John Parson

???? - 1811


Son of Edward Parson I and brother of Edward Parson II. He died on the same day as his brother, Rev. James Parson of St Croix.

  1. The will of John Parson of Rickinghall Superior Suffolk proved 31/12/1811. The will identified his children from his two marriages, including the late Frances Thornhill, and referred to unspecified estates to which he had been entitled to the interest (together with the interest on £4000) under his marriage settlement with his first wife Elizabeth. The estates had been sold and the proceeds 'fallen into the hands of' William Collow and were subject to litigation.


Gentleman's Magazine, LXXXI (July-Dec. 1811) Part II p. 657; Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online], for Rev. James Parson: 'Adm. pens. (age 18) at ST JOHN'S, June 10, 1766, as Parsons. S. of Edward, Esq., of Herts. B. at New Place. School, Eton. Matric. Michs. 1767; B.A. 1770; M.A. 1773. Ord. deacon (London) June 11, 1772; priest, July 26, 1772. R. of Little Parndon, Essex, 1772-1811. R. of Larling, Norfolk, 1774-81. R. of Meesden, Herts., 1781-1790. R. of East Wretham (with W. Wretham, 1794), Norfolk, 1790-6. R. of Brandon Ferry, Suffolk, 1791-4. Died Aug. 10, 1811, ‘aged 64,’ at St Croix, W. Indies; ‘brother of John Parson, esquire, of Botesdale, who died on the same day.’ (Eton Coll. Reg.; St John's Coll. Adm., III. 712; G. Mag., 1811, II. 657.)'

  1. PROB 11/1528/423.

Further Information

(1) Elizabeth Chetwynd (2) Lucy Sillett
With (1) Frances; Grace; Henrietta. With (2) Read; John; Frances

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Son