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Perrett Family of North Nibley

Perrett Family of North Nibley


 

John Perrett (-1750) and Jane Joanes (1676-)

Yeoman of North Nibley

 

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Peter Perrett (1710-1740) and Mary Trotman

Yeoman of North Nibley

 

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William Perrett I (1731-) and Esther Read (1735-1820)

Shearman & Clothier of North Nibley

 

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Abraham Perrett (1771-1839) and Susannah Organ (1770c-1847)

Farmer of North Nibley

 

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William Perrott II (1792-1847) and Rebecca Fisher (1793-1847)

Weaver and Farmer of North Nibley

 

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Sarah Perrott (1818-1909) and John Barton III

Blacksmith of Cambridge and Slimbridge

 

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William Barton II and Ellen Pick

 

 


 

JOHN PERRETT, Great VII Grandfather of Richard Barton

 

(?) Son of Adam Parratt and Mary

Husband of Jane Joanes

Father of Peter Perrett

 

Also Father of infant Elizabeth, John, Esther Moor, Edmund, Adam, William and Abraham

 

John Perrett was a Yeoman of North Nibley. He married Jane Joanes at North Nibley on 13th September 1696. He was buried on 26th July 1750 having made a will on 11th September 1739, which was proved on 16th October 1751. The executrix was his widow, Jane. Jane was herself baptised in North Nibley 5th November 1676.

Gloucester Journal February 1741:

 

‘Whereas Samuel: Son of William Fowles, of Wotton-Underedge, Labourer, who sometime goes by the name of Samuel Wallis of Tetbury, is suspected to have committed divers Burglaries and Felonies about the Town of Wotton-Underedge, and is thereupon absconded: Therefore this is to give Notice, that whoever shall apprehend the said Sam. Fowles, and will give Notice thereof to john Perrot, of North Nibley in the County of Gloucester, shall receive of the said John Perrot Half-a-Guinea Reward, besides the Benefit of the Act of Parliament, in case the said Sam. Fowles, othewrwise Wallis, is convicted thereof. – N.B. He had on, upon the 6th Instant, a blue ragged Coat, and a Linnen Frock under it, blue ragged Breeches, black and white Yarn Stockings, short-ear’d Shoes ty’d with Pack-thread, a cropt Hat, and his own short flaxen Hair; he has a flat Face, with soreish Eyes, and a flat Nose; and is about 17 Years of Age, and short in Stature.’

The Will of John Perrett (GRO No. 1751/35):

 

‘In the name of God Amen I John Perrett of the parish of North Nibley and County of Gloucester being aged and infirme but of perfect mind and memory and calling to mind the certainty of death and the uncertainty when I do make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament first of all I recommend my soule to god that gave it hoping to God through the merits of Jesus Christ to have pardon of my sins and salvation for my soule and my body to the earth to be buried in a Christian like and decent manner according to the discretion of my executor which shall be after named my funeral expenses first being paid and discharged and as for my worldly goods wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with I give in manner and forme as followes.

Impris I grant to my eldest son John Perrett the estate which I now enjoy in Brokpenn as came by my unkle Edmond Perrett. Itm I give to my son John Perrett the messuage that Sarah Curnock do now live in and the garden ground belonging thereto and the piece of land lying between John Stiffs copyhold to he and his heires for ever in paying his brother Abraham Perrett sixe shillings a year – non payment of the mony he shall forfeit sixe pound.

Itm I give to my son Peter Perrett the messuage that William Workman now lives in and the other part of the garden and the acre of land joining thereto and the acre of land under John Stiffs lodge for his life and after his decease I give to his son John Perrett free land to he and his heirs for ever.

Itm I give to my son Adam Perrett the house and backside wherein I now live and I appoint the furness the press the chest of drawers for standards to the house to he and his heirs for ever. Item I grant to my son Adam Perrett the three acres of ground in the E/Lye Field adjoining to Wotton Road and I appoint him to pay tenn shillings a year rent and one half penny a month to the poor.

Itm I give my son William Perrett the manner house in wooderlen (?) and the great orchard belonging thereunto paying one shilling a year thereof rent and one half penny a month to the poor

Itm I give to my daughter Esther Moor the messuage she now lives in and the garden belonging thereunto paying four shillings a year chief rent and one half penny a month to the poor.

Itm I give to my son Edmond Perrett the messuage that Abraham Perrett do now live in and the garden belonging thereunto and the acre of garden at the fure end of E/Lyefield paying half a crown a year chief rent and one farthing a month to the poor.

Itm I give to my son Abraham Perrett the messuage where Sarah James do now live and the messuage where Mary Neal (?) do now live and the little orchard joining thereunto and paying half a crown a year chief rent and one farthing a month to the poor after the decease of me and my wife according to the grant thereof only Adam shall have the  tuishon (?phonetic for tuition) to live with his mother of he please all my money, goods and chattels that I do leave I give to my loving wife Jan Perrett making her my whole and sole executor and to her disposal as she thinks fitt amongst her family So making void and  revoking all other wills by me. I make and ordaine this my last will and testament. September Eleventh one thousand seven hundred and thirty nine. Annoo Domi 1739 John Perrett

Sealed published and declared in the presence of Richard Munday Ann Munday, William Sweet Witnesses

16th Oct 1751 – The above named Jane Perrett relict and executrix was sworn before me William Forbes Surrogate,

 

JANE PERRETT, Great VII Grandmother of Richard John Barton

 

Daughter of John Jones and Hester Wayt or Weight

Wife of John Perrett

Mother of Peter Perrett

 

Also Father of infant Elizabeth, John, Esther Moor, Edmund, Adam, William and Abraham

 

Jane, daughter of John Jones, was baptised in North Nibley 5th November 1676. Her father had married Elizabeth Wayt or Weight on on 28th September 1665 at Wotton-under Edge.

She married John Perrett at North Nibley on 13th September 1696. He was buried on 26th July 1750. He made a will on 11th September 1739, which was proved on 16th October 1751. The executrix was his widow, Jane.


PETER PERRETT, Great VI Grandfather of Richard Barton

Son of John Perrett and Jane (nee Joanes)

Husband of Mary Trotman

Father of William Perrett I

 

Also Father of Mary, John and George

Peter Perrett was baptised on 16th April 1710 at North Nibley. He was the second son of John and Jane Perrett of North Nibley. His father was a Yeoman.

Peter Perrett married Mary Trotman at North Nibley on 8th October 1730. Mary Trotman was baptised 24th February 1710 and was the only surviving child of William Trotman and his wife, Mary (James) who married in North Nibley 1st April 1711.  William was the son of Nicolas Trotman also of North Nibley and was a stockman according to his will[1]. Peter and Mary Perrett had four children who were baptised between 1731 and 1737. The youngest, George, died in June 1739, aged two years. Mary died in 1761, aged twenty-eight years.

Peter Perrett died on 22nd February 1740, aged thirty years, leaving three young children. On 9th July 1740 John Perrott (Father), Yeoman of North Nibley, John Perrott (Eldest Brother), Yeoman of Hill and John Doe were jointly bound in five hundred pounds to administer the effects of Peter Perrott, Yeoman, late of North Nibley.

John Perrott is described as grandfather and guardian at law of William Perrott, a minor, son of Peter. The administration is signed by both of them – one signs as Perratt and one as Perrett. The Surrogate completes with all names as Perrott!


MARY PERRETT, Great VI Grandmother of Richard Barton

 

Daughter of William Trotman V and Mary James

Wife of Peter Perrett

Mother of William Perrett I

 

Also Mother of Mary, John and George

 

Mary Trotman was baptised 24th February 1710 and was the only surviving child of William Trotman V and his wife, Mary (James) who married at North Nibley on 1st April 1711.  William Trotman V, her father, was a Clothworker of North Nibley. He was the son of Nicolas Trotman, a Clothier of Bearnstream, North Nibley, who was also described, as a stockman according to his will[2].

Mary Trotman married Peter Perrett at North Nibley on 8th October 1730. Peter and Mary Perrett had four children who were baptised between 1731 and 1737. The youngest, George, died in June 1739, aged two years. A daughter, Mary Perrett died in 1761, aged twenty-eight years.

Peter Perrett died on 22nd February 1740, aged thirty years, leaving Mary a widow with three young children. On 9th July 1740 John Perrott (Father), Yeoman of North Nibley, John Perrott (Eldest Brother), Yeoman of Hill and John Doe were jointly bound in five hundred pounds to administer the effects of Peter Perrott, Yeoman, late of North Nibley.

