NameRobert DEAKIN , GGG Grandfather
Birth29 Aug 1777
Death2 Jan 1815
Burial7 Jan 1815, Upton Warren, Worcestershire
FatherRobert DEAKIN (1742-1821)
MotherSarah ADDISON (1744-1833)
Spouses
1Mary BICKERTON , GGG Grandmother
Birth2 Nov 1787, Upton Warren, Worcestershire
Baptism5 Nov 1787, Upton Warren, Worcestershire
Death24 Aug 1857
Burial31 Aug 1857, Upton Warren, Worcestershire
FatherJohn BICKERTON (1727-1812)
MotherCatherine DUNN (1754-1816)
Marriage30 Nov 1809, Upton Warren, Worcestershire
ChildrenRobert (1810-1858)
 John Bickerton (1812-1879)
Notes for Robert DEAKIN
From Pedigree of the Deakin Family, October 1859
[With details of later family members added afterwards]
In the possession of Alice Gertrude Deakin (1862 to 1946) to her grand nephew Arthur Keelinge Deakin (1917 to 1944) to his father Guy Barton Deakin (1882 to 1973) to his daughter Isabella Vera Deakin (1913 to 2005) to David Cooper.
Robert Deakin
Born 29th August, 1777
Married at Upton Warren 30th November, 1809
Died 2nd January, 1815 and buried at Upton Warren, Worcestershire
Wife Mary Bickerton (Daughter of John and Catherine Bickerton)
Born 2nd November, 1787
Baptized at Upton Warren 5th of the same month
Died 24th August, 1857 and buried at Upton Warren

of Upton Warren, Worcestershire
of Woodcote House in the Parish of Bromsgrove

marriage listed in the IGI Robt. Deakin and Mary Bickerton married November 30, 1809, Upton Warren, Worcester.

UK Poll Books and Electoral Registers, Worcestershire 1806
Name of Freeholder Robert Deakin, residence Bromsgrove, places of freehold Bromsgrove, occupiers name - his own, voted for Hon. W. H. Lyttleton

England Select Deaths and Burials
Robert Deakin, age 37, burial January 7, 1815, Upton-Warren, Worcestershire
Will notes for Robert DEAKIN
ROBERT DEAKIN the younger of WOODCOTE in the parish of BROMSGROVE in the county of WORCESTER, farmer being of sensible and disposing mind all my Messuage Cottage Farme lands and hereditaments at Woodcote in the parish of Bromsgrove and Upton Warren in the county of Worcester aforesaid and all other my real estate I give and devise to my loving brothers ADDISON DEAKIN and ISAIAH DEAKIN and my respected neighbor and friend FRANCIS BAGNALL of the Moors in the parish of Upton Warren Farmer, whom I make my Executors – upon to carry on my farming business or to set and let the same premises or any part thereof and out of the rents etc., pay my wife Mary the annuity of £150 per annum for her life and to pay from residue of the rents etc so much as they shall think fit in the support and education of my children during their minority or in placing them out apprentice and in the maintenance and support of my eldest son until he arrive at the age of twenty one years. And upon further trust by sale or Mortgage to raise the following sums for my younger children – If but one £3000 if more than one £2000 each to be paid at their respective ages of one and twenty years with interest at the rate of 5% and subject thereto I give and devise all my said Messuages etc., to my eldest son and his heirs for ever. If I have no son or the issue of a deceased son then I give and devise all my said estate unto all and every my daughters and their heirs. My wife shall have the use of the best parlour and chamber over it with all the furniture of the same in my present dwelling house. I give to my said executors ally my farming stock, personal estate and effects upon Trust to take an inventory and valuation thereof and after payment of my debts, etc, to replace and continue the monies arising therefrom and what shall not be wanted for carrying on my farming business out at an interest and such interest to accumulate in increase of the residue of my personal estate until my eldest son shall attain his age of twenty and one years. And then upon trust from and out of the residue of my said personal estate to pay the following sums of money unto my younger children viz if more than one such younger child £1000 each at twenty one years of age with interest at 5% subject thereto I give all the residue of my farming stock personal estate and effects unto my eldest son then living and in case of my having no son nor issue of a deceased son then to my daughters equally.

