Before 1400 (a-z)

SNODLAND PARISHIONERS BEFORE 1400

© ANDREW ASHBEE, 2002

RHH = Registrum Hamonis Hethe]
Thorpe RR = John Thorpe, Registrum Roffense

ABEL

Institution of Sir William Abel, priest, to the church of Snodland, by exchange with Sir John de Snodelond for the church of Toddington (dioc. Lincoln) 3. Kal. Feb. 1321 [RHH 1319-52, I, 104]

24-1-1331. Exchange of benefices between Thomas de Hethe, rector of Henley (dioc. Lincs.) and William Abel, rector of Snodland. Was rector of Henley 1331-1337. [RHH, I, 493]

ALCHAM/ALSHBAWE

Stephen Randolph, priest, rector of Snodland, exchanged with John de Alshbawe as rector of Cowden and was admitted rector on 26-12-1359. [Arch. Cant. XXI, 89]

AMARI

Robert, son of Benedict Amari and Eleanor, daughter of Yvo Potin, his wife, to St Mary, Chatham: 5d free rent which the canons of St Mary’s church used to pay each year: 3d at Michaelmas for a tenement at Little Chatham which they bought of Matilda, daughter of William Potin; and 2d which the heirs of Arnold Tirlwyne used to pay for land in Little Chatham which their father bought of Matilda, daughter of William Potin (fine 3s.) Witness include William Potin. Gift in free alms, c.1230. [DRc T498]

ate FELD

John ate Feld: one of five men ‘seized of the manor of Padelsworth and the advowsons mentioned therewith’ in 1367 [Cal. Inq. Post mortem, XV, 1-7 Rich. II, No. 22]

BAKER [PISTORE]

Gilbert. Mentioned in grant of lands by Walter Bogehurst to Bishop of Rochester; son John also mentioned. [Thorpe, RR, 604]
1219: holds 3 ½ acres of land in Snodland – the right of Philip of Alling and his wife Emelina – they grant it to G.P and heirs.

John. Son of Gilbert – surrendered lands to Walter Bogehurst.

Henry. Archbishop Hubert [Thorpe, RR, 392]
Witness to grant of lands: Richard Kardun (1288); son is John [Thorpe, RR, 393-4]

John. Son of Henry. Witness to grant of lands: Richard Kardun (1288); ditton William le Dore (1298); ditto Robert Usser (1305)

BECHAM

James de Bechamone of five men ‘seized of the manor of Padelsworth and the advowsons mentioned therewith’ in 1367 [Cal. Inq. Post mortem, XV, 1-7 Rich. II, No. 22]
BENAYT [BENNET]

PRO: Lay subsidy: E179/123/23 22 Ed. III [1348-9]: ‘Thom Benatt … ijs’
Richard Charles demised manor of Paddlesworth with chapel of Dode at farm to … Thomas Benayt[and 3 others]: 7-9-1375. [Lbl, Harley Charter 76/F/7]

BERNE

Roger atte Berne: a witness to grant of land to Bishop of Rochester by Walter Bogehurst.

Thomas atte Berne: Richard Charles demised manor of Paddlesworth with chapel of Dode at farm to … Thomas atte Berne [and 3 others]: 7-9-1375. [Lbl, Harley Charter 76/F/7]

BEAUBEK

PRO: lay subsidy: E179/123/10 [1326-7]: ‘Willo Beaubek ijs jd go’
PRO: lay subsidy: E179/123/12 [1334-5]: ‘Willo beaubek iijs’
Accusation of adultery against Juliana Stiward with William Beubek [RHH, II, 1022]

BOCLONDE [BUCKLAND]

Reginald de. Fine between Philip de Poveneshes and Reginald de Boclonde, of messuage and lands in Snodelonde, Berlyngg, Padelesworth and Dodechirche. Mentions Alice, daughter of Reginald, married to Henry, son of Philip de Povenesshes. 1312. [Arch. Cant. XI, 345]

BOGHEHERST [BOGHURST]

WalterBogheherst, son of John de Bogeherst granted lands (surrendered to W.B. by John Pistore (Baker), son of Gilbert Pistore) to Bishop of Rochester, but remained the tenant. [Thorpe, RR, 604]

BOTERE

John Botere of Snodland: tonsure: 17-3-1342 [RHH, 197]
acolyte: 7-3-1349 [RHH, 242]

CANON

Ralph Canoun, a witness to grant of land to Bishop of Rochester by John Ussher [1299].
Plaintiff, with wife Alice, in Fine against John Auncel of Bello Campo and William le Pade of Stoke, concerning lands in Snodelonde [1314] [Arch. Cant. XIII, 289]
A witness to grants of lands by Bishop of Rochester to William de Herdefelde, June 1322.

Thomas Canoun a witness to grant of lands (which were John Heryng’s) by the Bishop of Rochester to John de Melforde, at Halling. [1329]. [RHH, I, 415]
Thomas Canoun one of several persons absolved from suspension (from church). 30-3-1330. [RHH, I, 449].

