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Reference 47/3
Covering dates 1601 - 1894
Held by Devon Record Office
Extent 101 files
Archival history Originally deposited in Exter City Library by Mrs P. Watkin Williams, January 1947 and later transferred to East Devon Record Office
Creators Tanner family of Rose Ash, Devon

Contents:
TANNER AND DAVY OF ROSE ASH Deeds, family papers and documents relating to the administration of Rose Ash parish



Deeds relating to the property of the Tanner family in George Nympton, Tiverton, Crediton, East Worlington, Witheridge, Rackenford, Buckfastleigh, and Creacombe  47/3/1  1622-1703

EAST WORLINGTON: Right and left hand indentures of a fine  47/3/1/1a-b  6 October 1622
Language:  Latin

Contents:
20 James I
George Mortimer, plaintiff.
John Downe, deforciant.
A moiety of one messuage, one barn, one garden, one orchard, 30 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture, 4 acres of wood, and 100 acres of heath, in Blagrove and East Worlington.
Plaintiff paid deforciant £60.

GEORGE NYMPTON: Marriage Settlement  47/3/1/2  2 December 1654

Contents:
(1) John Pawle of East Stone, in South Molton parish, yeoman.
(2) John Tanner, alias Mortimer, of Rose Ash, yeoman, and John Tanner, alias Mortimer, junior, of Creacombe, trustees.
(3) Joan Tanner, alias Mortimer, daughter of John Tanner the elder
Leasehold tenements called Culver Hill and Tanners Park, leased by (1) from Christopher Kelland and Margery his wife.
Consideration: Intended marriage, and £100 paid by John Tanner the elder to (1).

TIVERTON, CREDITON HAMLETS: Right hand indenture of a fine  47/3/1/3  13 April 1657

Contents:
John Tanner, alias Mortimer, junior, plaintiff.
Edmond Perry, Dorothy his wife, deforciants. and Richard Perryey.
2 messuages, 2 gardens, 60 acres of land, 6 acres meadow, 40 acres pasture and 20 acres heath in Tiverton and West Bradleigh.
Plaintiff paid deforciants £120.

WITMERIDGE, RACKENFORD, BUCKPASTLEIGH.: Right hand indenture of a fine  47/3/1/4  20 October 1709

Contents:
Robert Incledon, plaintiff.
John Tanner, alias deforciant. Mortimer.
2 messuages, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 40 acres land, 10 acres meadow, 40 acres pasture, 20 acres heath, 5 acres moorland, and common of pasture for all kinds of beasts, in Rackinford, Witheridge, Darte Cruys, alias Darte Downe (?Dart Raffe in Witheridge Parish), New Park (Buckfastleigh), Little Marlsten (Witheridge), Little Peeke, Crowehill, and Idsen (not identified).
Plaintiff gave deforciant £100.

WITHERIDGE, RACKENFORD, BUCKFASTLEIGH.: Exemplification of a common recovery  47/3/1/5  28 November 1709
Language:  Latin

Contents:
John Lyddon, demandant.
Robert Incledon, tenant.
John Tanner, alias Mortemore, vouchee.
John Sanford, common vouchee.
2 messuages, 4 gardens, 40 acres land, 10 acres meadow, 40 acres pasture 20 acres heath, 5 acres moor, and common of pasture for all beasts, in Rackenford, Witheridge, New Park (Buckfastleigh), Darte Cruys alias Darte Downe, Little Malsten (Witheridge), Little Peeke, Crowehill, and Idston.
Seal of Common Pleas.

CREACOMBE: Release  47/3/1/6  12 July 1703

Contents:
(1) John Elworthy of Thelbridge, yeoman.
(2) John Radford of Witheridge, Thomas Greenslade, and John Tanner, of Creacombe, yeoman, as trustees of the will of Humphry Tanner of Rose Ash deceased.
Release of all right of (1) in the rents of Crowdall tenement.
Consideration: £65.
Recites: that the premises were given to Mary, wife of (1), and daughter of Humphrey Tanner.
Paper.

Deeds relating to the property of the Tanner family in Rose Ash Charles, and Witheridge  47/3/2  1601 - 1855

ROSE ASH: Agreement  47/3/2/1  19 March 1601/02

Contents:
44 Elizabeth I
(1) George Smyth of Exeter, esquire.
(2) John Shapcott of Creacombe, yeoman.
Recites that certain premises in Rose Ash were leased, by deed of 11 May, 1582, by Arthur Hall to William Venn. The freehold of the premises is now owned by (1), and the premises are occupied by (2). It is agreed that the heriot, specified in the deed of 1562, shall be rendered in money, instead of the lessee's best beast being rendered.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Counterpart lease for 99 years or 2 lives  47/3/2/2  12 April, 1616

Contents:
14 James I
(1) George Smith of Hadworthy, knight.
(2) Henry Came alias Zeale, junior, of Bishop's Mympton, yeoman.
Part of Rose Ash Barton, and a water course running though it.
Lives: Lessee and Grace Snell, intended wife of leasee.
Consideration: £100.
Rent: 6s. 8d., and 2 capons, or 3 shillings, at Michaelmas, yearly, and 3s., for the watercourse.
Heriot: Best beast or £3.

ROSE ASH: Bond for £100  47/3/2/3  20 September 1651

Contents:
(1) Henry Came, alias Zenle of Rose Ash, yeoman.
(2) John Tanner.
Bond to be void if (1) shall permit (2) to hold a moiety of Rose Ash barton without hindrance or trouble. The portions of the barton held by (1) and (2) respectively are described.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Lease for 31 years in reversion  47/3/2/4  30 May 1670

Contents:
(1) John Tanner, alias Mortimer, of Rose Ash, yeoman.
(2) John Tanner, alias Mortimer, of Creacombe, yeoman.
Part of Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: £50.
Term of 31 years to begin after the deaths of (1), of Grace Tanner wife of (1), of George Tanner son of (1), and of such woman as George Tanner shall man

ROSE ASH, WITHERIDGE: Feofment  47/3/2/5  9 January 1681/82

Contents:
33 Charles II.
(1) John Tanner, alias Mortimore, of Creacombe, yeoman.
(2) Humphrey Tanner, alias Mortimore, of Creacombe, eldest son of (1).
Part of Rose Ash Barton, and Malsdon tenement, in Witheridge.
Consideration: £100, and intended marriage of (2) and Joan, daughter of John Parkhouse of Witheridge, yeoman.
Recites that the part of Rose Ash Barton is leased to George Tanner, and that Malsdon is held by Mary Cockram, widow, for the term of her life.
Endorsed with memorandum (undated, that seisin was given of the premises to (2).

