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RELPH, Robert[1, 2]

Male Abt 1693 - 1763  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name RELPH, Robert  
    Born Abt 1693  Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Age at death in 1763 given as 80 which would make his birth in 1683 rather than 1693.
    Gender Male 
    Will 6 Nov 1759  Tonbridge, Kent , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Proved 8 Oct 1763 
    Died 24 Sep 1763   Chelsfield, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Age: 80 
    Person ID P-2062316091  Relph_Willis | Ancestors of George Thomas Relph 1913 - 1987
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 

    Family PLUMER, Elizabeth,   b. About 1689, St Botolph Aldersgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1741, Chelsfield, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1714  St Gregory by St Paul, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • This marriage fits for the birth dates of the children, also Robert & Elizabeth are stated as both of Chelsfield, and both Robert & Elizabeth were buried at Chelsfield.
    Children 
     1. RELPH, Robert,   b. 1717, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1781, Kemsing, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. RELPH, John,   b. 1720, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Jun 1799  (Age 79 years)
     3. RELPH, Mary,   b. 1722, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Aug 1797  (Age 75 years)
     4. RELPH, Ann,   b. 1724, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. RELPH, Jane,   b. 1726, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. RELPH, Richard,   b. 1728, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1794, Speldhurst, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     7. RELPH, Sarah,   b. 1735, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. RELPH, Thomas,   b. 1737, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1800, Tonbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Documents
    Robert RELPH marriage to Elizabeth PLUMER
    Robert RELPH marriage to Elizabeth PLUMER
    14 Sep 1714 St Gregory by St Paul, London
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Headstone: Robert and Elizabeth Relph
    Headstone: Robert and Elizabeth Relph
    Chelsfield, Kent, England

  • Notes 
    • Note 1:
      Althought the general consensus seems to be that Robert was born in 1693, his age at death in 1763 was given as 80, this would put his birth year as 1683.

      Note 2:
      Email from Cyril Ralph 9 Feb 2007:

      Going back to Robert and Elizabeth Tonbridge.
      I have their children as Robert chr 18 Feb 1717
      John chr 28 Apl 1720
      Mary chr 19 Aug 1722
      Ann b/c 30 Aug 1724
      chr 17 Jun 1731
      Jane chr 3 Aug 1726
      Richard chr 5 Aug 1728
      Sarah chr 8 May 1735
      Thomas chr 3 Aug 1737
      I have photo copies of the original church register for most of these.
      Next is John (1720) m Anne Fitness Tudeley and Capel 4 Dec 1751
      Children were William b/c 27 jan 1752
      Samuel b/c 3 Apl 1760
      Robert b/c 27 Nov 1763 all at Tudeley & Capel.

      Note 3:
      Detail: Gravestone inscription
      Date: 15 January 2001
      Notes: A transcription of Mr Leland L. Duncan's field notebook II containing the monumental inscriptions in
      Chelsfield Churchyard taken on the 15th July 1890.
      Frank Bamping, 15 January 2001


      Actual text: 65. A headstone with cherub's head. Robert Relph of the parish of Tunbridge died September 24 A.D. 1763 aged 80. Also Elizabeth wife of the above died December 16 A.D. 1741 aged 52.

      Web address: http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Libr/MI
      s/MIsChelsfield/MIsChelsfield.htm#index

  • Sources 
    1. [S-1567985009] Family Search IGI (submission by LDS Member), Robert Relph birth 1693 (Reliability: 1), Accessed 25 Jan 2007.
      IGI Individual Record FamilySearch™ International Genealogical Index v5.0British IslesROBERT RELPH MaleEvent(s):Birth: About 1693 Of, Tonbridge, Kent, EnglandChristening: Death: Burial: Marriages:Spouse: MRS. ELIZABETH RELPH Marriage: About 1716 Tonbridge, Kent, EnglandMessages:Family group record submitted by a member of the LDS Church. The record includes the submitter's name and address and names and relationships of family members. The address may be outdated. Some information is estimated. To find the record on the film, you must know the batch and sheet number.Source Information:Batch Number: F508494 Sheet: 046 Source Call No.: 1553398 Type: Film

