1751 - 1833
|Children||William, Peter, Thomas, Betty Roberts, Richard, Robert Matthew, Mary|
Peter was born in Brushfield in 1751, the youngest son of William & Elizabeth, and baptised at Taddington on 7th November (1). He had older siblings Thomas, Richard, Ellen, William, Grace, Elizabeth, Mary and Ann (2).
Nothing is known of him until the time of his father's will in 1777, when Peter was made sole executor and main beneficiary, set to inherit lands in the liberty of Taddington and the parish of Tideswell (3). He was duly granted probate (4) following his father's death three years later (5).
He married Ann Bagshaw, also from Brushfield, on 30th July 1781 in Bakewell (6). Their eldest son, William, was born the following year (7), then another son Peter in 1784 (8). His mother died just a couple of weeks or so later (9). Their next son Thomas was born in 1787 (10), and then their first daughter, named Betty Roberts after his mother, followed in 1790 (11). Son Richard came along in 1793 (12), then Robert in 1796 (13), and Matthew in 1800 (14). Finally their youngest child, Mary, was born in 1803 (15), but she died aged just one (16).
Their son Peter died aged just 24 around New Year 1809 (17), and then his wife Ann, aged 57, in 1818 (18).
Peter wrote his will in 1832 (19), but then lived for another year, dying on 6th April 1833 (19). He was buried three days later in Taddington (20).
Brief details of his children:
In the name of God Amen I William Holme of Brushfield in the Parish of Bakewell and County of Derby, yeoman being of sound and perfect mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this mortal life do make and ordain this my mast Will and Testament in manner and form following. First I give to my GrandDaughter Elizabeth Holme, Daughter to my late son William Ten Pounds to be paid her when she arrives at the age of Twenty One years, in case she lives so long. I also give & bequeath to my son Thomas's family Twenty Pounds the said mony to laid out by my Executors herinafter named, by fifty shillings yearly, in Bread, or such necessaries, for the use of the said family as my Executor shall think proper for and during Eight years till all the said mony is paid; and in case my Executor shall happen to die before the expiration of that time I will & order that he shall before his death appoint another proper person to lay out the remainder of the said mony as before directed. I give and bequeath to my son Richard Fifty Pounds to be paid Twelve months next after my decease. I also give to James Holme the son of my son Thomas Twenty Pounds to be paid when he arrives at the age of twenty One years and if he dies before that time then I will and order the said Twenty Pounds shall be equally divided among his brother and sisters at the time it should have been paid to him. I give to my Daughter Ellen One Guinea. I also give to my Daughter Elizabeth One Guinea. I give to my Daughter Grace Twenty Pounds to be paid her Six months next after my decease. I give to my Daughter Mary Sixty Pounds to be paid her Twelve Months next after my decease. I also give to my daughter Ann Eighty Pounds to be paid her Twelve Months next after my decease. I also give and bequeath to my wife Five Pounds. It is my will and order that all the beforementioned Legacies be paid in lawful mony at the times or before directed out of my personal estate & my Lands lying in the Parish of Tideswell. I also give devise and bequeath to my Wife Eight Pounds a year of good and lawul mony to be paid her out of my Housing and Lands lying within the Liberty of Taddington in the said County of Derby; the said eight pounds a year to be paid her quarterley (that is) by forty shillings at the end of every quarter of a year for and during her natural life. And lastly as to all the rest residue and remainder of my real Estates and Personal Estate, goods, Chattels o what kind or nature soever with whatever else to me appertaineth I give devise and bequeath the same to my son Peter, to hold to him his Heirs and assigns for ever; that is to dispose of as he shall think proper on condition that he pays the beforementioned Legacies at the times as before directed; and if he cannot other ways pay the said Legacies without having re- course to the sale of some Lands then it is my Will and order that he sells that Land now of mine lying within the Parish of Tideswell in order to pay the said Legacies as before directed and also on condition that he pays his mother Eight Pounds a year out of my Housing and Lands witin the Liberty of Taddington in the manner as before directed; and I also appoint my Son Peter sole executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking any former will by me made. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Eighteenth day of October in the Seventeenth year of the Reign of out Sovereign Lord Georgethe Third King of Great Britain France and Ireland, and in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundrend and Seventy Seven. Signed Sealed published and declared by the above named William Holme to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses in the presence of the Testator William Holme John Newton his mark Richard Haynes and seal Rebekah Newton
