A HISTORY OF WARWICKSHIRE
[NORTHANTS]
(From V.C.H. Norrtaaa, vol. i.)
THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF
THORNEY
p. 319*, fo. 332b
IN GRAVESEND HUNDRET
In SALWEBRIGE [Sawbridge] Turchil holds
of the abbot 5 hides. There is land for 5
ploughs. There are 12 villeins and 5 bor-
dars, with 4 ploughs, and (there are) 8 acres
of meadow. It was worth 50 shillings; now
(it is worth) 60 shillings.
THE LAND OF THE COUNT OF
MELLEND
p. 32gb, fo. 334
IN GRAVESEND HUNDRET
The same Count of Meulan (Mellend)
holds BERCHEWELLE [Berkswell 1 ] in demesne. 2
There are 4 hides. Of these he has 3 hides
in demesne.* There is land for 8 ploughs.
In demesne there is I (plough), and 4 serfs ;
and 7 villeins, with 3 bordars, have I plough.
There (are) 5 acres of meadow. Wood(land)
I league in length and I league in breadth.
It is worth 40 shillings.
The same count holds in WITACRE [Whit-
acre] half a hide (which is) waste, and it is
worth 12 pence. Levenot held these lands
freely T.R.E.
1 See also p. 3 1 4 above.
2 See the Domesday Note.
THE LAND OF WILLIAM SON OF
ANSCULF
p. 3403, fo. 236
IN OPTONEGRAVE WAPENT[AKE]
William, son of Malger, holds of William
i hide in WAVRE [Over 3 ]. There is land
for 2 ploughs. In demesne there is i (plough),
with i villein. There (are) 4 acres of mea-
dow. Wood(land) I furlong in length and
half a furlong in breadth. It was and is
worth 10 shillings. Ulwin* held it freely
T.R.E. as did (the) others.
THE LAND OF GILBERT DE
GAND
p. 34&b, fo. 22?b
IN WILEBROC HUNDRET
Rotbert holds of Gilbert WICFORD [Which-
ford B ] . There (are) 1 5 hides. There is land
for 19 ploughs. In demesne there are 4
(ploughs), and 10 serfs; and 33 villeins and
21 bordars have 15 ploughs. There (are) 2
mills rendering (de) 15 shillings, and 3 fur-
longs of meadow in length, and as much in
breadth. Wood(land) i furlong in length,
and as much in breadth. It was worth 10
pounds ; now (it is worth) 2O pounds.
Wlf held (it) freely T.R.E.
3 See note 3 on p. 309.
4 Probably his predecessor at Birmingham.
J.H.R.
6 See p. 295 above.
344

# Page:VCH Warwickshire 1.djvu/404

Jump to navigation
Jump to search

This page needs to be proofread.