MORCOM/BE ONE NAME STUDY

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Richard MORCOMBE (09609)


BIRTH:
ABT 1740 GUESS 20 years before baptism of child

SOURCE:
Parish Register copy
  1. Wife: Catherine UNKNOWN (09610)

    Children:
    1. Unknown MORCOMBE (09611)
Richard MORCOMBE (06504)
Family Code: St COLUMBMINORthomas

BIRTH:
ABT 1743

CHRISTENED:
07May1743 in St Columb Minor CON. son of Thomas & Joan MORCOMBE

BURIAL:
30Mar1795 in St Columb Minor CON.

RESIDENCE:
St Columb Minor,CON

GENERAL NOTE:
Died intestate, probate 23 Apr 1796 (Fran AITKENS has will).Richard MORCOMBE of St Columb MinorRelict: Dorothy MORCOMBEBondsmen: Richard WILLIAMS, yeoman of Mawgan in Pyder and William DAVEY, cordwainer of BodminEstate: 200

SOURCES:
Marriage Index bef.1837 Cornwall FHS
BEF 1994 IGI UK
  1. Wife: Dorothy WHITFORD (06505)
    Married: 31Dec1768 in St Mawgam in Pyder

    Children:
    1. Thomas MORCOMBE (06506)
    2. Joan MORCOMBE (06614)
    3. Joan MORCOMBE (Joanna)(06615)
    4. Thomas MORCOMBE (06507)
    5. John MORCOMBE (06774)
Richard MORCOMBE (06663)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules

CHRISTENED:
02Jan1762 in Gwennap CON. son of John & Elizabeth MORCOMBE

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Richard MORCOMBE (06486)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam

BIRTH:
BEF 01Sep1771 in DEV.

CHRISTENED:
01Sep1771 in Inwardleigh, St Petrock DEV. son of Matthew & Elizabeth MORCOM

RESIDENCE:
Okehampton,DEV <

Residence Notes:
In the 1841 census the next door neighbours were a family headed by John GUEST, age 30, farm labourer, and on the other side of the MORCOMBEs the household contained a William GUEST, age 20, agricultural labourer.
Were these realtives of Richard MORCOMBE's mother Sarah nee GUEST

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Personal MORECOMBE David
  1. Wife: Sarah GUEST (06487)
    Married: 07Apr1796 in Okehampton

    Children:
    1. Mary MORCOMBE (06488)
    2. William Guest MORCOMBE (05696)
Richard MORCOMBE (02908)
Family Code: WENDRONjohn

BIRTH:
ABT 1787 in Helston CON. Census 1841: age 50, b. Cornwall [daughter in law Eleanor lving with him]; 1851: age 64 b.Helston (grandson Richard age 9 with him)

CHRISTENED:
21Mar1788 in St Gluvias CON. Richard, son of John & Anne MORCOME - CHECK if this is the same John & Anne

DEATH:
21Feb1857 in Antony St Jacob CON. Age at death: 66

BURIAL:
AFT 21Feb1857 in Antony CON.

WILL:
30Jun1854 Signed with an 'X'. Witnesses: William EDGECOMBE, accountant, and his wife Jane, of Devonport

PROBATE:
Sole Executor: relict Mary - inherits everything

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1841-AFT 1841: Ferry Street,Torpoint,CON
BEF 1851-AFT 1851: 32,Ferry Street,Antony,Torpoint,CON
BEF 1857-21Feb1857: Antony St Jacob,CON

Residence Note:
In 1841 "Richard MARCOMB" was living in Antony with his daughter in law "Eleanor MARCOMB". His wife, Mary, "of independent means" was living with some of their children in Torpoint

OCCUPATIONS:
AFT 1841-AFT 1851: Ropemaker in Torpoint.Occupation Note: Said to have had his own ropemaking business in Torpoint.
BEF 1857-21Feb1857: Ropemaker (retired) in Antony St Jacob, Torpoint.

GENERAL NOTE:
It is presumed that it was this Richard who was the subject of the following record from the Lostwithiel Sessions of 11 January 1820 [Ref.QS/1/10/1-27: "Richard MORCOM of Antony, ropemaker, indicted for taking one hundred pounds weight of rope, value 6p, the property of Thomas BILLING: acquitted."

