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Index of PCC Wills of
Residents of Tunbridge Wells, 1833-1857


Extracted and prepared by Audrey Fawn, November, 2008.  It is intended that this list will eventually contain references to all residents of Tunbridge Wells whose Wills were proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury at London, England.  Copies of the Wills may be purchased online at the National Archives website at Documents Online.  Our thanks to Audrey for her generous assistance to the Kent OPC project.

SurnameGiven NameOccupationLast ResidenceDate of ProbateYear of ProbatePCC File #
BakerEdmundTonbridge-ware manufacturerTunbridge Wells29-Jul1841PROB 11/1948
BakerThomasshoemakerTunbridge Wells18-Jan1843PROB 11/1973
BarchamAsher Tunbridge Wells8-Apr1847PROB 11/2053
BarchamMariawidowTunbridge Wells23-May1857PROB 11/2251
BarchanBathshebaspinsterTunbridge Wells10-Nov1853PROB 11/2180
BarrettAaronbuilderTunbridge Wells28-Dec1857PROB 11/2261
BartlettAnn MariaspinsterTunbridge Wells6-Jun1855PROB 11/2213
BatesElizabeth Tunbridge Wells8-Dec1849PROB 11/2104
BealeMaryspinsterTunbridge Wells29-Jun1835PROB 11/1847
BedfordHarrietspinsterTunbridge Wells28-Aug1851PROB 11/2137
BennettEdmundgentlemanTunbridge Wells18-Jun1844PROB 11/1999
BennettJamesinnholderTunbridge Wells3-Nov1843PROB 11/1987
BennettSarah widowTunbridge Wells28-Mar1842PROB 11/1959
BeynonJabez Culverden Villa, Tunbridge Wells17-Apr1844PROB 11/1996
BradfordJohn EdwardReverend, clerk Southborough near Tunbridge Wells30-Jul1857PROB 11/2254
BrantonEliza CarolinespinsterTunbridge Wells26-Feb1855PROB 11/2206
BremerJamesSir, Admiral Tunbridge Wells 25-Apr1850PROB 11/2111
BremerJames John GordonSir, AdmiralTunbridge Wells25-Apr1850PROB 11/2111
BrisbaneEmily Sarah HarrietspinsterTunbridge Wells30-Jun1855PROB 11/2213
BrisbaneJemima AnnDameTunbridge Wells28-Feb1852PROB 11/2147
BrownCharles Edwardcoach masterTunbridge Wells10-Jan1849PROB 11/2086
BrownElizabethspinster Tunbridge Wells4-Nov1857PROB 11/2259
BrownJamescorn dealerTunbridge Wells23-Jun1851PROB 11/2134
BrownMargaret Tunbridge Wells15-Feb1854PROB 11/2185
BuchingElizabethwidowTunbridge Wells15-Jul1850PROB 11/2115
BurchallMary ThomassonspinsterChesterfield House, Tunbridge Wells8-Nov1855PROB 11/2221
BurderElizabethwidowTunbridge Wells6-Feb1844PROB 11/1992
BurfordLucyspinsterMelbourne Lodge, Tunbridge Wells27-Dec1855PROB 11/2223
BurrowsGeorgeware manufacturerTunbridge Wells15-May1854PROB 11/2190
BurrowsJamesware manufacturerTunbridge Wells26-Mar1846PROB 11/2032
BurrowsWilliamware manufacturerTunbridge Wells21-Aug1845PROB 11/2022
BurrowsWilliamservant Blackhurst near Tunbridge Wells1-Feb1849PROB 11/2087
