M*CH*MORE One Name Study

NORTHERN SOUTH HAMS

Tree 304. Descendants of Philip MICHELMORE
(Buckfastleigh 167x)

This subtree may be derived from Tree 16 and may have a link to Tree 17. A discussion of possible links between the earliest Buckfastleigh generations is available here.

Underlining indicates the latest update (#30).

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Generation 1

Tree 304

Generation 1

Family 0524

head  Philip MICHELMORE possible link possible link

b 167x

m 11Nov1707 Buckfastleigh, WARREN

bur 25Nov1712 Buckfastleigh (Philip senior)

sp      Florence WARREN

chr 28Jan1672/73 Buckfastleigh, "daughter of John WARREN"

1698 @ 24 ^ Buckfastleigh with parents John & Agnes

m 11Nov1707 Buckfastleigh

son    Philip MICHELMORE possible link possible link

chr [17Nov1708] Buckfastleigh

son    Robert MICHELMORE

chr [23Jan1711] Buckfastleigh

 
 
Generation 2

Tree 304

Generation 2

Family 0727

head  Robert MICHELMORE

chr [23Jan1711] Buckfastleigh

23Jul1736 Exeter: marriage license issued to Robert MICHELMORE of Buckfastleigh, yeoman, and Mary KNOWLING, spinster

m [10Aug1736] Buckfastleigh

1736-1777 yeoman/freeholder ^ Buckfastleigh: eligible for jury duty Early UK population returns

1762 hundred constable

bur 8Apr1775 Buckfastleigh

sp      Mary KNOWLING

b 171x

m [10Aug1736] Buckfastleigh

dau    Mary MICHELMORE

chr [28Dec1736] Buckfastleigh

m 8May1757 Holne: Richard STRANGER; Mary MICHELMORE; witness Robert MICHELMORE

bur 6Feb1813 Holne

son    Robert MICHELMORE

chr [3Apr1739] Buckfastleigh

 

 
Generation 3

Tree 304

Generation 3

Family 0485

head  Robert MICHELMORE

chr [3Apr1739] Buckfastleigh

8/9Oct1767 signatory to indenture relating to intended marriage of Thomas SYMONS and Grace CALLARD (Robert MICHELMORE the younger, yeoman of Buckfastleigh) A Calendar of Devon Deeds

m1 5Oct1773 Buckfastleigh, SEARLE

1774-1783 freeholder ^ Buckfastleigh: eligible for jury duty (Robert jun/ Robert) Early UK population returns

9/10Nov1792 demandant [plaintiff] in lease of Lovercombe A Calendar of Devon Deeds

?1799 ^ Staverton Early UK population returns

m2 25Jul1802 Buckfastleigh: Robert MICHELMORE, widower; Thomazin GILES

bur 1Apr1826 Buckfastleigh @ 87 ^ Ashburton

d 15Nov1826 @ 87; bur Buckfastleigh. Named on same memorial [on the wall of the parish church]: his wife Grace and his daughter Mary BOVEY

sp1    Grace SEARLE

(b 1744)

m 5Oct1773 Buckfastleigh

bur [26Feb1791] Buckfastleigh (Mrs Grace MICHELMORE)

d 26Feb1792 Buckfastleigh @ 48

d 26Feb1792 @ 48; bur Buckfastleigh

son    Robert MICHELMORE

chr 13Mar1775 Buckfastleigh

?bur 29Dec1780 Buckfastleigh

?bur 9Dec1798 Buckfastleigh

dau    Mary MICHELMORE

chr 19Apr1775 Buckfastleigh

m 12Sep1791 Buckfastleigh: John BOVEY ^ Staverton; Mary MICHELMORE; witness Edward BOVEY; by licence

son Robert Michelmore BOVEY

b 8Feb1792

chr 18Sep1793 Buckfastleigh

3Dec1819 farmer @ 27: emigrated to South Africa aboard Chapman UK shipping & migration

10Apr1820 disembarked in Algoa Bay, Cape, South Africa UK shipping & migration

m 182x

son Robert Michelmore BOVEY

(b 1833)

1861 farmer @ 26 b Buckfastleigh ^ Chagford, visiting his partner Richard L BERRY, son of his father's sister Susanna BERRY

