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Cornish Will Abstracts 1722 - 1727

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Angwin - Mooreshead




Richard Angwin, St Hillary tinner  

  written - 1-Jun 1724   
  pages - 269  
	
  daughters - Ann, Elizabeth, Julyan Angwin
  wife - Elizabeth
  witnesses - Thomas Nenis, William Rapson

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William  Basely, St Cullombe mason  

  written - 16-Jul 1715   
  pages - 132/133  
	
  wife - Elizabeth
  sons - Thomas, Solomon
  grandchildren 
  witnesses - James Rawling, Humphry England, Mary Couling 

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Mary Bate, Northill  widdow 

  written - 1-Jan 1713?   
  pages - 316  
	
  son - John
  grandson - Thomas
  son - Robert
  witnesses - Thomas Darley, John Luskey, Sarah Darley

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John  Batt, Gwithian husbandman (partial) 

  written - ? ?   
  pages - 354/?  
	
  John Batt, son of brother Charles 
  Grace, daughter of Charles Batt 
  Charles Batt, son of Charles Batt 
  Richard, son of Charles Batt 
  Ann, daughter of Charles Batt 
  Margret, daughter of Charles Batt 

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David Berryman, Zennor yeoman  

  written - 18-Apr 1723   
  pages - 187/188  
	
  kinsman - John Berryman, Zennor
  sister - Margrett 
  son - Arthur
  grandchildren 
  witnesses - Japeth Noye, Henry Michell 

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Penticast  Blamey, Veryan   

  written - 2-Sep 1719   
  pages - 311/312  
	
  4 sons of daughter Jane Buckingham 
  god daughter - Joyce blamey
  god daughter - Jane Peeters
  Jane, daughter of Nicholas Peeters and Jone his wife 
  brother -  William Blamey
  witnesses - Richard Ffincher, Zackarias Langdon
  god son - Sam, Blamy
  brother -  William  
  witnesses - Richard Ffincher, Zackarias Langdon

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Thomas Blamey, Veryan yeoman  

  written - 31-Jan 1724   
  pages - 127/128  
	
  poor of Veryan 
  wife - Boakon
  sons - Thomas, John, Nicholas, Penticost
  daughter - ? Etofua Blamy
  Jane Symons 
  sons - Richard, Samuell
  witnesses - Richard Keast, Nicholas Blamy

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Zacharias Blamey ,Veryan husbandsman  

  written - 7-Mar 1722   
  pages - 231/232  
	
  nephews - John Blamey, William Blamey
  wife - Moad
  witnesses - Richard Keast, John Thomas, Bousine John 

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Philippi Blight, St Erth  widdow 

  written - 29-May 1725   
  pages - 200/201  
	
  sons - Samuell, John, Charles, James
  daughters - Alice, Mary, Honour
  witnesses - Roger Warne, Charity Terlegon, Constance Wearne  

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Mary Bonds, Kea  widow 

  written - 20-Mar 1725/26   
  pages - 176/177  
	
  daughter - Mary Michell
  daughter - Eustance Martin's children
  grandson - Richard Martin
  daughter - Eustance Martyn
  witnesses - Thomas Giddy, Thomas Constable, Catherine
              John, Philip Grose als Stephens       

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Joan Bowes, St Stephens nigh Lanceston  spinster 

  written - 5-Mar 1724 
  proved - 9-Nov 1725 
  pages - 99/100  
	
  brother - Degory
  sister - Elizabeth Edgcombe, wife of John of St Stephens
  Mrs Elizabeth Mosdon  (lives with) 
  poor of St Stephens 
  brother - Hendra Bowes & wife
  coson - George Warmington Bowes
  witnesses - John Bayly, Nicholas Williams, Jo: Smith

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Thomas Bray, Tremance yeoman  

  written - ? ?   
  pages - 186  
	
  cozon - Barithy Mean
  cozon - Mary Bray
  cozon - Agnes Bray
  sister - Susanna
  wife - Jane
  witnesses - Robert Jope, Catherine Jope, John Catto 

