Derbyshire Wills

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Unless otherwise stated, original copies of Wills dated prior to 1858 are usually found in the appropriate Diocesan Record Office for the court where the Will was proved - for Derbyshire, this is the Lichfield Record Office. Copies of Wills for which Probate was granted at the PCC (Prerogative Court of Canterbury) may be obtained via the National Archives Wills website.

Searches for, and Copies of Wills and Probate 1858-1996 may be obtained through via the Find a Will service, at local Registries, and sometimes on microfilm at County Record Offices. Further information on post-1858 Wills, may be found on the Government's Wills, Probate and Inheritance pages.

Abbreviations which may be used on this page are:-

(Ad) "Admon", or Letters of Administration.
(I) Inventory (a list of the deceased's goods, and their value)
(N) A Nuncupative Will is one declared by a legal representative, as being indicative
of the deceased's wishes, and will often refer to the Testator in the third person.
(#) Indicates the Will is a 'duplicate' - that is, more than one person has submitted an
abstract from the same original Will.
 * An asterisk against a surname indicates the Executor(s) of the Will, or, in the case
of Administration (Ad), the Administrator(s)
i/t/p "in the parish (of)".
CELF Chapel en le Frith (Derbyshire)
ECC Episcopal Consistory Court (Lichfield)
HCC Hereford Consistory Court
n.p. Notary Public
R&R Rest and Residue (a common expression in Wills)
The following may also be of use in the study of Wills generally:-

 

1456

ALPORT
CORSEY
DRYE
PENSTON
TARDIFF
ALPORT, John - senior, 20 Apr 1456.
to be buried before St Michael's Altar in the Church of St Thomas the Martyr, Salisbury;   to Kat'ine "sorori mee",   to Will. ALPORT senior, Will. ALPORT Junr, Jacob ALPORT,   Angue(s)a DRYE,   Johanne PENSTON,   Johanne de CORSEY,   Johanni TARDIFF,   Juliane "uxorimer", Johanni "filio meo" slvr (or ten) in Cuncase in vics (trast) Wyncheparte et tenement in Poole et Sandford co. (D)ors.;   residue to John ALPORT.
Executors: son John, Edmund PENSTON.
Proved PCC 21 May 1456 (6 Stoketon)

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1522

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Richard - of Leycroft, 21 Aug 1521.
to be buried at Canke;   wife Jone, son William, daugs Marget & Elizabeth.
Proved 4 Feb 1521/2 in the Peculiar Court at Lichfield.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1557

APOTT
APOTT, James - of St Sepulcha London: Cambridge: Herts.
Filed will dated 13 Jan 1556/7.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1558

ALPORT
ALPORT, Edward - of Penkridge. (Ad)
granted to Elizabeth (his wife)
Admons 11 Aug 1558 Lichfield ECC; No 184.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1561

APOTT
BUTLER
MICHAELL
MOORE
PARES
PARKER
APOTT, Roger - of the Cittie of London, gent., 8 Jul 1557.
1/3 of money & goods to Katherin, my wife, 1/3 to my daughter Elizabeth &   my other children, and 1/3 to my Executor;   to my mother Margaret APOTT - x1(?) and black gown;   to poor of Hitchin co. Herts - 10s, to poore in Gauston cr. Cambs - 30s, to poore in Gaols of London (???);   my godson George BUTLER,   Mr MOORE schoolmaster Conleff (?);   sister Annie PARKER;   Mr John MICHAELL of Codscote co. Herts;   to margaret PARES;   my lands messuages to ? ? London to my wife for life;   my lands in St Bartholomews(?) the (?) London to my heirs, default to heirs fanate (?) default to Company of Grocers.
Sole Executrix: my wife Catherine.
Proved PCC 24 Aug 1561 (27 Loftes)

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1562

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, John - of Wryley.
my wife Alys, my 5 children Thomas, Richard, Margery, Isabell, and Alys.
Proved 1562 in the Peculiar Court at Lichfield.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1567

ALPOTT
APOTT
PARKER
APOTT, Margaret - of London widow, 5 Nov 1565.
late wife of James ALPOTT of London, grocer;   body to be buried by side of husband;   to Chrystes Hospitall in London - 20/-;   to Elizabeth Margaret APOTT daughter of my late son Roger ALPOTT - silver pots;   residue to my sone in law John PARKER of London grocer and my daughter Ann his wife, whom I make my executors.
Proved PCC 27 Aug 1567 by John PARKER & Ann PARKER (25 Stonarde)

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1575

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Humphrey - of Bromley Paggets, shoemaker. (Ad)
my son Thomas, my daughter Agnes.
Admons 23 May 1575 Lichfield ECC; No 56.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1575

ALLPORT
CHESTER
PLYMELEY
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Little Sawdley in parish of Cheswardine, co Salop, 6 Oct 1572.
my wife Jone, son Richard, brother in law John PLYMELEY;   my children Elizabeth, Joyes, Jone, Anne, Thomas, Francis with Frances CHESTER.
Proved 17 Nov 1575 Lichfield ECC; No 59.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1576

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Newton Regis co Stafford.
youngest son Nicholas, wife Margaret, 2nd son William, eldest son Christopher;   lands at Comberford.
Proved 12 Apr 1576 Lichfield ECC; No 75.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1576

ALPORTE
ALPORTE, Thomas - of the parish of Newton Thistle[1] co. ? (Ad)
Admons (PCC) granted 8 Sep 1576, to his relict Margaret ALPORTE.
[1] Possibly Newton in the Thistles, aka Newton Regis, co. Warwick - Ed.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1578

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Bromley Hurst parish of Abbots Bromley co Stafford.
my eldest (son) William, my younger son Thomas, my daughters Elizabeth and Dorothe, my wife Agnes.
Proved 12 Apr 1578 Lichfield ECC; No 135.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1585

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Walsall, yeoman.
my nephew William ALLPORT son of my brother William ALLPORT of Bloxwich;   my father William ALLPORT deceased, my wife Ann.
Proved 11 Jan 1585 [28 Eliz] Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1587

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Walsall.
Executor: my nephew William ALLPORT.
Proved 1587 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1588

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Yoxall co Stafford. (Ad)
granted to Agnes ALLPORT (his widow)
Admons 1588 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1602

ALLPORT
COLMORE
ALLPORT, William - the elder of great Bloxwich yeoman.
George ALLPORT younger son of my son William ALLPORT, John ALLPORT son and heirs apparent of my said son William, Rose ALLPORT daughter of said William ALLPORT.
Overseers: Wm COLMORE of Birmingham & John ALLPORT of Longdon way.
Witnesses: John ALLPORT & Peter ALLPORT.
Proved 2 Aug 1602 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1603

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, John - of Walsall carrier. (Ad)
granted to Dorothe (his widow)
Admons 6 Oct 1603 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1603

ALLPORT
LATFORD
ALLPORT, Edward - the elder of (Mirckcheston?), co Salop. (Ad)
granted to Jone LATFORD (his sister)
Admons 4 Nov 1603 Lichfield ECC.
Note: the registers of Shrewbury list co Salop are defective between 1594 & 1618, & is (possible) ALLPORT and LATFORD occur in other portions.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1604

ALLEN
BEARD
COLLIER
CROFTE
FLETCHER
GREAVES
HANCOCKE
HINCHCLYFFE
INOCENTE
MASSIE
NAYLER
NEWBALD
STEVENSON
SWIFTE
SWYFTE
ALLEN, Francis - of Hanley i/t/p of Staveley, leadsmelter, 13 Jun 1604.
Beneficiaries: poor people of Hanley (8s 4d);   godchildren (4d each);   Robert HINCHCLYFFE (3s 4d);   wife Alis ALLEN* (1/3rd part of goods);   children Joane ALLEN, Marjorie ALLEN & Dorothie ALLEN (rest of goods & chattles).
Other Executor: Thomas MASSIE.
Witnesses: John CROFTE,   Robert COLLIER,   William SWYFTE &   John BEARD.
Inventory by: George SWIFTE,   Thomas STEVENSON,   Robert COLLIER &   William SWIFTE, 22 Sep 1603;   amount includes:-
Debts owed by: William FLETCHER,   Richard GREAVES,   George NEWBALD,   John BEARD,   William NAYLER,   John CROFTE,   Richard INOCENTE &   John HANCOCKE.
Proved 13 Jun 1604.

