Derbyshire Wills

Abstracts of Derbyshire Probate Records

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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:-

 

1634

ALLEN
COCK
EYRE
HARRISON
HOTKINS
JACKSON
KAY
KITCHEN
LEES
MEEDHAM
MORTEN
MOWER
LEES, Robert - of Bubnell, husbandman, 8 Aug 1634.
Beneficiaries: son Raph LEES,   eldest daughter Elizabeth ALLEN,   second daughter Marie KAY,   wife Elizabeth LEES (also Executrix).
Supervisors: Richard HOTKINS,   Thomas KITCHEN.
Witnesses: Robt MOWER,   Richard HOTKINS,   Thomas KITCHEN.
Creditors: Mr Thomas EYRE,   Mr John JACKSON,   Edmun COCK,   Widow MEEDHAM,   Mr Rowland HARRISON.
Debtor: John MORTEN of Brimington "oweth me twentie foure shillings for a paire of millstones".

 

1647

KINGE
LISTER
LYNACRE
TURNER
WOOLHOUSE
LYNACRE, George - of Plumbley, i/t/p Eckington, 30 Sep 1641.
Beneficiaries: wife Anne LYNACRE*;   son George LYNACRE;   son James LYNACRE;   poor people of St Alkmund's, Derby;   poor of Eckington;   "dear and loving mother" Troth LYNACRE;   sister Anne WOOLHOUSE.
Witnesses: William TURNER,   Ellen LISTER,   Robert KINGE.
Land: Closes in Eckington called the "Broad Flatts", the "Jenneywell", the two "Ashfields", the "Highfield", the "Newland Carr", the "Newland Meadow with the "wood ground thereto adjoining".
Probate granted 15 Feb 1647 - PCC.

Contact: Russell Smith

 

1684

LACY
LACY, Edward - of Long Eaton, labourer, 1684.
wife Mary, daughter Sarah.
Inventory: Value £32-12-0.

Contact: Valerie Hall

 

1691

BAKER
BARBER
BENNET
CALDFEILD
CLAYTON
CLEATON
FFEARNE
GOODWIN
LOMAS
LUMMAS
NORTON
RAWORTH
STALEY
WHITE
LOMAS, Edward - of ffairfield co. Derby, yeoman, 23 Dec 1690 [2 Wm & Mary]
my brother John LOMAS and my nephew Robert LOMAS of Compton - all my messuages, lands, tenements, &c. in ffairfield and wheresover, to be "sould att the beste rate and price" - this with my personal estate for ffunerall & legacies herein hereafter bequeathed:
Bequests: my brother Thomas LOMAS - 5£ (in 6mths);   Anne LOMAS (daughter of my later brother Henry LOMAS dec'ed) - 100£ (in 2 yrs);   Elizabeth LOMAS (daughter of my said late brother Henry LOMAS) - 100£ (in 4yrs);   nephew Edward LOMAS (son of my brother John LOMAS) - 50£ (at 21);   Thomas LOMAS (son of my brother Thomas LOMAS) - 50£ (in 4 yrs);   my sister Anne RAWORTH - 4£ per an. paid yearly (1st payment in 2 yrs);   my sister Elizabeth BENNET 2£ 10s.;   my kinsman ffrancis STALEY and Jane STALEY his now wife - 20s. either of them;   and to my kinsman Anne STALEY 20s.;   and to my kinsmen John STALEY and Thomas STALEY - 40s. either of them;   my kinswoman Anne FFEARNE (wife of William FFEARNE) 5s.;   my kinswoman Elizabeth BARBER - 40s;   my kinsman Edward CLAYTON of Stadon - 20s.;   to every of my godchildren - 3s.4d.;   my kinsmen Barthollomew STALEY and Elias STALEY - 5s.   All the rest to Thomas and Elizabeth (children of my said brother Thomas LOMAS), and Edward, Mary, Hannah, Martha, and Elizabeth (children of my said brother, John LOMAS) equally amongst them, except £20.
Joint Executors: brother John LOMAS and my said kinsman Robert LOMAS of Compton - they to have the £20 unbequeathed between them. Signed by Edward LOMAS, and also with a blot for his seal.
Witnesses: Richard CALDFEILD,   Humphrey GOODWIN,   and Raphe WHITE (all sign full names).
Inventory by: Thomas LOMAS,   Wiliam FFEARNE,   Anthony CLEATON,   Andrew NORTON, 31 Dec 1690.
At Lichfield 19 Jan 1690/1 John LUMMAS et Robto LUMMAS, Jurat  erat Will. BAKER, Sur:.

