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St Marychurch in Saxon and Norman Times

By the Very Rev. Canon Brownlow, MA

(Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association
for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art. 1886 - xviii. pp. 143-160 and 429-441)

Index prepared by Sheila Jones

 

Subject Page(s)
Agenswell: see Edginswell
Ailun of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Alfric, son of Wyseman, of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Alward of Coffinswell (sen.), 1164 11
Alward of Coffinswell (jun.): son of Martin of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Ascatill of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Awdelegh, James (Lord): held St Mary Church in the reign of Edward III 3
Awdelegh, Margaret: daughter of Nicholas Awdelegh and wife of Lord Fulk FitzWarren 3
Awdelegh, Nicholas: held St Mary Church 3
Babbacombe 5, 12
       All Saints' Church 21
Babbacombe Common map
Babbacombe Hill map
Barter, John: held land near boundary with Kingskerswell in c. 1775 map
Barter, John: held land near Yeadens Common in c. 1775 20
Bartholomew, Bishop 10
Bartlett, Jacob 17, 18, 19, 21
       held land in c. 1775 map
       held land near Babbacombe Common in c. 1775 map
       held land near Babbacombe in c. 1775 map
       held land near boundary with Kingskerswell in c. 1775 map
       held land near Higher Warberry in c. 1775 map
       held land near Lower Warberry in c. 1775 map
       held land near Lummaton Common in c. 1775 map
       held land near Yeadons Common in c. 1775 map
       married daughter and heiress of Rev James Salter, vicar of St Marychurch 27
Bartlett, John (sen.): granted land on which church of Tormohun stands by the abbot of Torre in 1520 20
Bartlett, John: held land in St Marychurch in 1475 19
Bartlett, Roger (jun.): granted land on which church of Tormohun stands by the abbot of Torre in 1520 20
Bartlett, William: of Ilsham 27
Barton 5
Breuerid, Robert, 1164 11
Briwere, Alice: daughter of William Briwere, wife of Lord de Mohun, had Tormohun manor as her dowry 12
Briwere, William 12
       made the manor of Ilsham over to the Abbey of Torre, 1180 11
Briwere, William: bishop of Exeter 224 11
Burning, Elizabeth
       held land in c. 1775 21
       held land near Babbacombe Hill in c. 1775 map
Carswilla: see Kerswell
Cary Barton: name of buildings at the bottom of Westhill 5
Cary, George (Sir): of Cockington, held St Mary Church 4
Cary, Mr 17
Cary, R.R.S. Esq. of Tor Abbey map
Chichester, Bishop 10
Church of St Marychurch
       Saxon font 8
       site 8
Clerk, Osbert of: brother of William of Willa, 1164 11
Coffin, Robert 11
       held Coffinswell after Sampson Foliot 6
Coffin, Rose: granddaughter and co-heiress of Robert Coffin, mother of Roger de LaHulle 12
Coffinswell 5, 6, 11
       grant of land to the Church of St Bartholomew, 1164 10
Colcott, William: granted land on which church of Tormohun stands by the abbot of Torre in 1520 20
Coleridge, Mr 27
Combe-Pafford 5
Conguin, Ann
       held land in c. 1775 20, map
       held land at Reddon Hill in c. 1775 map
       sister of Jacob Bartlett 27
Daccombe 5
       Nicholas of, 1164 11
Daison 20
Dawlish 9
Dazon Common map
de Agevilla, Guido (Sir): held the tithing of Edginswell 5
de Babecombe, John 12
de Babecombe, Martin: priest 12
de Babecombe, Richard 12
de Cirencester, William: held St Mary Church in the reign of Henry III 3
de Daccombe, Jordan: gave up to the Chapter of Exeter his right to the advowsom of the chapel at Coffinswell, 1205 11
de Ferrers, Fulk: held Edginswell c. King John's reign 5
de Gatepath, Richard 12
de Grendel, Robert 12
de LaHulle, Roger: son of Rose Coffin 12
de Limesi, Ralph: held Coffinswell at time of Doomsday Book 6
de Mohun, Lord: married Alice Briwere 12
de Mohun, Reginald
       description of death in 1257 13
       son of Lord de Mohun and Alice Briwere, 1251 12
de Rotomago, Maurice, husband of Amicia de St Mary Church 3, 4
de Rouen, Maurice see Mauruce de Rotomago
de Scoehille, Robert 12
de St Mary Church, Amicia
       held St Mary Church in the 27th year of the reign of Henry III 3
       wife of Maurice de Rotomago 4, 12
de St Mary Church, Robert
       held St Mary Church in the time of Henry II 3
       son of Richard Redvers 4
de St Marychurch, Avice see Amicia de St Marychurch
de Wyteweye, Johanne 12
Edginswell 5
Emanicpation of serfs in Ottery St Mary by Bishop Grandisson, 1369 26
Erle, John: of Bath, held St Mary Church (at time of Doomsday Book?) 4
FitzWarren, Fulk (Lord): husband of Margaret Awdelegh, held St MaryChurch 3
Flood, John: held land at top of Westhill in c. 1775 20
