Nunn wills: Middlesex, 1831-1857

James Nunn of Great Queen Street, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, bookseller, 1831

  • Mary Ann Nunn: daughter, exec
  • Elizabeth Ann Nunn: daughter
  • Sarah Low widow of Hugh Low, late of Holborn, bookseller: daughter
  • Jane Pattrick wife of Thomas Pattrick of Walton, Essex, miller: daughter
  • Richard Priestley of Holborn, bookseller: exec
  • Miss Sophia Nelson daughter of Mr Nelson of Hyde Street, Bloomsbury
  • Francis Hicks of Bartletts Buildings, solicitor: witness
  • Thomas W. Randall, Frederick Charles Steggall: witness
  • Source: PCC
  • Biographical notes: James Nunn of Great Queen Street, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, was buried at St Dunstan’s in the East in the City of London on 28 May 1831, aged 76 (born about 1755). His daughter Sarah married Hugh Low in 1812 at St Bride’s, Fleet Street. His daughter Jane married Thomas Pattrick of Thorpe, Essex, at St Giles-in-the-Fields, Holborn, in 1815 (witnesses: Joshua Nunn, Elizabeth Ann Nunn, Grimwood Foaker, Mary Ann Nunn).

Susannah Nunn, spinster, late of Ampton Street, Grey’s Inn Lane, now of Bradfield, Essex, 1838

  • Susan otherwise Susannah Nunn, widow: mother
  • Mary Ann Nunn, spinster: sister
  • George and John Blomfield: witnesses
  • Source: PCC

Anne Nunn, widow of Islington, 1840

  • Formerly of New North Road, late of Copenhagen Street, Pentonville, parish of St Mary’s, Islington
  • Widow of Henry Nunn esqr
  • Louisa Elizabeth Clarke, spinster: daughter
  • David Brooks, Mary Howe: witnesses
  • Source: PCC

Jonathan Alexander Nunn of Regent’s Circus, Oxford Street and Haven Cottage, Ealing, straw hat maker, 1842

  • Eliza Victoria Nunn: wife, exec
  • George Smith of Mount Street, Grosvenor Square, dyer: exec
  • Robert Turner of Blandford Street, Portland Square, plumber: exec
  • William Martyn of 38 Davies Street, Berkeley Square: witness
  • Elizabeth Horton, 8 Smith Street, Manchester Square: witness
  • Source: PCC
  • Biographical note: according to the GRO index, he was 43 at his death in 1842 (born about 1799)

William Nunn of 119 Church Street, Bethnal Green, grocer, 1844

  • William Carr Barry of 33 Spital Square, Middlesex, gent: exec
  • Robert Young of 34 Coal Harbour Street, Hackney Road, Middlesex, undertaker
  • Selina Andrews: servant
  • William Burt of Cambridge Road, Middlesex, schoolmaster: son of his late wife
  • R Taylor of 26 Middleton Road, Queen’s Road, Dalston: witness
  • John Child of 120 Church Street, Bethnal Green, tailor: witness
  • Source: LMA

Ann Nunn of Mile End, widow, 1845

  • Two address: Saville Place, Mile End and 4 Wades Place, Mile End
  • Mary Harris wife of James Harris of Globe Lane, Middlesex: daughter
  • Sarah Nunn of Walworth, Surrey: daughter
  • Mr Isaac Buxell: formerly his servant
  • Mary Scotney wife of Charles Scotney of 6 Wades Place, Mile End
  • Avis Cole wife of Henry Cole of 4 Wades Place, Mile End
  • William Hart of 83 Whitechapel High Street, Middlesex: exec
  • James Jones of 4 Freemans Place, Mile End Road, grocer: witness
  • Frederick Cock (or Cork?) of 3 Freemans Place, Mile End Road: witness
  • Source: LMA

