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date: 20 October 2019

Gwavas, Williamlocked

  • Matthew Spriggs


Gwavas, William (1676–1741/2), Cornish language scholar, was born on 6 December 1676 at Huntingfield Hall, Suffolk, and baptized on 1 January 1677 at Huntingfield church. He came from an old Cornish family originally from Gwavas in Sithney. He was the eldest child (of eleven in total) of ...

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G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)
Cornwall Record Office, Truro