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Regency Personalities Series

In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables.

William Andrews Nesfield
1793–1881

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William Andrews Nesfield

William Andrews Nesfield was born at Lumley Park, County Durham. In 1808, after the death of his mother, the family moved the few miles to Brancepeth where his father became rector of St Brandon’s church. His stepmother was Marianne Mills of Willington Hall, whose nephew was the noted architect Anthony Salvin, and Nesfield’s younger sister married Salvin.

Nesfield was educated at Durham School, then located on Palace Green, before entering the army. He fought under Wellington in Spain and at Waterloo, and he also served for two years in Canada, where he was present at the Siege of Fort Erie and the Battle of Chippawa. He retired in 1816, and took up a career as a painter of watercolours, particularly of waterfalls, earning the praise of John Ruskin in Modern Painters.

While still exhibiting at the Old Water Colour Society, Nesfield began work as a professional landscape architect, with the encouragement of Salvin.

From 1840 until his death in 1881 he was responsible, either singly or with his sons Arthur Markham and William Eden for no fewer than 259 commissions in the British Isles. His military training enabled him to design the water features which were so effective in many of his gardens.

The Witley Court fountain in Worcestershire, which cost the equivalent of more than £1 million in 1853, is the triumphant centrepiece of elegant gardens designed by Nesfield, who described them as his “monster work”. It has 120 separate jets hidden amongst giant shells, sea nymphs, dolphins and a monstrous serpent. The main jet reaches up to 90 feet (27 m). Performing artist Bing Crosby was keen to acquire the fountain for his Hollywood home, but the monumental, 20-ton, block sculpture with 54-metre-wide pool, which can be compared to the smaller Trevi Fountain in Rome and fountains at Versailles, remained in England. The gardens and fountain were designed to reflect the wealth of the 1st Earl of Dudley and the grandeur of his Italianate mansion, which was often visited by royalty and other rich landowners. Nesfield’s dramatic south parterre was set against the wide spaces of the surrounding parkland and the distant wooded wild landscape.

Castle Howard’s South Lake in North Yorkshire was refashioned by Nesfield at the same time as he installed the Prince of Wales Fountain in the 1850s. Ten years later between the South Lake and New River Bridge, the area was formalised with the construction of the Cascade, Temple Hole Basin and the Waterfall. These features remained but fell into disrepair after the 9th Countess changed Nesfield’s planting which surrounded the South Lake.

Oxon Hoath in Kent was built more than 600 years ago by Sir John Culpeper, a knight of King Henry V, as a royal park for oxen and deer. Over the centuries the estate has been the family home to eleven knights, many of whom enhanced the house and grounds in a variety of classical architectural styles. In 1846 Sir William Geary commissioned the renowned French gothic revivalist architect Anthony Salvin to build the mansard dome, and the chateau tower. Sir William, son of Admiral Sir Francis Geary who was Nelson’s mentor, also engaged W. A. Nesfield to create the formal gardens in the style of Capability Brown. The Oxon Hoath gardens are the only surviving unaltered parterre gardens in England today.

Three great vistas are Nesfield’s signature on today’s Kew Gardens, London. In a ‘goose foot’ pattern radiating from the Palm House, Pagoda Vista was a grassed walk some 850 m (2,800 ft) long; Syon Vista was a wide gravel-laid walk stretching 1,200 m (3,937 ft) towards the Thames; while the third, short, vista fanned from the northwest corner of the Palm House and focused on a single 18th-century cedar of Lebanon towards Kew Palace. Pagoda Vista is lined with paired broadleaved trees with, flanking them and to their exterior, paired plantings of evergreens. Nesfield’s idea of being able to both see and walk to the Pagoda along the centre line of Kew Gardens was, in fact, a return to the turn-of-the-century landscape.

Treberfydd house was built near Brecon by John Loughborough Pearson for the Raikes family in 1852. The Treberfydd grounds contain the only remaining example of a Nesfield garden still tended by descendents of the patron for whom he created it. While the detailed planting of the Nesfield parterre has been grassed over, Treberfydd contains one of the gardener’s signature vistas, called The Long Walk. It can be found by standing at the gate of the kitchen gardens and looking back through a landscaped woodland to the manicured lawns of the estate.

Kinmel Hall is the third house to be built on the site in Conwy county borough. Designed by W. A. Nesfield’s son, William Eden Nesfield, it was completed in the 1870s, and W. A. Nesfield was responsible for the adjoining 18 acres (73,000 m2) of walled gardens.

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Now available the next Regency Romance tale by D.W. Wilkin:

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Beauty has been said to be in the eye of the Beholder, or is it the Beholden.

 

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The tale of Baron Fallion Lancelot Stafford, a gentleman of perhaps too much leisure who has served in the wars of some few years before. He now has decided that all this leisure is perhaps a waste and he should be doing something. He was just very unsure what that was.

We also find Lady Beatrice Cavendish, the daughter of the Earl of Hoare who is famed for her beauty, yet cannot find any man who has more to speak to her beyond that one subject. And yet far too many think they should offer for her with only the ardent praise to her looks to recommend them. Perhaps there exists one suitor who could speak on a subject beyond that?

In the rush of the Season of 1821, where their most intimate friends have all come to the conclusion that they should marry, can Beatrice put aside her willful ways and hear sound thoughts that her mama has said on that particular subject? Beatrice was sure that her mother would be content if she accepted the Baron Tweedglen, or any of a dozen other men of good breeding, position, or wealth. Whether they had ought to speak on her attractiveness, and no other words would leave their mouths.

Certainly a marriage with such foundations was doomed to crumble once age advanced and liver spots or wrinkles appeared. Yet amongst the Ton, such marriages were often deemed successes. Would they be so for Beatrice, though? That was something she was destined to apply her own thoughts to.

For Baron Tweedglen, the haunting memory of the war caused him to avoid any reference to his time spent prosecuting that undertaking. Such deamons as consumed his psyche, were magnified as his desire was for a world that art flourished and certainly his experience had been the exact opposite of such an inclination. The Baron was desperately in need of something that could save him from his own self. Was there a remedy in marriage as the entire Ton seemed to believe?

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Regency Personalities Series

In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables.

James Harvey D’Egville
1770 – 1836

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James Harvey D’Egville

James Harvey D’Egville was an English dancer and choreographer.

James’ father Pierre D’Egville was ballet master at Drury Lane and Sadler’s Wells Theatres. His other son George D’Egville was also a dancer.

James D’Egville performed at the Paris Opera from 1784 to 1785.

Back in England, in June 1786, he danced in The Nosegay at the Haymarket Theatre with Maria Theresa Kemble in the presence of the Royal Family. On 7 July he appeared in a ballet entitled Jamie’s Return with Kemble and his brother George. It was well received which inspired an artist named Miller to do a painting depicting the three of them.

Between 1799 and 1809 he was choreographer at the King’s Theatre, now Her Majesty’s Theatre where he had danced as a child in 1783. One of his pupils was Mary Ann Dyke who became tragedienne Mary Ann Duff.

In 1827, the London Magazine published an article decrying the fact that D’Egville had won a libel suit against The Spirit of the Age newspaper for writing about his alleged association with the assassin of Princess Lambelle while he was in France in 1792. It annoyed the magazine immensely that simply writing that someone had said something libellous was grounds to win damages against a periodical. The magazine also had snide things to say about D’Egville’s ballets. They wrote of him, “the gentleman who deserves the thanks of all the saints on earth, for having cured the young men of the present day of the sinful taste for ballets.”

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Regency Personalities Series

In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. The list of Previous Notables and Upcoming Entries has grown so long that I will post this once a week on Saturdays now.