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Robert Carne, St Clemence cordwinder  

  written - 5-Mar 1715 
  proved - 19-Oct 1722 
  pages - 1  
	
  brother in law - John Nichols? & his wife & 4 children
  Martha, daughter of William Bascunis? 
  "true love & respects that I have for my wife Patience" 
  witnesses - Wm Boscanis?, Ephraim paynter  

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Christopher Cocke, Constenton yeoman  

  written - 25-Nov 1722  
  pages - 210/212  
	
  son - Thomas
  grandson - James Cocke, son of Thomas Cocke
  grandson - Christopher Cocke, son of Thomas Cocke   less than 21
  William Cocke, son of Thomas Cocke  less than 21 
  grand daughter - Margery Cocke, daughter of Thomas Cocke & her sister Jane Cocke
  children of son Christopher Cocke 
  daughter - Jane, wife of James Symons of Constenton & her 2 daughters
  daughter - Barthsheba, wife of Edward Roberts
  son - Nicholas
  witnesses - Peter Cocke, John Roberts, Margarett Richards
  
  codicil 23-Mar 1724/25   
  pages - 212  
  
  son - Nicholas  
  son in law - James Symons of Constenton
  son - Thomas
  witnesses - Peter Cocke, Nicholas Warne, Tristram John  

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Prudance Cock, Gwinnear   

  written - 12-Jul 1722   
  pages - 442/443  
	
  mentions - Willn Evon
  Jane Michell 
  Thomas Blewitt & his wife - my daughter 
  witnesses - Edward Rogers, Charles Ambross, Peter May 

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Thomas Cock, Newlyn, Paull ffisherman  

  written - 26-Oct 1723   
  pages - 192  
	
  wife - Elizabeth
  witnesses - Redigon Richards, Jane Richards, Walter Richards 

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Walter Cock, East Looe mariner - belonging to his Matios Ship Hector (in health) 
 
  written - 17-May 1721   
  pages - 418/419  
	
  mother - Mary Cock of East Looe, widdow
  Ann Cock 
  witnesses - John Ayre, Tobias Glanell

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Nicholas Congdon, St Nyott   

  written - 17-Feb ? 
  proved - 22-Mar 1724 
  pages - 365  
	
  sons - John, Charles
  daughters - Susanna, Jane, Phebe
  wife - Mary
  witnesses - Walter Sweete, Mary Hart?

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Susanna Cossentine, St Veep (partial) spinster 

  written - 8-Sep 1721   
  pages - 154  
	
  daughter - Anne Wallis, widdow
  sons - William, Henry
  Susanna Coffestyne, daughter of William 
  William Coffestyne, son of William 
  son in law - John Coffestyne & 3 children
  son - Nathaniel Coffestyne's children
  John Coffestyne, son of Nathaniel 
  daughter - Mary Coffestyne, wife of Nathaniel

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Robert Couch, Lanlivery   

  written - 12-May 1717   
  pages - 128/129  
	
  wife - Eliz:
  daughter - Eliz: Woollcock & her weake brother James Couch
  daughter Woollcocks 4 children 
  daughter - Mary James & her 3 children
  son - Robert & his son James
  son - James
  witnesses - John Couch, Richd Couch, William Lukey
  
  memo  written -3-Apr 1718       
  pages - 129  
  
  son - James being dead
  wife - Eliz:
  witnesses - Richd Couch, John Couch
  daughter - Eliz:
  wife - Eliz:

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Honor Darton, Saltash (partial) widdow 

  written - 4-Dec 1722   
  pages - 216/?  
	
  daughter - Mary Jagoe
  John, Mathew, Sarah Darton - children of 
      John Darton, my last husband by a former wife
  Honor Jago 
  son - Charles Darton
  daughter - Joan Swetnam
  witnesses - ?

