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Reference 899:38
Covering dates 1680 - 1966
Held by Worcestershire Record Office
Source of acquisition 12124
These papers were bequeathed to the Archaeological Society by Lady Lort-Williams
Creators Lort-Williams family, Worcestershire; Williams, Lort-, family, Worcestershire

Contents:
C 630 deeds, leases, releases, conveyances, agreements, mortgages, abstracts of title, correspondence, assessments of land tax, plans, wills, letters of administration, indentures, insurance policies, birth and death certificates, programmes, menus, photographs, photograph albums and other papers concerning the Lort-Williams family and others.
Note Sir John Rolleston Lort-Williams was born in Walsall [West Midlands]. He went on to become a Barrister in London. Later he became a Judge (KC) in Bengal, India. He died in 1966.



[no title]  899:38/12124/1/i/1-14  1562-17[21]

Contents:
Deeds, conveyances, leases, releases, recovery, final concords and agreements concerning land and premises in the parishes of Dodderhill, Elmbridge, Hampton Lovett, Hartlebury, Elmley Lovett. Harrison, [Lynatt], Nash, Cooke, Moule, Pardoe, [Corne], Taylor, Tyler, Palmer, Wild, Lewis, [Sanders]. Saunders, Bourne, Penrice, [Wherwood], Hobday, Chellingworth, Watts, [Simpton], Attwood, Norris, Stillingfleet and Wheeler families.

[no title]  899:38/12124/1/ii/1-7  1680-[98]

Contents:
Deeds concerning properties and lands in the parishes of Elmbridge and Hampton Lovett. Penrice, Palmer, Bourne, Lowbridge, Cooke, Taylor, Smith, Hill, Manning, Danett, Vernon and Newborough families.

[no title]  899:38/12124/1/iii/1-12  1710-[40]

Contents:
Deeds, leases, releases, conveyances agreements concerning properties and land in the parishes of Elmbridge, Hampton Lovett and Upton Warren. Penrice, Davis, Cave, Stanton, Thompson, Wheeler, Lowbridge, Danett, Clutton, Ganderton, Hawford, Tolley, Moule, Amphlett, Holbecke, Cale and Shillingworth.

[no title]  899:38/12124/2/1-25  1750-83

Contents:
Deeds, mortgages, releases, leases, agreements, conveyances, abstracts of title concerning properties and land in the parishes of Elmbridge, Hampton Lovett, Elmley Lovett, Dodderhill and Bewdley. Penrice, Clutton, Williams, Savage, Heath, Bourne, Parker, Burnett, Rawlins, Ganderton, Langford, Bibbs, Andrews, Edwards, Pearman, Reynolds, Aggington, Harris, Palmer and Brookholding families.

[no title]  899:38/12124/3/1-13  1783-99

Contents:
Deeds, recovery, leases, releases concerning premises and land in the parishes of Elmbridge and Dodderhill. Penrice, Palmer, Smith, Martin, Savage, Heath, Parker, Pumfrey, Stokes, Gabb, Williams, Bearcroft and Tolley families.

[no title]  899:38/12124/4/i/1-28  1813-80

Contents:
Deeds, leases, releases, conveyances, covenant, agreements, demises, mortgages concerning premises and land in the parishes of Elmbridge, Hampton Lovett, Ombersley and [Bromsgrove]. Wilson, Holyoake, Heath, Pearman, Williams, Southall, Laslett, Thompson, Mence, Watkins, Moule, Bradley and Smith families.

[no title]  899:38/12124/4/ii/1-6  1918-36

Contents:
Conveyance, deeds, abstracts of title concerning land and premises known as Caves Farm, Chatley [in the parish of Ombersley]. Rea, Sheffield, Blakeway, Lort-Williams and Sandys families.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/1  [1960s]

Contents:
Correspondence concerning a mortgage for a parcel of land in the parish of Elmbridge concerning William Wilde, George Lawe and John Saunders. 1666. Typescript

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/2  1700

Contents:
Correspondence concerning land in Hampton Lovett for Thomas Pardoe.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/3-6  1759, 1769, 1783 and [19th cent]

