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I Thomas Pitt

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Blandford,,Dorset,England
Death: August 01, 1613 (78)
Bristol, Somersetshire, England
Place of Burial: Parish Church of St. Mary Redclyffe.
Immediate Family:

Son of William Pitt and Mary Gibbs
Husband of wife of Thomas Pitt
Father of Alice Northen Knight; Anne Waters Merrick; Mary Davis; William Pitt; Mary Marlowe and 2 others

Occupation: Physician, Chamberlain of Bristol/Ship owner, Merchant, Chamberlain of Bristol
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About Thomas Pitt of Blandford

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Notes for Thomas Pitt

Thomas Pitt was a merchant of Bristol and Chamberlain of the city. His will was written 1 May 1613, and probated 5 August 1613. In it he mentions leaving such possessions as inns he built and leased out, three silver gilt ale cups, rings of gold, and quite a few pounds (British money). Thomas had, from mention in his will, four children: Alice, who married a Northen, and later, a Mr. Knight; Anne, who married a Waters, and then John Merrick; Mary, who married Robert Owen, and later, Richard Davis; and son and executor, William Pitt. His son William was named executor and was given a lease for life of a tenement outside the Temple Gate in the City of Bristol. The said tenement was in the possession of George Tyce who had an inn called the Saracen&raqip's Head. William also inherited another tenement outside the Temple Gate that was occupied by Thomas Arther, esq. When William's son, Robert teached the age of 22 years, he was to be paid ten pounds yearly by Thomas Arther. At William's death, his son Robert was to inherit the two tenements. William was also to give his two sons, Robert and William, ten pounds each when they reached sixteen years of age.

Thomas evidently had no living wife at the time of his death, but it seemed that he had buried two. He spoke in his will of his children and his daughters in law (meaning, at that time period, his stepdaughters). July 5th 2011

Thomas Pitt was born circa 1527 at of Blandford, Dorsetshire, England. He married Priscilla Searle circa 1560 at of Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. Thomas Pitt died on 1 August 1613 at Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. He was buried on 5 August 1613 at Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. july 3rd 2011

Merchant and Chamberlain of Bristol, England. Part owner of the ship Fortune in 1588.



Ref: Dorset Visitation 1677

His will probated Aug. 5, 1613, as follows:

To my son William Pitt one lease for the term of his natural life of my tenement without the Temple Gate within the Liberty of the City of Bristol, which is now in the possession of George Tyce, Innholder, called the Saracen's Head; also one lease of a tenement which I lately built without the Temple Gate, now in the occupation of Thomas Arthur, esq



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Thomas PITT (AFN: 9SZS-8M) Pedigree

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Event(s)

Birth:   1526   
 Of, Blandford, Dorsetshire, England   
Christening:      
 Also Of, Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   
Death:   1 May 1613   
 W.p., Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   
Burial:      
 , Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   

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Parents

Father:  William PITT (AFN: 9SZS-54)  Family  
Mother:  Helene De HAVILANDE (AFN: 9SZS-69)   

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Marriage(s)

Spouse:  Priscilla SEARLE (AFN: 1LZ9-GXP)  Family  
Marriage:  Abt 1550  
Spouse:  Priscilla SEARLE (AFN: 9SZS-J1)  Family  
Marriage:    

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Husband's Name

Thomas PITT (AFN:9SZS-8M)  Pedigree  
Born:  1526  Place:  Of, Blandford, Dorsetshire, England   
Christened:    Place:  Also Of, Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   
Died:  1 May 1613  Place:  W.p., Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   
Buried:    Place:  , Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   
Married:  Abt 1550  Place:     
Father:  William PITT (AFN:9SZS-54)  Family  
Mother:  Helene De HAVILANDE (AFN:9SZS-69)   

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Wife's Name

Priscilla SEARLE (AFN:1LZ9-GXP)  Pedigree  
Born:  Abt. 1529  Place:  <, Bristol, Dorsetshire, England>   
Married:  Abt 1550  Place:     
Father:    
Mother:    

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Children

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1.  Sex  Name    
 M William PITT (AFN:1LZ9-GZW)  Pedigree  
   Born:  Abt 1578   Place:  , Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   

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2.  Sex  Name    
 F Alice PITT (AFN:1LZ9-H03)  Pedigree  
   Born:  Abt. 1580   Place:  Of, Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   

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3.  Sex  Name    
 F Mary PITT (AFN:1LZ9-H19)  Pedigree  
   Born:  Abt. 1582   Place:  Of, Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   

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4.  Sex  Name    
 F Anne PITT (AFN:1LZ9-H2H)  Pedigree  
   Born:  Abt. 1584   Place:  Of, Bristol, Dorsetshire, England  
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Husband's Name

Thomas PITT (AFN:9SZS-8M)  Pedigree  
Born:  1526  Place:  Of, Blandford, Dorsetshire, England   
Christened:    Place:  Also Of, Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   
Died:  1 May 1613  Place:  W.p., Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   
Buried:    Place:  , Bristol, Dorsetshire, England   
Married:    Place:     
Father:  William PITT (AFN:9SZS-54)  Family  
Mother:  Helene De HAVILANDE (AFN:9SZS-69)   

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Wife's Name

Priscilla SEARLE (AFN:9SZS-J1)  Pedigree  
Born:  Abt 1528  Place:  , Dorset, England   
Married:    Place:     
Father:    
Mother:    

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Children

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1.  Sex  Name    
 M William PITT (AFN:1Q2F-725)  Pedigree  
   Born:  1549   Place:  Bristol, Dorset, Eng   
   Died:  1624   Place:  , Isle Of Wight, Va  

References

  • Pedigrees from the Visitation of Hampshire Page 195: Pitt Archive.Org
  • https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Pitt-1381
  • Hutchins, John. The History and Antiquities of The County of Dorset. Westminster, England: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons (3rd edition), 1861. Vol. IV, pp. 90-92FamilySearch library
  • Brayton, John Anderson. 2002. The Pitt family of Bristol, Gloucester, Charlestown, Massachusetts and Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Memphis, TN: J.A. Brayton. https://www.worldcat.org/title/pitt-family-of-bristol-gloucester-ch... “William Pitt was born in about 1580. His parents were Thomas Pitt and Maud Pykes. He married Mary Gibbs (1578-1634), daughter of William Gibbes and Elizabeth Northall, 19 June 1603 in Bristol, Gloucester, England. They had eight children. Ancestors,descendants and relatives lived mainly in Gloucester, Massachusetts and Virginia.”

Thomas Pitt evidently had no living wife at the time of his death, but it seemed that he had buried two. He spoke in his will of his children and his daughters in law (meaning, at that time period, his stepdaughters).

Thomas died ca 1612 in Bristol, England. Thomas' Will was dated 1 May 1613, and proved C.P.C. 5 Aug 1613:

“... My daughters in law Mary Marlowe, Cicely Gunning and Elizabeth Batterton. My kinswoman Mary Robinson. Son William Pitt to be executor and trusty friend and neighbor, Thomas Callowhill to be overseer. ...”

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Thomas Pitt of Blandford's Timeline

1535
June 1, 1535
Blandford,,Dorset,England
1560
1560
Bristol, Dorset, England
1562
1562
Bristol,,England
1565
1565
Bristol,Sometsetshire,,England
1578
1578
Bristol, Somersetshire, England, United Kingdom
1613
August 1, 1613
Age 78
Bristol, Somersetshire, England
August 5, 1613
Age 78
Parish Church of St. Mary Redclyffe.
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