Elizabeth Fawler

(14 February 1664/65 - )
     Elizabeth Fawler was christened on 14 February 1664/65 in Chatham, Kent. She was the daughter of George Fawler and Elizabeth Lunne.

Elizabeth Fawler

(circa 1765? - )
     Elizabeth Fawler was born circa 1765? In London, England. She was the daughter of John Fawler and Elizabeth Keep. Elizabeth was a milliner from 8 March 1777, London. She was apprenticed 8 March 1777 to Elizabeth Charlesworth of St Botolph Aldgate, London, milliner for £40 (IR 1/29).
     Elizabeth Fawler married John Bury as his second wife, on 13 September 1785 in St Marylebone, Westminster, Middlesex. Married by licence, he was a widower, and a baker of Greenwich.
     Elizabeth Fawler married William Skelton as her second husband, after 1786..

Elizabeth Fawler

(28 August 1707 - )
     Elizabeth Fawler was christened on 28 August 1707 in Gillingham, Kent. She was the daughter of Thomas Fawler and Susanna Hulbert.
     Elizabeth Fawler married Richard Puckey on 22 April 1726 in Stoke Damerel, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon.

Child of Elizabeth Fawler and Richard Puckey

Elizabeth Fawler

(1 June 1752 - before 1766)
     Elizabeth Fawler was born on 1 June 1752 in Gillingham, Kent. She was christened on 2 June 1752 in Gillingham. She was the daughter of Capt John Fawler and Mary Poole.
     Elizabeth died before 1766. She was not mentioned in her father's will of July 1766.

Frances Fawler

(18 August 1708 - before 10 April 1781)
     Frances Fawler was born on 18 August 1708 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster, London. She was the daughter of John Fawler and Mary Welsh. Frances Fawler was christened on 27 August 1708 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster.
     Frances Fawler was mentioned in the will of John Fawler dated 2 February 1743/44.
     Frances Fawler made a will dated 12 February 1779 in Clay Street, Walthamstow, Essex. Her will mentions property at Portslade in Sussex ... to be transcribed.
     Frances Fawler and Mary Amy Fawler lived at Walthamstow, Essex.
     Frances died before 10 April 1781 in London. She was buried on 10 April 1781 in St Olave, Hart St, London. Frances Fawler, in middle chancel vault. She was an executor of Frances Fawler's estate on 30 April 1781 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

George Fawler

(23 September 1632 - 12 March 1633/34)
     George Fawler was christened on 23 September 1632 in Chatham, Kent. He was the son of John Fawler and Beatrice Unknown (Fawler).
     George was buried on 12 March 1633/34 in St Mary, Chatham, Kent.

George Fawler

(30 July 1637 - April 1691)
     George Fawler was christened on 30 July 1637 in Chatham, Kent. He was the son of John Fawler and Beatrice Unknown (Fawler). George was a shipwright at the Naval dockyard from 1660, in Chatham, Kent. He appears as a shipwright at Chatham Yard when the paylists commence in the third quarter of 1660. There is a gap in the lists between the third quarter of 1668 and the third quarter of 1671, by which time had become an Instrument to the Storekeeper at 25d a day (ADM 42/143). In 1681 the clerks were transferred to the Ordinary List, where he had a salary of of £35 p.a. (ADM 42/2). He was discharged on 11 April 1691 and his Administration was granted to his widow, Elizabeth, on 21 April 1691.
     George Fawler married Elizabeth Lunne, daughter of John Lunne and Jane Johnson, circa 23 December 1663 in Canterbury, Kent. Married by licence. George was a clerk at the Naval Dockyards in 1671, in Chatham, Kent.
     George Fawler and Ann Fawler were administrators of John Fawler's estate, on 10 October 1679 in the Rochester Consistory Court.
     George died in April 1691 in Chatham, Kent, aged 53. He was discharged on 11 April 1691 and his Administration was granted to his widow, Elizabeth, on 21 April 1691. At the time of his death he had a servant John Cook junior, who was shipwright in Chatham Yard. He now became a servant of the widow Fawler (ADM 42/151). On his discharge on 25 April 1695, Abraham Chair entered the yard as servant to the widow Fawler (ADM 42/150), being discharged in turn on 25 April 1702, when Francis Nelson then entered as servant to the widow Fawler (ADM 42/153). He was still there in the last quarter of 1708 (ADM 42/157), but there is then a gap in the lists until the first quarter of 1710, which contains no servant to the widow Fawler (ADM 42/158)..
     The administration of his estate was granted to Elizabeth Lunne on 21 April 1691 at the Rochester Consistory Court.

Children of George Fawler and Elizabeth Lunne

George Fawler

(24 April 1671 - 12 May 1678)
     George Fawler was christened on 24 April 1671 in Chatham, Kent. He was the son of George Fawler and Elizabeth Lunne.
     George was buried on 12 May 1678 in St Mary, Chatham, Kent.

George Fawler

(27 February 1711 - 14 February 1733/34)
     George Fawler was born on 27 February 1711 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster. He was the son of John Fawler and Mary Welsh. George Fawler was christened on 13 March 1711 in Westminster.
     George died on 14 February 1733/34 in London, aged 22. He was described as the only surviving son at his death. He was buried on 19 February 1733/34 in St Mary Whitechapel, Stepney. Mr George Fawler, carried away (St Olave, Hart St) and George Fawler, a man from St Olave, Hart St, London (at St Mary Whitechapel).

