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Name Index

to

The Book of Bideford

by

Alison Grant and Peter Christie

Barracuda Books Limited, Buckingham (1987)

ISBN: 0 86023 284 0

prepared by

Dick Glover <dick.glover[at]virgin[dot]net>

Aceland, Humphrey, 64
Andrew, John: son of William Andrew, 22
Andrew, Sybil, 22; merchant's widow, Elizabethan times, 64
Andrew, William: trader with La Rochelle, died 1575, 22
Andrew, William (jr): son of William Andrew, 23
Arnold, Ian: provider of help, 9
Bale, John: master of barque Civility 1850, 42
Barfoot, Cyril: provider of photographs, 9
Bartlett, John: son of William Bartlett, another puritan, 97
Bartlett, Stephen: bidder in auction for turnpike rent 1819, 60
Bartlett, William: puritan appointed 'lecturer' at St Mary's 1641, 97
Beal, Mr: paid by Peter Glubb for a quarter's shaving, 63
Beale, Thomas: master potter and mayor 1658, 28
Bedford, Christopher: paid by Peter Glubb for curing his child, 63
Beer, Joseph: transported 1842, 89
Besley, H: illustrator 1860, 42
Biggs, James: actor and manager of theatre, 78
Blackmore, Jackett: authorised midwife, 1699, 64
Blackmore, MW: ship builder 1933-, 40
Blackwell, Charles: Waterloo House Academy master 1839, 105
Boorges, John: collier, at Clume works, died 1655, 28
Bouncer, Mrs: Box keeper at theatre 1857, 83
Bourne, Michael: of Chestertown, Maryland, provider of photographs, 9
Bowden, John: puritan preacher after 1689, 97
Brassey, Thomas: contractor on Bideford railway extension 1855, 54
Bronescombe, the Bishop: dedicated St Mary's in 1259, 16
Brook, William: ship builder at Cross Park, East the Water in succession to William Taylor, 39
Brooks, William: ship builder 1830, 42
Buck, George: owner of house in Buttgarden Street ~1700, 34; transported convicts to America, 89; Virginian merchant ~1720, mayor 6 times, died 1743, 29
Buck, Hartwell, 28
Buck, John: brother of George (also son called John, died 1745), 29; Chestertown, Maryland and Bideford 1735, 34; merchant, 33; transported convicts to America, 89
Buck, Lewis, 98
Burnard, Martha: ship owner after husband's death in 1824, 64
Burnard, Thomas: merchant, died 1823, 38; timber merchant and ship owner, acquired George Crocker's yard 1808, 37
Burton, Mary: Thomas Burton's daughter 1904-49, 79
Burton, Thomas: art gallery founder, 79
Cadd, Alice: owner of land at Caddsdown early C15th, 64
Cane, Tom: paid by Peter Glubb for dressing a skin, 63
Chanter, Thomas Burnard: 1859, 39; nephew of Thomas Burnard, went to Prince Edward Island 1818, came back 1830, 38
Chapman, Richard: ship builder at Bank End, 1810, 37
Chapple, John: died in horse omnibus accident 1847, 50
Christie, Peter: provider of photographs, 9
Cleaver, Dick: provider of help, 9
Clibbett, William jr: built steamship at Appledore 1834, 53
Cole, John: paid by Peter Glubb for shoes for daughter Blanch, 63
Cole, Richard: saddler paid by Peter Glubb, 63
Coop, Hubert: donor of paintings to the gallery, 79
Cosseratt, Abraham: Huguenot merchant 1729, 101
Cox, George: ship builder at Bank End ~1850, 39
Crang, Matthew: transported in 1736, 89
Crocker, George: ship builder 1807, 37; ship builder, Strand to 1840, 39
Crocker, William: ship builder, Strand after 1840, son of George, 39
Curtice, Samuel: mason employed in building Bridgeland Street, 63
Dare, Virginia: granddaughter of John White, 1588, 22
Davie, John: merchant 1680s, 28
Davis, Owen: scenery painter at theatre 1857, 83
de Granville, Richard: lord of the manor, C12th, 15
de St Michel, Elisabeth: daughter of Sieur de St Michel, married Samuel Pepys, 97
de St Michel, Sieur: Huguenot non-conformist, 97
Doidge, Miss E: actress at theatre 1857, 83
Doidge, Miss S: actress at theatre 1857, 83
Donn, Abraham: mathematician son of George Donn, 104
Donn, Benjamin: Bideford's cartographer C18th, 35; cartographer, son of George Donn, taught at his school, 106; illustrator, 1751, 19; mathematician son of George Donn, 104
