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Cornish Will Abstracts 1777 - 1781

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Basley - Murrish


 Richard Basley, yeoman of St Columb Major

 written - 23 Sep 1766
 proved - 20 Jun 1777
 pages - 52-53

 John Tom, gentleman of St Columb major 
 Solomon Basely of St Columb major, clothier 
 wife - Ruth
 son - Richard
 daughter - Mary basely
 daughter - Ruth Crapp, wife of William of St Columb Major
 daughter - Ann, wife of Thomas Bullock of St Columb Major, tinner
 daughter - Jane Basely
 son - George
 son - William
 daughter - Ann Basely
 witnesses - Susanna Husband, Jno Husband

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 Jane Berryman, Zennor

 written - 10 Aug 1774
 proved - 04 Aug 1780
 pages - 281-282

 nephew - William Stevens of Zennor, yeoman
 wife of John, yeoman
 nephew - John Osborne of Zennor
 niece - Jane Osborne
 Margaret Quick, wife of Mathew of St Ives 
 Mary Eddy, widow of William of Zennor 
 Margaret Quick, widow of James Quick of St Ives 
 witnesses - Wm ffriggins, Thos ffriggens

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 Solomon Blamey, tinner of Kenwin 

 written - 16 Aug 1775
 proved - 22 May 1778
 pages - 266-267

 son - Solomon
 daughter - (Pascafs)Pascass, wife of William Northey
 daughter - Agnes, wife of Richd Hancock
 grand sons - Henry & James Trembeth, less than 21 years old
 son-in-law - Henry Roberts
 witnesses - Jane Moyle, Mattw Moyle

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 William Blamey, yeoman, St Stephens in Brannell 

 written - 07 Feb 1773
 proved - 19 Dec 1777
 pages - 133-134

 daughter - Florence, wife of Alexander Truscott
 grand son - William Blamey
 grand daughter - Margery Blamey
 son-in-law - John Paynter
 6 grand children - Nicholas, Alexander, William, John, Dorothy, George Truscott -
                    sons &  daughters of Alexander
 grand daughters - Tam son, Jane Paynter
 grand son - John Paynter
 son - John of St Stephens in Brannell, yeoman
 witnesses - Digory Truscott, Jacob Roberts, Elizabeth Hawkey

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 Elizabeth Blewett,spinster of Helstone  

 written - 24 Nov 1778
 proved - 14 Dec 1778
 pages - 396-397

 William & Jane P?orrow 
 Thomasine Watts 
 William & Mary Skues, children of William Skues of Helstone, yeoman,  friend 
 sister - Jane, wife of William Hall
 witnesses - Jno Whitford, Janefer Gritten, Mary Hichens

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 John Blewett, Esq?, Marazion

 written - 14 Jul 1775
 proved - 15 Aug 1777
 pages - 85-87

 kinsman - George Blewett of marazion
 John Blewett, brother of George 
 ? Blewett, father of George & John 
 mentions - William Cornish, John James, John Bevan?
 Jane Hall formerly Blewett,  daughter of John of helstone, deceased, wife of 
           William Hall of Helstone & her sister - Elizabeth Blewett
 mentions - Captain Francis James
 John Francis & George,  son of Catherine,  daughter of Captain Francis James 
 Catherine Blewett, sister of George 
 Mr Robert Millett 
 Mr Francis Mills? 
 Jane B???field 
  witnesses - Richard Williams, Anthony Teague, John Knell

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 Mary Magdalen Bray, widow of Tintagel  

 written - 13 Jun 1773
 proved - 14 Nov 1777
 pages - 118

 daughter - Margaret
 grand son - John Bray
 grand daughter - Christian Bray
 son - Lawrence
 witnesses - Geo: Browne

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 John Carne, carpenter of Calstock

 written - 26 Dec 1776
 proved - 16 Jan 1778
 pages - 143-144

 eldest  son - John Carne Dobble
 daughters - Joan, Mary Carne
 wife - Bridgett
 witnesses - Willm Rice, John Jane, John Hodge

