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Matlock & Matlock Bath Wills Calendar
Lists of pre-1858 Wills and Wills proved within Derbyshire 1858 - 1928
  Matlock Names in Non Matlock Wills & Administrations, 1858-1928
*Not every Matlock will from this period was proved within Derbyshire
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Pre 1858 Wills A- G
Pre 1858 Wills H - R
Pre1858 Wills S - V
Pre 1858 Wills W - Z
Wills 1858 - 1928
Surnames A - C
Surnames D - G
Surnames H - L
Surnames M - R
Surnames S
Surnames T - Z
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Part of a Copy of a Grant of Probate of a Matlock resident   Abbreviations used below:
M = Matlock | MBath = Matlock Bath | iwo = named in will of, or named in administration of


Information below is organised by:
SURNAME / Name / Abode and occupation, if given - Testator / Testator's Abode / Probate or Administration Year / Other Info
Surnames A
ARKWRIGHT Mary Ann wife of Peter Willersley iwo Elizabeth Greaves widow of Wirksworth 1863
ARKWRIGHT Peter Willersley iwo Elizabeth Greaves widow of Wirksworth 1863
Surnames B
BARKER Miss Mary of MBath, relation, iwo Elizabeth Taylor Barnes widow late Ashgate, Ashgate House, 1859
BIRCH [William*] and Chas Walter occupier of cottages MBank iwo Mary Ann Gill of Gladwin Mark, Ashover wid., 1877 [*checked by webmistress, see 1881 census]
BODEN Abell, baker of M Bath iwo Joshua Wigley of Bonsall, 1858, will made 1851
BODEN Lydia wife of Abell of MBath iwo Joshua Wigley of Bonsall, 1858, will made 1851
Surnames C
CHADWICK Robert of MBath Gent iwo Ann Webster Derby widow, 1872. Made 1869
CLARKE Chas Esq. of M iwo Elizabeth HALL wife of Rev Henry Banks HALL Rilsey made 1857 codicil 1862
Surnames D
DORSETT Wm S J Jnr of M iwo Wm Maddocks of Bonsall, 1860
Surnames E
ELSE John of M (nephew) iwo Mary Bacon of Derby, 1876, late of Belper widow "of late Thomas" also nieces Catherine and Emma Else
Surnames F
None at present
Surnames G
GREAVES Louisa Jane widow of John [her of Matlock] iwo Elizabeth Greaves widow of Wirksworth 1863
GREEN Wm Clerk to Mr Newbold of M iwo Francis Green Goodwin of Wigwell Grange, p. Wirksworth Esq., 1865. Made 7 Mar 1864. Codicil 12 May 1864
GREEN Wm Clerk to Messrs Milnes and Newbold iwo James Milnes Alton Manor Wirksworth Esq., 1867. Made 1855 with later codicil
GREGORY Ben. of M iwo Phoebe Gregory of Tansley, 1859 (Adm 063), died 1857, adm to Ben plus John G of Walton
Surnames H
HARTLE Robert of Mbath iwo Joseph Hartle of Bonsall Miner, 1860 (AA) See Strays
Surnames I
JOHNSON William Innkeeper of M iwo John Johnson of Hazlewood , yeoman, 1859
Surnames J
None at present
Surnames K
None at present
Surnames L
LEACROFT Catherine Louisa Carpenter Leacroft of M iwo Edward George Leacroft of Derby, 1870 (Adm 461), died 1834, also mentions Augustine Caroline Leacroft; Richard Becher Leacroft
LEACROFT Catherine Louisa Carpenter of M iwo Jane Leacroft of Derby, 1870 (Adm 462), died 1837, also mentions Augusta Caroline Leacroft; Richard Becher Leacroft
LOMAS Ralph of M joiner iwo Sarah Travis of Calton Lees, p. Edensor wid, 1860. Made 1854
