Enclosure Map 1798

The enclosure map and the Act itself will appear on this website in due course, and the preamble to the award appears below.

Plan of the new inclosed land in the parish of Wing in the County of Bucks as divided and allotted by the Commissioners on the Inclosure of the said Parish, together with the several Homesteads and Old Inclosures in and about the Village of Wing & the Hamlets of Ascott, Burcott & Crafton.

Each plot of land on the enclosure map is numbered in either red or black. Each number also appears on the key in both red and black – the red numbers match to the old enclosures (66.845 acres) while the black numbers matches to the new enclosures (3353.87 acres) – the total area enclosed was 3420 acres 2 rods 35 perches. The surveyor was William Collisson of Brackley and the official date of enclosure was 30 November 1798.

Colour No Proprietor Type Description Tenant New Acres New Rods New Perches Old Acres Old Rods Old Perches
R 1 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Rectory Homestead Yards Gardens &c         1 2 14
R 2 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Parsons Close         6   11
R 3 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Pightle         1 3 1
R 4 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Glebe Close           1 36
R 5 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Church Yard         1 2 31
B 8 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Glebe First Allotment   29 2 7      
B 9 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Glebe Third Allotment adjoining the Church Yard       38      
B 10 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Glebe Seond Allotment   56 2 12      
B 11 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Tythe First Allotment   35 2 24      
B 12 Revd Henry Jerome De Salis DD   Tythe Second Allotment   92 5 25      
R 6 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead Thos Elliott       2 1  
R 7 Earl of Chesterfield   Cottage and Garden John Young           20
R 8 Earl of Chesterfield   Part of Lower Close         1 2 13
R 9 Earl of Chesterfield   Home Close         1 2 24
R 10 Earl of Chesterfield   Another Close           3 8
R 11 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead & Close         3   25
R 18 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead Paul Newens         2 13
R 24 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead Stephen Shirley           19
R 38 Earl of Chesterfield   Tenement & Garden           1 30
R 42 Earl of Chesterfield   Smiths Shop and Close           1 38
R 43 Earl of Chesterfield   Two Tenements & Gardens             38
R 47 Earl of Chesterfield   Tenement and Garden             14
R 55 Earl of Chesterfield   Barn & Farm Yard           3 16
R 57 Earl of Chesterfield   Close         1 2 20
R 58 Earl of Chesterfield   Close         1   30
R 68 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead Wm Heley       1 3 28
R 69 Earl of Chesterfield   Home Close         1 3 3
R 70 Earl of Chesterfield   Tythe Barn & Yard at Ascott         1 1 0
R 71 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead Thos Stevens       1 1 16
R 72 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead J Prentice       1 2 38
R 73 Earl of Chesterfield   Home Close         1 2 32
R 74 Earl of Chesterfield   Close         2 1 15
R 78 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead & Close Rd Shackley       5 3 28
R 89 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead & Close at Burcott         5   8
R 105 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead &c John Culverhouse       1 1 12
