Wiltshire - Survey of the Manor of Brinkworth (about 1625?)

Transcribed by Clive R.G. Henly, 1993
From an original document held at the Wiltshire & Swindon Archives.
Library Reference: 88:2/48

Field Name Index   Person Index

BrinckworthAt a Courte of Survey holden the xixth daye
 of September primo Caroli regis the estates
 then in being of the Tennannts that then came in
 to clayme theire Estates are as followeth.

Leaseholders

Extraordinary Leases for 2000 yeres

1DavisThomas Davis als Tailor holdeth for 2000 two Messuadges} xiid
  and divers lands Rent ---------------------------------)

Ordinary Leases

2PopeNicholas Keinton holdeth a Messuadge and land dureinge}
  the lief of Christopher Pope aged 44 yeres: Rent -------} iiis iiid
  
value ------ 2
 
 
3WalkerJohn Walker holdeth a Tenement called the Frites for}
  the lives of himself aged 34: Anne his wief: 32: and}
  Willm theire sonne 4: Suite of Courte: Herryott: and}
  Rent --------------------------------------------------} xxs
  
value ------
 
 
4PontingeNicholas Pontinge aged 64 yeres holdeth certaine lands &}
  Tithes for 99 yeres if hee: Nicholas aged 32: And Robert}
  38: his sonnes or eyther of them soe longe live: Rent --} xviiid
  
value ------ 5
 
 
5PontingeRobert Pontinge aged 40: yeres holdeth a Tenement for 90:}
  yeres if hee live soe longe: Customes & Services:}
  Herryott att the deathe of the Tennannte in possession}
  and Rent -----------------------------------------------} xxs
  
value ------ 10
 
 
6BealeWilliam Beale aged 36 yeres holdeth a messuadge and}
  certaine lands for his lief the lief of Margarett Scull}
  16: and John Scull xi: Suite of Courte and all custome}
  monneyes: xxs herryott after theire or eyther of theire}
  deaths: and Rent ---------------------------------------} iiis xd
  
value ------ 12
 
 
7WalkerThomas Walker aged 75 yeres holdeth a Close called}
  Horsecroft with the tithe for 61 yeres if hee live soe}
  longe:   Suite of Courte: & Rent ------------------------} iis
  
value ------ 1
 
 
8BucklandThomas Buckland aged 40: yeres holdeth a tenement and}
  Close called Berry Close for 99 yeres if hee and Joane}
  his wief aged 40: soe longe live Rent ------------------} iis
  
value ------ 2
 
 
9PinnellJoane Hayes holdeth a Messuadge and iiii acres of meadowe}
  and the tithes for the lives of Vincent Clarke 40: Joane}
  his wief 40 & Jeoffry theire sonne 14: by lease made to}
  Henry Pinnell: Rent ------------------------------------} xvid
  
value ------
 
 
10HayesThe same Joane Hayes holdeth a Close called Lower}
  Wasefield of the demesnes called Horsecrofte and Londons}
  Ground with the Tithes for 99 yeres if Jeoffry Clarke 14:} xxiiis
  Henry Clarke 12: and Margarett Clarke: 8: soe longe} xiiid
  live: Rent 23s 8d & for the tithe 16 --------------------} xvid
  
value ------ 6
 
 
11ClarkeWilliam Clarke aged 60 yeres doth hold the iiiith parte}
  of Hargrove for his lief and the lives of Henry his sonne}
  aged 26: and Willm his sonne aged 16: Rent -------------} vs
  
value ------
 
 
12BleekeJohn Bleeke aged 73: yeres holdeth ii Closes called the}
  Breeches parcell of the demeasnes and one meadowe for his}
  lief onely Suite of Courte: Herryott : and Rent --------} xls
  
value     12
 
 
13MaskalyneRobert Maskline holdeth by an Assignement from Mr)
  Serieant Diggs a messuadge Cottage and certaine lands}
  with the Tithes for 90 yeres if Henry Webb aged 40: and}
  Elizabeth his wief 40: and Noah Webb aged 42: shall soe}
  longe live Rent ----------------------------------------} xiiis iiiid
  
value ------ 9
 
 
14LewineThomas Lewine aged 63: holdeth for 80 yeres if hee shall}
  soe longe live a Close called Linckcroft with the tithe:}
  Suite of Court: Herr: 3s 10 d: Rent --------------------} iiid xd
  
