Sarah Lilly

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Sarah Lilly, daughter of Ambrose Lilly, Gent. and Sarah Moss, was born at White Notley, Essex, England, 31 August 17501 and baptized there, 22 December 1750.1 She died at Kensington Palace, London, England, 5 November 1834.2

Sarah married, as his 3rd wife, Lt General William Wynyard, son of Lt General John Wynyard and Mary Maxwell, at Camberwell St. Giles, Southwark, England, 26 November 1767.3,4

Sarah Lilly left a will dated 2 October 1823, and proved 20 November 1834 (paragraphing and punctuation added for readablility:
When it shall please the Almighty God to take me from this world I beg my dear Caroline will continue her attentions to me with my Dr son Edwards assistance to fulfil the following memorandums:

I request my [___] funeral expenses paid

To my Sons Montagu John Wynyard and my son Edward Burkly Wynard my sons 50 Guineas and the like sum of fifty guineas to my Daur Emily Sara Wright also to my Daughter J C Wynyard also Sophia Wynyard also Georgiana Battye

To [___] Maria Wynyad I give her ten guineas to purchase some [___] as a remembrance of me and the Esteem I always retained for her

To each of my grandchildren that are living which I have stood Godmother to I give ten guineas

To Amelia Stubbings if living with me at my death thirty pounds and any of my Cloths and linen that my daughters Caroline and Sophia [___] to give away

To Sara [___] Garbone ten pounds if living with me at the same time.

To my daughter J Caroline I give all my plate furniture household linen and clothes of every description which I consider her justly entitled to for being my constant friend and companion during the greatest part of her life having to given up her [___] since of age entirely at my disposal and contented herself withthe most [___] [___] to enable me to enjoy the comfort of my family and friends and devoted her self to me in my declining years

at the time of writing this I had five hundred pounds in the four [___] [___] purchased out of money left me by different friends this with money that may be due on my pensions and [___] how [___] with money at [___] will & must be more than sufficent to pay the above bequests and expenses and whatever remains I give to [___] Caroline Wynyard and in this distribution

I am satisfied all my dear children will believe I have acted from upright motives and I [___] them they have all my love and good wishes and [___] feel all their kindnesses bestowed on me.

Signed by me this 2nd of October 1823 Sarah Wynyard Kensington Palace Oct 17 1823 Witness George Vogan, Kensington Witnessed C Roxbeery, Kensington.2


Lt General William Wynyard b. 1732, d. 25 Jan 1789
  • Ambrose Lilly Wynyard4 b. 23 Apr 1769, d. 9 Nov 1792
  • Sarah Amelia Wynyard2,4 b. 1 Jan 1771, d. 14 Jun 1852
  • Jemima Caroline Wynyard5,4,2 b. 12 Feb 1772, d. 2 Jul 1845
  • Sophia Wynyard5,4,2 b. 8 Aug 1774, d. 28 Nov 1844
  • Charles Montague Wynyard4 b. say 1776
  • Charles Montague Wynyard4 b. say 1778
  • Charles Montague Wynyard4 b. say 1780
  • Montagu John Wynyard+5,4,2 b. 17 Feb 1781, d. 14 Dec 1857
  • Charles Wynyard4 b. 27 Oct 1784, d. 1801
  • Georgina Charlott Wynyard5,4,2 b. 6 Sep 1786, d. 8 Mar 1860
  • General Edward Buckley Wynyard5,4,2 b. 6 Sep 1788, d. 24 Nov 1864
This person was last edited on29 Jan 2020


  1. [S1696] Record Office, Essex, Parish Register Transcripts for White Notely, 1538-1902, 64, FHL microfilm 560909 Item 5, further cited as Parish Register Transcripts for White Notely.
  2. [S949], England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 (on-line database & images), Sarah Wynyard, 1834, Original data: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Series PROB 11, Kew, England: The National Archives, further cited as PCC Wills & Probate.
  3. [S949] "PCC Wills & Probate," Maria Caroline Wyngard, 1834.
  4. [S271] Rev. C. W. Bingham, "The Family of Wynyard," Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica New Series, 2 (1877): 269-272, further cited as Bingham, "Wynyard Family."
  5. [S949] "PCC Wills & Probate," Jemima Caroline Wynyard, 1845.