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Allen - Michell


Michael Allen, Perranworthal 
  
  written - 14-Dec 1738
  proved - 22-May 1739
  pages - 337
  
  sons - Alexander, Michael, William, John
  daughter - Joan, wife of John Williams of Gwennap
  wife - Jane
  witnesses - John Cornish, Michael William, Bridgett Martyn
	
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John Berryman, Towednack
  
  written - 15-Sep 1741
  pages - 213/214

  sons - John, Andrew - smith apprentice
  daughter - Rebecca
  mentions - John Trewheela
  son - Richd
  daughters - Margarett, Sibella, Ann
  wife - Rebecca
  witnesses - Henry Jennings, Job Berryman, John Humphry

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 James Blamey, Cury yeoman

  written - 3-Apr 1741
  pages - 199/200

  grand son - Richard James less than 21
  all other grandchildren
  daughter - Mary, wife of Richard James
  daughter - Marthy, wife of John Caddy of Cury, yeoman
  witnesses - Tho: Peacock, Tho: Moore Junr

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 Henry Carne Penzance, Maddern cordwainer

  written - 4-Aug 1740
  pages - 263

  sons - Henry, William, Philip, John, Benjamin
  mentions - Mr William Beauchamp, apothecary in Penzance
  wife - Eleanor
  mentions - Thomas Harry of penzance
  witnesses - Nichs Cloak, Henry Michell

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 Thomas Carne, Lower St Collumbe mason   
  
  written - 6-Feb 1739/40
  pages - 103/104

  wife - Joan
  sons - Thomas, John, Richard
  2 children of John Jons - Edward, Anne
  daughter - Anne
  everyone of children
  witnesses - John Nicholls, Richd Minnow, Peter Henwood

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 Thomas Carpenter, Phillack yeoman    
  
  written - 30-Jan ?
  proved - 9-Dec 1737
  pages - 1

  sister - Sedwell Arthur, widow
  brothers & sisters children
  kinsman - John Carpenter (living with)
  Henry carpenter, son of William Carpenter his nephew 
  sister - Mary Godrell
  James? Hall? Of Redruth
  William Carpenter
  John Godrall
  witnesses - Richard Williams, Ann Bryant

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 Henry Coad?   
  
  written - 17-Apr 1739
  pages - 123

  son - John
  daughter - Elizabeth, wife of Nicholas James
  wife - Elizabeth
  witnesses - Wm Grible, John Potter

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 Anthony Cock, St Enoder clothier 
  
  written - 30-Aug 1736
  pages - 59/60
  
  friend - Mr John Griby
  daughter - Anne Cock
  mentions - Mr Cottle, John Luke
  wife - Ann
  mentions -Peter Hawkeye, Joan Bassett(Bafsett)
  son - Anthony
  witnesses - William Clarke, John Davy

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 John Cock, Helstone tanner
  
  written - 30-Sep 1741
  pages - 75/77

  Richard, son of Charles Pennock, Helstone, gentleman
  mentions - Earl of Godolphin
  poor of Helstone
  John Williams, son of Thomas of St Kevern, gentleman
  wife - Honor
  witnesses - F Doidge, Thomas Williams, Lawrence Sweet

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 John Cocke, Redruth 
  
  written - 11-Sep 1735
  pages - 64/65

  wife - Dorothy (mentions- if it please God to restore her to her former sound mind & senses)
  son - Josias
  daughters - Dorothy, Jane, Elizabeth, Frances, Triphena Cocke
  mentions - silver spoons given to Frances by her godfather
  daughter - Gartude Cocke  less than 21
  sons - John, William
  mentions - the rents & profits of the shops standing before the dwelling house
  daughter - Mary Roskruge
  daughter - Giles
  witnesses - Step: Michele, Jno: Minner, John Jacka

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 Alice Cockram, St Anthony in Menage single woman   
 
  written - 19-Apr 1734
  pages - 198

  sister - Mary Hosken, St Anthony
  niece - Alice Cockram, daughter of brother James, St Anthony
  witnesses - Antho: Hosken, Ann Gay

