Mary de la Field PHELPS 1745 - 1812
Fifth and youngest child of John PHELPS
1711 – 1755 and Elizabeth FOWLER (1708–1791)
Born 1745, Dursley, Gloucestershire
We know very little about Mary’s life, except she probably always lived in or near Dursley in Gloucestershire. However, her Will is useful in mapping out her family and relations.
Summary of Will of Mary de la Ffield Phelps (Note the extra f)
This is a transcript of the last Will and Testament of Mary de la Ffield Phelps, born 1745.
Mary wrote her will on 16 March 1808.
Mary died on 29 October 1812.
Will proved at London on 26 May 1813.
People mentioned in Mary Phelp’s will
• William PHELPS (brother – deceased)
• Mrs Phelps (Hester Phelps) (née BAGSHOT - widow of Mary’s brother, William Phelps)
John de la Ffield (nephew – son of John)
Rev James Phelps (nephew – son of John)
William Phelps (nephew – son of John)
Esther Sophia Phelps (niece – daughter of John)
o John Vizard of Dursley (nephew - son of Ann Vizard) – Executor
o Henry Vizard
of Dursley (nephew - son of Ann Vizard) – Executor
o Charles Vizard (nephew - son of Ann Vizard)
o George Vizard (nephew - son of Ann Vizard)
o Isabella Jane Vizard (niece – daughter of Ann Vizard)
o Maria Louisa Vizard (niece – daughter of Ann Vizard)
• Mrs Elizabeth MOORE (née PHELPS – Mary’s sister)
o The Rev. Doc. William Moore (nephew – son of Elizabeth)
o Mrs Elizabeth Atkinson (née Moore – niece – daughter of Elizabeth and wife of Caleb Atkinson, Esq)
o Caleb Atkinson (husband of Elizabeth)
o Mrs Hester Warner “widow” (née Moore – niece – daughter of Elizabeth
o Miss Mary Moore (niece – daughter of Elizabeth)
o Miss Ann Moore (niece – daughter of Elizabeth)
Source : England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 for Mary Phelps