Contact: Russell Smith

 

1613

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Christopher - of Ruspo? Newton, in Warwick yeoman.
my daughter Joane ALLPORT;   my son Thomas ALLPORT.
Witness: Thos ALLPORT.
Proved 22 Aug 1613 Lichfield ECC; No 76.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1617

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Richard - of the town of Derby, gentlman. (I)
Dated 22 Oct 1617 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1618

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Handsworth. (I)
Dated 2 Sep 1618 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1620

ANDREW
AYRE
BARBER
BLITH
BRAY
BROOKES
GLADWIN
GLOVER
HOBBIN
MARLER
MASTER
MERIALL
NORTH
TWIDALL
WILSON
ANDREW, James - of Eam co. Derby, husbandman, 22 Sep 1619.
my sonne Ottiwell ANDREW - iiili vjs viiid (30£ 6s. 8d.);   my son in law Richard BARBER - xijd (12d.);   to Dorothee ANDREW (daughter of my sonne John ANDREW) - a blacke heyfer: to Margret MERIALL - another blacke heyfer;   to ffrancis ANDREW (sonne of John ANDREW) - a sheepe;   to Raphe BARBER, Anne BARBER, Thomas BARBER, John BARBER and Margret BARBER - each a sheepe;   to Homfrey MERIALL, Rowland MERIALL, Alice MERIALL and Jone MERIALL - each a sheepe;   my daughter Katherin MERIALL - "one third part of my goods provided that if shee do marry it bee wth the Consent of my two sonnes and other of my friendes: if shee do to the Contrary that then it returne unto the foure younger children Rowland Alice Jone and Margrett, by even portions" (the other two parts to my son John ANDREW - he also Sole Executor).
Overseers: Mr Thomas BRAY gent.;   John HOBBIN,   Myles ANDREW, and Ottiwell ANDREW. Signum Jacobi ANDREW [X] with:
Witnesses: John ['R' his mke] HOBBIN;   Myles ['M' his mke] ANDREW;   Ottiwell ['O' his mke] ANDREW.
Inventory by: Thomas BRAY,   Anthony WILSON,   Thomas GLOVER,   Ottewell ANDREW, 29 Jun 1620. Total: xxxvili iiijs iiijd (36£ 4s. 4d.) Debts due: xxxli xixs. (30£ 19s.) Debtes due: Thomas BROOKES uppon a bond / iijli vjs vjd (3£ 6s 6d) Willm BLITH uppon a bond / vijli xs (7£ 10s) Mr Jervaise AYRE uppon bondes / viili xixs (7£ 19s) John NORTH uppon a bond / xxvis viijd (26s 8d) Willm TWIDALL / lijs iiijd (52s 4d) Thomas GLADWIN / iiijli iiijs vjd (4£ 4s 6d) Raff MARLER uppon Bond / iiijli (4£)
Probate before Ro: MASTER (no date stated)

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1624

ALLPORT
ALPORT
ALPORT, James - of Brimsford parish of Brood (?) co. Stafford, yeoman, 1624.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1625

ALLPORT
GREEN
SANDBROOKE
ALLPORT, William - of Great Boxwich, yeoman.
William GREEN son of John GREEN & Rose his wife (my daughter),   my father William ALLPORT deceased;   lands of Great Wryley;   my son John ALLPORT (unkind cuts him off), my son George ALLPORT;   William ALLPORT son of my said son John ALLPORT;   my brother John ALLPORT;   my cousin Richard SANDBROOKE.
Proved 20 Jan 1625 Lichfield ECC; No 9.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1625

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Walsall.
Executrix: my daughter Rosa.
Proved 13 Mar 1625 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1628

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Cannock.
wife Ann, eldest son Richard ALLPORT, daughter Anne ALLPORT, son William.
Proved 1628 in the Peculiar Court at Lichfield.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1630

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of the parish of Tamworth yeoman. (Ad)
granted to Elizabeth ALLPORT (his widow relict)
Admons 1 Mar 1630 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1630

ALPORT
HUNTBACH
JACKSON
ALPORT, Francis - of (Brinswood?) parish of Brewood co. Stafford husbandman, 16 Feb 1624.
to be buried in the churchyard of Brewood;   all my goods, &c. to Marjery my wife whom I make executrix.
Overseers: John HUNTBACH of Seawall, gent & my brother in law Richard JACKSON of (Shorston?)
Proved PCC 7 Jun 1630 by relict Marjery ALPORT. (62 (Sarope?)

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1637

ALLPORT
BIRCH
FERNYHOUSE
HOOD
ALLPORT, Ann senior - of Cannock, widow.
my husband Ralph ALLPORT deceased,   my grandchild Thomas HOOD,   my eldest daughter Alice BIRCH & her 4 children;   my youngest son Ralph ALLPORT;   my daughter in law Anne ALLPORT, Richard ALLPORT her (Anne's) eldest son & William ALLPORT her youngest son;   my son Richard ALLPORTs five children;   my grandchild Mary FERNYHOUSE;   my daughter John ALLPORT's widow of Lichfield & her 3 children;   my son in law Deliverance FERNYHOUSE.
Proved 25 Mar 1637 in the Peculiar Court at Lichfield.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1637

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Thomas - of parish of Asten Birmingham labourer. (Ad)
granted to Marian ALLPORT of Erdington co Warwick (his widow relict), and Thomas (his son)
Admons 31 Oct 1637 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1639-42

ASTLE
BAMFORD
CHALNER
CLARKE
COULSON
COWDALL
DAKIN
HAUGHTON
HERECOCKE
HOPE
ROULSON
SMITH
WOORTS
ASTLE, William - Christchurch, London, merchantaylor.
father Edward ASTLE & bro Thos ASTLE of Brailsford [co Derby];   sisters Eliz ASTLE &   Miriam HAUGHTON of Derby;   sister Jane DAKIN of Ible [Wirksworth] co Derby;   Rob, Wlm, Jn & Eliz chldr of master Patrick BAMFORD*;   Joseph COULSON;   uncle Thos SMITH;   Kath CLARKE of Mugwell St;   Wlm son of Wlm COWDALL &   Wlm HERECOCKE of St Johns St, bodymakers;   Eliz ROULSON of Locko [Loscoe?], co Derby;   Rich WOORTS &   Chas HOPE svts;   godson Peter CHALNER jr of Nazeing [Essex];   nephew Wlm ASTLE of Brailsford.
Proved in the Commissary Court of London  7 Jan 1638/9-3 Jan 1642/3: Vol 28, f153. LDS film #094110.

Contact: Leslie Mahler

 

1650

ALPORT
BIRCH
DOE
FFIRTH
LANKEY
SADLER
WHITE
WOOD
WOODS
ALPORT, Richard - of Cancke alias Cannocke co. Stafford, gent, 8 Jun 1649.
to my son John ALPORT and each of my foure daug - a ring of gold-201 apiece;   to wife Alice - my coppiehold lands and tenements, i/t/p Roc co. Worcs;   likewise all my freehold land in the same parish for her life.
Testator recites that he had surrendered his coppiehold messuage lands tenements to the use of his (Frilb.?) And devises and gives the same, and also his freehold lands in same parish unto his wife for life, remainder to his couzens John BIRCH, gent and Robert LANKEY, gent and his sonns, Richard WOOD, William SADLER and Henry WHITE, for 80 years if his sonne John ALPORT sr. long live, for the maintenance of his son his children remainder as to premises in co. Stafford to his grandsonne Richard ALPORT in (fail?) remainder to the second + his other sons of his son John in (fail?) remainder to the daughters of his son John, in (fail) remainder to his ffoure daughters Rebecca, Elizabeth, Alice & Olive, in fee.
Sole Executrix: wife Alice, signed in presence of:
Witnesses: Robert FFIRTH,   John DOE,   John ALPORT,   Rebecca WOODS,   Elizabeth SADLER.
Proved PCC 5 Jan 1649/50 by Alice ALPORT, relict (1 Pembroke)

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1658

ALLEN
ALLEN, Grace - of Tideswell, spinster.
Proved at Canturbury (PCC) 3 Jul 1658. No details.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1660

ALLPORT
BAYLEY
ALLPORT, Humfrey - of Bloxwich, husbandman, died without wife or lawful issue. (Ad)
granted to John BAYLEY one of the creditors.
Admons 6 Aug 1660 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1664