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 6 June 1841
Census England and Wales 30 March 1851
Wills UK
Personal PAUL George
  1. Wife: Mary BENNEY (May)(07834)
    Married: 17Mar1811 in Stoke Damerel

    Children:
    1. John MORCOMBE (09115)
    2. Ann MORCOMBE (10585)
    3. Richard Penhall MORCOMBE (02903)
    4. Mary MORCOMBE (15501)
    5. Henry MORCOMBE (Harry)(00350)
    6. Susan MORCOMBE (15475)
    7. Elizabeth Martha MORCOMBE (10645)
Richard MORCOMBE (06300)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam SOUTH TAWTONrichard

BIRTH:
BEF 10Jul1791 in South Tawton DEV.

CHRISTENED:
10Jul1791 in South Tawton DEV. Son of John and Susanna MORCOMBE

DEATH:
24Jun1831 in Montreal QC CAN. Was taken ill during voyage and died in Montreal shortly after arrival in Canada.Age at death: 40

BURIAL:
25Jun1831 The 1831 register of Montreal's Christchurch records that "Richard MOORCOMBE died in the General Hospital on 24th June, 1825, aged 40 years and was buried on the twenty fifth by me." Year should be 1831 - error by minister who substituted burial day

EMIGRATION:
Arrived in Canada ABT 1830

GENERAL NOTE:
W H MORCOMB, names him as James not Richard

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Document by W H MORCOMB
Newspaper Obituary
Personal CRIPPEN Cassie (via David MORECOMBE)
Personal MORECOMBE David
  1. Wife: Maria (or Mary) DODD (06302)
    Married: 21Jul1822 in Moretonhampstead

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Maria Dodd MORCOMB (13038)
    2. James Dodd MORCOMB(E)(06490)
    3. Emma Fanny MORCOMBE (18402)
Richard MORCOMBE (14642)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules St COLUMB MINORgeorge

BIRTH:
ABT 1799 in CON. Census 1841: age 40; 1851: 52, head, ?wdr?, b. St Columb Major; living with daughter Mary; 1861: 64, head, widower. b, Mawgan

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1841-AFT 1841: Parkyns Shop,St Columb Major,CON
BEF 1851-AFT 1851: Tregaswith, St Columb Major,CON
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: Trebudannon Lane,St Columb Major,CON

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1841-AFT 1861: Agricultural Labourer in St Columb Major.

GENERAL NOTE:
Hurling matches between the parishes of St Columb Major and St Columb Minor were played during the latter part of the 19th century and during the decade before the First World War. The ball was thrown up by its donor, Mr George Hicks, at Parkyn's Shop, a smithy at the parish boundary on the road between the two places.

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 6 June 1841
Census England and Wales 30 March 1851
Census England and Wales 7 April 1861
  1. Wife: Jane EDMONDS (14643)
    Married: 13Mar1824 in St Columb Major

    Children:
    1. Ann MORCOMBE (06216)
    2. Elizabeth MORCOMBE (16742)
    3. Mary MORCOMBE (10661)
Richard MORCOMBE (22156)


BIRTH:
Q4 1837 in Newton Abbot DEV.

DEATH:
Q4 1837 in Newton Abbot DEV.

SOURCE:
Free BMD Web Site
Richard MORCOMBE (04195)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSanthony

BIRTH:
Q1 1847 in St Germans CON. Census 1851: age 3 yrs, son, b. St Germans;1861: age 13, son, b. St Germans; 1881: age 34, head, married, b. St Germans; 1891: 43, head, married, b. St Germans; 1901: 50, head, widow, b. St Germans

DEATH:
27Jun1909 in St Germans CON. Described as miller of Hessenford, St Germans - presumably same person as innkeeper in 1881?Age at death: 61

PROBATE:
1492 1s.6d. Executors Albert BERSEY & John HARDING, farmers.

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1851-AFT 1861: Hessenford Village,St Germans,CON
BEF 1881-AFT 1901: Cornish Arms,Hessenford,St Germans,CON <

Residence Notes:
In 1881 Richard employed Thomas ROBERTS, 19, miller, b. Liskeard and Mary ?EATH? 14, general servant, b, St Germans. In the household was also Jane SEYMOUR, lodger, widow, annuitant, b. St Germans
In 1891: Richard employed Benjamin BALL, 18, general servant, b. St GermansIn 1901: Richard employed Peter COLLINGS, 20, servant, miller journeyman, b. Talland and Thomas JOHNS, 18, horseman on farm, b. St Germans

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1881-AFT 1891: Innkeeper & Miller employing 1 man 1 girl in Hessenford.
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Hotel Proprietor and Miller in Cornish Arms, Hessenford.

