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:-

 

1487

BUKLEY
CURSON
DRAPER
MERSTON
RAG
SHETFORD
THORLEY
BUKLEY, Thomas, of Duffeld, 14 Jul 1486.
to sister Cicely BUKLEY one cow;   wife and sons (unnamed);   friends and kinsmen Richard DRAPER* and Geoffrey DRAPER*.
Supervisors: my beloved masters John CURSON esquire and Sir Thomas THORLEY rector of the church of Ayam (Eyam).
Witnesses: Sir William RAG, chaplain, my confessor,   and Sir Thomas MERSTON, chaplain.
Extracted because of the Eyam reference.
Proved at Lambeth 2 Jan 1486/7 by John SHETFORD, literatus,  proctor for (the) executors.
[PROB 11/8, q. 1]

Contact: Derbyshire Wills proved in the PCC 1393-1578

 

1503

BAGSHA
BLACKWALL
CANTRELL
FAWKE
GOODYNG
GYLBART
HOLL
HUNT
LYTTON
PYDOOL
WYLTSON
BLACKWALL, Richard, of Blackwall, 15 Nov 1503.
godson Richard FAWKE,   daughters Agnes and Grace, wife Agnes BLACKWALL*;   son {Sir} Wylliam BLACKWALL*, parson of Heath;   sons Hugh, Richard, Thomas and Rauffe BLACKWALL;   'to the sayd Hugh my office of the balywyk of Blackwall';   executor Sir Rauffe CANTRELL* [?parson] of grendon.
Overseer: Sir Robert LYTTON.
Also mentions: John ??? Vicar of Hartington,   Richard GOODYNG, a son Robert,   John HUNT,   Robert GYLBART the younger,   Thomas BAGSHA~,   John HOLL and 'lands in prescloff and tadyngton late in the holding of John WYLTSON and Wyllia PYDOOL'.
From the Bagshawe Collection item 1302 at Sheffield City Library. Transcribed by David Blackwell, Dec 1984

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1545

BOWER
BROWNELL
EYRE
GREF
HENDON
MORETON
MORTEN
MORTON
ROWLAND
BROWNELL, Henry, chaplain of Bradfield, Yorkshire, 15 Mar 1544/5.
Bequeathed: Sir William HENDON curate,   Henrie MORETON my sonne in lawe,   Henrie MORTON his son,   the children of Nicholas GREF of Stanyngton,   Elisabethe EYRE my kynswoman and servaunte, Lawrence EYRE her brother,   sons Georgie BROWNELL*, John BROWNELL, wife Elisabethe.
Witnesses: Sir William HENDON clerk,   Peter MORTEN,   Henrie MORTEN,   Edwarde BOWER.
Original likely to be at the Borthwick Institute, York.
Henry's sister Joan married Godfrey EYRE of "Hathersedge"; Godfrey's sister Elizabeth EYRE married William ROWLAND of Eyam.

Contact: Tim Rowland

 

1562

BAGSHAWE
BAYSTALL
BLACKWALL
BLACKWALLE
CHAPMAN
ELLES
EYRE
FERLEY
FOLJAMBE
GARTHESIDE
GYBBE
HADFELD
HADFELDE
HAMER
HARGREVES
HETHCOTE
HEWE
HEY
HOLLELY
HOLME
HOPKINS
JAMES
JOHN
KEMPE
LITTON
LOMAS
MARSHALL
MEREMAN
MONYFOLDE
MORE
NEWTON
NORTON
POTT
ROGERS
SCLOLFELDE
SCOLFELD
SCOLFELDE
SHAWCROSSE
SMYTH
SMYTHE
VERNON
WARDLEY
WRIGHTE
WYBERLEY
YELDE
BLACKWALL, Richarde, of Blackwall, gentleman, 5 Apr 1562.
'Towards the making of a school house at Tiddeswall for a free school 5s';   wife Anne BLACKWALLE;   eldest son Raffe BLACKWALL*,   'indentures of my farm of the manor of Blackwall with the mill';   brother George BLACKWALLE,   Raufe JAMES house in Tiddeswall;   daughter Anne BLACKWALL;   wife's son Cutbert SCLOLFELDE and her (deceased) husband James SCOLFELDE;   sons Richard, Nicholas BLACKWALL, Hew BLACKWALL and George BLACKWALL;   Agnes FERLEY,   James SCOLFELD,   Richarde SCOLFELDE and Ellen SCOLFELDE;   my old servant Ottewell HADFELD;   (servants?) Ellen CHAPMAN 3 ewes,   Humfrey HAMER 4 theave sheep,   Jevan ap JOHN 2 sheep. Thomas BAGSHAWE of the Hyll to pay to William HOLLELY ?senior's children according to Agnes BAGSHAWE's last will.
Witnesses: Leonard SHAWCROSSE,   Henry BAGSHAWE,   Gabriell NORTON,   Thomas HOPKINS.
Debts owing by me: Oliver SMYTHE,   Randall KEMPE,   Cristian GYBBE,   John MORE,   Reynolde POTT,   Robarte YELDE,   Thomas HOLME,   Marget HADFELDE,   Roger WRIGHTE,   Richarde MARSHALL,   Thomas MEREMAN.
Debts owing to me: Fraunces GARTHESIDE,   Gabriell NORTON,   George FOLJAMBE,   Robarte HARGREVES,   Henry HEY,   Hew WYBERLEY,   John ap HEWE,   Thomas EYRE,   Thomas ROGERS,   Richard MONYFOLDE,   John NEWTON,   Anthony HETHCOTE,   George VERNON,   John WRIGHTE,   William LITTON,   Roberte BAYSTALL,   James ELLES,   Thomas LOMAS, John LOMAS,   Rowlande WARDLEY,   Pers SMYTH.
Proved at London 7 Oct 1562.
[PROB 11/45, q. 24]

Contact: Derbyshire Wills proved in the PCC 1393-1578

 

1580

BRAMWELL
BROMWELL
BROMWELL, Robert - Cheddleton, 23 Jun 1580. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1590

BENET
BLACKWALL
HEYME
LANE
MADDOCKE
RAPHES
STAFFORDE
STODDART
BLACKWALL, Henrye, of kirkeIreton, husbandman, 25 May 1589.
sons Robert BLACKWALL* & Thomas BLACKWALL,   wife Elizabeth BLACKWALL*,   daughters Ales, Agnes, Elizabeth, & Catherin BLACKWALL;   godchildren Elizabeth BLACKWALL,   Margerye MADDOCKE &   Elen STODDART.
Supervisor: brother inlaw Rychard HEYME.
Witnesses: Edwarde BENET,   John RAPHES,   Rycharde HEYME &   Rycharde LANE.
Appraisers of Inventory: John RAPHES,   Thomas MADDOCKE,   John STAFFORDE and Willm BLACKWALL, 23 Feb 1589/90.
Bondsmen: John RAPHES, of kyrkeIreton, yeom;   Thomas BLACKWALL of the same, ?Barrseler,   to Edward BENET.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1592-608

BOYLSON
CANTRELL
FRITH
PARTRIDGE
BOYLSON, John - citizen and haberdasher.
children John, William & Elizabeth BOYLSON;   brother Henry BOYLSON.
Executor: wife Margaret.
Overseers: cousin William FRITH citizen & haberdasher,   brother Richard BOYLSON.
Witnesses: Robert PARTRIDGE,   Henry CANTRELL,   Mary BOYLSON.
Proved at the Consistory Court of London 1592-1608; Vol 6, f296.
Note: John was aprnt. Dec 1583, son of Richard BOYLSON of Newton Solney, co. Derby husb.

Contact: Leslie Mahler

 

1592

?FURNACE
?IMMOTSON
?METFFORD
BENET
BLACKWALL
DAVYNE
EYRE
GOODHYNE
PEDLEY
SAVAGE
BLACKWALL, Anthony, of Taddyngton, co. Derby, Gentma', 19 Feb 1591/2 [33 Eliz]
my man Anthony ?FURNACE,   svante Johane SAVAGE (or Swanage?) Grace GOODHYNE (?GOODWYNE), daughter of Richard GOODHYNE, of Monyashe;   Hew {Hugh} GOODHYNE, son of the said Richard GOODHYNE;   cosyne Nycolas BLACKWALL*;   svant man John PEDLEY;   olde svant Alice GOODHYNE of Monyashe;   Anthony DAVYNE [?DAVYES],   cosyne Raphe BLACKWALL 'my howse in Tydswall,   now in the holdyng of one Robert BENET'.
Debts owying to me: Thomis EYRE of the (?old) Hall at Hope.
Debts owed by me: cosyne Nycolas BLACKWALL,   cosyne Mathewe ?METFFORD,   Robert ?IMMOTSON.
Surnames other than BLACKWALL subject to other interpretations.
From the Bagshawe Collection item 1304 at Sheffield City Library. Transcribed by David Blackwell, Dec 1984

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1593

BABINGTON
BARKER
BARTLE
BLACKWALL
BLACKWELL
CHAPMAN
EARE
EYRE
FFLETCHER
GYLL
JOHNSON
OWEWELL
PORTE
SMITHE
THOMAS
WALLIS
WILCOCKS
BLACKWALL, Richard - of Rydware Hamstall (Staffs), gentleman, 8 Jan 1593.
to Mrs Prudence EARE - two sylver spoones and a maser;   to Dorothy CHAPMAN - a lambe;   to Anne WALLIS - a lambe;   to Katheren BARKER - a lambe and to Charles WILCOCKS - a lambe;   to Mr PORTEs children - each a lambe "vj children vj lambes";   the rest &c. to my brother Mr Nicholas BLACKWALL*.
Debts owing unto Mr Richard BLACKWALL: Gabriel THOMAS of Yorke Morchant "oweth me for a Bill of his hand, wch bill is in the hands of Christopher BARTLE";   John BLACKWELL uppon a bill;   Anthonie FFLETCHER for money d???ded ...;   my eldest brother Mr Raph BLACKWALL - for vj years rent for Roger SMITHEs soule - xxiiijs. by yeare that is to say vij£ iiijs.;   my brother Raph oweth me for a yewe and a lambe ... Thomas OWEWELL of Worthington.
Codicil: 20 Jan 1593. to Mrs Prudence EYRE - a covering and two blanketts.
Witnesses: [photocopy cuts them off]
Mentioned in the Probate: 22 Mar 1593;   Zacharia BABINGTON;   Christofer GYLL deput;   Edmundus JOHNSON and one other - Simonis ????.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1598

BAGNLAYE
BOOTH
BOOTHE
BOTHAM
BOTHOM
BOWER
CHERWE
GARSIDE
HEGINBOTHAM
LICHE?
WARHURST
WARHURSTE
WINTERBOTHAM
BOTHAM, William, of Woodseate, 23 May 1598.
executors Robert WINTERBOTHAM* of Mottram in Longdendale, husbandman,   John WARHURST* of the Woodseate &   William BOOTH* of Chalsworth husbandman;   wife Elizabeth BOTHAM,   eldest son John BOTHAM,   son Edward BOTHOM,   tenant Thomas BOOTH,   nephew Robert BOTHAM.
Supervisors: Thomas HEGINBOTHAM of Chisworth,   Thomas BAGNLAYE of Chalsworth &   Edward BOWER of Gameslaye.
Witnesses: Thomas WARHURSTE,   John GARSIDE,   Robert CHERWE.
Debts owed to: John BOOTH of Gameslaye,   Thomas HEGINBOTHAM.
Appraisers of Inventory: Bartholomue HEGINBOTHAM,   Nicholas LICHE?,   Henrye BOOTHE, 8 Jul 1598

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1603

BAGALAYE
BAGULAYE
BOOTH
BOTHAM
GODDERD
HEGENBOTHAM
HEGINBOTHAM
WAGSTAFFE
WALKLATE
WARHURST
WINTERBOTHAM
BOTHAM, Elizabeth, widow, late wife of William BOTHAM of Chalsworth, 18 Feb 1603.
Will "pronounced" before: John WARHURST,   Raphe BAGALAYE,   Thomas HEGENBOTHAM,   Thomas BAGALAYE.
Bequests to: Ann BAGULAYE,   wyfe of Oliver GODDERD,   daughter of Thomas BAGULAYE,   Elizabeth BAGULAYE;   executors Robt WINTERBOTHAM* &   Thomas BAGULAYE*.
Supervisors: Raphe BAGULAYE,   Thomas HEGINBOTHAM.
Witnesses: John WARHURST,   William WALKLATE,   Thomas BOOTH.
Debts owed to: John BOOTH de Shinylehurst?,   William WAGSTAFFE.
Appraisers of Inventory: Raphe BAGULAYE,   Thomas HEGINBOTHAM,   Thomas WARHURST,   William WALKLATE, 25 Feb 1603

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1607

BANKES
BOLLER
BOWER
BRAMALL
BRAMHALL
BRETLANDE
CLAYE
DRONFIELD
EDGE
FELLOWE
GREENE
GREGORIE
HANCOCK
HANCOCKE
HOWROBIN
LINACRE
LOWE
MANIFOULDS
MERE
NEWTON
PENDLEETON
REINSHAWE
SEWDALL
STEPHENSON
SUTTON
SWINDELL
THORNELLIE
THORPE
TOWNROWE
WHITLEY
WRIGHT
BRAMALL or BRAMHALL alias SWINDELL, Ellen - of Chesterfield, Derbys, widow, 1607.
to be buried in Chesterfield church near the grave of husband James;   brother-in-law James BOLLER & his wife;   nephew Godfrey BOLLER (son of brother-in-law John) & his wife;   nephew Laurence BOLLER & his wife;   nephew Francis BOLLER;   nephew John BOLLER & his wife;   kinswoman Elen SEWDALL;   servant Elen REINSHAWE;   servant Elizabeth SEWDALL;   servant George DRONFIELD;   servant boy John LINACRE;   cousin Raffe SEWDALL & his son Thomas;   cousin Richard HOWROBIN alias BANKES;   cousin Ellen WHITLEY alias SUTTON;   cousin John BANKES;   cousin Anthony BANKES & his wife & their children John & Ellen;   god-daughter & cousin Ellen STEPHENSON;   cousin Isabel GREENE;   cousin Anne REINSHAWE;   cousin Raffe REINSHAWE;   cousin Jane FELLOWE;   cousin Richard HANCOCKE & his dau Trothe;   late servants James PENDLEETON, Luce LOWE, Joice MERE, George THORPE, Anne MANIFOULDS, & Anne THORNELLIE.
Other named: Thomas HANCOCK;   Henry TOWNROWE;   Thomas TOWNROWE & his wife Ales;   friend John BOWER & his wife;   Margaret CLAYE;   Godfrey NEWTON;   godchildren "that I baptised by myself";   godchildren baptised "in the name of Lady Mallerie";   Nicholas EDGE of Brimington.
Tenant: Thomas WRIGHT & his wife & son Henry.
Appraisers: Martin BRETLANDE;   John GREGORIE;   John BOWER;   Thomas WRIGHT. Value: £173 19s 2d.
Probate 16 Jun 1607.
Extracted from 'Chesterfield Wills & Inventories 1603-1650' (Derbys Record Society)

Contact: Celia Renshaw

 

1620

BAGSHAW
BENET
BENNETT
BLACKWALL
BRAMHALL
CHAPMAN
DARWENT
FFURNES
FFURNESE
HALLAM
HASLAM
HEATTON
HELXAM
LONGDEN
MARSHALL
MASTER
MELLOR
MIDDLETON
MORETEN
MORITEN
MORTEN
SHELDON
SUMEFELD
WILCOCKSON
WILSON
WOOD
BENNETT, William - of Goderige in the parish of Eyam, 20 May 1620.
Testator asks that he be buried at Eyam.
Bequests to: my daughter Jone BENNETT;   my sonne in law Thomas FFURNES of Eyam;   my sonne Willm. BENNETT, my sonne George BENET, my sonne Francis BENNETT;   my sonne-in-law Robert MORTEN;   three children of my son Willm BENNETT.
Executors: my sonnes Francis and George BENNETT.
Overseers: my son Willm Bennett, Thomas FFURNES of Eyam,   and George BAGSHAW of Abney.   Signed with an X.
Witnesses: George BAGSHAW,   Tho MORITEN[1],   and Humphrey DARWENT (H his mark).
Inventory: of William BENNETT of Gotheridge i/t/p Eyam co. Derby deceased,   appraised by William CHAPMAN,   John SHELDON,   Ellis BLACKWALL,   and Richard LONGDEN (a sign like the Big Dipper constellation, his mark),   10 Aug 1620;   totaled 133-19-0.
Testator was owed debts by: John HELXAM[2] of ? (page is torn here);   Thomas FFURNESE of Eyam;   Anthony WILSON of Eyam;   Hughe WOOD of Eyam;   Widow MIDDLETON of Eyam;   Charles SUMEFELD (sp?) of Eyam;   Henry MELLOR of Grindlow;   Edwarde FFURNES of Grindlow;   ffrancis WILCOCKSON of the Grange;   Nycholas BAGSHAW of Abney;   Henry BAGSHAW of Abney;   Clement MARSHALL of Abney;   Edmonde WILSON of the Grange;   Charles of BRAMHALL of the Depe (sp?);   Thomas HEATTON of Mythelfelde?, totaling 63-7-6.
Proved (date and place not given) before Jonath? R or P MASTER.
Notes: [1] Probably MOR(E)TEN.
[2] HASLAM or HALLAM?

 

1621-25

BRAMHALL
CATERER
GONWAY
MANIFOLD
MARCROFT
SAWYER
SIMCOTTS
BRAMHALL, Edward - citizen and merchantaylor of London.
wife's chldren;   sister (wife of brother Roger MANIFOLD);   sister Truth SAWYER.
Executor: wife Kath.
Witnesses: Geo SIMCOTTS, Jn MARCROFT, Poredore GONWAY & Chas CATERER.
Proved in the Commissary Court of London 1621-1625: Vol 24, f238.
Note: Edward was born at Brampton co. Derby in 1596 - q.v. London depositions, FHL film #1545807.

Contact: Leslie Mahler

 

1623

BAUGHDON
GASKINGE
SHAW
SWIFT
BAUGHDON, Gervase. Will missing at Lichfield. (I)
Appraisers of Inventory: Wilm SHAW,   Richard SWIFT,   James SHAW and George GASKINGE, 14 Aug 1623.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1625

BLACKEWALL
BURTON
HARRISON
HUTCHINSON
PEACOCK
SPICER
BLACKEWALL, Anthonie, late of Haies i/t/p kirk ireton, 10 Mar 1624/5. (Ad)
wife is maybe Agnete [Agnes] named in the execution.
Appraisers of Inventory: John HUTCHINSON,   Thomas HARRISON,   Rafe HUTCHINSON and Rafe BURTON.
Executors: Ricardo SPICER{?}, Clico Provi [clerk?] de Kirk ireton;   Radus HUTCHINSON de villa Derbie, Butcher;   Johes HUTCHINSON de Biggin infra, parochia de Wirksworth, yeoman. Tho: PEACOCK deput.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1625

AMPHILL
BLACKWALL
BLACKWELL
BURTON
CHALENER
CHELENER
FFERNE
HARDEN
HARRISON
MADDOCKE
ROWLAND
STONE
TAYLOR
WIBBERLEY
WILCOCKSON
BLACKWELL, Thomas, of Blackwall, parish of Kirke Ireton, yeoman, 1 Dec 1623 [20 James I]
eldest sonne Wm BLACKWALL;   third sonne John BLACKWALL*, sonne Thomas and daughters Alis ROWLAND,   Elizabeth AMPHILL,   Bridget HARRISON;   'to the poore people of Kirk Ireton Tenne shillings';   wife Ellen BLACKWELL.
Overseers: Clement CHALENER &   Thomas CHELENER.
Witnesses: John FFERNE,   Edward MADDOCKE(X),   George TAYLOR,   Edward HARDEN,   John WIBBERLEY(X).
Appraisers of Inventory: Willia BLACKWALL,   Anthony STONE,   Ralphe BURTON,   Willia WILCOCKSON, 26 Apr 1625.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1629

BRIDGES
BROCKHOUSE
CORNWALL
DAY
HARRISON
HART
HOLLINGWORTH
LEATE
NEEDHAM
NORNECOTE
POTTER
RIDSON
SCULL
STRINGER
TIBBALLS
WALLIS
WALTON
WANDALL
BROCKHOUSE, John - of London, merchant.
land in Derby co. Derby held by brother Robert B, Thomas NEEDHAM, Thomas WALTON, and Richard HARRISON to cousin George STRINGER;   sister Dorothy TIBBALLS;   cousin Daniel HOLLINGWORTH;   John SCULL;   Henry WANDALL;   Mr Henry BRIDGES;   cousin NORNECOTE;   Elizabeth, Judith & Jane LEATE;   John RIDSON;   Richard CORNWALL;   John HART;   John BROCKHOUSE;   servant Jane WALLIS;   Thomas POTTER;   William DAY.
Executors: wife Meriall, & kinsman Mr Richard LEATE.
Proved 1629 - PCC (7; Ridley)

Contact: Leslie Mahler

 

1632

BRAMALL
BRAMALL, Thos - Wardlow, 1632. (Ad)
No abstract available;   ex. Calendars of Lichfield Wills & Administrations, 1516-1652 (Phillimore, 1892).

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1633

BEELEY
GODDARD
ROBOTHAME
SMITH
WOOD
BEELEY, Robert - Sandhill (Ref 10-107)
son Ottiwell BEELEY;   brother Thomas BEELEY;   brother in law Thomas GODDARD.
Overseer: William ROBOTHAME.
Witnesses: Ralph ROBOTHAME,   Thomas SMITH,   Peter WOOD.
Probate 1633/1.

Contact: Cliff Rowbotham

 

1633

BLACKWALL
BUXTON
HIGGOTT
KYDDIER
SPIER
STODDARD
TRYSSLEY
BLACKWALL, Thomas, of Kirke Ireton, husbandman.
Appraisers of Inventory: Germane BUXTON,   Rowland HIGGOTT(R),   Robert KYDDIER(X),   Thomas STODDARD(T), 21 Jan 1632/3;   Total 80l-6s-10d.
Admin. to Margerett BLACKWALL de Kirke Ireton, vid.  Mr. Richd SPIER, {priest?} de Kirke Ireton,  Carolus TRYSSLEY.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1634

BRAMALL
BRAMALL, William - Longson, 1633/4. (Ad)
No abstract available;   ex. Calendars of Lichfield Wills & Administrations, 1516-1652 (Phillimore, 1892).

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1637

BLACKWALL
BLACKWELL
BUXTON
CHIVRS
DAKIN
FOXLOOE
GOODWYN
HALL
HARRISON
LOMAS
MELLOR
NEWTON
ORME
PYNDER
SELLERS
WARDE
WATERHOUSE
BLACKWALL, Thomas, late of Tadington, yeoman. (Ad)
Robert BLACKWELL, yeoman;   Richard BLACKWELL, carpenter;   Wm. BLACKWELL, husbandman and George BUXTON carpenter, all of Tadington.
Sealed & Delivered: Joh: ORME,   Nichl. CHIVRS{?},   Re: PYNDER.
Appraisers of Inventory: John WATERHOUSE and Robte SELLERS, of Tadington, &c. husbandmen, 29 Jun 1637.
Debts owing: Mr MELLOR, 1-10-0 / Edward DAKIN, 2-10-0 / Jarvis BUXTON jnr, 2-18-0 / William HALL, 1-0-0 / Anthony WARDE, 1-11-0 / Richard FOXLOOE, 3-4-10 / William NEWTON deceased, 22-3-1 / John GOODWYN, 28-0-0 / John WATERHOUSE, 2-0-0 / Roger HARRISON, 6-0-0 / William BLACKWALL, 8-16-0 / widowe LOMAS, 0-10-0. Soma 8-4-8, owes 86-17-7(!)
Admin. Bakewell 4 Jul 1637, Reginald PYNDER, notarius publicus.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1637

BLACKWALL
BRETNER
BRETNOR
BRETTNOR
BUXTON
EYRE
MELLOR
NEWTON
ORME
PYNDER
BLACKWALL, Robert, of Tadington, Yeoman, 19 Aug 1637.
elder daughter Elizabeth BLACKWALL,   receives land between that of Mr Thomas EYRE, Esquier on the west,   and of William ORME, on the east;   and more land between that of Raph ORME on the east and Raph BLACKWALL on the west;   younger daughter Anne BLACKWALL to have house where John NEWTON dwelleth;   son Christopher BLACKWALL*,   lately deceased wife Agnes BLACKWALL.
Overseers: brothers in law Thomas BUXTON and Thomas BRETNER.
Witnesses: Thomas BUXTON,   Thomas BRETNOR,   Roger EYRE,   Anthony MELLOR wh. others.
Appraisers of Inventory: Thomas BUXTON(X) and Willm BRETTNOR(X), of Tadington, &c. yeomen, 27 Sep 1637;   Total 112-0-4.
Probate Bakewell 30 Oct 1637; before Mr John ROWLANDSON,  Reginald PYNDER, notarius publicus.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1639

ASHTON
BLACKWALL
HEAWARD
HIGGATE
HIGGIT
HIGGITE
HILL
MANNERS
ORME
OUTFIELD
POINTON
PYNDER
ROWLANDSON
SIMPSON
TORR
BLACKWALL, Houmphery - of Litton i/t/p Tiddeswall, husbandman, 3 Feb 1638.
"to be buried in the Parish Church of St John Babtise in Tiddeswall".
eldest sonne George BLACKWALL - farme & house erected on it held under the right worshipfull Master John MANNERS Esquire in Litton together with husbandry and household goods;   my wife Anne BLACKWALL - "my right & Tittle in wormehill";   my sonne Raphe BLACKWALL - lease & terme in Wormhill after her decease;   sons John BLACKWALL and James BLACKWALL, daughter Annis BLACKWALL - each to have 4lb paid by Raphe "that time twelve month hee entered" (Wormhill);   my three grandchildren Houmphrey HILL, Mary HILL and Elizabeth HILL;   my daughter Eyme{t} [Amey? Emmet?] - 10lb.
Other bequests: Houmphery ORME,   Margaret POINTON - both to have "sixe poune".
Executors: my wife Anne & my youngest sonne John.
Overseers: Thomas HIGGITE &   Raphe HIGGIT.
Witnesses: George HIGGATE,   William OUTFIELD,   George HILL.
Debts owing: Thomas TORR / 2lb 10s.;   Thomas SIMPSON / 1lb 10s. "for a little gray nag wch I brouth forth of Ireland".
Debts owed: Henry HEAWARD / 10lb 16s.
Inventory by: Richard ASHTON &   William OUTFIELD of litton, 16 Apr 1639. Total: 188£ 8s. 4d. and £3 of debts.
Sworn at Bakewell 7 May 1639 before Johanne ROWLANDSON.  Probate granted by Regnialdus PYNDER, n.p.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1641

BAGSHAW
BAGSHAWE
GOODWIN
HEATHCOTE
LOMAS
MORE
NEWTON
SHELDON
BAGSHAWE, Grace, of fflagge, widdow
'sonnilaw' Willm LOMAS & his wife,   Henry LOMAS,   George LOMAS,   Willm LOMAS the younger,   Thomas LOMAS,   Edmund LOMAS,   son Edmund BAGSHAW, his wife & two children;   son Thomas BAGSHAW, his wife & five children;   daughter in law Grace BAGSHAW,   George son of Robert BAGSHAW,   Raphe son of Robert BAGSHAW,   Grace daughter of Robert BAGSHAW,   Helen BAGSHAW,   Robert BAGSHAW,   Margaret BAGSHAW,   Marie & Margerie daughters of Willm LOMAS,   son in law Thomas NEWTON,   George BAGSHAW of fflagge,   sister Margeret SHELDON,   servant Henry MORE,   daughter in law Anne GOODWIN,   three children of son Willm BAGSHAW,   son Willm BAGSHAW*.
Witnesses: Henry MORE,   Raph HEATHCOTE.
Probate granted at Bakewell 9 Jul 1641.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1642

BAGSHAWE
BARGHE
BUXTON
LONGDEN
WOODSEN
BAGSHAWE, Roger, of Kingsterndale, Husbandman
wife Alice BAGSHAWE*,   daughter Margrett BAGSHAWE,   naturall child Robert BAGSHAWE,   naturall child William BAGSHAWE,   naturall child Alice BAGSHAWE,   naturall child Tomison BAGSHAWE.
Witnesses: Nicholas LONGDEN(X),   Stephen BUXTON(X),   William BARGHE(X),   Joh: WOODSEN(sg).
Probate granted at Bakewell 25 Jan 1641/2.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1642

ADAMS
BENNETT
TROYLDEN
BENNETT, Francis - of the parish of Eyam, deceased. (Ad)
to Joan BENNETT of Gotheridge co. Derbie, spinster, and Richard BENNETT of Grinelow in said parish, husbandman, 8 Dec 1642,   before Charles TROYLDEN[1], no place given;   Mr. Shorland ADAMS. the Rector is also mentioned.
Notes: [1] Spelling uncertain... However his initials are clearly listed elsewhere on the document as 'C.T.'
[2] Francis BENNETT was buried at Eyam on 2 Dec 1642, per Eyam PR.