John Canoun, on of several parishioners of Halling bringing an action of account against John Heryng, late churchwarden. 12-4-1335 et seq. [RHH, II, 600-2].
PRO: E179/123/12 [1334-5] lay subsidy: Jn Canoun [of Shamwell]: ijs xd

CHARLES

In 1367 Roger Dygge, John ate Felde, James de Becham, Nicholas Heryng and William Topclyve ‘were seized of the manor of Padelsworth, … to hold at the will of the said Richard[Charles], who subsequently entered into the manor and demised it at farm to Thomas Rote for six years [in 1375] … and so died seized of his demesne as of fee.’
Died 1 June 1377; buried at Addington, where there is a brass
Will: 26 Jan 1376-7: heirs Richard (aged 18) and John(aged 10), sons of brother Roger. To Richard those tenements held by knight’s service; to John those of ‘gavel tenure’. To wife Alice a third part of the manor, except 163 acres of land, meadow and pasture of ‘gavelkind tenure, whereof in accordance with the custom of gavelkind she will have no dower because she married again after Richard’s death [C.Rich.II, File 1(10): Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem, XV, 1-7 Richard II, Nos. 22 and 25]

CHESTERFIELD/CESTERFORD

Exchange between Walter de Cesterford, rector of Paddlesworth, and Roger Lovekyn, priest, rector of Cranford (London dioc.), by Commission, 7 Aug 1324. Same day: resignation of ‘domini Walteri de Cesterford’. [RHH, I, 153]

CHETWOOD

Ralph de Chetwodeholds 1 quarter [of a knight’s fee] in Padelesworthe of William de Say. 1254.

NB: A Deed with seal in Maidstone Museum: dated 1285-6, in which Ralph de Chetwode exchanges lands in Paddlesworth with others in Hetchine/Hotchine [Hitchen], co. Bedford.

DIGGE/DYGGE

Edmund: Rector of Woolwich 19 Dec 1335
Rector of Chislehurst 25 Feb 1336
Rector of Snodland 1337-8: 3 June 1337: Collation and Institution of Master Edmund Dygge de Berham to Rector of Snodland, vacant by the resignation of Thomas de Hethe. [RHH, I, 573]
1 March 1338: to rectory of Stone
Rector of Higham 1347-9.
Died 1361: Lambeth Palace: administration [Islep, f.173r]: Digge, Magister Edmund, Rector of Church of Stone, June 1361.
Roger. One of five men seized of the manor of Padelsworth and the advowsons mentioned therewith’ in 1367. [Cal. Inq. Post mortem, XV, 1-7 Richard II, No. 22]
A Roger Dygg was rector of Wodecherche, Cant. dioc. On 31 Jan 1335 [RHH, I, 573]

DOUNSERRENSH

Robert Dounserrenshof Snodland: made acolyte on 2 March 1325 [RHH, 676]

DRAUEK

26 March 1328. Institution of Sir Henry Drauek, priest, to Padelseworthe. [RHH, I, 183]
18 Dec 1349. Institution of John de la Warde to Padeleswourthe, rector, void by the death of Henry [Drauek]. Patron Sir John de Huntyngfeld. Mandate for the induction to the archdeacon of Rochester. [RHH, II, 900]

DRYLAND

Gwynand alias Wynand de Dryland. [NB a Faversham family of this name: Arch. Cant. XIV, 200]
8 July 1295. A witness to a charter from the rector of Cuxton, William de Handlo, confirming the payment of 10s annually to St Mary’s Hospital, Strood [RHH, I, 7; Thorpe, RR, 260]
Accused of poisoning judge itinerant, Solomon de Rochester [Arch. Cant. V, 25]. Charged with the murder, but pleading his Orders, he was successfully claimed by the Bishop as a clerk. Finally he purged himself at Greenwich and was liberated. [Arch. Cant. LIII, 41-2]
An Official of Rochester.

DUNTEFRENCHE

Thomas Duntefrenche, a tenant of 1 acre in a field called Rifshet. [RHH]

EASTWOOD [EASTWUD]

John de Eastwud, Rector of Snodland, 1274.

ELLIOT [ELYOT]

8 May 1368. [Pardon] to Adam Elyot of Snodelond of his outlawry in the county of Kent for non-apperance before Ralph Spygurnel and his fellows, justices of oyer and terminer in that county, to answer the king touching diverse trespasses, forstalleries and regrateries whereof his is indicted; he having now surrendered to prison before the said justices as the said Robert [Ralph] hath certified. [Cal. Patent Rolls, 1367-70].

ENIF

William, son of William, was tenant of 2 acres of land in Snodland owned by Robert Vitulus, which R.V. surrendered to the monks/bishop of Rochester [Lbl, Cotton A.X.9, f.160v]

GARWYNTON

12 July 1349. Collation and institution of Robert Garwynton, priest, to Snodland, rector, void by the death of William Middelton. [From Wouldham]. [RHH, II, 882]
29 January 1355. Presentation of Robert de Garwynton, parson of the church of Snodeland, to the church of La Rye (Chichester dioc.), on an exchange of benefices with Master John de Kenyngton. [Cal. Patent Rolls, 1354-8; by privy seal.]