ButlerAnnewifeTunbridge Wells29-Dec1842PROB 11/1971
CamfieldThomas Bakerwatchmaker Tunbridge Wells4-Apr1849PROB 11/2091
CarrJohnhouse proprietorTunbridge Wells19-Nov1851PROB 11/2141
CavieWilliamyeomanTunbridge Wells15-Mar1856PROB 11/2228
ChalonerElizabethspinster6 Calverley Park, Tunbridge Wells15-Jan1844PROB 11/1991
ChapmanGeorgegardenerTunbridge Wells9-Jan1856PROB 11/2225
ChapuisEstherwidowTunbridge Wells12-Sep1857PROB 11/2257
ChapuisJean Marc Tunbridge Wells15-Dec1855PROB 11/2223
ChatonerEmmawidowTunbridge Wells2-Sep1835PROB 11/1851
Cherryman/CherreymannElizabethspinsterTunbridge Wells29-Apr1856PROB 11/2230
ChurchillGeorge Henry SpencerRight Honourable Lord 9-Jul1841PROB 11/1948
CloutThomas CartercarpenterTunbridge Wells10-May1845PROB 11/2017
ColemanThomas Whiffin Royal Oak Inn, Tunbridge Wells15-Oct1846PROB 11/2043
CooperRobertgentlemanTunbridge Wells11-Dec1835PROB 11/1854
CorkeRichard HuntleygentlemanTunbridge Wells27-Mar1844PROB 11/1994
CoxheadJamesgentlemanTunbridge Wells13-May1850PROB 11/2112
CrampWilliamriding master 29-Jan1842PROB 11/1956
DaySophia Tunbridge Wells25-Apr1854PROB 11/2189
DaynesJohnyeomanTunbridge Wells14-Jul1842PROB 11/1965
DeaconFrancesspinsterTunbridge Wells12-May1852PROB 11/2152
DelvesThomasgentlemanTunbridge Wells26-Dec1846PROB 11/2046
DouchEdwardbuilderTunbridge Wells2-Sep1850PROB 11/2119
DouchNicholasyeomanTunbridge Wells10-Sep1842PROB 11/1968
DowkerJohnplumber, glazier, painterTunbridge Wells13-Nov1856PROB 11/2241
DowthwaiteJohnfrmr chemist/druggist, Barnet in HertfordshireTunbridge Wells23-Apr1857PROB 11/2249
DrinkwaterJohncoachmanTunbridge Wells24-Jan1856PROB 11/2225
DrummondCecilia ArchibaldwidowCalverley Park Tunbridge Wells29-Nov1842PROB 11/1970
DurnfordElias WalkerMaj Gen., Corps Royal EngineersTunbridge Wells24-Jun1850PROB 11/2114
EastlandWilliamfarmerTunbridge Wells6-Aug1840PROB 11/1932
EdwardsMary AnnwidowTunbridge Wells18-Apr1854PROB 11/2189
ElgarJohngrazierTunbridge Wells15-Dec1855PROB 11/2223
ElliottJamesbrickmaker1 Darby's Cottages nr Town Hall, Tunbridge Wells14-Apr1855PROB 11/2210
EmpyEdmund Tunbridge Wells16-Sep1846PROB 11/2042
FarleyJohnplumber, glazier Tunbridge Wells25-Jul1851PROB 11/2136
FarleyStephenplumber and glazierTunbridge Wells2-Dec1840PROB 11/1937
FauquierAnna Maria SarahspinsterTunbridge Wells12-Jun1850PROB 11/2114
FenningJames Tunbridge Wells23-Nov1835PROB 11/1853
FinchMariawidowTunbridge Wells1-Apr1839PROB 11/1909
FinleyJohnReverend Tunbridge Wells14-Apr1853PROB 11/2170
FisherJacob Jeddere Great Culverdon nr Tunbridge Wells30-Oct1833PROB 11/1822
FryThomasschoolmasterTunbridge Wells16-Nov1835PROB 11/1853
GageCharlotteDame, widowTunbridge Wells30-Jan1849PROB 11/2086
