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:-

 

1608

MOORE
OWFIELD
STAPERS
TEMPLE
WASHBOURNE
OWFIELD, Roger - of London, citizen and fishmonger.
daughters Mary, Martha, Abigail, Thomasine, Hanna, Sara & Rebecca;   daughter Elizabeth to marry Hewitt STAPERS merchant;   mother in law Joan MOORE;   wifes married sisters;   John, Roger, William, Elizabeth & Ann children of brother John OWFIELD of Ashbourne co. Derby;   brother William OWFIELD deceased, his son Richard & daughter Elizabeth TEMPLE;   Daniel, Elizabeth, Mary, Ann and Dorcas children of deceased sister Dorothy (wife of Robert WASHBOURNE);   poor of Cambridge & Oxford;   parish of St Katherine Creechurch.
Executors: wife Thomasine and sons Samuel & Joseph.
Proved 1608 - PCC. PRO Ref: 111; Windebanck.

Contact: Leslie Mahler

 

1635

HOULT
KIRKE
MOWER
OUTREM
OWTREM
SIKES
TRYSSLEY
WRIGHT
OWTREM, William, of Horslegate in the pishe of Dronfield, yeoman, 1 Jun 1635.
wife Elizabeth OUTREM,   grandchild Willm HOULT (under 21),   only son Richard OUTREM*.
Witnesses: Willm MOWER,   Christopher OUTREM and Joan KIRKE.
Overseers: Robt: SIKES.
Appraisers of Inventory: Tho: WRIGHT, Gentleman,   Arthur MOWER and Godfrey KIRKE, 25 Jun 1635;   Total £299-13s-8d.
Probate granted: jurat Richard OUTROM,  Carolus TRYSSLEY.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1662

BROADBOTHAM
MOWER
NEWTON
OWTRAM
OWTRAM, ELizabeth, of Woodhouse i/t/p Dronfield, 21 Jun 1662. (N)
forgave Katherine MOWER*, of Woodhouse, 12£ which she owed;   Dorothy NEWTON of Dronfield,   Mary BROADBOTHAM of Couldaston;   Arthur MOWER of Moorehall.
Witnesses: George MOWER.
Probate signed Walt: LITTLETON.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1666

CLAYTONS
CLEGG
FOWLER
HEATH
HENSHAM
LEG
OWTREM
SAMSON
SHORT
OWTREM, Godfrey, of Barley, Gent. 22 Feb 1665/6.
grandchildren John and Elizabeth CLEGG (both under 14);   grandchildren William and Elizabeth SAMSON;   every child of my son William CLAYTONS of Whittwell;   nephew Godfrey OWTREM of Mansfeild;   nephew Robert OWTREM of Unston;   neese Sarah SHORT;   son Godfrey OWTREM*. Godfrey was the Guardian of Elizabeth CLEGG,   daughter of Richard CLEGG of Mansfeild deceased. son Godfrey OWTREM*.
Witnesses: Francis FOWLER,   Sara HENSHAM,   Sammuell HEATH(X),   Georeg (sic) LEG.
Probate Chesterfield 18 Sep 1666; before Johan COOPE, surrogate.
Godfrey OWTREM married Elizabeth CLAYTON at Dronfield 18 Jun 1627, so it's likely son William's full name was William CLAYTON OWTREM.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1667

BISTWICKE
GRISE
OAKES
REEVES
SLEIGH
WHITTINGHAM
OAKES, Gilbert the Elder - of Derby, Derbyshire, brickmaker, 15 Aug 1666.
Beneficiaries: son Gilbert OAKES;   grandchildren (siblings) James OAKES, Gilbert OAKES, Ruth OAKES & Sarah OAKES;   son James OAKES;   sons in law John REEVES &   Elias GRISE.
Properties & Tenants: a./ Tenement situate and being in the Bagg-lane in Derby and now in the occupation of Richard SLEIGH, joiner &   & Widow BISTWICKE. b./ Messuage Burgage or Tenement which I lately bought and builded where my said son Gilbert OAKES and Edward WHITTINGHAM do now live.... near to the Gaol Bridge in St Peter's Parish in Derby.
Sole Executor: son James OAKES.
Probate granted 3 Apr 1667, Lichfield.

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1670

BRIGHT
CARVER
MILWARD
NEEDHAM
OWTREM
PLUMTREE
RODGERS
OWTREM, ffrancis, of Rumblingstreet i/t/p Staveley, Yeoman, 5 Mar 1669/70.
wife Elizabeth OWTREM*, eldest son William OWTREM;   second son Robert OWTREM - property in Butterley i/t/p Ashover,   and Picksforth in the parish of Brampton in occupation of Henry BRIGHT;   youngest son Samuel OWTREM - to have Hardwick i/t/p Ashover in the tenure or occupation of George NEEDHAM, and farm in Duckmanton in the tenure or occupation of ffrancis RODGERS;   daughter Mary OWTREM (under 18) - to have Carrfields in Barlow in the tenure or occupation of Elizabeth PLUMTREE.
Witnesses: Ro: MILWARD,   Marm: CARVER,   George MILWARD.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1670

BUTTRIDGE
GREEN
HELLOT
HENRY
OUTRAM
RATTLIFF
RILEY
ROWLSTON
SYMPSON
WESTON
OUTRAM, Thomas, of Denby, husbandman, 15 Oct 1670.
wife Margery OUTRAM*,   brother in law Henry HELLOT,   son in law John RATTLIFF*,   John RILEY the elder,   daughters Ann wife of John RATTLIFF, and Mary wife of John RILEY.
Witnesses: John ROWLSTON,   Elizabeth WESTON(X),   John HENRY(X).
Appraisers of Inventory: Robert BUTTRIDGE,   John GREEN,   John WESTON and John ROWLSTON, 28 Oct 1670.
Proved Lichfield 8 Nov 1670, J H SYMPSON, Surrogat.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1673

CALTON
COOPE
COWPER
MARTEN
OWTREM
OWTREM, Godfrey, late of Barley. (Ad)
widow Alice OWTREM,   John COWPER of Chesterfield,   {   } CALTON, Curate of Barley.
Sealed & Delivered: Simon MARTEN junr.
Admin. Chesterfield 10 Dec 1673, Johan COOPE surrogat.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1674

CARTLEDGE
COOPE
MARTEN
OUTREM
OWTREM
OUTREM, Thomas, late of Crowlane, Dronfield, yeoman. (Ad)
widow Dorothy OUTREM, parish of Dronfield,   and spynster Dorothy OUTREM of the same.
Sealed & Delivered: Symon MARTEN, jun. n.p.
Appraisers of Inventory: Tho: CARTLEDGE,   William OWTREM, 13 Apr 1674.
Admin. Chesterfield 20 May 1674, Joha COOPE surrogat.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1678

BAGSHAWE
DICKENS
HOPLOWE
JACKSON
OLDFIELD
OULDFIELD
ROBINSON
SELLERS
SHELDON
WYLDE
OULDFIELD, George - of Taddington, myner, 10 Aug 1678.
all that messuage or dwelling house wherein I now dwell &c. to my loveing wife … and after her decease … to my son Adam OULDFIELD;   my grandchilde John OULDFIELD (< 21);   dwelling house … in the possession of one John SELLERS … to my grandchilde Richard OULDFIELD;   dwelling house … in the possession of Robert JACKSON … to Ellin the wife of the said Robert JACKSON … after her decease … to my grandchild Richard ROBINSON (long section about the bequest implying Ellin JACKSON was probably daughter of the testator, but no indication Richard ROBINSON was necessarily her son);   Margaret my wife;   my daughter Jane OULDFIELD … "three score pounds";   to John DICKENS my son in law 2s.6d.;   to William [WYLDE] my son in law 2s.6d.;   unto Richard [?HOPLOWE?] £4;   unto Thomas JACKSON of town end £3;   wife and son Adam execs.   Testator made his mark.
Inventory: 22 Oct 1678 by Stephen SHELDON of Priestcliffe & Robert BAGSHAWE of Taddington - £32-8s-8d.
Probate granted 14 Nov 1678 to Margaret OLDFIELD & Adam OLDFIELD.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1679

BURLEY
OWTRAM
SPRENTHALL
STANLEY
OWTRAM, William - a Prebendary of Westminster Abbey, 5 Nov 1677. Died 23 Aug 1679; buried Westminster Abbey. Native of Derbyshire.
Bequeathed lands in Derbyshire and Lincolnshire,   and left legacies to children of brother Francis OWTRAM, deceased,   and of his sisters, Barbara BURLEY and Mary SPRENTHALL, both deceaased, and Jane STANLEY, then living. Wife also buried in the Abbey 1721.
Proved 3 Sep 1679.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1698

BLACKWALL
HILL
OLDFIELD
SWAN
WILSON
OLDFIELD, Ellis - of Tideswell, co. Derby, miner, 1 Feb 1696.
my sone Edward OLDFIELD - (w/consent of ye Lord of ye manner) the tenant right and possession of (my) house;   my daughter Bridgitt (wife of Robt. BLACKWALL) - a cupboard in my house.
I lately bought a seventh part of four meers[1] of ground or possessions in the new myne beyond Tiddswell Rake (to) be given as followeth: the upper most meers... to my son Christopher... the next below to my sone Edward... the next below to my sone Ellis and lowermost to my sone Martin. The rest &c. equally divided amongst my children (viz) Christopher Edward Ellis Martin & Bridgitt or to sow many of them as shall be living...
Sole Executor: my nephew Robert OLDFIELD (now parish Clarke of Tiddswell). Ellis OLDFIELD - his marke & seale.
Witnesses: William OLDFIELD(X);   George WILSON.
Inventory by: Richard SWAN,   Job HILL, 8 Jan 1697. Value: £22-16-4.
Proved Bakewell 22 Jul 1698.
Notes: [1] Meer - A measure of length of a vein of lead, varying in size in different "liberties" (ie districts), 27, 28, 30 or 32 yards. Two founder meers are usually allocated to the discoverers of a vein. Taker meers are added later.