George Fawler

(circa 1705 - before 26 July 1782)
     George Fawler was born circa 1705. He was the son of Thomas Fawler and Susanna Hulbert. George was servant to his father between October 1715 and 1720, in Plymouth, Devon. He entered Plymouth Yard on 26 October 1715 as Servant to his father, the Master Caulker [ADM 42/828] being discharged on 28 March 1720 [ADM 42/382]. Further notes to be added. George was a carpenter in the Royal Navy from April 1720, in Deptford, Kent. On 4 April 1720 he entered Deptford Yard as a Shipwright (ADM 42/511), being discharged 16 December 1721 (ADM 42/512), and re-entering on 13 February 1721/2 (ADM 42/513). Following a Warrant of 26 January 1725/6 for 'George Fawler of good Testimony to be Carpenter of the Poole Fireship in the Room of ' the former gone Abroad' (ADM 6/13/97Y, he was discharged from Deptford on 2 February 1725/6 (ADM 42/517). The Poole Fireship was then in rigging wages at Deptford, Honble William Hervey, Commander, Complement 55 Men. George Fawler entered her 3 February 1725/6 and she sailed to Gallions' Reach, Woolwich on 6 march, and down river to the Nore on 29 March. She put to sea on 17 April, reaching Copenhagen at the end of the month, was in Elsinor in mid May and Revell Bay by 30 May. While she was there George Fawler was discharged on 29 August 1726 to be Carpenter of the 'Chatham' (ADM 36/2629), confirmed by a Warrant of 8 November 1726 (ADM 6/14/124). The 'Chatham' was under the command of Thomas Whitney and carried 280 men, and was at sea until she reached Sheer-ness on 5 November 1726, where she remained until she sailed to the Nore on 16 January 1726/7, and to the Downes on 20 February (ADM 36/519). When next mentioned, on 5 September 1727, she was in the Downes and went by Portland Road to Plymouth, where she was on 7 October. At the end of December she went to Portsmouth Harbour (ADM 36/520), and on 4 January 1727/8 Henry, Fowlke became Commander. She sailed from St Helens at the end of the March:, was at Lisbon 16 to 30 April, Madeira 16 and 24 May, and reached Jamaica at the beginning of July 1728 (ADM 36/522). HM Chatham remained stationed at this island, making cruises to various West Indian ports, until 16 March 1729/30. On 8 May she reached Ireland, and on 10 June the Nore, anchoring at Chatham on 18 June 1730 (ADM 36/524), and entering into Ordinary on 3 July. George Fawler had meanwhile gone on leave, and re-entered- the ship on 28 July (ADM 42/29). He was on leave again from 16 December 1730 to 15 February 1730/1, being discharged on 5 August 1731, his wages being paid to his wife Sarah (ADM 42/30). By Warrant of 4 August 1731 George Fawler entered as Carpenter on HMS Suffolk on 6 August 1731. She carried 100 men under Captain William Davis, and was lying at Sheer-ness. By Warrant of 14 June 1732 her complement was increased to 380 men and she sailed to the Nore on 30 June, but returned to Sheerness on 5 August, when a Warrant of 4 August reduced her crew to 100 again', and on 8 August she was reduced to a Guardship (ADM 36/4007). She remained on duty at Sheerness, and on 15 February 1732/3 Philip Vanburgh became Captain. On 12 February 1733/4 she came to Chatham, having been lent supernumeries to assist in carrying there, and on 14 February 'All the ship Company (except the standing Warrant Officers & their Servants) discharged', the 'Suffolk" entered into Ordinary (ADM 36/4008). She was discharged from Chatham Ordinary on 4 September 1735 with George Fawler as Carpenter (ADM 42/34) and entered into Ordinary at Woolwich the next day (ADM 42/1745). On 9 March 1739/40 HMS Suffolk was discharged out of Ordinary at Woolwich (ADM 42/1748) and Captain Thomas Davers took command with a complement of 480 men. She sailed to Longreach on 23 April, to the Nore on 6 June, and reached Spithead on 21 June, from whence she sailed on 8 July to St Helens and Torbay, returning to Spithead on 14 September, and finally getting to tea at the end of October (ADM 36/4010). Port Royal-, Jamaica, was reached on January 1740/1, and from thence they proceeded to the attack on Carthagena in April - they were carrying four Regiments and lost three men 'Slain at the time of our Battering at Boca Chica Castle'. HMS Suffolk returned .to Port Royal in June and remained there until the end of November when she set sail for England. reaching Spitthead 1741/2 and Chatham at the end of the Month (ADM 36/4018). Captain Thomas Davers now took command of the 'Sterling Castle', 480 men, lying at Chatham, and George Fawler entered the same day, 7 May 1742, as Carpenter from the 'Suffolk'. They. sailed to Blackstakes at the end of the month, and to the Nore on 16 June, reached Spithead on 15 July, and spent the .next few months putting out to sea a couple of weeks at a time, before sailing, at the beginning of October. They were at Lisbon from the end of November to the end of December and returned to Spithead on 3 January 1742/3. After putting into Portsmouth Harbour, they sailed again at the end of March, reaching Mahon Harbour at the end of April 1743, (ADM 36/3631) and for the next two years 'Sterling Castle' cruised round the Mediterranean, calling regularly at the ports of Villa Franca, Hieres Road, Vado Bay,
Leghorn Road &c. William Cleland became Captain on 11 February 1742/3 , but died at Mahon on-23 May following, and was succeeded, by Edward Williams. He was discharged on 19 August 1743 and Thomas Cooper became Captain, to be succeeded on 2 December 1745 at Gibraltar by John. Fawler, George's brother. HMS Sterling Castle continued cruising around the Mediterranean. She had gone to. Tunis in January 1744/5, for there is 'A List of Minorcans cast away on the Coast of Barbary sent on Board by Richd Lawrence Esq. His Majs Consul at Tunis, entered 12 January 1744/5. There are also 'A Majorcan prisoner taken in the Two Sisters     a Dutch Prize' and 12 French Prisoners, who entered on 5 and 14 April 1745. She finally left from Gibraltar in November 1747, reaching St Helens the same month, the Nore on 8 December, and being paid off at Chatham on 28 December 1747.( ADM 36/3642). She entered into Ordinary there the next day with George Fawler as Carpenter (ADM 42/42), and remained there until July 1755 (ADM 42/48), when Samuel Cornish was appointed Captain, with a complement of 480 men. HMS Sterling Castle sailed to Blackstakes on 7 September 1755, to .the Nore on 30 September, and went to sea at the end of November, returning to the Downes at the end of December. She reached Spithead in February 1756 (ADM 36/6730), got to sea in July, and reached English Harbour, Antigua, at the end of September 1756 (ADM 36/6731). From Antigua she made cruises to Carlisle Bay, Dominique, Tobago and other West Indian ports, sailing from St Johns road, Antigua in July 1757, and reaching Portsmouth Harbour at the end of September (ADM 36/6732).     Sterling Castle remained there until the middle of February 1758, when she sailed to Plymouth and from thence in May went to sea again, and came into Plymouth Sound at the end of September, having borne Clement le Quene as 'Pilot Extra for the Coast of France' during this period. She was at     sea again from 11 October to the middle of Dec ember (ADM 44/6733), when she returned to Plymouth , and Michael Everitt having taken over as Captain on 28 December 1758, sailed from thence in mid February 1759. Arriving at Halifax, NS, at the beginning of May, HMS Sterling Castle anchored in the St Laurence River at the beginning of July. While in
Plymouth she had briefly born as 'supernumeries' soldiers & natives belonging to the Provincial Regiments in North America' , and on 19 May 1759 took on board 43 men, French prisoners taken from a French ship at sea (ADM 36/6734). Setting sail from the St Laurence at the end of October , HMS Sterling Castle reached the Lisbon River at the beginning of January 1760, and Spithead at the end of the same month(ADM 36/6735). She put into Woolwich at end of February, going to Longreach the following June, where on 27 June 1760, George
Fawler, Carpenter, was discharged into the Blenheim Hospital Ship by Order of the Lords of the Admiralty (ADM 36/6736). The 'Blenheim was, then manned by 32 men under the command of Lieutenant Edward Whitewood, and lying in Portsmouth Harbour. George Fawler entered her on 3 July 1760. She was discharged as a Hospital Ship on 25 October 1761 (ADM. 36/7138) , and entered into Ordinary at
Portsmouth the next day, with George Fawler as Carpenter (ADM 42/1098). The 'Blenheim' was discharged out of Ordinary on 19 September 1763 'being taken to pieces per Navy Boards Warrt' and on 13 October 1763 George Fawler entered as Carpenter on the third rate Ajax 'the New 74 gun Ship building here' at Ports-mouth 9A 42/1100). The 'Ajax' was discharge out of Ordinary on 26 May 1770, and the following day George Fawler entered as a carpenter on the third rate 'Devonshire', also at Portsmouth 9ADM42/1107). He was discharge from HS Devonshire on 7 July 1771 (ADM 42.1108), and entered HMS Hector, a third rate, in Deptford Ordinary the next day (ADM 42/42)/ He was discharged from HMS Hector on 7 April 1774 (ADM 42.427). As carpenter of the 'hospital' ship, he took Bramble Light as an apprentice for £12 in 1760. He died as a super-annuated carpenter, and was buried 26 July 1782 at St Paul, Deptford. His will dated 25 September 1776, was proved 7 August 1782 (PCC Gosling 406).
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     George Fawler married Sarah Newson on 7 January 1730 in St Margaret, Rochester, Kent.
George Fawler was mentioned in the register of duties paid for apprentices' indentures on 26 September 1767. George Fawler, carpenter in HM ship Ajax took an apprentice Henry Williams.
George Fawler was mentioned in the register of duties paid for apprentices' indentures on 16 December 1771 in Deptford, Kent. George Fawler of Deptford, carpenter took an apprentice George Lewis?
     In George Fawler's will dated before 29 July 1774, George Fawler was named as executor of the estate. He was an executor of George Fawler's estate on 29 July 1774.
     George Fawler made a will dated 25 September 1776 in Deptford. He was described as George Fawler, carpenter of the "Blenheim" in HM Navy of Deptford, Kent. He mentions his son John Fawler of Kennington Lane, Lambeth, gentleman; property in Deptford inherited from his mother Elizabeth [Susanna!] Emerson, widow who was heir at law to Christopher Mullett [Hulbert!] deceased. He also mentions his grand-daughters Elizabeth Fawler and Sophia Fawler. John Long of Watling St London, warehouseman is also mentioned as a relation. He mentions his daughter in law Elizabeth wife of his son John Fawler (formerly Keep) and grandchildren Sarah Mary Elizabeth & Sophia Fawler.
     George died before 26 July 1782 in Deptford, Kent. Shirley Patterson holds a mourning brooch for George Fawler dated 1782. He was buried on 26 July 1782 in St Paul, Deptford. George Fawler, superannuated carpenter in the Royal Navy.
     His will was proved on 7 August 1782 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Children of George Fawler and Sarah Newson

George Fawler

(21 May 1759 - )
     George Fawler was born on 21 May 1759 in Rotherhithe, Surrey. He was the son of Henry Fawler and Ann Taylor. George Fawler was christened on 8 June 1759 in St Mary, Rotherhithe.

Harriott Fawler

(20 June 1713 - 18 August 1792)
     Harriott Fawler was born on 20 June 1713 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster, London. She was the daughter of John Fawler and Mary Welsh. Harriott Fawler was christened on 1 July 1713 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster.
     Harriott Fawler married Thomas Long on 15 November 1737 in St Olave, Hart St, London. Thomas Long of the parish of St Peter Cornhill, bachelor, & Harriatt Fawler, of St Olave Hart Street, London, spinster, by the Rev Arrowsmith.
     Harriott Fawler and Thomas Long obtained a marriage licence on 15 November 1737 in London.
     In John Fawler's will dated 2 February 1743/44 in London, Harriott Fawler was named as heir; He was described as John Fawler of St Olive, Hart St Crutched Friars, City of London where he wished to be buried. His coffin was to be borne by his brethren at the Navy Board and his wife Mary his executrix. £1000 of his estate was left to his daughter Harriott Long, he mentions her husband Thomas Long, his son-in-law Thomas Rawstorn esq and daughter Anne Rawstorn; his sister Jane Newson, widow of Caleb Newson; his nephews George Thomas John & Henry Fawler and their sisters Elizabeth Purkey, Susannah, Sarah & Mary Fawler and his nephew Thos Newson; his unmarried daughters Mary Amy and Frances, and his unfortunate daughter Charlotte.
     Harriott Fawler made a will dated 27 January 1781 in West Ham, Essex. In the Name of God Amen I Harriott Long of West Ham in the County of Essex widow, of Thomas Long late Citizen and Clothworker of London deceased being of sound mind memory and understanding praised be God for the same do make this my last Will and Testament in manner following (that is to say) I desire to be interred in the Vault belonging to the parish Church of Saint Peter Cornhill London in the same decent manner as my late dear Husband
was and I direct that the expences of my Funeral shall be borne by my Daughter Mary Long and after payment of all my just debts I Give and Bequeath unto my Son John Long all arrears of rent which may be due at my decease from the Tenant of my Farm at Walthamstow
Item I Give and bequeath unto my said Daughter Mary Long my Leasehold Estate at Plaistow in the County of Essex in the tenure of Mr Parker during the remainder of my term and non interest therein
Item unto my Daughter Harriott Long £3000 share or Interest of and in my three per Cent South Sea New Annuities
Item unto William Wheatley Hussey of :Bishopsgate Street London Gentleman £1500 share or Interest of and in my said South Sea Annuities In trust nevertheless for the purposes hereafter-mentioned (that is to say) In Trust that he do receive the Interest thereof during the lives of my Sisters Mary Amy Fawler and Frances Fawler and the life of the longer Iiver of them and pay the same into the proper hands of my said Daughter Mary Long for her own use :and from the decease of the survivor of them my said Sisters In Trust to pay the Interest of the said Annuities unto my Daughter Arabella Long for her own use during so long of her natural life as she shall continue to live;si and unmarried and upon her Marriage In Trust to transfer the said £1500 Annuities and all interest due thereon unto my said Daughter Mary Long if she shall then be single for her own use but if she shall be then married In Trust as to one moiety or half part thereof for my said Daughter Mary Long to be disposed of as she shall direct by Writing or Will notw standing her Coverture and fas to the other moiety thereof In Trust for my said Daughter Harriott Long and to be transferred and paid to her if she be single for her own use but if she be married to be disposed of for her sole benefit as shall notwithstanding her iCoverture by writing or will Direct but if my said Daughter Arabella should (as I hope s. will) be single at the time of her death then I Will and Direct that the said Wm W Hussey do transfer and pay the said £1500 South Sea New Annuities and all Interest thereon unto such persons and in such manner as my said Daughter Arabella shall by Will Direct and for want of such Direction equally between my said Son John Long and my Daughters Mary and Harriott if they shall be living at the decease of my said Daughter Arabella but if any of my said three Children shall be then dead then equally between such of them as shall then surviving and the Child or Children of such as shall be dead I Give and Bequeath unto the said William Wheatley Hussey £10 for mourning
Item unto my said Daughter Mary Long my household Goods and Furniture Linen wearing Apparel China Glass and Pictures
Item unto my said Son John Long my Silver Cruet frame Glasses and Stand the rest of my Plate I direct ...

She added a codicil.

     Harriott died on 18 August 1792 in Walthamstow, Essex, aged 79. She was buried on 30 August 1792 in St Peter Cornhill, London.
     Her will was proved on 11 September 1792 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Children of Harriott Fawler and Thomas Long

Henrietta Fawler

(10 November 1719 - )
     Henrietta Fawler was born on 10 November 1719 in London, England. She was the daughter of John Fawler and Mary Welsh. Henrietta Fawler was christened on 26 November 1719 in St Olave, Hart St, London. Henrietta, daughter of John Fowler, Esquire and Madam --- his wife, was baptised by Mr Furber?, born 10th inst.

Henry Fawler

(circa 1650? - )
     Henry Fawler was born circa 1650? In Chatham, Kent. He was the son of John Fawler and Beatrice Unknown (Fawler). Henry servant from 1677 to 1679, in Chatham, Kent. Probably belonging to this family is Henry Fawler, who entered Chatham Yard as a servant, appearing in the 2nd quarter of 1677 and being discharged on 17 Feb 1678/9 (ADM 42/143). He entered the "Ann" in Chatham Ordinary as Carpenter's servant the next day and was discharged on 30 June 1679.
     He may be the Henry Fawler who married Joanna Reason on 1 Aug 1697 at St Mary Newington, Surrey.

Henry Fawler

(12 June 1724 - 19 October 1777)
     Henry Fawler was christened on 12 June 1724 in Stoke Damerel, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon. He was the son of Thomas Fawler and Susanna Hulbert.
     Henry Fawler married Ann Taylor on 21 June 1749 in Mordern College, Kent. He was of Plymouth when he married at Morden College, Kent, Ann Taylor of Woolwich. Henry was a boatswain from October 1764. He entered HMS Rochester 4th rate, in Chatham Ordinary, as Boatswain on 11 Oct 1764, his wages for that quarter being paid in July 1765 to his "brother John" (ADM 42/55). Henry Fawler was discharged on 14 May 1765, his wages for that
quarter being paid to "Capt John Fawler" in March 1766 (ADM 42/56). The next day he entered HMS Valiant, 3rd rate, in Portsmouth Ordinary as Boatswain (ADM 42/1102), being discharged on 7 Sep 1773 (ADM 42/1110). He entered the next day as Boatswain on HMS Thunderer, then lying in Woolwich Ordinary (ADM 42/1770), being discharged from there on 7 Sep 1773 (ADM 42/1773). On 3 Dec 1776 he entered as boatswain on HMS Poluphemus, 3rd rate, lying in Sheerness Ordinary (ADM 42/1529), and was discharged dead on 19 Oct 1777, his wages being paid to the assignee of the widow, Sarah.
     Henry Fawler married Sarah Unknown (Fawler) before 1777.
     Administration of the estate of Henry Fawler was granted to Henry Fawler, on 15 May 1777 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
     Henry died on 19 October 1777 in Sheerness, Kent, aged 53.
     The administration of his estate was granted to Sarah Unknown (Fawler) on 13 November 1777? At PCC. Admon of the goods chattels and credits of Henry Fawler in the Isle of Sheepway in the county of Kent, but boatswain of HM ship Plyphemus in the pay of His Majesty's Navy deceased was granted to Sarah Fawler widow, the relict of the said deceased having been first sworn duly to administer.

