Dicey of Claybrooke Hall, Leicestershire
Also spelt "Claybrook Hall".
part 1 and
in [Burkes LG, 1862]
- DICEY FAMILY
- The Dicey-Marshall Catalogue
(catalogue printed by Cluer Dicey
and Richard Marshall, London, 1764).
by Richard C. Simmons,
University of Birmingham, 2000.
- "Daffy's Elixir",
Antique Bottle Collecting, Vol 4, No 10, October 1978.
- Sources yet to be consulted:
born est c.1650.
He was apparently involved in selling
From the 1670s
he seems to have been involved in selling
one of the earliest British patent medicines,
(invented by Thomas Daffy).
mar Elizabeth Cluer
[bapt 6 Dec 1671, dau of Henry Cluer, of Basingstoke].
He was bur at Basingstoke, 31 Oct 1705
Thomas and Elizabeth
- Elizabeth Dicey.
She mar 1stly, pre-1713, to John Cluer [must be her cousin].
He ran a printing
in Bow Church Yard, London.
Later his business would be taken over by the Diceys.
John Cluer was there by 1718.
The family press is described
on a visit to Bow Church-yard in 1763
as being run for 80 years (est 1683).
Cluer became a major publisher of music in London.
also did a lot of prints (pictures).
He died 1728.
His will pr 5 October 1728,
Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
He is Printer, of Saint Mary Le Bow parish, London.
mar 2ndly, 1731, to Thomas Cobb [who had worked for Cluer].
She had issue by 1st husband:
- Dicey Cluer [son],
died young, bur 6 November 1713.
born 25 Dec 1690,
printer and newspaper owner.
Bottle of the patent medicine, "Daffy's elixir",
sold by Dicey and Co.
This bottle probably from
Bottle of the patent medicine, "Daffy's elixir"
From Wikimedia Commons.