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Reference HA61
Covering dates 16th-25th century
Held by Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch
Extent 2 sub fonds
Source of acquisition Acc.no 436
Creators Loraine family, baronets, of Bramford Hall, Suffolk

Contents:
Estate as family and personal records
A. ESTATE RECORDS
I. Bramford
(a) Title Deeds
(b) Mortgages
(c) Leases
(d) Management of Estate and general papers
(e) Bramford School
(f) Historical and descriptive notes
(g) Maps and lans
II. Estates outside Suffolk
(a) Northumberland
(b) 7 Montagu Square
(c) 30 Redcliffe Square
(d) Twywoll Estate, Northants.
(e) Markyate Cell
(f) Natal
III. Mixed Papers (re Estates and some Personal) including Miscellaneous Maps
B. FAMILY AND PERSONAL RECORDS
I. Caroline Acton
(a) Caroline Acton - Personal
(b) Caroline Acton's Estates in London, Cockfield, Lawshall, etc.
II. Charles Acton Broke
III. Broke Family - kept by Frederica Broke, Lady Loraine
IV. Ekins Family
V. Wm. Chas. Loraine
VI. Sir Lambton Loraine
(a) Contents of small tin box labelled: "Sir L. Loraine, Bart."
(b) Baronetage Papers
(c) Other Institutional Interests and Activities
(d) Note and Account Books
VII. Henrietta Loraine
VIII. Loraine Pedigree



ESTATE RECORDS  [no ref. or date]

Bramford  [no ref. or date]

Title Deeds  [no ref. or date]

Bundle marked "A. Old writings AD.1595 to 1653. Manors called Beverlies cum Normans, Ficketts and Waylands in Bramford - purchased by Wm. Acton of Ipswich in 1595 from Wm. Borlas for £1300."  HA61/436/266-271  1595-1653

Bargain and sale (for £1300) by Wm. Borlas, Esq. of Medmenham, Bucks., to Wm. Acton, clothier, of Ipswich of manors etc. of Beverlies and Normans, Fficketts and Waylands in Bramford.  HA61/436/267  10 Nov 1595

Quit claim and release by Wm. Borlas, Esq. of Medmenham, Bucks., to Wm. Acton, clothier, of Ipswich of manors etc. of Beverlies cum Normans, Fficketts and Waylands in Bramford.  HA61/436/266  29 Sept 1596

Two halves of final concord by Wm. Borlas and wife, Mary, (for £200) to Wm. Acton for manors of Beverlies cum Normans and Fficketts and Waylands and 160 acres land, 20 acres meadow, 20 acres pasture, 10 acres wood and 20s. rent in Bramford.  HA61/436/268  Sept 1596

Covenant to levy a fine by John Acton, Esq. of Bramford and Thomas Waller, Esq. of Gray's Inn and Thos. Dade, gent. of Suffolk by fine to be levied by next Trinity  HA61/436/270  24 April 1653

Deed has small pieces torn out.

Contents:
Concerning manors of Beverlies, Normans, Fficketts and Wayland; messuage by road to Needham Market in Bramford and lands called Mousebrooke, Sagehill, Fishers and Brakefield; land in Carters Field (lately occupied by John Acton); 2 acres in Trapnells (lately occupied by John Acton); one piece of meadow in Bramford; Birds, Brownes and Oxlands (occupied by John Acton and John Rivers); 5 acres (in 3 pieces) in Ducklemore Field; Thorrelds, Lambes Close and Longe Pightell (occupied by Edmund Potto); Trapnells (occupied lately by Richard Lylly, now by John Acton); lands lately John Mann's (now John Acton and Phyllis Sherwood); Jollyboyes and Aldermarsh (occupied by John Acton); ½ of Scotterlands of late John Ralfe (now occupied by Phyllis Dwight the younger); 4 pieces of marsh or meadow (of which 1 is about 1 acre in marsh of Mrs. Alston, widow, occupied by Robt. Holmes, and of which 3 pieces are about 6 acres); messuage Damsels, sometime Brakes, etc. lately purchased of Ed. Refe; and all property of John Acton in Bramford and Blakenham-on-the-Hill.

Final concord by John Wrighte and wife Suzanna, Robt. Sparrowe and Joan Grenewich (for £120) to John Acton, gent. for tithes of all grain, shocks, etc. in Wherstede, Suffolk.  HA61/436/269  6 Sept 1618

Final concord by John Cole and wife Mary (for £41) to John Courtois, Esq. and wife Gertrude for 1 messuage, 1 barn, 1 garden, 1 orchard and 3 acres land etc. in Bramford.  HA61/436/271  c Mar 1651

Bundle marked: "B. Bramford Manor. The Manor of Bramford purchased by Wm. Acton of Ipswich in 1611 from John Eldred and Wm. Whitmore for £960."  HA61/436/516-518  1611/12; 1641/42

Bargain and sale (for £960) by John Eldred and Wm. Whitmore, Esqs. of London to Wm. Acton, gent., of Ipswich of manor of Bramford with its rents and rights and property.  HA61/436/516  20 Jan 1611/12

Contents:
With copy.

Exemplification of the Royal grant of the manor of Bramford to John Eldred and Wm. Whitmore.  HA61/436/517  Given 11 June 1612; Witnessed 2 March 1613

Contents:
Seal intact and clear. With copy.

Exemplification of the verdict: Gertrude Bacon (John Curtis, attorney) v. James Bacon, Jane Bacon, Wm. Rawffe and Roger Rawffe - trespass in Bramford.  HA61/436/518  12 Feb 1641/42

Bundle marked: "No.10. Old writings 1595-1622. Lamb's Close, Thorold's Close, Land in Ducklemore Field and Carter's Field purchased by John Acton in 1622 from John Carter and others for £220."  HA61/436/260-265  1595-1622

Bargain and sale (for satisfactory sum) by Wm. Borlas, Esq. of Bockmore in Medmenham, Bucks. to John Carter, clerk, of Bramford and wife Hester of 16 acres in Bramford  HA61/436/265  1 Nov 1595

Contents:
Toralds or Thoralds Close (occupied by John Carter), 3 acres (Lambes Close) and cottage (occupied by Margaret Grey, widow), 3 acres, land at Ducklemore Pytt, land at Cleypitts (last 3 pieces occupied by John Carter), ½ acre at Selotts Hill (occupied by John Campell, blacksmith).

Deed poll of conveyance by Wm. Borlas, Esq. of Bockmore in Medmenham, Bucks. to John Carter, clerk, of Bramford and wife Hester of property in Bramford as sold by indenture of 1 Nov. 1595.  HA61/436/260  3 Nov 1595

Final concord of Wm. Borlas (for £21) to John Carter and wife Hester for 1 messuage, 2 gardens, 26 acres land, 1 acre meadow and 2 acres pasture in Bramford.  HA61/436/264  c Apr 1612

Bargain and sale (for £220) by John Carter, clerk, of Belstead and Hester, his wife, and Bezaleell Carter, clerk, of Canham (Cavenham?) Suffolk and Anne, his wife, to John Acton, gent., of Ipswich  HA61/436/261  24 June 1622

Contents:
3 acres, 1 messuage and cottage in Bramford (Lambes Close), 16 acres (lately divided) called Torrolds Close or Thorols Close, 3 roods in Ducklemore Field, 1 acre in Carters Field.

Deed poll of grant and enfeoffment (for £26) by John Carter, clerk, of Belstead to John Acton, gent., of Ipswich of 2 acres in Ducklemore Field, Bramford and 1 acre 3 roods in Ducklemore Field, purchased by John Carter, 7 Sept. 1615.  HA61/436/262  8 August 1622

Two halves of final concord of John Carter, clerk, and wife Hester and Bezaleel Carter, clerk, and wife Anne to John Acton, gent. for 2 messuages, 2 gardens, 1 orchard, 16 acres arable, 2 acres meadow, 5 acres pasture in Bramford.  HA61/436/263  c Jun 1622


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Bundle marked: "No.11. Old writings AD.1580-1622. Tympley or Lewes Meadow purchased by John Acton in 1630 from Sir Richard Broke and others for £240."  HA61/436/496-501  1580-1622

Deed poll of conveyance by John Walwoorthe (at instance of Richard Southall alias Southaugh and wife Eliz.) to John Tympley, Esq. and wife Alice and Son Roger Tympley and James Roodys of 4 acres of meadow in Bramford called Lewesinsdele.  HA61/436/500  12 June 1484

Bond for 20 marks by Wm. Forthe of Hadley, Suffolk to Edmund Withypoll, Esq. of Ipswich for 10 years peaceful enjoyment by Withypoll of 4 acres in Bramford, Temperley Meadow (occupied by Henry Cooke).  HA61/436/496  10 June 1580

Contents:
Marked: "See this lease 1759".

Bond for £100 by Wm. Forthe, gent., of Hadleye, Suffolk, to Edmund Withipoll, Esq. of Ipswich for conveyance by 1 July next by John Coke of Rocheford, Essex (at wish of Wm. Forthe) of Timpley Meadow (4 acres) (occupied by Henry Coke) in Bramford to Withipoll.  HA61/436/497  10 June 1580

(Both halves of indenture) Bargain and sale (for sum erased) by John Coke, gent. of Rocheford, Essex to Edmund Withipoll Esq. of Ipswich of 4 acres in Bramford, Timpley Meadow, formerly Lewes Meadow (occupied by Henrie Cooke).  HA61/436/498  16 June 1580

Bargain and sale (for £240) by Sir Wm. Withipoll, kt. of Ipswich, Sir Chas. Le Gros, kt. of Crostwick, Norfolk, Sir Richard Brooke, kt. of Nacton, Suffolk, Sir Isaac Jermy, kt. of Ipswich, John Clench, Esq. of Burgh, Suffolk and Myles Ferneley, Esq. of Sutton, Suffolk to Wm. and Nath. Acton, younger sons of John Acton Esq. of Bramford, of 4 acres in Bramford, Timpley or Lewes Meadow (occupied by John Elliott of Thurleston).  HA61/436/499  25 Jan 1631/32

Contents:
Signed and sealed by the vendors.

Bargain and sale (as will of father John Acton, dated 2 Oct. 1661 and for 5/-) by Wm. and Nath. Acton, gents., of Bramford to their brother John Acton, Esq. of Bramford of Timpley Meadow.  HA61/436/501  13 July 1662

Unlabelled Bundle  HA61/436/148-153  1614-31

Bargain and sale (for £110) by Thos. Wentworth, K.B., Lord Wentworth of Nettlestead, Suffolk to Richard Lylly, yeoman, of Bramford of 18 acres (Trapnells) in Bramford.  HA61/436/150  8 Sept 1614

Grant and enfeoffment (for £110) by Thos. Wentworth, kt. to Richard Lylly of Bramford of 18 acres (Trapnells) in Bramford.  HA61/436/149  9 Sept 1614

Covenant to the uses of a fine (last Michaelmas) by Thos. Wentworth, Lord Wentworth and wife Lady Anne  HA61/436/151  17 Sept 1614

Contents:
For conveyance to John Tan, yeoman, Wm. Heymer, gent. and Richard Lyllie of Bramford, yeoman, of 3 acres land at Holme Meadow, Bramford and 18 acres land (Trapnells).

Bargain and sale (for £100) by Richard Lillye, yeoman, of Bramford to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford of 18 acres in Bramford (Trapnells).  HA61/436/153  28 April 1631

Deed poll of grant and enfeoffment by Richard Lillye, yeoman, of Bramford, Suffolk, to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford of 18 acres in Bramford (Trapnells).  HA61/436/152  28 April 1631


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Gift and grant by John Acton, gent., of Bramford to Thos. Moswell, gent., of Bramford of 2 acres land and 3 acres meadow in Bramford.  HA61/436/148  11 April 1615

Bundle marked: "No.1. Old writings A.D. 1601-1634. Land called The Fennes (10 acres) and High Rutters (20 acres) purchased by John Acton in 1634 for £200."  HA61/436/121-130  1601-1634

Memorandum of promise of freehold and copyhold in manors of Normans, Beverlies and Weylands, Bramford (to which Wm. Synes, shoemaker, of Colchester, Essex, surrendered all rights) by Wm. Bloyse, elder, and son Wm. Bloyse to Francis Colborne (at reasonable rent to be fixed) if John Lyllie, sailor, of Bryckelsea (Brightlingsea), Essex, shall not have paid a certain sum to Francis Colborne by St. Michael's day.  HA61/436/121  6 August 1601

Bond for 200 marks by Erasmus Nicolls, gent., of Bramford, Suffolk to John Man of Stoke near Ipswich to abide by terms in deed of feoffment by Nicolls to Man.  HA61/436/123  20 June 1601

Deed poll of quit claim and release by Phillip Nicolls, gent., of Bramford, Suffolk to John Mann, merchant, of Stoke near Ipswich for property granted to latter by Erasmus Nicolls, father of Phillip.  HA61/436/124  27 Aug 1614

Deed poll of quit claim and release by Phillip Nicolls, son and heir of Erasmus Nicolls of Bramford, Suffolk, to John Man, merchant, of Stoke near Ipswich for £40 of property in Bramford granted to latter by Erasmus Nicolls, 20 June 1601.  HA61/436/126  20 Sept 1614

Deed poll by Edward Colborne, gent., of Bramford, Suffolk, to John Man, merchant, of Stoke near Ipswich of quit claim and release for property in Bramford, 2 acres meadow in occupation of Jas. Abadham.  HA61/436/130  29 Sept 1615

Copy of order of Chancery that certain releases are to used in case of Phillip Nicolls, quer. against John Man.  HA61/436/125  17 April 1624

Deed poll of quit claim and release by Mary Man, widow of Thos. Man, late of Ipswich, to Edward Man, gent., of Ipswich of £4 annuity under will of John Man and of all rights etc. in property in Bramford  HA61/436/127  13 Oct 1634

Contents:
10 acres (the Fennes) meadow, pasture and marsh, and 20 acres land (Rutters).

Deed poll of quit claim and release by Edward Man, gent., of Ipswich to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford, Suffolk on terms of indenture of (date erased) for property in Bramford, 10 acres, (the Fennes) inherited by Edward Man under will of John Man of 1 Aug. 1624.  HA61/436/128  13 Oct 1634

Bargain and sale for £200 by Edward Man, gent., of Ipswich to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford, Suffolk of land in Bramford, 10 acres (formerly in 5 pieces, now in 7) called the Fennes.  HA61/436/129  10 Oct 1634

Deed poll of quit claim and release by Samuell Salmon, clothier, of Dedham, Essex to Simon Fenn, clothier, of Dedham for £40 of property in Bramford, Suffolk, occupied by Thos. Karren and granted to Samuell Salmon by James Salmon of Cork, Ireland, 14 April 1609.  HA61/436/122  10 July 1609

Deeds re Damsells or Brooks  HA61/436/490-494  1639-1662

Cut piece of a final concord inscribed: "Damsells and Rivers farme in Bramford No.3 and Stockdale farm".  HA61/436/491  [n.d.]

Bargain and sale (for £100) by Robert Raffe of Hadleigh, clothier  HA61/436/490  15 Dec 1645

Contents:
To John Raffe of Monks Eleigh, yeoman, of messuage etc. in Bramford called Damsells or Brooks (occupied by Zachery Parnefoy): 4 acres in 3 pieces, ½ acre and another ½ acre, 2 acres at Owles Mere, 1½ acres called (? Odmytts) land or Hyndewinsdale inherited from Roger Raffe, yeoman, of Bramford and wife Susan.

Copy of will (dated 19 Sept. 1651, proved 20 Nov. 1651) of John Raffe, malster, of Monk's Eleigh, Suffolk.  HA61/436/493  [n.d.]

Contents:
To daughter Anne: tenements occupied by himself and by George Aggis (called Boors or Boorwaies) but to use of his brother Edward Raffe until Anne 21. To brother Edward: Damsells or Brookes in Bramford lately purchased from his brother Robert Raffe (see 2 above) occupied by Zachery Parnefoy. To debts: tenement, etc. called Brickets in Monks Eleigh and ½ acre (occupied by Robt. Nunne or himself John Raffe), Dominicks Meadow, etc. adjoining (occupied by Jerome Gostlin). To debts: messuage, etc. called Alexanders in Monks Eleigh (occupied by Lawrence Wright), freehold of manors of Monks Eleigh, Fennes, Beamonds (occupied by Jonathan Nutte and Elisabeth Nise, widow). Sole executor: brother Edward Raffe.

Bargain and sale (for £60) (marked: "No.3. Pepper's Farm") by Edward Raffe, gent., of Monks Eleigh to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford of messuage etc. in Bramford called Damsells or Brooks inherited by Edward Raffe from his brother.  HA61/436/494  10 May 1652


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Receipt for £4 from John Acton for 2 fines of admission of himself and brother Nathaniel to copyhold of manor of Christchurch alias Wythepoll House.  HA61/436/492  25 Oct 1662

Bargain and sale for £115 by John Brenn, merchant, of Tuddenham and son John Brenn, haberdasher, of Ipswich to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford of messuage etc. in Bramford  HA61/436/495  20 Dec 1639

Contents:
Late occupied by John Tann now by Styles Sowgate and Jn. Bright with 1 acre and 2 pightles (each 3 roods) and cottage. Marked on outside:- "Indenture from John Brenn and John Brenn of the forge house and cottage and 2 pieces of land at the common in Bramford ..."

Unlabelled bundle  HA61/436/79-83  1604-1681

Bargain and sale by John Lambe, gent., and John Acton, Esq., of Bramford to Nathaniel Acton, gent., of Bramford  HA61/436/82  11 Feb 1655/6

Contents:
30 acres in Bramford with messuages etc. lately occupied by John Rivers and occupied by Philip Marsh, recently purchased by John Lambe from Humphry Futter.

Bargain and slae (for £245) by Humphry Futter, gent. of To...., Norfolk, to John Lambe, gent., of Bramford, Suffolk  HA61/436/83  1 August 1655

Contents:
30 acres of land with messuages, etc. in Bramford lately occupied by John Rivers and occupied by Philip Marsh.

Grant by bailiffs, burgesses and commonalty of Ipswich to John Carter of Bramford for annual rent of 15 shillings of land in Bramford.  HA61/436/79  7 Sept 1604

Bargain and sale by John Carter, clerk, of Belstead, Suffolk to Wm. Ashton, clerk, of Lt. Blakenham, Suffolk for £70 of messuage in Bramford, occupied by - Snowe, 3 acres in Bramford and 3½ acres in Bramford - late Thos. Masters.  HA61/436/80  20 June 1617

Release by bailiffs, burgesses and commonalty of Ipswich (for £16) of John Brasier, gent. of Bramford purchaser of 3 acres in Bramford from annual rent of 15 shillings paid hitherto by John Carter for grant of 7 Sept. 1604.  HA61/436/81  8 August 1681

Contents:
Receipt for the £16.
(Seal in fragments).

Bundle marked: "No.27. Ancient writings AD.1656 to 1677. Lands in Ducklemere and others belonging to Fidgeon's Farm".  HA61/436/175-179  1656-77

Lease (for rest of lease, 83 years) by Thomas Holt, William Weston, Esq. of Middle Temple (trustees for John Weston of Isleworth, Middlesex) to Thomas Copinger, clerk, of Alghton, Suffolk, and Ambrose Payne, grocer, of Bury St. Edmunds  HA61/436/175  21 June 1656


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Contents:
Of property in Bramford mortgaged by Edward Colborne to William Weston (20 Nov. 1640) for 99 years and absolutely Westons through non-payment at fixed date.

Bargain and sale (for £432) by John Weston, gent., of Isleworth Lion, Middlesex, to Francis Copinger, gent., of Bricett, Suffolk, of property in Bramford (leased and forfeited to William Weston by Edward Colborne by indenture dated 20 Nov. 1640)  HA61/436/176  24 June 1656

Contents:
5 acres and messuage (Beverlies alias Waylands), 3 roods (held by Wm. Harvye, gent.), messuage, barn, etc. (lately built) called Fidgeons occupied by George Roper and land adjoining and in Ducklemore Field, 2 acres in Lewks Field (part of Kenton Close to serve as way to Kenton Meadow) (Thos. Ralfe's), lands purchased by Edward Colborne from Thos. Ralfe (8 Jan. 1627/8), 12 acres arable (Lewkes), small piece of land (part of stony lands), and all parts called Fidgeons lately occupied by Henry Broadstreet and now by Francis Copinger.

Lease and release by Francis Copinger, mercer, of London, son of late Francis Copinger, gent., of Akenham, Suffolk, to Walter Copinger, gent., of Akenham, his brother, of messuage and land  HA61/436/177  24 & 25 August 1677

Contents:
5 acres (Beverlies and Weylands) in Bramford, 3 roods by river and churchyard occupied by Gabriel Woodruff, messuage, barn, etc. (recently built) and lands, etc. (included in Ducklemore Field) called Fidgeons, 2 acres in Lewks, 12 acres arable (Lukes), small piece of land in Stony lands.

Receipt for £250 paid to Walter Copinger, gent., of Akenham, Suffolk, by John Wallace, Dr. of Physic, of Ipswich as in indenture of purchase of same date.  HA61/436/178  20 Oct 1677

Will (made 8 Sept. 1670 and proved July 1677?) of Francis Copinger, gent., of Akenham  HA61/436/179  [n.d.]

Contents:
Including: to son Walter, property in Chelmsford, Essex, copyholds of manor of Buxall Hall, land held of Mercer's Company in Colchester, land in Ringshall; to daughters, Elizabeth, wife of Robt. Fynn of Akenham, and Mary, lands in Brettenham and Sprohton; to son Francis, property in Bramford (purchased of Weston and held by brother Thos. and brother Ambrose Payne); to sell for sister-in-law, field called Walls in Bramford.

Feoffment by Nathaniel Acton, gent., of Bramford to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford, only son and heir apparent of late John Acton, of 2 acres meadow in Bramford.  HA61/436/502  14 Jan 1676

Contents:
Marked on back: "... Now (1764) I believe called First Meadow and No.14 in the map done by John Hardcastle. No.15."

Bundle marked: "Old writings A.D.1662-1679. Runting's Farm-purchased in 1679 by John Acton from Gertrude and Barbara Courthois for £751. No.6"  HA61/436/503-508  1662-1679

Mortgage (for £200) by John Curtois, Esq. of Ipswich to Sir John Poley, kt., of Whitehall and gentleman of H.M. Hon. Privy Chamber  HA61/436/503  30 Aug 1662

Contents:
Messuage, etc. in Bramford (occupied by John Duck, cordwainer, at £13 p.a.), 6 acres (May?) close or Leas Close - part of inheritance of Gertrude, now wife of John Courthois.

Mortgage for £200 and £4 p.a. by Gertrude Courthoise, gentlewoman and daughter of John Courthois, late of Tuddenham  HA61/436/507  4 Nov. 1678

Contents:
To her sister Barbara Courthois of Runtings Farm, Bramford (occupied by Barbara Courthois) and messuage, etc. adjoining (occupied by John Duck, cordwainer), with Provisos: repayment following written notice will nullify release, both will join in any projected sale of property. Marked on back: "... in the occupation of Robt. More in 1721" and "where John Cutting now lives and James Spooner 1764.

Bargain and sale for purpose of common recovery by Gertrude Couthois, spinster, of Tuddenham and Barbara Courthois, spinster, of Tuddenham (co heiresses, daughters of John and Gertrude Courthois) to Edward Shepperd, gent., of Ipswich and Thos. Goodall, gent., of Barnard's Inn  HA61/436/504  13 June 1679

Contents:
For recovery by John Acton, Esq. of Bramford of messuage etc. in Bramford called Runtings Farm (occupied by Barbara Courthois) and messuage (occupied by John Bradstreete, formerly by John Coles).

Bargain and sale (for £751) by Gertrude and Barbara Courthois, spinsters, daughters and co-heiresses of John Courthois  HA61/436/508  10 June 1679


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Contents:
To John Acton, Esq. of Bramford and Edward Shepperd, gent. of Ipswich and Thos. Goodall, gent. of Barnards Inn property in Bramford with covenant of Gertrude and Barbara Courthois promising to convey same to Edward Shepperd and Thos. Goodall for purpose of common recovery by John Acton
Marked on back: "Where John Cutting now lives 1758

Receipt for £751 paid by John Acton, Esq. of Bramford to Gertrude and Barbara Courthois, spinsters, of Tuddenham, as consideration money in indenture of even date.  HA61/436/505  10 June 1679


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Contents:
(See HA61/436/4 above).

Assignment of mortgage (for rest of 1000 years) (for £233) by Sir John Pooley, Kt. of Boxted, Suffolk and Wm. Pooley, Esq. of Boxted (at direction of John Acton, Esq. of Bramford) to Wm. Acton and Nath. Acton in trust for John Acton of property in Bramford  HA61/436/506  9 August 1679


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Contents:
Mortgaged by Courtois 1662 and descended to Gertrude and Barbara Courthois who sold to John Acton

Bundle marked: "No.16. Old writings A.D.1635 to 1682. Piece of meadow adjoining Bramford Park called Cattisbrooke and a tenement thereon - purchased by John Acton from Morris in 1682 for £35"  HA61/436/546-555  1635-82

Assignment of mortgage (rest of 1000 years) for £30 by Thomas Sanders, scavillman, of Little Oakelie, Essex, and wife Mary, late Holmes, widow, and admin. of late Henry Holmes, and John Holmes, scavillman, of Lt. Oakelie, son of Henry Holmes  HA61/436/552  2 May 1635

Contents:
To Thos. Clarke, tailor, of Bramford of meadow at Overty, Bramford, called Cattesbrooke as mortgaged by Francis Colborne, gent. to Henry Holmes, laborer, 6 Sept. 1597.

Bond for £50 by Thomas Saunders, scavillman, and John Holmes, scavillman, of Oakelie, Essex to Thomas Clarke, tailor, of Bramford to perform covenants.  HA61/436/546  2 May 1635

Will (dated 16 Aug. 1648, proved 19 Aug. 1648) of Thos. Clarke, tailor, of Bramford to daughter Alice, tenement and meadow in Bramford called Kates Brook and smaller bequests.  HA61/436/551  [n.d.]

General quit-claim and release by John Holmes, scavillman, of Rampsey, Essex of John Norris, gardener, Freston.  HA61/436/549  15 June 1665

Grant and release by John Holmes, scavillman, of Rampsey, Essex to John Norris, gardener, of Freston of meadow and lately built tenement called Cattisbrooke (in manor of Overty, Bramford) as in indenture of 1 Sept. 1597)  HA61/436/550  17 June 1663

Bond for £100 by John Holmes, scavillman, of Rampsey, Essex, to John Norris, gardener, of Preston, Suffolk for peaceful enjoyment of land conveyed.  HA61/436/547  17 June 1663

Bond for £24 by John Holmes, scavillman, of Rampsey, Essex, to John Norris, gardener, of Freston, Suffolk to secure payment of £12.  HA61/436/548  17 June 1663

Assignment for rest of 1000 years for £35 by John Norris, gardener, of Woolverstone and wife Alice (daughter of late John Clarke, tailor, of Bramford) and son Truth Norris, carpenter, of Ipswich to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford of meadow Cattesbrooke in manor of Overty, Bramford occupied by Widow Pettaugh.  HA61/436/555  16 Nov 1682

Receipt for £35 paid by John Acton, Esq. of Bramford to John Norris, gardener, of Woolverstone as due by indenture of even date.  HA61/436/553  16 Nov 1682

Bond for £40 by Truth Norris, carpenter, of Ipswich to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford for peaceful enjoyment of land purchased.  HA61/436/554  17 Nov 1682

Bundle marked: "No.2. Old writings A.D.1605 to 1771. Land called Bishops etc. - purchased of Mary Assey and sister by John Acton in 1688, for £78."  HA61/436/131-144  1605-1771

Grant and enfeoffment by Wm. Borlas, Esq. of Bockmore in the parish of Medmenham, Bucks.  HA61/436/137  1 Oct 1596

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For £13 to John and Daniel Collens, sons of late John Collens of Bramford, sailcloth-maker, of 2 acres arable in Bramford occupied by Abigal Collens, widow, for 40 years, to use of John Carter, clerk, if Abigal Collens lives as long, after 40 years to use of John and Daniel Collens. With the Proviso that Abigall Collens might under her seal in life or by her will appoint and limit the property otherwise.

Deed poll of covenant with Abigail, John and Daniel Collens by Wm. Borlas Esq. of Medmenham, Bucks.  HA61/436/135  8 May 1598


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To protect them, heirs and property in Bramford - 2 acres (occupied by Abigail Collens, widow) for 40 years to use of John Carter, clerk, then to use of John and Daniel Collens (as in grant and enfeoffment deed 1 Oct. 1596

Deed poll confirming possession by John Carter of 2 acres arable (Bramford)  HA61/436/134  1604-05


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Occupied by Abigail Collens for 40 years, if Abigail lives as long, them to John and Daniel Collens (as granted by Wm. Barlas of Medmenham, Bucks. in deed of 1 Oct. 1596 by John and Daniel Collens, sons of late John Collens of Bramford. Quit claim and release by John and Daniel Collens to John Carter for above land.

Grant and enfeoffment by Wm. Acton of Ipswich, clothier, for £40 to Robert Harte, carpenter, of Bramford and Abigall, his wife, of messuage etc. and 1 acre in Bramford and 1 field (Bishops mead) to hold in capital fee.  HA61/436/138  25 Feb 1603/4

Deed poll of appointment of land by Abigall Collens, widow of Dennington, Suffolk for £10 to Abigall, now wife of -, and to Robt. Harte, carpenter, of Bramford of 2 acres (in grant and enfeoffment of 1 Oct. 1596 to John and Daniel Collens, in accordance with proviso in that document  HA61/436/136  13 Jan 1605/6


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Deed poll, gift and concession by John Carter, clerk, of Belstead Parva, Suffolk to Abigail Hart of Bramford, widow, of property in Bramford, ½ acre, and appointment of Wm. Wagger and Thomas Smalade of Bramford and Belsted Parva respectively as his attorneys for this.  HA61/436/133  13 Oct 1620

Deed poll of feoffment and gift by Abigaill Heart, widow of Robert Hart, carpenter, of Bramford to John Carter, clerk, of Belsted, Suffolk and Bezaldell Carter, clerk, of Canham (Cavenham), Suffolk to the sole use of Abigall Hart, then to son Robert of messuage and lands in Bramford.  HA61/436/131  28 Aug 1621

Deed poll of Abigall (widow of Robt. Hart), now wife of Samuel Petts, by which lands, etc. (in feoffment of 28 Aug. 1621 - in Bramford to remain to Abigail Hart and sons of Robert Hart until grandson John Hart shall pay 10 pence to Abigail Hart.  HA61/436/132  28 Aug 1643


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Lease and release (for £78) by Mary and Eliz. Assey, sisters both spinsters, of Bungay to John Acton Esq. of Bramford of 1 messuage, etc., 1 piece of land and way (Bishops), 2 acres (as in HA61/436/137) and ½ acre, all in Bramford, occupied by Wm. Grimwade.  HA61/436/141  9 & 10 July 1688

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Note: "1758 - House, yards, gardens, Home Field and part of Mousebrooke now in occupation of Geo. Morgan, where he lives".
Further Note: "& Bishops".

Release from all claims on receipt of £78 as in indenture of same date by Mary and Elizabeth Assey, spinsters, of Bungay to John Acton Esq. of Bramford.  HA61/436/140  10 July 1688


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Bond for £150 by Mary and Elizabeth Assey, spinsters, of Bungay to John Acton of Bramford to perform covenants.  HA61/436/139  10 June 1688

Assignment for remainder of 100 year and 2000 year terms of Tye Farm, Bramford by William Beale Brand, Esq., Polstead, Suffolk, executor of father, late Jacob Brand, who held it in trust for William Alston, Esq. of Bramford to Elijah Impey Inner Temple, having trust for John Dunning.  HA61/436/142  6 Sept 1766

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Recital of earlier transactions:- Property in Bramford, Blakenham and Baylham, Suffolk - descended from Joseph Alston through Dame Mary Hanmer, wife of Sir John Hanmer, Bt. of Hanmer Hall, Flint, daughter and heir, then to Samuel Alston & to grandson and heir of Samuel Alston, William Alston.

Mortgage for £500 (by lease and release) by William Alston, Esq. of Bramford to John Dunning, Esq. of Middle Temple of Tye Farm, Bramford.  HA61/436/143  5 & 6 Sept 1766

Lease and release by John Dunning, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn to William Alston Esq. of Bramford for £500 and interest (i.e. termination of mortgage) of Tye Farm, Bramford.  HA61/436/144  22 & 23 March 1771

Unlabelled bundle.  HA61/436/145-147  1702/3

Covenant by John Coble, yeoman, of Weston, Norfolk and wife, Mary, daughter of John Assy (bodymaker, late of Harleston) and his wife Sarah (daughter of Robert Hart, carpenter, late of Bramford)  HA61/436/145  9 Jan 1702/3

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To James Demes, gent., of Norwich to the uses of a fine in coming Hilary for conveyance to Demes of 1 acre meadow in Bramford and all property of John and Mary Coble in Bramford.

Copy of final concord between John Woolnough and James Demes, gent., quers., and Henry Lay and wife Margaret, Peter Shaston and wife Elizabeth, Ben Jumsen and wife Katherine, John Coble and wife Mary, deforciants  HA61/436/146  16 April 1703

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For 2 messuages, 11 acres land, 5 acres pasture and 20 acres pasture in Eye, Bungay, Linstead Magna, Linstead Parva and Bramford.

Lease and release (for £30) by James Demes, gent., Norwich to John Acton, Esq. of Bramford of 1 acre (Asses Meadow) occupied by James Wood, and all property of Demes in Bramford.  HA61/436/147  26 & 27 Feb 1702/3

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Note on back: "Believe Acre Meadow or meadow below (Horn?) pasture."

Marked: "No.13A". Copy of Court Roll of Bramford (of John Acton Esq.). Admission (for 21 years) of Nathaniel Acton, brother of lord of manor, to Eight Acre Meadow on death of Nathaniel Acton.  HA61/436/165  17 August 1702

Bundle marked: "No.14. Old writings A.D.1677 to 1709 of Beverleys alias Weylands or The Shipp in Bramford - purchased by Wm. Acton from Margt. Wallace and anr. in 1709 for £350".  HA61/436/509-515  1677-1709

Lease for rest of 80 years by Ambrose Payne, grocer, of Bury St. Edmunds (at wish of Walter Coppinger, gent., of Akenham, son of Francis Coppinger)  HA61/436/509  22 Oct 1677

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To John Wallace, M.A., of Hadleigh (son of John Wallace, doctor of physic of Ipswich) of messuage etc. in Bramford (called Beverlies als Waylands or Bayland) and all property with it (lately occupied by John (Eives?) and Samuel Ralphe, now occupied by Gabriel Woodroffe and Andrew Wilkin) as leased by indenture of 21 June 1656 by John Weston, gent., of Isleworth, Middlesex, Thomas Holt, Esq. of Grey's Inn and William Weston, Esq. of Middle Temple to John Wallace, clerk, of Alphton, Suffolk and Ambrose Payne.

Assignment of mortgage (for rest of 1000 years) by John Wallace of Ipswich  HA61/436/511  1 April 1701


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To Thomas Wallace of Ipswich of property in Bramford (now occupied by Robert Bowle, Stephen Boston, William Grimwood) as mortgaged by Walter Copinger to John Wallace 20 Oct. 1677.

Two halves of lease and release by Henry Copinger, gent. of Richmond, Surrey (son of Francis Copinger of St. Giles Cripplegate, who was brother and heir of Walter Copinger of Akenham, Suffolk, gent.)  HA61/436/510  4 & 5 April 1701


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To John Wallace, doctor of physick, of Ipswich (son of late John Wallace, doctor of Physick) of property in Bramford, mortgaged (for 1000 years) 20 Oct. 1677 by Walter Copinger to John Wallace for £250

Deed poll of quit-claim and release (for £10.15) by Thomas Colborne, grocer, of St. Margaret's, West r (only son and heir of Edward Colborne, vintner, of Cambridge) to John Wallace, doctor of physic, of Ipswich for property in Bramford (now occupied by Robert Bowell, Stephen Boston and William Grimwood).  HA61/436/513  24 Nov 1702


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Mortgage (for £150) by Margaret Wallace, widow, of Hadleigh, Suffolk to William Neave, gent., of Ipswich of property in Bramford now occupied by Jas. Abbett, - Gerrard and - Rowe.  HA61/436/512  30 Oct 1705


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Lease and release (for £150) by Margaret Wallace, widow, of Hadleigh and Thomas Wallace, gent., of Hadleigh to William Acton Esq. of Bramford of property in Bramford known as Beverlies or Waylands or The Shipp once occupied by Gabrielle Woodroffe and Andrew Wilkinson, then occupied by Robert Bowell, Stephen Boston and William Grimwood, now occupied by James Abbett, - Gerrard and Richard Rowe.  HA61/436/515  20 & 21 Oct 1709


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Writing worn away in places on release indenture

Final concord (for £160) between Thomas Wallace, Esq. and Thomas Dade Esq., plts., and John Acton Esq., deforciant, for manor of Beverlies with Normans, Fficketts and Weylands: 2 messuages, 2 cottages, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 100 acres land, 30 acres meadow, 100 acres pasture, 6 acres wood, 30 acres marsh and ½ of 12 acres in Bramford and Blakenham on the Hill.  HA61/436/514  c June 1653

Unlabelled bundle.  HA61/436/154-157  1721

Covenant to the use of a fine (next Michaelmas) by John Brome, clerk, of Woodbridge and wife Judith to convey to John Blyth, clerk, of Woodbridge messuage and ½ acre in Bramford (Sowters) occupied by John Folkard, and 4 acres in Bramford occupied by John Folkard, and messuages and land etc. in Dallinghoo, Pettistree and Wickham Market occupied by Richard Donney.  HA61/436/157  10 Oct 1721

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Total: 2 messuages, 2 gardens, 3 orchards, 44 acres land, 14 acres meadow and 26 acres pasture in Dallinghoo, Pettistree, Wickham Market and Bramford.

Abstract of title for Mr. Brome's lands in Bramford from 1 Sept. 1615.  HA61/436/156  20 Jan 1721

Lease and release (for £70) by John Brome, clerk, of Woodbridge, Suffolk to William Acton, Esq. of Bramford of messuage, etc. and ½ acre in Bramford occupied by Robert Wood (Sowters) and 4 acres.  HA61/436/154  10 & 11 Jan 1721

Bond for £40 by John Brome, clerk, of Woodbridge to William Acton, Esq. of Bramford to perform covenants.  HA61/436/155  11 Jan 1721

Bundle marked: "No.13B. Old writings AD 1668-1736 of lands called Rutlands in Bramford formerly occupied by Skipper, then by Keary. With abstract of E. Jenney's title. Purchased by William Acton from Edmund Jenney in 1736 for £1426."  HA61/436/166-174  1668-1736

Copy of bargain and sale for purpose of Common Recovery (Wm. Sherrard, Esq., demandant) by Thomas Jenney Esq. of Campsey Ashe, Suffolk to Stephen Blomfield, Esq. of Gray's Inn  HA61/436/167  16 Oct 1668

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Property in Witham, Essex (called Olivers) late occupied by Thomas Goodman; in St. Stephens and St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich, occupied by - Carter; in Sternfield, Suffolk, occupied by Jn. Wells, and Saxmundham: 10 acres (Harts Close), 6 acres (Harts Wood), 40 acres (Gt. House Close - in 2 parts), 2 acres (Long Pightle), 10 acres (Little House Close), 14 acres Close, 16 acres grove, 14 acres (Dry Close), 3½ acres (Sheepcoats pightle), 3 acres meadow, 25 acres (Gt. Highfield), 20 acres (Lt. Highfield), 16 acres (Upper Brook meadow - in 2 parts), close (Nether Brook Meadow in 2 parts), 2 acres Grove, 3 acres (Swifts Meadow); in Benhall, 5 acres (Benhall Meadow); in Bramford, Suffolk, messuage etc. occupied by Wm. Bayly; 200 acres (several pieces called Bulbands or Rutlands or Sheepcoats) in Bramford, Burstall, Flowton, Sproughton and Blakenham on the Hill; in Buxlow, Suffolk (nr. Leiston) messuage, etc. (lately built), 7 acres (in 4 pightles), 3 pieces of land (in Buxlow and Friston), 14 acres; in Thorpe (Aldringham cum Thorpe) windmill and 4 acres (part in Aldringham); 80 acres in Gt. and Lt. Redisham, Brampton, Ilketshall St. Andrew and Westhall; in Knodishall, 14 acres (Palmers Close), 8 acres (Carters Close), 3 acres (Carters Pightle), 12 acres (Hamonds Close); in Buxlow, messuage, etc. and 20 acres (Millfield etc.), 12 acres; in Friston, 10 acres (Drings); in Buxlow, 10 acres (Lt. Stony Land), messuage etc. and 53 acres; in Knodishall, windmill & ½ acres; 70 acres in Knodishall and Buxlow called Knodishall Mill Walk; in Knodishall, messuage and 10 acres, 5 acres; in Haslewood (nr. Aldeburgh) ½ acre and messuage; in Leiston and Theberton, ½ acre fen.

Copy of exemplification of Common Recovery of property in Redisham Magna, Sternfield, Saxmundham, Benhall, Knodishall, Buxlow, Bramford, Flowton, Leiston, Theberton, Thorpe, Friston, Aldringham, Burstall, Sproughton, Blakenham, Haslewood by William Sherrard, dendt., against Stephen Blomfield, tenant. (Thomas Jenney, vouching)  HA61/436/168  28 Nov 1668

Abstract of title of Mr. Jenney to estates in Bramford from 1668, with note of purchase money, 1736, and letter of William Acton, 25 Aug. 1736, concerning valuation of timber.  HA61/436/166  14 Sept 1736

Lease and release (for £1486) by Edmond Jenney, Esq. of Bredfield, Suffolk (eldest son and heir of Arthur Jenney Esq.) to William Acton, Esq. of Bramford of messuage and land (occupied by Samuel Woodrow) in Bramford, Burstall, Flowton, Sproughton and Blakenham on the Hill.  HA61/436/174  24 & 25 Sept 1736

Copy of will (dated 26 March 1672) of Thomas Jenney, gent. of Campsey Ash, Suffolk.  HA61/436/169  [n.d.]

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To debts: Bramford, Burstall, Flowton, Sproughton and Blakenham property (occupied by William Bayly) and goods and chattels; to Susan Rookwood, nicco: messuage, etc. in St. Steph. Norwich; to Edmond Jenney, nephew: property in Witham, Essex and Gt. and Lt. Redisham, Suffolk; to brother and sister Talbott: estates in Sternfield, Saxmundham, Benhall, Knodishall, Friston, Leiston, Theborton, Thorpe, Aldringham, Haslewood; and smaller bequests. Executors: Edmund Jenney and brother Talbott.

Copy of will (dated 14 Feb. 1694/5) and probate (22 May 1696) of Edmund Jenney of Bredfield, Suffolk.  HA61/436/170  [n.d.]

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To wife Dorothy, for life, then to son Arthur Jenney; to niece Elizabeth Drury: Redisham property; to John Spencer, Esq., Crompton Felton, Esq. and John Gooding, gent. in trust for sister Drury: Chelsworth property; to Anthony Drury, nephew,: Witham, Essex, property; to Katherine Drury, niece: Bramford property, now occupied by William Warner; and smaller bequests. Executors: Sir Samuel Barnardiston, Bt., Charles Whitatle, Esq., Richard Potter of Framlingham.

Copy of lease and release (for marriage agreement, etc.) by Arthur Jenney, gent., of Bredfield, Suffolk (son of Edmund Jenney and Dorothy) and Mirabelle Jenney, his wife (widow of Robert Burley of Wisbech and daughter of Henry Edgar of Eye, Suffolk)  HA61/436/171  28 & 29 Sept 1709

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To Robert Britiff, Esq. of Warwick, Thomas Deye, Esq. of Eye, Suffolk and Thomas Redgrave, gent., of Woodbridge to use of various members of the family Jenney as stated of manors of Wetheringsett and Chelsworth, Suffolk, Wetheringsett Hall etc. and lands in Wetheringsett and Brockford, messuage and land in Bredfield and Dallinghoo, water and fuller mills in Chelsworth (called Chelsworth Mills), woods, etc. in Chelsworth and Bildeston, messuage and lands in Earl Stonham and Lt. Stenham, messuage and lands in Bramford (occupied by Wm. Warner), rectory etc. in Hasketon, Woodbridge, Bealings, Boulge and Melton (occupied by John Punchard, clerk), messuage and lands in Witham and Wickham, Essex.

Lease and release by Edmund Jenney (eldest son and heir of Arthur and Mirabella Jenney) of Bradfield and executors of late Arthur Jenney  HA61/436/172  2 & 3 Oct 1735

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Edward Ventris Esq. of Sproughton and Edgar Gibson, clerk, of Wetheringsett, to Robert Moxon of Barnard's Inn for purpose of common recovery by Robert Denny, gent. of Eye, Suffolk of manors of Wetheringsett and Chelsworth, Wetheringsett Hall, etc., lands in Wetheringsett and Brockford, mills, land, etc. in Chelsworth, wood, etc. in Chelsworth and Bildeston, messuage and lands in Earl Stonham, Lt. Stonham, messuage and lands in Bramford, rectory etc. of Hasketon and Woodbridge Hasketon, messuage and lands in Witham and Wickham Bishops, Essex, in Wetheringsett: Lodge Farm (formerly Wm. Dove's) and West Wood Farm (formerly Wm. Cooper's).