R 109 Earl of Chesterfield   Bomer Mead Close late Deacles         2 2  
R 118 Earl of Chesterfield   Homestead and Close         1 3 24
R 120 Earl of Chesterfield   Burys Close         7 2 8
R 123 Earl of Chesterfield   The Pightle             35
B 45 Earl of Chesterfield   First Allotment for Tythes Ascott   217 1 21      
B 78 Earl of Chesterfield   Second Allotment for Tythes Ascott   24 1 34      
B 55 Earl of Chesterfield   Third Allotment for Tythes Billings Closes   6 2 2      
B 140 Earl of Chesterfield   Manorial Allotment Crafton   10 2 16      
B 1 Earl of Chesterfield   First Allotment for Land Wing Cowpasture   2 1 33      
B 2 Earl of Chesterfield   Second Allotment Wing Xxx   303 2 2      
B 3 Earl of Chesterfield   Third Allotment Wing Xxx   49 3 16      
B 101 Earl of Chesterfield   Fourth Allotment Wing Mead   74 2 17      
B 91 Earl of Chesterfield   Fifth Allotment Ascott   183 3 38      
B 100 Earl of Chesterfield   Sixth Allotment Ascott   48 3 25      
B 21 Earl of Chesterfield   Seventh Allotment Burcot   496 2 31      
B 20 Earl of Chesterfield   Eighth Allotment Burcot Green     1 23      
B 102 Earl of Chesterfield   Ninth Allotment Bone & Mead 15 2 2      
B 111 Earl of Chesterfield   Tenth Allotment Crafton Green &c   6 2 6      
B 139 Earl of Chesterfield   Eleventh Allotment Crafton   191 3 20      
B 56 Earl of Chesterfield   Twelvth Allotment Close at Wing late Harts   1 1 30      
B 16 Earl of Chesterfield   Thirteenth Allotment part of an Orchard at Burcott       30      
B 92 Earl of Chesterfield   Fourteenth Allotment Homestead &c at Ascott   4 2 22      
B 77 Earl of Chesterfield   Fifteenth Allotment part of a Close at Wing       35      
R 23 Revd H J De Salis DD Freehold Homestead and Close         2 0 29
R 53 Revd H J De Salis DD Freehold Cottage & Garden           1 3
B 75 Revd H J De Salis DD Freehold First Allotment   1 2 20      
B 76 Revd H J De Salis DD Freehold Second Allotment       35      
B 32 Robt Adams Freehold Allotment   39   22      
R 90 Robt Adams Copyhold Homestead           3 2
R 91 Robt Adams Copyhold Homestead & Close         2 1 26
R 107 Robt Adams Copyhold Homestead & Close late Thos Adams         4 1 27
R 108 Robt Adams Copyhold Home Close         4 2 25
B 17 Robt Adams Copyhold First Allotment for 60 acres Burcott Lower Green late Chappells     3 15      
B 35 Robt Adams Copyhold Second Allotment for 60 acres Burcott Lower Green late Chappells   10 1 31      
B 28 Robt Adams Copyhold Third Allotment for 60 acres Burcott lower Green late Chappells   27 2        
B 29 Robt Adams Copyhold Allotment for 15 acres another copy   11 2 24      
B 27 Robt Adams Copyhold Allotment for 15 1/2 acres late T Adams   11 1        
B 24 Robt Adams Copyhold First Allotment for 60 acres 4th copy       12      
B 25 Robt Adams Copyhold Second Allotment for 60 acres by homestead     1 8      
B 26 Robt Adams Copyhold Third Allotment for 60 acres   35 2 22      
B 31 Robt Adams Copyhold Allotment for 53 acres Peeles Copy   53 2 28      
B 30 Robt Adams Copyhold Allotment for 5 acres Ayres 6th copy   7 3        
R 92 Geo Wood & Isaac Gardiner Freehold Messuage Garden Yards & Home Close         8 2  
R 93 Geo Wood & Isaac Gardiner Freehold Close & Spinney         4   13
R 94 Geo Wood & Isaac Gardiner Freehold Homestead & Home Close         5 1 21
R 104 Geo Wood & Isaac Gardiner Freehold Farm Yard           2 25
B 43 Geo Wood & Isaac Gardiner Freehold First Allotment in Homeclose       13      
B 14 Geo Wood & Isaac Gardiner Freehold Second Allotment in Holymores   6 3 26      
B 15 Geo Wood & Isaac Gardiner Freehold Third Allotment Burcott Lower Green   3   25      
