Kemble, Francis

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Francis Kemble of Swithins Lane proposed 24.10.1783 by Jackson Barwis 2nded Edward Bridgen
Francis Kemble was baptised 2.8.1745 at Christ Church, Swindon, Wilts, son of William & Jane. William Kemble had married Jane Nash at Latton, Wilts on 21.1.1738. Francis was their 4th child. He married Ann Roberts at St Swithins London Stone on 20.7.1770. Their son Nash was born 4.7.1773 and baptised 31.7.1773 at St Mary Abchurch. Ann Robberts Kemble was buried 7.9.1774 at St Swithin London Stone. Francis Kemble widower otp married at St Swithins 21.11.1776 Elizabeth Towgood spinster of Walthamstow, wits Matt & Wm Towgood. SunFire 1777 Benjamin & Samuel Smith, Joseph Nash & Francis Kemble, grocers Cannon St, SunFire 1786 Samuel Smith, Francis Kemble, Joseph Travers & Joseph Kemble grocers Swithins Lane. Joseph Kemble was Francis' youngest brother born 1764. 1776 Francis Kemble liveryman Salter's company / directory 1780 FK tea merchant, 1, New Court Swithins Lane / 1781 FK subscr to Abraham Portal's Poems / 1785 FK of Swithins Lane Commissioner for Land Tax Walbrook Ward, FK of Brewer St subscribed to Fenelon / 1786 FK subscr to J B Pike's Sermons, FK on Committee for New College, Hackney / 1787 FK Swithins Lane subscr to Works of John Jebb / 1788 FK subscr to Bicknell's Patriot King, FK director Phoenix Fire Office / 1789 FK steward of Revolution Society, FK subscr to Lavater, FK vote in East India Company / 1790 FK subscr to Robert Robinson's History of Baptism / 1791 FK Cannon Sr subscr to Mignonneau, FK Cannon St governor of Christ's Hospital, FK subscr to Gilbert Wakefield's New Testament, FK Unitarian Society / 1792 FK Society of Friends of the People, FK subscr to Robert Robinson's Researches / 1796 FK subscr to Habakkuk Crabb's Sermons, FK Esq Clapham subscr to Joseph Towers' Tracts / 1797 FK & 7 of his Kemble relatives subscr to The Church, a Poem by Rev John Sharpe. FK died 6.1.1798, bur 11.1.1798 St Swithins age 52. Will PCC 30.3.1798 dated 13.11.1795 Francis Kemble of Swithins Lane grocer mentioned father William, sisters Ann Smith, Jane Bedwell & Mary Baden, son Nash, leasehold house at Clapham to wife Elizabeth, late partners Wm & Benj Smith, present partners Saml Smith, Joseph Travers, Joseph Kemble. Three sisters in will had each married at Swindon, 1764, 1771, 1783