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Webb, Colonel Edmund Richmond als

Male 26.01.1638/39 - 1705


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  • Title  Colonel 
    Christened  26.01.1638/39  St Bride Fleet Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 Dec 1705  Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  19 Dec 1705  Rodbourne Cheney, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I00177  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  20 Jun 2015 

    Father  Webb, Edward Richmond als,   b. Abt 1612, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1645, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Chamberlayne, Grace,   b. Abt 1613, Of Maugersbury, Stow, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 21 Nov 1670, Rodbourne Cheney, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1634  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00097  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Smith, Jane,   b. Abt 1641, Of St Sepulchre, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 21 Apr 1669, Rodbourne Cheney, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Jan 1661/62  St. Peters, Pauls Wharf, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Webb, Jane Richmond
    >2. Webb, Mary Richmond,   d. Aft 1735
    >3. Webb, Thomas Richmond,   b. Abt 1663, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 06.02.1731/32, Rodbourne Cheney, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Webb, Elizabeth Richmond,   b. Abt 1664, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1690
    >5. Webb, John Richmond als,   c. 26 Dec 1667, Rodbourne Cheney, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Sep 1724, Biddesden, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Webb, Grace Richmond,   b. Abt 1668, Of Rodbourne Cheney, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 3 Nov 1730, Battersea, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00093  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Harrington, Margarey,   b. Abt 1637, Of London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1679, Of Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  05 Sep 1673  Sarum, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Webb, Edmond Richmond,   b. Abt 1676, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1696, Of Fyfield, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00094  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • According to Richmond Family Records:
      At age six years became family head of death of his father.
      04.05.1659-Admitted to Gray Inn.
      Later joined the army.
      Wild youth and known as "Webb the dualist".
      1684-Involved in a famous trail for murder with one of his St. John kinsmen.
      1684- became an usher to Queen Anne's husband, Prince of Denmark
      Commander of a Regiment during Monmouth's rebellion.
      1678-98 M.P. for Crickdale six times and then Ludgershall.
      Died aged about 65 and buried in Rodbourne Cheney Church under his own coat of arms impaled with those of his first wife Jane Smith.
      He was twice married and had 8 children.
      Chief residences were Rodbourne Cheney and Overwroughton Manors.
      Tomstone on the church floor at Rodbourne Cheney. Buried 19.12.1705.

      Record in Wilts Arch. Mag V29 p184 from Old Bailey Session 13-16 Jan 1684-8.
      Death of Sir Wm Estcourt. Found killed by a small wound of the sword belonging to Henry St. John and a larger wound such as the broadsword owned by Colonel Webb. Both men condemned to death.
      Let off with a heavy fine by King Charles after the intervention of Nell Gwyn, Lady Castlemaine and the Prince of Denmark(Husband of Queen Anne)

      Will of Edmund Webb, Esq. Dated 14.11.1692
      To my dau. Grace Divischere( she being already preferred in marriage) 10 li
      To my son Edmund Webb 500 li at 21 and the interest to be paid him before that for his support.
      If my son Edmund die before 21, then I give my son John Webb's two dau. Jane and Mary each of them 200 li at 18, the interest to be paid them from the time Edmund dies.
      Upon the marriage of my son John Webb I gave him a bond of 1000 li for his portion, now I give him my two best horses.
      If son Edmund dies before 21 I give my son John my leasehold Est. called Louedons. If my son Edmund attains 21 my Est of Louedon for my ex'tors.
      To my dau. Eliz. Webb 800 li to be paid within one year of my decease.
      To my dau. Mary Webb. 800 li to be paid same as above.
      My meaning is that the 200 li is given to each of my daus. Mary and Eliz. by my father Smith, for which I have given bond to trustees, shall not be received as any part of the 800 li.
      To servants Richard Reeves and Thos. Weston 40s each.
      To son John Webb and his wife, my daus. Mary and Eliz, my son Edmund and my son Abraham Davischere 10 li apiece for mourning.
      All my lands in fee simple and all the resxt of my personal Est. not bequeath to my son Thos. Webb and my bro. John Smith in trust to pay all my leagacees etc. Son Thomas Resid. Leg.
      Richard Lawrence, Martha Pettit, Pevis Gough.
      Codicil 30 Oct. 1700.
      Son Edmund died
      5 of son John Webb's children mentioned names not given.
      Proved 1706 2509 Eedes.


      WROUGHTON
      FILE [no title] - ref. 1461/2203 - date: 10 Jan. 1661
      \_ [from Scope and Content] Quitclaim by Grace White widow of Rodborne Cheney (late wife of Thomas White and formerly of Edmund Richmond alias Webb esquire) to Edmund Richmond Webb, esq.: the manor of Overtown alias Overwroughton alias Wrought on, with lands, etc.

      RODBOURNE CHENEY
      FILE [no title] - ref. 1461/2429 - date: 7, 8 June 1669
      \_ [from Scope and Content] Lease and release by Sir Edward Bayntun of Bremhill to Edmund Webb esq. of Rodbourne Cheney: lands in the common fields of Rodbourne Cheney, parcel of the rectory, with a portion of the tithes, parsonage etc. in Rodbourne Cheney. (Two documents stitched together).

      RODBOURNE CHENEY
      FILE [no title] - ref. 1461/2431 - date: 31 Dec. 1690
      \_ [from Scope and Content] Lease (copy) by Edmund Richmond alias Webb esq. of Rodbourne Cheney and others to Sir William Thomson, sergeant-at-law: the manor and farm of Overtown or Overwroughton in Wroughton alias Ellington, with Rodbourne Farm in Rodbourne Cheney, with lands etc. (described).


      Dictionary of National Biography-Life of Gen. John Rd. Webb
      "His father (Col. Edmund) who had commanded a Regt. during Monmouth's Rebellion, a prominent man in Wilts, long MP for Cricklade and afterwards Ludgershall lived to see his son a distinguished soldier: bu. beside his wife in the family vault at Rod. Cheney 19 Dec. 1705."

      Wiltshire Memorial inscriptions:
      Name Edmund WEBB Date 19 Dec 1705 Aged ? Place Rodbourne Cheney Description St Mary Denomination Anglican County code WIL

      Access to Archives
      [no title] 348/I/7 1681
      Contents: Convenant to Levy a fine, property in Swindon.
      Parties: John Villett of Swindon and Thomas his son (to levy), Edmund Webb of Fifield, Edward Sadler of Bremhill.

  • Sources 
    1. [S00126] Marriage Licences-Bishop of London, Text: 31 Jan 1661-2 Edi Webb, of Gray's Inn, Middlesex, Esq., Bachelor, & Jane Smith, dau. of John Smith, of St Mary Aldermanbury, London, Esq.; at St Peter's, Paul's Wharf, London. Book: Burials. Collection: London: - Marriage Licences, 1611-1828 (Marriage).