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Bishopstone Survey 1758, Wilts



Document held at Chippenham Record Office ref CC/Bishopric 10/1
[my comment]

The original text on these pages were in black ink, red ink and pencil as they were updated



Book of Reference

To the

Plan of Bishopstone

Manor

in the

Hundred of Ramsbury

And

County of Wilts

Belonging

to the Right Honourable

Henry Fox

Surveyed
A.D 1758


2
 
 
Rusley
 
 
 
In Hand
The Buildings, Garden, and Paddock
The Wildernefs, or Coppice
The Cow Leaze

Total of Rusley (at 14. P Acre. 83G besides the House)

NB. The above Seat is Situated in the midst of the Paddock, which is encompafsed with Several
Hundred Acres of Down, and in a fine Sporting Country; Therefore dont doubt, but it will let for £100 a
year when the Premifses are Thoroughly repaired, but at present only Value it at £80

57   0   9
7   2   12
54   0   7

118   2   28

3
 
 
Bishopstone Farm
 
 
Quality
 
A   R   P

Moses Spicer

Holds by
Lease for 12
Years from
Michaelmas
1755
at £300 p Ann
and also
The Great Tyths
of Ditto.
At £62 p Annum

NB. That but one of
the Loilby Grounds of
present belongs to ye
Farm, as Mr Willoughby
had it, and the Reeve
Acre in the Lords Mead, till Lady day 1759
The Buildings Yards Gardens and Orchard
The farm, Backside by Mrs Willoughby's
The Great Gafsons
The Little Gafsons
The Further Gafsons
The Ivis
The Ivis Coppice
The Horse Leaze including the three Coppices, Row Close and the Paddock
Upper Laynes
Lower Laynes
Upper Hilly Ground
Lower Hilly Ground
Gilbert's Leaze
Lord's Mead Exclusive of the three Acres belonging to Different People
The Twenty Acres
The Chaulks
The Chaulks Coppice
Gafsons Bank Piece including Siglers Moor
The Three Acres
Hedge Piece
Bowling Alley Piece
The Walk Piece
The Wither bed Piece
The three Acres in the Coombs
Mony Pitts including Bullions
The 6 Acres on Cow tail Hill
The 9 Acres by Rubble Pitt
Nell Piece
The 5 Acres under Ridge Way



Pasture
Do.
Do.
Do.

Do.
Meadow
Do.
Pasture
Do.
Meadow
Do.
Pasture
Do.

Arable
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
1   3   14
1   0   25
16   1   14
3   3   12
5   3   4
6   3   20
1   0   0
19   1   30
18   3   0
12   3   30
5   1   18
6   0   22
1   3   0
49   3   0
19   2   30
27   0   30
1   3   20
19   0   24
3   1   30
15   0   14
46   3   0
6   2   18
4   2   0
3   1   0
57   1   0
5   3   0
6   2   0
15   0   20
5   1   20


408   3   35


4
 
 
Bishopstone Farm
 
 
Quality
 
A   R   P




Moses Spicer
Brought Over

The 8 Acres Normandy
The Severn Acres
The 19 Acres on Ridge way piece
The Four Acres
The 5 and 6 Acres
Sheep Paths
Lamy Down
The ten Acres under Lamy Down
The 5 Acres Nimslad
The 9 Acres Nimslad
Shepherds Pice
Shepherds Cross
Barrows Piece
The 20a. under Lamy Down
The Eight Acres
The Thougs Piece
Coopers Piece
The Five Acres
Sheep Lads Piece
Evenal Piece

In Lain Corner

One a Piece
Poor Man's Piece
The Farm Down

Total of the Farm Land
Down        442a   2r   10p
Inclosure   212a   0r   29p
Arable       405a   3r   18p



Arable
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Pasture
Arable
Do.
Do.
Do.
Pasture
Arable
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.



