Wiltshire - Survey of The Manors of Lyneham and Preston, 1713

Transcribed by H.R. Henly, 1995
Somerset Record Office Ref: DD/WH6/3104

Surname Index

A true survey of the manor of Lyneham and Preston in the County of Wilts taken at the Court Baron of Heneage Walker Esq now Lord of the same manor there held on the Sixth day of May in the twelth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne Queen of Great Britain in the year of Our Lord 1713 by Humphry Hall Gent Steward [there] upon Veiw of the tenants coppies and leases by the said Tenants.

(1) ROBERT PEDDINGTON als TUCK Gent holds by coppy dated 3rd July 1707 a Messuage and half a yard lands cum pratum   one close called Robin Slades conteyneing by estimaton 4 acres. Except a parcel of land conteyneing about 2 acres parte of a close called broad leaze adjoining to Ram Leaze in Tockenham for his own life then to Adam   Robert his sons successively. Rent per anno 10s   two good hens at Shrovetide yearly 2 heriotts [------].

(2) THE SAME held by another coppie of the same date a messuage   one yard land called [----] Old yard   a close adjoining to the Messuage   another close called Trow in Lyneham for his own life. Then to Robert   Adam his sons successively. Rent per anno 10s and two good capons at Shrovetide yearly.

(3) ELIZ. PEDDINGTON als TUCK widow of Robert Tuck Gent Decd holds by copy made to her husband dated 28th March 34th Caroli 2nd. a Messuage and one yard land cum pratum in Lyneham for term of her widowhood. Then to Adam and Robert her sons. Rent per anno 17s 8d or 4d   four good capons at Michaelmas yearly.

(4) ADAM PEDDINGTON als TUCK gent holds by coppy dated 3rd July 1707 the reversion now after Eliz his mother the same leases for his own life. Then his brother Robert and John Appleton of Chippenham Gent successively Rent per anno 17s 8d or 4d   4 good capons at Michaelmas yearly.
(marginal note: vide 93)

(5) JAMES WALL Clerk holds by coppy dated 11th April 1706 A Messuage or tenement and all lands thereunto belonging then in the tenure of Mary Huntly for her widowhood (since deceased) for his own life. Rent per anno £1 17s 4d and six hens at Shrovetide yearly and a herriot [ -------].

(6) JANE COLES spinster Daughter of Walter Coles of Roborough in Essex Gent holds by coppy dated 19th April 1708. The reversion of the above mentioned premises for her life after Mr Wall and Mr Coles by the same rent and herriot.

(7) THOMAS BENET Esq. for   in the name of Martha Benet his daughter holds by coppy of the same date the reversion of the same premises for her life after Mr Wall and Mr Coles by the same rent and herriot.


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(8) JOHN GALE of Lyneham holds by lease dated 20th Febry 1710 a Dwelling house Barne Stable   lands therein - particularly mentioned (except all timber trees   saplings and the maiden tops of them and all Royalties) for 99 years (if he Hannah his wife and Margaret their daughter live) Rent per ann 6s 8d and two good fat hens at Shrovetide and pay all payments - all usual covenants.

(9) MERIELL FREEMAN of Cirencester holds by lease dated 10th January 1707 a parcell of meadow called Prior meade conteyning by estimation 10 acres in the parish of Lyneham near the parish of Seagry for 99 years Determinable on the Death of Meriell her daughter - Rent per anno 10s and to pay all taxes and all usual covenants.

(10) ANNE LAMBERT Spinster Daughter of Robert Lambert Gent holds by Lease dated 20th July 1710 the reversion of the same meadow ground at the death of Meriell Freeman Junr for 60 years (if she the said Anne shall so long live) the same rent.

(11) MARTHA CHAPMAN Spinster Daughter of John Chapman of Weston in Con Somerset to hold by a lease of the same date the reversion of the same meadow ground for her life after the Death of Meriell Freeman Junr and Anne Lambert. The same rent.

(12) ROBERT CLARKE holds by lease dated 20th July 1707 A Messuage or Tenement Garden Orchard   a piece of meadow thereunto adjoyning and one close of arrable land called Churchfeild containing by estimation one acre (Except all trees of Oak Ash   Elme and all Royalties) for 99 years (if he Anne his wife and Francis their son live) Rent per anno 2s   two good fat hens or two shillings in money at the Lords
[------] Shrovetide yearly To pay all taxes with all usual covenants.

(13) FRANCIS ROLL Gent holds by lease dated 11th October 1681 made to Wm Syms FFrancis Roll   Button Roll A Messuage or Tenement backside orchard and garden with the lands therein mentioned (Except all timber trees   saplings and all royalties) To him for life - Then to Button Roll for life Rent per anno 6s 8d   one loaf of the finest sugar weighing six pounds at Chrismass yearly   in leiu of herriot 20s - with all usual covenants.

By lease dated the 21st day of Ffebry 1725 the reversion of the above said premises is granted to Richard [D-----] (in trust for Mrs Hockett) for 99 years if Sarah Hockett wife of Page Hockett aged about 40:   Mary Hockett his daughter aged about 20 should so long happen to live under the same rent herriot and covenants as above.

(14) ANNE LAMBERT spinster holds by lease dated 10th Sept 1707 the reversion of the same premises after Francis   Button Roll - for 99 years (if she soe long lives) the same rents and money in lieu of a herriot - provided if unpaid 15 days (being demanded) or if the messuage or outhousing demised or the hedges  c shall be in decay for want of reparations and shall so remain 3 months next after notice given or left in writing with the tenant in


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possession of the premises or if she shall refuse or neglect to do suit of Court or reasonable notice Then in either of such cases to reenter.

(15) JOHN TUCK Senr holds by lease dated 25th March 1682 A close of arable or pasture ground called Duning Close containing 7 acres   a close of meadow or pasture called Westmore containing 12 acres for 99 years - if he John Rumyn als Rawlins and Tho Barnes of Lyneham live (Except all timber   the trees saplings   the maiden tops of them   all royalties) Rent per annum 14s   2 good fat capons at Michaelmas or 4s at the Lords [------]   paying £5 an acre for every acre he shall plow not plowed within [blank] years left To pay all taxes with all usual covenants.

(16) JOHN TUCK Junr In trust for his father hath a reversionary lease of the same premises dated 20th August 1708 To hold from the death of the father   Thomas Barnes for 99 years (if Robert Tuck son of John the father) live The same rents   covenants as in the lease above   the same exceptions.

(17) THO: GREENMAN holds by indenture dated 15th April 16th Charles the Second A cottage or house orchard garden   little close of pasture containing half an acre - for 99 years (if he   Alice his sister so long live) Rent per anno 4s - To repair If the rent behind 10 days to reenter   to doe suit of Court.

(18) THO: GOODMAN holds by lease dated 18th March 1707 The reversion of the same cottage and premises after the death of Greenman   his sister - for 99 years if the said Goodman so long live ) The same rent   covenants as above.

(19) JOHN BENNETT holds by two severall Indentures the first dated 25th May 23rd Caroli 2di for 99 years Determinable on his death the other of them dated 7th July 6th Wilm   Marie for 99 years in reversion after Bennett Determinable on the death of John Gale Junr A messuage or tenement backside garden   orchard with the close   grounds therein particularly mentioned ( Except all timber trees and saplings of Oak Ash Elm   maple and the maiden tops of them and all Royalties) Rent per annum 4s £5 an acre for any he shall plow that lay not plowed within 20 years past - all usual covenants.

(20) THE SAME hath a reversionable lease made to James Baker in trust for him of the same premises dated 3rd May 1708 for 99 years to commence from the death of Jno Bennett and John Gale (if Peter Norris son of Matthias Norris live) The same rent and covenants.

