MANSFIELD IN THE NEWS: 1804-6
Source: Nottingham Journal
For these years, all relevant items in the Journal have been summarised or quoted.
N.B. To save space, local agents for products and services such as patent medicines and insurance are only mentioned on a sample basis, and are usually indicated by condensed entries of the form Date: product/agents
Also, lists of rooms in a building, items in a sale etc. are indicated *items*
- 1804 Jan 7: Advert for J.Milner's boarding school at Scorton, Yorkshire. Testimonials may be viewed in various towns, including M (at Rb's shop).
- 1804 Jan 14 (+ Jan 21 + Feb 11): Wanted at Pleasley Works: several large families to work in the mill, and a smith who can forge and fit up machinery. "There are Houses upon the premises".
- 1804 Jan 14 (Wed prev): Died: Miss Pigot, daughter of the late Captain Pigot of M.
- 1804 Feb 4: Auction/Robinson, Swan, Feb 16, 4pm: Dalestorth house, near the Tibshelf-M turnpike "in a good Sporting Country, within reach of three packs of Fox Hounds and two of Harriers", with outbuildings, very large garden "bounded with excellemt Fruit Walls" & several closes adjoining (total 31a). "Heretofore" occupied by Rev Thomas Hurt), Entry Lady Day. Enquiries: Mr Wilson, solicitor of Alfreton.
Noted elsewhere in this issue as already sold by private contract
- 1804 Feb 4 (+ to Mar 3): To Let/immediate entry: Soaphouse, Warehouses etc. at M, formerly used by the late John Brailsford, soap boiler, for over 50 years, and now carried on by his widow. Enquiries: Mr Vickers.
- 1804 Feb 4 (+ Feb 11): £2000 wanted to borrow, on mortgage of freehold & Co estates in Notts. Enquiries: Mr Walkden.
- 1804 Feb 4 (+ to Mar 3): Tolls on Nottingham-M turnpike To Let Auction, Nottingham, Mar 5, for 3 years from Mar 23. Last year produced £495 over expenses. Francis Evans, clerk to trustees, Nottingham.
- 1804 Feb 4 (Thu week prev): John Bruin of Sutton in Ashfield, returning drunk from M, fell from a high raised causeway into the wagon road, fracturing his skull. He died 10 minutes later. Coroner's verdict: accidental death.
- 1804 Feb 11: Auction, Nottingham: furniture at Plumptre house, Nottingham, + 18 stocking frames in various places, inc. number 57, 30 gauge, at Thomas Hurst's, M.
- 1804 Feb 18 (+ Feb 25): For sale: house near M church, very recently papered, painted & repaired *Drawing Room, Breakfast Room & kitchen on the ground floor; Drawing Room & 3 Bedrooms on the first floor; 4 bedrooms on the second floor; attic* with new chaisehouse & stable + other outbuildings, garden etc. in possession of James Maltby, immediate entry. Enquiries: Mr Vickers.
- 1804 Feb 18 (few days prev): Married at M: Mr Meakin of M Woodhouse & "the most amiable" Miss Ogle of M.
- 1804 Feb 25 (+ Mar 3): Auction/Frost, Old Eclipse, Mar 8, 6pm: lease (34 years to run from last Michaelmas) of house in Church St near the Market Place, with 2 shops, brewing house, yard, garden etc., in possession of John Woodcock, whitesmith, + 2 houses adjoining, occupied by John Smith & Richard Walker. Total length front to back, 173ft. Rent 17s 3d yearly. Enquiries: Mr Woodcock.
- 1804 Feb 25 (Sat prev): Died at M, age 53: Mrs Godmond, wife of James Godmond, supervisor of excise at M.
- 1804 Feb 25 (Sun morning prev): Died in his 87th year: William Flint, cooper of M.
- 1804 Mar 17 (+ Mar 24): For sale: Building plots of Westgate, as Nov 5 1803.
- 1804 Mar 24: County Assizes (at Nottingham): Clement Scott of M gaoled for 2 years (+ a further 3 years if he cannot pledge £100 as guarantee for future good behaviour) for assault on Sarah Cooke of M, with intent to rape.
- 1804 Mar 31 (Mar 27): The partnership of George & Nathaniel Stephenson, saddlers of M, is dissolved by mutual consent. They will both trade separately; creditors & debtors may contact either.
- 1804 Apr 7: A "Well-educated youth" 14 years old "whose friends, as well as himself, would rather prefer the business of a Grocer for him, than most others" wants an apprenticeship. Contact X.Z. via To's office (post-paid).
- 1804 Apr 21 (+ Apr 28): Tolls on Tibshelf-M turnpike To Let Auction, Ashover, May 23. Last year's figures given, e.g. Fackley gate £260/11/5 3/4. Clerk, Wm Lang.
- 1804 Apr 21 (+ Apr 28, but noted sold in that issue): Auction, Swan, May 3, 4pm: Windmill & house at Hucknall Huthwaite. Enquiries: Mr Walkden among others. Dated M, Apr 19.
- 1804 Apr 28: Wanted immediately: schoolmaster for the Charity-School in M, to teach 20 boys in Reading, Writing & Arithmetic, and 20 girls Writing & Accounts. Salary £12 yearly + 20s for coals + half the School House "which is a very good one" to live in. He may also take in as many day scholars "as he can conveniently instruct". The School-Mistress "who has long been in the School" teaches the girls to read, sew & knit. She is a widow with a family, so it would be preferable (but not essential) for the Master to be single. Enquiries: Mr Toplis.
- 1804 Apr 28: Auction/Robinson, on premises, May 7: the White Swan pub at Sutton in Ashfield. Enquiries: Robinson.
- 1804 Apr 28: Auction/Frost, May 8: coal bed at South Normanton.
- 1804 May 5: Wanted: Curate to a village near M. Enquiries: Journal office.
- 1804 May 5 (Tue morning prev): Married at St Mary's, Nottingham: John Hastings of Glass-House Lane, Nottingham (one of the Nottingham Volunteer Infantry) & Miss Mary Anne Thompson, only daughter of Mr G.Thompson " a respectable timber merchant" of M.
- 1804 May 12: Wanted: several joiners & cabinet makers. "Good workmen may meet with constant employment". Enquiries: E.McLellan & sons, M. N.B. Apprentice wanted- a premium will be expected.
- 1804 May 12 (night of May 7 or early morning of May 9 sic): Stolen out of the waggon of John Royle of M, between the Maypole Inn, Nottingham and Loughborough: a box and a strawed bundle (details given) + a cut truss containing Worsted bindings (details to follow next week). Reward 5 guineas. Contact Royle or Richard Hogg, carrier of Nottingham. N.B. Two knives were found in the waggon at Loughborough.
- 1804 May 26: Mr Walkden is attorney for the assignees of Wm. Heath of Hucknall Huthwaite.
- 1804 May 26: To is attorney for the assignees of Robert Haywood of Cuckney.
- 1804 May 26 (+ to Jun 9): Assignment: Luke Abbott, foundry-man of M, by indenture dated May 19, to William Dickons, grocer of M; John Brocksopp, gentleman of Hasland; Thomas Appleby, iron-master of Renishaw; William Coldwell, iron-master of Sheffield and John Harker, cotton spinner of M. Attorney, Mr Toplis. Debtors to pay Dickons.
- 1804 May 26: Bankrupt: Richard Riley, malster, dealer & chapman. He is to surrender to his commissioners at the Swan, on Jun 7 & 8, and Jul 7, at 11am. Debtors contact Vickers & Woodcock or Wm. Robins of Gray's Inn Place, London.
- 1804 May 26: Vickers & Woodcock are attorneys to the executors of the late Adam Hough of Farnsfield.
- 1804 May 26: £400 wanted, on security of a freehold estate in Notts. Enquiries: Mr Toplis.
- 1804 Jun 2: One of the Chesterfield Volunteers, now on permanent duty at M, picking up a pistol (belonging to a soldier who had been escorting a deserter) in the pub where he had been quartered, unthinkingly "snapped" it. It went off, wounding Private Tupman, one of his comrades (of the Grenadier company) in the arm. The ball entered the elbow, came out at the wrist and flew through the window into the street. Despite the best surgical assistance, Tupman died 3 days later, on Saturday. He has been buried with military honours, three volleys being fired over his grave by his company. The funeral was attended by the greatest crowd ever remembered for such an occasion in M. Tupman, a shoemaker by trade, had a wife and two children.
- 1804 Jun 9: Vickers & Woodcock are agents for the sale of the late Adam Hough's mansion at Farnsfield.
- 1804 Jun 16: Creditors of James Key jnr of Maplebeck should contact Vickers & Woodcock.
- 1804 Jun 16: Catalogue for a stocking-frame Auction by Gaskills in Nottingham available in M from Swan.
- 1804 Jun 16: Wanted immediately: apprentice (premium required). Enquiries: M.Lindley, milliner & dress-maker of M.
- 1804 Jun 16 (Tue prev): Married by Rev John Durham: William Watson & Miss Keene, both of M.
- 1804 Jun 16 (Jun 4): The Chesterfield volunteer corps were presented with their colours, after arriving back there from their permanent duty in M.
- 1804 Jun 16 (Wed prev): The Brampton Volunteers marched into M for 14 days permanent duty.
- 1804 Jun 23: Correction: The Brampton Volunteers, on their way to 15 days permanent duty at M, passed through Chesterfield last Mon (where they were joined by the Barlow & Dronfield Volunteers?). On the road between the two towns they met the Ashover, Barlborough, Clown & Heath volunteers.
- 1804 Jun 23: [Advert for Sutton academy, run for many years by the Rev Thomas Cursham, now joined by his son Thomas L.Cursham of Lincoln College, Oxford.]
- 1804 Jun 23: Auction/Frost, Farnsfield, Jul 3: Farm & estate there of Adam Hough. Enquiries: Vickers & Woodcock etc.
- 1804 Jun 23 (few days prev): Inquest at M on Frances, wife of John Creswell, who hung herself the previous Thu in "a paroxysm of mental despondency". Verdict: lunacy.
- 1804 Jun 30 (+ to Jul 28, dated Jun 23): Auction/Frost, Swan, Aug 2, 5-6pm: Part of Great Hungry Well Close (6a 0r 19p, by Chesterfield Lane); the other part (3a 3r 29p, by Cock Lane); Little Hungry Well Close (4a 1r 38p); The Plantation (12p); Great Water Lane Close (10a 0r 33p); Little Water Lane Close (6a 3r 19p); Long Close (8a). All Copyhold, in possession of George Wightman jnr.
Also, To Let/immediate entry or Michaelmas: house about 1/2 mile from M town, near the Chesterfield turnpike, with large garden with fruit trees in front + 8a meadow & pasture adjoining, with or without a set of malt rooms adjoining. in possession of Wightman.
Enquiries: Mr Wightman, Dalestorth Farm, or Vickers & Woodcock.
- 1804 Jun 23 (dated Jun 14): Auction, Mason's Arms, Jul 3, 6-8pm, by order of the assignees of Richard Riley, bankrupt: house in Stockwell Gate, with malt-kiln, garden, stabling- 2 horses & Outbuilding used as a currier's shop. Copyhold, now or late in possession of George Sybury, currier. Enquiries: Messrs Dickons & Adlington (assignees) or Mr Walkden. Riley's debtors should pay any of these three as soon as possible.
Auction, on premises, Jul 2: the Old Angel pub at Clown, Derbs. Same owner etc.
- 1804 Jun 30: The Riley auctions above are to be conducted by Robinson.
- 1804 Jun 30 (+ to Jul 14): Alfreton-M turnpike trustees are to meet at Alfreton, Jul 17, to consider applying to Parliament for an increase in tolls, and to extend the term of their Act with enlarged powers. Clerk, Joseph Wilson, Alfreton.
- 1804 Jul 7: To be performed at the Theatre, M, Jul 10: "The celebrated and admired Play of THE HERO OF THE NORTH" or "The Deliverer of His Country", with the "favourite farce... The Spoiled Child". Next evening "Edward the Black Prince" and the musical entertainment "The Waterman". On the evening of the 12th, "The English Fleet in 1342" with the "celebrated Farce... Raising the Wind"; 13th the new comedy "The sailor's Daughter" and the musical entertainment "Paul and Virginia", for the benefit of Mr & Mrs Clarke. Boxes 3s, Pit 2s, Gallery 1s.
- 1804 Jul 7 (Mon prev): The Heath, Bolsover etc. Volunteer companies returned home from their 15 days permanent duty in M under Lieut. Col. Jebb of the Chesterfield Volunteers. In Hardwick Park, they joined the Chesterfield Volunteers for a grand field day. "The ground was kept by the Chesterfield and Mansfield Cavalry" and the Duke & Duchess of Devonshire provided an ox & several sheep for roasting, plus a ration of strong beer more details given.
