Thomas TOMSON & Sarah CURLING married 1663, Thanet St Laurence, Kent
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Bachelor, Bark, Curling, Hair, Martin, Simpson, Spencer, Tickner, Tomson, Witherden

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married 1663, Thanet St Laurence, Kent

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Thomas Tomson (1635 Thanet St Peter) & Sarah Curling (1641 Thanet St Laurence) married 1663 Thanet St Laurence, Kent children: Thomas Tomson (1664 Thanet St Laurence) & Ann SIMPSON married 1687 Canterbury St Alphege m Thomas Tomson (1664 Thanet St Laurence) & Mary married c1705 ?Kent George Tomson (1666 Thanet St Laurence)


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    Thomas Tomson
    baptism 1635
    Thanet St Peter, Kent
    parents: Thomas Tomson & Jane Bark/Bachelor/Hair
    Sarah Curling
    baptised 1641
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    parents: George Curling & Martha Witherden
    Thomas Tomson & Sarah Curling
    married 1663
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    Thomas Tomson
    buried 1703 ?19 Aug
    Ramsgate, Kent
    Sarah Tomson
    buried 1712
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    The children of Thomas Tomson & Sarah Curling

    Thomas Tomson
    (1644 Thanet St Laurence - 1721 Thanet St Laurence)

    Thomas Tomson
    baptised 6 Oct 1664
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    parents: Thomas Tomson & Sarah Curling
    Ann Simpson
    ?baptised 1 Apr 1667
    Canterbury St Peter, Kent
    parents: Richard Simpson & Mary
    Thomas Tomson & Ann Simpson
    married 17 Nov 1687
    Canterbury St Alphege, Kent
    Ann Tomson
    died c1701
    ?Thanet St Peter, Kent
    second marriages of both Thomas Tomson & Mary Spencer/Martin

    Thomas Tomson & Mary Spencer/Martin
    licence 6 May 1708
    married 7 May 1708
    Canterbury St Martin, Kent
    TT widower, seaman, MM widow
    Mary Spencer
    baptised 12 Aug 1675
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    parents: William Spencer & Sarah Tickner
    Thomas Tomson
    buried 8 Sep 1721
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    Mary Tomson
    buried 22 Nov 1755
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    George Tomson
    (1666 Thanet St Laurence - )

    George Tomson
    baptised 1666
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    parents: Thomas Tomson & Sarah Curling
    George Tomson
    buried 5 Apr 1669
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    "parents: Thomas & Sarah"


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    Baptism of dau of Sarah Tomson 1688
    Ramsgate Ebenezer Chapel 1720

    from Pat

    Monumental inscriptions - Thanet St Laurence, Ramsgate


  • 433 [31]. Next on a large stone:
    "In this vault lays interr’d the body of Mr Thomas TOMSON of Ramsgate, who departed this life the 8th of September 1721 in the 57th year of his age.

    Here also lieth interr’d the body of Ann, daughter of Richard and Sarah Tomson, who departed this life April ye 25th day 1732 aged 12 years and 12 days.

    Here lieth also the body of Mr Richard Tomson, who died April ye 5th 1733 aged 39 years. He left issue by Sarah his wife, three sons and two daughters, viz: William, Thomas, Richard, Sarah and Doroty.
    Here also lies the body of Mr Thomas Tomson, son of the above said Thomas, who died March ye 8th day 1740 in the 40th year of his age. He left issue by Doroty, his wife, five sons, viz: Thomas, Richard, William, Adam and Simpson.
    Also Simpson, son of Thomas and Doroty Tomson, who died September ye 17th 1741 in the 5th year of his age.

    Also Mary, wife of Lewis Tomson, who died February ye 13th 1742 aged 26 years and 5 months.
    Also Lewis, son of Lewis and Mary Tomson, who died July ye 20th 1740 aged 1 year and 3 months.

    Also Mary, widow of Mr Thomas Tomson, Sen. She died November ye 22nd 1755 aged 83 years."

    Elizabeth, wife of William SPENCER, died 31st July 1743 aged 59 years.
    Also the above William Spencer died May 1757 aged 74 years.
    Also three children, Silvester, Elizabeth and John.
    Also Mary TOMSON, daughter of above (wife of Lewis Tomson) died 6th November (buried 12th November) 1803 aged 83 years.

    205. Thomas, son of Edward and Ann SPENCER, died 27th May 1757 aged 16 years. Also three sons and three daughters who died in infancy. Also Robert CURLING, Junior, grandson of above, died on his passage from Jamaica 9th November 1799, aged 29 years. Also Edward Spencer, son of above, died at sea 17th August 1771, aged 26 years.

