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by MCB
Sun Oct 20, 2013 3:47 am
Forum: Website Updates & Announcements
Topic: Forum Member MCB
Replies: 7
Views: 4707

Re: Forum Member MCB

We thank you all for your kind words & thoughts and for the joy you brought my dear Mike.

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by MCB
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:51 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: BAIN, William (Grimwade p.428)
Replies: 2
Views: 1409

Re: BAIN, William (Grimwade p.428)

The Will of William Bain, late of 11 Scarsdale Terrace Kensington, who died there on 26th May was proved for probate at the Principal Registry on 20th June 1871. The value of the estate was under £12000.
by MCB
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:49 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: DAVENPORT, Burrage (Grimwade p.484, 744)
Replies: 1
Views: 1427

Re: DAVENPORT, Burrage (Grimwade p.484, 744)

DAVENPORT, Burrage II His application for freedom by patrimony in the Clothworkers Company in 1800-01 records he was born in 1778. As a bachelor of the parish he married Hannah Kitchener of Russington, Sussex at St Mary le Bow in 1803. Christening records in 1802 -11 at All Hallows Staining of child...
by MCB
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:46 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: OYLES, Phillip (Grimwade p.611)
Replies: 1
Views: 1064

OYLES, Phillip (Grimwade p.611)

He was assessed to Land Tax on unidentified property in St Mary at Hill parish, Billingsgate from 1704-1752.
His Will, Goldsmith late of St Mary at Hill, was proved for probate on 3rd February 1753 (National Archives reference PROB 11/800/9).
by MCB
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:45 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: OVERING, James (Grimwade p.314)
Replies: 0
Views: 728

OVERING, James (Grimwade p.314)

A James Overing had been assessed to Land Tax on property in Carey Lane from 1704. He was listed in the Turners Company in the 1713 and 1722 London Poll Books. He entered a mark at Goldsmiths’ Hall in 1717 from Carey Lane, probably as a case maker. Edmund the son of Henry Sibley an innholder of Hemp...
by MCB
Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Silversmiths & Allied Trades - The Channel Islands
Replies: 58
Views: 26180

Re: Silversmiths & Allied Trades - The Channel Islands

JOHN MALLETT OF ST HELIER, JERSEY. Some more information from Census records regarding John Mallett mentioned above. He was born around 1825 the son of John Mallett a watch maker of High Street, Barnstable, Devon and was listed there with his father in 1841. He was recorded as a watch maker at 5 Ne...
by MCB
Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Silversmiths & Allied Trades - The Channel Islands
Replies: 58
Views: 26180

Re: Silversmiths & Allied Trades - The Channel Islands

EUGENE TROUTAUD & SONS The Channel Islands Census records provide the following additional information. Eugene Troutaud (the spelling of the surname is variously recorded) was born in St John parish, Jersey around 1852. His father, also Eugene, a farm labourer born in Cherbourg around 1830 was ...
by MCB
Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:19 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: OTTON, Thomas Moriah (Grimwade p.610)
Replies: 1
Views: 1297

OTTON, Thomas Moriah (Grimwade p.610)

He was born in Jewin Street in 1793. He was not christened until 25th April 1814 at Christ Church, Foster Lane, the son of Thomas, a goldsmith of Jewin Street and his wife Elizabeth. He married Maria Bickerton at St George, Bloomsbury on 17th July 1814; they were both from that parish. They had five...
by MCB
Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:11 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: OADES, Thomas (Grimwade p.322)
Replies: 0
Views: 683

OADES, Thomas (Grimwade p.322)

Thomas Oades married Elizabeth Wiggett at St Leonard, Shoreditch in 1804; both were from that parish. He was assessed to Land Tax on unidentified property in St Mary, Aldermanbury parish from 1805-7 then at Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell from 1807-17 from where in 1813 he entered a mark at Goldsmi...
by MCB
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:56 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: ROE, Nicholas (Grimwade p.644-5)
Replies: 0
Views: 556

ROE, Nicholas (Grimwade p.644-5)

Benjamin the son of Nicholas Roe of the Clothworkers Company signed in 1694 to be the apprentice of Walter Lanes of the Coopers Company.
The Will of Nicholas Roe, Clothworker late of London, was proved for probate on 22nd May 1712 (National Archives reference PROB 11/527/89).
by MCB
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:53 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: ROBINSON, Philip (Grimwade p.644)
Replies: 0
Views: 584

