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D.668.71 (bundle of loose folded sheets)


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Bailiff’s Warrant, October 1736, Manor of Wilbrook

Place name:






Transcription of image 444



Bailiff’s Warrant.

Wilbrook alias Wirkbrook.


[These details were added to the dorse of the document by a later hand. Perhaps in 1818 ]


Transcription of image 445

Mannor of Wilbrook otherwise Wickbrook.


To Evan Jones bayleif of the said mannor greeting.


These are in his majesties name to will and require you forth to give due & lawful summons to all and singular the inhabitants tenants & resians within the said mannor that they & every of them be and personally appear before me at the dwelling house of Thomas Draper in the parish of Peterchurch within the said mannor upon the 28th day of October instant by ten of the clock in the morning of the same day at the court leet of our sovereign lord the king & view of Frank pledge. And also the court baron of John Delahay esq lord of the said mannor then & there to do their suit . And you are hereby likewise required to give due and lawful summons to 24 able freeholders that are tenants within the said mannor that they and every of them be and personally appear before me at the time & place aforesaid at the said court to be sworn & impannelled to enquire for our sovereign lord the king & of the said mannor of all such matters & things as shall be given them in charge And have you then and there the names of the said inhabitants tenants & resiants jurors & this precept given under my hand and seal this twentieth day of October in the year of our lord 1736.


Tenants Names


George Parry

Silvanus Loyd

William Hall



Samuel Jones

Robert Howard

William Roberts

John Draper

Thomas Draper

Francis Pritchard

John Watkins

Richard Malbery

William Hancocks

John Beaven

Thomas Davies

Thomas Laurence

John Hunt

Leonard Gundy

Thomas Pritchard

William Higgins

Philip Morgan

Samuel Maddox

John Lovel

Roger Jones

Henry Prosser

James Legg

Edward Hoskins

John Howell

John Gwinn

Thomas Jones

William Price

Thomas Powell jun.

John Price

Charles Watkins

James Pritchard

Daniel Bird

John Weston

John Weston

John Probert

William Probert

Jenkin Williams

William Price jun.

William Williams

John Lewis

William Morgan

James Clark

John Watkins

Joseph Nicholas

John Jones


ELSG image accession ref. cwmbran1 – 444 & 445



Transcription details are based on the work of Dewi Bowen Williams, see http://www.ewyaslacy.org.uk/Michaelchurch-Escley-and-Peterchurch/Manorial-Court-Records-for-the-Manors-of-Clothy-Hopkin-Urishay-Trenant-amp-Wellbrook/1466-1833/tg_mic_0127


For zoomable images see http://www.ewyaslacy.org.uk/docs/rs_ewy_0060_6.pdf


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