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William Howse

Male 1737 - 1805  (68 years)


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  • Name William Howse  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 1737  Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 20 Apr 1737  Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 27 Sep 1762  Hornsey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1804  The Red Lion, Ampney St Peter, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Publican & Farmer 
    • Sue Eaton relates: "The Lion is now the Red Lion and although no longer trading there is reference to it currently being “secured” by the Parish Council as a pub, and the application for it to be turned into a house has been refused. It’s Grade 2 listed and in the Listed Buildings references it states it was in use as a Beer House in 1792. In 1851 John Howse died and his assets were sold at auction and included “that old established public house which sold for 600 guineas”."
      A John Howes died in Cirencester RD in March 1850, aged 75 - a relation?
    Will 29 Feb 1804  Asbrook, Ampney St Peter, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Full text of Will transcribed by Sue Eaton:

      I William Howse of Asbrook in the Parish of Ampney Crucis in the County of Gloucester Gentleman Do make this my last Will and Testament in manner following (that is to say) I give to my daughter Maria Watkeys the wife of Hugh Watkeys all that my piece or parcel of meadow or pasture land called Charlham in the parish of Ampney Saint Peter with the appurtenances to hold to her my said Daughter and her heirs for ever also I give to her my said Daughter one annuity or yearly rent charge of seven pounds per annum clear of Land Tax and all other Deductions for and during the term of her life to be issuing and payable out of my Messuage or Tenement called or known by the name or sign of the Lion. Situated in the said parish of Ampney Saint Peter and the Buildings Orchard Gardens and other Appurtenances thereunto belonging. The same to be paid on the twenty ninth day of September yearly the first payment thereof to be made on the twenty ninth day of September next after my decease And subject to the payment of the said Annuity or Rent Charge I give and devise the said Messuage heridito and premises unto and to the use of my son John Howse his heirs and Assigns for ever. Also I give and devise unto and to the use of him my said son John Howse his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns according to my Estate and Interest therewith respectively all other my Messuages Cottages Lands Tenements and heridito whatsoever and wheresoever Also I give to him my said son all monies that shall be due to me on or at the time of my decease subject nevertheless to the payment to my said Daughter of the third part of such monies or of so much thereof as shall be recovered or received on the said Bonds after deducting the Costs Charges and Expenses of recovering and recording the same And I give and bequeath unto my said Daughter all my other Securities and all my Ready Monies and all my Household Goods and Furniture Plate Linen China Cattle Corn Hay and all my other Chattels and Effects which shall be in or upon the Dwelling House Land and premises called Hill Oak now in my own occupation at the time of my decease And I give and bequeath to my said Son all other my Goods Chattels and Effects not herein before disposed of and I nominate and appoint him my sole Executor of this my Will And I revoke all former Wills and Testaments by me made and do declare this to be my last In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the twenty ninth day of February one thousand eight hundred and four. W Howse – Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the aforementioned William Howse the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses thereto in his presence – Joseph Pitt, William Thompson – John Lawler

      This Will was proved in London the twenty sixth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and five before the Worshipful Samuel Pearce Parson Doctor of Laws Surrogate of the Right Honourable Sir William Wynne Knight also Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oaths of John Howse the son of the deceased and the Sole Executor named in the said Will to who Administration of all and Singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased was granted having been first sworn duly to Administer.
    Death 1805  [1
    Name William Howes  [6
    Name William Howze  [7
    Died 18 May 1805  [4
    Age: 68y 
    Buried Abt 23 May 1805  St Mary, Ampney St Mary, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • End panel of family tomb reads:
      SACRED to the memory of WILLIAM son of John and Ann Howse who died May 18th 1805 aged 68 years
    William Howse HS
    William Howse HS
    Probate 26 Jun 1805  Prerogative Court, Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23136  ONS
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2019 

    Father John Howse,   b. Abt 1695, Ampney St Mary, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1765, Ampney St Mary, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Anne Howse,   b. Abt Sep 1709, Winson, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1774, Ampney St Mary, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1730  St John the Baptist, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F5513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Morris,   d. Bef 1805 
    Married Abt 1760 
    Married 27 Sep 1762  St Mary, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • both parties previously widowed
    Witness 27 Sep 1762  [6
    • Attribute Value: Thomas Foster
    Witness 27 Sep 1762  [6
    • Attribute Value: John Chasson
    Children 
    +1. John Howse,   b. Abt 1760, Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1811, Ampney St Mary, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
    +2. Maria Howse,   b. 7 Aug 1765, Piccadilly, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Anne Howse,   b. Abt 1768
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F4776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1737 - Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Apr 1737 - Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 27 Sep 1762 - Hornsey, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Sep 1762 - St Mary, Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Publican & Farmer - 1804 - The Red Lion, Ampney St Peter, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 23 May 1805 - St Mary, Ampney St Mary, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S379] Carl Worker.

    2. [S624] Will.

    3. [S625] Will - Brother.

    4. [S275] Gravestone.

    5. [S9] ancestry.com tree.

    6. [S64] Parish Register - marriages.

    7. [S95] Baptism record - daughter.

    8. [S444] Jean Taylor.