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John Clare

My Cornish ancestors all seem to come from the Mevagissey area, although some are as far away as St. Austell and St Blazey.

I was born 31 Jan 1948 in Middlesex. I work as an IT consultant and web designer my father was Raymond Arthur CLARE born 29 March 1909 in Stockport, Cheshire, died 3rd August 2000, he worked as an aircraft engineer (Hawker Hurricane among others) my grandfather Arthur John CLARE was born 7 April 1875 in Golden Hill, Staffordshire, died Muswell Hill London, 28 March 1935, he was a master tailor, he married Lilyan Maria BAYLISS, born 21 November, 1875 in Stockport, Cheshire, died Epsom Surrey 1973; her parents were John Potter BAYLISS born 18 October 1838 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, he was a watchmaker and jeweller and Maria COOMBES born 26 Jan 1840 in Captain French, Kendal, Cumberland; her parents were Samuel Wellington COOMBES born abt 1807 possibly under another name, supposedly shipwrecked and taken in by the Coombes family. The name Wellington suggests a christening after 1815, probably in Devonport, Devon, he died 20 June 1857 in Brightlingsea, Essex his occupation Travelling Missionary of the Kingston upon Hull mission to seamen, and Amelia BARRON born abt 1814 in Devonport, christened 3 Oct 1819 in Mevagissey, Cornwall (got there at last) died 13 Sep 1897 in Stockport, Cheshire.

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Families researched: BARRON in Devonport & Mevagissey.
BROKENSHA in Mevagissey
DAVY in Mevagissey
DEWSTOW in Mevagissey
EDWARDS in Mevagissey
GORSLET in Mevagissey
HOOPER in Mevagissey
KIMBRELL in Mevagissey and Exeter
LUCY in Mevagissey
OLVER in Mevagissey
PARKER in Mevagissey
SLADE in Mevagissey
WEBB in Mevagissey
WENDON in Mevagissey
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    Jim Thompson 01-JAN-2000