George Henry Winn Devonshire

(1887 - )
     George Henry Winn Devonshire was born in 1887 in Carlton, Victoria. He was the son of William Henry Devonshire and Amelia Anne Sebo.

Guy Satterswaite Devonshire

(1892 - )
     Guy Satterswaite Devonshire was born in 1892 in Prahran, Victoria. He was the son of William Henry Devonshire and Amelia Anne Sebo.

Harriet Wynne Devonshire

(circa 1837 - 1922)
     Harriet Wynne Devonshire was born circa 1837. She was the daughter of Charles Devonshire and Elizabeth Rashleigh.
     Harriet Wynne Devonshire married John Thomas Stamp in 1862 in Victoria. They had a large family in North Melbourne.
     Harriet died in 1922 in Sandringham, Victoria.

Irene Devonshire

(1886 - )
     Irene Devonshire was born in 1886 in Carlton, Victoria. She was the daughter of Frederick Augustus Devonshire and Margaret Spear.
     Irene Devonshire married Eveleyn Bruce Skinner in 1909 in Victoria.

John Charles Rashleigh Devonshire

(circa 1841 - 1898)
     John Charles Rashleigh Devonshire was born circa 1841 in Adelaide, South Australia. He was the son of Charles Devonshire and Elizabeth Rashleigh.
     John Charles Rashleigh Devonshire married Charlotte Cocksedge, daughter of William Cocksedge and Maria Wallaker, in 1872 in Victoria.
     John died in 1898 in East Melbourne, Victoria.

Children of John Charles Rashleigh Devonshire and Charlotte Cocksedge

John Frederick Devonshire

(1917 - 1931)
     John Frederick Devonshire was also known as Frederick John in records. He was born in 1917 in Yarram, Victoria. He was the son of Alfred Rashleigh Devonshire and Laura Campbell Collis.
     John died in 1931 in Yarram, Victoria.

Louis Devonshire

(circa 1919 - 1919)
     Louis died in 1919. He was born circa 1919 in Victoria, Australia. He was the son of Walter George Devonshire and Charlotte Marion Sedunary.

Margaret Spear Devonshire

(1918 - )
     Margaret Spear Devonshire was born in 1918 in Yarram, Victoria. She was the daughter of Alfred Rashleigh Devonshire and Laura Campbell Collis.

Mary Ellen Devonshire

(circa 1845 - 1899)
     Mary Ellen Devonshire married (?) Mott. Mary Ellen Devonshire was born circa 1845. She was the daughter of Charles Devonshire and Elizabeth Rashleigh.
     Mary Ellen Devonshire married Griffith Evans in 1865 in Victoria.
     Mary died in 1899 in East Melbourne, Victoria.

Olive Grace C Devonshire

(1894 - )
     Olive Grace C Devonshire was born in 1894 in Prahran, Victoria. She was the daughter of William Henry Devonshire and Amelia Anne Sebo.

Pamela Phyllis Devonshire

(1937 - 1975)
     Pamela Phyllis Devonshire married Clive Christie. Pamela Phyllis Devonshire was born in 1937 in Victoria, Australia. She was the daughter of Ronald Bland Devonshire and Irene Phillis Clarke.
     Pamela died in 1975.

Peter Gerrard Devonshire

(1958 - 1958)
     Peter died in 1958 in Melbourne, Victoria. He was born in 1958. He was the son of Ronald Bland Devonshire.

Reginald Charles Devonshire

(1891 - )
     Reginald Charles Devonshire was born in 1891 in Armadale, Victoria. He was the son of William Henry Devonshire and Amelia Anne Sebo.

Ronald Bland Devonshire

(26 April 1912 - 22 August 1968)
     Ronald Bland Devonshire was born on 26 April 1912 in Victoria. He was the son of Walter George Devonshire and Charlotte Marion Sedunary.
     Ronald Bland Devonshire married Irene Phillis Clarke in 1935.
     Ronald died on 22 August 1968 in Fitzroy, Victoria, aged 56.