- 1804 Jul 14: Auction/Frost, Farnsfield, Jul 16: Stock & Farm of the late Adam Hough.
- 1804 Jul 14 (+ Jul 21): Auction/Robinson, Queen's Head, Jul 23, 8pm: Close of meadow (c1 1/2a) near the Five Lane Ends going to Berry Hill. freehold, in possession of Joseph Ball, wheelwright. Enquiries: Robinson.
- 1804 Jul 14: M fair very thinly attended, due to very heavy rain on the Tuesday, hence "no business was done of any material import".
- 1804 Jul 14 (Thu prev): A boy named Barratt was found smothered under some hay at M. He had been sent to the rick in the morning for a truss, but the rick fell on him when he moved a ladder, which had been supporting it.
- 1804 Jul 28 (+ Aug 4): Auction/Frost, Sutton in Ashfield, Aug 8: houses & land there. Enquiries: Mr Toplis.
- 1804 Jul 28: Creditors & debtors of late Mrs Amy Acton, widow of M, contact Miss Acton of M.
- 1804 Aug 4: Leadenham-Newark-M (+ Southwell-Oxton) turnpike trustees to meet at Newark, Aug 31, to pass accounts and consider "the propriety of advancing the Tolls upon the said Road, agreeable to the provisions of the late Act of Parliament".
- 1804 Aug 11 (+ Aug 18): Auction, Oct: estate at M Woodhouse, late in possession of Rev John Parsons, now Henry Hirst brief details given. George Harvey of M Woodhouse will show the property. Also a close of meadow at South Leverton details given. Entry Lady Day. Enquiries: Vickers & Woodcock.
- 1804 Aug 11 (+ Aug 25): To Let/immediate entry or Michaelmas: house in Church St, with Malt-rooms, 3 stables, other outbuildings & garden all adjoining. in possession of Mrs Watson, Enquiries: her. Malt rooms may be let separately.
- 1804 Aug 11 (+ Aug 18): Auction/Robinson, Old Eclipse, Aug 23, 7pm:
Lot 1: Lease (35 years to run last Jul) of house in Church St, near the Market Place, with large front shop, warehouse, outbuildings & yard with pump. in possession of Mr Byron, grocer. Also 5 houses adjoining.
Lot 2: Lease (10 years to run last Michaelmas) of two houses with garden & outbuildings, in Cock-pit. Occupied by Wm. Wragg & Robert Barlow.
Lot 3: 5 new houses in Back Lane, stone & tiled. Copyhold, occupied by Wm. Blighton et al.
Lot 4: 8 more new stone & tiled houses in Back Lane, adjoining Lot 3, with stable & warehouse over + building plot adjoining.
Enquiries: Miss Acton, M.
- 1804 Aug 18: Kirkby in Ashfield & Sutton in Ashfield inclosure commissioners are to meet at the Swan, Sep 7, 11am, to settle accounts. Solicitor, Mr Vickers.
- 1804 Sep 1: Auction/Robinson, Swan, Sep 27, 7pm: Dalestorth house details roughly as Feb 4. freehold, immediate entry or Lady Day. Enquiries: Mr Holmes on the estate.
- 1804 Sep 15: Catalogue for furniture Auction at Retford available in M from Robinson, bookseller.
- 1804 Sep 15: Vickers & Woodcock are solicitors for sale of Blue Bell pub, Sutton in Ashfield (Auction, Oct 3).
- 1804 Sep 15: To Let/immediate entry: sashed house in M town "in complete repair" *3 rooms per floor + chambers over + Attics* with or without stable, outbuildings, close of meadow (3 1/2a) nearby. in possession of Mr Gratton of North Wingfield. Enquiries: him or Robinson.
- 1804 Sep 15: Chesterfield-M turnpike trustees to meet at Pleasley, Sep 24, to pay interest to creditors. Clerk, Wm. Lang.
- 1804 Sep 15 (dated Sep 7): Application is to be made for an Act to continue and enlarge the powers of the Alfreton- Carter Lane- M Stockwell, and Blackwell/Hucknall- Sutton- Python Hill turnpikes. Joseph Wilson, Alfreton.
- 1804 Sep 22: Died in London: Mrs Catlow, wife of the Rev Samuel Catlow of M.
- 1804 Sep 29 (+ Oct 6): Auction/Frost, Bull's Head M Woodhouse, Oct 8, 5-6pm: 2 well watered closes (c12a) in Stubbin Lane, M Woodhouse. freehold, in possession of George Harvey. Enquiries: Vickers & Woodcock.
- 1804 Oct 6: To Let/immediate entry: well-built house in M Woodhouse, with good Walled garden with fruit trees etc. Also a good set of malt rooms adjoining. With or without 15a land. Enquiries: Robinson or John Shepperson, M Woodhouse.
- 1804 Oct 6 (+ Oct 13): Auction/Frost, Swan, Oct 18, 4-6pm: "A COMPACT, very valuable, and highly improved FARM" in M Woodhouse:
Lot 1: Capital stone house in M Woodhouse village, with stables, coachhouse, outbuildings & excellent Walled garden with fruit trees (total 3r). Late in possession of Rev John Parsons, now in possession of Henry Hirst. Also: The Paddock (1r 27p), Wicket Gate Close (3a 2r 13p), The Long Yards (7a 2r 8p) & The Two Leys (4a 0r 33p).
Lot 2: Ley Field (6a 1r 2p)
Lot 3: The two Litacres (9a 0r 25p)
Lot 4: 2 cottages, in possession of John Bouskill & John Cullin + spacious barn, gardens, yard & croft (total 1a 1r 22p).
Lot 5: Cottage, in possession of - Newton + garden & Pool Close (total 1a 3r 21p).
Lot 6: The Little Stubbin (2a 3r 5p)
Lot 7: The Pasture Field (1a 1r 5p) with lane at the bottom (1r 33p)
Lot 8: The Top Stubbin (4a 3r 18p) & Bottom Stubbin (6a 2r 19p)
Lot 9: The two Stubbins (10a 1r 27p)
Lot 10: The Mill Stubbin (6a 2r 3p) & Foot-Ball Close (8a 1r 19p)
All Copyhold, except Lots 2 & 7; Entry Lady Day. Enquiries: Vickers & Woodcock.
- 1804 Oct 6: Benjamin Bradshaw has taken over Shirewood Brass & Iron Foundry, M (lately Luke Abbott's).
- 1804 Oct 6: Assignment: George Sybray, currier of M, by indenture of Sep 7, to Thomas Lancashire, tanner of M, & William Smallwood, currier of Bakewell. Deed lodged with Mr Toplis, whom creditors & debtors should contact.
- 1804 Oct 13: Auction, Nottingham, Oct 31 & Nov 1: Unredeemed pledges of local pawnbrokers, including Robert, Richard & John Gresham at their two shops in Nottingham and 1 in M.
- 1804 Oct 27: Auction/Gaskill, Swan, Nov 19, 2-3pm: Near Lidget Close (4a 0r 21p, "with a capital Bed of Stone"); Great Lidget Close (12a) adjoining. Both "remarkably rich Land". Occupied by Mr Barker, tenant at will. Enquiries: Vickers & Woodcock, or Evans, Middlemore & Piercy, solicitors of Nottingham.
- 1804 Oct 27 (Tue prev): The Bunny Volunteers marched through Nottingham on their way home from permanent duty at M.
- 1804 Oct 27 (+ to Nov 17): Auction/Gaskill, Nottingham, Nov 17: Canal & turnpike shares, including £100 on the Nottingham-M turnpike and £50 on the M-Derby turnpike.
- 1804 Nov 3 (+ Nov 10): Wanted on the Alfreton-M turnpike: surveyor & gate-keepers. Applicants should attend at the next trustees' meeting, Sutton in Ashfield, Nov 13.
- 1804 Nov 10: For sale: Lidget Closes (see Oct 27). Now includes Far Lidget, by Great Lidget (in 2 parts, total 3a 2r 17p). Barker will show the property. Enquiries: as Oct 27.
- 1804 Nov 17: Advert for Benjamin Bradshaw at the Shirewood Brass & Iron Foundry. "J.B. sic has established the Casting of Brass in a superior way to any thing heretofore done in this part of the country..."
- 1804 Nov 17: J.Binch, hosiery, haberdashery & millinery warehouse, Church-Street, M, thanks the people of M for past favours and announces "he has ON SALE for the WINTER SEASON the greatest variety of Articles in the above branches; also, Fur Trimmings of all sorts, a Silver and common Bear Muffs and Tippets of excellent quality, very cheap.
There will shortly be vacancies for two or three young persons of respectable Connexions, as APPRENTICES to the Millinery, fancy dress, and Pelisse Businesses- Apply to Mrs Binch."
- 1804 Nov 17 (Sat prev): [The Sherwood Volunteer Rangers also mentioned in Nov 10 issue finished permanent duty at Nottingham and headed home. As they left, they gave three times three cheers for the hospitality they had received.]
- 1804 Nov 24 (+ Dec 1): Auction/Robinson "peremptorily", Swan, Dec 3, 7pm: Dalestorth estate details as Sep 1. Most of the purchase money may remain on security of the estate. Enquiries: Robinson.
- 1804 Nov 24 (Sat prev): Lost at Warsop Fair, a light-coloured cow. Please contact (among others) John Heald at the Ram Inn, M.
- 1804 Dec 1: The commissioners for sale of Land Tax in Notts. will attend at various places, including the Swan Inn, M, Dec 21.
- 1804 Dec 8: Mr Charles Sylvester will give two lectures on galvanism at M Moot Hall Assembly Room, Dec 8 and Dec 10, 6-8pm, illustrated with experiments gruesomely described in the advert. Tickets 5s, or 3s for 1 lecture, from Robinson or from Sylvester. Also available, an Epitome of the lectures, 1s.
- 1804 Dec 8 (Tue prev): Married at M: Isaac Dodsley, grocer & liquor merchant, & Harriet, daughter of the late William Jackson of M.
- 1804 Dec 8: Mr Watson, druggist of M, sells Woolrick's Improved Diuretic Horse Balls.
- 1804 Dec 15: Auction/Robinson, Dec 24, at house late occupied by Mrs Gratton, West Gate: all sorts of furniture. Anybody may enter property for the sale, but it must be without reserve. Robinson intends to publish a regular catalogue: for this sale, please supply details for inclusion by Dec 18, so that particulars may appear the next morning.
- 1804 Dec 15: Auction/Robinson, Cordwainers' Arms, Dec 27, 3pm, in lots: Oak, ash & elm timber (some large & well grown) now standing in the farms and coppice of "Redmanthwaite", marked and numbered for inspection. Enquiries: George Thompson, M.
- 1804 Dec 15: Auction/Frost, Pleasley, Dec 24: Turnpike securities:
Lot 1: £65 on the Rotherham-Pleasley road.
Lot 2: £50 on the Chesterfield-M road.
Lot 3: £50 on the Alfreton-M road.
- 1804 Dec 15 (few days prev): Died: Mr Woodhead of the Waggon & Coals pub, M, "a worthy honest man".
- 1804 Dec 22: Alfreton-M turnpike trustees are to meet at the Swan, Jan 2, to read over the draft of the Bill for renewing and altering the term and powers of their two former Acts. Clerk, Joseph Wilson, Alfreton.
- 1804 Dec 22: On Apr 7, Adam Hewitt, former common carrier of M, left the following items at the Black Bull Inn: a narrow-wheeled cart; 2 pair of gears; a collar; a wheelbarrow; a large chest containing sundry items. If he does not reclaim them and pay the cost of their storage, these items will be Auction/Robinson in the Market Place, Dec 27.
- 1804 Dec 22 (Dec 18 & 20): [Sylvester's galvanism lectures were given with great success at Nottingham, and will be repeated there.]
- 1804 Dec 29 (Sun morning prev): A man named Barret, from Nottingham, was found dead on the forest, having set out for M on Sat evening. He probably died through "the inclemency of the weather". He leaves a wife and two children.
- 1805 Jan 12 (+ Jan 19): For sale: 2 closes of grass land in Lady-brooke-lane (c5a) with stable. Enquiries: Chas & George Stanton, M, or Mr Bland, attorney of Newark.
- 1805 Jan 12 (Tue prev): Married at M Woodhouse: William Sharp Esq of Kelham, & "the beautiful and accomplished Mrs Billet" of M Woodhouse.
- 1805 Jan 19 (Wed prev): [Death of the Rev T.Cursham, master of the Sutton Academy. The school will be continued by his son T.L.Cursham.]
- 1805 Jan 19: Quarter Sessions (Nottingham town): Thomas Price, arrested at Nottingham on a charge of stealing a pair of boots & a silk handkerchief (property of Mr Wells, a traveller of Hull) from the Swan Inn, M, was sentenced to 7 years' transportation.
