John, cm, abt 40, suitable as a musketeer, Men & Armour, 1608
Lazarus, collier, inhab of KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe.
Lazarus, named on Player’s Map, 1750
Thomas, see Anne Strange, 1598. see Andrew Burnell, 1637
Thomas, 1643 & 1645, see BAFHS 52, p35.
William, 1671, see BAFHS 52, p35.
William, 1674, see J. Greenway & Wm Pruett, see Fra Creswick, 1674
William, yeo, 60, see Thomas Sledge 1677, & BAFHS No 55, p14
—- benefactor to Bitton, see Bigland
Thos & wife, tyler & plasterer, KW, (Persons and families who receive weekly relief St Peter’s Hospital, 1818, BRO P/StM/OP/6).
John of Mangotsfield, maltster, (Philip Gully of St James as Bonds) & Sarah Jeffery of Mangots, sp. Mar Lic 29 Oct 1789
Councillor David, First Mayor of KW, May 1987
Mary, wife of John of I.A., separation advert in Farley’s newspapers 4.11.1727
Robert see Robt Palmer, alias Upton, 1851
Elizabeth, 31, rheumatism, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897
Family of Oldbury Court, see BAFHS Journal 101, p18, Summer 2000
Lt Col Vassall: died at Montevideo: long account of Battle, 25.4.1807, FFBJ. Monument erected to him in St Paul’s, his remains brought from South America, FFBJ 9.6.1810
John, s.o. John Barton Regis, baker, apprenticed to Hugh Pearce, 16.1.1699, BRO.
Bethia: Mrs Bethia Vaughan, wife of Rev William Vaughan, Rector of Siston, but 12.12.1762, Siston PR (see also Alice Butler, 1762)
Hugh, esq., Frenchay, see Andrew Pope, re donations etc to Cock Rd School, FFBJ 21.8.1813
Hugh, of Frenchay, 59, obit, FFBJ 13.11.1813
James see Zachariah Townsend, 1765
Mr John, “Wednesday sennight at his home in KW, Mr John Vaulton, many years a preacher among the people called Methodists.” Obit, FFBJ.29.3.1794.
Mrs Valton, see Hester Davis, 1801
Mary see Nicholas, 1632
Nicholas Veale, of Mangots, gent, proved 19.11.1632, by sister, Mary Veel, YB.
Thomas Veel, Copy Will, Bitton, 1663, BRO DC/E/21/4.
William Veele see Nicholas Pointz 1585
William Veale, gent, Mangots, will, 1626, BAFHS, 3
John see John Pick, 1600
Charles see Geo, 1700
George, s.o. Charles, W & A yeo, to John Browning, cooper, Bristol Apprents, 23.4.1700
Mrs Ven of Barton Hill, only d.o. Joseph Pratten, shoemaker, Old Market, obit FFBJ 9.11.1805
John, alias “Long Jack” see John Roger, 1736
Rev John, d 1817 aged 31, First Pastor Downend Baptists, see E.J. p77
Mr, see Thos Wallis, 1711
Richard see Wm Hays, 1684
Richard Vickris, 1687, Mangots, E.J.,p157,
George, of Malmesbury, shot dead in night of 2nd inst. by Scully in act of trespass on premises of Mr Packer of Upper Easton, Coroner’s verdict manslaughter. Aged 25; 4.2.1824, from burial register of St George.
Dorothy, Kingswood historian & author
Colston, 74, “unable to work now, has 1/- a week, can break stones. Ordered that as Mr Haynes will find him work, no relief given. c1814 Bitton Orders & Resolves, 1807-32. Colston Vizard of Made for Ever aged 82, bur 6.1.1822, Bitton.
Ann see Jacob Trathen, 1775
Elizabeth see John, 1849
John, coalworker see Samuel Hathaway, 1689
John, beerhousekeeper of St George, wife Elizabeth, friends Thos Vowles, yeo, Horfield, & Samuel Gerrish, gardener of St George, will 2.4.1849, proved 1851, witnessed Robt Leonard & George Mitchell. BRO.
Joseph of Mangots & Sarah Bendell, wid, otp banns, 7.6.1818, at Litton, Somerset.
Obediah, coalworker see Samuel Hathway, 1689
Richard see Henry Tripwick, 1669, Richard & son Richard, Samuel Hathway, 1689
Samuel, gardener, his house & gdn, Lot 2, Notice of Auction at Fire Engine, St George, 15.8.1842, bill in author’s possession
Thomas see John, 1849
Ann & Nathaniel, Mangots, see E.J. p157 & 158, 1687 (Samuel Davis mar Widow Wade)
Major, altercation with KW Colliers, 1712 & 1714, see Annals of KW
Martha, widow of Mangots & John Lashley of N. Stoke, mar St Augustines, 27.10.1712
Samuel see Henry Knapp, 1836
- of Parkfield Colliery, coalminers’ delegate to owners during strike, 1874, see WDP 29.5.1874
Aaron see Joseph Stone, 1818
Daniel see Robt 1808
Edward Wayte, see Edw Greenaway, 1779
Elizabeth, see John Hall, 1751/2, see John Davis, 1827
James, born Mangotsfield, 2nd Dragoons, 1805-18, discharged aged 37. TNA
John, Mangots, convicted at LG Petty Sessions, “game” see Vol 22, p65, WOT, BRO
Martha see Robt 1808
Robert bp 17.7.1808, s.o. Daniel, farmer & Martha of FC, Whitefield Sch KW.
Sarah see Mark Tanner, 1758
Susannah Waite, see Samuel Lloyd, 1762
Lance Sergt George, 2nd Battn Grenadier Guards, beloved hsb of Rose who died Harrismith , South Africa, Sep 5, 1902. His end was peace, MI St Geo.
Sergt Lionel Steward Wakefield, 27, killed in action in France, Sep 1915, he died for his country. MI St Geo.
Daniel, Mangots, halter, dec’d, intestate, William, son, housecarpenter to administer, 7.1.1769, BRO
Daniel see William, 1769, see Thos Burchell, 1769
John, yeo, 1710, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
Leonard of Cromhall, mar Sibble Philla, IA, 30.5.1676
William of Mangots, housecarpenter, s.o. Daniel, intestate, bondsman Joseph Betts & Thos Burchell, cm, 13.2.1769, BRO.
William see Daniel, 1769
Frances: M.I. Horton Glos: Frances, wife of John Walker, of Yate, 2.2.1776, aged 76, William, 1752, aged 34, John s.o. John & Frances, otp, 5.1.1775, aged 6, Elizabeth, wife of William, otp, 1787, aged 34.,
George, 61, “died Feb 18, at KW Hill, greatly respected, 30 years schoolmaster of that place.” Obit BMerc 24.2.1855
James, P & J mar Mary Hendy, Siston, by licence, Cold Ashton
James, 17, b Fishponds, 1881 cens RN at sea, BAFHS 73, p29
John, gent, Yate, freeman, Gloucester, 1727, Bs & Glos Arch Socy.
Joseph, Bitton, for America, July 1693 See “Bonded Passengers to America, 1663-1775”, Wilson-Coldham, Vols V-IX
William see William Sumption 1786
William, of Kingswood Hill Spelter works, 30 years principal agent to Bristol Brass & Copper Co, whose agency he quitted in 1792 to establish with others extensive works of Pitt, Savage, Anderson & Co. Obit, Gentleman’s Magazine, 1815.
Betty & John, see Ann Pinnell, see James Ludlow, 1781
Alice, see Alice Townsend, 1808
Charles s.o. John, lab, apprent to Edward Nicholas, mariner, “to be obdurated in Greenland Fishery” 1757, BAFHS 84, p20
John of IA leaving family chargeable 1745, Berkeley Bridewell, see BAFHS Journal, 84, p20
John see Chas, 1757
John, at his home in Easton the Bristol & District Co-operative movement was established in 1884. See BO 20.12.2002, re commemoration plaque.
Louisa, d.o. Richard & Alice, nee Townsend collier, bp IA 1808
Mr see Jacob Lacy 1830
Richard see Alice Townsend, Louisa Wall, 1808
Sarah wid of Bitton, bur in woollen, Sep 1729, B32433/5 BRL
Thomas, cm & Hester Howell, sp, mar Bitton, 1.8.1756
George, 82, aged, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897
Thomas, vanger, kcp boiler explosion Soundwell Lower Pit, see BM 13.12.1851, & KCP
Rev Mr, “The Corps (sic) of Rev Mr Walling brought from Ireland & interred at chapel in Pucklechurch” 8.10.1742, PR
Thomas, (servant of Mr Vickris) mar Elizabeth Goodman, of Bitton, widow, at Bedminster, by licence, 29.4.1711
WALTER(S), (see also Waters)
Alice, wid, inhab of KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe
Amy see Isaac 1841
Ann, Mangots, admitted 1865, lunatic in Gloucester County Asylum, Warmley Union list, 1897
Arthur, “landsman” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
Arthur, cm, suddenly 29 April as he was eating milk for breakfast, “death by visitation of God” Inq 3.5.1795, Coalpit Heath, Westerleigh, D260/GRO
Barbara see Nathan, 1782; Betty see Nathan 1782
Charles, cm, 10, kcp by stone falling on head when trying to get out of a coal cart at bottom of pit called November 15, Westerleigh, Inquest 13.12.1802, Ring of Bells, Coalpit Heath, D260/GRO, Bur Westerleigh, 13.12.1802, s.o. George & Hannah.
Charlotte see Jonas 1841
Edward see James Bradey, 1779, see Francis Cory, 1780
Elizabeth see Thos, 1674
George & Nathan, “hewers” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
George “sinker”,16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b; George see Chas 1802
George, 25, cm, Mary Ann, 20 & 2 daus, & William Hill, 15, cm, 1841 cens Westerleigh
George see Isaac 1841
Hannah see Chas, 1802, see Isaac 1841; Hester see Nathan, 1782
Isaac, 30, cm, Amy, 30, Hannah, 6, Geo,4, Mary,3. 1841 cens West.
Jacob Walter, born Westerleigh, 102nd Foot, 1798-1812, discharged aged 53 TNA
James see Wm, 1764, see Joseph 1789
Jane see Nathan, 1782
John s.o. Matt, gent, Stapleton, apprent as a mariner, Bristol apprents, 1668-71
John, tailor, 1729, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
John feltmaker, bur Westerleigh, 13.10.1736
John, Mangots, 1738, see E.J. p155 .
John s.o. Wm of Mangots, yeo, to Geo Grist, house carpenter, Bristol apprents, 9.11.1761
Jonas “Vereing Boy”, 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
Jonas, 60, cm, Charlotte, 60, Jonas, 25, Mark, 20, Hannah Crew, 5, 1841 census, Westerleigh/Coalpit Heath
Joseph & James “vereing boys” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
Maria see Wm, 1841; Mark see Jonas 1841
Mary see Isaac 1841; Mary Ann see Geo, 1841
Matthew, see John, 1668-71
Mrs, sister of Mr Arthur Palmer, 1810
Nathan s.o. Samuel, cm, to Joseph Winstone of Stapleton, feltmaker, 7 years, 7.3.1757(Westerleigh PR.)
Nathan see George, 1789
Nathan, removal from Westerleigh to Stapleton, Nathan, cm, Barbara his wife, Unity 11, Betty, 9, Hester, 5, Jane, 2, their ch., 1.2.1782, Westerleigh PR
Robert see Thos 1674
Robert s.o. Samuel, cm, to Thomas Walter, feltmaker, 7 yrs, 2.2.1762, Westerleigh PR
Samuel see Nathan, 1757, see Robt 1762
Samuel kcp & bur Westerleigh 16.2.1771, KCP
Thomas, deposition of witnesses re coaling rights 1629, T.W. gave names of the forest keeper in KW Chase, Braine p64
Thomas, Robt, Elizabeth, & Walter Walter. Inhabs of Siston 1674, vicar’s perambulation.
Thomas see Luke Styles, 1676
Thomas s.o. Thomas, Stapleton, to John Smith, naut, 8.12.1699, Bristol Apprents
Thomas see Robt, 1762; Unity see Nathan, 1782
Walter see Thomas, 1674; William see John, 1761
William, committed to Gloucester Castle for killing James Walter in an affray, see FFBJ 5.5.1764
William, 20, shoemaker, Maria, 20, 1841 cens West
Joseph see John Cryer, 1797
“Captain” Ward: “One day last week a collier, well known by the name of Captain Ward was found dead in a coalpit at Siston, and his shirt and trousers some distance off. Two men are taken up on suspicion of murdering the above person.” FFBJ 21.4.1753 & AKW.
Edmund, late of Nevis, killed by fall from his horse in Bitton, 20.6.1784 aged 33, Bitton, Bigland
Edwin White Ward of P & J, & Eliz Strickland, mar Holyrood, Southampton, 1.5.1832.
George, executed at Gloucester, Mar 1784 for horse & sheep stealing. Body returned to Bitton & buried there 28..3.1784, see FFBJ 7 Feb & 27 Mar 1784, & Annals of KW.
Hester see John Bryant, 1809
John, “at King’s Head, Stokes Croft, (Bristol), J.W. of KW, horsedriver, convicted of beating, assaulting and abusing the collectors of tolls at Mangotsfield Turnpike, fines £10, FFBJ 25.11.1758 & AKW
John, cm, condemned for housebreaking, executed Gloucester 30.3.1781 with John Read; body returned to Bitton and buried there 1.4.1781, see Annals of KW, & “The Cock Road Gang” I. Wyatt.
John, 1759, Bitton. “Bonded Passengers to America, 1663-1775”, Wilson-Coldham, Vols V-IX
Mr: wire drawer of Lamb Street, (1786) see James Pillinger – Bristolian, BAFHS 49, p26
Nathaniel, c1693, Mangots, see E.J. p145
Richard. Agreement 7 Mar 1740/1, between him & Thomas Haynes lease of Limekiln Leazes. Ref 14581 HA/D/227
Samuel, cm & Joan Frye, sp, botp mar Bitton, 12.1.1755
Samuel see Joseph Fry, 1785/6
Samuel, alias “Dagger” 28, Not Guilty of theft from house of John Rogers, lab, Bitton, Conduct “very bad”, height 5’7″ right shoulder has been dislocated/ With Nathaniel Bryant, also Not Guilty, G/QS GRO 30.3.1827
Samuel, alias Dagger, see John Day, 1834
Thomas, Bach, o21 & Hester Burchell. John Burchell as bondsman, all of Mangots, 1.8.1797, BMLB.
William see Wm Lovell, 1874
Edward, 39 & Josiah Jefferies, 38, Oldland Common, drowned at Keynsham Bridge in the Great Flood, bur Bitton, 5.11.1823, Parish Register.
John of Stapleton. His black mare stolen. FFBJ 1 Oct 1774.
