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Reference 50/11
Covering dates 13th century - c. 1958
Held by North Devon Record Office
Extent 1063 files
Source of acquisition Deposited by The National Trust
(Area Agent: F.H. Reeks, F.R.I.C.S., F.L.A.S., The Estate Office, Allerford, Minehead, Somerset).
23 June 1950
Creators Chichester family of Arlington Court, Devon

Contents:
Property Documents, mainly deeds and leases, with other miscellaneous papers



PILTON, ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, CHALLACOMBE, SANDFORD?, WEST DOWN, all in Devon BAGGEARN HUISH, DUNWEAR, in Somerset  50/11/1/1  31 Jan. 1362 36 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment and grant of advowson
John de Raleghe
-to-
Master Pyllond', chaplain, Robert, parson of the church of Lokysore, Philip of Loccombe, parson of the church of Alryngton', Henry de Lamare, parson of the church of Mortaho
Manors of Raleghe [in Pilton], Alryngton with the advowson of the church of Alryngton, Lokysore with the advowson of the church of Lokysore [Loxhore], Cholecombe with the advowson of the church of Cholecombe [Challacombe], Westdonne, Beggherhewys [Baggearn Huish] and Donne Were [Dunwear]; and also the fealty, rents and services of John de Sully, cher', and Is' his wife, which they owe for the manor of Rokysforde [Ruxford, in Sandford?] which they hold for their lives. All the above manors to be held with all their appurtenances for ever.
Witnesses: John de Sully, cher', [for chevalier knight], Thoebald Greynwyle, cher', Richard de Merton', cher', Richard Beamond, William de Loftote,
Date: Raleghe, on the last day of January in the 36th year of the reign of Edward III
Seal: Round, black, armorial seal, of [John de Raleghe,] pendant on parchment tag, broken [chichester arms actually]

ARLINGTON  50/11/1/2  17 June 1416 4 Henry V
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Chechester, Lord of Raleghe
-to-
Reginald Curre, of Alryngton, and Alice, his wife
Land called Myllelond', with the houses built on it, and other appurtenances, which the said Reginald, held of the lady Isabella Paulet, and also the office of miller in the mill called Alrynton Mylle
Rent 7s 7d
Witnesses: John Gonne, John Wolf, Richard Sutclyf, Thomas Cornewayle, William Warde,
Date: Alryngton, Wednesday next before the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, in the 4th year of the reign of Henry V
Seal: lost

ARLINGTON  50/11/1/3  23 June 1494 9 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Richard Chechester, esq.
-to-
Margaret Slocomb, and John Slocomb, the younger, her son
Messuage in Twychen in Alryngton
Rent 13s
Witnesses: Thomas Slocomb, William Knyght, Thomas Cornwale
Date: Vigil of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in the ninth year of the reign of Henry VII
Red Seal of Richard Chichester on parchment tag.

ARLINGTON: SANDFORD?  50/11/1/4  2 Sept. 1495 11 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment and Grant of advowson (indented)
John Sapcote, Amias Paulet, knights, Robert Cary, John More, John Speccote, Fulk Prydeaux, Arthur Cokworthy, Lewis Pollard', and John Pearde
-to-
Richard Chechester, esq., and Elizabeth, his wife
Manors of Alryngton', and of Rokysford,[Ruxford in Sandford?] with all their appurtenances, and also the advowson of the church of St. Peter of Alryngton
Witnesses: Richard Pollard, John Ackeland, and William Lovys, with many others
Seals: 2 parchment tags, only 1 seal remaining: round, red

ARLINGTON: SANDFORD?  50/11/1/5  2 Sept. 1495 11 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letters of attorney
Richard Chechester, esq., and Elizabeth, his wife
-to-
Nicholas Poyntz and William Bawen
To take seisin of the manors of Alryngton and Rokysford, and all messuages, lands, etc. in Alryngton and Rokysford, [Ruxford, in [Sandford?] with the advowson of the church of St. Peter of Alryngton
Witnesses: Richard Pollard, John Ackeland, and William Lovys
2 parchment tags for seals, 1 seal missing, the other round, red

ARLINGTON  50/11/1/6  6 July 1497 12 Henry VII

Some of words obscured by stains
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Richard Chechester, esq., and [Elizabeth?], his wife
-to-
Nicholas Paynter, and Agnes, his wife
Lands and tenements in -als in the manor of Alryngton
Rent 13s 4d
Witnesses: John Bury, of Alryngton, Richard Cutcliff, of Northcote, Thomas Cornewall
Date: Ralegh
Endorsed in later hand 'Ould lease of Halfe'.

ARLINGTON  50/11/1/7  20 March 1504 19 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Chechester, esq.
-to-
William Boys
2 tenures in Southbictote in the manor of Alryngton
Rent: 6s 9½d for each tenure
Witnesses: Robert Fairechild, John Rude, Thomas Rude, 2 parchment tags for seals, only 1 seal remaining

ARLINGTON  50/11/1/8  25 August ? ? Henry VIII

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Chechester, esq., and Joan, his wife
-to-
John Rude, the younger, and Alice, his wife, and their son
2 tenements in Northbyccott, in the manor of Alryngton
Rent 13s 7d
Witnesses: John Hamond, Thomas Cornwale, and Hugh Parkyn
Date: 25 August [last line, giving regnal year, has been cut off]
Seal: missing
There is a blank for the name of John Rude's son.

ARLINGTON: SANDFORD [?]: CHERITON FITZPAINE PILTON: AVETON GIFFARD: MANATON: HENNOCK: BARNSTAPLE SHIRWELL: KENTISBURY: BISHOP'S TAWTON, in Devon; DUNWEAR: BAGGEARN HUISH, in Somerset; ST. COLUMB MAJOR: TREVERBYN [?], in Cornwall  50/11/1/8X  12 October 1530 22 Henry VIII

The writing is slightly decayed, or eaten away, in parts.

Conditions of access: U.F.P.

Contents:
Will (indented) of
John Chechester, esq.
Manors, lands, advowsons of churches, etc. of and in Dunwere, Beggernhuysche alias Huyshe Gaunte, Arlyngton, Rokesford [in Sandford?], Cheryton Fytz Payne, Tregamere, and Treverbyan, to Johan his wife for her life.
After her death, manor and advowson of Arlington to his son Amys and his heirs male and manor of Dunwere to his son John, and his heirs male. Manor of Ralegh [in Pilton] and advowson of chantry there, and moiety of manor of Awton Gifford to go after death of Elizabeth, late wife of Hewe Chechester, to Johan, and after her death to go, together with the manor of Wedisworthy after the death of his mother, to his executors, for the performance of various provisions in his Will concerning marriage of his daughters, maintenance of his children, compensation of tenants, etc.
Manors, lands, advowsons of churches, etc. of and in Maneton Magna, Huntor [in Manaton?], Hennok, Lokesforde [Loxhore], Barstabell', Scherwell, Pilton, Kentisbury and Tauton Bischopp, to his son William and his heirs male, if he refuse to be a priest.
Executors: Johan his wife, and Amys his son.
Overseers: Robert Brett, Richard Chechester, John Forde.

ARLINGTON  50/11/1/9  20 Jan. 1534 25 Henry VIII

Part of the bottom of the document is decayed and indecipherable. Seal missing

Conditions of access: U.F.P.
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Chechester, esq., Joan, his wife, and Amias, their son
-to-
Henry Slocomb', Anne, his wife, and Joan, their daughter
Messuage called Twychen, in manor of Alryngton
Rent 13s
Witnesses: John Courtendy, [and others]

PILTON, AVETON GIFFARD, SANDFORD?, CHERITON FITZPAINE, MANATON, HEMYOCK, HENNOCK, in Devon DUNWEAR, BAGGEARN HUISH, in Somerset; ST. COLUMB MAJOR, TREVERBYN?, in Cornwall  50/11/1/10  10 July 1552 6 Edward VI

Contents:
Deed to lead the uses of a fine
(1a) Amyse Chechester, of Arlyngton
b) John Chechester, of Wideworthye
(2) John Chechester, of Ralegh
Manors of Ralegh, Awton Gyfford alias Aveton Gyfforde, Rockysford [Ruxford, in Sandford?], Cheryton Fitzpayne, Sutton [in Cheriton Fitzpaine?], Manaton Magna, Manaton Parva, Hundyter, Hennyke, Hennoke, all in Devon; Dunwere, Beggeryn Hewyshe alias Hewyshe Graunte, in Somerset; Tregamer [Tregameer, in St. Columb Major], Treverbyan [Treverbyn?] in Cornwall
Seal of John Chechester, round, red, crest, pendant on parchment tag.
[Houndton, in Manaton?]

[no title]  50/11/1/11a-b  6 May 1570 12 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letters Patent

[no title or date]  50/11/1/11a

Contents:
Granting to John Chichester, esq., son and heir of John Chichester, knight, deceased, possession of all the demesnes, manors and lands of his father, and all rents and profits arising from the lands on his reaching the age of 21
Seal: Great Seal, natural wax, broken

[no title or date]  50/11/1/11b

Contents:
Copy, granting to John Chichester, esq., son and heir of John Chichester, knight, deceased, possession of all the demesnes, manors and lands of his father, and all rents and profits arising from the lands on his reaching the age of 21
Seal: Great Seal, natural wax, broken (paper).

BARNSTAPLE, SHIRWELL, BRAUNTON, STOKE RIVERS, BRENDON, HUNTSHAW, GEORGEHAM, PILTON; in Devon; DUNWEAR, BAGGEARN HUISH; in Somerset; LEZANT; in Cornwall  50/11/1/12  1 Dec. 1572

Contents:
Will of John Chichester, of Raleghe, knight, 1st May, 10 Elizabeth, 1568
Manors of Dunwere [in Dunwear] and Beggerne Hyishe alias Huyshe Gaunte [in Baggearn Huish] in Somerset; Barnestable and Barnestable Fee, Sherwill, Sampton alias Saunton [in Braunton], Stokeryvers, Brendon, Howneshaw [in Huntshaw], Georgeham, Raleghe [in Pilton], Sutton Sachefelde, [in Cheriton Fitzpaine?] Westallar, Westsaunford, Bokeland Dynham [in Georgeham], all in Devon; Greyston [in Lezant], in Cornwall. Also messuages in Barnestable, Sherwill, Loxford, and many other parishes in Devon, Somerset and Cornwall
P.C.C.
Seal of P.C.C., broken.

SHIRWELL: STOKE RIVERS: BRAUNTON: HUNTSHAW BRENDON: GEORGEHAM: PILTON: BARNSTAPLE, all in Devon, DUNWEAR: BAGGEARN HUISH, in Somerset; LEZANT, in Cornwall  50/11/1/13a-b  6 May 1569; 11 Elizabeth

[no title or date]  50/11/1/13a

Contents:
Declaration of the value of the lands of a minor
(1) Sir William Cecill, kt., Master of the Court of Wards and Liveries
Robert Keylwey, esq., Surveyor of the same liveries
(2) Arthur Bassett, esq., on behalf of John Chechister, esq., son and heir of John Chechister, kt.
Said Arthur Bassett delivers to Sir William Cecill and Robert Kelwey the schedule annexed, being a valuation of the lands lately belonging to John Chechister, kt., dec'd, and now intended by the Queen to be delivered to John Chechister, son and heir, to whom they had come by descent. Said Bassett promises that the schedule is a true valuation, and agrees that auditors from the Court of Wards and Liveries shall view the lands.

[no title or date]  50/11/1/13b

Contents:
Valuation or Extent of lands mentioned in (a): Manors of Sherwell, Stoke Ryvers, Sampton [in Braunton], Hunshawe, Brendon, Georgeham, Buckland Dynham [in Georgeham], Sutton Sachefelde [in Cheriton Fitzpaine?], Rokusford [in Sandford?], Raleghe [in Pilton], Barnstaple, all in Devon. Manors of Dounwere and Huishe Gaunte alias Bergeren Huishe, in Somerset.
Manor of Greston [in Lezant], in Cornwall.
Also other lands, manors, hundreds, etc., in the same and other parishes.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/1  7 --- [first half 17th C?]

Contents:
2 fragments of an indenture
John Chichester, of Alrington, esq., and Robert Heddon and Susan, his wife, daughter of Richard Millar, late of Eastdowne, are parties
Lands in Biccotte.

[ARLINGTON?]  50/11/2/2  [First half 17th C?]

Contents:
Fragment of a deed
John Chichester and Richard Gubbe are parties.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, MORTEHOE, EAST DOWN, BRATTON FLEMING, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/2/3  27 Feb. 1608 5 James I

Contents:
Assignment of 2 leases
(1) William Anes, of Crutchett Fryers, London, gent.,
(2a) William Moore, of Sherwill, gent.,
b) John Poyntz, of Allington, gent.,
Two thirds of a messuage and of 10 acres in Arlington, and of 2 closes (10 acres) in Loxore, seized from Mary Chichester, of Arlington, widow. And two thirds of the manors of Arlington and Woollacombe, and of messuages and lands in Morthowe, Chirchall [in East Down], Bratton Flemynge, Arlington, Crusemorchard, seized from Amyas Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
These lands were seized for recusancy, and leased to William Anes
Rent 48s 11d and £16 13s 10d.

ARLINGTON: LOXHORE  50/11/2/4  April 1632 8 Charles I

Left-hand part of first membrane has been cut off.

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Alrington
(2) Arthur Rawle, of Alrington, husbandman
Include a tenement in Comishead, and other lands in Alrington and Loxhore
Consideration £192
Rent 18s

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/5  20 June 1634 10 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1a) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
b) Anne, his wife
(2) Phillip Ackland, of Alrington, husbandman
Tenement in Huccombe, with meadows, etc. belonging, and C.17 acres in Alrington Downe
Consideration £150
Rent 16s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/6  20 March 1636 11 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1a) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
b) Anne, his wife
(2a) Anne Acland, wife of Phillip Acland, of Alrington, husbandman
b) Thomas Acland, son of above
Premises as for 50/11/2/5 (20 June 1634)
Consideration: surrender of a lease, 20 June 1634
Rent 16s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/7  1 Oct. [1638?] 14 Charles I [?]

Right-hand part of document is missing, and remnant is in two pieces.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
(2) Amias Carder, the elder, of Alrington, husbandman
Tenement in Alrington

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/8  24 May 1679 31 Charles II

Contents:
Assignment of lease
(1a) John Cornwall, of Arlington, yeo.
b) Agnes, his wife
c) William Rawle, of Kingsnimpton
d) John Rawle, of Tawton Bishop, both yeomen
(2) James Tamlyn, of Arlington, yeo.
A tenement and C.18 acres in North Beccott
Consideration £286 14s
Rent 13s 4d
Endorsed: a memorandum that this present lease was surrended in consideration of a farther estate granted of and in the same premises. Dated 20 Dec. 34 Charles II [1682].

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/9  26 August 1697 9 William III

Bottom part of document, with signatures and seals, cut off.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Chichester, of Arlington, (his servant)
House and garden in Arlington Town
Rent 1s 4d

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/10  1 May [C18?]


Related information: (NB other half is 50/11/2/19)

Contents:
Lease
Left-hand half of indenture only
The Parties are John Chichester and James Tamlyn; the lease concerns messuages, lands, etc. in Arlington, already in possession of James Tamlyn.
Consideration £205.

[ARLINGTON]  50/11/2/11  [early 18th C ?]

Contents:
Fragment of a deed. Parties are
(1) Giles Chichester
(2) John Rawle, Wilmott, his daughter, and Arthur Wheake, son of John Wheake of Arlington
Land at, or called, Lower Comeshead
Rent 15s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/12  30 July 1703 2 Anne

Contents:
Lease
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Gregory Chichester (son of John Chichester, servant to said Giles)
House and garden in Arlington Town
Consideration £3
Rent 1s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/13  3 Nov. 1703 2 Anne

Contents:
Lease
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Chichester, of Arlington, servant to the said Giles
C.16 acres, called Withys Down, part of Arlington Down
Consideration £60
Rent 2s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/14  9 Nov. 1706 5 Anne

Contents:
Lease
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Philip Ackland, of Arlington
Messuage or tenement called Cliffand
Consideration £60
Rent 16s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/15  12 Jan. 1713 12 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Thomas Ackland, of Arlington, yeo.
Messuage in Huccombe, and 17 acres on Arlington Down
Consideration: One Crown and Scepter and £50
Rent 16s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/16  21 Dec. 1715 2 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Elizabeth Dinnis, of Arlington, spinster
Messuage in the place called The Bowling Green
Consideration £12 10s
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/17a-b  10 Dec. 1719 6 George I

Right-hand corner of counterpart torn away.

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Dinnis, of Arlington, husbandman
[Denis]
A plot of ground for building a house, called Frogestreet
Consideration: one broad piece of gold, called Crown and Scepter
Rent 4s
Also a piece of ground called the Greenhead (C.2½ acres) being part of a tenement in Beccott
Consideration £12 10s 6d
Rent 1s

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/18  20 April 1723 9 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Thomas Bale, of Arlington, husbandman
House and garden and piece of land belonging, in village of Arlington
Consideration £12 10s 6d
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/19  1731 [4 or 5] George II


Related information: (NB other half is 50/11/2/10)

Contents:
Lease
Half of an indenture. Parties are
John Chichester, of Arlington, and James Tamlyn, of Arlington, yeo.
Parcels in South Beccott.

ARLINGTON  50/11/2/20  20 June 1743 17 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) George Gould, of Charles, yeo.
(3a) John Harris, of Arlington, mason
b) Mary, his daughter
Cottage and garden in New England
Consideration £2 17s 10d, and 10s
Rent 6s 6d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/1  31 May 1630

Torn and faded in parts.

Contents:
Award, of George Launcey, of East Downe
Anthonie Rooke, of Loxhore
Humphrey Dallin, and William Gubb, of Bratton arbitrators, appointed by John Chichester, esq., and the commoners of Arlington Downe, to partition out Arlington Downe and wastes among all the commoners
2 membranes

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/2  18 April 1636 12 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
(2) Richard Comer, of Alrington, husbandman
Tenement in Alrington Church Towne
Consideration: Surrender of the premises and £100
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/3  6 June 1638 14 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
(2) Susan Lerewill, of Alrington, widow
House called Thom Tailors house, and piece of land (C.½ acre) called The Greene
Rent 1d
Endorsed: 18 March 1686 [1687], 3 James II, memorandum that Susan Lerewill had assigned to John Tamlyn, of Arlington, yeo., her lease of the within-named premises
Rent 10s
2 April, 1687, memorandum that John Tamlyn had surrendered the premises into the hands of John Chichester, son and heir of the within-named John Chichester.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/4  20 Nov. 1660 12 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Richard Pougsley, of Arlington, husbandman
Tenement in South Beccot, and C.17 acres of land appointed to belong to the said tenement, in lieu of common
Consideration: a surrender of the above tenement and lands and £130
Rent 13s 8d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/5a-b  10 April 1701 13 William III

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Thomas Ackland, of Arlington, husbandman
Cottage in Huccombe, called Ouldy Mill, with 2 gardens
Consideration £6
Rent 1/-

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/6  28 April 1707 6 Anne

Document has been mutilated and some of the writing is missing.

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) George Crocombe, of Arlington, husbandman
Tenement called Burlehill, with C.16 acres of land, appointed to belong to the said tenement, in lieu of commons
Consideration: a surrender of a lease, dated 20 Dec. 1683 (parties given) and £80, and 2 Crowns and Scepters
Rent -

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/7  29 April 1710 8 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Jeffery Lock, of Trenshoe, yeo.
Tenement in Beccott, and the common on Arlington Downe appointed to belong to the said tenement
Consideration £609, and 3 Crowns and Scepters
Rent 26s 8d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/8  28 Sept. 1719 6 George I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Giles Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2a) William Gubb, and
b) Anthony Gubb, of Bratton Fleming
c) Thomas Ackland, of Arlington, yeo.
Premises as for 50/11/3/7 (29 April 1710)
Consideration: surrender of a lease, dated 18 Oct., 1 Anne 1702 (parties given), of above premises and £200 and 2 Crowns and Scepters
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, BRATTON FLEMING, CRUWYS MORCHARD, SHIRWELL, MORTEHOE, EAST DOWN  50/11/3/9  22 [July?] 17[2-?]

Contents:
Valuation of the estates of Giles Chichester, esq., in a letter written to him at Arlington by William Martyn, junior, from Exeter.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/10  15 April 1734 7 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Harris, of Arlington, mason
Cottage and 2 gardens in New England
Consideration £6 15s
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/11  24 July, 1736 10 George II

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Rattenbury, of Arlington, husbandman
Premises as in 50/11/3/5 (10 April 1701)
Consideration: surrender of a former lease (parties given) of the above premises and £4 4s
Rent 1s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/12  20 May 1740 13 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Wheake, otherwise Bennett, of Arlington, yeo.
Cottage and herb garden, in Arlington village
Consideration £14
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/13  29 Sept. 1790 30 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Palmer Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Francis Hayes, of Arlington, butler of the said J.P. Chichester
Ruinous cottage with garden, in New England, part of Arlington Manor
Consideration: rebuilding of the cottage by lessee and 5s
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/14  5 Jan. 1792 32 George III

Contents:
Copy of Assignment of Lease
(1) Francis Hayes, of Arlington, butler
(2) William Ackland, of Arlington, miller
Part of messuage in New England
Consideration £29
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/3/15  25 March 1802

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Chichester, of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) Thomas Kingdon, of Bratton Flemming, yeo.
Messuage, with cowhouse, gardens and orchard; field called the Ess Park, parts of a tenement called North Beccott, (C.5½ acres, in all)
Consideration £220
Rent 5s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/1  28 Nov. 1535 27 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Surrender
John Chechester, and Joan, his wife
-to-
Amias Chechester, their son
Manor of Alryngton, alias Arlyngton, with advowson of the church
2 red seals of John and Joan Chechester on parchment tags.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/2  27 Sept. 1546 38 Henry VIII

Document is faded and stained.
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Amias Chechest', of Alryngton', esq.
-to-
Stephen Mock, and Pawline, his wife
Messuages, lands and tenements in Brymnyssen' in the manor of Alrington, with common of pasture from and on Alryngton' Downe; to be held by Stephen Mock for his life, and then by Pawline, his wife for her life provided she does not re-marry
Rent 13s 4d, to be paid at the 4 usual terms of the year; also the usual services, and suit of court
Witnesses: Peter Bilisford; John Ackeland, and John [K?]nappelock
Date: Alryngton', 27 September, 38 Henry VIII
Parchment tag for seal (seal lost)

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, SHIRWELL  50/11/4/3  Trinity and Michaelmas Terms 1553 7 Edward VI and 1 Mary
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Left-hand indenture of Fine
Lewis Hatche, gent., and
Andrew Hatche, gent., plaintiffs
John Chechester, esq., and
Amias Chechester, gent., deforciants
Manor of Arlyngton, 20 messuages, 1 mill, 600 acres of land, 60 acres of meadow, 150 acres of pasture, 50 acres of wood, 250 acres of heath and 50 shillings rent, in Arlyngton, alias Alrington, Whytmore in Lockysforde [Loxhore], Wollywoode, [in Shirwell] and Shewwoode, and the advowson of the churches of Arlington and Lockysforde.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/4  4 Oct. 1567 9 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Ames Chechester, of Alrington, esq.
-to-
Elizabeth Slocombe, Peter Heywoode and Johan, his wife
A tenement in Alryngton towne, with meadows, pastures and closes belonging to it, on Alrington Downe
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/5  Michaelmas Term 1568 10 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Left-hand indenture of Fine
Edward Whiddon, gent., plaintiff
Amias Chichester, esq., and Joan, his wife, deforciants
Manor of Arlington alias Alrington, 22 messuages, 4 cottages, 1 grist mill, 600 acres of land, 60 acres of meadow, 150 acres of pasture, 50 acres of wood, 250 acres of heath and 20 acres of moor, with the advowson of the church.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, SHIRWELL, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/4/6  6 Nov. 1571 13 Elizabeth

Document partly decayed.

Contents:
Feoffment to uses, and letter of attorney
Ames Chechester, of Alryngton, esq.
-to-
Roger Gyffard, Rychard Poynes, gent., and John Pearde, of Barnstaple
Capital messuage and barton of Alryngton, in Alryngton, Loxore otherwise Loxhore, and Shyrwyll; messuage called Halfe, and the grist mill called Alrynton Mylle; messuages in Northecote, Brokkyshane, Normanyshayne, and Southluyslonde, in Cruis Morchard

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/7  10 August 1581 23 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) Henrye Chechester, of Arlington, esq.
(2a) John Ellys, of Arlington, tucker
b) Homfrie Ellys, his son
c) Johane Moore, daughter of Anthonye Moore
Messuage in Arlington village (boundaries given), and tuckinge or fullinge mill
Consideration £14
Rent 6s 8d, for the messuage, and 20s for the mill.

[no title]  50/11/4/8  29 Jan. 1587 30 Elizabeth
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in 200 marks
John Colemore, of Ilfardecombe, yeo.
-to-
Henry Chechester, of Alrington, esq.
Obligation to be void, if the conditions specified in a pair of indentures, of even date with bond are kept.

ARLINGTON, MORTEHOE, CRUWYS MORCHARD, EAST DOWN, BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/4/9  15 Feb. 1590 32 Elizabeth

Contents:
Grant of Wardship
(1) Queen Elizabeth
(2) Sir Robert Dennis, knight
Grant of custody, wardship and marriage, of Amyce Ch[i]chester, son and heir of Henry Chychester, dec'd.
Extent of lands annexed
Capital messuage of Alrington; messuage called Halles in Allrington; manors of Alrington and Wollacombe; 4 messuages, 4 gardens, 40 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, 10 acres of pasture, 60 acres heath, 3 acres of wood, in Cruse Morchard; a messuage, a garden, 10 acres land, 2 acres of meadow, 7 acres pasture and 2 acres wood, in Churchill, East Downe; a messuage and garden, 18 acres of land, 10 acres of pasture, and 1 acre of wood, in Bratton
Seal of Court of Wards and Liveries, red, broken.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/10  24 August 1597 39 Elizabeth

Document decayed and stained.

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Amys Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
(2a) John Locke, of Kensburye, husbandman
b) John Comer, of Bratton, husbandman
c) Johane his wife, daughter of John Locke
Messuage in Tydecombe alias Tithecombe, with common of pasture on Arlington Downe and harbaige and pasturaige of 20 acres in Tydecombe Woode
Consideration £320
Rent 20s

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/11  [n.d.]

Contents:
Lease, indented (copy)
Henry Chechester
-to-
George Parkyn, and Alice, his wife
Cottage and garden in Arlington village
Consideration £3
Rent 4s.
Paper

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/12  8 Dec. 1602 45 Elizabeth

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1a) Ames Chechester, of Alrington, esq.
b) William Burgen, of Southe Tawton, gent.
c) Balthazar Boteler, of Stone, gent.
(2a) Henry Bearde
b) Mabley, his wife
Messuage in Twichin
Consideration £36
Rent 26s
Endorsed with a memorandum, 20th April, 1617, containing further conditions of the lease.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/13  8 May 1603 1 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Ames Chechester of Alrington, esq.
William Burgen of South Tawton, gent.
Balthazar Boteler of Stone, gent.
(3) David Harris of Alrington, husbandman
Alice his wife
Tenement called Clyffland
Consideration £80
Rent 16s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/14  27 April 1604 2 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1a) Ames Chechester, of Alrington, esq.
b) William Burgen, of Southe Tawton, gent.
c) Balthazar Boteler, of Stone, gent.
(2a) William Paslowe, of Alrington, gent.
b) Nicholas Paslowe, his son
c) Elizabeth Bowden, daughter of Humfrey Bowden, of Oakforde, yeo.
Messuage called Tweychen, and common of pasture on Alrington Downe, and pasture and herbage of Tweychen Woode
Consideration: surrender of above premises, and £50
Rent 25s 8d.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, MORTEHOE, EAST DOWN, BRATTON FLEMING, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/4/15  nd. 4[?] James I

Rent for lands of Amyas Chichester, missing, and also all the rest of document.

Contents:
First membrane only of an instrument addressed by the King to the Treasurer, Chancellor, Undertreasurer and Barons of the Exchequer, informing them that, on account of the recusancy of Mary Chichester of Arlington, widowe, and Amyas Chichester, of Arlington, esq., he has seized their chattels, and two thirds of all their lands, and given the chattels, and leased for 41 years the lands to William Anes, gent.
Messuage and 10 acres in Arlington, 2 closes in Loxore.
Manors of Arlington, and Wollocombe; messuage and 30 acres in Morthowe, messuage and 30 acres in Churchall [East Down], 2 messuages and 30 acres in Bratton Fleming; capital messuage and barton of Arlington, messuage and 80 acres, and messuage, and 3 acres, both in Crusemorchard
Rent (for lands of Mary Chichester) 48s 11d

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/16  16 April 1606 4 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1a) Ames Chechester, of Alrington, esq.
b) Willyam Burgoyne
c) Balthazar Butteler, gent.
(2a) Bartholemewe Lerewyll
b) Johane Goole, daughter of Bartholemewe Goole, whom the said Bartholemewe Lerewyll intends to marry
Messuages, lands and tenements in Alrington
Consideration £55
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/17  20 May 1608 6 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1a) Ames Chechester, of Alryngton, esq.
b) William Moore, of Sherewill, gent.
c) John Poynes, of Allyngton, gent.
(2a) David Parkyn, son of John Parkynge, of Alryngton, husbandman
b) Eglyn Thorne (whom David Parkyn is to marry)
Tenement called Southe Biccott, with lands on Alryngton Downe belonging
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/18  28 June 1608 6 James I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1a) Ames Chechester, of Alrington, esq.
b) William Moore, of Sherwill, gent.
c) John Poynes, of Allington, gent.
(2a) David Parkin, son of John Parkin, of Alrington, husbandman
b) Eglyn Thorne, (whom David Parkin intends to marry)
Tenement called Southebicote
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/19  17 Feb. 1609 6 James I

Conditions of access: UFP

Contents:
Lease
(1a) Amias Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
b) William Moore, of Sherwill, gent.
c) John Poynes, of Allwyngton, gent.
(2a) Amias Carder, son of William Carder, of Alrington
b) Alce, his wife
Tenement called Burssehill, on Alrington Downe
Consideration £80
Rent 13s 4d
3 parchment tags, but only 1 seal remains, armorial (Chichester).

[no title]  50/11/4/20  3 December, 1610 8 James I

Conditions of access: U.F.P.

Contents:
Lease
(1) Amias Chechester of Arlington, otherwise Alrington, gent.
(2) John Whiddon of Arlington, yeo.
Richard Harris of Arlington, husbandman
Third part of all his messuages, manors, etc. in Devon, (the other two thirds having been seized for recusancy) except for capital messuage of Arlington
Consideration £200
Rent £40 (to be paid to Robert Burgoyne of Braunton and Henry Chechester of Marwoode, gent.).

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/21  18 June 1612 10 James I

Document somewhat decayed, and illegible in places.

Conditions of access: U.F.P.

Contents:
Grant
(1) Aymes Chichester, of Allrington, gent.
(2a) Humfrey Cantrell, of Sonnynge, Berkes, gent.
b) William Apleton, of Kettle[ba?]ston, Suff., gent
Annuity of £9, issuing out of Allrington Barton and demesnes

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/22  25 May, 1617 15 James I

Contents:
Grant of annuity
Amias Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
-to-
Marye Chichester, his sister
Annuity of £10, issuing out of messuages, lands and tenements in Alrington, and elsewhere in Devon
Red, armorial seal, round, of Amias Chichester.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/23  20 March 1618 15 James I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Amias Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
(2) Ambrose Parkyn, of Alrington
Cottage and garden in Alrington village
Consideration £8
Rent 4s.

[no title]  50/11/4/24  4 May 1618 16 James I
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in £200
Martin Sanford, of Yearnescombe, esq.
-to-
Amias Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
Condition of the obligation; performance, by Martin Sanford, of covenants mentioned in indenture of even date, will render the obligation void
Red, armorial seal, of Martin Sanford, on parchment tag.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/25  25 Sept. 1618 15 James I

Contents:
Surrender
William Paslowe, of Alrington, gent., and Nicholas Paslowe, his son
-to-
Amyas Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
Premises as in 50/11/4/14 (27th April 1604).

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/26  20 Dec. 1619 17 James I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Ames Chechester, of Arlington, esq.
(2) Andrewe Ellys, of Arlington, husbandman
Premises as in 50/11/4/7 (10th Aug. 1581)
Consideration £10
Rent 6s 8d.

ARLINGTON, MORTEHOE, EAST DOWN, BRATTON FLEMING, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/4/27  10 July 1622 20 James I

Contents:
Grant of custody, wardship and marriage
(1) Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, etc.
(2) Sir Robert Chichester, of Raleighe, knight
Grant of custody, wardship and marriage of Henry Chichester, esq., son and heir of Amias Chichester, esq., dec'd;
An Extent of the manors and other hereditaments of Henry Chichester is annexed;
Manors of Arlington, Wollacombe alias Wollacombe Tracey, and Morthoo;
Messuage, one garden, 10 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, 7 acres of pasture and 2 acres of wood, in Churchill, East Downe; Messuage, one garden, 14 acres of land, 10 acres of meadowe, 10 acres of pasture, 2 acres of wood, in Bratton Fleminge; Messuage, and 150 acres of land, in Cruse Morchard; Messuage and 22 acres of land, called Shattesborrowe, in Morthoe
Red seal of Court of Wards, broken.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/28  2 March 1623 20 James I

Contents:
Assignment of term of years
Marie Chichester, of Alrington, daughter of Henry Chichester, esq.
-to-
Lewis Incledon, of Braunton, gent.
Annuity of £10, issuing out of all messuages, etc. in Alrington, and in other parts of Devon, belonging to Amias Chichester, esq., dec'd, brother of Marie
Consideration £50
Seal: oval red, armorial, seal of Mary Chechester, pendant on parchment tag.

[no title]  50/11/4/29  12 Jan. 1624 21 James I

Contents:
Writ of Sub-poena, ordering Henrie Hartnoll to appear before the Court of Wards and Liveries on the morrow of the Purification next coming, there to answer charges against him made by the Attorney of the Court, on behalf of John Chichester
Penalty £40.

ARLINGTON  50/11/4/30  [Mid 17th Century]

Archival history:
It has been used to wrap round other documents.

Contents:
The writing on this document is very faded and difficult to make out, but it seems to be an official copy from the Rolls of one of the Courts, relating to a tenement in Arlington, late in the occupation of Doctour Lewes Chichester, sequestrated for recusancy - possibly a Quietus
The Lord Protector is mentioned in the heading

ARLINGTON: LOXHORE: SHIRWELL  50/11/4/31  12 February 1627 2 Charles I

A number of words and parts of lines have faded and cannot be read.
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Exemplification of proceedings in the court of Exchequer
John Poynts of Allington, gent., plaintiff
Two-thirds of the barton of Arlington, with lands pertaining, which had been confiscated by the Crown owing to the recusancy of Susanna Chichester, widow of Amias Chichester of Arlington, esq.
The said Susanna had leased the barton to said John Poynts and Richard Harris of Arlington, yeo. in consideration of £450 and at a rent of £10; and Richard had quit-claimed his share of it to John, in consideration for £150, 6 May 1626.
Fragment of seal of Exchequer.

[no title]  50/11/4/32  2 May 1629
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quietus
To Lewis Incledon, gent., who owed for the farm of the capital messuage and barton of Arlington, parcel of the possessions of Suzanna Chichester of Sherwell, widow, recusant.
The sum owing was paid into the hands of George Feildinge, esq., who gave him a receipt dated 2 May 1629.
Taken from the Roll of Recusants in Devon.

ARLINGTON: SHIRWELL: LOXHORE: MORTEHOE EAST DOWN: BRATTON FLEMING: CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/4/33  13 February 1699 11 William III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Exemplification of a Common Recovery. (Hilary Term 1699)
Henry Chichester, esq., demandant
George Palmer, gent., tenant
Edward Chichester, vouchee
John Cooke, second vouchee
Manors of Arlington alias Alrington, Wollacombe and Morthoe; and 40 messuages, 40 gardens, 500 acres of land, 200 acres of meadow, 500 acres of pasture, 200 acres of wood, 1,000 acres of furze and heath and 500 acres of moor, in Arlington, Sherwell, Loxford alias Loxhore, Woollacombe, Morthoe, Eastdowne, Bratton Fleminge and Cruse Morchard.
Seal: cracked and chipped.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE  50/11/5/1  29 March, 1625 1 Charles I

Contents:
Demise
(1) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
(2a) Phillip Wyot, of the Inner Temple, esq.
b) Elizabeth Chichester, and
c) Katherine Chichester, sisters of the said John Chichester
Advowson, rectory and right of patronage of churches of Alrington and Loxhore, with glebes, tithes and other appurtenances
Red, armorial seal of John Chichester.

[no title]  50/11/5/2  2 Oct., 1625 1 Charles I

Contents:
Grant of annuities
Marie Chichester, of Alrington, daughter of Henrie Chichester, esq., dec'd
-to-
Phillip Wyot, of the Inner Temple, London, esq., and Lewis Incledon, of Braunton, gent.
Annuities and yearly rents issuing out of all lands and tenements in Devon and Somerset
Consideration £200
Red, armorial seal of grantor.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/3  17 Oct., 1627 3 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Arlynton, esq.
(2a) Richard Pugsley, son of Willyam Pugsley of Arlyntone, husbandman
b) Marye Crockes, daughter of Edward Crockes of Marwood, whom the said Richard Pugsley intends to marry
Tenement in South Biccott, with common of pasture on Arlynton Downe
Consideration £90
Rent 13s 8d.

ARLINGTON, MORTEHOE, BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/5/4  14 March, 1628 3 Charles I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letters Patent, leasing to Lewis Incledon, of Devon, gent., lands, seized from John Chechester, of Arlington, gent., for recusancy
Rent £3 6s 8d
Two thirds of the manor of Arlington, and two thirds of a yearly rent issuing out of the capital messuage of Wollacombe, in Mortheo, and two thirds of a messuage and 30 acres of land in Bratton Flemming
Great Seal; natural wax; poor impression.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, SHIRWELL  50/11/5/5  20 March, 1628 3 Charles I

Document very faded and stained.
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letters Patent, leasing, for 41 years, land seized from Susanne Chichester, of Sherwill for recusancy, to Lewis Incledon, gent.
Capital messuage and barton of Arlington
Rent £3 6s 8d
Seal missing

ARLINGTON, MORTEHOE, BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/5/6  20 August, 1628 4 Charles I

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
Lewes Incleden, of Braunton, gent.
John Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
Premises as for 50/11/5/4 (14th March, 1628).

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/7  25 Jan., 1629 [1630] 5 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender
Richard Beaple, of Barnestaple, merchant
-to-
John Chichester
Messuages called Brynnessen, otherwise Brynniscombe, and common of pasture on Alrington, otherwise Arlington, Downe.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/8  20 Dec., 1631 7 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
(2) Lewes Chichester, of Alrington, doctour of phisicke
Lane Meadow
Consideration: surrender and £10
Rent 2s 8d
Seal of John Chichester, red, pendant, armorial.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/9  20 Dec., 1631 7 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
(2) Lewes Chichester, of Alrington, doctour of phisicke
Tenement called Lerewills, in Alrington Towne; and 2 closes of land called Moules Closes; and c.18 acres of land, lately inclosed, on Alrington Downe
Consideration: surrender of the above premises and £50
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/10  20 Dec., 1631 7 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
(2) Lewes Chichester, doctour of Phisicke
House and garden (c.40 perches)
Consideration: surrender of term in the said house and garden
Rent 1d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/11  20 Dec., 1631 7 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
(2) Lewes Chichester, of Alrington
Premises as for 50/11/5/8 (20th Dec., 1631)
Consideration: surrender and £10
Rent 2s 8d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/12  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £300
(1) Luke Acland, of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester, of Alrington
Tenement in South Biccott.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/13  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £300
(1) Phillip Acland, of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
Messuages and common of pasture in Huccombe and Alrington Downe.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, SHIRWELL  50/11/5/14  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £3,000
(1) Susan Chichester, of Alrington, widowe, late the wife of Amias Chichester, esq., dec'd
(2) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq., son and heir of the said Amias Chichester
Capital messuage of Alrington, alias Arlington, with all lands belonging.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/15  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £400
(1) John Comer, of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
Messuage in Tydecombe, alias Tythacombe.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/16  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £300
(1) Clement Cornewall, of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
Messuages in North Biccott and Alrington Downe.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE  50/11/5/17  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £300
(1) Arthur Harry, of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
Messuages, etc. now held by Arthur Harry.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/18  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £300
(1) Richard Harrys, of Alrington, yeo.
(2) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
Messuages, etc. in Biccott and Alrington Downe.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/19  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £300
(1) Robert Heddon, the younger, of Alrington
(2) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
Tenement in South Biccotte.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/20  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £600
(1) Anthony Huxtable of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
Messuages in Alrington.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/21  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, on condition of payment of £300
(1) Bartholomew Lerewill, of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester, of Alrington, esq.
Messuages, etc. in Alrington.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/22  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £300
(1) David Parkin of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
Tenement called South Biccott.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/23  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £300
(1) Wilmot Parkyn of Alrington, widowe
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Messuages in Alrington.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/24  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, conditional on payment of £300
(1) Elizabeth Whiddon of Alrington, widowe
(2) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
Tenement in Coomishead, in Alrington.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/25  10 April, 1632 8 Charles I

Left-hand margin has been cut, a word or two on each line being lost.

Contents:
Lease, on condition of payment of £300
(1) Robert Heddon the elder, of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
Messuages in Alrington

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/26  20 April, 1635 11 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq. Anne, his wife
(2) Lewes Chichester of Alrington, Doctor of Phisicke
c.24 acres, lately parcel of Alrington Downe
Consideration £40
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/27  3 Nov., 1635 11 Charles I

Contents:
Demise
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Amias Cornewall of Alrington, husbandman
c.18 acres, lately divided off from Alrington Downe, to belong to a tenement in Biccott, held by Amias and Clement Cornewall, his father
Consideration: surrender of all lands and common of pasture on Alrington Downe, made by Amias Cornewall and other tenants
Rent: one wheatecorne.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/28  1 March, 1637 12 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester the elder, of Alrington, esq.
(2) Edward Pyne of Eastdowne, esq.
c.9 acres of wood, in Twitchin Wood (boundary given)
Rent 1d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/29  1 March, 1637 12 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Edward Pyne of Eastdowne, esq.
Messuage in Twichen in the manor of Alrington
Consideration: surrender by Susan Chichester, widowe, mother of John, of the reversion of a term for life, and £150
Rent 26s 8d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/30  29 March, 1637; 13 Charles I

Contents:
Demise
(1) Robert Heddon, the younger, of Alrington, husbandman
(2) John Bretton, of Mortehooe, yeo.
Tenement in South Biccott, with common of pasture on Alrington Downe; and c.28 acres of land, now inclosed, lately part of Alrington Downe
Consideration £40
Rent: one wheatecorne.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/31  10 May, 1638 14 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) John Steere of Alrington, husbandman
Messuages, now held by Bartholomew Lerewyll, and c.17 acres of land, lately inclosed on Alrington Downe
Consideration £80
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/32  27 August, 1638 14 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) David Parkinge of Alrington, yeo.
Johane Harrys of Mortehooe
House and garden
Consideration: the charges and expenses bestowed by the said David in new building the house
Rent 2s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/55/33  1 Dec., 1638 14 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Gregorie Chichester, son of Robert Chichester, late of Alrington, gent., dec'd, and of Susan Chichester, widowe
Messuage
Rent 2s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/34a-b  16 Jan., 1640 15 Charles I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Edward Mansell of Alrington, servant of the said John
c.16 acres of land in Alrington Downe
Rent 2s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/35  20 Feb., 1640 15 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Steere of Arlington, husbandman
Messuages and lands, with Dukes Barne, and c.17 acres of land now inclosed on Arlington Downe
Consideration £90
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/36  15 April, 1640 16 Charles I

The document is faded and decayed, and some of it is illegible.

Contents:
Lease
John Chichester of Arlington
Henry Horder of West Buckland, gent.
Tenement in Arlington, and c.30 (?) acres on Arlington Downe

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/37  16 Nov., 1641 17 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) William Parmyter, the younger, of Alrington, yeo.
Tenement in Biccott
Consideration £100
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/38a-b  7 July, 1642 18 Charles I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) John Mansell, son of Michael Mansell, lately of Alrington, husbandman, dec'd
House and herbgarden in Alrington village
Consideration £5
Rent 2s.

MORTEHOE, ARLINGTON, EAST DOWN, BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/5/39  1644 20 Charles I
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Inquisition Post Mortem
Taken on the death of John Chichester, late of Arlington, esq., who was seised of and in the manor of Wollacombe, alias Wollacombe Tracie, and the manor of Arlington, and a messuage in Churchill, in East Down, and 2 messuages, etc. in Bratton Fleming, and lands in Shattesborrowe, in Moorthoe; John Chichester died 11th May, 20 Charles I, and his heir was John Chichester, aged 11 years, 6 months, and 11 days
Several lines of writing have been erased, and the document is torn in places; also the day and month of the Inquisition have not been filled in, nor names of jurors, etc.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/40  10 August, 1670 22 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Tamlyn, son of William Tamlyn, of Arlington, yeo.
Rideth Burch, daughter of Henry Burch, of Loxhoare, alias Loxforde, yeo., whom John Tamlyn intends to marry
Messuages in South Biccot
Consideration: surrender, by William Tamlyn, of his title in above messuages, which he had by virtue of a deed dated 10th Dec., 18 Charles II [1666]; and £20
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, BRATTON FLEMING, EAST DOWN, SHIRWELL, FARRINGDON, MORTEHOE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/5/41  Hilary Term, 1671 23 Charles II
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Left-hand indenture of Fine
Nicholas Borlase, esq., and Humphrey Borlase, esq., plaintiffs
John Chichester, esq., deforciant
Manors of Arlington, alias Alrington, Woollacombe, and Mourthoe, and 40 messuages, 3 mills, 2 dovecots, 40 gardens, 30 orchards, 400 and 500 acres of land, 150 acres of meadow, 400 and 500 acres of pasture, 180 acres of wood and 320 acres of furze and heath, in Arlington, Loxford alias Loxhore, Bratten Flemminge, East Downe, Sherwill, Woollacombe, Farringten, Mourthoe and Cruise Morchard
Consideration £1000

BRATTON FLEMING, ARLINGTON  50/11/5/42  1 Nov., 1677

Contents:
Award of the arbitrators, John Richards, rector of Trynshooe, and William Thorne, of Marwood, in a dispute between Nicholas Snow, of Bratton Fleming, yeo., and the inhabitants of Bratton Towne, over a way for drifts and carriages through Nicholas Snow's grounds in Bratton Fleming, and over carriage of wood and faggots from Twiching and Tydicomb Wood, in Arlington.

[no title]  50/11/5/43  10 Oct., 1699

Contents:
Release of actions
(1) Gyles Chichester, son and heir apparent of John Chichester, of Arlington, esq.
Katherine, his wife
(2) Phillipp Palmer of Dorny Court, Bucks., esq. Katherine, his wife, mother of Katherine Chichester.

ARLINGTON  50/11/5/44  10 Oct., 1701 13 William III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Clement Cornwall of Arlington, mason
Messuage called the Bowling Green
Consideration: surrender of above messuage, by Amias Cornwall, father of Clement and £7 12s
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/1  28 July 1693 5 William and Mary

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Edward Poyntzs of Arlington, gent.
Moyety or halfendeale of a tenement in South Beccott, and c.9 acres of common inclosed from Arlington Downe
Consideration £210
Rent 6s 9½d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/2  8 May 1699 11 William III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Harris of Arlington, mason
House and plot of ground in New England
Consideration £3
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, SHIRWELL, MORTEHOE, EAST DOWN, BRATTON FLEMING, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/6/3a-c  1 August, 1699 11 William III

Contents:
Lease for 1 year (3 indentures) (Release missing)
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, alias Alrington, esq. Gyles Chichester, his son and heir apparent
(2) Roger, Earle of Castlemaine, Ireland Phillipp Palmer of Downey Court, Bucks., esq. John Jenyns of Hayes, alias Hees, Middlesex, esq.
Manors of Arlington, Woollcombe, and Morthoe; capital messuage called Arlington Barton, in Arlington, Loxford alias Loxhore, Sherwell; capital messuage of Woollcombe, in Morthoe; messuages in Eastdowne, Bratton Fleming, and Cruse Morchard; advowsons of churches of Arlington and Loxford; with all lands pertaining, except for tenement called North Woolly in Sherwell, and piece of ground called Loxhore Parke, in Loxford.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/4  6 Nov., 1702 1 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Tamlin of Arlington, husbandman
Tenement in Arlington
Consideration £150 and 2 broad pieces of gold, called Crowns and Scepters
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/5a-b  10 Nov., 1702 1 Anne

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Temperance Pointz of Arlington, spinster
Messuage in Arlington village
Consideration £12 and one guinea
Rent 4s
Lease Endorsed: notice of surrender of within-named premises, 21st April, 1740, by John Pointz, sole executor of Temperance Pointz, dec'd.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE  50/11/6/6  10 Nov., 1703 2 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Harris of Arlington, mazon
Cottage and garden, and piece of land (12 ft. x 10 ft.) adjoining in Arlington village; and grass and pasture of Shouewood, with tillage of open ground, and fuel, in the said wood, in Loxhore
Consideration £20
Rent 6s 9d.

[no title]  50/11/6/7  4 Nov., 1708

Contents:
Writ of Sub Poena
Ordering Giles Chichester, esq., to appear before Chancery, on 24th Nov., instant
Penalty £100.

[no title]  50/11/6/8  24 August, 1719

Contents:
Declaration by Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq., that Thomas Carder was his convention tenant, and that he and all other his convention tenants were, from time out of mind, discharged from all toll and tollsery in fairs and markets throughout Devon
The document is rather faded, but 'tollsery' appears to be the word after 'toll'.

ARLINGTON, MORTEHOE  50/11/6/9  14 July, 1722

Contents:
Deed Poll of Gyles Chichester of Arlington, esq., charging his manors of Arlington, alias Alrington, Woolcombe and Morthoe with annuities of £70 to be paid to his younger son Charles Palmer Chichester, and to each of his daughters Catharine, Ursula and Mary.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE  50/11/6/10  25 Dec., 1728 2 George II

Archival history:
This deed has been used to wrap round a bundle of other deeds.

