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Reference D189
Covering dates 1483-1937
Held by Gloucestershire Archives
Extent 59 files
Archival history Farrer and Co. solicitors
Accruals Acc. Nos. 190, 192, 199, 206, 211, 218, 222, 231, 250, 258, 2234, 2920, 3802, 4420, 4484
Source of acquisition British Records Association (B.R.A. nos. 328, 359, 369, 437 and 500)

Contents:
Deeds of Badgeworth, Shurdington, Cold Ashton, Thornbury and other places in Gloucestershire and Somerset



CLIENTS  [no ref. or date]

GWINNETT  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  [no ref. or date]

Bentham, Badgeworth and Shurdington  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/1/T1  1621 - 1763

22

Contents:
The manor of Great and Little Shurdington and Badgeworth; messuages and cottages in Great Shurdington, including Wellhay House and the adjoining King's Tenement or Gwinnett's Tenement, Randale's Tenement, Collin's House, Dring's Tenement, Thos. Townsend's Tenement, Brewton's, and land (50 a., field names), some in the common fields, all in Shurdington; includes copy settlements after marriage of John Randle sen. of Great Shurdington and his wife Joan, and John Randle jun., of Little Shurdington and Elizabeth (nee Capenor), 1672; settlement before marriage of Chas. Whitton of Woodstock Park (Oxon.) and Jane, daughter of John Champneys of Orchardley (Somerset), 1674;
Decorative initial letters on deeds, 1657, 1659, 1660; engraved initial portrait of Geo. III, 1762

[no title]  D189/II/1/T2  1641 - 1767

9

Contents:
Messuage and land known as The Ruddings, Badgeworth (200 a.); land at Bentham; includes expenses of building a barn at the Ruddings, 1715

[no title]  D189/II/1/T3  1730

1

Contents:
Land in Badgeworth and Bentham (2 a.); and the common fields of Badgeworth (8 a., field names)

[no title]  D189/II/1/T4  1739 - 1770

8

Contents:
Cottages in the manor and parish of Badgeworth, including 1 near the Church House, 1 in Little Witcombe, 1 with a workhouse [workshop] adjoining the London Road from Gloucester to Birdlip

Elmstone Hardwicke  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/1/T5  1683 - 1775

4

Contents:
Messuage, tithes, land (10 a., field names) in Elmstone Hardwicke and the rectory of Elmstone Hardwicke, Evington and the Lye

Up Hatherley  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/1/T6  1658 - 1735

6

Contents:
Messuage, cottage and land (180 a., field names); includes draft abstract of title (1681 - 1719), 1735

Uckington  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/1/T7  1725

2

Contents:
Messuage and tithes

Family  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/1/F1  1646 - 1732

19

Contents:
Bonds and marriage settlements of the Gwinnett family of Great Shurdington, relating to the manor of Badgeworth; capital messuage called The Farmhouse or Crippetts, messuage and land (100 a., field names) in Badgeworth, Great Shurdington and Down Hatherley; includes deed of messuage called The Black Boy or The Peacock, St. Martins, Ludgate, London, 1732.
Settlements before marriage of Richard Gwinnett of Great Shurdington, gent. and Anne, daughter of Wm. Caple, esq., alderman of the city of Gloucester, 1646; Geo. Gwinnett of Great Shurdington, gent., and Sarah Browne of Tirley, 1674; Geo. Gwinnett, jun., citizen and merchant taylor of London and Mary Gough of London, gentlewoman, 1721; wills or copy wills of Richard Banaster, of Apperley, gent., 1646; M. E. Stansbye of Badgeworth, 1683; Wm. Browne of Tirley, gent., 1691, proved 1692; Thos. Button of Cottrell (Glam.), 1710, proved 1711; Thos. Clay of Little Shurdington, 1712; Mary Brown, late of Tirley, now of Gloucester, spinster, 1717; Richard Gwinnett of Great Shurdington, gent., 1717, proved 1717; Geo. Gwinnett of Badgeworth, gent., 1729, proved 1729

Legal  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/1/L1  [1695]

1

Contents:
Lawyer's file of depositions and interrogations taken at the White Horse Inn, Horseberry Bridge, Great Witcombe, in the Chancery case of Randle v. Randle re property in Bentham and Badgeworth, 1695

LANGTON  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  [no ref. or date]

