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The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Sat Feb 19, 2011 3:05 pm

The Goldsmiths of Bath

Arthur Grimwade in his London Goldsmiths 1697-1837 Their Marks & Lives records a total of 19 silversmiths working in the fashionable spa town of Bath, whose names are entered at the London Assay Office. There were of course many more working in the silver trade in that town, and hopefully this topic will record some more details of those involved.

Grimwade recorded the following names:

William Basnett
James Bottle
William Bottle
Lionel Bretton
James Burden
John Ford
Thomas Graham
Thomas Harris
Thomas Howell
Peter Merrett
Thomas Merrifield
Thomas Mitchell
John Townsend
William Townsend
James Welshman
John Williams
Jacob Willis
Jeremiah Willsher
Thomas Wynne

Some advertisements from 1819:

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W. Evill - Bath - 1819

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R. Cripps - Bath - 1819

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:45 am

A listing of persons involved, or possibly involved, in the silver trade at Bath in 1818. The information was filtered was Gye's Bath Directory (correct to January 1819).

J. Abraham---Optician---1, Bartlett Street (in period advertisement 7, Bartlett Street, Near the Upper Rooms).
J. Anthony---Toyman---1, Wade's Passage
J. Bartlett---Working Cutler---20, Horse Street
W. Basnett*---Goldsmith & Jeweller---28, Milsom Street (this would be William Basnett)
W. Bottle*---Silversmith---43, Walcot Street (this would be William Bottle)
W. Bullock**---Watchmaker---19, Claverton Street (this would be William Bullock)
A. Cadman---Perfumer, Snuff, and Toy Warehouse---Wade's Passage
W. Cartland---Cutler, Dressing Case and Work Box Maker---17, Union Street and 4, Bond Street
Catlery---Jeweller---7, Fountain Buildings
G. Clark---Razor Manufacturer and Working Cutler---5, York Buildings
R. Cripps**---Silversmith, Jeweller and Watchmaker---Westgate Street
C. Daniel---Seal Engraver---14, Bond Street
Davis---Working Silversmith---9, Chatham Row
W. Evill---Jeweller & Silversmith---Market Place
Fasana---Jeweller & Stationer---35, Milsom Street
W. Field**---Watchmaker---15, James Street
E. Fisher**---Watchmaker---13, Somerset Buildings (this would be Edwin Fisher)
Miss. Foster---Toy Warehouse---9, Bridge Street
C. Frankcom**---Watchmaker & Clockmaker---Quiet Street (this would be Charles Frankcom)
W. Freale**---Watchmaker & Clockmaker---8, Westgate Street
W. Gingell---Engraver---3, Northumberland Place
W. Haddack**---Chronometer & Watchmaker---7, Pulteney Bridge (this would be William Haddack)
M. Harris**---Watchmaker---2, Upper Borough Walls (this would be Matthew Harris)
T. Harris***---Silversmith & Watchmaker---5, Horse Street (this would be Thomas Harris)
Mrs. Harrison---Cutler---Union Place
J. Hibbert---Engraver---8, Chapel Row
J. Hitchcock---Lapidary---New Ferry, Lower Bristol Road
J. L. Huntly---Engraver & Copper Plate Printer---2, Pulteney Bridge
W. James**---Clockmaker & Watchmaker---12, Union Street (this would be William James)
G. Jefferys---Jeweller---6, Harington Place
R. Jennings---Jeweller---2, Saville Row
S. Ker---Working Jeweller---6, St Michael's Place
G. Lambert---Cutler---10, Guinea Lane
B. Lautier**---Watchmaker & Clockmaker---2, Bridge Street (this would be Benjamin Lautier)
Lawley & Co.---Musical & Other Clockmaker---7, Union Passage
Lock**---Watchmaker & Clockmaker---5, New Westgate Buildings (possibly James Lock)
J. Lyon---Pawnbroker, Silversmith & Jeweller
W. Mann---Cutler---5, Monmouth Street
Messers. Martin---Jewellers & Goldsmiths---22, Milsom Street
S. Martin---Jeweller---9, Vineyards
T. Merrifield*---Silversmith---2, Old Orchard (this would be Thomas Merrifield)
Merrett*---Goldsmith & Working Jeweller---14, Beaufort Square (this would be Peter Merrett)
Mrs. Moore---Jeweller & Toy Warehouse---Abbey Church Yard
H. Moore---Jeweller---14, Phillip Street
G. Moulam**---Working Clockmaker & Watchmaker---20, Ballans Street
W. Parker---Ivory & Hardwood Turner---9, Abbey Green
R. M. Payne---Goldsmith & Jeweller to His Majesty---10, Union Street
J. Phillips---Filligree Worker & Silversmith---19, Union Passage
T. Phillips Jnr.---Working Jeweller---20, Union Passage
J. Pitter---Gold & Silver Laceman & Accomptant---8, New Bond Street
R. Plaskett**---Watchmaker---21, Grove Street (noted in 'Errata' as should read '18, Grove Street') (this would be Reuben Plaskett)
J. Reviere---Jeweller---1, Bond Street
T. Stafford---Goldsmith & Jeweller---14, Bond Street
Vincent**---Watchmaker---22, Vineyards (this would be A. Vincent)
J. Welshman*---Working Silversmith---43, Walcot Street (this would be James Welshman)
G. Wood---Toyman---20, Orange Grove
F.B. Wright---Jeweller & Perfumer---13, Wade's Passage

