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Dictionary of Traded Goods and Commodities, 1550-1820
Sheep - Sheppick Sheep [shepe; shep; sheepe] Note that the term ... as in '16 p'r mens Cull'rd Sheepe' [Inventories (1679)]. The sheep ... bred on Romney Marsh...
A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3, Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) Including Crawley New Town
there are reckoned then to have been between 1,000 and 2,000 sheep. 84 The downs ... rights for 26 sheep on the Edburton tenant down. 95 There was also common ... in the ecclesiastical parish 27 cattle and colts...
A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 9, Chesterton, Northstowe, and Papworth Hundreds
cattle for each 25-a. yardland, besides 2 on the moor, and 4 sheep per ... John Hinde's flock of 700 sheep often trespassed over the border ... to common 2 cows and 10 sheep for every 30 a. of...
Register and Records of Holm Cultram
He also introduced the breed of Southdown sheep Before a free use of salt ... The land is well adapted for sheep. The wheat crop is generally light, ... does not from expense preclude the use of...
A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 10, Cheveley, Flendish, Staine and Staploe Hundreds (North-Eastern Cambridgeshire)
was often worked. Its tenant, John Aves, bred Southdown sheep, probably ... the Pictos' demesne had a flock of 100 sheep and one plough. 97 The later Temple ... it with a plough, 6 oxen, and 120...
Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry V: Volume 2, 1419-1422
lying under the 'Southdowne,' 1 acre upon the 'Westdowne' a common of pasture in 'Est Tillebery' for 52 sheep, a marsh in 'Est Tillebery' called
A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 6
was brought into cultivation. 53 Much importance was attached to folding sheep on arable land. 54 The 118 sheep recorded in Westley in the 11th century ... of Cambridge, a clerk, liberty of fold for 200 ...
A History of the County of Stafford: Volume 5, East Cuttlestone Hundred
and 2,000 head of Southdown sheep. 28 There were 700 acres in regular ... been improving the breed of grey-faced hornless sheep, native to Cannock Chase,
A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 2, Bramber Rape (North-Western Part) Including Horsham
more than 500 a. later, a two-course rotation may be indicated. The ninth of sheep and of lambs was well below that of sheaves in value, suggesting that sheep ... 77 A minority of farmers kept small flocks of...