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1731. January 10th. WILLIAM WATTS, of Wingrave, Bucks, labourer, a bachelor, aged 25, and MARY COLLINS, of Bierton, spinster, aged 24, at her own dispose; to marry at Bierton.

The Bond is given by the said William Watts and John Cripps, of Bierton, labourer [decayed]. (Pec. Bierton).

1731. February 26th. HENRY WEBB, junг., of Bierton, yeoman, a bachelor, aged 22, and MARTHA BROCKLEHURST, of Bierton, spinster, aged 28; to marry at Bierton.

The Bond is given by the said Henry Webb, junr. and (?) Henry Webb, senr., who both sign [decayed]. (Pec. Bierton). 1732. December 15th. JOHN SHARP, junr., of Bierton, Bucks, yeoman, bachelor, aged 23, and SARAH MONK, of the same place, spinster, aged 21; to marry at Bierton.

The Bond is given by the said John Sharp and Richard Bawdrick, of Bierton, husbandman [decayed]. (Pec. Bierton).

1732. February 10th. JOSEPH BLACKWELL, of Banbury, cordwayner, a bach', aged 21, and JANE SMITH, of Banbury, spinster, aged 34, her mother living; to marry at Banbury.

The Bond is given by the said Joseph Blackwell and William Smith, of Banbury, smith.

(Signed) Joseph Blackwell. (Pec. Banbury).

1733. September 8th. WILLIAM FOWLER, of Wingrave, Bucks, taylor, a bach, aged 25, and SARAH HARDING, of Bierton, spinster, aged 24; to marry at Wingrave or Bierton.

The Bond is given by the said William Fowler and Thomas Harding, of Hardwick, Bucks, labourer [decayed].

[c. 1734] JOHn Rodwell

and []; to marry at Bierton.

(Pec. Bierton).

The Bond is given by John Rodwell and John Hicks. (Signed) John Hicks [fragment decayed]. (Pec. Bierton).

1734. April 15th. JOHN IVES, of Great Milton, co. Oxford, yeoman, a widdower, and MARY TURNER, of Heasley, co. Oxford, aged 26, spinster; to marry at Milton or Tettsworth.

The Bond is given by the said John Ives and William Hearn, of St. Martin's, in the city of Oxford, cordwainer.

(Signed) John Ivy, Willm Hearn. (Pec. Thame and Milton).

1734 April 21st. WILLIAM CAUCHOTT [or Caucott], of Tring, Herts, widower, and MARY WORSTER, of Buckland, Bucks, spinster aged 30; to marry at Tring or Buckland.

The Bond is given by William Worster, of Wiggenton, co. Oxford, and Robert North, of Aston Clinton, co. Bucks, and signed by them [imperfect]. (Arch. Bucks).

1734. May 4th. HENRY HEIBOURN, of Brill, Bucks, yeoman, widower, and AMY JOURDAN, of Bierton, spinster, aged 40; to marry at Bierton.

The Bond is given by the said Henry Heibourn and Joseph Ray, of co. Bucks, victualler.

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(Signed) Joseph Ray [decayed]. (Pec. Bierton).

1734. January 6th. JOHN HOPKINS, of Hemmel Hempsted, co. Herts, bach', aged 25, and ANN WILKINSON, of Buckland p. Bierton, widow; to marry at Hempsted or Buckland.

The Bond is given by the said John Hopkins and Thomas Kiddington [decayed].

(Pec. Bierton).

1735. April 18th. JAMES DUTCHESS, of Bierton, widower, and ELIZABETH SLAUGHTER, of Bierton, spinster, aged 23; to marry at Bierton.

The Bond is given by the said James Dutchess and Robert Holafield [decayed]. (Pec. Bierton).

1735. May 7th. WILLIAM DURLY, of Ivingho, Bucks, taylor, aged 28, and MARTHA OLIVE, of Bierton, spinster, aged 31; to marry at Bierton or Ivingho.

The Bond is given by the said William Durly and John Porter [decayed]. (Archd. Bucks).

1735. June 23rd. RICHARD JORDAN, of Bierton, Bucks, yeoman, bachelor, aged 35, and HANNAH STRATFORD, of the same. place, spinster, aged 25; to marry at Bierton.