Previous Notables (Click to see the Blog):

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George III George IV Georgiana Cavendish
William IV Lady Hester Stanhope Lady Caroline Lamb
Princess Charlotte of Wales Queen Charlotte Charles James Fox
Queen Adelaide Dorothea Jordan Jane Austen
Maria Fitzherbert Lord George Gordon Byron John Keats
Princess Caroline Percy Bysshe Shelley Cassandra Austen
Edmund Kean Thomas Clarkson Sir John Moore
John Burgoyne William Wilberforce Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Sarah Siddons Josiah Wedgwood Emma Hamilton
Hannah More John Phillip Kemble John Jervis, Earl St. Vincent
Ann Hatton Stephen Kemble Mary Robinson
Harriet Mellon Zachary Macaulay George Elphinstone, Lord Keith
Thomas Babington George Romney Mary Moser
Ozias Humphry William Hayley Daniel Mendoza
Edward Pellew Angelica Kauffman Sir William Hamilton
David Garrick Pownoll Bastard Pellew Charles Arbuthnot
William Upcott William Huskisson Dominic Serres
Sir George Barlow Scrope Davies Charles Francis Greville
George Stubbs Fanny Kemble Thomas Warton
William Mason Thomas Troubridge Charles Stanhope 4th Earl of Harrington
Robert Fulke Greville Gentleman John Jackson Ann Radcliffe
Edward ‘Golden Ball’ Hughes John Opie Adam Walker
John Ireland Henry Pierrepoint Robert Stephenson
Mary Shelley Sir Joshua Reynolds Francis Place
Robert Harding Evans Lord Thomas Foley Francis Burdett
John Gale Jones George Parker Bidder Sir George Warren
Edward Eliot William Beechey Eva Marie Veigel
Hugh Percy 3rd Duke of Northumberland Charles Philip Yorke Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston
Samuel Romilly John Petty 2nd Marquess Lansdowne Henry Herbert Southey
Stapleton Cotton Colin Macaulay Amelia Opie
Sir James Hall Henry Thomas Colebrooke Maria Foote
Sir David Baird Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville Dr. Robert Gooch
William Baillie James Northcote Horatio Nelson
Henry Fuseli Home Riggs Popham John Playfair
Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice 3rd Marquess Lansdowne Thomas Douglas 5th Earl of Selkirk Frederick Gerald “Poodle” Byng
Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort John Wolcot (Peter Pindar) Joseph John Gurney
Edward John Eliot Henry Perronet Briggs George Lionel Dawson-Damer
Thomas Foley Mark Robinson Charles Culling Smith
Francis Charles Seymour-Ingram, 3rd Marquess of Hertford Thomas Fowell Buxton Tyrone Power
Richard Cumberland William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Earl of Sefton Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough
Jeffry Wyatville Henry Mildmay Nicholas Wood
Hester Thrale Catherine Hughes, Baroness de Calabrella Admiral Israel Pellew
William Wellesley Pole, 3rd Earl of Mornington Henry Moyes Charles Fitzroy
Lord Granville Somerset Lumley St. George Skeffington William Playfair
John Lade Astley Cooper Matthew Gregory Lewis
Edward Pease Thomas Coutts John Urpeth Rastrick
Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond Captain William Baillie John Pitt Kennedy
Henry Cline Sarah Clementina Drummond-Burrell Samuel Wyatt
Lord George Lennox George Bussy Villiers Henry FitzRoy 5th Duke of Grafton
John Bell (Surgeon) Robert Smirke (Painter) John Kennedy (Manufacturer)
John Gell Dugald Stewart Louisa Gurney Hoare
William Nicol (Surgeon) William Nicol (Geologist) Edward Hall Alderson
Thomas Hope Richard Cosway Jonathan Backhouse
Lady Sarah Lennox John Byng, 5th Viscount Torrington Harriette Wilson
Andrew Plimer George Henry Borrow Charles Lamb
Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst Skeffington Lutwidge
George Colman the Elder William Hotham 1st Baron Hotham Jacob Bell
Charles Heathcote Tatham William Allen (Quaker) John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute
John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland William Gell Richard Barry, 7th Earl Barrymore
Samuel Bagster the Younger Lady Anne (Wesley) Fitzroy Samuel Gurney
John Liston Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond Luke Howard
Alexander MacKenzie (Explorer) John Pasco Joseph Black
Sir Robert Calder Benjamin Travers John Walker (Cricketer)
John (Johnnie) Walker Joseph Fox the Younger Bishop Beilby Porteus
Sir William Knighton George Rose Edward St. Maur 11th Duke of Somerset
Samuel Bagster the Elder Richard Keppel Craven Edwin Henry Landseer
James Paull (Duelist) Henry Thornton Peter Pond
George Rose (Barrister) William Vincent Humphry Repton
Eliab Harvey Sir George Henry Rose James Kenney
James Kennedy Nevil Maskelyne James Playfair
John Auldjo Thomas Morton (Shipbuilder) Charles Kemble
Sir John Vaughan (Judge) Henry Paget, Marquess of Anglesey Henry Holland (Cricketer)
Sir Henry Holland (Baronet) Mary Alcock Tom Walker (Cricketer)
Thomas Bradley (Physician) Henry Dundas Trotter Thomas Picton
Sir Charles Middleton William Henry Playfair John Palmer (The 2 Architects)
William Ludlam Thomas Ludlam John Pinch the Elder
George Harris, 1st Baron Edward Waring William Aubrey de Vere Beauclerk 9th Duke of St Albans
Isaac Milner Sir Henry Blackwood William Lovett
General Sir Edward Paget Colonel John Vaughan William Locker
William George Keith Elphinstone Sir William Parker Baronet of Harburn Charles Hutton
John Thomas ‘Antiquity’ Smith Thomas Grey Egerton