GENERAL NOTE:
NOTE: Executors are his sons-in-law. See Rebecca (nee MORCOMBE) BRENTON of Hessenford could be relative??Census 1881 also shows: Thomas ROBERTS 19 b.Liskeard CON general labourer miller; Mary EATH 14 b.St Germans CON general servant; Jane SYMONS 65 lodger annuitant 65 b.St Germans CON

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 30 March 1851
Census England and Wales 7 April 1861
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
  1. Wife: Emma Jane LIBBY (04196)
    Married: 20Aug1874 in St Mary, Devonport

    Children:
    1. Maud Anne MORCOMBE (04197)
    2. Emma Jessie MORCOMBE (04198)
    3. Olive MORCOMBE (04199)
    4. Blanche MORCOMBE (04201)
    5. Mabel MORCOMBE (04200)
    6. Ethel MORCOMBE (04202)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
Richard Charles MORCOMBE (05077)
Family Code: EXETERsamuel

BIRTH:
Q1 1893 in Newton Abbot DEV. Census 1901; age 8, son, b. Torquay; 1911: 22, son, single, b. Teignmouth

DEATH:
17Mar1967 in Tiverton DEV. Q1 1967 Age at death: 74

PROBATE:
394 Executor: widow Louisa Mary MORCOMBE

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: 3,Albert Cottages,Ellacombe,Torquay,DEV
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: 3 Victoria Road,Torquay,DEV
BEF 1967-17Mar1967: 32A,Castle Street,Tiverton,DEV

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
GRO Index Deaths
Will Somerset House Index
  1. Wife: Louisa Mary UNKNOWN (05078)
Richard Francis MORCOMBE (Dick)(14004)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St MARTINwilliam

BIRTH:
1902 in Carngham VIC AUS. Reg.No.9112. Son of George and Mary nee KENNEDY

DEATH:
19Dec1953 in Ballarat VIC AUS. Reg.No.16088. "Richard Francis" son of George and Mary nee KENNEDY. Note that the age of death should be nearer 52.Age at death: 57 ?

BURIAL:
21Dec1953 in Ballarat New Cemetery VIC AUS. As Richard Francis MORCOMBE, age 51, blacksmith. Area PRIVC, Sect.1, Loc.34R2, Remarks 1st BRA533 1 More.

RESIDENCES:
1924-1936: Snake Valley, Beaufort, Corangamite,VIC AUS
-1953: 714,Eyre St.,Ballarat,VIC AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
1924 Blacksmith's Labourer in Snake Valley.
1931-1936: Blacksmith in Main Street, Snake Valley.Occupation Note: Before owning his own smithy he had worked for Ryan's blacksmith shop. There is a photograph which shows a group in front of RYAN BROTHERS - GENERAL BLACKSMITHS. Jim RYAN, George MORCOMBE and his son Dick are named. There is also a boy of c. 7 yrs age and a boy in his teens.

SOURCES:
Article in "District Diggings" cited in Snake Valley & District Historical Society Newsletter
BMD Records Victoria AUS Edwardian Index 1902-13
Electoral Rolls - Australia 1901-1936
Death Index Victoria Digger Index 1921-1985
Cemetery Register:Ballarat New Cemetery
Ballarat Cemeteries and Crematorium Index CD
Personal WILSON Joan
  1. Wife: Elsie Vera RINGIN (14006)
    Married: 1931

    Children:
    1. Jean MORCOMBE (14007)
    2. (living person)
    3. Beverly Lynette MORCOMBE (14009)
    4. Valerie MORCOMBE (14010)
(living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
(living person)
Richard Palmer MORCOMBE (11528)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
28Jan1855 in VIC AUS. He is listed as 4 yrs old in the birth certificate for his sister Alice Mary in August 1858. An Anonymous source says b. in Smith St, Collingwood

