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John Mackell

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of Park Lane, London

John Mackell was a blacksmith, evidently specialising in high class ornamental work. He died in 1812.

1799 Brought an action for libel against John Smith Hanson, of Bruton Street, another blacksmith.

1813 Sales notice, on behalf of John Mackell's executors, relating to property including a house in Church Street, Covent Garden, with workshops in Taylor's (Street?) adjoining. [1]

'Pursuant to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, made in a Cause Aitkens v. Noble, the Creditors and Legatees of John Mackell, late of Park-Lane, Piccadilly, in the County of Middlesex, Smith, deceased (who died in the month of December 1812), are, by their Solicitors, forthwith to come in and prove their debts, and claim their legacies, before John Edmund Dowdeswell, Esq., one of the Masters of the said Court, at his Office, in Southampton-Buildings, Chancery-Lane, London, or in default thereof they will be excluded the benefit of the said Decree.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Morning Chronicle - Monday 31 May 1813
  2. [1] London Gazette