Francis Rigby Brodbelt Stallard Penoyre formerly Brodbelt

1769 - 1827


Born Francis Rigby Brodbelt, son of Dr Francis Rigby Brodbelt (1746-1795) and Anne Penoyre (1751-1827). Left landed property and £120,000 in personalty in England, as well as land and personalty in Jamaica. He had inherited property in England under the will of his godfather Thomas Stallard Penoyre and property in Jamaica under the will of the Hon. James Lee (q.v.).

  1. Francis Rigby Brodbelt Stallard Penoyre born in 1769. He died in 1827 in Whaplode, Lincoln, England.

  2. Will of Francis Rigby Brodbelt Stallard Penoyre of Batheaston Somerset proved 23/05/1827. In the will he provided property in England and Jamaica for his reputed children Thomas Lee Brodbelt, James Lee Brodbelt and Eliza Lee Brodbelt, including his bequest to them of any inheritance due to him in Jamaica under the will of the Hon. James Lee.

  3. Francis Rigby Brodbelt Stallard Penoyre's mother Anne Brodbelt nee Penoyre has an entry in the ODNB as 'letter writer and social observer.'


W.D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical directory of British wealth-holders Vol. 1 1809-1839 (2009) p. 260 reference 1827/11; will of Thomas Stallard Penoyre Chemist and Druggist of Leadenhall Street proved 24/03/1823 PROB 11/1668/240.

  1. England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 [database on-line]

  2. PROB 11/1726/260.

  3. Natalie Zacek, ‘Brodbelt , Anne (1751–1827)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [, accessed 10 Sept 2017]

We are grateful to William Norton for help in compiling this entry.

Further Information

Thomas Lee Brodbolt; James Lee Brdobolt; Eliza Lee Brodbolt
Wealth at death

Relationships (9)

Son → Mother
Son → Father
Legatee → Testator
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Son-in-law → Mother-in-law
Father → Natural Son
Father → Natural Daughter
Father → Natural Son
Deceased Husband → Widow

Addresses (2)

Batheaston House, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England
The Moor, Clifford, Herefordshire, West Midlands, England