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Index

to

Barnstaple

Being an attempt to supply the want of a history to that ancient town

by

Joseph Besly Gribble

Barnstaple: North Devon Journal Office (1830) Map, illus. 197 pp.

Prepared by Michael Steer

More than 1,000 years of history, from the Saxons to the present day, can be found in Barnstaple, or Barum - England's oldest borough and Devon's largest town. The Castle Mound, built by the Normans around 1100 AD is all that remains of the ancient defences of the Borough. Barnstaple played some part in the Civil War in the mid 17th century. This well-written and very well researched early history of one of Devonshire's ancient towns has two chapters, each with an extensive appendix of source materials. The first chapter focuses on the lengthy history of Barnstaple, the second upon the many charities that have accrued to the Town over the centuries. A print copy of the history is held at the Bodleian Library and an electronic copy may be accessed here.
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Abernethey 168
Ackland, Elizabeth 183
Ackland, Sir H. Bt. 183
Ackland, William 104
Acland, Arthur 101, 173
Acland, John 174
Acland, Sir John (Gift) 129-31, 172-3
Acland, Thomas Palmer Esq 31
Alexander, Henry, Esq. MP 184
Alexander III, Pope 46
Aluuard 56
Andrew, John 127
Andrews, Robert 124
Appley, Robert 107-8, 121-2, 124-5, 162, 171
Askham, Mrs 192
Athelstan 6-8, 69
Atwell, Hugh 121
Audleigh, James Lord 12, 61-2, 73
Audleigh, Joan 13
Audleigh, Nicholas, Lord 12-3, 61
Audleigh, Margaret 13
Audleigh, Roger 13
Audley, Sir James 32, 68
Ayres, J. 121
Babecumbe, Ricus de 66
Bacon, Robert 33
Baily 7
Baker 13
Baker, Francis 191
Baker, George 141-2
Baker, John 143, 191
Baker, Thomas 191
Baldwin 56
Baller, Benjamin, Junr 191
Bampfield, Rev W. 183
Barbor, George Acland Esq 19
Bardestaple, Willi de 72
Barford, Frances 184, 193
Barford, Richard, Gent. 193
Barnes, Mrs Phillis 183, 192
Baron, George 134
Barre, Matilda de la 59
Barre, Mauricius de la 59
Barre, Thomam 74
Barret, John 102
Barry, Mons. de 51
Bartholomew, (Iscanus) Bishop of Exeter 46
Bassett, Joseph Davy Esq 19
Beamond, William 64
Beaple, Richard (Beaple's Gift) 88-93, 111, 121, 132
Beaple, J. 121
Bear family 143
Beare, Alexander 131
Beare, Balshazar, Esq 173
Beavis, Mr Henry 138
Beavis, Colonel 138
Becket, Thomas 44-6, 48
Bedford, Duke of 18
Bennett, Richard 34
Bennett, William 34
Bentley, John 104
Berryman, T. 121
Bicknell, Elizabeth 144
Bicknell, John 144
Bisse, Mr Bartholomew 176
Bisse, Humphry 176
Blackmore, Charles Esq 52
Blackstone 178
Blake, Johes 63
Blakeford, Johe de 67
Boroughe, Sir Edward 80
Boucher, Captain 170
Boyce, Rev John 32
Boyce, Rev Thomas 192
Braiosa, William de (Brahost) 24, 75
Brayley, John 174
Bremridge, Philip Esq 22, 151-2
Bremridge, Richard 191
