Name Index


A notice of some remarkable Devonshire centenarians

Trans. Devon Assoc., Vol. 15, (1883), pp. 441-446.


Alfred Edwards

Prepared by Michael Steer

This paper, read at the Association's July 1883 meeting at Exmouth, presents interesting information on the lives of a number of remarkable Devonians, all of whom attained lives of over 100 years duration, and several, for example Mrs Anstice Steer of Roborough, who were believed, or reported to have attained as many as 120 to 140 years of age. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the Princeton University Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.


Anne, Queen 442
Bacon, Lord 442
Bonefant family 443
Bonefant, Margery 443
Brawne, Joan 442-3
Bryett, Mrs Grace 444
Chammings, Richard (also Chamonds) 446
Chydioke, Sir John 441
Clarke, Rev Mr 444
Cleave, Mrs Elizabeth 443
Cleave, Mr John 443
Clermont, Lord 443
Desmond, Countess of 442
Desmond, Earl of 442
Dunning family 445
Dunning, Mr John 445
Dunning, Mr Richard 444
Fortescue, Sir Faithful 443
Grosvenor 441
Hornbrook, Mr Christopher 444-5
James I 442
James II 442
Jeffery, Mrs Christian 445-6
Jeffery, Gregory 445
Luxton, Mrs 446
Oke, Elizabeth 443
O'Neale, General 442
Pearse family 445
Ralegh 442
Richard II 441
Scrope 441
Steer, Anastasia (Anstice) 442
Sully, Sir John KG 441
Temple 442
Thom, Dr 441-2, 444
Trewman, William 443
Vicary, Grace 444