Bitton Families

Will of Robert Bush


1829 Robert BUSH of Clifton, Esq; Merchant
Ref: PCC PROB 11/1754
Prob 15 Apr 1829; 17 pages
Abstract by Sarah Wright

Robert of Bristol, Esquire Merchant of Clifton

Interred in vault in Saint Thomas Church, Bristol, where bodies of 'late dear wives are deposited'

Refers to Settlement documents re first wife, Eliza, daughter of Richard STRATTON Esq
Daughter Eliza the wife of Edward William BATCHELLOR Esq
Henry BUSH
, my only son by my said first wife
Mary Ann BUSH
Spinster, the older of my two daughters by my said first wife

Nephew George HILHOUSE of Coombe Court in the parish of Westbury upon Trym, Gloucester, Esquire
My esteemed friend and Cousin Robert BRIGHT of the said City of Bristol Esquire and Merchant
Brother in Law Joseph PARKER of Upton Cheyney in the parish of Bitton

My five younger sons
George BUSH
, Robert BUSH, John Cobham BUSH, Charles BUSH and James Tobin BUSH

Other names mentioned re land agreements:
Henry Pierce CRANE (Great Farms,1793)
Thomas WHITTINGTON (Bean Close, Wheatlands, Rugdens field)
James TOBIN deceased (monies owed to be used for children of second marriage)
Daniel BENNETT (occupier of Noades Leazes, Cold Aston); George HILHOUSE, Robert BRIGHT, Joseph PARKER and Henry BUSH (use of the lands)

John late Lord Bishop of Bangor the surviving devisee under the will of John GUNNING Esquire deceased (Tornoys Court farm and lands)
William Gore LANGTON Esq (lands in Cold Aston, occupied by John POWNEY)
Dowager Lady SMITH (occupied Redcliffe House)
William SHEPPARD (tenure of land called Redcliff grounds; formerly Harlingham, in Bedminster; leasehold timber yard in Bristol)
Timothy MARSHAL (occupier of a cottage in Cold Aston)
George CRYER and others (occupiers of two cottages in Cold Aston)
Mssrs Robert BUSH Son & Co Merchants and Mr MOSES Dealer in Clothes (warehouses, etc. in and near Redcliff Street, St. Thomas)
George Robert CROSS Esquire (prior owner of property on Clifton Hill)
John WOOD (occupier of tenement in Sait Thomas Street, Bristol; formerly owned by Mr. Samuel CUFF)

Extensive mentions also includes: 'all my shares in the Iron Work Company and ten shares in the Bristol Dock Company', etc.

Executors: George HILHOUSE; Robert BRIGHT; Joseph PARKER; Henry BUSH

Testamentary Guardians of younger sons: son Henry BUSH and daughter Mary Ann BUSH

Witnesses: John KEYSTOCK; John JONES; James HOUSTON

Transcriber's Notes
S/o George BUSH/Mary nee BRIGHT; George youngest son of Wm/Eleanor nee ENGLAND




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