Sessions held at Truro QS/1/11/1-30 12 April 1825
Justices: Edward William Wynne Pendarves, esq., Edward Rodd, D.D. William Peter, Joseph Sawle Sawle, William Robinson Hill, John Paynter, George Borlase, Augustus Stephens, John Borlase, Humphry Williams, Richard Gully Bennet, esqs., John Rogers, Hugh Rogers, John Kempe, Charles Trevanion Kempe, Richard Budd, Thomas Carlyon, George Treweeke and Charles Valentine le Grice, clerks
Jury: William Penrose, John Trestrail, James Penrose, Joseph Hodge, James Harris, Thomas Treloar, Pascoe Tonkin, Jonathan Mayne, John Tyack, Matthew Box, James Trembath, William Parkyns, William Leggoe, Philip Rickard, Robert Bennett, William Richards, Francis Knapp and John Baynard, gents.
Fifteen gaol and marshalsea rates levied to be paid to Edward Coode, gent., treasurer.
Three lunatic asylum rates levied and to be paid as above.
Army transport rates set. In force until 22 July next.
Account of Edward Coode, treasurer examined and allowed. £50.13s.5½d due to county.
Account of William Moorman, gent., bridge surveyor (west) examined and allowed. £211 10s 0 3/4d due to county.
Name: Michael Trevathen; Parish: Perranzanbuloe; Court's decision: To remain in custody
Name: Thomas Stratton; Parish: Kea; Court's decision: To remain in custody
Name: John Knuckey; Parish: Mabe; Court's decision: Discharged
Name: William Devonshire Isaac; Parish: St. Hilary; Court's decision: To remain in custody
Name: John Meager; Parish: St. Mabyn; Court's decision: To remain in custody
Name: Samuel Sincock; Parish: Cury; Court's decision: Discharged
Name: Nathaniel Gay; Parish: Crowan; Court's decision: To remain in custody
Name: George Mitchell; Parish: Wendron; Court's decision: Discharged
Name: George Down; Parish: Gorran; Court's decision: To remain in custody
Name: William Wellington; Parish: Luxulyan; Court's decision: To remain in custody
Name: Thomas Tonkin; Parish: St. Kew; Court's decision: To remain in custody
Name: Francis Bovey; Parish: St. Just in Roseland; Court's decision; To remain in custody
Name: William Carveth; Parish: St. Teath; Court's decision; To remain in custody
Child: F.; When Born: 9 Jan; Parish; Mother; Alleged father: St. Erme; Mary Sanders, singlewoman; John Grieve of Probus, farmer
Child: M.; When Born: 1 July 1821; Parish; Mother; Alleged father: St. Kew; Catharine Long, singlewoman; Thomas Tonkin of Perranzabuloe, miner
Child: F.; When Born: 17 Jan.; Parish; Mother; Alleged father: St. Agnes; Mary Piper, singlewoman; Nicholas Oliver, jun., of Kenwyn, miner
Child: F.; When Born: 11 March; Parish; Mother; Alleged father: St. Austell; Ann Seccombe, singlewoman; Joseph Harris of St. Austell, blacksmith
[Note pp. 9 and 10 missing]
John Andrew of St. Hilary to appear in filiation order, and Richard Andrew his pledge. Estreat discharged.
Estreat of Jonathan Prynn of Padstow for appearance of William Brenton to answer in bastardy discharged.
Robert Hawke, sheriff's officer, stated unable to find in Cornwall Robert Collins of Constantine, lab., and Thomas Collins of St. Gluvias, lab., whose recognizances were estreated at last sessions.
Appeal by William Crago against order of 1 Feb. last whereby he was charged as reputed father of Jane Crabb's bastard child, born in Liskeard: order confirmed. William Crago to pay £2 lying-in expenses etc., £1.1s.2d. costs for apprehending William Crago and £1 child's maintenance, also additional £5 costs for this appeal.