ALLEN
ASHBOURNE
BARKER
BENNETT
BERKLES
BOARDMORE
BURTON
CARRINGTON
CLARKE
DALE
DOWNES
EYLEE
GIBBON
GRAMER
HAGE
HALLOWAY
HALLOWES
HARDING
HEATHCOATE
HEATHCOTE
HUGO
JONSON
KYRKE
LACILLS
LONKSON
MARSHALL
MARSLAND
MELLOR
MILNOR
MOULT
NEALE
ORRELL
SEAWELL
SHELDON
SRIGLEY
WHITTAKER
WILKENSON
ALLEN, Edward - of Bakewell, yeoman, 1664.
to be buried in the church at Bakewell as near as possible to "my Honourable Lord Rutland his [Queene] in the [??? worke]";   all my Farme &c. in Bakewell to John HEATHCOTE the elder of Bakewell;   to my sister Anne MOULT fortie shillings;   to John BENNETT of Reddich[1] £10;   to Anne MOULT of Eccles £10;   to 3 children of one [MARSLANDs] my natural cozens £3-6-8 a peece;   to Thomas ALLEN the Moltman £6-13-4;   to 2 sonnes of Rodger DALE of Sheldon £5 a peece;   to my loving cozen Elizabeth ALLEN of Coaton 40s. "a yeare for foure yeares";   to Elizabeth CLARKE of Radford in the Clay £5;   to 4 daughters of John CARRINGTON of Hearefields lately deceased £5 a peece;   to Christopher DOWNES of Mormonwood £6-6-8;   to Mr BOARDMORE "hee being Vicar of Bakewell to speak my funeral sermon" £3;   to Mr George [SEAWELL] & Mr William [SEAWELL], both of Bakewell, 20s. a peece;   to John HEATHCOTE the elder of Bakewell £6-6-8;   to Marie ORRELL daughter of John ORRELL of Bakewell £6;   to 3 daughters of William BARKER of Sheldon 40s. a peece;   to Dorothy EYLEE daughter of John EYLEE of Bakewell lately deceased £2;   "I leave Thirtie pounds to bee spent & bestowed of my funerall charges … and the over [pluss] of my funerall charges shall be given to the poore wandering people of the Countie";   to Grace the wief of Samuel NEALE, Abraham SHELDON of Bakewell, John LACILLS of Bakwell, [wid] BURTONs Doughter of Bakwell [????] the Vicaridge house, Robert LONKSON of Needham Grange… my god children 5s. a peece;   to Elizabeth [KYRKE] of [Cowersey] shee being my godchild 20s.;   to [Heater BERKLES], Parnell HUGO, John HARDING, William JONSON his sonns, & John SRIGLEY … my god ghildren 3s.4d. a peece "they demanding it of my execs";   to my cozen George ALLEN the blacksmith 20s.;   to Anne the wief of John HEATHCOTE of Bakewell 20s.;   to the poore people of Chappell in lefrith £6;   to the poore people in Bakewell Town £5, John HEATHCOATE of Bakewell "to derect (my execs) in distributing the moneys";   to the poore people in over Haddon £1-6-8, Rodger MILNOR & John MELLOR both of Over Haddon "destributing";   to the poore people in Yolgrave Towne & Alport 20s., John WHITTAKER and George HALLOWAY both of Yolgrave "disstributing";   to the poore people in Great Rowsley & Little Rowsley 13s.4d., Thomas GIBBON & John ASHBOURNE "destributing";   to the poorest people in Ashford towne 20s., Richard JONSON of Ashford "disstributing";   to the poorest people in Sheldon Towne 13s.4d., William BARKER & Rodger DALE both of Sheldon "disstributing";   to Alice wief of John ORRELL of Bakewell 20s.;   to Marie HAGE Servant to John ORRELL of Bakewell if shee bee John ORRELL's Servant at my decease 10s.;   to Thomas ALLEN of Pygreave my god child "Twoo bedsteads standing in my Twoo little Chambers & one bedstead standing in the Great Chamber over the house in Bakewell and one Cubbard standing in my said house in Bakewell where John ORRELL now liveth & one Table with Twoo Buffett Formes belonging to the same Table with its Frame And I desire these may be Heyreloomes at Pygreave[2] for ever".
Executors: Thomas ALLEN of Pyegreave,   & Humfrey MARSHALL of Coumbeshead, & to have all the rest to pay funerall charges, legacies, &c.
Witnesses: Tho: [GRAMER];   William [WILKENSON];   George HALLOWES.
Inventory: 7 Oct [15-Chas II] (£382-3-4) calls him Edward ALLEN, Gentleman.
Proved Feb 1663/4.
Note: [1] Redditch is about 20 miles SW of Sheldon co. Warwick, so there's a slight possibility of a link with the ALLENs living there.
[2] Pyegreave Farm is about 2 miles west of Dove Holes and the same south of Chapel en le Frith.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1664

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Newton Regis. (Ad)
granted to Erasmus ALLPORT of Newton Regis gent. (his brother)
Admons 6 Dec 1664 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1665

ALLPORT
DICKINSON
LEWIS
ALLPORT, William - of Wirley Magna. (Ad)
granted to ? Lewis, wife of Rowland LEWIS (his sister) and Wm DICKINSON.
Admons 1665 in the Peculiar Court at Lichfield.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1665

ALLEN
ALLEN, George - of Bakewell 1665.
names Elizabeth ALLEN his widow, and he is described as "late of Bakewell".
Inventory: 20 Jan 1664/5 … "in the shop Tongues hammer Files & other Working Toules" and "in the shop one paire of bellowes".
Probate 16 Apr 1665 only - no will.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1667

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Peter - of Lichfield, locksmith. (N)
my wife Mary ALLPORT.
Proved 1667 Lichfield ECC.   Val £45-15-8.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1670

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Cannock. (Ad)
granted to John ALLPORT of Bloxwich "generosa" (his father)
Admons 14 Oct 1670 in the Peculiar Court at Lichfield.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1670

ALLPORT
BARKER
ALLPORT, William the elder - of Bromley Hurst i/t/p Abbots Bromley co
Stafford, yeoman. my wife Elizabeth;   my sons Henry & William, my grandchild William ALLPORT;   my daughter Marjery, my sister Alice BARKER.
Witness: Thomas ALLPORT.
Proved 30 Dec 1670 Lichfield ECC.   Valuation £295.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1671

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Richard - of Cannock. (Ad)
granted to John ALLPORT of Cannock "generosus" (his son), his wife Alice his executrix being dead.
Admons 5 May 1671 in the Peculiar Court at Lichfield.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1672

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Edward - of Bitterscote. (Ad)
granted to William ALLPORT of Tamworth husbandman (his son)
Admons 4 May 1672 Lichfield ECC.   Valuation £64.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1672

ALLPORT
BARKER
PARKER
ALLPORT, Elizabeth the elder - of Bromley Hurst, Abbots Bromely.
my brother George BARKER;   my daughter Marjery PARKER;   William ALLPORT & Mary ALLPORT (children of my son Henry ALLPORT);   my cousin Thomas ALLPORT.
Proved 5 Aug 1672 Lichfield ECC.   Valuation £90.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1675

ALLPORT
SHEPPARD
ALLPORT, Mary - of Lichfield, widow.
my sister Anne SHEPPARD.
Proved 26 Sep 1675 Lichfield ECC.   Val £8-2-6.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1675

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Richard - late inhabit. of the Parsonage house at Baxterley co Warwick. (Ad)
granted to his widow Francisca ALLPORT of Baxterley,   with a nuncuptur will dated 30 Oct 1675.
Admons 20 Dec 1675 Lichfield ECC.   Valuation £107.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1677

ALLEYNE
ALLEYNE, widow of Thomas - of Tideswell.
Probate 1677 (no details)

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1677

ALLEYN
ALLEYNE
ALLIN
HODGKINSON
HOWE
SMITH
WARD
ALLEYN, Thomas - of Tideswell 1677, gent, 6 Sep 1675.
to my daughter Mary ALLEYN one … of ground lieinge att [Rottersomme Hall] which I purchased of my sonne SMITH … [4] acres;   to my 3 daughters Dorothy ALLEYN, Anne ALLEYN & Susanna ALLEYN £45 a piece;   to my sonne Edward ALLEYN all the land except that which I have bequeathed & given to my 4 daughters;   to my youngest daughter([…] called Rebecca ALLEYN) the summ of £50;   [all the rest] "unto Dorothy ALLEYN my lovinge wife … sole executrix".   (signed "Thomas ALLIN")
Witnesses: William HODGKINSON,   & John HOWE.
Inventory: 18 Jan 1676/7, signed by Edward ALLEYN,   Jo: ALLEYNE,   Edward ALLEYN senior.
Probate mentions education of Dorothy, Mary, Anne, Susanna, Rebecca, & Edward;   condition of probate to Dorothy ALLIN of Tideswell, widow & [Jacob] WARD of Tideswell, husbandman.
Probate at Bakewell 3 May 1677 to Dorothy ALLIN.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1678

ALLPORT
PRETTY
ALLPORT, Richard - of Elmhurst, yeoman.
my wife Ann ALLPORT, my sons Peter & Richard;   my loving neighbour Robert PRETTY;   my grandchild and godson Peter ALLPORT son of Rich. ALLPORT.
Proved 20 May 1678 Lichfield ECC.   Val £30-14-4.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1679

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Rowland jun - of Tettenhall.
all to his wife Mary.
Proved 21 Feb 1679 Lichfield ECC.   Val. £38-13-6.

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1680

AUSTIN
AUSTIN, Henry - of Long Eaton, 1680. (I)
His purse and apparel were worth £0-6-4. The contents of House, Parlour, Pott House, and Milk House (all the Ticknall Ware £0-1-6) + two beasts and four sheep, amounted to £5-19-4. He had debts of £2-17-0.

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1681

ALLPORT
BURT
GORTON
HARRIS
MILNE
MILNER
ALLPORT, Ann - widow of Richard ALLPORT lately deceased.
to my eldest son James MILNE - £10 which is in the hands of my brother Edward BURT;   my son John MILNER, my youngest daughter Ellenor MILNER;   my brother in law Willm HARRIS of Lichfield;   my brother in law James MILNER living in Wales;   my son in law Richard ALLPORT;   my two daughters Marget & Ellen;   my son in law Wm GORTON.
Proved 17 Sep 1681 Lichfield ECC.   Val £21-18-0.

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1681

ALLPORT
HEVENINGHAM
ALLPORT, Katherine - of Newton Regis widow.
my grand-daughter Katherine ALLPORT,   my grandchildren Thomas, Erasmus, Benjamin & Christopher, sons of my son Erasmus ALLPORT;   my grand daughter Dorothy HEVENINGHAM.
Proved 6 Nov 1681 Lichfield ECC.   Valuation £29-16-0.

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1681

ALLEN
ALLIN
BALE
BALS
BLACKWALL
BLACWALL
LOW
PEMSTON
WRIGHT
ALLIN, Elizabeth - of Ashford, widow, 23 Jul 1680.
to be buried in the churchyard of Ashford neare William LOW;   to Elizabeth BALE [or possibly BALS] my daughter;   to Mary ALLIN;   to Sara BLACKWALL my sister;   to Mary WRIGHT;   unto Elizabeth LOW;   unto Will LOW junior;   to Mary LOW his sister;   unto Will LOW seneor;   Robert ALLIN her son [not clear who "her" is];   to Elizabeth [PEMSTON] junior… of Pilsley;   to [Samewell] WRIGHT;   [rest] "unto Thomas BLACWALL of Great Longston", he also exec.
Witnesses: Sam WRIGHT junior,   & Sam WRIGHT.
Probate granted at Bakewell 22 Nov 1681 to Thomas BLACKWALL.
Note: Ashford PR (my transcript) starts 6 or 7 years after this will, but it is notable for an almost total lack of any ALLEN entries.

