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Pre-nuptial settlement, Warbstow, Week St Mary, Whitstone Davidstow, Bodmin, St Breock, St Breward, Lesnewth and Marhamchurch

Parties:

1) John Pearse of Davidstow, esquire and wife Mary, and daughters Mary and Elizabeth

2) John Clarke senior of St Teath, gentleman, and John Bodye of Davidstow, gentleman

3) John Nicholls of Trewane, St Kew, esquire and John his son.

Pre-nuptial settlement by lease and release on the marriage between John Nicholls junior and Mary, daughter of John Pearse, in performance of articles of agreement between John Nicholls, senior and John Pearse of 20 May 1675

Manor of Waddafast in Whitstone and St Mary Week, with Churchtown, Tremblether, Treseate, Trefeasing, Tresoke, Bonhale, Treglasta, Tipton, Tresmarro, Trewassa, Hendar (Hendra) in Davidstow, with Tithes and Impropriation; also messuages, lands and tenements called Govellick, Trelash, Slade and Buroline in Lesnewth, Warbstow, Bodmin, Breward and St Breage (St Breock) with the advowson of Marhamchurch.

The Davidstow lands in Davidstow Churchtown, Govellick Tremblether and Hender and Tithes to the use of son John Nicholls for life and then to his intended wife Mary.

The Manor of Waddafast, Treseat, Trefeasing, Tresoke, Bonhale, Treglasta, Tipton, Tresmarro, Trewassa, Trelash, Slade and Burloine with the Advowson of Marhamchurch to the use of John Nicholls' son.

John Nicholls junior to pay John Pearse an annuity of £30 and £20 to Mary, wife of John Pearse, and £10 to Elizabeth Pearse.

[Two copies of release, one of lease for a year; 3 items in total].

Pre-nuptial settlement, Warbstow, Week St Mary, Whitstone Davidstow, Bodmin, St Breock, St Breward, Lesnewth and Marhamchurch
Reference numberRH/9/1/25/2
Date10/11 Sep 1675
LevelItem
Access statusOpen
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