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 Samuel Coad, blacksmith of Talland

 written - 19 Feb 1777
 proved - 28 Jul 1780
 pages - 279-280

 eldest  son - Samuel
 sons - John, Thomas
 youngest  son - Benjamin
 wife - Mary
 witnesses - John Memear, Richd Barrett

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 Emblem Cole, Luxullion

 written - 05 Dec 1761
 proved - 09 Mar 1781
 pages - 411

 husband - John Cole, clerk, vicar of Luxullion
 witnesses - Thomas Michol, John ? Petters, Jane ??
 granted to Francis Cole, executor named in will of John Cole, deceased, died before claiming 

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 John Coal, yeoman of St Enoder

 written - 07 Jan 1777
 proved - 02 Mar 1778
 pages - 160?

 brother-in-law - William Vercoe Of St Enoder, yeoman
 witnesses - T Merifield, Embyn Willcock
   
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 Catherine Cock, widow of Sancreed?  

 written - 24 Jul 1778
 proved - 17 Sep 1779
 pages - 39-42

 daughter - Elizabeth Cock
 son - Daniel 
 daughter - Catherine Francis
 daughter - Ann Cock
 mentions - John Fortesceau, Esq, deceased
            William Stakehouse, clerk, deceased
 son - Anthony
 sister - Lydia Truscott
 grand children - daughters of daughter Catherine Francis
 mentions - Mr Norcott of Camelford
 witnesses - John Soper, Jos: Hawkey

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 Edward Cock, peruke maker of Mevagissey

 written - 27 Mar 1777
 proved - 
 pages - 182-184
  
 Jennifer Trewin, less than 21 years old, & mother - Jennefer 
 mentions - Peter Smith
 apprentice - John Robins
 Elizabeth, daughter of brother William 
 3 brothers - Lewis, John, William
 mother - ?
 witnesses - Will: Collier, John Mills

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 Levice Cocking, tinner of Redruth

 written - 13 Dec 1775
 proved - 21 May 1781
 pages - 504-505

 wife - Alsey
 3 sons - William, Thomas, Stephen
 witnesses - Elizabeth Trevena, Elizabeth Trevena Junr
  
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 Katherine Davy, widow of Ludgvan

 written - 07 Jun 1775
 proved - 20 May 1778
 pages - 246-247

 daughter - Mary, wife of John Nicholls
 friends - John Edwards of Phillack, marcht  
 Richard Nicholls of St Earth, yeoman
 grand daughter - Mary Nicholls,  less than 21 years of age
 witnesses - Christian Michell, William Greye

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 Hannibal Edwards, yeoman of Uny Lelant

 written - 15 Jun 1779
 proved - 06 Aug 1779
 pages - 15-17

 daughter - Jane, wife of Jasper Allen of Germoe, tinner
 daughter - Blanch, wife of Michael Curnow of Towednack, tinner
 son - Hannibal
 wife - Joan
 witnesses - Jas: Walles, Ann Lecher

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 Christopher Ellis, yeoman of St Erth

 written - 15 May 1764
 proved - 19 May 1778
 pages - 210-213

 wife - Ann
 son - Richard, less than 21 years old
 son - John
 daughter? - Ann
 daughter - Miriam
 daughter - Grace
 children of brothers & ? - ?
 children of wife's sisters -  ?
 kinswoman - Grace Ellis of Gwythian
 sons - Thomas, Christopher
 friend - John Edwards of St Erth
 witnesses - ? Rowe, John Hocking, Wearn Wearn

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 Peter Ellis, yeoman of St Creet? 

 written - 04 Jan 1774
 proved - 12 May 1780
 pages - 222-224

 son - Peter
 sons - Pasco, Thomas
 mentions - Walter Dorlace, Doctor of Law
 son - John
 kinsman - Thomas Ellis
 son-in-law - Richard Brokenshire & his daughter - Elizabeth Brokenshire
 sons - Francis, Charles
 witnesses - John Hoskin Junr, John Hosken

