Choppin, William

Submitted by edpope on Wed, 26/11/2014 - 16:55

William Choppin of 12 Gracechurch Street proposed member of Society for Constitutional Information 25.5.1792 by Bush 2nded Horne Tooke

William Choppin appr 1777 to Thomas Willis Skinners Company (Thomas Willis of Skinners Company chymist & druggist 342 Hermitage, Wapping 1780-91 Lime St 1796) / William Choppin of Skinners Co druggist of Gracechurch St (Univ Brit Dir 1791) Choppin & Butler druggists of Gracechurch St directories 1786-91 / 1796 William Choppin of Skinners Co voted Pickett & Combe, and John Choppin of Blacksmith's Co also voted in London elections, both of Bell Yard, Gracechurch St / they were probably brothers, children of William Choppin admitted Blacksmith's Co 1735 who = Shoreditch 18.12.1738 Mary Chapman, their dau Elizabeth bapt 1741 All Hallows Lombard St, and 2ndly = All Hallows Lombard St 20.12.1759 Martha Merryweather sp otp by lic, his will PCC 12.1.1767 of All Hallows Lombard St all to wife Martha, her will PCC 30.4.1788 dated 10.5.1787 mentioned sons William & John Merryweather / although Wm Choppin senior was apprenticed 1728 as son of William Choppin deceased labourer of East Bearsted, Essex, William Choppin and his wife Martha were both buried at Thame, Oxfordshire where the surname doesn't appear elsewhere in the registers /1786 subscribers to Thomas Clio Rickman's poems, Mrs Choppin Astley's Row & J M Choppin Gracechurch St / World 18.7.1788 William Choppin steward for meeting of old boys of Mr Hebden's Academy, Hounslow & also Morning Chronicle 7.1.1791 William Choppin steward for meeting of old boys of St Paul's School / a William Choppin bach gent of St Marylebone marriage license 4.6.1798 with Jemima Stuart Mowitt but doubtful if this was the SCI member, of whom I can trace no further after 1792 / Charles s of John Merryweather & Charlotte Choppin bapt 21.11.1798 Cheshunt, Herts / will PCC of John Merryweather Choppin gent of St James Clerkenwell 1830 / will PCC of Charlotte Choppin widow of Camberwell 1845