Born in Jacobstowe, lived there till 12, apprenticed himself to Rev. John Vickary of Okehampton till 21, after 41/2 years taken ill and returned to his parents who were living in Inwardleigh, he went to Jacobstowe and worked for Mr George Hill by the year, went to ... for a year and returned to Mr Hill for a year, a year with Richard Turner in Jacobstowe and then a year in Egg Buckland, returned to Exbourne as a weekly or daily labourer and married there.
1722 - Sarah Edwards from Jacobstowe - ref. 3326 A/PO 3/7
1738 - Robert Medland junior and Elizabeth his wife settled in Jacobstowe - ref. 3326 A/PO 4/4
1681 - Mary Rattenbury apprenticed to George Bent of Jacobstowe, yeoman, for an estate in Exbourne - ref. 3326 A/PO 5/1/4
1798 - Ann Eastabrook, 9, apprenticed to George Hill of Jacobstowe for the Parsonage of Exbourne - ref. 3326 A/PO 5/3/17
1798 - George Turner, 10, apprenticed to George Hill of Jacobstowe for the Parsonage of Exbourne - ref. 3326 A/PO 5/3/18 - date: