GERRARD Thomas

Male 1782 - 1839  (56 years)


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  • Name GERRARD Thomas 
    Born 17 Dec 1782  Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Chr 5 Jan 1783  St Luke's Church, Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1809  Abram, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Mar 1839  Winwick, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 18 Apr 1839  Winwick, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I526  RADCLIFFE
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Mother GERRARD Catharine 
    Family ID F3121  Group Sheet

    Family SCOTSON Ann,   b. 1 Feb 1786, Abram, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1867, Warrington, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1809  All Saints Church, Wigan, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. GERRARD Thomas,   b. 1813, Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. GERRARD Mariah,   b. 9 Jan 1819, Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. GERRARD Mary,   b. 28 Feb 1821, Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. GERRARD James,   b. 22 May 1823, Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. GERRARD John,   b. 22 May 1825, Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Dec 1782 - Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChr - 5 Jan 1783 - St Luke's Church, Lowton, Leigh, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1809 - Abram, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1809 - All Saints Church, Wigan, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar 1839 - Winwick, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Apr 1839 - Winwick, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • In the name of God Amen.

      This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Scotson weaver ofHind ley in the Parish of Wigan and County of Lancaster who being ofSound M ind, Memory and Understanding do make this my last Will andTestament i n manner following. First I give and bequeath my Soul intothe Hands of A lmighty God, trusting in Him for everlasting Salvationthrough Jesus Ch rist and Lord and my body to the Earth to be internedin a decent and C hristian like manner. I then direct that all my justand lawful debts ( if any), together with my funeral Expenses, and theCharges of the Prob ate of this my last Will and Testament be firstpaid and discharged and w ith respect to any Property wherewith ithath pleased God to bless me I G ive and Bequeath the whole and everypart thereof to my executors herei nafter named whom trust that theytruly and faithfully fulfil my Will h erein declared.

      I give and bequeath to my son John Scotson a pair of oak looms whichhe n ow weaves upon. Also I give and bequeath to my daughter Margareta pair o f deal looms. Also I give and bequeath to my Daughter Ann apair of oak l ooms those 3 which I call mine. Also I give and bequeathunto my Daught er Jane the sum of two pounds seven shillings andsixpence instead of a p air of looms. I then give and bequeath theResidence or remainder of my p roperty of whatever description orwheresoever living unto my Sons and D aughters, that is to my Son JohnScotson and Thomas Scotson and my said D aughter Mary the Wife ofGeorge Battersby, Margaret the wife of William W ilcock and Jane thewife of Richard Yates and Ann the wife of Thomas Ge rrard to their andtheirs each and respectively to be divided amongst t hem equally shareand share alike. And I hereby nominate Constitute and a ppoint as myExecutor my Sons in law Richard Yates and William Wilcock a nd my SonThomas Scotson as my Hope and Trust as in their reposed that t heywill duly execute the same. And lastly hereby revoking all other Wi llor Wills by me heretofore made I declare this to be my last Will and Testament as writings my hand and seal this twenty fifth day of Januaryi n the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and twenty three.

      Thomas Scoton, his mark and seal….

      Signed Sealed and Published as and for the last Will and Testaments byt he within named Testator in the presence of us who are witnessesthereu nto:
      Henry Battersby, James Scotson

      The eight day of October 1824

      Thomas Scotson one of the Executors in this Will named was sworn incom mon form, (power being reserved to Richard Yates and WilliamWilcock th e other Executors therein also named, to take upon them theexecution o f the said Will, when they shall lawfully request thesame) and he furt her made both that the personal Estate and Effectsof the Testator with in the Diocese of Chester, were under the Valueof one Hundred Pounds

      before me
      Edwd Hill Surrogate
      The Testator died the 23rd day of May 1824
      Probate passed
      Dated 8 October 1824

  • Sources 
    1. [S1126] Lancs OPC christenings, Baptisms 1769 - 1812, Page 31.
      Baptism: 5 Jan 1783 St Luke, Lowton, Lancashire, England
      Thomas Gerrard - Son of Catharine Gerrard
          Born: 17 Dec
          Abode: Lowton
          Notes: Basebegot [heavily underlined]
          Register: Baptisms 1769 - 1812, Page 31
          Source: Original Parish Register

    2. [S657] FamilySearch, Batch B39681.
      Thomas Gerrard Age 56 yrs b. 1783 bur. 18 apr 1839 Winwick, Lancashire
      Batch B39681 Source 1469065

    3. [S1087] British GRO deaths index, Warrington Jun 1839 20 734.
      Thomas Gerrard d. Warrington Jun 1839 20 734

    4. [S657] FamilySearch, Batch B39681.
      Thomas Gerrard Age 56 yrs b. 1783 bur. 18 apr 1839 Winwick, Lancashire
      Batch B39681 Source 1469065 Born about 1783

    5. [S133] Boyd's marriage index.
      Ann Scotson + Thomas Gerard 1809 Wigan

    6. [S657] FamilySearch, M005562.
      Ann Sexton + Thomas Gerard m. 30 October 1809 Wigan, Lancashire
      Batch No. M005562

    7. [S1045] Lancs OPC marriages, LDS 1885690.
      Marriage: 30 Oct 1809 All Saints, Wigan, Lancashire, England
      Thomas Gerard - Abram
      Ann Scotson - Abram
          Witness: Wm. Bancks; James Scotson
          Married by Banns by: Edward Grime Curate
          Notes: [Groom signed 'Thomas Gerrard']
          Register: Marriages 1803 - 1812, Page 270, Entry 1104
          Source: LDS Film 1885690