Rev. William Biscoe

17th Apr 1805 - 6th Nov 1877

Claimant or beneficiary


Probably son of Stephana Biscoe (q.v.) and Joseph Seymour Biscoe.

  1. Married Caroline Treweeke Wooldridge 1835; in 1851 living at Alderbury as Vicar of Coombe Bissett, with some suggestively named children, including Stephana.

  2. Will of The Reverend William Biscoe late of Exhall Rectory Warks who died 06/11/1877 at Exhall Rectory proved 02/12/1878 by Rev. Henry Treweeke Rectory of Ashton house Newnham and Rev. John Wooldridge Biscoe of St Peter's London Docks sons, personal estate under £450.

  3.  2nd son of Joseph Seymour Biscoe, b. Apr 17 1805. Matric. Queens' Lent 1827, BA 1831 MA 1834. Ord. Deacon and priest (Hereford) 1830, Rector of Donnington Heref. 1831-45; Vicar of Coombe Bissett Wilts. 1843-57; Vicar of Edlington Lincs 1857-68; Rector of Exhall-cum-Wixord Warks 1868-77. Married Caroline Treweeke daughter of James Wooldridge RN 29/10/1835. Died 06/11/1877.


  1. Marriage settlement 28/10/1835 recorded under 'Grylls of Heston'; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online] has an entry for Stephana Biscoe of Alderbury Wiltshire Q2 1852, who appears to be the Stephana Biscoe shown in the 1851 census, aged 6 months, daughter of William (aged 45 Vicar of Coombe Bissett) and Car[o]line Biscoe of Coombe Bissett Alderbury; the birth of a Joseph Seymour Biscoe was registered at Aldersbury Q3 1843.

  2. National Probate Calendar 1878.

  3. CCEd [database online] Person ID 102975.  

Further Information

Caroline Treweeke Wooldridge (1835)
Henry Treweeke, Joseph Seymour, John Wooldridge
Wealth at death
Cambridge (Queens') [1827-31 ]
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£5,546 9s 5d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

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
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Claimed compensation under a mortgage deed of 1819, probably as executor of Joseph Seymour Biscoe.

Relationships (3)

Son → Mother
Notes →
Son → Father
First Cousins

Addresses (4)

Donnington, Herefordshire, West Midlands, England
Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, South-east England, England
Edlington, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, England
Exhall-cum-Wixford, Warwickshire, West Midlands, England