S. of Richard Cossentine
& Hannah Leaves
Bap. 31.5.1806 at Lanteglos-By-Fowey, Cornwall, England
Occ. Coast Guard/Greenwch Pensonr
Died 2nd December 1873
at Churchtown, Manaccan, Cornwall (Buried on the 5th)
Buried at St. Anthony in Meneage, Cornwall
Eliza was born c 1814 in Ireland & died in 1868. They were married in Ireland c 1833. Can't find much evidence of their other children except John died at sea, Henry died aged 16, Eliza died aged 18 & Mary Ann died unmarried in 1930 aged 77. Also see this entry in the Index of Wills and Administrations from 1930
* Not confirmed that John & Eliza were his parents. Residence: Budock 10-Jan 1848 Henry COSSENTINE 1y 10m Budock. This was the only Cossentine family that living at Budock around this time & Henry#2 was also born in here, but its still an assumption.
Eliza COSSENTINE Manaccan 10-Mar 1868 54
Eliza COSSANTINE Manaccan 20-Oct 1873 18 (sic)
John COSSENTINE Manaccan 05-Dec 1873 66
1841 census of Trerose Farm, Mawnan, Kerrier-Cornwall
COSSENTINE John M 30 Coastguard Cornwall
COSSENTINE Eliza F 28 Ireland
COSSENTINE William M 6 Ireland
COSSENTINE John M 3 Cornwall
COSSENTINE Catherine F 1 Cornwall
The 1851 census records the family living at 47 Helford, Manaccan, Cornwall & later at Churchtown, St Anthony, Cornwall in 1861.
John, now a widow, is living at Churchtown, Manaccan, Cornwall in 1871 with daus., Catherine, Mary Ann & Eliza.
Cossentine, John, CON 1807 Polruan, RES: 1841 Mawnan CON (A), 1851 Helford Manaccan CON (B), 1881 Not found. Wife: Eliza, 1814, (Ireland (A); Polruan, CON (B)). Children: William, 1835, IRL; John & Catherine & Richard & Hannah, 1837 & 1840 & 1846 & 1851, all Manaccan, CON; Henry, 1849, Budock, CON.
The gravestone picture is with massive thanks to Jim Tripp.
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