Richard Abbs1

#36272, b. 23 November 1708, d. 6 July 1791

Individual's Timeline

Birth1708Richard Abbs1
Christening23 November 1708Richard Abbs2
Marriagebetween 1726 and 1732Richard Abbs
Death of FatherNovember 1748William Abbs3
Marriage of Daughter12 October 1755Susanna Abbs4
Marriage of Son22 March 1764John Abbs5
Marriage of Daughter7 October 1764Mary Abbs6
Marriage of Daughter28 October 1768Hannah Abbs7
Marriage of Daughtercirca May 1775Jane Abbs8
Death15 April 1780Mary Abbs9
Death6 July 1791Richard Abbs

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Will: Richard Abbs left a will in 1791 Left a will - 1791      NCC, will register, Glew, 265. NRO.

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: May have married Ann THOMPSON after 16th Nov 1783. Richard was a widower and Ann was a spinster, both from Runton. BUT there isn't a burial of an Anne ABBS in Runton at about the right time..11
Background information on Runton, Norfolk, England, - Runton is a pair of villages, East and West Runton, on the north Norfolk Coast. It is just west of Cromer and a little further east of Sheringham. The villages Beeston, East Beckham, Felbrigg, Aylmerton, and Gresham are close by. In 1845 there were still many ABBS in residence. Matthew was running the pub (The Boat', David was a shoemaker and there were 4 others who were farming. The first Runton ABBS to be seen in the voting registers for Norfolk are Francis and John in 1802, the son and grandson of Richard.

Children of Richard Abbs and Mary (?)

  • Susanna Abbs+1 b. c 1732, d. 10 Nov 1764
  • Jane Abbs12 b. 25 Sep 1733, d. May 1805
  • Mary Abbs b. c 1740
  • Hannah Abbs b. c 1740
  • John Abbs13 b. 1743, d. 14 Aug 1824

