People of Note
The object is to find more about Jarvis Radley, landowner of Ulley; also to determine any connection to the Conworth and Presley families - also landowners in Ulley.
The IGI Births(1813-1841) and Marriage (1627-1837) Index for Cuckney, Nottinghamshire lists one Radley: William Radley married Mary Presley on 23rd August, 1792 in Cuckney. Is the connection to the Presley family?
According to the Directory of Sheffield, Jarvis Radley was farming in Ulley in 1849. In 1862 he was noted as a principal proprieter of Ulley. In 1879 to at least 1881, he along with Lord Halifax,Lord of the manor, and Job Conworth, were chief owners of the land in Ulley; however is not recorded as now living here.
The 1871 census shows Jarvis Radley(born 1813/14) , a farmer of 240 acres, born Killamarsh, living at the Manor House Beighton with his wife Elizabeth and daughter Elizabeth V. aged 34, born in Beighton.
In 1873/4 he is referred to Jarvis Radley of Beighton. He was a trustee for Margaret Morton of Brookhouse in the parish of Treeton in Yorkshire, widow; to the Duke of Portland, of a messuage or dwellinghouse, farm buildings, garden and closes of land in the parish of Whitwell; consideration: £ 3,800
In the census of 1881, a John Radley is living with his wife Jane (Nee Mosley) and family at neighbouring Treeton. They were born and married (Oct 1872) in Ulley. Children of John Radley and Jane Radley:
- George W Radley b. abt 1874 m. Sarah Ann Tuxford( b 1877) m. 09 Jun 1896 Ulley
- Harry Radley b. abt 1878 m. 15 Apr 1903 in Treeton to Esther Eva Ann Revill daughter of Thomas Revill; d. 1910 Sheffield
- Frederick Radley b. abt 1880
- Arthur Radley b. abt 1884
- Elizabeth Radley b. abt 1887
- Sarah A Radley b. abt 1889
Nottingham Archives hold details of the sale of a farm at Bakestone Moor, Whitwell, Derbyshire, from Margaret Morton of Brook House in the parish of Treeton, widow and her trustee Jarvis Radley of Beighton to the 5th Duke of Portland dated 1873-1874. Ref: Pl E12/6/26/19/1-27
NOTICE is hereby given, that all creditors and persons
having any claims upon or against
the estate of Jarvis Radley, formerly of the Manor
House, Beighton, in the county of Derby, Farmer, but
late of Morcambe, in the county of Lancaster, Gentleman,
deceased (who died on or about the 15th day of February,
1880, and whose will was proved by William Henry
Watson, of Fargate, Sheffield, in the county of York,
Share Broker, Robert Eddison, of Beighton, in the county
of Derby, Farmer, and Henry Radley, of Lambcote
Grange, in the parish of Stainton, in the county of York,
Farmer, the executors therein named, on the 4th day of
March, 1880, in the Principal Registry of the Probate
Division of the High Court of Justice), are hereby required
to send in the particulars of their claims and demands to
us, the undersigned, the Solicitors for the said executors,
on or before the 30th day of April, 1880, and notice is
hereby also given, that after that date the said executors
will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased among
the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the
claims of which the said executors shall then have
notice ; and that they will not bo liable for the assets, or
any part thereof, so distributed to any person of whose
debt or claim they shall not then have had notice.—Dated
this 10th day of March, 1880.
ALDErSON, SON, and DUST, Eckington, near Chesterfield, Solicitors for the said Executors.
Copy of a will, dated 19 Apr. 1808, of William Radley of Killamarsh, Derbyshire, proved 22 August, 1823.
Testator: William Radley of Killamarsh, Derbyshire, farmer. Bequeaths furniture (as described) to his wife( un-named, plus an annuity of £ 15 p.a.; bequeaths the interest and produce of a sum of £ 350 to trustees for his wife for her life, the principal of which is to be paid to his children (or to the children of any child who has died) after her death; bequeaths furniture and household goods (as described) to his sons William and John; bequeaths the real estate to which he will become entitled on the death of Mrs Elizabeth Radley, and his personal estate to his trustees upon trust to sell such estates and use the yearly produce for the education and maintenance of his children, the principal being divided among the children when they are all 25. Proviso that if all his children die under the age of 25, £500 is to be bequeathed to his wife if she is living, and the real and personal estate divided among the families of his brothers and sisters; direction that the house in Spay Lane, Chesterfield, shall be offered for sale to his eldest son at the price of £500 after the death of Mrs Elizabeth Radley. Executors, trustees and guardians: his brothers in law William Presley of Norwood Lane, Ankney, Nottinghamshire, farmer, and Richard Girdler of Worksop Lodge, Nottinghamshire, farmer; and his friends Joseph Slagg of Staveley Woodthorpe, Derbyshire, farmer, and John Presley of Norwood Lane, farmer. Additional guardian of his children: his wife. Forms part of the archival bundle
Source:Title deeds and associated papers relating to the estate of the Dukes of Portland
Christopher Radley of Morthen married Grace Hallifield June 1693 at Rotherham. Note: Christopher Radley ( Bramley Hall in possession of Christopher Radley in or around 1743) mentioned in the Will of John Bradshaw 1727. Added August 2008
See also Radley of Laughton-en-le-Morthen and Wickersley.