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Bant - Morrish



Elizabeth  Bant,  Marazion    spinster  
 
  written - 21-Dec  1756  
  proved - 9-May  1757  
  pages - 606/608
	
  poor of St Hillary  
  poor of Marazion  
  servant -  Thomasine Duff
  bound apprentice to late Aunt Elizabeth E?kines - Mary Barnes  
  sister -  Martha Thomas, widow
  kinswoman -  Margaret E?kines, spinster
  Grace Millet, widow  
  Humphry Cole, Humphry Cole the younger, gentlemen  
  kinsman -  Thomas Smith, Islands of Scilly, merchant
  witnesses -  William Ripper, William Millett, Philip Barons
 
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Benjamin  Cargenven,  Uny Lelant  yeoman    

  written - 25-Jan  1754
  proved - 9-May  1757
  pages - 616/619 
	 
  wife -  Anne
  sons -  Peter, Benjamin
  daughter -  Honour, wife of Henry Williams
  daughter -  Rachel, wife of Samuel Uren
  daughter -  Anne, wife of John Nennis
  daughter -  Tibery Cargenven (living with)
  grand daughter -  wife of James Seleha?
  grand son -  John Cargenven
  son -  Thomas
  witnesses -  Jno Harvey, Eliza Harvey, Giles Halliday  
 
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Thomas  Carn,  Breage      

  written - ?  ?  
  proved - 1-May  1759  
  pages - 389/391  
	
  wife -  Jane
  sons -  John, Thomas, Henery, Joseph, Benjamin,
          William, Hugh
  witnesses -  Thos Clyse, Jno Dancaster, Richard James

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Ambrose  Cock,  Tywardreath  clothier  (perfect health)  
 
  written - 15-Jun  1750  
  proved - 16-Jan  1756  
  pages - 177b/179  
	
  brother -  Thomas Cock
  sister -  Mary Parnall, wife of William Parnall of St Ewe
  sister -  Elizabeth Davy, wife of William Davy of Mevagissey
  wife -  Jane
  witnesses -  Jane Mander, Hu: Mander    

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Peter Cock, Constenton  gentleman    
 
  written - 2-Jun  1752  
  proved - ?  1755  
  pages - 91/95  
	
  mentions -  marriage of daughter Argent with Henry Symons &
              did Covenant in & by their Marriage Settlement
  servant -  Catherine Hodge, widow
  grand daughter -  Jane Harvey
  brother-in-law -  Nicholas Wearne
  son-in-law -  Humphry Harvey
  witnesses -  Samp: Sandys, Wm Sandys, Jno James Junr

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Philippa  Davies,  St Erth    widow  
 
  written - 5-Jun  1755  
  proved - 27-Sep  1758  
  pages - 230/234  
	
  2 grand daughters -  Mary, Jane Davies
  "and all my worse or poorer sort of cloathes which shall  
  not befitt for my said grand daughters wearing I give to  
  Mary Veale if she shall be living as a servant in the house  
  with me"  
  son -  George Davies, late decd
  Clarinda Tredinnick, wife of James of St Erth  
  grandson -  John Davies
  son -  William
  mentions -  late niece St Barbe
  Mary Veale, widow, St Erth  
  Mary Mollard, widow, St Erth  
  Amy Christopher, widow, St Erth  
  Phillis Christopher, widow, St Erth  
  son-in-law -  William Symons, clerk
  daughter-in-law -  Mary Davies
  witnesses -   Hum: Cole Junr, Thomas Barons

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James  Eade,  Breage  tinner    

  written - 30-Nov  1757  
  proved - 26-Sep  1758  
  pages - 229/230
	
  wife -  Mary
  6 children -  Richard, Mary, William, Joseph, Elizabeth, Theophelus
  eldest son -  James
  witnesses -   John Nancarrow Junr, Benjamin Blewett, Henry Vellenoweth  

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John  Eddy,  Zennor  yeoman  
 
  written - 18-Oct  1756  
  proved - 9-May  1757  
  pages - 620/623
	
  David Berryman, Zennor yeoman  
  daughter -  Jone - "is not capable of managing for her self"
  son -  William
  daughter -  Elizabeth, wife of John berryman
  sister -  mary Newton
  son-in-law -  Richard Berryman
  grand son -  John Eddy  less than 21
  witnesses -  Arthur Berryman, Nic: Wallis