Contact: Carolyn Pearce

 

1701

HALLAM
HARDY
HUIT
HURDY
HUWIT
OOUTRAM
OUTRAM
ROGER
ROGERS
WIDDOWSON
OOUTRAM, Elizabeath, of Duckmanton, widow, 14 Aug 1701.
son William OUTRAM,   daughter Elizabeath HUWIT,   grandchildren James HUIT and John HUIT,   son ffrancis OUTRAM, daughter Mary OUTRAM*.
Witnesses: Robert HURDY,   William WIDDOWSON,   John ROGER.
Appraisers of Inventory: William ROGERS, Thomas ROGERS,   Edw: HALLAM,   Robert HARDY, 27 Aug 1701.
No date of Probate available.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1716

FOSTER
ORME
THORP
WHITINGE
ORME, James - of Burton, co. Staffs, labourer.
Beneficiaries: son John ORME;   daughter Mary ORME;   daughter Elizabeth FOSTER;   son-in-law Joseph FOSTER (husband of Elizabeth FOSTER) - he also Executor.
Witnesses: Nathanille THORP;   John FOSTER;   John WHITINGE.
Proved 24 May 1716 in Peculiar Court.
Testator resided in co. Staffs but had connection with co. Derby families

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1720

ARNOLD
AUSTIN
ORME
SMITH
ORME, Thomas - of Combridge, Rocester, co. Staffs, 20 Sep 1720.
Beneficiaries: wife Margarett, son John, daughter Lydia, son Thomas ORME.
Executors: son Thomas ORME, wife Margarett.
Witnesses: Jas. SMITH,   John ARNOLD[?],   Timothy AUSTIN.
Proved at Lichfield ECC 21 Oct 1720.
Testator resided in co. Staffs but had connection with co. Derby families

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1724

ALLISON
BEE
BRIGHT
GOODWIN
GRAFTON
HODKEIN
MOWER
NEWBOLD
OWTREM
PARKINSON
SHORE
WHITE
OWTREM, William, of Rumblingstreet in the Parish of Staveley, yeoman, 19 Apr 1724.
Newbold ffields in the Parish of Chesterfield in the tenure or occupation of Nathaniel NEWBOLD als PARKINSON;   eldest son ffrancis OWTREM,   2nd son William OWTREM* of Dronfield, yeoman, 3rd son Samuel OWTREM;   son in law John NEWBOLD of Handsworth Woodhouse, co. York, Tanner;   land in Newbold in the tenure or occupation of Robert HODKEIN;   three daughters Mary NEWBOLD,   Elizabeeth OWTREM,   & Ann WHITE;   maid servant Ellen SHORE.
Witnesses: William BRIGHT,   Richard GOODWIN,   Willm. ALLISON.
Appraisers of Inventory: George MOWER,   Thomas BEE,   Francis GRAFTON, 29 Apr 1724;   Total 119-06-11.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1727

ALLSOP
BUCKNALL
KILPUR
ORME
RADFORD
SOUNDROWE
WARD
ORME, Mary - of Burton, co. Staffs, 20 Aug 1726.
Beneficiaries: daughter Elizabeth ORME;   sister WARD;   sister KILPUR[?];   grand-daughter Margarett RADFORD;   son Thomas ORME - he also Executor.
Witnesses: Ricd. ALLSOP;   Thos. SOUNDROWE;   Thomas BUCKNALL.
Proved at Lichfield ECC 22 Jul 1727.
Testator resided in co. Staffs but had connection with co. Derby families

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1729

BARGH
BENNET
CARVER
ELLIS
GOODWIN
GRAFTON
KITCHIN
MADIN
NEWBOLD
OWTRAM
WATKINSON
OWTRAM, ffrancis, of Rumbling Street in the Lordshipp of Barlow, Gent, 7 Oct 1728 [2 Geo II]
land in Alderwasley and {?}Ashleyhay;   daughter Alice OWTRAM, eldest son Nicholas OWTRAM, 2nd son ffrancis OWTRAM,   3rd son Henry OWTRAM, 4th son John OWTRAM (under 21);   friends Godfrey WATKINSON of Brampton, Gentt, and Reverd Mr Seth ELLIS of Brampton, Clerke (they are also the Trustees);   wife Mary OWTRAM*,   refers to Will of father William OWTRAM deceased, and land in Newbold ffields in occupacions of Nathaniel NEWBOLD,   and Edward MADIN;   brother Samuel OWTRAM.
Overseer: brother in law Marmaduke CARVER, Gent.
Witnesses: Francis GRAFTON,   Charles BARGH,   John BENNET.
Appraisers of Inventory: William KITCHIN(W),   Francis GRAFTON,   Richd. GOODWIN, 7 Nov 1728;   Total 169-17-00.
Probate Chesterfield 24 Apr 1729; before R RIDER sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1730

BATEMAN
HODKINSON
NOONAN
ORM
PEGG
WARRINGTON
WHEILDON
ORM, Thomas - of Blakely, Ellison, co. Staffs, 25 Mar 1730.
Beneficiaries: wife Jane,   Robert BATEMAN, George BATEMAN, Thomas BATEMAN;   Elizabeth NOONAN[?];   John HODKINSON;   John PEGG[?]
Executors: John HODKINSON,   John PEGG[?]
Witnesses: John WARRINGTON,   Thos. WHEILDON.
Proved at Lichfield ECC 23 Jul 1730.
Testator resided in co. Staffs but had connection with co. Derby families

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1731

HILL
OUTRAM
OWTRAM
SWANN
OUTRAM, John, late of Mansfield, co. Notts. (Ad)
widow & relict Martha OWTRAM,   Tho: HILL of the Town of Nottingham, frameworkknitr and Richard SWANN of the same, {?}-maker.
Admin. 16 Jul 1731  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1731

GOODWIN
MADIN
OWTREM
WARD
WHITE
OWTREM, Robert, of Hundow i/t/p Dronfield, Husbandman, 25 May 1731.
son in law George WHITE of Milnethorpe;   daughter Elizabeth WHITE;   daughter Mary OWTREM,   all goods &c. to wife Grace OWTREM*.
Witnesses: Richd GOODWIN,   Elizabeth WARD,   Rachel GOODWIN.
Appraisers of Inventory: Geo: WHITE,   Philip MADIN, 27 Sep 1731;   Total 37-8-6.
Probate Chesterfield 21 Oct 1731.
The date of Probate written on the Will is 1730, but that must be wrong; both other dates are very clearly 1731

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1732

BATE
BRADSHAW
BURRILE
COOKE
HUDSON
MAINSLEY
OUTRAM
OUTRAM, Richard, of Newarke upon Trent, co. Nottingham, 6 Nov 1731.
son in law Anthony MAINSLEY{?},   granddaughter Mary HUDSON wife of Ralph HUDSON;   daughter in law Mary OUTRAM,   rest &c. to wife Eliz OUTRAM*.
Witnesses: John BRADSHAW,   Wm BATE(X),   John COOKE.
Appraisers of Inventory: John BRADSHAW,   Thos. BURRILE{?}, 7 Mar 1731/2;   Total 17-10-6.
Addional Oath by: John BRADSHAW, yeom~ of Newarke upon Trent &   William BATE, yeom~ de eodem.
Probate 29 Mar 1732.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1732

ASTLE
CHALLINER
MAULTON
ORME
SHEFIELD
ORME, Mary - of Scropton, co. Derbys, widow, 3 Oct 1730.
Beneficiaries: son John ORME;   "son" Thomas CHALLINER [probably son-in-law], grandson John CHALLINER;   daughter Mary SHEFIELD;   grandchidren John SHEFIELD & Catharine ORME;   grandchildren John ORME, Eggerton ORME, Sarah ORME, Tho. ORME & William ORME.
Executor: son Thomas ORME.
Witnesses: Thomas MAULTON,   Anne R ASTLE,   John ORME.
Proved 9 May 1732 at Consistory Court of Lichfield (includes Inventory)

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1733

DALE
HASLAM
LINGS
MOWER
OWTRAM
OWTRAM, Robert, of Cutthorpe, in the parish or ffree Chapelry of Brampton, yeoman, 5 Mar 1730/1.
[Inventory states he was of "Prathall"] eldest son Samuel OWTRAM;   rest, residue & to 2nd son John OWTRAM*.
Witnesses: William LINGS,   John HASLAM,   John DALE.
Appraisers of Inventory: George MOWER,   William LINGS, 24 Apr 1733;   Total 199-19-0.
Probate Chesterfield 16 May 1733; before R RIDER sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1733

ALLEN
ARMFIELD
BOWER
COX
HODGKINSON
OUTRAM
PAUSON
SAMPSON
SHAW
WHITE
OUTRAM, Joseph, of Alfreton, Gardener, 2 Feb 1732/3 [6 Geo II]
son Benjamin OUTRAM* of Burton agnes, co. York, Gardener;   son Edmund OUTRAM* of Alfreton, Gardener;   son in law William SHAW of Alfreton, daughter Elizabeth (William's wife);   daughter in law Anne PAUSON of Elmton;   son in law John WHITE of Alfreton;   grandchildren Joseph and Anne, children of son Joseph OUTRAM (deceased).
Witnesses: Edman HODGKINSON,   Robert COX,   Jos: SAMPSON.
Appraisers of Inventory: John BOWER,   Robert ALLEN,   Joseph ARMFIELD, 13 Feb 1732/3;   Total 38-16-10.
Probate Openffields 17 May 1733; before R RIDER sur.
Ann OUTRAM married John PAWSON at Aston, YKS 5 May 1730

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1739

ORME
ORME, John - of Burton, co. Staffs, labourer, 14 Jun 1739. (Ad)
Admon. granted to Dorothy, widow and relict.   Value of effects <£5.
Testator resided in co. Staffs but had connection with co. Derby families

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1743

ALLEN
BELLAMY
BIRDS
CARTLEDGE
GOODWIN
GREENWOOD
HOLMESFIELD
MATHEW
OWEN
OWTRAM
OWTREM
RODGERS
SHORE
TAGGE
WATKINSON
OWTRAM, William, of Dronfield, Yeoman, 1 May 1743.
eldest son Thomas OWTRAM*;   land purchased of Mr. Godfrey WATKINSON and Mr. Joseph RODGERS, Assignees of the Bankrupty of Mr. Robert GREENWOOD, late of Dronfield, Gentleman, deceased;   land purchased of Mr. BIRDS of Winster;   sons John and Francis OWTRAM (under 23);   land in Coldaston purchased of Sarah MATHEW and Francis HOLMESFIELD;   eldest daughter Elizabeth BELLAMY of Attercliffe, Sheffield, co. York;   wife Mary OWTRAM,   son in law Henry BELLAMY;   daughters Mary OWTRAM, Anne and Alice OWTRAM (under 23);   Land being at Hilltop now in the possession of Henry OWEN and Mark SHORE.
Witnesses: Richd GOODWIN,   Henry CARTLEDGE,   Arthur ALLEN(A).
Appraisers of Inventory: Samuel OWTREM,   Robert TAGGE, 17 May 1743;   Total £103-8-6.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1745

ORME
ORME, John - of Forton, co. Staffs, yeoman, 4 Apr 1745. (Ad)
Admon. granted to Margery ORME, widow and relict.
Testator resided in co. Staffs but had connection with co. Derby families

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1745

ALCOCK
CHENEY
COTTON
LIGHTWOOD
MATHEWS
ORME
PHILLIPS
ORME, Will - of Scropton, co. Derbys, widow, 1 Apr 1745.
Beneficiaries: sons Thomas ORME and William ORME;   Thomas ORME (son of Thomas ORME of Marston on Dove, Derbys);   Thomas MATHEWS* [merter?] and friend of Tutbury, Staffs;   Egerton ALCOCK* gentleman and friend of Hanbury, Staffs;   son Egerton ORME.
Tenant: William PHILLIPS (of property in Hanbury, Staffs)
Witnesses: Elizabeth COTTON,   Henry LIGHTWOOD,   Edwd CHENEY.
Proved 18 Jun 1745 at Consistory Court of Lichfield.