Contents:
Lease
(1) Catherine Chichester of Arlington, widow
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq., her son
Capital messuage called Barton of Arlington; a messuage called Coat, and Hawkins Downe, all in Arlington; also a messuage called Whitamore, in Loxhore
Rent £224

ARLINGTON, MORTEHOE, SHIRWELL, LOXHORE, EAST DOWN, BRATTON FLEMING, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/6/11  12 Feb., 1732 5 George II
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Exemplification of a Common Recovery, by double voucher
William Sutton, gent., and Thomas Osborne, demandants
Knevit Rawlett and George Sherwood, gent., tenants
John Chichester, vouchee to warranty
Jacob Morland, common vouchee
Manors of Arlington, Wollacombe, and Morthoe, and 50 messuages, 50 gardens, 600 acres of land, 300 acres of meadow, 700 acres of pasture, 300 acres of wood, 1200 acres of heath and 600 acres of moor; with the advowson of the churches of Arlington, alias Alrington, and Loxford, alias Loxhore
Fragment of seal only remains.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/12a-b  1 April, 1736 9 George II

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Dewey of Arlington (his servant)
House and 2 gardens in Arlington Town
Rent 3s 10d
Endorsed with a memorandum, 25th Nov. 1775, by John Fosse of Arlington, clerk, and Henry Gardiner Tippetts of Barnstaple, surgeon, executors of the last will and testament of William Dewey, that they surrendered up the lease.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/13  15 Oct., 1750 24 George II

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) James Tamlyn the younger, of Arlington, yeo.
Messuage in North Beccott, and land (c.18 acres) belonging
Consideration £202 17s, and 2 double Johannes
Rent 13s 4d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/14  5 April, 1767 7 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Samuel Acland of Sherwell, yeo.
Messuage called Haccombe, and c.17 acres of land in Arlington Down (long since divided off)
Consideration: 3 double Joannes, and £171 4s paid, and £182 to be paid
Rent 16s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/15  5 April, 1769 9 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Parkin of Arlington, yeo.
Messuage called Mill Tenement
Consideration £200 and 2 double Joannes
Rent 15s 2d.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/16  25 March, 1774 14 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Causey of Tawstock, butcher
Parts of Arlington Barton in Arlington (field-names given)
Rent £84.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/17  25 March, 1774 14 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Snow of East Down
Samuel Pile of Berrynarber, both yeo.
Parts of Arlington Barton in Arlington (field-names given)
Rent £75 5s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/18  28 May, 1782 22 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Francis Nix of Arlington, cordwainer
2 cottages with gardens in Arlington Manor
Consideration £26 5s
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/19  28 May, 1782 22 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Francis Nix of Arlington, cordwainer
2 messuages in Arlington Manor
Consideration £26 5s
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/20  29 May, 1782 22 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Grace Gubb of Arlington, spinster
Messuage at, or called, Frog Street
Consideration £61
Rent 7s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/21  18 Jan., 1783 23 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Honour Oatway of Arlington, widow
Messuage with 2 gardens in New England
Consideration 5s
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/22  25 March, 1802

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) John Thorn of Arlington, yeo.
Messuage or dwelling-house and a field called Esspark (c.5 acres), being part of North Beccott; and piece of ground called the Mowhay, and part of a green adjoining it.
Consideration £180
Rent 5s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/23  19 April, 1803

Contents:
Articles of Agreement, between
John P. Chichester, esq.
And
Samuel Edward Laver of the county of Somerset for letting a messuage called Tydecombes
Rent £300.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/24a-b  16 March, 1804

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Emanuel Northey Rockhey of Beerford, miller
Arlington Manor Mills, and the Mill Meadow (c.5 acres)
Consideration £460
Rent 5s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/6/25  26 Sept., 1806

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) George Parkin of Arlington, yeo.
About 73 perches of land near Arlington Becket, to build a house on
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON, MORTEHOE, SHIRWELL, LOXHORE, EAST DOWN, BRATTON FLEMING, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/6/26  15 Dec., 1823

Contents:
Abstract
Deed of Covenant and Agreement for securing to Margaret Caroline Chichester, spinster, the sum of £10,000 in lieu of all claims under the marriage settlement of her father, John Bruce Palmer Chichester of Arlington Court, esq., on his will and codicil
Manors of Aubington, alias Abington, Wollacombe, and Morthal; and lands in Arlington, Woollacombe, and Morthoe, also Sherwell, Loxhie, East Down, Bratton Fleming, and Crewys Morchard, including Thorne Land, otherwise Thorne Leys, in Bratton Fleming.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/1  25 March, 1824

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) Thomas Dowdle of Bratton
Tenement called Beshill
Rent £95.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/2a-c  28 February, 1825

Contents:
Bond 50/11/7/2c enclosed in 50/11/7/2a

[no title or date]  50/11/7/2a

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Robert Sloley of Kentisbury, yeo.
Tenement called North Halls
Rent £50 10s

[no title]  50/11/7/2b  28th Sept. 1829

Contents:
Robert Sloley's notice of quitting North Halls on 25th March, 1830

[no title]  50/11/7/2c  28th Sept. 1829

Contents:
Robert Sloley's notice of quitting South Halls on 25th March, 1830

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/3  25 March, 1825

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) George Cooper of Alscott Barton, yeo.
Messuage, tenement and lands called Brinscombe
Rent £140.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/4  25 March, 1825

Not completed - lessor's name not filled in, and no witnesses to lessee's signature.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) ---- Bale of ------
Messuage called Gubbs Estate
Rent £74

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/5  11 November, 1825

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) George Dinnicombe of Arlington, yeo.
Messuage called Carders, and 2 fields called Hornsey and Home Mead
Rent £90.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/6  8 Dec., 1825

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) William Daly of Arlington, yeo.
Middle Beccott, or Piles Tenement
Rent £160.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/7  14 Dec., 1825

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) Henry Maunder of Heightly Saint Mary, yeo.
Messuage called Twichen (or Higher and Lower Twichen), and a cottage called Ouldy Mill
Rent £300.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/8  12 May, 1826

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) John Delve of East Down, yeo.
Messuage and tenement called Higher Beccott, with 2 closes of land called Long Meadow and South Ground
Rent £68.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/9  28 Feb., 1827

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) Thomas Darch of Winkleigh, yeo.
Thomas Darch, his son
Messuage called Twichen
Rent £230
Endorsed (1) Appointment by the parties of George Cooper of Alverdiscott and James Smith of Bodley, in Parracombe, to be arbitrators in matters arising from the lease; and bond in £100 to abide by the award, 18th March, 1841
(2) Appointment by the arbitrators of Thomas Hooper Law, esq., of Barnstaple, as umpire, 18th March, 1841.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/10  18 Oct., 1828

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Francis Nix of Arlington, cordwainer
2 cottages and gardens in New England
Consideration 5s, and the surrender of a lease dated 28th May, 1782 (same parties)
Rent 4s.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE  50/11/7/11  25 March, 1829

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) John Vickery of Landkey, yeo.
Messuage called Combshead, Hopkins Down, Brinscombe Down and Tidicombe Downs, Arlington
Higher Loxhore Ground, Loxhore (c.195 acres in all)
Rent £160.

ARLINGTON, BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/7/12  10 June, 1829

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Christopher Blackmore of Arlington, yeo.
Middle Beccott (c.160 acres) in Arlington, and right of pasturage on Bratton Down in Bratton Fleming
Rent £133 10s.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/13  25 March, 1830

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Abraham of Warkleigh, yeo.
Messuage called Beshil; and part of messuage called Halls Down (late Sloleys) (c.104 acres altogether)
Rent £80.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/14a-b  12 Jan., 1832

Contents:
50/11/7/14b is enclosure of 50/11/7/14a

[no title or date]  50/11/7/14a

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Benham of Arlington, mason
Cottage and garden (c.16 perches) at Arlington Beccott (plan endorsed)
Rent 1s

[no title or date]  50/11/7/14b

Contents:
Enclosure
Last will and testament of William Benham, 2nd June, 1864
Cottage and garden as in 18(a).

ARLINGTON, BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/7/15  1840's

Not completed - no dates, no witnesses to Tucker's signature.

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, Baronet
(2) James Tucker of Trentishoe, yeo.
Tidicombe Barton in Arlington; North Thorne overland, in Bratton Fleming
Rent £285

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/16  22 March, 1841

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) Samuel Bale of Fremington, yeo.
Messuage called Huccombe (c.72 acres)
Rent £85.

EAST DOWN, ARLINGTON  50/11/7/17  1 Jan., 1850

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) Thomas Smith of East Down, yeo.
Messuages called Churchill, Little Churchill, Churchill Downe, Halls and Halls Meadow, and Brockham
Rent £125.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/18  28 Feb., 1850

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) Henry Tucker of Trentishoe, yeo.
Messuage and tenement called Higher Beckott (c.126 acres)
Rent £135.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/19  21 March, 1851

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) John Tucker of Trentishoe, farmer
Thomas Smith of East Down, farmer
Messuage and tenement called Huckham; part of another messuage and tenement called Higher Halls and Halls Down
Rent £100.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/20  15 August, 1851

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) Richard Blackmore of Arlington
William Jones of Lynton, both yeo.
Middle Beccott, North Beccott, and parts of Beccott Down (c.293 acres)
Rent £280.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE, SHIRWELL  50/11/7/21  12 May, 1854

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq. both trustees of an indenture of settlement, 9th August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) John Southcombe
William Slader Southcombe, both of Arlington, yeo. and cattle-dealers
Parts of Arlington Barton (specified in schedule)
Rent £235.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/22  12 May, 1854

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease, for 14 years
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, esq. Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees to an indenture of settlement, 9th Aug., 1838 (parties given)
(2) George Dinnicombe of Arlington, yeo.
Fields, etc. called South Beccott (otherwise Carders and Hornsey) and Churchy Bridge Meadows, particularly named in the schedule (c.111 acres)
Rent £120.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/23  5 September, 1854

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees of an indenture dated 9th August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) James Tucker, the younger
James Tucker, both of Arlington, farmers and dealers in sheep and cattle
About 227 acres of Twitchen Farm (particularly described in schedule)
Rent £255.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/24  12 November, 1857

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, esq Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants., esq., both trustees of an indenture of settlement, dated 9th August, 1838, (parties given)
(2) William Abraham of Arlington, yeo.
Messuage called Besshill, Nix's Down, Comers Down, and part of Hall's Down (c.140 acres; described in schedule)
Rent £125.

ARLINGTON, BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/7/25  20 November, 1858

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, esq
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees of an indenture of settlement, dated 9th August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) James Tucker of Tidicombe, yeo.
Tidicombe Farm in Arlington, and North Thorne, in Bratton Fleming (c.320 acres; particularly described in schedule)
Rent £320.

ARLINGTON, LOXHORE  50/11/7/26  20 Nov., 1858

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees of an indenture of settlement, 9th August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) John Vickery of Arlington, yeo.
Messuages called Coombshead in Arlington, and Whitemoors in Loxhore (c.238 acres) (particularly described in schedule)
Rent £230.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/27  9 August, 1860

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees of an indenture of settlement, 9th August, 1838, (parties given)
(2) Henry Yeo of Arlington, yeo.
Messuage called Brinscombe (c.169 acres);
c.48 acres of arable fields, part of Twitchin Down; described in schedule
Rent £200.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/28a-b  16 Nov., 1863

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees of an indenture of settlement, dated 9th August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) Henry Tucker of Arlington, yeo.
Messuage called Beccott (c.128 acres) and part of Mill Tenement (c.32 acres) (described in schedule)
Rent £215.

LOXHORE, ARLINGTON  50/11/7/29  16 Nov., 1863

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees of an indenture of settlement, 9th August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) William Tucker of Loxhore, yeo.
Messuage called Loxhore Town, in Loxhore (c.102 acres)
2 fields, part of Twitchin Down (c.15 acres)
(All described in schedule)
Rent £145.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/30a-b  20 Dec., 1864

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Sir Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) William Shaplands of Tavistock, yeo.
Huccombe (Huckham) Farm, with fields, closes, etc., named in schedule
Rent £100.

ARLINGTON, EAST DOWN  50/11/7/31  26 April, 1865

Contents:
Agreement to Surrender Lease
(1) John Rockhey of Bideford, miller
(2) Water grist mills called Arlington Manor Mills; also the Mill Meadow (c.5 acres), a common of pasture in Church Hill Down, in East Down
The surrender is in return for an annual payment of £50 to John Rockhey.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/32  26 Nov., 1866

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Sir Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) Walter Lerwell of Combmartin
Humphrey Lerwell of Marwood, both millers
Arlington Mills (field names given in schedule; c.6 acres)
Rent £76.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/33  14 February, 1868

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) John Blackmore Yeo
James Tucker, both of Arlington, yeo.
Premises as in 50/11/7/16 (22nd March, 1841) (names of fields, etc. given in schedule)
Rent £80.

ARLINGTON  50/11/7/34a-b  27 October, 1869

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Sir Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) Thomas Robins of High Bray, yeo.
Anthony Huxtable of Arlington, miller
Arlington Mill, and house and lands adjoining (specified in schedule) (c.41 acres)
Rent £125.

ARLINGTON, BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/7/35  19 June, 1873

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Sir Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, baronet
(2) George Tucker of Arlington, yeo.
Messuages called Tiddicombe, and part of Twichen
Farm in Arlington, and North Thorne Overland in Bratton Fleming (c.326 acres; specified in schedule)
Rent £320 for the first year, and £365 for each other year.

BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/8/1  20 April, 1578 20 Elizabeth

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) Gregorye Willyams of Mynhed, Somerset, yeo.
(2) Henrye Chechester of Alryngton
Messuages in Norrecot and Bratton; and 3 closes of land called the Bradland, the Furse Parke and the Rie Parke, in Norrecot and Bratton
Consideration £20.

BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/8/2  2 May, 1615 13 James I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Ames Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Richarde Gubbe of Bratton Flemynge, husbandman
3 closes of land called the Rye Parke, the Broade lande, and the Furse Parke, part of a messuage called Northcote, with common of pasture and common of turbary on Bratton Downe; and 2 acres of wood at the north east end of Tithycombe Woode
Consideration 100 marks
Rent 23s 6d.

BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/8/3  3 June, 1636 12 Charles I

Nearly half the document has been cut off.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester
(2) Richard Gubbe, the elder, of Bratton Fleminge
Tenement called, or in, Northcote
Consideration ---
Rent 23s 6d

BRATTON FLEMING: ARLINGTON  50/11/8/4  10 April, 1656

Nearly half the document has been torn away and is missing

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester
(2) Richard Gubbe, the elder, of Bratton Fleming
Messuages in Bratton Fleminge (name missing); 2 acres of wood and trees [in?] Tidecombe Wood, in Arlington
Consideration: surrender of above premises and £35
Rent 23s 6d
Endorsed 'Old lease of Bratton, 1656'.

BRATTON FLEMING: ARLINGTON: LOXHORE  50/11/8/5  10 September, 1671 23 Charles II

Contents:
Articles of Agreement
(1) Ames Cornwall of Arlington, yeo.
(2) Jaquet Steere of Arlington, widow
(3) David Cornwall, son of said Ames Cornwall, and Anne Steere, daughter of said Jaquet Steere, who intend to marry
Moyty or halfendeale of part of a tenement called North Thorne, in Bratton Fleminge; and a tenement called Lower Coumbshead, in Arlington and Loxhore; and a house or room called the parlour, and other rooms within the same called the milke house, and a hearbegarden behind the stable.
Paper

BRATTON FLEMING: ARLINGTON  50/11/8/6  20 December, 1716 3 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Anthony Gubb of Bratton Fleaming, yeo.
Messuages called Northcott in Bratton Fleaming; and 2 acres of wood and trees at the north-east end of Tithycombe wood in Arlington
Consideration £60, and one Crown and Scepter
Rent £1 3s 6d.

BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/8/7  25 March, 1748 21 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Cesar Lord of Crutched Fryar's in the City of London, esq.
(2) John Rogers of Pilton, gent.
Piece of land (80 acres), called Thorne Land alias Thorne Leyes, with common of pasture and turbary on Bratton Common alias Bratton Downe
Consideration £170
Rent 9s.

BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/8/8a-b  13 January, 1766 6 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease, and Copy
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Rebecca Launcey of Bratton Fleming, widow of Edward Launcey, heretofore Rebecca Mogridge of Stoke Rivers
Messuages called Northcott
Consideration: one double Joannes, and £62
Rent £1 3s 6d.

BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/8/9  19 January, 1860

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants., esq., both trustees of an indenture of settlement, 9th August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) William Tallyn of Bratton Fleming, yeo.
Messuage, tenement and farm called Rye Park and Marrowcott, with lands belonging (c.113 acres) (parcels described in schedule)
Rent £120.

WEST BUCKLAND: CHARLES: BRATTON FLEMING, in Devon GLASTONBURY, in Somerset  50/11/9/1a-b  5,6 August, 1746 20 George II

Contents:
Lease and Release (attested copies)
(1) Rev. Richard Prat of Twyford, county of Southampton, clerk, brother and heir at law of Samuel Prat, esq., dec'd, who was the eldest son and heir of John Prat, esq., dec'd
(2) Caesar Lord of Crutched Fryers, London, gent.
Rectory and parsonage of St. John Baptist in Glaston, Somerset, with the chapels of St. Bennings in Glaston, and West Pennard and West Bradley annexed to the same rectory, with all tythes and other appurtenances belonging
Also the manor of West Buckland, in parishes of West Buckland, Charles and Bratton Fleming
Also assignment of leases for other messuages and lands in Middlesex, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall
Consideration: sum of £4000, owing to Caesar Lord.

WEST BUCKLAND: CHARLES: BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/9/2  9 August, 1753 27 George II

Contents:
Release in Trust (attested copy. Lease for 1 year missing)
(1) Caesar Lord of Crutched Fryers, London, gent.
Jane Lord, his wife, only daughter of John Prat, late of the Inner Temple, London, esq., by Jane Prat, his wife, both dec'd
(2) William Butterfield of Mark Lane, London, apothecary Peter Bonnin of Staples Inn, Middlesex, gent.
Manor of West Buckland, in parishes of West Buckland, Charles, and Bratton Fleming; and a messuage in New Street, in Honiton; and a messuage at Torbay; and tenements in Street, Som.

WEST BUCKLAND: CHARLES: BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/9/3  26,27 April, 1758 31 George II

Contents:
Lease and Release in Trust (attested copy)
(1) Jane Lord of London, widow, daughter of John Prat, esq., dec'd, Lady of the Manor of West Buckland, relict of Caesar Lord
(2) William Butterfield of Mark Lane, London, apothecary, who intends to marry Jane Lord
(3) John Rocke of Butleigh, Somerset, gent.
Manor of West Buckland.

WEST BUCKLAND: CHARLES: BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/9/4  Michaelmas Term, 1786 27 George III

Contents:
Indenture of Fine (copy)
Adam Pierce, gent., plaintiff
Richard Pratt, esq., and Ann Pratt, spinster, deforciants
Manor of West Buckland, and 9 messuages, 16 cottages, 12 barns, 12 stables, 14 courtilages, 21 gardens, 18 orchards, 400 acres of land, 50 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 50 acres of wood, 20 acres of furze and heath, a chief rent of 1s and common of pasture for cattle in the parishes of West Buckland, Charles and Bratton Fleming
Consideration £600.

WEST BUCKLAND: CHARLES: BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/9/5  29 September, 1787 27 George III

Contents:
Deed to declare the uses of a fine (attested copy)
(1) Richard Prat of Glastonbury, Som., esq. Ann Prat of the same place, spinster
(2) Adam Pierce of Exeter, gent.
Premises as in 50/11/9/4 (Michaelmas Term, 1786)
Endorsed 'Deed to lead the uses of a fine'.

WEST BUCKLAND: CHARLES: BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/9/6a-b  4,5 May, 1788 28 George III

Contents:
Mortgage for £500, by Lease and Release (attested copies)
(1) Richard Pratt of Glastonbury, Som., esq., nephew and heir at law of Jane Butterfield, and devisee in tail of the manor and premises mentioned below and named in her will, and also only son and heir at law of Richard Pratt, dec'd, (some details of pedigree given)
(2) James Leman, the elder, of Chewmagna, Som., gent.
Manor of West Buckland.

BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/9/7a-c  18 June, 1788

[no title or date]  50/11/9/7a

Contents:
Agreement to convey land
(1) Richard Prat of Glastonbury, Som., esq.
(2) Francis Hayes of Arlington, gent.
Closes of pastureland called Thornland (82 acres), being part of the manor of West Buckland

[no title or date]  50/11/9/7b

Contents:
Consideration £492
Conditions of sale (printed), and

[no title or date]  50/11/9/7c

Contents:
Particulars of the manor of West Buckland (printed), to be sold by auction, are annexed.

WEST BUCKLAND: CHARLES: BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/9/8  1 October, 1788 28 George III

Contents:
Assignment of a term of years, to attend the fee (attested copy)
(1) John Butterfield of Stoke Abernon, Surrey, gent., (nephew and appointee under last will and testament of William Butterfield, dec'd)
(2) Gregory Pember of Hackney, Middlesex, wine merchant
(3) Rev. William Spurway of Barnstable, clerk, executor named in last will and testament of George Barber, late of Barnstable, esq., dec'd
(4) John Rocke of Butleigh, Som., gent.
(5) Richard Prat of Glastonbury, Som., esq.
(6) Robert Payne of Bristol, gent.
Manor of West Buckland
Consideration £713 18s.

BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/9/9a-b  21 October, 1788 29 George III

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) Richard Prat of Glastonbury, Som., esq., nephew and heir at law of Jane Butterfield, and also devisee in tail named in her last will and testament (some details of their pedigree given)
(2) John Butterfield of Dorking, Surrey, gent., nephew and heir at law of William Butterfield, dec'd., who was the surviving trustee of Peter Bonnin, dec'd, named in indentures of lease and release 8 and 9 August, 1753, made on the marriage of Jane Butterfield with her first husband, Caesar Lord, dec'd
(3) James Leman of Chewmagna, Som., gent.
(4) Jane Prat
Ann Prat
Maria Prat, all now or late of Glastonbury, spinsters, sisters of Richard Prat and legatees named in the last will and testament of Jane Butterfield, and also the legal personal representatives of their sister, Arabella Prat, dec'd, intestate.
(5) Robert Payne of Bristol, gent.
(6) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(7) John Needham of Gray's Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Premises as in 50/11/9/7 (18th June, 1788)
Consideration £492
Endorsed with a schedule of the conveyances referred to in deed.

WEST BUCKLAND: CHARLES: BRATTON FLEMING  50/11/9/10  5,6 August, 1746-4 Feb., 1777

Contents:
'Abstract of Title of Richard Prat, esq., to the manor of West Buckland in Devon, of which the tenement of Thornland in Bratton Fleming is part'
Abstract made c.23 May 1788.

HAWKRIDGE, Somerset  50/11/10/1a-b  20, 21 June, 1700 12 William III

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) William Blackford of Dunster, Somerset, one of the Masters Extraordinary of the Court of Chancery
Philip Darch of Woolavington, Somerset, gent.
Robert Siderfin of Crowden, Carhampton, Somerset, esq.
(2) Philip Mogridge of Molland, yeoman
Piece of pasture ground, being part of a tenement called Wester Shercombe, (36a.); and two acres of wood in Hawkridge Ridge (boundaries given); which premises are parcel of the manor of Exton.
Consideration: £43.

BRENDON  50/11/10/2  15 October, 1708 7 Anne

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Richord Parkin of Brindon, widow
(2) George Ley of Combmarten, schoolemaster
(3) Robert Parkin, son in law of said Richord Parkin, of Brindon, husbandman
Piece of land called Thornes Close (12a.).
Consideration: £45.
Recites Lease of 20 February, 1700, and Mortgages, 22 February, 1700, and 8 October, 1705.

BRENDON  50/11/10/3a  10 June, 1710 9 Anne

Contents:
Transfer of Mortgage
(1) Richord Parkin of Brindon
(2) George Ley of Combmartin, schoolmaster
(3) Robert Parkin, son in law to Richord Parkin, husbandman
Messuage called Shilson.
Consideration: £23, and £47.
Recites Lease, 20 February, 1700, and Mortgages, 22 February, 1700, and 8 October, 1705.

[no title]  50/11/10/3b  12 June 1710 9 Anne

Contents:
Transfer of Mortgage, for £47, and further charge of £13
(1) Robert Parkin of Brindon, husbandman
(2) George Ley of Combmarten, schoolemaster
Messuage called Shilson.
Recites Lease, dated 20 February 1700.
Paper

BRENDON  50/11/10/4  30 September, 1720 7 George I

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) George Ley of Marwood, gent.
(2) John Chibbet, alias Kidnor, of Porlock, yeo.
Messuage called Schilson.
Consideration: £63 12s.

BRENDON  50/11/10/5  25 March, 1723 9 George I

Contents:
Mortgage for £80 (copy)
(1) Richoard Parkin of Brendon, widow
(2) Robart Parkin of Brendon, yeo.
(3) John Chibbet alias Kidner of Porluck, Som.
Messuage called Shilson.
Recites Bond of even date, in £160.

BRENDON  50/11/10/6  5 September, 1723

Contents:
"A particular survey of Mr. Robert Parkins tenement lying in the parish of Brendon..."
1 sheet of paper

[no title]  50/11/10/7  28 November, 1723 10 George I
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in £720
Richord Perkin of Brindon, widow
And
Robert Perkin of Brindon, yeoman
To
Bartholomew Wortley of Bratton Fleming, clerk.
Condition of the obligation: payment of £360.
Receipts for interest paid by Robert Perkin, 1724-35, entered on inner pages.
Endorsed: "Memorand' this Bond and also the Mortgage is for the use of Giles Chichester of Arlington, Esquire".

MOLLAND, Devon; HAWKRIDGE, Somerset  50/11/10/8  7 December, 1733

Contents:
Copy of the Will (18 January, 1730) of
Philip Mogridge, senior, of Molland, yeo.
Moiety of land called Wester Shercombe, in Hawkridge.
Messuages called North Lishell, Adlehole, and Mousehole, in Molland.
Proved at Barnstaple 7 December, 1733.

HAWKRIDGE, Somerset  50/11/10/8X  26 May 1740 13 George II

Contents:
Mortgage for £20
(1) Philip Mogridge of Chittlehampton, yeo.
(2) Lewis Courtenay of Molland, yeo.
Moiety of piece of pasture ground, part of a tenement called Wester Shercombe, (36a.); and 2 acres of wood in Hawkridge Ridge, (boundaries given); all which premises are parcels of the manor of Exton.
Recites Bond in £40, of even date, to secure £20.
Paper

HAWKRIDGE, in Somerset  50/11/10/9  23 March, 1743

Contents:
Lease
(1) Philip Mogridge of Chittlehampton, yeoman
(2) Lewis Courtenay of Molland, yeoman
Moiety of a piece of ground, being part of a tenement called Wester Shercombe (c.36 acres); and two acres of wood in Hawkridge Ridge; all part of the manor of Exton.
Rent: £7.
Paper

HAWKRIDGE: EXMOOR, Somerset  50/11/10/10a-b  Michaelmas Term, 1746 20 George II

Contents:
Right and left-hand indentures of a Fine
Philip Mogridge of Molland, plaintiff
Philip Mogridge of Chittlehampton,
Mary his wife, and
John Mogridge, deforciants
40 acres of pasture, 2 acres of wood and common of pasture, in Wester Shercombe, Hawkridge Ridge, and Hawkridge Common, in the parish of Hawkridge, and in Exmore [extra-parochial].
Consideration: £60.

HAWKRIDGE, Somerset  50/11/10/11a-b  24, 25 February, 1746 [i.e.1747] 20 George II

Contents:
Lease, and Release and Declaration of the uses of a Fine
(1) Philip Mogridge of Chittlehampton, yeo. Mary his wife
(2) John Mogridge of Poughill, yeo. (brother of said Philip)
(3) Lewis Courtenay of Molland, yeo.
(4) Philip Mogridge of Molland, yeo.
(5) Matthias Cruwys of Southmolton, gent.
Piece of land called Wester Shercombe (c.36a.); and two acres of wood in Hawkridge Ridge (boundaries given).
Consideration: £320.

BRENDON  50/11/10/12a-c  [late 18th century]

Contents:
A letter, to 'Neighbour Ward', signed 'J.C.', and two sheets of memoranda, concerning rents of estate of late Robert Parkin of Shilston.
3 separate sheets of paper

HAWKRIDGE, Somerset; MOLLAND  50/11/10/13  25 March 1775 15 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Courtenay of Molland, yeo.
Messuage called West Shercomb, in Hawkridge, and a tenement called North Lyshall, in Molland.
Rent: £28.
Paper

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/1  7 June, 1547 1 Edward VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Agreement that land should be held of Thomas West, as of his manor of Hempston Cantelowe
(1) Thomas West, kt., Lord la Warr
(2) John Vennynge of Hempston Cantelowe, yeo.
A messuage, a granary, an orchard (2a.), 24 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, and 6 acres of furze and heath; and another messuage, a granary, a sitting-room ("sellar'"), an orchard (2a.), 12 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, 2 acres of wood, and 1 acre of furze and heath.
Rent: 32/6.
Agreement is in performance of convention contained in indenture dated 1 May, 1544.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/2  1 October, 1570 12 Elizabeth

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
Thomas Bromley, esq., Solicitor General to the Queen
To
Robert Webber alias Gilbarde of Bowringsleigh, gent.
Manor of Hempston Cantelope, which was leased to Bromley by William Weste, kt., Lord de la Warr, by indentures dated 16 May, 8 Elizabeth, [1566].
Seal: armorial.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/3  30 September, 1571 13 Elizabeth

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) John Rowe the elder of Kyngeston', esq.
John Rowe of Kyngeston', son and heir apparent of the above, gent.
(2) Nycholas Cooke of Ipplepen
Closes of land called the Hyer Hembery (8 acres), the Lower Hemberye (8 acres), the Hyer Barton (3 acres), and Lower Barton (3 acres).
Consideration: £50.
Rent: 3d.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/4  30 September, 1571 13 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
John Rowe the elder of Kyngeston, esq., and
John Rowe of Kyngeston, gent., his son and heir
To
Nicholas Cooke of Ipplepen
Closes of land called the Hyer Hemberye (8a.), the Lower Hemberye (8a.), the Hyer Barton (3a.), and the Lower Barton (3a.). Feoffment is in performance of agreement contained in indentures of even date.
Attorneys: John Cooke and William Blackealler.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/5  17 September, 1572 14 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment in tail (indented)
John Rowe the elder of Kyngeston, esq., and
John Rowe of Kyngeston, gent., his son and heir
To
William Blackealler of Hempston Cantelowe, weaver
Messuage in Hempston Cantelowe alias Brodhempston alias Hempston Borard, which was bargained and sold by Rowe and Rowe to Blackealler by indentures of even date.
Rent: 2d.
Attorneys: John Cooke and John Coyte.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/6  23 June, 1627 3 Charles I

Contents:
Quitclaim
Elizabeth Heywoode of Bery Pommary, widow
To
Walter Dottyn of Totnes, marchant
Dwelling house, and a chamber called the Porch Chamber, next to the Almes House; also a herbe garden and backeside (½ acre) lying on the backe side of the house towards the south east.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/7  20 April, 1630 6 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) George Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Richard Elles of Brodehempston, yeo.
Close of land called the Barley Close, otherwise the Barlyeparke; Barlyeclosemeade adjoining (3a.); and Pittparke, otherwise Quarryparke (4a.).
Consideration: £43 4s., and surrender of leases dated 20 March, 1597, and 20 July, 1599.
Rent: 15/-.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/8  10 May, 1650

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) John Shapley of Brodhempston, cooper Willmot his wife
James Dunninge, son of William Dunninge of Staverton, husbandman
Cottage in the manor of Hempston Cantelowe.
Consideration: Surrender of a former lease, by copy of Court Roll; and £14.
Rent: 16d.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/9  10 April, 1655

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Thomas Sheere of Broad Hempston, clothier
Messuage, and a cottage and little orchard belonging, all being parcel of the manor of Hempston Cantelowe.
Consideration: £110.
Rent: 12/8.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/10a-b  29 September, 1669 21 Charles II

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) John Wolston of Blackaller, gent.
House, courtlaig adjoining, another house, a barn, and three closes or parts of closes (named).
Consideration: surrender by Barnard Wolston of Plymouth, marchant, of above premises; and £40.
Rent: 2/-.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/11a-b  4 June, 1671 23 Charles II

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) John Wolston of Blackaller, gent.
(2) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
Close of land called Scrubett (1a.); and another close of land called Eastaparke (1a.).
Consideration: £25.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/12  20 May, 1672 24 Charles II

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) William Mann of Broadhempston, yeo.
Messuage at Knowle, in the manor of Hempston Cantelowe.
Consideration: surrender of a former estate in premises, and £38.
Rent: 20/-.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/13  23 December, 1673 25 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Joseph Rowe of Widecombe, gent.
Messuage called Pitt, part of the manor of Hempston Cantelowe.
Consideration: £400.
Rent: 25/-.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/14  24 March, 1690 2 William and Mary

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Thomas Rowe of Staverton, esq.
(2) William Man the elder of Broadhempston, clothier
Close of land called Pitts Parke, otherwise Quarrey Parke (4 acres), with the marle quarry.
Consideration: £11.
Rent: 5/-.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/15  20 February, 1694 6 William and Mary

Left-hand part of document has been cut away.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, in Staverton, gent.
(2) Priscilla Bovey of ---
[House and pieces of land?] at or called Weston, in the manor of Broadhempston; they include an orchard called Heyside, a close of land called Wellparke, and the north end of a close called Hittaparke alias Heckaparke.
Consideration: surrender of estate in the premises, and £6.
Rent: 6/-.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/11/16  3 November, 1725 12 George I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Thomas Rowe of Staverton, gent.
Messuage in Beaston, and four closes, also in Beaston, (names given).
Consideration: surrender made by lessee of all terms of years he has in premises, and £60.
Rent: 34/-.

WIDDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/12/1  [probably before 1290]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
William, lord of Spichwyk'
To
Hamelin Carpentar'
13 acres of land at Haneworthy in the manor of Spichewyk', of which 12 acres lie between the road called Horiflod Wey and the road called Latwey, in length, and [W?....] on the south and the land of Robert Elyt on the north, in breadth; and one acre lies between La Willak' and Horiflodweye; together with common of pasture with all animals in the waste-land between Throubrok' and Haneworth', and also in the waste-land on the west side of Leghtorre, and especially with pigs and goats at all times of the year except, with pigs, at the time of pasture. To hold to the said Hamelin and the heirs of his body for ever of William and his heirs.
Rent: 20d, to be paid at Michaelmas, Christmas and Pentecost, for all service, excepting the royal service and suit at the court of Spichewyk'; and Hamelin and his heirs, if they fall into the mercy of the court shall be quit for 3d; and for feudal aids, they shall be quit for 2/8.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: Robert Uppehull', William de la Torre, John Breybon, John Fabr', William Hocmor.
No date.
Seal missing.

STAVERTON  50/11/12/2  23 October, 1340 14 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
John de Berkedon
To
John Bernhous and Agnes his wife
Meadow called Brodemede, in Kyneston in the fee of Sparkewille. To hold for ever, of the chief lords of the fee, to the said John Bernhous and Agnes, and the legitimate heirs of their bodies; and failing them to the right heirs of the said John Bernhous.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: John de Kilbury, John atte Forde, David de Reigny, Roger Pat', William de Kyneston, John de Blakalre, John Bokyete.
Date: Kyneston, Monday next after the feast of St. Luke the Evangelist, 14 Edward III, the 1st year of his reign over France.
Round, black seal: "IHC" surrounded by legend.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/3  7 November, 1345 19 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Thomas West, Kt.,
To
Robert Wysdom and Orengia his wife
Messuage and 40 acres of land which Gilbert Cacchefrenssch' once held, and a messuage and 34 acres of land which Robert Dodds once held, in Hemmeston' Cauntelou. To hold to the said Robert and Orengia and the legitimate heirs of the body of the said Robert, of Thomas West and his heirs, for ever. But if Robert dies without such heirs, the premises to return to the said Thomas.
Rent: 30/4, during the life of Robert, and afterwards, 37/-.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: Ivo le Fysshare, John atte Forde, Roger le Clerk', John Rodde, John Bernehous.
Date: Hemmeston', Monday next after the feast of All Saints, 19 Edward III.
Seal missing.

STAVERTON: PLYMPTON  50/11/12/4  29 September, 1422 1 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Henry Spryngge of Kynston'
To
Thomas Norrys and John Muchel, chaplain
Messuages, lands, rents and services in Kynston', Sperkewille, Blackaller and Plymton. To hold to the said Thomas and John, their heirs and assigns, for ever, of the chief lords of the fee.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: John Beyvyle, John Knolle, John Pedhele, John Kees, Roger Hoggeman.
Date: Kynston', on the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, in the first year of King Henry VI.
Seal missing.

STAVERTON  50/11/12/5  30 August, 1426 4 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Right-hand indenture of a Fine, made at Westminster, on the morrow of St. John the Baptist, 4 Henry VI:
John Michel, [clerk?], plaintiff
Henry Spryngg' and Alice his wife, deforciants
A messuage, 4 gardens, 40 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow and 4 acres of wood, in Kenyston and Sperkwill. Said premises, having been acknowledged by Henry and Alice to be the right of said John, were returned to them by John, to hold of the chief lords of the fee for their lives; and after their deaths, to go to John Rem and Thomasia his wife, the daughter of Henry, and the heirs of their bodies; and if they died without heirs, to go to the right heirs of the aforesaid Alice.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/6  30 October, 1450 29 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Elizabeth de Bayston' alias Elizota de Bayston', late wife of Walter Leveger
To
John Bernehous the elder
Messuages, lands and tenements in Hemston' Cantulov to hold to the said John, his heirs and assigns, for ever, of the chief lords of the fee.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: Henry de la Pomeray, Richard Yerd', esq., John Almescomb', John Worthy, Thomas Hexte.
Date: Hempston', Friday next before the feast of All Saints, 29 Henry VI.
Seal missing.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/7  30 October, 1450 29 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of Attorney
Elizabeth de Bayston' alias Elizota de Bayston', late wife of Walter Leveger
To
Thomas Hexte and William Harry
To deliver seisin of all her messuages and lands in Hempston' Cantilov to John Bernehous the elder according to the form and effect of a charter made to him.
Date: Hempston' Cantulou, Friday next before the feast of All Saints, in the 29th year of King Henry VI.
Seal missing.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/8  13 February, 1454 32 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
John Bernhous
To
John Bowedon and Richard Abraham
Messuages, lands and tenements which he lately had of the gift of Elizabeth de Bayston', otherwise Elizota de Bayston', late wife of Walter Leveger, in Hemston' Cantulow. To hold to the said John Bowedon and Richard, their heirs and assigns, for ever, of the chief lords of the fee.
Witnesses: Hugh Courtenay, Kt., Henry de la Pomeray, Richard Yerde, Thomas Hexsten, Robert Hempston.
Date: Hemston, 13 February, 32 Henry VI.
Seal missing.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/9  1 April, 1454 32 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Confirmation of a charter
Richard West, lord la Warr, Kt., Thomas Vuedale, John Michelgrove, John Whittokkesmede, Richard Cook, and Thomas Bailly
To
John Bernhous
Messuages, lands and tenements in Hemston Cantulow; these premises were given by John Bowedon and Richard Abraham, by a charter dated at Hemston, 8 March, 1454, to John Bernhous (by whose gift they had had them) and the legitimate heirs of his body; and for lack of such heirs with remainder to William Dunham and Thomas Keys, their heirs and assigns for ever.
Clause of warranty, against the Abbot of Westminster.
Witnesses: Hugh Courtenay, Henry de la Pomeray, Richard Yerde, Thomas Hexsten, Robert Hempston.
5 undamaged seals, and fragments of seal of Richard West.

STAVERTON  50/11/12/10  30 September, 1456 35 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
John Michell, clerk
To
Joan, wife of Thomas Moreshed and Thomasia, wife of John Rem
All those messuages, lands and tenements in Sperkewyll and Kynston which said John Michel, together with Thomas Norys now dec'd, lately had of the gift of Henry Spryng'. To hold for the terms of their lives, and after their deaths the said lands to go to John Moreshed, clerk, vicar of the parish church of Hempston' Cantulow, his heirs and assigns for ever; to hold of the chief lords of the fee.
Witnesses: Roger Keys, clerk, John Prall, Thomas Hexte, David John, Thomas Peny.
This document is fastened to 50/11/12/11

STAVERTON  50/11/12/11  30 September, 1456 35 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of Attorney
John Michell, clerk
To
William Broun and Thomas Wymond
To deliver seisin to Joan wife of Thomas Moreshed and Thomasia, wife of John Rem, of all those messuages, lands and tenements in Sperkewill and Kynston which said John Michel, together with Thomas Norys now dec'd, lately had of the gift of Henry Spryng'.
This document is fastened to 50/11/12/10

STAVERTON  50/11/12/12  3 December 1457 36 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Bernehous and John Parker, clerk
To
John Rem and Thomasia his wife
A messuage, 58 acres and 40 'particatas' of land, 3½ acres of meadow, and 3 acres and 50 'particatas' of wood, in Sperkewill; to hold to John Rem and Thomasia and their legitimate heirs, on the condition that they do nothing to alienate the land.
Rent: 2/-.
Witnesses: Baldwin Foleford, kt., Henry Pomeray, Philip Copleston, John Gybbe, esqs., Henry Drewe, William Fowell, Henry Brok, Richard Wolston, Thomas Hext.
Date: Saturday next before the feast of St. Nicholas the Bishop, 36 Henry VI.
2 seals, 1 (broken) armorial.

STAVERTON  50/11/12/13  1 October, 1469 9 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Isota Burnard, widow, Richard Bowecherche, William Moryshede and Stephen Chepe, heirs of John Michell, chaplain
To
John Bernehows, esq.
All the messuages, lands and tenements in Sperkewyll, Blacaller, and Olveston which the said John Michell had of the gift of Henry Sprynge. To hold to the said John Bernehows, his heirs and assigns for ever, of the chief lords of the fee.
Witnesses: Gilbert Yearde, esq., Roger Werthe, William Dolbeare.
Date: Sperkewyll.
This document is fastened to 50/11/12/14

STAVERTON  50/11/12/14  3 October, 1469 9 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Isota Burnard, widow, Richard Bowecherche, William Moryshede and Stephen Chepe, heirs of John Michell, chaplain
To
John Bernehows, esq.
All the messuages, lands and tenements in Sperkewyll, Blacaller and Olveston which the said John Michell had of the gift of Henry Sprynge.
Witnesses: Gilbert Yearde, esq., Roger Werthe, William Dolbeare.
Date: Sperkewyll.
This document is fastened to 50/11/12/13

STAVERTON  50/11/12/15  1 September, 1471 11 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment
Richard Wolston
To
John Bernehows, esq.
3 acres of wood in Sperkewyll', lying between the wood of John Wydeslade the younger on the north, and the wood of the aforesaid John Bernehows on the south, and the land of the same John Bernehows on the west, and the water called Hemse running from Portbrygge to Bowebrygge on the east, and common of pasture in Sperkewyll with all kinds of cattle at all times of the year; which lately belonged to Henry Sprynge. To hold to the said John and his heirs for ever, of the chief lord of the fee.
Witnesses: Gilbert Yearde, esq., Roger Werthe, William Dolbeare.
Date: Sperkewyll, 1 September, 11 Henry IV.
Seal missing.
This document is fastened to 50/11/12/16 and 50/11/12/17

STAVERTON  50/11/12/16  2 September, 1471 11 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of Attorney
Richard Wolston
To
Edward Bernehows or William Broun'
Premises as in 50/11/12/15 (1 September, 1471). Seisin thereof to be delivered to John Bernehows, esq., according to the form of the charter made between them.
Witnesses: Gilbert Yearde, esq., Roger Werthe, William Dolbeare.
Fragment only of seal.
This document is fastened to 50/11/12/15 and 50/11/12/17

STAVERTON  50/11/12/17  September, 1471 11 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Richard Wolston
To
John Bernehows, esq., his heirs and assigns
Premises as for 50/11/12/15 (1 September, 1471).
Witnesses: Gilbert Yearde, esq., Roger Werthe, William Dolbeare.
Date: Sperkewyll', 4 September, 11 Edward IV.
Seal: Broken.
This document is fastened to 50/11/12/15 and 50/11/12/16

STAVERTON: BROADHEMPSTON: KINGSBRIDGE (with DODBROOKE): PLYMOUTH: EAST ALLINGTON: ALWINGTON: NEWTON ABBOT  50/11/12/18  20 November, 1475 15 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Master Roger Keys, John Parker, vicar of Staverton, John Arundell of Westbagburgh, and Davyd John
To
John Bernehouse
Messuages, lands, etc. in Sperkewill, Kynston, Beare, [all in Staverton], Hempston Cantelowe, Kyngesbrygge, Doddebroke, Plymmouth, Alyngton, Alwyngton and Newton Abbot, which, among other lands, they, together with Richard Daber, clerk, and John Almyscomb, now dec'd, had of the gift of the said John Bernehouse. To hold to said John for his life, and after his death certain rooms and lands in Kyngston: i.e. 2 chambers and 2 low living-rooms ('celaria') under them; also the Chesechamber with the living-room under it; and a room called le Parler alias le base chamber, and half the garden called Culverhay, with a garden called Saseron garden; and a meadow called Newmede; and a close of land called Peseparke; (boundaries of all above premises given). to go to Joan his wife. And after her death, all the said messuages, lands, etc. to go to Thomas, son of said John, and his legitimate male heirs; and failing them similarly to Edward, Henry, David and William, all sons of said John; and failing these, to John Bernehouse and the heirs of him and his wife Joan, to John Bernehouse and his heirs, or, finally, to the right heirs of said John.
Witnesses: William Fouhill, Walter Copleston', William Rowe, John More, John Eston the younger, John Cosyn, John Underdon'.

STAVERTON: BROADHEMPSTON: KINGSBRIDGE (with DODBROOKE): PLYMOUTH: EAST ALLINGTON: ALWINGTON: NEWTON ABBOT  50/11/12/19  20 November, 1475 15 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of Attorney
Master Roger Keys, John Parker, vicar of Staverton, John Arundell of Westbagburgh' and David John
To
Robert Metherhill, John Holeway and John Rowe to give seisin to John Barnehouse of messuages, lands, etc. in Sperkewill, Kynston, Beare, [all in Staverton], Hempston Cantelowe, Kyngisbrygge, Doddebroke, Plymmouth, Alyngton, Alwyngton, and Newton Abbot, which said Roger Keys [etc.], together with Richard Daber and John Almyscomb now dec'd, had of the gift of the said John Barnehouse.
Witnesses: William Fouhell, Walter Copleston', William Rowe, John More, John Eston the younger, John Cosyn, John Underdon'.
Fastened to the bottom of document is a narrow piece of paper: "Thys letter of atornay be deleveryd to Jon Bern[e?]hous and John hys [ayr?] and after desesse of the sayde John and John let hyt be deleveryd to Thomas [Bernehous]".

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR: TORBRYAN  50/11/12/20  20 December, 1475 15 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment in fee tail (indented)
Master Roger Keys, John Parker, vicar of Staverton, John Ar[undell] of Westbagburgh, and David John
To
John Bernehouse
Messuages, etc. in Spychewyke and Torrebryan, which Master Roger [etc.], together with Richard Daber, clerk, and John Almyscomb', now dec'd, had of the gift of the said John Bernehouse. To hold to the said John for his life, and after his death, to his son William and the legitimate male heirs of his body; and failing these, similarly to David, Henry, Edward, and Thomas, all sons of said John Bernehouse; and failing all these to the legitimate heirs of said John and his wife Joan, daughter of William Walraunde; to the legitimate heirs of said John; and, finally, to the right heirs of said John.
Witnesses: William Fouhell, Walter Copleston', William Rowe, John More, John Eston the younger, John Cosyn,
John Underdon'.
3 seals, and 1 missing.

STAVERTON  50/11/12/21  8 July, [1485?] 3 Richard [III?]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Thomas Barnhous, the elder, [or eldest] son and heir of John Barnhous, dec'd
To
John Barnhous his eldest son
Messuages, lands and tenements in Kyngston and Sperkwyll; to hold to the said John, his heirs and assigns during all the time of his infirmity.
Rent: 32 marks.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: John Morished, Thomas Coke, clerk, Thomas Barnhous, William Harr', John Bart'.
Date: the morrow of the translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 3 Richard [III?].
Seal on parchment tongue.
The word after "...regni Regis Ricardi..." which should be 'tercii', ("...in the reign of King Richard III...") is illegible.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/22  3 February, 1486 1 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of attorney
Thomas Barnehous of Kynston'
To
Thomas Grey and William Barter
To take seisin of messuages in Bayston' in manor of Hempston' Cantlaw, and to deliver seisin thereof to Oto Gylbard', William Fowell', John Holbeine, Edward Focray and William Gambon.
Witnesses: Richard Wolston, John Barter, William Harry.
Date: Kynston', 3 February, 1 Henry VII.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/23  10 February, 1486 1 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Oto Gylbard', William Fowell', John Holbeine, Edward Focray and William Gambon
To
Thomas Barnehous of Kyngeston'
Messuages in Bayston' in manor of Hempston Cantlaw which they lately had of the feoffment of the said Thomas; to hold to the said Thomas for the term of his life, and after his death to Thomas Barnehous, his eldest son, and his heirs; and failing them, the messuages to revert to the right heirs of the aforesaid Thomas Barnehous of Kyngeston' for ever.
Witnesses: John Barter of Bayston', William Harry of Kyngston', John Efynghole'.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/24  1486
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Copy of Feoffment and of Letter of Attorney:
50/11/12/24(1) 10 February, 1486 1 Henry VII
Feoffment
Oto Gylberd, William Fowell, John Holbeine, Edward Focray and William Gambon
To
Thomas Barnehous of Kyngeston
Messuage in Bayston, in the manor of Hempston Cantlow, which they lately had of the gift of the said Thomas. To hold to the said Thomas for his life, and after his death, to Thomas Barnehous his eldest son, and to the legitimate heirs of his body; and failing them, to the right heirs of the aforesaid Thomas; of the chief lords of the fee.
Witnesses: John Barter of Bayston, William Harry of Kyngston, John Esynghole.
Above feoffment is a copy of 50/11/12/23.
50/11/12/24 (2) 24 September, 1486 2 Henry VII
Letter of Attorney
Oto Gylberd, William Fowell, John Holbeine, Edward Focray and William Gambon
To
Thomas Dorsett and William Whyddon'
To enter into, and take seisin of, a messuage in Bayston in the manor of Hempston Cantlaw, which they lately had of the gift of Thomas Barnehous son and heir of John Barnehous lately of Kyngeston' now dec'd;
And to deliver seisin thereof to Thomas Barnehous third son In the first deed Thomas is called his eldest son. of the aforesaid Thomas.
Witnesses: Gilbert Yerd, James Cappys, John Werthe.
Underneath (in English) is a Memorandum that the above is a true copy of the 2 original deeds, which were to be delivered by John Rowe, seriaunt at the lawe, to Wylliam South. Witnesses: George Rolle, John Eston', Walter Colshyll', Baldwin Malet, Edmund Larde', Humfrey Colles, Nicholas Wyhigsly. And another memorandum, (also in English), by John Ford, that the said deeds were delivered by William South to John Ford, who delivered them to William Barnehous, esq., on agreement being had between them concerning the said lands, in the presence of John Rowe, seriant at the lawe.

NEWTON ABBOT: KINGSTEIGNTON: IPPLEPEN: TOTNES BROADHEMPSTON: KINGSBRIDGE (with DODBROOKE): STAVERTON: LODISWELL: CHURCHSTOW  50/11/12/25  [early 16th century]

Contents:
Will and Settlement (indented)
Of William Barnehowse, son and heir of Thomas Barnehowse
Lands in Newton Abbot, Tottones, Lodiswell, Combefishacre [in Ipplepen], Pontisfey, in Kingestayneton, and Rake [in Churchstow].
Closes called Kingeswille, in Brodehempston, and Cokiscombe, in Dodbroke.
Lands called Grenehille, in Kingistayneton, and Remmys otherwise Undrehille [in Staverton].
Lands of Bayston [in Broadhempston], and Brodehempston.
This will was originally annexed to a feoffment; it is dated from "Kingiston the day and yere in the said feofament comprised." The feoffment seems to have disappeared.

