A History of STOKE GIFFORD & Nearby Parishes
Edited by Adrian Kerton
Harry Stoke or Paddocks Farm
Ros Broomhead writes that Harry Stoke took its name from Harris de Filton who once owned it. (I am unable to find any reference to Harris de Filton. -Ed ) There were 3 manors in the parish of Stoke Gifford. The Giffards and Berkeleys held Stoke and Walls. Harry Stoke was a separate manor held by Aldred in Saxon times, Theobald in Norman times and the Blount and De Filton families in mediaeval times. The Berkeleys bought it in the l6th century.
Journal of the Bath and West and Southern Counties Society for the Best form on the 2nd day of the show
1. £10 T Glencross The Paddocks , Stoke Gifford Bristol, bay gelding Monarch
The Paddocks, formerly Harry Stoke Farm ©R Davis