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Richd  Eddy,  Ludgvan  yeoman  
 
  written - 24-Nov  1757
  proved - 1-May  1758  
  pages - 135/136
	
  nephew -  David Eddy of Ludgvan, son of David
  mentions -  Revereonary Lease of Polmear in Zennor
      which was taken of the Late Earl of Radner
  Catherine Eddy, daughter of David Eddy  
  4 nephews -  Philip, Richard, William, Patrick Eddy -
               sons of late brother David Eddy
  mentions -  John Harris of Haine, Esq
  Thomas Thomas of Zennor  
  witnesses -  Geo Borlase, John Knill    

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John  Ford,  Lanavet near Bodmin  
 
  written - 5-Jun  1755  
  proved - 4-Feb  1757  
  pages - 497/499
	
  "now belonging to the Sheerness Privateer of the  
  Port of Bristoll"
  mother -  Agnes Ford of Lanavett, widow
  witnesses -  Alexr Carnegy, peter Haynes

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Thomas  Gulsery/ signed Gouldsworthy,  Gwennap  yeoman  
 
  written - 16-Dec  1756  
  proved - 3-May  1758  
  pages - 183/186  
	
  brothers -  Joseph, Ralph, Edward, Richard
  mother -  Barbar Gulsery
  sisters -  Mary, Catherine Gulsery
  sister -  Ann, wife of Colleen Williams
  Frances, wife of Grenvil Hales  
  cousens -  Richard Williams, Jenefer Williams - 
             children of Melchesedeck Williams
  witnesses -  Jno Nicolls, James Hichens  

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John  Harry,  Ludgvan  mason    
 
  written - 24-Apr  1755  
  proved - 8-May  1756  
  pages - 312/314  
	
  wife -  Jenifer
  witnesses -  Collin Sampson, Sarah Martyns, James Martyns

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John  Hawke,  St Cullomb Major  clothier  
 
  written - 2-Nov  1757
  proved - 28-Apr  1759  
  pages - 353/356
	
  wife -  Phillippa
  mentions -  late Earl of Radnor
  mentions -  Mr Abell Angove
  sons -  Peter, Richard
  daughter -  Alice Cornish
  daughter -  Catherine Hawke
  Mary, John, Phillippa, Philip, George Hawke - sons &  
              daughters of late son Robert, decd
  son -  Thomas - being bound for Joan Austen's duty
  daughter-in-law -  Joan Austen
  sons -  John, George
  witnesses -  Jas Hawkey, Henry Barnacoatt  

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Jone  Hawkey,  Padstowe    widow  
 
  written - 15-Aug  1757  
  proved - 29-Apr  1758  
  pages - 116/119
	
  godson -  Richard Sandy, son of George Sandy of
    Padstow, yeoman
  Joseph Hawkey, St Columb gentleman  
  Henry Mitchell, Padstow yeoman  
  2 daughters -  Mary Sandy, Sarah Drew
  daughter -  Elizabeth Vosper
  witnesses -  John Blake, William Martyn

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Joan  Hawking,  St Dominick    widow  
 
  written - 12-Oct  1742  
  proved - 16-Jul  1756  
  pages - 395/397
	
  poor of St Dominick  
  sister -  Dorothy Prideaux
  neice -  Christian Deeble
  servant -  Thomas Clatworthy
  boy -  Richard Brown
  Reverend Joseph Clark  
  cousins -  John, William, Caleb, mary Nanscawen
  cousins -  Elizabeth, Richard Deeble
  cousin -  Catherine, wife of John Rogers
  cousin -  Elizabeth prideaux
  neice -  Christian Deeble
  brother -  Charles Scoble, esquire
  witnesses -  John Bond, Tho: Bennicke  

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Thomas  Hicks,  St Minver  husbandman  
 
  written - 20-Dec  1758  
  proved - ?  1759
  pages - 350
	
  sons -  Thomas, George     less than 21
  daughter -  Elizabeth Hicks  less than 21
  wife -  Elizabeth Hicks
  witnesses -  Richard Cann, Simon Wilcock

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Hercules  Hitchens,  Gwennap    
 
  written - ?  ?
  proved - 2-Dec  1757  
  pages - 67/68
	
  wife -  ?
  sons -  James, hercules
  daughter -  Catherine ???
  daughter -  Elizabeth
  witnesses -  John Raskrow, John Thomas

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Richard  Hocking,  Withiel  ?  
 
  written - 28-Nov  1753  
  proved - 29?-Apr  1755  
  pages - 3/5  
	
  eldest daughter -  Mary  less than 21
  other daughter -  Rose
  sons -  Peter, John  less than 21
  wife -  Rose
  Thomas Price of Tregolds in St Wenn  
  John Sweet Sainr of Withiel  
  witnesses -  Thoms Price, John Sweet, William Symons

