b Friends of Devon Archives: Militia Assessments and related documents: Ermington Hundred: Kingston parish

Z1/43/3/7 Kingston, Ermington Hundred

An Assessment Taxed on all the severall Bartons, Messuages, Lands and Tenm[en]ts within the p[ar]ish aforesaid Both farriners and Tinners to horse and foot with the names of ye owners of ye Estates so Assessed. Made the seventeenth day of October 1715 By us whose names are hereunto subscribed as follows

Name (and title)Further detailsAmount (£)    Type/LiabilityNotes
Farriners Names and Estates
Imp[rim]es Humphery MorrishMarchant for the Barton of Scobscombe vallued in150    Three men and Arms
Renatus Palmargent for his Estate called Torr vallu[e]d50    One man and Arms
Mr John Froudeof Langston and One man and Arms
Thomas Leetheir Estats vallued50    
Mr Robert Froudefor his Estate vallu[e]d50    One man and Arms
Mr Robert Froudemore for his Estate [and]One man and Arms
John Adams[and]
Mr Robert Triggsand
Robert Luscombetheir Estates vallued50    p[er] an[nu]m
John RobinsandOne man and Arms
John Steretheir Estates vallued50    p[er] an[nu]m
Mr Nicholas AdamsandOne man and Arms
Hugh Hingstontheir Estates vallued50    p[er] an[nu]m
Mrs Joan Gest[and]One man and Arms
Joseph Bastardand
Mr Robt Lydstonetheir Estates vallued50    
John Froude[and]One man and Arms
Deborah Shipherdand
Samuell Roetheir Estates vall[ued]50    and xxxng Land [interlined]
James Ward[and]One man and Arms
Richard Avent[and]
Benjamin Geyl[and]
George Sheriffand
ye Trustees of Henry Jutshamgent deceased their Estates vall[ued]50    
Tinners to horse
Imp[rim]es John AyshfordEsq for ye Barton of Wonwell; his Estate at Waster and other his outlands vallued 250    half a Horsepounds p[er] an[nu]m
The Trustees of Richard HeleEsq deceased
and Stephen Revellgent for the Rectory
50    to Horse p[er] an[nu]m
John SteereCon[sta]bles
Robt LuscombCon[sta]bles
Rena[tus] Palmer[witness]
Robert Froude[witness]
John Robins[witness]
John Frowde[witness][Endorsed '12 men' on verso]

[In the documents, the amounts recorded are arranged in groups normally adding up to £50 (or multiples of £50), and known as 'fifties', each responsible for providing one or more soldiers; in the transcript, the fifties are separated by grey bands; see Section 2 of the Commentary, The documents described.]