Monday, 9.2.2009 Wednesday, 18.2.2009 Thursday, 2.4.2009 advertisement 'AT the Great EXHIBITION ROOM, Spring-Gardens, on Monday the 14th of May will be performed, Mrs. GHAZAL's GRAND CONCERT of VOCAL and INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC . . . Tickets Half a Guinea each, to be had at the Great Exhibition Room, Spring-Gardens; at Mr. Deard's Toy-shop In Piccadilly; at Mr. Harrache's, Jeweller, in Pall-mall; at Mr. Williams's China-Shop, St. James's-street . . .' The Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Friday, 27 April 1764, p. 1a, advt advertisement 'ELOPED from his Master's Seervice, and robbed him some Time ago of various Materials to the Value of several Pounds, Austin Hodson. Whoever harbours, entertains, or employs him, will be prosecuted to the utmost Severity of the Law; and any one that will give Information of the above-mentioned Austin Hodson, to his Master, Matthew Robinson, Watch-Movement-Maker, in Charterhouse-Street, shall, upon Conviction, be well rewarded for their Trouble. He is about five Feet eight Inches high, pale Complexion, of a learing-down look, and very much the Appearance of a Thief in his Countenance.' The Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Friday, 27 April 1764, p. 3a, advertisement advertisement 'WHEREAS ELIZABETH DRYBUTTER, is parted from her Husband JAMES DRYBUTTER, and is allowed by him a seperate Maintainance: This is therefore to caution all Persons not to trust her on any Account, on any Pretence whatsoever, for I will not pay any Debts she may contract. Witness my Hand, 'Charles Street, Westm. JAMES DRYBUTTER.' The Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Friday, 27 April 1764, p. 3a, advertisement advertisement 'GIBSON REEVERS, Jeweller, Goldsmith, and Toyman, from Mr. Shepherd's, in Pope's Head Alley, Cornhill, begs Leave to inform the Nobility, Gentry, &c. that he has opened a Shop, the Golden Crane, facing Great Turnstile, Hoborn, with great Variety of rich Toys, in the different Articles of Business, and where, if he is so happy to meet with Encouragement, he shall always remain grateful of the Obligation; and the Public may be assured of being supplied with all Manner of Jewels in the genteelest and newest Fashion, and on the most reasonable Terms.' The Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Friday, 27 April 1764, p. 3c, advertisement 'Now the season is come on, the neighbourhood of Charing-Cross and St. James's is at present so much pestered with basket girls and other loose women, under the pretense of selling flowers, that a piece of silver is the only method by which a gentleman can get rid of their importunate solicitations.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Wednesday, 2 May 1764, p. 2b offence 'Yesterday was committed to Newgate, from Sir John Fielding's, by John Spinnage, Esq: John Chambers, a servant of Mr. Shelley's, jeweller, in the Strand, for robbing him of jewels and other goods to a considerable amount.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Wednesday, 2 May 1764, p. 2c advertisement 'LOST in Hyde-Park, on Monday Morning last, A Horizonal GOLD WATCH, capped and Jewelled, Maker's Name George Robertson, No. 708, the Ouside Case engaved; with a Gold square linked Chain, and a Seal, a Coat of Arms on a white Cornelian, set in Gold. Whoever will bring them to Mr. Roberston's, Jeweller, in Gerard-street, Soho, shall have Six Guineas Reward for the Whole, or in Proportion for any of the Articles: If offered to be pawned or sold, or are already so disposed of, it is requested that Notice may be given as above, and a suitable Reward shall be paid.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Wednesday, 2 May 1764, p. 3a, advertisement advertisement 'AN unhappy ancient Widow, of an undeniable Character . . . Any Donation from the Humade and Benevolent, directed for M.T. will be gratefully acknowledged in this Paper, and received by Mr. Beale, Goldsmith, in Henrietta-Street, Covent-Garden . . .' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Wednesday, 2 May 1764, p. 3b, advertisement advertisement, offence 'STOLEN last Night, from the Golden-Lion Tavern in the Strand, a Quart Silver Tankard, bellied, Weight 29 Ounces, Maker's Mark at the Bottom, G.H. and upon the Handle J.H.E. a small Bruise on the Side. If offered to be pawned or sold stop it and the Party, and give Notice to Sir John Fielding, and you shall receive One Guinea Reward.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Thursday, 3 May 1764, p. 3a, advertisement died 'On Saturday last died at Hackney, Mrs. Wrigglesworth, of the Old Jewry, mother of Mr. Wrigglesworth, an eminent hardwareman in Cheapside.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Friday, 4 May 1764, p. 2d advertisement 'LOST on Thursday Evening the 3d Instant, between the Old Jewry and Great Tower-Street, a Gold Chased Case of a Watch. Whoever returns it to Mr. Johnston, Goldsmith, in the Old Jewry, shall receive Three Guineas.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Saturday, 5 May 1764, p. 3b, advertisement Amphitheatre, Leeds
'Madame Cerito still holds her own here as a most accomplished dancer. The transofmration dance by this lady, introducing ten different canges, is really something to marvel at.'
