Miscellaneous Wills in the Bednall Collection

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Date

Name

Spouse Name

Children's Names

Address

Notes

Other Names Mentioned

11

26/02/1877

William Betteridge

Frances

Agnes Fanny;

Edingale, Staffordshire

Butcher. He had property in Hartshorne Derbyshire and also in Ashby Wolds, Leicestershire inherited from his grandfather and father respectively. James Rowley of Woodville was an earthenware manufacturer.

Rowley; Stanley; Atkins;

3

10/07/1890

Hannah Birch

 

William (Bestwick). George Henry (Bestwick)

Ball Haye Road, Leek, Staffordshire

Widow. Her first husband was John Bestwick who had been married previously and had had children.

Bestwick; Burton;  Kirkham; Band;

193

21/06/1886

Charles Binns

Julia Parker Binns

Mary Elizabeth Siddall wife of Dr Joseph Bower Siddall,  Florence Carrington, Emily Rachel Rickman, Adeline Wilson,

Clay Cross Hall, Clay Cross, Derbyshire, UK

Mentions portrait presented to him by the Chesterfield Institute of Mining Engineers.

Copy will . His brother was Jonathon George Binns. Nephews and neices-George Jonathon Binns, Marion Pohl, Francis Binns,  Grandsons and granddaughters-Joseph Law Wilson, Reginald Binns Rickman.  His servant- Rosa Shepherd. His friend-  Mrs Eliza Sproat.  Others-George Howe, John Sheen.

18

01/07/1871

James Bloor

Dorothy

Adam; Charles;  Elisa;

Bottom Lane, Ipstones, Staffordshire

Farmer. His daughter Elisa had had an illegitimate child -a son Finney.

Cope;

77

24/01/1898

Harry Reginald Boothroyd

Matilda Kerr

 

Fort Beaufort, Colony of the Cape of Good Hope

Storekeeper . It includes other documents including copies of letters of administration, the couple's wedding certificate and a letter from the widow.

Dorrington; Vise;

194

03/04/1857

Ellen Bold

 

 

Leek, Staffordshire.

Shopkeeper. The will mentions her brothers  William Goldstraw, George Goldstraw, Isaac Goldstraw and his wife Maria, Samuel Goldstraw, her sisters Hannah Wardles (deceased), Mary Birchenough and Elizabeth Goldstraw. It also mentions  George and Maria Goldstraw's children Elizabeth and Joseph.

Her brother George was not in this country. The executors were John Hill of West Street, Leek and  George Goldstraw of Stafford |Street, Hanley, Staffordshire. The will was witnessed by Ralph Mountfort senoir and Abraham Steele.

5

02/10/1888

Herbert Bourne

 

 

Ladderedge, Leek, Staffordshire

Shoemaker. 

Stubbs; Allcock; Holdcroft; Rider; Payne; Mountford; Pointon; Bayley; Lankester; Sherratt; Gasken; Mayer; Kirby; Wardle;

70

01/01/1933

Charles Bowman

 

 

19 Park Road, Fenton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Coachman (retd). Will not fully dated.

Griffiths; Hann; Meakin; Latham; Talbot;

69

01/01/1922

Charles Bowman

Mary

Gertrude; Ada; Hannah; Elizabeth; Beatrice; Martha;

Oulton, Stone, Staffordshire

Coachman. Will not fully dated.

Jones; Griffiths; Hann; Malow;

100

01/01/1933

Sydney Getliffe Bown

Florence

 

Derby House, Upton, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Charted Accountant. Will dated only 1933 and is unsigned.

 

119

04/04/1894

Elizabeth Bradbury

George

James; Mary Anne; Albert;

High Street, Tunstall, Stafford

 

 

35

10/10/1881

Francis Bradshaw

 

 

Barton Park, Derbyshire

The younger Bradshaw of this name.

Holland; Britt;

61

26/01/1891

Elizabeth Brooks

Unmarried

 

Pickwood, Leek, Staffordshire

She had a brother Joseph and sisters Emma and Frances

Harrison; Dunwell

175

18/06/1885

William Broster

 

Joseph Broster

Leek, Staffordshire.

Silk Manufacturer. Wife mentioned but not named. Fresh will dated 8 July 1891.

Potts; Shaw;Birch;

113

19/06/1891

William Broster

 

Joseph, Ralph Bott Broster;

Holly Bank, King Street, Leek, Staffordshire

Silk manufacturer.  

Bott;

199

03/09/1955

Richard Elkanah Brown     79 Gloucester Street, London. Porter (retired).  Draft will Mentions his nephew Reginald Perry Mrs Shripton of same London address; B. Leese of Stone; F. Williams of Stoke on Trent.
47   06/08/1891   Thomas Burnett       Dale Farm, Grindon, Staffordshire   Farmer. He also owned Hustings Farm at Mixon, Onecote, Staffs and Hurslow Farm at Grindon. Hill; Bonsall; Howson; Smith; Austin; Goodall;  

 

 

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