John Perrott is described as grandfather and guardian at law of William Perrott, a minor, son of Peter. The administration is signed by both of them – one signs as Perratt and one as Perrett. The Surrogate completes with all names as Perrott!

I do not have Mary Perrett’s own date of death.


WILLIAM PERRETT I, Great V Grandfather of Richard Barton

Son of Peter Perrett and Mary (nee Trotman)

Husband of Mary Trotman

Father of Abraham Perrett

 

Also Father of Ann, Adam, Henry, Mary Gabb, Henry, Sarah Bruton and Esther Carpenter

William Perrett I was baptised on 4th April 1731 at North Nibley. He was the eldest son of Peter and Mary Perrett. Peter Perrett was described as a Shearman of North Nibley and as a Clothier. He died when his son, William Perrett I, was only nine years old and so his own father, John Perrett, was appointed as Guardian in law to his young grandchild.

William Perrett I married Esther Read on 6th November 1767 at North Nibley. She was baptised at North Nibley on 27th February 1735. William was a Shearman of North Nibley and he and his wife had at least eight children.

In 1772 William Perrett was in trouble with the law for laying down ends of yarn. William made his will on 24th January 1797 and he was buried at North Nibley on 3rd May 1801. The will was proved on 20th February 1801and his estate was valued at less than £100.

Gloucester Journal, 22nd October 1754:

‘Whereas, William Perrett the Younger, of the Parish of North-Nibley, in the County of Gloucester, was appointed Reeve by the Right Hon. Augustus Earl of Berkeley, to receive his Lordship’s Chief-rents for Wotton’s Foreign, and on Thursday last the 17th inst. Collected to the amount of 130l of the Tenants, which Sum he is gone off with; these are to desire all Manner of Persons to apprehend the above-mentioned William Perrett, that he may be brought to Justice, on whose Conviction they shall receive Five Guineas Reward of Jos. Matthews, Esq, Steward to the aforesaid Earl of Berkeley, or of Mr. Francis Huntridge, Surgeon, in Wotton-Underedge.

N.B. The above-mentioned William Perrett is about 22 Years of Age, Five Feet Six Inches high, strong-made, of fresh complexion, with Black Hair, and had on a Light-coloured Drab Coat and a Scarlet Waistcoat, but told some of his Acquaintances he Inteded Cutting off his Hair and changing his Dress.’

Gloucester Journal, 9th November 1772:

‘Yesterday William Perrot, of North-Nibley, Clothier, was brought to our castle for buying ends of yarn, contrary to statute.’

The Will of William Perrett:

‘In the Name of God Amen I Wilam Perrett Clother of the Parish of North Nibley in the County of Glouster Being of sound mind and memury Praised be the all mitey for it I do make and ordain This my Last Will and Testament In maner and form following that is to say I giv unto Ester Perrett my wife for and during her widowhood the houses Danel Carpenter and Grace Jones Now lives in with the gareden and premises thare unto beloning Likewise the hous as James Waters Now lives in with the garden and premises thare unto beloning like wise the hous as Willam Clark Now lives in with the garden and premises thare unto beloning Likewise The Close or Orchard and the Padack thare unto beloning Likewise the New bilt Brick hous premises thare unto belonging whatsoever and whom so ever also I giv unto my said wife Ester Perrett all my stack in snade household goods and furniture beds and bedsteds and bedding puter brases and at my said wifes Ester Perrett Death or Marige again which may first happen I giv and bequeth unto my son Adam Perrett or his hairs for ever The two brick houses as Daniel Carpenter and Grace Jones Now Lives in with the garden and premises thare unto beloning and it is my will and I do order that the said Adam Perrett shal pay or case to be paid out of the aforesaid houses and premises within a twelve months after my wife Ester Perrett death or marige again which may first happen to my dater Marey Gab the sum of eight pounds to his sister Sarah Bruten Likewise the sum of eight pounds to his sister Ester Carpenter But if either Marey Perrett Now Marey Gab or Sarah Perrett now Sarah Bruten or Ester Perrett Mrs Ester Carpenter shall die before thaire mother Ester Perrett the muney aforesaid to be paid to thaire children if thay have aney I also giv and bequeth unto my son Abraham Perret and his hairs for ever after the Death of his muther or maring again which may first happen the house as Willam Clark  now liv in with the garden and premises thare unto beloning   Likewise the hous as James Waters no liv in with the garden and premises thare unto noeloning and it is my will and order that the said Abraham Perrett shall pay or case to be paid out of the aforesaid to premises within a twelve months after my wife the said Ester Perretts death or marige again which may first happen To my doter Marey Gab the sum of Five Pounds To his sister Easter Carpenter I like wise giv and bequith unto my son Abraham the padock as Thomas Smith now rent after the dearth or maring of his mother the said Ester Perrett I likewise give and bequith unto my son Henry Perret the new brick house and orchard adjoining thare unto after the dearth of his mother or maring which may first happen and it is my will and order that the said Henery Perett shall pay or case to be paid out of the afore said premises within a twelve months after the death of his mother   the said Ester  Perett to his sister Mary Gab  seven pounds Likewise also his sister Sarah Bruten seven pounds Likewise to his Sister Easter Carpenter seven pounds and it is my will and order that if Either Marey Gab or Sarah Bruten or Ester Carpenter shall die befor thare said mother Ester Perett without leving aney child the aforesaid monis to be equaley devided betwixt the Bruthers and Sisters share and share alike and I do further name make and ordain my said wife Easter Perett my executer and administrater  of this my last will and testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty fourth of January one Thousand seven hundred and Nintey Seven The mark X of Wilam Perrett

