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John Keatch
(Bef 1687-)
Mary Evere
(Bef 1690-Bef 1749)
William Keatch
(Bef 1720-Bef 1774)
Jane
(Bef 1723-Bef 1785)
William Keatch
(Bef 1752-Bef 1804)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Margaret Hill

William Keatch 2

  • Born: Bef 3 Dec 1752
  • Baptised: 3 Dec 1752, St. Mary the Virgin's Church, Church Path, Merton Park, Merton, London, SW19 3HJ, GB 2
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Hill on 21 Jan 1776 in St. Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2HR, GB 1
  • Died: Bef 9 Sep 1804
  • BuriedMale: 9 Sep 1804, St. Mary the Virgin's Church, Church Path, Merton Park, Merton, London, SW19 3HJ, GB 2

   Find a Grave ID: 229730159.

  General Notes:

William Keatch was a partner in a calico printing business at Merton Abbey mill until 1801. Subsequently, he established his own calico printing business at Merton Bridge mill until his death in 1804. His wife, Margaret Keatch, continued to run the calico printing business after his death but was declared bankrupt one and a half years' later and sent to debtors' prison for about six months.

Dates, events and sources on which this is based:
8 Sep 1800 - partnership between Francis Hudson, John Parris and Daniel Lloyd dissolved as of 30 Jun 1800; business continued by partnership between Francis Hudson and Daniel Lloyd [source: London Gazette]
Bef 1 Jan 1801 - Hudson & Co., calico printers, Merton Bridge [source: Holden's directory 1802-1804]
30 June 1801 - partnership between John Leach, Thomas Bennett, Thomas Bartlett and William Keatch dissolved; had been trading as John Leach and Co., calico printers of Merton Abbey [source: London Gazette]
Bef 1 Jan 1804 - William Keatch, calico printer, Merton Bridge [source: Holden's directory 1805-1807]
Bef 9 Sep 1804 - death of William Keatch [source: St. Mary's, Merton burial register]
8 Feb 1806 - Margaret Keatch, "Calico-Printer, Dealer and Chapwoman" declared bankrupt [source: London Gazette]
20 Mar 1806 - auction of calico "printing utensils" by order of Margaret Keatch's "assignees" [source: Morning Advertiser newspaper]
26 Jun 1807 - Margaret Keatch released from prison [source: Fleet Prison records]

  Research Notes:

William/Margaret and some of their children Ann, James and Margaret were all married at St. Dunstan-in-the-West church. Any reason why?

  Events

Apprenticeship (apprentice): Jacob Hannell, [...] and Barber, 4 Jan 1769, London, GB. No proof that this William Keatch is the same person.


William married Margaret Hill, daughter of James Stewart Hill and Unknown, on 21 Jan 1776 in St. Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2HR, GB.1 (Margaret Hill was born about 1750, died before 24 Feb 1824 in Islington, London, GB and was buried on 24 Feb 1824 in St. Mary the Virgin's Church, Church Path, Merton Park, Merton, London, SW19 3HJ, GB 2.)


Sources


1 St. Dunstan in the West (London, GB), Baptisms, marriages and burials; digital images, Ancestry (London Metropolitan Archive), <i>Ancestry</i>(www.ancestry.co.uk).

2 digital images.

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