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  • ID: I2880
  • Name: Francis Kinnersley 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 16 FEB 1714 2
  • Death: 1761 in Overseas - Canton?
  • Baptism: 6 JUN 1714 Leominster, Herefordshire 3
  • Occupation: East India Company
  • Note: 4 5

    The Kentchurch Court Archive has:
    Will made 6 Dec 1758 of Francis Kinnersley of the parish of St. Paul, Covent Garden, co. Middlesex, gent., ?being about to go a Voyage by Sea as Super-Cargo in the Honourable the East India Company's Service.?
    Jan. 21 1761: Insurance Policy by Francis Kinnersley, esq., of goods and merchandise on board the 'Triton', from China to any ports or places in East India, Persia, or elsewhere beyond the Cape of Goodhope until her arrival at London.
    Jan. 21 1761: Insurance Policy by Francis Kinnersley, esq., of goods and merchandise on board the 'Princess Augusta', on the voyage specified in the insurance policy above.
    June 19 1761: Account of Robt. Jno. Harrison, Canton, touching the estate of Fra. Kinnersley, deceased.
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    Will proved 6 November 1761 (PRO Wills online)
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    Had land at Combe, Presteigne.
    Combe is a township belonging to the parish of Presteigne (Radnorshire), but situate in the county of Hereford. It is distant about 2 miles E. of Presteigne railway station, 8 N.E. of Kington, 5 N.W. of Pembridge, 12 W. by N. of Leominster.
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    Some IGI entries for this christening have Francis a male, some as female, but always spelt Francis not Frances.
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    A Francis Kinnersley was Bailiff of Leominster in 1750, which could be this man, but presumably he was already living in London (as he was in 1758) by then?
  • _UID: C155D6F8AB7E403394266DD19BC3BF1CB1AC
  • Change Date: 12 OCT 2011



    Father: Francis Kinnersley b: 7 SEP 1688
    Mother: Winifred Pank or Park b: 7 NOV 1688

    Sources:
    1. Text: IGI
    2. Text: Account of Births of the Kinnersley Hooper and Whitcombe family.
      Drawn up 1764 by Winifred Hooper nee Kinnersley.
    3. Text: IGI: Extract from parish register or other original record.
      www.familysearch.org
    4. Type: Book
      Periodical: Littlebury's Directory and Gazetteer of Herefordshire
      Date: 1876-7
    5. Type: Book
      Periodical: Town & Borough of Leominster
      Author: Rev Ge Fyler Townsend
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