Colonel (later Lieutenant Colonel) Thomas Ord

???? - 1777


Soldier, among 23 purchasers who were parties to a deed of 1774 under which Augustin Gwyn (q.v.) sold annuities secured on Mount Charles and Middleton to refinance his purchase of Mount Charles and his development of Middleton.

  1. Col. Thomas Ord of the Royal Artillery had been granted 5000 acres in the province of New York in 1765 and petitioned in 1775 for the grant to be realised.

  2. Will of Thomas Ord Lt Col. in the Royal Regiment of Artillery, of Plumstead, proved 02/05/1777. The will was made in 1769 before his purchase of the annuity from Augustin Gwyn.


Essex Archives Online, D/DU/1243/8, 13/12/1774 [accessed 29/11/2019].

  1. Letters and Papers of Cadwallader Colden [accessed 13/06/2021].

  2. PROB 11/1013/13

Further Information


Associated Estates (2)

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] - 1777 [EY] → Annuitant
1774 [SY] - 1777 [EY] → Annuitant

Addresses (1)

Shooters Hill, Plumstead, Kent, South-east England, England