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The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England$

Rosemary Sweet

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780198206699

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.001.0001

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(p.288) Appendix B: Occupations of English Urban Historians up to 1825

(p.288) Appendix B: Occupations of English Urban Historians up to 1825

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The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England
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Note: This list comprises the authors of published urban histories, and county historians who devoted a substantial section to a particular town in the county history. Authors of unpublished collections and manuscript histories have not been included due to restrictions of space unless they have been referred to in the text. When histories were part of a county history this has been indicated in square brackets.

Name

History

Date

Occupation

Atkins, Sir Robert

Gloucestershire

1712

Gentleman, lawyer

Bacon, Nathaniel

Ipswich (MS)

1654

Town clerk

BaiIlie, John

Newcastle

1801

Minister, teacher

Barrett, William

Bristol

1789

Surgeon, FSA

Blackner, John

Nottingham

1815

Newspaper editor

Blakeway, John

Shrewsbury

1825

Lawyer, priest, FSA

Blomefield, Francis

Norwich [Norfolk]

1743

Priest

BlundellJohn

Tiverton

1712

Merchant

Boothroyd, Benjamin

Pontefract

1807

Minister, printer, bookseller

Bourne, Henry

Newcastle

1736

Glazier, priest

Bowen, James

Shrewsbury (MS) [Salop]

18th cent.

Artist

Boys, William

Sandwich

1792

Surgeon, FSA

Brand, John

Newcastle

1789

Priest, FSA

Brewster, John

Stockton

1796

Priest

Brice, Andrew

Exeter

1765

Printer, bookseller

Brice, Thomas

Exeter

1802

Printer, bookseller

Carter, Edmund

Cambridge [Cambs.]

1753

Drawing master

Chambers, John

Worcester et al.

1811

Writer

Chambers, William

Hull (MS)

c.1754

Surgeon

Charlton, Lionel

Whitby

1779

Surveyor, teacher

Clarkson, Christopher

Richmond

1814

Tradesman, FSA

Coates, Charles

Reading

1802

Priest, FSA

Cole, John

Northampton

1815

Printer/publisher

Corry, John

Macclesield

1817

Journalist

Dale, Samuel

Harwich

1730

Physician

Damet, Thomas

Yarmouth

16th cent.

Town clerk, MP

Deering, Charles

Nottingham

1751

Physician, botanist

DeLaune, Thomas

London

1690

Teacher, writer

Denne, Samuel

Rochester

1772

Priest, FSA

Dickinson, William

Southwell,

1787

Lawyer, FSA

Newark

1806

Drakard, John

Stamford

1822

Newspaper editor

Drake, Francis

York

1736

Surgeon, FSA

Dunkin, Jobn

Bicester

1816

Printer, bookseller

Dunsferd, Martin

Tiverton

1790

Serge manufacturer

Dunvan, Paul

Lewes

1795

School usher

Enfield, William

Liverpool

1773

Minister, writer

Englefield,s SirH.

Southampton

1801

FSA

Entick, John

London

1766

Priest, teacher

Evans, John

Bristol

1816

Minister, teacher

Faulkner, Thomas

Chelsea

1810

Bookseller

Field, William

Warwick

1815

Minister, teacher

Fletcher, J.

Chester

1791

Publisher

Fosbroke, Thomas

Gloucester [Gloucs.]

1819

Priest, FSA

Fuller, John

Berwick

1799

Surgeon

Furney, Richard

Gloucester (MS)

1690s

Priest, teacher

Gardner, Thomas

Dunwich

1754

Salt officer

Garrow, D. W.

Croydon

1818

Priest

Gent, Thomas

York et al.

1730s

Printer, bookseller

Gillingwater, E.

Lowestoft

1790

Barber, bookseller

Green, Valentine

Worcester

1795

Engraver, FSA

Hadley, George

Hull

1788

East India Co. officer

Hakewill, James

Windsor

1813

Architect

Hargrove, Ely

Knaresborough

1775

Printer, bookseller

Hargrove, William

York

1818

Newspaper editor

Harrod, William

Stamford et ai,

1785

Printer, bookseller

Harwood, William

Lichfield

1806

Priest, FSA

Hasted, Edward

Canterbury [Kent]

1778–99

Gentleman, lawyer, FSA

Hay, Alexander

Chichester

1804

Priest

Heath, Charles

Monmouth

1804

Printer/publisher

Hildyard, Christopher

York

1664

Lawyer

Hinderwell, Thomas

Scarborough

1798

Merchant navy off

Hodgson, John

Newcastle [Northd.]

1812

Priest, teacher

Holme, Randall

Chester

17th cent,

Herald, mayor

Hooker, John

Exeter

16th cent.

City Chamberlain

Howgrave, Francis

Stamford

1726

Printer/publisher

Hunter, Joseph

Hallamshire (Sheffield)

1819

Minister

Hutchinson, William

Durham et al. [Co. Durham]

1785

Lawyer, FSA

Hutton, William

Birmingham

1781

Bookseller

Izacke, Richard

Exeter

1677

Town clerk

Jacob, Edward

Faversham

1774

Surgeon, FSA

Jenkins, Alexander

Exeter

1806

Goldsmith

Johnstone, Thomas

Berwick

1817

Minister

Kirkpatrick, W.

