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by MCB
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:16 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: NASH, Robert (Grimwade p.605, 760)
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NASH, Robert (Grimwade p.605, 760)

As a goldsmith from St Ann’s Soho he paid Duty in 1802 for the apprentice indentures of Robert Brock.
The Will of Robert Nash, late of Soho, was proved for probate on 10th July 1805 (National Archives reference PROB 11/1428/84).
by MCB
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:15 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MEURE, Peter (Grimwade p.596, 759)
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Views: 960

MEURE, Peter (Grimwade p.596, 759)

He was assessed to Land Tax at White Hart Court, Windmill Street, Soho in 1781-2.
The Will of Peter Meure, late of St Ann, (Soho), Westminster, proved for probate on 13th December 1782 is probably relevant (National Archives reference PROB 11/1098/172).
by MCB
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MARSTON, Joseph (Grimwade p.592)
Replies: 2
Views: 1454

Re: MARSTON, Joseph (Grimwade p.592)

No marriage record has been found for him. Christenings of the children of Joseph and Sarah Marston were recorded at St Leonard, Shoreditch in 1772 when their address was Hoxton Town, at St Luke, Finsbury, in 1775 when Joseph was a watch chain maker and in 1776, 1779, 1780 and 1783 when he was a sil...
by MCB
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MALPAS, Joseph (Grimwade p.283)
Replies: 1
Views: 2932

MALPAS, Joseph (Grimwade p.283)

Joseph Malpas, jeweller of St Vedast parish, Foster Lane signed a bond in 1742 to marry Amy Potter. Trade directories from 1753-81 show him as a jeweller at 9 Wood Street. He paid Duty as a freeman of the Haberdashers Company for the apprentice indentures of John Cowill in 1761 and John Mogg in 1764...
by MCB
Mon Sep 16, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Some Macabre Stories of the Silver Trade
Replies: 714
Views: 178293

Re: Some Macabre Stories of the Silver Trade

EUGENE HAMBURGER What of Eugene Hamburger the victim in the above incident? As mentioned in the report he was the son of Marcus Hamburger and his wife Emilie. Marcus was born in Poland around 1818 and his wife born in France around 1829. Eugene was also born in France around 1858. Marcus and Emilie...
by MCB
Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:55 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LYON, Henry (Grimwade p.587)
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Views: 940

LYON, Henry (Grimwade p.587)

The Will of Henry Lyon, Goldsmith late of St Clement Danes, London, was proved for probate on 13th June 1710 (National Archives reference PROB 11/515/327).
by MCB
Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:48 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MAILE, Robert (Grimwade p.284)
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Views: 938

MAILE, Robert (Grimwade p.284)

He was christened the son of Thomas and Sarah Maile of Saffron Hill at St Andrew, Holborn in 1733 and apprenticed to Benjamin Gurdon (Grimwade p.284, 356) of the Goldsmiths Company in 1747. He was free in 1755. As a bachelor from St Ann’s parish he married Ann Bowers of St Stephen, Coleman Street at...
by MCB
Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:45 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LUTWYCHE, William (Grimwade p.587, 758 )
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LUTWYCHE, William (Grimwade p.587, 758 )

As a resident of All Hallows parish, Lombard Street, he married Frances Child at St Nicholas Cole Abbey in 1768. James Edward in 1772 and William Howard in 1774, sons of goldsmith William and his wife Frances were christened at St Dionis Backchurch . Frances was buried in May 1782 and William in Nov...
by MCB
Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:07 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LEEKE, Ralph (Grimwade p.579, 757)
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Views: 1077

LEEKE, Ralph (Grimwade p.579, 757)

Thomas Bumpas of Buckinghamshire was apprenticed to Ralph Leake of the Goldsmiths Company in 1691 and he was listed in that name and Company in the 1710 London Poll Book. The Will of Ralph Leeke, goldsmith late of London, was proved for probate on 8th June 1716 (National Archives reference PROB 11/5...
by MCB
Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:06 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: JOUET, Peter (Grimwade p.565)
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JOUET, Peter (Grimwade p.565)

The Will of Peter Jouet, goldsmith and hoop petticoat maker late of St Botolph, Aldersgate, was proved for probate on 10th January 1744 (National Archives reference PROB 11/731/60).
by MCB
Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:04 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LUPTON, Charles (Grimwade p.291, 334)
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LUPTON, Charles (Grimwade p.291, 334)