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 Margaret Floyd, widow of Helstone

 written - 30 Nov 1779
 proved - 11 May 1780
 pages - 208-210

 mentions - John Hawkins, Esq of Helstone
 sister - Elizabeth Cock, deceased
 niece - Mary, wife of Peter Higgo of Helstone
 Richard Johns, gentleman 
 Ephraim Risdon the younger,  son of Ephraim Risdon, taylor 
 witnesses - Thos Grylls, Wm Thom son, Jos: Pearce

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 Richard Ford, Breage

 written - 07 Apr 1778
 proved - 05 Oct 1780
 pages - 324-325

 daughter - Elizabeth, widdow of William Andrewartha
 daughter - Ann, wife of Samuel Seril
 daughter - Mary Ford
 daughter - Tam son, wife of William Gilbart
 daughter - Jenepher Ford
 son - Richard
 witnesses - Fras Ford, Nichs Pearse

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 John Gilbart, tinner of Breage 

 written - 17 Mar 1780
 proved - 11 May 1780
 pages - 194-195

 daughter - Elizabeth
 son - Richard
 wife - Elizabeth
 sons - Thomas, James
 witnesses - Richard Foard, William Symons

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 Mary Grose, spinster of Luxillion

 written - 02 Mar 1778
 proved - 23 May 1778
 pages - 274-275

 son - Walter
 daughter - Elizabeth
 3 daughters - Ann, Genefer, Joan - less than 21 years old
 brother - Joseph of Lanivet
 cousin - Walter Grose of Luxillion
 witnesses - James Thomas, Jenifer Warmington

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 Thomas Hanne, Mawgan

 written - 22 Jun 1778
 proved - 03 Apr 1780
 pages - 141?

 brother John's wife & children 
 brothers - Charles, William
 brother William's wife & children 
 servant maid - Mary Jolly
 mentions - Richard May, Zacheus Prater, Henry Williams
 sister - Anne Hanne
 witnesses - Geo: Browne, Wm? Williams

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 Jane Hawkey, widow of Truro 

 written - 21 Sep 1778
 proved - 10 May 1779
 pages - 464-465

 son - Joseph
 brother - Theophilus Moon of Liskeard
 2 daughters - Honour, Jane Hawkey
 son - Thomas
 witnesses - John Hawkey, Mary John son

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 Margaret Hawkey, widow of St Wenn

 written - 14 Dec 1770
 proved - 14 May 1779
 pages - 483-484

 grandchildren 
 sons - John, William, Henry
 daughter - Elizabeth Andrew
 son - Richard
 witnesses - Bent Andrew, Ephraim Stephens

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 Alice Hitchens, Gwennap

 written - 20 May 1776
 proved - 08 Dec 1779
 pages - 68-69

 son - Richard
 children - Stephen, Alice, Samuel, Thomas, Francis Hitchens
 witnesses - William Hocking, Jane Hitchens

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 John Hitchens, fisherman of Paul

 written - 03 Jan 1781
 proved - 23 Feb 1781
 pages - 396-397

 kinswoman - Mary Wright
 servant - Dorothy Stephens (executrix)
 witnesses - James James, Sarah Nicholls, Eliz: Jenkins

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 Edward Hocking, yeoman of St Teath 

 written - 26 Dec 1777
 proved - 20 Mar 1778
 pages - 170?

 wife - Sarah
 George Rogers of St Neot 
 son - Robert
 witnesses - Henery Tylor, Wm King

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 Honour Hocking, widow Camborne

 written - 14 Nov 1778
 proved - 16 Feb 1781
 pages - 395-396

 kinsman - John Marten of Stythians, gent
 kinsman - Nicholas Marten of Gwinear, yeoman
 kinsman - David Marten of Gwinear, yeoman
 witnesses - John Harvey Junr, ? Harvey