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 David Curnow, Towednack yeoman
  
  written - 18-Jan 1738?

  wife - Jane
  sons - David, William, James, John
  daughters - Catherine, Zenobia
  witnesses - William V?inin, Robert Curnow

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 Robert Davy, Ludgvan gentleman

  written - 16-Aug 1738
  proved - 27-Oct 1738
  pages - 205/210

  wife - Jane
  son - William
  second son - Henry
  mentions - Martha & John Kellway
  mentions - John Edmonds
  son - Robert
  mentions - Alexander Rowe, John Jane
  Katherine, wife of son Henry
  sons - Richard, Edmond-less than 21
  Katherine Davy, widow
  kinswomen - Katherine, Mary - daughters of brother Nicholas Davy, deceased
  daughter - Anne less than 21
  witnesses - Da Keskeys, Jasper Band, John Polgrean

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 Honour Ellis, Marazion widow 
  
  written - 6-Jul 1737
  proved - 12-Feb 1738
  pages - 269/270

  daughter - Mary Ellis
  mentions - Richard Vivian, Edward Mollin
  mentions - Right Hon:rble Earl of Godolphin
  godson - Humphry Cole, son of cousin Humphry Cole of Marazion
  daughter - Honour Dawen, wife of James dewen of Marazion
  witnesses - Hum: Cole, Will:n Barons

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 John Fauls, Crowan miner  
  
  written - 5-Sep 1738
  proved - 27-Oct 1738
  pages - 203
  
  wife - Deborah
  daughter - Deorah Fauls  less than 16
  brother - Giles
  witnesses - Edward Fauls, Catherine Gard, Gile Fauls

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 Walter Gillard, Luxulyan yeoman   (indifferent health of body)
  
  written - 26-Nov 1733
  proved - 30-May 1738
  pages - 111/112
 
  son - John
  grandsons - Walter Gillard, John Gillard
  daughter - Elizabeth Nankivell
  grandsons - John Nankivell, William Nankivell
  grand daughter - Ruth Nankivell
  poor of Luxulyan
  daughter - Ruth Gillard
  2 grand sons - Walter, John Gillard
  witnesses - Anthony Rickls, Frances Rickls, Wm Peynn

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 William Jilbart, Roach? yeoman

  proved - 19-Oct 1738
  pages - 154
  
  Barsheba & James Gilbart, youngest son
  wife - ?
  sons - John, William, Jeremiah
  daughter - Mary Jelbart
  daughter - Jane
  witnesses - Mary Boddy, Ann Daniel, Thomas Daniel

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 Thomas Harris, Gwithian yeoman
 
  written - 8-Jul 1738
  proved - 12-Feb 1738
  pages - 257/258

  wife - ?
  daughters - Jane, Ann Harris
  son - John
  witnesses - Richard Williams, Roger Bennett, Anne Bennett

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 Richard Hichins, St Austle tinner

  written - 27-Oct 1738
  pages - 78/81

  sister - Dorothy Cricket of London
  son-in-law - John Cogger
  Jane Warne & her 6 children - Henry, Christopher,
       Richard, George, Grace Warn & Diana Merrifield
  Francis Fox of St Germans & wife Mary, & 2 children
  Francis, Ann Fox
  Nicholas Harris of East Looe & 6 daughters - Mary Harris,
  Margaret - wife of Joseph Wadge of Wade Bridge, 
             Jone, Ann, Loveday, Martha Harris
  John Scantlebury of Port Isaack of Endellion & wife 
             Ann & her 6 children - John, Richard, Mary,
             Elizabeth, Ann, Loveday Scantlebury
  friend - Robert Scantlebury of Mevagissey
  George Fox & wife Hanna
  Samuel Hopwood Senr
  poor of the people called Quaker belonging to the meeting of Austell
  Samuel Hopwood Junr
  poor tradesman or labourers belonging to Quakens of Austell
  John Higman, John Hobb, Quaken
  man & maid servants
  poor of Austell
  witnesses - Mary Randle, Elizabeth Cotby

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 William Hickens, Newlyn, Paul fisherman
  
  written - 25-Dec 1740
  pages - 289

  wife - ?
  daughter - Anne, wife of Thomas Tregartha
  son - William
  witnesses - Wm Paul Junr, Peter Downing

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 Benjamin Hockin, Pennance Vean, Gwithian
  
  written - 20-Sep 1737
  proved - 24-May 1739
  pages - 362/363

  wife - ?
  daughter - Jane, Catherine
  sons - John, Thomas, Benjamin
  witnesses - William Glover, Daniel White

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 Florans Hocking, Michaelstow spinster 
  
  written - 5-Apr 1737
  proved - 1738
  pages - 165/166

  brother -
  John Hocking, brother's son
  William Hocking, brother's son
  Mary Hocking, brother's daughter
  Florens Hocking, brother's daughter
  Elizabeth Hocking, brother's daughter
  brother William Hocking's servant man, maid, & boy
  Margaret Hocking, brother John's daughter
  witnesses - John Harvey, William Hocking, Anne Lower

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 Hugh Hoskyn?    
  
  written - 14-Feb 1737
  proved - 5-Jun 1738
  pages - 115/116

  Susanna Pappin
  cosin - Jane Poppin
  brother - Nicholas Hoskyn, Henry Hoskyn
  cosin - Nicholas Hoskyn
  cosin - John Vian
  cosin - Thomas Bennett
  cosin - Robert Riala
  cosin - William Hoskyn
  Mr Thomas Hoskyn
  Thomas Hoskyn
  Jenepher ?ammor, Maladia Davy
  ???????
  witnesses -

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 Jacob Hockin, Cardinham
  
  written - 5-Mar 1738/40
  pages - 120/121
  
  sson-in-law - John Webber
  each of grand children
  daughter - Elizabeth
  each of daughter in laws
  sons - John, Jacob
  witnesses - ?:th Bunt, John Knight, Grace Duster

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 Johan Hoskyn, Launceston spinster
  
  written - 6-Jan 1736
  proved - 27-Nov 1738
  pages - 225

  sister - Charity Roansovall, widow
  son - William
  niece - Frances Cotten, daughter of Caleb Cotton
  very good friend & kinsman - Mr Caleb Cotton of Fowey, merchant
  witnesses - Ns Phillipps, Will?: Pockard

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 John Hockin, St Keverne    
  
  written - 1-Apr 1739
  proved - 23-May 1739
  pages - 356/357
  
  sons - Richard, John
  daughter - Johan, wife of Nathaniel Mead
  son-in-law - John Roskruge
  daughter - Rachael Hocken
  witnesses - John Sandys, Haniball Williams

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 John Hockin, Phillack yeoman  (good health)  
  
  written - 3-Nov 1732
  pages - 92/93

  wife - Catherine (mentions annuity already settled on her)
  son - John
  2 grand sons - John, William Hockin, sons of son John
  mentions - adventures in tin, copper mines or other minerals
  daughter - Alas, wife of Henry Sampson of Lower St Collumb, yeoman
  daughter - Grace, wife of Thomas Withall of Perranzabuloe, yeoman
  daughter - Mary Hockin
  witnesses - John Noalls, Eliz: Noalls

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 Richard Hoskyn, St Dominick yeoman
  
  written - 30-Aug 1736
  proved - 3-May 1738
  pages - 59/60
  
  son - Richard Hoskin
  Susanah? Congdon
  mentions - John Reed
  mentions - M?e Stapleton
  wife - Grace
  son - William
  mentions - Samuel Lynes, St Cleer
  daughter - Mary Stephens
  grandchildren
  brother - William
  niece - Mary Hawke
  witnesses - Richard Hawkn?, Mary Fripper?