GLANVILLE

16 March/17 April 1348. Institution of Thomas Glanvyle, priest, to Dode rectory. Patron: Joan, late wife of Walter de Huntyngfeld, knight. Oath of obedience. Chapel of Trottiscliffe manor.
6 March 1350. Exchange of benefices between Walter Marscal, rector of Newick (co. Sussex) and Thomas Glanvyle, rector of Dode. [RHH, 902-3]

HATTERE

23 April 1391. Fine. Peter Hattere acquires from Thomas Pole and Christina his wife a messuage and 120 acres of land in Halling, Snodland and Cuxton [British Library, Add. Charter 36652]

HEMER

1271. RobertHemer held messuage and 5 acres of William Potyn. Is son of Benedict. Wife is Eleanor.

HERDEFELDE

15 June 1322. Hamo, Bishop of Rochester, lets to farm to William de Herdefelde and his heirs, 7 acres of land in a field called Rifshet in Snodelonde at an annual rent of 7 quarters of barley, worth 4d. a quarter. [William also has 16 acres in Snodelonde and 16 acres in East Malling, which are to come under the jurisdiction of the Bishop. [Thorpe: RR]

HERYNGE/HARANGE [HERRING]
[ A Halling family]

After 1193. MatthewHeryng and Robert his son: witnesses [RHH, I, 6]
1242-3. RobertHareng, holds half a knight’s fee in Snodiland of Bishop of Rochester.
23 January 1320. Robert Heryng a witness [RHH, I, 60]

1254. ReginaldHarynge holds a tenth part of a knight’s fee in Snodilande of the Bishop of Rochester.

1288. AlexanderHarange a witness to grant of land by Walter Bogehurst to the Bishop of Rochester.
[date?] Alexander Harange a witness to release of lands etc. to the Bishop of Rochester by John and William, sons of Richard de Snodelonde, clerk.
1299. Alexander Harange a witness to grant of land etc. to Bishop of Rochester by Johann Ussher.
1302. Alexander Harange a witness to covenant by Bishop of Rochester of a similar tenement to John Ussher.
1306. Agnes, daughter of Alexander Harange of Halling, married John de Hales of Cobham, c.1306. Their son: Richard.

1288. Thomas Harange, brother of Alexander. Witness to grants of land in Halling and Holeberge: Archbishop Hubert/Richard Kardun [Thorpe, RR, 392-4]

15 June 1322. JohnHeryng listed as tenant of 1 acre surrendered to William de Herdefelde by the Bishop of Rochester. [Thorpe, RR]
23 June 1322. John Herynge mentioned in account of killing of a deer in Halling Park by Johannes atte Forde. [RHH, I, 113]
25 June 1329. Hamo de Heth grants to John de Melforde all the messuages, lands and tenements with all their appurtenances which were occupied by John Herynge. [RHH, I, 415]
1334-5. Lay Subsidy [Shamwell]: E179/123/12. ‘Jn. Hering js’
12 April and 2 June 1335. An action of account is brought by the parishioners of Halling against John Heryng, late churchwarden [action settled] [RHH, II, 600-2]
1346. Listed as holding land in Snodland. [Inquisition and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids … PRO … 1284-1431, III (1904), p.43]
8 October 1347. Hallyng. Probate and testament of Johannis Heryngturleys. Executor is Robert, son of the deceased.

1367. NicholasHeryng: one of five men ‘seized of the manor of Padelsworth and the advowsons mentioned therewith’ [Cal. Inq. Post mortem, XV, 1-7 Rich. II, No. 22]
Is perhaps the Nicholas Heryng who was burgess representative of Rochester in Parliament in 1352, 1354 and 1358.

HETHE

24 January 1331. Exchange of benefices between Thomas de Hethe, rector of Henley (Lincs. Dioc.) and William Abel, rector of Snodland. [RHH, I, 493]
6 February 1332. A witness [RHH, I, 471]
31 January 1335. A witness [RHH] as rector of Chiselhurst and Snodelond
3 June 1337. Collation and institution of Master Edmund Dygge de Berham, to rector of Snodland, vacant by the resignation of Thomas de Hethe. [RHH, I, 573]
15 November 1359. Will as rector of Rotherfield [RHH, I, xxvi]: 40s to poor of Snodland; 20s to B.V.M. light in Snodland church; 50s to Juliane Veles.

HMC 6th report: 513b: Hospital of St. Bartholomew, Hythe, Kent [11 Ed. III]
1337-8. Thomas, son of Geoffrey de Brokhelle, grants to Thomas de Sende, rector of the church of Snodelonde, a messuage and house, near the lands of the brethren and sisters of St. Andrew of Hethe, of the heirs of Roger le Barber, of the church of St Leonard, and of James Allard; for 40s paid beforehand.

HOLBOROUGH [HOLBOROWE]

William de: vicar of Dode 1362; vicar of Paddlesworth 1363.

