Catalogue description Records of the Leah family of Paul

This record is held by Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office)

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Title: Records of the Leah family of Paul
Description:

DEEDS OF TITLE

 

Paul (mainly Newlyn, Tredavoe, Trewarveneth Vean)

 

Penzance

 

Mixed parishes

 

Marriage settlements, trusteeships, etc.

 

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

 

Mainly Paul (Newlyn, Tredavoe, Trewarveneth Vean, etc.); some Gunwalloe, St. Just in Penwith, St. Keyne, Liskeard, Madron and Penzance; also Stonehouse, Devon, and advowson of St. Keyne

 

INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL

 

Mining, quarrying, banking

 

FAMILY

 

Wills and probate

 

Ecclesiastical licences, etc.

 

Other papers

 

CHARITY

 

Stephen Hutchens' charity trust, Paul

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Date: 1677-1967
Held by: Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office), not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Leah family of Paul, Cornwall

Physical description: 9 subfonds
Immediate source of acquisition:

Accession no. 2630, 3917

 

Deposited by Mrs. W. C. Beagley, on 8th October, 1979, and March 1988

Administrative / biographical background:

The Leah properties, accumulated mostly in the late eighteenth century, passed by inheritance to Dr. Thomas Leah of Stonehouse, Devon, and then in turn to his son, Dr. Noy Leah (died c. 1938), and his two daughters. After the sale of the property, the deeds and other documents were inherited by Mrs. Beagley as the only grandchild.

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