The appointment of Captain Kettle as Elder Brother of Trinity House, in the room of the late Captain Jones is also noted in The London Magazine, Or, Gentleman’s Intelligencer, Volume 4, p220. On page 627 of the same volume and in the same year under Marriages and Births there is a note of the marriage of ‘Capt. James Kettle, one of the Elder Brothers of the Trinity House, Deptford Strand, to Mrs (sic) Elizabeth Corsellis, only surviving Daughter of the late Nicholas Corsellis, of Wivenhoe in Essex, Esq; and some Time Memb. Of Parl. for Colchester; who brought into the House of Commons that memorable Bill, offering a Reward of 100,000l, to fetch who should take the Pretender dead or alive, in case he should land, or attempt to Land on any Part of Great Britain or Ireland’.
[Pontack’s was a City of London eating house specialising in French cuisine]