Lelant leaseholders 1708-1853
This transcription Maxwell Adams
Version: 5 October 2005
These are the names of Lelanters who are lessees of land and setts in Lelant parish and are in the RGB Birtill
collection at the Royal Institution of Cornwall. The RIC number is that of the document in the collection.
SURNAME FORENAME DATE OF LEASE RIC No NOTES
BLIGHT Richard 1 December 1834 5/50 sett
BLIGHT William 1 January 1828 5/49 miner sett
BRYANT Robert 27 August 1836 5/70 farmer sett
CURGENVEN John 24 June 1731 4/1 junior, yeoman, aged 22 land
HAWES Samuel 25 July 1836 5/20 innkeeper sett
HOSKING Richard 27 August 1836 5/70 farmer sett
HOSKING Richard 4 October 1823 5/24 gentleman sett
MITCHELL Amy 14 October 1708 5/1 widow, aged 28 land
MORSHEAD John 25 July 1836 5/20 mine agent sett
NICHOLAS William 25 March 1848 5/8 junior, yeoman land
OATS Christopher 27 August 1836 5/73 miner sett
OATS Nicholas 20 June 1799 5/45 sett
OATS Nicholas 27 August 1836 5/73 miner sett
PAWLEY William 11 July 1740 5/7 gentleman warren
PAWLEY William 15 January 1732 2/10 gentleman land
POWLEY Hugh 29 September 1719 2/9 junior, gentleman land
RICHARDS John 25 April 1730 5/3 yeoman land
STEVENS Christopher 25 April 1730 5/2 yeoman land
UREN Thomas 24 June 1853 5/48 sett
Other Lelanters named in the leases
EDWARDS 25 April 1730 5/3 gentleman, other lands in Lelant
HAMPTON James 24 June 1847 4/41 yeoman, father of John aged 7
HAMPTON John 24 June 1847 4/41 aged 7 life
HARRIS 25 April 1730 other lands in Lelant
HOSKING Henry 25 April 1730 5/2 father of Mary
HOSKING Mary 25 April 1730 5/2 life
HUGOW 25 April 1730 5/3 other lands in Lelant
KELWAY George 25 April 1730 5/2 life
KELWAY George 25 April 1730 5/2 father of "life" George KELWAY
NICHOLLS Richard 24 June 1731 4/1 aged 14 life
NICHOLLS Richard 24 June 1731 4/1 father of Richard aged 14
NOY 25 April 1730 5/3 other lands in Lelant
RICHARDS Elizabeth 25 April 1730 5/3 wife of John RICHARDS life
RICHARDS Prudence 25 April 1730 5/3 daughter of John RICHARDS life
STEPHENS George * 14 October 1708 5/1 aged 16, brother of Amy MITCHELL life
STEPHENS Hugh * 14 October 1708 5/1 aged 14, brother of Amy MITCHELL life
STEVENS James 25 April 1730 5/3 dead, other lands in Lelant
TREMBATH Mary 25 April 1730 5/3 other lands in Lelant
WILLIAMS John 25 April 1730 5/3 formerly other lands at Trenoweth
Landowners named in the leases
MACKWORTH Bulkley 1715 5/2, 5/3
PRAED Humphrey Mackworth 1715 5/2, 5/3
PRAED John 1715 5/2, 5/3
* George and Hugh Stephens are not surely identified as living in Lelant
"Life" means the person was named as one of the lives on the lease
other lands: named as possessor of land adjoining the land which is the subject of the lease
no forename (Harris, Hugow, Noy) : none given in the lease
5/2 and 5/3 are dated 25 March 1730 in the lease but on the back is written 25 April 1730
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