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Marriage of John Edye

Devon & Cornwall Notes & Queries 9:2, (1916) pp. 47-48.

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A.J.P. Skinner

Prepared by Michael Steer

The Note records the marriage in Dorset of John Edye to Frances Walrond Oke, then genealogical information about several members of the Walrond family who resided in Holy Trinity parish during the 18th century. Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. This extract, from a copy of a rare and much sought-after journal can be downloaded from the Internet Archive.  These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

The Note records the marriage in Dorset of John Edye to Frances Walrond Oke, then genealogical information about several members of the Walrond family who resided in Holy Trinity parish during the 18th century.  Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

Note 42. Marriage of John Edye. - From the Marriage Register of Wootton Fitzpaine, Dorset : - 1797. April 19, John Edye, of Winterborne, Glos., and Frances Walrond Oke. 

Frances Walrond Oke was daughter and heiress of Walter Oke, of Pinney (died 18 Dec, buried at Axmouth, 21 Dec, 1779), and his wife Frances (married at Holy Trinity, Exeter, 25 May, 1773; died 6 Dec, buried at Axmouth, 10 Dec, 1775), daughter and heiress of John 
Walrond, of the City of Exeter and of Tidwell, East Budleigh. 

John Walrond (buried at Holy Trinity 8 Oct., 1755) was the second son of Henry Walrond (died 16 Aug., buried at Holy Trinity, Exeter, 20 Aug., 1728, aged 60, M.I.), of Exeter and Tidwell, and his wife Elizabeth (married at Holy Trinity, 27 Dec, 1706; died 15 Aug., 1727, aged 41; buried Holy Trinity, M.I.), daughter of Clement Weekes (died 20 Jan., 1715, aged 64; buried Holy 

Trinity, M.I.), of Exeter, merchant, and his wife Mary Munckly, Mar. Lics., Exeter, 29 May, 1682 (buried Holy Trinity, 13 April, 1734). Tidwell House, in 1810, was the property of John Edye, of Pinney, in right of his wife. 

Walter Oke's sister Maria was the wife of James Manning, of George's Meeting (see D. & C.N. & Q., vol. vi, p. 222). 

Henry Walrond, of the City of Exeter, Esqre., in his Will dated 5 Aug., 1728, proved 15 March, 172I (P.C.C.), bequeaths " My Manor of Tidwell-cum-Budley and lands in East Budley upon trust for my eldest son Henry Walrond; to my said son Henry whilst at the Temple." 

Henry Walrond, of Bedford House, in the City of Exon, Esqre., " Counsellor," bur. Holy Trinity 3 Jan. 1746, in his Will, dated 30 Aug., 1746, proved 24 Jan., 174I (P.C.C.), 
bequeaths "To my brother John Walrond and his heirs for ever my new capital Messuage and my Barton and Farm of Tidwell, and my Manor of Tidwell, in East Budleigh ; also all my goods, etc., in Tidwell new house." 

A. J. P. Skinner.