Richard Lampard of Maidstone
(Abt 1765-1845)
Elizabeth Hunt
Stephen Lampard of Maidstone


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Mary Ann Bristed

Stephen Lampard of Maidstone

  • Born: 1794, Elham, Kent, England
  • Christened: 21 Sep 1794, St. Mary the Virgin, Elham, Kent, England 1
  • Married: 5 Jul 1824, All Saints Church, Frindsbury, Kent, England 2
  • Died: 2 Nov 1846, Maidstone, Kent, England
  • Buried: 9 Nov 1846, Holy Trinity, Maidstone, Kent, England 3

  Research Notes:

Writing her Will in Jun 1845 Elizabeth Clayton* of Maidstone, single woman, prioritised the payment of rent due to Stephen Lampard of Maidstone, postman, for which she had already provided him with a Promissory Note, making him co-executor and residuary legatee of her Will.

* Elizabeth Clayton was his mother-in-law's sister.


Yesterday, at Maidstone, after a lengthened illness, Mr. Stephen Lampard, aged 52 years, much respected by his numerous friends. Deceased and his father had been postmen between Maidstone and Malling for half a century.

South Eastern Gazette, 3 November 1846, p. 8


Stephen Lampard of Week Street died aged 52 years (burial record).


Abstract of the Will of Stephen Lampard of Maidstone in the County of Kent, Postman, written 19 Aug 1846, proved 16 Dec 1846. 4

Appoints his son John Lampard, Gregory Page of Maidstone, schoolmaster, and George Acres of Maidstone co-executors of his will.

Gives, devises and bequeaths to his said executors all his real and personal estate in trust, directing them to convert the same into ready money except for a portion of his household furniture, and invest said money in parliamentary funds, paying to his wife Mary Ann Lampard £40 a year out of the interest and dividends arising from such investment for the term of her natural life so long as she remains his widow. If his wife should re-marry then he wills that she receive £20 a year instead.

Directs his executors to pay 7 shillings a week to his sister Ann S-------- so long as she remains a widow.

Wills that his executors deposit yearly or at whatever interval they deem proper the remaining interest and dividends in the Maidstone Savings Bank in their names and the names of his six sons Stephen Lampard Bristed, John Lampard, Thomas Lampard, William Lampard, Richard Lampard and George Lampard, for the use of his said six sons.

Gives to his wife Mary Ann Lampard the use of his tenement and premises in Week Street Maidstone rent-free for one year after his decease. He also gives her the use of all his household furniture, plate, linen and china for the same period, whereafter he authorises her to take therefrom such surcharges as may be sufficient to furnish her with a small house or cottage.

Gives and bequeaths £10 to his niece Mary Ann Lampard.


Witnesses: Thomas Wood, Jno Cogger

  Marriage Information:

Stephen married Mary Ann Bristed, daughter of John Bristed and Mary Clayton, on 5 Jul 1824 in All Saints Church, Frindsbury, Kent, England. (Mary Ann Bristed was born on 18 Aug 1799 in Maidstone, Kent, England, christened on 2 Oct 1799 in All Saints, Maidstone, Kent, England, died on 18 Jan 1866 in Albion Place, Maidstone, Kent, England, and was buried on 25 Jan 1866 in Holy Trinity, Maidstone, Kent, England, aged 66 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Stephen Lampard of this parish, bachelor, and Mary Ann Bristed of this parish, spinster

Married by Banns

Witnesses: Sarah Huggins, . . . . . . .


1 Elham St. Mary the Virgin Kent Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Frindsbury All Saints Kent Parish Registers, Marriages, no. 110.

3 Maidstone Holy Trinity Parish Registers, Burials, p. 62, no. 493.

4 Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, PROB 11/2047/43.

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