Child: M.; When born: 2 Oct.; Parish; Mother; Alleged father: Gerrans; Elizabeth Paddy, singlewoman; Francis Penver of Gerrans, yeoman
Child: M.; When born: 12 Feb.; Parish; Mother; Alleged father: Kea; Elizabeth Hodge, singlewoman; William Seymour of Kea, miner
Appeal by Philleigh against order of 25 Jan. last for removal of James Pascoe, als. Pascow, from Grampound to Philleigh: held over.
Appeal by Crowan against order of 15 Feb. last for removal of George Williams, Grace his wife, and their children Mary (3), and George (6 months), from Gwinear to Crowan: held over.
Appeal by Gulval against order of 4 Feb. last for removal of Samuel Harvey, yeoman, from St. Buryan to Gulval: held over.
Continued appeal by St. Austell against order of 27 Dec. last for removal of John Harpur, Ann his wife, and John (8), Joel (6), Maryann (3½), Richard (2), and James (a fortnight) from St. Agnes to St. Austell: held over.
Appeal by Lanhydrock against order of 4 April inst. for removal of Reginald Williams, Sarah his wife, and their children William, James, Thomas and Mary Ann from Endellion to Lanhydrock: held over.
Mary Ann Mill, "being with child", committed to the bridewell for refusing to state place of her last legal settlement: discharged.
Appeal by Crowan against order of 2 July 1823 for the removal of Jane Hendra, widow, from Gwinear to Crowan: held over.
Appeal by John Cock against poor rate made 2 April inst. for Lanteglos by Camelford: held over.
Child: F.; When born: 22 Mar.; Parish; Mother; Alleged father: St. Kew; Catherine Long, singlewoman; Jonathan Higgs, jun. of St. Endellion, yeo.
Child: M.; When born: 10 Aug.; Parish; Mother; Alleged father: Wendron; Ann Ball, singlewoman; Henry Pellowe, jun. of Budock, carpenter
William Jeffree of Gwinear, farrier, indicted for taking 2 ozs. opium, value 6d., property of George Jeffery: one week's hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
Elizabeth Kneebone, wife of John Kneebone, of St. Columb Major, blacksmith, indicted for taking a pair of shoes, value 6d., property of Thomas Grylls: acquitted.
Richard Dennis of Truro, lab., indicated for taking 2lbs. of pork, 1lb. butter and a pint of cream, each valued at 6d., property of William Behenna: one month's hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
William Bramblecome of St. Austell, innkeeper, indicted for taking timber, property of Henry Hawkins Tremayne, clerk and his partners in Beam mine in St. Austell and Roche: one month's hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
John Best, William Best and George Best indicted for assaulting Thomas Horrell. Pleaded guilty: fined 1s. each paid in court.
John Best indicted for assaulting Thomas Horrell. Pleaded guilty: fined 1s. paid in court. [? separate offence]
Robert Merrifield of St. Austell, blacksmith, indicted for taking eleven iron bars, and eleven bars of "Hoop L. Plating Iron", each item valued at 6d., property of Philip Wheeler, Thomas Peter and John Morris: twelve months' hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
Simon Gluyas of Helston, lab., indicted for taking a pair of shoes value 6d., and "two shoes" value 6d., property of Robert Nicholas: two months' hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
Edwrd Williams of Phillack, lab., indicted for taking a pair of shoes, value 6d., property of William Penhale: three months' hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
Recognizance of John Williams jun. of Madron, yeo., to answer in bastardy, and Henry Trewhella, his pledge: estreated.
Matthew Parkins of St.Winnow, lab., inddicted for taking two books, value 6d., property of Richard Scantlebury: one week's hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
John Luke of Kenwyn, miner, indicted for taking a silver watch, another watch, a steel watch chain and a watch key, each item valued at 6d., property of William Locket: six months' hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
Henry Phillips of Illogan, miner, indicted for taking four gallons of potatoes, value 6d., property of William Burgess: six weeks' hard labour.
George Berryman of Gwennap, lab., indicted for taking a flannel jacket and a shirt, each valued at 6d., the property of Josiah Collins: acquitted.