Do.
Do.
Pasture
408   3   35

9   2   0
6   3   0
21   1   0
4   2   20
10   0   20
4   3   30
42   0   0
9   2   30
5   1   20
10   0   20
18   3   30
12   2   0
12   1   0
17   1   20
7   3   28
23   3   20
13   2   4
4   3   20
14   3   12
20   1   18



0   1   0
1   1   30
400   2   10




1060   2   17

5
 
 
The Parsonage
 
 
Quality
 
A   R   P




Napthali Wilson

Holds by Lease
for 6 years from
Lady Day 1758
at £145 p Annum
The Buildings, Yards, Gardens and Orchard
In Down Field. One Piece called Parsonage Breach
In Ditto. One other Piece, called Common Short
In Cheap Mead. Two Pieces
In West Field. The Parsonage Goulands
In White Pitts Furlong. One Piece
In Water Slade. Two Pieces
In Swindley Furlong. One Piece
On High Bush Furlong. One Piece
Shooting on Ridge Way next Idstone. One Piece
Long Marrial Furlong. One Piece
In Woodway Furlong. One Piece
In Picket Furlong on Culbrows. One Piece
In the Furlong Shooting on Norris's Quarry. One Piece

Total of the Parsonage Land

Out of the Parsonage, are paid Yearly to the Prebendary £23   0   0
Ditto to the Vicar                                                          £30   0   0
And is renewable every Four Years on Payment of a Fine of 110 Pounds

To this Estate belongs the Great Tyths of all the Parish,
Except Nine yard Lands, which are Tyth'd to the Vicar; And
the Great Tyths of the Farm, which are at Present Leased to Moses Spicer


Arable
Ditto.
Meadow
Arable
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
3   3   24
11   1   0
3   2   4
4   1   10
3   1   10
1   2   24
1   3   20
2   0   0
1   3   36
3   1   0
1   0   30
2   2   11
1   1   0
1   2   10

45   3   5

6
 
 
Life Holders
 
 
 
 
A   R   P




Mrs Willoughby

For Life
Aged about 62
The Mansion House at Bishopstone, Offices, Yards and Garden
The Court Orchard now leased out for lives
The Wildernefs
The Drying Yard

Total Belonging to the Mansion House

NB. The Above is an Old Seat, and very fit for the reception of a Gentlemans
Family, as there is a great deal of rooms belonging to it, and the Gardens
kept in extreme good Order, therefore beleive, that it may be let for £40 a year,
(after the Expiration of Mrs Willoughby, who has her Life therein) as the
Premifses are in tolerable good repair

3   2   20
0   3   10
1   0   26
0   2   16

6   0   32

7
 
Tenants
Names
 
 
Date of
Copys
 
Letters
refer to ye
Furlongs
Bishopstone Copyholders
 
Denominations
 
Quality
 
A   R   P


2 August 1745
Thos. Anger
Holds by Copy
4 Yard Lands
Aged about 16
and in Reversion
to John his brother
Aged 22 and
Eliz: Pope his
Sister Aged 21

20 Aprril 1763. The above
Estate was surrenderred,
& a new one granted for
the lives of Thos. Anger
32 John Anger his Son
6 & Eliz. Anger his
daur aged 8 years
151
169
181
186
157, 188
161
200
204
196
214, 215
218
255
232
231
236, 237
256
242
393
936
942
884
885
859
8?6


B1
D1
E1
F1
H1
K1
L1
N1
R1
Q1
U1
A2
Y1
C2
F2
E2
G3
G4

R4

J4
H5
The Buildings, yards Gardens and Orchard
On the East of Collins hedge. One Piece
In Short Marrial. One Piece
In Upper Blackland hedge. One Piece
In Brooks Bush Furlong. Three Pieces
In Furlong by the Town. One Piece
In White Land Furlong. One Piece
In the Vauty Furlong. One Piece                           Meadow
In Wool Furlong. Two Pieces
In Bottom Furlong. Two Pieces
In Blackland hedge. One Piece
Upper Old Croft. One Piece
A Crofs Ladderway. Two Pieces
In Ladder Furlong. Two Pieces
In Long Breach. Two Pieces
Shooting on Ladder way. One Piece
Shooting on ye Drove. One Piece
By Siglars Moor One Piece
In Sheeplads Furl. One Piece
Shooting in ye. Farm Sheeplads. One Piece
In Cranwell. One Piece
By Cranwell. One Piece called the 3 Acres
In Evenal End Furl. One Piece
In Water Slade. One Piece

