George BARNECUTT

148. George BARNECUTT, son of Thomas BARNECUTT and Honor ROWE, was born about 1838 most probably in St Pinnock, Liskeard.

George appeared in the census on 6 June 1841 aged 2. He was living with his mother Honor [25] and siblings Joseph [5], Mary Ann [4] and Thomas [3 weeks] in St Pinnock Village, Liskeard, Cornwall.

George appeared in the census on 30 March 1851 aged 12 who was at this time a Farm Servant. He was in the household of William Little [33] a Farmer of 144 Acres, his wife and family in Gelly, St Pinnock. (HO107/1902/415/21)

George married Catherine MUTTON on 11 December 1861 in Parish Church in the Parish of Fowey in the County of Cornwall when he was 23 and she was 21. The marriage was witnessed by Thomas Cobbledick and Mary Kitty Wyatt. The ceremony was performed by Joseph Wilton Curate.

Catherine MUTTON, daughter of George MUTTON (1805-1855) and Thomasine SINGS (1806-1863), was born on 14 May 1841 in St Sampsons, Golant, Fowey, St Austell, Cornwall, England. Catherine was baptised on 14 July 1841 in St Sampsons, Golant, Cornwall, England.

Catherine appeared in the census on 30 March 1851 aged 9. She was living with her parents George [47] a Farm Labourer and Tansin [45] in Moors, St Sampsons, St Austell, Cornwall, England. Also, in the household were her siblings William [8], Jane [6], Hariot [2] and George [4 months]. (HO107/1906/74/7)

George appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 aged 46 at this time he was a Mate (Ms) on the ship “Janie” in Falmouth Municipal Borough, Cornwall, England. (RG11/2318/98)

Catherine appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 aged 39. She was living in North Street, Tywardreath, St Austell, Cornwall, England. Living with her were her sons Richard [12], Thomas [10], Henery [8], Charles [6] and Earnest [4]. (RG11/2299/91/14)

George appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 aged 50. On 5 April 1891 at this time he was a Ships Master on the ship Newquay in Llanwenllwfo, Nebo, Anglesey, Wales. His son Thomas H [20] an Able Seaman was also on board. (RG12/4676/158/1)

Catherine appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in St Austell aged 48. She was living in Station Road, Tywardreath with her children Earnest [14] a Painters Apprentice, Frederick O [8] a Scholar and granddaughter Bessie [2]. (RG12/1821/74/11)

George appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 aged 60 and at this time he was a Master Mariner on the ship Hannah in Chirton, Collingwood, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. (RG13/4801/15)

Catherine appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 aged [57], she was still living in Station Road, Tywardreath. Only her son Frederick O [18] a Pupil Teacher (Bd Schs) was living with her at this time. (RG13/2209/109/11)

Catherine died of Carcinoma of Uteri, Cachexia on 5 September 1903 in Tywardreath aged 60.

George died of Found Drowned on 10 July 1904 in Saint Andrew, Plymouth, County of Plymouth aged 63.

From the Cornish Guardian 15 July 1904:

A TYWARDREATH CAPTAIN’S FATE

FOUND DROWNED AT PLYMOUTH

  Mr. R. B. Johns, borough coroner, held an inquest at the Plymouth Mortuary on Monday afternoon touching on the death of George Barnicut, aged 63, master mariner, of Tywardreath. -John H. Elford, butcher 64, Craven-avenue, said deceased was his uncle. Witness saw him last on Friday, when he appeared to be in his usual health. -John Avant,40, St. Andrew-street, said he saw the body floating off Fisher’s Nose early on Sunday morning. -A verdict of “Found drowned” was returned.

Catherine MUTTON and George BARNECUTT had the following children:

+358 Grace Mutton 1863 +359 William George 1865 +360 Joseph Thomas 1868
+361 Richard 1869 +362 Thomas Harris 1870 +363 Henry 1871
+364 Charles 1873 +365 Ernest 1877 +366 Frederick 1879
  +367 Frederick Oscar 1883