Muster Rolls of the Hundred of Bradford

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The musters takyn before Thomas Nevport & William Yonge Squiers att Nevport the last day of marche in the xxxth yere of the Raynge of our Soverenge lord King Henry viij of the oon parte of the hundred of Bradfort within the Coontie of Salop & all thes menne here Insuinge whos namys be heryn wryttynne ar abull men (1538).

I. Pyckstock.
John Adeney- billmenne
Thes Townschips have harness for ij men A Jacke & a Sallet.

  1. Adeney.
    Thomas Adeney – billmenne
  2. Hynstock
    Thomas Benbowe – billmenne
    Thomas Tayler
  3. Cherrynton
    Thomas Bostock
  4. Tybberton
    John Podmer – billmenne
    John Podmer – billmenne
    John Wockeley – billmenne
    John howle – billmenne
    John Podmer – billmenne
  5. Erkall Parua
    George Adeney – bowmanne
    George Bostock –billmenne
    John Grauenar – billmenne
  6. Nevport
    humffrey Bathowe – billmenne
    Thomas Benbowe – billmenne
  7. Cold Hatton
    Rauff ffelton – billmenne
    John Batowe – billmenne
  8. Garmyston and Leyghton
    lwys leyghton – billmenne
  9. Longden.
    Nicolas Genyns – billmenne
    Thomas Tayler – billmenne
  10. Bolas
    humffrey Baughe – billmenne
    John Sockett – billmenne
  11. Teerne.
    William Chyrme – billmenne

13 Ellerton.
Roberte woodde – billmenne
William Buckeley – billmenne
Thomas Grene – billmenne
William Asche – billmenne
Thomas Cartewryght – billmenne

  1. Aston Subter Wrekyn
    Johannes Alen – billmenne
  • Rowton
    William Arnewey – billmenne
  • Roxeter
    Thomas Deyos – bowmenne
    Thomas Deyos – bowmenne
    John Deyos – billmenne
  • Daulley Mangna
    Jamys Podmer – billmenne
  • Orlton
    Thomas Cludde – billmenne
  • Eyeton Costentyne
    William Baxtar – bow menne
    Humfrey Jeynyns – bill menne
  • Kynnesley
    Robert Casewall –
    John Grome –

21 Ketley, Lee and Whappynsall
William Eke – billmen
John Eke –billmen
Thomas Alen the yonger – billmen
William Cronage – billmen
Richard Alen – billmen
Richard Wakeley – billmen
Richard Symonds – billmen
William Podmer – billmen

  1. Wellington with the Hamlettes
    John fforster – bowe  men
    William Banaster – bill man
    Walter Eke – bill man
    William Taylor – bill man
    William Corbett – bill man
    Roger Alen – bill man
  • Atcham
    William Beyst – bowe men
  • Berwyck
    William Whytcombe hath harness for himself
  • Sabury
    humfrey Croxston – bowe men
    George peplowe – bowe men
    Roger Croxton – bowe men
    John Genyns – bowe men
    Thomas hatton – bowe men
    Roger peplowe – bowe men
    William Cooke – bowe men
    William Moryes – bowe men
    Thomas Clune – bill men
    John Boteley – bill men
    William Peplowe – bill men
    Robert Croxton – bill men
    Lawrence Breten – bill men
    William Reynolds – bill men
    Geffrey – – bill men
    Roger Wosse – bill men
    Roger Ekyn – bill men
    William Reue – bill men
    Marton Corbett – bill men
    Humfrey Weston – bill men
    John Curryar – bill men
    Dauy Douvid – bill men
    Thomas Jenyns – bill men
    John Jenyns – bill men
    Thomas Jenyns – bill men

This menne haue all harness for iij menne.

  1. Wytheford Magna & Eggebolton
    William woodde – bowe men
    Thomas woode – bill men
    Richard wood – bill men
  • Proston vppon the Botes
    Rugor Baggeley – bowe men
    John Maunsele – bowe men
    Edmond Longnor – bowe men
  • Walcote
    John Kylvord – bill men
    William Grene – bill men
  • Upton subter Hamond
    Robert Pygyn – bowe men
    William Pygyn – bowe men
    Addam fferynton – bowe men
    Phellip fferynton – bowe men
    Richard Pygyn – bowe men
  • Downtton
    Thomas Icke – bill
    Richard uicars – bill
    John Jenyns – bill
    Richard Cobley – bill
  • Norton
    ffoulke heynys
  • Rodon
    Thomas lee – billmen
    Richard Kilvort – billmen
    Mylys Cheschire – billmen
  • Roddynton
    heugh leyghton – billmen
    John leyghton – billmen
    Humfrey Cartwryght – bill men
  • Suggdon
    William heynys – billmen
  • Staunton
    Ric’ ffelton – bowmen
    John Hynckes – bowmen
    Thomas Sommerfeld – billmen
    Thomas Besford – billmen
    Ric’ hynckes – billmen
    William ffelton – billmen
    William Kyrby – billmen
    John ffelton – billmen
    Ric’ Kyrkeley- billmen
    John Besford – billmen

Thes townschips hath harness for iiij men.

  1. Hatton super Hynd Hethe
    Ric’ Taylar – billmen
    William Grome – billmen
    Ric’ Sommerfeld – billmen
    Ric’ hall – billmen
    Rondull Cobte- billmen
    Humfrey Peate – billmen

Thes Townschips hath harness for ij men.

  1. Kaynton
    Edward Rey – boo men [sic] Thomas Wyld – boo men
    William howle – boo men
    Thomas mylner – boo men

Sum of the billmen is ccccccxvij.
Sum of the Bowemen is cxvij.

Source: Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society 3rd Series Vol. VIII.