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1682

ALLEYN
ALLEYNE
CRESWELL
HYDE
STATHAM
ALLEYNE, Dorothy - of Tideswell, widow, 30 Mar 1682.
children Mary, Dorothy, Anne, Susanna, & Rebecca;   my sonne Edward "be guided by my daughter Mary till he shall attain his age";   daughter Mary exec.
Witnesses: Jo: ALLEYNE,   Edward ALLEYN,   & Tho: STATHAM.
Inventory by: Wm HYDE,   Edward CRESWELL,   & Edward ALLEYN.
Probate granted at Bakewell 26 May 1682 to Maria ALLEYNE.

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1684

ABBUT
ABBUTT
HEBBERD
ABBUTT, Thomas - of Long Eaton, wheelwright, 1684.
son Thomas ABBUT of Spondon, wheelwright;   daughter Mary HEBBERD;   daughter Elizabeth ABBUT;   wife Anne.
Inventory: Value £31-07-02.

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1684

ALLPORT
CROWLEY
ALLPORT, Humfrey - of Birmingham. (Ad)
granted to Ann CROWLEY (his grand daughter)
Admons 6 Oct 1684 Lichfield ECC.

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1686

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, John senior - of Bloxwich. (Ad)
granted to Elizabeth ALLPORT of Bloxwich (his widow)
Admons 8 Mar 1685/6 Lichfield ECC.   Val. £22.

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1687

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Richard - of Stafford. (Ad)
granted to Maria ALLPORT of Stafford (his widow)
Admons 31 Jan 1686/7 Lichfield ECC.

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1687

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, John - of Sutton Coldfield. (Ad)
granted to William ALLPORT of Sutton Coldfield yeoman (father of Dorothy ALLPORT), to the only use of Dorothy dau of sd Wm ALLPORT & grandchild of John ALLPORT, pursuant to deed of gift.
Admons 8 Jul 1687 Lichfield ECC.

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1695

ALLEYN
BAGSHAW
BALGEY
BIRCHIAHOUGH
BLAND
BOOTH
BRIGLEG
CANTRELL
CANTRILL
EYRE
FLEETWOOD
FOLJAMBE
FOWER
FREEMAN
GORMAN
HUDSON
LONGSDEN
MELLOR
MIDDLETON
MIDLETON
NEEDHAM
OLDFIELD
STEETLY
SWIFT
THORNHILL
WHITEHALL
WILD
ALLEYN, Edward - (of Tideswell according to index), gentleman, 20 Aug 1694.
unto my lovinge neeces Ann STEETLY & Sarah BALGEY a mortgage I have on some land at Aston… which Mr Henry BALGEY owed mee;   their sisters Mary BOOTH & Jane FOLJAMBE;   my lovinge neece Mrs Mary FLEETWOOD … all the land and houses that formerly belonged to my brother Robert ALLEYN [deceased];   "…pay her (Mary FLEETWOOD's) mother Ellin ALLEYN … in lew of her joynture";   the said Mary FLEETWOOD shall pay her sister Ann ALLEYN;   the said Mary FLEETWOOD … shall pay … my nephew John ALLEYN;   my neece Agnes FREEMAN;   her (Agnes FREEMAN's) two children Elizabeth & Robert FREEMAN;   to Rowland EYRE of Hassapp;   to my nephew John ALLEYN [same as above, or another one?];   to William THORNHILL & [James BRIGLEG];   "I give Thomas [HUDSONs sonne], John BLANDs sonne Elizabeth OLDFIELD (sic), Elizabeth [GORMAN], Elizabeth NEEDHAM, & John WILD, each of them 10s";   "I give to Henry [FOWER], Thomas [BIRCHIAHOUGH], Richard [MIDLETON], each of them 40s";   to my […] Ralph [CANTRILL];   [Mr ……] WHITEHALL, Edward ALLEYN, John ALLEYN & Richard ALLEYN, each of them a pair of gloves;   to Charles SWIFT twenty pounds;   to his (Charles SWIFT's) mother [Millecent] SWIFT;   to the poor Roman Catholics of Hathersidge parish;   my neeces Mary FLEETWOOD, Ann ALLEYN, & Agnes FLEETWOOD;   "…appoint Rowland EYRE of Hassopp [Esq], my nephew John ALLEYN, gentleman & my [… …] Gilbert SWIFT my executors".
Witnesses: Ralphe CANTRELL,   Thomas MELLOR,   & Margret MELLOR.
Inventory by: John BAGSHAW,   Eliza MIDDLETON,   & Wm LONGSDEN.
Probate granted at Bakewell 29 Apr 1695 to Rowland EYRE & John ALLEYN.

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1699

ALLPORT
STOLLGER
STOLLYER
ALLPORT, William - of Shenstoke co Warwick, husbandman & yeoman. (Ad)
granted to Wm STOLLYER (his son in law) pursuant to a deed of gift dated 25 Nov 1697 whereby STOLLYER (STOLLGER?) agrees to forward for Wm ALLPORT & Alice his wife for life.
Admons 1699 Lichfield ECC.

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1699

ALLPORT
TAVERNOR
TOMPSON
ALLPORT, Erasmus - of Kings Newton co. Warwick, 7 Nov 1695.
my wife, my 3 children Erasmus, Benjamin, & Joseph,   my daughter Catherine + her 3 children. my father (Bull?), my brother (Toon?).
Executor: my eldest son Thomas ALLPORT.
Overseers: my son Thomas TOMPSON &   my cousin Thomas (TAVERNOR?).
Inventory taken 1 Jul 1699 Sum £154.17.0. Proved at Lichfield 27 Oct 1699.

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1699

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Richard - of Coleshill co Warwick, dyer.
my wife Ann ALLPORT, my sons John & Thomas ALLPORT.
Proved 27 Oct 1699 Lichfield ECC.   Val £26-15-6.

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1700

ALLEN
BEALOT
MARSHALL
VERNON
ALLEN, Thomas - of Pyegreave i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 1700.
Probate names George ALLEN de Pyegreave, yeoman,   Thomas MARSHALL yeoman,   & Henry VERNON.
Inventory: 11 Apr 1700 - of "late deceased Thomas ALLEN of Pyegreave in ye parrish of Chapel in le Frith…, yeoman" - by Thomas MARSHALL,   Anthony BEALOT,   Henry MARSHALL,   & {latin} Georgio ALLEN filio natali" - son.

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1703

ANDREW
BAYLIFFE
BRADBURY
CARRINGTON
CRESWILL
GODDARD
KIRKE
MARSHALL
PURSLOVE
SHORE
WARD
ANDREW, Ralph, of Southhead in Chinley, parish of Glossop, 21 Feb 1702/3.
Beneficiaries: brother John ANDREW of Lane Side,   Ralph ANDREW son to brother John,   Elizabeth ANDREW daughter to brother John,   brother William ANDREW*,   John KIRKE of [Crodinlee] Booth,   Nicholas CRESWILL of Grinsbrooke Booth in Edale,   sister Hannah PURSLOVE and her child, brother in law Robert PURSLOVE,   Mary BRADBURY the elder of the Stubbs,   Ann SHORE now living with Ottowell KIRKE in Heafield,   Mary CARRINGTON of White know and lastly Elizabeth BAYLIFFE of Heafield.
Witnesses: Thomas GODDARD &   Humfrey MARSHALL.
Appraisers of Inventory: William CARRINGTON,   George WARD & Anthony WARD, 10 Apr 1703, and valued @ £59-19-2.
Probate granted in Chesterfield 14 Apr 1703.

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1704

ANDREW
BAILEY
BRADBURY
BUCKLEY
CARRINGTON
MOSELEY
WATERHOUSE
WHITLE
ANDREW, William, of Chinley in Mainstonefield, parish of Glossop, 22 Dec 1703.
Beneficiaries: brother John ANDREW* &   Mary BRADBURY of Stubbs in the parish of Glossop, spinster.
Executor: brother John ANDREW.
Assistant: kinsman Edmund BUCKLEY of Aspinshawe in the parish of Glossop.
Witnesses: Barnabas BAILEY,   Ann WHITLE &   John WATERHOUSE.
Appraisers of Inventory: John WATERHOUSE,   Edm. BUCKLEY,   William CARRINGTON,   Francis MOSELEY &   William CARRINGTON Jun. 30 Dec 1703 and valued @ £127-5-0.
Probate granted 19 Apr 1704 in Chesterfield.

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1705

ALLEN
ALLEN, John - of the parish of Sheldon, co. Warwick, 1705.
Wrong Sheldon: no further details transcribed but retained for information.

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1705

ALLSOP
ALSOP
DAMME
EASTWOOD
HEATHCOTT
MARSDEN
NICHOLS
RAGGE
SLATER
ALSOP, Henry - of Baslow, husbandman, 10 Mar 1704/5.
Beneficiaries: daughter Sarah the wife of John SLATER (of Elton);   daughters Rachel, Ruth, Elizabeth and Anne;   sons Henry, William, Thomas and Nathan;   wife Anne (née EASTWOOD).
Signed: Hennry ALLSOP.
Witnesses: Joseph NICHOLS(sg),   Godfrey MARSDEN(sg),   John RAGGE(sg).
Appraisers: Edwd HEATHCOTT(sg),   Alexander DAMME(sg),   Wm EASTWOOD, 26 Jun 1705. Value £12 9s 4d.