Contents:
Bills and orders concerning land and premises in the parishes of Elmley Lovett and Hampton Lovett. Reynolds, Williams, Hill, [Chellingworth], Pumfrey and Holbecke families.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/7  [1761]

Contents:
[Order] concerning John Ganderton relating to land in [Elmbridge]

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/8  [1769]

Contents:
[Order] concerning Mary and John Ganderton relating to land in Elmbridge

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/9  [19th cent]

Contents:
Assessment of land tax concerning Elmbridge
The above lists land owners and occupiers within the parish.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/10-27  18th-19th cent

Contents:
Correspondence and other papers concerning land and premises in the parishes of Elmbridge, Elmley Lovett and Hampton Lovett

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/28  1844

Contents:
Charges concerning William Williams and Samuel Southhall relating to land and premises in the parishes of Hampton Lovett and Elmley Lovett.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/29  1857

Contents:
Charges concerning John Williams and others concerning mortgages etc, relating to land in Elmbridge.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/30  1857

Contents:
Notice of mortgage concerning Horton estate in [Hampton Lovett] and land in Chatley in Ombersley, concerning William Williams and Samuel Southall.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/31-32  1857

Contents:
Papers concerning Shooters Wood in the parish of Elmley Lovett.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/33-34  1858

Contents:
Real estate papers concerning the will of Richard Williams of [Elmley Lovett]

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/35  1859

Contents:
Papers concerning mortgages of land and premises in Elmbridge. Messers Morgan and Harvey Williams to Ralph Docker

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/36-41  1857-59

Contents:
Correspondence and other papers concerning Shooters Wood in Elmley Lovett.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/42-44  1911

Contents:
Certificates for Duties on Land Values concerning land in Elmbridge and [Dodderhill]

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/45-46  1827

Contents:
Plans showing the road to be used for wain carriages in Hampton Lovett. No Scale

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/i/47  [mid 19th cent]

The above is on tracing paper.

Contents:
Section of a map showing part of the parish of [Hampton Lovett]. No Scale

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/ii/1  1728

Contents:
Will of William Mole of [Woodcoate] in the parish of Bromsgrove. Will dated 1728. Proved 1730.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/ii/2  1786

Contents:
Will and administration papers of William Hyde, Dodderhill. Will dated 1786. Proved 1791

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/ii/3  1756

Contents:
Will of John Reynolds of Bewdley. Will dated 1756. Not proved.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/ii/4  1756

Contents:
Will of Richard Turner of Elmbridge. Will dated 1756. Not proved.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/ii/5  1817

Contents:
Will of John Tolley of Elmbridge. Will dated 1817. [Proved 1820]

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/ii/6  1727

Contents:
Will of Joseph Chellingworth of Droitwich. Will dated 1727. Not proved.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/ii/7  1793

Contents:
Will of Richard Heath of Hartlebury. Will dated 1793. Proved 1795.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/ii/8  1828

Contents:
Will of Thomas Comber Raybould of St John in Bedwardine, Worcester City. Will dated 1828. Proved 1828.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/ii/9  1851

Contents:
Will of William Williams of Ripperidge in the parish of Ombersley. Will dated 1851. Proved 1853.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/1  1812

Contents:
1 Will of Sarah Williams of Ombersley. Will dated 1812. Proved 1812.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/2  1812

Contents:
Will of William Ratcliffe of Leigh. Will dated 1812. Proved 1812.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/3  [1819]

Contents:
Will of John Williams of [Harford] in the parish of Ombersley. Will dated [1819]. Codicil dated 1820.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/4  1854

Contents:
Will of Richard Williams of Elmbridge. Will dated 1854. Proved 1858.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/5-6  [1754]

Contents:
Deeds concerning properties and land in the parish of Elmbridge

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/7  1760

Contents:
Attested copy of articles of agreement of marriage concerning Holbecke, Penrice and Amphlett families

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/8  1790

Contents:
Deed concerning land and premises at Elmbridge between [Brock and Williams families]

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/9  1803

Contents:
Bond for £400 concerning Richard Williams and John Williams of Elmbridge

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/10  1860

Contents:
Agreement concerning farm and land in the parish of Elmbridge concerning the Williams family

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/11  1904

Contents:
Schedule of deeds concerning New House Farm in Elmbridge. Mence, Williams and Lechmere families