Copy of exemplification of Common Recovery by Robert Denny, gent. against Robert Moxon (Edmund Jenney vouching)  HA61/436/173  28 Nov 1735

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Manors of Wetheringsett and Chelsworth with 8 messuages, 2 mills, 8 tofts, 8 gardens, 350 acres land, 240 acres meadow, 570 acres pasture, 10 acres wood, etc. in Wetheringsett, Brockford, Bredfield, Dallinghoo, Chelsworth, Bildeston, Earl Stonham, Lt. Stonham, Stowupland, Bramford, and tithes etc. in Thorpe Hall, Hasketon and Woodbridge.

Bundle marked: "No.5. Writings relating to an estate in Bramford purchased of Rownings by Wm. Acton in 1737. The Gravel Pit Field etc.  HA61/436/646-663  1612-1738

Bargain and sale for £100 by Francis Colborne, gent. of Bramford and his son, Edward, to John Tan, yeoman, of Bramford of "Calfes Pightle", Bramford and 2 acres in Bramford (Clearwater Meadow) occupied by William Daye.  HA61/436/653  27 July 1612

Deed poll of bargain and sale by Francis Colborne and son Edward to John Tan (as in indenture of even date)  HA61/436/654  27 July 1612


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Final concord for £41 between John Tan, quer. versus Francis Colborne, gent. and wife, Agnes, and son, Edward Colborne, gent. and wife, Mary, deforc., for 8 acres land, 2 acres meadow, 4 acres pasture, etc. in Bramford.  HA61/436/655  Apr 1613

Will (dated 1 Nov. 1633 and proved 21 Feb. 1633/4) of John Tann, yeoman, of Bramford; to grandson John (son of Henry) - all real estate, other money bequests. Executors: Henry Bacon, gent. and Henry Jermy, yeoman, of Bramford.  HA61/436/656  [n.d.]

Bargain and sale for £84 by John Tann, grocer, of Bramford and wife Katherine to John Brasier, gent. of Bramford of 3 acres in Bramford called Calves Pightle with a water course.  HA61/436/657  30 June 1682


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Receipt for £84 paid by John Brasier of Bramford to John Tann, grocer, of Bramford (being consideration money for bargain and sale of even date)  HA61/436/646  30 June 1682


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Bond for £120 by John Tann, grocer, of Bramford to John Brasier, gent. of Bramford to perform covenants (in indenture of even date).  HA61/436/647  30 June 1682

Mortgage (of 1000 years) for £30 by John Brasier, gent. of Bramford to Penclope Cornwallis, widow, of Ipswich of "Calves Pightle" in Bramford, occupied by John Brasier.  HA61/436/658  11 April 1691


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Bond for £60 by John Brasier, gent. of Bramford to Penelope Cornwallis of Ipswich to perform covenants (in mortgage of even date).  HA61/436/648  11 April 1691


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Lease and release by John Brasier, yeoman, of Bramford to Thomas Parmeter, the elder, yeoman, of Bramford of "Calves Pightle", 3 acres in Bramford, occupied by John Wright. With covenant to levy a fine.  HA61/436/659  16 April 1701

Assignment of mortgage for £30.18. by Penelope Cornwallis, spinster, (daughter and executrix of Penelope Cornwallis of Ipswich) (in trust for Thomas Parmeter, yeoman, of Bramford) to his son Thomas Parmeter, the younger, of "Calves Pightle" in Bramford, as mortgaged by John Brasier, 11 April 1691.  HA61/436/661  17 April 1701


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Bond for £140 by John Brasier, yeoman, of Bramford to Thomas Parmeter, yeoman, of Bramford to perform covenants (in release of even date).  HA61/436/649  17 April 1701

Articles of agreement between Thomas Parmenter, yeoman, of Bramford and Henry Rowning, gent. of Bramford for conveyance for £70 to Rowning of "Calves Pasture", Bramford, and receipts for instalments of above sum.  HA61/436/650  2 Aug 1703

Two halves of final concord for £100 between Henry Rowning, gent., Thomas Bretten and John Youngs, quers. and Thomas Parmenter and wife Mary, John Brasier and wife Hannah, Edmund - and wife Mary and James Kettle and wife Elizabeth, deforc.  HA61/436/660  1715/16

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For 3 messuages, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 7 acres land, 3 acres meadow, pasture, etc. in Bramford, Ipswich, Washbrook and Chattisham.

Abstract of title of Henry Rowning to 6 acres land and 2 acres meadow in Bramford, 1693-1703, and to 1 acre in Clear Water Meadow, Bramford, 1704.  HA61/436/652  [n.d.]

Copy of agreement by Henry Rowning to sell for £300 to Wm. Acton Esq. (thro' agent John Cutting) several pieces of land in Bramford, property of Henry Rowning's late father.  HA61/436/662  4 April 1737

Lease and release for £300 by Elizabeth Rowning, widow of late Henry Rowning, gent., of Bramford, and their sons Henry Rowning, gent. of Cornhill, London to William Acton Esq. of Bramford of "Calves Pightle":  HA61/436/663  26 and 27 Sept 1737

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3 acres in Bramford and 6½ acres (2 pieces) on N. and S. of Calves Pightle - all 3 pieces now 1, purchased of John Tann and wife, and 1 acre meadow in Clear Water Meadow, purchased of Edward Salter late of Battisford, and 2 acres meadow in Clear Water Meadow purchased of John Tann and wife, all in occupation of Elizabeth, Henry and Thomas Rowning.

Two halves of final concord for £60 between William Acton Esq. plt. and Elizabeth Rowning, Henry Rowning and Thomas Rowning, deforc., for 6 acres land, 4 acres meadow and 6 acres pasture in Bramford.  HA61/436/651  1738

Bundle marked: "Part of No.12. Lands in Sproughton called Haymer's Lands - purchased by Wm. Acton in 1737 from Robt. Leman for £460."  HA61/436/158-164  1727-37

Articles of agreement for 21 year lease (at rents stated) by John Sayer, B.D., of Cambridge and Dan. Smyth, younger, gent., of Harwich, Essex to Mary Garrod, widow, of Bramford, Suffolk of farms and lands in Sproughton, Suffolk.  HA61/436/162  13 June 1727

Copy of clauses of will of Rev. John Sayer, Wickham Market (dated 3 Dec. 1734) of legacies etc. to Robert Loman  HA61/436/159  [n.d.]

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Inc. all lands in Sproughton

Lease and release (for £460) by Robert Leman Esq. of Westall, Suffolk and wife Mary to William Acton, Esq. of Bramford of Haymer's Lands, Sproughton (inherited from late John Sayer)  HA61/436/158a  3 and 4 Oct 1737

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With covenant for a fine upon acknowledgment of right (next Michaelmas). Final concord.

Copy of lease and release HA 61/436/158a  HA61/436/158b  [n.d.]

Original and copy of letter of John Sayer to his executor explaining unwritten title to Haymer's Lands, Sproughton (as also to Haymer's Lands, clacton).  HA61/436/160  14 April 1730

Contents:
Robert Haymer died intestate 1705 - property to mother of John Sayer and (through mother) to Dan. Smith (sisters of Haymer), both died intestate, property then to John Sayer.

Letter of Charles Smyth, Cold Hall, Essex (nephew of Daniel Smyth, who died 1727) concerning lands at Sproughton.  HA61/436/161  7 Sept 1737

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He has no knowledge of written title.

Copy of acknowledgment of right to 40 acres land, 10 acres meadow, 4 acres pasture in Sproughton by Robert and Mary Loman to William Acton, Esq.  HA61/436/163  Nov 1737

Bond for £920 by Robert Leman, Esq. of Westall, Suffolk to William Acton Esq. of Bramford to perform covenants.  HA61/436/164  4 Oct 1737

Bundle marked: "No.21. Ancient writings A.D.1658 to 1756 Purchase by H. Acton in 1756 of Tenement with 2 acres land (Lewes) and 6 acres land called Lewkes in Bramford.  HA61/436/468-489  1658-1756

Bargain and sale (for £54) by John Bough (poldams), weaver, of Ipswich and wife Margaret and John Mayer, husbandman, of Brockford and wife Elizabeth to Samuell Boure, tailor, of Bramford  HA61/436/468  20 Oct 1658

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2 acres in Bramford (occupied by Henrie and John Prime) previously part of close called Lewes. purchased by late John Chamberlaine, father of Margaret and Elizabeth (wives of vendors), from Thomas Waxren (20 May, 1605) with covenant to levy a fine.

Final concord (for £100) by Jason Grover and wife Susan and (?) Samuell Boure to John Bough and wife Margaret and John Mayer and wife Elizabeth for 2 messuages and 2 acres in Ipswich and Bramford.  HA61/436/469  1658

Bargain and sale (for £55.10. and 10/-) by James Boare of Martlesham, glover, (son and heir of yeomen John Boare of Bramford) to William Boare, yeoman, of Bramford of 6 acres in Bramford (called Lewkes) occupied by William Boare.  HA61/436/470  12 March 1669

Mortgage for £40 by William Boare, yeoman, and Samuel Boare, tailor, of Bramford to Samuel Hunt, yeoman, of Hintlesham  HA61/436/471  24 Feb 1677

Contents:
2 acres on Bramford (called Lewes) and 6 acres called Lewkes (occupied by Samuel Boare). Receipt by Wm. Boare, yeoman, and Samuel Boare, tailor, of Bramford for £40 from Samuel Hunt of Hintlesham, yeoman, (as in indenture of even date). Bond for £30 by Wm. and Saml. Boare to Samuel Hunt to perform covenants.

Assignment of mortgage (for £74.4) by Samuel Hunt, yeoman, of Hintlesham (at wish of Sam. Boare, son and heir of late Wm. Boare of Bramford) to Mary Kettle, Widow, of Sproughton of 'Lewes' and 'Lewkes' in Bramford).  HA61/436/473  5 Mar 1680


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Bond for £120 by Samuel Board, tailor, to Marie Kettle, widow, to secure above mortgage payments. 5 March 1680.

Assignment of mortgage (for £63.12.) by John Bloss, mariner, of Ipswich and wife Mary (at wish of Samuel Boare, tailor, of Bramford) to Phillip Fuller, yeoman, of Burstall of 2 acres (Lewes) and 6 acres (Lewkes) in Bramford.  HA61/436/475  1 April 1682

Contents:
Bond for £140 by Samuel Boare, yeoman, to Phillip Fuller to perform covenants. 1 April 1682

Lease and release (for £100) by William Boare, tailor, of Needham Market, son of late Samuel Boare, to Philip Fuller, yeoman, of Bramford of 2 acres in 'Lewes', Bramford and 6 acres (Lewkes) (late occupied by late Samuel Boare)  HA61/436/476  7 and 8 May 1696

Copy of will (dated 17 July 1702, proved 22 June 1703) of Phillip Fuller, yeoman, of Bramford  HA61/436/477  [n.d.]

Contents:
Messuage and lands (where living) for debts, all other messuages, etc. (occupied by son John and by John Turner) to son John (executor also), and money bequests.

Lease and release for purpose of common recovery by John Fuller, yeoman, of Lawford, Essex to Solomon Grimston, gent., of Chappell alias Pontesbright, Essex messuage etc., 2 acres, called 'Lewes' in Bramford and 6 acres 'Lewkes' for common recovery by John Everard, gent., of Wormingford, Essex  HA61/436/478  18 & 19 Oct 1706

Contents:
Exemplification of common recovery as above (1 messuage and 10 acres) Michaelmas 1706

Mortgage (for £40) by John Fuller, yeoman, of Lawford, Essex to Mary Edwins of Halsted, Essex of messuage and 2 acres in 'Lewes', Bramford and 6 acres 'Lewkes'  HA61/436/479  2 Dec 1706

Contents:
Bond for £80 by John Fuller to Mary Edwins, widow, to perform covenants. 2 Dec. 1706

Copy of will (dated 22 Dec. 1725, proved 20 May 1727) of John Fuller  HA61/436/482  [n.d.]

Contents:
To son John Fuller - all personalty (including lease of farms). Executor: son, John Fuller. And money bequests.

Assignment of Mortgage for rest of 1000 years for £22.10. by James Allen, yeoman, of Bumpstead, Essex (sole executor of late Mary Edwins) (with consent of John Fuller, yeoman, of Kirby, Essex, son of late John Fuller) to Robert Hamby, gent., of Ipswich and William Hines, butcher, of Bramford and wife Anne in trust as stated in indenture 28 Sept. 1727  HA61/436/483  26 Sept 1727


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Receipt for £1.7. by John Fuller from William Hines, butcher, in part payment of £112.10. for 'Lukes', Bramford.  HA61/436/484  25 March 1727

Receipt for £30 by Nat. and wife Mary Andrews from William Hynes in full discharge of legacy of £30 to Mary Andrews from Philip Fuller (will dated 17 July 1702) charged on land at Bramford in occupation of John Button  HA61/436/485  23 June 1727


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Accounts of bills of farm of John Fuller in Brampton (? Bramford - see 14 above) occupied by John Button who attorned ten't to Mary Morling on 8th March 1722  HA61/436/481  [n.d.]


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Contents:
Receipt for £26.8. from Will. Hynes, 22 June 1727, as legacy chargeable on this property by Nat. Andrews, husband of Mary (nee Morling).

Lease and release (for £112.10 and 10/- = £22.10. to James Allen for mortgage and £90 to John Fuller), by John Fuller, yeoman, of Kirby, Essex and Sarah Fuller of Kirby, Essex, widow of late John Fuller, elder, to Edward Syer, chairmaker, of Ipswich and Peter Day, yeoman, of Whitton in trust for William Hynes, butcher, of Bramford and wife Anne and heirs as stated  HA61/436/486  27 & 28 Sept 1727


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Mortgage (for £70) by Anne Hines (widow of late Wm. Hines, butcher, of Bramford) and son William Hines to William Leggett, gent., of Bramford of property in Bramford  HA61/436/487  29 Sept 1741


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Contents:
Account of Wm. Leggett with Anne Hines and son Wm., 1741-1756 - 21 Feb. 1756 fully discharged by receipt of £103.10.3 from Nathaniel Acton.
Bond for £140 by Anne and Wm. Hines to Wm. Leggett to secure £73.10 mortgage supra. 29 Sept. 1741

Agreement between William Hines, butcher, of Bramford with William Ruffles of Whatfield and Nathaniel Acton, Esq. of Bramford for conveyance by next Michaelmas (for £175) to Nath. Acton of property of Hines and Ruffles in Bramford (occupied by Jonathan Lews)  HA61/436/488  15 July 1755

Lease and release (for £175.5.) by Samuel Hamblin, plumber, of Ipswich and wife Lydia, Mary Bedwell, widow, of Sproughton and John Kerridge, surgeon, late of Ipswich  HA61/436/489  20 & 21 Feb 1756

Contents:
(NB. Lydia Hamblin, Mary Bedwell and Ann Kerridge, mother of John Kerridge, were co-heiresses of Ed. Syer) (at wish of Wm. Hines, butcher, of Bramford, John Hines, butcher, of Bramford and William Ruffles, yeoman, of Whatfield) to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford of messuage and 2 acres etc. in Bramford (Lewes) and 6 acres (Lewkes) (as in foregoing listed deeds) and Charles Norris, grocer, of Ipswich to uses of a fine. Final concord for 2 messuages, 2 curtilages, 2 gardens, 10 acres land, 5 acres meadow, 5 acres pasture in Bramford and Ipswich (for £120). Chas. Norris, plt. v. Wm. and Jn. Hines, Wm. Ruffles and Stephen and Sarah Bumpsted, defs. In 8 days of Purif. of Mary, 29 Geo.II

Bond for £100 by John Woodward, blacksmith, of Bramford, Suffolk to Robert Hurnard, gent., of Ipswich to perform covenants  HA61/436/472  25 May 1678

Declaration of ejectment. Richard Thruston, yeoman, of Woodbridge v. Thomas Holdfast re 1 messuage, 10 acres land, 10 acres meadow and 10 acres pasture in Bramford devised by Mary Morlin, spinster, at Stowmarket to Holdfast - notification to John Button as an interested party  HA61/436/480  18 Dec 1722

Writ to Thomas Holdfast and Richard Thruston to appear in court in a case of ejectment  HA61/436/474  Feb 1722/3


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Bundle marked: "No.36. Old writings 1718-1762. 1/3rd of Estates in Somersham and Bramford - purchased by N. Acton in 1756 from Richd. & Mary Cuthbert for £350. 2/3rd of an Estate in Bramford - purchased by N. Acton in 1762 from Ruffles. 1/3rd of Estate in Somersham - sold to Ruffles. Abstract of Ruffell's title."  HA61/436/556-567  1718-1762

Deed to the uses of a fine by Matthias Cocksedge, grocer, of Bury St. Edmunds and wife Penelope and Luke Taylor, dish-turner, of Ipswich and wife Mary (nee Wright) to William Crafts, yeoman, of Rougham  HA61/436/558  23 April 1718

Contents:
Messuage and 2 acres in Sturston (occupied by Henry Davey and John Wharton) and 1/3 and messuages and lands in Bramford, Somersham and Elmsett (occupied by Elisabeth Wright, widow, Jonathan Pool, Francis Webb and John Ralph)
Attached is Final concord (for £60) for above for 1 messuage, 2 acres land, 2 acres pasture in Sturston and 1/3 of 4 messuages, 60 acres land, 8 acres meadow and 3 acres pasture in Bramford, Somersham and Elmsott. Easter 1718

Mortgage for £60 by Luke Taylor, dishturner, of Ipswich and wife Mary (1 of 3 daughters and co-heiresses of John Wright, yeoman, of Bramford) to Ursula Bull, widow, of Bury St. Edmunds of 1/3 of Mary Wright's inheritance  HA61/436/557  23 April 1718

Contents:
Viz: of 4 messuages, etc. and lands in Bramford, Somersome alias Summersome and and Elmsett occupied by Elizabeth Wright, widow, Jonathan Pool, Francis Webbe and John Ralph.

Deed for security by Luke Taylor, dishturner, now of Bramford, and wife Mary to Ursula Bull, widow, of Bury St. Edmunds for £20 loan and £60 mortgage secured on 1/3 of property as mortgaged with covenant to pay off £60 and £20 and interest by 17 May 1721.  HA61/436/559  17 Nov 1720


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Assignment of mortgage (for £100) by Henry Freeman, malster, of Rickinghall Superior (sole executor of late John Smith, gent., of Onehouse who had mortgage from Ursula Bull) (at direction of Luke Taylor, dishturner, of Bramford) to William ffrench, Esq. of Groton of 1/3 of 4 messuages, etc. in Bramford, Somersham and Elmsett (now occupied by Richard Smith, - King and Luke Taylor)  HA61/436/560  29 March 1750

Contents:
Bond for £200 by Taylor to French to secure £100 and interest. 29 March 1750.

Lease for 40 years for £23.2. by William Beeden, carpenter, of Hacheston and William Wright, locksmith, of Stowmarket (assignees of Luke Taylor, timber merchant, dealer and chapman in bankruptcy) to Richard Cuthbert, dishturner, of Bramford  HA61/436/561  20 Nov 1751

Contents:
1/3 of messuage, etc. in Somersham (occupied by Richard Smith) and 1/3 of messuage, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Edmund Grimwood) and 1/3 of 3 cottages etc. in Bramford (1 occupied by widow Goymer and others empty.

Assignment of mortgage by Mary ffrench, widow, and executrix of William ffrench of Groton (for £100) and by Richard Cuthbert, dishturner, of Bramford and wife Mary (daughter and heir of Luke Taylor) (for £50) to John Bond, gent., of Burstall  HA61/436/562  20 Nov 1754

Contents:
1/3 of 4 messuages, etc. in Bramford, Somersham and Elmsett (occupied by Edmund Grimwood and Richard Smith) and covenant for a fine.

Papers re estates of Richard Cutbert  HA61/436/564  [n.d.]

Contents:
Draft of conveyance - blank.
Estimate of estate in Somersham (occupied by Richard Smith) 1/3 belonging to R. Cuthbert. 11 March 1756.
Account of timber on estates of Richard Cuthbert.
Estimates for Cuthberts estates in Bramford and Somersham.

Memoranda of agreements between Richard Cutbert of Bramford and Nath. Acton of Bramford  HA61/436/566  15 March 1756

Contents:
(1) for conveyance (for £180) to Acton of 1/3 of estate in Bramford (occupied by Edmund Grimwade at £20 p.a.).
(2) for conveyance (for £170) to Acton of 1/3 of estate in in Somersham (occupied by Richard Smyth).

Lease and release for £150 to Cuthbert and £200 to John Bond by Richard Cuthbert, dishturner, of Bramford and wife Mary (daughter of Luke Taylor and Mary, nee Wright) to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford  HA61/436/565  33 & 24 April 1756

Contents:
1/3 of messuage, etc. in Somersham (occupied by Richard Smith) and 1/3 of messuage, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Edmond Grimwood) and 1/3 of 3 cottages, etc. in Bramford (occupied by widow Goyner and others empty).

Assignment of mortgage already paid off by John Bond, gent., of Burstall to George Morgan, gent., of Bramford in trust for Nathaniel Acton, Esq., of Bramford of property in Bramford etc.  HA61/436/567  1 Oct 1761


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Abstract of title of John Ruffell to 2/3rds of 2 estates in Bramford, Somersham and Elmsett, Suffolk.  HA61/436/556  1723-1760

Deed to uses of a fine  HA61/436/563  [n.d.]

Contents:
Exchange 1/3 of messuage etc. in Somersham (occupied by widow Smith) for £175 by Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford to John Ruffell, yeoman, of Kirton and wife Christian (Acton keeps 1/3 messuage etc. in Bramford occupied by Edmond Grimwood and 1/3 of site of 3 cottages occupied by Daniel Grimwood); 2/3 of messuage, etc. in Bramford (late occupied by William Beckwith, now occupied by Daniel Grimwood) and of meadow and site of 3 cottages (occupied by Daniel Grimwood) by Ruffells to Acton for £335 (Ruffells keeps (2/3 of manor of Monks in Offton and 2/3 of messuage, etc. (called Cobbs) in Somersham and Elmsett, late occupied by John Morphew, now occupied by Richard Smith); with covenant (for 10/- each) by Acton and Ruffells to William Truelove, gent., of Ipswich to levy a fine. 22 Jan. 1762.
Final concord (for £220) between William Truelove, plt., and John and Christian Ruffells with Nathaniel Acton, deforcts., for 2 messuages, 3 cottages, 60 acres land, 10 acres meadow, 10 acres pasture, etc. in Bramford, Offton, Somersham and Elmsett and 2/3 of manor of Monks. Purification of Mary, 2 Geo.III.
Bond for £670 by Ruffell to Acton to perform covenants. 22 Jan. 1762.
Details of estates in Bramford (occupied by - Grimwood) and Somersham (occupied by widow Smith), property of John Ruffells and Nathaniel Acton, drawn up by J.N. Marven and George Morgan.
Articles of agreement, 1 Aug. 1761, by John Ruffell and George Morgan (yeomen of Bramford) for conveyance to Morgan of 2/3 share of property in Bramford.

Bundle marked: "No.37. Old writings. A.D.1647 to 1761. In manor of Normans and Beverlies. Lands in Bramford purchased by Nath. Acton in 1761 from Giles Stewart for £711. Abstract of Giles Stewart's title."  HA61/436/664-681  1647-1761

1. Bargain and sale for £500 by John Moswell, gent., of Barham and wife Anne and Anthony Morgan, gent., late of Chutey Campes, Cambs. and now of Hemingston, to John Smythier, merchant, of Ipswich  HA61/436/664  [n.d.]

Contents:
Messuage in Bramford called Runtings and Cannons (late occupied by William Styles, now occupied by Nicholas Bacon, gent.) with 3 pieces of land, etc. - total 7 acres, and 12 acres of Kentons Meadow and Kentons Close (occupied by Nicholas Bacon), and 6 acres 'Drinkstons' (occupied by Nicholas Bacon). 1 June 1647.
Deed poll of above bargain and sale. 1 June 1647.
Final concord for £60 as above for 1 messuage, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 10 acres land, 10 acres meadow, 4 acres pasture, etc. in Bramford. Trinity, 1647.

2. Lease and release for £700 by Henry Smyther, citizen and salter of London, to Elizabeth Blyth, widow, of Ipswich of property in Bramford occupied by John Brasier  HA61/436/665  2 & 3 Jan 1678

Contents:
Bond for £1400 by Smyther to Elizabeth Blyth to perform covenants. 3 Jan 1678

3. Lease and release for £600 by Elizabeth Blyth, widow, of Ipswich to Nicholas Kerrington, merchant, of city of London of property in Bramford lately occupied by John Brasier, now occupied by Joseph Felton  HA61/436/666  17 & 18 May 1686

Copy of will (dated 19 June 1687 and proved 5 Aug. 1687) of Nicholas Kerrington, merchant, of Wapping, Middlesex  HA61/436/667  [n.d.]

Contents:
£50 to poor of Trinity House, £50 to poor of Wapping, £5 p.a. to poor of St. Nicholas, Ipswich for bread and 40/- each p.a. to poor of St. Matthews and of St. Mary Elms, Ipswich (Ipswich legacies to be paid out of Ipswich estates - occupied by John Hodges), £100 to cousin Elizabeth Blith in Ipswich, £5 p.a. to poor of Glemsford. Other money bequests and residue to Mrs. Anne Knight.

Copy of court roll of manor of Normans and Beverleyes in Bramford.  HA61/436/668  2 May 1688

Contents:
Surrender by Henry Smithier of Drinkstons (late John Arnold) = 6 acres in Bramford (to which admitted 21 Oct. 1670) and admission of Anne, wife of William Knights of West Beer Kent, and 2 acres at Sage Hill near Owles Mere.

Copy of court roll of manor of Normans and Bevorlies.  HA61/436/669  8 Oct 1724

Contents:
On death of Anne Knights, admission of her daughter Anne, wife of Philip Hamond, gent., to "Drinkstones", 6 acres in Bramford, and 2 acres at Sage Hill. Receipts for fine and rents for above.

Copy of copy of court roll of manor of Normans and Beverlies  HA61/436/670  11 Oct 1725

Contents:
Surrender by Philip Hamond, gent., and wife Anne to use of her will.

Copy of will dated 24 Jan. 1726 of Ann Hamond, wife of Philip Hamond, gent., of Boxted, Suffolk.  HA61/436/673  [n.d.]

Contents:
To husband, for life: all copyhold; to daughter Ann: and son William: all property in Felixstowe, Bramford, Copdock and Washbrook; to eldest son Philip Knight Hamond: 'Langleys' and 'Paways' in Hawkedon or Somerton; and property in Gosbeak, Crowfield and Homson (Hemingstone?).

Copy of court roll of manor of Normans and Beverlies.  HA61/436/671  29 March 1743

Contents:
Admission of Philip Hamond according to will of late wife Anne (to which she was admitted on death of Anne Knights) to 6 acres (Drinkstones) in Bramford and 2 acres on Sage Hill.

Lease and release for £239 by Wm. Hamond, apothecary, of Hartest to Philip Knight Hamond, gent., of Hawkedon of his half share of (inheritance from mother Anne) property in Bramford, Copdock and Washbrook occupied by Luke Taylor.  HA61/436/672  22 & 23 Dec 1747

Contents:
Bond for £100 by Wm. Hamond to Phillip Knight Hamond to perform covenants. 23 Dec. 1747.

Copy of court roll of manor of Normans and Beverlies.  HA61/436/675  2 July 1758

Contents:
Admission of Philip Knight Hammond, son and heir of late Philip Hammond to 6 acres (Drinkstons, late of John Arnold) in Bramford and 2 acres on Sages Hill, near Onsles (sic) Mere (late of Edward Colbourn), (and surrender to use of his will).

Copy of will (dated 10 Sept. 1758 and proved 24 Oct. 1759) of Philip Knight Hammond, gent., of Hawkedon.  HA61/436/674  [n.d.]

Contents:
To nephew Philip Hammond: Hawkedon property; to debts: sale of property in Bramford, Gopdock and Washbrook. Other money bequests. Mr. Giles Stewart to be guardian to nephew (wife Ann Steward is cousin of testator).

Copy of court roll of manor of Normans and Beverlies.  HA61/436/676  7 Dec 1758

Contents:
Admission of Giles Stewart, gent., of Long Melford on death of Philip Knight Hamond to 'Drinkstons' 6 acres in Bramford, and 2 acres on Sage Hill, near Onsles (sic) Mere.

Receipt and release for £180 being legacy due to Elizabeth Hammond, widow, of Offton, will of her brother Philip Knight Hammond.  HA61/436/677  [n.d.]

Receipt and release for £50, being legacy due to Anne Hamond, spinster, of Boxted under will of her nephew Philip Knight Hamond.  HA61/436/678  [n.d.]


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Abstract of title of Giles Stewart to an estate in Bramford, 1647 to 1759.  HA61/436/679  [n.d.]

Lease and release for £711 by Giles Stewart, gent., of Melford and wife Anne to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford of messuage etc. in Bramford occupied by Luke Taylor, with convenant to levy a fine.  HA61/436/681  1 & 2 March 1761

Contents:
Two halves of final concord for £60 between N. Acton, Plt., and G. & Ann Stewart def for 1 messuage, 1 curtilage, 1 garden, 1 orchard, 10 acres land, 13 acres meadow and 5 acres pasture in Bramford. Jan. 1761.
Agreement for above conveyance by G. Stewart and John Meadows (for N. Acton). 2 Dec. 1760.
Bond for £1422 by Stewart to Acton to perform covenants. 2 March 1761.
Copy of copy of court roll of manor of Normans and Beverlies.
Surrender by Giles and Anne Stewart to Nath. Acton of their copyhold estate. 2 March 1761.
Bond for £1422 by Stewart to Acton for good title and peaceful enjoyment of above surrendered land. 2 March 1761

Letter (undated by year) to Nathaniel Acton Esq. from Charles Edwart Stewart and Philip Hamond re deeds passed to Acton on his purchase of an estate in Bramford from "my late father" (= ? Giles Stewart).  HA61/436/680  [n.d.]

Bundle marked "No.38. In Manor of Normans and Beverlies. Old writings A.D. 1724-1762. Rutten Farm purchased of Richard and Mary Cutbert 1762 by Nath. Acton."  HA61/436/208-224  1724-62

Copy of court roll of Normans and Beverlys.  HA61/436/209  21 Aug 1724

Contents:
Admission of Mary Taylor, only daughter of Mary and Luke Taylor to 2 parts of divided field each of 20 acres (to which Mary Wright admitted on death of John Wright, 7 Jan. 1716.

Copy of court roll of Normans and Beverlies.  HA61/436/210  15 Feb 1738

Contents:
Admission of Richard Cutbert to a third of field (20 acres) on surrender 15 Jan. 1738 by Thomas Shardelow and Ann his wife (who was admitted as Ann Wright, on death of her father, 17 Jan. 1716).

Bond for £120 by Thomas Shardelow, blacksmith, of Carlton Road, Norfolk, to Richard Cutbert, dishturner, of Bramford, Suffolk for good title and peaceful enjoyment of copyhold (of Normans and Beverlies) surrendered to Cutbert on same day.  HA61/436/211  15 Jan 1738

Conditional surrender of copyhold held of Normans and Beverlies by Richard Cuthbert, dishturner, of Bramford and wife Mary to Mary Cuthbert, spinster, of Needham Market for securing £105.  HA61/436/212  24 Feb 1742

Copy of court roll of Normans and Beverlies.  HA61/436/213  29 March 1743

Contents:
Admission on surrender (4 march 1743) by Samuel Russell of copyhold of Richard Cuthbert, dishturner, of Bramford to 1/3 field (20 acres) and 1/3 of 2 inclosures (20 acres) called Rutters (to which Sam. Russell admitted on father's death, 21 Dec. 1736).

Acknowledgment of satisfaction (for conditional surrender by Richard Cutbert, 17 Feb. 1749 for securing £63) by Margaret Wade, widow, of Lt. Blakenham, Suffolk for copyhold of Normans and Beverlies).  HA61/436/217  6 March 1750

Acknowledgement of satisfaction (for £104.18.6) (for conditional surrender by Richard Cutbert, 24 Feb. 1742) by William Snell, farmer, of Needham Market and wife Mary (nee Cutbert) for copyhold of Normans and Beverlies.  HA61/436/218  6 March 1750

Conditional surrender of copyhold held of Normans and Beverlies by Richard Cutbert, dishturner, and wife Mary of Bramford to Benjamin Liversidge, perukemaker, of Needham Market for securing £180 and interest.  HA61/436/214  6 March 1750

Bond for £360 by Richard Cutbert, dishturner, Bramford to Benjamin Liversidge, perukemaker, of Needham Market for payment of £189 or in default for good title of Liversidge to land conditionally surrendered to him by Cutbert on same day.  HA61/436/215  6 March 1750

Bond for £700 by Richard Cuthbert, dishturner, of Bramford, Suffolk to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford to perform covenants in indenture of even date.  HA61/436/222  24 April 1756

Bond for £90 by Richard Cutbert, disturner, of Bramford to Benjamin Liversidge, perukemaker, of Needham Market for payment of £45 and interest by 17 Sept. 1757.  HA61/436/216  17 March 1757

Assignment of conditional surrender (of 6 March 1750) by Benjamin Liversidge, perukemaker, of Needham Market (with Mary Cutbert, widow) (for £247) to John Orford, gent., of Whitton of copyhold held of Normans and Beverlies.  HA61/436/221  18 Jan 1759


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Bond for £600 by Mary Cutbert, widow, Bramford, Suffolk and Thomas Cobbold, beerbrewer, Harwich, Essex to John Orford, gent., of Whitton, Suffolk for £300 and interest.  HA61/436/219  19 Jan 1759

Contents:
Seals torn off

Agreement for conveyance (for £540) by Richard and Mary Cutbert (his mother) to Thomas Cobbold.  HA61/436/220  16 Sept 1762

Contents:
Valuation of Bramford of Mrs. Cutbird and son (occupied by Mr. Moore and others). Estate consists of: farmhouse, backhouse, dairy, barn, etc., cottage near Bramford Common (let to officers of parish as pest house), 8 acres arable Homefield, 10 acres arable field, 13 acres arable 2 common fields, 1 acre common meadow, cottage. 5 Aug. 1762.

Abstract of title to copyhold held of manor of Normans and Beverlies by Richard Cutbert and Mary, his wife, late Mary Taylor.  HA61/436/208  1716 to 1759

Absolute surrender of copyhold held of Normans and Beverlies by Mary Cutbert and Richard Cutbert to Nathaniel Acton, Esq. of Bramford.  HA61/436/223  15 Oct 1762

Bond for £1080 by Mary Cutbert, widow, of Bramford and Richard Cutbert, innholder, of Bramford to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford for peaceful enjoyment of copyhold of Normans and Beverlies absolutely surrendered on same day  HA61/436/224  15 Oct 1762


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Bundle marked: "No.40. Old writings A.D. 1662 to 1795. Tenement called 'Millers'. 'Knappett's Meadow' and other copyhold lands in the manor of Christchurch otherwise Withepole House in Ipswich. Purchased by Nath. Acton in 1763 from Wm. and Frances Woods for £60. Abstract of Woods' title. Admission of N.L. Acton, 1795."  HA61/436/531-553  [n.d.]


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Copy of court roll of manor of Christchurch (als. Withepoll House) Ipswich.  HA61/436/532  20 Oct 1662

Contents:
Admission of Nathaniel Acton to tenement in Bramford (called Millers) and ½ acre held by father, late John Acton, and surrender of same by Nathaniel to John Acton.

Copy of court roll of manor of Christchurch (alias Wythepole House).  HA61/436/533  24 June 1690

Contents:
Admission of Nathaniel Acton (youngest son of late John Acton) to tenement with ½ acre in Bramford.

Copy of will (dated 3 Sept. 1745, proved 7 Sept. 1747) of Thomas Sudgwick, mariner, of Ipswich.  HA61/436/534  [n.d.]

Contents:
Money and personal possessions to wife Elizabeth; 1/8 share in vessell "Friends Love" of Ipswich to mariner Robert Backhouse of Ipswich if still its master. To debts: estate in Bramford; and other money bequests.

Agreement by William Woods and Nathaniel Acton for conveyance of copyhold (11/3 acres in Bramford) for £60 to Acton by 5 April 1763.  HA61/436/536  5 Feb 1763

Abstract of title of William Woods to copyhold of manor of Christchurch alias Withepole House.  HA61/436/531  1702 to 1749

Copy of court roll of Christchurch (als. Withepole House).  HA61/436/535  4 April 1763

Contents:
Surrender by William Woods, yeoman, of Bramford and wife Frances of copyhold to Nathaniel Acton.

Bond for £120 by William Woods, yeoman, of Bramford to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford for peaceful enjoyment of copyhold (of Christchurch als. Withepole House)  HA61/436/537  4 April 1763

Copy of court roll of Christchurch alias Withepole House  HA61/436/538  13 July 1795

Contents:
(William Fonnereau, Lord). Admission of Nathaniel Lee Acton on death of father Nathaniel Acton, to tenement called Millers in Bramford - ½ acre (occupied by Thomas Cutting) and 1 rood land, and to 1 rood by Millers Wood (on which entered Nathaniel Acton 28 May 1746), and 1 acre 1 rood called Knappers Meadow occupied by John Edwards (once estate of Thomas Rowning) to which late Nathaniel Acton admitted 3 April 1766 on surrender by William Woods and wife Mary. Bill of fees for admission.

Bundle marked: "No.35. A.D. 1695 to 1795. Bramford Angel purchased of Francis Brooke by Nath. Acton in 1763. Purchase money £735."  HA61/436/180-189  1695-1795

Copy of will made 15 July 1695 of Thomas Brooke, gent., of Ipswich  HA61/436/180  [n.d.]

Contents:
Including: to wife Anne - messuage and houses in Ipswich; in Bramford, messuage "The Angel", meadow pightles in Ducklemore occupied by John Willett and Henry Jarvis; - to pay £5 p.a. to sister Susan Gibbon; to sister Susan Gibbon - messuages in Bramford Street; to brother Francis Brooke - property purchased of Mr. Alston and of Wm. Boggas; to nephew Francis Brooke property in Haughly and Wetherden; and money bequests.

Copy of will made 10 June 1755 by Francis Brooke, gent., of Westerfield, Suffolk  HA61/436/181  [n.d.]

Contents:
Including: to wife Martha, for life - messuage etc. at present occupied, then in tail male; messuages and farms in Hasketon and Woodbridge (occupied by John Cildersleave), in Martlesham (occupied by Thomas Cullington), in Bramford, Flowton, Burstall (occupied by Joseph Pannefee), then entailed. In tail male - all estates in Westerfield, Witnesham and Tuddenham and all others (occupied by Benjamin Catt). And smaller bequests.

Bond for £40 by John Garrard, carpenter, of Bramford to Francis Brooke, gent., of Ufford  HA61/436/183b  24 June 1761

Contents:
For maintenance in good repair by John Garrard of fences of properties (lately occupied by Robert Jarvis, now by Elizabeth Jarvis, widow) purchased by Garrard from Brooke at even date adjoining Brooke's property in Bramford.

Bond for £100 by John Garrard, carpenter, of Bramford to Francis Brooke, gent., of Ufford  HA61/436/184  2 Oct 1761

Contents:
For maintenance of fencing in good repair by John Garrard of messuage and back office (purchased by Garrard, even date, from Brooke) in Bramford adjoining Brooke's property - "Angel Inn".

Attested copy of lease and release for purpose of recovery by Francis Brooke, gent., of Framlingham, Suffolk to John Matthews, gent., of Gray's Inn  HA61/436/182  16 and 17 Jan 1761

Contents:
For recovery by Henry Alexander, gent., of Framlingham of messuage and land in Westerfield, 200 acres (occupied by Benjamin Catt), messuage and land 100 acres in Tuddenham (occupied by Wm. Stearn), 8 acres messuage and land in Westerfield (occupied by Jn. Glanville), messuage and land in Westerfield (occupied by Nicholas Reeve), barn and 4 inclosures in Witton and Ipswich - 34 acres (occupied by Jeremiah Abbott), 4 acres land in Westerfield (occupied by James Rowland), houses, etc. in Ipswich (occupied by Lott Knight, gent.), "The Angel" and 25 acres in Bramford (occupied by Elizabeth Cutbert, widow), messuages, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Samuel and Robert Jarvis), messuages, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Elizabeth Jarvis, widow), messuage, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Joseph Pannifee), messuage and lands in Hasketon (occupied by John Gildersleeve), messuage and land in Martlesham (occupied by Thomas Cullington).

Attested copy of exemplification of common recovery by Henry Alexander, gent., from John Matthews, gent., (Francis Brooke vouching to warranty)  HA61/436/183a  12 Feb 1761

Contents:
12 messuages, 20 gardens, 600 acres land, 100 acres meadow, 100 acres pasture, etc. in Westerfield, Tuddenham, Ipswich, Bramford, Hasketon, Martlesham and Sproughton.

Copy of agreement between Lott Knight (for Francis Brooke) and Samuel Kilderbee (for Nathaniel Acton)  HA61/436/185  22 Oct 1762

Contents:
For conveyance by 5 Jan. 1763 of Angel Inn (occupied by widow Cuthbert) and cottage (occupied by Samuel Jarvis) in Bramford to Nathaniel Acton for £735.

Lease and release for £735 by Francis Brooke, Esq. of Ufford to Nathaniel Acton, Esq. of Bramford of Angel Inn, Bramford and 25 acres (occupied by widow Cuthbert) and cottage, etc. (occupied by Samuel Jarvis).  HA61/436/187  19 & 20 Jan 1763

Bond for £1470 by Francis Brooke, Esq. of Ufford to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford to perform covenants in indenture of release of even date  HA61/436/186  20 Jan 1763


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Mortgage for £550 by Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford to Nathaniel Whimper, gent., of Bently, Suffolk of Angel Inn, Bramford and 25 acres (occupied by Elizabeth Cuthbert, widow) and cottage, etc. (occupied by Samuel Jarvis) for 1000 years.  HA61/436/188  24 Jan 1763

Contents:
Bond for £1100 by Acton to Whimper to perform covenants seals and signatures torn off. 24 Jan. 1763.

Assignment in trust by Nathaniel Whimper, gent., of Bently, Suffolk to Samuel Kilderbee, gent., of Ipswich of Angel Inn, Bramford, 25 acres and cottage  HA61/436/189  5 Jan 1765


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Contents:
Absolutely Whimper's by indenture 24 Jan. 1763 as payment not made as required for £575.1.6 due and paid, in trust for Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford.

Re "Powlings" in Bramford.  HA61/436/591-593  1753-1777

Mortgage (for 500 years) for £24 by Mary Studd (widow of Wm. Studd) of Bramford to Richard Grimwade, gent., of Bramford  HA61/436/591  2 Jan 1755

Contents:
Inherited by Mary Studd from Elizabeth Powling (only daughter of Richard Powling, cordwainer, of Bramford) of messuages in Bramford (called Powlings) occupied by Richard Kidbee and Elizabeth Carpenter, widow, and 20 roods at Upper end of Bramford Street.

Lease and release for £58 by Mary Studd, widow, of Ipswich to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford of property  HA61/436/593  [n.d.]


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Contents:
2 cottages occupied by Elizabeth Carpenter and George Beaumont. 21 & 22 June 1764.
Agreement for purchase, with note by Acton to Mr. Kilderbee. 18 May 1764.
Note of names of executors of late Mr. Grimwade.
Receipt for money paid to executors of Richard Grimwade for surrender of mortgage. 24 July 1764.
Letter of Samuel Kilderbee to Nathaniel Acton Esq. 26 May 1777.

Surrender of mortgage for £25.15.6 by Richard Grimwade, yeoman, of Naughton, Suffolk and John Grimwade, yeoman, of -, Suffolk and Jonathan Rust, yeoman, of Ipswich (executors of late Richard Grimwade, gent., of Bramford) to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford of property  HA61/436/592  24 July 1764


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Release for £21 by Henry Rowning, gent., of Gray's Inn (only son of late Henry Rowning, gent. of Bramford) to Thomas Salisbury, tailor, of St. Clement Danes, Middlesex  HA61/436/594  27 Sept 1753

Contents:
Messuage and toft and old site of messuage, etc. in Bramford, lately occupied by Thomas Oarsby Barber and now occupied by Richard Hudson. No "lease for a year" - this deed only refers to a "bargain and sale made"

Bundle with label: "Purchase by Mr. N. Acton of 3 tenements in Bramford 1769, for £257.10. No.31. With abstract of John Garrard's title."  HA61/436/519-530  1701-1769

Bargain and sale (for £25) by William Grimwood, yeoman, of Bramford to Henry Rowning, gent. of Bramford of messuage, etc. in Bramford  HA61/436/521  29 Sept 1709


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Lease and release (for £60) by Thomas Salisbury, tailor, of St. Clement Danes, Middlesex to John Garrod, carpenter, of Bramford  HA61/436/520  4 & 5 July 1756

Contents:
Messuage, toft, etc. and ground where a messuage stood in Bramford, formerly occupied by Richard Hudson and now occupied by Robert Woods, John Plumb and Susan Meadows.

