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Nancy HAMBLING

Nancy HAMBLING

Female Abt 1783 - Yes, date unknown    Has 40 ancestors and 17 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Nancy HAMBLING 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born Abt 1783  Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age given as 1 when lease was arranged in 1784.
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • (Research):I do not now believe the Ann / Nancy who ws married to John LAKE was the Nancy LAKE who subsequently married James BURWOOD. Both marriages were in Dartmouth, both men were mariners, which makes it seem likely at first glance. However, in the PR for the marriage of Nancy Lake to James Burwood, Nancy is shown as a spinster. This could be a mistake but in addition in both cases the bride signed, but the signatures appear to be those of different people. ('Ann Hambling' and 'Nancy Lake' only have the letters 'n' and 'a' in common, making a comparison hard, but these 2 seem quite different, and in addition 'Ann's' signature shows mostly letters not joined to the next, whilst 'Nancy's' flows).
    Person ID I224  All
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2021 

    Father James HAMBLING,   b. Abt 1761, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1837, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Ann BURGOIN,   b. Abt 1758,   d. 1836, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1783  St. Michael’s Church, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Witness George Lavers was probably a friend from childhood, not a relation; he was born the same year as James in Blackawton. He was to become linked by marriage, as James's daughter-in-law Elizabeth Baker's mother was a Lavers. George may have been her first cousin; I'm not certain which of two John Lavers her father was.
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F23  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John HEAD,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married?
    Notes 
    • When Reuben married he gave his father's name as John Head. Those who were illegitimate often seemed to name fictional fathers on marriage certs., probably to hide the fact they were illegitimate. However, in that case the surname would be expected to be the same. Reuben married with the surname Hambling, so there is no obvious reason why he would name his father as John Head unless he understood him to be.
      There were John Heads baptised near Blackawton of an age that they could well have been his father.
      (One baptised in Dartmouth in 1769, one in Halwell in 1785, another in Halwell in 1752. A John Head was 'of Blackawton' when he married in Dartmouth in 1807 - possibly one of these baptisms, and clearly in Blackawton around the right time to be Reuben's father)
    Children
     1. Reuben HAMBLING,   bap. 18 Feb 1807, St. Michael’s Church, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec Q 1854, Southampton Reg Dist, Hampshire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
     
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F149  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 CREW[?],   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married?
    Notes 
    • Nancy's first two children were born outside of marriage.
      Her second son Henry also used the surname CREW(S) as well as HAMBLING (or variant). As it was clearly not his step-father's surname, it might have been his biological father's surname.
    Children
    +1. Henry CREW,   b. 1809, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1857, Tasmania, Australia See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F1811  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 John LAKE,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 May 1816  St. Saviour’s Church, Dartmouth, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 2 Mar 2021)
      "John Lake of this Parish Mariner Bachelor and Ann Hambling of this Parish Spinster
      were married in this Church by Banns both being of age this seventh Day of May in the Year One thousand eight hundred and sixteen
      By me Thos. Tanner Officg: Minister
      This Marriage was solemnized between us John Lake, Ann Hambling
      In the Presence of William Fox, Henrietta Hyne"

      Was the marriage this Nancy (Ann) Hambling? I think it probably was. Searching the index on FMP there appear to be a couple of other Ann Hamblings. However, one shown as Ann HAMBLING, daughter of Joan Blight HAMBLING baptised in Blackawton in 1782 seems to be Ann Hambling BLIGHT, daughter of Joan. The other, baptised in Slapton in 1784, appears to have married in that parish.
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F168  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1783 - Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Reuben HAMBLING - 18 Feb 1807 - St. Michael’s Church, Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Henry CREW - 1809 - Blackawton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 May 1816 - St. Saviour’s Church, Dartmouth, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - John Christopher LAKE - 12 Feb 1817 - St. Saviour’s Church, Dartmouth, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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  • Wills (transcripts)
    The will of James Hambling (c. 1762 - 1837)
    The will of Nancy's father, James Hambling
    Nancy was to receive £4 a year for the rest of her life, to be paid her by her brother who was the main beneficiary of their father's will.

  • Sources 
    1. [S199] Blackawton - St Michaels Church - m/f images, St. Michael’s Church (Blackawton, Devon), Marriage of James HAMBLING and Ann BURGOIN 1783; DE/REG/57869/1-16 m/f 10 (Reliability: 3).
      "No 201
      James Hambling of this Parish Blacksmith and Ann Burgoin of this Parish Spinster were Married in this Church by Banns this Sixteenth Day of June in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty three by me Thoms. Adams Vicar.
         This Marriage was solemnized between Us      { James Hambling
      { The mark of \\ Ann Burgoin
        In the Presence of   { George Lavers
      { Thomas Hyne"
      The Register is one for combined Banns / Marriage entries, but the banns part of this was left blank - like it would be for a marriage by licence. While most were filled in, a couple of other entries were left blank in 1783/84 for marriages said to be by Banns. Whether the Vicar forgot to fill these in, or accidentally wrote Banns when he meant Licence, I'm not sure.
      (Thomas Hyne was a witness at most marriages at this time and was probably Parish Clerk)