Misc. Parish Documents
Transcribed from notes by Mike Stanbrook
Alfred held from Earl Harold - Theobold holds from him
Land of Bishops of Coutances
Harry Stoke Swinehead Hundred
2 Hides, 1 which pays tax, the other not.
Meadow 5 acres. (Small no. of animals kept?)
2 Villagers and 1 small holder with 1 plough
Value was 40s Now 20s
As One Hide = 120 Acres, 2 Hides = 240 acres, 2 Ploughs = 240 acres, this equates to 480 acres. Arable
A Population 6+2+1= 9 Adults Males?
5 acres Meadow.
Held by Osbern Gifford - DUAN The Thane held it
Stoke Gifford - Ledbury Hundred
5 Hides which Pay Tax.
3 Small holders
8 Ploughs Value £6 Now £8.
As 5 Hides = 600 acres, 4 Ploughs = 480 acres, 8 Ploughs = 960 acres
Barton Regis Hundred
Stoke Gifford, 2 Manors,
Bishop de Coutances (Formerly Algar) 5 Adult Males,
Osbern Giffard 16 Adult Males
Langley & Swinshead Hundred
(Langelet & Suinhovede)
Stoke Gifford, Bishop de Coutances (previously Algar in Henbury Hundred
Bishop of Coutances
PADDOCKS & WITHY
30 Oct 1625 Messuage or Tenament called Kennis House ex William Large
[note by Mike Stanbrook]
1627 Probate record for John Phillips of Stoke Gifford, 21 items value £40-3s-4d
[ note by Mike Stanbrook]
Hearth Tax 1672 Stoke Gifford, Henbury
Hath granted to William Arden, let to farm, all that North End of the
House where John Mills formerly lived in Stoke Harris over against John
Knapp's house, containing the parlour and a buttery and a chamber over
it. Together with half the yard or Barton, the North part of it,
formerly belonging to the same house. To hold for 19 yrs. Elizabeth his
wife John and William Sons or any other of them shall so long live, for
10?- per year.
Worrall living in Harry
18/- paid to Mr. Bridgeman for 6 carts of Wood from Whitewood 600
faggots of wood from Wallshut wood May 1752
Wheat in Whitewood 5-2-0 1753 [ Acres, Roods, Perches]
For making 2590 faggots of Wood in Wallshut wood 1757.
Sold to Mr Richardson 3 1/2 acres of coppice in Wallshut Wood 1758.
The bark of 20 trees from Wallshut Wood sold to Mr Richardson 1760.
|1760?||Thatcher for repairing poor house.|
Mead Road, £1-10-2 Spreading gravel to repair road after rain [ note by Mike Stanbrook]
1800 to 1801
Payments Mr Beyton, surgeon for attending on the poor of Stoke for two years £20
Jane Roach for 600 cwt and 6 pounds of beef for the Stoke poor at Christmas 1800 £12-16-8
Samual Clarke for singing Psalms in Stoke church for one year £3-3-0
£2-9-8 for killing 208 moles. 1800 102 moles 90, 1801.
Barn Hill to Mr Cooper for digging 486 balls for trees at v3/4d /hole.
on Barn Hill.
For cutting down trees in barn Wood by green house.
|1800||To Isaac Owen fought singing Psalms in Stoke church for one year ending October 1800 £3-3-0|
|For digging holes for trees in the new plantation by Barn Farm House £19-6-11 (1800).|
||The late Mr Patty's executor falls for marble and for repairing the serpent in her and it would buy the order of the late Duchess dowager of Beaufort.|
Rates on Stoke Gifford InhabitantsA Reate on the Several in habbitonts of Stoke Gifford for the Repayers of the Roads of the Saint Parish at 3 in the Pound for the Plow lands and 6 for the over Plow Lands for the year 1801 Wm Bevan & Wm Builder Surveors for the Saint Parish.
Names on this document: [ may not be accurate as some are difficult to read]
The D of Buford, Wm J Turner, Wedo O Bawn, Wm J Bevan, Wm Lowe, John Crook, Christian Anstey, Sam Tyler, Wm Tuck, Wm Builder, Wm ? Blenman, D L Webb, Bn Dawling, Ed Gunter.
|1802||Painting the summer house on Barn Hill 1802 15/-|
|1861||STOKE, GIFFORD, par. England, upper div. hund. Henbury, co. Gloucester. Acres, 2070. Real prop. £2880. Pop. 441. Bristol (P. T. 114). Liv. a disch. vie. in dioc. Bristol. Ann. val. £140. Here is an endowed school for the children of this and three other parishes, and also a charitv school. In 1861 population was 445|
||In the 1960s the Parkway Tavern was called the Rainbow Club at Stoke Gifford it was run by a man called Shergold.|
Population Study by Mike Stanbrook