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1550 John Lanchbrey of Chadlington, Oxfordshire

Journal by Dave Calladine

I am the direct descendant (g9 grandson) of John Launchbury. John was born the eldest of four children to Richard Lanchepreye and his wife (c.1500 - Jan 22 1570) about 1550. He was born into the small village of Chadlington, Oxfordshire,

John married Susanna Taylor, but she died in 1608, so he must have remarried before his death, as his will confirms.

WI139/1/29 (1624/1627)
My Will made the tenth day of December in the year of our Lord god 1624

In the Name of god amen I John Lanchbury Chadlington Carpenter Sike and weake in body but of god [sic] memory god be thancked for it doe make this my Last will and testamente in manner and forme following firste I bequeth my soule into the mercifull handes of allmighty god the father which hath Crated mee and the Sonne which hath redemed mee and the Holy ghost which Sanctified mee puttinge all my hope of Sallvation in the merites of the Death and passion of our Saviour Jesus Christe and my body to Expaine buriall in the Church yard yeard of Chadlington aforesaid Imprimise I give to the Church or Cappell of Chadlington 6d Item to the pore of Chadlington xijd I give to my Sonne John Lanchbury one Sheep one Irnebound Carte one Shute of Reparrell being the best I give to my Sonne Hercules Lanchbury apeare of Carte bridel Eyes? I give to my Sonne Thomas Lanchbury five Shillings and one Shute of reparrell I tem I give to my daughter Mary three pound one featherbed and one sheep I give to my wife one prese one pote being hur owne and one Cettelle I give to my daughter Ann one Cobbert &? one kifferlid: I give to [cupboard & coverlet?] my daughter frances twelfe pence I make my wife and my daughter Ann my whole and sole Executors I give to them all my goodes whatsoever withind dores and with out movable and unmovable wah what soever to be requalidealed betwixte them Saving that is promised to others to performe this my Last will and testamente
X John Lanchbury mark
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Probate 5 April 1627 [ . . . filia Anne . . .]
Inventory 17li 18s
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Inventory taken by Thomas Lander Anthony Crose & Thomas Lardner 26 Mar
Exhibited 5 Apr 1627

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WI139/1/29 10 Dec 1624 Will: John Lanchbury, Chadlington Burial 23/3/1626+
s Richard W2 Probate 5/4/1627

In Johns will, his Wife unnamed
Son John
Son Hercules
Son Thomas
Daughter Mary
Daughter Ann (E)
Daughter Frances

Witnesses none
Probate to [ . . . filia Anne . . .]
Inventory taken 26 Mar by Thomas Lander Anthony Crose & Thomas Lardner total 17/18/-
Exhibited 5 Apr 1627

John Launchbury I do not know much about after his baptism on August 3, 1578. He must have survived into his forties to be mentioned in the will above.
Hercules Lanchbuery was a Yeoman farmer (numbered 1536 on my Ahnentafel system) and by his death (aged 65) in 1645 he had accumulated some wealth.

Surnames: CROSS LANDER LAUNCHBURY TAYLOR
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on 2007-02-17 17:36:13

Dave Calladine , from Yeovil, Somerset, UK, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jan 2006. is researching the following names: CALLADINE, LAUNCHBURY, FULLER and 22 other(s).

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