*Denotes recorded by Grimwade
**Denotes recorded by Baille
***Denotes recorded by both Grimwade and Baille

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:21 am

A listing of bankruptcies that occured amongst the members of the Bath silver trade from the early to mid 19th century, noted from period newspapers. The newspapers quoted are those found giving the earlist mention of the bankruptcy and the date of the publication, the bankruptcy itself may have occured somewhat earlier.

George Newcomb---Jeweller---The Examiner---3rd July 1808
Peter Vigne---Jeweller---Morning Chronicle---27th March 1815
Ann Atkinson---Jeweller---Morning Post---11th March 1816
Charles Wycombe Daniel---Jeweller---Bristol Mercury---26th June 1820
Philip Russian---Jeweller---Bristol Mercury---11th September 1820
Thomas Stafford---Jeweller---Morning Chronicle---5th September 1821
William Thomas Germain---Jeweller---Morning Post---9th August 1826
Elijah Solomon---Jeweller---Morning Post---13th July 1831
R. Nicholls---Silversmith---Bristol Mercury---29th November 1831
M. Richenburgh---Silversmith---Bristol Mercury---11th August 1832
Nathaniel Hedges---Jeweller---Bristol Mercury---21st September 1850
J.M. Perl---Jeweller---Daily News---7th May 1851 (Listed as 'Insolvent Debtor' rather than Bankrupt)
Charles Curtis---Jeweller---Morning Post---28th October 1863
George Edward Silcox---Jeweller---The Standard---26th April 1865
Edward Francis Collings---Jeweller & Dealer in Fancy Goods---London Gazette---30th June 1885

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:29 am

A listing of bankruptcies that occured amongst the members of the Bath silver trade from the 18th century, noted from period newspapers. The newspapers quoted are those found giving the earlist mention of the bankruptcy and the date of the publication, the bankruptcy itself may have occured somewhat earlier.

James Beresford---Jeweller & Toyman---Public Advertiser---4th March 1754
John Pyke---Goldsmith, Jeweller & Toyman---Public Advertiser---5th April 1756
John Davis---Jeweller & Toyman---Whitehall Evening Post---27th January 1761
William Rogers---Jeweller---Lloyds Evening Post---6th February 1775
James Logie Brinklow***---Watchmaker & Jeweller---Morning Chronicle---17th March 1779
Ambrose Mainwaring---Jeweller---London Chronicle---12th June 1781
Robert Stennett***---Watchmaker & Silversmith---London Gazette---19th April 1785
Ralph Jenning---Jeweller & Toyman---St James Chronicle---9th August 1792 (noted as being in partnership with Thomas Griffith)
Thomas Griffith---Jeweller & Toyman---Lloyds Evening Post---10th December 1792 (noted as being in partnership with Ralph Jennings)
William Townsend*---Silversmith---Courier & Evening Gazette---21st December 1795
Thomas Townsend**---Silversmith---Courier & Evening Gazette---21st December 1795 (see below for details of John Townsend)

*Denotes recorded by Grimwade
** Mentioned in Grimwade's biography of William Townsend
***Denotes recorded by Baillie

A James Brinklow, Watchmaker, is recorded as working in Jamaica in 1789, perhaps to indentified as the same watchmaker in the above listing.

