Cornish Will Abstracts 1737 - 1742

Cornish Will Abstracts 1737 - 1742

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Nicholas - Woolcocks


James Nicholas,Maddern carpenter   
  
  written - 3-Mar 1740  
  pages - 350/351 
  
  wife - Jone
  2 daughters - Eleanor Nicholas, Jane Chergididen
  witnesses - Robert Thomas, Edward Gasidoye

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David Ninnis, Perran Uthnoe yeoman  (perfect health)  
  
  written - 26-Jan 1739  
  pages - 198/199  
  
  cousin - Uter Dawn of Perran Uthnoe, cooper
  cousin - Prudence Mitchell, wife of Richard of Perran Uthnoe, yeoman
  witnesses - Hum: Cole, John Trevillian
 
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 Charles Oatie, Gwinear
  
  written - 4?-Jun 1742  
  pages - 253/254 
  
  son - Charles
  son - Will  less than 21
  wife - Honour
  daughters - Mary, Honour (unmarried)
  brother - Peter?
  2 younger sons - Peter, William
  brother-in-law - John Colensoe
  witnesses - Nicholas Honey, Mary Oatie?, Willn Struckland Junr 

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Edward Pascoe , Morwinstowe yeoman     
  
  written - 4-Aug 1738 
  proved - 1738-1739
  pages - 299 
  
  sister - Elizabeth, wife of Richard Larke
  cousins - John, Charles, Richard, Margaret - sons & daughter 
            of Richard & Elizabeth Larke
  brother - Nicholas Pascoe
  cousin - John Pascoe (apprentice)
  cousin - Grace Pascoe
  Priscilla Carline 
  daughter - Margaret Pascoe
  witnesses - John Westlake, Richard Tucker

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John Pasko, Sithney yeoman    
  
  written - 1-Jan 1738  
  pages - 105/106  
  
  sons - John, Benjamin, William-less than 21
  wife - Jane
  witnesses - John Eathorne, Elizabeth Carpenter, Tho: Carter

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William Pascoe , Luxullion yeoman    
  
  written - 29-May 1736 
  proved - May 1739 
  pages - 338  
  
  eldest daughter - Agnes
  second daughter - Dorothy
  third daughter - Elizabeth
  son - George
  mentions - legacy from George Roscorla, their grandfather
  mentions - uncle George Roscorla
  poor of the parish 
  John Rowse 
  witnesses - Thomas Rawe, John Rowse, Jullian Cock

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Blanch Penrose, St Erth  spinster 
  
  written - 17-Dec 1731  
  pages - 228 
  
  brothers - John, William, James Penrose
  Jane, wife of Tho: John 
  Ms Amey davies 
  Mary, wife of Richard Mitchell 
  Catherine Trewhela 
  sister - Frances Penrose
  witnesses - Richd Mitchell, Nichs Trelegon, Joan Coad

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George Penwarne, Perranworthal tinr:     
  
  written - 11-Nov 1737  
  proved - 1738 
  pages - 146/147  
  
  grand daughter - Joan Penwarne, daughter of son Henry  less than 21
  son - Henry
  brother-in-law - Alex Williams
  witnesses - John Trebilcock, James Reed

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ffrancis Polglase , St Hillary day labourer    
  
  written - 19-May 1738 
  pages - 50 
  
  sons - ffrancis, John
  daughter - Senobia, wife of Hanaball Trevaskes
  wife - Senobia
  son - George
  witnesses - John King, Hanibal Trevaskes

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William Polmear, St Erth      
  
  written - 16-Oct 1738 
  proved - May 1739 
  pages - 354 
  
  daughter - Rachel & her 3 elder children
  other 4 daughters 
  son - William
  witnesses - James Blight, Stephen Pearce

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Thomas Rapson , Sithney carpenter     
  
  written - 12-Apr 1737 
  proved - 1737-1738
  pages - 2  
  
  son-in-law - Thomas Nicholas & his son Athanasius
  wife - ffrances
  4 children - Edward, William, Mary Agness
  witnesses - Gilbert Thomas, Mary Thomas