Mary see Henry Tucker, 1664
Mary Anne, see BAFHS 60, p14
Rebecca, nee Flower, 1820, wife of Thomas, aged 36, hanged for his murder at Gloucester, bur Bitton, 18.8.1820. Thomas Worlock & Rebecca Flower mar Bitton, 7.10.1807. See BAFHS no 60, p29, no 61, p30, no 88, p 5-6
See “The Wild Bunch or a Rose by any other Name”, Penny Deverill, BAFHS 60, p26-8, and “Till she be Dead” Penny Deverill
Thomas, butcher of Oldland, aged 40, “died of poison” bur Bitton 23.4.1820. See also Geo Hook, 1820; see Rebecca
Sarah Worlock, 31 & Stanley, 5 mths, KW, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
Anthony, cm, Hanham/Bitton, abt 40, tall, suitable as pikeman, Men & Armour, 1608
Anthony, collier of Oldland, wife Elizabeth, will, 1627
Anthony & Thomas, keepers of cole horses 1666 list, Ellacombe
Anthony see Fra Creswick, 1674
Daniel Warn of Bitton & Mary Davis mar Keynsham 10.4.1774
Elizabeth see Anthony, 1627
Elizabeth, benefactor to Bitton, by deed 1656, see Bigland
Henry of Bitton & Mary Green, mar Siston, 18.4.1799
Henry see John Manners, 1804
Henry, 26, b. Bitton, Francis Caines, 23, b, Bitton, John Manners, b. Weston Bath, 24, executed Ilchester 5.9.1804. Warn & Caines for horsetheft, Caines, Manners & Charles Fuller, 26, b. Birmingham, executed 17.9.1804 at Ilchester for robbery of cloth from Mt Joyce, value £400. (See Padre’s notebook, Ilchester Gaol, SRO), Henry bur Bitton, 8.9.1804.
James of Bitton, cm, ordered to pay 1/6d per week for support of Rosanna Hope’s bastard child, see FFBJ 21.2.1852.
John, father of Wm, 1608, qv
John, cm, Bitton/Hanham, abt 40, suitable as a musketeer, Men & Armour, 1608
John, cm, Bitton/Hanham, abt 40, suitable as a calyver, Men & Armour, 1608
John see Fra Creswick, 1674
John Warne, John Thomas, John Jeffrys, William Syms hath 3 pits open landing coal and 1 now sinking at the Lodge, Mr Berkeley’s Liberty, inhabs of KW Chase, 1684 Ellacombe
John, inhab of KW Chase, 1684 Ellacombe
Martha see Samuel 1815
Thomas, brother of William, cm, Bitton/Hanham, abt 20, suitable as a musketeer, Men & Armour, 1608
Thomas, see John Britton, d1648; Thomas see Anthony 1666
Thomas, inhab Siston, 1674 during vicar’s perambulation.
William, s.o. John cm, Bitton/Hanham, abt 20, suitable as a musketeer, Men & Armour, 1608
William Warns, inhab of KW Chase, 1684 Ellacombe
William, collier of Bitton, chosen to serve in militia, provided Evan Williams, tailor of Bristol, as his sub. 1.3.1797, Bitton Militia List.
Henry, Frenchay, see Andrew Pope, re donations etc to Cock Rd School, FFBJ 21.8.1813
John, tailor, 1698, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
Rev J.- see William Mosely, 1727
Isaac, cm, 21, KW, drunk and wanted to fight everybody, challenged a man 16 stone though a small man himself, see WDP 20.12.1912
Thomas 1857, BAFHS 74, p37
William, yeo, 1691, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
See Elizabeth Wasborough Watts
Matthew, brassfounder of Narrow Wine Street, inventor of Rotary Motion Pump, paten granted 10.3.1779, see Latimer’s Annals, & Annals of KW., Obit FFBJ 27.10.1781
Anne, see Fra Creswick, 1674, see John Willis, 1699
Robert, miner, Dog Trap Pit, 1839, see SGMRG newsletter, no 32, Dec 2012 and my KCP
Wm see Wm Godsall, 1663
WATERS see also WALTERS
Leonard, Waters & Co. ) various colliery concerns in KW.
Jefferies, Waters & Co ) see Isaac Bryant 1853
Davidson & Waters ) see Thos, below
Waters & Reynolds ) see Chas James, 1841
Alfred see Abraham Cook, 1882
Ann see Stephen Tippett, 1760
Benjamin Water, bp 5.7.1798 s.o. Jefferies, butcher & Sarah, Bitton, Whitefield Sch KW
Benjamin, see Isaac Cottle, 1820, see Thos Waters, 1821, see Samuel Moreton. 1835
Elizabeth see Thos, 1796
Francis, cm, see Thos Smith, 1776; Francis, d 27.4.177, MI Bitton, Bigland
Francis, see Wm Waters, 1825, see Mr Thomas Waters, 1850,
Henry, P & J, and Betty Newman, mar Slimbridge, 12.4.1751
James see John (1781) 1774
Jefferies Water (sic) see Benjamin 1798
John, cm, of St George, admitted freeman of Bristol 26.10.1774 by being son of James Waters, weaver, Bristol Burgesses, Poll Book, 1774/81
John see Sarah, 1796
Sarah, bp 22.5.1796,d.o. John & Sarah, Bitton, Whitefield Sch KW
Sarah see Benj, 1798
Thomas, cm & Rachel Iles, mar Bitton, 5.2.1759
Thomas see Isaac Britton, 1787
Thomas, draft settlement 1796 between T.W. of Oldland, cm, Elizabeth his wife to Robt Willis, Hanham yeo, land South side of Causeway, nr Road, Bristol-Marshfield. 5918/26, BRO
Thomas: Lease etc, Phoebe Bissicks of Temple Back, wid, to Thos Waters, Oldland, cm & Benjamin Waters, his brother re cottages in KW Chase. 8/9 Aug 1821, 6098/7 d-e BRO
Thomas see Thos Emett, 1831
Thomas, Managing Partner of coalworks, Warmley, Davidson & Waters. Employs 60 hands, 11 under 3 & 10 between 13-18. Wages vary from 2/6 to 10/- per week. Said he remembered the instance of George Harvey going without food from sheer poverty. It would not have happened if he had known about it in time. Said Harvey had a drunken father & an improvident mother. Waring, 1841.
Mr Thomas, s.o. late Francis Waters esq., of KW, staying at Wrington, went mad and tried to cut his wife’s throat with a cheese knife. Taken to Dr Fox’s asylum at Northwood, but succumbed to melancholia & died, FFBJ 7.12.1850
William, see Susannah Hayward, 1633; William, collier, inhab of KW Chase, 1684 Ellacombe
William, coppersmith, see William Waters, gent, 1825
William Waters, gent, Wm Waters, coppersmith, Francis Waters, Bitton, cm (1), Isaac Leonard, John Betts, Leonard Jefferis, Robt Jefferis, Isaac Leonard Jefferis, Robt Jarrett, Wm Boult, Francis Tippet, Francis Waters, Geo Leonard, Nathaniel Williams, Phoebe Bissicks (2) as co-partners in Hole Lane Colliery Bitton; William Waters (3) & Isaac Leonard (4) ref 6098/7 f 19.5.1825, BRO
Charles, army clothing manufacturer, ca 1895, Staple Hill, Wathen & Gardiner, six times Mayor of Bristol, see EP 4.6.1998
Mary: William Godfrey of Bassaleg, Monmouthshire & Mary Wathen of Bitton married Bassaleg 6.6.1805.
Sammy, surgeon’s apprentice & early preacher in KW, see John Cennick, 14.6.1739, & Annals of KW
Benjamin, junior of St P & J, Bristol & Sarah Thatcher of Keynsham, mar there 26.2.1778
Hester, wid, Mangots, bur in woollen, Dec 1730, B32433/5 BRL
James Watkin, 1672, BAFHS 52, p36
John, coal carrier, 1627, Mangots, see E.J. p177
John coal carrier, inhab of KW Chase, 1684 Ellacombe
John & Thomas, theft of a she-ass, belonging to Thos Stoneham, at Wick, FFBJ 29.2.1812
John William 1822, see BAFHS 74, p35
Sarah see Isaac Cole, 1840; Sarah Ann, see Joseph Sparkes, 1862
Thomas, theft of a gelding from James Nicholls, butcher, St Geo, FFBJ 8.1.1814
Thomas, b. Stapleton 1787, collier Whites Hill, mar Susanna Flook, bur St Geo, 1871
William, kcp 1826, from effects of gunpowder, see Trapped in the Pit, by D.V.
Abraham cm, 48, drowned at Linch pit, by breaking in of water, 24 fathoms, 6.2.last, not found until 4th inst. Inq White Hart, Hanham, 6.5.1795, D260/GRO & KCP
Abraham, Oldland, 82, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
Edmund, “limebourner” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
John, & wife, collier, Mangots, he absconded, (Persons and families who receive weekly relief St Peter’s Hospital, 1818, BRO P/StM/OP/6).
Simon, cm, 12, kcp at work by Rock fall, Inq White Hart, Hanham (Mr Leonard’s & Co) , D260/GRO & KCP
Thomas, cm, & Hannah Sweet, mar Bitton, 10.8.1759
Ann see Edward Bracey 1649, see William 1823
Frederick, awarded Edward Medal for attempting to save life of Isaac Tanner, trapped by explosion at Hanham Colliery. Tanner sadly died for his injuries. 29..5.1908, see “Gallantry” by Wilson & McEwen, 1939, & KCP.
Betty see Stephen & Mary (1778)
Betty d 1778 see Henry, d 1792
Elizabeth Wasborough Watts see Wm Jefferies 1801
Frederick – awarded the Edward Medal for attempting to save the life of Isaac Tanner trapped in explosion at Hanham Colliery. 29.5.1908. Tanner sadly died. See “Gallantry” by Wilson & McEwen, 1939, Bristol ref Lib.
Henry, Bitton, 1747, “handkerchief” (theft of?) “Bonded Passengers to America, 1663-1775”, Wilson-Coldham, Vols V-IX .
Henry see Stephen & Mary (1778)
Henry v William Luton, Gloucester Summer Assizes 1788 – re Rights of Common, Rodway Hill, Ref 1399/6 BRO. Spoke for defendant: Samuel Chancellor, s.o. John who rented Rodway Hill Farm from Mr Colston; John Humphries, 63, born Pucklechurch; Stephen Britain, 70, upwards of Bitton who mentioned: Mr Chancellor & after Capt. Woodward at Rodway Hill House; Harry Lacey, a collier who rented a colliery from Mr Colston with Mr Chancellor’s brother & Mr Punter whose dog “Pretty One” was shot by Mr W. Old Rich, a desperate collier who tore down the gates in revenge & tore off his own thumb at the same time – all this occurred abt 40 yrs back. After Capt. W. the house was occupied by Mr Medlicott, bailiff of Mrs Colston. Hannah Shipley, wife of Stephen Shipley of Downend, 46, sister of William Luton; Zechariah Baily, steward to Mrs Colston 1761-76. Defendant was tenant to Lord Middleton & Mrs Colston.
Henry Watts & family: MI at Mangotsfield, see E.J. p59: Henry d1792 aged 51, Betty his wife, d 1778 aged 40; George V. Douglas, 1824 aged 29, Richard Monk, 1845, 72, Elizabeth W. Monk, 1855, 66. (All on one tablet in West Aisle.,
Henry of Mangotsfield, bach, 20, Ann Jefferies, sp, 21. William Jefferies, Mangotsfield, surgeon, bondsman. Mar Bond BRO 24.6.1800
Jane see Stephen & Mary (1764); Joanna (Shipley) see Stephen & Mary (1769)
Joshua, see Thos Trueman, 1805
Mary see Stephen & Mary (1773); Mary see Thomas Noble 1849
Mr A. Mangots 1743, see E.J. p196
Samuel see John Robins 1774
Samuel of Stouts Hill House, Willsbridge, age 62, for many years surgeon to Royal North Somerset Regt Yeomanry Cavalry. Obit Bristol Gazette 28 Nov 1844
Samuel underground bailiff at Soundwell Lower Pit gave evidence at Inquest see Bristol Mirror 13 Dec 1851
Sarah see William 1823
Stephen, 1743, Mangots, see E.J, p195
Stephen & Mary: obits at Mangotsfield see E.J. p38. Jane d.o. Stephen & Mary d Apr 30, 1764 aged 34. Joanna Shipley, d.o. same, d 23.11.1769 aged 42. Stephen Watts, sen, gent, d. 24.3.1768 aged 72, Mary his wife d 23.9.1773 aged 74. Stephen, eldest s.o. Stephen & Mary d 27.9.1765 aged 28, Betty wife of Henry, d 23.5.1778 aged 40.
Stephen (sen & jun) see Stephen & Mary (1765 & 1768)
Thomas Trueman, s.o. late Joshua of Stapleton, died Montserrat, May 1805, see BAFHS Journal no 101, p13
William = Sarah, collier, their daughter Ann bp Holy Trinity Kingswood 1823
William underground foreman at Soundwell Pit. Gave evidence at Inquest see Bristol Mirror Nov 1,7,11,1845
William see Thomas Noble, 1849
Rev Wm Henry Bromley, Rector of Stapleton, 1869 see BAFHS Journal no 101, p19
Catherine, sp, Britton & Charles Coke, bach, by lic, mar Keynsham 1765
Elizabeth see Chas Bragge, 1744
George, Mangots, 1772, see E.J. p145
Jacob, & Sarah Ann, see Henry Smith, 1842
Elizabeth bur from World’s End, St P & J, 1626
Elizabeth see AKW 1765
Jacobus (James) vicar of Mangots, 1622. See E.J. p61
Coat of Arms – Lozenge- bend dexter, no colours at St Thomas Church, Bristol.
Near this place underneath the stone with the brass plate lies interred the remains of George Weare and Mary his wife. He was one of the sons of Henry Weare of Beach Farm in the County of Gloucestershire. She was the eldest daughter of William Barnfdale of this parish, grocer. She died 26 February 1754 aged 70, He died 25 April 1754 aged 75. To whose memory Henry Weare, their eldest son erected this marble.
Mrs Ann, d.o. Thomas & Elizabeth, mar Mr Samuel Webb, merchant, 1750, lived Beach Farm, Bitton.
George, bc1682, s.o. Henry of Bitton, yeo, to Wm Barnesdale as grocer, Bristol Apprents.