Child of Ronald Bland Devonshire and Irene Phillis Clarke

Child of Ronald Bland Devonshire

Royden Spear Devonshire

(1888 - 1952)
     Royden Spear Devonshire was born in 1888 in Yarram, Victoria. He was the son of Frederick Augustus Devonshire and Margaret Spear.
     Royden died in 1952 in Beechworth?, Victoria.

Valda Meryl Devonshire

(1907 - 1910)
     Valda Meryl Devonshire was born in 1907 in Essendon, Victoria. She was the daughter of Walter George Devonshire and Charlotte Marion Sedunary.
     Valda died in 1910.

Valentine Frederick Devonshire

(1891 - 1966)
     Valentine Frederick Devonshire was born in 1891 in Yarram, Victoria. He was the son of Frederick Augustus Devonshire and Margaret Spear.
     Valentine Frederick Devonshire married Dorothea Gertrude Kelsey in 1922 in Victoria.
     Valentine died in 1966 in Heidelberg, Victoria.

Walter George Devonshire

(28 October 1873 - 18 December 1949)
     Walter George Devonshire was born on 28 October 1873 in Yarram, Victoria. He was the son of William Thomas Devonshire and Eliza Ann Bland.
     Walter George Devonshire married Charlotte Marion Sedunary on 8 September 1901 in Yarram, Victoria.
     Walter died on 18 December 1949 in Melbourne, Victoria, aged 76.

Children of Walter George Devonshire and Charlotte Marion Sedunary

William Allan Devonshire

(before 8 May 1871 - circa 8 May 1874)
     William Allan Devonshire was born before 8 May 1871 in Alberton, Victoria. He was the son of William Thomas Devonshire and Eliza Ann Bland.
     William died circa 8 May 1874 in Yarram, Victoria. He was buried on 9 May 1874 in the Church of England section, Alberton, Victoria.

William Henry Devonshire

     William Henry Devonshire was the son of Charles Devonshire and Elizabeth Rashleigh.
     William Henry Devonshire married Amelia Anne Sebo in 1880 in Victoria.

William Pendennis Devonshire

(1884 - )
     William Pendennis Devonshire was born in 1884 in Carlton, Victoria. He was the son of William Henry Devonshire and Amelia Anne Sebo.

William Thomas Devonshire

(1842 - 6 December 1900)
     William Thomas Devonshire was born in 1842 in Adelaide, South Australia. He was the son of Charles Devonshire and Elizabeth Rashleigh.
     William Thomas Devonshire married Eliza Ann Bland, daughter of Abraham Bland and Harriet Bullett, in 1870 in Yarram, Victoria. William was a storekeeper..
     William died on 6 December 1900 in the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria. 7 Dec 1900: Devonshire. The many friends of Mr F A Devonshire will regret to hear his brother Thomas died in the Austin Hospital yesterday morning. The deceased had been seriously ill for many months, and had to undergo a critical operation to the throat. Not being in a condition to withstand the shock, he gradually declined during the past two or three weeks, and passed away early yesterday morning, Dec 7th [sic] at the age of 56 years. The funeral will take place in the Melbourne Cemetery this afternoon. The now deceased gentleman was a widower, and has left one son (Mr Walter Devonshire of Yarram) to mourn his loss.
12 Dec 1900: Death notice: In Melbourne, on the 6th Dec, William Thomas Devonshire, third son of the late Chas Devonshire, aged 57 years
. He was buried on 7 December 1900 in Melbourne General Cemetery.