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George Richards , Marazion gardener    
  
  written - 8-Jan 1733 
  proved - 1737-1738 
  pages - 31/32  
  
  wife - Elizabeth, daughter of Treleggan, deceased
  brothers - David, John
  2 sisters - Jane, Mary less than 21 (unmarried)
  son - David  less than 21
  daughter - Elizabeth  less than 16
  son - George  less than 16
  father - David
  brother-in-law - Nicholas Cloal?e
  witnesses - John Polgrean, William Brown, Phillippa Clios

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John Richards , ?      
  
  written - 3-Dec 1737  
  proved - 1737-1738
  pages - 48 
  
  cousin - John Richards, son of brother James Richards
  2 children - Susanna, Elizabeth
  wife - Ann
  witnesses - Henry Richards, Sam Rosewarne, Constance Richards

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John Richards , Sancreed     
  
  written - 12-Oct 1738 
  pages - 269 
  
  wife - Jane
  sons - John, William, James Penrose
  mentions - cows named pobcan & Calle; horses - Jolly, Button
  witnesses - William Hosken, John Hosken

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Edward Roberts, Kenwyn    
  
  written - 28-Apr 1736  
  proved - 1737-1738 
  pages - 44/45  
  
  wife - Thomasine
  son - Edward
  eldest daughter - Alice, wife of Francis May of St Enoder
  second daughter - James Nicholas of Kenwyn
  third daughter - Thomasine
  witnesses - Matthew Tyack, Christopher Robins, Ambrose Jane

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Elizabeth Roberts, Liskeard  wife of John Roberts, mercer    
  
  written - 5-May 1736 
  proved - 1737-1738 
  pages - 53  
  
  daughter - Connocke
  mentions - first husband
  son - John Vincent
  daughter - Penwarne
  grandson - M ? Nicolas Connock & his sister Mary Connock
  grandson - Joseph Penwarne
  daughter - Goldsmith
  grandson - Edward Goldsmith & his sister Ann Goldsmith  less than 21
  mentions - George Mark, gent
  brother - M: John Richards
  daughter - Anne Goldsmith
  Ann Vincent 
  daughter - Pricilla Roberts
  witnesses - A Lyas, J: Teage, Wm Hoskin

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Martin Robarts, St Maweis yeoman    
  
  written - 26-Mar 1737   
  pages - 174/175 
  
  wife - Joan
  grand daughter - Susanna by son Martin
  daughter - Margarett Jennings
  daughter - Jane Ennor
  son - Martin
  witnesses - William Jordan, Elizabeth Jordan, Robt Oates

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Thomas Roberts, Linkinghorne carpenter     
  
  written - 12-Apr 1740   
  pages - 126/127 
  
  son - Edward
  son-in-law - William Sanders
  mentions - ? Lampon of Linkinhorne
  grandson - William Sanders  less than 21
  grand daughter - Elizabeth Sanders
  daughter - Honour, wife of Sampson Burt
  daughter - Margarett, wife of John Werring
  daughter - Mary Roberts
  witnesses - John Rawling, Thomas Badge, Walter Sanders

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William Roberts, Cardinham yeoman    
  
  written - 4-Apr 1741 
  pages - 351/352  
  
  father - George? Roberts
  mother - Avis Roberts of 
  wife - Alise
  witnesses - ?? Jory, ?? Olver

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Frances Scaddan, Gwinear  widow , relict & Exect of last Will & Testamnt of Richard Scaddan,
              Gwinear yeoman, late husband 
  
  written - 26-Aug 1738  
  proved - 1738 
  pages - 176/180  
  
  Abel Angove the younger of Illogan 
  Henry Huthnance of Gwinear, gent 
  mentions - sister-in-law Elizabeth Bodinner, deceased
  daughter - Elizabeth Erwin, wife of Walter
  sons - Henry, Richard
  witnesses - Daniel Carter, Edward Philipps

