Children of James and Mary Pollard

01. Rebecca Pollard

1747-07-26 b. Ifield, Sussex William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard', Ms book now at West Sussex RO; TNA: PRO RG 6/424, /1258
  of The Maze, Southwark, Surrey PRO RG 6/424
1783-05-11 witnessed birth of niece Mary Benson RG 6/665, /971
1819-12-25 d. Horsleydown MM William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard'; RG 6/424
1820-01-02 of Red Cross Street, St Saviour's, Southwark; bur. Long Lane[, Bermondsey, London] RG 6/424


02. Mary Pollard

5 Feb 1748/9 b. Horsham, Sussex TNA: PRO RG 6/1258; William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard', Ms book now at West Sussex RO; National Burial Index
1782-07-12 of Wandsworth, Surrey; m. William Benson (cal 1750 – 1827, shopkeeper of St Leonards, Shoreditch, London, s. of William and Mary Benson), at Wandsworth Friends' meeting house TNA: PRO RG 6/428, 515, /1613; William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard'
Child: Mary (1783–1820) William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard'; National Burial Index
1783 of St Leonards, Shoreditch PRO RG 6/665, /971
1817-03-26 of Croydon, Surrey; d. RG 6/428, /957; William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard'; National Burial Index
1817-04-02 bur. Croydon RG 6/428, /957


03. Hannah Pollard

1752-04-28 b. Horsham, Sussex TNA: PRO RG 6/1258
1820-12-01 of Horsham; made her will; left £10 to each of her brothers and her surviving sister; left her wearing apparel to her nieces Martha and Mary Ann Pollard; £200 to each of the sons and daughters of her brother Joseph, and £200 apiece to her nephews George and Joseph Cranstone, £200 to her niece Sarah Cranstone; and £200 to be divided between all the children of her late niece Mary Adcock; £100 apiece to her nephews Samuel and Andrew Pollard; to her nephew James Pollard "all that my messuage or tenement and hereditaments with the appurt situate in the West Street Horsham now in the his occupation with all the Fixtures therein To hold to my said Nephew James Pollard his heirs and assigns for ever; to her executors "all those my Messuages Gardens and heredits with the appurtenances situate at Broadbridge heath near Horsham To hold to them and their heirs In Trust to sell and dispose thereof and all my estate therein by public or private sale contract as they may think proper for the best price or prices in money which can be gotten for the same", the proceeds to form part of her residuary estate; all remainder to her nephews Thomas, William, Theophilus, John, Joseph, Frederick and Josiah Pollard, and her nieces Martha and Mary Ann Pollard; executors her brother Samuel and nephew James Pollard will, PRO PROB 11/1646
1821-04-16 of Horsham; d. Horsham, Ifield & Dorking MM PRO RG 6/715
1821-04-22 bur. Horsham fbg RG 6/715, /1135; Find a Grave
1821-07-13 will proved in the PCC at London, by Samuel Pollard and James Pollard will


04. Joseph Pollard

1754-04-24 b. Horsham, Sussex TNA: PRO RG 6/1258
1785-01-06 slop seller of Hertford; m. Sarah Cumine (cal 1756–1813, of Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, daughter of James Cumine, cabinet maker), at Peters Court Friends' meeting house, Westminster PRO RG 6/74, /514, /965; Edward H. Milligan (2007) Biographical Dictionary of British Quakers in Commerce and Industry 1775–1920. York: Sessions Book Trust
Children: Joseph (1785–1825), Ann (1787–1864), James (1791–1844), William (1794–1871) RG 6/114, /127, /919; William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard', Ms book now at West Sussex RO; Annual Monitor; Milligan (2007)
  draper of Hertford Milligan (2007)
1826-03-23 shopkeeper of Hertford; made his will, appointing his son William and son-in-law Richard Sterry trustees and executors; left daughter Ann Sterry "the house now occupied by Thos D. Boden", his son James "the house now occupied by Henry Thorne", his son William a moiety of "the house I now live in with the rooms and loft adjoining"; his freehold shops at the Folly were to be sold and the proceeds split equally between his three surviving children; each of the sons of his deceased son Joseph to have £500 on reaching 21; £100 to his daughter-in-law Maria; £100 to each of his brothers James and Samuel and to his sister Sarah Cranstone; other small bequests PRO PROB 11/1875 copy will
1835-05-21 of Hertford; listed among the creditors of Roger Pocklington and William Dickinson, bankrupts, as eligible for a dividend which hadn't yet been claimed Morning Post, 1835-05-23
1836-11-27 d. at Hertford, aged 83; "a member of the Society of Friends; an old and very much respected inhabitant of the town" PRO RG 6/26, /102; Annual Monitor; Hertford Mercury and Reformer; 1836-11-29
"On the 27th instant, Joseph Pollard, draper, Hertford, aged 83, one of the Society of Friends." The Evening Chronicle, 1836-11-30
1836-12-04 of Hertford; buried there PRO RG 6/26, /102; Annual Monitor
1837-03-13 will proved in the PCC at London PROB 11/1875 copy will


