Surnames/tags: lambole kingsclere will
This is a transcript of the register copy of the will of Richard Lambole of Kingsclere in Hampshire, the son of James Lambole and Olive Lambole (nee Parker). Richard was a peruke (wig) maker and barber.
The will was written on the 2nd of July 1794, just a few days before Richard was buried on the 6th of July at the age of 74 years. It was proved at London in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury on the 19th of September 1794. The register copy of the will is now catalogued with the Prerogative Court of Canterbury wills at The National Archives at Kew, Surrey, England.
Spelling and punctuation are as the register copy. Abbreviations have been expanded in square brackets. Capital 'f' has been transcribed as 'F' rather than 'ff'.
'+' indicates a note or section of text that was inserted outside the main body of text.
'^^' contains words that were inserted as a superscript.
- Richard's wife, Elizabeth Lambole (formerly Pool), who was his second wife and the mother of his children, Rebecca and Richard.
- John Lambole, Richard's 45 year old son
- Sarah, wife of William Harrison, Richard's 41 year old daughter.
- Elizabeth, wife of William Winfield, Richard's 43 year old daughter.
- Ann, wife of William Lewis, Richard's 39 year old daughter.
- Hannah Lambole, Richard's 37 year old daughter.
- George Lambole, Richard's 35 year old son.
- Rebecca Lambole, Richard's 14 year old daughter.
- Richard Lambole, Richard's 13 year old daughter.
- Richard's friend, Richard Goddard, a yeoman of Wasing, Berkshire, and the executor of the will.
- Grace Fuller, John Wheeler, and John Twitchin, property owns in Kingsclere.
- John Carter, John Bishop, and William Holding, the witnesses of the will.
Note: John, Sarah, Elizabeth, Ann, Hannah, and George were Richard's children from a previous marriage to an Elizabeth Cane.
Richard Lambel otherwise Lamble otherwise Lambole
This is the last Will and Testament of me Richard Lambole of Kingsclere in the County of Southampton peruke maker which I make publish and declare in manner following that is to say, I give and bequeath unto my wife Elizabeth Lambole all such Household Goods Furniture and Linen as were hers before our Inter Marriage and which she brought with her upon such our marriage to and for her own use and behoof I also will that my said wife shall have and take to her own proper use all her wearing apparel of all kinds whatsoever I give and bequeath to my son John Lambole the sum of twenty pounds to my Daughter Sarah wife of William Harrison the like sum of twenty pounds to my Daughter Elizabeth wife of William Winffield the like sum of twenty pounds To my Daughter Ann wife of William Lewis the like sum of twenty pounds to my Daughter Hannah Lambole the like sum of twenty pounds and to my son George Lambole the like sum of twenty pounds to be paid to each of them respectively by my Executor hereinafter named within one year next afer my decease I give and bequeath unto my Friend Richard Goddard of Wasing in the County of Berks[hire] yeoman the sum of fifty pounds upon trust that he the said Richard Goddard his Executors and Administrators do and shall as soon as conveniently may be after my decease place out the same at Interest in the public funds or some other good and sufficient security or securities and do yearly and every year during the natural life of my said wife or so long as she shall continue my widow well and truly pay the Interest yearly Dividends and produce therof unto her my said wife for her sole use and behoof and from and after the decease or marriage of my said wife which shall first happen then upon Trust that he the said Richard Goddard his Executors or Administrators do and shall pay and divide the amount and produce of the said sum of Fifty pounds to and amongst my Daughter Rebecca Lambole and my Son Richard Lambole share and share alike to be paid to them respectively upon upon their attaining the age of twenty one years and in case of the Death of either of them before they arrive at that age without leaving any lawful issue then that the same be paid to the survivor of them but I do hereby direct that if either of them my Daughter Rebecca Lambole and Son Richard Lambole shall happen to die before attaining their respective age of twenty one years and shall leave any Child or Children of her or his respective Body lawfully begotten living at her or his respective Death then that the share of such of them so Dying shall go to and amongst all and every the Children of such of them so Dying as shall be living at their respective parents decease to be equally divided between such Children if more than one share and share alike and if only one then to such only Child to be paid to such Child and Children at their respective age and ages of twenty one years and in case both of them my said Daughter Rebecca Lambole and Son Richard Lambole