Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
 
Reference NA656
Family Name COHEN
Forenames Emanuel
Probate Date 1849 (7 May)
Address Redruth, Cornwall
Occupation
Spouse Leah
Parents
Siblings
Children
Grandchildren
Other Relatives
Bequests
Executors, Administrators Leah Cohen
Witnesses John Pearce, Painter; Edward Bastin, druggist and John Lane, Scrivener, all of Redruth.
Notes “Emanuel Cohen of Redruth is listed in Miles Brown’s ‘Cornish Clockmakers’ book as born in 1766 and died 1849. Local tradition says he could be seen waiting for sunset on Friday and Saturday evenings to close the shop”. Selling Antiques.com.Miles Brown, Cornish clocks and clockmakers, p. 70
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/2092

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