 

1646

BOOME
BRADSHAW
BRAY
CRASHAW
CRESWELL
GREAVES
JONES
MARSHALL
MERELL
PATE
REDFERNE
WILSON
BRADSHAW, George - of Eyam co. Derby Esq, 17 Jun 1646.
sick and weake in body but of sound & perfect memory;   I give &c. all my lands &c in Abney now in occup'n of John GREAVES, Robert MARSHALL and William REDFERNE unto my 2nd son Peter BRADSHAW but if he die before reaching 21 then to my sonne and heir apparent Francis BRADSHAW - he also to have the rest of my lands &c, but paying my younger ch'n viz: the said Peter BRADSHAW (£200 at 21), my eldest daughter Anne BRADSHAW (£500 at 18), & my youngest daughters Mary and Elizabeth BRADSHAW (£300 each at 18);   Francis to have my silver bason and uer [ewer] and my 2 silver flagons except my wife Elizabeth shall have use of them at my Mansion House of Eyam for her life and a dozen of silver plates;   to my sister Lucie CRESWELL £5;   to my servants John CRASHAW, Joane MERELL and Ellen BOOME - tenn shillings;   R&R to to my loving wife Elizabeth BRADSHAW & my son & heir Francis equally.
Overseers: my noble friend and father in law Michaell JONES of Lincolns Inn Esq, my loving cousin Henry BRADSHAW the younger and his brother John BRADSHAW Esq of Graves Inn.
My minde and will is my son and heir Francis BRADSHAW should allow £30p.a. paid at the feast of St Michael the Arch Angell and the Annunciation of our Lady the virgin St Mary for further bringing up my younger children but if Letice the now wife of John PATE Esq die he should allow £20 more.[1]
Witnesses: Thomas BRAY,   Nicholas CRESWELL,   William WILSON.
Probatum fuit vicesimo primo mensis novembris - 21 Nov 1646.
Note: [1] It isn't clear why this might have been. Was she their governess, perhaps, so if she died Francis would have needed someone else?

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1648

BRELSFORD
KNIVETON
MAHU
MARRATT
ROBINSON
ROWLAND
BRELSFORD, Jerome - St James Garlickhithe, citizen and fishmonger.
land in Staveley & Alfreton,   co Derby from Hmfry BRELSFORD decsd to sister Isbl;   Anne, Sara & Jane dtrs of son Peter BRELSFORD citizen & fishmonger;   dtr Hannah wife of Thos son of Thos KNIVETON of Nottingham &   her chldr Jeremy KNIVETON &   Sara & Mary MAHU;   Anne & Wlm chldr of dtr Anne MARRATT;   born in St Nicholas, Nottingham;   Wlm son of Thos BRELSFORD butcher decsd;   wife Anne BRELSFORD;  
Overseers: cousin Mr Jn BRELSFORD citizen & merchantaylor &   son Jerome BRELSFORD.
Witnesses: Jn ROBINSON &   Will ROWLAND.
Proved in the Commissary Court of London Jul 1648; original will #86.

Contact: Leslie Mahler

 

1649

ARMITAGE
ARNEFIELD
BOOTH
BOTHAM
BROWNWELL
CLEG
FEARNE
GARLICK
HADFIELD
HARRISON
JACKSON
KNOT
MOORHOUSE
ROBINSON
ROBOTHAM
WAGSTAFFE
BOTHAM, Nicholas - Simmondley (Ref 11-81)
sons John BOTHAM, Nicholas BOTHAM, Robert BOTHAM and Thomas BOTHAM;   eldest son Henry BOTHAM;   daus Ellen BOOTH,   Ann BOTHAM and Margaret ROBOTHAM wife of Henry R;   youngest dau Martha BOTHAM*;   Ralph BOOTH son of Ralph Booth;   John BOTHAM grandson/Henry;   John BOTHAM grandson/Nicholas;   Edward ROBOTHAM son of Henry Rowbo;   Henry ROBOTHAM son of Reginald Row.
Debtors: James ARMITAGE,   Thomas ARNEFIELD,   Thomas BOOTH,   Robert BROWNWELL,   William CLEG,   Henry FEARNE,   Thomas HARRISON,   William JACKSON,   John MOORHOUSE,   Mishas MOORHOUSE,   Robert ROBINSON,   John WAGSTAFFE.
Witnesses: Oliver BOOTH,   Charles GARLICK junior,   Thomas GARLICK.
Appraisers: Oliver BOOTH,   Thomas HADFIELD,   Daniel KNOT.
Probate 1649/2.

Contact: Cliff Rowbotham

 

1649

BRAMMALL
BRAMMALL, John & Joan (sic) - Chapel-en-le-Frith, 1649. (Ad)
No abstract available;   ex. Calendars of Lichfield Wills & Administrations, 1516-1652 (Phillimore, 1892).

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1649

ASHBOURNE
ASHTON
BOWERING
BOWRING
BOWRINGE
CLARK
CLARKE
COAPE
GIBBENES
GREAVES
MOORE
ROWLANDSON
BOWRING, George - of Rowesley, pish of Bakewell, husbandman, 1 Jul 1647 [23 Chas I]
'My Bodey to bee buried in Bakewell Churchyard';   wife Mary BOWERING*,   eldest son John BOWRING,   younger sons Roger BOWRING & George BOWRING;   (other) sons Richard, Thomas, Nicholas and William BOWRINGE;   daughter Elizabeth;   Mr (?Richard) CLARK, Minister of Beyley.
Supervisors: John GREAVES, of Beeley ?Esqr;   the said Mr CLARKE &   brother Beresford {BOWRING? or brother-in-law?}.
Witness: Rich: CLARKE. [signs George BOWRINGE]
Admon for Education: of Thomas, Nicholas & William BOWRINGE;   by Johanne BOWRINGE, de Rowsley Magna, husbandman;   Lawrentius ASHTON, de Rowsley, weaver;   Georgius COAPE, de Stangliffe;   sworn to Johannis ROWLANDSON, clark.
Witnesses: George MOORE,   Joseph ROWLANDSON,   Law: ASHTON. (all sign)
Appraisers of Inventory: Thomas GIBBENES,   John ASHBOURNE,   Law: ASHTON, 2 Jan 1648/9.
Probate Bakewell 24 Jan 1648/9  Estate 123£-19s-4d.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1649

ARMITAGE
ARNEFIELD
ARRITAGE
BOOTH
BOTHAM
FEARNE
GARLICKE
HARRIOTT
HARRISON
JAKSON
KNOT
KROMWELL
MOREHOUSE
PLOY
ROBINSON
ROBOTHAM
WAGSTAFFE
BOTHAM, Nicholas, of Simontly, yeoman, 1 Jan 1648.
Charles GARLICKE junior &   James ARMITAGE (for the use & behoofe of all my children),   Henery BOTHAM;   children Henerie BOTHAM (oldest son),   Nicholas BOTHAM,   Ann BOTHAM,   Elen BOOTH,   Margaret BOTHAM,   Thomas BOTHAM,   John BOTHAM,   Robert BOTHAM (youngest son),   executrix Martha BOTHAM* (youngest daughter);   grandchildren John son of Henerie BOTHAM,   John son of Nicholas BOTHAM. Raphe son of Raphe BOOTH,   Edward son of Henerie ROBOTHAM.
Witnesses: Charles GARLICKE,   Oliver BOOTH,   Thomas GARLICKE,   George GARLICKE.
Appraisers of Inventory: Charles GARLICKE,   Oliver BOOTH,   Thomas GARLICKE,   David KNOT, 13 Apr 1649.
Debts owed to: Michas Botham HARRIOTT,   Thomas BOOTH,   Robert ROBINSON,   Mishas MOREHOUSE,   James ARRITAGE,   Bagillia,   Robert KROMWELL,   John MOREHOUSE,   John WAGSTAFFE,   William PLOY,   Oliver BOOTH,   Charles GARLICKE,   William JAKSON,   Henery FEARNE,   Tomas ARNEFIELD &   Thomas HARRISON.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1650

BARBER
EYRE
FFOX
SPENCER
BARBER, John - of Smalldale, Hope, husbandman, 30 May 1650.
to be buried in Hope churchyard. wife Elizabeth - her thirds for life + Bed & bedding;   elder son Robert;   second son Edward;   dtr Dorothy - 20/-;   dtr Jane 6/8d?;   dtr Margaret 3/4d.
Inventory: Aug 1650 by George EYRE of Cotes,   Lawrence FFOX of Bamford & John ........? Value £27/16/8d.
Witness: Tho: SPENCER.
Probate Bakewell 15 Aug 1650.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1655

BOWYER
IRELAND
LOWE
ROBINSON
BOWYER, William - of Waldley, Marston Montgomery, yeoman, 1 Nov 1654.
Beneficiaries: grandchild Elizabeth ROBINSON;   grandchild Elizabeth BOWYER;   grandchild Mary IRELAND;   son Thomas BOWYER*.
Witnesses: John LOWE,   Richard ROBINSON.
Proved at London 17 May 1655  Administration granted to Thomas BOWYER on his oath.
Obtained from PRO Online. PRO Ref: PROB 11/245

Contact: Janet Booth

 

1658

BURDEKINNE
CLAYTON
CRYER
HEWARD
STAFFORD
WAREHURST
BURDEKINNE, John of Glossopp , co Derby, yeoman. 5 Aug 1656.
Beneficiaries: Wife Jane;   daughter Dorothy BURDEKINNE;   John, son of Mr Samuel CRYER of Castletonne;   brother William;   George, son of Edward BURDEKINNE;   William, son of Thomas BURDEKINNE;   Martha WAREHURST, daughter of Thomas WAREHURST;   John &   Edward, sons of sd William BURDEKINNE & the rest of his children;   sister Maries children;   William BURDEKINNE of Tiddeswall;   son in law Anthony STAFFORD & Anne his wife.
Executors: Francis CLAYTON gentleman & my wife.
Witnesses: Samuel CRYER,   Robert HEWARD.
Probate granted Prerogative Court of Canterbury 28 May 1658.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1660

BRIGHTMAN
BRIGHTMAN, Thomas - of Long Eaton, yeoman.
wife, deceased father and mother, 3 daughters (<16).
Inventory: Value £137-16-02.
Date of Probate unknown, but between 1660 and 1715.

Contact: Patrick Huss

 

1662

BOALER
CHAPMAN
GREGORY
GRUNDY
ROWLAND
BOALER, Thomas - of Baslow, yeoman. (N)
'Memorandum that Thomas BOALER of Baslow in the County of Derby, yeoman being in perfect minde and memory did in ye tyme of his last sicknes whereof hee dyed declare his will by word of mouth to the effect following hee gave al his goods and estate unto Anne his wife and to her at her disposing in the presence of several witnesses.'  
Appraisers of Inventory: Mr Thomas GRUNDY,   Humfry CHAPMAN,   Robert ROWLAND,   Robert GREGORY. Value: £105-13s
Proved Bakewell 13 May 1662.

 

1662

BOALER
BOALER, Thomas - of Baslow, 1662. (N)
Beneficiary: wife Anne.
Proved 13 May 1662.

 

1663

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Thomas - Wardlow, 7 May 1663. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1666

BLAYDON
BLAYDON, Philip - of Long Eaton, 1666.
sister Mary, her son (<21);   nephews and nieces;   brother Edward;   Martha …… of Trurow co. Cornwall.
Inventory: Value £10

Contact: Patrick Huss

 

1667

BLACKOE
BLACKWELL
COOPE
DANIELL
DANYELL
MOMPESSON
RAWORTH
SHELDON
STANLEY
WILSON
BLACKOE, Anthony, late of Eyam, ffree-mason. (Ad)
son ffrancis BLACKWELL, yeom~ &   Nicholas DANYELL, yeom~.
Sealed & Delivered: Tho: STANLEY,   Philip SHELDON.
Appraisers of Inventory: John WILSON(X),   Nicholas DANIELL(X),   Anthony RAWORTH, 19 Apr 1667.
Admin. Chesterfield 4 Apr 1667, Mr Wm MOMPESSON Rector of Eyam,  Johan COOPE, deput.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1667

BLACKWALL
BRITTAINE
BROWNE
CRESWELL
LONGDEN
BLACKWALL, Elizabeth - of Litton i/t/p Tiddswall. (I)
Inventory by: Edward CRESWELL,   Andrew ['A' his marke] LONGDEN,   John BRITTAINE, 7 May 1667. Total: £09 04s. 10d.
"ffiat ad~ bounden deft Ryd BLACKWALL, filio de des." Sworn Thom BROWNE off.
May translate as "Let Admons be granted to Ryd (Richard) BLACKWALL son of the deceased".

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1669

BOTHAM
BURDEKIN
HODSON
WAGSTAFFE
WALKELATE
WARHURST
WINTERBOTHAM
BOTHAM, Edward, of Chalesworth, yeoman, declared 23 Nov 1669. (N)
Declared to: William WAGSTAFFE &   James WINTERBOTHAM;   sons John, Edward, Samuell & William BOTHAM;   daughters Mary BURDEKIN,   Martha WARHURST,   Ellen HODSON,   grandchild Timothy WARHURST.
Appraisers of Inventory: William WAGSTAFFE,   Will BURDEKIN,   William WALKELATE,   James WINTERBOTHAM, 29 Dec 1669

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1671

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Stephen - Bakewell, 20 Dec 1671.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1672

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Henry - Wardlow, 6 Jun 1672.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1675

BRAMWALL
BRAMWELL
BRAMWALL, Helen - Wardlow, 26 Mar 1675.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1675

BRAILSFORD
BRUNT
HALL
HOPKINSON
BRUNT, George - the elder of Clay Lane, yeoman, written 13 Feb 1674.
Executors: wife(un-named), son George BRUNT.
Beneficiaries: wife, sons William BRUNT, John BRUNT, Thomas BRUNT and George BRUNT;   daughters Elizabeth HOPKINSON (wife of Thomas) and Faith BRUNT.
Witnesses: Thomas HOPKINSON,   Thomas BRUNT.
Appraisers of Inventory: John BRAILSFORD,   Edward HALL,   Thomas HOPKINSON.
Testator was buried 25 Apr 1675. Probate 5 May 1675.

Contact: Jan Connell

 

1675

ASHBURY
BEARDOWE
COOPE
DALLYWATER
TOWNDROW
BEARDOWE, George - of Pilsley, yeoman.
Beneficiaries: sons George BEARDOWE, John BEARDOWE,   James BEARDOWE and Matthew BEARDOWE;   daus Mary BEARDOWE and Martha BEARDOWE;   son in law Henry DALLYWATER.
Executors: son Samuel BEARDOWE* and wife Mary BEARDOWE* (also Beneficiaries).
Overseers: Theophilus ASHBURY,   Thomas TOWNDROW (also Beneficiaries).
Witness: John COOPE.
Probate 20 Oct 1675 Chesterfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1677

BRUMHEAD
BUCKERIDGE
COCK
MIDDLETON
WILSON
BRUMHEAD, Henery, late of Bradwull, 11 May 1676. (N)
wife Alice, son Richard BRUMHEAD of Bradwall, Husbandman;   son John, daughter Mary;   Godfrey COCK of Baslow, husbandman.
Witness: Barton M MIDDLETON.
Sealed & Delivered: Radi BUCKERIDGE.
Admin. Bakewell 3 May 1677, Tho: WILSON Sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1677

ALLEN
BEARD
BLACKWALL
BLACKWELL
HODGKINSON
HYNDMAN
SPENCER
WAYNE
WILSON
BLACKWALL, Edmund - of Great-Longston, husbandman, 21 Dec 1671.
to Thos BLACKWALL (no relationship stated) of Great Longston - five ew[e] sheep;   to my naturall brother Henry BLACKWALL of Winster - 1s.;   to six of ye children of Richard BLACKWALL - "six pence a peece" (implies he had more than 6 children?);   to William HYNDMAN &   Eliz: ALLEN - 6d. ea.;   to aforesd Henry BLACKWALL's son - 6d.;   to William BLACKWALL, Sarah BLACKWALL & Ann BLACKWALL of Longston aforsd - 6d. ea. (no relationship stated);   to Grace WAYNE - 6d.
Executrix: my loving wife Ann BLACKWALL. Signed Edmund BLACKWELL [X his mark] with:
Witnesses: R SPENCER, Sarah SPENCER.
Inventory by: Francis HODGKINSON,   John BEARD, 18 Apr 1677. Total 101-04-00.
Probate Bakewell 8 May 1677 to Anne BLACKWALL, Executrix;  before Tho: WILSON, Sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1678

BOWLEY
BOWLEY, John - of Long Eaton, silk stocking maker, 1678.
sisters Elizabeth and Anne, brother Thomas, brother Joseph and 3 other sisters, brother William.
Inventory: Value £79.07.00.

Contact: Patrick Huss

 

1679

BAGSAHALL
BAGSHAW
BARKER
BROWNELL
CHADWICK
FFENKIRK
FFOX
GRANT
RODGERS
WILD
BAGSAHALL/BAGSHAW, Rodger - of Hazelbadge, Hope, yoeman, 1 Aug 1679.
grandchildren: George £4, g/son William £1, g/son Rodger £4,   g/son Thomas £5, g/son James £5, g/son John £5, g/dtr Ann £5;   a Rodger BAGSHAW gets his best little coat & breeches;   Thomas BARKER son of Robert £1;   the other 6 children of Robert £3 amongst them;   Francis BARKER's children £1 equally amongst them;   Francis BARKER & his wife Elizabeth 1/- each;   Alice WILD 1/-;   Laurence FFOX & Katherine FFENKIRK? 6d each;   George & Mary FFOX 20/- each when 21;   Ann CHADWICK 5/-;   everything else to son ffrancis who is sole exec.
Witnesses: Robert RODGERS & Thomas BROWNELL.
Inventory: Sep 1679 by Adam GRANT, ??? RODGERS & Tho BROWNELL - £43-12-6d.
Probate Bakewell 12 Nov 1679.
Note: Roger was possibly born in Abney in 1605. Rodger paid Easter Dues at Hope of 1/4d in 1658 & in 1661 gave 1/6d to the Free & Vol. Present.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1684

BROOMHEAD
CHAPMAN
FERNE
FLINT
GRUNDY
OLIVER
POPLEWELL
WRIGHT
BROOMHEAD, John, of Bubnell, yeoman, 27 Aug 1680 [32 Chas II]
wife Troth;   two elder sons Simon and Robert,   daughters Anne wife of John POPLEWELL,   Jane the wife of ffrancis FLINT,   Sarah wife of Thomas WRIGHT and Joane wife of George GRUNDY;   daughter in law Anne BROOMHEAD, her two sons Joshua and Benjamin,   and two daughters Mary and Hannah;   all goods, cattels, &c. to son John BROOMHEAD,   excepting the Smilting Mill groves;   all land in Bretton.
Supervisor: very good friend Humphrey CHAPMAN of Baslow.
Witnesses: Humfrey CHAPMAN,   William OLIVER(X),   Joseph FERNE.
Probate Bakewell 2 May 1684; before Thom BROWNE officiat.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1685

ALLESTREY
BEARDALL
CLAYE
DERREY
WATKINSON
BEARDALL, John - of Ault Hucknall. (I)
widow Ann BEARDALL.
Appraisers of Inventory: Richard DERREY,   William CLAYE,   Wm ALLESTREY,   John WATKINSON. Inventory 27 Oct 1685 Chesterfield

Contact: Sue White

 

1686

BROOKHOUSE
BUXTON
CORKERHAM
HUSBAND
RAINES
TAYLOR
WARD
BUXTON, German - of Kirk Ireton, gent., on or about 13 Apr 1686. (N)
will related before John HUSBAND by William BROOKHOUSE, in whose house in Derby the testator died after a month's sojourn there, Francis WARD, Mary TAYLOR (wife of John)
German BUXTON's wish, as related, was that, as provision had been made already for his other (unnamed) children, the newly born Samuel was to have as his share the residue of the estate after legacies were paid to the other children.
Obligation: taken out to Richard RAINES by German's widow Mary BUXTON and Thomas CORKERHAM (and signed by them) on behalf of Samuel.
Inventory: taken on 16 Sep 1686, totalling £171 6s 4d.

Contact: George Hewitt FBA

 

1687

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Thomas - Tideswell, 26 Apr 1687.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1689

ANDREW
BRADBURY
COTTRELL
KINDER
BRADBURY, Thomas, of Stubes, yeoman, parish of Glossop, 6 Jan 1688 [3 James II]
Beneficiaries: wife Ann, son Edmund BRADBURY, daughter Elizabeth BRADBURY,   sons Robert and Thomas BRADBURY* and daughter Mary BRADBURY*.
Witnesses: Robert COTTRELL &   William ANDREW.
Appraisers of Inventory: Joseph BRADBURY,   Wm ANDREW,   Edmund BRADBURY &   Raphe KINDER, 26 Jan 1689 and valued @ £52-11-6
Probate granted 30 Apr 1689 in Lichfield.

Contact: Allen Peterson

 

1689

BLACKWALL
FROST
HUSBAND
MELLOR
RIDER
RUDDIARD
BLACKWALL, Anthonie, senior, late of Kirkireton. (Ad)
son Anthony BLACKWALL, of Kirk Ireton;   John RUDDIARD, Elizabeth RUDDIARD(R).
Sealed & Delivered: Ric RIDER, n.p.
Appraisers of Inventory: John BLACKWALL,   Will MELLOR,   George FROST(X), 1 May 1689;   Total 4l-13s-4d.
Admin. 2 May 1689, Johan HUSBAND Sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1691

ANDREW
BALTHROP
BESWIC
BESWICK
BOARDMAN
BODAN
BORDMAN
BOTHAM
BOTHAMS
BOYER
BRIDGE
BRUCKSHAW
COCKE
DAYLIOR
FEARNILEY
FOG
GEE
GODDAARD
HEYES
HIBBERT
HOLLINGWORTH
HYDE
MATHER
MOORE
ROBINSON
ROBOTHAM
SCHOFIELD
STAFFORD
THORNILEY
TOWNSHEND
TRAWIS
WALKELATE
WALWARKE
WATERHOUSE
WOOD
WORTHINTO
BOTHAM, John, of Cloughend, bachelor?, 1 Aug 1691.
nephews John & Robert THORNILEY (brothers),   Ellis BOTHAM of Tadington,   Thomas BOTHAM (had a wife named Jane),   Anthony ROBINSON,   Robert BOTHAM of Ludworth (had a sister Mary),   John HYDE;   niece Elizabeth, sister of Thomas BOTHAM.
Bequests to: Mary BESWICK,   Sara BALTHROP,   3 children of Samuell BESWICK,   John BOARDMAN,   Richard & Samuel BOARDMAN (brothers),   Martha BOARDMAN,   Mary BOARDMAN (sister in law of testator),   children of Wm HEYES,   children of Wm BOTHAM,   children of Edward BOTHAMS (of Chisworth),   children of Tho: WALKELATE,   Jacob HOLLINGWORTH & his sister;   children of Thomas ROBOTHAM,   Ane ROBOTHAM,   Robt BOTHAM of H-lackno--ll?;   executors Wm WALKELATE* (nephew),   Robt THORNILEY* (nephew),   John GEE*.
Witnesses: George WALKELATE,   Thomas WALKELATE.
Appraisers of Inventory: Thomas WALKELATE,   John HYDE,   Thomas ROBOTHAM, 21 Aug 1691.
Debtors to estate: John HYDE the elder,   John HYDE the younger,   Henry ROBOTHAM,   Rich. BOARDMAN,   John BOYER,   John GEE,   Mathew TRAWIS,   John ROBOTHAM,   Widdow BODAN,   Raph MATHER & his son,   Sam FOG,   Sam COCKE,   Henry BRUCKSHAW,   Ra. WATERHOUSE,   Sam BORDMAN,   Humphrey BRIDGE,   Martha BORDMAN,   James TOWNSHEND,   Saml HIBBERT,   Tho. BOARDMAN,   Jabesh MOORE,   Jana SCHOFIELD,   Martha WORTHINTO,   John WALWARKE,   Joseph DAYLIOR,   John GEE,   Saml BESWIC,   GODDAARD,   John BOTHAM,   Sl FEARNILEY,   Joseph ANDREW,   Henry STAFFORD,   Widdow WOOD,   John HYDE,   Tho: ROBOTHAM.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1691

ASHTON
BEARD
BLACKWELL
BRAMWELL
CLAY
CLOWSE
COMPSON
DICKEN
FOOLOW
FRITH
FURNACE
GARLICK
HANCOCK
HANCOK
HASLAME
HODGKINSON
HOWARD
JENKINSON
LOWE
NEEDHAM
SELLARS
SOWTER
TOMLINSON
WAINE
WILSON
WINTERBOTHAM
WRIGHT
BLACKWELL, Thomas - of Great Longston, husbandman, 26 May 1691 [3 Willm & Mary]
to Mary & Elizabeth FRITH (daus of Tho: FRITH of Eyam) - 3£ equally divided;   to Will: & Robert HODGKINSON (younger sons of my sister Ann) - 5£ equally divided;   to Elizabeth BLACKWELL of Longston (dau of my bro: Will: BLACKWELL) - 5£;   to Tho: COMPSON of Longston - my best suite of Cloaths;   to Tho: FRITH of Eyam - my great Gray Coate & Boots;   to Tho: & Nicolas (2 sons of Nicholas HANCOCK) - six ewes equally divided.
Joint Executors: my Loving Aunt Ann CLAY of Longston & Thomas HODGKINSON (eldest son of my sister Ann HODGKINSON of Longston). Thomas BLACKWELL his mark & seale, with:
Witnesses: Tho: WRIGHT;   Nicholas BLACKWELL;   Nicholas ['N' his mark] HANCOCK.
Inventory by: John ['B' his marke] BLACKWELL,   Thomas FRITH,   John TOMLINSON, 11 Jun 1691. Total: 103-13-2 (including debts owed).
Debts due to the Testator: from William LOWE of Ashford / 6:8:6;   John TOMLINSON / 7:0:0;   William CLOWSE / 5:0:0;   Willam HASLAME / 5:0:0;   Joseph WRIGHT / 20:0:0;   Hen: FURNACE / 4:10:0;   Ellis DICKEN / 3:17:6;   Christopher JENKINSON / 8:0:0;   Robert FOOLOW / 0:6:8;   Hellen HANCOK / 0:3:4;   Fran: HODGKINSON / 0:1:0;   Edward HOWARD / 0:6:0;   Thomas FRITH / 1:7:0;   Thomas HODGKINSON / 0:16:0;   Robert WAINE / 0:3:0;   John BEARD / 0:17:0;   Benjamin WAINE / 0:3:0;   George BRAMWELL / 0:13:4;   Daniell NEEDHAM / 0:6:8.
More debts due to the testator which were fforgott at the Apprizeinge: Edw: HOWARD / 0-8-0;   Hen: WINTERBOTHAM / 0-11-0;   ??? SOWTER / 0-2-2;   Dan: NEEDHAM Junr . 0-2-6;   ?Widd: SELLARS / 0-2-11;   Sam: WRIGHT / 0-7-0;   Geo: GARLICK / 0-1-0;   Mary ASHTON / 0-1-0;   This sum is 1-15-7.
Probate 24 Oct 1691 before Tho: WILSON Sur.