(21) JOHN BECKETT holds by lease dated 27th March 1707 A messuage or Dwelling house   all the arable meadow   pasture grounds thereunto belonging   therein particularly mentioned (Except all timber trees saplings and the maiden tops of them with free liberty of hunting  c at all reasonable times) for 99 years (if he   John   George his sons live) Rent per annum 1£ 6s 8d without any deduction for taxes The lessee hath liberty to cutt and take timber for repairs (if there to be had but [-orsse] otherwise) all usual covenants on the lessees parte.


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(22) JOHN SHEPHARD holds by lease dated 27th March 1707 A Messuage or tenement   Garden   the lands therein particularly mentioned (Except all timber trees   saplings   the maiden tops of them with free liberty of hunting and all Royalties) for 99 years Determinable on his death   of Richard his brother   Anne the daughter of Richard. Rent per anno 10s without any deduction for taxes   all usual covenants.

(23) DANIELL YEO holds by lease dated 21st June 1707 A Messuage or tenement Orchard Garden Barn Outhouses with the closes lands meadows pastures feedings conditions ways  c heretofore in the possession of Jane Brook widow   since of Adam Peddington als Tuck Decd   since that of Joan Yeo Decd (Except all timber   other trees of Oak Ash Elm   Maple   the maiden tops of them with free liberty to fell cut down   carry away the same   to view the premises   except all Royalties) for 99 years (if he   John   Daniel his sons live) Rent per annum 13s 4d With usual covenants And the lessee to have liberty to take timber for repairs by assignment.

(24) RICHARD HUNT holds by lease dated 21st June 1707 A Messuage or tenement Barn Stable backside Orchard   Garden with the several grounds therein particularly mentioned (Except all timber   other trees of Oak Ash Elm   Maple   and the maiden tops of them   all Royalties ) for 99 years (if he   William Liddall son of William Liddall of Clatford   John Baker son of James Baker of Preston live) Rent per annum £1 2s 0d for a heriot on each death 5£. The lessee to pay all taxes   may take timber to repair by assignment with all usual covenants.

(25) JOSEPH BAYLEY holds by lease dated 18th July 1712 the closes   land therein mentioned for 99 years (if Humphrey Bayly his son   John Calley   Oliver Cally sons of William Calley late of Lyneham Decd live) (Except all trees of Oak Ash   Elm   all Royalties) Rent per annum 8s   2 good fat capons at Christmass with all usual covenants. (Marginal note: Deintons granted to Mrs Barlow)

(26) RICHARD HILLIAR holds by lease dated 8th November 1710 A cottage or dwelling house and little garden in the parish of Lyneham then in the possession of Richard Venn for 99 years (if he the said Richard Hillier Joane his wife   Mary their daughter live) Rent per annum 1s The Lessee covenants to repair and do suit of Court.

(27) BROOME Widow of Richard Broome holds by copy made to her late husband dated 28th April 15th Caroli 2di A messuage   one yard lands in Lyneham for her Widowhood then to John Broome for his life Rent per annum 18s   2 fat capons at Chrismas or 4s in money at the Lords Elerson. A heriot cum accident.

(28) FRANCIS SPICER hath a copy dated 19 April 1708 the reversion of the same premises for his life after (blank) Broome widow   John Broome The same rents   heriot.


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(29) JOHN GALE hath a copy of the same date of the same premises for his life after (blank) Broome widow John Broome   Francis Spicer. The like Rents   heriots.

(30) JOHN BROOME holds by copy dated 24th October 23rd Caroli 2di A Messuage   one close adjoyning called the wheat close containing 2 acres one close called Barronleaze containing 4 acres, one close called Clunchfeild containing 3 acres a close called leaze upon weike cont 2 acres   an half a close called Long close cont 2 acres a close called Stony leaze cont 4 acres a close called Trow cont 9 acres a close called Crewcroft cont 6 acres   a close called Nether hayes cont 2 acres Rent per annum 16s   a hert. It is for his own life   the life Samuel his son.

(31) MARTHA BENETT Spinster daughter of Thomas Benett Esq hath a copy dated 19th March 1708 The reversion of same premises for her life after John Broome and Samuel Broome The like rent and Herrt.

Marginal Note: Mrs Lords

(32) JOHN GALE of Lyneham holds by lease dated 20th February 1710 A Dwelling house barn stable workhouse, backside, orchard   garden with the closes   grounds in the lease mentioned (Except all timber trees   saplings   the maiden tops for 99 years (if he Hannah his wife and Margaret their daughter live) Rent per annum 6s 8d   2 fatt hens at Shrovetide with all usual covenants.

(33) JOHN HOBBS holds by a lease made to Edward Hobbs his grandfather dated 7th July 1691 A cottage Garden   Orchard   a piece of meadow cont in the whole 66 perch for 99 years if Edward Hobbs the said John   Elizabeth his sister live Rent per annum 2s To repair   do suit of Court.

(34) MARY MORTIMER widow of George Mortimer holds for her life by a coppy dated 8th April 1657 Two Messuages 38 acres of pasture or Arable 3 acres of meadow   8 acres of pasture in Lyneham Rent per annum 16s   4 good capons at Chrismass a heriott cum accident.

(35) RICHARD MORTIMER by a copy dated 8th April 32d Car 2d hath the reversion of the same premises after the death of Mary for his life Rents the same   hert.

(36) LANFEIR MORTIMER son of Richard hath a copy dated 26th April 1711 the reversion of the same premises after the death of Mary and Richard for his own life the like rents   Hert.

(37) RICHARD BROWNE holds by lease dated 25th March 32d Caroli 2di made to Charles Browne A cottage or tenement backside Garden   Orchard (Except all trees   the maiden tops) for 99 years Determynable on his death Rent per annum 3s 4d To repaire but if out of repaire 3 months after notice or if he let or sett without lycence to reenter.


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(38) JOHN HARRIS holds by Indenture dated 26th May 1707 A messuage Barn Stable Outhouse backside Garden   Orchard in Lyneham And the lands closes   grounds therein particularly mentioned (Except free liberty to pass   repass through one of the grounds called Robin Slades with coach   horses or otherwise to   from Lyneham church   all trees of timber   other trees   saplings   the loppe   shroud of the all underwood   hedgrows   all Royalties) for 99 years ( if he   Mary   Anne his daughters live ) Rent per annum 40£   five pounds for a heriot when it shall happen dyeing as named To pay all taxes The Lessee to have timber for repairs by assignment   to take the underwood for firming   for repairing the premises.

Marginal Note: Harris's

(39) JAMES HAND holds by lease dated 30th July 1697 a Tenement or Cottage Orchard Garden   little close containing about 25 Lugg and all ways  c for 99 years (if he John Hobbs son of Edward Hobbs live) Rent per annum 1s to do suit of Court and repaire.

(40) JOHN GOUGH holds by lease dated 7th December 1689 a Cottage or Tenement with the appurtenances in Lyneham from the death of Elizabeth his wife for 99 years (if John   William Gough his sons live) Rent per annum 2s 6d The lessee to repair   do suit of Court.

(41) MATTHIAS NORRIS holds by lease dated the 8th September 1701 A Cottage backside Garden   little close of meadow adjoyning ( Except all trees ) for 99 years ( if he   Thomas   John his sons live) Rent per annum 5s without deduction to repaire   do suit of court.

(42) THOMAS BURCHALL Senr holds by lease dated 2nd January 1711 a messuage garden   backside 3 closes of meadow called Pelehey Great mead   Little mead containing 4 acres 2 closes of pasture cont 7 acres called Fryer norrock   Barrow close 2 closes of arable called Black Mead cont 6 acres 1 arable ground called 5 acres one ground called Week cont 4 acres   common for 1 horse beast in Lyneham Green Except all timber trees   saplings of Oak Ash   Elm   all maiden tops of them   liberty of hunting etc   all Quarries   all Royalties for 99 years (if Thomas Burchall his son John Ayliffe son of Ben: Ayliffe   Anthony Rogers son of Jno Rogers live) Rent per annum 17s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   50s on each death dyeing as named for a heriott if the rent 15 Days or the money for a heriott [-----] or he let or sett without lycense (Except to his wife child or children) for more than seven years or if any wast be done to the value of 20s which shall continue 8 months after notice Then to reenter Lesse covenants to repaire the premises and to pay the rent all taxes   other paymts to do suit of Court   to pay all and amounts.

