Penryn Cornwall Website Banner


"The Bishop has 1 manor which is called Treliwel (Treliver) which Bishop Leuric held T.R.E. and it rendered geld for 1 1/2 hides.  Twenty teams can plough this.  Thereof the Bishop has in demesne half a hide and the villeins have 1 hide and 12 ploughs.  There the Bishop has 30 villeins and 4 bordars and 4 serfs and 5 unbroken mares and 2 cows and 30 sheep and 60 acres of Woodland and of pasture 2 leagues in length and 2 in breath.  This manor is worth 4li."

(from The Book of Falmouth & Penryn, by Bob Dunstan)