FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
RICHARD AND ELIZABETH PEERE


Richard Peere was christened 22 October 1703 in Crudwell, Wiltshire, the son of Richard Peere and Mary Partridge. He married Elizabeth. Richard died and was buried 15 December 1786 in Long Newnton, Wiltshire. Long Newnton is a parish on the border of Gloucestershire. It was historically in Wiltshire, but is now in Gloucestershire. It is about three miles from Crudwell.


Richard Pere
                burial

Burial record for Richard Pere in Long Newnton



Elizabeth died and was buried 14 September 1794 in Long Newnton.

Elizabeth Pere
              burial

Burial record for Elizabeth Pere in Long Newnton


Richard and Elizabeth had the following children:


1. Susannah, christened 16 March 1734 in Long Newnton.


*2. Mary, christened 12 October 1737 in Long Newnton; married Robert Cowley 26 August 1765, Rodmarton, Gloucestershire. buried 8 February 1823 in Coates, aged 84 years.

Mary Peer birth

 Christening record for Mary Peer in Long Newnton


3. Richard, christened 5 January 1740 in Long Newnton; buried 6 June 1823 in Crudwell, Wiltshire (age 82 years).


4. Anne, christened 28 February 1744 in Long Newnton; married Thomas Bromsgrove, yeoman of Kemble, Wiltshire 1 August 1787 in Long Newnton.


The name Pere is spelled Peer, Pear, and Peare in various records.



SOURCES: Long Newnton parish register; Coates parish register; Rodmarton parish register on ancestry.co.uk.





FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
RICHARD PEERE AND
MARY PARTRIDGE



Richard Peere  was christened 31 October 1678 in Cricklade, Wiltshire, the son of William and Susannah Peare. Cricklade is a market town about ten miles from Crudwell. Richard married Mary Partridge 24 December 1700 in Crudwell. Mary was christened 10 July 1681 in Crudwell, the daughter of John and Mary Partridge.


Richard Peere
                marriage

Marriage record for Richard Peere and Mary Partridge in Crudwell


Richard worked as a blacksmith, and lived in Eastcourt in the parish of Crudwell.


Richard died and was buried 1 April 1749 in Crudwell.


Richard Peare burial

Burial record for Richard Peere in Crudwell:
"Ap:1: Richard Peer Senr. Aff:p. Sarah Washbourne"


Richard left a will proven 26 April 1749:


Richard Peare will

Will of Richard Peare, 1749


This is the last will and testament of me Richard Peare of Eastcourt in the parish of Crudwell in the County of Wilts, black-smith. First I give and bequeath unto my son William Peare that part of my lease-hold house wherein I now dwell called the Chapple House with the barn and stable thereunto belonging, as also three acres of land in the common ffield during the term or time of one whole year next after my decease and after the term of one whole year I give and bequeath the said Chappel House, barn and stable with the three acres of arable land in the yield unto my son John Pear during his naturall life and after the decease of my son John Peare I give and bequeath the said Chappel House, barn, stable, land, the three acres of arable land unto my son Richard Peare during his naturall life. Item I give and bequeath unto my son Joseph and my daughter Betty that part of my Chappell House wherein James Thomas lately dwelt, as also that part of the garden the said James Thomas had with the house during the lives that are upon it, and the rents and profits of the said house and garden to be equally divided between them, share and share alike and the surviver of them to have the whole of that part of the house and garden during the lives that are upon it. Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Joseph and to my daughter Betty my lease hold close or ground called Filistridge during the lives that are upon it and to be sharers in the rent. Item I give and bequeath unto my son Joseph and to my daughter Betty all my household goods and furniture to be equally divided between them, share and share alike. Item I give and bequeath unto my son William Peare my lease hold house called Underhills during his natural life and after my decease I give and bequeath the said Underhills House unto my son Robert Peare during his naturall life. I also give and bequeath unto my son Robert one feather bed and all as belongs to it, as also one iron pot. Item I give and bequeath unto my son Richard Peare all my wearing apparel, both woolling and linening. Item I give and bequeath unto my son Joseph Peare my stock of iron and all my working tooles or implements to my grade in my three shops and any stock of coals on this condition, he shall give my daughter Betty my clock jack and warming pan. All the rest and residue of my goods, chattels and cattle of what nature and kind soever I give and bequeath unto my son William Peare and I likewise constitute, make and ordain my loving son William Peare my whole and sole executor of this my last will and testament, and I do hereby revoke, disanull and make void all former wills and testaments by me heretofore made either by word or in writing. In witness whereof I the said Richard Peare to this last will and testament have set my hand and seal this seventeeth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fforty eight.
Signed, sealed, published, pronounced & declared by the testator in the presence of us, Joseph Robertson, George Lockier
Richard Peare

Richard
              Peare signature




Richard and Mary had the following children:


1. John, christened 9 December 1701 in Crudwell.


*2. Richard, christened 22 October 1703 in Crudwell; married Elizabeth; buried 15 December 1786 in Long Newnton.

Richard
                Peere baptism

 Baptism record for Richard Peere in Crudwell: "Oct: 22. Richard son of Richard & Mary Peere"


3. Mary, christened 27 December 1705 in Crudwell.


4. Susanna, christened 18 October 1707 in Crudwell.


5. William, christened 28 October 1711 in Crudwell.


6. Thomas, christened 14 March 1713 in Crudwell.


7. Thomas, christened 12 April 1716 in Crudwell.


8. Robert, christened 21 21 August 1718 in Crudwell.


9. Elizabeth, christened 14 June 1721 in Crudwell.


10. Joseph, christened 14 March 1723 in Crudwell.



SOURCES: Crudwell parish register; Long Newnton parish register; www.ancestry.co.uk; will of Richard Peare, 1749.



FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM AND SUSANNAH PEARE



William Peare was born in about 1650 of Cricklade, the son of William Peare. He married Susannah.


William died and was buried 24 January 1691 in Cricklade. Susannah died and was buried 28 October 1709 in Cricklade.


William and Susannah had the following children:


1. Thomas


2. William, christened 22 November 1676 in Cricklade; buried 4 January 1761 in Cricklade.


*3. Richard, christened 31 October 1678 in Cricklade; married Mary Partridge 24 December 1700 in Crudwell; occupation: blacksmith; buried 1 April 1749 in Crudwell.


4. Anne, christened 12 April 1685 in Cricklade; buried 19 April 1694 in Cricklade.


5. Ellen, christened 9 February 1687/8 in Cricklade.



SOURCES: Crudwell parish register; Cricklade Bishop's Transcripts on www.findmypast.co.uk; www.myheritage.com.




Earlier Peares in Crudwell and Cricklade were:

  • Richard Peare was buried 15 June 1673 in Cricklade.
  • Mary Peere, daughter of William Peere was christened 29 July 1632 in Cricklade.
  • Willmus Peere, the son of Henrici Peere was buried 4 May 1635 in Crudwell.
  • Richardus Peare was buried 20 September 1610 in Crudwell.
  • Thomas Peare married Elizabeth Hush 5 April 1602 in St. Sampsons, Cricklade; had one child; died 1603. Thomas had two brothers, Richard Peare and William Peare.

SOURCES: Wiltshire Baptism Index; Wiltshire Burial Index on www.findmypast.co.uk; www.myheritage.com.