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The following information was submitted by Roxanna Clark

For an explanation of stannary see: Stannary - Cornwall Online Cornish Stannary (Tin) Law and Institutions, by Paul Laity


1798 STANNARY LIST


To the Constable of the Parish of Saint Stephens Cornwall - to wit.
By virtue of an Order from Sir John Morshead, Baronet, Lord Warden of the Stannaries in and for the said County, unto me directed, you are hereby required to make out a fair and true List, in writing of all the Miners and Working Tinners usually, and at this Time dwelling within your Constablewick, between the Ages of fifteen and sixty years, distinguishing therein which of them are willing to engage themselves to be armed, arrayed, trained and exercised, for the Defence of the Realm, and which of them are willing to engage, in Cases of Emergency, either gratuitously, or for Hire, as Pioneers or Labourers, and such of them as by Reason of Infirmity are incapable of active Service, according for the Form hereunto ennexed: which List, so fairly made as aforesaid, you are hereby required to return to John Thomas ____? Vice Warden of the Stannaries aforesaid at the house of John Blight _____? the twenty-eighth day of April Ins? by Ten O Clock in the forenoon, Given under my Hand this 22 Day of April 1798. Joseph Pearse? High Constable N.B. Should the time allowed you not be sufficient to make complete returns of all the things required of you, You are not to omit the Names and ages of any Miners in your said Parish.

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The Names of all MINERS and WORKING TINNERS, between the Ages of 15 and 60 Years, living within the Parish of St. Stephens distinguishing which of them are willing to engage themselves to be armed, arrayed, trained and exercised for the Defence of the Realm; and which of them are willing to engage in Cases of Emergency, either gratuitously or for Hire, as PIONEERS or LABOURERS, and which of them by reason of Infirmity are incapable of actual Service. PERSONS NAMES Age Willing to be armed Willing to engage either arrayed, trained and gratuitously or for Hire as exercised, either with Pioneers or Labourers and Firelocks or Pikes what Impliments they can bring. Falling Pick Axes   Spades  Shovels Bill Hooks

John HONEY 24 Firelocks - Pikes Axes
Edw. HONEY 55 20 37 37 120 4 96
Richard HOOPER 16
Thomas ??chewy COOM 44
James LEAGUE 45
William HOLMAN 35
Thomas ROBERTS 21
Willm COON 40
Henry BEST 46
Anthony TRUSCOTT 48
John PICKINGS 23
Thomas YELLAND 26
John WILLIAMS 57
John COON 36
Rixhard SNELL 30
William BUNNEY 38
George RICKARD 25
William ROBERTS 25
Ricd YELLAND 24
Thomas LATCHED 39
John ROBERTS 31
John BUNNEY 40
Thomas CLARK 36
James CLARK 30
John T?ZZED 24
Alexander BONE 45
Thomas BONE 18
Jno TRUESCOTTE 45
Thomas THOMAS 45
Richard THOMAS 45
Thomas WILLIAMS 30
Samuel WARRICK 35
Thomas BONE 35
John COON 38
James COON 33
John ARTHUR 22
?  TRUESCOTT 50
John HOOPER 29
Ths TRUSCOTT 55
Lewis COON 46
Alexander TRUSCOTT 29
John MINARD 35
Mathew ELLES 50
Tho ELLES 20
Philip ELLES 17
John JENKYN 44
Nicholas HICKS 23
Edw BROKENSHERE 45
John PEARCE 45
N TRUSCOTT 23
Henry BONE 56
Wm BODY 46
Tho SALTER 30
Will SALTER 24
George SALTER 20
Thomas BUNNEY 31
Henry THOMAS 32
John TRIDGEN 31
Ric YELLAND 22
Tho YELLAND 20
Willm MITCHEL 28
Ric GEORGE 27
Jn TRETHEWY? 48
Jos TRETHEWRY 42
?? TRETHEWY 34
Willm SNELL 32
Tho TRECHEWY 40
John ARTHUR 22
Wm OLVET 32
Wm HENRY 26
N HENRY 24
Rob ??ARGO 32
Martin PEARCE 27
James TRETHEWY 53
Rich OLVER 31
Wm TRELORE 36
Ric ANDREW 31
Edw BAWDEN 45
Francis PUCKEY 20
Tho VIVIAN 31
Sam DREW 36
John TRUSCOTT 43
James WILLIAMS 42
John ELVANS 20
John RICKARD 45
Tho RICKARD 16
Jos PARKING 35
Wm P(B)ARKING 40
Sam PARKING 16
James TRUDGEN 16
Edw TRUDGEN 32
Willm JENKYN 20
Edw JENKYN 26
Tho JENKYN 30
Willm FREGEA? 36
John HARRIS 30
Anthony JENKYN 46

All of the previous names appears to be miners

The following names are of Tin Streemers and no ages were given

William CUNDAY
John RICHARDS
Aron? COON
Wm PLYMING
Willm BEST
John TRETHENY?
Thos COCK
Philip ARTHUR
Richard GILL
Thos MARTYN
John PEARCE
John GREENSLADE
John DENNIS
Willm GREENSLADE
John MELLOW
James BOUNDY
James HONEY
Thomas OSBORN
Peter DREW
Joseph SMYTHE
James SNELL
Joseph PEARCE
Francis BULLEN
Robt HARRISE
John TRETHEWY
George CUNDAY
Stephen CUNDAY
Richard TREGONING
Edw WOODMAN
John BALSETTE?
Hugh TRUSCOTT
George ANDREW
Tos TRETHEWY
John TRETHEWY
Jonas TRETHEWY
Thos HARRISE
Rich OSBORN
John YELLAND
Thos DYER
John SNELL
Benjamin KENT
John KENT
Tos ALLEN
Henry BEST
Stephen BROKENSHIRE
Willm BULLOCK
Robt BONE
Tos TUCKER
John PODE
Degary? BROKENSHIRE
Willm KEY
Abraham BEST
Rub? BEST
Tos PHILLIPS
Thos VARCOE
Thos SNELL
Tos PHILLIPS
Thos MARTYN
Thos MARTYN
Jno MARTYN
Jno MARTYN Jun?
John SNELL
Thos SNELL
Wm BRAY
Christopher RICHARD
James WARRICK
John ELVAN
Sam PARKING
Ralph TEAGUE
John CUNDAY
Thos COCK
China Clay Mine:
Jno CUNDAY
Rich CUNDAY
Thos YELLAND
E?? CORLYN
Wm CIMBER(N)
Wm RICKARD
Thos SNELL
George PINCH - Constable



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