Children of Henry Fawler and Ann Taylor

Child of Henry Fawler and Sarah Unknown (Fawler)

Henry Fawler

(31 October 1756 - before 15 May 1777)
     Henry Fawler was born on 31 October 1756 in Rotherhithe, Surrey. He was the son of Henry Fawler and Ann Taylor. Henry Fawler was christened on 24 November 1756 in St Mary, Rotherhithe. Henry served in the Royal Navy from 1769. He entered HMS Valiant in Portsmouth Ordinary as servant to his father, on 1 Aug 1769 (ADM 42/1106). He was discharged on 19 June 1772 [ADM 42/1109], and on 8 September 1773 he entered as Servant to his father on HMS Thunderer in Woolwich Ordinary [ADM 42/1770], being discharged on 22 December 1774 [ADM 42/1771]. On 2 February 1775 Henry Fawler "Born Rotherhithe, aged 20" entered as AB on HMS Pomona. She was a sloop, then lying at Woolwich, which she left in mid March to make her way down the Thames, and to sea at the beginning of April. She called at Yarmouth, and Spithead, and reached Madeira in May. From thence she sailed to Prince Rupert's Bay, Dominica, and after sailing to Tortola and St Croix, reached English Harbour, Antigua, at the beginning of August....
     Henry died before 15 May 1777.
     The administration of his estate was granted to Henry Fawler on 15 May 1777 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Jane Fawler

(4 February 1666/67 - after 1744)
     Jane Fawler was christened on 4 February 1666/67 in Chatham, Kent. She was the daughter of George Fawler and Elizabeth Lunne.
     Jane Fawler married Caleb Newson on 7 February 1688/89 in Chatham, Kent.
     Jane Fawler was mentioned in the will of John Fawler dated 2 February 1743/44.
     Jane died after 1744.

Children of Jane Fawler and Caleb Newson

Joan Fawler

(5 November 1626 - 23 February 1642/43)
     Joan Fawler was christened on 5 November 1626 in Chatham, Kent. She was the daughter of John Fawler and Beatrice Unknown (Fawler).
     Joan was buried on 23 February 1642/43 in St Mary, Chatham, Kent.

John Fawler

(circa 1600? - before 9 October 1679)
     John Fawler was born circa 1600? In England.
     John Fawler married Beatrice Unknown (Fawler) before 1620. He had a large family but as the early registers do not show the name of the mother of the children baptised, it is not know if all were by one wife. From 1635 onwards the mother's name appears as Beatrice..
     There was a family of George Fawlers, sons of Thomas & Henry of Chipping Norton, Oxon, attending Oxford from 1626. A John Fawler? married Joane Bonson at St Botolph Aldgate 18 Nov 1610. John was a barber chirurgeon in Chatham, Kent.
     John died before 9 October 1679 in Chatham, Kent. A John Fawler was buried at Chatham 29 Nov 1667.
     The administration of his estate was granted on 10 October 1679 at the Rochester Consistory Court.

Children of John Fawler and Beatrice Unknown (Fawler)

John Fawler

(24 May 1622 - 27 January 1634/35)
     John Fawler was christened on 24 May 1622 in Chatham, Kent. He was the son of John Fawler and Beatrice Unknown (Fawler).
     John was buried on 27 January 1634/35 in St Mary, Chatham, Kent.

John Fawler

(15 February 1634/35 - before 6 April 1698)
     John Fawler was christened on 15 February 1634/35 in Chatham, Kent. He was the son of John Fawler and Beatrice Unknown (Fawler).
     John Fawler married Joan Boeman or Bowman? on 4 February 1655 in St Nicholas, Rochester, Kent.
     Administration of the estate of Richard Fawler was granted to John Fawler, on 12 November 1666 in the Rochester Consistory Court Administration was granted to John Fawler & John Jefferies. John was a chirurgeon in Chatham, Kent.
     John Fawler married Sarah Page on 23 July 1673 in Chatham, Kent.
     John Fawler made a will dated 1 November 1692 in Chatham. In the name of God Amen The first day of November 1692 I John Fawler of Chatham in the County of Kent Chirurgeon being Sick and weake in body but of Sound disposing memory praised be God therefore Doe make and declare this my last Will and Testamt in manner following Vizt
Impris I surrender my Soul into ye hands, of Almighty God and my Body to ye Earth decently to be interred and buried at ye discretion of my Executrix hereafter named
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving sonne John Fawler the sume of £5 to be paid by my Executrix at his return from Sea upon his lawfull demand
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving daughter Elizabeth Fawler the sume of £5 to be paid by my said Executrix within six months next after my decease
Item I give and bequeath unto Sarah my loving Wife All and every such sume or sumes of money which at the time of my decease shall be owing or payable to me either upon Bond or Bonds o r otherwise howsoever And all and every my ready moneys Beds rBedding Linnen Woollen Goods Chattels and Estate whatsoever which at the time of my decease I shall be possessed of or have right title or interest in or to (the said SARAH paying my debts and Funeral Charges and my Legacies before mentioned)
Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint ye said Sarah my said Wife sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament Hereby revoking and makeing void all other Wills by me at any time made heretofore or declared
In witness &c Jo: Fawler senr - Witnesses: William Glover Anne Glover Walter Dyer.

     John died before 6 April 1698 in Kent.
     His will was proved on 6 April 1698 at the Rochester Consistory Court.

Children of John Fawler and Joan Boeman or Bowman?

Children of John Fawler and Sarah Page

John Fawler

(20 September 1666 - before 29 November 1667)
     John Fawler was christened on 20 September 1666 in Chatham, Kent. He was the son of John Fawler and Joan Boeman or Bowman?
     John died before 29 November 1667 in Chatham, Kent. He was buried on 29 November 1667 in Chatham.

John Fawler

(9 April 1670 - 7 February 1725/26)
     John Fawler was christened on 9 April 1670 in Chatham, Kent. He was the son of John Fawler and Joan Boeman or Bowman? John was a Navy surgeon from 28 April 1690. On 28 April 1690 he entered "HMS Resolution" from "HMS Duke" as 'Chyryrgeon's crew'. He was discharged into "HMS Falcon" on 8 May 1690 (ADM 36/2832). From 1691 to 1693 he was surgeon of "HMS Mermaid" (ADM 82/4/97 & 5/11), entering "HMS Resolution" on 23 July 1693. She was then at New England, and sailed the next month to Newfoundland, which she left at the end of September. She arrived at Portsmouth in Jan 1693/4, in April moved to Spithead, and went to sea the next month. She was at Barcelona at the beginning of August, then went to sea until October, arriving at Cadiz that month (ADM 36.2834). She left Cadiz in March 1695, moving to Malaga, and went to sea in May.
On 23 July John Fawler was discharged into "HMS Falmouth" (ADM 36/) .... He served in the "Falmouth" until 1697 (ADM 82/6/12) and then in the "HMS Essex" until 1698 (ADM 2/6/14), when he went to the "Griffin" Guardship (ADM 82/6/46). He was still with the "Griffin" in the first quarter of 1700.
In 1712 and 1714 he was at Deal, Kent, and from 13 January 1714 to 30 September 1717 he was surgeon on "HMS Burlington" (ADM 82/9/27).
On 19th June 1725 he entered the "Katherine" Yacht at Deptford as surgeon, being discharged 15 November following into the "Edinburgh" Guardship (ADM 36/1593). This ship was stationed at Kithole, when he entered her on 17 November 1725. He was discharged dead on 7 February 1725/6 at Chatham (ADM 36/980).
He was also a Citizen and Barber Surgeon of London and took apprentices ... e.g. John son of Caleb Kirke? in 1724.
     In John Fawler's will dated 1 November 1692 in Chatham, John Fawler was named as heir; In the name of God Amen The first day of November 1692 I John Fawler of Chatham in the County of Kent Chirurgeon being Sick and weake in body but of Sound disposing memory praised be God therefore Doe make and declare this my last Will and Testamt in manner following Vizt
Impris I surrender my Soul into ye hands, of Almighty God and my Body to ye Earth decently to be interred and buried at ye discretion of my Executrix hereafter named
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving sonne John Fawler the sume of £5 to be paid by my Executrix at his return from Sea upon his lawfull demand
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving daughter Elizabeth Fawler the sume of £5 to be paid by my said Executrix within six months next after my decease
Item I give and bequeath unto Sarah my loving Wife All and every such sume or sumes of money which at the time of my decease shall be owing or payable to me either upon Bond or Bonds o r otherwise howsoever And all and every my ready moneys Beds rBedding Linnen Woollen Goods Chattels and Estate whatsoever which at the time of my decease I shall be possessed of or have right title or interest in or to (the said SARAH paying my debts and Funeral Charges and my Legacies before mentioned)
Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint ye said Sarah my said Wife sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament Hereby revoking and makeing void all other Wills by me at any time made heretofore or declared
In witness &c Jo: Fawler senr - Witnesses: William Glover Anne Glover Walter Dyer.