HOLLOWAY

John [Johannis] de Holeweye. Land belonging to him mentioned in grant of land to Bishop of Rochester by Walter Bogehurst.
Witness to grant of land: Robert le Lad (1288).
Thomas Holeweye: a brother of Johann (1288). A witness to grant of land by Robert le Lad (1288)

William de Holloway
1302. Witness to grant of a tenement to John Ussher by the Bishop of Rochester.
1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Wm de Holeweye ijs 7 ¾ d’
1329. Witness to grant of lands (which were John Heryng’s) to John de Melforde by the Bishop of Rochester. [RHH, I, 415]
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Willo de holeweye iijs.’
1336-7. PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Willo de Holewey iijs.’
28 April 1348. Probate of will of Joan, wife of William Holeweye, who is executor. [RHH, II, 1000]
1348-9: PRO: E179/123/23: lay subsidy: ‘Willmo Holewaye ijs vjd.’
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Willo de Holewaye ijs
12 April 1335 et seq.: Johanna [Joan] Holeweye, a parishioner of Halling, one of several bringing an action of account against John Heryng, late churchwarden. [RHH, II, 600-2]

1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: Rd de Holeweye 12s [Larkfield]
Richard Holeweyeof Snodland: tonsure: 18 April 1332 [RHH 150]; acolyte 3 June 1341 [RHH 195].
? 23 September 1347. Richard Holeweye, chaplain, confessing to incontinence with Joan Parefrey, before the Bishop at Halling, is suspended for two years.
9 March 1349. ? Institution of Richard de Holeweye, priest, to Halling vicarage. Patrons: Master and brethren of St Mary’s hospital, Strood.
23-24 Oct 1349. ? Resignation of Halling vicarage by Richard Holeway and collation of John Fresthorp. Mandate of induction to the rector of Dode.

Walter Holeweye
30 March 1330. One of several absolved from suspension (from church) [RHH, I, 449]
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Walto de holewaye ijs’
1336-8: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Wales de Holewaye ijs’
1348-9: PRO: E179/123/23: lay subsidy: ‘her [heirs] Walt. Holewaye’
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Wales de holewaye ijs.’

HOO

William de Hooand John de Hoo
June 1318. Fine ? William Ho and Juliana his wife plaintiffs, against John de Litletanmere and Alice his wife. [Arch. Cant. XIV, 259]
1326-7 lay subsidy: PRO: E179/123/10 ‘Wm de Hoo ijs vij ¼ d; ‘John de Hoo ijs’
1 June 1330: John, son of William de Hoo of Snodland: tonsure [RHH, 133]
1334-5 lay subsidy: PRO: E179/123/12 ‘Wm de Hoo 6s 8d; Jn de Hoo 3s 4d’
1336/7 lay subsidy: PRO: E179/123/14 ‘Willo de Hoo 4s’
1351-2 lay subsidy: PRO: E179/123/24 ‘Wm de Hoo 2s’

HUNTINGFIELD [HUNTYNGFELD]

Walter de Huntingfeld, knight.
October 1305-6: Fine. Walter de Huntyngfeld, plaintiff; Albert de Gartone and Ismania his wife, deforciants. Acknowledges lands to the said Walter.
1313: Fine: lands in Padelesworth, Berlynge and Snodilonde between Walter de Huntyngfeld with Johannahis wife and Walter le Lad and Johanna his wife [Arch. Cant. XI, 355]
Oct 1313. Fine: Walter de Huntyngfeld and Joan his wife, plaintiffs, by Ralph de Dukesworthy, attorney for the saod Joan; John de Weresle, deforciant, who acknowledges and warrants tot he said Walter and Joan and heirs of the said Walter.
1316. Aid: Padelesworthe – Walterus de Huntingfeld.
June 1321. Fine. Walter de Hentyngfeld and Johanna his wife and John their son (whose guardian is Nicholas de Rysing), plaintiffs; Richard le Walshe, deforciant: West Wickham manor and advowsons of the church. [Arch. Cant. XIV, 273]
7 Aug 1324. mentioned as patron of church of Paddlesworth
1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Walter de Hontyngfeld 10s 6d.’

1346. Aid. Johanne de Huntyngfeld for a quarter of a knight’s fee which John de Ramesay holds in Padlesworthe of Geoffrey de Say: 10d.
1349. Mentioned as patron od church of Paddlesworth [RHH, II, 900]
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: Lady de Huntyngfeld 6s 8d’
1336-7: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: Lady of Padeleswerthe 20s

KEMPE

1227: Robert le Kempeheld 5 acres of land in Holebergh of William Potyn

KENINGTON [KENYNGTON]

29 January 1355. Presentation of Robert de Garwynton, parson of the church of Snodeland, to the church of La Rye (Chichester dioc.) on an exchange of benefices with Master John de Kenyngton. [Cal. Patent Rolls, 1354-8]
18 June 1360: At St Laurence, Halling.

LADD/LAD

1242-3. Walterus le Ladd holds half a fee in Snodiland of the Bishop of Rochester. [Testa de Nevill, II, 1923 edn., pp. 667 and 682]
1346. Listed a tenant of lands in Snodland. [Inquisitions and assessments relating to Feudal Aids … PRO … 1284-1431, III, 43]
1313. Fine: lands in Padelesworth, Berlynge and Snodilond; between Walter de Huntyngfeld with Johanna his wife and Walter le Lad with Johanna his wife. [Arch. Cant. XI, 355]
20 September 1325. Absolution of Walterus Ladde, of Snodland, upon his submission for excommunication incurred for resisting the publication of a sentence of the dean of Rochester in Snodland church. [RHH, I, 53]

1254. Anselinus Lad holds part of a quarter’s knight’s fee in Snodilande of the Bishop of Rochester.

[date?] Roberto le Lad, a witness to grant of land by Walter Bogehurst to the Bishop of Rochester.