Sined seled published and delivered by the said William Perrett as his last will and testament in the presens of Mathew Smith John Edwards The mark of John Brown

28th day of October 1801 The abovenamed Esther Perrott the Widow and sole Executrix was duly sworn before men Tho Rudge Sur. Sworn to less than £100.’

The will was proved 20 day of February 1801 before the Revd Thos Rudge Sur etc…

Abstract of the Will of William Perrett (PRO)

Less than £100, Oct 28th 1804, William Perrett late of  North Nibley Clothier

Executrix Hester Perrett of North Nibley

Names of legatees distinguishing the residuary legatee: Esther Perrett, widow; Mary Gabb, daughter; Sarah Burton, daughter; Hester Carpenter, daughter; Hester Perrett, widow.

Account of several legacies and annuities, particularly of the residue:

To Esther Perrett and Mary Gabb eight pounds apiece and to Sarah Bruton and Esther Carpenter eight pounds apiece. All the residuum to his wife Hester Perrett.

Calendar of Summary Convictions at Petty Sessions 1781-1837

1/C/16   30 April 1782. William Perrott of North Nibley, clothworker. Unlawfully receiving large quantities of ends of woollen yarn from labourers in the woollen trade. H. Wyatt JP and R. Pettat JP. William Moore Adey, gentleman, of Wotton under Edge, complainant.

Overseers of the Poor of North Nibley – The original listing is held at Gloucestershire Archives,

ref P230 OV 7/3

1762   George Pearce, William Pullin ‘NB Daniel Tratman hired at 8 guineas to serve office’

1763   Philip Philpot, George Cowley

1764   Moses Organ, George Povey

1765   John Cook, William Smith

1766   George Smith of Forthay, William Hooper of Swinhay

1767   John Burley, Samuel Rowles

1768   William Perrott snr, Joseph Bendall

1769   Samuel Tratman, Moses Organ

1770   William Hooper of the Green, Stephen Hankes

1771   William Gazard, Isaac Perrin

1772   Thomas Ridiford, James Sparkes

1773   Abraham Organ, Joseph Smith

1774   Abraham Danford, Richard Barton

1775   John Pearce, Arthur Vizard

1776, ’77, and ’78  Stephen Parslow, John Pick

1779   Thomas Baker, John Hadley

1780   John Vernon, William Organ

1781   David Organ, William Smith

1782  George Cowley, William Hooper of Swinhay

1783 and ’84  John Rudge, John Cook

1785  Samuel Mason, Thomas Parsons

1786   Philip Philpot, Samuel Rowles

1787   William Hooper of the Green, Mark Terrett

1788   James Sparkes, Samuel Parslow

1789  Aaron Rideford, Richard Barton


ESTHER (HESTER) PERRETT, Great V Grandmother of Richard John Barton

 

Daughter of John Read and Mary

Wife of William Perrett I

Mother of Abraham Perrett

 

Also Mother of Ann, Adam, Henry, Mary Gabb, Henry, Sarah Bruton and Esther Carpenter

Esther Read was baptised on 27th February 1735 at North Nibley. She was the daughter of John and Mary Read of North Nibley. She married William Perrett I on 6th November 1757 at North Nibley and they had at least eight children between 1758 and 1775.

