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Appendix: Shareholders in Covent Garden Theatre, 1733-8

Pages 109-111

Survey of London: Volume 35, the theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1970.

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APPENDIX

Names of persons to whom Benjamin Hoare, Christopher Cock and John Rich assigned one fiftieth share in Covent Garden Theatre

Name of assignee Address Style Signatory of Rich's 'Proposals' Paid into Hoare's Bank £ Date of assignment of 1/50th share M.L.R. reference Remarks
Francis Bedwell St. Clement Danes ironmonger yes 300 1 March 1732/3 1732/5/683 Signed for one share: later bought another (see below).
Sir Thomas Brand Surbiton, Surrey knight yes 300 do. 1733/2/209
James, Duke of Chandos yes 300 do. 1733/1/421
Brigadier Hon. Charles Churchill St. George, Hanover Sq. esquire yes 300 do. 1733/1/435
Jane Fellowes Red Lyon Square widow yes 300 do. 1732/5/681 Proposals signed by Rupert Clarke for Martin Fellowes. Assignment to his widow, Jane.
Hon. Henry Finch St. George, Hanover Sq. esquire yes 300 do. 1733/4/172
William Genew Ham, Surrey esquire yes 300 do. 1734/1/291
Walter Greenwood St. George, Bloomsbury esquire yes 200 do. cited in 1735/5/253 Signed for two shares, but also bought a third (see below).
Philip Hubert St. Martin in the Fields esquire yes 300 do. 1732/5/682
Thomas Moore Kensington gentleman yes 300 do. 1732/5/684
Edward, 9th Duke of Norfolk yes 300 do. 1733/1/359 Thomas, 8th Duke, signed the proposals and died 23 Nov. 1732. Assignment to 9th Duke.
Richard Powell St. James, Westminster joiner no 100 do. 1733/3/107 Also had two other shares (see below).
Sir William Saunderson East Greenwich, Kent baronet yes 300 do. 1732/5/680 Signed for two shares (see below).
William Sharpe Warwick St., St. James esquire yes 300 do. 1733/1/422
Edward Shepherd St. George, Hanover Sq. esquire yes 300 do. cited in 1741/2/287
Henry Talbot St. George, Hanover Sq. esquire yes 300 do. 1732/5/744
Edward Wilson Millbank esquire no 100 do. 1732/5/745
Richard Powell St. James, Westminster joiner no see above 1 May 1733 cited in 1735/4/481 Also had two other shares (see above and below).
Rupert Clarke Lyons Inn esquire yes nil 15 June 1733 1733/2/61 With Christopher Rich bought 17 shares in Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre.
do. do. do. yes nil do. 1733/2/62
Samuel Clarke Inner Temple gentleman yes nil do. 1733/2/63
William Ann de Grave St. James, Westminster esquire yes nil do. 1733/2/157
John Howard Hampstead gentleman yes nil do. 1733/2/156 Proposals signed by Christopher Cock for Howard.
Walter Greenwood St. George, Bloomsbury esquire yes nil 9 July 1733 1733/2/384 Signed for two shares (see above).
do. do. do. no nil 10 July 1733 1733/2/385 His third share, unsigned for.
George Campbell St. Martin in the Fields goldsmith yes nil 1 August 1733 1733/3/100
James de la Creuze St. Martin in the Fields gentleman yes nil do. 1733/3/102
Edward Ravenell St. Martin in the Fields esquire yes nil do. 1733/3/101
Philip Mercier Bury Street, St. James esquire no nil 13 August 1733 1733/3/103
Charles Fleetwood St. Marylebone esquire no nil 6 September 1733 1733/3/108
Christian Frederick Zincke St. Paul, Covent Garden gentleman yes nil 21 September 1733 1733/3/218
Sir William Saunderson East Greenwich, Kent baronet yes nil 21 April 1734 1734/1/319 Signed for two shares (see above).
Thomas Holt Rochford Hall, Suffolk esquire no nil 1 May 1734 not found Assignment in Bedford Office.
Jane Wakefield St. James, Westminster widow yes nil 28 May 1734 1734/1/466
do. do. do. yes nil do. 1734/1/467
Francis Bedwell St. Clement Danes ironmonger no nil 8 June 1734 1734/2/75 Also signed for another share (see above).
Richard Powell St. James, Westminster carpenter (sic) no nil do. 1734/2/52 Also had two other shares (see above).
Thomas Wood Little Britain, London stationer yes nil 4 September 1734 1734/4/274
Henry Collins St. James, Westminster esquire yes nil - September 1734 cited in 1746/1/543 Also owned three shares in Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre.
do. do. do. yes nil -September 1734 cited in 1746/1/544
Hon. John Cope St. George, Hanover Sq. esquire no nil 26 September 1734 1734/4/293
Charles Hale St. George the Martyr esquire yes nil do. 1737/4/108 Signed for two shares, but probably bought only one. Also owned one share in Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre.
Charles, Duke of Richmond and Lennox yes nil do. 1735/3/465
William Samber Lyons Inn gentleman no nil do. 1737/4/374 Also owned two shares in Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre.
John Paul Yvonnett St. Anne, Westminster esquire yes nil do. 1734/5/63
William Workman St. Andrew, Holborn gentleman yes 300 not known cited in 1747/1/9 Signed proposals, and owned a share 1744.
Stephen de la Creuze St. Martin's Lane gentleman no nil 26 January 1737/8 1737/5/396 Edward Shepherd was a consenting party to this assignment.
Robert Knight Barnells, Warwickshire esquire yes 400 not known not found Signed for one share, but in 1744 owned two.
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