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Some wills have been transcribed in full, whereas others are a paraphrased transcription. If they are paraphrased, they contain the names of all those mentioned in the will, with the gist of what they were (or were not!) bequeathed, but to find the full details, such as the names of property, requests as to how they were to be buried etc., please contact the relevant archive. The wills are either from the Suffolk Record Office (SRO), the Essex Record Office (ERO), the Prerogative Court of Canterbury (PCC), or the Norfolk Record Office (NRO).

Kemball, Elizabeth, widow of Monks Eleigh, 1794

  • Daughter Elizabeth Ansell
  • Sons John, William and Thomas Kemball

Executor: son Thomas Kemball

Witnesses: John Ansell Hicks, Luck White, Robert Offord

Written 21 June 1792, probate 10 Feb 1794

ERO

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Kemball, Elizabeth, widow of Hitcham, 1813

  • Sons Richard Kemball and William Kemball
  • Daughter Elizabeth wife of Joshua Elsy of Hitcham, wheelwright
  • Daughter Sarah wife of Jacob Webb of Hitcham, farmer

Executors: son Richard, Samuel Ward of Needham Market, gentleman

Witnesses: Sarah Ward, Henrietta Hunt, Richard Mudd

NRO

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Kimball [Kemball], John, farmer of Hintlesham, 1761

  • Daughter Mary wife of Samuel Clarke of Crowfield
  • Daughter Elizabeth wife of Abraham East of Monks Eleigh
  • Daughter Ann wife of Joseph Lott of East Bergholt

Executor: wife Mary

Witnesses: Ann Clarke, Henry Hayward jnr, John Heath

Written 8 May 1761, probate 27 June 1761

NRO

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Kemball, John, farmer of Monks Eleigh, 1773

  • Daughter Elizabeth wife of Thomas Ansell
  • Sons John, William and Thomas
  • Wife Elizabeth

Executors: wife Elizabeth, son Thomas

Witnesses: Susannah Chamberlain, Charles Squire

ERO

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Kemball, John, farmer of Hitcham, 1803

  • Sons William and Richard (and possibly other children, unnamed, under 25)
  • Copyhold in Felsham
  • wife Elizabeth
  • brother Richard

Executors: brother Richard Kemball of Hitcham, farmer; Samuel Ward of Needham Market, limeburner

Written 20 Feb 1803, probate 29 April 1803

PCC

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Kemball, Mary, widow of Hintlesham, 1782

  • Son William Kemball
  • Daughter Mary wife of Samuel Clarke of Hintlesham
  • Daughter Elizabeth wife of Abraham East of Monks Eleigh, farmer
  • Daughter Ann wife of Joseph Lott of East Bergholt, farmer
  • The children of son John Kemball: John, William and Thomas Kemball, Elizabeth wife of Thomas Ansell of Wenham, farmer

Executors: son William Kemball; Thomas Vesey, gentleman of Hintlesham

Witnesses: Henry Hayward, Thomas Kemball, ? D’Oyly junior

Written 14 March 1782, probate 4 June 1782

SRO

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Kemball, William, yeoman of Hitcham, 1748

  • All land and property in Hitcham to be sold by executors, and divided equally between:
  • Wife Elizabeth, and four children: John Kemball, Thomas Kemball, Elizabeth Ranson, Mary Kemball
  • Son William Kemball to have only £5 as he has already been provided for.

Executors: wife Elizabeth, son John

Witnesses: Thomas Kemball, Henry Hayward, Edward Coldham

Written 27 Sep 1748, probate 19 Oct 1748

NRO

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