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1694

BARNES
BEARD
BRADBURY
WATERHOUSE
BARNES, John, the younger late of Stones House, husbandman, parish of Glossop. (Ad)
Elizabeth BARNES*, of Chinley, relict.
Signed by: Edmund BRADBURY of Stubbs &   Richard BEARD of Mellor.
Appraisers of Inventory: John WATERHOUSE &   Edmund BRADBURY of Stubbs, 12 Jul 1693, and valued @ £74-6-6.
Administration granted to Elizabeth BARNES 11 Apr 1694 in Chesterfield.

Contact: Allen Peterson

 

1695

BAGSHAW
BRADWELL
BROWNELL
HALL
HEAPS
MIDDLETON
MIDLETON
POINTON
WOOLLEY
BAGSHAW, ffrancis - of Hazlebadge, yoeman, 10 Jun 1685.
son George 1/- & the tenant rights to Hazlebadge;   Margeret my 'now' wife £20 while she remains single;   dtr Mary £20 when of age;   son William - the Newlands in the Liberty of Little Hucklow.
Witnesses: Mary MIDLETON X, Thomas MIDLETON,   Ann BRADWELL,   Tho: BROWNELL.
Two inventories for ffrancis BAGSHAW of Coplar Dale by John BAGSHAW &   ffrancis MIDDLETON. It is suggested that at the time of his death he was living with William at the smaller freehold property.
1. Mainly household goods, farming gear & livestock. £125-5-0d.
2. Same appraisers but different writing and concerning bonds &c. - Will POINTON, Am? POINTON for encrochment of land at Little Hucklow;   Edward HALL a bond,   hugh BRADWELL of Abney,   Nanil? HEAPS & Joseph WOOLLEY? - £136-6-0d.
Probate Bakewell 27 Feb 1695. Francis b.1625 & d.1697.

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1695

BARBER
EYRE
IBUTSON
MORTON
BARBER, Thomas - of Birch-in-Lee, Hope, 29 … 1695.
Note: This will is torn, there are parts missing & some of it photocopied black. This is what I managed to glean - dtr Mary £10;   dtr Jane £10;   dtr Ann £10;   son Edward £10;   dtr Dorothy £10;   son Edmund £10 - all above under 21;   wife Mary;   sons William (eldest) & Thomas.
Inventory: 2 Mar 1694 by John EYRE, Joseph EYRE,   George BARBER,   Thomas MORTON,   Joseph IBUTSON, value £196-6-2d.
Probate 16 Apr 1695.

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1696

BAGSHAW
BAMFORD
BARKER
MORTON
NICHOLS
WILSON
BAMFORD, Robert, late of Abney. (Ad)
(son) George BAMFORD of Abney, Husbandman;   James (Jacobus) BAGSHAW of Abney, Husbandman.
Sealed & Delivered: Matt NICHOLS.
Appraisers of Inventory: George MORTON(M),   Thomas BARKER(TB),   John BAMFORD(X), 16 Apr 1696;   Total 12-3-11.
Admin. 13 Mar 1695/6; before Tho: WILSON Sur.
The Inventory (April) appears to have been taken after the Admin (March).

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1697

BARKER
BOWERING
BOWERINGE
BOWRING
BOWRINGE
COPE
GLADWIN
HODGKINSON
HORME
HUTCHENSON
RAGG
WHELLEDON
BOWRINGE, John of Rowsley in the parysh of Bakewell, 27 May 1693.
daughter Mary HODGKINSON,   son in law John RAGG,   daughter Sara BARKER,   Jane HUTCHENSON (not named as daughter, but possibly was?),   daughter Rebeca HOUME,   son John BOWERINGE,   rest, &c. to wife Jane BOWERING* and younger son George BOWERINGE*.
Witnesses: Michael COPE,   James GLADWIN(X),   Elizabeth WHELLEDON(X).
Appraisers of Inventory: Nicholas BOWRING,   William BARKER, 25 Dec 1696;   Total 38-06-00.
Probate Bakewell 11 Jan 1696/7; before Tho: WILSON Sur.

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1697

ANDREW
BARNES
GEE
HALL
BARNES, Ann, of Stones House Kinder, parish of Glossop, 6 Oct 1696.
Beneficiaries: grand children Ralph ANDREW &   John HALL,   grand child Elizabeth ANDREW,   grand child Mary HALL,   Francis GEE* the son and heir of Ralph GEE of Kinder,   daughter Martha, son in law Thos. HALL,   Mary the wife of Edward BARNES of Barnes fould, and daughter Mary.
Executors: son in law John ANDREW &   Francis GEE.
Witness: Mary HALL.
Probate granted 20 Apr 1697.

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1698

BRAMWELL
BROMWELL
BROMWELL, Elizabeth - Uttoxeter, 7 Oct 1698. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1699

BOOTH
BOTHAM
GODDARD
HYDE
MARSHALL
BOTHAM, William, of Chalseworth, 24 Jan 1698/9. (Ad)
widow & relict Elizabeth BOTHAM* of Glossop,   Thomas MARSHALL* of Glossop,   Edward BOTHAM* of Glossop.
Witnesses: Sarah HYDE,   Will BOOTH,   John HYDE.
Appraisers of Inventory: Robert GODDARD,   Edward BOTHAM,   John BOTHAM,   Will BOOTH.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1699

ALLEN
BEARDAH
COWLISHAW
FISHER
SLINN
BEARDAH, John - of Crich, cordwainer.
Beneficiaries: wife Helen BEARDAH,   son John BEARDAH*,   daus Hannah BEARDAH and Elizabeth FISHER.
Witnesses: William COWLISHAW,   Will ALLEN,   Henry SLINN.
Probate Apr 1699.

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1699

BRUSHFEILD
BRUSHFIELD
HUSBAND
MOWER
STANLEY
BRUSHFEILD, Bernard - of Hanging Flatt i/t/p of Eyam, co. Darby yeoman, 1 May 1699.
Request to be interred in the Church=Yard at Eyam.
to wife Elizabeth BRUSHFEILD - half the house, outhouses, gardens, &c. at Hanging Flatt (and) after her decease to eldest son Thomas BRUSHFEILD, other half also to Thomas;   to 2nd son Cornelius BRUSHFEILD - all lands & tenemts. at Wardlow i/t/p Hope … and to his heirs male (and) for default of such … to Thomas BRUSHFEILD … within 4dys after the decease of Cornelius;   to 3rd son Isaack BRUSHFEILD - the South furlong Close, the Half Acre at Little Waterfall, the Half Acre or Peasefurlong by? the Rood on the Burrs, lying & being within the Town=feilds of Eyam aforesaid;   to 4th son Charles BRUSHFEILD - 5 dwelling houses & croft at Grindleford=Bridge … also Eaens=low=Close? Acre within the feilds of Eyam;   to 5th son James BRUSHFEILD - three Roods of land lying on the Neather Stony=hills, a rood on Pease=furlong, within Eyam feilds;   to youngest son John BRUSHFEILD - one Half Acre of land on Over Stony=hills, & an Half Acre on the Long roods.
Joint Executors: wife and son Thomas BRUSHFEILD - authorized to make sale of my Quick=Good for the payment of the debts, any overplus equally divided (with) all household goods (for) sons James and John BRUSHFEILD "for their better subsistence & education".   Signed Bernard BRUSHFEILD, with:
Witnesses: John STANLEY, Godfrey STANLEY, Anne STANLEY.
Inventory by: Thomas MOWER,   Humphrey BRUSHFIELD, 22 May 1699. Total: £47-2s.
Probate granted at Chesterfield 17 Oct 1699 to Thomas BRUSHFEILD;  before Johan HUSBAND sur.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1700

BAGSHAW
EYRE
JAMES
MIDDLETON
WRAGG
BAGSHAW, Bartholomew - of Little Hucklow, Hope, miner, 13 Mar 1699.
wife Alice;   dtr Mary EYRE 10/-;   brothers Peter & Adam.
Witnesses: Samuel BAGSHAW of Grindlow, miner & Thomas WRAGG of Hopedale, miner;   Bartholomew's mark a well drawn B lying on its back.
Inventory by: Edmund JAMES,   Peter BAGSHAW,   ffrancis MIDDLETON is mainly farming & household gear but describes him as a yoeman - £65-5-9d.
Probate Bakewell 13 Apr 1700.

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1703

BARON
BEARDOW
HARRIS
KNIFTON
SHELDEN
BEARDOW, George - of Northwingfield. (Ad)
dau Ann KNIFTON,   son in law Robert KNIFTON.
Signatories: George BEARDOW,   Solomon SHELDEN.
Appraisers of Inventory: George BEARDOW,   Richard BARON,   George HARRIS.
Admin. Oct 1703 Chesterfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1704

BOWMER
BYARD
GOTHARD
HANSON
BYARD, Robert, of Alderwasley, parish of Wirksworth, Husbandman. (? -1703)
eldest son Robert BYARD,   wife Anne BYARD*,   daughter Elizabeth BYARD,   daughter Mary BYARD,   daughter Anne BYARD,   son John BYARD.
Witnesses: Sarah HANSON(sg),   Robert GOTHARD(sg),   Robert BYARD(X),   Geo. BOWMER(sg).
Inventory 8 Dec 1703: Total £52-0-0  Probate granted 21 Apr 1704.

Contact: Malcolm Byard

 

1704

BOOTH
BORE
BOSTOCK
BOTHAM
BOTHEM
BOWER
BURDEKIN
COLLIOR
GODDARD
KINDER
MOSELY
SHEPPARD
WAGSTAFFE
WALKLATE
WARHURST
BOTHAM, Samuell, of Challesworth, 16 Jul 1704.
brothers John & Edward BOTHAM;   sister Martha WARHURST.
Bequests to: Edward BOTHAM of Rosegreene,   Ellen WARHURST,   Mary SHEPPARD,   Elizabeth BOWER,   Mary BURDEKIN,   Margrett BOTHAM,   Elizabeth BURDEKIN,   Timothy WARHURST,   Peter WARHURST,   William WARHURST,   Ralph MOSELY,   Robert COLLIOR of Hattersly,   Thomas BORE of Mottrom,   Thomas WALKLATE of Woodseats,   William WALKLATE,   Mary KINDER,   Edward 'sone' of Edward BOTHEM of Chisworth,   William 'sone' of Edward BOTHAM of Woodseats;   executor Thomas WALKLATE* of Woodseats.
Witnesses: John WAGSTAFFE,   Eisbeth WAGSTAFFE,   William WALKLATE.
Appraisers of Inventory: Thomas WAGSTAFFE,   Peter BOSTOCK,   Robert GODDARD,   William BOOTH, 10 Aug 1704

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1710

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Thomas - Wardlow, 17 May 1710.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1711

BEARDMORE
BLASDALE
FRITCHLEY
RODEN
WALKER
WILD
BEARDMORE, Alice - of Heage, 28 Mar 1711.
Beneficiaries: son John BEARDMORE,   son Samuel BEARDMORE,   son Abraham BEARDMORE,   son Isaac BEARDMORE,   daughter Elizabeth BEARDMORE,   daughter Hannah BLASDALE.
Executors: Richard FRITCHLEY and Thomas BEARDMORE
Witnesses: Thomas RODEN,   Thomas WILD,   Joseph WALKER.

Contact: Carol Ryan

 

1711

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, John - Wardlow, 6 Jun 1711.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1712

BRUSFEILD
BRUSHFEILD
BRUSHFIELD
BUXTON
DICKENS
DRABLE
FURNISS
GREENWOOD
MIDDLETON
REDFERNE
RIDGE
SCHOLAR
WILSON
BRUSHFIELD, Humfry - of Foolow i/t/p Eyam, Derbyshire, 13 Apr 1712.
to wife Hellen BRUSHFIELD … housing with appurtenances at Eyam which I purchased of widd REDFERNE, Wm REDFERNE & Joseph REDFERNE and … lands &c. which I purchased of Mr. Robt. GREENWOOD;   to my wife … all other houses (and) lands … in Eyam … paying my nephew Napthali RIDGE of Sheffield cutler … yearly … £2-10s. (the) first payment at Xmas after my decease (also) all that barne lands tenements &c. in Eyam … purchased of John WILSON and all that parcell of land formerly part of Eyam pasture which was allotted to me for my proporc'n and all … lands tenemts. &c. in Eyam … with the Barne thereon standing … purchased of widd FURNISS, Martin FURNISS & Joseph FURNISS comonly called the Intake … after my wife Hellen's decease (and) after his decease … the same unto my kinswoman Rachel RIDGE (daughter of thesaid Napthali) and (her) heires … for want of such … to heires of the said Napthali … for want of such … to my kinsman Humfry BRUSHFEILD of Eyam (and) his heires for ever.
In case Sarah the now wife of nephew Napthali RIDGE survive him … she to have 50s. yearly the first paymt. at Xmas next after my decease;   to my bro: in law Thomas BRUSFEILDs four children - 20s. each and to my sister Rachael DRABLE and to her seaven children - 20s. each;   to my kinswoman Ruth BUXTON (the wife of Edward BUXTON of Bakewell) & to Mr. Robert SCHOLAR of Rowsley - one guinea each (both 6mths after my decease);   I desire (if his Grace the Duke of Rutland thinks fitt) my kinsman Richard BRUSFEILD bee accepted tenant to my farme in Froggatt.
Sole Executrix: my wife Hellen BRUSHFEILD - she to have the rest.   Signed Humphery BRUSHFEILD (Seal) with:
Witnesses: Jonathan MIDDLETON, Elizabeth MIDDLETON (E her mark),   Cornelius DICKENS.

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1712

BEARDOW
BLAND
COWPER
SARE
BEARDOW, Matthew - of Ripley. (Ad)
widow Hannah BEARDOW.
Signatories: John BEARDOW,   John BLAND.
Appraisers of Inventory: Jos SARE,   Joseph COWPER,  
Admin. Apr 1712 Heage.

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1713

BOOTH
BORDEKIN
BORE
BOTHAM
BOWERS
GODDARD
HOLINGWORTH
MARSHALL
ROWBOTHAM
SHEPPARD
STANEY
BOTHAM, Edward, of Chisworth, yeoman, 9 Apr 1713.
Bequests to: Ould Edward BOTHAM of Rosegrene,   Elin MARSHALL,   Mary SHEPPARD,   Elizabeth BOWERS,   Mary BORDEKIN,   my Loving wife,   yong Edward BOTHAM at Rosegrene son to ould Edward,   Elizabeth BORE of Whittle,   Mary BOTHAM of Chisworth,   Martha BOTHAM of Chisworth,   John BOTHAM of Chisworth;   executors Jeremia HOLINGWORTH*,   Robert GODDARD* of Chisworth.
Witnesses: Samuel BOOTH,   William ROWBOTHAM,   John BOTHAM.
Appraisers of Inventory: Thomas STANEY,   Will BOOTH, 21 Apr 1713

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1714

BAGSHAW
BARFORD
HOAWARD
LOMAS
ORME
SELLERS
WILSON
BAGSHAW, Robert, of Taddington, yeoman, 11 Jun 1714 [13 Anne]
daughter Grace wife of Ralph ORME of Taddington*,   sister Margarett BAGSHAW,   daughter Elizabeth wife of Samuel BARFORD of Sterndale,   son Robert BAGSHAW.
Witnesses: Robert HOAWARD(sg),   Grace SELLERS(X),   Thomas LOMAS(sg).
Additional Oath by: John WILSON, Curate of Taddington.
Probate Taddington 15 Dec 1714.

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1716

BLACKWELL
BRITTLEBANK
MERRILL
SKIDMORE
TULLIT
WILSON
BLACKWELL, Fransis, of Eyam Husbandman, 30 Jul 1713.
sonns Anthony* James* and Robert BLACKWELL*;   'to my sonn Anthony all his Tools &   Materials belonging to his trade of Blacksmith';   sonns Thomas BLACKWELL John BLACKWELL;   daughers Elizabeth TULLIT,   Jane BRITTLEBANK,   Mary BLACKWELL & Hellen BLACKWELL.
Witnesses: Rowland MERRILL(sg),   John SKIDMORE(X),   John WILSON. [fransis (X) BLACKWELL his mark]
Appraisers of Inventory: Rowland MERRILL Senr,   Rowland MERRILL Junr, 4 Feb 1715/6 [2 George I]

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1717

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, William - Tideswell, 22 Oct 1717.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1719

BROOMHEAD
HARRISON
HAYWARD
HINCKES
KING
NICHOLS
BROOMHEAD, John, late of Bubnell. (Ad)
widow Mary BROOMHEAD of Bubnell,   Joseph NICHOLS of Baslow, curate &   Thomas HARRISON of Baslow, mason.
Sealed & Delivered: Nath: HINCKES, n.p.
Appraisers of Inventory: John HAYWARD(H),   John KING, 13 May 1719;   Total 4-17-8.
Admin. Bakewell 14 May 1719.

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1719

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Ann - Tideswell, 14 May 1719.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1720

BANCROFT
BOOTH
BOTHAM
GODDARD
STANWAY
WAGSTAFF
BOTHAM, Edward, of Charlesworth, Husbandman, 25 Jun 1720. (Ad)
John BOTHAM*,   Will BOOTH*,   Richard STANWAY*. 'widdow and relight' Mary BOTHAM of Chalesworth,   renounced her Title in favour of 'John BOTHAM my Son'.
Witnesses: Robert GODDARD,   Will BOOTH.
Appraisers of Inventory: Robert GODDARD,   John WAGSTAFF,   John BANCROFT,   Will BOOTH, 25 Jun 1720

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1721

BAILEY
BOOTH
CLEGG
FFROGATT
FROGATT
FROGGAT
GEE
KINDER
WATERHOUSE
BOOTH, John - of Kinder, parish of Glossop, 12 Aug 1721.
Lands in Kinder unto wife until son Thomas is aged one and twenty years;   daughter Elizabeth until she is 21;   my father in law John FROGATT[1] and uncle Ffrancis GEE.
Executors: my wife Ellen BOOTH,   father in law John FFROGATT and uncle Ffrancis GEE.
Witnesses: Ralph KINDER,   Barnabas BAILEY,   and John WATERHOUSE.
Proved Oct 1721.
Notes: [1] John BOOTH married Ellen FROGATT at Glossop 5 Mar 1717.
[2] James CLEGG's Diary of 15 Sep 1721 records the reason for John's early death - an outbreak of small pox: "They broke out first in Kinder where two young men, sons to Francis GEE were carried off by them. Shortly after John Boo... and his wife and one child died of that Disease. A little after the Family of John FROGGAT of Park Hall was visited and his eldest son John (a youth of great hopes) died and about 30 others in and about Heafield, most of the Families that were afflicted with them were Broken." - ex. The Diary of James Clegg Part 1 p.15, formerly published by the Derbyshire Record Society.

Contact: familyfroggatt

 

1724

BRIGGS
BUNTING
COOP
INGALL
SPRAY
BRIGGS, James - of Upper Langwith, husbandman, 24 Dec 1723.
Beneficiaries: son James BRIGGS, wife (unnamed - executrix).
Witnesses: Jno COOP(X),   Joseph BRIGGS jnr(sg),   Christopher BUNTING(X).
Appraisers: Joseph BRIGGS(sg),   Thomas INGALL(sg),   Francis SPRAY(sg),   Joseph BRIGGS junr(sg), 2 Jan 1723/4. Value £110 4s 2d.

 

1724

BOWERING
HEATHCOTE
KENYON
ROWE
WAKINGLEY
BOWERING, Margaret - of Eddensover [Edensor], 3 Jul 1724. (Ad)
George BOWERING (husband and relict) of Eddensover husbandman;   Geo HEATHCOTE junr of Bakewell butcher;   John ROWE of Bakewell hubsbandman.
Also mentioned: Michelius WAKINGLEY.   Sworn before R KENYON.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1727

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Anne - Wardlow, 16 Sep 1727.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1728

BLACKWALL
SKIDMORE
BLACKWALL, Anthony, of Eyam, 5 Mar 1727/8 [1 Geo II]
son Fran~ BLACKWALL* "money that the Shop was sould for,   which money I would have made use of to gett him a trade";   wife Easther BLACKWALL*.
Witness: Simon SKIDMORE.
No date of Probate available; bur Eyam 10 Mar 1727/8.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1728

BAGSHAW
BALGAY
BARKER
BROMEHEAD
BROOMHEAD
DAM
DICKENS
FANTOM
HEATHCOAT
HEYWARD
KNIVETON
NORTH
PARKES
PIDFORKE
SMYTH
TAYLOR
THORNHILL
THORPE
WEBSTER
YATES
BROMEHEAD, Katherine, widdow, 7 Jan 1727/8.
to be "decently buryed in the parish Church of Bakewell and laid in the Grave wherein my dear father was interred... my Executrix to procure a handsom Black Marble Grave Stone ... (to be engraved with) verses composed for an Epitaph for my ffather by Mr BALGAY late of Cowley";   friends Mrs Mary BAGSHAW &   Elizabeth wife of Mr John THORPE;   sister Wansess (that's what it looks like!), niece Alice KNIVETON,   Willm HEYWARD &   Elizabeth wife of Robert SMYTH;   David FANTOM & his wife Margarett;   Robert KNIVETON;   thirty pounds to Mr Alexander DAM &   Mr Edward HEATHCOAT to be distributed to poor widdows in Baslow, Bubnill & Curber;   Mr Stephen BAGSHAW &   Mr Josiah YATES;   Ellen wife of George TAYLOR;   friend Mrs Dorothy THORNHILL, widdow;   kinsman Joshua BROOMHEAD;   Sarah PARKES, widdow;   George NORTH of Bakewell;   servant Ellen WEBSTER*.
Trustees: friends Mr Thomas BARKER &   Mr John THORPE of Bakewell.
Witnesses: Eliz THORPE,   Anne PIDFORKE(X),   Cornelius DICKENS.
Appraisers of Inventory: Thomas BARKER,   John THORPE, 1 May 1728;   Total 47-04-06.
Probate Bakewell 21 May 1728; before Jonath: BIRCH sur:.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1728

BRIGHTMORE
BRIGHTMORE, Francis - of Bakewell. (Ad)
Admon. 11 Oct 1728; vidua Sara BRIGHTMORE.

Contact: LGPBEV

 

1728

BARBER
GREAVES
HATTERSLEY
PASHLEY
TYM
WILSON
BARBER, Mary - of Birchinlee, Hope, widow, 4 Aug 1728.
dtr Ann PASHLEY £5.
Executors: eldest dtr Mary & son-in-law Willm HATTERSLEY.
Witness: Christopher WILSON.
Inventory: 14 Aug 1728 by Matthew TYM, Samuel GREAVES & Christopher WILSON - £306-11-6d.
Probate Bakewell 11 Oct 1728.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1729

ASHFORTH
BLACKWALL
BLACKWELL
BRITTLEBANK
MERRILL
PARKIN
RIGBY
BLACKWELL, Robert, of Eyam, yeaman, 26 Sep 1729 [3 Geo II]
brothers Thomas, John BLACKWALL and James BLACKWALL*;   sisters Jane BRITTLEBANK,   Mary ASHFORTH,   Ellin PARKIN and Easter BLACKWELL.
Witnesses: Ralph RIGBY,   Rowland MERRILL.
No date of Probate available.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1729

BROMEHEAD
FROGGATT
GARDOM
HOULMES
MORTON
TURNER
WOOD
BROMEHEAD, Mary, of Bubnell, widow, 2 Jun 1729.
son John BROMEHEAD,   daughter Elizabeth GARDOM, granddaughter Mary GARDOM;   daughter in law Hannah BROMEHEAD,   son Joseph BROMEHEAD*.
Witnesses: John WOOD,   John TURNER,   Samuel HOULMES.
Appraisers of Inventory: Robt. FROGGATT,   Hugh MORTON, 3 Oct 1729.
Probate Chesterfield 16 Oct 1729; before R RIDER Sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1729

ASHTON
BEARDAH
BODLEY
GRAVE
HALL
HARRISON
JOPSON
MOSS
STOOR
WARD
BEARDAH, John - of Ripley, yeoman.
Beneficiaries: wife Elizabeth BEARDAH*,   sister Mary STOOR,   cousin Hannah HALL,   sister Hannah ASHTON,   cousins William JOPSON and Mary JOPSON;   sister Elizabeth MOSS;   cousins Hannah MOSS, Thomas MOSS, Elizabeth MOSS and Samuel MOSS;   bro in law John BODLEY;   Mrs Lydia WARD.
Witnesses: William GRAVE,   Samuel HARRISON.
Probate Oct 1729 Lichfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1730

BRUSHFIELD
DRABLE
FERN
LONGDEN
MORRELL
PEARSON
ROWLAND
SLATER
WILDE
BRUSHFIELD, Hellen - of Foolow co. Derby, widdow, 9 Feb 1729/30.
to my brother John LONGDEN of Darley co. Derby - my house … in Eayme … in possession of Humphrey BRUSHFIELD and the house I lately built in Eayme … in possession of Rowland MORRELL together with … the Flatt, The Pingle and the Sickup within the Liberty of Eayme (in) occupation of Rowland MORRELL or Henry MORRELL;   the sum of £4 be paid yearly to my brother George LONGDEN of Darley co. Derby for … his natural life out of rents and profitts … from the houses and … land.   At brother George's death - £50 be paid by my brother John LONGDEN to the 3 sons of my brother George LONGDEN (also) £30 to (his) 3 daughters … in equal shares;   to my beloved kinswoman Elizabeth PEARSON of Dore co. Derby - all my houses and buildings standing near the Stocks in Eayme and a piece of land called … Stonystone Hill;   to Humphrey BRUSHFIELD of Eayme - 20s. paid 6 mths after my decease;   to each of Francis DRABLE of Foolow,   my kinswoman Mary SLATER of Tidswall,   my kinswoman Anne FERN of Fairfield,   my kinswoman Elizabeth WILDE of Stony Middleton,   and Hellen ROWLAND of Foolow - 20 shillings;   to Elizabeth PEARSON - the Bed on which I ly … with the Bedstead & Bedcloaths, The Press and all other Goods in the Parlour.
Sole Executor: my loving brother John LONGDEN - he to have rest & residue.   Signed Hellen BRUSHFIELD (her marke X), with:
Witnesses: Robert DRABLE (his marke), Anne DRABLE (her marke),   John WILDE.
Probate granted at Chesterfield 16 Apr 1730 to the brother John LONGDEN.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1730

BRADBURY
MARRIOTT
MASON
RADCLIFFE
STAFFORD
TEALIER
BRADBURY, Robert, of Could Harbor, parish of Glossop, 9 Nov 1730 [4 George II]
Beneficiaries: grand daughter Mary MASON,   son Robert BRADBURY,   daughter Ann TEALIER,   daughter Mary MASON,   daughter Ellen BRADBURY* and daughter Sarah STAFFORD.
Executor and Executrix: cousin Thomas BRADBURY of Heafield,,   and daughter Ellen BRADBURY.
Witnesses: Daniel BRADBURY,   Mary RADCLIFFE &   Thomas BRADBURY.
Appraisers of Inventory: John RADCLIFFE,   John MARRIOTT &   Thomas BRADBURY, 10 Jul 1730 and valued @ £45-3-0
Probate granted in Chesterfield 20 Oct 1730.

Contact: Allen Peterson

 

1732

BASFORD
BERRISFORD
GREGORY
MATHER
RHODES
WALL
WHITE
BERRISFORD (BASFORD), Godfrey - of Kelstidge, Ashover, written 22 Feb 1731/2.
Executrix: wife Mary BERRISFORD.
Beneficiaries: wife Mary BERRISFORD, sons Peter BERRISFORD, David BERRISFORD, Benjamin BERRISFORD and Job BERRISFORD;   daughters - Hana WHITE and Mary WALL.
Witnesses: Elizabeth MATHER,   John RHODES Jnr,   William GREGORY.
Appraisers of Inventory: John MATHER,   Job BERRISFORD.
Testator died 22 Feb 1731/2. Probate 1732.

