William Lucy ( - 1804)
I am grateful to Ross Turle for some of the information on this page.
William may have been the son of John Lucy and Elizabeth.
William first married Agnes.
William and Agnes's child was
- Agnes Childrey Lucy, baptised 19th March 1786 at St Mary's Newington, Surrey.
He married secondly Mary late Blundell formerly Rutter.
Mary's children from her marriage to William Blundell were
- William Blundell,
- Henry Blundell, baptised 25th January 1789 at St Mary's Newington, Surrey. He (half-brother) was a witness to the marriage of John George Lucy to Lucy Eliza Collins in 1859.
William Lucy and Mary's children were
- John George Lucy, baptised 1st April 1792 at St Mary's Newington, Surrey.
- Mary Lucy
- Charles Lucy, He was in partnership with John George Lucy as a fishmonger at 17 and 99 Lower Thames Street, and 10 Darkhouse Lane, Billingsgate, London. On 1 July 1839 the partnership was dissolved.
- Edward Lucy, born about 1794/5 (age at death). He was of Stone, Staffs, in 1871. His death was registered in the March quarter 1875 in the Stone district. He was aged 80.
William died in 1804 and left a will dated 1 February 1804. He was of Blackman Street, St Mary Newington, a sadler and harness maker. His executrix was Mary Lucy his wife, and to her he left everything.
Probate was granted 8 October 1804 at the PCC in London, to Mary Lucy, widow, the sole executrix.
In 1808, in the Post Office Annual Directory at 4 and 106 Blackman Street is Lucy and Ma_in, Saddlers and Harness Makers.
Mary died in 1848. Her will was dated 24 March 1846. She was a widow late Blundell formerly Rutter, of Lower Thames Street, London. Her executors were Henry Blundell, John George Lucy and Charles Lucy. Her capital of £700 invested with the Bank of England and other estate was disposed of as follows:
- £200 to her son William Blundell
- £100 to her son Henry Blundell
- £100 to her son Charles Lucy
- £20 to her son John George Lucy for a mourning ring or other object
- £10 to her grandson John Corner
- £10 to her grandson Richard Corner
- £10 to her grandson Henry Corner
- £20 to her granddaughter Esther Corner
- £140 invested and released as a weekly sum (trustees' discretion) until exhausted and her wearing apparel to her daughter Mary Corner wife of Richard Corner
- £30 invested and released as a weekly sum of 10s until exhausted to her son Edward Lucy
- £10 invested and released as a weekly sum of 10s until exhausted to her daughter in law (i.e. step-daughter) Agnes Watts, wife of John Watts
- £50 and the residue of her estate equally to her sons, Henry Blundell, John George Lucy and Charles Lucy (who also was left her all her household effects, watches and jewellery).
Probate was granted 31 May 1848 at the PCC, London to Henry Blundell, John George Lucy and Charles Lucy.
Posted January 2008