DEATH:
1937 in North Fitzroy VIC AUS. Reg.No.6069. Son of Edward and Jane nee PALMER Age at death: 82

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1899-AFT 1899: 97,Smith Street,Fitzroy,Melbourne,VIC AUS
1903-1914: 101,Smith Street,Fitzroy South, Batman,Melbourne,VIC AUS
1919-1936: 7,Tait Street,Fitzroy North, Batman,Melbourne,VIC AUS <

Residence Notes:
From sometime between 1890 to 1899, Elizabeth Louisa, her son Percy Valentine and her MORCOMBE siblings Richard (11528), William (11106), Bertha (11075) and Edith (10985) were living close together at 3, 5 and 7 Tate St.
From c.1909 to c.1936 Richard lived with his sister Bertha Ellen. Widowed brother William Daniell joined them c.1931-36

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1899-AFT 1899: Furniture Dealer in Melbourne.
1903 Bookseller in Melbourne.
1919-1936: Independent Means in Fitzroy North, Melbourne.

SOURCES:
BMD Records Victoria, AUS VicGold database
Electoral Roll Federal Referendum 1899 - Victoria
Electoral Rolls - Australia 1901-1936
Death Index Victoria Digger Index 1921-1985
Personal SPENCE Jacqueline
Richard Penhall MORCOMBE (02903)
Family Code: WENDRONjohn

BIRTH:
ABT 1817 in Torpoint CON. Census 1861: 44, head, married, b. Torpoint; 1871: 56, head, married, b. Torpoint; 1881: age 64

DEATH:
17Jul1886 in 72 Horham Place, Stoke DEV. Q3 1886 Stoke Damerel Age at death: 69

BURIAL:
20Jul1886 in Devonport, Stoke Damerel DEV.

PROBATE:
1892 235 Executor: Mary Ellen MORCOMBE, widow of relict

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: 2,Pym Street,Devonport,DEV
BEF 1871-AFT 1871: 92,Albert Road,Stoke Damerel,Devonport,DEV
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: 41,York Street Shop,St Andrew,Plymouth,DEV
9 St Levans Road,Stoke Damerel,DEV
-17Jul1886: 72 Hotham Place,Stoke [presumably Stoke Damerel],DEV

Residence Note:
Note on Will: "Formerly of 9 St Levans Road, Stoke Damerel but late of 72 Hotham Place, Stoke, Devon."

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1851-AFT 1870: Warrant OfficerOccupation Note: Eleanor was described as "wife of Warrant Officer" in Census 1851, although Richard Penhall was not at home. He is also described as Seaman RN in his son William's 1870 marriage certificate.
1871 Sailor
ABT 1871-AFT 1881: Greenwich (Royal Navy) Pensioner

SOURCES:
GRO Index Deaths
Census England and Wales 7 April 1861
Census England and Wales 2 April 1871
Devon Parish Registers in FindmyPast
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Plymouth Parish Registers in FindmyPast
Will Somerset House Index
Personal PAUL George
  1. Wife: Eleanor BROWN (Ellen)(09515)
    Married: Q2 1840 in East Stonehouse

    Children:
    1. Richard Penhall MORCOMBE (02905)
    2. William Henry MORCOMBE (04825)
    3. Ellen MORCOMBE (15500)
    4. John Baker MORCOMBE (19161)
  2. Wife: Grace BROWN (02907)
    Married: Q2 1854 in Stoke Damerel

    Children:
    1. Edward Thomas MORCOMBE (19162)
    2. Alfred MORCOMBE (02906)
  3. Wife: Mary Ellen COLLINS (02904)
    Married: Q2 1876 in Plymouth
Richard Penhall MORCOMBE (02905)
Family Code: WENDRONjohn

BIRTH:
ABT 1842 in Torpoint CON. Census 1851: Richard Penhall MORCOMBE age 9 with grandfather; 1871: 29, son umnmarried, b. Torpoint; 1861: 19, son , unmarried, b. Torpoint1881: 40 bachelor b.Torpoint CON; 1901: 55, boarder, single, b. Torpoint; 1911: 66, single, inmate, b. Plymouth

DEATH:
Q2 1915 in Plymouth DEV. Possible death as Richard.Age at death: 70

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1851-AFT 1851: 32,Ferry Street,Antony in Torpoint,CON
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: 2,Pym Street,Devonport,DEV
BEF 1871-AFT 1871: 92,Albert Road,Stoke Damerel,Devonport,DEV
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: 41,York Street Shop,St Andrew,Plymouth,DEV
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: 123,King Street,Plymouth,DEV
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Plymouth Workhouse and Infirmary,Greenbank Road,Plymouth,DEV S1161

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: General Labourer in Devonport.
BEF 1871-AFT 1871: Coal Labourer in Devonport.
BEF 1901-AFT 1911: Labourer - Masons in Plymouth.