Contact: Jan Connell

 

1732

BRAMALL
BRAMHALL
HADFIELD
HAIGH
HANDFORD
OWTERNSHAW
BRAMALL, Thomas, of Glossop, 14 Sep 1731. (I)
widow Elizabeth BRAMHALL*,   John HADFIELD*,   Henry HAIGH*,  
Appraisers of Inventory: William HANDFORD,   P? OWTERNSHAW.
Admin. granted 11 May 1732.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1732

ANDREW
BAGSHAW
BARBER
BENNETT
HODGINS
MIDDLETON
BARBER, Edward - 1732. (Ad)
Admin granted to Martha BARBER or MIDDLETON of Abney, for the estate of Edward BARBER of Abney, miner. Oath at Bakewell on 26 Jul 1732.
Witnesses: Robert MIDDLETON,   John BENNET[T] &   John HODGINS.
Inventory: 18 Apr 1732 by Robert BAGSHAW & Benjamin ANDREW - £19-1-0d.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1735

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, William - Bakewell, 17 Jul 1735.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1735

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Elizabeth - Bakewell, 17 Oct 1735.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1738

BAILEY
HOLLINGSWORTH
MORE
SANDOM
BAILEY, Robert - of Breadsall, husbandman, 30 Aug 1728.
nephews (unnamed);   servant Elizabeth SANDOM;   son William BAILEY;   kinsman William BAILEY, a minor.
Witnesses: John MORE,   Joseph HOLLINGSWORTH,   Gilbert MORE.
Proved 17 Oct 1738.

Contact: Tony Bennett

 

1741

BAKER
BAXTER
FFARMER
BAXTER, John - of Cauldwell, Derbyshire, tailor, 4 Jun 1740. Buried 7 Jun 1740.
Beneficiaries: son Joseph BAXTER;   daughter Mary BAXTER;   son John BAXTER;   son George BAXTER (under 21);   daughter Elizabeth BAXTER (under 21);   daughter Anne BAXTER (under 18);   "my dear wife".
Sole Executor: son John BAXTER.
Witnesses: Thomas BAKER Sen, Thomas BAKER Jun;   John FFARMER.
Probate granted 10 Jan 1740/1, Lichfield.
Complete transcript URL: Will of John BAXTER, 1741

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1742

BAGSHAW
BARBER
BEECH
MIDDLETON
BAGSHAW, William, of Abney Grange, parish of Hope, yeoman, 6 Jun 1740 [13 Geo II]
granddaughter Anne BAGSHAW,   son Thomas BAGSHAW,   Thomas's children: William, Thomas, John & Anne BAGSHAW.
Witnesses: Robert MIDDLETON(sg),   Ann BAGSHAW(sg),   Mary BAGSHAW(sg).
Appraisers of Inventory: Wm. BEECH,   John BARBER, 25 Mar 1742;   Total £10-12-0.
Probate Bakewell 24 Apr 1742.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1742

BAGSHAW
GOULD
HARRISON
BAGSHAW, Isaac, of Staden, Husbandman, 8 Oct 1741.
eldest son John BAGSHAW,   son Isaac BAGSHAW,   youngest son David BAGSHAW,   daughter Esther BAGSHAW,   son Jacob BAGSHAW,   son Abraham BAGSHAW*,   wife Esther BAGSHAW*
Witnesses: William GOULD(sg),   Wm HARRISON(sg).
Appraisers of Inventory: William GOULD,   Thos. BAGSHAW(X), 11 Nov 1741.
Yes, these two Wills really were proved on the same day! The LJRO sent the first to me by mistake.
Probate [?]Bakewell 24 Apr 1742  Inventory total £65-13-8.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1742

BERDOE
CLAY
HEATHCOTE
PARFORD
BERDOE, Samuel - yeoman of Pilsley, Northwingfield.
Beneficiaries: wife Esther BERDOE,   sons George BERDOE, James BERDOE, John BERDOE,   William BERDOE, Samuel BERDOE and Matthew BERDOE;   daus Esther BERDOE, Mary BERDOE and Martha BERDOE.
Witnesses: Godfrey HEATHCOTE,   Grace HEATHCOTE.
Executors: John CLAY*,   Michael PARFORD*.
Probate 7 Oct 1742 Chesterfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1742

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, William - Eyam, 7 Oct 1742.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1744

BAGSHAW
BARNSLEY
BEECH
BRADWELL
HALLAM
LOMAS
MARSHALL
MIDDLETON
PEARSON
SLINN
SMITH
TORR
WALKER
BAGSHAW, George - of Hazlebadge, Hope, yoeman, 2 Jun 1743.
g/son George land at Eden Tree, Moorfurlongs - bought from Edward BRADWELL, piece of land in The Great Meadow, Eden Tree pingle, barn & shippon bought from my father-in-law Martin MIDDLETON - when 24;   g/son John housing & land purchased from Robert HALLAM, butcher of Bradwell, Dale Top Close & other land in the south field - when 24;   g/son ffrancis Mooracres Close, land at Little Hucklow & tenant rights at Intack, Coplar Dale - when 24;   g/dtr Mary SLINN £30;   g/dtr Ellen BARNSLEY interest on £34 lent to Miles & Elias MARSHALL;   g/dtr Hannah BAGSHAW £40 when 21;   g/son William TORR £30, dtr Ellen TORR[1];   g/son Robert WALKER £30;   g/son John LOMAS £30;   s-in-law Gervais TORR, Edward LOMAS & g/son Richard WALKER £1-1-0d each;   the poor who come to his house on the day of his funeral 2d each;   profits from the close called Calfpatch at Little Hucklow, in the possession of Hugh PEARSON to be used to buy beef for the poor on Christmas Eve;   son George the rest & to be sole exec but assisted by William BEECH, apocathary of Tideswell.
Witnesses: Penelope BEECH, Ann BEECH & Wm BEECH.
Inventory: 4 Jan 1743 by Wm BEECH & Rowland, his mark R, SMITH, to the value of £132-5-0d. £100 of this in bonds & bills.
Probate Bakewell 27 Apr 1744. George b.1662 & d.1744 [son of ffrancis].
Note: [1] There seems to be some need of family help here. Ellen married Gervais TORR & George had bought land from him which he appears to wish to keep protected for this branch of his family. There is another g/son called George who inherits the land, eventually & 4 g/dtrs Mary, Elizabeth, Mille & Ann who get £30 each.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1746

BEECH
BRUSHFEILD
BRUSHFIELD
FLETCHER
FRYTH
MERRILL
TALBOTT
WHITE
BRUSHFIELD, Thomas - of Hanging Flatt i/t/p Eyam co. Derby, yeoman, 28 Mar 1745.
to my two brothers James and John BRUSHFIELD - all my Real Estate whatsoever at Hanging Flatt or elsewhere co. Derby to the intent that they pay and discharge all my just Debts &c. (and) after their decease (the same) to my nephew Barnett BRUSHFIELD … he paying unto my nephews Thomas and Cornelius BRUSHFIELD and my nieces Elizabeth and Lydia BRUSHFIELD (each) £5 within 1 year after … Barnett shall enter upon my said Estate;   to my nephews Barnett, Thomas, and Cornelius BRUSHFIELD - 10s-6d. (and) to my nieces Elizabeth and Lydia BRUSHFIELD - £10 within 1 year next.
Executors: brothers James and John BRUSHFIELD - they to have the rest &c.   Signed Thomas BRUSHFIELD, with:
Witnesses: Wm BEECH,   Robert FRYTH,   Jno. BEECH.
Inventory by: Henry MERRILL,   Richd. TALBOTT, 7 Aug 1746 Total:: £17, 12s, 6d.
Probate granted at Chesterfield 16 Oct 1746 to John BRUSHFIELD, power  being reserved for James BRUSHFIELD;  before Thos. WHITE Sur.
Jno. FLETCHER also signed.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1748

BRASSINGTON
BROWN
RUSSELL
SMITH
SPARE
BRASSINGTON, George - of Nether Cronkhill, Longford, Derby, 22 Aug 1747.
Executor: wife Margaret BRASSINGTON.
Mentions: son George BRASSINGTON;   son Joseph BRASSINGTON;   house and land at Longford;   houses and land at Upper Thurvaston, Sutton on the Hill.
Witnesses: Thomas SMITH;   Henry RUSSELL;   William SPARE.
Inventory: 29 Aug 1747;   witnessed by William SPARE and Robert BROWN.
Proved 26 Apr 1748 at Derby.

Contact: Carol Ryan

 

1748

BAGSHAW
BARNSLEY
BEECH
BROTHERHURST
BROWNE
FANSHAW
GRETTOREX
HALL
JAMES
STEEPLE
BARNSLEY, Joshua - of Alderwark Grange, yoeman, 14 Jun 1748.
wife Helen (nee BAGSHAW of Hazelbadge) 1/3 of his estate for her life;   dtr Mary, son John, dtr Catherine, son George, dtr Elizabeth.
Executors: George BAGSHAW of Hazelebadge,   Godfry HALL &   Joseph BROTHERHURST of Thornbrook Grange.
Witnesses: Thomas BEECH,   Joseph JAMES,   ffrancis BROWNE.
Inventory by: Robert FANSHAW,   John STEEPLE &   German GRETTOREX, 29 Jun 1748 value £372-18-2d.
Proved 19 Oct 1748 at Derby. Joshua b.1709 & d.1748.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1754

BAGSHAW
FFOX
BAGSHAW, Bartholomew - 1754. (Ad)
Admin granted to his widow, Mary, at Bakewell 18 May 1754.
Inventory: 29 Dec 1753 by Samll BAGSHAW,   Robert FFOX,   George BAGSHAW to the value of £158-4-4d.
Note: There is an article in DFHS June 1999 about this Little Hucklow family c1825 taken from the Derby Reporter 24 Mar 1825. I have not read the article in the D.R.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1755

BOWM
BYARD
CALDWELL
FLETCHER
RAWWORTH
STORER
WINGFIELD
BYARD, John, of Alderwasley, parish of Wirksworth. Husbandman. (? -1756)
daughter Elizabeth BOWM,   daughter Hannah RAWWORTH,   daughter Mary FLETCHER,   wife Elizabeth BYARD*,   son John BYARD*.
Witnesses: Martha CALDWELL(sg),   John BYARD(X).
Appraisers of Inventory: Willm. STORER,   James WINGFIELD, 5 Sep 1755;   Total £78 6s. 6d. (when the items are added up, this is £3 too much!)
Probate granted 17 Oct 1755.

Contact: Malcolm Byard

 

1757

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, John - Tideswell, 17 Oct 1757. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1758

ASHE
BLACKWALL
FLETCHER
FURNACE
MERRILL
MORTEN
WHITE
BLACKWALL, Mary, of Eyam, 22 Jul 1757.
sister Ellen wife of Peter FURNACE;   sister Elizabeth BLACKWALL;   sister Jane* wife of Peter MERRILL.
Witnesses: John ASHE,   Peter MERRILL,   Ann MORTEN(X).
Probate Chesterfield 13 Apr 1758 to Jane MERRIL {by then} widow;  Jno. FLETCHER;  Thos. WHITE Sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1758

BADDELY
BADDILEY
WHITE
BADDELY, William - of Stoney Middleton, yeoman, deceased. (Ad)
granted 19 Oct 1758 at Chesterfield to Joan BADDILEY (widow and relict of the said deceased) before Thos. WHITE, Sur.
Inventory: 15 May 1758, totaled 4-9-8;   appraisers names not given.

 

1758

BAGSHAW
LOMAS
LONGDEN
SWANN
TRAVIS
BAGSHAW, Isaac, of King Stearndale, Taylor
Chn. of Nicholas LOMAS of Broadham Yate,   parish of Alstonfield;   brother Abraham BAGSHAW,   brother John BAGSHAW,   brother Jacob BAGSHAW,   brother David BAGSHAW,   sister Esther TRAVIS,   nephew John son of brother John BAGSHAW,   neice above John's sister Sarah BAGSHAW,   neice above John's sister Lydia BAGSHAW,   wife Sarah BAGSHAW*,   George LOMAS* of Haslinghouses
Witnesses: Rowland SWANN(X),   Rowland SWANN(sg),   Robert LONGDEN(sg).
Probate granted at Bakewell 21 Oct 1758.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1761

ARMSTRONG
ATKIN
BEARDALL
BEARDSLEY
CUTT
DERREY
FURNACE
KING
POGMORE
SHIPMAN
SPAKEMAN
UNWIN
BEARDALL, John - of Astwith, Ault Hucknall.
Beneficiaries: bro in law William ATKIN,   bro in law Robert CUTT,   nephews Henry UNWIN,   Thomas POGMORE and James POGMORE;   nieces Ann ATKIN and Elizabeth ARMSTRONG;   nephew Gervas SPAKEMAN,   nieces Ann SPAKEMAN and Martha SPAKEMAN;   nephew Richard SPAKEMAN;   nieces Elizabeth FURNACE and Mary SHIPMAN.
Executors: nephew William SHIPMAN* and his wife Elizabeth SHIPMAN* (also Beneficiaries).
Witnesses: Dorothy BEARDSLEY,   John KING,   Matthew DERREY.
Probate 7 May 1761 Chesterfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1764

BAGSHAE
BAGSHAW
BARNSLEY
EYRE
FFOX
HARRISON
HOUGH
IBBOTTSON
KIRK
MARRIOTT
MIDDLETON
PICKFORD
SLINN
TORR
WRIGHT
BAGSHAW, George - of Hazlebadge, Hope, yeoman, 6 Dec 1760.
dtr Mary SLINN wife of Thomas interest for her life on the farm at Wheston in the possession of Robert MIDDLETON then to his son George;   dtr Ellen BARNSLEY ditto for a farm at Wheston late in the possession of Joseph WRIGHT;   dtr Hannah wife of Ttomas PICKFORD the interest on £80 then on her death the capital to be equally divided among her surviving dtrs Mary, Martha Sarah & Hannah;   son-in-law Thomas SLINN & his sons Robert & George the estate at Hathersage Booth that he bought from Thomas;   dtr Hannah wife of Thomas PICKFORD, interest on £80 for her life then capital to be divided between her dtrs Mary, Martha, Sarah & Hannah when 21;   g/dtr Catherine BAGSHAE £20 when 21;   sons-in-law Thomas MARRIOTT & Henry KIRK £80 each;   sister Ellen TORR £1-1-0d;   g/son George BARNSLEY the tenant rights to a farm at 'Intark' [Intake?] lately in the possession of ffrancis FFOX;   son George freeholds in Bradwell, tenant rights to Hazlebadge, household goods, stock & farming gear;   g/son ffrancis the remaider of the lease on a farm on Bradwell Moor let to Abraham IBBOTTSON & held of Henry EYRE of Rowtersly;   Bonds & bills etc. into care of Thomas MARRIOTT & Henry KIRK the execs.
Witnesses: Thomas HARRISON & Elizabeth HOUGH.
Probate Bakewell 30 Apr 1764. George b.1687 & d.1764.
Note: George held a badgers licence.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1766

BOWRING
CLAY
GOODIE
LOWE
WOODHOUSE
BOWRING, John, the Elder of Pilsley, in Edensor, Husbandman, 20 Nov 1764.
James GOODIE the Elder of Rowsley, Husbandman;   wife Susannah;   sons William BOWRING* and John BOWRING (John to have "one Red Cow with a white back commonly called the Little Cow");   Landlord his Grace the Duke of Devonshire;   Landlady Mrs. Diana CLAY.
Witnesses: Nathill WOODHOUSE,   Jno: LOWE.
Probate Chesterfield 17 Apr 1766; before Thos WHITE Sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1766

BADDALEY
BOOTH
FLETCHER
GREGORY
JAMES
RICHARDSON
SHARP
SHIPSTON
SWIFT
BADDALEY, Joan - of Stoney Middleton i/t/p Hathersage, widow, 18 Feb 1766.
Bequest: estate left to my loving granddaughter Mary RICHARDSON (daughter of William RICHARDSON of Stony Middleton), and if she d. without issue, estate to be divided equally among testatrix's brothers and sisters then living, with the siblings' shares divided among any surviving children they should leave if they should predecease testatrix's granddaughter.
Executor & Trustee: loving friend James BOOTH of Stony Middleton. Signed with X her mark, and seal.
Witnesses: Joseph GREGORY,   Abraham SWIFT,   Jon'n? JAMES;   Benjemin SHARP.
Proved at Chesterfield 17 Oct 1766 to James BOOTH (sole executor) before  Joseph SHIPSTON, Clerk, and  Jno. FLETCHER, P.N. (ie Public Notary)
Note: William (d.1758), and Joan are believed to be the parents of Hannah BADDALEY, of 'Lovers Leap' fame.

 

1767

BAGSHAW
BROOM
WHITE
WILKSON
BAGSHAW, William, of fflagg in Bakewell, yeoman, 28 Aug 1766.
wife Diana BAGSHAW,   son Isaac BAGSHAW (under 21),   son William BAGSHAW (under 21),   daughters Mary, Nancy and Sarah BAGSHAW (under 21);   brother George BAGSHAW* of fflagg,   cousin Michael WHITE* of Brushfield.
Witnesses: John WILKSON(sg),   Isaac BROOM(X),   Ann BAGSHAW(X).
Appraisers of Inventory: George WILKSON,   Isaac BROOM, 1 May 1767;   total £165-9-0.
Probate granted at Bakewell 17 Oct 1767.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1769

BROMHEAD
EYRE
FROST
MARSDIN
SHEMWELL
BROMHEAD, Henry, of Calver, 28 Feb 1768.
sons Samuel, John, Thomas, William and Henry BROMHEAD;   Henry "shal have the little farm with Mr. EYRE's leve".
Trustee: Matthew FROST.
Witnesses: Thomas MARSDIN,   Thomas SHEMWELL,   Willm SHEMWELL.
Probate Bakewell 24 Apr 1769; before Peter WALTHALL Surrogate.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1769

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Francis - Youlgreave, 12 Oct 1769.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1772

BAXTER
KING
MOSS
SAUNDERS
BAXTER, John - of Cauldwell, Derbyshire, tailor, 7 Mar 1770. Buried 11 Mar 1770.
Beneficiary & sole executrix: wife Ann BAXTER.
Witnesses: William KING;   Samuel MOSS;   Thomas SAUNDERS.
Probate 28 Dec 1772, Lichfield.
Note: Buried 11 Mar 1770. Complete transcript URL: Will of John BAXTER, 1772

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1774

BARBER
BOTHAM
BOWERS
GEE
HAIGH
HOLLINGWORTH
HYDE
LYNE
RADCLIFFE
SHEPPARD
WALKER
WATERHOUSE
BOTHAM, Edward, of Garenson, 19 Jan 1774.
Bequests to: Ellen BOTHAM otherwise WATERHOUSE of Chisworth,   nephew Thomas GEE of Stockport,   nephew Joseph GEE of Hattersley,   Susannah wife of John HAIGH,   Henry HAIGH her son,   nephew John GEE of Hollins,   couzines John BOWERS of New Mill & James BOWERS of Glossop,   cousin Robert SHEPPARD,   John HOLLINGWORTH of Chisworth,   John LYNE of Simmondly,   William WALKER that now lives with me,   Bettey WALKER,   Elizabeth BARBER my Housekeeper,   nephew Jonathan GEE of Ludworth;   executors nephew Jonathan GEE* of Ludworth,   John HOLLINGWORTH* of Chisworth.
Witnesses: Thos. RADCLIFFE,   Robert HYDE,   Robt. SHEPPARD.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1775

BLACKWALL
BLACKWELL
CHAPMAN
FERN
JAMES
JOHNSON
SHELDON
WAGER
BLACKWALL, Davenport - of Great Longstone i.t.p. Bakewell, 8 May 1775 [15 Geo III]
to my son Josiah BLACKWALL - my copyhold estate within the Lordship of Ashford for life... also household goods and furniture and husbandry, kitchen utensils and wearing apparel;   to my grandson Francis BLACKWALL - 1s. within 1 year after my decease;   after Josiah's decease copyhold estate to be sold to the best bidder and money equally divided between my 3 sons Joshua, John and Davenport BLACKWALL share and share alike... if Davenport live to receive his share 20£ to be deducted out of it and given to the survivors in lieu of 20£ he borrowed of me upwards of 20 years, and the interest deducted thereon;   if my 3 sons die before Josiah, and leave no lawful heir... the value of my copyhold estate shall be equally divided between: Mary SHELDON, Elizabeth FERN and two sons of Mathew JOHNSON share and share alike.
Also if Jane BLACKWALL (wife of my said son Josiah) shall survive him, she shall be paid the sum of 40s. a year quarterly for her natural life if she remains unmarried, if not it shall cease.
Joint Executors: my two sons Joshua and Davenport - the rest and residue.   Signed by Davenport BLACKWELL (shaky signature) with:
Witnesses: Thos WAGER,   William .....ward,   Jonathan JAMES.
Proved Bakewell 20 Oct 1775; before Richard CHAPMAN: both Executors living.

Contact: Judy McLoughlin

 

1776

ALLSOP
BAGSHAW
BRAMWELL
CHARLESWORTH
FRITH
ROBERTS
WHITE
BAGSHAW, Dinah, of Flagg, widow, 19 Apr 1776.
Landlords Reverend Mr CHARLESWORTH and Mr Samuel FRITH;   sons Isaac & William BAGSHAW,   Michael WHITE* of Brushfield,   Michael WHITE's son Thomas WHITE*,   daughters Mary, Nancy & Sarah BAGSHAW;  
Witnesses: Elizabeth ALLSOP(sg),   William ROBERTS(sg),   Thos BRAMWELL(sg).
Appraisers of Inventory: George BAGSHAW, Ralph BAGSHAW, 13 Aug 1776;   Total £189-0-0.
Probate Bakewell 18 Oct 1776.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1777

BEARDOW
CLAY
MARRIOTT
WASS
BEARDOW, Ralph - miner of Ashover.
Executor: brother Thomas BEARDOW.
Beneficiaries: son Ralph BEARDOW, daus Sarah BEARDOW and Mary BEARDOW.
Witnesses: Thomas CLAY,   George MARRIOTT,   William WASS.
Probate 17 Apr 1777 Chesterfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1780

ALLSOP
BEARDAH
GREGORY
BEARDAH, John - farmer of Ashover.
Beneficiaries: wife Ann BEARDAH*,   son George BEARDAH* (also Executors);   sons John BEARDAH and Thomas BEARDAH;   daus Ann BEARDAH, Sarah BEARDAH and Jane BEARDAH.
Witnesses: Charles ALLSOP,   Joh GREGORY.
Probate 12 Apr 1780 Ufton Hall.

Contact: Sue White

 

1780

BAILEY
HARRISON
HOLLAND
MOSS
PETTINER
BAILEY, William - of Breadsall, yeoman, 18 Feb 1780.
son William BAILEY (executor);   wife Ellen BAILEY;   daughter Ellen HOLLAND of Chaddesden;   granddaughter Phyllis HOLLAND;   granddaughter Mary HOLLAND.
Witnesses: William HARRISON,   Thos MOSS,   William PETTINER.
Proved 17 Oct 1780.

Contact: Tony Bennett

 

1780

BRAMWELL
BRUMWELL
BRUMWELL, John - Coventry, 18 Dec 1780.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1781

BLACKWELL
CLARKE
MERRELL
SELLARS
SKIDMOR
SKIDMORE
BLACKWELL, Robert, of Eaym, yeoman, 19 May 1780 [20 Geo III]
wife Ruth BLACKWELL,   father (in law) Isaac SELLARS*,   Peter MERRELL*.
Witnesses: Edmund SKIDMOR,   Thomas CLARKE,   {?}W SKIDMORE.
Probate Chesterfield 2 May 1781; before Thos. WHITE Sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1782

BAGSHAW
BRANDRETH
BRELSFORD
MOREWOOD
BAGSHAW, Robert, of Burbidg i/t/p Hartington, 8 Jan 1779.
wife Margret BAGSHAW*,   other brothers and sisters (sadly not named),   brother Samuel BAGSHAW,   Samuel's children: Charles, Sarah & Judith BAGSHAW,   wife's brother John BRELSFORD*
Witnesses: John MOREWOOD(sg),   Sarah MOREWOOD(sg),   William BRANDRETH(sg).
Probate [?]Hartington 10 Jul 1782; before J BULLOCK  Estate did not amount to £300.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1785

BAGSHAW
GOULD
HOLLIS
HOLME
LOMAS
LONGDEN
MYCOCK
NEEDHAM
PURSE
WHULDON
BAGSHAW, Jacob, of Chelmorton, Bachelor, 27 Nov 1784.
brother John BAGSHAW of Chelmorton,   brother Abraham BAGSHAW of Chelmorton,   Nanny PURSE of London,   Sarah HOLLIS wife of John HOLLIS of London,   neice Mary BAGSHAW of London,   brother David BAGSHAW* of London, Gentleman,   Robert LONGDEN* Junior of Cowdale,   George son of Thomas HOLME* of Chelmorton,   Elizabeth wife of John BAGSHAW of Hardingsbooth, Staffordshire,   Rebecca wife of Isaac BAGSHAW of Hardingsbooth, Staffordshire,   Betty wife of Thomas BAGSHAW in Lancashire,   Ellin wife of Thomas HOLME of Chelmorton,   Ann daughter of William MYCOCK of Flagg,   Edward LONGDEN of Tunstead,   Charles GOULD Innkeeper Hayfieldnook,   David BAGSHAW of Monyash,   Ellin NEEDHAM widow of Chelmorton,  
Witnesses: Exuperius LOMAS(sg),   Edward WHULDON(sg),   Thomas HOLME(sg).
Probate granted at Lichfield 26 Jan 1785; before T. BUCKERIDGE Sur.  Estate did not amount to £300.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1786

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Thomas - CELF, 30 Aug 1786.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1787

BLACKWALL
BOWLER
CHAPMAN
COOK
WATSON
BLACKWALL, Davenport - of Baslow, a carpenter, 21 Aug 1787.
To my brother John BLACKWALL of Ashford, yeoman - all and every messuages lans tenements and heriditaments. After his decease ... every part of thereof to his child and children... for ever as tenants in common and not as joint tennants;   to my dear wife Mary BLACKWALL - 20£ to be paid yearly... by my said brother John BLACKWALL or his assigns out of the several messuages etc. the first payment in the space of 3 calendar months afte my decease... (and) all my household goods plates and linen and funiture;   to my brother Josiah BLACKWALL and my nephew franci BLACKWALL - 1s. each;   To my freind Joseph COOK of Tideswell, yeoman - 10£ for recompense for his trouble inacting as trustee for my dear wife and executor.
Executrix and Executor: my dear wife Mary BLACKWALL and the said Joseph COOK.   The mark of Davenport BLACKWALL, X.
Witnesses: Samuel WATSON,   William BOWLER (his mark)
Probate granted at Bakewell 16 Oct 1787; Richard CHAPMAN, surrogate.

Contact: Judy McLoughlin

 

1788

BRITTLEBANK
DURDEN
HIGGOT
HILL
ROPER
STALEY
BRITTLEBANK, Francis - of Winster, co. Derby, Taylor, 30 Oct 1787 [28 Geo III]
[weak in body, but of sound mind and memory] …   to my grandson Francis BRITTLEBANK the younger all that large Family Bible;   to my son John BRITTLEBANK my Chest with my Cloaths & rest of my wearing appariel;   to my loving wife Alice BRITTLEBANK the House I now dwell in with Out Houses and Gardens belonging & after her decease to my son John BRITTLEBANK &c. subject to paying my daughter Mary (wife of John HILL) the full sum of "Ten pounds of Good and Lawfull money of Great Britain" after 1yr he is in possession;   to my grandaughter Mary (wife of Joseph HIGGOT) 20 shillings paid likewise;   to my wife Alice BRITTLEBANK - my personal estate, money &c. (except what is already given);   she also Sole Executrix. Signed in the presence of:
Witnesses: signatures of John DURDEN,   George STALEY,   Thomas ROPER,   John BRITTLEBANK,   and Francis BRITTLEBANK (his mark).
Probate 9 Apr 1788, by Alice BRITTLEBANK widow the Executrix.

