MONDAY, April 28, 1800



For the Year 1800


NOTICE is hereby given, that the HAIR-POWDER CERTIFICATES, issued for the Year 1799, did expire on the 5th April instant, from which Time, all Persons wearing HAIR-POWDER, of whatever Materials, the same shall be made, without making the proper Entry, and taking out a Certificate, before the Expiration of the said Month, will be liable to a Penalty of TWENTY POUNDS.

The Public may be immediately supplied with Entries and Certificates by applying to the under-mentioned Distributors of Stamps:-

Mr. WASHBOURN, Stationer, Gloster

Mr. HOUGH, Stationer, Gloster

Mr. BRUTON, Mercer, Sodbury

Mr. FISHER, Mercer, Winchcomb

Mrs. HOPKINS, Shopkeeper, Berkeley

Mr. HARDWICK, Mercer, Newent

Mr. HENLEY, Stamp Office, Bristol

Mr. LLOYD, Mercer, Tewkesbury

Miss ROLPH, Mercer, Thornbury

Mrs. SMITH, Mercer, Cheltenham

Mr. SIMPSON, Mercer, Marshfield

Mr. TOWNSEND, Mercer, Wotton-under-Edge

TROUGHTON and NEALES - Mercers, Dursley

Mr. WADLEY, Hair-Dresser, Newnham

By Order of the Commissioners,

PITT and WHITCOMBE, Head Distributors



For the Year, 1800


NOTICE is hereby given, that the Hair-Powder Certificates issued for the Year 1799, will expire on the 5th Day of April, 1800, from which Time all Persons wearing Hair-Powder, of whatever Materials, the same shall be made, without making the proper Entry, and taking out a Certificate before the Expiration of the said Month, will be liable to a Penalty of £20.

The Public may be immediately supplied with Entries and Certificates on applying to the under-mentioned Distributors of Stamps:-

Mr. STEVENS, Circencester

Mr. WOODWARD, Tetbury

Mr. RUDGE, Stroud

Mr. TANNER, Fairford

Mr. WALKER, Lechlade

Mr. ALLEN, Campden

Mr. BRYAN, Moreton

Mr. SIMMONS, Northleach

JOSEPH PITT, Head Distributor



The Trustees of the Estate and Effects of FRANCIS MEADOWS, now or Late of Stow on the Wold, in the County of Glocester, Shopkeeper, (under a Deed or Conveyance and Assignment from him to them, bearing the Date the 6th Day of May, 1797) intend to make a first and final Dividend of the said Estate and Effects on the 1st day of May next; and such of the Creditors of the said Francis Meadows as have not executed the said Deed are required to do so before that Day, at the Office of Mr. MORGAN, Solicitor, in Bridge-Street, Bristol, or they will be excluded the Benefit of the said Dividend.



That there are detailed at the Angel, Coleford, the following HORSES and GOODS, upon suspicion of their having been stolen from son Person or Persons at present unknown, found in the Possession of WILLIAM STALLARD, now in Gloucester Gaol.


All Persons who stand indebted to the Estate of WILLIAM BROWNING, late of this City, Cordwainer, deceased, and all persons to whom the said William Browning stood indebted at the Time of his Decease, are directed to pay their respective Debts, and send particulars of their respective Demands, either to Mr. R. WOODWARD, Cabinet-Maker, or Mr. COOKE, Attorney, St. Alder's Square, Glocester, who are authorised to settle the same, on or before the 30th day of May next.


A meeting of the Creditors of the Rev. GEO. WALLETT, late of Cheltenham, in this County, is appointed to be held on Thursday, the 1st day of May next, at the Fleece Inn, in Cheltenham, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, in order to consider of the state of Mr. Wallett's Affairs, and to conclude on some Measures for the Settlement thereof; at which time and place it is particularly requested that all Persons who have any Demand upon him, will come prepared to shew an exact Statement of the Amount of their several Demands, that an Opinion may be formed what Dividend his Affects will extend to pay.


GLOCESTER, Monday, April 28

The Corporation of this city has appointed the Rev. J. Parsons, M. A., to the curacies at Newnham and Little Dean, vacant by the death of the late Rev. Benjamin Webb.

Lately was instituted into the vicarage of Cold Aston, otherwise Aston Blank, in the diocese of Glocester, Alfred Sanderton, Clerk, A. M. on the death of John James, Clerk, to which he was presented by the King.



At the Swan and Falcon Inn, in the City of Gloucester, on Saturday next, the 3rd of May, between the Hours of Four and Five o'Clock in the Afternoon, on such Conditions as will be then and there produced:- The CROP of about 40 ACRES of excellent rich MEADOW and PASTURE LAND, situate in the Parish of Tirley, in this County, in the Occupation of Mr. John THURLTON.- To be mowed and rid by the 5th day of July, and no Stock of any Kind will be admitted on the Premises - The whole is Ththe-free, and will be divided and sold in 10 LOTS without Reserve.



on Tuesday the 6th of May, and two following Days, all the STOCK IN TRADE and HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, LINEN, CHINA, GLASS, &c. of Mrs. SKERRETT, at the Golden Hart Inn, in the Town of Painswick; consisting of three spinning Jennys, nine Pair of Sheers, Sheer-boards, Dubbing-boards, Gig-mill Work, Forefl(?) Cards, &c. Variety of implements in the Clothing Business. The Household Goods contain Bedspreads and Furniture, feather and flock Beds, Quilts, Coverlids, Rugs, and Blankets, mahogony and other Tables, Chairs, Chest of Drawers, pier and swing Glasses, a very good eight-day Clock, with a variety of Kitchen Requisites and Brewing Utensils; a large Copper Furnance, upwards of 100 Gallons, and four capital large Casks, 1100 Gallons each, and 50 remarkably good iron-bound Hogheads, nearly as good as new, a large Mashing-tub and several small casks.

The Sale to begin each Morning precisely at Eleven o'Clock.


To be LET, with immediate Possession, for a Term of Years, the MANSION HOUSE at Lower Slaughter, consisting of Three Parlours, a Drawing Room, four Bedchambers in the Second, and five in the Attic-Story, (the principal of which are ready furnished), a Kitchen, and all other suitable Offices; two Coach-Houses, and Stabling for 30 Horses; Shrubbery, Gardens with Wall and Other Fruit Trees; Five Ponds, Dove House, Dog Kennel, &c. with or without about 30 acres of rich Pasture Land; also a Right of Shooting and Fishing in the Manor of Slaughter, through which run Three Streams. - It is situated three Miles from Stow, six from Northleach, and ten from Burford, on the Ross Road from Bath to Warwick, in a good Neighbourhood, and a excellent Sporting Country.

For futher Particulars enquire of Mrs. Knight, of Stow, Gloucestershire.


At our Quarter Sessions, held last week, Robert STONE was convicted of felony, and sentenced to be transported for seven years. Chas. WEEKS imprisoned for three months; and Thomas LAWRENCE and Richard RUSSELL one month, in the Penitentiary House; Richard HUNT is to remain till next Sessions; and twelve were discharged.

On the 18th instant were committed to our County Gaol, William STALLARD, Thomas MARTIN, and Thomas CRIB, on suspicion of horse stealing.

Henry LANE, who was condemned at Bristol assizes, for issuing forged Bank of England notes, has received a respite during his Majesty's pleasure.

Friday was executed on St. Michaels-Hill, Bristol, Richard HAYNES, alias Dick Boy. His behaviour was very orderly and becoming at the place of execution.