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 Thomas Hawken, Bodmyn barker   
  
  written - 23-Feb 1737
  proved - 11-Jul 1738
  pages - 133/134

  sons - Thomas, John
  daughter - Honor Bullock
  daughter - Jane Hawken
  witnesses - Timothy Brent, Thomas Popham, William Sloggett

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 Thomas Hoskyn, Roach? yeoman   
  
  written - 6-Sep 1738
  proved - 23-Oct 1738
  pages - 186
  
  grand sons - William Dyer, Thomas Dyer
  grand daughter - Jane Dyer
  sister - Catherine Couch
  George Trevascous
  Margaret Dyer, daughter of Robt Dyer
  Margaret Dyer, daughter of Humpy Dyer
  Lovedy Cock
  witnesses - John Trepconey, John Sincock, Miriam Ager

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 William Hosking, St Wenn blacksmith   
  
  written - 10-Jan 1738
  pages - 117/118
  
  daughter - Gartrude Baransoath
  daughter - Eleanor Rouse
  daughter - Elizabeth Bronton
  daughter - Florenes Hosking
  witnesses - John Gill, John Brewer

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 John Hodge, Stoke climsland   
  
  written - 21-May 1740
  pages - 230
  
  daughters - Elizabeth, Mary Hodge
  wife - Elizabeth
  mentions - Robert Hawton
  son - John
  witnesses - Danl Phillipps, Jno Maynard, John Symonds, john Randle

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 John Hodge, Tremone, Pillaton yeoman   
  
  written - 7-Oct 1741
  pages - 162/163
  
  daughter - Joan, wife of John London
  son - Benjamin
  grand daughter - Dorothy Hodge
  grand son - And?, son of Jno  less than 21
  grand daughter - Jane, daughter of Edward & Grace Hodge
  witnesses - Will: Herring, James Hoskin, Thomas Pearse

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 Margery Hodge, St Nyott widow  (being aged)   
  
  written - 9-Dec 1738
  pages - 15/16
  
  son - John
  John & Elizabeth Hodge, son & daughter of son by Mary his wife
  daughter - Elizabeth Gadgromb, wife of John of St Cleer
  4 grandchildren - John, Jacob, Stephen, Grase -
        children of John & Elizabeth
  Joseph Gadgromb, grandson, son of John & Elizabeth
  witnesses - Stephen Vosper, Walter Sweete

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 Marry Hodge, St Dominick spinster   
  
  written - 28-Jan 1739/40
  pages - 58/59
  
  John Couch's 4 daughters of Ashton in St Dominick
  cousin - James Hoskin & his sisters - Elizabeth,
  Rebenah Hoskin of St Mellion
  Mathew Leads' 4 children of St Mollin
  cousin - Walter Hoskin of St Mellion
  cousin - Gilbert Hoskin of St Mellion
  John Hockin, son of Gilbert  less than 21
  cousin - Joan Cousins of Landulph & daughters -
           Elizabeth Hodge, Joan Cousins &
           son - William Cousins  less than 21
  John Couch of Ashton
  cousin - Charity Waymond & daughter Charity Waymond
  Thomas Congdon of Linkinhorne
  Murrios Doidge of Callington
  cousin - Sarah Hoskin
  cousin - John Jane's 3 children - Hannah, Robena, John 
  Geifio Congdon & his mother Rose Congdon
  Mary Moyse, Samuel Hockings
  poor people of Landulph
  poor of St Domonick
  John Courtis of Ashton's 4 children
  John Jane of Esset's 3 children
  James Hoskin, Eliza Hoskin, Robena Hoskin
  witnesses - Thomas Congdon, Mary Moyse, Mary Jane

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 Nicholas Hodge, Newport, St Stephens by Launceston tanner   
  
  written - 13-Oct 1738
  proved - 17-May 1739
  pages - 323
  
  sons - Nicholas, William, Mordocai
  daughter - Catherine Croderett, Mary Bowkay
  grand son - Nicholas Bowkay  less than 21
  witnesses - G: Cunningham, Stephen Wilkins, John Hodge

