Dramatis Personae, A-F

A

Abdy family (1815, 1817)

Mrs Abdy (1815, 1816, 1817)

Mr C. Abdy [preaches] (1815, 1817)

specifies Charles Abdy (1817)

Lady & Miss Abdy (1816)

The Abbé [at Wells] (1815)

Lord Abergaveny (1817)

Miss Addington [Emma & Mamma attend party] (1820)

Miss Addingtons (1818, 1820 [so more than one; and they sing])

Mr Allen (1818 [Augusta takes riding lessons at])

Mrs Alsop [Drury Lane actress] (1817)

Mr Alston (1817)

Mrs Justinian Alston at Belch Castle (1817 [gives ball; nr Ashby])

son (1st child) christened (1817)

M. Ambrogetti [singer in Figaro] (1817)

Julie Angerstein [drinks tea at PP] (1817)

The Angersteins [return visit to] (1817)

Duchess of Angouleme (1815)

The Hon. Mr Anson [nr Suttons; has accident) (1817)

Little Ashby (1815)

Astley’s (1815, 1816)

Atherton [new butler; replaces Stroud; leaves same year] (1818)

Three Miss Athinsons [friends of Miss Ramsay; see Smiths before Court presentation] (1817)

Princess Augusta (1817)

Aunt [Mrs Judith Smith] (1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1820)

Mr Austin [at Horsely] (1815)

Austrian Archduchess [spotted on the road] (1815)

B

Mr Baben [hairdresser; Mr Winn’s assistant; dresses hair for Court presentation] (1817)

Dr Baillie (1816)

Mr & Mrs Baker (1817 [dines at Towers; little boy dies])

Bartleman [singer] (1820)

Mr Barnard [at Wells] (1817)

Mr Bassett [at Stoke] (1816, 1817 [refuses prayers for dead Princess Charlotte])

Mde Bas?ti [singer in Figaro!] (1817)

Miss Beekvelt (1819, 1820, 1821)

Mrs Beekvelt [presume mother] (1819 [sick; dies])

Mr Beekvelt [calls; perhaps with Mr Vaughan?] (1821)

Bishop & Mrs Beadon [bhp of Bath & Wells] (1815, 1817)

Bishop of Bath & Wells (1818 [ill])

Mr T. Beadon [son?] (1815)

Mr & Mrs T. Beadon (1815)

Mrs Richard Beadon & her 2 boys [then has new baby boy] (1816)

Mr Richard Beadon & eldest son (1816)

Sir William Beechey [artist] (1820)

Miss Beechey [sings with Mr&Mrs Cater at “small amateur musical party”] (1818)

Begrez [singer] (1818, 1820, 1821)

Mrs Benyon (1815 [watch her dress for court], 1816, 1817)

Mr & Mrs Benyon? (1817)

Berard (or Berrard) [butler at Ashby] (1815)

Berbeam [seen at Drury Lane] (1816)

Mr Berke [with Miss FitzClarence] (1817)

Mr Frederick Blackstone [Vyne] (1817)

Mrs and Miss Blackstone [Vyne] (1817)

Mrs Blackwood (1820 [holds childs dance])

Sir Henry & Lady Blackwood (1815)

Mrs Blair [lives at Putney] (1818)

Lord Bolton [owns Hackwood] (1818)

Mr Bond [preaches humane society sermon at Oxford Chapel] (1815)

The Bonhams (1817, 1818)

Mr Bonham (1816 [with Mrs B], 1817 [London], 1820 [near Suttons])

Mrs Bonham (1815, 1816, 1817 [at Suttons!], 1818, 1820 [hosts LONDON dance])

specifies Mrs Bonham, Rosabelle Marianne & Harry [all Bonham children?] (1817)

specifies Rosabelle, Marianne & Harriet (1817)

specifies Mr & Mrs Bonham (1817 [dines at Towers])

Mrs Bonham & her 2 children (1818)

Mr George Bonham (1815 [comes with Mrs B])

Mr Booth [actor] (1817)

Mrs Bosanquet (1817, 1820)

Mr Boudier [Warwick] (1815, 1816, 1817)

Mrs Boudier (1817)

Lady Boutin (Bontin?) (1817)

Louisa Bouverie (at Stoke) (1817)

Mr Bramston [at Sherborne or Vyne] (1815, 1817)

Mrs Bramston (1816, 1817, 1820)

specifies Mrs Bramston, Marianne & Charlotte (1817)

Mr Bramston (1816, 1820)

Miss Bramston (1816)

Mr, Mrs and 2 Miss Bramstons [Essex family] (1817 [in London])

The Bramstons (1817)

Mrs Bramstone [same as Bramston?] [Vyne] (1817)

Mr Bramstone [ditto] [Vyne] (1817)

specifies Mr Bramstone Anna [daughter?] [with Blackstones (1817)

Mrs Langford Brooke (1817 [hosts party])

Mr Langford Brooke (1818 [at Goslings])

Captain Buchan [explorer] (1818)

Mr Bukvell (or Reekvell? BEEKVELT?) [lessons in sth for Emma] (1815)

Miss Bukrett; later Miss A. Bukretts [with Miss Ramsay] (1817 [also death of])

Barron [Bundiera] (1815; outrageously expensive ‘glass desert set’)

Buonaparte (1815)

Lucien Buonaparte (1815 [see pictures of])

Miss Burdett [?Burdett-Couttes?] (1817 [Ashby])

Dr & Miss Burton [Mary met them in Oxford (1814); Emma meets at Goslings] (1816)

Lady Burgess [widowed Aunt Smith-Burgess] (1815, 1816)

Mr Bushnell [carriage maker] (1825)

Dr Butler [head of Harrow] (1818 [marries])

Mr Byng [at Roehampton Grove] (1816)

Mr & Mrs Oscar Byron [Bagln?] [teaches dancing, evidently] (1817)

C

Miss Calvert [sings at Addington party] (1820)

Mr Campbell [gives lecture] (1820)

Mde Camposese [singer in Figaro] (1817)

Mrs Camae/Camer? (1818 [gives ball])

Mr de Cardonel (1818)

Mr Carleton (1817 [Ashby], [London, Covent Garden; in company with Northamptons/Comptons] 1818)

Carleton party visits Suttons: Miss Carleton, Mr Dudley Carleton, Mr Richard Carleton [at Vyne] (1817)

Mrs Carpenter [gives Augusta a lesson] (1820)

Mrs Carr (1818 [quadrille party])

The Carrs [live in Hampstead; near Colebrookes?] (1820)

Sir H. Carr (1815 [marries the Hon. Mrs Percival])

Mr & Mrs Cater [sings at “small amateur musical party” with Miss Beechey] (1818)

Miss Cecily Carstairs [at Stratford] (1817)

The Lord Chancellor [Belinda’s case] (1817)

Queen Charlotte (1815 [mentioned], 1817 [seen])

Princess Charlotte (1816 [marriage] 1817 [see at Court; hear she‘s ill; hear she died])

Sir John Chetwynd (1818)

Mr & Mrs Ch??d?er (1815)

Mr C. Christie [Charles Christie] (1818, 1820)

Mr Langham Christie (1818)

Mrs Christie (1815 [Mrs Smith dines at], 1816, 1817, 1818, 1820)

two Mr Christies (1815, 1817, 1818)

Aunt Chute (1815, 1816, 1817, 1820)

Uncle Chute (1815, 1816, 1817, 1820)

Thomas Chute (1816, 1817, 1820)

Duke of Clarence [future Willliam IV] [for his children, see FitzClarence] (1815, 1816, 1818)

Lord Clarendon [visit estate, The Grove] (1817)

Mr de Cleirville (Clairville?) [with Aunt Frances] (1816, 1817)

Margaret Douglas Mclean Clephane (see also Lady Compton) (1815 [marriage])

Miss Clephane [Lady Compton’s sister] (1815, 1820)

Miss Clephane (Lady C’s other sister] (1815)

Mrs Clephane [Lady C’s mother] (1815)

“her [Lady C’s] two uncles”; one gave bride away (1815)

Mrs Clers (1816)

Mrs Cockburn [hosts party & ball] (1816)

Lord Cochran [associated with Napoleon; MP] (1815, 1817 [with Prince Regent])

Miss Colcraft [at Stoke] (1817)

Lady Colebrooke (1816, 1817)

Belinda Colebrooke (1817, 1818, 1820)

Harriet Colebrooke (1817, 1820)

The Colebrooks (1817, 1820)

Mr Colebrooke (1816, 1817, 1818, 1820)

Colebrooke’s “little boys” at Stoke? (1817)

Mrs Collops [nurses Mr Anson] (1817)

Lady Elizabeth Compton (1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1820)

Lady Compton [nee Margaret McClean Clephane] (1815, 1816, 1818, 1820)

Lord Compton (1815, 1816, 1817, 1818 [in London, off to Ashby])

Charles Compton [son; see also Baron Wilmington] (1817 [13-mo old], 1818 [“Charly”])

“and child” – could be Charles or little Marianne

Marianne (1818)

Aunt Frances Compton (1815, 1816, 1817 [returns from France], 1818, 1820)

Sir John Compton [sees Smiths before Court presentation; Uncle N presents] (1817)

Cooper [writer; associated with Weston Underwood] (1815)

Mr A. Cooper (1816)

Mrs Cornwall (Cornwell??) (1815, 1816)

children: Susan, Augusta, Sophia & William (1815)

Susan (1816)

William (1816, 1817 [at Court when Augusta presented])

Augusta (1816)

Sophia (1816)

Miss Corri (1818 [sings Vocal Concert])

Coulthard [cares for ill Mrs Dixon] (1820)

Mr Cresigny [singer; heard at Goslings] (1815)