(The Era, London, Sunday, 13 July 1862, p. 11c) 'WILTON'S MUSIC HALL. - The engagement of Madame Cerito at this establishment has proved a great hit, and is another proof of the taste displayed by Mr. Wilton in catering for his patrons. The lady appears in a kind of Terpsichorean transformation Entertainment, and give no few than nine illustrations of popular dances in a manner than causes her to be received with rapturous applause.'
(The Era, London, Sunday, 5 October 1862, p. 4d) 'BIRMINGHAM GRAND CONCERT HALL. - Mr. George Leybourne, comic vocalist, appeared last night, and will repeat his performances to-night, and on Friday and Saturday. He is so well known that his friends have only to be made aware of his presence for the house to be crowded. Miss Georgina Smithson, the old Birmingham favourite serio-comic, has re-appeared to the general delight of the audience. Madame Cerito, transformation dancer, La Petite Rose, comic singer, the Great Gerrett, high rope performer, the Brothers Hall, duettists, and Mr. James Moss, comic vocalist, made their first appearance last night with distinguished success. Mr. and Mrs. Hibbs, negro comedians, the Grimmitt Family, and Herbert and Percival, duettists, continue to give great satisfaction.'
(The Birmingham Daily Post, Birmingham, Tuesday, 23 August 1870, p. 8b) 'JUDE'S CONCERT HALL, 13 GRAFTON STREET.
'Mr. Pitt has the honour to announce the engagement for Twelve Nights Only of the Premiere Danseuse, MADAME CERITO, Who will appear Each Evening in her Celebrated TRANSFORMATION DANCE OF ALL NATIONS. Also the following Company of First-Class Artistes:-
'Miss Etty Grey, Serio-Comic Vocalist. Mr. Vincent Wentworth, Tenor. Madlle. Patti Rosa, Serio Comic and Danseuse. Mr. James Layfield, Comique. Miss Julia Hartridge, Characteristic Vocalist. Mr. Guy Linton, Comique.
'Doors open at 7; concert to commence at 7.30. Admission - SIXPENCE.'
(Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser, Dublin, Friday, 13 October 1871, p. 1b, advertisement) obit of Miss Robina Anderson. '. . . After leaving the Amphitheatre [Liverpool] Miss Robina Anderson travelled with Miss Bramah, and afterwards with Madame Cerito, who was the wife of Charlie Buckingham, and mother of Patty Rose [sic], the cenebrated American actress. . . .'
(The Era, London, Saturday, 13 January 1900, p. 19c) died 'Sunday morning died, in the 86th year of his age, at his huse near Barnet, Mr. Henry Sainthill, late of Clerkenwell, enameller.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, 9 May 1764, p. 2c) ------------ 'The Sale of that part of the Old Arundel Collection as belong'd to the late Earl of Stafford, and after his Demise devolv'd to the Honourable Henry Charles Howard, deceas'd, about a Month ago. . . Among many other Rarities were sold these following, Viz. . . . '. . . A Gold Pair of Scales, sold at 55 Guineas to Mr. Warner, a Goldsmith. Some certain Pieces of Plate, sold at 26s 21s. 20s. per Ounce, being the Workmanship of Veanna, the most celebrated Silversmith of his Age. Many other surprizing Curiosities and Rarities were sold, the Particulars whereof are too tedious to insert.' Applebee's Original Weekly Journal, London, Saturday, 16 July 1720, p. 1798a ------------- advertisement 'LOST or Misla'd, on Friday the 4th Instant, a Pair of round Brilliant Ear-rings, the middle Brilliant of a Heart Shape. Whoever will bring them to Mr. Castlefranc, Jeweller, in Pall-mall, will receive Fifty Guineas Reward: If offered to be pawned or sold, please to stop them, and the same Reward will be given.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Thursday, 10 May 1764, p. 3b, advertisement died 'Tuesday died, in Bartholomew Close, Miss Sedgwick, sister to Mr. Sedgwick, watchmaker, of that place.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Friday, 11 May 1764, p. 2c 'The Jews continue purchasing silver at the following prices: for spoons, candlesticks, buckles, and large pieces of plate, 5s. 4d. per ounce; thimbles, sleeve buttons, toys and trinkets, at 5s. 8d. the greatest part of which they send to the Dutch market.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Saturday, 12 May 1764, p. 2c died 'On Tuesday morning last died, at his house in Villier's-street, York-buildings, after a lingering illness, Mr. Manners, formerly an eminent goldsmith next Northumberland-house in the Strand, in which occupation he acquired a large fortune with a fair character.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Saturday, 12 May 1764, p. 3d advertisement 'To the BENEVOLENT. 'THE unfortunate Case of ELIZ. WESTWOOD, Widow, is humbly represented. Her late Husaband, whose Income was small, long lingered under a Complication of Complaints: She is left destitute. . . The smallest Donations will be thankfully received at the following Places, where the Truth of her deplorable Situation will be circumstatially confirmed, by Mr. Mettayer, the Acorn, in Pall-Mall [and others] . . .' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Saturday, 12 May 1764, p. 4b, advertisement advertisement 'BRISCOE and MORRISON, 'JEWELLERS and GOLDSMITHS, 'At the Three Kings in Cheapside near St. Paul's, now selling very cheap, for Ready Money, 'THE greatest Choice of Plate, either New or Second-hand, in the most elegant Taste, both useful and ornamental; also Repeating, Gold chased, plain, and other Watches, of the best Makers; the Public may be assured of seeing the most extensive Variety, and being served with the strictest Integrity, at the most moderate Princes; [t]heir constant great Deman enables them to give the utmost Value in Ready Money, for any Quantity of Plate, Watches, Jewels of all Kinds, and Pearls.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Monday, 14 May 1764, p. 4c, advertisement 'On Friday last a large quantity of gold and silver lace, brocaded waitcoats, embroidery, silver tissue, burdets, and other French goods, refiner, in Little Britain, agreeable to Act of Parliament.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Tuesday, 15 May 1764, p. 3b offence 'On Sunday night, about ten o'clock, Mr. Martin, of Lombard-Street, watch-maker, and some other persons, were assaulted and robbed by a gang of fellows, near the Bell-Savage Inn, on Ludgate-Hill. A man, suspected to be concerned with the said gain, was taken into custody.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Tuesday, 15 May 1764, p. 3b died 'A few days since died, at Islington, Mr. Isaac Blake, aged 85, formerly a great dealer in amber, &c.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Tuesday, 15 May 1764, p. 3c offence 'On Monday night, about nine o'clock, as a number of persons were standing to hear a ballad singer in Houndsditch, a gang of seven or eight fellows, supposed to be pickpockets, armed with large sticks, mixed with the crowd, and presently after some of the gang began quarelling, striking and knocking down several persons. In the mean time others of them made a convenient use of their time, by picking pockets, &c. and then they all made off with their booty. It is apprehended these fellows were belonging to the gang that last Sunday evening knocked down and robbed several persons at the bottom of Ludgate-hill.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Wednesday, 16 May 1764, p. 3c offence 'On Saturday night last the shop of Mr. Kentish, a toyman and jeweller, opposite the Royal-Exchange, was attempted to be robbed, in the following manner: Some rogues had cut a hole qute through the window shutters, being enough for a man's arm to be got i. They had only taken out so much of the wood, as would admit the putting a finger through, and the rest of the shutter that was cut they did not take out. There was no alarm given during that whole night to the family, who only found out, on going into the shop on Sunday morning, the danger it had been in of being robbed the preceding night. It is apprehended the rogues were principally deterred from robbing the shop by a dog that was in it. Q. Where were the Cornhill watchmen that evening? Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Wednesday, 16 May 1764, p. 3c died 'Friday last died, at his house in Gutter-lane, Mr. Bingley [sic], working silversmith of that place.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Wednesday, 16 May 1764, p. 3c married 'At Deptford, Mr. Lauder, engraver, of Clerkenwell, to Miss Harris, of Deptford.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Wednesday, 16 May 1764, p. 3d offence 'Early on Tuesday morning some villains attempted to break into the shop of Mr. Ayscough, silversmith, in St. Paul's Church-yard, by renching [sic] open the shop window shutters, but were prevented by the family being alarmed.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Thursday, 17 May 1764, p. 3c From the London Gazette, 19 May 1764, bankrupts 'William Deards, of Pall-mall, in the Parish of St. James, Westminster, in the County of Middlesex, Jeweller, Dealer and Chapman, to surrender on 29th Day instant, at Ten in the Forenoon, on 12th of June, at Nine in the Forenoon, on 30th of the same Month, at Ten in the Forenoon, at Guildhall, London.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Monday, 21 May 1764, p. 1d married 'Sunday last was married, at St. James's-church, Mr. Luke Farrell, watchmaker, to Miss Wade, of St. James's-street, an agreeable young lady, with a genteel fortune.' Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, London, Tuesday, 22 May 1764, p. 2b next - Thursday, 24 May 1764