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Richard Scaddan, Gwinear yeoman    
  
  written - 2-Nov 1734 
  proved - 1738 
  pages - 175/176 
  
  sons - Henry, Richard
  daughter - Elizabeth Erwin
  wife - Frances Scaddan
  witnesses - Henry Tremenheere, Thos: Peacock

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Margaret Sincock, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly  widow    
  
  written - 12-Jan 1740 
  pages - 9  
  
  sons - Thomas, Walter, William, John
  care of children - Thomas, Walter, Willam to brother Roger Edwards 
  brother-in-law - James Urin
  witnesses - John Hanning, Richd Scaddan
  mentions - Mr Joshua Hile of Marazion
 
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Elizebeth Stephens  Illigan widow   
  
  written - 20-Dec ?  
  pages - 339 
  
  son Alexander
  Millicent?, wife of John Perry 
  John Perry 
  witnesses - Thomas Webster, Margarett Roose?

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George Stephens, Redruth yeoman    
  
  written - 4-Jul 1741 
  pages - 103/105 
  
  daughter - Joan Williams, wife of Richard
  daughter - Mary Coad, wife of Nathaniel
  daughter - Eleanor
  brother - Nicholas
  sister - Honor Hocking, wife of Andrew
  good friend - Mr John Skinner of Redruth, tabacconist
  2 sons - Nicholas, George of Redruth
  mentions - Mr Daniel Haweis Cale of Redruth, deceased
  witnesses - William Mudey Junr, William Paynter, ann Tyrrill

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John Stephens, Feock     
  
  written - 5th of 4th month 1738 
  proved - Oct 1738 
  pages - 196/198  
  
  request to be decently buried by deceased wife on the Northside 
  elder son less than 21
  mentions - his tools of husbandry
  mentions - father's rooms according to an agreement
  desire both son's lives be put on the Malls House Tenement, 
          Walter's on the Crooked Meadow
  each of daughters  less than 21 
  son - William
  friends - Thomas Constable, Joseph Tregelles
  witnesses - John William, Thomas Hueston

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Margaret Stephens , ?  widow   
  
  written - 4-Apr 1741   
  pages - 323/324 
  
  brother's son - Edward Evans
  Edward Evans, son of brother John Evans 
  kinsman - John Walkey, brother to kinswoman Thomasine Walkey
  kinswoman - Mary Puddire, Thomasine Walkey
  witnesses - Mary Kidmore?, Thos Potter

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Patiense Stevens , Camborn      
  
  written - 10-May 1738 
  proved - Feb 1738 
  pages - 266  
  
  Thomas Lander 
  Mary Launder 
  William Trevarthin's 2 children 
  Elizabeth Etchim 
  Peter Jenken's 2 children 
  Robert Launder, Mary Canty, Alice Erlim 
  Nicholas Glanville of St Just 
  mentions - John Williams
  witnesses - William Trevarthen, Alice Ethim, Eliza Jenken

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Phillipa Stephens, Redruth  widow   
  
  written - 4-Oct 1733  
  pages - 339/340 
  
  son- John
  daughter - Maudlin, wife of Stephen Michell the younger of Redruth
  mentions - John of France?, gent
  grand daughter - Phillippa Stephens, daughter of son Thomas
  grand daughter - Jane Williams, daughter of Stephen Williams of Redruth, tinner
  son - Thomas
  mentions - Sir Wm ???? Knight, deceased
  niece - Thomasine, daughter of brother John Halse, deceased  
          less than 21
  witnesses - John Cocke Junr, James Halse, mary Bradford

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Prudence Stevens, Uny: Lelant  widow    
  
  written - 23-Jan 1731 
  pages - 116/117 
  
  children 
  3 sons 
  daughter - Margarett, wife of Edward Cock
  daughter - Prudence
  witnesses - John Pearss Junr, George Stevens

