Mary Vavasour

Female 1787 - 1865  (77 years)


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  • Name Mary Vavasour 
    Born 14 Dec 1787  Oulton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 13 Jan 1788  Rothwell Holy Trinity Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mary Vavasour bapt
    Mary Vavasour bapt
    Mary Vavasour bapt 13 Jan 1788 at Rothwell Holy Trinity shows birth 14 Dec 1787 at Oulton.
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 May 1865  Plumbland, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Rothwell Holy Trinity Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5874  Main West Riding Hemingway Tree
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2017 

    Father Marmaduke Vavasour,   b. 1746, Rothwell Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Dorothy,   b. Abt 1746 
    Family ID F1933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Hemingway,   b. 1784, Wombwell Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1846, Headingley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1816  Methley, St Oswald Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eliza Anne Hemingway,   b. 28 Sep 1817, Hunslet, Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Hemingway,   b. 8 Feb 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Vavasour Hemingway,   b. Abt 1822,   bur. 25 Mar 1822, Rothwell Holy Trinity Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Anne Hemingway,   b. 5 Apr 1823, Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1840  (Age 16 years)
     5. Shepley Watson Hemingway,   b. 11 Jan 1827, Leeds Woodhouse Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1899, Bootle RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Edward Vavasour Hemingway,   b. 17 Jan 1829,   d. 19 Nov 1904, Aston Steeple, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Marmaduke Vavasour Hemingway,   b. 19 Feb 1831, Oulton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1895, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F1899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsChristened - 13 Jan 1788 - Rothwell Holy Trinity Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1851 Oulton with Woodlesford census
      7 April 1861, Rectory, Parish Church, Plumbland, Parsonbury, Cumberland, 74


      HEMINGWAY HOUSE 1851
      MARY Hemingway, H, W, 63, landed proprietress, Rothwell
      MARY Hemingway, dau, 30, widow's daughter, Leeds
      MARMADUKE VAVASOUR Hemingway, son, 20, solicitors writing clerk, Rothwell
      SHEPLEY WATSON Watson, son, 24, landed proprietor, Leeds
      Mary Lund, servant,36, cook, Flaxton
      Mary Sutton, servant, 27, waiting maid, Great Gomersal, Lincs
      Ann Barraclough, servant, 21, kitchen maid, Rothwell
      Joseph Hewster, servant, 32, groom, Walmsley
      John Stainer, servant, 15, knife & boots cleaner etc, Rothwell
      Ann Flint, servant, 38, washerwoman, Rothwell
      Mary Higgins, occasional servant, 53, washerwoman, Kilvington


      MARY HEMINGWAY OF LINTON HOUSE LAST WILL 21 Jun 1852

      This is the last will and testament of Mary Hemingway of Linton House in the county of York widow Whereas the settlement executed previous to my marriage with my late husband Edward Hemingway deceased bearing date the twenty sixth day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixteen certain messuages lands tenements and hereditaments therein described with the appurtenances were (subject as therein mentioned) limited and assured from and after the decease of mine the said Mary Hemingway and of my late husband in case he should survive me.
      To the use of all and every or such one or more exclusively of the other of the children or child of me the said Mary Hemingway by the said Edward Hemingway or of the issue (born in the lifetime of the said Edward Hemingway and me and the survivor of us) of the said children or child for such estate or estates and in such parts shares and proportions in such manner and form and under and subject to powers provisos declarations limitations and agreements (such limitations over being for the benefit of as one or more of such children ) as the said Edward Hemingway and I not withstanding my coverture should at any time or times during our joint lives by and deed or deeds writing or writings with or without power and revocation to be by us sealed and delivered as therein mentioned jointly direct limit or appoint and in fault of such direction limitation or appointment then as the survivor of us by and any deed or deeds writing or writings with or without power of revocation to be by such survivor sealed and delivered as therein mentioned or by the last will & testament of such survivor to be signed and published as therein mentioned should direct limit and appoint and by the said settlement it was declared that the trustees thereof for the time being should stand possessed of certain trust monies stocks funds and securities therein mentioned and the interest to become due in respect of the same upon similar trusts in favour of the issue of the said then intended marriage with the like powers of appointment as are therein declared with respect to the said real estate and whereas my said late husband the said Edward Hemingway is since dead without our having any joint direction limitation or appointment in pursuance of the said settlement and whereas my son Shepley Watson Watson is already amply provided for under the will of my great uncle Shepley Watson deceased
      Now I the said Mary Hemingway pursuant to and by force and virtue and in exercise and execution by the power or authority for this purpose given or reserved by the said settlement as hereinbefore is mentioned and of every other power or authority in any wise enabling me in this behalf do by this my last will and testament direct limit and appoint that from and after my decease all and every the messuages lands tenements and hereditaments mentioned and comprised in the said settlement with their appurtenances or such part or parts thereof respectively as shall be there subject to the uses and trusts thereby declared of and concerning the same go remain and be to the uses following (that is to saYy)
      As one fifth part or share thereof the whole into five equal parts or shares being considered as divided to the use of my daughter Eliza Anne Newmarch her heirs and assigns forever
      As to the two other fifths parts or shares thereof to the use of my daughter Mary Hemingway her heirs and assigns for ever
      As to the other fifth parts or shares thereof to the use of my son Edward Vavasour Hemingway his heirs and assigns for ever
      And to the remaining fifth part or share to the use of my son Marmaduke Vavasour Hemingway and his heirs and assigns for ever.
      And I the said Mary Hemingway pursuant to and by force and virtue in exercise and execution of the power or authority to me for this purpose given or reserved by the said settlement as hereinbefore is mentioned as of every other power or authority in anywise enabling me in this behalf do by this my last will and testament further direct and appoint that from and after my decease the trustees or trustee for the time being of the said settlement shall stand and possessed of the several trust monies stocks funds and securities then vested in them or him whether the same shall have arisen from the sale of any part of the real estate included in the said settlement or otherwise and the interest dividends and annual produce thereof respectively upon the trusts hereinafter declared (that is to say)
      As to five hundred pounds thereof in trust for my said son Shepley Watson Watson his executors administrators and assigns
      And as to two fifths parts or shares of the residue thereof the whole into five equal parts or shares being considered as divided in Trust for my said daughter Mary Hemingway her executors administrators and assigns
      And as to two other fifths parts or shares of the said residue in trust for my said daughter Eliza Anne Newmarch and my said son Wdward Vavasour Hemingway their respective executors administrators and assigns in equal shares and proportions
      And as to the remaining fifth part thereof in trust for my said Marmaduke Vavasour Hemingway and his assigns for his life and after his decease in trust for my said son Edward Vavasour Hemingway his executors administrators and assigns
      I give and bequeath all my trinkets jewels ornaments and wearing apparel to my said daughters to be divided between them and I give and bequeath the grand piano to my said daughter Mary and I also give to each of my executors twenty five pounds.
      I give and bequeath all my real estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever and the residue of my personal estate unto my friends the Rev John Bell of Oulton and George Brooke Nelson of Leeds Gentleman their heirs executors and administrators according to the nature and quality thereof respectively upon the trusts and for the intents and purposes hereinafter declared (that is to say) upon trust with all convenient speed after my decease to sell and convert into money all my real estate and such part of my personal estate as shall not consist of money or securities for money and receive and collect all monies and debts that shall be owing to me out of the money arising therefrom to pay all my just debts funeral expenses and the charges of proving and registering this my last will and after payment thereof upon trust to stand possessed of the residue of the said trust money upon the trusts following (that is to say)
      As to two fifth parts or shares thereof the whole into five equal parts or shares being considered as divided upon trust to pay the same to my said daughter Mary Hemingway her executors administrators and assigns
      As to two other fifth shares or parts upon trust to pay the same unto and equally my said daughter Eliza Ann Newmarch and and my said son Edward Vavasour Hemingway and their respective executors administrators and assigns
      And as to the remaining fifth part or share thereof upon trust to invest the same from time to time upon such stocks funds and securities wither real or personal as the trustees or trustee for the time being of this my will shall think fit and to pay the interest dividends annual produce thereof respectively unto my said son Marmaduke Vavasour Hemingway and his assigns for life and after his death upon trust to stand possessed of the said stocks funds and securities and the interest dividends and annual produce thereof respectively in trust for my said son Edward Vavasour Hemingway his executors administrators and assigns
      And I hereby declare that the receipt or receipts in writing of my sais trustees or the survivor of them his executors administrators for any sum or sums of money payable to them or him under the trusts aforesaid shall effectually discharge the person or persons to whom the same shall be given his or her or their heirs executors administrators and assigns from all liability on account of the misapplication or nonapplication nor shall any such person or persons be concerned to see to the application of the monies therein respectively mentioned and acknowledged to be received
      And I declare that it shall be lawful for my said for my said trustees or the survivor of them his executors and administrators out of the monies which shall come to their or his hands by virtue of this my will to deduct retain and reimburse themselves and himself respectively all such costs charges and expenses as they or he shall or may respectively expend or be put unto in or about the execution of the trusts hereby in them reposed and also that they and he shall not be charged or chargeable with and for any sum or sums of money other than such as shall actually come to their or his hands by virtue of this my last will nor with or for any loss or damage which may happen in the execution of the aforesaid trusts or in relation thereto except the same shall happen by or through their or his own wilful default
      And I lastly declare I do hereby nominate and approach the said John Bell and George Brooke Nelson joint executors of this my last will to whom and their heirs I give devise the legal estate and interest of and in all lands tenements and hereditaments which at the time of my decease may stand conveyed to me in trust or in mortgage
      In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this the twenty first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two
      Mary Hemingway
      Signed published and declared by the said Mary Hemingway the estatrix as and for her last will & testament in the presence of us who at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each other all being present at the same time have hereunto set our names as witnesses
      Jane Anne Hudson, of Harrogate
      Thomas Edward Kell, Clerk to Messrs G B Nelson

      Proved at Carlisle the twenty ninth day of July 1865 by the oaths of the Reverend John Bell, Clerk and George Brooke Nelson the executors named in the will to whom administration was granted
      The Testatrix Mary Hemingway was formerly of Linton House in the county of York but late of Plumbland in the county of Cumberland widow and died on the thirty first day of May 1865 at Plimbland aforesaid
      Under 200
      George Brooke Nelson
      John Bulmer
      George Bird Nelson
      Solicitors, Leeds Certified Copy

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Will, (Will).