Children of William Thomas Devonshire and Eliza Ann Bland

Susan Dew

(17 May 1826 - )
     Susan Dew was christened on 17 May 1826 in Thurston, Suffolk.
     Susan Dew married Samuel Whiting, son of Samuel Whiting and Mary Bullett, on 23 January 1858 in Thurston, Suffolk.
     Susan Dew and Samuel Whiting appeared on the 1861 census in Thurston. Samuel Whiting, head, 39, farm labourer, his wife Susan 34, daughter Eliza 5, son Robert 2, all born at Thurston and son in law Thomas Clutram?, 19, born Livermere.
     Susan Dew and Samuel Whiting appeared on the 1871 census in Great Green, Thurston. Samuel Whiting, head, 48, farm labourer, his wife Susan 44, and son Robert, 12, errand boy, all born at Thurston.
     Susan Dew and Samuel Whiting appeared on the 1881 census in the Green, Thurston. Samuel Whiting, head, 59?, labourer, his wife Susan 54, both born at Thurston.
     Susan Dew and Samuel Whiting appeared on the 1891 census in Stony Lane, Thurston. Samuel Whiting, head, 69, labourer, his wife Susan 64, both born at Thurston.

Children of Susan Dew and Samuel Whiting

Robert Dewar

(circa 1910 - )
     Robert Dewar was born circa 1910.
     Robert Dewar married Jean Fox, daughter of Marjoram Fox and Annie Maria Miller, in 1933 in Victoria.

Joan Dibbs

( - before 1982)
     Joan Dibbs married Henry Albert Clark, son of Owen Clark and Hannah Bullett.
     Joan died before 1982.

John Dick

     John Dick married Elizabeth Rose, daughter of Hickman Rose and Jane Handy, before 1823.

Rev Frederick William Guy Dickens

(before February 1729 - 14 September 1779)
     Rev Frederick William Guy Dickens was also known as Guydickens in records. He was born before February 1729. He was the son of Melchior Guy Dickens and Hannah Handcock.
     Frederick was educated from between 1738 and 1741 at Westminster School, London. Dickens, Frederick William Guy, son of Leiut Col Melchior Guy Dickens, H B M Minister to Purssia, Sweden 7 Russ; b ---; adm (aged10) Sep 1838; left 1741; Ch Ch. Oxon, matric Feb 16 1748/9; adm to Lincoln's Inn Feb 10 1745/6, called to the Bar Jun 27 1753, but was afterwards ordained; died Oct 14, 1770.
     Frederick matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford University, on 16 February 1748/49. He matriculated 16 Feb 1748/9 aged 20. Frederick was a Barrister at Law, Lincoln's Inn in 1753.
     In 1758 Frederick Guydickens, Esq. was a subscriber to The History of the life and reign of Philip, King of Macedon vol. 1, published by Thomas Leleand, London. Frederick was ordained at St George, Bloomsbury, on 11 June 1775.
     In Melchior Guy Dickens's will dated 10 July 1775 in Waddon, Croydon, Rev Frederick William Guy Dickens was named as heir; Melchior Guy Dickens of Waddon in the parish of Croydon in the county of Surrey Esquire and is as follows
In the first place I give and bequeath to my son-in-law Eliah Handcock of Waddon afsd, gent. & Solomon Hamilton? of the Inner Temple Society gent. ... my eldest son ffrederick William Guydickens of E?ssensey co Middlesex & of ... Barrister at law... my daughter Mary Reinhardina Guydickens now the wife of the said Eliah Handcock ... upon the marriage of my younger son Gustavus Guydickens ... corpse not to be carried to Blockley but interred in a vault in the parish church where I now live, dated 10 July 15 Geo 3 1775.
Witnessed by vicar & curate of Croydon. Frederick was a clergyman at Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire. He was also a barrister.
priest - Letters Dimissory
No - Source: LRO, B/A/1/23 (Register 1771-7) (Episcopal Register)
Bishop
Hurd, Richard/Coventry & Lichfield 1775-1781.
     Rev Frederick William Guy Dickens made a will dated 13 September 1779 in Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire. This is the last will & testament of me Frederick William Guydickens of Wotton Underedge in the county of Gloucester, clerk frst ... that my body be buried in the same grave with my dear brother at Blockley in Worcestershire and that it be removed thither and interred without the least pomp and unnecessary expense also it is my request that my executors do burn and destroy all my sermons and other manuscripts as soon as may be after my decease
I give my servant Mary Bishop at the ... of two shillings per week to be . from the time she last came to my service until the time of my decease in full for wages & also give her all my clothes and wearing apparel
I give my beloved brother all my household furniture books and prints (?) which are now in his custody
I give my friend John Cooper of Wotton und... aforesaid surgeon five guineas for a ring in testimony of my respect
All the residue and remainder of my personal estate and effects whatsoever I give to my friend the said John Cooper and Thomas Perry of Wotton Underedge aforesaid Gentlemen and trust to sell and a convert the same into ... and therewith to pay and discharge my debts and funeral and to distribute the surplus if any equally between my two heirs Frances & Elizabeth Guydickens daughters of my said brother Gustavus Guydickens and of this my will I appoint the said John Cooper and Thomas Perry joint exectors ... whereof I I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 13th day of September 1779.
[Signed] Fred W Guydickens ... in the presence of Elizabeth Cooper, James Park.