GENERAL NOTE:
CHECK: Appears to have lost 5 yrs in 1901, but also about 3 yrs to young at death so assume same Richard

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 30 March 1851
Census England and Wales 2 April 1871
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
GRO Index Deaths
Richard Smale MORCOMBE (07160)
Family Code: SHEEPWASHrobert

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1768-AFT 1768: Sheepwash,DEV

GENERAL NOTE:
This is a doubtful entry - could he be Richard SMALE who was named as 'reputed father' of Samuel by Ann MORCOMBE. Samuel bapt.23 Nov 1768 Sheepwash

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
  1. Wife: Ann UNKNOWN (07161)

    Children:
    1. Samuel MORCOMBE (07162)
Richard Stanbury MORCOMBE (02863)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam DREWSTEIGNTONjames

BIRTH:
28Aug1870 in Chagford DEV. Q4 1870 Okehampton. Census 1871: age 7 mths, son, b. Chagford; 1881: age 10 b.Chagford; 1891: Richard MORCOMBE, 23, single, b. Chagford, boarding with Henry BUTT, 47, married, steam crane driver, b. Exeter {was his age wrongly stated by the house owners?]

DEATH:
18Aug1964 in Ashfield, Sydney, NSW AUS. Registered in Burwood, Ref. 32714/1964. Son of George and Mary Ann. Sydney Morning Herald of 19 August 1964 said "late of Ashfield, formerly of Hobart, Tasmania" Age at death: 93

BURIAL:
in Liverpool Cemetery NSW AUS.

EMIGRATION:
in "Ophir" Arrived in Victoria Apr 1892Immigration Note: Richard MORCOMBE was 23.

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1871-AFT 1871: Batworthy Mills,Chagford,DEV
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: Staverton,DEV
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: 3,Alma Place,Kingswear,DEV
1914 62,Ware Street,Hobart North, Denison,TAS AUS
1919 52,Lord Street,Queenborough, Denison,TAS AUS
1928-1936: 51,Lord Street,Nelson,Franklin TAS AUS
1936 20,Ainsworth Street,Leichhardt East, Dalley,NSW AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Railway Porter in Kingswear.
1914 Railway Porter in Hobart North.
1919 Signalman in Queenborough.
1928-1936: Porter in Nelson, Tasmania.

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 2 April 1871
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
GRO Index Marriages
Electoral Rolls - Australia 1901-1936
BMD Records NSW Registry Indices
The Ryerson Index
Personal MORECOMBE David
  1. Wife: Maud Alice BREALEY (09579)
    Married: 15Apr1900 in 3 Burnett Street, Hobart

    Children:
    1. Robina MORCOMBE (09581)
    2. Rosa MORCOMBE (09580)
    3. Rhoda Irene MORCOMBE (09582)
    4. Richard Stanbury MORCOMBE (09584)
Richard Stanbury MORCOMBE (09584)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam DREWSTEIGNTONjames

BIRTH:
18Jan1913 in Alexandra Hospital TAS AUS. 1913/381 & 6073 Richard Stanbury son of Richard and Maude Alice MORCOMBE

DEATH:
19Dec1938 in Hurstville NSW AUS. Reg.No. 1938/23791. Son of Richard and Maud

BURIAL:
in Liverpool Cemetery NSW AUS.

RESIDENCE:
-1938: NSW AUS

OCCUPATION:
Occupation Note: May be the Richard MORCOMBE No. 232789 b. 18 Jan 1912 who joined the Australian peacetime army..

SOURCES:
Tasmania Federation Index (Digger)
BMD Records NSW Registry Indices
Personal MORECOMBE David
Richardi MORCOMBE (22048)


BIRTH:
ABT 1590 in DEV.