I appoint my said brothers Addison Deakin and Isaiah Deakin and the said Francis Bagnall with my wife guardians to my children during their minority. In case of the death of all my children and without issue I give all my said messuage etc, unto my brothers (four) Addison, Thomas Isaiah and James.

In witness etc 21 April 1812

Robert Deakin Junior
(not armorial)

In the presence of

John Wildsmith

Thomas Brettell Jun.

Joe Brettell


Codicil 18 December 1814

Whereas by my will I have directed my executors out of the residue of my estate to pay unto my younger children if but one £2000 and if more than one £1000. Now in case I shall have but one such younger child I revoke the said legacy of £2000 and direct my executors to pay only £1000 to such younger child.

In the presence of

Mary Tandy

Thomas Fox

Jos Brettell

Proved at Worcester 20 June 1815 by Addison Deakin of Eccleshall Co. Stafford one of the executors.

And proved 21 June 1817 by Isaiah Deakin and Francis Bagnall the other executors.

Personal Estate sworn under £1500.
Notes for Mary (Spouse 1)
Birth date, marriage date and death date from back of a framed needlework sampler made by Mary Bickerton at age 10.

Listed in the IGI christening Mary Bickerton November 5, 1787, Upton Warren Worcester, father John Bickerton, mother Catherine.

of Woodcote House, Bromsgrove. (1841 Census) Robert Deakin, age 30, independent means living with his mother Mary Deakin, age 50 and 4 servants. The next family on the list is Halfway House, James Deakin age 45 and Sarah Deakin age 30, with 2 female and 1 male servant.

In the 1851 census Woodcote House, Bromsgrove Worcestershire.
Robert Deakin, head, unmarried, age 40. farmer of 200 acres employing 3 labourers, born Bromsgrove.
Mother Mary Deakin, widow, age 62 annuitant, born Upton Warren.
3 house servants.
Also listed possibly in the same house or next residence, are
James Deakin, head, married, age 56, Landed proprietor, born Eccleshall, Staffordshire.
Wife Sarah Deakin, age 40, born Eccleshall.
2 house servants.

In the July to September 1857 death index, Mary Deakin, Bromsgrove district, volume 6c page 225.

England Select Deaths and Burials
Mary Deakin, died age 70, buried March 31, 1857, buried Upton-Warren, Worcestershire, England.

Will is available from GRO

This is the last Will and Testament of me Mary Deakin of Woodcote in the Parish of Bromsgrove in the County of Worcester Widow First all my just funeral and testamentary expenses and the costs and charges of proving this my will and ??? ??? ??? to be fully paid and satisfied. I give and bequeath unto my dear son Robert Deakin the sum of one thousand pounds absolutely and ??? ?? that any amounts which may at the time of my decease be existing? between my said son Robert and myself shall not be enquired into by my executors but that the same may be to all intents and purposes be considered? as settled and at an end I give an bequeath unto my said son Robert Deakin and my dear son John Bickerton Deakin their executors administrators and assigns all the rest and residue of my ready? money ??? fore money and all other my personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever upon trust to lay out and invest the same in ?? or ??? of my said ??? to the survivor of them or the trustee or trustees for that time being this my will ?? and upon ?? of the parliamentary stocks or public funds of Great Britain or at interest upon government or real securities in England but not in Ireland with full power for the trustee or trustees for the time being of this my will to alter and vary the said stocks funds and securities for others of a like or of that ??? aforesaid when and as often as they hall think proper and so and shall pay the interest dividends and annual profit of the said last ???? trust monies stocks funds and securities unto or per,it the same to be ???? by my son the said John Bickerton Deakin for and during the time of his natural life subject nevertheless to the proviso hereinafter mentioned and from and after his decease Then as the principal of that same trust monies and the stocks funds and securities in or upon which the same shall be invested or ??? out as aforesaid (except as to the sum of five hundred pounds part thereof hereinafter given to my grandson Bickerton Homer Deakin and the like sum of five hundred pounds hereinafter given to my grand daughter Mary Lucy Deakin) upon trust and I give and bequeath the same unto such of the children or ??? ...... published this sixth day of one thousand eight hundred and fifty one Mary Deakin
Proved October 8, 1857 by the oaths of Robert Deakin and John Bickerton Deakin the sons the executors.
[I wonder why only 2 of John Bickerton Deakin 6 children alive at the time of the will are mentioned?]
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