ROSE ASH: Lease for 80 years or 2 lives  47/3/2/6  29 January 1696/97

Contents:
(1) John Tanner the elder, alias Mortimore, of Creacombe, yeoman, and Robert Tanner, alias Mortimore, brother of John the elder.
(2) John Tanner the younger, alias Mortimore, son of John the elder.
East part of Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: 6d. paid to Robert Tanner, and affection of John Tanner the elder for John Tanner the younger.
Lives Thomas Tanner and Robert Tanner, sons of John Tanner the elder.
Rent: 16s.
Heriot: £2.

ROSE ASH: Quit Claim  47/3/2/7  20 November 1699

Contents:
(1) Thomas Tanner of Creacombe, yeoman.
(2) John Tanner the elder, father of (1), John Tanner the younger, Brother of (1), and Robert Tanner, son and executor of Robert Tanner, deceased.
Quit claim of all sums arising from the rents and profits of the eastern part of Rose Ash Barton, except for £250 to be paid to (1) for assigning the part of the barton to John Tanner the younger.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Schedule  47/3/2/8  Undated [about 1700]

Contents:
Of deeds relating to the east part of Rose Ash Barton.
A rough list of 11 deeds. The dates of the deeds are not given, and the descriptions of them are very cursory.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Assignment of lease  47/3/2/9  6 November 1705

Contents:
4 Anne.
(1) John Elworthy of Thelbridge, yeoman, and Mary his wife, daughter and heiress of Humphrey Tanner of Rose Ash, yeoman, deceased.
(2) John Tanner of Rose Ash, son heir, and executor of Humphrey Tanner. East part of Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: £50.
Recites that by the will of Humphrey Tanner, dated 11 March, 1695, the reversion of the premises were bequeathed to Mary Elworthy, to hold for a term of 30 years, or one life.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Lease for 99 years or 3 lives  47/3/2/10  2 December 1710

Contents:
9 Anne.
(1) John Tanner of North Grendon, in Rose Ash parish, yeoman.
(2) John Tanner of Creacombe, yeoman.
East part of Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: £82 and one gold piece, and surrender of previous lease
Lives Lessee, Joan Louis, daughter of Joan Louis, of Tiverton Robert Tanner, lessee's brother.
Rent: 16s.
Heriot: £2.

ROSE ASH: Harriage settlement  47/3/2/11  15 January 1710/11

Contents:
9 Anne
(1) John Tanner of Creacombe, yeoman.
(2) George Shortridge of Witheridge, gent., and John Tristram of Bampton, gent., trustees.
(3) Joan Louis, daughter of Joan Louis of Tiverton, widow.
East part of Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: £200 and intended marriage.

ROSE ASH: Counterpart lease in reversion for 99 years or 2 lives  47/3/2/12  13 October 1714

Contents:
1 George I
(1) John Tanner, alias Mortimore, of Rose Ash, yeoman.
(2) John Eames of Rose Ash, wool comber.
One dwelling house, with garden.
Consideration: £4. 10s.
Rent: 2s.
Lives Naboth, lessee's son Elizabeth Searle, lessee's niece.
Recites that the premises were leased by John Tanner now deceased, to Robert Rackett, senior, by deed of 25 March 1658, for 99 years or 3 lives. The present lease is in reversion of the lease of 1658.

ROSE ASH: Lease (draft) for 99 years or 3 lives  47/3/2/13  4 May 1716

Contents:
2 George I
(1) Henry Downe of Burrough in Northam parish, esq.
(2) John Tanner of Rose Ash, yeoman.
Tenement called Bulkworthy.
Consideration: £38 and two broad pieces of gold.
Rent: 3s. 4d.
Heriot: 3s. 4d.
Lives: Lessee, lessee's son, and lessee's daughter, Ann.
Paper.
Endorsed with rough notes about pollarding trees in Rose Ash barton, apparently drawn up in connection with a law suit.

ROSE ASH: Rough Notes  47/3/2/14  5 October 1716

Contents:
On the case for the plaintiff, in the case of
John Tanner, v. Alicia Zeale, alias Eames, with the opinion of Nicholas Hooper.
The case concerns the topping and lopping of certain pollard trees on Rose Ash Barton. The ownership of the various portions of the barton is detailed.

ROSE ASH: Counterpart lease, for 99 years or 2 lives  47/3/2/15  4 December 1724

Contents:
(1) John Downe of Northam, esq.
(2) Robert Tanner of West Anstey, yeoman.
Middle part of Rose Ash Barton.
Lives: Lessee's daughters, Anne and Joan Tanner.
Consideration: £140.
Rent: 10s., and one capon or 1s., at Christmas.
Heriot: £3.

ROSE ASH: Assignment of lease.  47/3/2/16  6 February 1724/25

Contents:
(1) Robert Tanner of West Anstey, yeoman.
(2) Philip Shortridge of Thelbridge, gent., John Tanner of Hunston, in Rose Ash parish, yeoman, and John Hodge of Stoodleigh, yeoman, trustees of the will of John Tanner of Aishtown, in Rose Ash parish, deceased.
The middle part of Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: 5s.
Recites that John Tanner of Aishtown, by will dated 18 June, 1724, bequeathed his residuary estate to (2), in trust to put the lives of his daughters, Anne and Joan Tanner, into a lease of the premises. The premises were leased by John Downe of Northam, to (1), by deed of 4 December 1724, for 99 years determinable on the lives of Anne and Joan. The lease is assigned to (2), in trust. See 47/3/2/13.