shall happen to Die before attaining their age of twenty one years and shall leave no child or Children of their or either of their Bodies as aforesaid living at the time of their decease then I do appoint order and direct that in case my said wife shall be then living that the said Sum of fifty pounds be paid to her for her own use and behoof and in case she shall be then Dead that the said Richard Goddard his Executors and Administrators shall stand possessed of the said Sum of Fifty pounds upon the same Trusts as are hereinafter mentioned conserning the Residue of my Estaite and Effects I give devise and bequeath unto the said Richard Goddard all those my several Messuages or Tenements Land and premises situate and being in Kingsclere aforesaid and were in my own occupation and in the occupation of Grace Fuller, John Wheeler and John Twitchin with the appurtenances hereunto belonging and which I hold by virtue of a Mortgage formerly made thereof and which has been long since forfieted To hold unto and to the use of the said Richard Goddard his Executors or Administrators and assigns upon Trust that the said Richard Goddard his Executors or Administrators do and shall with all convenient speed after my Decease sell Dispose of and convey all and singular my said Messuages or Tenements Land and premises with the appurtenances either by public sale or private contract unto any person or persons who shall be willing to become the purchasor or purchasors thereof for the most money that can be reasonably had for the same and do and shall for that purpose make and Execute all such Deeds Conveyances and Assignments as he or they shall think fit and my will is and I do hereby direct that the said Richard Goddard his Executors or Administrators shall stand possessed of or interested in the monies to arise by such sale or sales upon the same Trusts and for the same Interests and purposes as are hereinafter mentioned expressed and declared of and concerning the residue of my personal Estate and all and singular my monies securities for money debts and all other my Goods Chattels and personal Estate and effects whatsoever and of what nature or kind soever (except such Household Goods and Effects as I have hereinbefore given to my said wife) I give and bequeath unto him the said Richard Goddard his Executors and Administrators upon the Trusts and for the purposes following (that is to say) upon trust in the first place to cause and exact true and perfect inventory appraisement and account of all and every my said Estate and Effects to be ^made or be^ taken as soon after my decease as conveniently may be and to sell dispose of and convert into ready money all such parts thereof as shall not consist of Ready Money or securities for money and to call get in and receive all such Debts and Monies as shall be due and owing unto me upon Bond Bill note or otherwise and after payment and discharge of my Debts funeral and Testamentary Charges and Expences and the several pecu[n]iary Legacies hereinbefore bequeathed then upon Trust and to the Intent and purpose that the said Richard Goddard his Executors and Administrators do and shall from time to time place out at Interest in the public funds or some other Good and Sufficient Security or Securities as he or they shall think proper as well as the monies to arise by the sale of my said Messuages or Tenements Land and premises as aforesaid and all other Monies then remaining in his or their hands and not before placed out as what he or they shall at any time afterwards recover receyeive and get in by or from my said other personal Estate and Effects and upon this further Trust that he the said Richard Goddard his Executors or Administrators do and shall yearly and every year during the natural life of my said wife or so long as she shall continue my widow well and truly pay the Interest yearly dividends and produce thereof unto her my said wife for her sole use and behoof and from and after the decease or Marriage of my said wife which shall first happen Then upon Trust that he the said Richard Goddard his Executors or Administrators do and shall pay the whole amount and produce thereof to and amongst all and every of my said Eight Children (namely) John Sarah Elizabeth Ann Hannah George Rebecca and Richard as shall be living at the decease or Marriage of my said wife equally to be divided between them in equal parts shares and proportions and share and share alike to be paid to them respectively upon their attaining the age of twenty one years in case such age shall not arrive in the life time or widowhood of my said wife ^but if such age shall arrive in the lifetime or widowhood of my said wife^ then the said respective sums to be paid to such of them as soon as conveniently may be after her decease or marriage provided nevertheless and my will is that if any or either of them my said Sons and Daughters shall happen to die