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David Edye, Zennor husbandman  

  written - 25-May 1721   
  pages - 299  
	
  brother - John & his children
  sister - Margarett Ronendon
  wife - Elizabeth
  kinswoman - Sinoba Edye, daughter of John Edye
  witnesses - Robert Michell, Matthew Michell  

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Henry Ellis, St Marylan? Yeoman  

  written - 19-Jun 1724   
  pages - 290/291  
	
  mentions - Father James Ellis, decd
  mother in law - Thomasin Ellis
  brother - Richard
  wife - Sarah
  witnesses - Jas? Drake, Agnes Slaggett

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Thomas  Ellis, Camhorne Yeoman  

  written - 28-Oct 1723   
  pages - 200/201  
	
  son - Tho: Ellis, Charles Ellis
  dughter - Charity
  daughter - Mirriam Ellis
  grandchildren 
  witnesses - Joseph Harris, Jane Michell           

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Jane ffoote, Truroe  widow 

  written - 22-Oct 1716   
  pages - 230  
	
  desire to be interred as near as conveniently unto  
      late deceased husband Henry ffoote's grave
  sole & only daughter - ffrances ffoote
  brother in law - Samuell ffot Esq
  John Cann of Clements 
  sister - ffrances Tonkyn, spinster
  witnesses - Samuell Moyle, Richard Jewell, Jane Tregonnow

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William  Gilbert, Madderne Yeoman 

  written - 16-Jan 1725   
  pages - 325/326  
	
  daughter - Constant Gilbert
  daughter - Elizebeth Angwin, wife of Richard Angwin
  god children - 
  sons - William, Thomas Jelbart
  witnesses - Margery Tonking, A Gendall

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John Griendfield, St Ives mariner 

  written - 15-Oct 1723   
  pages - 199  
	
  daughter - Elizabeth, wife of Nicholas Clerk?
  grandson - Nicholas Clerk? & his father
  sister - Catherine
  brother - Pearce
  wife - Honour
  son - John
  witnesses - Richard Hingoe, John Painter, Hugh Edwards   

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Richard Grenfeild, St Ives 

  written - 4-Mar 1720   
  pages - 203  
	
  brothers - Pearce, John
  mentions - Blanch Dadow als Thomas
  Honour Grenfield 
  kinsman - Nicholas Clarke
  witnesses - Anthony Couch, ffrances Couch, Samuell Rice

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Richard Grenfell, St Just tynner 

  written - 17-Aug 1722/23   
  pages - ?  
	
  wife - ?
  John Grenfell, son of John Grenfell 
  mother 
  Ruthey Grenfell, daughter of Bevell Grenfell 
  witnesses - Thomas Mayne, Beviell Grenfell

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John Grose, Calstock yeoman (aged)

  written - 7-Nov 1717   
  pages - 24/26  
	
  sister - Dorothy Knight
  Richard, John, Jeffery Knight & Mary, wife of ffrancis Doidge - 
     sister's 3 sons & daughter
  coson - Jane ffoard, daughter of John ffoard of Beereferris
  god children 
  apprentice - Nicholas Doble
  wife - Grace
  Robt ffoy the elder 
  Timoly Ustice 
  witnesses - Robert ffoy, John Hunn, John Jagoe

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Jane Harris, Callington widdow 

  written - 27-Apr 1726 
  proved - bef Jul 1725  
  pages - 443  
	
  poor of Callington 
  daughter - wife of James Ralph of Callington  
  witnesses - John Branscombe, Christian Horndon Moone 

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Robert Hawken,  yeoman 

  written - 21-Jan 1723   
  pages - 182  
	
  brother - Richard
  cozen - John Hawken & 3 children -
          Jane, Mary, John Hawken
  cozen - Thomas Hawken
  wife - Ann
  witnesses - William Right, Will: Choopman, Jane Addems  

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Edward  Hocken, Semonivard als brewer yeoman 