ROSE ASH: Assignment of leases.  47/3/2/17  25 March 1740

Contents:
13 George II
(1) Robert Tanner of West Anstey, yeoman, John Tanner of Munston, in Rose Ash parish, yeoman, and John Hodge of Stoodleigh, yeoman, executors and trustees of the will of John Tanner of Aishtown, deceased.
(2) Anne Tanner, spinster, daughter and executrix of John Tanner, decd.
(3) John Tanner, of Aishtown, yeoman, only son of John Tanner, deceased.
A moiety of the middle part of Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: 5s. paid by (3) to (1), and £160 paid by (3) to (2).
Recites that (1) are possessed of 2 leases of the premises, as trustees under the will of John Tanner, deceased in trust for his daughters, Anne and John Tanner, Anne Tanner has now attained 21 years and is entitled to a moiety of part of the barton. She has contracted to sell the moiety to (3).

ROSE ASH: Lease for 99 years, or 3 lives  47/3/2/18  26 June 1740

Contents:
[13 George II, in error]
(1) John Tanner of Rose Ash, gent.
(2) John Burnet of Rose Ash, husbandman.
Plot of land, called New Building, containing about 140 square yards, and a house now building on it.
Lives Lessee, Lessee's son Robert Burnet Lessee's daughter, Ann Burnet.
Consideration: £2. 2s.
Rent: 6s.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Assignment of lease  47/3/2/19  28 January 1743/44

Contents:
(1) John Tanner of Munston, in Rose Ash parish, yeoman, John Hodge of Stoodleigh, yeoman, and Robert Tanner of West Anstey, yeoman.
(2) John Vicary of South Molton, merchant, and Joan his wife.
(3) John Tanner of Aishtown, in Rose Ash parish, yeoman.
Moiety of the middle part of Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: £160.
Recites that (1) are executors and trustees of the will of John Tanner, deceased, that under the will John Vicary, in right of his wife (daughter of John Tanner deceased), is entitled to a moiety of the lease of the premises. The lease is assinged from (2) to (3).

ROSE ASH: Lease for 99 years or 3 lives  47/3/2/20  8 August 1757

Contents:
(1) John Downe of Burrough, esq.
(2) John Tanner of Rose Ash, gent.
Middle part of Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: surrender of previous lease, and £40 and one moidore.
Rent: 10s., and a capon, or 1s., at Christmas.
Heriot: £3, or best beast.
Lives Lessee's wife, Elizabeth aged 32
Lessee's daughter Elizabeth aged 14
Robert Tanner, aged 24, son of Jonathan Tanner of Rose Ash.

ROSE ASH: Bond for £50  47/3/2/21  10 July 1757

Contents:
(1) John Partridge of Rose Ash, yeoman.
(2) Margaret Partridge, daughter of (1), and Robert vesay of East Anstey as trustee for Margaret.
Bond to be void if, on decease of (1), the high and chief rents of a manor (not named) in Rose Ash parish descend to Margaret or her heirs.
At the foot is a note, signed by John Stabbick, that he abandons all claim on the high and chief rents.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Assignment of lease, and release (lease for a year missing]  47/3/2/22  17 January 1767

Contents:
[Given as 17 (for 7) George III in error].
(1) William Barber of Chittlehampton, doctor of physic, as trustee of the marriage settlement of John Downe of Burrough, deceased, and Ann, widow of John (formerly Ann Clevland).
(2) Richard Vyvyan of Sydenham Damarel, clerk, and Anna his wife.
(3) Lewis Guigner of St. James, Westminster, esq., John Clevland of Tapley, esq., and Philip Vyvyan of Tremeal in South Petherwin parish esq., as trustees of the marriage settlement of (2).
(4) Ann Downe of Bideford, widow, Henry Downe of Burrough, esq., and Elizabeth his wife.
(5) Richard Cooke of Witheridge, gent., as trustee for (6).
(6) John Tanner of Rose Ash, yeoman.
Middle part of Rose Ash barton.
Consideration: £155 paid by (6) to (3).
Recites that Anna, wife of Richard Vyvyan, is under the marriage settlement of her father, John Downe, dated 10, 11, December, 1733 entitled to £1,000 charged on the premises and other lands, and that the consideration is paid to (3), in part payment of the £1,000. The premises (and other lands) were leased to (1), and to other trustees since deceased, by the settlement of 1733, in trust, for a term of 500 years. The lease is now assigned to (5), in trust for (6). Henry Downe is possessed of the freehold of the premises. The freehold of the premises is released by (4) to (6).

ROSE ASH: Counterpart lease for 7 years  47/3/2/23  22 February 1768

Contents:
(1) John Tanner of Rose Ash, yeoman.
(2) Robert Beedle of Rose Ash, yeoman.
East part of Ash Town Barton.
Rent: £46.
Paper.

CHARLES, ROSE ASH, CHERITON FITZPAINE: Marriage settlement, by lease and release  47/3/2/24a  7, 8, March 1771

Contents:
(1) Elizabeth Tanner of Rose Ash, widow of John Tanner of Rose Ash, deceased.
(2) Elizabeth Tanner of Rose Ash, spinster, only child of John Tanner and of (1), and executrix of John Tanner.
(3) John Davey the elder of Flitton, in North Molton Parish, gent.
(4) John Davey the younger of Flitton, gent., son of (1).
(5) Richard Cooke of Witheridge, yeoman, and John Cooke of West Worlington, yeoman, brothers of (1), trustees.
All the part of Rose Ash Barton formerly possessed by John Tanner (? the eastern part) Recketts houses at Rose Ash, the middle part of Rose Ash Barton, and a leasehold tenement called Higher Molland in Cheriton Fitzpaine, and tenements called Scotts, Smaldons, and Langdons in Brayford, in Charles.
Consideration: 5s., and intended marriage.
Recites that the lands in Rose Ash and Cheriton Fitzpaine are conveyed to (5) by (2), in trust, and that the lands in Brayford are conveyed to (5) by (3)

ROSE ASH: Right and left hand indentures of a fine  47/3/2/25b  15 April 1771

Contents:
Richard Cole and John Cole, plaintiffs.
John Davy the younger and Elizabeth his wife. deforciants.
2 messuages, 1 cottage, 4 curtilages, 4 gardens, 7 orchards, 130 acres land, 16 acres meadow, 110 acres pasture, 3 acres wood, 4 acres heath, 3 acres moor, and common of pasture.
Plaintiffs paid deforciants £300.

