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A lady of the Grenville family, possibly Elizabeth Grenville, daughter of Sir Bevil Grenville (1596-1643), who married Sir Peter Prideaux (1626-1705) in 1645. Later ownerships suggest the canteen could have passed to their daughter
Catherine Prideaux, who married the Reverend Charles Harward of Plymtree in 1698/9, and then by descent to their daughter
Catherine Harward, who married Arthur Chichester of Hall (1698-1725) in 1719, and then by descent to their son
Charles Chichester of Hall (1722-1798), who married Amy, daughter of
Robert Incledon, in 1748, and then by descent to their daughter
Jane Chichester (d.1848), who married Admiral R. Incledon Bury of
Colleton and Dennington, and then by descent to their daughter
Penelope Bury (1798-1875), who married The Reverend John (Jack) Russell of Symbridge (d.1883) in 1826
Given by Penelope Russell (1798-1875) on 4 March 1870 to
Hugh, 3rd Earl Fortescue (1818-1905) and then by descent.
THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN
C. J. Jackson, An Illustrated History of English Plate, London, 1911, p. 243-244, illustrated fig. 254.
M. Clayton, The Collector's Dictionary of the Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America, Woodbridge, 1985, p. 439.
Exeter, Loan Exhibition, July 1913, no. 163
London, Garrard, 'Red Cross Exhibition', 1915, no. 81.
London, Seaford House, Belgrave Square, 'Queen Charlotte's Loan Exhibition of Old Silver English, Irish and Scottish', 1929, no. 315.