  written - 23-Jul 1722   
  proved - 11-Sep  
	
  wife - Mary
  son in law - William Rowe of Camelford
  mentions - Samuel Clarke & 3 eldest children
  Margery, wife of Samuel Clarke & 4 children 
  Margaret, wife of William Rowe of Camelford 
  4 children of nephew- Richard Hary, deceased & the  
  child his widow now goeth with
  Leonare Hary, their god daughter 
  Mary, the widow of nephew Richard Hary, dead 
  mentions - Richard Cock
  sister - Jone Hary
  William Rowe, son of son in law William Rowe 
  Anthony Hocken, his son 
  kinsman - Roger Hary & his sister Margery Hary 
            & his sister Jane Avery
  daughter of brother Humphry Hocken, deceased 
  Perace Bastard of Lanteglos 
  cozn - Jone Marton
  each of children of cozn William Avery 
  cozn - Edward Martin
  Edward, son of brother Anthony Hocken 
  poor of Lanteglos 
  poor of St Brewar 
  Humphry, son of cozn Roger Hary 
  nieces - Margery Hary, Jone Avery
  apprentice - Thomas Manaton
  sister in law - Alice Pearce
  Mary, wife of Robt Hicks 
  brother - Anthony Hocken & his son William
  John Rowe, son of William Rowe of Camelford 
  witnesses - William Colman Junr, William Avery

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Richard Hocken, Laddock yeoman 

  written - 4-Mar 1717   
  pages - 177/178  
	
  daughter - Jane  less than 16
  brother - Edward of Camburne
  William, Joan Hocling - son & daughter of brother 
           Thomas Hocking of Laddock, deceased
  mentions - John Davy of Camburne
  wife - Jane
  witnesses - Ann Hocking, Thomasin Raby, Jos Moone

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John Hodge, Triggovothan, Kea yeoman 

  written - 26-Apr 1725   
  pages - 434/435  
	
  grandson 
  brother - Andrew
  William Carter of Redruth 
  Andrew, son of brother Nicholas 
  2 grand daughters 
  mentions - David Law of Gwennap, gentleman
  witnesses - Sarah Hambly Junr, Daniel Carter      

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Peter Hodge, St Austell yeoman 

  written - 17-Aug 1721   
  pages - 56/57  
	
  poor of St Austell 
  brother - Phillip
  niece - Grace B?oole, wife of John
  niece - Margarett Cock, wife of Anthony
  nephews - Joseph, Anthony Cock
  Katherine, Mary Libby, daughters of late sister 
             Mary Libby, deceased
  all my sisters children & grandchildren 
  wife - Ann
  witnesses - Tho: Symon, Eliz: Maye, Jane Stannaway

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Stephen Hodge, Lostwithiel potter 

  written - 2-Apr 1727   
  pages - 443/444  
	
  Joan Vivian, wife of Edmond Vivian of Pelynt 
  wife - Mary
  witnesses - Katherine Haley, Ann Crowll, John Hawkey

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Mary Hooper, Linkinhorne (partial) widdow & relict of William Hooper, gent 
 
  written - ? ?   
  pages - 107  
	
  husband dyed intestate 
  2 daughters - Mar, ffrances Hooper
  son William was born about 3 months after his father's death 

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Mary Horskin, St Dominick  widdow

  written - 30-Apr 1724   
  pages - 215/216  
	
  kinswoman - Eleanor Joslin
  kinswoman - Mary Joslin
  brother - Nich: Joslin & 2 sons - Anthony, Jno Joslin
  kinswoman - Elizabeth Joslin
  daughter - Mary Whayt
  Abigall Ninton 
  sister in law - Ann Joslin
  Brother Nic: Joslin's wife Ann Joslin 
  grandson - Jno Horshin  less than 21
  brother - Bicho Joslin
  kinsman - Jno Joslin, son of brother Peter Joslin, deceased
  witnesses - John Couch, Roger Gerry  

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Joan Hosken, Anjardon, Lanreath  widdow 
 
  written - 20-Feb 1724   
  pages - 387/388  
	
  son - Jacob & his daughter Mary
  great grand child - Elonar Hosken
  son - Thomas & his wife
  Joan Hosken, daughter of Will: Hosken, deceased 
  son - John
  witnesses - Gregory Nicholas, Thomas Wallish

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John Hosken, St Mellyon Yeoman 

  written - 3-Apr 1723   
  pages - 105/106  
	
  mentions - inheritance of Sr Jno Coryton Bart
  sons - Walter, Gilbert, Jno, James
  daughter - Joan, wife of William Cosson, gentleman
  daughter - Sarah Hosken
  daughter - Joanna, wife of Mathew Poad Junr
  daughter - Elizabeth Hosken
  daughter - Rebeccah Hoskyn
  witnesses - J Moone, Richard Smith, John Smith