1st Earl of Wilton

William Allen (Royal Navy Officer)
Thomas Baldwin Nathaniel Plimer Sir Edward Berry
Charles Gordon Lennox 5th Duke of Richmond George Combe Henry Siddons
Angela Burdett-Coutts William Ellis (Painter) William Drummond of Logiealmond
William George Harris Gerrard Andrewes Berkeley Paget
John Palmer (postal Innovator) Thomas Ludlam Henry Hetherington
Sir Charles Bagot Edward Ellice Francis Douce
Sir Hector Munro Richard Harris Barham Andrew Meikle
William Anderson (Artist) William Hunter Cavendish 5th Duke of Devonshire William Stewart Rose
Harriet Murray John Hunter (Politician) John Thomas Serres
Joseph Antonio Emidy Joseph Hume Thomas Holcroft
Archibald Alison Abraham Rees Thomas Helmore
Colonel William Berkeley Thomas Hearne Richard Carlile
Julius Caesar Ibbetson George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle John Rennie
William Oxberry William Hornby William Holme Twentyman
Charles Howard 11th Duke of Norfolk Gerard Lake Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Baronet
Isaac Taylor Edward Howard-Gibbon Marquess of Stafford Granville Leveson-Gower
Robert Aspland George Harris 3rd Baron Harris Thomas Telford
George Phillip Manners Arthur Hill, 3rd Marquess of Downshire Daniel Gurney
Sir Peter Parker John Horsley Palmer Richard Watson (politician)
Joseph Farington Charles Fitzroy, Baron Southampton William Henry West Betty
Charles Stuart (British Army Officer) Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington Paul III Anton, Prince Esterházy
William Danby George Macartney 1st Earl Macartney Richard Payne Knight
Admiral Adam Duncan James George Smith Neill Sir Anthony Carlisle
John Hely-Hutchinson, 2nd Earl of Donoughmore Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour Richard Robert Madden
Joseph Milner Sidney Smith (wit) George Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer
Henry Duncan John Nichols Thom Charles Gardiner, 1st Earl of Blessington
Uvedale Price James Foster Richard Colt Hoare
Richard Watson (Bishop) Francis Ingram-Seymour-Conway 2nd Marquess of Hertford Charles FitzRoy 3rd Baron Southampton
Duke of York and Albany Frederick Augustus Hanover Price Blackwood Benjamin Outram
Major General John Dalling John Thelwall Robert “Bobus” Percy Smith
John Carr (architect) James Archibald Stuart Roger Curtis
Sir Erasmus Gower Charles Pepys Earl of Cottenham Joseph Chitty
Henry Thoby Prinsep James Coutts Crawford Sir Charles Edward Grey
John Palmer (Commissary) Samuel Barrington William Gifford
John Richardson Henry Holland Thomas Harley
Emily Lennox, Duchess of Leinster Alexander Hood 1st Viscount Bridport Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey
John Wilson Croker Beaumont Hotham John Fane 11th Earl of Westmorland
George Johnston Henry Temple 2nd Viscount Palmerston Simon McGillivray
Colonel George Hanger Sir John McMahon William Babington
John Hoppner Sir Richard Onslow John Byng 1st Earl of Strafford
William Wilkins Daines Barrington John Bell (publisher)
Alexander Ball Lord Robert Seymour Jacob Philipp Hackert
John Cleave Hussey Vivian 1st Baron Vivian George Cowper 6th Earl Cowper
Edward Bouverie Pusey Dr William Pulteney Alison William Railton
James Mill Lucuis Curtis Henry Pigot
Hugh James Rose Sir John Easthope Thomas Starkie
John Prinsep Harriet Martineau Edward Gibbon
Richard Watson 4th Duke of Queensberry William Douglas Edward Jenner
James Gillray Molyneux Shuldham 1st Baron Shuldham Charles Catton the Younger
Henry Proctor (British Army Officer) James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie 1st Baron Wharncliffe Sir Thomas Brisbane
William Adam of Blair Adam Sir Edward Michael Pakenham Charles Bury 1st Earl of Charleville
John Pinch the Younger John Stuart Count of Maida Robert Hall
Hurrell Froude Olivia Serres Anne Horton Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn
Sir Marc Brunel George Pryme General Sir John Bell
William Whewell Adam Ferguson of Raith William Beatty
Robert Linzee Richard Porson Edward O’Bryen
William Baillie (artist) John Romilly Edwin Chadwick
William Hay 17th Earl of Erroll Elizabeth Inchbald Maria Walpole
Edward Maltby Folliott Cornewall Edward James Eliot
James Perry (journalist) John Oxley General Sir Robert Arbuthnot
Sir Ralph Abercromby Hannah Cowley Thomas Kidd (classical scholar)
Admiral Sir Graham Moore Duke of Norfolk Henry Charles Howard Henry Dundas 1st Viscount Melville
Francis Leggatt Chantrey Sir Josias Rowley 1st Baronet Richard Grosvenor 1st Earl Grosvenor
Richard Colley Wellesley 1st Marquess Wellesley Edward Adolphus Seymour 12th Duke of Somerset James Henry Monk
Sir John Abercromby Sir George Colebrooke Francis Russell 5th Duke of Bedford
James Burton Thomas Morton (Playwright) John MacBride
George Mudie Sir William Hotham Charles Augustus Murray
Priscilla Fane Countess of Westmorland William Van Mildert Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Sir Gerard Noel 2nd Baronet Sir George Baker Henry Wellesley
William Gregory Albemarle Bertie John Rylands
Sir Arthur Paget George Murray 5th Earl of Dunmore Sir Thomas Munro 1st Baronet
Maurice Margarot Sir Charles Grey Robert James Carr
George Stephenson Bernard Edward Howard, 12th Duke of Norfolk Allan Cunningham
Henry Thynne 3rd Marquess of Bath William Hasledine Pepys George Percy 5th Duke of Northumberland
John Charles Ramsden Thomas Mounsey Cunningham John Nash
Thomas Charles Hope Joseph Gerrald Richard Howe 1st Earl Howe
William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck 3rd Duke of Portland William Pitt the Younger Henry Addington 1st Viscount Sidmouth
William Wyndham Grenville 1st Baron Grenville Spencer Perceval Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool
George Canning Frederick John Robinson 1st Viscount Goderich Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington
Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey William Lamb 2nd Viscount Melbourne Sir Robert Peel 2nd Baronet
Edward Troughton James Cecil 1st Marquess of Salisbury William Salter (artist)
Colonel Sempronius Streton James Lackington Duke of Argyll John Campbell 7th Duke
Charles Noel 1st Earl of Gainsborough Thomas Fortescue Kennedy Robert McQueen
Peregrine Maitland Harriet Fane Arbuthnot Duke of Marlborough George Spencer-Churchill 4th Duke
William Essington Richard Sheepshanks John Linnell
Daniel Rutherford Harry Walker (Cricketer) Thomas Egerton 2nd Earl of Wilton
William Heberden the Younger William Beresford 1st Baron Decies George Agar-Ellis 1st Baron Dover
Tattersalls Robert Jocelyn 3rd Earl of Roden George Stewart 8th Earl of Galloway
George FitzRoy 4th Duke of Grafton Lord Henry John Spencer Richard Grosvenor 2nd Marquess of Westminster
Admiral Sir George Campbell John Fane 10th Earl of Westmorland Phillip Parker King
Admiral Sir Robert Barlow Lady Diana Spencer James Edwards (Bookseller)
Charles Bennet 4th Earl of Tankerville Patrick Fraser Tytler William Handcock 1st Viscount Castlemaine
Lord Frederick Campbell George Leveson-Gower Marquis of Stafford Duke of Sutherland John Scott Earl of Eldon
John Blaquiere 1st Baron de Blaquiere Louisa (Lennox) Conolly Sir Harry Smith
Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet Sir Edward Crofton Laura Pulteney 1st Countess of Bath
Brownlow Bertie 5th Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven William Nelson 1st Earl Nelson George Child Villiers 5th Earl of Jersey
Frederick Howard 5th Earl of Carlisle Sir William Oglander 6th Baronet Joseph Bramah
George Cavendish 1st Earl of Burlington George Beresford 1st Marquess of Waterford William Henry Hunt
John Edwards-Vaughan Elizabeth (Gurney) Fry William Waldegrave 1st Baron Radstockv
George Gordon 9th Marquess Huntly William Mulready George Colman the Younger
Ralph Payne 1st Baron Lavington 5th Duke of Argyll John Campbell Charles Grant 1st Baron Glenelg
James Hutton George Byng 6th Viscount Torrington John Russell 6th Duke of Bedford
Sir Philip Durham Frederick Richard Lee Thomas Jervis
William Molesworth 8th Baronet William Cunnington William Beloe
Thomas Postlethwaite Edward Ellice Lady Charlotte Bury
John Adey Repton Sir Hugh Gough Henry Maudslay
Edward Bromhead Lord Charles FitzRoy (Politician) John Horne Tooke
Samuel Whitbread Sir Issac Coffin Matthew Boulton
Joshua Field William McGillivray Andrew Geddes
Edward Turner (chemist) George Lackington Francis Augustus Collier
Henry Beauchamp St John 13th Baron St John of Blesto Richard Taylor (editor) Henry Luttrell 2nd Earl of Carhampton
Derwent Coleridge Severus William Lynam Stretton William Vane 1st Duke of Cleveland
William Cobbett Arthur Phillip Major-General Robert Craufurd
Captain John (Jack) Willett Payne James Gregory George Peacock
6th Duke of Argyll George William Campbell Robert Scott Lauder Joseph Locke
George Montagu John Eliot Earl of St. Germans John Wheble
Algernon Percy 1st Earl Beverley Sir Richard Sutton William Hone
3rd Duke of Grafton Augustus Henry FitzRoy George Green George Cruikshank
Charles Harcourt Masters Robert Smith 1st Baron Carrington Joseph Foveaux
John Whitelocke Thomas Lawrence Richard Arden 3rd Baron Alvanley
Archibald Norman McLeod Thomas Rowlandson Sir Charles FitzRoy
Edward Pelham Brenton Thomas Babington Macaulay Sir Andrew Francis Barnard
William Paget Charles James Blomfield Sir Henry Bunbury 7th Baronet
Henry Weekes John Sackville 3rd Duke of Dorset         Thomas Landseer
Decimus Burton Maria Hadfield Cosway John Ward 1st Earl of Dudley
John Fitzpatrick 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory Donald Gregory James Graham 3rd Duke of Montrose
William Petty 2nd Earl of Shelburne Marquess of Lansdowne Thomas Gainsborough Peter Burrell 1st Baron Gwydyr
John Soane Denis Pack John Boydell
Alexander Gordon 4th Duke of Gordon Lieutenant-General William Stuart Charles Vane 3rd Marquess of Londonderry
John Hudson William Harrison Ainsworth Philip Hardwick
George Villiers 4th Earl of Jersey Hugh Percy 2nd Duke of Northumberland William Cowper
Lord William Bentinck Thomas Bruce 7th Earl of Elgin Stephen Rumbold Lushington
Thomas Sandby Vice Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood 1st Baron Collingwood Thomas John Cochrane
Thomas de Quincey John MacDonald of Garth Philip Yorke 3rd Earl of Hardwicke
Amelia Stewart Viscountess Castlereagh Algernon Percy 4th Duke of Northumberland John Wilson (Scottish writer)
Sir John Herschel Charles Long 1st Baron Farnborough George Abercromby 2nd Baron Abercromby
Joseph Lancaster Lord Francis Almeric Spencer George Sackville 4th Duke of Dorset
Robert Grosvenor 1st Marquess of Westminster Thomas Cochrane 10th Earl of Dundonald Fanny Imlay
John Stuart 1st Marquess of Bute Granville Sharp Richard Hurd
Sir Hyde Parker Theodore Hook William Henry Murray
Joseph Pease Joanna Baillie Henry Brougham 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
William Emes 9th Duke of Hamilton Archibald Hamilton Frederick Hervey 4th Earl of Bristol
Mary Abercromby Edward Thomas Daniell Samuel Rogers
James Byres Henry Benedict Stuart Francis Russell 7th Duke of Bedford
Sir William Parker Maria Molyneux Countess of Sefton Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Paget
William Taylor of Norwich Maria Theresa Kemble Alan Gardner 1st Baron Gardner
Alexander Hamilton 10th Duke of Hamilton John Walker (inventor) Archibald Cochrane (Royal Navy Officer)
Sir Frederick Adam John Joseph Stockdale James Penny
John Rennie the Younger James Graham 4th Duke of Montrose Abram Combe
Elizabeth Montagu Charles Poulett Thomson 1st Baron Sydenham John Vaughan 3rd Earl of Lisburne
Sir Henry Wyndham Anna Maria Crouch William Montagu 5th Duke of Manchester
Alexander Horn James Hook (Composer) Elizabeth Rebecca Edwin
Sir William Lawrence 1st Baronet Admiral Sir Alexander Cochrane Miles Atkinson
George Spencer-Churchill 5th Duke of Marlborough Emily Lamb Lady Cowper (Patroness of Almacks) Sir John Thomas Duckworth 1st Baronet
Lucia Elizabeth Vestris Francis Douglas 8th Earl of Wemyss Sir John Simeon 1st Baronet
William Charles Keppel 4th Earl of Albemarle Henry Vane 2nd Duke of Cleveland Claire Clairmont
Charles Compton Cavendish 1st Baron Chesham John Bell (Folk Music) Sir George Seymour
John Emery (English Actor) Elizabeth Fox Baroness Holland Harry Powlett 6th Duke of Bolton
Sir James Stephen Sir Richard Croft 6th Baronet Andrew Combe
Hester Chapone Maurice Berkeley 1st Baron FitzHardinge

