(Abt 1540-1598)
Johan/Jane HARRY
John WHITA of Camborne


Family Links

1. Wenyfriede WILLIAMS

2. Elizabeth GILBERT

John WHITA of Camborne

  • Christened: 8 Sep 1592, Gwithian, Cornwall 1
  • Married (1): 22 Nov 1618, Gwithian, Cornwall 2
  • Married (2): 26 May 1630, Camborne, Cornwall 3
  • Buried: 28 Jul 1667, Gwithian, Cornwall 4

   Orthographic variation: WHITE

  Research Notes:

Named in the will of his father-in-law Humphrey Williams of Gwithian (1639).


The Will of John White of the Parish of Camborne and County of Cornwall, written 1 May 1659, proved 16 Sep 1667. 5

(Names of family members shown in bold)

I John White of the parish of Cambron in the County of Cornwall beinge perfect in memory although sick in body doe make this my last will and testament in manner and form as followeth:

First, I doe recommend my soule into the hands of Almighty god hopinge through Jesus christ my sinns are pardoned and that he? is reconciled by the bload of christ: and my body I doe recommend to the Earth: havinge sure hope of a glad and joifull resurrection in the day of christ.

It: I give to my daughter Grace the wife of Henry Eles Tenn Shillings.

It: I give to Jane the wife of John Michell ——— Tenn Shillings.

It: I give unto each of my granchildren two Shillings sixpence.

It: I give unto Richard White my kinsman Forty Shillings and my best suit of Aparrell three years after my decease: my meaning is that at the three yearly end: he shall be pd by my executor twenty Shillings at the fourth yeare and twenty Shillings the fift yeare.

It: I give unto my daughter Jane Tenn Shillings besides what formerly I have given her.

It: It is my will that my sonn in law Thomas Harris shall pay with my wife whome I have made my executor the one halfe of such legacies as I have given acordinge to the agreement in marriage betweene him and my daughter. — In Wittness hereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale the day and yeare first above written.

Signe of John White

Sealed Signed and delivered in the presence of

William Stevens
Benate Wies

Moreover Whereas I have promised by Articels of Agreemente between John Harrys the father of Thomas Harrys my Sonn in lawe to seale him a Deede of assignment of the one haulfe of my goodes and Chattels of lands & goods My Will is that he shall have the one haulfe of all my goods & Chattels moveable & unmoveable equall with my executor emideatelye after my Dessese & all the land after my executors Deaseasse according to the true intent and meaning of former agreements wittness hereunto my signe

the signe of John White

John Harrys
Richard Harrys

A Trew and perfect in ventory of all the goods of John White of the Parish of Cambron decessed praysed by Francis Hocking and Bennett Cock the thirteenth day of September 1667.

Impr: his purse and wearing cloaths —— £01 10s 00d
It: the Corne . . . . . . . —— £-- 02s 00d
It: 4 Cows and one heffer —— £04 00s 00d
It: 4 young bullocks —— £04 00s 00d
It: 1 Calfe —— £00 05s 00d
It: 2 horses and 1 Coult —— £03 10s 00d
It: 17 Sheepe —— £03 05s 00d
It: 3 piggs and 3 R------ —— £00 15s 00d
It: for Goose and Poultry —— £00 03s 00d
It: for Turkeys —— £00 03s 00d
It: for bedding —— £04 00s 00d
It: 3 pans —— £01 10s 00d
It: 1 Crock —— £00 10s 00d
It: for Putor —— £00 10s 00d
It: 1 bord and frame —— £00 07s 00d
It: 1 ould Chest and 1 Chere? —— £00 05s 00d
It: 1 Cive? and 1 barrell —— £00 06s 00d
It: 1 Sheet and 2 Sacks —— £00 05s 00d
It: for Dishes and spoons —— £00 01s 00d
It: 2 Sears? —— £00 01s 00d
It: for halfe a payre of and---- and half a spit —— £00 03s 00d
It: for 1 Brandis —— £00 01s 00d

  Marriage Information:

John married Wenyfriede WILLIAMS, daughter of Humphrie WILLIAMS and Margaret, on 22 Nov 1618 in Gwithian, Cornwall. (Wenyfriede WILLIAMS was christened on 2 Jul 1592 in Gwithian, Cornwall and was buried on 10 Sep 1628 in Camborne, Cornwall.)

  Marriage Notes:

John White, son of Roger, and Wynnifrid Williams, daughter of Humfry.

  Marriage Information:

John also married Elizabeth GILBERT, daughter of George GILBERT and Jane, on 26 May 1630 in Camborne, Cornwall. (Elizabeth GILBERT was christened on 7 May 1603 in Camborne, Cornwall and was buried on 27 Apr 1679 in Gwithian, Cornwall.)


1 Gwithian Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Ibid., Marriages.

3 Camborne Parish Register transcripts, Marriages, vol. 1, p. 160.

4 Gwithian Parish Registers, Burials.

5 CRO AP/W/947.

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