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George Stothert

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George Stothert (1755-1818)

1755 December 23rd. Born in Dorset the son of Adam Stothert (1730-1800) and his wife Elizabeth ( -1786). Brother of Abel Stothert.

1783 August 30th. Married(1) in Aston Juxta Birmingham, to Anne Rotten, the daughter of John Rotton

1784 March 25th. Advertisement. 'NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership between JOHN HARRIS and JOHN ROTTON, of the city of Bath, Ironmongers, Braziers, Tinmen, &c. is, by mutual consent, this day dissolved. All persons who stand indebted to the said partnership are requested to pay their respective debts to the said John Harris alone, who has engaged to pay all debts owing by the laid partnership. They return their unfeigned thanks to their friends and the public for past favours., and beg leave to remind them, that the Business will in future be carried on in an extensive manner by JOHN HARRIS and GEORGE STOTHERT, at their Manufactory In Horse-street; where they make and sell every article in the above branches, wholesale and retail, of the best quality, and at very low prices. Amongst the variety of articles they manufacture are, Kitchen Grates upon the best construction; Bright, Bath, and Register Stoves of the most elegant patterns; Smock jacks with horizontal or perpendicular movements, warranted to perform in any chimney. The much approved perpetual Chimney-Ovens (which they first introduced into Bath) for baking all kinds of pastry, bread, or meat, are now sold compleat at three guineas each, warranted to answer the purpose, with instructions to let them in any part of the kingdom. Lock-work, bell-hanging, mill-work, edge-tools, carpenters planes, &c. executed in the best manner. As they will keep a large assortment of Kitchen Furniture of all kinds of metal, any Lady or Gentleman may be supplied at the shortest notice.'[1]

178/5 July 7th. Baptism of daughter Ann (1785-1867)

1784 July 14th. Apprentice indenture for Henry Sandell.[2]

1785 Birth of daughter Emily

1786 Birth of son George Stothert‎.

1788 Birth of daughter Charlotte

1788 Death of Ann his first wife

1791 November 21st. Married(2) in Kinlet,Shropshire, to Elizabeth Asprey.

1792 Birth of son John Stothert

1795/6 Birth of son William Stothert

1797 Birth of son Henry Stothert

1800 Birth of daughter Catherine (1800-1864)

1803 Birth of daughter Jane (1803-1873)

1805 Birth of son Richard Stothert

1818 November 24th. Died in London. 'On Tuesday last died in London, Mr. George Stothert, an eminent ironmonger of Bath a man of social, friendly habits, and esteemed by a wide circle of acquaintance. His death was most awfully sudden: he transacted business at a house with which he was connected, at eleven o'clock that morning, in full health and with his usual flow of spirits - but he was afterwards seized with intestinal pains, and by five the same afternoon was a corpse![3]

1818 December 1st. Buried in St. James, Bath. Of Northgate Street and age 64 years.

1819 Mar 11th. Will. Long and detailed (not transcribed).[4]

From 1819 or earlier, his sons, William and John had taken over running of their father's ironmongery business, which became J. and W. Stothert

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Sources of Information

  1. Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Thursday 25 March 1784
  2. Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices' Indentures, 1710-1811
  3. Salisbury and Winchester Journal - Monday 30 November 1818
  4. Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858