Peek of Hazelwood

William Peek

Male 1791 - 1870  (78 years)


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  • Name William Peek 
    Born 20 Nov 1791  Devon, Kingsbridge Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 21 Sep 1800  Ebenezer Chapel-Independent, Kingsbridge, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 14 Sep 1870  Isle of Wight, Ryde Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 6 Oct 1870  PPR 1677 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Norwood Cemetery, Peek Family Vault Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I161  Peek Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2015 

    Father John Peek,   b. 25 Feb 1753, Devon, Modbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1847  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Susannah Ann Foxworthy,   d. 1 Aug 1802, Devon, Kingsbridge, Dodbrook Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 May 1779  Devon, Loddiswell Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Francis,   b. 1804,   d. 8 Aug 1874, 2 Highlands Road, Upper Norwood, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 30 May 1820  London, St Stephen's, Coleman Street Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1851  9 Pulteney Street, Bath Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1861  Balham Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary Peek,   b. 31 Mar 1821, Middlesex, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1896  (Age 74 years)
     2. William Peek,   b. 9 Nov 1822, Holloway, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1886  (Age 63 years)
     3. George Peek,   b. 1824,   d. Bef Apr 1864  (Age 40 years)
     4. Catherine Peek,   b. 29 Jul 1826, Albion Terrace, Islington, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894  (Age 67 years)
     5. Eliza Peek,   b. 3 May 1829, Newington Green, Stoke Newington, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907  (Age 77 years)
     6. Richard Peek,   b. 7 Mar 1831, Newington Green, Stoke Newington, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1871, St Clair, Haywards Heath, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     7. Francis Peek,   b. 27 Sep 1833, Cornwall Place, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1899  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F185  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Llived at 27 Coleman Street, London, (from c.1819), Stoke Newington Green, co. Middlesex (from c.1821 to c.1842), 30 Finsbury Square (1843) and Bemerton Lodge, Upper Norwood, co. Surrey (from c. 1845 onwards). Married by licence to Mary Francis. Founder of William Peek E. Co. (in or about 1810) and co-founder in 1821 of Peek Bros. & Co. and (in 1834) Peek Brothers and Winch of Liverpool and London. Holy Trinity Church, Beckenham, Kent was built in 1877 in his memory and that of his wife Mary by their youngest son, Francis Peek. His portrait, with those of his wife Mary and daughter Mary Drew nee Peek, hangs in the dining room at Castle Drogo, Devon, the seat of the Drewe family. William Peek's will proved 6/10/1870 (P.P.R./677) His portrait is at Castle Drogo, Devon, copy in possession of Veronica D Hughes

  • Sources 
    1. [S105] IGI, Ebenezer Chapel-Independent, Kingsbridge, Devon, England, (Familysearch) (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S75] 1861 Census, Registrar Wandsworth, ED4 F49 p1 (Reliability: 2).