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iii/12  1898

Contents:
Receipt from Droitwich Union Fire Insurance Society concerning New House Farm, Elmbridge. Concerning Harvey Williams

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/1  [!960s]

Contents:
Copy of the will and administration papers of Walter [Scot] of Elmley Lovett. Will dated 1612. Probate dated 1624.
Transcript

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/2  [!960s]

Contents:
Letters of administration of Marie Scott of Elmley Lovett. 1637.
Transcript

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/3  [!960s]

Contents:
Abstract taken from the will of Richard Williams of Kidderminster. 1693.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/4  [!960s]

Contents:
Abstract taken from the will of Thomas Williams of Droitwich. 1694

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/5  [!960s]

Contents:
Abstract of a final settlement concerning Peter King, John Blen[coe], Robert Tracey and Robert Dormer concerning land and premises in the parishes of Elmbridge, Dodderhill and Kidderminster. 1714
Typescript

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/6  [!960s]

Contents:
Abstract taken from the will of John Williams of Doddenham. Will dated 1723

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/7  [!960s]

Contents:
Abstract taken from the will of Richard Williams of Leigh. Will dated 1736

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/8  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy of the will of Richard Williams of Elmley Lovett. Will dated 1735. Probate dated 1735.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/9  [1960s]

Contents:
Indenture concerning land and premises in Madresfield relating to William Williams and Clement Lucas. 1750.
Typescript

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/10  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy will of William Williams of Beauchamp Court, Madresfield. Will dated 1784. Probate dated 1793.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/11  [1794]

Contents:
Will of Richard Williams of Cutnall Green in Elmley Lovett. Will dated 1794. Not proved.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/12  [1960s]

Contents:
Will of Richard Williams of Cutnall Green in Elmley Lovett. Will dated 1794. Not proved.
Typescript

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/13  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy will of Thomas Williams of Sneads Green in Elmley Lovett. Will dated 1787. Proved 1788.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/14  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy of the will of William Williams of Elmbridge. Will dated 1799. Proved 1799.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/15  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy of the will of Richard Williams of Elmley Lovett. Will dated 1807. Proved 1808.
Typescript

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/16  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy will of John Williams of Harford Hill in Ombersley. Will dated 1819. Proved 1822.
Typescript

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/17  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy will of John Williams of Barnards Green, Malvern. Will dated 1834. Probate 1836.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/18  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy will of John Williams of Cutnall Green in Elmley Lovett. Will dated 1847. Probate dated 1854

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/19  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy will of William Williams of Ripperidge, in Ombersley. Will dated 1850. Proved 1853.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/20  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy will of Richard Williams of Elmbridge.. Will dated 1855. Probate dated 1858.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/21  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy will of Thomas Williams of Sneads Green. Elmley Lovett. Will dated 1859. Probate dated 1860.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/22  [1918]

Contents:
Copy will of Abraham Williams of Pigeon House, Barnards Green, Malvern. Will dated 1879. Proved 1887.
Typescript

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/23  1884

Contents:
Codicil to the will of John James Williams of Derby.

[no title]  899:38/12124/5/iv/24  [20th cent]

Contents:
Copy will of Harvey Williams of Elmbridge. Will dated 1887. Proved 1887

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/1  1902

Contents:
Declaration of John Rolleston Lort-Williams of Westbourne Park Villas, London, Concerning the change of his name from John Rolleston Williams to Lort-Williams.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/2-3  1905 and 1908

Contents:
Discharge certificates from the Middlesex Imperial Yeomanry concerning John Rolleston Williams.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/4  [1921-22]

Contents:
Certificate granting John Rolleston Lort-Williams power and authority to fulfil and perform all things which arise in the said counsel.
The above gives no indication as to which counsel.?