1288. Johanne Lad, ‘clerico’, a witness to grant of land: Richard Kardun.
1288. Johanne Lad, ‘clerico’, a witness to grant of land: Roberti le Lad.
[date?] Land belonging to Johanne Lad mentioned in grant of land by Walter Bogehurst to Bishop of Rochester.
[date?] Johanne Lad witness to grant of land: Adam de Swanscombe [Thorpe RR 260-1]
[date?] Johanne [John] le Ladd, witness to release of lands etc to the Bishop of Rochester by John and William, sons of Richard de Snoelonde, clerk.
1299. Johanne le Ladd, witness to grant of land etc to the Bishop of Rochester by Johann Ussher.
1302. Johanne le Ladd witness to covenant by Bishop of Rochester of a tenement to John Ussher.
1305. Johanne Lad witness to grant of land: Robert Usser.
1316. John, son of John le Lad of Snodylonde, defendant in Fine with Geoffrey, son of Adam de Gillingham: messuage and lands in Snodilonde. [Arch. Cant. XIII, 302]
23 July 1330. John Lad and Henry de Pevenessh, parishioners of Snodland, are ordered to pay the rate for the repair of the church. [RHH, I, 248]
1330. John[Johanne] Lad a witness to grant of lands (which were John Heryng’s) by Bishop of Rochester to John de Melforde. [RHH, I, 415]
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Johe Lad xvjd’
1346. John Lad: payment for lands (Walter Lad is tenant) in Snodland. [Inqisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids … PRO … 1284-1431, III, 43]

1 June 1330. Nicholas Lad, son of John le Lad of Snodland: tonsure [RHH, 133]

21 September 1343: Geoffrey Lad of Snodland: tonsure. [RHH, 208]

LAUNCE

28 November1395. John Launce exchanged rectory of Lambeth for Paddlesworth.
28 July 1397. Created Rector of Southfleet by collation. [Arch. Cant. LIII, 50-2]
Will: PCC Luffenham 2. [1424]
LLB degree [where from?]

LOVEKYN

7 August 1324. Admission of Roger Lovekyn (late rector of Cranford, London) to Padelisworth. Patron: Walter de Huntyngfeld, knight. Exchange between Walter de Casterford, rector of Paddlesworth, and Roger Lovekyn, priest, rector of Cranford, by Commission. [RHH, I, 153]
24 March 1328. Resignation of Padelesworth by Roger Lovekyn. [RHH, I, 183]
[later]: two writs against Roger Lovekyn for 20 marks owed to another priest.

LUKK [probably LULK]

1 June 1330. RobertLukk, son of Nicholas, of Snodland: tonsure. [RHH, 133]

LULK

1322. NicholasLulke listed as tenant of 1 acre in a field called Rifshet in Snodland.
1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Nich. Lulk iijs.’

1322. Richard Lulkelisted as tenant of 5 acres in a field called Rifshet in Snodland.
1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Lolk ijs viij ¾ d’
1330. ‘Richard Lusk’ one of several absolved from suspension from church. [RHH, I, 449]
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Rico Lulk iiijs’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Rico Lulk iiijs’

1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘William Lulk 12d.’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘William Lulk 12d.’

1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Jn. Lolk ijs vjd’
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Jn Lulk iijs.’ [+ another]: ‘ijs.’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Jn Lulk xijd.’
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Jn Lulke iiijs’

1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Galfr. [Geoffrey] Lukk iiijs vij ¼ ’
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Galfr. Lulk iiijs.’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Galfr. Lulk iiijs.’
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Galfr. Lulk iiijs’

LYLIE [LILLY]

1299. Ada[m?]Lylye a witness to grant of land etc. to Bishop of Rochester by Johann Ussher.
1302. Ada Lylye a witness to covenant by Bishop of Rochester of a tenement to John Ussher.
1305. Ada[m?] Lyle, now bailiff of Halling, a witness to grant of land by Robert Usser.

1322. Listed as tenant of 2 acres in a field called Rifshet in Snodland.
1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: [Geoffrey] ‘Galfr Lilie ijs vijd’
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Galfro Lilye iis.’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Galfro Lylye iijs’
1348-9: PRO: E179/123/23: lay subsidy: ‘her [heirs of]Galfr. Lylye ijs vjd’
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Galf. Lylye iiijs.’

18 April 1332. JohnLylie of Snodland: tonsure [RHH, 150]
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Jn Lilie ijs.’

1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Richard de Lylye ijs.’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Richard de Lylye xviijd’

1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Willo [William] Lylye xxs’

MELFORD

1330. Fine. Between Johannde Melford and his wife Katherine, and William Ussher of Snodland; lands in Halling and Snodland. [Arch. Cant. XVIII, 342]
1339. Johann de Melford is granted lands which were John Heryng’s, by the Bishop of Rochester. [RHH, I, 415].
1346. Johann de Melford listed as tenant of eighth part of lands in Snodland belonging to the Bishop of Rochester. [Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids … PRO … 1284-1431, III, 43]

MELLERE [MILLER q.v]

1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Jn. Mellere xix ½ d’’
30 March 1330. Johannes le Meller is one of several absolved from suspension (from church) [RHH, I, 449]
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Johe Meller iiijs’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Johe Mellere iiijs’
1348-9: PRO: E179/123/23: lay subsidy: ‘ Johne moller iiijs’
13 October 1348. Probate of will of Joan, wife of JohnMeller, who is executor, deceased. [RHH, II, 1033]

MERKE [MARK]

[date?] Nicholas de Merke a witness to release of lands etc. to Bishop of Rochester by Johann and William, sons of Richard of Snodelonde, clerk. Brother William was also a witness.
1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘William de Merke xijd.’