The bankruptcy notice of Thomas Townsend reads: Thomas Townsend of the City of Bath, Silversmith, and John Townsend, of Bathwick, victualler and builder, to surrender Jan. 5,6, and 30, at eleven, at the Argyle Coffee House, Bathwick. Attorney, Mr Taylor, New King Street, Bath. The John Townsend mentioned is most likely to be one of the same John Townsend recorded by Grimwade (p.716).

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Wed Feb 23, 2011 4:49 am

Death Notice

'At Widcomb, Mr B. Axford, many years a jeweller at Bath'.

Source: Jackson's Oxford Journal - Saturday 4th December 1802

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:23 am

Death Notice

'Death of Peter Merrett, late an eminent and ingenious goldsmith of Bath, in the 72nd year of his age.'

Source: Bristol Mercury - Tuesday 1st November 1831

Grimwade's biography of Peter Merrett will be found on pages 716 and 725 of 'London Goldsmiths 1697-1837 Their Lives & Marks'

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:09 pm

The above death notice that stated: 'At Widcomb, Mr B. Axford, many years a jeweller at Bath'. is likely to relate to Benjamin Axford, or perhaps a son. Benjamin Axford was a noted Bath Jeweller and Goldsmith, born in 1726, he was apprenticed to Peter Gouillet around the year 1740. Benjamin Axford was in business on his own account in Bath by 1748 and likely married to his wife, Anne, at that time, as the Bath Abbey registers record the birth of twelve children to the couple in the years between 1749 and 1766.

Benjamin Axford is known to have had at least one apprentice indentured to him, Samuel Dunn in 1764.

Peter Gouillet left Bath for London in c.1744, taking his apprentice, Benjamin Axford with him. Heal records Peter Gouillet at the 'Crown & Pearl' at Leicester Fields, London in 1744. Axford returned to Bath on completion of his term.

Peter Gouillet is likely to be the 'Mr Goulet', noted in this advertisement that appeared in the London Evening Post on the 28th November 1738

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Peter Gouillet was perhaps of Huguenot descent and is likely to be identified with the jeweller, Charles Gouillet, who was also recorded as working in Leicester Fields in the 1770's by Heal.

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Sat Feb 26, 2011 9:54 am

On the 23rd February 1933, an exhibition entitled 'The British Theatrical Loan Exhibition' was held at Dudley House, Park Lane. One of the exhibits was a bill issued by the Bath jeweller and goldsmith, William Evill, the bill, dated 1771, was made out to the playwright and poet Richard Sheridan, it stated:

R B Sheridan

June 10. To 1 Neat Hair Locket.
.......... To 1 Fancy Ring.
.......... To Setting a Picture in a Case.


The hair and the picture were believed to be of the actress Elizabeth Linley to whom he was to marry two years later.

Further detail of Richard Sheridan will be found at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Brinsley_Sheridan and of Elizabeth Linley at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Ann_Linley

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Sat Mar 05, 2011 5:50 am

The London Gazette of 16th March 1841 gives a notice of a disolved partnership of Fasana (senior) and Stafford.

Both names appear in Gye's Bath Directory of 1819, Fasana (Jeweller and Stationer) of 35, Milsom Street and T. Stafford (Goldsmith and Jeweller) of 14, Bond Street. A Thomas Stafford (Jeweller) was noted as being bankrupt in 1821.

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Thu Jun 09, 2011 4:11 am

The mark of Thomas Graham and Jacob Willis of Walcot Street, Bath.