Marginal note: Late Burchall's at Lyneham


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(43) THE SAME Thomas Burchall holds by lease dated 11th February 1705 a close of pasture ground in Lyneham called Longer lands cont 5 acres (Except as above from the deaths of Mary Bridges   Richard Bridges her son for 99 years (if Richard Bridges son of Richard Bridges the son live) Rent per annum 1£ at Lady Day   Michaelmas   2 fatt young geese 1st Novr Annually at Tockenham Court The lessee covenants to pay the rents without any deduction for taxes To repair   do suit of Court To sett two young trees of Oak Ash   Elm every year  êto preserve them until planted sound (if the rent or geese behind 15 days or if he lett or sett for more than seven years without lycense in writing to reenter.

(44) THOMAS SADLER Gent holds by lease dated 18th April 1699 a Messuage or Tenement with all house buildings barnes stable lands meadow closes pastures feedings [----]  c in Preston (Except all timber trees   saplings   the topps   [----] of them   all underwood save only lawful to take timber for repairing   the underwood for boot to be used   spent on the premises Except all all Royalties) for 99 years (if Jane his wife   Eliz   Jane his daughters live ) Rent per annum for all (except Preston Laynes) 10s 4d   for Preston Laynes 5s 2d the lessee covenants to pay the rent to do suit of Court to repair the premises if the rent behind 10 days ( being demanded   no distress to reenter.

The Reversion of the above sd. premises granted to Mrs Jane Sadler Widow by lease dated the 5th of January 1732 for 99 years Determinable on the death of Anne Sadler daughter of the said Jane undr the same rents and covenants as above.

Note the said Jane Sadler dyeing before she executes the counterpart of this lease   the lease mentioned at the bottom of this folio John Sadler her son gave a bond to Jno Walker Esqr dated 6th March 1738 in the penalty of 200£ conditional that the Executors, Minors   Assigns of the sd Jane Sadler should perform the covenants in the said two leases.


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(45) THE SAME Thomas Sadler holds by lease dated 5th April 1707 A Dwelling house Barn Backside   Garden one close called the home close cont 1 acre one ground called the Stone Pitts cont 3 acres one ground called the Stone pitt fields cont 6 acres one ground called Smiths Marsh cont 5 acres one ground called Smiths Marshwood cont 3 acres one ground called the Laynes cont 2 acres one ground called the Inlands cont 9 acres one ground called [----- -] hey cont one acre and one [------] called [B---] cont 2 acres with commons as accustomed (Except a parcell of ground called Hidsearch 2 acres of arable land lying near Ragg acre and also except all timber trees   saplings   the maiden tops of them with all Royalties   free liberty of hunting   at all seasonable times for 99 years (if Wm Thos   Mary Sadler his sons   Daur live) Rent per annum 14s 5d at Michaelmas   Lady Day The lessee covenants to pay the rent without any deduction for taxes To repaire the premises To do suit of Court The lessee covenants that the lessee may cut and take timber by assignment but not otherwise for the necessary repaire of the messuage   buildings but for no other use if the rent shall be behind 10 days   no distress to be taken then to reenter.

The reversion of the above sd Premises granted to Mrs Jane Sadler Widdow by lease dated 5th January 1732 for 99 years determinable on the death of John Sadler Phisician Son of the sd Jane undr the same rent   covenants as above.

(46) THOMAS SADLER Junr holds by copy dated 12th April 1699 the reversal of a Messuage or Tenement one close called the home close one close of arable called Heaven furlong two closes of arable called the Quarrfeilds, one close of arable called the Mill post   one close of meadow called Sunderton to him   Jno his brother successively after Jane their mother Rent per annum 10s   4 good capons at Chrismass A heriott when it shall happen.

Note that Jane ye mother of Thos   Jno hath her life in this copyhold by Coppy of Court Roll dated 11th October 28 Charles the Second.


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(47) THOMAS SKULL holds by lease made to Jno his late Father dated 3rd February 1675 A Messuage  c in Preston a pasture ground called the Cowleaze cont 14 acres A pasture ground called Abrams cont 1 acre A pasture ground called The Home close cont 1 acre 3 pastures or arable ground called the Churchfeilds cont 18 acres Middlebrook meadows 3 acres Coppice hay or Netherhay Arable 2 acres Smith Marsh 11 acres, the Laynes pasture 7 acres Thickthorn meadow 6 acres Barley close   Sandpitts pasture   Coppice 8 acres all therein?   one ground called Stonyleaze in Lyneham cont 15 acres   all conditions  C (Except all timber trees   saplings of Oak Elm Ash   Maple   all other trees wth the lops tops   shrouds   are only for all manner of Boots by assignment but not otherwise   to take underwood for fireing   repaire to be there used but not elsewhere   also except the Maiden tops of all trees   the tops of all Elm trees   except the lop top   shroud of an Elm tree in Copps Hay   except liberty of hunting  C   all Royalties   Quarries) for 99 years (if Jno Thos   Frans Skull sons of the Lessee live Rent per annum 2£ 1s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   4 hens at Shrovetide   five pounds for a heriot when it shall happen if the rent is behind 15 days or if heriot unpd one month after due or if he demise ye premises for above 7 years or if any wast shall be done that may not be repaired for 20s   shall not be repaired within 6 months after notice to reenter the lessee covents to keep the premises in good repaire, to pay all quit rents outrents   all other payments to do suit of Court   to pay all amerciaments.

(48) RICHARD BRIDGES holds by Indenture dated 2d May 29o Caroli 2di one close of pasture called Longer lands cont 5 acres ( Except all timber   saplings of Oak Ash Elm   Maple   all other trees   liberty of hunting   all Quarries of Stone   Tyle for 99 years if Mary his Wife   ----   Michael their Sons live ) Rent per annum 5s at Michaelmas   Lady day   two fat Geese 1st November yearly at Tockenham House. The lessee covenants to pay the rent   all payments. To do suit of Court. To keep the bounds in good repair. To plant 2 trees yearly until planted round   to preserve them - if the rent behinde 15 days or if he demise the premises for above 7 years at one time (Except to the use of or in trust for himself wife child or Cren) without lycense then to reenter.


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(49) WILLIAM CARY holds by Indenture dated 26th Septr or Dec: 1699 A Messuage in Preston one arable ground called Home close cont 2 acres 2 closes of meadow called Newells Cont 9 acres one little parcell of meadow called Newells Corner about half an acre one close of arable cont 3 acres adjoyning to Swans mead 1 close of meadow called Swans mead cont 5 acres 2 closes of arable called Mill Post 7 acres One close of pasture called Cowles borrough 5 acres one close of meadow called Black Mead cont 3 acres one close of pasture called Archard leaze cont 7 acres   one close of meadow or pasture called the Laynes cont 3 acres Except all timber trees   saplings of Oak Ash   Maple   all those trees with the maiden tops of them   free liberty of hunting   also all Quarries of Stone   Tyle   all other Royalties for 99 years if the sd William, Jacob Young son of Daniel Young of Brinkworth   Jno Hopkins son of Thos Hopkins live) Rent per annum £1 9s 4d at Lady Day   Michaelmas   6 fat geese or 15s in money at the Lords [e------] 26th Decr yearly at Tockenham Court   five pounds for a heriott at each death dyeing as named The lessee covenants to pay all quit rents   all other payments   to pay the rent   deliver the geese or money in lieu at the Lords eleccon To do suit of Court to repaire the premises if the rent behind 21 days (being demanded) or if the money in lieu of heriott be not pd within a month after due or if he assign etc the premises without lycence for more than 11 years (except to his Wife Child or Children) or if any wast shall be done that may not be repaired for 20s   the same shall continue 6 months after notice to reenter.

