Robert Jope KINSMAN Robert Jope KINSMAN Susannah Byrn KINSMAN Elizabeth Jope KINSMAN John Knill KINSMAN Harold John KINSMAN Edward KINSMAN Edward KINSMAN Arthur KINSMAN Mary KINSMAN Amy KINSMAN Frederick Albert KINSMAN Vivian William KINSMAN Mary BYRN James Byrn KINSMAN Richard Byrn KINSMAN Charles McTaggert KINSMAN Susannah BYRN Mini tree diagram

John Knill KINSMAN

1st May 18071,2,3 - 8th May 1898

Landed Proprietor and Magistrate8

Life History

1st May 1807

Born in Falmouth, Cornwall.1,2,3

14th Oct 1807

Baptised in Falmouth, Cornwall.4

1828

Resident in 34 Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane

1835

Resident in 57 Lincolns Inn Fields

1837

Resident in Albion Street, Hyde park

31st Oct 1837

St Anne's, Aigburth

John Knill Kinsman, a bachelor of full age, a Solicitor, son of  Robert Jope Kinsman, Esquire; married Mary Byrn, a minor, a spinster, daughter of James Byrn, a merchant.
The Officiating minister was Richard Byrn Kinsman

31st Oct 1837

Married Mary BYRN in West Derby, Lancashire

John Knill Kinsman, a bachelor of full age, a Solicitor, son of  Robert Jope Kinsman, Esquire; married Mary Byrn, a minor, a spinster, daughter of James Byrn, a merchant.
The Officiating minister was Richard Byrn Kinsman

Plymouth and Cornish Advertiser Nov 1837:

Marriage on 31st Oct 1837 at St Anne's in Aigburth (West Derby area, now Liverpool) between John Knill Kinsman Esq of Albion Str, Hyde Park, son of R J Kinsman of Falmouth, to Mary, second daughter of the late James Byrne of Northwood, Surrey.

1838

Birth of son Harold John KINSMAN in Paddington, Middlesex.2,3

1840

Birth of son Edward KINSMAN in Paddington, Middlesex

1840

Death of son Edward KINSMAN in Paddington, Middlesex

1841

Birth of son Edward KINSMAN in Hampstead, Middlesex.16,2,3

6th Jun 1841

Occupation Independent in Hampstead, Middlesex.2

6th Jun 1841

Recorded in census in Hampstead, Middlesex (Ivy Tree Cottage).2

19th May 1842

Beneficiary in Callington, Cornwall.5

In the will of Mary Ann Mules

23rd Oct 1843

Birth of son Arthur KINSMAN in Woodlane Terrace, Falmouth.3

1844

Occupation Land Tax Commissioner for Cornwall

1845

Birth of daughter Mary KINSMAN in Falmouth, Cornwall.8,3

1847

Resident in Falmouth, Cornwall (Wood Lane).6

1848

Birth of daughter Amy KINSMAN in Falmouth, Cornwall.3

1849

Birth of son Frederick Albert KINSMAN in Mabe, Cornwall.3

30th Mar 1851

Occupation Landed Proprietor in Falmouth, Cornwall.3

30th Mar 1851

Recorded in census in Falmouth, Cornwall (Wood Lane Terrace).3

4th Nov 1851

Birth of son Vivian William KINSMAN in Falmouth, Cornwall.8

1858

Death of Mary BYRN in Budock.18

8th May 1858

Death of daughter Amy KINSMAN in Falmouth, Cornwall.17,7

9th Feb 1860

Administrator in London.7

Of the estate of his daughter Amy

1861

Occupation Landed Proprietor and Magistrate.8

1861

Resident in New Road, Mylor, Cornwall.8

1871

Occupation Landowner and County Magistrate.9

1871

Resident in 17 St Peters Terrace, Mylor, Cornwall.9

1873

Land Description in Falmouth, Cornwall.10

in 1873 J K Kinsman was assessed for tax on land he owned in Falmouth amounting to 31 acres 2 roods 3 perches to the value of ?100. He had to pay 10 shillings in tax.

