Rev John Gilpin

Male 1770 - 1844  (~ 74 years)

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  • Name John Gilpin 
    Title Rev 
    Birth c. 1770 
    Gender Male 
    Note Bought Sedbury Hall from the descendants of Christopher Boynton, who originally built at. At the time he and Jemima occupied it the original Medieval building was still part of the Hall, but it was completely rebuilt after the Gilpin-Browns sold it. 
    Occupation Vicar of Stockton 
    Death 17 Feb 1844  Sedbury Hall, Yorks Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • WILL
      The Revd John Gilpin of Sedbury
      jewels and ... namely a sprig ornament for the head a Maltese Cross a pair of ear rings a Song Broach two pins and a pair of bracelets diamond clasps with Roman pearl all of which belonged to Dame Elizabeth Preston the late sister of my wife Jemima Gilpin to Richard Bethell of Rise...Esquire and William Sampson of York Place in the County of Middlesex Esquire upon trust
      [to be held according to the will of Elizabeth Preston - not clear whether they are to be sold]
      I bequeath the household furniture plate china linen glass books prints pictures wines and liquors fuel consumable provisions and other household ... belonging to me and all other in my personal estate and effects to my said wife Jemima Gilpin
      I devise that my manor of Sedbury ... and all my freehold messuages lands tenements tithes and hereditaments in Sedbury.. to my nephew William Gilpin of East Sheen .. Esq and Robert Rayson of Stockton in the county of Durham gentleman upon trust to sell the same together or in parcels...and out of the proceeds to [pay all debts and expenses and invest the remainder in stocks, funds securities, income to go to Jemima then after her death held in trust for his only surviving son George Gilpin]
      I devise and bequeath the residue of my ffreehold and copyhold [properties] to my said wife to her heirs and assigns [and Trustees are charged to handle the management].
      Proved London 19 Mar 1844.

    • Memorial in Arkengarthdale Church

      In Memory of
      the Revd John Gilpin
      of Sedbury in the Norrth Riding of Yorkshire
      a Magistrate for the Counties of York and Durham
      and sometime Vicar of Stockton Upon Tees
      He married Jemima, youngest daughter of
      George Brown of Stockton, Esquire
      and on the demise of her brother
      became connected with the
      Manor and Estate of Arkengarthdale
      of the distribution of the wealth
      thus committed to his trust
      he followed the example of his predecessor
      by zealously promoting
      the spiritual and temporal wellbeing
      of his tenants and the other
      inhabitants of the parish.
      He supported on a liberal scale
      all the voluntary charities established by his brother-in-law
      and expended a considerable sum in improving
      and ornamenting this church.
      His whole conduct was influenced
      by a strict adherence to Christian principles,
      and he was highly esteemed for his kind and benevolent disposition,
      and the undeviating uprightness of his character.
    Person ID I93  Welbank1
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2020 

    Family Jemima Brown,   b. c. 1776   d. 10 Jan 1854 (age 77), Sedbury Hall, Yorks Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Elizabeth Gilpin
     2. George Gilpin-Brown
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 7 May 2020