Thomas Thoresby

???? - 1790


Annuitant for £50 p.a. for his life and the life of his son Thomas Thoresby on the estates of John Abel Ward on Nevis under indentures of 1774, one of a long list of such annuitants for different amounts on different lives, suggesting that John Abel Ward had sold annuities secured on the estate to raise capital. In 1837 the executors of Thomas Thoresby the father, Thomas Thoresby the son and Anna Maria Thoresby [widow and heiress of Thomas Thoresby the son] were all included in the Master's Report in the Chancery case of Neave v Miller as entitled to the the annuities or arrears of annuities.

  1. Will of Thomas Thoresby of Barton House Barton Mills Suffolk proved 12/04/1790. He left his real estate for life to his wife Isabella and then to his son Rev. Thomas Thoresby, charged with £4000 for his daughter Amelia. He left his personalty equally among his wife and two children. His will referred to premises at King's Arms Yard in Coleman Street: Kent's Directory for 1777 shows him as an attorney at that address.


London Gazette 19129, 18 February 1834, pg. 296; London Gazette 22415 21/08/1860 p. 3106.

  1. PROB 11/1191/61; Kent's Directory for 1777.

Further Information


Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1774 [SY] - 1813 [EY] → Annuitant

Thomas Thoresby was an annuitant for £50 p.a. for his life and that of his son (also Thomas, d. c. 1813) on the Nevis property of John Abel Ward under indentures of 1774.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Founder subscriber
Lloyd's of London

Relationships (2)

Annuitant → Grantor
Father → Son

Addresses (1)

Barton Mills, Suffolk, East Anglia, England