Extract copy from will (dated 10 June 1755) of Francis Brooke, gent., late of Westerfield, to Francis Brooke, son of George Brooke and his heir.  HA61/436/522  1761

Contents:
All real property in Westerfield, Witnesham, Tuddenham (occupied by Benjamin Catt) etc., and note of recovery by Francis Brooke.

Lease and release (for £40) by Francis Brooke Esq. of Ufford to John Garrard, carpenter, of Bramford  HA61/436/523  23 & 24 June 1761

Contents:
Messuage etc. in Bramford, formerly occupied by Robert Jarvis and now occupied by Elizabeth Jarvis, widow. Bond for (---) sum by Francis Brooke to John Garrard to perform covenants. 24 June 1761.

Lease and release (for £100) by Francis Brooke, gent. of Ufford (2nd son of late George Brooke of Assington, Suffolk) to John Garrard, carpenter, of Bramford  HA61/436/524  1 & 2 Oct 1761

Contents:
Messuage and bake-office in Bramford adjoining the Angel Inn, occupied by Robt. Jarvis the younger and John Bailey. Bond for £200 by Francis Brooke to John Garrard to perform covenants. 2 Oct. 1761.

Mortgage (for £500 years) (for £60) by John Garrard, carpenter, of Bramford to Richard Dave, coachmaster, of Ipswich  HA61/436/525  24 Dec 1761


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HA61/436/524

Contents:
Messuage etc. in Bramford formerly occupied by Richard Hudson now occupied by Thomas Hudson, John Ward and Susan Meadows, and messuage etc. in Bramford occupied by - Agar, and messuage, bake-office, etc. occupied by Robert Jarvis, John Bailey and John Garrard. Bond for £120 by John Garrard to Richard Dave to secure £60 and interest. 24 Dec. 1761.

Sun Insurance proposals (printed 9 July 1761) inscribed "186641 Mr. Garrard, Mr. Richardson, Ipswich." 29 Dec.1761. Sun Insurance Policy (No.186641) by John Garrard, carpenter, of Bramford to insure against fire his property in Bramford. 29 Dec. 1761.  HA61/436/527  [n.d.]

Contents:
Endorsed as to benefit of Richard Dave of Ipswich, 29 Dec. 1761, for houses in Bramford: (1) occupied by - Ager, thatcher, (2) occupied by Jn. Bailey, turner, Robert Jarvis, bricklayer and Jn. Garrard, carpenter, (3) occupied by Thos. Hudson, husbandman, Jn. Ward, malster, and Mrs. Meadows, mantuamaker.

Abstract of title of John Garrard to a messuage, toft and premises in Bramford.  HA61/436/519  1709 to 1761

Estimation of value of houses of John Garrard  HA61/436/526  12 Jan 1769

Contents:
Ager's and Carsey's £29.10, Jervice's £13.1., the Doctter's and Mrs. Midder's £17.14., Tailor Froud, house, bakehouse and oven £31.17.6., total £92.2.6. (Names noted in later hand: Ager, Kersey, Jarvis, Prettyman, Meadows, Froud).

Inventory and valuation by Thomas Moor of fixtures in 8 tenements in Bramford  HA61/436/530  4 Sept 1769

Contents:
In tenements of: Richard Kersey, Henry Jarvis, Mrs. Meadows, Mr. Frouds, John Death, Henry Balls, Thomas Jolliff, Dr. Prettyman,- Ager.

Lease and release for £197.10 and paying off of £60 mortgage, by John Garrard, carpenter, of Bramford to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford  HA61/436/529  [n.d.]

Contents:
Messuage and toft, etc. in Bramford now occupied by Thomas Jolly, Thomas Death and Henry Balls, messuage, etc. occupied by Daniel Ager and Richard Kersey, messuage, bake office, etc. adjoining Angel Inn occupied by - Froud, Susan Meadows, widow, - Prettyman and Henry Jarvis. 28 Oct. 1769.
Agreement for above conveyance within 1 month of next Michaelmas. 16 Jan. 1769.
Letter from N. Acton to S. Kilderbee re purchase money for above.

Assignment of mortgage (for rest of 500 years) (for £60 and agreement by Acton to purchase) by Richard Dave, coachmaker, of Ipswich (consent of John Garrard, carpenter, of Bramford) to Samuel Kilderbee, gent., of Ipswich.  HA61/436/528  28 Oct 1769


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Contents:
In trust to await inheritance of Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford of property in Bramford (mortgage 24 Dec 1761)

Bundle marked: "No.23. Title deeds of an Estate called 'The Lime & Brick Kiln' or 'Gilberts' Farm purchased by Nath. Acton from John Stevens in 1770 and of the Paper Mill Farm purchased by Nath. Acton for his son N. Lee Acton from Lord Archibald Hamilton in 1773. With schedule thereof of N.L. Acton's title."  HA61/436/449-467  1772-1793

Papers re title of John Stevens to Property at Bramford  HA61/436/457  [n.d.]


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Contents:
Agreement of John Stevens and Francis Austen of Sevenoaks, Kent, for messuage, lands and limekiln in Bramford. 16 July 1770
(b) Letter of George Weller (Boxted Hall) to Nathaniel Acton. 26 Aug. 1770.
(c) Copy of will (dated 21 July 1714 and proved 25 Nov. 1714) of John Lodington, gent., of Abinger, Surrey. To son James: property in Abinger and Gilbert's Farm, Bramford; and money bequests to others.
(d) Copy of will (dated 7 April 1748 and proved 11 May 1751) of James Lodington Esq. of Chislehurst, Kent. In tail male to nephew John Stevens: property in Well Close Square, Middlesex. To nephew Thomas Stevens: property in Bramford; and money bequests to others.
(e) Copy of will (dated - 1748 and proved 15 Aug. 1751) of Thomas Stevens, brewer, of St. Sepulchres, London. Money bequests and "all rest" to brother John Stevens.

Lease and release (for £1000) by John Stevens, Esq. of Chislehurst, Kent. (brother of Thomas Stevens, brewer, of St. Sepulchre's, London, who was nephew of James Loddington, late of Chislehurst), to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford  HA61/436/456  19 & 20 Sept 1770

Contents:
Messuage, etc. in Bramford, brick-kiln and lime-kiln, 2 acres meadow, 11 acres arable, 20 acres pasture, known as Gilbert's Farm (once occupied by Thomas Gilbert, late occupied by William Wood, now occupied by Thomas Bond). Bond for £2000 by John Stevens to Nathaniel Acton to perform covenants.

Covenant to uses of a fine by William Baker, clerk, of Layham, Suffolk and wife Susan and Ed. Spencer Esq. of Rendlesham and wife Anne to Edward Mundy, vintner, of Woodbridge, Suffolk  HA61/436/450  1 May 1722

Contents:
For 2 messuages, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 60 acres land, 10 acres meadow, 30 acres pasture, etc. in Bramford (occupied by John Orford)
Two halves of final concord as above (for £100). Trinity, 1722.

Covenant (deed and draft copy) by Ed. Spencer, Esq. of Rendlesham, Suffolk (who married Ann, daughter of William Baker) to William Baker and wife Susan, clerk, of Layham, Suffolk  HA61/436/451  9 Nov 1723

Contents:
For £800 dowry paid and lands given to hold in trust for William Baker for life, then wife Susan for life, then to Ed. Spencer (with wife Ann) in lien of further £800 dowry. Messuage etc. total 90 acres in Bramford called Hulver Hills and Alderfields (occupied by John Orford).

Copy of will (dated 24 Jan. 1726) (proved 2 May 1727) of Edward Spencer Esq. of Rendlesham  HA61/436/452  [n.d.]

Contents:
Including - to Edward Ventris, Esq. of Sproughton for 100 years: all real property out of which he to pay £3000 to daughter Elizabeth; to daughter Anne: all real property out of which £100 p.a. to her sister Elizabeth; and other bequests and provision for education of daughters.

Copy of (lease and) release (for intended marriage of Ann Spencer to Duke of Hamilton and Brandon)  HA61/436/454  14 & 15 July 1737

Contents:
By Ann Spencer, eldest of two daughters of late Edward Spencer to Sir John Barker, bt., of Grimston Hall, Suffolk, Frederick Frankland Esq. of St. Georges, Hanover Square, William Hamilton Esq., Lincoln's Inn and Joseph Taylor of Inner Temple on trust for Duke of Hamilton and Ann Spencer and heirs entailed as stated, of property including, more closely defined, capital messuage called Naunton Hall, lands in Rendlesham and Ash (occupied by John Wade), messuages, etc. in Rendlesham, Wantisden and Tunstall (occupied by John Simpson, John Grimwood and James Durnant), blacksmith's shop and 1 acre hempland in Tunstall (occupied by John Birch), messuage, etc. in Kettleburgh called Clavens or Hetts (late occupied by William Nicholls, now by John Yellop) - lately purchased from John & Ann Sparham (on 26 & 27 March 1696) by Ed. Spencer, land etc. in Kettleburgh and Brandiston (late Charles Sterlings gent., formerly occupied by Stephen Welton, now by William Nicholls) - purchased by Ed. Spencer from Wm. Ingham & John Smith (24 & 25 June 1720)
Lands etc. in Bramford (occupied by John Orford) - purchased 1 May 1722, 4 acres in Butley Street (2 pieces) formerly copyhold, 3 pieces in Butley called Cow Pasture - total 50 acres (late occupied by William Cavill and by Nicholas May, now by Thomas Bennington) - purchased by Ed. Spencer from Robert Harland 11 & 12 Feb. 1723, manors of Bavents and Colvills (late estate of Clenenoe Corrance) in Rendlesham, Eyke, Bromswell, Sutton, Wantisden, Ash, Lowdham, Marlesford, Hacheston, Ufford, Dallinghoo and Butley, capital messuage in Rendlesham (formerly of Clement Corrance, then Robert Lane), "Ash Green" and "Baseland" in Rendlesham (late occupied by Oliver Taster, gent., then John Roper, junior) - purchased by Ed. Spencer from Thomas Folkes Esq. (trustee for Clemence Corrance and Sir Jermyn Davers, Bt. and Roger Pratt) on 2 & 3 July 1725; and all property of Ann Spencer (late Edward Spencer) in parishes as listed at end of HA61/436/453

Copy of bargain and sale for purpose of common recovery by Ld. Archibald Hamilton of Ashton Hall, Lancs. to William Hamilton of Lincoln's Inn  HA61/436/458  12 Nov. 1771

Contents:
For recovery by Oliver Farrer, gent., of Chancery Lane of property. Copy of exemplification of common recovery as above. Michaelmas 1771

Agreement between Lord Archibald Hamilton of Chapple Street, Berkley Square and Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford  HA61/436/459  22 Aug 1774

Contents:
For conveyance of messuage and land in Bramford (occupied by Edward Johnson at £52 p.a.) by Hamilton to Acton for £1550 on 10 Nov. next (1774)

Bond for £3100 by Lord Archibald Hamilton to Nathaniel Acton to provide good title to Acton for land in Bramford by next 5 April (1775) or to repay £1550 and interest.  HA61/436/460  23 Dec 1774

Lease and release for £1550 by Lord Archibald Hamilton of Ashton Hall, Lancs (eldest son by 2nd wife Ann of James, Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, who married later Hon. Richard Savage Nassau of Easton, Suffolk) to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford  HA61/436/461  23 & 24 April 1775

Contents:
2 messuages etc. in Bramford (late occupied by John Orford, now by Edward Johnson) with covenant by Hamilton to support title (schedule of deeds listed)

Assignment for rest of 100 years under will of Edward Spencer  HA61/436/462  [n.d.]

Contents:
(To secure payments to daughters and heirs) by Thomas Cage, Sir James Dashwood and wife Dame Elizabeth (nee Spencer) of 2 messuages etc. (occupied by Edward Johnson) to Thomas Rede and George Morgan in trust for Nathaniel Acton; of messuage, etc. (occupied by John Grant) to Thomas Rede and George Morgan in trust for Robert Sparrow; of messuage, etc. (occupied by Robert Shemming) to William Hamilton and John Kilderbee, to pay £2000 to Thomas Cage in trust for Lord A. Hamilton; of messuage, etc. (occupied by John Simpson) to William Hamilton and John Kilderbee, to pay £1000 to Richard Savage Nassau in trust for Lord A. Hamilton; of all other property concerned to William Hamilton and John Kilderbee in trust for Lord A. Hamilton. 25 Dec 1775.
Parties to indenture:
William Kirby, gent. of Witnesham, sole executor of Mary Ventris, widow of Edward Ventris of Sproughton.
Thomas Cage, gent., of Nacton.
Sir James Dashwood, kt., and wife Dame Elizabeth (nee Spencer) of Kirtlington Park, Oxford.
Hon. Richard Savage Nassau of Easton.
Lord Archibald Hamilton.
Thomas Mills Esq. of Barlaston, Staffs. and Samuel Kilderbee, gent., of Ipswich.
Nathaniel Acton of Bramford
Robert Sparrow of Worlingham Hall.
Thomas Rede, gent. of Becoles and George Morgan, gent., of Bramford.
William Hamilton and John Kilderbee, gents., of Framlingham.

Lease and release for £343.14. by Nathaniel Acton Esq. and his only son Nathaniel Lee Acton Esq. of Bramford, Suffolk  HA61/436/465  24 & 25 Dec 1778

Contents:
To Thomas Bond, limeburner, of Bramford of 7 acres 4 perches in Bramford called Walls, 5 acres 1 rood, 30 perches called Cherry Field and Garden, (occupied by John Clarke), 3 acres 3 roods 10 perches called Bell Pightle (occupied by Constantine Dickenson). Also by Thomas Bond (for £332.4.) to Nathaniel Acton of 1/6th part of meadow called Alls Marsh (area = 1 acre, 3 roods, 13 perches); copyhold in Ducklemere Field, 3 roods, 20 perches; 4/6ths of freehold and all of copyhold in 3 pieces called Sillots Closes and Thornbush Hill (total = 2 acres, 1 rood and 8 perches): 3 acres, 1 rood, 33 perches (occupied by Thomas Bond) behind farmhouse of N. Acton. Covenant by Thomas Bond to do utmost to secure conveyance of other 2/6ths by John Bond and John, Elizabeth and Sarah Poole and 3 infants.

Lease and release (as covenanted and for £26.12.) by John Bond, yeoman, of Bramford (brother of Thomas Bond)  HA61/436/466  15 & 16 March 1786

Contents:
To Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford of 1/6th of Alls Marsh and 1/6th of Bullen Piece and 1/6th of Sillotts Closes or Thornbush Hill

Lease and release (as covenanted and for £26.12.) by John Poole, yeoman, and Elizabeth Poole, spinster, of Bramford  HA61/436/467  13 & 14 Aug 1793

Contents:
To Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford of 1/6th part of Alls Marsh, 1/6th part of Bullen Piece and 1/6th part of Sillotts Closes or Thornbush Hill. N. Acton now has all six parts

Copy of lease and release by Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford sole executor of Baptist Lee and Rev. Joseph Lathbury of Livermere, with Nathaniel Acton surviving devisee and trustee of Baptist Lee  HA61/436/464  17 and 18 July 1778

Contents:
To Nathaniel Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere, son of Nathaniel Acton and nephew of Baptist Lee, of property bought for £7370: Messuage, brick kiln and lime kiln etc. in Bramford with 11 acres arable, 2 acres meadow and 27 acres pasture called Gilberts Farm (occupied once by Thomas Gilbert, then by William Wood, now by Thomas Bond) - purchased from John Stevens 19 & 20 Sept. 1770; messuage etc. called Thornbush Hall, Bramford; cottage etc. called Hol-meadow, Bramford; 7 acres called Aldermarsh; 1 acre, 1 rood and 4 acres (late occupied by Giles baker, now by Jonathan Mills); 6 acres called Tans Countwell; 2 cottages etc. in Bramford (late occupied by Edmund Pegg and Charles Pegg Woodund, now by Jonathan Mills); Long Pightle, Bramford (late occupied by Henry Double, now by Jonathan Mills); 6 acres Street Field, Bramford (occupied by Daniel Brazier & Thomas Kerridge); Wales Close or Wauleys Walls in Bramford; 1 acre near Marsh Capp (late occupied by John Brazier); 2 acres meadow (occupied by John Clarke); farm in Bramford (occupied by Edward Johnson); messuage, etc. in Great Livermere (formerly of Charles Serjeant, wheelwright, now occupied by John Jacob and James Leach); cottage, etc. in Great Livermere (occupied once by Thomas Stall, then by Benjamin King, now by Simon Mothersole, bricklayer, and Richard Chinnery, shoemaker); newly erected messuage, etc. in Gt. Livermere, 3½ acres, granted to Joseph Nunn by Baptist Lee (6 & 7 Aug. 1733) with 2 roods in Gt. Livermere (late occupied by Elizabeth Hilder, widow, John Garwood and Simon Mothersole) - purchased by N. Acton of Joseph Nunn (11 & 12 Jan. 1775); 3 cottages etc. in Gt. Livermere (formerly belonged late Simon Mothersole, bricklayer, and lately occupied by Susannah Mothersole, Ann Mothersole, Charles Ashby and John Richer) purchased by N. Acton from Edward Frost and wife Ann (nee Mothersole) 26 & 27 Dec. 1776.

Abstract of title of Nathaniel Lee Acton to 2 messuages etc. in Bramford (Gilbert's and Paper Mill Farms) occupied by Mary Bond from 1714/1722 to 1778.  HA61/436/463  [n.d.]

Copy of schedule of title deeds etc. re Limekiln or Gilbert's Farm, Bramford and Paper Mill Farm, Bramford, and 1/6th of other lands near the river (occupied by Mary Bond), property of Nathaniel Lee Acton.  HA61/436/449  10 Dec 1822

Contents:
Deeds held from N.L. Acton when mortgaged 1822.

Attested copy (3 June 1776) of bargain and sale for purpose of common recovery by Dame Anne Barker (widow of late Ed. Spencer of Rendlesham) and Ann Spencer (daughter of late Ed. Spencer of Rendlesham) to Robert Moxon, gent., of Barnard's Inn  HA61/436/453  17 June 1737

Contents:
For common recovery by Thomas Bayley, gent., of Chancery Lane in St. Andrew, Holborne of messuage, etc. and land in [...] Leiston and Theberton (occupied by Thomas Grimsby); messuage and land (120 acres) in Butley (formerly occupied by Mathew Armiger); messuage and land (64 acres) in Butley (formerly occupied by Richard Libbis); messuage etc., land (6 acres) in Butley (formerly occupied by Edward Read, now occupied by William Terrell); 10 acres land in Butley (occupied by Joseph Clarke); messuage etc. and 6 acres (occupied by Thomas Silvester); barn and land etc. (24 acres) in Butley (formerly occupied by Richard Libbis and William Terrell); messuage etc. (called Longhouse) in Capell (occupied by John Buttall); messuage (formerly occupied by - Sawford); messuage etc. in Capell (? St. Andrew) (formerly occupied by Samuel Hawkins); messuage (formerly occupied by - Carman); 12 acres (Boatmans) in Butley; messuages, land, etc. (formerly leased to Robert Morse and Robert Dover, gents., by William Forth) in Butley, Tangham, Capell, Boyton, Chelsford, Wantisden, Lowdam, Sutton, Hollesley and Eyke (formerly occupied by John May, Henry Stiles, Francis (Poachie), Sackville Warden, Henry Mason and John Rivers); manors of Naunton Hall, Bavents and Colvills and all other property of late Edward Spencer in Leiston, Theberton, Butley, Tangham, Capell, Boyton, Chelsford, Wantisden, Sutton, Hollesley, Eyke, Kettleburgh, Brandeston, Bramford, Rendlesham, Ash, Loudham, Tunstall, Bromeswell, Marlesford, Hacheston, Ufford and Dallinghoo

Attested copy of exemplification of common recovery by Thomas Bayley, gent., from Robert Moxon (Ann Spencer vouching) for property as in HA61/436/453  HA61/436/455  [n.d.]

Bundle marked "No.24a. Old writings of Thornbush Hall and late Rowning's lands. A.D. 1612 to 1702."  HA61/436/234-245  1612-1702

Lease (for 13 years at £16.10 p.a.) by Thomas, Lord Wentworth to John Blacksall, husbandman, of Bramford, Suffolk of property in Bramford  HA61/436/234  22 Oct 1613

Contents:
1 messuage and 2 acres meadow in Aldmarsh, Bramford, 1 acre meadow in or by Cleavewater Meadow, 16 acres pasture and arable in 3 closes, 6 acres arable, 5 acres arable called Sage Hill, 3 acres arable (? in Burstall)

Bargain and sale (for £1900) by Thomas, Lord Wentworth to Edward Salter, clerk, of Monkes Ely, Suffolk of manor of Flowton  HA61/436/235  16 Feb 1617/18

Contents:
With all property in Flowton, Bramford, Burstall, Elmsett, Gt. Blakenham, Lt. Blakenham, Somersham, Hintlesham and Baylham, and property in Flowton (leased to Thomas Hauntyn 19 Sept 1614) and in Flowton (Pibetts - leased to Henry Derrick, 1 March 1589), and in Flowton (leased to Stephen Ludland, 22 Oct. 1613); and in Bramford and Burstall (leased to John Blacksall, 22 Oct. 1613 and in Flowton, cottage (occupied by widow Barker).
Not including: land sold to Ferndy family (10 Feb. 1618/19), nor 1 acre in Blackford meadow sold to Snellinge.

Bargain and sale (for £97) by Francis Coppinger, gent., of Whitton, late of Bramford, to Mary Brasier, widow, of Bramford of 5 acres arable (Wales Close or Wanleys), 1 acre meadow (called Marsh Gappe).  HA61/436/238  29 Nov. 1671

Copy of will (made 19 March 1692) of John Brasier of Bramford, Suffolk  HA61/436/237  [n.d.]

Contents:
Including:- to son John: "Rose" Inn, Stowmarket; (after wife's decease): house, etc. (occupied by Mr. Collison and Robert Debodge), Stowmarket; (when of Age): house, maltings mill, Bramford (occupied by Wm. Rowe), land in Bramford called Wall, purchased of Francis Coppinger, and also that late of Jo. Bradge (own occupation), land in Bramford (occupied by Ralph Hood); Calves pasture, Bramford, land in Stowmarket (lately Jo Keeble's), house, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Robert Burch), and land, Allsmarsh, purchased of Francis Coppinger (in own occupation); with various provisions and other bequests.

Mortgage (for £30) by John Brasier, gent., of Bramford to John Walford of Ipswich of property in Bramford in occupation of John Brasier  HA61/436/239  17 Feb 1691

Contents:
Bond for £60 by John Brasier to John Walford to secure £30 and interest. 17 Feb. 1691.
Receipt for £30 received by Brasier from Walford.

Assignment of mortgage (for £33) by John Walford, scrivener, of Ipswich and (for £27) by John Brasier, gent., of Bramford to Edward Burton, yeoman, of Playford of property in Bramford  HA61/436/243  21 Oct 1699

Contents:
Bond for £120 by Brasier to Burton to secure £63. 21 Oct. 1699. Receipt by Brasier and Walford for £33 and £27 from Burton. 21 Oct. 1699

Bargain and sale (for £100) by Thomas Asheton, yeoman, of Ipswich, son of William Asheton, late of Blakenham, to John Brasier, gent., of Bramford of property in Bramford, messuage etc. (late occupied by Eleazer snowe, now by Robert Birch) in Bramford and 6 acres (in 2 pieces pasture (occupied by Ralph Heed).  HA61/436/236  5 Aug 1681

Mortgage (for £50) by John Brasier, gent., of Bramford to Edward Burton, gent. of Sproughton of messuage and 6 acres in Bramford (occupied by Robert Birch and Ralph Hood).  HA61/436/240  8 Sept 1691

Assignment of mortgage for £53 by Edward Burton, yeoman, of Sproughton (consent of John Brasier, gent., of Bramford) to Thomas Wright, gent., of Ipswich of property in Bramford  HA61/436/241  19 Aug 1692

Assignment of mortgage for £60 by Thomas Wright, gent., of Ipswich (with consent of John Brasier, gent. of Clopton) to Edward Burton, yeoman, of Playford of property in Bramford  HA61/436/242  12 June 1697

Contents:
Bond for £20 by John Brasier to Edward Burton to perform covenants. 12 June 1697.
Receipt for £60 received by Thomas Wright from Edward Burton. 12 June 1697.

Assignment of mortgage (for £124.10.) by Edward Burton, yeoman, of Playford (consent of John Brasier, gent., of Claydon)  HA61/436/244  29 Sept 1702

Contents:
To Jonathan Mills, gent., of Bramford and John Rowning, gent., of Sproughton (in trust for Henry Rowning, gent., of Bramford) of property in Bramford (2 mortgages - purchased in 1671 and 1681

Lease and release (for £230) by John Brasier, gent., of Claydon, Suffolk and wife Hannah to Henry Rowning, gent., of Bramford of property in Bramford.  HA61/436/245  29 and 30 Sept 1702

Contents:
Messuage and 6 acres (occupied by John Brasier and Daniel Kerridge), 5 acres Hales Close or Wanleys, 1 acre by Marshe Gappe, 2 acres called Wall (occupied by John Brasier and Daniel Kerridge)

Bundle marked: "No.24B. Old writings of Thornbush Hall and late Rowning's Lands" Bramford, Suffolk.  HA61/436/84-102  1642-1770

Final concord between John Thurlby, gent., plaintiff and John Curtis and wife Gertrude, deforciants  HA61/436/85  1642

Contents:
For 10 messuages, 4 tofts, 10 gardens, 200 acres land, 20 acres meadow, 100 acres pasture, 4 acres wood and 5 acres alder in Bramford, Blakenham super montem, Blakenham super aquam, Nettlestead, Somersham, Sproughton, Bentley, Tattingstone, Belstede parva in Suffolk.

Deed poll by Noah Sandford, gent., of Ipswich of bargain and sale to John Curtis Esq. of Bramford, Suffolk.  HA61/436/86  17 Sept 1649

Contents:
3 pieces of arable, pasture and wood land (5 acres) in Bramford between lands of John Curtis at Holmedowe lately of Thomas Baron.

Deed poll by John Curtis, Esq. of Middle Temple, London and wife Gertrude  HA61/436/87  11 Nov 1659

Contents:
Revoking uses as contained in indenture of 30 Jan 1643 declaring John Thurlby seised of: messuage etc. (called Runtings), 5 acres pasture (Holmeclose and Cartlodge Pightle), 6 acres (Leas Close) lately occupied by William Noble and Henry Dubble, 7 acres adjoining on S. (Childermarsh), 26 acres (two fields, Sandy field and Sandy field meadow), and 6 acres (Pond Close and Dovehouse Meadow) now to use of John Curthois and wife etc.

Bargain and sale by John Curthois, Esq. of Bramford and wife Gertrude to Josiah Child, merchant, City of London, John Doggett, merchant, City of London and William Hamby, gent., of Ipswich  HA61/436/88  28 Nov 1663

Contents:
For £2200 of property in Bramford, Suffolk:- 1 messuage etc. (Thornbush Hall), 1 cottage etc. (Holmeadowe), 7 acres (Aldermarsh), 1 acre 1 rood arable and pasture, 4 acres occupied by Giles Baker - lately in exchange to John and Gertrude Curthoise from William Smyth, clerk, of Hockwold, Norfolk. All in property of John and Gertrude Curthois now occupied by John Mills. 6 acres (Tans Countwell) exchanged from William Smyth, 2 cottages etc. occupied formerly by Edw. Pegg, then by Charles Woodward, now by William Price, 2 acres (Long Pightle) on W. of London-Bramford road lately occupied by Henry Double, and all other property of John and Gertrude Curthois on W. of same road.

Receipt by John Curthois for £2200 from Josiah Child, John Doggett and William Hamby (trustees of Anne Hutchinson).  HA61/436/89  28 Nov 1663

Copy of final concord between Josiah Child, John Doggett, Wm. Hamby, plaintiffs, and John and Gertrude Curthoise, deforciants  HA61/436/90  1663-1664

Contents:
For 1 messuage, 3 cottages, 3 gardens, 140 acres land, 10 acres meadow, 60 acres pasture, etc. in Bramford, Blakenham super montem, Blakenham awuam, Nettlestead, Somersham and Sproughton in Suffolk.

Deed poll by Josiah Child, merchant, London, John Doggett, merchant, London, Wm. Hamby, gent., Ipswich and Richard Hutchinson Esq., London  HA61/436/91  28 Jan 1663/4

Contents:
Declaring trust by Child, Doggett and Hamby for Anna Hutchinson, wife of Richard, of property in Bramford (Thornbush Hall etc.) purchased for £2200 from John and Gertrude Curthoise 28 Nov. 1663.

Copy of the will of Ann Hutchinson, wife of Richard Hutchinson Esq. the elder of Spittlefields, Stepney, Middlesex, made 21 Oct. 1678.  HA61/436/92  Proved 12 Sept 1681

Contents:
Property in trust at Bramford to husband, Richard, then to son, Richard, etc. and making husband, Richard Hutchinson, sole executor.

Lease and release by Sir Richard Child, Bt. of Wanstead, Essex, heir of surviving trustee (Josiah Child)  HA61/436/93  16 & 17 Oct 1716

Contents:
For Ann Hutchinson to Sir Richard Hutchinson, kt., of Ashwell, Herts., heir under will of Ann Hutchinson (eldest son of her son Richard) of property in Bramford (Thornbush Hall) purchased 28 Nov. 1663 to hold in tail male

Lease and release by Sir Richard Hutchinson, kt., of Ashwell, Herts. to James Colebrooke, mercer, London of Thornbush Hall etc., Bramford  HA61/436/94  9 & 10 Nov 1716

Contents:
For purpose of common recovery by William Graham, merchant, London, for £100 p.a. to Richard Hutchinson until death, then £1000 and interest to James Colebrooke, then to William Graham for ever. Bond for £1000 by 10th May next from Wm. Graham, merchant London to James Colebrooke. 9 Nov. 1716.

Common recovery by William Grahame, gent. against James Colebrooke, gent.  HA61/436/95  1716

Contents:
4 messuages, 6 gardens, 140 acres land, 20 acres meadow, 60 acres pasture, etc. in Bramford, Blakenham super montem, Blakenham super aquam, Nettlestead, Somersham and Sprolkton (Sproughton) with Sir Richard Hutchinson as vouchee.

Records of chancery proceedings, 1724 involving Alexander Hamilton and Richard Hutchinson, William Graham and James Colebrooke.  HA61/436/102  [n.d.]

Contents:
Receipts of R. Hutchinson, 1726-30, for remaining purchase money from Henry Hankey.
Letter of R. Hutchinson, 9 May 1724, empowering Benjamin Cooke, attorney, to act in sale of Thornbush Hall.
Letter of Wm. Graham, 9 May 1724.
Receipts of Mr. Hamilton 1726.
Account of Benjamin Cooke to Henry Hankey, 10 Feb. 1726.
Burial certificate for Wm. Hankey 1680 (St. Matthew's Ipswich).
Probate of will of John Doggett Esq. of London (made 26 Dec. 1679) and proved 6 April 1680.
Baptismal certificate for David Grahame, born 20 March 1707, baptised 9 April 1708 (St. Edmund, King and Martyr, London) certificate dated 16 Aug. 1730.
Bond for £60 of Noah Sandford to John Curtis for quiet enjoyment of Holmeadow, Bramford, Suffolk. 14 Sept. 1649.

Lease and release by John Hamilton, gent., Middlesex, sole executor of Alexander Hamilton, late of Chelsea, James Colebrooke, Esq., London, and Richard Hutchinson, kt. of Ashwell. Herts.  HA61/436/97  [n.d.]

Contents:
To Henry Hankey, goldsmith, London, of property of Sir Richard Hutchinson in Bramford (Thornbush Hall etc), James Colebrooke was trustee for Hamilton, to whom money now due, and payment ordered following Chancery proceedings. 10 & 11 Jan. 1725.

Release by David Grahame, gent., of London, son and heir of William Graham (for 5/-) and Sir Richard Hutchinson (for £300) of Henry Hankey, Esq., Alderman of the City of London, of all claims etc. in respect of Thornbush Hall, etc., Bramford (sold to Henry Hankey Jan. 1725)  HA61/436/98  27 Aug 1730

Exchange of lands  HA61/436/99  [n.d.]

Contents:
By:-
(a) Lease and release by Sir Thomas Hankey, kt. of London and his son and heir Thomas Hankey Esq. of Bramford, Suffolk, of land in Bramford: 4 acres 1 rood 21 perches arable land (called Further Street Field or Carters Glebe) part of Thornbush Hall Farm - lately occupied by John Clarke, now occupied by Nathaniel Acton.
In exchange for
(b) Lease and release by Nathaniel Acton to Sir Thomas and Thomas Hankey of land in Bramford: 2 acres, 3 roods, 32 perches land (called copyhold), 2 roods 28 perches (Little Howborows), 3 roods 1 perch - part of Lower Pightles (formerly Colbournes), all late occupied by Constantine Dickerson and John Cutting and now occupied by John Clarke. 19 & 17 Dec 1765

Counterpart duplicate of HA61/436/99  HA61/436/100  16 & 17 Dec 1765

Contents:
Bond of £150 from Nathaniel Acton to Sir Thomas Hankey for the enjoyment of lands exchanged. 17 Dec. 1765.

Release of quit-rent of 1/9½d. p.a. for land called Walls (Braziers) in Bramford for 10/- of Sir Thomas Hankey, London by Nathaniel Acton, Lord of the Manor of Bramford.  HA61/436/101  17 Dec 1765

Abstract of the title of Thomas Hankey Esq. to Thornbush Hall and lands in Bramford, Suffolk  HA61/436/84  [n.d.]

Contents:
Drawn up 29 Sept. 1770, covering period from 1642, approved by George Weller, Middle Temple, on succession of Thomas Hankey as tenant in tail (by will of Hry. Hankey) following death of Sir Thomas Hankey, kt., 5 July 1770.

Bundle marked: "No.24c. Part late Rowning's Lands and Thornbush Hall. A.D. 1712-1770. Purchased by N. Acton from Thos. Hankey in 1770 for £4200."  HA61/436/632-645  1712-1770

Mortgage (of 1000 years) for £150 by Henry Rowning, gent., of Bramford to Edward Burton, yeoman, of Ipswich  HA61/436/633  [n.d.]

Contents:
Messuage and 6 acres in Bramford lately occupied by John Brasier and Daniel Kerridge and now occupied by Henry Rowning and Roger Bruce, 5 acres in Bramford (called Wales or Wanleys), 1 acre near Marish Gappe occupied by Henry Rowning, 2 acres (called Walls). 1 Oct. 1713.
Bond for £300 by Rowning to Burton to perform covenants. 1 Oct. 1713.

Extract from will (dated 10 Oct. 1712 and proved 27 June 1722) of Edward Burton, late of Ipswich. Executor to be son Edward Burton.  HA61/436/632  [n.d.]

Assignment of mortgage for £150 to Burton and 5/- to Rowning by Edward Burton, yeoman, of Elmsett (son of late Ed. Burton, yeoman, of Elmsett)  HA61/436/634  12 June 1725

Contents:
At direction of Henry Rowning, gent., of Bramford) to Thomas Ventris, clerk, of Earl Stonham of property mortgaged 1 Oct. 1713

Copy of will (dated 4 April 1732) of Henry Rowning, gent., of Bramford.  HA61/436/635  [n.d.]

Contents:
£50 p.a. to wife Elizabeth to be charged on estate. Executor: wife Elizabeth.
Copy of will (dated 2 March 1734) of Henry Rowning, gent., £50 p.a. to wife (sole executrix) and £500 out of real and personal estate. To wife and two sons in equal shares: real estate.

Assignment of mortgage for £150 to Ventris and 5/- to Rowning by Thomas Ventris, clerk, of Earl Stonham  HA61/436/637  31 March 1737

Contents:
At direction of Elizabeth Rowning of Bramford, widow, and Henry Rowning, gent., of Winchester St., London, and Thomas Rowning, linen draper of Cornhill, London - all three being devisees of late Henry Rowning, gent., of Bramford) to Giles James, gent., of London

Copy of deed of agreement between Elizabeth Rowning of Bramford (widow of late Henry Rowning) and Henry Rowning, gent., of London and Thomas Rowning, linendraper (sons of late Henry Rowning)  HA61/436/638  20 June 1738

Contents:
1. Conveyance of Elizabeth's share in estate to Henry & Thomas.
2. Right of Elizabeth to live rent-free in Bramford house with Henry and Thomas.
3. £900 due to Elizabeth for above conveyance only payable as she elects - interest to be paid in lieu.

Lease and release for £330 by Henry Rowning, gent., of Winchester St., London and Thos. Rowning, linendraper, of Cornhill, London, to Thomas Hankey, banker, of London  HA61/436/639  26 & 27 Dec 1739

Contents:
Of 6 acres in Bramford (called Streetfield) late occupied by Daniel Brasier and Thos. Kerridge, 6 acres arable (called Wales Close), 2 acres (called Walls) (last 2 made into 1 piece of 7 acres), 1 acre at Marish Gappe, 2 acres in Aldmarsh, all occupied by Henry and Thos. Rowning.

Assignment of mortgage for £155 from Thomas Hankey and 5/- from Sir Joseph Hankey by Giles James, gent., of London  HA61/436/640  27 Dec 1739

Contents:
At direction of Henry Rowning, gent., of Winchester St., London and Thos. Rowning, linendraper, of Cornhill, London) to Sir Joseph Hankey, kt., and Alderman of the City of London, in trust for Thos. Hankey, banker, of City of London of property in Bramford but messuage in trust for Henry and Thos. Rowning.

Extract from will (dated 20 April 1769 and proved with codicil 17 July 1770) of Sir Thos. Hankey, kt., late of Fenchurch St., London.  HA61/436/641  [n.d.]

Contents:
To son Thomas: estate in Clapham - purchased of John Rush, Rebecca and Samuel Adams, estate in Bramford - purchased of Henry and Thos. Rowning, and ½ share of messuage in Fenchurch St. (parish of St. Dionis Backchurch, London) occupied by Stephen Joseph Chaplin Hankey Esq.

Extract from will (dated 17 June 1762 and proved 10 July 1769) of Sir Joseph Hankey, kt., Alderman of the City of London.  HA61/436/642  [n.d.]

Contents:
Appointment of executors: wife Dame Elizabeth Hankey and son Joseph Chaplin Hankey.

Lease and release (for £4200) for purpose of common recovery by Thos. Hankey Esq. of City of London (son and heir of late Sir Thos. Hankey, who was son of Sir Henry Hankey)  HA61/436/643  1 & 2 Nov. 1770

Contents:
To Richard Whishaw, gent. of Staple Inn for recovery by Nathaniel Acton of: messuage etc. in Bramford called Thornbush Hall, cottage etc. called Holmeadow, 7 acres meadow (called Aldermarsh), 2 pieces pasture and arable, (4 acres) by Bramford-Flowton highway occupied lately by John Mills and now by Jonathan Mills, 6 acres called Tans Countwell, 2 cottages etc. on W. of road from Bramford to London occupied by Wm. Price, Edmund Pegg & Charles Pegg Woodward, 2 acres called 'Long Pightle' late occupied by Henry Double, now by Jonathan Mills, on west of Bramford-London road. All above purchased by Sir Henry Hankey from John Hamilton, gent., (10 & 11 Jan. 1725). And property in Bramford purchased of Henry and Thomas Rowning

Exemplification of common recovery by Nathaniel Acton, demandant, versus Richard Wishaw (vouching Thos. Hankey Esq.)  HA61/436/645  1771

Contents:
For 1 messuage, 4 gardens, 160 acres land, 12 acres meadow, 20 acres pasture, 10 acres fen and common etc. in Bramford.

Assignment of mortgage by Joseph Chaplin Hankey Esq. of Eastbergholt (son and executor of late Sir Jos. Hankey) (at direction of Thos. Hankey Esq. of city of London, son and heir of Sir Thos. Hankey, kt. and at nomination of Nathaniel Acton)  HA61/436/644  2 Nov. 1770

Contents:
To Samuel Kilderbee, gent., of Ipswich in trust for Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford, Suffolk of property mortgaged

Extract from will (dated 5 Sept. 1733 and proved 17 Feb. 1736) of Sir Henry Hankey, kt., late Alderman of City of London  HA61/436/636  [n.d.]

Contents:
To son Thomas Hankey (for 99 years):- In St. Mary Woolnoth: "Jonathan's Coffee House" occupied by Mr. Price; in Bramford: Thornbush Hall etc. (purchased of John Hamilton) occupied by William Rivers; in Groton: messuage etc. occupied by Robert Scott and Mary Chaplin; in St. Dionis Backchurch, London: "Four Coffins", Fenchurch St., occupied by Mary Powell; in St. Margaret, Pattens, London: messuage in Lt. Tower Street occupied by Mary Pickering, widow; in Clapham, Surrey: 2 fields etc. occupied by Thomas Early - all in tail male. Copy of above extract with more detail of entail provisions.

Bundle marked: "No. 22A. Ancient writings. Part late Alston's. A.D. 1648 to 1721. Sickamore House Farm, Tye Farm, Brown's Farm and land adjacent in Bramford and Blakenham Parva - purchased by N. Acton from W. Alston in 1771."  HA61/436/568-590  1648-1721

Bargain and sale for £510 by Edward Alston, gent., of Bramford to Mary Alston of Moulsey, Surrey, widow of Joseph Alston, gent., of Washbrook, Suffolk  HA61/436/569  1 Dec 1648

Contents:
Messuage in Bramford (called Osmerpitte or Oserpitte) occupied by Henry Bradstreete and 4 acres adjoining, 10 acres pasture (called Thistley Close) and following fields occupied by Henry Bradstreete: 7 acres meadow or pasture (called Seven Acres), 2 acres, 2 pightles (now in 3) of 4 acres, 4 acres, 8 acres arable (Lovetofts Heath or Bullen Wood).

Two halves of final concord (for £60) between Mary Alston, widow - quer. and Edward Alston, gent. and wife Elizabeth - deforcs.  HA61/436/570  [n.d.]

Contents:
For 1 messuage, 1 garden, 1 orchard, 12 acres land, 6 acres meadow, 20 acres pasture, 20 acres wood, etc. in Bramford. Trinity 1649.

Bargain and sale for £500 by Mary Alston of Moulsey, Surrey, to Edward Warner, Esq. of Parham of property in Bramford  HA61/436/572  19 Dec 1671

Contents:
Including that purchased by late Peter Alston, father of Edward Alston, from Henry Aldham, gent.

Grant and release and confirmation (for £500 paid) by Mary Alston of Moulsey, Surrey (widow of Joseph Alston, gent. of Washbrook, suffolk) to Edmond Warner, Esq. of Parham, Suffolk, HA61/436/572  HA61/436/571  22 Dec 1671

Lease and release for by Mary Alston of Moulsey, Surrey, and Edmond Warner Esq. of Parham to Dorothy Warner, spinster, of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Middlesex of property  HA61/436/573  15 & 16 April 1675

Declaration of trusts for property sold by Mary Alston to Dorothy Warner 16 April 1671 now declared to be in trust to use of Mary Alston and after her death for her debts and surplus on sales to executors.  HA61/436/574  22 April 1675

Mortgage (for 1000 years) for £100 by Mary Alston, widow, of Stowmarket and Dorothy Warner, spinster, now of Stowmarket  HA61/436/575  [n.d.]

Contents:
To Thomas Fiske, gent., of Stonham of property occupied by Robert Downeinge (Bullen Wood occupied by Mary Alston). 21 April 1684.
With endorsements of assignment:-
To John Brandlinge Esq. of Grey's Inn in trust for Elizabeth Brandlinge, his sister. 12 May 1687.
To Nathaniel Hawes, citizen and fishmonger, of London. 13 May 1689.
With deed, 22 July 1708, to Dame Mary Hanmer (on paying off mortgage on purchase of property by Dame Mary Hanmer, 2 June 1708

Will (dated 18 Aug. 1685, proved 9 Sept. 1687) of Mary Alston, widow, of Moulsey, Surrey leaving everything to her sister, Dorothy Warner (also executrix).  HA61/436/576  [n.d.]

Assignment of mortgage by lease and release for £100 to Mary Alston and Dorothy Warner of St. Paul's, Covent Garden, and for £100 to Thomas Fiske, gent., of Rattlesden to Elizabeth Branlinge, spinster, of St. Andrews, Holborn, of property purchased 19 Dec. 1671  HA61/436/577  12 & 13 May 1687

Contents:
Bond for £100 by Mary Alston and Dorothy Warner to Elizabeth Brandlinge to perform covenants. 13 May 1687.

Assignment of mortgage by lease and release for £200 to each by Dorothy Warner, spinster, of St. Paul's, Covent Garden, and Elizabeth Brandling, spinster, of St. Andrew's, Holborn, to Nathaniel Hawes, citizen and fishmonger, of London.  HA61/436/578  12 & 13 May 1689.

Will of Dorothy Warner of St. Martins-in-the-Fields, Middlesex. To Thomas Alston Esq. of Chelsea and Bambridge Buckeridge, gent., of St. Giles', Middlesex  HA61/436/579  [n.d.]