Bristol, Kings Weston etc  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T1  [1659] - 1663

1

Contents:
Tripartite division of estate of late Mrs. Johane Langton of Bristol, widow, between her sons Thomas, Joseph and Ezekiel referring to messuages and lands in Kings Weston, Laurence Weston, Henbury and Westbury, Broad Street and the Shambles, Bristol, Pucklechurch, Morton and Thornbury; detailed descriptions and value of the personal property divided, 1660-61; includes copy will of Johane Langton, 1659

Cold Aston  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T2  1594 - 1731

13

Contents:
Messuages, called Coldaston and the Upper House, and 8 yardlands; includes fine on 2 messuages, and land (316 a.), 1630; settlement before marriage of John Lord of Hasleton, gent., and Anne, daughter of Wm. Mason of Northleigh (Oxon.), clothier, 1663; deed of 1630 has decorative initial letter

[no title]  D189/II/2/T3  1599 - 1748

18

Contents:
Messuage, with kitchen, 2 chambers over the hall and kitchen, and ground-chamber next to the hall, 2½ yardlands, and common of pasture for 40 sheep; includes deeds of 1663 and 1701, with terriers of land (100 a.); includes settlement after marriage of John Tray of Cold Aston, yeoman and Joane, daughter of John Rucke, late of Turkdean, yeoman, 1663; settlement before marriage of John Tray, jun., of Cold Aston, yeoman, and Sarah Cooke of Notgrove, 1701

Cold Ashton, Bristol, Doynton and Somerset etc.  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T4  1694 - 1769

7

Contents:
Manors of Cold Ashton and Tourney's Court (Somerset); ruinous barns called Keetche's formerly Walron's, and Wiltshire's, by 1734 converted into a dwelling house and malting rooms, in Coldashton St., and messuage at the Noad, Cold Ashton
Messuages in Bristol, including one in Small St., one on the Bridge, and one on the banks of the Avon; messuages in St. Briavels, Hewelsfield, Clearwell, Newland and Woollaston; includes final concord on the manors of Cold Ashton, Tourney's Court (Som.) and Doynton; 10 messuages and land (1,850 a.) in Doynton, Cold Ashton and Siston, 1756; messuage called Bowd, and land (100 a., field names) in Doynton, 1769

Cold Aston  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T5  1722

1

Contents:
Messuage and yardland

[no title]  D189/II/2/T6  1781 - 1859

7

Contents:
Messuage; land at Pensylvania, land to be used for a reservoir, 1855; orders of Inclosure Commissioners for exchange of land (10 a.) and plan of same, 1859

Bitton  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T7  1653

1

Contents:
Manors of Bitton, Hannam and Oldland; manor of Harptree (Somerset) with the castle of Richmond; manors of Badgeworth and Weare (Som.)

Bristol and Newnham-on-Severn  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T8  1716

1

Contents:
16 messuages, including The Crown Inn and land (10 a., field names), in the parish of St. Phillip and St. Jacob, Bristol; messuage and land (10 a., field names) in Newnham

Bristol, Pucklechurch and Siston  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T9  1598 - 1706

4

Contents:
Messuages, including Rodwell or Shortwood's House, one "without Belcox gate", and one on Shortwood's Hill, and land (15 a., field names) in Pucklechurch; messuage in Small Street, Bristol, and Over's Farm, Siston; includes grant of general livery to Rowland Muresley, yeoman, signed "Thomas Sakford" [Seckford] and "W. Burghley" [Wm. Cecil, Lord Burghley], with seal of the latter, 1598

Thornbury  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T10  1591 - 1853

38

Contents:
Messuages and cottages at Morton, Thornbury, including 2 at Lower Morton near a place called Newton, a capital messuage Robinette Tenement, one near a place called Dodcroft, one called Webley's Tenement, one with a watermill, and a moiety of Morton Farm; land (50 a., field names) in Morton; includes recognizance and defeazance of Statute Staple signed by Abell Kitchen, Mayor of Bristol, 1613; seal of the honor of Gloucester, 1614. Elaborate signature of Stafford [Edward lord Stafford, lord of the manor of Thornbury], 1608, engraved initial portraits of William III, 1699; George II 1745; will of Frances Fry, widow, daughter of Joseph Langton of Newton Park (Somerset), 1729

Thornbury and Alveston  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T11  1599 - 1755

