Thank you, Mark. William Ellys looks interesting, since I believe that Christian Ellis who married at Camborne in 1581 was the daughter of a William Ellis - don't know how Harry Jellys would fit in though. Richard Dawne will be another name to bear in mind - I was trying to get confimation of a William Dawne who is listed as a warden of Camborne parish church in 1546.
Re the parentage of Christiana Ellias (wife of Pascow Dun) I too have long believed that she was the daughter of William Ellis. Well, have only just noticed the excellent Genuki page for Camborne. This is from the marriages there, William married Richawe 6th. May 1557. He being stated to be the Younger. This fits very well with the naming of Christianas fourth daughter as Richowe. To me the reference to William as being the younger says that his father was also William. So again looking at the Camborne page , William Ellis buried 26th.April 1571 and previously Johan wife of William buried 9th. Nov. 1570. Of course this last couple may prove not to be the parents of William (younger) but certainly well worth keeping in mind. Roy
Reply to Roy re the Ellises. Have you noted Sally Cann's Camborne baptisms transcription. There is a "Christian" baptised abt 1558 (no other details legible) and a burial 28 Mar 1559 of "Cristen Ellis dau of Willm". Could be they reused the name for a surviving daughter born after 1559. I don't want to hijack this thread by off topic postings - maybe we should move elsewhere.
To me the reference to William as being the younger says that his father was also William.
A cautionary note here donne, if I may. This just means that there was an older William around who might well be a relation to the younger man. i have been researching a family in Madron in the 1660s where there were two men with the same name and one referred to in the PR as "X senior". He turned out to be an uncle of his younger namesake, and definitely not his father.
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