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The Monumental Brasses of Cornwall, sixty-two

illustrative plates, with Descriptive, Genealogical, and Heraldic Notes, by EDWIN H. W. DUNKIN, Corresponding Member of the Royal Institution of Cornwall; Author of " The Church Bells of Cornwall,royal 4to. cloth, 30s

Printed for the Author, 1882 * This work has been prepared with the objects of preserving accurate representations of the Ancient Monumental Brasses in Cornwall. In preparing the Plates great care has been taken to ensure accuracy in the details. In the descriptive notes, especially in the genealogical portion, will be found much unpublished matter, chiefly derived from the almost inexhaustible stores of information in the Public Record Office and the Probate Registry at Somerset House. It is hoped that these notes will prove of some value to students of Cornish family history. Many wills have been printed infull or in abstract, and, as contemporary documents, they will doubtless be perused with interest.—Preface.” Williams (Robert) Lexicon Cornu-Britanni

CUM : Dictionary of the Ancient Celtic Language of Cornwall, in which the words are elucidated by copious Examples from Cornish Works, with translations, and the Synonyms in Welsh, Armoric, Irish, Gaelic, and Manx, 3 parts in 1 vol. 4to. 400 pp. cloth, 368 Llandovery, 1862-65

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This work is the first attempt towards collecting and preserving all that now remains of the Ancient Language of Cornwall, which is supposed to have been that Dialect of the CeltoBritish that was once spoken throughout the central and southern divisions of England, by the original inhabitants, who ultimately coalesced with the Anglo-Saxons, an event which has in a considerable degr influenced the formation of the English Language. This is also the first time that the six Celtic Dialects have been carefully examined and analysed, and the results no less curious than interesting. Besides the cognate languages above mentioned, illustrations are added from the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and Germanic Languages.


Visitations of the County of Cornwall,


(Co-Editor of the Harleian Society's Publications), to be completed in 15 parts 4to. (of which twelve are issued], Subscription price £3. 15s Privately printed, 1880-83

The Subscription List is now closed ; not a copy remains for sale with the anthor, who has transferred the few unsold copies to me.

The Heralds' Visitations of Cornwall in the years 1530, 1573, and 1620 are partially contained in a Manuscript Collection generally known as the “ Harleian MSS.," and have never yet been published. They are now offered to Subscribers in a comprehensive form, the descent of each family being brought down, where possible, to the present day, from anthorities such as Wills, Inquisitions post mortem, Parish Registers, Deeds, Family Records, &c., every effort being made to secure accuracy, and to produce a standard work of anthority on Cornish Genealogy. Numerous pedigrees of families, not contained in the VISITATIONS OF CORNWALL--continued. Heralds' MSS., will be introduced, showing family descent and connection, and in cases where a family migrated into Cornwall from another county the Visi. tation pedigree of the family in that county is added. The work, in two volumes demy quarto with index, is now in course of issue in Parts, and will be completed as quickly as possible, the number of copies being strictly limited to 500.

The Editor trusts that, in his endeavour to produce a correct collection of Cornish pedigrees, he will receive that support from his fellow Cornishmen to which he believes he is entitled.

Twelve Parts have already been issued, and have elicited the following among numerous notices :

Sir ALBERT W. Woods, Garter King of Arms, London—"It will prove a valuable addition to County Visitations."

Sir J. BERNARD BURKE, C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms, Dublin, author of “Burke's Peerage and Baronetage,” “Burke's Landed Gentry," &c.—"The "Visitations of Cornwall' are admirably edited, and will form a most valuable contribution to genealogical literature."

G. E. COKAYNE, Esq., Lancaster Herald, College of Arms, London—"Let me congratulate you on your rapid progress, and thank you for the valuable matter you are giving us.”

Notes and Queries" The Editor expects to complete his undertaking in fifteen parts of forty pages each, and this unrivalled collection of Cornish Genea. logies promises to be of great local interest and importance. Every lover of genealogy will be grateful for his having collected in a single Work all that is recorded in the College of Arms about families of ancient gentry in Cornwall," &c., &c.