(50) BENJAMIN PAINE in right of Mary Mortimer his now wife holds by lease made to Wm Mortimer her father dec'd dated 20th March 1681 one pasture or meadow ground in Lyneham called Barrow leaze cont 9 acres (except all trees) for 99 years ( if Thos: Mary   Wm   Richard Mortymer her Brothers live ) Rent per annum 12s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   a fat Calfe or 13s 4d at the Lords [eleword?] at Candlemas yearly   10s for every acre which shall be plowed up To repaire   on each death the best beast or good of Will'm the Father or £5 at the Lords esseron for a heriot To do suit of Court.

(51) ANTHONY PINNEGER holds by lease dated 2nd Nov: 1702 A Tenement Dwelling house Backside   Garden in Lyneham (Except all trees whatsoever) for 99 years - if he   Thomas   Dorothy his Son and Daughter live) Rent per annum 2s at Lady Day   Michaelmas The lessee covenants to pay the rent To repaire   do suit of Court.


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(52) JAMES BAKER holds by lease dated 10th March 1691 A Messuage in Preston with all Gardens Orchards Backsides Barns Stables   Outhouses   one close of meadow or pasture called the home close cont 1 acre   1 close of meadow or pasture called Townsende cont 8 acres One close called Middlehill Mead cont 1 acre   an half, One close of arable called next Middlehill cont 2 acres   an half One piece of pasture called Thickthorn cont 3 acres another of meadow or pasture called Laynes cont 3 acres One close of pasture called Smiths Marsh cont 4 acres One close of pasture called Mill Post cont 1 acre   an half One close of arable called hollow gate cont 6 acres   an half One close of arable or pasture called Comsham cont 5 acres   one close called the moors at Littlecott cont 1 acre with all ways etc ( Except all timber   trees) for 99 years (if he   Jno   James his sons live) Rent per annum 20£ at Michaelmas   Lady Day   2 good fatt capons at Christmass   doeing suit of Court The Lessee covenants to repaire being allowed timber if the rent behind 10 days   no distress - To reenter.

(53) THE SAME James Baker holds by lease of the same date a close of pasture or arable called Long furlong cont 7 acres   a close of meadow or pasture called Swains mead cont 5 acres in Preston   allways etc Except all timber trees   saplings) for 99 years (if John, James   Jane his sons   daughter live) Rent per annum 6s 8d at Michaelmas   Lady Day The Lessee covenants to keep the bounds in good repaire To do suit of Court To pay all taxes   Laiday silver.

Interlined note: No (54) (55) (56) (57)   (58) are contained in pages 20   21

(59) JAMES BAKER Senr holds by coppy dated 4th April 1692 A close called Bean close then in the possession of Jane Cooberry widdow for Term of her Widdowhood for his own life Then to James   John his sons for their lives successively after the death surrender forfeiture of the sd Jane Rent per annum five shillings   for a heriott a sugar loaf weighing six pounds Jane married to Tho: Halles.

(60) THOMAS BATHE holds by coppy dated 18th April 1693 a messuage, 1 close of arable or pasture called Bushoppe cont 1 acre   one piece of land called Newells in Preston - for his own life Then to Jane   Esther his daughters for their lives successively Rent per annum 7s 25 Oct 1731 Granted by copy to Sarah   Mary White

(61) THE SAME Thomas Bathe holds by lease dated the 21st June 1707 A Tenement or Dwelling house orchard Garden   Backside one meadow or pasture ground called the home close cont 2 acres one little coppice of underwood cont half an acre   one other meadow ground called hattons close cont 1 acre   all houses Outhouses ways  C ( Except all timber trees   other trees   the maiden tops of them   all Royalties) for 99 years (if he   Jane   Esther his Daughters live - Rent per annum 4s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   a sugar loaf weighing six pounds at Christmass   20s for a heriot at each Death dyeing as named. The lessee covenants to pay the rent Sugar loaf   heriot money without deduction for taxes To keep the premises in repaire To do suit of Court not to commit any wast or


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spoil Lawfull for the Lessee to take timber for repairs but not without assignment If the rent behind 15 days to reenter.

(62) JOHN ROGERS holds by coppy dated 3rd July 1707 A Messuage with the land [-------]   pastures thereunto belonging in Preston for his own life Then to Anthony   John his sons for their lives successively Rent per annum 1£ 9s   4 fatt capons at Michaelmas yearly   a heriot when it shall happen [---------------------------]

(54) THE SAME James Baker holds by lease of the same date a close of pasture called Tockenham Ball cont 2 acres   allways  C ( Except all timber trees   saplings) for 99 years if John Jas   Jane his Sons   Daughter live Rent per annum 1£ To keep the bounds in good repaire To doe suit of Court   pay all taxes   Laiday Silver.

(55) THE SAME James Baker holds by lease of the same date a Messuage Tenement   Mill in Lyneham   the meadows thereunto adjoyning called Cowles Bottoms, Millhouse   the hanging grounds called the little hill   all waters watercourses Dams Mill banks  C ( except the fish   fishing of the Mill pound or pond   all timber trees with free liberty to fish from the death of Jane [Heron?] since Jane Cooberry now the wife of Thos Hall Clerk. For 99 yrs (If James and John Baker their sons live) Rent per annum 20 at Michaelmas   Lady Day   2 fatt Capons at Michaelmas yearly. To do suit of court   keep all in repaire.

(56) WILLIAM BURCHALL holds by lease dated [blank] A messuage or Tenement garden orchard Backside barn Stable   outhousing in Preston one close of arable called the home close cont 1 acre   an half one other close or arable lying near the Quarr called Carters peece cont 7 acres 1 other close of arable called Mill post cont 2 acres 1 other close of arable called Townsend cont 3 acres One close of pasture called Longerlands cont 4 acres   one other close of pasture called the Laynes cont by estimation 3 acres for 99 yrs determinable on his death Rent per annum 10s 8d [--------------] To pay the rent To do suit of Court not to comitt any wast If the rent behind 15 days to reenter. Marginal note: Granted to James Baker for the life of Barbara Baker see No (98).

(57) And by another lease made to John Broome in trust for the said Willim: Burchall dated 21st June 1707 The reversion of the same premises is granted to Broom for 99 years after the Death of Willm: Burchall Det'mynable on the Death of Mary his Daughter - The same rent and Covenants.

(58) ANNE HAYTER Spinster Daughter of Augustine Hayter clerk hath a lease of the same premises - for 99 yrs (ITo commence after the death of William   Mary Burchall Determinable on the death of the said Anne The same rent If the rent behind 15 days or if she refuse to do suit of Court or if the premises shall not be well repaired within 3 months after notice or if she plow any meadow or pasture ground not plowed within 10 years last past Then lease to be void.


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(63) JOHN BUCKERIDGE holds by lease dated 1st July 1719 The Reversion of a Cottage or Dwelling house garden orchard and piece of meadow ground cont in the whole 66 perch for 99 yrs if George Buckeridge   Thos Carter live so long. To commence after the death of Edwd Hobbs Rent per annum 2d The tenant to repair   do suit of Court.

(64) THOMAS BURCHALL holds by Lease dated 3rd December 1719 the reversion of all that close of pasture ground in Lyneham called Longer Lands about 5 acres (Except all timber trees saplings  C Liberty of hunting   all Royalties. for 99 yrs if Richd Bridges of North Bradly live. To commence after the death of (blank} Undr the rent of 5s at Lady Day   Michaelmas   2 fatt young geese 1st November yearly The same covenants   provisoe as in the lease before No (43).

(65) MARY BENDRY holds by lease dated the 3rd December 1720 a cottage   garden ground with the appurts in Lyneham (except timber trees  C) To hold for 99 yrs if the sd Mary Bendry Robt Burchall   Martha Burchall live Rent per annum 1s The tennant to repaire   do suit of Court.