George Byng 4th Viscount Torrington

George Spencer-Churchill 6th Duke of Marlborough Sarah Villiers Countess of Jersey General Sir David Dundas
Richard Barwell Craven Berkeley Samuel Whitbread (Politician)
Isaac Taylor of Ongar William FitzGerald 2nd Duke of Leinster Thomas Pelham 2nd Earl of Chichester
Admiral Sir Edward Codrington Sir Horace St Paul 1st Baronet General Sir William Francis Patrick Napier
Sir Charles Fellows Mary Wollstonecraft Anna Russell Duchess of Bedford
William Paley George Paulet 12th Marquess of Winchester Lord FitzRoy Somerset 1st Baron Raglan
Daniel Terry Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Charles Sackville-Germain 5th Duke of Dorset William Fullarton Dorothea Lieven Countess de Lieven wife of the Russian Ambassador
Dr. Neil Arnott Thomas Rees George Wyndham 3rd Earl of Egremont
King Ernest Augustus 1 of Hanover Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale John Murray 4th Duke of Atholl Princess Maria Theresia of Thurn and Taxis, Countess Esterhazy
William Fitzwilliam 4th Earl Fitzwilliam Edward Blore James Stuart (East India Company Officer)
William Lyttelton 1st Baron Lyttelton Sarah Fane Countess of Westmorland Elizabeth Gunning 1st Baroness of Hamilton of Hameldon Duchess of Argyll
Prince Augustus Frederick Duke of Sussex William Wingfield Thomas Kirk (Sculptor)
William Maginn Samuel Hoare Jr. Thomas Perronet Thompson
George Montagu 6th Duke of Manchester William Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley 4th Earl of Mornington Sophia Campbell nee Palmer
Frederick Lamb 3rd Viscount Melbourne Admiral Sir Richard Goodwin Keats Charles Stuart 1st Baron Stuart de Rothesay
Joseph Whidbey Francis Egerton 3rd Duke of Bridgewater Sir Richard Hughes
Louisa Lawrence Major-General John Gaspard Le Marchant Lumpy Stevens
Andrew Snape Douglas Thomas Reynolds-Moreton 1st Earl of Ducie Augustus FitzGerald 3rd Duke of Leinster
John Ponsonby 1st Viscount Ponsonby Sir David Dundas (Politician) Jane Taylor
John Stockdale William Carr Beresford 1st Viscount Beresford Sir Augustus William James Clifford
Francis Osborne 5th Duke of Leeds Elizabeth Craven Francis Seymour-Conway 1st Marquess of Hertford
Robert Stewart Viscount Castlereagh George Templer Mary Ann Gibbon
Grantley Berkeley William Vane 3rd Duke of Cleveland Sir David Dundas 1st Baronet
Prince Edward Augustus Duke of Kent and Strathearn Thomas North Graves 2nd Baron Graves Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein
Sir William Molesworth 8th Baronet William Ward (Mayor) George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower 2nd Duke of Sutherland
Admiral Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke Prince Henry Frederick Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn Thomas Baillie (Royal Navy officer)
Sir George Beaumont 7th Baronet Edward Smith-Stanley 12th Earl of Derby Elizabeth Lamb Viscountess Melbourne
George Duncan Gordon 5th Duke of Gordon Marchioness of Hertford Maria Emilia Fagnani Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Sir Joshua Jebb Charles Manners-Sutton John MacBride (professor)
Major James Rennell Thomas Pelham-Clinton 3rd Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne Benjamin Robert Haydon
Prince Leopold of

Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

John Campbell 2nd

Marquess of Breadalbane

Edward Austen Knight
Captain Lord William Paget Elizabeth Conyngham Marchioness Conyngham William Russell 8th Duke of Bedford
Thomas Thynne 1st Marquess of Bath Princess Augusta Frederica Colin Robertson
Henry Paget 1st Earl of Uxbridge Esther Abrahams General Baron Hugh Halkett
Charles Lennox 4th Duke of Richmond Sir George Cooke Sir Henry Askew
General Rowland Hill 1st Viscount Hill Major General Sir William Ponsonby General Lord Robert Edward Henry Somerset
Sir John Ormsby Vandeleur Field Marshall John Colborne 1st Baron Seaton Charlotte Lennox Duchess of Richmond
General Sir Colin Halkett Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton General Sir Charles Colville
Thomas Manners-Sutton 1st Baron Manners Lieutenant Colonel Charles de Salaberry John Murray 5th Duke of Atholl
Sir Peter Parker 2nd Baronet Cecilia Underwood 1st Duchess of Inverness Thomas Girtin
John Townshend 4th Marquess of Townshend William Henry Percy George Selwyn
Elizabeth Leveson-Gower Duchess of Sutherland William Feilding 7th Earl of Denbigh Prince Octavius
Matthew Howard-Gibbon Joseph Warton Richard Handcock 2nd Baron Castlemaine
Robert Furze Brettingham Harry Powlett 4th Duke of Cleveland Sir William Pulteney 5th Baronet
Princess Augusta Sophia Thomas Villiers 2nd Earl of Clarendon Sir Richard Bickerton
Helen Maria Williams John Egerton 7th Earl of Bridgewater William George Spencer Cavendish 6th Duke of Devonshire
Thomas Taylour 1st Marquess of Headfort Prince Adolphus Duke of Cambridge Joseph George Holman
Henry Reynolds-Moreton 2nd Earl of Ducie Annabella Milbanke George Keppel 6th Earl of Albemarle
Henry Scott 3rd Duke of Buccleuch John Moore (physician) Princess Charlotte Augusta Matilda
William Lowther 1st Earl of Lonsdale Sir William Molesworth 8th Baronet John Whitaker (Historian)
John Luttrell-Olmius 3rd Earl of Carhampton George William Frederick Osborne 6th Duke of Leeds Henry Prittie 2nd Baron Dunalley
Prince William Henry Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh Lady Flora Elizabeth Rawdon-Hastings Horace Walpole 4th Earl of Orford
Andrew Blayney 11th Baron Blayney Frederick Henry Yates Charlotte Fitzalan-Howard Duchess of Norfolk
Robert Mann (Royal Navy Officer) Prince William Frederick Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh Gilbert Wakefield
Frederick Augustus Berkeley 5th Earl of Berkeley Ann Taylor (poet) Charles Moore 1st Marquess of Drogheda
Charles Montagu-Scott 4th Duke of Buccleuch Charles Jenkinson 1st Earl of Liverpool Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom
Rundell and Bridge Granville Leveson-Gower 1st Earl Granville Lord George Murray (Bishop)
Sir Gilbert Blane of Blanefield 1st Baronet Jane Gordon Duchess of Gordon Sir Robert Dallas
Charles Edward Stuart Count Roehenstart Olinthus Gilbert Gregory John Pitt 2nd Earl of Chatham
William Dealtry Sir Henry Taylor Elizabeth Cavendish Duchess of Devonshire
Henry Bickersteth 1st Baron Langdale Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester James Harris 1st Earl of Malmesbury
John Hoole Sir Francis Palgrave Frederick Stewart 4th Marquess of Londonderry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott 5th Duke of Buccleuch John ‘Iron Mad’ Wilkinson Lady Augusta Murray
Maria Edgeworth Lord Charles Spencer George Finch-Hatton
John Hookham Frere Princess Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz George Hay 8th Marquess of Tweeddale
Rear Admiral Lord William FitzRoy John Hurford Stone Charles Stanhope 3rd Earl Harrington
Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Stanhope Duchess of Cleveland Thomas Noel 2nd Viscount Wentworth Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel
Edward Montagu (Army Officer) Charles Burney Lieutenant-Colonel John By
Nicholas Carlisle William Cavendish 7th Duke of Devonshire Sir John Thomas Jones
Prince Alfred of Great Britain Sir John Beckett 2nd Baronet Thomas Linley the Elder
Robert Wardell General Sir Hew Whitefoord Dalrymple 1st Baronet of High Mark Aubrey Beauclerk 5th Duke of St Albans
Alexander Fraser Tytler Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom Archibald Acheson 2nd Earl of Gosford
Archibald Primrose Lord Dalmeny Lord William Pitt Lennox William Tennant
Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-Clinton 4th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne Robert Henley 2nd Earl of Northington Princess Mary Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh
William Eden 1st Baron Auckland Admiral Sir Francis William Austen Admiral Robert Digby
William Donthorne Arthur Wellesley 2nd Duke of Wellington Admiral Sir Willoughby Thomas Lake
James St Clair-Erskine 2nd Earl of Rosslyn Nathaniel Sneyd Lady Elizabeth Spencer
Sir William Miles 1st Baronet George Rennie (Sculptor) Charlotte Montagu Douglas Scott Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry
Francis Jeffrey Lord Jeffrey Admiral Lord Amelius Beauclerk Charles Rose Ellis 1st Baron Seaford
Arthur Annesley 1st Earl of Mountnorris General Sir James Henry Craig William Enfield
Harriet Sutherland-Leveson-Gower Duchess of Sutherland Chauncey Hare Townshend Thomas Taylour 2nd Marquess of Headfort
Mary Ann Duff Archibald John Primrose 4th Earl of Rosebery Henry FitzHardinge Berkeley
Francis Rawdon-Hastings 1st Marquess of Hastings William Bellenden-Ker 4th Duke of Roxburghe Elizabeth Lady Templetown
Francis Egerton 8th Earl of Bridgewater James Abercromby 1st Baron Dunfermline Mary Berry
Henry Vassall-Fox 3rd Baron Holland George Hobart 3rd Earl of Buckinghamshire Aubrey Beauclerk 6th Duke of St Albans
James Stirling Charles Stanhope 3rd Earl Stanhope Henry Thomas Cockburn of Bonaly Lord Cockburn
Sir Robert Inglis Henry George Grey 3rd Earl Grey Thomas Apthorpe Cooper
Robert Campbell George Frederick Cooke Henry de Burgh 1st Marquess of Clanricarde
John Munro 9th of Teaninich John Home Prince Hoare the Younger
Henry Fiennes Pelham-Clinton 2nd Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne Frederic Reynolds Henry Hunt
John Austin (legal philosopher) John Ashburnham 2nd Earl of Ashburnham St Andrew St John 14th Baron St John of Bletso
Charles Cornwallis 1st Marquess Cornwallis Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke of Hamilton Admiral Charles John Austen
John Upton 1st Viscount Templetown Richard Westmacott the younger Sir Nathaniel Wraxall
Watkin Tench Maria Theresa Lewis Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-Clinton 5th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne
Charles Mathews William Morgan (actuary) Major General Sir William Ponsonby
Louisa Manners Tollemache 7th Countess Dysart Peniston Lamb 1st Viscount Melbourne William Henry Lyttelton 3rd Baron Lyttelton
Francis D’Arcy-Osborne 7th Duke of Leeds Admiral Sir Jahleel Brenton 1st Baronet Henry Herbert 1st Earl of Carnarvon
Sir Samuel Hood 1st Baronet William Tucker (Settler) Lieutenant-General Benjamin Bloomfield 1st Baron Bloomfield
Mary Anne Clarke John Ker 3rd Duke of Roxburghe Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Jesse Ramsden Sir Thomas Dick Lauder George Frederick Nugent 7th Earl of Westmeath
Thomas Dunham Whitaker John Hope 4th Earl of Hopetoun Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
Thomas Hamilton (writer) George Soane Major-General the Honorable Arthur Percy Upton
Leicester FitzGerald Charles Stanhope 5th Earl of Harrington Sir Joseph Whitworth Edward Thurlow 1st Baron Thurlow
James Hamilton 1st Duke of Abercorn Lady Mary Coke Francis Reynolds-Moreton 3rd Baron Ducie
Henry Cecil Lowther John Parker 1st Earl of Morley Stephen Weston (antiquary)
John Boteler Parker George Godolphin Osborne 8th Duke of Leeds Ralph Harrison (1748-)
Sir George Staunton Sarah Lyttelton Baroness Lyttelton Thomas Conolly
John Gibson Lockhart Thomas de Grey 2nd Earl de Grey James Innes-Ker 5th Duke of Roxburghe
