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Uglows in Otterham

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Otterham Station

The parish is named after the River Otter on which it is situated. It lies 6 miles North East of Camelford. It is open farmland with small hamlets and farms spread   fairly evenly across the parish. There is a disused railway line in the South of the parish and a small hamlet has grown up at Otterham Station. Its main industry is farming. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Otrham.

Population

1841 1931 1991
234 199 206

Statistics: 3295 acres of land

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Otterham is north and east of Camelford1. The whole of Cornwall
2. Here is a  map to get you to Otterham - you can change the scale as well as get the local weather and cinema listings!

Family 1: John and Grace Gillard

John 1698 is born in St Gennys, the son of Nicholas and Elizabeth Short and the grandson of Richard and Elizabeth Braund in Marhamchurch.

He marries Grace Gillard in the village in 1727. Grace is born in 1700, the daughter of Christopher Gillard and Joan Juell.

Grace herself dies in 1731, perhaps as a result of complications following the birth of daughter, Joan. Grace is buried in Jacobstow. 

  • son John 1728 born in Otterham. He marries Ann Ridgman in 1752 in Jacobstow - Family 3a 
  • daughter Joan 1730 born in Otterham but dies within the year.

In 1733, John remarries Katherine Auger - Jacobstow Family 3

Miscellaneous

  • Catherine 1722 marries Edward Greenwood in the village in 1740
  • Catherine's sister, Martha 1718  marries William Draper in Otterham in 1745
  • Catherine 1792 marries William Kinsman, an Otterham farmer, in Week St Mary in 1819
  • Ellen, born 1844 at Halgarden, Otterham, marries Henry Moyse, an Otterham man. Neither appear on the 1871 census and Henry is next heard of in 1877, remarrying in Quebec before moving to Wisconsin where he dies in 1920. Does Ellen emigrate with  him and die in Canada before 1877? Or in Cornwall before 1871?
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