Derbyshire Wills

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

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

Abbreviations which may be used on this page are:-

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

 

1396

BERDE
BRADBURY
KYNDRE
MELLER
STAFFORD
de STAFFORD, William - senior of Mellor.
Beneficiaries: to son Nicholas and his lawful heirs all his lands,   tenements with their appurtenances within the bounds of Mellor;   in default of legitimate issue to brother Thomas;   in default of legitimate issue to sister Alice;   in default of legitimate issue to sister Margaret;   in the event of no legitimate issue the land and tenements with appurtenances should revert and remain to the aforesaid William de STAFFORD and his rightful heirs forever.
Witnesses: Richarde de BERDE,   Robert de MELLER,   Thomas de KYNDRE,   Richard de BRADBURY, and others.
Charter given at Mellor 21 Aug 1396.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1556

ARMEFELD
BELEY
BRADLEY
COTERELL
FYDLER
MELLOR
STAFFORD
STAFFORD, John, of the Clyffe, 11 June 1555.
Beneficiaries: to wife Jane STAFFORD*,   a third part of all my goods "qwycke and deed";   and the other two parts divided equally between my children hereafter named William, Rabart, John, George, Rauff, Otwell, Thomas, Grace, Alys,   Jane and Esabell.
Executors: Jane my wife, son Lawrence STAFFORD,   and brother in law Nycholas FYDLER the parson of Tacsall.
Witnessess: Rauff BRADLEY,   Humfrey STAFFORD of the Shae,   Renold BELEY.
Supervisor: my brother Wyllyam STAFFORD charged "to be good unto my wyff and chyldren as my feathfull trust is in hym".
Appraisers of Inventory: Humfrey STAFFORD,   Thomas ARMEFELD,   Thomas COTERELL,   and John MELLOR;   total £32-1s-8d.
Debts owed by him: Mayster Wyllyam STAFFORD, Willam STAFFORD the yonger and Lawrence STAFFORD*, S{ir} Edward;   total £16-1s-4d
Probate granted 15 Apr 1556.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1557

ALEN
BAKER
FYLDEFEND
HARRYSON
STAFFORD
WYLCOCKSON
STAFFORD, Roland, of Eyam, co. Derby, 18 Oct 1556. To be buried in the Parish Church at Eyam.
late brother Humfrey STAFFORD & his late wife Luce,   his five daughters, Ales, Gartered, Anne, Katryn and Dorytye (under 16);   executors Otewell ALEN*, George BLACKWALL*, and John FITZHERBERT*;   Robert WYLCOCKSON of the Grange,   (had been given a house etc in Youlgrave by brother Humphrey),   servant John HARRYSON.
Witnesses: Sir Wm. BAKER, clarke, Parson of Eyam;   Sr. Wm. FYLDEFEND, Clark, Vicar of Tyddeswell;   and John HARRYSON.
Proved 16 Jan 1556/7 at Lichfield.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1558

STAFFORD
STAFFORD, John.
Executor: (brother) Lawrence STAFFORD.
Missing will recorded in the Lichfield Brief Act Book.  Entry dated 16 Sep 1558.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1560

BARLOWE
BLACKWALL
CHATTESWORTH
DAM
DUNNE
HARRYSON
HARYSON
MARSHALL
MERELL
MOSLYE
MOSSLYE
MYLNES
NEDHAM
ROLAND
SAVAGE
SNAPE
STAFFORD
SYWARD
TURNER
WADE
WOODRUFF
WOODRUFFE
WYLKOCSON
WYLSON
STAFFORD, Anne, widow, 5 Jun 1560. To be buried in the Parish Church of Eyam.
"certain Debts for which John HARRYSON is bound to the Executors of my son Rowland STAFFORD,   which my son dyd owe to the children of Raffe BLACKWALL". "To John SAVAGE my son a yoke of my best oxen". To Alice STAFFORD, my daughter, my mare;   other children Gertrude, Anne and Katheryne.
Legatees: John HARYSON,   Nycholas WOODRUFF and his wife,   Sir John NEDHAM,   John SYWARD,   Robert and Katherine MARSHALL,   Elizabeth MARSHALL and her daughter,   William MERELL (Meverell),   Christopher and Joan BARLOWE,   Raffe CHATTESWORTH,   John WADE,   Joan TURNER.
Other servants: Roger DUNNE,   Edmond and John DAM,   and Humphry WOODRUFFE;   her "redde petycotte" to the wife of Humphrey MERELL.
Supervisors: Thomas SAVAGE and Robert EYAR eyther of them foure markes.
Witnesses: John NEDHAM, curate,   William ROLAND,   Thos. MOSLYE,   Philip ROLAND,   and John MYLNES.
Debts owing: To the executors of Raffe BLACKWALL;   Thos MOSSLYE.
Debts owed: "Imprimis my Lord of Scroresburye for hay..." John WYLKOCSON and Nycholas WYLSON. Admon. to Richard SNAPE Rector of Morton for the use of Alice, Gertrude,   Anne, and Catherine, daughters and heiresses of Humphry STAFFORD.
Proved at Lichfield 31 Aug 1560.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1565

LEWES
SEINTLOWE
STLOWE
SEINTLOWE, Sir William, of Chatesworthe, knight. 1 Mar 1563/4.
wife Dame Elisabethe STLOWE*,   [No witnesses.].
Elisabeth St Low was better known as Bess of Hardwick.
Proved at London 30 Jul 1565 by John LEWES, notary public,  proctor for the executrix, with administration of goods.
PRO Ref: PROB 11/48 (Morrison), q. 24, with sentence

Contact: Derbyshire Wills proved in the PCC 1393-1578

 

1571

BEARD
BRADBURY
GOODEER
RADCLIFFE
RATCLYFFE
REDYCHE
RUMFOLD
SNAPPES
STAFFORD
TOWYTH
WORTH
STAFFORD, Wylliam, of the Bottoms, 3 Jan 1568/9.
Beneficiaries: daughter Margret, John SNAPPES wife;   wife Isabell STAFFORD;   cousin Lawrence STAFFORD*;   Jane GOODEER the wife of Lawrence GOODEER;   and cousin Wyllam STAFFORD.
Executors: Lawrence STAFFORD and Raphe REDYCHE.
Witnesses: Mr WORTH,   Mr Robert RATCLYFFE,   Mr BEARD and Raffe BRADBURY.
Appraisers of Inventory: Raffe BRADBURY,   Robert RUMFOLD,   Wylliam TOWYTH? and John RADCLIFFE;   total £50-4s-7d.
Probate granted 25 Apr 1571.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1573

BADELY
BLOWMILEY
BRAMHALL
CHATTERTON
CLAYTON
GEE
HEGINBOTHAM
HOLLINGWORTH
ROBINSON
ROBOTHOM
SHUTTLEWORTH
SMITH
STAFFORD
STOPPARD
WALKLATE
WHARMBY
WILKINSON
WILLIAMSON
WODE
STAFFORD, Robert - Mellor (Ref 11-192)
wife Jane STAFFORD;   brothers in law John ROBOTHOM 6 ch'n and Robert ROBOTHOM prop;   nephew Thomas SHUTTLEWORTH;   leasees Robert CHATTERTON and Lawrence SMITH;   Margery BLOWMILEY (old lady);   Jess ROBINSON Denton 6 ch'n;   Ellen WHARMBY wife/sister to John;   Jane WHARMBY dau of James.
Not known: William GEE,   Nicholas ROBINSON,   James WHARMBY,   Richard WILLIAMSON.
Supervisors: William BADELY,   John HOLLINGWORTH (left property).
Debtors: Geoffrey BRAMHALL,   Edmund CLAYTON,   John ROBOTHOM son of Thomas,   Thomas ROBOTHOM father of John,   George STOPPARD,   Margaret WALKLATE.
Owed money: William WILKINSON,   wife of Robert WODE.
Witnesses: George HEGINBOTHAM,   John ROBINSON (left property),   Reginald ROBOTHOM (left property).
Appraisers: Thomas SMITH,   William SMITH.
Probate 1573/3.

Contact: Cliff Rowbotham

 

1573

BLOWMILEY
BROWMALL
CHATERTON
CLEYTON
EDE
HEYGINBOTHOM
HOLLINWORTH
HOLLYNWORTH
RADCLYFF
ROBENSON
ROBENSONE
ROBOTHOM
SHOWTILWORTH
SMYTH
STAFFORD
STOPPARD
WALKLAT
WHARMBY
WILKYNSON
WODE
STAFFORD, Robart, of the Horsepole in Mellore, husbandman, 5 Mar 1572/3.
Beneficiaries: to his wife Jone* the house and ground taken by lease of his master and landlord Mr RADCLYFF;   and the ground leased from Lawrence SMYTH and Robert CHATERTON;   John HOLLINWORTH;   brother in law Robert ROBOTHOM*;   Renold ROBOTHOM;   John ROBENSON;   Thomas SHOWTILWORTH his sister's son;   Jone WHARMBY the daughter of James WHARMBY;   Elleyn WHARMBY the wife of James WHARMBY;   the wife and two children of Robert WODE;   the wife of John ROBOTHOM;   Robert CHATERTON;   brother in law John ROBOTHOM;   the two youngest children of the said John ROBENSON;   old Margery BLOWMILEY;   the six children of Raff ROBENSONE of Denton;   and Nicholus ROBENSON.
Debts paid: unto Willyam EDE 6s-8d / for Richard WILKYNSON "as I will answere before God for the same".
Supervisors: my master Mr Willyam RADCLYFF,   John HOLLINWORTH.
Witnesses: John ROBENSON,   Renold ROBOTHOM,   George HEYGINBOTHOM with others.
Debts owed by him: Willyam WILKYNSON and Robert WODE;   total 15s-10d.
Debts owed to him: Geffrey BROWMALL,   Edmund CLEYTON,   Margaret WALKLAT,   George STOPPARD,   John ROBOTHOM son of Thomas ROBOTHOM;   total 7s-7d.
Appraisers of Inventory: John HOLLYNWORTH,   Thomas SMYTH, Willyam SMYTH,   John ROBENSON, 27 April 1573;   total £10-4s-4d.
Probate granted 17 Sep 1573.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1582

BRADLEYE
CLAYTONNE
COTRELL
COTTRELL
GODDARD
GODDART
HEGENBOTHAME
HIBBART
HORROCKS
PLATTES
RADCLIFFE
RADCLYFFE
ROBINSONNE
ROBOTHAME
ROWBOTHAME
STAFFORD
STAFFORDE
THYBONNE
WARD
WOOD
WOODDE
WOODE
YEAVELEY
STAFFORDE, Willyam, of Mellor, parish of Glossop, 14 Jun 1581.
Beneficiaries: a boy he brought up called Robert STAFFORD,   alias THYBONNE;   brother Lawrence STAFFORD;   son in law Thomas GODDART;   wife Alys STAFFORD*.
Debts owed by him: Edward ROBINSONNE* Clerk,   Reignold HIBBART of Marpull,   Agnes HEGENBOTHAME of Marpull widow,   Elizabeth HORROCKS,   Jane WARD,   Raphe BRADLEYE,   John COTRELL,   Martynne YEAVELEY;   total £5-0s-8d.
Debts owed to him: old Edmound ROWBOTHAME,   (his son) young Edmound ROBOTHAME,   Bartholomewe WOODDE of Ludworth,   Edmund CLAYTONNE of the Strindes,   Thurstonne PLATTES gentleman;   total £1-3s-4d.
Overseers: (brother) Lawrence STAFFORD,   Mr Willyam RADCLIFFE.
Witnesses: Robert RADCLIFFE,   George WOODE,   Thomas GODDARD, and William RADCLIFFE with others.
Appraisers of Inventory: Robert COTTRELL,   John RADCLYFFE, Willyam RADCLYFFE,   Raphe WOOD and others, 21 Jun 1581;   total £13-10s-0d.
Probate granted 9 May 1582.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1588

FOLIAMBE
GREAVES
HOLME
LEGGE
METHAM
STEVENSON
THORPE
TREETON
VESSEY
WATSON
STEVENSON, Richard - of Ounston, in the co. of Derby, 14 May 1577.
Beneficiaries: Poor of Dronfield "half a hundred of herrings, and as much bread as could be made from a "strike" of good wheat";   sons Edmund and Christopher STEVENSON;   daughter Margery HOLME wife of Christopher HOLME;   daughter Alice wife of John TREETON;   daughter Joan wife of Robert THORPE;   daughter Jane wife of William GREAVES;   daughter Elizabeth wife of William VESSEY;   brother John STEVENSON, clerk;   Agnes TREETON daughter of John TREETON;   Elizabeth HOLME the daughter of Christopher HOLME.
Land and property: "tan yard and leather yard";   "Mansion House wherein I now dwell";   "a messuage lying in the parish of Brampton lately purchased of Roger FOLIAMBE" Witnesses;   John METHAM,   Rowland WATSON,   Richard STEVENSON,   and Robert LEGGE with others.
Probate granted 28 Jan 1588.

Contact: Russell Smith

 

1588

ARMEFELD
BORE
BOUTH
BOWER
BREARLEY
BREDBURYE
BREDLYE
CLETON
CLETTON
DOWLEY
HEWARD
JACSON
SHETTELWORT
SHETTLEWORT
SMYTH
STAFFORD
SWYNDELS
WALKET
STAFFORD, Randle, of the Bearhaught, parish of Glossop, 20 Nov 1587.
Beneficiaries: wife Elline, and son Thomas STAFFORD* (sole executor).
Witnesses: Raphe ARMEFELD,   Jhon BOUTH,   and Jhon BOWER with others.
Debts owed by him: Raphe WALKET,   Jhon BOUTH,   Georg SHETTELWORT,   Godfrey Herod {HEWARD?},   Anthonye STAFFORD,   Raphe BREDLYE,   William SMYTH,   Jhon BOUTH,   Thomas SHETTLEWORT, servant mayd,   Jhon BOUTH,   Edward DOWLEY,   Randle STAFFORD,   Jhon SWYNDELS,   Ottiwell CLETTON,   Thomas STAFFORD, and Francis BREARLEY;   total £24-0s-7d.
Appraisers of Inventory: Edmund CLETON,   Omfre BREDBURYE,   William JACSON,   Jhon BORE, and Jhon BOWER with others, 1 Feb 1587;   total £41-17s-0d.
Probate granted 4 Jun 1588.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1594

ARMEFIELD
BALGIE
BROWNE
CHARLTON
DUNCALFE
DUNRALF
HYDE
JACKSON
NEEDHAM
RAWLINSON
RIDGWAY
RIDGWAYE
ROWBOTHAM
STAFFORD
WALKER
WOOD
YEARDLEY
STAFFORD, Lawrence, of Bothoms also Bothoms Hall i/t/p Glossop, gentleman,
Beneficiaries: estate to wife Elizabeth STAFFORD*;   after her decease to 2nd son Robert STAFFORD and his heirs should he marry Anne ROWBOTHAM of Stirrop, co. Derby;   then for default of issue to 3rd son Raphe STAFFORD,   4th son George STAFFORD, eldest son William STAFFORD [etc];   for default of issue to Laurence STAFFORD then Thomas STAFFORD and their heirs, sons of his brother (unnamed);  
Lesser bequests: to Isabell RIDGWAY daughter of William RIDGWAY;   Sibell DUNRALF;   son in law George CHARLTON yeoman, his wife and seven children;   everyone of my servants;   son in law BALGIE's children to whom he was grandfather;   sister Alice WALKER of Taxall;   daughter Anne RAWLINSON;   grand daughter Alice DUNCALFE;   Laurence DUNCALFE,   son of William DUNCALFE his son in law;   grandsons Thomas DUNCALFE and William DUNCALFE;   and daughter Elizabeth two hundred marks.
Supervisors: sons in law Thomas BALGIE gentleman,   and George CHARLTON, yeoman.
Witnesses: John HYDE,   Anthony BROWNE,   William JACKSON, and John RIDGWAYE.
Debts owed by him: Ottiwell WOOD,   Thomas YEARDLEY;   total £13-3s-4d.
Debts owed to him: Mr George NEEDHAM,   the wife of Christopher ARMEFIELD,   Mr John HYDE;   total £60-6s-10d
Probate granted to Elizabeth STAFFORD, widow, 16 Oct 1594 in Canterbury.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1603

BURGESSE
CLAYTON
HEWARD
HYDE
SHERTE
STAFFORD
STAFFORD, Anthonye, of Shawe, yeoman, parish of Glossop, Aug 1603.
Beneficiaries: younger son John STAFFORD;   eldest son John STAFFORD*;   grandsons Anthonye STAFFORD;   Henrie STAFFORD;   Thomas HEWARD and Henrie HEWARD;   Ellen STAFFORD and Marie STAFFORD, daughters of son John STAFFORD;   Margrett HEWARD, daughter to son in law Henri HEWARD;   wife Alice STAFFORD*.
Witnesses: William CLAYTON of Strayndes, gentleman;   Raphe HYDE of Haigh, yeoman;   and Robert HYDE with others.
Debts owed to him: James BURGESSE of Buttley, and John SHERTE of Disley.
Appraisers of Inventory: John SHERTE of Dysley, co. Chester, gentleman;   William CLAYTON of Strayndes, and Rauffe HYDE of Haigh, 8 Sep 1603.
Probate granted 29 Oct 1603.
Parts of this Will are missing and other parts difficult to read due to severe damage

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1605

BEELEY
BORDMAN
BRIERLEY
CHATTERTON
GODDARD
HAMELTON
HEGINBOTHAM
HIBBARD
HIGHAM
JACKSON
ROWBOTHAM
SMITH
STAFFORD
STONES
WILD
WOOD
STONES, John - Lillibank (Ref 12-14)
brother William STONES*;   god daughter Elizabeth JACKSON;   Elizabeth BEELEY wife of William;   Alice CHATTERTON sister to Gilbert;   Lawrence CHATTERTON's widow mentioned;   Dorothy JACKSON wife of Thomas Jack;   Ellen JACKSON sister to John Stone;   John ROWBOTHAM father of Robert Row;   Robert ROWBOTHAM {of} Stirrop son of John;   Isabel STONES dau of William Stone;   Robert STONES* son of William;   William STONES son of William;   Edmund WILD's wife mentioned.
Not known: Ellen BRIERLEY,   Elizabeth CHATTERTON,   Gilbert CHATTERTON,   Elizabeth WOOD,   Grace WOOD.
Overseers: Thomas BEELEY (no info),   Thomas JACKSON.
Debtors: William BORDMAN,   William GODDARD,   John HAMELTON,   John HEGINBOTHAM Limehouse,   William HEGINBOTHAM,   Nicholas HIBBARD,   John HIGHAM.
Witnesses: Thomas GODDARD,   William HEGINBOTHAM,   George SMITH.
Appraisers: William GODDARD,   William HEGINBOTHAM,   Edward ROWBOTHAM,   John STAFFORD.
Probate 1605/2.