B 19 Geo Wood & Isaac Gardiner Freehold Fourth Allotment Burcott Upper Green       20      
B 42 Geo Wood & Isaac Gardiner Freehold Fifth Allotment Burcott   182 1 2      
R 106 Elizth Thorpe Pike Copyhold Homestead & Close         5   30
B 36 Elizth Thorpe Pike Copyhold Allotment for 12 acres etc 1st Copy   8 1        
B 37 Elizth Thorpe Pike Copyhold First Allotmt for 18 acres 2nd Copy   13 3        
B 23 Elizth Thorpe Pike Copyhold Second Allotmt for 18 acres 2nd Copy   2 2 7      
B 38 Elizth Thorpe Pike Copyhold Allotment for 4 acres 3rd Copy   3 0 36      
B 39 Elizth Thorpe Pike Copyhold Allotment for 20 acres 4th Copy   17 1        
B 40 Elizth Thorpe Pike Copyhold Allotment for 17 acres 5th Copy   19 2        
B 41 Elizth Thorpe Pike Copyhold Allotment for 27 acres 6th Copy   32 2        
R 110 Rogers Parker Esqr Freehold Homestead & Orchard         3 2 29
B 105 Rogers Parker Esqr Freehold First Allotment   2 1 13      
B 118 Rogers Parker Esqr Freehold Second Allotment   29 2 33      
B 119 Rogers Parker Esqr Copyhold Allotment for 15 acres 1st Copy   8 2        
B 120 Rogers Parker Esqr Copyhold First Allotment for the residue another Copy   12   14      
B 121 Rogers Parker Esqr Copyhold Second Allotment for the residue   57 3 3      
R 114 Wm Smart Esqr Freehold Homestead & Close         4 1 34
B 107 Wm Smart Esqr Freehold First Allotment   1   28      
B 117 Wm Smart Esqr Freehold Second Allotment   55   26      
B 126 Wm Smart Esqr Freehold Third Allotment   15 2 38      
R 113 Edwd Theed Esqr Freehold Homestead & Closes         9 2 8
R 125 Edwd Theed Esqr Freehold Cottage and Orchard           3 36
B 106 Edwd Theed Esqr Freehold First Allotment   2   32      
B 123 Edwd Theed Esqr Freehold Second Allotment   77 3 15      
B 124 Edwd Theed Esqr Freehold Third Allotment   15 3 37      
B 125 Edwd Theed Esqr Copyhold Allotment   22   30      
R 112 Thos Warner Freehold Homestead & Orchard         1 2 10
B 136 Thos Warner Freehold Allotment   68 3 21      
B 135 Thos Warner Copyhold Allotment   24 3 16      
B 130 Stephen Raymond Freehold Allotment   2   2      
R 115 Stephen Raymond Copyhold Homestead & Close         2 1 6
R 117 Stephen Raymond Copyhold Long Close         2   16
B 108 Stephen Raymond Copyhold First Allotment     1 15      
B 110 Stephen Raymond Copyhold Second Allotment       37      
B 131 Stephen Raymond Copyhold Third Allotment   24 1 14      
B 129 Stephen Raymond Copyhold Fourth Allotment   35 2 20      
R 122 Eleanor Fowler Freehold Homestead & Orchard         1 1 28
B 113 Eleanor Fowler Freehold First Allotment     1 30      
B 114 Eleanor Fowler Freehold Second Allotment   18 2 37      
B 137 Eleanor Fowler Copyhold Allotment         20 2 15
R 111 John Willison Freehold Homestead & Close         1 2 24
B 104 John Willison Freehold Allotment   70 2 29      
R 116 Trustees of Williams & Thompsons Freehold Homestead & Close         6 1 38
B 109 Trustees of Williams & Thompsons Freehold First Allotment   2 3 3      
B 116 Trustees of Williams & Thompsons Freehold Second Allotment   56   31      
B 122 Trustees of Sarah Belgrave Copyhold Allotment   23 2 27      
R 121 John Collins Millard Freehold House & Garden           1 21
B 112 John Collins Millard Freehold First Allotment   1 2 23      
B 46 John Ferneyhough & Maj? Cathrine Green Copyhold Allotment   44   23      
B 6 Stephen Shirley Copyhold Allotment   18 3 38      
B 134 Thos Woodman Senr Freehold Allotment     2 8      
B 133 Thos Woodman Senr Copyhold Allotment for late Dells   6   11      
B 132 Thos Woodman Senr Copyhold Allotment for another Copy   10   6      
R 16 Wm Stevens Freehold Homestead & Close           3 8