George see Susanna, 1718
George E. Weare, author of “Cabot’s Discovery of N. America” , Edmund Burke’s Connection with Bristol” etc., (listed in Bristol Bibliography, 1916)
Henry, yeo of Bitton, had sons Thos, bc1677, apprent as grocer, and George, bc1682 see above
Mr Henry, in Bitton, “of Beach”, 1692, d Bitton 1720 aged 79, mar Mary, d Bitton, 1737, aged 88, had children Mary c1675-1712, Philip c1683-1707, William bp Bitton, 1692, d 1700
Henry see Wm, 1700, see James Smith 1717
Henry, gent, d.21.3.1720 aged 77, Mary his wife, d.11.9.1737, aged 88, Bitton, Bigland
Mary see Henry 1692, see Wm, 1700, see Susanna, 1718, see Henry, 1720
Philip see Henry 1692, see Mary, 1700
Susanna d.o. Mr George & Mrs Mary, bp Temple, 18.7.1718
Thomas, bc1677, mercer of Bristol, mar Elizabeth Harris c1710, dau Ann 1711-1777 = Samuel Webb
William see Henry 1692
William, s.o. Henry & Mary, d. 30.7.1700, Philip, their son, d.24.2.1707, Mary, their dau, d.21.5.1712 aged 37, Bitton, Bigland
Ann see William, 1781
Thomas, pinmaker, to employ all children in Bitton workhouse, 11.6.1770, Vestry Minutes, and AKW.
William, his wife, Ann, 1 mth from St George, Somerset, to St P & J. 13.11.1781. SRO Q/SR 350/1
Anna see Stephen Stout, 1741; Ann see Samuel 1777
Benjamin, executed for sheep stealing Mar 1784 & bur Bitton, 28.3.1784, FFBJ 7.2 & 27.3.1784 & AKW
Charles, 73, wife, aged, Hanham Abbots outdoor poor, 1897
Charles see Elizabeth Emma, 1914
David, 61, kcp Easton by roof fall, Had been in employ of company for 40 yrs. BTM 9.1.1894 & KCP
Edward, West, wills at GRO,1726
Elizabeth Emma, d.o. Charles, cm & Joseph Hickmott, mar St Silas, Westerleigh, 19.9.1914.
George, IA, wills at GRO,1726
George, glazier, 1729, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
George, yeoman, Mangots, (ex St Paul) Bristol Poll, 1820
George, 25, Selina, 20, 1841 cens Westerleigh
George, cm, St Geo, kcp Deep Pit, 7.12.1863, COI/1291/Acc, GRO & KCP
Giles see Wm Osborne, 1598
Harry, miner, bach, 28 s.o. Isaac, lab & Eliza England, wid, 41, James Bryant, lab, mar 9.12.1889, West.
Isaac see Harry, 1889, see Thos, 1893
Jane, KW, admitted 1895, lunatic in Gloucester County Asylum, Warmley Union list, 1897
John, broad weaver, 1663, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
John & Joseph, tithingmen of Bitton, 1722, Ellacombe
John, 8, Inq at Wick, “Drawn into machinery at Rolling Mill by his pinafore” BM 26.2.1859
John, 39, Reformatory Lane, KW, Injured Easton Pit explosion, see BMerc 20.2.1886
Joseph, husbandman, 1629, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
Joseph see John, 1722
Lucy see Edward Williams, 1781; Lydia see John Noble, 1730
Miss, aged 22, only d.o. Mr Webb, of near New Church, KW. Obit, Bath Chron, 5.8.1784.
Nathaniel, Westerleigh, 1737. “Bonded Passengers to America, 1663-1775”, Wilson-Coldham, Vols V-IX .
Mrs Webb, wife of Mr Webb, nr New Church, (i.e. St George) Kingswood. Obit Bath Chron. 5.8.1784, on Friday senni
Rebecca, see Joseph Garland, 1705, see Sarah, 1808
Robert, accomplice of Abraham Iles & Abraham Scull, who were executed at Ilchester. Webb escaped, see FFBJ 17..8.1799
Mr Samuel & Mrs Ann Weare of Bristol, mar Kelston 19.11.1750. Lived at Beach Farm, became bankrupt, see AKW. See Jane Bond, bca 1761. His obit BG 20.3.1777 and that of his wife Ann.
Samuel see John Evans, 1799
Samuel, quarryman, Hanham, Bristol Poll, 1820
Sarah see Saul Brain, 1755
Sarah bp 17.7.1808, d.o. Thos, gardener & Rebecca, Bitton, Whitefield Sch KW
Selina see George 1841
Susannah see Stephen Stout, 1741
Thomas, s.o. Walter cordwainer of Bridgeyate, to Randolph Peacock as cooper, 21.8.1701, Bristol Apprents.
Thomas of Westerleigh, s.o Thos, carpenter, to Geo March, tobacconist, Bristol Apprents, 10.5.1701.
Thomas of Thornbury, gent & Christian Hicks of P & J, (bondsman Robt Willis of P & J, clothworker) BMLB 1.5.1752
Thomas, cm, & Ann Shallard, sp, mar Bitton, 7.2.1756; Thomas see Sarah, 1808
Thomas, aged 23 (12 mths) & William Webb, 22, not guilty, navigators, charged Qtr Sessions Gloucester. 1838, see Q/Gc 5 1-5
Thomas, 26, miner, s.o, Isaac, lab, Laura Jane Benjamin, 23, d.o. John. labourer, mar 30.9.1893, West. St Silas.
Walter see Thos 1701
William, smith of outparish of St Philips & Sarah Wilkins, mar Bedminster 1.2.1703
William, IA, wills at GRO,1729; William see Thos Britton, 1755
William s.o. Wm, outparish of P & J, to John Palmer. Stationer, 31.1.1759, Bristol Apprents
William, cordwainer, bur West 29.11; William, see Nathaniel Fry, 1773,
William of St Geo, coal merchant, see Wm Flook, 1782
William & Elizabeth see Mary Lacy 1782
William in his 82nd year, of St Geo, KW, whose unremitting personal attention to the Benevolent School established in that uncultivated neighbourhood &c, Obit, FFBJ 2.12.1815
William, 1817, see BAFHS 74, p35; William see Thos, 1838
William see Samuel Creswick, 1777
Kedgwin, see Thos Trye, 1726; lodged at Mr Shatford’s in Hanham, mentioned in connection with case agt Edward Stone for riot, 1738, see Edw Stone, 1738/40. Letter from Kedgwin Webley to Henry Creswick, 20.3.1741, refers to misunderstanding about working methods at pits, & criticised Aaron Brain for not communicating information. Ellacombe Mss Vol 18, f147, & see Annals of KW. His dau sold Manor of Oldland to Mr Emerson, who in 1803 sold to Samuel Whittuck, whose family now reside in Manor Hall. See Braine, p116
Charles see Thos, 1789
Charles, cm, fell from tip of cp. nr Pucklechurch, & expired next day. Inq Mangots 4.11.1817, D260/GRO & KCP
Edward see Chas Arthur, 1759
Edward Webster & Susan Bennett/ Elizabeth Webster & Francis Smith, all of Mangots, double wedding at Mangots, 3.9.1732.
Edward, Mangots, cm, wid, o21 & Ann Emett, sp o21 (Bondsman Thomas Pullen, of Mangots, blacksmith) BMLB 15.5.1768
Elizabeth, 3, burnt to death, inquest Mangots; clothes caught fire in absence of parents, see FFBJ 9.10.1810
John, 11, fractured arm, cured, 1788, BRI Inpatients
Pamela, charged with murder of her female child at Mangotsfield, 29.10.1865. Found guilty of concealment of birth. 4 mths with hard labour. See The Times, 4.4.1866
Thomas, cordwainer, Hanham, 1684, Jamaica, Servants to Foreign Plantations, Coldham-Wilson
Thomas & Charles, “vereing boys” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
William, list of fugitives from KW, 1667 & took part in riot 1670, Ellacombe
William, 1691 survey of KW Chase, labourer, ability indifferent, wife, one child, good house,1 acre, 3 horses, see E.J. p179
William, “hewer” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
Ann, see Samuel Godfrey, 1814; Ann, 1857, BAFHS 74, p37
Caphen, see Abraham Brain, 1722
Francis of KW, charged with theft of a watch from Mr Rice, FFBJ 9.10.1819.
George, of Whiteway, 36, died cholera, St Geo 1833, PR.
Hester mar Joseph Sweet, of Bitton, at Long Ashton, 1 Apr 1771
Honor, in list of fugitives from KW, 1667, Ellacombe
Isaac, 23, Clouds Hill Rd, St Geo, Injured Deep Pit, Nov 1910, see WDP
James, s.o. Robt, of outparish of P & J, cordwainer to Israel Alleyne, merchant, 10.1.1761, Bristol Apprents.
John, see Andrew Gifford, 1677; “One” Weekes, see John Wood, 1653
Robert Weekes or Wykes, supposed to be one the Lords of Oldland, died a beggar in London, 1629, see Braine, p65
Robert, see Abraham Braine, 1722, see James, 1761
Robert, Bitton, ulcered leg, cured, BRI Inpatients, 1788
Samuel, mercer of Bristol, see Thos/Henry Weare, 1691;Samuel, see Dinah English 1828
Thomas, cm, 10, killed by 1cwt coal falling on his back whilst at works at Mr Whittock’s called Trims, death 14 hours after. Inq 24.10.1798, Oldland, D260/GRO & KCP
William Weekes, committed to Newgate after miners’ march on Bristol, 1753, see FFBJ 26.5.1753, and AKW.
William, “at the farm” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b; William see Mr Whittuck, 1849
W., jun, see Rev W. Sandford, 1862
W.S., founder of KW Cricket Club, BO 21.7.1900 (portrait)
John, of Siston & Amy Stephen of Mangots, lic, mar Siston, 16.7.1730
WELSH see Wealsh
John, Yate, wills at GRO,1729
Hugh, killed 4 conies in the Chase, 1374, see Braine, p39
Anthony, kcp Old Pit, Yate 27.4.1865, see BAFHS 96, p15.
Mary, see Wm Luton, 1703
William Fane of Coalpit Heath, in Victoria Australia, c1888, see BAFHS, 63, p29
Charles: portrait in B.O. Apr 14, 1917
John: It is impossible to overestimate the influence of this man on KW. There are frequent references to us in his Journals. In my childhood, in my Sunday School days, I imagined him sitting on the right hand of God, only just below Jesus himself. In adulthood, I am glad I never had to suffer him at dinner. He will be found throughout all the AKW.
Drawing of interior of his chapel in KW, “about to be pulled down” see BO 18.1.1919
See Ann Allen, 1740 & Thos Whittington, 1745.
Ann: at Mangotsfield, Miss Ann West, obit FFBJ 21.8.1813
Coroner, see AKW 1753
David, see Richard, 1701, see Elizabeth Toghill, 1741
Henry, of Yate proved 27.5.1633 by son Henry, Year Books of Probates.
James, bargeman, Hanham (Persons and families who receive weekly relief St Peter’s Hospital, 1818, BRO P/StM/OP/6).
John, Westerleigh, 1685, Jamaica, Servants to Foreign Plantations, Coldham-Wilson
John, see Wm, 1698, see Susanna Archer, 1747
Philip, see Daniel, Bowman, 1728
Richard, s.o. David of Stapleton, miller, to Sarah Tether, baker, Bristol Apprents, 5.8.1701.
Thomas, aged abt 40, cm, of Baron Regis/Easton, suitable as a musketeer, Men & Armour, 1608
William, s.o. John, coledriver, Bitton, to Thos Hall, as blacksmith, 4.2.1698, Bristol apprents, p294,
Edmund, see Margaret Pavey, 1479
Ann, d.o. James Weston of Bitton bp Kelston 29.7.1751
Ann, see James, 1759, see Sampson Cook, 1815
Alice see Edmund, 1580
Alice, of Oldland, widow, will dated 12.6.1589, proved 27.10.1580 by Leonard & Ann Ivey. To sister Hungerford, sister Margery, Mrs Bushe, brother Thos Strange, brother Hungerford, brother Anthony, John, Henry & Thomas Ryder, dau Anne Ivey, “husband’s furred gown that John Weston has in his custody”, by son Leonard Ivey, my dau Ann, his wife, Blanchidyne Weston. (Som Wills, 4th series, Bath Ref Lib.)
Blanchidyne, see Alice, 1580
David see Mrs Leonard 1844
Edmund, of Oldland, Bitton, will dated 28.3.1580 proved 6.6.1580, mentions my cousin Bassett, and wife Alice to be exec. (Som Wills, 4th series, Bath Ref Lib.)
Elizabeth, see James, 1759; George, see James, 1759
Henry, Oldland & Gee Moor, 1511, see Braine, p131
Henry see Roger Langesford, 1565
Henry: Lease of land between Henry Weston, gent of Oldland, & William Lashley, weaver of Beach, his son John Lashley in consideration & surrender of old lease by John Harding of Oldland & his wife Elizabeth, John Hooke, John Harding & Nicholas Holliwell, witnesses. 1624, see BAFHS 52, p35
Henry: Lease between H.W., gent, Oldland to Henry Sheppard, carpenter of Upton, re lands lying between Henry Smith, Thos Britton, Thos Goodhind & Robt Hawkins and close to John Harding & Henry Stubbs in consideration of surrender by H.S. and his son William Sheppard of lease by which they held estate for their lives., 1627, see BAFHS 52, p35
Henry: exchange between H.W., senior, gent of Oldland, Thos Underhill, yeo, Bitton, 4 acres called Park Piece in Bitton Field & adj lands of John Perryman & Bartholomew Rymer 3 acres, Whyting Gate. 1645, see BAFHS 52, p35
Henry, in list of Fugitives from KW, 1667, Ellacombe
Henry see Francis Creswick 1674, see Ruth Beard
James Weston & Mary Woodbridge, of Siston, mar Yate, 20.5.1720
James, see Ann, 1751
James, summer 1759, Bitton, “wool; (theft of?) wife Ann & George & Elizabeth Weston acquitted. “Bonded Passengers to America, 1663-1775”, Wilson-Coldham, Vols V-IX .
Langley, c1606. See Braine p55; Langley, see Lord Stafford, 1610 & Braine, p60, 1615
Mr see John Norden, 1615
Simon of P & J, mar Mary Bradford of Bitton, at Wap & Cod, 14.6.1750
Elizabeth mar Handel Cossham, 1848
Henry, obit (portrait) 25.3.1916
Joseph, Henry & Edward, brothers in lw of Handel Cossham, See “Handel Cossham, esq., MP, A Sketch of Life, BRO 4492 (1) & (2a) (Handel married Elizabeth Wethered, d.o. William, of Little Marlow)
Mr see Samuel Bennett, 1853, see Samuel Bryant, 1853
Wethered & Cossham, see Isaac James, 1853, Joseph Fraglin, 1853, Wm Fletcher, 1874
Wethered, Cossham, Bendall, see Thos Cynders, 1853
William see Handel Cossham
Charles, cm, kcp slipping of a rope off a cart, whilst descending, Westerleigh, Inq. Golden Hart, Kendalshire, 22.6.1809 & KCP
Charlotte, see James Peacock, 1814/5
Daniel, of Winterbourne, 58, bur Brislington, 5.12.1838
Griffith, Winterbourne, 73, bur Brislington, 15.10.1817
Henry, of Stapleton, 56, bur Brislington 17.6.1841
Thomas, 64, rheumatism, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897
Charles see Walter Leonard, 1895
Jessie, 70, Hanham, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
Richard see Joseph Rolph, 1856
Richard, Pucklechurch 19.5.1856, inq, GRO CO1/1/2/B/19
William, Barton Regis, 1684, Jamaica, Servants to Foreign Plantations, Coldham-Wilson
Francis, see Fra Creswick, 1674
Alfred, a boy, standing close to engine when engineer blew off steam, scalded and taken to BRI but died that evening, FFBJ 5.3.1853, & KCP.