Contact: Cliff Rowbotham

 

1605

ASHTON
BATEMAN
CARTER
COLSON
DOUGLAS
FFELDUS
HILL
NORTHE
SLEIGH
SLEIGHE
SWETMAN
SLEIGH, James, Late of Haddon co. Derby Yeoman, 20 Oct 1605.
father Hugh SLEIGH, brother Richard, brother John;   cottage in Hartington in the tenure of {the said John} and Edward DOUGLAS als BATEMAN;   brother Tho: SLEIGH, brother Ralph, two sisters Grace and Elizabethe,   nephew John SLEIGH servant to my father;   nephew Hugh SLEIGHE now apprentice in London;   nephew Robert SLEIGH of Derby Towne, cosen Hugh SLEIGH of Hartington;   Richard SLEIGH of Mydleton;   cosen Grace, Ellin SWETMAN, and Katherine, sisters to said Richarde and Hugh SLEIGH;   cosen Thomas SLEIGH, Haddon,   frende Thomas HILL of Nottingham, Vintner;   neice Cicely SLEIGH,   cosen Thomas ASHTON Habberdasher and his wife;   Thomas NORTHE of Bakewell;   brother Jervas* SLEIGH.
Witnesses: Edwarde CARTER Scrivener,   Henry FFELDUS,   Thomas COLSON.
Probate London 24 Dec 1605.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1607

ANTLEY
BIRKBECK
CLARKE
COOPER
HOWSEDEN
NEEDHAM
REDFEARNE
SITWELL
WALKER
SITWELL, George - of Eckington, co. Derby, yeoman, 12 Apr 1607.
Beneficiaries: Mr BIRKBECK, preacher;   godson William WALKER son of Edward WALKER of Derby;   servant Nicholas COOPER;   Thomas REDFEARNE;   brother-in-law John HOWSEDEN;   his son John HOWSEDEN;   Henry WALKER of Derby;   son George SITWELL*,   wife Mary SITWELL*.
Supervisors: Thomas CLARKE of Chesterfield, and William WALKER of Derby.
Witnesses: Thomas CLARKE,   Henry WALKER,   Edward NEEDHAM,   Thomas REDFEARNE (x),   Henry Henry ANTLEY (x).
Probate granted 5 May 1607.

Contact: Russell Smith

 

1617

BENNETT
BOWDEN
DOWNES
FERNLEY
HYDE
KINDER
RIDGE
ROWBOTHAM
SMITH
SMITH, Thomas - Hayfield (Ref 11-92)
wife Katherine SMITH;   son Robert SMITH of Chinley Head;   grandson John SMITH;   nephew Thomas SMITH;   house owner John KINDER;   house owner Robert RIDGE;   leased land from Thomas BOWDEN;   Thomas SMITH son of Sandhill.
Overseer: William ROWBOTHAM of Sandhill.
Witnesses: Thomas BENNETT,   Godfrey BOWDEN,   Ralph FERNLEY.
Appraisers: Edward DOWNES,   Ralph HYDE.
Probate 1617/1.

Contact: Cliff Rowbotham

 

1621

STAFFORD
STAFFORD, Tristram of Botham Hall, gentleman, parish of Glossop. (Ad)
Admin. 23 Dec 1621 recognised the wardship of his only son Thomas STAFFORD.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1623

BOOTH
BRAYE
BRIGHT
CARTLEDGE
CHARLESWORTH
COUP
COUPER
HARRISON
KELLSHAW
KERSHAW
MASTEN
MASTER
RAWSTON
SAUNDER
SHELDON
SKINNER
SKINNR
STRINGEFELLOWE
TALBOTT
THORNILEYE
WILSON
SKINNER als THORNILEYE, George - of Eyam, co. Derbie, husbandman, 28 Dec 1622.
my brother John SKINNR - two shillings;   Ann SKINNER wife of the said John SKINNR - two shillings;   to Ellen SKINNR and Lucie SKINNR (his daughters) - two shillings {each};   to Henry STRINGEFELLOWE of Chesterfeild - two shillings;   to Margery COUP [of Che/crossed out] wife of Thomas COUPER of Sheffield - two shillings;   my wife Margrett SKINNR - the rest &c, also sole executrix.
Overseer: my welbeloved frend Thomas BRAYE of Eyam gent.
Witnesses: Tho: BRAYE and John CARTLEDGE.
Debts due unto him: Mr Rowland HARRISON of hassop (and for Timber);   John BOOTH of great Longsden;   George MASTEN of Eyam;   George RAWSTON of Eyam;   Michaell SAUNDER of Eyam;   Ralph CHARLESWORTH;   Adam KELLSHAW & Margrett KELSHAW [rrl: may be a variant of KERSHAW?]. All due until him is xj£ vijs.
Debts owed: to Stephen BRIGHT of Carbrooke gentn. - v£ vijs.
Inventory by: Thomas BRAYE gent;   John SHELDON [his marke) and George [W] WILSON (his marke), 6 Jan 1622/3.
Probate before Mr. Robt TALBOTT R'tor de Eyam;  Ro. MASTER.

 

1624

CLEYTON
STAFFORD
STAFFORD, William of Bothams, Derby. (Ad)
to son William STAFFORD before Ralph CLEYTON curate of Buxton, 5 Dec 1624.
Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1629

ANDREWE
COWPER
SHELDON
SKIDMORE
WILLSONE
WILSON
WOFFINDELL
SKIDMORE, Arthur - of Eyam, miner. (Ad)
Inventory by: John SHELDON [his mke];   Thomas WILSON;   Thomas [T] COWPER [his mke], 15 Jul 1629.
Debts: £8-8-0. Itm Thomas WILLSONE / £01-10-00;   Itm John ANDREWE / £00-13-00;   "the whole Som": £230-06-04.
"Fiat" mentions Anne SKIDMORE (relict),   "tuico" of "liberi" (children) Thome, Elleune et Marie SKIDMORE;   and a Simon SKIDMORE, de Eyam, myner (no relationship stated).
Sworn by: Anne SKIDMORE;  Jo: WOFFINDELL, Chesterfield 22 Jul 1629.

 

1633

BOMFORD
BRIGHT
BUTLER
CANDIE
HUDSON
MARTYN
MEARE
MOWER
NEWBOULD
SKARGELL
WEBSTER
WILLIAMSON
YELLETT
YORKE
SKARGELL, Robert - of Hallfields in the parish of Dronfield, yeoman. (Ad)
to Dionitia SKARGELL of Totley,   Warren SKARGELL of Whirlow (in the Co. of Yorkshire) &   Raphe MARTYN, 2 Dec 1633.
Inventory by: George NEWBOULD,   Warren SKARGELL,   John YORKE, yeoman,   Raphe MARTYN, &   William MOWER;   Total: £643 2s 10d.
Debts owed by: Alexander HUDSON,   John BOMFORD,   Robert MEARE,   Francis WEBSTER,   Edward BUTLER,   John CANDIE,   William WILLIAMSON,   James YELLETT &   Godfrey BRIGHT.
Estate included cottage & lands at Strawberry Lee.

Contact: Russell Smith

 

1637

SITWELL
STONES
SITWELL, Robert - of Eckington, yeoman, 29 Apr 1633.
Beneficiaries: Alice "now my wife...all my land in Eckington with all houses & buildings now in the occupation of me";   Margaret STONES daughter of my daughter Mary;   son-in-law Robert STONES.
Witnesses: names erased
Proved 26 Jan 1637 by wife.

Contact: Russell Smith

 

1639-42

BOWER
GREAMES
MANSELL
NEWBOLD
SOMERSALL
WEBSTER
SOMERSALL, Richard - citizen and merchantaylor.
brother Godfrey SOMERSALL;   sister Ann GREAMES;   brother Jn SOMERSALL* of Whittington, co Derby yeo.
Overseers: countrymen Peter WEBSTER clothworker &   Leonard BOWER, citizens.
Witnesses: Wlm NEWBOLD &   Nichls MANSELL.
Proved in the Commissary Court of London 7 Jan 1638/9-3 Jan 1642/3:  Vol 28, f438. LDS film #094110.

Contact: Leslie Mahler

 

1640

BORE
HARRISON
HYDE
RADCLIFFE
STAFFORD
STAFFORD, Robert, of Beardhough, husbandman, 3 Sep 1639. Buried 6 Dec 1639, at Mellor.
Beneficiaries: Margerit STAFFORD;   Alis while alive STAFFORD;   Raph HYDE;   Edward BORE;   Robert HARRISON;   brother John STAFFORD;   and nephew John STAFFORD* "the younger".
Appraisers of Inventory: William RADCLIFFE and Raphe HYDE, 20 Jun 1639;   total £15-17-0.
Probate granted 11 Mar 1639/40.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1641

BALL
BARKER
HAE
HARISON
LINLEY
MADEN
MIRFIN
SITWELL
WARDE
WOODHEADE
SITWELL, Robert - of Killamarsh, Co. Derby, yeoman, 8 Mar 1640.
Beneficiaries: wife Elizabeth SITWELL* - moeity of goods & chattles, one third part of land & "the balled younge mare";   eldest daughter Rosamund WOODHEADE (wife of Edmund WOODHEADE) - 20s.;   her husband to have "my bookes & writing equipment pertaining to lawe";   second daughter Millicent HAE (wife of William HAE) - 20s;   her husband to have £3 6s. 8d;   grandchild John BALL als SITWELL - £13 6s. 8d;   Robert MIRFIN & Anne MIRFIN ("my eldest daughter Millicent her children") - £5 apiece;   other grandchildren - 2s. apiece;   poor people of Killamarsh - 40s.;   servants Thomas BARKER,   Johane MADEN &   George WARDE - 5s. each;   son-in-law William LINLEY;   kinsman Christopher HARISON*.
Supervisors & Witnesses: kinsman George WARDE,   Robert MIRFIN,   Thomas BARKER &   Edmund WOODHEADE.
Proved 1641 by executors named therein.

Contact: Russell Smith

 

1649

STAFFORD
STAFFORD, Thomas, Bothamos (Bothams Farm, Parish of Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire) (Ad)
to Dorothy STAFFORD Relict, 14 Apr 1649.
Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1659

BRETT
BROOK
DARBYSHIRE
DRAPER
ELLIS
GILBERT
GREAVES
HARPER
HARPUR
HASLAND
HILL
HORNE
JAMES
KEYE
MANSFIELD
MUCKLOWE
PLATTS
POTTER
RADFORD
SACHEVERALL
SACHEVERELL
SHINWELL
SMITH
TAYLOR
THACKER
WEBSTER
SACHEVERELL, Jacinth - of Morley co. Derby Esquire, 19 Dec 1655.
to the now eldest sonne of Thomas SACHEVERALL of Balls Coate neare Banbury co. Oxford gentleman - all that my Mann'R or Lordshipp of Stoake, and all other my Lands and Tenements in Stoak aforesaid which I lately purchased of the right hono'ble Charles Lord MANSFIELD.
Other estate to: ch'n of my brother in Law William MUCKLOWE Esquire;   my wife Elizabeth SACHEVERALL;   William SACHEVERALL sonne of Henry SACHEVERALL of Burton co. Nottingham Esquire[1].
To the poor of the parish of Morley one hundred pounds.
Other Bequests: my brothers in law Mr Richard HARPER and Mr George HARPUR[2];   my nephew Mr Ffrances THACKER;   my cosin Mr Robert DRAPER and his wife;   my godsonne Mr HARPER (one of my said brother George HARPERs children), my godsonne Mr John GILBERT, and Mr John HORNE - 20s. a peece to buy them Rings withall;   my cosen Mr John HARPUR parson of Morley - £20;   my neece Katherine (wife of Henry BRETT of Brailsford gentleman) and my cozen Mr PLATTS - each £10;   unto Mr William DARBYSHIRE and to John TAYLOR,   and to my servants John ELLIS,   Samsen [or Simon] POTTER,   Edward JAMES,   James HASLAND and Thomas WEBSTER - "to every one of them Tenn pounds";   the "Maidservants" as shalbe in my service at the tyme of my death" get a mere £5, but then so do - my godsonne Mr William KEYE and Thomas GREAVES alias SMITH of Derby Baker.
Executors: my brother in law William MUCKLOWE and Richard BROOK of S??? - to each of them ffifty [50] pounds.
Wife Elizabeth to purchase land to provide an income (rent) of £30 a year to provide "a fitt and convenient house on Morley Moore or other such place" for "six poore aged lame or impotent men".
Witnesses: Thurstan RADFORD,   John HILL,   Thomas SHINWELLs widow her marke
Proved Wednesday[3] 13 Jul 1659[4]. PRO Ref: PROB 11/337.
Notes: [1] Not Burton, Staffs.
[2] Testator mar Eliz. d. Rici HARPUR, mil. of Littleover, co. Derby. She d.1650 according to Visitation of Notts, 1662 but this cannot be correct! She was however d. when Jacinth's Will was proved, as Wm. MUCKLOWE was directed to make Inventory & poss. her PCC Will, 3 Feb 1659.
[3] The Will was proved during the Commonwealth period and the Fiat refers to "The Keepers of the Library of England by authority of Parliament".
[4] Testator matric. St John's Oxford 1594 a.17; High Sheriff Derbys 1622; d. 22 Jan 1656 aged 79 MI Morley (q.v. Visitation of Notts, 1662).

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1661

SADDLER
SADLER
SADDLER, Edward - of Castle Bromwich, 22 Jan 1660/1.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1662

STREETE
WOODWARD
STREETE, William - of Belper Lane End in the county of Derby, 10 Sep 1658.
Mentions: wife Ellen, son William, dau Elizabeth, son Thomas, son Robert, dau Anne, son Anthony, dau Mary, son Henry.
Witnesses: George WOODWARD and John [?]
Proved Feb 1661/2 Lichfield.

Contact: Tony Bennett

 

1662

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Allestry, 14 Feb 1661/2.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1663

SADLER
SADLER, Sarah - of Shusloke, 10 Apr 1663.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1666

HARRIS
SHAW
SHAW, Thomas - of St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London, citizen and barbersurgeon.
Anne daughter of sister Eleanor wife of Thomas HARRIS of Compton [Ashbourne] co. Derby baker;   wife Sarah {SHAW}*.
Proved in the Commissary Court of London 1666: Vol 33, f151.