GellettRichard Royal Victoria & Sussex Hotel, Tunbridge Wells22-Nov1844PROB 11/2007
GilbertJohnblacksmithTunbridge Wells9-Jan1844PROB 11/1991
GilbertJohnironmonger, smithYork House, High Street, Tunbridge Wells14-Nov1855PROB 11/2222
GilbertWilliamironmonger, white smithTunbridge Wells8-Jan1844PROB 11/1991
GillardFredericschoolmaster8 Calverly Promenade Tunbridge Wells19-Nov1856PROB 11/2241
GivvsElizabeth 1 Burlem Place Tunbridge Wells29-Aug1856PROB 11/2237
GloverMargaretwidowTunbridge Wells14-Jul1849PROB 11/2096
GoddrhamJohnupholstererTunbridge Wells14-Feb1851PROB 11/2127
GoldingMary AnnwidowParade, Tunbridge Wells26-Jul1848PROB 11/2078
GoldneyElizabethwidowTunbridge Wells31-Oct1844PROB 11/2006
GowerElizabethwidowTunbridge Wells21-Nov1849PROB 11/2102
GowerWilliamcarpenterTunbridge Wells21-Aug1837PROB 11/1883
GraingerJanewidowTunbridge Wells8-Dec1853PROB 11/2182
GregoryElizabethwidowTunbridge Wells1-Feb1841PROB 11/1941
Gurney heretofore HansonMargaret Day Tunbridge Wells26-Aug1851PROB 11/2137
HancockRichard Tunbridge Wells28-Feb1852PROB 11/2147
HandsJoicewidowTunbridge Wells30-Jun1856PROB 11/2234
Hanson (alias Gurney)Margaret Day Tunbridge Wells26-Aug1851PROB 11/2137
HargravesIsaacsurgeonTunbridge Wells15-Sep1856PROB 11/2238
HarmanEleanor AustinspinsterTunbridge Wells3-Nov1857PROB 11/2260
HarmanLucyspinsterCalverley Lodge, Tunbridge Wells13-Dec1845PROB 11/2028
HarrisSophiawidowTunbridge Wells24-Jul1855PROB 11/2216
HartMarywidowTunbridge Wells19-Oct1849PROB 11/2101
HastingJoseph Beresfordjoiner & undertakerTunbridge Wells10-Jan1849PROB 11/2082
HastingJoseph Beresford joiner, undertakerTunbridge Wells18-Oct1848PROB 11/2082
HaycraftHannahspinsterTunbridge Wells1-Dec1857PROB 11/2261
HenshawCharlottespinsterTunbridge Wells12-Apr1851PROB 11/2130
HilbertWilliamyeomanTunbridge Wells23-May1857PROB 11/2251
HodgesWilliamcorn/coal merchantTunbridge Wells24-Feb1855PROB 11/2206
HodgsonChristopher Tunbridge Wells1-Jun1849PROB 11/2094
HopeTheresaspinsterTunbridge Wells11-Feb1843PROB 11/1975
HunterRichardgentlemanTunbridge Wells16-Dec1842PROB 11/1972
HusseyCharlottewidowTunbridge Wells18-Jul1833PROB 11/1819
JacombElizabeth DorothyspinsterTunbridge Wells21-Mar1853PROB 11/2169
JacombMaryspinsterTunbridge Wells25-Jan1839PROB 11/1905
JenkinsHarrietwidowTunbridge Wells27-Sep1852PROB 11/2159
JonesMary Annspinster in service of Mrs. Charlotte MartinTunbridge Wells12-Nov1834PROB 11/1838
KewellHenryBaptist ministerTunbridge Wells30-Apr1855PROB 11/2210
LangridgeJohnfly masterTunbridge Wells14-Mar1850PROB 11/2110
LatterJohnturnerWillow Cottage, Tunbridge Wells22-Dec1854PROB 11/2202
LaurentMary Tunbridge Wells11-Dec1848PROB 11/2085
LeeRichard Calverley Park Tunbridge Wells10-Feb1857PROB 11/2246