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1751

OLNEY
SMITH
OLNEY, John.
Elizabeth SMITH, widow of the deceased and Principal Legatary.
Admin. Lichfield ECC 26 May 1751.
Included by mistake with Admin. dated 16 May 1753 of Willam HOWSLEY

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1755

BAGSHAW
BEARD
FLETCHER
LOMAS
MARKLAND
MORTON
NADIN
OLDFIELD
SCIDMORE
SKIDMORE
SWINDEL
OLDFIELD, Margaret - of Tideswell, widow, 2 Jan 1746.
Thomas SWINDEL of Northwych in Cheshire;   Margaret NADIN of Alstonfield in Staffordshire, widow;   George SCIDMORE of Taddington;   John SCIDMORE of Grindlow;   George LOMAS of Tideswell;   kinsman & executor John SCIDMORE of Tideswell.
Witnesses: Robert FLETCHER,   Elizabeth MORTON,   & Edward MARKLAND.
Inventory: 15 Jan 1755 by Gervas BAGSHAW,   & Wm BEARD.
Probate granted at Bakewell 19 Apr 1755 to John SKIDMORE.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1758

BROMHEAD
COOPER
HUBBALD
MULFORD
OTWAY
PARR
ROGERS
WATERMAN
WHITE
OTWAY, Rebecca - of Eckington (occupation not stated), 15 Aug 1757.
Beneficiaries: George PARR of Eckington, and his wife Elizabeth PARR;   John WHITE of Ashtead Surrey;   old friend & acquaintance Grace WATERMAN (a widow), and her daughter Betty WATERMAN;   Elizabeth MULFORD of Ashtead (subject of a Codicil, dated 17 Aug 1757)
Executor: kinsman Edward HUBBALD of Milk Street London.
Witnesses: Mary ROGERS;   Jonathan BROMHEAD;   William COOPER.
Probate 24 May 1758 - PCC.

Contact: Ros Dunning

 

1759

BEES
CLIFF
JACKSON
ORME
WADSON
ORME, Thomas - of Marston upon Dove, Derbys, yeoman, 23 Sep 1758.
Beneficiaries: sons Thomas ORME* and William ORME;   daughters Katherine ORME, Mary WADSON, Elizabeth ORME, Esther ORME, Ann ORME;   wife Alice ORME*.
Tenant: Joseph JACKSON (of property in Hatton, Derbys)
Witnesses: George CLIFF, Mary CLIFF,   Rich. BEES.
Proved 4 May 1759 at Consistory Court of Lichfield (includes Inventory)

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1759

COOPER
COOTS
GREEN
HEAWARD
LOW
OLDFIELD
OULDFIELD
WANEWRIGHT
WILD
WRIGHT
OULDFIELD, Richard - of Taddington, mason, 9 Apr 1759.
to my son Michaell OLDFIELD and to Mary his now wife all my messuage house where I and they dwell;   likewise … to my son Michaell … all of the rest of my freehold estate;   and to my children …;   to my son George OLDFIELD 20s.;   to my son Richard 40s.;   to my son John £3;   and to my 4 daughters or to there children …;   Margret COOPER and Elizabeth LOW to eather of them 40s.;   to my daughter Ellin WANEWRIGHT deceased her daughters Anne, Ellin, Elizabeth, & Margret 40s. "equily devided";   to my daughter Mary [COOTS] children 40s. "equily devided".
Joynt Executors: my son Michaell OLDFIELD and my loveing friend Anthony WRIGHT.   Testator made his mark.
Witnesses: Joseph GREEN,   George WILD,   Sarah GREEN.
Inventory: 26 Apr 1759 taken by Charls HEAWARD & Joseph GREEN - £2-18s-6d.
Probate dated 18 May 1759 to Michael OLDFIELD & Anthony WRIGHT.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1762

HUNTER
ORME
PORTER
ROBINSON
STUBBS
WARREN
ORME, John - the younger of Newhall, co. Derbys, yeoman, 16 Feb 1752.
Beneficiaries: wife (unnamed);   son John ORME;   nephew John ORME (son of brother Abraham ORME)
Executors: Francis WARREN, husbandman of Stapenhill;   Jeremiah PORTER, bricklayer of Stapenhill.
Witnesses: James STUBBS;   John ROBINSON;   Stanhope HUNTER.
Proved at Lichfield ECC 24 Sep 1762.

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1763

BACON
BRIGHT
BURTON
JONES
MAIN
MANLEY
OWTRAM
OWTREM
RODGERS
SCOREY
SIDDON
TOMLINSON
OWTREM, Samuel, of Cutthope within the parish or ffree Chapelry of Brampton, Yeoman, 9 Oct 1762.
nephew John OWTREM* of pratt hall within Brampton, yeoman;   cousins Robert OWTREM of Hardwick in Ashover, and Samuel OWTREM of Chesterfield, Labourer;   their sister Anne OWTREM;   Mrs. Jane MAIN;   children of Mary SCOREY by her late husband Henry SCOREY dec'ed,   (Thomas, Anne, Henry and Joseph);   daughters of Sarah the wife of John RODGERS (Elizabeth, Mary, Jane and Hannah);   3 of the children of Jane BRIGHT dec'ed by her late husband William BRIGHT,   also dec'ed (John, Anne and Joseph);   John OWTRAM the younger of pratt hall, only son of said nephew John OWTREM;   land at Butterley in Ashover now or late in possession of William TOMLINSON;   nephew Robert OWTREM of Sutton in Ashfield, co. Notts, Yeoman (younger brother of said nephew John);   Nathaniel BACON of the same place, shoemaker and Samuel SIDDON of Stoney Houghton, Notts, yeoman;   land at Whittington now or late in the possession of Robert BURTON;   to Samuel OWTREM, only son of said nephew Robert (under 21).
Witnesses: Anne MANLEY, Wm. MANLEY,   John JONES.
Probate Chesterfield 21 Apr 1763; before Thos. WHITE sur.

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1763

CHAMBERS
OWTRAM
RICHARDSON
SIMES
WHITAKER
OWTRAM, Francis, of Worksop, co. Notts, Brazier, 7 Sep 1763.
wife Frances OWTRAM*;   father in law Mr. Francis SIMES*,   brother in law Mr. Richard CHAMBERS*,   Estate at Newbold Fields;   sons and daughters Ann, Mary, William, Elizabeth, Frances, Francis & Sarah OWTRAM (all under 21).
Witnesses: Ann RICHARDSON,   Letitia CHAMBERS,   Tho: WHITAKER.
No date of Probate available  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

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1766

BUCKERIDGE
COWLEY
OWTRAM
SMALBROKE
WHITE
OWTRAM, Robt. late of Ashover, Farmer. (Ad)
brother Samuel OWTRAM of Ashover, yeoman;   William COWLEY of Chesterfield, Innholder;   Francis OWTRAM of Chesterfield, Perukemaker;   Richard SMALBROKE, Vicar General.
Sealed & Delivered: Will: BUCKERIDGE, n.p.
Admin. Chesterfield 17 Apr 1766 [6 Geo III];  before Revd. Thos. WHITE Clerk Surrogate.

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1770

BAXTER
BENNET
BLACKWELL
BOOT
EATON
FERNEHOUGH
FURNISS
HADFIELD
MASON
MERRILL
OUTRAM
REED
OUTRAM, Mary, of Eyam, Spinster, 8 Apr 1769.
Bequests: to Elizabeth EATON 'my best Tammy Gown and my second best Stays';   to Elizabeth and her brother Thomas MASON equally 'all that dwelling House now in the possession of Thomas HADFIELD' in Eyam;   to Elizabeth FERNEHOUGH 'my best Stays', and Mary REED;   to Mary BENNET wife of John BENNET;   Martha BENNET and Grace BOOT;   my Bible to George OUTRAM of Leam.
Executrix: Elizabeth wife of Martin FURNISS.
Witnesses: Willm. BAXTER,   James BLACKWELL,   Jane MERRILL. [Mary (her seal) OUTRAM]
Probate Chesterfield 2 May 1770; before Tho WHITE, Sur.

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1770

BROWNE
FRITH
MOTTAM
OWTRAM
STORRS
OWTRAM, Francis, of the Town of Chesterfield, 25 Nov 1770.
three children Francis, Mary and Ellen OWTRAM (under 21);   wife Mary OWTRAM,  
Trustees: John FRITH senior of Chesterfield &   Joseph STORRS of the said Town.
Witnesses: Rupert BROWNE,   Leonard MOTTAM, Ann MOTTAM.

