Catalogue description Rental or Survey   Various (Cornwall)   (16/52 Jas I)   Detailed survey of Arundell...

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Details of AR/2/1346
Reference: AR/2/1346

Rental or Survey


Various (Cornwall)


(16/52 Jas I)


Detailed survey of Arundell manors and lands. Preceded by an essay on the different types of relief in Cornish tenures, and how they differ from those in England; fees Gloucester and fees Mortain; the Cornish acre. (This essay claims the date of Mar 1604, 1 Jas I, but the individual surveys are dated later, as above.)


Entitled 'Mr Codners Survey' on the cover; on the title page a later addition says, 'In chancery on the part of the complainants, between John Burges and others, complainants, and Philip Collier and others, defendants, 7th Jan 1739 [= 1740], this survey book called Codners Survey was shown unto Thomas Stephens, gentleman, at the time of his examination before us.' [A later copy of this has 'Francis Dungey' instead of 'Thomas Stephen'.]


Manors of: Lanherne, Enascaven, Mytchole, Trembleth (barton incomplete), Bodbrayne, Penlees (incomplete?), Bodwannick, Treloy, Bosiowan, St Collomb, Conerton, Rosworthy, Carmynowe, Tregarne, Prospenyck, Penguena, Wynyanton, Enyscaven, Kenell, Tresythney, Tregoryck (free tenants not filled in; customary tenants in Tresalstre, St Austell, Tregorreck, Trevemedor), Domeliock, Truro Vean, Repery (incomplete?), Nansladron, Tregennowe, Cardinan (including Newland Prayes), valuation of woods (with details of timber trees; dated May 1609), Bodardell (survey dated 19th Aug 1618).


[Cornwall estate]


Tresalstre (Tregoryck manor) [= Rosewastis, St Columb Major]


Survey of woods: (Carminowe) Cosabmacke Woode alias Arundell Woode; (Penlees) a grove in Rescawe; (Tregorrick) 'There is but only one Withall tree in St Austell.'


Conerton: includes Welcomb; Upton (tenants called Cock), Esterlowe.


Rosworthy: Streate P'pons & Ros Angrowse (John Maderen).


The law-case when this survey was used occurs in AR/17/188 and is mentioned retrospectively in AR/17/190.

Date: 1618, 31st Jul - 21st Aug
Held by: Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office), not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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