B 7 Wm Stevens Freehold Allotment   5 1 36      
B 5 Jacob Hurst Freehold Allotment   12 3 3      
R 103 Thos Elliott Copyhold Homestead           2 4
B 18 Thos Elliott Copyhold First Allotment for 5 acres     1 7      
B 48 Thos Elliott Copyhold Second Allotment for 5 acres   3 2 14      
B 49 Thos Elliott Copyhold Allotment for 4 acres 2nd Copy   3          
B 36 John Smith Freehold Allotment   6 3 17      
R 77 John Smith Copyhold Homestead & Orchard         1 3 12
R 76 John Smith Copyhold Close           2 22
B 87 John Smith Copyhold Allotment for 75 acres   46 3 30      
B 88 John Smith Copyhold Allotment for 30 acres   23 3 78      
B 95 Wm Minshul Esqr Copyhold Allotment   27 3 35      
B 99 Thos Hurndall Freehold Allotment   1 2 19      
R 80 Thos Hurndall & Ann Hurndall Copyhold Homestead and Orchard           3 8
R 81 Thos Hurndall & Ann Hurndall Copyhold Home Close         5 1 28
B 97 Thos Hurndall & Ann Hurndall Copyhold First Allotment   31 3 28      
B 98 Thos Hurndall & Ann Hurndall Copyhold Second Allotment   8 2 19      
R 79 Wm Lock Copyhold Homestead &c           2 10
B 93 Wm Lock Copyhold First Allotment   2   13      
B 94 Wm Lock Copyhold Second Allotment   13   21      
R 22 Wm Heley Freehold Homestead &c           1 15
B 62 Wm Heley Freehold Allotment   5 1 27      
R 21 Wm Heley Copyhold Homestead &c           1 26
B 63 Wm Heley Copyhold Allotment     3 26      
R 124 Robt Nichol Freehold Homestead & Orchard           3 11
B 138 Robt Nichol Freehold Allotment   1 1 4      
R 99 Wm Windmill Freehold Cottage and Garden           1 5
R 32 Wm Windmill Copyhold Cottage             5
R 29 Wm Windmill Copyhold House & Garden           1 6
R 48 Wm Windmill Copyhold Cottage & Garden             7
R 49 Wm Windmill Copyhold Cottage & Garden             7
B 67 Wm Windmill Copyhold Allotment for Cottage Common     2 37      
B 68 Wm Windmill Copyhold Allotment for half Cottage Common     1 19      
B 69 Wm Windmill Copyhold Allotment for 4 acres   1 1 26      
B 70 Wm Windmill Copyhold Allotment late Shackleys     1 21      
B 71 Wm Windmill Copyhold Allotment for Cottage & Buildings late Brasonton       25      
R 65 Trustees of Thos Heley Copyhold Cock Inn Yards and Gardens           1 39
R 64 Trustees of Thos Heley Copyhold Home Close           2 39
B 66 Trustees of Thos Heley Copyhold Allotment for 1 Ley & Cottage Common     3 20      
B 65 Trustees of Thos Heley Copyhold Allotment for 5 Leys   1          
B 64 Trustees of Thos Heley Copyhold Allotment for half an Acre     1 2      
B 57 John Hart Freehold First Allotment   3 1 32      
B 96 John Hart Freehold Second Allotment     1 7      
R 52 John Hart Copyhold Cottage & Garden             23
B 58 John Hart Copyhold Allotment for Homestead &c   1   11      
B 59 John Hart Copyhold Allotment for Close   1 1 16      
B 60 John Hart Copyhold Allotment for Cottage Common     3 19      
B 61 John Hart Copyhold Allotment for half Cottage Common     1 29      
R 20 Harry Heley Freehold Homestead & Orchard           2 4
B 50 Harry Heley Freehold Allotment for his Cottage Common & Purchases   2 3 27      
R 63 Henrietta Heley Freehold Cottage & Garden             10
R 39 Henrietta Heley Copyhold House and Orchard           1 33
B 51 Henrietta Heley Copyhold Allotment     3 33      
R 28 Thos Woodman Junr Copyhold Cottage & Garden             35
B 52 Thos Woodman Junr Copyhold Allotment     3 22      
R 40 Thos Sanders Copyhold Cottage & Garden             15
B 54 Thos Sanders Copyhold Allotment for half a Cottage Common     1 31      
R 44 Ann Heley Copyhold Cottage and Garden             15
B 53 Ann Heley Copyhold Allotment     1 31      
