OTHER SURNAMES MENTIONED: BALLMER, BOWERS, BOWES, CHAMBERLAYNE, COLLINS, COTES, DAVID, DE CRASIO, GOLDFRAPP, GRIMSTEAD, GUEST, HAMMOND, HARPER, HARRIS, HASTINGS, HATCH, HENLY, INGLES, IVOR, JONES, KAY, LAUJOL, MEDLEY, MILSO, NICHOLLS, NORTON, OWYN, RAWLINSON, SMITH, SOWBY, STOKES, TAVERN, TRISTAM, WILSON, WRIGHT,
|SAMUEL CRESWICKE (1630-1683)
SAMUEL CRESWICKE was born about 1630. He married Hester Ash of Stowford, Wiltshire. He was buried 24th April 1683. Their three surviving children were:
ELIZABETH CRESWICKE married PENYSTON HASTINGS. They became the great-grandparents of WARREN HASTINGS, first Governor-General of India.
HESTER CRESWICKE married RICHARD INGLES of Stanton
SAMUEL CRESWICKE's will, dated two days before he was buried:
I SAMUEL CRESWICKE of Morton .. Marsh in the county of Gloucester Gentleman being of ... health of body and of sound mind and ... and ... and ... ... blessed ... God ... ... and ... this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following. And first I commit my soul into the hands of God, my faithfull ... hoping for eternall Salvation of his ... ... through the Satisf... and intromission of my blessed Redeemer and the communion of the Holy Ghost ... ... ... and ... and my frail body to be laid in the earth as near my dear wife in the Chancel of the Church of Morton as may bee with ... hoping for a joyfull resurrection at the last day. And for the worldly estates that it hath pleased the Lord to make me Steward of deposit as followeth. First I give the summe of forty shillings to the poor of this town. Item I give the sum of tenne pounds to bee added to the Church store of this town. Item I give to my Daughter HASTINGS and her children the summe of Two hundred pounds to bee dispersed of as she shall think convenient amongst them. And this I do in consideration and expectation of my Sonne HASTINGS ..ing my sonne HENRY CRESWICKE from the Bond which I stand bound with him to Mr. BALLMER of Aston and of his renouncing and confirming to my Daughter his wife a jointure of the moietie of the estate at Dailsford for her life according to the agreement between his father, himself and me before solemnising of the marriage and in consideration and ... of his other .........the......... hath from me, ... my hand touching the ......... and being accommodated in my family. The said Bond immediately upon my death to bee delivered to my sonne HENRY CRESWICKE as it is agreed betwixt my Sonne HASTINGS and my self and I give my Daughter the summe of Two hundred pounds before mentioned upon this consideration and with this ... farther that he the said PENYSTON HASTINGS shall give him the said HENRY a full discharge in relation to the marriage portion which is fully ............. by this legacee. Item I give to daughter ELIZABETH HASTINGS four pictures of Length which are in the galleries. Item I give her mine own picture in gold. Item I give to my daughter HESTER now the wife of RICHARD INGLES of STANTON the full summe of eight hundred pounds of good and lawfull money of England to bee paid to the said RICHARD INGLES for his marriage portion upon consideration of a jointure of eighty pounds per annum upon the said HESTER to bee settled the which summs of eight hundred pounds to be paid the tenth of May next ... the date hereof. Item I give my daughter HESTER before mentioned a round silver tankard and six silver spoons. Item I give my said daughter HESTER the Red Bedd with one quilt and the rest of the furniture of the room in which it standeth. Item I give to HESTER HARPER the summe of fifty pounds to bee paid to her at the end of three years after my decease. Item I give to Mr. MATHEW NORTON of this place the sum of ten shillings. Item to Mrs IVOR the summe of forty shillings. Item I give to JOHN OWYN the summe of Tenne shillings. Item I request and desire my two loving brothers Mr JOHN CRESWICKE and Mr JOSEPH CRESWICKE to be Overseers of this my Will and request their ...respects to my children and ... and I give to my said two brothers twenty shillings a piece to buy them rings. And I do ordaine my sonne HENRY CRESWICKE ... and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament and revoke all former wills in witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seale the two and twentieth day of April 1683. The mark of SAMUEL CRESWICKE Sealed and published in the presence of (witnesses) RICHARD NICHOLLS, IVOR FFR and THOMAS SOWBY.
