Schaw Grosett

???? - 1820


Will of Schaw Grosett of Clifton Bristol proved 20/05/1820. In the will he left his property in trust to pay his daughter Hannah Spencer Grosett an annuity of £600 p.a. and give her use of his freehold house in Harley Place Clifton for life. He had a balance, since diminished, of over £12,000 with the Protheroes of Bristol. He left his half-share of the Petersfield and Spring Garden estates in Jamaica to his son John Rock Grosett, subject to the mortgage for £80,427 7s 9d held by Henry Shirley over the whole of the two estates. He explained that the estates had been settled (after Hannah Rock's death) on him and his wife Mary Rock, and on Hannah Spencer Rock and her husband Edward Shirley by the women's mother Hannah Rock then married to Henry Shirley, on the respective marriages of the two couples in 1783.


PROB 11/1629/289.

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Associated Estates (4)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - → Joint owner
1810 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner
1799 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Notes →
Schaw Grosett and Edward Shirley had married sisters, Mary and Hannah Spencer...

Addresses (1)

Harley Place, Clifton, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England