Thomas Vie


m. 23/04/1778
Grace Roberts St Marylebone, Middlesex


b. 1779 (app) Henry Vie Dorset
b. 16/10/1780 Mary Phillips Vye
b. 03/03/1782 Thomas Vye
b. 20/09/1783 John Hann Vie
bap. 11/05/1785 Sophia Vie
b. 18/08/1786 George Vie
b. 25/09/1788 Sophia Vie
b. 09/04/1791 Charles Vie
bap. 30/08/1793 Jane Vie
bap. 13/01/1796 Thomas Vie
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Note: Includes only children from certificates, baptism entries, or from census entries where the relationship is specified. For married women, please see their husband's entry for children from censuses.

Also known as

Thomas Vye, Thos Vie

Did You Know?

  • Thomas Vie outlived at least six of his children.
  • The Vies of Dorset seem to have been associated with the hospitality industry. Thomas Vie was the keeper of the White Hart in Beaminster, John Philips Vie of the Quiet Woman in Halstock, Henry Vie of the Antelope in Poole and Charles Vye of the Bell. Thomas's daughter Mary Phillips Vye married an innkeeper, John Hearne.

Documentary Sources

BY order of the Court for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors the petition of Richard Clift, late of Stangate, Lambeth, in the County of Surrey, dealer of timber, and now a prisoner in the Fleet prison, will be heard on the 21st day of March next, at the Guildhall of the city of Westminster, at the hour of Nine in the Morning. The petition and schedule are ??ed in the Office of the said Court, at No. 59, Milbank-street, Westminster. List of the Creditors of the said Richard Clift. Robert Ashby, Lombard-street, London, merchant; John Clark, of the Minories, London, clothier; William Fry, Josephy Fry, and John Irving, bankers, Mildred's-court, Poultry, London; John Gosling, Belvidere-row, Lambeth, Surrey, lighterman; Mr. G. Hodgson, Bridge-street, Lambeth, Surrey, linen-draper; Mr. Bradshaw, Aldgate, London, mercer; Samuel Hodgson, Bridge-street, Lambeth, Surrey, shoemaker; Messrs. T. and M. Hill, Bridge-street, Lambeth, Surrey, ironmongers; Edward Bent, Mitre, Stangate-street, Lambeth, Surrey, publican; Mr. J. Keddle, Netherbury, Dorsetshire, gentleman; John Manly, Soodwell-Farm, near Honiton, Devonshire, farmer; Francis Gwyn, Ford-Abbey, Devonshire, esquire; William Colverville, Seaton, Devonshire, farmer; John Tooze, Honiton, Devonshire, ironmonger and auctioneer; William Purchase, Netherbury, Dorsetshire, farmer; John Peach, Meerhay, near Beaminster, Dorsetshire, farmer; Thomas Vie, White Hart Inn, Beaminster, Dorsetshire, publican; John Urquhart, New Inn, Lyme, Dorsetshire, victualler; Henry Maish, Beaminster, Dorsetshire, a sail-cloth-maker; Robert Lane, Netherbury, Dorsetshire, sail-cloth-maker; Rober Paul, near Ford-Abbey, Devonshire, miller. RICHD. CLIFT.

Source: SUPPLEMENT TO The London Gazette Of THURSDAY the 30th of DECEMBER [1813]

1812. Oct. 6th. Paid Mr. Vie (White Hart) for the Parishes Proportion of the Visitation Dinner, £10 15s. od.

Source: The History of Beaminster, 1914

Beaminster, Dorsetshire. Near the borders of Somerset, 12 miles W.N.W. of Dorchester, and 138 W. from London. There are manufactories here to some extent for sailcloth, dowlas, and narrow woollen-cloth. Market on Thursdays. Fairs, September 19th, April 4th, and October 9th. - ... Clift Richard, timber-merchant ... Vie Thomas, innkeeper, White-Hart Vie Henry, agent ... - INNS Red-Lion, T. Frampton. White-Hart, Thomas Vie POST-OFFICE, Elizabeth Ames

Source: Holden's Annual London and Country Directory, of the United Kingdoms, and Wales, in Three Volumes, for the Year 1811, vol. 3

In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Vie of Beaminster in the County of Dorset yeoman being of sound and disposing Mind Memory and understanding do make this my last will and Testament as follows (that is to say) I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Mary now the wife of John Hearn of Beaminster aforesaid Innholder the sum of Two hundred pounds to be paid to her at such times and in such proportions manner and form as my Executor herein after named shall think fit. Also I give and bequeath unto my Son Charles Vie the sum of One hundred pounds to be paid him by me Executor on the expiration of six Calendar months next after my decease. Also I give and bequeath unto my Grandchildren Jane Vie, Thomas Vie and Sophia Vie, children of my deceased Son George Vie, the sum of Twenty pounds each, to be paid to them by my Executor when and as they shall severally attain the age of twenty one years. Also I give unto the said Jane Vie my Chest of Drawers, and my wearing apparel of every sort and kind to the said Thomas Vie. And as to the money due and owing to me from my Son in Law the said John Hearn and all the rest residue and raminder of my monies and Securities for money, Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever not hereinbefore given and disposed of, after payment of my just debts Legacies funeral and testamentary expences [sic] and the expence of proving this my will I do hereby give devise and bequeath the same and every part thereof unto my Son Henry Vie his Executors Administrators and assigns And I do hereby make ordain constitute and appoint my said son Henry Vie sole Executor of this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills by me at anytime heretofore made In witness whereof I have to this my last will and testament set and subscribed my hand and seal this twenty third day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty three Thos vie Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator Thomas Vie as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us, who at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our Names as witnesses thereto Robt Slade Jas Evere?? At Sarum on the 17th day of Septr 1827 Henry Vie lawful Son of the said deceased the sole Exor above named was duly sworn before me Edwd Benson A M ??? ??? Effects undr [sic] £1500

Source: P5/1827/56
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre

Testator | Executors | Court | Register | Folio | Succ. Ledg | Ledger Vie Thos | Henry Vie, Poole, Dorset | Con Sarum | 4 | 776

Source: IR27/203/095
National Archive

Possibly the Same Person?

Thomas Vie
Name Age
The burial date of the Beaminster Thomas isn't consistent with the baptism date of the Minterne Magna Thomas, but the children of the former show the same naming pattern as the siblings of the latter.


23/04/1778 Church, [St Marylebone], [Middlesex]
23/04/1778 Marylebone, [Middlesex]
15/11/1780 [Church], Puddletown, Dorset
29/03/1782 [Church], Puddletown, Dorset
03/10/1783 [Church], Beaminster, Dorset
11/05/1785 [Church], Beaminster, Dorset
22/09/1786 [Church], Beaminster, Dorset
15/10/1788 [Church], Beaminster, Dorset
05/10/1791 [Church], Beaminster, Dorset
30/08/1793 [Church], Beaminster, Dorset
13/01/1796 [Church], Beaminster, Dorset
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