(66) JOHN CHAPMAN Clerk holds by lease dated 25th January 1721 the reversion of a p'cell of meadow ground called Priors Mead in the parish of Lyneham near Seagry for 99 yrs (if John Chapman son of the sd John Chapman live so long) To commence after the deaths of Ann Satchall late Ann Lambert   Eliz. Chapman Rent per annum 10s at Michaelmas   Lady Day The lessee covenants to pay the rent not to convert to tillage and payment of 5d per acre yearly   to pay all taxes. Under a provisoe to be void if the rent to be behind 14 days after demanded   no sufficient distress.

(67) JOHN SHEPPARD holds by lease dated the 7th February 1721 a cottage or tenem't and garden ground with the appurt's in Preston (Except all trees  c) To hold for 99 years If the sd Jno Sheppard   Jno   Robt his sons live. Rent per annum 2s at Michaelmas   Lady Day undr a provisoe to be void if the rent be behind 21 days being demanded. The Lessee covenants to pay the rent, all taxes, to repaire   to do suit of Court.

(68) JANE HALL holds by lease dated 30th May 1722 two closes of arrable or meadow ground called the Great Hill   the Mead next adjoyning lying in the parish of Lyneham   were heretofore p'cell of a tenemt called Blind mill ( except all trees of Oak Ash   Elm   all saplings   all underwoods  c   all Quarries   Royalties. To hold for 99 years (if Roger Warn the Younger of Chippenham Mary Jacob wife of Jno Jacob Esqr   Judith Minford live) Rent per annum 10s at Michaelmas   Lady Day If ye rent be behind 20 days being demanded   no distress to Reenter. The Lessee covenants to pay yeêrent all taxes to do suit of Court   to fence   keep in repair Taking sufficient Boot by appointment.


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(69) JOHN GALE Senr for   in the name of Jno Gale Junr his son holds by copy dated 20th October 1720 the Reversion of a Messuage   one yard land in Lyneham for the life of the sd Jno Gale the son after the death now of Jno Gale ye elder. Rent per annum 8s 6d   a heriot when it shall happen.

(70) MARGARET STILES Widow holds by lease dated 7th February 1722 A Dwelling house Barn Stable Workhouse Backside Orchard   Garden in Lyneham A ground called Little Close half an acre of ground called Broad Close 2 acres of ground called Nether Close 2 acres   an half a ground called Batsford 3 acres of ground called Barrow Leaze 3 acres   an half   a Messuage or tenem't backside orchard   garden over against the Church house in Lyneham a close of meadow or pasture thereto adjoyning 1 acre a close of meadow or pasture next in Tucks field 5 acres a close of meadow or pasture abutting on the land leading from Lyneham to Goatacre 1 acre   half   com'on for one horse beast All the sd premises were late ye estate of Jno Gale Blacksmith Except all timber trees   saplings of Oak Ash Elm   Maple   maiden tops   all Quarries   Royalties. To hold for 99 years (if Jno Stiles Grandson of Sd Margarett Wm Rich   Jno Rich sons of Jno Rich of Christian Malford live) Rent per annum 10s 8d at Michaelmas   Lady Day   two fatt hens at Shrovetide The Lessee covenants to pay ye rent not to plow any of ye meadow or pasture undr paymt of 5£ per acre per annum. To pay all taxes   payments To keep the premises in repaire   To do suit of Court a provisoe to be void if ye rent be behind 21 days being demanded   no distress Or if ye pmses be not repaired after three months warning or if ye lessee do lett or sett for more than seven years without lycense except to children or grandchildren.

(71) THOMAS RUMING holds by lease dated the 29 of April 1724 A cottage or Tenem't orchard garden   little close cont about 25 Lugg called Little Barrow situate in Lyneham ( Except all timber trees   saplings   top lops or shrouds thereof   all Royalties) To hold for 99 years If ye sd Thos Ruming Ann Strange wife of Jno Strange of Letchlade and Ann Heath Dau'r of Thos Heath of Calne live) Rent per annum 1s at Michaelmas   Lady Day If the rent be behind 10 days being Demanded the Lessor to reenter The tenant covenants to keep the premises in good repaire.

(72) THOMAS GOODMAN holds by lease dated 6th May 1724 the reversion of a Cottage or house orchard garden   little close of pasture half an acre in Lyneham (Except all timber trees   other trees   all Royalties) To hold for 99 years If Robt Goodman son of the sd Thos Goodman live. To commence after ye Deaths of Alice Grenman and Thomas Goodman the younger son of the sd Thos Goodman Rent per annum 4s If rent be behind 21 days   no distress being demanded the Lessor to reenter The lessee covenants to pay ye rent to doe suit of Court   keep the premises in repaire.


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(73) THOMAS SKULL holds by lease dated 18th February 1724 A Messuage or Tenement  c in Preston a pasture ground called the Cow leaze 14 acres a pasture ground called Abr'ams 1 acre of ground called the home ground 1 acre three pasture or arable grounds lying together called Upper Church feild Lower Church Feild   Middle Church feild cont 8 acres a meadow ground called Middlebrook 3 acres a little arrable ground called Cops Hay or Nether Hay 2 acres a pasture ground called Smith Marsh eleven acres a pasture ground called Laynes 7 acres a meadow called Thickthorn 6 acres a pasture or arable ground called Barly Close   Sandpitts 8 acres (Except all timber trees   all saplings of Oak Ash Elm   Maple   all other trees   ye lop tops   shrouds thereof save only for all manner of Boots by assignment but not otherwise   to take underwood for fireing   repaires to be there need but not elsewhere) And also except the maiden tops of all trees   the tops of Elming trees. The liberty of hunting and except all quarries   Royalties. To hold to ye sd Thos Skull for 99 years (if he Francis Skull his brother   Francis Skull live) Rent per annum 2£ 1s free from taxes at Michaelmas   Lady Day   a hen at Shrovetide five pounds for a heriot when it shall happen If the rent be behind 25 days or the heriot unpaid one month after due or if he demise ye premises for above seven years or if any wast shall be done that may not be repaired for 20s   shall not be repaired within 6 months after notice To Reenter. The lessee covenants to keep the premises in repaire to pay all quit rents Out rents   all other payments To do suit of Court   to pay all Amerciaments.

This lease is surrendered   a new one granted to ye sd Thos Skull dated 26th Janry 1733 for 99 years   upon the deaths of ye sd Thos Skull Jno Skull   Francis Skull his sons under ye same rent covenants   heriot as above.

(74) JOSEPH BAYLY holds by a lease dated 18th ffeb: 1724 a Cottage or Dwelling house   little garden ground cont 11 luggs situate at Leely Brook in the parish of Lyneham To hold for 99 years ( If Hump: Bayly Sarah Bayly   Anne Bayly son   Daus: of the sd Joseph Bayly live) Rent per annum 1s The Lessee covenants to keep the premises in repaire   to doe suit of Court.

(75) WILLIAM WHITE holds by a lease dated 10th ffeb: 1724 the Reversion of a Tenement or Dwelling house   a meadow or pasture ground called the home close 2 acres a little coppice half an acre   a close of meadow called Hattons close 1 acre (except all timber trees   all other trees   the maiden topps thereof   all Royalties whatsoever) To hold for 99 years (If Wm White son of the sd Wm White live) To commence after the deaths of Jane Bath   Esther Bath Daurs: of Thos Bath dec'd Rent per annum 14s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   a sugar loaf weighing 6 lb at Christmass   20s for an heriott. The lessee covenants to pay the rents   heriot To keep the premises in repair To do suit of Court To pay all amerciaments   not to commit any wast ship or spoil If the rent or heriott be behind 15 days being demanded to reenter.


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(76) ROBERT SMITH for   in the name of James Smith his son holds by copy dated 28th Oct: 1724 the reversion of a Mess'e one close of pasture or arable called Bushopps 1 acre   one peice of land called Newells in Preston for the life of the sd Jas Smith after the Deaths of Jane Smith his mother and Hester Bath his Aunt rent per annum seven shillings.

(77) REBECCAH SHEPPARD holds by lease dated the 27th day of Oct 1727 the reversion of all that cottage or tenement   plot of Garden ground situate in Preston Except all trees  c for the term of 99 years if Wm Sheppard son of the sd Rebeccah Sheppard live so long To commence after the death of Jno Sheppard   Robt Sheppard Rent per annum 2s at Michaelmas   Lady Day If the rent be unpd by ye space of 21 days being demanded the lessor to reenter The lessee covenants to pay the rent   all taxes   payments To keep the premises in repair to do suit of Court.

(78) ANNE CLARK holds by lease dated the 27th day of October 1727 the reversion of all that Messuage or tenemt orchard Garden   little peice of meadow ground thereto adjoyning   all that close of arrable land called Church feild cont by estimation one acre situate within the mannor of Lyneham   Preston Except all trees  C   all Royalties whatsoever for the term of 99 years. If Geo: Clark son of The sd Anne Clark live. To commence after the death of the sd Anne Clark   Francis her son Rent per annum 2s   a couple of fat hens or 2s at Shrovetide yearly if the yearly rent be unpd 21 days or the sd couple of fat hens or 2s in leiu being demanded   no sufficient distress the lessor to reenter. The lessee covenants to pay the rent to do suit of Court to keep the premises in repaire.

(79) JAMES BAKER and MARY BAKER hold by lease dated the 16th day of Janry 1727/8 All that close of pasture ground cont two acres called Tockenham Ball in the parish of Lyneham (Except all trees   saplings   all mines  c   all Royalties for the term of four score   nineteen years ) If ye sd Jas Baker and Jas his Son   Mary Baker Daur of ye sd Mary Baker live. Rent per annum 1s at Michaelmas   Lady Day The lessee covenants to keep in repaire To do suit of Court   pay the rent   all taxes if the sd yearly rent be unpd 10 days being demanded   no distress to reenter.

(80) JAMES BAKER and MARY BAKER holds by lease dated 16th day of Janry 1727/8 All that Messuage Tenement   Mill commonly called or known by the name of Blindmill situate in the parish of Lyneham   all those pastures   meadow grounds called Combes Bottoms Mill Lands   the hanging grounds called the little hill   all waters watercourses Dams Mill banks pounds flood gates sluces  c Except the fish   fishing of ye sd Mill pond   all trees   the tops   all Royalties To hold for the term of 99 years If the sd Jas Baker and James his Son live) To commence after the Death of one Jane Hall Rent per annum 20s at Lady Day   Michaelmas   a couple of capons at Michaelmas yearly   also doeing of suit of Court or to forfeit 1s if ye yearly rent be unpd or couple of capons or one shilling for default of suit by the space of Twenty days The Lessor to reenter. The Lessee covenants to keep in repaire.


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Marginal note: John Walker bought this Mill of Mrs Maskelyne in 1755.

(81) JAMES BAKER and MARY BAKER hold by lease dated the 16th day of Janry 1727/8 All that close of pasture or arrable ground called Long furlong cont 7 acres   all that close of meadow or pasture ground called Swaines Mead cont 5 acres both lying in the Tything of Preston   Parish of Lyneham To hold for 99 years If the sd Jas Baker Jas his son   Mary Baker Daughter of the sd Mary Baker live. Rent per annum 6s 8d at Lady Day   Michaelmas The Lessee covenants to keep in repaire To do suit of Court   pay the amerciaments   to pay the taxes   the yearly rent if the yearly rent be unpd 10 days being demanded   no distress the Lessor to reenter.

(82) JAMES BAKER and MARY BAKER hold by lease dated the 16th day of Janry 1727 All that Messuage or Tenemt wth ye barns stables outhouses Backsides orchards Gardens   appurts belonging situate in Preston together with the closes of arrable meadow   pasture ground belonging (that is to say) One close of meadow or pasture ground called the home close cont 1 acre one other close of arrable or pasture ground called Townsend cont 8 acres One other close called Middlehill Mead cont 1 acre   half one other called Middlehill cont 2 acres   an half one other close of arrable called the farthest Middlehill cont 3 acres   an half One other close of pasture called Thickthorn cont 3 acres one other close of pasture called the Laynes cont 3 acres. one other close of pasture called Smiths Marsh cont 4 acres one other close of pasture called Mill post cont 6 acres   an half one other close of arrable called Hollow gate cont 6 acres   an half one other close of arrable or pasture called Cooksham cont 5 acres   one other close called the Moors at Littlecott cont 1 acre (Except all trees   saplings  c   all mines Quarries  c   all Royalties) for 99 years If he the sd Jas Baker Jas his Son   Mary Baker Daughter of the sd Mary Baker live Rent per annum 10s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   a couple of capons at Christmass The lessee covenants to pay the rent to do suit at Court To keep the premises in repaire the lessor allowing sufficient rough timber under provisoe that if the sd yearly rent or couple of capons be unpd ten days being demanded to reenter.

(83) MATHEW HEATH holds by lease dated the 24th day of September 1728 All that one Inclosed pasture   meadow ground called Barrow Leaze cont nine acres Except all trees   all saplings of Oak Ash or Elm   all mines minerals   Quarries   all Royalties for 99 years If Mary Paine Widow Mathew Heath   Mary his wife live Rent per annum 22s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   one good fatt calfe at Tockenham Court or 13s   1d in leiu at the Lords esserron upon the purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary   the best good or 5£ for an heriot If the yearly rent   heriots be unpd ten days being demanded to reenter The lessee covenants to pay the rents   heriots   not to plow up the meadow ground or any part thereof under paymt of 5£ an acre To keep in repaire to do suit at Court to pay the amerciaments.


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(84) JANE HALL holds by lease dated 28th Sept 1729 All that Messuage Tenement Backside Barn stable Garden   close of meadow called Paddock belonging situate   being at Westtockenham   also common of pasture for one horse beast in Lyneham Green ( Except all trees   saplings of Oak Ash   Elm   maple   the tops  c   all mines  c   all Royalties To hold for 99 years if the sd Jane Hall Roger Warne of Chippenham Junr   Eliz his wife live Rent per annum 5s at Lady Day   Michaelmas   one couple of capons   4d for Laiday Silver at Michaelmas doing suit ofêCourt if the rent couple of capons or 4d in money be behind at the days it ought to be pd shall forfeit 1s weekly for a penalty   for default of suit at Court 6s If the rent couple of capons   4d Laiday Silver or any of the sums aforsd be unpd one month after demanded the Lessor to reenter The lessee covenants for payment of the rent capons  c to keep in repaire.

(85) JOHN HOPKINS holds by lease dated the 24th day of October 1729 the Reversion of All that close of arrable or pasture ground commonly called or known by the name of ---------- close cont 7 acres One other close of meadow or pasture ground called Westmore cont 12 acres being in the parish of Lyneham To hold for 99 years ( Except all trees Maiden tops   lops   saplings of Oak Ash   Elm   all Royalties) If Benjamin Hopkins Son of the sd Jno Hopkins live To commence after ye Deaths of Jno Tuck   Jno Rumyn als Robins Rent per annum 14s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   one couple of capons at Michaelmas or 4s in Lieu The Lessee covenants not to plow any of the land undr paymt of 5£ an acre   for paymt of the rents To do suit at Court To keep the premises in repair If the rents be behind 20 days being demanded to enter.

(86) RICHARD HUNTLY holds by lease dated 28 October 1729 The Reversion of a [m----] Messuage or Tenemt Barn Stable Backside Orchard   Garden belonging situate in Lyneham And all that arrable or pasture ground called the home ground cont 2 acres Two grounds of pasture called Barrow Leazes cont 8 acres four grounds of arrable lying together called East feilds cont 12 acres One ground of arrable called Church feild cont 2 acres   an half one ground of arrable   pasture called Trow cont 5 acres   common of pasture for one horse beast in Lyneham Green Except all trees   saplings of Oak Ash Elm   Maple   the maiden tops   all Royalties To hold for 99 years If Jane Huntly Daughter of Jos: Huntly live To commence after the deaths of the sd Richd Huntly   Robt Liddall Rent per annum 1£ 2s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   5£ heriot The lessee covenants to pay the rent   heriot To pay all taxes  c   to keep the premises in repair To do suit at Court to pay all amerciaments   not commit wast.

(87) JAMES BAKER holds by lease dated the 9 Febry 1730 The reversion of all that close of pasture cont 2 acres called Tockenham Ball Except all trees   saplings   tops lops   shrouds   all mines   all Royalties for 99 years If Barbara Baker daughter of the sd James Baker live To commence after the deaths of the sd James Baker   Mary Baker daughter of Mary Baker of Sarum widow Rent per annum 1s at Lady Day   Michaelmas The lessee coven'ts to keep in repair To do suit of Court To pay the yearly rent   all taxes If the rent be behind ten days   no distress (being demanded) To reenter.


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(88) JAMES BAKER holds by lease dated the 9th Febry 1730 the reversion of the mill called Blindmill in number (80) for the term of 99 years If Barbara Baker daughter of the sd James Baker live To commence after the deaths of Jane Hall   Jas Baker under the rent   covenants as in number (80)

Marginal note: Sold to Mr Walker in 1755.

(89) JAMES BAKER holds by lease dated 9th Febry 1730 the reversion of all that  c as in number (81) for fourscore   nineteen years If Barbara Baker Daughter of The sd Jas Baker live. To commence after the deaths of the sd Jas Baker   Mary Baker Daughter of Mary Baker of New Sarum Widow under the same rents   covenants as in (No 81)

(90) JAMES BAKER holds by lease dated the 9th Febry 1730 The reversion of all that  C as in No (82) for 99 years If Barbara Baker Daughter of the sd James Baker live To commence after the deaths of the sd James Baker   Mary Baker Daughter of Mary Baker of New Sarum widow under the same Rents   Covenants  C as in (No 82)

(91) JAMES BAKER for   in the name of Barbara Baker his Daughter   Eliz Laughton his sister holds by coppy dated 1st Oct 1730 The reversion of one close called Bean Close cont 10 acres within the mannor of Lyneham for the lives of the sd Barbara Baker   Eliz Laughton after the death of the sd Jas Baker Rent per annum 5s and per a heriott one refined sugar loaf weighing six pounds.

(92) OLIVER CALLEY holds by lease dated the 19th Sept 1732 The reversion of a Messuage or tenem't with the Garden adjoyning   one close of pasture or arrable ground called the home close cont 8 acres one close of meadow or pasture ground called the Quabb cont 4 acres   one close of pasture or arrable ground called the Church feild cont 8 acres   half Except all trees   the maiden tops   all mines  c   all Royalties whatsoever for 99 years If Oliver Calley (son of Oliver Calley live so long to commence after the determination of one Indenture of lease dated ye 27th March 1707 granted by Sr Jno Button Barnt to Jno Sheppard of Lyneham for fourscore 19 years Det: on the deaths of the sd Jno Sheppard   Anne Sheppard his neice. Rent per annum 10s at Michaelmas   Lady Day Provisoe if the rent be unpd 14 days   no distress or if any wast shall be comitted that may not be repaired for 40s   to remaine unrepaired 6 months To reenter Lessee covenants to pay the rent to keep in repaire To do suit of Court Lessor covenants for quiet enjoymt.

(93) ADAM PEDDINGTON als TUCK holds by copy dated the 11th day of Oct 1731 The reversion of one Messuage   one yard land cum pratum Except one close of arrable called Stony leaze for the life of Martha Peddington als Tuck Daughter of the sd Adam after the deaths of Robt Peddington als Tuck Gent   Jno Appleton Rent per annum 17s   4d at Michaelmas   Lady Day   4 good capons at Michaelmas yearly.


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(94) WILLIAM SADLER holds by copy dated ye 11th day of October 1731 the Reversion of a moiety of one messuage or tenemt cum pratum in Preston   one close of pasture called Trow cont 10 acres of one meadow called trow mead of one close of pasture called the Laines cont 3 acres   one little part of pasture called in Preston aforesd cum pratum for his life after the deaths of Jane Sadler his mother   Jno Sadler his brother Rent per annum 10s 2d at Michaelmas   Lady Day   also rent yearly for the Laines 5s 8d Et per heriot no acciderit.

Marginal note: in hand

(95) WILLIAM SADLER holds by coppy dated the 11th day of October 1731 The reversion of a Moiety of one Messuage or Tenemt cum pratum   of one close called ye home close of one close of arrable called heaven furlong of two closes of arrable called the Quarrfeilds of one other close of arrable called the Mill post   one close of meadow called Sunderton for his own life after the deaths of Jane Sadler his mother   John Sadler his brother Rent per annum 10s at Michaelmas   Lady Day   4 good capons at Xmass yearly et per heriot no acciderit.

Marginal note: in hand

(96) THOMAS SMOAKHAM holds by lease dated 28th Sept 1734 All that peice of ground late Richd Browns lying in Lyneham (timber trees  C excepted) To hold to sd Thos Smoakham for 99 years Det wth the lives of the sd Thos Smoakham Robert   Thos his sons Yearly rent 2s 6d payable half yrly Covent for paymt of the rent Covenant for lord to enter on non paymt oth' rent Covent for tent to Erect a house on the land at 30£ expense thereabt Covent for tent to repair Covent for tent not to sell Beer or take in Lodgers without lycense to do suit of Court Provisoe for tent not to assign without lycense.

(97) JOHN PRIOR holds by lease dated the --- day of Oct 1748 a Messuage or Tenemt with a Garden   Orchard thereunto adjoyning for 99 years If the sd John Prior Jacob Blankett aged about twenty five years James Ruming aged abt 28 years shall so long live reserved all mines minerals mettles   Quarries   all manner of timber   other trees   trees likely to become timber rent two shillings per annum.

(98) A lease granted by John Walker anno Domini 1731 to James Baker   William Burchall estate in Preston if Barbara Baker should so happen so long to live to commence   begin immediately after the end or expiration of two several indentures of lease one bearing date the 21st day of June 1707 made   granted by Sir John Button to John Broome of Lyneham aforesd Yeoman in trust for William Burchell if Mary Burchell Daughter of the sd William should so long live   the other bearing date ye 6th day of Sept 1708 made by the sd Sr John to Ann Hayter (now Ann Pike wife of Thos Pike to commence after the death of the sd Mary Burchell of the same premises as in number 56

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(99) WILLIAM WHITE holds by lease of yt date a Tenemt with an Orchard Gardens   Backside adjoyning and also a close of meadow or pasture called the Home close cont 2 acres   one little coppice cont half an acre   one other close of meadow called Hattons close cont 1 acre wth ye appurts Except all timber   other trees   saplings with their shrouds   all other Royalties) for fourscore   19 yrs commencing from henceforth (If Esther [ blank ] aged abt 55 yrs ye sd Wm White aged abt 41 yrs   Wm White Son of ye sd Wm White aged abt 11 yrs shall so long live Yearly rent 14s payable at Michaelmas   Lady Day   a sugar loaf   20s in leiu of heriotts Tenant covent to pay ye rent to deliver the sugar loaf   sums in leiu of heriotts To pay all taxes   paymts due for the premises. To do suit   service at the Lords court To repair the buildings   bounds of ye premises not to commit or suffer any wast upon ye pmses If rent sugar loaf or 20s in leiu of heriotts be behind 15 days or if lessee grants or assigns ye premises for more 7 yrs to anyone except to some of his own family without the lords consent or if any wast which may not be repaired for 10s be done or suffered   continue six months next after notice in writing given to or left wth ye tent in possession Lessor may reenter Lessor covents for peaceable enjoyment   ye lessee may cut timber on sd premises for repairing the buildings thereon fine for adding one life 15£ 15s.