ROSE ASH: Lease and release (copy)  47/3/2/26  19, 20 December 1797

Contents:
38 George III
(1) Edmund John Glynn of Glynn (Cornwall), esq., eldest son of John Glynn, deceased.
(2) James Forbes of Stanmore Hill, Middlesex, and Revd. Anthony William Glynn, Fellow of New College, Oxford, as trustees of the marriage settlement of (1) and his wife Elizabeth.
(3) Susanna Glynn of Bath, widow of John Glynn, deceased.
(4) Anthony William Glynn, Henry Richard Glynn, Captain, R.N., and Susanna Margaret Glynn of Bath, spinster, younger, children of John Glynn, deceased.
(5) Robert Tanner of Rose Ash, gent.
Tenement called Nethercott, a moiety of Rose Ash Barton, and part of East Catwill (or East Cathill) tenement.
Consideration: £1,730.
Recites that (3) is entitled to an annuity charged on the premises, and on other lands and that (4) are entitled to certain sums, charged on the premises, and on other lands. The premises are conveyed by (2) to (5).
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Memorandum of agreement  47/3/2/27  12 November 1810

Contents:
(1) John Slade, senior of Shobrooke.
(2) John Davy of Rose Ash.
(1) Agrees to let to (2) the tenement called Cuckoo Mill, for 7 years, at £5 a year.
Paper.

CHARLES PARISH: Feoffment  47/3/2/28  13 February 1616/1617

Contents:
14 James 1
(1) John Wrighte of Grays Inn, Middlesex, esq., and Isaac Paine, late servant to John Wrighte.
(2) Alexander Horwood of Barnestaple, merchant.
Three copyhold tenements at Brayford, in Charles parish.
Consideration: £240.
Endorsed with memorandum that seisin was given, 11 March, 1616/17.
Armorial seal of John Wright. The charges cannot be clearly seen, but the arms appear to be, per pale, on the dexter side 2 bars, on the sinister side a bend.
Seal of Isaac Paine (too worn for any details to be seen).

ROSE ASH, CHARLES: Lease and release  47/3/2/29a, b  21, 22 June 1824

Contents:
(1) John Tanner Davy of Rose Ash, gent., son and heir at law of John Davy, deceased, and his wife Elizabeth (formerly Elizabeth Tanner), deceased.
(2) William Tooke of Westminister, esq.
(3) John Marshall of South Molton, hatter.
East part of Rose Ash Barton, 2 houses called Recketts' houses at Rose Ash, the middle part of Rose Ash Barton, and 3 tenements called Scotts, Smaldons, and Langdons at Brayford, in Charles Parish.
Consideration: 5s.
Recites that the premises are released to (2), so that he may suffer a recovery of the premises in favour of (3).

ROSE ASH, CHARLES: Exemplification of a Common recovery  47/3/2/30  7 July 1824

Contents:
5 George IV
John Marshall, demandant.
William Tooke, tenant.
John Tanner Davy, vouchee.
George Humphreys, common vouchee.
5 messuages, one shop, 15 outhouses, 10 cowhouses, 18 gardens, 110 acres land, 5 acres meadow, 120 acres pasture, 15 acres wood, 6 acre heath, and the mowth of 3 acres of other land.

ROSE ASH, CRUWYS MORCHARD: Marriage Settlement (copy), by lease and release  47/3/2/31  13, 14 April 1827

Contents:
(1) James Tanner of Kings Nympton, esq.
(2) John Vowler the elder of Parnacott, esq.
(3) Elizabeth Vowler of Parnacott, daughter of (2).
(4) John Vowler, the younger of Bridgerule, esq., and Cory Kingdon of Poughill (Cornwall), M.D., trustees.
(5) Jonathan Tanner of Rose Ash, gent., and Edward Shearm of Streatton (Cornwall), gent., trustees.
Rose Ash Barton, and Gogland tenement in Cruwys Morchard.
Consideration: intended marriage and £2,100 belonging to (3).
Paper.

Appointment (copy)  47/3/2/32  20 August 1842

Contents:
(1) James Tanner of Kings Nympton, esq., and Elizabeth his wife.
(2) John Vowler, late of Bridgerule, but now of Parnacott, in Pyworthy parish, esq., and Cory Kingdon of Poughill, M.D.
(3) John Tanner of South Molton, druggist.
Recites that (3) is appointed a trustee of the marriage settlement of (1 in place of Cory Kingdon.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Conveyance  47/3/2/33  14 October 1842

Contents:
(1) John Vowler of Pyworthy, esq., and John Tanner of South Molton, druggist.
(2) James Tanner of Kings Nympton, esq., and Elizabeth his wife.
(3) John Tanner Davy of Rose Ash, gent.
((4) John Croote Davy of Chulmleigh, surgeon, as trustee for (3).
Rose Ash Barton.
Consideration: £6,150.
Recites that premises are conveyed by (1) to (3), at the appointment of (2).

ROSE ASH: Covenant to produce deeds  47/3/2/34  14 October 1842

Contents:
(1) Jonathan Tanner of Rose Ash, gent.
(2) John Tanner Davy of Rose Ash, gent.
(1) covenants to produce, for (2), indentures of lease and release dated 19, 20 December, 1797.

ROSE ASH: Certificate of Redemption of Land Tax, by John T. Davey  47/3/2/35  10 September 1842

Contents:
Tenement called Ash Town, consisting of a farmhouse, out-houses, and 120 acres land, part of Rose Ash Barton.
Printed paper.
Attached are 3 printed forms concerning the redemption of the land tax.