 

1696

BRADBURY
EYRE
LOMAS
REDFEARN
LOMAS, Thomas - of Bugsworth in the parish of Glossop, 30 May 1696. (I)
Appraisers of Inventory: Thomas REDFEARN,   Will BRADBURY,   Henry EYRE.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1749

CLAYTON
KERSHAW
KIRK
LOMAS
SWINDELLS
WARD
LOMAS, Ann - of Whitehough i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, spinster, 30 Oct 1747.
uncle Samuel KIRK of Whitehough;   cousins Katherine & William KIRK;   uncle George WARD of Brownside in Chapel parish;   uncle Lawrence LOMAS yeoman of Rainow, his wife Anne & their daughter Anne;   aunt Mary CLAYTON widow of Pott Shrigley;   aunt Elizabeth KERSHAW widow of Pott Shrigley;   aunt Elizabeth LOMAS widow of Manchester;   her sons John & Thomas LOMAS.
Executors: uncle Samuel KIRK &   George SWINDELLS.
Proved 15 Apr 1749.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1752

DANE
LOMAS
LOMAS, Henry - of Thornylee i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, yeoman, 4 Jan 1751.
wife Ellen;   eldest son Nicholas;   sons Robert, Henry & Isaac;   daughters Mary DANE,   Ellen LOMAS, Hannah LOMAS & Joane LOMAS.
Executors: sons Nicholas & Isaac.
Proved 21 Oct 1752.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1754

DETHICK
DOUGHTY
JONES
LATHAM
OKELL
SEAL
STANTIAL
WHITE
WILLETTS
LATHAM, Ebenezer - of Derby, Doctor of Physick, 8 Dec 1753.
Beneficiaries: brother Samuel LATHAM;   son in Law Doctor Snowden WHITE;   brother Dr Lemuel LATHAM;   nieces Margaret and Mary LATHAM (daughters of Lemuel);   sister Priscilla JONES;   brother in law Mr WILLETTS;   cousins Dr DOUGHTY and Samuel SEAL;   niece Frances JONES.
Executors: daughters Mary LATHAM, Elizabeth LATHAM, and Sarah WHITE (wife of Snowden WHITE, Doctor of Physick)
Witnesses: John STANTIAL;   Jeremiah DETHICK;   James OKELL.
Probate 5 Feb 1754 - PCC.

Contact: Ros Dunning

 

1768

BAYLEY
DEAN
LOMAS
REDDISH
LOMAS, Nicholas - yeoman of Thorney Lee in the parish of Chapel en le Frith, 4 Jun 1768.
brother Isaac LOMAS;   sister Sarah wife of John DEAN;   sister Mary DEAN;   nephews James, Isaac & John LOMAS (sons of his late brother Robert LOMAS);   niece Hannah LOMAS (dau of his late brother Robert LOMAS);   nephew Ralph son of Ralph DEAN;   niece Ann REDDISH;   nephews Henry & Isaac sons of William BAYLEY.
Executor: brother Isaac LOMAS.
Proved 13 Jun 1768.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1773

ARNFIELD
HADFIELD
LOMAS
SLACK
THORNELY
WOOD
LOMAS, William - of Sprayhouse i/t/p Glossop, Yeoman, 11 May 1771.
only son John LOMAS;   eldest grandson William LOMAS (son of John),   granddaughters Mary & Ann LOMAS (sisters to William),   younger grandson John LOMAS (all children of John by his first wife);   grandson Henry LOMAS (half brother of William),   granddaughter Betty or Elizabeth LOMAS (half sister of William);   executors and friends John WOOD* &   Robert SLACK.
Witnesses: Joseph HADFIELD,   William THORNELY, ???? ???????.
Appraisers of Inventory: Samuel ARNFIELD,   William THORNELY, 11 Jan 1773.
Probate granted 13 Oct 1773.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1791

LOMAS
LOMAS, George - of Chapel en le Frith, 21 Jan 1791.
nephews James LOMAS & Josiah LOMAS.
Executor: James LOMAS.
Proved 14 Oct 1791.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1802

LOMAS
MERRILL
LOMAS, Enoch - labourer of Town End i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 5 May 1798.
wife not named;   sons Isaac & Ralph;   daughters Frances & Hannah.
Executor: Henry MERRILL of Town End.
Proved 6 Jan 1802.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1802

HALL
HEGGINBOTTOM
HIBBERD
LOMAS
LOMAS, George - of Bradshaw Hall CELF, farmer. Died 13 May 1802.
wife Betty LOMAS, children James, Henry, Joseph,   Betty, Oliff, Hannah and Jacob LOMAS.
Executors: John LOMAS and Peter HEGGINBOTTOM.
Witnesses: John HIBBERD and Joseph HALL.
Proved at Lichfield 29 May 1802.

Contact: Hazel Fleet-Barlow

 

1802

HEGGINBOTTOM
LOMAS
LOMAS, George - farmer of Bradshaw Hall i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 12 May 1802.
wife Betty;   sons James, Henry, Joseph & Jacob;   daughters Betty, Oliff & Hannah.
Executors: brother in law Peter HEGGINBOTTOM;   John LOMAS baker of Kettleshulme, co Chester.
Proved 29 May 1802.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1803

LUDLAM
LUDLAM, Henry - Bakewell, 14 Oct 1803.
No abstract available;   one of all LUDLAM Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1801-1840.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1805

LUDLAM
LUDLAM, William - Chesterfield, 18 Apr 1805.
No abstract available;   one of all LUDLAM Wills for the Consistory Court at Lichfield 1801-1840.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1807

LUDLAM
LUDLAM, Henry - Matlock, 16 Apr 1807.
No abstract available;   one of all LUDLAM Wills for the Consistory Court at Lichfield 1801-1840.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1808