Mrs de Cressigny [at Suttons] (1817)

Sir R. Croft [attends Princess Charlotte at birth of stillborn son] (1817, [hears of Sir Richard’s suicide] 1818)

Duke of Cumberland [seen at Antient Music] (1817)

Fanny Cunynghame [Spencer writes to] (1815)

Mrs Cunyngham (1816 [dies])

Mr Cure [dies 1820] (1816, 1820)

The Miss Cures (1820)

Miss Cure (1816 [hosts ball] , 1817)

The Cures (1817 [meet at Abdys])

George Currie [seems to come with Louisa Currie; once with Raikes Currie, “at home” at Bush Hill] (1817)

Henry Currie (1817, 1818, 1820,

Miss Currie [seems to head a household] (1815, 1816, 1817, 1818)

Miss Currie (1815 [comes with William Currie], 1816, 1820)

Isaac Currie (1815, 1817], 1820)

Mrs Isaac Curie (1818 [gives ball])

Mr & Miss I. Currie (1816)

Mr & Mrs Currie (1820)

Emma Currie (1820)

Fanny Currie (1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1820)

Kate Currie (1818 [has “come out“])

Louisa Currie (1816, 1817, 1820)

Mary Currie (1815 [comes with Fanny and Mr & Mrs C], 1816, 1817 [with Mr & Mrs Leonard Currie])

Mr & Mrs Leonard Currie (1815, 1820)

Mr & Mrs L. Currie (1817, 1818 [takes a house for a few week in Mortimer St])

specifies Mr & Mrs L Currie, Fanny, Mary & four sons (1817)

Leonard Currie (1816)

Mr Leonard Currie and his two sons (1815)

William Currie (1815 [comes with ‘Miss Currie‘], 1818)

Mr Johnny Currie (1815)

Mr John Currie’s (Essendon) (1817, 1818 [holds ball])

Mr J Currie Isabella and Kate (1817 [at Covent Garden])

specifies Mr John Currie and Isabella accompanying from Essendon to Bush Hill (1817)

Percy Currie [comes with Harriet] (1816)

Harriet Currie [comes with Percy] (1816)

Raikes Currie [encountered “at home” at Bush Hill] (1817)

D

General Dalrymple [Comptons married in house of] (1815)

Miss Dalrymple (1818)

Mr Hart David (1818)

Mrs & Miss Davison (1816)

Mr & Mrs Dawson

Captain Dennis [dines at Abdys with group] (1816)

Miss Devall (1816, 1817, 1820)

The Devizes Volunteers [turn out for Queen] (1817)

Charles Dickins (1817, 1820)

Mr & Mrs Dickins (1815)

Captain Dickins (1817)

Captain Digby (1817)

Miss & Captain Disbrowe (1817)

Mrs Dixon (1818 [dies])

Mrs Dixon (1820)

Mrs Dorrien [brings Augusta to Ancient Music] (1816)

Mr Dowdeswell [Dr Dowdeswell] (1815, 1817, 1820)

Miss Dowdeswell (1815)

Mr A. Drummond (specified as Arthur Drummond 1816, 1820)

DAMr ANDREW Drummond (1818 [check other years!]

Mr Drummond [same? may come to Suttons with Mr Percivall] (1815)

Mr [C.] Drummond (1817)

Mr & Lady Mary Drummond (1817)

Mrs Drummond [hosts Quadrille Party] (1817)

[Richard] Du Bourg (or Dubourg in some sources) [cork models for drawing etc] (1815, 1816)

Mr Ducat (1818)

Lady Dunsam [at Argyle Rooms’ fair] (1815)

two Dwarfs (Mad. Nanett Stocker and unspecified man) (1815)

E

Dr. Edridge (1817, 1820)

Dr & Mrs Edridge (1817)

Charlotte Edridge (1820)

Charles & Elisabeth Edridge (1817)

Mlle Elenstein (1820)

Lady Essex [hosts party] (1817)

Prince Esterhazy [holds fete] (1817)

Lady Eveleen (1815)

Mr Evans [Emma writes Evan’s] (1818 [Spencer @ Harrow boards with])

Lord Exmouth [in the news] (1816)

F

Sir Walter Farquar [couple spellings: Farquhar] [Wikipedia entry] (1816)

Mr Freudenrich [at Uncle N’s in London] (1815)

The FitzClarences (1820)

the Miss FitzClarences (1815)

Miss FitzClarence (1817)

Eliza FitzClarence (1820)

John Flanders [Emma’s “scholar” at Suttons] (1817)

Mde Fodor [singer in Figaro] (1817)

“new footman” [unnamed] (1818)

Fossard’s [see riding at] (1816)

Mr & Mrs Frankland [at Wells] (1817)

Lieut. Franklin [explorer] (1818)

Miss Freake (or Freke?) [accompanies to Suttons] (1816)

Captain Frederick FitzClarence [foot guard member at Cator Street] (1820)

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