1875

Death of son Arthur KINSMAN

between 1881 and 1891

Occupation Magistrate for Cornwall.11,12

1881

Resident in Roslin, Belgrave Road, Tormoham, Devon.11

1891

Resident in Falmouth Hotel, Falmouth.12

8th May 1898

Died in Antron Hill, Mabe, Cornwall

11th May 1898

Buried in Budock.13,14

22nd Jun 1898

Probate in London.15

John Knill Kinsman of Antron-hill, Mabe, Penryn, Cornwall, esquire, died 8 May 1898. Probate London 22 June to Harold John Kinsman, retired Colonel in the Royal Artillery, and Frederick Kinsman, Chief superintendent of the Indian Government telegraph department. Effects ?13223 15s 10d, Resworn November 1898 ?13015 17s 10d.

9th Nov 1901

Probate in London.15

John Knill Kinsman of Antron-hill, Mabe, Penryn, Cornwall, died 8 May 1898. Probate London 9 November [1901] to the reverend Vivian William Kinsman, clerk,. Effects ?3581 15s. Former grant June 1898.

Notes

  • In 1828 John Knill Kinsman, Esq., of 34 Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane appeared on the list of subscibers to the book "The History of a French Dagger" by Henri Leopold Dubois.

  • In 1835 John Knill Kinsman was the victim of a theft of clothing from his chambers at 57 Lincolns Inn Fields. The trial was conducted at the Old Bailey. He did not appear himself, but his servant, William Rabone, bore witness against the defendant, Manuel Lopez. Lopex was found guilty of stealing 4 coats, 6 pairs of trousers and 4 waist-coats of a total value of 20 pounds and ten shillings.  He was transported for seven years.

    The full account of the trial is available at:

    www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18350615-name-304&div=t18350615-1409#highlight


  • The West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser, ? 16 Dec 1842:

    CHRISTMAS BALL. Green Bank Hotel, Falmouth. A Ball and Supper will take place at the above Hotel, on Wednesday the 21st December instant. Stewards - Capt. ELLICE, R.N., E. HULL, Esq., Capt.  FITZGERALD, John KINSMAN, Esq.,Lieut. PORTER, 67th Regt. Gentlemen's Tickets 7s. 6d. Ladies ditto 5s.'

  • John Knill Kinsman appears on the voters lists for the Callington area from 1852 to 1874.  He lived in Kent House, Falmouth and qualified to vote by virtue of having freehold land in Newbridge.

  • In 1873 J K Kinsman was assessed for land tax for 31 acres, 2 roods, 7 perches to the value of 100 guineas in Falmouth.

  • Devon RO, 180/17/41, Foot and Bowden, Solicitors

    19 Nov 1855

    John Knill Kinsman, Reverend Richard Byrne Kinsman, vicar of Tintagel, Cornwall and James Byrne Kinsman of Porthpean, Cornwall sold a parcel of land to John Kempthorne of Callington, surgeon, for ?650

  • Bodmin Quarter Sessions, 15 Oct 1861
    'Recognizances of William Mills, Falmouth, boatman, taken before John Knill Kinsman, J.P., 1 August, in ?30, for appearance of William Mills, junior, to surrender himself to custody of gaol-keeper and plead to indictment: estreated; non-attendance of W. M. junior Recognizances of William Mills, junior, Falmouth, taken before John Knill Kinsman, 1 August, in ?30: estreated; non-appearance.'

    Bodmin Quarter Sessions, 5 Jan 1864
    'The recognizance of John Wilson of Falmouth, Seaman taken 3 November 1863 before J.Ps. John Knill Kinsman and Marshall Valentine Bull, esquires in the sum of ?20 for his appearance at this sessions. [Refer to QS 1/16/169 - prosecution of John Cassidy]'

  • The Standard, London, - May 10 1898:

    Death - On the 8th of May 1898 at Antron Hill, Mabe, Cornwall, John Knill Kinsman in his 92nd year.

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