Bremridge, Mr Samuel 124, 146, 157, 170, 191
Brienne, Guy de 11
Brienne, Maude de 11
Brittany, Alured, Earl of 10
Britte, Robert 25
Broase, Sir Reginald de 11
Broase, William de 10-11, 23
Bronescombe, Bishop 23
Bryant, Mr 162
Budd, Nicholas 141-2
Bulteel, James 89
Burgh, Edmund 183
Burgh, Rev W. 184
Bylbe, Thomas 65
Caddy, John 150
Cade, Henry 50
Cambrensis, Giraldus 46
Camden 37, 46
Campo Arnulph, Willelmus de 60, 67
Camville, Jeffery de (Campvyll, Galfridus) 12, 60, 65-7, 71-2
Canford, William 99, 107
Canvill, Matilda 65
Carpenter, Ann 150
Cary, John 68
Cary, Richard (also Carre) 24
Castleman, Richard 122, 165
Chageford, Thom de 66
Chapple 2
Charles I ix, 126
Charles II 169, 176
Chelfham, Ralph 24
Chepleyn, Sir Walter 19
Chevaler, Robert Beauple 34
Chichester, Sir Arthur, Bt. 19-20, 22, 81, 110, 151
Chichester, Sir John, Bt. 14-5, 20-2, 63, 110, 151, 163-4
Chichester, Thomasia 63
Chytelesber, Maths de 66
Cissor, Richard 65
Clarendon, Lord 20, 37
Clarke, Thomas 141-2
Clinton, Hugh, Lord 183
Coffin, John 143
Cole, John 101, 161
Collender, Humfry 176
Colly, James 151-2
Collybeare, William 108, 123
Columbiers, Elinor de (Alionora) 12, 25-6, 61, 73
Columbiers, Phillip de 12, 25-6, 61, 73
Combe, Robert 174
Cooke, Mr John 174-6
Cooke, Mr Nicholas 176
Cornish, Richard 113
Cotton, William 104
Courtenay, Hugh de 62-3, 66
Courtenay, Margaret de 63
Courtenay, William de 63
Cowper 28
Crespin, Robtus 66
Crew, John Esq 35
Creyk, John 35
Crosse, Thome 74
Curtipalatio, Theobald de 24
Cuyt, Benedeus le 65
Dart, Charles 96
Dart, John 143
Davis, John 154
Davis, John Leworthy 191
Davy, Sir Humphry, Bt 19
Delbridge, John 117
Delbridge, Nicholas 102
Dene, Humphry 131
Dene, Miss & Mrs 32, 128
Dennis, Mr John 150
Dennys, Nicholas (Dennis) 127, 135, 151, 173
Docton, William 184
Dotton, John 119
Dovell, Mr William 136
Downe, John 91, 135, 176
Downe, Mrs 155
Drake, Elizabeth 139
Drake, Sir Francis iii
Drake, Mr Henry 133, 136-7, 139, 175
Drake, Mrs 177
Dugdale 25, 81
Duke, G. 121
Dyer, Nicholas 78
Eastmond, Edward 102
Eburn, Mary 183
Edward, King (the Confessor) 54, 56
Edward I ix, 2, 11, 59, 64, 73-5, 77
Edward II 12, 59, 61, 73-4
Edward III iii, ix, 2, 12, 26, 33-4, 45, 61, 67, 73-4, 76-7
Edward IV 14, 68, 77
Edward VI 52, 77
Eldon, Lord Chancellor 158
Elizabeth I iii, 14-5, 17, 29, 37, 42, 69, 77, 141, 145
Espee, Wills le 66
Evans, Joseph 151
Evans, Rev Richard 187
Evingham, Thomas 14, 71
Fairchild, Edward 112, 184
Fairchild, Rebecca 150
Fairchild, William 108
Ferris, John 135
Ferris, Richard (Gift) 124-5, 132, 135-6, 142, 147-8
Ferris, Richard, Senr. 128
Fisher, Mary 123
Fisher, William 123, 159, 172
Fitzpiers, Elinor 12
Fitzpiers, Reginald 12
Fitzwarren, Lady Elizabetha de 63
Fitzwarren, Sir Fulco (filius) 64
Fitzwarren, Sir Fulconis de 63, 64
Fleetwood, Bishop 78
Flemmyng, Simon 62, 74
Flemmyng, Thomas 62, 74