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Thomas Graham & Jacob Willis

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Thomas Graham & Jacob Willis - London - 1789

This mark, noted on a tablespoon, was entered at Goldsmiths Hall on the 29th June 1789. The partnership appears to have been over by 1792 when they both entered seperate marks at London with Graham remaining in Bath and Willis departing to Frome in Somerset.

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

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BENJAMIN LAUTIER

6, Bridge Street, Bath.

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B. Lautier - Bath - 1848

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

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SILVERSMITHS & ALLIED TRADES - BATH - 1792

John Atwood......................Cutler and Toyman......................Wade's Passage
James Atwood....................Working Cutler...........................Northgate Street
William Ashley....................Toyman...................................Burton Street
Peter Andrews....................Toyman...................................Broad Street
Messrs. Brettons.................Goldsmiths and Jewellers...............Milsom Street
William Basnett..................Goldsmith and Jeweller.................Bond Street
William Bullock...................Clock and Watchmaker.................Claverton Street
William Cardinbrook.............Bucklemaker.............................Stall Street
Robert Darby......................Brightsmith..............................Peter Street
Dowton & Atkinson...............Goldsmiths and Watchmakers.........Cheap Street
James Evill........................Goldsmith and Jeweller.................High Street
Thomas Field.....................Watchmaker..............................Bond Street
Thamas Hewitt...................Cutler......................................Orange Grove
Thomas Howell...................Silversmith................................Broad Street
William Harford..................Watchmaker..............................South Parade
Samuel Jones.....................Watchmaker and Tea Dealer...........Abbey Yard
Jennings & Griffith..............Jewellers..................................York Buildings
James Lock.......................Watchmaker..............................New Westgate Buildings
Benjamin Milgrove...............Toyman...................................Bond Street
William Moore....................Toyman...................................Orange Grove
John Mitchell......................Brightsmith..............................Avon Street
John Lewin Newman..............Repository, Toyman, and Jeweller....On the Walks
John Roubel.......................Goldsmith and Jeweller.................Wade's Passage
Thomas Robinson.................Watchmaker.............................Queen Street
Robert Stennett...................Watchmaker.............................Saville Row
George Sperin.....................Toyman..................................Orange Grove
Benjamin Smith...................Optician..................................Bond Street
William Stone.....................Cutler.....................................Bridge Street
Thomas Townsend................Silversmith and Jeweller...............High Street
William Townsend................Working Silversmith....................Walcot Street
Joseph Thomas...................Cutler.....................................Borough Walls
Charles Viner......................Toyman and Perfumer..................Bond Street
George Wood .....................Watchmaker.............................Bridge Street

Source: The New Bath Directory for the Year 1792 - W. Gye - 1792

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

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W. VEAL

6a, Stall Street, Bath.

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W. Veal - Bath - 1885

Link to an image of another of Mr Veal's shops, this one is at 87, Regent Street, Swindon: http://www.flickr.com/photos/swindonloc ... otostream/


The Shop of Mr. Veal, Jeweller, at Bath, Was Broken into on Wednesday Night, and Nearly the Whole Stock of the Shop, Valued at £400, Stolen. Only plated goods were left. The burglars effected an entrance by breaking through the roof, and had previously made an attempt with a centre-bit to get through the wall of an adjacent house.

Source: Illustrated London News - 26th October 1878


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STIER & SON

19, New Bond Street, Bath.

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

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SILVERSMITHS & ALLIED TRADES - BATH - 1848