 

1706

ALLEN
CASTLE
ALLEN, Robert - of Youlgreave, 1706.
Probate granted Apr 1706 to Mary CASTLE als  ALLEN, wife of … William CASTLE.

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1708

ALLEN
KYRKE
ALLEN, George - of Pyegreave i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 1708.
all Messuages, &c., "within the Chappell parish" + Goods, &c. to my son Thomas ALLEN & his heirs forever;   he to pay his sister Ann ALLEN £120 + one paire of Bedsteads with good bedding" + [the same bequest] to Sarah ALLEN, Elizabeth ALLEN, Mary ALLEN, & Grace ALLEN;   my sonn Thomas ALLEN pay to each of his sisters £6 p.a. until they marry or at 21;   if he "dye before hee come to ye age of one & twenty yeares" my Messuages […etc] to be equally divided amongst my daughters his sisters;   to George KYRKE of Coat Banck £5.
Executors: Thomas ALLEN (my son), & my kinsman George KYRKE (my kinsman)
Inventory: 25 Feb 1708 - calls him George ALLEN, Yeoman, of the Pyegreave.
Probate at Bakewell May 1708 mentions education of Elizabeth, Mary, & Grace.

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1708

ALLPORT
BRADFORD
ALLPORT, William - of Bitterscote, yeoman.
to my daughter Mary - £70, to my daughter Elizabeth - £50, to my son Edward - £40,to my wife Ann - my house in Tamworth in possession of Edwd BRADFORD to be sold to pay the legallis;   lease of lands & all goods to his wife Ann for life then to my son William & his heirs for ever.
Proved 9 Nov 1708 Lichfield ECC.   Val £80.

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1709

ALLEN
ALLEN, Isaac (Senior) - of Sheldon, co. Warwick, 1709.
Wrong Sheldon: no further details transcribed but retained for information.

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1709

ALLEN
ALLEN, James - of Wirksworth, 9 Nov 1683. (very hard to read)
my lovinge wife [un-named];   my sonne William ALLEN.
Probate granted 29 Apr 1709.

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1710

ALLPORT
TOMPSON
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Newton in the Thistles co Warwick gentleman.
to my brother Joseph ALLPORT - £200 & £100 left him by my father,   my brother Benjamin,   to Ann dau of Thomas and Katherine TOMPSON - £5.
Witness: Elizabeth ALLPORT.
Proved 17 Jun 1710 Lichfield ECC.   Val £300.

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1711

ALLEN
HILL
TORR
ALLEN, Ann - of Tideswell, spinster, 1709.
everything to "my well beloved brother Edward ALLEN of Tideswell … gent".
Witnesses: Job HILL,   & Robert TORR.
Probate 1711.

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1711

ALLEN
GILL
HOOR
ALLEN, John - of Darley, 1711.
Inventory: 26 Mar 1711 by John GILL,   & Peter [H]OOR.
Probate granted at Chesterfield 3 Oct 1711 to "Eliza ALLEN, widowe".

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1712

ALLEN
ASHTON
GELL
GREATOREX
HODGKINSON
ALLEN, Thomas - of Wirksworth, 19 Apr 1712.
my loving wife Jane ALLEN;   my bros John Anthony & Robert & my sister Mary.
Witnesses: Thomas GELL,   Thomas ASHTON,   [… Marks],   & [Thos …….]
Inventory: 30 Apr 1712 by Js GREATOREX,   Jos HODGKINSON,   & Wi GREATOREX.

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1713

ALLEN
BEALOT
KIRK
KYRKE
TURNER
ALLEN, Thomas - of Pyegreave i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 1713.
"Thomas ALLEN late of the parish in le Frith";   probate to Anna ALLEN de Pygreave in psh de Chappell in Le Frith, … Samuel KIRK de Bugsworth in psh Glossop … Husbandman,   & [Ricum TURNER] de Brushfield in psh Bakewell… husbandman.
Inventory: 30 Jun 1713 of "late deceased Thomas ALLEN of Pygreave in ye parrish of Chappel in le Frith…, yeoman" by Tho: KYRKE,   Richard TURNER,   & Anthony BEALOT.

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1713

ANDREW
DRABBLE
SORBY
SOREBY
ANDREW, William - of Great Hucklow, i/t/p Hope, miner, died intestate.
Granted to his widow Maria (Mary) whose mark is k shaped,   James SORBY of ffoolow miner (sg) and Benjamin ANDREW of Hucklow miner (sg 'Baniamin Andrew')
Inventory by: James SOREBY and ffrancis DRABBLE, 25 Mar 1713. Value: 9-17-6d, of farming/household items.
Probate Jul 1713 at Bakewell.

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1714

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Bromley Hurst, yeoman.
my father Henry ALLPORT of Bromley Hurst house at Uttoxeter lately purchased by William ALLPORT lately deceased, to my mother Elizabeth ALLPORT all my estate in Bromley for life of herself and my father then to my oldest son Henry ALLPORT £300, to my son Thomas ALLPORT £100, to my 3 brothers Thomas £50, Edward £50, John £10, and to his (John's) two sons Henry & James £5 cash with £30 given me by my Uncle William ALLPORT late deceased;   my wife Sarah ALLPORT.
Proved 28 Aug 1714 Lichfield ECC.

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1715

ALLEN
BEARDSLEY
BROWN
ENGLAND
HOLMES
ALLEN, John - of Wirksworth, Husbandman, 14 Nov 1714.
my son Thomas ALLEN;   my daughter Elizabeth BROWN;   my son John ALLEN;   William HOLMES;   my brother George ALLENs children.
Witnesses: George ALLEN,   Alce BEARDSLEY,   & Thomas ENGLAND.
Probate granted Apr 1715 to John ALLEN & George ALLEN.

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1716

ALLPORT
ENSOR
ALLPORT, Benjamin - of Newton Regis, gent.
to my wife - £12 per annum & goods to the poor of Newton - 20/;   residue of seal and personal estate to my brother Joseph ALLPORT.
Witness: Henry ENSOR.
Proved 25 Aug 1716 Lichfield ECC.

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1717

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Bromley Hurst, 1717.
Cannot be found at Lichfield.

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1717

ALLPORT
BEARN
ALLPORT, Henry - of Bromley Hurst living now i/t/p Uttoxeter, yeoman.
to my wife Elizabeth ALLPORT - all my goods to my said wife my house in Uttoxeter purchased by William ALLPORT deceased and Mr Henry BEARN to discharge the mortgage of £200;   my sons Thomas John & Edward.
Proved 14 Apr 1717 Lichfield ECC.   Val £16-19-6.

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1717

ALLPORT
MINTON
SALT
ALLPORT, John - of Littlechales i/t/p Sheriffhales co Salop, gent.
my wife Elizabeth ALLPORT;   my children William, Dorothy & Anne.
Executors: Elizabeth ALLPORT, Wm MINTON?   & Francis SALT of Littleshall lodge, gent.
Proved 16 Apr 1717 Lichfield ECC.   Val £322-7-0.

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1717

ALLEN
GILL
GODBOOR
GOLDBON
PIZON
ROONS
ALLEN, George - of Alderwashley i/t/p Wirksworth, husbandman, 18 Nov 1716.
my daughter Anne ALLEN;   my daughter Elizabeth ALLEN;   my daughter Katherine ALLEN;   my son James ALLEN;   my son James ALLEN, & my beloved wife Elizabeth ALLEN to be "fully sole executors".
Witnesses: John [ROONS],   Edmund [GODBOOR],   & [Anth: GILL]
Inventory: 19 Dec 1716 by Mikel [PIZON],   & Edmund [GOLDBON]
Probate granted 26 Apr 1717 to James ALLEN & Elizabeth ALLEN.

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1717

ALLPORT
BOND
SHAKESHAFT
ALLPORT, Jonathon - of Lichfield, taylor, 22 Sep 1711.
my daughters Sarah ALLPORT &   Dorothy BOND;   my son in law Robert SHAKESHAFT?  
Proved 18 Dec 1717 Lichfield ECC by Sarah ALLPORT & Rob SHAKESHAFT.

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1719

ANDREW
BOCKING
EYRE
HALLOM
HARRISON
PEARSON
WOOD
ANDREW, Jeremiah - of Hope, linen weaver.
daughter Anne (wife of Charles WOOD),   daughter Ellen (wife of Robert EYRE),   daughter Jane (wife of John PEARSON) - all 10/-, Jane's paid 1 year later;   son John - the younger horse, 1/2 of looms and gear;   daughter Sarah - two cows, one at Thomas HALLOMs of Aston,   daughters Mary and Martha - both one cow;   daughter-in-law Jone {Joan?} of Sheffield and her son Joseph - 1/-.
Sole Executor: wife Ellen, and to have all the rest of his possessions.
Inventory by: Thomas HARRISON and Christopher BOCKING, 22 Mar 1719. Value: 25-1-8d.
Probate 28 Aug 1719.

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1721

ALLEN
ALLIN
BAGSHAW
BAGSHAWE
CADMAN
NOWMAN
STALEY
STALLEY
ALLIN, John - of Winster, miner, 19 Nov 1720.
my loving wife Elizabeth ALLIN (& sole executrix);   "my too suns" John ALLIN and Thomas ALLIN.
Witnesses: Steephen STALLEY Sen,   Francis STALEY,   & [Henstop] BAGSHAW.
Inventory: 30 Nov 1720 by John CADMAN,   Tethro [NOWMAN],   & Christopher BAGSHAWE.
Probate granted 20 Apr 1721 to Elizabeth ALLEN.