ROSE ASH: Mortgage for £1,000  47/3/2/36  5 May, 1855

Contents:
(1) John Tanner Davy of Rose Ash, gent.
(2) John Longworth Dames of South Molton, esq.
Denson Tenement, the east and middle parts of Rose Ash Barton (the two parts being commonly known as Higher Ash Town,) the west part of Rose Ash Barton (otherwise known as Lower Ash Town), 3 cottages in Rose Ash, a meadow in Rose Ash, 9 cottages and other buildings near Ash Green, and 4 cottages, with attached land, called West Percehay.
There is a detailed schedule of the mortgaged property, listing each field, with acreage.

ROSE ASH: 3 rough lists of fields in Rose Ash  47/3/2/37  Undated; [c. 1830]

Contents:
Giving acreages and amounts due for tithe. Field names are given.
Paper.

File of documents relating to Rose Ash  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
All paper

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Schedule of lands leased to Mr. Woolacott, in Lower and Higher Ashtown  47/3/2/38/(a)  Undated

Contents:
Fields are listed, with acreage, land utilization and number of each as given on the 6 inch Ordnance Survey map.

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Extracts from the minutes of the Rose Ash School Board, 1875 and 1884  47/3/2/38/(b)  1875-1884

Contents:
The extracts concern school buildings at Rose Ash.

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Letter (copy), from Crosse, Day, and Crosse, solicitors, to Messrs Barber and Sons, about the ownership of school buildings at Rose Ash  47/3/2/38/(c)  10 December, 1888

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Letter from E. J. Langdon to 'Charlotte' [Davey] about rights over the Green (? at Rose Ash)  47/3/2/38/(d)  4 April, 1889

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Letter from H. Granger Southcomb to Mrs. Davey, stating that the arbitrators about the village green have been asked to meet on 24 April, 1889  47/3/2/38/(e)  8 April, 1889

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Letter From Richard Davey to Charlotte [Davey], advising Mrs.Davey to maintain her rights in the village green  47/3/2/38/(f)  24 April, 1889

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Statement, signed by Philip Tapp, that he repaired the thatch on premises occupied by Matthew Pester, at the expense of Colonel Davey  47/3/2/38/(g)  25 April, 1889

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Brief note of evidence that a workshop [at Rose Ash] was the property of Col. Davey  47/3/2/38/(h)  26 April, 1889

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Note that Matthew Tapp, aged 86, remembers the purchase of the workshop by Mr. Davey  47/3/2/38/(i)  19 July, 1889

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Note from William Cole to Mrs. Davey, stating that evidence about the workshop at Ash Town, claimed by Matthew Pester, is being forwarded  47/3/2/38/(j)  12 July, 1889

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Statement, signed by William Cole, that he inspected the property of Colonel Tanner Davey at Rose Ash in 1887, including the buildings occupied by Matthew Pester, a cottage and workshop.  47/3/2/38/(k)  1887

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; 2 rough plans of a workshop at Rose Ash, with 2 notes about its possession and dimensions  47/3/2/38/(l)  Undated

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Printed advertisement for the sale of lands at Rose Ash, the property of Colonel Davey, deceased  47/3/2/38/(m)  27 July, 1887

File of documents relating to Rose Ash; Letter from R. Louis-Riccord to Mrs. Davy, about her right to compel the tenants of Higher Ash town to supply reed for thatching  47/3/2/38/(n)  6 March, 1890

Documents relating to the affairs of the Tanner and Davey families of Rose Ash  47/3/3  1671-1887

Quit Claim  47/3/3/1  19 January 1671/72

Contents:
23 Charles II
(1) Robert Vigures of Puddington, yeoman.
(2) John Tanner of Creacombe, yeoman.
Quit claim of all law suits, bonds, and debts.
Paper.

Receipt  47/3/3/2  20 February 1682/83

Contents:
35 Charles II
By Humphrey Chattey of Butterleigh, gent., for £100, paid to him by John Tanner of Creacombe, gent.
Recites that the £100 was bequeathed by Humphrey Brook, deceased, to Agnes, daughter of John Tanner and wife of Humphrey Chattey. John Tanner is executor of Humphrey Brook's will.
Paper.

Receipt  47/3/3/3  3 November 1683

Contents:
By Thomas Berry, for £53. 6s. 8d.
Received from John Tanner of Creacombe, as four year's rent.
(The tenement from which the rent is due is not stated).

Quit Claim  47/3/3/4  10 December 1690

Contents:
2 William and Mary
(1) George Tanner of Creacombe, yeoman.
(2) John Tanner the elder of Creacombe, yeoman.
Quit claim of all debts, actions, and bonds, except for a bond for £18, dated 8 December, 1690.

Bond for £20  47/3/3/5  28 January 1695/96

Contents:
7 William III
(1) Joan Dodge of Bradninch, widow, and William Dodge of Halberton, yeoman.
(2) Joan Loueis of Butterleigh, widow.
Bond to be void if (1) pay £10 to (2) on 29 July, 1696.
Paper.

Certificate of Probate  47/3/3/6  5 April 1706

Contents:
By John Hisbury, Vicar General of the Bishop of Exeter, of the will of Humphrey Loueis deceased.
Administration granted to Joan Loueis, mother of deceased and sole executrix.
Paper.

Will and codicil  47/3/3/7  10 July 1724

Contents:
Of Joan Louis of Rose Ash, widow, bequeating:
£4 to the poor of Rose Ash
£5 to the poor of Witheridge
£1 to the poor of Washford Pyne
£1 to the poor of Templeton
£2 to Thomas Hamling
£5 to testatrix' daughter, Joan Tanner
£2. 10s., Each to testatrix' grand-daughters, Ann and Joan Tanner to buy mourning.
£1. 1s., to testatrix' god-daughter, Mary Ayre.
£5 to Ann Tanner, and clothes.
All testatrix' linen to her grand-daughters, Ann and Joan Tanner.
£10 to testatrix' grand-daughters, Joan Tanner.
Residuary estate to testatrix' grandson, John Tanner.
Elaborate arrangements are made for testatrix' burial.
John Tanner appointed executor.
Codicil, dated 12 May, 1726, bequeathing clothes and household goods to testatrix' daughter, Joan Tanner, and testatrix' two grand-daughters.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Bundle of Bills and Receipts  47/3/3/8  1708-1768

Contents:
Relating to the Tanner family.
Mostly receipts for chief rents payable from property at Rose Ash.
15 Documents.
All paper.