     Frederick died on 14 September 1779 in Blockley, Worcestershire/Gloucester. He was buried on 18 September 1779 in Blockley. Frederick William Guydickens, clerk, (son of Melchior Guydickens Esq and Hannah his wife) late curate of Wotton under Edge in the county of Gloucester, buried in the chancel, September 18th 1779.
     His will was proved on 24 December 1779 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Gustavus Guy Dickens

(1732 - before 20 March 1802)
     Gustavus Guy Dickens was born in 1732. He was the son of Melchior Guy Dickens and Hannah Handcock.
     Gustavus was educated from September 1741 at Westminster School, London. Dickens, Gustavus Guy, brother of Frederick William Guy Dickens.
     Gustavus matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford University, on 16 February 1748/49.
     He served in the Army between 1754 and 1790. Gustavus Guy Dickens, gentleman was appointed 17 December 1754, a cornet in the Inniskilling Regiment of Dragoons, commanded by Major James Cholmoneley, Esq. Lt General [Gents mag, via Biography database].
Appointed Lt in the 6th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Dragoons, 27 Oct 1760.
     Major General Gustavus Guydickens: Commissioned Lt & Captain 1 May 1761 3rd Foot guards (with them until 1793), last commission dated 13 September 1791 as Lt Colonel. [Army lists, PRO Kew].
In 28 July 1767 he was appointed Adjutant of the 3rd Regt of Foot Guards in place of John Turner, deceased. [Gent Mag via Biography database].
In 1768 he was described as Capt Gustavus Guydickens in the 3rd Foot Guards when he subscribed to a military book The Military medley adjustant and gentleman usher to the Queen.
By 1772 he was Capt Gustavus Guydickens, 3rd Regt of Foot Guards, Gentleman Usher to the Queen when he subscribed to another military book.
On May 1 1790 he was appointed to be Major-General.
     [1760s?]: Letter from Melchior Guydickens to his son 'Gusty' [Gustavus] concerning the gift of a gold watch from Ferdinand of Brunswick.
[c.1760-1763]: Marching orders for Gustavus Guydickens (in the Dinkelhausen area).
1768: Letter from General Reden in Hanover to Gustavus Guydickens discussing present army affairs and wishing to be remembered to English companions [during the Seven Years War].
1791: [Copy] letter from Gustavus Guydickens in London to Ferdinand of Brunswick expressing his respect for the Duke.
1792: Letter from Frederick [----] [to Gustavus Guydickens] concerning the confinement of two officers in the Coldstream Guards.
     1760 (22 Sept.): Letter from D. Reden, Adjutant General, at Geismer, to Lieutenant Gustavus Guydickens concerning troop movements [during the Seven Years' War].
     1760 (27 Oct.): Appointment of Gustavus Guydickens as lieutenant in the 6th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Dragoons
ref. D4582/3/11 1761 (1 May): Appointment of Gustavus Guydickens as lieutenant in the 3rd Regiment of Footguards
ref. D4582/3/12-15 - 1761-1766: Letters from Ferdinand of Brunswick to Gustavus Guydickens giving tactical instructions (1761) and showing appreciation for Gustavus' services (includes reference in 1766 to writing to Lord Chatham on Gustavus' behalf)
ref. D4582/3/16 - date: c.1762: Letters from Charles Duke of Mecklenbourg, while in England, to Gustavus Guydickens concerning their friendship.
     Gustavus Guy Dickens married Frances Tracy on 7 April 1762 in St Margaret, Westminster, Middlesex. Gustavus Guy Dickens of this parish, Esqr & Frances Tracy of this parish, soinster, married by licence. He signed Guydicknes in the presence of Charlotte Kekch? & R? Guy Dickens.
     1762 (14 August): Letter from Fieldmarshal H S Conway at Ellenburg to Gustavus Guydickens, aide de camp to the Duke [Ferdinand] concerning purchases of supplies from local population.
     1762 (15 Oct.): Letter from Melchior Guydickens to 'Gusty' [in Germany] concerning political factions in England, the progress of the war and advice for Gusty's advancement.
     Guydickens, Gustavus Gentleman was Usher Daily Waiter 1765-83.
     He was appointed Captain Adjutant of the 3rd Regt of Foot Guards.
     Mrs Costello's brother Major General Gustavus Guy Dickens (born 1732) belonged to the Queens household, being appointed a Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter in 1765 and promoted to Gentleman Usher of the Privy Chamber in 1783. He was the uncle of Mary Ann Costello and witnessed her wedding in 1768. Gustavus Guy Dickens witnessed George Canning and Mary Ann Costello's wedding on 21 May 1768 in St Mary, St Marylebone, Westminster.      
Gustavus Guy Dickens was Member of Parliament for Athlone, Westmeath/Roscommon, Ireland.
     Gustavus was He was appointed Gentleman Usher, daily waiter, to Queen Charlotte in 1777 at £150 and was Gentleman Usher of the Privy Chamber by 1790 in 1777.
     Lease of Hall Place, Heston, for three years from 24 June 1778. - 1778 1 Sept - 1. Gustavus Guydickens of Hinde Street, St. Marylebone, esq. 2. Richard Brinsley Sheridan of Gt Queen St, St Giles in the Fields, esq.

