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Name Index


Bideford under the restored monarchy; with some extracts from a "sessions of the peace book" for the borough of Bideford 1659-88

Trans. Devon. Assoc., vol. 47, (1915) pp. 306-333.


Alexander G. Duncan

Prepared by Michael Steer

In the 16th century Bideford was Britain's third largest port. It was rumoured that Sir Walter Raleigh landed the first shipment of tobacco there, although this is a myth. The Bideford witch trial in 1682 involved three women, Temperance Lloyd, Mary Trembles and Susannah Edwards, accused of witchcraft and resulted in one of the last hangings for witchcraft in England. Many believe that they were the last in England to hang for witchcraft but there were several after them Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the Princeton University Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.
Allen, Theophilus 325
Bagilhole, Peter 318
Baglery, John 325
Ball, Olliver 326
Bamfylde, Copleston 308
Barnes, Grace 326-7
Barnes, John 326
Bassett, Arthur 308
Bath, John Earl of 311, 319-21, 329-30
Bayliss, Edward 325
Bazely, Barnes & Bazely, Messrs 307
Beale, Mr Thomas 311
Berry, Thomas 331
Boddy, Mr John 325
Browne, Robert 325
Budd, John 332
Burdon, George 311
Charles II 306, 308-9, 315, 317-8, 320, 322
Chichester, John 308
Coffin, Mr Richard 322, 331
Coleman, Elizabeth 326-7
Coleman, John 326-7, 329
Collins, Catherine 325
Cornish, Philip 329
Darracott, John 331
Davie, Elizabeth 326
Davie, John 321
Dennys, Nicholas (Dennis) 319, 321
Dennys, Mrs Sarah 311
Donnard, George 329
Dunscombe, Bennett 325
Edwards, Susanna 326-7
Elliott, William 324
Exeter, Thomas, Lord Bishop of 329
Fellow, Anne 326
Fellow, Edward 329
Fellow, Thomas gent 326
Frost, John 321
Galsworthy, Sisly 326
Gearing, Mr Thomas 319, 321, 330
Gifford, Arthur 309
Giles, Richard 331-2
Halse, Dorothea 312
Handford, Abigall 327
Handford, Robert 327
Harris, Thomas 325
Hill, John 309, 319, 321, 328, 330
Holmes, Abraham 329
Horsham, William 317
Howard, Christopher 329
Hoyle, David 316
James II 306, 315, 318, 320, 322-4, 332
Jermyn, Francis Esq 309-10
Johns, Samuell 323
Johns, Thomas 325
Kinge, Mrs Dorothy 311
Land, Nicholas 316
Lidstone, Dorcas 326
Lloyd, Temperance 326
Luxton, Mr John 311
Maine, Thomas 317
Mayhutt, Mr Robert 328
Ogilby, Micheall 321, 323, 327-9
Parsons, Henry 323
Pollard, Amos 331
Pound, John 325
Prance, Justinian 311
Prideaux, Jona 331
Reeve, Mr William 329
Rogers, Mr W H 311
Rooker, Mr James 306-7
Short, Mrs Margaret 311
Slade, Daniell 310
Sparrow, Bishop Anthony 330
Sutton, John 317
Thomas, Grace 326
Thomas, John 309
Thomas, William 324
Titherly, William 321-2
Townsend, Peter 324
Trembles, Mary 326-7
Trigiony, William 325
Tucker, Mr Hugh 309-11
Vaughan, Hugo 332
Vidal, Mr E Sealy 311
Watkins 326
Willett, Mr 329
William & Mary 324
York, James Duke of 318
Young, John 316-7