Contact: Stuart Hill

 

1788

BRAMALL
BRAMHALL
GODDARD
HYDE
ROBERTS
SHEPLEY
WAGSTAFFE
BRAMALL, John, of Chunal, Glossop, Farmer, 12 Dec 1787.
son John BRAMHALL*,   grandson Thomas, son of son Adam BRAMHALL deceased;   granddaughter Martha BRAMHALL (sister of Thomas),   debtor Joseph HYDE of Tintwistle, co. Chester, Yeoman;   daughters Betty GODDARD &   Mary WAGSTAFFE.
Witnesses: John SHEPLEY,   Geo ROBERTS.
Probate granted 10 Apr 1788  Estate under the value of £100.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1788

BAGSHAW
BECTLIVE
BENNIT
BENNITT
BRELSFOARD
MOREWOOD
SLAYTOR
BAGSHAW, Margaret, widow of Robt. BAGSHAW, Deceased, living in Burbridg, 10 Feb 1787.
brother Samuel BRELSFOARD,   sister Ann BRELSFOARD,   sister Elizabeth MOREWOOD,   friend Maray SLAYTOR,   friends Joseph BENNITT's Children,   friend Maray SLAYTOR's sister Alice BECTLIVE,   William MOREWOOD*,   (sadly not stated) Samuel BAGSHAW,   (sadly not stated) Edward BAGSHAW*,   friend Elizabeth BENNIT,   friend Maray BENNITT,   friend Ellin MOREWOOD
Witnesses: Samuel BAGSHAW(sg),   Sarah BAGSHAW(sg),   Hanah MOREWOOD(X).
Probate 27 Aug 1788; before J BULLOCK Offical Surrogate.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1789

BEARDOW
HOPKINSON
JACKSON
WILSON
BEARDOW, James - of Northwingfield.
Executor & Beneficiary: brother Matthew BEARDOW*.
Witness: William JACKSON. Testifiers: Edward WILSON,   Thomas HOPKINSON.
Probate 26 Apr 1789 Chesterfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1789

ASHMORE
BEARDOW
BRUNT
GARROTT
HOPKINSON
MAY
PENDLETON
SKIDFOLK
BRUNT, William - of Claycross, Innkeeper, written 30 Dec 1788.
Executors: Thomas GARROTT (weaver),   [bro-in-law] George BEARDOW (smolter of lead).
Beneficiaries: son John BRUNT, dau Sarah BRUNT;   sisters Frances ASHMORE and Sarah MAY;   brother James BRUNT.
Also mentioned: Jane PENDLETON, John PENDLETON,   Ann HOPKINSON,   Richard ASHMORE,   Samuel MAY, Hannah MAY.
Witnesses: Samuel BRUNT,   Thomas MAY,   Wm SKIDFOLK.
Testator was buried 18 Jan 1789. Probate 15 Oct 1789 - Chesterfield.

Contact: Jan Connell

 

1790

BAGSHAW
BILLINGE
BILLINGS
BROADHURST
LANGLEY
RODGERS
ROGERS
WATERHOUSE
WOOLAMS
BAGSHAW, John, of Earl Stearndale, Husbandman, 5 Jun 1771.
daughter Ellen BROADHURST,   sister Elizabeth WOOLAMS,   'nephy' Thomas WOOLAMS,   son Antony BAGSHAW*.
Witnesses: Thomas BILLINGE(sg),   Joseph BILLINGS(sg),   Thos ROGERS(sg).
Additional Oath by: William LANGLEY,   Samuel WATERHOUSE,   Joseph WATERHOUSE and William RODGERS, clerks jointly and severally, 2 Jan 1790.
Probate extracted at Lichfield 6 Aug 1790.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1790

BOWN
BUCKERIDGE
CHADWICK
HARDWICK
KEELING
MATHER
NUTTALL
PEARSON
TOMPSON
WALKER
WOLLEY
WRIGHT
BOWN, Rachel - of Matlock co. Derby, 16 Apr 1788.
widow and relict of Samuel BOWN late of the same place carpenter deceased.
to eldest son Samuel BOWN - £5 and all my stall boards;   to son James BOWN - £5;   to daughter Grace MATHER - £2 (said legacies) paid within 1yr … but in case my son Samuel BOWN shall (not) concur with my Trustees in (the sale) of my Real Estate (then) revoke his legacy and sink into the residue of my Estate;   to daughter Johanna PEARSON - my Bed (in) the House Chamber (and) to daughter Rebecca KEELING - my Bed (in) the Upper Parlour (both) with their Bedding and Furniture belonging thereto;   my Trustees and Executors to lay out 40s. a piece in cloaths (for) each of my said daughters Johanna PEARSON and Rebecca KEELING … the said 40s. (to be the) discharge of (any) claim of (premises) in Bonsall co. Derby under the will of my late father Nicholas CHADWICK deceased;   to son James BOWN - (my) land lying on the Cliff i/t/p Matlock.
Executors & Trustees: Mr. Adam WOLLEY and Mr. James WRIGHT, both of Matlock … (to) dispose of my … Estate for the best price. The Money arising from sale … to daughter Rachel BOWN.   Signed Rachell BOWN with:
Witnesses: Adam WOLLEY Jnr.,   Charles WALKER,   Kitty HARDWICK.
Codicil: 9 Jan 1790. Revoke legacies to son James BOWN (£5), to daughter Grace MATHER (£2), and 40s. in cloaths to daughters Johanna PEARSON and Rebecca KEELING - the same … to benefit of daughter Rachel BOWN.   Signed Rachel BOWN, with:
Witnesses: Adam WOLLEY Jnr.,   George NUTTALL,   Ann TOMPSON.
Probate granted at Upton Hall 13 Oct 1790 to Adam WOLLEY and James WRIGHT;  before Rich. BUCKERIDGE Sur.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1791

BAGSHAW
COOPER
DAKIN
ELLIS
FOX
HEELEY
KIRK
MALTBY
MIDDLETON
WRAGG
BAGSHAW, George - of Hazlebadge, Hope, 21 Jan 1791.
Bond granted to widow Mally FOX, dtr of George FOX, for the education of her 2 sons Joseph and John out of the rents of Balgay croft let to Isaac MALTBY & a house & garden etc. let Robert COOPER, the boys to inherit when 21;   dtr Catherine DAKIN £140;   son George house & land in Coplar Dale in the possession of John HEELEY + £40;   son Francis rest of estate, and he is to be responsible for the bond given to Mally FOX's sons & if he fails then George's nephew Henry KIRK is to take responsibility.
Executors: Francis BAGSHAW & Henry KIRK.
Witnesses: Benjamln WRAGG,   Robert MIDDLETON &   John ELLIS.
Probate Bakewell 28 Apr 1791. George b.1723 & d.1791.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1793

BEARD
CLARK
DAWSON
GEE
BEARD, William, of Arnicroft in Ludworth, 6 Jan 1793.
Dear and loving wife,   sons Robert, Samuel, Thomas & William BEARD,   son Samuel BEARD* & Thomas BEARD*.
Witnesses: Jonathan CLARK,   Jonathan GEE,   David DAWSON.
Probate granted to Samuel BEARD & Thomas BEARD,  at Chesterfield 25 Apr 1793  Estate did not in value amount to £600.
Money loaned to: James HARDMAN & Richard GORWOOD(?).

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1793

ANDREW
BARRACLOUGH
BEARDOW
BERRISFORD
BUCKLEY
FRETWELL
HIGGINBOTHAM
NIGHTINGALE
BEARDOW, Thomas - farmer of Ashover.
Beneficiaries: daus Sarah BEARDOW,   Kitty BARRACLOUGH,   Grace ANDREW and Mary BEARDOW;   son Samuel BEARDOW.
Also mentioned: neighbour Jeremiah HIGGINBOTHAM.
Executor: friend Thomas BUCKLEY*.
Witnesses: George BERRISFORD,   Richard NIGHTINGALE,   Sarah FRETWELL.
Probate 25 Apr 1793 Chesterfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1793

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Ann - Castleton, 17 Oct 1793. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1793

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Ellen - CELF, 17 Dec 1793.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1796

ASHMORE
BROUGH
BRUNT
CLAY
HODGKINSON
MAY
BRUNT, John - of Clay Cross, Cooper and Inn-keeper, written 22 May 1796.
Executors: John CLAY,   Richard ASHMORE.
Beneficiaries: wife Elizabeth BRUNT, unborn child/children.
Also mentioned: sister Sarah BRUNT,   aunt Frances/Tryphena ASHMORE,   Hannah wife of Samuel MAY of Tupton.
Witnesses: James BROUGH,   Thomas BRUNT,   Edward HODGKINSON.
Testator was buried 06 Jul 1696. Probate 13 Oct 1796 - Chesterfield.

Contact: Jan Connell

 

1797

BOWN
BUCKERIDGE
HURSTHOUSE
MIDDLETON
REDFEARN
ROBERTS
TURNER
BOWN, Samuel - the elder of Matlock Wood co. Derby, yeoman, 15 Nov 1796.
to wife - house where I now dwell with garden &c. for … life and afterwards to whom she chooses … paying to Priscilla MIDDLETON the sum of £3;   all rest residue to wife (except slate boards poles and tressels).
After the decease of my wife: to my daughter Phoebe BOWN … all that Close called the allotment with the shop and stable standing thereon she paying therefrom to Priscilla MIDDLETON the sum of £3;   and to my son Samuel BOWN - a small piece of land in Matlock Town (and) an allotment with a Limekiln upon it (on the map no.323).
Joint Executors: my wife and Mr. Thomas ROBERTS of Winster Barmaster.   Signed "Samuel BOWN senr." with:
Witnesses: Samuel REDFEARN,   Francis HURSTHOUSE,   James TURNER.
Probate granted to Phoebe BOWN at Chesterfield 27 Apr 1797, power reserved  to Thomas ROBERTS, sworn estate not of value of £100;  before me Richd. BUCKERIDGE.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1798

BLACKWELL
GIBBS
SMITH
BLACKWELL, Dorothy - of Gatham i/t/p Alstonefield, Staffs.
Beneficiaries: sons William, Robert, Adam, James and daughter Elizabeth.
Signed & sealed in presence of: John GIBBS and Dorothy SMITH.
Probate 8 Feb 1798.

Contact: Dawn Scotting

 

1798

ASHTON
BLACKWELL
BRADLEY
STONE
BLACKWELL, Ephraim - of Winster. Died intestate. (Ad)
His goods, chattels & credits to his daughter &   next of kin Hannah STONE wife of James STONE.
Signed & sealed in presence of: James STONE,   Henry BRADLEY and Joseph ASHTON.
Admin. 21 Mar 1798.

Contact: Dawn Scotting

 

1800

BAGSHAW
COCKER
SLEIGH
BAGSHAW, Robert, Senior of Stearndale, Yeoman, 18 Mar 1778.
son William BAGSHAW,   son Robert BAGSHAW,   son Isaac BAGSHAW,   Isaac's son Joseph BAGSHAW,   brother George BAGSHAW* of Knottlow,   son George BAGSHAW*.
Witnesses: Thomas COCKER(sg),   William SLEIGH Senr(sg).
N.B. Will made 18 Mar 1778 - 22 years before Probate.
Probate Longnor 5 Aug 1800; before Thos. BLACKEY Surrogate.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1801

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Robert - Hope , 10 Jun 1801.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1801

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, William - Litton, 10 Jun 1801. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1801

BLAKEMORE
BRIGHTMORE
OWEN
BRIGHTMORE, William - of Bakewell, horse dealer. (Ad)
daughter Mary OWEN wife of Richard OWEN;   also mentions Richard OWEN of Stockport, hatter,   and Thomas BLAKEMORE, writing clerk.
Admin. 15 Jun 1801.

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1801

BAXTER
BLACKWALL
BLACKWELL
NEWTON
BLACKWELL, John - of Ashford, yeoman, 27 Nov 1801.
To my dear wife Mary for her life - my best bed with all bedding and furniture necessary to accompany the same. Also the personal occupation during the like term of the parlour part of my dwelling house, and also parts of my linen, plates and furniture that she deem necessary. Also to Mary and her assigns the yearly sum of 20£ to be paid her by my son Joshua and his heirs or assigns during the term of her natural life.
All the rest of my freehold, copyhold and leasehold messuages lands tenements and hereditaments and my personal effects estate I give to my son Joshua, his heirs etc forever.
Joint Executors: my said wife Mary and my son Joshua.   John BLACKWELL (X his mark)
Witnesses: Robert BAXTER, Hannah BAXTER,   Joshua NEWTON.
John was the brother named in Davenport BLACKWALL's Will dated 16 Oct 1787.

Contact: Judy McLoughlin

 

1802

ASHTON
BLACKWELL
BOAM
GREAVES
JACKSON
ROPER
BLACKWELL, George - yeoman of Winster, 14 Dec 1801.
As well as in Winster George also leased land & premises from the Corporation of Etwall and Repton.
Beneficiaries: wife Hannah;   grand-daughter Sarah (under 21) daughter of James JACKSON;   three sons Richard, John & Joseph;   natural son Robert ROPER otherwise BLACKWELL.
Signed & sealed in presence of: James BOAM,   William ASHTON and George William GREAVES Attorney of Winster.
Probate 22 Apr 1802.

Contact: Dawn Scotting

 

1802

BROOMEHEAD
BROOMHEAD
EYRE
FROST
BROOMHEAD, Thomas, of Calver, Blacksmith, 3 Mar 1801.
eldest son Thomas, son John, daughters Ann, Elizabeth, Ellen and Martha;   daughters Sarah and Mary;   son William BROOMHEAD*;   landlord Francis EYRE Esquire.
Witnesses: Matthew FROST,   William BROOMEHEAD.
Probate 25 Apr 1802; before Richard CHAPMAN Surrogate  Estate is "some trifle under 200£".

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1802

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Thomas - Leek, 28 Oct 1802.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1803

BLACKWELL
GOITE
GREAVES
JACKSON
BLACKWELL, Richard - yeoman of Winster, 14 Aug 1803.
Beneficiaries: brothers Joseph* & John BLACKWELL*.
Signed & sealed in presence of: James JACKSON,   Abraham GOITE and George William GREAVES Attorney of Winster.
Probate 10 Dec 1803.

Contact: Dawn Scotting

 

1804

BAGSHAW
BARKER
DUCKENFIELD
MOUNSEY
BAGSHAW, Robert, heretofore of Hartington, Victualler. Died "About 3 years Back".
wife Sarah BAGSHAW his widow,   natural and lawful daughter Sarah BAGSHAW* of Buxton spinster,   Charles BAGSHAW of Burbage Collier,   Mary DUCKENFIELD.
Witnesses: Sarah BAGSHAW(X),   Charles BAGSHAW(sg),   Mary DUCKENFIELD(X).
Sealed & Delivered: George MOUNSEY. widow Sarah renounces her "Title and Interest in and to Letters of Administration" in favour of Robert's daughter Sarah on 27 Aug 1804.
Witness: Saml. BARKER.
Admin. granted to Sarah BAGSHAW at Lichfield 31 Aug 1804  Effects do not amount to £200.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1805

BARBER
CHEETHAM
MIDDLETON
SOMERSET
BARBER, Benjamin - of Bradwell, mine-agent, 20 Dec 1804.
wife Sarah [nee CHEETHAM?];   sons Benjamin, Josiah & Philip (twins) & Joseph all his mines, mining shares, tools & materials equally among them. They are to pay Sarah one third of the profits;   g/d Hannah.
Executors: sons Benjamin, Josiah & Philip.
Witnesses: John MIDDLETON,   Thos SOMERSET,   Isaac CHEETHAM.
Probate Bakewell 15 Apr 1805. Benjamin b.1739? & d.1805.
Note: See Bradwell Ancient & Modern p20.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1805

ALLSOP
BEARDOW
BERRESFORD
EATON
FIDLER
GREAVES
WOODWARD
BEARDOW, George - farmer of Ashover.
Executors: wife Sarah BEARDOW*,   son John BEARDOW* and nephew William EATON (also Beneficiaries).
Beneficiaries: dau Elizabeth BEARDOW or WOODWARD,   son George BEARDOW,   dau Mary GREAVES.
Also mentioned: uncle (late) George ALLSOP,   son in law Thomas GREAVES.
Witnesses: Paul BERRESFORD,   Rebekkah BERRESFORD,   James FIDLER.
Probate 17 Oct 1805 Chesterfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1806

BOSSLEY
BROOMHEAD
FROGGATT
GARDOM
MARPLE
WRAGG
BROOMHEAD, Joseph, of Baslow, Innkeeper, 1 Feb 1800.
son Nicholas BROOMHEAD*,   "lands I rent under His Grace the Duke of Rutland";   "my Seat or Pew situate on the New Loft in the Church at Baslow";   daughter Mary widow of the late Mr William GARDOM of Bakewell;   granddaughter Ann BOSSLEY, daughter of Thomas BOSSLEY of Edensor (under 21);   sons William and Benjamin BROOMHEAD.
Witnesses: Alexander FROGGATT,   William MARPLE,   Edmund WRAGG.
Probate Bakewell 17 Oct 1806  Estate would not amount to 450£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1807

BAKEWELL
BRASSINGTON
WHITMORE
BAKEWELL, John - of Stenson, Derbyshire, 14 Apr 1807.
Executor: William WHITMORE.
Mentions: nephew John WHITMORE £200, nephew Thomas WHITMORE £50;   nephew William WHITMORE all the residue;   niece Eliz BRASSINGTON £50, niece Sarah WHITMORE £50, niece Mary WHITMORE £50, niece Anna WHITMORE £50, niece Dorothy WHITMORE £50.
Proved at Lichfield.

Contact: Carol Ryan

 

1807

BAKER
ORDISH
SALT
WHEATLEY
BAKER, Elizabeth - of Swarkstone, Derbyshire, Widow, Apr 1807.
Executor: John ORDISH of Swarkstone.
Mentions: William WHEATLEY;   brother Thomas ORDISH;   nephews John ORDISH, Noah ORDISH, and Edward ORDISH;   niece Mary SALT.
Proved at Lichfield.

Contact: Carol Ryan

 

1807

BRAMWELL
BROMWELL
BROMWELL, Anthony - Rushall, 11 Jun 1807.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1807

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Elias - Tideswell, 16 Jun 1807.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1808

ANTHONY
BLAKEMORE
BRADBURY
BROOMHEAD
CHAPMAN
MOTT
BROOMHEAD, Isaac, of Bakewell, Servant in Husbandry. Died 2 Apr 1808. (N)
brother John BROOMHEAD, of Lowely Green in Brampton, Labourer;   Thomas BLAKEMORE, of Lichfield Close, Writing Clerk.
Additional Oath by: William ANTHONY of Bakewell, Gentleman (Isaac "lived Servant" with him) and James BRADBURY of Bakewell, Cordwainer ("present in the Bed room" when Isaac died).
Witnesses: Wm. ANTHONY,   James BRADBURY(X).
Sealed & Delivered: John MOTT, n.p.
Admin. Bakewell 14 Oct 1808; before Reverend Richard CHAPMAN Surrogate  Estate under 100£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1810

BEARDSMORE
BEARDSMORE, John - late of Pinxton, Husbandman, 1810
Executors: John BEARDSMORE of Pinxton.
Mentions: late son Abraham BEARDSMORE, son Thomas BEARDSMORE, son George BEARDSMORE, son Nath BEARDSMORE, son John BEARDSMORE, daughter Mary BEARDSMORE, daughter Ruth BEARDSMORE, nephew Edw BEARDSMORE.
Proved in the court of Lichfield 21 Apr 1810.

Contact: Carol Ryan

 

1810

BOND
BOWERING
BOWRING
BRIDGE
MORTON
NEWTON
ROBINSON
BOWRING, William, of Pilsley, Farmer, 24 Dec 1808.
sons William, George and Joseph BOWRING;   daughters Margaret wife of John MORTON and Susanna wife of Mr. {blank} ROBINSON;   son John BOWERING*, wife Ann.
Witnesses: Saml. BOND,   Richard BRIDGE,   Jsph. NEWTON.
Probate 8 Aug 1810; before Richard CHAPMAN  Estate under 450£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1811

BOWN
COTTERILL
DAKEYNE
HARDY
MACQUEEN
BOWN, James - the elder of Matlock, Clockmaker, 11 Feb 1811.
Give messuage etc. known by the sign of the Crown in Matlock with stable and 1/2 of garden adjoining river Derwent and 1/2 of Pope Carr Farm + Barn to son James BOWN. Dwelling house in which they now live, 1/2 garden by river Derwent + 1/2 of farm to wife Elizabeth, then to daughter Sarah BOWN.
Give 1/2 of Corn Mill in Matlock Green to son Thomas BOWN, other 1/2 already conveyed by lease & release to son John BOWN 11th/12th Feb 1805. Give land in Matlock betw. Hunt Bridge + upper end of Cotton Mill to Turnpike Rd leading to Tansley in poss. of son Thomas + allotment in poss. of Mr. MACQUEEN to son Thomas.
Give land betw. upper end of Corn Mill + upper end of Cotton Mill + extending to the turnpike to Tansley to son John. Various other annuities payable by children to wife + all rest to wife.
Executors: son James BOWN, wife Elizabeth, dau. Sarah BOWN.
Witnesses: Joshua COTTERILL,   William HARDY,   Jno. DAKEYNE.
Probate granted at Chesterfield 2 May 1811. Estate under 100£.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1811

ALLIN
BOWN
GREGORY
SMITH
BOWN, Phebe - of Common Wood i/t/p Matlock, 6 Aug 1807.
to daughter Phebe BOWN - messuage … wherein I now dwell, garden and … other building commonly called the Pig-Cote (copyhold) in my possession;   to son Samuel BOWN - one guinea 12mths after my decease.
Sole Executrix: daughter Phebe BOWN - she to have rest &c.   Signed Phebe BOWN, with:
Witnesses: John ALLIN,   James SMITH,   Thomas GREGORY.
Probate granted to Sole Executrix Phebe BOWN at Chesterfield 2 May 1811;  Estate is not value of £5.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1813

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Elizabeth - Leek, 7 May 1813.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1813

BROOMHEAD
EYRE
FROST
HATFIELD
MOTTRAM
WILD
BROOMHEAD, William, of Calver, Farmer
daughter Sarah wife of William WILD* of Stony Middleton, Shoemaker,   son William BROOMHEAD,   son Henry BROOMHEAD,   daughter Hannah wife of Joshua WILD of Calver, Labourer;   son Thomas BROOMHEAD,   son Joseph BROOMHEAD,   daughter Susannah wife of James MOTTRAM of Stony Middleton, Slater;   son Richard BROOMHEAD,   landlord Francis EYRE Esqr.,   executors George HATFIELD* of Calver, Farmer &   Matthew FROST* junr, Barmaster.
Witnesses: Samuel WILD(sg),   William BROOMHEAD junr(sg).
Probate granted at Bakewell 15 Oct 1813.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1816

BRIGHTMORE
BROWN
FURNESS
MARPLES
ORR
BRIGHTMORE, Joseph - of Stony Middleton, Eyam, 15 Apr 1815.
son William BRIGHTMORE near Gainbro' in Lincoln, merchant;   daughter Mary FURNESS (wife of Matthew FURNESS of Mirfield near Leeds, maltster);   son Benjamin BRIGHTMORE of Stockport, innkeeper;   daughter Barbara BRIGHTMORE of Stony Middleton, spinster.
Executors: son William BRIGHTMORE and daughter Barbara BRIGHTMORE.
Witnesses: Hanh ORR,   Eliz MARPLES,   John BROWN, solr., Eyam.
Probate 18 Apr 1816.

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1816

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Richard - Leek, 2 May 1816. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1817

BRADDOCK
BROCKLEHURST
HADFIELD
LINDOP
BROCKLEHURST, John, of the Piece within the Hamlet of Owlerset, yeoman, parish of Glossop, 9 Dec 1815.
Beneficiaries: daughter Betty BROCKLEHURST;   daughter Nancy BROCKLEHURST;   son John BROCKLEHURST (if he returns to England);   son James BROCKLEHURST;   son Joseph BROCKLEHURST lands in Raworth in the possession of brother in law James HADFIELD*, gentleman;   John HADFIELD son of James HADFIELD;   sister Mary;   and wife Mary BROCKLEHURST.
Executors: the said James HADFIELD of Raworth, gentleman &   John HADFIELD of Raworth.
Witnesses: Hannah BRADDOCK,   Thomas LINDOP &   John BRADDOCK.
Probate granted 7 Oct 1817 in Lichfield.

Contact: Allen Peterson

 

1819

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, George - Glossop, 1 Oct 1819. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1821

BARNES
BATEMAN
BLACKWELL
BRADLEY
GRUNDY
HOLMES
RAWORTH
ROBERTS
BLACKWELL, John - yeoman of Winster, 2 Dec 1820.
Beneficiaries: son Samuel, daughters Mary wife of John BATEMAN,   Ellen wife of John BARNES,   Sarah wife of Charles HOLMES,   son Richard and grandson Joseph BLACKWELL (son of son John).
Will mentions leased land from the Trustees of the Corporation of Etwell & Repton.
Executors: Thomas RAWORTH saddler of Winster and son-in-law John BARNES.
Signed & sealed in the presence of: George BRADLEY &   Richard ROBERTS.
Probate Chesterfield 26 Apr 1821  before Samuel GRUNDY, Surrogate. Effects less than £100.

Contact: Dawn Scotting

 

1821

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, James - Glossop, 7 Jun 1821.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1822

BAGSHAW
BARNSLEY
BENTLEY
HUDSON
MIDDLETON
BAGSHAW, Francis - of Hazlebadge, Hope, farmer, 16 Apr 1819.
wife Ann[1] all money, securities, goods chattles etc. at Bradwell & Little Hucklow for life provided she remains single if not £20p.a.;   son George goods & chattles at Hazlebadge + £200, provided he cares for his uncle George, out of the lands at Bradwell & Little Hucklow;   remaining property to be divided among his eight children viz: George, Mary, Martha, Elizabeth, Francis, Hannah, Samuel & William.
Executors: wife Ann & John HUDSON, butcher & licencee of Tideswell.
Witnesses: Francis BAGSHAW,   Robert MIDDLETON &   Elizabeth BENTLEY.
Probate Hope 7 Oct 1828. Francis b.1760 & d. 8 Sep 1822.
Notes: [1] Ann was nee BARNSLEY, married under age, with parental consent at Hope 1780 qv her Will 17 Mar 1831.
[2] See Bradwell Ancient & Modern p45.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1824

BAGSHAW
SLATOR
BAGSHAW, Robert, of Burbage, Farmer, 26 Feb 1823. Died 10 Oct 1823.
wife Sarah BAGSHAW*,   son Mathew BAGSHAW* Farmer,   son Robert BAGSHAW,   Robert's children: Samuel, Robert & Mary BAGSHAW;   son Edward BAGSHAW,   Edward's children: Sarah BAGSHAW (married ?) &   Margrit BAGSHAW;   daughter Sarah SLATOR,   Thomas SLATOR,   brother Samuel BAGSHAW of Burbage.
Witnesses: Edward BAGSHAW(sg),   Thomas BAGSHAW(sg),  
Additional Oath by: Samuel BAGSHAW(sg), 6 Feb 1824 (he wrote the Will).
Probate Hartington 6 Feb 1824; before Geo: MOUNSEY, Commisioner  Estate under the value of 250£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1824

BATTEY
BRAMALL
BRAMHALL
DEARNALEY
FIELDING
HALL
PLATT
THORNLEY
BRAMALL, Joseph, of Whitfield, Yeoman, 3 Dec 1823. Died 19 Jan 1824.
wife Dolly BRAMHALL,   landlord John THORNLEY.
Beneficiaries: Widow PLATT of Dinting,   Thomas PLATT of Hill Top;   son Thomas BRAMHALL;   executors Martin BATTEY* of Lees Hall, Clothier &   John DEARNALEY* of Whitfield, Schoolmaster.
Witnesses: John HALL,   James FIELDING.
Probate granted 7 Jun 1824  Estate sworn as under £100.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1825

BAGSHAW
BARNSLEY
COOPPER
FURNESS
HALL
HUDSON
WILSON
WRAGG
BARNSLEY, George - of Netherwaters, Hazelbadge, Hope, farmer, 15 Jun 1815.
dtr Ann (wife of Francis BAGSHAW), sons Joshua, Godfry & Richard - Copula, on Bradwell Hills, all tools & appurtanances let to Messers FURNESS between them, share & share alike;   son Luke 2 houses & garden in Bradwell + Berristall nether crofts;   son George the remainder of his estate, George to pay 'my grand-daughter Ellin, the wife of Mr HUDSON of Stockport' £50 & likewise Mary the wife of Joseph HALL.
Executor: son George.
Witnesses: Margaret COOPPER, Mary WRAGG & Robert WILSON.
Codicil: 27 Feb 1821. Mary HALL has died & her £50 is to be split between her children when 21.
Proved 22 Aug 1825. George b.1741 & d. 3 Feb 1825.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1825

BRIGHTMORE
IBBOTSON
BRIGHTMORE, James - of Edale, parish of Castleton, druggist. (Ad)
widow Jane BRIGHTMORE: "also came Jno BRIGHTMORE of Highlow, Hope, farmer and Catherine IBBOTSON, Hope.
Died Aug 1825. Admin. 17 Oct 1825.

