Reeve, Wiltshire ( - 1707 ESS)


Reeve, Wiltshire


Father: John Reeve
Mother: probably Elizabeth

Birth: c1658
Birth Source: Age at Marriage

Death: 1707
Death Source: Will & Probate

Spouse1: Joane Westwood, m. cApr 1688, St Ann Agnes Church, Addorsgate, London


Children of Wiltshire Reeve and Joane Westwood:
  1. Wiltshire Reeve
  2. John Reeve
  3. Francis Reeve
  4. Judith Reeve
  5. Ann Reeve
  6. Jane Reeve

There is a Deed of settlement from 1689 in which Joane Reeve, wife of Wiltshire Reeve of Harlow is said to be the sister of John Westwood the elder.

The following is included in London and Surry Marriage Bonds and Allegations:
2 Aprilis 1688
Appeared personally Wiltshire Reeve of the parish of Harlow in ye County of Essex Batchelor aged abt 30 years and alledged that he intends to marry with Joane Westwood of North Weld in the County aforesaid Spinster aged abt 28 years at her own dispose he not knowing of any lawfull lett or impesnn? y reason of any precontract? consanguinity affinity or otherwise to hinder the said intended marriage of the truth of which he made oath & prayed Lyrenre? for them to be married in the parish church of St Ann Agnes Addorsgate London
Wilt Reeve

Wiltshire lived at Hubbards Hall in the parrish of Harlow, Essex. Wiltshire names the above children along with several siblings in his will.

There is a sale of some land in North Weald and Latton from 1732 by Joan Reeve, of Harlow, widow. It mentions her son Wiltshire Reeve, "now of Cheriton Bishop, Devon."

Research Notes


Marriage1:  London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921 (Ancestry)

1707 Will - Wiltshire Reeve - Harlow, Essex Probated: Archdeaconry Of Middlesex, Dec 1707
1708 Deed - Admission of John Reeve (by Joan Reeve his mother and attorney), s. and h. of Wiltshire Reeve, decd. - Deeds Of Fambridge Ferry, Harlow And Other Parishes
1732 Deed - Deed Sale, Joan Reeve, Harlow, widow
1689 Deed of Settlement - John Westood the elder to John Westonne the younger, et al.