Herefordshire Record Office
Gift of Urishay and Clothy Hopkin Manors
Michaelchurch Escley, Clothye Hopkyne [Clothye Hopkin]
Gift, 6 November, 20 Henry VIII, 1528
(1) Thomas Delahay, son and heir of Urry Delahay gent,.
dec. lord of the manors of Worryshaye [Urishay] and Clothye
Hopkyne of Ewias Lacy in co. Herefs.
(2) John Davis, rector of Branton, co Herfs. Gilbert Prince
of Branton, co. Herefs., and Agnes Harley, late the relict
of James ap Rees
(1) to (2) the said manors of Worryhaye and Clothye Hopkyns, to
hold of the chief lord in fee by rents and services, to use of
heirs of Thomas and Agnes.
Witnesses: Thomas Vaughan, George Wallwyn and Richard ap Robert.
This early reference to Clothy Hopkin would appear to suggest that it was in Ewyas Lacy and in Michaelchurch Escley rather than Peterchurch parish. If so it would have comprised Urishay Common and the lands taken out of it. Urishay Common is also referred to as Michaelchurch Common