Bridewell Royal Hospital:
Minutes of the Court of Governors
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12th January 1738 - 4th April 1751

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Image 484 of 52422nd June 1750


Continued Fryday 22d. June 1750

Daffield Jno. pet for a House on
Bridewell Precinct Ref
(No 36)


Upon Reading the humble Petition of John Duffield< no role > of Bridewell
Precinct London Timber Merchant Setting forthThat the Governors by
Indre dated 11th. Decr. 1738 demised to Chrisr. Appleby< no role > Esqr . since deced a peice
of Ground or Yard and the Messe & building thereon Excited lying on the
West side of the Highway leading between the Chappel Yard and Bridewell Deck
towards the River of Thomas And also one other Peice of Ground or Wharfe an
the West side of Bridewell Dock Except to they Governors their Officers and
Artsmastes Liberty to Land and carny ever said Wharfe All such Woods Coals
other Goods for their own use without paying Wharfe To hold from Xmas 1731
for 21 Years at 10 P Ann Rent clear of Taxes and in Cons of a Fine of 180
wch Lease will expire at Xmas 1752That the Petr. proposes to take a
of 10 clear of Taxes and to pay a Fine of 130 and to lay out 200 in the Necessary
repairs of the said premes and to execute a Counter fect of such Lease And praying
the Governors to grant him a Lease According to his said ProposalIt is
Ordered that the sd. Petition be referred to the Comittee of this House to consider
thereof and Report their Opinion thereon to the Court

Stainer Walter to be now
to Locks gift


Upon Reading the humble Petition of Walter Stainer< no role > Weaver SettingforthThis
he served his Apprenticeship in this Hospital to Mr. George Male< no role > one of Gown Worships
Artsmaster s by Indre dated 26th. July 1742 and by order of Court 17th. of Novr. last he was
made free of this City the 5th. day of Decr. 1749 and is set up for himself in his said
Trade at Francis Wilkhams Velvet Weaver in King head Court Shoe lane wanting
further AssistanceAnd the Court being informed that the Comittee of this House
the 23dday of May last Inspected the Books kept of Apprentices
behaviour and found no Complaint against him It is Ordered That Mr. Richd.
Manby
< no role > Mr. Abraham Purcas< no role > and Mr. Deputy Child
three of the Governors of these Hospital or any two of them to be desired to
enquire who ther the said Walter Stanner be Set up in his said Trade & of hopefulness
therein and made their Report to the next Court.

Deeming Jno. to be served
for Locks gift

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Upon Reading the humble Petition of John Deeming< no role > Weaver Setting forthThat he
Served his Apprenticeship in this Hospital to Mr. John Ittery< no role > one of your Worships Artsmaster
by Indre dated 4th. August 1742 and by Order of Court 2d. Febry 1749/50 he was made free of the
City 9th. May 1750 and is Set up for himself in his said Trade at Mrs. Jane Williams< no role > in
Petticoate Lane near Whitegate Stree Spittle fields but wanting further AssistanceAnd
the Court being informed that the comittee of this House the 13th day of Jane instant
last Inspected the Books Kept of Apprentices behaviour and found no Complaint against him
It is Ordered That Mr. Uppington Bracee< no role > , Mr Calvert Benne< no role > and Mr. John Forty< no role >
three of the Governors of these Hospital a any two of them be desired enquire whether the
said John Deeming be Set up in his said Trade and of his hope fullness therein and make
their report to the next Court.

Crickett Josh to be made free


At this Court Joshua Crickett< no role > was Ordered to be made free of this City haveing Served he
Apprenticeship in this Hospital to Mr. Thos. Reil< no role > one of your Worships Artsmasters by Indre
dated the 17th. day of May 1743

Leach Jno< no role > . to be put appr


At this Court John Leach< no role > a poor boy (at the Nomination Mr. Thos. Pestell< no role > ) was
Ordered to be put and Apprentice to one of the Artsmasters of this Hospital.

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