He was christened Charles Barford Lupton in 1794 at St James, Pentonville, the son of William and Mary. He entered marks at Goldsmith’s Hall in 1815 from Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, in 1816 and 1817 from St James’s Place, Clerkenwell and in the same year from the same address in partnership with E...
by MCB
Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:02 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LOVELL, Robert (Grimwade p.585-6)
Replies: 0
Views: 695

LOVELL, Robert (Grimwade p.585-6)

His father was named as Isaac of Woodingborough in the indentures of 1693 rather than Henry of Wooinglaven which Grimwade suggested. He married Hannah Maddocks at St Andrew, Holborn in 1704. Four of their children were christened at St Botolph, Bishopsgate between 1707 and 1720. He was assessed to L...
by MCB
Thu Sep 12, 2013 5:47 am
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: J Nowill and Sons Marks
Replies: 2
Views: 2282

Re: J Nowill and Sons Marks

Putting aside for once the Forum's requirements for images it has to be said that an unlisted mark hasn't been discovered. A mark comprising a rectangle with rounded corners containing JN & S with a pellet (dot) after the letter J was registered in Sheffield by J Nowill & Sons of 135 Scotlan...
by MCB
Thu Sep 12, 2013 4:44 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: KING, Jeremiah (Grimwade p.571, 756)
Replies: 1
Views: 1041

KING, Jeremiah (Grimwade p.571, 756)

The Will of Jeremiah King, Embroiderer late of London, was proved for probate on 2nd May 1750 (National Archives reference PROB 11/779/18).
by MCB
Thu Sep 12, 2013 4:43 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: KEMP, John (Grimwade p.569)
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Views: 760

KEMP, John (Grimwade p.569)

The Will of John Kemp, goldsmith late of London, was proved for probate on 30th October 1753 (National Archives reference PROB 11/804/444).
by MCB
Thu Sep 12, 2013 4:41 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LOFTHOUSE, Seth (Grimwade p.584, 757)
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Views: 817

LOFTHOUSE, Seth (Grimwade p.584, 757)

He married Ann Derayne at St Botolph, Bishopsgate in 1684. Their son Edward was christened at St Leonard, Eastcheap in 1685. Sons Seth in 1688, Joseph in 1690 and daughters Sarah also in 1690 and Ann in 1692 were christened at St Botolph, Bishopsgate. Another son Seth was christened at St Bride’s in...
by MCB
Thu Sep 12, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LOBJORT, Anthony (Grimwade p.281)
Replies: 0
Views: 777

LOBJORT, Anthony (Grimwade p.281)

Grimwade lists a small worker from Pimlico by this name entering a mark at Goldsmiths’ Hall in 1792. He may have been Anthony Lobjoit, a resident of Princes Row, near Hanover Square from 1791-1812, who as William Anthony Lobjoit aged about 68 years died in Turnham Green in 1819 and was buried at St ...
by MCB
Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:44 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: JERMAN, Samuel (Grimwade p.562, 755)
Replies: 2
Views: 2767

JERMAN, Samuel (Grimwade p.562, 755)

As Samuel Jarman of the Goldsmiths Company he paid Duty in 1767 for the apprentice indentures of William Herring.
The Will of Samuel Jarman silversmith late of St Martin’s in the Fields, London, proved for probate on 6th July 1774 may be relevant (National Archives reference PROB 11/999/190).
by MCB
Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:40 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: HOARE, Thomas (Grimwade p.547)
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Views: 828

HOARE, Thomas (Grimwade p.547)

The Will of Thomas Hoare, silversmith late of St Luke, London, was proved for probate on 20th October 1831 (National Archives reference PROB 11/1791A/267).
by MCB
Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LITTLEWOOD, Samuel (Grimwade p.583-4)
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Views: 947

LITTLEWOOD, Samuel (Grimwade p.583-4)

In 1763 Samuel Littlewood a hardware man, son of John Littlewood of Sheffield and also a hardware man, applied for freedom by redemption in the Fishmongers Company. The same name was entered at Goldsmiths’ Hall in 1772 for registration of a mark as a goldsmith at 9, Lombard Street and in a Duty paid...

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