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by MCB
Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:36 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LISTER, Jeremiah (Grimwade p.304)
Replies: 1
Views: 1318

LISTER, Jeremiah (Grimwade p.304)

He may have been Jeremiah the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Lister christened at St Andrew, Holborn in 1736. He married Jane Emmott at St George, Bloomsbury in 1760; they were both from that parish. He was free by redemption in the Goldsmiths’ Company in 1761 and entered a mark at Goldsmiths’ Hall in ...
by MCB
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:43 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: HEBERT, Henry (Grimwade p.742, 752)
Replies: 0
Views: 943

HEBERT, Henry (Grimwade p.742, 752)

He was listed in the 1749 London Poll Book as a silversmith from St Ann’s Court. He married Elizabeth Sanviak at St George’s Chapel, Mayfair in 1751. They were both from St Ann, Soho parish. The Will of Henry Hebert, silversmith late of St Ann, Westminster, was proved for probate on 27th August 1764...
by MCB
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:41 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: HAYTER, Thomas (Grimwade p.541, 752)
Replies: 0
Views: 990

HAYTER, Thomas (Grimwade p.541, 752)

He was christened the son of John and Mary Hayter at St Marylebone in 1768.
His death was registered in Clerkenwell in July 1840.
The Will of Thomas Hayter, goldsmith late of Winchester Place, Pentonville, was proved for probate on 29th December 1840 (National Archives reference PROB 11/1933/351).
by MCB
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LINSLEY, William (Grimwade p.329, 348, 353)
Replies: 2
Views: 2052

LINSLEY, William (Grimwade p.329, 348, 353)

He was christened the son of John and Sarah Linsley of Long Alley at St Leonard, Shoreditch in 1771. His father was a watch case maker. No records of an apprenticeship have been found but he became a freeman of the Skinners Company (see below). He married Jane Haliday at St Luke, Old Street in 1792;...
by MCB
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:35 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LINSEY, William (Grimwade p.329)
Replies: 0
Views: 841

LINSEY, William (Grimwade p.329)

He may have been William the son of James and Ann Linsey who was christened at St Luke, Finsbury in 1749. Page 199 of Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World records he was apprenticed in 1763 but provides no date for his freedom. No indentures for this apprenticeship have been traced. William, the...
by MCB
Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:36 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: HANNAM, Thomas (Grimwade p.533)
Replies: 2
Views: 3714

HANNAM, Thomas (Grimwade p.533)

His burial, aged 67 years late of Monkwell Street, was registered on 4th February 1808 at St Sepulchre, Holborn.
The Will of Thomas Hannam, silversmith late of Monkwell Street, was proved for probate on 14th February 1808 (National Archives reference PROB 11/1474/108).
by MCB
Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:33 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: GARNIER, Daniel (Grimwade p.519)
Replies: 0
Views: 772

GARNIER, Daniel (Grimwade p.519)

The Will of Daniel Garnier, late of St Benet Fink parish, London, proved for probate on 7th September 1721 (National Archives reference PROB 11/581/235) may be relevant.
by MCB
Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:31 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LIGER, John (Grimwade p.583)
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

LIGER, John (Grimwade p.583)

He was christened the son of Isaac (Grimwade p.582-53) and Mary Liger at St Martin in the Fields in 1711. He entered a mark at Goldsmiths’ Hall in 1730 as a large worker in Hemings Row which had been his father’s address until his death in that year. As a resident of St Martin in the Fields parish i...
by MCB
Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:24 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LIGER, Isaac (Grimwade p.582-3)
Replies: 0
Views: 1270

LIGER, Isaac (Grimwade p.582-3)

He is listed as having a Non-Conformist marriage in Piccadilly, London in 1705. Children of Isaac and Mary Liger christened at St Martin in the Fields were Isaac, in 1706, Jane in 1708, John in 1711, Susanne in 1713 and Mary in 1714. He was listed as a freeman of the Broiderers Company in the 1710, ...
by MCB
Sun Sep 08, 2013 6:49 am
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: L&R maker?
Replies: 3
Views: 1928

Re: L&R maker?

Whatever you decide to do Rhodri can I suggest you don't let the spoon get anywhere near Birmingham.
If there are developments please be sure to let us know.

