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Richard Humpton Lister


 BORN 8 December 1757 at Scarborough, Yorks, England.
 BAPTISED 30 January 1758 at Scarborough, Yorks, England.
 DIED 1811
 BURIED Filey near Scarborough
 FATHER James Lister (1732-1814)
 MOTHER Dorothy Humpton
 MARRIED Rebecca Hardman (1758-1823) on 31 July 1780 in Manchester Cathedral, Lancs, England.
 CHILDREN   Frances Dorothy Lister (1792-)
Richard Lister
Matthew Lister (1785-)
Jane Maria Lister (1784-)
John Hardman Lister (1781-1813)
Capt James Lister (1782-1862)
Richard Humpton Lister jnr (1781-1784)
Harriet Rebecca Lister (1796-1878)

Of Heighholme Hall, Scarborough (sold 1802). Attorney at law in Scarborough.

Inherited posthumously from his uncle Richard Humpton who emigrated to America and fought with Washington.

Richard Humpton's will was contested in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 1836. A copy of the case summary can be seen on Richard Humpton jnr’s page.

RHL will (typed)   RHL will (handwritten)

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