Donn, George: Benjamin's father, 35; ran private school in C18th, 103
Dorman, J: bough coach service from Garrett's widow, 1804, 51
Drake, Sir Francis, 23; yet another Elizabethan privateer, 22
Eaton, Nicholas: rector after 1646, 97
Edwards, Susanna: Bideford witch tried 1682, 88
Ellis, William: master shipwright sent to Prince Edward Island 1818 by Burnard, 38
Evans, John: ship builder at Bank End ~1850, 39
Farthing, James: master of barque Secret 1850, 42
Ferguson, Peter: provider of photographs, 9
Finney, James: goldsmith early C18th, 64
Finney, Mr: paid by Peter Glubb for a spoon, 63
Fontaine, John: Huguenot, 1715, 29; merchant 1720s, 30
Fowler, Walter: provider of help, 9
Friendship, Mary: died in horse omnibus accident 1847, 50
Fulford, William: diary of emigration voyage 1848, 42; lay Methodist preacher who emigrated April 1848, wrote diary, 38
Fursdon, W: carrier running wagon from N Devon to Plymouth, 55
Garrett, Mr: coach service operator 1790s, 51
Gascoyne, Nathaniel: surveyor who planned Bridgeland Street, 63
Giffard, Arthur: vicar at end of civil war, ejected from parish, 97
Gifford, Mr: 1666, 78
Gillard, Mr EK: actor at theatre 1857, 83
Glubb, Blanch, 63
Glubb, Peter, 63, 64, 77, 78, 104; attorney, 29; merchant 1720s, 30
Gould, Fredrick: photographer, 70
Gould, Richard: architect of Bideford Commercial Bank, 72
Grenville, Lady Mary, 77
Grenville, Richard: lord of the manor, C13th, 15
Grenville, Sir Bevil, 75; royalist in Civil War, died at Battle of Lansdowne in 1643, 87
Grenville, Sir Richard, 22, 23, 27, 77; 1541-1591, 24; Elizabethan privateer, born ~1542, 21; originally royalist, turned to Parliamentarian in 1643, rejoined king in 1644, 87
Grenville, Sir Thomas: (or Granfyld) died 1513, 19; died 1513, 16
Grenville, Theobald: mid C14th, 17
Griffey, Betty: died in horse omnibus accident 1847, 50
Gurnard, Richard: priest and possible founder of Bideford Long Bridge, probably before 1257, 17
Handford, John: chemist 1825, 78
Hansen, Sven: steam ship builder 1920, 40
Harris, Tom: paid by Peter Glubb for looking after his horse, 63
Havemeyer, Christian, 9
Heard, Emma: wife of Richard, 38
Heard, George: brother to William, both sons of Richard, went bankrupt 1866, 39; cooper, built lime-kilns, 29
Heard, Richard: owner of barque Inspector, 1857, retired 1859, 39; ship owner 1850, 42; ship owner 1850, ships carried emigrants to America, 38
Heard, William: Prince Edward Island 1860, 39
Heiman, Abraham: merchant 1680s, 28
Hewitt, Mark: provider of photographs, 9
Heywood, William Hamlyn: surgeon 1768, 80
Hill, John: 1659, 89
Hole, Sampson: paid by Peter Glubb for wig, 63
Hooper, John, 19; burgess, 17; inheritance 1420, died 1420, 15; merchant in C15th, 14
Hooper, Matilda: wife of John Hooper, committed suicide before 1421, 16
Hooper, Walter: inherited ship Grace de Dieu from John Hooper, 1420?, 16
Hooper, William: father of John Hooper, 1400, 16
Hopkins, Anthony: merchant 1680s, 28
Howard, the Lord Thomas: Elizabethan admiral, 23
Hughes, Barry: provider of help, 9
Huliot, Antoine, 28
Jeffrey, Simon: local sailor and royalist after Civil War, 1663, 87
Jewell, W: private in the First Devons, kia 1915, 57
Joce, W: lighting at theatre 1857, 83
Johnson, John: son of Robert, ship builder, East the Water 1860s, 39
Johnson, Robert: ship builder, East the Water 1847, 39
Kingsley, The Rev Charles: author 1819-1875, 24
La Palme, Marie: Huguenot elder 1729, 101
Lavington, Samuel: arrived Bideford 1753, 97
le Hopere, John: burgess, 1332, 15
Lee, Martha: reputed witch, died 1853, aged 105, 88
Leland, John, 21; antiquary writing 1534-1544, 17
Lloyd, Temperance: one of the three reputed Bideford witches, tried 1682, 87
Luxon, George: master of Fellowship 1629, 27
Lynch, William (or Lynex): brick maker employed in building Bridgeland Street, 63
Major, Miss D: actress at theatre 1857, 83
McNamara, Captain John: Steam Packet Office 1835, 53