1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘R[ichar]d de Merke ijs viijd.’
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Rd de Merke iiijs.’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Rd de Merke ijs ijd.’

1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Walter de Merke ijs.’

MERSSCH

19 June 1347. Felicia atte Merssch accused of adultery with William Ussher [RHH, II, 938 and 952]
NB:
1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Felicia usscher vjs viij ¾ d’
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Felicia usscher ixd.’

MIDDLETON

William de:
rector of Trottiscliffe 9 March 1338 – 1341.
6 May 1341: Collation of William de Middiltone, priest, lately rector of Trottesclive, to Snodelonde, rector, void by the death of John de Denyngtone.
Was ‘notary apostolic’; also called ‘Grenelef’ [RHH, I, 103, 187, 581; II, 630-1, 633-4, 670, 672, 679, 717, 722, 727, 733, 761, 781, 783, 882]
12 July 1349. Collation and Institution of Robert Garwynton, priest, to Snodland, void by the death of William de Middeltone.
Was previously at Haddenham

MILLER

13 March 1334: John Miller of Snodland: tonsure [RHH, 1606]
24 September 1345: acolyte [RHH, 217]
20 September 1348: subdeacon (letters dimissory) [RHH, 238]
7 March 1349: deacon
Dominus [RHH, 242]

MONFORT

Oct-Nov 1347. Johannes Monfort an executor for [unknown person] and gave all the goods to the poor.

PALMER

Lost brass of [Thomas] Palmer [1407]

PARKER

10 June 1387. Grant of a messuage in ‘Holberhge’ to Peter Parker by Thomas Brynton, Bishop of Rochester, which came to the Bishop by escheat after the death of Thomas Rokherst. [Lbl, Cotton MS: Faustina.C.V., f.33v]

PEVENSEY

1254. Henrcus de Pevenseye holds two parts of a knight’s fee in Snodilonde of the Bishop of Rochester.

PIERES [PIERCE]

1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Jn Pieres iiijs.’
29 March 1338: Thomas, son of John Pieres of Snodland: tonsure [RHH, 1726]
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Johe Peres iijs.’

PIKOT

7 June 1327. John Pikot of Snodland: tonsure [RHH, 776]

POLE

23 April 1391. Thomas Pole and Christina his wife sell to Peter Hattere a messuage and 120 acres of land in Halling, Snodland and Cuxton [Lbl, Add. Charter 36652]

POTIN

[of Rochester] [Many refs in Dean and Chapter of Rochester records, mostly 1200s.]

POVENASH [POVENESSHE]

1242-3. Philippus de Povenesse holds half a knight’s fee in Snodilonde of the Bishop of Rochester. [Testa de Nevill, II, 1923 edn., pp.667 and 682]

1299. Philip de Povenesse a witness to grant of land etc. to Bishop of Rochester by Johann Ussher.
20 March 1302. Philip de Povenesse a witness to covenant by Bishop of Rochester of a tenanment to Johann Ussher
[date?] Philip de Povenesse a witness to release of lands etc. to Bishop of Rochester by Johann and William, sons of Richard of Snodelonde, clerk.
[date?] Philip de Povenesse a witness to grant of land by Walter Bogehurst to the Bishop of Rochester.
[date?] Philip de Povenesse a witness to grant of land by Adam de Swanscombe to the Bishop of Rochester. [Thorpe RR, 260-1]
[date?] Philip de Povenesse a witness to grant of land by Adam de Swanscombe to the Bishop of Rochester. [Thorpe 394]
1305. [date?] Philip de Povenesse a witness to grant of land by Robert Usser to the Bishop of Rochester. [Thorpe, RR 395]

1312. Fine. Between Philip de Povenesshes and Reginald de Boclonde of messuage and lands in Snodelonde, Berlyngg, Padelesworthe and Dodechirche. Mentions Henry, son of Philip, married to Alice, daughter of the said Reginald [Arch. Cant. XI, 345]
[date?] Fine. Geoffrey de Say and wife Idonia, plaintiffs; Philip de Povenesshe and wife Johanna, deforciants: part of meadow and mill in Ryarsh.

25 June 1329-30. Henry de Ponesshe a witness to a charter of Hamo de Heth at Halling.
[date?] John Lad and Henry de Pevenessh, parishioners of Snodland, are ordered to pay the rate for the repair of the church. [RHH, I, 248]
1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Hen de Povenessche vs.’
1348-9: PRO: E179/123/23: lay subsidy: ‘Henr. Povenasshe ijs’
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Henr de Povenassch ijs.’

1346. Richard de Povenasshe: payment for lands held by Philip de Povenasshe. [Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids … PRO … 1284-1431, III, 43]
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Rico de Povenassch ijs.’

PYR

31 August 1330. Wynand le Veal confesses an assault on John Pyr in the churchyard of Snodland. [RHH, I, 249]
[date?] John Pyr a tenant of 1 acre in a field called Rifshet. [RHH,
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Johne Pyr jun xvjd.’
‘Johe Pyr sen xviijd’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Johe Pyr jun ijs.’
‘Johne Pyr sen viijd.’
1348-9: PRO: E179/123/23: lay subsidy: ‘her [heirs] Johis Pir xviijd.’
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: Johne Pyr xijd.’