John Fawler was mentioned in the register of duties paid for apprentices' indentures on 2 January 1712 in Deal, Kent. John Fawler of Deal, co.Kent, surgeon took an apprentice John Couchman.
     John Fawler married secondly Mary Grayson on 13 July 1714 in St Benet, Paul's Wharf, London. John Fawler of Deale, Kent, W & Mary Grayson of St Botolph, Aldgate, by licence. His first wife is unknown.
     John Fawler made a will dated 22 September 1719 in Chatham. In the name of God Amen I John Fawler in the parish of Chatham in the county of Kent surgeon being weak in body but of sound and disposing mind and memory do constitute and appoint this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to my first and principally I commend my soul to God my create ye maker of all things in a firm dependence of my acceptance with his upon the account of the full satisfaction and mediation of Jesus Christ my redeemer and next I commit my body to the dust in hopes of a glorious resurrection to be interred at the charge and discretion of my executrix hereafter named and as to that estate which it has pleased God to bless me with all (my debts and funerall expences being first paid) I give and bequeath as following that is to say I give to my dear and well beloved wife Mary Fawler all my reall and personall estate whatsoever that I am now possessed of or ever shall in law and equity become mine I give to my said wife and her heirs for ever to no other person or persons whatsoever I do by these presents declare my said wife Mary Fawler sole executrix of this my last will and testament I do by these presents disanull and revoke all former wills or conveyances by me before made In witness etc. 22 Sep 1719 J: Fawler - Witnesses: Anne Streve, Mary Dalby, Jam: Fearne.
     John died on 7 February 1725/26 in Chatham, Kent, aged 55. He was buried on 13 February 1726 in St Mary, Chatham.
     His will was proved on 15 February 1725/26 at the Rochester Consistory Court.

John Fawler

(12 January 1668/69 - 7 June 1744)
     John Fawler was christened on 12 January 1668/69 in Chatham, Kent. He was the son of George Fawler and Elizabeth Lunne. John was a Naval dockyard employee from 1684. In the 3rd quarter of 1684 he appears as an "instrument of the Clerk of the Survey" at Deptford Yard, with a salary of £20 p.a. In the 2nd quarter of 1685 this was raised to £30 p.a. (ADM 42.381). He was discharged 6 Sep 1688 (ADM 42/382) having already entered Chatham Yard, where his Master had been transferred, on 16th August. But he does not appear in the next quarter's list (ADM 42/4).
On 15 Nov 1705 John Fawler had a warrant to act as Deputy to the Secretary of the Lord High Admiral, Prince George of Denmark (ADM 6/8/202), and another Warant was issued in the same terms on 28 June 1707, appointing him deputy to the Secretary of Prince George's successor (ADM 6/9/78). He was appointed a Commissioner of the Navy to control the Victualling Accounts in June 1731.
     John Fawler married Mary Welsh on 3 June 1695 in St Swithin, London Stone, London. Mr John ffawler of St Margaret's Westminster & Madam? Mary Welsh of Wansted? in the county of Essex, were married by a provincial? lycence.
     John Fawler Esq, assistant to Josiah Burchet was appointed as Secretary to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
     He was mentioned in the will of Captain John Bennett who died 30 Jan 1716/7 at barking (previously of Poole) where John Fawler, Commissioner of the Navy was given £10 for mourning.
     His Majesty has been pleas'd to constitute and appoint ... John Fawler ... to be principal officers and commissioners to His Majesty's Navy... John Fawler, esq, commissioner to comptroll the victuallying accompts.
     On 2 Sep 1739, Commissioner Richard Hughes, Portsmouth Dock. Receipt of letter from Commissioner Fawler enclosing an admiralty order for the Princess Amelia, Bristol, Rochester and Ludlow Castle to be stored and men to be entered on them.
     John Flood, shipwright. Plymouth Dockyard. Petition for a servant having served his apprenticeship with Mr. Fawler, Master caulker and late brother of John Fawler, Commissioner
8 Oct 1740.
     John Fawler made a will dated 2 February 1743/44 in St Olave, Hart St, London. He was described as John Fawler of St Olive, Hart St Crutched Friars, City of London where he wished to be buried. His coffin was to be borne by his brethren at the Navy Board and his wife Mary his executrix. £1000 of his estate was left to his daughter Harriott Long, he mentions her husband Thomas Long, his son-in-law Thomas Rawstorn esq and daughter Anne Rawstorn; his sister Jane Newson, widow of Caleb Newson; his nephews George Thomas John & Henry Fawler and their sisters Elizabeth Purkey, Susannah, Sarah & Mary Fawler and his nephew Thos Newson; his unmarried daughters Mary Amy and Frances, and his unfortunate daughter Charlotte.
     John died on 7 June 1744 in Walthamstow, Essex, aged 75. He lived in the parish of St Olave, Hart St. His widow Mary, later lived at Walthamstow Essex. The General advertiser on 8 June announced: Wednesday morning died in an advanced age, at his house in Walthamstow Essex, John Fawler, Esq., Comptroller of the Victualling Accounts at the Navy Office.
The Daily gazetter
on 6 June announced: On Monday last died, at his house in Walthamstow, John Gawler, Esq., one of the Commissioners of the Navy, which place he had enjoyed upwards of thirty years..
London Evening Post (London, England),
June 5, 1744 - June 7, 1744; announced: Yesterday morning .... He was buried on 11 June 1744 in London. John Fawler Esquire, in the chancel vault.
     His will was proved on 13 June 1744 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Children of John Fawler and Mary Welsh