George Allen..................Watch & Clockmaker...........................Twerton
Charles Ballinger.............Working Jeweller & Silversmith................7, Northumberland Place
Thomas Bartlett..............Cutler.............................................19, Southgate Street
George Braham...............Optician & Mathematical Instrument Maker..6, George Street
John Bulgin....................Watch & Clockmaker............................5, Lady Mead
Grace Bullock.................Watch & Clockmaker............................27, Claverton Street
James Bullock.................Goldsmith, Silversmith, & Jeweller...........31, Milsom Street (Private residence: Prospect Villa, Beechen Cliff)
Henry Catling.................Working Jeweller................................Bartlett Street
Joseph Chead.................Watch & Clockmaker............................4, Barton Street
Henry Cody....................Brightsmith.......................................Beaufort Place, Larkhall
Jane Cooper..................Jewellery Hair Worker...........................11, Guinea Lane
Herbert S. Cousins..........Working Jeweller..................................7, York Street
John Cox.....................Watch & Clockmaker..............................8, Guinea Lane
William Crisp................Working Jeweller..................................38 1/2, Broad Lane
Charles C. Davis.............Brightsmith........................................12, Walcot Street
Dew & Co. ...................Pawnbrokers & Silversmiths.....................1, Upper Borough Walls
Jacob Eames.................Watch & Clockmaker.............................41, Broad Street
Thomas Eames..............Watch & Clockmaker..............................7, Saville Row
John Fairhurst..............Working Jeweller..................................11, Propect Place
William Fairhurst...........Working Jeweller..................................1, Pulteney Bridge
Myer Fishel..................Watchmaker & Working Jeweller................1, New Bond Street Place
Ebenezer Fisher.............Watch & Clockermaker...........................2, Great Stanhope Street
Edwin Fisher.................Watch & Clockmaker, Jeweller..................9, Old Bond Street
Francis Fisher...............Brightsmith........................................6, St George's Place, Upper Bristol Road
Flaig & Alexander...........Watchmakers & Jewellers.......................23, Somerset Buildings
George Francis Germain....Goldsmith & Working Jeweller.................1, Lower Church Street
William Thomas Germain...Watchmaker & Jeweller.........................4, Margaret Buildings
Charles Gibbs.................Watch & Clockmaker............................4, Monmouth Place & 7, Prospect Buildings, Wells Road
Henry Gibbs...................Brightsmith.......................................1, Harley Place
Robert Gillo...................Manufacturing Cutler............................4, Somerset Buildings
Samuel Guy...................Brightsmith.......................................17, Bridewell Lane
Lawrence James Hales......Pawnbroker & Silversmith......................45, Southgate Street
George Hall...................Brightsmith......................................Cornwall Buildings
John Dafter Harris...........Silversmith, Jeweller, Watch & Clockmaker...5, Southgate Street (Private residence: 3, South Hayes, Wells Road)
Mary Ann Harrison...........Cutler..............................................13, Union Street
Robert Hill....................Working Cutler....................................49, Walcot Street
Samuel Hulbert..............Watch & Clockmaker..............................28, Broad Street
George Jefferys.............Jeweller..............................................2, Charles Street
Mary Jole.....................Watch & Clockmaker..............................7, Pulteney Bridge
George Lansdown...........Watch & Clockmaker, Jeweller & Silversmith...42, Milsom Street (Private residence: 8, North Parade)
Charlotte Lautier............Watch & Clockmaker...............................6, Bridge Street
Joseph Lawley................Clock & Trunkmaker...............................2, Burton Street
John William Lewis..........Working Jeweller & Ornamental Hair Worker...5, George Street
Ann Lock......................Watch & Clockmaker..............................11, Queen Street
William Long.................Brightsmith.........................................1, Lambridge Street
Mather & Grant.............Working Jewellers & Silversmiths.................3, Northumberland Place
John May....................Watch & Clockmaker...............................22, Orange Grove
James Melluish.............Watch & Clockmaker...............................3, Balustrade
*Mitchell & Merrifield.......Silversmiths & Water Gilders.....................23, Kingsmead Terrace
Charles Moore..............Silversmith & Jeweller.............................3, Abbey Churchyard
Charles Morgan.............Working Jeweller...................................9, Abbey Green
Alexander Mowat..........Watch & Clockmaker................................7, Quiet Street
Thomas Neill................Surgical Instrument Maker.........................7, New Westgate Buildings
Thomas Noble...............Silversmith & Jeweller.............................2, New Bond Street Buildings
Charles Old..................Chronometer, Watch & Clockmaker & Jeweller...24, New Bond Street
Sebastian Oschwald........Clockmaker..........................................7, Union Passage
Samuel Paisey...............Brightsmith.........................................Grove Street
Edward Palmer..............Toy Warehouse....................................23, New Bond Street
Robert B. Palmer...........Watch & Clockmaker..............................14, Old Bond Street
Payne & Sons...............Jewellers & Goldsmiths............................21, Old Bond Street
George Peacock...........Watch & Clockmaker................................31, St Jame's Parade
George Poole..............Watch & Clockmaker & Silversmith...............36, Milsom Street
Peter Puxton...............Brightsmith..........................................15, Beaufort Square
William Roberts...........Watch & Clockmaker................................16, Green Street
George Sainsbury.........Watchmaker & Jeweller............................15, Margarets Buildings
Benjamin Silcox...........Toyman..............................................7, Westgate Street
William John Smith.......Watchmaker & Jeweller............................15, Axford's Buildings
Jacob Steager.............Brightsmith..........................................Shums Court, Cheap Street
James Stephens...........Working Goldsmith................................18, Green Street (Private residence: 2, Leicester Cottage, Carriage Road)
Abraham Vincent..........Watch & Clockmaker...............................5, Cleveland Terrace
Abel Vivian.................Brightsmith..........................................5, Amery Lane
Thomas Vivian.............Brightsmith.........................................16, Claverton Street
George Wadham..........Watch & Clockmaker...............................4, Orange Grove
**Warren & Fuller...........Goldsmiths, Silversmiths, Watch & Clockmakers..1, Westgate Street
Peter Williams............Cutler...................................................9, Westgate Street
William Williamson.......Optician................................................3, Queen Street
John Woolcott.............Brightsmith..........................................10, Morford Street
John Wright & Co. .......Goldsmiths, Watchmakers, Silversmiths, & Jewellers..16, Milsom Street
William C. Young.........Silversmith & Pawnbroker............................1, Morford Street