Frances, nee Willmott, see Edward Willmott, 1757
Elizabeth see John, 1667
Jacob, 23. Oldland, drowned, Bur Bitton 29.12.1819
John & Elizabeth “Fugitives from KW” 1667, Ellacombe
Thomas see Edward Willmott 1757
Thomas, “Consideration Money” Soundwell Coalworks, £306.15.0d, 31.5.1813, Ellacombe
The name Whippy will also be found at Brislington
William, Born St George, 27th Dragoons, served 1796, discharged aged 28. TNA
Eliza, 63, KW, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
Anne see Henry, 1825; Elizabeth see Henry, 1684
Francis see Jane Crates, 1818
Francis, 35, collier, Hannah & 4 ch, 1841 cens Warmley
Francis, 52, banksman, Crown Pit, knocked into pit by a runaway cart, Co 2 Acc 1291, GRO 5.12.1857 & KCP
Hannah see Francis, 1841
Henry Whitchurch’s widow Elizabeth & John Whitchurch, inhabs of KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe
George, see James, 1759
Henry of Bitton & Anna Willis, Mangots, mar Yate, 7.5.1714
Henry, named on Player’s Map, 1750
Henry, collier of KW Hill, & Ann, their dau Louisa bp HTKW 1825
John see Henry 1684
John, kcp at Siston by a large stone many tons in weight falling on him, BMerc, 12.7.1834, & KCP
John Hugh, infant of Bitton, bur Brislington, burial register, StLB
Louisa, see Henry, 1825
Sarah, 41, Oldland, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
Thomas of Bitton, 21.2.1734/5, BRO 04435/3
Caroline, 50, KW, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
Charles, 39, mason of West Lawrence Hill, obit FFBJ 3.10.1816
David “vereing boy” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
Elizabeth, inhab of KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe
Elizabeth see Richard Moreton, 1823, see John 1841
Emily, 32, Gertrude, 9, William, 8, Alfred, 7, Wilfred, 5, George, 4, Oldland, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
Epanetus, Bitton, yeo, & John Cuff, Castle Precincts, 1700, BMLB
Francis, coal carrier, killed by blows on back part & right side of head in a pitched battle with George Hook. Head was opened by Mr Hyett & jury gave a verdict of manslaughter, Inquest 17.2.1817, Yate, Hook for trial at next Assizes. D260/GRO.
Francis J. White, Bookshop in KW see John Horewood, 1821
George, from Easton New pit: one of deputation who went to see Mr Leonard, Strike of 1874, see WDP 6.6.1874
George, b1867, d 30.3.1880, s.o. George & Elizabeth (Franklyn) White, aged 13, killed by truck passing over him (Inquest) (Information from R.M. Dunning, Linga Longa, St Luke’s Rd, Dukestown, Tredegar, Gwent)
Hannah see Robt, 1841; I, see J.S.Moore, 1910-20; Jacob see John, 1794
James, “he ended his existence by famine, supposed to be insane”, bur W & A, 15.3.1799. Died at Carpenter’s Arms, Wick and was “a famous literary figure” see Annual Register, for 1799.
James, cm, 13. Kcp falling down John Stibbs’ (Babel’s Tower) by rope breaking with a lad called Lewton abt 20 fathoms. White killed on the spot, Lewton, with 2 legs broken, “on a fair way of recovery”. Inquest 1.9.1806 at Crown & Horseshoe, Hanham, D260/GRO.
Jane see Thos Edwards, 1748, Geo Smith, 1815, Isaac Taylor, alias Cottle, 1829
John s.o. William, Stapleton, yeo, to Matt Thomas, naut., Bristol Apprents, 5.8.1701
John, exciseman, bur Mangots, 24.3.1724; John see Wm Britton, 1759
John & Jacob, with others enclosed part of common waste at Oldland, to get off by 2 Feb or be fined £5, Oldland Court Leet, 2.2.1794, GRO D108/M187/8
John, cm, kcp falling down landway to bottom, Messrs Baynton & Co, 17 fathoms, 1.4.1817, Inquest Tennis Court Inn, Warmley, D260/GRO, Bitton burial register, “aged 54 of Cadbury Heath,” 4.4.1817.
John, 30, collier, Elizabeth, 25, John, 8 & Elizabeth, 1, 1841 cens Bitton.
John, 1842, see Rowland Hayward, 1553
Kate, 30, 3 ch, wid, Siston outdoor poor, 1897; Mary Ann, 77, aged, Siston outdoor poor, 1897
Robert White, or Moreton, see Richard Moreton, 1823
Robert, 40, collier, Hannah, 40, & 6 ch, 1841 cens Bitton.
Samuel, ” a poor collier boy” late of Hanham; then a clerk at Tipps & an outrider; left by will £100 for a school at Hanham, but first a debt must be paid off on some Meeting House in Bristol”. Note by Henry Ellacombe in Ellacombe Mss. (Samuel White’s School still survives.) and… “Samuel White, June 17, at Hanham, in 86th year of his age, an eminently consistent & useful member of the Wesleyan Society for 62 years. He bore increased infirmities of advanced age with exemplary patience & Christian fortitude & as in his life, all was peace. Obit 28.6.1849, BG.
Sarah see Isaac Cole, 1840, see Robt Bryant 1847
Thomas, 1 quarry, done working & 1 quarry at work: KW Chase 1684m Ellacombe
Thomas, see Isaac Cole, 1840, see James Stone, 1858
William of Westerleigh, mar Alice Miller, 16.10.1615 at Swainswick
William see John 1701
George, 1714 – 1770, charismatic preacher and one of Kingswood’s “Big Three” of Wesley, Whitefield and Cennick. Kingswood appears frequently in his 3rd & 4th Journals, 1739. References to him will be found throughout the AKW.
- see Job Bennett, 1901
William, miners agent; dispute at Parkfield, 500 men on strike, see BO 18.6.1898
Tabitha, 67, aged, KW North, outdoor poor 1897
George, aged 15, kcp falling from Landway at Buff Pit, belonging to R. Haynes, esq., Inq 20.9.1811, Oldland, D260/GRO
Phoebe, see James Emerson, 1764; Samuel, see Elizabeth Willis, 1789
Anne, see Jonathon Pearce, 1737
Robt, Bitton, paper maker/Martha Clark, BMLB Jun 1792
Fanny & William see Charles Franklin Kilminster 1901
Elizabeth, ts of Mangots wills, 1684, BRO
John see Mary Dennis, 1719
Samuel, 1857, BAFHS 74, p37
Mark, 24, of Bitton, executed with James Caines Bush, 11.8.1825 for murder of Isaac Gorden, see Cock Road Gang, I. Wyatt.
Mary, 5, Bitton, fractured leg, BRI Inpatients, 1789
William, 40, Bitton, found Not Guilty of harbouring Isaac Stone, c1833
John, collier, Bitton/Hanham, aged abt 20, suitable for service as pioneer: (smallest stature) Men & Armour, 1608.
Roger, in list of Fugitives from KW, Ellacombe
George, 21.3.1803, Lease, Geo Whitmore of Lower Slaughter, Glos, esq., to Thos Jefferies of Warmley, carpenter, Isaac Llewellin of Mangots, cm, Samuel Jefferis, Wick, yeo., Moses Jefferis, cm, Solomon Jefferis, Siston, yeo, re coalmines in Pucklechurch, BRO ref 6098/7b
John see AKW 1762
John of Beach, bur Cold Ashton, Oct 16, 1766
Wm see Edw Thrissell, 1776
Ann see John Tyler, 1759
Elizabeth, wife of John, no date, Bitton, Bigland
Elizabeth of Beach, bur Cold Ashton, Apr 1767
Henry, cm, admitted to Bristol Liberties, 21.10.1774, by being son of Thomas, gardener, (Bristol Burgesses). Poll Books, 1774 & 1781 of Bitton.
Hester, Oldland, wills at GRO,1729
Hester see John Avery 1774
John, of Upton, gent, lease to Wm Sheppard of same, yeo, for lives of W.S., Hannah, his wife, & John his son in consideration of surrender by W.S. of lease of 1557. James Dolman, John Burnell, Thos Hooke, Abraham Sagett, witnesses, 1663, see BAFHS 52, p35.
John of Haisewill, bur Cold Ashton, 1743
John, of Bitton & Margaret Peckstone, mar Bathweston 18.12.1766
John of Beach, Bitton, at an advanced age, Obit 18.10.1766, FFBJ
John, arrested in KW for robbery of the Portsmouth coach: see BMBJ 7.9.1782
John, see Robt, 1795
Mr J: legal adviser of John Jubilee Whittuck: gave £1 to widows’ fund after inquest on Thos Bright & Joseph Iles, 1862
Rachel of Beach, bur Cold Ashton, 1761
Robert of Fifteen Acres, Bitton, bur Cold Ashton, 3.4.1770
Robert, of Beach & Mary Croome of Puck. Mar Cold Ashton, Lic, 10.12.1795 by me John Whittington, Rector.
Thomas, 1746 abstract close roll for 5 Mar 1745 re bargain & sale (1) John Wesley, Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; (2) John Hodges, clerk, rector of Wewo, Co Glam, John Dyer, gent, Henry Durbin, chemist, David Jenkins, corkcutter, Thomas Whittington, collier. Property, New Room, in Horsefair, Bristol, 34545(15) BRO
Thomas, of Beach, gent, bur Cold Ashton, 25.1.1747
Thomas, gardener, see Henry & Hester Whittington, & see John Avery, 1774
William, see Thos Burnell, 1630
William, late of Stapleton, gave £100 to St James, Bristol, for upkeep of decayed parishioners, 1716. (History of Bristol, Barrett).
NB According to Bigland there are several obliterated MIs on flat stones in the church at Bitton for the Whittington family.
—– Whittock, “in Wiltshire” 1721, see John Smith, 1721, MD
Abraham, 1721, MD
Abraham, bur Bitton, 12.2.1744/5
Abraham cordwainer & Frances Cool, b.o. Bitton, mar Old Sodbury 28.4.1747
Miss Alice Whittuck of Hanham & William Bush of Alveston, mar announcement, FFBJ 13.11.1813Miss, Hanham, see Andrew Pope, re donations etc to Cock Rd School, FFBJ 21.8.1813
Mr Abraham aged 40. One of the proprietors of Bitton coalworks, drowned in the River Boyd near the Copper Works at about 9 pm, last Saturday night, on his return from Bristol. Inquest 9.2.1795 D260/GRO; “Mr Whittock, thrown from his horse & killed.” See SFBJ 21.2.1795
Charles mar Ann Coo, Bitton, 28.8.1729
Charles s.o. Samuel bp Bitton, 21.12.1733; Charles see John 1777
Charles of Hanham, mar Miss Roach of Bristol, FFBJ 22.1.1780
Charles A, esq., “at the Grange, Hanham, Charles A. , esquire, s.o. the late Samuel Whittuck esq., Hanham Hall, obit, Bristol Mirror, 26.7.1856
Clifford, see Jack
Jack Whittock, 567 Capitol Drive, Benicia 94510, California, USA, born KW, emigrated to California 1948, seeking Jean d.o. Clifford Whittock, born Midsomer Norton, a former Policeman, retired ca1945. E.P. clipping, undated, c1975?
Jean see Jack
John & Ann Lockyer mar Christchurch, Bristol, 28.4.1709
John s.o. Abraham see Martha Barnes, 1755
John, polled land in tenure of Charles Whittuck, objected to, not rated, see BG 20.2.1777
John see Rev J.A. Curtis, 1798
John Jubilee, 1851 census, Hanham Hall, J.J.W., head, mar, landed proprietor, b Hanham, Sarah, wife, 28, b. Warwick, Henry Goodenough, coachman, unmar, 21, b. Hanham, also a parlourmaid, housemaid & cook.
John Jubilee, owner of Tom Joy’s Pit, KW; gave evidence at inquest on Thos Brian, & Joseph Iles, killed 1862, gave £5 to the widows’ fund.
Joseph mar Betty Wyet, St Augustine’s Bristol, 1722
Joseph Whittick, d.May 1733, aged 72, Abraham d.3.3.1744 aged 79, Sarah wife of Abraham, d.17.10.1747 aged 83. Bitton, Bigland
Joseph, apprenticed to his father, Charles Whittuck, of Bristol, feltmaker, 1774. (Apprenticeship indenture) see Family Tree Magazine, November 2000. (John Titford’s Guide to Auctioneers & Booksellers Catalogues)
Miss, house broken into & robbed, Hanham see FFBJ Apr 1809
Mr Whittick: house robbed at Hanham see FFBJ 21.5.1757 & AKW
Mr Whittick, “steward to Lady Archer at Coalworks in KW: Obit 13.9.1783, FFBJ:
Mr: see Isaac Stanley, 1796, James Fry, 1798, Thos Weeks, 1798, Simon Golding, 1797, Wm Townsend, 1800, Samuel Hall & Wm Sampson, 1804, Lazarus Iles, 1809, Wm Flook 1809, James Ball, 1810, Robt Williams, 1810, Geo Davies, 1811, Samuel Coles, 1812, Wm McCarthy, 1812, Robt Paul, 1812, Sam Fry, 1817, Robt Hemmings, 1848, Francis Fowler, 1851, John Palmer, 1851
Mr Whittuck: The Cholera Epidemic at Bitton: “1849 August 25th and Wm Weeks died in the cholera Aug. 26th. Williams Neads’ wife died the 23rd August and many others died at Jeffries Hill and St Georges. Mr Whittuck aged 67 yrs 4 mths. Mr Whittuck bur Aug 31st and George Jenkins who was to be one of (his) bearers died in the cholera Augt 30 and Miss Horner bur 31st Augst at Jeffries Hill. (Couch)
Mrs Whittuck, died the 13th and bur Bitton 17 Jun 1845, (Couch)
Robert, Mangots, yeo & Mary Silcox, BMLB 1714, no. 194
Samuel mar Ann Smith, both of Bitton, Yate 18.2.1719
Samuel: Seal (no. 408) on a deed of 23 Oct 1739 (Ellacombe Mss): Edmund Bond of Elmore to Samuel Whittick, Oldland, cm. See Bristol Merchant Marks from Proceedings of the Clifton Antiquarian Club, 1909-1912 Vol. VII.
