Two wills and four inventories survive for this period, of which the Ansell and Crook families were copyholders of the manor of Steventon.
William Lover was a substantial freeholder with 60 acres. The three inventories reflect mixed farming of mainly sheep with wheat and barley.
The three surviving wills and inventories reflect a mixed farming community in which sheep and wheat dominated.
The three wills reflect Catholic practices of praying for the soul.
There is a suggestion of an epidemic disease in 1533 as only four wills survive for the 1530s, all of which are from July and August 1533 which in
Wills and inventories survive for Steventon in Hampshire Record Office (HRO) and The National Archives (TNA).
Newtown Linford is a small village to the north west of Leicester, on the edge of Charnwood Forest.
‘Daneshill, 1 m. NW By Lutyens, 1903. Brick, Tudor and conventional.'
These pages were missing from the Minute Books of the Basingstoke Poor Law Union in 1866, where the reports for the outlying parishes were transcri
Seven wills and four inventories survive for this period, including the wills of three wealthy testators from Andwell.