STAVERTON: NEWTON ABBOT: KINGSBRIDGE (with DODBROOKE): PLYMOUTH: LODDISWELL  50/11/12/26  30 December, 1500 16 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment to the uses of a Will
Andrew Tope, clerk, and John Bagtor
To
William Stapelhill and Peter Colshill
Messuages, lands, etc. in Kyngston, Sperkewyll, Beare - [all in Staverton], Newton Abbot, Kyngysbrygge, Doddebroke, Plymmouth and Lodiswill, which the said Andrew and John, together with Thomas Hext now dec'd, had of the gift of Thomas Barnehows. To hold to the said William and Peter, their heirs and assigns for ever, to the use of William Barnehous, son of the said Thomas, and for fulfilling his will,
Attorneys: Henry Scotte and Richard Barnehous.
Witnesses: John Hext, John Wolston, Roger Hokemor, Thomas Barnehous of Bayston, Robert Legge.
Seals: 2 round, red, pendent seals, one broken. The other represents a scene with human figures, surrounded by legend.

STAVERTON: CHURCHSTOW: KINGSBRIDGE (with DODBROOKE): PLYMOUTH: NEWTON ABBOT: KINGSTEIGNTON  50/11/12/27a-b  7 February, 1500 [i.e.1501] 16 Henry VII

[no title or date]  50/11/12/27a

Contents:
Will and Settlement (indented)
Of William Barnhows, son and heir of Thomas Barnhows
Manors, lands, etc. in:
Kyngestone, Sparkwyll, Beare in Staverton;
Rake in Churchstow;
Dodbroke, Kyngesbrigge, Plymouth, Newton Abbot;
Potisfenne and Grenyshyll in Kingsteignton.

[no title or date]  50/11/12/27b

Contents:
Second indenture of above.

STAVERTON: LODDISWELL: CHURCHSTOW: KINGSBRIDGE (with DODBROOKE): PLYMOUTH  50/11/12/28  12 February, 1501 16 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Exemplification of a Common Recovery (Hilary Term, 1501)
John Rowe and John Drewe, demandants
Peter Colshill and William Stapelhyll', tenants
William Barnehouse, vouchee
John Drakys, second vouchee
15 messuages, 1 dove-cot, 300 acres of land, 18 acres of meadow, 5 acres of wood, 32 acres of furze and heath, 2 acres of moor, and 2/- of rent in:
Staverton;
Kyngeston, Sparkwyll, Beare, all in Staverton;
Lodyswyll;
Rake and Warcombe, in Churchstow;
Kyngeston, [this may be the parish of Kingston, or Kingston in Dittisham, etc.];
Plymmouth; Dodbrooke Maner; and Kingesbrigge.
Seal of Court of Common Pleas, broken.

STAVERTON  50/11/12/29  8 April, 1502 17 Henry VII

Contents:
Marriage Settlement
(1) William Bernhows, son and heir of Thomas Bernhows
(2) John Row, son and heir of William Row late of Tottenes, (between whom, and Agnes, eldest daughter of said William Bernhows, a marriage has been agreed upon)
Chief manor or mansion place of Kyngeston; and as much of the lands of William Bernhous as amount to £20 a year in value, to be chosen by John Row.
Date: Excet'.
Witnesses: Richard Unday of Excet', John Summaister the younger, Peter Colshill, William Hokemore of Totnes.

STAVERTON  50/11/12/30  19 August, 1511 3 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
William Barnhows
To
John Rowe and Agnes his wife, daughter of said William
Wood called Remmys Wode (c.2a.) lying between said William's wood of Kynnyston on the east, and Antony Worth's wood called Bevyle ys Wode on the west, and said William's close called Bowode on the south and the river called Hemmys on the north. To hold to John and Agnes and the heirs of the body of Agnes, for ever. And if she dies without heirs, the wood to go to Margaret Barnhows, daughter of said William, and the heirs of her body; and failing this, the wood to return to said William and his heirs for ever.
Attorneys: William Hokmor the younger, and Richard Hakewill.
Date: Kynnyston.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/31  16 October, 1512 4 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Exemplification of Recovery (Michaelmas Term, 1512)
William Barnhows, demandant
John Gambon, tenant
A messuage, 3 gardens, 120 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 2 acres of wood and 20 acres of furse and heath, in Brodehempston alias Hempston Cantlowe.
Seal of Court of Common Pleas, in good condition.
In this Recovery there is no vouching to warranty; the demandant claims land by right of descent; tenant denies this but judgement goes to demandant.

STAVERTON: LODDISWELL: CHURCHSTOW: KINGSBRIDGE (with DODBROKE): PLYMOUTH: NEWTON ABBOT  50/11/12/32  1 April, 1513 4 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Confirmation of a gift
John Barnhows
To
William Hokmor and John Somaster
Lands and tenements, rents and services in Kyngeston, Sparkewill, Bear [all in Staverton], Lodiswill, Rake [in Churchstow], Dodbroke, Kyngesbrigge, Plymouth and Newton Abbott; all which premises were given by John Rowe and John Drew, 7 February, 1501, to William Somaster, clerk, Thomas Cobbold, clerk, Roger Hokmor, John Cosyn of Wolston, John Cosyn of Fursdon, all now dec'd, and William Hokmor and John Somaster the younger, both still living; to hold to them, their heirs and assigns for ever.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: William Hokmor the younger, Richard Hakewill.
Date: Kyngeston, 1 April 4 Henry VIII.

LODDISWELL: CHURCHSTOW: STAVERTON: BROADHEMPSTON: NEWTON ABBOT: KINGSTEIGNTON: IPPLEPEN: TOTNES  50/11/12/33a-c  12 October, 1513 5 Henry VIII

[no title or date]  50/11/12/33a
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment to uses (indented)
William Barnehowse, son and heir of Thomas Barnehowse
To
Robert Carye, esq., Bartholomew Fortescu, James Hacche, Thomas Smyth, Thomas Michell, clerk, Christopher Faringdon, William Somaster, Roger Elforde, and William Hokemore the younger
Lands, tenements, etc. in:
Lodiswille
Rake, [in Churchstow]
Remmys alias Underhille, in Staverton,
Bayston, in Broadhempston
Brodehempstop
Newton Abbot,
Kingestayneton
Combefishacre, [in Ipplepen]
Tottones.
Which lands, (together with others) were lately recovered by John Rowe and John Drew, in the king's court, or descended to the said William on the death of his brother Thomas Barnehowse and his cousin Roger Barnehowse. Said lands to be held to the uses contained in certain indented schedules annexed to these presents.
Clause of warranty.
Attorneys: William Boonde, John Mannyng, Thomas Horwell, and William Hawkyns.
Date: Kingeston.

[no title or date]  50/11/12/33c

Contents:
Second indenture of above feoffment, but with 'indented schedule annexed' missing.

[no title or date]  50/11/12/33b

Contents:
Will and Settlement (indented)
Of William Barnehouse, son and heir of Thomas Barnehouse
Declaring the uses of annexed feoffment.
This will mentions lands in Dodbrooke, not included in annexed feoffment.
Undated.

[no title]  50/11/12/34  23 July, 1514 6 Henry VIII

Contents:
Codicil to Will (indented)
Of William Barnehowse
Altering a previous Will, to the prejudice of his second daughter Marget - owing to her disobedience, she was to have only 5 marks worth yearly of his lands.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/12/35  1 May, 1516 8 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease
William Barnehowse, esq.
To
Andrew Bochers and Joan his wife
All that land which Joan Bart', widow, lately held of the same William. To hold for the terms of their lives.
Rent: 10/8.
Witnesses: Bernard Wattes, Christopher Faringdon, and John Wynford.
Date: Newton Abbot.
Seal: round, black, armorial, on parchment tongue.
Endorsed: lease of Bayston'. [Beaston, in Broadhempston; no place-name is mentioned in document.]

STAVERTON  50/11/13/1a-b  2 April, 1535 26 Henry VIII

[no title or date]  50/11/13/1a

Contents:
Election of lands (indented)
Made by John Rowe, serjeant at the law,
In fulfillment of marriage articles, 8 April, 1502, drawn up in consideration of his marriage with Agnes, eldest daughter of William Barnehous, dec'd. In these articles, it was agreed that the said John should have the chief manor or mansion place of Kingeston, and other lands of the said William, to the value of £20 a year. These he now chose:
All the lands in the villages of Kingeston, Sparkewyll and Beare (not being parcel of the capital messuage of Kingeston) except for lands in Kingeston called Remmys otherwise Underhyll.
The wording of marriage articles, as recited, is rather obscure, but the above seems to be the meaning.

[no title or date]  50/11/13/1b

Contents:
Second indenture of above.

[no title]  50/11/13/2  13 January, 1537 28 Henry VIII

Contents:
Covenant for a Marriage and Settlement
(1) John Rowe, serjeant at the law
(2) Thomas Seyntawbyn, esq.
The parties agree to promote a marriage between John Rowe the younger, son and heir of said John Rowe, and Phylyppe Bluet, daughter of Marye, wife of said Thomas Seyntawbyn; and said John Rowe agrees to settle all his lands on John Rowe the younger, and the heirs male of him and said Phylyppe.
Date: Holcomb'.

DARTMOUTH: KINGSWEAR: TOTNES: DARTINGTON: DITTISHAM  50/11/13/3a-b  28 September, 1537 29 Henry VIII

[no title or date]  50/11/13/3a
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Marriage Settlement (indented)
John Rowe, serjeant at law
To
John Chamond, Kt., John Gylbert, esq., Roger Bluet, esq., Thomas Seyntaubyn, esq., Richard Kendall, William Frye, and Francis Bluet, gent., William Hokmor of Totneys, William Smythe of Bykynton and John Antony of Dartmouth.
Lands, tenements, etc. in Dartmouth, Hardneys, Southtowne, [all in Dartmouth], Kyngeswere, Totneys, Dartyngton, Northford, [parish unknown], and Capton [in Dittisham].
Consideration: marriage between John Rowe, son of the said John Rowe, sergeant at law, and Philippa, now his wife.
Attorneys; John Adams the elder of Dartmouth, John Pole and John Babbe.
Date: Dartmouth.

[no title or date]  50/11/13/3b

Contents:
Second indenture of above.

DARTMOUTH: KINGSWEAR: TOTNES: DARTINGTON: DITTISHAM  50/11/13/4  4 October 1541 33 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Henry Fortescue, esq., and John Adams
To
John Rowe, sergeant at law
Lands, tenements, mills, etc. in Dartmouth, Hardneys, South Towne, Kyngeswere, Totnes Magna, Totnes Parva, Dartyngton, Northford and Capton, which they had lately had of the gift of John Rowe. Part of the said premises to go to John Rowe for the life of his son John Rowe the younger, and after his death to Mary, wife of John Rowe the younger for her life; the reversion of said premises and the rest of the premises, to go to John Rowe the elder for 60 years, and after his death, to John Rowe the younger, Mary his wife, and the heirs of his body.
Failing these similarly, to Joan, wife of Roger Bluet, esq., Bridget, wife of William Frye, Joan, Mary, and the heirs of Alice Kendall, dec'd, late wife of Richard Kendall, esq., all daughters of John Rowe the elder. Failing those, to the right heirs of Roger Bluet.
Attorneys: Robert Raymond and Thomas Cobold.

STAVERTON: BROADHEMPSTON: KINGSTEIGNTON: LODDISWELL: CHURCHSTOW: IPPLEPEN: TOTNES  50/11/13/5  11 April, 1548 2 Edward VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
William Arundell of Sudburye, gent.
To
John Roo of Kynston, esq.
Messuages, etc. called Rems alias Underhill, in Staverton; Beyston in Brodehempston; Grenehill in Kyngestaynton; Hame, in Lodeswell; Briggecombe, in the manor of Hake [in Churchstow]; Combefishacre [in Ipplepen] and Tottnes.

[no title]  50/11/13/6  3 October, 1548 2 Edward VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Receipt
William Arundell' of Sidbery, gent.
From
John Rowe of Staverton, gent.
£13, in full payment of a sum of £35 owing by the said John to said William.
Round, red, seal, on parchment tongue.

BROADHEMPSTON, Devon; SHEPTON MALLET: BRISLINGTON, Somerset  50/11/13/7  10 November, 1567 9 Elizabeth

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) William West, lord Lawarr
(2) Thomas West of Testwood, in the county of Southampton, esq.
Manor of Hempston Cauntelopp otherwise Brodehempston, in Devon; and the manor of Shepton Mallet and Bristlington in Somerset; and the hundred of Wherwell, and the manors of Wherwell, Middelton, Tuston, Bolingdon, Goodwothe, Clatford and Litle Anne, in Southampton.
Rent: £700.
Clause of warranty.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/13/8  20 March, 1571 13 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented), in fulfillment of agreement contained in Bargain and Sale of even date
John Rowe the elder of Kingeston, esq.
John Rowe of Kingeston, gent., his son and heir
To
George Blacheford of Hempston Cantelowe alias Broadhempston
Messuage called Knoll; to hold to said George and the legitimate heirs of his body, of the said John Rowe and John Rowe, as of their manor of Brodehempston alias Hempston Cantelowe; and failing such heirs of said George, the premises to go to Mathew Dawtherydge of Hempston and the legitimate heirs of his body; and failing such heirs, to Henry Beare of Eplepen and the legitimate heirs of his body.
Rent: 4d.
Clause of warranty.
Attorneys: William Irishe and William Lake.

STAVERTON  50/11/13/9a-b  11 May, 1584 26 Elizabeth

[no title or date]  50/11/13/9a
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment to uses (indented)
John Rowe the elder of Kyngeston, esq.
And John Rowe the younger, gent., his son and heir
To
John Chechester of Raleigh, Kt., Robert Cary of Clovelly, esq., Richard Sparry, esq., George Cary of Clovelly, esq., Richard Saverye, gent., William Stephens, gent., Leonard Rowe, gent., and John Ducke
Messuage or mansion house of Kingeston, in which John Rowe the elder now lives, with the demesne land called barton land. To hold to them and their heirs and assigns for ever, to the uses contained in the indented schedule annexed to present writing.
Clause of warranty.

[no title or date]  50/11/13/9b

Contents:
Schedule (indented) annexed to Feoffment:
Declaring the uses to which above feoffment was made - i.e. to the use of the said John Rowe the elder and John Rowe the younger and their heirs.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/13/10a  13 September, 1585 27 Elizabeth

Contents:
Marriage Settlement
(1) John Rowe the elder of Kyngeston, esq.
John Rowe the younger, his son and heir
(2) John Chechester of Raleigh, Kt.
Robert Cary of Clovellye, esq.
George Cary of Clovellye, esq.
Richard Saverye, Robert Smyth, the elder,
William Stephens, gent., and John Tayler, yeo.
Manor of Hempston Cantlowe.
Consideration: Fulfillment of agreements made in consideration of the marriage of John Rowe the younger with Prudence, daughter of Robert Cary.
Attorneys: John Murche and John Wade.

STAVERTON: BROADHEMPSTON: IPPLEDEN: TOTNES KINGSTEIGNTON: NEWTON ABBOT: WOLBOROUGH  50/11/13/10b  13 September 1585 27 Elizabeth

Contents:
Marriage Settlement
(1) John Rowe the elder of Kyngeston, esq.
(2) Sir John Chechester of Raleigh, kt.
Robert Cary of Clovelly
George Cary of Clovelly, esqs.
Rychard Saverye of Rattrey
Wyllyam Stephens of Thorelston
Robert Smyth the elder of Dartmouth, gents.
John Ducke of Staverton, yeo.
Mansion house and barton of Kyngeston, and lands in Kyngeston, Sperkewell, Beare and Rems, in the parish of Staverton; also lands in Combefisheaker in the parish of Ipplepen, and in the parishes of Brodhempston, Totnes, Kyngesteynton, Newton Abbate and Wolborough.
Attorneys: John Tayler and Wyllyam Gerdler.

BROADHEMPSTON: STAVERTON  50/11/13/11  [27? ---- 1591 or 1592] 34 Elizabeth

Document has been partly eaten away.

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
John Rowe of Kingston, in Staverton, esq.
To
John Coffyn of Porteleg, Richard Saverie, esq. Thomas Carie, esq., Thomas Warring, gent., John Babb, gent., and John White
Manor of Brodehempston, and all messuages, lands, etc. in Brodehempston; and also all messuages, lands, etc. in Staverton. To hold to the uses specified in indentures dated 16 July, last past.
Clause of warranty.

BROADHEMPSTON: STOKE GABRIEL  50/11/13/12  7 January, 1614 11 James I

Contents:
Marriage Settlement
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Sir Thomas Pope Blunt of Tetenhanger, Herts., Kt.
Tenement called Bickedon, closes of land called Tarcorne, Scholeham, Hempston Feild, and the Mill Hams, 3 parcels of land and meadow called the Withebedds, and another meadow called Brembellmore, all in Broadehempston; also messuages called Will, in Stoakegabriell. (These lands to be conveyed to Thomas Horde of London, esq., Robert Hubberd of London, esq., and John Babb of Dodgescombesleigh, gent.)
Consideration: marriage between George Rowe, son and heir of said John Rowe, and Dorothie Horde, daughter of Lady Hubberd, late wife of Sir John Hubberd of St. Marye Spittell in London, Kt., dec'd.

BROADHEMPSTON: STOKE GABRIEL  50/11/13/13  10 January, 1614 11 James I

Contents:
Feoffment to uses (indented)
John Rowe of Kingston, in the parish of Staverton, esq.
To
Thomas Horde, esq., Robert Hubberd, esq., and John Babb, gent.
Tenement called Bickedon, some closes of land called Tarcorne, one called Scholeham, one called Hempston Feild, one called the Millhams, three parcels of land and meadow called the Withebeddes, and another meadow called Brembellmore; all in Broadhempston.
Also messuages called Will, in Stoake Gabriell.
Uses specified in an indenture made between John Rowe and Sir Thomas Pope Blunt, knight, 7 January, 1614. (50/11/13/12).

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/13/14  2 November, 1614 12 James I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Ralph Woodley of Polmawgan, in St. Wynnow, Cornwall
To
John Babb, gent.
Messuages, lands, etc. called Hannaford alias the Lower Hannaford.

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/13/15  28 August, 1615 13 James I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
John Babb of Dodscombsleigh, gent.
To
John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
Messuages, etc. called Hannaford alias the Lower Hannaford.
Consideration: £60.
Clause of warranty.
Attorneys: William Rowe, gent., and Thomas Mann.

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/13/16  28 August, 1615 13 James I

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) John Babb of Dodscombsleighe, gent.
(2) John Rowe of Kingston, in Staverton, esq.
Messuage called Hannaford alias the Lower Hannaford.
Consideration: £60.

STAVERTON  50/11/13/17  12 October, 1655

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) Henry Samwayes of Godmanston, Somerset, esq.
(2) John Row of Staverton, esq.
Capital messuage called the barton of Kingston.
Consideration: £1,350.
Attorneys: William Row, gent., and John Blackler, yeo.

[no title]  50/11/13/18  5 December, 1687 3 James II
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letters Patent
Commanding obedience to John Rowe, esq., newly appointed Sheriff of Devon.
Great Seal, in fragments.

BROADHEMPSTON: STAVERTON: STOKE GABRIEL: KINGSTEIGNTON: IPPLEPEN: TOTNES: NEWTON ABBOT: WIDDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/13/19  23 November, 1697

Contents:
Lease for a year (Release missing)
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, in Staverton, esq.
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
John Berry of Berry Narbor, esq.
Manor of Hempston Cantelow, in Broadhempston; capital messuage called Kingston, in Staverton; other messuages in Kingston, Sparkwell and Beare, in Staverton;
Messuage called Will, in Stokegabriell; other messuages in Kingsteignton, Ipplepen, Totness, Newton Abbot, Hannaford [in Widdecombe] and Widecombe;
3 messuages at Brempst, in Widecombe.

STAVERTON: BROADHEMPSTON: NEWTON BUSHEL: KINGSTEIGNTON: IPPLEPEN: STOKE GABRIEL  50/11/13/20  25 September, 1753

Contents:
"Survey
Of the barton of Kingston and tenements adjoining; the manor of Broadhempston; lands in Newton Bushell, ...Kingsteignton,... Ipplepen, ...Stoke Gabriel, houses in Totnes, at Buckfastleigh; a new erected paper mill at Killbury; several tenements at Widdecombe".
Endorsed: "J. Rowe, esq. A survey or particular, with valuations, of his lands, etc. to be sold...25 Sept. 1753".
3 sheets of paper

[no title]  50/11/13/21  18 October, 1760

Contents:
Will (and Codicil)
Of Frances Rawe of Trevithick, in St. Columb Major, Cornwall, widow.
Lease-hold estate at a place called Collyars Yard, in Surry; tin bounds (unspecified) in Cornwall.
Paper

[no title]  50/11/13/22a  1761

Contents:
Copy of 9 letters, from John Chichester of Arlington, to Thomas Lodge, at Trevithick, nr. St. Columbs, Cornwall, John Poyntz, Edward Hoblyn at Tresadren, near St. Columbs, and William Rawe, esq., Trevithick, concerning the Will of Mrs. Rawe. Dated 22 February - 16 October, 1761.
Folded sheet of paper.

[no title]  50/11/13/22b  1761

Contents:
Schedule of the sums of money bequeathed by the Will (18 October, 1760) and Codicil (2 December, 1760) of Mrs. Frances Rawe (or Rowe).

BROADHEMPSTON: STAVERTON  50/11/13/23  25 March, 1764 4 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq. (owner of premises mentioned below)
John Chichester of Arlington, esq. (mortgagee of said premises)
(2) William Lloyd of Queen Anne Street, Cavendish Square, Middlesex, builder
Piece of ground (2a.), situated in a field called the Lower Field, part of the barton of Kingston, [in Staverton]; also Broadhempston Mills, an orchard, herb garden, Mill Meadow (1¾a.), Mill Hams (3½a.), Mill Meadow (2½a.) - all known as the Mill Tenement, (boundaries given), [in Broadhempston].
Consideration: £600, and also £300 to be paid by said William Lloyd for every acre (above 2 acres) in which slate and stone is found.
Rent: £25.

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD, POUGHILL  50/11/14/1  nd
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Copy of 3 deeds

[no title or date]  50/11/14/1/1

Contents:
50/11/14/6

[no title or date]  50/11/14/1/2

Contents:
Walter de Poghehulle's enfeoffment of his son Robert, with his messuage of Poghehulle (boundaries given), and 12s of rent. 24th July, 1317

[no title or date]  50/11/14/1/3

Contents:
Enfeoffment, by John Hitte, parson of the church of Churiton' Fizpayn', Richard Wydeslad, parson of the church of Stockelegh' [Pomery?], John de Godeton', William Wadham, and Roger Forde, of Christine, formerly wife of William Forde, with messuages in Forde, Saccumbe and Hille, in Churiton' Fizpayn', and 4s of rent issuing out of a tenement called Weye, in Morchard Cruwys, and the reversion of the said tenement. 29th Nov., 1461.

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/14/2  6 May, 1411 12 Henry IV

Archival history:
This document was tied to 50/11/14/3,4 and 5
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of feoffment
Christine, formerly wife of John Sewy
-to-
Thomas Payn, clerk, John Prous' of Dodderygge, and Robert Crewes, chaplain
Lands and tenements, rents, services and reversions, in Cheryton' Fitzpayn and Crewes Morchard', which descended to her after the death of William Forde and Christine his wife, to hold for ever, of the chief lords of the fee Clause of warranty
Witnesses: William Hydon', Roger Dourysshe, John Gylle, Thomas Bysshop', Henry Whityng'
Date: Wydeworthy, at the feast of St. John at the Lateran Gate, in the 12th year of the reign of King Henry IV
The above feoffment made on condition that the said Thomas, John and Robert will re-enfeoff the said Christine, with all the aforesaid lands, to hold for her life; and after her death, the lands to go to John Wotton', for the term of his life; and after his death, to William, his son, and the legitimate heirs of his body; and if he dies without such heirs, the land to go to Alice, daughter of John Wotton', and the legitimate heirs of her body; and if she dies without such heirs, the lands to go to the right heirs of the aforesaid William, for ever
Round, black pendent seal of Christine, device.

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/14/3  6 May, 1411; 12 Henry IV

Archival history:
This document was tied to 50/11/14/2,4,5
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of feoffment
Christine, formerly wife of John Sewy
-to-
Thomas Payn, clerk, John Prous of Dodderigge, and Robert Crywes, chaplain
All the lands and tenements, rents and services and reversions in Parva Stoklegh', Sutton' Sachevill' and Forde, in Chyriton' Fitzpayn, and at Waye in Crywes Morchard', which descended to her after the death of William' Forde and Christine his wife; to hold, of the chief lords of the fee, for ever
Clause of Warranty
Witnesses: William Hydon', Roger Douryssh', John Gylle, Thomas Bysshop, Henry Whytyng'
Date: Wydeworthy, on the feast of St. John at the Lateran Gate, in the 12th year of King Henry IV
The above feoffment made on condition that the said Thomas, John and Robert will re-enfeoff the said Christine with all the said lands, to hold for the term of her life; and after her death the lands to go to John Wotton, for the term of his life; and after his death, to his son William, and the heirs of his body; and if the said William dies without such heirs, then the lands to go to Alice, daughter of John Wotton; and if she dies without heirs of her body, then the lands to go to the right heirs of the aforesaid William, for ever
Round, black, pendent seal of Christine Sewy, device.

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/14/4  6 May, 1411; 12 Henry VII

Archival history:
This document was tied to 50/11/14/2,3,5
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of attorney
Thomas Payn, clerk, John Prous' of Dodderygge, and Robert Crewes, chaplain
-to-
Robert Roll'
Premises as in 50/11/14/2 (6th May, 1411)
Date: Wydeworthy, at the feast of St. John at the Lateran Gate, in the 12th year of the reign of King Henry IV
2 black, pendent seals.

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/14/5  14 November, 1412; 14 Henry IV

Archival history:
This document was tied to 50/11/14/2,3,4
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of feoffment
Thomas Payn, clerk, John Prous' of Dodderygge, and Robert Crewes, chaplain
-to-
John Wotton'
Premises as in 50/11/14/2 (6th May, 1411) to hold for the term of his life, of the chief lords of the fee; and after his death, the lands to go to his son, William Wotton', and the legitimate heirs of his body; and if the said William dies without such heirs, the lands to go to Alice, daughter of the said John Wotton, and the legitimate heirs of her body; and if she dies without such heirs, all the lands to go to the right heirs of the said William Wotton'
Witnesses: John Copleston', William Hantisford', Roger Dowrys, Thomas Dowrys, and Robert Row
Date: Sutton' Sachevyll', Monday next after the feast of St. Martin the Bishop, in the 14th year of the reign of King Henry IV
2 red, pendent seals (one, initial letter 'S', one armorial) and 1 seal missing

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/14/6  5 March, 1440; 18 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of feoffment
Robert Bone, brother and heir of John Bone, late of Colmpton'
-to-
Eleanor, lately wife of Roger Page, daughter of William atte Forde
Land, with a meadow, at Forde, in Cheriton' Fepeyn'; and land at Weye, in Crusmorchard'; all which lands, with the meadow, the said John, before his death, together with Vincent Wry[gt?] and Henry Rook, lately dec'd, held, of the gift of Christine Sewe; and which after the death of the said John, descended to the said Robert; to hold to the said Eleanor, and the legitimate heirs of her body, of the chief lords of the fee. And for lack of such heirs, the lands to go to the right heirs of Robert atte Forde, grandfather of Eleanor.
Witnesses: Nicholas Radeford', Edward Seynt John, John Avenell', John Ulston', William Toylard', John Toky
Red, pendent seal of Robert Bone.

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/14/7  24 May, 1442; 20 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of feoffment
Thomas Page, alias Forde
-to-
William Plays, Richard atte Weys, and John Gotton'
All his messuages, lands and tenements, rents, reversions and services in Sutton', in Sakcomb', Forde and Burgh', and elsewhere, and in Churiton' Fitz Payn', and in the tithing of Sutton Sachefild', otherwise Lytelstokelegh', and also his rents and services in Wey, and in Morchard Cruys. To hold for ever, of the chief lords of the fee
Witnesses: John Robert, the elder, John Robert, the younger, William Gore, Richard atte Cotyn', Richard Dyra
Date: Sutton, Thursday next before the Feast of the Holy Trinity in the 20th year of the reign of King Henry VI.

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/14/8  15 December, 1442; 21 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of feoffment
Thomas atte Forde, alias Page
-to-
Nicholas Radeford and John Wolston
All his messuages, lands, tenements, reversions, rents, and services, in Churyton' Fitzpayn, Morchard' Cruwes, and elsewhere, in Devon, to hold for ever of the chief lords of the fee
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: John Copleston', John Mulys, Thomas Douryssh, the elder, Thomas Douryssh, the younger, Roger Prous
Round, red, pendent seal of Thomas atte Forde.

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/14/9  15 December, 1442; 21 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of attorney
Thomas atte Forde, alias Page
-to-
Peter Osmond
For delivering seisin to Nicholas Radeford and John Wolston', of premises as in 50/11/14/8 (15th Dec., 1442)
Fragment of Red seal of Thomas atte Forde, pendent.

CHERITON FITZPAINE, CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/14/10  4 January, 1443; 21 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Nicholas Radeford', and John Wolston'
-to-
Thomas atte Forde, alias Page
Premises as in 50/11/14/8 (15th Dec., 1442)
To hold for the term of his life; allowing him to make waste, sale and destruction to the value of 40s, during the term
Rent 10s, and a grain of corn, to be paid at Michaelmas
Witnesses: John Copleston', John Mulys, Thomas Douryssh', the elder, Thomas Douryssh', the younger, Roger Prous
Round, red, pendent seal, of Thomas atte Forde?, device? broken

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/1  6 November, 1479; 19 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Richard Cutteclyff' of Northecote, gent.
-to-
Richard Cutteclyff' of Trentham, in the county of Stafford, gent.
All his messuages, lands, and tenements, rents, reversions and services in Northecote, Brokkisheyen, Normannysheyen and Southelewennyslond'
Rent 20s
Witnesses: John Orchard, Thomas Bery, and Ralph Bery
Round, red, pendent, seal of Richard Cutteclyff', pictorial?
Document tied to 50/11/15/2

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/2  6 November, 1479 19 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of Attorney
Richard Cutteclyff', of Northecote, gent.
-to-
William Derte and Thomas Cutteclyff'
To deliver seisin to Richard Cutteclyff' of Trentham, in the county of Stafford, gent.
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Round, red, pendent seal, of Richard Cutteclyff', pictorial?
Document tied to 50/11/15/1

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/3  7 September, 1482 22 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Richard Cutteclyff' of Trentham, in the county of Stafford, gent.
-to-
Bartholomew Seyntleger, Richard Chechester, esq., Henry Bughdon', clerk, John Yeo, and Hervy Bony
To hold for ever of the chief lords of the fee premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Thomas Beaumount, Nicholas Stucle, esq., Simon Broyte, John Beare, William Harper
Date: Ralegh', 7th September, in the 22nd year of the reign of King Edward IV.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/4  7 September, 1482 22 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of attorney
Richard Cutteclyff' of Trentham, in the county of Stafford, gent.
-to-
William Brenwys and John Harfote
To deliver seisin to Bartholomew Sayntleger, Richard Chechester, esq., Henry Bughdon', clerk, John Yeo, and Hervey Bony
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Date: Ralegh', 7th Sept., 22 Edward IV
Seal: red, pendent seal of Richard Cutteclyff'.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/5  20 March, 1493 8 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Parker, the elder, and John Grewno
-to-
Robert Grewno, and Agnes, his wife
Messuages, lands and tenements in Brokkyshayne, which John Walter and Joan, his wife, once held, for the terms of their lives
Rent 8s
Clause of warranty
Thomas Parker and Robert Parker, attorneys
Witnesses: John Cruys, of Morchard, esq., Hugh Culme, Walter Croke
2 red pendent seals.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/6  20 June, 1493 8 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Parker, the elder, and John Grenowe
-to-
John Shesterigge, and Joan, his wife
Messuages, lands and tenements called Southlewyslond', to hold for the terms of their lives; reserving to lessors free way and passage through the said lands, from their tenement called Northcote to a meadow called Northcotemede, in Southlewyslond'
Rent 5s
Clause of warranty
Thomas Parker and Robert Parker appointed attorneys
Witnesses: John Cruys, Hugh Culme, Walter Croke
2 pendent, red seals.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/7  31 July, 1493 8 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Bond in £40
John Parker and John Grenow'
-to-
Richard Cutclyffe
Condition of the obligation: observance of the award of John Sapcote and William Huddeffeld', knights, Roger Holand', esq., and John Wylmer', arbitrators premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Red seals of John Parker and John Grenow', on parchment tongues.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/8  [7 August, 1494] [9 Henry VII]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Abbreviated copy of proceedings in an Assize of Novel Disseisin
Richard Cutteclyff', plaintiff
John Parker and John Grenowe, defendants
Tenement in Northcote, i.e. 3 messuages, 100 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 6 acres of wood, and 40 acres of furze and heath.
Paper.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/9  11 February, 1496 11 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Bond in £100
Hugh Culme
-to-
Richard Chechester, esq.
Condition of the obligation: observance by John Parker and John Greynoune of the award of John Sapcote, knight, and Roger Holond, esq., arbitrators
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Round, red seal, on tongue, initial letters 'I.P.'

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/10  4 March, 1496 11 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Bond in £100
John Parker of Tydersdone and John Gyrnowe
-to-
Richard Kutclyffe
Condition of the obligation: the observance by John Parker and John Gyrnowe of judgement of John Sapcote, knight, and Roger Holand', esq., arbitrators
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Red seals (1 round, 1 oval) of John Parker and John Gyrnowe, on parchment tongue.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/11  14 July, 1496 11 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Bond in £100
John Parker of Tydersdon' and John Grynowe
-to-
Richard Kutclyffe, the elder
Condition of the obligation: the observance of the award of John Sapcote, knight, and Roger Holand', esq., arbitrators
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Red seals of John Parker (with initials) and John Grynowe, on parchment tongue.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/12  14 October, 1496 12 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Bond in £100
John Parker of Tydersdon'
-to-
Richard Kutclyffe, the elder
Condition of the obligation: observance of award of John Sapcote, knight, and Roger Holand', esq., arbitrators
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Round, red seal of John Parker, initials, on parchment tongue.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/13  24 November, 1496 12 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Bond in £40
John Grynowe of Crusemorchard
-to-
Richard Cutclyff, the elder
Condition of the obligation: the observance by John Grynowe of the award of Thomas Cutclyfe and Thomas Gramite, arbitrators, concerning the right to all messuages and lands in Crusemorchard which formerly belonged to Richard Cutclyfe
Red, square seal, on parchment tongue.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/14a-b  12 January, 1497 12 Henry VII

[no title or date]  50/11/15/14a

Contents:
Award (indented)
Of John Sapcote, knight, and Roger Holand', esq., arbitrators between Richard Cutclyffe, the elder, and John Parker of Tydersdon' (bound by a bond dated 14 October, 12 Henry VII [1496], to perform the arbitrament)
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov. 1479)
2 red, pendent seals of John Sapcote and Roger Holand'

[no title or date]  50/11/15/14b

Contents:
Copy of above. Paper

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/15  14 March, 1497 12 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Richard Cutteclyff', the elder
-to-
John Shesterigge, and Joan, his wife
Messuages called Southlewislond', to hold for the terms of their life; reserving to grantor free way and passage through the aforesaid messuages, from a tenement called Northcote, to a meadow called Northcotemede
Rent 5s
Clause of warranty
Thomas Cutteclyf' and John Greno', appointed attorneys
Witnesses: John Cruys, esq., John Frye, Thomas Melhuysh'.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/16a-b  14 March, 1497 12 Henry VII

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart (indented)
Richard Cutteclyffe, the elder
-to-
Robert Grenowe, and Agnes, his wife
All his messuages, lands and tenements in Brokkeshayne, for the term of their lives
Rent 8s
Clause of warranty
Thomas Cutclyf' and John Grenoow appointed attorneys
Witnesses: John Cruys, esq., John Frye, Thomas Melhuysh'
2 red, pendent seals.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/17  24 February, 1498 13 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment to uses
Richard Cutclyffe, the elder
-to-
Richard Chechester, the elder, esq., Hugh Chechester, Lewis Pollard', John Cole, gent., Thomas Cutclyffe, the elder, and John Thorne
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479) to hold for ever, to the use of the aforesaid Richard Cutclyffe during his life, and after his death, to the use of the aforesaid Richard Chechester, his heirs and assigns for ever, of the chief lords of the fee
Clause of warranty
Robert Babcomb', Thomas Cutclyffe of Wytherygge, and Richard Downe, appointed attorneys
Witnesses: Nicholas Ponyeux', Robert Yugbeldene, John Bere, the elder, and John Bere, the younger
Round, red, pendent seal of Richard Cutclyffe.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/18a-b  27 February, 1498 13 Henry VII

[no title or date]  50/11/15/18a
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Richard Chechester, the elder, esq., Lewis Pollard', John Cole, Thomas Cutclif', the elder, John Thorne
-to-
Hugh Chechester
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479) which Richard Cutclif', the elder, had given to the said Richard, Lewis, John, Thomas and John, and also to the said Hugh Chechester, by a charter of feoffment of the 24 Feb., 13 Henry VII, [1498]
Witnesses: Nicholas Pouenx', esq., Robert Inggelden', John Bere
Date: Ralegh', the penultimate day of February, in the 13th year of King Henry VII
5 red, pendent seals, 1 broken, 1 armorial.

[no title or date]  50/11/15/18b

Contents:
Copy of above

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/19  9 June, 1498 13 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Richard Chichester, esq., Hugh Chichester, esq., Lewis Pollard', gent., John Cole, John Thorne, and Richard Cutclyf'
-to-
John Grenowe, and Christine, his wife, Thomas Grenowe, and Wilmot, his wife
Messuages, lands and tenements in Northcote and Normanhayes, and a meadow in Southluseland', for 90 years
Rent 33s 4d
Witnesses: John Cruwys, William Melhuysshe, William Clerke
4 red, pendent seals, 2 broken, 1 cracked.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/20  18 September, 1498 14 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
John Parker of Tydersdon'
-to-
Richard Cutticlyffe
Premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Witnesses: John Sapcote, knight, Roger Holand', esq., William Burgun', John Cruys, John Eston'
Pendent seal of John Parker, missing.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/21  5 October, 1498 14 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
John Parker of Tyderston
-to-
Richard Cutclyffe, the elder, Richard Chechester, the elder, Hugh Chechester, Lewis Pollard, John Cole and John Thorne
To hold for ever of the chief lords of the fee premises as in 50/11/15/1 (6 Nov., 1479)
Rent 6s 8d
Hugh Culme and James Blakemore appointed attorneys
Witnesses: John Sapcote, knight, Roger Holond', esq., John Wantard' of Gyrlston', esq.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/22  12 February, 1499 14 Henry VII

Bottom of first membrane is torn.
Language:  Latin

Contents:
'Inspeximus' of the tenor of records enrolled concerning an Assize of Novel Disseisin, held at Exeter, Thursday next after the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, 9 Henry VII, [1494]
Richard Cutcliffe, plaintiff
John Parker, and John Grenowe, defendants
Premises as in 50/11/15/7 (31 July, 1493)
Seal of Court of Common Pleas.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/23  [end of 15th Century?]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Thomas de Edyngton' of the county of Devon
-to-
Robert de Cotteclyve of the county of Devon
Lands and tenements at Northecot; and land at Fordelende, Chedesy, Normanyslond', Brockyslond', Vernham Langhedone, Southlywyslond', and Kellys at Wode; with all appurtenances, and the rents and services of all the tenants there, both villein and free [some names given]; to hold of the chief lords of the fee for ever
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Robert Marchant', Hugh Beawchamp', John Combe, Henry Denwolysham', William Trigschor'
Date: Northecote [no date of time]
No seal.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/15/24a-b  6 October, 1502 18 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart (indented)
Richard Cutclyf', the elder, Hugh Chechester, esq., Lewis Pollard, John Cole and John Thorne
-to-
Richard Grenowe
All the messuages, lands and tenements, in Brokkyshayne, which Agnes Grenowe, held of the lessors for the term of her life; to hold to the said Richard for 80 years, and during that term, the said land only to be alienated or or demised to the said Richard's first wife, or eldest son
Rent 8s
Clause of warranty
Pendent, red, oval seal, broken.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/1a-b  1 April, 1513 4 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart (indented)
John Chechester, esq.
-to-
John Grenowe, and Christine, his wife, and Richard Grenowe, and Joan, his wife
Messuages, land and tenements in Northecote, and Nonmanhays, and a meadow in Southeluselond', for the terms of their lives
Rent 33s 4d
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: John Cruys, the elder, esq., John Harewode, John Frost
2 red, pendent seals.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/2  12 April, 1513 4 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Chychester, esq.
-to-
William Grenow, and Joan, his wife
All his messuages, lands and tenements in Brokkyshayne in Morchard Cruys, which Richard Grenowe lately held; to hold for the terms of their lives
Rent 8s, to be paid at the 4 main feasts of the year
Clause of warranty
Attorneys to deliver seisin: John Stephyn' and John Grenowe
Witnesses: John Cruys, the elder, esq., William Ayleston', William Skynner
1 red, pendent seal remains, 1 seal missing.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/3a-b  6 February, 1514 5 Henry VIII

[no title or date]  50/11/16/3a
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Chechester, esq.
-to-
John Roweclyff, the elder, and Joan, his wife, and John Roweclyff, the younger
Messuages, lands and tenements called Southeluselond', to hold for the terms of their lives; reserving to lessor free way and passage through the said lands from a tenement called Northecote, to a meadow called Northecotemede, in Southeluselond
Rent 5s
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: John Cruys, the elder, esq., John Harewode, John Gore

[no title or date]  50/11/16/3b

Contents:
Attested copy, 5th April, 1607, 5 James I

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/4  5 May, 1534 26 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Chechester, esq.
-to-
Richard Grenowe, and Joan, his wife, and John their son
Premises as in 50/11/16/1 (1 April, 1513)
Rent 33s 4d
Clause of warranty
William Grenowe, and John Ayleston' appointed attorneys
Witnesses: John Cruys, esq., John Harewode, gent., John Gore.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/5  5 July, 1537 29 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Amias Chechester, esq.
-to-
Richard Grenowe, and Joan, his wife, and to John Grenowe, their son, and Joan, his wife
Premises as in 50/11/16/1 (1st April, 1513)
Rent 33s 4d
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: William Harewode, John Venner, William Grenowe
Pendent, red, hexagonal seal.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/6  29 April, 1544 36 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Amias Chechester, esq.
-to-
William Grenow, Joan, his wife, Thomas Grenowe, and Helen, his wife
Messuages, lands and tenements in Brokkyshayn', for the terms of their lives
Consideration £104 13s 4d
Rent 8s
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Roger Molford, Thomas Melhuysche, and Richard Stephe[n?]
2 round, red pendent seals.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/7  20 June, 1548 2 Edward VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Amias Chechester, esq.
-to-
William Aysheshelford', and Agnes, his wife
Messuages, lands and tenements called Southluselond', together with the pasture of a meadow called Brodemede; to hold for 80 years, or for their lives; and after their death, the lands to go to John Aysheshelford', their son, for 60 years, or for his life
Rent 5s
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Ralph [Hurvieman?], John Skynner of Aidgeworthy, John Vatmer', the younger.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/8  5 June, 1550 4 Edward VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Amias Chechester, esq.
-to-
William Grenowe, and Joan, his wife
Messuage, lands and tenements called Brokkyshayn'; to hold to the said William for the term of his life, and after his death to Joan, his wife, so long as she remains unmarried. And after their death the lands to go to George Grenowe, their son, for the term of his life, and after his death to Alice, his wife, so long as she remains unmarried
Consideration £5
Rent 8s
Clause of warranty
John Grenowe and John Holmede appointed attorneys
Witnesses: William Maunder, John Skynner, William Amory.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/9  20 June, 1550 4 Edward VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Amias Chechester of Arlyngton, esq.
-to-
William Grenowe, and Joan, his wife
Premises as in 50/11/16/8 (5th June, 1550) to have and to hold to the aforesaid William for the term of his life, and after his death to Joan, his wife, so long as she remains unmarried. And after her death, to George Grenowe, son of William and Joan, for the term of his life, and after his death, to Alice, his wife, so long as she remains unmarried
Consideration £5
Rent 8s to be paid at the 4 chief feasts of the year
Clause of warranty
Attorneys: John Grenowe and John Holmede.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/10  12 July, 1554 2 Mary

Contents:
Lease
(1) Ames Chechester of Arlyngton', esq.
(2) David Melhuysche
Joan, his wife
Mary, their daughter
Messuages called Narrocott
Consideration £100
Rent 33s 4d
Clause of warranty.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/11  4 July, 1563 5 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Amias Chechester of Arlyngton, esq.
-to-
George Grenowe, and Alice, his wife
Premises as in 50/11/16/8 (5th June, 1550) for the terms of their lives; and after their death, to John Grenowe, their son, for the term of his life
Rent 8s
Clause of warranty
Mathew Grenowe and John Holmeade appointed attorneys.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/12  Michaelmas Term, 1574 20 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Left-hand Indenture of a Fine
John Rowe and Edward Poynes, gents., plaintiffs Henry Chichester, esq., deforciant
3 messuages, 3 gardens, 3 orchards, 100 acres of land, 30 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture, 80 acres of wood and 40 acres of furze and heath.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/13  20 October, 1574 16 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Amias Chichester of Arlyngton, esq.
-to-
Dorothy Aysshelford, wife of John Aysshelford
Premises as in 50/11/16/7 (20th June, 1548); and after the end of her term, to William Aysshelford, son of William Aysshelford, dec'd
Consideration £8
Rent 5s
Clause of warranty.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/14  30 May, 1578 20 Elizabeth
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in 200 marks
Mathewe Melhuysshe, alias Grenowe of Morchard Cruyse, husbandman
-to-
Henry Chechester of Arlington, esq.
Condition of the obligation: execution, by Robert Melhuyshe, alias Grenowe, son of the above-bounder Mathewe, on reaching the age of 21, and at the request of the said Henry Chechester, of conveyances in the law, concerning messuages called Northecott, and other messuages, in Cruysmorchard, and also part of the share of a meadow called Southlewsland'.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/15  9 September, 1578 20 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Henry Chechester, esq.
-to-
Dorothy Aysshelford, wife of John Aysshelford
Messuages, lands and tenements in Suthluselond, with the pasture of a certain meadow called Brodemeade; and also the cutting down and taking away of 5 virgates of wood lying in the western part of Northcotte Woode; to hold for the term of 80 years; and after the end of that term the lands to go to John Aysshelford, son of the aforesaid Dorothy and John, for 80 years
Rent 5s
Clause of warranty.

GRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/16  28 June, 1588 30 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) Henry Chechester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Phillip Shepcott, the elder, of Inowston'
Thomas Shepcott of Crusemorchard, son of the above Agnes Radforde, whom the said Thomas intends to marry
Messuage called Northcott; and portion of share of a meadow called Southlewsland
Consideration £20, and a surrender of premises
Rent 33s 4d.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/16/17  12 January, 1603 45 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) Amyas Chechester of Arlington, esq.
William Burgayne
Balthasar Butler, gent.
(2) Thomas Shepcott of Cruys Morchard, yeo.
Premises as in 50/11/16/16 (28th June, 1588)
Consideration £90
Rent 33s 4d.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/1  12 October, 1604 2 James I

Contents:
Deed to lead the uses of a Fine
(1) Ames Chechester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Thomas Shepcott of Cruys Morcharde
Messuages, lands and tenements in, or called, Northcott.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/2a-b  12 April, 1605 3 James I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Amyas Chichester of Arlington, esq.
William Burgaine
Balthazar Butler, gent.
(2) John Grenowe of Sandford, in Crediton, husbandman
Messuages called Brokkishane; and 2 acres of wood called the Cooppes Wood
Consideration £40
Rent 8s.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/3  27 March, 1609 7 James I

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) Ames Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Richard Woodwarde of Tyverton, carpenter
Trees and woods of oak and ash growing in Narracott Woode (boundaries given)
Consideration £216.
Paper

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/4  20 August, 1614 12 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Amyas Chechester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Johane Aishelforde, wife of John Aishelforde John Aishelforde, their son
Messuages in South Luseland, and the pasture of a meadow called Broademeade, and cutting and carrying away of 5 yardes of wood, in the west of Northcott Woode
Consideration £29
Rent 5s.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/5  23 January, 1625 [i.e.1626] 1 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chechester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Humfry Grenow alias Melhuish, husbandman
Messuages called Brokkishayne, and 3 acres of wood in Northwood Copps
Consideration £23 10s
Rent 8s.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/6  14 December, 1643 19 Charles I

Document is stained and illegible in parts.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Amyas Cornwall of Arlington, yeo.
Lands in [Northcott?], Brokkishayne, Normannishaine, and Southluysland; to hold for 10 months, paying 6d, if demanded
Schedules of estates excepted in these indentures is annexed

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/7  17 December, 1643 19 Charles I

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Gascoigne Canham of Arlington, clerke
Messuages in Northcott, Brokkishayne, Normanishayne and Southluysland
Consideration £245.

[no title]  50/11/17/8  nd

Contents:
'A note of the writings of Cruismorchard delivered Mr. Canham the 11th of Aprill, 1645'.
Scrap of paper, containing a short list of deeds.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/9  1 August, 1649

Contents:
Mortgage for £341 16s
(1) Edward Pyne, the elder, of Eastdowne, esq.
Lewes Chichester, Doctour of Phisick Giles Poyntz of Overcliffe, Somerset, esq.
Edward Pyne, the younger, son and heir apparent of Edward Pyne, the elder
(2) Richard Harris of Barnestable, merchant
Premises as in 50/11/17/7 (7th Dec., 1643)
Rent: one silver penny, if demanded.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/10  10 February, 1655

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Aishelford of Cruismorchard, husbandman
Messuages in Southluseland, and the pasture of a meadow called Broad Mead, and the cutting down and carrying away of an acre of wood, in the West part of Northcott Woode
Consideration £79
Rent 5s.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/11a-b  14 November, 1703 2 Anne

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) George Maunder of Cruisemorchard, yeo.
Messuages called Northcott, with coppice-wood belonging, and share of a meadow called South Lowsland
Consideration £700
Rent 38s 4d.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/12  9 April, 1704 3 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Richard Melhuish of Cruise Morchard, husbandman
Messuages in Southluseland, with the pasture of a meadow called Broadmead; and the cutting and carrying away of an acre of wood in the west part of Northcott Coppice
Consideration: surrender, by Richard Melhuish, of his right to the premises, which he had by a deed, 11th July, 34 Charles II [1682], made to his brother, Thomas Melhuish, dec'd; and £64
Rent 5s.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/13a-b  22 January, 1720 6 George I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) George Brooke, the elder, [...] of Cruysmorchard, yeo.
Messuages called Brokkishan, and 2 acres of wood in Northwood Coppice
Consideration: £230, and one Crown and Scepter
Rent 8s.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/14  21 September, 1739 13 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Maunder of Templeton
Messuages called Northcott, and coppice wood called the Sale Woods, and part of meadow called Broad Mead, at South-luseland
Consideration: surrender of lease dated 14th Nov., 2 Anne, 1703 (parties given)
Rent 38s 4d.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/15  27 May, 1751 24 George II

Conditions of access: U.F.P

Contents:
Counterpart of Assignment of Mortgage
(1) Matthias Cruwys of Southmolton, gent.
(2) Richard Manley, late of Cruwys Morchard, since of Templeton, yeo.
(3) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth, his wife
(4) Richard Gill of Templeton, yeo.
Messuages called Higher Luggisland and Middle Luggisland
Consideration £210.

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/16  18 October, 1757 31 George II

Document has been eaten, or has decayed, in parts.

Conditions of access: U.F.P.

