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Six wills and three inventories survive for this period. Newnham was a mixed farming village in this period and all worked on the land.

There is only one surviving will with inventory for this period. The relationship, if any, between Denes, who died in 1572 and Robert Lyde (d.

In this period there are five wills and seven inventories, some of which are of high value.

Two wills and three inventories survive for this period. They indicate that Newnham had a mixed farming economy with cattle and crops.

This period comprises the Civil Wars and Interregnum.

Four wills and one inventory survive from this period. Two from HRO and two from TNA. Searle (d.

Four wills and two inventories survive from this period.

 There are eleven surviving wills and ten inventories for this period. They reflect a farming community with sheep, cattle and crops.

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

The wealthiest testator of the 16th century was Gilbert Lookar with an inventory of c. £545.