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CASH BOOK 1725-1745






May 19 1729†† †††† Cheq Notes from Mr.Folkes†††††† ††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† £1200


May 29 1729†† †††† In Bills & Notes from Mr.Leheupe for

the purchase of Owby Horning &c††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £14500


May 30 1729†† †††† South Sea Annuities and Commission †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £5228:2s 6d

5000 £ Capital

South Sea Stock & Com. 3000††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £3021:5s

Bank Stock & Con 5000 Capital†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £6818:15s


May 6 1730†† †††††† To Mr. Gibson & Compy at 3 per As ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £3000

To My Ld. Herbert for bill on Wood †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £2600


May 14 1730†† †††† Bank Stock Sold 4000 £ at 141ņ†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £5650


Aug 7 1730†† ††††††† Recd from Werrington [Sr.W.Morice] ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £1087


Nov 9 1730†† ††††††† of Mr Thomas Sr Wm Morices Steward for bills

formerly given my Lord Herbert on Sr Wms acct †††††††††††††† £1500


Jan 21 1732†† †††††† In Cash to Mr Kempe in part of my purchase of ye

Mannor of Gwarnack †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £2290


Mar 16 1734†† ††††† To Mr Tho Jeffery in part of payment on his Conveyance

of his Estate in Crugmere to me the other 400 remaining

I gave bond to pay at Mich mass next††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £370


Apr 26 1734†† †††††† recd at ye Bank †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £55

at ye S Sea house Mich Dividend ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £142

Annihilation †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £452

Lady days dividend S Sea ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £132:18s 11d


Jul 9 1734†† ††††††††† transferrd at ye bank 1000 £ at 136.15s per cent †††††††††††††† £1367:10s

transferrd 3200 S Sea annuities at 105 17 6 per cent †††††††† £3176:5s


Sep 21 1734†† †††††† of Mr Giles Hambly the ballance of Mrs Nichols

exchange of ye piece of ground under ye lower

orchard for ye Long acre ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £12


Aug 15 1734†† ††††† Paid Mr Jeffery part of ye purchase money of his Estate

in Crugmeer 400 £ paid before in all 600 £†† ††††††††††††††††††††††† £200

[Final payment made in Dec 1734]


Mar 3 1736†† ††††††† of Hen Williams in part of Mr Stephens purchase money

of ye Manr of Kelligrew †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £50


Jul 22 1736†† ††††††† of Mr Penrose for Mr Stephens purchase of Kelligrew

50 £ pd before to Henry Williams††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £400


Jan 24 1739†† †††††† of Mr Cheyne for ye Purchase money of Trevillet & ye

tythe of Tintagel 869 £:15 s of wch in bills 400 £

money 429 15 note 40 £ ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £429:15s


Jun 23 1743†† †††††† To Marshall in Cash and bills on Child in full of the

purchase money of his estate †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £74:4s


Jul 6 1743†† ††††††††† To Mrs Carthew in pt of her purchase money for her pt

of Trevibben ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £25

[more payments later]


Aug 15 1744†† ††††† paid to Mrs. Bassett on her assigning Sir John

Prideaux's morgage to me ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† £492:13s





Recorded in the Cash Book

Note that Edmond Prideaux moved from Norfolk to Cornwall in 1729

Some of these entries may relate to prpoerties in either Norfolk or Cornwall


1725 Mrs.Martha Hartly:rent



1725;John Gent:loan-Copyhold house & estate/Trowse

1725;John Gent:Rockland

1725;Mrs.Chute:rent-Manor of Great Cressingham/Norfolk

1725;John Foster:rent-Dean's meadow


1726;Robert Freezer:rent-Marshland [St.Mary's in the Marsh]

1726;Bear :rent-cottage

1726;The Bishop:rent-garden


1726;Harvey Roes:rent-Marshlands

1726;Dr.Herring Rookwood:mortgage

1727;James Cubitt:Horning

1727;John Abott:rent-Marshlands



1729;Mr.Gooch:quit rent-Manor of Owby



1729;Overseers of the poor of St.Mary's in the Marsh:rent-the cottage

1729;John Veal:rent-house

1729;Henry Stribbly:rent-Tretharrop

1729;William Arthur:rent-Tretharrop

1729;Philip Brewer:rent-St.Saviours

1729;John Hawken:rent & taxes-New Trevebbin



1730;Walter Trefry:fine(half)-Lower Penquean/St.Breock

1730;Sir John Prideaux:fine-tythe barn

1730;John Veale:rent-Mill house

1730;Malachy Spear:Trerovall

1731;Robert Key :lease-late Werry's

1731;Richard Guy:lease

1731;Francis Arthur:Tregowls

1731;Thomas Hodge:rent

1732;Edward Charles:Burnard

1733;Mr.Merrett;rent-Kittoes Ground & Little Girls

1733;Hobart:rent-Under park & Dyers ground


1733;John Vivyan:lease-Courchy Ground

1733;Henry Williams:rents-Gwernick

1733;Capt Pain:land leave-Embleton

1733;Edward Hoskyn:lease-tenement in Gwernick

1733;William Treverton:lease-Trelother

1734;Mrs Hooper:lease-Treniow

1734;Samuel Saundry:Trevibben Mill

1734;Henry Williams:Chapel ground

1734;Zachary Williams:lease-Gwarnack Way Common (waste land)

1735;Dr Turner:above town

1735;William Bone:fine-Tretherras

1736;Mr.Bernard :purchase-South Loon &c

1736;Merch.Sussex:rent-house in Broad Street

1736;Peter Williams :George Street Yard Lomb St

1736;John Simmons :Park Peter

1738;Lobb:fine for Rosennannan

1741;Christopher Hamley:tenement/late Polgrane in St.Breock

1742;Nance:Hustyn Mill

1742;Mr.Tippet:lease-Gwernick Barton

1743;Mr Stone:mortgage-Marshall's Estate

1743;Mr Welsh:rent(10 years arrears!)-Webb's house/St Stephens

1743;Robert & John Key:fine-Burlawn Egls

1743;John Derey:rent-late Mynhers tenements


1743;Mrs Joan Martyn:rent-Harbour meadow


1743;Captain Williams:rent-Trevorder

1743;Mrs Williams:MaIthouse in Mid Sheef

1743;William Binnick:rent-MaIthouse

1743;Mr Howell:rent-Gwarnack


1744;Lobb:Lord Carteretís high rent




The following persons were

renting or leasing property from Edmond Prideaux

in one way or another (1732-1745)

in Cornwall

( perhaps paying in an intermediary capacity )


Henry Mitchell

Robert Keys

Thomas Hodge

Phillip Brewer

John Martin of Permissen

Thomas Hicks

Malachy Spear

Stribly & Arthur

William Trevithick the Miller

John Hellyer

Thomas Lewis of Padstow

Richard Gill of Trerice

Richard Gill of Trevibban

Thomas Spear

John Hawken

John Cornish

Peter Bennett

Thomas Keys

John Spear

John Pennaliggan

John Hawkin

William Kent

John Pearse

Humphry Williams of Old Trevibben

Bennet & Spear

Francis Roberts

Samuel Saundry

John Pierce of Treginwells

Thomas Hoskyn of Gwarnick

William Gummoe

John Brewer of Craneworth

William Peters.


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