This is alomost certianly not a complete list of the Jowett wills in Derbyshire, maybe not even for the parish of Wilne. It does cover that parish for the period 1743 - 1837.
|Given name (s)||Surname variant||Of||Notes|
|17430423||Thomas||Jowett||Wilne||Sons = John, Thomas and Robert|
|17870619||Edward||Jowett||Breaston||Will dated 16 Jun 1787. Yeoman. Wife = Mary, 2 daughters = Martha Bonsall and Mary Burrows.|
|17940718||Robert||Jowett||Draycott||Will dated 6 Oct 1787. Daughter = Mary Painter, wife of William Painter of Litthrow (?), butcher. Son = Robert, executor. Witnessed by Thomas Jowett. (Question - why no mention of Robert's other surviving son John?)|
|18090228||John||Jowett||Draycott||Will dated 26 Jun 1808. Estate in Draycott in the hands of Mr Robert Jowett. Wife = Sarah. Children not specified by name.|
|18090403||Robert||Jowett||Draycott||Will dated 24 Jan 1809. Wife = Ann, sons = Thomas and Robert, grandsons = John Cleaton (minor) and Thomas Parkinson (minor)|
|18161116||Thomas||Jowett||Wilne||Will dated 9 Dec 1804.
Wife = Mary; Nephew = Christopher Jowett of Colwich, Notts; Niece = Elizabeth Glover of the Pollocks, Derbys; Sister = Elizabeth, wife of William Soar of Amberstone, Derbys, farmer; Sister = Ann Jowett, wife of Robert Jowett of Draycott (and her children); Sister = Judith Cheator of Draycott, widow and her son, his nephew John Cheator.
Executor = Christopher Jowett of Limpsfield, Surrey, farmer, gentleman.
|18260425||Ann||Jowett||Draycott||Will dated 17 Mar 1825. Widow. Sons = Robert and Thomas Jowett; Grandchildren = Mary Ann Jowett and Thomas Parkinson, late of Draycott, gent. Ann was bequeathed £1000 by the late Thomas Jowett of Draycott.|
|18290518||William||Jowett||Breaston||Will dated 27 Sep 1828. Farmer of Breaston. Grandchildren = Ann Harty, wife of Silas Harty; Elizabeth Shardlow wife of William Shardlow; Enoch Jowett|
|18371014||Mary||Jowett||Wilne||Will dated 3 Dec 1832.
Sister = Sarah Daykin of Hemington, Leics, widow; Brothers = Edward Briggs of Castle Donington and Robert Briggs of Thurlston, farmer; Neices = Mary wife of William Shaw of Derby and Mary wife of John Briggs of Kings Newton, farmer.
Legacies to: Mary wife of George Cumberland of Nottingham; Robert Clarke of illoughby in the Wolds, farmer; Ann wife of Edward Wells of South???, Northants; John Clarke of Castle Donington, Grocer; Thomas Clarke of Willoughby in the Wolds, brother of above Robert Clarke; William Clarke, cordwainer of Castle Donington; Elizabeth and Sophia Clarke, spinsters of Castle Donington; Joseph Clarke of Derby, apprentice mercer/draper; John Bennet of Nottingham, baker and his daughter Sarah.
|19 April 1999|
Copyright S D Jowitt