Contact: Leslie Mahler

 

1666

SADLER
SADLER, Mary - of Scropton, 10 May 1666.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1666

SADLER
SADLER, Richard - of Coleshill, 29 Jun 1666.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1667

CHEETHAM
CLEE
HESTON
RENSHAW
ROUELL
SHORT
TARRAT
TOPHAM
SHORT alias TOPHAM, Matthew - of Green Hillane, Alfreton, 28 Feb 1666/7.
Beneficiaries: wife Mary, 5 children of whom 3 are named (daughter Mary,   eldest son Matthew, second son William), Ann ?RENSHAW.
Executors: wife Mary and sons Matthew and William.
Signed: by the mark of Matthew TOPHAM alias SHORT.
Witness-signatures: Joseph TOPHAM, mark of John TOPHAM alias SHORT.
Inventory: taken on 2 Mar 1666/7 by Godfrey CHEETHAM,   James TARRAT,   mark of Edward ROUELL,   Henery CLEE,   John ?HESTON.

Contact: George Hewitt FBA

 

1667

ADEN
CLEE
HARRIS
SHORT
STERLAND
TOPHAM
SHORT alias TOPHAM, John - of Pentridge, 10 Mar 1666/7.
Beneficiaries: wife Ann, son Matthew, son John.
Executrix: wife Ann.
Supervisors: W[illia]m HARRIS,   Hennery CLEE.
Witnesses: Will[iam] HARRIS,   Hen[ry] CLEE,   Joseph TOPHAM.
Signed: John TOPHAM alias SHORT [NB the reverse order in which the surnames are given]
Inventory: taken 21 Mar 1666/7, totalling £74 16s 6d, by Hen. CLEE,   John ADEN,   Matthew TOPHAM,   Geo[rge] STERLAND.

Contact: George Hewitt FBA

 

1668

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Whitchurch, 13 Nov 1668. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1671

BRIDDES
CHAPMAN
COLIER
COLLIER
EASTWOOD
HAYDAM
HIBERTH
KNIFTON
STEPHENSON
STEVENSON
TAYLOR
STEVENSON, Richard - of Corbar, husbandman, 12 Apr 1671.
Beneficiaries: nephew John STEVENSON;   Alexander HIBERTH, Thomas HIBERTH;   William HAYDAM (?) of Midelton;   George KNIFTON, Francis KNIFTON;   brother Alexander STEVENSON's children;   brother Thomas's three daughters Ann, Mary and Elen;   Margaret the daughter of Edman STEVENSON;   brother Robert STEVENSON's two daughters;   nephew George STEPHENSON;   John COLIER's two daughters;   Ann the daughter of Roger TAYLOR;   brother in law William EASTWOOD, John EASTWOOD's two children;   Joseph BRIDDES [BRIGGS/BRIDGES, of Langwith] three children;   wife Ann STEVENSON* [née EASTWOOD].
Witnesses: John COLLIER(sg),   James EASTWOOD(sg and scribe).
Appraisers: Humfry CHAPMAN,   John COLLIER,   Roger TAYLOR [of Upper Haddon],   James EASTWOOD, 9 May 1671. Value £130 0s 2d.
Proved at Bakewell Jun 1671.

 

1671

ATTKIN
BOOTH
COOPE
COWLEY
GREAVES
HARRIS
HEATHCOTE
INCE
MARYLES
MUNKES
STANIFORD
STANIFORTH
TOMPSON
TRIPPETT
WATER
STANIFORD or STANIFORTH, William - of Sloadlane i/t/p Eckington co. Derby, shearsmith, 5 Jun 1671 [23 Chas II]
to son Thomas STANIFORD - messuage barnes & buildings and 12 acres of land &c. called Lewitt farme in Killamarshe co. Derby … lately bought of Robert COWLEY of Renishaw & one meadow called Plank Meadow in Killamarshe … lately bought of John HARRIS of Killamarshe (est. 4 acres);   to eldest son William STANIFORD - one cottage & barne & one acre … to the same adjoineing &c. in Killamarshe … lately bought of Charles MUNKES & Richard INCE "for & in full of his childs ryte & portion";   to my daughter Elizabeth now wife of Nathaniel GREAVES - 12d.;   to my daughter Judith now wife of Henry BOOTH - 12d.;   to Mary, Judith, & Thomas BOOTH (children of said Henry BOOTH & Judith his wife) - £10 equally when of full age or marryed … payed to my brother Robert STANIFORD by my Executrix within one yeare;   to my foure daughters Sara, Martha, Mary & Dorothy - £60 at 21 or marryed.
Sole Executrix: my now wife Dorothy - she to have all the rest &c.   Signed William STANIFORTH or STANIFORD, with:
Witnesses: John STANIFORD,   Burrows TRIPPETT,   Leonard COWLEY.
Inventory by: John STANIFORTH, Robert STANIFORTH,   Francis MARYLES ?,   Francis ATTKIN, 27 Jun 1671. Total: £81-10s, one Bond due from William WATER £10, one Bond due from George TOMPSON £14.
Debts oweing: by the Testator £11.
Probate granted at Chesterfield 4 Oct 1671 to ? Radulphus (Ralph) HEATHCOTE;  before Johan COOPE surrogate.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1673

ATKIN
ATKYN
BIGGEN
BOOTH
BURLEIGH
BURLEY
COOPE
COWLEY
DANE
GREAVES
GREGORY
LITTLETON
MARSH
MARTEN
MONKE
OATES
ROTHERAM
SHIRT
STAINFORTH
STANYFORTH
WALMISLEY
WIGSALL
STANYFORTH or STAINFORTH, Dorothy - of Sload Lane i/t/p Eckington co. Derby, widdow, 12 Oct 1672.
"after the Legacies ment'ned in the Will of William STAINFORTH my late husband deceased are satisfied & paid" to Mary & Dorothy my youngest daughters - £100 payable unto me from Mr. John WIGSALL of Renishaw "and for the Security of wch. I have certaine lands morgaged to me … being part of the portion which was left unto them by … their late father deceased, and purchased with the same money";   to my daughters Elizabeth GREAVES,   Judith BOOTH,   & Martha GREGORY - £60 (three score) equally divided;   to my daughter Sara BIGGEN - £20 "if she lives a yeare after my decease";   to son Thomas STAINFORTH - "all the Tooles & Utensills of or belonging to the Smithy & alsoe all the Geare & Utensills of or belonging to the Husbandry or Tillage of ground and alsoe the Bed (and) Bedding wherein he doth usually lie, and the younger Bay Mare";   to daughter Mary - all my mortgage of lands in Killamarsh of Francis ATKIN and all lands in Killamarsh of Nicholas ATKYN for the satisfaction of the remaining part left unto her by her father;   to my daughter Dorothy - lands Tenemts. &c. wch. Thomas BOOTH of Ridgway Lane i/t/p Eckington co. Derby Bendwareman hath by his Last Will … devised… and for the pformance of wch … he hath entered into a bond unto me … of the penalty of £80 beareing date 25 Jul 1671.
Full Executors: daughters Mary and Dorothy - the rest & residue &c.
Supervisors: John STAINFORTH &   Christopher BURLEY - "whom I give tenn shillings a peice". Dorothy STAINFORTH her marke, with:
Witnesses: John STAINFORTH,   & Richard MARSH.
Another Declaration: 8 Nov 1672. my son Thomas STAINFORTH shall enjoy the use & benefitt of the farme wherein I now live … paying the Rents &   pforming the Covenants for same unto Mr. WIGSALL my Landlord provided that "he suffer my two daughters Mary & Dorothy & their heires to enjoy the £100 upon the Mortgage from Mr. WIGSALL wch. in right & conscience they ought to doe for the moneys that purchased the same was their moneys and left them by their late father deceased although the Mortgage … was in my name yet in trust for them & their use";   to my sonne in law Willm. STAINFORTH - 5s., and forgive him 40s. he owes me.   Signed Dorothy STAINFORTH her mark with:
Witnesses: John STAINFORTH,   John STAINFORTH Ju.,   Thomas STAINFORTH,   George OATES,   John DANE.   This is a true Coppy from the Originall.   Signed Simon MARTEN n.p.
Another Document: John STAINFORTH yeoman of Liche-field co. Derby kinsman of Dorothy agrees to Administer the Estate of Dorothy before Walter LITTLETON,   Richard COWLEY of Renishaw also mentioned.
Witnesses: Wm. WALMISLEY,   John STAINFORTH (marke),   Richard COWLEY.
Inventory by: Robert STAINFORTH,   Mathew MONKE,   Robert SHIRT,   Gilbt. ROTHERAM, 30 Jan 1672. Total: £71-1s-7d. (a copy)
Probate granted at Chesterfield 10 Apr 1673 to John STAINFORTH (Mary &  Dorothy in their minority); before Johan COOPE Surrogate.
Christopher BURLEIGH of Sheffield shearesmith also mentioned.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1674

SADLER
SADLER, Henry - of Marston Culey, 16 May 1674.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1674

AXON
BAGSHAWE
BOULTON
RIDGWAY
STAFFORD
STAFFORD, Henry, of Longhurst Lane, Mellor, yeoman, parish of Glossop, 20 Dec 1673. Buried 28 Apr 1674, at Disley.
Beneficiaries: wife Ellen*, and loving nephew Anthony STAFFORD* of the Shaw, gentleman.
Witnesses: Ellen AXON, and Tristram STAFFORD.
Appraisers of Inventory: Tristram RIDGWAY, James RIDGWAY,   Thomas BOULTON, and Robert BAGSHAWE, 11 May 1674;   total £37-1-0.
Probate granted 26 May 1674.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1674

SADLER
SADLER, Thomas - of Minworth, 4 Jun 1674.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1676

SADLER
SADLER, Christopher - of Castle Bromwich, 5 May 1676.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1678

SADLER
SADLER, Francis - of Erdington, 16 Jul 1678. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1681

ALSOPP
BOUTH
BOWMAN
BRIGHT
CLARK
COWLEY
FRETCHWELL
GLOSSOP
GOODLADE
HOBSON
KENT
OULTON
ROGER
SAVADGE
STEVEN
TOPHAM
STEVEN alias GLOSSOP, Peter - of Staveley, 1681 (Ad)
Creditors: Sir Peter FRETCHWELL,   Henry COWLEY,   {William} KENT,   John CLARK,   Anthony BRIGHT,   Thomas ALSOPP,   Thomas OULTON,   Mr Robert TOPHAM parson,   John {GOODLADE},   George SAVADGE,   Thomas HOBSON,   John BOUTH,   Margaret BOWMAN,   Richard BOUTH,   Henry ROGER.
Admin. granted to Margaret STEVEN relict.

Contact: Trevor Glossop

 

1682

BAMFORD
BEELEY
HIGGENBOTHOM
OLERENSHAW
PICKERING
RIDGWAY
ROGET
STAFFORD
WAGSTAFFE
STAFFORD, Rachel, of the Strindes, spinster, parish of Glossop. Buried in linen 17 Apr 1682, at Mellor.
Beneficiaries: £30 legacy yearly to clothe the poor of Mellor and to be administered by kinsmen (nephew) Mr Thomas STAFFORD,   Mr Anthony STAFFORD*, and John STAFFORD within Mellor;   children of late brother Robert STAFFORD;   sister Jane;   Mr HIGGENBOTHOM;   godchild Christian STAFFORD;   godchild Sarah OLERENSHAW;   old cousin Anne STAFFORD of the Shaw;   Grace ROGET and brother Mr Thomas STAFFORD £20 to pay his debts.
Executor: cousin Anthony STAFFORD of the Strynds.
Witnesses: Henry BEELEY, Regnould BEELEY,   William BAMFORD,   Samuel PICKERING curate of Mellor, and Robert WAGSTAFFE.
Appraisers of Inventory: James RIDGWAY, and John STAFFORD, 21 Apr 1682;   total £224-0-0.
Probate granted to Anthony STAFFORD, 3 Oct 1682.
Parts of this will are badly damaged and difficult to read.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1683

SADLER
SADLER, Edward - of Castle Bromwich, 11 Jan 1682/3.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1684

BAGSHAWE
CHEATOME
CHEETHAM
DUHURST
DUNCALFE
EYRE
HYBBERT
HYDE
JACSON
PICKERING
RIGET
SHUTTLEWORTHE
STAFFORD
STONES
WOOD
STAFFORD, Thomas, of Mellor, 13 Apr 1684. Buried 18 Apr 1684, at Mellor.
Beneficiary: (sister in law) Christian STAFFORD* of Bottomes hall in Mellor.
Bequests: the following were to be given six pence to carry him to his grave, and they were instructed that they were not to drink at the house or the church: Samuel of the Mill, Thomas SHUTTLEWORTHE,   Will JACSON,   John DUNCALFE,   Humphrey EYRE,   Otwell WOOD,   little Gilbert, John STONES,   Thomas HYBBERT of the Laine Head "and if some will not be had you may get whom you can." He desired that only Christian STAFFORD,   Mr CHEATOME and those that carried him be present at his burial.
Witnesses: Grace RIGET,   Ottwell WOOD, and Samuel PICKERING curate of Mellor.
Debts owed: DUHURST the shoemaker;   Robert BAGSHAWE, a book called Hyrachy of the Church;   Ham HYDE;   Henery STAFFORD (of Catstone Tenement);   Mary at Mellor and her son Gilbert;   Mr John STAFFORD of the Shaw.
Appraisers of Inventory: by Mr Anthony STAFFORD,   James CHEETHAM, and Robert BAGSHAWE, 19 April 1684;   total £18-4-0.
Probate granted 26 Apr 1684.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1684

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Worfield, 21 Oct 1684.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1685

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Shustock, 7 Apr 1685.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1686

SADLER
SADLER, Edward - of Castle Bromwich, 24 Mar 1685/6.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1686

BARBER
BOWDEN
CHEETHAM
COTTRELL
HADFIELD
HYDE
POTT
RIDGWAY
STAFFORD
WARRINGTON
STAFFORD, Anthony, of Stryndes and the Shawe, 6 Dec 1682. Buried 19 Jul 1686, at Disley.
Beneficiaries: loving wife Ann STAFFORD;   John POTT;   Peter HYDE;   Robert COTTRELL;   Mary BOWDEN;   Mady HADFIELD;   and only son John STAFFORD*.
Witnesses: Mary BARBER, and Peter HYDE.
Appraisers of Inventory: James CHEETHAM,   Nicholas WARRINGTON,   James RIDGWAY Senior, and James RIDGWAY Junior, 28 Aug 1686;   total £563-4-0.
Probate granted 22 Sep 1686.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1688

SADLER
SADLER, Henry - of Coleshill, 5 Jul 1688. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1688

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Whitchurch, 24 Jul 1688. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1688

SADLER
SADLER, Sarah - of Castle Bromwich, 25 Oct 1688.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1689

BAGSHAWE
BLYTH
CHEATHAM
JACKSON
LEGH
NEWTON
ROBINSON
SHUTTLEWORTH
STAFFORD
STAVELEY
TAYLOR
WALKELATE
WALKLATE
STAFFORD, Mde Christian, relict of Mr Tristram STAFFORD, late of Bottoms Hall i/t/p Glossop, 1 Mar 1688. Buried 13 Mar 1688, at Mellor.
Beneficiaries: son (Thomas) STAFFORD*;   daughter Barbara STAVELEY;   Thomas SHUTTLEWORTH;   Mary TAYLOR of Ludworth;   daughter Hesky (Elizabeth);   her cousin, wife of BAGSHAWE of Bakewell;   her cousin LEGH of Park Hall;   William WALKLATE of Milne Bank Topp;   George NEWTON;   and Mystris BLYTH of Disley.
Executor: Christian charged her Executor and Residual Legatee son (Thomas) STAFFORD to take out of the estate an annual stipend for the poor of Mellor,   and that she be buried within the Chancel rails in the Chapel of Mellor.
Witnesses: Ellin JACKSON,   James CHEATHAM,   William WALKELATE,   John STAFFORD, and Thomas ROBINSON.
Appraisers of Inventory: Edward LEGH,   John STAFFORD, and Thomas SHUTTLEWORTH, 19 Mar 1688;   total £179-18s-0d.
Probate granted 4 Oct 1689.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1690

SADLER
SADLER, Ellen - of Aston Birmingham, 20 Sep 1690.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1696

ALSOP
BARKER
BRIDGES
BROMEHEAD
BROMEHEADE
COLLIER
EASTWOOD
FFROGATT
HEATHCOTT
MELLOR
NEWBOULD
NICHOLS
STANLEY
STEPHENSON
TAYLOR
STEPHENSON, Anne - of Bubnell, widow, 16 Apr 1695 and describing herself as very aged.
Beneficiaries: sister Hellen BARKER of Langueth and her four children, Hellen BARKER,   Sarah BRIDGES [BRIGGS], Joseph BRIDGES [BRIGGS] and James BRIDGES [BRIGGS];   brother William EASTWOOD and his sons William EASTWOOD and John EASTWOOD and his daughter Anne the wife of Henry ALSOP;   sister Alice TAYLOR and her daughter Anne MELLOR;   brother in law John COLLIER* of Bubnell;   his daughters Margret {COLLIER} and Mary the wife of Edward HEATHCOTT;   John EASTWOOD the son of late brother John EASTWOOD.
Witnesses: John BROMEHEAD(sg),   Nathaniell NEWBOULD(sg),   John STANLEY(sg and scribe).
Appraisers: Robte BROMEHEADE(sg),   Joseph NICHOLS(sg),   Richard FFROGATT(sg), 28 Nov 1695. Value £32 15s 8d.
Proved 1695/6.

 

1696

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Castle Bromwich, 22 Apr 1696.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1697

SADLER
SADLER, Thomas - of Aston Birmingham, 13 Oct 1697.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1698

EASTWOOD
JOHNSON
SMITH
STEVENS
TOMLINSON
WHILERIGHT
SMITH, John - of Baslow, webster, 4 Jan 1693/4.
Beneficiaries: niece Grace TOMLINSON,   nephew John SMITH,   Ann STEVENS, Grace STEVENS and Mary STEVENS (the daughters of my sister Grace STEVENS),   Robert SMITH, William SMITH and Ruth SMITH (the children of my brother Robert SMITH,   wife Mary SMITH (also Executrix). Mark and seal of John SMITH with:
Witnesses: Catherin WHILERIGHT (mark),   James EASTWOOD [sg],   Alexander JOHNSON [sg].
Proved 1698.

 

1698

SADLER
SADLER, Grace - of Birmingham, 14 Jun 1698. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1699

SADLER
SADLER, Mary - of Fillongley, 5 May 1699. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1699

SADLEIR
SADLER
SADLEIR, Anthony - of Arley, 29 Aug 1699.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1699

SADLER
SADLER, Richard - of Castle Bromwich, 12 Dec 1699. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1700

BOWDEN
GEE
RIDGWAY
STAFFORD
TWYFORD
WAGSTAFF
STAFFORD, John, of Stryndes, parish of Glossop. Died intestate. Buried 24 Jul 1700, at Disley. (Ad)
Will drawn up on oath by his widow and relict Priscilla STAFFORD,   21 Aug 1700, leaving the estate of Stryndes and Shaw in her charge.
Will signed by: Priscilla STAFFORD,   John GEE, and Edward TWYFORD in the presence of Robert WAGSTAFF,   and Anthony STAFFORD.
Oath signed by: Priscilla STAFFORD.
Appraisers of Inventory: Samuel BOWDEN,   Anthony BOWDEN, and James RIDGWAY, Aug 1700;   total £475-18-0.
Admin. to Priscilla STAFFORD of Stryndes, 21 Aug 1700.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1701

SADLER
SADLER, Richard - of Shustoke, 23 Apr 1701.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1703

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Fillongley, 25 Sep 1703.
Content was read in 2003.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1703

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Whitacre Superior, 13 Oct 1703.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1704

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Quarndon, 6 Oct 1704.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1705

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Worfield, 28 Sep 1705.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1706

HIBBERT
OUSTENCROFT
STAFFORD
STAFFORD, Priscilla, of Stryndes, widow and relict of John STAFFORD, late of Stryndes in the parish of Glossop, gentleman. Buried 21 Mar 1704, at Disley. (Ad)
request signed by (son) Anthony STAFFORD.
Appraisers of Inventory: Randulph HIBBERT, and Mathew OUSTENCROFT, 1 Oct 1705;   total £34-10-0.
Admin. to Anthony STAFFORD of Stryndes, 10 Apr 1706.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1706

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Castle Bromwich, 9 Oct 1706.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1709

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Coleshill, 14 Oct 1709. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1709

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Worfield, 24 Oct 1709.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1710

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Whitchurch, 19 Apr 1710.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1710

SADLER
SADLER, Mary - of Shustoke, 8 Nov 1710.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1711

BENNETT
GODDARD
KINDER
STAFFORD
WARRINGTON
STAFFORD, John, of Birdhough, 10 Sep 1711.
Beneficiaries: loving mother Ann STAFFORD*, uncle Robert STAFFORD,   aunt Margret KINDER &   cousin John STAFFORD.
Witnesses: Francis WARRINGTON,   Joseph GODDARD &   John BENNETT.
Probate granted to Ann STAFFORD, 2 Oct 1711.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1712

SADLER
SADLER, Samuel - of Shustoke, 16 Apr 1712.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1712

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Shustoke, 16 Apr 1712.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1712

SADLER
SADLER, Edward - of Castle Bromwich, 8 Oct 1712.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1713

SADLER
SADLER, Isabella - of Quarndon, 16 Oct 1713. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1713

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Worfield, 16 Oct 1713.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1714

SADLER
SADLER, Robert - of Anstey, 1 May 1714.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1714

SADLER
SADLER, Mary - of Tamworth, 27 Oct 1714. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1715

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Derby, 16 Sep 1715.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1716

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Derby, 6 Apr 1716. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1716

BARBAR
FURNIS
HUSBAND
MILLNES
RIDER
SORESBY
SORESBY, James, late of ffoolow, mynor. (Ad)
to widow & relict Mary SORESBY,   Math: FURNIS, of ffoolow, yeoman,   & Mich: BARBAR of Eyam, husbandman.
Sealed & Delivered: Ric RIDER, n.p.
Appraisers of Inventory: Wm MILLNES Senr of Grinlow,   & Math FURNIS of ffoolow, 9 Aug 1715;   Total 36-3-0.
Admin. Chesterfield 7 Oct 1716, Joh: HUSBAND, Sur.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1717

DROUGH
STAFFORD
VENABLES
STAFFORD, Thomas, late of Presbury in the county of Cheshire. (Ad)
requested by Isabella STAFFORD of Presbury,   relict and widow of Thomas STAFFORD, 3 Oct 1717.
Appraisers of Inventory: John DROUGH and Thomas VENABLES, 13 Aug 1717;   total £124-4-0.
Admin. to Isabella STAFFORD at Chester, 3 Oct 1717.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1718

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Wombourne, 15 May 1718.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1720

SADLER
SADLER, Samuel - of Duffield, 20 Sep 1720.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1720

SADLER
SADLER, Thomas - of Boughton, 20 Sep 1720. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1721

SADLER
SADLER, Mary - of Fillongley, 10 Jan 1720/1. (Ad)
Content was read in 2003.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1722

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Shustoke, 26 Sep 1722.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1722

SADLER
SADLER, Joseph - of Quarndon, 18 Oct 1722.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1724

ASHTON
EYRE
FROGGATT
HIBARD
HUSBANDSUN
SLINN
WILBRORBSON
WRIGHT
SLINN, George - of Hathersage, yeoman, 25 Jan 1724.
4 Children of my son Michael SLINN: George SLINN - £20;   Mary SLINN - £20;   Margaret SLINN - £20;   Elizabeth SLINN - £20;   grandson George SLINN - best bed, best chest & best table in the house;   grandson George SLINN - 1 cow to be given to him 1 year after my decease;   4 children of only daughter Mary ASHTON: Ruth ASHTON - £20;   Mary ASHTON - £20;   Margaret ASHTON - £20;   Robert ASHTON - £20;   granddaughter Ruth ASHTON - 1 cow to be given to her 1 year after my decease;   daughter Mary ASHTON - £90;   only son Michael SLINN - £90 and residue of estate.
Executor: son Michael SLINN.
Witnesses: Samuell WRIGHT;   Richard HIBARD.
Codicil: 24 Feb 1724. Grandson George SLINN, son of Michael SLINN - parlour and chamber over it of the house wherein I now dwell when he arrives at the age of 30 years for him &   his heirs forever;   and at the decease of son Michael SLINN,   to have the whole house and appurtenances thereto;   daughter Mary ASHTON - half of the linen in my house;   son in law Samuell ASHTON - to enter into possession of Coggs Close at Michaelmas next;   grandson George SLINN and granddaughter Ruth ASHTON - son Michael SLINN to pay 50 shillings to each of them a year after my death being money owed to me.
Witness: John EYRE.
Appraisers: Pronj FROGGATT;   Frances WILBRORBSON, 2 Mar 1723;   Total: £402-12s-5d (including debts on mortgages and bonds of £357)
Probate granted 16 April 1724; before John HUSBANDSUN.

Contact: Marples Family History

 

1724

SADLER
SADLER, Sarah - of Ansley, 22 Apr 1724.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1725

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Worfield, 27 Jan 1724/5.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1726

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Polesworth, 12 Sep 1726.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1727

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Itchington, 23 Aug 1727. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1728

BETTESWORTH
COWLEY
PARRON
RICHARDSON
SIMPSON
SOUTHWAITE
STRABAN
STRINGER
STUART
WHEALDON
STRINGER, Fra: - of Stoke, co. Darby Gent, 2 Dec 1727.
I give my landed Estate in Darbyshire with the Tyths, all my Grooves and possessions &c. with power to make a Joynture thereon to my nephew John SIMPSON and his heirs males &c. and for want of such (successively) to my nephews William SIMPSON, Gervas SIMPSON and Lindsey SIMPSON and in default thereof to be sold and divided equally amongst (my) surviving heires…   to my nephew Gervas SIMPSON all my Reall Estate in Yorkshire for life subject at his death to the same limitation as above;   to my nephew William in trust £1,000 Stock in the East India Company & £1,000 in the South Sea to pay the ensuing dividends - from the East India to my sister SIMPSON during her life, and from the South Sea Folder to Mrs. Kathoram PARRON, sister to Mr. Robert PARRON, Fellow of Trinity College in Cambridge for life - in both cases the remainder to my Executor;   to my Bro: SIMPSON, my nephew Wm SIMPSON and my nephew Lindsey SIMPSON (each) £100 for Mourning, and to my nieces Elizabeth, Mary, and Jane SIMPSONs each £100;   to my niece Marthay STRINGER £2,000 to be paid within 3mths after my decease;   to my faithfull servant E WHEALDON "for the care he has taken of my Business" £50 "and all my Wearing Apparrall";   to my Sarvant John STUART £5;   to Mary [no surname] £5;   to Ned[1] to distribute in his Family 50s. and 50 more "to such poor people as used to run Errands for me and attend me";   £10 to my Uncles Family "if I dye heare this bout" and £5 to my Brother SIMPSONs Family;   I desire to be decently buryed and "instead of a Dole to disturb my Uncles house £20 to be given to the poor as my Brother shall direct".
Executor: my nephew John SIMPSON: he to give Rings to my Friends;   Signed, Seald, published - F. STRINGER.
Witnesses: Richd. COWLEY,   Margr RICHARDSON,   Samuel SOUTHWAITE.
Probate [PCC] 14 Feb 1727/8 before William STRABAN[?], surr to  John BETTESWORTH.
Note: Perhaps this is 'E' (Edward) WHEALDON?

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1728

SADLER
SADLER, Samuel - of Slustoke, 6 Apr 1728.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1728

BAGGERLEY
BAGGULEY
BANTON
BIRD
BROWN
FARNILL
FULLARD
GEORGE
ORME
PIERSTON
SHEVYN
SMITH
SHEVYN, Robert - of Ticknall, Derbyshire, Mercer, 24 Feb 1727/8.
Beneficiaries: wife Sarah SHEVYN (née ORME)[1];   son Samuel SHEVYN;   dau Sarah SHEVYN;   dau Mary SHEVYN;   son Robert Arme (sic: Orme) SHEVYN;   grandson Matthew SMITH;   grandson John SMITH;   dau Martha SHEVYN;   dau Elizabeth BAGGULEY / BAGGERLEY;   godson Matthias SHEVYN;   god-daughter Elizabeth BROWN.
Also mentioned: Mr FARNILL of Seal;   Mr PIERSTON;   BANTONs garden;   Mr BIRD in Nottingham;   Mr FULLARD in Melbourn.
Executors: wife Sarah SHEVYN, son Samuel SHEVYN, son Robert Arme (Orme) SHEVYN.
Witnesses: Henry SMITH Samuel SHEVYN John GEORGE.
Testator d. 8 Mar 1727/8, Ticknall. Probate granted 9 Apr 1728, Lichfield.
Notes: [1] wife Sarah SHEVYN - see her Will 7 Oct 1752.
[2] son Robert Orme SHEVYN - see his Will 24 Apr 1792.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Robert SHEVYN, 1728

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1728

ASHFORD
DRABBLE
ELLIS
MIDDLETON
PARKIN
RIDER
RIGBY
SKIDMORE
TAYLOR
SKIDMORE, John - of Eyam, 7 Mar 1727/8.
1st, debts and funeral charges paid and discharged. 2ndly to nephew John SKIDMORE[1] - house, garden, bed, and table;   3rdly, bequests to loving sister, Anne SKIDMORE - five guineas;   loving sister-in-law, Alice SKIDMORE [2] - five guineas;   nephew Simon SKIDMORE[3] - four guineas;   nieces Mary ASHFORD and Hellen PARKIN[4] - one guinea each;   nephew Samuel SKIDMORE[5] - six guineas;   sister Mary ELLIS[6] - one guinea,   legacies to be paid as soon as convenient after his death. 4th, if anything left over from debts and the above legacies,   then two guineas to nephew John SKIDMORE, and the remainder divided among the above named according to that proportion in which the above legacies were bequeathed.
Executors: Francis DRABBLE of Eyam,   Thomas MIDDLETON of Eyam,   and Ralph RIGBY[7] of Eyam. Signed with a seal "mark", not clear if it's actually John's signature, too.
Notes:
[1] son of John's late bro. Simon.
[2] nee TAYLOR, widow of Simon.
[3] son of Simon & Alice.
[4] apparently married daughters of sister Mary ELLIS.
[5] son of Arthur and Anne (nee SKIDMORE) SKIDMORE.
[6] wife of Thomas ELLIS (n.b. no "loving" here).
[7] The Rev. Ralph RIGBY??
Proved at Chesterfield 11 Apr 1728 by R. RIDER, sur.  to Francis DRABBLE, executor. Lichfield ECC.

 

1728

BETTESWORTH
BOURNE
HAYFORD
SIMPSON
SITWELL
SIMPSON, John Esq. - of Renishaw, co. Derby, 3 Feb 1727/8.
my 3 younger sonns John, Gervas and Linley & my 3 daughters Elizabeth, Mary, and Jane, each £2,500;   the money I have placed in the hands of Mr. HAYFORD and Partners in the Iron Trade & which I intend for my sonn Gervas I declare shall goe and be reckoned as part of his fortune;   to my eldest sonn William all my lands & tenements in the Levells in the counties of York, Lincoln & Nottingham which are unsettled both freehold, leasehold & copiehold I likewise give him £500 and £50 to his wife;   and whereas upon his marryage I intended to give him £2,000 I hereby declare (it) a free Gift and bounty to him and he shall nott be accountable to my Executors hereafter named for the same;   I give further to all my Servants that shall live with me att my death (each) one yeares wages.
Sole Executrix: my deare wife, and R&R.   Testator signs.
Witnesses: Francis SITWELL,   Henry BOURNE,   F: SITWELL.
Probate London 22 May 1728 sworn by Elizabethe SIMPSON widow before  John BETTESWORTH; TNA Ref: PROB 11/#622.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1729

BANKES
BLAND
CROOKES
ELLOT
ELSE
GELL
GREGORY
HALL
HAND
HUNT
RIDER
SPENCER
SPENCER, Thomas - of Middleton by Wirksworth co. Derby miner, 27 Jan 1728.
to my daughter Mary SPENCER - my best Bed & Bedding;   to my two daughters Phebe SPENCER & Mary SPENCER - dwelling house … in Middleton wherein I do now inhabit (and) one Barne (and) one Cowhouse adjoining, one little bakeing house one Garden &c.… one yard or croft lyeing at Eastwardly End of the Garden & Cowhouse commonly called Cook yard or Spencer yard … equally divided (also) all remainder of my personal estate equally (and) with the consent of my good Landlady Mrs. GELL my Tenant right of the holding I have in a pasture called Gormleys?;   to son in law Anthony BLAND - 3 guineas;   to brother Benj. GREGORY - 10s.;   to Anthony GELL Chandler? - 10s.
Joynt Executors: brother Benjamin GREGORY &   Anthony GELL of Middleton Chandler - power to them to sell … land in Middleton called Spencers Netherfield they paying all my debts &c.;   remainder to be equally divided amongst my 6 daughters Hannah HALL,   Sarah BLAND,   Martha HUNT,   Grace _____,   Phebe SPENCER, & Mary SPENCER.   Signed Thomas SPENCER with:
Witnesses: Sarah BANKES (X),   Sarah GELL,   James ELLOT.
Inventory (of Thomas SPENCER who dyed 14 Feb 1728) by: Thomas ELSE,   Charles CROOKES. Total:: £15-6s-2d.
Probate Chesterfield 23 Apr 1729 to Benjamin GREGORY and Anthony GELL;  before R. RIDER Sur.,  ?? G. HAND.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1729

FFURNIS
HALL
LOCKWOOD
MORTTIN
RIDER
SELLARS
WAINWRIGHT
SELLARS, Robert - of the parish of Hathersage, 28 Mar 1729.
wife Judey and daughter Mary - 'all my good and chattels and and personal estate after payment of debts ekewell between them';   also my sole executors.   Robert SELLARS(X, his mark), with:
Witnesses: Ellis FFURNIS,   Hannah HALL and John LOCKWOOD (all three witnesses sign).
Inventory by: Adam MORTTIN,   John LOCKWOOD,   and Ellis FFURNIS, 3 Apr 1729;   Total: £13-14-6.
Proved at Chesterfield 24 Apr 1729; R. RIDER, surrogate: Lichfield ECC.
Note: deceased was son of Robert SELLARS, bap StM 29 Jun 1674. Wife was nee Judith WAINWRIGHT mar Gt Longstone 5 Aug 1700. He also had two sons.