R 66 Geo Honour Freehold House & Orchard           2 12
B 72 Geo Honour Freehold Allotment     3 17      
R 67 Richd Starrup Freehold Cottage & Garden             30
B 73 Richd Starrup Freehold Allotment     3 29      
R 33 Joseph Lucas Copyhold House & Garden             30
B 74 Joseph Lucas Copyhold Allotment     2 3      
R 75 Wm Bone Freehold House and Garden             30
B 79 Wm Bone Freehold Allotment   1 1 34      
B 80 Wm Bone Copyhold Allotment for Cottage Common late Griffin   1   35      
B 81 Wm Bone Copyhold Allotment for Cottage Common late Burrows   1   35      
B 82 Wm Bone Copyhold Allotment for Cottage Common late Bevans   1   30      
B 83 Wm Bone Copyhold Allotment for Cottage Common late Cheshire & Hardwick   1   28      
B 84 Wm Bone Copyhold Allotment for Cottage Common late Northwood     2 19      
B 85 Wm Bone Copyhold Allotment for Cottage Common late Ricketts     2 21      
R 119 The Dean & Chapter of Christ Church College Oxford Freehold Helsthorpe Close         10 1 32
B 103 The Dean & Chapter of Christ Church College Oxford Freehold Allotment   1 0 33      
B 96a Wm Watkins Trustee of Wm Theed Freehold Allotment       36      
R 36 Churchwardens & Overseers of Wing Freehold Town House & Garden             18
R 37 Churchwardens & Overseers of Wing Freehold Town House & Garden           1 6
R 86 Churchwardens & Overseers of Wing Freehold Town House & Garden at Littleworth             15
R 88 Churchwardens & Overseers of Wing Freehold Town House & Garden at Littleworth             23
R 96 Churchwardens & Overseers of Wing Freehold Town House & Garden at Burcott             20
R 101 Churchwardens & Overseers of Wing Freehold Town House & Garden at Burcott             9
B 13 Churchwardens & Overseers of Wing Freehold Allotmt for Land & Common Rights for land exchag at Wingrave   5 3 18      
R 12 Wm Mortimer Freehold Close         3 1 13
R 13 Wm Mortimer Freehold Homestead & Close         3   11
R 14 Wm Mortimer Freehold Close late Bartons         1 1 28
R 15 John Brand & Wing Parish Freehold Cottage & Garden             13
R 17 Wm Radwell Freehold Cottage & Garden             22
R 19 Trustees of Wm Heley Freehold Cottage & Orchard           1 20
R 25 Dormers Charity   The Alms Houses           2 1
R 26 Francis Burrows Copyhold Cottage & Garden           2 10
R 27 Keen late Prentice   Cottage & Garden             29
R 30 Wm Griffin Copyhold House & Garden             37
R 31 James Bevan Copyhold Cottage & Garden           1 10
R 36 Francis Hardwick Copyhold Cottage & Garden             27
R 35 Wm Cheshire Copyhold Cottage & Garden             18
R 41 Wm Northwood Copyhold Cottage & Garden           1 31
R 45 Wm Mortimer Copyhold Cottage & Garden             20
R 46 Harry Bailey Copyhold Cottage & Garden             37
R 50 Guy Ricketts Copyhold Cottage & Garden           1  
R 51 John Luke late Deverell Copyhold Cottage & Garden           1  
R 34 Wm Battams Freehold Cottage & Garden           2 28
R 56 Abram Newland Freehold Close         2 1 26
R 59 Susan Heley Copyhold Cottage & Close           1 33
R 60 Danl Woodruff Freehold Cottage & Garden             17
R 61 John Heley Freehold Cottage & Garden             15
R 62 Wm Green Freehold Cottage & Garden             10
R 82 John Turner   Cottage & Garden at Littleworth             25
R 83 John Reynolds   Cottage & Garden at Littleworth             23
R 83a Joseph Clare   Cottage & Garden at Littleworth             23
R 84 Thos Prentice   Cottage & Garden at Littleworth             38
R 85 Robt Pipkin   Cottage & Garden at Littleworth             24
R 87 Richd Dimmock   Cottage & Garden at Littleworth           1  
R 95 Cook & Bateman Freehold Cottage & Garden             12