value ------ 12
 
 
15ScullWilliam Scull holdeth the Lyeclose with the Tithes for 80}
  yeres if hee aged 68 Francis his sonne aged 30: and}
  William aged 18 shall soe longe live: Suite of Courte:}
  Herryott 6s 8d Rent -------------------------------------} vis viiid
  
value     6
 
 
16BealeThomas Beale aged 60 doth hold for his lief a messuadge}
  and lands called Woodfurlonge and the Tithe thereof Rent} xxs
  
value ------ 14
 
 
17BarnesJohn Barnes doth hold a close of Meadow called}
  Splitchmans with the Tithes for 99 yeres if Ralphe aged 22}
  yeres and Anthony aged 21 his Sonnes live soe longe: Rent} iiii£
  
value ------ 4
 
 
18BealeJohn Beale aged 50 doth hold Pitts land and the Tithes}
  for 99 yeres if he soe longe live by Lease made to}
  William Beale for 99 yeres to determine uppon the death}
  of the saide John Beale and ii others which ii are deade}
  Rent ----------------------------------------------------} iii£
  
value ------ 50
 
 
19BealeThe same John Beale likewise holdeth a Tenement called}
  Pingalls by a Lease made to William Beale for 99 yeres}
  determynable uppon iii lyves whereof the said John Beale}
  is one the other ii are deade herryot the best goods Rent) xiiis iiiid
  
value ------
 
 
20HenlyAlice Henly holdeth parcell of the demeasnes called Frute}
  Furlonge for the lives of William 28: Jeoffry 26: and}
  Joyce 30: her children herryott - xxs and Rent ----------} iiiis iiiid
  
value ------ 12
 
 
21HenlyThe same Alice holdeth parcell of the demeasnes called}
  Ipcrofts with the tithes for the same tearme ut supra}
  Herryott xxs and rent -----------------------------------} vs
 
22FryMichaell Fry aged 40 holdeth parcell of the demeasnes}
  called Parkers furlonge with the Tithe for 99 yeres if hee
  Richard Howse 13: and John Fry 5: soe longe live Rent --} xvs
  This lease was nott shewed forth 
  
value ------ 5
 
 
23ClarkeThomas Clarke holdeth a cottage and iiii closes of}
  containing: 13: acres and one acre of meadowe for the}
  Tearme of ix yeres to come att the Feaste of the}
  Annunciacon last past: Rent -----------------------------} xiiii£
  
value ------ 14
 

Coppieholders

 
24PinnellHenry Pinnell aged 54 holdeth for his lief and Jane his} viis 1d ob
  wief aged 62 is to have her widdowehood herryott: Rent -) iid ob
  viis 1d ob courtsilver iid ob meadesilver iid) iid
  
value ------ 19
 
 
25HenlyAlice Henly widdowe formlie Alice Pinnell aged 56:} viis id ob
  holdeth for her lief: herryott: Rent: Courtsilver and} iid ob
  meadesilver ut supra ------------------------------------} iid
  
value ------ 28
 
 
26WalkerThomas Walker aged 75 holdeth for his lief and Alice his} viis vid
  wief aged 60 is to have her widdowehood Herryott: Rent} vd ob
  7s 6d courtsilver 5d: ob Meadesilver iid 2 hennes: 1 cock} iid
  
value ------ 12
 
 
27ScullAlice Scull aged 45 widdowe of John Scull holdeth} xis vd
  dureinge her widdowehood Herryott: Rent: 11s 5d:} vd ob
  Courtsilver 5d ob: meadesilver 4d Rent) iiiid
  
value ------ 30
 
 
28PontingNicholas Pontinge aged 33: holdeth for his lief hee is} iis
  unmarried Richard Hollowaie named after him in the coppie}
  is deade herryott, Rent --------------------------------)
  
value ------ 1
 
 
29ScullThe coppiehold in the tenure of Alice Scull supra is} xis vd
  graunted in revercion to William Scull aged 68: Jeoffry} vd ob
  Scull 58 and Maurice Scull aged 53 for theire lives} iiiid
  herryotts: Rents supra ---------------------------------}
  
value ------
 
 
30DirhamRichard Dirham aged 78 holdeth for his lief the remainder} iiii£
  to Richard Dobbys aged 60 and to William Dobbys aged 63:}
  for theire lives Joane the wief of Richard Dirham aged 50)
  herryott: Rent -----------------------------------------}
  