Samuel see AKW 1767
Samuel, bought Oldland Manor from Mr Emerson, 1803, see Kedgwin Webley
Samuel of Bitton, bach & Ann Hooper of Walcot, Mar Lic, Somerset, 18.6.1804. SRO
Samuel see James Haskins, 1804, Thos Pearsall, 1804, Sam Fry, 1817, Chas Bryant 1812, Simon Iles, 1814, Joseph Stone, 1821
Samuel (1840) see Edmund Stone, “Queen Elizabeth’s time”
Samuel, “August 25 at Hanham Hall, aged 68” Obit BG 30.8.1849
Samuel see Charles, 1733, see Kedgewin Webley, see Charles, 1856
Messrs Whittick brothers, see John Green, 1853.
Andrew Whittwood, 1613, Mangots, E.J, p177
Ann Whittwood, dead, now John Whittwood, cm, inhabs of KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe
John Whitewood, ran Corn mill Stapleton, 1609, see BAFHS Journal no 101, p 17
John see Ann 1684
Harry, from Wootton under edge to Bitton, BRO P/BOP/6/32
Henry, Mary his wife & 5 ch, John, 15, Hester,12, Mary,10, Hwnry,7, Sarh,2, Removal Oldland to Bitton, BRO P/BOP/6c/51 (order later abandoned)
John Wyatt, ygr of P & J, pubicam, dear wife Eliza, all goods he has inpartnership with father, John Wyatt, Will, BRO 1852
Mary see Christopher Summerill, 1836
Arthur, wife Hester, 1722, MD; Damaris, see John Parsons, 1702
Emma, d.o. William, see Samuel Summerhill, 1848
Hester, (1722) & Mrs: (1719) MD & see Arthur, 1722
John Weekham, of Puck, & Ann Hurle, of St Peter’s mar St Werberghs, 2.5.1678
John see Thos Carpenter, 1793;
John, born Bitton, 1st Foot, served 1793-1816, discharged aged 46, TNA
Mr Wickams, see Sir John Berkeley, 1670
Phillipp, alias Friend, 1620, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
Thomas Wickeam (sic) see Anth Moreman, 1607
William see Emma, 1848
—- Wickham see Fra Creswick 1674
Wm see Hugh Smith, 1646
John, cm, Mangots, will, 1644, BRO; John, cm, Inventory, 1647, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
John, collier, now John Bennett, cm, KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe
John of Siston, see Maria Summerhill, 1684/5
Mary of Siston, bur Saltford, 1718
Thomas see John Wood, 1653; Thomas, collier, 1672, Mangots, see E.J. p177
Thomas, collier, KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe
William, cm, Stapleton Common, pasture appertaining to a cottage & garden near the Lodge House, yearly value £3.10.0. Minute Book of KE Enclosure Commissioners, 1779-84, BRL
Edward, see Jane Bond, bca 1761
Elizabeth, FC, wills at GRO,1729; Emma, see Mark Dudfield, 1843
George, 15, collier, 1841, cens Westerleigh, also Hannah Wigmore, same house.
George, 74, aged, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897
George see Mark Dudfield, 1843; Hannah see Geo, 1841
Maria, alias Summerhill of Westerley (sic) and William Evans of F.C., excise officer, re goods of John Summerhill of Westerley, died 1690
Sarah see Thos Alsop, 1719
Betty Wilcox, see James Peacock, 1755
Charles, clerk to Reeve, Son, & Hill, fell into a coalpit at Two Mile Hill & rescued see FFBJ 3.1.1778
Daniel Wilcox, see Jonas, 1847
Edmund, “filler & strapper” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
John & Jos(eph) Wilcox, named on Player’s Map, 1750, see Joseph Bailey.
Jonas, maj, bach, miner, Soundwell, s.o. Daniel, lab, & Susanna Cross, wid, d.o. Wm Long, lab, mar HTKW 27.12.1847
Joseph, 1725, MD; Joseph, see John, 1750
Mr, mason, see John Davis, 1840; Samuel Wilcocks see John Barrett, 1755
Thomas Wilcox, of St P & J, 1696. For America. “Bonded Passengers to America, 1663-1775”, Wilson-Coldham, Vols V-IX . (Perhaps Thomas Wilcox of Barton Regis, smith. His marriage licence to Ann Yarrington, St Philip, wid, bondsman John Colbrooke of Barton Regis, sergeweaver, 23 Nov 1687)
William see William Wilcox Flower, 1838
Hester see Henry Langley, 1703
Robert (17) indicted for shooting a little boy called Albert Jones with intent to kill at Bitton. He was with another boy called Joseph Jefferies. Found guilty, sentence deferred. See The Times, 4.4.1866.
Beloved, s.o. Robt, W & A, cleric, as soapmaker, Bristol apprents, Sep 1668
Beloved, W & A, will 1722, charity, see BRO 33792
Beloved, W & A, wills at GRO, 1727; Robt see Beloved, 1668.
Betty, suicide when pregnant, servant of Mr G. Robbins, miller of Willsbridge, see FFBJ 4.10.1788
George, servant to Mr Brown, fell from a wagon carrying a load of penant, returning from Downing, a sober & steady man, leaving a wife and small family (FFBJ 2.4.1808)
- aged 22, of KW, hanged with David Morgan, 65, of Bristol, for passing forged money, Dorchester, see FFBJ 15.8.1807
John see Wm Bawn, 1795; Sarah see Wm Webb, 1703
Mary, Kingswood. Name included in a list of “Persons Receiving Pay from Clifton Parish for themselves and their families” FFBJ 10.1.1818
Policeman: see Geo Groves, 1817
Abraham, charged theft of 3 fowls from Albert Sperrin of Church Farm, Bitton, a feather covered in blood found in his pocket, sent for trial see WDP 1.3.1870
Albert, 24, bach, s.o. James, lab & Miriam Cook, 20, d.o. Geo, lab, mar 4.6.1890, St Silas, Westerleigh.
Albert, 23, Bitton, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
Ann, spinster of St P & J, 1750, “Bonded Passengers to America, 1663-1775”, Wilson-Coldham, Vols V-IX .
Arthur, 1713, MD
Arthur & John Williams, tithing of Oldland, Bitton side, 1747, Ellacombe
Arthur, Adventurer, No 2 Liberty, named on Player’s Map, 1750.
Arthur, see Edward Willmott, 1757
Charles Williams & Sarah Bush, 1787 “shotgun marriage” see I & J Wyatt, Poor Law Records of Bitton.
Charles, 16, s.o. George, cm, apprenticed to Wm Farmer, FC, Boot & shoemaker, 5 yrs, 17.2.1853, Apprentices Westerleigh, BRO
Charlotte see Theophilus, 1841
Christopher, W & A, wife Margery: 16.5.1636, Year Books of Probates, BRL
Christopher, of Wick & Abson & Martha Mansell mar St P & J 2 Feb 1703/4
Christopher: articles of agreement between Thos Haynes & Christopher Williams & William Smith, to be co-partners for 31 yrs, coalmining of lands of C.W. & T.H. T.H. to have 6/8 share and the other two 1/8 each, see AKW 1758.
Christopher see Richard Ashley, 1799
Daniel, hooper, Bitton, Electoral Roll, 1739
Edward of Bitton & Lucy Webb otp mar Stoke Gifford, 28.10.1781
Edward, consideration money, Soundwell Coalworks, 31.5.1813, £306.15s.0d. Ellacombe.
Elizabeth, see Robt, 1739
Elizabeth, widow of John, cm, & Hannah, John, Mary their children removed from Oldland to Brislington, Somerset, 1740, BRO P/StLB/OP/11/6.
Elizabeth nee Willmott, see Edward Willmott, 1757
Evan see Wm Warne, 1797
Francis see Joseph Fry 1785/6
Francis, 19, KW, Not Guilty, see Wm Kendall, 1833
Francis, gave evidence re accident at Shortwood Pit, see BG 3.2.1853
Francis, cm, Bitton, struck by a train: Inquest 25.10.1856, GRO Co I Acc 1291.
George of St James, Bristol, , see Edith Alden, 1775
George see AKW 1757
George “vereing boy” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
George, native of Bitton, charged with horsetheft from his father in law of West Bromwich. Taken to Worcester Gaol. See FFBJ 9.5.1818
George, 20, of Westerleigh, charged theft of waistcoat & pair of worsted stockings: dk hair, dk eyes, long face, looks very wild with his eyes, scar bottom of back, 5′ 5 and a half inches, served two & a half years with 32nd Regiment. Six months. 21.8.1820. Tried again for theft of a black mare, 22.9.1820. Died in gaol, night of 26.12.1820; GRO G/QC/5 1-5.
George, cm, & Charlotte Adams, bastardy order W & A, 1.2.1833
George, 25, collier, 1841, cens, W & A.; George see James, 1849, see Charles, 1853
Grace see Henry 1723
Hannah see Roger Bryan(t) 1727, see Elizabeth 1740, see Wm, Russell, 1787, see Robt Cole, 1817, see William, 1841
Henry, lab, Grace, his wife, Robert their son, removed from Siston, to Brislington, BRO StLB
Henry see John, 1750, see Wm Lacey, 1844
Henry, cm at Speedwell, see Stanley Nash
Hester, widow of Bitton, will dated 5.2.1754, dau Elizabeth Nott, wife of George of P & J, millwright, witnesses Betty Cox, Sarah Nott, Edward Young
Hester see William, 1825
Isaac, “filler & strapper” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
Isaac, at Braine’s Deep Pit, St George, descended shaft between 7 & 8 o’clock to a passage way where water is turned off by engine. Having stayed longer than required, the man at the top grew alarmed, and descended in a bucket to find the dec’d in a distressingly mutilated state. His wife very near her confinement and left 4 other children, see BM 3.6.1854
- see George Groves, 1814; Jacob, see Thos Edward, 1748
James, mar Elizabeth Willis, 15 Nov 1719, Bitton
James see Solomon Chipper, 1760
James, s.o. John Williams, the ygr, cm, bp West., 24.3.1765; James see James Bradey, 1779
James “hewer” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
James & John, “fillers & strappers” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
James cm, & John cm, re part of a cottage, now 2 tenements & garden ground in West., and all or any of the coalmines or veins on the land, 18.10.1798, BRO Westerleigh, Misc OP/24/2
James, see Wm Ludlow, 1801
James, killed cp by bucket falling on his head, Neale & Co, Inq., 14.6.1813, Nibley, Westerleigh, D260/GRO
James, minor, bach, miner, Mounthill, s.o. Geo, miner & Ursula Bryant, sp, shoemaker, d.o. Francis, mar 23.12.1849 HTKW
James see Albert, 1890; James, 29, idiot, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897
Jane see Robt, 1739. see John Jenkins, 1786, see Samuel, 1841
Jenkin see Thos 1760
Joan, see Wm Horrell, 1684, see Benj Hall, 1720
John, cm, & John, lab, inhabs of KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe; John, died 1713, MD
John see Elizabeth 1740, see Arthur, 1747
John, Thomas, Nathaniel & Henry, named on Player’s Map, 1750
John, vagrant, removed from Thorn St Margaret, Som, to St P & J, 15.9.1753. SRO Q/SR 321/4
John, cm & Jane Jones, sp, mar Bitton 6.1.1760
John see James, 1765, see James 1789; John, cm, bur West., 21.6.1769
John “driver” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b; John see James, 1798, see Wm Simmons 1802
John, cm, 20, fell down cp 11 fathoms, Sweet & Co., Soundwell, Inquest 10.12.1803, Oldland D260/GRO
John, examination of bastardy, Hannah Cole, her male child of John Williams, cm, 4.7.1806, Westerleigh PR. BRO
John see Geo Rickards, 1822, see Robt May, 1822
John, of Coalpit Heath, kcp by falling coals, see FFBJ 13.6.1835.
John, shoemaker, his house, Lot 3, Notice of Auction at Fire Engine, St George, 15.8.1842, bill in author’s possession.
John, 21, miner, s.o. John, miner & Fanny Elizabeth Tilling, d.o. Thomas Morgan Tilling, mar 10.6.1889, St Silas, Westerleigh.
Jonathan, “vereing boy”, 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
Jonathon, 40, collier, Sophia, & 6 ch., 1841 cens Westerleigh
Joseph, “mason & lab”, 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
Louisa, KW, admitted 1880, lunatic in Gloucester County Asylum, Warmley Union list, 1897
Margery see Christopher 1635
Mary, of St P & J, hanged herself, FFBJ 27.9.1788
Mary, see Humphrey Garland, 1708, see Elizabeth 1740, see Geo Jenkins, 1759, see John Sherbourne, 1808
Mary, straw bonnet maker, Bitton, (Persons and families who receive weekly relief St Peter’s Hospital, 1818, BRO P/StM/OP/6).
Maurice see Daniel Cribb, 1689
Mrs Williams of Screws Hole to Mr Young of Llandogo, with a fortune of £10,000; see BAFHS 88, Jun 1997, p21.
Mrs. Williams, formerly of Jamaica, wife of Lt Richard Williams, late of 3rd regt Foot. At Bitton. Obit. 14.7.1794, Bath Chron..
- see Edmund Iles, 1812
Nat(haniel) see Fra Creswick, 1674; Nathaniel, tithing, Bitton, 1722, Ellacombe.
Nathaniel, hooper, Bitton, Electoral Roll, 1734; Nathaniel, d 13.10.1749 aged 61, MI Bitton, Bigland.
Nathaniel see John, 1750
Nathaniel, widower, cm, & Sarah Smallman, widow, mar by lic, Bitton, 6.9.1756
Nathaniel, Bitton, victualler, o21 & Hannah Embury, wid, o21, Mangots., BMLB 2.10.1770
Nathaniel: marriage announcement, Mr Thomas Churchill, of Downend, butcher, & Miss Catherine House, dau of Mrs House of Kingswood Hill and granddaughter of Nathaniel Williams of that place. FFBJ 17.1.1818
Nathaniel see Wm Waters, 1825
Richard see John Wood, 1653
Richard, coal carrier, inhab of KW Chase 1684, Ellacombe
Richard to surrender cottage at Breachyate, arrears of rent. 9 Dec 1725.Ref BRO 14581/HA/D/221
Richard see Robt, 1739
Richard. Lt. – see Mrs Williams, 1794 above
Robert, see Thos, 1701, see Henry, 1723
Robert s.o. Richard & Elizabeth d Oct 1739 aged 30, Elizabeth their dau, d11.12.1730 aged 19, Richard, sen., d 11.3.1755 aged 72, Jane, his dau d 8.1.1748 aged 19, MI Bitton, Bigland.
