Trusler, John, 1735-1820

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TRUSLER, JOHN, elder son of John Trusler, proprietor Marylebone Tea Gardens; b. Jul 1735; adm. (aged 9) Apr 1745; left 1751; went to Fountaine’s Academy, Marylebone; Emmanuel Coll. Cambridge, adm. sizar 16 May 1753, matr. Mich. 1753; BA 1757; ordained priest (London) 26 Sep 1759; Curate, Enford, Wilts., Hythe, Kent, Colchester, Essex, and Ockley, Surrey; Chaplain to Poultry-Compter, City of London 1761; Lecturer, united parishes of St. George, Botolph Lane, and St. Botolph’s, Billingsgate, London; translated some Italian burlettas for the English stage; established an academy for teaching oratory “mechanically” 1761; studied medicine and assumed title of ìDoctorî; sold sermons printed in script type for the clergy; established own profitable printing and bookselling business; author, Hogarth Moralized, 1768, Memoirs, 1806, and other works; m. 1st (?), by 1760, Mary ---; m. 2nd (?), 11 Oct 1764 (IGI) Elizabeth, dau. of James Burns, St. Paul’s, Covent Garden, London; m. 3rd, ---; buried Bath, Somerset 23 Jun 1820. DNB.


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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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