General Charles Richard Fox George Lamb (politician and Writer) Alexander Murray 6th Earl of Dunmore
James Sheridan Knowles Edward Craggs-Eliot 1st Baron Eliot Sir George Cornewall 2nd Baronet
William Beauclerk 8th Duke of St Albans Alexander Abercromby (British Army Officer) Anne Seymour Damer
Charles Douglas 6th Marquess of Queensberry Admiral the Honorable Sir John Talbot Charles Grant (British East India Company)
John Bloomfield 2nd Baron Bloomfield Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos George Dance the Younger
John Dalrymple 7th Earl of Stair John Septimus Roe Sir Felton Elwell Hervey-Bathurst 1st Baronet
Shute Barrington George Cartwright Catherine Wellesley Duchess of Wellington
Matthew Brettingham the Younger Mary Elizabeth Frederica Mackenzie William Cathcart 1st Earl Cathcart
James Grant (newspaper editor) Henry Noel 6th Earl of Gainsborough Rear Admiral Sir George Burlton
Caroline Townshend 1st Baroness Greenwich Samuel Horsley Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 1st Earl of Minto
Joseph Nightingale Sir Charles Lockhart-Ross 7th Baronet Charles James Mathews
Cropley Ashley-Cooper 6th Earl of Shaftesbury Frederic Hervey Foster Quin Rear-Admiral William O’Bryen Drury
William Hamilton Maxwell George North 3rd Earl of Guilford Samuel Taylor Coleridge
George Edmund Byron Bettesworth Sir Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood Thomas Barnard (1726-1806)
Henry Devereux 14th Viscount Hereford Arthur Saunders Gore 2nd Earl of Arran William Johnson Fox
Thomas Williams of Llanidan George Sackville-West 5th Earl De la Warr Fulke Greville Howard
The Times Francis Almeric Spencer 1st Baron Churchill Alexander Wedderburn 1st Earl of Rosslyn
Other Archer Windsor 6th Earl of Plymouth Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland 1st Baronet Thomas Starling Norgate
Henry Kable Burlington Arcade John Claudius Loudon
Thomas Liddell 1st Baron Ravensworth Emma Crewe John Thomas Troy
Alan Hyde Gardner 2nd Baron Gardner William Mossman Arthur Gore 3rd Earl of Arran
Sir James Pulteney 7th Baronet Major-General Sir Amos Godsell Robert Norcott Nathaniel Clements 2nd Earl of Leitrim
Henry Blundell (Art Collector) Thomas Denman 1st Baron Denman Edward Sugden 1st Baron Saint Leonards
Elizabeth Rawdon Countess of Moira William Ward (Cricketer) John Creighton 1st Earl Erne
George Shillibeer Alexander Monro (Secundus) William Skirving
John Willoughby Cole 2nd Earl Enniskillen Hugh Elliot Vice Admiral Sir Richard King 2nd Baronet
Henry Prittie 1st Baron Dunalley Rear Admiral Peter Puget Nassau William Senior
Charles Cecil Cope Jenkinson 3rd Earl of Liverpool John Bacon Priscilla Bertie 21st Baroness Willoughby de Eresby
Charles Manners-Sutton 1st Viscount Canterbury Martha (Whyte) Countess of Elgin and Kincardine Isaac Nathan
Admiral Sir John Borlase Warren 1st Baronet Sir Thomas Plumer William Ward 3rd Viscount Dudley and Ward
Charles Wentworth-Fitzwilliam 5th Earl Fitzwilliam Francis Augustus Collier William Ponsonby 1st Baron Ponsonby
Charles Ellis 6th Baron Howard de Walden John Shortland St. Vincent Beechey
Lieutenant General Sir Robert Boyd William Henry Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck 4th Duke of Portland William Roscoe
Lord Frederick Beauclerk Charles Sloane Cadogan 1st Earl Cadogan Charles Towne
Henry Lascelles 3rd Earl of Harewood Sir Arthur Kaye Legge William John Cavendish Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck 5th Duke of Portland
Edward Valentine Blomfield James Pennethorne Junius Brutus Booth
Richard Monckton Milnes 1st Baron Houghton Lieutenant General Sir William Sherbrooke Ramsey Norcott John Campbell 1st Baron Cawdor
William Burn Frederick Crace Thomas Thynne 2nd Marquess of Bath
Robert Cuninghame 1st Baron Rossmore Sir Gilbert Heathcote 4th Baronet Lieutenant-Colonel Augustus Frederick Ellis
Joseph Fry (Tea Merchant) Lackington-Temple of Muses John Venn
Richard Whately William Willoughby Cole 3rd Earl of Enniskillen William Arden 2nd Baron Alvanley
George Nugent 1st Marquess of Westmeath Capitan Robert Corbet James Watt
Thomas Southwood Smith Sir William Woods James Lowther 1st Earl of Lonsdale
General Henry Edward Fox John Frederick Campbell 1st Earl Cawdor James Haliburton
General Robert Ellice Thomas Binney Lord Charles FitzRoy (1764-1829)
George William Coventry 8th Earl of Coventry Sir John Johnson 2nd Baronet Mary Anne Jevons
Domenico Corri Simon Wilkin Henry Grey Bennet
William Manners Tollemache Lord Huntingtower James Gascoyne-Cecil 2nd Marquess of Salisbury Sir George Staunton 2nd Baronet
Sir John Hill Sir James Johnstone 4th Baronet Morgan O’Connell
Frances Anne Vane Marchioness of Londonderry Grace Dalrymple Elliott Sir David Wilkie
Henry Otway Trevor 21st Baron Dacre Henry Fane Daniel Augustus Beaufort
Jonathan Hornblower George Thomson John Gibson (Sculptor)
Richard Polwhele John Evans (Explorer) Robert Emmet
Gwyllym Lloyd Wardle Margaret Gillies Lawrence Holme Twentyman
Sir Horatio Mann William Otter Henry Digby 1st Earl Digby
Josceline Percy (Royal Navy Officer) Sir David Ochterlony Baronet Ochterlony of Pitforthy Geological Society of London (1807)
Sir Nathaniel Dance Granville Harcourt-Vernon Daniel Asher Alexander
Mary Evans Franz Bauer George Finch 9th Earl of Winchilsea
William Seguier Thomas Powys 3rd Baron Lilford George Bingham 3rd Earl of Lucan
Sarah Curran Sir James Watson James Wilson (Businessman)
Lord Evelyn Stuart Edward Clive 1st Earl of Powis Richard Lalor Sheil
Thomas Fyshe Palmer Richard Turner (Iron-founder) William Marsden (Orientalist)
Sir Thomas Andrew Lumisden Strange Sir James Edward Smith Hatchards
Francis Charteris Lord Elcho Sir William Drummond of Logiealmond George Hamilton-Gordon 4th Earl of Aberdeen
William Ward (Engraver) John Bird Sumner George Cadogan Morgan
Royal Academy of Arts Lord Dudley Stuart James Templer (Canal Builder)
Lady Charlotte Finch Henry Ellis 2nd Viscount Clifden Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Gregan Craufurd
Sir Thomas Barrett-Lennard 1st Baronet Society of Dilettanti Charles Alfred Stothard
William Hurst Ashpitel Sir Hugh Inglis James Gambier 1st Baron Gambier
Admiral Sir George Cranfield-Berkeley William Crotch Society of Artists of Great Britain
George Atwood Henry Richard Charles Wellesley 1st Earl of Cowley John Scott (Editor)
John Ponsonby 4th Earl of Bessborough John Ebers Thomas Maclear
Boulton and Watt Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole Henry Pelham 3rd Earl of Chichester
Edward Fitzball John Sibthorp William Martin Leake
Richard Beadon Bishop of Bath and Wells Raleigh Club James Hamilton Viscount Hamilton
Sir John Beresford 1st Baronet Miles Peter Andrews John Varley
Charles Gordon 10th Marquess of Huntly David Murray 2nd Earl of Mansfield The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Octavius Vernon Harcourt William Stevens Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy
Rudolph Ackermann Elizabeth Smith-Stanley Countess of Derby Sir Charles Brian Blagden
Thomas Banks Sir John Orde Henry Francis Cary
Thomas Dundas 1st Baron Dundas William Clarkson Stanfield-Clarkson Frederick Stanfield Lucy Anderson
Fox Maule-Ramsay 11th Earl of Dalhousie J.S. Fry & Sons Thomas Taylour 1st Earl of Bective
Peter Ewart George Douglas 16th Earl of Morton Edward Dayes
Benjamin West James Sherman Watier’s Club
Francis Eginton Sir Thomas Hislop 1st Baronet William Collins
James “Jemmy” Hope Sir James Tylney-Long 7th Baronet Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury
Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa (African Association) Viscount Sir Samuel Hood Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Maitland
Mary Stockdale Sir Henry Raeburn Paul Storr
Charles Landseer Horticultural Society of London Sir John Hamilton 1st Baronet of Woodbrook
Thomas Hyde Villiers Francis (Leveson-Gower) Egerton 1st Earl of Ellesmere Joseph Wright of Derby
Henrietta Antonia Clive Countess of Powis William Porden Philharmonic Society of London

