(Abt 1740-1824)


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  • Born: Abt 1740
  • Married: 31 Jan 1763, Crowan, Cornwall
  • Buried: 19 Apr 1824, Crowan, Cornwall

   Research Notes:

The Will of Thomas Trewhela dated 22 March 1824

15th. June 1824
Will of Thomas Trewhela Yeo deced proved in Common Form before Cornelius Cardew Clk DD? Official etc And Admion of all & singular the Goods etc of the said deced and any way concerning his said Will was granted to Ann Harvey (wife of William Harvey) and William Edmunds the Executors named in the said Will
Being first Sw etc Sav etc No Invry
No 132 P94 ? Stp £2

The last Will and Testament of Thomas Trewhela now residing in the parish of Crowan in Cornwall, farmer, who being of sound mind, memory and understanding do bequeath all my wordly goods as follows-
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Ann Harvey the dwelling house on the moor now occupied by Thomas Trewhela the younger during the lives.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Martha Williams the dwelling house occupied by Christ Harvey during the lives and also the sum of five pounds six months after my death.
I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Trewhela the house he now lives in during the lives. I also give him one annuity or rent charge of five pounds to be paid to him quarterly during his life out of my tenements in Pellow, if my estate and interest shall so long continue in either of the said tenements.
I give and bequeath unto William Edmonds the house in Pellow Townplace during the lives.
I give and bequeath unto Esther Pascoe my daughter the sum of five pounds to be paid six months after my death.
I also give and bequeath unto each of my grandchildren, the children of my sons John and Benjamin,
five pounds to be paid six months after my death.
All the rest residue and remainder of my goods chattles credits and effects of which I shall be possessed and of which nature so ever the same may be after payment of my just debts and legacies I give and bequeath unto my daughter Ann Harvey and William Edmunds their Executors Administrators and Assigns and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint the said Ann Harvey and William Edmunds, Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills and do declare this only to be my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty second day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four.
Signed sealed and delivered
by the said Thomas Trewhela
the Testator as and for his last
Will and Testament in
presence of ---- (signed & sealed) Thomas Trewhela
Pearce? Rogers
Francis Pool, of Crowan Churchtown


Thomas Trewhela died aged 84 years (burial record) 1

   Marriage Information:

Thomas married Martha BLEWETT, daughter of Edward BLEWETT and Anne COCK, on 31 Jan 1763 in Crowan, Cornwall. (Martha BLEWETT was christened on 19 Feb 1737 in Gwithian, Cornwall and was buried on 11 Mar 1824 in Crowan, Cornwall.)

   Marriage Notes:

Thomas Trewheela of Crowan, blacksmith, and Martha Blewet of Crowan, spinster

Married after Banns

Witnesses: Henry Odger, John Brown


1 Cornwall Records Office (CRO), AP/T/3876.

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