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William Hawton

Will dated 1598

This will could be that of William Hawten, father of John Hawton born 1552. It is possible that John Hawten was the great great grandfather of Hugh Hotten who heads this site.
Original willTranscribed will

Copy of will held in Cornwall’s County Record Office and translation by
Elizabeth Hotten.

The £. s. d. is shown with Roman numerals. An ‘yvell’ was a three pronged pitch fork.

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