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Richard  Hockin,  Nantarrow, Gwithian  yeoman  
 
  written - 20-Oct  1752  
  proved - 8-May  1756  
  pages - 314/316
	
  sons -  Benjamin, John Hockin
  mentions -  Treloweth Wartha in Illogan
  daughter -  Blanch, wife of John Phillipps & her
              daughter Agnes & her other children  less than 18
  daughter -  Jane, wife of ffrancis Harris of Camborne
              & her 3 children  less than 18
  Grace Ellis  
  Anne, wife of son John  
  witnesses -  Elies Hiscutt, A: Angove, James Richards

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William  Hockin,  Gwithian  yeoman  
 
  written - 23-Mar  1755  
  proved - 21-Jan  1757  
  pages - 490/492
	
  sons -  William, Olliver
  daughters -  Elizabeth, Jane, Grace
  witnesses -  Chas Hockin, William Hockin Junr

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William  Hocken,  Simonward  yeoman  
 
  written - 12-Dec  1750  
  proved - 22-Jun  1759  
  pages - 463/466
	
  wife -  Philippa
  kinsman -  Henry Hocken & his sisters - 
      Elizabeth Randle, widow & Mary Snawden
  Mary, daughter of Thomas Hill of Michaelstow  
  William Hocken, son of Henry  
  poor of Michaelstow  
  nephew -  Philip Antridge
  other 5 children of Philip Antridge by sister Elizabeth  
  sister -  Elizabeth Antridge
  sister -  Joan Broad
  Elizabeth Billing, Ann Broad - daughters of sister Joan  
  kinswoman -  Elizabeth Curtis
  poor of Simonward  
  kinsman -  William Hocken
  witnesses -  Gieles Hawken, Thomas Hawken, J: Wallis Junr

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John  Hodge,  Cubert  yeoman  
 
  written - 11-Aug  1753  
  proved - 11-May  1759  
  pages - 427/428
	
  daughters -  Tamson, Elizabeth
  "if Thamson shall be married unto John Henwood..."  
  son -  Thomas
  witnesses -  Henry Glanvill, Abraham Nicholls  

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George  Hosken,  St Anthony Menage  gentleman  
  
	written - 5-Aug  1752
  proved - 27-Jun  1755  
  pages - 56/58
	
  daughter -  Ann Hosken
  daughters -  Mary, Eleanor
  witnesses -  Antho: Hosken, Eliz: Hosken

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Mary  Hoskin,  St Teath    spinster  
  
	written - 20-Oct  1755  
  proved - 28-May  1756  
  pages - 356/358  
	
  Anne, widow of Thomas Hoken  
  brother-in-law -  John Jory
  brother -  Richard Brown
  sister -  Joan Harris
  brother Thomas' son John  
  Thomas, son of John Jory  
  sister's daughter - Margret Brown  
  Margret Jory's daughter Margery  
  sister Joan Harris' son that she had by William Harris  
  Margery Mold, daughter of Joan Harris  
  Henry, son of Henery Hosken  
  Sarah, daughter of Thomas Hosken  
  William, son of Thomas Hosken  
  John, son of John Jory  
  Christian Saundercock  
  Thomas, son of Henry Hosken  
  Mary, daughter of Thomas Hosken  
  witnesses -  Edward Sloggett, Edward Sloggett, Junr, Mary Kervick

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Stephen  Hosken,  St Stephens next Saltash    

  written - 21-Nov  1756  
  proved - 16-Sep  1757  
  pages - 21/22
	
  Florence Hoskin, brother's widow  
  neice -  Mary Coliver, wife of John Coliver
  last wife's nephew -  William Vincent, shipwright
  Parnell, wife of Arthur Bartlett  
  Mary, daughter of James Crocker  
  nephew -  Ferdinando Hoskin
  "desire to have a sermon at funeral"  
  "bearers to be - George Foster, John Cudlup,   
      John Stephens of Saltash, shipwright,
      Richard May, Ferdinando Foster, shipwright,
      John Wipple"
  James Crocker & his wife  
  witnesses -  Richard May, James Crocker, John Cudlup

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Walter  Hoskin,  St mellion  yeoman  
 
  written - 27-Oct  1755
  proved - 1-Oct  1756  
  pages - 432/433  
	
  son -  John
  wife -  Elizabeth
  mentions -  "all the estates that wife Elizabeth had before marriage"
  brother -  James
  witnesses -  Joan Luton, James Knight  