John Fawler

(24 February 1736/37 - 4 October 1817)
     John Fawler was christened on 24 February 1736/37 in Chatham, Kent. He was the son of George Fawler and Sarah Newson. John was a lawyer, London. He was admitted Attorney and Solicitor in Chancery at Michaelmas Term 1758.
     John Fawler and Elizabeth Keep obtained a marriage licence on 7 April 1760 in London. They were both of the parish of St Ethelburgh.
     John Fawler married Elizabeth Keep on 13 April 1760 in St Ethelberga, Bishopgate, London. Married by licence.
     John Fawler, attorney of the City of London paid tax on an aprrentice Sam Denison.
     He may be the John Fawler, attorney of the City of London who paid the indenture tax in April 1761. John Fawler of Staples Inn, attorney paid again on 10 Jul 1778 for an apprentice Francis Le Strange and of Cliffords Inn, attorney who paid tax on another 8 Apr 1788.
     In Capt John Fawler's will dated 17 July 1766 in Chatham, Kent, John Fawler was named as executor of the estate. He was an executor of Capt John Fawler's estate on 4 August 1766 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
     John Fawler lived at Lambeth, Surrey, 1776. He later he lived at Kennington Lane, Lambeth, in 1776 at William St Lambeth and East Street Lambeth where he died.
     John Fawler, attorney of Staples Inn, London paid tax on an aprrentice Francis Le Strange. He was an executor of George Fawler's estate on 7 August 1782 in PCC. John Fawler was listed in a directory dated 1784 as attorney at Mr King's, Cutlers hall, London. He was listed as a Freeman of the city of London. He was a scrivener.
     John Fawler made a will dated 28 April 1817 in Lambeth, Surrey. I John Fawler at present residing at Lambeth in the County of Surry Citizen and Scrivener of London margin: Born at Chatham in Kent only Son of GEORGE and SARAH admitted an Attorney and a Solicitor in Chancery in Michas Term 1753 aged 80 years being of sound mind memory and understanding (praised be God for the same) and whilst in my sound senses do male publish and declare this Writing as and for my last Will and Testament as follows viz , Therefore (to prevent litigation between my three Daughters and their Husbands after my death)
First I desire my Executors to call in all my Securities for Money and Debts (except as hereinafter expressed) and thereout to pay and discharge my own debts and funeral expences and to lay out the General residue thereof (after giving £7 for Mourning to my daughter SOPHIA BALL for Mourning for herself and Children after mentioned)
I give devise _and bequeath unto my Friends WILLIAM MASON of Staple Inn London Gentleman WILLIAM DEAN of Oxford Street Middlesex Surgeon and my Cousin JOSEPH HOOPER (in whom I place great trust and confidence) to fulfill this my Will all that, my Freehold Estate House Garden and Premises situate in Charles Street Upper Deptford in the County of Kent with their Appurtenances In Trust nevertheless to receive and take the Rent and Profits thereof and to pay the same unto the hands of my youngest daughter SO[PHIA BALL (separate and apart from her Husband who ran into my means who set him up in Business to maintain himself) [margin: 40 Guineas I lent W™ BALL to set him up in the Upholstery business not thank for it I have experienced enough in my profession in Chancery and Bankrupts between Husbands and their Wives] and which I direct to be by her Solely paid and applied for and towards the maintenance and education of her Infant Children SOPHIA ELIZA FRANCES and HENRY BALL and the survivor of them until they shall respectively attain their ages of 14 years when I order and direct my said Daughter SOPHIA to put them out Apprentices to some slight Trades and Business [margin: their Father knew the want of it to his prejudice but would not be taught to write by me J Fr] and such only as my said Trustees and their Mother shall then approve of who shall find them in Wearing Apparel suitable to their Stations until out of their times of Apprenticeship [margin: In the present age its the Fashion to spend all their Childrens Fortune and give them no education or business] and on their compleating thereof then I give devise and bequeath my said Estate in Kent unto their Mother for and during her life independent of her Husband WILLIAM BALL and to be at her own seperate use and disposal and not to be in any ways subject or liable to his Debts Power Controul or Engagements and I do hereby declare that her receipt alone to my said Trustees and without his Joining therein, shall be a good and sufficient discharge to my said Trustees and from the quarter day next after my said Daughters decease Then I give devise and bequeath my said Estate and Premises in Kent unto her said, three Children the said SOPHIA BALL ELIZA FRANCES BALL and HENRY BALL during their respective lives with benefit of survivorship in case any or either of their, deaths and to the Heir of the Survivor whether Male or Female upon the like conditions and restrictions as to Husbands To hold as Tenants in Common and not as joint Tenants upon condition, that they keep all my Estate in substantial repairs I Give devise and bequeath Unto my Son in Law WILLIAM BALL the Rent of my Freehold Estate at Thames Ditton in the County of Surry until his Son arrives at the age proper to put him out Apprentice to some Trade or Business and to find him in Board and Education and Cloaths during his Servitude or Apprenticeship and when out of his time to buy him Tools suitable to his Business when I give devise and bequeath unto his Son HENRY BALL my said Estate and Premises with the Right of Common thereunto annexed to set him up in his Business and on his decease then I give such Estate unto his mother and Sisters or the then survivors of them their Heirs and Assigns (independant of any Husband they may chance to marry with) which I direct to be settled on either of them during their respective lives and afterwards on their Children whether Males or Females and their Heirs I give and bequeath [margin: Its more than she deserves having like her Sister SKELTON deserted me when lame in my Feet £2l] all that my Term of Years Right Title, and Interest of and in Leasehold Messuage Bakehouse Shop and Premises situate in the Coney Walk (now called Lambeth Walk) in the said County of Surry subject to the Crowns Rent and Covenants in Lea se thereof contained and of which I paid off the mortgage thearon paid by me to Mr JOHN PHILPOTT of Bath [margin: It cost me £320 I paid off the Mortgage with Interest Mrs BALL can prove it] as my Daughter SOPHIA BALL well knows (notwithstanding what my Son in Law WILLIAM SKELTON and his Wife who I maintained during her widowhood and gave her present Husband an account thereof and have the Title Deeds in my possession as proof thereof) (sic) In Trust nevertheless for the sole use and benefit of her Sister SOPHIA BALL for the term five years and on the expiration thereof to her two daughters during the remainder of my then term therein equally between them share and share alike I give and bequeath all that my Right Share and Interest of in and to the Golden Lane Brewery and the dividends and produce thereof and arising therefrom Unto my said Daughter SOPHIA BALL until her two Daughters SGHPIA and ELIZA shall attain their respective ages of 21 years and after that I will order and direct that the Capital Interest and dividends payable thereon shall fall into and be considered as part of the general Residue of my Personal Estate and be paid and applied as such and as to all the rest residue and remainder of my Personal Estate and Effects not hereinbefore given devised or bequeathed I recommend my said Trustees and Executors to lay out and invest the same in the Bank of England In Trust in their names and the names of my said Daughter SOPHIA BALL and my Grand Children SOPHIA and BLIZA BALL and the survivor of them Upon Government Securities carrying the best rate of Interest which Interest I direct shall be laid out and accumulated until a good Mortgage of a Freehold Estate (in the Register County of Middlesex) (margin: there is no other county (except Yorkshire) Save for Mortgages I have experienced it in business] can be procured wherein to invest the Capital and Interest thereof all which (when invested) or laid out in such Mortgages I give devise and bequeath unto my said daughter SOPHIA BALL :[margin: my daughter SOPHIA is called by her Sisters my favorite and attended me in my Lameness and wants the most] Independent of her Husband during her natural life and from her decease Then I give devise and bequeath such Government Securities and Mortgages and the Interest thereof unto her said two Grand children (sic) the said Sophia BALL and Eliza Frances BALL or the Survivor of them and if then married I will order and direct shall be settled by their Husbands during their respective lives with full power and authority to dispose thereof after their deaths leaving no Children as they in their discretion to he Husband Children or Issue of their marriages (sic)
I give to HENRY BURGH Esq my Cunningham’s Law Dictionary and to his Clerk Mr JOSEPH EDWARDS my ancient Hand Bell
I give to Mr John Barnes all that my Law Books be sold and my other Books to be given my Grandchildren and the survivor of them and request their Mother to take care of them till of age for their benefit
I give to my Daughter ELIZABETH SKELTON my Mourning Ring for my late Cousin Mrs MARY HOOPER and my Mourning Ring for my Friend ROBERT WYNTER Esq’re to my Executor WILLIAM MASON I give to my Son in Law Mr GEORGE WALKER my Silver Shoe Buckles and one Shilling to search for my Will he and his Wife SARAH MARY WALKER take no notice of me being amply provided for by the Wills of my Cousin LONG and RAWSTRONE through my Relationship to both of them and cannot want during her and her Husband and Daughters lifetimes and my Daughter SKELTON through Mr CHAPPELL and her present husband wants no assistance from and despises me they both kept and their daughters their secret and new good fortune :from me [margin: All secret Keepers are confounded Liars] and their Sister BALL and I always detested Secrets and their Keepers as is too well known by my whole Family
I desire to be buried in the Parish of Saint Pauls Deptford in a plain decent manner and near my respective Father Grave (as possible) by Mr HAMPSHIRE and that only my Daughter BALL my Cousin JOSEPH HOOPER and my Friends the said WILLIAM MASON and my surgeon who saved my life (if his business does not prevent him) may only attend my last remains and to whom I give 8 Guineas as a small acknowledgement for his care and attendance on me in the Inflammation in my Legs when given over by my Cousin Doctor THOMAS HOOPER M.D. who very generously gave me his advice without charging me any emoluments for it as I do not want any Hypocritac Tears shed over my remains by any other of my Family without any sincere regard for me since their respective Marriages and I hereby appoint them the said WILLIAM MASON WILLIAM DEAN and JOSEPH HOOPER Trustees for my said Daughter SOPHIA BALL and my said Grand Child during their minorities and Executors of this my Will and hope that they will accept the same for my sake (all wrote with my own hand) hereby revoking and making void all former and other Will and Wills and Codicils by me at any time heretofore made and executed In witness &c 28 April 1817 John Fawler omnia vincit veretas - Witnesses: Joseph Conder Pipe Office Somerset House William Henry Waldo Pipe 0ffice Somerset House . Joseph Edwards Pipe Office Somerset House
A Codicil made by me to this my annexed last Will and Testament which I desire may be taken and executed as a further part thereof whereas by and under the last Will and Testament of my late worthy cousin Ann RAWSTRONE late of Lexden in the County of Essex single woman thereby left to me only £300 (instead of £3000 as promised) in the Royal Exchange Assurance Office which I have accepted as her Heir at Law on her Mother side and have informed her Executor and Executrix thereof and paid the Stamp Duty due thereon according to the value of that stock on the day of transfer [margin: £39.12 + 1.12 = 4.12] I therefore desire and request that my Trustees and Executors do and shall invest on a Freehold Estate in the County of Middlesex and request them to pay the Interest thereof (as received) into the proper hands of my said Daughter SOPHIA BALL during her life (exclusive of her Husband) and after her decease then I give and bequeath the Principal and Interest thereof to be paid and applied as I have by my last Will and Testament directed the general residuum of my Personal Estate and Effects and to be considered as such I will order and direct my said Son in Law WILLIAM BALL and SARAH (sic) his Wife within one Month after my decease to Insure my two Freehold Houses to the amount or value thereof and to keep the same Insured during the Term of his Wifes life otherwise the devises thereof by my said annexed Will shall cease and be void and on her decease he shall assign the policies thereof to my said Trustees for the benefit of their Children
I give to Mrs ANN HARRISON a Black Gold Ring
I give to my Friends THOMAS GEORGE NICHOLS (sic) my Explanation and Remarks on the Holy Bible and to Mr ABRAHAM CLATON and Mr [blank] all my woolen Apparel (except my Linen) and desire that it may be deemed and taken and executed as part thereof (sic)
I desire to be put in a plain Elm Coffin not to be covered with any black or [blank] Shroud black Nailed with my name and age without any Feathers or Mutes and Black hearse and Coach with my Trustees and Executors only [blank] and by Day Light and my Will to be proved by Mr GROJAN my Proctor within ten days after my decease and executed as [blank]
Witness my hand this [blank] John Fawler - All that is and are remaining in my room at my death to be preserved for Grand Daughters SARA ELIZA FRANCES [blank] my last Will and Codicil this in great agony John Fawler Witness: Wm Whitebrook margin: the left blank is illegible
15 November 1817 Appeared Personally WILLIAM DEAN of Oxford Street in the County of Middlesex Surgeon and JOSEPH MULLETT of the Pipe Office Somerset House in the Strand in the County of Middlesex Gentleman and being respectively sworn on the Holy Evangelists made Oath as follows and first the said WILLIAM DEAN for himself made oath that, he is one of the Executors named in the last Will arid Testament with a Codicil of JOHN FAWLER formerly of William Street but late of East Street Lambeth in the County of Surry deceased the probate and execution whereof he has renounced and that about seven or eight days previous to the said deceased’s death which happened on the fourth day of October last the Testator being then in a very dangerous state and apprehending his dissolution was very fast approaching sent to this Deponent his said last Will and Testament with a Codicil under Cover and sealed up with a request that the Deponent would keep the same in his possession until after his the deceased’s death this Deponent therefore took the same, into his Custody where; they remained in the same state as when first delivered to him until the 14 October last on which day he the Deponent brought the said Will and Codicil sealed up as aforesaid to Mr ROBERT GROJAN of Doctors Commons for the purpose of taking his professional advice thereon and who by this Deponents desire broke the seal of the Cover and read the Contents of the same over to this Deponent at which time the Deponent observed the several obliterations interlineations erasures and marginal observations appearing thereon and then left the Will and Codicil in the hands of the said ROBERT GROJAN in whose possession he is informed and verily believes it has ever since remained and the said WILLIAM DEAN lastly made oath that he verily and in his conscience believes that the said Will and Codicil was now in the same plight and condition as when the same were sent to him by the said deceased under cover and sealed up as aforesaid and the said JOSEPH MULLET for himself made Oath that he knew and was intimately acquainted with the said deceased, for several years before and down to the time of his death and he has frequently seen him write and thereby become well acquainted with his manner and character of hand writing and subscription and having now carefully viewed and inspected the paper writing hereunto annexed purporting to be the last Will and Testament with a Codicil of the said deceased this Deponent made Oath that he verily and In his Conscience believes the whole body and contents of the said Will ant Codicil including the several Interlineations and Marginal Observations aforesaid to be the proper Hand writing and subscription of the said JOHN FAWLER deceased - Wm Dean Joseph Mullett
On 25 November 1317 Administration of the Will and Codicil annexed of the Goods &c of John FAWLER formerly of William Street but late of East Street Lambeth in the County of Surry deceased was granted to SOPHIA BALL (Wife of WILLIAM BALL) the daughter and Residuary Legatee for life WILLIAM MASON WILLIAM DEAN and JAMES HOOPER (in the Will written JOSEPH HOOPER) Executors and Residuary Legatees in Trust having first renounced
On 7 May 1845 Administration (with the Will annexed) of the Goods Chattels and Credits of John FAWLER formerly of William Street but late of East Street Lambeth in the County of "Surrey deceased left unadministered by SOPHIA BALL (Wife of WILLIAM BALL) deceased whilst living the Daughter and the Residuary legatee for life named in the said Will was granted to SOPHIA THOMPSON (Wife of THOMAS THOMPSON formerly BALL Spinster) and ELIZA FRANCES MARTIN (Wife of ROBERT MARTIN formerly BALL Spinster) the Grand daughters and the Residuary legatees substituted in the said Will having, been first, sworn duly to Adr
On 24 November 1871 the Administration with Will and Codicil annexed of the Personal Estate and Effects of JOHN FAWLER formerly of William Street and late of East Street Lambeth in the County of Surrey deceased who died on 4 October 1817 at East Street aforesaid left unadministered by SOPHIA BALL wife of WILLIAM BALL deceased whilst living the Daughter of the said Deceased and the Residuary Legatee for life named in the said Will also by Sophia THOMPSON wife of THOMAS THOMPSON formerly BALL Spinster and ELIZA'FRANCES MARTIN wife of ROBERT MARTIN formerly BALL Spinster respectively deceased whilst living the Granddaughter of the said Deceased and Residuary Legatees substituted by the said Will was granted to ROBERT MARTIN the Husband and Administrator of the Personal Estate and Effects of the said ELIZA FRANCES MARTIN deceased he having been first-sworn.