There will be many other notables coming, a full and changing list can be found here on the blog as I keep adding to it. The list so far is:

  • James Stirling (Royal Navy Officer)
  • James Stirling (Engineer)
  • John Varley (Canal Builder)
  • Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy
  • Thomas Hardy (Reformer)
  • William Cornwallis
  • Robert Owen
  • Jeremy Bentham
  • John Stuart Mill
  • Gilbert Imlay
  • Thomas Hull (Actor)
  • John O’Keeffe (Irish Writer)
  • William Godwin
  • William Hazlitt
  • James Edward Smith
  • Sir Joseph Banks
  • James Smithson
  • Sydney Smith
  • Admiral Sir William Sydney Smith
  • William Howe 5th Viscount Howe
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • General Sir Banastre Tarleton
  • John Constable
  • Joseph Priestley
  • William Blake
  • Robert Smirke (architect)
  • Richard Smirke
  • Robert Southey
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • William Windham
  • John Walker (Natural Historian)(Lexicographer)
  • James Boswell
  • Warren Hastings
  • Edmund Burke
  • Juana Maria de Los Dolores de Leon (Lady Smith)
  • Louis Philippe Joseph, Duc de Chartres, acceded 1785 as Duc d’ Orleans (1747-1793)
  • Louis Philippe, Duc de Chartres, acceded 1793 as Duc d’ Orleans (1773-1850)
  • John Bell
  • James Wyatt
  • John Hunter (Royal Navy)
  • Richard Trevithick
  • Charles James Napier
  • Sir Charles Bell
  • John Russell 1st Earl Russell
  • George Brydges Rodney
  • Samuel Pepys Cockerell
  • John Dalton
  • Humphry Davy
  • Thomas Moore
  • Edward Dodwell
  • George Vancouver
  • Sir George Simpson
  • Alexander Walker
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Sir Archibald Campbell
  • Thomas Muir of Huntershill
  • Samuel Palmer
  • E.A. Burney
  • Charles Simeon
  • James Watson
  • Daniel O’Connell
  • Feargus Edward O’Connor
  • Joseph Nollekens
  • William Ellis
  • William A. F. Browne
  • Robert William Elliston
  • Paul Sandby
  • George Holyoake
  • Thomas Coke 1st Earl of Leicester
  • George Rennie (Engineer)
  • George Rennie (Agriculturist)
  • Francis Baring
  • John Evans
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner
  • Dr. Thomas Monro
  • William Daniell
  • Henry Monro
  • James Wilson
  • Robert Taylor (Radical)
  • Thomas Harrison (architect)
  • Sir Samuel Bentham
  • Thomas John Dibdin
  • Charles Dibdin
  • Josiah Conder
  • Jacob Rey
  • John Foster
  • John Eyre
  • Thomas Noon Talfourd
  • James Kay-Shuttleworth
  • Walter Wilson
  • William James Erasmus Wilson
  • William Jessop
  • Thomas Campbell
  • Frederick Edward Jones
  • Captain Lord William Stuart
  • Lady Louisa Stuart
  • Walter Savage Landor
  • William Gilpin
  • Henry Trollope
  • Henry Havelock
  • William Nicholson
  • Samuel Marsden
  • John Ryland
  • James Mackintosh
  • Richard Cope (minister)
  • William Wordsworth
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Francis Nicholson
  • James Anderson of Hermiston
  • George Richardson (Architect)
  • William Chambers (Architect)
  • James Stuart (British Army Officer)
  • William Legge
  • Anthony James Pye Molloy
  • James Prinsep
  • Sir Charles Knowles
  • Isaac Nichols
  • William Bligh
  • Francis Grose
  • John Macarthur
  • George Ellis
  • William Adam
  • Thomas Hardwick
  • William Paterson (explorer)
  • Henry Fulton
  • Simon McTavish
  • William McMahon
  • William Behnes
  • John Peter Gandy
  • Samuel Wesley
  • Henry Vincent
  • John Henry Newman
  • John Keble
  • Samuel Pym
  • Henry Lambert
  • Nesbit Willoughby
  • Willoughby Jones
  • William Palmer
  • William Innell Clement
  • Henry John Rose
  • Adam Clarke
  • Sir George Prevost
  • Sir Isaac Brock
  • John Thomas Bigge
  • James Dunlop
  • Admiral Sir Charles Adam
  • Robert Ross
  • James Craig
  • Hudson Lowe
  • John Clayton
  • James Wilmot
  • Samuel Hood Linzee
  • Admiral Sir John Gore
  • Walter Whiter
  • Joseph Robertson
  • Samuel Parr
  • Joseph Goodall
  • George Pretyman Tomline
  • Henry Bathurst (bishop)
  • William Turner (Unitarian minister)
  • Alexander Abercromby Lord Abercromby
  • Robert Merry
  • John Moore (Archbishop of Canterbury)
  • John Raphael Smith
  • Thomas Stothard
  • Sir Richard Westmacott
  • Hugh Palliser
  • Thomas Louis
  • Vice-Admiral The Honourable Sir Henry Hotham
  • John Holloway
  • Sir Richard Strachan 6th Baronet
  • Edward Thornbrough
  • Benjamin Hawes
  • Charles Wetherell
  • John Scott Russell
  • William Horsley
  • John Murray 4th Earl of Dunmore
  • John Wilkes
  • John Lambton 1st Earl of Durham
  • Matthew Murray
  • William Losh
  • John Vaughan
  • John Metcalf
  • Henry Both
  • James Hogg
  • Allan Cunningham (botanist)
  • Peter Miller Cunningham
  • Robert Hartley Cromek
  • Augustus Charles Pugin
  • James Morgan
  • Alexander Monro (tertius)
  • Joseph Galloway
  • Richard Curzon-Howe
  • Stephen Groombridge
  • William Simms
  • Sir James South
  • William Stretton
  • Eyre Massey
  • John Flaxman
  • Sir George Grey 1st Baronet
  • Hugh Cloberry Christian
  • Henry Harvey
  • William Young
  • Sir Colin Campbell/Cailean Mor
  • Henry Fane
  • Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill
  • Edward Nares
  • Anthony Ashley-Cooper 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
  • George Biddell Airy
  • Charles Babbage
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • Edward Smith-Stanley 14th Earl of Derby
  • William Heberden the Elder
  • Marcus Beresford
  • John Julius Angerstein
  • Charles Pierrepont, 1st Earl Manvers
  • Robert Jocelyn, 2nd Earl of Roden
  • John Stewart 7th Earl of Galloway
  • Lieutenant-General Sir William Stewart (1774-1827)
  • John Ponsonby 5th Earl of Bessborough
  • Frederick Ponsonby 3rd Earl of Bessborough
  • William Francis Spencer Ponsonby 1st Baron de Mauley
  • Philip Gidley King
  • Anna Josepha King
  • Matthew Flinders
  • Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy
  • Charles Darwin
  • Erasmus Darwin
  • Richard Gough (antiquarian)
  • James Tytler
  • William Power Keating Trench 1st Earl of Clancarty
  • George Townshend 1st Marquess Townshend
  • Nathan Rothschild
  • Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville (diarist)
  • Patrick Sellar
  • William Scott 1st Baron Stowell
  • Thomas Erskine 1st Baron Erskine
  • Edward Michael (Pakenham) Conolly
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Benjamin D’Urban
  • Robert Hamilton (ecnomist)
  • Augustus De Morgan
  • Thomas Colyear 4th Earl of Portmore
  • Albemarle Bertie 9th Earl of Lindsey
  • Thomas Nelson 2nd Earl Nelson
  • Charlotte Hood 3rd Duchess of Bronte
  • Francis Villiers Countess of Jersey
  • John Frederick Campbell 1st Earl Cawdor
  • Henry Howard (priest)
  • Joseph Clement
  • Arthur Woolf
  • Charles Monck 1st Viscount Monck
  • Henry Beresford 2nd Marquess of Waterford
  • Lord John Beresford
  • Lord George Thomas Beresford
  • John Gurney
  • John James Waldegrave 6th Earl Waldegrave
  • John James esquire
  • Lord Frederick Gordon-Hallyburton
  • Sir Robert Grant
  • Charles Lyell
  • Richard Kirwan
  • William Charles Wells
  • Patrick Matthew
  • Major-General Lord George Russell
  • Mary (Nisbet) Hamilton Bruce Countess of Elgin
  • William Brown
  • William Lechmere
  • Thomas Lee
  • Thomas Sidney Cooper
  • William Ewart
  • William Ewart Gladstone
  • Charles Buller
  • Sir Edward Buller 1st Baronet
  • George Grote
  • Harriet Grote
  • John Arthur Roebuck
  • John Roebuck
  • Thomas Dampier
  • Samuel Butler
  • Anne Isabella Byron
  • Eliza Courtney
  • John Britton (antiquary)
  • Henry Hardinge 1st Viscount Hardinge
  • James Nasmyth
  • John Penn
  • Richard Roberts
  • David Napier
  • Lloyd Kenyon 1st Baron Kenyon
  • William Tooke
  • Richard Grenville-Temple 2nd Earl Temple
  • Sir Thomas Pasley
  • Sir Thomas Graves
  • Thomas Graves 1st Baron Graves
  • Alexander Cochrane
  • Guy Carleton 1st Baron Dorchester
  • Phillip Cosby
  • James Wallace
  • Matthew Robinson Boulton
  • James Keir
  • Simon Goodrich
  • William Murdoch
  • William Fordyce Mavor
  • John Taylor (Unitarian hymn writer)
  • Alexander Tilloch
  • Jonathan Boucher
  • W.M. Praed
  • John Moultrie
  • William Sidney Walker
  • Charles Austin (Lawyer)
  • Frederick Denison Maurice
  • Richard Arden 1st Baron Alvanley
  • John Cartwright (political reformer)
  • Thomas Curson Hansard
  • William Benbow
  • Thomas Robert Malthus
  • Thomas Townshend 1st Viscount Sydney
  • John Montagu 5th Earl of Sandwich
  • Lachlan Macquarie
  • William Dawes
  • James Shaw Kennedy
  • Thomas Brown (philosopher)
  • George Gilbert Scott
  • Charles Vignoles
  • Thomas Brassey
  • Charles Pasley
  • William Mackenzie
  • William Ward Missionary
  • John Nichols
  • John Higton
  • George Ashburnham 3rd Earl of Ashburnham
  • Hugh Percy (bishop)
  • Elizabeth Fenning
  • Mr. Justice Abbot
  • Sir William Garrow
  • John Stoddart
  • Joseph Strutt
  • William Hopkins
  • Isaac Robert Cruikshank
  • Robert Seymour (illustrator)
  • David Collins
  • William Linley
  • Andrew Bloxam
  • Elijah Impey
  • William Etty
  • George Henry Harlow
  • Henry Bunbury
  • William Combe
  • Major Sir George Gipps
  • George Barney
  • William M. James (naval historian)
  • Richard Sharp (politician)
  • William Howley
  • Charles Bunbury 6th Baronet
  • George Napier
  • Reginald Heber
  • William Yalden
  • William Bedster
  • Jeffrey Amherst 1st Baron Amherst
  • William Amherst 1st Earl Amherst
  • John Landseer
  • William Bewick
  • Edward Copleston
  • Gavin Hamilton
  • Isaac Barré
  • Thomas Bowdler
  • Patrick Brydone
  • Henry Tresham
  • James Durno
  • Thomas Jones (artist)
  • Nathaniel Marchant
  • Lieutenant-General Sir John Gaspard Le Marchant (Colonial adminstrator)
  • Henry Bankes
  • Stephen Storace
  • Nancy Storace
  • Robert Mylne
  • Joseph Gandy
  • James Boaden
  • Josiah Boydell
  • George Nicol
  • George Steevens
  • Richard Westall
  • Francesco Bartolozzi
  • Thomas Kirk (Artist)
  • Thomas Macklin
  • William Marshall (Scottish Composer)
  • Robert Stewart 1st Marquess of Londonderry
  • John Bligh 4th Earl of Darnley
  • Edward Bligh
  • Sir Henry Vane-Tempest
  • Richard Seymour-Conway 4th Marquess of Hertford
  • Henry Crabb Robinson
  • William Blackwood
  • Daniel Maclise
  • Leigh Hunt
  • John Shaw Sr
  • William Russell
  • Lord William Russell
  • Sir William Russell
  • William Congreve Russell
  • Richard Bagot (Bishop)
  • John Newton
  • Robert Nisbet-Hamilton
  • James Gandon
  • Robert Roddam
  • James Adam (architect)
  • John Erasmus Blackett
  • Jane Fleming Countess of Harrington
  • Michael Anthony Fleming
  • Thomas Hood
  • John Reid
  • David Thompson
  • Robert Unwin Harwood
  • Charles Yorke 4th Earl of Hardwicke
  • James Beeching
  • Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin
  • George Jardine
  • William Herschel
  • Henry Collen
  • George Ralph Campbell Abercromby
  • Robert Abercromby of Airthey
  • Andrew Bell
  • Wiliam Andrews Nesfield
  • Thomas Cundy
  • Thomas Cubitt
  • Archibald Cochrane 9th Earl of Dundonald
  • Philip Beaver
  • Frederick Marryat
  • Andrew Cochrane-Johnstone
  • Maria Graham
  • Sarah Trimmer
  • Joseph Johnson
  • Anna Laetitia Barbauld
  • John Crichton-Stuart 2nd Marquess of Bute
  • Lord Patrick Crichton-Stuart
  • Margaret King
  • Henry Villiers-Stuart 1st Baron Stuart de Decies
  • William Sharp (Surgeon)
  • Olaudah Equiano
  • Hyde Parker (Sea Lord)
  • James Hook
  • Michael Kelly
  • Charles Murray
  • Joseph Pease (reformer)
  • Matthew Baillie
  • Fanny Burney (Madame d’Arblay)
  • Elizabeth Carter
  • James Montgomery
  • John Wall Callcott
  • Thomas Young (scientist)
  • Benjamin Godwin
  • John Emes
  • Frederick Hervey 1st Marquess of Bristol
  • Field Marshall John Griffin Griffin 4th Baron Howard de Walden
  • John Crome
  • David Roberts
  • William Dyce
  • William Collins (painter)
  • William Collins (Colonist)
  • Abraham Cooper
  • Joseph Stannard
  • Samuel Sharpe
  • Daniel Sharpe
  • Henry Mackenzie
  • Martin Archer Shee
  • Robert Bloomfield
  • Alexander Dyce
  • Henry Grattan
  • Samuel Prout
  • Peter Halkett
  • Frank Sayers
  • Charles Marsh
  • Edward Rigby
  • George Burnett
  • Thomas Manning
  • James Harvey D’Egville
  • Thomas King
  • John Bannister
  • John Henry Johnstone
  • John Genest
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  • James Field Stansfield
  • George Crabbe
  • George Frederick Anderson
  • Ignaz Moscheles
  • Joseph Alfred Novello
  • Richard James Lane
  • William Maule 1st Baron Panmure
  • James Broun-Ramsay 1st Marquess of Dalhousie
  • George Ramsay 12th Earl of Dalhousie
  • Joseph Storrs Fry
  • Francis Fry
  • Hercules Taylour
  • Robert Taylour (British Army Officer)
  • Clotworthy Rowley first Baron Langford
  • Joseph Ewart
  • Samuel Oldknow
  • Samuel Greg
  • James Prescott Joule
  • Sir Francis Buller 1st Baronet
  • William Pether
  • John Galt
  • William Markham
  • Mary Anne Schimmelpennick
  • Samuel Ought
  • Robert Laurie
  • Thomas Wedgwood
  • Henry Wyatt
  • Francis Eginton (Engraver)
  • General Sir George Beckwith
  • Samuel Neilson
  • Henry Joy McCracken
  • Alexander Gordon Laing
  • Joseph O’Donnell
  • David Martin
  • Hugh Blair
  • Alexander Adam
  • Phillip Rundell
  • William Townsend Aiton
  • John Wedgwood
  • James Dickson (Botanist)
  • William Forsyth
  • Richard Anthony Salisbury
  • Thomas Andew Knight
  • Charles Pelham Villiers
  • John Downman
  • William Tate
  • Joseph Williamson
  • Eleanor Anne Porden
  • Johann Peter Salomon
  • Muoio Clementi
  • Nicolas Mori
  • William Dance
  • Sir Henry Rowley Bishop
  • Charles Neate