- 1805 Jan 26: Wanted immediately: Journeyman bookbinder "who has a thorough knowledge of the business". Enquiries: Robinson.
- 1805 Jan 26 (about 16 days prev): Lost on the Nottingham-M road: 2 small parcels, tied together, directed for Mr Denman, M. Contents: 2 men's embroidered silk hose; 1 lace ditto; 7 pairs of women's gloves; 1 pair of mitts. [Also lost was another parcel, for a Nottingham trader.] Reward on delivery to the Journal office.
- 1805 Feb 2 (dated Jan 21): To Let by Auction, Southwell, Feb 23: Leadenham-Newark-M turnpike tolls for 2 years from Apr 6. let last year for: Kelham £275; Farnsfield £161; Oxton £62. At this meeting, the trustees will consider diverting the road as it runs between the west end of Farnsfield lordship, over the Forest through Blidworth & M, to the lane at the boundary of the open forest, leading into M.
- 1805 Feb 2: Tunaley & Fritche dancing re-opens at M, Feb 4 (also at Nottingham).
- 1805 Feb 9 (Sat prev): Committed to Nottingham town gaol by the Rev Dr Wylde: Joseph Trueman, charged on oath of John Denman of M with stealing out of his waggon in Nottingham, on Aug 14 last, a parcel containing 2 pairs of shoes, property of Denman.
- 1805 Feb 9 (+ Feb 16): Wanted immediately: Apprentice to M.Lindley, milliner, dress & pelisse maker of "Lemon-street", M. A premium will be expected.
- 1805 Feb 16 (+ Feb 23): Auction, Nottingham, Feb 25: 71 stocking frames in various places, including:
Lot 6: Gauge 27, width 17, silk, nearly new. Jos. Orton, Stockwell Gate, M.
Lot 16: Gauge 26, width 16, 2-needle, nearly new. Rob. Pattison, M.
Lot 28: Gauge 30, width 16, 2-needle. James Harrop, Fishpond House near M.
Lot 37: Gauge 27, width 15 1/2, 2-needle. George Swinscoe, Stockwell Gate, M.
Lot 39: Gauge 27, width 15 1/2, 2-needle. Place as Lot 37. "New recruit"
Lot 48: Gauge 27, width 16, 2-needle. William Moore, M.
Lot 63: Gauge 25, width 16, 2-needle. S.Wilcock, M Woodhouse.
Lot 68: Gauge 27, width 16, 2-needle. Place as Lot 63.
Lots 1-43 are the property of a gentleman declining the hosiery business, the rest are being sold for the benefit of the creditors of a person deceased.
- 1805 Feb 16: Auction/Gaskill, Swan, Mar. Valuable water-mill, farmhouse, barn, stables etc. with "sundry valuable Inclosed Lands" adjoining & 2 dams of water (c16a) (total c60a) about 1 mile from M on the road to Sutton in Ashfield. Tenant, Mrs Massey, will show the property. Enquiries: Evans, Middlemore & Piercy, Nottingham, or Mr Green, Lenton Abbey.
- 1805 Feb 23: Auction/Robinson, M Moot Hall, Feb 26, 10am: furniture, brewing vessels etc. Viewing Feb 25, 2-5pm.
- 1805 Feb 23 (+ Mar 9): Auction/Robinson, Green Dragon, Mar 14, 3pm: Well-built & substantial Smock Wind-mill in M, recently repaired and in excelent condition. 5 storeys on a large gallery, with 3 pairs of excellent stones + all machinery & fixtures. Also stable, cart hovel & outbuildings, all in 1r land within a "capital stone wall". Half the purchase money may remain on security of the property. The purchaser may also have "at a fair rent" a good house & bakehouse "which, with the Mill, is an old-established and respectable concern" + 3a land adjoining. If the mill is not sold, it may be let. immediate entry.
- 1805 Feb 23 (+ Mar 2): Auction/Robinson, Pleasley, Mar 5, 5pm: 5 stone houses at pleasley Hill, with shop, bakehouse, stable, gardens etc. Occupied by John Merrill, Mary Lee, Charles Mellor, Joseph Willey & James Humphrey. Copyhold, Land tax redeemed. Enquiries: Vickers & Woodcock.
- 1805 Mar 2 (+to Mar 23): Auction/Frost, Sutton in Ashfield: 5 houses at Eastfieldside, Sutton in Ashfield (occupied by Luke Abbott et. al.) + close nearby (5a, in possession of Abbott). Enquiries: Frost or Mr Toplis.
- 1805 Mar 2: Leadenham-Newark-M turnpike: tolls of Kelham & Farnsfield bars To Let by Auction, Southwell, Mar 30, as nobody bid the starting prices at the last Auction.
- 1805 Mar 2: The partnership of Tunaley & Fritche, dancing teachers, is to cease from Mar 25, and the business will be continued by Tunaley with Mr Keys, their former assistant. Reopens at M, Apr 1 (also at Sutton in Ashfield, Nottingham & Kegworth).
- 1805 Mar 2 (Thu prev): Charles Clay, shoemaker of M, was convicted before Lord Grey, Major Watson & Major Rooke, J.P.'s, "in the mitigated penalty of twenty pounds, for purchasing stockings made of embezzled cotton yarn, the property of Jabez Unwin, hosier of that place".
- 1805 Mar 9: For sale: Shop fixtures of Mr Herdman, surgeon etc., who is leaving M. "They are very handsome, uniform, and quite large enough for a Druggist".
- 1805 Mar 9 (+ to Mar 23 "not to be advertised again"): For sale: New post wind-mill, with 2 pairs of French stones & flour machine. "Framed, and now ready for setting up", lying in the yard of Wm. Latham, millwright of M. Enquiries: Latham.
- 1805 Mar 9: Creditors & debtors of the late Thomas Turner, farmer of Cuckney, should contact John Turner of Pleasley or Samuel Housley of M Woodhouse.
- 1805 Mar 16: To Let: Very good sashed house in M Woodhouse *2 "House Places"; large parlour; smaller parlour; 2 dairies; brewhouse with pump in; cellar; 8 lodging-rooms*, "there is a flight of stairs from each House Place, convenient for two Dwelling-Houses, or a capital School". With good Dc, good farm yard with pump, stable, cowhouse, 2 barns, stackYd, large garden & smaller garden (both with with fruit trees), croft (3r) and close (1a 1r). Occupied by Mrs Huntingdon. Viewing, Mr Oakes at the Greyhound, M Woodhouse.
- 1805 Mar 16 (+ Mar 23): Wanted at M: "A STEADY MAN as Superintendant of the Workhouse, who is acquainted with Parish Business, and understands keeping Accounts". Enquiries: Thomas Watson or Wm. Ellis, M Overseers of the Poor.
- 1805 Mar 16 (Mon prev): Holt's peal of grandsire triples (5040 changes with 190 bobs & 50 singles) was rung at M church by the M change ringers, in 3 hrs 12 mins.
- 1805 Mar 30: Auction/Mr Flint, Market Place, Apr 4, 12-1pm: "That well-known Horse, DENMARK- If not sold, he will travel the usual Round". dated Alfreton, Mar 28.
- 1805 Mar 30: Mrs Binch, milliner & dress-maker of M, wants several apprentices immediately; terms moderate. "Those who wish for a general acquaintance with these Branches will have superior advantages, the fashions being regularly received, and the greatest variety of Work constantly on hand. N.B. Every article in the above Business constantly on sale, with an extensive assortment of Haberdashery and Hosiery Articles, wholesale and retail".
- 1805 Apr 6 (+ Apr 13): Auction, Greyhound M Woodhouse (Philip Oakes') Apr 19, 5-8pm:
Lot 1: substantial & well-built house in M Woodhouse, with outbuildings etc. & spacious Walled garden. Occupied by George Barker.
Lot 2: good farmhouse adjoining lot 1, with barns, stables, dovecotes, detached outbuildings + croft & garden adjoining (total c3r 32p). Now or late in possession of Mrs Esther Burgain.
Lot 3: Close called Browney Bush (c5a 3r) now or late occupied by Burgain.
Lot 4: Close called First Rough (c5a 2r 1p) now or late occupied by Burgain.
Lot 5: Close called Middle Rough (c8a 0r 28p) now or late occupied by Burgain.
Lot 6: Close called Outside Rough (c5a 3r) now or late occupied by Thomas Shippam.
[Lots 4, 5 & 6 adjoining]
Lot 7: Close called First Bowler's Close (c5a 3r 22p)
Lot 8: Close called Second Bowler's Close (c5a 2r 26p)
Lot 9: Close called Bowler's Barn Close (c5a 2r 4p)
[Lots 7, 8 & 9 adjoining, all now or late occupied by Luke Fletcher]
Lot 10: Close called Crowhil (c5a) now or late occupied by Fletcher.
Lot 11: Close called Old Mill Close (c4a 2r 8p) now or late occupied by Samuel Housley
All Copyhold, land Tax redeemed. Viewing, Philip oakes. Enquiries: William Whelpdale of Lindhurst Farm, or Mr Walkden. (Dated Mar 27)
- 1805 Apr 6 (+ Apr 13): Catalogue for sale of stocking frames at Nottingham (Gaskill) available in M from Swan.
- 1805 Apr 6: William Stevenson has succeeded to the carrying business of Robert Jefferies, from his house in M Cockpit to the Talbot Inn, Long Row, Nottingham, and to Jefferies' premises. Leaves M Wed & Sat at 3am, arriving Nottingham 9am to meet the Leicester, Loughborough, Birmingham, Ashby & Derby waggons. Returns from Nottingham, 3pm. N.B. he will not be accountable for any Plate, Money, Watches & Writings, unless entered as such and paid for accordingly, nor any parcel of the value of above £5. (Dated Nottingham, Apr 2)
- 1805 Apr 6: Green, chymist & druggist, has moved into the house late occupied by Stevenson, saddler, in M Market Place. "N.B. Physicians' Prescriptions and Medicines for Cattle carefully prepared, where may be had all sorts of DRUGS of the best quality. Family Medicine Chests of all Sizes. An APPRENTICE wanted."
- 1805 Apr 13 (+ to May 11): For sale: house pleasantly situated in Chesterfield Lane, M, with barn, stables, Dc, malt-rooms, garden, orchard & close adjoining (total c4 1/2a, in which are several quarries of good stone). in possession of Mrs Painter & others. Also 6 houses adjoining, occupied by John Earpe & others. Also: Chesterfield Lane Close (4a 2r); Great Hungry Well Close & Plantation (10a 0r 20p); Great Water-lane Close (10a 0r 33p); Little Water-lane Close (6a 3r 19p); Long Close (8a), all in possession of George Wightman jnr. Copyhold, Enquiries: Wightmanf or Vickers & Woodcock (Dated Apr 5)
- 1805 Apr 13 (+ Apr 20): Assignment: William Latham, millwright of M, to James Orr, cotton spinner of M, by indenture of Apr 12. Deed lodged with William Wilson Kent, attorney of M, whom creditors should contact. Debtors contact Orr. (Dated Apr 12)
- 1805 Apr 20: Auction/Robinson, on premises, Apr 22-23, 10am each day: neat & modern housed furniture of John Cowpe of Ph (to be sold without reserve, as Mr Cowpe is leaving this part of the country). *four-post & other bedsteads, with neat printed furniture; mahogany chairs with horse-hair seats & elbows to match; handsome set of mahogany dining tables with circular ends; Pembroke, card & dressing tables; mahogany & oak double & single sets of drwaers; neat sofa with covers & pillows; barometer; pier & swing glasses; corner cupboards; wardrobe with drawers; capital 8-day repeating clock by Brindley; oak desk & book-case; good elm chairs, with elbow ditto; fire irons; wire & other fenders; every other necessary of kitchen utensils; pots, china, glasses etc.; large metal brewing pan, set pot, & most complete set of brewing vessels inc. 15 barrels of different sizes, suitable mash & gathering tubs, thralls, bucket, sieves, brigs etc.; quantity of glass bottles; hay; manure; coals; malt rollers; malt screen; sacks; measures; ladders; beam; scales & weights; chopping irons; takes; forks; shovels, skips etc. Catalogue from Alfreton, Southwell, Cuckney, Pleasley, Sutton, Robinson & place of sale.
- 1805 Apr 20: Alfreton-M turnpike trustees to meet at Sutton in Ashfield, Apr 23, to consider the propriety of proceeding in the present Session with the bill to renew & enlarge their powers. Joseph Wilson, clerk, Alfreton, Apr 13.
- 1805 Apr 20 (+ Apr 27): To Let by Auction, Ashover, May 20: tolls on M-Tibshelf turnpike. Let last year for £481 over expenses. Wm. Lang, clerk, Apr 16.
- 1805 Apr 20: Sutton in Ashfield inclosure commissioners to meet at Swan (John Stirrup's), May 8, noon, to settle all accounts relating to the said inclosure. F.Vickers, Apr 16.