Regards,
Mike
by MCB
Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:56 am
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: L&R maker?
Replies: 3
Views: 1928

Re: L&R maker?

Hello Rhodri

The subject has appeared previously in the Forum with unfortunate results under the title "Early Birmingham Maker L&R" .
See viewtopic.php?f=49&t=17263&p=39121&hilit=ledsam+rudder#p39121

Regards,
Mike
by MCB
Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:51 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: FOSSEY, John (Grimwade p.512)
Replies: 2
Views: 2118

FOSSEY, John (Grimwade p.512)

Grimwade noted John Fossey, last known at Lombard Street, died in 1746 and another John Fossey was at Lombard Street from 1746-48. No record has been traced of the death in 1746. The Will of John Fossey, late goldsmith of All Hallows, Lombard Street, was proved for probate on 11th November 1748 (Nat...
by MCB
Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:48 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: DARKER, William (Grimwade p.484)
Replies: 0
Views: 851

DARKER, William (Grimwade p.484)

He was christened in Leicestershire in 1697 the son of John and Ann Darker.
He was listed at Strand in Goldsmith’s Company in the 1727 Poll Book.
The Will of William Darker, goldsmith late of London, was proved for probate on 3rd April 1734 (National Archives reference PROB 11/664/307).
by MCB
Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LEY, Timothy (Grimwade p.582)
Replies: 0
Views: 891

LEY, Timothy (Grimwade p.582)

Timothy Ley married Anna Petley at St James, Duke Place in 1684. Although no christening record has been found they were probably the parents of Petley Ley (Grimwade p.581-2) born around 1685. Last mentioned by Grimwade when signing a petition in 1711 he was listed in the 1722 London Poll Book as a ...
by MCB
Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:45 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LEY, Petley (Grimwade p.581-2)
Replies: 3
Views: 1715

LEY, Petley (Grimwade p.581-2)

Although a christening record has not been found for him Timothy Ley (Grimwade p.582) and Anna (nee Petley) who were married in 1684 at St James, Duke’s Place were probably his parents. He married Cornelia Crawley at St Mildred, Poultry in 1711; he was from St Katherine Cree parish, Leadenhall Stree...
by MCB
Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:49 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: FLEMING, William (Grimwade p.510)
Replies: 1
Views: 1530

FLEMING, William (Grimwade p.510)

William the son of John and Ann Fleming was christened at St Giles, Cripplegate in 1672.
The Will of William Fleming, goldsmith late of London, was proved for probate on 25th September 1732 (National Archives reference PROB 11/653/418).
by MCB
Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: EDMONDS. Stephen (Grimwade p.500)
Replies: 1
Views: 1381

EDMONDS. Stephen (Grimwade p.500)

The Will of Stephen Edmonds, goldsmith late of Pell Mell (sic), London, was proved for probate on 16th June 1713 (National Archives reference PROB 11/533/319).
by MCB
Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:45 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LEAVER, William (Grimwade p.385)
Replies: 0
Views: 794

LEAVER, William (Grimwade p.385)

Goldworkers List (Section VII). The 1851 UK Census records he was born in Colchester, Essex around 1792. William Leavers , the son of a hairdresser of the same name from Red Lion Street, signed indentures in 1807 to be the apprentice of John Hamson or Harrison of the Goldsmiths Company and jeweller ...
by MCB
Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:42 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: LAUTIER, John (Grimwade p.283)
Replies: 0
Views: 830

LAUTIER, John (Grimwade p.283)

He married Ann the daughter of Lewis Pantin (Grimwade p.612, 761) at St Dunstan in the West in 1768; they were both from that parish. Gabriel Wirgman (Grimwade p.708) was a witness. Two children of John Lewis Lautier and his wife Ann were christened at St Dunstan’s in 1771 and 1773 respectively. The...
by MCB
Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Some London Advertisements and Information
Replies: 754
Views: 288357

Re: Some London Advertisements and Information

LONDON & RYDER Volume I, page 300 of The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths Jewellers & Allied Traders 1839-1914 by John Culme records London & Ryder supplying, amongst other trophies, The Stewards’ Cup and The Chesterfield Cup for Goodwood Races. There is no record of London & Ry...

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