Grist, William

Birth Name Grist, William
Gender male

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Baptism 19 April 1676 Lacock, Wiltshire, England   1a 2a
Residence 1699 Ly Tything, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England   1b
Occupation 1699   Baker 1b
Residence from 1702 to 1705 Woolly, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England   1c 1d
Occupation 1716 Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England Baker and Grocer  
Will 1716   Will of John Grist  
Event Note

will of John Grist of Lacock, baker - binds William Grist of the parish of Bradford, baker & grocery ; names executrix as wife Grace ; says shall be administered by the said William Grist.
will - 09.01.1720 - Grace, widow of John, Lacock.

Event Note

1. The document has been transcribed copying original spelling, use of Capital Letters and punctuation

2. Unreadable words substituted by **** ; doubtful words shown here in italics

Transcription (from handwriting that is very difficult to read)

Revocation of Letters of Administration (made 7th April 1716 )

To all Xpian **** to whom these *** may found or concern I William Grist of the parish of Bradford in the county of Wilts Baker and Grosery Whereas John Grist of Lacock in the said County of Wilts Baker did in and by his Last Will and Testament bearing Date the One and Twentyeth Day of August One Thousand Seven Hundred and fourteen Constitute and Appoint Grace Grist his wife whole and Sole Executrix of his said Will apparent And Whereas the said Grace Grist did impower me the said William Grist to Administer to the said Will in the Room and place of her the said Grace Grist upon which administrationary Granted to me the said William Grist with the said Willthereunto annexed later the fourth day of March last **** Now know yet that I the said William Grist at the special instance 888 and requst of the said Grace Grist and for diverse other good causes and valuable considerations made thereunto especially moveing I the said William Grist Have plenly recast Revoked and made void and by these **** ***** in my Exors and Adm sommoned Revoke and make void the said Letters of Administration tome Grants and do hereby Authorise and Impower the said Grace Grist to prove the said Will of the said John Grist in the same and like manner of the might have done in the case the said Letters of Administration had not been granted to me and I do hereby Convent and promise to andvise the said Grace Grist that I have not Acted or done written with *** or done anything by armful of the said Letters of Administration whereby the said Grace Grist may by proveing the said Will found by any Loss or Damage by me anyway providing Discharging by Imploying any of the Efforts of the said John Grist or otherwise howsoever In witness and proof I have here unto left my hand and seale the seventh day of April in the second year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God King of Great Britain

Anno Juj 1716

Sealed and delivered in the house of John Olive [signature] [signature] William Grist

Occupation 11 August 1723 Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England Baker  
Event Note

William took on Mary Eyles as apprentice pastry cook.

Will 14 December 1732 Bradford Leigh, Wiltshire, England    
Event Note

Will of William Grist. widow Anne sole executrix ; mentions Charles (land & horses), John, William & James ; Sarah, Grace, Ann ‘& son Edward’. [nb Edward was married when the will was written]

Burial 12 March 1733 Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Grist, John8 May 165119 January 1715
Mother Rogers, Graceabout 165110 January 1719
    Brother     Grist, Edward 20 February 1673
         Grist, William 19 April 1676 12 March 1733
    Sister     Grist, Sarah 26 December 1677
    Sister     Grist, Grace 8 November 1679
    Brother     Grist, John 4 December 1680

Families

Family of Grist, William and Grist, Anne

Married Wife Grist, Anne ( * 1 October 1671 + before 29 November 1735 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 28 January 1696 Lacock, Wiltshire, England Marriage of Grist, William and Grist, Ann 3a
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Grist, Grace
Grist, John
Grist, William
Grist, Sarah
Grist, Edward
Grist, George
Grist, James
Grist, Anne1698
Grist, George8 November 1705estimated before November 1707
Grist, Charles27 November 171119 December 1775

Family Map

Family Map

Source References

  1. Wiltshire Family History Society: Wiltshire Baptisms, 1530-1917
      • Date: 19 April 1676
      • Page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=prs%2fwilt%2fbaps%2fbh%2f0007673
      • Date: 3 March 1699
      • Page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fwiltsfhs10%2fbap%2f16484
      • Date: 26 February 1702
      • Page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fwiltsfhs10%2fbap%2f16875
      • Date: 8 November 1705
      • Page: search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fwiltsfhs10%2fbap%2f17408
  2. England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
      • Date: 19 April 1676
      • Page: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NDBX-4JN reference item 9; FHL microfilm 1,279,307.
  3. Wiltshire marriages index 1538-1933
      • Date: 28 January 1696
      • Page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=prs%2fwilt%2fmars%2fbh%2f0001941%2f2