S. of John Varcoe
& Mary Stephens
Bap. 9.10.1825 at St. Dennis, Cornwall, England
Occ. Master Builder/Auctioneer Ass. Overseer
Marr. (1st) Caroline Richards in 1849 at St. Stephen-In-Brannel, Cornwall
Died 3rd May 1911 at Roche, Cornwall
Buried at Roche, Cornwall
Helena Augusta Mary
Milicent Elizabeth Richards
Arthur Albert George
Guy Robert Edward
Lucy Ann (Lucie)
Julia Alberta Emily
Marr. (2nd) Susan Jane Stephens (Hicks) in 1879 at Roche, Cornwall
Arnold Egbert Thomas Hicks
Caroline (1825-1877), of St. Stephen-In-Brannel, Cornwall. Susan (1839-1915) was previously married. Liv. at Edgcumb House, Roche, Cornwall (1881). Clarissa marr. John Spinks & Guy marr. Lydia Tonkin Rickard.
VARCOE Robert (Husband of Susan 16.01.1915) 3 May 1911 Roche 1826 85
VARCOE SUSAN JANE (Wife of Robert 03.05.1911) 16 January 1915 Roche 1840 75
1861 census of Joy Cottage, Roche, Cornwall
VARCOE Robert Head M M 35 Master Builder Cornwall - St Dennis employs 1 man, 1 boy
VARCOE Caroline Wife M F 34 Bible Christian Local Preacher Cornwall - St Stephens
VARCOE Hellena M Dau U F 11 Scholar Cornwall - St Stephens
VARCOE Melicent E K Dau U F 9 Scholar Cornwall - Roche
VARCOE Clarissa E Dau U F 7 Scholar Cornwall - Roche
VARCOE Edith Cornelia Dau U F 6 Scholar Cornwall - Roche
VARCOE John Son U M 4 Scholar Cornwall - Roche
VARCOE William R Son U M 2 Cornwall - Roche
VARCOE Arthur Albert G Son U M 9m Cornwall - Roche
TRETHEY Daniel Servnt U M 21 Journeyman Carpenter Cornwall - Roche
KING E Thomas N Pascoe Servnt U M 12 Apprentice Cornwall - St Austell
MULLINS Anne Marie Servnt U F 19 House Servant Cornwall - St Columb
1871 census of Parish ROCHE; District 20; Schedule 084
VARCOE, ROBERT Head M 45 "CARPNTR,EMP 3MEN"1826 S.DENNIS, Cornwall
VARCOE, CAROLINE Wife M 44 - 1827 S.STEPHENS, Cornwall
VARCOE, HAMARY Daughter U 21 ASSIST TEACHER 1850 S.STEPHENS, Cornwall
VARCOE, CELIZA Daughter - 17 DOMESTIC 1854 ROCHE, Cornwall
VARCOE, EDITH C Daughter - 16 DOMESTIC 1855 ROCHE, Cornwall
VARCOE, JOHN Son - 14 SCH 1857 ROCHE, Cornwall
VARCOE, WM R Son - 12 SCH 1859 ROCHE, Cornwall
VARCOE, AAGEORGE Son - 10 SCH 1861 ROCHE, Cornwall
VARCOE, GUY RE Son - 8 SCH 1863 ROCHE, Cornwall
VARCOE, LUCY A Daughter - 6 SCH 1865 ROCHE, Cornwall
VARCOE, JULIA AE Daughter - 3 SCH 1868 ROCHE, Cornwall
1891 census of Edgcumbe Cottage, Roche, Cornwall
VARCOE Robert Head M M 65 Auctioneer Astt Overseer(Em'ee Cornwall - St Dennis Occupation: Also clerk Church Bd
VARCOE Susan J Wife M F 51 Cornwall - St Wenn
VARCOE Julia A E Dau S F 23 Cornwall - Roche
VARCOE Arnold E T H Son - M 10 Scholar Cornwall - Roche
HICKS Thomas Boardr S F 67 Living On His Own Means Cornwall - St Wenn
Last Will and Testament
Edgcumbe House, Parkwoon, Roche
County of Cornwall
18th. Day of August 1906
(and Codicil 18th. Day of February 1910)
I Robert Varcoe of Edgcumbe House, Parkwoon, In the Parish of Roche in the County of Cornwall Retired Auctioneer hereby revoke all former Wills and testamentary dispositions by me made and declared this to be my last Will and Testament.