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 Anthony Jinkin, St Austle yeoman  
  
  written - 27-Sep 1739
  proved - 1784 
  
  children - Jacob Jenkin, Mary Dyer, Elizabeth Collett, Johannah Mitchell
  son - Isaack Jinkin
  daughter - Ann Elys
  witnesses - John Libby Robins

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 James Jenkyns, Maddron gentleman   
  
  written - 10-Sep 1735?
  proved - 1737-1738
  pages - 49/50
  
  eldest son - James
  second son - John
  wife - Ursula
  third son - Richard
  fourth son - Martyn
  fifth son - Thomas
  daughters - Sarah, Mary, Anne
  younger children - Martyn, Thomas, Sarah, Mary, Anne
  witnesses - Socktoll? Colenso, Thomas Colenso, Thos Hugh Jun

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 John Jenken, Maddern tinner   
  
  written - 7-Apr 1731
  proved - 1738
  pages - 213/214
  
  daughters - Margaret, Jane, Elizabeth, Mary   less than 22
  wife - Margaret
  son - John  less than 21
  ? - William Jenken
  well beloved friend - Mathias Dannell
  witnesses - Ephraim Waymouth, John Trembath, Elizabeth Trembath

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 Richard Jenking, Crowan   
  
  written - 13-Jul 1739
  pages - 201/202
  
  mentions - knowing that he only has a short time to live
  sister - Honour, wife of William Richards
  sister - Jone Borgan of Breage
  wife - Ann
  Richard Gilbert, son of Edward of Breage
  Giles Faulls of Crowan
  witnesses - Catherine Fauls, Giles Fauls, Thomas Fauls

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 Walter Jenkin, St Stephens by Saltash   
  
  written - 13-Feb 1737
  proved - 1737-1738
  pages - 30/31
  
  sons - William, Thomas
  daughter - Bridget Dingle
  daughter - Bess Maria Sleer
  servant - Joan Snell
  2 sons - John, Walter
  witnesses - S: Hamm, John Burell

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 William Jenkin, Maddern yeoman   
  
  written - 22-Dec 1741
  pages - 117/119
  
  daughter - Alice, wife of Richard Rawlings
  Richard Rawlings
  grand daughters - Alice, Elizabeth, Jane - daughters of Richard Rawlings
  sister - Jane Jones, widow
  kinsman - William Jenkin of Morvah
  son - Emanuel
  kinsmen - John Jenkin, William Hoskin, Maddern yeoman
  grandson - Emanuel Jenkin the younger
  grandson - William Jenkin, another son of son Emanuel
  witnesses - Mathew Daniel, Nic: Wallis

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 Anne Jordan, St Hillary   
  
  written - 4-Dec 1740
  pages - 10
  
  daughter - Sarah Baron
  sons - Thomas, William Jordan
  witnesses - Honour Blewett, Eliz:a Mildrun, Geo: Blewett

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 John Jose, Launceston yeoman   
  
  written - 6-Jul 1731
  proved - 1738
  pages - 236/237
  
  wife - Mary
  nephew - John Jose, son of brother Oliver
  brothers - Philip, Oliver
  nieces - Mary, Catherine, daughters of brother Oliver
  witnesses - Ambrose Jeeken, Thomas Dingle, Henry Mark

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 William Jose, Gwennap tinner   
  
  written - 2-Nov 1730
  proved - 1738-1739
  pages - 307
  
  sister - Jane, wife of James Dunstone of Stithians & her son William
  sister - wife of Israel Thomas
  brother - Richard
  witnesses - John Russell(Rufsell) Junr, Richd Endey

