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Wiveliscombe, a parish in Somerset, 13 miles southwest of North Petherton, has not yet been actively researched.

8 May 1622 Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England. Christened: COOME, daughter of Edward COOME (IGI, E: 24 Feb 1972 LOGAN So: 095273 SP: 15 Jan 1970 SLAKE Pr: 0820766 - source not yet viewed)

This is the only Combe &c. found in this source.

Excerpted from a "A Quantock Family: The Stawells of Cothelstone and their descendants, the Barons Stawell of Somerton, and the Stawells of Devoshire and the County Cork" compiled and edited by Colonel George Dodsworth Stawell, Barnicott and Pearce, the Wessex Press, Taunton, 1910:

NOTE 23.

This lease to be
pduced & lives
to bee pved

"A Survey of the Prebend of Wiveliscombe & Mannor 
thereof &c. taken in the moneth of June 1650. 
Wherein after both the Gleabs & the Mannor are pticularly 
menconed & surveyed it thus followes vizt. 
All wch foremenconed pmisses wth theyr & euie of theyr 
appurtennce (by Lease not pduced) are claymed by Sr John 
Stawell Knt for the lives of Edward Stawell George Stawell & 
Thomas Stawell sonnes of the saide Sr John Stawell under the 
yearely Rent of fortie pounde payable quarterly by equall porcons. 
But they are worth vppon improvemt as by the Seuall 
pticulars before certifyed appeareth over and aboue the saide 
rent p Annu  .  .  .  . 423li. 03s. 02d. 

The lives are all in being as is affirmed but two thereof (vizt) 
Edward & Thomas are saide to be in ffraunce. 
     Returned into the office of Surveyes 
     the 25th of July 1650 
                      Wm Richardson | 
                      Nich. COMBE   | Surveyors 
                      Alex. Lawson  | 
                      James Hibbins | 
[Indorsement]  An extract of soe much of the Survey 
               of the Prebend of Wivelscomb & 
               Mannor as concernes the estate of Sr 
               Jo. Stawell Knt. therein." 

          MS. of Sir John Stawell, K.B., now in the possession of Lady Stawell.

Not known if relevant, but some STAWELLS removed to County Cork, Ireland, where on 22 Nov 1568, a Nicholas CAM was christened to Edward and Elizabeth CAM.


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