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James Thomas (abt. 1716 - 1751)

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James Thomas
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Baptized ST Clement 25 September 1716


Ref No. X538/3-4

Title Conveyance,houses and gardens, St Clement Street,Truro

Date 24-25 Jul 1747

Format Manuscript

Extent 2 Items

Description Parties: 1) The Reverend Joshua Howell, Lanreatj,clerk and Dunnet his wife,nee Dunnett Hawes 2) James Thomas,St Clement,tanner,son and heir of John Thomas formerly of St Clement, tanner deceased 3) Richard Hussey, borough of Truro,esquire 4) Francis Hearle,St Clement, Widow 5) John Ferris, tanner. Recital of mortage, £100, lease and release, of 26th and 27th January 1738 between a) John Thomas,St Clements, tanner and b) Dunnet Haweis,Redruth,spinster; house in possession of Thomas Tregian as decided , then in possession of a) in Clements Street; house near east end of Clements Street formerly on possession of Patience Avery,widow,then in possession of Jane Davie; house with garden and orchard, joining to west of last mentioned premises,in Clements Street. Lately in possession of John Symons, then a), a) failed to pay. 1) entitled to mortaged premises through marriage. John Thomas deceased.Equity of redemption came to 2). £107 10 shillings due on mortage to 1) 4) agreed with 2) for sale of mortgaged premises for £141 1 shilling Conveyance,lease and release; £107 10 shillings, 4) to 10; £33 11 shillings, 4) to 2) and 2) to 4), three houses in Clements Street of recital. Witnessed; Mary Huddy,Charles Huddy,H W Mander,Epraim Poynter

C1/1/363/22 Counterpart lease for lives,messuage and tenement,Clements Street. 29th Sep 1734.


1 piece

Parties; 1) The Right Honorable Henry, Earl of Radnor and John Laroche, Attorney of St James,Westminster,Middlesex. 2) John Thomas Barber of Truro,Cornwall, Property; Messuage and Tenement,dwelling house and garden,Clements Street,Truro,Cornwall, Formerly in possession of Catharine Phillipps,Widow,Consideration: £16 10 shillings. Term: 99 years,or the natural lives of James Thomas (16 years), John Thomas (14 years) and Elizabeth Thomas (11 years) sons and daughter of party 3). Annual rent: £1

CL/1. Estate Deeds CL/1. Deeds and Leases,Truro Manor

Ref No. CL/1/363/36

Title. Counterpart lease for lives, messuage and tenement, Truro Date. 3 Mar 1748

Format Manuscript

Extent 1 piece

Description Dated 3 March 1747/1748. Parties: 1) Mary Vere Hunt, Widow,of Chester,Cheshire. 2) James Thomas, Tanner, of St Clements,Cornwall. Property: Messuage and Tenement with backside and garden adjoining the bridge called East Bridge,Truro,Cornwall,gives boundaries. Part of Truro Manor. Consideration: £50. Term: 99 years or the natural lives of Joseph Trenerry (10 years) son of William Trenerry,and William Allen (13 years),son of Cuthbert Allen, Mariner,Annual rent: 40 shillings, one capon or 12 pence. Heriot: 10 shillings

QS. Quarter Sessions

QS/1. Quarter Sessions Order Books

QS/1/2 Quarter Sessions Order Book

,Ref No OS/1/2/57

Title Sessions held at Lostwithiel ,page 57

Date. 11 July 1749


Petty Constables of St Keverne to attend next session to explain their refusal to pay Hugh Lyne, High Constable of Kerrier, 16 shillings 6d, a portion of a Gaol & Marshalsea Rate. Bridewell at Bodmin to be repaired under the inspection of Sir John Molesworth. £11 1 shilling 6d. to be levied on Hundred of Powder as a Gaol & Marshalsea Rate not collected. Prince Forster; confessed to a misdemeanor:fined 6d. Recognizance to appear at next sessions: Edward Francis of St Clement (Richard Thahar of Truro, and James Thomas of St Clement, sureties) James Francis of Kenwyn,miller;indicted for scandalous words;quashed. Recognizances to attend next session: John Hellier of Talland Jonathan Hellier of Talland surety Jonathan Hellier of Talland John Hellier of Talland,surety Giles Williams,in Bridewell as idle to be discharged.

Reference CL/1/101

Description To James Thomas,tanner

Consideration: fine of £50 Property; tenement ect. adjoining the East Bridge on the south and west with the river,on the north with Clements Street,formerly in the possession of Thomas Tregen,deceased,then John Thomas, tanner.

Term: 99 years: on lives of Joseph (10) son of William Dungey of Truro,butcher and William (13) son of Cuthbert Allen of St Clements mariner,reversionary after death of Richard Tregennow of St Clements,mariner. Rent 40/-

Estate reference no 43

Held by Cornwall Record Office

X538. Furniss and Company, Biscuit Manufacturers.

Ref No X538/1-2

Title Conveyance,houses and gardens,St Clement Street Truro.

Date. 1-2 Nov 1738

Format. Manuscript

Extent. 2 items

Description Parties: 1) Richard Hussey,borough of Truro, gentleman 2) John Thomas, St Clement,tanner Conveyance,lease and release, 1) to 2), House in occupation by Thomas Tregian as decided and then in possession of 2) in St Clement Street. House and garden near eastern end of St Clement Street formerly in occupation by Patience Averye,widow,the in possession of Jane Davies.House with garden and orchard,adjoining west with last mentioned premises,in St Clement Street Formerly in possession of John Symons,then in possession of 2). Consideration: £90. Witnessed; H W Mander,Nicholas Tresise. Endorsed, 'Deeds relative to Staddon Bridge premises'


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