From the Fabric Fund of St John's, Frome

 

Kindly transcribed from the Frome Society for Local Studies slip index by Sarah Lowther.

 

Name

Details

Date

Place

Source

DUNKERTON, Henry

6 Jul 1419 will of Henry DUNKERTON of Frome left to the fabric of the cathedral of Wells 3s 4d, etc.  James CRAS and Katherine my wife to be Exors. Proved at Bristol 12 Sep 1419 cf. William D of Frome, 1327

1419

Frome

Somerset Record Society, XVI, 1901, Somerset Mediaeval Wills 1383-1500 – from PCC

DUNKERTON, William

Exchequer Lay Subsidy for Somerset 1694/5 Hundred of Frome. Frome:- … Willelmo DUNKERTONE ij.s. cf. Henry D. of Frome, 1419

1327

Frome

Somerset Record Society, III, 1889, Kirby’s Quest for Somerset, etc., 124

DUNKERTON, Richard

Cooper. 1759 Samuel JAMES bound apprentice to Richard DUNKERTON of Nunny, Soms, cooper; premium £13

1759

Nunney

Society of Genealogists, typed transcripts of registers of Apprenticeships, 53/185

TORNAI, Thomas de

Rector of a moiety of Nunney instituted by R(eginald) bishop of Bath, on presentation of Elyas de MEISI and Geoffrey his heir

c. 1186-1188

Nunney (“Nieniz”)

Wells Cathedral, Register III 389v (Calender, 1, 492

BYTHEWODE, Richard

Lived in a house in ‘Elme’ before 1390-91, when a yearly rent of 12d was paid to the fabric account of Wells Cathedral

1390

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

BITHEWODE, John

Of Buckland Dinham (‘Bocland Dynham’), had lived in a house in ‘Elme’ before 1457-58, when a yearly rent of 12d was paid to the fabric account of Wells Cathedral

1457

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

BITHEWODE, Nicholas

Of Buckland Dinham (‘Bokelond Denham’) had lived in a house in ‘Elme’ which in 1480 was occupied by John PAYNE and in 1492-3 by Thomas PAYNE (and to 1505-6)

1480-

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

PAYNE, John

Occupier of a messuage previously the dwelling of Nicholas BITHEWODE and paying a yearly rent of 12d to the fabric account of Wells Cathedral

1480

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

PAYNE, Thomas

Occupier of a messuage previously the dwelling of Nicholas BITHEWODE and paying a yearly rent of 12d to the fabric account of Wells Cathedral. (1492-3, 1500-01, 1505-6)

1492-1506

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

GRENELAKE, John

Paid a yearly rent of 12d to the fabric of Wells Cathedral for a messuage in ‘Elm’ which had lately been held by Thomas PAYNE – in the years 1557-1565 the rent was “late John GRENELAKE”

1549

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

PAYNE, John

Late of ‘Elme’ in 1549 when the yearly rent of 12d. owing for the messuage which he had occupied was pardoned the collector, being described as “pro capitali reu” (?”for a chief rent”)

(before) 1549

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts of Cathedral

BOWER, Edmund

(Gentleman); paid rent of 12d yearly for the tenement in ‘Elme’ to the fabric of Wells Cathedral

1587-1595

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

BOWER, Edmund

Gentleman; paid rent of 12d yearly for a tenement in ‘Elme’ to the fabric of Wells Cathedral

1619-1623

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

BOWER, Adrian

Gentleman; paid rent of 12d yearly for a tenement in ‘Elme’ to the fabric of Wells Cathedral

1625-1627

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

BOWER, Edmund

Gentleman; paid rent of 12d yearly for a tenement in ‘Elme’ to the fabric of Wells Cathedral

1633-1638

 

Wells Fabric Accounts

BOWER, Edmund

Gentleman; paid rent of 12d yearly for a messuage in ‘Elme’ to the fabric of Wells Cathedral. In 1668-69 the messuage was said to be ‘now or late’ in his tenure

1660-1668

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

BOWER, Mr

A yearly rent of 12d was collected for the fabric of Wells Cathedral from a messuage in ‘Elme’ formerly held by Edmund BOWER, gent., but always described as from Mr BOWER, or from his assigns, with no further detail

1669-1750

Elme

Wells Fabric Accounts

BOWER, Mrs

The rent of 12d yearly collected for the fabric of Wells Cathedral from a meesuage in ‘Elme’ a Elm formerly of Edmund BOWER gent. was in the period 1750-1826 usually paid by “Mrs BOWER” though occasionally from “Mr BOWER”

1750-1826

Elm(e)

Wells Fabric Accounts

HALL, Mr

Seedsman; See COCK, Mr

1831

Frome

The Frome Directory, 1949 (93rf Year), p.9

COCK, Mr

1831 Sep 20 (Letter from Robert SLADE, Talbot Road, Romney, Amherstburg, Canada, emigrant, to his wife and family in Frome, Somerset) :- “Bring a few potatoes of every sort; bring some horse beans; bring some vetches and a little barley and as much turnip seed as you can. Go to Mr HALL or Mr COCK, in Nunney Lane, and get two penny worth of every sort of seed that they sell.” (Possibly identical with John TREBLECOCK/TREBILCOCK, nursery and seedsman of Nunney Lane in 1840-42)

1831

Frome Nunney Lane

The Frome Directory, 1949 (93rd Year), p. 9

PAYNE, Levi

13 Oct 1831 (Letter from Levi PAYNE, Dummer, near Peterborough, Upper Canada. 2nd Concession 18th lot, to his father and mother, Frome, Somerset): - “all kinds of seed will grow here; please to send me a little early cabbage seed, a little white stone turnip seed, a little onion seed, a little carrot seed, and a few pig berries.”

1831

Frome

The Frome Directory, 1949 (93rd Year), p. 11

HARRIS, Thomas

Dead by 5 August 1884, when two freehold cottages at Short Street, occupied by him, were put up for sale by Mr Albert HARRIS. They could be viewed on application to Mr Thomas HARRIS, Chapmanslade. Described as two freehold cottages with large productive garden, and excellent supply of pure water; numbered on the Tithe Apportionment Map 1367

1884

Short Street, Chapmanslade

Poster in bar of "Three Horse Shoes"

HARRIS, Thomas

In August 1884 living in Chapmanslade and able to arrange for viewing of two cottages at Short Street formerly occupied by Mr Thomas HARRIS deceased

1884

Chapmanslade

Poster in bar of "Three Horse Shoes"

CRUTTWELL and CRUTTWELLS, Daniel

Solicitors acting acting for Mr Albert HARRIS in sale of two freehold cottages at Short Street, Chapmanslade, late occupied by Mr Thomas HARRIS deceased.

1884

Frome

Poster in bar of "Three Horse Shoes"

HARRIS, Albert

Instructs sale by auction of two cottages late of Mr Thomas HARRIS deceased

1884

Short Street, Chapmanslade

Poster in bar of "Three Horse Shoes"

COOPER, Charles

Auctioneer to hold auction of cottages at Short Street, Chapmanslade, at the Three Horse Shoes Inn on 19 Aug

1884

14 North Parade Frome

Poster in bar of "Three Horse Shoes"

SAGE

Printer, produced poster advertising sale of two freehold cottages at Short Street, Chapmanslade ‘ SAGE, typ., Frome’

1884

Frome

Poster in bar of "Three Horse Shoes"

Boundary marker,

On north side of B3099 road, Standerwick – Dilton Marsh, in grass verge, iron marker of triangular plan, bearing on sloping top ‘BOUNDARY 1909’ and on the sides facing the road ‘ SOMERSET (and) WILTSHIRE opposite house of Five Lords Farm, 827502 (visited 16.iv.1978)

1909

Berkley, Soms; Dilton, Wilts

J.H.H.

 

Charter in the possession of Sir Christopher and Lady Chancellor, Ditcheat Priory, April 1979

 

Sempringham (Charter of St Hugh) Lincolnshire c. 1190

 

Omnibus Christi fidelibus ad quos presens scriptum peruenerit. Hugo dei gracia Lincolniensis Episcopus Salutem in domino. Cum ex Pontificalis officy debito teneamur subditis nostris sua iura seuase potissimum viris religiosis in suo iure tenemur adesse et contra malignantium incursus eorum jura nostre auctoritatis subsidio communire. Eapropter ad universitatis uestre noticiam volumus peruenire. Nos ratam habere et presenti Carta confirmare concessionem et confirmacionem quam bone memorie Robertus Quondam Lincolniensis Episcopus rationabiliter fecit monialibus Ecclesie Sancte Marie de Simpingeham et fratribus

Earum super medietate Ecclesie de Kirkeby quam habent ex donacione Willelmi d’Aubenj et Cecilie Matris ejus quorum cartas inspeximus et pre manibus sufficienter habuimus Vt gracia hac nostra confirmacio perpetuis permaneat firma temporibus: eam presenti scripto et sigillo nostro duximus confirmandam. Saluis Episcopalibus consuetudinibus et Lincolmensis Ecclesie dignitate. Testibus: Hamone Lincolmensis Ecclesie Decano. Magistro Rogero de Rolueston. Walkelino Capellano. Magistro Nicholao de Dert___  Magistro Ricardo de Swalew

 

To all the faithful in Christ to whom the present writing shall come. Hugh by the grace of God Bishop of Lincoln. Greeting in the Lord. Since by the duty of the pontifical office we are bound to preserve the rights of those of our flock and especially are bound to support men of religion in their right and against the attacks of the moked their rights to secure with the help of our authority. Therefore we wish it to come to the notice of all of you that we have settled and by the present Charter confirm the grant and confirmation which Robert of good memory Bishop of Lincoln reasonably made to the nuns of the Church of Saint Mary of Sempringham and their brothers over a moiety of the Church of Kirkeby which they have of the gift of William D’AUBENY and Cecily his mother whose charters we have inspected and had suufficiently in our hands that by this our grace confirmation for all the times may remain firm we have thought fit that it should be confirmed by the present writing and seal. Saving the episcopal customs and the dignity of the Church of Lincoln. With witnesses: Hamo Dean of the Church of Lincoln, Master Roger of Rolleston, Walkelin the Chaplin, Master Nicholas of _____, Master Richard of Swallow

With vesica shaped Seal in red wax: hv60