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) George Maunder of Northcott, in Cruwys Morchard, yeo.
Messuages called Northcott, with the Sale Woods
Consideration: 2 double Johns and £74
Rent 38s 4d

CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/17/17  8 April, 1788

Contents:
Sale (indented)
(1) Commissioners of the Land Revenue
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Sale of yearly rent of 4d, payable to His Majesty in respect of St. Lawrence Chapel in Morchard, otherwise Crewys Morchard, for the sum of 10s.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/1  17 February, 1431 9 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Thomas Chu[g?] of Braunton
To
Peter Hayward
Lands in Churchehill which used to belong to Rose, daughter and heiress of John Brounyng.
Witnesses: John Bury, William Whitfeld, John Cutteclyf, John Chauntrell of Wollecomb', William Broun.
Date: Braunton, Saturday next after the feast of St. Valentine, 9 Henry VI.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/2  28 September, 1449 28 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Bond in £20
Peter Colamore
To
Peter Buggeford otherwise Hayward
Condition of the obligation: observance by said Peter Colamore and Isabella his wife of the award of John Gyffard, William Whytefeld, John Orchard and William Merewod', arbitrators appointed by said Peter and Isabella, and said Peter Buggeford and William his son, concerning the title to lands in Cherchehille whence assize of novel disseisin is now pending before the Justices of Assize in Devon; and if the arbitrators cannot agree, then the said Peter and Isabella shall observe the award of one [impartial person? 'impis'] to be chosen by the said arbitrators.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/3  9 January, 1515 6 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Order by Sheriff in execution of a Writ
Nicholas Wadham, Kt., Sheriff of Devon
To
James Walter, Peter Skampe, Walter Langley, Thomas Flynger, John Merke, Peter Bude and Robert Kuyll
A messuage, 100 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood and 100 acres of furze and heath, in Churchehyll, which Hugh Yeo claimed in the King's Court, by writ of right, against Richard Nethercote and Amisia his wife, and David Courteis and Joan his wife. The said lands to be taken into the king's hand, the sheriff to be informed of the execution of this, at Exeter on Friday next after the feast of the conversion of St. Paul, and the said Richard, Amisia, David and Joan to be summoned before the king's justices in Hilary Term.
Seal: In document it says "Given under the seal of my office". The seal is broken, black, round, seems to represent some bird; on parchment tongue.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/4  2 May, 1515 7 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Exemplification of Recovery (Hilary Term, 1515)
Hugh Yeo, demandant
Richard Nethercote and Amisia his wife
David Curteys and Joan his wife, tenants
A messuage, 100 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood, and 100 acres of furze and heath, in Churchehyll.
No vouching to warranty.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/5  22 November, 1519 11 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Hugh Yeo
To
Robert Incledene, William Baker,
William Wyot, John Wyot and James Walter
Messuages, lands, etc. in Churchulle (alternatively Churchhylle, Cherchill or Cherghill;) to hold for ever of the chief lords of the fee.
Clause of warranty.
Attorneys: John Predyaux, Peter Pudde otherwise Budde, Walter Langelegh.
Witnesses: Thomas Colamore, clerk, Hugh Chechester, Anthony Bery.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/6  2 November, 1527 19 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Bury of Colaton and John Ackelane, esqs., John Balamay, clerk, Thomas Cokemore, clerk, John Shaptor alias Boteler, and John Kayle
To
Richard Nithercote and Amicia his wife
Messuages, lands, etc. in Churchill, and common of pasture in Churchill (boundaries given), all which the lessors had of the gift of Hugh Yeo of Braunton, esq. To hold to Richard and Amicia for term of their lives.
Rent: 3/4, to be paid to lessors, for use of said Hugh Yeo; and 10/-, to be paid to the chief lords of the fee, for lessors.
Clause of warranty, by Hugh Yeo.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/7  25 June, 1528 20 Henry VIII

There are large holes in the document, due to damp or redents.

Conditions of access: UFP
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Bury of Colaton, John Ackelane, esqs., John Balamey, clerk, Thomas Colmore, clerk, John Sheptoure alias Butler, and John Kayle
To
Alexander Nethercote, his first wife, and daughter (unnamed)
Lands, tenements, etc. in Churchehyll, which Richard Nethercote and Amisia his wife hold for term of their lives, of the lease of Hugh Yeo of Braunton, esq., dated 2 November, ---; reversion thereof being to lessors in this present indenture, to the use of said Hugh Yeo. To hold to Alexander Nethercote, his wife and daughter, for the term of their lives.
Rent: 20/-, to be paid to lessors, to the use of Hugh Yeo; and 10/-, to be paid to the chief lords of the fee.
Clause of warranty, by Hugh Yeo.
Witnesses: George Pyne, Nicholas Stanbery, clerk, John Som'.
Date: Braunton.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/8  29 July, 1531 23 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease (indented)
John Bury of Colaton, John Ackelond, esqs., John Belamey, clerk, Thomas Colamore, clerk, John Sheptoure alias Butler, and John Kayle
To
Alexander Nethercote and Agnes his wife
Messuage in [Churchehyll], held by Richard Nethercote and Amisia his wife for term of their lives, of the lease of Hugh Yeo of Braunton, esq., 2 November, 1527, reversion thereof being to lessors in this present indenture to the use of said Hugh Yeo. Lease of said premises, in reversion, now granted to said Alexander and Agnes, for term of their lives.
Rent: 20/-, to lessors to the use of Hugh Yeo; and 10/-, to the chief lords of the fee.
Clause of warranty, by Hugh Yeo.
Witnesses: Bartholomew Fortescue, esq., Humfrey Bayle, clerk, Andrew Hacche, Richard Cuttelond'.
Date: Fylle.

BRAUNTON: EAST DOWN  50/11/18/9  11 August, 1532 24 Henry VIII

Document has been partly eaten away.

Conditions of access: UFP
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Grant of rent, and Feoffment
[John?] Andrue, son and heir of John Andrue of Ham St. George
To
Hugh Yeo
Rent of 6/8 from lands in Braunton; and lands in Churchehyll otherwise Churchehull.
Consideration: £4.
Attorneys: Walter Langleigh, Peter Sca[-] and Philip Gylbert.

GEORGEHAM: EAST DOWN: BRAUNTON  50/11/18/10  12 March, 1561 3 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
John Charles, esq., and John Pine, gent.
To
John Chechester, Kt.
Manors of Georgeham and Churchehill; also 24 messuages, 6 cottages, 1 watermill, 22 gardens, 40 orchards, 600 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 2 acres of wood, 200 acres of furze and heath, and 50/- rent, in Georgeham alias Ham St. George; Churchehill, Viveham, Okewill, Ayshelforde and East Down; Lobbe, Braunton; and the advowson of the church of Georgeham. Said lands had been recovered by John Charles and John Pine, from John Chichester, before the Queen's Justices.
Attorneys: John Newcourt and John Colemore.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/11a-b  10 June, 1570 12 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) Roger Gifford of Braunton, esq.
(2) Richard Ley, son of Walter Ley of Eastdowne
Woods and underwoods called Churchehille Woode.
Both indentures.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/12a-b  10 June, 1570 12 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Roger Gifforde of Braunton, esq.
(2) Walter Ley of Eastdowne
Messuages in Churchehille and Eastdowne.
Consideration: £40.
Rent: 20/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/18/13  24 December, 1577 20 Elizabeth

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Roger Gifford, esq.
To
Henry Chechester, esq.
Messuages, etc. in Churchehyll and Eastdowne.
Clause of warranty.
Attorneys: Edward Poynes, and John Chechester of Hall, gents.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/1  1623

Contents:
"Mr. Chechesters land in Churchill, by view of John Whiddon, Richard Harrys, and Hugh Hamond."
Single sheet of paper

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/2  1 May, 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
Ruth his wife
(2) John Fairchilde of Eastdowne, taylor
Piece of land (3a.) lying in a close called Layes in Churchille otherwise Churchehille (boundaries given).
Consideration: £26 10s.
Rent: 3/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/3  7 April, 1635 11 Charles I

Contents:
Mortgage for £60
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
Ruth his wife
(2) Hugh Hamont of Eastdowne, yeo.
Close of land called the Great Meadowe (5a.) in Churchill otherwise Churchehill; and a close of land called the Cowparke (4a.), also in Churchill.
Rent: 1d.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/4  7 January, 1637 12 Charles I

Contents:
Lease for 300 years
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
(2) Hugh Hamont the elder of Eastdowne, yeo.
Close of land called the Great Meadowe (5a.); close of land called the Cowparke (4a.); and a piece of land (2a.) lying in the south part of closes of land called the Layes; and a piece of land (2a.) lying on the east side of the town place of Churchille; all said lands being in Churchille.
Consideration: £100.
Rent: 1d.

[no title]  50/11/19/5  7 January, 1637 12 Charles I
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in £200
John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
To
Hugh Hamont the elder of Eastdowne, yeo.
Condition of the obligation: performance of agreements contained in indentures of even date.

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Contents:
Mortgage for £100
(1) Hugh Hamont the elder of Eastdowne, yeo.
(2) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
Premises as for 50/11/19/4 (7 January, 1637). Said premises were leased by Ley to Hamont by indenture dated 7 January, 1637, and Hamont now agrees to surrender them on payment to him by Ley of £100.
Endorsed: Further agreement as to redeeming of within mortgage, dated 23 March, 1640.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/7a-b  26 July, 1642 18 Charles I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
Ruth his wife
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Part of a meadow (4½a.) belonging to a messuage called Churchill; and a piece of ground called the Coweparke (4a.) also parcel of Churchill; and also part of the shippen and enclosed court belonging to Churchill.
Consideration: £170.
Rent: 13/4.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/8  26 July, 1642 18 Charles I

Contents:
Assignment of Demise, and Demise
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
(2) Thomas Dennis of Barnestaple, merchant
Messuages and lands in Churchill and Eastdowne (assigned); and a close of land called Mattockes Down (140a.) being parcel of a barton called Northcotte (demised).
Consideration: £380.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/9a-b  26 July, 1642 18 Charles I

Contents:
Surrender, and Demise
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent. Ruth his wife
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Messuages in Churchill and Eastdowne (surrendered); close of land called Mattocks Down (140a.) being part of the barton of Northcott, (demised).
Consideration: £380.
Both indentures.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/10  28 April, 1648 24 Charles I

Contents:
Mortgage for £54
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent. Richard Ley his son and heir
(2) Gascoigne Canham of Arlington, clerk
Manor and lordship in Churchehill, with all messuages, rents, etc. in Churchehill, Okewell, Viveham, and Ashelworthy alias Ashelford.
Consideration: £50.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/11  [20?] October, 1648 24 Charles I

Writing is very faded in parts, and difficult to make out.

Contents:
Lease for 1 year
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
(2) Gregorie Chichester of Arlington, gent.
Manor and lordship in Churchehill, also rents from lands in Viveham, Okewell and Ashelford alias Ashelworthy.
Rent: 6d.
Schedule of estates excepted from present indentures is annexed.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/12  22 October, 1648 24 Charles I

Contents:
Mortgage for £110
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent. Richard Ley, his son and heir
(2) Gascoigne Canham of Arlington, clerk
Manor or lordship in Churchill, with all messuages, houses, rents, etc. in Churchill, Oakewell, Viveham and Ashelworthy alias Ashelford; and a common or waste belonging to a tenement in Churchill; and a close of land called Stonie Ball, part of the barton of Northcott.
Consideration: £101 17s.
Annexed is a schedule of the estates excepted from present indentures.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/13  1 September, 1649

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Piece of land (3a.), some time parcel of a close called the Layes, in Churchill.
Consideration: £11.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/14  10 April, 1650

Contents:
Demise (indented)
John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
To
William Tosier of Kentisbery, husbandman
Piece of land called the Church Parke (6a.) at Churchill.
Consideration: £3.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/15a-c  8 April, 1651

[no title or date]  50/11/19/15a and b

Contents:
Lease (for 3 months) and Release
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent. Richard Ley, his son and heir Gascoigne Canham of Arlington, clarke
(2) Balthazar Beare of Tawstocke, esq.
Premises as for 50/11/19/10 (28 April, 1648).
Consideration: £150 4s 2d.

[no title or date]  50/11/19/15c

Contents:
Annexed to 50/11/19/15/19/15b is a slip of parchment giving a schedule of the yearly rents of the free tenants of the manor of Church-hill.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/16a-b  22, 23 September, 1653

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) John Ley the elder of Eastdowne, gent.
(2) Balthazar Beare of Ash, esq.
Close of land called the Barne Parke (4a.), in Church-hill.
Consideration: £15.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/17  10 November, 1653

Contents:
Lease
(1) Balthazar Beare of Ash, in Branton, esq.
John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Gregorie Horwood of Sherrewell, yeo.
Tenement in Churchill otherwise Churchehill.
Consideration: £370.
Rent: 40/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/18  19 December, 1653

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) John Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
Richard Ley, his son and heir
(2) Balthazar Beare of Braunton, esq.
Houses and parcels of land as follows, in Churchill:
Stable and chamber over; close called the Leyes alias Leasues with the ditch on the north side; and the western part of the beanehay, and part of the inner court next to the said houses, and part of the court behind the houses; with common of pasture, etc. and also a woman's seat in the church of Eastdowne.
Consideration: £12.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/19  27 June, 1654

Contents:
Declaration
By Balthazar Beare of Tawstocke, esq.
That the manor in Eastdowne, and messuages, etc. in Churchill, Oakwell, Viveham and Ashelworthy alias Ashelford, bargained and sold to him by deed dated 8 April, 1651, was so bargained and sold to the use of John Chichester of Arlington, esq.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/20  25 December, 1669 21 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Walter Launcey of Eastdown, husbandman
Close of land called the Churchparke (6a.), in Churchill.
Consideration: £47 10s.
Rent: 3/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/21  2 October, 1674 26 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Nicholas Pyne of Eastdowne, husbandman
Little piece of ground (11p.), being part of a parcel of ground lately taken out of a close called the Barneparke.
Consideration: Surrender of assignment of lease for premises dated 10 March, 1670.
Rent: 3/-.
Paper

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/22  2 March, 1675 27 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Robert Acland of Eastdowne, husbandman
House and piece of land called St. Martin's Chappell and Chappell Hey (20p.), in Churchill.
Consideration: surrender of title to said premises which Robert Acland has by virtue of a deed dated 6 April, 1663.
Rent: 10/6.
Paper

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/23  2 June, 1698

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, servant to the above
House and rooms of houses and herb-garden adjoining, also a piece of land (2a.), all being in Churchill.
Consideration:(endorsed) £20
Rent: 2/-.
Part of the bottom of this document, with most of signature, has been torn away.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/24  25 March, 1699 11 William III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Thorn of Ashford, yeo.
Tenement in Churchill alias Churchehill.
Consideration: surrender of lease dated 10 November, 1653 and £330.
Rent: 3/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/25  22 October, 1703 2 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Edward Pyne of Eastdown, yeo.
Dwelling-house and rooms over the same (formerly called the Milk House and the Pastry House) and part of the inner court, all in Churchill.
Consideration: surrender of the premises, and £1 10s.
Rent: 4d.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/26  15 March, 1704 3 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Nott of East Down, taylor
House and piece of land called St. Martin's Chappell and Chappell Hey (20p.), in Churchill.
Consideration: £6.
Rent: 2/6.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/27  4 November, 1706 5 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Hamond of Okewell, in Eastdown, yeo.
Close of land called the Church Park, lately divided into 2 fields, (6a.), in Churchill.
Consideration: £35 10s, and a broad piece of gold called a Crown and Scepter.
Rent: 3/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/28  2 October, 1708 7 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Jane Pyne of Churchill, in Eastdown, widow and relict of Nicholas Pine of Churchill.
Grace Pine, daughter of above
Messuage and garden (11p.), formerly divided out of a field in Churchill called the Barnaparke.
Consideration: surrender of lease for premises, and 35/-.
Rent: 3/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/29  10 July, 1716 2 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Philip Williams of Eastdown, carpenter
Moiety of a dwelling house, and plat of ground called the Pound, adjoining the said house, in Churchill.
Consideration: £11.
Rent: 12d.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/30a-b  4 August, 1716 3 George I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Francis Ward of Sherwill, yeo.
Tenement in Churchill; also a field called the Layes (3a.), in Churchill.
Consideration: £113, and 2 moyders.
Rent: 43/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/31a-b  14 October, 1718 5 George I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Hammond of Okewill, in Eastdown, yeo.
House and rooms of houses, and herb garden adjoining, and a piece of land (2a.), in Churchill.
Consideration: surrender of a former lease, 23 February, 1715, and £9 10s and half a guinea.
Rent: 2/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/32  25 November, 1728 2 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Nott of Swimbridge, yeo.
Close of land called the Churchparkes (6a.), in Churchill.
Consideration: £9, and a quarter of a broad piece of gold.
Rent: 3/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/33  1 December, 1729 3 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) James Gammon of Churchill, in Eastdowne, husbandman
Messuage and garden (11 perches), formerly divided out of a field in Churchill called the Barnaparke.
Consideration: 40/-.
Rent: 3/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/34  4 June, 1764 4 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington
(2) Nathaniel Richards of Sherwell, mason
Dwelling-house and piece of ground called St. Martin's Chappell and Chappell Hey (20p.).
Consideration: £10, and rebuilding by Richards of said premises.
Rent: 2/6.
Endorsed: Memorandum, dated 20 March, 1766, of assignment of within lease to Lawrence, son of within-named Nathaniel Richards.

EAST DOWN  50/11/19/35  5 April, 1769 9 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Scamp of Churchill, in Eastdown, husbandman
Dwelling-house and garden in the village and manor of Churchill.
Consideration: rebuilding of said premises, which were ruinous, one single Joannes, and £3 4s.
Rent: 12d.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/1  20 May, 1608 6 James I

Contents:
Lease for 1,500 years
(1) William Lord Howarde of Effingham
(2) Richard Ley of Eastdowne, gent.
Lands called Wryncles Hayne otherwise the Priorye Grounde (32a.), lying at a place called Broccombe or Broccombs Hedd.
Consideration: 20 marks.
Rent: 8d.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/2  9 October, 1638 14 Charles I

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Edward Lutterell of Alrington, gent.
(2) Edward Pine of Eastdowne, esq.
Premises as for 50/11/20/1 (20 May, 1608).
Consideration: £110.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/3  9 October, 1638 14 Charles I
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in £120
Edward Lutterell of Alrington, gent.
To
Edward Pine of Eastdowne
Condition of the obligation: Fulfillment of agreements contained in indentures of even date, concerning demise of tenements called Wrincles haine alias the Priory grounde.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/4a-c  Trinity Term, 1644 20 Charles I

[no title or date]  50/11/20/4a,b

Contents:
Right and Left-hand indentures of a Fine
Edward Pyne, esq.,
Henry Chichester, gent., plaintiffs
John Ley, gent.,
Ruth his wife, deforciants
3 messuages, 4 gardens, 160 acres of land, 30 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 40 acres of wood, and 280 acres of furze and heath, in Churchehill, Mattockes Downe, Churchparke, Northcott, Cawell, Viveham and Eastdowne; and common of pasture in Gormans Downe, North Downe and Asshelford Downe.
Consideration: £500.

[no title or date]  50/11/20/4c

Contents:
Piece of paper containing an extract of above Fine, and a receipt for £3 15s, being the post fine payable on it.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/5  17 May, 1648 24 Charles I

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Edward Pyne of Eastdowne, esq.
(2) Andrew Hamont of Eastdowne, husbandman
Premises as for 50/11/20/1 (20 May, 1608).
Consideration: £130.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/6  30 July, 1657

Contents:
Affidavit
Of Andrew Hamet of Eastdowne, husbandman
And John Fairechild of Heanton Punchardon, husbandman
Before one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer, concerning Wrincle Haine otherwise Priory (32a.), lying near Brockoms Head, assigned by Edward Luttrell, gent. to Edward Pine, esq., and by him to said Hamet.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/7a-b  7 April, 1694 6 William III and Mary II

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Andrew Hammond the younger of Eastdowne, yeo.
(2) John Gill of Eastdowne, weaver
Piece of ground (12p.), lately enclosed out of the west side of a meadow parcel of a tenement called Wrincles Haine otherwise the Priory Ground.
Consideration: £4 10s.
Rent: 4/-.

[no title]  50/11/20/8  ?18th cent

Contents:
Fragment of lease, probably 18th century, of lands in East Down. Andrew Hammond and Jeffery Gill are parties.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/9  18 April, 1735

Contents:
Copy of Will (9 April, 1734)
Of Andrew Hammond of East Downe, yeo.
Leasehold estate called the Barnpark, Priory Ground alias Wrinkles Haine, the Inner Hill, the Outer Hill, and another tenement.
Proved at Barnstaple, 18 April, 1735.

[no title]  50/11/20/10a-d  c.1747

Contents:
4 pieces of paper, containing notes and memoranda on the leases and rents of Priory Ground and other lands in East Down.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/11  25 May, 1744 17 George II

Contents:
Mortgage for £120 (by way of assignment of lease)
(1) George Rogers of Tawstock, yeo.
(2) Bartholomew Wortley of Bratton Fleming, clerk
Premises as for 50/11/20/1 (20 May, 1608).

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/12  2 November, 1744 18 George II

Contents:
Lease
(1) Robert Ward of Eastdowne, yeo.
Mary his wife (only sister and heir of John Hammond late of Eastdowne, yeo., dec'd)
(2) Tobias Hawkes of Marwood, yeo.
(3) William Charter of Pilton, malster
Cottage house, with orchard belonging (6p.), lying near Brockam Bridge.
Consideration: £31 10s.
Rent: 4/-.

EAST DOWN: BARNSTAPLE  50/11/20/13  16 January, 1746 19 George II

Contents:
Assignment of Mortgage, and further Mortgage, for £150
(1) George Rogers of Tawstock, yeo.
(2) Joan Stanbury of Barnestaple, spinster
Lands called Wrinkle Hayne otherwise the Priory Ground (32a.) situate at a place called Broccombe or Broccombe Head in East Down.
Messuage, and a house called the Shop and another house adjoining, with 2 chambers over the said houses, all in Boutport Street, in Barnestaple.

EAST DOWN  50/11/20/14  16 January, 1746 19 George II

Contents:
Assignment of Mortgage, for £150
(1) Bartholomew Wortley of Bratton Fleming, clerk
(2) George Rogers of Tawstock, yeo.
(3) Joan Stanbury of Barnestaple, spinster
Premises as for 50/11/20/1 (20 May, 1608).

EAST DOWN: BARNSTAPLE  50/11/20/15  15 January, 1747 20 George II

Contents:
Assignment of Mortgage, for £156 15s
(1) Joan Stanbury of Barnestaple, spinster
(2) George Rogers of Tawstock, yeo.
(3) John Pine of East Downe, esq.
(4) John Mervin of Marwood, esq.
Premises as for 50/11/20/13 (16 January, 1746).

[no title]  50/11/20/16  15 January, 1747 20 George II

Contents:
Bond in £315
George Rogers of Tawstocke, yeo.
To
John Pine of Eastdowne, esq.
Condition of the obligation: Payment by Rogers to Pine of £156 15s, for redemption of a Mortgage (parties given).

EAST DOWN  50/11/21/1  1 January, 1804

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Nott of Bydown, in Swimbridge, gent.
(2) William Brien of Arlington, cordwainer
Waste plot of ground on the south side of an estate called Brockham (90ft. x 30ft.); and a garden adjoining to the said plot on the east (24ft. x 35ft.); and plot of ground (½a.) called the Long Piece.
Rent: 16/-.

EAST DOWN  50/11/21/2  1 September, 1807

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) George King of High Bickington, yeo.
Messuage called Churchhill.
Rent: £110.
Paper

EAST DOWN  50/11/21/3  26 December, 1811

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Harris of Sherwill, yeo.
Messuage called Churchill.
Rent: £110.

ARLINGTON  50/11/21/4  11 February, 1824

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court
(2) William Huxtable of Berry Narbor, yeo.
Thomas Huxtable, his son, also of Berry Narbor, yeo.
Tenement called Tidicombe.
Rent: £180.
Paper

EAST DOWN  50/11/21/5  26 March, 1824

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) George Barrow of East Down
Tenement called Churchill and Churchill Down.
Rent: £123.
Paper

MORTEHOE  50/11/21/6  11 February, 1825

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Lovering of High Bray, yeo.
Messuage called Shaftesbury.
Rent: £40.
Paper

EAST DOWN  50/11/21/7  17 June, 1828

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Nott of Bydown House, esq.
(2) Richard Fry of East Down
James Fry, his son, of East Down, yeo.
Messuages called Higher Brockham, Little Brockham and Church Hill.
Rent: £70 or £75, according to the price of corn.
Paper

EAST DOWN  50/11/21/8  25 November, 1828

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Nott of Bydown House, esq.
(2) John Delve
Edward Delve, both of East Down, blacksmiths
4 dwelling-houses, smith's shop and gardens, situate at Brockham Bridge.
Rent: £12.
Paper

ARLINGTON  50/11/21/9  15 February, 1833

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Henry Yeo of Shirwell, yeo.
Messuage called Brinscombe (149a.)
Rent: £145.
Paper

LOXHORE  50/11/21/10a-b  13 November, 1834

Contents:
50/11/21/10a Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Philip Halls of Loxhore, yeo.
Messuage (90a.), part of the barton of Loxhore.
Rent: £100.
Paper
50/11/21/10b 10 March, 1837
Memorandum of agreement for John Winzer to hold said premises for 3 years from Lady Day next in case of the previous death of Mr. Halls.

EAST DOWN  50/11/21/11  --- --- 1838

Unsigned, and date not completed.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) George Barrow of East Down, yeo.
Two messuages called Churchill and Churchill Downs, (143a.).
Rent: £125.
Paper

EAST DOWN  50/11/21/12a-d  4 June, 1840

[no title or date]  50/11/21/12a

Contents:
Conditions for letting,
Agreed upon between J.P.B. Chichester, esq., and George Barrow of East Down.
Tenement called Little Churchill (18a.), and part of a tenement called the Priory.

[no title or date]  50/11/21/12b

Contents:
Mr. John Fry's accounts - for work on land, rent, etc. - from 1840 to 1845.

[no title or date]  50/11/21/12c

Contents:
Particular of Safrenel Land. Headed: "John Fry. Safrenel Land".

[no title or date]  50/11/21/12d

Contents:
Particular of Churchill. Headed: "George Barrow. Churchill".

BERRYNARBOR  50/11/21/13a-c  --- --- 1841

[no title or date]  50/11/21/13a

Contents:
Draught of Lease
(1) Sir J.P.B. Chichester of Arlington Court, bart.
(2) Francis Skinner of ----, yeo.
Messuage called Henstridge Barton (190a.).
Rent: £140.

[no title]  50/11/21/13b,c  17 October, 1839

Contents:
Conditions for letting
Agreed upon between J.P.B. Chichester, esq. and Francis Skinner and William Hill of Charles
Henstridge Barton
2 copies of above (1 attached to Draught Lease).

LOXHORE  50/11/21/14  25 March, 1846

Contents:
Agreement between
Michael Dart, occupier of Loxhore Town South Farm
And
John Skinner, occupier of Loxhore Town Middle and North Farms
Concerning the making of a road over property occupied by said Michael Dart.

LOXHORE  50/11/22/1  [mid 13 Century]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Humphrey, lord of Loskeshore
-to-
Henry, the chaplain
A farthing of land with 10 acres, which he holds of William de Raleg', with all its appurtenances. Boundaries: From the angle of the ditch lying towards Hardinges crosse, on the south side of the land of Wytamore, and from that cross by the ditch which lies between the land of 'Smithapath' and the said land as far as the angle of Tidacume, and thus by the ditch which lies between the land of Comeswanede [?] and between the aforesaid 10 acres, as far as the fountain, and thus by the river as far as the ditch which extends to the angle where first the boundaries began
To have and to hold to Henry and his heirs and assigns, of Humphrey and his heirs for ever. Rent 2s, to be paid at Easter and at St. Michael's
And Henry is not to sell the land to religious houses or elsewhere, except to Humphrey, even if Humphrey will not give him so much for it as others would. And Humphrey will allow reasonable pasture on all his land of Loccheshor'
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Roger le Big, Robert Challo', Walter le Chit, Henry de Culamore, Roger de H[?]ortacum'
No date
Seal of Humphrey, lost, part of parchment tag remains.

LOXHORE  50/11/22/2  13 May, 1341 15 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
John de Lokkeshore, son and heir of David de Lokkeshore
-to-
Thomas de Raleghe, son and heir of William de Raleghe
All the wood, called Wytemor Wode, lying between Thomas' wood on one side, and John de Lokkeshore's land of Wytemor on the other side, along its length, and the water which runs from Combis' heade towards Thaughisbrugge on one side and a ditch made between John's land of Lokkeshore and the said wood, along its breadth. Also all the wood of Lokkeshore lying between the water called Cokeyeo on one side and a new ditch between John's land of Lokkeshore and the said wood on the other side
Together with all the land lying within the said Thomas' new ditch, and a particata [perch?] of John's land of Lokkeshore and Wytemor outside the said ditch as far as the said water called Cokeyeo; and thus by the said water as far as the bridge called Thaughysbrugge. To have and to hold to Thomas, his heirs and assigns forever, of the chief lords of the fee
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Nicholas Martyn, William de Filleghe, John de Berkedon', Richard de Wytefelde, Walter de Pillamide
Date: Alryngton, Sunday next after the feast of St. John at the Lateran Gate, in the 15th year of King Edward III's reign over England, the 2nd over France
Seal of John de Lokkeshore, missing, part of parchment tag remains.

LOXHORE  50/11/22/3  27 April, 1343 17 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
John de Lokkeshore, son and heir of David de Lokkeshore
-to-
Thomas de Ralegh', son and heir of William de Ralegh'
All his claim in the wood of Overelokkeshore, called Wytemorwode, with all the land and wood within a new ditch of the said Thomas' made round the said wood; together with a particata [perch?] of land outside the said ditch. To have and to hold to the aforesaid Thomas, his heirs and assigns for ever
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: William de Fillegh', John de Berkedon', Walter de Pillamide, Walter de Marwode, Richard de Lokkeshore
Date: Overelokkeshor', Sunday next after the feast of St. Mark the Evangelist, in the 17th year of the reign of King Edward III
Seal of John de Lokkeshore, missing, part of parchment tag remains.

LOXHORE  50/11/22/4a-b  3 October, 1345 19 Edward III

[no title or date]  50/11/22/4a

The indenture is stained, and decayed in a few places, so that 2 of the names of witnesses are missing, and part of the clause containing the parcels is not quite clear.
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim (indented)
John de Lokkesore, son and heir of David de Lokkesore
-to-
Thomas de Ralegh', son and heir of William de Ralegh', and Elizabeth, his wife
All his land of Blakewill Doune, and Wytemorlond, inside a new ditch of the said Thomas' park of Lokkesore Wode, and a particata [perch?] of his land outside the said ditch; To have and to hold, to them, their heirs and assigns, of the chief lords of the fee forever
Rent: 5s sterling, to be paid at Michaelmas
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: ---- de Beaumont', William de ----, Richard de Beaumont', Philip de Doune, Walter de Marwode
Date: Alryngton', Monday next after the feast of St. Michael, in the 19th year of King Edward III
Seal: in clause relating to seal, it is stated that seal of John de Lokkesore was used, but this must relate to the other indenture. Seal on this indenture is round, red, bearing the arms of Ralegh family, and surrounded by a legend saying that it is the seal of Thomas de Raleg'. On parchment tag.

[no title or date]  50/11/22/4b

Contents:
Second indenture of above Quitclaim. This is in good condition and shows that the names of witnesses, missing on other indenture, are: John de Beaumont', and William de Fillegh'. The seal on this indenture is presumably that of John de Lokkesore, it is round and seems to represent an animal.

LOXHORE  50/11/22/5  23 October, 1346 20 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
John de Lockesore, son and heir of David de Lockesore
-to-
Simon, rector of the church of Lockesore, his brother
A messuage in Overelockesore, and land adjacent, in the parish of Overelockesore, to have and to hold to him, his heirs and assigns, with all its appurtenances, and the rents and services of Robert Salvyn [and others, whose names are given] for ever, of the chief lords of the fee Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Richard le Wolf', Richard de Bellomonte, Richard de Lockesore, Philip de Doune, Walter de Marwode, Richard de Chelfhame', Baldwin Baghel of Middledon'
Date: Overelockesore, Monday next before the feast of the Apostles Simon and Jude, in the 20th year of the reign of King Edward III
Seal of John de Lockesore, missing. Parchment tag remains.

LOXHORE  50/11/22/6  29 November, 1346 20 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment (indented)
Simon de Lockesore, rector of the church of Lockesore
-to-
John de Lockesore, his brother, and Agnes, his wife
Messuage in Overelockesor', and land adjacent in the parish of Overelockesore, which he had of the gift of the said John, his brother, to have and to hold, with the rents and services of Robert Salvyn [and of others, whose names are given], to the said John and Agnes for the terms of their lives, of the chief lords of the fee; and after their death, the aforesaid messuage and land to go to their son, John de Lockesore, and his heirs for ever; and if he dies without heirs, to his brother Baldwin, and his heirs; and if Baldwin dies without heirs, similarly to his brothers Thomas, William, Simon and Richard
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Richard le Wolf', Richard de Bellomonte, Richard de Lockesor', Philip de Doune, Richard de Chelfhame, Walter de Marwode, Baldwin Baghel of Middledon'
Date: Overelockesor', Wednesday the vigil of St. Andrew the Apostle, in the 20th year of King Edward III's reign over England, and the 6th over France
Seal: of Simon de Lockesore, oval, natural wax, figure?, surrounded by legend. On parchment tag.

LOXHORE  50/11/22/7  24 December, 1348 22 Edward III

Document faded, and a bit decayed, so that some of words are not quite legible.
Language:  Latin

Contents:
'Inspeximus' by John de Lockesor', lord of Overelockesor', of the following grant (indented)
Walter de Edyndon'
-to-
Richard Beamound, of Sebrescote, and John Beamound, his son
An annual rent of 10s 6d, to be paid in equal portions at the 4 principal terms of the year, for the term of the lives of the grantees, from all his lands and tenements in Overelockesor', giving to the grantees power to enter on the lands and distrain on his goods, if rent not forthcoming
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: John de Luscote, Walter de Marwode, Richard de Chelfhame', Richard de Lockesor', John de Lockesor'
Date: Overelockesor', Tuesday next before the feast of the Nativity of the Lord, in the 22nd year of the reign of King Edward III [23rd December, 1348]
The above grant confirmed by John de Lockesor', and the annual rent of 10s 6d warranted by him to Richard and John Beamound
Witnesses: John de Luscote, John de Lobbe, Walter de Marwode, Richard de Chelfhame', Richard de Lokesor'
Date: Overelockesor', Wednesday, the vigil of the Nativity of the Lord, in the 22nd year of the reign of Edward III
Seal of John de Lockesor, round, black, device, on parchment tag.
N.B. The word 'inspeximus' is not used, but 'respexi'

LOXHORE  50/11/22/8  26 November, 1377 1 Richard II
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment
John de Lokkyssore
-to-
William Belharmyslond' [? abbreviation not quite clear], clerke, and John Fouke
All his lands and tenements, in Overelokkyssore, to have and to hold to their heirs and assigns for ever, rendering due service to the chief lords of the fee
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Theobald de Grenevill', Robert Corun, knights, William de Luscote, William Fouke, Walter Corun, Walter de St. Albinus, John Baghel
Date: 26th of November, in the first year of the reign of King Richard. [This must mean Richard II]
Seal of John de Lokkyssore, missing, part of parchment tag only remains.

LOXHORE  50/11/22/9  1 November, 1378 2 Richard II
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Demise (indented)
John de Locyshor'
-to-
The lord John de Beaumount, knight
The lady Joan, his wife, and
Richard Blake
A half farthing of land in Overalokyshor' called Millond, which Thomas Hortep once held, to have and to hold the said land with all its appurtenances, for the term of the lives of the said John, Joan, and Richard, and of each of them, of John de Locyshor', his heirs and assigns
Rent: 1 rose, at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Walter Marwode, John Blake, John Bazel [or Bagel], Henry Ber', John Biry
Date: Heanton Punchardon, Monday next before the feast of St. Leonard the Abbot, in the second year of the reign of Richard II
Seal of John de Locyshor', lost, part of parchment tag remains.

LOXHORE  50/11/22/10  1 April, 1461 6 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Demise (indented)
Philip Beaumount, esq.
-to-
John Flyngg'
All his messuages, lands and tenements with their appurtenances, in Overlokkyssore, except for the lands and tenements called Holmedenelondes, and Myllondes' (all of which lands aforesaid he recently acquired from John Flyngg' to have and to hold for ever) to have and to hold for the term of his life, of Philip and his heirs
Rent: a grain of corn at St. Michael's
John Flyngg' to be responsible for the repair of buildings, and to have housbote and haybote in the Wodeparke and in the Malkynwode, for the purpose
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: John Garlond', William Sampford, William Com', John Kemscot, James Veryer
Date: Lokkyssore, 1st April, in the 6th year of King Edward IV
Seal of Philip Beaumount, lost, part of parchment tag remains.

[no title]  50/11/23/1  nd

Contents:
"Sr. John Chichesters Trustees receipt for the minescoare pound payd unto them for the purchase of ye Lords parks".
[no date; no other writing on paper].

LOXHORE  50/11/23/2a-b  6 June, 1633 9 Charles I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Chichester of Alrington, gent., son of Amias Chichester, esq., dec'd
(2) John Chichester of Alrington, esq., brother of (1)
Parcels of land called the Lordes parkes, alias Loxore parkes (c.17 acres)
Rent £22.

LOXHORE: ARLINGTON  50/11/23/3  10 December, 1658

Contents:
Assignment of Leases
(1) Robert Chichester of Arlington, gent.
Phillip Lancey of Eastdowne, yeo., administrators of the goods of Lewes Chichester, late of Arlington, Doctor of Phisicke, dec'd, during the minority of Henry Chichester, gent., son of Robert Chichester and executors of the last will and testament of Lewes Chichester
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Lords parkes, alias Loxhore parkes (c.17 acres), and c.24 acres in Arlington Downe
Consideration £100
Rent 25s 8d, and 4s.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/4  1 October, 1670 22 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Samuel Chaunt of Atherington, gent.
(2) Adam Horden of Loxore, yeo.
A tenement where Adam Horden dwells; 3 acres of land in Loxore-cliffe; 1 acre in Over Loxore, called Cotteham
Consideration £153
Rent 14s 10d.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/5a-b  25, 26 October, 1675 27 Charles II

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) Leonard Yeo of Huish, esq.
Thomas Colly (Colley), rector of the parish of Ham
Henry Chichester of Sherwell, gent.
Edward Poyntz (Pointz) of Bitedon, gent.
Nicholas Dennys of Barnestaple, esq.
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Premises as for 50/11/23/2 (6th June, 1633)
Consideration £180.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/6a-c  14 February, 1677 29 Charles II

Contents:
Mortgage, as security for £300, and Counterpart (50/11/23/6a-50/11/23/6b)
(1) John Comer of Arlington, husbandman
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Anne, his daughter
(3) Mary Kirkham of Pinhowes, widd'
John Heskett of the city of Exon, gent.
Premises as for 50/11/23/2 (6th June, 1633)
50/11/23/6c Enclosure: Receipt, 11th October, 1678, for £180, paid by John Chichester of Arlington, esq., as consideration in a sale of Lords Parke which took place about 3 years before. Signed by Henry Chichester, Edward Pointz, Leo. Yeo, Thomas [...] CoIley.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/7  5 April, 1700 12 William III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chaunt of George-Ham, yeo.
(2) Humphrey Rooke of Loxore, yeo.
Premises as for 50/11/23/4 (1st October, 1670)
Consideration £28
Rent 14s 10d.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/8  23 April, 1705 4 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) George Tamlyn, son of Ames Tamlyn of Arlington, husbandman
Premises as for 50/11/23/2 (6th June, 1633)
Rent £20.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/9a-b  Hilary Term, 1729 2 George II
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Left-hand and Right-hand Indentures of a Fine
Edward Gubb and William Tamlyn, plaintiffs
John Rogers, Anthony Lavercombe, and Anne, his wife, Alexander Webber, and Elizabeth, his wife, Susanna and Mary Rogers, spinsters, deforciants
A Messuage, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 50 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood, and 10 acres of furze and heath, in Loxhore Towne, Burchewood, and Loxhore Cleve
Consideration £60.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/10a-b  23, 24 June, 1729 3 George III

Contents:
Marriage Settlement by Lease and Release
(1) Philip Rogers of Loxhore
(2) Edward Gubb of Bratton Fleming
William Tamlyn of Stoke Rivers, all yeo.
(3) Anthony Lavercombe of Bratton Fleming, yeo.
Anne, his wife (eldest daughter of (1)
(4) Alexander Webber of Barnstaple, pewterer Elizabeth, his wife
Susanna Rogers, and
Mary Rogers, spinsters (all 3 being younger daughters of (1)
Messuage in Higher Loxhore, Loxhore Town; close of land called Loxhore Cleave; parcel of land and wood called Burche Wood.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/11a-b  20 March, 1758 31 George II

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) John Webber of Chulmleigh, yeo.
(2) John Budd of Landkey, yeo.
A tenement in possession of John Budd, and Edmund Saunders, of Bishops Nympton; 3 acres of land in Loxhore Cliffe, and 1 acre in Over Loxhore, called Cottham
Consideration £120
Rent 14s 10d.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/12  2 November, 1664-Trinity Term, 1761

Contents:
An abstract of the title of John Webber
Premises as for 50/11/23/4 (1st October, 1670).

LOXHORE: SHIRWELL: CHALLACOMBE  50/11/23/13  1 January, 1762

Contents:
Official copy of Will of Philip Rogers of Loxhore, yeo. (15th May, 1756)
Messuage in Higher Loxhore; moiety of messuage in East Playstow, and messuage in West Playstow, in Sherwill; and messuage called North Touching, in Challacombe Rawleigh
Proved at Barnstaple.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/14a-b  4, 5 January, 1762 2 George III

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) Peter Comyns of Morchard Bishop, esq.
(2) Edmund Saunders of Bishops Nympton
John Thorn of Landkey, both yeo., executors in trust by and under the will of John Budd, late of Landkey, dec'd
(3) James Morrish of Crediton, gent.
(4) Philip Lane of Crediton, gent.
(5) John Webber of Chulmley, yeo.
(6) Hammond Marshall of Barnstaple, gent.
(7) Charles Marshall of Barnstaple, mercer (a person nominated by and in trust for (6)
Premises as for 50/11/23/4 (1st October, 1670)
Consideration £560.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/14c  14 June, 1773

Contents:
Declaration of a Trust, by Hammond Marshall of Barnstaple, gent.
Parcels as in 50/11/23/4 (1st October, 1670).

LOXHORE  50/11/23/15a-b  25 March, 1777 17 George III

Conditions of access: UFP

[no title or date]  50/11/23/15a

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Danil of Loxhore, yeo.
Messuage and tenement called Witchalse; meadows adjoining, called Loxhore Parks; 3 fields called Whitemore; pasture of Deer Park Wood
Rent £101 10s

[no title or date]  50/11/23/15b

Contents:
Enclosure (joined by seal to above indenture) 29th September, 1786
Heads of an Agreement for 4 years Lease between
(1) Mary Chichester of Arlington, widow of the late John Chichester, esq., and guardian of her son and his estates during his minority
(2) John Danil of Loxhore, yeo.
Parcels as for 23/15a
Rent as for 23/15a

LOXHORE  50/11/23/16  25 April, 1787 27 George III

Contents:
Covenant to levy a Fine
(1) Philip Rogers Webber of Buckland, esq.
(2) Robert Harding of Upcott, esq.
Premises as for 50/11/23/10 (23,24th June, 1729).

LOXHORE  50/11/23/17a-b  Easter Term, 1787

Contents:
Right-hand and Left-hand Indentures of a Fine
Robert Harding, esq., plaintiff
Philip Rogers Webber, esq., deforciant
Messuage, 4 gardens, 50 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 30 acres of pasture, 30 acres of wood, 20 acres of furse and heath, in Loxhore Town, Burch Wood, Loxhore Cleave
Consideration £100.

LOXHORE: CHALLACOMBE  50/11/23/18  2 December, 1789 30 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Philip Rogers Webber of Buckland, esq.
(2) John Harding of Parracombe, yeo.
Messuage called Town Tenement, otherwise Higher Loxhore; overland called North Twitchen, in Challacombe
Rent £84.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/19  23, 24 June, 1729-25, 26 December, 1792

Contents:
"Abstract of the title of John Palmer Chichester, esq., to lands in Loxhore, Devon."

LOXHORE  50/11/23/20  10 September, 1796 36 George III

Contents:
Mortgage on £500
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Mary Partridge of Great Torrington, widow
Premises as for 50/11/23/10 (23rd, 24th June, 1729).

LOXHORE: CHALLACOMBE  50/11/23/21  25 February, 1797 37 George III

Contents:
Further charge of £600 12s 4d on Mortgage
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Mary Partridge of Great Torrington, widow
Premises as for 50/11/23/10 (23, 24th June, 1729) and overland called North Twitchen, in Challacombe Rawleigh.

LOXHORE: CHALLACOMBE  50/11/23/22  26 February, 1798

Contents:
Assignment of a Mortgage
(1) Mary Partridge of Great Torrington, widow
(2) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(3) Henry Hole of Ebberly, esq.
Premises as for 50/11/23/21 (25th February, 1797)
Consideration £1112 6s.

[no title]  50/11/23/23  26 February, 1798

Contents:
Bond in £2,224 12s for re-payment of a mortgage
John Palmer Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
-to-
Henry Hole of Ebberly, esq.
Condition of the obligation: payment of £1,112 6s. 4 pages; on p.2 are entered receipts for interest on mortgage, paid by John Palmer Chichester, 1799-1815, and 1st August, 1817, a memorandum that he had paid the remaining principal money and interest, due on the bond, and that Henry Hole would execute a transfer of the mortgage whenever required.

CHALLACOMBE: LOXHORE  50/11/23/24  29 June, 1721-26 February, 1798

Contents:
Abstract of paper and deeds, taken from North Devon Bank, 26th October, 1824, belonging to Chichester family.
4 pages.

LOXHORE  50/11/23/25  29 October, 1798

Contents:
Articles of Agreement
(1) George Sharland of South Molton, gent., for and on the behalf of John Snow, of Oar, Som., gent.
(2) John Williams of Barnstaple, gent., for and on behalf of John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Covenant to convey messuage and tenement called Cliffe, before 25th March, 1799
Consideration £32 10s, already paid, and £617 10s, to be paid at the time of executing the conveyance.

[no title]  50/11/23/26  [1815?]

Contents:
Statement of amounts owing by J.P.C. [John Palmer Chichester] to Henry Hole.

[no title]  50/11/23/27  [1817?]

Contents:
Statement of amounts owing by John Palmer Chichester, esq. to Henry Hole, esq.

[no title]  50/11/23/28  nd

Contents:
"This mortgage was paid off, when these deeds were delivered up"
Small single sheet of paper, probably used for wrapping round deeds in question.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/1  25 July, 1601 43 Elizabeth

Contents:
Surrender (indented)
Gregory Chechester
-to-
Robert Chechester of Chymwell, esq.
Moity of parcels of land called the Lordes-parkes, otherwise Loxore Parkes.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/2  10 February, 1615 [1616] 13 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir Robert Chichester of Raleigh, Knight of the Bath
(2) Ames Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Parcels of land called the Lordes Parkes, otherwise Loxore Parkes
Consideration: surrender by the said Ames, of his right in the above premises; and £40
Rent 26s 8d.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/3  28 January, 1634 9 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir Lewes Pollarde of Kingsnympton, bart. Sir John Pale of Colcombe, bart.
Sir Edward Southcott of Saunton, knight George Hakewill, doctor of dyvinitie Hugh Pollarde, son and heir apparent of Sir Lewes Pollard
Thomas Aisheford, and
George Beare, both of the Middle Temple, London, esqs. Edward Dyer, gent.
(2) Lewes Chichester of Arlington, doctor of phisicke
Premises as for 50/11/24/2 (10th February, 1616)
Consideration: surrender of above premises
Rent 26s 8d.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/4  23 June, 1634 10 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Henrie Gubbe of Loxhore, husbandman
Tenement in Neither Loxhore otherwise Nether
Lockisfourthe
Consideration £100
Rent 8s 11d.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/5  2 July, 1664 15 Charles II

Contents:
Conveyance in fee
(1) Sir John Chichester of Rawleigh, bart.
(2) Hugh Slocombe of Countisbury, yeo.
Messuage called the Cliffe
Consideration £90
Endorsed with memorandum of Livery of seisin, 17th January, 16 Charles II [1665].

LOXHORE  50/11/24/6  21 December, 1664 16 Charles II

Contents:
Covenant not to extend a tenement
(1) Sir John Maynard, knight, Sergeant at Law
(2) Hugh Slocombe of Countisbury, yeo.
(3) Sir John Chichester of Rawleigh, bart.
Premises as in 50/11/24/5 (2nd July, 1664)
Red armorial seal of Sir John Maynard, on parchment tag.

BRATTON FLEMING: STOKE RIVERS: LOXHORE  50/11/24/7  Trinity Term, 1666 18 Charles II
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Indenture of Fine (copy)
Richard Gubb, plaintiff
John Chichester, bart., and Mary, his wife, deforciants
18 messuages, and other lands and buildings in Yard, Yardwood, Cocksparkes, le Southground, South Herridge, Oriswell, Smithapath, Higher Loxhore, Lower Loxhore, Le Cote Loxhore, Cliffe, North Barton, Chumwell
Consideration £520

BRATTON FLEMING: STOKE RIVERS: LOXHORE  50/11/24/8  1 November, 1666 18 Charles II

Contents:
Deed to declare the uses of a fine (copy)
(1) Sir John Chichester of Rawleigh, bart.
(2) Edward Lovett of Tawstocke, esq.
(3) Nicholas Hamond of Loxhore, gent.
(4) Jeffery Webber of Barnstaple, plumber
(5) Joseph Fraine of Barnstaple, lyning-draper
(6) Richard Gubb, the younger, of Bratton Fleming, yeo.
(7) John Moore of Loxhore, yeo.
(8) Henry Birch of Loxhore, yeo.
(9) Joseph Joce of Stokerivers, yeo.
(10) Henry Pugsley of Loxhore, yeo.
(11) John Peard of Barnstaple, gent.
(12) John Hill of Goodleigh, yeo.
(13) Abraham Moggiridge of Bratton Fleming, yeo.
(14) Hugh Slocombe of Countisbury, yeo.
(15) John Courtis of Loxhore, yeo.
(16) Richard Gubb, the elder, of Bratton Fleming, yeo.
(17) Edward Horwood of Loxhore, yeo.
(18) Elyas Pugsley of Loxhore, husbandman
(19) Hugh Somer of Bratton Fleming, husbandman
(20) Mathew Somer of Bratton Fleming, husbandman
Premises as in 50/11/24/7 (Trinity Term, 1666)

LOXHORE  50/11/24/9  20 December, 1683 35 Charles II

Contents:
Marriage Settlement
(1) Henry Birch of Loxhore, yeo.
Pascho Birch, his youngest son
(2) William Bragg, the elder, of Bideford, butcher William Bragg, his son
Messuage in Lower Loxhore; also a messuage called the Cliff, in Over Loxhore, and a cottage in Lower Loxhore
Consideration: marriage between Pascho Birch, and Jane Bragg, daughter of William Bragg, the elder; and £200
Endorsed: livery of seisin.