Bond for £140  47/3/3/9  29 January 1724/25

Contents:
11 George I
(1) Robert Tanner of West Anstey, yeoman, John Tanner of Munson in Rose Ash parish, and John Hodge of Stpodleigh, yeoman.
(2) John Downe of Northam, esq.
Bond to be void if (1) pay £70 to (2) on 29 July, 1725.
At the foot is a receipt, dated 15 October, 1725, for £70, signed by John Downe.
Paper.

Quit Claim  47/3/3/10  12 May, 1755

Contents:
28 George II
(1) John Vicary, now of North Tawton, but late of South Molton, shopkeeper.
(2) Joan Tanner of Witheridge, widow, John Gould of Witheridge, Husbandman, John Searle of Witheridge, mason, and Thomas Wilcocks of Witheridge, blacksmith.
Quit claim of all law-suits, bonds, and debts.
Paper.

Miscellaneous Bills  47/3/3/11  1792-1836

Contents:
Relating to the Davey family.
The bills are mostly for the supply of cloth and clothing, but there are also bills for education and medical care.
15 Documents.
All paper.

Account book  47/3/3/12  1817-1820

Contents:
Accounts for both personal and farm expenses. There is no indication of whose accounts these are, but they may be those of John Tanner Davy.
Paper.

Account  47/3/3/13  1831-1833

Contents:
For legal charges, incurred by John Tanner Davey. The total charge is £423. 4s. 8d.
The expenses relate to the case of
Davey
V.
Southcomb and Veysey.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Burial Certificate  47/3/3/14  12 October 1868

Contents:
Of John Tanner Davy, aged 80, at Rose Ash, on 7 July, 1852.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Burial certificate of Elizabeth Cooke Davy, aged 76, on 22 February, 1868, at Rose Ash  47/3/3/15/(a)  1 October, 1869

Contents:
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Another copy of Elizabeth Cooke Davy's burial certificate, dated 27 October, 1878.  47/3/3/15/(b)  [n.d.]

Covenant of indemnity  47/3/3/16  15 July 1878

Contents:
(1) Russell Martyn Riccard of South Molton, gent.
(2) John Tanner Davy of Rose Ash, esq.
(1) Covenants to indemnify (2) for any losses or costs sustained by (2) in consequence of having joined as a guarantor in signing a promissory note for £400, given by (1) to the British Mutual Investment Company.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: A volume  47/3/3/17  1724-1725

Contents:
Into which accounts and receipts relating to the personal affairs of John Tanner, yeoman, of Rose Ash, have been fixed.
All paper.

Documents relating to the administration of Rose Ash parish  47/3/4  1786-1894

ROSE ASH: Bundle of bills and receipts  47/3/4/1  1786-1807

Contents:
Relating to churchwardens' expenses in Rose Ash parish, for 1786, 1794-1807.
Apparently collected by John Davey in his capacity as churchwarden.
The bills include charges for a new bell, 1807.
34 Documents.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Churchwarden's Accounts  47/3/4/2  1793-1794

Contents:
For Rose Ash parish, for the years 1793 and 1794.
A small paper volume.

ROSE ASH: Churchwarden's Account  47/3/4/3  1796-1807

Contents:
For Rose Ash parish, 1796-1798, and 1804-1807.
A paper volume.

ROSE ASH: Churchwarden's account  47/3/4/4  1807-1811

Contents:
For the parish of Rose Ash, for 1807.
Overseer of the poor account, for the parish of Rose Ash, for 1810-1811.
Apparently accounts kept by James Davey, as warden and overseer.
A paper volume.

ROSE ASH: Churchwarden's Account  47/3/4/5  1819-1820

Contents:
For the parish of Rose Ash, for 1819-1820.
Enclose are 6 vouchers, for expenditure by Mr. [?James] Davey, as churchwarden.
A paper volume.

Poor Rate Assessment for Rose Ash parish  47/3/4/6(a)  1684

Contents:
Made by Nicholas Loosemoore, Churchwarden, Humphrey Tanner and Elizabeth Stick, overseers.
Paper

Poor Rate Assessment for Rose Ash parish  47/3/4/6(b)  1769

Contents:
Made by Robert Tanner, churchwarden, John Carter and Christopher Vicary, overseers of the poor.
Paper

Poor Rate Assessment for Rose Ash parish  47/3/4/6(c)  1822

Contents:
Paper

ROSE ASH: Certificate of Appointment  47/3/4/7  21 April 1808

Contents:
By two justices of the peace, of John Tanner Davey and William Webber, as parish overseers of the poor.
A printed form.
Paper.

Rose Ash: Paper account book Summary account of Poor Rate Expenditure  47/3/4/8/(a)  1826-1836

Rose Ash: Paper account book Summary account of Poor Rate Expenditure Poor Rate assessment for 1824  47/3/4/8/(b)  1824

Rose Ash: Paper account book Summary account of Poor Rate Expenditure Poor Rate assessment for 1847  47/3/4/8/(c)  1847

Rose Ash: Paper account book Summary account of Poor Rate Expenditure Reteable value of farms in Rose Ash  47/3/4/8/(d)  1865

Rose Ash: Paper account book Summary account of Poor Rate Expenditure Rate assessment  47/3/4/8/(e)  1865

Contents:
Made October 1865

Church Rate Assessment for Rose Ash parish, made by John Davy, church warden  47/3/4/9/(a)  3 April, 1795

Contents:
Paper

Church Rate Assessment for Rose Ash parish, made by John Tanner Davy, church warden  47/3/4/9/(b)  17 March 1796

Contents:
Paper

Church Rate Assessment for Rose Ash parish, made by John Tanner Davy, church warden  47/3/4/9/(c)  13 April, 1797

