Document ReferenceAN/LB 234/12/1-39
TitleBundle of depositions in cause Office v. Cokayne (faults of clergy, not performing duties; faults of clergy, not leading a moral life); 15 Mar 1719/20-11 Jun 1720
Date Of Creation15 March 1720-11 June 1720
Extent39 items
Content DescriptionOffice cause against Benjamin Cokayne, clerk, vicar of Attenborough and curate of Bramcote, for not carrying out his duties and for leading an immoral life.

Depositions by the following 30 witnesses: William Greasley of Bramcote, parish clark, 15 Mar 1719/20, Henry Garton of Chilwell, framework knitter, 15 Mar 1719/20, Richard Morgan of Chilwell, labourer, 15 Mar 1719/20, Christopher Wright of Toton in the parish of Attenborough, yeoman, 19 Mar 1719/20, Thomas Martin of Chilwell, husbandman, 26 Mar 1720, Henry Cox of Bramcote, late parish clark, 26 Mar 1720, Henrietta Gilbert of Thrumpton, late servant to Cokayne, 29 Mar 1720, Mary Garton, wife of Henry Garton of Bramcote, midwife, 29 Mar 1720, Alicia Dawson of Bramcote, widow, 29 Mar 1720, Mary Gregg, wife of William Gregg of Bramcote, labourer, 2 Apr 1720, Anne Cox, wife of Henry Cox of Bramcote, husbandman, 2 Apr 1720, Elizabeth Cox of Bramcote, spinster, 5 Apr 1720, Josephus Brown of Chilwell, carpenter, 5 Apr 1720, Catherine Browne of Chilwell, spinster, 5 Apr 1720, William Higgins of Bramcote, gent, 9 Apr 1720, Thomas Wood of Chilwell, husbandman, 9 Apr 1720, Matthew Stansfeild of Chilwell, gent, 9 Apr 1720, Thomas Sampson of Toton, farmer, 16 Apr 1720, Edward Moore of Attenborough, husbandman, 16 Apr 1720, Henry Chadburne of Bramcote, yeoman, 16 Apr 1720, Lancelot Cox of Bramcote, framework knitter, 16 Apr 1720, John Whiteing alias Topps of Toton, 20 Apr 1720, Nicholaus Charlton of Chilwell, gent, 9 May 1720, Hanna Morgan wife of Richard Morgan of Chilwell, 9 May 1720, Thomas Kirke of Locko in the parish of Spondon, Derbyshire, 31 May 1720, Hannah Elston of Nottingham St Peter, spinster, late of Derby, 31 May 1720, Stephen Turpin and John Pimm, late churchwardens of Attenborough, 11 Jun 1720, and Henry Cox and John Dorman, late churchwardens of Bramcote, 11 Jun 1720.

See AN/LB 234/10/51-56 for copies of these depositions.
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