|Died:||1731||Ansty in Hilton, Dorset, England|
|Buried:||4 Jan 1731||Ansty in Hilton, Dorset, England|
|Spouse 1||Sarah UNKNOWN||
|Robert Gumbleton’s origins are not known, but he married a wife, Sarah (surname unknown) and had six children between about 1716 and 1727. He died in 1731 and was buried at Ansty-in-Hilton, Dorset.
At the time of his death, he was a yeoman farmer. He held a leasehold estate (with a remaining term of about 5oo years) in West Stour, Dorset, which is a few miles north of Ansty. He also had a leasehold estate at Ansty, itself, with fifteen years remaining. He was also in possession of “ready money”, bonds, “living and dead stock” on his lands, household furniture and “utensils in husbandry” [according to the later dispute over his estate].
He died intestate but his widow, Sarah, was granted Letters of Administration and took possession of his estate. About a year later, she married Augustin Robins, who thereby became the owner of all her worldly goods. She died after about another year, and Augustin Robins took possession of the late Robert Gumbleton’s property In 1734 a court case was brought against Robins on behalf of Robert Gumbleton’s children, claiming that they were entitled to a share of his estate.
|1720||Robert GUMBLETON referenced in Will of Henry Gumbleton of Stourpaine, Dorset||Stourpaine, Dorset||View details|
|4 Jan 1731||Burial of Robert GUMBLETON||Ansty in Hilton, Dorset, England||Burials index|
|4 Mar 1731||Letters of Administration of Robert Gumbleton, Ansty in Hilton||Ansty in Hilton||View details|
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