Milton, a parish in the hundred of Ock, county of Berks, 3-1/2 miles southwest of Abingdon, containing 421 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Berks, and diocese of Salisbury, ... and in the patronage of the Dean and Canons of Christ Church, Oxford, on the demise of the present incumbent, and another individual named in the will of the late Rev. J. G. Warner. The church is dedicated to St. Blaise. The Rev. J. G. Warner, late rector, gave the dividends on certain property in the public funds, for the education of poor children of the parish; the income is about £67 per annum, for which twenty of each sex are taught on the National system. The manor-house was erected by Inigo Jones..." (Lewis, 1830)... lies abt 9 miles northeast of Sparsholt (See also Parishes within 11 miles of Sparsholt, Berks).
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1623 Wills and Administrations. John COMBE, Milton [no further entry] (Extracted by Combs Researchers Joe Kendalll and Denise Mortorff from "The Index Library Index to Wills Proved and Administrations Granted In the Court of the Archdeacon of Berks 1508-1652," ed. by W.P.W. Phillimore. London. British Record Society Limited. 1893, p. 42)
1627 Thomas COOMBE,* Milton M.109 (Extracted by Combs Researchers Joe Kendalll and Denise Mortorff from "The Index Library Index to Wills Proved and Administrations Granted In the Court of the Archdeacon of Berks 1508-1652," ed. by W.P.W. Phillimore. London. British Record Society Limited. 1893, p. 43, *Also in P.C.C.)
1627 Thomas* COOMBE or COOME, Milton M. 109. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Joe Kendalll from "British Record Society. New Series. Vol.8. London, 1995," which includes Berkshire, England Wills and Administrations 1508-1652) [See also COMBE. Joe is checking further re: this reference.]
Notes: Another reference to Milton, Berks, is found in the source, ""Court of Request" (No Author. No Date, a typed manuscript) extracted by Combs Researchers Joe Kendalll and Denise Mortorff, is an index that includes, Vol. 7, No. 2, p. (cut off at bottom of page):
"William COMBE (COOMBE) of Milton and Eleanor, his wife (Berks.), 190/52. (no date included)
22 May 1662 Oxfordshire (no parish ). HIGGS, Barton of South Stoke m. COMBE, Mary of Milhr [Milton?] Berks (Extracted by Combs researcher Denise Mortorff from FHC microfilm 1239477, Oxford County marriages 1538-1754, females, Combe)
Notes: IGI indicates some records for this parish have been filmed. Not yet extracted.
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