value ------ 24
 
 
31FryMargarett Thorne aged 52 now wief of Anthony Frye holdeth} viis viid
  for her lief herryott: and Rent ------------------------}
  
value ------ 22
 
 
32BirteThomas Birte als Birche aged 56 holdeth for his lief} vs iid
  withe his nowe wief aged 56 Herryott: and Rent ---------}
  
value ------ 35
 
 
33SmitheMary Smithe aged 38 nowe wief of Thomas Smithe late wief} x£
  of Robert Younge holdeth for her lief: Herryott: and Rent}
  The remainder to Tho Nicholls for his lief nott knowne}
  whether hee bee deade or livinge aged 35 if hee bee}
  liveinge -----------------------------------------------)
  
value ------ 10
 
 
34HaywardChristian Hayward widdowe aged 78: late wief of Jo:) xviiis id
  Hayward holdeth duringe her widdowehood by ii coppies}
  sevrall parcells of land and one messuadge ii Herryotts:}
  Rent ---------------------------------------------------}
  
value ------ 40
 
 
35LewineThomas Lewine aged 63: holdeth divers lands for his lief} viis iid ob
  Joyce his nowe wief aged 52: 2 Herryotts and Rent ------}
  
value ------ 14
 
 
36BarnesWilliam Barnes aged 60 holdeth for his lief the Revercion} xiiis iid
  to William Barnes aged 27: Richard Barnes 19: John 24:} ob
  his sonnes for their lives herryott: Rent --------------}
  
value ------ 44
 
 
37ShererJohn Sherer aged 80 holdeth for his lief herryott & Rent} vis id ob
  Agnes his wief aged 35 to have her widdowehood if shee}
  overlive -----------------------------------------------}
  
value ------ 12
 
 
38FoxcottJane Foxcott aged 64 late wief of Walter Foxcott holdeth} xiiiis vd
  during her widdowehood: herryott: Rent: 14s 5d courtsilver} vd ob:
  5d: ob meadesilver iiiid ---------------------------------}
  
value ------ 55
 
 
39FryMichaell Frye aged 59: holdeth for his lief: herryott:} vis vid
  and Rent Jane his wief aged 63 -------------------------}
  
value ------ 24
 
 
40ShererGeorge Sherer aged 40 holdeth for his lief Herryott:} iiii£
  meadesilver iiiid Courtsilver: 5d: ob: 2 hennes: 1 cocke} iiiid
  and Rent iiii£ ------------------------------------------} vd ob
  Elizabeth his wief aged 27: 
  
value ------ 24
 
 
41ClarkRichard Clark aged 50 doth hold for his lief Herryott:) .... the
  and Rent -----------------------------------------------) Rent Roll
  Agnes his wief aged 50. 
  
value ------ 50
 
 
42WallisElizabeth Wallis aged 48 nowe wief of Fr: Richemones)
  holdeth for her lief: Herryotts ..£ Rent: 17s 10d) xviis xd
  Churchetts and pannage 2s 2d ---------------------------) iis iid
  
value ------ 48
 
 
43BealeWilliam Beale aged 86 doth hold for his lief certaine) ixs xd
  lands called Norrice Anne his wief aged 30: herryott:)
  Rent ---------------------------------------------------)
  
value ------ 25
 
 
44BealeJohn Beale aged 50: doth hold for his lief a tenement)
  called Badges and the lands thereunto belongeinge:) vs iiid ob:
  herryott: Rent: 5s 3d ob meadesilver iid courtsilver vd) iid
  ob: Jane his wief aged 40 the others named in the coppie) vd ob
  are all deade ------------------------------------------)
  
value ------ 60
 
 
45BealeThe Same Jo: Beale holdeth all for his lief ii other) xiis ixd
  tenements called Baldwins and Stephns ii herryotts:) vid
  rent xiis ixd meadesilver vid courtsilver xid Jane his) xid
  wief aged 40 the others named in the coppie dead -------)
  
value ------
 
 
46PinnellMargery Pinnell aged 31 the widdowe of Richard Pinnell)
  holdeth dureinge her widdowehood ii tenements called) viis iid
  Breeches and Bakers ii herryotts: and Rent -------------)
  
value ------ 20
 
 
47HawkinsWilliam Hawkins aged 60 yeres holdeth a tenement called)
  Churchmans and divers lands thereunto beelongeinge for) xiis ob
  his lief and the lives of Knolls Hawkins his sonne 19 and)
  Mary his daughter 12 Rent ------------------------------)
  
value ------ 30
 
 
48ClarkeWilliam Clarke holdeth 
 
49BealeBeale widdowe holdeth 

Cottagers

 
50MatheweHughe Mathewe aged 60 yeres holdeth a house & garden for)
  his lief & xxi yeres after: Rent -----------------------) iis iiiid
 
