Sessions held at Bodmin

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Details of Sessions held at Bodmin
Title: Sessions held at Bodmin
Reference: QS/1/6/519-534
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QS/1/6/519

 

Justices: Sir Christopher Hawkins, Sir John Morshead; John Lemon, Edmund John Glyn, David Howell, esqs; Hon. John Eliot; Henry Hawkins Tremayne, clerk; Revd William Flamank, D.D.; Edmund Gilbert, William Sandys, John Molesworth, Benjamin Forster, John Bennet, Joseph Pomery, clerks; Thomas Graham; and others.

 

Jury: John Cole, Nicholas Grose, William Marshall, Thomas Spear, John Helyar, Nicholas Vivian, Thomas Hawke, William Cayzer, William Tinney, William Hill, Water [sic] Hooper, George Coath, Jonathan Wherry, Rundle Hunkin, William Cole, George Wilce, Samuel Burton, Robert Lean, John Pearce, John Lean, Thomas Dyer, Robert Hawke, John Parkin, gents.

 

Presentments of highways in Linkinhorne, St Ervan, St Columb Major, Lezant, Talland and Launceston: continued to next sessions.

 

Six gaol and marshalsea rates to be levied and paid to Edward Coode, jun., gent., Vice-Treasurer.

 

QS/1/6/520

 

Appeal by Gwennap against order of 6 Sept. 1798 for the removal of William Jenkins (13), pauper, from Kenwyn to Gwennap: order reversed; Kenwyn to pay Gwennap costs.

 

QS/1/6/521

 

Appeal by Stithians against order of 5 Sept. 1798 for the removal of Mary (11), Susanna (10) and Martha (9), children of Francis Jenkin and wife Mary, both deceased, from St Gluvias to Stithians: order confirmed; Stithians to pay St Gluvias costs.

 

Charles Reed of Bodmin, cabinet-maker and William Reynolds of Bodmin, labourer, took the oaths for protestant dissenting ministers.

 

QS/1/6/522

 

John Davey, master, and John Williams, mate, both of the sloop Nancy of Fowey, swore that, on 17 July 1798, they shipped at Plymouth 162 bushels of British fishery salt, bound for Thomas Raby of Fowey, fish-curer; after arrival, the sloop accidentally fell on her side and sprung a leak, starting some of her trunnels [probably large oval shallow tubs], causing a loss of 15 bushels; the loss not being due to defect in the sloop or negligence by the crew.

 

John Roberts, master, and Merrick Williams, mate, both of the brigantine True Briton of Carnarvon, swore that, on 28 Aug. 1798, they shipped at Liverpool 5,031 bushels of British fishery-salt, bound for Thomas Were Fox of Falmouth, fish-curer; on the voyage, stormy weather caused the loss of 169 bushels, not due to defect in the vessel of negligence by the crew.

 

QS/1/6/523

 

Samuel Garmon, master, and Thomas Hyde, mate, both of the brigantine Enterprize of Ipswich, swore that, on 31 Aug. 1798, they shipped from Liverpool 5,600 bushels of British fishery-salt, bound for Messrs George Croker Fox and Sons of Falmouth, merchants and fish-curers; on the voyage, stormy weather caused 212 bushels to be lost, not due to defect in the vessel or negligence of the crew.

 

William Pascoe, master, and Robert Richards, mate, both of the sloop James and Elizabeth of Falmouth, swore that, on 18 Aug. 1798, they shipped at Falmouth 1,065 bushels of British fishery salt, bound for Messrs George Croker Fox and Sons at Fowey, fish-curers; on the voyage, stormy weather caused the loss of 90 bushels, not due to defect in the vessel or negligence of the crew.

 

QS/1/6/524

 

Hugh Retallack, mate, and William Pascoe, mariner, both of the sloop Endeavour of Falmouth, swore that on [blank] they shipped at [blank] 1,410 bushels of British fishery-salt, bound for George Croker Fox and Sons at Gorran Haven in the port of Fowey, merchants and fish-curers; on the voyage, stormy weather caused the loss of 33 bushels, not due to defect in the vessel or negligence of the crew.

 

Griffith Griffiths, master, and Robert Roberts, mate, both of the sloop Helen of Barmouth, swore that, on 8 Sept. 1798, they shipped at [blank] 400 bushels of British fishery-salt, bound for John Batten at Newlyn in the port of Penzance, merchant and fish-curer; on the voyage, stormy weather caused the loss of 80 bushels, not due to defect in the vessel or negligence of the crew.

 

QS/1/6/525

 

William Williams, master, and Hugh Williams, mate, both of the sloop Sydney of Porthelly, swore that, on 12 May 1797, they shipped at Liverpool 2,400 bushels of British fishery-salt, bound for Thomas Were Fox at Mousehole in the port of Penzance, merchant and fish-curer; on the voyage, stormy weather caused the loss of 134 bushels, not due to defect in the vessel or negligence of the crew.

 

Presentment of highways in Liskeard: discharged.

 

Presentment of highways in St Mabyn: discharged.

 

Seventeen rates to be levied for paying the bounties and charges for raising a body of miners in Cornwall and Devon for defence of the kingdom during the present war, to be paid to Edward Coode, jun., gent., Vice-Treasurer, on 12 Nov. 1798 at his office in St Austell.

