Houghton VIVIAN
Matthew VIVIAN of Goon Gumpas
(Abt 1754-1843)
Jenefer ("Jane") MORCOM
Samuel VIVIAN Gent.


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Samuel VIVIAN Gent.

  • Born: 1790, Gwennap, Cornwall
  • Christened: 12 May 1790, Gwennap, Cornwall
  • Married: Abt 1815
  • Died: 3 May 1863, Truro, Cornwall

   Research Notes:

Named in the Will of his brother Joseph.


1841 England Census:

Age given: 50 years
Birthplace given: Cornwall
Dwelling Place: Goon Gumpas, Gwennap, Cornwall
Occupation: Mine Agent

With Alex. Vivian, copper co. agent, and his wife Jane.


1851 England Census:

Age given: 60 years
Birthplace given: Gwennap, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: Royal Oak Inn, Tavistock, Devon, England
Occupation: Copper Mine Agent
Status: widowed

Lodging with Thomas & Ann Percy


1861 England Census:

Age given: 70 years
Birthplace given: Gwennap, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: Walsingham Place, Kenwyn, Cornwall
Occupation: Retired Mine Agent
Status: widowed

Lodging with William & Ann Trewholla.


Samuel Vivian, late of the borough of Truro in the County of Cornwall, gentleman. Will proved at Bodmin 26 Oct 1863 by Henry Clarke Vivian of Truro, accountant, the son and sole executor.

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941, p. 39

   Marriage Information:

Samuel married Anna Maria POLKINGHORN, daughter of Francis POLKINGHORN and Elizabeth CLARK, about 1815. (Anna Maria POLKINGHORN was born in 1787, christened on 30 Dec 1787 in St. Austell, Cornwall and was buried on 6 Apr 1844 in Tywardreath, Cornwall.)

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