1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Willo Pyr xijd.’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Willo Pyr xd’
1348-9: PRO: E179/123/23: lay subsidy: ‘Willmo Pir xviijd’
[date?] William Pyr a tenant of 1 acre in a field called Rifshet [RHH, ]

RAMESAY [RAMSEY]

1346. Of Johanne de Huntyngfeld for a quarter of a knight’s fee which Johannes de Ramesay holds in Padlesworthe of Geoffrey de Say: 10d. [Inquisitions and assessments relating to Feudal Aids … PRO … 1284-1431, III, 43]

RANDULPH

26 December 1359. Stephen Randulph, priest, rector of Snodland, exchanged with John de Alshbawe [Alcham], rector of Cowden and was admitted at Cowden, rector, on this date. Had been previously rector of Trottescliff from 1355. [Arch. Cant. XXI, 89]
? Chevening 1370- April 1373. Previously St Martin’s, Ironmonger Lane. Afterwards Conington, dioc. Ely, 1373. An executor of the will of Bishop John of Sheppey.

ROKHERST

10 June 1387. Grant of a messuage in ‘Holberhge’ to Peter Parker by Thomas Brynton, Bishop of Rochester, which messuage came to him by escheat after the death of Thomas Rokherst, who died a bastard without heirs. [British Library, Cotton MS Faustina C. V., f.33v]

ROTE

September 1377. Richard Charles (died 1 June 1377) demised manor of Padlesworth at farm to Thomas Rote and others for six years, of which four have elapsed [Saturday before Michaelmas]

SAY

1254. William de Say: Lord of the manor of Paddlesworth [Arch. Cant. XII, 224-5]

Michaelmas 1319. Fine. Between Geoffrey de Say and his wife Idonia, plaintiffs, and Philip de Povenesshe and Johanna his wife, deforciants, of a mill and meadow in Ryarsh. [Arch. Cant. XIV, 266]
1334-5. PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Lady de Say vjs viijd.’
1346. Geoffrey de Say: Lord of the manor of Paddlesworth [Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids … PRO … 1284-1431, III, 43]

SCORTNYE

1364. Henry de Scortnye appointed to the chaplaincy of St Andrew, Holborough.

SEXTON

18 April 1332. John Sexton of Snodland: tonsure [RHH, 150]

SNODLAND

1147-82. Andrew de Snodylonde a witness to confirmation of tithes. [RHH, I, 42]

c.1200. Benedict, clerk of Snodland, a witness to a feoffment [DRc T574/1]
9 September 1207. Benedict de Snodilande a witness to an Institution [DRc L24/3]
1207. Benedict de Snodilande a witness to an agreement [DRc L03]

1257. Benedict de Snodland, rector of Snodland

1262-83. Feoffment. Ancellus, son of Gilbert de Snodiland, and Chasteine, daughter of William Biteine, his wife, to John, Prior of Rochester: lands, etc. in Darenth. [DRc T129/3]

8 January 1314. Presentation of John de Snodland to the portion of the prebendal church of Wretlyng in the diocese of Chichester, in the King’s free chapel of Hastings, which Ingelram de Carleton, deceased, lately held. [Cal. Patent Rolls, 1313-17]
February 1321. Institution of Sir William Abel, priest, to the church of Snodland, by exchange with Sir John de Snodelond, for the church of Toddington (dioc. Lincoln) [RHH ]
Other refs: 5 April 1336. Deceased by 19 May 1337; 30 June 1337; above ‘lately held by John de Snodland in 30 January 1330; 19 August 1330; 22 January 1331.

[date?] Alexander Harange a witness to release of lands etc. to the Bishop of Rochester by Johnand William, sons of Richard de Snodelonde, clerk.

Thomas de Snodelonde: rector of St Botolph’s Billingsgate.

1270. William de Snodilonde, bailiff of Rochester, a witness to a feoffment. [DRc T297]
1271-2. Johannes Potyn and Willielmus de Snotiland, bailiff of Rochester [Calendarium Genealogicum, I, 160]
20 January 1272. William de Snodeland, bailiff of Rochester from Michaelmas 1270 to Michaelmas 1271. [Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous (Chancery), I, No. 405.

SPAYN

7 September 1375. Richard Charles demised manor of Paddlesworth with Dode at farm to … Johanne, son of Thomas Spayn [with 3 others]. [Lbl, Harley Charter 76.F.7]

STIWARD

1348. Juliana Stiward accused of adultery with William Beubek (denied on oath). [RHH, II, 1022].

TOPCLYVE

1367. William Topclyve: one of five men seized of the manor of Padelsworth and the advowsons mentioned therewith. [Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem, XV, 1-7 Richard II, No. 22]

TRIPLE

June 1318. Fine. John de Triple, deforciant, against John and Johanna and son Winant le Veel, plaintiffs: manor of Snodland, with appurtenances.

