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Title:The Hundred of Shebbear in Early Times
Originator:Reichel, O. J.
Date:1928 - 1938
Summary:Orleigh, or Leghe, was one of the estates given to Tavistock Abbey in the 10th century by the founder Ordulf in right of his wife, Abina. It is not mentioned among the abbey's possessions in 1086, possibly being assessed with Abbotsham or Wrdieta, (Goldsworthy), but it is enumerated in 1193 in the confirmation charter of Celestine III. The family of Dacus or le Deneys were early tenants under the abbey. Early descents given.

Associated Monuments (37)

MDV18921Alwington (Monument)
MDV11841Annery House, Monkleigh (Building)
MDV18928Appledore (Monument)
MDV283Beaford, Woolleigh Barton (Building)
MDV18918Bideford (Monument)
MDV18895Bulkworthy Settlement (Monument)
MDV18914Cockington, Alwington (Monument)
MDV18941Dunsbear (Monument)
MDV18891East Putford (Monument)
MDV18901Frizenham, Little Torrington (Monument)
MDV18893Galsworthy (Monument)
MDV18926Great Huxhill, Weare Gifford (Monument)
MDV297Great Potheridge House, Merton (Building)
MDV74627Hankford, Bulkworthy (Monument)
MDV11959Huish Barton (Building)
MDV11822Landcross Manor House (Monument)
MDV18906Little Torrington (Monument)
MDV13836Little Torrington, Huntshaw Barton (Monument)
MDV11960Lovistone Barton, Huish (Building)
MDV41944Merton, Potheridge Manor (Monument)
MDV18907Newton St. Petrock (Monument)
MDV18915Northam (Monument)
MDV516Orleigh Court (Building)
MDV11952Owlacombe (Building)
MDV11685Parkham, West Goldworthy (Building)
MDV18931Petrockstow (Monument)
MDV17123Roborough, Fedaven Manor (Monument)
MDV11951Roborough, Great Barlington (Monument)
MDV18896Sedborough (Monument)
MDV16845Shebbear Manor (Monument)
MDV15904South Buckland Manor (Monument)
MDV11962Speccott Barton, Merton (Monument)
MDV18894Stowford (Monument)
MDV18905Taddiport (Monument)
MDV11715Twigbeare Farmhouse, Peters Marland (Monument)
MDV11714Week Barton, Peters Marland (Monument)
MDV74604Winscott, Alwington (Monument)