    2. [S-2042005583] Informal communication, Will: Robert Relph the Elder (Reliability: 3), Transcribed 13 July 2007.
      In the Name of God Amen.The sixth day of November in the thirty third year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland Defender of the Faith and so forth in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Nine. I Robert Relph the Elder of Tonbridge in the county of Kent, yeoman, being aged and infirm in Body out of a sound and disposing Mind and Memory praised be God for the same Do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say First and Principally Surrender up my soul into the Hands of Almighty God my Creator hoping to be saved on and through the only Merit and Satisfaction of Jesus Christ my Saviour and Redeemer and my Body [ ] to the earth to be decently interred and buried by and at the [?discretion] of my executors hereinafter named. Also I do hereby will, order and require my executors hereinafter named to pay and discharge such debts as I shall justly owe at the time of my decease to any persons whatsoever and also my funeral expenses and the charges of proving this will and all other [?jurident] charges and all the Rest and Residue of my Ready Money, Debts, Goods, chattels, and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever I do give and bequeath unto my four sons and three daughters hereinafter named, that is to say ROBERT RELPH, JOHN RELPH, RICHARD RELPH and THOMAS RELPH my sons and MARY the wife of GRANTHAM MEADS, JANE RELPH and SARAH RELPH, my daughters to be equally divided and shared between them my said sons and daughters share and share alike and to take as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and I so hereby make and ordain my said two sons ROBERT RELPH and JOHN RELPH joint executors of this my last will and testament and lastly I do hereby revoke all former wills by me formerly made. In witness whereof I the said ROBERT RELPH the Testator of this last will and testament contained in one sheet of paper have set my hand and seal dated the day and year first above written. ROBERT RELPH [the name was signed] signed sealed published and declared by the said ROBERT RELPH the Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who subscribed our namesas witnesses to the same in the presence of the same Testator ? M Children ? Tho ScoonesThis will was proved at London on the Eighth Day of October in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Three before the Worshipful George [ ] Doctor of laws and Surrogate of the Right Worshipful Sir Edward Simpson Knight also Doctor of laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury Lawfully constituted by the oath of Robert Relph the son of the said deceased and one of the executors named in the said will to whom administration of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased unto granted he having first sworn duly to administer [ ] Power reserved of making the like grant to JOHN RELPH the son also of the said deceased and the other executor named in the said will when he shall apply for the same.
      Photocopy of will from Cyril Ralph, transcribed by Peter Relph

    3. [S-1567985009] Family Search IGI (submission by LDS Member), Robert Roffe: birth, marriage, death (Reliability: 1), Accessed 9 Jan 2008.
      IGI Individual Record FamilySearch™ International Genealogical Index v5.0British IslesROBERT ROFFEMaleEvent(s):Birth: About 1683 Of, Chelsfield, Kent, EnglandChristening:Death: 24 SEP 1763Burial:Marriages:Spouse: ELIZABETH AUSTIN FamilyMarriage: 24 OCT 1720 Canterbury, Kent, EnglandMessages:Family group record submitted by a member of the LDS Church. The record includes the submitter's name and addressand names and relationships of family members. The address may be outdated. Some information is estimated. To findthe record on the film, you must know the batch and sheet number.Source Information:Batch Number: F508494Sheet: 053Source Call No.: 1553398 Type: Film

    4. [S-1567985009] Family Search IGI (submission by LDS Member), Robert Relph: birth (Reliability: 1), Accessed 15 Jan 2007.
      IGI Individual Record FamilySearch™ International Genealogical Index v5.0British IslesROBERT RELPHMaleEvent(s):Birth: About 1693 Of, Tonbridge, Kent, EnglandChristening:Death:Burial:Marriages:Spouse: MRS. ELIZABETH RELPHMarriage: About 1716 Tonbridge, Kent, EnglandMessages:Family group record submitted by a member of the LDS Church. The record includes the submitter'sname and address and names and relationships of family members. The address may be outdated.Some information is estimated. To find the record on the film, you must know the batch and sheetnumber.Source Information:Batch Number: F508494Sheet: 046Source Call No.: 1553398 Type: Film

    5. [S-2042005583] Informal communication, Cyril Ralph.
      My 5 x Gt Gthr was Robert Relph b abt 1693 possibly Tonbridge Kent,married Elizabeth ? abt 1716 Tonbridge. They had 8 children. Robert died24/9/1763 aged 80 according to his memorial inscription and was buried atChelsfield with his wife who died in 1741.
      Email to [Ralph] list.

    6. [S-1995011154] Kent Archeaology, Gravestone inscription (Reliability: 2), 15 January 2001.
      65. A headstone with cherub's head. Robert Relph of the parish of Tunbridge died September 24 A.D. 1763 aged 80. Also Elizabeth wife of the above died December 16 A.D. 1741 aged 52.
      A transcription of Mr Leland L. Duncan's field notebook II containing the monumental inscriptions in
      Chelsfield Churchyard taken on the 15th July 1890.
      Frank Bamping, 15 January 2001



    7. Marriage Robert Relph to Elizabeth abt 1716, Accessed 25 Jan 2007.
      IGI Individual Record FamilySearch™ International Genealogical Index v5.0British IslesROBERT RELPH MaleEvent(s):Birth: About 1693 Of, Tonbridge, Kent, EnglandChristening: Death: Burial: Marriages:Spouse: MRS. ELIZABETH RELPH Marriage: About 1716 Tonbridge, Kent, EnglandMessages:Family group record submitted by a member of the LDS Church. The record includes the submitter's name and address and names and relationships of family members. The address may be outdated. Some information is estimated. To find the record on the film, you must know the batch and sheet number.Source Information:Batch Number: F508494 Sheet: 046 Source Call No.: 1553398 Type: Film