Reinold KING of Gwinear
James CRASE of Gwithian
(Est 1645-1708)
Katherine KING
James CRASE of Gwithian


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James CRASE of Gwithian

  • Christened: 2 Aug 1675, Phillack, Cornwall 1
  • Married: 10 Nov 1705, Gwithian, Cornwall 2
  • Buried: 16 Nov 1747, Gwithian, Cornwall 3

  Orthographic variation: CRAZE

  General Notes:

compiler's 6 x great grandfather

  Research Notes:

James Crase of Gwithian died intestate. Thomas Crase of Gwithian in the county of Cornwall, tinner, John Cock & Chas. Hocking both of the same place, yeomen, paid bond of £100 for Administration of the goods and chattels of the said deceased.

On 6 May 1748 inventory and bond upon the Administration of the goods of one James Craze lately intestate deceased, granted to Thomas Craze the natural and lawful son of the said deceased, Jane Craze the widow & relict of the said deceased under her hand & seal first renouncing. 4

An Inventory of the goods and chattels that James Crase of the parish of Gwithian lately deceased died possessed of taken the 30th day of December 1747/8 by us William Stickland & Roger Cock.

For purse and wearing apparrell —— £10 0s. 0d.
Goods in the kitchen: one large brass pan and two other pans, one brass kettle, two iron kettles, one crock, two beaudesses —— £4 0s. 0d.

Three large pewter dishes, one & half dozen of plates ——

£0 15s. 0d.

Three kives a cubboard & stools ——

£0 12s. 0d.
Goods in the hall: one large table board, frame forme & binches —— £0 8s. 0d.
Goods in the cellar: cyder £1 0s. 0d., ale 10s., cask & --orse 12s. —— £2 2s. 0d.
Goods in the hall chamber: one old table board & forms —— £0 5s. 0d.
Goods in the kitchen chamber: two beedsteads —— £0 10s. 0d.

One feather tye and one dust tye both old ——

£1 1s. 0d.

Two ruggs two pair blanketts, one pair sheets ——

£1 5s. 0d.

Hopps . . . . . . . , one old chest 2s. cubboard 3s. ——

£1 1s. 0d.
Out of doors: two old horses —— £2 2s. 0d.

One sow ——

£0 5s. 0d.
In the stable: one wheelbarrow 3s., hay 7s. —— £0 10s. 0d.
Things unseen & forgotten —— £0 7s. 6d.
  £25 3s. 6d.

  Marriage Information:

James married Jane GERRY on 10 Nov 1705 in Gwithian, Cornwall. (Jane GERRY was buried on 27 Sep 1753 in Gwithian, Cornwall.)


1 Phillack Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Gwithian Parish Registers, Marriages.

3 Ibid., Burials.

4 CRO AP/C/3550.

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