 

1729

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Sutton on the Hill, 14 Oct 1729.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1729

BOWDEN
DOWNES
GODARD
GODDARD
KINDER
STAFFORD
STAFFORD, John, of Beardhoch, 1728.
Beneficiaries: Robert STAFFORD his land at Beardhoch,   Robert STAFFORD's sister Jane STAFFORD,   Ralph KINDER his house lying in Whitle Banck, and James DOWNES.
Executor: Thomas GODARD.
Witnesses: Anthony BOWDEN,   Thomas GODDARD & Samuell GODDARD.
Probate granted to Thomas GODDARD 16 Oct 1729.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1730

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Aston, 9 Apr 1730.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1731

COLLISON
EYRE
SPENCER
WHEATCROFT
SPENCER, Isaac - of Wirksworth co. Derby, innkeeper, 16 Aug 1730.
I have a judgement upon record against my brother Thomas SPENCER of Middleton (of) £80 (which) I give to my daughter Hannah SPENCER and in case (of) deficiency of payment (she to) have it out of my personal estate;   to my wife Alice SPENCER - the remainder &c. "for the bringing up and maintaining of my son and daughter Thomas & Ann SPENCER & to her own use";   I humbly request my loving Landlord John Gell EYRE Esq. will admit of my daughter Hannah to … the farm I am now tenant to his worship off & also desire my brother Thomas SPENCER … admitted to assist her.
Joint Executrixes: my wife Alice SPENCER and daughter Hannah SPENCER.
His brother Thomas makes a statement 16 Apr 1731 that the will is in his brother's handwriting (trans Latin) Thomas SPENCER of Middleton in parish of Wirksworth in County of Derby, farmer/husbandman aged 64… also in another deposition it is said the testator placed the will in a box in the bedchamber… also on the morning of the 8th of April last year when the testator was again visited with the sickness, a neighbour Richard WHEATCROFT came to visit, the testator told him to take the will out of the box and affix the date and year, but the said Richard being an indifferent writer carryed the same will to Edward COLLISON a neighbour … to have the same transcribed but before it could be completed the said deceased dyed.

Contact: Will Johnson

 

1732

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Toton, Notts, 14 Nov 1732.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1735

SADLER
SADLER, Elizabeth - of Derby, 22 Apr 1735.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1735

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Allestree, 22 Apr 1735. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1738

FISHER
GEORGE
HENSON
JOHNSON
SHEVYEN
SHEVYN
SHEVYN, Samuel - of Ticknall, Derbyshire, husbandman, 24 Nov 1738. Buried 28 Dec 1737.
Beneficiaries: son Matthias SHEVYN;   son Samuel SHEVYN;   daughter Elizabeth HENSON;   daughters Hanna SHEVYN and Mary SHEVYN.
Trustees: my kinsman Ralph SHEVYN of Ticknall, butcher;   Charles FISHER of Melbourn, whittawer.
Executors: son Matthias SHEVYN and son Samuel SHEVYN.
Witnesses: Augustus SHEVYEN (sic);   John JOHNSON;   John GEORGE.
Probate granted 18 Apr 1738, Derby.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Samuel SHEVYN, 1738

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1740

SADLER
SADLER, Mary - of Derby, 16 Jun 1740. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1742

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Tamworth, 21 May 1742. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1742

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Wishaw, 1 Jun 1742. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1743

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Castle Bromwich, 1 Oct 1743.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1744

SADLAR
SADLER
SADLAR, Joseph - of Wombroune, 4 May 1744.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1745

FISHER
KING
PEARSTON
SHEVYN
SMITH
SHEVYN, Samuel - of Ticknall, Derbyshire, mercer, 12 Jan 1744/5. Buried 28 Jan 1744/5.
Beneficiaries: wife Catherine;   Ann, Elizabeth and Mary SHEVYN (daughters of my brother Robert Orm(e) SHEVYN);   Samuel, Robert and Mary SMITH (sons and daughter of my brother in law John SMITH).
Sole Executrix: wife Catherine SHEVYN.
Witnesses: Tho FISHER,   George PEARSTON,   John KING.
Probate granted 26 Feb 1744/5, Lichfield.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Samuel SHEVYN, 1745

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1747

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Quarndon, 19 May 1747. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1748

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Wombourne, 4 Jul 1748.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1752

DUDLEY
ORME
SHEAVYN
SHEVYN
SMITH
SHEAVYN, Sarah (née ORME) - of Ticknall, Derbyshire, widow, 8 Jun 1752.
Beneficiaries: son Robert (Orme) SHEVYN[1], dau Sarah SHEVYN,   dau Martha SHEVYN.
Executors: daughter Sarah SHEVYN, daughter Martha SHEVYN.
Witnesses: Timothy DUDLEY,   Thos SMITH.
Probate granted 7 Oct 1752, Derby.
Note: [1] son Robert Orme SHEVYN - see his Will 24 Apr 1792.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Sarah SHEVYN, 1752

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1753

BAGSHAW
FOGG
GOODWIN
SLEIGH
WHATERFOOL
WHEELDON
SLEIGH, Isaac, of Cronkstone Grange, i/t/p Hartington, Husbandman, 23 Apr 1752.
son William SLEIGH,   daughter Sarah now wife of Robert BAGSHAW;   sons Gervas SLEIGH* and Henry SLEIGH;   wife Mary SLEIGH* to have the cottage at the Nether Sheet (Street?);   granddaughters Mary BAGSHAW of Stearndale and Mary SLEIGH of Hartington.
Witnesses: Richard GOODWIN,   Margaret WHEELDON,   Joseph WHATERFOOL.
Appraisers of Inventory: William SLEIGH,   Thomas FOGG, 21 Sep 1752;   Total £10-11-0.
Probate Hartington 16 May 1753.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1753

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Worfield, 24 Oct 1753.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1757

BRADBURY
FIELDING
SYKES
WAGSTAFFE
WILLIS
SYKES, Samuel, of Whitfield, Yeoman, 30 Mar 1756.
son in law John FIELDING* of Whitfield,   wife Mary SYKES,   daughter Mary FIELDING.
Witnesses: Jordan BRADBURY,   William WILLIS,   Saml. WAGSTAFFE.
Probate granted 15 Oct 1757.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1758

GOODWIN
STAFFORD
STAFFORD, Egerton Ashenhurst, late of Strines in the Parish of Glossop, co. Derby. Died intestate in 1757.
Renunciation: by Elizabeth STAFFORD widow,   of the right of Administration of her deceased son's estate,   in favour of his natural & lawful brother,   the Reverend James STAFFORD of Penkridge, County Stafford.
Signatories: Elizabeth STAFFORD, James STAFFORD.
Witness: Sarah GOODWIN.
James STAFFORD bound over as Administrator, 21 Jul 1758.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1759

BOWERS
BOYER
CLEGG
COOPER
HOLLINWORTH
HOULT
JACKSON
ROWBOTHAM
SHAW
WOOD
SHAW, George, of Hague, Mottram in Longdendale, Yeoman/Husbandman, 10 Aug 1757.
wife Jennet SHAW,   debtor Robert BOYER;   John CLEGG the Younger of Hague,   John ROWBOTHAM the Younger of Hague;   nephews & nieces John, William, Thomas & Ann SHAW,   Sarah COOPER,   Martha BOWERS,   Mary SHAW &   James HOULT;   sister Mary WOOD of Simondley &   neighbour James SHAW* of Hague.
Witnesses: Alex HOLLINWORTH,   William SHAW,   John CLEGG.
Appraisers of Inventory: David JACKSON &   James SHAW, 5 Jan 1759
Probate granted 11 May 1759.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1759

SADLER
SADLER, Thomas - of Castle Bromwich, 18 Aug 1759.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1761

SADLER
SADLER, Francis - of Allestree, 5 May 1761.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1763

SADLER
SADLER, Henry - of Salop, 14 Apr 1763.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1763

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Northwingfield, 21 Apr 1763.
Date could be 24 April.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1764

BLACKWELL
CLARK
HADFIELD
SKIDMORE
WHITE
SKIDMORE, Simon - of Eaym (sic), miner, 24 Dec 1763.
sons John* and Benjamin SKIDMORE* - all my real and personell Estate &c. John and Benjamin to pay or cause to be paid the following legacies: daughter Mary HADFIELD - one shilling and sixpence per week for foure years;   sone William SKIDMORE - fourteen pounds + one Halfe of my wearing Aparell. Signed by Simon SKIDMORE (also has a seal) with:
Witnesses: Thos. CLARK,   James BLACKWELL and Jno. SKIDMORE.
Proved at Chesterfield 2 May 1764 to John SKIDMORE, one of the executors,  a power being reserved for Benjamin SKIDMORE, the other executor,  before Thos. WHITE, surrogate: Lichfield ECC.

 

1765

SADLER
SADLER, Thomas - of Allestree, 15 Oct 1765.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1769

CANTRELL
DEWICK
FOLLOWS
HOWITT
ORME
PASTEUR
SHEAVYN
SMITH
TAYLOR
SHEAVYN, Ralph - Ticknall, Derbyshire, butcher, 19 Aug 1765.
Beneficiaries: wife Ann SHEAVYN;   daughter Margaret TAYLOR (wife of Thomas TAYLOR of Melbourne co. Derby Tawer [?]);   my two sons Ralph & Thomas SHEAVYN;   son-in-law Thomas HOWITT and Ann his wife;   grandsons Ralph SHEAVYN and Ralph HOWITT.
Properties / Tenants: a./ Messuages, Lands &c...in Ticknall except the House now divided into 3 Tenements wherein Joseph SMITH, Henry SMITH, and my brother Augustin SHEAVYN now live);   b./ Messuage &c. in Ashby delazouch co. Leicester now in the tenure of Ralph FOLLOWS;   c./ Messuage &c. in Ashby delazouch aforesaid now in the possession of Betty DEWICK.
Executors: sons Ralph & Thomas SHEAVYN.
Witnesses: John Lewis PASTEUR,   Sam'l CANTRELL,   Jno ORME.
Probate granted 9 Jan 1769, Lichfield.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Ralph SHEAVYN, 1769

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1772

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Allestree, 5 May 1772.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1772

SADLER
SADLER, Margaret - of Whitchurch, 16 Jun 1772.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1772

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Derby, 4 Jul 1772.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1775

SADLER
SADLER, Hannah - of Castle Bromwich, 22 Apr 1775.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1775

SADLEIR
SADLER
SADLEIR, Theodor - of Birmingham, 8 Dec 1775. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1776

BARK
BAXTER
BRADSHAW
BRONDRITH
CROOKS
HAYWARD
LEE
REDFEARN
ROWLAND
SELLARS
SELLERS
WHITE
WRIGHT
SELLARS, Joseph - of Eyam, 17 Oct 1775.
Pay debts and funeral charges.
Beneficiaries: sister Amy, wife of William CROOKS - two pounds;   sister Martha, wife of Job BRONDRITH - two pounds;   nephews William SELLARS and Isaac SELLARS - two pounds apiece;   nieces Annis SELLARS and Elizabeth SELLARS - two pounds apiece;   Ann, wife of William BARK of Foolow and Margaret wife of James BRADSHAW of Eyam - two pounds each;   Francis ROWLAND the Elder of Eyam and Ann WRIGHT, wife of Michael WRIGHT - five shillings apiece;   Francis ROWLAND and Joseph ROWLAND sons of Francis ROWLAND of Eyam - five shillings each;   Elizabeth REDFEARN, wife of Joseph REDFEARN of Stoney Middleton and Mary the wife of John HAYWARD of Ashford - five shillings apiece;   Margaret ROWLAND daughter of Francis ROWLAND of Eyam - five shillings.
Other bequests: Pay all legacies within six months of my decease. All the rest and residue of my personal Estate, Goods, and Chattels of what kind or nature soever I give and bequeath to my brother Robert SELLARS and my nephew, Robert SELLARS of Eyam, to be divided equally between them share and share alike.
Executors: brother Robert SELLARS and nephew Robert SELLARS. Signed with an "X" and seal.
Witnesses: Willm. BAXTER and Willm. LEE.
Proved at Chesterfield 24 Apr 1776 to Robert SELLERS the elder and  Robert SELLERS the younger, the executors,  by Thomas WHITE, Sur. Lichfield ECC.

 

1779

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Derby, 31 Aug 1779.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1780

SADLER
SADLER, Joseph - of Quarndon, 17 Oct 1780.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1783

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Allestree, 6 May 1783.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1784

AINSWORTH
GARLICK
HEGGINBOTTOM
HEGINBOTTOM
LEE
SHAW
STEAD
THELSALL
WOOD
SHAW, James - of Hague, Mottram in Longendale, Yeoman, 12 Jan 1784.
Bequests to: John LEE* the younger of Mottram in Longendale;   Samuel, James*, William & John HEGINBOTTOM (all of Alt in Ashton under Lyne);   David THELSALL of Brownroad in Mottram in Longendale;   Isaac SHAW of Greenside and his sons James & Thomas SHAW;   Mary the wife of William WOOD (sister of John LEE);   Hannah & Betty HEGINBOTTOM (sisters of the HEGGINBOTTOMs);   Sarah AINSWORTH (sister of David THELSALL);   sisters (of the testator) Mary LEE & Ann HEGINBOTTOM.
Witnesses: Thomas STEAD,   William GARLICK,   Abraham SHAW.
Probate granted 9 Jun 1784.  Effects: above 100 Pounds and under 300 Pounds.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1784

BOOTH
BOURNE
BRIDGEMAN
CALTON
DOWSON
DUFFIN
FAIRFAX
GRAVES
HAYFORD
LONSGDON
MILNES
MILWARD
SIMPSON
SIMPSON, John - of Stoke, co. Derby, Clerk, 3 Apr 1772.
Mentions an Indenture: 13/14 Jun 1729, between myself John SIMPSON of Renishaw co. Derby Clerk and my wife Martha;   and Paul CALTON of Milton co. Berks Gentleman and Millington HAYFORD of Rowmley i/t/p Clown co. Derby Gentleman, relating to my Manor of Stoke &c. (except the Mines and Veins of Lead, and Soughs) "in consideration of marriage settled and limited to the use of myself for life… to preserve contingent remainders to my said dear wife for life for her jointure..." also my Capital Messuage, Gardens, Outhouses... and Farms, Lands, real & copyhold estate in Derbys, York and Berks[1], not in my settlement… [and] on her death to my dear daughter dame Elizabeth BRIDGEMAN wife of Sir Henry BRIDGEMAN Baronet for life, and for determination of that Estate to my nephew Robert FAIRFAX of Rowton co. York Esq, and Lawrence BOURNE of Dronfield co. Derby Clerk, to suffer the rents and profits to be received by said daughter and my grandson Henry Simpson BRIDGEMAN (her) eldest son then successively to her 3rd son John BRIDGEMAN, 4th son George BRIDGEMAN, and 2nd son Orlando BRIDGEMAN;   I desire my body to be deposited in the family vaut at Babworth co. Notts, and the expense of my funeral may be as moderate as decency will allow;   I bequeath all arrears of Rent due from the Estates devised to me by the will of my late brother William SIMPSON Esq.
Other items: household goods, plate, pictures, books, china, linnen and implements in my Capital Messuage at Stoke in trust for my wife, and after her decease to the person(s) entitled to possession of my Mansion House;   all my horses, cows, other cattle, coaches, chariots & other wheeled carriages, bridles, saddles, coach-harness and implements of husbandry to my wife for her own use/benefit + £200 on my decease + £45 p.a. thereafter;   as a mark of my regard for my son in law Sir Henry BRIDGEMAN "I beg his acceptance of £200", and to my granddaughters Charlotte BRIDGEMAN and Elizabeth BRIDGEMAN £100 apiece "to be laid out in such memorials of me as they may choose.
Trustees: Robert FAIRFAX, and the Revd. Lawrence BOURNE.
Executor: my daughter dame Elizabeth BRIDGEMAN.
Witnesses: Josh. MILNES,   W LONSGDON,   Jas BOOTH.
Codicil: 16 Jan 1775. to my Trustees Robert FAIRFAX Esq and Revd. Mr Lawrence BOURNE Clerk, 20gns each to buy a Ring;   to my servant Michael DUFFIN - 20gns;   to my servant Eleanor MILWARD - 10gns;   to my gardener George GRAVES - 10gns;   also all other men servants each - 4gns and to all other the women - 2gns.
Witnesses: Guy FAIRFAX,   Jno DOWSON.
Proved at London 25 Jun 1784 by dame Elizabeth BRIDGEMAN. TNA Ref: 11/#1118.
Note: [1] The properties in Yorks and Berks are not named explicitly.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1784

SADLER
SADLER, William - of Quarndon, 12 Oct 1784.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1784

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Buschurch, 22 Oct 1784.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1785

HALL
OLDKNOW
SMITH
WOODHOUSE
SMITH, Thomas - of Morley, 12 Nov 1784.
to my beloved wife Susannah all those my lands &c. i/t/p Haynor co. Derby;   at her death all that house &c. part of the said estate now in occup'n of William WOODHOUSE to my son Edward, his heirs & assigns forever;   the remaining part to my executors to enable them to pay the legacies hereinafter devised - to my said wife £20 one month after my decease and £6 yearly thereafter paid quarterly;   to my daughters, Elizabeth, Mary, Ann and Susannah, £50 pounds and to my daughter Martha, £110 twelve months after my decease, interest to be allowed and paid at 4% p.a. from my death;   the rest and residue &c. to my son William.
Executors: my cousin William HALL of Cotes co. Leicester, and son William joyntly each of them separately be accountable for what they shall do in the execution of this will and not one for the other of them.
Witnesses: Benjamin OLDKNOW, Bennett OLDKNOW, Thos OLDKNOW.
Proved at Derby 11 Oct 1785.