4

Contents:
Messuage called Middle Anger, cottage and land (100 a., field names) at Rough Earthcott, Alveston; moiety of 4 messuages and 2 cottages at Morton, Thornbury, including Morton Farm and Hitchin's; land (80 a., field names) at Morton, Thornbury

Twyning, Tewkesbury, Tetbury and Somerset  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T12  1636

1 file

Contents:
Copy fine levied by Sir Francis Popham on the manor of Lower Courte, 8 messuages, 4 cottages, 5 mills, and land (500 a.) in Twyning, Tewkesbury and Northay [Tetbury]; manor of Charleton and Chewton, 20 messuages, 6 cottages and land (600 a.) in Charleton, Chewton Keynsham, and Brislington (Somerset)

Wick and Abson  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T13  1662

1

Contents:
Messuage called Overshortland in Abson and land (20 a., field names) in Wick and Abson

Somerset  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T14  1691

1

Contents:
Recovery on 2 messuages, and land (80 a.) in Newton St. Loe, Twerton, Englishcombe and Buckland Denham; engraved initial portraits of William and Mary

Thornbury  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Additional records deposited by Messrs Farrer and Co, per BRA between 1973 and 1982

[no title]  D189/II/2/T15  1483

1

Contents:
Robinettes Tenement
Document has armorial seal of Hugh, E. of Stafford
See also D189/II/2/T10 for later deeds of this property
[Hugh, Earl of Stafford; William de Ward]

[no title]  D189/II/2/T16  1611

1

Contents:
Messuage and 30a. [field-names]
[John and Bridgett Edwardes, Joan Patch, widow of Edmond Patch, wheelwright]

FAMILY  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/2/F1  1779

1

Contents:
Settlement before marriage of John Hawkins of Kelston (Somerset) and Ann, daughter of Joseph Colborne of Harnish (Wilts.), esq. - refers to mansion house, Smallcombes Court, 21 messuages and farms in North Nibley, 2 in North Nibley and Stinchcombe, and land (410 a.) in North Nibley

WATHEN  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Additional records deposited by Messrs Farrer and Co, per BRA between 1973 and 1982

Title Deeds  [no ref. or date]

King's Stanley  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/3/T1  1643-1790

2 bdls.

Contents:
3 cottages, with Home Close (10a.), Bean Close (3a.) and Stubble Close (5a.)
Includes marriage settlements of Thomas Chapman of Kings Stanley and Deanes Carpenter, widow, of Wotton-under-Edge, 1643; James and Mary Cosham [post-nuptial], 1677
[Thos. Chapman, Jas. Cosham, Wm. Mitchell, Wm. Pegler, Wm. Hogg of Painswick, butcher, Nich. Clark, Anna Maria Aldridge]

[no title]  D189/II/3/T2  1811-1829

6

Contents:
Middle Tyning on Selsley Hill (4a.)
[Thomas and William Wathen, Wm. Hodges of Stroud, coal merchant, Nath. Iles Butler, Chas. Newman]

Painswick  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/3/T3  1617-1651

5

Contents:
Messuage at Badbrook, and 3½a. on Loddenhill
(Thomas Merrett of Whaddon; Henry Merrett of Tewkesbury; Robert Hawker, dyer, of Rodborough; Jasper Leech, clothier, of Stroud)

[no title]  D189/II/3/T4  1638-1699

6

Contents:
Leases of Arlicke field (3a.)
(Thomas Loveday, yeoman, of Painswick; Thos. Clissold, yeoman, of Painswick; Richard Wiltshire and Thomas Winn, clothiers, of Painswick; Jasper Leech, clothier, of Stroud; Rich. Mills of Stroud)

[no title]  D189/II/3/T5  1644-1804

21

Contents:
Pasture called the Moors (5a.); and Ladnett (2a.), with a messuage (lately erected, 1784)
Includes grants of administration of John Howell (to Eliz. Hillier), 1759, and Eliz. Hillier (to Hen. Hillier), 1765; agreement for sale of a messuage at Knowles Stream, 1788
(Wm. Gryffine, clothier; Edw. Nowwell; Jn. Chadwell; Jasper Leech, clothier; Hen. Hillier, clothworker; John Haines, staymaker; Sam. Gurner, baker; Thos. Canton, broadweaver (all of Stroud); Hen. Burgh of Kings Stanley; Geo. Wathen of Painswick)

