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Jacobstowe-related Settlements, Apprenticeships, etc.

Records from other parishes with references to Jacobstowe families.

Compiled by

Kathryn Barnett

Exbourne Parish - A2A Catalogue Ref. 3326 A

Thomas Ruby - ref. 3326 A/PO 2/2 - date: 1795
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.
Removal Orders
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:

Hatherleigh Parish - A2A Catalogue Ref. 2917 A

1738 - Charity Frost, widow, Jacobstowe - ref. 2917 A/PO 6/22
Removal Orders (From Hatherleigh)
1810 - Florence Essery and Mary 51/2, William 31/4 and Ann 11/4 her childen to Jacobstowe - ref. 2917 A/PO 7/35
1823 - William Chammings, Mary his wife and Elizabeth their daughter to Jacobstowe - ref. 2917 A/PO 7/49
Bastardy orders
1733 - Bastardy order William Nethaway of Jacobstowe, father of Susanna Hill's female bastard to pay 10s and 8d a week - ref. 2917 A/PO 10/4
Bastardy Bond
1736 - William Good of Iddesleigh, miller and Henry Reed of Jacobstowe, for maintenance of Alice Bissett's male bastard - ref. 2917 A/23
1742 - Nathaniel Richards, apprenticed to Mathew Westlake of Jacobstowe, gent - ref. 2917 A/PO 13/14

Colebrooke Parish - A2A Catalogue Ref. 541A

Removal Orders
1809 - Elizabeth Medland, George 6, Mary 4 and Elizabeth 2 her children, to Jacobstowe - ref. 541A/PO 534