R 97 Daniel Elliott Freehold Cottage & Garden             16
R 98 Daniel Heady Freehold Cottage & Garden             20
R 100 Wm Scott Copyhold Cottage & Garden           1 4
R 102 Wm Abbott Copyhold Cottage & Garden             9
R 126 Wing Parish   Cottage & Garden at Crafton             12
B 89 Gravel Pitts Copyhold First allotment in Smiths   1   26      
B 47 Gravel Pitts Copyhold Second Allotment in Ferneyhough’s   1   24      
B 34 Gravel Pitts Copyhold Third Allotment in Adams’s     3 2      
B 127 Gravel Pitts Freehold Fourth Allotment in Smarts     3 13      
B 128 Gravel Pitts   Fifth Allotment adjoining Lord Chesterfields Enclosures     3        
B 44 Marl Pitts   First Allotment in Ld Chesterfields first Tythe Allott     3 2      
B 22 Marl Pitts   Second Allotment in Ld Chesterfields 7th Allottmt   1   6      
B 4 Poor for Fuell   Allotment for Wing & Crafton by Ld Chesterfields Second Allotment   5          
B 33 Poor for Fuell   Allotment for Burcott in Adams Copyhold   2 2        
B 90 Poor for Fuell   Allotment for Ascott in Ld Chesterfields 5th Allotment   2 2        
  [unnumbered] Poor for Fuell   The Several Roads   63   23      
  [unnumbered] Geo Parkhust Esqr   An Allotment adjoining his inclosure at Tinkers-sole not on the Plan   3 1 16      

Wing Inclosure Award – Preamble

NB – the latter part of the preamble was very difficult to read due to the clarity of the photograph I have of it

To all to whom this present Award or Instrument in Writing shall come, Edward Platt of Lidlington in the County of Bedford, Thomas Gostelow of Ampthill in the said County of Bedford and John Fellows of Foscot in the County of Buckingham Gentlemen Commissioners named and appointed in and by a certain act of parliament made and passed in the thirty-seventh year of the reign of his present Majesty King George the third, entitled “An Act for dividing allotting and inclosing the open and common arable Fields of Common Meadows Commons and Waste Lands within the parish of Wing in the County of Bucks”[transcript to come] And also The Right Honorable Philip Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield, The Right Honourable Reverend Father in God George Lord Bishop of Lincoln, The Reverend Henry Jerome de Salis D.D. Vicar of the said parish, Rogers Parker of Munden in the County of Hertford Esquire, William Minshull of Aston Clinton in the County of Bucks Esquire, Robert Adams of Burcot in the said parish of Wing Yeoman, Elizabeth Thorpe Pike of Bennett Street St James in the County of Middlesex Spinster, Thomas Warner of Great Brickhill in the County of Bucks Gentleman, Stephen Shirley of Wing aforesaid Yeoman, John Hart of Wing aforesaid Yeoman, William Windmill of Wing aforesaid Victualler, George Honour of Wing aforesaid Labourer, Richard Harrap of the Phoenix Fire Office in the City of London Carman, Elizabeth Williams of Russell Court Drury Lane in the County of Middlesex Widow and Robert Williams of Princes Street in the City of London Executor and Executrix appointed in ? by the last Will and Testament of Thomas Williams deceased and also Trustees and Guardians of Thomas Williams an infant, Rebecca Hamlyn of Plymouth in the County of Devon the only surviving Executrix of the last surviving Trustee under a certain indenture made upon the marriage of Thomas and Elizabeth Tompson also deceased and George Moore of Cheapside in the City of London Linen Draper a person legally appointed by Thomas Tompson of Halifax in America the oldest son and heir at law of the said Thomas Tompson deceased, parties hereto for the purposes of making the several Exchanges as hereinafter mentioned.

