The Book of Marston Bigot

Michael McGarvie's Book of Marston Bigot is published in a limited edition by Barracuda Books, Buckingham (ISBN 0 86023 403 7) in 1987. Reproduced below with Michael's kind permission are index entries for personal and place names and miscellaneous entries. For the BOYLE family, see the family file. See also Ruth Kim's transcriptions of Marston Bigot Memorial Indexes and Parish Registers.

Personal names

 

Aethelfrith, Saxon lord

BIGOT, family

CARMICHAEL, Mr

DAMORY, Roger

Ansger, priest

        Henry

CHAMBERS, Emily

        Robert

ARUNDEL, Rev Francis

        Hugh

        Mrs

DANIEL, Peter

        Jeffrey

        Richard

CHAMPNEYS, Richard

        Thomas

        Roger

        Richard (clerk)

        Thomas

DAUNGENS family

        Sibilla

        Robert

CLARK, Rev J.

        Jurdan de

        William

        Roger

COKER, Rev Benjamin

        William

ARUNDELS of Clatworthy

        Thomas

COLLINSON, Rev John

DAVIS, Major Charles, architect

ASBERRY, Rev Richard

BISSE, Robert

COMPTON, Mr

        Edward, architect

        Charles

        Roger

CONSTABLE, Rev John

                        Mrs

ASHBY, Dorothy

        Samuel

COOPER, Charles William

DEACON, Benjamin

        Mr

BONHAM-CHRISTIE, J. R.

COOPER & TANNER

DELANY, Mrs

        Robert

        Major R.

CORNWALL, Edmund, Earl of

DENYS, Walter Ie

        Simon

        Mrs M. F.

        Richard, Earl of,

DIBBENS, John, glazier

ATKINS, Edward

        R.A.

        King of the Romans

DICKENS, Charles

AURE, John de

BOWDEN, Dr Samuel

CREES, James

DODINGTON, Christopher

AVENEL, Agnes

BRIGGS, Mrs Mary

CUZNER, Samuel

                        John

        Oliver

BRODERICK, Sir St John

 

        Mary

 

BROWN, William

 

DUCKWORTH, Arthur

BACON, Mr

BUCKLAND, Robert of

 

        Rev W.A.

BADHAM, Bettridge, Irish agent

BUCKLER, John

 

 

BAILEY-NEALE, R.

BUTCHER, Geoffrey

 

ELLIOTT, Eliza

BAMPFYLDE, Sir Charles

        R. & Son

 

 

BAYNTON, Agnes

BYRD, William

 

 

        Sir Edward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FENTON, Sir Elijah George

HIPPISLEY, Sir John

IGGULDEN, William

OLD, Rev Thomas

FITZRICHARD, Odo

        origins

INKPEN, Richard

ORENGE, James

FITZROLF, Turstin

        career

 

 

FLETCHER, Hamilton

        Lt of Dover Castle

JESSE, Francis, Surveyor

PARR, René, print of Marston

FOSTER YEOMAN Ltd

        as privateer

 

PASCALL, Richard, tiler

FOTHERLEY, Sir Thomas

        and Buckingham

KING, Dr William

PAVELY, Walter de

 

        buys Marston

 

PHELPS, Rev W.

GILES, C.E., architect

        sells to Cork

LAMBARD, Robert

PHIPPEN, Mr

GODDARD, Joseph

HIPPISLEY, Gabriel

LANDOR, Walter Savage

PINCH, John,architect

 

        Honor

LITMAN, Francis, tiler

POBJOY, William

HALES, Richard, carrier

        John

LITTLE, Bryan

PONTE, Swonhilda de

HALLIDAY, Edward

        John (of Stoneaston)

LONG  of Wraxall, Lord

PORTEOUS, Janet

HARDING, Richard

        Mary

LYNDENYSSCH, John

        Robert  

HARFORD, Canon J.E.

        Richard

 

 

HARTGILL, John William

        Thomas

MARKAUNT, Henry de

RACK, Edmund

HARVEY, Dr John

        William

MARLBOROUGH, Duke of

RAINSFORD, Rev W.

HATTON, Christopher

HISCOCKS, John

MEADE, Rev R. J.

RICHARDS, John

HILL, Daniel Edward

HOARE, Sir Richard Colt

MILLER, James William

RODWAY, Mr

        Marston steward

HODDINOTT, George

MILLS, W. H.

ROMAN, Henry

        his letters

HOPTON, Sir Ralph

MONMOUTH, Duke of

ROSE, Edith

        character

HOMER, Dorothy

MONTFORT, Henry de

        Thomas

        family

        Mrs

MOON, Mr

ROSSITER, Simon

        and Goddard

        Thomas

MORRICE, Rev Thomas

ROWE, Elizabeth, poet

        attitude to squatters

        Col T.S.

 

        Mary of Langley

        heriots

 

NEWPORT, Richard

 

        tithes

 

NORTHUMBERLAND,

 

        Monmouth rebellion

 

        Earl of

 

        Jane

 

        Countess 

 

        Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SANDFORD, Rev John

SWIFT, Jonathan

THYNNE, Francis

WENTWORTH, Thomas, Earl of Strafford

SAUNDERS, Robert

SWITZER, Stephen, gardener

        Lord Henry

WESTCOTE, Thomas de

SCOTT, James, surveyor

SWORDFEGER, Clementina

        Lord and Lady John

WHITCHURCH, John

SCUDAMORE, Mr

        Mrs Margaret

        Sir John

        Rev Samuel

SHANNON, Viscount

                        Simon

TOCKSEY, Rev Samuel

WHITE, Edward

SHERPSHAWE, Robert de

SYMES, Amy

TORRINGTON, Viscount

        Samuel

SKINNER, Rev John

        Henry

TRUCKWELL, Mr

WICKHAM family

SMYTHSON, Robert, architect

        John

TWYNYHO, Ankaret

WILLIAMS, Peter

SOUTHERNE, Thomas

        origins

        George

WITCOMBE, Levi

STEVENS family

        and Marston House

        William

WOOD, Christopher

        Mark 

        career

 

WOODHOUSE, John

        Paul 

        licence to fell trees

VAVASOUR, Sir Thomas

WORTHY, Rev Reginald

STOURTON, Charles, Lord

        sells Marston

 

WYATVILLE, Sir Jeffry

        family 

        epitaph

WALPOLE, Horace

WYATT, Henry

        Sir William

         William

WALTER, Peter

 

        William, 2nd Lord

 

WANSTROW,

YEOMAN, Mrs Angela

        7th Lord

 

        Geoffrey of

        John Foster

STRACHEY, John, antiquary

 

        Odo II of

YERBURY, John

SUFFOLK, Earl of

 

        Robert of

 

SUTHOVER, Thomas

 

WARNER, Rev Richard

 

SWETHEY, William

 

WEBB, Richard

 


Places

 

Annory House

Marston Bigot

Marston House

Roads

Asberry Cottage

        meaning

        origins

        Bunn’s Lane

Baggsbridge

        Roman villa

        first description

        Foghamshire Lane

Brownsea island

        in Domesday book

        demesne

        Frome(weia)way

Castlemartyr

        lay subsidy, 1327

        maintenance

        Hemne’s Lane

Charleville

        mediaeval Marston

        gardens

        Honeypot Lane

Church Lodge

        muster rolls

        neglect of

        Huntersway

Daniel’s Tenement

        surveys of

        inventories

        King’s Lane

Doddington Hall

                1600

        restored by 4th earl

        Middle Riding

Doelittles End

                1664/84

        Switzer at

        Ridgeway

East Forest Farm

                1733

        1739 painting

        Smithick’s Lane

Egford Farm

        Mary Boyle on

        embellished by 5th earl

        Tuckmarsh Lane

Eleanor’s Well

        1851 census

        gardens enlarged

 

Erlés Ford

        school

        Pococke on

 

Fishburn

        Porteous on

        wings added

 

Frome

 

        improved by 8th earl

 

        Assembly Rooms

Marston Field Names

        rockwork

 

        Cheese Show

        Abbotsmoor

        Warner on

 

        George Hotel

        Abdell

        proposed coach road and

 

        Grammar School

        Binhill

        new kitchen garden

 

        Manor

        Brickvard Belt

        lake

 

        Market Place

        Broadmead

        loggia

 

        River (Yeowater)

        Bulls quarr

        in 1822

 

        St John’s Church

        Castelheyes

        in 1835

 

        family vault

        Chizzle (Cheese Hill)

        in 1845

 

Gare Hill

        Conqueror’s Mead

        rebuilt by 9th earl

 

        meaning

        Dognell

        Rose garden, 1865    

 

        St Michael’s Church..

        Dunsmoor

        Cuzner on

 

Ham House

        East Field Hill

        Mills on its last days

 

Hamilton Farm

        Fairpiece

        sold

 

Haslet Hill Farm

        Fetherley

        Great Hall in 1904

 

Holt Park

        Fleet

        in 1905

 

Iron Mill Bridge

        Greenhayes

        lost furniture

 

Maiden Bradley

        Horse Close

        neglected

 

Marsh Farm

        Impeys

        pictures of

 

Millards Hill House

        Lovecokesheyes

        occupied by army

 

Monksham Farm

        Monkheyes

        divided into flats

 

        Manor of

        Mareis

        threatened with demolition

 

        and King of the Romans

        Marston Field

        sold to Foster Yeoman Ltd  

 

        poaching at

                Marsh

        decaying

 

        in 1300

        Oxenleaze

        restored

 

        granted to Witham Priory

        Pot and Moray

        in 1987

 

        bought by Lord Stourton

        Snaylehurste

        restored staircase

 

        and Sir John Thynne

        Tuckmarsh

        west wing, 1984

 

        his surveys

        West Field

        reroofing

 

Nunney Catch

                Hill

        library, 1984

 

Orchardleigh   

                Marsh

        east wing

 

Orrery Farm

 

        Boat House

 

Painter’s Farm

Wood-Names

        1000 year old yew

 

Park Cottage

        Bigot’s

        Mains Farm

 

Postlebury Wood

        Dodington

        Moat 

 

Pyle Farm

        Donningtons

        Old Manor House

 

Runcombs Cross

        Horley (Orrery)

                site of 

 

St Algar’s Farm

        Hurman’s

                let

 

Selwood Forest

        Monksham Thornes

                becomes Orrery Farm

 

Sharpshaw Farm

        Pitts

        Pound

 

Smithick’s

        Sawter

        Rectory   

 

Snailcomb Farm

        Stourton Rag

        St Leonard’s Church

 

Spring Gardens (Oldfield)

        Tadbesom (Tattbessome)

                foundation

 

Stalbridge

        Tanner’s Bottom

                lights in

 

Tytherington

        Thickthorn

                picture of old church

 

Vallis Farm

        Wenclose

                Collinson on

 

        Manor House

Marston Forest

                taken down

 

Walldyke Farm

        enclosure riots

                new church erected

 

Wanstrow, Manor of

        bounds

                drawing

 

West Forest Farm

        granted to Seymour

                tower added

 

Witham, Priory of

        divided

                restoration of 1844

 

Yarnfield

 

                glass in

 

 

 

                in the 1870s

 

 

 

                in 1987

 

 

Other references

 

Black Death

coal trial

copyhold

Epistles of Phalaris

inns

leasehold

Letters of Pliny the Younger

Letters from Italy

lugfall

Memories and Thoughts

Nobby, King (horse)

‘Orrery’ (astronomical instrument)

Orrery (Irish barony) 

Orrery Papers

Remarks on the Life and Writings of Dr Jonathan Swift

Treatise on the Art of War

Whole Duty of Man