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Principal Holders of Land in 1700

The following table lists the principal holders of land in 1700. The information is taken from Table 35 of A C Chibnall's book "Sherington: Fiefs and Fields of a Buckinghamshire Village".

Number on Enclosure Map
Owner
Tenant or description
Messuages
Cottages
Arable land (acres)
Pasture (acres)
Meadow (acres)
Wood (acres)
Quit-rent payable to Linford (L), Cave cum FitzJohn (C) or Mercers' (M) manor
Manor
s d
188 Robert Adams The Hall manor farm 1 - 61 12 27 3 - - -
138 Anthony Chibnall Thomas Marshall 1 1 67 34 14 5 34 - - -
54 George Newman Richard Knight 1 - 81 5 14 - - L 1s 4d
177 Thomas and Henry Knight Samuel Cunningham 1 1 58 6 4 - L     4d
16 Aldren Fuller Tho. Loughton 1 - 30 46 - - - -
- Roger Chapman Daniel Boughton 1 - 6 8 - 18 - -
19 Wm. Carpenter Catherine Wheel, Widow Fountaine 1 - 67 12 2 4 12 - L 1s 912d
52 Samuel Cunningham - 1 - 27 12 4 1 34 - C     2d
89 Tho. Pargiter Cave Manor House 1 1 108 34 4 40 M
L
3s 112d
    2d
182 Richard Babington FitzJohn Manor Farm, John Babington 1 2 62 12 4 4 12 - L     634d
15 Thomas and Henry Knight Tho. Richardson 1 2 106 7 3 - C 1s 6d
33 Roger Chapman Anthony Lightwin - 1 27 3 1 - C     34d
46 William and James Brittain Robert Rogers 1 - 18 2 - - L
C
M
    4d
    8d
    112d
159 Mercers' Company Manor Farm, Edward Fuller (Tho. Clifton, undertenant) 1 - 35 6 12 1 14 - - -
158 Mercers' Company Anthony Chibnall - 1 14 34 9 34 4 - - -
162 Mercers' Company Edward Fuller (Tho. Clifton, undertenant) - 1 14 12 1 12 12 - - -
178 Mercers' Company Tho. Course 1 - 30 12 3 34 14 - - -
153 Mercers' Company Edward Fuller - 1 5 12 - 12 - - -
152 Mercers' Company Tho. Umney - 2 17 14 3 34 5 - - -
224 Mercers' Company Roger Chapman - - - - - 21 - -
18 Anthony Chibnall Luke Watts, Robert Laughton 1 - 35 12 3 3 12 - - -
63 Edward Hooton - - 1 5 12 - - - L
M
    8d
    112d
143 Edward Hooton - 1 3 7 12 22 14 - L     914d
106, 120 Sir John Chester Edward Richards, Edward Tickhill - 1 70 4 5 - - -
20, 142 Tho. Richards - 1 3 16 12 2 4 12 - L
C
    914d
    6d
157 Anthony Chibnall Robert Adams, John Marshall 1 4 130 10 8 - L
C
M
    12d
1s 014d
1 9s 6d
53, 198 John Ruddy - 2 3 91 6 12 4 - L
M
    2d
3s 6d
179 Rector Rectory and Glebe 1 - 15 4 12 1 34 - - -
    TOTAL 21 28 1237 34 239 12 69 34 79 - -

Other dates: 1312, 1400, 1460, 1580, 1650,1700, 1750, 1797, 1862/1962


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