Peek of Hazelwood


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201 after car accident Drewe, Alwyn Cedric (I733)
202 Alderman, J.P., Mayor of Brighton (1884-1887) Reeves, Edward James (I1021)
203 An original director of both Peek Bros & Winch, Ltd (from 1895) and Francis Peek & Co. Ltd (from 1913). His portrait was in the Board Room at Peek House, Eastcheap. Resigned his directorships in 1919. After the death of his first wife, nee Mary Gertrude Peek, in 1921, he married an American heiress and went to live in New York, where he died in 1941. Drury, Francis Saxham Elwes (I1093)
204 An original director, with his uncle by marriage, Francis Saxham Elwes Drury, of Francis Peek & Co. Ltd. which was formed in September 1913 to act as Secretaries and Agents for a number of rubber, tea and coffee (and other products) plantation companies in the Dutch East Indies (mainly in Java and Sumatra). Wilfred Daukes held his directorship for 39 years until his retirement in 1952 and was elected Chairman in the year before he retired. In recognition of his many years' service in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) he was appointed Commander of the Order of Oranje Nassau by Queen Juliana of The Netherlands in 1951. John Robert Ekins, a son-in-law of Wilfred Daukes, was appointed a director of Francis Peek & Co. Ltd. in 1960. Daukes, Wilfred Hicks (I1127)
205 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I2681)
206 Appellant: Gilbert Frank Hillman.
Respondent: Temperance Vivienne Hillman.
Co-respondent Clifford Somes Saxton.
Type: Husband's petition for Divorce. Ref: J77/3027/3355 
Hillman, Gilbert Frank (I3440)
207 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1156)
208 at school Carver, Edith Katharine (I870)
209 Auckland Council Cemetery Records - Symons Street & St Stephens show: The Anglican Sexton's list has Peek at Block E 327. Henry H Peek aged 30 years of Official Bay died 17 September 1859 and was buried 19 September 1859. SMH 13 October 1859 has Henry aged 29 youngest son of Samuel Peek Esq., Hazelwood Devon Eng. Peek, Henry Howard (I189)
210 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I575)
211 B.A., T.C.D. Rector of Castlerock, co. Londonderry. . Died at Chichester 25 December 1978. Young, Charles ffolliott (I695)
212 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1408)
213 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1417)
214 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1410)
215 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1411)
216 Baptised Blackawton 27 October 1566, son of a Richard Peke who may possibly have been the Richard Peke (Peike) (c.1543-1593/94) , although there is no evidence that the latter ever married.
Robert Peke is mentioned in the Blackawton Manor Court Roll for October 1597 as having stood pledge for his presumed cousin Richard Peke when the latter took his inheritance of the tenancy of the Abbotsleigh property from his father John. In the subsidy rolls Robert Peke is assessed for goods at Halwell in 1599/1600 and for a substantial amount of land at Blackawton in both 1609/10 and 1627/28. In the last-mentioned entry he is described as 'dead'; he was buried at Blackawton in 1627. His marriage to Willmot Collins had taken place there on 11 July 1584. There are also two other mentions of Robert Peke in the Court Roll for 1608/09. 
Peke, Robert (I1740)
217 Baptised March 1618 at Halwell. Married first to Christian, who bore him one son, Richard, and three daughters before dying between 1647 and late 1649. Nothing is known of Christian or of Richard Peke's second wife Anne, whom he must have married in 1648 or 1649. It was Richard and Anne Peeke's younger son John (born 1657) who was great-grandfather of John Peek of Hazelwood. Richard Peeke, who is described as "of Abbotsleigh" in the Blackawton registers, was Constable of Halwell in 1647 and almost certainly churchwarden there in 1635. He signed the Protestation Roll at Blackawton in 1641/42. Peeke, Richard (I1669)
218 Baptism Certificate Source Source: S2 (S2)
219 Baptism Certificate Source Source: S429 (S429)
220 Barrister-at-law. Assistant Recorder, South Eastern Circuit. Head of Chambers at 3 Temple Gardens, Temple, London EC4. Wright, Dermot John Fetherstonhaugh (I1069)
221 Bart of Englefield, Berks. D.L., J.P. Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire. Captain, Berks Yeomanry (World War I). Educated Eton and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Created a baronet in the Queen's Birthday Honours, 1958. See "Who's Who". Benyon, Henry Arthur (I102)
222 Birth Certificate - Source Source: S1 (S1)
223 Birth Certificate - Source Source: S414 (S414)
224 Birth Certificate - Source Source: S418 (S418)
225 Birth Certificate - Source Source: S426 (S426)
226 Boarder Source Source: S310 (S310)
227 Boarder Source Source: S311 (S311)
228 Boarder Source Source: S312 (S312)
229 Boarder Source Source: S313 (S313)
230 Boarder Source Source: S314 (S314)
231 Boarder Source Source: S315 (S315)
232 Boarder Source Source: S316 (S316)
233 Born 26 Sep 1879
First Commissioned 19 Jul 1899
Ranked 19 Jul 1908 
Hemans, George Willoughby (I841)
234 Born at Halsenwood (Hazelwood) Villa, Loddiswell, 3/10/1782. Lived at Kingsbridge and Plymouth during his youth, moving to London around 1800 to join the tea firm of Sanderson & Barclay of Old Jewry. In 1821 he joined his brothers William, who had launched out on his own as a tea broker in the City of London around 1810 (under the style of William Peek & Co), and James, who was aged 21 and had arrived in London from Devon only recently, to form the new firm of Peek Brothers & Co., which was eventually to become the top firm of tea brokers and wholesale tea dealers in the country. The firm's offices were for many years at various addresses in the City of London until it took over No.20 Eastcheap around 1842. Here the firm and its successors were to remain for the next one hundred and thirty years.