05. James Pollard

1756-07-29 b. Horsham, Sussex TNA: PRO RG 6/1258
1791 of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire Pollard archives now at West Sussex RO
1827-01-20 gentleman, of Hemel Hempstead; made will; executors his nephews Joseph Cranstone and William Pollard; a number of small bequests; directed the sale of "all my messuages lands tenements and real estate situated within the said Parish of Hemel Hempstead and all other my messuages cottages lands or tenements or hereditaments whether freehold or copyhold whatsoever and wheresoever", the proceeds to form part of the residue of his estate, which was to be divided equally between his brothers Joseph & Samuel Pollard and his sister Sarah Cranstone PRO PROB 11/1805 copy will
1832-08-29 of Hemel Hempstead; d. aged 76 PRO RG 6/102; William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard', Ms book now at West Sussex RO; 1834 Annual Monitor
1832-09-05 bur. Hemel Hempstead RG 6/102
1832-09-24 will proved in the PCC at London PROB 11/1805 copy will


06. Samuel Pollard


07. Martha Pollard

1762-08-14 b. Horsham, Sussex TNA: PRO RG 6/1258
1790-06-23 of Hempstead, Hertfordshire; d. St Albans MM, aged 28 PRO RG 6/73, /118, /920
1790-06-25 bur. Hempstead Friends' burying-ground


08. Sarah Pollard

1764-07-28 b. Horsham, Sussex TNA: PRO RG 6/1258
1781-12-24 m. Joseph Cranstone (1747–1811, miller of Horsham), at Horsham PRO RG 6/143, /834; HemelToday, accessed 2010-05-03
Children: George (1783–1854), Sarah (1786–1861), James (1788–1865), Joseph (1794–1878) Annual Monitor; William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard', Ms book now at West Sussex RO; Edward H. Milligan (2007) Biographical Dictionary of British Quakers in Commerce and Industry 1775–1920. York: Sessions Book Trust
  of Stockwell, Surrey source misplaced—possibly Pollard archive now at West Sussex RO
  with her family, came to Hemel Hempstead from Surrey—in debt, but not bankrupt; probably assisted by local Friends in setting up their new business HemelToday
1841 independent, living with her daughter in Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire PRO HO 107/411/6 f24 p10
1843 tenant of a house in Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, one of four on plot 989 owned by Joseph Cranstone, a local industrialist (presumably her son) Hertfordshire Genealogy, accessed 2010-05-03
  widow, of Hemel Hempstead; made will; appointed sons George and Joseph as executors; left "all that my customary or copyhold messuage or tenement and premises with the appurtenances situate at Hemel Hempstead", currently occupied by John Smith a Brazier to her son Joseph; left to her executors "all and every my freehold messuages cottages or tenements lands hereditaments and premises with the appurtenances situate at Fulmer in the County of Buckingham now on lease to William Baverham" on trust, to sell and include the proceeds in her personal estate; £200 pounds to be invested to support her son James for his life, or in the event of his death £100 to grandson Alfred Bennett Cranstone, and £50 each to granddaughters Eliza and Ann Cranstone; £700 to son George Cranstone; £700 to daughter Sarah Cranstone, with wearing apparel and some furniture (specified); residue to be divided equally between George, Joseph, and Sarah PRO PROB 11/2030 copy will
1845-10-04 made codicil, adjusting bequest given that granddaughter Ann Maria had since died PROB 11/2030 copy will
1845-12-25 d. Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, of decay Annual Monitor; William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard'; source misplaced—possibly Pollard archive now at West Sussex RO
1846-02-11 will proved in the PCC at London PROB 11/2030 copy will


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