BOOTH
LOMAS
YATES
LOMAS, John - farmer of Bowden Head i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 19 Jun 1806.
wife Frances;   sons John, Thomas & Joseph;   daughters Martha, Mary, Hannah & Sarah wife of Samuel YATES.
Executors: son Joseph;   son in law James BOOTH.
Proved 24 Aug 1808.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1810

BAGSHAW
BEARD
FRITH
LOMAS
VERNON
LOMAS, Henry - the elder, farmer now of Bagshaw i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 15 May 1809.
sons James & Henry;   daughters Hannah, wife of Francis VERNON;   Mary wife of William FRITH;   and Dorothy wife of Joseph BEARD;   grandchildren John LOMAS, innkeeper and James LOMAS (sons of his late son George LOMAS);   George, Joseph, Jacob, Betty, Oliff and Hannah LOMAS.
Executors: son Henry LOMAS;   Mr Thomas BAGSHAW gentleman of Laneside in Chapel.
Proved 2 Jan 1810.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1812

AMATT
BRANDRETH
BUCKENRIDGE
CORNTHWAITE
LUDLAM
MILLER
PEARSE
REDFERN
TAYLOR
TOWNDRAW
TURNER
WARD
LUDLAM, William, of Wingfield Park i/t/p Southwingfield, Farmer, 13 Apr 1812. Died 18 Apr 1812.
son Phineas LUDLAM* of Morewood Moor i/t/p of Southwingfield aforesaid,   Farmer [and his wife] and John REDFERN* of the Holliss i/t/p Crich, Farmer;   children William LUDLAM, Isaac LUDLAM, Nathan LUDLAM [and his wife],   Mary TAYLOR [and John LUDLAM her son],   Hannah PEARSE and Ann AMATT - interest only during her lifetime,   on her decease divided amongst her children by her late husband John AMATT.
Witnesses: William MILLER, Samuel MILLER,   Thos TOWNDRAW.
Additional Oath before: Thomas CORNTHWAITE (Vicar of Crich) and Thomas WARD - Clerks jointly and severally.
Probate Lichfield (Consistory Court) 2 Oct 1812,  before Rev. Charles BUCKENRIDGE, DD  Estate did not amount to 300£.
Note: Isaac LUDLAM was executed only five years later in 1817, along with Jeremiah BRANDRETH & William TURNER for leading the Pentrich Rebellion.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1814

BACON
BEASTALL
GRUNDY
LUDLAM
PEAK
PEARSON
TOPHAM
WALKER
LUDLAM, John, of South Wingfield, Farmer, 9 Feb 1813. Died 18 Aug 1814.
daughter-in-law Mary LUDLAM (widow of late son John LUDLAM deceased) Farm rented of Mr. PEARSON;   grandson William LUDLAM (son of said son John deceased);   nephew Phineas LUDLAM* of Moorwood Moor in said Parish Yeoman &   Hosier of Southwingfield;   present wife Elizabeth LUDLAM;   son Henry LUDLAM*, Farmer of Southwingfield;   small farm at Moorwood Moor in occupation of George TOPHAM;   daughter Hannah PEAK;   four other children of d-in-L Mary LUDLAM;   daughter Elizabeth BEASTALL and children;   John LUDLAM(X).
Witnesses: John WALKER,   William BACON,   Samuel GRUNDY.
Probate Upton Hall 12 Oct 1814; before Chas. BUCKERIDGE  Estate not amounting to £100.
John LUDLAM married Elisabeth HAWWORTH at South Wingfield 27 Mar 1758

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1816

FOX
LOMAS
WAINE
LOMAS, William - yeoman of Bridgefield within Combs Edge, i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 19 Oct 1815.
wife Betty;   sons John, George & James.
Executors: wife and son John.
Trustees: friends Edward WAINE gentleman of Marple, co. Chester;   Adam FOX of Martinside, Combs Edge, yeoman.
Proved 26 Jul 1816.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1817

LUDLAM
LUDLAM, William - Bolsover, 24 Apr 1817.
No abstract available;   one of all LUDLAM Wills for the Consistory Court at Lichfield 1801-1840.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1822

LUDLAM
LUDLAM, Nathaniel - Alfreton, 14 Jun 1822.
No abstract available;   one of all LUDLAM Wills for the Consistory Court at Lichfield 1801-1840.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1825

BARNES
GODDARD
HADFIELD
HANDFORD
HEATHCOTT
LOWE
SHARPLEY
TURNER
WILLOTT
LOWE, Joseph - of Hollinswood within Bugsworth, Yeoman. Died 16 Dec 1824.
Mentions: son Samuel LOWE;   Ralph TURNER;   sister Elizabeth HEATHCOTT;   George HEATHCOTT of Horridge End, Cordwainer;   Samuel HANDFORD of Rainow, Yeoman;   William WILLOTT of Rainow, Yeoman;   wife Ann LOWE;   servant man Peter LOWE;   brother James LOWE;   brother Peter LOWE;   sister Ann;   Edward SHARPLEY of Rainow, Yeoman.
Witnesses: Thomas GODDARD;   Joseph BARNES;   Joseph HADFIELD.
Probate granted 19 Mar 1825 Lichfield.