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Richard Stevens, Uny: Lelant yeoman (good health)   
  
  written - 4-Jul 1735  
  pages - 75/76  
  
  wife - Elizabeth {mentions the Joynture which he formerly
         sealed upon her}
  son - John  less than 21
  daughter - Elizabeth, wife of James Richards of Uny Lelant
  daughter - Amy
  daughters - Prudence, Mary  less than 21
  son - Richard  less than 21
  witnesses - John Noalls, Chas: Worth Junr

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Thomas Stephens, Quiethiock yeoman    
  
  written - 24-Nov 1734 
  proved - 1738 
  pages - 65/66  
  
  eldest son - John
  daughter - Margarett Edvey
  wife - Mary
  son - Reginald
  witnesses - Thomas Cowll, Edward Hancock

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Thomas Stephens, St Collum Major moorman    
  
  written - 29-Oct 1739  
  pages - 145/146 
  
  wife - Ann
  mentions - William Parkins
  brother - James
  sister - Mary, wife of William Rawe of St Collumb Major, cloathier
  sister - Jenefair, wife of Francis Rundle of St Collumb major, yeoman
  2 nieces - Ann, Margarett Stephens, daughters of brother James
  nephews - William, Thomas Rawe, sons of William Rawe
  niece - Ann Rawe, daughetr of William Rawe
  nephew - James Stephens, son of brother James
  witnesses - Robt: Mannell, Philip Hornabrook, John Husband

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Thomas Stephens, St Austle yeoman    
  
  written - 20-Aug 1740 
  pages - 22/23  
  
  daughter - Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Clemens of Laddock
  daughter - Jane, wife of Peter Body of St Stephens in Brannell
  daughter-in-law - Mary Stephens, widow, relict of son
        Robert Stephens, late of St Austle, deceased
  sons - Johnson, Jonathan
  wife - Prudens
  witnesses - Peter Crapp, P Robins

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William Stephens, Lostwithiel hiltmaker    
  
  written - 6-Jun 1738 
  1738
  pages - 161  
  
  kinsman - Stephen Hancock
  aunt - Joan Alling
  daughter - Mary Stephens
  mother - Mary Stephens
  sister - Mary Hancock
  friend - Thomas Curteys of St Winnow
  witnesses - Francis Thomas, John Bone, John Thomas

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William Stephens, St Stephens by Saltash yeoman   
  
  written - 20-Aug 1735 
  pages - 364/365  
  
  father-in-law - Daniel Evans, deceased
  mentions - Mary Rouse, Dionis Rouse, deceased
  wife - Mary
  second son - ??in
  son - William
  youngest son - John
  eldest son - Dabiel
  grand daughter - Mary Stephens, daughter of son Daniel
  2 sisters - Joan, Jane Widgear
  witnesses - Ste: Fillie, John Freathy, Elizabeth Herring

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John Symons, Cuby    
  
  written - 15-Jan 1726   
  pages - 281  
  
  William Symons of Grampound 
  Thomas Symons of Cuby 
  witnesses - Wm: Tresehay, Rachael Tresehay
  sister - Jane
  John Symon's 2 children 
  Jane Lily of St Austle 
  Mary, daughter of Rober Pecking 
  Honour, daughter of Richard Notting 
  Margary, wife of Edward Brokenshire 
  Arthur & Stephen Symons 

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Sampson Symons, Penzance butcher    
  
  written - 12-Mar 1739  
  pages - 155 
  
  wife - Blanche
  sons - Sampson, William
  mentions - Mr William Tregartha
  son William & his wife 
  Nicholas Jaymar? Junr & his wife 
  John Skinner & his wife 
  witnesses - Thos Roberts, Edwd Langford, Jno Ponder

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Wilmot Tallock, Tywrdreath    
  
  written - 22-Apr 1740 
  pages - 368  
  
  ?? Loury, brother of James Lowry 
  Jane Hob, ?? Hob 
  Richard Hobb 
  Joan Hob, M?? Hob 
  Mary?, daughter of John Lawry 
  John Lawry of Tywardreath 
  Rouoxoy? Lawry 
  witnesses - Mary Brockling, Mary Johns, Richard Stuckey