Contact: Tony Bennett

 

1786

SADLER
SADLER, Elizabeth - of Castle Bromwich, 12 Aug 1786.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1786

SADLER
SADLER, Hannah - of Derby, 25 Aug 1786.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1786

SADLER
SADLER, Thomas - of Whitchurch, 25 Oct 1786. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1789

SADLER
SADLER, Samuel - of Coventry, 9 Oct 1789.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1789

SADLER
SADLER, Alexander - of Fazeley, 9 Nov 1789.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1791

SADLER
SADLIER
SADLIER, Richard - of Faxeley, 9 Nov 1791.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1792

SADLER
SADLER, John - of Quoad Bona, 26 Mar 1792.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

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1792

BUCKNALL
FORBOURNE
HILL
LANCELOTT
LEICESTER
MUMFORD
PERKINS
SHEAVYN
SIMPSON
SMEDLEY
SMITH
WORSTAL
SHEAVYN, Robert Orme - of Ticknall, Derbyshire, grazier, 16 Sep 1791.
Beneficiaries: daughter Elizabeth SMITH;   grandson Robert SMITH;   son in law Thomas BUCKNALL;   grandsons Thomas BUCKNALL and John BUCKNALL;   grandson John SMITH;   my five granddaughters (daughters of my son in law Thomas BUCKNALL);   my great grand daughter Ann (daughter of Thomas BUCKNALL Junr);   daughter Mary BUCKNALL;   son in Law James WORSTAL of Ashby de la Zouch;   my "poor Sisters & Brothers";  
Debtor: William LANCELOTT.
Other Legacies: to Francis SMITH of Melbourne,   Thomas PERKINS of the same place,   And to John SMEDLEY, Each being Ministers of the Gospel[1] to my late servant Hannah LEICESTER of Melbourne.
Properties / Tenants: a./ two Houses - one in the Tenure of Robert MUMFORD & the other converted into a Bakehouse b./ House now in the tenure of Christopher FORBOURNE (other property mentioned).
Executors: Francis SMITH &   Richard LEICESTER - both of Melbourne.
Witnesses: John SIMPSON,   Isaac HILL,   Willm LANCELOTT.
Probate granted 24 Apr 1792, Derby.
Note: [1] These men were Baptist Ministers at Melbourne - see History of the General Baptists of Cauldwell & Burton on Trent on Blanche's web site.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Robert Orme SHEAVYN, 1792

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1792

CHADWICK
COOPER
ROWBOTTOM
SHAW
WOOLLEY
SHAW, Samuel, of Hague, Mottram in Longendale, Cotton Manufacturer, 5 Dec 1791.
brothers Thomas, Joseph, James & John SHAW;   Samuel COOPER of Gamesly,   children John and Barnott SHAW;   sisters Matty, Ann & Sarah CHADWICK,   Mary ROWBOTTOM;   executors Thomas, Joseph and James SHAW* &   Samuel COOPER.
Witnesses: Joseph WOOLLEY, R. ???  
Probate issued 30 Jul 1792.  Effects: 87 Pounds 15 shillings and 8 pence.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1793

SADLER
SADLER, Keeling - of Tamworth, 13 Nov 1793.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1796

ALLPORT
BLACKWELL
BUCKERIDGE
MERRILL
SELLERS
SELLERS, Isaac - late of Eyam, Miner and a widower. (Ad)
daughter Ruth BLACKWELL, widow;   Peter MERRILL of Eyam, {?}Lead Draper;   Charles ALLPORT of the City of Lichfield, Yeoman.
Sealed & Delivered: Will BUCKERIDGE, n.p.
Admin. Chesterfield 14 Apr 1796; before Richard BUCKERIDGE Sur:  Estate not exceeding £300. Lichfield ECC.

Contact: Rosemary Lockie

 

1797

SADLER
SADLIER
SADLIER, Sarah - of Middleton, 10 Jan 1797.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1797

SADLER
SADLER, Thomas - of Aston, Birmingham, 2 Aug 1797. (Ad)
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1798

BLACKWELL
BRUSHFIELD
CHAPMAN
GARDOM
HAMBLETON
SELLERS
SKIDMORE
SKIDMORE, Joshua - of Ashford i/t/p Bakewell, framework knitter, 10 May 1797.
son Joshua SKIDMORE - all my estates, both real and personal;   son Samuel - six pounds;   sons Stephen, William, and Peter, and daughters Grace HAMBLETON and Mary BLACKWELL - to each and every one... five pounds apiece;   grand-daughter Bridget SELLERS - three pounds.
Sole Executor: son Joshua SKIDMORE. Signed (with his mark) Josa SKIDMORE, with:
Witnesses: Wm. GARDOM,   Richd BRUSHFIELD,   and Geo. BRUSHFIELD (all sign).
Proved at Bakewell 19 Oct 1798 to Joshua SKIDMORE, executor;  by Richard CHAPMAN, surrogate: Peculiar Court.

 

1799

BAGSHAW
BUCKERIDGE
LOMAS
SELLERS
SLINN
WRIGHT
SELLERS, Mary - of Eyam, 13 Apr 1799.
1st, pay all debts;   2nd, all real and personal property to cousin, Robert SLINN[1];   3rd, sole executor to be Robert SLINN. She signs with an X.
Witnesses: Daniel? LOMAS? (can't read),   James BAGSHAW, and Thom? WRIGHT.
Notes:
[1] She had more than one uncle with son named Robert, not sure which one this is.
Proved at Lichfield 24 Aug 1799 to Robert SLINN, executor;  by T. BUCKERIDGE, sur. Lichfield ECC.  Estate: not over 20 pounds.

 

1800

COPE
SADLER
SHEPHERD
SHEPLEY
WRIGHT
SADLER, James - of Doveridge, yeoman, 19 Sep 1799.
to daughter Elizabeth WRIGHT - my silver {tea pot, coffee pot & cream jug and six silver tea spoons}, all my chinea [sic] tea table ware and £20 for mourning;   to brother Joseph SADLER of London - £10;   to brother Daniel SADLER - £10 ... by executors as they think proper;   to son Joseph SADLER - all freehold and copyhold estate i/t/p Doveridge... {and} residue of household goods and wearing apparel;   to sons Benjamin and Michael Thomas SADLER - all freehold estate i/t/p Marston Montgomery to be sold and the proceeds divided equally... {and} 3 sons each to pay one third of his debts &c.;   to son Joseph - my horse, on condition Joseph shall sell him to Benjamin or Michael Thomas for £12 if required within one month of my death;   all three sons executors and to give to my mother Elizabeth £2 a year in her lifetime.
Witnesses: Thomas SHEPHERD, John SHEPHERD,   William SHEPLEY.
Codicil: 20 Feb 1800. to son Joseph SADLER - all moneys due to interest... particularly on £12 due from sons Benjamin and Michael Thomas;   also rents of real estate in arrears...also all ready money in house or banks;   to Joseph timber and timber-like trees upon my lands at Marston Mongomery.
Witnesses: William SHEPLEY,   John COPE and Thomas SHEPHERD.
Granted to Joseph and Michael Thomas, reserving power for Benjamin to prove in like mannner.
Probate at Lichfield 9 Sep 1800;  personal estate not of the value of £100.
Note: The son Michael Thomas SADLER is the celebrated MP whose work led to the reform of child labour by Shaftebury.

Contact: Evelyn Wilcock

 

1800

SADLER
SADLER, Hannah - of Coleshill, 11 Oct 1800.
No abstract available;   one of a list of SADLER Wills indexed at Lichfield ECC 1651-1800.

Contact: C and E (Evelyn) Wilcock

 

1802

DOUGLASS
SKIDMORE
WILSON
SKIDMORE, Edmd - of Eyam, not dated.
Sole Executor: brother John SKIDMORE - the whole of my Property both real and personal for his own sole use and pirpose. Signed Ed SKIDMORE, with:
Witnesses: W. DOUGLASS (both sign), and Martha WILSON ('X' her mark).
Proved at Chesterfield 14 Oct 1802 to John SKIDMORE;  Estate not of the value of 300 pounds, before Richd. BUCKINDGE, surrogate:  Lichfield ECC.

 

1819

BEADSMORE
BURDETT
BUTLIN
DAWES
GOADBY
PAINE
RILEY
SAILLAND
SHEAVYN
WEBSTER
WHITE
SHEAVYN, Ann - of Willington, Derbyshire, spinster, 30 Apr 1814.
Beneficiaries: Miss Frances BURDETT of Willington;   sister Mary WEBSTER;   nephew Samuel BEADSMORE;   nephew Robert GOADBY;   nephew Samuel WEBSTER;   nephew Austin WEBSTER;   niece Elizabeth BUTLIN;   niece Ann WHITE;   niece Mary PAINE;   friend Thomas RILEY of Willington, servant to Miss BURDETT;   niece Ann RILEY, wife of Thomas RILEY (née BEADSMORE)
Executrix: niece Ann RILEY.
Witnesses: Thomas DAWES,   Joseph SAILLAND (?)
Testator d. 29 Apr 1819. Probate granted 4 Aug 1819, London - PCC.
Note: Her gravestone, Willington, DBY: 'Sacred to the Memory of Ann SHEAVYN, spinster, who departed this life the 29th day of April 1819, aged 82, who lived 60 years in the BURDETTs family'.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Ann SHEAVYN, 1814

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1822

ALLEN
BAINBRIGGE
BOND
ELLIOTT
LANGTON
MARRIOTT
SHELDON
SMITH
STOCKS
TAYLOR
TOPHAM
WALKER
SMITH, William - of Crich co. Derby, yeoman, 20 Jan 1822.
the dwelling house and garden at Crich, the allotment adjoining on the north now in my own occupation, all household furniture, plate, linen and china & also the Townend Croft, or Close in my own occupation at Crich to my present wife Grace SMITH for life, then afterwards, if my son Samuel SMITH dies first, the house and garden to his wife Mary for her widowhood;   all the dwelling house in occupation of my son Samuel SMITH, plus other property (the small houses, malthouse and outbuildings farm &c.) in the occupation of my son Samuel SMITH, Joseph LANGTON, and John SHELDON together with all other lands (&c.) being the estate of my late father William SMITH or purchased by me ... except the tithes of hay and corn ... the same Townend Croft or Close and my shares of ... lands and wood, the Gorsey Close (and) the 4 small houses & gardens in respective occupations of William WALKER, widow BOND, George STOCKS, and Rhodes MARRIOTT, to my said son Samuel SMITH (and) he to pay my said wife Grace SMITH £30 p.a. paid half yearly ... and if Samuel die without heirs then to my son George SMITH (now in America) he or they paying when his first child attaining the age of 2 years £100 to each of my other children;   all my real & copyhold estates &c. of my late father in law ALLENs estate also to Samuel;   all other estate, income &c. to my brother George SMITH of Crich farmer, John TOPHAM of Pentrich farmer, and John BAINBRIGGE of Biggin i/t/p Wirksworth farmer, in trust (to sell &c.) dividing the proceeds equally amongst my 7 children, George SMITH (now in America) Ralph Wheeldon SMITH, Thomas SMITH (now in America) Joshua SMITH, Charles SMITH, John SMITH (now in America) and William Henry SMITH, except George and Thomas (who are already provided for) to have £300 less.
Executors: my wife Grace SMITH, my brother George SMITH, John TOPHAM, and John BAINBRIGGE.
Witnesses: John TAYLOR,   George ELLIOTT,   George STOCKS,   Samuel STOCKS.

Contact: Stuart Hill

 

1823

ARMSON
BOSTOCK
DUNNICLIFF
MARSH
REEVES
SHEAVYN
WOODWARD
SHEAVYN, Samuel - Ticknall, Derbyshire, farmer, 25 Feb 1820. Died 16 Nov 1822.
Beneficiaries: wife Sarah SHEAVYN[1];   son William SHEAVYN;   grandaughter Sarah SHEAVYN (daughter of said William SHEAVYN);   two grandchildren (children of my deceased daughter Rebecca DUNNICLIFF of Melbourn);   daughter Ann BOSTOCK of Ashby de la Zouch;   sons Robert SHEAVYN and Richard SHEAVYN;   grandsons Samuel & William (sons of Richard SHEAVYN);   daughter Hannah REEVES of Himley;  
Codicil: 25 Feb 1820. grandaughter Mary BOSTOCK of Ashby de la Zouch
Executors: sons Richard SHEAVYN & William SHEAVYN;   and William WOODWARD[1] of Southwood co. Derby, farmer. Codicils dated 25 Feb 1820 & 23 Oct 1821.
Witnesses: 25 Feb 1820 - William ARMSON,   Esther MARSH.
Witnesses: 23 Oct 1821 - Elizabeth WOODWARD,   Esther MARSH.
Probate granted 15 Apr 1823, Derby.
Note: [1] The testator's wife Sarah was née WOODWARD.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Samuel SHEAVYN, 1823

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1825

DEARNALY
SHAW
SHAW, Jonathan, of Valehouse, Mottram in Longendale, Yeoman, 18 Dec 1824. Died 22 Feb 1825.
wife Martha SHAW,   brother Joseph SHAW,   sons Joseph SHAW*, James SHAW*;   late son John SHAW. There were other children (mentions having four sons).
Witnesses: Joseph SHAW &   John DEARNALY
Probate issued 29 Mar 1825.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1826

HARROP
LEE
MARSLAND
REDDISH
SHAW
SHAW, John, of Mottram in Longendale, Publican. Died 7 Oct 1825. (Ad)
widow Tabitha SHAW*,   with other administrators James SHAW* shoemaker of Mottram in Longendale,   & Benjamin HARROP* of Langsett in the Parish of Peniston, Innkeeper.
Admin. granted 4 Mar 1826.  Further Admin. dated 25 Sep 1845: with administrators Tabitha MARSLAND* of Mottram in Longendale widow (formerly Tabitha SHAW widow the Relict),   Joshua Heginbotham REDDISH* of Mottram in Longendale Gentleman &   John LEE* of Mottram in Longendale Yeoman.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1830

CARROLL
HINKLEY
LOWE
PEACH
SOUTHERNWOOD
WEEMS
WILLIAMS
SOUTHERNWOOD, William - of Willington, 8 Aug 1820.
Bequests: to wife Mary, and children, Mary Southrnwood WEEMS, John & William SOUTHERNWOOD, Elizabeth Southernwood WILLIAMS, Thomas SOUTHERNWOOD, Catharine SOUTHERNWOOD and Sarah Southernwood CARROLL.
Witnesses: Sarah HINKLEY &   Thomas LOWE.
Executors: William PEACH &   Elizabeth SOUTHERNWOOD (wife of son William)
Probate granted 1 Jul 1830.