LewisRandolphgentlemanTunbridge Wells23-May1833PROB 11/1816
LidbetterGeorgebrewerTunbridge Wells14-Jun1843PROB 11/1981
ListerMarywidowTunbridge Wells17-Oct1836PROB 11/1868
LittlerDiana (Felicit)?spinsterTunbridge Wells28-Feb1856PROB 11/2227
LongleyEdwardostlerTunbridge Wells29-Mar1852PROB 11/2149
LoopWilliamwatchmaker & jewellerTunbridge Wells13-Sep1850PROB 11/2119
LoughnanAndrewprivate gentleman, late merchantTunbridge Wells24-Jun1845PROB 11/2019
LucasRobertfruitererTunbridge Wells22-May1834PROB 11/1831
LushingtonCharlottespinsterTunbridge Wells3-Dec1850PROB 11/2124
MartinCharlottewidowTunbridge Wells15-Jul1841PROB 11/1949
MayoFrances LaviniawidowTunbridge Wells26-Jun1837PROB 11/1880
MenpesRichardgentlemanTunbridge Wells11-May1849PROB 11/2093
Mercer formerly BignellFranceswidowTunbridge Wells25-Apr1855PROB 11/2210
MilnesRobert ShoreSirTunbridge Wells18-Jan1838PROB 11/1889
MonkMaryspinsterTunbridge Wells11-Feb1835PROB 11/1843
Morris ElizabethspinsterTunbridge Wells30-Nov1840PROB 11/1936
MorrisonSarah ElizabethwidowTunbridge Wells21-Mar1853PROB 11/2169
MorrisonWilliam Mansfieldarmy colonelTunbridge Wells20-Nov1850PROB 11/2122
MoseMartinmillerTunbridge Wells27-Jun1857PROB 11/2253
NashJohngentlemanTunbridge Wells25-Mar1837PROB 11/1875
NealJemima Ebenezer Cott, Mnt Pleasant, Tunbridge Wells14-Jul1843PROB 11/1983
NealRobertcordwainerTunbridge Wells12-Feb1851PROB 11/2127
NewnhamJohnbrewerTunbridge Wells21-May1857PROB 11/2251
OffleyWilliam Tunbridge Wells29-Oct1847PROB 11/2063
OutteridgeEliza JanewifeTunbridge Wells3-Oct1856PROB 11/2240
OwenWilliaminnkeeperTunbridge Wells20-Aug1850PROB 11/2118
PalmerThomasgentlemanTunbridge Wells5-Oct1837PROB 11/1885
ParsonElizabeth RachelspinsterTunbridge Wells13-Oct1852PROB 11/2160
ParsonsHenry JamesReverend, ClerkTunbridge Wells18-Oct1844PROB 11/2006
PattissonCarolinewidowTunbridge Wells23-Aug1843PROB 11/1984
PeterMaryDame, widowTunbridge Wells9-Oct1846PROB 11/2043
PopeMary SusannaspinsterTunbridge Wells25-Jul1833PROB 11/1819
PrebbleRichardwine merchantTunbridge Wells31-Dec1857PROB 11/2262
PrendergastCharles Georgecivil serv Bengal Est, Hon. East India CoTunbridge Wells3-Jan1852PROB 11/2146
RemnantElizaspinsterTunbridge Wells1-Apr1852PROB 11/2151
RobinsonSusannaspinsterTunbridge Wells21-Jun1849PROB 11/2095
RodwellCatherinewidowTunbridge Wells27-Aug1856PROB 11/2238
RoffeAnnsinglewomanTunbridge Wells7-May1840PROB 11/1928
RootsJohnfarmerTunbridge Wells28-Feb1850PROB 11/2109
RoserWilliamblacksmithTunbridge Wells4-Aug1851PROB 11/2138
RossFannywidowTunbridge Wells11-Nov1840PROB 11/1936
SaltmarshJohn Tunbridge Wells28-Apr1842PROB 11/1961
SammonsJamesbakerTunbridge Wells2-Jul1856PROB 11/2236