LOXHORE: COUNTISBURY  50/11/24/10  28 January, 1691

Contents:
Copy of will of Hugh Slocombe of Countisbury, yeo.
Land in Loxhore; chattel lease for some parts of Countisbery towne
Endorsed, 'Copy of Hugh Slocombe will the purchaser of Loxhore Cliff'.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/11  19 September, 1718 5 George I

Contents:
Deed to lead the uses of a Fine, and a Recovery
(1) Pascho Burch of Bideford, butcher William Burch of the same, mariner, son and heir apparent of the said Pascho
(2) Robert Incledon of New Inn, Middlesex, gent.
(3) Edward Richards of Georgeham, gent.
Richard Blackmore of Porlock, Som., yeo.
(4) Grace Blackmore of Braunton, spinster (whom William Burch intends to marry)
Messuage in Lower Loxhore; also messuage called the Cliffe, in Higher Loxhore
Consideration £150

LOXHORE  50/11/24/12  Trinity Term, and Michaelmas Term, 1718 4 and 5 George I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Right-hand indenture of a Fine
Robert Incledon, gent., plaintiff
Pascho Burch, and Jane, his wife, and William Burch, deforciants
2 messuages, 2 cottages, 4 gardens, 4 orchards, 70 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 10 acres of pasture, and 30 acres of furze and heath, in Lower Loxhore, and Over Loxhore
Consideration £100

LOXHORE  50/11/24/13  Hilary Term, 1740 13 George II

Contents:
Left-hand indenture of a fine
John Slocombe, plaintiff
Christopher Slocombe, deforciant
Messuage, 3 gardens, 30 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, 10 acres of furze and heath
Consideration £60

LOXHORE  50/11/24/14  29 July, 1740 14 George II

Contents:
Deed to Declare the Uses of a Fine
(1) Christopher Slocombe of Countisbury, yeo.
(2) John Slocombe of the same place, yeo.
Premises as in 50/11/24/5 (2nd July, 1664).

LOXHORE  50/11/24/15  8 May, 1789 29 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Richard Birch of Bristol, grocer
(2) John Gibbs of Loxhore, yeo.
Premises as in 50/11/24/5 (2nd July, 1664).

LOXHORE  50/11/24/16  9 November, 1799 40 George III

Contents:
(Attested copy, 4 May, 1804) Mortgage for £3,000
(1) Richard Birch of Bristol, grocer
(2) William Birch of Bristol, mariner
Messuage, and closes of land called Higher, Middle and Lower Boot Town, East Park, Longer Park, Lig Close above the way, Close below the way, Great Close, Homeward Close, Great, and Little South Park, Little Hornea Down, Park Meadow, Orchard, Cleave Wood - all in Higher Loxhore (c.63 acres) Also Rouber Park, Higher and Lower Hillhead, Halsery Park, Habery Meadow, Little Meadow above the orchard, Orchard Garden, Little Meadow, Black Pool Wood, and Gibbs Tenement - all in Lower Loxhore.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/17a-b  7 November, 1801 42 George III

Contents:
Lease and Release (attested copy, 3rd May, 1804)
(1) Bridget Birch of Bideford, widow (relict of William Birch, late of Bideford, mariner, dec'd, eldest child and only son of William Birch, formerly of Bideford, mariner, dec'd, by Grace, his wife, whose maiden name was Blackmore)
(2) Richard Birch of Bristol, grocer, eldest son of the above William and Bridget Frances, his wife
(3) Richard Bremridge of the Inner Temple, London, gent.
(4) Charles Carter, the younger, of Bideford, gent.
Messuage and tenement in Lower Loxhore; also messuage and tenement and one close of land called the Cliffe, in Higher Loxhore; also a cottage in Lower Loxhore.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/18a-b  23, 24 February, 1802 42 George III

Contents:
Lease and Release (both attested copies)
(1) Richard Birch of Bristol, grocer, eldest son and heir at law of William Birch, late of Bideford, dec'd
(2) Philip John Miles
Richard Vaughan
Philip Miles
Benjamin Baugh
Samuel Birch, all of Bristol, bankers and co-partners
(3) William Birch of Bristol, merchant
(4) John Chubb of Bristol, rope manufacturer
Premises as in 50/11/24/16 (9th November, 1799)
Consideration £2,500

LOXHORE  50/11/24/19  23 February, 1802 42 George III

Contents:
Assignment of Term to attend the fee (attested copy)
(1) William Birch, merchant
(2) Richard Birch, grocer
(3) James Room, merchant, all of Bristol
Premises as in 50/11/24/16 (9th November, 1799).

LOXHORE  50/11/24/20a-b  24, 25 March, 1802 42 George III

Contents:
Lease and Release in fee
(1) Richard Knight of Linton, clerke John Knight of Linton, gent.
(2) John Snow of Oare, Som., gent. Mary, his wife
(3) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Premises as in 50/11/24/5 (2nd July, 1664)
Consideration £650

LOXHORE  50/11/24/21  2 July, 1664-23,24 February, 1802

Contents:
Abstract of Title (made 1804)
Premises as in 50/11/24/5 (2nd July, 1664).

LOXHORE  50/11/24/22a-d  23,24 March, 1804 44 George III

Contents:
50/11/24/22c and 50/11/24/22d enclosed in 50/11/24/22a-b

[no title or date]  50/11/24/22a-b

Contents:
Lease and Release in Fee 50/11/24/22a-b
(1) John Chubb, rope manufacturer
(2) William Birch, merchant, both of Bristol
(3) James Room of Bristol, merchant
(4) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(5) Samuel Bremridge of Barnstaple, gent.
Messuages and closes, as in 50/11/24/16 (9th November, 1799) in Higher Loxhore only
Consideration £1,250

[no title or date]  50/11/24/22c

Contents:
'C. Carters Bill ags. Chichester for £21 9s 8d'

[no title or date]  50/11/24/22d

Contents:
Bill for £4 8s 6d for preparing attested copies of title deeds for purchase of Cliff.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/23  1819

Contents:
Grant of annuity
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) James Chichester of Arlington, esq., son of the above
£5 issuing out of messuage called Webbers.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/24  1819

Contents:
Grant of annuity of £5
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) George Chichester of Arlington, esq., his son
Messuage called Webbers
Day and month are not filled in.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/25  12 December, 1833

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Skinner, now or late of Charles, yeo.
House and fields being parts and parcels of Loxhore Town Tenement
Rent £58

LOXHORE  50/11/24/26  25 March, 1850

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, bart.
(2) William Tucker of Combmartin, yeo.
Loxhore Town South Farm (c.102 acres)
Rent £110.

LOXHORE  50/11/24/27  12 November, 1857

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees of an indenture of settlement, dated 9th August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) John Skinner of Loxhore, farmer
Loxhore Town North Farm (particularly described in schedule)
Rent £150.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/25/1  8 April 1624 22 James I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) George Rowe of Kingston, in Staverton, esq.
Dorothie his wife
(2) Richard Eales of Brodhempston, yeo.
William Man of Brodhempston, yeo.
Close of land called Bremellmore alias Bremelmore Meadowe, with a watercourse coming from Barton Poole.
Consideration: £250.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/25/2  20 October 1667 19 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) William Moses of Broadhempston, clothier
Katherin his wife
Susanna Moses their daughter
Close of land called Chollaparke (2½a.).
Consideration: Surrender of a former lease.
Rent: 5/-.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/25/3a-b  10 June 1669 21 Charles II

Contents:
(a) Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) William Bovey of Broadhempston, husbandman
Houses, orchard, courtlaige, closes of land, etc. being part of a messuage called Weston; (details of rooms, and of land, with field-names, given).
Consideration: Surrender by Barnard Wolston of Plymouth, marchant, of above premises; and £110.
Rent: 6/-.
(b) Scrap of paper with "Will. Bovey the [...] sone deceased", written on.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/25/4  5 October 1675 27 Charles II

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) John Tozer the elder of Broadhempston, clothier
Close of land called Whitabur (1¼ acres).
Consideration: £13.
Rent: 7/-.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/25/5  25 November 1675 27 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Francis Blackaller of Broadhempston, woollcomber
Dwelling-house and shop at Bickadon; and a little orchard (¼ acre), and little herb-garden belonging to it.
Consideration: £33.
Rent: 4/-.

KNOWSTONE  50/11/25/6  18 October 1681 33 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Margarett Courtnay of Westmolland, widow, relict of John Courtnay, esq.
(2) Humphrey Pitman of Knowstone, yeoman
Messuage in Harpson, called East Harpson, in the manor of Knowstone Baples.
Consideration: £70.
Rent: 7/6.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/25/7  16 November 1699 11 William III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, in Staverton, esq.
(2) William Blackaller of Bickadon, in Broadhempston, yeo.
Dwelling-house and shop at Bickadon, and little orchard (¼a.), and little herb-garden, thereunto belonging.
Consideration: Surrender of above premises, and 30/-.
Rent: 4/-.

MOLLAND: KNOWSTONE: ROSE ASH: SOUTH MOLTON  50/11/25/8  9 March 1703 2 Anne

Contents:
Release (Lease for a year missing)
(1) John Pollexfen of Wembury, esq.
Sir Edward Hungerford, Knight of the Bath
(2) James Blake of London, esq.
Jane his wife, only daughter and heir of Dame Jane Hungerford by the said Sir Edward
Edward Hungerford of London, esq. (son of said Sir Edward)
Frances Diana Skeffington of Antrim, Ireland
Edward Mellish
Robert Mellish, both of London, gents., executors of the will of Dorothy Mellish, dec'd, who was executrix of the will of William Mellish of St. Andrews, Holborne, Middlesex, dec'd
Mary Marsh of London, widow and executrix of the will of Francis Marsh of London, esq., dec'd
John Williams of London, scrivener
Nicholas Sandford of London, gent.
John Dew of Bampton, Oxon, gent.
Richard Marsh of London, merchant
Nicholas Pitt of London, esq.
Thomas Pitt, esq. one of the Masters of Chancery
Thomas Tutt of the Inner Temple, London, esq.
Anthony Guidott of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, gent.
Francis Stephens of [blank], clarke, executors of the will of George Pitt, late of Stratfeild Sea, in the county of Southampton, esq., dec'd
Sir Stephen Fox, late one of the Lords for executing the Office of Lord High Treasurer
Nicholas Carleton of London, woollen draper
Sir Jeremy Lambrooke of London, Kt., administrator of the goods and chattels of George Arnold, late of Westminster, esq., dec'd
Charles Walker of Furnwall's Inn, of St. Andrew's, Holborne, Middlesex, gent.
(3) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
Barton of Great Champson, messuage called Little Champson, and other lands (named), in Molland, Knowstone, Rose Ash, South Molton; also in Rackenford and Bishop's Nympton; also perpetual advowson of Molland and Knowstone; and the manor of Molland Champson, alias Champeaux.
Consideration: £3,700.
Recites indentures of mortgage, Decrees of Chancery, etc. dated 26 May 1666 to 17 February 1703.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/25/9  17 October 1706 5 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Richard Tozer of Broadhempston, carpenter
Waste plot of ground (36 x 6 ft.), lately fenced out from the Queen's highway leading from Reads poole to Whitaver Cross.
Rent: 4d.

KNOWSTONE  50/11/25/10  5 August 1715

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) Elizabeth Courtenay his daughter
Messuage called East Harpson, in the manor of Knowstone Baples.
Rent: 7/8.

MOLLAND  50/11/25/11  28 January 1720

Contents:
Lease in Trust
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) James Courtenay, gent.
George Courtenay, gent.
Amey Courtenay, spinster, all of West Molland
George Lucy of South Molton, gent.
(in trust for George Man, son of Joseph Man)
Little tenement called Pound.
Rent: 10/-.

KNOWSTONE  50/11/25/12  29 May 1721

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) Nicholas Loosemore of Rose Ash
Messuages called Pooles, in the manor of Knowstone Beaples.
Consideration: 2 broad pieces of gold and £260.
Rent: 11/5.

MOLLAND  50/11/25/13  25 March 1725

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) Richard Ellworthy of Molland, yeoman
Messuage called Beere.
Consideration: 3 broad pieces of gold, and £180.
Rent: 8/4.

SAMPFORD BRETT, Somerset  50/11/25/14  12 December 1724

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) David Bale of Sampford Brett, Somerset, carpenter
Dwelling-house and garden, adjoining east end of the parish church, with little parcel of ground enclosed before said premises.
Consideration: £12.
Rent: 4/-.

MOLLAND  50/11/25/15  28 April 1728

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Elizabeth Courtenay late of West Molland, but now of Horton, Glos., spinster
(2) Lewis Courtenay of Molland, gent.
Messuages called Pullworthy, with common of pasture and turbary in Molland Moor, and as much tillage in the same moor as belongs to said messuages, paying to John Courtenay of West Molland, esq., lord of the manor of Molland, 6d for every acre tilled.
Rent: £40.
Paper

[no title]  50/11/25/16a-b  1735

Contents:
Draft Lease and Release in trust (in confirmation of Settlement contained in a Will)
(1) Margaret Courtenay of Moulton, widow of John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) Sir William Courtenay of Powderham, bart.
(3) Mary Paston, wife of --- Paston, esq.
Elizabeth Chichester, wife of John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Lands, messuages, etc. (not specified) of said John Courtenay, mentioned in his Will of 1 August 1729.
Some dates and names are not filled in.

SAMPFORD BRETT, Somerset  50/11/25/17  28 February 1738 11 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Margaret Courtenay of Sampford Brett, Somerset, widow
(2) William Templer of Williton, in Saint Decumans, Somerset, wever
Messuage called Wood's, otherwise Stephen's; leased in pursuance of a power given to lessor by an indenture, 10 December 1717 (parties given).
Consideration: £75 and 2 guineas.
Rent: 6/6.

[no title]  50/11/25/18  10 September 1748 22 George II

Contents:
Authorisation to enter into contracts for leasing lands
(1) William Paston of Horton, Gloucester, esq.
(2) George Throckmorton of Weston Underwood, Bucks, esq. Anna Maria his wife
(3) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Lands in Devon and Somerset (not specified).
Paper

MOLLAND  50/11/25/19  24 June 1754 28 George II

Contents:
Lease in trust
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
(2) Peregrine Courtenay of Pilton, esq. (in trust for Francis Kinlock, son of Sir James Kinlock, bart.)
Messuage called Little Champson.
Consideration: 5/-.
Rent: 15/-.

SAMPFORD BRETT, Somerset  50/11/25/20  4 June 1759 32 George II

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington
Elizabeth his wife
William Paston of Horton, Glos., esq.
George Throckmorton of Weston Underwood, Bucks, esq.
Anna Maria his wife
(2) Hugh Rawle of Brendon, yeo.
Two messuages, heretofore parcel of the copyhold lands of Sampford Brett.
Consideration: 3 gold coins of Portugal called Single Joannes, and £54 12s.
Rent: £1 2s 4d.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/26/1  5 April 1673 25 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Thomas Sheere of Broadhempston, yeo.
Messuage and cottage, parcel of the manor of Hempston Cantelowe.
Consideration: Surrender of former lease, and £58.
Rent: 12/8.

KNOWSTONE  50/11/26/2  18 October 1681 33 Charles II

Contents:
Lease
(1) Margarett Courtenay of West Molland, wid., relict of John Courtenay, esq.
(2) Humphrey Pitman of Knowstone, yeo.
Messuage in, or called, West Kidland, in the manor of Molland Boteaux.
Consideration: £130.
Rent: 13/10.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/26/3  20 December 1689 1 William and Mary

Contents:
Lease
(1) Thomas Rowe of Staverton, esq.
(2) Alexander Smale of Staverton, husbandman
Cottage in the manor of Hempston Cantelowe.
Rent: 16d.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/26/4  14 May 1690 2 William and Mary

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Thomas Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Charles Manning of Dartenton, weaver
Cottage called Guddings Well or Goodings Coute [endorsed "Goodings Court"], and an orchard, and close of land called Buckrill Close, and a meadow called Lake Meadow or the Greate North Lake Meadow.
Consideration: £12.
Rent: 8/-.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/5  4 January 1697

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) Sir Thomas Berrye of Northam, Kt.
James Courtenay, (brother of said John), of Molland Botreaux, gent.
Messuages called Abbots Parke, (boundaries given); also a water-course running on the west side of a wood called Kingswood, with a little 'ware' or 'wareinge' there.
Rent: 15/-.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/6  20 April 1704 3 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) Gartrude Broad of South Molton, spinster
Messuage in, or called, Southstone.
Consideration: £110, and 3 broad pieces of gold.
Rent: 12/-.

NEWTON ABBOT  50/11/26/7  11 September 1704 3 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, in Staverton, esq.
(2) Robert Bearne of Newton Abbot, clothier
Messuage in Newton Abbot, abutting on the North Street.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/8  7 March 1706

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) William Hunt of Dullverton, Somerset, cowper
Messuage and water-greist mill called Wade Mill.
Rent: £18.
Paper

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/26/9  28 February 1707 5 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, in Staverton, esq.
(2) Thomas Williams of Broadhempston, clothier
Close of land called Whitabur (1¼a.).
Consideration: £9 10s.
Rent: 4/-.

LUCKHAM, Somerset  50/11/26/10  5 January 1709

Contents:
Agreement between
(1) James Courtenay of Molland, gent.
(2) John Gould of Winsford, Somerset, waller
Making a stone wall round East Harwood Hill, part of the farm of East Harwood.

NEWTON ABBOT  50/11/26/11  17 January 1712 10 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Ezekiel Boson of Newton Abbot, apothecary
House or tenement, and garden, in the borough of Newton Abbot.
Consideration: £80.
Rent: 13/-.
Recites Marriage Settlement of John Rowe of Kingston, esq., dec'd, dated 4 November 1697, by which said Giles Chichester was empowered to lease said premises.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/12  9 February 1712

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) Elizabeth Courtenay, his daughter
2 messuages in, or called, Gourte and Combeshead, and parcel of land called Lancombe; also common of pasture and turbary in Molland Moor, and as much tillage there as belongs to the said premises, paying 6d for every acre tilled.
Rent: 16/4.

SOUTH MOLTON  50/11/26/13  12 March 1715

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) William Winsford of South Molton, carryer
Messuage in the borough of South Molton (boundaries given).
Consideration: £10.
Rent: 8/-.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/14  5 February 1718

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) Frances Tapp of Molland, singlewoman John Heydon of Exon, Somerset, thatcher
(3) Amy Courtenay
Elizabeth Courtenay, both of West Molland, spinsters
Messuage, with garden belonging called New House, in the parish of Molland Botreaux.
Consideration: £15.
Rent: 2/-.

KNOWSTONE  50/11/26/15  2 November 1723

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) Elizabeth Courtenay, his daughter
Messuage in, or called, West Kidland, in the manor of Molland Botreaux.
Rent: 13/10.

KNOWSTONE  50/11/26/16  10 July 1732 6 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease, in trust
(1) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(2) William Paston of Morton, Glos., esq.
Mary his wife
(3) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Messuage in, or called, Hill, and close of land in, or called, Broad Bush, which premises are parcel of the manor of Molland Botreaux.
Consideration: Surrender of lease of said premises.
Rent: 26/8.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/17  24 June 1736 10 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) William Paston of Horton, Glos., esq.
Mary his wife
John Chichester of Arlington
Elizabeth his wife
(2) Richard Elworthy of Molland, yeo.
Lands called Vennerstile, Norrishes, Snows Ground and Rock Wood.
Consideration: £28.
Rent: £7.

KNOWSTONE  50/11/26/18a-b  17 February 1738 11 George II

Conditions of access: UFP

Contents:
(a) Counterpart of Lease
(1) William Paston of Norton, Glos., esq.
Mary his wife
John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
(2) Samuel Edbrooke of Knowstone, yeo.
Messuages called Brownsford otherwise Bromsford.
Consideration: Surrender of lease for said premises, and £23 12s.
Rent: 9/4.
(b) Scrap of paper, addressed to Mr. William Dewey, at Arlington, with notes about sawing of wood, etc.

[no title]  50/11/26/19a-b  1739 ? 13 George II

Contents:
KNOWSTONE: MOLLAND

[no title or date]  50/11/26/19a

Contents:
Lease of Advowson
(1) William Paston of Horton, Glos.
Mary his wife
John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
(2) Martin Whight, clerk, vicar of Knowstone and Molland
Advowson of vicarage of Knowstone and Molland.
Details of date, consideration, and term, not filled in. Not signed or sealed.

[no title or date]  50/11/26/19b

Contents:
Legal opinion on above grant, dated 20 March 1739, and signed J. Cholwich.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/20  3 December 1739 13 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease, in trust
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
(2) Robert Tanner
James Mandford, both of West Anstey, and administrators in trust with the will annexed of John Palfreman late of Molland, yeo., dec'd
(in trust for John Palfreman son of said John Palfreman)
2 messuages in, or called, Gourte and Combeshead; and parcel of land called Lancombe; and common of pasture and turbary in Molland Moor, and as much tillage there as belongs to said premises (paying 6d for every acre tilled).
Consideration: 2 Portuguese gold coins, called respectively a Double John and a Gingle John.
Rent: £36.
Paper

MOLLAND  50/11/26/21  22 May 1746 19 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) William Paston of Horton, Glos., esq.
Mary his wife
John Chichester of Arlington
Elizabeth his wife
(2) Sarah Baker of Molland, widow
Cottage in Molland.
Consideration: £9.
Rent: 2/-.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/22  8 August 1750 24 George II

Contents:
Assignment of Leases
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife, surviving executrix and residuary legatee named in the Will, of George Man, late of Molland, dec'd
(2) Joseph Man the younger of Molland, hellier
(3) Joseph Man the elder of Molland, husbandman, (father of said George and Joseph Man)
(4) Thomas Vicary of Molland, labourer
Phyllis his wife
2 tenements called [...] Marats and Pound.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/23  1753 [day and month left blank] 26 George II

Contents:
Assignment and Release of Leases
(1) Joseph Man the younger of Molland, hellier
(2) Thomas Vicary of the same place, labourer
Phyllis his wife
(3) Joseph Man the elder of the same place, husbandman (father of said Joseph Man and Phyllis Vicary)
Tenements called Marats and Pound.
Consideration: £16 18s.
Recites indenture of Assignment of 8 August 1750.

MOLLAND  50/11/26/24  11 February 1756 29 George II

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
George Throckmorton of Weston Underwood, Bucks, esq.
Anna Maria his wife
(2) John Bickham of South Molton, joiner
All the trees growing within the fences of the wood called Rock-Wood.
Consideration: £20, and 3 Portuguese gold coins called Single Johns.
Paper

BRADFORD: PYWORTHY: MENTH: NORTHLEW  50/11/26/25  2 April 1756 29 George II

Contents:
Release of Trust (copy)
(1) Nicholas Cove of Bishopsteignton, gent.
(2) Sir William Coutenay of Powderham Castle, bart.
(3) George Cary of Tor Abby, esq.
Residue of lands mentioned in an Act passed 1737, called "An Act for the sale of part of the settled estate of George Cary, esq. ..." - i.e. the manor of Bradford, lands in Pyeworthy, and manors of Heath alias Stockley, and of Northlieu.

KNOWSTONE: MOLLAND  50/11/26/26  13 February 1765 5 George III

Contents:
Lease of Advowson (copy)
(1) Anna Maria Throckmorton of Weston Underwood, Bucks, widow of George Throckmorton late of the same place, esq.
(2) Robert Froude of Edmeston in the parish of Medbury, esq.
Advowson of vicarage and united parish churches of Knowstone and Molland.
Consideration: £400.

MOLLAND: KNOWSTONE: WEST ANSTEY: BISHOP'S NYMPTON: TWITCHEN  50/11/27/1  10 December, 1717

Document has decayed, or been eaten, in parts.

Contents:
Marriage Settlement, by Bargain and Sale
(1) John Courtenay, the elder, of West Molland, esq.
John Courtenay, the younger, his son and heir, apparent
(2) Thomas Clifford of Cannington, Som., esq.
John Chichester of Ash, esq.
Thomas Bury of Colliton, esq.
John Bampfylde of Warley, esq.
Roger Giffard of Halsbury, esq.
Lewis Stucley of the Middle Temple, London, esq.
(3) Margaret Giffard of Rashleigh, singlewoman
Manors of Molland Botreaux and Knowstone Beaples, in Molland, Knowstone, West Ansty, Bishopps Nympton; other lands in Molland Botreaux, Twichen, Bishopps Nympton, West Ansty (all in Devon); and in Sampford Brett, Saint Decumans, Stokegumber, Cuttcombe, Winsford and Dullverton, all in Somerset

MOLLAND: KNOWSTONE: BISHOP'S NYMPTON WINKLEIGH  50/11/27/2  7 October, 1725 12 George I

Contents:
Assignment of lease, in trust
(1) Mary Courtenay, one of the daughters of John Courtenay, late of Molland, esq., dec'd
(2) John Paston of Horton, Gloucestershire, esq. William Paston, esq., his eldest son and heir apparent
(3) John Courtenay of Molland, esq.
Messuages in Molland, Knowstone, Bishop Nimton, and Winkley, and a copper-work in Whitley, in Molland.

ARLINGTON: SHIRWELL: LOXHORE: MORTEHOE EAST DOWN: BRATTON FLEMING: CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/27/3a-d  14,15 April, 1732 5 George II

[no title or date]  50/11/27/3a-b

Contents:
Marriage Settlement, by Lease and Release
(1) John Chichester of Arlington alias Alrington, esq.
(2) Elizabeth Courtenay, spinster, youngest daughter of John Courtenay, late of Molland, esq., dec'd
(3) Right Hon. Hugh, Lord Clifford, Baron of Chudleigh Sir William Courtenay of Powderham Castle, bart.
John Courtenay of Molland, esq.
George Cary of Torr Abbey, esq.
William Paston of Horton, Gloucester, esq.
Manors of Arlington, alias Alrington, Woolcombe and Morthoe; and other lands in Arlington, Sherwell, Loxford alias Loxhore, Morthoe, East Downe, Bratton Fleming, Cruwys Morchard
Consideration £4,000

[no title or date]  50/11/27/3c

Contents:
Another copy of Release

[no title or date]  50/11/27/3d

Contents:
Draft of Release.

MOLLAND: KNOWSTONE: CRUWYS MORCHARD: MARTINHOE  50/11/27/4  "1733


Related information: See also Survey of estates in Molland, Knowstone [etc.], with records of Estate Management (Covering dates of leases 1670-1737.)

Contents:
A survey of the estate belonging [to] Mary Paston and Elizabeth Chichester on the decease of John Courtenay, esq. Taken by W.J. 1740"
Covering dates of leases 1662-1765
Properties include manors of Molland Botreux, and Champson [in Molland], Knowstone Beaples [in Knowstone], Ruccombe [in Cruwys Morchard] and Mattinhow [in Martinhoe]; also other lands in the above parishes and in Tutchin, Bishop's Nympton, West Anstie, Oakhampton, Rose Ash, South Molton, (all in Devon); and in Timbercombe, Cutcombe, Dulverton, Winsford, Sandford Brett, Williton, and Stowgomber, (all in Somerset)
Bound volume, 173 leaves (some of them numbered, but irregularly, and some missing).

MOLLAND: KNOWSTONE: EAST and WEST ANSTEY BISHOP'S NYMPTON  50/11/27/5  16 May, 1748 21 George II

Contents:
Demise for 1,000 years, in trust to raise £1,500
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, otherwise Athrington, esq.
Elizabeth, his wife (one of the 2 daughters of John Courtenay, the elder, late of West Molland, esq., dec'd, and one of the 2 sisters and heirs at law of John Courtenay, the younger, late of West Molland, esq., also dec'd)
(2) John Pyne of East Down, esq.
John Basset of Yanton [Heanton ?] Court, esq.
The undivided moiety, deemed to be the estate of John Chichester and Elizabeth, in the right of Elizabeth, of and in the manors of Molland Botreaux and Knowstone Beaples, in Molland, Knowstone, East and West Ansty, and Bishops Nympton; and of and in the manors of Molland Champson, alias Champeaux [in Molland], and Martinhoe, alias Martinshow, alias Mattinhoe [Martinhoe] and Ruccombe, in Cruwys Morchard
Also of and in other lands in Molland, Twitchen, Bishops Nympton, West Ansty, Knowstone, Rose Ash, Rackenford [all the above in Devon]; and in Sampford Bret, Saint Decumans, Stoke Gumber, Cuttcombe, Winford, Dullverton, Timbercombe, Luckham, all in Somerset.

MOLLAND: KNOWSTONE: EAST and WEST ANSTEY BISHOPS NYMPTON  50/11/27/6  17,18 May, 1748 21 George II

Contents:
Marriage Settlement, by Lease and Release
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, alias Athrington, esq.
Elizabeth, his wife (one of the 2 daughters of John Courtenay, the elder, late of West Molland, esq., dec'd, and one of the 2 sisters and heirs at law of John Courtenay, the younger, late of West Molland, esq., also dec'd)
William Paston of Horton, Gloucester, esq.
Anna Maria Paston, spinster, daughter and only child of the above, and of Mary, his late wife (who was the other daughter of John Courtenay, the elder, and the other sister and heir at law of John Courtenay, the younger)
(2) Sir Robert Throckmorton of Weston Underwood, Bucks, bart.
George Throckmorton, esq., his only son and heir
(3) Thomas Buckle of Castle Yard, London, gent.
Joseph Hodges of the same place, gent.
(4) Sir William Courtenay of Powderham Castle, bart.
Henry Reginald Courtenay of the parish of St. George, Hanover Square, Middlesex, brother of the above
Peregrine Courtenay of Pilton, esq., another brother of the same
(5) Sir John Chichester of Yolstone, bart.
Thomas Fettiplace of Swinford, Oxford, esq.
(6) Charles Noel, Duke of Beaufort
Sir Edward Blount of Mawley, Sallop, bart.
Sir Charles Chester of Chicheley, Bucks, bart.
(7) Sir Henry Tichbourne of Frimley, Surrey, bart.
George Wright of Gothurst, Bucks, esq.
(8) Hugh, Earl of Clinton
Henry Hunloke, eldest son and heir apparent of Sir Windsor Hunloke of Wingerworth, Derby, bart.
Premises as for 50/11/27/5 (16th May, 1748).

[no title]  50/11/27/7a-d  18 May, 1748 21 George II

Contents:
Deed Poll, of John Chichester of Arlington, otherwise Athrington, esq.
Elizabeth, his wife
William Paston of Horton, Gloucestershire, esq.
Anna Maria Paston, spinster, only child of the above and of Mary, his late wife
Sir Robert Throckmorton of Weston Underwood, Bucks, bart.
George Throckmorton, his only son and heir apparent
Relating to certain provisoes not inserted in the marriage settlement of even date.
4 copies

MOLLAND: KNOWSTONE: EAST and WEST ANSTEY BISHOP'S NYMPTON  50/11/27/8a-b  19,20 April, 1751 24 George II

Contents:
Marriage Settlement, by Lease and Release
(1) John Chichester of Arlington otherwise Athrington, esq.
Elizabeth, his wife (one of the 2 daughters of John Courtenay, the elder, late of West Molland, esq., dec'd, and one of the 2 sisters and heirs at law of John Courtenay, the younger, late of West Molland, esq., also dec'd)
Sir Robert Throckmorton, late of Weston Underwood, Bucks, bart.
William Paston of Horton, Gloucester, esq.
George Throckmorton, of Weston Underwood, Bucks, esq.
Anna Maria, his wife (late Anna Maria Paston, daughter of William Paston, above, and of Mary, his wife, who was the other daughter of John Courtenay, the elder, and the other sister and heir at law of John Courtenay, the younger)
(2) Thomas Buckle of Castle Yard, London, gent.
John Eycott of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, gent.
Parties (3)-(7) are the same as parties (4)-(8) in 50/11/27/6 (17,18 May, 1748)
The undivided moiety, deemed to be the estate of William Paston and Mary, his wife, in the right of Mary, of and in the manors and other lands of John Courtenay, the elder, and John Courtenay, the younger, both dec'd
(Properties as in 50/11/27/5, 16th May, 1748)
Also other messuages and tenements in South Molton, Molland, Twitchen, Okehampton, Poughill.

HAWKRIDGE, Somerset  50/11/27/8c-e  20 December, 1748 22 George II

Contents:
50/11/27/8d and 50/11/27/8e enclosed in 50/11/27/8c

[no title or date]  50/11/27/8c

Contents:
Declaration of a Trust, by Philip Mogridge of Molland, yeo: in indentures of lease and release, 24,25 February, 1746, relating to a piece of land called Wester Shercombe and 2 acres of wood, £320 paid as consideration by Philip Mogridge was the moneys and estate of John Chichester of Arlington, esq., and Philip Mogridge's name was made use of in trust for John Chichester

[no title or date]  50/11/27/8d

Contents:
Account between Philip Mogridge and John Chichester, January 21st, 1748/9

[no title or date]  50/11/27/8e

Contents:
Scrap of paper containing some accounts, February 13th [17]46.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/1  26 December 1608 6 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir George Smythe of Maidworthie, Et.
(2) John Laneman otherwise Crocker of Rossaishe otherwise Aishe Raffe, husbandman
Messuages (8a.) called Honycliffe or Honycliffewoode.
Consideration: £26 13s 4d.
Rent: 5/-

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/2  2 October 1633 9 Charles I

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) George Smyth of Exon, esq.
(2) John Laneman alias Crocker of Aishreaffe alias Rose Aishe, yeo.
Tenement (10a.) called East Hony Cliffe.
Consideration: £9.
Attorneys: John Nott, gent., and George Tanner.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/3  1 May 1634 10 Charles I

Contents:
Agreement for paying rent
(1) John Tanner alias Mortymore
(2) Lewes Southcombe
(3) John Hearde
(4) Richard Braye
(5) Robert Vicarye
(6) John Crocker, alias Laneman
(7) Robert Eastmond
(8) John Thorne
(9) Robert Saidge, all the above of Roseaish, yeomen
(10) John Turner of Chulmeley, yeo.
(11) Abraham Fewen of Roseaish, weaver
Parties, having bought tenements in the manor of Aisherafe alias Roseaishe chargeable with the rent of 34/-, and having agreed on the proportion of the said rent to be paid by each, now covenant that they will pay such proportion.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/4  20 June 1635 11 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Aish alias Aish Raffe, husbandman
(2) John Prouz of Calverleigh, clerke
Tenement (10a.) called Honycliffe alias East Honycliff.
Consideration: £30.
Rent: 4d.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/5  26 June 1635 11 Charles I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Prouz of Calverleigh, clerke
(2) John Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Aishe alias Ashe Raffe, husbandman
Tenement (10a.) called East Honycliffe.
Rent: 50/-, for the first 31 years, and then 4d.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/6a-b  30 May 1665 17 Charles II

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) George Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Ash alias Ash Ralph, husbandman
(2) Sibell Laneman alias Crocker, of the same parish, widow
Tenement (10 acres) called Honycliffe alias East Honycliffe.
Consideration: £8.
Rent: 4d.
Paper

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/7  3 June 1665 17 Charles II

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sibell Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Ash alias Ash Ralph, wid.
(2) George Laneman alias Crocker of the same parish, husbandman, (her son)
Tenement (10a.) called Honeycliffe or East Honeycliffe.
Rent: 4d.
Paper

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/8  24 June 1665 17 Charles II

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) George Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Aishe alias Aishe Raffe, husbandman
(2) John Locke of Knowstone, husbandman
Tenement called Honycliffe alias East Honycliffe.
Consideration: £40.
Recites original lease 26 June 11 Charles I [1635].
Document says "7 Charles II" but this is obviously a mistake for 17.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/9  6 October 1709 8 Anne

Contents:
Enfeoffment
(1) George Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Ash alias Ash Ralph, collier
(2) Walter Laneman alias Crocker of the same parish, yeo.
Tenement (10s.) called East Hony Cliffe.
Consideration: £20.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/10a-b  9 November 1709 8 Anne

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Walter Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Ash, alias Ash Ralph, yeo.
(2) George Laneman alias Crocker of the same parish, collier
Tenement (10a.) called Easthony Cliffe.
Rent: 1/4.
Paper
In document the year is given as 1708, but 9 November, 8 Anne, must be 1709.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/11  25 March 1710 9 Anne

Document has been torn in 3 parts.

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) George Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Ashe, alias Ash Ralphe, collier
(2) John Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Ashe, son of said George
Dwelling-house and garden belonging, being part of a tenement called East Hony Cliffe, leased to said George Laneman by indentures dated 9 November 1709.
Paper

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/12  29 September 1713 12 Anne

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Elizabeth Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish alias Aishraffe, wid.
(2) Walter Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish, husbandman (her son)
Messuage called East Honycliffe (10a.).
Consideration: £5.
Rent: 1/4.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/13a-b  30 September, 1 October 1713 12 Anne

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) Walter Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish, husbandman
(2) John Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Aish, yeo.
Messuage called East Honycliffe.
Consideration: Concluding and final ending of a suit commenced and now depending in the High Court of Chancery; and £45.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/14  3 October 1713 12 Anne

Contents:
Mortgage for £40
(1) John Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Aish, yeo.
(2) Martin Whyte of Knowstone, clerke
Messuage called East Honycliffe.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/15  3 October 1713 12 Anne
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in £80
John Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish
to
Martin Whight of Knowstone, clerk
Condition of the obligation: payment by Laneman of £40 will invalidate bond, and also a mortgage of even date of a messuage called East Honycliffe.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/16  12 March 1716 2 George I

Contents:
Mortgage for £10
(1) John Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish, yeo.
(2) Martin Whight of Knowstone, clerke
Messuage called East Honycliffe.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/17  12 March 1716 2 George I
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in £20
John Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish, yeo.
to
Martin Whight of Knowstone, clerk
Condition of the obligation: payment by Laneman of £10 will make void this bond, and also a mortgage deed of even date for messuage called East Honycliffe.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/18  4 August 1716

Contents:
Quitclaim
Thomas Nott of Southmolton, gent.
to
John Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish, yeo.
Messuage called East Honycliffe.
Paper

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/19  13 June 1726

Contents:
Further charge of £30 on Mortgage
(1) John Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Ash, yeo.
(2) Abraham Whight of Knowstone, chirurgeon
Messuage called East Honycliffe.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/20a-b  8,9 March 1731 4 George II

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) John Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish, yeo.
(2) John Mogford of Knowstone, yeo.
Messuage called East Honycliffe.
Consideration: £28 1s ½d.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/21  9 March 1731 4 George II

Contents:
Agreement
(1) John Mogford of Knowstone, yeo.
(2) John Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish, yeo.
Messuage called East Honycliffe.
Whereas Mogford had purchased from Laneman the above premises, for £115, it is agreed that if Laneman repays this sum, on 9 September 1731, the premises shall be reconveyed to him. But this agreement is not a Mortgage.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/22  28 September 1731 5 George II

Contents:
Assignment of Mortgages
(1) Abraham Whight of Knowstone, chirurgeon
(2) John Laneman alias Crocker of Rose Aish, yeo.
(3) John Mogford of Knowstone, yeo.
(4) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
(5) Nicholas Brooking of Bully, esq.
Messuage called East Honycliffe.
Consideration: £89 3s 5d.
Recites Mortgages of 3 October 1713, 12 March 1716, 13 June 1726.

ROSE ASH  50/11/28/23a-b  28, 29 September 1731 5 George II

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) John Mogford of Knowstone, yeo.
John Laneman alias Crocker of Roseaish, yeo.
(2) John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
Messuage called Easthonycliffe.
Consideration: £25 16s 4½d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/1  [late twelfth century]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
William de Tracy, lord of Wullacumbe
-to-
William, son of Jocelin de Wullacumba
A farthing of land in Estacote, which Helias once held
Rent 4s, to be paid at Easter and St. Michael's
Also a piece ('cultura') of demesne land at Estduna', near the farthing of land in Estacot, with permission to make a ditch round it; a right to common of pasture and fuel on the grantor's land
Consideration: a silver mark and an ox
Witnesses: William de Pinu, Godfrey Le Britun, Robert de Mullacot, Richard de Stafford, Thomas de Radewere, Nicholas de Dodacot, Adam de Hole, Thomas Le Britun, William Doyn
No date
Round, green wax seal of William de Tracy on parchment tag; fleur de lys device, surrounded by legend.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/2  [early 13th century?]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Confirmation
William de Traci, lord of Wollecumb'
Confirms to
Reginald Biaupel
A farthing of land which Osmund held, in Tuchene, in the manor of Wollecumb', which land Everard Cole gave to the aforesaid Reginald, to have and to hold for ever; for the same rent and service as is contained in the charter which Reginald has of Everard. Also grant of common of pasture, with other appurtenances, in the demesnes of William de Traci, and in his lands at Tuchen'
Consideration: 1 silver mark
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: William de Wideworthi, William de Raleg', Robert de Pidekeswill', Geoffrey Briton', Hugh de Sicca Villa, Robert de Lincumb', G. de Leg', H. Pinxun
No date
Seal: round, green seal of William de Traci, fleur de lys device, surrounded by legend giving owner's name. On parchment tag.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/3  [early 13th century?]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Confirmation of a gift of land
Henry, son of Earl Reginald
-to-
William de Tracy
All his land of Wollecombe [in Mortehoe] and Boklande, which William and his ancestors held of Henry and his ancestors, lords of Bradneys, as the charter of Hugh Ruffus testifies. To have and to hold to the aforesaid William, his heirs and assigns, of Henry and his heirs for ever, rendering all due and customary services
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Hugh de Albo Monasterio, Ralph Coffin, Baudris de Nunecone, Roger de Campells (?), Hugh Bonvallet, William de Legh'
No date
Seal of Henry, son of Earl Reginald, round, natural wax, armorial, surrounded by legend giving name of owner, chipped.
On parchment tag.
The arms on shield resemble those of Courtenay family, but the Courtenays did not become Earls till 14th century.
The lordship of Bradninch passed to Earls of Cornwall after the Conquest, and there was a Henry, illegitimate son of Earl Reginald who was illegitimate s. of Henry I early in the 13th century.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/4  1 August, 1253
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Thomas, son of William de Wollecumb'
-to-
Oliver de Tracy
All his right in a farthing of land in the manor of Wollecumb', with its appurtenances, which William, his father, held in the town of Estecote of lord William de Tracy
Consideration: 7 silver marks
Witnesses: lord Henry de Tracy, Thomas de Tracy, William de Raleg', Ralph de Pin, Roger Fanel, Walter le Mire, Godfrey de Chalo, Michael the chaplain, then chaplain of Morteho
Made in the year from the Incarnation 1253, at St. Peter ad Vincula
Seal: diamond-shaped, green seal of Thomas de Wollecumb', device surrounded by legend giving owner's name. On parchment tag.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/5  c.1303
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Confirmation of a gift of land
Robert le [Byton?] lord of La Burwe
-to-
Martin de Sciottesburwe, son of Robert
A farthing of land in the town of Sciottesburwe [Shaftsborough] formerly held by Martin; to hold to Martin and the heirs born to him and Agnes, his wife, of Robert le Bryton and his heirs, for ever
Rent 6s 8d, to be paid at St. Michael's and at Easter
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: Sir Nicholas de Fileley, David de Clotwor[thy]
Augustine de Pyn, William de Columb', John de Sciottesbur'
No date
Seal of Robert le Bryton, round, black, armorial, on parchment tag.
For Date F. Demfries, no. 901.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/6a-b  4 April, 1324; 17 Edward II

[no title or date]  50/11/29/6a
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Martin le Hurt of Seottysburgth'
-to-
Thomas Martin of Seottisburgth', and Alice, his wife
7 pieces of land in Seottisburgth' [Shaftsborough]; 1 piece at La Hemnete, between the land of Godfrey of Seottisburgth' and of Thomas Martin; and 1 piece lying at La Brodalonde between the land of Henry Donnynges and of Thomas Martin; and 1 piece lying on the west side of Heonmoryshylle between the land of Henry Donnynges and of Thomas Martin; and 1 piece at La Waylandishesde between the land of Henry Donnynges on one side, and of Thomas Martin on the other; and 1 piece at La Rogge on the western side of Seottisburgth'-hille between the land of Henry Donnynges and of Thomas Martin; and 1 piece at Langawillistorr', between the land of Thomas Prouca and of Thomas Martin; and 1 piece at Grippilishille between the land of Henry Donnyges and of Thomas Martin
Rent 2d, to be paid at Easter and at St. Michael's
Witnesses: Henry de Merwode, Robert de Byvelegth', Paganus de Mollacote, Adam de Stoddone, Peter Frankelayn
Date: Seottysburth', Wednesday next before Palm Sunday, in the seventeenth year of the reign of King Edward, son of King Edward
Parchment tag for pendent seal (now lost).

[no title or date]  50/11/29/6b

Faded.

Contents:
Other indenture of 50/11/29/6a, but much bigger.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/7  3 July, 1331; 5 Edward III

The Latin is rather obscure, and several emendations have been made by the writer; also left-hand margin has been torn or has decayed, and several words are missing.
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Demise (indented)
(1) the lady Isobella de Rogys
(2) the lady Isota Fytzestewene John Mauger
Manor of Wollacomb' Tracy - all the lands, tenements, rents and services belonging to the aforesaid manor to remain in the possession of John Mauger; and also the barton, barn, byre, and great dove-cote; and all the profits of the slate-quarry during the life of Gilbert Fitzestewene; and an open space of ground (boundaries given), but allowing the lady Isobella a way to the dove-cote
Names of a number of people owing rent and services are given
Seal: round, red, armorial, surrounded by legend. On parchment tag.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/8a-b  [c.1333]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
They appear to be 2 copies of the same deed, both with same seal.
Feoffment

[no title or date]  50/11/29/8a

Contents:
John Mauger
-to-
John le White de Stonford
Half the manor of Wollecumb' Tracy, with all its appurtenances, to have and to hold for ever, of the chief lords of the fee
Witnesses: the lords John de Ralegh', John de Cheverston', knights, John de Trevaignoun, Henry Power, Alan de Esse
No date
Seal of John Mauger, round, black, armorial, surrounded by legend. On parchment tag.

[no title or date]  50/11/29/8b

Contents:
Endorsed with a note that it was enrolled Hilary Term, 7 Edward III

MORTEHOE: NORTH MOLTON: SOUTH MOLTON  50/11/29/9  [c.1333]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment
Edmund le Botiler
-to-
John le White de Stonford
The manor of Bremelrigge [Bremridge, in South Molton], and all his messuages, lands, etc. in Wytheyat' [Withygate] or elsewhere in North Molton', and also half the manor of Wollecumb' Tracy [in Mortehoe], with all appurtenances, to have and to hold for ever, of the chief lords of the fees, by the due and customary services
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: the lords John de Ralegh', John de Cheverston', knights, John de Trevaignoun, Henry Power, Alan de Esse
No date
Seal: round, black seal of Edmund le Botiler, armorial, surrounded by legend giving owner's name. On parchment tag
Endorsed: note of enrolment, Hilary Term, 7 Edward III

MORTEHOE: NORTH and SOUTH MOLTON  50/11/29/10  [c.1333]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Writ of
Edmund le Botiler, knight, ordering his tenants of the manor of Bremelrigge [Bremridge, in South Molton], and of all his lands and tenements in Wytheyat' and elsewhere in North Molton', and of the half of the manor of Wollecumb' Tracy [in Mortehoe], to render service to John le White de Stonford, to whom he had given these lands
Seal of Edmund le Botiler, round, black, armorial, surrounded by legend giving owner's name. On parchment tongue. Broken.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/11  31 March, 1332 6 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
[Wrongly dated 1333, but see note at end]
Quitclaim
Adam le Drocker [later in document Adam Krocker, and elsewhere, Crocker], and
Alice, daughter and heiress of Henry Donnyngh' of Schottisburgh'
-to-
Thomas Martyn of Schottisburgh', and Alice, his wife
All the land, and the tenement, which used to belong to Henry Donnyng in Schottisborough, with all its appurtenances, to hold for ever, rendering due and customary service to the chief lord of the fee
Clause of warranty
Thomas and Alice bind themselves to provide food and drink for Alice, daughter of Henry Donnyngh', during her life, provided she serves them faithfully, and if she cannot serve them, they will give her a portion of good barley every week, except for the weeks of Easter, Pentecost and Christmas, when she will have a portion of good wheat; [added at bottom of document] Thomas and Alice will also give Alice every year 5 ells of white woollen cloth and 1 pair of new shoes.
Witnesses: John de Bykelegh, Robert atte Burgh', Thomas Prouca of Schottisburgh', Hamelin de Schottisburgh', William Bryton, clerk, and others
Date: at Schottisburgh', Tuesday next after the feast of the Annunciation, in the 6th year of the reign of King Edward III, 1333
Seal: 2 parchment tags, for seal of Dean of Schu'wille, used because seals of Adam and Alice were to many unknown; (but both seals missing).
[Tuesday next after the Annunciation, 6 Edward III, must be in 1332, not 1333; but it is possible that the mistake is in the regnal year, which perhaps should be 7 Edward III - Articles of Agreement, drawn up between the same parties, and amplifying some of the provisions in the Quitclaim, are dated Tuesday after the Annunciation, 7 Edward III [30 March, 1333], see 50/11/29/12].

[no title]  50/11/29/12  30 March, 1333 7 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Articles of Agreement (indented)
Thomas Martyn of Shettisburgh', and Alice, his wife
bound-to-
Alice, wife of Adam Crocker, daughter and heiress of Henry Donnyng
To provide food and drink for her, during her life, provided she serves them faithfully. And if she cannot serve them, she is to have from them a portion of good barley every week, except for the weeks of Easter, Pentecost and Christmas, when she is to have a portion of good wheat. And Thomas and Alice are to give her every year 5 ells of white woollen cloth and 5d for dyeing it, and 1 pair of shoes costing 4d, and 1 veil costing 3d
Date: Schottesburgh', Tuesday next after the Annunciation, in the 7th year of the reign of Edward III
Parchment tag for seal (seal missing).

MORTEHOE: SOUTH MOLTON  50/11/29/13  25 May, 1341 15 Edward III
Language:  French

Contents:
Quitclaim
Nicol de Tukesbyri, clerk
-to-
Sir Gilbert Fitz Esteven, and John de Stonford
All actions and claims which he might have against them by reason of a statute merchant of £600 made to him at Suthampton' by the said Sir Gilbert, 13 February, 5 Edward III [1331]. And also releases to John de Stonford all actions and claims which he might have by any statute merchant or for any other reason against all the lands and tenements in Wullecombe Tracy [in Mortehoe], Bremelerigh' [in South Molton], or anywhere else in Devonshire, which ever belonged to Sir John Tracy. And also he binds himself to acquit the said John from all damage which might happen to him by reason of any statute or any other contract made by the said Sir Gilbert and Nicol or anyone else before the time when the said John had possession of the aforesaid lands
Witnesses: Sir John de Stonore, Sir Roger de Depham, Sir Henry de Harnhull', Sir Benet de Fulsham and Walter Turkes
Date: London, the Friday next before Pentecost, in the 15th year of Edward III
Seal: round, red, seal of Nicol, impression too faint to see. On parchment tag.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/14  25 September, 1341 15 Edward III
Language:  French

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John de Stonford
-to-
Master Henry de la Mare, parson of the church of Our Lady of Morteho
The manor of Wollecumb Traci, for 10 years
Rent: for the first year, £10 sterling, at the Nativity of St. John, and 11 marks at All Saints next ensuing; and for every other year 40 marks, to be paid in equal portions at the 4 principal feasts; besides the due and customary services
Clause of warranty
No witnesses
Date: Clist Evesqe [Bishop's Clyst], Tuesday next before the Feast of St. Michael, the 15th year of King Edward III
Seal: round, black, pictorial (standing figure) surrounded by legend. On parchment tag.