Meadow
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Arable
Ditto.
Ditto.
Meadow
Ditto.
Meadow
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Arable
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
3   2   0
0   1   37
0   3   18
0   1   30
1   1   7
0   3   14
1   0   18
0   3   6
1   2   0
0   3   35
0   2   4
0   1   8
0   1   8
0   2   20
1   0   38
1   1   34
0   3   34
2   1   36
0   2   4
0   2   6
1   0   6
3   1   10
0   3   18
0   1   37

27   1   22


8
 
Tenants
Names
 
 
Date of
Copys
 
Letters
refer to ye
Furlongs
Bishopstone Copyholders
 
Denominations
 
Quality
 
A   R   P






2 August 1745
Thos. Anger
[all in
pencil]


849
843, 845, 846
840
850
893
895
835, 836
915
914
950
916
902
832, 827
824
798, 800
803
794, 811
795
792
788
782, 784
776
762
756
759
766, 773
745, 684



J5
G5

X4
L5
L6
Y6
U6
X6
B6
C6


H6

J6

N6, M6
O6
P6
Z6
T6
Z4
A5

B5
Y4
R5
Brought Over


Above Water Slade. One Piece
West of Saunders hedge. Five Pieces

By Wide Gapp on W.side. One Piece
In ye. 3rd Furl. above Ridgeway. One Piece
In ye. 4th Furl. above Ridgeway. One Piece
In Broad Furlong. One Piece
At Mile Elm. Three Pieces
In Short Church stead. Three Pieces
In Long Church stead. One Piece
At East of the last. One Piece
One acre Heading Long Church stead
One Headland Acre heading ye. Furlong at Greens Ash
West of Greens Ash. Three Pieces

Shooting on Swindley. Three Pieces

In Swindley Furlong. Two Pieces
In Bow Furlong. One Piece
In High Bush Do.. One Piece
In Lambourns Way Do.. One Piece
In Fluit Do.. Two Pieces
Shooting on Norris's H. L.. Two Pieces
In the Middle of ye. Field. One Piece
Joyning Norris's headland. One Piece
Shooting on Goddards H. L.. Two Pieces
On ye. East of Saunders hedge. Two Pieces
On ye. Wast of Hellmans hedge. Two Pieces

Carried forward




Arable
Ditto

Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto

Ditto

Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
27   1   22


0   2   10
1   3   10

0   2   1
1   0   16
0   2   8
0   2   3
1   3   2
1   1   26
0   2   1
1   2   0
1   0   4
1   0   0
2   0   0

1   3   36

2   0   20
1   0   30
0   1   39
1   1   20
1   3   16
1   0   8
0   3   0
0   3   30
0   3   7
2   0   0
1   0   4

57   0   33

 
P Acre
   s   d
Annual
Values
£   s   d
Rent &
Heriot
£   s   d
Lives
 
Ages
 
Remarks
 

    9   
    10   
    9   
    9   
    9   
    8   
    8   
    8   
    5   
    6   
    5   
    6   
    6   
    6   
    5   6
    7   
    7   
    7   
    7   
    8   
    9   
    9   
    10   
    9   6
    10   
25   13   3
    5   
    18   1
    4   6
    9   10
    4   11
    4   1
    14   1
    11   3
    2   6
    9   
    5   1
    6   
    12   
    11   8
    11   8
    8   3
    3   6
    9   7
    12   11
    8   4
    6   9
    8   5
    7   11
    19   
    10   3

