Ashmore, Co. Dorset; A History Of The Parish With Index To The Registers, 1651 To 1820

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byEdward William Watson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...must have been sold after 1672 to the Buddens, whose title, unfortunately, begins only in 1721. The name of Kerley appears in the Subsidy Roll of 5 Eliz. with those of Morgan, West, and Freeman; if indeed it does not appear, earlier than that of any of the other original freeholders, in 1552. The William Beyrlye should probably be William Keyrlye, in the Church Plate Return. In 1640 William Kerley was tenant of yardlands 21 and 22. He cannot be connected with the purchaser of these two yardlands in 1689. In 1691 Richard, the purchaser's son, married Elizabeth, daughter of Humphrey Leere, of Motcombe, and a settlement was made. The elder Richard seems to have died in 1723, the younger in 1725; Elizabeth his widow died in 1731. Richard Kerley left four daughters, coheiresses; Ann, the wife of John Day of Fordingbridge, Ruth, of Thomas Haine of Swanage, Elizabeth, of James Flippen of Tarrant Gunville, and Hester Kerley, spinster, living in 1732 at Motcombe. In that year the three latter sold their portions to John and Ann Day. In 1739 the Days sold to William Bastard of Blandford. He sold these yardlands in 1756 to John Grove of Ferae; and he conveyed them in 1759 to Robert Barber. Beside the Kerleys already mentioned, Richard Kerley was appointed Parish Registrar under the Commonwealth, 30 Sep. 1659. In 1759 Farmer Kerley appears as tenant of the five yardlands which formed the South Farm, to be described hereafter. The name continues as the most numerous in the parish, except perhaps that of Oxford, a family who never owned land, till the last deaths in 1801. Many of them must have been labourers. The buildings belonging to these yardlands are standing in Green Lane, now turned into four cottages. 18. It has already been stated that from...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...must have been sold after 1672 to the Buddens, whose title, unfortunately, begins only in 1721. The name of Ker...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217688497

ISBN - 13:9780217688499

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