Contact: Hazel Fleet-Barlow

 

1825

DEE
LAW
LUDLAM
PEPPER
SUTTON
WHITE
LUDLAM, Mary, late of Southwingfield, widow. Died 19 Aug 1825. (Ad)
son William LUDLAM o/t/p Southwingfield, Farmer;   Jonathan SUTTON of Alfreton, Gentlemen and John DEE Gentleman bound to James Thomas LAW, "Clerk Master of Arts &   Vicar General of the Diocese of Lichfield and Coventry".
Sealed and Delivered: In the Presence of Tho: WHITE,   Jon. SUTTON.
Admin. Alfreton 12 Oct 1825; before the Reverend John PEPPER Surrogate  Estate under 300£.
Mary (née FRITCHLEY) was the daughter in law named in the Will of John LUDLAM, 1814.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1825

LUDLAM
LUDLAM, Susanna - Matlock, 13 Oct 1825.
No abstract available;   one of all LUDLAM Wills for the Consistory Court at Lichfield 1801-1840.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1828

HULME
LOMAS
LOMAS, John - of Bowden Chapel i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, nurseryman, 7 Mar 1828.
mother Betty LOMAS;   wife Anne;   late father George LOMAS of Bradshaw Hall[1];   sons John, Joseph & William.
Executors: sons John & Joseph;   friend William HULME of Chelmorton Flat, co.Derbys.
Proved 22 Mar 1828.
Notes: [1] q.v. George's Will dated 21 May 1802.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1829

BAILEY
LOMAS
LOMAS, Isaac - yeoman of Thornylee within Combs Edge, i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 22 Feb 1826.
wife Anne;   sons Nicholas & Henry;   daughter Hannah wife of William BAILEY;   granddaughters Anne dau of his late son Isaac LOMAS &   Anne dau of his late son Robert LOMAS.
Executors: sons Nicholas & Henry.
Proved 24 Apr 1829.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1829

FLETCHER
LOMAS
THOMASON
WALKER
LOMAS, Joseph - yeoman of Chapel en le Frith, 21 Jun 1828.
late father John LOMAS;   wife Grace;   children Elisabeth FLETCHER (born before wedlock);   William, Henry & Ann LOMAS.
Executors: friends John THOMASON Esquire of Cadster;   John WALKER yeoman of Combs.
Proved 8 Aug 1829.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1830

HADFIELD
LOMAS
LOMAS, John - of Hayfield. Died 31 May 1830. (Ad)
widow Betty LOMAS* of Hayfield, Dealer in Goods;   with other administrators Joseph HADFIELD*, Shoemaker &   Robert HADFIELD* of New Mills, School Master.
Admin. granted 26 Aug 1830.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1832

LUDLAM
LUDLAM, William - Ashover, 11 Oct 1832.
No abstract available;   one of all LUDLAM Wills for the Consistory Court at Lichfield 1801-1840.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1833

LUDLAM
LUDLAM, Luke - Bakewell, 19 Apr 1833.
No abstract available;   one of all LUDLAM Wills for the Peculiar Courts at Lichfield 1801-1840.

Contact: Helen Wilson

 

1843

BRADDOCK
COLLIER
HIGGINBOTHAM
KINDER
LOMAS
LOMAS, Thomas - of Shire Oaks in Brownside in the parish of Glossop, Farmer, 16 May 1843. Died 14 Oct 1843.
son Thomas LOMAS,   sons James LOMAS*,   William LOMAS* (Farmer of Shire oaks in Brownside),   John LOMAS* (Butcher of the parish of Chapel en le frith),   Robert LOMAS* (Farmer of Shire oaks in Brownside);   daughters Miriam COLLIER &   Martha HIGGINBOTHAM,   son in law Robert COLLIER.
Witnesses: John BRADDOCK*, School Master of Chapelenlefrith;   James KINDER,   John KINDER.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1845

ASHTON
LOMAS
POTTS
LOMAS, Nicholas - yeoman of Thornylee within Combs Edge, i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 6 Jan 1844.
wife Elizabeth;   sons Nicholas, Isaac, Robert & John;   daughters Anne wife of Joseph ASHTON;   Hannah LOMAS &   Bettey Elizabeth wife of Henry POTTS;   son in law Joseph ASHTON of Roe Cross, par of Mottram, Ches.
Executors: wife;   son Nicholas, farmer of Thornylee &   Joseph ASHTON.
Proved 6 Nov 1845.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1848

FRITH
GREEN
HIBBERT
JACKSON
JOWLE
LOMAS
MELLOR
SHELDON
WASHINGTON
LOMAS, Henry - the elder, yeoman of Sandy Way Head, i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 2 Jul 1846.
son Henry LOMAS;   daughters Ellen wife of Samuel GREEN;   Sarah wife of John FRITH;   Dorothy wife of John SHELDON;   Ann wife of John MELLOR;   Susannah wife of Thomas JACKSON &   Martha wife of George HIBBERT.
Executors: John JOWLE, publican of Chapel en le Frith parish;   George WASHINGTON farmer of Chapel en le Frith parish.
Proved 13 Apr 1848.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1850

BARDSLEY
BRAMWELL
GODDARD
HIGINBOTHAM
LOMAS
LOWE
MIDDLETON
WILLIAMSON
LOWE, Samuel - of Roeside Farm and Stoneyford Peice, Chapel-en-le-frith, yeoman.
daughters Elizabeth WILLIAMSON,   Martha GODDARD,   Hannah LOWE,   Mary WILLIAMSON,   Ann LOMAS,   Rachel MIDDLETON,   and Leah LOWE;   wife Hannah LOWE.
Witnesses: Robert BARDSLEY, Esther BARDSLEY and William BRAMWELL.
Witnesses to Codicil: Robert BARDSLEY and Joseph HIGINBOTHAM.
Probate granted 16 May 1850.