- 1805 Apr 20: To Let by Auction, Southwell, May 11: tolls of Farnsfield Bar, on Newark-M turnpike. Let last year for £161 over expenses, but asx nobody bid this much at last meeting, they will be put up "at such sums as the Trustees ... may think proper". Godfrey & Barrow, Southwell, Apr 5.
- 1805 Apr 20: To cover this season, Denmark, property of Thomas Nix of Alfreton. At Black Bull, M, Thursdays (also at Nottingham & Moorgreen). 1 1/2 guineas the mare, 2/6 the groom. N.B. Good grass for mares, with proper care.
- 1805 May 11: The present quarter of Mr Currey's "Fashionable Dancing" tuition ends on May 14. He hopes that patrons and "others who have Children to engage for the next Quarter will attend in the afternoon of that day, to se his Pupils' performance, at the Ladies' Assembly-Room, Bowling Green". His next quarter at M starts May 27 (also at Southwell, where this advert was written).
- 1805 May 11 (May 7): [At a meeting of hosiers in Nottingham, it was resolved to increase payments for goods supplied. There were over 100 signatories, including Messrs Hancock & Wakefield, and H.Hollins & Co.]
- 1805 May 11: Vickers & Woodcock are solicitors for the estate of the late Adam Hough of Farnsfield.
- 1805 May 11 (dated May 8): About 6 weeks ago, an aged dark brown horse was left at the Brown Cow. If it is not claimed and expenses paid before next Thu, it will be Auction/Robinson in the Market Place.
- 1805 May 11 (last week): Died: Mr Samuel Kinder, butcher of M.
- 1805 May 18: M- Tibshelf- Tansley turnpike tolls To Let by Auction, Ashover, May 20. 6 gates (Fackley, Tibshelf etc.) let last year for £481 over expenses. Clerk, Wm. Lang.
- 1805 May 18 (+ May 25): Auction, Swan, May 30, 5pm: estate as Apr 13, in possession of Mrs Painter etc.
- 1805 May 18: Richard Bailiff is sole M subscriber to Notts. association against felons.
- 1805 May 18 (Apr 24): The partnership of John Ashford & Thomas Merrill, joiners & cabinet makers of M, was dissolved by mutual consent. Creditors & debtors may contact either. Witness, W.H.Allen.
Ashford will continue the business at his shop in Stockwell Gate. N.B. Journeyman cabinet maker wanted immediately.
- 1805 May 18 (+ Jun 1): Wanted at Pleasley Works: a smith who can forge and fit up machinery. Also several men or widows with large families to work in the mills "where constant employ will be had".
- 1805 May 18: [At the Nottingham Theatre, May 20, will be presented Shakespeare's "Henry IV", with the farce of "The King and Miller of M". The parts of Falstaff and John Cockle (the miller) will be played by Mr Stephen Kemble.]
- 1805 May 25: A.Cook, milliner and fancy-dress maker, has begun business in Stockwell Gate, and "intends shewing her SUMMER FASHIONS" on May 29.
- 1805 May 25 (Sun prev): Colwick Corps of Volunteers returned home from permanent duty at M, as have the Scarsdale Volunteers. The commanding officers of the two corps distributed a testimonial to "the great civility and comfortable accommodation they have experienced during their stay..." to which the inhabitants returned their own thanks for "the polite conduct, and good order observed during their stay; and should their duty call them again to M, they may rely on every possible accommodation".
- 1805 Jun 1 (+ Jun 15, dated May 28): Wanted immediately: apprentice to a miller & baker. "A healthy strong Youth will find a comfortable Situation; or an upgrown Person who wishes to learn the Business will be treated with". Enquiries: Wm. Bell, M.
- 1805 Jun 1 (Wed morning prev): Married: Mr Howitt, a respectable farmer of Papplewick, & Miss Johnson, only daughter of Mr Johnson of the Bull Inn, M.
- 1805 Jun 8 (+ Jun 16): Bankrupt: Thomas Ellis, mercer of Ollerton. To surrender himself at Ollerton, Jun 13 & 14, and at the Swan (John Stirrup's), Jul 16, 11am each day. Creditors & debtors contact Messrs Ross & Hale, London, or Mr Walkden.
- 1805 Jun 15: "WANTED In a GENTLEMAN'S FAMILY, in the Country, A MIDDLE-AGED respectable Person, as COOK and HOUSEKEEPER" Enquiries: Journal office, or Mr Stirrup at the Swan, M.
- 1805 Jun 22 (+ Jun 29): Auction, Swan (John Stirrup's), Jul 18, 5-8pm:
Lot 1: Substantial house in Ratcliff-gate, with yard, garden etc. + malt-office adjoining, fronting Ratcliff-gate (134ft x 22ft) occupied by Joseph Milnes or his undertenants. (Total 24p)
Lot 2: 2 seats in the North Loft of M church, in possession of Jeffery Brock Esq.
Lot 3: Close adjoining Ratcliff-gate, called Bee Close, with yard, stable & slaughter-house (5a 0r 6p) in possession of Joseph Milnes.
Lot 4: Close adjoining Lot 3, butting on the lane from Littleworth to Berry Hill on the west, called Far Bee Close (4a 1r 37p) in possession of Milnes.
Lot 5: Close in Bishoppiece Lane, M, called Siddon's Close (2a 1r 10p) in possession of Ann Shaw, widow.
Lot 6: Close near Newgate Lane called Triangle Close, with stable (5a 1r 36p) occupied by Joshua Withers
Lot 7: The 3 Forest Closes, together on the west side of Berry-Hill Lane (7a 1r 21p) in possession of Charles Proctor
Lots 1-5 Co; 6 & 7 freehold. Land Tax redeemed. Viewing, tenants. Enquiries: Mr Walkden, or Mr Chrishop, surveyor of M. (Dated Jun 21)
- 1805 Jul 6 (+ Jul 13): Auction, 18 Jul, house in Ratcliffe Gate as Jun 29
- 1805 Jul 6 (+ Jul 13): Auction, on premises, Jul 19: furniture & stock of Thomas Ellis, bankrupt, of Ollerton. Enquiries: Mr Ellis, draper of M, or J.Ibberson of Nottingham (assignees), or Mr Walkden.
- 1805 Jul 6: [For sale, Skegby: colliery with steam engine (advertised To Let in May). (Details given)]
- 1805 Jul 13 (+ Jul 20 without M invitation): Currey's dancing resumes at M, Jul 29 (+ Nottingham, Sutton, Halfield Gate, Hardwick, Castle Donington, Carlton) "N.B. Mr C. humbly requests that his Friends in M will please to favour him with their Company at his School on Monday afternoon next... in order to see his Pupils' performance; when he will be happy to engage those Pupils, and such others, as they may please to favour him with for the next Quarter." Southwell, Jul 8.
- 1805 Jul 13: [T.L.Cursham's academy ("with proper assistants") at Sutton in Ashfield reopens Jul 22]
- 1805 Jul 13: [Mr West's Nottingham pupils' Ball & dancing demonstration at Nottingham theatre (details given, + more Jul 20) to be on Jul 29]
- 1805 Jul 13: [The serjeants of the Nottingham Regiment of Militia, stationed at Rye in Sussex, have presented their commanding officer, Col. Edward Thoroton Gould, with a sword and a snuff box, commemmorating his 25 years' service (details given)]
- 1805 Jul 13: M fair "was, as usual, very numerously atended; and the diversions of the race ground were expected to prove as interesting as ever. -Two silver cups were announced to be run for, besides pony matches".
- 1805 Jul 20: Mrs Clarke's School at M reopens Jul 22.
- 1805 Jul 20 (Mon prev): Quarter Sessions (at Nottingham Shire Hall): - Oaks acquitted of stripping lead from M church roof.
- 1805 Jul 20 (last week): As a corporal of the 45th was escorting a deserter, the latter, in order to avoid punishment, attempted to escape on the road near M. The corporal pursued him a short way, then threatened to fire if he did not stop. The deserter continued to run, and had gained a lead of some 100yds when the corporal shot at him. The ball lodged in his thigh, and he fell. He was taken to M Workhouse where surgical assistance was procured, but he died a few days later "a melancholy sacrifice to his own rashness".
- 1805 Jul 27: Auction/Robinson, Farnsfield, Aug 6: estate there & Edingley.
- 1805 Jul 27 (+ to Aug 17): Auction/Frost, Mason's Arms (Mrs Boam's) Aug 22, 6pm: "Most desirable and genteel residence... excellent, Modern-built... with cleansed Stone Front and Slated Roof" at top of West Gate on Chesterfield turnpike, late residence of Mr Thomas Naylor *spacious hall, staircase, 2 parlours, kitchen, dairy, larder etc. on ground floor; 4 excellent bedrooms, dressing room & study on 1st floor; 5 good square bedrooms on 2nd floor* with entire yard, good Walled garden with fruit trees, stabling- 3 horses, coachhouse with granary over; brewhouse etc. All "in excellent repair, and fit for the immediate reception of a genteel Family". Also a close of rich grazing land adjoining (c3a). Land Tax redeemed, parochial taxes "inconsiderable". immediate entry, Enquiries: Mr Walkden, Mr Naylor, or Mr W.Stretton of Nottingham.
- 1805 Jul 27 (few days prev): Died "universally lamented by his family and a numerous circle of friends" Wm. Watson, mercer & draper of M.
- 1805 Aug 3 (Sun night or Mon early morning prev): Stolen from the bleach yard of Samuel Rowbotham at Bleak Hills, M: 46yds of plain white linen cloth; 51yds ditto; 28yds ditto; 25yds half-white ditto; 25yds white table linen; 62 pairs women's open gloves; 12 pairs fine plain arm gloves; 60 women's altered hose (double-spun Dumps); 12 ditto (Shapes, cotton); 36 maid's double-spun Dumps, cotton; 24 pairs of girl's altered two-threads, size 2, cotton; 12 ditto, size 3; 12 ditto, size 5; 15 pairs cotton hose, various sorts; a common bed-quilt. Rowbotham will pay 5 guineas reward on conviction, and will use every means to more obtain a free pardon for anyone concerned in the robbery who informs on his acomplices.
- 1805 Aug 3: Assignment: Charles Denman of West-gate, M, by deed of Jul 5, to Daniel Woolhouse, farmer of Kirton, and John Ketton, farmer of Askham. Creditors to meet at the Anchor, in Cockpit (John Denman's) Aug 8 to execute the deed. Debtors pay Ketton.
- 1805 Aug 3: [Several severe storms in past 10 days]
- 1805 Aug 10 (+ to Sep 14): To Let on lease, for years or otherwise, immediate entry: stone house near M church *dining room, breakfast room, kitchen etc. on ground floor; drawing room, 3 bedrooms on 1st floor; 4 bedrooms on 2nd floor; attics at top + excellent cellars* with chaisehouse, stable, outbuildings, garden etc. in possession of late Wm. Watson. Enquiries: or Viewing, Thomas Watson, James Watson or Mr Aram, all of M.
- 1805 Aug 17: W.Naylor (opposite the Queen's Head, M) farrier & cow leech, former apprentice & successor to Mr Waterall "proposes exercising the above profession... having lately had the chief management of Mr Waterall's Business". Dated Aug 15.
- 1805 Aug 17 (+ fortnightly to Sep 21): Chesterfield-M turnpike tolls To Let by Auction, for a term not exceeding 3 years, at Pleasley, Sep 23. Last year raised £800 over expenses. Trustees will also pay 1 year's interest to subscribers at this meeting. Wm Lang, clerk.
- 1805 Aug 17 (+ to Aug 31 + shorter version Sep 7): Dr J.Dunn, physician & oculist of Nottingham, "Having particular Engagements in M for some time" may be consulted Mon-Fri, 10am-10pm, at Robert Clarke's, Cock Pit (Sat & Sun in Nottingham).
- 1805 Aug 31: Auction, Nottingham, Sep 3-4: Unredeemed pledges of various pawnbrokers inc. Robert & Richard Gresham at their shops in Nottingham, John Gresham at his shop in M. Catalogue at the various shops.
- 1805 Sep 7: Notice about Game & trespassing in Teversall, dated M, Aug 29.
- 1805 Sep 14: Wanted immediately: A steady person, "who perfectly understands the Management of a Card Room, in a Cotton Mill". Enquiries: Mr Peet, machine maker, Leeming Gate, M.
- 1805 Sep 14 (+ Sep 21): For sale: 2 closes of rich land together, by Ratcliffe Gate: Bee Close (5a 0r 6p, with stable & buildings) and Far Bee Close (4a 1r 37p), both occupied by Joseph Milnes. Also Siddon's Close, by Bishop-piece Lane in M (2a 1r 10p). in possession of Ann Shaw, widow. Enquiries: Mr Walkden.
