Hougham, Charles

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  • Name Hougham, Charles 
    Christened 12 Oct 1748  St Alphages Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jan 1793 
    Buried St Botolphs Aldersgate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Of 138 Aldergate, Charterhouse Square London.
      Buried at St Botolphs

      Goldsmith

      From a register of Silversmiths and Goldsmiths

      Son of Solomon Hougham of the parish of St John in the County of Surrey , apprenticed to Henry Corry 4 July1764 on payment of £15. Freedom unrecorded. Mark entered as smallworker, 11 Jan 1769. Address:Aldergate Street. Second mark 11 May 1789, Apperars as bucklemaker, Aldergate Street, in the Parl. report list 1773, and entered marks as such, 1773-9(section VIII). Third mark as plateworker (two sizes) 24 Jan 1785. Address 138 Aldersgate Street. Fourth entry (seven marks) 4 November 1786 same address. Heal records the above addresses and adds Charles and Solomon Hougham Goldsmiths, same address 1790-6. Charles Hougham goldsmith Aldersgate street died 18 January 1793 (European Magazine, the Gentlemans magazine.)

      Document in the PRO Hougham v Stanley:
      Deals with Charles Hougham of London demanding payment of £21 and £10 for gold and silver lace against the Hon Charles Stanley who was paymaster in the Guards, the Earl of Oxfords Regiment



      In the name of God Amen I Charles Hougham of Aldersgate London Goldsmith being of sound and disposing mind and memory and understanding and considering the uncertainty of this mortal life do (for avoiding controversies after my death) make publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say I desire my lawful debts funeral expenses and the charges of proving this my will be paid and satisfied as soon as possible after my decease and that my funeral be attended with as little exposure as possible consistent with decency and that the same do not on any account exceed the sum of twenty pounds and with respect to the disposition of my estate and effects I give and dispose of the same in manner and form following that is to say whereas I am now engaged in partnership with my brother Solomon Hougham in business on account of which a great part of my property is now remaining in trade and my mind and will is that in case my said brother should continue the said trade or business after my decease then and in such case he shall and may be at liberty to retain in his own hands so much money as my part or share of the said partnership business may upon a fair adjustment amount to and pay and apply to or for the use and benefit of Ann Ward daughter of my late wife interest for such moneys after the rate of three pounds per centum per annum to be paid her quarterly and every quarter during her natural life or so long as my said brother shall continue in business as aforesaid and in case the said Ann Ward shall have issue of her body lawfully begotten then I do hereby order and direct that the interest benefit or dividend arising from the same be paid and go to and be equally divided among all such issue as shall be living at the time of the decease of the said Ann Ward share and share alike and if but one child then the whole to go to such only child (of said interest) it being my will and intention that the said Ann Ward shall receive the interest on such money only but in case my said brother should refuse to retain such money in his hands as aforesaid then I do hereby direct that the same shall be placed in some of the public funds or securities for money and the interest dividends and produce thereof paid to the said Ann Ward provided she shall have attained the age of seventeen years or if not then to her guardians lawfully appointed in the same manner as I have before directed the interest to be paid by my brother and unto her issue or issues as I before directed and in case I should hereafter become possessed of a freehold or freeholds then the profit or interest or rent arising from the same to be applied to and for the use of the said Ann Ward and her issue or issues as I before have directed my personal estate to be all the rest residue and remainder of my estate effects of what nature of kind soever (or wheresoever) I do direct shall be paid as soon as conveniently my be after my decease and the money arising therefrom I hereby direct shall be placed in the public funds and the interest dividends and produce arising therefrom as the same shall become due and payable be paid to the said Ann Ward during the term of her natural life and from and after her decease to the issue of her body lawfully begotten in the same manner as I before directed but in case it should happen that the said Ann Ward should die without lawful issue then I do hereby order and direct that the whole of the aforesaid principal money together with all other my estate and effects shall become the absolute property of my said brother Solomon Hougham his executors administrators and assigns forever and I do hereby ( in case the said Ann Ward should not have attained the age of seventeen years at the time of my decease) nominate constitute and appoint my said brother Solomon Hougham executor of this my will in trust for the said Ann Ward and until she shall attain the said age of seventeen years and from and immediately after she shall have attained such age as aforesaid the executorship of my said brother Solomon Hougham I do hereby declare shall cease and determine and I do in his stead and place appoint the said Ann Ward sole executrix of this my last will which I do hereby declare to be my last will utterly revoking and making void every other will or wills hereto fore and in witness whereof I the said Charles Hougham have to this my last will and testament contained in two sheets of paper set my hand and seal that is to say my hand to the first sheet and my hand and seal to this second and last sheet this fourth day of March in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and eighty five (CH) Signed sealed published and declared by the said Charles Hougham the testator and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses the word pound being first interlined Joseph Simons Henry Iago John Bowxxxx

