Ref NoD-71/22
TitleCounty of Dorset..
DescriptionIn the account of the monasteries, of the lands and possessions late of the monastery of Milton in the county of Dorset belonging or appertaining in the year of the reign of the late king Henry VIII 31, amongst other things is contained as followeth. Upton Manor and Estryngsteed. In the account of William Thornehull, farmer, there for the time aforesaid. Farm of Upton. The rent of the farm is 10 pounds. It is let to the said accountant for his life, and after his death for 31 years to his executors, by indenture dated under the seal of the late monastery of Milton 12 February 26 Henry VIII (1535), and under the seal of the Chancellor of the Court of Augmentations 27 June 31 Henry VIII (1539). The rent is to be paid at the feast of the Annunciation of Our Lady and the feast of St. Micheal the Archangel in equal portions. Sum' is 10 pounds. Farm of Estringsteed 48 acres of meadow, 32 acres of pasture, 212 acres of arable, 258 acres of heath, 316 acres of pasture called the Downs, and 4 acres called the Wethebury, besides the pasture of 214 sheep and the common of the manor. To the aforesaid William Thornehull to be paid at the feasts of the B.V.M and St Micheal the Archangel by equal portions. Sum' 18 pounds 13 shillings and 4 pence. In English. (Corner off) The above calendar was compiled by Miss G Scott- Thompson in 1959. The documents are in Latin unless otherwise stated. Christian names have been given in their modern form, but surnames and place-names have been reproduced in the form in which they appear in the text.
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