RESIDENCE:
1706 Blackawton,DEV

SOURCE:
Devon Parish Registers in FindmyPast
  1. Wife: Wilmota UNKNOWN (22049)

    Children:
    1. John MORCOMBE (22047)
Richardus MORCOMBE (22020)


BIRTH:
ABT 1680 in DEV.

SOURCE:
Devon Parish Registers in FindmyPast
  1. Wife: Unknown UNKNOWN (22051)

    Children:
    1. Mattheus MORCOMBE (22052)
  2. Wife: Wilmatum POLE (22021)
    Married: 24Jan1703 in St Thomas a Becket, North Lew

    Children:
    1. Sara MORCOMBE (22054)
    2. Richardus MORCOMBE (22053)
    3. Johannes MORCOMBE (22046)
    4. Willmota MORCOMBE (22138)
    5. Wilmotta MORCOMBE (22056)
  3. Wife: Elizabeth PENGELLEY (22022)
    Married: 26Jul1708 in St Thomas a Becket, North Law
Richardus MORCOMBE (22053)


CHRISTENED:
24Jul1705 in St Thomas a Becket, North Lew DEV. Son of Richardi and Wilmote

SOURCE:
Devon Parish Registers in FindmyPast
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
(living person)
Rita Evelyn MORCOMBE (21028)
Family Code: OKEHAMPTONwilliam

BIRTH:
Q2 1909 in Lexden ESS. Census 1911: 1 yr, dau., b. lexden

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Alsence? Cottage,Colne Road,Lexden,nr Colchester,ESS

SOURCE:
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
Robert MORCOMBE (04611)


BURIAL:
14Sep1677 in St Columb Minor CON. possible death?

RESIDENCE:
St Columb Minor,CON

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
  1. Wife: Elizabeth SPARES (SPARK)(04612)
    Married: 11Nov1649 in St Columb Minor
(living person)
Robert MORCOMBE (16331)


GENERAL NOTE:
Devon Wills Index at FRC covers 1540-1799 and lists:Pedigree No. 16331: Robert MORCOMBE, Rector of Littleham - does not say WILL or ADMON, No.1549 in Vol.2Pedigree No.16330: John MORCUMB senior, St Mervyn [?St Merryn] - ADMON no.1761 in Vol.2Pedigree No.16329: Otho MORCOMBE, Rector of Dodbrooke DEV - ADMON No.121Pedigree No.16328: Meriam MORECOMB, Milton Damerell DEV - WILL No.124Pedigree No.16327: John MORCOMB, minor, St Colomb CON - WILL and ADMON No.129(2)Pedigree No.16326: Geo.MORCOMBE, George, St Sidwell, in 1681 - ADMON No.471

SOURCE:
WILLS Devon Wills Index at FRC (1540-1799)
Robert MORCOMBE (22025)


BURIAL:
27Feb1732 in Black Torrington DEV.

SOURCE:
Devon Parish Registers in FindmyPast
Robert MORCOMBE (22262)
Family Code: WHITCHURCH CANONICORUMunknown

SOURCE:
Parish Register copy
Robert MORCOMBE (07179)


BIRTH:
BEF 1500

WILL:
in DEV. Will 1549 listed in Devonshire Association, Extra Volume 1914: Wills of Cornwall and Devon 1532-1806

RESIDENCE:
Littleham,DEV

OCCUPATION:
-BEF 1549: Rector of Littleham

GENERAL NOTE:
Probably no connection, but a Robert MORCOMBE 13 Ayshereiyng Parish (Ashreigney Parish) is listed in Devon Subsidy Rolls 1543-45 10+

SOURCE:
Will Somerset House Index
Robert MORCOMBE (22265)
Family Code: WHITCHURCH CANONICORUMunknown

CHRISTENED:
16Dec1582 in Whitchurch Canonicorum DOR.

SOURCE:
Parish Register copy

  1. Children:
    1. Elinor MORCOMBE (22273)
    2. Joane MORCOMBE (22274)
    3. Edmond MORCOMBE (22275)
    4. Elizabeth MORCOMBE (22276)
Robert MORCOMBE (21971)
Family Code: SHEBBEARjohn

CHRISTENED:
20Sep1629 in Newton St Petrock DEV. Son of William & Radice

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Robert MORCOMBE (06092)
Family Code: SHEEPWASHrobert

BIRTH:
BEF 1661 GUESS 20 yrs before marriage

GENERAL NOTE:
The MORCOMBE family may have been in Sheepwash as early as 1609/10 when a Robert MORCOMBE was renting land in in Cookbury "for 99 years or 3 lives".