ROBINSON, Philip (Grimwade p.644)

His son Philip signed to be his apprentice in 1729.
Although Grimwade notes his death as 1744 the Will of Philip Robinson, Goldsmith late of London, proved for probate on 25th August 1743 may be relevant (National Archives reference PROB 11/728/392).
by MCB
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: NEED, Susannah (Grimwade p.318)
Replies: 0
Views: 597

NEED, Susannah (Grimwade p.318)

She was born in 1781 the daughter of Bartholomew Need (Grimwade p.289, 333). She entered a mark at in 1804 at Goldsmiths’ Hall as a case maker from 27 Rawstone Street, St John’s Street Road which was also her father’s address. In an undated document indexed to 1811 she applied for freedom by patrimo...
by MCB
Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:14 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: ROBINSON Edward I Grimwade p.643)
Replies: 1
Views: 852

ROBINSON Edward I Grimwade p.643)

William Street of Pinner signed to be his apprentice in 1682.
The Will of Edward Robinson, Vintner late of London, proved for probate on 10th June 1727 is probably relevant (National Archives reference PROB 11/616/52).
by MCB
Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:11 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: RAND, John (Grimwade p.637)
Replies: 0
Views: 671

RAND, John (Grimwade p.637)

The Will of John Rand, goldsmith and Merchant Taylor late of Lombard Street, London, was proved for probate on 30th August 1714 (National Archives reference PROB 11/541/352).
by MCB
Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MUNS, John (Grimwade p.604)
Replies: 3
Views: 1383

MUNS, John (Grimwade p.604)

William Wing of Gutter Lane, London signed to be his apprentice in 1763. He was turned over on 28th March 1768 to William Café (Grimwade p.457, 740) by consent of his father William who was also the executor of John Mun’s Will. The Will of John Muns, silver turner late of Goldsmith Street, London, ...
by MCB
Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:06 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MUNDAY, Robert (Grimwade p.603)
Replies: 0
Views: 692

MUNDAY, Robert (Grimwade p.603)

As a widower and Merchant Taylor aged about 40 years from St Olave’s parish, Borough, Southwark he signed a bond in 1687 to marry spinster Alice Pyers aged about 26 years also from St Olave’s parish. The Will of Robert Munday, Merchant Taylor of St Olave, Southwark, was proved for probate on 23rd Ja...
by MCB
Fri Oct 11, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: TW JH and pseudo marks on bottle tickets
Replies: 1
Views: 1092

Re: TW JH and pseudo marks on bottle tickets

Hello Maurice The makers' mark is a representation of one registered at the London Assay Office by Thomas Wallis II and Jonathan Hayne in 1810. Arthur G Grimwade, the authority on the matter, reproduced that mark at item 2978 of his book showing a pellet between T and W but also noted that another s...
by MCB
Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:16 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MOUNIER, Peter (Grimwade p.315)
Replies: 0
Views: 662

MOUNIER, Peter (Grimwade p.315)

He entered a mark at Goldsmiths’ Hall in 1761 as a case maker from The Star, Theobalds Row, near Bedford Row. As a widower from St Ann’s parish, Soho he married Jane Fox in 1776 at St Marylebone. He was assessed to Land Tax on property in Tavistock Street from 1781-3 and Caroline Street from 1784-98...
by MCB
Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:14 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MORSON, Richard (p.601-2, 759)
Replies: 0
Views: 887

MORSON, Richard (p.601-2, 759)

Richard Morson of St Bride’s Fleet Street parish married Elizabeth Grace at St Leonard and St Mary, Bromley in 1763. A document relating to the Non-Conformist registration in 1765 of the birth of their son John at Dr Williams Library, Red Cross Street shows he was born in St Gregory by St Paul’s par...
by MCB
Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: PRICHARD, Thomas (Grimwade p.633)
Replies: 0
Views: 694

PRICHARD, Thomas (Grimwade p.633)

The Will of Thomas Prichard, Goldsmith late of St Giles in the Fields, London, proved for probate on 17th February 1727 may be relevant (National Archives reference PROB 11/614/53).

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