     In the small chapel on the south side of the chancel, which is the property of General Guydickens, are the monument of William Denington, Esq. of Wallingford (fn. 41) , 1686; Henry Collins, Esq. of the Middle Temple, 1705; Henry Lovibond, Esq. (fn. 42) , 1710; and Lord George Bentinck (fn. 43) , son of Henry Duke of Portland, 1759. At the east end of the nave is the monument of Elisha Biscoe, Esq.From: 'Heston', The Environs of London: volume 3: County of Middlesex (1795), pp. 22-45. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=45431&strquery=guydickens Date accessed: 13 September 2009.      
Gustavus Guy Dickens paid land tax between 1782 and 1792 in Heston, London. He is also listed there in the 1798 Land tax redemption records. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/london-environs/vol3/pp22-45 mentions: In the small chapel on the south side of the chancel, which is the property of General Guydickens, are the monument of William Denington, Esq. of Wallingford (fn. 43), 1686; Henry Collins, Esq. of the Middle Temple, 1705; Henry Lovibond, Esq. (fn. 44), 1710; and Lord George Bentinck (fn. 45), son of Henry Duke of Portland, . Gustavus was raised to be Gentlemen Usher of Privy Chamber (Queen Charlotte's household), from being Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter, from1783-93. He is listed in the Royal Household Account Books between 1777-1792 from 24 March 1783.
     He advertised in The London gazette on 8 May 1790: All persons having demands on Major-General Gustavus Guydickens, of Bryanstown-street, Portman-square, are desired immediately to send particular accounts thereof to Mess. Hill and Meredith, no. 15, Gray's Inn, by whoms meeting will be shortly called for the purposed of adjusting and discharging such demands, and of which further notice will be given.
     Gustavus Guy Dickens lived, 18 December 1790. The Sun Fire Office records mention: Insured - Charlotte Alexander, Mulbarton, near Norwich, widow. Other property or occupiers: 27 Somerset Street, Oxford Street (Major General Guydickins).
     Ipswich journal 25 August 1792: Haywood, Cannon, and Godfrey, the evidence against Gen. Guydickens, were on Tuesday bound over to appear at the ensuing Sessions of the Peace for the city and The trila wasliberty of Westminster.
In Sep 1792 there were complaints between General Guydickens & other for assault. The case was moved from the Sessions to the Kings Bench.
Ipswich journall 15 Sep 1792: Gen Guydickens on Monday attended the Grand Jury at the Sessions House, Clerkenwell Green, accompanied by Lord Semple, Col. Leigh, Capt Hill, and several officers of the Guards, when they preferred and found a bill of indictment against Cannon and Haywood, the two soldiers who were bound over to prosecute the General . The General's bill against the soldiers is for an assault.