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1721

ALLPORT
MOORE
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Walsall.
to my brother in law Joseph MOORE - 10/ out of £10 left me by my brother Joseph ALLPORT deceased;   my uncle John ALLPORT;   my grandfather Edward;   my three cousins Mary ALLPORT, Thomas ALLPORT & Ann ALLPORT.
Proved 3 Jun 1721 Lichfield ECC.

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1724

ALLEYNE
BARBER
COOTAM
MELLOR
MIDDLETON
WOODROOFE
ALLEYNE, Edward - of Tideswell, gent, 1724.
my nephew Edward MIDDLETON son to my sister Dorothy MIDDLETON (& executor);   my nephew Robert MIDDLETON son of my sister Dorothy MIDDLETON;   to John BARBER son of John BARBER of Tideswell;   Thomas MELLOR my cozen (& executor)
Witnesses: John BARBER,   [Walter COOTAM],   Thomas WOODROOFE,   & Thomas MELLOR.
Inventory by: John BARBER,   & Thomas MELLOR.
Probate granted at Bakewell 3 Jun 1724 to Edward MIDDLETON & Thomas MELLOR.

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1725

ALLPORT
JOBBER
WALTERS
ALLPORT, Richard - of Elmhurst, yeoman.
my 5 grandchildren John JOBBER, Edwin? JOBBER, Peter JOBBER, Mary JOBBER,   Sarah JOBBER;   my own daughter Ann and her daughter Sarah;   my daughter Margaret WALTERS 4 children John, James, Rowland & Ann;   my grandson Richard ALLPORT, my son Peter ALLPORT.
Proved 4 Dec 1725 Lichfield ECC.   Val £23-12-6.

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1726

ALLPORT
MOORE
ALLPORT, Edward - of Handsworth, nailor.
my son John ALLPORT;   my daughter Sarah wife of William MOORE;   my sons Edward ALLPORT & Jeremiah ALLPORT.
Proved 8 Feb 1726 Lichfield ECC.

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1726

ALLEIN
ALLEN
ALLEYNE
BENNETT
BOWDEN
CHADWICK
CRESSWELL
ECCLES
EYRE
FLEETWOOD
FREEMAN
HAGUE
HOW
JACKSON
JOHNSON
KIRKE
MAXFIELD
MELLOR
MICOCK
NALL
NEEDOM
SHRIGLEY
STATHAM
STRELLEY
SWANN
THORNHILL
TORR
WESSON
ALLEYNE, John - of Wheston, Tideswell, gent, 22 Dec 1724.
to be … intered under my seat or pew in Tideswell church;   [property] … purchased from Mr Rowland FLEETWOOD in the name of my cousin Thomas STATHAM late of Tideswell, gent, deceased;   John BOWDEN the younger, eldest son and heir of my nephew John BOWDEN of Beighton Fields co. Derby, gent;   Rob: FREEMAN, of Grays Inn, London, gent, son of my cousin Agnes FREEMAN;   the right heir of me, the said John ALLEYNE [but he hasn't been "said"!];   my cousin Will SHRIGLEY;   my cousin Anne ALLEYNE daughter of my uncle Rob ALLEN deceased;   her (Anne ALLEYNE's) sister Agnes FREEMAN, widow;   my cousin Elizabeth [MAXFIELD] daughter to the said Agnes FREEMAN;   my trusty friends Rowland EYRE of Hassop Esq, George THORNHILL of Hargate Wall …and Henry KIRKE of Eaves near Chappell in Le Frith;   mortgage formerley made to me of Rich MICOCK's tenement in Tideswell;   to my cousin John ALLEYNE of Loughborrow & to his sister [WESSON] at Mackworth;   my cousin Richard ALLEIN son to Richard ALLEIN of the same [of Loughborough?];   my goddaughter, the daughter of Rob CHADWICK of Rotherham;   Mary ECCLES the daughter of Mr Sam ECCLES of Tideswell;   my cousin Jane [STRELLEY];   to Mrs Catherine HAGUE;   to Sam JOHNSON of Monyash dale;   my servant… Anne JACKSON daughter of Will JACKSON;   to Ann BENNETT ye wife of Will BENNETT …paid out of Ellis HOW's farm… at Whetstone;   the said Anne NEEDOM" [except she isn't "said" anywhere!];   Will JACKSON my tennant;   the poor of Whetstone;   the poor of Tideswell;   Mr Sam ECCLES of Tideswell, gent …and his family… sit in my seat or pew in Tideswell Church;   John BOWDEN my nephew's son full and sole exec;   my brother Henry BOWDEN and my … friends Rowland EYRE of Hassop &   Thomas EYRE his son Esq, and Sam ECCLES of Tideswell, gent, "to be joynt assistants to my said executor during his minority".
Witnesses: Tho MELLOR,   Hen JACKSON,   Martha MELLOR,   Will NALL;  
Also Mentioned: "a rent charge…out of Jervis TORR's lands".
Affidavits dated 7 Sep 1726 each signed by the one of the witnesses, testify that this is a true will and relist the other witnesses as above.
Inventory: 27 Sep 1726 by Tho MELLOR,   Rich SWANN,   & Tho [CRESSWELL]
Condition on John BOWDEN the elder during the minority of John BOWDEN, dated Sep 1726, signed by John BOWDEN and Henry BOWDEN.

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1728

ALLEN
ALLEN, Isaac (Junior) - of Sheldon, co. Warwick, 1728.
statement by "we Anne ALLEN, Samuel ALLEN & Thomas ALLEN natural & lawful Children of Isaac ALLEN Junior, late of the parish of Sheldon…" Wrong Sheldon: no further details transcribed but retained for information.

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1729

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Peter - of Stichbrook. (Ad)
granted to Anna ALLPORT of Stichbrook, widow.
Admons 4 Jul 1729 Lichfield ECC.

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1729

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, John - of Perry Barr.
my wife Ann ALLPORT for bringing up children.
Proved 29 Aug 1729 Lichfield ECC.

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1729

ALLEYNE
FREEMAN
SHRIGLEY
ALLEYNE, Ann - of Tideswell, 1729.
Condition to Agnes FREEMAN of Wheston & Robert FREEMAN of Whetson states "Agnes FREEMAN, sister … of Ann ALLEYNE late of Wheston … spinster".   Signed by Agnes & Robert FREEMAN.
Inventory: 14 Jan 1729 by R FREEMAN,   & William SHRIGLEY
Probate granted at Bakewell 17 Oct 1729 to Agnes FREEMAN widow - no will.

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1732

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Jacob - of Birmingham, bladeforger.
my son Joseph;   my brother William and his 3 children Mary, Elizabeth & Sarah.
Proved 22 Jul 1732 Lichfield ECC.

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1734

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Ann - of Perry Barr Handsworth.
to my daughter Mary ALLPORT - £5 given her by her grandfather Edward ALLPORT;   to my sons Thomas ALLPORT & to my daughters Mary & Anne ALLPORT - 30/ each left them by their kinsman Thomas ALLPORT;   the residue to Jeremiah ALLPORT & others to uses of the will of my late husband husband John ALLPORT for bringing up younger children.
Proved 29 Aug 1734 Lichfield ECC.

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1735

ANDREW
BAGSHAW
BEECH
BENNETT
DAKIN
MOOR
POYNTON
ROGERS
SMITH
ANDREW, Benjamin - of Little Hucklow, miner, 3 Dec 1734.
family: wife Elizabeth - half (the) farm while (she remains) a widow,   daughter Mary BAGSHAW, son[-in-law?] Thomas BAGSHAW - croft called The Shard Yard;   gr/son Benjamin BAGSHAW - the house in Little Hucklow occupied by Oliver ROGERS;   daughter Elizabeth BENNETT;   gr/son Sam BENNETT - house at Tideswell bought from widow DAKIN;   gr/d Ann MOOR - 6 ewes;   wife Elizabeth to be paid £2-10-0d p.a. by Mary and Elizabeth on Lady Day and Michaelmas.
Witnesses: Robert POYNTON,   William BEECH.
Inventory by: George BAGSHAW jnr, Robert BAGSHAW, Rowland SMITH, 9 Sep 1735. Value £193-17-0d.
Date of Probate not known.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1735

ALLPORT
CANE
CAVE
FLETCHER
GODDARD
PILKINGTON
ROWES
SCATTERGOODS
ALLPORT, Isabel - of Cannock, spinster.
my cousins Elizabeth GODDARD,   SCATTERGOODS,   (Mavis?) PILKINGTON, Margaret ROWES and Nathanael CAVE (or CANE) of Wolverhampton;   the residue to her servant ? FLETCHER.
Proved 5 Dec 1735 Lichfield ECC.
The seal has the arms of ALLPORT with a canton in the dexter? chief. (D7C)

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1738

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Abbots Bromley bachelor. (Ad)
granted to his nephew James ALLPORT of Abbots Bromley, ropemaker.
Admons 25 Apr 1738 Lichfield ECC.   Val £20.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1738

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, John - of Lichfield. (Ad)
granted to John ALLPORT of Lichfield, tailor.
Admons 12 Dec 1738 in the Peculiar Court at Lichfield.    Val £7.10.10.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1740

ASHTON
BARNES
HADFIELD
HIGENBOTTAM
HIGENBOTTOM
LINGARD
MOULT
ASHTON, Joseph, yeoman of Chinley, 1740.
wife Anne;   sons Joseph*, Benjamin, James*;   grandchildren Ann, John, Mary, James, William,   Betty children of son Benjamin;   Hana, Ann, Ester, Jose, James, Elizabeth children of son Joseph.
Witnesses: John LINGARD,   Ge{orge} HIGENBOTTOM,   Ellen BARNES.
Appraisers of Inventory: John MOULT,   Joseph HADFIELD,   Ge{orge} HIGENBOTTAM;   Value: £90-2-3.