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Christopher Kent, Linkinghorne yeoman   
  
  written - 9-Nov 1741
  pages - 170/174
  
  sister - Sarah Luke
  Henry Blatchford, son of Henry & Mary  less than 21
  Katherain Blatchford, daughter of Henry & Mary  less than 24
  Joseph & Katherain, son & daughter of Joseph & Katherain Bartlett  less than 21
  Sarah, Grace Luke, daughters of Edward & Sarah  less than 21
  Jno Dingley
  poor of Linkinghorne
  Alice Wadge & her 3 children -
        Ann, Mary, John Wadge
  Elizabeth Daw, daughter of William Daw of Middle ?enwood
  Joseph, son of Robert Reed of Kesbrook
  John, son of John Keast
  Mary, daughter of Edward Roberts
  Thomasin, daughter of Robert Taylor
  Edward Luke
  witnesses - Edward Crabb, Jno Keast, Nicholas Luke

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 William Kitt, Ludgvan gentleman   
  
  written - ??
  pages - 260
  
  son - William
  eldest son - John  less than 21
  eldest daughter - Katherine  less than 21
  daughters - Elizabeth, Anne  less than 21
  very good friend - Sarah Williams
  witnesses - Wm Davies, James Edwards Junr, Paul Quick, Catherine Conarthen

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 Joan Luskey, Northill widow    
  
  written - 20-Nov 1737
  proved - 1737-1738
  pages - 35/36
  
  son - Richard
  Nicholas, John
  daughter - Elizabeth Colling, wife of Robert
  each of grand children
  brother - Richard Crabb
  Emey Luskey
  son - William
  Mary Luskey, wife of Wm
  witnesses - Thos/Theo Darley, Peter Tresages, Mathew Raw

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 Mary Luskey, Northill spinster  
  
  written - 9-Jan 1738/39
  pages - 233
  
  kinswoman - Elizabeth Ripper  less than 21
  Mary, Sarah - 2 other daughters of niece Elizabeth Strick
  niece - Elizabeth Strick
  nephews - Richard, William Luskey
  niece - Elizabeth Collings
  Richard, son of Richard Luskey
  Joan, Mary - daughters of Elizabeth Collings, niece
  John, Elizabeth, Rebecca, son & daughters of niece Mary Peters
  niece - Mary Peters, wife of Arthur of Northill
  witnesses - Edmund Turner, Mary Wills

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 Thomas Lukey, Simonward, St Brewer yeoman   
  
  written - 22-May 1740
  pages - 214/215
  
  wife - Anne
  kinsmen - Petherick, Henry Lukey
  kinsman - Petherick Lukey, son of kinsman Thomas Lukey  less than 21
  kinsman - Thomas Lukey
  kinswoman - Elizabeth Hodge, Joan Cousins &
  kinsmen - John Lukey, son of kinsman John Lukey  less than 21
  John Lukey the elder
  friend - Hart Udy?
  witnesses - Wm Whitefield, Richd Barrough, John Taperell

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 Elizabeth Martyn, Mitchell widow    
  
  written - 6-Apr 1741
  pages - 366
  
  Jacob Roskelly & Beatric his wife
  Jacob Roskelly the younger, John Roskelly, sons of Jacob
  ????? Roberts, Thomas Pollamonnter, sons of Joan Pollamonnter, widow
  Edward Cripp of Mitchell
  witnesses - T Tubb, John Eustis

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 Richard Michell, Ludgvan yeoman   
  
  written - 3-Aug 1738
  proved - 1738
  pages - 210/211
 
  kinswoman - Frances, wife of John Sampson of Ludgvan, tinner
  kinsman - Henry Rowe of Sithney, tinner
  kinswoman - Jane, Elizabeth, the daughters of William Gyles of Ludgvan
  kinsman - William Sampson, son of John
  kinsmen - Thomas, Richard Sampson, sons of John
  kinswoman - Frances Sampson, the younger daughter of John
  loving friends - Henry Huklass(Huklafs) of St Hillary, William Treverian of Ludgvan
  witnesses - Da Keskeys, James Trewhela
 
 

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