ScottJohn Tunbridge Wells27-Dec1842PROB 11/1972
SeamanWilliam Tunbridge Wells30-Nov1838PROB 11/1903
SharpJamesware manufacturerTunbridge Wells18-Nov1856PROB 11/2242
ShawThomascarpenterThe Calverley Fields, Tunbridge Wells6-May1854PROB 11/2191
ShephardMary AnnwidowTunbridge Wells11-Jun1839PROB 11/1912
ShererJohn Tunbridge Wells1-Feb1851PROB 11/2128
ShortridgeJemimawidowTunbridge Wells23-Apr1849PROB 11/2092
ShuteEmilyspinsterTunbridge Wells31-Oct1846PROB 11/2047
SidneyJohn ShelleySir Penshurst Place nr Tunbridge Wells27-Apr1849PROB 11/2092
SkinnerMarywidowTunbridge Wells17-Jun1844PROB 11/2000
SmithWilliamcarver and gilderTunbridge Wells26-May1853PROB 11/2173
SparrowRobert  Tunbridge Wells2-Sep1836PROB 11/1867
SprottWaltergentlemanTunbridge Wells1-Jun1844PROB 11/2000
SuartEdward Tunbridge Wells4-Oct1844PROB 11/2006
TaylorAndrew Tunbridge Wells1-Dec1857PROB 11/2262
TaylorAnnwidowTunbridge Wells2-Sep1857PROB 11/2258
TaylorThomasgentlemanTunbridge Wells23-May1837PROB 11/1879
ThomasJohngentlemanTunbridge Wells7-Jun1838PROB 11/1897
ThomsonElizabethspinsterTunbridge Wells3-Feb1845PROB 11/2013
TownsendGeorge Victoria Road Tunbridge Wells15-Jan1857PROB 11/2245
TriceFrances EllenspinsterTunbridge Wells3-Oct1851PROB 11/2141
TriceGeorgeyeomanTunbridge Wells2-Sep1836PROB 11/1867
TriceHarrietwidowTunbridge Wells8-Jun1844PROB 11/2001
TuppenyJohncordwinderTunbridge Wells12-Dec1834PROB 11/1840
TurnerThomasgentlemanTunbridge Wells27-Jun1853PROB 11/2175
TwortMaryspinsterTunbridge Wells25-Oct1850PROB 11/2121
VassarMary Isabella Heatherbank Tunbridge Wells22-Oct1857PROB 11/2257
VauxEdwardbakerTunbridge Wells7-Feb1844PROB 11/1994
VigneFrederick Tunbridge Wells27-Feb1840PROB 11/1923
WallaceCharles Hill Tunbridge Wells28-Jul1845PROB 11/2022
WardJohn Calverley, Tunbridge Wells13-Mar1855PROB 11/2209
WebbCuthbertgrocer, hardware dealerTunbridge Wells26-Dec1838PROB 11/1904
WellsWilliambuilderTunbridge Wells2-Aug1852PROB 11/2158
WhitakerElizabethspinsterDonro Cottage, Tunbridge Wells13-Mar1848PROB 11/2072
WilkinsonSibellawidowTunbridge Wells19-Jan1844PROB 11/1992
WinchRichardfarmerTunbridge Wells20-Jul1838PROB 11/1898
WithyHenry JamesReverend, ClerkTunbridge Wells6-May1837PROB 11/1879
WittwerThomas Nicholas Tunbridge Wells31-Mar1840PROB 11/1925
WixMarthaspinsterTunbridge Wells21-Jan1841PROB 11/1940
WixWilliam Tunbridge Wells23-Feb1849PROB 11/2089
WolffCharles GodfreySir, BaronTunbridge Wells21-Feb1848PROB 11/2070
Woodhams (NB: Appears to be a second listing)AnnwidowTunbridge Wells6-Aug1844PROB 11/2004
WoodhamsAnna Maria SarahwidowTunbridge Wells6-Aug1844PROB 11/2004
YeatsGrant DavidDoctor of medicineTunbridge Wells30-Nov1836PROB 11/1869
YoungJohntailorTunbridge Wells25-Jul1851PROB 11/2137