Only two wills survive from this period: one of a wealthy widow from Andwell mill and the other of the poor curate of the chapelry of Up Nately, wh
There are eleven surviving wills and ten inventories for this period. They reflect a farming community with sheep, cattle and crops.
Wills and inventories dating from 1541-1707 have been transcribed by the Wills Group of the New Victoria County of Hampshire project, based in Basi
Stoney Stanton takes its name (twice) from the rock on which the village stands.
Castle Donington is a small market town in north-west Leicestershire.
Newtown Linford is a small village to the north west of Leicester, on the edge of Charnwood Forest.
Lutterworth is a small market town in south Leicestershire, bounded on the west by the Roman Watling Street, which is also the boundary between Lei
Cliddesden parish lies two miles to the south of Basingstoke, now separated from it by the M3.
Marshwood in Carhampton parish was wood pasture in 1279 but was partly cleared for a deer park between 1330 and 1355.