Ann (?)1

#32629, b. 1735, d. after 1816

Individual's Timeline

Birth1735Ann (?)1
Marriagebefore 1785Ann (?)
Deathbefore 1786First Husband Read
Marriage28 April 1786Ann (?)1,2
Deathafter 1816Ann Chittock1
Death21 March 1816Clement Chittock3,4,5
Death20 February 1817Ann (?)

Primary events

  • Birth: Ann (?) was born in 1735 in Unknown based on her age as quoted in her death notice in The Kentish Weekly Post Feb 1817.1
  • Marriage: She married First Husband Read before 1785.
  • (Widow) Death: In 1786 Ann was left a widow by the death of First Husband Read.
  • Marriage: Ann (?) married Clement Chittock, son of Ellis Chittock and Mary Goodwin, on Friday, 28 April 1786 in St Alphages, Kent, England, when they were 51 years ~&~ 53 years, 2 months and 24 days old. Clement was from St Mary's Northgate (Canterbury).1,2
  • Death: Ann died after 1816 in Unknown.1
  • (Widow) Death: In 1816, at the age of 81 years, Ann was left a widow by the death of Clement Chittock.3,4,5
  • Death: Ann died on 20 February 1817 in Canterbury, Kent, England, (Aged 82 years, worked back from recorded birth date).
  • Burial: She was buried on 23 February 1817 in Canterbury, England, NOT confirmed.6

Secondary circumstances

  • Married Name: Her married name was Read.
  • Married Name: Her married name was Chittock.1

Estates Planned & Unplanned

Clement Chittock left a will on 24 April 1816 in which Ann Chittock was a beneficiary; In the Name of God Amen I Clement Chittock of the parish of St Alphage in the City of Canterbury Gentleman being of sound mind & memory do declare this to be my last Will & Testament The property I am now possessed of I dispose of & distribute in the following manner (that is to say) To make the remainder of the life of my dear wife as comfortable as possible I give to her all my Property whether in Stock or Bonds Notes of hand or Cash to her to enjoy during her natural life & at her death it shall be in her power to charge upon my property the Sum of One hundred pounds of lawful money which she may dispose of or give to anyone she may think proper at the same time she is to give up all Claim to our Marriage Bond & the said Bond shall be void & of no effect But if my said wife shall rather chuse to take the two hundred & forty pounds being the amount of the said Bond then & in such case before the receiving or at the time of receiving the same she shall give a release from any Claim or demand upon any of my Estate or Effects Whatsoever except an eight Day Clock a Bed & other necessaries for the use of a Single Room & my said Wife shall signify in writing to my Exors in three months after my death with her own free will which will be most agreeable to her It is my desire that my three houses in Orange Street in the City of Canterbury shall be sold by Auction except my Exors shall be offered for them what they think they are worth for the money arising from the same together with all other money remaining at my Death when the said Marriage Bond is paid & all my just debts are satisfied to be disposed of as follows The sons and daughters of William Chittock of Saxlingham in the County of Norfolk late of the same place the sum of fifty pounds each I give to Lydia Crouch my Gold Watch & the Green Chagrin Case thereunto belonging I give to John Pilcher of Saint Mary Brokman in the City of Canterbury ten pounds or to Sarah Pilcher his Daughter to be paid immediately upon my decease I give bread to the amount of forty shillings to the Poor of the parish of Saint Alphage to be distributed upon the day of my Interment I hereby appoint my wife Ann Chittock John Pilcher of the parish of Saint Dunstan Wheel Wright & Clement Chittock of Saxlingham in the County of Norfolk Yeoman Executors of this my last Will & Testament I declare this to be my last Will & Testament revoking all former Wills by me made this twenty fifth Day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred & fourteen Clemt Chittock

Humphry Crouch
Susannah Crouch
William Ball

Proved at London 24th April 1816 before the Judge by the Oaths of Ann Chittock Widow the
Relict John Pilcher & Clement Chittock the Exors


This will was proved on 24 th April 1816.3

Family of Ann (?) and First Husband Read

Family of Ann (?) and Clement Chittock


  1. Free parish registers, online, Clement and Ann READ 1/5/1786 in St Alphage, Canterbury. Clem Chittock of St Mary North Cant yeo wid & Ann Read of St Alph Cant wid, at St Alph. 28 Apr 1786. - Book: Volume 32 - Collection: Kent, Surrey, London: - Canterbury Marriage Licences, 1781-1809 (Marriage).
  2. Website ( "London, England, Extracted Parish Records about Clem Chittock Ann Read
    Text:      Clem Chittock of St Mary North Cant yeo wid & Ann Read of St Alph Cant wid, at St Alph. 28 Apr 1786.
    Book:      Volume 32
    Collection:      Kent, Surrey, London: - Canterbury Marriage Licences, 1781-1809 (Marriage)."
  3. Will, Will copies saved to home computer,.
  4. International Genealogical Index (IGI),      
    name:     Clement Chittock
    gender:     Male
    burial date:     28 Mar 1816
    burial place:     Canterbury, Kent, England
    indexing project (batch) number:     I00806-3
    system origin:     England-EASy
    source film number:     1.
  5. Find my past web sites, online or, Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal 22 March 1816.
  6. Correspondence on line index, by unknown photographer,
    Name: Ann Chittock
    Gender: Female
    Burial Date: 23 Feb 1817
    Burial Place: Canterbury, Kent, England
    Death Date:
    Death Place:
    Birth Date:
    Marital Status:
    Spouse's Name:
    Father's Name:
    Father's Birthplace:
    Mother's Name:
    Mother's Birthplace:
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I00806-3
    System Origin: England-EASy
    GS Film number: 1786080
    Reference ID: it 4 p 16 no 120
    Collection: Ann Chittock, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991."