Contact: Hazel Fleet-Barlow

 

1853

BRADSHAW
CAMPBELL
HUNTERS
LOCKHART
RUHERE
SMITH
STAFFORD
WALKER
LOCKHART, Norman - of Tarbrax, Writer to the Signet (Lawyer).
to daughter Elizabeth Macdonald (wife of Eaglesfield Bradshaw SMITH of Blackwood House) - £3000;   to daughter Philadelphia Mary Barbara (unmarried) - £3000;   to son-in-law Eaglesfield Bradshaw SMITH[1] - £300 + £500 in repaid loans, the latter advanced on my a/c by Philadelphia for her brother John and sent to California being a legacy bequeathed to her by her cousin Mrs (?)RUHERE.   "My eldest daughter Jane Ms. Naill(?) wife of Frank WALKER Lead Merchant in Liverpool, and sons Alexander Macdonald in Canada, Charles George Norman in Australia, and Norman Philip in Australia have long ago received suitable provisions from me and granted discharge for the same as they emigrated to the Colonies".
Executors: nephew John CAMPBELL Esq formerly of Glen Saddell now residing at The Priory Saint Andrews;   nephew Alexander Macdonald LOCKHART Esq of The Elms Brixton Hill Surrey;   son-in-law Eaglesfield Bradshaw SMITH Esq of Blackwood House co. Dumfries;   and a partner-in-business John HUNTERS Esq Auditor of the Court of Session.
Assets: Waterloo Hotel Waterloo Place Edinburgh £14000, Tarbrax £394, Newlands £379, plus others. Total £17092.
Probate granted 14 Mar 1853 - Dumfries Sheriff Court.
Notes: [1] If you're wondering what the connection is with Derbyshire, Eaglesfield Bradshaw SMITH was a descendant of Francis BRADSHAW of Bradshaw Hall Eyam, and his wife Anne neeacute;e STAFFORD. Bradshaw Hall is now in ruins.
[2] Will sourced from www.scottishdocuments.com

Contact: Gideon Riddell

 

1854

LOMAS
LOMAS, Jacob - farmer of Bradshaw Hall i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 7 May 1853.
wife Jane;   sons George, farmer of Cockyard and John, butcher of Chapel en le Frith parish - his executors.
Testator died 7 Feb 1854; Proved 27 Jun 1854.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1855

ATKINSON
LEE
MARSDEN
SHEPHARD
WINTERBOTTOM
LEE, Isaiah of Glossop, Shopkeeper, 4 Mar 1855. Died 13 Apr 1855.
[brother of Dolly WINTERBOTTOM, her Will 1853 also listed] daughter Anne MARSDEN* (wife of Thomas MARSDEN, shopkeeper),   grandson Elijah MARSDEN* (mechanic),   granddaughter Mary ATKINSON* (wife of John ATKINSON, beerhousekeeper).
Witnesses: James SHEPHARD,   Robert WINTERBOTTOM.
Probate 23 Jun 1855  Estate under £800.

Contact: Liz Sparkes

 

1856

FORD
LOMAS
LOMAS, John - farmer of Chapel en le Frith parish. (Ad)
Bondsmen: Elizabeth LOMAS, widow of Chapel en le Frith parish;   John FORD, farmer of Mosleys in Chapel en le Frith parish and Joseph FORD, labourer of Chapel en le Frith parish.
Granted to the above bound Elizabeth LOMAS widow & relict of deceased.
Intestate died 26 Oct 1855; Admin. granted 30 Jun 1856.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1857

GODDARD
LOMAS
LOMAS, John - farmer of Smithy Brock i/t/p Chapel en le Frith, 12 Mar 1857.
wife Mary;   sons Joshua & James;   daughter Mary;   son in law James GODDARD.
Executors: sons & son in law.
Testator died 7 May 1857; Proved 29 Sep 1857.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1858

BEARD
LOMAS
LOMAS, James - farmer of Chapel en le Frith parish. (Ad)
Bondsmen: James LOMAS, farmer of Bradshaw Edge, Chapel en le Frith;   James BEARD, farmer of Courses in Chapel en le Frith;   and George LOMAS farmer of Chapel en le Frith parish.
Administration renounced by Elizabeth LOMAS widow and relict of deceased and granted to James LOMAS the son and one of the next of kin of deceased.
Intestate died 11 Mar 1857; Admin. granted 8 Jan 1858.