Folland, John 127
Fortescue, Earl 17
Fosse, Robert 102
Fraine, Joseph 134
Fursill, Silvestre de 65
Furze, Philip 139
Gardiner, Rev Henry William 187
Gatepathe, Ricus de 66
Gaumachiis, Imbertus de 24
Gay, Richard 94
Gayer, Ricus 66
Gayye, Daniel 176
Gemma, John de Sancti 24
George II 21
George III 189
Gibbons, Laurence 122, 164
Gibbs 20-1
Gibbs, James 81
Gilpin 4
Glass, Nicholas 143-4
Glass, Nicholas & Roberts, John, Messrs 95
Gorg, Elena de 67
Gorewell, Petro de 69
Grace, R.W. Esq 22
Grandison, Bishop 24, 32
Gray, W. 121
Greade, John 174-6
Greek & Moule, Messrs 95
Greenslade, Renatus 183
Greenwood, Harry 102
Gregory, Lewis 78
Gribble, Captain 42
Gribble, Robert 143
Griffiths, Miss 179
Gurneye, Simon 24
Halghewal, Andre de 66
Hammett, James, Esq 137
Hammond, Edward 183
Hancock, Nicholas 84-5
Hardin, John 44
Harper, Alexander 184
Harrington, Robert de 64
Harris, George 144
Harris, Mr 179, 181
Harris, Richard (Harris' Gift) 94, 127, 165, 176
Harris, Thomas 101, 110, 150, 175
Hastings, John Lord 12
Hayn, Roger 28
Haynes, James 96
Henry I 10, 23
Henry II 10
Henry III 11, 15, 19, 59, 64, 73-5
Henry IV 14, 33, 62-4, 69, 77
Henry VI 23, 48
Henry VII 14, 80
Henry VIII 2, 9, 25-6, 40, 71, 77, 81
Herbti, Petrus, filius de 75
Hiern, James 139, 144, 178-9
Hiern, Mr Philip Welsh 139, 144
Hiern, William 78
Hodgson, Frederick, Esq. MP 184
Hody, Rico 61
Holland, Elizabeth 68
Holland, John (Duke of Exeter) 14, 68
Holman, Thomas 44, 49
Holmore, Walter 48
Hooper, Rev T. 96
Hooper, Sir Nicholas 81, 184
Hooper, Richard 101
Horbert, Robert 65
Horsham, Hugh (Gift) 130
Horwood, Mrs Alice 101-4, 152, 154
Horwood, Thomas 101, 103
Howard family 28
Howard, Lord 26-8, 45
Howard, Lady Margaret 27, 81, 84-5
Howard, Lord William of Effingham 27, 81, 84-6
Hugheton, Willus 66
Hugheton, Willus de Jnr 66
Hume 78
Hunt, Christopher 101
Huntingdon, Count John 68
Hutton, William 104
Ilfracombe, John 24
Incledon, Benjamin, Esq 184
Incledon, R.A. Esq 32
Incledon, Robert 184
Irish, Jacob 78
James I 9, 34, 70-1
James II 70
Jeffery, Harry 143
Jeffery, John 143
Jeffery, Richard 141-2
Jeffery, Roger 116-7, 165
Jenkins, John 184
John, King 11, 71, 74
Johnson, Dr 2, 38
Johnson, William 42
Jones 53, 70
Kaunville, Galfrid de 66
Kaunville, Matill de 66
Kayle, Johes 63
Kayle, Thomas 63
Keate, Thomas Brooke 29, 34
Kemeys, Lodowico de 61, 73
Kimpland, James 143
Knight, J. Esq 4
Langdon, Miss Elizabeth 96
Langdon, George 174
Langdon, John 174
Larkin, George 183
Lautrow, Martin 184
Law, William 191
Leland 2, 18-9, 26, 36, 38, 44-5, 49
Leolin, Prince of Wales 11
Lercedeken, Ricus 69
Leworthy, Mr Harry 96, 113
Ley, John 175
L'Oiseau, Mons 51
Loosemore, John 96
Lopes, Sir Masseh N. Bt. 184
Loringe, Margaretta 34, 63
Loringe, Nigellus 34, 63
Louis VII, France 48
Loveringe, John 174
Lugg, Adam 124-8
Lugg, George 126
Luscote, Johes de 63
Luscote, Willi de 63