Robert of Siston & Sarah Flower mar 31.3.1765. Pensford
Robert, 17, kcp ascending Mr Whittuck’s Wimsey Pit whilst on a rope with 2 others. James Ball also killed, the other man escaped. Inq 27.4.1810, Oldland, D250/GRO
Robert, 27, cm, Bitton, stealing qty of straw value one shilling from Wm Bevan, brown hair, great eyes, round visage, dark complex., 2 scars on left belly, bile marks on small of back, 5ft 9 and 1/2″ conduct orderly. 10 Jan 1837. G/Qc/5 1-5 GRO
Samuel see Edward 1755
Samuel, minor, bach, cm, KW, no father shown, & Jane Tanner, minor, shoe maker, d.o. Geo, quarryman, mar HTKW 3.1.1841
Samuel, 30, collier, & Jane, (25) with 5 children, 1841 cens Abson.
Sarah, see Wm Lines, 1735, see Henry Sweet, 1750, see Sarah Parsons, 1761, see Richard Ashley, 1799
Sarah, 76, aged, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897
Sarah, 31, & Blanch, 6, Oldland, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List; Sarah Ann, see Wm, 1825
Sophia, see Jonathan, 1841
Stephen Williams, Aaron Batman, John Harris, Charles Slater, drowned when the trow “George” belonging to Pickford & Company lost on Dunn Sands. Hawker & Withey saved nr same place, Hawker died a few days after. 7.2.1829 (Couch
Susan, Mangots, 1727, see E.J. p155
- see Fra Creswick, 1674
Theophilus, 20, collier, & Charlotte, 20, 1841 cens Warmley
Thomas, collier, Barton Regis/Easton, aged abt 20, suitable for service with calyver, Men & Armour, 1608
Thomas, s.o. Robt, agrico, to John Burges, mason, Bristol Apprents, 10.5.1701, BRO
Thomas, see John, 1750
Thomas, of St P & J, mar Elizabeth Hill, of Ashwick, at Kilmersdon, 10.2.1739
Thomas, s.o. Jenkin Edwards, outparish St P & J, tanner, apprent to Samuel Britton, brazier, Bristol Apprents, 3.9.1760, BRO
Thomas, kcp falling Castle & Co’s Pit, Inq 21.6.1820, Fishponds St George, D260/GRO
Thomas: “On Wednesday the 24th July 1844 Tom Williams, a lad 18 yrs of age thrown a stone at Henry Cox, s.o. William, aged 16, and gave him a severe blow on the head and on Monday August 5th he died. Williams committed to Gloucester by the Coroner August 8th. Bob Lear witness and instead of giving evidence against him gave him a good character and swore fauls (false) 3 mths imprisonment.” (Couch)
Thomas see Benjamin Hamblyn, 1867
Thomas, 18, injured Easton Pit Explosion, WDP 19,14 Feb & 1 Mar, 1886
Thomas, British Rail drayman, died aged 45, 1909, accident, see EP BT 24.9.2002
William see John Wood, 1653, see Nicholas Ellis, 1684.
William, Mangots, 1738, see E.J. p155; William, senior, d 23.2.1747 aged 60
William, St P & J 1748. “Bonded Passengers to America, 1663-1775”, Wilson-Coldham, Vols V-IX .
William, see John Harrison, 1756
William, cm, & Sarah Rawlings, sp, mar Bitton, 21.8.1758
William, kcp & bur West., 21.1.1779
William, “hewer” “vereing boy” “carpenter & sawyer” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
William, cm, & Hester, Soundwell, their dau Sarah bp HTKW 1825
William, 25, collier & Hannah, 25, 1841 cens Siston Court
John, s.o. John, Barton Regis, apprenticed as grocer, Bristol Apprents, 1668-71, BRO
Agnes see Edmund, 1611; Ambrose, see Wm Powe, 1813
Ambrose, cm, 21, Bitton, appeared Glos QS 22.8.1817 with Francis Britton, sentenced 1 yr, Description: Dark hair, long face, sallow, irreg front teeth, scar on elbow, 5’7 and a half tall, able to read. (the charge was obstructing the constables), BG 14.8.1817
Ann, see Edmund, 1611, see Thos Churchill, 1702; Ann, 1721, MD
Ann, see Edmund, 1733, see Edward, 1735, see Robt Hall, 1758, see Thos 1817
Anna, see Henry Whitchurch 1714
Benjamin see Ric Livings, 1705; Benjamin, 1722, MD
David, see David Farmer 1908
Edmund, his dau, Ann, and Agnes & Thomas Willis, see Ann Strange, 1611
Edmund, cm, Mangots, will 9.4.1733, BRO, wife Ann, witnesses Thos Smith, Hannah Smith, Johanna Smith, Wm Owen.
Edward, cm, P & J, will 6.10.1735, wife Ann, witnesses Mathew Hardin, Margaret Smith, John Reed
Edward, & Ann Scull mar Bitton, 1738
Edward, see Wm, 1743
Elizabeth, see James Williams, 1719, see Thos. 1766
Elizabeth, (bur St Geo 26.8.1789) aged 81, will names daughter Betty & Betty’s children Thomas & Stephen Thurston, & William, Elizabeth & Daniel Woodward. (Betty married twice?) Admins: Wm Fry, malster & Wm Hooper, Malster, Large amount of property in St George, Crofts End, Blackswarth, Rose Green, etc., mentions tenants Abraham Alsop, Samuel Smith, Samuel Whitehead, Wm Chick, John Rawlins, Thos Nutt, Edward Thristle, Samuel Barnard. Witnesses Geo Rolph jun, Samuel Smith of Upper Easton, gardener & Sarah Alsop, (Mrs Willis’s servant).
Elizabeth bp 24.6.1810 d.o. James, schoolmaster & Jane of St Nicholas, Bristol, Whitefield Sch, KW
Elizabeth, see David Farmer 1908
Francis, see Thos, 1790
Francis: “1847 May 20 died Francis s.o. Saml and Mary Willis, aged 29, bur at Bitton Whitsunday May 23rd” (Couch)
George, of Bitton & Rebecca Humphris of Doynton mar Doynton 17 Feb 1714
George, mar Joan Dagg, Bitton, 1731
Gyles, cm, Barton Regis/Easton, abt 20, suitable as pyoner Men & Armour, 1608
Giles, inhab of KW Chase 1684, Ellacombe
Hannah, see Wm, 1743
Henry, abt 20, tall, suitable as pikeman, s.o. Thomas, Men & Armour, 1608
Henry: 2 pits in Newton’s First Liberty, 1684, see E.J.
Henry, & Martha Woodman of Hanham, mar Doynton 23 Oct 1711
Henry, 1724,1725, MD
Henry, mar Rachel Lovell, Bitton, 1738
Henry, Bitton, cm, BRO 04435/4 3.3.1739/40
Henry, see Wm, 1743, see Thomas Caines, 1814
Henry, 27, Hanham, contused thigh, BRI Inpatients, 1789
Henry, see Wm Powe, 1813
Henry, charged with killing a bay mare, property of George Haskins, constable of Bitton & with having rescued Thos Pratten from custody of Charles Bull, BG 14.8.1817
Isaac, see Thos 1790; James, see Elizabeth 1810
Jane, see Francis Trubody 1684, see Elizabeth 1810
John, see Sir Jn Newton, 1674,
John, “was married to Ann Wastfield” Hanam (sic) Aug: 6 1699
John, see Thos, 1709; John, of Mangots, bur 26.2.1715/6, Puck.
John, P & J, cm, & Elizabeth Burgess, wid., BMLB 1723 no.80
John, hanged for housebreaking, houses of Matt. Davis staymaker & Wm Ellery, innholder of P &J, and stealing tankard, silver spoons etc. He was aged 23 and born of honest parents in the County of Glos, confessed to tankard, see GJ 23.8.1737
John: John Willis who kept a huckster’s shop without Lawford’s Gate and Betty Darby indicted for murder of Edward or Stephen Finks of the brassworks, Baptist’s Mills. GJ 31.10.1738
John, adventurer in coalmines, Player’s Map, 1750
John, cm, 70, broke 2 ribs and received mortal bruises falling downstairs at home, Inq., 11.20.1799, Mangots. D260/GRO
Jonathan, see Nathaniel 1735
John, of Mangots, cm, wife Sarah. Witnesses Ann & Thos Llewellin & Samuel Gerrish. Will dated 30.9.1799, proved 11.6.1800.
Joseph, see Thos, 1709; Joseph, mar to (blank) 21 Oct 1713, Bitton
Joseph, mar Mary Martin, Bitton, 1731; Joseph, see Wm, 1743, see Timothy Bush, 1813
Joseph, 15, brown hair, blue eyes, dk complex., appeared at Glos QS 7.3.1838 with Thomas Hudd,
Joseph, cm, 40, Mary 35, & 5 ch, 1841 census Cadbury Heath, Bitton.
Lewis, keeper of “colehorses” in KW 1666, Ellacombe
Matilda, 32, wid, 3 ch, KW North, outdoor poor 1897
Mary, see Thos, 1709, see Isaac Tippett 1720,see Wm Flook, 1782, see Joseph, 1841, see Francis, 1847, see Thos 1876
Nathaniel, keeper of “colehorses” in KW 1666, Ellacombe
Nathaniel, hanged Gloucester for 2 robberies, one on highway, other of Benjamin Stone, of £25 and running away with same, but returned £20 of it next day. His brother Jonathon hanged for stealing buckskin breeches & greatcoats. Bot under 30. Bodies delivered to friends, GJ 19 & 16 Aug 1735.
Nicholas, took part in riot of 1670, Ellacombe
Nic(holas), see Fra Creswick, 1674, see Jn Jeffrys, 1684, see Thos Jones, 1684
Nicholas, senior, coal carrier, inhab of KW Chase 1684
Nicholas Willis & Wm Williams, colliers, lived in same house, KW Chase 1684, Ellacombe
Rachel, see Thos,1790, see Thos 1876; Rebecca, see Wm, 1743, see Thos, 1790
Richard, collyer, Barton Regis/Easton, abt 40, suitable as a musketeer, Men & Armour, 1608
Richard, see Fra Creswick, 1674; Robert, see Thos Webb, 1752
Robert, of Hanham, “unable to attend the Jury without injury to himself” Doctors Note 1795, see Loc Govt in Glos 1775-1800, Mair, p92
Robert, see Thos Water, 1796,
Robert, born Hanham, served 52nd Foot, 1804-17, discaheged aged 40, TNA
Robert see Thos, 1876
Samuel, see Amos Bryant, 1834; Samuel see Francis 1847
Sarah, wid, 1729, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
Sarah, see Wm, 1743, see William, 1799, see John, 1800
Thomas, cm, Hanham/Bitton, abt 40, tall, suitable as a pikeman, Men & Armour, 1608
Thomas see Edmund, 1611
Thomas & Elizabeth Colston, both of Stapleton, mar St Werberghs, Bristol, 26.11.1666
Thomas, took part in KW riot 1670, Ellacombe
Thomas, see J. Greenway, Sir John Newton, Fra Creswick, all 1674
Thomas, cm, inhab KW Chase 1684, Ellacombe
Thomas, cm of Barton Regis, will 17.3.1709, son Thos, house & garden where Widow Flay dwells, son William, ditto where Richard Phips dwells, sons Joseph ditto where John Milsom dwells, son John house where my “mother in law Mary Willis dwells” (i.e. his stepmother) brother John, maid Mary Legg. James Fox, the elder, John Elliott, witnesses Anthony Godsell, Rebecca Clements, John Parsons.
Thomas, see Wm, 1743, see John Harrison, 1756
Thomas, of parish of St George, will, 30.4.1766, estate to granddaughter Elizabeth Punter, wife Elizabeth & Mr Fry & Mr (Richard) Hart, vicar, to be trustees until she comes of age. BRO PStG/CHW/1, pasted inside churchwardens book.
Thomas, of St Geo, cm, intestate, dau Mary wife of John Morgan, St George, wheelwright, to administer, bondsman John Lewis, collarmaker, St P & J. 10.6.1769
Thomas, cm, St Geo., will 8.5.1790, BRO, wife Rebecca, ch Thomas, Rachel, Francis, William, Isaac; wife & Joseph Jarrett, cm of Lower Easton to be executors.
Thomas, son of Thomas & Ann Willis of St George, 33, after a residence of 20 years in London came down utterly ignorant of the fear of God and unacquainted with his state as a sinner but was happily awakened to guilt of his sinful life and to apply to Christ as his only hope and a short while before his death……..when he could only lift up his hand as a token was baptised 7 Apr 1819 by me, G. Dermott. (Kingswood School)
Thomas, see Aaron Bush, 1824
Thomas, of Hanham, d25.4.1876, stonecutter, to wife Rachel for life then to son Robt and nephew William, Thomas Willis, tailor of St George, in trust to divide proceeds equally between children Rachel, Mary, Robert & Thomas. (Will)
William, “keeper of colehorses”, KW 1666, Ellacombe
William, coal carrier, & William, collier, inhabs of KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe
William, “being executed at Mial Hill” (this was St Michael’s Hill in ) was buried 27.9.1695, see John Jacobs, 1695
William, see Thos, 1709; William & Isabel Palmer mar Bitton, 1731
William, Oldland, wife Sarah, sons Henry & Thos, dau Mary Tippott, wife of Isaac, Sarah Williams, wife of Francis, sons and dau of his son William, deceased, viz Edward, Joseph, Wm & Hannah, and his dau in law Rebecca Willis. Will, Proved Gloucester, 1743, GRO
William, house on Player’s Map, 1750.
William, yeo, St Werberghs, o21 & Mary Fisher of Stapleton, o21, BMLB 2.8.1757
William, see Thos, 1790
William, cm, Mangots, four daughters Hannah Demery, Sarah Amsbury, Dinah Rawbones & Ann Amsbury. Witnesses Benjamin Owen & Samuel Llewellin. Will, 1793 BRO
William: “John Amor of Dorchester, pawnbroker & Robt Ware of Fordington, lab, committed to Dorchester Castle charged on oath of G. Saunders (an accomplice) & Sarah Winzar with having stolen several sides of bacon & 2 tubs if butter from a cart belonging to William Willis of Kingswood, nr Bristol whilst standing in the open street at Dorchester. FFBJ 11.2.1809
William Thos, see Thos, 1876.