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1826

BERESFORD
BRUSHFIELD
DURACK
FERNYHOUGH
GRAVES
HARLOW
HURD
RIDDLESDEN
RODDLESDON
SMITH
WAGSTAFF
WALKER
WARHURST
WHITE
WOOD
BRUSHFIELD, Humphrey - assumed of Ashbourne (requests burial there).
Beneficiaries: James RODDLESDON or RIDDLESDEN, surgeon,   John FERNYHOUGH of Lichfield,   Elizabeth WOOD (wife of James WOOD at Bath in Somersetshire),   Mary WARHURST, sister of Mrs. GRAVES that keeps the Rutland Arms in Bakewell,   Ralph WALKER in Compton,   nephews + nieces Charlotte DURACK, Thomas DURACK,   Mary SMITH,   Richard WHITE, Joseph WHITE, Humphrey WHITE, Henry WHITE,   and Kitty WAGSTAFF.
Other Bequests: to Derby Infirmary - £5;   to John BERESFORD Esq. - £5 for Christian knowledge and £10 for assisting executors;   to the committee of Ashbourne Church Sunday School - £5 to teach poor children to read;   to Eyam Sunday School - £5.
Executors: Thomas DURACK,   Richard WHITE.
Witnesses: John HARLOW,   William HURD.
Proved at London (PCC) 9 Sep 1826 by the oath of Richard WHITE.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1827

BAILEY
DEWE
MORLEY
TEMPEST
BAILEY, William - of Breadsall, farmer, 18 Jan 1827.
son Thomas BAILEY of Derby, grocer;   son Hebert BAILEY of Breadsall, farmer;   son Edward BAILEY of Breadsall, farmer;   son William BAILEY (deceased), and his daughters Elizabeth and Mary;   son Joseph BAILEY of Allestree;   son John BAILEY of Derby, butcher.
Executors: Thomas TEMPEST,   William MORLEY.
Witnesses: John DEWE, Rector of Breadsall;   John MORLEY of Breadsall, farmer;   and C J R DEWE, solicitor, Derby.
Proved 1 May 1827.

Contact: Tony Bennett

 

1828

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Philip - Bakewell, 12 Jun 1828.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1828

BRIGHTMORE
BRIGHTMORE, Benjamin - of Quoadbona, Stockport, maltster.
mentions widow Hannah, brother William BRIGHTMORE of Moreton near Gainborough, Lincoln, shipowner.
Probate 30 Sep 1828.
Note: Benjamin was the son of Joseph BRIGHTMORE of Stony Middleton: q.v. his Will 18 Apr 1816.

Contact: LGPBEV

 

1830

BEARDOW
BERESFORD
MELLOR
SLINN
BEARDOW, Samuel - sawyer of Ashover.
Mentions: tenant Elizabeth BERESFORD.
Beneficiaries: wife (unnamed),   son Thomas BEARDOW* (also Executor).
Witnesses: John MELLOR,   Cornelius SLINN.
Probate 20 Feb 1830 Lichfield.

Contact: Sue White

 

1830

BARBER
BRAMWELL
BROWN
OVEN
WARHURST
BRAMWELL, Robert - of Tideswell, Joiner, 19 Apr 1829.
property in Windmill (where they were living) to his daughter Martha wife of Francis BRAMWELL;   weaving apparrel to his brother George BRAMWELL;   the rest shared between sons William, Robert, Edward & George, and daughters Martha, Mary (wife of Richard OVEN of Stockport, hatter), Jane & Ann.
Executors/Trustees: sons William, Robert & Edward.
Witnesses: Richd WARHURST,   Wm BARBER,   & W Montagu BROWN.
granted to William BRAMWELL of Tideswell, Joiner & Edward BRAMWELL of Tideswell Butcher.
Probate at Tideswell 22 Mar 1830.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1830

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Robert - Tideswell, 29 Mar 1830. (#)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1831

BAGSHAW
BARNSLEY
BOCKING
FOX
FURNESS
GLEADHILL
HILL
HUDSON
MALLINSON
BAGSHAW, Ann - of Hazlebadge, Hope [widow of Francis], 8 Nov 1830.
personal estate to be divided into 6 parts of which 5 parts to be divided among her children viz: Martha MALLINSON, Elizabeth FOX, Hannah FOX, Samuel & William BAGSHAW & 1 part + the remaining quarter of her share of the copula at Bradwell in the possession of James FURNESS, left her by her father George BARNSLEY to be divided amongst among her g/dtrs Elizabeth, Rachel & Isabella FURNESS.
Executors: John HUDSON, butcher of Tideswell & son-in-law George FOX.
Witnesses: Ann HILL,   Mary BOCKING &   Benjamin GLEADHILL.
Probate Hope 17 Mar 1831.
Note: Ann was nee BARNSLEY qv also husband George's Will 7 Oct 1828.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1831

ANDREW
BYARD
KIDDY
PEAT
REDFEARN
STRUTT
TAYLOR
WALKER
WILSON
WINFIELD
BYARD, John, of Ashleyhay, Farmer. (1750 - 1830)
son Thomas BYARD,   son in law Joseph REDFEARN,   wife Sarah BYARD*,   son Joseph BYARD*,   Thomas TAYLOR*, farmer of Ashleyhay,   son John BYARD,   daughter Sarah WILSON,   daughter Lydia REDFEARN,   daughter Mary BYARD,   daughter Hannah PEAT,   daughter Elizabeth REDFEARN;   property owner Hannah BYARD,   tenant Robert KIDDY,   tenant Thomas WINFIELD,   former landowner Mr. Frank WALKER,   landlord George STRUTT.
Witnesses: John ANDREW, attorney Wirksworth;   Wm. ANDREW, his clerk &   John WALKER.
Probated 19 Apr 1831, Derby; Joseph BYARD acted  Effects: under value of £200.

Contact: Malcolm Byard

 

1832

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Thomas - Tideswell, 12 Oct 1832.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1832

BAGSHAW
ROGERS
SLEIGH
BAGSHAW, George, of Stearndale, Farmer, 28 Mar 1832. Died 26 Apr 1832.
wife (not named),   son Robert BAGSHAW,   Robert's children: granddaughter Mary BAGSHAW (not yet 21),   grandson William BAGSHAW (not yet 21),   grandson John BAGSHAW (not yet 21),   grandson George BAGSHAW (not yet 21),   son John BAGSHAW,   son Isaac BAGSHAW,   son George BAGSHAW*,   daughter Mary BAGSHAW,   daughter Sarah BAGSHAW,   son William BAGSHAW*.
Witnesses: John ROGERS(sg),   Thos. ROGERS(sg). Thos. SLEIGH(sg).
Probate in the Deans Court of Hartington 9 Oct 1832; before Matthew BEETHAM  Estate & Effects under the value of 200£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1833

BLACKWELL
HANCOCK
RAY
UNWIN
WILLIS
BLACKWELL, Isaac, of Eyam, Farmer, 25 May 1833. Died 27 May 1833.
daughter Ruth BLACKWELL;   three sons and four daughters Robert, James, Nathaniel BLACKWELL;   Elizabeth UNWIN,   Mary RAY,   Ruth BLACKWELL and Sarah HANCOCK;   Edward UNWIN* of Eyam, Stone Cutter, and James BLACKWELL* of Eyam, Shoe maker.
Witnesses: Daniel WILLIS,   Samuel BLACKWELL,   Saml. UNWIN.
Probate Chesterfield 10 Oct 1833; before George BUCKERIDGE Surr.  Effects under 100£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1835

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Benjamin - Over Haddon, 16 Oct 1835.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1836

BROCKLEHURST
DEWSNAP
HADFIELD
HALL
HANDFORD
MORTIN
BROCKLEHURST, Mary, of the Pieces within the Hamlet of Ollerset, widow, parish of Glossop, 29 Mar 1833.
Beneficiaries: daughter Mary DEWSNAP*, if Mary DEWSNAP were to marry then son James BROCKLEHURST would receive £200 from her (Mary DEWSNAP).
Executors: daughter Mary DEWSNAP,   nephew John HADFIELD of Rowarth in the parish of Glossop &   Joseph HALL of Ollerset.
Witnesses: Henry HANDFORD, John HANDFORD &   John MORTIN.
Probate granted 20 Sep 1836 in Lichfield.
Names a certain indenture or deed of settlement dated 29 Jul 1800 by late husband John BROCKLEHURST.

Contact: Allen Peterson

 

1837

BLOOR
CARRIER
EMINSON
HISKINSAY
ROFS
SMEDLEY
TURNER
BLOOR, William, of Ilkeston, joiner. Died 23 Aug 1837.
Beneficiaries: wife Ann BLOOR;   Henry Bloor EMINSON [son of John EMINSON];   William HISKINSAY (? surname uncertain) [son of John HISKINSAY];   Ann SMEDLEY [daughter of the late Thomas SMEDLEY];   father Samuel BLOOR.
Executors: wife Ann BLOOR and John ROFS, grocer of Ilkeston.
Witnesses: John ROFS,   William CARRIER,   Thomas TURNER.
Probate Derby 10 Oct 1837.
A search of the IGI revealed a marriage between William BLOOR & Ann EMINSON at Ilkeston in 1828, also of a Thomas SMEDLEY and Mary EMINSON at Ilkeston in 1822, with a daughter Ann SMEDLEY being baptised by a Thomas and Mary SMEDLEY at Ilkeston Independent in 1824.

Contact: Alan Bloor

 

1838

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Ralph - Tideswell, 3 Jul 1838. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1839

BLACKWELL
WILSON
BLACKWELL, Richard - widowed farmer of Winster. Died intestate 24 Dec 1832. (Ad)
His goods, chattels & credits to son Joseph.
Signed and sworn by: Joseph BLACKWELL of Winster,   Samuel BLACKWELL miner of Winster,   Joseph WILSON the younger joiner of Winster.
Admin. 15 Mar 1839.

Contact: Dawn Scotting

 

1840

BAGSHAW
CLAYTON
HAMPSON
HOLME
LONGDEN
MARCHINTON
MARSDEN
MYCOCK
PLANT
SLATER
SWINDELS
WEBSTER
BAGSHAW, Samuel, of Buxton, Yeoman, 18 Apr 1840.
land in Chinley i/t/p Glossop in the occupation of Edward SWINDELS;   nephew Thomas BAGSHAW* son of late brother Edward BAGSHAW;   Edward's daughters, Margaret HOLME,   Hannah HAMPSON,   Sarah LONGDEN,   Sarah's daughter Ann MARCHINTON, and her other children (unnamed);   Hannah MARSDEN* of Buxton;   children and grandchildren of brother Robert BAGSHAW:- Robert's son Matthew BAGSHAW;   his daughter Sarah SLATER;   his grandsons Samuel BAGSHAW of Marsden, Clothier and Robert BAGSHAW Clothier;   his granddaughters Sarah PLANT and her sister Margaret;   children of the late William MYCOCK of Cote Heath;   children of nephew Thomas, Edward, Elizabeth, Robert;   rest, residue &c. to children of late brother Edward.
Witnesses: John CLAYTON,   Edward WEBSTER and another one cut off by the photocopying.
No date of Probate available.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1840

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Stephen - Edensor, 19 Jun 1840.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Consistory Courts at Lichfield 1580-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1840

BRIGHTMORE
CHARLESWORTH
SHACKLOCK
BRIGHTMORE, Thomas - of Staveley, farmer. (Ad)
granted to Mary BRIGHTMORE, widow, of Woodthorpe: "came with Abraham SHACKLOCK of Bulsover, cabinet maker and Thomas CHARLESWORTH of Chesterfield, gentleman".
Died 26 Jun 1840. Admin. 15 Oct 1840.

Contact: LGPBEV

 

1841

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Ann - Glossop, 22 Mar 1841. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1841

BOWN
BRATTY
GREGORY
HARRISON
HEDLEY
HOLLINGWORTH
HORSLEY
PEAL
BOWN, Sarah - of Matlock, co. Derby, spinster, 10 Dec 1840.
Give messuage etc. occupied by me to nieces Sarah GREGORY,   Martha HEDLEY for life of Sarah,   then to niece Betty PEAL, subject to paying funeral + probate expenses + 3 shillings a week to nieces Elizabeth + Anne BOWN (sisters of Martha HEDLEY). Give 1/2 land in Pope Carr to brother James for life, then to niece Mary BOWN (dau. Thomas) + her heirs, subj. to paying legacies to nephews John GREGORY of Baslow (£40) and John Barker HARRISON (£50).
Executors: brother James BOWN,   niece Betty PEAL.
Witnesses: William BRATTY,   Joseph HOLLINGWORTH,   George HORSLEY.
Probate granted at Chesterfield 22 Apr 1841. Estate under £200.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1841

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Joseph - Bakewell, 23 Apr 1841.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1841

BETTERIDGE
BROMEHEAD
NOWILL
SILLS
BROMEHEAD, Robert, MA (Cantab), perpetual curate of Clowne. Died 2 Jul 1841 at Temple Normanton.
brother John May BROMEHEAD* (an attorney,   partner in the firm now SILLS &   BETTERIDGE solicitors of Lincoln);   sister Emilia Mary BROMEHEAD 'mahogany writing desk and books she shall select, remainder of books to JMB. Legacy 10gns to a charity for poor clergy. Bequest of share (in) Newbold colliery to JMB and EMB equally. Residue of estate to EMB for life remainder to JMB or his children.
Codicil: 30 Jan 1837. Contains legacy to a servant.
Admin. Aug 1841 to John NOWILL BROMEHEAD (attorney, son of JMB;  executor had predeceased).  Further Admin. 21 Mar 1864 to William BROMEHEAD (probably brother of  but could be son of JNB; previous administrator had died)

Contact: Gary Phillips

 

1842

BAILEY
CROSS
DAVENPORT
JEPPS
WRAGG
BAILEY, Edward - of Priory Cottage in the parish of Breadsall, labourer, 16 Jan 1839.
wife Mary BAILEY;   son Thomas BAILEY;   son Joseph BAILEY;   daughter Mary BAILEY;   daughter Sarah CROSS;   daughter Ann JEPPS.
Witnesses: William DAVENPORT,   Frederick CROSS,   Henry WRAGG.
Proved 11 Oct 1842.

Contact: Tony Bennett

 

1843

BROOMHEAD
GREGORY
KAY
MARSDEN
TURNER
BROOMHEAD, William, of Calver, yeoman, 1 Jun 1841. Died 24 Feb 1843.
wife Mary BROOMHEAD*;   daughters Ellen wife of John KAY,   Mary BROOMHEAD and Elizabeth BROOMHEAD;   son Thomas BROOMHEAD* of Calver, Farmer;   friend William MARSDEN* of Calver Sough, Farmer and Grocer.
Witnesses: Thos. GREGORY, Solr. Eyam;   Saml. TURNER, his Clerk.
Probate Bakewell 5 Jul 1843; before Henry Edward John HOWARD,  Dean of Lichfield  Effects under 100£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1843

BATEMAN
BLACKWELL
COCKER
JACKSON
WAGSTAFF
WILSON
BLACKWELL, Joseph - farmer of Winster. Died 4 Apr 1843.
executors signing oath Hannah BLACKWELL and Joseph COCKER.
Beneficiaries: wife;   grandson Joseph (under 24 years) son of the late Richard BLACKWELL of Winster;   daughter-in-law Mary BLACKWELL widow of the late Richard;   Joseph BLACKWELL son of nephew John BLACKWELL;   grand-daughter Hannah the wife of Joseph WILSON;   nephew James JACKSON.
Joseph nominated as his executors his wife and Jonathan COCKER of Manchester [although he nominated Jonathan, a Joseph COCKER eventually was to signed the Oath after Joseph BLACKWELL died].
Signed & sealed in presence of: Ann WAGSTAFF,   Hugh BATEMAN and George WAGSTAFF.
Probate 2 Sep 1843.

Contact: Dawn Scotting

 

1843

BAILEY
BODEN
JACKSON
ROWLAND
SELBY
BAILEY, John - of Breadsall Moor, farmer, 12 May 1843.
son John BAILEY, farmer, of Breadsall;   son William BAILEY of Kirk Langley;   daughter Ann BAILEY;   daughter Hannah JACKSON (wife of Francis JACKSON of Derby);   sons and daughters of Hannah JACKSON, under 21, unnnamed;   sons and daughters (under 21, unnamed) of daughter Elizabeth SELBY (deceased).
Witnesses: John ROWLAND,   Isaac BAILEY,   and John BODEN.
Proved 10 Oct 1843.

Contact: Tony Bennett

 

1845

BLAIDES
BROOKS
BUSBY
OLIVER
RANSON
BLAIDES, Thomas - of Holymoorside i/t/p Brampton co. Derby, Schoolmaster, 30 Apr 1845.
to my dear wife Ann BLAIDES all real and personal estate and effects in trust, and to sell my property or houses in Brampton for the most money to pay debts, funeral expenses &c. and pay off the Mortgage or money borrowed (on my estates) from John OLIVER Railway Contractor of Chesterfield;   she to occupy or receive the rent of the house and field where I now reside and to maintain and educate my younger children;   my sons Jacob and Thomas BLAIDES to have the house and field at Holymoorside after her decease, providing they pay each of my 5 daughters Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, Fanny and Ann £25 sterling 6 months after my wife's decease;   my wife Ann BLAIDES to be Guardian of my children and Executor.
Witnesses: Jeremiah BROOKS,   Susanna RANSON.
Administration (with Will annexed) 9 Dec 1865.   Testator died 6 May 1845 at Holymoorside - Ann BLAIDES, the Relict, sole Executrix and Universal Legatee in trust having died without having taken upon herself the Probate and execution thereof. Effects £100.
Extracted by C.S.B. BUSBY, Solicitor, Chesterfield.

Contact: Stuart Hill

 

1845

BRAMWELL
BRIGHTMORE
RICHARDSON
ROE
BRIGHTMORE, William - of Bakewell, currier, 22 Feb 1845
mentions son Henry BRIGHTMORE < 21 years, and wife Susanna BRIGHTMORE.
Executor: wife Susanna BRIGHTMORE, and Mr. William RICHARDSON of St. Peter's and Derby, currier.
Witnesses: Francis ROE and William BRAMWELL.
Died 2 Apr 1845. Probate 4 Jun 1845.

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1845

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Nathan - CELF, 1 Nov 1845. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1846

BARBER
BOCKING
CHEETHAM
DAKIN
EVANS
MIDDLETON
BARBER, Josiah - of Bradwell, mine-agent, 14 Dec 1843.
wife Ann {nee MIDDLETON} - Estate for life;   son Benjamin - the house where Josiah now lives, land on Hartlemoor called Barnfield, the barn & the cote & his shares in Outlandhead mine;   Ben to pay Bradwell Sick Club £35;   dtr Elizabeth CHEETHAM to be paid £35 by Ben;   dtr Mary DAKIN to be paid £15 by Ben & £40 his son John;   son John who gets land at Hartlemoor called Gatefield & half of the top field;   son Thomas land on Hartlemoor & [at the very end of the will], The Paddock;   son Isaac land on Hartlemoor called the Rake field & Dam field, Isaac to pay his sister, Josiah's dtr Nanny BOCKING, wife of Robert BOCKING, £10 & she to have land at Micklow Ditch;   dtr Sarah (wife of Robert EVANS) the house they live in in Smalldale & Rough Close on Hartlemoor;   g/son Isaac DAKIN to be paid … Isaac.
Executors: sons Ben & Thomas.
Witnesses: Philip BARBER & Robert Hill.
Proved 14 Dec 1846. On 29 Dec 1846 his brother, Philip called upon to.
explain the alterations around lines 20 & 21. Josiah b.1775 & d. 19 Jun 1846 See photo Bradwell Ancient & Modern p34.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1847

BOWERING
BOWRERING
FLETCHER
FRITH
HOLMES
WAGSTAFF
WAGSTAFFE
BOWERING, John - of Hacking [Hackney] Lane, i/t/p Darley, yeoman, 13 Aug 1847.
to Arundel John BOWERING - my dwelling house + the adjoining 4 closes called Rushey Acres at Matlock Bank i/t/p Matlock;   to niece Sarah wife of Danl. WAGSTAFFE of Toadhole i/t/p Darley, farmer - Holme Barn Close & Cheetham Close in Darley;   and on her death to nephew Eli WAGSTAFF absolutely.
Executors: Arundel John BOWRERING and Anthy. HOLMES, of Bridge-Town, farmer.
Witnesses: Wm. FRITH,   Henry FLETCHER.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1847

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Francis Eyre - Tideswell, 13 Nov 1847.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1849

BROOMHEAD
BUTT
EVENSON
EVINSON
GARDOM
GAUNTLEY
HARRISON
HIRST
HOLMES
LEECH
PUNCHABY
WHITEHEAD
BROOMHEAD, Nicholas - of Baslow, co. Derby, Yeoman, 27 Jan 1848.
all my estate at Wadshelf in the free Chapelry of Brampton & at Baslow co. Derby (except parts bequeathed to g/daughters Ann & Catherine BROOMHEAD) to my friends William GAUNTLEY of Bakewell Law Agent and John HARRISON o/t/s Banker in trust to pay - to my son John BROOMHEAD £60p.a. & to my g/son William BROOMHEAD £60p.a. in equal 1/2 yearly payments or "as will tender more to their comfort and advantage", the 1st to be 6 mths after 25th March or 29th September whichever is soonest after my death;   all my real estate situate at Shirland co. Derby to my Trustees to sell by public auction or private contract to pay - to my g/son William BROOMHEAD £400 + to my g/son Nicholas Benjamin BROOMHEAD £400 at 23 + to my g/daughter Ann BROOMHEAD £500 at 21 + to my g/daughter Catherine BROOMHEAD £1000 at 21 unless I have rebuilt or made into 1 dwelling the 2 houses hereinafter bequeathed to her, then £500 only;   all my interest and property in the Manchester Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway to my g/son Nicholas Benjamin BROOMHEAD at 23 + all my house garden &c. at Baslow now in the occupation of Margaret GARDOM - to my g/daughter Ann BROOMHEAD at 21 + 2 houses &c. at Baslow in occupations of Samuel PUNCHABY and Thomas LEECH - to my g/daughter Catherine BROOMHEAD at 21.
Joint Executors: the said William GAUNTLEY & John HARRISON & my son Joseph BROOMHEAD;   signed by the testator.
Witnesses: Geo. HOLMES Bakewell - John GAUNTLEY Bakewell.
Codicil: 10 Oct 1848 - my said son Joseph is now dead - the residue &c. to my Trustees to pay Joseph's widow £200 & invest the rest for her life then at her death the same to Joseph's children as are living.
Witnesses: Thomas EVINSON Chesterfield - William WHITEHEAD Chesterfield - Sworn by John GAUNTLEY of Bakewell Land Surveyor before Thomas HIRST, Commissioner Minister of Bakewell, and Thomas EVENSON of Chesterfield Druggist before George BUTT Commissioner Curate of Parish Church of Chesterfield.
Proved at London (with a Codicil) 14 Feb 1849 by surviving execs;  TNA Ref: PROB 11/#2087.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1849

BEARDAH
GODBER
MORRELL
TAYLOR
TOWNDROW
BEARDAH, Thomas - of Crich, draper and grocer.
Executors: illeg son George BEARDAH* (alias GODBER),   friend Benjamin TAYLOR*.
Beneficiaries: son John BEARDAH,   dau Elizabeth MORRELL,   dau Hannah TOWNDROW, grandson David TOWNDROW.
Probate 18 Apr 1849 Alfreton.

Contact: Sue White

 

1852

ANDREW
BLACKWELL
FURNISS
HANCOCK
UNWIN
BLACKWELL, Ruth, of Eyam, spinster, 17 Jun 1852. Died 26 Jul 1852.
children of deceas'd brother Robert BLACKWELL;   children of brother James BLACKWELL* of Eyam, Cordwainer;   including nephew Joseph BLACKWELL* of Eyam, Cordwainer;   children of brother Nathaniel BLACKWELL;   children of deceas'd sister Sarah HANCOCK, including niece Hannah HANCOCK and nephew Francis HANCOCK of Stony Middleton, Shop Keeper.
Witnesses: Samuel UNWIN,   John ANDREW,   Thos. FURNISS.
Probate 24 Aug 1852; before Henry Barrow CHINN Commissioner  Effects under 100£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1854

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Peter - CELF, 26 Jul 1854.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1854

BRAMWELL
FORD
BRAMWELL, Peter - of Chapel-en-le-Frith, sexton (and slater), 30 Dec 1852. Died 23 Jan 1854.
daughter Ellen BRAMWELL - the whole of the households goods, furniture and effects. The said executors shall divide the money amongst my sons George BRAMWELL, William BRAMWELL, Charles BRAMWELL*, Joseph BRAMWELL* and daughter Ellen BRAMWELL their heirs or assigns.
Witnesses: Thomas FORD & John FORD.
Probate granted 26 Jul 1854.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1854

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Martha - CELF, 7 Aug 1854.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1855

BRIGHTMORE
SPORTE
BRIGHTMORE, John - of Bakewell, joiner and cabinet maker, 18 Mar 1855.
mentions mother Sarah BRIGHTMORE, sister Mary BRIGHTMORE, brother Jonathan BRIGHTMORE.
Executors: sister Mary BRIGHTMORE, mother Sarah BRIGHTMORE, William SPORTE, painter.
Died 3 Apr 1855. Probate 18 Apr 1855.

Contact: LGPBEV

 

1855

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, William - Bakewell, 13 Nov 1855.
No abstract available;   one of all BRAMWELL Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1663-1858.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1857

BRIGHTMORE
SPORTE
BRIGHTMORE, Sarah - of Bakewell, widow, 10 Apr 1855.
mentions daughter Mary BRIGHTMORE and William SPORTE of Bakewell, painter.
Died 29 Dec. 1856. Probate 7 Jan 1857.