In the Name of God Amen, I Peter Holme of Brushfield in the Parish of Bakewell & County of Derby (yeoman) being of sound mind & memory (Praised be God) do make & ordain this my last Will and Testament in Manner and form following that is to say First I leave to my son William Fifty Pounds to be Paid him at the end of two year after my decease if he be then living but if he should not be living at the end of two year after my decease or when the said legacy should become due then in that case, I will that my Executor pay unto his children the beforesaid Fifty Pounds share & share alike & to receive it as they arrive at the age of twenty one years but if in case my Son William should offer or attempt to get any part of my Property which I bequeath to my Executor then in that case I only leave him Twenty Pounds. I also leave my son Thomas one Hundred Pound to be paid him by my Executor in the sum of ten Pounds a year, and to be Paid by four equal payments that is fifty shillings in every Quarter of a year until the said one Hundred Pounds be all paid, & to commence at my decease and I also give him the bed that he now sleeps in. I also leave my Daughter Betty White the Sum of one Hundred and Thirty Pounds to her own use and to dispose of as she thinks proper And I leave my two sons Robert & Matthew In trust for the same, And I order that my Daughter Betty shall receive (if she shall think proper) the beforesaid Legacy by Installments the first fifty Pounds to be Paid at the end of twelve months after my decease, And fifty more at the end of two years after my decease, And thirty the remainder at the end of three yeras after my decease, But if my Daughter Betty should die before she receive any or all of the beforesaid Legacy then in that case I will that my Executors pay to her Daughter Ann White all the remainder or remainders that may remain due when she arrives at the age of twenty one years. I also leave my two sons Matthew & Robert the good will of the Farm I rent of the Duke of Devonshire and I desire his Graces Agents will accept them Tenants, And I also leave my two Sons Matthew and Robert all my land in the Liberty of Tideswell part in my own possession & Part in the possession of George Needham. I also leave them two Fields in the Liberty of Ashford, I also leave them those five Fields on Priestcliff Neither Common, I also leave them all my Land at Taddington that is the Wings Close, the Stack Yard, the Wings pingle, the Peas Roods Close, the Hart Close, the Edge top, the Peas Roods side, & a Piece of Land joining the top of Peas Roods, the Haddendale edge Close, the two under ways Closes, the Woefield Close, the townhead pingle, and that property that I bought of Joseph Gregory, I also leave my two sons Robert and Matthew all my shares of Mogshaw mine and every thing belonging to it, And also all my shares of Burford and Bole Ton mines and every thing belonging to them, And I also leave them the Edge top mine, and the Peas Rood Vein, And I also leave my two Sons Robert & Matthew all my Personal Property of what nature or kind soever, concisting of Neat Cattle, Horses, Sheep, also all Farming Impliments and also all the Household furniture & every other thing belonging to me of what nature or kind the same may be. And I also leave my two Sons Matthew and Robert In trust for the House which my son Richard now Inhabits and also the Stable, the Cowhouse, the Brewhouse, the Garden and yard and all Priviledges & Appurtenances belonging the same And also all the Household Furniture of whatsoever concisting that are in the said House or anywhere upon the said Premises which my Son Richard now Occupies of mine, And also it is my order that when my beforesaid trust, Viz, Matthew & Robert shall see a proper time of delivering the beforesaid House and all the Premises before expressed, together with all the Household furniture as before expressed, together to such of my Son Richards Children, as they shall think proper, that they upon entering upon the same shall pay or cause to be paid into the hands of my Executors the sum of one Hundred Pounds Arising out of the same for their own use, viz, Matthew & Roberts And all the rest residue and remainder of my Estate both real and Personal I give & bequeath unto my two Sons Robert and Matthew their Heirs Executors & Administrators or Assigns in equal shares & Proportion to take as Tenants in Common & not as joint Tenants subject never the less to the Payments of all my just debts Legacies annuities & all other & every other matter & things hereinbefore by me directed, And I do make all real and Personal Estate chargeable with the Payment of the same; And lastly I do hereby Nominate constitute and appoint my two Sons Robert Holme & Matthew Holme joint Executors of this my last will and testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this Eighth day of February in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight and thirty two Signed sealed published Pronounced and declared by the said Peter Holme the testator & for his last Will and testament in the presence of us who Peter Holme in his presence at his request & in the presence of each other have sub- scribed our Names as Witnesses here to Mathhew Roberts Ellin Holme X her mark Henry White At Bakewell the 26th Day of August 1833 - Let a probate of this Will be granted to Robert Holme and Matthew Holme both of Brushfield in the Parish of Bakewell and County of Derby, Farmers, the joint executors therein named Being duly sworn, as also that the personal estate of the Deceased is not of the value of Four hundred Pounds - Before me Francis Hodgson Surrogate The Testator died on the 6th of April 1833
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