Contact: Marjorie Ward

 

1859

LOMAS
LOMAS, George - of Hollinwood, Oldham, Lancs, wheelwright.
to son William LOMAS.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1860

LOMAS
LOMAS, Elizabeth - of Thornylee, CELF, widow. Died 3 Feb 1860.
by sons Nicholas LOMAS of Martinside, farmer;   and Robert LOMAS, CELF, wheelwright.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1861

LOMAS
SOAR
LOMAS, Edward Mark - of Mosbrough, mason.
to son Henry LOMAS of Staveley, mason;   and daughter Elizabeth SOAR, wife of George SOAR, whitesmith.
Date 9 Apr 1861.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1861

LOMAS
LOMAS, John - of Derby, grocer and provision dealer.
to wife Elizabeth LOMAS,  
Date 19 Nov 1861.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1862

LOMAS
LOMAS, William - of Woolley Moor, North Wingfield, farmer. (Ad)
to widow Ann LOMAS,  
Date 20 Dec 1862.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1863

LOMAS
LOMAS, Eliza - late of Ripley, Pentrich, widow. Died 9 Apr 1863.
by the oath of henry LOMAS, butcher, nephew.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1864

LOMAS
LOMAS, James - of Madras in East Indies, superintendent of a coffee plantation. Died 21 Dec 1863 at sea. (Ad)
to Samuel LOMAS of 84 Nun Street, Derby, weaver, brother.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1864

LOMAS
PINDER
SAMPSON
LOMAS, Joseph - late of Beauclieff Abbey, gardener at the Abbey.
to Peter PINDER and George SAMPSON,  
Date 15 Feb 1864.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1865

BURTON
LOMAS
WEBSTER
LOMAS, Richard - of Brassington, Bradbourne, farmer. Died 2 Dec 1864.
to John WEBSTER of Carsington, joiner and Josiah BURTON, farmer.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1867

LOMAS
LOMAS, John - of Cockyard, CELF. Died 28 Mar 1867. (Ad)
to widow Martha LOMAS of Ashton-under-Lyne.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1868

LOMAS
LOMAS, Kezia - of Rainow, Chester, spinster. Died 26 Dec 1867. (Ad)
to Richard LOMAS of Combs Edge, CELF, farmer, nephew.
Admin. 1868.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1868

LOMAS
LOMAS, George - of Winster, tailor. Died 2 Feb 1867. (Ad)
to widow Elizabeth LOMAS.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1869

LOMAS
LOMAS, Mary Ann - of South Normanton, widow. Died 31 Jan 1869.
to son John LOMAS, farmer.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1869

LOMAX
LOMAX, John, Heanor, Framework knitter, bachelor. Died 17 Feb 1869. (Ad)
to thomas LOMAX, framework knitter, brother.
Admin 5 Mar 1869.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1869

LOMAS
LOMAS, John - of Handforth cum Bosden, Chester, yeoman. Died 15 Jul 1869.
by Richard LOMAS of Combs Edge, CELF, farmer and Edward LOMAS of Kettleshulme, Cheshire, farmer, brother.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1870

LOMAS
LOMAS, Thomas - of Belgrave, Leicester, dissenting minister, 17 Oct 1870.
to John LOMAS of Swanwick, watchmaker, brother.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1870

LOMAS
LOMAS, George - of Bugsworth, Glossop, yeoman. Died 20 Oct 1870.
to widow Rosamond Sarah LOMAS.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1871

LOMAS
LOMAS, Mary Beard - of Macclesfield, spinster, 2 Mar 1871. (Ad)
to James LOMAS of New Field Farm near Whaley Bridge, farmer, brother and George LOMAS of Tunstead Milton, farmer.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1871

BARRATT
BEARD
DALE
GOODWIN
LOMAS
SMITH
TURNER
WOOD
LOMAS, Mary Beard - of Macclesfield, spinster and shopkeeper, 5 Nov 1870.
Desires to be interred with her late father [not named but known from other research to be James LOMAS], in the churchyard of Chapel-en-le-Frith.
Mentions: sister Elizabeth (not specified as 'late', see below) the wife of Samuel GOODWIN;   brother John LOMAS;   brother James LOMAS (also trustee and executor);   sister Barbara the wife of the trustee/executor George LOMAS;   niece Ann WOOD, daughter of late sister Elizabeth;   nephew Samuel Heathcott BARRATT, son of late sister Grace BARRATT;   nephew James DALE, son of late sister Ann DALE;   nephews and nieces Jacob LOMAS ('residing' with testatrix), George LOMAS, Mary Elizabeth LOMAS, Barbara Ellen LOMAS (all children of late brother Jacob LOMAS)
Trustees & Executors: brother James LOMAS and brother-in-law George LOMAS.
Witnesses: Wm SMITH of Stockport,   Peter BEARD of Heaton Norris,   and Richard TURNER of Macclesfield.
Codicil: 5 Nov 1870.
Testator died at Macclesfield 12 Feb 1871. Proved at Chester 2 Mar 1871.
Note: A record of administration of this lady's estate was submitted previously [qv]. She died, and for many years she lived, in Macclesfield, but she was born in Chapel-en-le-Frith and she had relations living there.