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Katherine Hosken, Ludgvan  widdow 
 
  written - 25-Dec 1722   
  pages - 20/21  
	
  son - Nicholas
  2 sons in law - Mesckezedeck Baynard, William Michell
  mentions - William Moone, blacksmith
  mentions - Dororhy Werry, late of Gerrans, spinster, deceased
  Peter Buckingham, Nicholas Hoskyn 
  daughter - Elizabeth, wife of Mesckezedeck Baynard
  daughter - Margarett, wife of William Michell
  son - John Thomas
  grand daughters - Ann, Katherine Baynard
  grandson - William Baynard
  grand daughters - Elizabeth, Margaret Baynard
  grand daughters - Willmott, Katherine Michell
  great grand daughter - Mary Maddern
  Margaret Thomas of Ludgvan, widdow 
  poor of Ludgvan 
  poor of Gulvall 
  witnesses - William Hoskyn, Isack ???, Jacobe Thomas

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Thomas Hosken, Blisland yeoman 
 
  written - 31-Jan 1725/26   
  pages - 154/155  
	
  sons - Thomas, Henry, Richard
  daughter - Mary
  daughter - Joan Mould
  daughter - Margrett Jory
  grandson - Jose ffrouch  less than 12
  witnesses - Mary Arundell, Will: Harris, Richard Arundell  

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William  Hoskyn, Simonward als Brewer Yeoman 

  written - 8-Oct 1723   
  pages - 2??  
	
  daughters - Mary, Agnis Hoskyn
  eldest son - Benjamin
  wife - Mary
  son - Thomas
  witnesses - Edward Broad, Hump: Ar?worthy

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John James, St Keverne yeoman 
 
  written - 14-Mar 1722   
  pages - 195/196  
	
  sons - John, Moses  less than 25
  daughters - Kjone, Philipps  less than 25
  wife - Blanch
  witnesses - Henry Banfield Senr, James Wills

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Gregory Jenking , St Ives  
 
  written - 3-Apr 1723   
  pages - 201  
	
  son - Gabriell
  daughter - Elizabeth
  younger son - Richard
  wife - Elizabeth
  witnesses - Samll Noall, Henery Major, Dorothy May, Elizabeth Major  

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Peter Jenken, St Stephens in Brannell tyner 

  written - 4-Jun 1723   
  pages - 124  
	
  kinswoman - Constance, daughter of my aunkell Anthony
        Jenkin of St Tansell?
  kinswoman - Anne, daughter of unkell Mathew Jenken
  brother in law - Thomas Jullenes of St Tansell & his wife,
                    sister Jane & their daughter Winnifright
  kinsman - Thomas Mathew, son of Thomas Mathew, 
            son of Thomas Mathew Junr of Gouran
  god daughter - Elizabeth Andrew, daughter of Peter Andrew
                 of St Stephens in Brannell
  aut - Jane Mathew, wife of unkell Thomas Mathew of Gerran
  kinswoman - Grace Knight of Roach
  kinswoman - Anne Michell, wife of James Michell of Goron
  nibbors - Peter Andrew, John Little, Margret Romes,
            Margere Littell
  brother - Anthony Tonkyn of St Stephens in Brannell
  witnesses - William Little, John Littell, Peter Andrew 

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John Jennings, Trevethan, Unylelant
 
  written - 6-May 1725   
  pages - 15/16  
	
  daughter - Sarah Jennings
  2 brothers - William, Thomas
  children of Thomas Jennings 
  sister - Ann
  mother 
  An Hoskes of Atcham 
  Jno Lowellin of Penzance 
  Thomas Kniwoton of Trevethow 
  Phillip Barnes 
  witnesses - Margarett Williams, Eliza Stockhall, Ann Jordan
  Schedule of debts due:  
     Philip Barnes
     Mr Tho: Kenioston
     Sr Wm Pondarves
     Jno Hoskis
     Jno Stockhall
     Wm Jennings of Colom in Shrewsbury
     Tho: Jennings, Lower end of Barkers St in the Quarry
     Sarah Jennings - "to be known where she lives her uncles run inferme"  