- 1805 Sep 14: Game Duty Certs (obtainable in M from William Lang): Jeffrey Brock, M; Benjamin Bagshaw, M; (Joseph Bilbie, Blid) (T.L.Cursham Gent, Sutton in Ashfield); William Dickens, M; Frederick James Horn esq, M Woodhouse; Francis Humphreys, M; - Johnson esq, M; Thomas Lancashire, M; William Mettam, M; Thomas Neale, M Woodhouse; Charles Otter esq, M; John Henry Painter, M; James Richardson, M; James Stevens, M; Samuel Siddon, Ph (in M parish); Charles Stanton esq, M; George Stanton, M; Francis Turner, Ph (in M parish); Henry Taylor gent, M; Joseph Thrall, M; Francis Vickers, M; George Vickers, M; William Wilson, M; John Wright, M Woodhouse; William Wright, M; John Wright, M
- 1805 Sep 21: Application is to be made in the next session of Parliament for an Act to continue the term and enlarge the powers of the Alfreton-M and Blackwell (bridle gate at border with Hucknall)- Sutton in Ashfield- Python Hill (Newark-M turnpike) turnpikes. Clerk, Joseph Wilson, Alfreton. Trustees to meet at Sutton in Ashfield, Sep 30.
- 1805 Sep 21: Just published; price 2s sewed. "Outlines of a Plan of Instruction..." by Samuel Catlow, 3rd edition, sold in London by J.Johnson, St Paul's Churchyard, and G & I.Robinson, Paternoster Row; also in Nottingham. (more details)
- 1805 Sep 21: Next meeting of Leadenham-Newark-M & Southwell-Oxton turnpike trustees to be at Newark, Sep 30, when accounts will be settled and new trustees appointed as necessary.
- 1805 Sep 21: Auction/Robinson, on premises, Sep 30 & following days: "Neat and modern" housed furniture, linen, china, glasses, books, kitchen utensils etc, property of late Mr Watson of M. Catalogue from Robinson, Southwell, Worksop, Alfreton.
- 1805 Sep 28: Leadenham-Newark-M turnpike trustees to meet at Newark, Sep 30, to settle accounts & select new trustees as required. (Dated Sep 2)
- 1805 Sep 28: Auction/Robinson, fn of Mr watson as prev
- 1805 Sep 28: Auction (peremptorily), Cuckney: furniture, equipment etc. of Charles Toplis at Cuckney Mills. Catalogue in M: Royal Oak.
- 1805 Sep 28: For sale: Bee & Siddon closes as prev
- 1805 Sep 28 (+ Oct 5): For sale: the "Old-established" M-London stage waggons, & horses etc. from Sheffield, Chesterfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Leicester etc "which have been going upwards of NINETY YEARS, and have been in the present Proprietor's hands upwards of 23 years, but whose ill health compels him to decline business". immediate entry. Also a weekly waggon to Newark, Grantham, Sleaford & Norfolk. Also the business premises *house, stabling- 40 horses (approx), roomy warehouse, blacksmith's shop, granaries etc.* + tenement adjoining + good house "pleasantly situated" at top of West-gate, occupied by Royle, with about 1 1/2a land. Enquiries: Royle. Business will continue if not sold. Dated M, Sep 12.
- 1805 Sep 28 (Sep 19): Died at Beeston: Miss Henrietta Whitehead, daughter of late Mr Whitehead of M.
- 1805 Sep 28: W.Thompson, farrier & cow leech (successor to Mr Waterall, at Waterall's old house) "has laid in a fresh and good Assortment of DRUGS; and undertakes to cure every Disorder incident to Horses, Cows &c. having had many Years experience with great Success, flatters himself he shall have it in his Power to give approved Satisfaction... N.B. Horses nick'd, Colts cut &c."
- 1805 Oct 5 (Sep 27): Run away: John Bark & John Skidmore, apprentices to Thomas Webster, framework knitter of the Fishponds, in M parish. Bark is aged 19-20, c5ft 7in, dark eyes, black hair. Then wore dark-coloured coat, light-coloured corduroy breeches. Skidmore is about 19, marked with smallpox, has large nose & big eyes. Then wore a short dark-coloured coat, white trowsers or velveteen breeches. No punishment if they return immediately. HM recruiting parties are warned to be on their guard.
- 1805 Oct 5: [C.Sutton of Nt's catalogues of books are available to residents of M & other "distant places" through local carriers.]
- 1805 Oct 5: [Obituary of John Marson, employed by Dukes of Newcastle for 57 years. "The improvements at Clumber under his sole inspection will be a lasting memrial of his real and genuine taste, in converting a barren and unproductive soil into an absolute terrestrial paradise"...]
- 1805 Oct 5: Next M fair, Oct 10
- 1805 Oct 12: 2nd edition of Wm. Speechly's "Treatise on the Culture of the Vine" (published by Longman) sold in M by P.Sheppard.
- 1805 NO M ITEMS OCT 17- NOV 2
- 1805 Nov 9 (+ Nov 16): For sale: stone house in M Woodhouse, with stables, coachhouse, attached & detached outbuildings, Walled garden with fruit trees (total 3r) + The paddock (1r 27p); The Long Yards (7a 2r 8p); Wicket Gate Close (3a 2r 13p); Two Leys (4a 0r 33p); Pool Close (1a 3r 21p) (all Co) + Warsop Lane Close (5a 2r); Baulkholme Close (4a 2r) (both freehold). Entry Lady Day, late in possession of Rev John Parsons, now in possession of Henry Hurst. Mr Harvey of M Woodhouse will show the property. Enquiries: Vickers & Woodcock, or Rev J.Parsons, Southwell.
- 1805 Nov 16 (+ Nov 23): The late John Royle of M, common carrier, by deed of Oct 21, conveyed all his real & personal estate to John Clarke, innkeeper of Barnby Moor; Richard Hogg, carrier of Nottingham; & George Hurst, hosier of M, in trust for his creditors, who must make claims within 6 months at office of Vickers & Woodcock. Debtors should contact trustees of Vickers & Woodcock.
- 1805 Nov 16: Auction, E.B.Robinson, Nottingham, Nov 27: 217 knitting frames, mostly in & around Nottingham "property of a gentleman declining the hosiery business". Lot 28, gauge 24, width 15in, is at James Radford's, M.
- 1805 Nov 23: Henry John Painter has taken over the waggons, horses & premises of the late John Royle, and "humbly solicits" the patronage of Royle's customers in the carrying business.
- 1805 Nov 23: the next meeting of the Savile association against felons will be at the Swan, Nov 28, 10am. Treasurer, Mr Toplis.
- 1805 Nov 23: Found between Nottingham & M, a large mastiff dog (described). Owner should contact Mr Stevenson, carrier of M.
- 1805 Nov 30: H.J.Painter has taken over Royle's carrying as prev.
- 1805 Nov 30 (+ to Dec 21): Royle's deed of trust as prev.
- 1805 Nov 30 (+ Dec 14): Blidworth inclosure commissioners to meet at Swan (John Stirrup's), Dec 26, 11am, to hear objections to claims.
- 1805 Nov 30: 2nd M assembly, moot hall, Dec 9, begin 8pm. Mr heygate, st.
- 1805 Nov 30 (few days prev): Married at M: Mr Walker "a respectable farmer" of Newthorp & Miss Ann Whitlock, daughter of Mr Edward Whitlock of M.
- 1805 Nov 30: Wessells' "Dr Walker's Jesuits Drops"/ Sheppard
- 1805 Dec 7: Hallam's Anti-bilious Pills/ Sheppard
- 1805 Dec 14: J.Ellis has opened a brush manufactory at M, wholesale & retail.
- 1805 Dec 14 (+ Dec 21): Chesterfield-M turnpike trustees to meet at Pleasley (Mr Platts') Dec 23, to accept tenders for making of new road through Heath (specifications given). Wm. Lang, clerk.
- 1805 Dec 14 (Nov 27): Partnership of Thomas Naylor of Nottingham & Samuel Hurt of M, malsters (carried on at both places), was mutually dissolved. Creditors & debtors contact Naylor.
- 1805 Dec 14: Day of General Thanksgiving for victory at Trafalgar "was observed at M in a truly exemplary manner. Every place of religious worship was open upon this affectingly glorious occasion; and the recommendation of the Committee of the Patriotic Fund at Lloyd's duly attended to. In the parish church, after an appropriate discourse by the Rev. John Durham, the sum of £40 was collected; at the Unitarian Chapel, after an excellent sermon by the Rev. Joseph Bull, in which a handsome tribute was paid to the bravery of the late gallant Nelson, £9/9/-; and at the Calvinistic and Methodist meetings, upwards of £5; being for the benefit of the widows and orphans of the killed and wounded in the late victories." Also reports from other towns.
- 1805 Dec 14 (Sunday week prev): Married: Ralph Addison Dobson, draper of M, & Miss Mary Brown of Sheffield.
- 1805 Dec 14 (Thu evening prev): Died at M: Mrs Simes, widow of M.
- 1805 Dec 21 (+ Dec 28): There will be a fair at M, 2nd Thu of each month (as later)
- 1805 Dec 21 (Dec 17): Married at Cuckney: Rev Samuel Catlow of M & Miss Elizabeth Toplis of Cuckney.
- 1805 Dec 21: Thanksgiving Day "was observed by the inhabitants of the village of M Woodhouse with great solemnity: a very excellent discourse was delivered at the church, by the Rev. J.Robinson; after which, a collection was made for the relief of the wounded seamen and marines, and for the widows and orphans... which amounted to £11. We were incorrect in our statement of the collection made at the parish church at M... as the sum amounted to £48/4/11 which has since been augmented by the liberal donations of several patriotic inhabitants of that loyal town".
- 1805 Dec 21 (Thu prev): Died: Mrs Floyd, wife of William Floyd of the Greyhound, M.
- 1805 Dec 21: [Trent frozen over at Gainsborough]
- 1805 Dec 28: Crosby's publications/ B.Robinson
- 1805 Dec 28: Commissioners will atend at Swan, Jan 9, for sale of Land Tax.
- 1805 Dec 28: 3rd M assembly 6 Jan (as prev but Walkden also steward)
- 1805 Dec 28: Just published, 3rd ed of "Outlines... Catlow" as later
- 1806 Jan 4: There will be a fair at M for all kinds of FAT and LEAN STOCK, the SECOND THURSDAY in every month. First to be on 2nd Thu in Jan. Dated 18 Dec 1805.
- 1806 Jan 4: Third M assembly to be at Moot Hall, Jan 6, dancing starts 8pm, Mr Heygate & Mr Walkden, stewards.
- 1806 Jan 4: Just published, 3rd ed. of "Outlines of a Plan of Instruction (as adopted in the Literary and Commercial Seminary at Mansfield, established by the Rev. Samual Catlow. Printed & sold in London by J.Johnson, St Paul's Church Yard, and G & J Robinson, Paternoster Row.
- 1806 Jan 4 (+ to Jan 18): For sale: Dalestorth house & gardens, "On account of the Death of the late proprietor, the Buildings will be sold for litle more than the Value of the Materials". Enquiries: Mr Gaskill, Nottingham, or Mr Wm. Butcher, SA (will show the property). Dated SA, 1.1
- 1806 Jan 4: Royal Exchange Assurance/ Henry Smith
- 1806 Jan 4: Auction/Robinson, Bawtry, Jan 8: Oak & Ash trees at Everton & Harwell. Enquiries: Mr Toplis. Dated M, 23.12.05
- 1806 Jan 4: [Concert at Nottingham theatre for benefit of Mrs Hancock, "Widow of the late ENGINEER" postponed to 8.1]
- 1806 Jan 4: [Mrs Miller's Ladies Boarding School continues "where she has many years resided" at SA]
- 1806 Jan 4: [Mr Lassells' dancing academy continues at Nottingham & at various ladies' schools (not M)]
- 1806 Jan 4: Dicey & Co. Daffy's Elixir/ Sheppard+Robinson
- 1806 Jan 4: N.J agents/ Sheppard, Lockwood, Denman, Robinson
- 1806 Jan 11: Contributions to the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds, received at the Bank of Messrs Moore, Maltbys, Evans & Middlemore, M:
Church & parish of M £35/14/11?; Unitarian Chapel in M £9/9/0?; Independent Chapel in M £3/0/3?; New Methodist Society in M £3/4/0?; M Woodhouse £11/0/0; Thoresby & Edwinstow £14/16/0; Oll £8/13/6; Warsop £7/10/6; + contributions from SA; Skegby; Teversal; Kirkby; Hucknall (?Huthwaite); Selston; Farnsfield; Blackwell; Pinxton.
- 1806 Jan 11 (Tue week prev.): Died, William Collison of the Old Dial in M.
