John Durant1,2

M, d. 21 February 1518
     John was born in County Cornwall, England. He was of Pensinans, County Cornwall. John departed this life on Thursday, 21 February 1518 in Pensinans, County Cornwall, England. Pensinans
Pensigenans in Gwennap.3




  1. [S1094] William Henry Kearley Wright, The Western Antiquary, Volume 1, page 212.
  2. [S1093] Brig. Gen. John Ross Delafield Delafield, Delafield The Family History, Volume II: page 551 - The Bonython Family - His wife, Jane, daughter and co-heir of John Durant of Pensigenans in Gwenap, was a widow residing at Bodmin and was herself there assessed for a subsidy in the following year [1524]. She was buried at St. Columb Major 21 January 1536. [Footnote: John Durant of Pensuinganes died 21 February 1518 [inq. p. ,. V. O. Henry VIII, Bundle 1, no. 264]. He married 1st, Penticost by whom he had issue Margaret, who was 50 years old at her father's death and had married James Erisa, and Catherine more than 40 years, at her father's death and who had married John Boys of Coswyn. He married 2ndly Elizabeth, by whom he had a daughter, Joan, aged 30 years and more at her father's death and then unmarried. It was probably she who married Richard Bonython.]
  3. [S1098] Underhill Genealogy, Volume I: page 56 - John Dirant died 21 February 1518 of the Manor Pensigenans in Gwennap,, which parish formerly went by the name of the manor.