Thomas Grisson

b. 21/05/1773
bap. 15/06/1773 All Hallows Staining, Middlesex
bur. 02/11/1825 All Hallows Staining, Middlesex


Thomas Grisson bur. 07/04/1774
Mary Jackson bur. 20/05/1813
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1819 Bricklayer and builder

Also known as

Tho Grisson

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In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Grisson of No 97 Fenchurch Street in the City of London Bricklayer and builder being weak in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding thanks be to almighty God for the same So make this my will as follows whereas I am ??? to a share of the Leasehold(?) ... wherein(?) I now dwell for a long term(?) of years ... and carry on the Business of a Bricklayer and Builder in Copartnership with Mrs Sarah Clark widow now I so hereby(?) give and bequeath to my dear(?) wife Peggy Grisson all my share and interest in the said premises to and for her sole use and benefit and ??? her to continue in copartnership with the said Sarah Clarke but in case(?) my wife shall die before the expiration(?) of such Lease = then my will is that my share and Interest therein(?) for the remainder of this time(?) may be sold and the money arising by such sale I give and bequeath to my dear(?) daughter Mary Grisson by my former wife and my ??? Peggy Grisson Buck now living with ??? equally between them = share and share alike and in case of the death of either of them ??? the whole to the Survivor I give to my said daughter Mary Ten pounds on her attaining the age of Twenty one years and to my Sister Mary Buck the sum of Ten pounds to be paid ??? as soon as may be after my ??? by my Executrix after named and all the ??? and Remainder of my personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresover and of what nature or b??? I give and bequeath to my said dear(?) wife Peggy Grisson who I hereby appoint sole Executrix of this my will hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made I do declare this to be my last will and Testament In witness whereof I the said Thomas Grisson have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Sixteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and nineteen(?) Thomas Grisson LS Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Testator Thomas Grisson as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our ??? as witness thereto(?) Mattw Hutchynson Thos Tucker ??? ??? ??? Whereas I Thomas Grisson of Fenchurch Street in the city of London Bricklayer and Builder have made and duly ??? my last will and Testament(?) in writing ??? ??? the sixteenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and nineteen now I so hereby declare this present writing to be as a Codicil to my said will and ??? the ??? to part thereof and I do hereby nominate Constitute and appoint my sister Mrs Mary Buck residing at No 14 Newgate(?) Market in the said City of London widow joint Executrix with my wife Peggy Grisson in my said will named with full power and authority to act in all the ??? of the said will jointly or separaely with my said wife the said Peggy Grisson In witness whereof I the said Thomas Grisson have to this Codicil of my hand and Seal this second(?) day of July 1825 Thomas Grisson LS Signed Sealed and published by this said Thomas Grisson as and for a codicil to be added to and be??? as part of his last will and Testament in the presence of us who have subscribed our names in his presence William Herbert Amey(?) Herbert Proved at London with a Codicil 4th April 1826 before the worshpful John T???ard ??? rector of Daws and Surrogate by by [sic] the oath of Peggy Grisson widow the Relict the -sole- Executrix named in the will to whom admo was granted having been first sworn duly to administer and ... to Mary Buck widow the Sister the Executrix named in the Codicil [Editor's note: I'm afraid I rather struggled with the script this will was written in. '???' indicates what I believe to be a single word which I couldn't make out, and '...' indicates a sequence of such words. '(?)' indicates that I am not certain of my reading of the last word.]

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15/06/1773 Church, All Hallows Staining, Middlesex
16/03/1819 97 Fenchurch Street, London
02/11/1825 Church, All Hallows Staining, Middlesex
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