[no title]  D189/II/3/T6  1746-1836

19

Contents:
Cottage, garden and orchard called Trumpetts (copyhold)
Includes copies of manor court roll, 1746-1805, opinion of J. Scriven concerning the custom of the manor of Painswick with regard to heriots, 1836
(Hen. Burgh, gent., of Stroud; Wm. Baylis, clothier, of Sheepscombe; Jos. Grazebrook, banker, of Painswick; Thos. Buckingham, yeoman, of Rodborough; Jas. Wilson of St. Martin's in Fields, schoolmaster)

[no title]  D189/II/3/T7  nd [late 18th cent.]

1

Contents:
Schedule of title deeds of Mr. Rowles Scudamore's premises, mortgaged to Mr. Scudamore of Bristol

[no title]  D189/II/3/T8  1804-1840

1 bdl.

Contents:
Lovedays Mead and Burches in Aldrick Field
Includes copies of court roll, two with plans of Lovedays, 1805; declaration as to merging tithe in freehold of property, 1839
(Sam. Webb of Painswick; Charles Kendrick, baker, of Stroud; Geo. Wathen of Painswick)

[no title]  D189/II/3/T9  1830-1849

1 bdl.

Contents:
Two small strips of land, adjoining turnpike road
Includes related correspondence and papers
[George Wathen, A. B. Sheppard, Isaac A. Cooke]

Stroud  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/3/T10  1807-1818

5

Contents:
Pew in Stroud church
[Anna Maria Ellis, Sam. Jenner, Mary Jenner, Edwin Kendrick, Geo. Wathen]

[no title]  D189/II/3/T11  1809-1812

3

Contents:
Pew in Stroud church
[Sam. Willis, Edw. Willis, Geo. Wathen, Phil. Wathen]

Stroud and Painswick  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/3/T12  1701-1817

23

Contents:
11 messuages, 10 cottages, 4a. of land at the Upper End of Stroud, adjoining the road to Bisley; Ladnet (2a.) in Painswick [for which see also D189/II/3/T5 above]
Includes probate copy will of Jasper Leech, clothier, of Stroud, with inventory and releases for legacies, 1702-18; probate copy will of Rich. Mills, clothier, of Stroud, 1738; copy will of Mary Shurmur of Rodborough, 1778; draft will of Driver Wathen of Kings Stanley, 1793; particulars of cottages in Stroudsfield, the property of Messrs. Window & Wathen, 1787
Sarah Viner, spinster, of Stroud; Wm. Shurmur of Rodborough; Nath. Window of Bradford (Wilts.), dyer; James Rowles, timber merchant, of Stroud)

Woodchester  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/3/T13  1727-(1809)

2 bdls.

Contents:
Land, including Great and Little Whitcomb, Combhead Mead, Berrymore, Bean Acre, Four Acres, the Dingle adjoining Lord Ducie's Park, and the Conigree
Includes marriage settlement of John Webb and Mary Cole, both of Painswick, 1727; copy wills of John Webb, 1775, Samuel Paul, 1768; sale catalogue of household furniture of Mr. John Saunders, near Stroud, 1804
[Sir Sam. Wathen, Sam. Paul Paul, Jas. Harrison]

Estate  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/II/3/E1  1801-1843

1 bdl.

Contents:
Papers concerning redemption of land tax on Wathen estate at Kings Stanley
Includes land tax assessments, Kings Stanley, 1801, 1843; poor rate, 1802, valuation of the parish, 1821, copy survey of houses and mills ([W.M. 1815])

[no title]  D189/II/3/E2  1844-1846

1 bdl.

Contents:
Correspondence and papers concerning share-holdings in Stroud to Gloucester (via Pitchcombe) Turnpike and Stroudwater Navigation Company

[no title]  D189/II/3/E3  1845

1

Contents:
Letter concerning ownership of 'The Castle' field, no place stated

[no title]  D189/II/3/E4  1859

1 bdl.

Contents:
Correspondence and papers concerning redemption of Land Tax on lands at Painswick

DEEDS (Miscellaneous)  [no ref. or date]

Barnsley, etc.  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/III/1  1723 - 1724

3

Contents:
Manor of Northleigh (Oxon.); messuages and land in Bardesley alias Barnsley, and Little Faringdon (Berks.)

