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Wiltshire, England is surrounded by the counties of Somerset to the East, Dorset to the South, Hampshire to the Southeast, Berks to the East, Gloucester to the North and Oxford to the northwest. At least some of the Combs of Wiltshire are known to have had close ties to Somerset.

The Combs surname (including all variants) appears in the records of Wilts by 1279 (and apparently much earlier - Domesday entries not yet extracted) with Richard and son, Simon, lords of the manor of Fittleton. See also 1332 Wilshire Tax Lists

Hundreds and Parishes of Wiltshire
Hundred of Amesbury
Hurst (including Broad Hinton and Twyford)
Hundred of Cawden and Cadworth
Coombe Bissett
Hundred of Chalk
Bishopstone (Wilton) (locally)
Hundred of Dunworth
Hundred of Elstub and Everley
Hundred of Highworth, Cricklade and Staple
Coleshill (also partly in Berks)
Hundred of Kingsbridge
Badbury [also Hundred of Thornhill?]
Chisledon [also Hundred of Thornhill?]
Hundred of Mere
Mere (near Stourton)
Hundred of Potterne and Cannings
Bishops Canning
Name of Hundred not yet pulled:
Market Lavington
Parish Unknown

1332 Wiltshire Tax List

Extracted by Combs &c. Researcher David Vidler from "The Wiltshire Tax List of 1332," edited by D A Crowley; 1989, Wiltshire Record Society, publication 45, Salisbury Library:
Stephen de Coumbe - under-assessor for Salisbury
John atte Combe - Stourton, Hundred of Mere
John in la Combe - Stourton, Hundred of Mere
Robert on le Combe - Badbury, Hundred of Thornhill
William in le Coumbe - Chisledon, Hundred of Thornhill
John de Coumbe - Milbourne and Lea, Hundred of Chedglow
Maud atte Coumbe - Milbourne and Lea, Hundred of Chedglow
John de Coumbe - Newnton and Chedglow, Hundred of Chedglow
Richard atte Coumbe - Ashridge, Hundred of Ramsbury
Richard de Coumbe - Rockley, Hundred of Selkley
John de Combe - Brinkworth and Grittenham, Hundred of Startley
Ralph atte Coumbe - Over Wroughton, Hundred of Blackgrove
John de Coumbe - Gore, Hundred of Dole
Nicholas de Combe - Bemerton, Hundred of Branch
Roger, son of John de Combe - Combe, Hundred of Ham
Adam in the Coumbe - Corsley, Hundred of Warminster
Ralph in the Combe - Great Sutton, Hundred of Warminster
Nicholas in the Combe - Bradford, Hundred of Bradford
See Also
Early Combes of England
Combs &c. Visitations

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