9Apr1863 granted commission as Ensign, 9th Devonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps British Army records

m 29Jun1870 Swanscombe, Kent: Robert Michelmore BOVEY, father John BOVEY [sic]; Emily Margaret RUSSELL, father William Edward RUSSELL

m 1870.2 Dartford, Emily Margaret RUSSELL (Robert Mitchelmore)

m 29Jun1870 Swanscombe: Robert Mitchelmore BOVEY ^ Buckfastleigh; Emily Margaret RUSSELL, youngest daughter of the late W E PURNELL of The Mansion House, Swanscombe UK newspaper announcements

1875-1880 freeholder ^ Prebbleton NZ New Zealand electoral rolls

1881 farmer of 301 acres @ 47 b Buckfastleigh ^ Baddaford House, Staverton

1889-1893 farmer ^ Baddaford, Landscove, Buckfastleigh UK street & trade directories

1891 farmer @ 59 b Buckfastleigh ^ Baddaford Barton, Landscove, Staverton (Robert M)

1901 retired farmer @ 68 b Buckfastleigh ^ Broadhempston (Robert M)

d 1905.1 Newton Abbot @ 71

d 1Mar1905 Down, Broadhempston: probate granted 27Mar1905 Exeter to William Butland MANN, gentleman, farmer, estate
₤1850 8s UK wills & probates

d 1869 Cape, South Africa (Robert Mitchelmore BIVER) South African records

dau Susannah BOVEY

b 8Feb1792

chr 18Sep1793 Buckfastleigh

m 28Aug1816 Ashburton, John BERRY

dau Mary Michelmore BERRY

chr [14Oct1823] Chagford

d 2May1835 Chagford @ 11 UK newspaper announcements

bur 9May1835 Chagford (Mary Mitchiermore)

1851 proprietor of land, widow @ 59 b Staverton ^ Mill Street, Chagford. Also in household: her son Richard L BERRY, partner of her nephew Robert Mitchelmore BOVEY

d 1864.4 Okehampton

son Thomas Michelmore BOVEY

(b 1793) Buckfastleigh

m 10Jul1823 Moretonhampstead, Mary HOLMAN (Thomas MITCHELMORE)

son Thomas Michelmore BOVEY

(b 1824) Moretonhampstead

m 1849.1 Newton Abbot, Elizabeth ??

1851 farmer 39 acres @ 26 b Moretonhampstead ^ Fore Street, Moretonhampstead (Thomas). Also in household: mother Mary and sister Fanny

son James Michelmore BOVEY

(b 1854) Moretonhampstead

1861 @ 6 b Moretonhampstead ^ Court Street, Moretonhampstead with parents (James)

d 1865.4 Newton Abbot

1861 farmer 41 acres @ 36 b Moretonhampstead ^ Court Street, Moretonhampstead (Thomas)

1881 farmer @ 56 b Moretonhampstead ^ Middle Stonecombe, Moretonhampstead (Thomas)

1891 farmer @ 66 b Moretonhampstead ^ Middle Sloncombe, Moretonhampstead (Thomas)

1901 farmer @ 76 b Moretonhampstead ^ Stoncombe, Mortonhampstead (Thomas)

d 1910.4 Newton Abbot @ 85 (Thomas M)

d 27Dec1910 Sloucombe, Moretonhampstead @ 85 UK newspaper announcements

bur 31Dec1910 North Bovey UK newspaper announcements

dau Fanny Michelmore BOVEY

(b 1826) Moretonhampstead

1851 @ 24 b Moretonhampstead ^ Fore Street, Newton Abbot with brother Thomas

m 1854.2 Plymouth, William BROWNING [1881: tailor]

m 16Apr1854 Plymouth St Andrew: William BROWNING, tailor @ 32 ^ 12 Buckwell Street, father William BROWNING, tailor; Fanny Michelmore BOVEY @ 27 ^ 10 Tavistock Street, father Thomas BOVEY, miller

son Thomas Bovey Michelmore BROWNING

b 1867.1 Plymouth (Thomas Bovey M)