I direct that my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid as soon as may be after my decease.
I give to my dear wife Susan Jane Varcoe All my Leasehold Dwelling-house two Shops Garden and premises known as Edgcumbe House in Roche aforesaid together with the Household furniture and effects therein.
I also give to my said Wife all my Leasehold House and Lands situate at Hendra in the Parish of Roche aforesaid.
I also give to my wife ten shares in the Capital & Counties Bank, ‘Ltd All the before mentioned bequests I give to my said wife for her sole use and benifit absolutely.
I give to my daughter Helena Augusta Mary Roberts my Leasehold land situate at Victoria Road part of Churchtown Common in the said Parish of Roche containing about six Acres and subject thereto I charge the said Leasehold tenement with the payment of the sum of Two Pounds per annum to my daughter Edith Cornelia Curtis for her life if my Interest therein shall so long continue.
I give to my daughter Milicent Elizabeth Richards Jane the sum of Fifty pounds.
I give to my daughter Clarissa Eliza Spinks One Share in the Capital and Counties Bank Limited and also the sum of Forty pounds. I give to my daughter Edith Cornelia CurtiS one share in the Capital and Counties Bank limited and also the sum of Fifty pounds. I give to my daughter Lucie Annie Waters the sun of Eighty pounds.. I give to my daughter Julia Alberta Emily Varcoe Five shares In the Capital and Counties Bank Limited and also the sum of Fifty pounds. I give to my son William Richards Varcoe the sum of Fifty pounds. I give to my son Arthur Albert George Varcoe three shares In the Goonvean China Clay and Stone Company and also the sum of Ten pounds,
I give to my son Guy Robert Edward Varcoe Four Shares in the Goonvean China Clay and Stone Company the sum of ten pounds.
I give to my son Arnold Egbert Thomas Hicks Varcoe the sum of ten Fifty pounds7
I give to William Hicks Stephens my Wife’s son the sum of ten pounds. I direct that all the above mentioned Legacies and Shares shall be paid or transferred to the before mentioned Legatees within six calendar Months from the date of my decease.
I give to my Grandson Robert Varcoe Son of my said Arthur Albert George Varcoe the sum of Twenty pounds to be paid to him on his attaining the age of twenty one years.
All the rest residue and remainder of my estate and effects of whatever description whether real or personal which I may die possessed of I give to my wife absolutely.
Lastly I appoint my said wife SuSan Jane Varcoe and my friend George Burrow of St.Columb Bank Manager Trustees and executors of this my will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this eighteenth day of August One thousand nine hundred and six.
Signed by the said Robert Varcoe the )
Testator as and for his last Will and )
testament In the presence of us who in ) (sgd) Robert Varcoe
his presence at his request and in the )
presence of each other have hereunto )
subscribed our names as witnesses:- )
I Robert Varcoe of Edgcumbe House Parkwoon in the parish of Roche in the County of Cornwall retired Auctioneer do declare this to be a Codicil to my Will which Is dated the Eighteenth day of August One thousand nine hundred and six and which I make this eighteenth day of February One thousand nine hundred and ten.
In addition to the sum of Fifty pounds which I have given to my Son Arnold Egbert Thomas Hicks Varcoe by my said Will I give to my said Son Arnold Egbert Thomas Hicks Varcoe Five Shares In the Goonvena China Stone & Clay Company for his own use and benifit absolutely
And In all other respects I confirm my said will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand the day and year first before written.
Signed by the said Robert Varcoe
as a Codicil to his said Will In
the joint presence of us who
thereupon in his presence and in ( Sgd ) Robert Varcoe
the presence of each other have
hereunto subscribed our names as
Chas E. Whitfird
Solr, St. Columb.
Farmer & Shoemaker.