JOSEPH CRESWICKE (1701-1772)
JOSEPH CRESWICKE was baptised 19 January 1701/02 in Moreton-in-Marsh. He married ELIZABETH LAUJOL at Saint Mary Abchurch, London, 19 Nov 1726. He was buried 18 July 1772 in Moreton-in-Marsh. Their surviving children were:
Eleanor 1727 - 1799 married THOMAS GRIMSTEAD. They became the g-g-g-grandparents of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, through their granddaughter, CHARLOTTE GRIMSTEAD, who married Thomas George Lyon Bowes.
Ann 1728 - after 1771 unmarried
Mary 1730 - after 1771 married SAMUEL COTES.
I JOSEPH CRESWICKE of Morton in Marsh in the County of Gloucester Esquire being of sound mind and memory and understanding do make this my last Will and Testament in manner following. And first my will is that my body be interred at Morton in Marsh in the County of Gloucester aforesaid in as private a manner as possible and also that all my just debts be fully paid and satisfied.
Item. I .. and bequeath unto my daughter ANN CRESWICKE the sum of four Thousand pounds to be paid within Six Months after my decease.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my said daughter ANN CRESWICKE all the furniture belonging to her own Room and also all the furniture belonging to the Dining Room in my dwelling house in Boswell Court London.
Item. I give and bequeath to my Son HENRY CRESWICKE and Son in Law THOMAS GRIMSTEAD one thousand pounds three per cent Bank Consolidated Annuities In Trust that they the said HENRY CRESWICKE and THOMAS GRIMSTEAD their Executors Administrators and Assigns or some or one of them shall and do pay assign transfer of deliver the same unto my granddaughter MARY ELIZABETH ELEANOR COTES when she shall attain her age of twenty one years or on the day of her marriage which shall first happen.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my Son HENRY CRESWICKE and Son in Law THOMAS GRIMSTEAD one Thousand pounds three Per Cent Bank Annuities In Trust that they the said HENRY CRESWICKE and THOMAS GRIMSTEAD their Executors Administrators and Assigns shall and do from time to time during the Life of my daughter ELEANOR GRIMSTEAD and her Assigns for such uses Intents and purposes only as she alone and without the Control of her present or any future husband shall direct and appoint and from and after the decease of my said daughter ELEANOR GRIMSTEAD that then my said Trustees their Executors Administrators or Assigns shall and do from time to time during the minority of my grandson JOSEPH VALENTINE GRIMSTEAD pay the Dividends Interest and Profits which shall arise the said Annuities for and towards his maintenance and education and so soon as he shall attain at the age of twenty one years that then my said Trustees their Executors Administrators or Assigns shall and do transfer and assign the said one thousand pounds three per cent Bank Annuities and all the Interest Dividends and Profits that shall or may be due thereon unto the said JOSEPH VALENTINE GRIMSTEAD.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my Grandson JOSEPH VALENTINE GRIMSTEAD One Thousand Pounds three per cent Consolidated Bank Annuities to be paid assigned transferred unto him within six months after he shall have attained the age of twenty one years.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my Son HENRY CRESWICKE all and every my Manors Messuages Lands Tenements and hereditaments whatsoever and where.. which I am now or shall be at my decease be possessed of interested in or entitled unto to hold the same premises unto my said son HENRY and his Assigns for and during the Term of his natural life without ... of Waste and from and after the determination of that estate I give and devise all and singular the said Manors Messuages Lands Tenements and heriditaments unto HENRY HYDE HAMMOND of Southwark in the County of Surry Gentleman and CHARLES TRISTAM of Morton in Marsh in the County of Gloucester Shopkeeper and their heirs during the natural life of my said son HENRY In Trust to support and preserve the Contingent uses Estates and Remainders hereinafter .. from being defeated or destroyed and for that purpose to make .. and bring Actions as the case may require but nonetheless to permit and suffer my said Son to take and .. the Rents .. and Profits of the said premises for and during the term of his natural life and from and after his decease I give and devise the same unto the first son of the Body of my said Son lawfully begotten and the heirs male of such first Son lawfully issuing and for default of such issue to the second third fourth and all and every other Son and sons of the Body of my said Son lawfully to be begotten severally and successively one after another as they shall be in seniority of age and priority of Birth and to the several heirs male of their several Bodys lawfully issuing the Elder of such Son and Sons and the heirs Male of his Body being always preferred and to take before the younger of such Son and Sons and the heirs Male of his Body issuing and for default of such Issue to all and every the daughter and daughters of the Body of my said Son