John atte Crouch' (Crouche) (b1302-a1349)

Dates

Birth: Before 1302
Father: John atte Cruch' de Walth'm (atte Crouch, Crouche, Crouych) b1284
Mother: Unknown

Marriage: Unknown
Wife: Unknown

Death: After 1349

Children

Unknown

Notes

Taken from entries in the Winchester Pipe Rolls from SN4086 Peasant Land Market in Southern England, 1260-1350:

1317 Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire: Stephen atte Felde son of Henry paid 3/- for the surrender of half acre of purpresture in Walth'm previous owned by John atte Crouch' the Younger.
1344 Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire: John atte Crouch' paid 18d for a plot 5 perches long and 2 and a half perches wide in Walth'm previously held by his kin Simon atte Crouch'.
1349 Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire: John atte Crouche paid 4/- for a messuage and virgate of villein land in Walth'm previously held by his father John Crouch'.
1349 Waltham St. Lawrence, Berkshire: John atte Crouch' paid 5/- for a messuage and 3 acres and 1 rood of purpresture in Walth'm previous held by his uncle Alexander atte Crouch'?.

Acre - this would be a customary acre which in Farnham Manor was about half a modern acre
Perch - 5.5 yards or 16.5 feet
Purpresture - secondary quality land not subject to the obligations placed on bondland, and which therefore could be exchanged more freely.
Rood - quarter of an acre

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