MORTEHOE: NORTH and SOUTH MOLTON  50/11/29/15  30 April, 1342 16 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Nicholaus Fitz Estephene, son and heir of Isolde, formerly wife of the lord Gilbert Fitz Estephene, his father
-to-
John de Stonford
All his right in the manors of Wollecombe Traci [in Mortehoe], and Bremilrigge [Bremridge, in South Molton], and all other lands, in the aforesaid manors, Witheyat [Withygate, in North Molton], Barnestaple, or anywhere else in Devon, with all their appurtenances, which belonged to the lord John Traci, to have and to hold for ever
Clause of warranty
Witnesses: William de Campo; Arnulphi, Richard de Chusildene, Walter de Horton', Henry Houwetone, then mayor of Exeter, Reginald Wethoun, Thomas Foubour, Richard Plegha, John de Sotton, the elder, Thomas Gurneyes [?], Ralph Brit, William de Chagford
Date: Exeter, Tuesday the vigil of the apostles Philip and James, in the 16th year of Edward III's reign over England, and the 2nd of his reign over France. [This must be a mistake, for the 3rd]
Seal: of Nicholaus Fitz Estephene, round, black, pictorial (fox and duck?), surrounded by legend. On parchment tag.

MORTEHOE: SOUTH and NORTH MOLTON  50/11/29/16  Trinity Term, 1344 18 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Fine (copy)
Final concord made in the king's court at Westminster in the octave of St. John the Baptist, in the 18th year of Edward III's reign over England, and the 5th over France; before John de Stonore, William de Shareshull', Roger Hillarie, Richard de Kellechull' and Richard de Willoughby, justices
Between John de Stonford, plaintiff and
Nicholas Poyntz of Curymalet, knight
John de Berweby, chaplain
Hamo Berworthy, deforciants
Concerning the manors of Wollecombe Tracy [in Mortehoe], Stonford, Bremelrygge [Bremridge in South Molton], and Wydeyate [in North Molton], and 3 carucates of land and 70 shillings of rent, in Northcote, Froggemer, Crakeway and Barnstaple
John de Stonford acknowledges the aforesaid premises to be the right of Nicholas, and to be held by Nicholas, John and Hamo by the gift of John de Stonford. And Nicholas, John and Hamo grant the premises to John de Stonford, for life, and after his death they are to go
to William le Fitz Waryn, of Brythlegh', and Joan, his wife, to have and to hold for ever.
Paper.
Endorsed 'To Mr. Henrie Chechester geve these at Arlingt'.'

MORTEHOE: SOUTH MOLTON  50/11/29/17  22 December, 1359 33 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Isabella, formerly wife of Simon de Roges, knight, and Nicholas Mareis
-to-
William Fitz Waryn of Brightlegh', and Joan, his wife
All their right and title in the manors of Wollecombe Tracy [in Mortehoe] and Bremelrigge [in South Molton], and also in all lands and tenements in Radewaye [Roadway in Mortehoe] and Barnstaple
Witnesses: Theobald de Grenevyll', Ralph Beaupel, Robert Cruwys, knights, William Inscote, John Chelfham
Date: Southmolton', Sunday next before the Nativity of the Lord, in the 33rd year of Edward III
Seals of Isabella and Nicholas, both round, red, armorial, surrounded by legend. On parchment tags.

MORTEHOE  50/11/29/18  5 October, 1376 50 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Yolenta, formerly wife of William Hurt', widow
-to-
William Fitz Waryn of Brithlegh', and Joan, his wife
All right and title in all lands and tenements in Radewaye [Roadway] near the manor of Wollecomb' Tracy, and in the hundred of Braunton
Clause of warranty
No witnesses
Date: 5th October, in the 50th year of Edward III's a reign
Seal: round, black, seal of Yolenta, device (?), on parchment tag.

[no title]  50/11/30/1  [No date]

Conditions of access: UFP
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Scrap of paper, decayed, giving names of tenants, and annual value of lands in Wollacombe Tracy and elsewhere.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/2  8 Edward I [1279 or 80]

much decayed

Conditions of access: UFP

Contents:
Scrap of paper, in left-hand margin: "This note was had out of the Feodorie his booke". Gives lands held by John de [Tracy?] in Wulcombe, Radewaye, Burgh, Shottisburgh.

[no title]  50/11/30/3  12 September, 1491 7 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Gift, in frankalmoign (draft)
T. Gre', Richard Pol', N. Co', Thomas Spe', John Yeo and Thomas Mules
-to-
John Co', and Mary, his wife
Manors of Bri', Sn' and St', in parish of Al'; also messuages in Co' Me', in the parish of La', and Bilhole in the parish of ----, and Ni.St. George [George Nympton?]; also manors of Bre' Schop' and W.
Masses to be said for the souls of donors
The draft is very rough, all proper names being abbreviated, so that they cannot be identified
Endorsed: 'Wollacomb to Cobleigh'.
Paper.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/4  8 August, 1505 20 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Lewis Pollard, serjeant at law
-to-
Anthony Pollard
Manor of Morthoo, 8 messuages, 150 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 5 acres of wood, 200 acres of heath, and 10s of rent, in Morthoo and Penteknoll' (all these premises having been recovered by Lewis Pollard from John Forde, by writ of 'ingressum super disseisam in le post', and by John Forde, similarly from Thomas Pensoun')
Thomas Pollard and William Lugge appointed attorneys Seal of Lewis Pollard, shield-shaped, black, pictorial, on parchment tag, broken
There is a small separate strip of parchment, which was used to tie round the document.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/5  16 November, 1557 4 and 5, Philip and Mary
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Copy of Court Roll
Law Court of Manor of Wolacombe Tracye. Lord, John Gyffard, esq.
Walter Yeolaton' and David Rawle, son of Henry Rawle, dec'd admitted to the reversion of a tenement held by Juliana Mounsey and Alice Rawle, widows, during their widowhood
Consideration £16
Seal: vesica, red, armorial, on parchment tongue.

MORTEHOE: WEST DOWN: BITTADON  50/11/30/6  16 December, 1574 17 Elizabeth

Contents:
Bargain and Sale, and agreement to levy a fine
(1) John Gyffarde of Brightleghe, esq.
(2) Amys Chechester
Manor of Wollacombe Tracye; and all other lands of John Gyffarde, in Morthowe (except messuages called Stowfordecarder and Frogmere), Westdowne and Byttadyne
Consideration £550.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/7  16 December, 1574 17 Elizabeth
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in £1,000
John Gyffarde of Brightlegh, esq., and John Gyffarde, his son and heir, gent.
-to-
Amias Chichester, esq.
Condition: Performance of covenants contained in indentures of even date, between John Gyffarde, esq., and Amias Chichester, concerning the manor of Wollacombe Tracye.

MORTEHOE: WEST DOWN: BITTADON  50/11/30/8  19 December, 1574, 17 Elizabeth

Contents:
Feoffment, including letter of attorney
John Gyffarde of Brightleighe, esq.
-to-
Amys Chechester of Arlyngton, esq
Premises as in 50/11/30/6 (16th December, 1574)
Consideration: performance of covenants contained in indentures dated 16th December, 17 Elizabeth
Attorneys: Phyllippe Chechester and Phillippe Pyne
Endorsement: Livery of seisin.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/9  18 April, 1575 17 Elizabeth

Contents:
Feoffment to uses (indented)
Harry Collamore of Ilfurdcombe, yeo
-to-
Lawrence Somer and Rychard Pyttes
Lands in Twechyn and Faryndon.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/10  16 October, 1576 18 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
John Giffard of Brightleygh, esq, and John Giffard, his son and heir apparent
-to-
Amias Chechester, esq.
Wollocombe Tracye
Seals: Seal of John Giffard (the elder?), round, red, armorial, broken.
The other seal lost; both on parchment tags.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/11  27 January, 1588 30 Elizabeth

Contents:
Surrender
Nicholas Burie of Buryn Arber, esq.
-to-
John Colamoore
Closes of land called Farendon (c.20 acres) in Moortehooe.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/12a-c  17 May, 1588 30 Elizabeth
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
50/11/30/12b and 50/11/30/12c enclosed in 50/11/30/12a
Bonds in Latin and English

[no title or date]  50/11/30/12a

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Colemoore of Ilfardecomb, yeo.
(2) Henry Chechester of Alrington, esq.
3 closes of land in Twychin, in Moorthooe, called Churche Close, Grestone, and Blackebery Hayes (c.40 acres)
Consideration £80
Rent 10s

[no title or date]  50/11/30/12b

Contents:
John Colemoore's bond in £200 to Henry Chechester, 17th May, 1588, for the performance of covenants contained in above lease

[no title or date]  50/11/30/12c

Contents:
John Colemoore's bond in £100, 17th May, 1588, to Nicholas Bery and Henry Chechester, esq., for the performance of all acts necessary for the better assurance of all conveyances made to them of any lands in Twychin and Faryndon, in Morthooe.

HORWOOD: WESTLEIGH: ALVERDISCOTT: ST. GILES IN THE WOOD: YARNSCOMBE: WINKLEIGH: PUTFORD: BUCKLAND BREWER: BARNSTAPLE: MORTEHOE  50/11/30/13  19 January, 1594 36 Elizabeth

Contents:
Deed to lead the uses of a fine
(1) Arthure Pollarde of Horwoode, esq.,
Johane, his wife
(2) Hugh Fortescue of Weare Gyfforde, esq.
Manors of Horwoode alias Churche Horwoode, Waye, Putforde, Morthoowe alias Westmorthoowe, and Furseham; advowson and right of patronage of the church of Horwoode; and messuages, etc. of Arthure Pollarde in parishes given above, and in Waye [in St. Giles In the Wood?] and Fursham [in Drewsteignton?]
Consideration: a marriage between Arthure Pollarde and Johane, his wife, the daughter of Hugh Fortescue.

ARLINGTON: MORTEHOE  50/11/30/14a-b  ? [6 James I, 1608]

[no title or date]  50/11/30/14a

Document stained and almost illegible in parts.
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quietus for fines for recusancy entered in the Recusants' Roll from 4 to 6 James I, levied on Amias Chichester for 2 parts of the manors of Arlington and Wollacombe

[no title or date]  50/11/30/14b
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Enclosure. Note about the farm of 2 parts of the manor of Arlington - annual value £19 19s 3d, and of other lands in Devon, parcel of the possessions of Amias Chichester - £16 13s 3d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/15  20 April, 1618 16 James I

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) Arthur Pollard of Horwood, esq.
Hugh Pollard, son and heir apparent of above
(2) Amias Chichester of Alrington [Arlington], esq.
Manor of Moorthooe
Consideration £600
2 red, pendent seals, armorial, of Arthur and Hugh Pollard, on parchment tags.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/16  20 April, 1618 16 James I

Contents:
Feoffment, including Letter of Attorney
Arthur Pollard of Horwood, esq., and
Hugh Pollard, his son and heir apparent
-to-
Amias Chichester of Alrington, esq.
Manor of Moorthooe, and other tenements and messuages, including the Warren, and Pentknoll
Henry Wyat, gent., and John Whiddon, appointed as attorneys
Seals of Arthur and Hugh Pollard, round, red, armorial, on parchment tags.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/17  4 May, 1618; 16 James I

Contents:
Agreement
(1) Martyn Sanford of Yairnscombe, esq.
(2) Amias Chichester of Alrington, esq.
Agreement by Martyn Sanford not to enter into the manor of Moorthooe, bought or intended to be bought by Amias Chichester, although, by vertue of Statutes Merchant or Staple made to him, and judgements suffered in the king's courts, by Arthur Pollard of Horwood, Martyn Sanford has the right to extend all the manors and lands of the said Arthur Pollard
Seal of Martyn Sanford, oval, red, armorial, on parchment tag.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/18  10 July, 1622 20 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, etc.
(2) Sir Robert Chichester of Raleighe, Knight of the Bathe
Third part of the manor of Wollacombe, alias Wollacombe Tracey, in the hands of the Prince by reason of the minority of Henrie Chichester, esq., the Prince's ward, eldest son and heir of Amias Chichester, esq., dec'd
Consideration 10s
Rent £5
Fragment of seal of Court of Wards and Liveries.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/19  31 January, 1623 20 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, etc.
(2) Sir Robert Chichester of Raleigh, Knight of the Bath
Third of Manor of Wollacombe, alias Wollacombe Tracey
Consideration £3 6s 8d
Rent £5
Fragment of seal of Court of Wards and Liveries (red), on parchment tag.

MORTEHOE: ARLINGTON  50/11/30/20  3 March, 1625 22 James I

Document decayed in parts.

Conditions of access: UFP

Contents:
Lease in trust
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Edward Pyne of Eastdowne, esq.
Phillip Wyot of the Inner Temple, London, esq.
(3) Marie Chichester
Anne Chichester
Susan Chichester
Elizabeth Chichester
Katherine Chichester, all sisters of the said John Chichester
Messuages called Woollacombe, otherwise Woollacombe Tracie, and Faringden, in Mortehooe; and messuage called Halfe, in Alrington, with common of pasture on Alrington Downe
Rent 20s
Seals: armorial seals of John Chichester and Edward Pyne - the rest missing.
Endorsed: Memorandum that Edward Pyne and Phillip Wyot, 8th October, 7 Charles I [1631], surrendered up their term in the within-named premises, on condition that John Chichester paid to his sisters, Anne, Susan, Elizabeth and Katherine Chichester the several sums of money mentioned in the lease

MORTEHOE: ARLINGTON: EAST DOWN: BRATTON FLEMING: CRUWYS MORCHARD  50/11/30/21  4 June, 1627 3 Charles I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Survey of the manors and other lands of Henry Chichester, esq., lately dec'd, taken before John Were, esq., feodary of the king for the county of Devon
Manors of Wollacombe alias Wollacombe Tracie [in Mortehoe], and Arlington; a messuage, a garden, 10 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, 7 acres of pasture, and 2 acres of wood, in East Downe, a messuage, a garden, 14 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 10 acres of pasture and 2 acres of wood, in Bratton Fleminge; a messuage and 150 acres of land in Cruse Morchard; a messuage and 32 acres of land called Shattesborough, in Morthoe.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/22  18 March, 1642 17 Charles I

Conditions of access: UFP

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Silvester Mansell of Mortehooe, husbandman
Emme Mansell, his wife
Anne Mansell, their daughter
Cottage called Wollacombe Chaple, the Chaple Hille, and the garden adjoining, in the manor of Wollacombe Tracie
Consideration: a surrender of the above premises
Rent 3s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/30/23  10 July, 1666 18 Charles II

Conditions of access: UFP

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Collamore of Mortehoe, yeo.
2 tenements and a quarry in the manor of Mortehoe
Consideration: surrender, by lessee, of all title to the premises which he had by a deed dated 16th September, 14 Charles II [1662]
Rent 24s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/1  nd
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Extracts from rolls of Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer
Extracts relating to the Manor of Wolacombe Tracye, taken from 4 Edward VI, Michaelmas Term, Ro.4, 2 Edward VI, Michaelmas Term, Ro. 62, and 18 Elizabeth, Hilary Term, Ro.21
At foot of page: 'The discharge for respect of homage and suite at Court to be due in theschecker for the Manor of Wollacombe Tracye holden as above doth appeare by judgement among theschecker recordes in Hillary Terme anno tertio Regis Jacobi where it is to be seene'.
4 pages (2-4 blank) Paper

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/2  27 July, 1559 1 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Gyfford of Bryghtlegh, esq.
-to-
Johane Chichester, wife of Amyse Chichester of Arlyngton, esq.
A tenement in the manor of Wollacombe Tracye
Rent £4 4s 10d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/3  10 March, 1567 9 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Gyfforde of Bryghtleyghe, esq.
-to-
Thomas Welye, Cecelye, his wife, and John, their son
Tenement in Wollacombe Trasye, in Mortehowe
Consideration £12
Rent 11s 10d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/4  1 July, 1580 22 Elizabeth

Contents:
Surrender
Thomas Welye, and Cicelye, his wife
-to-
Henry Chechester, esq.
Messuage in Woollacombe Trasye
Consideration 40 marks.
Paper

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/5  18 February, 1585 27 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Colemore of Yard, yeo.
(2) Robart Griffyn
Agnes, his wife
Tenement in Shattisborough
Consideration £26 13s 4d
Rent 25s 8d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/6a-c  23 December, 1586 29 Elizabeth

Contents:
Demise and Counterpart

[no title or date]  50/11/31/6a,c

Contents:
(1) John Colemore, the elder of Ilfardcombe, yeo.
(2) Nicholas Bury of Burynarber, esq.
Henry Chechester of Arlington, esq.
Closes of land and pasture called Farendon (c.20 acres); also the closes of land called Twychen
Consideration £240

[no title or date]  50/11/31/6b

Contents:
Enclosure (in Demise) John Colemore's Bond in £40, 23 December, 29 Elizabeth, for performing the covenants contained in above indentures.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/7  28 March, 1587 29 Elizabeth

Contents:
Demise
(1) John Colemore, the elder, of Ilfardcombe, yeo.
(2) Nicholas Bury of Burynarber, esq.
Henry Chechester of Arlington, esq.
Closes of land in Twechyn - the Churche Close, (c.18 acres), Stertes Feete and the Crooked Close, (c.18 acres), the Quarry Parke (c.18 acres)
Consideration £100
Rent: 1 wheate corne.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/8  29 January, 1588 30 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Colemore of Ilfardcomb', yeo.
(2) Henry Chechester of Alrington, esq.
Closes of land and pasture called Farendon (c.20 acres)
Consideration 100 marks
Rent 10s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/9  21 May, 1588 30 Elizabeth

Contents:
Mortgage, for £24 6s 8d (by enfeoffment)
(1) John Colemore of Ilfardcomb, yeo.
(2) Thomas Isacke
3 closes of land and pasture in Twechyn, Morthoo (c.40 acres) called the Quarry Parke, and the Easter Ground
Hugh Langdon and Mathew Kryll appointed attorneys of John Colemore, to take and deliver seisin.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/10  10 October, 1588 30 Elizabeth

Contents:
Bargain and Sale, and Covenant to Levy a Fine
(1) John Colemore of Ilfardcombe, yeo.
(2) Ames Chechester, son and heir apparent of Henry Chechester of Alryngton, gent.
Messuages in Shattisborough and Morthoo; and 2 closes of land and pasture called Farrendon (c.20 acres), and 4 closes of land in Twechyn, called the Churche Close, Grestone, Blackebery Hayes and Greneven Meadowe (c.40 acres)
Consideration £54.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/11  20 October, 1588 30 Elizabeth

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
John Colemore of Ilfardcombe
-to-
Ames Chechester, son and heir apparent of Henry Chechester of Alryngton, gent.
Premises as for 50/11/31/10 (10 October, 1588)
Attorneys: Edward Chechester, gent., and John Carder, to deliver seisin.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/12a-b  6 March, 1594 36 Elizabeth

Contents:
Mortgage for £14 and Counterpart
(1) John Colemore of Ilfardcombe, yeo.
(2) Thomas Tocker of Ilfardcombe
Walter Tocker of Morthoe, both husbandmen
Moity of messuages in Shattisboroughe
Rent 1d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/13  [c.1596]

Contents:
Memorandum of an agreement made between Ames Chechester and John Colemore
Tenement in Shattysborough.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/14  5 April, 1597 39 Elizabeth

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
Thomas Tocker of Ilfardcombe, and Walter Tocker of Morthooe, both husbandmen
-to-
Ames Chechester, esq.
Moitie or halfendeall of messuages in Shattysboroughe.
Paper

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/15  11 October, 1597 39 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) Ames Chechester of Alrington, esq.
(2) David Rawle
Helene, his wife
Gartrad, their daughter
Tenement in the manor of Wollacombe Tracye
Consideration £35
Rent 5s 2d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/16  10 March, 1601 43 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) Ames Chechester of Alrington, esq.
Willyam Burgoyn
Balthazar Bottler, gent.
(2) George Harrys
Agnes, his wife
Johane Harrys, their daughter
Messuages in manor of Wollacomb' Tracy, in Morthoo
Consideration £20
Rent 11s 10d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/17  20 July, 1603 1 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Amias Chechester of Alrington, esq.
William Burgoyn
Balthazar Butteler, gent.
(2) Marye Ellyot, daughter of Nicholas Ellyot of Georgeham, husbandman
Tenement containing a farthing of land
Consideration £20
Rent 21s 8d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/18  14 October, 1605 3 James I

Right-hand and bottom margins have been cut off, and there is a cut in the middle, but none of the writing is missing.

Contents:
Lease
(1) Arthur Pollard of Horrowd, esq.
Johane, his wife
(2) Thomas Colemore of Luscott in Braunton, yeo.
Woods called Penteknolle, and a close of land adjoining
Consideration £80
Rent 20s

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/19  16 August, 1611 9 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Ames Chechester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Phillippe Mules of Morthoo, yeo.
Elizabeth, his wife
William, their son
Messuages in the manor of Wollacombe Tracy; also 4 closes of land, called the Churchaparke, Blackberry Hayes, Graystones and Grenaven Meade (c.42 acres)
Consideration £73 6s 8d
Rent 33s 8d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/20  1611 or 1612 9 James I

Document stained, and much of it cut or torn away.

Contents:
Lease
(1) Amias Chechester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Atlye
Messuage in Wollacombe
Consideration £29
Rent 26s 8d

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/21  20 July, 1614 12 James I

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) Arthur Pollard of Horwode, esq.
(2) Robert Bryant of Horwode, clarke
William Barnacott of Fremington, yeo.
House, warren, lands, etc. called the Warren
Consideration £20.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/22  15 November, 1614 12 James I

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Nicholas Chichester, gent.
(2) Amias Chichester, esq., brother of above
Woollacombe Mille in Woollacombe Tracie
Consideration £35
Paper

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/23  7 October, 1617 15 James I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Amias Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Emme Skynner, daughter of Walter Skynner, of Morthooe
Tenement or cottage called Wollacombe Chaple, the Chaple Hill, and a garden adjoining
Consideration £8
Rent 3s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/24  17 November, 1653

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Roger Garland of Mortehoe, husbandman
Tenement, with lands belonging in Shatisborough
Consideration: surrender of an estate in the tenement; and £80
Rent 26s 8d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/25  10 July, 1659

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Garrett Dillon of Moorthooe, gent.
Greistwater Mill in Wollacomb Tracy, and piece of ground called the Fort Hill, on the northeast side of the mill
Rent 2s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/26  2 November, 1686 2 James II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Thomas Garland of Moorthooe
Walter Garland of Ilfardcombe, both husbandmen
Tenement in Shattisborough
Consideration £60
Rent 26s 8d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/27  5 October, 1713 12 Anne

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Mary Coghlan, widow
(2) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Premises as for 50/11/31/25 (10 July, 1659)
Consideration £8.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/28  24 June, 1715 1 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Robert Collamore of Morthooe, yeo.
Harrisses tenement
Consideration £150, and 2 guineas
Rent £1 4s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/31/29  10 July, 1718 4 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Daniel Lewes of Ilfordcombe, yeo.
Goardens tenement in the village of Morthooe
Consideration £120, and 2 guineas
Rent 16s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/1a-b  3 February, 1598 40 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart of Lease
(1) Arthur Pollarde of Horwood, esq.
(2) Robert Briton parochians of parish of Morthoo
William Loveringe parochians of parish of Morthoo
Richard Shephurde parochians of parish of Morthoo
Harry Mules parochians of parish of Morthoo
William Bale parochians of parish of Morthoo
Gregory Stephen parochians of parish of Morthoo
Walter Tooker parochians of parish of Morthoo
Hugh Briton parochians of parish of Morthoo
Richard Williams parochians of parish of Morthoo
Walter Skinner parochians of parish of Morthoo
William Heddon parochians of parish of Morthoo
Edward Tooker parochians of parish of Morthoo
Messuage called the Church-house
Consideration £3
Rent 4d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/2  9 January, 1637 12 Charles I

Document somewhat decayed.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
(2) Georg Incledon of Morthooe, yeo.
Thomas Incledon, his son
Anne Langden (daughter of Elizabeth Langden of Georgeham, widow) whom Thomas Incledon intends to marry
Tenement in Morthooe
Consideration £80, and the surrender by Georg
Incledon of above premises
Rent 24s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/3  10 December, 1642 18 Charles I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Allrington, esq.
(2) Hugh Raymor of Eastdowne, husbandman
Messuages in manor of Wollacomb Tracy
Consideration £25
Rent 11s 10d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/4  3 November, 1679 31 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Phare of Westdowne, husbandman
Messuages
Consideration: surrender by John Phare of his right in the above premises, which he had by virtue of a deed, 2 December, 30 Charles II [1678]
Rent 24s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/5  26 March, 1680 32 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Christopher Fleming of Wollacombe Tracy, Moortehoe, husbandman
A tenement in Wollacombe Tracy
Consideration £90
Rent 10s 10d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/6  30 June, 1680 32 Charles II

Contents:
Assignment of Lease (26 March, 1680)
(1) Christopher Fleming of Wollacombe Tracy, Moortehoe, husbandman
(2) Edward Fleming, father of the said Christopher of Berinarbor
John Bonde of Moortehoe, husbandman
Premises as for 50/11/32/5 (26 March, 1680)
Rent 10s 10d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/7  14 November, 1682 34 Charles II

Contents:
Surrender
(1) Thomas Jeens of the parish of Allgate, Middlesex
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Tenement in Wollacombe Tracy
Consideration £20.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/8  26 March, 1683 35 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Edward Hearding of Mortehoe, carpenter
Tenement in Woollacombe Tracy, with the hedge at the southwest end of the close behind the dwelling house
Consideration £48
Rent 5s 2d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/9  21 November, 1683 35 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Pearse of Timberscombe, Sombrsett [Somerset] John Comer of Arlington
2 tenements in Wollacombe Tracy, containing about one farthing of land
Consideration: performance of a covenant contained in an indenture dated 20 June, 1654 (parties given)
Rent 21s 8d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/10a-b  1 June, 1696 8 William III

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Mules of Morthooe, yeo.
The Warren, next to Moortstone
Consideration £110, and 3 guineas in gold
Rent 7s
Right-hand margin of Counterpart is decayed, and some words are missing.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/11a-b  28 March, 1700 12 William III

[no title or date]  50/11/32/11a

Contents:
Lease, as security for payment of £400
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Chichester, his son
Wollacomb Barton, and 4 other tenements

[no title or date]  50/11/32/11b

Contents:
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Chichester, his son
Wollacomb Barton, and 4 other tenements

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/12  1 November, 1701 13 William III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Richard Pile of Woollacombe Tracy, husbandman
House called the Chappell, with garden, and a little sandy ground belonging to it
Consideration £8
Rent 2s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/13  31 August, 1703

Contents:
Agreement by John Rowe, Prudence Chichester and Thomas Berrie, administrators of the personal estate of John Chichester, dec'd, intestate, to pay a debt of £400, owed by the said John Chichester to William Bampfield, Rector of Arlington, out of the assets of the intestate's personal estate, and not out of Woollacombe Barton, and 4 other tenements, which premises were leased, by an indenture dated 20 March, 12 William III [1700], to John Chichester, the son.
[Probably the indenture referred to is one dated 28 March, 12 William III].

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/14a-b  18 April, 1704 3 Anne

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Mules of Morthooe, yeo.
Mounseys tenement
Consideration £70
Rent £1.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/15  10 October, 1706 5 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Edward Hearding of Woollacomb Tracy, Morthooe, husbandman
The Church House, and a piece of land in Woollacomb Tracy called Kite Neaste (c.4 acres)
Consideration £27
Rent 4s 4d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/16a-b  16 October, 1714 1 George I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Robert Collamore, the elder, of Morthooe, husbandman
Messuage now in occupation of Robert Collamore
Consideration: surrender of above premises, £90, and 2 Crowns and Scepters
Rent £1 4s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/17  18 November, 1719 6 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Robert Collamore, the elder, of Morthoe, yeo.
Messuages late in possession of John Phare
Consideration £40, and 1 Crown and Scepter
Rent 24s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/18a-b  28 November, 1719 6 George I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Henry Mules of Morthoe, yeo.
Tenements in Shattisborough
Consideration £52 10s, and 1 Crown and Scepter
Rent £1 6s 8d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/19  16 December, 1721 8 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Robert Collamore, of Morthooe, yeo.
Messuages called Woollacombe Tracy
Consideration £860, and 4 broad pieces of gold
Rent £5 8s 4d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/20  2 February, 1732 [1733] 6 George II

Contents:
Assignment of residue of lease in trust (10 October, 1706)
(1) Charles Fleming of Westdowne, yeo.
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(3) Henry Beavis of Barnstaple, gent.
Messuage in Woollacombe Tracy
Consideration £42.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/21  22 April, 1736 9 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Dewey of Arlington, his servant
Messuage in Woollacombe Tracy
Consideration £43
Rent 10s 10d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/22  9 August, 1740 14 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Robert Lewis of Morthoe, husbandman
Premises as in 50/11/32/1 (3 February, 1597)
Consideration £7 7s
Rent 4s
Endorsed: a note that part of the premises had been omitted from deed, i.e. c.4 acres of land in Woollacomb Tracy, called Kite Neast; rent 3s 4d, as specified in a former lease.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/23  4 April, 1764 4 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Captain William Smith of Ilfordcoomb, mariner
The Home Tenement
Consideration 1 Joannes, and £194 4s
Rent £1 4s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/24  4 April, 1764 4 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Captain William Smith of Ilfordcoomb, mariner
Messuage on the north-west side of Morthoe parish church
Consideration 1 Joannes and £180 4s
Rent £1 4s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/25  13 November, 1764 5 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Smith of Ilfordcoomb, mariner
Mounseys Tenement
Consideration: 2 double Joanness, and £52 16s
Rent £1.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/26a-b  10 November, 1770 11 George III

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Irwin of Ilfordcombe, yeo.
Messuage, and a house and garden, in Woollacombe
Consideration: 2 double Joannes, and £232 16s.
With 50/11/32/26c-d enclosed

LUCCOMBE (Somerset)  50/11/32/26c-d  8 April, 1785

[no title or date]  50/11/32/26c

Contents:
Enclosure of 50/11/32/26a-b
Assignment of Securities of a Mortgage, held in Trust under the Will of William Irwin, late of Combmartin, gent., dec'd
(1) George Hutchings of Sherwill, yeo.
(2) Charles Lerwill of Combmartin, yeo.
Messuage and tenement called Hanger Cleave, Parsleys, and Harridge, in East Luckham

[no title or date]  50/11/32/26d

Contents:
Enclosure: scrap of paper with some accounts.
Of 50/11/32/26a-b

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/27a-e  10 November 1770 11 George III

Contents:
50/11/32/27b - 50/11/32/27e are separate slips of paper, sewn to the bottom of 50/11/32/27a.

[no title or date]  50/11/32/27a

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) William Irwin of Ilfordcorabe, yeo.
Messuage in Woollacombe; and another called Mortwarren, near Mortstone.
Consideration: 3 double Joannes; and £144 12s; and the further sum of £144 12s.
Rent: £1 9s.

[no title or date]  50/11/32/27b

Contents:
Receipt, dated 31 December 1770, for £279, paid by William Irwin as the first payment of his fine for estates in Mortehoe.

[no title or date]  50/11/32/27c

Contents:
Receipt, dated 30 September 1772, for £122 paid by William Irwin on account of his fine for estates granted by John Chichester.

[no title or date]  50/11/32/27d

Contents:
Agreement by William Irwin, dated 31 December 1770, to pay John Chichester £261, being the second payment of his fine for estates in Mortehoe.

[no title or date]  50/11/32/27e

Contents:
Receipt, dated 8 October 1771, for £139, paid by William Irwin as part of his second payment of a fine for estates bought of John Chichester.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/28  29 March 1773 13 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Bale junior of Morthoe, yeo.
Meadow called Pentiknole Meadow (5a.).
Consideration: 1 double Johannis, and £96 8s.
Rent: 10/-.

MORTEHOE  50/11/32/29  12 January 1810

Contents:
Lease in trust
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Joseph Irwin of Ilfracombe, yeo.
George Irwin of Morthoe, yeo.
Robert Ransey of Ilfracombe, cordwainer
William Knight of Combmartin, yeo.
(3) William Lerwill of Ilfracombe, yeo.
Messuages called Phares (52a.), Home Living (50a.); piece of ground called Mortwarren near Mortstone; another called Bunehive; gardens called Gordons Gardens (2½a.).
Consideration: surrender of messuages called late Saunders's and Mortwarren, and late Mares and late Peter Hardings.
Rent: for Home Living and Mortwarren, £1 11s; and for Phares, Bunehive and Gordons Gardens, £1 9s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/1  18 March, 1714 [1715] 1 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Simon Crascomb of Braunton, yeo.
Piece of land called Penteknowl Meadow
Consideration £50 and 1 guinea
Rent 10s.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/2  6 March, 1716 2 George I

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Meer of Westdown, blacksmith
Dinnacombs Tenement in Woollacomb
Consideration £100, and 3 guineas
Rent 1s 8d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/3  15 September, 1756 30 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Elizabeth Tallin of Morthoe, widow
(3) William Collamore of the parish aforesaid, yeo.
(4) John Peard of Braunton, merchant
Agnes, his wife
Messuages, barton, etc. called Wollocombe Tracey
Consideration: surrender of a lease, dated 16 December, 8 George I [1721] for the above messuages, and £300
Rent £5 8s 4d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/4  4 April, 1764 4 George III

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Captain William Smith of Ilfordcomb, mariner
Messuage called Harris's
Consideration 1 Joannes, and £40 4s 0d
Rent £1 4s 0d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/5  22 February, 1765 5 George III

Contents:
Lease in Trust
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Amos Joce of Landkey, yeo.
(3) Peter Hearding of Morthoe, yeo.
4 closes called Churchaparke, Blacberry Haies, Graystones and Grenaven Meadow, in the manor of Woollacombe Tracy (c.42 acres)
Consideration: 2 double Joannesses and £232 16s
Rent £1 1s 8d.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/6  29 September, 1791 31 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Henry Thorne of Morthoe, yeo.
Mules's Tenement, part of the manor of Wollacombe
Rent £32

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/7  16 March, 1805

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) John Irwin, the younger, of Ilfracombe, yeo.
Messuage called Shaftesbury (c.56 acres)
Rent £48.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/8  20 January, 1810

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) George Irwin of Morthoe, yeo.
Messuages called Gorden's and Harris's (c.90 acres in all)
Rent £55 yearly for first 7 years, and sum to be fixed by 2 indifferent persons for remaining 7 years.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/9a-d  22 May, 1826

Contents:
50/11/33/9b-d enclosed in 50/11/33/9a

[no title or date]  50/11/33/9a

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) Robert Pepperell Madge of Eastbrook Cottage, Barliscombe, esq.
Woolacombe Barton
Rent £500

[no title or date]  50/11/33/9b

Contents:
Incomplete draft of 50/11/33/9a

[no title or date]  50/11/33/9c

Contents:
Terms of agreement for a lease of Woollacombe Barton from J.P.B. Chichester, esq., to Lieut. Madge, 26 February, 1826

[no title or date]  50/11/33/9d

Contents:
Plan of buildings, annexed to 50/11/33/9c.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/10  4 November, 1833

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
(2) John Langdon of Heanton Punchardon, yeo.
Woollacombe Barton, with limekiln and cottages belonging, and about ¾ of Pentenowl Wood
Rent £360, and (depending on the price of wheat) after 1843, £40 more per annum.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/11  12 December, 1833

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) George Irwin
George Irwin, the younger, both of Morthoe, yeo.
Messuages called Phare's, Mountjoy's, Harris's; part of Gordons Tenement and a fourth of Pentyknowl Wood
Rent £95

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/12a-e  26 March, 1852

Contents:
50/11/33/12b-e enclosed in 50/11/33/12a

[no title or date]  50/11/33/12a

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwaite of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees of an indenture of settlement, dated 9 August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) John Stanbury of Braunton, cornfactor and miller
Woollacombe Barton, and Twitchen Overland (c.757 acres)
Rent £460

[no title or date]  50/11/33/12b

Contents:
Conditions for letting above premises, 21 November, 1851 (Printed)
Parties: Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester, bart., and John Stanbury

[no title or date]  50/11/33/12c

Contents:
Copy (April 21, 1858) of Memorandum of agreement with John Stanbury as to wreck and insurance of Woollacombe. March 26, 1852

[no title or date]  50/11/33/12d

Contents:
'October 6, 1854. Agreement with Mr. Stanbury as to delivery of timber for water wheel, etc. at Woollacombe. Duplicate'
Also 4 leaves of accounts relating to timber

[no title or date]  50/11/33/12e

Contents:
January 10, 1873
Conditions for letting premises as in 50/11/33/12a
Parties: Sir Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester, bart. and John Stanbury
Rent £500
Printed
List of rooms to be reserved in lease of Woollacombe is annexed.

MORTEHOE  50/11/33/13  18 May, 1854

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Robert Bruce Chichester of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, esq.
Thomas Thistlethwayte of Southwick Park, Hants, esq., both trustees of an indenture dated 9 August, 1838 (parties given)
(2) George Irwin
John Chugg, both of Morthoe Town Farm, yeo.
Morthoe Town Farm, otherwise Mountjoy's, Phare's, part of Gordon's and Harris's and Homeliving and Mortwarren Tenement, also Duke's House, Pentenowl Meadow, and the undergrowth of a fourth part of Pentenowl Wood (c.236 acres described in schedule)
Rent £180.

LYNTON  50/11/34/1  4 May 1516 8 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
David Dier the younger
to
Hugh Culme
Messuages, lands, tenements, etc. in Westylkerton.
Clause of warranty.
Attorney: Thomas Parker.
Witnesses: Nicholas Del[un?]e, Humphrey Ca[lwodelegh?], Robert Birte, George Donne and Robert Corner.

LYNTON  50/11/34/2  25 December 1707 6 Anne

Contents:
Lease (copy)
(1) John Short of Exon, gent.
(2) Thomas Crocombe of Linton, husbandman
Messuage in the parish and manor of Linten.
Consideration: £32, and half a guinea.
Rent: 4/-.

LYNTON  50/11/34/3  16 July 1726 12 George I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Short of Kenn, esq.
(2) Thomas Crocombe of Linton, husbandman
Messuage in the parish and manor of Linton.
Consideration: £21.
Rent: 4/-.

LYNTON  50/11/34/4  26 July 1726 12 George I

Contents:
Mortgage for £27
(1) Thomas Crocombe of Lynton, husbandman
(2) George Ley of Marwood, gent.
Messuage in the parish and manor of Lynton.
Paper

LYNTON  50/11/34/5  9 June 1729 2 George II

Contents:
Assignment of Mortgage, for £27 13s.
(1) George Ley of Marwood, gent.
(2) Catharine Chichester of Arlington, widow
Messuage in the parish and manor of Lynton.
Recites Mortgage of said premises, dated 26 July 1726, for £27 13s 6d.
Paper

LYNTON: PARRACOMBE  50/11/34/6  9 June 1729 2 George II

Contents:
Mortgage for £36
(1) Thomas Crocomb of Lynton, husbandman Margaret Crocomb his wife
(2) Catherin Chichester of Arlington, widow
Messuage in the parish and manor of Lynton, and third part of a tenement called Hicheepark, in Parracomb.
Recites Bond of even date, in £72.
Paper

[no title]  50/11/34/7  9 June 1729 2 George II

Contents:
Bond in £72
Thomas Crocombe of Lynton, husbandman Margaret Crocombe his wife
to
Catherin Chichester of Arlington, widow
Condition of the obligation: payment of £36.

LYNTON  50/11/34/8  25 July 1746 20 George II

Contents:
Release of Equity of Redemption
(1) Thomas Crocombe of Lynton, husbandman
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Messuage in the parish and manor of Lynton.
Also a Bond in £20, dated 14 December 1745, assigned.

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/1  18 February 1682 34 Charles II

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir Thomas Berrie of Northam, kt.
John Courteney of Molland
Edward Lovett of Taustocke
John Carland of Marwood
John Berrie of Berrinarber, esqs.
(2) Edward Tregeare of Mattinhooe, thecher
Cottage called Kittatare.
Consideration: £6 15s.
Rent: 3/4

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/2  10 March 1688 4 James II

A corner of document, including part where premises are described, has been torn away.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Berrie of Berrinarber, esq.
(2) Agnes Pyle daughter of George Pyle of Mattinhooe, yeo.
[Cottage?] and tenement in Mattinhooe.
Consideration: £13.
Rent: 2/-.

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/3  29 December 1690 2 William and Mary

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Berrie of Berrinarber, esq.
(2) John Hawkwell of Brendon, husbandman
Tenement in the parish of Mattinhooe, with common rights on the wastes and common of the said John Berrie.
Consideration: £73.
Rent: 8/10.

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/4  29 September 1696 8 William II

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Berrie of Berrinarber, esq.
Christopher Lethbridge of Pilton, gent.
(2) John Hawkwill of Mattinhoe, yeo.
Wood called Thorne Wood (20a., boundaries given).
Rent: 7/6.
Paper

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/5  31 August 1704 3 Anne

Contents:
Lease
(1) Thomas Berrie of Berrynarber, esq.
Christopher Lethbridge of Pilton, esq.
(2) Walter Lock of Parracombe, yeo.
Messuage in Kemacott, with all lands belonging (except for 2 acres of wood called Millwood).
Consideration: surrender of two former leases, dated 15 May 1700, and 20 September 1653; also £30.
Rent: 8/-.

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/6  23 June 1733 7 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) William Paston of Horton, Glos., esq.
Mary his wife
John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
(2) Anthony Berry of Martinhoe, yeo.
Rooms, closes, and pieces of land, (all specified), being parcels of a messuage in Martinhoe Town within the manor of Martinhoe.
Consideration: £30, and a Portuguese gold coin called a John.
Rent: 10/-.

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/7  9 June 1743 16 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) William Paston of Horton, Glos., esq.
Mary his wife
John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
(2) John Fry of Martinhoe, husbandman
Tenement called Kittatare, in the parish and manor of Martinhoe.
Consideration: £32 11s.
Rent: 3/4.

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/8  4 December 1752 26 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
(2) Joan Bromham of Martinhoe, widow
Messuage at Martinhoe-Town; and close of land being one fourth part of a parcel of land called Radwood; and parcel of wood (2½a.) lying on the west side of Kemmacot-Common.
Consideration: 2 Portuguese gold coins called 'Johns', and £130.
Rent: 16/-.

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/9  4 December 1752 26 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
(2) James Colley of Paracombe, clerk
Parcels of a messuage in Martinhoe-Town (consisting of rooms, out-houses, closes of land, etc., all specified).
Consideration: a Portuguese gold coin called a Double John, and £31 8s.
Rent: 10/-.

MARTINHOE  50/11/35/10a-c  10 May 1753 26 George II

[no title or date]  50/11/35/10a,b

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq. Elizabeth his wife
(2) William Dewey of Arlington, gent.
Messuage at Kennacott; and lime-kiln lately erected and buildings in erecting the lower part of Whiddiby; and 12 acres of the common or waste ground adjoining the said kiln, to be enclosed from the other part of the said common.
Consideration: Portuguese gold coin called a Double John, and £26 8s.
Rent: 2/6.

[no title or date]  50/11/35/10c

Contents:
Enclosed with Lease:
Letter, dated from Horton, 9th June, addressed to John Chichester, esq., at Arlington, and signed "Your most affectionate sister M. Paston".
The letter is a personal one and does not appear to be connected with the lease it is enclosed with, though it does refer to a lease.

MARWOOD  50/11/36/1  1460 or 1461 [?]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Alice Herte of Morhe, widow
to Henry [W?]ayat's, Isabell' his wife, and John their son
her tenement in kyngysheanton which William Smythyston formerly held there, to hold for their lives.
Rent: 8/-.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: William Merewode, William Chawntterell' and John Harry.
Date: Kynyshaunton, Saturday before the feast of St. Peter, 39 Henry VI.
39 Henry VI extends only from 1 September 1460 - 4 March 1461. There are 3 feasts of St. Peter - Petrus ad Vincula, 1 August, Petrus in cathedra in Antiochia, 22 February, and Petrus Mediolanus, 29 April; if the regnal year is correct the second must be the one meant, and the date would then be 21 February 1461. But it is possible that a mistake has been made, either in the name of the saint, or else in the regnal year.

MARWOOD  50/11/36/2  8 April 1472 12 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Thomas Beaumont of Saunton, John Talbot, esq., Richard Baker, clerk, John Incledon and James Verier
to
John Harry of Kyngesheaunton in the manor of Braunton Abbots
Messuages, lands and tenements in Kyngesheaunton, to hold for 80 years.
Rent: 23/-.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: William Merwode, Thomas Rokebeare, Thomas Tomelyn', William Smythston, Thomas Pynme.
3 seals, 1 armorial.

MARWOOD  50/11/36/3  30 April 1511 3 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
John Raymond
to
William Cockeshed
Messuages, lands and tenements in Kyngesheaunton.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: John Bery of Collston, esq.,
John Dobbe, gent., John Hurton.

MARWOOD  50/11/36/4  10 February 1612 9 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Gertrude Chechester, daughter of Phillip Chechester, late of Saunton, in the parish of Braunton, esq., dec'd
(2) Ames Chechester of Arlington otherwise Alrington, gent.
Moiety of messuages in Kings Heaunton.
Consideration: 40 marks.
Rent: 11/6.

MARWOOD  50/11/36/5  16 March 1616 13 James I

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
(1) Garthrede Chichester, daughter of Phillip Chichester, esq. late of Saunton in the parish of Braunton, dec'd
(2) Edward Chichester, son of Amias Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Moiety of messuages in Kingesheaunton and Prixworthie.
Consideration: £70.
Attorneys: Henry Chichester, gent., and John Whiddon.

MARWOOD  50/11/36/6  7 June 1616 14 James I

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Amias Chichester of Arlington, esq.
to
Edward Chichester, his son Moiety of messuages in Kingesheaunton and Prixewoorthie.
Attorneys: Henry Chichester, gent., and John Whiddon.

MARWOOD  50/11/36/7  22 June 1616 14 James I

Contents:
Surrender
(1) Anthony Harrye of Marwood, husbandman Johane his wife
John Newcourte, gent.
Marie his wife
(2) Edward Chichester, gent., son of Amias Chichester, esq.
Messuages in Kingesheaunton and Prixworthie, in the manor of Braunton Abbattes.
Consideration: £500.

MARWOOD  50/11/36/8  14 October 1616 14 James I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Exemplification of a Recovery taking place in the Court of the Manor of Braunton Abbots, 12 August 1616
John Wyott and John Whidden, demandants
Edward Chichester, gent., tenant
Amias Chichester, esq., Robert Dillon, gent.,
Gertrude Chichester, and Arthur Locks, vouchees
6 messuages, 7 gardens, 40 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture and 20 acres of heath, in Kingesheaunton, Prixworthie and Marwoode.

MARWOOD  50/11/36/9  2 July 1633 [9] Charles I

Contents:
Lease for 900 years
(1) Edward Chichester of Alrington, gent., son of Amias Chichester, esq., dec'd
(2) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
Messuages in Kingesheaunton and Prixworthie.
Consideration: £340.
Rent: 4d.

NORTH MOLTON  50/11/37/1  18 November 1721 8 George I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Nott of Treshcombe, gent.
(2) Jonas Follett of Knowstone, yeo.
Several parts of a messuage called Watergate in the manor of South Radworthy (consisting of part of dwelling-house, of out-houses, closes, etc., all specified).
Consideration: £5.
Rent: 2/6

NORTH MOLTON  50/11/37/2  24 June 1723 9 George I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir Coplestone Warwick Bampfylde, bart.
(2) William Rice of Northmolton, mason
Plot of waste ground in the borough of Northmolton (100ft. x 24ft., boundaries given).
Consideration: 2 guineas.
Rent: 3/-.

NORTH MOLTON  50/11/37/3  19 July 1740

Contents:
Mortgage for £20
(1) William Rice of Northmolton, mason
(2) Christopher Locke of the same, mason
New-built dwelling house and garden.
Paper

NORTH MOLTON  50/11/37/4  11 February 1741 14 George II

Contents:
Assignment of Mortgage for £20
(1) Christopher Locke of Northmolton, mason
(2) William Rice of Northmolton, mason
(3) Matthias Cruwys of Southmolton, gent.
Dwelling-house, garden and plot of ground.
Recites Lease dated 24 June 1723, and Mortgage, dated 19 July 1740.
Paper

[no title]  50/11/37/5  11 February 1741 14 George II

Contents:
Bond in £40
William Rice of Northmolton, mason
to
Matthias Cruwys of Southmolton, gent.
Condition of the obligation: Payment of £20, being the sum mentioned in indentures of even date.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/1  20 December 1610 8 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir Robert Chechester of Raleigh, Kt. of the Bath
(2) George Wyot of Heaunton Pounchardon, yeo.
Elizabeth White, daughter of John White late of Stokeryvers, dec'd, said George's intended wife
Messuages in North Woolley, with common of pasture on Gormersdowne, Reddowne and Middle Downe.
Consideration: £600.
Rent: 28/4.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/2a-b  25, 26 February 1667 19 Charles II

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) Sir John Chichester of Rawleigh, bart.
(2) Phillip Bowchier of Landkey, gent.
Messuages in North Woolley, with common of pasture on Gomersdowne, Reddowne and Middle Downe; also a wood called Burches Wood.
Consideration: £520.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/3a-b  19, 20 January 1672 23 Charles II

Contents:
Lease and Release
(1) Phillip Bowchier of Landkey, gent.
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Premises as for 50/11/38/2 (25, 26 February 1667).
Consideration: £720.

SHIRWELL: LOXHORE  50/11/38/4  30 May 1698 10 William III

Contents:
Mortgage for £650
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Nicholas Hooper of the Inner Temple, London, esq.
Messuages in Northwolley, with common of pasture on Gomersdowne, Redd downe and Middle downe, all in Sherwill; and Loxhore parke, in Loxhore.
Although the original sum mentioned is £650, the amount mortgagor covenants to repay is £689; and endorsed is a Memorandum dated 13 October 1699 that this mortgage deed is to be a security for £185 6s 8d, "beyond the within mentioned £650", amounting in all to £835 6s 8d.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/5a-b  16 April 1717 3 George I

Contents:
Lease and Counterpart
(1) Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Francis Joce of Sherwill, yeo.
Moiety of messuages in North Woolly (closes named) with common of pasture in Gormersdown, Reddown and Middledown.
Consideration: 1 broad piece of gold or 25/6, and £265.
Rent: 14/2.
Lease was used to wrap round 50/11/3.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/6  20 September 1745 19 George II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Francis Joce of Sherwill, yeo.
Moiety of messuages in North Woolly (names of closes given), with common of pasture on Gormers Downe, Reddowne and Middledown.
Consideration: £60 and one Double John.
Rent: 14/2.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/7  9 November 1763 4 George III

Contents:
Surrender (deed poll)
Mary Joce, widow and administratrix to Francis Joce of South Woolley in Sherwell, and also administratrix to Richard Joce brother of said Francis and likewise dec'd
to
John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
2 messuages, moieties of North Woolley (which Mary Joce was possessed of by virtue of two leases dated 16 April 1717).
Paper

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/8  10 November 1763 4 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Mary Joce, widow of Francis Joce sometime since of Sherwell, yeo., dec'd
Two divided moieties of North Woolley; also a coppice wood lying in the Great Meadow; and another coppice lying above the said meadow and adjoining to two pieces of ground called the Long Parks (2½a.); and another part of wood (boundaries given); also common of pasture on Gormers Down, Redd down and Middle down.
Consideration: surrender of above premises dated 9 November 1763; also one Double Joannes and £370 6s.
Rent: £1 8s 4d.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/9  12 August 1785 25 George III

Contents:
Mortgage for £100
(1) William Joce of Sherwill, yeo., sole executor named in the Will of Mary Joce, late of the same place, wid., dec'd.
(2) James Tamlyn of Arlington, yeo.
Premises as in 50/11/38/8 (10 November 1763).
Recites Lease of above premises dated 10 November 1763.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/10  12 September 1788 28 George III

Contents:
Assignment of Mortgage, for £119 19s 4d
(1) James Tamlyn of Arlington, yeo.
(2) James Tamlyn the younger of the same place, yeo. Francis Hayes of the same place, shop-keeper
Premises as in 50/11/38/8 (10 November 1763).
Recites Mortgage, dated 12 August 1785, and Lease dated 10 November 1763.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/11a-d  1 March 1790 30 George III

[no title or date]  50/11/38/11a

Contents:
Assignment of Mortgage for £100
(1) James Tamlyn the younger of Arlington, yeo. Francis Hayes of the same place, shop-keeper
(2) William Joce of Sherwill, yeo.
(3) William Dovell the younger of Paracombe, yeo.
Premises as in 50/11/30/11/38/8 (10 November 1763).
Recites Assignment of Mortgage 12 September 1788, Mortgage 12 August 1785, and Lease 10 November 1763.

[no title or date]  50/11/38/11b

Contents:
Bond in £200
William Joce of Sherwill, yeo.
to
William Dovell the younger of Paracombe, yeo.
Condition of the obligation: Payment of £100

[no title or date]  50/11/38/11c-d

Contents:
Two Promissory Notes, from William Joce to William Dovell the younger:
(c) 18 November 1791, for £9 1s.
(d) 16 December 1791, for £45 17s.

SHIRWELL  50/11/38/12a-b  3 April 1792 32 George III

[no title or date]  50/11/38/12a

Contents:
Assignment of Mortgage for £175
(1) William Dovell the younger of Parracombe, yeo.
(2) William Joce of Sherwill, yeo.
(3) John Clark of Barnestaple, surgeon
Premises as in 50/11/30/11/38/8 (10 November 1763).
Recites previous Assignment of Mortgage, dated 1 March 1790.

[no title or date]  50/11/38/12b

Contents:
Bond in £350
William Joce of Sherwill, yeo.
to
John Clark of Barnstaple, surgeon
Condition of the obligation: Payment of £175.

SHIRWELL: EAST DOWN  50/11/38/13  [late 18th century?]

Contents:
"A map of North Woolly and Shoewood in the parish of Sherwell with Safford Land and Priory in East Down."

SHIRWELL  50/11/39/1  18 April 1782 22 George III

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esquire
(2) Francis Hayes, butler of John Chichester
Shoe Meadow.
Consideration: 5/-.
Rent: 3/-.
Paper

SHIRWELL  50/11/39/2  24 April 1807 47 George III

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Francis Hayes of Arlington, butler Mary Ann his wife (whose maiden name was Mary Ann Mahoni)
(2) John Delve of Eastdown, blacksmith
Shoe Meadow.
Consideration: £40.
Recites Lease of 18 April 1782.
Paper

SHIRWELL  50/11/39/3  8 August 1814

Contents:
Agreement to abide by Allotment of land
(1) Sir Arthur Chichester of Youlston, bart.
(2) John Palmer Chichester of Arlington Court, esq.
Commons called Garmons Down, Middle Down and Red Down, (of which a certain proportion was to be allotted to an estate called North Woolley).
Paper

SHIRWELL  50/11/39/4  21 February 1824

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Simon Stephens of Pilton, yeo.
Messuage called North Woolley.
Rent: £120.
Paper

[no title]  50/11/39/5  26 November 1831

Contents:
Release of actions
(1) Grace Bellringer of Sherwell, wid.
(2) Thomas Harrison of Arlington
Recites Will of Robert Bellringer of Sherwell, gent., proved 20 October 1830, of which Thomas Harrison was executor.

SHIRWELL  50/11/39/6  31 December 1831

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) James Kingdon the elder of Shirwell, yeo.
James Kingdon the younger of Swymbridge, yeo.
Messuage called North Woolly (130a.).
Rent: £90, also £5 for every acre of meadow ground and £2 for every acre of arable ground, which they shall till.
Paper

ASHBURTON  50/11/40/1  14 June 1542 34 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter of Attorney
John Langadon of Holacombe, in Staverton, tin-miner to John Roger and John Grete
To deliver seisin to John Rowe the younger of Kyngeston, of a tenth part of a tin-work called Welaby lying next to another tin-work called Coped Thorne; and of a twelfth part of a tin-work called Style Beme lying next to another called Tynne Hille Beme; and of a sixteenth part of a tin-work called Old Gnat Hille lying next to another called Glowe Beme; and of a twenty-fourth part of the tin-work called Glowe Beme; within the jurisdiction of the Stannary Court of Ascheburton; to hold to the said John Rowe for ever.

BROADHEMPSTON  50/11/40/2  20 August 1571 13 Elizabeth

Contents:
Bargain and Sale
(1) John Rowe the elder of Kyngeston, esq. John Rowe of Kyngeston, gent., his son and heir apparent
(2) Robert Hayman of Newton Abbott, yeo.
Messuages in the parish and manor of Hempston Cantelowe, being parcel of the customary or copyhold land of the said manor, (names and acreage given). Also lands being parcel of the barton or demesne land of the said manor, (names and acreage given).
Consideration: £106 13s 4d.

TOTNES  50/11/40/3  14 May 1578 20 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Rowe the elder of Kyngston, esq.
(2) Richarde Davye of Totnes, marchaunt
Messuage in Totnes, bounded by the lands of Willyam Bogans and Allyn Savery, and of the heirs of Symon alias Swaddell, by the High Street, and by the highway called the Back Lane.
Consideration: £6.
Rent: 13/4.

TOTNES  50/11/40/4  8 July 1593 35 Elizabeth

Contents:
Quit Claim
(1) John Rowe of Kingeston, esq.
(2) Christopher Wallys the elder of Totnes, marchaunt
Christopher Wallys the younger, his son
Messuages in Great Totnes and Litle Totnes, which were bargained and sold by John Rowe, dec'd, (father of said John Rowe) to William Wallys, dec'd, (father of said Christopher Wallys the elder), by his deed dated 2 March 1546.
Consideration: 20 marks.

TOTNES  50/11/40/5  14 October 1598 40 Elizabeth

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Henry Every of Totnes, marchaunte
Messuage in Totnes, bounded by the lands of Christopher Bogyns and Christopher Savery, by the lands sometime of the heirs of Simon alias Swadell, by the High Street, and by the highway called Back Lane.
Consideration: £60.
Rent: 13/4.

TOTNES  50/11/40/6  4 September 1604 2 James I

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Henry Webbe of Ilmester, Somerset, marchaunt
(2) Richard Macye of Totnes, marchaunt
Premises as in 50/11/40/5 (14 October 1598).
Recites Leases of above premises dated 14 October 1598 and 21 March 1599.

TOTNES  50/11/40/7  10 April 1606 4 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) Richard Macye of Totnes, marchaunt
(2) John Lacie of Totnes, marchaunt
Premises as in 50/11/40/5 (14 October 1598).
Rent: £4, and 6/8.
Recites previous Leases and Assignment of said premises, dated 14 October 1598, 21 March 1599, and 4 September 1604.

TOTNES  50/11/40/8  20 July 1609 7 James I

Contents:
Agreement
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, esq.
(2) Peter Bogan of Totnes, clerk
Parties agree that Rowe may take away the wall of of his tenement in Totnes, and fix the timber of said tenement on the wall of Bogan's adjoining; and that an 'angle' or 'drange' between the two tenements shall belong to Rowe, as also the said timber; and that Rowe may fix a trough or gutter of lead between the said houses, for carrying away the water falling on the houses, over the said 'angle' or 'drange'. Rowe to pay two thirds of the costs and Bogan one third.
Rent: to be paid by Rowe, 1d.

Note: The Oxford English Dictionary gives 'drang' as being a variant of 'drong', a narrow lane.


TOTNES  50/11/40/9  27 November 1677 29 Charles II

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Richard Martyn of Totnes, gent.
(2) George Beard of Totnes, clothier
Two dwelling-houses.
Consideration: £60.
Recites Lease of 9 June 1677.
Paper

NEWTON ABBOT  50/11/40/10  6 March 1689 1 William III and Mary II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Thomas Rowe of Staverton, esq.
(2) John Colcott of Newton Abbott, yeo.
Messuage, with buildings, etc., courtlages, herbgardens, two barns, one meadow lately converted into an orchard, and two orchards (4a.) belonging, bounded by the lands of the heirs of Sir Richard Reynell, kt., of John Heyman and of John Downe, and by the common highway.
Consideration: £30.
Rent: 30/-

TOTNES  50/11/40/11  9 September 1689 1 William and Mary

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) Thomas Rowe of Staverton, esq.
(2) Joseph Fox of Totnes, butcher
Messuage in Totnes, bounded by the lands of Walter Bogan, esq., by the lands heretofore of the heirs of Symons alias Swadell, now of William and Samuell Searle, by the High Street, and by the highway called the Backlane.
Consideration: £20, and one broad piece of gold.
Rent: 13/4.

NEWTON ABBOT  50/11/40/12  11 September 1704 3 Anne

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Rowe of Kingston, in Staverton, esq.
(2) John Colcott of Newton Abbott, yeo.
Premises as in 50/11/40/10 (6 March 1689).
Consideration: £70, and one broad piece of gold.
Rent: 30/-

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/41/1  25 July 1590 32 Elizabeth

Contents:
Feoffment to uses (indented)
(1) Ralfe Woodleighe of Bucklande in the Moore, yeo.
(2) Gilbert Crockwell, son of Robert Crockwell of Exminster, gent.
Richard Langworthie of Buckland in the Moore, yeo.
(3) Marie Hamlyn, wife of Richarde Hamlyn of Wedicomb' in the Moore Thomas Hamlyn, son of said Richarde and Marie
Messuages called Lowerhannaforde, in the manor of Speckwike; and a close of land called the Peicena, parcel of said messuages.
Attorneys: Richarde Horsham and Christopher Hamlyn.

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/41/2  25 March 1599 41 Elizabeth

Much of the document is faded and discoloured, and cannot be read with certainty.

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Caunter of Lower Hannafourde, in Withicombe
(2) Richard Langworthy
Tenement called Lower Hannaffourd.

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/41/3  1 January 1604 1 James I

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
Richard Langworthye of Liswell, in Withicombe, gent.
to
Willyam Crockwell of Exmister, gent.
Tenement called Lower Hannaford.
Recites Lease of 25 March 1599.

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/41/4  18 March 1614 11 James I

Contents:
Quit-Claim
William Crockwell of Exmister, gent., and Mary Canter of Alfington
to
Raphe Woodley of Buckland, gent.
Tenement called Lower Hannaford.
Paper

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/41/5  25 March 1614 12 James I

Contents:
Lease (copy)
(1) Ralphe Woodelye of Buckland in the Moor, gent.
(2) John Babb of Dodscombsleighe, gent.
Tenement called Hannafford alias Hannafford the Lower.
Consideration: £136.
Rent: 20/-, to Ralphe Woodelye, and 7/- to the high lords of the fee.

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/41/6  10 October 1614 12 James I

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Babb of Doddiscombesleigh, gent.
(2) Alice Cosyns the late wife of John Cosyns of Tanton, Somerset, gent., dec'd
Tenement called Hannaford otherwise Hannaford the Lower.
Rent: 16/-, and 7/- to the chief lord of the fee.
Recites lease of above premises dated 25 March 1614.

[no title]  50/11/41/7  2 November 1614 12 James I
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in £120
Ralph Woodley of Polmawgan, in St. Wynnoe, Cornwall, gent.
to
John Babb of Dodscombsleighe, gent.
Condition of the obligation: performance of obligations specified in indentures of even date.

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/41/8  24 July 1637

Contents:
Letter of Attorney
Tobias Boell alias Bowell of Turrowes, in the parish of St. Moling, Wexford, Ireland, gent., and Catherin Bowell alias Coosin, his wife
attorn
Walter Coosin of Graignemannagh, Kilkenny, Ireland, tanner
With power to convey the parcel of land called the Lower Hanifoord.
Paper

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/41/9  20 September 1637 13 Charles I

Contents:
(1) Walter Cosen of Gragenamanagh in Kilkenye, Ireland, tanner
(2) Sir Thomas Horde of Coate, Oxeforde, kt.
Moiety of messuage called Lower Hannaford.
Consideration: £30.
Paper

BERRYNARBOR  50/11/42/1  1841

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, bart.
(2) Francis Skinner of [blank], yeo.
Henstridge Barton (190a.).
Rent: £140.
Day and month are left blank.

BERRYNARBOR  50/11/42/2  21 March 1851

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, bart.
(2) Benjamin Gear of Combmartin, yeo.
Messuage called Henstridge.
Rent: £135 (subject to reduction according to the price of wheat).

CHULMLEIGH  50/11/42/3  5 March 1728 1 George II

Contents:
Mortgage for £200
(1) John Lawrence of Chulmleigh, woolcomber
(2) Elizabeth Courtenay of Horton, Somerset, spinster
Young's Tenement, in the east side of Gooseham Lake Street, (boundaries given), four closes of land (named), and parcels of land called Lee Marsh and Broom Hill, alias Broom Napp (34a.).
Horton is in Gloucester, not Somerset.

CHULMLEIGH  50/11/42/4  27 November 1739 13 George II

Contents:
Further charge of £81 5s 9d on a Mortgage
(1) John Lawrence of Chulmleigh, woolcomber
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Elizabeth his wife
Young's Tenement, in the east side of Gooseham Lake Street, (boundaries given), four closes of land, (named); parcels of ground called Lee Marsh and Broom Hill alias Broom Napp (34a.).
Recites Mortgage for £200, 5 March 1727, and Bond in £163, conditioned on payment of £81 5s 9d, 20 October 1739.

COMBE MARTIN  50/11/42/5  25 January 1750

Contents:
Contract for purchase, with conditions of sale, between
John Pasmore
and
Edward Staddon
Moiety of orchards and closes of land called the Berries.
Consideration: £70.
Rent: 12/-.

EXETER [St. Paul]  50/11/42/6  2 June 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Henry Chichester of Bittaden, gent.
Two stables and garden, lying together next on the east side of the parish church of St. Pawle.
Consideration: £30.
Attorneys: John Pearse and John Watts.

EXETER [St. Paul]  50/11/42/7  2 June 1632 8 Charles I

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(2) Henry Chichester of Bittaden, gent.
Stable, being the easter stable of three lying adjoining together.
Consideration: £13 6s 8d.
Attorneys: John Pearse and John Watts.

FREMINGTON  50/11/42/8  4 January 1589 31 Elizabeth

Contents:
Agreement to execute all acts in the law necessary for conveyance
(1) Simon Sloleigh of Fremington, gent.
(2) Sir Roberte Denys, kt.
Hugh Fortescue
Walter Denys
Henry Chechester, esqs.
3 messuages called Cannecote, Grobbesha and Newton Tracye, parcel of customary lands of manor of Fremington; also messuages called West and East Northepill, and three fishings and wears called Heston Weare and Yollaporte Weares, all being parcel of said manor. Also a messuage called Cannecote otherwise Westcannecot, parcel of the customary lands of said manor; and Fremington Pill, with fishings, wears, and other appurtenances belonging.
Recites indentures of Bargain and Sale, dated 16 April 1566, and 4 May 1568, by which above premises were conveyed to Sir John Chechester, kt., dec'd; present agreement intended to assure premises to Robert, son and heir of said Sir John, in consideration for £100.

GEORGEHAM  50/11/42/9  28 October 1561 3 Elizabeth
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
(1) John Chechester of Ralegh', kt., lord of the manor of Bokeland Dynham, in the parish of Ham St. George
(2) John Toker the elder
Emma Garnys, his sister, and now wife of John Garnys
Katherine Stapleton, the other sister of said John Toker, now wife of John Stapleton
John Toker of Braunton, uncle of said John Toker the elder
John Toker of Bokeland Dynham, cousin of said John Toker the elder
Lands, containing half a ferling, in Dorracote, parcel of the manor of Bokeland Dynham.
Clause of warranty.
Consideration: £21.
Rent: 11d.
Attorneys: Thomas Scampe and John Hartknoll.

GEORGEHAM: BRAUNTON  50/11/42/10  18 May 1658

Contents:
Release (Lease for 3 months missing)
(1) Sir John Chichester of Rawleigh, bart.
(2) Gascoigne Canham of Arlington, clerk
Manors of Georgeham otherwise Ham St. George, and Buckland Dynham, with all their appurtenances in the parishes of Georgeham and Braunton, (except the advowson of parish church of Georgeham).
Consideration: £1,300.
Annexed is a schedule of estates of several parcels of above manors.
Date of missing Lease for 3 months is 15 May 1658.

HIGHAMPTON [?]  50/11/42/11  24 June 1529 21 Henry VIII

Contents:
Order, from Henry Yerby to the keeper of his park of Hygheamton, to deliver yearly to John Chechyster, esq. and Joan his wife, during their life-time, one 'bovoke' and a 'doo' as a free gift from his park of Hygheanton.
Seal missing, from parchment tongue.

ILFRACOMBE  50/11/42/12  6 March 1780 20 George III

Contents:
Lease for 1 year (Release missing)
(1) Richard Purchase now or late of Ilfordcombe, malster
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Dwelling-house with the entry as far as the hanging of the back door of another dwelling-house, with the malting office, lime kiln and a large red herring house heretofore decayed but now rebuilt and converted into one or more dwelling-house or -houses, with the red and white herringhouses; bounded by the town street, the water running from the town mills, and lands belonging to others.

ILFRACOMBE  50/11/42/13  7 September 1781 21 George III

Contents:
Transfer of Mortgage for £200
(1) Richard Purchase now or late of Ilfordcombe, malster
(2) John Pine late of East Down, esq.
(3) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Dwelling-house, with the entry as far as the hanging of the back-door of another dwelling-house; with the malting-office, lime-kiln, a large red herring-house heretofore decayed but now rebuilt and converted into one or more dwelling-house or houses, with the red and white herring houses; bounded by the town street, the water running from the town mills, and lands belonging to others.
Recites Lease for 2,000 years by way of Mortgage for £200, dated 30 September 1764; and transfer of Mortgage, by Lease and Release, dated 6,7 March 1780, in trust for sale to discharge said mortgage sum. Present conveyance is on the same trusts as said Release.

PARRACOMBE [?]  50/11/42/14  1705

Contents:
Lease
(1) Sir John Rolle, kt. of the Bath
(2) David Moore of Loxhore, yeo.
Moiety of one 'justment', with common of pasture on Holwell Rudge.
Rent: 20/-.
About half document is missing, including part of date, consideration money, parish, etc. Oxford English Dictionary gives 'justment' as a variant of 'agistment', one meaning of which is a piece of land of which pasture and grazing is let.

SHEBBEAR  50/11/42/15  2 April 1625 1 Charles I

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
John Poynts of Allowington, gent.
to
Lewes Incledon of Braunton, gent.
Reversion and rent of 59/2 issuing out of messuages in Lower Allacote; and reversions and rents of 59/2, £8 8s 4d, £5 0s 6d, and 40/-, issuing out of other messuages, lands, mills, etc.; all in Shebbeare alias Shestisbeare.
Consideration: £80.
Recites Lease dated 2 January 1621.

ST. GENNYS, Cornwall  50/11/42/16  Michaelmas Term, 1633 9 Charles I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Left-hand indenture of Fine
Elizabeth Martyn, plaintiff
Peter Wycott, and Juliana his wife, deforciants
2 messuages, 2 gardens, an orchard, 20 acres of land, an acre of meadow, 20 acres of pasture, 3 acres of wood, 20 acres of furze and heath, in West Deserd, Landey Wood, and Saynt Gennis.
Consideration: £60.

ST. GENNYS, Cornwall  50/11/42/17  Easter Term 1708 7 Anne
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Left-hand indenture of Fine
Robert Marshall, plaintiff
Thomas Marten, gent., deforciant
3 messuages, 1 courtilage, 3 gardens, 2 orchards, 27 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, 27 acres of pasture, 10 acres of underwood, 10 acres of furze and heath, and common of pasture for all cattle, in Desard, (alias Dezard, etc.); in St. Gennis.
Consideration: £120.

CUTCOMBE, Somerset  50/11/42/18  2 February 1675 27 Charles II

Contents:
Counterpart of Lease
(1) John Courtenay of West Mollan, esq.
(2) Hugh Crockford of Winsford, Somerset, husbandman
Messuage in Horscombe or called North Horscombe.
Consideration: £10, and surrender of above premises.
Rent: 10/

MORTEHOE ?  50/11/43/1  [mid 13th century]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Alexander de Ovese
to
Oliver de Tracy
All his land of Litlecote and of Sutlitlecot' with all appurtenances; to hold to him and his heirs and assigns for ever. And Alexander grants that Oliver shall be able to hold the said land of whomsoever he wills and do homage to whom he wills.
Witnesses: Sir Henry de Tracy, Sir William de Raleg', Sir Philip de Bellomonte, Philip Talebot, Ralph de Esse, William Fitz Warin, William Favel, Ralph de Siccavilla, Henry de Campo Arnulphi, William de Wanford, Robert de [C?]ruher, Thomas Daggl', Roger the chaplain de Castro Barn'.
No date.
Seal missing.
Litlecote and Sutlitlecote have not been identified; the above approximate date, and parish, have been suggested because several of the names are the same as, or similar to, those in a deed of 1253, relating to Mortehoe (see 50/11/29/4).

LUSTLEIGH: HENNOCK  50/11/43/2  25 October 1254 38 Henry III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Marriage Agreement
(1) Sir Walter Giffard
(2) Sir William de Wydeworthi
Walter Giffard agrees to give his daughter Emma to Hugh, son of William de Wydeworthi, as wife, and all his land in Cornwall which is of the inheritance of the mother of the said Emma in free marriage; if this does not amount to £10 worth, he will supplement it from his land of Didesham. The rest of the land which he has through the mother of said Emma he will not alienate or diminish in any way by which it may be prevented from descending to Emma. William de Wydeworthi will give all his land of Todeworthi to Emma, and he is bound to defend and warrant it at his own expense, and if he cannot he will give her £10 worth of land in his manor of Levestelegh, on these conditions:
If Hugh or the heirs of his flesh and of Emma's die, all the said land shall remain to Emma for her life, as dower; and after William's death she shall have the rest of his land, it having been granted to her as contingent dower. Both parties promise that this convention shall be kept faithfully and without deceit, and for greater security, and at their common charges, that it shall be made into a cyrograph in the king's court. And if any of the forenamed break the agreement in any way, he shall be bound to the other in £100.
Witnesses: Sir John de Alba Mara, Sir William de Ferar', Alexander de Hemnerdon, William Probo, Richard de Mewy, Herbert de Spineto.
Date (given at beginning of document): 38th year of King Henry son of King John, Sunday next before the feast of the apostles Simon and Jude.
Seal: missing.
'Didesham' may be 'Dittisham' in the parish of Walkhampton, or it may be the parish of Dittisham. 'Levestelegh' is probably 'Lustleigh', and 'Todeworthi' 'Tottiford' in Hennock.

MINSTER, Cornwall  50/11/43/3  [After 1254]
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Alice, formerly wife of Walter Giffard 1264-1274. (Walter [...] 1264, Alice Chead 1274)
to
Sir Hugh de Widieworthy
All her land in Icam Ydwyt', in Cornwall, together with the homages, services, rents, belonging to the said land from all the free tenants there; together with all the service of Henry de Esshe and of all other free tenants of the land of Ministre in Cornwall belonging to her. To hold to Hugh and his heirs, of the chief lords of the fee, for ever; with all appurtenances, liberties and easements belonging to the said land.
Witnesses: Sir Walter de Mer[coarn?], Robert le Deneys, William de Stapeldone, Walter de Lytlawere, Durand Pincerna, writer ['notarius'] of this deed.
No date.
Seal: oval, green, representing some sort of animal, surrounded by legend: "ALICIA GIFARD".
'Icam Ydwyt" cannot be identified.

[no title]  50/11/43/4  29 August 1286 14 Edward I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
(1) Henry Wyger
(2) Roger Baldewyne
One furlong of land at Estgodyscote which lies between the land of Westgodyscote and the fountain of La Pytte. To hold for 20 years.
Rent: 4/-, at Michaelmas and Easter, in equal portions, for all service, save the royal service, and suit at Michaelmas and Easter, at La Bryge; and if he falls into the mercy of the court he shall be quit for 3d fine; and save for two free boon-works - ploughing and reaping once each yearly. And if he dies, or wishes to give up the land, he shall pay 6d. And at the end of 20 years the land shall return to the said Henry.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: John de Eslegh', Richard de Antysford, Laurence Asze, Arnulph de Hoke, and Godfrey de Slad' and others. [Apparently added as an afterthought]: 'Gilbert Ay and Gilbert de la Hole and saving the corn growing on the land in the last year [?"anna"] of the said Roger.'
Date (at beginning of document): on the feast of St. John the Baptist, 14 Edward.
Seal missing.
The places named cannot be identified with certainty, but there is an Escot and a Westcott in the parish of Talaton.

PAIGNTON  50/11/43/5  19 March 1304 32 Edward I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
William de Aleborne
to
Philip Rurde of Dertemue
Lands and tenements of Aleborne in the manor of Peyngton', of which the said Philip was seised by virtue of the King's Statute of Merchants issued at Acton' Burnel for £8 owing him by said William; To hold for ever of the chief lords of the fee.
Witnesses: Ralph de Doddescomb', William de Peneylles, John de Hakeworthy, Henry de Lappeflode, John de Bynnelegh'.
Date: Exeter, Thursday next after the feast of St. Gregory the Pope, 32 Edward.
Seals: All five witnesses, as well as William de Aleborne, appended their seals. Only four seals, and the fragment of a fifth, remain.

EXETER [St. Mary Major]  50/11/43/6  16 February 1307 35 Edward I
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Robert de Wotton, citizen of Exeter
to
Laurence Coterel, baker
Two tenements in the city of Exeter, in the street called Prustestret, between the tenement formerly of William Hog' on the east and the tenement now belonging to Roger de Lyw on the west, in its breadth, and extending in length from Prustestret on the north to the street called Carterstret on the south. To hold to said Laurence, his heirs and assigns, by hereditary right, for ever.
Rent: 1d, to be paid to Robert de Wotton, 5/- to the chapel of St. Mary 'de capite' which is in the church of St. Peter in Exeter, and 10d to the lord Bishop of Exeter.
Clause of warranty.
Consideration: £10.
Witnesses: Roger Beyryn, mayor, Walter Langeden', William Karswille, Robert Nyweton', Henry Tricot, stewards, Walter Tauntefer', Roger de Lyw, Robert Belecher', Thomas Tettaburne.
Date: Exeter, Thursday next after the feast of St. Valentine, 35 Edward.
Seal missing.

KINGSTEIGNTON  50/11/43/7  3 September 1323 17 Edward II
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Robert de Clere
to
Robert le Pyl, rector of the church of Torre Bryan
Whereas Robert le Pyl holds lands and tenements in the manor of Kyngesteyntone, in fee simple of the gift of Robert de Clere (and which he had of the gift of Sir Robert Burdoun late lord of the manor); and 1d of annual rent issuing from the land of Pontesfenne, which John Ayleward and Matill' his wife hold for the life of said Matill', with the reversion of said land; and 2/- of rent issuing from a tenement which Isolda atte Stone holds for her life in the manor aforesaid, with the reversion of said land, rendering to Robert de Clere annually, after five years have been completed, £10; Robert de Clere now quitclaims all the above rent of £10, lands, tenements, rents and reversions.
Witnesses: John le Gras, Walter de Wrey, John de Babbecome, Richard de Whiteweye, Martin de la Torre, Richard Beaufiz, William Gayere.
Date: Nywetone Abbatis.
Round, black seal, representing a bird? surrounded by legend.

AVETON GIFFARD  50/11/43/8  10 April 1326 19 Edward II

Document is torn in half, and a few words are missing.
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Alice de Moelys
to
Adam de Toriton and Emma his wife
Thirteen acres of land, with one house, lying in Smalecumb between my demesne and the land of Lyveton' and Cumb', which Adam formerly held of me. To hold to Adam and Emma for their lives.
Rent: 7/8, for all secular service, except for grinding at Alice's mill, and suit at her court at Aveton.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: Andrew de la --eye, William Prowz, John de Stoketon', William de Bancomb', Robert Corbyn.
Date: Aveton, Thursday next after the feast of St. Ambrose, Bishop and Confessor, 19 Edward, son of King Edward.
Seal missing.

HOLBETON  50/11/43/9  29 September 1330 4 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Alice formerly wife of Roger de Moeles
to
Thomas atte Forda and Agnes his wife
A house and two curtilages in Holboghetone, which William atte Forda, chaplain, formerly held for a term of years. To hold to the said Thomas and Alice for the term of their lives.
Rent: 2/8, for all service, except for two boon-works in harvest-time ('autompno') viz. twice to collect at the pontage ('bis metere ad ponturam') of the said Alice.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: William de Rammeslonde, John Hobeare, John Scot, Nicholas de Estintone, John Noderel.
Date: Scodburi, Saturday on the feast of St. Michael, 4 Edward III.
Seal missing.

HOLBETON  50/11/43/10  20 October 1332 6 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Alice formerly wife of Roger de Moelis
to
Henry Nichol and Mabel his wife
A house with garden adjoining which John the Chaplain [Johannis Capellanus] holds of her in the town of Holbogheton. Also a piece of land which Alice, formerly wife of Nicholas de Estyngton holds of her at La Cnolle in the manor of Holbogheton. To hold for the term of their lives.
Rent: customary rents, + 4d increment.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: William de Comb', Roger Proutz, John Brounynges, Richard Roger, John Hobeare.
Date: Holbogheton', Tuesday next after the feast of St. Luke the Evangelist, 6 Edward III.
Round, black seal, representing bird ? broken.

UPTON HELLIONS  50/11/43/11  5 January 1344 17 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Walter Cissor, chaplain, and Robert Passemere
to
Thomas Wyger and Christine his wife
Land in Hassok', with all its appurtenances, to hold for their lives. And after their deaths, the land to go to Thomas their son and his legitimate male heirs, holding of the chief lords of the fee. And if said Thomas dies without such heirs, the land to go to John his brother; and if he [in document 'Thomas' is repeated, but presumably a mistake for 'John'] dies without male heirs, then the land to go to the foresaid Thomas Wyger and his heirs or assigns for ever.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: William Lynor, John de Scatforde, John de Churyton, Robert de Wotton, John de Godeton.
Date: Hassok', Monday next after the feast of the Circumcision of the Lord, 17 Edward III.
Seals: 2 round, black seals.

KINGSTEIGNTON: NEWTON ABBOT: LODDISWELL  50/11/43/12  24 July 1357 31 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Letter
Of Robert le Pyl, chaplain
to
Margery formerly wife of Robert Cler, Edward Tokere and Gonnylda his wife, Henry Berye and Thomasia his wife, William Wykelesdene and Joan his wife, Nicholas Hood and Joan his wife
Informing them that he has given to Robert Bysouthdon', John Page and William Michel, their heirs and assigns for ever, the rents and services of said Margery, Edward, Gonnylda [etc.], which they were accustomed to give him for the lands and tenements which they held of him in Kyngesteyngton, Nyweton Abbatis and Lodeswell, for the term of their lives, with the reversion of said lands and tenements; and ordering them to be answerable for the said rents and services to said Robert, John and William.
Date: Nyweton Abbatis, Monday on the vigil of St. James the Apostle, 31 Edward III.
Seal, on parchment tongue. Red, pictorial, broken.

MELCOMBE REGIS, Dorset  50/11/43/13  25 May 1371 45 Edward III
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Thomas Glide son and heir of Adam le Gide
to
John Chichester and Joan his wife and John their son
Tenement in the town of Melcombe Regis which John Meir of Osi[n?]gton holds for the term of his life; and which is situated between the tenement of John Albud on the west and the highway on the east in the street of St. Mary and extends in length as far as the fountain. To hold for the term of their lives; paying said Thomas, after the death of John Meir, one rose, at Melcombe on the feast of St. John the Baptist, for all service, saving rent and service to the king and rent to the Abbot of Lotelee [? name not identified].
And if they hold the said tenement more than 50 years after the death of John Meir, they shall pay 40/- annually.
Clause of warranty.
Date: Melcombe, on the feast of the Pentecost, 45 Edward III.
Witnesses: Henry Fr[a?]mton, mayor of the said town, John Albud, and Richard Swayn, bailiffs, John Gower, Laurence Janin, John Salluc, John Rooe, John Rousmal.
Seal missing.

[no title]  50/11/43/14  26 September 1399
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Will
Of Gondreda Weg'
Her body to be buried in the chancel of the church of Uppeton Hylyon, next to her husband. Legacies of personal belongings to her son John Wotton, Thomas Payn, William Wotton, John Vorse the younger, her sister Margery, Christine de Hylion, Joan Row, Alice Denryg, Alice Mewy, Emma Brounston, Joan Gylle, Gundreda daughter of Thomas Denryg, Engret' Wotton, and the church of Uppeton Hylion.
Provisions for various religious services for William Mules, testatrix, and others.
Executors: John Wotton, her son, and Richard Pycher, chaplain.
Date: Haske, Friday next before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, 1399.
Seal missing.

BRAUNTON: GEORGEHAM  50/11/43/15  7 September 1403 4 Henry IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
Thomas de Beaumount and Thomas Pyllond
to
Philip Syntabyn of Lobbe
Messuages, lands, etc. in Lobbe, [Lobb, in Braunton], Cryde, Pydequyll' [Croyde, and Pickwell, in Georgeham]. To hold to the same John for his life, and after his death to William Bynnuok and Cecilia his wife, and the heirs of their bodies for ever; and if they die without such heirs, the said lands to go to the right heirs of said Cecilia.
Witnesses: Thomas Flemmynges, clerk [?], William de Beaumount, and Henry Talbot.
Date: Lobbe.
Seals missing.

NEWTON ABBOT  50/11/43/16  1 March 1420 7 Henry V
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Feoffment (indented)
John Copleston' the younger, Richard Whitlok', Thomas Loteby, vicar of Doupford (Loteby was V. of Dunsford from before 1395 until death in 1428) Elias Lepe, chaplain, and William Come
to
Walter Northecote and Eleanor his wife
Messuages, lands, tenements, rents, services and reversions in Nywaton Abbatis, which they had of the gift of said Walter; to hold to said Walter and Eleanor, and the heirs of said Walter, holding of the chief lords of the fee, forever. Failing such heirs, the lands to go to Thomas Bernhous and Thomasia his wife, for their life, and after their death to Robert their son and his heirs forever. And failing such heirs, similarly to Thomas, brother of Said Robert, to John Bernhous, to Alice, wife of Robert Maynard, or finally to feoffors and their heirs forever.
Witnesses: Henry Fulleford', Gilbert Smyth', William Fokeray, John Lusher, John Holecomb'.
Fragments of one seal remain, four are missing.

KINGSTEIGNTON  50/11/43/17  25 July 1440 18 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
Nicholas Carrwe, kt.
to
John Barnhous
Lands and tenements in Grenehyll and Pountesfen in the manor of Kyngysteyngton'.
Witnesses: Richard Yerd', Adam Summayster, John Holbeme, Henry Beare, Thomas Hexte.
Date: Monday on the feast of St. James the Apostle, 18 Henry VI.
Seal missing.

DARTMOUTH: KINGSWEAR: STOKE FLEMING  50/11/43/18  25 March 1460 38 Henry VI
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Charter of Feoffment
Elizabet, formerly wife of Hugh You [or Yon] of Dertemouthe
to
Thomas Calwodeley, William Floyer and John Brushforde
Messuages, lands, etc. in Clyfton. Dertemouth Hardenesse and in Southton Dertemouthe, Kynggyswere and Stokeflemyng, together with his mill. To hold forever of the chief lords of the fee.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: Philip Copleston', Nicholas Stybbyng, Robert Welyngton, Thomas Bale, William Herby.

KINGSTEIGNTON: LODDISWELL: NEWTON ABBOT  50/11/43/19  17 September 1464 4 Edward IV
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Quitclaim
John Bernehous
to
Master Roger Keys, Richard Daber, clerks, John Parker, vicar of Staverton, Henry Pomeray, Robert Stanyl, Gilbert Yerde, John Almescomb', John Bekenyll', John Arundell' of Westbagburgh', Thomas Hextt, Henry Sowthecot, Henry Brocke and David John
Messuages, lands, tenements, rents, suits of court, reversions and services in Grenehill', Pontisfen [in Kingsteighton], Ham in the parish of Lodiswyll', and in Newaton Abbatis.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses: Richard Yerde, John Hallewyll', esqs., Thomas Coterell', William Rowe, Thomas Hokemor'.
Date: the day of St. Lambert next before the feast of St. Michael, 4 Edward IV.
Seal missing.
St. Lambert's Day is on September 17, and Michaelmas Day on September 29; presumably September 17 is meant.

ARLINGTON  50/11/43/20  10 July 1496 11 Henry VII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
Richard Chechestr' and Elizabeth his wife
to
John Ackelane and Isabella his wife
Tenure in Combeshedde which aforesaid John holds except for the land of Whytemore. To hold for their life.
Rent: 10/-. Also herriot, suit of court and mill at Alryngton, etc.
Clause of warranty.
Witnesses; John Fairechild, William Knyght, John Thorne.
Seals missing.

MORTEHOE  50/11/43/21  16 January 1512 3 Henry VIII
Language:  Latin

Contents:
Lease (indented)
John Coblegh of Bryghtlegh, Thomas Greynefeld, kt., and Thomas Mulys
to
John Collamor' and Katherine his wife
Messuages, lands and tenements in Wollacomb' Tracy, which Thomas Chaunterell lately held; to hold for 80 years.
Rent: 7 marks, and 18d.

EAST TILBURY: GREAT COGGESHALL: FEERING COLCHESTER, in Essex  50/11/44/1  23 June 1631 7 Charles I

Contents:
Mortgage for £700
(1) Mary Kirkham of Drurie Layne, Middlesex, wid.
(2) John Chichester of Alrington, esq.
Capital messuage in East Tilberie, with lands adjoining and common of pasture on Southhall Marsh; a house in Coggeshall called Moyses alias Bullokes Crosse, with garden plot and 'hoppett' of ground; closes of land, messuages, etc. (specified) in Feering and Colchester.

BLYBOROUGH, in Lincolnshire  50/11/44/2  26 August 1675 27 Charles II

Contents:
Assignment of Lease
(1) Dame Catharine Southcott, alias Fairfax, wid., late wife of Sir George Southcott of Blythbury, Lincs., bart., dec'd
(2) Roger Jenyns of Haes alias Hees, Middlesex, esq. Edward Nicholas of Horton, Bucks, esq. John Robinson of Westminster, Middlesex, gent.
Manor of Blyborough, held by Dame Catharine under the Will of her husband, 12 September 1662 on a lease for 21 years, in trust to raise a marriage portion of £5,000 for her daughter Catharine.
Consideration: £4,000, advanced by assignees as part of said marriage portion.
Schedule of conveyances, made by Sir George Southcott, of several parts of the manor of Blyborough, is annexed.

[no title]  50/11/44/3a-b  30 August 1675 27 Charles II

Contents:
Articles of Agreement before a Marriage (2 indentures)
(1) Dame Catharine Southcott alias Fairfax, late wife of Sir George Southcott of Blythebury, Lincs, bart., dec'd
(2) Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemaine, in Ireland
Roger Jenyns of Hayes alias Hees, Middlesex, esq.
(3) James Palmer, esq., brother of said Earl of Castlemaine
The articles refer mainly to board and lodging to be provided for James Palmer and his wife Catharine (daughter of Dame Catharine) and for 5 servants to attend on them, for 8 years, in the house of Dame Catharine.

APPLETON: WEST NEWTON: FLITCHAM: CASTLE-RISING WOLVERTON: SANDRINGHAM: BABINGLEY and ANMER, in Norfolk  50/11/44/4  21 May 1694 6 William and Mary

Contents:
Exemplification of a Recovery
Charles Arundell, esq. and Charles Trinder, esq., demandants
John Paston, esq., tenant
John Wheeler, vouchee
Manor of Appleton alias Appulton, and 3 messuages, 1 dove-cot, 2 gardens, 320 acres of land, 60 acres of meadow, 120 acres of pasture, 250 acres of furze and heath, with all rights, privileges and appurtenances, in Appleton, Westnewton, Flitcham, Rysing, Wolverton alias Wolferton, Sandringham, Babingley and Anmer; also the rectory of Appleton with all tithes, and the advowson of the vicarage of the church of Appleton.

[no title]  50/11/44/5  8 July 1731 5 George II
Language:  English and Latin

Contents:
Bond in £200
William Paston of Horton, Glos., gent. to
John Courtenay of West Molland, esq.
Condition of the obligation: payment of £100.

MONTGOMERYSHIRE; (Guilsfield, Meifod and Welshpool)  50/11/45/1a, b  24, 25 August 1675

Contents:
Marriage settlement, by lease and release
(1) Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemayne
James Palmer, brother of the above
John Robinson of Westminster, gent.
(2) Christopher Cratford of London, gent.
Robert Blanchard, citizen and goldsmith of London
(3) Sir Walter Kirkham Blount, Bart. of Sodington, Worcestershire
Sir William Portman, Bart., of Benson, Dorset
John Southcott of Buckland, Devon, gent.
Roger Jenyns of Hayes, Middlesex, Esq., Edward Nicholas of Horton, Buckinghamshire, Esq.
Recites lease of 10th July, 1672
Marriage intended between James Palmer (as in (1)) and Catharine, daughter of Sir George Southcott, Bart., late of Blythbury, Lincolnshire, deceased and his wife Dame Catherine Southcott alias Fairfax.
Tithes of Myvod, Poole and Guillfield in the diocese of St. Asaph, (1) to (3) on trust for the marriage.

MONTGOMERYSHIRE; (Guilsfield, Meifod and Welshpool)  50/11/45/2  9 April 1700

Contents:
Release
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, Esq.
(2) Nicholas Hooper of the Inner Temple, Esq.
Property as in 50/11/45/1
Consideration: £1500

CARDIGANSHIRE; (Clarach, Llanbadarnfawr, Llanfihangel Geneu'r Glynn)  50/11/45/3  28 May 1712

Contents:
Marriage settlement (copy made later in 18th century)
(1) John Jones of Llanbadarn Fawr, Cardiganshire, Esq.
(2) Howel Penry of Llanfihangel Generglyn, Cardiganshire, Esq.
Edward Jones of Llanbadarn Fawr, gent.
Richard Lewis of Llanbadarn Fawr, gent.
(1) has married Dorothy, a sister of the above Richard Lewis, and transfers to (2) the following messuages and lands on trust for the marriage:
Nant Killan, Peny Bryn, Peny Gribin, Penybont, Clawdd y Pandy, and other unnamed messuages (occupiers named) in Clarach, Llanbadarn Fawr, house in Issa yn Faynor, in Llanbadarn Fawr, messuage called Gwayn Bernon in Llanfihangel Generglyn, messuages called Rhorgellan, Tythin y Cwm, Tythin Abergwallog, mill called Melyn Abergwallog and Pwll y Steward in Clarach, Llanbadarn Fawr

CARDIGANSHIRE: MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/45/4  4 February 1717/18

Endorsed with note that this is a copy of the original deed dated 8th December, 1713, which had "been casually defaced by Mice".

Contents:
Declaration of trust
(1) John Courtney of Molland, Esq.
(2) Giles Chichester of Arlington, Esq., and Catherine his wife
Recites Chancery case of (2) against Catherine Palmer and others over the estate of Roger, Earl of Castlemaine in Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire; (1) declares that he is a trustee for (2) in the settlement of the case.

FLINTSHIRE; (Willington)  50/11/45/5  21 March 1728

Contents:
Lease
(1) Thomas Puleston of Emrall, Flintshire, Esq.
(2) Catherine Palmer of Willington Cross, Hanmere, Flintshire, widow
Messuage and closes called Kiln Field, Little Kiln Field, Painters' Croft, Garden Field, Scholehouse Field, Crosse Field, Ditty Field, Withy Field, Big Tir Shove, Little Tir Shove, Cae Marle, Cae Newydd, the Wood, the Wood Field, Wood Meadow, Big Wood Croft and Little Wood Croft all in Hanmer, Willington
Term: life of (2)
Rent: £60 p.a.

CARDIGANSHIRE  50/11/45/6  30 June 1730

Contents:
Case and opinion of Thomas Reeve on terms of a lease of tithes in Cardiganshire, granted by J[ohn] C[hichester] in 1730

CARDIGANSHIRE; (Llanbadarnfawr)  50/11/45/7  29 April 1734

Contents:
Agreement
(1) Morgan Jones of Castell Fawr Grach in Llanbadarn Fawr, Cardiganshire
(2) George Jones of Rhosgillan, same parish, Esq.
For sale of Castell Fawr Grach in Llanbadarn Fawr, (1) to (2)

[no title]  50/11/45/8  7 June 1734

Contents:
Declaration
Of Morgan Jones that in the above agreement he acted in trust for Catherine Chichester, widow.

CARDIGANSHIRE  50/11/45/9  16 September 1734

Contents:
(1) Margaret Courtenay, widow and executrix of John Courtenay of Molland, Esq., deceased
(2) Catherine Chichester, widow of Giles Chichester of Arlington, Esq.
Recites deed mentioned in 50/11/45/6
(1) quitclaims to (2) her interest in the tithes of the Cardiganshire estate

CARDIGANSHIRE  50/11/45/10,11  14 June 1741

Contents:
(Aberystwyth, Llanbadarnfawr, Llanbadarn-y-Creuddyn, Llanilar and Llanychaiarn)

[no title or date]  50/11/45/10

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, Esq.
(2) Thomas Lloyd of Abertrinant, Cardigan, Esq.
Thomas Hughes of Aberllolwyn, Cardiganshire, gent.
Thomas Parry of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, gent.
David Richards of Lledrod, Cardiganshire, gent.
Tithes of Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth, Llanfihangel Castle Gwalter, Llanychayarn, Llanbadarn y Groythyn, Gronnos, Llanillar, and other parishes in Cardiganshire
Term: 14 years
Rent: £700 p.a.

[no title or date]  50/11/45/11

Contents:
With draft on paper

MONTGOMERYSHIRE; (Buttington, Guilsfield and Welshpool)  50/11/45/12  25 August 1779

Contents:
Lease
(1) John Chichester of Arlington, Esq.
(2) Susanna Vaughan of Gungrog, Montgomeryshire, widow
John Vaughan of Gungrog, yeoman, her son
Messuage and farm called Lower Gungrog in Welshpool, Buttington and Guilsfield, Montgomeryshire
Term: 21 years
Rent: £84 p.a.

MONTGOMERYSHIRE; (Guilsfield and Welshpool)  50/11/45/13  21 March 1808

Contents:
Lease
(1) Mary Chichester of Tixall, Staffordshire, widow
John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, Esq.
(2) Thomas Evans of the Bank, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, farmer
Messuage and lands known as Bank Farm in Welshpool and Guilsfield, Montgomeryshire
Term: Seven years
Rent: £63

CORNWALL; (Crantock)  50/11/45/14  24 June 1682

Contents:
Mortgage by lease for 99 years or three lives
(1) Humphrey Borlase of Treluddro, esq.
(2) Anne Borlase of Treluddro, spinster
Properties called Resclisson and Pentire in Crantock
Fine: £500
Rent: 50s. p.a. for Resclisson, and 16s. p.a. for Pentire
Term: 99 years
Lives: (2), Nicholas Borlase, son of (1), and Katherine, daughter of John Chichester of Arlington

CORNWALL; (Newlyn)  50/11/45/15  30 July 1698

Contents:
Assignment
(1) Peter Courtney of Lyons Inn, Middlesex, gent.
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
Recites deed of 20th June, 1691, by which Humphry Borlase of Treluddrow, Cornwall, esq. and Thomas Hoy of St. Andrew, Holborn, gent., mortgaged the capital messuage of Treluddrow in Newlyn to (1).
(1) grants to (2) the residue of a term of years granted by the above deed.
Consideration: £386.10s.

KNOWSTONE; MARTINHOE; MOLLAND  50/11/46  18th century

Contents:
Survey of estates in Molland, Knowstone and Martinhoe, giving details of leases granted 1670-1766

[no title]  50/11/47  1708 - 1709

Contents:
Account book: accounts of sheep killed and disposal of the meat; at other end of the volume are accounts of disposal of grain; in the middle are detailed accounts of executors of the will of Gertrude Borlase c.1691, apparently drawn up for a law suit.

[no title]  50/11/48  1783 - 1784

Contents:
Estate account book: trust estate of the late John Chichester.

[ARLINGTON]  50/11/49  September 1827 - March 1828

Contents:
Farm account book, giving also a weekly diary of occurrences and wage accounts, which name the labourers and detail their daily tasks [presumably for a farm in or near Arlington; printed format]

[no title]  50/11/50/1-12  1833 - 1844, 1847-8

Contents:
Annual analyses of estate payments [1838 is missing from the series; 1847-8 is a comparison of totals only]

[no title]  50/11/51/1-7  1824 - 1825

Contents:
Estate account books of William Livingstone, agent to J.P. Chichester as follows [only a few pages used in each]

[no title]  50/11/51/1  1824-1825

Contents:
Receipt book

[no title]  50/11/51/2  1824-1825

Contents:
Stable book

[no title]  50/11/51/3  1824-1825

Contents:
"For the Doags and the Oats Entered"

[no title]  50/11/51/4  1824-1825

Contents:
Wheat book

[no title]  50/11/51/5  1825

Contents:
Book containing miscellaneous receipts and valuation of "Lairder's Esteat"

[no title]  50/11/51/6  1824-1825

Contents:
Book containing miscellaneous payments and receipts

[no title]  50/11/51/7  1824-1825

Contents:
Bundle of miscellaneous receipts and pages from books similar to the above

WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR  50/11/52  23 July 1638

Contents:
Receipt of Walter Cossens for £30 received after the transaction in 50/11/41/8,9

[no title]  50/11/53  1717 - 1837

Contents:
Bundle of miscellaneous estate receipts and bills, chiefly 1732-1733, 1818-1819 and 1837

[no title]  50/11/54  May - July 1811

Contents:
Drover's bill, listing places called at from the Isle of Sky to Arlington with 90 head of cattle, and expenses incurred. [The journey took 43 days and cost £101..13s.]
Places mentioned in an account of cattle droving from Skye to Arlington
May 23 Kylerea
24 Shealhouse
25 Cluanie
26 Omach[?]
27 Fort Augustus
28 Garvamore
29
30
June 1
2
3
4
5 Crieff
5 Muthill
6
6 Stirling
6 St Ninians
7 Torwood[?]
8 Lomuir
8 Armadale
9 Wilsonton
9 Carnwath
10
11 Tweedsmuir
12 Moffat
12 Dumcrieff
12 Beal [?]
13 Ecclefechan
Melpath [?]
14 [Kingsmore ?]
15 Plumpton
15 Penrith
15 Clifton
15 Barrandal ?
16 Shap
17 Kendal
18 Carnforth
19
20 Preston
21 Wigan
22 Congleton
23 Warrington
24 Stafford
25 Penkridge [?]
26 Kidderminster
27 Worcester
27
27
28 Severn Stoke
29 Gloucester
30 Falfield
July 1 Filton
2 Red Cow Inn
3
4 Bridgewater
5 Hupath[?]
All gaps I am unable to locate or identify

[no title]  50/11/55  1821 - 1823

Contents:
Bundle of detailed estate bills, chiefly blacksmith's.

[no title]  50/11/56  1823

Contents:
Bundle of bills for jobbing work.