Luttrell, John Fownes Esq 150
Luttrell, Nicholas 88
Luxmoore, Rev Henry 157
Lysons 32
Lyton, Hugh 24
Macpherson 41
Manning, John 141
Marriott, Daniel 143, 184
Markwell, Mary 118
Marrow, Samuel Esq 14-5
Marrow, Thomas Esq 14
Marschall, Willus de 66
Marshall, John 112
Marston, Richard 193-4
Martin, Mrs (Gift) 155
Martyn, Lady Elinor 12
Martyn, Joan 12-3
Martyn, Margaret 12
Martyn, Lady Maud 12
Martyn, Nicholas Lord 11-12, 61
Martyn, William Lord 12, 60, 71, 73
Mary, Queen 14, 34, 77
May, Mr John, Junr 107, 133, 193-4
May, Mr John Senr 105, 133-4, 174, 184, 193-4
May, John Esq 192
May, Rev Samuel 134
May, Thomas 191
Mayne, John 120
Matthews, Richard 116
Matthews, Thomas 127, 167, 176
Matilda, Queen 65
Medford, Richard 89, 126, 132
Mertone, Ricus de 61
Merwin, Rev Richard, DD 173
Metherell, Mr Richard Rowe 105
Mogg 3
Mohun, John Lord 12
Morgan, Dr 114
Morging, Lord 80
Morrison, Rev T.H. 98
Mortimer, Joan 13
Mortimer, Roger 13
Moule, Henry 96
Moule, Simon 142, 144-5
Mounier, Mons 51
Mountjoy 116
Mullins, Mrs 162
Naylor, Philip 173
Newcommen, Mrs Margaret (Gift) 155, 187-8
Newhalle, Hugo de 61-2
Nicholls, Rev Henry, AM 124, 148, 157
Nicholls, Robert 112
Nolan, Michael 107
North, Roger 107
Northcott, George 151
Northmore 27
Oliphan, Stephen 120
Olivean, Stephen 119-20
Oliver, Rev George 33, 45, 81
Oliver, Stephen 120
Ommaney, Sir Francis 107, 184
Orchard, Elizabeth 176
Paddon, Catherine 143
Page, Gilbert 89
Paige 15
Paige, Elizabeth 107, 109
Paige, Gilbert 126, 175
Paige, Mrs 102
Palmer, Anthony 93, 176
Palmer, Dorothy 121
Palmer, John 176
Palmer, William (Palmer's Gift) 87-90, 93-4, 126-7, 176
Parminter, Richard 175
Parnell, William 132
Patterson 3
Paulet, Johes 63
Paulet, Margaret 63
Pawle, William Chapple 191
Peard, George Esq 126, 132
Penbetty, Jacob 169
Penrose, George (Penrose Gift) 89-91, 161
Penrose, Mr John 87, 91, 100-1, 165
Perrers, Alisiae 68
Petter, George 191
Petter, William 191
Petyt, John 65
Peverell, Matilda 194
Peytenin, Nicholas 65
Philip & Mary (King & Queen) 71
Phillips, John 137, 149, 184
Piers, Henry 48
Pilcher, Edward Paul 152
Pille, Benedeus de la 65
Pilton, Richard de 65
Pincombe, Elizabeth 34-5
Pincombe, Gertrude 34-5
Pincombe, John 34
Pincombe, Mary 34
Pincombe, Richard 34
Pirdoc, Reginaldus 24
Pomeroy, Mr 138
Portree, Reginald 27
Prideaux, Nicholas 50
Prideaux, Roger 50
Pridyas, Rogus 65
Prince 2, 6, 12-3, 37
Prost, Thomas 96
Prynne 24
Punchard, Ffrancis 176
Pycot, Johes 67
Pylton, Hugh 24
Roberts, Mr Edward Richard 114, 133
Redmyn, Robert 49
Reed, Miss 131
Reeder, Miss 189
Rennels, William 191
Rice, Robert 191
Richard I 10, 74
Richard II 2, 13, 34, 62, 68
Richard III 14, 71
Richmond, Countess of 14
Ridgate, Philip, Esq 184
Risdon 2, 7, 25-6
Robert 56-7
Roberts, E.R. Esq 45
Roberts, John Esq 146
Robinson, Sir Christopher, Knt. 184
Roch & Colley, Messrs 95