Contact: Marion B Wilkinson

 

1741

ASHTON
CARRINGTON
GODARD
GREAVES
HORRACKS
OATES
PURSLOE
SLACK
WARD
ASHTON, Edward, yeoman of Brownside in Glossop parish, written 18 Jan 1702, proved 1741.
brother John ASHTON;   sisters Mary SLACK,   Elisabeth PURSLOE*;   godson Henry WARD;   brother in law Joshua HORRACKS [deceased];   brother in law's children Eleanor HORRACKS, John HORRACKS,   Ann HORRACKS.
Witnesses: George WARD,   James GODARD,   William CARRINGTON.
Probate granted to Mary OATES otherwise SLACK otherwise ASHTON of Edale sister and next of kin. Elisabeth PURSLOE otherwise GREAVES widow died before the testator.

Contact: Marion B Wilkinson

 

1748

ASHTON
BROMELEY
ASHTON, Benjamin, yeoman of Charlesworth in Glossop parish, 1748. (Ad)
granted to Jane ASHTON widow and relict.
Appraisers of Inventory: John BROMELEY,   James ASHTON;   Value: £56.0.0.

Contact: Marion B Wilkinson

 

1750

ASHTON
BAGSHAW
BENNETT
BUXTON
HADFIELD
JAMES
ASHTON, Joseph, of Chapel en le Frith, 1750. (Ad)
granted to Elizabeth ASHTON of Chapel en le Frith widow and relict.
Bond: in names of Elizabeth ASHTON,   Charles HADFIELD yeoman of Chapel en le Frith,   John BUXTON shoemaker of Bakewell.
Appraisers of Inventory: Robert BAGSHAW,   William JAMES,   Edward BENNETT.

Contact: Marion B Wilkinson

 

1754

ASHTON
LEESE
PICKFORD
ASHTON, Grace, widow of Chapel en le Frith, 1754.
grandsons Joseph ASHTON, Benjamin ASHTON, John ASHTON;   granddaughter Elizabeth ASHTON;   daughter Grace ASHTON.
Executor: friend Cornelius PICKFORD.
Witnesses: Nathan PICKFORD,   Mary LEESE,   Martha PICKFORD.

Contact: Marion B Wilkinson

 

1763

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Elizabeth - of Comberford Tamworth. (Ad)
granted to William ALLPORT (her husband)
Admons 25 Nov 1763 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1764

ASHTON
BOOTH
BRAY
ELLIOT
ASHTON, George, Chapel en le Frith, 1764.
brother Ellis ASHTON;   sister Ann ASHTON;   sons William ASHTON, Joseph ASHTON, George ASHTON.
Executor: Ellis ASHTON, brother, of Hope.
Witnesses: Joseph BRAY,   Joseph BOOTH,   George ELLIOT.

Contact: Marion B Wilkinson

 

1772

ANDREW
HALLOM
HILL
MIDDLETON
PICKFORD
ANDREW, Margaret - of Bradwell, singlewoman, 11 Apr 1772.
sister Mary HALLOM, widow - her 1/12 share of the mine at Moss Rake known as Andrews Grove;   sister Ann (wife of Thomas MIDDLETON);   Ann & Mary to share her clothes, Mary the household goods.
Executor: Thomas MIDDLETON.
Witnesses: Thos PICKFORD,   William HILL,   Thomas HALLOM.
Probate 30 Apr 1772.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1776

ASHTON
BARNES
BENNET
BENNETT
BRAMWELL
BYRON
CLA{SS}
EYAM
LOMAS
LOW
MELLOR
MOULT
NALL
ROBINSON
WINTERBOTHAM
WRIGHT
ASHTON, Martha, formerly MOULT, widow of Chapel en le Frith, written 1766, proved 1776.
Beneficiaries: John EYAM, George EYAM,   Thomas WRIGHT, Robert WRIGHT,   Mary WINTERBOTHAM,   Elizabeth NALL,   Martha WRIGHT,   George MELLOR, William MELLOR, James MELLOR, John MELLOR,   Mary CLA{SS},   Mary MELLOR,   Mary LOW, Ann LOW,   Alice BARNES,   Edward BENNETT surgeon.
Executors: Reverend John BYRON,   Edward BENNET.
Witnesses: Josiah ROBINSON,   Peter BRAMWELL,   Peggy LOMAS.
Admin. granted to John WINTERBOTHAM of the Peak, one of the next of kin

Contact: Marion B Wilkinson

 

1776

ALLPORT
SYMONDS
WARD
WATTERSEN
ALLPORT, Erasmus - of Birmingham, button maker.
to such of the children of my 4 sisters, Elizabeth wife of ? of London, Kitty wife of William WATTERSEN of Tamworth butcher, Jane wife of ? of London, & Frances wife of Nicholas WARD of Nelson co Leicester, ropemaker;   my late uncle Joshua SYMONDS;   the daughters of my said sisters.
Proved 16 Nov 1776 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1781

ANDREW
ANDREW, George - of Smalldale, Hope, miner, widower. (Ad)
Died Intestate. Admin. 16 Oct 1781 to son George.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1784

ALLPORT
BAILEY
ALLPORT, William - of Comberford, yeoman.
to my daughter Mary - £250, to my daughter Ann wife of Joshua BAILEY of Tamworth curier - £50, to my son Richard ALLPORT - £300, to my son William ALLPORT - the residue, my wife Catherine ALLPORT.
Proved 20 Nov 1784 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1788

ASHMORE
ASHTON
BRADDOCK
ELIOT
MIDDLETON
WATERHOUSE
ASHTON, Joseph, farmer of Hope, 1788.
wife Alice ASHTON;   dau Sarah ASHTON;   niece Mary wife of Thomas BRADDOCK.
Beneficiaries: John ELIOT jnr of Aston in Hope parish and his daughter Betty.
Executors: John ASHMORE of Hayfield Head in Hope parish,   Robert MIDDLETON of Brough in Hope parish.
Witnessses: John WATERHOUSE, William WATERHOUSE,   Robert ELIOT.

Contact: Marion B Wilkinson

 

1792

ASHTON
ASHTON, Henry, yeoman of Ludworth Glossop parish, 1792. (Ad)
granted to Elizabeth ASHTON widow and relict.
Bond: in the names of Elizabeth ASHTON widow of Glossop,   Robert ASHTON of Glass House {Fort} Lancashire.

Contact: Marion B Wilkinson

 

1792

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Elizabeth alias "WRIGHT" - of Lichfield, 1792.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1792

ALLEN
ALLEN, Hannah - of Longnor, Staffs, 1791 & 1792.
concerned property which Hannah owned at Horwich/Horidge in the peculiar of Hartington;   probate granted 15 Oct 1791 at Hartington to George ALLEN of Longnor labourer, her widower;   2nd probate granted 19 Jun 1792 at Lichfield again to George ALLEN labourer, of Longnor, her widower.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1796

ALLPORT
CALKIN
GRIFFIS
JONES
LANGFORD
ALLPORT, Dorothy - late of Aston co Salop but now of Woodgreen i/t/p
Wednesbury co Stafford, spinster. to my nephew James ALLPORT son of my brother William ALLPORT - £300 in trust to pay the interest to my brother William for life & then to pay the principal to my nephew Joseph CALKIN son of my late sister Ann GRIFFIS deceased;   to my 2 nephews Thomas GRIFFIS and Wm GRIFFIS sons of my said late sister Ann £20 each;   & to my 7 nephews and nieces, Francis Salt ALLPORT, John ALLPORT, Honor JONES, Charles ALLPORT, William Sandford ALLPORT, Mary Dorothy LANGFORD, and the said James ALLPORT sons sons and daughters of my said brother William ALLPORT £20 each.
Proved 15 Jul 1796 Lichfield ECC.

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1800

ANDREW
BARBER
BRADWELL
MIDDLETON
ANDREW, George - of Smalldale, Bradwell, Hope, miner, 18 Sep 1794.
wife Mary, son Robert - small piece of land marked out for a barn;   the house where he is living and the house where John BRADWELL lives to be sold and divided amongst his children on Mary's death.
Executor: Robert MIDDLETON of Brough, farmer (who refused the job and his widow Mary was appointed)
Witnesses: Benjamin BARBER snr, Elizabeth BARBER, Benjamin BARBER jnr.
Probate 7 Nov 1800.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1804

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Elizabeth, 1804.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1804

ALLEN
BURDEKIN
DEANY
WEBSTER
ALLEN, Samuel - of Flagg i/t/p Bakewell, yeoman, 12 May 1802.
Joseph BURDEKIN of Flagg Hall Yeoman full and sole exec;   wife Elizabeth ALLEN;   son Samuel ALLEN £10 more than his 2 sisters and afterwards to go equal shares with his 2 sisters.
Witnesses: Joseph BURDEKIN,   Francis [DEANY],   Francis [WEBSTER]
Probate 3 Jan 1804; < £100.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1811

ALLEN
BRETNOR
BRUSHFIELD
LOWE
NEWTON
ALLEN, Anthony - of Ashford, yeoman, 7 Jul 1811.
my son Joseph ALLEN (also executor);   my wife Elizabeth;   my dwelling house in Ashford … now in the possession of Thomas LOWE.
Witnesses: Humphrey BRETNOR,   George BRUSHFIELD,   [& Joseph NEWTON]
Probate granted at Bakewell 18 Oct 1811 to Joseph ALLEN of Ashford.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1816