Contact: LGPBEV

 

1858

BOWRING
CLAYTON
FERNS
HAMMOND
MILNES
BOWRING, George - of Stockport co. Chester, Gentleman, 7 Sep 1853. Died 2 Jan 1858 at Stockport aforesaid.
sister in law Mary MILNES - all money I have in "The Bank of Savings" in Stockport, and an annuity of £20p/a;   son George BOWRING* - rest of Estate and Effects;   friend Francis Smith CLAYTON* of Stockport, Cotton Manufacturer as Trustee.
Witnesses: Geo M FERNS, Solr. Stockport;   Willm J HAMMOND his Clerk.
Proved by the oath of George BOWRING* of 7 Clifford Street,   Manchester, Surgeon (surviving executor).
Manchester 22 Jan 1858; Effects under £9000.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1858

BLACKWELL
BRITTLEBANK
OUTRAM
TAYLOR
TIMPERLEY
UNWIN
WILLSHAW
BLACKWELL, Robert - of Eyam co. Derby, farmer, 7 Jun 1857.
Sole Executrix: Martha Ann BLACKWELL.
Beneficiaries: to Martha Ann BLACKWELL, the wife of James BLACKWELL, now residing with me at Eyam her heirs and assigns all my personal estate provide that if my brother Francis BLACKWELL of Hanging Flatt survives me (when seized with serious illness) be paid the sum of £20 out of the said personal estate. I also direct my body to be interred in the BRITTLEBANK burying ground and that my name and the names of my wives be inscribed on the headstone.
Witnesses: Edward TIMPERLEY;   George WILLSHAW;   Robert OUTRAM,   & Isaac UNWIN.
Proved 16 Jun 1858 by oath of Martha Ann BLACKWELL the wife of James BLACKWELL, the sole executrix. Effects under £200. Extracted by William Grimwood TAYLOR Solicitor Derby.
[Transcribed at Matlock Record Office by Janet Kirk]

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1858

BOWRING
BOWRING, Joseph - late of Pilsley co. Derby Yeoman. (Ad)
Died 27 May 1858 at Pilsley, a widower.
Letters of Administration to John BOWRING, of 11 Polygon-view Ardwick Manchester Butcher, one of the children.
Sureties: William BOWRING of 134 London Road, Manchester Plumber and Glazier   and George BOWRING of the City of Manchester, Surgeon.
Admin. 19 Jun 1858; Effects under £800.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1858

BOOTH
BUTLER
BUXTON
LAWRENCE
WOODHEAD
BUTLER, Daniel, Farmer, Marlpool, Derbyshire. Died 8 Nov 1858.
Brother William BUTLER,   Brother Joseph BUTLER of Horsley,   Brother Timothy BUTLER of Marlpool,   Brother Benjamin BUTLER of Horsley,   Servant Mary BUXTON,   executor John WOODHEAD* of Heanor, Wheelwright.
Witnesses: John BOOTH,   Jesse LAWRENCE.
Proved at Derby 24 Nov 1858  Effects: under £100.

Contact: David Butler

 

1861

BLUNSTONE
BOWMER
BROCKLEHURST
HADFIELD
PICKARD
SANDERS
WINTER
BROCKLEHURST, Henry - of Longway Bank in the township of Wirksworth, co. Derby, Farmer, 9 Nov 1860.
Witnesses: Isaac HADFIELD of Longway Bank, Farmer,   Thomas PICKARD of Wirksworth, Yeoman.
Executors: Joseph BOWMER of Wigwell, Farmer,   Francis BLUNSTONE of Crich, Butcher.
Beneficiaries: Joseph BOWMER (friend);   Francis BLUNSTONE (friend);   Ann BROCKLEHURST (sister);   Henry BROCKLEHURST (son of brother John BROCKLEHURST);   Martha BROCKLEHURST (widow of nephew George BROCKLEHURST);   Aaron, John, Sarah, Hannah, Elizabeth, Mary and Ann (children of brother John);   William, Aaron, Thomas, Phebea and Ann (children of brother Thomas);   Ellen SANDERS (niece);   James WINTER (nephew)
Proved 20 Feb 1861.

Contact: Thelma Wigley

 

1864

BRAMWELL
LOMAS
BRAMWELL, John - formerly of Wilkin Hill i/t/p Chapel-en-le-Frith, Gentleman deceased.
late of Tunstead in the Township of Wormhill i/t/p Tideswell co. Derby Died 8 Jan 1864 at Tunstead aforesaid.
by the oaths of William BRAMWELL of Tunstead aforesaid farmer (the son) and Ann LOMAS (daughter - wife of John LOMAS Farmer) of Courses in the Parish of Chapel-en-le-Frith the executors.
Proved at Derby 8 Feb 1864. Effects under £450.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1865

BRAMWELL
SMITH
BRAMWELL, Thomas - late of Chinley i/t/p Glossop, co. Derby, farmer deceased.
Died 19 Jul 1864 at Chinley aforesaid.
by the Oaths of Jonathan SMITH of Slack Hall in the Parish of Chapel-en-le-Frith in the said County farmer.
Proved at Derby 3 Feb 1865. Effects under £600.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1865

BARKER
COLEMAN
FEARN
PHILLIPS
RILEY
SPELLER
BARKER, John - late of Yeldersley but now of Sturston Lane i/t/p Ashborne, 9 Dec 1862.
Benefactors: friends James PHILLIPS, Samuel RILEY and Frances FEARN;   housekeeper (wife of Thomas FEARN of Yeldersley, labourer);   Sarah Ann FEARN (youngest daughter of said Frances FEARN) and Hannah FEARN (daughter of said Frances FEARN).
Trustees: Frances FEARN;   James PHILLIPS;   and Samuel RILEY.
Witnesses: Samuel COLEMAN, Solicitor, Ashborne;   and Walter SPELLER, clerk to Mr COLEMAN.
Proved at Derby 27 Feb 1865 by James PHILLIPS and Samuel RILEY.
Note: The Testator died 29 Mar 1864.

Contact: Michael Fearn

 

1865

BOWRING
BOWRING, Samuel - of Ollerton, Nottingham, butler. Died 7 Sep 1865.
son Samuel BOWRING, in Marines at Chatham.
Note: No known connection with the submitter.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1867

BOWRING
EARLE
GAUNT
HANKINSON
BOWRING, Roger - late of 255 Broad Street, Pendleton co. Lancaster, butcher, deceased.
Died 24 Nov 1866 at London Road, Southport co. Lancaster.
Beneficiaries: wife Jane Theodosia;   son William {BOWRING}*;   friend Charles Richard EARLE* of Pendleton, Licensed Victualler;   granddaughter Alice Jane (under 21, daur of deceased son Joseph Edwards BOWRING).
Proved by the oaths of son William BOWRING of 255 Broad Street aforesaid, Butcher and Charles EARLE of 307 Broad Street Licensed Victualler.
Witnesses: Ric HANKINSON, solicitor Manchester;   E GAUNT, his Clerk.
Manchester 1 Feb 1867; Effects under £2000.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1868

BEELY
BOWLER
CHINN
ELSE
TOMLINSON
BEELY, Sarah - late of Ashbourne, widow. Died 27 Apr 1868 at Ashbourne.
Beneficiaries: my dear sisters Hannah, Rachel & Rebecca - £6 each;   all the residue of my property of every kind whatsoever to my dear sister Jane BOWLER* of Darley Dale widow for her absolute use and benefit.   Will dated 20 Apr 1868: Sarah BEELY - her mark.
Witnesses: Ann ELSE of Wirksworth & Mary Hannah TOMLINSON of Ashbourne.
Proved at Derby 22 May 1868 by the oath of Jane BOWLER widow, the sole  executrix to whom admin granted.
Effects under £300. Extracted by S & H CHINN, Proctor, Derby.
Transcribed by Janet Kirk 12 Nov 2004 from Microfilm of Derby Diocesan Probate at Matlock Record Office.

Contact: Janet Kirk

 

1869

BLACKWELL
LAWTON
TAYLOR
WOOD
BLACKWELL, James - of Eyam, co. Derby, shoemaker, 2 Nov 1863.
Executors & Executrix: wife Betty BLACKWELL;   son Joseph BLACKWELL;   John LAWTON of Glossop.
Beneficiaries: wife Betty BLACKWELL all personal estate and effects during her natural life and after her decease to sons Joseph BLACKWELL and James BLACKWELL.
Witnesses: William WOOD and John LAWTON.
Proved at Derby on 5 Oct 1869 by the oath of Joseph BLACKWELL the son one of the surviving executors to whom admin was granted Powers being reserved to John LAWTON the other surviving executor. Effects under £100. Extracted by John TAYLOR Solicitor Bakewell. Testator died 19 Aug 1869 at Eyam.
[Transcribed at Matlock Record Office by Janet Kirk]

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1872

BUTLER
CRESSWELL
MOORE
BUTLER, Joseph, Bricklayer, Horsley, Derbyshire. Died 4 Jun 1868.
wife Esther BUTLER of Horsley,   son Henry BUTLER of Horsley,   daughter Susan wife of William MOORE.
Witnesses: Benjamin BUTLER (brother),   Joseph CRESSWELL.
Proved at Derby, 22 Apr 1872.

Contact: David Butler

 

1874

BOWDEN
BRADBURY
CONSTERDINE
SMITH
WRIGHT
BOWDEN, George - of Church Street, Glossop, 20 Oct 1871.
Occupation: Farm Labourer. Died 26 Mar 1874 at Glossop.
Executors: brother John Wood BOWDEN of Norfolk Street, Relieving Officer;   brother in law Joseph Wood BRADBURY of Hollingworth, Mottram, Cheshire, furniture dealer.
Beneficiaries: brother John Wood BOWDEN and sister Elizabeth BRADBURY, wife of Joseph Wood BRADBURY.
Witnesses: Henry CONSTERDINE, 41 Norfolk Street, Glossop and Edwin WRIGHT, 3 Fitzalan Street, Glossop.
Proved 13 Jul 1874 at Derby to John Wood BOWDEN and Joseph Wood BRADBURY.  Effects under £100.   Extracted by Hervey SMITH, Solicitor, Hyde. .

Contact: Karen Fraser

 

1874

BOWRING
CUTTING
BOWRING, William - late of Pendleton co. Lancaster, butcher.
Died 20 May 1874 at Pendleton. Proved by Robert CUTTING of 5 Atlas Buildings, Stockport Road, Manchester provision dealer, Charles CUTTING of 41 Hanging Ditch, Manchester, Commission Agent and Margaret BOWRING of 255 Broad street, Pendleton, widow, relict (during widowhood), the executors.
At Manchester 24 Sep 1874. Effects under £1500.
Comment: William born c.1824.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1875

BLAIR
BOWYER
COPE
HIRON
OAKDEN
BOWYER, William - of Waldley, Marston Montgomery, co. Derby, farmer, 13 Jan 1875. Died 14 Jan 1875.
Benefactors: wife Elizabeth BOWYER (nee OAKDEN);   daughters Mary HIRON (nee BOWYER) and Catherine Sarah BOWYER;   wife's nephew George COPE.
Executors: brother in law John OAKDEN of Marston;   Edward OAKDEN of Yelt in Doveridge.
Witnesses: Edward J BLAIR - Solicitor Uttoxeter, James BLAIR - Uttoxeter.
Proved at Derby 28 Sep 1875 by the oaths of John OAKDEN and  Edward OAKDEN, the Executors, to whom administration was granted.
Interestingly Edward BLAIR signed the will on behalf of William BOWYER - presumably he was too weak to do so.
Copy was obtained from the Derbyshire Record Office at Matlock.

Contact: Janet Booth

 

1876

BARNES
HEATH
HILL
MELLORS
REDFERN
SALT
STEVENSON
WATTS
WIGHTMAN
BARNES, Samuel - of Wadshelf i/t/p Brampton co. Derby, farmer, 22 Feb 1875.
my son John BARNES to have all my personal estate i/t/p situate at South Wingfield Park and Fritchley co. Derby, subject to … payment of the mortgage debt (and) maintainence of my dear wife Elizabeth BARNES;   my said son John BARNES, my said son Thomas BARNES, and my son in law James Stanhope SALT and the survivors &c. (my said trustees or trustee) to have personal estate &c. upon trust to pay and divide monies &c. between my children namely, Elizabeth HEATH, Ann STEVENSON, Mary MELLORS, the said Thomas BARNES, Isaac BARNES, Henry BARNES, Sarah SALT, William BARNES, Harriett BARNES, and Lucy HILL in equal shares and proportios;   it is my will and desire that my said son John BARNES shall succeed me in the tenancy of the farm at Wadshelf which I now hold under his Grace the Duke of Devonshire provided that his grace and his agent … shall consent.
Joint Executors: said John BARNES, Thomas BARNES, and James Stanhope SALT. Signed by the said Samuel BARNES in presence of:
Witnesses: Henry WATTS blacksmith Brampton, and Samuel REDFERN clerk to Mr D WIGHTMAN solicitor Chesterfield.
Proved at Derby 30 Dec 1876 by the oaths of John & Thomas BARNES the  sons and James Stanhope SALT, executors.
Testator died 18 Sep 1876 at Wadshelf aforedaid. Personal estate under£450 Extracted by Dossey WIGHTMAN solicitor, Chesterfield.

Contact: Stuart Hill

 

1877

BROOMHEAD
CHINN
DRIVER
SOMERSETT
BROOMHEAD, Henry, of Calver i/t/p Bakewell, 12 Sep 1877. Died 9 Sep 1877.
wife Mary BROOMHEAD*.
Witnesses: Henry BROOMHEAD,   John SOMERSETT,   Thomas DRIVER.
Proved Derby 19 Nov 1877; extracted by S&HL CHINN, Proctors, Derby  Effects under £100.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1878

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Miles - formerly of the "Royal Oak" hotel, farmer.
late of Courses farm, both in the parish of Chapel-en-le-Frith co. Derby, Died 1st July 1878 at Courses Farm.
by Peter BRAMWELL of Chapel-en-le-Frith parish clerk one of the executors.
Proved Derby 25 Jul 1878; Page 179. Personal estate under £1,000.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1879

BRAMWELL
HYDE
TAYLOR
BRAMWELL, James - late of Chapel-en-le-Frith co. Derby Grocer.
Died 20 Feb 1879 at Chapel-en-le-Frith.
by Ebenezer HYDE butcher and John TAYLOR bank-manager both of Chapel-en-le-Frith executors.
Proved at Derby 6 May 1879; Page 193. Personal estate under £3,000.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1879

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Ralph - late of Chapel Milton in Chinley i/t/p Glossop co. Derby, yeoman (with codicil).
Died 6 Jul 1879 at Chapel Milton.
by Sarah BRAMWELL widow (the relict) & Mary Ann BRAMWELL spinster (the daughter) both of Chapel Milton the surviving executors.
Proved at Derby 25 Jul 1879; Page 193. Personal Estate under £3,000.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1880

ASHTON
BLACKWELL
BRIGHTMORE
MANDER
REDFERN
WHEELDON
BRIGHTMORE, Francis - of Rowland, farmer, 9 Jul 1873.
mentions wife Harriet BRIGHTMORE;   daughter Jemima (wife of Ezra BLACKWELL);   sons Francis BRIGHTMORE, William BRIGHTMORE, Joseph BRIGHTMORE;   daughter Ann (wife of John REDFERN),   and late son John BRIGHTMORE and "his son".
Executors: Will names Thomas ASHTON of Rowland, farmer and Abraham WHEELDON of Hassop Station, innkeeper;   Codicil (4 Jul 1876) nominates Ezra BLACKWELL of Eyam cordwainer as an executor.
Witnesses: John MANDER, Bakewell, gentleman and Thomas MANDER of Bakewell, solicitor.
Died 22 Sep 1879. Probate 8 Jun 1880.

Contact: LGPBEV

 

1880

BATTESON
BOWRING
McDONALD
PARRY
PERRY
WHITAKER
BOWRING, William - of Higher Broughton near the City of Manchester, Gentleman, 8 Jul 1876.
Died 19 Jun 1880 at 57 Higher Ardwick, Manchester [Probate Calendar cites 'Late of Amber Villa, Ashover, near Chesterfield']. George BOWRING* - of the City of Manchester, Surgeon [relationship to testator not stated: Probate Calendar cites 324 Oxford Road, Manchester] and James PERRY* - of the same City, Gentleman [Probate Calendar cites James 'PARRY' of King St Manchester];   wife Martha;   brother and sisters John BOWRING,   Sarah Ann BATTESON and Susannah BOWRING;   sons and daughters of the said George BOWRING - George Edward BOWRING, Frances BOWRING, Mabel BOWRING and Rose BOWRING (all under 25).
Witnesses: Fred J WHITAKER,   James McDONALD,   Clerks with Messrs. PARRY & Son. Solrs. Manchester.
Proved London 12 Aug 1880 (by the oath of the Executors named);  Personal estate under £12000.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1880

BOWRING
MERCY
SHARP
BOWRING, George - of Shaftesbury St, Litchurch, Derby, 25 Apr 1879.
Died 21 Nov 1880 at Shaftesbury St.
Bequests to: children Samuel BOWRING, John BOWRING, George BOWRING, Joseph BOWRING and Sarah BOWRING;   proved by sons George BOWRING* of 115 Ashbourne Rd, Derby, Moulder &   Joseph BOWRING* of Shaftsbury Crescent, Shaftsbury St, Moulder.
Witnesses: Jabez MERCY;   Henry SHARP.
Proved at Derby 17 Dec 1880; Personal estate under £100.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1881

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Joseph - late of Doncaster co. York Chemist and Druggist a
bachelor. Died 29 October 1880 at Doncaster.
granted at the Principal Registry to William BRAMWELL of Chapel-en-le-Frith co. Derby saddler (father and next of kin).
Admin. 14 Mar 1881; Page 164. Personal Estate under £200.

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1882

BOWRING
BOWRING, Thomas - of Worksop.
wife Mary.
Probate 1882.
Note: No known connection with the submitter.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1884

ARMSTRONG
BALEY
BEELEY
BERRY
BOND
BOOTH
CRAIG
KENYON
SHELDON
BEELEY, John - of Edward Street Glossop, co. Derby, Master of the Workhouse, 6 Feb 1884.
Executors: Thomas BALEY [sic] of Dukinfield, engineer;   John SHELDON of Glossop, draper;   and Joshua BERRY of Glossop, coal merchant.
Beneficiaries: wife Mary BEELEY the whole of my household furniture and for her to live in the house number 36 Edward Street Glossop co. Derby rent free and also free from rates as long as she remains my widow and she is to receive £1 per week, plus other provisions should she remarry;   my grandsons Walter Beeley KENYON and John Beeley ARMSTRONG to receive in equal shares invested money with interest, when they attain 21 years of age and also after the death of my wife Mary BEELEY, the 8 cottages in Glossop and also 5 cottages in Newton Moor Cheshire belonging to me shall be equally divided between my two grandsons. If one or the other grandson should die before the age of 21,   then the survivor to receive his bequest. If both die, then their bequest to go to wife Mary BEELEY. Should Mary BEELEY be deceased at the time, then the whole of my estate shall be divided equally between my two brothers Samuel BEELEY and Thomas BEELEY and my sister Mary BERRY should she be then living and to my niece Elizabeth the daughter of my deceased brother Ephraim. My 3 executors to receive out of my estate the sum of £5 for their trouble and also to receive 5% p.a. for the collection of all rents should they be required to collect same.
Witnesses: Robert CRAIG and Jno BOOTH.
Probate granted at Derby 20 Dec 1884 to Thomas BEELEY the brother, John SHELDON and Joshua BERRY, the executors. Gross value of personal estate £1030 7s 9d. Extracted by BOND & Son Solicitors, Manchester. Testator died 2 Oct 1884 at Edward Street Glossop.
[Transcribed at Matlock Record Office by Janet Kirk]

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1885

BOWRING
BOWRING, Edward - of Somershall, Labourer.
Probate 19 Aug 1885.
Note: No known connection with the submitter.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1889

BATTESON
BOWRING
BATTESON, William - late of Chesterfield in the City of Derby, Gentleman.
Died 14 Mar 1889 at Chesterfield. Proved by Sarah Ann BATTESON of Chesterfield, widow, the relict, the sole executrix.
At Derby 27 Apr 1889. Personal Estate £17,363.14s.11d.
Comment: Widow Sarah Ann was the daughter of Joseph & Ellen BOWRING.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1889

BOWRING
HARRISON
BOWRING, Richard - formerly of 44 Milton street but late of Wilmot Street, both in Derby, Railway Pointsman.
Died 14 Sep 1889 at Derby. Proved by Isaac HARRISON of 61 Milton Street, Iron Moulder, one of the executors.
At Derby 8 Oct 1889. Personal Estate £5 18s.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1890

BRAMWELL
TAYLOR
BRAMWELL, Hannah - late of Chapel-en-le-Frith co. Derby, widow.
Died 8 Aug 1890 at Chapel-en-le-Frith.
by John TAYLOR of Chapel-en-le-Frith bank-manager the sole executor.
Proved at Derby 10 Oct 1890; Page 223. Personal Estate £964 2s 2d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1891

BOWRING
BOWRING, Mary Ann - late of Grindleford Bridge i/t/p Eyam co. Derby spinster.
Died 17 Feb 1891 at Grindleford Bridge.
Will proved by Thomas BOWRING farmer (father) and Hannah BOWRING (wife of the said Thomas BOWRING, mother) both of Grindleford Bridge the executors.
Proved at Derby 24 Mar 1891; Personal estate £661-6s-8d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1892

BOWRING
BROOKER
BOWRING, George - of 470 Edgware Road, Middlesex. Died 26 Jun 1892.
Probate to Mary BROOKER, spinster.
At London 19 Jul 1892. Effects £186.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1893

BOWRING
BOWRING, Deborah - of Ashbank, Northenden Cheshire. Died 3 Jul 1893.
wife of George BOWRING;   Admin. to the said George BOWRING commission agent.
Chester 11 Aug 1893. Effects: £49-10s-10d.
Note: No known connection with submitter.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1893

BAILEY
BOOTH
BROWN
BUTLER
CALLADINE
FOSTER
SMALLWOOD
BUTLER, Timothy, Master Grocer, Heanor, Derbyshire. Died 27 Feb 1893.
wife Elizabeth BUTLER (deceased),   daughter Elizabeth wife of David CALLADINE of Heanor,   daughter in law Elizabeth widow of Joseph BUTLER of Heanor,   daughter Ellen wife of John BAILEY of Marlpool,   daughter Mary wife of James SMALLWOOD,   son Timothy BUTLER of Heanor,   daughter Emily wife of John Betteridge BOOTH of Marlpool.
Witnesses: Frederick FOSTER of Langley, Marlpool,   Joseph BROWN of Loscoe Rd, Heanor.
Proved at London 13 Sep 1893  Effects: £85.6s.8d.

Contact: David Butler

 

1894

BOWRING
SEYMOUR
BOWRING, Elizabeth - of 120 Bennerley Rd, Clapham Common, Surrey, spinster.
Died 12 Jan 1894. Probate to George SEYMOUR, furniture remover.
At London 8 Jan 1894. Effects £146 16s 4d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1894

BATTESON
BOWRING
CLARK
HARDING
METCALF
MORTON
BOWRING, Susanna - of Abercrombie Street, Chesterfield, spinster, 22 Jul 1893. Died 28 Oct 1893.
Executors & Trustees: brother John BOWRING (of 33 Church Street,   Pendleton near Manchester, co. Lancs. Gentleman),   cousin Henry MORTON - of (Nursery Lane) Wimslow near Stockport, Plumber and friend George Harold CLARK - of Chesterfield, Solicitor.
Bequests: on brother John's decease £300 to the Rector of Edensor,   to be invested to pay "five shillings each to so many poor widows over sixty years of age residing ... at Pilsley in the Peak near Chatsworth as the funds ... will permit each payment to be made on Christmas Eve";   and £300 to sister Sarah Ann BATTESON, with £100 to be invested and the income to repair the tombs of "my late father and mother and brother and sister ... at Edensor".
Witnesses: George HARDING,   Annie METCALF.
Probate Derby 12 Jan 1894 (to the Executors named)  Estate £1,385-0-1 (Gross) £1,346-5-4 (Net)

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1894

BURNETT
DARBYSHIRE
ELSE
GREGORY
KINDER
PLATT
TOMLINSON
TWYFORD
WAIN
WILSON
WRAGG
BURNETT, Thomas - of Two Dales co. Derby, 18 Apr 1891.
to my son Thomas BURNETT - a fether bed, my clothes box and half my tools of business as a shoe maker, and to my son George BURNETT the other half (also) my desk in the shop, flock bed, 2 prints on glass of Princess Charlotte - my son who takes the machine belonging the tools to pay to the other 25/-;   to my daughter Emma GREGORY (wife of Anthony GREGORY) - my table now in her possession, my swing looking glass and a pair of large brass candlesticks;   to my grandson William WRAGG - my box of joiners tools;   to my wife Dora - my Household Goods &c. including my saw and axe and everything in my garden, House and Shop I occupy.
The rest in trust with the following legacies: to my wife - £35;   to my step-daughter Fanny KINDER - £3;   to my step-daughter Mary Ellen PLATT (wife of Charles PLATT) - £3;   the rest divided between my 2 sons, daughter Emma and children of my (deceased) daughter Catherine (to take there (sic) mother's share) namely William, Emma, Thomas Burnett, Mary Ann, Alice, George, Martha and Agnes the 1st 4 to receive when Mary Ann is 21, the others when Agnes is 21;   my late daughter Elizabeth WRAGG's share as follows: half to Samuel WRAGG (her husband), and half to their 3 sons Herbert, Thomas, and William WRAGG.
Trustees & Executors: Henry DARBYSHIRE of Darley Hill side nurseryman and Thomas TWYFORD of Twodales stonemason. "If I cannot be buried by the side of my deceased wife my Executors shall provide out of the said monies a tombstone to be placed at my grave".
Witnesses: John ELSE,   Matthew WAIN. Signed Thomas BURNETT.
Probate at Derby 20 Aug 1894 to Henry DARBYSHIRE and Thomas TWYFORD Execs.
Extracted by (GLW) in 1995 from the official record in the DRO in Matlock.
Other Notes: Thomas BURNETT died 23 Jul 1894 at Two Dales, Darley, aged 78, and was buried 25 Jul at St Helen's Church, Darley.
The Memoirs of Thomas W. WILSON, husband of Emma TOMLINSON, Mary Catherine BURNETT's daughter, record that Emma BURNETT's children were left their mothers share (which) worked out at £4-12-6 each, and "we never forgot that we two had bear the cost of collecting it."

Contact: Geoffrey Wilson

 

1894

BOWRING
BOWRING, Mary Ann - of 179 Morning Lane, Hackney, Middlesex, spinster.
Died 31 Aug 1894. Admin. to Mary Ann BOWRING, widow.
At London 15 Oct 1894. Effects £1060 18s 8d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1894

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Noah - of Lower Crossings, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, Tailor. Died 16 Jun 1894.
to Mary Ann BRAMWELL spinster.
Admin. Derby 19 Oct 1894. Effects £122 8s 3d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1895

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, John Goodwin - of Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, Accountant. Died 18 Dec 1894.
to Samuel James BRAMWELL post-master.
Probate Derby 25 Jun 1895. Effects £1147 17s 5d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1895

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Peter - of Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, parish Clerk. Died 5 Jan 1895.
to Samuel James BRAMWELL post-master.
Probate Derby 18 Jul 1895. Effects £1117 11s 10d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1895

BIRKINSHAW
BOWRING
BRITLAND
READER
ROBINSON
SLACK
SOMERTON
STANLEY
TAYLOR
WALL
BOWRING, Arundel John - of Milltown i/t/p Ashover, Farmer, 8 Aug 1895. Died 9 Aug 1895.
son George BOWRING - jointly possessed of the stock on the farm in Milltown,   also to have Oak Bedstead, Family Bible, Kettle, Gun and Posset Pot;   children John, Arundel, George, Emma BRITLAND,   Maria WALL,   Sarah Ellen READER and Annie TAYLOR;   grandchild Sarah Ellen SOMERTON daughter of daughter Mary Jane SOMERTON;   grandchildren George STANLEY and Mary STANLEY.
Executors & Trustees: son George {BOWRING}, and George ROBINSON of Milltown, Farmer
Witnesses: Alfred SLACK, Solicitor, Clay Cross and Geo H. BIRKINSHAW, his Clerk.
Probate Derby 31 Oct 1895 (to the Executors named);  Effects: £146-18s-9d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1896

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, William - of Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire. Died 29 Feb 1896.
to John BRAMWELL and Francis BRAMWELL saddlers.
Probate Derby 28 May 1896. Effects £30.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1897

BOWRING
MARSHALL
BOWRING, Maria - of 1 St Mark's Place, Low Moor, Near Bradford, Yorkshire. Died 4th Jan 1897.
wife of George BOWRING. Admin. to the said George BOWRING moulder.
At Wakefield 27 Jan 1897; Effects: £224-10s-11d.
Comment: Maria was the second wife of George BOWRING (son of George BOWRING & Ann MARSHALL)

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1897

BIGGS
BOWRING
BOWRING, James - of 13 Princes Rd, Norbiton, Surrey. Died 10 Feb 1896.
Probate to Frederick George BIGGS, builders labourer.
At London 11 Apr 1897. Effects £20 10s 8d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1897

BOWRING
BOWRING, Elizabeth Martha - of 18 Tavistock Terrace, Upper Holloway, Middlesex, widow.
Died 29 Jun 1897 at 29 Parolles Rd, Upper Holloway. Admin. to Francis BOWRING, plumber and gas fitter.
At London 17 Jul 1897. Effects £713 12s 4d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1898

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Peter - of Market Street, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, tailor and draper.
Died 19 Oct 1898.
to Elizabeth BRAMWELL widow and Alfred Joseph BRAMWELL tailor and draper.
Probate Derby 15 Nov 1898. Effects £1,018 14s 8d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1900

ANSLOW
BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Walter - of Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, grocer and provision
dealer. Died 20 Jan 1900. to Sarah Ann BRAMWELL widow, Alfred Joseph BRAMWELL tailor and draper and David ANSLOW die-sinker.
Probate London 2 Mar 1900. Effects £1018 14s 8d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1900

BOOTH
ROBINSON
BOOTH, John Betridge, Tailor, Marlpool, Derbyshire. Died 22 Mar 1900.
wife Emily BOOTH.
Witnesses: Charles Edward BOOTH (son),   Richard Cheadle ROBINSON,   John Betridge BOOTH (son).
Probate granted at Derby 31 Jul 1900  Effects: £352.5s.1d.