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Amy Trery, St Erth  widow   
  
  written - 13-Aug 1734  
  proved - 1738 
  pages - 135/136  
  
  son - John
  daughter - Amy, wife of John wearn
  mentions - dwelling house in St Erth Church Town
         which is held of the heirs Mr Painter by lease
  other 2 daughters - Jane, Mary less than 21 (unmarried)
  Hannibal Rabland & his wife 
  eldest son - William
  witnesses - S: Collins, John Collins

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John Tuke, St Stephens near Launceston husbandman    
  
  written - 14-May 1737  
  proved - 1737-1738
  pages - 23  
  
  Joan Wood 
  Joan Tuke 
  Alice Maynard 
  Mary Tuke 
  John Burnard 
  Vincent Tuke  less than 21 
  Tho: Hendra Boroes 
  witnesses - Thomas Prout, Joan Skewes?, Wm Beansell

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Edward Warren, Whitstone yeoman   
  
  written - 22-Sep 1736 
  proved - 17-May 1739 
  pages - 324/325 
  
  nephew - John Warren & his children
  niece - Susanna Smale, wife of William of Bridgerule?
  wife - Elizabeth
  witnesses - Richard Veale, John Holman

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Nicholas Warren, Constantine   
  
  written - 20-Feb 1739  
  pages - 338/339 
  son - Edward
  
  mentions - Sr Richard Brat:?
  son Edward's children 
  all rest of grandchildren 
  sons - William, Nicholas, Edward
  witnesses - Peter Cocke, John Courtis

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Nicholas Warren, St Enoder gentleman   
  
  written - 19-Aug 1735 
  proved - May 1738 
  pages - 110/111  
  
  sons - John, William, Philip, Nicholas
  daughter - Grace Cocke
  grand son - Lewis Cocke
  Mary, Elizabeth, John, Edward William - sons & 
        daughters of sons daughter Grace Cocke
  Tabitha, Joan - daughters of daughter Mary Carvoth 
  Daniel, Alice - son & daughter of William Eaddy? 
  daughter - Joan, wife of Thomas Martyn of mitchell, carpenter
  grand daughter - Elizabeth Martyn
  son - Richard
  Philip Rawlins of Trewithian, Esq 
  William Davies of Mitchell, gent 
  witnesses - T: Tubb, Richard Martyn    

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Thomas Warrick, St Austle     
  
  written - 22-Feb 1738   
  pages - 285/286 
  
  wife - ?
  sons - Christopher, Thomas, John, William
  brother - William
  witnesses - Thomas Elyott, Richd: Puckey, Honor? Lettick

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Henry Warne, Stoke climsland tanner     
  
  written - 11-Sep 1731  
  pages - 186/187  
  
  sons - William, Henry, Thomas
  daughter - Mary Lawry
  grand son - John Lawry & his father John Lawry
  grand son - Richard Lawry & his father John Lawry
  grand son - William Lawry & his father John Lawry
  witnesses - Edwd Strook, John Littlejohn, James Ralph

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James Warne, St Pinnock yeoman   
  
  written - 6-Sep 1730  
  proved - 1737-1738
  pages - 10/11  
  
  wife - Blanch
  daughter - Joan Warne  less than 21
  cozon - Sapon Sugar of Southpetheran
  cozon - Degory Warne Junr
  son - James  less than 21
  cozon - Richard Warne
  cozon - William Warne
  John Warne of Trengale 
  Degory Warone, son of John Warne of Linkinhorne 
  witnesses - James Davis, James Davis Junr, Grace Davis  

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Susanna Warne, Liskeard  widow   
  
  written - 1-Aug 1738 
  pages - 20  
  
  eldest daughter - Elizabeth Bare
  youngest daughter - Elizabeth Bone
  grandson - Joseph Warne
  Richard Bone 
  son - John
  witnesses - John Moorshead, John Collyer, Edward Greenwood

