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Towcester Town Hall

Towcester Wills 1724-1856

Date

Testator & Executors

Description

Beneficiaries

Reln

Description

Value ()

1734

Daniel William

Whittawer

 

 

 

 

 

Barford Valentine

Gent of Cald.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1716

Davis Richard

Grocer

 

 

Note 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1720

Davis Henry

Grocer and Tobacconist

 

 

Note 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1722

Davis Dorothy

Widow

 

 

Note 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1734

Davis George

Baker

 

 

 

 

 

Shackleton George

Glover

Davis Elizabeth

d

 

 

 

Shackleton Abraham

Glover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1735

Davis Peter

Pipemaker

 

 

 

 

 

Webb William

Bailiff

Davis Elizabeth

?

wife/dau ?

 

 

Davis William

Horse dealer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1794

Davis Richard

Innholder

 

 

 

 

 

Pinckard John

Gent of Hanley

Ann, Eliena, Wm

chd

 

 

 

Wood John

Butcher

Eliz, Mary, Jane

chd

 

 

 

 

 

Frances, Rebecca

chd

 

 

 

 

 

Davis Ann Watkins

d

minor

 

 

 

 

Davis Elena, Eliz

d

minor

 

 

 

 

Davis William

s

minor

 

 

 

 

Davis Jane Watkins

d

minor

 

 

 

 

Davis Mary Herbert

d

minor

 

 

 

 

Davis Frances

d

minor

 

 

 

 

Davis Rebecca

d

minor

 

 

 

 

Clarke Elenna

 

Aunt-guardian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1796

Davis Elizabeth

Widow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Davis John, Richard

s

 

 

 

 

 

Fillingham

sis

 

 

 

 

 

Davis William

s

Blacksmith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1808

Davis William

Blacksmith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Davis John

 

Blacksmith

 

 

 

 

Davis Richard

 

Blacksmith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1826

Davis John

Blacksmith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Davis William

s

 

 

 

 

 

Davis Richard

n

 

 

 

 

 

Davis Mary

d

infirm

 

 

 

 

Frost Elizabeth

d

 

 

 

 

 

Davis Sarah

d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1846

Davis Mary

Spinster

 

 

 

 

 

Thomason James

Mason

 

 

 

 

 

Kirby Thos

Saddler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1846

Davis William

Blacksmith

 

 

 

 

 

Key Bennet

Butcher

Davis Rebecca

w

78 Watling St

100

 

Inns John

Inn holder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1814

Dawes John

Cordwainer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dawes Louisa

w

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1777

Dawkes Richard

Yeoman

 

 

 

 

 

Plowman John

Grazier of Cald

Cook, Robt & John

n

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Hannah

w

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1712

Day John

Saddler

 

 

Note 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1794

Deacon Samuel

Surgeon

 

 

Note 3

 

 

 

 

Deacon Mary

w

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1794

Deacon Mary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheppard Mary

d

w of Richard S.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1825

Deacon Mary

wid of Sam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deacon Mary

 

nee Burnhill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1761

Dean Jeremiah

Victualler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dean Elizabeth

w

 

 

 

 

 

Dean James

s

 

 

 

 

 

Dean Mary

d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1776

Dean James

Apothecary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dean James

s

 

**

 

 

 

Dean Jeremiah

s

 

 

 

 

 

Dean Elizabeth

m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1779

Dean Elizabeth

Grandmother

 

 

 

 

 

Dean John

Maltster

Dean Jeremiah -16

gs

orphaned s James

 

 

Scotton John

Shopkeeper

Dean James - 15

gs

orphaned s James

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1726

Denton Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dove Thomas

Labourer

Denton Mary

w

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1718

Dimmock William

Yeoman

 

 

Note 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1787

Dolton Elizabeth

Widow, Easton Neston

 

 

Note 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1755

Dove Richard

Sawyer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dove Emma

d

 

 

 

 

 

Dove William

s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1757

Dove Thomas

Victualler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dove Thomas

s

 

 

 

 

 

Dove Richard

s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1817

Drake Josiah

Draper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hinton William

s

 

 

 

 

 

Hinton Elizabeth

w

deceased

450

 

 

 

Hinton Esther

sis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1721

Dunkley Thomas

Husband

 

 

Note 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1783

Durham Thomas

Cordwainer

 

 

 

 

 

Webb John

Brazier

Durham Ann

w

 

 

 

Wilcox Robert

Stationer

Richards Mary

d

 

 

 

 

 

Williams Elizabeth

d

 

 

 

 

 

Williams charlotte

d

 

 

 

 

 

Durham Thos, Geo

s

 

 

 

 

 

Durham Richard

s

 

 

 

 

 

Dawkes Sarah

d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1797

Durham Ann

Widow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Durham Wm, Richard

s

 

 

 

 

 

Richards Mary

d

 

 

 

 

 

Watkins Elizabeth

d

 

 

 

 

 

Cockerill charlotte

d

 

 

 

 

 

Durham Geo, Wm

s

 

 

 

 

 

Dawkes Sarah

d

 

 

 

 

 

Williams Ann

gd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1797

Durham William

Cordwainer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Durham Richard

b

 

 

 

 

 

Durham Thomas

b

 

 

 

 

 

Durham George

b

 

 

 

 

 

Richards Mary

sis

 

 

 

 

 

Dawkes Sarah

sis

 

 

 

 

 

Williams Elizabeth

sis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1822

Durham Richard

Tailor/Farmer

 

 

 

 

 

Gurney John

Victualler

Durham Dinah

w

 

 

 

Foster Ezekiel

Tailor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Notes

  1. The name, date and description appears only in the tdlhs data base and is not yet confirmed by supporting evidence.
  2. The name, date and description appears only in the NRO index and is not yet confirmed by supporting evidence.
  3. Samuel Deacon. His will was proved at the PCC and there is an extract in the Fermor Hesketh papers, bundle XIV. Probate was granted on 2nd July 1794. There is nothing in the regular Wills index at the NRO.



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