    219. Ann, wife of Captain Thomas ABBOTT, died 17th August 1728 aged 39 years, leaving one son and one daughter, viz: Thomas and Mary. Thomas died 14th November 1729 aged 1 year 4 months. Mary (Anesley) died 17th November 1730 aged 3 years 4 months. (There is a mural monument inside the Abbott Mausoleum with this inscription and surmounted by Coat of Arms bearing: Parti per pale, Dexter, gules, a chevron or between three pears stalked of the last. Sinister, argent upon a pile sable three griffins’ heads erased of the first. Crest: Out of a Ducal coronet a unicorn’s head or, between two ostrich feathers argent). Also John and Thomas, son of above Thomas Abbott by Mary, his wife. John died 13th February 1748 aged 3 years and 10 months. Thomas died 5th November 1749 aged 8 years 9 months. (In the same Mausoleum is a Mural Monument inscribed to John and Thomas Abbott, Captain Thomas Abbott, Elizabeth Curteis, daughter of Captain Thomas and Mary Abbott, and Mary, wife of John Abbott and daughter of John and Sarah MOSES). Also the above Captain Thomas ABBOTT died 7th November 1750 aged 60 years, leaving issue Elizabeth and John.

    Will of Thomas Tomson, d.1703 Ramsgate

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    I Thomas Tomson of Ramsgate in the parish of St Lawrence in the Isle of Thannett in the County of Kent Marriner being sick and weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory I praise my God considering the uncertainty of this life do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following. First, I give and bequeath my soul into the hand of God Almighty the Father Son and Holy Ghost three persons but one to an everlasting God who is my Creator Redeemer and Sanctifier trusting to be saved by that most precious Oblation ……. offered by Christ Jesus upon the Cross for the Sins of all true Believers and my Body I commit to the Earth from where it came in sure and certain hope of my Resurrection at the last Day to be decently and in Christianlike manner buried by my Executrix and executor hereinafter named. And as touching my worldly Estate which God hath blessed me with I dispose as followeth viz.
    First I give unto my granddaughter Sarah Tomson my messuage or tenement with Shop. Backside with the appurtences set lying and being in Ramsgate in the parish and county above said and now in the tenure and occupation of Stephen Matthews to her the said Sara at the Age of Twenty years and her heirs for ever;
    Item, I give £20 to be laid out on the aforesaid messuage when my granddaughter Sara cometh to the age aforesaid to be laid out by my Executors herinafter named for the better Repairation;
    Item, All my Sea ……. Fishing craft and ……. I give as followeth; To my loving wife Sara one third part, to my loving son Thomas Tomson one third part, the other third part I give equally to be divided amongst my Grandchildren that shall survive me;
    Item, I give Twentyfive shillings to the poor of St. Peter’s Parish; to be paid and distributed by my Executrix and Executor after mentioned;
    Item, I give to Sarah the wife of John Fowler Two Pounds to be paid by my Executrix and Executor two years after my decease;
    Item, I give to John Boykin the Elder of Broadstayers Twenty shillings and to Rebeccay widow of Henry Boykin Ten shillings;
    Item I give devise and bequeath to my loving wife Sara Tomson during the term of her natural life my household goods and plate and linen and half the rent of all my houses and hereditaments after good and sufficient repairs and taxes deducted and after her decease to my loving son Thomas Tomson and his heirs for ever with the other half rent to my son Thomas Tomson giving him all and Singular the messuages brewhouse, land, tenements with all the appurtenances and household goods and linens plate to him …. And his heirs forever after my decease; only half of the rents aforesaid to my loving wife during her life;
    Item, I give to my loving wife Twenty Pounds to be paid ten days after my decease;
    Item, I give to my loving son Thomas Tomson the Forty Pounds mortgage on the house belonging to the heirs of John Ralph; the interest excepted;
    Item, all the rest of my goods, chattels, credits, money and all my personal estate, my debts legacies and funeral expenses with the Probate of this my Will being paid and discharged, to be put into money and all paid out to … and repair my messuages and tenements in so far as it will go ….. my Executrix My will and meaning is that my wife shall have half the rent of all my messuages and tenements during her life, my son Thomas Tomson the other half; that is to say, the farm in the tenure or occupation of Robert Witherden with all the appurtenances; brewhouse.tenure Edward Austin with brewing vessels, messuages or tenements in the tenure or occupation of Matthew Gills, Anthony Curling, Widow Bartlett, myself being the handstall, all being in Ramsgate aforesaid, the messuages in the tenure of my son and William Morkett in Broadstairs and Battlegate in St Peters parish Isle and County aforesd unto my loving son Thomas Tomson and his heirs for ever, the messuage in the hands of Stephen Matthews excepted, My loving wife and son Thomas Tomson, I make and ordain sole and joint Executrix and Executor of this my Last Will and Testament, revoking all made before and do publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament; In Witness whereof I the said Thomas Tomson have hereunto set my hand and Seale Dated the Fourth day of December anno 1700 and in the twelfth year of our Sovereign Lord King William the Third that now is King of England Sg Tho: Tomson Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us Adam Abbitt and William Hills

    PROBATUM (in Latin) January 1703

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