Bedford, Grosvenor Charles, 1773-1839

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BEDFORD, GROSVENOR CHARLES, eldest son of Charles Bedford, Brixton, Surrey, and New P{alace Yard, Westminster, Deputy Usher, Court of Exchequer, and Mary Page; b. 1773; adm. 2 Mar 1784; took the part of the Dauphin in play King John acted by the Town Boys Dec 1789; assisted Robert Southey (qv) and Charles Watkin Williams-Wynn (qv) in the production of the short-lived Flagellant, Mar-Apr 1792; Assistant Clerk, Exchequer Office, 1792-1803, Clerk of the Cash Book 1803-6, Clerk of the Registers and Issues 1806-22, Chief Clerk in Auditor’s Office 1822-34; adm. Gray’s Inn 26 Jan 1797; his correspondence with Southey is printed in Southey’s Life and Correspondence, 1849; translated Musaeus’s Lives of Hero and Leander, 1797; co-editor with Southey of Specimens of the Later English Poets, 1807; d. unm. 14 Jun 1839.


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Elmsley, Peter, 1774-1825 (1774-1825)

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 (1774-1843)

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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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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