On 21 December 1829 Richard Peek was elected a member of the City of London Corporation, and on 25 June 1832 he was chosen High Sheriff of London and Middlesex for the year 1832/33. Shortly afterwards he gave up his partnership in Peek Brothers & Co. and retired to Loddiswell to develop the Hazelwood estate and to devote himself to charitable and religious causes in his native county. He built a number of schools and chapels. Magistrate for Devon. Died unmarried at Kingsbridge 7/3/1867 and buried in the Peek Catacombs at Hazelwood. Commemorated in Loddiswell Church by an alabaster pulpit. Bequeathed Hazelwood to his nephew William Peek (1812-1897) of Devonport. See Walford's "County Families". His portrait as High Sheriff of London is now held by Sir Richard Grenville Peek, 6th Baronet. 
Peek, Richard (I158)
235 Born Halwell 1 November 1657, second son of Richard Peeke of Abbotsleigh and his second wife Anne. Married to his first wife, Mary Robbins of Cornworthy by licence at Harberton, Devon, 22 April 1680. Harberton vicarage was annexed to the living of the parish church of Halwell; Harberton is also near Ashprington, where members of the Robbins family lived. The marriage licence was issued by the Bishop of Exeter on 19 April 1680, and the accompanying marriage bond dated 21 April 1680 (now in the possession of the Devon Record Office) was signed by John Peeke and his friend and bondsman Leonard Wadland of Halwell who was a brother of the Grace Wadland who married Richard Peeke ("the younger"), John Peeke's half-brother, as his second wife. After Mary's death in August 1690 John Peeke married another local girl, Mary White, at Cornworthy on 17 April 1694. Both the Robbins and the White families apparently owned considerable property in the Cornworthy area, and no doubt John Peeke benefited through his two wives.

All the children of John Peeke's two marriages were baptised at Cornworthy. Two of them, John and Joseph, were also buried there. Susanna, the eldest child, was married to John Brookins at Cornworthy on 6 November 1707. 
Peeke, John (I1684)
236 Buried at Stoke Damerel with his wife Mary. Peek, John (I157)
237 Burke's Landed Gentry Source Source: S307 (S307)
238 Burke's Peerage Source Source: S319 (S319)
239 Captain 4th Bn. attd. 2nd Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps of The Manor House, Herringswell, Suffolk, and Blackheath Park, London. Enlisted in Aug., 1914. Remembered with honour, BULLS ROAD CEMETERY, FLERS. Sp. Mem. 1. Ballance, Lesley Arthur (I570)
240 Captain of HMS Juno from 1853 to 1858 Fremantle, Stephen Grenville (I3582)
241 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I732)
242 Captain, Hampshire Regiment, 1914-18 War. Schoolmaster and astronomer. Sometime partner with his cousin, William Vernon Peek at Gorse Cliff School, Boscombe, which was founded by the latter. Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and President of the British Astronomical Association (1938-40). "Daily Telegraph" Astronomy Correspondent. Author of "The Planet Jupiter". Peek, Bertrand Meigh (I824)
243 Captain, R.N., C.V.0., M.B.E., D.S.C. Director of Naval Signals, 1963. Director, Weapons Equipment Surface, 1966. Brigadier, Royal Company of Archers, Queen's Body Guard for Scotland. See "Who's Who". Dalrymple-Hamilton, North Edward Fredrick (I128)
244 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I826)
245 Chaplain, R.N. (1908-1912). Rector of Drewsteignton, Devon (1912-1955). Rural Dean of Okehampton (1942-1947). In 1961 the font at Drewsteignton Church was restored by his family in his memory and that of his wife Eleanor, who died 31 January 1956, while at the same time the baptistry was subscribed for by the parishioners of Drewsteignton and installed in the church in memory of their late rector and his wife. Peek, Alfred Richard Welldon (I675)
246 Co-founder, with his uncle by marriage, James Peek (1800-1879), of Peek, Frean & Co., in 1857. A native of Devon, he had married Hannah Peek of Kingsbridge, a daughter of James Peek's brother Samuel, in 1853 and was invited by James Peek, who had long been a partner in the firm of Peek Brothers & Co., in the City, to come up to London and join him in founding the new firm of Peek, Frean & Co. George Hender Frean retired from the firm in 1887. Chairman, James Peek Trust in 1877. Frean, George Hender (I497)
247 County Councillor, Isle of Wight (1977-78). Jenkins, Barbara Ralph (I1055)
248 Daughter of a minister in the Government of the Cape of Good Hope. Van Renen, Angelique Marie Annecy (I1027)
249 Daughter of Alderman Edward James Reeves, J.P., Mayor of Brighton (1884-1887) and his wife Caroline. Married to the Rev. Richard Peek 5 April 1875 at Holborn, London. Died 26 October 1911 at Foots Cray, Sidcup, Kent, and buried in Peek family vault at Norwood. Reeves, Ada (I1020)
250 Daughter of Campbell Newington, Esq., J.P., of Oakover, Ticehurst, Sussex. Newington, Beatrice Foster (I729)

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