51SmitheAnthony Smithe aged 36 yeres holdeth a cottage or)
  tenement with the appurtenances for his lief Joane his)
  wief 35: and Jo: his sonne 15 Rent ---------------------) iis
 
52ScullSuzan Scull aged 50 yeres holdeth a tenement garden and)
  backsides with the appurtenances for term of her lief and)
  xxi yeres after: Rent ----------------------------------) xiid
 
53OwenAgnes Owen tenant in possession of a cottage or tenement)
  with a garden for tearme of her lief the remainder after)
  her deathe forfeyture &c to Edward Owen her sonne 40: and)
  Joane Owen her daughter 44: for 80 yeres if they soe 
  longe live Rent ----------------------------------------) iis
 
54WeekesRobert Weekes aged 46 yeres holdeth a messuadge tenement)
  garden and orchard with the tithes for terme of his lief)
  Anne his wief 50 and Robert his sonne 14: Rent ---------) iid
 
55TailorA cottage with the backside and garden and the herbage of)
  a little ground called Buthey (excepting the westend of)
  the said Buthey), graunted to William Tailor the father)
  Katherin: 24: and Margery 22 his daughters for their)
  lives successively Katherin is in possession butt itt is)
  nott knowne whether William the father bee livinge or)
  nott Rent ----------------------------------------------) xiid
 
56CowlesJohn Cowles aged 72 yeres holdeth a tenement with a)
  garden and barton thereunto adioyneinge for the terme of)
  his lief the lief of Margery Webb 60 and William Clarke)
  40 it is nott knowne whether William Clarke bee livinge)
  or nott: Rent ------------------------------------------) iiiis
 
57BarnesJeoffry Barnes aged 60 yeres holdeth a cottage with a)
  close of pasture thereto adioyneinge for the tearme of)
  his lief Fraunces his wief 59: & William theire sonne 26:)
  Rent ---------------------------------------------------) iiiis
 
58PeacockeA tenement with a garden and barton thereto adioyninge)
  graunted to John Peacocke for xxi yeres to begin after)
  the deathe &c of Jo: Cowles 72 Margery Webb 60 and)
  William Clarke 40: Rent --------------------------------) iiiis
 
59ClarkeWilliam Clarke aged 40 yeres holdeth a cottage or)
  tenement with half an acre of pasture ground for 99 yeres)
  if hee and Anne his wief 20: soe longe live: Rent ------) iiiis
 
60ScullJeoffry Scull aged 62 holdeth one cottage with a garden)
  and orchard for the terme of his lief and for the lief of)
  Elizabeth Scull his daughter aged 40 yeres Rent --------) iiiis
 
61BurchallWilliam Burchall aged 50 yeres holdeth one cottage with a)
  close for tearme of his lief and of William his sonne 18:)
  & of Jo: his sonne 15: Rent ----------------------------) iiiis
 
62PeacockeJohn Peacocke aged 70 yeres holdeth one tenement with the)
  appurtenances for 80 yeres if Jo: Peacocke his sonne aged)
  33: and Joane Peacocke his daughter 24: shall soe longe)
  live: Rent ---------------------------------------------) iis
 
63LewenWilliam Lewen aged 60 yeres holdeth one tenement with the)
  appurtenances for his lief and the lives of Alice aged)
  34: and Elizabeth aged 32: daughters of him the said)
  William: Rent ------------------------------------------) xiid
 
64WallisThomas Wallis aged 40 yeres holdeth a cottage and close)
  of pasture with the appurtenances for 99 yeres if hee soe)
  longe live: Rent ---------------------------------------) iiiis
 
65HenlyThomas Henly aged 40 yeres holdeth a cottage or tenement)
  for the tearme of 99 yeres if hee Margery his wief aged)
  42: or William his sonne aged 8 yeres shall soe longe)
  live: Rent ---------------------------------------------) iis
 
66HealeWilliam Heale aged 60 yeres holdeth one cottage or)
  tenement for terme of his lief and xxi yeres after: Rent) xiid
 
67TwyneyPhillipp Twyney aged 32 yeres holdeth one cottage with a)
  garden orchard and rickbarton thereto belongeinge for the)
  tearme of 99 yeres if hee Jane his nowe wief aged 21 and)
  Joane his daughter aged 4 yeres shall doe longe live:)
  Rent ---------------------------------------------------) iis vid

Cottagers which paye noe Rent

 
68 Anthony Barnes 
  Wm Darter 
  Richard Morsse 
  John Vinsome 

Field Name Index

Note: the references are to the numbered sections above,
eg 'Badges' in #44 above.