And greeting Whereas it was in and by the beforementioned Act of Parliament amongst other things recited, That there were within the parish of Wing in the County of Bucks certain open and common arable Fields Common Meadows Commons and Waste Lands containing in the whole by Statute Measure three thousand four hundred and two acres or thereabouts over and above all the old Inclosures Orchards and Homesteads within the said Parish and that the said Philip Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield was Lord of the Manor of Wing aforesaid and as such intitled to the right of soil in and on the said Commons and Waste Lands and was also the Impropriator of the impropriate Rectory of the said parish of Wing and intitled to all the Great Tithes of the Hamlets of Wing Ascot and Burcot within the same parish And also to certain small and privy Tithes which said small and privy Tithes had been anciently compounded for in money And was also the patron of the vicarage of the said parish And that the said Henry Jerome de Salis was Vicar of the said parish and as such intitled to the great Tithes of the Hamlet of Crafton within the same parish and to certain glebe Lands and small Tithes within the same parish

And after further reciting as therein is recited It is amongst other things enacted That the said Edward Platt Thomas Gostelow and John Fellows and their Successors to be elected as in and by the said Act is mentioned should be and they were appointed Commissioners Subject to the Rules Orders and Directions in and by the said Act directed established and appointed and that it should be lawful for the said Commissioners and their Successors to be appointed in manner therein mentioned or any two of them and they are thereby fully authorised and impowered to execute do and perform all and every and any act matter or thing by the said act authorised to be done or performed by the said Commissioners and that every act matter or thing which should be done by any two of the said Commissioners or their Successors should be as valid and effectual to all Intents and purposes as if all the said Commissioners therein appointed and their Successors to be appointed as aforesaid had been present and had done executed and performed the same with a proviso that no person should be capable of acting as a Commissioner in the Execution of the powers given by the said Act (Except the power of giving notice of their first meeting for putting the said Act into Execution and of administering the Oath to each other) until he should have taken and subscribed the Oath by the said Act directed to be taken and subscribed.

And whereas the said Commissioners or the major part of them did give due notice as directed in and by the said Act of their first meeting for putting the same into Execution and accordingly met in pursuance of such notice at the House of John Wood known by the Sign of the Cock Inn in Wing aforesaid on Monday the eighth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven and having at such meeting severally taken and subscribed the Oath in and by the said Act directed to be taken and subscribed and the said Oath so taken and subscribed by each Commissioner is hereto annexed to the Intent the same may be inrolled in the same place as being to whom such powers the same may belong. And also that the same xxx xxx and xxxx properly xxxx or xxxx any of the Allotments heretofore set out or through or xxx any of the old Inclosures within the said parish or which substitute or make a part of a xxxx xxxx of any Allotment or old Inclosure shall be xxx and xxx and xxx xxx xxx kept sufficiently cleansed? for the purposes of surveying the xxx xxx the same xxx it has xxx and the xxx to the xxx and performed by and at the expense of the several Owners of the Estates for the time being xxx or xxx which the same do pass or which constitute a part of the xxx xxx as aforesaid.

And the said Commissioners having in further pursuance of the said Act taken into consideration the Charges and Expenses attending the xxx and passing the said Act and carrying the same into Execution and all other costs incident thereto to the time of executing this Act & Award and also the several Rates made by them and levied upon the several proprietors have caused the same to be xxx in a Book pursuant to the execution of the said Act to be kept with this the Award in a Box or Chest wherein the papers and books belonging to the said Parish are usually kept To the end that recourse may be had to the same at all reasonable times by any person or persons interested in the said Inclosure.

In Witness whereof the said Commissioners and the several other persons parties hereto have to this present Award or Instrument in Writing set their Hands and Seals the thirtieth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight.