Lewis LEAN
(Abt 1768-1850)


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Francis MARKS of Marks's Meadow


  • Born: Abt 1768, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Christened: 16 Mar 1768, Camborne, Cornwall 1
  • Married: 6 Dec 1807, Gwithian, Cornwall 2
  • Died: 27 Mar 1850, Conner Downs, Gwithian, Cornwall
  • Buried: 29 Mar 1850, Gwithian, Cornwall 3

  Research Notes:

Know all men, by these Presents that I Ann Marks the Widow and Relict of Francis Marks late of the Parish of Gwithian in the County and Archdeaconry of Cornwall labourer deceased Intestate, Do hereby renounce Letters of Administration of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased. And to the end that this my Renunciation may have its due effect in Law I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint Christopher Wallis a Notary Public and one of the General Proctors of the Archdeaconry Court of Cornwall to be my true and lawful Proctor for me and in my name to appear before the Worshipful John Sheepshanks Clerk Master of Arts, Archdeacon of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall, his official or lawful Surrogate or some other competent Judge in this behalf to exhibit this my Renunciation and to pray and procure the same to be admitted and enacted. And I do hereby consent desire and direct (as far as by law I may or can) that Letters of Administration of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased may be granted and committed in due form of Law to William Marks the son and one of the next of Kin of the said deceased. And I do hereby promise to ratify and confirm all and whatsoever my said Proctor shall lawfully do cause to be done for me and in my name in or about the premises. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Seventeenth day of February in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four. 4

(her mark)

Witnesses: Richard Hockin, Ch Warden of the Parish of Gwithian


Ann Marks of Conner Downs died aged 82 years (burial record).

  Marriage Information:

Anne married Francis MARKS of Marks's Meadows, son of William MARKS and Sarah SAUNDERS, on 6 Dec 1807 in Gwithian, Cornwall. (Francis MARKS was born in 1779 in Gwithian, Cornwall, christened on 12 Sep 1779 in Gwithian, Cornwall, died on 27 Oct 1843 in Marks's Meadows, Gwithian, Cornwall and was buried on 29 Oct 1843 in Gwithian, Cornwall.)

  Marriage Notes:

Francis Marks of this parish and Ann Lean, sojourner in this parish

Married by Banns (published on three following Sundays without denial)

Witnesses: Thos. Marks, Sarah Marks


1 Camborne Parish Register Transcripts, Baptisms, p. 305.

2 Cornwall Online Parish Clerk (OPC) citing Gwithian Parish Registers, Marriages.

3 Gwithian Parish Registers, Burials, p. 30, no. 233.

4 CRO AP/M 3887/2.

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