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The Book of John Rowe by Walter H. Godfrey, F.S.A.
published by Sussex Record Society in 1928
 
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Content

Frontispiece  
Introduction vii
Contents xv
Summary of contents 1
Manor of Houndeane (1615) 3
Lewes Borough (1624) 8
Manor of Cuckfield 17
Manor of Keymer (1624) 32
Manor of Ditchling 40
Manor of Rodmell 57
Manor of Rottingdean 62
Manor of Northease cum Ilford 67
Manor of Patcham 70
Manor of Highley 74
General Customes of the Manors of the Barony of Lewes (1622) 75
Proof of the Customs 86
Manor of Nutbourne 93
Manor of (West) Chiltington 99
Abstract of Estates of Nutbourne and Chiltington 103
Manor of Radmell-Beverington (1586-7) 107
Manor of Bullockstown 112
Manor of Rolfehedges 117
Hundreds within the Rape of Lewes 118
Lewes Borough 120
Hundred of Buttinghill 125
Hundred of Street 131
Hundred of Barcombe 135
Hundred of Swanborough 138
Hundred of Holmestrowe 141
Hundred of Whalesbone 143
Hundred of Ewensmere 145
Hundred of Fishergate 146
Hundred of Poynings 148
Possessions of Lord Abergavenny (1535) 149
House of Correction in the Cliffe, Lewes (1632) 152
Benefactors to the Town of Lewes (1623) 155
Partition of the Barony of Lewes (1439-40) 185
Barony of Lewes, List of Manors, etc. (1439-40) 191
Barony of Lewes, Knight's Fees (1439-40) 192
Union of the Churches of St. Peter and St. Mary Westout, Lewes (1538) 197
Manor of Denton (1612) 199
Manor of Beckhelwin (1631) 202
Manor of Posrtlade (1631) 205
Manor of Atlingworth (Brighton) 211
Manor of Seaford (1600-1 and 1634) 215
Manor of Camoys Court 217
Manor of Waningworth (no entries)
Manor of Southease and Hayton (1623)
 219
Manor of Hayton 223
Manor of Hoo (1632) 225
Manor of Jevington (1545) 229
Manor of Ditchling Rectory 232
Manor of Barcombe (Rentals 1562 and 1571) 233
Manor of Plumpton (1597) 235
The King's Writ for Collection of the Shipping Tax (1634) 240
List of Shires and the Allotment of the Tax 245
Meeching (Newhave), Terrier of Northmen's Land (1597) 246
General Index 249
List of Officers xvii
List of Members xix
Report for 1928 xxii


