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Probus Cornwall
Is an ancient place; was once a market town... Pop.1,353. Houses, 285... The manor ... belongs now to H. Hawkins, Esq. Trehane is the seat of the Rev. W. Stack-house. Walvedon was forfeited, in the time of Eliz... more
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red mail Spry Farm Probus-Leslie Pearn
I believe that my father Leslie Pearn worked on Spry Farm Probus in the late 1920's -early 1930's. Does anyone know of such a farm in that era? I have been told it was off the main street near Probus Square.My father would have just left school at the age of 14 and I believe it was his first job.He was a farm labourer.
red mail john huddy probus born about 1826
i am looking for information on my gggrandfather john huddy. he was born in probus in about 1826. he married elizabeth uren in october 1852. they had two sons john born 1854 probus and henry born 1856 gwennap. hope someone out there may know of my family
red mail Stevens
looking for connections to James Andrew Stevens born Cornwall, sailed to Australia on Navarino in 1837. I am going to England next month & would like more info to look up. I am a descandant of his through George Andrew Stevens born 1 - 8 - 1881
Born Probus in 1849. Son of Edward, 1825 and Elizabeth Jane (unknown) 1833. Henry's siblings were, Edward 1855, Ellen 1857, John 1859, William 1861, Freddy and Joseph 1863 Roseland Laura 1867 and Kate 1869. Henry, his father, and his brother Edward were all lead miners. The family lived in the parish of S. Austell until the early 1850s then moved to Quethiock. Henry married Grace Ann PASCOE 1848, daughter of John and Mary Ann Pascoe nee Dennis in 1868 in Truro. Their first child Thomas John RICKARD was born in 1870 when the couple were living in the parish of S. Clements. The family left with the BROGDEN railway construction company for New Zealand aboard the "Chile" in 1872. with one of Grace's brothers Hugh Trounce and Harriet Jane PASCOE nee CHEGWIDDEN and their son Edward.
red mail Probus poor house
I would like to find out more about the village of Probus in the 1800s. In particular the poor houses and Trelowthus. This is where most of my ancestors lived during this time. Their Surname was Webb. Grace Webb b.1849 Lostwithiel is enumerated as living in poorhouse 1881,1891,and 1901. In 1901 Graces daughter Louisa is enumerated as living and working at Trelowthus. I would just like to know a bit more about their living conditions and working life. I believe Trelowthus is a farm. Does it still exist? Many Thanks. Shirley
Abendigoe Dabb
Looking for info on Abendigoe Dabb born about 1620 and married Faith Hoskin, They had Margaret Dabb chr. 28 Nov 1656 in Probus and died 08 May 1720 also in Probus, this Margaret Dabb married 17 Jan 1682 to Richard Jewell
Mathew Jewell & Elizabeth Dyer
Mathew born 1690 in Probas married Elizabet Dyer and had Mathew chr. 1726 and married Anne Entry. Mathew and Anne had Mathew Jewell chr. 06 Nov 1749 and married Sarah Teague. They had Daniel Jewell and he marrried Jane Tremethick. Any help
red mail Looking for Fugler
Augustus Fugler & Family lived in Probus 1859, Father Richard Fugler born abt.1827, I am trying to find details of the parents of Richard Fugler. Has anyone got any ideas? Where do I look next?