Norwich (MS)

1720s

Merchant

Ledwich, Edward

Salisbury

1773

Priest, FSA

Lowe, William

Stamford

1785

Apothecary

Lyon, John

Dover

1813

Priest, FLS

Mackerell, Benjamin

King's Lynn

1738

Librarian.

Maitland, William

London et al.

1739

Writer

Manby, George

Yarmouth

1806

Barrack master

Manship, Henry

Yarmouth

1619

Town clerk

Marrat, William

Grantham

1816

Printer/publisher

Martin, Thomas

Thetford

1779

Lawyer, FSA

Midgeley, Samuel

Halifax

1708

Physician

Miller, Edward

Doncaster

1804

Organist

Milner, John

Winchester

1799

RC priest

Morant Philip

Colchester [Essex]

1748

Priest, FSA

Moffatt, John

Malmesbury

1805

Minister

Newton, William

Maidstone

1741

Priest

Nichols, John

Hinckley [Leics.]

1782

Printer, FSA

Norris, Charles

Tenby

1812

Artist

Oliver, George

Exeter

1821

RC priest

Ormerod, George

Chester

1813–19

Gentleman, FSA

Owen, Hugh

Shrewsbury

1808

Priest, FSA

Parkin, Charles

Yarmouth [Norfolk]

1760s

Priest

Partridge, Joseph

Nantwich

1774

Innkeeper, priest

Peck, Francis

Stamford

1727

Priest, FSA

Perry, George

Liverpool

1773

Industrialist

Phillips, Thomas

Shrewsbury

1779

Customs official

Pocock, Robert

Gravesend

1797

Printer, grocer

Poole J.

Chester

1790

Publisher, bookseller

Pote, Joseph

Windsor

1749

Publisher, bookseller

Price, John

Leominster et al.

1795

Linguist, writer

Pryme, Abraham

Hull (MS)

1700

Priest

Reader, William

Coventry

1810

Newspaper editor

Redford, George

Uxbridge

1818

Minister

Richard, William

King's Lynn

1812

Minister

Rudder, Samuel

Gloucester et al. [Gloucs.]

1781

Printer, bookseller

Rudge, Edward

Evesham

1820

Gentleman, FSA, FRS

Rudge, Thomas

Gloucester

1811

Priest

Savage, James

Taunton

1822

Printer, bookseller

Seyer, Samuel

Bristol

1821–3

Priest, teacher

Sharp, Sir Cuthbert

Hartlepool

1816

Gentleman, shipowner

Sharp, Thomas

Coventry (MS)

1790s

Hatter

Shaw, Stebbing

Lichfield [Staffs]

1798

Priest, FSA

Speed, John

Southampton (MS)

c.1770

Physician

Stark, Adam

Lincoln et at.

1810

Printer, bookseller

Stewart, James

Bristol (MS)

c.1750

Schoolmaster

Strutt, Benjamin

Colchester

1803

Town official

Surtees, Robert

Durham [Co. Durham]

1816

Lawyer, gentleman, FSA

Swinden, Henry

Yarmouth

1772

Surveyor, teacher

Taylor, Silas

Harwich

17th cent.

Sequestrator

Thompson, Pishey

Boston

1820

Bank clerk

Thoresby, Ralph

Leeds

1715

Cloth merchant

Throsby, John

Leicester

1791

Parish clerk

Tindal, William

Evesham

1794

Priest, FSA

Torr, James

York

1719

Lawyer, gentleman

Toulmin, Joshua

Taunton

1791

Minister

Trewman, Robert

Exeter

1765

Printer, bookseller

Trussel, John

Winchester (MS)

1630s

Lawyer

Turnor, Edmund

Grantham

1806

Gentleman, FSA

Wantner, Abel

Gloucester (MS)

1714

Parish clerk

Warner, Richard

Bath

1801

Priest

Watkinsjohn

Bideford

1702

Priest

Watson, John

Halifax

1775

Priest, FSA

Wharlton, William

Gainsborough

1804

Printer

Wheler, Robert

Stratford

1806

Lawyer

Whitaker, John

Manchester

1771–3

Priest

Whitaker, Thomas

Leeds et al.

1816

Priest

Whittle, Peter

Preston

1821

Printer, bookseller

Widdnngton, Sir 1,

York (MS)

c.1662

Recorder, MP

Willis, Browne

Buckingham

1755

Gentleman, FSA

Wood, John

Bath

1749

Architect

Wright, Thomas

Halifax

1738

Priest

Yates, Richard

Bury St Edmunds

1805

Priest, teacher

Young, George

Whitby

1817

Minister

(p.289) (p.290) (p.291) (p.292) Note: ‘priest’ is used for Anglican clergy and ‘minister* for Non-Conformist clergy. The use of the terms ‘printer’, ‘publisher’, and ‘bookseller’ were often loosely applied; the distinctions between these occupations should not be interpreted too rigidly. This list does not pretend to cover all local historical and antiquarian activity. Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries might appear to be underrepresented, but unless their research was specifically related to a town, they are not included.