Contact: David Butler

 

1902

BOWRING
BOWRING, John - of 48 Newton Street, New North Road, Hoxton, Middlesex.
Died 9 Dec 1902 at the Metropolitan Hospital, Kingsland Road, Dalston, Middlesex. Admin. to George Frederick BOWRING, woodcarver.
At London 14 Jan 1902. Effects £5188 12s 3d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1902

BOWRING
BOWRING, George - of Melbourne Cottage, Platt Lane, Rusholme, Manchester, Surgeon. Died 3 Mar 1902.
Probate to Frances BOWRING, Mabel Sarah BOWRING and Rose Elizabeth BOWRING, spinsters.
Manchester 3 Oct 1902; Effects: £6841-10s-10d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1902

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Mary Ann - of Chapel Milton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, spinster. Died 5 Sep 1902.
to Sarah BRAMWELL widow.
Admin. Derby 27 Oct 1902. Effects £192 6s 7d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1903

BOWRING
HOWARTH
SMITH
BOWRING, George Edward - of 324 Oxford Road, Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester gentleman.
Died 22 Aug 1902 at the Cheadle Royal Asylum, Cheadle, Cheshire.
Probate to Ellis Herbert SMITH, merchant and George Percy HOWARTH, solicitor.
Manchester 9 Jan 1903; Effects: £15466 13s 9d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1903

BOWRING
BOWRING, Hannah - of Grindleford Bridge, Eyam, Derbyshire. Died 21 Oct 1903.
wife of Thomas BOWRING. Probate to John BOWRING, Ezekiel Green BOWRING and Thomas BOWRING labourers.
Derby 17 Nov 1903; Effects: £445 4s 0d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1904

BEABER
BOWRING
BRADBURY
CHESHIRE
CLARK
COOPER
COWEN
CRUTCHLEY
DAVIES
HARDING
HAZARD
LIGHTFOOT
MORTON
MYATT
QUICH
SHELLEY
SIMPSON
WILLIAMS
WOOTON
BOWRING, John - of 33 Church Street Pendleton co. Lancs, Gentleman, 2 Jul 1896. Died 29 Aug 1904.
Trustees & Executors: wife Mary BOWRING,   John BRADBURY - of Stoke-upon-Trent Civil Engineer and David SIMPSON - of 23 King Street Manchester Accountant [Probate Calendar cites 'Daniel' SIMPSON: checked by GSB 5/1/02].
Residual beneficiaries (on Mary's death): nephews and nieces of my said wife - said John BRADBURY,   Merab SHELLEY,   Ada QUICH,   Alice BEABER,   Mary BRADBURY,   Harriet CHESHIRE,   Catherine CRUTCHLEY,   Emma LIGHTFOOT,   Alfred COOPER, John COOPER,   Matilda WOOTON;   Catherine MYATT sister of my said wife;   Mary DAVIES of May Bank Wolstanton widow;   grandchildren of my late cousin Roger BOWRING of Pendleton, Butcher - Rodger BOWRING, Joseph BOWRING, William BOWRING and Margaret Alice WILLIAMS;   children of my late cousin William MORTON of Pilsley Stone Mason - John MORTON, William MORTON, Henry MORTON,   Susanna COWEN and Phoebe HAZARD;   friend George Harold CLARK - of Chesterfield, Solicitor.
Witnesses: Geo Harold CLARK - Solicitor Chesterfield,   Geo HARDING - his clerk.
Probate 18 Oct 1904 (to the Executors named); Effects: £6565 6s 2d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1904

BLAGDEN
BROMLEY
BROOMHEAD
COCKERTON
FURNISS
MOSLEY
ROWLAND
TITTERTON
BROOMHEAD, Mary - of Calver widow.
Executors & Trustees: Joseph MOSLEY - of Calver Sough Butcher,   George TITTERTON - of Calver Mill hand and nephew William James ROWLAND.
Beneficiaries: daughter Elizabeth BLAGDEN,   sister Ann ROWLAND,   with her daughter Clara ROWLAND and son William James ROWLAND;   niece Florence FURNISS,   with her daughter Mary FURNISS (under 21);   great niece Dorothy Margaret BLAGDEN (under 21);   Business at Calver of baker, grocer and general dealer to nephew William James ROWLAND.
Witnesses: Emily BROMLEY, Calver,   V{?} R COCKERTON, Solicitor, Bakewell.
Probate Derby 5 Nov 1904 (to the Executors named)

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1904

BROWN
FROGGATT
SMITH
WALKER
BROWN, Ann - of Brampton (42 Old Hall Rd) co. Derby, spinster, 25 Feb 1893.
Executors & Trustees: George Henry SMITH of Richmond Villa Cambridge Garden Notting Hill London, secretary, and William Herbert FROGGATT of Brockwell Newbold near Chesterfield Farmer.
Bequests: my niece Susan BROWN (daughter of my late brother Henry BROWN) to have my gold watch and chain;   my brother in law William FROGGATT - the legacy of ten pounds;   my trustees to have all R&R, to pay and divide the same unto and equally between all my nephews and nieces living at my descease. Signed and acknowledged by the said Ann BROWN in the presence of:
Witness: Frederick WALKER Solicitors Chesterfield.
Probate Derby 5 Nov 1904 to William Herbert FROGGATT one of the executors.

Contact: Stuart Hill

 

1905

BRAMWELL
BROADHURST
COOPER
BRAMWELL, Peter - of Laneside Farm, Bradshaw Edge, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire. Died 29 Sep 1904.
to George COOPER and Joseph John BROADHURST farmers.
Probate London 23 Mar 1905.  Effects £1,068 9s; Resworn £1,166 15s 4d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1905

BOWRING
OTTEY
BOWRING, Samuel - of 29 Mosley St. Burton on Trent. Died 5 Dec 1904.
to Joseph BOWRING Iron Moulder and William OTTEY Railway Clerk.
Probate Lichfield 22 Apr 1905. Effects £1444-14s.
Notes: Samuel BOWRING: 1. bap. Baslow (of "Corber"), Derbys, 9 Apr 1825, son of George and Anne.
2. died Dec 1/4 1904, Burton, aged 79, vol 6b page 293.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1905

BRAMWELL
LOMAS
BRAMWELL, Leah - of Laneside, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, widow. Died 6 Apr 1905.
to Joseph LOMAS farmer.
Probate Derby 24 Jun 1905. Effects £836 4s 6d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1906

BOWRING
WALMSLEY
BOWRING, Rose Elizabeth - of "Grinlow", White Knowle Road, Buxton, spinster. Died 25 Sep 1906.
Admin. to Frances BOWRING and Mabel Sarah BOWRING, spinsters.
At London 7 Feb 1906. Effects £7641 7s 6d. Resworn £7459 5s 10d.
Comment: Daughter of George BOWRING and Frances née WALMSLEY.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1906

BOWRING
BRADBURY
SIMPSON
BOWRING, Mary - of 33 Church Street, Pendleton, Salford, widow.
Died 14 Mar 1906 at 18 Hooley-range, Heaton Moor, Lancashire. Probate to Daniel SIMPSON estate agent and John BRADBURY, engineer.
At London 19 Apr 1906. Effects £895 0s 1d.
Comment: Wife of John BOWRING.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1907

BOWRING
BOWRING, Thomas - of Grindleford Bridge, Eyam, Derbyshire, tanner.
Died 18 Jan 1907. Probate to John BOWRING, Ezekiel Green BOWRING and Thomas BOWRING, labourers.
At London 4 Apr 1907. Effects £865.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1909

BRADBURY
BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, Sarah - of Chapel Milton, Chapel-en-le-Frith. Derbyshire, widow. Died 9 Feb 1909.
to Samuel BRADBURY painter and paper-hanger.
Probate Derby 18 Aug 1909. Effects £303 13s 10d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1910

BOWRING
HOOKEY
BOWRING, Martha - of 15 Edward Street, Morecombe, Lancashire, widow.
Died 23 Nov 1910 at Silverdale, Lancashire. Probate to Annie HOOKEY (wife of George HOOKEY).
At Lancaster 2 Feb 1910. Effects £821 15s 5d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1910

BRAMWELL
LOMAS
BRAMWELL, Olivia - of the Courses, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, widow. Died 5 Oct 1910.
to James LOMAS farmer.
Probate London 10 Nov 1910. Effects £414 4s 9d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1912

BOWRING
WILKINSON
BOWRING, Margaret - of Oakbank, Palatine Road, Northenden, Cheshire, widow.
Died 8 Nov 1912 at the Manchester Infirmary. Oxford Road, Manchester. Admin. to George WILKINSON, artist.
At London. 17 Jan 1912. Effects £108 17s 1d.
Comment: Wife of George BOWRING.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1912

BARTON
BOWRING
KIERNAN
BOWRING, George - of Ash Bank, Palatine Rd, Northenden Cheshire.
Died 11 Mar 1912. Probate to Margaret BOWRING (widow),   Elizabeth Adelaide KIERNAN (wife of Albert Stanley KIERNAN), and Mary Ann Hetty BOWRING spinster.
At London 26 Apr 1912. Effects £3230-4s-7d, Resworn £3310-4s-7d.
Comment: George is believed to be the son of George BOWRING and Mary Ann née BARTON. Will held - Doc 830 in Godfrey's filing system.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1912

BOWRING
WEAVER
BOWRING, Edward - of 39 Church Street, Pendleton, Salford. Died 1 Aug 1912.
Admin. (with Will) to Clara WEAVER (wife of James WEAVER).
At Manchester 10 Oct 1912. Effects £169 0s 4d.
Comment: Will held - Doc 830 in Godfrey's filing system.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1912

BOWRING
WEAVER
WIGGET
BOWRING, Edward - of 39 Church Street Pendleton Salford. Died 1 Aug 1912.
Administration to Clara WEAVER (wife of James WEAVER).
Admin (with Will) Manchester 19 Oct 1912; Effects £119-0s-4d.
Comment: Edward is believed to be the son of William and Sarah (née WIGGET) BOWRING.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1912

BOWRING
HARDWICK
HASLAM
BOWRING, Elizabeth - of Beech House, Milltown, Ashover, Derbyshire (wife of George BOWRING) Died 3 Sep 1912.
Probate to the said George BOWRING farmer,   Percy Radford HASLAM ironworks clerk and Olive HARDWICK (wife of William HARDWICK).
At Derby 1 Nov 1912. Effects £93-8s-6d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1913

BOWRING
HOLDEN
MASON
WILSON
BOWRING otherwise HOLDEN, Robert - of 1 Florence Street, Blackburn.
Died 16 May 1913 at Clitheroe, Lancashire. Probate to Richard WILSON, domestic cook and John MASON quarryman.
At London 17 Jun 1913. Effects £136 6s.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1913

BRAMWELL
SMITH
BRAMWELL, Eliza - of Ramscott House, Market Street, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, widow.
Died 27 May 1913.
to Mary Ann SMITH widow.
Admin. London 19 Jul 1913. Effects £450 12s 7d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1913

BOWDEN
BROADHURST
GARSIDE
HADFIELD
SIDEBOTTOM
WARRINGTON
BOWDEN, John Wood - of Fern House, Howard Street, Glossop, 16 Feb 1909.
Occupation: Late Receiving Officer. Died 1913 (before 16 Aug)
Beneficiaries: daughter Elizabeth GARSIDE (wife of John GARSIDE of Fern House).
Property: Leasehold property Fern House and premises adjoining, also leasehold house & premises in Howard Street, also leasehold houses in Norfolk Street & Fitzalan Street.
Executors: daughter Elizabeth GARSIDE,   friend George HADFIELD Master of the Union Workhouse &   friend Harry BROADHURST, Bank Manager of Henry Street, Glossop.
Witnesses: John WARRINGTON, Workhouse Master Glossop;   Ellis SIDEBOTTOM, Relieving Officer, 67 Norfolk Street, Glossop.
Probate granted 16 Aug 1913 Derby to Elizabeth GARSIDE and Harry  BROADHURST the surviving Executors.

Contact: Karen Fraser

 

1913

BOWRING
RICHARDS
BOWRING, Samuel Richard - of Pinxton, Derbyshire labourer. Died 4 Aug 1913.
Probate to Frederick Stanley Ince RICHARDS, Solicitors Clerk.
At Derby 28 Oct 1913. Effects 491 9s 8d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1915

BOWDEN
CHARLESWORTH
HUNTER
ROWBOTTOM
WILSON
BOWDEN, Thomas Swindells - of Wellgate, Glossop, Derbyshire, 27 Feb 1914.
Occupation: Chartered Accountant (formerly Registrar & Clerk to the Glossop Board of Guardians). Died May 1915.
Executors: sons William James BOWDEN, Norfolk Street, Physician & Surgeon;   George BOWDEN, Wellgate, Accountant;   daughters Elizabeth Shepley CHARLESWORTH wife of Henry CHARLESWORTH, Building Surveyor;   Martha HUNTER, wife of Harold Walkington HUNTER, Bank Cashier;   and Sarah Rebekah BOWDEN spinster (all also beneficiaries)
Witnesses: George H WILSON, Solicitor Glossop;   Cyril S ROWBOTTOM, his Clerk.
Probate granted 8 Nov 1915 at Derby to James BOWDEN, George BOWDEN,  Elizabeth Shepley CHARLESWORTH, Martha HUNTER and Sarah Rebekah BOWDEN.

Contact: Karen Fraser

 

1916

BOWRING
TURNER
BOWRING, George - of 127 Earlsfield Road, Wandsworth Common, Surrey.
Died 25 Dec 1916 at the Wandsworth Union Infirmary, St John's Hill,   New Wandsworth, Surrey. Probate to Mary Ann BOWRING, widow and John TURNER, messenger.
At London 31 Jan 1916. Effects £466 5s 3d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1916

BOWRING
COPESTAKE
BOWRING, Richard Holbrook - of 196 Uttoexeter Old Road, Derby
engineering draughtsman. Died 15 Mar 1916. Admin. to Constance COPESTAKE (wife of Harold Pym COPESTAKE)
At Derby 3 Apr 1916. Effects £382 2s 9d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1916

BOWRING
BOWRING, Charles Thurston - of Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada.
Lieutenant Machine Gun Company Canadian Expeditionary Force. Died 29 Dec 1916 in France on active service.
Probate to Elizabeth Thurston BOWRING spinster.
At London 5 Apr 1916. Effects £23659 17s 9d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1917

BOWRING
BOWRING, Frederick Hermann - of 28 Gayton Rd, Hampstead, Middlesex.
Died 11 Sep 1917. Probate to Mary Isabel BOWRING, spinster.
At London 15 Nov 1917. Effects £346 9s 4d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1918

BRAMWELL
SHIRT
BRAMWELL, Martha Ann - of Windmill, Little Hucklow, Derbyshire.
(wife of William BRAMWELL) Died 9 Feb 1918.
to Joseph BRAMWELL steel wire manager and Theodore SHIRT bricklayer.
Probate Derby 26 Apr 1918. Effects £295 19s 1d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1918

BRAMWELL
BRAMWELL, John - of High Street Chapel-en-le-Frith Derbyshire. Died 22 Dec 1817.
to Francis BRAMWELL saddler.
Admin. London 24 Jul 1918. Effects £535 13s 4d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1919

BOWRING
EADES
BOWRING, Eliza Ann - of 34 Church Street, Cheetham, Manchester.
Wife of Joseph BOWRING. Died 24 Feb 1919. Probate to the said Joseph BOWRING, engineer.
At London 17 Jul 1919. Effects £966 13s 8d.
Comment: Née EADES.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1920

BOWRING
JONES
SUNLEY
BOWRING, Joseph - of 11 Portsea Rd, Sheffield. Died 23 Nov 1920.
Probate to Harry JONES, painter and Henry SUNLEY male nurse.
At London 28 Dec 1920. Effects £971 11s 2d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1921

BOWRING
HOLDEN
BOWRING, Clara Ann - of Gladstone Street, Leeds, widow.
Died 1 Aug 1921 at the Infirmary Leeds. Admin. to Herbert HOLDEN labourer.
At Wakefield 5 Oct 1921. Effects £2648 4s 5d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1922

ANTHONY
BOWRING
BOWRING, Joseph Ernest - of 84 Edgedale Road Sheffield. Died 14 Jun 1922.
Probate to Frances Charlotte BOWRING, widow.
At London 5 Aug 1922. Effects £1045 6s 10d.
Comment: Wife's maiden name = ANTHONY (see Free BMDs)

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1922

BOWRING
FAULKNER
MARSHALL
BOWRING, Joseph - of 102 Walbrook Road, Derby. Died 23 Sep 1922.
equal shares to sons Joseph Charles BOWRING [grocer's manager],   George BOWRING [railway inspector] &   daughter Florence Elizabeth [married Matthew FAULKNER].
Probate Derby 26 Oct 1922. Effects £1058. 16s.
Comment: Testator was the son of George Bowring and Ann MARSHALL.
Florence died 3 years previously so her share went to her son Matthew.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1924

BOWRING
GREEN
BOWRING, Thomas - of 2 Haywood View, Grindleford Bridge, Derbyshire.
Died 2 Jan 1924. Probate to Emily BOWRING, spinster.
At London 19 Aug 1924. Effects £336 15s 8d.
Comment: Son of Thomas BOWRING and Hannah GREEN.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1924

BROCKLEHURST
POUNDALL
TERRY
BROCKLEHURST, Aaron - of Belper, Retired Druggist, 11 Nov 1914.
Beneficiaries: Charles Thomas BROCKLEHURST (son);   Annie BROCKLEHURST (dau);   John Haslam BROCKLEHURST (son)
Witnesses: Geo. T. TERRY, Solicitor, Belper;   Jno. W. POUNDALL, his clerk.
Executors & Trustees: Charles Thomas BROCKLEHURST, John Haslam BROCKLEHURST.
Probate granted at Derby 6 Oct 1924.

Contact: Thelma Wigley

 

1925

ALDRIDGE
BOWRING
BOWRING, Ann Eliza - of 104 Purves Road, Kensal Rise, Middlesex spinster.
Died 5 Jan 1925 at Twyford Lodge, Acton Lane, Middlesex. Probate to John Frederick ALDRIDGE, retired civil servant.
At London 6 Feb 1925. Effects £224 12s 3d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1925

BOWRING
BOWRING, Richard Benjamin - of 12 Council Buildings, Yabsley Street, Poplar Middlesex.
Died 26 Dec 1925. Admin. to Catherine BOWRING, widow.
At London 9 Mar 1925. Effects £59 14s 3d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1925

BOWRING
BOWRING, the Revd George William - of The Parsonage, Peak Dale near Buxton, clerk.
Died 7 Jan 1925 at the Cottage Hospital, Buxton. Admin. to Sarah BOWRING, widow.
At London 26 Mar 1925. Effects £200.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1925

BOWRING
GREEN
KENYON
SWINDELLS
BOWRING, John - of Grindleford Bridge, Derbyshire.
Died 10 Jul 1925 at Derby. Probate to Mary Hannah SWINDELLS (wife of James SWINDELLS) and Grace KENYON (wife of Maurice KENYON)
At London 31 Dec 1925. Effects: £359 15s 11d.
Comment: Son of Thomas BOWRING and Hannah GREEN.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1926

BOWRING
BOWRING, Wright - of Glendair Long Preston, Yorkshire. Died 17 Jun 1926.
Probate to William Wright BOWRING, greengrocer.
At Wakefield 26 Jul 1926. Effects £1812 19s 9d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1927

BOWRING
BOWRING, Emily Ann - of 2 Haywood View, Grindleford Bridge, Derbyshire widow.
Died 26 Dec 1927. Admin. to Emily BOWRING, spinster.
At London 31 Mar 1927. Effects £353 17s 6d.
Comment: Wife of Thomas Green BOWRING.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1927

BOWRING
BOWRING, John - of 4 Pellant Rd, Fulham, Middlesex. Died 1 Nov 1927.
Probate to Walter John BOWRING, railway clerk.
At London 13 Dec 1927. Effects £775 13s.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1928

BOWRING
BOWRING, Jane Elizabeth - of Fennyhurst Croft Spa, Yorkshire, widow. Died 31 Jan 1928.
Probate to the Midland Bank Executor & Trustee Company Limited.
At Durham 4 Apr 1928. Effects £1590 ?s 5d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1928

BOWRING
POWNEY
TAPLIN
BOWRING, George - of 9 Towngate Street, Poole.
Died 17 Sep 1928 at Rosaria, South America. Probate to Rose TAPLIN (wife of Walter TAPLIN) and Annie Ethel POWNEY (wife of George Barrett POWNEY).
At Blandford 5 Oct 1928. Effects 177 3s 5d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1928

BOWRING
BOWRING, William - of 28 Corporation Street, Leeds. Died 10 Oct 1928.
Admin. to Eliza BOWRING widow.
At Wakefield 8 Nov 1928. Effects £174 14s 1d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1929

BRAMWELL
JOULE
BRAMWELL, Mary Ann - of the Hollies, Burrfields, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, spinster.
Died 20 Mar 1929.
to Martha JOULE (wife of John JOULE).
Admin. London 7 May 1929. Effects £1033 14s 4d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1930

BOON
BOWRING
BOWRING, Matilda - of Allimore Green, Haughton, Staffordshire, widow.
Died 24 Mar 1930. Probate to Frederic BOON, clerk.
At London 7 May 1930. Effects £640 4s 5d. Resworn £790 4s 5d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1932

BOWRING
BOWRING, Mary Alice - of 110 Leighton Road, Kentish Town, Middlesex, widow.
Died 10 Jun 1932 at St Pancras Hospital, St Pancras, Middlesex. Admin. to Harriett Rose BOWRING spinster.
At London 30 Jun 1932. Effects £52 15s 8d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1933

BOWRING
BOWRING, Mabel Adelaine - of 216 Marsh Lane Bootle, Lancashire (wife
of Albert Edward BOWRING). Died 16 Feb 1933. Admin. to the said Albert Edward BOWRING, pork butcher.
At Liverpool 10 May 1933. Effects £714 11s 1d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1933

BOWRING
BOWRING, George Edward - of 10 Seafield Ave, Great Crosby, Lancashire.
Died 11 Jul 1933 at the General Hospital, Waterloo near Liverpool. Probate to Sarah Ellen BOWRING, widow and George James BOWRING tool maker.
At Liverpool 25 Sep 1933. Effects £7036 12s 9d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1934

BOWRING
HOLMES
MELLOR
BOWRING, Ellis - of Butts Rd, Ashover, Derbyshire. Died 24 May 1934.
Admin. to Florrie MELLOR (wife of Henry MELLOR) and Ellis BOWRING, brickmaker.
At London 25 Jan 1934. Effects £180 0s 9d.
Comment: Son of Arundel BOWRING and Elizabeth née HOLMES.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1934

BRAMWELL
JAGGER
BRAMWELL, Sarah Ann - of Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, Spinster. Died 25 Feb 1934.
to George JAGGER Bank Inspector and Jack JAGGER school-master.
Probate London 31 May 1934. Effects £4,769 2s 8d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1934

BOWRING
RICHARDSON
BOWRING, Ann - of 3 Haywood View, Grindleford, Derbyshire, widow.
Died 5 May 1934. Probate to James Smith RICHARDSON, gardener.
At London 2 Jul 1934. Effects £25 5s 6d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1935

BRAMWELL
HADFIELD
WALKER
BRAMWELL, Francis - of High Street, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire. Died 16 Jul 1934.
to Harry HADFIELD bank-manager and Elizabeth WALKER spinster.
Probate London 14 Feb 1935. Effects £9,699 0s 8d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1936

BOWRING
MILLER
BOWRING, Annie Lizzie - of 52 Manchester Rd, Southport, Lancashire, widow.
Died 26 May 1936. Probate to Harrold MILLER, retired civil servant and Gordon Basil MILLER, civil servant.
At Liverpool 20 Jan 1936. Effects £1044 11s.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1936

BRAMWELL
BRUNT
GREAVES
BRAMWELL, John - of High Street, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire. Died 22 Dec 1917.
to Elizabeth Ann GREAVES (wife of Thomas William GREAVES) and Martha Jane BRUNT (wife of Harry BRUNT).
Admin. London 16 Mar 1936. Effects £125 2s 6d.
Former Grant PR Jul 1918.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1936

BRAMWELL
HIBBERT
BRAMWELL, Mary Ann - of Keston, Manchester Road, Chapel-en-le-Frith, spinster. Died 5 Feb 1936.
to Thomas HIBBERT railway-porter.
Probate Manchester 28 Aug 1936. Effects £603 5s 4d.

Contact: Vanda Hopwood

 

1937

BOWRING
GREEN
KENYON
BOWRING, Sarah Ellen - of Lands End, Grindleford, Derbyshire, spinster.
Died 8 Apr 1937. Admin. (with Will) to Grace Green KENYON (wife of Maurice KENYON) and Emily BOWRING, spinster.
At London 13 Aug 1937. Effects £1183 18s 2d.  Resworn £1195 18s 1d.
Comment: Daughter of Thomas BOWRING and Hannah née GREEN.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1939

BOWRING
BOWRING, Arthur - 25 Bannham Rd, Darnall, Sheffield.
Died 17 Nov 1939 at City General Hospital, Sheffield. Probate to the Yorkshire Penny Bank Ltd.
At Wakefield 18 Jan 1939. Effects £180 1s 4d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1939

BOWRING
KEETON
BOWRING, George - of Brown Lane, Milltown, Ashover, Derby. Died 22 Mar 1939.
Probate to Ellen Marion KEETON (wife of George KEETON).
At London 30 May 1939. Effects £255.
Comment: George was the son of Arundel & Mary BOWRING.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1940

BOWRING
PALMER
BOWRING, Joseph Henry - of Lane Ends, Grindleford, Derby. Died 30 May 1940.
Admin. to Clara BOWRING, widow.
At Nottingham 24 Jul 1940. Effects £367 0s 7d.
Comment: Son of Thomas Green BOWRING and Emily née PALMER.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1941

BOWRING
BOWRING, Joseph - of 6 Queens Drive, Cheadle, Hulme, Cheshire.
Died 9 Mar 1941 at 26 Poplar Grove, Stockport. Probate to Lionel BOWRING, railway clerk.
At Nottingham 17 Apr 1941. Effects: £313 4s 2d.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

 

1941

BOWRING
MATE
BOWRING, Eliza - of 10 Buchanan St, Leigh (wife of William BOWRING)
Died 18 Apr 1941. Probate to William Henry BOWRING, machine joiner and Christabel BOWRING, spinster.
At Llandudno 2 May 1941. Effects: £370 6s 10d.
Comment: Widow of William BOWRING, son of George BOWRING and Caroline MATE.

Contact: Godfrey Bowring

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