      This will was proved at London the sixth day of March in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety four before the worshipful John Fisher Doctor of Laws Surrogate of the right Honourable William Wynne Knight Doctor of Laws master keeper or commissary of the prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of Ann Ward spinster the sole executrix named in the said will ( she having attained the age of Seventeen Years to whom administration of all and singular the goods chattels and effects of the deceased was granted she having been first sworn duly to administer


      Front matter from The Old Bailey Proceedings, 13th January, 1773.
      The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Ref: f17730113-1

      <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1770s/177301130001.html> See original <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1770s/177301130001.html>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Gaol-Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX: HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Wednesday the 13th, Thursday the 14th, Friday the 15th, Saturday the 16th, Monday the 18th, Tuesday the 19th, and Wednesday the 20th of JANUARY, 1773.
      In the Thirteenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the, Second SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable James Townsend , Esq. LORD-MAYOR of the CITY of LONDON.
      NUMBER II. PART I.
      LONDON:
      Sold by S. BLADON, at No. 28, in Pater-noster-Row.
      [PRICE SIX-PENCE.]
      <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1770s/177301130002.html> See original <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1770s/177301130002.html>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE
      King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery, held for the City of LONDON, &c.
      BEFORE the Right Honourable JAMES TOWNSEND , Esquire, Lord Mayor of the City of London; the Honourable EDWARD WILLES , Esq. one of the Justices of his Majesty's Court of King's Bench *; the Honourable Sir WILLIAM BLACKSTONE , Knt. one of the Justices of his Majesty's Court of Common Pleas +; Mr. Serjeant GLYNN, Recorder ++; THOMAS NUGERT , Esq; Common Serjeant ~, and others his Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer of the City of London, and Justices of Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City and County of Middlesex.
      The *, +, ++ and ~, refer to the Judges by whom the Prisoners were tried.
      (L.) First London Jury.
      (2d. L.) Second London Jury.
      (M.) Middlesex Jury.
      First London Jury.
      John Jacobs , Joseph Clay , William Foxwell , Thomas White , Jonathan Robson , Robert Edwards , Charles Hougham , George Browne , John Carter , John Reeves , Robert Smith , James Young ,
      Second London Jury.
      William Welch , William Heathfield , Thomas Clarke , Samuel Phane , Joseph Hurt , Charles Moore , John Bowman , William Roderick , John Evans , James Johnson , Benjamin Dewen , Samuel Buxton ,
      Middlesex Jury.
      Henry Adkins , Thomas Lovett , William Wilkinson , John Braithwaite , Nathaniel Morgan , Richard Wall , Lawrence D'Rippe , John Phillips , John Pearson , Daniel Hardy , Francis Carter , Richard Marshall , David Fontaine ,





      Front matter from The Old Bailey Proceedings, 21st October, 1778.
      The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Ref: f17781021-1

