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Richard Verrall
(Abt 1681-1737)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Sarah Mores

Richard Verrall

  • Born: Abt 1681, Lewes, East Sussex 3
  • Marriage: Sarah Mores on 13 Nov 1707 in St Thomas In The Cliffe, Lewes, East Sussex 1 2
  • Died: 9 May 1737, Lewes, East Sussex about age 56 1 3
  • Buried: 12 May 1737, St Michael, Lewes, East Sussex 1 3 4 5
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bullet  General Notes:

! (1) St. Michael's Church, Lewes, Sussex, England. Parish registers, 1522-1881, p.11. FHL #1,067,236, Item 8.
(2) "The Verrall Family of Lewes," by Perceval Lucas, "Sussex Archeological collections and Sussex notes and queries general index" (Sussex Archaeological Society) Vol. 58 (1936), p.99. FHL 942.25 B2ac.

! Marriage to Sarah __: (1,2) Sarah.
Burial: (1) 12 May 1737, St. Michael's Church, Lewes, Sussex, England.

(2) Proprietor of the "White Hart."

Richard Verrall's parentage is uncertain, as there are four Richard Verrall's
in the Lewes general area, at the same time. Richard (1), was baptised at
Hamsey, 1676, son of Thomas Verrall (Bapt. 1641), son of Edward Verrall, of
Hamsey, yeoman, died 1663. Richard (2), was baptised at St. John's, 1667, son
of Richard Verrall, of Barley Banks (bapt. 1640), son of Richard V., who
married, at Malling, 1640, Elizabeth Pockney. Richard (3), administered the
will of his father, Richard, of Plumpton, 1693. Richard (4), son of Katherine
V., of St. Michael's, Lewes, widow, by whose will, proved 1686, he inherited
land at Forest Row.
Richard Verrall is frequently mentioned in the Pelham
Correspondence, as "Dick", and as the caterer for election entertainments. He
served as Constable of Lewes in 1717, 1730, and 1735. Sarah, his widow, was
the administrator of his goods, which at his death were valued at 1,510
pounds, 12 shillings, and 8 dimes.

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bullet  Birth Notes:

Richard Verrall's parentage is uncertain, as there are four Richard Verrall's
in the Lewes general area, at the same time. Richard (1), was baptised at
Hamsey, 1676, son of Thomas Verrall (Bapt. 1641), son of Edward Verrall, of
Hamsey, yeoman, died 1663. Richard (2), was baptised at St. John's, 1667, son
of Richard Verrall, of Barley Banks (bapt. 1640), son of Richard V., who
married, at Malling, 1640, Elizabeth Pockney. Richard (3), administered the
will of his father, Richard, of Plumpton, 1693. Richard (4), son of Katherine
V., of St. Michael's, Lewes, widow, by whose will, proved 1686, he inherited
land at Forest Row. Richard Verrall is frequently mentioned in the Pelham
Correspondence, as "Dick", and as the caterer for election entertainments. He
served as Constable of Lewes in 1717, 1730, and 1735. Sarah, his widow, was
the administrator of his goods, which at his death were valued at 1,510
pounds, 12 shillings, and 8 pence.

bullet  Burial Notes:

Repository:
Name: Family History Library
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

Title: England, Sussex, Lewes, St. Michael - Parish registers, 1522-1881
Author: Church of England. St. Michael's Church (Lewes)
Publication: Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984
Page: #1067236 Item 8
Text: 1737
May the 12th
Buried Richard Verrall Sen.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Master Of White Hart Inn, Lewes, Sussex. Master of the White Hart Inn, Lewes, Sussex. He is frequently mentioned in the Pelham Correspondence and accounts as 'Dick' VERRALL or VERRAL, and caterer for election entertainments and similar functions at Lewes and Bishopstone. He served as Constable of Lewes in 1717, 1730 and 1735. Administration of his goods upon death was granted to his widow Sarah, the value beings worn at 1510 12s 8d.On the 4.10.1733 he wrote to the Duke of Newcastle to procure his son Richard a post of the then vacant Messenger of the House of Commons, but he set him up in a coffee house instead, but the son died before he could do this, so his other son Henry took over.


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Richard married Sarah Mores on 13 Nov 1707 in St Thomas In The Cliffe, Lewes, East Sussex.1 2 (Sarah Mores was born in 1684 in St Thomas In The Cliffe, Lewes, East Sussex 1 and was buried on 29 Nov 1758 in St Michael, Lewes, East Sussex 1 7.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Richard Verall & Sarah Morres BOTP

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Sources


1 www.familysearch.org.

2 Sussex Family History Group.

3 Ancestry.co.uk.

4 Sussex Family History Group, Burial Database.

5 National Burial Index.

6 Ancestry.co.uk, from World Tree Project.

7 East Sussex Records Office, from parish register.


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