lawfully to be begotten and the heirs of their respective Bodys to be begotten they. if more than one to take as Tenants in Common and not as joint Tenants and if any of the said daughters shall dye without Issue then to the surviving daughter and daughters and the heirs of her and their Body and Bodys respectively ... and for default of such Issue I give and devise all and every the said premises and Estate unto my said daughter ANN CRESWICKE and her Assigns for and during the Term of her natural life without Imp.. of Waste and from and after the determination of that Estate I give and devise the said premises and Estate into the hands of the said HENRY HYDE HAMMOND and CHARLES TRISTAM and their heirs during the natural life of my said daughter ANN CRESWICKE in trust to support and preserve the Contingent uses ... .. limitted from being defeated and destroyed and for that purpose to make ..... as the case may require but nevertheless to permit and suffer my said daughter ANN to take and .. the Rents .. and Profits of the said premises for and during the Term of her natural life and from and after her decease I give and devise the same unto the first son of the Body of my said Daughter lawfully to be begotten and to the heirs Male of such first Son lawfully issuing and for default of such issue to the second third fourth and all and every other Son and sons of the Body of my said Daughter lawfully to be begotten severally and successively as they shall be in seniortity of Age and priority of Birth and to the several heirs Male of their several Bodys lawfully issuing the Elder of such Son and Sons and the heirs Male of his Body being always preferred and to take before the younger of such Son and Sons and the heirs Male of his Body issuing and for want of such Issue I give and devise all and every the said premises and Estate unto my daughter ELEANOR GRIMSTEAD and her Assigns for and during the Term of her natural life without Imp.. of Waste and from and after the determination of that Estate I give and devise the said premises and Estate unto the said HENRY HYDE HAMMOND and CHARLES TRISTAM and their heirs during the natural life of the said ELEANOR GRIMSTEAD In Trust to support and preserve the Contingent uses Estates and Remainders herein limited from being defeated and destroyed and for that purpose make Entrys and bring Actions as the Case may require but nevertheless to permit and suffer my said daughter ELEANOR GRIMSTEAD to receive and take the Rents .. and Profits thereof for and during the Term of her natural life and from and after her decease then I give and devise the said premises and Estates unto my Grandson JOSEPH VALENTINE GRIMSTEAD and the heirs Male of his Body lawfully begotten and for default of such Issue then I give the said premises and Estates unto my Granddaughter MARY ELIZABETH ELEANOR COTES and the heirs of her Body lawfully to be begotten and my will is that my said Trustees shall not nor shall either of them their or either of their Executors or Administrators be chargeable with or for any Sum or Sums of Money other than such as they or either of them respectively shall or may by Virtue of these presents .. have or receive nor shall they or either of them be charged with the Receipt Payment Acts and Defaults of the other of them but each of them for and with his and their own Acts and defaults only and not otherwise. And also that they shall and may from time to time and at all times hereafter..... all such Costs... and Expenses as may ... ... expend and be put unto in the execution of the .. hereby in them reposed and likewise that they my said Trustees and every of them shall be Acquitted and saved harmless and indmnified in respect of all such Matters Acts and things as shall be done by them or by any of them persuant to this my Will or the Execution or Management of the Trust hereby .. them reposed. Item. I give and bequeath unto my Son in Law THOMAS GRIMSTEAD the Sum of Two hundred pounds for the Case and .. he may have in the Execution of this my Will and all the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Estate both Real and Personal whatsoever I give and bequeath unto my said Son HENRY CRESWICKE his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns and I do hereby appoint my said Son HENRY GRIMSTEAD and Son in Law THOMAS GRIMSTEAD to be Executors of this my last Will and Testament.
In witness whereof I the said JOSEPH CRESWICKE have to this my Last Will and Testament set my hand and seal this twenty-seventh day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and seventy one.
Signed sealed published and .. by the said JOSEPH CRESWICKE as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the Execution thereof.
E. CHAMBERLAYNE WM. HATCH ABRAHAM DE CRASIO
|FRANCIS CRESWICKE (1584-1649)
FRANCIS CRESWICKE was the son of ROGER CRESWICKE of Wadley, Yorkshire. He was apprenticed to Henry Hobson of Bristol, hardwareman, on 7th February, 1598. He became a burgess on 19th December, 1608. He married ANNE NICHOLLS, daughter of ANTHONY NICHOLLS of Morton Henmarsh, Glos., about 1610.