Was Grace Pappin actually Grace Peppin / Peping? Given that Grace Pappin were of Probus family circa 1750 - 1850, and that her children were Thomas Morcomb (bpt.1813), Jonathon (bpt. 1818), Mary Ann (bpt. c1821), Richard (bpt 1824) and Henry (bpt.1826), and that Grace marr. Thomas Teague - although none of her children bear his surname - does any of the following fit in with her family history? 1) Thomas MORCOMB, bapt. 6.4.1792 at St. Enoder ( Truro / St. Austell ), son of John & Elizabeth (nee Williams) MORCOMB. ( John Morcomb (bapt. 2.2.1750 at St. Columb Minor) was son of John MORCOMB & Jane ROBERTS, them married 22.2.1747 at St. Mawgan-in-Pydar, Lanherne-RC ). The MORCOMB family are ancestors of the TRESISE family of Mawnan Smith. 2) Thomas MORCOMB’s sisters were Grace & Elizabeth, his brothers George, Richard, William, John, and, Josiah ( Josiah was one of the ancestors of the TRESISE family of Mawnan Smith ). All were baptised between January 1790 and April 1819, and all but for William, John, and, Josiah ( all baptised at St. Mawgan ) were baptised at St. Enoder ( Truro / St. Austell ). 3) Edward TEAGUE married Catherine PEPPIN, in December 1826, at Redruth parish church of St. Uny. 4) Weddings of Mary Ann PEPPINs are recorded upon 20.4.1826 at Falmouth, to Hugh GEORGE, and, upon 11.2.1832 at Lanlivery (Lostwithiel), to Peter HILL. 5) A Mary Anne Peppin LUXMORE is on record - it is not known whether she assumed the LUXMORE name upon her marriage. She were of Kenwyn, Truro. An Henry LUXMORE were clerk of Saville Row, London, in 1854, and, the Rev. Henry LUXMORE of London in 1875, he taking title to deeds of property in Probus on 7.3.1854 with Thomas Stackhouse CARLYON of Leicester ( ? also of Trehane, Probus, and, Tregrehan, St. Blazey, nr. St. Austell ? ), the title of the property there passing from Loveday Sarah GREGOR ( nee GLANVILLE ) & her son of Trewarthenick, Tregony, nr. Truro. Mary Anne Peppin LUXMORE became Mary Anne Peppin PAUL upon marriage in 1828 to William PAUL, Gent, them buying Southleigh in Lemon Street, Truro. William PAUL died in 1841. Mary Anne Peppin PAUL became Mary Anne Peppin ROBERTS upon her second marriage in 1850, her second husband being Joseph ROBERTS, Gent, solicitor of Truro, who had been in partnership with William PAUL. ( Note : the Peppin family may be of Huguenot descent, the Huguenots having tradition of women keeping their family name upon marriage ). 6) Henry PAPPIN bapt. 1826, may or may not be Henry PEPING born c1830 at Probus, he marrying Jane ( b. c1831 at St. Tue or Tuo (?) - could this be St. Ewe ? ). Children born to this couple - with birthplace in brackets - were Grace Ann b. 1861 (St. Austell), George b. 1863 (St. Austell), Elizabeth b. 1866 (Plymouth), Annie b. 1869 (Hennock ( ?or Hennocknowle?), Devon ), and Matilda b. 1872 ( Liskeard ). Two older daughters were born also ( ... could one be Loveday Gertrude b. 1855 (Helston)?....). If the PEPPIN / PEPING family were of Huguenot descent, then residence in Plymouth would be significant, as there were an Huguenot settlement in East Stonehouse, Plymouth. .... The Hennock connection is believed to be with mining.... 7) Were the PEPPIN / PEPING / PAPPIN family / families associated with the notable Cornish families of GREGOR ( see above ) and MOYLE ( of Bake (sic), near St. Germans) ? Or even the CARLYONS ? Can anyone here make any connections between these disparate notes? Would be most grateful for a lead. Thanks.
red mail William Harris
Looking for help in finding information on William Harris, married to Hannah ??. They had one daughter Elizabeth born in 1821 and christened in Probus on 3rd June 1821. She married John May from Feock. I've been able to link forward from Elizabethto myself. If anyone has information on William or indeed is interested in the connection forward please let me know.
red mail Pappin
I am interested in the Pappin family who lived in Probus circa 1750 to 1850, in particular GRACE PAPPIN born 1791 who gave birth to five illegitimate children, These were Thomas Morcomb bapt 1813;Jonathan bapt 1818; Mary Ann circa 1821;Richard bapt 1824 and Henry bapt 1826. In 1823 Grace married Thomas Teague but children born after this date are shown as base born and had the surname Pappin and not Teague. Any ideas on this too would be more than welcome. Thanks.

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