Cheltenham  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/III/2  1811

1

Contents:
Piece of common adjoining Alstone Lodge

Haresfield  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/III/3  1587

1

Contents:
Tithes

King's Stanley  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/III/4  1644

1

Contents:
Land (10 a., field names)

Olveston, Almondsbury and Elberton  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/III/5  1726

1

Contents:
Messuage and land (35 a., field names) at Hazell, Olveston; land (2 a., field names) in Almondsbury; tithes of Elberton; messuages, including one called Pen y Land and land (80 a., field names) in Hardwick, Abergavenny (Mon.); capital messuage, cottage and land (60 a.) in Langattock (Mon.)

Tetbury and Westonbirt  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/III/6  1627 - 1777

11

Contents:
Manor of Doughton, Tetbury; manor and rectory of Westonbirt; messuage and land (10 a., field names) at Doughton, Tetbury; includes copy will of John Graham of Tetbury, mercer, 1731, proved 1731

Toddington, Temple Guiting, etc.  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/III/7  1752

1

Contents:
Manor of Toddington, Toddington Park in Toddington, Greet and Gretton; reputed manor of Hayles; rectory of Toddington; messuages, including Toddington House; Hayles House, Pidgeon House and Sheep House, and farms at Hailes; Pinnock Farm, Pinnock Warren Farm, Hyde Farm; messuages and farm, Ford [Temple Guiting], 2 messuages in Didbrook; tithes of Toddington, Didbrook, Winchcombe and Stanley Pontlarge; advowsons of Toddington, Didbrook and Pinnock

Wotton-under-Edge  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/III/8  1688

1

Contents:
Land (1 a.)

Minety (Wilts.)  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Additional records deposited by Messrs Farrer and Co per BRA between 1973 and 1982

[no title]  D189/III/9  1797

1

Contents:
Lammas Meads (27a.)
[Sir Geo. Onesiphorous Paul; Chris. Cole of Minety]

Somerford Keynes  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Additional records deposited by Messrs Farrer and Co per BRA between 1973 and 1982

[no title]  D189/III/10  1865-1937

18

Contents:
Deeds and papers relating to the parsonage house and lands, with plan
Includes death certificate of Ann Dicks, widow, Oaksey, Wilts
[John Washbourn, Jos. Dicks of Oaksey (Wilts.), Wm. Pritchard of Sherston (Wilts.), R. L. Oatridge of Woodborough (Wilts.), Joshua Bower of Somerford Keynes, R. G. MacMillan of Coates]

TESTAMENTARY AND TRUSTS  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/IV/1  1641

1

Contents:
Settlement after marriage of John Hicke of Cromhall, clothier, and Elizabeth, daughter of Julian Hill of Juste; relates to a messuage, 3 cottages at West End, a water-grist mill and cottage adjoining called Overmill, and land (20 a., field names), all in Wickwar

[no title]  D189/IV/2  1717 - 1719

2

Contents:
Copy will of Benedict Hall of High Meadow [Staunton], 1719, proved 1719

[no title]  D189/IV/3  [1772] - 1787

2

Contents:
Copy wills of Wm. Shurmur captain in H.M. Navy, 1772, proved 1777, - refers to property in Rodborough; Sue Cossley of St. James's, Bristol, spinster, 1777, proved 1779, - refers to messuage in Wine Street, Christ Church, Bristol

[no title]  D189/IV/4  1777

1

Contents:
Probate will of Anne Rushout, resident in London
Additional records deposited by Messrs Farrer and Co per BRA, 1982

MISCELLANEOUS  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D189/VII/1  1744 - 1752

16

Contents:
Letters to Sir John Hynd Cotton from Thos. Trigge of Newnham about Cotton's estate at Purton in Lydney and Awre; one about danger of removing the Wil Rock from side of river, 1751; includes accounts of timber sold, 1745 - 1747; accounts of disbursements, 1747-1750; particulars of the sale of the household effects of Thos. Price, tenant of Purton Passage [ferry], 1750, and John Teakle, sen., 1749; schedule of papers re estate which belonged to Mr. Donning in Lydney and Awre, with yearly rents; including Purton Farm, the Passage House and Ferry, then out of action (1726-1752), 1752

[no title]  D189/VII/2  1742

1

Contents:
Estate accounts of Noah Curtis at [Chipping] Campden

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