- 1806 Jan 11: Dr Arnold's Pills/ Sheppard
- 1806 Jan 18: Quarter Sessions (at Nottingham Shire Hall): appeal cause, Churchwardens & Overseers of M v Wardens & Overseers of Bingham. Latter had removed a pauper to former parish. M case "well argued" by Counsellor Coke for M & Counsellor Clarke for Bingham. Bench unanimously confirmed the order of removal. M parish, by way of settng aside the certificate they had formerly granted to the pauper's father & mother, attempted to set up a rental and occupancy of £10 p.a. by the latter, but this was so completely re.....ed by the parish officers of Bingham as to induce the Court, without any hesitation, to declare in favour of the respondent.
- 1806 Jan 18 (morning of Jan 10): [Dreadful storm of wind, hail & thunder across E.England. Strong in S.Notts & N.Leics]
- 1806 Jan 18: (Sat prev) Mar at M: Mr Woodcock, solicitor, & Miss Vickers, daughter of Mr George Vickers, both of M
- 1806 Jan 18: Amboyna Tooth Powder/ Sheppard
- 1806 Jan 25: Books published by B.Crosby & Co of London sold in M by Robinson
- 1806 Jan 25 (+ to Feb 8): To Let: Millwright's workshop in Newgate Lane, with spacious wood yard, lately occupied by. Wm. Latham, millwright. immediate entry
Also, For sale: the stock in trade, tools, patterns & machinery on the premises.
Enquiries: Benjamin Latham, or Jas. Orr, M. dated M, Jan 10
- 1806 Jan 25 (+ to Feb 8): Auction/Frost, Mason's Arms (Mr Boam's) Feb 13, 6pm: "Most desirable and genteel residence", "most excellent Modern-built MESSUAGE or DWELLING HOUSE" at top of Westgate, on the Chesterfield turnpike, late residence of Mr Thomas Naylor. *spacious hall & staircase; 2Prs; kitchen; Dairy; Larder + "other suitable offices" on ground floor. 4 "excellent" bedrooms, dressing room & study on 1st floor. 5 "good square" bedrooms on 2nd.* "Entire" yard + Walled garden with fruit trees; stabling- 3 horses; Coachhouse with granary over; Brewhouse; other "convenient offices". All "in excellent repair". Land tax redeemed, parish taxes "inconsiderable".
Immediate entry, Enquiries: Mr Walkden, or Mr Naylor or Mr Wm. Stretton at Nottingham.
- 1806 Jan 25 (+ to Feb 8): (not to be printed again) To Let, Entry Lady Day: house and "well-accustomed" shop in M, established in these premises over 40 years "of a Person who intends declining Business". Also, For sale: his stock in trade of China, Hardware, Glass etc. (may be paid for in instalments if security can be provided). Enquiries: George Hurst, M (dated 22.1)
- 1806 Jan 25 (+ Feb 1): 4th M Assembly to be at Moot Hall, Feb 3, start 8pm, stewards Thomas Heygate, George Walkden.
- 1806 Jan 25: Lignum's Pills/ Sheppard
- 1806 Jan 25: Auction, Robinson "peremptorily", Crown, Jan 27, 10am: c20 pieces of Irish linen "of excellent quality"; 200yds of London & Manchester prints; 100 muslin & other handkerchiefs & "various other property"
- 1806 Jan 25: Solomon's medicines/ Robinson
- 1806 Jan 25: Joseph Wessells' "Dr Walker's Jesuits' Drops"/ Sheppard
- 1806 Feb 1: [Tunaley & Keys dancing recommences at Nottingham, Feb 5]
- 1806 Feb 1 (+ to Mar 8, + Mar 15 houses only): Auction/Robinson, Swan, Mar 20, 6pm, in lots: "substantial" stone house in M, late residence of John Royle, with Warehouse, Barn, stables, other outbuildings, garden, Croft etc adjoining.
house adjoining., in possession of Miss Acton.
house occupied by Francis Allison.
All Copyhold, Entry to main house, Lady Day. Enquiries: Vickers & Woodcock.
Also Auction/Robinson, at Royle's house, Mar 10 & following days, 10am daily: all the furniture. Cats from Robinson 10:, Viewing day before sale. (Dated 31.1)
- 1806 Feb 1: Wm Brodhurst Esq. of M has paid £20 into bank of S.Smith & Co for the Patriotic Fund
- 1806 Feb 8: Next M fair for fat & lean stock will be on Feb 13. "Farmers and Graziers will find this a favourable opportunity to dispose of In-Calf and other Cows, Fat Sheep, Horses, Pigs, &c. to advantage". Next fair, 2nd Thu in March.
- 1806 Feb 8 (+ to Feb 22): Auction, the Hotel in Newark, Mar 12: 3 farms & 1 butcher's shop, including house with barn, stable & 14a land by Berry Hill, M (occupied by Mr Johnson, tenant at will). Enquiries: Mr H.P.Otter, Retford.
- 1806 Feb 8 (+ to Feb 22): Auction, Swan (John Stirrup's) Mar 6, 3pm: land in Pinxton & SA. Enquiries: Mr Walkden (IA) Dated M, Feb 6
- 1806 Feb 8: [Cr of late Mr Hancock, engineer, should contact his widow "that she may be enabled to put them in a train of Liquidation"]
- 1806 Feb 15: Leadenham-Nk-M turnpike trustees to meet at Southwell, Mar 4, to consider diverting the road between the west end of Farnsfield lordship across the open forest to the forest edge in M, and to receive estimates of the expense of such an alteration. Also to borrow money as required. Also to consider the erection of a new toll gate on the diverted section (charges to raise not more than 2/3 the present toll between Nk & M). Also to elect new trustees as required. Clerks: Edward S.Godfrey & George H.Barrow, Southwell. Dated Feb 3
- 1806 Feb 15 (Sun prev, about midday): [Great hail & wind storm did great damage around Nottingham]
- 1806 Feb 15: Leake's Pills/ Sheppard+Robinson
- 1806 Feb 22: Auction/Frost, Mar 6, 2pm: stock etc. late of Wm. Latham, millwright of M, inc. 1 pair French stones, capital oak timber & planking of different sorts, good turning lathe, models & other implements of the business.
- 1806 Feb 22 (few days prev): Died "universally lamented by a respectable circle of friends", George Stanton Esq of M
- 1806 Mar 1: Assignment: James, Edmund & Mary Bulbie of M, joiners (copartners), by indenture dated Feb 21, to John Ashford of M, joiner; John Walker of M, nail maker; & Wm. Heane of M, painter. Deed lodged with Mr Toplis. dated M, 25:
- 1806 Mar 1 (+ Mar 8): For sale: 2 cellars of meadow in Tenter Lane, usually called Tenter Lane Closes (c9a) occupied by Richard Bailiff. Copyhold, Entry Lady Day. Enquiries: John Taylor, Chandlers Lane Nottingham, or Mr Walkden.
- 1806 Mar 1 (Mon prev: A division of the 76th Regiment set out from Nottingham to M, but returned to Nottingham on Wed, by order of the Commander in Chief
- 1806 Mar 1 (Mon prev): [Lord Middleton's "Sherwood Forest Hounds" chased a buck named "Little John" from Bulwell through Papplewick & Newstead to the outskirts of M, then towards Sutton, where the buck was taken in Unwin's mill leet, having made a defiant stand in the mill pond.]
- 1806 Mar 8: Next M fair for fat & lean stock etc., Mar 13, then 2nd Thu in April.
- 1806 Mar 8:: Nottingham-M turnpike trustees to meet at Blackmoor's Head, Nottingham, Mar 11. Clerks, Middlemore & Piercy. Dated Mar 6
- 1806 Mar 8 (+ to Mar 29): Auction/Frost & Son, at house of late George Stanton, M, Mar 31 + days following, 10am each day. all the elegant furniture etc. *bedsteads & hangings, feather beds & bedding, window curtains, mahogany wardrobes, chests of drawers, sideboard, tables, chairs, pier & other glasses, harpsichord by Kirkman, double suite of drawing room furniture, valuable double barrelled gun with case, china & glass ware, kitchen & other furniture, mangle, coppers, casks, brewing vessels, 2 saddle horses, 1 draught mare. Viewing Fri & Sat before sale, 10-4. Cats from Southwell, Farnsfield, Alfreton, Worksop, Chfld, Frost & place of sale.
- 1806 Mar 15 (+ Mar 22): For sale: pack of harriers *16 couples of "regular hunted hounds" & 6 1/2 couples of young ones* Enquiries: Mr Kent, M. Dated 11.3
- 1806 Mar 15 (+ Mar 22): To Let or For sale: capital stone house in M Woodhouse, late in possession of Rev John Parsons, now henry Hurst, with stables, Coach house, attached & detached offices, Walled garden with fruit trees, total 3 roods. + The Paddock (0a 1r 27p); The Long Yards (7a 2r 8p); The Wicket Gate Close (3a 2r 13p); The Two Leys (4A 0R 33P); The Pool Close (1a 3r 21p) [all Copyhold]; The Warsop Lane Close (5a 2r 0p); The Baulkholme Close (4a 2rw 0p) [Frh]. Entry Lady Day, Viewing: Mr Harvey of M Woodhouse. Enquiries: Rev J.Parsons, Southwell, or Vickers & Woodcock. Dated Mar 11
- 1806 Mar 15 (+ Mar 22): Currey's dancing recommences at numerous places inc. Warsop (31.3) and M, Bowling Green (1.4) and Mrs Miller's Young Ladies' Boarding School, Sutton (2.4). £1 1s per quarter, no entrance. "Minuets, Reels, Cotillions, Hornpipes, Passbys (?), Strathspeys, Corants, Mussetts, Trios, Rondeaus, Allemandes &c accurately taught, upon the same system as practised at the Opera House, London." dated Southwell, Mar 6
- 1806 Mar 15: Estimates wanted for new turnpike from west end of Farnsfield across the forest to the 11-mile stone at the top of Radcliff Gate in M (total c4 1/2m). Apply to Wm. Lowe at the sign of the Plough (a public house on the forest near Rainworth Water), who will show them the proposed route, and the best places for acquiring materials. Estimates, with names of 2 sureties, to be presented at next meeting of trustees, at the Bowl-in-Hand, M, Apr 1 (or sent to George H.Barrow at Southwell at least 3 days before the meeting). SPECIFICATIONS: Road to be concave or "hollow", 40ft wide. 18ft of the soil or turf to be cut out in the middle, deep enough to receive the ling & gravel specified below. "The Soil or Turf cut out to be laid so as to form side or summer Roads. The Central Road to be kidded with Ling or Heath in good fixed Kids, and then to be covered with six inches in thickness of Unscreened Gravel, and afterwards with nine inches of the best Screened Gravel that can be procured contiguous to the line of road" By order, Ed. Smith Godfrey; Geo. H.Barrow, clerks, Southwell, Mar 8
- 1806 Mar 15: William Green, chymist & druggist, M, has laid in a stock of London Porter. "...a good Article, and at the lowest Price".
- 1806 Mar 22 (+ Mar 29): To Let, Entry Old Lady Day: large, convenient & pleasantly situated house "at the entrance into the Town of Mansfield" from Nottingham, late residence of George Stanton Esq., usually caled The Grove. 7 rooms on ground floor, 7 bedrooms + attics. KtGn, Pleasure Ground, stable, Coachhouse etc. Paddock adjoining. + 2 fields. Enquiries: Rev Edward Otter, Bolsover, or Mr Walkden.
- 1806 Mar 22 (+ Mar 29): Tunaley & Keys next quarter of dancing starts at M, Mar 31 + Nottingham & Kegworth "N.B. Families attended as usual" Dated Derby, Mar 17
- 1806 Mar 22: Deserted from the 4th Dragoon Guards, recruiting at M, Feb 28: John Willcocks of Bulwell (details given). 8gns reward (over Parliamentary allowance) to anyone lodging him in any Gaol, with any Recruiting Party, or brings him to M. Apply to Lieut. Frost at M. Willcocks will be pardoned if he surrenders himself within 14 days.
- 1806 Mar 22 (+ Apr 19): Tolls on Pinxton & Kirkby turnpike To Let Auction, Pinxton, Apr 23. Dated M, Mar 20
- 1806 Mar 22: (Mon prev) Mr Peat's complete peal of 6000 bob majors rung "in the most perfect style" at M, in 4hrs 4mins, by Wm. Elliot (treble)e James Barlow (2nd); Wm. Slack (3rd); S.Sansome (4th); Robt. Sharp (5th); Wm. Formon (6th); Joseph Sansome (7th) & Wm. Farnsworth (tenor, weight 1 ton)
- 1806 Mar 29 (+ Apr 5): Wanted: experienced Overlooker for a Card Room in a Cotton Mill. Enquiries: Thomas & James Heygate, M.
- 1806 Mar 29: John Ashford, joiner, cabinet maker & appraiser, has taken out a licence to sell by auction estates, farming stock, furniture etc. "most reasonable Terms". He hopes his experience as an appraiser, and the satisfaction given in that role, will encourage customers to support his new venture.
- 1806 Mar 29: Many highway robberies have been happening near Arnold. The favourite method is leaping from behind a hedge on a lone traveller, then beating him unconscious. Among the recent examples quoted is the robbery of the M carrier on the evening of Sat prev (one of several that day). He was knocked down and robbed near Red Hill.
- 1806 Apr 12: Auction, Warsop, furniture. Cats from auctioneer at Worksop, from M Printing Office or in Warsop.
- 1806 Apr 12: Bulbie assignees to meet at Mason's Arms (Joseph Boam's) Apr 21, 2pm, to make a dividend of the estates & effects. Dated M. Apr 10
- 1806 Apr 19: Auction/Mr Hyde, Warsop: furniture of late Rev. F.H.Hume. Catalogue "the Printing Office" M, (i.a.)
- 1806 Apr 19: Creditors & debtors of late Geo. Stanton of M, contact Messrs Stantons' Counting House
- 1806 Apr 19: Auction, Farnsfield, May 12: estate there. Contact Vickers & Woodcock. (May 3, identified as Auction/Frost & Son)
- 1806 Apr 19: The Durham Ox, "The greatest Wonder of the Age", now showing at Derby, will visit Nottingham next week, then M on Apr 30. He "would weigh, if slaughtered, TWO HUNDRED STONE, 14 pounds to the Stone... He is at this time 60 Stone heavier than when shown here in Derby five Years ago. Admittance, Ladies and Gentlemen, One Shilling, Servants and Children, Sixpence."
- 1806 Apr 19: To commence running today: "The Royal Forester", from Nottingham (Crown Inn) via M, Warsop, Cuckney, Worksop, Tickhill etc. to Doncaster (Mail Coach Inn). Leaves Nottingham 8am, Sat, Mon & Wed; leaves Doncaster 6am, Sun, Tue & Thu. By Benjamin Bower of Nottingham & Frederick Cousins of the George Inn, Worksop.
- 1806 Apr 26: Auction, Alfreton, Apr 30: Turnpike shares including £50 on Alfreton-M road. Enquiries: John C.Hall, solicitor of Alfreton.
- 1806 Apr 26 (+ May 3): Wanted: "a sober, steady, active Man, and his Wife" to manage M Woodhouse workhouse. Enquiries: Samuel Housley or Charles Walker, overseers. The election will be on May 7 at 10am, "when Testimonials of Character and Abilities myst be produced". (Dated Apr 22, M Woodhouse)
- 1806 May 3: M-Tibshelf etc. turnpike tolls To Let by Auction, Ashover, May 19. Let last year for £482 over expenses. Trustees will also pay 1 year's interest to subscribers. Wm. Lang, clerk.
- 1806 May 3: Auction/Mr Hyde, Worksop: furniture. Catalogue Benjamin Robinson, Printer & Bookbinder, M (i.a.)
- 1806 May 3 (Sat prev): Married at Spondon, by Rev F.Wilmot: John Coke Esq of Woodhouse Villa, near M, & Miss Wilmot of Spondon.
- 1806 May 10: Charles Ellis, bankrupt grocer of Hucknall-Huthwaite, is to surrender himself at the Swan, May 19 + 20 and Jun 21, 11am. Creditors & debtors contact Vickers & Woodcock (or London lawyer as usual)
- 1806 May 17: M.Lindley thanks her customers around M for past favours and announces she "is returned from London with an elegant assortment of MILLINERY, MORNING and EVENING DRESSES, for the SEASON, which will be ready for their inspection" on May 19.
- 1806 May 17 (+ to Jun 7): To Let/Entry Michaelmas: house & tan yard in West-gate, occupied by Thomas Lancashire. Enquiries: T.Senior, M.
- 1806 May 17: Richard Bailiff is only M subscriber to Notts. New Friendly Association against felons (based at Newark).
- 1806 May 24: Matthew Henry's annotated Family Bible (published by S.Bacster of London) sold in M by Robinson.
- 1806 May 24: Catalogue for stocking frame Auction by Gaskill & Peet at Nottingham (including some frames in Sutton in Ashfield area) available in M from Swan.
- 1806 May 24: "True Briton" coach "on the most improved Plan, the whole being on Springs". London-Nottingham (Blackmoor's Head)-Leeds, via M, Chesterfield, Sheffield etc. Nottingham-London 10am daily; Nottingham-Leeds 3am daily. By Willan, Simpsons, Peech & Copyhold, who also run the Royal Mail Coach, London-Nottingham-Leeds.
- 1806 May 24 (+ May 31 + Jun 14): As there were no bidders at Tibshelf turnpike Auction, there will be a new Auction, Ashover, Jun 24. Trustees also give notce of their intention to erect a side bar across Arstoft Lane at the north end of Tibshelf. Dated May 20. Wm. Lang, clerk
- 1806 May 24 (+ May 31): Last M assembly, for HM birthday, to be on Jun 4 at Moot Hall. St: Heygate & Walkden.
- 1806 May 31: New edition of Rees' "Cyclopaedia" (published by Longman) sold in M by P.Shepherd.
- 1806 May 31: R.Warren's "Original Japan Liquid Blacking" sold in M by Watson.
- 1806 Jun 7: Auction/Robinson, Clown (Derbs), Jun 9: farm there.
- 1806 Jun 7 (+ to Jun 21): To Let or For sale: handsome stone house on Cross Hill, M Woodhouse *Dining room 16.5 x 12ft; Drawing room 16 x 15ft; Hall 13.5 x 12ft; chambers & attics over; kitchen & dairy with chambers over; good cellars* + brewing house, stable, other outbuildings, yard & well-planted garden. in possession of Gervas Meakin. immediate entry, Enquiries: Meakin (will show the property), or Vickers & Woodcock
- 1806 Jun 7: Auction/Robinson, Alfreton, Jun 11: Shop stock & housed furniture of local trader.
- 1806 Jun 7: Nottingham-M turnpike trustees special meeting to be at Nottingham, Jun 18, to elect additional trustees etc.
- 1806 Jun 7: Dr Sibly's Reanimating Solar Tincture etc./ Robinson
- 1806 Jun 7: Rejoicings at M & other places on H.M. birthday were "on a scale corresponding with former years".
- 1806 Jun 7 (few days prev): Married: Thomas Jackson, malster, & Mrs Leadbeater, widow of Jeremiah Leadbeater, both of M.
- 1806 Jun 7 (Fri prev): Died: William Jackson, grocer of M.
- 1806 Jun 7 (few days prev): Died "in an advanced age": Mrs Naylor, widow of George Naylor Esq of M.
- 1806 Jun 14: Alfreton-M turnpike. No trustee attended last meeting (Jun 10) so clerk appoints new meeting at Alfreton, Jun 24.
- 1806 Jun 14: Swinfen's Original Sheep Powder: Sheppard
- 1806 Jun 21: Book on the Trial of Lord Melville (published by Longman) sold in M by P.Sheppard.
- 1806 Jun 21: For sale: plantation of larch at Blidworth. Enquiries: (ia) Vickers & Woodcock or George Weightman of Dalestorth Farm, M.
- 1806 Jun 21 (+ to Jul 26): For sale: substantial stone house in M, with warehouse, Barn, stable, outbuildings, garden, croft etc. Residence of late John Royle. Also, house adjoining, late in possession of Miss Acton, now Mr Leverton. Copyhold, immediate entry, Enquiries: Vickers & Woodcock.
- 1806 Jun 28: General advert for B.Robinson, auctioneer of M.
- 1806 Jun 28: Auction/Robinson, sa, Jul 14: estate in Hucknall/Huthwaite & Sutton in Ashfield. Enquiries: (ia) Vickers & Woodcock
- 1806 Jun 28: Auction/Mr Blackwell, Nottingham (details to follow): unredeemed pledges of various pawnbrokers, inc. John Gresham of M. (date later set as Jul 29-30)
- 1806 Jun 28 (+ Jul 12): Joseph Smith, ironmonger, silversmith, hardwareman, dealer in hosiery, glass etc, has taken over the premises & stock of William Leverton in Church St, M, and inends carrying on the above businesses. He is now "laying in a New Assortment of Goods from the most approved Manufacturers... N.B. A regular Assortment of Cast Metal Goods at prices equal to the Founderies. New-Invented Malt and Bean Mills, Straw Engines &c. The utmost prices given for old Gold and Silver."
- 1806 Jun 28: Ad for Catlow's "Outlines..." 3rd edition, price 2s. M Commercial Seminary re-opens Jul 18.
- 1806 Jun 28 (Tue prev): Died: William Osborn, stone mason of M.
- 1806 Jul 5: Catalogue for stocking frame Auction at Nottingham (inc some at Sutton in Ashfield & Skegby) available in M at Swan
- 1806 Jul 5: Auction/Frost, Sutton in Ashfield, Jul 14: 4 houses at Sutton in Ashfield
- 1806 Jul 5: Auction/ Frost & Son, Oxton, Jul 15: 2 houses & land there.
- 1806 Jul 5: Elliott's Restorative & Healing Tincture/ Robinson
- 1806 Jul 12: Bishop of Chester will be touring the region to hold confirmations, on behalf of the Archbishop of York. At M on Aug 27.
- 1806 Jul 12: Mrs Miller has moved her school from the town of Sutton in Ashfield to Dalestorth house, where she reopens Jul 21. Dalestorth "is a pleasant mile from Sutton in Ashfield, and two from M- commands a beautiful view of the Country, and is in an airy healthy situation"
- 1806 Jul 12: Mrs Clarke's boarding school at M reopens Jul 21
- 1806 Jul 19: Albin's Patent Sweet Acid (for Lemonade etc)/ Robinson
- 1806 Jul 19: Auction/Robinson, Jul 24, 11am, M Market Place: 2 waggons (broad & narrow wheeled), 2 black horses, a cart, collars, gears, cart saddle, gig & harness, 4 corn bins, ladders, forks, cutting engine, ?day stable lanterns, bean mill, saddle & bridle, wheelbarrow, strike measures, riddles, forks, sieves etc.
- 1806 Jul 19 (week prev): [great thunderstorms across Midlands]
- 1806 Jul 26: Warehouse of William Hayne & Co at the Bowling Green, M, was broken in to between 17 & 21 Jul, by picking the lock. The items stolen were: c15 dozen Cotton Legs (30 & 32 gages, taken off at the end of the last narrowings); 14 pair of boys' altered, Cotton No. 4, striped with red; a few pounds of silk, China-white, boiled-off, coloured & scarlet Striping; £11 in cash & notes. Reward 30 gns on conviction. Every mwqns will be used to obtain a pardon for any of the thieves who informs. Handsome reward for any useful information, whether or not a conviction is obtained.
- 1806 Jul 26: Tunaley & Keys next quarter of dancing begins at M, Aug 4 (also Sutton, Nottingham & Kegworth)
- 1806 Jul 26: Commissioners for sale of Land Tax are touring Notts. Will be at Swan, M, Aug 15.
- 1806 Jul 26: J.Wessels "Dr Walker's Jesuits Drops"/ Sheppard
- 1806 Aug 2: Hallam's Anti-bilious Pills/ Sheppard
- 1806 Aug 9 (+ Aug 16)(Jul 25): Lost at M (supposed stolen): large pointer dog, 2 years old, answers to name of Pevo. Mostly white with large black spot on loins; deep chested, cut tailblack spots & ?tanned about the head (which has a foxhound-like appearance). Half guinea reward + expenses on return to George Vickers, M. 5 guineas reward on conviction if stolen.
- 1806 Aug 16 (Aug 9): [Married at Bolsover by Rev Edward Otter: Charles Otter esq, Captain in the Royal Navy, & Miss E.Stanton]
- 1806 Aug 16 (Aug 14?): Inquest at M Woodhouse before T.Wright, coroner, on John Ingham, killed by falling from a cart while loading hay. Verdict: accidental.
- 1806 Aug 23 (dated Aug 15): Further ad re Haynes warehouse burglary. reward 30 gns on conviction. "N.B. The above Cotton Tops, or Half Stockings, were found yesterday in a Tomb, in Sneinton Church Yard, in a Sack Bag (which is supposed to be stolen), marked S.S. with Red paint, and is left in the care of William Cooper, Constable of Sneinton." Information wanted on persons who left it there.
- 1806 Aug 23: Creditors of late William Osborne, stonemason of M, to meet his executors at Mason's Arms (Mr Boam's), Aug 28, 7pm, to consider a statement of his affairs. (Dated Aug 19)
- 1806 Aug 23 (Mon prev): Married at St Nicholas', Nottingham: Mr Edgecombe of Parker & Co's Company of Equestrians, & Miss Wilson, daughter of late Mr Wilson of M.