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William  Hoskin,  St Ive  yeoman    

  written - 18-Mar  1759
  proved - 6-Jul  1759  
  pages - 481/483
	
  father -  John Hoskin
  mother -  Joan Hoskin
  brother -  John
  sister -  Elizabeth Wenmouth
  Tamson Wenmouth, Nicholas Wenmouth - son &  
       daughter of Nicholas Wenmouth
  John Wenmouth, son of Nicholas  
  brother -  Elias
  Katherine Hoskin, daughter of Thomas Hoskin  
  Henry Greet  
  William Nattle's 3 children - Katharine, Jane, William  
  wife -  Katherine
  witnesses -  William Daw, Mary Kelly, James Bennicke  

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John  Ivey,  Padstow    (partial)  

  written - ?  ?
  proved - ?  1760  
  pages - 590/?
	
  daughter -  Susan:, wife of Edward Tremean
  son -  John
  grand daughter -  Susan:, daughter of Edward Tremean
  grand son -  Michael, son of Edward Tremean
  grand son -  John, son of Edward Tremean

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Henry  James,  C  yeoman    
 
  written - 16-May  1755  
  proved - 26-Sep  1755  
  pages - 110/111  
	
  sisters -  Alice, Mary
  cozn -  Elizabeth Edwards - "being my intended wife"
  brother  
  cozn -  Wm Edwards
  poor of Phillack  
  unkles -  Richard Nicholls, Gregory Nicholls
  witnesses -  x

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John  Jelbard,  Boswedon, St Just in Penwith  yeoman  
 
  written - 6-Jan  1756
  proved - 1-May  1758  
  pages - 123/127  
	
  wife -  Mary
  Thomas, William, John, Charles Jelbard & Anne Hodge -  
       sons & daughter of Thomas Jelbard - late decd brother
  John Jelbard - son of William, late decd  
  Grace Bennets  
  William Jelbard, Jane Pender, Mary Jelbard - son & daughters  
       of brother William, deceased
  kinsman -  William Oats, St Just
  kinsman -  Mathew Stephens, Zennor
  Thomas Jelbard - son of nephew Thomas Jelbard  
  John Daniell - son of Grace Bennets, niece  
                 poor of St Just  
  nephew -  Thomas Jelbard
  nephew -  William Jelbard
  kinsman -  William Oats, St Just
  William Shakerly  
  2 grand children -  Ralph, John Penberthy   less than 21
  3 nephews -  Thomas, William, John Jelbard - sons of brother
               William, decd
  witnesses -  Thomas Oats, Bernard Penberthy, Margaret Cock

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Hanniball  Jenkyn,  St Keverne  yeoman  
 
  written - 19-Dec  1753
  proved - 2-May  1758  
  pages - 151/153
	
  daughter -  Elizabeth, wife of Hanniball Thomas
  mentions -  Tythe of Thomas Jenkyn's Tenement
              in Trenance in St Keverne
  son -  Athanasius Jenkyn
  wife -  Jane
  son -  Hanniball
  daughters -  Mary, Jane, Catherine, Loveday Jenkyn
  witnesses -  John Sandys Junr, Edward Tonkin Junr, Rachell Hicks  

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Thomas  Jenkyn,  St Keverne  yeoman  
 
  written - 18-Apr  1755  
  proved - 28-May  1755  
  pages - 23/25
	
  brother & his son Hanniball & his daughters -   
  Mary, Jane, Katherine, Lovedy Jenkyn &
  Athanasius his grand son
  Thomas Woolcombe & Elizabeth the wife of Thomas  
       James of Grongeth
  Mary, wife of John Thomas of Parthonstock  
  Blanch, wife of John Ellis  
  Mr Anthony Hosken of Tregowgis  
  Elizabeth, wife of Hanniball Thomas  
  servant -  Bridget Old
  friends -  Reverend Mr Pascoe of St Keverne,
      Mr Hosken of Tregowris of St Kerverne,
      Mr William Williams of Rosekruge in St
      Anthony in Menage
  witnesses -  Anthony Warren, William Mildran

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Margaret  Kestle,  Withiel  widow  (partial)
 
  written - 26-Nov  1755  
  proved - ?  1757-1758
  pages - 70  
	
  sons -  Edward, Thomas, Pascoe
  son-in-law -  Philip Pinch
  grand son -  Thomas Pinch
  grand daughter -  Jenefer Kestle
  daughter -  Jenefer Kestle