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In 1806 William Perrett’s widow had five tenements and an orchard at North Nibley. She made her will on 5th March 1819 and was buried at North Nibley on 6th May, 1820, aged ninety years. The will was sworn on 21st April 1821

The Will of Hester Perrett:

 

‘This is the Last Will and Testament of me Hester Perrett of North Nibley in the County of Gloucester Widow, firstly I hereby revoke all Wills, Codicils, and other Testamentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made, and I do declare this to be my last Will and Testament – I will and devise that all my just debts, Funeral Expences, and the Costs and charges of proving this my will be paid and discharged by my executrix hereinafter named. Out of my personal estate hereinafter mentioned – I give and bequeath all and singular   my wearing apparel, monies and securities for money (particularly the interest which shall be due to me at my decease on a certain promissory note under the hand of my son Henry Perrett, and bearing date the twenty fifth day of March one thousand eight hundred and thirteen) and all other my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto my two daughters Mary and Sarah, to hold to them their executors administrators and assigns to and for their own proper use and benefit to be equally divided between them share and share alike. And I do hereby make nominate and appoint my said daughter Sarah, Executrix of this my last Will and Testament In witness whereof, I the said Hester Perrett the said testator have to this my last will and testament     set my hand and seal this fifth day of March one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. Hester Perrett X her marks

Signed sealed published and declared by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us, who at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses thereto Heny Young Geo. Pakeway.’

Sworn 21st April 1821


ABRAHAM PERRETT, Great IV Grandfather of Richard Barton

Abraham Perrett was baptised at North Nibley on 21st May 1771. He married Susanna Organ there on 26th December 1791.

See blog for Abraham Perrett


JONES FAMILY OF NORTH NIBLEY

 

Rowland Jones and Elizabeth James

of North Nibley

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John Jones (1645-) and Hester Wayt or Weight

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Jane Joanes (1676-) and John Perrett (-1750)

Yeoman of North Nibley

 

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Peter Perrett (1710-1740) and Mary Trotman

Yeoman of North Nibley

 

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William Perrett I (1731-) and Esther Read (1735-1820)

Shearman & Clothier of North Nibley

 

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Abraham Perrett (1771-1839) and Susannah Organ (1770c-1847)

Farmer of North Nibley

 

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William Perrott II (1792-1847) and Rebecca Fisher (1793-1847)

Weaver and Farmer of North Nibley

 

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Sarah Perrott (1818-1909) and John Barton III

Blacksmith of Cambridge and Slimbridge

 

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William Barton II and Ellen Pick

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Edward Percy Barton and Florence Noad


 

ROWLAND JONES, Great IX Grandfather of Richard Barton

 

Husband of Elizabeth James

Father of John Jones

 

Rowland Jones married Elizabeth James at North Nibley in October 1643, both being of the parish. Two Elizabeth James were baptised in 1617/18

 


 JOHN JONES, Great VIII Grandfather of Richard Barton

 

Son of Rowland Jones and Elizabeth nee James

Husband of Hester Wayt or Weight

Father of Jane Perrett

 

John Jones, the son of Rowland Jones, was baptised at North Nibley on 28th January 1645.

John Jones married Hester Wayt on 28th September 1665 at Wotton-under Edge but there is also a marriage of a Hester Wayt and Isaac Wade at Wotton on 14th September 1665 which makes it more difficult to establish who Hester’s parents were. Hester Weight, the daughter of Christopher Weight, was baptised at Wotton-under-Edge on 4th August 1644.


 

JANE PERRETT, Great VII Grandmother of Richard John Barton

 

Daughter of John Jones and Hester Wayt or Weight

Wife of John Perrett

Mother of Peter Perrett

 

Also Father of infant Elizabeth, John, Esther Moor, Edmund, Adam, William and Abraham

 

Jane daughter of John Jones was baptised in North Nibley 5th November 1676. Her father had married Elizabeth Wayt or Weight on on 28th September 1665 at Wotton-under Edge.

She married John Perrett at North Nibley on 13th September 1696. He was buried on 26th July 1750. He made a will on 11th September 1739, which was proved on 16th October 1751. The executrix was his widow, Jane.


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