Contents:
Paper

Church Rate Assessment for Rose Ash parish, made by John Tanner Davy, church warden  47/3/4/9/(d)  30 March, 1798

Contents:
Paper

Church Rate Assessment for Rose Ash parish, made by John Tanner Davy, and Jonathan Davy, church wardens  47/3/4/9/(e)  15 March, 1806

Contents:
Paper

Church Rate Assessment made by John Tanner Davy and Jonathan Tanner, church wardens  47/3/4/9/(f)  26 October, 1806

Contents:
Paper

ROSE ASH: Certificate of Appointment  47/3/4/10  10 October 1792

Contents:
By the Justices of the Peace for the North Grand Division of Devon, of John Davey and Richard Hodge, as surveyors of the highways for Rose Ash parish.
On the dorse is the charge (printed), delivered by Justices of the Peace to every highway surveyor on appointment.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Account Book  47/3/4/11  1800-1819

Contents:
Of the surveyors of the highways for Rose Ash parish, 1800-1819
A paper volume

ROSE ASH: Account book  47/3/4/12  1819-1836

Contents:
Of the surveyors of the highways for Rose Ash parish, 1819-1836
A paper volume, bound in half calf.

ROSE ASH: Account  47/3/4/13  1811-1812

Contents:
Of John Tanner Davy and Robert Tucker, parochial surveyors of the highways, for 1811-1812.
A rough account, with various jottings and rough calculations on loose sheets.
A paper volume.

ROSE ASH: Account  47/3/4/14  1812-1813

Contents:
Of John Tanner Davey, parochal surveyor of the highways, for 1812-1813.
A paper volume.

ROSH ASH  [no ref.]  1813-1815

Rose Ash Assessment for highway rate  47/4/15/(a)  6 April, 1813

Contents:
Made by James Tanner and James Davy, surveyors of the highways.
Paper

Rose Ash Assessment for highway rate  47/4/15/(b)  1 December, 1815

Contents:
Made by Jonathan Tanner and John Loosemore, surveyors of the highways.
Paper

ROSE ASH: Account  47/3/4/16  1815-1817

Contents:
Of John Tannor Davey, for work done on a turnpike road in Rose Ash parish, 1815-1817.
It is not clear if this work was carried out by Davey in his capacity as a parochial surveyor of highways, or not.
A paper volume, bound in stiff covers.

ROSE ASH Account  47/3/4/17  1817-1818

Contents:
Of work done on a turnpike road in Rose Ash parish, [? by John Tanner Davey].
At the end is a list of inhabitants of Rose Ash who are liable to statute duty on the highways, and a list of the day labourers of Rose Ash (both lists undated).
A paper volume.

ROSE ASH: Miscellaneous bills  47/3/4/18  1826-1827

15 documents.

Contents:
Relating to the affairs of John Tanner Davy, Apparently bills paid by J. T. Davy for repair of highways in Rose Ash parish.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Rate assessment  47/4/19/(a)  27 May 1778

Contents:
By John Davy and John Pearse, parish assessors of the land tax
Paper

ROSE ASH: Rate assessment  47/4/19/(b)  10 November, 1780

Contents:
By John Davy and John Lock, parish assessors of the land tax
Paper

Abstract, of the Contribution Act, for raising additional taxation for war purposes.  47/3/4/20  Undated; [1798]

Contents:
Lays down rules for assessing tax on servants, carriages, carriage-horse farm horses, houses, windows, dogs, clocks, and watches and, for assessing income tax.
Printed.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Assessed taxes  47/21/(a)  5 April, 1806, 6 April, 1807

Contents:
Levied upon the inhabitants of Rose Ash parish
Paper

ROSE ASH: Assessed taxes  47/21/(b)  5 April, 1808, 6 April, 1809

Contents:
Levied upon the inhabitants of Rose Ash parish
Paper

ROSE ASH: Account  47/3/4/22  1808

Contents:
For assessed taxes, land tax, and game duty, collected in Rose Ash parish, and paid over to the Deputy Receiver General on 21 October, 1808
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Assessment of income tax  47/3/4/23  1806-1807

Contents:
Upon the inhabitants of Rose Ash parish, for the year ending 5 April, 1807.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Return of taxes  47/3/4/24  1806-1807

Contents:
Assessed upon the inhabitants of Rose Ash parish, for the year ending 5 April, 1807.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: List of the owners and occupiers of lands  47/3/4/25  Undated; [about 1800]

Contents:
With the names of their properties Apparently drawn up for the purpose of levying rates or taxes.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Valuation lists of property  47/3/4/26  1862-1894

Contents:
Giving names of owners and occupiers, and description of property for 1875 and 1894, Attached is a valuation of the glebe and Ash Town, 1862, for the poor rate.
Paper.

CHARLES, SOUTH MOLTON, NORTH MOLTON, ROSE ASH, CRUWYS MCRCHARD, KNOWSTONE: Indentures of parish apprentices  47/3/4/27a-j  1740-1806

Contents:
All paper. Bound together in a volume with limp covers.

George Greenslade, apprenticed to John Tanner, husbandman  47/27/(a)  1 September, 1740

Ann Greenslade, apprenticed to John Tanner  47/27/(b)  3 March, 1875

Thomas Wright, apprenticed to John Tanner, by his consent, for his estate called Beer  47/27/(c)  2 July, 1748

Grace Kingdon, apprenticed to William Shapland, for his tenement in Popham  47/27/(d)  1 September, 1757

Ann Crocker, apprenticed to John Tanner, for the East and Middle Part of Rose Ash Barton, by his consent.  47/27/(e)  9 May, 1761

Catherine Leworthy, apprenticed to John Davie  47/27/(f)  6 September, 1762

Mary Skinner, apprenticed to John Davey  47/27/(g)  4 September, 1782

George Hoyle, apprenticed to John Davey, for Lett's tenement at Flitton North Molton parish  47/27/(h)  7 September, 1789

Contents:
Endorsed with note that the apprentice was assigned to John Tanner Davy, on 13 September 1794.