Contents:
All property in Bramford and Blakenham Parva inherited from Joseph Alston through Mary Alston (sister of Dorothy Warner) in trust to dispose of as directed by Dame Mary Hanmer (also daughter of Jos. Alston) but to sell Bullen Wood to settle debts of Mary Alston; and money bequests. Executrix: Isabella Willims, spinster, of St. Andrews, Holborn. Will dated 24 Feb. 1696 and proved 30 May 1700).

Lease and release for £200 and interest by Andrew Stary of Crooked Lane, London, executor of late Nathaniel Hawes, Thomas Alston Esq. of Chelsea, Bambridge Buckridge Esq. of St. Giles-in-the-Fields, Middlesex, and Nathaniel Hawes, gent., grandson and heir of Nath. Hawes, fishmonger  HA61/436/580  1 & 2 June 1708


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Contents:
With consent of Anne Warner of St. James', Clerkenwell, widow of Edmund Warner, merchant, of London and daughter & executrix of Nath. Hawes, citizen and fishmonger of London) to Dame Mary Hanmer, widow, of Bramford, Suffolk, of property in Bramford

Copy of Decree of High Court of Chancery ordering Thomas Alston and Bambridge Buckridge, trustees under will of Dorothy Warner (nee Alston) to convey property to Samuel Alston as heir (subject to payment of debts of late Mary Alston)  HA61/436/583  11 March 1710


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Contents:
(Copy addressed to Samuel Alston Esq. at Coddenham, 15 Aug. 1717).

Lease and release by Thos. Alston Esq. of Chelsea and Bambridge Buckridge, Esq., now of St. Margaret's, Westminster  HA61/436/582  3 (sic) & 3 June 1710


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Contents:
To Samuel Alston of Bramford of property in Bramford and Blakenham formerly occupied by John Harwell, Robert Helwis, John Rivers and John Parry, now occupied by John Goss, Samuel Ashton, Edmund Garrett and Jacob Mole - as ordered by High Court of Chancery in decree of 11 March 1710

Mortgage (1000 years) for £100 by Samuel Alston, gent., of St. Giles-in-the-Fields, Middlesex  HA61/436/581  24 June 1710

Contents:
To John Rosier, gent., of Felsham, Suffolk of property in Bramford, Blakenham and Baylham inherited from cousin Dame Mary Hanmer, occupied by John Gosse, Samuel Ashton, Edmund Garrard, Eliza Mole.

Deed to the uses of a fine by Samuel Alston, gent., of Bramford to William Lloyd, gent., of Barnard's Inn and Philip Thomas of Yoxford, gent.  HA61/436/584  Easter, 1711

Contents:
In trust of capital messuage, etc. in Bramford called Sicklemore House (occupied by John Gosse), messuage etc. called Sicklemore Farm (occupied by Samuel Ashton), messuage, etc. called Tye Farm (occupied by Edmund Garrodds) and messuage, etc. called Bullen Farm (occupied by John Bartlett), and all other property in Bramford, Blakenham Parva and Flowton inherited from Dame Mary Hanmer. 14 April 1711.
Two halves of final concord (for £50) as above for 4 messuages, 4 gardens, 230 acres land, 80 acres meadow, 230 acres pasture, 20 acres wood and 20 acres heath or broom in Bramford, Blakenham Parva and Flowton.

Assignment of mortgage for £100 to John Rosier and £300 to Samuel Alston and 5/- to Lloyd and 5/- to Thomas by John Rosier, gent., of Felsham (with Samuel Alston of St. Andrews, Holborn, William Lloyd, gent., of Barnard's Inn, Philip Thomas, gent., of Yoxford) to Elizabeth Pratt, spinster, of (Riston), Norfolk of property mortgaged 24 June 1710. 24 Feb 1712  HA61/436/585  [n.d.]


Related information: HA61/436/581

Contents:
Copy of above.
Bond for £80 by 24 Feb. 1712: Alston to Eliz. Pratt to perform covenants.

Copy of assignment of mortgage by Elizabeth Pratt, spinster, of Riston, Norfolk to Mary Pratt, widow, of Riston, Norfolk of mortgage with declaration that purchase money then was Mary Pratt's used by Eliz. Pratt in trust.  HA61/436/586  24 June 1715

Lease and release (at Alston's request) by William Lloyd, gent. of Penpedwast, Pembrokeshire and Phillip Thomas, gent. of More Critchel, Dorset to Samuel Alston, gent. of Coddenham, Suffolk of Sicklemore House and Farm (occupied by John Gosse) Tye Farm (occupied by Edmund Garrard) and Bullen Farm (occupied by Daniel Somers)  HA61/436/587  23 & 24 Dec 1717

Contents:
Deed of release torn.

Assignment of mortgages (1000 & 2000 years) for £559 (= principal and interest) (and £1 to Alston) by Mary Pratt, widow, of Riston, Norfolk (at direction of Samuel Alston, gent. of Bramford) to Francis Colman, gent. of Ipswich of property mortgaged  HA61/436/588  25 March 1719

Contents:
Bond for £1120 by Alston to Francis Colman to secure above mortgage and to perform covenants. 25 March 1719.

Assignment of mortgage for £560 to Colman and £240 to Alston by Francis Colman, gent. of Ipswich (at direction of Samuel Alston, gent. of Bramford)  HA61/436/589  [n.d.]

Contents:
To John Groome, linen-weaver, of Ipswich of property mortgaged (see 20 above). 10 Oct. 1720. Bond for £1600 by Alston to Groome to perform covenants. 10 Oct. 1720.

Deed poll of Samuel Alston, gent. of Bramford, Suffolk  HA61/436/590  [n.d.]

Contents:
Declaring loan of £200 by John Groome secured on property mortgaged to him and appointing John Groome attorney to receive rents from John Gosse to pay interest on £200 loan and £800 mortgage. 11 April 1721.
Bond for £400 by Alston to Groome to secure £200 and interest. 11 April 1721.
Memo. declaration of Charles Cutting to deliver securities with mortgage to Rosier to Samuel Alston. 24 June 1713.
Account of John Groome to Samuel Alston to discharge of mortgage. 1727 to 1736.
Receipt for £20 (= ½ year's interest on £800) paid by Samuel Alston to John Groome. 11 April 1721.
Receipts by Groome for mortgage interest payments.
Orders by Alston to Gosse to pay to Groome.

"An abstract of writings relating to my Bramford Estate - 10 Sept. 1722"  HA61/436/568  [n.d.]

Contents:
Alston's estate? Covers 1628-1722.

Bundle marked: "No.22B. Ancient writings to late Alston's, A.D. 1751-1771. Sycamore House Farm, Tye Farm, Browne's Farm, etc. in Bramford and Blakenham Parva purchased by N. Acton from W. Alston in 1771."  HA61/436/246-259  1751-1771

Contents:
Slip inside cover: "No.13. A Bundle of old writings of Alston's Estates."

Assignment of mortgage (for £200.5.0) by Elizabeth Groome, widow and executrix of John Groome, gent. of Ipswich, who was son and executor of Jn. Groome, lynnin weaver, of Ipswich  HA61/436/246  14 Aug 1751

Contents:
(With consent of Wm. Alston, gent. of Bramford, son and heir of Wm. Alston who was son and heir of Samuel Alston) to Jacob Brand Esq. of Polstead, Suffolk (in trust for Wm. Alston) of messuages and land in Bramford, Blakenham and Baylham (occupied by John Goss, Samuel Ashton, Edmund Garrard and Elizabeth Mole in 1710) viz:- capital messuage, Sicklemore House (occupied by John Goss 1711), messuage and lands, Sicklemore Farm (occupied by Samuel Alston 1711), Tye Farm (occupied by Edmund Garrard 1711), Bullen Farm (occupied by John Barlett 1711) - all property of Samuel Alston in Bramford, Blakenham Parva and Flowton.

Attested copy of lease and release by Wm. Alston Esq. of Gt. Queen St., Lincoln's Inn Fields to Robert Want, gent. of Symonds Inn  HA61/436/247  [n.d.]

Contents:
For purpose of common recovery by Thomas Rawlinson of Cannon St., London, gent., of messuage and farm in Bramford and Blakenham on the Hill (occupied by Martin Cobbald), messuage and farm in Bramford (occupied by Ambrose Brown), messuage and farm in Bramford (occupied by Abraham Simpson), Bullen Wood, Bramford (occupied by Wm. Alston), Moiety (Wm. Alston's) of manor of Bildeston, patronage of Bildeston church, fairs, markets, tolls, Fair House, Market House, shambles, shops (occupied by Wm. Alston, Wm. Beale Brand Esq. and Thomas Covill, carpenter), of market and fair stalls there, of site of Bildeston Hall with gardens, etc. (occupied by George Chaplin), of Hall Farm in Bildeston, Chelsworth and Hitcham, Suffolk (occupied by George Chaplin), of farm, etc. in Bildeston (occupied by Joseph Stebbing), of Butt Meadow, Bildeston (occupied by Thomas Pilgrim). 24 & 25 June 1765.
Attested copy of exemplification of common recovery by Thomas Rawlinson against Robert Want (who calls Wm. Alston to vouch to warranty) of above estates. 26 June 1765.

Feoffment (for £206.4.0) by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford, Suffolk  HA61/436/248  1 March 1768

Contents:
Acting through his attorney Samuel Kilderbee, gent. of Ipswich to Wm. Alston Esq. of Bramford at quit rent of £1.18.0 p.a. (and as relief at death) to Nath. Acton, Lord of the Manor of 4 acres in Bushy Field, 4½ acres in Tye Field (lately occupied by Sam. Clemens), 2 acres The Spong, 13 acres (3 pieces) in Tyecatlands, 1 acre 1 rood 20 perches on Justice Street, 2½ acres, 1 acre 1 rood 20 perches, 3 roods (formerly Dudley Hill) now Broom Hill.

Lease and release (for £152.7.0) by Wm. Alston Esq. of Bramford to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford of property in Bramford  HA61/436/249  2 & 3 Dec 1768

Contents:
7 acres 3 roods Newhards or New Close, 2 acres in Newhay, 6 acres 2 roods 13 perches The Slade.

Agreement and copy thereof  HA61/436/250  12 Sept 1770

Contents:
1) Wm. Alston Esq. of Bramford to convey to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford for £12,000 plus value of timber by next Michaelmas all freehold in Bramford, Blakenham Parva and Flowton and all copyhold held of manors of Normans and Beverlies and Lovetofts in Bramford.
2) Nath. Acton to pay by instalments as stated.
3) Wm. Alston to have income and outgoings to Michaelmas.
4) Fine at Alston's expense if necessary.
- signed for Nath. Acton by George Morgan.

"Pedigree of the Alston Family - relating to estates at Bramford purchased by the late Mr. Acton's father in 1771." with note of parties to indentures.  HA61/436/253  [n.d.]

Lease and release (for £12,900.10.0) by Wm. Alston, Esq., late of Bramford, and wife Mary  HA61/436/254  25 & 26 March 1771

Contents:
With consent of Nath. Acton Esq. and George Morgan, gent., both of Bramford to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford and Sir John Rous, Bt. of Henham Hall, Suffolk (as agreed 12 Sept. 1770) (part by Rous in trust for Acton, and Alston to levy a fine and procure admissions to copyholds) of messuage, farm, etc. in Bramford and Lt. Blakenham (occupied by Martin Cobbold), messuage, farm, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Ambrose Browne), messuage, farm, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Abraham Simpson), Bullen Wood, Bramford (occupied by Alston himself), Cobbold's Grove, Bramford, copyhold of manors of Bramford, Normans and Beverlies: 1 acre land, 9 acres marsh (called Polstead), 1 piece land (in Bramford Field) - to which Alston admitted 21 Oct. 1749
Two halves of final concord between Acton and Rous and Alston and wife (for lands as above) for 4 messuages, 4 gardens, 500 acres land, 100 acres meadow, 100 acres pasture, 40 acres wood, etc. in Bramford, Blakenham Parva (or on-the-Hill) and Flowton. In 8 days of Purification of Mary 1771.

Copy of release HA61/436/254  HA61/436/255  26 March 1771

Deed of covenant by Wm. Alston Esq. and wife to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford  HA61/436/256  26 March 1771

Contents:
To produce in support of title (to property purchased by Acton from Alston, even date) as required, following deeds:-
1) 24 & 25 June 1765. Lease and release tripartite: Wm. Alston, Robert Want of Symond's Inn and Thomas Rowlinson of Cannon St., London.
2) Trinity Term, 1765. Exemplification of recovery. Rowlinson: demandant, Want: tenant and Alston: vouchee.

Mortgage (for £8000.10.0) by Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford and Sir John Rous, Bart. of Henham Hall, his trustee, to Mary Bourne, spinster, of Grosvenor St. in St. Georges, Hanover Square of property purchased on previous day.  HA61/436/257  27 March 1771

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Deed (endorsed on second sheet of mortgage indenture) of termination of mortgage by payment of £185.14.6 from Acton to Mary Bourne dated 14 Oct. 1778.

Counterpart of HA61/436/257 (without endorsement of termination of mortgage).  HA61/436/259  [n.d.]

Contents:
Bond for £16,000 by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to Mary Bourne, spinster, of Grosvenor St. to secure £8,400. 27 March 1771. Letter of Nath. Acton to Mary Bourne requesting payment of £8000 to Wm. Alston Esq. 28 March 1771.
Letter of Samuel Denison (lawyer) of Fetherston Buildings with returned mortgage counterpart (supra) and lease to Mr. Meadows with recovery of house in Cheapside. 19 Nov. 1779.

Assignment of mortgage (Tye Farm, etc., Bramford and other property for terms of 1000 and 2000 years) by Wm. Beale Brand Esq. of Polstead (executor of father Jacob Brand)  HA61/436/258  27 March 1771

Contents:
At request of Wm. Alston Esq. of Bramford, Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford and Sir John Rous, Bart. of Henham Hall and at nomination of Mary Bourne of Grosvenor St.) and by Elijah Impey Esq. of Inner Temple (with approbation of John Dunning, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn at request of Alston, Acton and Rous and at nomination of Mary Bourne to Daniel Fox, gent. of the Chancery Office in trust for Mary Bourne for better securing repayment and interest on £8000.

Copy of roll of manor of Bramford. Absolute surrender by Wm. Alston Esq., late of Bramford, and wife Mary to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford all copyhold held of this manor.  HA61/436/251  6 July 1771

Copy of the roll of manor of Normans and Beverlies. Absolute surrender by Wm. Alston, Esq., late of Bramford, and wife Mary to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford of all copyhold held of this manor.  HA61/436/252  6 July 1771

Bundle marked: "No.25. A.D. 1674 to 1778. Writings of an estate purchased of Walker by N. Acton 1772 for £410, and conveyed in 1778 to N. Lee Acton. 2 tenements and 5 acres of land."  HA61/436/595-612  1674-1778

Lease for a year by Phillip Marsh of Bramford, yeoman, and wife Susan to Thomas Eade, yeoman, of Brightwell of messuage etc. in Bramford occupied by Phillip Marsh.  HA61/436/596  22 May 1674

Contents:
No release with this.

Lease and release for £35.16 to Eade and £4.4. to Marsh by Thomas Eade, yeoman, of Brightwell and Phillip Marsh, yeoman, of Bramford to Edward Gaell, linnen draper, of Ipswich of messuage, etc. in Bramford occupied by Phillip Marsh.  HA61/436/597  8 & 9 May 1677

Lease and release for £55 by Edward Gaell, linendraper, of Ipswich to John Rivett, yeoman, of Bramford of messuage, etc. in Bramford occupied by Phillip Marsh.  HA61/436/598  24 & 26 June 1682

Copy of plea (signed by Thomas Milton) in High Court to Lord Chancellor claiming rents due to manor of Lovetofts (to Lord of the Manor Lawrence Matthew, who inherits through right of wife Martha)  HA61/436/595  Undated

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For 4 tenements in Bramford once held by Jeremiah Wood, late of Whitton (who paid 5/2 to Edward Alston, Lord of Manor), then held 1 by Henry Rattle, 2 by Edward Cole and 1 by - Cole of London (now Edward Cole refuses payment), for messuage, etc. in Ipswich called Hunnintingfield once held by - Bate, then by - Jelley, now by Thomas Day, apothecary, of Ipswich (Day refuses payment), for messuage, etc. in Bramford in Justin Street formerly held by Phillipp Marsh, now held by John Rivett (Rivett refuses payment).

Record of claims in court by Edward Rivett against William Cooper, late of East Bergholt for debts contracted 1694  HA61/436/601  1699

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With a note that Cooper's wife took goods to East Bergholt when he was in prison and after his death went there when she married Will Lewes

Mortgage (1000 years) for £30 by Wm. Cooper, baker, of Bramford  HA61/436/599  [n.d.]

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To Henry Jarvis, carpenter, of Bramford of messuage, etc. in Bramford occupied by John ffuller and John Seagar (by will of John Rivett of Stoke near Ipswich - will dated 20 April 1692 - to daughter Elizabeth, mother of Wm. Cooper) - redeemable by £30.15. paid by 15 July 1723 15 Jan. 1722.
Deed poll of security for mortgage above by Wm. Cooper to Henry Jarvis of all Cooper's goods and chattels (listed in detail). 15 Jan. 1722.
Bond for £60 by Cooper to Jarvis to secure repayment of mortgage as above. 15 Jan. 1722.

Assignment of mortgage for £30.15. and 5/- by Elizabeth Jarvis, widow, and Samuel Jarvis, carpenter, of Bramford (exors. of late Henry Jarvis)  HA61/436/600  16 July 1723


Related information: HA61/436/599

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At direction of Wm. Cooper, baker, of Bramford to John Rowning, yeoman, of Sproughton in trust for inheritance of Thomas Vesey, gent., of Sproughton by lease and release indented 17 & 18 July 1723 of property mortgaged

Lease and release for £68 by Wm. Cooper, baker, of Bramford to Thomas Vesey, gent., of Sproughton of 2 messuages etc. in Bramford occupied by John Fuller and - Seagar  HA61/436/602  17 & 18 July 1723

Lease and release for £74 by Thomas Vesey, gent., of Sproughton to Roger Groome, yeoman, of Hintlesham of messuages etc. in Bramford occupied by John Fuller and - Seagar  HA61/436/603  4 & 5 May 1724

Bargain and sale for £100 by Roger Groome, yeoman, of Hintlesham to Walter Walker, chapman, of Ipswich of 2 messuages etc. in Bramford occupied by John Fuller and Edmund Baldry  HA61/436/604  4 May 1730

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Bond for £200 by Groome to Walker to perform covenants. 4 May 1730

Lease and release for £73.10. by Elizabeth Rowning, widow, of Bramford and Henry Rowning, gent., of Winchester St., London and Thomas Rowning, linendraper, of Cornhill, London (widow and children of late Henry Rowning, gent., of Bramford  HA61/436/605  30 & 31 March 1737

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To Walter Walker, chapman, of Ipswich of 5 acres arable in Bramford in 3 pieces on Sage Hill occupied by the Rownings, vendors, above

Assignment of mortgage by Robert Radcliffe, gent., of Thomas St., London (by direction of Henry Rowning, gent., of Winchester St., London at nomination of Walter Walker, chapman, of Ipswich  HA61/436/606  [n.d.]


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To John Green, victualler, of Ipswich of 5 acres - Sage Hill, Bramford - as mortgaged by Henry Rowning, gent., of Bramford to Richard Grimwade, tallow chandler, of Bramford 25 May 1723 and assigned to Edmund Farthing of Needham 19 Nov. 1726, - assigned 6 Dec. 1733 to John Hammond of Ipswich and assigned by deed poll 27 Sept. 1737 to Robert Radcliffe. 29 Dec. 1737
Endorsed 17 Oct. 1772 - assignment to George Morgan in trust for Nathaniel Acton.

Copy of will (dated 5 Jan. 1754) of Walter Walker, chapman, of Ipswich  HA61/436/612  [n.d.]

Contents:
Real estate to wife Elizabeth for life or widowhood, then to son George Walker, then to brother William Walker and his (William's) sons James and William. Exors: wife Elizabeth and nephew James. With legal opinions that sale by common recovery (by George Walker) possible 14 Sept. 1771 and 10 Nov. 1771.

Copy of lease and release for purpose of common recovery by George Walker, gent., of Ipswich (son and heir of Walter Walker, chapman, of Ipswich and wife Lydia)  HA61/436/610  18 & 19 Oct 1771

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To Stafford Squire Baxter, gent., of Furnivals Inn for recovery by Bartholomew Long, the younger, gent., of Ipswich of messuage in St. Margaret's, Ipswich "Prince Eugene" occupied by - Askew, messuage, etc. in St. Margaret's, Ipswich (occupied by John Wesson formerly, now occupied by - Woodard), messuage, etc. and hay chamber in St. Margaret's Ipswich (formerly occupied by William Armiger, now by John Grimwood), messuage, etc. in St. Margaret's, Ipswich (formerly occupied by widow Hill and Wm. Wright, now by - Hill and Jas. Garrard) on St. Margaret's Green, adjoining "Hound", messuages, etc. in St. Matthews, Ipswich (occupied by George Walker, Otley Smith, Agnes Kilpatrick, Thomas Denny and Robert Girling), messuage etc. in St. Nicholas, Ipswich (occupied by John Buckenham, formerly, now occupied by Abraham Green), 1 rood orchard, etc. in St. Mary Elms and St. Nicholas, Ipswich (occupied by Rev. Andrew Layton), messuage, etc. in St. Peter's, Ipswich (occupied by Joseph Bird), 2 messuages, etc. in St. Clements, Ipswich (formerly occupied by Bartholomew Hovell, John Hubbard and widow Saunders, now occupied by Benjamin Dodd and Samuel Green), messuage, etc. in St. Clement's, Ipswich (formerly occupied by John Bugg, now by - Theball), 2 messuages, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Thomas Moore), 5 acres arable in Bramford (occupied by Thomas Moore), messuage, etc. in Sproughton called "Wild Man Inn" (formerly occupied by John Hewett, now by John Cobbold, brewer), messuage, etc. in Sproughton (formerly occupied by John Baldry, now by - Sprole and - Plumb), messuage and 12 acres in Stowupland (formerly occupied by George Wells, now by Joshua Nunn), 11 acres in 2 enclosures in Woodbridge, Melton and Hasketon called Bishophaugh Field alias Brumble Close, 5 acres in Melton - formerly of Thomas Markin - called Havens alias Howens, and all of George Walker inherited from Walter Walker or John Lanson

Copy of exemplification of common recovery. Bartholomew Long, the younger, gent., demandant, versus Stafford Squire Baxter, gent.  HA61/436/609  28 Nov 1771

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Vouchers: George and Lydia Walker, for 20 messuages, 26 gardens, 50 acres land, 20 acres meadow, 15 acres pasture in Ipswich (parishes named), Bramford, Sproughton, Stowupland, Woodbridge, Melton and Hasketon.

Papers re estate of G. Walker in Bramford sold 1772  HA61/436/607  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letter of S. Garrard to N. Acton re purchase from Walker 28 Oct. 1772
Notice of auction sale at Golden Lyon, Ipswich of 2 cottages, etc., total 9½ acres, in Bramford (occupied by Thomas Moore) - purchased by Joseph Smyth, gent., of Bramford for £410. For 26 Aug. 1772
Rough plan of Mr. Walker's lands.
Receipt for £10.10. paid by Thomas Garrard to N. Acton. 28 Sept. 1772.
Receipt for deeds of a Bramford estate (occupied by Thomas Moore) and promise to return them - given by George Walker to George Morgan. 29 Aug. 1772.
Note asking for measurements of Walker's lands for Acton.
Letter re Walker's property for sale and rough sketch (supra). 22 Aug. 1772.

Lease and release for £410 by George Walker, gent., of Ipswich and wife Lydia  HA61/436/608  28 & 29 Sept 1772

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To Rev. Robert Hudson, clerk, and Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford (Hudson's interest only in trust for Acton) of 2 messuages in Bramford (formerly occupied by John Fuller and - Seagar, now by Thomas Moore) and 5 acres (formerly occupied by 3 Rownings, now by Thomas Moore).
Two halves of final concord for 60/- for property in Bramford. Morrow of All Souls, 13 George III.

Lease and release by Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford and Rev. Robert Hudson of Bramford  HA61/436/611  24 & 25 Sept 1778

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To Nathaniel Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere (son of Nathaniel and Caroline Acton, great nephew and heir of Baptist Lee) of property purchased 28 & 29 Sept. 1772 with money of Lee inheritance on N. Lee Acton's attaining age of 21. (with counterpart of release).

Marked: "Hulverhills in Bramford" - list of deeds etc. from 1629-1708.  HA61/436/613  1629-1708

Contents:
Documents in bundle at HA61/436/63-78. Misplaced here. Loose - page of a copy of a deed unknown (re Robt. Brownrigg 1625 and 1629).

Bundle labelled: "No.32. Writings of tenements and land adjoining the King's Highway leading from Bramford Street to Blakenham. Purchased by Mr. N. Acton in 1776. Hamby - Burwell - Leggett - Sparrow - Munnings - Walker - Parker: Abstract of title of Matthew Parker.  HA61/436/194-207  1617-1779

Copy of will (made 8 Oct. 1673) - proved 6 Dec. 1673 - of Robert Parker, gent., of Bramford  HA61/436/195  [n.d.]

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Including to son John: Swan Inn, Ipswich, 'Old Death' meadow by river in Bramford: to wife Abigail, then to son Matthew: messuage, etc. in Bramford, house and maltings in Ipswich; and smaller bequests.

Mortgage (for £30) by Matthew Parker, house carpenter, of Bramford, son and heir of intestate Matthew Parker, house carpenter, of Bramford (who was son of Robert Parker, gent., of Bramford)  HA61/436/196  [n.d.]


Related information: HA61/436/195

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To Susan Hamby of Ipswich, spinster, of 1 messuage (lately rebuilt) divided into 7 dwellings and 6 acres in Bramford occupied by Matthew Parker, Jn. Brooke, John Mullett, William Davison, Phil. Munnings, John Clasby and Robert Sewell, inherited by will of Robert Parker 1673. Proviso for repayment of £31.10. by 1 Feb. 1743.

Assignment of mortgage (for £70) by Susan Hamby, spinster, of Ipswich (with consent of Matthew Parker, house carpenter, of Bramford) to Thomas Burwell, apothecary, of Ipswich of mortgage of 1 Feb. 1742.  HA61/436/197  25 July 1745

Copy of lease and release by Matthew Parker, house carpenter, of Bramford and Burstall  HA61/436/198  23 & 24 Jan 1756


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To William Legget, gent., of Bramford of property in Bramford now occupied by Matthew Parker, Jn. Brooke, Robert Sewell, Benjamin Alabaston, Phil. Munnings, David Doe, John Clasby and Robert Wright in trust to sell and settle debts enumerated (totalling £621.19.3 plus interest to come) of Parker's.

Lease and release (for 10/-) by William Leggett, gent., of Bramford to Matthew Parker, house carpenter, now of Burstall, Suffolk of property in Bramford.  HA61/436/199  8 & 9 March 1756

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All Parker's debts paid off except to Thomas Burwell.

Assignment of mortgage by Thomas Burwell, gent. of Ipswich for £250 (ratified by Matthew Parker, house carpenter, of Bramford for £10)  HA61/436/200  20 May 1758

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To Lettitia Sparowe, spinster, of Wherstead, Suffolk of property in Bramford now occupied by Matthew Parker, Sarah Howes, widow, Philip Munnings, Benjamin Alabaster, Robert Sewell, Jn. Brooke, Jn. Clasby and Jn. Wright

Lease and release by Matthew Parker, house carpenter, of Bramford (for £22) (and to Letitia Sparowe £278, late Wherstead, now of Ipswich)  HA61/436/201  13 & 14 April 1 Geo.III (1761)

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To Philip Munnings, yeoman, of Bramford of 1 messuage (7 dwellings) and 6 acres occupied by Matthew Parker, Phil. Munnings, John Broke, John Clasby, George Beaumont, Robert Sewell, Joseph Mee, Robert Wright and Jane Bagley, widow.
Bond for £80 by Philip Munnings to Matthew Parker for option of repurchase of property sold (vide supra) for £22 plus interest within 3 years. 14 April 1761

Assignment of mortgage by Letitia Sparrow (for £260 and £18)  HA61/436/202  [n.d.]

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(With consent of Philip Munnings) to James Walker of Ipswich, chapman, of property 18 April 1761. Bond for £520 by Philip Munnings, yeoman, of Bramford to James Walker of Ipswich, chapman, for £260 plus interest by 18 Oct. next. 18 April 1761

Lease and release by Philip Munnings (for £41) (and for £278 paid to James Walker)  HA61/436/203  [n.d.]

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To Matthew Parker, carpenter, of Bramford of property in Bramford now occupied by Mat. Parker, Phil. Munnings, Jn. Clasby, Robt. Wright, Ann Mills, widow, Mary Mee, widow, Wm. Jervis, Robt. Sewell, Jn. Brooke, Bazillai Bush. 28 & 29 April 1761

Bond for £88 by Matthew Parker, carpenter, of Bramford to James Walker, chapman, of Ipswich for £44 and interest on demand.  HA61/436/204  30 April 1768

Assignment of mortgage (for £336) by James Walker, chapman, of Ipswich to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford of property in Bramford.  HA61/436/205  30 Jan 1776

Contents:
And bonds of Phil. Munnings and Mat. Parker

Two copies of abstract of title of Mr. Matthew Parker to premises in Bramford.  HA61/436/194a & b  [n.d.]

Contents:
Accompanying note by Sam. Kilderbee of Ipswich to Nathaniel Acton Esq. 6 Sept. 1776. From 1673. Correspondence and miscellaneous papers concerning lands of Matthew Parker to be purchased by N. Acton in 1776, concerning title, including copies from manorial rolls (of Bramford?) 1617 and 1674.
Plans of property roughly drawn.
Accounts of payments and receipts.

Lease and release by Matthew Parker, house carpenter, son of late Matthew Parker, gent., of Bramford  HA61/436/206  9 & 10 April 1777

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To John Leggatt, draper, of Ipswich (for £148.2.9) with obligation to Nath. Acton of £351.17.3. of property in Bramford now occupied by Matthew Parker, John Death, Phil. Munnings, Robert Sewell, Robt. Brett, Matthias Barrows, Wm. Jarvest, Jn. Sewell, Eliz. Wellham, Robt. Wright and Jn. Claisby.

Lease and release by John Leggatt, chapman, of Ipswich and Matthew Parker, carpenter, of Bramford (with consent of Nathaniel Acton)  HA61/436/207  21 & 22 Jan 1779

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To Edward Hasell, gent., of Ipswich (trustee for Nath. Acton) of property in Bramford now occupied by Matt. Parker, Phil. Munnings, Jn. Death, Robt. Sewell, Robt. Brett, Matthew Burroughes, Robt. Jarvis, Jn. Sewell, Eliz. Wellham, Francis Lord, Jn. Clasby.

Bundle with label: "No.26. Old writings A.D. 1598 to 1782. A piece of land in 8 acre meadow purchased by Nath. Acton in 1782 from R. Gardner for £50. Abstract of Eliz. Hicks Title."  HA61/436/614-624  1598-1782

Copy of court roll of manor of Bramford (1st of Henry Colborne, gent.)  HA61/436/615  30 Nov 1597

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Surrender by Augustine Parker (admitted 8 Oct. 1589 on death of father Augustine Parker) and grant for 50 years to Francis Colborne of 2 acres in "Eight Acres"

Copy of court roll of manor of Bramford.  HA61/436/616  3 June 1605

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Warringe and wife Margaret (admitted 13 Oct. 1602) on surrender by Richard Sawtrey, gent.) and admission of John Hollonde to 1 rood in "Eight acres" and 1 acre in "Eight acres".

Copy of court roll of manor of Bramford (of John Acton Esq.)  HA61/436/617  20 Oct 1656

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Lease for 40 years to William Aldrich of 2½ acres in "Eight acres meadow" formerly granted to Nicholas Tymply for a term of years. In same meadow already leased out: 2 acres to Nath. Acton, son of the lord, 1 acre to Wm. Acton, son of the lord, 1 acre to widow (Rose)

Copy of court roll of manor of Bramford (Lord - John Acton Esq.)  HA61/436/618  1 May 1683

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Surrender by William Aldrich and grant for rest of 40 year lease to John Franklin, linen-draper, of Colchester of 2½ acres in "Eight acre meadow"

Bargain and sale for rest of term (26½ years) for a competent sum by John Franklin, mercer, of Colchester, Essex, to Charles Newcomen, grocer, of Colchester of 2 acres in "Eight Acre" in Bramford.  HA61/436/619  26 Oct 1683

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Leased by Lord of Manor to Aldrich for 40 years then sold by Wm. Aldrich, tanner, of Bramford to John Aldredg, mariner, of Stepney, 12 Nov. 1669, and by John Aldrege, mariner, of Chatham to John Franklyn, 23 July 1681.

Copy of court roll of Manor of Bramford (lord - John Acton Esq.)  HA61/436/620  20 April 1687


Related information: HA61/436/617

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Surrender by John Franklin and grant of rest of term (from 1656) to Charles Newcomen of 2½ acres

Copy of court roll of manor of Bramford (lord - John Acton, guardians - John Thurston, John Buxton, John Lambe).  HA61/436/621  6 June 1700

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Admission of Thomas Hamond, gent., of Chelmsford on death of Charles Newcomen for rest of term to 22 June 1702 to 2 acres 2 roods in "Eight Acre Meadow".

Copy of court roll of manor of Bramford (lord - John Acton Esq.)  HA61/436/623  23 Aug 1703

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Admission (on death of Thomas Hamond) of widow Hannah Hamond to 2½ acres in "8 acre meadow" for 30 years.

Copy of account of Lords Rent to John Acton Esq. Lord of the Manor of Bramford from Mrs. Hannah Hammond, 23 Aug. 1702  HA61/436/622  10 Oct 1727

Contents:
And copy of receipt for 13 gns. paid by Robert Willis to William Acton for lease of copyhold in Bramford for further 24 years from Michaelmas 1733.

Lease and release for £50 by Richard Gardner, gent., of Sibbertoft, Northants. (devisee of late Robert Willis, apothecary, of Brook St., St. Andrew Holborn) to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford  HA61/436/624  31 Jan & 1 Feb 1782

Contents:
1 acre in "8 acre meadow" formerly of Thomas Sicklemore, now occupied by Rev. John Dove, and of 2½ acres in "8 acre meadow" (occupied by Rev. John Dove) of which Richard Gardner to take admission for rest of term of 30 years from Michaelmas 1758 - as granted to Robert Willis - and then to surrender it to Nath. Acton.

Abstract of title of Eliz. Hicks to leasehold held of manor of Bramford, 1700 to 1764. 2 acres and 2 roods in Eight Acre Meadow.  HA61/436/614  [n.d.]

Bundle marked: "No.29. Ancient writings AD. 1695 to 1783. Purchase by Mr. Acton in 1783 of cottages, etc. in Bramford. Brasier, Parmenter, Garwood, Cutting, Upson."  HA61/436/225-233  1695-1783

Lease and release (for £80) by Robert Brasier, tanner, of Claydon, Suffolk to Thomas Parmenter, yeoman, of Bramford  HA61/436/225  14 & 15 Nov 1698

Contents:
Messuage, etc. in Bramford and 1 rood (called Archers) (lately occupied by Bartholomew Mudd) and cottages, etc. in Bramford (occupied by - Manning, Anne Alderton and Robert Stimpson).

Copy of will (made 12 June 1708, proved 5 Feb. 1708/9) of Thomas Parmenter, yeoman, of Bramford, Suffolk  HA61/436/226  [n.d.]

Contents:
Including:-
To son Thomas of Rushmere, yeoman: cottage etc. (purchased of Isabella Smyth, widow) occupied by himself, Thomas the elder; to daughter Mary, wife of Robert Garrad, yeoman, of Blakenham: 2 tenements etc. in Bramford (occupied by Thomas Day and Samuel Abbott); to daughter Sarah, wife of John Gray, butcher, of Bramford: Smith's shop etc. in Bramford (occupied by James Woodward); and money bequests to son Joseph, yeoman, of Little Wenham, and to daughter Anne, wife of Thomas Abbott of Bramford, and to daughter Elizabeth, engaged to Richard Grimwood of Bramford.

Covenant to the uses of a fine by Robert Garwood, yeoman, and wife Mary of Bramford to John Cutting, butcher, of Bramford.  HA61/436/227  10 Nov 1737

Contents:
Final concord of quit claim and release (for £60) by Robert and Mary Garwood to John Cutting of 1 messuage, 3 cottages, 2 curtilages, 1 garden, 1 orchard, etc. in Bramford (occupied by Robert Garwood, John Brown and John Wright).

Memorandum of agreement by persons holding Bramford property under will of Elizabeth Garwood for sale to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford Hall (for £4 per share 1/17th part)  HA61/436/228  7 May 1783

Contents:
Vendors being: John Cutting, Robert Cutting and Thomas Cutting, butchers, of Bramford, Elizabeth and William Cockrell, yeoman, Barham, George Brame, officer of the window lights, Ipswich, William Bickman, shopkeeper, Ipswich, Edward Cuff, mariner, Ipswich, William Mens, yeoman, Higham, William Salmon, butcher, Capel St. Mary, Peter Skipper, yeoman, Lt. Blakenham, Frances Browning, widow, Raydon, Benjamin Cockrell, yeoman, Eyke, Sarah Wake, spinster, Gt. Welnetham, - Upson, yeoman, Gt. Welnetham, William Greetham, baker, of Upper Moorfields, London - all by rights under will of Elizabeth Garwood, spinster, of Bramford (made 3 Oct. 1782 - copy enclosed) of cottages in Bramford (late occupied by Elizabeth Garwood, now empty, and occupied by Robert Brett).

Lease and release for (£64) by vendors: John, Robt. & Thos. Cutting, Wm. & Eliz. Cockrell, Benj. & Eleonar Cockrell, Wm. & Sarah Mens, Wm. & Suzan Salmon, Wm. & Frances Bickmore, Wm. & Eliz. Greetham, Geo. & Sarah Brame, Edw. & Mary Cuff, Jas. & (Alice) Wake, Peter & Mary Skipper, Frances Browning, Robt. Wake, Sarah Wake (all children of 5 sisters of late Elizabeth Garwood, spinster) to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford Hall of 2 messuages etc. in Bramford, with covenant to the uses of a fine.  HA61/436/229  10 and 11 Sept 1783


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Two copies of memorandum of articles of agreement by John Garwood, Farmer, of Bentley, Suffolk to sell for £100 to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford cottage, etc. in Bramford inherited by him from late Elizabeth Garwood, his aunt, spinster.  HA61/436/231  7 Dec 1782

Bond for £40 by James Upson, yeoman, of Gt. Welnetham, Suffolk to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford Hall  HA61/436/230  22 Sept 1783


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Contents:
For conveyance of 17th share in Bramford property by son James Upson, when he shall be 21 (whose mother, late Martha Upson, would have been a party to the sale

Final concord between Nath. Acton and vendors of property in Bramford.  HA61/436/233  1783


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Lease and release (for £100) by John Garwood, farmer, of Bentley, Suffolk to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford Hall of cottage (occupied by John Brown).  HA61/436/232  12 & 13 Sept 1783

Contents:
Bond for £200 by J. Garwood to N. Acton to perform covenants and for peaceful enjoyment against dower. 13 Sept. 1783

Bundle marked: "No.28. AD.1763-1787. Writings of an Estate in Bramford called Boltons Meadows purchased of Miss Wilkins by N. Acton in 1787 for £850."  HA61/436/625-631  1763-87

Will (dated 30 July 1757, proved -) of Thomazin Dameron, spinster, late of Ipswich, now of Manningtree.  HA61/436/630  [n.d.]

Contents:
To Mary Bass, daughter of nephew Jonathan Bass: meadow in Bramford and property in Ipswich St. Margaret's and St. Helen's. And smaller bequests to nephew Jonathan Bass and wife Hannah and his son Benjamin. Exors: nephew Jonathan Bass and friend Rev. Mr. Robert Hengeston of Ipswich. With grant of administration by Bishop of London, 2 July 1787, to Hannah Bass, widow.

Release (28 Sept. lease not here) (on marriage of Mary Bass to Benjamin Wilkin) by Mary Bass, spinster, of Manningtree, Essex to her father Jonathan Bass, gent. of Manningtree, Essex  HA61/436/625  29 Sept 1763

Contents:
To use of herself, then Benjamin Wilkin, farmer, of Great Bentley and heirs, of meadow in Bramford called Bramford Meadow and of "Waterhouse Meadow" in St. Helen's, Ipswich and of pightles and arable land in St. Margaret's, Ipswich called "Clears Hills" (all occupied by Wm. Rivers).

Memo. of articles of agreement between Molly Wilkin, spinster, of Manningtree, Essex with Margaret Armiger Wilkin, spinster, of Manningtree and Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford Hall  HA61/436/627  3 Mar 1787

Contents:
For sale for £850 to Acton of 8 acres meadow in Bramford (two called Boltons Meadows), 20 acres arable in St. Margaret's, Ipswich (called Clees Hills) and 4 acres pasture or fen in St. Helen's, Ipswich (all occupied by John Rivers).

Letters and calculation notes, re purchase of land by Action from the Misses Wilkins of Manningtree, Essex.  HA61/436/628  1786-1787

Plan of a meadow by river in Bramford - 8 acres, 20 perches. Bramford Meadow  HA61/436/629  [n.d.]


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Lease and release for £850 by Molly and Margaret Armiger Wilkin, spinsters, of Manningtree (daughters and heirs of Mary Wilkin, wife of Benj. Wilkin, farmer, of Gt. Bently, Essex, nee Mary Bass) to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford Hall  HA61/436/631  4 & 5 Oct 1787

Contents:
8 acres 20 perches in Bramford (Bramford Meadow) occupied lately by Wm. Rivers, now by John Rivers, 3 acres 3 roods, 6 perches in St. Helen's, Ipswich (called Water House Meadow) and 22 acres, 1 rood, 9 perches in St. Margaret's, Ipswich (called Cleers Hill), all occupied lately by Wm. Rivers, now by John Rivers; with covenant for a fine.

Final concord (for £60) between Nath. Acton, plt., and Molly Wilkin, spinster, with Margaret Armiger, Wilkin, spinster - defts., for 24 acres land, 14 acres meadow and 14 acres pasture, etc. in Bramford and Ipswich, St. Margaret's and St. Helen's.  HA61/436/626  1 Nov 1787

Bundle marked: "No.30. John Mills, gent. to Nath. Acton Esq. 1794. Conveyance of an estate in Bramford opposite the new Tythe Barn by the turn of the road going to Sproughton - of a double cottage & 1½ acres of land - Mich. 1793 for £180. Writings A.D. 1678 - 1794."  HA61/436/190-193  1678-1794

Bargain and sale (for £60) by Thomas Rust, citizen and tallow-chandler of London, to Edward Rust, gent., of Ipswich of messuage, etc. and 1½ acres arable in Bramford (occupied by John Gildersleeve and John Grimwood).  HA61/436/191  1 Jan 1678/9

Bargain and sale (for £60) by Edward Rust, clerk, and wife Mary of Ipswich to Jonathan Mills, yeoman, of Bramford of cottages and 1½ acres in Bramford (occupied by John Grimwood and Robert Gildersleeve).  HA61/436/192  20 March 1679

Abstract of title of Mr. Mills to a messuage in Bramford, Suffolk.  HA61/436/190  [n.d.]


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Contents:
Deeds of 1 Jan. 1678 and 20 March 1679. With pedigree.

Lease and release (for £180) by John Mills, gent., of Woodbridge to Nathaniel Acton, Esq. of Bramford  HA61/436/193  [n.d.]


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Contents:
Messuage and 1½ acres in Bramford occupied by -. Symonds Ann Pepper, widow. 24 & 25 March 1794.
Bond for £100 by John Mills, elder, of Woodbridge, gent., and John Mills, younger, of Gt. Bealings, Esq. to Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford for peaceful enjoyment of property purchased. 25 March 1794.

Bundle marked: "No.7. Ancient writings 1618 to 1708. Tenements and farms of Hulver Hill and Aldersfield."  HA61/436/63-78  1618-1708


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Bargain and sale (conditional) by Henry Southwell, mercer, City of London (a son of late John Southwell of Barham, Suffolk) to Richard Sawyer, stationer, of Ipswich  HA61/436/74  29 May 1618

Contents:
For £103.6.8 paid and £83.6.8 to be paid by 1 Nov. next, of:
(1) 2 cottages (Occupied by Wm. Seaman and John Aldham), farm etc. called Hulver Hills.
(2) 3 pieces of land (8 acres)
(3) 3 acre meadow, now occupied by Samuell Hadlocke, William Seaman and John Aldham.
(4) All deeds and copies of deeds.

Copy of Inquisition after the death of Peter Alston. 29 Sept. 1629  HA61/436/75  [n.d.]

Contents:
Property:
Gt. Waldingfield - 1 capital messuage (called Colmans & Rawlins). Gt. and Lt. Waldingfield - 50 acres.
Bramford - 1 messuage (called Bullen) lately of Henry Aldham, 14 acres, 7 acres, 10 acres - lately of Edw. Holmes, 20 acres (Hulver Hill), 1 messuage and 40 acres (Alderfield), 3 acres (called Kentons and Boultons), 30 acres wood, 1 water fulling mill (Laxfield Mill) and 5 acres - occupied by Henry Halton, 1 messuage and 30 acres - occupied by Wm. Browinge, 13 acres marsh (called Woodfen) - lately of Wm. Baron, 1 messuage and 1 acre (called Terrold, 4 acres.
Whitton - 1 messuage and 4 acres.
Burstall - 1 cottage and 1 acre.
Stoke-by-Clare - 3 messuages & 60 acres (partly also in Ketton (Kedington), Wixoe, Chilton and Hundon.)
Stoke-by-Nayland - 1 messuage.

Copy of an Exemplification of the Decree of the Court of Wards in favour of Joseph Alston, against Peter Alston, defendant.  HA61/436/76  15 Feb 1638

Contents:
1618: Ed. Alston left estate to son John (who soon died) then to son Joseph, committed during his minority to Peter Alston, his uncle, brother of Edward. Now Joseph shews arrears in accounts for which Peter's Bond of £5000 (3 July, 1626) is forfeited.

Copy of Extent of lands of Peter Alston - by writ of Court of Wards for forfeiture of £5000 bond of 3 July 1626.  HA61/436/77  21 Jan 1639

Contents:
Bramford - manor of Lovetofts - capital messuage called Lovetofts, 100 acres, 26 acres pasture, 4 acres meadow, 20 acres wood - occupied by Edward Alston - £24.
Whitton - 1 messuage and 2 acres land and pasture - occupied by Henry Herne - £4.
Bramford - 1 messuage and 4 acres land (called Robletts) - occupied by Nicholas Martyn - 40s.
Bramford - 1 messuage etc. occupied by Jeffry Moore - 20s.
Burstall - 1 messuage etc. held by John Grunwood - 33s. 4d.
Bramford - 1 messuage etc. occupied by Robert Goodding - £6.
Bramford - 1 Inn (the Bell) 1 acre meadow, 5 acres land occupied by John Abadham - £16.
Bramford - 1 messuage called Bullens, 30 acres land - occupied by Henery Bradstreet - £12.
Bramford - moiety of wood fen, 13 acres marsh, late of Will Baron - occupied by Thomas Sterne - £6.
Bramford - 1 water mill (Laxfield Mill), 2 acres meadow, 3 acres land - occupied by Robert Field - £15.
Bramford - 1 messuage, 30 acres land, 7 acres meadow - held by John Lingley - £24.
Bramford - 1 messuage, 26 acres land, 1 acre meadow, 6 acres pasture - occupied by Eliz. Egerton - £12.
Stoke by Clare, Ketton (Kedington), Wixho, Chilton & Hundon - 1 messuage, 60 acres land, 4 acres meadow, 10 acres pasture - occupied by - Cave - £45.
Gt. & Lt. Waldingfield - 2 messuages, 10 acres land, 10 acres meadows, 15 acres pasture - occupied by Thos. Barker and -. Snellinge - £44.
Clare - 2 messuages - occupied by John Sheene and -. Wake - £4.
Stoke near Nayland - 1 messuage - occupied by John Acres - 30s
Total: £274. 3. 4.

Incomplete copy of will of Joseph Alston of Washbrook, Suffolk.  HA61/436/78  18 Dec 1643

Contents:
To the poor - Bramford £5, Washbrook 40s., Sproughton 40s., Boxford £3.
To debts - property in Boxford, Groton, Polstead, Assington & Wiston occupied by John Hamond, Samuell Parter, Joseph Pole, & John Brownsmyth.
To use of executrix until daughter Mary 18 - Shellands Hall, Rattlesden.
To wife Mary - all property in Bramford and Blakenham occupied by Robert -, John Ryvers and John Page.
To daughter Mary at 21 or marriage - Shelland Hall etc. in Shelland, Rattlesden, Woolpit.
To daughter Mary at 18 or marriage - £1000.
To daughter Susan - £1000 at 18 or marriage, further £1000 at 21 or marriage.
(If all children sooner dead - then legacies to children of sister, Bridgett Bridgman).
To sister, Bridget Bridgman - property in Clare.
To sister, Anne Payne - property in Gt. Waldingfield.
To wife Mary - property in Washbrook, Chattisham, Hintlesham, lately of Jas. Baldwyn.
(otherwise to Augustin Parker, son of Kinsman Augustin Parker).
To children of sister, Susan Bright - £20 p.a.
To Joseph Coleman - Godson and kinsman - £60 at 21.
To wife's brother - Robert Warner and wife's sisters - Ursula Warner and Dorothy Warner - each a ring value £20.
To Chas. Stearne, manservant - £5 and brown mare or £5 more and a suit of apparell.
To Wm. Pilborowe, servant - £5.
To Susan Hayle, Mary Pett, Katherine Cooke, servants - each £5 and a gown.
To Mary Parker, wife of Augustin - ring of value £5.
To Susan Parker, daughter of Augustin - £100 at 18.
To wife Mary - all household goods, etc.
To Augustin Parker, kinsman - gray nagg.
Incomplete.

Copy of a Grant by the Crown of lands to Mary Alston, widow of Joseph Alston, late of Shellands Hall, Suffolk.  HA61/436/72  20 July 1663

Contents:
Lands held by Peter Alston for ward Joseph and seized by Crown when £5000 bond of Peter Alston's forfeited. Held by Joseph throughout his life but without proper grant, which was interrupted by Civil Wars.

Copy of lease and release by Peter Alston Esq. of Bramford, Suffolk and Mary Alston, widow of Joseph Alston Esq. late of Bramford, to Sir John Hanmer, kt. of Whittingham Hall, Suffolk  HA61/436/73  10 & 11 Aug 1660

Contents:
(1) Farms and lands in Gt. and Lt. Waldingfields occupied by Samuell Garratt.
(2) Farms and lands in Stoke Clare occupied by Edward Smyth.
(3) Farms and lands in manor of Lovetofts called Hulver Hills occupied by Phillip Dwight, yeoman.
(4) Farms and lands in Bramford called Alderfields occupied by Richard Wellam.
(5) Water fulling mill in Bramford called Laxfield Mill and parcels of ground (3 acres & 2 acres) occupied by Richard Goddard.
(6) Buildings, land in Clare occupied by Wm. Dale and John Henson for a "competent summe".

Assignment of lands to Mary Alston, widow of Joseph Alston (late of Shellands Hall, Suffolk) of St. Giles-in-the-Fields, Middlesex, extended to William Gilbert, clerk, of Brent Eleigh, Suffolk in trust for William Baker, clerk, of Monks Eleigh, Suffolk.  HA61/436/66  21 April 1664

Contents:
Hulver Hill (manor of Lovetofts) occupied by Phillip Dwight, yeoman, and Alderfields (in Bramford) lately occupied by Richard Wellam, now occupied by Edward Freeman, yeoman. (Total 90 acres). All formerly part of estate of Peter Alston, late of Bramford.

Counterpart of HA61/436/66  HA61/436/69  [n.d.]

Deed by Sir John Hanmer, kt. of Whittingham Hall, Suffolk and Mary Alston, widow of Joseph Alston, late of Shellands Hall, Suffolk, to William Baker, clerk, of Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, to levy a fine on buildings and lands  HA61/436/71  22 April 1664

Contents:
Hulver Hill (manor of Lovetofts) lately occupied by Phillip Dwight, yeoman, and Alderfields, lately occupied by Richard Wellam, now occupied by Edward Freeman, yeoman, (90 acres) to the use of William Baker and his heirs.

Copy of general release by Sir John Hanmer, kt. of Whittingham Hall, Suffolk and Mary Alston, widow of Joseph Alston, late of ShellandsHall, Suffolk, of William Baker, clerk, of Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, for £725.  HA61/436/70  23 Nov 1664

Lease and release by William Baker the elder, clerk, of Monks Eleigh, Suffolk to his son and heir Wm. Baker the younger, clerk, of Layham, Suffolk and wife Susanna, of buildings and land in Bramford called Hulver Hill and Alderfields (90 acres) lately occupied by Edward Freeman, now by Henry Broades.  HA61/436/64  19 & 20 April 1693

Lease by Wm. Baker, clerk, of Layham, Suffolk to John Orford, yeoman, of Bramford for period of 7 years from last feast of St. Mich. Arch. at rent of £40 p.a. of buildings and land in Bramford called Hulver Hill and Alderfields (lately occupied by John Daws, now by John Orford) but all timber reserved to Wm. Baker.  HA61/436/63  10 Jan 1708

Bargain and sale (for £12) by Henry Mudd, yeoman, of Bramford, Suffolk to William Guile, yeoman, of Barking, Suffolk of arable land in Great Albery Field, Darmsden, Suffolk between lands of Robert Mudd on S.E. & S.W. (3 roods) - inherited by Henry Mudd from his father Wm. Mud.  HA61/436/68  2 July 1650

Copy of final concord between Wm. Baker, clerk, complainant and Sir John Hanmer and Mary Alston, widow, deforciants, for 2 messuages, 60 acres land, 10 acres meadow, 30 acres pasture in Bramford  HA61/436/67  1664

Receipts for rents of land in Bramford and Lovetofts Manors.  HA61/436/65  1663-1690

Bundle marked "No.39. In Manor of Bramford. Late Lords Cottage near the Bridge. Old writings A.D. 1723-1786."  HA61/436/539-545  1723-86

Copy of court roll of manor of Bramford. Cornelius Collett on death of brother Anthony Collett to messuage "Bridge Tenement" occupied by widow Blaxall.  HA61/436/542  29 Oct 1730

Contents:
Except 18' x 14' kept by Lord of the Manor

Copy of court roll of manor of Bramford. Admission of Anthony Collett on death of father Cornelius Collett to "Bridge Tenement" (occupied by widow Blaxall).  HA61/436/543  9 May 1745

Contents:
Except 18' x 14' kept by Lord of the Manor

Copy of court roll of manor of Bramford. Admission of Samuel Collett, son of late Anthony Collett, on his death, to "Bridge Tenement" (occupied by widow Blaxall).  HA61/436/544  4 Aug 1786

Contents:
Except 18' x 14' kept by Lord of the Manor

Bargain and sale (for £10.10.) by Mary Collett of Eyke, widow, Anthony Collett Esq. of Watton and Wm. Collett, clerk, of Swanton Morley, Norfolk (exors of late Anthony Collett of Eyke) to Abbott Lord, brickmaker, of Bramford of copyhold of Bramford Manor "Bridge Tenement" etc. (occupied by widow Blaxall)  HA61/436/541  12 April 1786

Contents:
Except 18' x 14' kept by Lord of the Manor

Letter of William Batley, Ipswich to Samuel Denison, Bedford Row, London re surrender from Lord and his wife to Mr. Acton.  HA61/436/545  20 April 1793

Lease and release for purpose of common recovery by William Cooper, baker, of Bramford (son and heir of late Elizabeth Cooper, widow, of Bramford) to Richard Dent, gent., of Ipswich for recovery by Michael Beaumont, ironmonger, of Ipswich of 2 messuages etc. in Bramford (occupied by John ffuller and - Segar).  HA61/436/539  17 & 18 June 1723

Exemplification of common recovery by Michael Beaumont, demandant, from Richard Dent, tenant (William Cooper vouchee) of 2 messuages, 2 gardens, 2 acres land, 2 acres pasture in Bramford.  HA61/436/540  1723

Contents:
Only a few fragments of seal left.

Bundle marked: "C. Old writings 1637-1793. Bramford Tithes ..."  HA61/436/103-120  1637-1793

Exemplification of a verdict recovered by John Acton Esq. against Edward Colborne, rector of Bramford, respecting small tithes.  HA61/436/103  1636-37

Contents:
No seal. Translation of the above made 1 Aug. 1792.

Mortgage by Edward Colborne, gent., of Bramford, Suffolk (granted tithes of Bramford by Dean and Chapter of Canterbury, 26 June 1641), of tithes to William Smith, clerk, Hockwold, Norfolk, for £475 (to repay £513).  HA61/436/104  18 March 1648

Contents:
Declaration of appointment by Edward Colborne of William Forth of Ixworth, Suffolk, to act for him.

Lease and release by William Smyth, gent. of Croxton, Norfolk, son and heir of William Smyth, late of Hockwold, Norfolk, clerk, for £456 to Edward Coleborne, gent. of Weeting, Norfolk and Hamond Thurston, gent. of Paston, Norfolk of property in Bramford, Suffolk  HA61/436/106  25 & 26 Oct 1666

Contents:
Bramford Parsonage, barn, etc., 3 acres meadow by Bramford bridge between Sproughton road and Ipswich road, 4 acres (2 pieces) meadow adjoining vicarage, 3 acres land (Abbotts Close), 3 roods with tenement etc. (Caules Pightle), 3 roods (Ducklemore Field), 3 acres (Carters Close), 1 acre - John Kenton, 2 roods (the Lute), 3 roods (Carters Field), 6 acres (also Carters Field), 10 acres (Parsonage Close), 1 acre and tenement adjoining Lamb's Close, 1 acre, 3 roods (Little Carters Field), 3 acres (Tasnells Hill), 2 roods (Pease Close), 2 acres (at Overtye), 1 acre (Crabbs Valley), 3 acres and Buildings (Countwall), 16 acres (5 pieces) arable and pasture (Countwall Marsh and Hill), 5 acres (also Countwall Hill), 1 acre (Fairage Field), 1 acre (in Trapnells), 2 acres (in Countwall Hills), - all of which were of Bramford Rectory and purchased by late Wm. Smyth.

Mortgage for £600 to Edward Coleborne and 5/- to Hamond Thurston acting for him by Hamond Thurston gent. of Drayton, Norfolk and Edward Coleborne, gent. of Weeting, Norfolk to Thomas Dade, Esq., Tannington, Suffolk, John Lambe, gent. Barham, Suffolk, William Acton, gent., Barham, Suffolk, Nath. Acton, gent., Barham, Suffolk (to repay £636) of Bramford Parsonage as to Hamond Thurston from Dean and Chapter of Canterbury by deed of 27 March 1665 for 21 years.  HA61/436/107  1 June 1665

Bargain and sale (for £1550) by Hamond Thurston, Drayton, Norfolk to Thomas Dade, Esq., Tannington, Suffolk, John Lambe, gent., Barham, Suffolk, Wm. Acton, gent., Barham, Nath. Acton, gent., Barham of Bramford Parsonage (as to Hamond Thurston by Dean and Chapter of Canterbury by deed of 27 March 1665, for 21 years) for remainder of 21 years.  HA61/436/108  14 Sept 1665

Bargain and sale (for £456) by Edward Coleborne, gent. of Weeting, Norfolk and Hamond Thurston, gent., of Paston, Norfolk to Thomas Dade Esq., Pottistree, Suffolk and Edward Mann Esq., Bocking, Suffolk of lands etc. of Bramford Rectory as purchased from Wm. Smyth  HA61/436/109  5 Nov 1666


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Terrier of glebe lands of Bramford church and Burstall Chapel delivered to Canterbury 5 June 1710 by Thomas Nixon, D.D. Bramford rectory lands etc.  HA61/436/110  29 Sept 1674


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Renewals of grant of lease for 21 years of Bramford Rectory (each time on surrender) by Dean and Chapter of Canterbury to Nath. Acton Esq. of Hemingstone, Suffolk for annual payments of £6.13.4. to Dean and Chapter and £60 for Vicar of Bramford (provided carrying out duties properly) and £6.6.8. to Bishop of Norwich  HA61/436/111-118  1744-93

Contents:
26 Nov. 1744. HA61/436/111
2 Dec. 1751. HA61/436/112
25 Nov. 1758. (113b. attested copy of 113a. 16 Mar. 1764). HA61/436/113a
25 Nov. 1765. HA61/436/114
30 Nov. 1772. HA61/436/115
1 Dec. 1779. HA61/436/116
25 Nov. 1786. HA61/436/117
30 Nov. 1793 (Nath. Acton now of Bramford (late of Hemingstone)). HA61/436/118

Letters of Edward Benson, auditor, for Dean and Chapter of Canterbury concerning renewals of lease of Bramford Rectory, etc.  HA61/436/119  1788-94

Contents:
Other relevant letters.

Letters of Canterbury Dean and Chapter concerning Bramford Rectory and tithes.  HA61/436/120  1807, 1814

Contents:
Letter of John Edwards informing Nath. Acton of contents of the above correspondence, 18 Dec. 1807.

Bargain and sale by John Courthois Esq. of Bramford, Suffolk and wife Gertrud for £2200 to Josiah Child, Merchant, London, John Doggett, merchant, London, Wm. Hamby, gent., Ipswich of property in Bramford (Thornbush Hall etc.) = Counterpart duplicate of HA61/436/88.  HA61/436/105  28 Nov 1663

Contents:
On outside is written: "This writing concerns 2 pieces of Glebe land exchanged for other lands belonging to Thornbush Hall now in the occupation of Wm. Rivers - 1713."

Bundle labelled: "Ecclesiastical leases, etc. A.D. 1800-1865."  HA61/436/928-938  1800-1865

Lease for 21 years (on surrender of lease of 30 Nov. 1793) by Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral to Nath. Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere of Bramford (and Burstall) parsonage for p.a. £6.13.4. to Dean and Chapter, and £60 for Vicar of Bramford and £3.6.8. to Bishop of Norwich.  HA61/436/928  25 Nov 1800

Contents:
Marked "68775"

Renewal lease for 21 years (on surrender of that of 25 Nov. 1800 of Bramford Parsonage. Terms as in HA61/436/928 plus £37.6. p.a. land-tax redemption.  HA61/436/929  9 Dec 1807

Arrangement: Marked "68776"


Renewal lease for 21 years on surrender of lease of Bramford Parsonage - terms as in HA61/436/929  HA61/436/930  9 Dec 1814

Arrangement: Marked "68777"


Renewal lease for 21 years on surrender of lease of Bramford Parsonage - terms as in HA61/436/929  HA61/436/931  8 Dec 1821

Arrangement: Marked "68778"


Renewal lease for 21 years on surrender of lease of Bramford Parsonage - terms as in HA61/436/929  HA61/436/932  9 Dec 1828

Arrangement: Marked "68779"


Lease for 20 years by Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral to Rev. Augustus Asgill Colvile, clerk of Little Livermere, trustee of will of late Nath. Lee Acton Esq. (on surrender of Acton's lease of Bramford Parsonage on terms as in HA61/436/928 - plus £50 per acre converted to tillage.  HA61/436/933  9 Dec 1836

Arrangement: Marked "68781"


Renewal of lease for 21 years (on surrender of lease of 9 Dec. 1836 of Bramford Parsonage on terms as in HA61/436/933  HA61/436/934  9 Dec 1842

Arrangement: Marked "68782"


Renewal lease for 21 years of Bramford Parsonage on terms as in HA61/436/933  HA61/436/935  8 Dec 1849

Arrangement: Marked "68783"


Renewal lease for 21 years of Bramford Parsonage (except 1 rood 22 perches in Burstall for a school) to Sir G.N. Broke, Bt. of Broke Hall - terms as in HA61/436/933  HA61/436/936  6 Dec 1856

Arrangement: Marked "68784"


Abstract of title of Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England to reversionary estate and interest in lands and tithe rent charges in Bramford and Burstall (lease expiring 6 Dec. 1856) - reciting provisions by Act of Parliament etc. for reorganisation of church holdings from 1836-1863.  HA61/436/937  [n.d.]

Grant of reversionary interest on termination of lease by Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England to Sir G.N. Broke Middleton of Shrubland Park in lands specified by name and area in schedule and on map in Bramford and Burstall (3rd schedule) in consideration of his conveyance to them for £550 of freehold (1st schedule) and leasehold (2nd schedule).  HA61/436/938  6 April 1865

Bundle marked: (on outer wrapper) "Deeds said to relate to some property at Hintlesham at one time subject to the same mortgage as 3 cottages at Tye - Purchased (with a field) 1909." (on inner wrapper) "Old Title deeds and writings relating to 3 freehold cottages and an arable field at Bramford Tye, the property of Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt."  HA61/436/995-1062  1677-1895

Arrangement: HA61/436/995-1005 contained in separate inner bundle marked: "Mr. James Garrod. Writings of an Estate at Bramford, late the property of Wm. Chapman, deceased."


Lease and release for £40 by George Lord, singleman, of Melton to William Chapman, yeoman, of Bramford  HA61/436/1000  1 & 2 Oct 1717

Contents:
Cottage etc. and pightle in Bramford - total 2 acres - late occupied by Edw. Garrard then occupied by Wm. Chapman, near Tye Green, with liberty of commonage on Tye Green.

Copy of letters of administration to Wm. Chapman on death of his father Wm. Chapman of Burstall.  HA61/436/997  31 March 1803

Copies from registers  HA61/436/998  [n.d.]

Contents:
15 Sept. 1778 Wm. Chapman, buried Burstall.
5 Dec. 1801 Wm. Chapman (age 76) buried Burstall.
29 Oct. 1726 Wm. Chapman, son of Wm. & Ann Chapman, baptised Bramford.

Copy of will (dated 10 Jan. 1824 and proved 19 Feb. 1824) of Wm. Chapman, farmer, of Bramford.  HA61/436/999  [n.d.]

Contents:
To wife for life: real property and live stock, then to be sold for benefit of daughters Mary Button and Susan Chapman of Bramford, with provisions re money etc. Exors: wife Susan and John Lott of Sproughton.

Statutory declaration by Elizabeth Harrison, widow (age 78) of Bramford  HA61/436/996  14 Dec 1843

Contents:
That Wm. Chapman owned and occupied cottage at Tye Green which went to his son Wm. on his death in 1778 and that the younger Wm. Chapman died July 1824 leaving widow Susan and daughters Mary Button and Susan Atthill as co-heiresses.

Abstract of title to cottage and pightle in Bramford, late property of late Wm. Chapman 1717 to 1843. (Cottage near Tye Green).  HA61/436/995  1847

Bargain and sale for £290 by John Lott, farmer, of Elmsett (executor of late Wm. Chapman) with consent of Mary Button, widow, of Bramford and Robert Atthill, surgeon, of Ipswich and wife Susan (2 daughters and son-in-law of late Wm. Chapman) to James Garrod, farmer, of Hintlesham in trust for Wm. Hayward, farmer, of Hintlesham, then to James Garrod, of cottage (in 2 dwellings) occupied by John Garrod and James Archer, and pightle occupied by Mary Button.  HA61/436/1005  23 Nov 1847

Contents:
Certificate by commissioners for taking acknowledgments of deeds by Married Women under Act of Wm.IV of examination of and consent by Susan, wife of Robert Atthill, re above deed. 23 Nov. 1847.

Mortgage for £170 by John Garrod, innkeeper, of Bentley, Essex to Jas. Garrod, farmer, of Hintlesham of stock in trade and effects of the "Lion Inn", Bentley, Essex (lately entered by John Garrod) as purchased with loan of £170 from Jas. Garrod.  HA61/436/1002  24 June 1854

Receipts for taxes, tithes, lord's rent, insurance, etc. and relevant papers of J. Garrod for property in Bramford, Burstall and Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1003  1894-1895

Abstract of will (dated 13 Sept. 1894 and proved 2 Jan. 1895 (1896 in pencil superimposed)) of Sterling Westhorp Esq., solicitor, of Ipswich (who died 13 June 1895).  HA61/436/1004  [n.d.]

Contents:
Exors: nephew & partner Alfred Townshend Cobbold & partner Francis Chas. Ward.

Schedule of title deeds re property of James Burgess Garrod handed over to his solicitors by late Sterling Westhorp on payment of mortgage  HA61/436/1001  1895

Contents:
Messuage in 2 tenements at Burstall 1839-1854.
3 cottages in Bramford 1717 (as in 1, page 53) - 1847.
6 cottages in Bramford 1792-1867.
4 cottages and land at Hintlesham 1802-1873.
2 messuages near Street, Hintlesham, 1809-1877.
2 copyhold cottages and 1½ acres at Bramford 1810-1881

Copy of court roll of manor of Monks Eleigh (Elleigh Monacom).  HA61/436/1027  13 Sept 1677

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas King and wife Margaret of messuage in Monks Eleigh occupied by Thomas King to Thomas Rust, gent., of Colchester, Essex on condition of payment of £40 by instalments as stated.

Copy of court roll of manor of Lovetofts (Lord: Lawrence Mollynor, gent.).  HA61/436/1028  13 Oct 1683

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Scrivener on death of father Thos. Scrivener to 5 roods with tenement.

Bond for £( ) by John Mirills, butcher, of Monks Eleigh to Isaak Whisley, yeoman, of Monks Eleigh for security for payment of £6.12.6. at Whisley's house "The Swan", Monks Ely.  HA61/436/1034  22 Aug 1696

Copy of court roll of manor of Lovetofts in Bramford (Lord: John Burrough, gent.).  HA61/436/1009  31 Aug 1697


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Contents:
Admission of John Scrivener, son, and Gregory Scrivener on death of Thos. Scrivener to 5 rods with tenement (to which Thos. Scrivener was admitted 6 Nov. 1696).

Bond for £60 by John Scrivener, cordwinder, of St. Mary White Chappel, Middlesex and Thos. Scrivener, broadweaver, of the same place to John Bond, yeoman, of Bramford for peaceful enjoyment of copyhold surrended. (Manor of Lovetofts).  HA61/436/1012  21 Oct 1697

Copy of court roll of manor of Lovetofts.  HA61/436/1013  24 March 1697/8


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HA61/436/1012

Contents:
Admission of John Bond to 5 rods and tenement surrended by Scrivener.

Lease for a year (for release - missing) by Josias Shansfield, malster, of Alpheton and wife Anna to Thomas Whisley, singleman, of Monks Eleigh of messuage etc. in Monks Eleigh occupied by Robert Clarke.  HA61/436/1026  1 Feb 1705

Bond for £50 by Bridget How, widow, of Monks Ely to Abraham Simson, tailor, of Monks Ely for peaceful enjoyment of copyhold of manor of Monks Ely surrendered to Abraham Simpson and wife Judith.  HA61/436/1010  12 May 1705

Memo. of (Manor of Lovetofts). Admission of John Simpson on death of Abraham Simpson to 5 rods with tenement. Surrender then to his will.  HA61/436/1014  24 Jun 1705

Copy of court roll of manor of Lovetofts (Lord: John Burrough, gent.).  HA61/436/1022  9 Oct 1707

Contents:
Admission of Daniel Bond to 5 roods and tenement (to which John Bond admitted 24 March 1697 on surrender by John Scrivener) on death of father John Bond.

Memo. of Manor of Lovetofts of surrender by Daniel Bond of copyhold to John Bayly of Somersham on condition of payment of £21 on 12 May 1710.  HA61/436/1023  12 May 1709

Contents:
Endorsed with receipt for above payment.

Mortgage of 1000 years for £20 by Thomas Whistlay, malster, of Waldingfield Magna to Joseph Downing, yeoman, of Shelley.  HA61/436/1017  10 Feb 1710

Contents:
Of cottage etc. in Monks Eleigh (purchased by Whistlay of Josias Shansfield and wife Anna 1 & 2 Feb. 1705; and fine: Bridget Bexwell and Thos. Whisley - plts. v. Shansfield and wife)

Memo. of manor of Lovetofts. Surrender by Daniel Bond, tanner, of Ipswich and wife Mary to John Baily of Bramford, yeoman, of copyhold.  HA61/436/1019  25 March 1710

Bond for £70 by Daniel Bond, tanner, of Ipswich to John Baily, yeoman, of Bramford for good title to copyhold conveyed.  HA61/436/1024  25 March 1710

Two copies of court roll of Manor of Lovetofts.  HA61/436/1015  19 April 1710

Contents:
Admission of John Baily to 5 rods and tenement near Tye Green (to which Daniel Bond admitted 9 Oct. 1707 on death of father John Bond) on surrender by Daniel Bond, tanner, of Ipswich and wife Mary - and surrender to use of his will.

Deed poll by creditors, viz. Joshua Dowe, Wm. Death, Abros Barlit, Margrit Tiffin, George Baker, Joseph (?Wase) and John (Pattint) of Thos. Whistlay, malster, of Waldingfield Parva allowing him 4 years free from molestation provided that he pays instalments as stated.  HA61/436/1007  15 Jan 1712

Mortgage of 1000 years for £20 by Abraham Simpson, tailor, of Monks Ely to Thos. Sterne, wheelwright, of Buxhall of messuage etc. in Monks Ely occupied by Abraham Simpson.  HA61/436/1006  22 March 1735

Copy of court roll of manor of Lovetofts.  HA61/436/1021  9 Oct 1736

Contents:
Admission of Arthur Baily on death of father John Baily to 5 roods with tenement (to which John Baily admitted 19 April 1710 on surrender by Daniel Bond).

Bond for £200 by Adam Branson, yeoman, of Willisham to Alice Bayly, widow, of Willisham for promise to leave to Alice Bayly his intended wife (if she survives him) £100.  HA61/436/1033  10 Aug 1738

Copy of will (dated 16 March 1762) of Alice Branson, widow, of Bramford.  HA61/436/1032  [n.d.]

Contents:
Exec: Abraham Simpson. Personalty etc. to son Adam Branson, granddaughter Alice Hewes and to Abraham Simpson.

Copy of court roll of manor of Lovetofts in Bramford (Lord: George Thos. Esq.).  HA61/436/1008  [n.d.]

Contents:
Admission of Alice Hewes, daughter of Wm. Hewes and late Alice (nee Baily and sister of late Arthur Bailey) to land and tenement thereon - total 5 roods (to which Arthur Bailey admitted on death of his father John Bailey 9 Oct. 1736). 25 June 1767. Custody of Alice Hewes (c. age 13) and her lands to her father until she 21).

(Copy of) death certificate of Jane Vaughan admitted to Guy's Hospital 7 Sept. 1774 and died 29 Nov. 1774; and burial register entry: Chas. Vaughan buried at St. Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, 6 April 1780.  HA61/436/1031  [n.d.]

Contents:
Above copies made 1 & 2 March 1792

Memo. of Manor of Lovetofts. Surrender by Alice Hewes, spinster, of Ipswich and copyhold to her will.  HA61/436/1025  28 Feb 1775

Bond for £90 by Alice Hewes, spinster, of Ipswich to Abraham Simpson, farmer, of Bramford for peaceful enjoyment of copyhold surrendered (of Lovetofts).  HA61/436/1029  2 March 1775

Abstract of title to 5 roods and messuage. Copyhold of Manor of Lovetofts 1736 to 1785  HA61/436/1018  [n.d.]

Memo of manor of Lovetofts. Surrender of copyhold by Alice Hewes, spinster, of Ipswich to Abraham Simpson, farmer, of Bramford.  HA61/436/1020  2 March 1775

Bond for £250 by John Simpson, farmer, of Badley to John Sudbury, farmer, of Hintlesham for good title to copyhold of Lovetofts surrendered.  HA61/436/1030  5 June 1810

Note re 4 tenements and 2 acres occupied by William Gibbons, widow Chamberlain, James Avis and Thomas Smith. Now from John Sudbury, farmer, of Hintlesham to Edward (Carter?)  HA61/436/1016  [n.d.]

Contents:
On back of part of letter of complaint by Mr. Aldrich against Woods, farmer, of Saxmundham re furious driving.

Account of Mr. John Sudbury to S. Jackaman for preparing legal documents re purchase from Mr. Simpson.  HA61/436/1011  Undated

Contents:
Account of Messrs. Skinner & Sudbury for legal services to J. Ambrose (paid in part by Mr. Jackaman, 1 Jan. 1814. Account of Mr. John Sudbury with Pearson and Bunn. Dec. 1813

Lease and release for £140 by Thomas Meadows, wheelwright, of Hintlesham and wife Ann to Roger Laws, merchant, of Ipswich  HA61/436/1035  [n.d.]

Contents:
15¾ square rods in Hintlesham on S.E. Ipswich-Hadleigh road (late part of common waste of manor of Hintlesham) and messuage, etc. in Hintlesham lately erected occupied by Philip Stevens. 21 & 22 May 1802. With covenant to levy a fine. Final Concord (two halves) for £100 between Roger Laws, plt., and Thomas Meadows and wife Ann, deforc., for 2 messuages, 2 cottages, 1 cutilage, 2 gardens, etc. in Hintlesham. Easter, 1802.

Copy of will (dated 1 Jan. 1800, with codicils of 16 April 1803 and 9 Oct. 1803, proved 18 Oct. 1803) of Roger Laws, merchant, of Ipswich (called a malster in first codicil).  HA61/436/1036  [n.d.]

Contents:
To exors. Joseph laws, yeoman, of Belstead and William Laws, innkeeper, of Ipswich: granary, coalhouse, stable and interest in wharf in St. Clement's, Ipswich, now in occupation of Roger Laws, for sale to share between Joseph Laws, William Laws, Elizabeth, wife of Andrew Lock, husbandman, of Belstead, Susan, wife of Abraham Day, farmer, of Washbrook, and Rachael, wife of -. Tricker, innkeeper, of Stratford St. Mary.
1st codicil - Addition of purchased property in Hintlesham for sale by Joseph and William Laws to share as above (as purchased - see 41 above).
2nd codicil - £40 to sister-in-law Sarah Laws who has been his housekeeper for 9 years.

Lease and release for £118.10. by Joseph Laws, yeoman, of Belstead and William Laws, innkeeper, of Ipswich executors of late Roger Laws, to John Green, yeoman, of Hintlesham and Isaac Jackaman, farmer, of Whitton (only as trustee for John Green) of land and cottage in Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1037  27 & 28 Jan 1804


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HA61/436/1035

Will (dated 17 Feb. 1814) of John Green, broom-maker, of Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1038  [n.d.]

Contents:
To wife Elizabeth for life: messuage, etc. in Hintlesham occupied by William Pittnell, then to be sold and shared for son John Green, Isaac Green, Elizabeth Green, William Green, Sarah kable, James Green and Byam Laws Green (at 18). Exors: wife Elisabeth Green and William Norman the elder, farmer.

Lease and release for £95 by Elizabeth Green, widow of John Green of Hintlesham and William Norman the elder, farmer, of Hintlesham (Exors. for John Green) with discharge by John Green, yeoman, of Sproughton, Isaac Green, labourer, of St. Osyth, Essex, William Jessup, labourer, of Chattisham and wife Elizabeth (nee Green), William Green, labourer, of Hintlesham, John Keeble, gamekeeper, of Hintlesham and wife Sarah (nee Green) to Thomas Smith Kingsbury, bricklayer of Hintlesham (and Robert Ansell, draper, of Hadleigh) of 15¾ roods and cottage in Hintlesham now occupied by Jn. Beer and Jn. Dale.  HA61/436/1039  3 & 4 Feb 1824

Mortgage of 1000 years for £100 by Thomas Smith Kingsbury, late bricklayer, of Hintlesham, now innholder of Monks Eleigh, to William Bryer, merchant, of Hadleigh  HA61/436/1040  22 Dec 1828

Contents:
15¾ roods in Hintlesham and messuage now occupied by John Beer, John Dale and John Kingsbury.
Note of rent paid to manor of Hintlesham. 19 Dec. 1800. Promise to pay £100 as above and interest by T.S. Kingsbury to Bryer.

Conveyance (for £100 discharging mortgage to Wm. Bryer, gent., of Hadleigh) by Thos. Smith Kingsbury, bricklayer and innholder, late of Hintlesham and now of Monks Eleigh, to John Kingsbury, bricklayer, of Hintlesham (to use after his death of Wm. Strutt, gent., of Hadleigh if no other direction) and assignment of term of 1000 years by Bryer to Henry Offord, gent., of Hadleigh (to attend inheritance) of land and cottage at Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1041  6 June 1842

Particulars for auction on 29 Sept. 1873 of 4 cottages on Ipswich-Hadleigh highroad at Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1042  [n.d.]

Contents:
1 empty and others occupied by John Kingsbury, Robt. Seagrove and John Beer. Endorsed 7 Oct. 1873 as purchased by James Garrod, the younger, farmer, of Hintlesham for £255 from exors. of late John Kingsbury.Receipts for lord's rent paid by J. Kingsbury to manor of Hintlesham Hall. 1873

Abstract of title of trustees of will of John Kingsbury to cottages at Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1043  1842-1873

Conveyance for £255 by John Kingsbury, bricklayer, of Hintlesham and William Kingsbury, bricklayer, of Hintlesham (trustees of will of late John Kingsbury to James Garrod the younger, farmer, of Hintlesham  HA61/436/1044  11 Nov 1873

Contents:
15¾ sq. rods and 4 cottages at Hintlesham late occupied by John Woods, John Beer, late Jn. Kingsbury and Jn. Kingsbury, now occupied by John Kingsbury, Robt. Seagrove and John Beer and 1 empty.

Two letters of C.T. Robinson, solicitor, re payment of rent for cottages to Jas. Garrod (at Hintlesham).  HA61/436/1045  1877

Inland Revenue Duty Form re succession of Jas. Burgess Garrod farmer, of Hintlesham on death of Mary Ann Garrod, 11 March 1885.  HA61/436/1046  Dated Sept 1895

Schedule of title deeds to messuage etc. in Hintlesham in possession of Thomas Meadows, the younger, wheelwright, of Hintlesham for 1737-1802.  HA61/436/1047  4 April 1809

Lease and release for £12 by Thomas Meadows the younger, wheelwright, of Hintlesham to Robert Ansell, draper, of Hadleigh  HA61/436/1048  3 & 4 April 1809

Contents:
To use as directed to Arthur Evans, cordwainer, of Hintlesham of 8r. adjoining timber-yard near Street, Hintlesham (part of Staggs, purchased by Meadows of John Hicks.

Mortgage of 1000 years for £120 by Arthur Evans, cordwainer, of Hintlesham to George Conder, leather cutter, of Ipswich of 8 roods in Hintlesham  HA61/436/1049  15 Sept 1809


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Will (dated 6 April 1813 & probate of 15 April 1813) of Arthur Evans, cordwainer, of Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1050  [n.d.]

Contents:
All to wife and to George Notcutt Conder to pay debts and overplus to wife.

Assignment of mortgage for £134.15. and 10/- by Geo. Nottcutt Conder, leather cutter, of Ipswich (at direction of Isaac Hicks, farmer, of Layham) to John Eddowes Sparrow, gent., of Ipswich  HA61/436/1051  25 & 26 August 1820

Contents:
And lease and release for £35.5. by Elizabeth Evans and G.N. Conder and Robert Ansell, draper, of Hadleigh to Isaac Hicks and Thomas Conder, currier, of Ipswich (only on trust for Hicks) of 8 roods in Hintlesham with messuage by timber yard.

Copy of will (dated 29 March 1820 and codicil dated 23 June 1821 and proved 11 Aug. 1821) of Isaac Hicks, farmer, of Layham.  HA61/436/1052  [n.d.]

Contents:
To wife for life: 12 acres and cottages occupied by Isaac Hicks and Joseph Beaumont in Layham, then to Philip Hicks, farmer, of Hadleigh; and to Philip Hicks: cottage in Hadleigh occupied by Thomas Gardiner and 3 cottages in Layham (near "Marquis Cornwallis") occupied by Anthony Lloyd, Edward Garrard and Wood Sibbons. To James Jacobs, yeoman, of Hadleigh for life: 2 cottages in Benton St., Hadleigh held of manor of Hadleigh Hall occupied by Robert Smith and Edward Carter, then to Caleb Kersey, gent., of Layham and to Philip Hicks, etc. Exors: Caleb Kersey and Philip Hicks and wife. Codicil 23 June 1821 (since messuage at Hintlesham recently purchased of Mrs. Elizabeth Evans) revoking former bequests to Jas. Hicks, now to go to Robert Hicks, farmer, of Shelly.

Lease and release as mortgage for £120 by Edward Kendall Evans, shoemaker, of 31 Chapel St., Edgware Rd., Middlesex (only son and heir of Arthur Evans) (at direction of Sarah Ann Hicks, widow of Isaac Hicks, farmer, of Layham, late of Naughton, now of Hemingstone) to Isaac Last, gent., of Hadleigh to use of Robert Chinery, farmer, of Nedging, for 1000 years, then to Sarah Ann Hicks.  HA61/436/1053  17 & 18 Oct 1830

Copy of will (dated 8 Dec. 1840) of Sarah Anne Hicks, widow, of Hemingstone.  HA61/436/1054  [n.d.]

Contents:
Exors: Joseph Lebball Evans and William Barker, grocer, of Hemingstone. To Edward Candale Evans, shoemaker: house in Hintlesham occupied by James Abbott, carpenter; and money bequests.

Release from claims for debts by creditors of late Sarah Ann Hicks, widow, of Hemingstone, viz. Henry May, wheelwright, Hemingstone, Barrington Bloomfield, surgeon and apothecary Coddenham, William Barker, grocer, of Hemingstone, Abraham Wolsey, butcher, Ipswich, Joseph Leball Evans, farmer, Hemingstone and Thomas Brown, to Edward Kendall Evans, shoemaker, of 33 Chapel St., Edgware Rd., Middlesex, of 8 roods and messuage in Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1055  16 Oct 1843

Statutory declaration by Thomas Meadows, wheelwright, and carpenter, of Hintlesham re kin of Edward Evans, showing belief that Edward Kendall Evans in heir at law.  HA61/436/1056  9 Nov 1843

Assignment of mortgage for £100 by Robert Chinery, gent., of Nedging to Charles Lucas Wallace, gent., of Hadleigh to attend inheritance of James Meadows, coach wheelmaker, of Aldgate, London; and Release for £27 by Edward Kendall Evans, shoemaker, of 33 Chapel St., Edgware Rd., Middlesex (and Isaac Last, gent., of Hadleigh) to Charles Henry Last, gent., of Hadleigh to use as directed by Jas. Meadows or in trust for him of 8 roods and messuage in Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1057  15 Nov 1843

Copy of will (dated 18 Sept. 1868 & proved 3 April 1869) of James Meadows of 56 Tenter Ground, Whitechapel, Middlesex  HA61/436/1058  [n.d.]

Contents:
Exors: brother Henry Meadows and son James Meadows.
Division of inheritance for children after death of wife Mary.

Certified copy of death certificate of Mary Meadows (age 72) (widow of Jas. Meadows, wheelwright) who died at 32 Brook Street, Daventry, Northants.  HA61/436/1059  21 July 1874

Memo. of Agreement for letting of messuage etc. in Hintlesham from year to year @ £8.10. p.a. by Henry Meadows of Lyham Road, Brixton to Mary Anne Meadows, spinster, of Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1060  26 Oct 1876

Abstract of title of Henry Meadows (exor. of late Jas. Meadows) to property in Hintlesham, 1843-1876.  HA61/436/1061  1876

Advertisement for sale by auction on 30 Nov. 1876 of house in Hintlesham occupied by Miss M.A. Meadows by exors. of late Jas. Meadows; with memo of purchase for £200 by James Garrod, Hintlesham.  HA61/436/1062  [n.d.]

Mortgages  [no ref. or date]

Bundle labelled: "Mortgage deeds, A.D. 1780 to 1855."  HA61/436/983-987  1780-1855

Mortgage of 1000 years for £2000 by Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford (and son Nathaniel Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere) to William Brown, gent., of Binfield, Berks.  HA61/436/983  [n.d.]

Contents:
Property in Bramford, Lt. Blakenham and Flowton, viz. messuage, etc. occupied by Geo. Morgan, messuage, etc. occupied by Jas. Turner, messuage, etc. occupied by Abraham Simpson, Bullen Wood and Cobbold's Grove - purchased by Nath. Acton of Wm. Alston, 26 March 1771. 6 Dec. 1780.
Endorsement, 16 March 1787, mortgage paid off and assigned to Nath. and N.L. Acton.
Counterpart of above mortgage.
Bond for £4000, 6 Dec. 1780, by Acton and son to Brown.
Letters of Samuel Denison re above business. Dec. 1780

Lease and release (of mortgage) for £2588.7. by James Josselyn, gent., late of Belstead, now of Copdock, to Nath. Lee Acton of Livermere Park  HA61/436/984  1 & 2 Dec 1834

Contents:
Property mortgaged for £2500 29 & 30 July 1822, viz. Thornbush Hall etc., Bramford, once occupied by Wm. Rivers, then by Jn. Clarke, then by Geo. Morgan, cottage etc. called Holmeadow, 7 acres called Aldermarsh, 4 acres once occupied by Giles Baker then by Jonathan Mills, 6 acres called Tans Countwell, site of 2 cottages once occupied by Edmond Pegg, Chas. Pegg Woodward and Wm. Price then by Jonathan Mills, 2 acres Long Pightle once occupied by Henry Double then by Jonathan Mills, 6 acres Meerfield occupied by Daniel Brazier and Thos. Kerridge, 5 acres Wales Close alias Wanleys, 2 acres Wales (last 2 now in one piece), 1 acre at Marish Gapp once occupied by John Brazier, 2 acres in Aldermarsh - all once occupied by Jn. Clarke and then by Geo. Morgan.

Mortgage by lease and release for £2000 by Nath. Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere Park to John Cobbold, the elder, Esq. of Ipswich, Dykes Alexander of Ipswich, Esq., Samuel Alexander of Ipswich, Esq. and John Josselyn Esq. of Sproughton (Trustees for Eastern Division of "Suffolk and General Country Amicable Insurance Office") of Thornbush Hall, Bramford - field names and areas specified.  HA61/436/985  16 & 17 Dec 1834

Mortgage by lease and release for further £2000 (total now £4000) by Nath. Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere Park to "Suffolk & General Country Insurance Office" (trustees: Dykes Alexander Esq. of Ipswich and Jeremiah Head Esq. of Ipswich)  HA61/436/986  [n.d.]


