Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Bond 118840 & 118841

118840. John Killigrew & 118841. Jane Petit {Bond}

9/28/1504, “Confirmation of Gift. Thos. Laverens alias Davy of Penryn borough, to Jn. Killigrew of Penryn, gent. Property in borough of Helston.” (S) UKNA.

1536, The ferry of Glasney on the Penryn river was leased to John Killigrew. The Killigrews were notoriously active in smuggling operations on the Helford River. The King was likely rewarding Killigrew for services rendered at the expense of the Bishop. The Bishop makes it clear in his Register and in the Lease, that it was “required of him by the King, and the rent seems very low.”

11/8/1536, John died.

Child of John and Jane:

i. John Killigrew (59420), born ~1510 in England.

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