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1871

LOMAS
LOMAS, Thomas - of Wilkin Hill, CELF, 12 Apr 1871, farmer.
to widow Ann LOMAS.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1873

HOOL
LOMAS
WAYNE
LOMAS, John - of Swanwick, Alfreton, grocer, 6 Jan 1873.
to William HOOL, butcher,   and George WAYNE of Codnor Park.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1873

LOMAS
LOMAS, William - of Macclesfield, gentleman, 9 Jul 1873.
to Edward LOMAS of Kettleshulme, farmer and Richard LOMAS of Thornylee, Combs Edge, CELF, farmer, nephews.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1874

BAILEY
COOPER
LOMAS
LOMAS, John - of Courses, CELF, farmer. Died 13 Jun 1874.
to Mary COOPER (wife of George COOPER, farmer) of Slack Hall, CELF;   Ann BAILEY (wife of Isaac BAILEY, gamekeeper) of Clough, CELF and Jane LOMAS, spinster, the daughters;   and son John LOMAS of Courses, farmer.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1874

GODDARD
LOMAS
LOMAS, Joseph - of Lower Sittinglow, CELF, farmer. Died 2 Oct 1874,
to James GODDARD, CELF tailor and draper;   and son Thomas LOMAS of Mellor, farmer.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1874

LOMAS
LOMAS, Mary (wife of John) - late of Courses CELF. Died 2 Nov 1874. (Ad)
to John LOMAS, Courses, farmer.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1875

LOMAS
LOMAS, William - of Hull End, chinley, Glossop, farmer. (Ad)
Died 29 Nov 1875. to widow Mary LOMAS.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1876

LOMAS
LOMAS, Leah - of Hayfield Union Workhouse, New Mills, spinster. (Ad)
Died 25 Apr 1876. to James LOMAS, Hartington, vet, brother.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1878

LOMAS
RENSHAW
LOMAS, Robert - of Buxton, blacksmith. Died 15 Mar 1878.
to John LOMAS, blacksmith, son and Joseph RENSHAW, foreman.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1880

LOMAS
LOMAS, Thomas - South Normanton, farmer. Died 16 Feb 1880.
to George LOMAS, brother.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1880

BUNTING
HEATHCOTE
LOMAS
LOMAS, Robert - of Hognaston, farmer. Died 2 Jun 1880.
to John HEATHCOTE,   William BUNTING.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1880

BUNTING
HEATHCOTE
LOMAS
LOMAS, Mary - of Knockerdown, Hognaston, widow. Died 25 Nov 1880.
to John HEATHCOTE, Wirksworth,   and William BUNTING of Parwich and son Samuel LOMAS, Hognaston, farmer.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1881

LOMAS
LOMAS, James - Chesterfield, tailor. Died 2 Feb 1881.
to Hannah LOMAS, widow.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1881

LOMAS
LOMAS, George - of South Normanton. Died 8 Apr 1881.
to son Thomas LOMAS.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1881

LOMAS
LOMAS, Ralph William - of Buxton, grocer. Died 30 May 1881.
to widow Jane LOMAS.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1881

BROWNLEE
LOMAS
LOMAS, George - of Derby. Died 29 Jul 1881.
to John, son and Mary LOMAS, spinster,   Maria BROWNLEE, widow and Sarah LOMAS, spinster, daughters.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1881

LOMAS
RIGGOTT
TAYLOR
LOMAS, Ann - of Woolley Moor. Died 21 Nov 1881.
to Henry TAYLOR,   James RIGGOTT of Sandiacre, nephew.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1882

BASSETT
BRADLEY
LOMAS
LOMAS, Elizabeth - of Woolley Moor, spinster.
to John BRADLEY of Woolley Moor and William BASSETT.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1882

LOMAS
LOMAS, Thomas - of South Normanton, farmer. Died 21 Jun 1882.
to Anne LOMAS, widow.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1882

LOMAS
LOMAS, Julia Berry - of Malvern House, Buxton.
Date 1 Oct 1882, resworn.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1882

LOMAS
LOMAS, Ellen - of CELF, spinster. Died 20 Oct 1882.
to George and Joseph LOMAS, Tunstead, farmers, nephews.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1883

HOLLINSHEAD
LOMAS
LOMAS, James - of New Field, Bradshaw Edge, CELF, farmer. Died 2 Mar 1883.
to Martha LOMAS, widow,   son James George Downing LOMAS of Patricroft, Lancs, engine fitter;   and daughter Mary HOLLINSHEAD, widow.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1883

CROSSLAND
LOMAS
LOMAS, Richard - of Brook Bottom, Mellor, coal merchant. Died 26 Apr 1883.
to Jane CROSSLAND (wife of Joseph CROSSLAND), the neice.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1883

KEMP
LOMAS
LOMAS, Hannah - of Chesterfield, widow. Died 19 Jun 1883.
to Mary KEMP of Rotherham, widow, sister.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1883

LOMAS
LOMAS, Joseph - of Buxton, grocer. Died 27 Jun 1883.
to Mary LOMAS, widow.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1885

LOMAS
TURTON
LOMAS, Elizabeth - of Whittington Moor, widow. Died 6 Jan 1885.
to Francis Coals TURTON of Pentrich, contractor.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1885

