William Newell1,2

#17486, (bt 1713 - 1716 - bt 1756 - 1762)
FatherJohn Newell3
ChartsAncestors of Hope Lyall Rudd (Jen's line)
Ancestors of Allan Lorne Bonnycastle (Dick's line)
Bonnycastle Ancestors of Alan H C Lankford (Deborah's line)

Family

Hephzibah Apletree (1726 - 1808)
Children

Life Events

OccupationWilliam Newell was master of the old Jerusalem Tavern in Clerkenwell.4 
BirthHe was born between 1713 and 1716.
[date calculated from likely age between 14 and 17 at time of apprenticeship] 
Item On 4 Jul 1730, William Newell signed an apprenticeship indenture with John Haughton, citizen and vintner of London. The document noted that William was the son of John Newell late of Islington in the County of Middlesex, Weaver, deceased. He paid a fee of five pounds and five shillings. The length of the apprenticeship was not specified but was typically 7 years. John Haughton took on another apprentice in 1743.3
Apprenticeship of William Newell
4 July 1730, London
MarriageHe married Hephzibah Apletree, daughter of John Apletree and Hephzibah Jusley, on 28 Mar 1751 in St Benet Paul's Wharf Church, London. The parish register stated that William Newell, bachelor, of St James Clerkenwell, Middlesex and Hephzibah Apletree of the same parish, spinster, were married by Mr Campbell.2,4
Marriage of William Newell & Hephzibah Apletree
1751, St Benet Paul's Wharf Church, London
NoteRobert West Apletree was an apprentice to William Newell in 1755. There was a case heard at the Old Bailey in London regarding two men who had stolen 20 gallons of white wine from the vault of the Old Jerusalem Tavern where William Newel was the proprietor. Both Newel and Apletree testified.5  
DeathWilliam died between 1756 and 1762.6
 
(Mentioned) ObituaryHe was mentioned in his daughter Bridget's 1826 obituary as Mr. Newell, many years master of the famous Jerusalem tavern at Clerkenwell.7 
Last Edited24 Nov 2012

Citations

  1. Obituary of Hephzibah Henry in The Gentleman's Magazine February 1808 (Family History Library, 942 B2g, page 177) "only his surname is given."
  2. Willoughby Aston Littledale ed. The Registers of St. Benet and St. Peter, Paul's Wharf, London, 1607-1837, Harleian Society, London(1909-1912) (Family History Library, 942 B4ha).
  3. Apprenticeship indenture of William Newell to John Haughton, 4 July 1730.
  4. Obituary of Hephzibah Henry in The Gentleman's Magazine February 1808 (Family History Library, 942 B2g, page 177).
  5. Old Bailey Proceedings Online, (www.oldbaileyonline.org), February 1755, trial of Charles Humphrys and John Wilbourne (t17550226-21), accessed 18 May 2010.
  6. Inferred from analysis of data: last child born in 1756 and wife remarried in 1762.
  7. Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, of the Year 1825. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; C. and J. Rivington. 1826. Viewed on Google Print.
  8. Baptisms of St James Clerkenwell, Middlesex. registers from London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry.com, John Keeling Newell, 1752.
  9. Baptisms of St James Clerkenwell, Middlesex. registers from London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry.com, William Newell, 1753.
  10. Baptisms of St James Clerkenwell, Middlesex. registers from London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry.com, George Talmash Newell, 1755.
  11. Baptisms of St James Clerkenwell, Middlesex. registers from London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry.com, Ann Newell, 1756.