Francis and William LAMBLE of Chivelstone, Devon were brothers who settled in Guernsey. William appears to arrived first - around 1795. Francis came about five years later.
They both had recently married - Francis to Ann CRISPIN, and William to Rebecca GARDNER.
Francis and Ann CRISPIN were married in East Portlemouth, Devon in 1796. They first bought land in Guernsey in 1806. Francis' son, Francis junior, continued the trade when his father died. As well as a butchers stall, he invested in ships - owning a number with two other butchers.
Francis LAMBLE (1759 - 1837) married Ann CRISPIN
- Nancy Crispin LAMBLE ( 1797 - 1865 ) married William Lamble YABSLEY
- Francis LAMBLE ( 1798 - 1880 )
- Harriot LAMBLE ( 1800 - ? ) married Andrew PEARCE
- Elizabeth LAMBLE ( 1801 - ? ) married Thomas Peter NICOLLE
- Frederick LAMBLE ( 1803 - 1810 )
- Benjamin LAMBLE ( 1805 - 1806 )
- Amelia LAMBLE ( 1810 - 1885 )
- Tryphena LAMBLE ( 1817 - 1879 ) married George FOOTE ( 1820 - 1869 )
- Elizabeth Jane LAMBLE ( 1819 - 1883 ) married John T HEATH
William LAMBLE (1764 - 1830) married Rebecca GARDNER (? - 1811)
- James LAMBLE (1789 - 1800)
- William LAMBLE (1795 - 1832) married Elizabeth Mary HIDE
- Rebecca LAMBLE (1797 - ?)
- John Gardner LAMBLE (1799 - 1830)
- Louisa LAMBLE (1802 - ?)
- Lucilla LAMBLE (1803 - 1803)
- George Stephen Allez LAMBLE (1806 - 1838)
- Charles Harper LAMBLE (1808 - 1808)
- James Richmond Gardner LAMBLE (1809 - ?) married Anna Mitchell PRIAULX
(those in bold were butchers)
Earliest Mention in Guernsey
- 1795, birth of William's son William.
- 1801, birth of Francis' daughter Elizabeth.
- In 1806, bought land in Guernsey from Thomas BATISTE (States of Guernsey Greffe, Date: Index des Acquereurs)
- In 1820, F Lamble and F Lamble junior were among 33 Guernsey butchers who signed a petition to the Privy Council, urging them to approve the construction of the new market building.
- Francis Lamble junior holds stall 1 in 1826 and Francis Lamble senior holds stall 12 in 1826 (1826 Commercial Directory).
- By 1839, Francis Lamble junior is still at stall 1, but Francis senior had died.
- Francis Lamble junior recorded as holder of Stall 1 in trade directories of 1839, 1845 and 1861.
- In 1814, Francis and family lived at Courtil Maupas, Livres de Percharge, Fief Le Roi.
- Renting a house from William KENNEDY (1837 Livres de Perchage, Fief Le Roi).
- Grange Road, St Peter Port (1841 Census).
- House at La Couture / Fosse André, St Peter Port and land at Grand Bouet (1867 Cadastre).
- Between 1851 and 1874, Francis junior was living at Fosse André, but by 1861 described himself as a Shipowner, rather than butcher. Francis died in 1880, just before the next census, leaving the family home to his spinster sister, Amelia.
- In 1814, William and family lived at Le Vauquiedor, St Andrews. (Livres de Perchage)
- William also had two houses and fields in St Johns area of St Peter Port. His sons, James and George still occupied it in 1837. (Livres de Perchage).
- Francis LAMBLE junior owned shares in several ships with George FOOTE and Charles BASKFILL between 1840-1860 - see Guernsey Ships for more details.
- The road which runs past St John's Church is now known as Les Amballes - some say a French corruption of their name.
- Lamble Genealogy Forum provided by
- Chivelstone - details of the Devon town from where the Lambles arrived in Guernsey.