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 John Hockin, yeoman of Gwithian

 written - 31 Mar 1776
 proved - 20 May 1779
 pages - 537-538

 daughter - Elizabeth Hockin
 mentions - George White & Jane White, his mother
 sister - Mary Whitford
 niece - Elizabeth Whitford
 son - Wm Hockin
 witnesses - George White, William Harris

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 Margery Hocken,widow St Breward

 written - 06 Sep 1779
 proved - 03 Mar 1780
 pages - 118-120 

 daughter - Joan Bunt
 daughter - Martha Eades
 son - William's 3 children 
 son Edward's 8 children 
 daughter - Margery Edwards' children - 
            Henry, Jenefer, Margery, Grace, Elizabeth, Susannah
 daughter - Aquilla Rogers'  son William, less than 20 years old 
 grand daughter - Mary Edwards
 mentions - Mark Barrett
 son - Anthony
 witnesses - Richard Scott, Caleb Pearce, Stephen Pearce

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 Thomas Hockin, yeoman

 written - 22 Nov 1778
 proved - 04 Dec 1778
 pages - 395

 servant man - Mathew Hithiar & wife Alice & their daughter - Alice
 sister's daughter - Jane Bose
 Elizabeth Sweet, widow of Zennor 
 children of Jane Bose 
 witnesses - Roger Cock, Richard Hockin, Bennet Cock

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 Thomas Hocking, St Pinock

 written - 29 Mar 1780
 proved - 07 Jul 1780
 pages - 269-271

 2 youngest daughters - Bridget & Elizabeth Hocking & their mother 
 daughter - Ann Hocking
 wife - Bridget
 witnesses - Thomas Charlick, William Ede, Thomas Woolcock

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 William Hocking, Levanick 

 written - 05 Oct 1778
 proved - 19 Nov 1778
 pages - 385-388  

 son - John
 only daughter - Elizabeth Hocken
 mentions - Joseph Hodge, late Arnold & William Hole
 John Marshall of Camelford, surgons 
 William Farnham of Launceston, gentleman 
 son - Willm
 witnesses - Thomas Bant, Edward Harvey, Robert Reed

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 William Hocken, yeoman of Fowey

 written - 19 Aug 1780
 proved - 20 Jul 1781
 pages - 638-639
  
 sons - John, Andrew
 daughters - Thomasin Hocken, Grace grose
 son-in-law - William Stephens
 daughter-in-law - Elizabeth Prundle
 daughter-in-law - Amelia Pryor
 son - William
 daughter - Martha Hill
 daughter - Mary Prowe
 wife - Penelope
 witnesses - Thos Courts, Wm Puckey

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 Grace Hodge, widow of Wendron

 written - 12 Dec 1771
 proved - 20 May 1778
 pages - 244-245

 son - William
 son - Bennet
 son - Ralph
 daughter - Judith, wife of Bennett Perry
 daughter - Grace, widow of Thomas Treloar
 daughter - Margaret Hodge
 witnesses - William Perry, Joseph Michell

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 Mary Hosking, spinster of Uny Lelant 

 written - ----------
 proved - 03 Jul 1780
 pages - 230

 niece - Gertrude Hosking, spinster
 nephew - Henry Hosking's children 
 mentions - Henry Andrew & Margaret
 nephew - Andrew Hosking of St Earth & his 3 chidren - Andrew, Ann, Catherine
 witnesses - Philip Tingcombe, Jno Cundy
  
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 Eliz: Jenkin, spincer of Crowan

 written - 13 Dec 1777
 proved - 22 Jan 1778
 pages - 144-145

 daughter - Jane, wife of John Argall?,  & her children
 witnesses - Thos Blackwell, Richd Conner