   
General Index -
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y

A Bower (A Bowrer, A or At Bowrye) Joane, 139, 140
A Bower (A Bowrer, A or At Bowrye) Joane, John, 5, 113
A Bower (A Bowrer, A or At Bowrye) Joane, Will, 113
A Brooke, John, 239
A Brooke, Ric., 239
A Burley (Burlye), Tho., 51, 74
A Burrowe, 15
A Gate, Ric., 130
A James, Will., 94
A Mersh, James, 96
A Mersh, John, 94, 96
A Moore, Ric., 60
A Moore, Rob., 137, 235
A Moore, Tho., 42, 55, 218, 235
A Neston, 229
A Neston, Ric., 226
A Neve, Tho., 116
A Rent, Edw., 117
A Rent, Geo., 32
A Rent, John, 118
A Rent, Nic., 36
A Rent, Ric., 117, 118
A Rent, Tho., 117
A Ridge, Geo., 63
A Ridge, Ric., 67, 68, 70
A Ridge, Ste., 17, 36, 67, 68, 69, 70, 139
A Towne, John, 235
A Tree (Attree), Edm., 1, 7, 8, 32
A Tree (Attree), Edw., 36
A Tree (Attree), John, 42, 48, 132, 137, 239
A Tree (Attree), Tho., 46, 133
A Wood, John, 39, 41, 46, 55, 130, 216
A Wood, Markes, 217
A Wood, Nic., 218
A Wood, Ric., 130
Abbott, 128
Abbott-s gore, 219
Aburnon, Lord John, 191
Acton, 11, 15, 61, 123
Acton, John, 60
Acton, Nic., 60
Adam(s), 15, 69, 139, 203
Adam(s), Chr., 137
Adam(s), Tho., 213
Ade(s), 6, 8, 13, 56, 58, 59, 60, 208
Ade(s), Greg., 139, 140
Ade(s), John, 67, 68, 140
Ade(s), Ric., 56, 58
Ade(s), Will., 67, 68, 70
Aderton, 196
Aderton, Rog., 32
Advowsons, of Aldrington, 208
Advowsons, of Denton, 200
Advowsons, of Easthoathly, 110
Advowsons, of Lewes Priory, 187, 189, 191
Aguilon, Rob., 192, 196
Alchin, 138
Alchorne(s), 42, 43, 55, 71, 196
Alchorne(s), Alex., 60
Alchorne(s), Geo., 71
Alchorne(s), Johanna, 59
Alchorne(s), Ric., 56, 59
Alchorne(s), Tho., 14, 217, 218
Alderman, office of, 119, 126, 130, 132, 138, 140, 146, 147
Alderton, 196
Alderton, John, 101
Aldingbourne, 199
Aldridges, 127, 226
Aldrington, 187, 192, 195, 206-211
Aldrington le Cliffe, 209
Aldrington, East, 147
Aldrington, Rectory of, 208
Aldrington, West, 147
Aldrington, West hedge of, 208
Alebery, Edw., 72, 143
Alexander, Ant., 37
Alfrey(s) (Alfraye), 23, 30, 31, 67, 68, 92, 114
Alfrey(s) (Alfraye), Tho., 229
Alfrey(s) (Alfraye), Will., 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117
Alfriston (Alfrycheston), 230
Allen, John, 246, 247, 248
Allen, Tho., 246
Allesley, 151
Allington (Alyngton), 2, 17, 76, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 135, 136, 188, 191
Allington (Alyngton), East, 138
Allowe, 214
Almsland (Almesland), 55, 218
Aloe, 59, 201
Ambrise brooke, 201
Ambrose, 229, 230, 231
Amfreys (Amfryes), 23, 26
Amherst, Arth., 220
Amherst, Geoff., 220, 222
Amherst, John, 220
Amherst, Ric., 4, 15, 154, 220
Ampleforde, 206
Ampleforde, Hen., 209
Ampleforde, John, 147
Ampleforde, Tho., 208
Ampleforde's lande, 147
Ansty (Anstye), 22, 30, 38, 50, 212
Ansty (Anstye) crosse, 22, 26, 29
Ansty (Anstye) land, 18
Ansty (Anstye), Aderton, 29
Ansty (Anstye), Gerard, 52
Ansty (Anstye), Ric., 129
Ansty (Anstye), Ste., 21, 24, 25
Ansty (Anstye), Tho., 22, 35, 129
Ansty (Anstye), Walt., 23
Apledeane, 57
Archer(s), 10, 192
Archer(s), Gargin, 153
Ardingly(e), 16, 50, 53, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 238
Arginghams (Erginghams), 109, 111
Arlington (Erlington), 112, 231
Arlington (Erlington), Arnold(s), 114
Arlington (Erlington), John, 221
Arlington (Erlington), Rector of, 112
Arlington (Erlington), Tho., 221
Artlett, Edw., 212
Artlett, Hen., 211
Artlett, Tho., 215
Arundel, 240, 243
Arundel, Earl of, 2, 11, 190, 195, 244
Arundel, rape of, 186, 188, 190
Ashdowne, John, 228
Ashfold(s) (Ashfolde), 25, 31, 92, 128
Ashfold(s) (Ashfolde), Eleanor, 7
Ashfold(s) (Ashfolde), John, 7
Ashford, 202
Ashlands, 231
Ashley, 150
Ashtead (Ashstede), 190
Ashurst (Asherst), 228, 235, 238
Asshes, 232
Aston, 190
Aston Cantlowe, 151
At Ham, Will., 113
At Lee, 33, 51
At Meres, 94, 98
At Moore, Nic., 157
At Moore, Rob., 235
At Moore, Tho., 42, 235
Athurst, 227
Athurst, Clew., 153
Atkin, John, 226, 227, 229
Atlingworth (Atlyngworth), 3, 144, 211, 215
Atwell (A Well) crosse, 50
Atwell (A Well), Lower, 50
Atwell (A Well), Upper, 50
Atwell (At Well), Collyn., 94, 96
Atwell (At Well), Will., 231
Aucocke (Awcocke), 60, 67, 213
Aucocke (Awcocke), Ric., 33
Aucocke (Awcocke), Seth, 10, 12
Aucocke (Awcocke), Will., 4, 14
Audit, Lord's, 16, 142
Audleys, 13
Austen, 9, 15
Avery, Fra., 218
Avery, Hen., 206, 212
Avery, John, 59
Awborne (Alborne), 149
Awford(s) (Alford, Auford Awforde), 139, 140
Awford(s) (Alford, Auford Awforde), Edw., 196
Awford(s) (Alford, Auford Awforde), John, 65, 203
Awford(s) (Alford, Auford Awforde), Walt., 203
Axstile, 235
Ayleslands, 41
Aylwin, John, 99, 100, 176, 248
Aylwin, Mary, 100