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Bawden - Morgan

 Edward Bawden, Redruth miner 

  Admon 
  proved: 26-Nov 1857 
  pages: 502
  died: 20-Nov 1857  

  wife - Valincianna Bawden
  bonds - Richd Trevorah, Redruth mine agent; Peter Michell, Truro mine broker

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 Thomas Blamey, Veryan carpenter 

  (partial) 
  written: 13-Apr 1858 
  proved: 01-Jun 1858 
  pages: 211/212
  died: ? ?  

  brother John's children 
  brother James' children 
  brother Benjamin's wife & children 
  brother Richard's wife & children 
  brother - William
  sister Mary's husband 
  James Blamey, brother Benjamin's son 
  witnesses - Richard Blamey. Veryan tailor; James Blamey Junr

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 Thomas Blewett, St Levan gentleman  

  written: 26-Jun 1857 
  proved: 13-Dec 1858
  pages: 605/606 
  died: ? ? 

  wife - Jane
  mentions - the Roberts family
  second daughter - Jane Blewett
  witnesses - Margaret Ann Freethy, Elizabeth Ann Saundry 

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 Samuel Blight, St Erth miner  

  written: 25-Jun 1857 
  proved: 05-Jan 1858
  pages: 545/546 
  died: 25-Jun 1857  

  wife - Matilda
  witnesses - John Pearce, James Trewhella

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 Bennet Champion, ? ?  

  written: 29-Sep 1854 
  proved: 04-Dec 1856
  pages: 52/53 
  died: 03-Nov 1854  

  son - William, hope he will behave as a father to the little ones
  witnesses - Jacob Perry, William Champion, John Old

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 Christopher Chinn, St Keverne farmer  

  written: 21-Nov 1855
  proved: 25-Nov 1857 
  pages: 494/495
  died: 21-Sep 1857  

  wife - Grace
  witnesses - John Nicholls, James Mildren

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 Thomas Coade, St Erme yeoman 

  Bond 
  proved: 04-Dec 1856
  pages: 52 
  died: 05-Jul 1834  

  left unadministered by Ann Coade & Alexander Huddy respectively & severally deceased 
  granted to Edward Richard for William Coade, Thomas Edward Coade, Elizabeth, 
             wife of William Osborne, Mary Ann Coade, the children 
  bonds - William Rickard, St Erme innkeeper; Thomas Rickard, Truro relieving officer
  first grant to Ann Coade 17 Sep 1834 
  second grant to Alexr Huddy 5 Mar 184? 

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 Anthony Cock, Tywardreath gentleman  

  written: 02-May 1857 
  proved: ? 1857 
  pages: 327/330 
  died: 07-Jul 1857  

  wife - Fanny
  mentions - Thomasin Howard
  daughter - Hannah Cock
  daughter - Mary Ann Johns, wife of William
  daughter - Elizabeth
  daughter - Fanny, wife of James Mudge
  son-in-law - William Johns
  brother-in-law - Charles Rundell
  sons - Thomas Bullock Cock, John Cock
  witnesses - Wm Jago, John Whelter

  Codicil written: 17-Jun 1857 
  proved: 06-Aug 1857 
  pages: 330/331
  died: 07-Jul 1857  

  William Johns, Charles Rundell 
  revokes the bequest of Charles Rundell & substitutes James Mudge 
  the elder of Tregollan in lanivet, gentleman 
  witnesses - John Welter, Joseph Bennett

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 John Hockin Cock, Phillack yeoman  

  written: 19-Apr 1856
  proved: 12-Jun 1857 
  pages: 195/196 
  died: 14-Apr 1857  

  wife - Jane Harvey Cock
  witnesses - William Hichens Junr, St Ives Solicitor; Martin Danse Jr, his clerk  

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 William Couch, St Austell butcher  

  written: 20-Nov 1855
  proved: 17-Jun 1857 
  pages: 265/266 
  died: 27-Mar 1857  

  niece - Marianne Truscott called Mary Jane, the eldest daughter of brother Nicholas
  mentions - Edmund Paul
  sister - Ann Couch
  brother - Nicholas
  witnesses - Wm Jago, Wm Rowe

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 John Darke, St Marys Launceston gentleman 

  Admon  
  proved: 19-Oct 1857
  pages: 421 
  died: 04-Oct 1856  

  Philip Padbar? Darke, the uncle & guardian elected by Emily 
  Cann Darke & Marianne Darke, minor children 
  bonds - Willn Darke, Penzance gentleman; Thomas Cornish, Penzance gentleman

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 Elizabeth Eddy, Sithney widow 

