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Martha Proby

Martha Proby

Female Abt 1783 - 1864  (~ 81 years)

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  • Name Martha Proby  [1
    Born Abt 1783  Ipswich, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1841  Stratford St Mary, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 1864  Samford Registration District, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Alt. Burial 20 Feb 1864  St Mary, East Bergholt, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 20 Feb 1864  Cemetery, East Bergholt, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6086  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Narcissus Charles Proby,   b. Abt 1738,   d. 1804  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Arabella Weller,   b. Abt 1752, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Settlement 2 Aug 1770  [6
    • Narcissus Proby settled his estates in Rathcoole, Co. Dublin on his wife, should she survive him. In return, the couple were to receive the interest and dividends on £2,116 in 3 per cent reduced bank annuities in the name of the Revd Thomas Dawson (presumably the bride's uncle or grandfather on her mother, Catherine Dawson's side), with the principal passing to their children on their decease. Narcissus subsequently, with his wife and Trustee's agreement, sold £1,037 10s of the annuities to pay off a mortgage incurred by his father on property in Ireland which descended to him.
    Married 6 Aug 1770  Stoke, Nayland, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F1519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S420] Will, Arabella Proby, (written on 25 October 1839 and proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury on 3 February 1842, registered copy;), PROB 11/1958.

    2. [S192] FamilyHistoryOnline - Pay-per-view databases for England and Wales, Federation of Family History Societies, (www.familyhistoryonline.net;), from National Burial Index (Suffolk FHS): burial of Martha Proby, 20 Feb 1864, aged 80, East Bergholt, Cemetery, SFK (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S101] 1841 Census Returns of England and Wales, Home Office, (6 June 1841;), HO 107/1034/21 f.9 p.12 (Reliability: 3).
      Stratford St Mary
      Arabella Proby, 85, Independent, I
      Mary Proby, 65, Y
      Martha Proby, 55, Y
      /
      Mary Welham, 40, F S, Y
      Mary Scourin, 35, F S, Y
      Louisa Godfrey, 20, F S, Y


    4. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), death registration of Martha Proby, Samford 4a 442, March quarter 1864 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S192] FamilyHistoryOnline - Pay-per-view databases for England and Wales, Federation of Family History Societies, (www.familyhistoryonline.net;), from National Burial Index (Suffolk FHS): burial of Martha Proby, 20 Feb 1864, aged 80, East Bergholt, St Mary, Anglican, SFK (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S443] Will, Narcissus Charles Proby, (written on 10 October 1800, with three codicils written on 20 September 1802, 24 September 1802 and 10 November 1804, and proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury on 26 Jan 1805, registered copy;), PROB 11/1419.

    7. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;), marriage of Narcissus Charles Proby and Arabella Weller, 6 Aug 1770, Stoke, Nayland, Suffolk (extracted from registers) (Reliability: 3).