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1774

ASH
BARNES
BENTLEY
BRADSHAW
EATON
LUCAS
OWTRAM
PIGGOT
ROBINSON
TRICKET
TRICKETT
WHARTON
WHITFIELD
WILSON
WRIGHT
OWTRAM, Mary, of Hardwick in Ashover, spinster, 20 Mar 1773.
" the servant maid that shall live with me" (unnamed);   John ASH of Toadhole i/t/p Darley;   William TRICKETT of Toadhole aforesaid;   William ASH of Over Hackney i/t/p Darley;   Ann WRIGHT of Bolehill near Wirksworth;   Elizabeth BRADSHAW now or late of Grantham, co. Lincs;   Alice BARNES of Manchester, Lancs;   Mary TRICKET of Toadhole;   Elizabeth BENTLEY of Toadhole;   Francis OWTRAM son of the late Francis OWTRAM of Chesterfield;   two daughters of Francis OWTRAM (Mary & Hellen);   Charles WHARTON of Twitchnook i/t/p Ashover, wife Mary & their children;   four children of the late John EATON of Hardwick;   Dorothy PIGGOT of Ashover;   two daughters of John WILSON of Hardwick;   brother Samuel OWTRAM (£50 if he remain unmarried, otherwise a guinea only);   nephew Samuel OWTRAM, his son (£150 providing he returns to settle in England within 10 years);   Robert TRICKET of Wingerworth;   friends Joseph WHITFIELD* of Bowers Mill i/t/p Ashover, Gent. &   Bernard LUCAS of Chesterfield, Gentleman*.
Witnesses: Arthur ROBINSON, John ROBINSON.
Probate Chesterfield 21 Apr 1774; before Thos WHITE Sur.

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1775

ORME
ORME, Thomas - of Scropton co. Derbys, farmer. (Ad)
granted to Sarah ORME, widow and relict.
Admon 13 Apr 1775 at Lichfield (includes an Inventory)

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1775

FARRAND
MALLEY
MATHER
MATLEY
OLDFIELD
PICKRING
REDFEARN
TARRAND
OLDFIELD, John - of Taddington, miner, 11 Dec 1772.
to my son Adam OLDFIELD £20 … to be paid to him by my son John OLDFIELD whom I shall ordain my sole executor;   to my daughter Sarah TARRAND wife of John TARRAND £15 (could be TARRAND or FARRAND?);   to my daughter Jane PICKRING wife of Robert PICKRING £5;   to my daughter Elizabeth MATHER wife of Joseph MATHER £2;   to my grand daughter Margreett OLDFIELD daughter of Mary OLDFIELD £5 a year … until she be ten years old unto those that shall have her in keeping except her mother and £2 a year for 4 years longer;   to my cosen John MALLEY (or possibly MATLEY) the sum of £1-1s. … for writing and keeping this my last will & testament;   to my daughter Marey OLDFIELD daughter to the said John OLDFIELD [??] £10 (worded a little strangely??);   to the poor people in Taddington £1 … and likewise £1 more … 12 months after;   to my son John OLDFIELD (also sole exec) all my land and housing in Taddington … likewise…   all my mines parts and shares of mines (but to repay a £40 mortgage on them)   Testator signed his name (but badly enough that it was also anotated with his name and called his mark!)
Witnesses: John MALLEY (or possibly MATLEY),   Wm REDFEARN,   John TARRAND.
Probate granted 20 Oct 1775 to John OLDFIELD the younger.

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1779

BELLAMY
BOWNE
COOPER
OWTRAM
TAGG
TOWNDROW
OWTRAM, Mary, of Marnham, co. Notts, spinster, 27 Jul 1765.
sister Elizabeth BELLAMY;   Frances OWTRAM widow of Frances OWTRAM;   her sons and daughters William,   Francis, Anne, Mary, Elizabeth, Frances & Sarah OWTRAM;   "ant" Margaret TAGG;   sisters Anne* and Alice OWTRAM*.
Witnesses: Thomas COOPER,   George BOWNE,   Henry TOWNDROW.
Probate 1779  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

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1779

BEVERLEY
CLOUGH
COULSON
DARLING
HARRISON
OUTRAM
PICARD
SMITH
WATSON
OUTRAM, Joseph, of the Town of Kingston upon Hull, Merchant, 15 Jan 1779.
brothers John OUTRAM* of Kilham, co. York, Gentleman and Thomas OUTRAM*;   Thomas HARRISON* of the Town of Kingston upon Hull, Merchant;   Ralph DARLING* of the same Town, Apothecary;   James SMITH* of the same Town, Gentleman;   wife Elizabeth, son Joseph OUTRAM,   daughters Ann and Elizabeth (under 21);   the White Lead and Vinegar Works carried on with brothers in law Messieurs PICARD and SMITH.
Witnesses: Edwd. COULSON,   Shepley WATSON,   Thos. BEVERLEY.
Additional Oath by: John CLOUGH of the City of York, Gentleman.
Probate { } Feb 1779  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

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1781

BLUITT
DAWSON
MATSON
METCALF
OUTRAM
TAYLOR
OUTRAM, John, of Kilham in the East Riding co. York, Gentleman, 20 Jan 1776
wife Elizabeth OUTRAM*,   brothers Joseph OUTRAM* of the Town of Kingston upon Hull, Merchant, and Samuel OUTRAM* of Burton Agness, co. York, "Gentleman" in the Will, "Gardener" by the time of its execution);   oldest son John OUTRAM,   younger son Benjamin OUTRAM,   daughter Elizabeth OUTRAM (all under 21);   rent from land &c. in Townships of Hornsey and South Thorpe,   Sherburn and East Hesterton, "to be paid at or in the Common Dining Hall of Lincoln's Inn in the County of Middlesex";   other brothers William, Benjamin and Thomas OUTRAM (five in all),   sister Elizabeth OUTRAM.
Witnesses: W BLUITT,   Richd METCALF,   Miles DAWSON.
NB: brother Joseph (q.v. 1779) was dead by the time of the Will's execution; Benjamin OUTRAM, of Kilham, Shopkeeper acted as 3rd signatory to the Admon. with witness: John TAYLOR.
Admin. 7 Mar 1781; fran: MATSON{?} surrogate  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

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1781

ARCHER
BANNISTER
DILKES
GODWIN
HAYNE
MIDLAM
MOORE
ORME
PARKES
WATSON
ORME, William - of Marston upon Dove, co. Derbys, yeoman, 6 Feb 1781.
Beneficiaries: son Thomas ORME;   sister Ester ORME;   children of late sister Elizabeth BANNISTER;   children of late sister Mary WATSON;   children of late sister Ann DILKES;   daughter Mary;   nephew William BANNISTER (a cordwainer's apprentice);   nephew William ORME of Scropton;   wife Elizabeth.
Executors: Henry MIDLAM, yeoman of Marston;   Edward GODWIN, of Marston.
Also mentioned: Thomas ARCHER, tenant of property in Hatton;   William MOORE, cordwainer of Hilton;   Duke of Devonshire, owner of property in Marston.
Witnesses: Thos. PARKES;   Philip HAYNE;   William MIDLAM.
Codicil: 6 Feb 1781 (same day as original) - wife's maintenance made dependent on her releasing her claim over her Dower to William ORME's executors.
Proved at Lichfield ECC 4 May 1781.

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1781

FRITH
OWTRAM
SCHOLES
SHAW
OWTRAM, John, of Bramley i/t/p Eckington, Gentleman, 7 May 1781.
eldest daughter Ann OWTRAM, 2nd daughter Elizabeth OWTRAM,   3rd daughter Matilda OWTRAM, 4th and youngest daughter Mary OWTRAM;   eldest son Samuel Collis OWTRAM (all under 21);   "honoured father" John OWTRAM* of Cutthorpe, Gentleman,   wife Martha OWTRAM*.
Witnesses: Ja. SCHOLES,   John SHAW,   Dennis FRITH.
Probate Chesterfield 17 Oct 1781; before J SHIPSTON Surrogate.

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1783

BACON
BIGGIN
BIRKES
BOSSLEY
GALLIMORE
LINGS
NEWBOLD
OWTRAM
OWTRAM, John, of Cutthorpe i/t/p or free Chappellry of Brampton, Gentleman, 2 Jun 1781.
wife Elizabeth OWTRAM,   grandson Samuel Collis OWTRAM* (under 21),   friends Joshua BIRKES of Staveley and George NEWBOLD of Chesterfield (appointed as Trustees and Guardians for Samuel);   granddaughters Ann OWTRAM, Elizabeth OWTRAM,   Matilda OWTRAM, 3rd daughter of late son John dec'ed and Mary OWTRAM;   nephew Samuel OWTRAM of Sutton in Ashfield, co. Notts;   nephew Nathaniel BACON of Sutton in Ashfield aforesaid.
Witnesses: Samuel BIGGIN,   Sarah LINGS,   T{?} GALLIMORE.
Samuel Collis said to be a minor, "to wit, above the age of fourteen years but under the age of seventeen years and therefore incapable of taking upon himself the Probate of the said Will and Execution thereof, and therefore {BIRKES and NEWBOLD} prayed letters of administration".
Admin. Chesterfield 8 May 1783; before George BOSSLEY, Surrogate.

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1784

BAKER
BINGOM
CARSON
GRANT
HALL
OLDFIELD
OULDFIELD
OLDFIELD, William - of Litton, i/t/p Tideswell, framework knitter, 21 May 1783.
brother & executor Josua OLDFIELD;   difficult to read, but looks like "Josuas Dau[ghte]r gearls", but gearls is obviously not a name!;   nephew William son of Josua OLDFIELD;   Mr John BAKER of Litton, gentleman;   Mr [Franc] BAKER of Litton;   Josua BINGOM of Bakewell;   John OULDFIELD son of Thomas OULDFIELD;   Mary OULDFIELD daughter of Thomas OULDFIELD;   George OULDFIELD son of Thomas OULDFIELD;   Mary wife of Josua OULDFIELD;   sister in law and executrix Elizabeth OULDFIELD;   Ann OULDFIELD daughter of Elizabeth OULDFIELD;   John OULDFIELD son of Elizabeth OULDFIELD;   George OULDFIELD son of Elizabeth OULDFIELD.
Witnesses: Mark GRANT,   & Andrew HALL.
Addition from legatee's verbal instruction dated 22 Oct 1783 mentions: Ann OLDFIELD daughter of Elizabeth OLDFIELD.
Witnesses: Francis BAKER,   & William CARSON.
Probate at Bakewell 30 Apr 1784 Joshua OLDFIELD Elizabeth OLDFIELD, widow.

