Richard BENNET of Lawhitton, Esq.
Named in his father's will
Will dated 16 Aug 1619, proved 31 May 1620...
Exors: wife Mary and son Robt. (under 21); poor of Lawhitton, of Lostwithiell and prisoners in his Highness' prisons there; Overseers: friend Mr. John Cole, parson of Lawhitton; my estate in manor of Lawhitton; Iands called Eneham Tresselland Cathamatha, in parish of Lezant; my 2 daughters Mary and Anne (both under 18); my mother Clobery; my sister and brother; Robt. Arnold; lands in Northbrent, parish of Lamerton; Steven Tavernor; John Jope; Rd. Nicholls; tents, in Lower Hexworthye; son Oliver; carriage way fr. Dewcombe North park through town place of hou. wh. I dwell to Green Park, through sd. park to my Iands called Averyganes; manor of Botboroughe; son Wm.; Iands in Tregaydo and next the com- mon Park there, in the occ. of my mother, and of John Beare and his wife.
Witnesses: John Cole, John Jope, Richard Nicholls. (Adm. granted 31 May 1620, to Marie Bennet, relict, during minority of Robt. Bennet, son of deceased.; adm. granted 19 Mar. 1622-23, to Robt. Bennet.)
Inq. p.m. 20 Jas. I, Wards and Liveries, B. 27, No. 112
The Visitation of the County of Cornwall in the year 1620, Bennet of Lawhitton, p. 27
Abstracts of wills in the Prerogative court of Canterbury at Somerset house, London, England
Richard married Mary CLOBERY, daughter of Oliver CLOBERY of Bradston, Devon and Anne KEKEWICH. (Mary CLOBERY was buried on 17 Dec 1658 in Lawhitton, Cornwall.)