John KEKEWICH of Lenley
Edward TALKERNE of Withersfield, Esq.
George KEKEWICH of Catchfrench, Esq.
Johanna TOLCARNE Heiress of Tolcarne
John (Johannes) KEKEWICH of Catchfrench


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John (Johannes) KEKEWICH of Catchfrench

  • Died: 31 Oct 1539-1541

   Research Notes:

of Catchfrench in Cornwall and Margetting in Essex

Inq. p.m. 36 Hen. VIII, No. 183.

Will dated 15 Sep 1508, proved 19 Oct 1541, P.C.C. (Alenger 34)

The manor of Tolcarne or Talkerne was formerly the seat and property of a family of that name, from whom it passed, by marriage, to George Kekewich, Esq., of Shropshire: in or about the year 1630, it was purchased of John Kekewich, Esq., of Catchfrench, by Richard Spoure, Esq.

Magna Britannia: being a concise topographical account of the several counties of Great Britain. Containing Cornwall, Volume 3, Samuel Lysons, p. 250

The manor of Catchfrench continued in the Kekewich family until the time of Charles II., when it was sold by John Kekewich, Esq., to Hugh Bos- cawen, Esq. of Tregothnan.

A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, Sir Bernard Burke

   Marriage Information:

John married Thomasine BRADFIELD, daughter of Thomas BRADFIELD of Chenville, Essex and Unknown. (Thomasine BRADFIELD died on an unknown date.)

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