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Hastings, Thomas (1778–1854), army officer, customs officer, and artist, was born on 20 July 1778 in St Pancras, London, where he was baptized, the son of Edward Barnett, an attorney of the court of the king’s bench and solicitor of the high court of chancery, and his wife ...

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Payne, William (1717/18–1782), carpenter and constable, was probably born in London; details of his parents and background are unknown. He is now best remembered for his activities from the late 1750s in policing London streets and as an agitator against the capital's Roman Catholic community, but he worked first as a carpenter. He was apprenticed to a master in ...