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From: "Arthur French" <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Blackford/Collett/Staynings
Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2009 08:55:38 +0100
Selway? Perhaps Selworthy, SOMERSET?
There is an Oxton in Devon, in Kenton parish, a long way from Holnicote and
Dulverton, both in Somerset.
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Sent: Friday, September 04, 2009 11:49 PM
Subject: [DEV] Blackford/Collett/Staynings
> Good afternoon List --
> On a trip to Devon I took photos of memorial tablets in Selway Church -
> hope they are of interest to someone:
> "Sacred to the memory of CHARLES STAYNINGS Esq. of Holnicote in this
> [parish??] last of ye ancient Family. And of SUSANNA his wife Daughter
> to Sr.
> NICOLAS MARTYN late of OXTON in ye county of DevonK. She departed this
> the 8th of May 1685. He the 4th of December 1700. Aged 78.haveing Made
> and ordered the following verses to be written on his monument: Here
> CHARLES STAYNINGS by his wife who lov'd him as she did her life, as he
> her their loves increas'd till that sad day his wife deceas'd. To whom
> husband now is gone. Both liv'd togeather thirty yeares and one. This
> erected by Wm. MARTYN Esq. his Heir and sole executor in Testimony of his
> profound respect and gratitude Anno 1701."
> "Near this place is deposited the body of WILLIAM BLACKFORD late of
> Holnycote in this parish Esq. and also ye body of HENRIETTA his wife. He
> the eldest son and heir of WILLIAM BLACKFORD of the same place Esq; by
> ELISABETH the daughter of JOHN DYKE of Pixton in ye parish of Dulverton.
> died the 20th day of March 1730 in the 37th year of his age. She was one
> the daughters and coheirs of JOSEPH COLLET late of Hertford Castle in the
> County of Hertford, Esq; and sometime President of Fort St. George in
> India. She died the 13th day of September 1727 in the 23rd year of her
> HENRIETTA BLACKFORD their only daughter and heir died the 16th day of
> December 1733 in the seventh year of her age."
> Enjoy your weekend!
> Lora in warm early Autumn Wisconsin with trees just starting to turn
> Quod cumque facitis ex anima operamini
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