'Vosper1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Vosper of Launcells, Vosper of Liskeard, Vosper of St. Neot, Vosper of Tavistock, Vosper of Trewoofe

Vivian starts with the following unnamed person, reporting that he was "a Jewish refugee, settled in Cornwall temp. Henry VII" (who r. 1485-1509).
?? Vosper of St. Neot & "old Hall" Liskeard
1. John Vosper, Mayor of Liskeard (a 1603, barber surgeon)
  m. (24.11.1555) Jane Page
  A. Henry Vosper of Tavistock (bur 23.02.1622-3)
  m. Jane (bur 18.09.1602)
  i. Henry Vosper of Tavistock (d before 15.01.1661-2)
m. (c04.1638) Joane Edgecumbe of Mevye
  a. Henry Vosper had issue
  m. Mary
  b. Dennes Vosper
  m. William Willcocks
  B. Richard Vosper (bpt 12.01.1560-1, d before 02.08.1593)
  m. Joane (a 1593)
  i. John Vosper of Illogan (bpt 04.07.1593, d before 02.05.1653)
  m. Barbara Vivian (d before 31.12.1658, dau of Thomas Vivian of St. Columb)
  a. Richard Vosper of Trewoofe (in Buryan, Cornwall) 'of Liskeard' (d before 07.01.1668-9)
m. Prudence Levelis (dau/heir of Arthur Levelis of Trewoofe)
  (1) Arthur Vosper 'of Trewoofe' 'of Liskeard' (d before 29.03.1684)
  m. Elizabeth Irons of Gosford
  (A) Elizabeth Vosper
  m. Joseph Marke of Woodhill in Liskeard
  (B) Prudence Vosper
  m. George Dennis (MP for Liskeard)
  (2) John Vosper
  m1. (17.11.1697) Agnes Jewell (bur 08.09.1701)
  m2. Margery Phillips (bur 23.11.1713, dau of Thomas Phillips of Maer in Poughill)
  (A) Richard Vosper of Stratton
  m. Mary
  (i)+ issue - Patience (bur 23.03.1742-3), Susanna (bpt 17.05.1744)
  (B) John Vosper of Launcells (bpt 13.12.1712)
  (i) John Vosper of Launcells & Milton Abbot (d before 16.09.1796)
  m. Grace (d before 16.04.1807)
  (a) Joseph Vosper of Launceston (2nd son?)
  m. Mary
  ((1)) Benjamin Vosper of Launceston (b 28.09.1787, d 21.04.1877) had issue
  m. Martha Hobbs of Dunterton
  (b) Robert Vosper of Pillaton
  m.Mary Bowden of Cornwood
  ((1)) John Vosper (b 1809) had issue
  m. Mary Dyer of Landrake (d 27.09.1872)
  ((2)) Samuel Vosper (b 20.03.1814, d 27.08.1883) had issue
  m. Grace Thomas (b 10.10.1813, d 01.09.1863, dau of Edward Thomas of Lelant)
  ((3)) William Vosper had issue
  m. Elizabeth Boundys
  ((4)) Mary Vosper (d young)
  ((5)) Elizabeth Vosper
  m. R. Davy
  ((6)) Mary Vosper
  m1. John Williams
  m2. John Screech
  ((7)) Grace Vosper
  m. (06.03.1819) William Williams of Bideford
  ((8)) Harriet Vosper
  m. Joseph Skinner of Ashburton
  ((9)) Jane Vosper
m. William Prideaux of St. Ive
  ((10)) Lydia Vosper
  m. Richard Down
  (c) Johanna Vosper
  m. William Menhennick
  (d)+ opther issue - Edward of Tavistock (had issue), John of Callington (dsp), Elizabeth, Grace, Joan
  (C) Prudence Vosper (bpt 21.11.1613)
  (3)+ other issue (a 1668) - Barbara, Prudence
  b. Joan Vosper
  m. John Haweis of Kea
  ii. Ann Vosper
  m. _ Trenhaile
  iii. Grace Vosper
  m. _ Crudge
  C. John Vosper, Mayor of Liskeard (bpt 29.01.1569, a 06.1626, younger son) had issue
  m. Margery
  D. Stephen Vosper (bpt 14.05.1573, d before 31.05.1613)
  m. (19.05.1600) Alice Grills of Tavistockl (a 1613)
  i. Dennes Vosper
  Dennes is shown as m. (31.03.1624) Sir William Strode of Nuneham. However, this appears to be confusion with the Dennes Glanville, widow of Andrew Vosper, who married Sir William.
  ii.+ other issue - Stephen (a 1653), Joane (d 10.10.1609), Benne (bpt 10.10.1610)
  E. Elizabeth Vosper (bpt 10.10.1557, a 1603)
  m. _ Marke
  F. Joan Vosper (bpt 24.09.1562, a 1603)
  m. John Marke of Liskeard
  G. Thomasine Vosper (bpt 18.05.1571, a 1603)
  m. (25.03.1607) Robert Hoblyn
  H.+ other issue - John (bpt 22.08.1556, d young), Robert (a 1603), Edward (bpt 11.09.1567, d before 1603),
2. William Vosper of Liskeard
  m. (14.01.1556) Joane Bennye
3. Thomas Vosper of St. Neot (d before 06.12.1597) had issue
4. Margery Vosper
  m. (04.05.1591) Pascho Every

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Vosper of St. Neot and Liskeard', p624+)
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