Agnes Blake, apprenticed to John Davey, for Scott's tenement at Flitton, North Molton parish  47/27/(i)  27 June, 1793

Contents:
Endorsed with note that the apprentice was assigned to John Tanner Davey, on 13 September 1794, John Davey having died 31 July, 1794.

James Marshall, apprenticed to John Stabback of Knowstone, yeoman, for Middle Hapson tenement  47/27/(j)  27 September, 1806

ROSE ASH: Register  47/3/4/28  1803-1844

Contents:
Of parish apprentices bound, from 1 January 1803, to 1 April, 1844 Gives name, age, sex, and percentage of apprentice, name and occupation of master, and fee paid.
91 apprenticeships (or assignments) listed.
Paper volume bound in leather.

ROSE ASH: Order  47/3/4/29  29 April 1794

Contents:
By the General Quarter Sessions for the County of Devon, quashing, on appeal, an order made by two Justices of the Peace for the removal of Anne Fewens, from the parish of Meshaw to the parish of Rose Ash.
A printed form.
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Account book  47/3/4/30  1862-1864

Contents:
For Rose Ash school 1862-1864.
The accounts were apparently kept by John Tanner Davey.
Receipts and payments are shown.
In the back of the book are minutes of meetings of the Rose Ash School Trustees and Subscribers, 1863 and 1864.
A paper volume.

[? ROSE ASH]: List of subscriptions  47/3/4/31  1802

Contents:
For a celebration on the conclusion of peace, held on the 4 June, 1802 [i.e., for the Treaty of Amiens].
The subscriptions total £19. 15s. 6d.
There is also a list of expenses, totalling £22. 4s., perhaps incurred in connection with the celebrations.
Paper.

Four documents connected with Rose Ash parish  47/3/5  1783-1844

ROSE ASH; Rent Roll  47/3/5/1  Undated; [late 18th century]

Contents:
Of Rose Ash Manor.
Lists 15 tenants.
Papers.

ROSE ASH: Rentals of Smyth's Manor, showing high and chief rents payable in the manor  47/3/5/2ae  1783-1854

Contents:
All paper

Rental  47/3/5/2/(a)  late 18th century

Contents:
Lists 13 tenants.

Rental  47/3/5/2/(b)  1783

Contents:
Lists 13 tenants, with names of holdings.

A modern copy of (b)  47/3/5/2/(c)  n.d

Rental  47/3/5/2/(d)  1786-1797

Contents:
For 1786-1787, with added notes for later years, to 1797. Lists 11 tenants, with names of holdings.

A paper book  47/3/5/2/(e)  1798-1854

Contents:
Containing rentals for 1798, 1808, 1811, 1812, 1826, 1832-34, 1837-50, 1848, 1853, 1854. These rentals have been much altered and added to in years after each was originally drawn up.
All paper

ROSE ASH: Some rough notes about the deaths and marriages of the Stabbick family of Cheriton Fitzpaine  47/3/5/3/(a)  Undated

2 sheets

Contents:
Paper.

ROSE ASH: Memoranda  47/3/5/3/(b)  July, 1801

Contents:
Certifying that Henry Mildon, glover, of Tiverton, Thomas Stabbick, yeoman, of Cheriton Fitzpaine, James Stabbick, husbandman, of Bradninch, and Richard Manley, husbandman, of Cruwys Morchard, have agreed to sell their rights in the chief rents of Rose Ash parish, to John Stabbick.
Paper.

Bills and receipts relating to the affairs of John Stabbick  47/3/5/3/(c)  1786-1825

10 documents

Contents:
Paper.

ROSE ASH; Tracings  47/3/5/4  1844

Contents:
From the Rose Ash Tithe Map, made by Henry Crispin, junior. Some field names have been written in on the tracings.

ROBOROUGH, CRUNYS MORCHARD, TEMPLETON: Fine (copy)  47/3/6  13 October 1637
Language:  Latin

Contents:
William Slee (gent). Plaintiff.
Lewis Crewes, esq., deforciants and Sarah his wife, and Alexander Crewes, gent., and Frances his wife.
13 messuages, 16 gardens, 18 orchards, 360 acres land, 100 acres meadow, 570 acres pasture, 4 acres wood, 480 acres heath, and 380 acres moor, in Thelbridge, Templeton, and Cruwys Morchard.
Plaintiff paid deforciants £800.
Paper.

PLYMOUTH, TWITCHEN: Left hand identure of a fine  47/3/7  3 May 1647
Language:  Latin

Contents:
23 Charles I
Humphrey Brooke, plaintiff.
John Webber, alias Turner, deforciants and Anne his wife.
Rent charge of £10 a year from one messuage, one garden, one orchard, 30 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 30 acres of pasture, and 10 acres of heath in Twithen and Burrington, for 99 years determinable on two lives.
Plaintiff
Paid deforciants £200.

PLYMOUTH, TWITCHEN: Bond for £12  47/3/8  13 October 1663

Contents:
15 Charles II
(1) John Thomas of Witheridge, husbandman, Andrew Thomas of Witheridge, yeoman, and John Thomas of Rackenford, yeoman.
(2) Humphrey Brooke of Cruwys Morchard, yeoman.
Paper.

PLYMOUTH, TWITCHEN: Bond for £100  47/3/9  26 March 1695

Contents:
[Year given as 6 William III, in error]
(1) John Rich of Cruwys Morchard, yeoman, and Philip Rich of Cruwys Morchard, husbandman.
(2) John Paddon of Cruwys Morchard, yeoman.
Bond to be void if (1) perform all the covenants in an identure of 26 March, 1695.

Promissory Note for £10  47/3/10  24 June 1804

Contents:
(1) Robert Loosmore of Knowstone, husbandman.
(2) Robert White of Rose Ash, husbandman.
Attached is receipt from Robert White for £10, dated 10 July, 1809.
Paper.

Proposals, by the West of England Fire and Life Insurance Company, for insurance against loss by fire  47/3/11  24 December 1807

Contents:
The proposals act out the conditions under which the company is prepared to insure chattles and real property against fire. There is a full list of the company's directors and trustees.
Printed.
Paper.

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