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LIVEING [33288]
John LIVEING of Bulphan Thorrock ESS [7033]
(-Cir 1639)
Elizabeth [16619]
Robert LIVEING [436]


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1. Martha VINYARD [143]

Robert LIVEING [436]

  • Born: 1684
  • Marriage (1): Martha VINYARD [143]
  • Died: 15 May 1745 aged 61
  • Buried: 17 May 1745, Harwich Churchyard

bullet  General Notes:

Robert cannot of course be the son of John Living of Bulphan ESS Will 1639. John is placed so, to keep him an obvious part of the record.

Robert died intestate, administration granted Robert his son 8 Jun 1745 ref Essex Record Office D/DU 206/6. Martha named as widow, the schedule of Robert snr's assets includes the fishing vessel "The Robert & Martha" L130-6-10, the fishing vessel "Daniel & Philips" L102-0-10. Roberts assets totaled L860-3-7 however discharges from the estate totaled over L1207-0-6 including Robert Jnr's wage claim and other debts.

Essex Record Office D/DU 206/6.
14 Documents deposited by the Guildhall Library.
Period 1730 - 1746 containing the following:
Marriage bond between Arthur Lowe Bowman of Ratcliff, Middlesex, gent. and Sarah Narbrow, daughter-in-law of Robert Liveing of Harwich, fisherman, that Robert Liveing will assign one child or one third part of his estate to Arthur Lowe Bowman on the death of himself and his wife Martha, 7 July 1730;

Deed of sale of one quarter of the 'Robert and Martha' of Harwich (46 tons) for L100 by Robert Liveing the elder of Harwich to Robert Liveing the younger of Harwich, fisherman, with Robert Liveing the younger to be sole master, 4 April 1732;

Bond for the payment of L80 by Robert Liveing of Harwich, fisherman to Rebecca Hudspeth of Harwich, widow, 7 July 1735; Bond for the payment of L100 by Robert Liveing of Harwich, mariner to John Goodman of St. Mary at Hill, City of London, 24 August 1741, with acknowledgement of full payment received, 28 March 1746;

Bond for the payment of L100 by Robert Liveing of Harwich, fisherman to Samuel Lucas, previously of Harwich, but now of Chelmondiston, Suffolk, esq. at the rate of L5 a year as payment for one eighth of the 'Robert and Martha' purchased 26 January 1720, 26 January 1743;

Acknowledgement by John Blacksel of Harwich, merchant that his father-in-law Robert Liveing spent L80 in 1730 on household goods for him and that he paid half his rent, L49 10s. and that both these sums are part of 'my Fortune' following the death of Mrs Liveing, 18 January 1745;

Inventory of goods on estate of Robert Liveing of Harwich, fisherman, deceased 1745, including the 'Robert & Martha' and the 'Daniel & Philips' fishing boats, 13 June 1745 (two copies);
Note of L510 15s. wages due to Robert Liveing, the son of Robert Liveing, as master for 13 years 5 weeks at 15s. a week 'the usual wages paid masters in that employ', May 1745;

Letters of administration appointing Robert Liveing as executor, 8 June 1745; account of Robert Liveing as administrator for the estate of Robert Liveing, 1746, with (itemised) list of debts paid and account of discharge of outstanding bonds to Samuel Lucas, John Goodman and Rebecca Hudspeth.

bullet  Research Notes:

Essex Record Office Q/SR 370/14
Dates of Creation 17 September 1656
Scope and Content:
Indictment of John Morris of Rivenhall gentleman assaulted William Liveing there. Witnesses: Liveinge, Matth. Ram. Acknowledeth. Fined.

Essex Record Office T/A 418/164/16
Essex Assize File [ASS 35/108/1]
Assizes held at Brentwood 16 March 1667
Scope and Content Indictment of rich. Petty of Birchanger labourer, 25 December 18 Charles II, about 5 p.m. broke into the house of Thomas Liveing and stole a cloth doublet woth 6d., a pair of cloth breeches worth 6d. and a cloth coat worth 6d. Pleads not guilty; guilty, to be hanged. Witnesses: Thomas Liveing, Lydia Liveing, William Liveing. [ASS 35/108/1/16]

Essex Record Office D/P 15/25/58
Level: Sub-Fonds CHARITIES
Dates of Creation 22, 23 Apl. 1740
Scope and Content:
Lease and release. Appointment of new trustees for Graces Charity.
A Thomas Liveing is recorded as a Trustee

Essex Record Office D/P 15/25/55
Dates of Creation 22, 23 May 1724
Scope and Content:
Lease and release. Appointment of new trustees Gaces' Charity by order in Chancery.
An Edward Liveing is recorded as a Trustee.

Are the above family of Robert?


Robert married Martha VINYARD [143] [MRIN: 210], daughter of John VINYARD [21814] and Mary [21815]. (Martha VINYARD [143] was born in 1670, christened on 24 Jun 1672 in St Nicholas Harwich ESS, died on 15 Sep 1748 and was buried on 18 Sep 1748 in Harwich Churchyard.)

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