Mr H.O., Redcliff Hill, see Andrew Pope, re donations etc to Cock Rd School, FFBJ 21.8.1813
Thos, see Stephen Flook, 1770
Ann & Betty of Bitton, committed to Ilchester, counterfeiting. See BMerc 29.9.1817
Ann see Wm, 1841, see Robt 1841; Anne see William Wilcox Flower, 1838
Betty, see Thomas Caines, 1791, see Ann, 1817
Caleb, s.o. Edward, of Bitton, bp Mangots, 8.10.1721
Charles Wilmot & Susanna Jay, both of Bitton, mar Yate 30.6.1717
Charles, dec’d by 1747, Isaac Wilmot, son, yeoman of Bitton, & admin. of his estate, and bondsman with Henry Pearce of W & A, blacksmith and John Doe. (As only Wilmot & Pearce signed, I assume Doe was nobody; The name “John Doe” is given to this day to unidentified corpses in the USA!) (GRO)
Charles see Isaac 1841; Christopher see Thos Pearsall, 1804
Clifford Willmott, Pettygrove Rd, Kingswood, leading gunner, killed in action, worked at KW Post Office. Obit BO 19.1.1918
Constant see Samuel Haynes, 1762
Edward see Caleb, 1721, see Abraham Brain, 1722, see Thos Nash, 1735
Edward mar Jane Edney, Doynton, 24.1.1714
Edward, cm, Siston, will dated 12.5.1755, son Samuel, property at Goose Gout, Oldland, in occupation of same Sam Wilmot & Stephen Morgan. Also land at Oldland formerly belonging to William Neal but now property of Cornelius Hancock; daughter Sarah, wife of John Summerell, a clock and house where testator lives, dau Mary Trotman, mortgage of Sarah Bennett’s house in Mangots., friends Jonathon Jefferis and William Stone, the younger, both of Siston, 2/6d each as a token of love and to buy them gloves, to be trustees. Witnesses Thos Clark, George Jefferis, Sam. Tippott. Will proved 14.10.1755.
Edward, cm, Siston, will proved 30.7.1757, son John, land held under Mrs Archer, beloved wife Jane, annuity as long as she remain a widow, son Edward, late brother John Willmott, friends Sam Edwards & Aaron Brian of Bitton, as trustees, dau Abigail Newman, wife of John Newman, children of Abigail by her late husband Samuel Jones, dau Frances, wife of Thomas Whippy, lands in possession of Joseph Palmer, dau Elizabeth wife of Arthur Williams, dau Mary wife of Thomas Hendy, lands in possession of Thomas Long.
Edward see Geo, 1777
Edward, 64, of Siston, murdered Samuel Fussell by shooting. Fussell was attempting to collect tithes. Wilmot hanged at Gloucester. See BMBJ 26.7.1800.
Eliza Wilmot’s daughter. Inhabs of KW Chase 1684, Ellacombe Mss.
Elizabeth see Isaac, 1841
George see Samuel Haynes, 1762. Also 17.4.1762, George Wilmot to take his apprentice to physician at Bath at Parish expense on account of his lameness, BittonVestry Order Book.
George, Bitton, carpenter, will dated 6.5.1777, dau Nancy, house etc, late Samuel Battman’s, now Joseph Prewett at Oldland. If she should die before 21, then to his sons Samuel & George. Beloved wife Susannah (she was Nancy’s mother-in-law – ie stepmother). Brother Isaac Willmott & neighbour Mark Tanner as trustees. Witnesses Robt Long, Joseph Painter & Thomas Proctor. Proved 15.10.1777 by Susannah, the relict.
George, d 17.5.1777 aged 69,Edward, d 18.3.1758 aged 70, Jane his wife, d 27.12.1771, aged 70, MI Bitton, Bigland,
Giles, 20, Hanham. Theft of watch from Arthur Roberts of Bitton, dark grey eyes, scarred knees and elbows, 5’3″ can read a little, conduct indifferent, not guilty, discharged 16/8/1817, GRO G/Qc/5 1-5
Hannah see Edward Peacock, born 1697, see Thos Bryant, 1817, see Wm, 1841
Henry, “accomplice in the robbery”, 1817, See “Benjamin Caines’ Trial”, Barbara Mottershead, BAFH47, p26.
Isaac Wilmot of Bitton, & Elizabeth Pearce of W & A mar Puck., 25.8.1745
Isaac see Geo, 1777
Isaac, collier, 45, Sarah, 45, William, 20, Charles, 20, Elizabeth 15, James, 15. 1841 cens Bitton Cadbury Heath
James Willmott’s widow Margaret. Inhabs KW Chase 1683, Ellacombe Mss
James, Bristol, labourer, see John Pugh, 1778; James, see Wm, 1841, see Isaac 1841
Jane see Abraham Brain, 1722, see Edward 1757, see Geo, 1777
Job see Thos Burgess 1799
John, cm, Bitton/ Hester Smith of Castle Precincts. Daniel Cox, victualler, bondsman, at St Augustine’s, BRO BMLB 1.2.1715
John of Bitton & Hester Sweet of Castle Precincts, mar St Augustines, 2.2.1715/6 (See above re wife’s name.)
John of Bitton, bur Westerleigh, 1.7.1716
John, named on Player’s Map, 1750, also John, adventurer in coalmines, no.2 Liberty, same map.
John cm of Bitton, dec’d see Elizabeth Nott, 1754
John see Edward 1757,see Abraham Cook, 1882
Margaret see James, 1684; Nancy see Geo, 1777
Nicholas, took part in KW riot, 1670, see Ellacombe
Robert, 25, collier, Ann, 25, 1841 cens Bitton Cadbury Heath
Samuel, one of leaders of October 1738 riot. See GJ 14.11.1738 & AKW
Samuel see Edward 1755, see Geo, 1777
Samuel, 20, rheumatism, BRI Inpatients, 1791, BRO
Samuel, 40, Bitton, theft of blankets and sheets, scars on back, legs and hand; dark hair & eyes, sallow complexion, broad flat face, conduct: well behaved, discharged by proclamation, 9.4.1817, GRO Q Gc/5 1-5
Sarah see John Summerill, 1744, see Wm, 1841, see Isaac 1841
Susannah see Geo, 1777
Thomas, see Timothy Bush, 1813
William, collier, 40, Sarah, 35, Ann, 15, James, 14, Hannah, 8, 1841 cens Bitton Cadbury Heath.
William see Isaac 1841
Ann see Fra Creswick 1674; John see John Wood, 1653
Jane see John Phillips, 1770
Joseph, of Bitton, wid, & Harriet England mar Kelston 5.2.1826
Rebecca, see Benjamin Burgess, 1666; Richard d 6.6.1768 aged 56, MI Bitton, Bigland
Alderman A; founder of firm of F. Wiltshire, 1904, See “From Colliers to Clickers” S. Fryer.
Abraham Willshire, cm, mentioned at Inq. On Thos Brain & Joseph Iles, Feb 1862
Alice Wiltshire, see Wm Wocok, 1686
Benjamin Wiltshire see Joseph Garland, 1845
Benjamin Wiltshire, 9, cm at KW Lodge Colliery, 1841, Waring.
Benjamin Wiltshire, 33, kcp Soundwell, 1845, left a wife & 3 ch., see BM 1,7,11, Nov 1845, see Wm Harris, 1845
Benjamin Willshire, over 21, miner, s.o. Benjamin, miner & Sarah Britton, u21, sp, cordwainer, d.o. Joseph, plasterer, mar HTKW 11.2.1849
Caroline, 70, aged, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897; Mrs D.M, see Lottie Britton.
Elizabeth, 1857, BAFHS 74, p37; Emily see Edwin Saunders, 1904
Fred Willshire see George, 1917
George Wiltshire, gave evidence at Inq, after multiple accident at Soundwell, see BM 1,7,11, Nov, 1845
George Willshire, Private, Killed in Action in France, 23, s.o. Fred of Soundwell, Obit BM 31.3.1917
Isaac Wiltshire, fund hanging in a bakehouse at White Lion Yate, due to excessive drinking, see FFBJ 16.10.1813
Isaac Wiltshire, u21, miner, KW, s.o. Joseph, miner, & Caroline Hopes, u21, d.o.Wm, blacksmith, mar HTKW 19.7.1848
James Willsher, see Thos, 1849, see Mary Bawn, 1849
Job Wiltshire collier, 35, Sarah & 5 ch, 1841 cens Westerleigh
John Wiltshire, see Walter, 1700
Joseph Willshire, 20, St Geo, charged by Robt Harford of Stapleton, with assault and theft of 10/- in silver. Dark Brown hair, dark brown eyes, brown complex, oval face, large nose, 3 small moles on rt cheek. Lab; 5’2 & 3/4″ tall, Lent Assizes 1.4.1818, condemned & reprieved, sent penitentiary 8.6.1818. Well behaved. GRO Q Gc/5 1-15
Joseph Wiltshire, 12, cm at Shortwood, 1841, see Waring
Joseph Wiltshire, see Isaac 1848
Nicholas Wiltshire, collier, W & A, abt 40, suitable as musketeer, 1608, Men & Armour
Nicholas Wiltshire, the younger, aged abt 20, suitable as a calyver, W & A, 1608, Men & Armour
Samuel Wiltshire, see Wm Johnson, 1839
Samuel Wiltshire, gave evidence at inquest on Thos Brain & Joseph Iles, 1862
Sarah Wiltshire, see Chris Skinner 1788, see Job, 1841
Thomas Wiltshire, see Samuel Flook, 1779-84; Thomas Willsher see Mary Bawn, 1849
Thomas Willsher, o21, bach, lab, s.o. James, hatter & Mary Baun, o21 sp, works in fields, Mounthill, d.o. John, cm, mar HTKW 2.4.1849
Thomas Wiltshire,45, mar, 39 Old Queen St, KW, injured Deep pit, Nov 1910, see WDP
Walter Wiltshire, s.o. John, Doynton, agrico, to Nat Rooly, mason, 22.10.1700, Bristol Apprents, BRO
Widow Wilshere, see James Charmbury, 1640
William Wiltshire, injured Deep Pit, St Geo., see BM 6.9.1851
William Wiltshire, “wrought at Soundwell Pit” c1859, E.J, p229.
Richard see Wm Hook, 1762
Elizabeth, see Wm Flower, 1751; Francis see George Groves, 1810
See “The Bullock/Strange/Wimboll/Clark Network” in the Simple of the Poor. 1586-1640
Derby see Henry Batt, 1866
Richard, 17, Puck., charged theft of leather breeches from Chas Cordy of same parish, black hair, sunken eyes, overhanging forehead, right hand contracted, very bad front teeth, cannot read. Guilty, 1 mth penitentiary, 22.7.1817, G/Qc/5 1-5, GRO
Ann see John, 1826; Elizabeth see John 1826
John & Ann Windows, Soundwell, cm, their children Elizabeth, Martha, John, bp HTKW 1826
John see Geo Taylor, 1839; Martha see John, 1826
Ernest, 10 years clerk to A Lovell & Co, Boot Manufrs, reference 21.10.1933, from the firm when they closed down. See “From Colliers to Clickers” S. Fryer.
Widow Windle, 1743, Mangots, see E.J. p195
Mrs, aged 81, at Stapleton, the d.o. late Henry Hand, esq., of Worcester & niece of Dr Gastrill, late Bishop of Exeter. FFBJ 31.7.1813
Edward, lab, KW, 24, brown hair, complexion pitted with smallpox, illiterate, assault on Thos Burchill, Bitton, bargeman, stole 1 silver watch, 3 sovereigns, & 2 guineas, and pit him in fear of his life. Conduct indifferent, Tsp (life?) 29.4.1834, G/Qc/5 1-5 GRO
Mary, 3, nr Whites Hill, died of cholera,5.1.1833, St Geo.
Sarah, see John Smith, 1754
—, Mangots, 1743, see E.J. p196
Miss A.F. Winstone see John Adet Curtis, 1799
Florence Emily, wife “old Yorky” Nash, cm at Speedwell, see Stanley Nash
Francis, s.o. John, F.C., yeo. To Arthur Emblin, blacksmith, Bristol Apprents, 22.10.1700, BRO
George, d 1824. MI Mangots, E.J., p58; George, 50, spinal disease, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897
John see Francis, 1700; Joseph see Nathan Walter, 1757
Mary, 41, heart disease, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897; Mr, 1720, MD
Ruth, d 1844, aged 94 MI Mangots, E.J., p58; W.H., see Geo Poole, 1792
William, d 1830 aged 81, MI Mangots, E.J., p58
William Hayward: Estates in Stapleton, Mangotsfield, Bitton etc, advertised for sale. Bath Chron 18.1.1798, see also John Adey Curtis, 1799
Joseph, St Geo., public house, allowing disorderly conduct through drunkenness therein, convicted Lawford’s Gate Petty Sessions, 13.5.1848, Vol 22, W.O.T, p94-145, BRO
William, lab, 50, killed by cart going over his body, Inq Mangots., 23.4.1793, D260/GRO
John, workman in employ of John & Thomas Winwood, iron manufacturers of West St., sent to L.G. Bridewell for 1 mth for being absent from & neglecting his work, SFBJ 13.10.1798
Mrs, aged abt 80, 1722, MD
John, common law husband of Shuke Milledge (qv) transported from Bristol, and appears in “The Playmaker” by Thomas Kenneally. See also “The Bristol Sheilas” by D.P. Lindegaard
Elizabeth Wychill, 1611, wid, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
Hannah d.o. Henry, cm & Wm J. Hoggett, mar West., 22.3.1879
Henry see Hannah, 1879; John, see Elizabeth Nott, 1754
Joane, wid, 1676, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
Job, born Westerleigh, served 40th Foot, 1807-19, discharged aged 36. TNA
Joseph cm, s.o. Samuel, cm, & Harriet Green d.o. George, Coalpit Heath, mar West, 1.5.1847
Joseph see Joseph Samuel, 1864
Joseph Samuel, 12, s.o. Joseph, cm, put to Edward Leonard, 7 yrs, 6.12.1864, West Apprents, BRO
Richard, yeo, 1674, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28; Richard, see Thos Burnell, 1630
Samuel see Joseph 1847
Samuel, jun, 17, s.o. Samuel, cm, put to John Hollister, Clifton, carpenter & builder, until 21, 24.12.1853, West Apprents, BRO
Obadiah, & wife, inhab of Siston, 1674, Vicar’s perambulation.
Obadiah, see Wm Ford, 1687
Alexander, at Fishponds, obit, FFBJ 27.3.1824
Wm, horsedealer St Geo, 1827, BAFHS 74, p36
George, Castle St., see Andrew Pope, re donations etc to Cock Rd School, FFBJ 21.8.1813
—– see Stephen Williams, 1829
William, abt 13, kcp at Lower Easton, inquest 27.10.1793, St Geo, D260/GRO
Mary see Jonathon Lennett, 1687/8
William of Bitton, & Alice Evans, als Wiltshire, mar Blagdon, Som, 1686
Benjamin & Thomas, “carpenters & sawyers” 16.7.1789, BRO AC/AS/97 8b
Dinah, 32, asthma, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897
Samuel, 50, wid., Mangots, s.o. Thomas, cm, & Caroline Shepherd, 32, sp, d.o. Wm, lab, mar 21.1.1894, Mangots.