     John died on 4 October 1817 in East Street, Lambeth, Surrey, aged 80. He was buried on 12 October 1817 in St Paul, Deptford, Kent.
     His will was proved on 25 November 1817 at PCC. Adminstration with will and codicil annexed of the goods of John Fawler formerly of William Street, but late of East St, Lambeth by his daughter Mrs Ball. James Hooper (written as Joseph in the will) and others having renounced. Further grants were made on 7 May 1845 to her daughters Mrs Thompson and Mrs Martin, and on 24 Nov 1871 to Robert Martin, the widower of Mrs Martin.
     The administration of his estate was granted to Eliza Frances Ball and Sophia Elizabeth Ball on 7 May 1845 On 7 May 1845 Administration (with the Will annexed) of the Goods Chattels and Credits of John FAWLER formerly of William Street but late of East Street Lambeth in the County of "Surrey deceased left unadministered by SOPHIA BALL (Wife of WILLIAM BALL) deceased whilst living the Daughter and the Residuary legatee for life named in the said Will was granted to SOPHIA THOMPSON (Wife of THOMAS THOMPSON formerly BALL Spinster) and ELIZA FRANCES MARTIN (Wife of ROBERT MARTIN formerly BALL Spinster) the Grand daughters and the Residuary legatees substituted in the said Will having, been first, sworn duly to Adr.
     The administration of his estate was granted to Robert Duncan Martin on 24 November 1871 On 24 November 1871 the Administration with Will and Codicil annexed of the Personal Estate and Effects of JOHN FAWLER formerly of William Street and late of East Street Lambeth in the County of Surrey deceased who died on 4 October 1817 at East Street aforesaid left unadministered by SOPHIA BALL wife of WILLIAM BALL deceased whilst living the Daughter of the said Deceased and the Residuary Legatee for life named in the said Will also by Sophia THOMPSON wife of THOMAS THOMPSON formerly BALL Spinster and ELIZA FRANCES MARTIN wife of ROBERT MARTIN formerly BALL Spinster respectively deceased whilst living the Granddaughter of the said Deceased and Residuary Legatees substituted by the said Will was granted to ROBERT MARTIN the Husband and Administrator of the Personal Estate and Effects of the said ELIZA FRANCES MARTIN deceased he having been first-sworn.