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1784

BARFORD
BARKER
BEIGHTON
BERRISFORD
BILLAM
BRIGGS
BUNTING
CULLUMBELL
EATON
FRITH
HEATH
OWTRAM
ROOTH
SIDDAN
TRICKET
OWTRAM, Samuel, of Hardwick i/t/p Ashover, Gentleman, 1 Jan 1784.
Lands in Hardwick and Twitch Nook to kinsman William OWTRAM* of Walton i/t/p Chesterfield, Gentleman;   Lands in Dronfield Woodhouse to kinsman Samuel OWTRAM of Sutton in Ashfield, co. Notts, Gentleman;   son Samuel OWTRAM "who went abroad into foreign parts many years ago and is supposed to be long since dead", but if he or any issue shall return to England within 20 years after (my) decease then such Gifts and Devises to kinsmen William and Samuel are null and void;   servant Jane BRIGGS;   John BILLAM, of Gander-Lane near Killamarsh, Gentleman;   Mrs. Mary HEATH, wife of John HEATH of Somersall i/t/p Brampton;   her sister Mrs ROOTH, wife of John ROOTH of Chesterfield, Maltster;   Robert TRICKET of Wingerworth, Husbandman;   Robert BEIGHTON, of the Loads in Brampton;   Mrs. Sarah SIDDAN, wife of William SIDDAN of Mansfield, co. Notts, Mercer;   Mr. Joseph BUNTING*, of Buntingfield i/t/p Ashover;   godson William BARKER, son of William BARKER of Kelstidge i/t/p Ashover - "twenty shillings towards putting him to school";   the poor of Ashover-Over-end-Quarter.
Tenants: Joseph EATON,   Job BARFORD,   Samuel FRITH.
Witnesses: Wm CULLUMBELL,   George BERRISFORD,   Ann EATON.
Probate Chesterfield 14 Oct 1784; before C BUCKENRIDGE Surrogate.

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1787

BANNISTER
DALYRMPLE
MARSH
ORME
TABBENER
WITHNALL
ORME, Egerton - of Scropton co. Derbys, farmer, 24 May 1783.
Beneficiaries: natural son Egerton ORME, son John ORME;   daughter Catherine ORME, grandson Benjamin Astle ORME (natural son of daughter Catherine ORME);   daughter Sarah ORME;   sons William ORME, Philip ORME, and Thomas ORME.
Executors: son Thomas ORME,   Daniel DALYRMPLE, gentleman of Burton on Trent, Staffs.
Tenants: Christopher TABBENER (of property in Tutbury, Staffs);   William BANNISTER (of property in Hanbury, Staffs)
Witnesses: John WITHNALL, Samuel WITHNALL,   Robert MARSH.
Proved 23 Apr 1787 at Consistory Court of Lichfield.

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1791

HEARNE
HENFRY
HEURTLEY
MARSH
OUTRAM
OWTRAM
WILSON
WYLDE
OWTRAM, Frances, late of Worksop, co. Notts, widow. (Ad)
son Francis OWTRAM*, of Rayton i/t/p Worksop, co. Notts, Farmer;   Isaac WILSON of Worksop aforesaid, Gentleman;   Thomas Palmer HEARNE, of East Retford, co. Notts, Yeoman;   daughters Ann HEURTLEY wife of William HEURTLEY, of Worksop, yeoman;   Mary HENFRY wife of Benjamin HENFRY, of Dublin Ireland;   Frances MARSH wife of John MARSH, of Worksop, Maltster;   son William OUTRAM, of Worksop, Brazier.
Sealed & Delivered: Charles WYLDE.
Admin. 6 Jul 1791  Estate and Effects not exceeding £90  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

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1791

BURTON
LOWTHER
OWTRAM
OWTRAM, Timothy, of Ordsall, co. Notts, Yeoman, 17 Oct 1781.
wife Ann OWTRAM*, (unnamed) children.
Witnesses: Wm. LOWTHER,   Barb: LOWTHER,   Eliz: BURTON(X).
Probate 7 Sep 1791; before Charles WYLDE surrogate  Effects not exceeding £90  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

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1793

GIBBS
NEWTON
OLDFIELD
ROBERTS
OLDFIELD, John - of Taddington, mason, 3 Nov 1791.
to my son John that house where he now dwells situate in Taddington;   to my son Richard the house wherein I now dwell;   to my son Michael (also exec) that house where he now dwells.   Testator signed his name.
Witnesses: John NEWTON,   Thomas ROBERTS,   Richard GIBBS.
Probate granted [26]th Apr 1793 to Michael OLDFIELD.

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1794

ADSETTS
MARSH
OSBISTON
SLATER
OSBISTON, John - of Haz(z)lewood i/t/p Duffield co. Derby, 2 May 1793.
to my loving wife Ales OSBISTON - all my real and personal estates... for life... (and) bringing up my children, and after her decease... what remains equally amongst all of them then living... she also to be executrix.
Witnesses: Will ADSETTS,   John SLATER,   Joseph MARSH...   and (signed) John OSBISTON.
Probate granted Derby 8 Apr 1794 to Alice OSBISTON. Estate not above £100.

Contact: Barbara Winder

 

1795

BUCKLEY
NEWTON
OLDFIELD
WILLIAMS
OLDFIELD, Robert - of Taddington, yeoman, 1 Oct 1794.
son Richard;   daughter Susannah;   wife (un-named);   Mr John WILLIAMS;   younger children William, George (executor), Michael, Thomas, Susannah (executrix), Elizabeth, Ann & Mary.
Witnesses: John NEWTON,   Mary BUCKLEY,   & Ellin BUCKLEY.
Probate at Bakewell 14 Jul 1795 to George OLDFIELD, & Susannah OLDFIELD.

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1795

COCKING
DICKENSON
FOWLER
HOLME
HOWE
OUTRAM
SOWTER
STARR
STENTON
OUTRAM, Ann, of Ordsall, co. Notts, widow, 15 Jun 1793.
son Thomas OUTRAM*,   Cottage in occupation of Joseph DICKENSON;   "Share in Canal Navigation from Chesterfield to the River of Trent";   daughter Ann HOWE wife of Simon HOWE and Sarah COCKING wife of John COCKING;   son John OUTRAM;   daughters Elizabeth STARR wife of John STARR and Mary SOWTER wife of Joseph SOWTER;   granddaughter Ann SOWTER (under 21).
Witnesses: M T FOWLER,   Jno. HOLME,   R STENTON.
Probate 11 Dec 1795; before Charles WYLDE surrogate  Effects not exceeding £98  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

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1797

ALSOP
KIRKLAND
OLIVER
OLLIVER
ORME
PRINCE
SHELDON
OLLIVER, George of Bonsall, Nr. Matlock, Derbyshire
son George OLLIVER,   daughter Mary wife of William PRINCE,   grand-daughter Catherine OLLIVER,   daughter Sarah* wife of George SHELDON,   son James OLIVER*. All at Bonsall
Witnesses: Wm. KIRKLAND Charles ALSOP Willm ORME.
Probate granted 1797 Derby. Richard BUCKERIDGE.

Contact: Rita Effnert

 

1800

BOOKER
BUCKERIDGE
COWPER
HARDY
OUTRAM
ROBINSON
WHITE
WILSON
OUTRAM, George, of Leam, parish of Eyam, 8 Jul 1793.
dowters Sarah, Mary {wife of John ROBINSON},   Elezebath, Ellin WILSON* wife of John WILSON, Ann &   Margrett {wife of Edward COWPER}.
Witnesses: John HARDY,   Wm BOOKER,   Thos WHITE. [George OUTRAM (his seal)]
Admin. granted Chesterfield 17 Apr 1800;  Richd BUCKERIDGE, Sur.
Estate not of the value of 5£

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1800

BOALER
BOWER
MARFLEET
OWTRAM
SCOTT
STACYE
WAKE
WILSON
WOMBELL
OWTRAM, William, of Worksop, co. Notts, Brazier, 20 Nov 1799.
his "Dwelling House situate and being in the Market Place",   Tenements in the occupation of John SCOTT and Nathaniel BOWER;   brother Francis OWTRAM*, of Rayton i/t/p Worksop, Farmer;   relation Isaac MARFLEET* of Somerton Castle, co. Lincs, Grazier [Ed: definitely Grazier, and not Brazier];   friend Isaac WILSON* of Worksop, Gentleman;   wife Rebecca OWTRAM " to carry on the trade of a Brazier";   400 pounds due to Mr. Joseph BOALER.
Witnesses: Thomas STACYE,   John WOMBELL,   Bernd. WAKE.
Probate 30 Apr 1800; before Charles WYLDE, Surrogate  Effects not exceeding £200  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

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1802

BARBER
FARDELL
HENFREY
HEURTLEY
JEPSON
MARSH
OWTRAM
PARKIN
TIMBERLAND
WILSON
OWTRAM, Alice, late of Worksop, Notts, but now of Rayton i/t/p Worksop, Spinster, 15 Aug 1801.
nephew Francis OWTRAM of Rayton, Farmer;   neice Mary, wife of Benjamin HENFREY;   niece Frances MARSH, widow and relict of Mr. John MARSH dec'd;   niece Mary BARBER, widow /daughter of late sister Elizabeth BELLAMY/;   nine children of nephew William OWTRAM late of Worksop, Brazier dec'd;   Eleanor, Sarah, Charles, Franis and Abel /five of the children of William HEURTLEY of Worksop, Yeoman, by late niece Ann, his dec'd wife/;   Rebecca OWTRAM, widow of late said nephew William;   sister Ann TIMBERLAND*, wife of Thomas TIMBERLAND of Lincoln.
Witnesses: Elizabeth PARKIN,   {?}J WILSON.
Ann TIMBERLAND appeared personally before George JEPSON Sur and John FARDELL, of the City of Lincoln, n.p. "in the House of Thomas TIMBERLAND, situate in the Bail of Lincoln".
Probate 25 Aug 1802  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

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1804

BENNIT
BINNEY
BINNY
BOWN
CECIL
HALL
HATTERSLEY
HILL
HOLLAND
MOREWOOD
OWTRAM
PARKER
PEARSON
WARD
OWTRAM, Edward, of Dronfied, Butcher, 1 Nov 1803. Died 15 Feb 1804.
wife Hannah OWTRAM, "all the household furniture and other effects which was her own property before her marriage with me as mentioned in a Deed or Covenant bearing date 10 Jun 1792";   daughter in law Martha OWTRAM,   son George OWTRAM, daughter Elizabeth OWTRAM;   daughter Sarah wife of Joseph BINNY;   granddaughter Ann daughter of Joseph BINNEY afores'd;   grandchildren William, Sarah, Edward and George OWTRAM,   sons and daughters of late son William OWTRAM (all under 22);   grandchildren Godfrey, Hannah, Ann, Mary, John and William BOWN,   sons and daughters of late daughter Martha BOWN (all under 22);   son Joseph OWTRAM,   daughter Nutty (Janet, apparently) wife of William MOREWOOD;   son Edward OWTRAM*,   houses situate at Dronfield Woodhouse in the possession of Robert BENNIT and Godfry WARD;   woods lately purchased, formerly property of Mr HOLLAND,   now in occupation of the Testator, Robert PEARSON,   Peter HALL,   John HILL and Robert HATTERSLEY;   lands purchased of Joseph CECIL Esqr.
Guardians & Trustees: nephew Edward OWTRAM of Grindleford Bridge and Thomas PARKER of Dronfield, Maltster.
Witnesses: Benjamin WARD, Samuel WARD, John WARD.
Probate Lichfield 21 Feb 1804; before Chas. BUCKENRIDGE Sur:  Estate under 600£.