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Contents:
Thornbush Hall, Bramford, viz: house, lanes, Thornbush, Nine Acres, Long Pightle, Sillotts Close, Gt. Stony Lands, Pit Acres, Leason Hill, Hankeys Lukes, Holm Meadow, Lower Bottom, Upper Bottom, Lower Plow, Further Block Hill, Middle & Hither Hill, Lay Clay Pits, Short Birds, Tans Countwell Hill, Broom Bottom, Crabs Valley, Plough Clay Pits, Birds, Aldermarsh Meadow; and messuage and 150 acres in Baylham and Coddenham once occupied by Jn. Banyard, then by Wm. Bird, now by Samuel Cross, viz: meadow, Mill Field, Gt. Field, Lower Gravel Field Pit, Upper Warbins, Lower Warbins, Upper Lay Field, Lower Lay Field, Ten Acres, Twelve Acres, Barn Field, Gt. Meadow, house and yards.
Bond for £8000 by Lee Acton to secure above. 13 Nov. 1835.
Schedule of title deeds, 1742-1823.

Assignment of mortgage (part on Thornbush Hall) for £2380 by Broke and £1620 by Sir Wm. Middleton and Louisa Broke by Dykes Alexander Esq. of Ipswich and Jeremiah Head Esq. of Ipswich to John Chevallier Cobbold, gent., of Ipswich in trust for Sir Philip Broke of Thornbush Hall (original £4000 was on Thornbush Hall and Cross's Farm)  HA61/436/987  17 Aug 1846

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Endorsement of 26 July 1855 - mortgage transferred by Cobbold & executors of Sir P. Broke to Chas. A. Broke.
Endorsement of 28 May 1875 - mortgage paid off by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton for £2380 to John Hamilton, Horace Broke and John Boyle.

Bundle labelled: "Mortgage deeds A.D. 1780-1871."  HA61/436/950-954  1780-1871

Lease and release by Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford to Joseph Lathbury, clerk, of Livermere  HA61/436/950  [n.d.]

Contents:
Messuage, etc. late of Wm. Alston Esq. in Bramford and Blakenham occupied by Geo. Morgan, and messuage, etc. late of Wm. Alston occupied by Abraham Simpson, and Bullen Wood and Cobbold's Grove, EXCEPT copyhold of Normans and Beverlies, viz: 9 acre marsh called Polstead and 1 acre land which will be surrendered with this conveyed of Livermere shall direct - to Nath. Acton for life and then to N. Lee Acton for life. 21 & 22 Feb. 1780.

Assignment of bonds contracted by late Nath. Lee Acton  HA61/436/951  [n.d.]

Contents:
For £1080 and interest due to Eliz. Ann Gee, widow, and Harriet Colvile, spinster, of Ipswich, and £2000 and interest due to Sir Wm. Fowle Fowle Middleton of Shrubland Park, exec. of Caroline Acton, spinster, and for £1000 and interest due to Reeve Bunn Esq. of Ipswich, and for £1000 and interest due to Jas. Orford, clerk, of Ipswich, and for £1000, £300, £500 and interest due to Hry. Jas. Oakes, Esq. of Bury, Hry. Hasted, clerk, of Bury, and Geo. Jn. Haggitt, clerk, of Bury (exors. of Orbell Ray Oakes Esq. of Bury), and for £600 and interest due to Geo. Mansfield, gent., of North Place, Gray's Inn Lane, and Rev. Nath. Colville, rector of Lawshall, Suffolk, and Reeve Bunn, by above creditors to Sir Philip Broke, bt. of Nacton to Nacton and Horatio Geo. Broke Esq. of Nacton, colonel. 18 March 1841.
Bonds of Nath. Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere:
24 Feb. 1794. Bond for £2160 to Elis. Ann Colvile and Harriot Colvile, spinsters, of Ipswich to secure £1080 and interest.
21 April 1834. Bond for £600 to Timothy Richard Holmes, gent. of Bury, to secure £300 and interest.
30Jan. 1832. Bond for £1000 to Timy. Richd. Holmes to secure £500 and interest.
15 Sept. 1827. Bond for £2000 to Timy. Richd. Holmes to secure £1000 and interest.
27 Feb. 1828. Bond for £2000 to Rev. Jas. Orford, clerk, of Ipswich to secure £1000 and interest.
28 Oct. 1828. Bond for £2000 to Reeve Bunn, gent., of Ipswich to secure £1000 and interest.
6 April 1811. Bond for £4000 to Caroline Acton, spinster, of Ipswich to secure £2000 and interest. (with receipts for interest paid on last bond).

Assignment of mortgage for rest of £500 years by Rev. Nath. Colvile, D.D., rector of Lawshall, and Reeve Bunn, Esq. of Ipswich (at direction of Sir Philip Broke) to Sir Charles Broke Vere, K.C.B., Maj. Gen., of Nacton and Horatio Geo. Broke Esq. of Nacton, Colonel  HA61/436/952  [n.d.]

Contents:
Mansion, etc. in Bramford (Steward's house occupied by John Edwards) and property in Bramford, Burstall, Sproughton and Lt. Blakenham (as Edwards, Geo. Jas. Morgan, Rev. Geo. Naylor, Jas. Orman, Jas. Button, Wm. Button, Chas. Hardcastle, Geo. Morgan, Thos. Cullum, arrard Cullum, Nath. - Codd, Mary Bond, Mary Thurston, Jas. Harrison, Jas. Morgan, and several cottages in Bramford (following Chancery decree on debts of N. Lee Acton). 19 July 1841.
Endorsed, 26 Aug. 1855, release of term by Major Gen. H.G. Broke (by direction of exors. of Sir P. Broke) to Sir G.N. Broke.

Mortgage for £6658.15. by Sir G.N. Broke, Bt. of Broke Hall to Sir Ed. Sherlock Gooch, Bt., of Benacre Hall and Hugh Edward Adair of Chapel St., Mayfair and Rev. Foster Barham Zincke, clerk, of Wherstead  HA61/436/953  8 Aug 1856

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Property in Bramford and Lt. Blakenham (subject to continuation of existing leases specified); with Plan and schedule giving field names and areas for 1770 and for Tithe Map numbered on plan, occupied by Brooks and Mudd, by W.H. Mumford and by Henry Wake.

Conveyance on redemption of mortgage for £6658.15 (see 4 above) by Hugh Edw. Adair Esq. of Chapel St., Mayfair and Rev. Foster Barham Zincke of Wherstead (Sir Edw. Sherlock Gooch died 9 Nov. 1856) to Sir G.N. Broke Middleton, Bt. of Shrubland Park of property mortgaged as in HA61/436/953 (see HA61/436/4 above).  HA61/436/954  13 Nov 1871


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Bundle labelled: "Mortgage deeds A.D. 1822 to 1871."  HA61/436/988-994  1822-71

Mortgage of 1000 years for £1500 by Nath. Lee Acton of Livermere Park to John Josselyn, gent., of Sproughton  HA61/436/988  1 Oct 1822

Contents:
Gilbert's Farm, Bramford once occupied by Thos. Gilbert, then by Wm. Wood, then by Thos. Bond, now by Mary Bond, with 2 acres meadow, 11 arable and 27 pasture, viz: house and yards, Kiln Fidd, Little Piece, Fens, Whitton Field, Stoney Lands, Grove, Pits, Lim Kiln Field; and 2 messuages etc. once occupied by John Orford, then by Edward Johnson, then by Thos. Bond, now by Mary Bond, viz: house and yards, Barn Field, Man's Pightle Hill, The Hill, Clay Pits, Upper Four Acres, Pit Field, Lower Four Acres, Seven Acres, Firman's, Broad Waters (and pasture), Long Meadow, Five Acre Meadow, Two Acres.

Assignment of mortgage for £1500 by Jas. Josselyn, gent. of Copdock, John Josselyn, gent. of Sproughton and Geo. Josselyn gent. of Sproughton and Geo. Josselyn gent. of Ipswich (exors. of late John Josselyn) to Thos. Edw. Wallace, gent. of Diss, Norfolk and aforesaid Geo. Josselyn of mortgage  HA61/436/989  1 Oct 1844


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Transfer of mortgage for £1500 by Thos. Edw. Wallace, gent. of Diss, Norfolk and Geo. Josselyn, gent. of Ipswich to John Chevallier Cobbold, gent. of Ipswich on trust for Sir Philip Broke, Bt. of mortgage as in HA61/436/988-989.  HA61/436/990  3 Aug 1846

Contents:
Endorsement, 26 July 1855, mortgage transferred by Cobbold and executors of Sir P. Broke to Chas. A. Broke.

Transfer of mortgage by Horace Broke, Esq. Barrister-at-law, of Lincoln's Inn at request of Louisa Broke, spinster, of Broke Hall and Sir G.N. Broke, Bt. of Broke Hall to Edward Bloxam, gent., of New Boswell Court, Middlesex for assignment to John Hamilton Esq. of Sundrum, Ayrshire, Horace Broke, Patrick Boyle of Shewalton, Ayr, and Jn. Boyle Esq., Barrister-at-law, of Inner Temple.  HA61/436/991  26 Feb 1856


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Contents:
Endorsement 27 Feb. 1856 - Assignment of mortgage by Bloxam to Hamilton Horace Broke, Patrick and John Boyle.

Release of mortgage (remaining property being deemed sufficient security) by John Hamilton Esq. of Sundrum, Ayr, Horace Broke Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Patrick Boyle Esq. of Shewalton, Ayr, and John Boyle Esq., Barrister-at-Law, of Inner Temple to Sir G.N. Broke, Bt. of Broke Hall of Lower Four Acre and Long Meadow occupied by Robt. Wm. Mumford.  HA61/436/992  30 June 1858

Contents:
Memoranda of 17 July 1856. 1r. 28p. of above sold to Robt. Knipe Cobbold Esq. of Bredfield Lodge and of 1 acre (Lower Meadow) and 2r. of above to Edward Packard, artificial manure manufacturer, of Ipswich.

Release of mortgage (from larger property) by Louisa Broke, spinster of Bath to Sir G.N. Broke Middleton, Bt. of Shrubland Park of "Seven Acres", "Two Acres" and cottage and 1r. 7p.  HA61/436/993  6 Sept 1862

List of property in mortgage to Trustees of C.A. Broke Esq. - giving field names, areas and tithe map numbers (Thornbush occupied by Geo. Morgan and other formerly occupied by Mary Bond.  HA61/436/994  1871

Contents:
Various additional remarks in pencil shew what was included in 1822 mortgage with names of occupants Pallent and Larking. All that occupied by Mary Bond sold to Packard.

Leases  [no ref. or date]

Bundle labelled: "Farm leases and counterparts by Acton and others A.D.1731 to 1794."  HA61/436/599-982  1731-1802

Lease for 7 years by Wm. Acton Esq. of Bramford to John Bond, yeoman, of Burstall Hall of tithes of Burstall and small piece of glebe with cottage and small piece of glebe occupied by John Fallows and farm and 8 acres glebe by Flowton Brook late occupied by John Luis @ £13.10. p.a.  HA61/436/955  3 May 1731

Contents:
Rough draught for above indenture.

Lease for 8 years by Wm. Acton Esq. of Bramford to John Holborough draper, of Ipswich of messuage, etc. called "The Ship" and malt office, cinder oven, mill, kiln and cistern in Bramford and 2 pieces of arable (5 acres in all) late occupied by John Driver @ £18 p.a.  HA61/436/956  23 July 1733

Lease for 11 years by Nath. Acton Esq. of Hemingston to Joseph Rudland, yeoman, of Claydon of farm, etc. in Claydon and Whitton called Birches @ £76 p.a.  HA61/436/957  3 Nov 1744

Lease for 15 years by Nath. Acton Esq. of Hemingstone to Richard Woods, yeoman, of Bramford of farm in Bramford late occupied by John Reed now occupied by Bartholomew Stockdale, and farm etc. in Bramford late occupied by Daniel Smith now occupied by Barth. Stockdale, @ £80 p.a.  HA61/436/958  2 Feb 1744

Contents:
Marked outside: "Pepper's Farm and other lands".
Bond for £200 by Richard Woods to Nath. Acton, payment of rent as covenanted. 2 Feb. 1744.

Lease for 7 years by Nath. Acton Esq. of Hemingstone to Constantine Dickerson, yeoman, of Bramford of messuage etc. in Bramford called "ffidgeons" late occupied by John Grimwade now occupied by Const. Dickerson, @ £42 p.a.  HA61/436/960  10 Nov 1750

Lease for 9 years by Nath. Acton Esq. of Hemingstone to John Chamberlain, yeoman, of Bramford of messuage, etc. in Bramford occupied by John Chamberlain, and messuage, etc. called Peppers Farm late occupied by Wm. Woods, @ £30.12.6 p.a.  HA61/436/959  1 Sept 1752

Lease for 9 years @ £35 p.a. by Francis Brooke, gent., of Westerfield to Richard Cuthbert, dishturner, of Bramford of "The Angel", Bramford occupied by John Folkard.  HA61/436/962  16 Aug 1756

Contents:
Letter of Francis Brooke re Mr. Acton's not maintaining fence between "The Angel" and cottages sold to John Garrard. Ufford, 4 May 1761.
Notes on book re maintenance of fence by previous owners. Letter of N. Acton to F. Brooke disclaiming responsibility for above fence. May 1764.

Lease for 21 years @ £69 p.a. (and £6 p.a. for copyhold part) by Wm. Alston Esq. of Ipswich to Abraham Simpson, yeoman, of Bramford of messuage etc. in Bramford called Tye Farm occupied by Abraham Simpson.  HA61/436/964  17 Jan 1756

Lease for 15 years @ £81 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to Robt. Skipper, yeoman, of Little Blakenham of messuage, etc. in Bramford occupied by John Chamberlain (except 1½ acres against Park Pale occupied by N. Acton).  HA61/436/965  4 April 1761

Contents:
Marked: "Rutland's".

Lease for 12 years @ £110 p.a. by Wm. Alston Esq. of Middle Temple to Martin Cobbald, farmer, of Bramford of messuage, etc. in Bramford & Lt. Blakenham called Sickamore House occupied by Martin Cobbald.  HA61/436/968  22 Dec 1762

Contents:
With counterpart indenture.

Lease for 12 years (but copyhold from year to year for 12 years) @ £107.2. p.a. by Wm. Alston Esq. of Middle Temple to Ambrose Browne, farmer, of Bramford of messuage, etc. in Bramford and Bramford Field, Cross Close (except chalk pit), Gt. Bloodhill, Further Bloodhill, Gt. Fenn, Colt Fenn, Seven Acre Fenn, Three Acre Fenn and tiled barn now occupied by Martin Cobbald - occupied by Ambrose Browne.  HA61/436/973  11 Jan 1764

Lease for years @ £15 p.a. by Thos. Hankey, Esq. of City of London to John Clarke, farmer, of Bramford of lands purchased of Henry and Thos. Rowning late occupied by Stephen Clarke, now occupied by John Clarke - total 16 acres (in Bramford).  HA61/436/976  6 July 1770

Lease for 11 years @ £185 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to Jas. Turner, farmer of Eastbergholt of "Brownes Farm", Bramford occupied by Ambrose Browne.  HA61/436/974  11 March 1771

Surrender of lease (for £105) by John Cobbald, gent., of Stoke next Nayland, only son of late Martin Cobbald, gent., to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford of lease 22 Dec. 1762.  HA61/436/969  1 Aug 1771


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Bond for £100 by Samuel Blyth, innholder, of Claydon and Samuel Blyth the younger, merchant, of Ipswich to perform covenants in lease of even date. 5 Nov. 1755.
Note by N. Acton of fields in lease to Samuel Blyth.

Lease for 13 years by Nathaniel Acton Esq. of Bramford to George Morgan, farmer, of Bramford  HA61/436/970  [n.d.]

Contents:
Of Sicklemore House, etc. in Bramford, late occupied by Martin Cobbald, now occupied by Geo. Morgan, @ £141 p.a., and other lands occupied by Geo. Morgan @ £103 p.a., viz:- late Woods's - Sage Hill, The Pightle, Homefield, Upper Oxland, Lower Oxland, Tasenells, Gt. Brownes, Lt. Brownes, Claypits, house and yards, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Meadow, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Fenn and The Spong; and The Slade (late Simpson's); and Homefield (late Grimwood's); and late Cutting's - Gravel Pit Field, Calves Pasture, pasture in Further Meadow, 1st Meadow, Driftway Mead, Middle Mead, Acre Mead, Shodd Fenns, Gt. Fenn, Hopground Fenn, Acre Fenn, Driftway, Old Hop Yard, Scotland Bottom and the Horses Pasture 14 April 1772.

Lease for 11 years @ £93 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to John Keary, yeoman, of Bentley  HA61/436/966  20 Aug 1776

Contents:
Messuage, etc. in Bramford now occupied by Robt. Skipper, EXCEPT 2a. 3r. 38p. Spring Wood, 1a. Grove (taken out of a Great Close), 2a. Grove (taken out of Park Field), 2a. 20p. wood (taken out of Bushy Field) and 1a. 2r. to be taken out of Park Field and laid to Park Grove. (Marked "Rutland's")

Lease for 15 years @ £82 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to Thomas Bond, limeburner, of Bramford of farm, etc. and cottages (called Brick kiln Cottages) in Bramford occupied by Edward Johnson and Jeremiah Cooper.  HA61/436/977  27 Dec 1778

Lease for 11 years @ £140 p.a. by Nath. Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere Park to Geo. Morgan, farmer, of Bramford of Thornbush Hall etc. in Bramford occupied by Geo. Morgan.  HA61/436/978b  7 Oct 1789

Lease for 15 years @ £185 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to John Bond, farmer, of Bramford of messuage, etc. in Bramford late occupied by Jas. Turner, now occupied by John Bond. (Brownes Farm).  HA61/436/975  7 Oct 1782

Lease for 11 years @ £224 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to Geo. Morgan, farmer, of Bramford  HA61/436/971  8 Nov 1784

Contents:
Sicklemore Farm, Bramford EXCEPT 38 acres in 4 pieces: Gt. New Close, Lt. New Close, Wrens Park and Sage Hill, and 1a. 3r. 19p. of Great Fen, and 1a. 3r. 26p. called Old Hop Yard reserved to Nath. Acton, (leaving c.300 acres to Geo. Morgan).

Lease for 11 years @ £100 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to Wm. Button, yeoman, of Bramford of "Angel Inn", Bramford occupied by Wm. Button.  HA61/436/963  20 Sept 1787

Lease for 11 years by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to Charles Hardcastle, farmer, of Bramford of Fidgeons Farm, Bramford, late occupied by Constantine Dickerson and John Cutting, @ £85 p.a.  HA61/436/961  14 Oct 1788

Lease for 11 years @ £70 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to Thos. Cutting, butcher, of Bramford of Barn in Bramford called Vicarage Barn and 84 acres on E. and W. of river late occupied by John Cutting.  HA61/436/980  17 Oct 1793

Contents:
Counterpart of above lease. Printed articles for above lease.

Lease for 11 years @ £128 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to Thos. Cullum, yeoman, of Bramford of Runting's Farm, Bramford and Glebelands on Kersey way and Hayman's lands in Sproughton and Gt. and Lt. Howbrows and piece in Bramford Rye Hill - total 143 acres.  HA61/436/981  17 Oct 1793

Lease for 15 years @ £84 p.a. by Nath. Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere Park to Thos. Bond, Limeburner, of Bramford of messuage, etc. and Brick-kiln Cottages, etc. occupied by Thos. Bond.  HA61/436/978a  6 Nov 1793

Lease for 11 years @ £50 p.a. by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford to John Taylor, miller, of Bramford  HA61/436/982  20 Oct 1794

Contents:
Messuage and water mill in Bramford, occupied by John Taylor (as altered by the Trustees of the Navigation) EXCEPT meadow called Outgang between river and Gt. Boltons as far as tow path goes.

Lease for 11 years @ £230 p.a. by Nath. Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere Park to Francis Morgan, farmer, of Bramford  HA61/436/972  20 Oct 1795

Contents:
Sicklemore Farm, etc. in Bramford occupied by Francis Morgan EXCEPT 3 acres in Lower Oxland, 1a. 2r. fen below Scotland and part of old Hop Ground, and 1a. 2r. in Gt. Fenn.

Lease for 11 years @ £108 p.a. by Nath. Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere Park to Wm. Button, yeoman, of Bramford  HA61/436/967  26 Sept 1798

Contents:
Messuage, etc. in Bramford late occupied by Jn. Keary, now occupied by Wm. Button (Marked: "Rutland's ?").

Lease for 10 years @ £160 p.a. by Nath. Lee Acton Esq. of Livermere Park to Geo. Morgan, farmer, of Bramford of Thornbush Hall, etc., Bramford.  HA61/436/979  1 Jan 1802

Bundle labelled: "Farm leases and agreements by Broke, A.D.1851 to 1869."  HA61/436/939-949  1851-1869

Lease for 12 years @ £620 p.a. (dependent on wheat price) by Sir P. Broke, Bt. of Broke Hall to Wm. Henry Mumford, farmer, of Bramford of farm in Bramford and Blakenham, Sycamore Farm, and 376a. 2r. 21p. with schedule of field names, areas and map numbers.  HA61/436/939  3 Feb 1851

Lease for 12 years @ £508 p.a. (dependent on wheat price) by Sir P. Broke, Bt. to Wm. Haward and Henry Haward, farmers, of Bramford of farm, etc. in Bramford, 148a. 3r. 18p. and 134a. 15p., with schedule of field names, areas and tithe map nos.  HA61/436/940  3 Feb 1851

Agreement for lease for 12 years by Sir P. Broke to Wm. Partridge Green, farmer, of Semer of farm and 196 a. 2r. 4p. (late occupied by Mrs. Button) in Bramford @ rent dependent on wheat price £200 to £250 p.a., with schedule of field names, areas and tithe map numbers and state of cultivation.  HA61/436/947  6 May 1851

Agreement for lease for 12 years by Sir P. Broke to Benj. Brook, farmer, of Hemingstone and John Mudd, farmer, of Mickfield of farm, etc. in Bramford occupied by John Daines, 197a. 1r. 22p. @ rent dependent on wheat price c.£285 p.a., with schedule of field names and areas and tithe map numbers.  HA61/436/948  30 Sept 1851

Agreement for lease from year to year by Sir P. Broke to Henry Palmer, gentlemen's servant, of Stoke Edith Park, Herefordshire of Angel Inn and 20 acres in Bramford occupied by Thos. Rogers for £68 p.a.  HA61/436/945  24 March 1853

Lease for 12 years from 11 Oct. 1857 @ £320 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke, Bt. to Henry Wake, farmer, of Bramford of "Dairy Farm", Bramford, 268a. 2r. 2p., with schedule of field names and areas and tithe map numbers.  HA61/436/949  21 Feb 1860

Copy of lease from year to year @ £650 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke Middleton to Henry Wake, farmer, of Bramford of Sycamore Farm, Bramford, 374a. 2r. 7p., late occupied by Wm. Henry Mumford, with schedule of field names, areas and tithe map numbers.  HA61/436/946  28 Oct 1862

Copy of lease from year to year for £350 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke Middleton to John Daines, farmer, of Walton of farm called "Dairy Farm" in Bramford late occupied by Henry Wake, 268a. 2r. 2p., with schedule of field names, areas and tithe map numbers.  HA61/436/943  30 Dec 1862

Lease from year to year @ £300 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton to John Mudd, farmer, of Bramford of farm and 195a. 28p. in Bramford, with schedule of field names, areas and tithe map numbers.  HA61/436/944  3 Feb 1864

Agreement for lease from year to year by Sir G.N. Broke Middleton to Henry Palmer of Bramford of 11a. 1r. 39p. in Bramford @ £28 p.a., with schedule of field names, areas and map numbers.  HA61/436/942  1 June 1869

Memo of agreement for lease @ £100 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke Middleton to Henry Palmer of Bramford of "Angel Inn", Bramford (late occupied by Hughs).  HA61/436/941  6 April 1870

Unlabelled bundle  HA61/436/907-920  1851-1886

Agreement for lease for 12 years @ £250 p.a. by Sir Philip Broke, Bt. of Broke Hall to Wm. Partridge Green, farmer, of Semer of farm in Bramford late occupied by Mrs. Button, widow (Bullen Farm). Schedule giving field names (with tithe map numbers), areas and type of cultivation.  HA61/436/907  6 May 1851

Lease for year to year @ £65 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke Middleton, Bt. of Shrubland Park to Henry Wake, farmer, of Bramford of Sycamore Farm, Bramford, 374a. 2r. 7p. late occupied by Wm. Hry. Mumford, with schedule giving field names and areas and tithe map numbers.  HA61/436/908  28 Oct 1862

Lease from year to year @ £350 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. to John Daines, farmer, of Walton of "Dairy Farm", Bramford, 260a. 2r. 2p., late occupied by Henry Wake, with schedule giving field names and areas and tithe map numbers.  HA61/436/909  30 Dec 1862

Lease from year to year @ £565 p.a. (with copy) by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt., to George Fiske, farmer, of Bramford (and Wm. Fiske, gent., of Norwich)  HA61/436/910  4 Feb 1864

Contents:
Thornbush Hall Farm, Bramford, late occupied by G. Morgan, part of Fidgeon's Farm late occupied by Jn. Morgan, 324a. 3r. 13p. - Schedules of Thornbush Hall Farm (267a. 35p.) and part of Fidgeon's Farm (57a. 2r. 18p.) giving field names and areas and tithe map numbers. (Part is in Sproughton).

Duplicate of lease from year to year @ £350 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. to Wm. Wainwright of Bramford of 268a. 2r. 2p. in Bramford - farm, etc. Schedule giving field names and areas and tithe map numbers (yards are 351 and 362).  HA61/436/911  From 11 Oct 186(7)

Duplicate of lease from year to year @ £120 by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. to Wm. Larking of Bramford of farm in Bramford (65a. 1r. 13p.) with schedule giving field names, areas and tithe map numbers (yard is 484).  HA61/436/912  From 11 Oct 1869

Agreement for lease (year to year) @ £72 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. to Henry Bumstead of Bramford of 44 acres 7p. in Bramford, with schedule giving field names, areas and tithe map numbers.  HA61/436/913  20 May 1869

Contents:
Memo. of agreement by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. and Henry Bumstead for lease to Bumstead of Bullen Hall Farm (197a. 2r. 6p.) and to contract out of recent Agricultural Holdings Act. 25 Oct. 1877.

Duplicate of lease from year to year @ £325 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. to Geo. Fiske, farmer, of Bramford of 268a. 2r. 2p., with schedule giving field names, areas and tithe map numbers (yards 351 and 362)  HA61/436/914  8 Oct 1877

Memo. of agreement for lease for 1 year @ 25/- per acre = £35.12.6, by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. to Thos. Pallant of Bramford of 2 fields (part of Sycamore Farm) total 28a. 2r. 32p. Nos. 244 and 245 on the tithe map - Lower Catlins and Tye Catlins.  HA61/436/917  24 Nov 1881

Memo of agreement for lease for 1 year for £220 by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. to Henry Bumstead of Bramford of lands he now occupies (Bullen Farm) 155a. 2r. 18p. (late Hughes) and 44a. 0r. 7p. and 18a. 1r. 20p. (late part of Fidgeon's Farm). Total 218a. 0r. 5p.  HA61/436/919  7 April 1884

Lease from year to year @ £360 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. to Isaac Jackson of 334a. 3r. 23p. in Bramford and Lt. Blakenham occupied by Arthur and Herbert Kersey, with schedule giving field names, areas and numbers (? Sycamore Farm).  HA61/436/920  20 May 1886

Report and valuation by W. Biddell of Lavenham Hall of Thornbush and Fidgeon's Farm in Bramford and Sproughton and Dairy Farm, Bramford, with schedule giving field names, areas, state of cultivation and tithe-map numbers.  HA61/436/916  9 July 1881

Contents:
Account of W. Biddell for reports on Thornbush, Fidgeon's and Dairy Farm, Bramford and Greenwich Farm, Ipswich. 1881.

Agreement for lease from year to year @ £80 p.a. by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. to Col. F.C. Scott of Bramford Hall of 20 acres (part Bramford Park).  HA61/436/915  24 Sept 1878

Notice by F.C. Scott of his appointment as arbitrator of John Henry Josselyn, solicitor, of Ipswich re claims for damage by game on Bramford Estate (where Scott is tenant of shooting. Indenture 4 Dec. 1874.  HA61/436/923  23 Aug 1886

Bundle  HA61/436/1166-1180  1886-1905

Duplicate of HA61/436/872  HA61/436/1180  [n.d.]

Agreements to cancel notice given by Henry Bumstead to Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton re Bullen Hall Farm: 24 June 1886 - on reduction of rent from £225 to £150 and promise to pay promptly, and (20 July 1886) to pay arrears; 22 May 1889 - to continue tenancy as before.  HA61/436/1175  [n.d.]

Contents:
Memo. of agreement for renewal of lease and cancellation of notice given by Bumstead by Sir G.N. Broke Middleton of Shrubland Park, Bt. to Henry Bumstead of Bramford on reduction of rent from £222 to £150 p.a. and promise to pay promptly. 24 June 1886.

Memo of agreement for lease year to year by Lady Loraine, 7 Montagu Square, to Col. F.C. Scott, C.B. of Bramford Hall of 98a. 1r. 22p. of park @ 45/- per acre p.a.  HA61/436/1179  4 Aug 1887

Draft lease for 7 years @ £104 p.a. by Lady Loraine, 7 Montagu Square, to Henry Palmer, licensed victualler and farmer, of Bramford (and H. Chittock, farmer, of Henley) of Angel Inn and 37a. 2r. 4p. in Bramford. Schedule of fields with O.S. Nos., cultivation and areas.  HA61/436/1178  1887

Memo of agreement for lease @ £140 p.a. by Lady Loraine, 7 Montagu Square, to Robt. Sweetlove of 94 Alma Road, Sheerness of Bramford Tye Farm, 196 acres, occupied by late Wm. Larking.  HA61/436/1177  26 Aug 1887

Agreement for lease for 1 year @ £47.5. by Lady Loraine Broke of 7 Montagu Square to Wm. Fraser, Esq. of Bramford Hall of 24 acres of park.  HA61/436/1176  16 Apr 1889

Contents:
Memo that above to continue from year to year. 22 Mar. 1890.

Draft agreement for lease from year to year @ £110 by Lady Loraine Broke, 7 Montagu Square (thro' agent Thos. Henry Burroughes, of 30 Lincoln's Inn Fields) to Henry Bumstead of Bullen Hall Farm and 174½ acres in Bramford.  HA61/436/1166  15 June 1891

Agreement by Henry A. Palmer to hire year to year @ £4 p.a. 2a. 3r. 4p. near Bramford Common (O.S. 136).  HA61/436/1174  28 July 1891

Agreement for lease from year to year @ £110 p.a. by Lady Loraine Broke to Henry Bumstead of Bullen Hall Farm - schedule giving field names and acreages under grass or arable.  HA61/436/1168  29 July 1891

Memo of agreement for lease for 8 years @ £120 p.a. by Lady Loraine Broke of 7 Montagu Square to Alfred John Burgess, farmer, of Flowton, of Bramford Tye Farm, 203a. Or. 13p. with schedule of fields, O.S. numbers and acreages, grass or arable.  HA61/436/1173  15 Sept 1891

Contents:
The above amended in pencil as Agreement of 29 Sept. 1903, lease from year to year @ £107.10. by Lady Loraine of Bramford Hall to R. Watkins of Bramford of Bramford Tye Farm, 151a. 3r. 21p. - old field names added to schedule.

Agreement for lease from year to year @ £108 p.a. by Lady Loraine Broke of 7 Montagu Square to Ellen Palmer, licensed victualler and farmer, of Bramford of "Angel Inn", Bramford and 40a. 1r. 18p. now occupied by Ellen Palmer - with schedule giving field locations, O.S. numbers, acreages and pasture or arable.  HA61/436/1172  12 Oct 1894

Lease for 17 years @ £322.5. p.a. by Lady Loraine Broke of Markyate Cell to Maj.-Gen. Jn. Cecil Russell of 20 Queen's Gate Terrace of Bramford Hall, etc. occupied by Wm. Fraser, Esq., with shooting, etc. With plan c.25" = 1 mile.  HA61/436/1171  24 Jan 1896

Contents:
Memo of agreement for lease as above. 23 June 1895. Note of correspondence re laying out of a tennis court at Bramford Hall by Gen. Russell. 1896.
Correspondence of agent and Gen. Russell for him to shoot over newly acquired property. Feb. 1901.

Lease for 21 years @ £150 p.a. by Lady Loraine-Broke of 7 Montague Square to Tollemaches Brewery Ltd., Ipswich, of Angel Inn, Bramford, occupied by Ellen Palmer, widow. Schedule of landlord's fixtures in Angel Inn.  HA61/436/1170  30 Apr 1898

Conditions of letting of 60a. 1r. 11p. of grass in Bramford Park to R. Watkins of Tye Farm for 1903-04.  HA61/436/1167  29 Sept 1903

Contents:
Corrected as in agreement of 13 Oct. 1905 - reduced by plantation to 56a. 1r. 11p.

Note of terms of "Whitman's Agreement". Lease from year to year @ £20 p.a. of 35a. 1r. 28p. Lately held by Blomfield.  HA61/436/1169  26 Aug 1905

Leases, and other papers concerning Bramford Hall  HA61/436/890; HA61/436/870-873; HA61/436/881-882; HA61/436/885-887; HA61/436/898  1848-1902

Specification for works at Bramford Hall.  HA61/436/898  13 Nov 1847

Contents:
Bills and receipts, etc. for work done at Broke Hall and Bramford. 1848.

Catalogue for sale of furniture at Bramford Hall on 15 July 1857 for auction by Geo. Turner.  HA61/436/885  [n.d.]

Contents:
List of fixtures in Bramford Hall. Nov. 1874.
Letter of Mary Gooding to Lady Middleton identifying pictures at Bramford Hall. 13 Aug 1857.
Notes re some members of Acton family - dates and marriages, etc.
List of paintings sent to Broke Hall (? from Bramford Hall). Nov. 1870.

Contract for repairs and additions to Bramford Hall between Sir G.N. Broke, Bart., of Broke Hall and Rich'd. Sam'l. Smith, builder, of Ipswich, with specification of work.  HA61/436/881  18 Oct 1865

Contents:
Letters of R.M. Phipson to Sir G.N. Broke re repairs at Bramford Hall. 1857.
Specification for work at Bramford Hall, 1857-8.
Accounts for work done at Bramford Hall and on estate.
Letters of Walter Chapman to Sir G.N. Broke re water and drainage at Bramford, 1866.
List of repairs necessary at Bramford Hall.

Lease by Sir George N. Broke, Bart. of Nacton Hall to Henry Phillips, Esq. of Bramford Hall for £178.15. p.a. (21 years) of Bramford Hall, for £165 p.a. (21 years) of Park Lands and for £50 p.a. (7 years) of shooting, with provision for earlier determination of leases.  HA61/436/870  17 July 1858

Contents:
Plan on back.

Lease by Sir Geo. N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. of Shrubland Park to Charles Snell Paris, Esq. of St. James Place, Middlesex for £260 p.a. (for 21 years) of Bramford Hall, gardens, cottages, etc., 3 acres park and shooting and fishing rights - with reservations - determinable earlier as stated.  HA61/436/871  18 Sept 1874

Lease by Sir Geo. Nath. Broke-Middleton, Bart., of Shrubland Park to Edward Berkeley Mansel Esq. of 23 Park Lane, Middlesex for £275 p.a. (for 21 years) of Bramford Hall, park, shooting, etc. - lease determinable earlier as stated.  HA61/436/872  4 Dec 1874

Letters of Capt. Berkeley Mansel (tenant of Bramford Hall) to Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton.  HA61/436/887  1875

Contents:
29 Jan. 1875 - re proposed alterations in house.
3 May 1875 - thanking for work carried out.

Particulars of Bramford Hall in advertisements for lease, 1895. Part of a draft for a lease.  HA61/436/886  [n.d.]

Draft of lease by Dame Frederica Mary Horatia Loraine-Broke of Bramford Hall, wife of Sir Lambton Loraine-Broke now at Markyate Cell, Hertford, to John Cecil Russell, Maj.-Gen., of 30 Queens Gate Terrace, of Bramford Hall, etc. with 3 acres and 24 acres park, cottage called Copenhagen and shooting for £322.5. (for 17 years) - but determinable earlier as stated. With preliminary draft.  HA61/436/873  1895

Survey, specifications, contracts, etc. for work at Bramford Hall to suit Maj.-Gen. Russell (tenant) incl. building new bedroom, new drainage system (architect's plans appended) with accounts of architect and contractors.  HA61/436/882  1895

Contents:
Architect: R.W. Collier, 30 Lincoln's Inn Fields.
Builder: Sykes & Son.
Drainage: Robt. Morriss.
Drive: Geo. Fiske.

Inventory book for Bramford Hall. Listing landlord's and tenant's fixtures (and plants) and work which requires to be done.  HA61/436/900  10 Apr 1902

Management of Estate and general papers  [no ref. or date]

Correspondence of Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton, Bt. with tenants J.C. Cobbold, H. Wake, H. Bumstead, H. Haward, W. Chapman, J. Mudd, R.P. Blake, W. Wainwright. Rough tree of Middleton-Broke family. Note of farms and rents, 1850.  HA61/436/1159  1858-85

Re Insurance  HA61/436/1160  c1851

Contents:
Insurance policies of Sir G.N. Broke Middleton, Bt. on Bramford properties - taken out by Sir Philip Broke, Bt. with Suffolk Alliance Life and Fire Office.
Premium forms.
Receipt for policies on property burnt down, 1863.
List of policies.
Other insurance papers and letters.

Abstract of lease and release for £12,900 by Wm. Alston, Esq. of Bramford and wife Mary to Nath. Acton and Sir John Rous of property in Bramford, etc.  HA61/436/1185  25 & 26 Mar 1771

Abstract of title of Sir G.N. Broke to land in Sproughton.  HA61/436/1193  1797-1837

Statutory declaration by John Chevallier Cobbold, Esq. of Ipswich re property of Acton then Broke at Bramford.  HA61/436/1184  Undated

Chancery decision in case Nath. Colville, clerk, and Reeve Bunn, Plts. v. Dame Harriot Fowle Middleton, Sir Wm. F.F. Middleton, Bt., Caroline Acton, Philip Broke, G.N. Broke and others, apportioning mortgages on estates in Claydon, Baylham, Bramford as left by N. Lee Acton.  HA61/436/1189  14 June 1837

Copy of deed of disentailing assurance by Sir G.N. Broke, Bt. Capt. R.N. to John Chevallier Cobbold, Esq., M.P., of Ipswich (to use of Broke for ever) of Bramford estates.  HA61/436/1186  7 Aug 1855

Copy of court roll of manor of Christchurch otherwise Withepole House.  HA61/436/1188  4 Dec 1855

Contents:
Admission of Sir G. Broke on death of Sir P. Broke (eldest brother - Wm. Broke, second eldest brother, being also dead) to land in Bramford: 1 rood Birds, formerly occupied by Robt. May, and 1a. 1r. Knappers Meadow occupied by Jn. Edwards (lately of Thos. Rowning). 4 Dec. 1855.
Bill and receipt for admission fees. Dec. 1855.

Receipts for succession duty by Sir G.N. Broke, Bt. on death of father Sir P. Broke, Bt., who died 24 Feb. 1855.  HA61/436/1183  1856

Copy of opinion of J.H. Christie, Lincoln's Inn on title of Mr. and Mrs. Brooke (trustees) and Sir G.N. Broke, Bt. to property in an abstract of title (?)  HA61/436/1190  18 June 1856

Copy of further opinion of J.H. Christie, Lincoln's Inn, on replies to his last opinion sent by Alfred Cobbold and Yarrington - with copy of those replies.  HA61/436/1191  23 July 1856


Related information: HA61/436/1190

Copy made 1856 from Nacton Burial register - burial, 8 Apr. 1843, of Chas. Broke Vere, K.C.B., M.P., who died at Bath.  HA61/436/1187  1856

Abstract of title of Sir Geo. Nath. Broke, Bt. to estates in Bramford, Lt. Blakenham and Flowton.  HA61/436/1181  1780-1855

Abstract of title of Sir G.N. Broke, Bt. to an estate in Bramford  HA61/436/1182  1822-58

Contents:
Marked: "Lime Kiln and Brick Kiln Farms".

Manor of Christchurch otherwise Withepole House. Copy of Surrender by Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton to destroy entail.  HA61/436/1192  20 Dec 1870

Conveyance for £365 by E.U. Rly. Coy. to Sir G.N. Broke, Bt., of Broke Hall (Alfred Cobbold, gent., of Ipswich - trustee) of superfluous land acquired by railway in Bramford in several pieces as shown on accompanying plan.  HA61/436/1195  12 Jan 1858

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine (as a riparian owner) with Gipping Angling Preservation Society.  HA61/436/1194  1898-1913

Bramford Railway Plan showing property of Sir P. Broke.  HA61/436/861  Undated

Plan of area by Bramford railway and river giving field names, wrapped in paper referring to "agreement with railway for lease for 21 years @ £10 per ann."  HA61/436/862  Undated

Letter of J. Chevallier Cobbold re chalk for railway, etc. to Sir Philip Broke.  HA61/436/864  Undated

Contents:
Detailed specification of railway work to be done on land of Sir P. Broke at Bramford.

Abstract of enfranchisement of copyhold of manor of Sproughton by Lucy Burch Phillipps (wife of Henry Phillipps Esq. of Ipswich) and said Henry Phillipps to E.U. Rly. Coy. of 6 acres as shown on railway plans.  HA61/436/868  28 Dec 1857

Abstract of title of Eastern Union Rly. Coy. to late copyhold of manor of Sproughton.  HA61/436/867  1798-1857

Agreement between Sir Geo. Nath. Broke-Middleton, Bart., of Shrubland Park and John Hillam Mills, Esq. of Bramford for sale to Mills for £1000 of cottage with 9¼ acres in Bramford.  HA61/436/866  1862

Solicitors' letters re alleged trespass by Mr. Packard on property of Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton at Bramford (arising from contradictory interpretations of conveyance) and sale of land to Packard (Paper Mill and Lime Kiln and Brick Kiln farms)  HA61/436/889  1870-74

Plan shewing land to be sold to Mr. Packard and that under mortgages in Bramford.  HA61/436/863  Undated

Contents:
Letter of Harry (Snow ?), solicitor, to Sir G. Broke Middleton re railway lines. 23 June 1874.

Valuation and particulars of Sir P. Broke's Bullen Hall Farm, Bramford - giving details of planting etc. on fields named (29½ acres) and of fixtures, etc. - occupied by Mrs. Mary Button.  HA61/436/894  Oct 1850

Particulars and rents of Sir P. Broke's farms at Bramford and Nacton leased out from Michaelmas 1850:  HA61/436/895  c1850

Contents:
Purdis Farm (late John Cooper) to Jas. Stephen Capon. 887a. 3r. 36p.
Park Farm, Nacton (late Daines) to Jabez Farrow. 470a. 1r.
Maresbrook Farm, Nacton to Jabez Farrow. 370a. 2r. 18p.
Sycamore Farm, Bramford & Blakenham (late Geo. Morgan) to Harry Mumford. 376a. 2r. 21p.
Farm in Bramford (incl. Park and glebe there) to Wm. & Hry. Haward. 148a. 3r. 18p. and 134a. 0r. 15p.
Late Mrs. Button's farm in Bramford - unlet. 209a. 1r. 9p.

List of yearly tenants (with rents and tithes payable) at Bramford.  HA61/436/896  1841

Accounts of J.C. & A. Cobbold to Sir P. Broke and exors.  HA61/436/905  1836, 1837 and 1841

Contents:
Rough note of "Debts in Bramford" with dates. Receipts for small tithes and pension payment to Bishop paid by N.L. Acton and exors., then by Capt. Broke, R.N. 1838. Account of Capt. Broke for Bramford estate, 1838. Account of Bramford cottage rents, giving names of cottagers, 1838

Accounts of Messrs. Cobbold, Sons & Rouse, solicitors, of Ipswich to Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton re enfranchisement of copyhold of manor of Normans and Beverlies, Bramford, re Quilter's lease of Broke Hall, re rifle range, re cottages at Nacton, etc. 1882-83  HA61/436/902  [n.d.]

Contents:
Balance sheet for Sycamore Farm, Bramford. 1882.

Copy of account of Cobbold & Rouse to Sir G.N. Broke Middleton, Bt. re Bramford. 1886.  HA61/436/922  [n.d.]

Contents:
List of outgoings on Bramford estate paid by Messrs. Cobbold, sons & Rouse. 1886-87.
List of rent arrears on Bramford estate. 1886.

