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According to a family tree made by Joan Enock, John was a Weaver.
Life in Radway.
An enclosure map of Radway, created by George Salmon in 1756, shows a section of land under ownership of a family called 'Ennock'. This is the sole mention of the name on the map, so this could very well be where John was living at the time.
The enclosure map of Radway, created by George Salmon in 1756.3
the enclosure map of Radway from 17563
'Ennock Cottage' pictured from Langdon Lane in 2013. The entrance to 'Hemp Close' is in the middle of the picture, to the left of the cottage..
'Ennock Cottage' pictured from Langdon Lane in 2013. The entrance to 'Hemp Close' would've been to the far left.
The Enock's were devout Quakers, and one member of the family, a William Enock, helped to fund the building of a meeting house within the village in 1702.4
Meetings was held here until 1850, and since 1985, has been known as "Oriel Cottage". 4
According to the Listed British Buildings website, the cottage has a burial ground to the rear.
It is pretty certain that that many Enock's had their births, marriages and deaths registered here, and many graves in the back garden!
'Oriel Cottage' pictured from The Green in 2013.
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1. Joan Enock's family tree (Fig. 1.) and Ann Thurley's Quaker tree (Fig. 2.) both show 1663 as the birth date of John Enock. Both figures show his parents as William Enock and Jane Cross who married in 1695 according to Fig. 1.
Enclosure map taken from 'A History of Radway' by William Brook. The map is
held by the Warwickshire County Records Office.
Updated 17th July 2014.