The Genealogist, October, 1879—“So far, then, as to the genealogies of the ancient Cornish houses at least, we are promised that they shall no longer remain an unwritten page of history. The pedigrees recorded at these three Visitations are not only about to be published as originally recorded, but will bo completed from sources such as wills, inquisitions post-morten, register extracts, fines, and other documents of public record as far as can be, and extended whenever possible to the present representatives.

“A cursory glance at those already printed in Col. Vivian's book is sufficient to satisfy the reader that no labour has been spared, or stone left unturned, to identify the Cornish noblesse of the day with their ancestors of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The genealogy of the house of Arundell alone occupies thirteen out of the forty pages of the first part of the book, and gives its pedigree in an unbroken line from Roger de Arundell, described in the Doomsday Book as holding lands in Dorset and Somerset, to the male representatives of the family now.

“We are glad to hear that it has already met with sufficient support to ensure its completion, and commend it to all interested in Cornish genealogy as a most valuable record of the ancient families of one of the least noticed but most interesting Counties in the Kingdom."

The first authentic record of the great county families of Cornwall. Colonel Vivian has strung together the heralds' visitations of 1530, 1572, and 1620 into one connected tableau, continuing from original documents such as Parish Registers, the Pedigrees from the latter date to the present day.

The Arms and Crest of every family are given.


LIST OF THE FAMILIES : Achym of Pelynt

Chynoweth of Mawgan Grosse of Camborne and Buryan
Arundell of Lanherne

Grylls of Lanreath
Arundell of Tolverne

Grills of Launceston
Arandell of Wardoor
Colling of Hampte

Halfeacre of Whitstone
Arundell of Menadarra Colquit of Fowey

Hallamore of Penryn
Arundell of Trerice
Connock of Treworgy

Harrie of Roscrowe
Ayre, alias Eyre
Coode of Morval

Harris of Hayne and Kenegio Barret

Coode of Methleigh, Polapit Hart of Stokeclymsland
Basset of Tehidy

Tamar, and St. Austell Harvey
Bastard of Duloe
Cooke of Trerice

Battersby of Harrabeare Coryn of Kenywn

Beauchamp of Benerton Coryton of West Newton Hechins of Hole
Beauchamp of Chiton
Cossen, alias Madern

Beckett of Cartuther
Cosworth of Cosworth

Hender of Bottreaux Castle
Bellot of Boehym

Herle of Prideaux Herle
Bennet of Lawhitton
Courtenay of Molland

Hext of Trenarren & Tredethy Bere of Trevedo

Courtenay of Penkivel Hickes of Luxulyan
Bere of Pengelly
Courtenay of Lanivet

Hill of Hill Top
Bevill of Gwarnacke

Courtenay of Landrake Hill of Heligan Billing of Trevorder

Cowlin of Trengwainton Hill of Truro and Constantine Blake of Comb Crane of Cramborne

Hillof Wendron and Egloshayle
Blewett of Colan
Creffel of Creffel

Hoare of Trenouth
Bligh of Bodmin
Crewes of Gerrans

Hoblyn of Nanswhyden
Bligh of Botathan

Humfrey of Truro
Bogans of Treleage
Crockhay of Penryn

Bond of Earth and Holwood Crosman of Crosse

Jenkyn of St. Columb
Bonython of Bonython Cullow of Tintagel

Jeynenes of Bosmarogan
Bonython of Carelew
Curtis of Pill

Jollyffe of Trididon
Bosayarne of Bosavarne Dagge of Treweget

Jones, alias Valence of Penrose Boseawen of Tregothnan Dandy of Lanreath

Jope of Merefeild Bossawsacke of Bossawsacke Darley of North Hill

Kearneor Kerne, alias Tresillian Bosustowe of St. Levan Darrell of Crowan

Keate or Kete of Bosworgy Brabyn of St. Minyer Dart of Pentuan

Kekewich of Catchfrench and Bray of Treswithian Dennis of Menheniot

Bray of St. Cleer and Lanivet Dewen of Gwinear

Bray of St. Cleer
Dodson of Hay

Kendall of Pelyn
Buller of Shillingham Edgcumbe of Mount Edgcumbe Kestell of Kestell
Buller of Pelynt
Edmondes of Truro

