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Z1/43/3/9 Newton Ferrers, Ermington Hundred

An Asesment and settlement made the 20th day of Occtober 1715 one the all severall barttons and ten[emen]ts within our parrish aforsaid as are contributary to horse and foot with the particular names of the owners and the value of each particular Estate together with the names of them that are exempted by being Commission officers and is as foloweth

Name (and title)Further detailsAmount    
(£ s)    
to Horse & to the tin trupe     
the occupiers of the Estates late Roger Hele Esqr deceased 275 p[er] ann    horse
Thomas Coplestone Esqr090 p[er] ann    horse
William Elbert Esqr035 p[er] ann    horse
Richard Yeo EsqrExempted by being a commission officer formerly two men's arms    
Francis Kingston RectorRector120 p[er] ann    horse[two lines deleted]
John Polexfen Esqrof Mothecumbe and    
John Polexfenof Wembury Esqr for Wast Wood006 p[er] ann    horse
the occupiers of Pusleidge 120 p[er] ann    horse[entry followed by deletion]
to foot     
Mathew Hele gent38-0    1 mans arms
John Edwards5-10    
William Portto pt of [?] Lolbury P[ar]k2-0    
Thomas Pridiaux4-10    
John Head27    1 mans arms
John Crispin23    
Georg Ley15-10    1 mans arms
Will Streat11-00    
Walter Hambling6-10    
Roger Baker8-0    
Rowtons and Foxes ten[amen]t 5-0    
Arthur Leyg1-10    
Edward Eliot gent2-10    
Robert Brooking18-10    1 mans arms
Georg Dunne18-10    
Georg Curties5-10    
Bartholomew Barratt1-10    
John Cume1-10    
Garthurd Walk1-0    [= Gertrude]
Arthur Sheped3-10    
John Treeby29-10    1 mans arms
Nicholas Gee9-10    
Elias Barratt5-10    
Strods Preston1-10    
Agness Cume1-0    
An Gee2-0    
Mrs [no forename] Freind1-0    
John Holberton18-00    1 mans arms
Edward Brooking Juner6-10    
Joseph Baker8-0    
Robert Port8-10    
Adrian Penhay&    
John Hambling5-10    
John Barnecutt3-10    
William ShallCon[sta]bles    
Edward Brookinge    [endorsed '6 men' on back]

[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.]