From Norman Hidden's papers (this appeared under G.W.R (b), but does appear to HP to belong to 17HS)
John Goldsmith, gentleman.
Inquisition taken at Marlborough, 25th Aug., 16 Charles I  before John Sevyor, gent., escheator, after the death of John Goldsmith,
gent., by the oath of William Blissett, gent., 'John Fowler, senior, gent., John Clementes, gent., Aldam Winckworth, Edward West, William Faring/on, John Medcalfe, Thomas Glasse, John Fowler,
junior, Thomas Keynion, Thomas Trebretit Thomas Whiteade, and William Parrett, who say that John Goldsmith was seised of one capital messuage and farm situate in Avebury, called the Chauntrey Farme
of Bromham alias Rowses Farme, and the lands, meadows, .etc., etc., to the said messuage belonging, lately purchased of John Shuter, esq., one messuage in Penne within the parish of Hillmarton, and
divers lands, etc., in Penne and Hillmarton to the said messuage belonging, lately purchased of William Davys, yeoman ; one messuage in the tithing of Westbroke within the parish of Avebury called
Warwickes and i6£ acres of land thereto belonging, lately purchased of Arnold Childe, esq. ; one messuage, one garden, one orchard, one barn, and one close of pasture situate in Backhampton within
the parish of Avebury, in the tenure of Richard Felpes alias Bromham ; divers other lands in Backhampton, to wit, one acre of land abutting upon Sparkes close, 2 acres of land there abutting upon the
Farme there, 2 acres' of land lying between the land of Christopher Spencer and that late of William Griffin, deceased, 1 acre of land in Drove Furlonge, 1 acre of land in Boulsters Furlonge, 1 ½
acres of land in Shorte Courles, 1 acre 3 roods of land in Longe Courles, one acre of land called Gorbidge Acre, 2 acres 1 rood of land in Longe Landes, 2 half-acres of land abutting on the French
way and Robero Furlonge, 1 acre 1 rood of land in Robero Furlonge, 5 acres of land in Rannan, 3 other acres and one rood of land in Longe Landes, ½ acre of land abutting on Weste hill, 2 other
half-acres of land there, ½ acre of land abutting on the Create Linch, and 2 half-acres of land in Whitelands, lately purchased of John Truslow, gent., and which before that were the lands of William
Button, esq., one other messuage, and one acre of land and pasture in Hungerford in co. Berkes on the west part of the "Heigh Streete" there, lately purchased of the said John Truslow, gent.
The capital messuage and farm called the Chantry Farm of Bromham are held of the King as of his manor of East Greenwich in co. Kent, by
fealty, in free and common socage and by a yearly rent, and not in chief or by knight's service, and are worth per annum, clear, 40s. The premises in Penne and Hilmarton are held of the King as
of his manor of Hampsteed Marshall, sometime parcel of the possessions of the Earl Marshal of England, by knight's service, and are worth per annum, clear, 10s. The premises in the tithing of
Westbrooke are held of the King in fee farm as of his manor of Easte Greenwich in co. Kent, by fealty in free and common socage, by the yearly rent of 10s 9d., and are worth per annum, clear, 5s. The
premises in Avebury and Backhampton are held of William Earl of Hertford, as of his hundred of Selkeley, in socage by fealty, and are worth per annum, clear, 10s. The premises in Hungerford are held
of the lords of the borough or manor of Hungerford, by fealty and the rent of 2d., and are worth per annum, clear, 5s.
John Goldsmith died 12th April last past; Thomas Goldsmith, gent., is his son and next heir, and was then aged 26 years and more.
Inq. p.m., 16 Charles I, pt. 29, No. 39.