—————
36    7   10





1   1   4
Tyths
Silver
·   ·    6
Heriot
·   10   ·



Thomas Anger
Jon his Son
and
Elizabeth his Daur



32
6

8
This sheet was placed between pages 8 and 9
Front side


2 Aug 1745 Tho. Taylor & Penelope his Wife Surrdr
the lives of sd. piece & Wm Restal & Tho. Anger
takes for his own Jno. his Brother & Eliz. Pope
his Sister

20 Apr 1763 Tho. Anger Surrdr said 3 lives & takes
again for his own Jno. his Son & Eliz. his Daur
Cons. £84

[entry in pencil]
Ask'd Mr Anger Junr add'd one life late Norris
Mefs & 2 Ydlands £250
Remarks
 
 
P Acre
   s   d
Annual
Values
£   s   d
This sheet was placed between pages 8 and 9
Reverse side



Anger














                        Deduct for Winterfeed and Stubbles


                        Add Common Rights for 4 Yardlands at £5 6s 8d



    9   
    9   
    9   
    4   6
    12   
    8   
    12   
    12   
    12   
    13   
    11   
    9   
    11   
    10   
36    7   10

    8   9
    4   5
    3   11
1    3   11
    3   8
    4   6
    8   4
    12   5
    5   2
    17   6
    3   4
    7   5
    11   1
    8   4

—————
42    10   7
5    5   6
—————
37    5   1
21    6   8
—————
58    11   9


9
 
Tenants
Names
 
 
Date of
Copys
 
Letters
refer to ye
Furlongs
Bishopstone Copyholders
 
Denominations
 
Quality
 
A   R   P






2 August 1745
Thos. Anger
[all in
pencil]


680, 681
682
669
599
663, 659
657, 656
649
662
655, 653
675
687
175, 173
690
729, 715
727
612



Q5

P5
Z5
A7

R7

Q7
B7
P7
M7
N7
G7
C7
Brought Over


Above Hellmans Hedge. Three Pieces

Below Ridgeway. One Piece
Shooting on Woodway. One Piece
Between the Ways. Six Pieces

In Tobys Bush. One Piece
One Headland Piece heading ye. Furl. between ye. ways
In Upper Hitchings. Two Pieces
In Lower Shittings. One Piece
In Lower Hitchings. One Piece
Acrofs Egglston awy. Two Pieces
In Short Linch. One Piece
Shooting on Idstone. Two Pieces
In the East Coombs. One Piece
In the West Coobs. One Piece

Total

The above Estate pays to the Lord One Pound One Shilling
& four pence Quit Rent, and Six pence Tything Silver a year,
and a Heriot of Ten Shillings upon a Death




Arable

Ditto
Ditto
Ditto

Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
57   0   33


0   3   37

0   1   38
0   1   30
2   2   3

0   1   9
0   2   10
0   2   32
1   0   6
0   1   29
1   1   16
0   1   19
0   3   12
1   0   2
0   3   14

69   0   10

10
 
Tenants
Names
 
 
Date of
Copys
 
Letters
refer to ye
Furlongs
Bishopstone Copyholders
 
Denominations
 
Quality
 
A   R   P


26 Oct 1727
Christopher Butler
Holds by Copy
1 ½ Yard Land
Aged about 18
and in Reversion
to Job his brother
Aged about 16

NB. That half a Yard Land
of this, is held by the said
Butler, in right of his Wife,
who is about 55 Year Old


Mrs Cheeks for her Life.
Rent 2s 6d. Heriot 3s

#  19 Apr 99 Surrdr by Jas. Wilson for his own
& Brothers lives & Jas
Puzey takes for his own
Jas William Puzey & Tho.
Puzey his Sons
Fine 20s rent 1d
[all in
pencil]