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/5  1922

Contents:
Certificate of Standing to certify John Rolleston Lort-Williams was admitted into the Honourable Sociey called to the 'Degree of an Utter Barrister in Lincolns Inn, London'.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/6  1922

Contents:
Programme and dinner menu to celebrate the 'Five Hundred Years in one Abode in Lincolns Inn'. 5th December 1922.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/7  1922

Contents:
Programme concerning the Quincentenary Commemoration Banquet at Lincolns Inn. 5th December 1922.
Note the above contains a seating plan and list of guests.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/8  1922

Contents:
Certificate to celebrate the Five Hundred Anniversary of the Establishment of the Society upon the land known as Lincolns Inn, requesting the pleasure of J R Lort-Williams at a banquet held in Lincolns Inn Hall. 5th December 1922.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/9-10  1923-24

Contents:
Certificates concerning J R Lort-Williams for his commitment and good behaviour etc, for his duties [within his role as a Barrister in the Bourgh of Walsall]

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/11  [1927]

Contents:
Certificate issued to J R Lort- Williams appointing him Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Fort William Bengal, India.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/12  1928

Contents:
Certificate awarded by the Walsall Town Council to the Honourable Mr Justice Lort- Williams KC, upon his appointment as a Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Calcutta, India.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/13  1936

Contents:
Certificate entitled 'The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor', concerning the Knighthood upon John Rolleston Lort-Williams.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/14  1964

Contents:
Invitation requesting the pleasure of Sir John Rolleston Lort-Williams Q C to a Reception in the Royal Gallery, House of Lords on the occasion of the opening of the Michaelmas Sittings.
Printed

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/15  1881

Contents:
Birth certificate of John Rolleston son of Charles William Williams and Katherine Mary Williams (formerly Morris) at Walsall, Staffordshire on the 3 October 1881

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/16  1924

Contents:
Death certificate of Katherine Rolleston of Kensington, London. (Mother of John Rolleston Lort-Williams). Dated 3 June 1924.

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/17  1966

Contents:
Certificate of registration of the death of Sir John Lort-Williams [of Droitwich]. Dated 9 June 1966

[no title]  899:38/12124/6/18  [1909]

Contents:
Pamphlet entitled 'The Housing of the Working Class'-An address given by Mr J Lort-Williams, L. C. C.

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/1  [1902]

Contents:
Photograph album containing various photographs of Lort-Williams family events, places visited, including Nottingham Goose Fair, North Wales, Morris family, Middlesex Imperial Yeomanry.
Note There is a note inside the album saying 'Taken with a Brownie' 1902 and signed L-W.

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/2  [1902]

Contents:
Photograph album containing various photographs including London, North Wales, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and members of the Lort-Williams family.
Note There is a note inside album saying 'Taken with a Brownie' 1902 and signed L-W.

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/3  [1902]

Contents:
Photograph album containing various photographs of members of the Lort-Williams family including photographs taken at Beeston Regis [Norfolk], Walsingham Abbey [Norfolk], London, Kings Caple [Herefs], Dudley Zoo, Sandwich [Kent], Sark [Channel Islands], Sussex, Lynmouth [Devon], Sherringham [Norfolk], Elmbridge, Clovelly [Devon], Middlesex, South Africa and other places.
Note There is a note inside album saying 'Twelve Years of my Life'. John Lort-Williams.

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/4  1913-27

Contents:
Photograph album containing photographs of the Lort-Williams family and various places including Dudley Zoo, Maidenhead [Berks], Deal [Kent], Nottingham, Lynmouth [Devon], Morthoe [Devon], Sussex, Sherringham [Norfolk], The Mall, London (showing the return of the allied armies).

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/5  [1920s]

Contents:
Photograph album containing photographs of the Lort-Williams family and various places visited, including Channel Islands, London, Middlesex and India.

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/6  1923-25

Contents:
Photograph album containing photographs of the Lort-Williams family and places visited including Channel Islands, Sidmouth [Devon] and Kalimpong, India.

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/7-27  [1880s]-1920s

Contents:
Photographs of Lort-Williams family and various scenes taken in Britain, [Germany] and India.

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/28-29  1912

Contents:
Photographs showing celebrations on Empire Day of the members of the Rotherhide Conservative Working Mens Club.

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/30-31  1928

Contents:
Photographs showing a group of Judges of the [Syed Ameer Ali] in India.

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/32-33  1920s and [1950s]

Contents:
Photographs of [John Rolleston Lort-Williams]

[no title]  899:38/12124/7/34-35  [1920s-30s]

Contents:
Unidentified photographs possibly of the interior of the [House of Lords, London]?

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