Letters of Post Office Superintendent Engineer, Cambridge, re permission to erect a telegraph line in Bramford.  HA61/436/918  26 July 1883

Vouchers for payments re Bramford property (also some Nacton) of i.a. taxes, rates, insurance and work done, etc.:-  HA61/436/904, 921, 924-927  1879-85

Contents:
1879 HA61/436/925
1880 HA61/436/926
1881 HA61/436/927
1882 HA61/436/924
1883 HA61/436/925
1884 HA61/436/904
1885 HA61/436/921

Vouchers re Bramford estate, including audit, work done, taxes, compensation for game damage, tithe rent charge, rent, Lands Improvement Co. (Loan repayment), printer and stationery, payments into private bank accounts.  HA61/436/906  1903

Contents:
Account for Bramford manors, 1903.

Vouchers re Bramford estate, including i.a. for taxes, rates, insurance, work done, etc.:-  HA61/436/1161-1164  1903-7

Contents:
1903-1904 HA61/436/1161
1904-1905 HA61/436/1162
1905-1906 HA61/436/1163
1906-1907 HA61/436/1164

Bramford Estate account books for each year 1851 to 1907 (28 July) inclusive (except those for years 1861, 1867, 1868, 1869 and 1870).  HA61/436/901  1851-1907

Contents:
Loose papers relevant to the accounts are inside the covers of some books.

Accounts for labour on Bramford Estate (work executed on parts occupied by Sir L. Loraine himself)  HA61/436/1165  1903-1907

File box labelled: "Bramford Hall - house affairs"  HA61/436/1270  1908-1913

Contents:
Letters to Sir L. Loraine:
2 letters of Geo. Southgate re water system at Bramford Hall, 1911.
Letter of Curtis Bros., Westcliff-on-Sea, fish and poultry merchants, 1910.
Letter and receipt by Mary Griffiths (Soldiers Institute) 1911.
Letters to Sir L. Loraine:
Letter of H. (Prike) re haymaking account, 1911.
Letter of G.E.R. re luggage collection, 1911.
Letter of Alice Cobbold, etc. re Bramford cottage (occupied by Sarah Cattling) for coachman's use, 1911.
Letter of Ethel Fiske re contribution to aid a G.F.S. girl, 1913.
Loraine Estate, Bramford - summary of cash book for first quarter of 1912.
Letter of Fred. Bennett, builder, etc. re work at Bramford Hall, 1909.
Letter of Surveyor of Taxes re servants at Bramford, 1908.
Notes by Sir L. Loraine on 3 cottages at Bramford Tye purchased of Wm. Neeve of Copdock, 1909.

File box labelled: "Bramford Parish from 1904 - church, parish, private."  HA61/436/1271  1896-1911

Contents:
Letters to Sir L. Loraine:
From vicars Rev. R. Barker 1896-1904, Rev. A. Payne 1905, Rev. F. Butler 1909 (re subscriptions, school, "Springfield Cottage" for a curate, etc.)
From Thos. Moy, Coal Coy. 1903.
Frederick Clarke, Bramford Ho. 1904.
Herbert (Kiden ?) re race party, 1904.
C.M. Downing re Co-op Hall dance, 1904.
Wm. Percy Fraser re ring lost by father, 1904.
A. Annie Wiles (for Wesleyan Chapel) 1904.
Ipswich Working Boys' Home, 1904.
Rev. E. Hawkins re Suffolk diocese plan, 1905.
Roger Kerrison, Tattingstone Place, 1905.
L. Byford, re primroses, 1906.
Cobbold, Tower Street, re old maps, 1907.
W.H. Hewitt re beagles, 1905.
Adelaide Clarke, re magazine club.
Unionist Party, local similar, 1906.
Chas. Berners (Woolverstone) re church schools, 1907.
Invitation to Memorial service to Marquis of Bristol, 1907.
E. Packard. 1907.
Wm. Oxley re pidgeons. 1907.
C.T. Packard, re parish room, 1908.
Rev. J.G. Brewster, 1908.
Rev. A. Stonham, 1908.
Rev. E. Sandford, Nacton, re vault, 1908.
C. Shipton, re vegetable show, 1908.
F. Humphries re primroses, 1908.
G. Esling, cabby, 1905.
Combs Rangers Football Club, 1905.
Bramford & District Football Club, 1904.
Cricket - Ipswich & E. Suffolk
Suffolk County Assoc. 1902.
Bramford Club, 1905.
Abraham Rumsey (Schoolmaster), 1904-05.
Bramford Quoit Club, 1906.
Bramford Ploughing Match, 1906.
Thos. Elmer, "Angel", 1910.
A. Scarff re pony for sale, 1910.
Clerk of Parish Council, 1910.
Messrs. Dawson & Bennett, solicitors, re school lease, 1911.
J.D. Walford-Gosnoll, re home for old horses, 1911.

Correspondence re Bramford estate, 1880-1887 (and some earlier) of Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton  HA61/436/1272  c1880-87

Contents:
1842 - with Thos. Utton re value of estate
1864 - with vicar, Rev. W. Redford.
1866, 1874 & 1877 re leases of Hall and farms.
1880-1886 - with agent, Walter Chapman (d. Dec. 1886) and Messrs. Cobbold & Rouse, etc.
Of Sir L. Loraine, mainly with F.W. Dudding, agent, and Cobbold & Rouse, etc. Jan.-Oct. 1887.

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine re Bramford Estate, mainly with T.H. Burroughes (of 30 Lincoln's Inn Fields), his agent.  HA61/436/1273  Jan 1890 - Dec 1894

Letter of Wm. Fraser to Lady Loraine, passed on to her husband July 1894.  HA61/436/1274  c1894

Contents:
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine re Bramford Estate (mainly re Hall), Dec. 1894 - Dec. 1896, mainly with his agent T.H. Burroughes, and Hall tenant Wm. Fraser (re new tenant) and then Gen. Russell (Hall tenant), and R.W. Collier, architect.

Correspondence, etc. of Sir L. Loraine re Bramford Estate, mainly with his agent, T.H. Burroughes, and with Gen. Russell (Hall tenant).  HA61/436/1275  Apr 1897 - Oct 1902

Letters of Gen. Russell to Sir L. Loraine re arrangements for shooting at Bramford and condition of Hall, etc. on his now giving up lease.  HA61/436/1276  1901-02

Contents:
Envelope with HA61/436/1275

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine re Bramford estate, including correspondence and specifications etc. for work at Hall (especially with C. Stearn & Co., builders, Fore St., Ipswich) re garden work, etc. - mainly with agent T.H. Burroughes.  HA61/436/1277  Oct 1902 - Nov 1904

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine re Bramford estate, mainly with agent T.H. Burroughes.  HA61/436/1278  Jan 1905 - Dec 1906

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine re Bramford Estate, mainly with E.J. Cheney, land agent, then Philip Palmer, agent, and with solicitors (including re unsatisfactory behaviour of T.H. Burroughes, late agent); also notes of gardener Ashby to Sir L. Loraine on day to day requirements.  HA61/436/1279  Sept 1907 - Dec 1908

Correspondence, etc. of Sir L. Loraine re Bramford Estate, mainly with his agent Philip Palmer.  HA61/436/1280  Jan 1909 - Jan 1914

Bramford School  [no ref. or date]

Receipt signed by Rev. G. Naylor for contributions to Bramford School and Sunday School paid by Capt. G.N. Broke, R.N.  HA61/436/1094  5 Feb 1839

Contents:
In file box marked "Bramford School etc"

Notes on history of and papers and letters relevant to Bramford School  HA61/436/1095  1855-98

Contents:
In file box marked "Bramford School etc"

Correspondence, etc. re Bramford School, especially leases of land by Lady Loraine for school and playground.  HA61/436/1096  1903-1912

Contents:
In file box marked "Bramford School etc"

Copies of Education Bill, 1902, Board of Education Order 1903 and East Suffolk County Education Committee's Regulations and instructions for managers and teachers, 1911.  HA61/436/1097  1902-3 and 1911

Contents:
In file box marked Bramford School etc"

Letters of Rev. F.C.B. Butler (vicar of Bramford) to Sir L. Loraine re testimonial and bath chair for Abraham Rumsey (retiring Bramford headmaster).  HA61/436/1098  Feb-Mar 1912

Contents:
In file box marked "Bramford School etc"

Receipt for Sir Lambton Loraine's (and Lady Loraine's) contribution towards Bramford coronation festivities  HA61/436/1099  18 May 1911

Contents:
Card of Eva Fisher, secretary of National Service League.
Letter of Gipping Angling Preservation Society. 19 Jan. 1912.
Letter of thanks for contribution by Sir L. Loraine to waifs and strays.
Notice of a public meeting at Sproughton re disestablishment of Church in Wales (Sir L. Loraine in chair).
In file box marked "Bramford School etc"
Box file marked: "E.C. Farmers Co-op. Assoc. contents not relating to that

Re Girl Guides and Brownies at Bramford.  HA61/436/1138  c1919

Contents:
Notes re members, songs, notes for instruction, games, rules, etc.
Letters to Miss Loraine (it appears that Miss Loraine patronised or organised Guides and Brownies in some way). 1919-22.

Historical and descriptive notes  [no ref. or date]

Page from "The Cable & Agricultural World", 7 Apr. 1900  HA61/436/288  1900

Contents:
Interview with Mr. Geo. Fiske of Bramford (Thornbush Hall). Notes on Mr. Daniel Long of Gt. Bradley, Suffolk, and Mr. H. Rider Haggard of Ditchingham Hall, Norfolk.
In cover of HA61/436/290

Account of death of Sir George Broke-Middleton at Shrubland Hall, 14 Jan. 1887  HA61/436/289  c1887

Contents:
Typed. In cover of HA61/436/290

Vol.I (exercise book) of History of Bramford Hall Estate (in manuscript).  HA61/436/290  undated

Contents:
Contents:- Page
Ancient Tenures 1
Acton Pedigree 3
Possessors of Estate 5
Making the Estate 7
Mortgaging the Estate 10
Succession of N. Lee Acton 11
Succession of P. Broke 13
Succession of Sir G. Broke 15
Disentail and sale of furniture 16
1st lease (to Phillipps) 17
1st sale to Packard 18
Farm rents in 1866 19
2nd lease (to Paris) 20
Sale of tithes 21
Rabbits and fishing 28
3rd lease (to Mansel) 29
Packard trespass 32
Sales to Packard 33
Lease transfer (to Scott) 34
Preservation of River Gipping 35
Succession of Lady Loraine 36
Scott's Bankruptcy 37
Lease transfer (to Fraser) 38
Lady Broke-Middleton asked to take possession 38
Burroughes with Fiske junior, agents vice Dudding. 39
Condition of estate. 40
Farm rents in 1888. 41
Lady Loraine acquires mortgage. 42
Future of mortgage debt and reduction of jointure. 43
Admission to Christchurch Manor 43
End of 3rd Lease. 44
4th Lease (to Russell) 45
Page
Admission to Lovetofts Manor 49
Playground for school 50
Sub-agent Fiske resigns. 50
Tollemache takes "Angel" 50
Hall well deepened. 51
Land purchases 52 & 53
Enfranchisement of manors of Christchurch and Lovetofts 54
4th Lease surrendered (by Gen.Russell) 55
Loraine family to Hall, 1903. 55
Preparations at Hall. 56
Accommodation in Hall. 59
Acreage, park and gardens. 66
Improvements 68
Cessation of jointure 70
Purchase of land nr. Tye. 71
1906 fire of Ruthouse Barn 71
Repairs to Hall well. 72
Minimax fire fighting display. 72
Lovetofts manor for sale 72
Lease of shooting 73
Cheney, agent vice Burroughes 74
Improvements. 75

Vol.II of Manuscript History of Bramford Hall Estate (to 1909)  HA61/436/291  Undated

Contents:
Contents:-
Page
Palmer, agent, successor to Chene. 1
Installation of Rev. F.C.B. Butler as vicar. 1
Henry Snow, Mar. Apr. 1908. 2
Repairs & improvements 1908. 2, 3 & 4
Purchase, cottages & field by Tye Farm 4
Repairs & improvements to 1909. 5

Survey of Bramford Estate by E. Monson, Land Surveyor, Ipswich.  HA61/436/292  1852

Contents:
Field names, etc. - areas and condition, and occupiers (leases & rents etc.) To accompany plan

Particulars of Broke Estate at Bramford, Michaelmas 1850. Occupiers and rents, list of farms on Bramford Estate 1836, rough rent accounts for Bramford estate.  HA61/436/293  c1850

Account of possessors of Bramford Estate - former tenants, etc.  HA61/436/294  c1906

Contents:
(p.1), Improvements at the Hall, 1895-96 (p.21), list of accommodation at Hall, 1895, with room measurements (p.22), improvements at Hall (for Loraine occupation) 1903 (p.26), improvements 1905 (p.30), 1906 (p.31).

Notes on history of Bramford and Nacton church - historical notes of Bramford (pp.1-30), Bramford church and curacy (pp.37-47), Nacton church (pp.56-73).  HA61/436/295  Undated

Schedules of documents in Deed Box No.1, made (1) in 1777, (2) in 1887 (3) in 1907.  HA61/436/295a  1777-1907

Maps and Plans  [no ref. or date]

Plan of Sproughton parish with field numbers and areas, showing in colour part of ThornbushHall Farm (Bramford).  HA61/436/408  1838

Plans (1:500) of Washbrook - Gt. Blakenham Road (A.1100) showing building line under Road Improvement Act 1925 with notification to Lady Loraine Broke at Bramford Hall.  HA61/436/409  26 Aug 1932

Notification of proposed purchase under 1910 and 1920 Acts by East Suffolk County Council of land in Bramford for a new by-pass (as shown on map, scale 1:1250)  HA61/436/415  8 Feb 1924

Contents:
Note of acknowledgement by Lady Loraine (F.M.H.L.) 9 Feb. 1924.

Plans and elevations of Bramford Hall by Richardson & Gill of 41 Russell Sq., showing alterations for Sir Percy Loraine, Bt. in 1934.  HA61/436/416  c1934

Estates outside Suffolk  [no ref. or date]

Northumberland; Papers re Northumberland Estates (N. Weetslade and S. Cartermoor)  [no ref. or date]

Correspondence  HA61/436/1233  1859-1877

Contents:
Letters to Mrs. Raper of agent Edw. N. Grace (d. Aug. 1865), then son Nath. Grace, re her Northumberland estate. Apr. 1859 - Jan. 1874.
Letters to Sir L. Loraine from agent Nath. Grace (re South Cartermoor, Northumberland). May-Aug. 1874 & Dec. 1874.
Letters of solicitors and of agent John Aynsley to Sir L. Loraine. Aug. 1874. (Aynsley appointed agent for S. Cartermoor and for Mrs. Raper's moiety of N. Weetslet).
Letters of Robt. Shum, solicitor, and Land Improvement Coy. to Sir L. Loraine. Oct. Nov. 1874.
Letter of Edward Loraine, uncle to Sir L. Loraine (agent for Sir L. Loraine's moiety of Weetslet farm and Dudley Colliery) Dec. 1874.
Correspondence with Messrs. J. & R. Armstrong (agents for moiety of Mrs. Raper in Weetslet also, now inherited by Sir L. Loraine). Mar.-Dec. 1877.
(N.B. Letter of Sir L. Loraine of 14 Mar. 1877 contains particulars of the estates whose agency Armstrongs are taking over).

Correspondence, etc.  HA61/436/1234  c1881

Contents:
Subscription lists etc. for new church school-room at Killingworth, 1881, and for new churches, etc. in Diocese of Newcastle
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt. and Messrs. J. & R. Armstrong, agents for his Northumberland estates. Feb. 1878 - Dec. 1884.

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt. and Messrs. Armstrong, his Northumberland agents  HA61/436/1235  1885-92

Contents:
Including Oct. 1890 re leasing site for a Methodist chapel at Dudley.
Aug. 1892 - gift of a billiard table by Sir L. Loraine and co-proprietors to Dudley Reading Room of Cramlington Colliery.
Apr. May 1885 - site for a chapel in Weetslade and site for a Co-operative Store in Weetslade.

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt. and Messrs. Armstrongs (his agents in Northumberland), Including, 3 Nov. 1896, obituary notice of Wm. Armstrong, senior partner.  HA61/436/1236  13 May 1893 - 16 Dec 1899

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt. with Messrs. Armstrong (Northumberland Agents).  HA61/436/1237  May 1900 - 28 Dec 1905

Contents:
Including 28 June 1900 - plans of new farm buildings at Weetslade and Cartermoor.
Dec. 1901 - Compulsory purchase by Weetslade U.D.C. for a refuse tip. 27 Feb. 1903 Notice to treat with plan.
May 1902 - Purchase of 1/12 of Weetslade property from C. Loraine Barrow, nephew.
June 1903 - Gift of land for a curate's house at Weetslade.
Dec. 1905 - Lease for a Post Office in Dudley.

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt  HA61/436/1238  1906-08

Contents:
With Messrs. Armstrong (Northumberland Agents) 5 Apr. 1906 - Aug. 1906.
Messrs. Dees & Thompson, solicitors (re Armstrong's delay in remitting rents and new agent), July 1906 - Oct. 1906.
New agent, Francis Jn. Snowball, then son and nephew J.F. Snowball and J.F. Gandy. Nov. 1906.
Including:
Re pollution of Rivers Pont and Blyth. June 1907.
Obituaries of F.J. Snowball, J.P. died 7 Aug. 1907.
Re building sites at Dudley.
Letter of Sir L. Loraine desiring pleasant building and town planning, 7 May 1908, and agents opinion against trees, etc.

Correspondence, etc  HA61/436/1239  1912-13

Contents:
Notice of Consett Iron Co. Ltd. of exchange of Share Certificates and Annual Report, 2 Aug. 1913. Oct. 1913.
Request by Northumberland Hussars Yeomanry to be allowed to exercise over area of South Carter Moor Farm. 6 May ----
Vouchers for rates, taxes, insurance, etc. on Low Weetslade and S. Carter Moor Estates, 1913.
Letter of Sir L. Loraine re gas account for 7 Montagu Square, April 1912.
Letters to Sir L. Loraine from Snowball & Wanlace (Northumberland Agents) re leases, etc. May - Oct. 1913.

7 Montagu Square  [no ref. or date]

Re 7 Montagu Square  HA61/436/1240  1880-1910

Contents:
Accounts and letters of estate agents re letting: Wm. Martin 1886, L- & Warner 1887, Coppings & Higgs 1896.
Memo. of agreement, 30 Apr. 1887, of lease for 11 weeks @ 8 gns. per week by Capt. Sir L. Loraine, Bt. to Jas. Dickson, Esq. of Larchmoor, Stoke Poges, Slough of No.7 Montagu Square (1889 let to Col. D. Sampson and to Misses Trotter, 1896 let to S. Sanders Stephens, Esq.)
Estimates and specifications for work at 7 Montagu Square.
Sanitary reports on 7 Montagu Square, 1891, 1897.
Letter to Times (cutting) by Sir L. Loraine on bad sewers.
Valuation of 7 Montagu Square, 1910.
Letter re taxes and rates on 22 Belgrave Sq. 1880-81.

30 Redcliffe Square  [no ref. or date]

Correspondence  HA61/436/1241  1876-1900

Contents:
Letters of solicitors (Harry Snow, 40 Chancery Lane, etc.) to Miss Freda Broke re mortgage on 30 Redcliffe Square for her loan of £4000, and re other financial matters. 1876-78.
Letters to Sir Lambton Loraine from Messrs. Snow (25 Lincolns Inn Fields) re Lady Loraine's (Miss Broke's) mortgage on 30 Redcliffe Square, and others re her financial affairs (some letters to Lady Loraine, some from Horace Broke & others). 29 Nov. 1882 - 24 Aug. 1900.

Letters etc. of solicitors, house agents, etc. to Sir L. Loraine re 30 Radcliffe Square  HA61/436/1242  1901-06

Contents:
Including July 1903 - re use of drawing room of house by Rev. Evans Hopkins of St. Luke's (of 32 Redcliffe Sq.) for daughter's wedding.
1905 - re interest of French-Canadian speculator Damiers in letting it as flats.
1905-06 - re difficulty of letting.
Nov. 1906 - re lease to Maj. S.E. Lamb of 39 Bryanston Sq., electricity put in.

Twywell Estates, Northants.  [no ref. or date]

Correspondence  HA61/436/1243  1863-79

Contents:
Letters to Rev. Jeffery Ekins from solicitors, etc. re Twywell Estates, 1863-1868.
Letters to Sir L. Loraine, Bt. from Rev. Newton Young, solicitors, etc., Rev. H. Waller (neighbouring land owner), etc., agent C.W. Gaussen, then Burroughes, from Aug. 1877. 1873-79.
Especially re Arbuthnot's interest in ironstone, 1876, and exchange of land with a Mr. Leete for adding to Twywell churchyard, 1878-9.

Correspondence etc. of Sir L. Loraine, Bt. and his agent Burroughes and others re Northants, Twywell Estate.  HA61/436/1244  1880-1887

Contents:
Re conveyance of land to Twywell Churchyard, 1880.
Re £25 gift to tenant Silvanus Brown furnishing new house, 1880.
Re mineral lease to Mr. Haywood, 1880-81.
Re Twywell jubilee celebrations fund, 1887.
Re bankruptcy of Jas. Haywood and cancellation of lease, 1887.

Correspondence etc. of Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt. and his agents T.H. Burroughes (to 1907) then Edward Sowerby re Twywell Estate  HA61/436/1245  1895-1908

Contents:
Re cottages for village institute, 1895 and Rev. W.W. Dennett's requests, 1898-99, 1904.
Obituary notice of Rev. Horace Waller (d. 22 Feb. 1896).
Correspondence with banks, 1907.
Re thatching a barn, 1908.

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt. with agents Edward Sowerby (to 1912) then J. Edmonds, re Twywell Estate, May 1909 - Mar. 1914  HA61/436/1246  1877-1914

Contents:
Copy of G.B. Forster's report on ironstone, dated 23 Feb. 1877.
Lease of ironstone to Islip Iron Co. Mar. 1911.
Taxes and valuation, 1910.
Mar. 1912 Mr. Sowerby leaves.

Plans, etc  HA61/436/406  c1877

Contents:
Map (1" = 1 mile) of Kettering-Wellingborough area of Northants - showing position of Twywell.
Plan and particulars of Woodford House Estate, Twywell, Northants - for sale 28 Jan. 1880.
Plan of Loraine Estate and glebe in Twywell, Northants, 1877.
Particulars of estates for sale in Twywell, Cranford St. Andrew and Finedon, Northants, for sale 2 July 1875.

Plan of Sir Lambton Loraine's estate and glebe land at Twywell, Northants  HA61/436/407  1877

Contents:
Scale 40" = 1 mile.

Markyate Coll  [no ref. or date]

Correspondence etc. of Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt. with solicitors, etc. and with owner Rev. F.W. Adye re Markyate Cell, Dunstable, Herts. - leased Nov. 1891 following negotiations from Sept. 1891, including auction sale catalogues and lists, 1891 and 1894.  HA61/436/1247  c 1894

Contents:
Also re new pews, 1895-1900, notes on local clergy, addresses of local tradesman and of neighbours.
Letter to Sir L. Loraine from B. Bennett, 30 Sept. 1904.

Natal  [no ref. or date]

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine (mainly with H. Snow) with solicitors, etc. re Natal property, formerly of Sir G. Broke-Middleton.  HA61/436/1266  1887-1897

Contents:
Re prospecting grants.
Re sale of some land
Re rents.
Re use of Natal rents to help Bramford to pay annuity to Lady Broke Middleton.
Re change of agency, 1895 - resignation of J.P. Symons and appointment of Natal Land & Colonisation Coy. (J.W. Rycroft).
Re land by railway, 1896.
Re will of Sir G. Broke-Middleton.

Correspondence, etc. of Sir L. Loraine, re Natal Estate (Broke-Middleton inheritance), mainly with Harry Snow, solicitor, and J.W. Rycroft (Natal Land & Colonisation Coy.) agent in Natal  HA61/436/1267  1898-1902

Contents:
Including Obituary of J.P. Symons from "Natal Advertiser" 31 Jan. 1898. Re sales of land
Re new roads and railway, etc.

Correspondence, etc. of Sir Lambton Loraine re Natal Estate, mainly with Natal Land & Colonisation Co., and with solicitors, mainly re proposal to disentail (from will of sir G.N. Broke-Middleton) and transfer to Lady Loraine.  HA61/436/1268  Jan 1903 - Dec 1909

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, mainly with solicitors, Crossman, Prichard & Co., re disentail and resettlement of Bramford and Natal Estates  HA61/436/1269  Oct 1899 - May 1903

Mixed Papers (re Estates and some Personal), incl. Miscellaneous Maps.  [no ref. or date]

Copies of lease and release (on coming of age of N.L. Acton) by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford and Rev. Joseph Lathbury, clerk, of Livermere (trustees of will of late Baptist Lee, sole executor N. Acton) to Nath. Lee Acton, great-nephew and heir at law of Baptist Lee, of property purchased with money of Baptist Lee left to Nath. Lee Acton who is now 21.  HA61/436/875  17 & 18 July 1778

Contents:
Messuage, etc. in Bramford with limekiln, brickkiln, etc. called Gilbert's Farm, once occupied by Thos. Gilbert, then by Wm. Wood, then by Thos. Bond, (purchased 19/20 Sept. 1770 of Jn. Stevens, Esq.)
Messuage, etc. in Bramford called Thornbush Hall, cottage, etc. called Holmeadow, 7 acres called Aldermarsh, 1a. 1r., 4 acres, 6a. called Jans Countwell, 2 cottages on Bramford-London road, 2a. Long Pightle, 6a. Street Field, 5a. Wales Close or Wanleys, 2a. Walls (now in 1 with last), 1a. at Marish Capp, 2a. in Aldermarsh (purchased ½ Nov. 1770 of Thos. Hankey Esq.). 2 messuages, etc. in Bramford, late occupied by Edward Johnson (purchased 23/24 Apr. 1775 of Lord Archibald Hamilton). Cottage etc. in Gt. Livermere (next Little Green) - formerly of Chas. Serjeant, wheelwright, now occupied by John Jacob & Jas. Leach; messuage or backhouse in Gt. Livermere called The Cottage, late of Chas. Serjeant, once occupied by Thos. Hall, then by Benj. King, now by Simon Mothersole, bricklayer and Richard Chinnery, shoemaker; messuage and 3 acres in Gt. Livermere (built by Joseph Nunn who bought land of Baptist Lee 6/7 Aug. 1733) and 2 roods garden, etc., late occupied by Eliz. Hilder, elder, widow, and John Garwood and Simon Mothersole. Bricklayer, and occupied by Susannah Mothersole, Ann Mothersole, Chas. Ashby and John Richer (purchased 26/27 Dec. 1776 of Edward Frost and wife Ann, nee Mothersole).

Letter, etc  HA61/436/869  1912-14

Contents:
Letters of J. Edmonds of Messrs. Bolam & Edmonds, Drayton Estate Office, Islip, Thrapston to Sir Lambton Loraine re ironstone workings at Twywell, Northants. Feb. 1914.
Empty envelope - marked with notes i.a. names of bankers and solicitors.
List of letters and callers from 5 July 1912 following fatal accident to Capt. Eustace Loraine (incl. copy of telegram from King).

Copy of discharge by Wm. Middleton, the younger, Esq. of Crowfield to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford for £2000 paid, being inheritance due to Harriott Acton under will of Baptist Lee - on marriage of Harriott Acton to Wm. Middleton on this same date.  HA61/436/878  18 Apr 1775

Declaration of trust by Nath Acton Esq., Nath. Lee Acton Esq. and Sam'l. Denison of Fetherston Buildings in St. Andrew, Holborn, gent. - re £2000 share of inheritance of Baptist Lee due to Charlotte Acton (Harriott already has her share), now invested in 3% reduced bank annuities in trust for her (Charlotte Acton) as she has "infirm state of health and weak state of mind".  HA61/436/880  7 May 1787


Related information: HA61/436/878

Copy of discharge by Caroline Acton, spinster, of Bramford to Nath. Lee Acton for £2000 paid, being inheritance due under will of Baptist Lee (Charlotte and Harriott Acton already having received their respective shares of £2000 each).  HA61/436/879  19 Feb 1791

Letters to Nath. Acton from Sam'l. Denison, from his son N. Lee Acton, and other papers mainly concerning rights in Blakenham Hall (right to sell and to fish etc.)  HA61/436/899  1784-86

Letter of Thos. James re will of Robt. Wakes and right to sell Blakenham Hall.  HA61/436/897  26 Sept 1786

Contents:
2 other
Revelant letters

Extract from will (dated 5 Jan. 1813, and proved 20 May 1813) of Samuel kilderbee, gent, of Ipswich. Appointment of son Samuel as executor.  HA61/436/877  1813

Copy of will of Sir Wm. Fowle Fowle Middleton, Bart., of Shrubland Park, Barham.  HA61/436/874  15 Sept 1857

Contents:
Execs: Marquis of Exeter, Sir Edward Cust, Gen. Horatio Geo. Broke, Francis Cust. Statements of income and charges from estates of Sir W.F.F. Middleton.

Letters to Sir Philip Broke from Thos. Utton - mainly re letting farms on Nacton estates (also refers to Bramford).  HA61/436/888  1845, 1847-52

Bills of Thos. Utton for valuing farms etc. as stated.  HA61/436/890  1845-47

Valuation of Home Farm, Nacton and Levington - giving field names, areas and crops sown.  HA61/436/891  1848

Particulars and valuations of farms on estates of Sir P. Broke Bart. in Nacton region - giving general reports, field names and areas, charges, etc.  HA61/436/892  1848

Contents:
For The Dunham Reach Farm, 420a. 1r. 7p. (occupied by Thos. Wake).
The Alnesbourne Farm, 732a. 1r. 29p. (occupied by Chas. Thos. Cooper).
The Purdis Farm, 874a. (occupied by John Cooper), and Decoy nearby.

Copy of particulars and valuation of an estate of Sir P. Broke in St. Clements, Ipswich, occupied by Mr. Sawer (? "Greenwich Farm") - giving field names and areas and whether arable or pasture. Total 213a. 1r. 23p.  HA61/436/893  (1845)

Newspaper cutting (date cut off) re reopening of Bramford Church after restoration.  HA61/436/883  Undated

Booklet of Royal Naval Benevolent Soc. - report, rules and list of subscribers.  HA61/436/884  1913

Wrapper from a parcel of books addressed to Mrs. Horton, Belmont House, Walmer, Deal.  HA61/436/876  1860

Loose wrapping papers  HA61/436/865  1778-1791; 1858-62

Contents:
1. marked "Various papers, Ac.1858 to 1862".
2. marked "1778 to 1791. 1778 Conveyance by N. Acton and J. Lathbury to N. Lee Acton of Gilbert's Farm, Thornbush Hall Farm, several parcels of land and several tenements. Also copies of papers re - will of Baptist Lee Esq. dated 1775, 1787, 1791."

(6" = 1 mile) Ordnance Survey of area N. of Ipswich. Marked in is a radius of 1 mile round Valley Farm, Tuddenham  HA61/436/410  Undated

Map showing the position of the fleet (each ship named) at Spithead, 3 Aug. 1889, when Kaiser Wm.II visited Queen Victoria at Osborne.  HA61/436/411  Undated

Key index map for 6" and 25" O.S. maps of Suffolk (1904 revision) marked "Miss Loraine".  HA61/436/412  Undated

Copy of a painting by S.H. Neale of a hatter at work called "Solomon".  HA61/436/413  c 1926

Plans, sections and elevations of a billiard room, proposed to be built at the Dower House, Riding Mill, Northumberland, for D.W. Fitzgerald, Esq. (by W. Dixon & Sons, Newcastle and Riding Mill)  HA61/436/414  Undated

Empty cylindrical map containers  HA61/436/417  Undated and 1935

Contents:
1. marked "Miss A Browne".
2. addressed to "Capt. the Hon. St. Vincent Saumarez, Shrubland, Ipswich. Contents: plans." 11 Jan. '35.

FAMILY & PERSONAL RECORDS  [no ref. or date]

Caroline Acton  [no ref. or date]

Caroline Acton - Personal  [no ref. or date]

Bundle marked: "Mrs. Acton."  HA61/436/722-733  1734-1839

Valuations by Jas. Haill, appraiser of things in bequests of Caroline Acton, spinster, late of Ipswich.  HA61/436/722  Oct 1838

Contents:
Papers marked each "Register No.18 folio".

Note of insurance on property in Cockfield by Caroline Acton of Ipswich. Addressed to "Mrs. Acton, Brook Street."  HA61/436/723  c 18 April 1821

Receipts for legacies paid under will of Rev. Harvey Aspin, to Wm. Scott = £300, Sarah Greene £100, Hammond Sparrow £50, Robert Nunn £50, Eliz. Bowers £50, John Greenwood £50, 12 April 1792; and Wm. Lawrence £10, 19 July 1791.  HA61/436/724  [n.d.]

Note of debts of late Mrs. Eliz. Harvey, widow, to her mother Mrs. Damaris Beriffe - as agreed by Mrs. D. Beriffe and Rev. Calthorpe Harvey (executor of late Mrs. Eliz. Harvey).  HA61/436/725  20 May 1734

Letter to Mrs. C. Acton re legacy under will of late Mrs. Fowle from Milbank & Foster of Norwich.  HA61/436/726  25 April 1823

Bills to executors of Mrs. C. Acton  HA61/436/727  1838-39

Contents:
Wm. Brook - post horses, W. Fitch - chymist, Thos. Brakenridge - tailor, John Singleton - brasier, Messrs. Cobbold, Mary Gooding, Thos. Grimsey - insurance, Fred. Pawsey - stationery, Robt. Root - printer, Fredk. Parish - for singers at St. Mary Key Church, Alexr. Bartlet - surgeon, Robt. Deck - bookseller, Taxes, John Balls - carpenter, I.S. Manning - wax chandler, H.G. & W. Ridley - wine merchants, Thos. Cullum, Thos. Dunningham - coal merchant, Richd. R. Bonwell - carpenter, R.L. Debney - linen draper for funeral expenses, Robt. Wake - surgeon, Wm. Blagrove - funeral expenses incl. various innkeepers, Jonathan Clark - wages, Rachel Chisnell - wages, Sarah Lay - wages, Chas. Rainbird - wages, Maria Brown - wages, Eliz. Lay - wages, Joshua Thurston - upholsterer, Richd. Cole - silversmith, Nich. Edwards - whitesmith, Wm. Goodwin - bricklayer, Benj. Channing - painter, Henry Peck - cooper, Wm. Archer - malster, Francis Whistle - gardener, Mary Hunt - rent (with taxes), Dr. Beck.

Vouchers of payments (bills and legacies) by executors of late Caroline Acton.  HA61/436/728  1838-39

Letters, etc  HA61/436/729  [n.d.]

Contents:
List of mourning to be worn and other requirements at funeral (of ? Mr. Aspin, died age 75 on Sunday, 5 June, 1791 ?). (Letter of Thos. Dunningham to Mrs. Acton, Acton Place, Southwold, 17 Aug. 1828 re financial matters and bequests under will of Mr. Lee (d.1768).
Letters of Wm. Middleton to Sir P.B. Broke. Undated.
Receipts for stock bought by Miss Caroline Acton, 1825 and 1828 and relevant letters.
Cheque-books with stubbs (Messrs. Bacon, Cobbold, Rodwell, Dunningham and Cobbold, Ipswich) for payments 1830-38.
Design for a loggia colonnade.
To Miss C. Acton - Notification of legacy under will of N.L. Acton, 1836.

Statement of Mrs. Caroline Acton's annual income  HA61/436/730  1838

Account of 6 months rent apportioned to Lady Middleton and executors of Mrs. C. Acton - due Michaelmas 1838.  HA61/436/731  [n.d.]

Receipts, etc  HA61/436/732  [n.d.]

Contents:
Receipts for payments for purchase of Navy 5% Annuities by Miss Caroline Acton, 1813-15.
Receipts for insurance paid by Miss C. Acton to Sun Fire Office, 1799-1803.
Account of purchased stock, 1795-1804.
Receipts for purchase of Consolidated Stock, 1780-1811.

Receipts, etc  HA61/436/733  [n.d.]

Contents:
Receipts for legacy duty paid on legacies under will of Miss C. Acton, who died 21 Sept. 1838.
Receipt for a legacy paid to Lady Middleton, 27 Nov. 1838.
Receipt for payment to Bacon, Cobbold, Rodwell, Dunningham & Cobbold.
Inventory and valuation of plate of Miss C. Acton, Brook St., Ipswich.
Letters of Messrs. Gosling & Sharpe re financial affairs of Mrs. C. Acton. 1838.
Lists of wages due (?1838).
Cash Account (?1838).

Caroline Acton's Estates in London, Cockfield, Lawshall, etc.  [no ref. or date]

Notebook containing Account of rents for Mrs. Caroline Acton's Estate in London  HA61/436/788  1836

Contents:
Leadenhall Street, Hackney, London Lane, Haggerstone Farm, Black Horse Field, Barlston and Bethnel Green, Allerton, Mile and Union Sts., Hoxton; Hoxton; Long Ditton, Surrey, Acton Place, Kingsland Road.

Copy of bargain and sale by Harvey Aspin, gent., of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (only son of late Edward Aspin, clerk, of Eversley, Hants.) to Dorothy and Ann Aspin, spinsters, his sisters, at wish of his uncle Calthorpe Harvey, clerk, of Cockfield, Suffolk (as return for expences of his education incurred by Calthorpe Harvey) of share in personal estate of late Edward Aspin.  HA61/436/789  30 Oct 1736

Deed poll of appointment as attorney by Dorothy and Ann Aspin spinsters, to Rev. Harvey Aspin, clerk, of Hartest (their brother) to claim legacies of £100 each (payable within 1 year, now overdue) under will of late Lucy Aspin, widow, of St. Geo. Bloomsbury, Middlesex (sister-in-law of father of above Rev. Edward Aspin of Eversley, Hants.) from executors Ralph Blois, clerk, Saml. Thompson Esq. and wife Ann, and Roger Tenyns, Esq.  HA61/436/790  12 July 1749

Letter of Millbank & Foster, Norwich to Miss C. Acton re a silver inkstand in bequest.  HA61/436/791  6 May 1823

Receipt for insurance paid to Sun Fire Office by Miss Acton.  HA61/436/792  1804

Memo. of copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall. Surrender (in mortgage £205) by John Sheldon and wife Hester to Richard Holmes, gent., of Bury St. Edmunds of their copyhold.  HA61/436/796  24 April 1730

Deed poll of appointment as deputy steward of manor of Rattlesden of Samuel Denison, gent., of Bedford Row, Middlesex, by Steward: George Chinery, gent., of Bury St. Edmunds to take a surrender of copyhold from Nath. and Dorothy Acton of Bramford Hall  HA61/436/797  17 June 1791

Memo. of court roll of manor of Rattlesden. Surrender by Nath. Acton and wife Dorothy of Bramford Hall of copyhold inherited by Dorothy from her brother Rev. Harvey Aspin to the use of will of said Dorothy Acton.  HA61/436/798  18 June 1791

A small key and notes of key labels, and luggage label for Miss Broke to Messrs. Hulbert & Hancock, Bath.  HA61/436/799  21 Nov 1856

Contents:
In envelope marked: "12 Sept. 1890. re strong-box containing C. Acton's papers - found in a corner... at 4, Marlborough B'ld'gs, Bath":-

Letter of Geo. Weller Poley, Boxted Hall to Rev. Mr. Rose, Hartest re tithe custom or modus.  HA61/436/801  28 May 1777

Letters, etc  HA61/436/805  1791 and 1823

Contents:
Various unidentified and undated accounts.
Letter to N. Acton Esq. from Rob't. Walpole, 4 July 1791.
Letter to Mrs. C. Acton from Milbank & Foster, 10 May 1823

Instruction to Rev. Joseph Lathbury and Rev. Robt. Hudson to swear Dorothy Acton as sole executrix of will of her sister Ann Aspin, late of Bramford, spinster, for obtaining probate.  HA61/436/807  Undated

Account of Mr. Dansie Carter with Rev. Harvey Aspin for legal services.  HA61/436/808  1770-1776

Bond, etc  HA61/436/809  1734 and 1834

Contents:
Bond for £1000 by Calthorpe Harvey, clerk, of Cockfield to Damaris Beriffe, widow, of Cockfield for payment of £500.4.6 due to Damaris Beriffe from late Mrs. Eliz. Harvey, her daughter, if required in necessity. (Calthorpe Harvey being executor of late Eliz. Harvey). 20 May 1734.
Deed poll of quit-claim and release by Damaris Beriffe, widow, of Cockfield to Calthorpe Harvey, clerk, of Cockfield (exec. of late Elis. Harvey, widow, of Cockfield) of all claims except annuity as in bond of even date. 20 May 1834.
Account of debts of late Eliz. Harvey to her mother Damaris Beriffe. 20 May 1734.

Sketched elevation of a house.  HA61/436/811  Undated

Cheque book of Messrs. Bacon, Cobbold, Rodwell, Duningham & Cobbold (Ipswich) - some dated 1838 (presumably executors of Caroline Acton)  HA61/436/812  c 1838

List of leases (with rents and dates of expiry):  HA61/436/814  [n.d.]

Contents:
Bramford Taylor (late Penning) expires 1794
F. Morgan 1795
Jas. Orman 1796
Jn. Edwards 1797
Wm. Button 1798
Chas. Hardcastle 1799
Robt. Lott 1790
Baylham Saml. Cross expires 1793
Wm. Bird 1793
Whimper Cooke 1795
Thos. White 1798
Wm. Sedon 1799
Benj. Sadd 1803
Claydon Robt. Rudland 1793
Chas. Borley 1797
J.M. Theobald 1799
Darmsden & Nettlestead Benj. Goymour 1798
Thos. Goymour 1801
Barking Wm. Garrard 1796
Lt. Stonham & Gosbeck John Goymour 1795
Edw. Edwards 1795
Lt. Blakenham Peter Skipper 1808
"Estates of my late Brother Aspins" (Cockfield ?):-
John B. Edwards expires 1802.
Wm. Scott 1803.
Robt. Norman 1803.
Hammond Sparrow 1803.
[...] Richd. Hillders 1805.
Jas. Scott 1805.
And (No leases) Lawrance, Grimwood, Hands.

Three copies of sale advertisement for estate in Cockfield for auction 18 May 1813, of house and farm buildings and 153a. 3r. 16p. (field names given), (mansion and 73a. occupied by Rev. Thos. Godfrey, rest occupied by Wm. Scott), and house and buildings and 64a. Or. 12p. (field names given) (occupied by Wm. Scott).  HA61/436/815  1813

Draughts of letters by "H.A." (? Harry Aspin) re livings of Boxted and Hartest, etc.  HA61/436/816  1791

Copy of letter to Mrs. Nevell re her son's interest in Church Farm, purchased by her husband 1715, March. (Copyhold in Cockfield).  HA61/436/817  Undated

Account of cash etc. found at Cockfield.  HA61/436/818  16 June 1791

Receipt for £330 paid to P. Firmin Esq. by Chas. Squire, Esq. marked "paid for fines for copyhold at Cockfield".  HA61/436/819  24 May 1806

Bond for £100 by Simon Cumberland, clothier, of Ipswich to Thos. Bantoft, senior, of Ipswich, mariner, and Thos. Bantoft, gent., of Branted, Essex, that Cumberland has only purchased estate (on 10 March, 21 Car.II) occupied by Semon Blacksmith (messuage, etc. part of Bygots Key, Ipswich) from the Bantofts and is to sell for benefit of children of late Jonathan Bantoft.  HA61/436/820  13 Nov 1671

An account of 1792 re legacies, etc.  HA61/436/821  1792

Copy of notice to Mrs,. Mary Hunt of end tenancy of house in Southwold, occupied by late Caroline Acton.  HA61/436/823  26 Sept 1838

Contents:
Note of rent of above cottage for 1836 and agreement.

Copy of account for expenses at burial of Mr. Acton.  HA61/436/824  1795

Statement of case by Mr. Moore (re former estate of Geo. Abbott in Cockfield) with opinion of R. Wilbraham.  HA61/436/825  c 1759

Particulars of Miss Acton's estates in Cockfield and Lawshall.  HA61/436/826  Undated

Contents:
Farms occupied by Rev. Wm. Gooch (Peppers), Richd. Hilder (Old Hall Green Farm), Robt. Norman (Small Bridge), Wm. Scott (Church Farm), Hammond Sparrow (Copyhold ? Farm), and (Lawshall and Cockfield) Jas. Scott, and 2a. 3r. land occupied by Ambrose Head, and cottage occupied by Jn. Greenwood and Wm. Lawrence. Total: 707 acres, 3r. 30p. (all in Cockfield except 140 acres, and b'ld'gs. of Jas. Scott).

Rent statements of Wm. Cook Reeman and Richard Hilder (occupants of properties of Mrs. Caroline Acton in Cockfield) with bills paid for work done at respective farms.  HA61/436/827  1837-38-39

List of fields in Cockfield and Lawshall occupied by Mr. Wm. Cook Reeman giving field names and areas and crop sown 1838.  HA61/436/828  1838

Particulars of estate in Cockfield and Lawshall occupied by Jas. Scott  HA61/436/830  Undated

Contents:
(In pencil: "Wm. Cook Reeman's occupation"). Farm house and 182a. 3r. 16p. but field names not given.

