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Cornelius Cayley (1644 - bef. 1734)

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Cornelius Cayley
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Cornelius Cayley was christened at Brompton-by-Sawdon, Yorkshire on 14 August 1644. He was a barrister who practised in Yorkshire and London. He matriculated at Gray's Inn, London on 27 November 1663 and was called to the Bar on 11 February 1669. In 1717-1718 he was closely involved in the exposure of an elaborate attempted fraud at Hackness (near Scarborough, Yorkshire) involving supposed appearances of a ghost. [1] He lived at York, Yorkshire, England. His Will, dated 15 April 1724, was proved at York on 15 March 1734.


  1. Hackness Manuscripts and Accounts, pub. Yorkshire Archaeological Society

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