The Dandy Club

  • Beau Brummell

Regency Business

  • The Morning Post
  • Almack’s
  • Marylebone Cricket Club
  • White’s
  • Boodle’s
  • Brooks’s
  • Boydell Shakespeare Gallery
  • John Murray (Publisher)
  • King’s College London
  • Ackermann’s Repository
  • Kew Gardens
  • Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens

Regency Societies

  • Linnean Society of London
  • Royal Society
  • Royal Society of Arts (Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce)
  • Geographical Society of London (1830)
  • Askesian society (1796-1807)
  • Royal Academy of Music
  • Syrian Society (Palestine Association)
  • Oriental Club of London
  • Old Watercolor Society
  • The Asiatick Society
  • Lunar Society of Birmingham

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Trolling, Trolling, Trolling Fly Hides!

Not only do I write Regency and Romance, but I also have delved into Fantasy.

The Trolling series, (the first three are in print) is the story of a man, Humphrey. We meet him as he has left youth and become a man with a man’s responsibilities.

We follow him in a series of stories that encompass the stages of life. We see him when he starts his family, when he has older sons and the father son dynamic is tested.

We see him when his children begin to marry and have children, and at the end of his life when those he has loved, and those who were his friends proceed him over the threshold into death. All this while he serves a kingdom troubled by monsters.

Troubles that he and his friends will learn to deal with and rectify.

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Old age is catching up to Humphrey and his friends. He feels it in his bones and with his son and heir having reached the prime of his life, it could very well be time to pass the baton of rule to Daniel.

With the Valley Kingdom of Torahn at Peace, that would not be a terrible thing to do. Though breaking his decision to his wife Gwendolyn, the Queen, might be the hardest battle that he ever would fight.

Even as the life of retirement looks to be attractive and possible, however, the Valley Kingdom is beset again. Not Goblins, Trolls, Giants or Men, this time. No. That Humphrey knew would be far too easy.

Those obstacles had been overcome before and the problems they presented had solutions that the army of Torahn was trained to deal with. No, of all the creatures that came forth from Teantellen that they had beaten, the one they had never faced now came forth. Dragons!

Who in the realm knew how to fight these mythical beasts? Was there even away to do so?

Now Humphrey who had thought to spend the remainder of his days quietly writing his memoirs and drinking, was faced with the greatest challenge he had ever known.

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Regency Personalities Series

In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables.

Philharmonic Society of London
6 February 1813-

Philharmonic Society of London was formed at a time when there were no permanent London orchestras, nor organised series of chamber music concerts, by a group of thiry music professionals. The idea was that by cooperating, they could build a stronger orchestra than by competing against one another. However, given the organization’s choice to hold its concerts at the Argyll Rooms, it is likely that the society was initiated because of John Nash’s bold urban redesign of Regent Street. In this way, the society would gain an impressive performing space once the old Argyll Rooms had to be rebuilt due to the Regent Street plan, and Prince Regent George IV could promote classical music as a British institution and thereby improved his reputation. Concerts were held in the Argyll Rooms until it burned down in 1830.

The Society’s aim was “to promote the performance, in the most perfect manner possible of the best and most approved instrumental music”. The first concert, on 8 March 1813, was presided over by Johann Peter Salomon, with Muzio Clementi at the piano and the violin prodigy Nicolas Mori as lead violinist, performing symphonies by Joseph Haydn and Ludwig van Beethoven. Among the founders were the pianist and violinist William Dance (who became the society’s first director and treasurer until his death in 1840), composer Henry Bishop, and Charles Neate, a pianist and friend of Beethoven, who publicised Beethoven’s music at the Society.

The Society asked Beethoven to come to London, but the composer’s health prevented his accepting the invitation. However the society’s request for a new symphony from him resulted in the Choral Symphony. In 1827 Beethoven wrote to the society outlining his straitened circumstances; at a special general meeting the society resolved to send the composer £100 immediately.

Other works written for the Society include the Italian Symphony by Felix Mendelssohn. The Italian Symphony was finished in Berlin on 13 March 1833, in response to an invitation for a symphony. He conducted the first performance himself in London on 13 May 1833 at a London Philharmonic Society concert. The symphony’s success, and Mendelssohn’s popularity, influenced the course of British music for the rest of the century.

From 1830 to 1869, the Society gave its concerts in the concert-hall of Hanover Square Rooms, which had seating for only about 800.

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