Richard Oliver1

#16614, (1766 - 1831)
FatherWilliam Oliver1 (s 1730 - c 1797)
MotherAnn Wilson1 (s 1730 - 1766)
RelationshipSon of William Oliver
ChartsWilliam Oliver (born ~1730) & Ann Wilson - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart
Ancestors of Sarah Oliver (my line)
Ancestors of John Andrew Linton (John's line)
Ancestors of Robert McClive Linton (Lois' line)

Children of Richard Oliver and Sarah Mogridge

Life Events

BaptismRichard Oliver was baptized on 3 Oct 1766 in Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon. His mother Ann was buried on the same day that he was baptised.1 
MarriageHe married Sarah Mogridge, daughter of Philip Mogridge and Ann Mogridge, on 11 Apr 1792 in Cheriton Fitzpaine.
Witness: John Rattenbury.1 
(Witness) Marriage Richard Oliver witnessed the marriage of John Rattenbury and his sister-in-law Mary Mogridge on 15 Aug 1794 in Cheriton Fitzpaine.1 
(Executor & Heir) WillRichard Oliver and his brother John were named executors and heirs in the will of their father William Oliver dated 22 Dec 1796. The two brothers were to inherit all their father's estate of land and fee simple in the town of Cheriton Fitzpaine called Pynes, as well as the residue of the estate after a couple of minor bequests. Richard was also bequeathed £70.2 
(Admon) ProbateRichard and John were granted administration of William Oliver's estate on 26 Jan 1798 in Archdeaconry Court of Exeter.2 
(Witness) Marriage Richard Oliver witnessed the marriage of George Sharland and his sister-in-law Charity Mogridge on 29 Oct 1801 in Cheriton Fitzpaine.1 
WillRichard Oliver wrote a will dated 2 Oct 1831. The following is an abstract.
Last Will and Testament of Richard Oliver of Cheriton Fitzpaine, yeoman

To sons William and Edward two dwelling houses now building in the Village of Cheriton Fitzpaine on the north side of his present house, including the timber lying in the orchard to complete the building, all in his estate called Pynes

To sons William and Edward £20 each out of the surplus of Pynes when sold

Edward shall have first choice when the two houses are completed

To son William the dairy and chamber over it situated on the left hand side of the passage leading in from the village together with part of the garden on the eastern side of the wall south from the gate leading in from the same, after the death of Richard’s wife Sarah. If William should die without issue before Sarah, then it is to be split among all his children as tenants in common.

To son Richard and daughter Sarah as tenants in common his dwelling house now in the occupation of Elizabeth Prior together with the part of the garden thereto now in the occupation of William Cruwys on the west side of the gutter, all part of Pynes.

To son Thomas his dwelling house and garden which extends to the hedge on the south side, from the [---] on the north side adjoining the village now in the occupation of William Cruwys. Apponted son in law William Pasmore of Cadeleigh and brother in law John Rattenbury of Witheridge to let Thomas’ house and to hold the proceeds in trust for him until he reached the age of twenty-one.

To son John and daughter Mary his dwelling house and premises called Ring of Bells in Cheriton Fitzpaine and now in their possession, during Richard’s present holding. Also to John and Mary any goods or chattels of his that they have at his decease.

To daughter Ann Pasmore £5

To grandson James Pasmore one large silver spoon

To granddaughter Martha Pasmore one large silver spoon

To granddaughter Mary Ann Pasmore one large silver spoon

Residue of estate to wife Sarah

Appoints wife Sarah sole executrix

Signed with the mark of Richard Oliver, 2 October 1831

Witnesses: Humphry Berry?, John Davis, and Wm Oliver.3
 
DeathRichard died on 18 Dec 1831, according to probate documents.3 
BurialHe was buried on 17 Dec 1831 in Cheriton Fitzpaine. [Obviously either the date in the burial register or the date of death in the probate administration is incorrect]4 
ProbateHis estate was proved on 14 May 1832 in Archdeaconry Court of Exeter. Administration was granted to his wife Sarah, sole executrix named in his will. The estate was valued at under £100.3 
Last Edited6 Oct 2014

Citations

  1. Microfilm of the Parish Register of Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon, 1610-1835 (Family History Library, 0916835).
  2. Will and Administration of William Oliver of Cheriton Fitzpaine, 22 December 1796, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Exeter, 26 January 1798. Information from Typescript of Devonshire wills, 1600-1800, which were taken from the abstract manuscripts made by Olive M Moger at the Exeter Probate Registry, prior to the destruction of the originals during the war. FHL film #0916875.
  3. Will and Administration of Richard Oliver of Cheriton Fitzpaine, 2 October 1831, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Exeter, 14 May1832 (Family History Library, film #1278965).
  4. Microfilm of the Parish Register of Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon, 1610-1835 (Family History Library, 0916835) "Burial of Richard Oliver, age 67."