Clement Chittock1

#35373, b. 4 February 1733, d. 21 March 1816

Individual's Timeline

Birth1733Clement Chittock2
Christening4 February 1733Clement Chittock1
Marriage18 May 1767Clement Chittock3
Deathbefore 1786Rebecca Chittock
Marriage28 April 1786Clement Chittock4,5
Death of Father1810Ellis Chittock
Death21 March 1816Clement Chittock2,6,7

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Residence: In 1777 Clement lived in Canterbury, Kent, England. Clement insured a house for £100.8
  • Residence: In 1790 Clement lived in Canterbury, England. He appears in the list of Gentry, which by a process of eliminiation means he is NOT a member of the Clergy. The Universal British Directory of Trade, Commerce and Manufacture. (1790) C A N T E R B U R Y, KENT
  • tax: He was included in taxation records in Canterbury, England, in 1798. He owned and occupied the building and the tax was £1/16/-. He also owned, but did not occupy, property in St Alphage's.9

Estates Planned & Unplanned

The will left by Clement on 24 April 1816 reads as follows: 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 1816.2

Voter Enrolements

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Ann CHITTOCK is mentioned in Clement's will as the widow. There was a marriage between 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).
    * There is some chance that Clement CHITTOCK's first marriage was to Rebecca SWAN 18/5/1767. This was also by license from the archbishop of Canterbury but took place in St George Hanover Sq or St Martins in the Fields. Clement was from St Giles, Middlesex.
    * John and his daughter Sarah's family name appears to be Pi???or..

Family of Clement Chittock and Rebecca Swan

Family of Clement Chittock and Ann (?)


  1. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Pulham
    Church     St Mary the Virgin
    BaptismDate     04 Feb 1732/33
    Forename     Clement
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     Ellis
    MotherForename     Mary
    FatherSurname     CHITTOCK
    FileNumber     6762.
  2. Will, Will copies saved to home computer,.
  3. Free parish registers, online,      Middlesex
    Place     St Martin in the Fields
    Church     St George Hanover Square Tr
    MarriageDate     18 May 1767
    GroomForename     Clement
    GroomSurname     CHITTOCK
    GroomParish     St Giles Mdx
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    BrideForename     Rebecca
    BrideSurname     SWAN
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    Notes     Licence from the Archbishop of Canterbury
    FileNumber     7125.
  4. 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).
  5. 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)."
  6. 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.
  7. Find my past web sites, online or, Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal 22 March 1816.
  8. Correspondence on line index, by unknown photographer, Unique Project ID     12249
    Register Date/ Company/ Reference     1777 SUN 1 259 051179 ML
    Policy Number     385619
    Insured Value in £s     100
    Forename     CLEMENT
    Surname     CHITTOCK
    Occupation/Status     GENT
    Address Type     unspecified place
    Place Name 1     CANTERBURY.
  9. Website ( "on line document sighted."