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James CLEMENTS [18164]
Ann CLEMENTS [6260]


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1. Capt Thomas HEARN Snr [6247]

Ann CLEMENTS [6260]

  • Born: 1721
  • Marriage (1): Capt Thomas HEARN Snr [6247] before 1744
  • Died: 29 Dec 1785, Harwich ESS aged 64

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Will of Ann Hearn Widow
Whereas I Ann Hearn know the uncertainty of this life this is my last will and request that when it shall please God to call me hence I resign my soul to Him that gave it me trusting in his . . . . . to me a miserable sinner First my will is that my burial be in this manner the coffin not to exceed three guineas a Bays Shroud six men to carry me and they to have five shillings a man no pall bearers the parson a hatband and gloves Clerk gloves the nurses to have half a guinea apiece and gloves to be private and to be carried away in time to prevent any . . . . . this is further my Will that the hundred pounds which I received of Mr Lucas Cottenham at the sale of the house be divided in this manner to my son Thomas Hearn 20 pounds to my daughter Mary Jackson 20 pounds to my son William Hearn 40 pounds to my daughter Ann White 20 pounds and if any of these should die before me to go to their child or children to be equally divided to such children, My wearing apparel to be divided between my daughter Mary Jackson and my daughter Ann White My sister Whealand? one guinea for a glove The plate and silver to be divided in the manner as you will see in this paper this is my further Will that after my funeral expenses and all my just debts be paid that the rest and residue be equally divided or sold which they shall think proper and all agree to and the money that shall arise to be equally divided between Mary Jackson Thomas Hearn William Hearn Ann White or their children.
Witness my hand the sixth of April 1781.
Ann Hearn
The Plate to be divided. thus.
To Mary Jackson
The Tankard.
7 Tablespoons
1. Milk Pot.
2 Rings.
To Thomas Hearn.
1 Waiter.
1 Pint Can Marked with our Name.
1 Pair of Salts and Shovels
2 Sets of Knives and Forks
1 Set of Castors
1 Pair of Table Spoons
To Will Hearn
1 Can marked with his Name
1 Can with Mr Hureys Name
1 Pair of Table Spoons
1 Punch Ladle
6 Tea Spoons
1 Stirrer
To Ann White
1 Large Spoon which she has in hand
1 Tea Pott
1 Half Pint Can
1 Pepper Box
1 Tweser Case
1 Candlestick ffrench Plate
Linen in the Drawers and in use.
8 table Cloths
3 Dozen of Napkins
5 Pair of Sheets
5 Pillow Bearers
1 counterpane
1 Cloth for Table
9 Old sheets
4 Pair of Coloured Pillow Bearers
6 Towels
1 Pair of Window Curtains
Then follows personal statements from Thomas Hearn of Ipswich William Hearn of Coggeshall gentleman Mary Jackson wife of William Jackson of Harwich and Ann White wife of Richard White of Coggeshall dated 22nd of March 1786 testifying that the above will was in the hand of Ann Hearn.
Also a personal statement dated 1 April 1786 by Martha Saunders wife of John Saunders of Harwich gentleman and Elizabeth Liveing of the same place we do who also testified to the hand of Ann Hearn.
On the fifth day of April 1786 administration was granted to Thomas Hearn Esq and William Hearn.
Will on file 2009

Essex Record Office Level: Category Miscellaneous Level: Fonds MISCELLANEOUS DEEDS ETC. Level: Sub-Fonds DEEDS DEPOSITED BY GUILDHALL LIBRARY
Item Reference Code D/DU 206/9 Dates of Creation 1766-1811 Extent 15 items Scope and Content Copy will of Thomas Hearn of Harwich, gent., commander of the packet ship 'Prince of Wales', bequeaths house on the north side of St. Austin Lane, Harwich, messuages occupied by Benjamin Carman and William Aldus on south side of Castle Gate Street, Harwich, messuages occupied by Thomas Beaston, Godfrey Boggis and William Wilkinson opposite the Ship Yard in Harwich, copyhold messuage of 33a. occupied by George Ward in Dovercourt to wife Anne for remainder of life, provided she does not remarry, and following her death or marriage bequeaths house in St. Austin Lane and messuages in Castle Gate Street to son Thomas Hearn, the three messuages opposite the Ship Yard to son William Hearn and copyhold farm in Dovercourt to daughter Anne, all clothes, watches and rings bequeathed to sons Thomas and William, sloop 'Prince of Wales' to be sold , bequest of L500 to executors, wife Anne Hearn and brother-in-law Robert Liveing to make quarterly or half-yearly payments to his daughter Mary Jackson, free from the control of her husband William Jackson and to her children until they reach the age of 21, L350 to son Thomas when 21, L700 to executors for the maintenance and education of son William and daughter Anne, L100 to wife Anne as fine for entry to copyhold estate, 7 January 1766 [will proved in the Perogative Court of Canterbury reference May 181]; legal correspondence concerning the legacy left by Thomas Hearn to his daughter Mary Jackson, including a letter locating Craighton Jackson serving as a private soldier under the name William Hearn at Fort St. George, Madras, India and legal opinion on the terms of the will of Thomas Hearn of 1766, 1793-1811; copy will of Craighton Jackson, mariner [in the East India Company service], commander of the 'Royal Admiral Captain Joseph Huddert', bequeaths L500 entitled to receive on the death of his mother Mary Jackson, L6 6s. to Richard White, junior, of Coggeshall for mourning, the remainder to be divided between his uncle and executor John Jackson, his uncle Stephen Jackson and aunts Sarah Hayward, Elizabeth Jackson and Hannah Jackson, 2 January 1787, proved 5 January 1811, bond of indemnity between (i) John Jackson of Bridgewater Square, City of London, watch maker and Stephen Jackson of Ipswich, Suffolk, printer and (ii) Thomas Liveing of Harwich, mariner and James Saunders of Hand Court, Upper Thames Street, fish factor, for the sum of L2000 to transfer stock under the wills of Thomas Hearn and Craighton Jackson, 5 March 1811, with correspondence relating to the bond.
Date From 1766 Date To 1811


Ann married Capt Thomas HEARN Snr [6247] [MRIN: 2081], son of William HEARN [9851] and Sarah SIMKIN [6257], before 1744. (Capt Thomas HEARN Snr [6247] was born in 1721, died in 1766 and was buried on 11 Apr 1766 in St Nicholas Harwich ESS.)

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