Citations

  1. Michael K Davis, Ancestor report.
  2. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, Norfolk
    Place     Aylmerton
    Church     St John
    RegisterNumber     
    DateOfBirth     
    BaptismDate     23 Nov 1708
    Forename     Richard
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     William
    MotherForename     Susan
    FatherSurname     ABBS
    MotherSurname     
    Abode     
    FatherOccupation     
    Notes     
    FileNumber     4066.
  3. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,           Norfolk
    Place     Runton
    Church     Holy Trinity
    RegisterNumber     
    BurialDate     17 Nov 1748
    Forename     William
    Relationship     
    Rel1MaleForename     
    Rel1FemaleForename     
    Rel1Surname     
    Surname     ABBS
    Age     
    Abode     
    Notes     
    FileNumber     4114.
  4. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, County     Norfolk
    Place     Runton
    Church     Holy Trinity
    RegisterNumber     2
    MarriageDate     12 Oct 1755
    GroomForename     Matthew
    GroomSurname     BAYFIELD
    GroomParish     Runton
    BrideForename     Susannah
    BrideSurname     ABBS
    BrideParish     Runton
    Notes     Original Marriage Registers For Most Of This Period Are Missing - This Is A Banns Entry Taking The Third Reading Date - There Is No Guarantee The Marriage Took Place.
  5. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Runton
    Church     Holy Trinity At
    RegisterNumber     
    MarriageDate     22 Mar 1764
    GroomForename     John
    GroomSurname     ABBS
    GroomAge     
    GroomParish     
    GroomCondition     
    GroomOccupation     
    GroomAbode     
    BrideForename     Mary
    BrideSurname     PANK.
  6. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Runton
    Church     Holy Trinity
    RegisterNumber     
    MarriageDate     07 Oct 1764
    GroomForename     Robert
    GroomSurname     LOWNE
    GroomAge     
    GroomParish     Hempstead
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     
    GroomAbode     
    BrideForename     Mary
    BrideSurname     ABBS
    BrideAge     
    BrideParish     Runton
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideOccupation     
    BrideAbode     
    GroomFatherForename     
    GroomFatherSurname     
    GroomFatherOccupation     
    BrideFatherForename     
    BrideFatherSurname     
    BrideFatherOccupation     
    WitnessOneForename     
    WitnessOneSurname     
    WitnessTwoForename     
    WitnessTwoSurname     
    Notes     Original Marriage Registers For Most Of This Period Are Missing - This Is A Banns Entry Taking The Third Reading Date - There Is No Guarantee The Marriage Took Place.
    FileNumber     4096.
  7. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Runton
    Church     Holy Trinity At
    RegisterNumber     
    MarriageDate     28 Oct 1768
    GroomForename     William
    GroomSurname     STIMPSON
    GroomAge     
    GroomParish     
    GroomCondition     
    GroomOccupation     
    GroomAbode     
    BrideForename     Hannah
    BrideSurname     ABBS
    BrideAge     
    BrideParish     
    BrideCondition     
    BrideOccupation     
    BrideAbode     
    GroomFatherForename     
    GroomFatherSurname     
    GroomFatherOccupation     
    BrideFatherForename     
    BrideFatherSurname     
    BrideFatherOccupation     
    WitnessOneForename     
    WitnessOneSurname     
    WitnessTwoForename     
    WitnessTwoSurname     
    Notes     By Banns
    FileNumber     4137.
  8. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Runton
    Church     Holy Trinity
    RegisterNumber     
    MarriageDate     21 May 1775
    GroomForename     Thomas
    GroomSurname     COOK
    GroomAge     
    GroomParish     Runton
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     
    GroomAbode     
    BrideForename     Jane
    BrideSurname     HINDREY
    BrideAge     
    BrideParish     Runton
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideOccupation     
    BrideAbode     
    GroomFatherForename     
    GroomFatherSurname     
    GroomFatherOccupation     
    BrideFatherForename     
    BrideFatherSurname     
    BrideFatherOccupation     
    WitnessOneForename     
    WitnessOneSurname     
    WitnessTwoForename     
    WitnessTwoSurname     
    Notes     Original Marriage Registers For Most Of This Period Are Missing - This Is A Banns Entry Taking The Third Reading Date - There Is No Guarantee The Marriage Took Place.
    FileNumber     4096.
  9. Ian Sewells, "Ian Sewells email," e-mail from e-mail address, various, Cemetery visit 2012.
  10. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Runton
    Church     Holy Trinity
    RegisterNumber     
    BurialDate     09 Jul 1791
    Forename     Richard
    Relationship     
    Rel1MaleForename     
    Rel1FemaleForename     
    Rel1Surname     
    Surname     ABBS
    Age     
    Abode     
    Notes     Aged
    FileNumber     4085.
  11. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Runton
    Church     Holy Trinity
    RegisterNumber     
    MarriageDate     16 Nov 1783
    GroomForename     Richard
    GroomSurname     ABBS
    GroomAge     
    GroomParish     Runton
    GroomCondition     Widower
    GroomOccupation     
    GroomAbode     
    BrideForename     Ann
    BrideSurname     THOMPSON
    BrideAge     
    BrideParish     Runton
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideOccupation     
    BrideAbode     
    GroomFatherForename     
    GroomFatherSurname     
    GroomFatherOccupation     
    BrideFatherForename     
    BrideFatherSurname     
    BrideFatherOccupation     
    WitnessOneForename     
    WitnessOneSurname     
    WitnessTwoForename     
    WitnessTwoSurname     
    Notes     Original Marriage Registers For Most Of This Period Are Missing - This Is A Banns Entry Taking The Third Reading Date - There Is No Guarantee The Marriage Took Place.
    FileNumber     4067.
  12. Michael K Davis, Ancestor report, Church of England, Norwich Consistory Wills, 1703-1857, Last Will and Testament of Richard Abbs dated March 2, 1784; proven at Cromer, Norfolk on July 11, 1791; No. 142; page 265 (leaves a legacy of 7 pounds to "Jane, my daughter, wife of Thomas Cook”).
  13. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Runton
    Church     Holy Trinity
    RegisterNumber     
    DateOfBirth     
    BaptismDate     21 Aug 1743
    Forename     John
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     Richard
    MotherForename     Mary
    FatherSurname     ABBS
    MotherSurname     
    Abode     
    FatherOccupation     
    Notes     
    FileNumber     4084.