Gibbes John Wiltshire Inquisitiones Post Mortem

Inquisition taken at Marlborough, 29th August, 2 Charles I 
[1626], before John Foyle, esq., escheator, after the death of
 John Gibbes, yeoman, by the oath of Robert Hitchcocke, gentleman,
 William Earle, gent., John Milks, gent., Thomas  Smith, gent.,
 William Westburie, gent., Simon Oateridge, Richard Shermore, Thomas 
Hitchcocke, Silvester Cooke, Nicholas   Hibbard, William Parratt,
 Nicholas Knappe, Thomas Whityeard, Edward Jones, and Thomas
 Trebrett, jurors, who say that

John Gibbes was seised of one messuage and 3 virgates of land in Badbury, within the parish of Chisseldon, co. Wilts, and died seised thereof on 10th January last past (1626). The premises are held of the King in chief by knight’s service, but by what part of a fee the jurors are ignorant; they are worth per annum, clear, 20s.

John Gibbes, of Badbury aforesaid, yeoman, is son and heir of the aforesaid John Gibbes, at whose death he was aged 30 years and more.

Inq. p.m., 2 Charles I, p. 2, No. 23.

Source: Abstracts of Wiltshire Inquisitiones Post Mortem returned into the Court of Chancery in the reign of King Charles the First. Edited by George S. Fry and Edw. Alex. Fry. London 1901.

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