 

QS/1/6/526

 

One bridge rate to be levied and paid to John Symons, gent., Surveyor of Bridges (east).

 

Surveyor of Bridges to put Lametton Bridge and the road belonging thereto into good repair.

 

Appeal of Crantock against order of 6 Sep. 1798 for the removal of Mary George, wife of Martin George, seaman, children Annekiah (6), Martin (3) and Bennett (1) from Kea to Crantock: order confirmed; Crantock to pay Kea costs.

 

QS/1/6/527

 

James Snell; in custody for want of sureties to indemnify Kenwyn re bastardy: continued to next sessions.

 

Recognizances of Tobias Atkins and Joseph Vessey to appear for assault and misdemeanour: discharged.

 

James Long; in custody for want of sureties to indemnify Redruth re bastardy: discharged.

 

John Lobb, Charles Lobb, Henry Cossentine, Henry Lobb and Joseph Lobb; inducted for assault, pleaded guilty: each fined 1d.

 

Grace Penrose; in custody for being an idle and disorderly person in Manaccan: discharged.

 

Gregory Nicholls and William Eastlake; in custody for being persons of ill fame, also suspected of being pilferers: discharged.

 

QS/1/6/528

 

Pentecost Gilbert; in custody for being a person of ill fame and keeping a disorderly house in St Clement: discharged.

 

Recognizances:

 

Robert Barnes of Gulval cordwainer, £20; and Nicholas Pinch of Bodmin, cordwainer, £20, for Constance, wife of Robert Barnes to appear at next sessions.

 

Philip Chalk of Budock, miller, indicted for assault, pleaded guilty: fined 1d.

 

Thomas Wills; in custody for having run away and left his family chargeable to St Agnes: discharged.

 

John Mennear; in custody for want of sureties to indemnify St Breock re bastardy: discharged.

 

Two presentments of highways in Wendron: discharged.

 

QS/1/6/529

 

James Butteries; in custody for want of sureties to indemnify St Stephen by Launceston re bastardy: discharged.

 

George John Blewett, esq., and Richard Wright; pleaded guilty to assault: fined 1d each.

 

John Trevorrow; in custody for want of sureties to indemnify Lelant re bastardy: continued to next sessions.

 

John Uren; in custody for want of sureties to indemnify Lelant re bastardy: continued to next sessions.

 

Recognizances:

 

William Treloar of Wendron, tinner, £40; and Daniel Treloar of Wendron, tinner, £20, for William Treloar to appear at next sessions.

 

QS/1/6/530

 

Recognizances:

 

William Treloar of Wendron, tinner, £40; and David Treloar of Wendron, tinner, £20, for William Treloar to keep the peace, particularly towards [blank] until next sessions.

 

Christopher Lean, jun., of Blisland, yeoman, £40; & Christopher Lean sen., of Blisland, yeoman, £20, for Christopher Lean, jun. to appear at next sessions.

 

William Blamey of St Neot, tinner, £40; and Joseph Strike of St Neot, blacksmith, £20, for William Blamey to appear at next sessions.

 

QS/1/6/531

 

Mary Hicks, late of Liskeard, spinster, and Ann Hicks, late of Liskeard, spinster; convicted for taking one piece of bread, value 2d., and other articles, the property of James Roberts: Mary Hicks 12 months' hard labour; Ann Hicks 6 months' hard labour.

 

John Oliver, late of St Keyne, labourer, convicted for taking one check shirt, value 6d., the property of Peter Toy: 2 years' hard labour, and public whipping in the market place in Bodmin on Saturday, 13 Oct. next, and also at the end of his sentence, unless he voluntarily enters the Navy before 13 Oct.

 

Ann Manuel, late of Kenwyn, spinster, and Joanna Manuel, late of Kenwyn, labourer; acquitted of taking one yard of linen, value 6d., and others articles, the property of Edmund Paul.

 

QS/1/6/532

 

Richard Trevascus, late of Phillack, labourer; acquitted of taking one gold ring, value 6d., the property of John Harris.

 

Ann Medlin, late of St Teath, spinster, and Mary Kate, late of St Teath, spinster, indicted for taking a gold guinea, the property of John Brown: Ann Medlin acquitted; Mary Kate 1 month's hard labour.

 

Ann Medlin, late of St Teach, spinster; convicted of taking 21 faggots of furze, the property of John Brown: 12 months' hard labour.

 

QS/1/6/533

 

Recognizances of Humphry Trembath of Gulval, yeoman, to keep the peace: estreated.

 

Presentment of highways in Bodmin: discharged.

 

Fine of £60 imposed on Launceston for not repairing highways.

 

Appeal of Constantine against order of 11 Aug. 1798 for the removal of John Medlyn, Ann Arminal, his wife, and children Arminal (10), Elizabeth (8), John (5), Jane (2) and Ann (3 mo.), from Sithney to Constantine: lodged and continued to next sessions.

 

QS/1/6/534

 

Rules and regulations of a friendly society at Launceston, St Mary Magdalene, approved.

Date: 4 October 1798
Held by: Cornwall Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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