During the 17th century, the rectory lands and tithes of Cheltenham and the associated 'chapel' of Charlton Kings descended from Sir Baptist Hicks
The Statute of Wills (1540) made it legal to devise (leave) certain types of land.
The Wills and Inventories of:
This set of 16 inventories (all that survive for this period) from the parish now known as Rudford and Highleadon was transcribed in 2012 by volunt
In 1604, James I disposed of the manor of Bishop's Cleeve, which had been held by the Crown since the dissolution, to two London merchants, Peter V
There are surviving probate documents for 23 Bosbury people in the period 1621-1640.
There are surviving probate documents for 37 Bosbury people in the period 1681-1700.
There are surviving probate documents for 49 Bosbury people during the period 1661-1680.