The Bond is given by the said Richard Jordan and Joseph Harding, of Bierton, cordwainer, who both sign [decayed].

(Pec. Bierton).

1735. October 5th. HENRY LAKE, of Buckland, Bucks, bachelor, aged 21, and MARY WRIGHT, of Buckland, spinster, aged 26; to marry at Buckland.

The Bond is given by Robert Nash and John Cooks, both of Aston Clinton. The Allegation is signed by Henry Lake.

(Arch. Bucks).

Official endorsement on bundle containing the List of Marriage Bonds following:

PEC. BIERTON.

"'Index Testorum Probat Inventariorum ext et Adconum Interposit et aliorum negorum expedit infra Peculiar Jurisd de Bierton cum membris in Com Buck deliberat venerli viro Tho Bouchier Le Dri Comrio sive Officiali de Bierton pdca sexto die mensis September A.D. 1708.' This List of Documents handed over in 1708 to Dr. Bouchier the Off! of Pec. Bierton embraces :1664-1706.

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Of the above, the List of Marriage Bonds is here printed. The original Bonds are not at Somerset House.

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Mrolium [Matrimonialium].

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BERKSHIRE.

RÉSUMÉ OF DOMESDAY HOLDERS AND HOLDINGS.

The Tenants in capite are within brackets, the Tenants T.R.E. in italics. The hidage T.R.E. is given within square brackets.

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1 Seacourt, near Botley (Hundred of Hormer). T. N. pp. 110, 121, 127, William of Sevekeworth has in Sevekewrth, Bayworth and Mercham two fees of the Abbot of Abingdon of his barony. The grant to the Abbey, with boundaries, is given A. C. i. 179, 180. Anschil was thrown into prison by William Rufus, and died there he left a son William (of Seacourt), whose half-brother Richard was the illegitimate son of Henry I. (A. C. ii. 37.) 2 Shinfield (Hundred of Theale). T. N. p. 124, Roger of Whitchurch holds Sheffield of the Monks of Noyon by the service of 40s. a year, and the aforesaid Monks have the land of the gift of the Count of Evreux in alms. p. 133, for four car. are paid 8s. 3 West Shefford (Hundred of Kintbury Eagle). T. N. p. 124, Richard de Lucy and Godhend de St. John his wife hold the manor of the inheritance of Robert de St. John, which belongs to his barony of Basings, and it pays no scutage.

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1 East Shefford) Hundred of Kintbury Eagle). T. N. pp. 109, 123, 126, William fitz Henry holds half a fee of the Fee of Gilbert Peche. p. 131, 81 car. and a fraction are paid 175. 9d. 2 Shippon, near Abingdon (Hundred of Hormer). The Abingdon Chronicle confirms Domesday in saying that the land formerly held by Ednod Stalre (A. C. ii. 19, quidam ipsius constabulus nomine Ead notus) was given to the Abbey by Earl Hugh of Chester. A. C. ii. 285, Abbot Rainald is said to have bought it from Earl Hugh for £30. Soanesfelt: c.f. Solafel. 8 Sugworth, near Bayworth (Hundred of Hormer). T. N. p. 110, John de Chereburk (p. 121, 127, Thomas de Hynton) has half a fee of the Fee of the Abbot of Abingdon. The service is stated to be half a fee in the time of Warinus (A. C. ii. 4). 4 Sulhamstead (Hundred of Theale). T. N. pp. 110, 122, 127, John Banastre has one fee of the Fee of Robert Achard. p. 132, for four car. are paid 8s. 5 Sonning (Hundred of Sonning). T. N. pp. 124, 127, the Bishop of Sarum has in demesne Sonning and Wokingham sed nescitur per quod servicium.' 6 Sunningwell (Hundred of Hormer). T. N. pp. 110, 121, Robert de Wyleby has in Sunningwell, Boxford, Cumnor, Worth and Garford 1 fees of the Fee of the Abbot of Abingdon of his barony. ib. Adam de Periton has in Bayworth and Sunning. well one-fifth of a fee of the same barony. These holdings seem to have been those of Bernerius: but the Abingdon Chronicle represents them as held by Raimbaldus (A. C. ii. 4).

(To be continued.)

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