Administration of James Hall, victualler, 1823

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Summary (original spellings retained)

On 25 Oct 1823 Penelope Hall of Winslow alledged that she is the widow of James Hall late of Winslow, Victualler, who died intestate on 31 March 1823. The goods do not amount to £600.

Sworn before James Preedy, surrogate.

Administration bond for £1,200 granted to:
Penelope Hall of Winslow, widow
John Gibbs of Winslow, glover
George Mayne of Winslow, victualler

Penelope is to make an inventory by the last day of April next, accompt by last day of October.


James Hall was probably the mason listed in the Posse Comitatus of 1798. He was the second husband of Penelope Gibbs (b.1771), who owned a share of the Rose and Crown. They were married between 1802 and 1809 (she was previously married to Robert Mayne), and he kept the Rose and Crown from 1810 or earlier. They had one son, James Gibbs Hall, b.1809. Penelope died in 1838.

Copyright 21 August, 2017