1891 tailor @ 24 b Plymouth ^ 39 Old Town Street, Plymouth Charles with parents (Thomas)

m 1894.3 St Thomas, Kate MURCH (Thomas Bovey M)

m 31Jul1894 Exeter St Thomas: Thomas Bovey Michelmore BROWNING, tailor @ 27 ^39 Old Town Street, father William BROWNING, tailor; Kate MURCH @ 25 ^ 4 Brunswick Street, father Joseph MURCH (deceased), carriage proprietor

1901 tailor & outfitter @ 34 b Plymouth ^ 61 Hill Park Crescent , Plymouth (Thomas B M)

1911 tailor @ 44 b Moretonhempstead ^ 61 Hill Park Crescent , Plymouth with son Thomas

1919 ^ 60 Hill Park Crescent, Plymouth UK street & trade directories

d 1947.2 Plymouth @ 80 (Thomas B M)

1881 @ 54 b Moretonhampstead ^ 39 Tavistock Road, Plymouth Charles (Fanny)

1891 @ 64 b Plymouth ^ 39 Old Town Street, Plymouth Charles (Fanny M)

1892 husband William appointed executor to will of William

1901 @ 74 b Plymouth ^ Plymouth with son Thomas

1911 @ 84  b Plymouth ^ Plymouth with son Thomas

d 1916.3 Plymouth @ 89 (Fanny M)

d 17Aug1916 60 Hill Park Crescent, Plymouth: widow; probate granted 30Aug1916 to Thomas Bovey Michelmore BROWNING, tailor UK wills & probates

dau Elizabeth Michelmore BOVEY

b 13Oct1831North American civil registration indexes North Bovey

1851 dressmaker @ 19 b Buckfastleigh ^ Bowden Mills, North Bovey with father (Elizabeth)

m 1860.2 Newton Abbot, Richard PASSMORE (Elizbeth)

1861 @ 29 b North Bovey ^ Pound Street, Moretonhampstead

1881 @ 49 b North Bovey ^ St Pauls Road, Wolborough

d 5Sep1911 Toronto ON North American civil registration indexes

1851 miller & farmer of 22 acres @ 57 b Buckfastleigh ^ Bowden Mills, North Bovey (Thomas)

d 1867.1 Newton Abbot @ 73 (Thomas)

d 6Jan1867 Hookney Farm, North Bovey: farmer; probate granted 10Apr1867 Exeter to Mary Bovey MITCHELMORE ^ Hookney Farm, his widow, and John Bovey MITCHELMORE ^ Hookney Farm, son, estate under 300 UK wills & probates

son John BOVEY

chr [25Oct1798] Buckfastleigh

m [31Aug1826] Buckfastleigh, Elizabeth WIDGER

1827-1836 yeoman/gent ^ Buckfastleigh

dau Mary Michelmore BOVEY

chr 15Mar1827 Buckfastleigh

1851 assistant @ 22 b Buckfastleigh ^ Peartree, Ashburton with parents (Mary)

d 1873.4 Totnes @ 47

d 14Oct1873 The Cottage, Buckfastleigh @ 47, "eldest daughter of the late John BOVEY" UK newspaper announcements

d 15Oct1873 Buckfastleigh: probate granted 25Mar1874 Exeter to Elizabeth BOVEY of Buckfastleigh, sister, estate under ₤100 UK wills & probates

son Albert Michelmore BOVEY

chr 24Jun1834 Buckfastleigh

1851 yeoman 9 acres @ 53 b Buckfastleigh ^ Peartree, Ashburton

d 1869.4 Totnes @ 71

d 3Nov1832 @ 58; bur Buckfastleigh

sp2    Thomazin TOZER

b 1744 personal communication

m1 1Aug1783 Buckfastleigh, William GILES of Ashburton

m2 25Jul1802 Buckfastleigh, MICHELMORE, "widow"

bur 17Apr1810 Buckfastleigh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note that the date on the memorial does not agree with the burial record.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of these burial records refers to Robert 0487 [Tree 16].

 

 

 

 

 

Mary had no less than 11 children and grandchildren with a middle name Michelmore.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In relation to average earnings, Robert jnr's estate would have been the equivalent of about ₤750,000 today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Michelmore BOVEY's wife Mary has become Mary Bovey MITCHELMORE in the probate report. In relation to average earnings, Thomas's estate would have been equivalent to about 175,000 today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In relation to average earnings, Mary's estate would have been equivalent to about ₤50,000 today.

 

 

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