Thomas Nunn of 19 Great James Street, Bedford Row, grocer, 1845

  • Susannah Nunn: wife, exec
  • Susannah Nunn: daughter, exec
  • Thomas Nunn the younger and John Nunn: sons, execs
  • William Nunn of Suffolk Street West, St Pancras, his wife and children unnamed: brother
  • Susanna Snaire wife of James Snaire of No. 8 Regent Street, Mile End Road: sister
  • Daughter of Susanna Snaire, now married, living with her mother: niece
  • Mr Joseph Francis Burrell of No. 9 Great Titchfield Street, Marylebone. Mr Burrell’s Chapel at same address
  • Mr Richard Dore of No. 49 Sholdom Street, Marylebone
  • John Gore: servant
  • Thomas Hancock of Marlbro’ Cottage, Stoke Newington: exec
  • George Hume of Great James Street, solicitor: witness
  • John Proctor Bird, clerk: witness
  • George Boughton Hume: witness
  • Source: PCC

Samuel Nunn, surgeon of Duke Street, 1846

  • Ann: wife, exec
  • Children (unnamed), some or all under 21
  • William Ling of Moore Place, Lambeth, Surrey: exec
  • J Smeaton, Samuel F Dendy: witnesses
  • Source: PCC

Elizabeth Nunn of No. 96 Shoreditch, milliner and dressmaker, 1847

  • Sarah Nunn: daughter: exec
  • Unnamed: her other children
  • Frederick Parks of No. 76 Shoreditch, draper: exec
  • Frederic Wildbore, surgeon of 180 Shoreditch: witness
  • Mary Griffin, Red Lion Street, Spitalfields: witness
  • Source: PCC
  • Biographical notes: Elizabeth was born Elizabeth Griffin in 1801 in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, the daughter of Daniel Griffin and Sarah Fowler. She married David Nunn at St George Hanover Square when she was seventeen. They had ten children. Her husband was an oilman and chandler, but after his death the family turned to millinery and dressmaking, perhaps influenced by many of Elizabeth’s siblings who were drapers. Mary Griffin, one of the witnesses to her will, was the wife of Elizabeth’s brother, Thomas. Elizabeth was buried at Abney Park cemetery, aged 46. Her husband had predeceased her in 1841 and didn’t leave a will. His admon should be at The National Archives but on enquiry, they have been unable to find it.

Samuel Nunn of Homerton, St John’s Hackney, builder, 1851

  • Charlotte Nunn: wife
  • Ann Nunn: daughter
  • Benjamin Hitchcock Nunn of Brighton, Sussex, builder: son
  • Joseph Nunn of Homerton, builder: son
  • William Nunn of Hackney, painter, plumber and glazier: son
  • Charlotte Smither, deceased, late wife of Thomas Robert Smither of Bethnal Green, Dissenting Minister: daughter
  • Samuel Smither, son of Charlotte: grandson
  • Isaac Marchant, smith and bellhanger; William Rogers; John Moon; Daniel Gramson; Charles Rutter, sawmaker; John Gorbell, broker: occupiers
  • Benjamin Brett, Thomas Brett: witnesses
  • Source: PCC

John Nunn, gent of White Lion Street, Islington, 1852

  • Rebecca Colls of same: friend, exec
  • Ann Robertson, widow of Exmouth Place, Limehouse Fields: sister, exec
  • Benjamin Brown, Elizabeth Sillick?: witnesses
  • Source: PCC

William Nunn of 25 St Paul’s Terrace, Camden New Town, 1854

  • Sarah Ann Nunn: wife, exec
  • William Martin of 16 Gloster Terrace, Vauxhall Road, Pimlico, gent: exec
  • James Moody of 15 Hardings Terrace, Albert Street, ? Newington (not clear if Stoke Newington or St Mary): exec
  • Source: PCC

Holden Nunn of Northampton Livery Stables, Compton Mews, Canonbury Square, Islington, 1857

  • Eliza Nunn: daughter, exec
  • Robert Nunn: son
  • William Nunn: son, exec
  • John Hudson, solicitor of 4 Fenchurch Buildings: witness
  • William Good, clerk: witness
  • Biographical note: Halden Nunn of Canonbury Square and Worcester was buried at St James’, St Pancras, on 4 May 1857, aged 66 (born about 1791). Appears on the 1851 census with wife Mary and the three children mentioned in the will. His place of birth is given as “Great Wellnothern”, presumably Great Whelnetham.
  • Source: PCC

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