Nash



Nash

Nash


Nash



Nash
Nash

Nash

Nash


G1
K1
O1
T1
W1
C2
D2
E2

X2
Q4
M4
L4
J4
X4
W6
U6
X6
B6
E6
M6
Z4
A5
F5
Y4
#  The Buildings, Yards, Garden, and Orchard
#  The Paddock
In Eyeslands. One Piece        (Arable and Meadow)
In Whiteland. One Piece
One Pice heading Middle Blackland Hedge
A Crofs Drove. One Piece
In Lower Old Croft. One Piece
In Long Breach. One Piece
Shooting on Ladder way. One Piece
Shooting on ye. Drove. One Piece
In Lords Mead. One Piece
In Lower Goulands. Two Pieces
In the Farm Field Fuil. shooting on ye. Thongs. One Piece
In Long Furlong. One Piece
In Short Linch. One Piece
Shooting on ye. Widow Meaton's headland. One Piece
One ye. West side of Saunders hedge by W. G. One Piece
In Narrow Furlong. One Piece
At Mile Elm on West of Saunders hedge. One Piece
In Short Church stead. One Piece
In Long Church stead. One Piece
In Shooting on Farm Down. One Piece
In Daustons Bottom. One Piece
Shootg. on Norris's headland. One Piece
In ye. Middle of ye. Field. One Piece
In ye. 2 Furlong on ye. East of Saunders Hedge. One Piece
On ye. East of Saunders hedge. One Piece


Pasture
Meadow
Arable
Meadow
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Arable
Meadow
Arable
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
0   1   14
0   0   21
0   2   15
1   0   18
0   1   22
0   3   5
0   1   33
0   2   19
0   2   35
0   1   34
0   2   23
4   1   0
1   2   10
0   2   14
0   3   20
0   1   29
0   2   1
0   3   28
0   1   30
0   1   35
0   2   2
0   2   16
0   2   4
0   2   4
1   0   0
0   1   30
1   0   0

20   3   22


11
 
Tenants
Names
 
 
Date of
Copys
 
Letters
refer to ye
Furlongs
Bishopstone Copyholders
 
Denominations
 
Quality
 
A   R   P






26 October 1727
Chri. Butler

Query. Whether the half
Acre in Long Church
stead belongs to him, or
the Widow Butler
[all in
pencil]


Nash



Nash



Y5
A7
R7
N7
G4
A later sheet was placed between pages 10 and 11
  I have not shown this


Brought Over
In ye. 2nd Furl. below Ridgeway. One Piece
Between the Ways. One Piece
In Toby's Bush. One Piece
In Short Linch. One Piece
In Woodway Furlong. One Piece

Total

The above Estate pays to the Lord Nine Shillings and four
pence Quit Rent & five pence Tything Silver, a year, And
a Hariot of 3s 9d on a Death





Arable
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto
Ditto



20   3   22
0   3   20
0   3   4
0   1   9
0   1   18
0   1   27

23   3   20

 
 
Tenants
Names
 
 
Date of
Copys
 
Letters
refer to ye
Furlongs
Bishopstone Copyholders
 
Denominations
 
Quality
 
A   R   P

58
 
Tenants
Names
 
 
Date of
Copys
 
Letters
refer to ye
Furlongs
Bishopstone Copyholders
 
Denominations
 
Quality
 
A   R   P

John Pope

NB. This Estate Pays to
the Lord st 31 Aug 1751
£1 13s 8d Quit Rent
and 1:1½ Tything Silver
a year, as also,
15s Heriot on a Death

[a few other additional
land change entries
to T.A. ( Thomas Anger)
added later on this page]

T.A
[all in
pencil]