Children of John Fawler and Elizabeth Keep

John Fawler

(5 July 1710 - )
     John Fawler was born on 5 July 1710 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster, London. He was the son of John Fawler and Mary Welsh. John Fawler was christened on 19 July 1710 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster.

Capt John Fawler

(5 September 1712 - 31 July 1766)
     Capt John Fawler was christened on 5 September 1712 in Stoke Damerel, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon. He was the son of Thomas Fawler and Susanna Hulbert. John served in the Royal Navy from 1726. He entered the Navy by Warrant of 3 Feb 1725/6 for "Mr John Fawler within the age to be a Volunteer in the Winchester (ADM 6/13/101). HMS Winchester, complement 280, was then at Plymouth ... John Fawler had been appointed 1st Lieut. on 1 July 1740, and on 28 Aug 1740 Wm Smith was discharged. Charles Cotterell succeeding him as Commander. HMS Lyon was at Spithead by the end of September, and to sea at the end of the next month. She reached Port Royal Jamaica, at the beginning of Jan 1740/41, leaving the end of the same month, and was off Cartagena by the beginning of April. She returned to Port Royal a month later, and leaving at the beginning of June made several cruises out of Cumberland Harbour, Cuba (ADM 36/1882). John Fawler was discharged 6 Oct 1741 into the Boyne (ADM 36/1883). ... On 22 Aug 1742 he was discharged into the Deptford Store Ship (ADM 36/381). By commission of 23 Aug 1742 he was appointed Commander of this ship, with 120 men, in which he sailed for Piscattaqua, New England, arriving at the beginning of December. He remained there until mid April 1743, when the Deptford set sail, and reached the Downs at the end of May, from whence they made their way up the Thames, and arrived at Deptford on 10 June 1743 (ADM 36/774). The Deptford store ship left Deptford again on 24 Oct 1743 and got to sea from the Nore on 29 Nov following. ... She then returned to England and going into Portsmouth Harbour on 10 Dec 1744. ... then to Gibraltar, etc.
     By Commission of 2 Dec 1745 he became Captain of the Sterling Castle 480 men, then lying at Gibraltar, on which ship his brother George Fawler was Carpenter. ... Returned to Chatham 21 Dec 1747. Against his name in the Muster book for April and May 1746 is the entry 'Mulcted of all his personal pay by a Court Martial 7 Oct 1746 as per Admiralty's order 5 December 1746 to be applied to the Chest at Chatham" and in the Musters for January to May 1747 is the entry "To be mulcted of all his personal pay & to be applied to the Chest at Chatham P.A.O 5 Decr 1746" [ADM 36/3640].
     There is a brief account of his career in Job Charnock's Biographia Navalis V p.375.
     Capt John Fawler and Mary Poole obtained a marriage licence on 17 October 1743 in London.
     Capt John Fawler married Mary Poole, daughter of John Poole and Elizabeth Geere, on 18 October 1743 in St Peter Cornhill, London. By his marriage he became Lord of the manor of Lancing. (Smith mss v.9 p.157). She was described as the daughter of John Poole, master shipwright of Sheerness, Kent. He was of Deptford.
     In 1744, Captain John Fawler, the Deptford Storeship, Portland, aquaints the Board of his arrival at Portland with Commodore Long's Squadron from Port Mahon, together with a bill of lading. He also requests a replacement longboat.
     De Lage stood over to the coast of Spain where, on April 4th, off Cape St. Martin, the Volage, which had
chased out of sight of the squadron, was taken, after an obstinate
resistance, by Captain John Fawler, of the Stirling Castle, 70. On the following morning her consorts hove in sight ; and Fawler, believing himself to be in no fit condition to engage them, cut adrift
the prize, which he had taken in tow. She was therefore retaken, and with her, a lieutenant and twenty-five men. Fawler was tried by court-martial at Gibraltar on October (3th and 7th following ; and the court, though it acquitted him for not engaging de Lage, condemned him for not destroying the prize, which, as he had had possession of her all night and had learnt from the prisoners that her consorts were in the neighbourhood, he should and could
have done
.
     Capt John Fawler made a will dated 17 July 1766 in Chatham, Kent. His will left his estate to his son Thomas Fawler and daughter Mary Fawler, his nephew John Fawler gentleman of London to be sole executor. If both children died before 21 his estate was to go to his nephews John Fawler of London gentleman and John Pucky of Woolwich shipwright.
     John died on 31 July 1766 in Maidstone, Kent, aged 53. He was buried on 1 August 1766 in St Mary, Chatham.
     His will was proved on 4 August 1766 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
     Devon Record Office, Dunsford parish: Overseers of the Poor, Parish Documents: John Fawler and Mary, his wife, order quashing removal to St Thomas - ref. 4572 A-99/PO 4/42-43 - date: 1782 - this is unlikely to be connected.

Children of Capt John Fawler and Mary Poole

John Elphick Fawler

(18 October 1745 - )
     John Elphick Fawler was born on 18 October 1745 in Gillingham, Kent. He was the son of Capt John Fawler and Mary Poole. John entered the Navy as Instrument to the Storekeeper at Deptford on 16 Feb 1761, at a salary of £30 p.a. From the third quarter of 1761 he appears as John Fawler. He was discharged on 25 Feb 1764 from 1761 to 1764.
     John served in the 22nd Regiment of Foot in 1766. He enlisted in the 22nd Foot on 12 June 1766, deserted on 26 July following, returned on 2 August, and was discharged on 12 Sep 1766. While at Dover Castle on 12 Sep 1766 he conveyed the Manor of Lancing to John Brown of Harsham, who was Steward of the Manor.
     He was not mentioned in his father's will of July 1766. He and James Hooper witnessed John Hooper and Mary Fawler's wedding on 27 February 1769 in St Saviour, Southwark, Surrey, England.
     John died in West Indies. Of John Fawler little appears to be known beyond the fact that he was in the army, that he went to " the Indies " and was not again heard of, but is supposed to have died there.

John George Fawler

(1766 - )
     John George Fawler was born in 1766. He was the son of John Fawler and Elizabeth Keep.

Martha Fawler

(before 1658 - )
     Martha Fawler was born before 1658 in England. She was the daughter of Thomas Fawler and Mary Groome?