Hampshire chronicle
17 Sep 1792: General Guydickens yesterday attended the grand jury at the sessions house, Clerkenwell Green, accompanied by Lord Semple, Colonel Leigh, Captain Hill, and several officers of the Guards, when they preferred and found a bill of indictment against Cannon and Haywood, the two soldiers who are bound over to prosecute the general at the next session for Westminster. The General's bill against the soldiers is for an assault.
Reading Mercury 24 Sep 1792;

Hereford journal 17 Oct 1792: Geneal Guydicken's trial will be in the Court of King's Bench, wither it has been removed by certiorari.

27 Oct 1792 Norfolk chronicle: Friday the quarter session for the city and liberty of Westminster commenced at Guildhall; the grand jury found a bill of indictment against General Guydickens, for an assault..
     The Hampshire chronicle on 25 Feb 1793 reported: The trial of General Guydickens, which was expected to have come on, on Saturday, in the court of King's Bench, is postponed..
     The Newcastle chronicle reported on 9 March 1793, The trial of General Guydickens is postponed, probably never to come on, as the witnesses have embarked with the troops ordered to Holland..
     Ipswich journal on 6 April 1793: At the Quarter Sessions for Westminster yesterday, Tho. Connor, a soldier in the Coldstream Regiment who is the principal witness against General Guydickens, was tried for assaulting Tho. Owen, aged 72, with an intent to commit an unnatural offence in the house of Lord Dudley and Ward, on the 29th Dec last. The prosecutor, who had lived por.er with his lordship, swore positively to the charge, but a story which the court considered unaccountable, and contradicted himself in several particulars. The jury found him not guilty..
     In August 1793 He retired from the 3rd Foot Guards.. He was imprisoned on 15 November 1793 in London. He was committed for £600 debt & £3/3 damages to John Bunn. King's (Queen's) Bench, Fleet, Marshalsea and Queen's Prisons: Miscellanea. He was discharged in 1804..
     Gustavus died before 20 March 1802 in Fleet Prison, London. Alan Sutton wrote in 2006: The Mr Guydickens who married Frances Tracy was a ne'er-do-well who had been in debtors prison. He offered a copy of his publication, but as it w. He was buried on 20 March 1802 in St Bride Fleet St, London. He died of "decline", in Fleet Prison, aged 70.
     1913: Newspaper cutting concerning the Guydickens' letters in the possession of H F Westlake.

Children of Gustavus Guy Dickens and Frances Tracy

Mary Guy Dickens

(circa 1721 - 1795)
     Mary Guy Dickens was born circa 1721 Her mother having died in childbirth, she was left in the care of Mrs Bevins the landlady who handed the child to her childless daughter Mrs Smith. When her father sent for her, he was told that she had died.. She was the daughter of Melchior Guy Dickens and Mariane Oiseau.
     Mary Guy Dickens married Jordan Costello, son of Charles Costello and Mary French, before 1744.
     Mary died in 1795. She was mentioned in her grand-son's diary as visiting him with her sister in London.