John Rodda jun. of Phillack, lab., indicted for taking a pair of shoes, value 6d., the property of John Eustice: acquitted.
William Downing of Wendron, lab., indicted for taking various quantities of oats and straw, property of Daniel [...] and Daniel [...] jun.: six months hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
Archibald Miller of Truro St. Mary, lab. servant to Thomas [...] and David Mc[...], indicted for embezzling 3s. property of his masters: acquitted.
John Lamerton of [...] (having married the mother of his bastard child) and Richard Lamerton, his pledge: estreated.
Samuel Cole of St. Sampson, to appear, and his surety Richard Mitchell of Fowey.
Child: M.; When born; 1 Mar.; Parish; Mother; Alleged father: Roche; Miriam Rowse, singlewoman; William Roberts of Roche, farmer
Appeal by Lostwithiel against order of 5 Feb. last for removal of Catharine Crago, single woman, from St. Clement to Lostwithiel: order reversed. St. Clement to pay Lostwithiel £5 costs and maintenance.
Rules and regulations of the Independent Society at Truro, and the Helston Amicable Society, allowed and confirmed.
Appeal by Callington against order of 6 Jan. last for removal of Sampson Lucas, Beatrice his wife, and their son James (1½), from Southill to Callington: held over.
Rebecca Johns of Kenwyn, singlewoman, indicted for assaulting Elizabeth Vigurs: one month in house of correction at Bodmin.
Richard Hocking, Thomas Williams and Peter Doble Jago, and Henry Pearce, all of Marazion, labs., indicted for assaulting Joseph Phillips, a petty constable of Marazion: Peter Doble Jago and Henry Pearce acquitted, Richard Hocking and Thomas Williams each received six weeks' hard labour in Bodmin gaol.
Charlotte Tresize of Kenwyn, singlewoman, indicted for assaulting Grace Verran: six months in house of correction. On release to be bound over to keep the peace for one year.
Continued appeal by Budock against order of 13 Aug. 1824 for removal of Elizabeth Bosanko from St. Keverne to Budock: held over.
Appeal by William Rogers, yeoman, against allowance of disbursements in Fowey, since Lady Day 1824, which were allowed on 5 April inst.: held over.
Appeal of Joseph Thomas Austen, esq. against poor rate made in Fowey 26 Feb. last: held over.
Appeal of William Rogers against above rate: held over.
Appeal of Cecilia Allen against poor rate made in St. Just in Penwith 3 March last: held over.
Philip Mill of St. Mawgan in Pydar, yeoman, indicted for assaulting Robert Liddicoat: fined 20s. paid in court.
Appeal of William Rogers against the appointment of Henry Johns, John Welman, Ephraim Robins and George Nickels, as overseers of the poor for Fowey: held over.
Appeal by Padstow against order of 20 Feb. last for removal of John Midlin Walters, mason, Mary his wife, and their children Elizabeth (8), Mary Ann (7), James (6), Peter (3), and Caroline (1), from Kenwyn to Padstow: order confirmed. Padstow to pay Kenwyn £5 costs.
Appeal by George Simmons, esq., against poor rate made in St. Erme 3 April inst.: held over.
Application against order of 3 Dec. last concerning 840 feet of road between Turnpike Road near Fraddon in St. Enoder, and Tregony. Applicants stated that the road was very narrow and could not be widened and gave preference to a different route (690 feet) through fields called N. and S. Pound Closes, lands of William Stackhouse, esq. William Stackhouse had given consent: order confirmed.
Stephen George committed to the bridewell for want of sureties in a breach of the peace against James Phillips: discharged.
Thomas Cooper committed to the bridewell for an assault on Susanna Clements: discharged.
Fanny Holman, committed to the bridewell for want of sureties in a breach of the peace against Elizabeth Dunstone and Ann Bennetts: discharged.
Grace Penglaze committed to the bridewell for want of sureties in a breach of the peace against Theresa Harry: discharged.
Francis Hearle Rodd, esq. requested to preside as chairman at next sessions.