T.A
T.A




T.A


T.A

T.A
T.A


T.A
T.A

L6
M6, N6
O6
P6
T6
R6
S6

L4
A5
E5
F5
Y4
R5
S5
Q5
O5
A7
Q7
B7
P7
L7
H7
N7
F7
H4


B4
F4


Brought Over
Above Paustone Botton. One Piece
In Swindley Furlong. Three Pieces
In Bow Furlomg. One Piece
In High Bush Furl. One Piece
In That Furlong. One Piece
Above Gospel Nap Furl. One Piece
In Gospel Nap Furl. One Piece
One Piece Joining to Gospel Nap
Shootg. on Norris's headland. Three Pieces
In the Middle of the Field. Thre Pieces
Shootg. on Ridgeway next Idstone. One Piece
In 2d Furlong East of Saunders Hedge. Three Pieces
On the East of Saunders Hedge. Two Pieces
One Piece Shootg. on Ridgeway on East of Hellmans Hedge
Three Pieces in Elcomb Furl.
One piece above Hellmans Hedge Shootg. on Wright etc
Shootg. on Nellway. One Piece
Two Pieces in Furl. behind ye Ways
In Upper Hitchings. two Pieces
One piece in Lower Shillings next the way
In Lower Hitchings. One Piece
One Piece in Short Marial
Shootg. on Idstone Field. One Piece
Two Pieces Short Linch
Shootg. on Kents headland. Two Pieces
One Piece in Woodway Furl.
Shootg. down upon Farr's 3 lands. One Piece
One Piece Joining the Misims Leaze
Shootg. on Norris's Quarry. One Piece
One Piece in Furl. acrofs Woodway
Joining Goddards Pickets. One Piece by Well Heads
One Piece in the Botton

Total

Arable
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Ditto.
84   0   25
2   2   10
4   3   0
1   0   30
0   2   0
0   1   36
0   2   4
0   2   0
1   0   0
2   0   16
2   0   0
0   2   6
1   1   12
2   2   0
0   2   4
2   3   0
0   1   32
0   1   34
1   0   28
0   2   33
0   1   27
0   1   29
0   2   14
0   3   10
1   0   18
0   2   0
0   3   18
0   1   34
0   3   8
0   3   6
0   3   3
0   2   20
0   1   24

118   1   27


 
P Acre
   s   d
Annual
Values
£   s   d
Rent &
Heriot
£   s   d
Lives
 
Ages
 
Remarks
 

    4   
    5   6
    7   
    7   
    7   
    7   
    7   
    7   
    8   
    9   
    9   
    15   
    9   6
    10   
    18   
    9   
    9   
    9   6
    13   
    12   
    12   
    13   
    10   
    11   
    7   
    9   

    5   
    6   
    9   
    15   
    10   
52   3   9
    10   3
1   6   1
    8   3
    3   6
    3   4
    3   8
    3   6
    7    
    16   9
    18    
    4   10
    13   3
1   3   9
    5   3
1   7   6
    4    
    4   1
    11   1
    9   1
    5    
    5   2
    7   7
    8   1
    12   2
    3   6
    7   9

    4    
    4   8
    6   11
    9   4
    4    

66   5   1
7   16   6
58   8   7



1   8   8
Tyths
Silver
·   1    ·
Heriot
·   12   6


·   5   ·
Tyths
Silver
·   ·    1½
Heriot
·   2   6


John Pope
Elizabeth his Wife &
John his Son





Thomas Anger
John his son and
Eliz:abeth his Daur






















deduct for Winterfeed


48 ad
24
1





37
9
11
























This sheet was placed between pages 58 and 59

29 July 1747 P to John Pope for 3 lives
Cons. £379.5






18 Apr 17645 John Pope Surrdr one Yd Lands late
Hulls parcel of these ? & Thomas Anger
takes the same for 3 lives




Value as P Column        £66 5s 1d
Deduct for Afterfeed        £7 16s 2d
                                   —————
                                    £58 8s 9d

Add Commons for 6 Yd Lands             £32 0s 0d

Popes 5 Yardlands      99a 0r 35p        £75 3s 8d
Angers 1 Yardlands     19a 0r 32p        £15 5s 1d
                                —————        —————
                                118a 1r 27p        £90 8s 9d



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