LUDLAM Ann wife of George LUDLAM Matlock Bank farm lab iwo John Midgley Derby innkeeper 1863
Surnames M
None at present
Surnames N
NEWBOLD Jas C. Solr of M iwo William Rowbottom of Derby bookseller stationer and printer, 1858. Made 1855
NEWBOLD Jas C Solr of M witness iwo Francis Hurt of Alderwasley Esq., 1861. Made 1856
NEWBOLD Jas C. Solr of M iwo Isaac Twigg of Bonsall, 1861
NEWBOLD Jas C Solr of M iwo James Milnes Alton Manor Wirksworth Esq., 1867. Made 1855 with later codicil
NEWBOLD Tho H his Clerk [of Jas C Newbold of M] witness iwo Francis HURT of Alderwasley Esq., 1861. Made 1856
NEWBOLD Tho H Solr of M iwo Francis Green Goodwin of Wigwell Grange, p. Wirksworth Esq., 1865. Made 7 Mar 1864. Codicil 12 May 1864
Surnames O
None at present
Surnames P
PARKYNS Caroline of M friend iwo Sarah Rigley of Derby widow, 1863. Made in 1858
Surnames Q
None at present
Surnames R
RADFIRTH George of M iwo Elizabeth Radfirth spinster of Stoney Middleton 1860, will made 1859 - her brother
RADFIRTH George of M iwo Elizabeth Radfirth spinster of Stoney Middleton 1860, will made 1859 - her nephew, son of George Radfirth of Matlock
RICHARDSON Richard of M iwo Job Spencer of Middleton by Wirksworth 1861, will made 1840
Surnames S
SANDERS Elizb of M iwo Elizabeth HALL wife of Rev Henry Banks HALL Rilsey made 1857 codicil 1862
SHIMWELL Samuel of M iwo Samuel Shimwell of Youlgreave 1872 (Adm 265), SS died 1869
SIMS Alice of Sydnope Hall - Edward Sims, Inmate County Lunatic Asylum, 1871 (Adm 102)
SPENCER Thomas, friend, of The Cliff Matlock farmer iwo Thomas Eaton of Tansley farmer, 1871. Made 1858
SPENCER Thomas Matlock Cliff, farmer iwo Pheabe PEACH Alfreton 1872
STATHAM Emily Grace of M iwo John Wm Evans, Derby, 1917. His father Wm Warren. This was a 'war will' so perhaps Emily Grace was left without a fiancee.
STATHAM Solomon occupier at Matlock and Hearthstone iwo Joseph Wilcockson, Broomfield,Brampton Gent, 1874. Made 1871
Surnames T
TAYLOR Joseph of M plumber iwo Thomas Eaton of Tansley farmer, 1871. Made 1858
Surnames U
None at present
Surnames V
None at present
Surnames W
WALL Sarah wife of Henry farmer of M iwo Ann Buckley of Ravens Nest Ashover farmer,1859
WALKER Hannah wife of James of MBank iwo Sampson Mitchell of Darley Dale 1861
WALKER Richard Matlock Bath Hotel Keeper iwo Emma Henchley MASON Derby, widow, 1872
WALTER Chas and [William*] Birch occupier of cottages MBank iwo Mary Ann Gill of Gladwin Mark, Ashover wid., 1877 [*checked by webmistress, see 1881 census]
WALTON Elizabeth of M in adm of Alice Else, Holloway 1872
WALTON John Lowe of M baker iwo Thomas Eaton of Tansley farmer, 1871. Made 1858
WALTON William of M in adm of Alice Else, Holloway 1872
WHEATCROFT Nathaniel of Willersley, Gent. brother iwo Hannah HANSON 4 North St, Derby, widow, 1869
WRIGHT Jas of M iwo George Wright of Wirksworth wine merchant, grocer, 1860 (Adm 145)
WOOD Tho of MBath paper maker neph iwo Anthony Wood Bonsall farmer, 1871. Will made 1868; codicil 1870
Surnames X
None at present
Surnames Y
None at present
Surnames Z
None at present