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  • Agnes Mallet (c.1442 - 1541)
    2. William Malet, 2nd son of Hugh Malet and Joan Roynon, from whom, I am told, the present family of Mallock, of Cockington, Com. Devon, claim descent,stating that he settled at Axmouth and married Agn...
  • Anne Pyne (c.1707 - d.)
  • Avis de Pyne (c.1248 - 1270)
  • Hawise de Pyne (1270 - bef.1330)
    Primary Sources Inquisitions Post Mortem for Nicholas de Bonevill, Writ, 12 Feb. 23 Edw. I [1295]. mention: Hawis, late the wife of the said Nicholas, Thomas de Pyne, her first husband Inquisition P...
  • Joan Yeo (bef.1364 - 1390)
    Children: 1. John Yeo b: 1392 in Devon, England : 1. John Yeo b: 1392 in Devon, England

About the Pyne surname

The Pyne surname in England has its origins in Devon and the Norman family of 'De Pyn' which settled in and around Upton Pyne to the West of Exeter from the 12th Century. Many families today in Englnad Irlenad The USA and Commonwealth countries can be traced back to West Country Roots.

Research was undertaken in the early 20th century by an American descendant of the main Devon family, Moses Taylor Pyne and published in a number of formats, but largely through small scale private publication eg in the 4 volume 'Memorials of the Pyne Family'.

Some notable mebers of the family include, Captain Valentine Pyne a Royalist Naval commander of the English Civil was era, Thomas Salter Pyne and Engineer who made his name in Afghanistan and the watercolour artist James Baker Pyne who grew up in Bristol.