Marginal note: 1744 Oct 8th

(100) WILLIAM GOUGH   Jonathan Gough hold by lease of yt date a Cottage or Tenemt wth ye appurts in Lyneham in a place there called the little Barrow (except all timber   other trees for 99 years det' with ye deaths of Jno Gough aged 62 yrs Wm Gough aged 60 yrs   ye sd Jonathan aged 21 yearly 2s 6d payable at Michaelmas   Lady Day yearly   service at the Lords Court at Lyneham   Preston Tenants covent to pay the rent To pay all taxes To do suit to the Lords Court To repair the premises Not to comit wast Provisoe yt if yearly rent be unpaid 15 days after it ought to be paid or if premises be assigned witht the Lords consent or if ye premises be unrepaired 6 months after notice Lessor may reenter fine for adding one life 2£ 2s.

Marginal Note: 1748 Oct 29th


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(101) JOHN AYLIFFE holds by lease of that date a certain messuage Garden   Orchard one close called the Home close cont 2 acres One little coppice cont half an acre One close of meadow called Hattons cont 1 acre Except all trees   Royalties To hold from thence for 99 yrs If ye sd Jno Ayliffe aged 25 Wm White aged 43   Wm White Son of the sd Wm White aged 13 shall so long live Yearly rent 14s   one sugar loaf weighing 5 pounds On the death of ye sd Jno Ayliffe 20s for a heriott   on ye death of ye sd Wm White senr if he survives sd Jno Ayliffe 20s   on ye death of Wm White junr if he survives ye sd Jno Ayliffe   Wm White Senr 20s   doing suit   service at the Lords Court Tent covents to pay ye rents   all taxes To do suit   service at the Lords court To repair the premises not to comit wast If ye rents   heriotts be behind 15 days after they ought to be paid or if Lessee assigns ye premises without Lessors consent or if premises be unrepaired six months after notice given Lessor may reenter An agreemt yt tent may take timber on ye premises for repairing thereof by the assignment of the Lord.

Marginal Note: 1748 June 25th


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Surname Index

Note: the references are to the numbered sections above,
eg 'Jno Appleton' in (93) above.

APPLETON
 Jno93
 John4
 
AYLIFFE
 Ben:42
 John42, 101
 
BAKER
 Barbara56, 87-91, 98
 James20, 24, 52-56, 59, 79-82, 87-91, 98
 Jane53, 54
 Jno52
 John24, 53-55, 59
 Mary79-82, 87, 89, 90
 
BARLOW
 Mrs25
 
BARNES
 Thomas15, 16
 
BATH
 Esther75
 Hester76
 Jane75
 Thos75
 
BATHE
 Esther60, 61
 Jane60, 61
 Thomas60, 61
 
BAYLEY
 Humphrey25
 Joseph25
 
BAYLY
 Anne74
 Hump:74
 Joseph74
 Sarah74
 
BECKETT
 John21
 
BENDRY
 Mary65
 
BENET
 Martha7
 Thomas7
 
BENETT
 Martha31
 Thomas31
 
BENNET
 John19
 Bennett19
 John20
 
BLANKETT
 Jacob97
 
BRIDGES
 -----48
 Mary43, 48
 Michael48
 Richard43, 48
 Richd64
 
BROOK
 Jane23
 
BROOME
 John27-31, 57, 98
 Richard27
 Samuel30, 31
 Widow27-29
 
BROWN
 Richd96
 
BROWNE
 Charles37
 Richard37
 
BUCKERIDGE
 George63
 John63
 
BURCHALL
 Martha65
 Mary57, 58
 Robt65
 Thomas42, 43, 64
 William60-62, 98
 
BURCHELL
 Mary98
 
BUTTON
 John92, 98
 
CALLEY
 John25
 Oliver25, 92
 William25
 
CARTER
 Thos63
 
CARY
 William49
 
CHAPMAN
 Eliz66
 John11, 66
 Martha11
 
CLARK
 Anne78
 Francis78
 Geo:78
 
CLARKE
 Anne12
 Ffrancis12
 Robert12
 
COLE
 Hannah8
 John8
 Margaret8
 
COLES
 Jane6
 Mr7
 Walter6
 
COOBERRY
 Jane55, 59
 
DISSE
 Richard13
 
FFREEMAN
 Meriell9-11
 
GALE
 Hannah32
 Jno70
 John19, 20, 29, 32, 69
 Margaret32
 Goodman18
 Robt72
 Thomas18, 72
 
GOUGH
 Elizabeth40
 Jno100
 John40
 Jonathan100
 William40, 100
 
GREENMAN
 Alice17
 Thomas17
 
GRENMAN
 Alice72
HALL
 Humphry1
 Jane68, 80, 84, 88
 Thos55
 
HALLES
 Tho:59
 
HAND
 James39
 
HARRIS
 Anne38
 John38
 Mary38
 
HAYTER
 Ann98
 Anne58
 Augustine58
 
HEATH
 Ann71
 Mary83
 Mathew83
 Thos71
 
HENTLY
 Mary5
 
HERON
 Jane55
 
HILLIAR
 Joan26
 Mary26
 Richard26
 
HOBBS
 Edward33, 39
 Edwd63
 Elizabeth33
 John33, 39
 
HOPKINS
 Benjamin85
 Jno49
 John85
 Thos49
 
HORKELL
 Mary13
 Page13
 Sarah13
 
HUNT
 Richard24
 
HUNTLY
 Jane86
 Jos:86
 Richard86
 
JACOB
 Jno68
 Mary68
 
LAMBERT
 Ann66
 Anne10, 11, 14
 Robert10
 
LAUGHTON
 Eliz91
 
LIDDALL
 Robt86
 William24
 
LORD
 Mrs31
 
MASKELYNE
 Mrs80
 
MATHEWS
 Mrs98
 
MINFORD
 Judith68
 
MORTIMER
 George34
 Lanfeir36
 Mary34-36, 50
 Richard35, 36, 50
 Thos50
 Wm50
 
NORRIS
 John41
 Matthias20, 41
 Peter20
 Thomas41
 
PAINE
 Benjamin50
 Mary83
 
PEDDINGTON als TUCK
 Adam1-4, 23, 93
 Elizabeth3, 4
 Martha93
 Robert1-4
 Robt93
 
PIKE
 Ann98
 Thos98
 
PINNEGER
 Anthony51
 Dorothy51
 Thomas51
 
PRIOR
 John97
RICH
 Jno70
 
ROGERS
 Anthony42, 62
 Jno42
 John62
 
ROLL
 Button13, 14
 FFrancis13
 Francis13, 14
 
RUMING
 James97
 Thomas71
 
RUMYN als RAWLINS
 John15
 
RUMYN als ROBINS
 Jno85
 
SADLER
 Anne44
 Eliz44
 Jane44-46, 94, 95
 Jno46, 94
 John44, 45, 95
 Mary45
 Thomas44-46
 William94, 95
 Wm45
 
SATCHALL
 Ann66
 
SHEPHARD
 Anne22
 John22
 Richard22
 
SHEPPARD
 Anne92
 Jno77, 92
 John67
 Rebeccah77
 Robt67, 77
 Wm77
 
SKULL
 Francis73
 Frans47
 Jno47, 73
 Thomas47, 73
 
SMITH
 James76
 Jane76
 Robert76
 
SMOAKHAM
 Robert96
 Thomas96
 
SPICER
 Francis28, 29
 
STILES
 Jno70
 Margaret70
 
STRANGE
 Ann71
 Jno71
 
SYMS
 William13
 
TUCK
 Jno85
 John15, 16
 Robert3, 16
 
VENN
 Richard26
 
WALKER
 Jno44
 John80, 98
 Mr88
 
WALL
 James5
 Mr6, 7
 
WARN
 Roger68
 
WARNE
 Eliz84
 Roger84
 
WHITE
 Mary60
 Sarah60
 William75, 99
 Wm101
 
YEO
 Daniell23
 Joan23
 John23
 
YOUNG
 Daniel49
 Jacob49


Survey of the Manors of Lyneham and PrestonCopyright H.R. Henly18 December 1995Page 28

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