Contact: Christine Hibbert

 

1832

SALE
SHEAVYN
SHEAVYN, Robert - of Long Whatton, Leicestershire[1], Farmer, 8 Mar 1832.
Beneficiaries: wife Elizabeth SHEAVYN[1].
Executrix: wife Elizabeth SHEAVYN.
Witnesses: William SHEAVYN,   William SALE.
Testator bur 18 Apr 1832. Probate granted 4 Oct 1832, Leicester.
Note: [1] Testator was b. Ticknall, DBY.
[2] Wife Elizabeth SHEAVYN - see her Will 11 Jan 1851.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Robert SHEAVYN, 1832

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1834

CHAPPEL
CORBISHLEY
GOODFELLOW
MAYDEW
SHAW
SMITH
WARREN
WHEELTON
SHAW, John, of Sutton, Prestbury, Farmer, 10 Jan 1828.
sons Solomon SHAW*, John SHAW*, Matthew SHAW* & Thomas SHAW;   daughters Mary wife of John MAYDEW,   Sarah wife of Joseph WARREN,   Rachel wife of Joseph CHAPPEL &   Bettey SHAW.
Witnesses: Hugh CORBISHLEY,   William WHEELTON.
Codicil: 11 Sep 1833. wife Ann SHAW.
Witnesses: William GOODFELLOW,   Geo SMITH.
Probate granted 15 Mar 1834.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1842

BRIGGS
SHEAVYN
SHEFFIELD
TOPLISS
WOODWARD
WORSTALL
SHEAVYN, Richard - Ticknall, Derbyshire, yeoman, 6 Jan 1838. Died 16 Jul 1842.
Beneficiaries: wife Ann SHEAVYN;   son Samuel SHEAVYN;   son William SHEAVYN;   grandson Richard (son of my said son William).
Executors: William WOODWARD of Southwood &   George SHEFFIELD of Ticknall.
Witnesses: Joseph WORSTALL,   Henry TOPLISS,   George BRIGGS.
Probate granted 15 Dec 1842, Lichfield.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Richard SHEAVYN, 1842

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1843

BAILEY
DAVENPORT
HYDE
LEIGH
SHAW
SHONE
SIDEBOTTOM
WRIGLEY
SHAW, John, of Godley Green, Mottram in Longendale, Farmer, 5 May 1843. Died 3 Jul 1843.
brother in law John BAILEY,   late brother Abraham SHAW,   sisters Sarah the wife of the said John BAILEY,   Mary WRIGLEY;   brothers James, George & Giles SHAW;   nieces & nephews Sarah SIDEBOTTOM;   Betty & James HYDE (children of deceased sister Betty HYDE);   wife Mally SHAW,   co-tenant of farm John DAVENPORT,   nephews & executors John SHAW* (son of brother James),   Joseph BAILEY* (son of sister Sarah).
Witnesses: George C SHONE, Clerk to Mr Mellor, Solicitor Ashton under lyne;   Benjamin LEIGH of Godley Hall
Probate granted 11 Oct 1843.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1844

GODDARD
REDDISH
SHAW
SHAW, Samuel, of Mottram in Longendale, Joiner, 12 Jan 1842. Died 9 Apr 1844.
father Robert SHAW*.
Witnesses: John REDDISH,   Thomas GODDARD.
Probate granted 7 Oct 1844.  Estate under the value of 200 Pounds.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1849

FREEMAN
STAFFORD
STAFFORD, George, of Hollinghurst Head in Hamlet of Ollersett, parish of Glossop, Stone Mason and Farmer, 16 Mar 1849.
Beneficiaries: wife Hannah STAFFORD;   sons Obadiah STAFFORD,   Charles STAFFORD, Samuel STAFFORD and Joseph STAFFORD;   daughter Hannah STAFFORD, son Henry STAFFORD, daughter Dorothy STAFFORD,   son Edward STAFFORD, they and their heirs to receive each one eighth share of the Estate Trust income after the death of his wife.
Joint Executors of Trust: Joseph STAFFORD of Haworth, Farmer, and Charles STAFFORD of New Mills, Stone Mason. Executors charged that they "shall let, manage and improve all my said Messuages, Dwelling Houses, Buildings and Hereditaments".
Witness: Matthew FREEMAN, Commissioner of oaths.
Probate granted 15 Jun 1849;  imposable value of estate recorded as less than £100.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1851

BOUGHTON
SALE
SHEAVYN
SHEVYN
SHEAVYN, Elizabeth (née SALE) - of Swarkeston, Derbyshire, widow[1], 2 Sep 1850.
Beneficiaries: daughter Rebecca SHEAVYN;   son Samuel SHEAVYN;   son William SHEAVYN.
Executors: son Samuel SHEAVYN;   son William SHEAVYN.
Witnesses: Alice BOUGHTON,   William SALE.
Testator d. 3 Sep 1850. Probate granted 11 Jan 1851, Derby.
Note: [1] Elizabeth SHEAVYN was the widow of Robert SHEAVYN - see his Will 4 Oct 1832.
Complete transcript URL: Will of Elizabeth SHEVYN, 1851

Contact: Blanche Charles

 

1852

COLLIER
GILL
MAITLAND
STAFFORD
THORLEY
THORNELY
STAFFORD, Daniel, yeoman, of New Mills, parish of Glossop, 13 Apr 1844.
Beneficiaries: wife Jane STAFFORD now residing in Canada "as long as she remains my widow but no longer";   son John STAFFORD;   daughter Jane STAFFORD now residing in Canada;   children (unnamed) of Sarah MAITLAND wife of George MAITLAND of Hayfield (in the event of the death of his son and daughter without heirs).
Joint Executors of Trust: his friends Joseph THORLEY, Hatter of New Mills,   and Robert COLLIER, Letter Press Printer of New Mills.
Witnesses: James GILL,   Richard THORNELY,   Samuel STAFFORD.
Probate granted 3 Nov 1852;  imposable value of estate recorded as less than £100.

Contact: Anthony Stafford

 

1855

BEELEY
BOWERS
COOK
ROBERTS
ROBINSON
SHAW
WOFFENDEN
SHAW, Sarah, of Milltown, Glossop, 28 Sep 1854. Died 28 Mar 1855.
brother John BEELEY,   nephews Samuel COOK,   Thomas Shaw ROBINSON,   niece Sara Ann ROBINSON,   sister Ann COOK;   executors Samuel COOK* of Mill Town above named &   Samuel ROBERTS* of Wrens Nest, High Street, Glossop.
Witnesses: Thomas WOFFENDEN;   William BOWERS.
Proved at The Bishops Court, Lichfield 17 Apr 1855.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1855

ANDREW
BOWERS
CHADWICK
DEWSNAP
LEIGH
SHAW
THORNE
SHAW, Thomas, of Gorsey Brow, Mottram in Longendale, Shopkeeper & Beerseller, 25 Oct 1850. Died 4 Nov 1855.
wife Hannah SHAW*,   sons Allen*, Wright*, William (predeceased his father) & Robert SHAW*;   daughters Sarah, Mary & Hannah SHAW.
Witnesses: Alfred LEIGH,   Benjamin THORNE.
Codicil: 21 Sep 1855. grandson William SHAW (son of William),   daughters named in my will Sarah SHAW & Mary SHAW,   should be Sarah BOWERS &   Mary DEWSNAP one being the wife of William BOWERS,   the other the wife of Joseph DEWSNAP.
Witnesses: John ANDREW,   Nehemiah CHADWICK.
Probate granted 15 Nov 1855.  Estate under the value of £200.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1858

JONES
MANDER
MARSDEN
MOSLEY
SMITH
SWINDELL
TAYLOR
SWINDELL, Charles - of Stoney Middleton, co. Derby, cordwainer, 10 Jul 1858.
Executors or Trustees: none named.
Beneficiaries: (1) to nephew John SWINDELL the stable situate on the south side of Stoney Middleton Town Street together with the plot of garden ground which is situate to the south side of my dwelling house and also the clock and chest which stand in that part of my dwelling house or residence which is known by the term The House Chamber for his own use and benefit during the term of his natural life, but upon John's death, the stable and garden plot shall be left by will unto his son Charles SWINDELL.
(2) to niece Elizabeth SWINDELL the whole of my dwelling house in which I now reside together with the kitchen adjoining the west side thereof together with the 2 plots or parcels of ground which are situate the one to the south side the other to the north side of my house respectively to which I add the whole of my books and household furrniture and other property which may be found in my dwelling house at my decease except the clock and chest aforesaid bequeathed to John SWINDELL and one box. At her decease, the whole of Elizabeth's bequest to pass to her son Charles Henry SWINDELL, but should Charles Henry die without lawful issue, then his bequest to pass to John SWINDELL and his heirs forever.
(3) to Henry the son of the aforesaid John SWINDELL the box which now stands at that part of my dwelling house called the Parlour Chamber.
Witnesses: Urban SMITH, Minister of Stoney Middleton;   Sam MARSDEN;   Henry JONES of Stoney Middleton, schoolmaster.
Admin (with the will annexed) granted 24 Mar 1860 to Elizabeth MOSLEY wife of John MOSLEY) heretofore SWINDELL spinster the lawful niece and one of the next of kin of the said deceased and a legatee named in the said will no executor or residuary legatee being named therein and the said deceased having died a widower without child or parent or brother or sister. Before Thos MANDER a Commissioner to administer oaths in Chancery in England. Effects under £20. Extracted by Mr. G. TAYLOR Solicitor Derby. Testator died Aug 1858.
[Transcribed at Matlock Record Office by Janet Kirk]

Contact: Janet Kirk

 

1859

CORNISH
GODDARD
JACKSON
JONES
LEE
SELLERS
SMITH
TAYLOR
WALKER
WALTERS
SELLERS, John - of Stony Middleton i/t/p Hathersage, cordwainer, 6 Jul 1857.
my daughter Mary SELLERS - to have all my household furniture... and "that part of my dwellinghouse in which I reside... called The Kitchen and used by me as such and the Pantry attached and also the Lodging Room immediately over the aforesaid Kitchen and my Workshop adjoining the Weather Side of the Kitchen... [plus] the plot of Garden Land... situate on the N. side of the Causeway and footpath which leads to my aforesaid dwellinghouse, including the Garden Stock and fence".
All my remaining estate real and personal to be sold and proceeds &c. divided amongst my five daughters namely Hannah wife of John WALKER,   Martha wife of John LEE,   Mary SELLERS,   Amy wife of Daniel JACKSON,   and Sarah wife of William WALTERS.
Witnesses: Urban SMITH Minister of Stoney Middleton;   Henry GODDARD.
Died 27 Oct 1859 at Stoney Middleton.   Sworn by Urban SMITH at Bakewell 14 Nov 1859, before Herbert Kestell CORNISH, a Clerk Surrogate.
Proved at Derby 16 Nov 1859 by the Oaths of Mr. Henry JONES, schoolmaster,  and Mr. Thos. JACKSON, broommaker, both of Stony Middleton.  Effects under £20. Extracted by Wm G TAYLOR, Solr., Derby.
Note: Henry JONES and Thos JACKSON were appointed in the Will to "deal with my Estates", and not actually named as Executors, so an additional oath by Urban SMITH was necessary to say "the said Testator executed the said Will".

 

1865

HOBSON
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Thomas, of Queen St Macclesfield.
mentions John SHEPLEY, Nancy SHEPLEY, William SHEPLEY and Hannah HOBSON. No children mentioned.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1873

BLANKLEY
COUPE
CUTLER
DAY
GIBSON
HIBBERT
SLATER
SPARROW
SPENCER
WAGSTAFF
SLATER, James - of Pinxton, Derby, Miner, 15 Feb 1867.
Executors: son James SLATER of South Normanton & friend George COUPE, gentleman of Pinxton.
Mentions: son John SLATER,   daughter Mary BLANKLEY,   son Samuel SLATER,   daughter Jane DAY,   James BLANKLEY,   Thomas HIBBERT,   & John SPARROW.
Grandchildren: Jane SLATER,   Hannah HIBBERT,   Elizabeth WAGSTAFF.
Witnesses: William GIBSON, Ironmonger of Alfreton,   Joseph SPENCER of Shirland,   & T.S. CUTLER.
Proved at Derby 23 May 1873.
The testator, James SLATER was late of Pinxton, Miner and died 6 Mar 1873 aforesaid. Effects under £20.

Contact: Carol Ryan

 

1875

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, John, late of 40 Lord Street Macclesfield co. Chester, Silk Weaver, a widower. Died 16 Oct 1867 at 40 Lord Street.
granted at Chester to William SHEPLEY of 20 Copper Street Macclesfield,   Silk Steward, the son and one of the Next of Kin.
Probate to William SHEPLEY of Wheelock Heath (brother) 5 Apr 1875.  Estate less than £50.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1875

BOOTH
SHEPLEY
SHUFFLEBOTHAM
STEELE
WHITE
SHEPLEY, John, late of Macclesfield in the County of Chester. Yeoman. Died 29 Jun 1875 at Macclesfield.
mentions daughter Elizabeth wife of Thomas STEELE,   daughter Mary Ann wife of Henry WHITE,   daughter Martha wife of Joseph WHITE,   late daughter Sarah SHUFFLEBOTHAM. proved at Chester by John Thomas BOOTH* of Bollington,   in the Parish of Prestbury, said County Attorneys clerk and son James SHEPLEY* of Hurdsfield in the said County, Silk Weaver.
Date 28 Jul 1875.  Estate less than £300.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1875

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, John, late of Brookfield, Glossop, Cotton Manufacturer. Died 4 Jul 1875 at Brookfield.
by William SHEPLEY* of Brookfield Esquire the brother
Proved at Derby 6 Oct 1875.  Estate less than £14000.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1875

PINGERTON
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Joshua, late of Hyde in the County of Chester, Yeoman. Died 7 Nov 1875 at Hyde.
by Margaret SHEPLEY* of Hyde widow the relict,   brother Thomas SHEPLEY* of the Lumn Hyde, Yeoman and Robert PINGERTON* of Hyde, Machinist.
Date 15 Dec 1875.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1884

BLANT
BLUNT
COOKE
GOODWIN
SMITH
SNEAD
SWINDELL
THOMPSON
TOFT
SMITH, Joseph - of Bank House, Cold Well End, i/t/p Youlgreave co. Derby, lead miner, 12 Feb 1884.
Sole Executrix: dau Hannah SWINDELL.
Beneficiaries: son Joseph SMITH and his male heirs the house I now occupy called Bank House, with the gardens, buildings, &c.;   should Joseph die without male issue, then the property goes to my son James SMITH and his male heirs and in case my son James SMITH leaves no male issue I will and bequeath the above named property to my son John Thomas SMITH and his heirs;   also Joseph to have all my household furniture after my wife Ann SMITH's death;   also to Joseph, eight twenty fourth shares of Magshaw Rake lead mine with a like share of the materials and mining plant belonging the said mine, plus the horse cart and gearing;   also to Joseph, 2 cottage houses stable gardens and buildings attached thereto situate near the Primitive Methodist Chapel;   under proviso when the cottages are sold, son John Thomas SMITH the sum of £20;   son James SMITH £10;   son Joseph SMITH £15;   dau Emma BLUNT [sic, should be BLANT] £5;   and son-in-law "Alice" [sic, should be Alex] THOMPSON £5;   to son James SMITH eight twenty fourth shares in Magshaw Rake lead mine with a like share of the materials and mining plant and same to dau Hannah SWINDELL;   to my wife Ann SMITH a homestead at Bank House with the use of my furniture and interest accruing from my real and personal property for her life or long as she is a widow and after her death, the remainder of my personal property equally to my daurs or thir children;   to my deceased daughter Mary Ann THOMPSON's children one fourth part to be deposited in the Sheffield and Rotherham Bank, Bakewell till the youngest child reaches 18;   one fourth part to my daughter Hannah SWINDELL or her children;   one fourth part to my daughter Harriett SNEAD or her children.
Witnesses: Henry TOFT, mine agent, Alport and William Griffith COOKE.
Probate granted at Derby 28 Jul 1884 to Hannah SWINDELL widow the daughter the sole executrix. Gross value of personal estate £186. Extracted by F.S. GOODWIN, Solicitor, Bakewell. Testator died 10 July 1884 at Youlgreave.
[Transcribed at Matlock Record Office by Janet Kirk]

Contact: Janet Kirk

 

1889

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Marmaduke, late of 4 Raphael Street Haliwell Bolton Gentleman. Died 15 Feb 1889.
Estate £1366-2-11.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1889

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, William, late of Mottram en Longendale in Chester, Calico Dyer. Died 2 Jul 1889.
to Betsy SHEPLEY* widow at Rose Cottage, Mottram en Logendale.
Estate £278-15-6.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1889

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, James, late of Hollins Talke of the Hill, co. Stafford. Died 16 Apr 1889.
Date 11 Sep 1889.   Estate £53.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1889

ALLEN
BROWN
BUCKLEY
GLOSSOP
GOODWIN
GREGORY
SHEPHERD
SIDDALL
TOFT
SIDDALL, William - of Curbar co. Derby, farmer and shopkeeper. 13 Jul 1883.
to my daughter Harriet (wife of James BUCKLEY) - £50;   to my daughter Anne GREGORY - £10;   to my daughter Elizabeth (wife of George SHEPHERD) - £10;   to my granddaughter Mary Maria GLOSSOP - the residue of my estate &c.
Executor & Executrix: my friend John TOFT of Alport, and my granddaughter Mary Maria GLOSSOP.
Witnesses: Frank S GOODWIN, solicitor, Bakewell,   Mary E ALLEN, Curbar.
Proved at Derby 22 Oct 1889 by the Oaths of John TOFT and  Mary Maria BROWN (wife of John BROWN) heretofore GLOSSOP, spinster.
[1] William d. 10 Jul 1889 at Curbar. Gross value of personal estate £216-0-0.
[2] Daughter Anne mar Baslow 3 Jan 1859 James GREGORY; daughter Martha mar Baslow 22 Nov 1859 Richard GLOSSOP and d. 27 Apr 1861.