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
  1. Wife: Margery HOCKADAY (06093)
    Married: 22Nov1681 in Sheepwash

    Children:
    1. Christopher MORCOMBE (06094)
    2. Anne MORCOMBE (06095)
    3. Thomasin MORCOMBE (06096)
    4. John MORCOMB (05591)
  2. Wife: Mary SKERRY (21662)
    Married: 05Nov1694 in Sheepwash

    Children:
    1. Grace MORCOMBE (06099)
    2. Samuel MORCOMBE (06100)
    3. Emanuell MORCOMBE (06101)
    4. Robert MORCOMBE (06102)
Robert MORCOMBE (07177)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam

BIRTH:
ABT 1677

CHRISTENED:
09Oct1677 in Meeth DEV. son of Matthew & Grace MORCOMBE

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Parish Records - Devon (from David MORECOMBE)
Robert MORCOMBE (06102)
Family Code: SHEEPWASHrobert

CHRISTENED:
16May1702 in Sheepwash DEV. son of Robert and Mary MORCOMBE

BURIAL:
28Oct1723 Sheepwash

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Parish Records - Devon (from David MORECOMBE)
Robert MORCOMBE (06103)
Family Code: SHEEPWASHrobert

BIRTH:
ABT 1748 in SHEEPWASH DEV. Son of Robert and Jane MORCOMBE

CHRISTENED:
13Mar1748 in Sheepwash DEV. Age at death: 84

BURIAL:
31Dec1828 in Sheepwash Town DEV. Robert,84, of Sheepwash Town

SOURCES:
LDS Family Search Web Site
Parish Register copy
BEF 1994 IGI UK
  1. Wife: Ann ESSERY (06104)
    Married: 04Jan1774 in Sheepwash

    Children:
    1. John MORCOMBE (06105)
    2. Susanna MORCOMBE (06106)
    3. Hannah MORCOMBE (06107)
    4. John MORCOMBE (06108)
    5. Jane MORCOMBE (06109)
Robert MORCOMBE (12700)
Family Code: ILLOGANarthur CONSTANTINEjohn

BIRTH:
30Jan1886 in New Thebarton, Hindmarsh SA AUS. Ref.No. b368 p416. Entry reads Robert MORCOMBE "par John MORCOMBE and Agnes (fmly) SHERMAN nee McSKIMMER". The birth records of his son Colon and daughter Kathleen May say their father was born in Torrensville.

DEATH:
22Apr1943 in Lockleys, Adelaide District SA AUS. Age at death: 57

BURIAL:
AFT 22Apr1943 in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide SA AUS. Road 5 NORTH, path 5. Husband of Alice May, father of Ray, Keith, Kathleen, Colon & Laurel

RESIDENCE:
-BEF 1927: 4,Oakington Street,New Mile End,Adelaide?,SA AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1916-AFT 1916: Forwarding Clerk in Adelaide.
BEF 1921-AFT 1921: Foreman for Biscuit Factory in Adelaide.
CoachbuilderOccupation Note: His granddaughter Bev BILLS told Bronte GOULD that Robert was a coachbuilder in his later years..

GENERAL NOTE:
The Australian National Archives contain the trading results for 1939-1944 of a Robert MORCOMBE of Torrensville

SOURCES:
Births-Index of Registrations South Australia 1842-1906
Death Index:South Australia Registrations 1916-1972
Burial Index West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide SA -1940
Personal BILLS Bev (email to Bronte GOULD]
  1. Wife: Alice May STEWARD (12835)
    Married: 13May1909 in Mile End

    Children:
    1. Raymond John MORCOMBE (Ray)(13329)
    2. Keith Russell MORCOMBE (13330)
    3. (living person)
    4. Colon Robert MORCOMBE (13332)
    5. (living person)
Robert MORCOMBE (02892)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St MARTINwilliam

BIRTH:
Q2 1892 in Lambeth SRY. Census 1901: 9, son, at school, b. Lambeth; 1911: 19, son, single, b. Lambeth

DEATH:
19Jan1962 in Lambeth SRY. Q1 1962 Lambeth Age at death: 69

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: 68,Coleman Street,Southwark,London,LON
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: 50,Collinson Street, Queen's Buildings,Southwark Bridge Road,Southwark, London,LND
-19Jan1962: 15,Queen's Buildings,Scovell Road,LONDON,SE1

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Glass Worker in London.