before attaining their respective age of twenty one years and shall leave any Child or Children of his or her respective Body lawfully begotten living at his or their respective Death I do appoint order and direct the share and portion of such of them so dying and leaving Issue to go to and amongst all and every the Children of such of them so dying as shall be living at their respective parents decease to be equally divided between such Children if more than one share and share alike and if only one then to such only Child to be paid to such respective Child and Children at their respective age and ages of twenty one years and in case any or either of my said Sons or Daughters shall happen to die before attaining the age of twenty one years and shall leave no Child or Children of his or her Body as aforesaid living at the time of his or her Death then my will is and I do appoint that the share and portion under this my will of such of them so dying without Issue then living shall go to and be equally divided between and amongst the Survivors or Survivor of them and I do hereby authorize impower and direct the said Richard Goddard his Executors and Adm[inistrat]ors
+ to manage improve and order the interest of the portions of my respective Children until the time when the same shall respectively become payable to them to the best and most advantage more towards the respective maintenance and duration and in the event of their dying before the time aforesaid leaving Issue then that he the said Richard Goddard his Executors or Administrators do manage the respective portions of my Grandchildren in like manner and for the advancing such sale and sales of my Estate and Effects in manner aforesaid I do hereby declare that the receipt and receipts of the said Richard Goddard his Executors and Administrators
shall be a full and effectual Release and discharge or Releases and Discharges to any purchaser or purchasors of all or any part of my said Estate and Effects for so much of the said purchase Money as shall be therein expressed or acknowledged to be Received and such purchasor or purchasors his her or their respective Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns shall not afterwards be obliged to set to the application of such purchase Money or any part thereof or be answerable or accountable for any loss or misapplication thereof and my will likewise is and I do hereby expressly declare that my said Trustee his Executors or Administrators shall not be charged or chargeable with or accountable for more of the said Monies and Effects than what he or they shall actually receive by virtue of this my will nor with or for any loss that shall happen of the said Monies or effects so as such loss happen without his or their wilful Default or neglect and also that it shall be lawful for the said Richard Goddard his Executors and Administrators by and out of the Monies which shall come to his or their hands by virtue of the Trusts aforesaid to reimburse himself or themselves all such Costs Charges and expenses as he or they shall sustain expend or be put unto in or about the Execution of the Trusts hereby in them reposed or in any wise relating thereunto and lastly I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint the said Richard Goddard full and Sole Executor of this my last will and do revoke all other wills by me made and do declare this only to be my last will and Testament In witness whereof I the said Richard Lambole the Testator have to this my will contained in these sheets of paper to the first two sheets set my hand and to this third and last sheet thereof my hand and Seal the second day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Ninety four Rich[ar]d Lambel Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Richard Lambole (the Testator) as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our Names as witnesses Jo[h]n Carter John Bishop W[illia]m Holding
This Will was proved at London the Nineteenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Ninety four before the Right Honorable Sir William Wynne Knight Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the prerogative court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of Richard Goddard the Sole Executor named in the said will to whom Administration was granted of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the deceased having been first sworn duly to Administer By Commission
- Reference: PROB 11/1249/225, Description: Will of Richard Lambole otherwise Lambel otherwise Lamble, Peruke Maker of Kingsclere , Hampshire, Date: 19 September 1794. The National Archives online.
- Hampshire : Kingsclere : St Mary : Register of unspecified type : "Parish Register" database, FreeREG (https://www.freereg.org.uk/search_records/5817ff37e93790ec75a40745 : viewed 11 Sep 2021) burial R Ichard Lambole 6 Jul 1794
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