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John Bonython, Heir of Bonython Manor

Birthplace: Curry, Cornwall, England
Death: Died in Curry,,Cornwall,England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Bonython and Jane Bonython (Durant) Heiress
Husband of Lady Elinor Bonython (Milton, Myliton) Heiress of Pengerswick Castle
Father of Reskymer Boynthon; Edmond Bonython; William Bonython; John Bonython; Elizabeth Bonython and 3 others
Brother of James Bonython; Janet Bonython; Bersaba Bonython; Elizabeth Bonython; Charity Bonython and 2 others

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About John Bonython, Heir of Bonython Manor

  • 'Full text of "The Bonython family of Maine"
  • Pedigree.
  • 1. RALPH1 BONYTHON, of Bonython, Cornwall, paid a subsidy in the parish of Cury, 15 Henry VIII. He married twice, probably, (1) Elizabeth Downe, and (2) Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Erissey [Inq. Post. Mort. (James Erissey), 35 Hen. VIII. 62; comp. Coles Esch. Harl. Mss., No. 757, p. 38] and had issue:
    • 2. i. RICHARD, son and heir.
    • ii. EDMOND, had issue two daughters: 1. Katharine,3 who m. Thomas Godolphin; and 2. Margaret.3
    • iii. JOHN, d. s. p.
    • 2. RICHARD2 BONYTHON (Ralph1), also paid subsidy as above at the same time, but died the next year (1535), as his wife Jane, daughter and heir of John Durant of Pensinans, Cornwall, was a widow 16 Henry VIII., at Bodmin, where she was taxed. He had issue:
      • ' 3. i. JOHN, son and heir.
      • ii. JAMES, paid subsidy in Mullion, 1 Elizabeth [Lay. Subsidy, 87-218]; m. Margerie, daughter of John Melhuise, of Truro, Merther, by whom he had: 1. John,4 of St. Columb Major, who m. Margerie, daughter of John Kerne, alias Tresilian; 2. Robert4; 3. Nicholas,4 a burgess, who m. Anne, daughter of Hugh Monday of Tregony; 4. Thomas,4 a goldsmith of Cheapside, London, who m. Alice, daughter of Humphrey Purforoy of Leicestershire.
      • iii. JANET, m. Tregolles.
      • iv. CHRISTIAN, m. Nicholas Davy.
      • v. BERSABA, m. John Davy.
      • vi. ELIZABETH, m. (1) William Condon; (2) Peter Cooke.
      • vii. ISABELLE, m. James Pawley.
      • viii. CHARITY.
      • '3. JOHN3 BONYTHON (Richard,2 Ralph1), paid a subsidy in the parish of Curry, 1559; he married Eleanor, daughter and co-heir of Job Myllayton of Pengerswick Castle . . . .
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  • 'John Bonython
  • 'M, b. circa 1536
  • Father Richard Bonython b. c 1517, d. 1535
  • Mother Jane Durant b. c 1518
  • ' John Bonython was born circa 1536 at of Curry, Cornwall, England. He married Eleanor Myllayton, daughter of Job Myllayton, on 21 June 1562 at Breage, Cornwall, England.
  • 'Family Eleanor Myllayton b. c 1540
  • Child
    • ◦Jane Bonython+ b. c 1587
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Bonython Manor near Cury, Cornwall, in the United Kingdom is an estate garden on the Lizard peninsula

It is located five miles (8 km) south of Helston, on main A3083 Helston to Lizard Road,turn Left at Cury Cross Lanes (Wheel Inn) and the entrance is 300 yd (270 m) on the right.

Sir John Langdon Bonython told The Literary Digest: "Bonython is a Cornish name and the accent is on the second syllable: Bon-y'thon, y as in spy. The ancient family located at Bonython in the Lizard district at a very early period. Existing deeds show that Stephen Bonython was in possession of the family lands in 1277."[3]

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John Bonython, Heir of Bonython Manor's Timeline

Curry, Cornwall, England
Age 19
Cornwall, England
Age 23
Cornwall, England
Age 25
Cornwall, England
Age 27
Cornwall, England
Age 29
Cornwall, England
April 3, 1580
Age 30
St. Columb Major, Cornwall, England
Age 32
Of, Cornwall, England
Age 35
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom