Named after the
patron saint of this parish, who it is said established the first church
at Mylor near the water. Parish is north of Falmouth on the west coast
of the natural haven of Carrick Roads. Once contained a small Royal Navy
Dockyard, but now popular with yachtsmen. The picturesque Restronguet
Creek with its Pandora Inn is north-east of Mylor Bridge. The Inn was
once owned by Captain Edwards who brought the Bounty mutineers to Justice.
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James and Grace and Jenny Bath
James 1790 is the son of Nicholas
and Joan Cord and the grandson of Abel and
He joins the navy as a mariner.
His first service was on the Astrea in 1823 and he later served on the
San Joseph in 1841 - at that time, he was described as 5' 4", ruddy
complexion, blue eyes and grey hair and living in Flushing near Falmouth.
He was a carpenter's mate.
In 1820(?) he marries Grace
(1793-1835) from Mylor. She and the children are living in Mylor from
Grace dies in 1835. In 1838
in East Stonehouse, James marries Jenny Bath who was born in 1799 in Antony.
In 1841, James and Jenny are living in Coventry St in Mylor with three
of the children - George, Abel and James. James is worknig as a shipwright.
By 1851 he was retired and
living as a Greenwich Pensioner in Stoke Damerel. Jenny dies in 1868 in
Stoke Damerel. James dies aged 84 in Stoke Damerel in 1874
- daughter Jane Ann 1818 born
in Saltash. In 1835, her mother dies and in 1841, Jane is at Webber Hill, Falmouth,
a servant to innkeeper Gavin Martin. By 1847, she has returned to Plymouth where her father has remarried. Jane marries John Cameron, a seaman. We find them living in Plymouth for the next 30 years - in the 1871 census, her father, James, is living with them. Jane dies in 1873 but we find John Cameron living in Morice Square in Devonport in 1881, a naval pensioner and widower. He dies in 1891
- son James 1822, born in
Flushing but died in 1838
- son Nicholas 1824 born in
Saltash - in 1848 he marries Ann Horrell, born 1825 in Ireland, in Plymouth.
In 1851 he is living in Plymouth St Andrew as a pensioner?
- daughter Mary 1825, born
in Mylor. In 1841, she is a servant at Market Strand, Falmouth with
Ann Nash and her family. By the 1851 census she is a house servant in
West Ham, then in Essex. She marries William George Lobb in 1852. William is a seaman, born in 1823. In the censuses of 1861, 1871 and 1881, we find the family in 8 Lambert St, Stoke Damerel - a tenement block? By 1871, William is a Greenwich pensioner - he dies in 1877. Mary is still in the same tenement in 1881. She dies in 1890. They have children, William, Eliza and Emily.
- son George Horatio 1827,
born in Mylor and dies the following year
- son George Horatio 1829,
born in Mylor. In 1841 he is living with his parents in Mylor. 1851
he is living at 8 Lackeyer Place, Plymouth and worknig as a stone mason.
- son Abel 1831, born in Mylor.
In 1841 he is living with his parents in Mylor. In 1857 he married Mary
Ann Dyer. Mary Ann was perhaps born in Gosport in 1833. Abel is
described as a draper in Morice Town in Plymouth in an 1873 directory
- Family 6
- son Benjamin 1834, born
in Mylor but dies the same year
- son James Bath 1839 born
in Mylor. In 1841 he is living with his parents in Mylor. He followed
in his father's footsteps as a ship's carpenter. Presumably he moves
to Chatham as he marries Jane, a Devon girl, in Sheppey in 1870 - Family
1 in Kent.
(Source: Letty Fernandez
and John 1921)
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