Source: Hunt & Co.'s Directory & Court Guide for Bath, Bristol & Wells - E. Hunt & Co. - 1848

*For more information on Thomas Mitchell & Thomas Merrifield, see: viewtopic.php?f=74&t=26065&p=65459#p65459 and viewtopic.php?f=74&t=26064&p=65458

** For more information on Horatio Jennings Warren and Samuel Henry Fuller, see: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=19161&p=43663

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:09 pm

JOHN WRIGHT & Co.

John Wright who is recorded in the above 1848 directory, entered marks at the London Assay Office. He was listed as a Silversmith, Jeweller, and Perfumer of 14, Abbey Churchyard and 15, Cheap Street, Bath in 1841, and by 1845 he had removed to the noted premises at 16, Milsom Street, Bath.

By 1864 the business was styled Wright & Son, and still located at the Milsom Street address.

John Wright's private residence was noted as Bloomfield House, Bath, in November 1849.

Source: The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths - John Culme

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:14 pm

DIED

December 1798

At Widcomb, aged 77, Mr. J. Smith, fomerly a Jeweller of Bath.


Source: Monthly Magazine and British Register - Volume 6 - 1798

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

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EDWIN J. VOKES

16, Milsom Street, and 31, Southgate Street, Bath

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Edwin J. Vokes - Bath - 1885

The history of Edwin Vokes's firm can be traced back to Zephanian Bullock of Widcombe, Bath, to c.1740. Thomas Bullock took over from his father, Zephanian, in 1765, and ran the business until 1795 when he handed it over to his son, William, who died in 1846. The firm then passed to William Bullock's nephew, William Vokes, he died in 1870, aged 59 years and the business passed to Edwin.

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Re: The Goldsmiths of Bath

Postby dognose » Sun Jan 22, 2012 6:23 am

JAMES STAMP

It would appear that James Stamp (Grimwade p.669) was perhaps resident at Bath at the time of his death. The following notice appeared in Deaths column in 'The Gentleman's Magazine':

Deaths - 11th April 1780

At Bath, Mr James Stamp, Silversmith at Cheapside, and a Common-Councilman of Cheap Ward.


Source: The Gentleman's Magazine - Volume 50 - 1780

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Postby dognose » Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:20 am

LANGHORNE

Died

Mr Langhorne, Working Jeweller of Bath


Source: Oracle and Public Advertiser - 18th May 1798

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