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 John Jenkins, yeoman of Maddern

 written - 09 Aug 177?
 proved - 17 Sep 1778
 pages - 353-354

 wife - ?
 sister - Alice ?
 nephew - Richard Uren
 mentions - John Kemp
 Mary Uren, sister of Richard 
 Elizabeth Uren, sister of Richard 
 nephew - John Uren & his  son, John Uren
 friend - Alexander Dennis
 witnesses - Chas Jacka, Geo Woodes

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 Philippa Jenking, widow of St Just in Roseland

 written - 01 Oct 1776
 proved - 09 May 1780
 pages - 185-186

 nephew - Richard Penrose
 nephew - Nicholas Penrose
 nephew - John Dowrick
 niece - Mary Parking
 James Johns 
 niece - Jane Dowrick
 Alice Symons, daughter of niece Alice Symons 
 witnesses - Elizabeth Jack son, Nicks Terrell
  
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 Reynald Jenkin, yeoman of Illogan

 written - 27 Dec 1777
 proved - 09 May 1780
 pages - 177-183

 wife - Sarah
 daughter - Ann, wife of Edward Polkinghorne
 friend - John Andrew of Illogan
 daughter - Elizabeth, wife of Matthew Vivian of Illogan, tinner
 5 grand children William, Stephen, Edward Polkinghorne &
         Anne, Jane Polkinghorne, children of Edward & daughter - Ann
 2 sons - Reynald, Betheaul
  witnesses - Martin Stephens, Jno Trevarthen

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 Rose Jenkin, widow of St Enoder

 written - 12 Apr 1779
 proved - 31 Mar 1780
 pages - 139-140

 2 sons - James & Richard
 daughter - Jane, wife of George Hawke
 son - Tamas
 son - Erasebias
 witnesses - Richd Domthornes, Edwd ?

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 William Jenkin, yeoman of Lewanick

 written - 02 Jul 1776
 proved - 20 Aug 1779
 pages - 19-21

 daughter - Susanna Wadge & her 5 children - Richard, John, William, Samuel, Edward
 Honour, wife of  son William & 3 children - Mary, Susanna, John 
 daughter - Mary
 son - Samuel
 brother - Samuel, deceased
 son - William
 witnesses - Stephen Stacey, Daniel Turner, John Sanburg

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 Robert King, gentleman of Marazion 

 written - 17 Dec 1779
 proved - 23 Feb 1781
 pages - 417-422

 John laity of Perran Uthnoe, yeoman 
 William Thomp son,  son of William 
 Mary Laity, spinster 
 nephews - Henry & William Laity
 niece - Eleanor Laity, spinster
 daughters of late niece - Jane, wife of William Sincock, cooper - Margaret, Jane 
 mentions - Mr John Maughann, William Laity's brother Henry, William Sincock 
 witnesses - Thos Clutterbuck, Wm Gluyas, James Treloar

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 James Lelean, fisherman of Mevagissey
 written - 18 Dec 1772
 proved - 
 pages - 21

 children of Jane Bose 
 daughter-in-law - Elizabeth Nicholls
 wife - Mary
 witnesses - John Dunn Junior, Edward Cock

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 John Millett, Esq, Gurlyn
 
 written - 08 Dec 1777
 proved - 07 Aug 1778
 pages - 339-343

 Stephen Mitchell of Redruth, gentleman 
 Richard Rawle of Liskeard, gentleman 
 wife - Sarah
 mentions - William Adams, Richard Symons, Degory Saltern, Henry Burdon
 daughter - Sarah, less than 21 years old
 son - William
 eldest son - John
 witnesses - Joan Morehouse, Margaret Rawle, Mary Williams

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 Jeremiah Murrish, yeoman of Cury 

 written - 26 Aug 1774
 proved - 24 Apr 1778
 pages - 186-187

 wife - Elizabeth
 sons - John, Sam  son, James
 daughters - Elizabeth, Mary, Jane, Rebecca
 daughter - Margaret
 son - Richard
 witnesses - Jane Whitford, John Whitford
    
 
 

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