Kestell of Manaccan
Buller of Downes

Killigrew of Arwenack
Baller of Churston Ferrers Elford of Mawnan

Buller of Lanreath
Eliot of Port Eliot

Kyllyowe of Lansallos
Burell of Burell
Enys of Enys

Lampen of Padreda
Burges of Truro
Erisey of Erisey

Langdon of Keverell
Busvargus of St. Just
Estcott of Estcott

Langdon of Langdon
Byll of Stoke

Fitzpen alias Phippen of Truro Langford of Langford Hill
Byrd of Tremeer
Flamank of Boscarne

Langford of Tremabe
Carew of Antony
Fleming of Madron

Langharne of Tregavethan Carmynowe of Carmynowe Fletchar of Cury

Launce of Penair
Carnsewe of Bockeley

Lanyon of Lanyon
Carter of St. Columb

Gamon, alias Gambone Leach of Stoke Clymsland and
Cary of Launceston
Gayer of Trenbrace

St. Eval
Cavell of Trebaverock
George of Trenouth

Leigh or Aleigh, alias Leigh
Ceetye of St. Ives

of Leigh Challons of Mylor Glanville

Leigh of Leigh Chamond of Launcells Glynn of Glynn

Levelis of Castle Horneck Chapman of Resprin Glynn of Boyton

Ley, alias Kempthorne
Chepman of Liskeard Godolphin of Godolphin Kempthorne of Mullion
Chiverton of Chiverton and Goode of Whitstone

Kempthorne of Kent

Grenville or Granville of Stowe Littleton of Lanhydrock


Loveys of Beardon
Nicoll of Penyose

Lower of St. Winnow
Noye of Buryan

Robartes of Lanhydrock
Lynam of St. Kew

Roscarrock of Roscarrock Manington of Manington Oughe of St. Cleer

Robinson of Cadgwith and Marke of Liskeard Parker of Blisland

Nansloe Martyn of St. Dominick Paynter of Antron

Rogers of Lanke
Matthew of Milton

Pendarves of Pendarves Rogers of Penrose
Mathew of St. Kew
Penfound of Penfound

Rosewarne of Rosewarne Maynard of Milton

Penhallow of Penhallow Roskrowe of Roskrowe Mayow of Bray

Penhellick of Penhellick Roskruge of Anthony in Mayowe, alias Heller Penkevill of Penkevill

Meneage Menwynick of Menwynick Penrose of Sennen

Rosuggan of St. Erme
Merefield of St. Columb Penrose of Sithney

Rous of Halton
Michell of Bodmin
Penrose of Manaccan

Samuell of Restormel
Michell of Truro
Penwarne of Penwarne

Sawle of Penrice
Mobun of Boconnoe

Plumleighe of St. Mabyn Sayer of St. Michael Penkivel Molesworth of Pencarrow Pollard of St. Hillary

Scawen of Molenick Molesworth St. Aubyn of Pollard of St. Mabyn

Searle, or Searell of Thankes Clowance

Polkinhorne of Polkinhorne Sharrock of Veryan
Morthe of Talland
Polwhele of Polwhele

Skory of Lanlivery
Morton of Stithians

Pomeroy of St. Columb Smith of Tregonack
Moyle of Bake
Pomeroy of Tregony

Sparnon of Sparnon
Moyle of St. Austell
Porter of Launcells

Porter of Stephens

Sprey of Bodmin and St. Kew
Nangothan of Rodriff
Poyle of Castlezance

Nankevell, alias Tippett of Pye of St. Stephens in Brannel St. Aubyn of Clowance and
St. Wenn
Quarme of Mawnan

St. Michael's Mount
Nanspian of Gurlyn & Crowan Randall
Nicholls of Trewane


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