Children of Mary Guy Dickens and Jordan Costello

Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens

(before June 1736 - before 26 February 1803)
     Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens was also known as Guydickens in records. She was born before June 1736. She was aged 66 at her burial. She was the daughter of Melchior Guy Dickens and Hannah Handcock.
     In 1757 Miss Guydickens was a subscriber to Conybeare's Sermons along with Frederick & Gustavus. A Miss Fanny Guydichins subscribed to a book of sermons by Mary Deverall in 1776. She possibly visited Geo Canning in 1794.
     Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens and Eliah Handcock obtained a marriage licence on 1 April 1772. Elia Handcock, widower, St Olave, Bermondsey & Mary Reinhardina, spinster, St Mary Hornsey.
     Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens married Eliah Handcock as his second wife, on 9 April 1772 in St Olave, Southwark, Surrey. Eliah Handcock, widower, of this parish & Mary Reinhardin Guydickens of Hornsey, Mdx, spinster were married in this church by lycence . Signed Eliah Handcock & M R Guydickens, in the presence of Eliza Wood & Cha? Gilbert.
He was probably her second cousin and had married in 1749 to Mary Peirce..
     In Melchior Guy Dickens's will dated 10 July 1775 in Waddon, Croydon, Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens was named as heir; Melchior Guy Dickens of Waddon in the parish of Croydon in the county of Surrey Esquire and is as follows
In the first place I give and bequeath to my son-in-law Eliah Handcock of Waddon afsd, gent. & Solomon Hamilton? of the Inner Temple Society gent. ... my eldest son ffrederick William Guydickens of E?ssensey co Middlesex & of ... Barrister at law... my daughter Mary Reinhardina Guydickens now the wife of the said Eliah Handcock ... upon the marriage of my younger son Gustavus Guydickens ... corpse not to be carried to Blockley but interred in a vault in the parish church where I now live, dated 10 July 15 Geo 3 1775.
Witnessed by vicar & curate of Croydon. She was an executor of Melchior Guy Dickens's estate on 4 January 1776 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
     A marriage settlement between Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens and Eliah Handcock was made on 26 January 1776. Post-nuptial settlement of (1) Eliah Handcock of Pennant, co. Brec., esq., and Mary Reinhardina Handcock his wife and daughter of Melchior Guydickins, esq., dec., being an assignment to (2) Thomas Millington of Bread Street Hill, London, gent., Timothy Handcock of Pennant, esq., and Solomon Hamilton of the Inner Temple, esq., of £4,000 of Capital Bank Stock devised by the said Melchior Guydickins to the said Mary Reinhardina Handcock his daughter, the interest to the use of the said Mary Reinhardina Handcock for life, and afterwards as a provision for the children of the marriage. Covenant by the said Eliah Handcock not to intermeddle . Endorsed: another copy of this indenture was left in the care of Messrs Henry & Robert Drummond of London, bankers..
     Lord Chancellor: Tuesday the 15th day of May in the 21st year of the Reign of HM King George III, 1781. Between Mary Reinhardina Handcock (wife of Eliah Handcock, esq) by William Cooper her next friend, plainff; Timothy Handcock, Edmond Kelly, and others, defendants... The plaintiff filed her bill on 27 Oct 1779... Edmond Kelly has gone out of the realm, or doth otherwise abscond, to avoid being served.
     The Oxford journal 11 Oct 1806 published a list of unclaimed dividends including Handcock, Mary Reinhardina, wife of Eliah Handcock, Wickware, Gloucestershire, Esq. - Jan 1781..
     Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens and Eliah Handcock obtained a marriage licence on 4 June 1787 in London. But she was described as his wife in 1775 and 1776.
SoG reported that in the marriage licence allegation for Eliah Handcock and Mary Reinhardina Guydickens dated 4 June 1787, Mr. Handcock is listed as a widower of the parish of St. Andrew Holborn. Mary Guydickens is listed as a spinster of the same parish, aged 35. A licence was issued to them to be married in the parish church of St Andrew Holborn. We happen to have a microfilmed copy of the St Andrew marriage records and I found a marriage entry for them on 5 June 1787, one day after the licence was issued.
     Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens was also reported as having married Eliah Handcock, son of Rev? Eliah Handcock and 'Widow' Crowse, on 5 June 1787 in St Andrew, Holborn, London. Eliah Handcock of the parish of St Andrew Holborn, Middlesex, Esq, widower, and Mary Reinhardina Guydickens of the same parish were married in this church by licence 5 June 1787 by me Charles Barton, Rector. This marriage was solemnized between us Eliah Handcock and M R Guydickens in the presence of us Dorothea Handcock, R Perry.
     In Eliah Handcock's will dated 9 June 1787 in Rumney, Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens was named as executrix of the estate; I Eliah Handcock of Rompney, esquire make this my last will and testament ... I desire that my body may be decently buried at the discretion of my executrix hereafter named And I give devise and bequeath all my estate and effects whatsoever unto my dear wife Mary Reinhardina Handcock her heirs etc absolutely ... and I do hereby nominate my said wife sole executrix. She was an executor of Eliah Handcock's estate on 2 January 1790 in the Llandaff Diocesan Court, Wales.
     Copy of court roll dated 3 Oct 1796 recording the surrender by Mary Reinhardina Handcock of Upper Titchfield Street, p. St Marylebone, co. Mddx, by William Morrice, her attorney, of lands (6a.) in p. Rumney, and the admission of William Morgan of Watford, p. Eglwysilan, co. Glam., esq.
Copy of court roll recording the surrender by Mary Reinhardina Handcock of Upper Titchfield St, p. St Marylebone, co. Mddx, widow, by William Morrice of Cardiff, co. Glam., gent., her attorney, and Peter Rocke of Grays Inn, co. Mddx, gent., feoffee in trust to the said Mary, by John Bradley, his attorney, of free land (3a.), two m's, two barns, one bakehouse, eleven cottages, one wharf, one fishery and customary land (59a.) in the manor of Rumney, and the admission of William Morgan of Watford, p. Eglwysilan, co. Glam., gent.
.
     Copy of court roll dated 7 Aug 1799 recording the surrender by William Morgan of Watford, p. Eglwysilan, co. Glam., gent., of free land (3a.), two m's, two barns, one bakehouse, eleven cottages, one wharf, one fishery and customary land (59a.) in the manor of Rumney, late in the tenure of Mary Reinhardina Handcock or Peter Rocke, and the admission of Mark Wood of Piercefield, p. St Arvans, esq. Consideration: £2,500..
     Mary Reinhardina Guy Dickens made a will dated 21 May 1801 in Tithfield? St, St Marylebone, Westminster. Her estate was to go to her god-daughter Caroline Reinhardina Evans, daughter of David & Sarah Evans. Rev Thomas Poole Hooper of Wimpole St was a trustee.
     Mary died before 26 February 1803 in St Marylebone, Westminster. The Oxford journal on on 5 March 1803 reported: Died, in Upper Titchfield Street, Portland Place, Mrs Handcock, relict of Eliah Handcock Esq. She was buried on 26 February 1803 in St Anne, Soho, Westminster, Middlesex. Mary Reinhardina Handcock, St Marylebone, aged 66, of decline.
     Her will was proved on 5 March 1803. Will of Mary Reinhardina Handcock, Widow of Saint Marylebone, Middlesex.
     The Oxford journal on 11 Oct 1806 listed unclaimed dividends.... Handcock, Mary Reinhardina, wife of Eliah Handcock, Wickware, Gloucestershire, Esq. Jan 1781.