Albert Absalom Lambourne

Author: Deirdre Duff
Date published: 11/01/2021

Albert Absalom Lambourne

He was baptised on 23 December 1868 in Hungerford.  His parents were Absalom and Lucy (Hasell) Lambourne. His father had died 7 months before on 18 May 1868, late of High Street, Hungerford, a yeoman.  From the 1851 census he was a cowkeeper.  His mother Lucy was the sole Executrix, with effects under £100.  She was left with 6 sons to look after. Her eldest daughter Ann married Charles Bishop in 1869 1Q and her sister Eliza went to live them.  Another daughter Harriet was already employed as a housemaid at Stoke House, St. Mary Bourne.

His mother later married Isaac Nock, a lock keeper, on 17 October 1870, at St. Martin’s in the Fields, Westminster. 

Albert first worked as an errand boy and then became a blacksmith.  Whilst visiting James and Hannah Razey in Huish Village in 1891, he met their daughter Ann and they married on 19 March 1892 at the Parish Church, Huish.  His father’s name is recorded as Albert Absalom Lambourne and his occupation a dealer.

They moved to Newbury where Albert became the landlord of the Anchor Inn, 101 Northbrook Street.  His father-in-law James Razey came to stay with them after his wife Hannah died in 1895.  James later died at the Anchor Inn on 13 November 1902.

A few years later Albert died on 7 January 1908 at the Anchor Inn, aged 38 years.

He was buried in the Cemetery on 13 January 1908.

His wife Ann was the sole Executrix, with effects of £63 1s. 6d.  In 1911 she was living at 8 Albert Terrace, Albert Road. 

No Mrs. P. Code


Sources: English Births & Baptisms 23/12/1868; Birth Index 1Q 1869; his father’s probate 16/1/1869;  his mother’s 2nd marriage 4Q 1870; 1871 to 1901 census;  Wiltshire Marriages 19/3/1892; Marriage Index 1Q 1892;  Kelly’s Directory 1899/1903 and 1907; Death Index 1Q 1908; Berkshire Burial Index; Probate; 1911 census (Annie Lambourne).




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