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Stoney Stanton Probate Material, 1600-1710

Former School at Stoney Stanton

Stoney Stanton takes its name (twice) from the rock on which the village stands. There is a now a diving school at a disused quarry, now known as Stoney Cove.

Levi Orton's inventory is interesting, in that one of the appraisers was a woman (his mother). For someone who was presumably not yet in middle age, Levi's assets were of significant value, but may have been inherited, as his mother Isabell is described as a widow.

Only a few inventories have been transcribed for this parish so far, but more will be added as research progresses.

Content derived from research undertaken as part of the Victoria County History project