Contact: Rodney Shaw

 

1890

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Margaret, late of Lane Head Charlesworth in the Parish of Glossop. Died 4 Oct 1890.
son Thomas SHEPLEY of High Lane Charlesworth.
Estate £447-6-8.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1891

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, William, late of Brookfield in the Parish of Glossop. Died 7 May 1889.
proved by Charles Woffenden SHEPLEY of Brookfield, Cotton Manufacturer.
Date 22 Dec 1891.  Estate £2602-17-0.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1892

CLOUGH
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Hannah, of the Hollins Talke o'th'Hill Staffordshire, widow. Died 30 Jan 1892.
to Enoch CLOUGH, beerseller.
Probate Lichfield 1892.  Estate £20.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1892

BLACKMORE
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, John, of 40 Brook St Hyde Cheshire. Died 16 Feb 1890. (Ad)
to Sarah BLACKMORE (wife of Thomas BLACKMORE).
Admin. London 7 Apr 1892.  Estate £85; resworn Oct 1892. £496-8-7.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1892

BARRACLOUGH
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Charles, of Law Street Cleckheaton Yorkshire. Flock Merchant. Died 28 Jun 1892.
to David BARRACLOUGH Professor of Music and Joseph RHODES wool sorter
Probate 23 Jul 1892.  Estate £95-16-2.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1892

BOOTH
BOYD
CHOLESTON
COOPER
CROOKS
FROST
GIBSON
GLOBE
GREGORY
HADFIELD
HARRISON
HOLMES
JACKSON
JACQUES
JENNISON
JESSOP
KIDDY
MELBOURNE
PARKER
PARKIN
POUNDALL
ROGERS
SANDERS
SHAW
SMITH
STEVENSON
STRUTT
TOPHAM
WARREN
WHITE
WILLIAMS
WINTERBOURNE
YARDLEY
SANDERS, Constantine, of Belper, Gentleman. Died 9 Jul 1892 at Belper.
son Abner Melbourne SANDERS*,   friend William Henry WINTERBOURNE* of Belper, Bank Manager,   John BOOTH* of Belper, Grocer;   wife Ann SANDERS,   father William SANDERS deceased,   son Ernest Melbourne SANDERS,   daughter Mary Ellen wife of William GREGORY,   daughter Sarah Ann wife of George FROST,   son Laban Melbourne SANDERS,   daughter Julia Ann wife of Thomas Cresswell PARKIN. People who had sold Constantine land: William CHOLESTON,   John HADFIELD,   James HARRISON deceased,   Edward JACQUES,   John KIDDY deceased,   Emmanuel PARKER deceased,   George Henry STRUTT,   John Cowper TOPHAM deceased &   James WILLIAMS.
Tenants: George BOYD,   Job COOPER,   Henry CROOKS,   George FROST,   Stewart Dudley GIBSON,   Charles GLOBE,   William HOLMES,   Joseph JACKSON,   Herbert JENNISON,   Thomas JENNISON,   James JESSOP,   Evan MELBOURNE,   William POUNDALL,   John ROGERS,   William SHAW,   Herbert STEVENSON,   James Henry STEVENSON,   Alfred WARREN,   John WHITE &   George YARDLEY.
Witnesses: Frances J JACKSON Sol. Belper,   Charles A SMITH his Clerk.
Proved at Derby 23 Aug 1892  Effects: Gross value of Personal Estate £4,018-6-11  [ie 4,018 pounds 6 shillings and 11 pence].

Contact: Ashley Sanders

 

1892

SHEPLEY
SHIPLEY
SHEPLEY, Harriet, of Brookfield Glossop. Widow. Died 9 Mar 1890.
to Charles Woffenden SHIPLEY (Shepley?), cotton manufacturer.
Probate 17 Dec 1892.  Estate £1444-3-0.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1893

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, William, of Wheelock near Sandbach.
to William SHEPLEY coal merchant and farmer.
See William SHEPLEY 1897.
Date 1893.  Estate £61.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1893

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Joshua, of High St Horsbury Yorkshire. Innkeeper. Died 5 Jul 1893.
to Eliza Ann SHEPLEY, widow.
See also May 1911.
Probate Wakefield 22 Nov 1893.  Estate £467-18-5.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1894

ROWBOTTOM
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, David, of Charlesworth Glossop. Shoemaker. Died 21 Jul 1894.
to Mary SHEPLEY, widow,   David Henry SHEPLEY, Railway Clerk,   and George ROWBOTTOM and James ROWBOTTOM, cotton spinners.
Probate Derby 10 Oct 1894.  Estate £1759-5-0.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1895

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Eli, of 4 Cardigan Street, Royton, Lancs. Died 5 Mar 1895. (Ad)
to Nancy SHEPLEY, spinster.
Admin. Manchester 27 Apr 1895.  Estate £162-10-3.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1895

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Charles, of 58 Arundel Street Glossop. Died 26 May 1895. (Ad)
to Sarah SHEPLEY, widow.
Admin. Derby 29 Nov 1895.  Estate £978.

Contact: Graham Hadfield

 

1895

COCKERTON
GOODWIN
SMITH
SMITH, James - of Burton Moor Farm in the township of Bakewell, co. Derby, farmer. 17 Sep 1888.
Executrix & Executor: dau Catharine Ann SMITH & son George SMITH.
Beneficiaries: all real and personal estate unto my daughter and son Catharine Ann SMITH and George SMITH in equal shares as tenants in common absolutely And I respectfully request my noble landlord to accept my said daughter and son as tenants of the farm I now hold as his tenant.
Witnesses: Frank S. GOODWIN, Solicitor, Bakewell and Vernon R. COCKERTON, his Articled Clerk.
Probate granted 29 Nov 1895 to Catharine Ann SMITH and George SMITH the executors.
[Transcribed at Matlock Record Office by Janet Kirk]

Contact: Janet Kirk

 

1897

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, William, of Norton Bridge, Stone. Died 30 May 1897.
Estate £2100-10-10.

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1901

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Thomas, of Aldershot, Hants. Died 19 Dec 1900 at sea. (Ad)
to Bertha Innocence SHEPLEY, spinster.
See 1949 for Bertha Innocence SHEPLEY's will.
Admin. London 12 Jun 1901.  Estate £284-19-1.

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1919

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Charles Woffenden, of Gamesley House, Glossop, Derbyshire. Died 23 Sep 1918.
to The Public Trustee.
Probate London 5 Feb 1919.  Estate £105327-1-9.

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1937

MCAULEY
PHILIPPS
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Esther, of 4 Grange Road, Layton, Blackpool, widow. Died 4 Feb 1937 at The Cleverley Nursing Home, 160 Reads Ave, Blackpool.
to Charles Murray PHILIPPS, solicitor,   and Joseph MCAULEY, physician and surgeon.
Probate Lancaster 1937.  Estate £6478-9-9.

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1937

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Bertha Elizabeth, of 227 Dialstone Lane, Stockport, Cheshire, spinster. Died 24 Mar 1937 at The Stockport Infirmary.
to David Henry SHEPLEY, retired railway secretary of funds,   and Jane Buckley SHEPLEY, spinster.
Probate Manchester 23 Apr 1937.  Estate £6683-2-10.

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1937

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Amelia, 14 Broxash Road, Clapham Common, Surrey, wife of William Henry SHEPLEY. Died 27 Mar 1937 at The Horton Hospital, Epsom, Surrey.
to said William Henry SHEPLEY, Professor of Music.
Probate London 18 May 1937.  Estate £1076-6-10.

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1945

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Frank Holland, of The Dingle, Haslington, Cheshire. Died 25 April 1945 at The Memorial Hospital, Crewe. (Ad)
to son Frank Josephus SHEPLEY, Sanitary Inspector. Further grant Birmingham 20 Dec 1990 to Hedley Levi SHEPLEY of High Wycombe and Alan Trevor SHEPLEY of 143 Crewe Rd Sandbach.
Frank HOLLAND married Nantwich Sep 1905 8a 763. See Frank Josephus SHEPLEY 1990; Hedley Levi SHEPLEY 1992.
Admin. Llandudno 21 Jul 1945.  Estate £949-15-9 £251,052 in 1990 grant.

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1949

EVANS
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Edith Hannah, of 188 Black Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire. Widow. Died 11 Jan 1949. (Ad)
to Florence Agnes EVANS, Spinster.
See Thomas SHEPLEY 1949; William SHEPLEY 1951; Mary Ann SHEPLEY 1963.
Admin. London 11 May 1949.  Estate £4309-9-5.

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1949

SHEPLEY
TAYLOR
WILKINS
SHEPLEY, Bertha Innocence, of 41 Cleveland Rd, Lytham, Lancs. Spinster. Died 8 Nov 1938 at The Hospital, Lytham.
to Elizabeth WILKINS and Hilda TAYLOR spinsters.
Admin. (with will) Lancaster 23 May 1949.  Estate £151-1-11.

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1949

EVANS
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Thomas, of 188 Black Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire. Died 6 Jan 1949.
to Florence Agnes EVANS, spinster.
See Edith Hannah SHEPLEY 1949; William SHEPLEY 1951; Mary Ann SHEPLEY 1963.
Admin. (with will) London 8 Jul 1949.  Estate £1778-10-4.

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1951

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, William, of 31 Pownall Street Macclesfield. (Ad)
Died 18th Apr 1951 at Christies Hospital, Didsbury, Manchester Lanc. to Mary Ann SHEPLEY, widow.
See Thomas SHEPLEY 1949; Edith Hannah SHEPLEY 1949; Mary Ann SHEPLEY 1963.
Admin. 1951.  Estate £711-7-4.

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1959

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Harry, of 1 Grange Street, Oldham. Died 12 Nov 1959.
to Fred SHEPLEY joiner.
Probate 1959.  Estate £148-16-7.

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1959

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Lucy, of 7 Martin Ave, Salem, Oldham. Widow. Died 21 Oct 1959.
to Albert SHEPLEY, joiner
Probate 1959.  Estate £1092-1-6.

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1962

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Mary Ann, of 188 Black Road Macclesfield. (Ad)
Died 21 Aug 1962 at Moss Lane Hospital Macclesfield.
See Thomas SHEPLEY 1949; Edith Hannah SHEPLEY 1949; William SHEPLEY 1951.
Admin. to William SHEPLEY, son, of 188 Black Road.  Estate £433-19-0.

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1962

SMITH
SMITH, Arthur Michael Shepley, of The Old Burlington, Church St, Chiswick, London. Died 28 Sep 1961 at Royal Marsden Hospital Chelsea.
to Evelyn Mary Patricia Shepley SMITH, widow
See Evelyn Mary Patricia Shepley SMITH 1985.
Probate 11 Apr 1962.  Estate £1123-11-8.

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1969

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Jack, of Golden Lion High Street Newcastle under Lyme, Staffs. Died 26 Oct 1968 at Loggerheads Sanitorium, Loggerheads, Staffs. (Ad)
to Florence SHEPLEY.
Admin. London 16 Jan 1969.  Estate £1744-4-0.

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1969

CHARLESWORTH
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Fred, of 63 Dyserth Road, Rhyl, Flintshire; formerly of Alrick House, Crewe Rd, Alsager, Cheshire. Died 16 Sep 1968.
to Alice SHEPLEY widow of above and Harold CHARLESWORTH solicitor of 13 Offley Rd, Sandbach, Cheshire.
Probate Chester 26 Mar 1969.  Estate £515-15-0.

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1974

LORENZO
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Emily May, of Arclid Hospital, Arclid, Sandbach, Cheshire. Died 12 Aug 1974.
Mentions nephew Derek LORENZO
MARSHALL Francis. b. 5 May 1901. Died Congleton Sep 1974 35 0281.
Probate London 24 Sep 1974.  Estate £11873.

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1975

CALLENDER
SHEPLEY
WALMSLEY
WINDER
SHEPLEY, James, of 6 South Ave, Haslington, Crewe. Died 27 Mar 1975.
dau Florence May WALMSLEY of 6 South Ave, Haslington Crewe;   dau Ethel Boughey WINDER of 20 Roughdown Road, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead;   dau Dorothy CALLENDER of Long Chase Farm, Holywell, Flint;   grandchildren: Roger, Anne and Mary WALMSLEY,   Ian and Kay CALLENDER,   Harriet Smallwood WINDER.
Probate Sheffield 28 May 1975.  Estate £3031.

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1976

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Ruth Platt, of Beaumont View Hare Runs Estate Lancaster. Died 17 Sep 1976.
Probate Liverpool 2 Nov 1976.  Estate £5865.

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1976

CAMPBELL
HUMPHREY
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Ida Mary (See Humphrey in Index)
Ida May HUMPHREY or CAMPBELL or SHEPLEY,   of 97 High Streatham High Road London SW16. Died 12 Mar 1975.
Probate 30 Nov 1976 London.  Estate £25190.

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1977

CHAMPLEY
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Albert Josephus, of 49 Beaufort Road, Morecambe, Lancs. Died 3 Dec 1976. (Ad)
All estate to pass to Mrs Grace CHAMPLEY of 49 Beaufort Road,   Morecambe, Lancs.
Admin. Liverpool 27 Jan 1977.  Estate £8576-13-0.

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1978

READ
SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Albert, of Parkside Hospital, Macclesfield. Died 9 Jan 1978. (Ad)
All estate to pass to Mrs Alice READ of 8 Larch Drive, Greenacres Estate,   Letterworth, Leicestershire.
Admin. Birmingham 26 Apr 1978.  Estate £2117-54-0.

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1981

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Samuel, of 7 Bryn Marl, Llandudno Junction, Gwynedd. Died 8 Feb 1981.
Probate Llandaff 15 Oct 1981.  Estate £2401.

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1982

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Ada Mason, of The Laurels, Walnut Drive, Winsford, Cheshire. Died 31 Oct 1981. (Ad)
Admin. Birmingham 1982.  Estate not exceeding £25000.

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1982

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Harry, of 60 Cedar St Ashton under Lyne, Lancs. Died 25 Feb 1982. (Ad)
Admin. Manchester 1982.  Estate not exceeding £25000.

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1985

SMITH
STRANSKY
SMITH, Evelyn Mary Patricia Shepley, of Old Station House, Knockroe, Ballydehob, Co Cork. Died 29 Dec 1983.
Mentions son Peter STRANSKY.
See Arthur Michael Shepley SMITH 1962.
Probate London 4 Jun 1985  Estate £40685 in England & Wales.

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1990

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Gladys Amy, of 30 Maytrees Hitchin Herts. Died 8 Jun 1990.
Probate Ipswich Jul 3 1990.  Estate not exceeding £100000.

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1990

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Frank Josephus, of 143 Crewe Road Sandbach Cheshire. Died 7 Apr 1990. (Ad)
to Edwina May SHEPLEY, widow of above.
Frank Josephus married ?Edwina May Jones CREWE Mar 1939 8a 545. See Frank Holland SHEPLEY 1945; Hedley Levi SHEPLEY 1992.
Admin. Birmingham 17 May 1990.  Estate less than£100000.

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1992

SHEPLEY
SHEPLEY, Hedley Levi, of High Wycombe. Died 16 Mar 1992.
to Kathleen SHEPLEY.
Levi Hedley SHEPLEY b. Mar 1917 Nantwich 8a 509. Mother maiden name MASON. See Frank Holland SHEPLEY 1945; Frank Josephus SHEPLEY 1990.
Probate Winchester 9 Jun 1992.  Estate £51853.

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