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, James - of Birmingham, 1816.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1817

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Michael - of Alrewas, 1817.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1818

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Birmingham, 1818.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1823

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, John - of Shenstone, 1823.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1823

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Susanna - of Stafford, 1823.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1830

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Thomas - of Tamworth, 1830.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1832

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Uttoxeter, 1832.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1833

ANDREW
DARNALLY
HALL
MIDDLETON
WRIGHT
ANDREW, George - of Smalldale, Hope, yeoman, 16 Aug 1833.
two nephews Robert HALL of Smalldale miner, and Richard ANDREW or MIDDLETON who insists he is MIDDLETON, of Smalldale, farmer. These two to inherit and be execs.
Witnesses: John DARNALLY,   Joseph WRIGHT,   Jonh [Jonathan?] ANDREW.
Probate 9 Sep 1833.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1837

ANDREW
ASHMMORE
BARBER
BENNETT
CRESSWEL
EVANS
MIDDLETON
ANDREW, Robert - of Smalldale, Hope, farmer, 13 Oct 1836.
wife - not named but 1843 Tythe Map suggests she was called Ann.
sons: John - Pindale property,   Joseph - The Grain+house on his mother death+Eastern end of Smalldale Hall?;   James - Nunlee + 2 closes purchased from Mrs ASHMMORE;   and William - The Pickings purchased from Lewis CRESSWEL.
daughters: Nancy, Hannah, Jane, Ellin, Mary, Charlotte - £50 each, and £25 each for the daughters of Elizabeth deceased.
Executors: brother in law William EVANS,   Robert MIDDLETON, shoemaker.
Witnesses: Josiah BARBER, Edward BENNETT, William BENNETT.
Proved 14 Apr 1837.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1839

ASHTON
BATEMAN
LOMAS
WAGSTAFF
WILSON
ASHTON, William - miner of Winster, 4 Sep 1839.
Sole executor: George ASHTON cabinet maker.
Beneficiaries: Mary daughter of William BATEMAN;   son George ASHTON.
Signed & sealed in presence of: George LOMAS,   Edward WILSON and George WAGSTAFF.
Probate 11 Oct 1839.

Contact: Dawn Scotting

 

1840

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Aldridge, 1840.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1841

ANDREW
EVANS
GREAVES
MORGAN
PLATT
ANDREW, James - of Smalldale, Hope, farmer, 13 Jul 1841.
wife Charity, children Hannah, Robert.
Executors: [his brother] Joseph ANDREW of Hope, farmer & cheesemonger,   William GREAVES of Eccles, Hope, Farmer.
Witnesses: Charles MORGAN? of Great Hucklow,   William EVANS of Smalldale,   James PLATT of Castleton.
Proved 30 Oct 1841.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1842

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, William - of Seighford, 1842.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1843

ATTENBOROUGH
JARVIS
ATTENBOROUGH, Joseph - of Kimberley, Notts. (formerly of Ilkeston) Farmer, 12 Feb 1843.
Beneficiaries: wife Ann, sons & daughters - William, Jane, Isaac,   Eliza, Joseph, John, Ann, Robert & Thomas;   son Mark had been given a legacy prior to Joseph's death.
Executors: wife Ann ATTENBOROUGH of Kimberley, Notts;   brother Mark ATTENBOROUGH, Victualler of Ilkeston,   son William ATTENBOROUGH, Farmer of Kimberley, Notts.
Witnesses: William JARVIS,   John ATTENBOROUGH.
Probate granted 30 Oct 1843. Original Will held at Notts. Record Office.

Contact: Jennie Hudson

 

1845

ANDREW
ELLIOTT
FOX
MIDDLETON
PEARSON
REVELL
ANDREW, Thomas - of Smalldale, Hope, miner, 20 Feb 1844.
[no mention of wife/wives] - property to be sold & divided amongst his 14 children viz: George, Ann, Hannah, Benjamin [who must not be troublesome], Mary [who married Samuel REVELL], John, Zillah, Barbary, Jane, Rachel, Charity, Robert, Sarah, Allias.
Executors: [his nephew] George FOX of Hazelbadge,   Peter ELLIOTT of Bretton.
Witnesses: Charles MIDDLETON,   Robert PEARSON.
Proved 14 Mar 1845. Value under £20.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1847

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Edward - of Birmingham, 1847.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1853

ALLPORT
ALLPORT, Hannah - of Uttoxeter, 1853.
No abstract available;   recorded as an ALLPORT Will of Staffordshire

Contact: An ALLPORT Researcher

 

1871

ANDREW
BROMLEY
CHENIN
GREGORY
SLATER
TURNER
ANDREW, Joseph - of Grindleford Bridge i/t/p Eyam, Currier and Leather Cutter, 12 Apr 1859.
Died 7 Sep 1871 at Grindleford Bridge aforesaid.
Trustees & Executors: my sons William Willis ANDREW and Joseph ANDREW (junior) with my friend Joseph Sykes BROMLEY (currier) who now resides with me. They to have moneys, personal estate &c. and to divide the residue after debts paid &c. between my five children namely Daniel ANDREW,   Mary BROMLEY (widow),   Hannah ANDREW,   and the said William Willis ANDREW and Joseph ANDREW.
Witnesses: Thomas GREGORY, Solicitor, Eyam View;   Sam TURNER, Eyam, his clerk.
Codicil: 12 Mar 1870. Son Daniel ANDREW dead, leaving four infant children namely Frederick ANDREW, Hannah Abigail ANDREW, Mary Ann ANDREW, and Emma Matilda ANDREW - they to have 400£ upon trust invested for their maintenance and education, until the youngest is 21 if a son, or 21 or married if a daughter, then the money to be divided between them &c. The rest &c. then to four surviving children, William Willis ANDREW, Joseph ANDREW, Mary BROMLEY (widow) and Hannah (now wife of the said Joseph Sykes BROMLEY).
Revoke appointment of William Willis ANDREW as Trustee.
Witnesses: Thos GREGORY Solicitor Eyam View;   Samuel SLATER Eyam View Cottage.
Proved at Derby with a Codicil, 27 Sep 1871. Effects under £4,000.
Extracted by S & H S CHENIN, Proctors, Derby.

Contact: Patricia Andrew

 

1899

ALLEN
REEVE
TALBOT
WHITEHURST
ALLEN, David - of Scropton co. Derbys, farmer, 4 Apr 1899.
Beneficiaries: son David ALLEN;   his three children or his cousins: John REEVE, Mary REEVE, Jane REEVE, Annie REEVE and Arthur REEVE.
Executors: John REEVE, farmer of Curborough near Lichfield, Staffs;   Arthur REEVE, farmer of Stretton nr Burton on Trent, Staffs.
Witnesses: James H. TALBOT, solicitor, Burton on Trent, Staffs;   Raymond J. WHITEHURST, solicitor's clerk.
Proved 7 Nov 1899 at Derby.

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1899

ALLEN
DOBBS
DUNICLIFFE
GOUGH
LLOYD
LUDLAM
ORME
ALLEN, Elizabeth - of Church House, Scropton co. Derbys, wife of David ALLEN, farmer, 8 Mar 1894.
Beneficiaries: husband David ALLEN;   her children or their surviving issue or her surving brothers and/or sisters.
Executors: husband David ALLEN, of Scropton, Derbys;   Egerton Edward ORME, farmer of The Ash, Etwall, Derbys.
Witnesses: T. J. DUNICLIFFE, solicitor of Burton on Trent, Staffs;   G. E. A. LLOYD, solicitor's clerk.
Codicil: 21 Feb 1899. Executors changed to sister Mary Alice LUDLAM;   Egerton Edward ORME, as before. Husband revoked as executor and beneficiary of any kind.
Witnesses: Kildare Dixon Borrowes DOBBS, surgeon of Tutbury, Staffs;   Ellen Grimshaw GOUGH, nurse of Auburn House, Barriford, nr Nelson, Lancs.
Proved with codicil 22 Dec 1899 at Derby.

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1953

ANDREW
BARKER
BOLTON
BROOKE
CHARLTON
COWLEY
EVANS
JONES
MASON
PRINCE
ROOKE
SCHOFIELD
SPIR
VIGINS
WALKER
WILLIAMS
ANDREW, Amanda, of The Bungalow, High Street, Stoney Middleton, Spinster, 2 Dec 1953.
niece Lilian SCHOFIELD* (joint executor with Westminster Bank Ltd);   Dr. Sinclair EVANS;   nephew Thomas ANDREW,   nieces Mrs. Amy CHARLTON,   Annie BROOKE,   nephews Mervyn SCHOFIELD and Arthur SCHOFIELD,   niece Mrs. Marion ROOKE,   friend Joseph MASON,   nieces Mrs. Florence PRINCE and Miss Margaret SPIR,   great niece Miss Mary ANDREW,   niece Lily SPIR,   Miss Amy SCHOFIELD,   Mrs. Annie WILLIAMS,   Geoffrey MASON.
Witnesses: Emlyn JONES, Solicitor, Sheffield;   Ernest WALKER,   Clerk with H Shelley BARKER & Son, Solicitors, Sheffield.
Other Signatories: L A VIGINS, For Executor Bank;   L SCHOFIELD, Executor;   {?}Thos BOLTON, A Commissioner for Oaths;   W Donald COWLEY, A Commissioner for Oaths.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

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