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William  John the elder, Penzance yeoman 
 
  written - 14-Sep 1723   
  pages - 193/195  
	
  wife - Katherine
  mentions - Phillip Eddy
  sons - William, Thomas
  grand daughter - Julyan, daughter of son William
  grand daughter - Anne Luke, daughter of son in law - Stephen Luke  les than 21
  daughter in law - Mary, wife of son William
  mentions - Richard Pearce of Kerris, gen
  witnesses - Japeth Noye, Mathew Edwards, Henry Michell

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Jane Jose, Gwinnapp  spinster 
  
	written - 29-Oct 1725  
  pages - 209/210  
	
  grand daughter - Mary Parker
  daughter - Jane, wife of James Donstone & her daughter
  daughter - Elizabeth
  sons - Richard, William
  witnesses - David Lawe, Thomas Bennatts, Catherine Treweeke  

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Penticost Langdon, Verryan yeoman 
 
  written - 12-May 1725   
  pages - 188/189  
	
  son - Penticost
  son in law - Robert Auttron
  daughter - Elizabeth Auttron
  son in law - Zacharias Langdon
  daughter - Ann Langdon
  daughter - Jane Langdon
  Penticost, Richard Langdon 
  son - Richard Langdon
  "bind my son Richard Langdon that he shall not buy 
      but ten gallons of french brandy a year for his
      use & if the said Richard shall buy any more
      then ten gallons a year this will is to be void &
      of noe effect"
  witnesses - John James, Hugh Williams, Henry Williams  

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Adam Lawry, Mawgan in Menage yeoman 
 
  written - 17-Oct 1713   
  pages - 388  
	
  sons - Adam, John
  witnesses - William Harris, John Cornow  

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Noel Luke, Illuggan yeoman  
 
  written - ? ?   
  pages - 269/270  
	
  wife - Susanna
  Mary Ginings 
  sister's children 
  William Bryant 
  witnesses - Arthur ffoy?, Jone White 

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Stephen Luke ,Penzance cooper 
  
	written - 23-Mar 1724   
  pages - 436  
	
  son - William
  grandson - William, son of son Stephen
  grandson - John, son of son Stephen  less than 21
  son - Stephen
  witnesses - Geo: Treweeke, Wm John, Henry Michell   

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James Lukeys Senr, St Gerron strawjoyner (perfect health)
  
	written - 8-Oct 1723 
  proved - 26-Oct 1725
  pages - 72/74  
	
  son - James of St Ewe
  wife - Joan
  daughters - Jane, Mary
  daughter - Elizabeth, wife of Nicholas John
  daughter - Mary Harris, widow & her daughter Emlin Harris
  daughter - Grace
  William Lukeys, son of James Lukeys Junr of St Ewe 
  James Lukeys Junr 
  grandson - William Lukeys
  witnesses - James Dourett, William Gibbs   

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John Martyn, Lanreath yeoman (partial)
 
  written - 27-Oct 1726  
  pages - 396/?  
	
  wife - Joan
  eldest son - John
  Mr Benjamin Hawkey 
  Peter Tectoran of Lanlivery    

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Samuell Michell, Gwinear yeoman (good health)
 
  written - 27-Jan 1721  
  pages - 353/354  
  wife - ?
	
  eldest son - Samuell
  eldest daughter - Elizabeth Eustice
  second daughter - Ann Pearce
  grand daughter - Elizabeth Eustice & her brother & sister
  son in law Thomas Pearce's 2 children 
  3 youngest sons - John, Edward, ??ias
  witnesses - Hen: Scaddon, Margery Scaddan, Mary Hammell 

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Edward  Mooreshead, Lelant tynner 
 
  written - 7-Oct 1724  
  pages - 351 
	
  brother - James
  sister - Elizabeth
  sister - ?? {edge of paper tightly bound}
  nephew - Arthur Mooreshead
  wife - Alice
  witnesses - Wm Davies, Will: Michell



 
 

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