Samuel was mentioned in his father’s Will dated 19 Mar 1687.

On the Will of Thomas Breck of Runcorn, Samuel Pickering was one of the witnesses of the signing and his signature is on the document. Samuel also participated in the Inventory of Thomas Breck’s goods and chattels, which was done on 15 Sept 1687.

            Ref, Cheshire Marriage Act Book, 16 May 1698: Taylor of Halton, Runcorn
            Ref, Cheshire Marriage Bonds & Licenses, 22 Aug 1720 (for the marriage of Bernard Pickering and Sarah Nixon): Yeoman of Runcorn.