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1805

BARKER
CHAPMAN
HILL
MOSLEY
OLDFIELD
THORNHILL
OLDFIELD, Thomas - of Tideswell co. Derby, miner, 11 Jun 1805. Died 1805.
my beloved wife Sarah OLDFIELD - all my Estates &c. if does not marry again... and if she does I cut her of with one shilling... and my son George OLDFIELD to re-enter my freehold Dwelling House, Barn adjoining, and Garden... otherwise to her use only... then son George to enter at her decease;   my daughter Jane THORNHILL - ten pounds to be paid one twelve months after my wife's decease by my son George OLDFIELD.
Sole Executrix: wife Sarah OLDFIELD. Thomas OLDFIELD (His Mark) with:
Witnesses: Adam BARKER,   Francis MOSLEY,   James HILL.
Probate: 18 Oct 1805 to Sarah OLDFIELD; before  Richard CHAPMAN, Surrogate. Estate under 100£.

Contact: Carolyn Pearce

 

1805

BOCKING
BRAMWELL
HAIGH
HALL
HANCOCK
HILL
MORTIN
OLDFIELD
REDFOCK
STAFFORD
SWANN
WARHURST
WILSON
YOUNG
OLDFIELD, George - of Tideswell, Yeoman, 29 Jul 1802.
children of Edward BOCKING of Tideswell & Martha his wife (both deceased);   children of John HALL of Castleton & Mary his wife (both deceased);   children of Robert STAFFORD of Tideswell & Hannah his wife (both deceased);   children of Thomas YOUNG of Foolow deceasd, & Elizabeth his wife;   Thomas STAFFORD one of the sons of the said Robert STAFFORD & Hannah;   George HALL son of the said John HALL & Mary;   Martha HAIGH one of the daughters of Edward BOCKING & Martha;   children of Higginbotham STAFFORD (deceased);   children of Mary HANCOCK deceased (daughter of Thomas YOUNG & Elizabeth);   Mary Ann STAFFORD widow of the said Higginbotham STAFFORD;   Ann STAFFORD, Elizabeth STAFFORD, Harriett STAFFORD, Charlotte STAFFORD & Mary Ann STAFFORD, children of the said Thomas STAFFORD;   children of Robert HALL of Tideswell & Alice his wife (both deceased);   children of James MORTIN of Tideswell & Eleanor his wife (both deceased);   children of Thomas MORTIN of Tideswell & Ann his wife (both deceased);   Thomas HALL, son of my nephew George HALL of London;   Elizabeth Oldfield SWANN, daughter of the said Thomas SWANN & Elizabeth his wife.
Executors & Trustees: Thomas SWANN of Fore Street, London, gentleman,   William HILL of Litton Moor, victualler,   & Robert BRAMWELL of Tideswell, joiner.
Witnesses: Margret WILSON,   James [REDFOCK],   & Richard WARHURST.
Probate granted at Bakewell 18 Oct 1805 to William HILL & Robert BRAMWELL.  Power reserved for Thomas SWANN.

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1805

BARKER
HILL
MOSLEY
OLDFIELD
THORNILL
OLDFIELD, Thomas - of Tideswell, Miner, 11 Jun 1805.
wife & executrix Sarah OLDFIELD;   son George OLDFIELD;   daughter Jane THORNILL.
Witnesses: [????] BARKER,   Francis MOSLEY,   & James HILL.
Probate granted at Bakewell 18 Oct 1805 to Sarah OLDFIELD.

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1806

HOBSON
OLIVER
PRINCE
WOOLLEY
OLIVER, Thomas of Bonsall, Nr. Matlock, Derbyshire
son William OLIVER,   wife Catherine OLIVER*,   Grandson Thomas OLIVER
Witnesses: Robt. HOBSON,   Thos. WOOLLEY,   William PRINCE.
Probate granted 15 Oct 1806 Uffton Hall. Cha. BUCKERIDGE.

Contact: Rita Effnert

 

1808

OLDFIELD
OLDFIELD, Edward - of Tideswell, Miner.
Probate granted at Bakewell 22 Apr 1808[8] to Jane OLFIELD his widow.
States that he died in Jul 1807.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1810

COCKER
GREAVES
MARSDEN
MAYNARD
NEEDHAM
OUTRAM
WYATT
OUTRAM, Robert, of Nether Padley, Parish of Hope, Yeoman, 1 Mar 1810. Died 7 Mar 1810.
wife Elizabeth OUTRAM, son Robert OUTRAM, son Edward OUTRAM*,   daughter Sarah wife of Benjamin WYATT;   son Thomas OUTRAM,   grandchildren Edmund, Elizabeth, Mary, John, and Francis COCKER,   sons and daughters of daughter Ann, late wife of John COCKER (under 21);   grandson Robert, son of Edward OUTRAM (under 21);   son William OUTRAM*,   landlord Anthony Lax MAYNARD Esquire;   landlord Bustard GREAVES Esquire.
Witnesses: H NEEDHAM,   Robert MARSDEN(X). [Robert (X) OUTRAM his mark and seal]
Proved at Bakewell 1810.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1810

OLDFIELD
OLDFIELD, Michael - of Taddington, stone mason.
granted to William OLDFIELD of Buxton, mason, son of the deceased, and states that Michael died a widower on 3 May 1810.
Probate at Bakewell 15 Jun 1810.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1811

OWTRAM
RAYNES
SIDDELL
WATTS
OWTRAM, Thomas, of Cartledge in the Liberty of Holmesfield, farmer, 29 Jul 1811.
wife Sarah OWTRAM*, "The Mare and foal, the Brown Mare, the Colt over the moors now at Pasture, the Cow call'd (Bingham), also the cow call'd (Pearson) the White Heifer (incalved) and Two Red Stirks";   landlord Mr. Godfrey WATTS;   daughters Ellan, Ruth and Ann OWTRAM;   son Thomas OWTRAM*.
Witnesses: James RAYNES,   Elizabeth SIDDELL.
Probate Chesterfield 17 Oct 1811; before Cha BUCKENRIDGE Surr:  Estate will not amount to 100£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1812

OSBISTON
WHITE
WINSON
OSBISTON, William - of Turnditch, i/t/p Duffield co. Derby, wheelwright, 15 Oct 1802.
to my beloved wife Alice OSBISTON the whole of all my personal estate &c. she also sole Executrix.
Witnesses: Robert WHITE, John WHITE, and William WINSON.
Note: The signature is strong and the will was made a decade before his death in May 1812.
Probate granted at Derby 13 Oct 1812 to Alice OSBESTON widow, as not  above £100 estate.

Contact: Barbara Winder

 

1813

OWTRAM
STOKES
TATTON
WALKER
OWTRAM, William, the Younger of Chesterfield, Gentleman, 8 Jun 1813.
estates at Walton i/t/p Chesterfield, and at Hardwick, Twitch Nook and Barracks i/t/p Ashover;   wife Anne OWTRAM*;   sister Grace OWTRAM.
Witnesses: Jonathan STOKES,   John WALKER,   Josh. TATTON.
Probate Chesterfield 14 Oct 1813  Estate will not amount to 300£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1814

BOWER
BROWN
CALTON
CLAY
HALL
OWTRAM
SUTTON
WALKER
WILSON
OWTRAM, Anne, of Chesterfield, widow of William OWTRAM the Younger, of the same place Gentleman deceased, 14 Nov 1813.
three sisters Elizabeth WILSON (wife of Joseph WILSON of Alfreton, Gentleman);   Thalia BOWER and Lucy BOWER;   estates at Hardwick and Twitch Nook;   "sum of One Thousand Pounds advanced and paid by my father to my said late Husband and myself for my Marriage Portion" father John BOWER* of Chesterfield, Gentleman;   William OWTRAM of Amber Lane i/t/p Ashover,   Gentleman (late Husband's father);   Joseph SUTTON, father's Clerk;   "a Gratuity for his faithful Services in the Management of the Affairs of my late Husband and myself during each of our illness";   friend Susanna BROWN (wife of Hugh BROWN of Cheadle, co. Staffs) " to purchase a Mourning Ring";   John Wilkinson CLAY* of Northwingfield Esquire.
Witnesses: George HALL, Clerk,   John WALKER,   Rich. CALTON.
Probate Chesterfield 20 Apr 1814; before Cha BUCKENRIDGE Surr:  Estate will not amount to 100£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1815

BANES
DICKEN
DUNN
FOULKES
OLDFIELD
ROBERTS
OLDFIELD, Elizabeth - of Taddington, widow, 20 Nov 1812.
son Richard OLDFIELD;   son William OLDFIELD;   son & executor George OLDFIELD;   son Michael OLDFIELD;   son Thomas OLDFIELD;   daughter & executrix Susannah ROBERTS;   daughter Elizabeth FOULKES;   daughter Ann DUNN;   daughter Mary DICKEN.
Witnesses: Hannah DICKEN,   & Ellin BANES.
Probate at Bakewell 14 Apr 1815 to George OLDFIELD of Taddington labourer,  & Susannah ROBERTS of Taddington, widow.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1815

BRADBURY
CHELMORDINE
HAYWARD
KIRK
MYCOCK
OLDFIELD
PICKERILL
TARRAND
THOMAS
WILSON
OLDFIELD, John - of Taddington in the parish of Bakewell, yeoman, 6 Sep ????
wife's relations, nephew & nieces Michael, Hannah, Ann & Temprance HAYWARD;   sister Elizabeth KIRK;   sister Mary CHELMORDINE;   nephew Peter Paul PICKERILL;   niece Margret WILSON (wife of William WILSON);   niece Sarah BRADBURY (wife of Joseph BRADBURY);   niece Elizabeth OLDFIELD - the main beneficiary and as yet unmarried, with instructions if she has no children [which may imply that she is the eldest of her (unmentioned) siblings] "…and if at her death she has no child born in wedlock [her inheritence] shall descend to the next heir, and to be enjoy'd by the first successive heir".
Executors: Sarah TARRAND (wife of John TARRAND of Bakewell),   & Lewis THOMAS of Sheffield,   & Rob TARRAND of Bakewell.
Further instructions to be buried between his un-named wife and his daughter Ann;   all widows and widowers in Taddington one shilling each, and if they attend his funeral "to have a cake also"!
Witnesses: Joseph MYCOCK,   John HAYWARD.
granted to Lewis THOMAS of Sheffield ironmonger, & Robert TARRAND of Bakewell grocer, with power reserved for Sarah TARRAND, wife of John TARRAND of Bakewell, grocer;  
Probate at Bakewell 13 Oct 1815 also states testator died 4 Sep 1815.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1815

ASKWITH
FRANKS
HATHER
HESTALL
OUTRAM
THWAITE
OUTRAM, Ann - late of Greetland i/t/p Halifax, spinster. (Ad)
to brother Benjamin OUTRAM the younger, of Greetland, Manufacturer;   her father, Benjamin OUTRAM of Elland, Gentleman, having first renounced,   appointing Mr. William ASKWITH in his stead;   with Isaac THWAITE, of the same place, Manufacturer;   John HESTALL of Thircoat in the same parish Gentleman.
Witnesses to Renunciation: Isaac THWAITE,   Jno. HATHER.
Sealed & Delivered: James FRANKS Surrogate.
Admin. Exchequer Court of York 27 Sep 1815  Estate not amounting to 200£  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1817

HATHER
MILNER
OUTRAM
THWAITE
OUTRAM, Benjamin - of Elland i/t/p Halifax, co. York, Gentleman, 9 Mar 1816
wife (unnamed), son Benjamin OUTRAM*, of Elland, Woollen Manufacturer.
Witnesses: Ralph MILNER,   Wm. THWAITE,   John HATHER.
Probate 9 May 1817; before James FRANKS Surrogate  Estate under 450£  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1820

ALLWOOD
BERRISFORD
HAYWOOD
MILNES
OUTRAM
OUTRAM, William, of Amber Lane i/t/p Ashover, yeoman, 10 Jun 1816.
wife Grace OUTRAM*;   son Samuel OUTRAM, daughter Hannah OUTRAM;   brother Thomas OUTRAM late of Holmsfield, yeoman, deceased;   children of daughter Grace HAYWOOD;   eldest son of said late brother.
Witnesses: Jno. MILNES,   John ALLWOOD,   Fanney BERRISFORD.
Mentions properties of Amber Lane Farm, Hardwicke Farm, Twitch Nook Farm and the Hall Moor Farm, plus the Slack Farm, the Slack Top Farm.
Probate Chesterfield 20 Apr 1820; before Cha BUCKENRIDGE Surr  Estate under 1,500£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1821

BOOTH
COCKER
GRUNDY
MASON
NEWTON
OUTRAM
SHARMON
WYATT
OUTRAM, William, of Stoney-Middleton, 29 Oct 1820.
friends Benjamin WYATT of Foolow and John COCKER of Eyam;   nephew George OUTRAM son of brother Edward OUTRAM,   brother Robert OUTRAM, brother Edward OUTRAM;   sister Sarah wife of Benjamin WYATT;   six nieces - Elizabeth BOOTH wife of George BOOTH of Stoney Middleton,   Sarah OUTRAM & Ann OUTRAM daughters of brother EDWARD Outram,   Harriott WYATT daughter of Benjamin WYATT,   Elizabeth COCKER and Mary COCKER daughters of John COCKER.
Witnesses: Horatio MASON(sg),   Joseph NEWTON(sg),   Thomas SHARMON(sg) [Wm OUTRAM (his seal)]
Proved at Chesterfield 26 Apr 1821; Before Samuel GRUNDY, Sur.  Estate not amounting to 1,000£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1823

DOE
FIELD
OUTRAM
WALTHEW
OUTRAM, Joseph - late of Bolsover, Farmer. Died 23 Jul 1823. (Ad)
Sworn before Rev. Thos FIELD, Sur. by widow Sarah OUTRAM, of Bolsover;   George OUTRAM of Butterley Iron works, Clerk and John DOE Gentleman.
Sealed & Delivered: Richd. WALTHEW.
Admin. Chesterfield 16 Oct 1823; before Thos. FIELD Sur.  Estate and Effects under 200£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1824

OUTRAM
OUTRAM, Joseph - of Alfreton.
Probate 6 Jun 1824. Sadly, I do not have any other details recorded.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1824

BOWES
HANSON
OUTRAM
SPAVIN
THWAITE
OUTRAM, Elizabeth - of Greetland i/t/p Halifax, co. York, widow, 24 May 1819. Died 13 Feb 1824.
son Benjamin OUTRAM* (of Greetland, Manufacturer) to have Birch Farm,   in the Manor of Laisthorp otherwise Laistrop i/t/p of Stonegrave otherwise Stangrave, co. York now in possession of Richard SPAVIN (and everything else).
Witnesses: Isaac THWAITE,   Horiath{?} HANSON,   John BOWES.
Probate 12 Aug 1824; before James FRANKS  Effects do not amount to 200£  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1826

AGARS
BLENKIN
BROOKS
CRANSWICK
DAVIS
HEY
HINCKLEY
IBBOTSON
JACKSON
JOHNSON
LAMBERT
LAMPLUGH
MERCER
MOON
OLDFIELD
OUTRAM
ROBINSON
ROBSON
SETTERINGTON
THOMPSON
WAITE
WOODCROFT
OUTRAM, Thomas - of Kilham, co. York, Esquire, 19 Feb 1823.
nephew Benjamin Fonseca OUTRAM, Doctor of Physic;   his sister Elizabeth DAVIS ("at present resident at Boston in America");   housekeeper Hannah otherwise Susannah MERCER;   her two children William MERCER and Mary Ann JOHNSON (late MERCER);   another child of hers Ann wife of Richard SETTERINGTON formerly of Kilham;   servant Johnson WOODCROFT*;   kinsman Benjamin OUTRAM* late of South Cave, but now of Kilham;   his daughter Sarah BROOKS;   friend John Beaver LAMBERT of Hull (and his 3 children);   George MOON of Hull (and his 3 children);   Ann wife of Thomas IBBOTSON* of Great Driffield, Clerk (and their 5 children);   William CRANSWICK of Kilham;   William HEY Esquire of Leeds (my Surgeon);   Francis JACKSON of Great Driffield (my Apothecary);   Michael ROBSON of Kilham, Joiner;   beguests of 100 pounds to "The Governors of the General Infirmary at Kingston-upon-Hull" and 50 pounds to "the poor and stranger's Friend Society in Kingston-upon-Hull";   relative Mary wife of William OLDFIELD (late Mary OUTRAM) of South Cave (daughter of kinsman Benjamin - bequest not to be used for husband's debts!);   rest & residue &c. "including my share in the Docks at Kingston upon Hull" to nephew Benjamin OUTRAM of Greetland near Leeds.
Witnesses: Thomas LAMPLUGH,   Francis THOMPSON,   John BLENKIN.
Codicil #1: 16 Dec 1823. Mentions Benjamin Fonseca, his sister Elizabeth DAVIS, and her children.
Witnesses: Charles ROBINSON,   Francis THOMPSON.
Codicil #2: 23 Jul 1824. grand niece Anne Outram HINCKLEY, daughter of late niece Anne the wife of David HINCKLEY, Esquire, of Boston in America.
Witnesses: Thomas LAMPLUGH,   Francis THOMPSON.
Codicil #3: 29 Oct 1824. housekeeper Mary WAITE.
Witnesses: Thomas LAMPLUGH,   Sarah AGARS.
Probate 13 Apr 1826  Original at the Borthwick Institute, York.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1826

BIGGIN
GREAVES
HARROD
HIDES
JOHNSON
LANCASTER
OUTRAM
SLACK
THORPE
TROTTER
WARD
WHOLLEY
OUTRAM, Edward - of Dronfield, Yeoman, 7 Aug 1826. Died In Aug 1826.
wife Alice OUTRAM, son Edward.
Trustees & Executors: Isaac BIGGIN* of Dronfield Woodhouse, Scythesmith;   Samuel WARD* of Dronfield and Thomas Torr HIDES* of Hallowes, parish of Dronfield farmer;   servant George HARROD,   son Godfrey Sykes OUTRAM, son Jonathan OUTRAM;   daughter Sarah, wife of Samuel THORPE;   daughter Hannah, wife of Nathanill TROTTER of Pilsley, farmer;   daughter Margaret, wife of Joseph LANCASTER of Dronfield, Sadler;   daughters Mary & Keturah (both under 21);   partition now pending with Mr GREAVES regarding sundry Estates.
Witnesses: Wm JOHNSON(sig),   Peter SLACK(sig),   Keturah WHOLLEY(X) [Ed 0 - OUTRAM (shakily signed)]
Proved at Chesterfield 12 Oct 1826  Estate under the value of 1,000£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1828

BAGSHAW
BROWN
CHEEK
FINNEGON
FRITH
MARCHINGTON
MERRILL
OLDFIELD
PAINE
SHELDON
OLDFIELD, James - of Tideswell, Yeoman, 11 Sep 1827.
Robert FRITH of Tideswell exec;   John MARCHINGTON of Tideswell;   William OLDFIELD of Tideswell;   W PAINE;   Robert BROWN of Manchester, druggist exec;   James Middleton FRITH of London;   Joseph MERRILL of Tideswell;   Thomas FINNEGON of Tideswell;   children of Mrs [Emerenhana] FRITH.
Witnesses: William BAGSHAW of Tideswell,   [C.H. CHEEK] of Wheston,   & [Wm SHELDON] of Tideswell.
Probate at Tideswell 18 Apr 1828 to Robert FRITH of Tideswell, farmer.

