Williamson, John

Submitted by edpope on Thu, 13/09/2012 - 14:24

GODWIN DIARY: 9.11.1795 at John King's / 18.3.1796 there / 16.5.1796 there. In Godwin's 1796 list for 1795
One of the proprietors of the Telegraph newspaper, along with John King, Charles Este, George Robinson & David Evans Macdonnell, all of whom were present on the first occasion and all except Robinson on the other two. Said in newspapers to be a half-pay ensign, which fits with a John Williamson ensign of 18th foot, listed in army half-pay from 1783 to 1808
SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Williamson of Field Court, Grays Inn proposed member 23.11.1792 by John Moore 2nded John Augustus Bonney
John Williamson attorney 12 Grays Inn Square Law List 1794-1797. Maybe the same as the newspaper owner above but a common name so no reason to think so

Work notes
Checked PCC 1807 Condover, Shropshire / PCC 1816 Lyons Inn (sister Mgt wife of Alexr Bugo) / PCC 1820 Bloomsbury (Broad St wife Mgt) / try also ? PCC 1819 bach of King St Cheapside. Boyle's 1794 W Esq 5 Russel St