SOURCES:
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
GRO Index Deaths
  1. Wife: Annie Louisa NEWBOUND (02893)
    Married: Q2 1915 in Southwark

    Children:
    1. Robert W MORCOMBE (02894)
    2. William Robert MORCOMBE (02895)
    3. Anthony Robert MORCOMBE (02896)
    4. Ann Esther MORCOMBE (02897)
Robert MORCOMBE (20770)
Family Code: ILLOGANarthur CONSTANTINEjohn

BIRTH:
1921 in NZ.

DEATH:
Q2 1921 in Palmerstone North, Wellington NZ. Reg No 1921/1734 Age at death: 3 days

BURIAL:
16Apr1921 in Terrace End Cemetery, Palmerstone North NZ. Of rangiotu

SOURCES:
NZ Historical Records: Birth, Death & Marriage
Burial Index:New Zealand
Robert John MORCOMBE (03965)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam OKEHAMPTONthomas

BIRTH:
09Sep1884 in Reg. Q41884 in Tavistock DEV. Census 1891: age 6, son, scholar, b. Calstock; 1901:16, son, b. Calstock

DEATH:
Q1 1967 in Launceston CON. Died as Robert J - same?Age at death: 82

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1891-AFT 1901: Dimson, Gunnislake,CON
-ABT 12Sep1918: Box 56,Vulcan,Dickinson County MI USA

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Copper Miner in Calstock.
ABT 12Sep1918 Miner for Pennsylvania Iron Mining Co.in Vulcan, Dickinson Co. MI.
Occupation Note: Registered for draft in Dickinson Co. (Iron Mountain) Michigan on 12 Sept 1918. Service No. 2042, Order No. A 86. Medium heighand build, grey eyes, and brown hair. UK citizen. Nearest relative Mrs Mary MORCOMBE, Gunnislake, Cornwall..

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
USA - World War I Draft Registrations Card 1917-1918
GRO Index Marriages
GRO Index Deaths
  1. Wife: Victoria A CHAPMAN (03966)
    Married: Q3 1920 in Tavistock

    Children:
    1. Colenso Robert J MORCOMBE (03967)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
Robert W MORCOMBE (02894)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St MARTINwilliam

BIRTH:
Q2 1916 in Lambeth SRY.

DEATH:
Q3 1916 in Southwark SRY.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Free BMD Web Site
(living person)
  1. Husband: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
Roberte MORCOMBE (07002)


BIRTH:
ABT 1621 in DEV.

CHRISTENED:
06Jan1621 in Hatherleigh DEV. Son of John MORCOMBE

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1625-AFT 1625: Axminster,DEV

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
LDS Family Search Web Site
  1. Wife: Christian UNKNOWN (07120)

    Children:
    1. John MORCOMBE (07119)
Robina MORCOMBE (09581)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam DREWSTEIGNTONjames

BIRTH:
29Apr1903 in Macquarie Street. Hobart TAS AUS. Reg. No. 272 .Rubina MORCOMBE, daughter of Richard Stanbury & Maud Alice MORCOMBE

DEATH:
29Sep1935 in Hobart, Tasmania AUS. Her gravestone refers to her being the sister of Rosa, Rhoda and Richard Age at death: 32

BURIAL:
AFT 29Sep1935 in Cornelian Bay Cemetery.

RESIDENCE:
1928 51,Lord Street,Nelson,Franklin TAS AUS

OCCUPATION:
1928 Machinist in Nelson, Tasmania.

SOURCES:
Tasmania Federation Index (Digger)
Electoral Rolls - Australia 1901-1936
Monumental Inscription
Personal MORECOMBE David
Rodney MORCOMBE (14082)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
in AUS.

SOURCE:
Personal TUDDIN Robin
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. Tyler MORCOMBE (14183)
    3. (living person)
    4. Tamara MORCOMBE (14185)

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