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A HISTORY OF WARWICKSHIRE The same (ipsa) church holds in CESTRE- TONE [Chesterton l ] I J hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In the demesne are 2, and 3 serfs ; and (there are) 5 villeins and 9 bordars with 2 ploughs. There are 10 acres of mea- dow. T.R.E. it was worth 40 shillings, and afterwards 2O shillings ; now 50 shillings. The same (ipsa) church holds WASMERTONE [Wasperton 3 ]. There are 5 hides. There is land for 1 1 ploughs. In the demesne is I, and 2 serfs ; and (there are) 18 villeins and i bordar with 7 ploughs. There is a mill worth (de) 20 shillings and 4 loads of salt and loooeels. There are 30 acres of meadow. Wood(land) half a league long and 2 furlongs broad. T.R.E. it was worth 4 pounds, and afterwards 50 shillings ; now 70 shillings. IN FERNECUMBE HUNDRET The same (ipsa) church holds NEWEHAM [PNewnham in Aston Cantlow 3 ]. There are 5 hides. There island for 14 ploughs. In the demesne are 2, and 4 serfs ; and (there are) I 5 villeins and 5 bordars with 8 ploughs. It was and is worth 6 pounds. IN HONESBERIE HUNDRET The same (ipsa) church holds in RADWEI [Radway] 3 hides ; and Ermenfrith (holds them) of the abbot. There is land for 6 ploughs. In the demesne is i, and 4 serfs; and 13 villeins and 6 bordars have 5j ploughs. There are 1 6 acres of meadow. It was worth 2O shillings ; now 50 shillings. VII. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF ABINGDON 1 IN MERETONE [MARTON] HUNDRET The abbey of Abingdon 4 (Abendone) holds in HILLE [Hill B ] 2 hides which the abb(ot) bought (emit) of the fee of Turchill ; and Warin holds (it) of the abbot. There is land 1 Chesterton is shown by a subsequent entry to have been in ' Tremelau ' Hundred. 3 Wasperton is afterward found in Kineton Hundred, and may well have been in the Domes- day Hundred of ' Tremelau.' 3 Apparently this identification must be correct, for ' Fernecumbe ' Hundred was swallowed up by Barlichway Hundred, and this is the only Newn- ham in Barlichway Hundred. Its subsequent his- tory is that of an obscure hamlet in Aston Cant- low, whereas it appears here as an important place, equal in assessment and value to Aston.

  • Abingdon in Berkshire.
  • Near Leamington Hastings. For particulars

of this grant see Historta Monasterii de Abingdon (Rolls Series), ii. 8, 284, and Introduction, p. 176, above. for 3 ploughs. In the demesne there are now 2 ploughs ; and 5 villeins with 7 bordars have I plough. There are 12 acres of meadow. It was worth 30 shillings ; now 40 shillings. VIII. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF BURTON IN COLESHELLE [CoLESHILL] HUNDRET The abbey of BURTON 6 (Bertone) holds in ALDULVESTREU [Austrey] 2j hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In the demesne is i, and (there are) 6 villeins and 4 bordars with 2 ploughs. T.R.E. it was worth 40 shillings, and afterwards 10 shillings ; now 30 shillings. Earl Leofric (Leuric) gave this land to the same church. IX. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF MALMESBURY The abbey of Malmesbury (Malmnbtrit) holds in NIWEBOLD [Newbold (Comyn 7 )] 3 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. There are now in the demesne 2 ploughs and 4 serfs ; and 8 villeins with 3 bordars have 3 ploughs. There is a mill worth (de) 8 shillings, and 16 acres of meadow. It was worth 30 shillings ; now 50 shillings. Ulwin a monk held it, and himself gave it to the church when he became a monk. X. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF WINCHCOMBE 8 The abbey of Winchcombe (IVincehumbe} holds 6 hides in ALNE [Great Alne 9 ]. There is land for 6 ploughs. In the demesne is I plough, and 3 serfs ; and 1 1 villeins with 4 bordars have 5 ploughs. There is a mill worth (de) 5 shillings. (There is) wood(land) half a league long and 4 furlongs broad. It was worth 3 pounds ; now 4 pounds. XI. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF EVESHAM IN FERNECUMBE HUNDRET The abbey of Evesham holds in WITE- LAVESFORD [Wixford] 5 hides. There is 8 Burton-on-Trent. 7 The seat of the Willes family close to Leam- ington. The identification is clear from the sub- sequent history of the place. Being afterward in Stoneleigh leet, it was doubtless in the Domesday Hundred of ' Stanlei .' 8 Winchcombe in Gloucestershire.

  • Doubtless in ' Fernecumbe ' Hundred, being

afterward in Barlichway Hundred, but not in Pathlow liberty. 306