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Thomas Warne, Higher St Collumbe yeoman    
  
  written - 22-Oct 1732 
  pages - 13 
  
  only daughter - Johan? Warne  less than 21
  wife - Elizabeth
  witnesses - Wm Davies, Wm Brabyn

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Elizebeth Wenmouth, Lansallos  widow    
  
  written - 27-Jul 1741  
  pages - 74  
  
  son - William
  daughter - Elizabeth
  Mr Arthur Tingiorube, Mr: Jas: Mellow the younger 
  witnesses - James Puckey, Grase Clarke, Joan Cle

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Rebecca Wenmouth, Fowey  widow (well advanced in years, bodily health)    
  
  written - ? 
  proved - ?  
  pages - 146/149  
  
  Thomas Treffry Esqr 
  mentions - William Borters?
  grandson - Thomas Treffry
  mentions - John Butler
  William Martin of Foweye, Batchellor in Physeck & wife Rebecca 
  grand daughters - Jane, Margaret Treffry
  daughter - Elizabeth, late wife of Vincent Giles, & now
             wife of Henry Peter of Harlyn
  mentions - certain Articles of Agreement made previous to the 
             marriage of William Martin & Rebecca
  witnesses - Joan Stec, Elizabeth Ham  

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Thomas Wheare, Pitton, Lansallos yeoman     

  written - 22-Nov 1737  
  proved - 1738-1739
  pages - 298 

  wife - Margery
  sons - Daniel, John, Abraham
  daughter - Mary Williams & her husband Humphry
  grand daughter-in-law - Hannah William
  daughters - Catherine, Grace Wheare
  witnesses - Martha Honney, John Martyn

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Thomas White, Gwinear   

  written - 6-Sep 1739 
  pages - 211/212  

  Jane Jenings/Ginings, daughter of William of Gwinear 
  Richard Wiledoceaf: of Gwinear & 6 children 
  William Ginings 
  witnesses - Abraham Olivey, Henry Trevenan

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John Wilcock, St Minver   (partial)

  written - ?
  proved - ?  
  pages - 366/? 
 
  son - ??or Wilcock
  second son - John
  third son - Richard
  grand daughter - Anne John
  grandson - Thomas Pawley
  elder daughter - wife of Thomas Pawley
  younger daughter - Phillippa Mabley, wife of Richard
  Simon Wilcock, younger ?? Son 
  witnesses - Jams Tregear, William Pawley, Mary Lloyd

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Henry Williams, Camborn tinner (aged)   

  written - 22-Feb 1732  
  pages - 212/213 

  wife - Jane
  son - Henry
  grandson - Henry & his sister Mary
  son-in-law - John Trewheela & 6 children
  2 daughters - Margery (eldest) , Christian - less than 21
  witnesses - Tho: Hockin, Miriam Hockin

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George Wood, Germoe blacksmith     

  written - 12-Sep 1739   
  pages - 48/49 

  daughter - Catherine, wife of Thomas Kitchen of Germoe
  daughter - Anne, wife of Richard Bronnfield
  daughter - Blanch, wife of Mr Daniel Goszior of Plymouth, goldsmith
  poor of Germoe 
  servant - Candace Paskoe
  apprentice - Ismael Lobb
  only son - George
  witnesses - Cha: Penneck, John Lakes:

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Thomasine Wood, Helstone  spinster    

  written - 11-Sep 1741 
  pages - 113

  kinswoman - Phillippa Pryor of Helstone, tinner
  kinsman - Francis Tregloan of Wendron, tinner
  witnesses - Tobias Roberts, Bennet Jane Junr

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Nicholas Woolcock   

  written - 5-Dec 1737 
  proved - 1738 
  pages - 222

  sister - Dorothy Williams
  son - William
  kinsman - Thomas Woolcock
  Thomas Woolcock 
  John Perdoe 
  Mary Hacks 
  William Uplines 
  sister-in-law - Mary Woolcock & Thomasine Woolcock, her daughter
  witnesses - William Peak, John Edwards
 
 

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