John SAMPSON

John SAMPSON

Male 1700 - 1739  (~ 39 years)

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  • Name John SAMPSON 
    Born Feb 1700  Blickling, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 14 Feb 1700  St Andrew, Blickling, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Apprenticeship 3 May 1715-1722  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Apprenticed to Thomas Fairchild, Gardner, Citizen & Clothworker of London for 7 years. Fairchild (1667-1729) was the first English nurseryman to experiment with plant hybrids and the author of The City Gardner in 1722, the first book on city gardening (http://www.hcs.ohio-state.edu/hort/history/069.html)
      Fairchild had half an acre of garden land at Hoxton and 2 acres of land over at the Dog House. 1 acre to Mr Fairchild and 1 acre built on by Mr Aires?, company.
    Wills & Administrations 1729  Hoxton, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Thomas Fairchild 
    • Thomas Fairchild otp of St Leonard Shoreditch, Gardner & Citizen & Clothworker London ...... cousin Richard Butt £30, brother in law Stephen Baron £20 and his two daughters £40 each when they attain their respective age of twenty one. ....nephew Thomas Woodley, his sister Ann Woodley £40 each at 21 yrs.....Lydia Woodley £50 at 21 yrs....daughter in law Mary (Price?) wife of James £30.....cousin Susanna Towell wife of Thomas Towell £20 ......

      my late servant John Sampson £5.....servant Ann Taylor £15

      Charity Children of St Leonard Shoreditch £10....my friend Richard Spier of Hoxton, Gardner  £5...... my friend Mr Gateby one guinea for a ring.... my servant Stephen Bert one guinea.....my brother in law John Baron and to his wife and three children one guinea each.....my cousin John Fairchild one guinea and all my wearing apparell.....
      Trustees of the Charity Children of Hoxton ...twenty shillings annually.....

      .....nephew Stephen Baron (Bacon?) son of my brother in law Stephen Baron (Bacon?)
      Dated 28 Feb 1728
    Residence 26 Sep 1731  Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Membership Apr 1733  London (City) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clothworker's Company 
    • It's unclear why there is a large gap between the end of the apprenticeship in 1722 and Freedom of the City & Clothworker's Company in 1733.
      John took on one apprentice in 1733, William Merry, son of John Merry, deceased Gardner of Low Layton, Essex.

      John Sampson was still listed as a member of the Clothworker's Company in 1738/9
    Occupation 1715-1739  Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gardner 
    Residence 1724-1739  Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Poor Rate Book for 1715 in Hoxton lists one Samson (no forename), Thomas Fairchild and Peter Praed (poss relation to James Praed jnr - witness to John Sampson will of 1778.
      John was listed in Hoxton in 1724 and 1739. It's possible that he lived at Eltham to work on the gardens in the area between 1725-1731
    Died Apr 1739  Hoxton Fields, Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 27 Apr 1739  Shoreditch St Leonard, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I17834  Sampson Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Thomas SAMPSON,   b. Mar 1666, Blickling, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1701, Blickling, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1674,   d. Apr 1724, Blickling, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1695 
    Family ID F3578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann PAGETT,   b. Abt 1700,   d. Aft 1779  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1725  St Lawrence Jewry, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John SAMPSON,   b. Abt 1730,   d. May 1791, Walbrook, London (City) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     2. Ann SAMPSON,   b. 15 Sep 1731, Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1731, Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Elisabeth SAMPSON,   b. 4 Sep 1732, Hoxton Fields, Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth SAMPSON,   b. 15 Sep 1733, Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William SAMPSON,   b. 8 Dec 1734, Hoxton Fields, Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary SAMPSON,   b. 14 Dec 1735, Hoxton Fields, Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elizabeth SAMPSON,   b. 2 Dec 1736, Hoxton Fields, Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1742  (Age 5 years)
     8. Thomas SAMPSON,   b. 18 Aug 1738, Hoxton Fields, Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F5053  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1700 - Blickling, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 14 Feb 1700 - St Andrew, Blickling, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsApprenticeship - 3 May 1715-1722 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWills & Administrations - Thomas Fairchild - 1729 - Hoxton, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 26 Sep 1731 - Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership - Clothworker's Company - Apr 1733 - London (City) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gardner - 1715-1739 - Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1724-1739 - Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Apr 1739 - Hoxton Fields, Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Apr 1739 - Shoreditch St Leonard, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4934] PCC Will john Sampson, Gardner, Hoxton 1739, Middlesex., < (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3284] Will of John Sampson, gardner of Hoxton.

    3. [S3286] Poor Rate Assessment, Middlesex, England, 1739/40, p. 27, entry for John Sampson, Feb 1739-Feb 1740; P91/LEN/0049. (Reliability: 3).
      6-6 John Sampson
      3 - for one acre of Garden land between Charles Square and the Dog House barr?
      p.111 Robert Monk & Robert Murden nr Webb Square

    4. [S3284] Will of John Sampson, gardner of Hoxton (Reliability: 3).
      John Sampson, Gardner of Hoxton
      Wife Ann, children named as John, Mary, Elizabeth & Thomas

    5. [S3285] St Leonard Shoreditch Registers, Hackney, Middlesex, England, St Leonard's (Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex, England), John Sampson burial (Reliability: 3).
      John Sampson, Apr 1739 age 38