      <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1770s/177810210001.html> See original <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1770s/177810210001.html>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the CITY of LONDON; AND ALSO, The Gaol Delivery for the COUNTY of MIDDLESEX; HELD AT JUSTICE HALL in the OLD BAILEY, On Wednesday the 21st of October, 1778, and the following Days;
      Being the EIGHTH SESSION in the Mayoralty of The Right Honble Sir JAMES ESDAILE , LORD MAYOR OF THE CITY OF LONDON.
      TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY JOSEPH GURNEY , And Published by Authority.
      NUMBER VIII. PART I.
      LONDON:
      Printed for JOSEPH GURNEY (the PROPRIETOR) And Sold by M. GURNEY, No. 34, Bell-Yard, near Temple-Bar,
      MDCCXXXVIII.
      [PRICE SIX-PENCE]
      <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1770s/177810210002.html> See original <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1770s/177810210002.html>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS UPON THE
      KING's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the CITY of LONDON, &c.
      BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir JAMES ESDAILE , Knt. LORD MAYOR of the City of London; the Honourable Sir WILLIAM BLACKSTONE , Knt. one of the Justice of his Majesty's Court of Common-Pleas. The Hon. Sir JAMES EYRE , Knt. one of the Barons of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer; Mr. Serjeant GLYNN, Recorder; and others his Majesty's Justices, of Oyer and Terminer of the City of London and Justices of the Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City and County of Middlesex.
      First Middlesex Jury.
      James Caney , Thomas Bradshaw , Thomas Blower , John Horsford , Thomas Hodgkins , Richard Clark , Christopher Warcup , Edward Hiching , William Pain , William Stone , William Beans , Joseph Jolland ,
      Second Middlesex Jury.
      William Jones , Francis Holman , Charles Woodham , James Steward , Thomas Martyn , Peter Taylor , William Arnold , Samuel Cockran , William Brown , Robert Williamson , George Leverick , Thomas Phillips ,
      London Jury.
      John Lovel , Charles Hougham , John Carter , John Reeves , James Young , Benjamin Lewis , Stephen Newman , Peter Dunkley , Richard Broxup , John Hook , William Renswick ,




      Front matter from The Old Bailey Proceedings, 11th September, 1782.
      The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Ref: f17820911-1

      <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1780s/178209110001.html> See original <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1780s/178209110001.html>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the CITY of LONDON; AND ALSO, The Gaol Delivery for the County of Middlesex; HELD AT JUSTICE HALL in the OLD BAILEY, On Wednesday the 11th of SEPTEMBER, 1782, and the following Days;
      Being the SEVENTH SESSION in the Mayoralty of The Right Hon. Sir William Plomer , Knt. LORD MAYOR OF THE CITY OF LONDON.
      TAKEN IN SHORT HAND BY E. HODGSON, And Published by Authority.
      NUMBER VII. PART I.
      LONDON:
      Printed for E. HODGSON (the Proprietor) And Sold by Him, No. 35, Chancery Lane, (near Cursitor's Street) and by S. BLADON No. 13, Pater-noster Row.
      MDCCLXXXII.
      [PRICE SIX-PENCE.]
      <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1780s/178209110002.html> See original <http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1780s/178209110002.html>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS UPON THE
      KING's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the CITY of LONDON, &c.
      BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir WILLIAM PLOMER , Knt. LORD MAYOR of the City of London; The Hon. Sir WILLIAM HENRY ASHHURST, Knt. one of the Justices of his Majesty's Court of King's Bench; The Hon. HENRY GOULD , Knt. one of the Justices of his Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; The Hon. BEAUMONT HOTHAM , Knt. one of the Barons of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer; JAMES ADAIR , Esq; Serjeant at Law, Recorder; and others his Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer of the City of London, and Justices of Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City and County of Middlesex.
      London Jury.
      Thomas Condor , Thomas Searcroft , John Lovell , John Bowman , Charles Hougham , Christopher Wright , John Cooper , John Morris , Richard Stanler , John Bracewell , William Howard , William Brown ,
      First Middlesex Jury.
      George Seaward , Thomas Preston , Richard Reader , John Ives , Samuel Jackman , James Williams , Richard Mumby , James Morley Evans , John Dowfoot , Thomas Dawes , Arthur Betley , Henry Turner ,
      Second Middlesex Jury.
      James Shovell , David Stoddart , Benjamin Clarkson , Henry Slack , David Carnley , Thomas Lee , George Ragsdale , William Robertson , Hugh Jones , William Batt , William Alsop , Thomas Finney ,
    Person ID I570  Hougham
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2004 

    Father Hougham, Solomon
              b. 1704, Bromley Find all individuals with events at this location
              bur. 18 Dec 1780, St Botolph Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Hunt, Lydia
              b. 1706, Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Jan 1789, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1739  St Dionis Backchurch Bromley Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann
              b. 1753
              d. 20 Nov 1789  (Age 36 years) 
    Family ID F292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Hougham family monument
    Hougham family monument
    St Botolph's Church, Aldersgate, London, England - note the Hougham arms on top of the monument