Robert Flack

Male, b. circa 1687, d. 24 August 1750
     Robert Flack, son of John Flack and Ann ____, was born circa 1687 and was baptized on 2 November 1687 at St Mary The Virgin, Saffron Walden, Essex.1,2,3

Robert married Mary ____ before 1713.4

Robert made a will on 28 October 1749. He left all his estate including the farming business, as long as the landlord permitted, jointly to his wife Mary and son Robert until either one of them die or Mary remarried. When this occured the farming business was to be sold and legacies made available to his children.5

He died on 24 August 1750 and was buried on 28 August 1750 at Thorley, Hertfordshire.6 His estate was probated on 20 December 1750.5

Children of Robert Flack and Mary ____


  1. [S123] Unknown compiler. ( : accessed 24 February 2012)Parish Register of St Mary The Virgin, Saffron Walden, Essex, 1630-1653, content: Baptisms 1630-1653, Marriages 1630-1653 and Burials 1630-1653, Essex County Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England, reference D/P 18/1/2. Image 19. "Robert ye Son of John & Ann Fflack ye 2 [November]". [ESSPAR]
  2. [S120] D. Carr and J. Flack, Flack Geneaology Website ( : accessed 1 October 2009), a source of Flack genealogy data and family history information. [FLAC9999]
    Entry for Robert Flack c1687-1750. The website cites: "Saffron Walden, Essex: Parish Registers, Society of Genealogists, (1558-1837), Baptisms. 2 Nov 1687 Flack Robert son of John & Ann".
  3. [S124] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch TM Website (accessed 17 February 2012), entry for Robert Flack 1687.Source information: film 459226, page 145, reference no. 24836. "Christening: 2 Nov 1687, Saffron Walden, Essex. Father John Flack. Mother: Ann". [FSIGI]
  4. [S120] D. Carr and J. Flack, Flack Geneaology Website
    Entry for Robert Flack c1687-1750.
  5. [S103] Will of Robert Flack, farmer of Thorley, dated 28 October 1749, proved 20 December 1750 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. (The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England. Reference: PROB11/784). [DOC0015/WIL0049].
  6. [S120] D. Carr and J. Flack, Flack Geneaology Website
    Entry for Robert Flack c1687-1750. The website cites: "Thorley St James the Great Hertfordshire MIs. 'Here lyeth the body of Mr. Robert Flack late tenant of Thorley Hall who departed this life Augt 24th 1750 in ye 63rd year of his age. In testimony of his regard to so good a tenant his landlord Mattw Raper esqr hath caused this stone to be set up.' In these two graves are deposited the remains of Mr. Robert Flack and Mary his wife and also near the place Mr. John Flack father of the said Robert. This stone intended only to indicate where the above mentioned bodies are buried. Refers the reader for more particular information to two stones erected against the church wall by Moses and Matthew Raper esqr whose testimonials of respect to their memory there inscribed render a further inscription here superfluous.".