Francis and Anne's third son, SAMUEL CRESWICKE, went to live in Moreton-in-Marsh.
HENRY CRESWICKE (1662-1731)
HENRY CRESWICKE was baptised 30th May 1662 in Moreton-in-Marsh. He married ANN EARLE of Bradbrook, Wiltshire. He was buried in Moreton-in-Marsh 12th March 1731/2. Their surviving children were:
Ann 1688-1757 unmarried
John 1690-1765 married ANN HARRIS, no surviving children
Samuel 1693-1766 Dean of Wells, married MARY HENLY, no surviving children .
Hester 1696- married ROBERT WILSON
Elinor 1698- married .?. HAMMOND
I HENRY CRESWICK of Moreton in Marsh in the County of Gloucester being aged and infirm but of sound and disp.. memory and understanding (God be praised) do make and ordain my last will and testament in manner and forms following (that is to say) First and principally I commend my soule into the hands of Almighty God who gave it in hope of salvation through the alone .. and mediation of my .. Saviour Christ. I .. and my body I committ to the Earth to be devoutly interred at the direction of my Executor hereinafter named and as for such worldly Estate and goods wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me. I give and dispose .. of as follows (viz.) I give devise and bequeath unto my eldest son JOHN CRESWICK and his heirs forever all those my lands and tenures lying and being within this liberty and precinct of Moreton in Marsh aforesaid called by the name Gibbes Upper Field containing by estimation eighteen .. or therabouts and purchased of one THOMAS DAVID and alsoe all that ground passed the Croft and the little meadow adjoining hereunto lying within the liberties and precincts of Moreton in Marsh aforesaid and alsoe one burbage there and alsoe my orchard and Barkside I purchased of one WILLIAM MILSO upon condition that my said son John and his heirs .. pay the rent unto my daughter ANN CRESWICK the sume of two hundred pounds within twelve months after my decease. Item I give devise and bequeath unto my said daughter Ann for and during the terme of her naturall life all those my lands hereafter hereafter mentioned situate lying and being within the precincts and liberties of Moreton in Marsh aforesaid commonly called by the name of the two Storkwill. grounds containing by estimation .... adjoining thereto containing .... by estimation one .. .. .. containing about .. ... three Burbages and .. .. in Moreton in Marsh Heath.. and .. called by the name of .. .. Ground purchased of one THOMAS DAVID containing by estimation .... Item .. and bequeath unto my said daughter ANN CRESWICK the ..... and .... .. and dressing .. of .. marked ..... ... ..daughter .... JOHN CRESWICK and his heires ... .. personall estate hereafter ... ... in manner following... daughter ... Ann.. Twenty pounds. To my son JOSEPH CRESWICK and his wife Twenty pounds... To my son in law ROBERT WILSON and his wife Twenty pounds and .. ... ... CRESWICK Twenty pounds and to my .. daughter ANN WILSON daughter of my son in law ROBERT WILSON Twenty pounds and to my ... and his wife Twenty pounds. Item I give unto the poore house ... of Moreton in Marsh aforesaid that .. .. .. weekly collection from the .. .. of Twenty pounds the profitts and produce thereof to be yearly forever disposed of .. .. Rector and Churchwarden of Moreton in Marsh aforesaid with the consent of my heirs if resident at Moreton in Marsh aforesaid. Item I give to each servant that shall be with me at my death fourty shillings. . I .. nominate and appoint my son JOHN CRESWICK sole executor of this my last will and .. by me made and ... alone to be my last will and testament ...... ... this .. day of June in the fourth year of the ... of our .. and George ... Anno Domini 1730. H CRESWICK . Signed .. and .. in the presence of the Testator and at his request. JOHN STOKES ANTHONY GUEST ...
HENRY CRESWICKE (1735-1773)
Henry Creswicke was baptised in Saint Martin Orgars French Huguenot Church, London, 21 May 1735. He was buried in Moreton-in-Marsh 17 October 1773. His children were:
Henry Martin Creswicke 1758 - 1781 mother unknown
Joseph Henry Creswicke 1761- mother Margaret ?
