Nicholson, Samuel

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Samuel Nicholson of Cateaton St proposed member 12.11.1782 by Joseph Brown 2nded John Jebb
See Moorman, William Wordsworth vol 1 p 209 Wordsworth's friend a haberdasher of 15 Cateaton St, they went together to hear the sermons of Joseph Fawcett (DNB c.1758-1804). In 1802 he lived at 38 Finsbury Sq and spent summers at Guildford. Baptised Sept 1738 s of George & Hannah at Independent meeting house Huddlesceugh, Cumberland. Morning Chron 22.7.1798  "To Mr Samuel Nicholson, Cateaton St. Sir, A number of Young Men, Clerks and Warehousemen, finding themselves aggrieved by the late illiberal Resolutilon of the Spitalfield Weavers, take this public method of returning you their warmest Thanks for your decided opposition to their measures and hope that the Trade in general will consider what a serious thing it is to deprive a body of industrious men of a considerable part of what they have been accustomed to depend upon for subsistence". Lancaster Gazette 10.11.1827 Samuel Nicholson Esq died on 26.10.1827 qt Ham Common, Surrey in his 90th year, late a partner in the Glasgow bank, a native of Cumberland. He was buried at Bunhill Fields 2.11.1827, his will PCC 24.11.1827 of Ham Common. He married Mary Haydon at Guildford 19.1.1773. Their children bapt at Old Jewry Presbyterian Elizabeth Mary 1774, Caroline 1775, Hannah 1776, Maria 1777, William 1779, Samuel 1780, Harriet 1785, George Thomas 1787. Morning Post 25.3.1814 George Thomas Nicholson, Barrister, only son of Samuel Nicholson Esq married 23.3.1814 at Little Parndon, Essex, Anne Elizabeth 2nd dau of William Smith MP