John Frederick Pinney MP of Racedown nr Bridport

1719 - 1762


Son of John Pinney of Nevis and Mary Helme, and cousin of Azariah Pinney. MP for Bridport 1747-1761.

  1. Will of John Frederick Pinney of Bettiscombe, Dorset proved 04/12/1762. After several monetary legacies and one annuity (of £105 p.a. to Caroline Simes late of Richbell Court but now of Grays Inn London) he left the remainder of his estate in trust under entail for John Pretor. The contingent heirs included Jacob Houblon and John Houblon.


  1. PROB 11/882/101.

We are grateful to Sean Creighton for his help with this entry.

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
1734 [SY] - 1762 [EY] → Tenant-for-life

Christine Eickelmann and David Small, [accessed 03/04/2018] show the estate as entailed by Azariah Pinney.

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

election →
Bridport Dorset
1747 - 1761

Relationships (1)

Testator → Legatee
Notes →

Addresses (1)

Racedown, Bridport, Dorset, Wessex, England