Glebe Terrier

Photo:Glebe Terrier for North and South Clifton, 1663

Glebe Terrier for North and South Clifton, 1663

Nottinghamshire Archives: DR 1/3/2/126/1

South Clifton Parish 1663

By Nottinghamshire Archives

A glebe terrier is a document created by the Church of England, which provides details of glebe, lands and property in a specific parish. The property is held by the incumbent as a means to support himself and the parish church.

South Clifton shared a church with the neighbouring parish of North Clifton.


North Clifton in the countie of Nottingham in the deanery of Newark, being a Prebend of Lincoln.

A terrier of the GlebeLand, Meadowes, Closes, and buildings thereunto belonging: taken June the 10th 1663.

Impri[mi]s [in the first place]. A Mansion house conteining Seven bayes of Building.

It[e]m a Barne of Seven Bayes.

It[e]m a Stable one Bay.

It[e]m an Oxe house two Bayes.

It[e]m One Oxgang of Land conteyning by estimacon twelve Acres or thereabouts, lying in the fields of North-Clifton afores[ai]d.

It[e]m two acre and an half of Meadow.

It[e]m Two closes in lieu of the tythe of the new Enclosure there conteyning five Acre or thereabouts.

It[e]m A garden place, an Orchard, a yard, and a little Close adjoyning conteyning by estimacon two acres of ground.

In the fields of South Clifton in the said p[ar]ish.

One Oxgang of Land conteining by estimacon fourteen acres or thereabouts.

It[e]m two acres and a half of meadow.

In the fields of Harby in the said p[ar]ish.

Half an Oxgang of Land conteyning by estimacon Seaven acres or thereabouts.

It[e]m one close called the Chappell close, and two little Closes within the towne, and the Parsonage yard, conteyning in all Three acres or thereabouts.

The Vicarage of Clifton afores[ai]d.

A Mansion house consisting of four bayes.

It[e]m a Barne of two Bayes.

It[e]m a garden place, an Orchard and a yard conteyning a Rood of ground or thereabout.

It[e]m one Land butting upon the year end, conteyning one Rood or thereabouts.

Tho[mas] Speight vic[ar]                        John Tubbe             Churchwardens

                                                            Oliver Morpley

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