Foliot, Lucia: wife of Sampson Foliot, possibly daughter of Fulk de Ferrers 6
Foliot, Sampson
       held Coffinswell in Henry III's reign 6
       held Edginswell in Henry III's reign 6
Forde, George: son of John Forde of Bagtor, sold St Mary Church to Sir George Cary
Forde, John: of Bagtor, held St Mary Church 4
Fox, William 17, 18
       held Guestlands in c. 1775 map
       held land in c. 1775 map
       held land near Babbacombe Common in c. 1775 map
Furzewell Hill 27
Gayer, Richard 12
Grandisson, Bishop, 1369 26
Guestlands 19, 21, map
Hachvil of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Heal map
Holrigge: part of Coffinswell 12
Hostiarius: see Ilsham
Howard, Gregory
       held land at Reddon Hill in c. 1775 map
       held land in c. 1775 20
Hugh, Archdeacon: given the church of St MaryChurch for his lifetime in 1148 10
Ide 9
Ilbert: priest and parson of St Bartholomew's Church, Coffinswell, 1164 11
Ilsham 5
grant of barton and manor and tithes by the Dean and Chapter of Exeter to the abbot and convent of Tor, 1489 14
Ilsham
       manor of 11
       manor of, as a grange of the Abbey of Torre 11
Janes, John
       great-grandfather of Mr George Short of Westhill 27
       held land in c. 1775 map
       held land towards Plainmoor in c. 1775 21
Jordan of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Judhel of Totnes: owned Edginswell at time of Doomsday Book 6
Kerswell 6
Leofric, Bishop 7, 9
       held manor of St Mary Church when Edward the Confessor died 4
Lime kiln map
Lummaton Common map
Manor of St Marychurch
       possible site of original manor below Westhill 8
       property of monastery of St Mary and St Peter, Exeter 7, 9
       revenue and tithes in the 12th century 9
Martin of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Milber Down 27
Mills, Mr: house on road to Torre 27
Moldeson, John: of Winslow, reign of Edward III 17
Moretain, Earl 16
       owned manor of St Mary Church at time of the Doomsday Book 4
Nicholas of Coffinswell: sacristan of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Nickels: held land in c. 1775 map
Ordolph: held the manor of St Mary Church of Earl Moreton when Edward the Confessor died 4
Osbern, Bishop
       held manor of St Mary Church at time of the Doomsday Book 4
Osbert: priest of Kerswell, 1164 11
Place names: Saxon origin 8
Plainmoor 21
Pomeroy family: held the manor of Ilsham 11
Population of Devonshire: Doomsday Book 15
Population of parish of St Marychurch 7
       Doomsday Book 6,7, 15
       1801 7
Porter, William:
       had two slaves on his manor at Ilsham at the time of the Doomsday Book 24
       owned the manor of Ilsham at the time of the Doomsday Book 5, 11
Potts, Mr: owned Westhill 20
Potts-Chatto, Mr: son of Mr Potts 20
Predham, John: held land in c. 1775 map
Presbytery 21
Reddon Hill map
Redvers, Richard: father of Robert de St Mary Church 4
Redwyn of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Rendall, Samuel
       held land near Higher Warberry in c. 1775 map
       held land in c. 1775 map
Robert of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Roger: clerk of Coffinswell, 1164 11
Roger: held the manor of Ilsham of William Porter at the time of the Doomsday Book 5, 11
Russel, Susanna: wife of William Russel de Porta 12
Russel, William: de Porta, de la Gate, de la Yete, renounces to the Abbey of Exeter all claim to Holrigge in Coffinswell 12
Rwyno, William: the Daccombe 'chicken', 1164 11
Salter, Rev James: vicar of St Marychurch 27
Shiphay 5, 20
Short, George: of Westhill, great-grandson of John Janes 27
Short's Farm 20
St Marychurch:
       first mentioned 7
       manor held by Mr Cary 17
       manor of Bishop Osbern 16
       manor of Earl Moretain 15
       map of manor, c. 1775 17, map
       possibly founded in the 7th century 8
       tithe map of 1838 19
Straddon: held land in c. 1775 map
Staddon, John: held land near Babbacombe in c. 1775 map
Staverton 9
Tormohun, manor of 12
Tumlin, Henry: held land near church in c. 1775 map
Tythe Barn map
Warberry Lane 21
Warberry, Higher map
Warberry, Lower
Watcombe 5
Watekyns, John: of Winslow, reign of Edward III 17
Well Coffin: see Coffinswell
Welle: see Coffinswell
Westhill 5, 8, 20
Westhill Cottage 20
Willa, Robert of: brother of William of Willa, 1164 11
Willa, William of, 1164 10
Willa: see Coffinswell, 1164
William: chaplain of Kings Kerswell, 1164 11
William: held Edginswell of Judhel of Totnes at time of Doomsday Book 6
Worcester, Thomas: granted land on which church of Tormohun stands by the abbot of Torre in 1520 20
Wrey, Rev. A.B.: vicar of St Marychurch 19
Wyseman: father of Alfric of Coffinswell 11
Yeadens or Yeadons Common 20, map