  Admon
  proved: 02-Jul 1858 
  pages: 289 
  died: 21-Mar 1858  

  (intestate) granted to Thomas Eddy, son

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 John Ede, Linkinhorne farmer 

  Admon 
  proved: 16-Sep 1857
  pages: 391 
  died: 26-May 1857  

  wife - Peggy ?ean Ede
  bonds - Willn Ede, Linkinhorne farmer; William Henry Badgery, Bodmin yeoman              

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 Peter Ellis, St Just in Penwith miner  

  written: 12-Sep 1855
  proved: 13-Oct 1858 
  pages: 505/508 
  died: ? ?  

  wife - Loveday
  sons - Charles, Peter, James
  son - John - out of the country
  mentions - John Semmans
  daughter - Johanna Ellis
  daughters - Lovedy Semmans, Mary Daveys
  daughters - Elizabeth Andrews, Jane Nicholas
  daughter - Nancy Williams
  Johanna to keep Nancy's part until her return 
  witnesses - Richard Leggoe, St Just in Penwith miner; John Andrews

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 Thomas Ellis, St Just in Penwith miner  

  written: 24-Dec 1857 
  proved: 13-Nov 1858 
  pages: 566/567 
  died: ? ?  

  wife - Mary
  sons - William, Thomas
  daughter - Nancy Warren
  if either of sons return to England 
  sons - Peter, John
  mentions - James Grenfell, Michael Warren
  witnesses - Richard Leggoe, Peter Ellis, nephew  

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 Benjamin Gartrell, St Hilary farmer 

  Admon 
  proved: 09-Jan 1858 
  pages: 562 
  died: 25-Jul 1857  

  wife - Ann
  bonds - Vivian Stevens, Penzance auctioneer; James Jenkins Penzance mason

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 Richard Gilbert, the elder, Breage farmer  

  written: 09-Jun 1856 
  proved: 02-Mar 1857 
  pages: 142/144
  died: 06-Jan 1857  

  sons - James, Thomas
  daughters - Grace, Mary, Allice, Sally
  sister - Allice
  Jno S Oats the younger, St Hilary 
  Jno Connor the elder, Breage 
  witnesses - Jno Semmens Oats, St Hilary mechinist; William Phillips

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 Wearne Gundry, Sithney miner  

  written: 23-Apr 1857 
  proved: 25-Nov 1857 
  pages: 495/497 
  died: 01-May 1857  

  wife - Jane
  youngest child - Jane, less than 20 years old
  son - Wearne Gundry
  nephew - William Henry Read
  witnesses - Thomas Julian, J B Wilkin

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 Henry Harvey, Phillack blacksmith 

  Admon 
  proved: 13-Jun 1857 
  pages: 232 
  died: 03-Jun 1856  

  wife - Elizabeth
  bonds - William Jilbert Jenkin, Phillack shopkeeper; Thomas Richards, St Erth yeoman

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 William Heatherington, Padstow master mariner  

  written: 26-Feb 1835
  proved: 12-Jun 1857
  pages: 196/197 
  died: 26-Mar 1857  

  wife - Susanna
  witnesses - Elizabeth Symons, Ann Bryant

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 Ann Hocken, Pelynt? spinster 

  written: 08-Jun 1857 
  proved: 11-Nov 1858 
  pages: 562/563 
  died: ? ?  

  sister - Grace Bassett
  sister's 6 children - Richard, Thomas, William Bassett 
  Elizabeth Rowe, Ann Hockin, Jane Bassett
  Richard Bassett, farmer, husband of sister Grace 
  witnesses - William Churchill, Pelynt; William Scantlebury, Pelynt

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 John Hocken, Michaelstow gentleman 

  written: 02-Nov 1855 
  proved: 21-Sep 1858
  pages: 463/468
  died: ? ?  

  wife - Elizabeth
  son - John & wife Eleanor
  friends - William Johns, James West
  brother - Edward
  sons - William, Harry
  daughter - Mary Glaister, widow
  witnesses - Wm Dinham King, Richd H Burt

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 John Hocking, Junior, Kenwyn wheelwright  

  written: 12-Jun 1858 
  proved: 13-Jul 1858 
  pages: 315/316
  died: ? ?  

  father 
  uncle - Joel Hichens, Kea farmer
  sister - Elizabeth Hockin, wife of James Hodge
  sister - Jerusia? Hockin, wife of William Colwell Oak
  mentions - James Trevivian, Kea labourer
  mentions - insurance agent Mr Thomas Tregaskis of Perran
  witnesses - John Moyle, Chacewater surgeon; Richard Bamey, Chacewater draper 