Thomas see Benj, 1789, see Samuel 1894
William, 37, asthma, Mangots outdoor poor, 1897
Henry, see James Charmbury, 1640
John, alias Burges: “people returned in a Survey of KW Chase 1653”: John Rod’s gate, Henry Smith, Wm Coxe, John Coxe, Thos Roach, Wm Stone, Thos Maynard, Henry Silcox, Wm Long, Wm Goldinge, Nich: Milsom, John Honde, John Nation, Mr Wyatt’s Quarry, William Wolley’s mill, Wm Hill, John Ponge, Walter Houbin, Thos Golding, “his little cottage”, Thos Eshar, Wm Wolleys, John Bampton, Henry Sandys, Roger Phipps, Thos Wickwick, Thos Lovell, Ellen Smyth, Richard Clement, Wm Midford, Wm Harding, Mr Woodward, Jn Harris, Widow Marks, Wid Ford, One Weekes, Capt Sheriffe, Thos Lewis, Hy Stone, Bussie & Barrott, Jn Lester, John Wilson, Wm Williams, Mr Hayes, Wm Carroll, John Jarvis, Richd Williams. See Ellacombe “History of Bitton”, pp189-93, BRL
John, of Wickwick, F.C., 1693, 1704, see E.J. p145
John see Widow Haynes, 1760, see Sam Haynes, 1762
John, 81, Siston, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
Mary of Bitton, & Michael Lyonce of Stowel (Stowey?), 1682, BMLB
Thomas see Edward Jefferies, 1683, see William, 1701
William, s.o. Thomas, Hanham Bitton, blacksmith put to Will Clark, glassmaker, 3.8.1701, Bristol Apprents, BRO
William see AKW 1774
Mary see James Weston, 1720
Eleanor, see Joseph Priske, 1675
Ann see Samuel Fuse, ca1841; Elizabeth see Samuel 1825
Florence, 33, & Eunice, 1, Siston, in workhouse, 1897, Poor List
George, cm, Bitton, kcp falling down a pit nr Soundwell, owing to rope breaking. Inq. Soundwell 28.8.1795, D260/GRO
George, 7 and a half, worked with his father at Easton Pit, had worked for one year” see Waring, 1841
George, 25, collier, 1841 cens Siston; Hannah see Thos, 1841
Jane Woodington otp & Abraham Barnes of Bitton, mar Twerton lic 5.5.1780
Jane, 73, inquest at Warmley, found dead, supposed by ill treatment, but jury found died by apoplexy, not violence. FFBJ 22.8.1812
John of Siston & Martha Hale, Mangots, mar Doynton, 24.10.1686
Joseph, 60, collier, Susannah, 60, Joseph, 20, collier, 1841 cens Warmley
Mary see Samuel 1826; Moses see Moses Bryant 1813
Samuel, collier, Soundwell, wife Mary, their dau Elizabeth bp HTKW 1825, and “of KW Hill” 1826 when their dau Sarah bp there.
Samuel see Geo Harding 1897
Sarah see Samuel 1825/6; Susannah see Joseph 1841
Thomas, 15, cm, Thomas, sawyer & Hannah, 1841 cens Webbs Heath
Thomas, aged 20, Siston, coalminer, accidental death Brandy Bottom Pit. 29.1.1868, GRO CO1/N/14/A/38. 4.2.1868
William, KW, landsman on ship “William Brown” Africa-Jamaica, 23.10.1753 to 17,6,1754, 7 mths 3 days, MV Muster Rolls
Grace, d 1843, MI Mangots, E.J., p58
James, 22, killing rabbits, LG 1820, p31, BAFHS Journal, 61
Herbert, Brook Rd, St Geo, Injured Deep Pit, Nov 1910, see WDP
Martha, see Henry Willis, 1714; William see Wm Ettle, 1908
James, of St P & J, 1742. “Bonded Passengers to America, 1663-1775”, Wilson-Coldham, Vols V-IX .
James & Sarah see Wm Crew, 1840
Jane, vagrant, pregnant, wife of Thomas, now in General Kingsley’s Regiment of Foot, removed from Compton Bishop to St P & J. 6.5.1758. SRO Q/SR/326/3
Thomas, see Jane, 1758
—– keeper of coal horses, KW, 1666, see Ellacombe
—– “Woodward sons” see Madam Sellick, 1722.
Benjamin, s.o. Daniel, “did live as a covenant servant with Mr Arthurs of KW Lodge for 2 yrs at yearly wages of £4 per year.” Bitton Vestry Minutes, 8.5.1767
Captain, see Henry Watts, 1788
Daniel see Benjamin, 1767, see Elizabeth Willis, 1789
Dorothy, wife of Francis, ygst d.o. of Sir John Newton, Bart, d.16.10.1712, who had issue 8 sons & 3 daus. Also Francis Woodward, gent, d. 12.12. 1730 aged 60, also John, s.o. John & Elizabeth, g/son of Fra & Dorothy, d. 29.5.1741 aged 11. John s.o. John Woodward, gent, d. 29.5.1741 aged 8, also Anne wife of Newton Woodward, gent, d. 28.6.1743 aged 50, also 5 ch of Newton by Anne, his 2nd wife, Francis-Berkeley, 25.3.1750, 12 mths, Ann, 20.5.1750, 6 yrs, Mary, 31.5.1754, 3 mths, Thomas, 21.3.1758 aged 18 mths, Francis, 16.7.1764, aged 12, Dorothy, their dau, d. 15.7.1775 aged 15. Also Newton Woodward, gent, d.9.12.1778. Bitton, Bigland .
Elizabeth, see George Lovell, 1686, see Elizabeth Willis, 1789
Elizabeth of W & A, bur Langridge, Som, 10.3.1780
Francis see Roger Langesford, 1565
Francis, gent., Oldland, Herald’s Visitation, 1682/3 see Bigland
Francis Woodward, John Blazley, Everett Hall & John Meredith, seen hunting in the Chase, 2.8.1683, see Ellacombe Mss, see Fra Creswick, 1684
Francis, s.o. Francis & Dorothy, gent, g/son of Sir John Newton, d. 7.9.1701 Bitton, Bigland
Francis, gent, Bitton, & Elizabeth Bird, St Thomas, (Francis Tucker, Siston, yeo) BMLB 29.4.1717
Francis see Elizabeth Tucker, 1771
Gerves, s.o. Francis & Dorothy, d.6.9.1702, Bitton, Bigland
John, 1719, “now of age & going out master of a ship” and Mr: 1713, MD
Mr John, of Mangots, bur West., 6.6.1733
John, house at LG, named in connection with benefactor to Bitton, see Bigland
John, memo of agreement for lease from John Woodward to Richard Haynes, Isaac Jefferis, Samuel Jefferis, for coalmining on 4 closes called Marygold Lease, Rush, Coldbailys, The Grove & Culbrooks, 28.7.1792, Haynes Estate papers, BRO
Mr: his house near Grimsbury mentioned in a Government Survey of 1652
Mr: see John Wood, 1653
Mr: at Grimsbury: Mr Woodward’s Pit mentioned Case of Crown v. Edward Stone, for riot, poss 1738, see Ellacombe Mss
Philip Woodward & Brice Seede, W & A, Mary his wife, mother of P.W. and dau of Philip Gibbes, woollen draper, 10.10.1660, BRO P/Xch/D/28g
Philip, brewer, s.o. Samuel, of W & A, and Brice Seede of same, 16.10.1662, BRO P/Xch/D/28f
Richard, s.o. Francis & Dorothy, d.11.11.1703, Frances, d.o. Francis & Dorothy, d.18.8.1705 Bitton, Bigland
Richard, manor of Gee Moor, 1794, Samuel Batchelor purchased, son rev Ed Batchelor sold it in lots, 1862, see Braine p131
Robert, lab, inhab of KW Chase 1684, see Ellacombe
Samuel see Philip, 1662
Thomas, grandson of Mr Thomas Woodward d 26.10.1728 aged 50, MI Bitton, Bigland
William, Upyate, tithing of Bitton, tithingman & juryman, 1722, Ellacombe.
William, committed to Newgate after coalminers’ march on Bristol, see FFBJ 26.5.1753 & AKW
William, 17, Mangots, abscess right thigh, cured, BRI Inpatients, 1788
William, see Elizabeth Willis, 1789
George Woodey, bootmaker, London Rd, KW, sued Samuel Smith retired publican for the death of 7 homing pigeons killed by defendants cat. BO 20.3.1920
John, als Wordy, £100 reward on his head after 1753 colliers’ march on Bristol, see FFBJ 4.8.1753 & AKW
John see Mary Ann Britton, 1848
Cicely Wooly, wid, 1633, Mangots BAFHS 3, p24 & 36, p28
Edmund Wolley, 1632, Mangots BAFHS 3, p24 & 36, p28
Edmund, Mangots, 1668 see E.J. p157
Edward Woolie, Wm Gregory, 60, & Richard Haynes, all spoke for Crown v. Newton, Player, &c, 1629, see Ellacombe “History of Bitton” & Braine
Nicholas of Stapleton, cm & Eleanor Grigorie, wid, BMLB 1.8.1662
Thomas, 1671, see E.J. p154
William, his mill, see John Wood, 1653
William, Mangots, 1668 see E.J. p157 & 158: mar Mary d.o. Sir James Tillie, 1687
JOHN WORDY see John WOODY, 1753
WORLOCK see WARLOCK
Mary see Wm Horrell, 1684
Mary wife of Nicholas, yeo, bur Feb —1699, aged 61, Nicholas Wornell, d.19.6.172, aged 67, Bitton, Bigland
Mrs: 1713, MD (Mary Warner died May 1721, (MD) – also as “Mrs Warne, 1721 & 1722 – seems to be same person )
Mrs Mary, Hanham, d. 17.5. 1721 aged 60, and Elizabeth Batt, her sister, d. 17.3.1733, aged 81, Bitton, Bigland
Nic: see Fran Creswick 1674
Nicholas Wornell & Poynz Smith, 2 pits open, inhabs of KW Chase, 1684, Ellacombe
Nicholas, collier tenant of Sir John Newton, who was the agent who tempted William Hawkins & —–Monke with £10 apiece in respect of Francis Creswick’s supposed involvement with Monmouth, 1685, see Ellacombe History of Bitton.
Nicholas see Wm Braine, 1686, see Mary, 1699
Thomas, 1657, Mangots, see E.J. p145
Thomas Woullter (Walter?), 1704, Mangots BAFHS 36, p28
John, took part in KW Riot, 1670, see Ellacombe
Mary of Bitton & Thomas Rogers of Castle, cordwainer, 1665, BMLB
Richard, took part in KW Riot, 1670, see Ellacombe
Tobias, see James Charmbury, 1640
Rev John, Rural Dean for Stapleton, 1889-1905, see BAFHS Journal 101, p18
Ann, see James Bawn 1764
Charles see Thos Pearsall, 1804
Daniel, 22, stealing turnips, LG 1820, p31, BAFHS Journal, 61
Edward, see Thomas Davis, 1787
John, see AKW 1762 & 1767
John: Betty Pegler pregnant of John, West., 13.10.1786, Westerleigh PR, BRO
John – see Philip James, 1789
Louisa, 42, wid, 4 ch, KW North, outdoor poor 1897
Thomas, bp 1694, & family, see “Wanderings from Westerleigh”, BAFHS Journal 74, p21
Thomas, Puck, wills at GRO,1729
Thomas, West, wills at GRO, 1729
Thomas cm, bur West., 27.6.1769
William, steward to Sir John Newton, 7.8.1740, see Annals of KW.
James, Stapleton, Inventory, 1734, see BAFHS June 1993
William, vicar of Mangots, 1720. See E.J. p61
Joseph of W & A, robbed by “new Hanham Cock Road Gang”, Joseph Britton & others tsp. See FFBJ 6.4.1850
Mr: his quarry, see John Wood, 1653
Andrew see Mary Gregson, 1667
Philip Thomas, esquire, of Thame Park, Oxon, fellow of All Souls & Hester Louisa Trotman, d.o. Fiennes Trotman, esq., Siston Court, mar FFBJ 24.8.1805,
Thomas, keeper of coal horse, KW Chase, 1666, see Ellacombe
James, aged abt 20, cm, Easton/Barton Regis, 1608, see Men & Armour
Charles, 69, aged, Siston outdoor poor, 1897
Harriet Wyne, wid, 28, 2 ch, Bitton outdoor poor, 1897
Thomas. See Miss S. Bush, Bitton, 1799
Ann see Thos Wilcox, 1696
Elizabeth Ann see Amelia Kelson, 1796
Mary Yate, widow, 1672, BAFHS 52, p36
Mary see Thomas, 1789
Thomas, s.o. Thomas & Mary Yates, bur W & A, 10.5.1789, “found drowned at Lower ironwork, formerly coalworks”. Thomas Yates was an accountant. He would also die by accident, falling from his horse, bur W & A, 22.10.1798
Mr see John Jeffrys, 1684
Francis: beer offence. L.G. Petty Sessions, St P & J, 7.2.1828, see Vol 22, WOT, p54, BRO
Christopher, see Stephen Stout, 1741
Edward, see Hester Wilmot, 1754
Jacob, see Stephen Stout, 1741
James, 11, supposed killed by father, William Young, mason, Inquest found natural causes, FFBJ 8.11.1806
John, 9, Warmley, contused head, cured, BRI inpatients, 1790, BRO
Robert see Thos Pearsall, 1804
Sarah, the mother of Thomas Chatterton, born Stapleton, see BAFHS Journal no 101, p17, Summer 2000
Susan see Ann Strange, 1611
William, committed to Newgate after miners’ march on Bristol, see FFBJ 26.5.1753, convicted 2 years imprisonment. 5.9.1753.
William see James 1806
Susanna wife of Will, d.o. Joseph Rosewell, d. Feb 5 —- see Wm Barton, 1759
Joseph Adolf, left Germany 1870, apprenticed to watch trade at Wootton under Edge, took lock up shop in KW, Regent Street, just a few yards from present shop. Married local woman, Thirza Denning, (registered Bristol, March Qtr, 1899) and had seven surviving children. Joseph does not appear in the 1891 census, but is probably connected to John B. Zahringer, 26, born Germany, wife Norah, 24, and son William (0), living at Barton Regis in 1891. The family jewellers still run by the Zahringer family celebrated its centenary in 1990, see story BO 6.4.1990, with photograph of Reginald & Audrey Zahringer, with sons Paul, John, Tim & Mark.
John, bur Stapleton, 5 May 1700