GSSAThe 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

Additonal Information

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Sue Mackay

LUCAS, Philip - Extra Data


(member of Charles CAMPBELL's Party)


London Metropolitan Archives:


Philip LUCAS, bachelor, married Isabella PHILLIPS, spinster of the parish of St.George the Martyr by Licence on 1 August 1799 in St.Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey.

Both signed their names.

Witnesses: Elizabeth PHILLIPS and Samuel GARRATT


Philip William, son of Philip and Isabella LUCAS was born 27 November 1801 and baptised 24 March 1802 in St.Martin Vintry.

Charlotte, the first daughter of Philip LUCAS, Gent. and Isabella his wife, late Isabella PHILLIPS, spinster, baptised 8 March 1809 in Holy Trinity, Clapham (born 26 December 1808)


Westminster Archives:


Frederick LUCAS son of Frederick [sic] and Isabella was baptised 28 September 1803 in St.James, Westminster (born 10 July)


Freedom of the City of London Admission Registers (Held at LMA):

This indenture witnesseth that Philip LUCAS son of William LUCAS of Broad Street London, Surgeon, (there being five hundred pounds paid as a Consideration to his master herein after named) doth put himself Apprentice to Henry DYSON of Union Street in the Borough of Southwark, Hop Merchant, Citizen and Brewer of London, to learn his Art and with him (after the Manner of an Apprentice) to serve from the day of the date hereof unto the full End and Term of seven years from thence next following, to be fully compleat and ended. During which term the said Apprentice his said Master faithfully shall serve, his Secrets keep, his lawful Commands every where gladly do. He shall do no Damage to his said Master, nor see it to be done of others, but that he, to his Power, shall let or forthwith give Warning to his Master of the same. He shall not waste the goods of his said Master, nor lend them unlawfully to any. He shall not commit Fornication, nor contract Matrimony within the said Term. He shall not play at Cards, Dice, Tables or any other unlawful Games, whereby his said master may have any Loss. With his own Goods or others, during the said Term, without Licence from his said Master, he shall neither buy nor sell. He shall not haunt Taverns, nor Play-houses, nor absent himself from his said master's Service Day or Night unlawfully; but in all Things, as a faithful Apprentice, he shall behave himself towards his said Master, and all his, during the said Term. And the said Master his said Apprentice in the same Art and Mystery which he useth, by the best Means that he can, shall teach and instruct, or cause to be taught and instructed, finding unto his said Apprentice Meat, Drink, Apparel, Lodging and all other Necessaries, according to the Custom of London, during the said Term. And for the true Performance of all and every the said Covenants and Agreements, either of the said Parties bindeth himself to the other by these Presents. In witness whereof the Parties above-named to these Indentures interchangeably have put their Hands and Seals, the thirtieth day of June in the thirty fourth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King George the Third of Great Britain &c, Anno Dom. 1794

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