Roch & Shepherd, Messrs 95
Roche, Mons 51
Rogers, John 139
Rolle, Denys (Rolle's Gift) 94, 185
Rolle, Henry 28
Rolle, Isabella Charlotte 183
Rolle, Lord 19, 28, 111
Rolle, Margaret 184
Rooke, George 127
Rooker, Rev Samuel 187-8
Rooker, Rev William 187
Rosier, Lewis, Gent. 175
Rothwell, Mr 79
Rowe, John 141-2
Rowe, Peter 176
Rowe, Robert 32, 76
Rowley, John 183
Rue, Mons. De 51
Russell, Mr 170
Rypan, Robert 65
Sanders, Ellice Lee 191
Sciance, James 152, 184
Sciance, Thomas 152
Score, Mary 184
Scott, John 139
Scott, Thomas 150
Scynthy, Peter 44
Sele, Simon 24
Servante, Mons 51
Shakespeare viii
Shapcott, Alexander 191
Shepherd, Nicholas 184
Sherman, Gabriel 102
Skinner, Ephraim 112
Slane, Baron 25
Slocombe, Mr William 140, 184
Smale, Henry 176
Smith, John 183
Smith, Peter 96
Smyth, L. 121
Snow, Thomas 174
Somers, Rev Mr 183
Soyer, John 24
Speed 25
Spurway, Rev William 136
Squire, John 78
Stanbury, Elizabeth 151
Stanbury, Joan (Stanbury's Gift) 94, 121, 151, 156-7, 184, 189
Stephen, King 10
Stevens, Hugh 121
Stevens, John 127, 183
Stevens, Mr S. 192
St Leger, Sir John 14
Stone, John 174
Stonford, Johes de 62
Stow 8
Strange, Isabel 13
Strange, Lord 13
Strutt 80
Suffolk, Henry Duke of 34
Sutton, Henry 24
Sweet, Nicholas 176
Sydenham 27
Symons, John 183
Tamblyn, Richard 174
Tanner 24, 33
Taylor, John 119
Teakle, N. 121
Teynturer, Alexr le 65
Thomas, Mrs 160
Thomas, William 170
Thorne, Mary 128
Thorne, Richard 143
Thorn(e), Robert 25, 44, 83
Thorne, Mr William 104, 162
Tippetts, Henry Gardner 139
Totnes, Judhael de (also Joel) 8, 10, 18, 23, 44
Tour, Mons. de la 51
Tracy, Eve de 11
Tracy family 36, 47-8
Tracy, Henry de 10-11, 23, 59, 65, 75
Tracy, Oliver de 10-11, 75
Tracy, William de 11, 45-47
Trench, John 44
Trix, Mr Jas. 179, 181
Trix, Paul 174
Tucker, Arthur 131
Tucker, Paul 78
Tucker, Rev George 140
Tucker, Walter 139
Tuckfield, John Esq 34
Tuckfield, Mary 34
Tuckfield, Roger Esq 35
Turner, Joshua 191
Vaughan, Elizabeth 144
Vere, Robert de (Earl of Oxford) 13
Wade, Rev J.M. 157
Wakeman, Mr Bartholomew 112-3, 183, 185
Wakeman, William 112
Walsh, James 122, 165
Warman, William 91
Wavell, William MD 21
Waybard, Agnes 184
Velly, Charles 78
Walsh, James 168
Warmington, Elizabeth Symes 140
Watson, Elizabeth 150
Watts, James 150
Webber, Thomas (Gift) 130
Wescombe, T. 121
Wes(t)combe, William & Mary 101, 127-8
Westacott, John 104
Westcote 25
Westlade, Denys 121
Westlake, Katherine 131-4
Westlake, T. 121
Whitemore George Esq 34
Whitemore, Thomas Esq 34
Whitrow, Bernard 184
Willemere, Radus de 62
William I (Conqueror) 8-10, 23, 53, 65, 76
William II (Rufus) 10
Willis, Brown 44
Woolacott, William 191
Worth, Paul 141-2
Wrey, Robtus de 66
Wrey, Ricus de 66
Wright, Charles 78
Wright, John, Clerk, AM 147
Wyatt, Adam 141-2
Wyott, Philip 19-20, 39, 42, 49, 52
Wyteweye, Johnes 66
Wytloe, Henry 65
Yeo, Mr 117