Family of Francis Brittlebank & Alice Dawson




Francis Brittlebank was baptised 19 June 1704 in Winster, Derbyshire, and died 25 December 1787 in Winster, Derbyshire.


Wife Alice Dawson was born Abt. 1704 in Wensley, Derbyshire, and died 25 December 1789 in Winster, Derbyshire.  They were married 1 June 1724 in St. Giles, Matlock, Derbyshire.



Their children were:


1- Elizabeth Brittlebank  b: Abt. 25 October 1724 in Winster, Derbyshire (baptism: 25 October 1724 Winster)


2- Thomas Brittlebank  b: Abt. 9 May 1726 in Winster, Derbyshire (baptism: 9 May 1726 Winster, Derbyshire)     

            +Sarah -----  b: Abt. 1726; m: Abt. 1747


3- William Brittlebank  b: Abt. 1728; d: 7 May 1737 in Winster, Derbyshire


4- Mary Brittlebank  b: Abt. 11 November 1731 in Winster, Derbyshire (baptism: 11 November 1731 Winster, Derbyshire)    

            +John Hill  b: Abt. 1731  in Crich; m: 15 February 1754 in Greasley, Nottinghamshire


5- Francis Brittlebank b: Abt. 9 June 1734 in Winster, Derbyshire (baptism: 9 June 1734 Winster (also 23 Nov.); d: 18 August 1819 in Winster, Derbyshire; burial: 20 August 1819 Winster

            +Sarah Morley  b: Abt. 10 October 1736 in Alton, Staffordshire (baptism: 10 October 1736 Alton, Staffordshire); m: 13 October 1760 in Alton, Staffordshire; d: 29 June 1808 in Winster, Derbyshire


6- Esther Brittlebank  b: Abt. 13 February 1737 in Winster, Derbyshire (baptism: 13 February 1737 Winster)


7- John Brittlebank  b: Abt. 29 April 1739 in Winster, Derbyshire (baptism: 29 April 1739 Winster); d: Aft. 1782

            +Martha Fern  b: Abt. 1740; m: Abt. 1764    


8- Hugh Brittlebank  b: Abt. 23 July 1742 in Winster, Derbyshire (baptism: 23 July 1742 Winster)




Notes for Francis Brittlebank:

- Will of Francis Brittlebank, made 30th October 1787:   This is the Last will and Testament of me Francis Brittlebank of Winster in the County of Derby Taylor Being weak in Body, but of Sound Mind and Memory Praised be Almighty God for the Same.  Imprimis I will and Direct that all my just Debts, and Funeral expences be paid and I do Hereby charge and Make Subject and Lyable Both my Real and Personal Estate with the payment thereof.  Item, I Give and Bequeath to Francis Brittlebank the younger my grandson, All that Large Family Bible.  Item, I give and Bequeath to my Son John Brittlebank My Chest with my Cloaths, therein and the Rest of my wearing appariel whatsoever.  Item, I Give and Bequeath to my Loving Wife Alice Brittlebank All the House I now Dwell in with the Out Houses and Gardens thereunto Belonging During the Term of Her Natural Life and From and Immediately after Her Decease to my Son John Brittlebank to HIm and His Heirs or Assigns forever.  Subject Nevertheless paying to my Daughter Mary the Wife of John Hill the Full and Just Sum of Ten pounds of Good and Lawfull money of Great Britain at the End of One whole year next after He is in Possession.  Item, I Give to my grandaughter Mary the Wife of Joseph Higgot Twenty Shillings of Lawfull money to be paid to her as above Mentioned.  Item, I give and Bequeath unto my Said Dear Wife Alice Brittlebank her Executors Administrators and Assigns All my Personal Estate, Ready Money, Securitys for Money (except what is herein before given) to her and their own proper use and Disposal.  And I do Hereby Nominate Constitute and Appoint my Said Dear Wife Alice Brittlebank Sole Executrix of this my Last will and Testament.  Hereby Revoking and making Null and Void to all intents and Purposes all Former and Other Wills and Testaments By me ay Any time or Times heretofore made and Declaring this to Be my Last will and Testament in Witness whereof I the Said Testator Francis Brittlebank have to this my Last will and Testament contained in one sheet of paper set my Hand and Seal this Thirtyeth Day of October in the Twenty Eight year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third By the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and So forth and in the Year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Seven.  Signed Sealed published and Declared By the said Francis Brittlebank the Testator as and for his Last Will and Testament In the presence of us who at his Request in His presence and in the Presence of Each Other have Hereunto Subscribed our Names as witnesses thereof.  Signatures of : John Durden, George Staley, Thomas Roper, John Brittlebank, and Francis Brittlebank (his mark).

9th April 1788: Let probate be made Alice Brittlebank widow the Executrix



Parents of Francis Brittlebank

Parents of Alice Dawson  -  unknown



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