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Buckland, lies abt 7 miles north of Sparsholt, is a parish in the hundred of Ganfield , county of Berks, 4¼ miles ENE of Great Farringdon… The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Berks, and diocese of Salisbury… (See also Parishes within 11 miles of Sparsholt, Berks).


1250 (ante) Deeds regarding Buckland relating to a Bouverie-Pusey family of Berkshire noting a “Grant for annual payment…” witnessed by Roger de Cumbe and others including Sir John de Frethorn', Sir Robert de Afford', Geoffrey Frankelanus of Pusia, Henry Frankelanus of Pusey, Robert Frankelanus of Afford', Thomas son of Hamund de Bokeland', William de Niwenton, John Finacurt de Haitun', Roger son of the priest of Stanford', William de Were-minister, Michel de la Wike, Geoffrey 'marescallus' de Bokeland'. Record can be found in the Bouverie-Pusey Papers, Catalogue Ref.D/EBp. File ref. D/EBp/T64/1. Berkshire Record Office.

Note: Roger de Cumbe was not noted as “of” any place as noted for some other witnesses. More information about the Bouverie-Pusey Papers has been requested from the Berkshire Record Office.


1250 (ante) Deed papers regarding Buckland involved a grant payment in lieu of services witnessed by Roger de la Cumbe de Peseya and others to include Sir Robert de Hautford, kt., Robert Frankelanus of Hautford', Tomas Hamund of Boclond', William de Niwenton, and Geoffrey Frankelanus de Peseya. Record can be found in the Bouverie-Pusey Papers, Catalogue Ref.D/EBp. File ref. D/EBp/T64/2. Berkshire Record Office.

Note: Roger de Cumbe was noted as of “de Peseya” also known as Pusey. More information about the Bouverie-Pusey Papers has been requested from the Berkshire Record Office


1583 COOMBE or COOME, John b. Buckland G.419. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Joe Kendalll from "British Record Society. New Series. Vol.8. London, 1995," which includes Berkshire, England Wills and Administrations 1508-1652; and "The Index Library Index to Wills Proved and Administrations Granted In the Court of the Archdeacon of Berks 1508-1652," ed. by W.P.W. Phillimore. London. British Record Society Limited. 1893, p. 43)


1587 Elizabeth COMBE , Buckland H. 269 (Extracted by Combs Researchers Joe Kendalll and Denise Mortorff from "The Index Library Index to Wills Proved and Administrations Granted In the Court of the Archdeacon of Berks 1508-1652," ed. by W.P.W. Phillimore. London. British Record Society Limited. 1893, p. 42)


1590 Dorothy COOMBE or COOME , Buckland, ad. H. 373. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Joe Kendalll from "British Record Society. New Series. Vol.8. London, 1995," which includes Berkshire, England Wills and Administrations 1508-1652; and "The Index Library Index to Wills Proved and Administrations Granted In the Court of the Archdeacon of Berks 1508-1652," ed. by W.P.W. Phillimore. London. British Record Society Limited. 1893, p. 43)

1615 John COOMBE, sen. , Buckland L. 558 (Extracted by Combs Researchers Joe Kendalll and Denise Mortorff from "The Index Library Index to Wills Proved and Administrations Granted In the Court of the Archdeacon of Berks 1508-1652," ed. by W.P.W. Phillimore. London. British Record Society Limited. 1893, p. 43) and: COOMBE or COOME, John, sen. , Buckland L. 558. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Joe Kendalll from "British Record Society. New Series. Vol.8. London, 1995," which includes Berkshire, England Wills and Administrations 1508-1652)

Notes: See also the 1615 record for John COOMES of Reading. Not known if same individual.


1704 Nov. 16 Burford, Oxon. COMBE, John of Buckland, Berks m. HISSY, Hannah of Woodefork* (Extracted from FHC microfilm 1239454, Oxford County marriages 1538-1754, A-Coventrie, males, by Combs Researcher Denise Mortorff)

*Note: Woodefork not located yet. Possibly Woodstock? Widford?


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