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 John Hocken, Helston yeoman  

  written: 02-Mar 1858
  proved: 25-Jun 1858
  pages: 274/276 
  died: ? ?  

  wife - Mary
  daughter - Ann Maria Hocken
  daughter - Mary Williams Mogg
  witnesses - E West, John Secombe

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 Joseph Hocking, Sancreed farmer 

  written: 29-Nov 1856
  proved: 04-Jun 1858
  pages: 232/233
  died: ? ?  

  wife - Mary
  sons - Joseph, John, William, Christopher, Henry, Benjamin, Thomas Casley Hocking
  daughter - Celia Hocking
  witnesses - John Casley, William Leathan

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 Thomas Hocken, Launceston, now in Lezant servant 

  written: 05-Apr 1858 
  proved: 09-Jul 1858 
  pages: 308/310 
  died: ? ?  

  wife 
  infant son 
  son - William Thomas Hocken
  brother - William Bennett Hocken of Carthawartha
  brother-in-law - John Symons of Ashwater
  Mary & John, children of brother John 
  sister - Elizabeth Hocken
  witnesses - Edw Lawrence West, Launceston surgeon; John Lethbridge Cowlard, Launceston Solr   

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 John Hodge, Gwennap mine agent 

  written: 23-Jun 1858 
  proved: 05-Nov 1858
  pages: 549
  died: ? ?  

  brother - Edward
  sister - Peggy Roberts
  sister - Mary Polkinghorn
  sister - Betsy Angove
  nephew - Robert Hodge
  William Trebilcock, Gwennap builder 
  witnesses - John Eddy, John Nicholls

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 Henry Jenkin, St Hilary ? 

  written: 07-Feb 1852
  proved: 25-Nov 1857 
  pages: 492/494 
  died: 22-Nov 1857  

  wife - Mary
  son - Thomas
  witnesses - Robert Blight, Peter T Secombe

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 John Jenkin, Penzance gardener 

  written: 26-Nov 1857
  proved: 12-Dec 1857
  pages: 522/525
  died: 27-Nov 1857  

  wife - Eliza
  brother - James
  mentions - Mefsrs Jacob & William Corin
  5 children - Eliza Jane, Mary Ann, William John, Thomas James, Isaac Pearce Jenkin
  witnesses - Mary Bartlett; John Trythall the younger, Penzance accountant

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 Margaret Jenkins, Penzance widow  

  written: 07-Jul 1856 
  proved: 12-Nov 1856
  pages: 6/8 
  died: 19-Sep 1856  

  late husband, burial in Madron Church yard 
  sister - Prudence Wilkins & her children
  nephew - Richard Wilkins
  niece - Mary Williams
  niece - Betsy Wilkinson
  sister of late husband - Betsy White 
  daughter of late husband - Nanny Barley 
  step son - Richard Jenkins
  3 children of late husband 
  witnesses - Rebecca Gamble, Barnstaple; Emily Borlase Bolitho, Madron spinster

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 Thomas Jenkins, Penzance yeoman 

  Admon 
  proved: 11-Sep 1857 
  pages: 382 
  died: 25-Mar 1845  

  son - James
  wife - Tryphosa Jenkins
  bonds - Vivian Stevens, Penzance auctioneer; George Savage, Penzance baker              

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 James Lawrence, Feock smith? 

  Admon 
  proved: 13-Jun 1857
  pages: 260
  died: 24-Oct 1856  

  wife - Prudence
  bonds - John Lawrence, Feock yeoman; Richard Harris, Feock builder

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 William Leacher, St Erth licensed vichealer (partial) 

  written: 14-Apr 1856 
  proved: ? 1858 
  pages: 563/? died: ? ?  

  wife - Elizabeth
  niece - Mary Faull   

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 Richard Lugg, Landewednack yeoman 

  Admon 
  proved: 29-May 1858 
  pages: 211
  died: 22-Dec 1857  

  (intestate) granted to Jane Lugg, widow

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 William Lukey, Tywardreath miner 

  Admon 
  proved: 16-Sep 1857
  pages: 390/391 
  died: 05-Sep 1851  

  wife - Susanna
  bonds - Thos Bawden, Tywardreath miner; William Henry Badgery, Bodmin yeoman  

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 John Frederick Martin, Wendron mine agent 

  Admon
  proved: 24-Aug 1858 
  pages: 420
  died: 27-Jun 1856  

  (intestate) granted to Isabella Martin, widow

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 Martha Morgan, Kenwyn spinster 

  Admon
  proved: 04-Jun 1858 
  pages: 233
  died: 7?- May 1858  

  (intestate) granted to John Morgan, father  

   
 
 
 

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