LOMAS
LOMAS, Robert - of Brownside, Glossop, farmer. Died 24 Jun 1885.
to Ralph LOMAS, chinley, farmer, brother.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1885

BILLINGE
HEATHCOTE
LOMAS
LOMAS, Micah - of Hatchaway, Hartington, farmer. Died 28 Jul 1885.
to Jesse BILLINGE,   Joseph HEATHCOTE.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1885

LOMAS
LOMAS, Thomas - late of Litton Slack, farmer. Died 30 Aug 1885 at Litton Slack.
by sons Richard LOMAS*, joiner and henry LOMAS*,   wheelwright, both of Tideswell.
Proved at Derby 1885.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1885

LOMAS
LOMAS, Ellis - of Glossop, weaver. Died 9 Nov 1885.
to Elizabeth LOMAS, widow.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1886

LOMAS
LOMAS, Robert - of Doveholes, farmer. Died 8 Aug 1885 at Doveholes. (Ad)
to Alice LOMAS, Doveholes, widow.
Admin. 22 Feb 1886.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1886

LOMAS
LOMAS, Robert - late of Chapel-en-le-Frith, wheelwright. Died 19 Aug 1886 at Chapel-en-le-Frith.
by Robert Henry LOMAS of Spring Gardens, Buxton, hotelkeeper,   and Mary Hannah LOMAS of Chapel-en-le-Frith, spinster,   daughter of the executor.
Date 19 Oct 1886.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1887

LOMAS
LOMAS, Abel Wain - late of Litton Slack, Tideswell, shoemaker and farmer. Died 8 Sep 1886 at Litton Slack.
to Ann Jane LOMAS of Litton Slack, widow.
Date 21 Sep 1887.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1889

BROWNLEE
LOMAS
LOMAS, George - of Derby.
to Maria BROWNLEE.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1889

HALLA
LOMAS
LOMAS, John - of Hallsteads CELF, farmer. Died 4 Jan 1889.
to son Peter LOMAS, Blackwell, farmer;   and Joseph HALLA, of Chapel Milton, CELF, blacksmith.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1889

LOMAS
LOMAS, Mary - late of White Knowle, Chinley. Died 15 Nov 1889. (Ad)
to son William Howe LOMAS of Rowter Farm, Castleton.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1890

LOMAS
LOMAS, William - of Chesterfield, furniture dealer. Died 22 Sep 1889.
to Jane LOMAS, widow.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1891

LOMAS
LOMAS, Eliza (wife of William) - of Derby. Died 23 Dec 1887.
to William LOMAS, commercial traveller.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1891

BROWNLEE
LOMAS
LOMAS, Mary - of Derby, spinster. Died 21 Mar 1891.
to Maria BROWNLEE, widow and sister.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1891

BROWNLEE
LOMAS
LOMAS, John - of Derby, gentleman. Died 2 May 1891.
to Maria BROWNLEE, widow and sister.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1892

LOMAS
LOMAS, John - of Buxton. Died 19 Jun 1892.
to Alfred LOMAS, farmer,   Reginald Pomeroy LOMAS and Eliza LOMAS, spinster.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1892

LOMAS
SMITH
LOMAS, William - of Mosborough, sicklesmith. Died 11 Jul 1892.
to John Alfred SMITH, miner.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1893

LOMAS
LONGDEN
LOMAS, Ralph - of New Smithy, Chinley, Glossop, retired farmer. Died 22 Jul 1892.
Probate Derby 7 Apr 1893 to Lois LOMAS, widow,   William Howe LOMAS, farm labourer, and William Marshall LONGDEN, farmer. Effects £1154 16s. 5d.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1893

HALL
LOMAS
PICKFORD
LOMAS, Isaac - of Glossop, gentleman. Died 18 Jul 1893.
to Mary LOMAS, spinster,   Job PICKFORD, fish dealer,   Charles HALL, tailor.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1894

HUNTER
LOMAS
LOMAS, Elizabeth - of Belper. Died 13 Dec 1893.
to Henry LOMAS and John HUNTER, cotton spinner.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1894

HENRY
LOMAS
LOMAS, Edward - of Bakewell, coal merchant. Died 3 Dec 1893.
to Frank LOMAS, coal merchant and Charles HENRY, Glossop, bank manager.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1896

LOMAS
LOMAS, Thomas - of Litton. Died 30 Oct 1895.
to Ann LOMAS, Thomas, widow and Lydia Gyte LOMAS, spinster.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1896

LOMAS
LOMAS, Henry - of Belper, surgeon. Died 3 Jan 1896.
to Anna LOMAS and Frances Alicia LOMAS, spinsters.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1897

FRITH
JOULE
LOMAS
LOMAS, Nicholas - of Hayle Combs, Chapel-en-le-Frith. Died 17 Jun 1897.
to Elizabeth JOULE (wife of David JOULE),   Hannah Ann FRITH (wife of George FRITH) and Helen LOMAS (wife of Albert LOMAS).

Contact: Caroline Lomas

 

1899

LOMAS
NIXON
RAINS
LOMAS, Edward - of Winster, tailor. Died 1 Dec 1898.
to Rev William Henry NIXON,   Ralph Staley RAINS &   Elizabeth LOMAS, widow.

Contact: Caroline Lomas

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