USSHER

1299. John le Usshergrants to Bishop of Rochester 5 dayworks of land and appurtenances;
1302-3. 3 roods and 2 dayworks which J.U. held of the Bishop, who covenanted to grant another similar tenement.
1305. John le Ussher a witness to grant of lands by Robert and Joan Ussher
1322. John le Ussher a witness to grant of lands by Bishop Hamo de Heth to William Herdefelde.
[date?] Grant of land by John Usser of Snodland with his wife Juliana [Thorpe, 395].

23 September 1330: John Ussher of Snodland: tonsure [RHH 134]

1330. William Ussher a witness to grant of lands (which were John Heryng’s) by the Bishop of Rochester to John de Melforde, at Halling.
1330. Fine. William Ussher against Johann and Katherine de Melford: lands in Halling and Snodland [Arch. Cant. XVIII, 342]
19 June 1347. William Ussher accused of fornication with Felicia atte Merssch [RHH, II, 938 and 952]

VEEL/VELE/VITALUS

1242-3. Johannes le Vel … holds half a knight’s fee in Snodiland of the Bishop of Rochester. [Testa de Nevill, II, 667 and 682]

1254. Ricardus le Veel holds a sixth part of a knight’s fee in Snodilonde of the Bishop of Rochester.
[date?] Richard le Veel a witness to the release of lands etc. to the Bishop of Rochester by John and William, sons of Richard de Snodelonde, clerk.
[date?] Ricardo le Veel a witness to grant of lands by Walter Bogehurst to the Bishop of Rochester.
[date?] Richard le Veel a witness to grant of lands: Adam de Swanscombe and wife Juliana [Thorpe RR, 260] [Another: Thorpe, 394]

1272-83. Robert Vitulus gave to the monks of St Andrew’s, Rochester, 2 acres of land of his lordship of Snodland (rent 12d p.a.), in the tenure of William Enif’s sons. [Lbl, Cotton MS A.x.9, f.160v]

Henry de Vytele/Vitele/Vele
1288. a witness to grants of lands: Richard Kardun; Roberti le Lad
1298. ditto William le Dore
20 March 1301. A witness to covenant by Bishop of Rochester of a tenement to Johann Ussher.
[date?] ditto to grants of lands Adam de Swanscombe and wife Juliana [Thorpe RR, 394]
1305. ditto Robert Usser

John le Veel died c.1318 (before Easter 1319); wife is Johanna; son is Winant; son is John.
1298-9. Johanne le Veel/Vitele a witness to grant of land etc. tot he Bishop of Rochester by Johanne Ussher.
Ditto: Roberti le Lad (1288) [Thorpe 394]; William le Dore (1298)
1326-7. PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Joan le Veel iiijs.’

20 September 1325. Absolution of Wynand, called le Veal, of Snodland, upon his submission, from excommunication incurred for resisting the publication of a sentence of the dean of Rochester in Snodland church. [RHH, I, 53]
25 June 1329. Wynardo le Veel a witness to grant of lands (which were John Heryng’s) by the Bishop of Rochester to John de Melforde, at Halling. [RHH, I, 415]
Easter in three weeks, 1330. Fine. Between John, son of Ralph de Frenyngham, plaintiff, and Winandus le Vel and Juliana his wife, deforciants, of 8 acres of lands and 3 acres of wood with appurtenances in Lynton. [Alice, who was wife of John Breton, holds for life of the inheritance of Juliana; reverts after the death of Alice to Winand and Juliana and heirs of Juliana; 10 marks to Winand and Juliana for the concession.]
Quinzaine of Easter 1330 [Another Fine for the same inheritance 3rd part, in Maidstone, Nether… and Lynton] [Arch. Cant. XVIII, 350-1]
30 March 1330. Absolution of Wynand le Vel from excommunication [with Thomas Canon, Ricardus Lusk, Johannes le Meller and Walterus Holeweye] from suspension upon Wynand’s undertaking to pay the procuration demanded at Midsummer and the others to see that he does so. The rector of Snodland was mainprise for them all. [RHH, I, 442]
31 August 1330. Wynard le Veel confesses an assualt on John Pyr in the churchyard of Snodland. His penance is to procure the reconciliation of the churchyard, polluted by the drawing of blood. [RHH, I, 249]
1334-5. PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Wynande le veel ijs.’
1334-5. PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Wynkyn le Veel ijs.’

1346. Richard le Veelpayment for lands in Snodland. [Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids … PRO … 1284-1431, III, 43]

WARD

18 December 1349. Institution of John de la Warde to Padeleswourthe, rector, void by the death of Henry [Drauek]. Patron: Sir John de Huntyngfeld. Mandate for the induction to the archdeacon of Rochester. [RHH, II, 900]

WARYN

7 April 1330. Richard Waryn of Snodland: tonsure [RHH, 133]

1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Jn Weryn iiij ¼ ’
1334-5: PRO: E179/123/12: lay subsidy: ‘Jn Waryn vjs viijd’
1338-9: PRO: E179/123/14: lay subsidy: ‘Johe Waryne vjs.’
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Johe Waryn ijs.’

WEDONE

[date?] Johannis Wedone, a tenant of 1 acre in a field called Rifshet [RHH]
1326-7: PRO: E179/123/10: lay subsidy: ‘Jn de Wedone xijd’
1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Jhs Wedone xviijd.’

1351-2: PRO: E179/123/24: lay subsidy: ‘Thomas Wedones xviijd.’