I HENRY CRESWICKE of the Custom House London Esq'r. do make publish and declare my last Will and Testament a follows: Viz. I do hereby give and bequeath unto CATHERINE GOLDFRAPP the Wife of JAMES GOLDFRAPP, late of Craven Street in the Strand Esq'r. One Annuity or Yearly Sum of One Hundred and fifty pounds to be paid to the said CATHERINE GOLDFRAPP or her Assigns during her life for her Sole and separate Use exclusive of her present or any future husband and not to be subject to his Debts Control or Engagements. And I do hereby direct that her Receipts alone notwithstanding her Coverture shall be sufficient discharges for such Annuity from time to time as the same shall be paid Quarterly on the twenty-fifth day of March, the twenty-fourth day of June, the twenty-ninth day of September, and the twenty-fifth day of December in every year and the the first such payments shall be made on such of the said days as shall happen next after my decease. And I do hereby Charge all my Real Estate in the Parish of Morton in Marsh in the County of Gloucester and elsewhere with the payment of the said Annuity in manner aforesaid and subject thereto I give and devise my said Real Estates to THOMAS BOWERS of Cannon Street London Combmaker and SAMPSON WRIGHT of Craven Street in the Strand Gentleman their heirs and Assigns In Trust for my natural son HENRY MARTIN CRESWICKE now in the ninth year of his age and being at Mr Dislings Boarding School near the half way house leading to Hampstead until he shall attain the age of twenty one years and upon his attaining .. In Trust to convey all my said Real Estates to and to the use of his first and other sons .. in Tail Male and for want of such issue to the use of all and every his Daughter and Daughters and the heirs of their Bodies as Tenants in Common but if my said son HENRY MARTIN CRESWICKE shall die before he shall attain the age of twenty one years then In Trust to convey the said Real Estates to my two Sisters ANN CRESWICKE and MARY CRESWICKE and the heirs of their Bodies as Tenants in Common and not as joint Tenants. And in case either of my said Sisters shall die without isseu then I direct the whole of my said Real Estates shall go to the Survivor of them and the heirs of her Body and for want of such Issue In Trust to convey my said Real Estates to my Sister ELEANOR GRIMSTEAD her heirs and Assigns for ever. And I give and bequeath all my Personal Estate of whatever nature or kindsoever to my said son HENRY MARTIN CRESWICKE to and for his own use. And I do hereby appoint the said Sampson Wright Executor of this my Will and Guardian to my said son till he shall obtain his age of twenty one years and I direct that he shall apply my said Personal Estate and such parts of the Rents and Profits of my Real Estates towards the Maintenance and Education of my said Son until he shall attain his Age of twenty one years as the said SAMPSON WRIGHT shall in his discretion think fit. And I hereby revoke all other wills my me at any time heretofore made and declare this to be and contain my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this seventh day of May in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Sixty Six.HENRY CRESWICKE. Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the said Testator Henry Creswicke as and for his last Will and Testament in the Presence of Us who in his presence and at his Request have subscribed our Names as Witnesses hereto. JN MEDLEY THOS JONES THOS WRIGHT.
HENRY MARTIN CRESWICKE (1758-1781)
Henry Martin Creswicke was born about 1758. He married Eugenia Collins in Falmouth, Cornwall, 3 June 1776. His will was proved in November 1781. Surviving children:
Anna Eugenia (1776 - aft 1848) married RICHARD SMITH, surgeon, of Bristol
Henry Lebzeltern 1777 - 1852 buried in a pauper's grave, Kensal Green.
Eliza Eudocia Albinia 1781 - 1863 married Abram Tyzack Rawlinson. They became the parents of Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, diplomat and Assyriologist.
I HENRY MARTIN CRESWICKE of Morton in Marsh in the County of Gloucester being sound in mind and healthy in body do make my last will and testament as follows: Viz. Imprimus? I give and devize all my real estates of what kindsoever to my Son HENRY LEBZELTERN CRESWICKE. Item I give and devize to my wife EUGENIA CRESWICKE all my personal estate of which I now am or may be possessed of entitled unto or may anyways be interested in and do hereby appoint her my Sole Executrix and Guardian to my son HENRY LEBZELTERN CRESWICKE until he shall attain the age of twenty-one years and I do hereby revoke all wills by me heretofore made and do declare this to be my last will and testament. As witness my hand and seal this the fourth day of December one thousand seven hundred and eighty. -- H. M. CRESWICKE. Witness: JOHN KAY. KIZEA TAVERN
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