Badges44
Bakers46
Baldwins45
Berry Close8
Breeches12, 46
Buthey55
 
Churchmans47
 
Frites3
Frute Furlonge20
 
Hargrove11
Horsecroft7
Horsecrofte10
 
Ipcrofts21
 
Linckcroft14
Londons Ground10
Lower Wasefield10
 
Norrice43
 
Parkers Furlonge22
Pingalls19
Pitts Land18
 
Splitchmans17
Stephns45
 
Woodfurlonge16


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Person Index

Note: the references are to the numbered sections above,
eg 'Anthony Barnes' in #17 above.

BARNES
 Anthony17, 68
 Fraunces57
 Jeoffry57
 John17, 36
 Ralphe17
 Richard36
 William36, 57
 Beale49
 Anne43
 Jane44, 45
 Jo:45
 John18, 19, 44
 Thomas16
 William6, 18, 19, 43
 
BIRTE als BIRCHE
 Thomas32
 
BLEEKE
 John12
 
BUCKLAND
 Joane8
 Thomas8
 
BURCHALL
 Jo:61
 William61
 
CLARK
 Agnes41
 Richard41
 
CLARKE
 Anne59
 Henry10, 11
 Jeoffry9, 10
 Joane9
 Margarett10
 Thomas23
 Vincent9
 William11, 48, 56, 58, 59
 
COWLES
 Jo:58
 John56
 
DAVIS als TAYLOR
 Thomas1
 
DARTER
 William68
 
DIGGS
 Serieant13
 
DIRHAM
 Joane30
 Richard30
 
DOBBYS
 Richard30
 William30
 
FOXCOTT
 Jane38
 Walter38
 
FRY
 John22
 Michaell22
 
FRYE
 Anthony31
 Jane39
 Michaell39
 
HAWKINS
 Knolls47
 Mary47
 William47
 
HAYES
 Joane9, 10
 
HAYWARD
 Christian34
 Jo:34
 
HEALE
 William66
 
HENLY
 Alice20, 21, 25
 Jeoffry20
 Joyce20
 Margery65
 Thomas65
 William20, 65
 
HOLLOWAIE
 Richard28
 
HOWSE
 Richard22
 
KEINTON
 Nicholas2
 
LEWEN
 Alice63
 Elizabeth63
 William63
 
LEWINE
 Joyce35
 Thomas14, 35
 
MASKALYNE or MASKLINE
 Robert13
 
MATHEWE
 Hughe50
 
MORSSE
 Richard68
 
NICHOLLS
 Thomas33
 
OWEN
 Agnes53
 Edward53
 Joane53
 
PEACOCKE
 Joane62
 John58, 62
 
PINNELL
 Alice25
 Henry9, 24
 Jane24
 Margery46
 Richard46
 
PONTINGE
 Nicholas4, 28
 Robert4, 5
 
POPE
 Christopher2
 
RICHEMONES
 Fr:42
 
SCULL
 Alice27, 29
 Elizabeth60
 Francis15
 Jeoffry29, 60
 John6, 27
 Margaret6
 Maurice29
 Suzan52
 William15, 29
 
SHERER
 Agnes37
 Elizabeth40
 George40
 John37
 
SMITHE
 Anthony51
 Joane51
 Mary33
 Thomas33
 
TAILOR
 Katherin55
 Margery55
 William55
 
THORNE
 Margaret31
 
TWYNEY
 Jane67
 Joane67
 Phillipp67
 
VINSOME
 John68
 
WALKER
 Alice26
 Anne3
 John3
 Thomas7, 26
 William3
 
WALLIS
 Elizabeth42
 Thomas64
 
WEBB
 Elizabeth13
 Henry13
 Margery56, 58
 Noah13
 
WEEKES
 Anne54
 Robert54
 Younge 
 Robert33


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