[no title]  50/11/57  18th, 19th cents

Contents:
Bundle of miscellaneous estate bills, notes and correspondence.

DOWN, EAST  50/11/58  27 March 1823

Contents:
Valuation of timber in Churchill Wood, East Down, and other named woods, by John Finch of Pilton; on other sides of the sheets are covering letters from Finch and from Thomas Pugsley of Barnstaple.

MORTEHOE  50/11/59  7 July 1823

Contents:
Letter from Jones and Carew, Solicitors, Exeter, to Colonel Chichester, Cheltenham, with details of the tithes of Morthoe; letter mentions information supplied by the Rev. Dr. Oliver on an enclosed sheet, which has not survived.

DOWN, EAST  50/11/60  1748

Contents:
Bundle of papers in a case over right to cut timber in Churchill Manor, East Down, involving dispute over the lordship of the manor [includes copy of description of the boundaries of the manor, 1623]

ARLINGTON; BRATTON FLEMING; LOXHORE; MORTEHOE  50/11/61  1816 - 1841

Contents:
Bundle of papers concerning tenancies of estates in Arlington, Bratton Fleming, Loxhore and Morthoe, chiefly conditions for letting and tenants' agreements to take.

COMBE MARTIN  50/11/62  1827 - 1837

Contents:
Two parliamentary bills, plan and book of reference by James Green, surveyor, and other papers relating to proposed road and harbour scheme.

ARLINGTON  50/11/63  c.1830

Contents:
Valuation, endorsed "Mr. Bulley's Valuation of tithes of Arlington" [n.d.; c.1830]

[no title]  50/11/64, 65  19th century

Contents:
Two notebooks on estate matters.

CARDIGANSHIRE; Llanbadarnfawr; MONTGOMERYSHIRE: Welshpool  50/11/66-75  1678 - 1727

Contents:
Tithe account books of the Chichester estates in Llanbadarn area of Cardiganshire and Welshpool area of Montgomeryshire

[no title]  50/11/66  1678-1681

Contents:
(Cardigan only)

[no title]  50/11/67  1695-1699

Contents:
(Cardigan only)

[no title]  50/11/68  1699-1700

Contents:
(Cardigan only)

[no title]  50/11/69  1704-1717

Contents:
(Both counties)

[no title]  50/11/70  1719-1723

Contents:
[With further notes to 1730, including a list, 1730, of Aberystwyth fishing boats and tithes payable]

[no title]  50/11/71  1719-1723

Contents:
(Both counties)

[no title]  50/11/72/1,2  1719-1723

Contents:
(Drafts; both counties)

[no title]  50/11/73  1723-1727

Contents:
(Both counties)

[no title]  50/11/74  1723-1727

Contents:
(Both counties; with other memoranda)

[no title]  50/11/75  1725-1727

Contents:
(Both counties; draft)

CARDIGANSHIRE  50/11/76  1726 - 1728

Contents:
Rental of property in Cardiganshire.

MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/77  1729 - 1743

Contents:
Account of rents collected on John Chichester's estate in Montgomeryshire.

CARDIGANSHIRE  50/11/78  1734 - 1736

Contents:
Rental, Cardigan estates, with rough notes on payments, c.1700-1733 at the other end.

MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/79  1799

Contents:
Rental of John P. Chichester's tithes and estate accounts, including many payments for Chichester as High Sherriff of Montgomeryshire for that year.

[no title]  50/11/80/1-4  c.1860

Contents:
Four summaries of apportionment of tithe rent charge for various parishes.

CARDIGANSHIRE  50/11/81  1874 - 1876

Contents:
Tithe rental account and estate account, Cardiganshire estate.

CARDIGANSHIRE and MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/82  1640 - 1800

Contents:
Bundle of miscellaneous accounts, rentals and other papers concerning tithes and rents on the Cardigan and Montgomery estates.

[no title]  50/11/83  1799

Contents:
Bundle of estate vouchers

CARDIGANSHIRE and MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/84  1703 - 1797

Contents:
Bundle of papers concerning tithes in Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire; includes agreements for leasing, copy leases, and related letters and papers, and an appointment of Catherine Chichester of Loxhore, widow, as attorney, 17 October, 1735.

CARDIGANSHIRE: (Llanbadarnfawr, Llanfihangel Geneu'r Glynn)  50/11/85  c.1700-1814

Contents:
Bundle of papers, some legal, on disputes over tithes of Llanbadarn Fawr and Llanfihangel Generglyn, Cardiganshire, and herring tithes.

[no title]  50/11/86  1796 - 1820

Contents:
Bundle of legal opinions on exemption from tithes (mainly Welsh estates).

[no title]  50/11/87  1730 - 1732

Contents:
Letters of Catherine Chichester to her son John, chiefly on financial matters connected with Welsh tithes [with some drafts]

[no title]  50/11/88  1731 - 1782

Contents:
Bundle of letters concerning Welsh estate and rents, mainly from Evan Vaughan and Edward Hughes to John Chichester of Arlington, 1766-1782, but including two letters of Catherine Chichester, 1731.

CARDIGANSHIRE and MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/89  1796 - 1820

Contents:
Bundle of letters concerning Welsh estate and tithes, Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire.

[no title]  50/11/90  1806 - 1813

Contents:
Bundle of letters concerning Welsh estates, John Vaughan and George Gould to Col. Chichester.

[no title]  50/11/91  1810 - 1821

Contents:
Bundle of letters, concerning Welsh estates, John Vaughan, Welshpool, to John P. Chichester.

CARDIGANSHIRE and MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/92  1811 - 1823

Contents:
Bundle of letters on Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire estates and tithes, chiefly George Gould of Welshpool and Arthur Davies of Oswestry to Col. Chichester.

[no title]  50/11/93  1812 - 1823

Contents:
Bundle of letters on Welsh estates and tithes, chiefly W. Allen to Col. Chichester.

[no title]  50/11/94  1812 - 1823

Contents:
Bundle of letters on Welsh estate and tithes, mainly Lewis Morris to Col. Chichester.

[CARDIGANSHIRE ?]  50/11/95  1814-1828

Contents:
Bundle of correspondence on agreements over tithes with Mr. Powell [Cardiganshire estate ?]

CARDIGANSHIRE  50/11/96  1819 - 1823

Contents:
Bundle of letters with related papers on tithes of Cardiganshire estate, mainly J. Hughes, Aberystwyth, to Col. J.P. Chichester, Arlington.

[no title]  50/11/97  1822 - 1823

Contents:
Bundle of letters from Pryse Pryse, M.P., to Col. Chichester, and copy letters to James Hughes, Aberystwyth.

CARDIGANSHIRE and MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/98  1687 - 1810

Contents:
Bundle of miscellaneous letters and papers concerning Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire estates.

MONTGOMERYSHIRE (Welshpool)  50/11/99  1765

Contents:
Depositions of Hugh Pugh and John Poole of Welshpool in a dispute over pews in Welshpool church.

MONTGOMERYSHIRE; (Guilsfield, Llandrinio, Llandysilio, Llansantffraid, Meifod and Welshpool)  50/11/100/1  1788

Contents:
Printed Act for enclosing lands in "the Manors of Streetmarshal, Tirymynech, and Deytheur".

MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/100/2  1794

Contents:
Printed index to the Montgomeryshire Canal Act.

MONTGOMERYSHIRE  50/11/100/3  nd

Contents:
Printed bill for enclosing lands in the manors of Kedewen, Hopton and Overgorther

[no title]  50/11/101/1  5 April 1659

Contents:
Bond, Nathaniel Hooper of Barnstaple, merchant, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to secure £103

[no title]  50/11/101/2  13 Feb. 1685

Contents:
Bond, Mathew Blacke of High Bray and his son William, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to secure £10.,6s.

[no title]  50/11/101/3  2 Jan. 1694

Contents:
Bond, John Newton of St. Veep, Cornwall, husbandman, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to secure £1.,4s.,9d.

[no title]  50/11/101/4  5 Jan. 1694

Contents:
Bond, Joseph Joge of East Down, taylor, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq, to secure £2..6s.

[no title]  50/11/101/5  24 Nov. 1697

Contents:
Bond, John Chichester of Arlington to John Rowe of Kingston, to secure £1200 [endorsed with notes of re-payment 1697-1702].

[no title]  50/11/101/6  20 Dec. 1708

Contents:
Bond, John Chichester of Arlington, gent., to George Ley of Combe Martin, yeoman, to secure £10 [endorsed with note of repayment 10th January, 1716, by Giles Chichester, brother of John]

[no title]  50/11/101/7  1 June 1709

Contents:
Bond, John Chichester and Edward Poyntz, both of Arlington, gents., to John Poyntz of Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, to secure £30

[no title]  50/11/101/8  18 March 1710

Contents:
Bond, John Chichester and Edward Poyntz of Arlington, gents., to Silvester Norris of Inwardleigh, woolcomber, to secure £10 [endorsed with receipt of repayment to Thomas Risdon from Mrs. Chichester, executrix of Giles, 3rd December 1728]

[no title]  50/11/101/9  10 April 1711

Contents:
Receipt of John Chichester for £5 which he borrowed from his brother Giles

[no title]  50/11/101/10  24 April 1711

Contents:
Receipt of John Chichester [different signature from the John in 50/11/101/9] for £30 borrowed from "my brother Chichester"

[no title]  50/11/101/11  28 Sept. 1711

Contents:
Bond, John Chichester of Arlington, gent., Francis Nickes of Morthoe, husbandman, and Richard Victour of Berrynarbor, gent., to George Bowden of Berrynarbor, husbandman, to secure £40

[no title]  50/11/101/12  10 Oct. 1712

Contents:
Bond, John Chichester of Arlington, gent., and Francis Nix of Morthoe, yeoman to John Phillipps to secure £42..8s.

[no title]  50/11/101/13  12 Nov. 1713

Contents:
Receipt of "John Linch the father in part of rent for his son John Linch", 50/-

[no title]  50/11/101/14  5 Dec. 1714

Contents:
Order by Joseph Davie, Orleigh, to Captain John Dorrill, Fenchurch Street [London] to receive on his behalf £2,000 from the order of Giles Chichester, Esq., which sum was owed to him as executor of estate of his father, John Davie

[no title]  50/11/101/15  9 June 1715

Contents:
Assignment by John Poyntz of Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, gent., to Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq., of the bond 50/11/101/7, John Chichester having died

[no title]  50/11/101/16  1717 - 1719

Contents:
Sheet with three receipts signed by Edward Poyntz for annuity received from Giles Chichester by virtue of a letter dated 1 March 1717 from John Dinicombe and others

[no title]  50/11/101/17  18 Oct. 1718

Contents:
List of bonds "left with Mr. Edward Bampfield" [owner not stated]

[no title]  50/11/101/18  5 Oct. 1723

Contents:
Discharge by John Philips of Bittadon of Richard Victor and Francis Nix, parties to the bond 50/11/101/11

[no title]  50/11/101/19  10 Dec. 1723

Contents:
Declaration by Bartholomew Wortley that he has assigned to Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq., the sum of £360 secured to him by a mortgage made by Richord Perkin of Brendon, widow, and Robert Perkin of Brendon, yeoman on a messuage called Shilston in Brendon [endorsed with receipt of Giles Chichester, 23 July 1724]

[no title]  50/11/101/20  1724 - 1727

Contents:
File of receipts from Thomas Day for money received from Mrs. Chichester

[no title]  50/11/101/21  13 Oct. 1724

Contents:
Letter, John Fortescue to Madam Catherine Chichester concerning a letter of attorney

[no title]  50/11/101/22  20 Nov. 1725

Contents:
Release, John Rowe of Kingston, esq., to Catherine Chichester of Arlington, widow of Giles, of all claims which he had on Chichester as guardian of his brother George Rowe

[no title]  50/11/101/23  30 Nov. 1725

Contents:
Copy letter from Catherine Chichester to her nephew John Rowe, esq.

[no title]  50/11/101/24  1729 - 1731

Contents:
Account sheet of Mrs. Catherine Browne, mentioning Lady Lucy Herbert and Lady Carteret among others [endorsed "Mr. Wright's Acct. Mrs. Palmer"]

[no title]  50/11/101/25  3 July 1730

Contents:
Release, John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to his mother, Catherine Chichester, widow, of all errors in a judgement in a case of debt involving £2,500 in Kings Bench

[no title]  50/11/101/26  4 July 1730

Contents:
Release as 50/11/101/25, in a case of debt

[no title]  50/11/101/27  10 July 1730

Contents:
Letter of attorney by which John Courtenay of Molland, esq., appointed Catherine Chichester, widow of Giles, to collect money owning to him from Cardiganshire estates

[no title]  50/11/101/28  10 July 1730

Contents:
As 50/11/101/28, for Montgomeryshire estates

[no title]  50/11/101/29  10 July 1730

Contents:
Bond, George Jones of Rhoskillen, Cardiganshire, knight, to John Courtenay of Molland to observe covenants of a lease of 30 June 1730

[no title]  50/11/101/30  14 July 1730

Contents:
Receipt of Catherine Chichester to Edward Webbe [endorsed with acknowledgement of 2 May 1734]

[no title]  50/11/101/31  1731 - 1732

Contents:
Five receipts, one by Mrs. Hornyold for coal, the others by Catherine Chichester

[no title]  50/11/101/32  6 May 1732

Contents:
Copy bond, Catherine Chichester, widow of Giles, to John Smith of Acton Burnell, Shropshire, for her collection of money due to him as executor of the will of Catherine Palmer late of Willington, Flintshire

[no title]  50/11/101/33  7 July 1732

Contents:
Copy bond, Catherine Chichester, widow of Giles, to John Courtenay of Molland, in a Chancery case involving George Jones of Rhosgillan, Cardiganshire

[no title]  50/11/101/34  6 Feb. 1734

Contents:
Receipt for money transferred by Mrs. Catherine Chichester to the Stock Exchange

[no title]  50/11/101/35  12 October 1739

Contents:
Bond, Thomas Blackmore of Bishops Nympton, gent., to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to secure £20

[no title]  50/11/101/36  19 July 1740

Contents:
Bond, William Rice of North Molton, mason, to Christopher Locke of North Molton, mason to secure £20

[no title]  50/11/101/37  1 July 1746

Contents:
James Langdon, yeoman, Thomas Blackmore, gent., and John Southcombe, yeoman, all of Bishops Nympton, to William Paston of Horton, Gloucestershire, esq., and Mary his wife and John Chichester of Arlington, esq., & Elizabeth his wife, to secure £126.5s.

[no title]  50/11/101/38  25 March 1747

Contents:
Bond, Peter Bond of Molland, husbandman, to William Paston of Horton, Gloucestershire, esq., and Mary his wife, and John Chichester of Arlington, esq., and Elizabeth his wife, to secure £31..10s.

[no title]  50/11/101/39  21 January 1748

Contents:
Bond, Mary Nott of South Molton, widow, and her daughter Gertrude Nott, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to secure £140 [endorsed with receipts, 1751-1799]

[no title]  50/11/101/40  20 January 1752

Contents:
Bond, Thomas Nicolls of Twitchen, yeoman, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., and Elizabeth his wife, William Paston of Horton, Gloucestershire, and George Throckmorton of Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire, and Anna Maria his wife, to secure £55

[no title]  50/11/101/41  28 May 1752

Contents:
Bond, John Melhuish of Knowstone, woolcomber, to John Chichester of Arlington and parties in 50/11/101/40, to secure two golden coins from Portugal called Double Johns, and £170..14s.

[no title]  50/11/101/42  1 February 1753

Contents:
Release, Agnes Wibard of Barnstaple, widow, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq.

[no title]  50/11/101/43  30 April 1757

Contents:
Bond, Mary Nott of South Molton, widow, and her daughter Gertrude Nott, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to secure £250

[no title]  50/11/101/44  30 March 1757

Contents:
Bond, Thomas May of Braunton, yeoman, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to secure £10

[no title]  50/11/101/45  12 July 1757

Contents:
Bond, Roger Oxenham of Molland and his wife Joan and his daughter, Elizabeth, to John Chichester of Arlington, to secure £13. 4s.

[no title]  50/11/101/46  26 June 1758

Contents:
Bond, John Pine of East Down, to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to secure £330..4..8d.

[no title]  50/11/101/47  2 July 1773

Contents:
Bond, John Chichester of Arlington, esq., to William Dewey; recites mortgage of 28, 29 December 1749, of unnamed property by John Rowe then of Kingston (now of London, esq.) to Matthias Cruwys of South Molton (now deceased) and the above William Dewey, in trust for John Chichester, who binds himself to pay the principal.

[no title]  50/11/101/48  c.1710

Contents:
Undated receipt of John Chichester of Arlington, husbandman, to Giles Chichester for £8..5s. [signature is similar to that of John Chichester in 50/11/101/9]

[no title]  50/11/102  1813 - 1823

Contents:
Bundle of letters and other papers on estate at Tremough, Cornwall, and in Ireland.

[no title]  50/11/103/1  nd

Contents:
Contemporary copy of will of John Chichester, esq., as 50/11/1/8X. 12 October 1530

[no title]  50/11/103/2, 3  30 August 1675

Contents:
Bond (two copies), Roger Earl of Castlemaine to Dame Katherine Southcote alias Fairfax, Sir Walter Kirkham Blunt and Sir William Portman, bart. and John Southcote, to secure terms of a settlement on the marriage of his brother James Palmer with Katherine Southcott, daughter of above Lady Southcote alias Fairfax.

[no title]  50/11/103/4  30 May 1693

Contents:
Quitclaim, Catherine Chichester of Arlington, spinster, to her father John Chichester of Arlington, esq., by which he indemnified her from any expenses under the will of Ann Borlase, deceased

[no title]  50/11/103/5  23 December 1704

Contents:
Deed by which Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq., conveyed to Peter Matthews of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Middlesex, gent., a necklace of 29 large diamonds set in silver, a pair of diamond ear-rings, a large diamond buckle, a large diamond ring, a gold watch and forty pieces of gold called crown and sceptre pieces, on trust for his wife Catherine Chichester [witnessed by Prudence and John Chichester]

[no title]  50/11/103/6, 7  15 October 1706

Contents:
Deed [with counterpart] by which Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq., and Catherine Chichester his wife assigned to Peter Matthews of St. Martin-in-the-Field, gent., the bond 50/11/103/2,3, on trust [endorsed with appointment by Catherine of above Peter Matthews to stand trustee of the £3,000 if she died before her husband Gyles 25 March 1718]

[no title]  50/11/103/8  22 October 1712; 24 Sept. 1713

Contents:
Probate copy of will of John Chichester of Arlington, gent.; mentions sister Prudence Row, her sons Robert and John Rowe and daughter Prudence Row; Mary Poolle, Mrs. Prudence Berrie and her servant Hugh Berrie; Robert and Gregory Chichester; nieces Catherine and Ursula, daughters of his brother Giles Chichester; niece Dorothy and nephews John and William Rowe, children of sister Ursula Row deceased; appoints brother Giles as executor, and makes bequest to "Little John Chichester", son of [unnamed brother]

[no title]  50/11/103/9  21 April 1721

Contents:
Transfer by Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq., to Edward Webbe of Grays Inn, gent. and Thomas Osborne of St. Andrew, Holborn, stationer,£1895. 11s. 6d., on trust for his wife Catherine Chichester

LOXHORE  50/11/103/10,11  6 July 1723; 17 November 1724

Contents:
Probate and contemporary copy of the will of Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq., requests burial in his mother's grave at Arlington if he dies in Devon; personal estate to his wife Catherine on trust to pay debts and divide as follows: ¼ to his wife, ¼ to daughters and younger sons, and the other half to his eldest son then surviving, but subject to the following legacies: £10 to the poor of Arlington, £20 to his wife for her own use, 10/- to each servant, £5 and 20/- for a ring to sister Prudence, and £5 p.a. to each child becoming a priest or nun in one of the orders recognised by the Roman Catholic church; to wife an estate in Loxhore called Loxford Parks alias the Lords Parks and various items of silver and jewellery.

[no title]  50/11/103/12  27 February 1727/8

Contents:
Copy will of Catherine Palmer of Willington Cross, Flintshire, widow; to daughter Catherine Chichester, £50; to servant Ellen Roe, clothing, £5 and one year's wages, if still in service; to each other servant, one year's wages; to John Smith of Acton Burnell, Shropshire, esq., executor, £50; residue to grand-daughter Mary Chichester [addressed to Mrs. Chichester, c/o Edward Webb Esq., at his chambers, No. 3 in Grays Inn]

SOMERSET (Bishops Hull, Trull and Wilton)  50/11/103/13  1 November 1732

Contents:
Original will of Robert Rowe of Leighland, Somerset, esq.; to son John Rowe, all land in Somerset and elsewhere, and copyhold land in Trull, Bishops Hull, and Wilton, parts of the manor of Taunton Deane, to be held in trust for him by Giles Chichester of Leigh, Somerset and Lawrence Bake of Old Cleeve, Somerset; to each daughter £400 at 21 years old or when married with trustees' consent; to three elder daughters, ten broad pieces of gold each, and youngest daughter Mary 20 pieces; to the poor of Old Cleeve, £10; residue to John Rowe as executor; appoints wife, cousin John Chichester of Arlington, esq., Richard Estcott the younger of Estcott Farm, Somerset, and John son of William White as trustees.

ASHREIGNY, CHAWLEIGH CHUMLEIGH, MOLLAND; MOLTON, South, TWITCHEN, WEMBWORTHY and WINKLEIGH  50/11/103/14  1 August 1729; 18 April 1733

Contents:
Copy will of John Courtney of West Molland; requests burial in family aisle in the parish church; to the poor of Molland, £10; to the poor of Knowstone, Bishops Nympton, South Molton, Sampford Brett and Twitchen, £20; to sister Mary Paston, £50; sister Elizabeth Courtenay, £50; to Elizabeth Busvargus, wife's maid, £200; to servant Elizabeth Jenkins, £50; to servant Thomas Blackford, £20; to Joseph Man, senior, £20; to bailiff John Mogford, £10; to servants Thomas Taylor, William Dewey, Charles Hawke, John Hoskins and William Hodgson, £10 each; to each other servant £1; lands in Winkleigh, Wembworthy, Ringsash, Chawleigh, Chumleigh, and South Molton to wife Margaret, and to have West Molland barton and Pulsworthy barton, Twitchen, for one year; to George Courtenay, testator's brother, remainder of lands not otherwise bequeathed, provided he does not molest Margaret, for his life and then of his children's lives, and if he dies without issue, then to testator's sisters Mary Paston and Elizabeth Courtenay; appoints wife Margaret as executrix.

SOMERSET (Carhampton and Dunster)  50/11/103/15  17 April 1760

Contents:
Deed of indemnity
(1) John Poyntz of Grays Inn, gent., son and heir of Giles Poyntz late of Yarnscombe, gent.
(2) John Chichester of Arlington, esq.
(3) Henry Fownes Luttrell of Dunster Castle, Somerset, esq.
(2) assures to (3) the title to the manor of Foremarsh in Dunster and Carhampton.

[no title]  50/11/103/16  5th April 1768

Contents:
Administration granted to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., principal creditor of Anne Bickham late of South Molton, widow, on refusal of her aunt Elizabeth, wife of John Dunn the elder of South Molton

[no title]  50/11/103/17/1  29 Sept. 1793

Contents:
Release, Mary MacDonald of York, spinster, to John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq., for her legacy of £300 under the will of John Chichester of Arlington by his will of 1782, she having reached the age of 21 on 19/03/1792

[no title]  50/11/103/17/2,3  18 Nov. 1795

Contents:
Unexecuted releases, John Palmer Chichester of Arlington, esq. and Charles Joseph Chichester of Calverleigh, esq., to Mary Chichester, under terms of a settlement made by their father by deed poll of 22/01/1777, Charles Joseph having become 25 on 03/09/1795

[no title]  50/11/103/18  19 May 1794

Contents:
Grant of an annuity of £100 p.a. by John Palmer Chichester of Hanover Square, Middlesex, esq., to James Giblett of Bond Street, gent.; consideration £600

[no title]  50/11/103/19  31 May 1881

Contents:
"Memorandum of papers taken out of this Chest by Thomas Lock"

[no title]  50/11/103/20  19th cent

Contents:
Wrapper for 50/11/103/1-19, with note of some of the contents

[no title]  50/11/104/1  20 February 1726

Contents:
Letter, Nicholas Hooper, jun., Rawleigh, to Mrs. Chichester, giving a character of Thomas Evens as a servant

[no title]  50/11/104/2  4 Sept. 1839

Contents:
Letter from H. Holland, 42 Grosvenor Place, giving character of George French as a coachman

[no title]  50/11/104/3  4 Oct. 1839

Contents:
Letter from [J.W. ?] Fife, Long Acre, giving character of an unnamed coachman employed by Mrs. Holland of 42, Grosvenor Place

[no title]  50/11/105  22 May 1837

Contents:
Apprenticeship indenture, Thomas Gubb of Bratton Fleming, son of John Thomas Gubb, cordwainer, to John Palmer Bruce Chichester of Arlington Court, esq., until he is 21, as a servant

[no title]  50/11/106  5 May 1733

Contents:
Legal opinion of Wm. Hawkins on terms under a marriage settlement of 1675

ARLINGTON  50/11/107  [1767]

Contents:
Copy
Made by the Rev. Herbert Reynolds in 1892 of a document in the diocesan archives, listing inhabitants of Arlington Hall in 1767

[no title]  50/11/108  1839

Contents:
Bundle of letters concerning household goods.

[no title]  50/11/109  c.1700 and 19th cent

Contents:
Bundle of notes and memoranda on Chichester family history, including pedigrees, all nineteenth century, with an original poem of address to Giles Chichester c.1700, written in silver and gold ink with decorative headings on red paper, and a certified copy of an I.P.M. on John Chichester, 1438.

BERKSHIRE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE and WORCESTERSHIRE  50/11/110  18th cent

Contents:
Bundle of miscellaneous papers relating to the trust property of the Throckmorton family, with notes on the marriage settlement between George Throckmorton and Anna Maria Paston [estates included the inheritance of the Courtenay family of Molland, as well as Throckmorton property in above counties]

[no title or date]  50/11/111/1-31

Contents:
Bundle of bonds, accounts and legal papers concerning the Borlase family of Cornwall

CORNWALL (Newlyn)  50/11/111/1-4  1663 - 1675

[no title]  50/11/111/1,2  4 Sept. 1663

Contents:
Draft marriage settlement (two versions) between Humphrey Borlase, son and heir of Nicholas Borlase of Treluddrow, Cornwall, esq., and Anne Wintour, daughter of Sir John Wintour of Lydney, Gloucestershire, knight, concerning the manor of Cargoll, Cornwall [51/11/111/2 has schedule of additional Cornish property]

[no title]  50/11/111/3  9 Jan. 1671

Contents:
Bond, Humphrey Borlase of Guarnack, Cornwall, esq., to John Chichester of Arlington, to secure £100

[no title]  50/11/111/4  4 Sept. 1675

Contents:
Lease, Nicholas Borlase of Treluddro, esq., to William Keidgwin of Mousehole and John Borlase of St. Just in Penwith, gent., with permission of his daughters Gertrude, Ann and Catherine, of the manor of Cargoll, Cornwall

[no title]  50/11/111/5  20 April 1677

Contents:
Bond, William Coryn of Kenwyn, William Jolley of St. Enoder and Robert Trethewye of St. Stephens in Brannel, gent., to Ann Borlase, daughter of Nicholas of Treluddro, esq. to secure £50

[no title]  50/11/111/6  14 May 1677

Contents:
Promissory note, H[umphrey] Borlase to his sister Anne, for the sum of £59..1s.

[no title]  50/11/111/7  22 Feb. 1677

Contents:
Administration granted to Ann Burlace, sister of Katherine Burlace lately of Newlyn, deceased

[no title]  50/11/111/8  10 Feb. 1679

Contents:
Bond, John Verman of Lamorran, esq., and James Crocker of Ruanlanihorn, gent., to Robert Bishop of Bridport, Dorset, gent., to secure £200

[no title]  50/11/111/9  3 May 1679

Contents:
Bond, parties as in 51/11/111/8, to secure £50

[no title]  50/11/111/10  24 March 1680

Contents:
Bond, Antony Trevelian of Yarnscombe, gent., and William Davey of Roborough, gent., to John Chichester of Arlington to secure £150..10s.

[no title]  50/11/111/11  6 June 1682

Contents:
Bond, John Vurman of Lamorran, esq., James Crocker of Trethewey, gent, and John Bennett of Lamorran, yeoman, to Anne Borlase daughter of Nicholas of Treluddro to secure £100

[no title]  50/11/111/12  17 June 1682

Contents:
Bond, Humphry Courtney of Tremeere and Humphry Borlase of Treluddro, esqs., to Anne Borlase daughter of Nicholas of Treluddro to secure £300

[no title]  50/11/111/13  24 June 1682

Contents:
Bond, Humphry Borlase of Treluddro, Cornwall, esq., and William Jolly of Pencorse, gent., to Ann Borlase of Treluddro, spinster, to secure £500

[no title]  50/11/111/14  28 June 1682

Contents:
Bond, Humphry Borlase of Treluddro, Cornwall, spinster, to secure £110

[no title]  50/11/111/15  16 May 1685

Contents:
Original will of Ann Borlase, daughter of Nicholas of Treluddro, Cornwall, deceased; mentions nephew Nicholas Burlace, nephews Giles and John Chichester, nieces Prudence and Ursula Chichester, kinsman John Borlace son of William, and John's sister Jane and "his sister Phillipp Lincolnes youngest son", servant Mary James, and £150 for charitable uses; residue to niece Catherine Chichester unless she dies or marries before 21, who is to be executrix, except that as she is not of age; the trustees are to be Sir Walter Blunt, Sir John Southcote, Edward Cary, esq. and brother-in-law John Chichester

[no title]  50/11/111/16  3 July 1685

Contents:
Copy will of Ann Borlase, as in 50/11/111/15, with basically same provisions [copy made 15 October 1685]

[no title]  50/11/111/17  1685

Contents:
Another copy of 50/11/111/16

[no title]  50/11/111/18  9 Dec. 1685

Contents:
"A Note of Mrs. Ann Borlase her Bonds"

[no title]  50/11/111/19  4 Oct. 1690

Contents:
Bond, Humphry Borlase of Truethan, Cornwall, knight, to Gertrude Borlase of Treluddro, spinster, to secure £300, to be paid to John Coghill of Bletchington, Oxfordshire.

[no title]  50/11/111/20  14 Oct. 1690

Contents:
Bond, Gertrude Borlase of Treluddro, spinster, to John Coghill of Bletchington, Oxford, knight, to secure £300

[no title]  50/11/111/21  14 Oct. 1690

Contents:
Bond, Humphry Borlase of Trevethan, knight, to Gertrude Boralse of Treluddro, spinster, to secure £350 owing to Francis Rowse of Clements Inn, gent.

[no title]  50/11/111/22  27 April 1691

Contents:
Abstract of will of Gertrude Borlase of St. Erme, Cornwall, brother of Humphry

[no title]  50/11/111/23  14 June 1691

Contents:
Bond, Prudence Kestell of Newlyn, widow, and John Kestell of the same, yeoman, to John Chichester of Arlington, knight, to secure £20..12s.

[no title]  50/11/111/24  1 Sept. 1691

Contents:
Receipt of Prudence Trevelyan for money and bonds [scheduled] from her sister Borlase

[no title]  50/11/111/25  28 Feb. 1707

Contents:
Receipt of P. Courtney concerning will of Gertrude Borlase of 26 March 1683

[no title]  50/11/111/26  9 May 1709

Contents:
Petition of William Draper of Adgcombe, Surrey, esq., and others to the Lord Chancellor concerning Humphry Borlase of Treluddro and property in Cornwall.

[no title]  50/11/111/27  28 March 1718

Contents:
List of bonds "which Mr. Chichester has acknowledged in his answer to have been recd. or owed by him of Mrs. G. Borlase"

[no title]  50/11/111/28  c.1700

Contents:
Bundle of papers in law suit of Chichester v. Borlase over will of Gertrude Borlase

[no title]  50/11/111/29  c.1700

Contents:
List of bonds in the house "when father Chichester died"

[no title]  50/11/111/30  c.1700

Contents:
Inventory of goods of Gertrude Borlase, deceased, which came to the late John Chichester

[no title]  50/11/111/31  c.1700

Contents:
Plea of plaintiff, Mr. Francis Smith, in the law suit following the death of Gertrude Borlase

[no title]  50/11/112  1769 - 1782

Contents:
Bundle of papers relating to financial affairs of Mary McDonald, second wife of John Chichester, and her family.

[no title]  50/11/113  1791 - 1823

Contents:
Large scrapbook containing receipts for household goods, including following Devon billheads: Joseph Evans, High Street, Barnstaple, draper, 1818, John Tidboald, draper, High Street, Exeter, 1796; Charles Upham, hatter and hosier, 62 Fore Street, Exeter, 1816; E. & J.M. Wilcocks, drapers, 104 Fore Street, Exeter, 1817; also includes poster for Romney Races, 1805.
[At the front is a bill of costs for burial at Dunkirk of "Monsieur Jean Chichester" in 1765, endorsed by John Palmer Chichester "This was my elder brother ..."]

[no title]  50/11/114  1809 - 1822

Contents:
Small scrapbook containing bills, arranged alphabetically, for miscellaneous household expenses; some Devon, others London and elsewhere; includes bill-head for Land's New London Inn, Exeter, 1816.

[no title]  50/11/115  1728 - 1845

Contents:
Bundle of miscellaneous household bills.

SHIRWELL  50/11/116  1700

Contents:
Draft petition of Giles Chichester of Arlington, esq., to the Lord Treasurer concerning tithes payable in April 1700 on messuage called North Woolley and Woolley Wood in Sherwill, inherited on the death of his father John.

[no title]  50/11/117/1  1706-1718

Contents:
Large bundle of bills and answers in Chancery, in the various law suits in which Giles Chichester was involved over the inheritance of his wife Catherine Palmer, heiress and niece of Roger, Earl of Castlemaine; includes property in Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire.

[no title or date]  50/11/117/2-9

Contents:
Other papers used in the above law cases

[no title]  50/11/117/2  22 Jan. 1687; 21 June 1687

Contents:
Copy will of James Palmer of Montgomeryshire; requests burial with no more ceremony "than what Catholick rite requires. In that case let noe expence be spared so it be to the Honour and glory of God and benefitt to my poor Soule"; wife to be executrix; to the Society of our English Province, £200; to each priest of Montgomery 20/- if he dies there; to confessarius £10; to servant John Grace £10 and clothes; plate and house furniture to wife, and daughters Katherine and Elizabeth. Codicil of 21 June 1687 states that testator is ill away from home, and that the will in his house at Buttington, Montgomeryshire is his last will.
Probate 1 Oct. 1687

[no title]  50/11/117/3  23 Jan. 1703

Contents:
Original award by Roger, Earl of Castlemaine, in arbitration between Giles Chichester of Arlington and Philip Palmer of Dorney, Buckinghamshire, and Katherine his wife [Castlemaine was the brother of James Palmer, whose widow married Philip Palmer and daughter married Chichester] over claims made by Chichester on the estate of the late James Palmer

[no title]  50/11/117/4,5  24 March 1704

Contents:
Second award of Roger, Earl of Castlemaine, as above, with a contemporary copy

[no title]  50/11/117/6  c.1705

Contents:
Copy will of Roger, Earl of Castlemaine; all his estate in Cardiganshire, Montgomeryshire and Merioneth to Anne, Countess of Sussex [his daughter] and John Jenyns of Hayes, Middlesex, esq. on various trusts: annuities to testator's nephews John and Charles Darrell, subject to which the estate was to go to the heirs of testator's nephew Philip Palmer [a marginal note states that Philip Palmer's name was to have been inserted, but "he persevering in his ill behaviour to me I have left it out as if he were dead, Giveing him no share in this my Will"], failing which to nephew Charles Palmer. Recites settlement by his father Sir James Palmer of the manors of Dorney and Boveney, Buckinghamshire, on testator's brother Sir Philip Palmer, who encumbered the estate with a mortgage which the testator paid off, and then re-settled the estate on Sir Philip Palmer; testator now revokes certain clauses in the settlement in favour of his nephews Philip and Charles Palmer and niece Phoebe, and directs his nephew John Jenyns, the right heir of Sir Philip Palmer if he died childless, to pay Phoebe Palmer £300. John Jenyns to have houses in the Savoy near the Strand, Middlesex, and lands in Monmouthshire leased from the Earl of Pembroke, on trust to pay an annuity to niece Frances Dorrell.
Requests burial in Welshpool parish church if he dies in Wales [remainder of will, including date, is missing]

[no title]  50/11/117/7  c.1700

Contents:
Schedule of deeds of Earl of Castlemaine's estates in Cardiganshire and Montgomery

[no title or date]  50/11/117/8,9

Contents:
Two documents folded together and labelled "The Will and Testament of Catherine Palmer and the Title to the Estate"

[no title]  50/11/117/8  c.1680

Contents:
Instructions to "my Lord" [Castlemaine] concerning settling of the Welsh estates

[no title]  50/11/117/9  6 May 1732

Contents:
Appointment by John Smith of Acton Burnell, Shropshire, esq., executor of will of Catherine Palmer late of Willington, Flintshire, of Catherine Chichester, widow of Giles, as his attorney to collect rents due from the Welsh estates

[no title]  50/11/118  1694; c.1733

Contents:
Bundle of papers in a Chancery suit in which the Chichester family were involved over the Welsh estates; includes one document of 1694, the answers of Henry Lloyd, gent., to Gilbert Jones, with a schedule of rents owing on Welsh estates.

CARDIGANSHIRE  50/11/119  c.1755

Contents:
Bundle of legal papers in a case concerning property in Cardiganshire, Vaughan v. Chichester and others.

[no title]  50/11/120  2 April 1757

Contents:
Acknowledgment by Edmund Cheyne of Launceston, Cornwall, esq., of his assignment to John Chichester of Arlington, esq., of a judgment obtained in Chancery against Matthias Cruwys of South Molton, gent., in a debt of £128, and appointment of Chichester as Cheyne's Attorney.
Consideration: £94. 6. 9d.

[no title]  50/11/121  1800 - 1801

Contents:
Bundle of law papers in the case of George v. Chichester before the Sheriff of Edinburgh
[Case concerns dismissal of a servant]

[no title]  50/11/122/1,2  1821

Contents:
Case and opinion in the action of Chichester against Edwards, concerning Welsh tithes

[no title or date]  50/11/123

Contents:
Bundle of miscellaneous legal papers, including some bills.

[no title]  50/11/124  1813, 1821-3

Contents:
Bundle of letters from Thomas Tardrew, Barnstaple, to Col. J.P. Chichester, concerning finance.

[no title]  50/11/125  1823

Contents:
Bundle of letters from Barnstaple Bank to Col. J.P. Chichester

[no title]  50/11/126  Feb. 1831 - Nov. 1832

Contents:
Bundle of letters from Lieut. Obadiah Newell, Plymouth, to J.B.P. Chichester, Arlington Court, on naval, family and estate matters

[no title or date]  50/11/127-132

Contents:
Bundles of business letters and prospectuses to Sir John P.B. Chichester, largely on railways, but including some other material [Chichester was involved with railways in three ways: as shareholder, as member of some management committees, and as a landowner whose land was compulsorily purchased]:

[no title]  50/11/127  1845 - 1847

Contents:
Includes prospectuses for:
Oxford and Salisbury Direct Railway; Direct London and Exeter Railways; London and Holyhead Direct Railway; Shropshire Mineral Railway; and the London and Edinburgh
Direct Railway; also a letter on the improvement of Combe Martin harbour, a bill from the Hotel d'Angleterre, Constantinople, and a plan for a bathroom cabinet

[no title]  50/11/128  1845 - 1846

Contents:
Includes prospectuses for: Taw Vale Railway Extension and Dock Company; North Devon Extension Railway and Combe Martin Harbour of Refuge Company; and Compressed Air Engine Company; and compulsory purchase orders for Shropshire Union Railway and Canal, and Manchester and Birmingham Continuation and Welsh Junction Railway.

[no title]  50/11/129  1845 - 1846

Contents:
Includes prospectuses for: Cornwall and Devon Central Railway; Direct Western Railway; Taw Vale Railway Extension and Dock Company; London, Salisbury and Yeovil Junction Railway; Direct London and Exeter Railway; North Devon Extension Railway; Great European Railways Co.; Oxford and Salisbury Direct Railway; London, Birmingham and Buckinghamshire
Railway; Grand London and Dublin Railway; London and Holyhead Direct Railway; Bristol, Bath and Poole Railway; London and Edinburgh Direct Railway; Truro and St. Agnes Railway; Gloucester, Aberystwyth and Central Wales Railway; Great Western Extension, Atmospheric Railway Co.; Shropshire Mineral Railway; and Dartmouth, Torbay and Exeter Railway; and for the following companies: Compressed Air Engine Co.; London, Rotterdam and Harlingen Steam Schooner Shipping Co.; Metropolitan and Brighton Sea Water Conveyance Co.; Sutton Harbour and Dock Co., Plymouth; Railway Locomotive Engine & Machinery Co.; Sovereign Life Assurance Co.; Licensed Victuallers' Assurance Co.; Monzani's Patented Ships' Life and Shore Boat Co.; and Metropolitan Sewage Manure Co.; and also a map of the Direct London and Holyhead Railway and its connections, a sale catalogue of railway shares, printed extracts from evidence given before a House of Commons Committee on the Cornwall Railway and a price list of wines from Durand, Blakeway & Co., London

[no title]  50/11/130  1845 - 1846

Contents:
Entirely correspondence, largely from members of railway committees, including the Oxford and Salisbury Direct Railway Co., Direct London and Exeter, and London and Holyhead Direct Railway Co.; many letters do not state which scheme they concern.

[no title]  50/11/131  1845 - 1846

Contents:
Largely concerned with shares, chiefly London and Holyhead Railway and Shropshire Mineral Railway; includes compulsory purchase notice on lands in Guildsfield, Montgomery, for the Manchester and Birmingham Continuation and Welsh Junction Railway; other material is: illustrated advert. of J.C. Cording, Strand, London, waterproofer and outfitter, with samples of materials; price list of Birmingham Plate Glass Co.; advert. for the "Thermodiskion", a heated cupboard to keep plates hot, manufactured by James Wellsted, London; printed appeal for the London Mechanics' Institute; and printed rules for the Devon and Exeter Society for the Study and Encouragement of Art

[no title]  50/11/132  1845 - 1846

Contents:
Miscellaneous correspondence and financial papers concerning the following Railways: Shropshire Mineral; Oxford and Salisbury; London and Exeter; and London and Holyhead

[no title]  50/11/133  1734 - 1846

Contents:
Bundle of miscellaneous correspondence, chiefly on legal and financial matters, but including a letter of thanks from [The Rev.] Charles B. Sweet, Kittesford, Somerset, to John P. Chichester, esq., for his presentation to the living of Arlington, 1819, and printed list of drugs and chemicals sold and prepared by John Norrington, chemist, 75 High Street, Barnstaple, 1846.

[no title]  50/11/134  1 May 1678

Contents:
Commission appointing John Musgrave as chirurgeon of a regiment of foot lately raised under the command of Col. Thomas Stradling

[no title]  50/11/135  26 April 1808

Contents:
Commission of Thomas Johnes of Hafod, esq., Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire, appointing Thomas Robert Gregg, gent., as ensign of a company in the battalion of Foot Militia for Cardiganshire

[no title]  50/11/136  7 July 1810

Contents:
Commission of Thomas Johnes of Hafod, esq., Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire, appointing John P. Chichester, esq., as colonel in the battalion of Foot Militia for Cardiganshire

[no title]  50/11/137  1812 - 1828

Contents:
Bundle of official letters, commissions and certificates relating to the naval service of Lt. John P.B. Chichester, including a mess book 1814-1815, sketch of sails of a ship in various positions, and statement of dimensions of mast and yards of the Pandora, n.d.

[no title]  50/11/138  1798 - 1799

Contents:
Bundle of bills relating to John P. Chichester's term as sheriff of Montgomery.

PILTON  50/11/139  23 August 1822

Contents:
Appointment by two magistrates of special sessions to be held for the Braunton Division to consider an application for a footpath diversion in Eastern North Field, Pilton.

[no title]  50/11/140  21 July 1838

Contents:
Letter from John Barry, Barnstaple, to John P.B. Chichester, esq., M.P., House of Commons, reporting on the meeting of a Board in Barnstaple.

[no title or date]  50/11/141/1-6

Contents:
Bundle of papers relating to John Stanbury

[no title]  50/11/141/1,2  c.1831

Contents:
Manuscript prospectus of his proposed book
The Adventures of a Boroughmonger, intended to expose the evils in parliamentary elections, with list of subscribers, mainly from Barnstaple [two copies]

[no title]  50/11/141/3  29 June 1831

Contents:
Letter from Stanbury, Sheriff's Ward, Exeter, to John P.B. Chichester; writer is under arrest for debt because of election expenses and requests assistance

[no title]  50/11/141/4  1 Nov. 1833

Contents:
Recommendation signed by four inhabitants of Barnstaple in favour of Abraham Stanbury in his application for the situation of bread and biscuit baker in the Victualling Dept.

[no title]  50/11/141/5,6  19 Nov. 1833

Contents:
Letter from Stanbury, 11 St. John Street, Westminster, to John P.B. Chichester, requesting him to use his influence to obtain a clerkship for his son Charles Newbery Stanbury, with copy petition to the Secretary of War

[no title]  50/11/7, 8  10, 12 April 1834

Contents:
Letter from Stanbury, 32 Upper Lisson Street, Lisson Grove, London, to John P.B. Chichester, with a copy of his petition to Lord George Hervey; the petition requests an investigation into the writer's conduct in the last General Election.

Bibliography: [For a copy of a related letter of John Stanbury, see Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries, vol. xvi pp. 136-138]


[no title]  50/11/142  n.d.; c.1840 ?

Contents:
Appeal for subscriptions to help a Mr. White who had been imprisoned after a case involving freedom of the press and had a large legal bill to pay, with list of subscriptions received.
[Possibly connected with the Stanbury papers, 50/11/141/1-8; part of the document was used as a wrapper for the Welsh estate papers]

[no title]  50/11/143  c.1835

Contents:
Petition to the House of Commons from inhabitants of Barnstaple, Bideford and area in favour of improvement of the River Severn [presumably sent to Sir John Chichester as M.P. for Barnstaple]

ARLINGTON  50/11/144  [n.d.]

[no title]  50/11/144/1  1688 - 1733

Contents:
Churchwardens' account book for Arlington parish

[no title]  50/11/144/2  1734 - 1800

Contents:
Churchwardens' account book for Arlington

[no title]  50/11/144/3  1738 - 1795

Contents:
Overseers' account book, containing accounts 1738-1747, 1765-1784, list of overseers, 1738-48, list of surveyors, 1739-61, note of distribution among poor of profits from a cottage called Rebecka's Hay in Braunton, 1741-44, and a bill for repairing parish tools, 1795

[no title]  50/11/144/4  1698 - 1725

Contents:
Constables' account book for Arlington parish [incomplete]

[no title]  50/11/145-150  August, 1814

Contents:
Plans and sections of "Pine Pits", by W.A. [numbered 1-8, but 2 and 6 are missing]

[ARLINGTON]  50/11/151-155  1849


Related information: [See also 50/11/171/1,2]

Contents:
Plans of proposed orangery, two unsigned, the others by J.W. Thomson, landscape gardener, for Thomas Sandes, Esq., [Evans ?] Wood, Liverpool, Richard Turner, Hammersmith Iron Works, Dublin, and William Walker, engineer, King Street, Manchester

ARLINGTON  50/11/156  August 1876

Contents:
Plans of a carpenter's shop to be built at Arlington Court.

COMBE MARTIN  50/11/158  n.d.; c.1830 ?

Contents:
Plan of proposed harbours, Comb Martin bay.

[TAWSTOCK ?]  50/11/159, 160  c.1870

Contents:
Two elevations of [Tawstock ?] parish church.

[no title]  50/11/161  28 June 1792

Contents:
Sketch and plan of an intended dam, with written description, by J. Hodgkinson
[No indication as to place]

[no title]  50/11/162  5 July 1834 [postmark date]

Contents:
Sketch plan of [a highway diversion ?], untitled

[no title]  50/11/163  1837

Contents:
Agreement, with plan, between the Guardians of Barnstaple Poor Law Union and John Tamlyn, concerning dispute over boundary between the workhouse and his property near Davy's Lane in Barnstaple.

[no title]  50/11/164-170  [19th cent.]

Contents:
Miscellaneous undated, untitled plans.

Bundle of miscellanous plans etc. as follows  50/11/171/1-6  [n.d.]

[no title]  50/11/171/1,2  [1849]

Contents:
Elevations of the proposed orangery [at Arlington]

[no title]  50/11/171/3  n.d.; c.1870

Contents:
Elevation of a building in Gothic Style, either almshouses or estate houses

[no title]  50/11/171/4,5  19th cent

Contents:
Plans of a circular-saw by Wm. N. Parson, millwright and engineer, 34 Gravel Lane, Southwark, and George W. Hollis, engineering and mechanical draftsman, 4 Upper Yardley Street, Wilmington Square

[no title]  50/11/171/6  19th cent

Contents:
Sketch of a head and shoulders [unsigned, untitled and undated]

[no title]  50/11/172-175  c.1800

Contents:
Maps of Llanilar and Llanbadarn Hundreds, Cardiganshire, showing parishes, with sketches of parish churches

[no title]  50/11/176  c.1800

Contents:
Sketch plan of part of Chichester estate adjoining the River Severn, [Montgomeryshire ?]

[no title]  50/11/177  1777

Contents:
Pen and ink drawing of Llanbadarn Fawr church near Aberystwyth

[no title]  50/11/178  n.d.; 16th cent

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Note of annual payment due to the court of "Chetherydge" and other payments to Mr. Chichester

[no title]  50/11/179  n.d.; 16th cent

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Brief note stating that certain [unspecified] deeds had been shown to Lewys Fortescue at Ugborough

[no title]  50/11/180  1810

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Manuscript programme for Exeter Races, held on Haldon

[no title or date]  50/11/181

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Bundle of papers concerning emigration to Australia and New Zealand as follows

[no title]  50/11/181/1  20 October 1837

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Printed circular from the Government Emigration Office setting out terms for free passage and giving schedule of food provided on ship and clothing needed

[no title]  50/11/181/2  23 May 1839

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Prospectus of John Marshall, emigration agent, London, for private emigration scheme

[no title]  50/11/181/3, 4  July Sept. 1839

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Printed copy of a Treasury minute concerning colonisation of New Zealand, with covering letter

[no title]  50/11/181/5  8 Oct. 1839

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Certificate signed by vicar and parishioners as to character of William German of Bratton Fleming, a proposed emigrant

[no title]  50/11/182  c.1950

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Schedule of deeds and documents relating to Chichester estate [presumably drawn up by the agent at Arlington before deposit in the Record Office]

[no title]  50/11/183  19th cent

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Bundle of miscellaneous notes on history, astronomy and geography

[no title]  50/11/184  18th, 19th cents

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Bundle of miscellaneous ephemeral notes and jottings and cheque book stubs

[no title]  50/11/185  1748

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Printed statement concerning alteration of poor rate by justices in quarter sessions

[no title]  50/11/186, 187  1818

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Printed abstract of the case of the uncompensated American Loyalists against the British Government [two copies]

[no title]  50/11/188  1824

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The Technical Repository (no. 25) vol. v. no. 1 (January, 1824)

[no title]  50/11/189  19th cent

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Printed extract from Mr. Plowden's Principles and Law of Tithing

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