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John  Kittoe,  Denevett alias Launceston    
 
  written - 25-Jun  1757  
  proved - 2-Nov  1759  
  pages - 563/565
	
  daughter -  Joan, wife of Richard Doidge
  wife -  Elizabeth
  Mary Bussell, living near Taunton  
  trusty friend -  John Darke of Hatherleigh, tanner
  Mr Mare of Denevett  
  witnesses -   David Penwarden, Sarah Littlejohn, R: Littlejohn

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Wm  Kitt,  Ludgvan  gentleman    
 
  written - ?  ?  
  proved - 18-May  1759  
  pages - 434/436
	
  son -  Wm
  eldest son -  John  less than 21
  eldest daughter -  Katherine  less than 21
  daughters -  Elizabeth, Ann  less than 21
  very good friend -  Mrs Sarah Williams
  witnesses -   Wm Davies, James Edwards Junr, Paul Quick,
                Catherine Canarthen  

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Jonathan  Lewarne,  St Mawgan in Pydar  innkeeper  
 
  written - 11-Apr  ?
  proved - 28-Apr  1759  
  pages - 357/358
	
  brothers -  George, John
  sisters -  Jane, Margery, Ann Lewarne
  wife -  Mary
  witnesses -  Nicholas Rundle, Mary Hobb  

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Mary  Luke,  St Goran    spinster  
 
  written - 1-Apr  1754  
  proved - 23-May  1755  
  pages - 19/21  
	
  kinswoman -  Joan, wife of William Andrew
  kinswoman -  Joan, wife of Thomas Grose
  Thomas, son of Thomas Grose  
  Patience, daughter of John Jeffrey  less than 21  
  Mary, wife of John Jeffrey now appears to be  
        with child
  sister -  Agnes, wife of Nicholas Andrew
  mentions -  desire to have a sermon at funeral & to be
              buried in parish Church of St Goran
  kinsman -  John Jeffery
  witnesses -  Henry Pill, Pascoe Thomas

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Mary  Luke,  Truro    widow  
 
  written - 12-Feb  1756  
  proved - 25-Nov  1757  
  pages - 65/67  
	
  Frances, wife of Joseph Broad of Gorran  
  Jane, daughter of John Poz?oad of Gorran  
  Joan, wife of Revd Mr Joseph Smart  
  Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph & Joan Smart  
  Phylemon Elford  
  Anne, wife of William Broad of St Ewe  
  witnesses -  Phebe Cleather, Peter Nicolls    

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Zacharias  Luke,  Redruth  blacksmith  
 
  written - 13-Dec  1755  
  proved - 6-May  1756  
  pages - 261/265
	
  wife -  Mary
  mentions -  Richard Carbiss
  son -  Zacharias
  daughters -  Anne, mary, Sarah, Margaret Luke
  son -  Stephen
  daughter -  Alice, wife of James Pascoe
  daughter -  Jenefer Luke
  sons -  William, Nicholas Luke
  Daniel Carter, Redruth apothecary  
  John Harris of Redruth, gentleman  
  witnesses -  Jas Willyams, John Michell

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Nicholas  Meane,  Illogan  tynner  
 
  written - 15-Aug  1757
  proved - 25-Sep  1758  
  pages - 227/229
	
  sons -  Nicholas, John, Thomas, William   less than 21
  wife -  Sarah
  2 friends -  Peter Vincent of Illogan, William Bawden of
               Camborne, tynners
  daughter -  Elizabeth  less than 21
  witnesses -  John Knight, John Harris  

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Nicholas  Mill,  Week St Mary  mason  (partial)
 
  written - ?  ?  
  proved - ?  1760  
  pages - 608/?
	
  sister -  Joan Pethick
  son-in-law -  John Brook
  daughter -  Grace Brook
  grand son -  John Brook Jnr
  daughter -  Susanna
  daughter -  Mary
  wife -  ?

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Edward  Morrish,  St Ewe  yeoman  

  written - 17-Dec  1755  
  proved - 16-Jan  1756
  pages - 176/177b
	
  2 brothers & sister  
  Thomas Jones of St Austle, gentleman  
  servant -  Mary Whetter
  neice -  Eliz: Morrish  less than 21
  witnesses -  Wm Luke

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William  Morrish,  St Minver  husbandman  

  written - 20-Feb  1755  
  proved - 2-Apr  1756  
  pages - 210/211
	
  eldest daughter -  Margery May
  daughter -  Diana Hickes
  daughter -  Joan Kendale
  daughter -  Elizabeth Harris
  witnesses -  Richd Carhart, Thomas Edyvean
  
 
 

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