- 1806 Aug 23 (Tue prev): Married at Nottingham: Mr Haywood of "the Oaks, near M", & Miss Hollins, daughter of Mr Hollins, hosier of Angel Row, Nottingham.
- 1806 Aug 23: Dr Arnold's Pills/ Sheppard
- 1806 Aug 30 (+ to Sep 13): Auction, peremptorily, "Pursuant to an Order of the High Court of Chancery, made in a Cause wherein Elizabeth Burden, an Infant, by her next Friend, is Plaintiff, and Richard Burden and others are Defendants" at the sale rooms of the said court in London, Oct 22, in 1 lot: leasehold cotton mill (69 years from Michaelmas 1783), with machinery, cottages & land. Details from (i.a.) Mr Walkden.
- 1806 Aug 30 (+ to Sep 13): Auction/Frost, on premises, Sep 15-17: furniture of General William Lumley of Cuckney. Catalogue: Worksop, Oll Hop Pole, Southwell, Frost, & place of sale.
- 1806 Aug 30 (Jul 18): Stolen or strayed from M: small white Pointer bitch, with light liver-coloured large spots, tanned about the eyes, tail not cut, answers to name of Beauty. Contact Mr Watson, druggist of M. Handsome reward on return, additional reward on conviction if stolen.
- 1806 Aug 30 (dated Aug 26): Wanted immediately: "steady, active Youth" as apprentice to a wholesale & retail ironmonger. Enquiries: Joseph Smith, Church Street, M. N.B. A Premium will be expected.
- 1806 Aug 30: Solomon's Abstergent Lotion/ Robinson
- 1806 Sep 6: [For sale: Cuckney cotton mills & mansion, property of Messrs Toplis (details given)]
- 1806 Sep 6: wanted immediately: apprentice to a chymist & druggist. Enquiries: W.Green, M.
- 1806 Sep 6: Sums of £1000, £300, £200 & £100 "ready to be placed out upon approved Securities". Enquiries: Mr Toplis.
- 1806 Sep 6 (few days prev): True Briton coach overturned at Pleasley, when one of the axle-trees broke. Several passengers badly hurt (one of a number of coach accidents reported around this time).
- 1806 Sep 13: Chesterfield-M turnpike trustees to meet at Pleasley, Sep 22, to pay interest & elect new trustees as required. Wm Lang, clerk.
- 1806 Sep 20: Game Duty Certs (general, Jul 1 to Sep 10): Richard Burden esq, Park Hall; William Bullard, M; Jeffry Brock esq, M; Benjamin Bagshaw, M; John Coke esq, Woodhouse Villa; [General Charles Craufurd, Clumber]; George Cadman, gent, M; Isaac Dodsley, M; William Dickons, M; Joseph Flintoff, M; Elkanah Holroyde esq, M; Frederick James Horn esq, M Woodhouse; Isaac Heywood esq, M; Francis Humphreys, M; George Hurst, M; Henry Harrison, M Woodhouse; Thomas Lancashire, M; Lieut. Edward Law, M; Thomas Neale, M Woodhouse; [Duke of Newc., Clumber]; James Richardson gent, M; John Shepperson, M Woodhouse; James Stevens, M; Samuel Siddon, Ph; Charles Stanton esq, M; Joseph Thrall, M; Henry Taylor, M; Francis Turner, Ph; George Vickers, M; Ensign John Wright esq, M; John Wright, M Woodhouse
- 1806 Sep 20: Only Robinson listed as NJ agent for receiving adverts etc. in M.
- 1806 Sep 27: Royal Exchange Ass/ Henry Smith
- 1806 Sep 27: For sale: new cotton mill (water powered) at Edingley. Enquiries: (i.a.) Mr Peet, machine maker of M.
- 1806 Sep 27: Ad for Robinson, "Auctioneer, Printer, Bookseller etc." with special reference to "Private Commissions for the Sale of Estates, or other transferable Property".
- 1806 Sep 27: Auction/Robinson (peremptorily), Bolsover, Sep 29 & following days: housed furniture. Catalogue from Robinson & place of sale
- 1806 Sep 27 (+ Oct 11): To Let for term of years, immediate entry: genteel sashed ouse in West-gate *2 spacious parlours fronting street, kitchen, back kitchen, convenient sized pantries, good cellars; 3 lodging rooms & dressing closet over parlours, 6 other good bedrooms; excellent warehouses* + garden, coachhouse, stabling- 7 horses, compact yard etc. Enquiries: Mr Jackson, grocer, Robinson, or Jabez Unwin on premises (will show the property). Dated Sep 25
- 1806 Sep 27: Imperial Assurance/ Nottingham & M, John Gaskill of Nottingham
- 1806 Sep 27: Theft from Kirkby Woodhouse. Info to victim or Mr Walkden.
- 1806 Sep 27: Wanted immediately: apprentice to a chymist & druggist. Enquiries: W.Green, M.
- 1806 Sep 27 (Sep 17): Died "after a long and painful illness, which she bore with resignation and patience" Mrs Sheppard, wife of P.Sheppard, bookseller of M.
- 1806 Sep 27 (Sep 18): Died at Woodhouse Place in his 84th year: Hayman Rooke esq.
- 1806 Sep 27: NJ agents list as normal.
- 1806 Oct 4: British Fire Office/ Robinson
- 1806 Oct 4: Lignum's Pills/ Sheppard
- 1806 Oct 11 (+ fortnightly Nov 1 to Nov 29): To Let/immediate entry: small genteel sashed ouse near Swan *Hall, parlour, kitchen; 4 good lodging rooms; 2 cellars; good large pantry* + yard & garden. Enquiries: Wiliam Simes of Nottingham or William Simes of M.
- 1806 Oct 11: Vincent's Gowland's Lotion/ Robinson
- 1806 Oct 11: Solomon's Cordial Balm of Gilead/ Robinson
- 1806 Oct 18 (+ Oct 25, but as "Red Lion"!): To Let/immediate entry: "good accustomed" Bull's Head public house, M Woodhouse *club-room, chamber, grocer's shop, kitchen, brewing house, cellars* + stables, Outbuildings, large garden. Occupied by Mrs Ann Heath, who wishes to retire. housed furniture, brewing vessels etc. "to be taken at a fair Valuation". Ann H will show the property. Enquiries: her or Robinson. (Dated M, Oct 16)
- 1806 Oct 18: Info regarding deserter from 4th Dragoon Guards to Lieut Frost, M.
- 1806 Oct 18 (few days prev): Married at M: Mr Tudsbury, grocer of Sutton, & Miss Hardstaff, daughter of Mr Hardstaff, farmer & malster of M.
- 1806 Oct 18 (Wed prev): Died at M "at an advanced age": Mr Henry Beaver
- 1806 Oct 25: Auction/Robinson, Bolsover, Nov 3: houses, shop & land there. Enquiries: (i.a.) Mr Walkden
- 1806 Oct 25: [Advert against voting for pro-slavery MP's]
- 1806 Oct 25: Wanted immediately: journeyman tanner. Wages according to merit etc. Enquiries: Mr Lancashire, M. (To be advertised once only)
- 1806 Oct 25: Rymer's Cardiac & Nervous Tincture/ Sheppard
- 1806 Oct 25: Dr Arnold's Pills & Restorative Drops/ Sheppard
- 1806 Oct 25: Lignum's Pills/ Sheppard
- 1806 Nov 1: [Arguments over proposed Nottingham inclosure]
- 1806 Nov 8: Game Duty Certs issued since last list: John Blagg gent, M; Edward Greaves esq, Netwth; George Harvey, M Woodhouse; John Stevens, M; Francis Vickers gent, M.
- 1806 Nov 8: Auction/Robinson, Nov 10, 10am, on premises in M: housed furniture of late John Royle (no reserve). Catalogue from Robinson.
- 1806 Nov 15: To Let/immediate entry or Jan 1: Old accustomed shop (43 x 16ft) & yard (36 x 16yds with saw pit), used by a wheelwright for near 30 years, with house *house-place, kitchen, good cellar, 3 lodging rooms*. "In a desirable situation, in the Parish of M". Enquiries: John Greenwood, M. To be advertised once only.
- 1806 Nov 15 (+ Nov 22): 1st M Subscription Assembly, Nov 24, 8pm at Moot Hall. Steward Geo. Walkden. Dated Nov 13.
- 1806 Nov 15: Blidworth Inclosure Commissioners to meet at Swan (Mr Stirrup's), Nov 24, 11am, to appoint a new commissioner following a resignation.
- 1806 Nov 15 (Thu prev. or week prev): James Simpson unanimously elected clerk to commissioners of Nottingham-M turnpike, following the death of his father, attorney and previous clerk.
- 1806 Nov 22: Taylor's Leake's Pills/ Robinson & Sheppard
- 1806 Nov 29: "The Eclectic Review, No 23" (Longman)/ P.Sheppard
- 1806 Nov 29 (few days prev): Married at M: David Stevenson & Mrs Mary Morley, daughter of late David ?Evors esq of Timly, Pembrokeshire, niece to Sir John Powell Price, Newton Hall, Montgomeryshire.
- 1806 Nov 29: Marshall's Cerate/ Sheppard
- 1806 Dec 6: house at Farnsfield To Let. Enquiries: owner or Robinson, auctioneer.
- 1806 Dec 6: Blidworth inclosure commissioners to meet at Swan (Mr Stirrup's) Dec 26, 11am to hear objections to proposed road layout (details given). Dated M, Dec 2.
- 1806 Dec 6 (Nov 30): Inquest at M, before Thomas Wright gent, coroner, on body of William Jackson of Dalestorth Field, age 72, who died falling into a stone quarry between M & his home on the evening of Nov 28, which caused "a violent contusion and fracture on his head. It appeared that the eyes of the deceased were grown dim through age". Verdict: accident. "He was an industrious man, and bore an universal good character".
- 1806 Dec 6: Church's Cough Drops/ Sheppard
- 1806 Dec 6: Barclay's Original Ointment for the Itch/ Sheppard & Robinson
- 1806 Dec 13: Savile Association against Felons to meet at Swan (John Stirrup's) Dec 18, ? am. Robert Toplis, treasurer.
- 1806 Dec 13: Auction/ Mr Peet of Nottingham, Eclipse (J.Barker's) Dec 15, 2pm: Knitting frames as follows: No 16, 30 gage, width 30, lace, view at Blue Boar, M. No 9, 30 g, w 30, lace, same place. No 24, 32 g, w 30, lace, same place. No 13, 30g w 30, lace, same place. No 0, 38 g, w 16, 2-needle, John Simes's shop, M. No 0, 24 g, w 16, 2-needle, John White's, "Mans. Workhouse". 3 others at Sutton in Ashfield. Catalogue from auctioneer.
- 1806 Dec 13 (+ Dec 20): Auction/Robinson, Old Eclipse (Mr Barker's) Dec 24, 7pm: 2 "SUBSTANTIAL and Newly-erected" hss at top of West-gate, with gardens etc. Tenants Joseph Bingham & Mr Thompson will show the property. Enquiries: Mr Walkden, or Mr Waterall of Bolsover. Dated Dec 20!
- 1806 Dec 13: Next M assembly, Moot Hall, Dec 22, 8pm, stewards Isaac Heywod & Geo. Walkden. Dated Dec 11.
- 1806 Dec 13: For sale: Ensigncy in "an old and reputable Regiment of Infantry (considerably under the regulated price). Apply by letter (post paid) to Z.Y. Post Office, M".
- 1806 Dec 13: Wanted after Christmas vacation "in a respectable ACADEMY" in Notts: young man qualified to teach English Grammar, Arithmetic, Book-keeping etc. (preferably a good penman). Enquiries:, by letter post paid, to Robinson, bookseller.
- 1806 Dec 20 (Tue week prev.): Inquisition at M Woodhouse before Thomas Wright gent, coroner, on body of Thomas Gilbert, age 15. He had thrown a garden fork down from a wall 8 feet high on which he was standing, then jumped down himself. The prongs of the fork had stuck in the ground so that it stood upright, and he struck it with the lower part of his body, which it penetrated to a depth of 10 inches "pointing towards the first rib". He died several days later. Verdict: accident.
- 1806 Dec 27: [T.L.Cursham's academy at Sutton in Ashfield]
- 1806 Dec 27: Auction/Frost, Oxton, Jan 2: land there. Enquiries: owner or Mr Walkden.
- 1806 Dec 27: Rev Joseph Bull's school at M re-opens Jan 5. "He continues to instruct a limited number of DAY PUPILS in Reading and Speaking with propriety; Writing, Arithmetic, and Book-keeping; English Grammar and Geography; with the Latin and Greek Classics. Fees "vary in proportion to the Instruction the Pupil receives". Enquiries: to Bull at his house in M.