Meade, Helen: provider of help, 9
Myers, Mark: provider of photographs, 9
Neale, WR: engineer on Bideford railway extension 1855, 54
Norman, Ann: died in horse omnibus accident 1847, 50
Ogilby, Michael: appointed rector 1674, died 1699, 98
Page, Mrs: died in horse omnibus accident 1847, 50
Palmer, Elias: first Bideford policeman in 1836, 88
Parsons, William: licensed teacher at Grammar School 1625, 103
Passmore, Mr: wool foreman, died in horse omnibus accident 1847, 50
Passmore, William: provider of help, 9; provider of photographs, 9
Pepys, Samuel: married Elisabeth de St Michel, 97
Petherick, John: bidder in auction for turnpike rent 1819, 60
Phillips, Henry: potter C19th, 33
Phillips, John: potter 1775, 33
Pincombe, Patience: potter around 1735, 64
Power, Thomas: Irish merchant 1690, 28
Prance, Mary: pipemaker in 1703, 64
Pridham (family), 68
Pursley, George: carrier 1829, 51
Pyke, Thomas: paid by Peter Glubb for a gown, 63
Quivil, Peter: Bishop of Exeter 1280-1291, 17
Raleigh, Sir Walter: distant relative of Sir Richard Grenville, another Elizabethan privateer, 21
Redcliff, James: potter C19th, 33
Restarick, HM: ship builder, methodist 1879, 40; ship builder, temperance man, associated with seaman's Bethel 1877, 99
Robertes, Richard: teacher at Grammar School 1695, 103
Rogers, Inkerman: local historian, son of William Rogers, 92; watchmaker and self-taught historian, 79
Rogers, William: fought in Crimea, 92
Roman, M: Huguenot pastor 1729, 101; octogenarian Huguenot in 1730s, 97
Saunders, Robert: paid by Peter Glubb for curing horses, 63
Servante, Francois, 64
Servante, Henri, 64
Seugnet, Elizabeth: Huguenot elder 1729, 101
Shepherd, William: Plymouth wool manufacturer, 65
Sherman, Richard: will in 1646, 77
Shurt, Abraham: brother of George Shurt, 1629, 27
Shurt, Adam: town clerk, Pemaquid, Virginia, 1680s, 27
Shurt, George: descendent of William Andrew, merchant C17th, died 1658, 27
Slade, Pat: provider of help, 9; provider of photographs, 9
Smallridge, Captain Sally: ferry boat Appledore to Bideford 1873, 53
Smith, John: Irish merchant 1690, non-conformist, 28; merchant, died in debt 1706, 29
St Leger, Mary: married Sir Richard Grenville, 21
St Leger, Sir John: father in law to Sir Richard Grenville, 21
Stanbury, George: paid by Peter Glubb for a horse, 63
Stapleford, the Bishop: died 1327, 17
Strange, John, 87; merchant C17th, died 1646, 27
Stucley, Mistress Susannah: refounded Grammar School around 1700, 103
Tattershill, Edward: grocer and Steamship company manager 1894, 53
Taylor, DH: provider of photographs, 9
Taylor, William: ship builder at Cross Park, East the Water, 39; warship builder at Cross Park 1806-1815, 37
Touzein, Madeleine: Huguenot elder 1729, 101
Toye, Dr EJ: owner of Bideford's first motor car, 1902, 57
Trembles, Mary: Bideford witch tried 1682, 88
Tyeth, WS, Esq: estate at East the Water around Chudleigh 1830, 10
Vanstone, Andrew: provider of help, 9
Walhoppe, John: rector 1421, 16
Warkins, John: C18th historian, 87
Waters, Thomas: ship builder at Cross Park, East the Water, 39
Wesley, John: visited Bideford 1757, 98
White, EM: builder of Bideford Commercial Bank, 72; rebuilt St Mary's 1862-5, 98; stage manager at theatre 1857, 83
White, John: illustrator, 1588, 22
Whitfield, John: rector 1742, died 1783, 98
Wickham, James: provider of help, 9
Wickham, Miss P: actress at theatre 1857, 83
Wickham, Mr Jas: actor at theatre 1857, 83
Wickham, Thomas: bought iron ship Marquis of Lorne 1881, 53
Willis, Jane: transported 1841, 89
Wood, James: puritan preacher after 1689, 97
Wray, John: sentenced to treadmill in 1827, 89
Wren, Josias: ropemaker and shipowner 1780s, 30
Wren, Robert: master mariner, 1760s, 30; merchant 1720s, ropemaker, 30; merchant 1800-1810, 37
Wyot, Philip: diarist 1591, 23; town clerk of Barnstaple, 1586, 22
Yelland, Mr RE: actor at theatre 1857, 83
Yelland, Mr W: actor at theatre 1857, 83