Contact: Mark Allen

 

1829

OUTRAM
REMMINGTON
SMITH
OUTRAM, Kitturah, late of Dronfield, spinster. (Ad)
"died Intestate without parent" brother Edward OUTRAM, of Dronfield, Grocer;   Thomas SMITH of the City of Lichfield, Writing Clerk.
Admin. Chesterfield 23 Apr 1829; before E S REMMINGTON, Surr.  Estate and Effects under 600£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1833

BAGSHAW
OUTRAM
WILKS
OUTRAM, David, late of Grindleford Bridge i/t/p Eyam, Farmer. Died 23 Jun 1833.
widow Sarah OUTRAM of Grindleford Bridge;   John WILKS of Thorp Salvin, West Riding, co. York,   Wood Agent to the Duke of Leeds;   Robert OUTRAM of Grindleford Bridge, Quarryman.
Admin. 5 Sep 1833; before Edwd. Benjn. BAGSHAW, Commissioner  Estate under 200£.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1835

ALLESBROOK
HANSON
MASSEY
ORME
WADKIN
WOOD
WRIGHT
ORME, Thomas - of Marston upon Dove co. Derbys, farmer, 22 May 1828.
Beneficiaries: son Thomas ORME, wife Ann ORME, son William ORME, daughter Sarah ORME.
Executors: son Thomas ORME,   friend John ORME, yeoman of Fauld, Staffs.
Tenants: Richard HANSON[?] (of property in Tutbury, Staffs);   John ALLESBROOK[?] (of property in Scropton, Derbys);   William ORME (of property in Forest or Chase of Needwood, Staffs);   Philip ORME (of property in Forest or Chase of Needwood, Staffs);   Thomas WADKIN[?] (of property in Forest or Chase of Needwood, Staffs)
Witnesses: Willm. WOOD,   Edwd. WRIGHT,   Josh. MASSEY.
Proved 21 Aug 1835 - PCC. PRO Ref: PROB 11/1851.

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1846

ALLSOP
BIRCUMSHAW
BIRKHAMSHAW
OSBISTON
RIDE
OSBISTON, John - of Cowhouse Lane i/t/p Duffield co. Derby, wheelwright, 9 Jun 1846.
to my sister Lydia BIRCUMSHAW (who now resides with me) - £150, paid to her out of my personal estate... ? months from my decease (also) for her lifetime the M? garden and premises in Cowhouse Lane in the occupation of John RIDE (son of my late uncle Thomas RIDE).
Sole Executor: the said John RIDE - he to have all the rest subject to the said legacy, and lifetime interest.
Witnesses: William ALLSOP,   Harry BIRKHAMSHAW...   (with) John OSBISTON his mark.
Probate granted Derby 13 Oct 1846 to John RIDE. Estate not greater than £200.

Contact: Barbara Winder

 

1855

KEELEY
KEETLEY
NORTON
OSBISTON
OSBISTON, Samuel - of Derby, co. Derby, gentleman, 21 Apr 1853.
to Harriet KEETLEY (wife of Jonathan Warren KEETLEY of Derby gentleman) - a legacy of £5 as soon as conveniently may be after my decease;   the said Jonathan Warren KEETLEY and my son-in-law Josiah NORTON to have the use of my real estate &c. equally.
Sole Executor: said Jonathan Warren KEETLEY.
Witnesses: Emily KEETLEY,   G. Taylor KEELEY of Derby gentleman...   and (signed) Samuel OSBISTON.
Probate granted at Derby 16 Oct 1855 to Jonathan Warren KEETLEY.  Estate less than £20.

Contact: Barbara Winder

 

1867

BILL
BOWYER
COPE
GADSBY
OAKDEN
PRINCE
WAIN
OAKDEN, Robert - of Marston Montgomery, co.Derby, farmer, 29 Sep 1862. Died 5 Nov 1866.
Benefactors: wife Elizabeth OAKDEN (nee WAIN);   sons Roger OAKDEN and John OAKDEN;   daughters Mary Ann COPE (nee OAKDEN),   Elizabeth BOWYER (nee OAKDEN),   daughters Sarah OAKDEN (and her two children),   and Catherine BILL (nee OAKDEN).
Witnesses: William PRINCE;   Robert Harper GADSBY.
Executors: Elizabeth OAKDEN, Roger OAKDEN, John OAKDEN.
Proved at Derby on 29 Apr 1867 by the oath of John OAKDEN.
Copy was obtained from the Derbyshire Record Office at Matlock.

Contact: Janet Booth

 

1877

ORME
ORME, William - of Scropton co. Derbys. Died 2 Jan 1875. (Ad)
Admon. granted to Elizabeth ORME, widow and relict.
Sureties: Thomas ORME the Elder, farmer of Scropton, Derbys;   Thomas ORME the Younger, farmer of Hoon, Derbys.
Intestate document issued 16 Jun 1877 at District Registry attached  to Her Majesty's Court of Probate, Derby.

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1882

ARCHER
BOWIN
DREWRY
ETHERINGTON
GILBERT
HODGKINSON
NEWBOROUGH
ORME
ORME, Thomas - of Scropton co. Derbys, 27 Apr 1876.
Beneficiaries: son Thomas ORME;   [daughter in law] Elizabeth ORME (widow of late son William ORME deceased);   sister Sarah ORME (wife of George ORME of Newborough, Staffs, farmers);   daughter Sarah Ann GILBERT (wife of Thomas GILBERT).
Executors: son Thomas ORME;   son in law Thomas GILBERT, banker's clerk of Wolverhampton, Staffs;   William HODGKINSON, farmer of Tutbury, Staffs.
Tenants: Robert ETHERINGTON (of property in Tutbury, Staffs);   William ARCHER (of property in Scropton, Derbys);   Mrs Elizabeth BOWIN (of property in Scropton, Derbys)
Witnesses: Fred J. DREWRY, solicitor;   Richard H. NEWBOROUGH, solicitor's clerk
Proved 19 Dec 1882 (presumably at Derby, available from Probate  division of Family Court)

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1893

OUTRAM
OUTRAM, John - of Wardlow, Bakewell, Derbys, farmer. Died 17 May 1893.
to Sarah Melland OUTRAM.
Probate Calendar 1893.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1894

OUTRAM
OUTRAM, Martha - of Purdy House Farm, Shipley, Derbys. Died 2 Jan 1894.
wife of John OUTRAM. [No known connection to the submitter.]
Probate Calendar 1894.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1895

OUTRAM
OUTRAM, Joe - of Grindleford. Died 12 Dec 1894.
Other details not noted, but were sufficient to identify as Joe who kept "The Red Lion" and "Commercial" Inns.
Probate Calendar 1895.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1897

ARCHER
DREWRY
GILBERT
NEWBOLD
ORME
PEWFOLD
ORME, Thomas - of Hoon, Staffs (now co. Derbys), farmer, 27 Sep 1877.
Beneficiaries: wife Sabina Ann ORME;   his children or their surviving issue.
Executors: Thomas GILBERT, banker's clerk of Wolverhampton, Staffs;   William Joseph ARCHER, farmer of Hoon, Derbys.
Witnesses: W. J. DREWRY, solicitor of Burton-on-Trent, Staffs;   Jno NEWBOLD, solicitor's clerk.
Codicil to above will: 17 Apr 1897. Executors changed to sons Thomas ORME, Frederick William ORME, and John ORME.
Witnesses: Jno PEWFOLD, solicitor's clerk of Burton-on-Trent;   Agnes ORME of 41 Leopold St, Derby.
Proved with Codicil on 27 Aug 1897 at Derby.

Contact: Paul Jones

 

1899

BOOTH
BOWRING
OUTRAM
OUTRAM, Thomas, of Grindleford Bridge, 22 Sep 1889.
daughter Jane;   sons Joe OUTRAM* and Tom OUTRAM*.
Witnesses: Charles J W BOOTH, Solicitor, Sheffield;   Roger BOWRING, Grindleford Bridge.
Probate Derby 19 Sep 1899 to Tom OUTRAM, surviving Executor.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1909

OUTRAM
OUTRAM, Jane - of Kirk Villas, Cowley Bar. Died 15 Aug 1909.
wife of William OUTRAM. Also mentions Henry OUTRAM, railway servant.
Probate Calendar 1909.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1910

OUTRAM
OUTRAM, Robert - of Wardlow Mires, farm labourer. Died 5 Mar 1910.
Probate Calendar 1910.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1912

OUTRAM
OUTRAM, Henry - of 91 Norfork St, Sheffield. Died 11 Jul 1912.
Also mentions widow Sarah OUTRAM;   Herbert OUTRAM, retired estate agent;   and Edward Henry Shaw OUTRAM, carriage proprietor.
Probate Calendar 1912.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1916

BARBER
BEDFORD
ESAM
OUTRAM
PENTELOW
WAINWRIGHT
OUTRAM, Sarah Melland, of Grindleford Bridge, widow, 24 Aug 1907.
Trustees & Executors: William Burnett ESAM and Jonathan BARBER, both of Sheffield, Solicitors. niece Laura Mower PENTELOW,   daughter of sister Maria Dorothea WAINWRIGHT.
Witnesses: Wm. J BEDFORD, Pied Croft, Ranmoor, Sheffield;   Tom OUTRAM, Grindleford Bridge.
Probate granted at Derby 8 Nov 1916.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1925

BRADBURY
BROCKLEHURST
GREEN
OUTRAM
TRUEMAN
TURNER
OUTRAM, George, of Flora Cottage Grindleford, Game Keeper, 27 Jun 1922.
son Maurice OUTRAM,   grandson George GREEN,   wife Mary OUTRAM,   daughters Margaret and Mary Ashton OUTRAM;  ,   "desire that I shall be buried at Grindleford and that my remains shall be taken on a dray to the churchyard and that there shall be no carriages".
Executors: Percy Joseph TURNER* Esq of "Edgemount" Grindleford and George BRADBURY* Esq of "The Cedars" Brocco Bank, Sheffield.
Witnesses: Albert BROCKLEHURST of Froggatt, Quarryman;   R{?} TRUEMAN of Stoke, Grindleford, Clerk.
Probate granted 30 Sep 1925.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1926

BAMBER
OXLEY
OXLEY, John Raynor - of 36 Loscoe Rd Heanor, retired grocer, 15 Jan 1926.
leaves all to his wife Flora, and if deceased to his daugher Margaret Aleda OXLEY.
Trustees & Executors: John Frederick BAMBER, of Derby Rd Heanor and wife Flora OXLEY.
Witnesses: W. R. BAMBER, of Mansfield Rd Heanor & Thos. BAMBER, of Derby Rd Heanor.
Probate at Derby 14 Jun 1926 to John Frederick BAMBER and Flora OXLEY.
Known to have been living at Marlpool Heanor, and a coalminer.

Contact: Carol Standish

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