Cowley

Rapsgate Hundred

Assessment
1671:TNA, E179/247/13, 29v
William Boyce, constable
Cowley is missing from the 1672 assessment, presumably having been on the missing membrane. The assessment used here lacks the beginning, which was at the bottom of the membrane. The ancient parish of Cowley included part of the village of Birdlip.
Exemptions
Certificate: TNA, E179/116/544/172
Date:8 June 1672
Signed By:Thomas Lloyd, curate
William Randell & Thomas Randell, churchwardens
Authorised by:John Georges & William Bourchier
Also signed by William Royce, constable.
The exemption certificate, which relates to the 1672 assessment, omits Edward Arter and Matthew Mills was deleted from the certificate before it was certified by the justices.

Cowley

The beginning is lost.
Richard Mills2
Widow Mills1
William Woodrofe1
Joane Skinner1
Thomas Randell1
James Turner1
31

Stockwell, Birdlip

Richard Fort
Thomas Randell
John Randell
John Browne
The remainder is lost.

Exemptions

James Cole1
Eleanor Dance1
Widow Browne1
Widow Wheeler1
Richard Steevens1
Thomas Bleake1
Thomas Mills1
John Cole1
Mathew Mills2
Edmund Arters1