James VANDERZEE 
- Born: 1 Apr 1766
- Christened: 28 Apr 1766, Gt Burstead ESS
- Marriage: Anne ACKLOM  on 13 Oct 1787 in All Saints/St Peter Maldon ESS
- Died: 16 Dec 1821, Southend ESS aged 55
- Buried: 18 Dec 1821, Gt Burstead ESS Churchyard
James was apprenticed to Samuel Alston of Attorney of Nayland 1785
James was a beneficiary under his mothers Will.
James and Anne were married by licence, witness's were Ann Coleman, Charles Howard Buckeley, G Acklom. James was a batchelor of Gt Burstead, Anne was of St Peter Maldon, no status recorded.
Register of All Saints/St Peter Maldon.
A few days since was married Mr James Vanderzee attorney at law, at Billericay, to Miss Acklom, second daughter of Capt Acklom, of Maldon.
Chelmsford Chronicle Oct 1787
A James Vanderzee settled at Rochford Essex as a Solicitor. 1791 (Universal British Directory) 1795 (Browne's Law List) Listed in the Law List as a country member 1802, 1808, 1811,1812, 1813 only dates searched PRO 2003
James Vanderzee Attorney of Rochford Master, Apprentice Charles A P Sidney Date of Indenture 18 Oct 1799, Date of Duty 2 Dec 1799, Term 5 yrs Fee L200 Ref: The Genealogist IR 1/38
Officers of the Militia 1805 - Gentlemen & Yeomanry Calvalry
War Office 14 October 1805.
2nd Lieut. James Vanderzee 12 Jul 1803
Mr Vanderzee of Rochford Essex, Gazetted Saturday, as appointed a Master Extraordinary, in the High Court of Chancery.
Cheltenham Chronicle 21 October 1813.
Bankrupts Required to Surrender
J. Wade, Battles Bridge, Essex, farmer, August 30th, 31st, October 3, at the Kings Head Rochford. Solicitors, Messrs Vanderzee and Comport, Rochford.
Ref: The Derby Mercury Thursday 31 August 1815.
Marine Residences, Household Effect's . . . . . with Terrace, Southend, Essex.
A capital residence for a family most delightfully situate on the Terrace at Southend, commanding fine and bold views of the Nore, the Isle of Sheppy, and the coast the late residence of Sir T. M. Wilson Bart., deceased. . . . . .
Lot 2. A pleasant residence (on a smaller scale), with coach house and stabling situate at No 14 on the Terrace, at Southend, let under an agreement to James Vanderzee, Esq., at L47 per annum . . . . .
Ref: extracted from Advertisements and Notices The Morning Chronicle Saturday 25 August 1821.
James Vanderzee, Esq., of Rochford.
Ref: Births Deaths and Marriages and Obituaries Jackson's Oxford Journal Saturday 29 December 1821.
. . . . . Found a letter from Mrs A's sister Maria gives an account of the death of Mr Vanderzee of Sol Vanderzee Rochford on the 16th at Southend - but what is strange is already showing the memorable situation of the English Farmer Mr Wilson who has some of the best tornips in the County and who has had a few years as a Magistrate at Rochford is about canvassing for the Clerkship of the Bench there which Mr Vanderzee held. . . . .
Extract from the diary (1821) of Jonas ASPLIN recording hearing the news of the death of Mr Vanderzee. (ERO TSW4/2)
Ref Rosie Flower 2008
232 James Vanderzee Rochford 18 Dec 1821 aged 55 D/P 139/1/9
Ref: Gt Burstead Burial Register.
This family is constructed from James Will.
Will of James Vanderzee of Rochford.
2 Dec 1817
I James Vanderzee of Rochford in the County of Essex Gentleman being of sound mind memory and understanding praise be God for the same and considering the uncertainty of this life and that in the midst of life we are in death do make my last Will and Testament as follows that is to say I will order and direct that my dear wife Anne Vanderzee shall and I do hereby give her her Executors and Advisors full power and authority to make sale and dispose of within twelve calendar months next after my decease or so soon afterwards as conveniently may be sell my Customary or Copyhold Messuages Lands Tenements Grounds and Hereditaments whatsoever with this and every of their appurtenances situate lying and being in Hockley and holden of copy of Court Roll of the Manor of Hockley otherwise Hockley Hall in the said County of Essex either by public auction or private sale and either together or in lots or parcels as she may decide advisable to any person or persons who shall be willing to purchase the same and thereupon to make and exact a proper Bargain and Sale or Bargains and Sales or other effectual … or … of the said premises according to the Custom of the said Manor and I do hereby declare that the receipt or receipts of her the said Anne my wife or her heirs, executors or advisors shall be a sufficient discharge to the purchaser or purchasers of my said Customary or Copyhold Estate for so much money as in such Receipt of Receipts shall be expressed to have been received and that after such Receipt or Receipts shall be given such purchaser or purchasers respectively to whom such Receipt or Receipts respectively shall be so given shall not be obliged to see to the application of his her or their respective purchase money nor be answerable or accountable for the misapplication or nonapplication thereof and I do hereby give and bequeath all the monies to arise by and from the sale of my said Customary or Copyhold Estate and also all my Personal Estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto my said dear wife Ann and my dear Daughters Anne Arthur/Arblout/Ackland (?) Vanderzee and Isabella Vanderzee share and share alike the sum to be divided into three equal parts or shares and I nominate constitute and appoint my said dear Wife and Daughters joint Executrixes of this my Will and revoking all other Wills by me made do declare this to be my last.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this second day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventeen Ja. Vanderzee Signed sealed published and delivered by the said testator as … for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us H W Aughtee W Turner Clerks to Messrs Vanderzee & Comfort, Rochford.
Proved at London 15th February 1822 before the Worshipful Jesse A. Dr of Laws and Surrogate by the Oath of Isabella Vanderzee Spinster daughter and one of the Executrixes to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn duly to administer. Power reserved to Anne Vanderzee widow the Relict and Anne Acklom Tonson the Daughter the others.
Transcribed Rosie Flower 2008
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James married Anne ACKLOM  [MRIN: 2236], daughter of Capt ACKLOM of Maldon  and Unknown, on 13 Oct 1787 in All Saints/St Peter Maldon ESS. (Anne ACKLOM  was born about 1764, died on 21 Sep 1838 in Brighton SSX and was buried on 29 Sep 1838 in Brighton SSX.)