Detailed list of copyhold of manor of Cockfield to which Eliz. Harvey, widow, was admitted 27 June 1728.  HA61/436/831  Undated

Letter of Jn. Edwards, jun., to Mr. Duningham, attorney, Ipswich re. timber at Cockfield and life interest of Mrs. Acton (under will of Mr. Lee, died 16 March 1768) in estates specified in East London area.  HA61/436/832  15 Aug 1838

List of copyhold of Mrs. Caroline Acton on manor of Earls Hall and manor of Cockfield Hall, giving field names and areas and occupants.  HA61/436/833  Not dated

Account of rents due to Miss Caroline Acton from her London estates  HA61/436/835  1836-37

Contents:
2 houses in Leadenhall Street; 13 houses (and garden and meadow) in Mare Street, Hackney; "Horse & Groom Inn" in Mare Street, Hackney; 1 house, London Lane; 12 houses, Walcot Place; Haggerstone Farm; 8 houses in Black Horse Field; Gardens in Bethnel Green and Dalston; 69 houses in Acton Place (including Allerton St., Nile St. and Union St.); 7 houses and land (? where); New North Road Estate (Hoxton); land on Kingsland Road; garden and land at Long Ditton, Surrey. 1836-37. Also, 1837, including "Acton Anns" Inn. Names of tenants and rents.

Letters of Jn. Chevallier Gobbold, Ipswich to Miss Caroline Acton re London estates etc. and estate affairs.  HA61/436/836  1836-37

Loose paper marked: "Old deeds relating to the Cockfield Estate sold by Capt. Chas. Acton Broke and accounts of rents etc. late Mrs. Caroline Acton - Sir Wm. Middleton is surviving executor."  HA61/436/837  Undated

Letter of Alfred Cobbold to Miss Broke re sale of house in Brook Street (? Ipswich).  HA61/436/838  3 July 1854

Bill and receipt for a monument ("at Bailham") paid for by exors of late Mrs. Caroline Acton to Geo. Tovell (and part from Tovell to Wm. Colvill).  HA61/436/839  Undated

Account of installments paid to legacy duty office on legacy of Sir Chas. Broke Vere to Miss Broke.  HA61/436/840  1845-47

Details of property of Jas. Harvey Esq. of Cockfield (at the time of his death)  HA61/436/841  Undated

Contents:
1) Farm at Rattlesden (bought of Jn. Pearl) occupied by Thos. Richer.
2) Farm at Cockfield (bought of Jn. Ruffle) occupied by Robt. South.
3) Messuage and 2 acres (bought of Roger Gleed) in Cockfield, occupied by Benj. Dyer and Ambrose Head.
4) Messuage and 3 roods in Cockfield (bought of Jn. Brown) occupied by Jn. Parker.
5) Farm in Cockfield (bought of Wm. Bright), occupied by Widow Haward.
6) Messuage and 27 acres nr. Cockfield Church, occupied by Thos Martin, clerk.
7) Farm in Cockfield called "Bells", occupied by Francis Pinchback.
8) 5½ acres in Cockfield called "Picknols" (bought of Burroughs) occupied by Jas. Harvey.
9) Messuage, etc. called "Greyhound Farm" in Lawshall (bought of Richard Cronshey) occupied by Reuben How.
10) Messuage, etc. in Cockfield or Lawshall (bought of Wm. Leppingwall) occupied by Reuben How.
11) Messuage, blacksmith's shop and ¾ acre in Cockfield, occupied by Ambrose Head.
12) Manor of Shimpling Thorn in Shimpling, Suffolk - inherited from Jas. Cobbes, grandfather of Jas. Harvey.
13) ¼ acre in Cockfield (bought of Jn. Smith)
14) Remainder of estate in Cockfield, Lawshall and Greenstead and Wyvenhow, Essex occupied by Eliz. Harvey, widow, Widow Haward, Francis Pinchbeck, Reuben How, John Spells and Widow Colear.
With note of dispositions by will and of mortgages and other encumbrances.
Attached is a receipt of John Edwards, 7 Jan. 1809, for will probates from Mrs. Acton of Eliz. Harvey (1734) and Rev. Harvey Aspin (1791).

Letters, etc  HA61/436/842  1839-40

Contents:
Letter of Chas. A. Broke (from Corfu) to his father Sir P.B.V. Broke. 31 July 1840.
3 letters of Thos. Duningham to Sir P.B.V. Broke re land at Cockfield (estate of Chas. A Broke) and executorship for late Mrs. Acton. 1839-40.
Note of money due to C.A. Broke of coming age.
Bill and receipt (dated 11 May 1840) for payment by Sir P. Broke (for C.A. Broke) to Thos. Duningham for legal services.
List of articles taken to Corfu by C.A. Broke with costs.

Bills, etc  HA61/436/843  1834-37

Contents:
Rent and disbursement accounts of Wm. Reeman, Richard Hilder and Susan Scott. 1835-36
Bills for work etc. on Cockfield and Lawshall estates of Miss Caroline Acton, paid by her or her tenants. 1834-37

Accounts, etc  HA61/436/844  1822-1854

Contents:
Account of payments for repairs, etc. at Miss Broke's house in Brook St., Ipswich. 1847-51
Receipts: 1846, for £6 paid by Miss Broke to Jonathan Clarke; for £11.13.3 paid by A. Cobbold (for Miss Broke) to Theophilus Hardy, 1852.
Account of Messrs. Alfred Cobbold & Yarington to Miss Broke, 1854, for legal services re sale of house, etc.
Catalogue of furniture etc. sale.
Catalogue of sale of furniture etc. on 19 June 1854 at The Mansion, Lower Brook Street, Ipswich (lately occupied by Mrs. Bailey and Mrs. Gaunt).
Valuation of property, 1838, of Mrs. Eliz. Lay, bequeathed to her by Mrs. Acton and paid for by Lady Broke (receipt endorsed).
Account of G. Turner, auctioneer, to Miss Broke re sale as above - 1854.
Account of Messrs. A. Gobbold & Yarington re above sale, 1854.
Insurance policy of Caroline Acton, gentlewoman, of St. Mary-at-the-Quay, Ipswich, 1822, with Sun Fire Office for house, etc.
Inventory of furniture etc. bequeathed by Caroline Acton to Lady Broke. Oct. 1838.
Inventory of plate of Caroline Acton at her house in Brook St., Ipswich - made by Jonathan Clarke, butler. 1835.
Receipt for title deeds, etc. handed to Alfred Cobbold. 1854.

Copy of will of Dorothy Aspin, widow, of Bury St. Edmunds. Money legacies and overplus to executrixes, daughters, Dorothy and Ann Aspin  HA61/436/845  11 Nov 1756

Abstract of title of Esther, wife of Jas. Moore (nee Spencely) to copyhold of manor of Cockfield Hall  HA61/436/846  1706-1757

Copy of solicitor's account to Mrs. Caroline Acton re sale of farm in Cockfield (leased to Norman)  HA61/436/847  1810-11

Note on settlement of late Mr. Aspin's estate in Cockfield  HA61/436/848  1791

Private Act of Parliament (Royal assent: 26 May 1826) to amend Act of 48 Geo. III and extend power enabling Nath. Lee Acton Esq. to grant building leases on property in Hackney, inherited from Baptist Lee, Esq.  HA61/436/849  1826

Contents:
With schedules of relevant property inherited and of leases already made, 1813-1819.

Papers of executors of Caroline Acton  HA61/436/850  1838

Contents:
Letter of Thos. Dunningham re rent due to Mary Hunt for house in Southwold.
Memo. etc. signed by Caroline Acton re bequests, etc.
Account for probate expenses, 1838.
Accounts of Thos. Duningham to exors. of Caroline Acton for legal services. 1838.
Case and opinion of Jas. Ram re interpretation of will of 1836. 1838.

Valuation of rateable property in parish of St. Mary Key, Ipswich under Act of 6 & 7 Wm.TV "Parochial Assessments Act"  HA61/436/851  Nov 1838

Printed

Contents:
Lists by streets of occupiers with estimated gross rental and rateable value for each.

Accounts, receipts, etc. re duty on legacies under will of Caroline Acton  HA61/436/852  1838

Contents:
Bills and receipts to executors of Caroline Acton.
Letters of Jn. Chevallier Cobbold and Thos. Dunningham to executors of Caroline Acton. 1838-39.
Cheque book (with Messrs. Bacon, Cobbold, Rodwell, Dunningham & Cobbold of Ipswich) - stubs of cheques drawn by Exors. of Caroline Acton. 1838.

A list of legacies (? from whom)  HA61/436/853  Undated

Plan of Old Hall Green Farm, Cockfield, occupied by Rich'd. Hilder - shewing field names and areas and which are copyhold of Earls Hall - crops sown pencilled in  HA61/436/854  Oct 1842

Receipts for payments by Miss Caroline Acton  HA61/436/855  1826-36

Contents:
To charities, of taxes and rates, annuity to N.L. Acton, etc.

Cockfield  HA61/436/856  1839

Contents:
Bills for work done on farms at Cockfield. 1839.
Bill of Thos. Dunningham to C.A. Broke for legal services. 1839.
Letters of Thos. Dunningham to Sir P.B.V. Broke re estate of C.A. Broke at Cockfield, especially copyhold of manor of Earls Hall. 1839-40.

Letters, etc  HA61/436/857  1795-1830

Contents:
Letters to Miss Caroline Broke (at Bramford Hall or Broke Street) from her brother Nath. Lee Acton, 1795 and 1805, from her nephew P.B.V. Broke, 1830.
Handwritten copy of a prayer.
Note of intended inscription for Dorothy Acton's monument.
Order of funeral (? whose).

Copy of agreement to let for 5 years @ £1.1. per week furnished house on the Green at Southwold (adjoining that of Mary Hunt let to Mrs. Caroline Acton) by John Lawes, mariner, of Southwold to Mrs. Caroline Acton of Ipswich  HA61/436/858  29 Aug 1825

Contents:
Copy of agreement to let for 5 years @ £45 p.a. furnished house on the Green at Southwold by Mary Hunt, widow, to Mrs. Caroline Acton of Ipswich. 29 Aug. 1825.
Letter of Mary Hunt, 1835.
Letter of Peter Palmer, carpenter (Overseer and assessor) re rates and taxes on Southwold house. 1830.

Notebook marked "Income" - only one page of entries, rest blank  HA61/436/859  Undated

Executors of Caroline Acton  HA61/436/860  c1839

Contents:
Letters of Jn. Chevallier Cobbold and Thos Dunningham to Wm. Middleton and Sir P.B.V. Broke.
Bills and receipts. 1839-40.
Rough draught of a letter re John Edwards and funeral. (Undated).

Book: Cockfield Rental 1793. "1793 A rental of my late brother Aspin's Estates in Cockfield and Lawshall given to his sister Dorothy Acton."  HA61/436/296  1793

Contents:
Book mainly blank.
Entries:-
First page - tenants:- John Bidwell Edwards
Wm. Scott
Robt. Norman
Richd. Hilder
Hammond Sparrow
Jas. Scott
Ambrose Head
John Greenwood
Wm. Lawrence
- rents and bills paid.
Page 7. 1793 Rent account of John Bidwell Edwards.
Page 21. 1793 Rent account of Wm. Scott.
Page 41. 1793 Rent account of Robt. Norman.
Page 61. 1793 Rent account of Rich'd. Hillder.

Book: Cockfield Rental  HA61/436/297  Dec 1793 to Jan 1838

Contents:
Accounts of rents received and outgoings of Cockfield and Lawshall estates of Nathaniel Acton.

Marriage settlement of Nath. Acton, Esq. of Bramford and Dorothy Aspin, spinster, of St. Edmunds Bury.  HA61/436/684  14 Novr 1761

Contents:
£5000 (being Baptist Lee's settlement on niece Caroline Wearg, first wife of Nath. Acton) to Sir John Rous, Bt., of Henham Hall and Harvey Aspin, clerk, of Hartest (brother of Dorothy) in trust for him to marriage and for 99 years then for Dorothy for 80 years. ½ of estate of late Edward Aspin, clerk, (share expectant on death of his widow, Dorothy, mother of Dorothy) to John Kerrich, Dr. of Physick, of St. Edmunds Bury and Joshua Grigby the younger, Esq., of St. Edmunds Bury in trust for her to marriage and to N. Acton for 80 years, then to Dorothy for 70 years. With further provisions for children of the marriage.

Lease for a year for 5/- (a piece) by Nath Acton, Esq. of Bramford to Sir John Rous, Bt. of Henham Hall and Harvey Aspin, clerk, of Hartest of property released on 19 April  HA61/436/713  18 April 1764


Related information: HA61/436/685

Revocation of marriage settlement, £5000 to Nath. Acton from Sir John Rous and Harvey Aspin, and resettlement (release) to Sir John Rous and Harvey Aspin.  HA61/436/685  17 Dec 1764


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HA61/436/713

Contents:
Messuage, etc. in Bramford occupied by Luke Taylor purchased of Giles Steward @ £28 p.a., "Angel" Inn, Bramford occupied by Rich'd. Cuthbert and Saml. Jarvis, purchased of Francis Brook @ £37.15 p.a., messuage, etc. in Bramford occupied by Danl. Grimwade, purchased of John and Christian Ruffell and Richard Cuthbert and wife @ £20 p.a., messuage, etc. in Bramford occupied by Thos. Moore, purchased of Mary Cuthbert, widow, and Richard, her son @ £27 p.a., messuage, etc. in Burstall occupied by John Bond @ £10 p.a. and Bramford patronage and Burstall chapelry as farmed to N. Acton (then of Hemingstone) by Dean & Chapter of Christchurch, Canterbury, 25 Nov. 1758, in trust for Nath. Acton during life, then Dorothy Acton during life, then for children.

Revocation of uses (as in marriage settlement, 14 Nov. 1761) re ½ of personal estate of Edward Aspin (£1100) by Nath. & Dorothy (nee Aspin) Acton to Harvey Aspin, clerk, of Hartest.  HA61/436/714  17 Dec 1764

Contents:
Now to use of Nath. Acton absolutely for £44 p.a. to Dorothy for life if she outlives him. The £1100 to be paid as she shall direct in will after death of Nath. Acton. Otherwise merged in estate. And counterpart of above.

Deed of revocation of part of marriage settlement by Nath. and Dorothy Acton. Settled £5000 to be merged in estate and go with inheritance if no children of this marriage.  HA61/436/686  29 Sept 1778

Bargain and sale for £2640 (to Nath. and Francis Bacon who have mortgage interest) and £110 by executors of late Sir Wm. Spring: Dame Eliz. Spring, widow of Sir Wm. Spring, late of Pakenham, and Hamond Lestrange Esq. of Hitcham, Norfolk and Jas. Hobart Esq. of Mendham, Suffolk (brothers-in-law of Sir Wm. Spring) to Frances Astie, citizen and merchant, of London and Wm. Cropley, mercer, of Bury St. Edmunds in trust for Francis Harvie, gent., of Cockfield of manor of Peppers Hall, Cockfield and messuage, etc. occupied by John Dunkon.  HA61/436/688  20 Nov 1655

Much eaten away.

Marriage settlement of Francis Harvey, gent., of Cockfield and Wennefrid, daughter of James Cobbes, Esq., of Bury St. Edmunds. £1000 by Jas. Cobbes to Harvey. To Jas. Cobbes and Thos. Shelley, Esq. of Grayes Inn - manor of Peppers, Cockfield with capital messuage and 3 acres etc. to use of Francis Harvey for life, then of Wennefrid, then heirs.  HA61/436/689  9 Dec 1657


Related information: HA61/436/683

Deed poll of grant and release by Nathaniel and Francis Bacon, Esqs. of Ipswich for £923 to Francis Harvey, gent., of Cockfield of manor house called Peppers occupied by Theophilus Harvey and messuage, etc. in Cockfield occupied by John Dunkon, as mortgaged to the Bacons by Francis Harvey 20 Nov. 1650.  HA61/436/780  13 May 1658

Grant and release by Sir Wm. Spring, Bt. of Pakenham (now age 21, son of late Sir Wm. Spring) to Francis Astey, citizen and merchant of London, in trust for Francis Harvey, gent., of Cockfield of manor of Peppers Hall, Cockfield, occupied by Theophilus Harvey, and messuage, etc. occupied by John Dunkon  HA61/436/691  1 May 1663


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Contents:
Final concord between Jas. Cobbes, Esq., Francis Astey, gent., Rich'd. Mannynge, gent., Edward Nice, gent. - quers. and Wm. Spring, Bt., - deforc. for manor of Peppers, etc., 4 messuages, 1 dovecote, 4 gardens, 4 orchards, 240 acres land, 60 acres meadow, 230 acres pasture and 50 acres wood in Cockfield, Bradfield Combust, Bradfield St. Clare, Lavenham and Thorpe Morieux. Ascension, 15 Car.II.
Nicholas Wells, gent.

Mortgage (of 900 years) for £1000 by Francis Harvey, gent., of Cockfield to Sam'l. Aldus, clerk, of Ipswich of manor house called Peppers in Cockfield, now occupied by Francis Harvey, and lands with it (mortgaged for £2600 by Sir Wm. Springe, Bt., of Pakenham on 27 Oct. 1653 to Nath and Francis Bacon).  HA61/436/692  4 Oct 1670

Contents:
Endorsement of assignment of mortgage, 22 Dec. 1673, for £830 by Francis Harvey and 10/- by Caley, by Saml. Aldus to Jacob Caley, gent., of Whitton-cum-Thurlston in trust for Richard Pemberton, haberdasher of small wares, Ipswich and Thos. Bantoft, mariner, of Ipswich for better security of £1200 lent by 2 last-named to Harvey on mortgage of even date.

Assignment of mortgage (for £1500) by Richard Pemberton, haberdasher of small wares, of Ipswich and Thos. Bantoft, mariner, of Ipswich (with consent of Francis Harvey, Esq. of Cockfield) to Anne Jollyfe, widow, of London of mansion in Cockfield called Peppers and 300 acres and messuage, etc. in Cockfield (occupied once by John Duncon, then by Abraham Head); and by Jacob Caley, gent., late of Whitton cum Thurlston to Phillip Gurdon, Esq. of Assington in trust for Anne Jollyfe of said mansion house called Peppers.  HA61/436/682  23 March 1679

Contents:
As, 27 Oct. 1653, mortgaged by Nath. and Francis Bacon to Pemberton, Bantoft and Sir Wm. Spring, Bt. of Pakenham; assigned, 19 Nov. 1655, to Francis Harvey (see 69 above); assigned, 22 Dec. 1673, to Pemberton and Bantoft (and, 4 Oct. 1670, to Saml. Aldus of Ipswich and assigned, 22 Dec. 1673, to Jacob Caley - see 73 above).
Endorsement on back: assignment of mortgage, 20 April 1685, for £1618.15. and £31.5. by Anne Jollyffe (and Francis Harvey) to Wm. Thompson, Esq. of Stepney als Stebunheath, Middlesex.

Release by Francis Astie, citizen and merchant, of London to Francis Harvey, Esq. of Cockfield of property held in trust for Harvey - as purchased 1655.  HA61/436/693  5 July 1679

Lease for a year for 5/- by Francis Harvey Esq. of Cockfield and his son James to Thomas James, merchant, of London (at nomination of Nicolas Wayte, merchant, of London) of Peppers Farm, Cockfield.  HA61/436/695  30 May 1687


Related information: HA61/436/683

Assignments of mortgage for £2000 by Wm. Thompson Esq. of Goodmans Fields in St. Mary Mattfellon als Whitechappell, Middlesex (at direction of Francis Harvey of Cockfield, Esq.) to Nicholas Waite, merchant, of London; by Wm. Bumpstead, gent., of Stepney (at direction of Francis Harvey) to Morgan Randill, Esq. of Chillworth, Surrey in trust for Nicholas Waite; and by Francis Harvey and son James to Thos. James, merchant, of London in trust for Nicholas Waite of property in Cockfield - mansion called Peppers and 300 acres  HA61/436/683  31 May 1687

Contents:
8a., 17a. 1r. (Blackland), 4a. 3r. 5p. (Stable Meadow), 4a. 3r. 10p. (Dovehouse Meadow), 15a. (Bakers), 23a. 1r. 5p. (Wangefield), 29a. 2r. 10p. (Downes), 3a. 1r. 30p. (Downe Meadow), 16½a. 10p. (Long Meadow), 7a. 1r. (Colthty Gardens), 32a. 1r. 30p. (Colthty Field), 10a. 3r. (Nine Acres), 11a. 3r. 30p. (Blindfolds), 1a. (Bellropes), 19½a. 15p. (Lungfield), 31a. 10p. (Great Lay), 6a. 3r. 30p. (Langley Grove), 16½a. 25p. (Shortlands), 1a. 3r. 20p. (Millgrove). All above are Peppers Farm occupied by Theophilus Harvey (indications of field positions by reference to neighbours are given). Messuage etc. occupied by John Dunkon and 1 acre pasture in Cockfield, 8 acres (Moorefield), 6a. (Marefield), 2½a. (Little Millfield), 4a. (Corners), 9a. (Millhill) - all part of farm occupied by John Dunkon.
Bond for £4000 by Harvey to Waite to perform covenants. 31 May 1687.

Lease for a year (release - see 79 below) for 5/- by Francis Harvey Esq. of Cockfield and son James Harvey, Esq. of Middle Temple and Thos. James, merchant, of London to Stephen Waller of London, Dr. of Law, and Wm. Waller, gent., of London of property in Cockfield - Peppers Farm.  HA61/436/696  5 Nov 1689

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Marriage settlement of James Harvey Esq. of Middle Temple (son of Francis Harvey Esq. of Cockfield) and Cecilia Waller (sister of Stephen Waller, Dr. of Law, London and Wm. Waller, gent., of London). £2000 to pay off mortgage to Nicholas Waite, merchant, of London paid by Cecilia Waller. Release to Stephen and Wm. Waller of Peppers Farm, Cockfield to their use until marriage, then to use of Jas. Harvey, for life, then to use of Cecilia Harvey for life, then to use of children, etc. as provided in detail.  HA61/436/698  6 Nov 1689

Assignment of mortgage in trust for marriage settlement of even date by Nicholas Waite, merchant, of London (with consent of Francis Harvey Esq. of Cockfield, and son, James Harvey, Esq. of Middle Temple) to Thomas Chute, Esq. of Middle Temple and by Morgan Randyll, Esq. of Chilworth, Surrey to Edward Haberfield of Middle Temple of manor of Peppers, Cockfield.  HA61/436/697  6 Nov 1689

Lease for 10 years for £350 p.a. by Francis Harvey Esq. of Cockfield to James Harvey, gent., of Middle Temple of manor of Peppers, Cockfield occupied by Francis Harvey  HA61/436/699  7 Nov 1689

Contents:
'Colthty' here reads 'Colsty'.

Certificate of Commissioners of Land-Revenue to Rev. Harvey Aspin of Cockfield for sale to him of his yearly rent of 1/- for Peppers Tenement for 30/- (i.e. redemption thereof ?). No.652 Suffolk.  HA61/436/777  15 Feb 1788

Duchy of Lancaster, Honor of Clare. Enfranchisement for £26.5. of manor of Peppers in Cockfield to Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford.  HA61/436/717  16 Nov 1791

Contents:
Seal in fragments

Valuation of Peppers, Cockfield - mansion house, etc. and 73 acres 2r. 8p. property of Mrs. Caroline Acton leased to Rev. Thos. Godfrey (giving field names and areas).  HA61/436/829  1812

Particulars of an estate in Cockfield for auction 23 June 1812.  HA61/436/834  undated

Contents:
House, etc. and 73a. 2r. 8p. occupied by Rev. Thos. Godfrey on lease due to expire 10 Oct. 1813. (? Peppers).

Memo. of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall. Surrender by Richard Manning to Abraham Tweed, yeoman, of Cockfield of messuage etc. near church porch, Cockfield, 5 acres (Buttfield adjoining church and Church Mare piece), 6 acres (Shortland) and 11 acres (Thistle Field) - all occupied by Abraham Tweed and Jn. Jowars - and a way thence, provided that Tweed pays £85 and £160 as stated.  HA61/436/800  26 Oct 1704

Memo. of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall. Surrender by Rich'd. Manning to Abraham Tweed of messuage, etc. near church porch in Cockfield and Butt-field, Church Mare Piece, Shortland, Thistle Field and 2 acres and 7 acres adjoining last and a way to W. side of church.  HA61/436/822  17 Nov 1705

Copy of Court Roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (Lord: Thos. Robinson, Bart.) Re-admission of Richard Manning, son, to copyhold to which Richard Manning, father, was admitted on surrender by Robt. Goodrich 21 April 1664 and which surrendered to Abraham Tweed and Geo. Abbott with provisos which now operate.  HA61/436/764  15 Aug 1706

Memo. of copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall of surrender by Abraham Tweed and wife Dorothea to Eliz. Waller, spinster, of London (in mortgage £210) of all their copyhold.  HA61/436/794  29 Jan 1710

Memo. of copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall. Surrender (in mortgage, £315) by Abraham Tweed and wife Dorothy to Eliz. Waller, spinster, of London of all their copyhold.  HA61/436/795  15 March 1715

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: John Moore Esq.).  HA61/436/765  10 Dec 1724

Contents:
Surrender by Eliz. Waller of London and admission of Jas. Harvey, Esq. to 1 messuage, etc., 1 orchard by Cockfield cemetery, 5 acres called Church mere piece, 6 acres called Shortland, 11 acres called Thisley Field, 2 acres meadow beside on E. of Thistley Field, 7 acres arable beside on W. Thisley Field, to which she was admitted 30 April 1717 on surrender by Abraham Tweed and wife Dorothy.

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: Richard Moore Esq.).  HA61/436/767  23 Dec 1805

Contents:
Admission of Caroline Acton under will of Dorothy Acton (nee Aspin) to 4 closes once of Geo. Chandler then of Francis Lyster, total 10 acres, with 1 close called Cecilies occupied by Jas. Scott, 1 messuage, etc. near Cockfield church, 1 orchard near Cockfield church, 1 close called Butfield, 5 acres pasture, 6 acres called Shortland, 11 acres Thistle Field, 2 acres meadow, 7 acres arable, 9 acres Springfield, 4 acres Dewards Pightle, 7 acres, 5 acres, 4 acres (occupied by Wm. Scott) to which Dorothy Acton was admitted on death of her brother, Rev. Harvey Aspin 17 June 1791.

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: Richard Moore, Esq.)  HA61/436/768  23 Dec 1805

Contents:
Admission of Caroline Acton under will of late Dorothy Acton to messuage and 4 acres etc. formerly occupied by Geo. Hunt then occupied by Alice Ware, tenement - 8 acres - called Harsons formerly occupied by John Browne, 8 acres (in 3 pieces) called Golds als Holds, 4 acres Upper Patcherills, messuage and 18 acres at Parsonage Green formerly occupied by Thos. Ager, then by Edmund How, then by Sarah How, tenement divided in 2 formerly occupied by Joseph Walker and Anthony Game, then occupied by John Hills Mills and John Wright, barn, etc. and 3 acres near How Lane formerly occupied by Ambrose Orbell then by John Hills Mills, messuage, etc. at Parsons Tye including 5a. 2r. 30p. (in 3 pightles, orchard and garden called Turners), 1a. 32p. (in 2 pieces of meadow), 1a. 1r. 30p. Stubbings Grove formerly of Wm. Mills, 4 a. adjoining last, 1r. meadow formerly of John Abbott, ½ acre close formerly of John Mills, 1½ acre meadow formerly of John Abbott, 1½ acre meadow formerly of Smith, 1 acre meadow of Clare Lane formerly of Robt. Edwards - all formerly occupied by Thos Bigsby and - Sergeant, then by Ambrose Head now by Hammond Sparrow, to which Dorothy Acton admitted on surrender by Ambrose Head, 12 Oct. 1792.

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: Rich'd. Moore Esq.) Surrender by Caroline Acton to John Robinson, miller, of Cockfield. Recovery by John Spurling, scrivener, of Dedham, Essex and surrender to Caroline Acton who is admitted. to copyhold.  HA61/436/769  23 Dec 1805


Related information: HA61/436/767 and HA61/436/768

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: Thos. Robinson, Bart.) Surrender by Chas. Warren of and admission of Thos. Grimwood to messuage, etc. occupied by Chas. Warren and Rebecca Warren (in mortgage for £80).  HA61/436/763  12 April 1689

Copy of will (proved 6 March 1699) of Thomas Grimwood, the elder, yeoman, of Cockfield.  HA61/436/793  5 July 1699

Contents:
To nephew Thos. (son of brother John Grimwood) - lands in Cockfield and Bradfield St. Clare. On condition to pay £2 each p.a. to testator's brothers John and Philip Grimwood and sister Jane White, and to pay further £4 p.a. to testator's brother John. And money bequests.

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: Thos. Robinson, Bt.)  HA61/436/701  5 Oct 1700

Contents:
Admission of Thos. Grimwood, son of John Grimwood, on death of uncle Thos. Grimwood of 1 messuage, etc. called Smalbridge als Brookes and 32 acres 1 rood meadow and pasture in Cockfield and Bradfield St. Clare occupied by Thos. Grimwood - quoting will of late Thos. Grimwood dated 5 July 1699.

Copy of will (dated 20 May 1711, proved 10 June 1711) of Thos. Grimwood, yeoman, of Cockfield.  HA61/436/813  1711

Contents:
Exees: Geo. Grimwood, brother, and Thos. Heyward, brother-in-law. To daughter Hannah: messuage, etc., land in Cockfield and Bradfield St. Clare, on condition of payment of various legacies therefrom. And money bequests.

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: John Moore Esq.)  HA61/436/708  13 Nov 1738

Contents:
Surrender by Robt. Wood and wife Hannah (nee Grimwood) to John Cotterell, gent. Recovery by Joshua Grigby, gent., from John Cotterell. Surrender by Joshua Grigby to Hannah Wood. Surrender by Robt. and Hannah Wood to Richard Tubby Esq. of Brockdish, Norfolk (mortgage for £250), of messuage called Smallbridge or Brooks and 32 acres 1 rood.

Receipt for payment to Richard Tubby Esq. of Brockdish, Norfolk by Hamon L'Estrange Esq. of money due to Tubby by conditional surrender of Robt. and Hannah Wood of 13 Nov. 1738  HA61/436/810  5 April 1739

Contents:
Receipt for money left with Joseph Grigby by Hamon L'Estrange for payment to Richard Tubby. 10 March 1738.

Case and opinion of Thos. Evans re safety of title without encumbrances of Robt. and Hannah Wood to estates inherited from Grimwoods.  HA61/436/802  23 Jan 1738

Lease and release for £450 by Robt. Wood, yeoman (late of Cockfield) of Walton, Essex and wife Hannah (nee Grimwood) to Isabella L'Estrange, spinster, eldest daughter of Hamon L'Estrange, Esq., of Bury St. Edmunds  HA61/436/709  24 & 25 Jan 1738/39

Contents:
Messuage, etc. called Smallbridge or Brooks in Cockfield and 3 roods 11 perches (on W: road from Bradfield St. Clare to Cockfield Great Green), 2a. 30p. Millhouse Close, 1a. 3r. Middle Lay, 4a. Barnfield, 3a. 2r. 28p. Long Meadow, 1a. 1r. 39p. Oakey Meadow, 2a. 3r. 21p. Further Meadow, 5a. 3r. 23p. Further Plowed Field, 5a. 1r. 13p. Orchard Field, 11a. 3r. 16p. Hither Church Field and Further Church Field, all occupied by John Wells @ £30 p.a. with covenant to accept fine (infra) as covering all the freehold and to surrender copyhold. Final concord for £60 between John Challis, plt., and John ffrench, clerk, and wife Elis., Robt. Wood and wife Hannah and Wm. Canham and wife Lydia, defts. for 1 messuage, 10 acres land 10a. meadow, 10a. pasture, etc. in Barrow, Cockfield and Wattisfield. 1 Nov. 1738.

Deed poll of quit-claim and release for £70.5. by Geo. Grimwood, yeoman, of Cockfield to Robt. Wood and wife Hannah (only daughter and heir of Thos. Grimwood, nephew), payment of legacy under will of Thos. Grimwood, brother of John Grimwood and uncle John's children: Geo. Grimwood and Hannah Wood (nee Grimwood).  HA61/436/783  25 Jan 1738

Affidavit of Geo. Grimwood, yeoman, of Cockfield (son of John Grimwood, yeoman, of Cockfield) that legacies under will of older Thos. Grimwood were paid.  HA61/436/803  25 Jan 1738

Bond for £900 by Robt. Wood, yeoman, of Walton, Essex to Isabella L'Estrange, spinster and eldest daughter of Hamon L'Estrange of Bury St. Edmunds to perform covenants in indenture of even date.  HA61/436/804  25 Jan 1738

Receipt for fine on admission of Isabella L'Estrange to copyhold of Cockfield Hall surrendered by Robt. and Hannah Wood paid to John Moore, lord of the manor of Cockfield Hall.  HA61/436/806  17 July 1740

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: John Moore Esq.). Surrender by Robt. Wood and wife Hannah (nee Grimwood) of and admission of Isabella L'Estrange, eldest daughter of Hamon L'Estrange Esq. of Bury St. Edmunds to "Smallbridge" als. "Brooks" in Cockfield and 32 acres 1 rood as recovered by the "Books" in this court 13 Nov. 1738  HA61/436/766  17 July 1740

Lease for 9 years @ £63 p.a. by Rev. Harvey Aspin, clerk, of Cockfield to Robt. Norman, farmer, late of Matching, Essex, now of Cockfield of Smallbridge Farm, Cockfield late occupied by Mary Rowland, widow, now occupied by Robt. Norman (with various rights reserved to Harvey Aspin).  HA61/436/716  2 Jan 1782

Contents:
Note of Wm. Green and Wm. Norman to Nath. Acton engaging for rent of Robt. Norman under next lease. 10 March 1792.

Bargain and sale for £160 by Henry Bright, gent., of Rougham to his brother Wm. Bright, Dr. of Physick, of St. Andrewes Holborne of 10a. 1r. First Hungerland in Cockfield, 6a. 3r. 3p. Second ditto, 8a. 5p. Third ditto, 7a. 3p. Fourth ditto.  HA61/436/719  6 Sept 1661

Deed poll of grant and release of right by Martha Bright of Little Stonham, widow, to her eldest son, Wm. Bright, Dr. of Physick, of St. Andrews, Holborn  HA61/436/781  14 April 1662

Contents:
Messuage, etc. in Cockfield late of Henry Bright, father of said Wm., and messuage, etc. in Tostock purchased by (grandfather of said Wm.) Robt. Bright, citizen and salten, of London, p't. from John Nonne, gent. and p't. from - Cobbold, and all other property of late Henry Bright in Cockfield, Tostock and Norton.

Bargain and sale for purpose of common recovery by Wm. Bright, Dr. of Physick, of St. Andrew, Holborne to Francis Woodward and John Scegnes, gentln., both of Middle Temple, for recovery by John Sleighton, gent., of London  HA61/436/720  11 April 1673

Contents:
Messuage in Cockfield built by Robt. Bright Esq. (grandfather of Wm. Bright) occupied by Wm. Snell and 38½ acres called Smalbridge purchased of Bennett Barker and lands in Tostock and Norton purchased of John Nunne, gent.

Mortgage of 1000 years for £400 by James Harvey Esq. of Cockfield to Eliz. Waller, spinster, of London  HA61/436/782  1 June 1696

Contents:
Messuage, etc. in Cockfield built by Robt. Bright occupied by Thos. Hayward and 70a. 2r. 11p. fields called Hoarifield, Smalbrigsfield, Little Forest Field, First, second, third and fourth Hungerland, occupied by Thos. Hayward, purchased by Jas. Harvey from Wm. Bright, gent. and all other occupied by Jas. Harvey, Wm. Hawes, Richard Searls, Abraham Head and John Spark.

Bargain and sale for 1000 years for £8 by Robt. Paine, singleman, of Cockfurd, Essex to John Smith, grosser, of Cockfield, Suffolk of cottage, etc. in Cockfield.  HA61/436/784  15 Sept 1682

Bargain and sale for 1000 years for £12 by John Smith, grocer, of Cockfield to Eliz. Fyson, singlewoman, of Cockfield of cottage in Cockfield occupied by John Smith purchased by him 1682  HA61/436/785  25 March 1692

Bargain and sale for 1000 years for £40 by John ffrost, carpenter, of Cockfield and Edmund ffuller, husbandman, of Cockfield to John Smith, groser, of Cockfield of cottage, etc. (3 roods) in Cockfield, bequeathed to ffrost by will of late Thos. Payne of Cockfield.  HA61/436/786  29 Sept 1678

Copy of court roll of manor of Lawshall. Surrender by John Clarke of and admission of Wm. Harrington to 4 acres meadow in Lawshall.  HA61/436/748  20 May 1665

Copy of court roll of manor of Lawshall (lord: Thos. Lee Esq.) Admission of John Harrington on surrender by Wm. Harrington to 4 acres meadow in Lawshall (formerly pt. of tenement called Serjeants) and surrender by John Harrington to the use of his will.  HA61/436/747  16 April 1689

Contents:
Memo. of admission of Jas. Harvey, Esq. of Cockfield to above on surrender by John Harrington. 14 May 1701.
Receipt for fine paid by John Harrington. 16 April 1689.

Declaration (and copy thereof) by John Harrington of bargain and sale to hold now in trust for James Harvey 4 acres meadow in Lawshall (formerly pt. of Serjeants) to which admitted 1689  HA61/436/749  22 Dec 1697

Contents:
Receipts for fines on admission paid by James Harvey to Lord of manor of Lawshall, 30 June 1703.
Memo. of surrender by Harrington to Harvey. 14 May 1701.
Receipt for £50 (of £125) paid 24 Nov. 1697 by Harvey for above purchase to Harrington.

Copy of court roll of manor of Lawshall (lord: Thos. Lec, Esq.) Admission of Jas. Harvey, Esq. to 4 acres meadow in Lawshall surrendered by Charles Marlton (admitted 19 April 1700).  HA61/436/736  17 April 1703

Memo. by James Harvey that he surrendered copyhold in Lawshall to the use of his will a year or two after his admission  HA61/436/739  c 1703

Copies of court roll of manor of Lawshall re. Humphrys (Awnfreys) in Lawshall and Cockfield  HA61/436/758  1545-1608/9

Contents:
Surrender by Wm. Wode and admission of his son Wm. Wode to tenement of Land in Lawshall called Umefreys. Sept. 1524.
Surrender by Wm. Wood, gent., in mortgage to and admission of John Drury. June 1545. (Lord: John Rither).
Surrender by John Drury and admission of Ralphe Chamberleyn Esq. 12 Oct. 1546.
Surrender by Ralphe Chamberleine Esq. and admission of John Cawston. 11 Oct. 1550.
Surrender by Robt. Woode, clerk, heir of Ralphe Woode to Ralph Chamberleyn. 10 April 1550.
Copies of court roll of manor of Lawshall:
Admission of Joan, widow of late John Cawston, as guardian of his son Francis. 30 April 1560.
Admission of Joan (mother) and Wm. Mower (step-father) as guardians for John Cawston, on death of his elder brother Francis. 13 Dec. 1564.
Licence to John Cawston to let to Thos. Creake for 6 years. 5 Oct. 6 Jac.I. (Lord: Henry Lee Esq.)

Copies of court roll of manor of Lawshall  HA61/436/742  1645-59

Contents:
Surrender by Thos. Cornish to use of his will. 14 April 1645. (Lord: John Lee, kt.)
Surrender by John Cawston (admitted 20 March 20 Eliz.) and admission of Stephen Ashwell (mortgage) paid off to execs. Matthew Lancaster and Silvester Strutt, then admission of Thomas Cornish to messuage called Awnfreys and 15½ acres and 10 acres (in 6 pieces) and 6 acres (Wood Close) and to 11 acres Awnfries Wood. 21 April 1626. (Lord: John Lee Esq. Custodians: Robt. Lee, kt. and Wm. Martin, kt.).
Admission of Mary Cornish, widow of Thos. Cornish, to copyhold lands in Lawshall under his will. 2 Aug. 1659.

Draught of title and admission of James Cobbs Esq. to Humphrys in Lawshall.  HA61/436/760  22 Oct 1658

Bargain and sale for £350 by Gybson Lucas, Dr. of Divinity, of Gt. Horningsheath and Wm. Herbert, Dr. of Divinity, of Gt. Whelnetham (exces. of Thos. Cornish, gent. of Little Whelnetham) to James Cobbs Esq. of Bury St. Edmunds of copyhold messuage, etc. in Lawshall called Awnfrycs, 15½ acres occupied by Dorothy Avis, 18 acres (in 6 pieces), 6 acres pasture (Wood Close) and 11 acres wood, now mainly pasture, called Awnfries Wood.  HA61/436/741  12 Oct 1661

Bond for £380 by James Cobbs Esq. of Bury St. Edmunds to Gybson Lucas and Wm. Herbert for payment of £190  HA61/436/754  15 Oct 1661

Copy of court roll of manor of Lawshall. Admission of James Cobbs to copyhold (Amphreys) of Thos. Cornish, sold to him by exces: Gibson Lucas and Wm. Herbert and surrendered to the use of his will  HA61/436/743  22 April 1662

Letter of John Lee (Lord of manor to Jas. Cobbes - acquittance for fine paid.  HA61/436/752  30 April 1662

Contents:
Abstract of title of James Harvey to Humphry's etc. (copyhold of manor of Lawshall) - from 1525-1687.

Extract from indenture of lease by Jas. Cobbes Esq. of Bury St. Edmunds to Richard Ware, yeoman, of Lawshall of Humphreyse in Lawshall and meadow called Kinlesse in Cockfield (except woods and timber) with provisions for repairs and agreement by Cobbes to build on to house as stated.  HA61/436/751  Sept 1662

Three copies of will (dated 7 Aug. 1683, and proved 3 Aug. 1685) of James Cobbes, Esq. of Bury St. Edmunds.  HA61/436/756  1683

Contents:
To poor of Gt. Saxham and St. Jas. Bury - 40/- each; to Jas. Harvey, grandson - books, etc.; to wife Martha - lands in Blissah Field, Little Saxham for life - Executrix, then to grandchild Cobbes Rushbrooke with messuage etc. called Andrews and lands in Gt.& Little Saxham and Humphry's in Lawshall and Cockfield and (after my wife's decease) messuage and lands (Knopwoods) in Gidding and Felsham; to grandson Gibson Lucas - tenement in Bury (occupied by Thos. Symonds) and all other unspecified.

Rough notes of conveyances of Humphrys, etc. in 17th century.  HA61/436/746  Undated

Receipts for Lord's rents paid by widow Ware, Richard Ware and John Ware.  HA61/436/759  1673-82

Draft of affidavit by Jas. Harvey Esq. of Cockfield re Humphryes in Lawshall.  HA61/436/757  Undated

Copy of court roll of manor of Lawshall (Lord: Thos. Lee Esq.) Admission of James Harvey (under will of grandfather Jas. Cobbes) to Amphryes, etc. in Lawshall  HA61/436/750  19 Oct 1685

Receipts for payments to Thos. Lee Esq. lord of the manor of Lawshall, for fine on copyhold tenement called Humphry's.  HA61/436/738  12 April and 22 Oct 1686

Memo. of surrender of copyhold of manor of Lawshall by James Harvey to Edward Leedes, gent., of St. Edmunds Bury as mortgage for £105 to be paid 5 Aug. 1695  HA61/436/740  4 Aug 1694

Particulars of John Ware's farm in Cockfield and Lawshall as viewed by Mr. Warren, John Ware and myself".  HA61/436/745  20 Jan 1707

Memo of surrender of copyhold of manor of Lawshall by Jas. Harvey to Jacob Brand, Esq. of Polstead and Rich'd Arnold, gent., of London to use of Jas. Harvey for life, then to use of wife Eliz., then to use of heirs as stated. (With copy of uses).  HA61/436/753  5 Dec 1708

Contents:
Receipt for fine on admission of James Harvey's lady. 1 Mar. 1709.

Copy of court roll of manor of Lawshall.  HA61/436/770  5 July 1728

Contents:
Admission of Eliz. Harvey on death of husband, Jas. Harvey, Esq., to 4 acres meadow in Lawshall formerly part of "Serjeants" (to which Jas. Harvey admitted 17 April 1703), and to 1 messuage, etc. called Aumphreys with 18 acres, and to Aumphreys Wood - now pasture (to which admitted 19 Oct. 1685), and to 12 acres Barnfield and Peartreefield, and to tenement residue (late occupied by Wm. Harvey) (to which Jas. Harvey admitted 14 May 1720).

Copy of court roll of manor of Lawshall (lord: Baptist Lee, Esq.)  HA61/436/771  1 Oct 1734

Contents:
Admission of Calthorpe Harvey, clerk, (half-brother of late Jas. Harvey) under will of late Eliz. Harvey (admitted) to messuage and 15 acres called Aumphrys with 18 acres (now in 6 pieces), and 6 acres - Wood close, and 11 acres - Aumphreys Wood - now pasture, and 4 acres (formerly pt. of "Serjeants"), and Barnfield & Peartreefield (12 acres), and residue land and house of former estate of Rob't. May.

Copy of court roll of manor of Lawshall (lord: Nathaniel Lee Acton Esq.)  HA61/436/772  16 June 1791

Contents:
Admission of Dorothy Acton on death of her brother Rev. Harvey Aspin to messuage, etc. called Aumphreys (total 15½ acres), and 6 closes (total 18 acres), and 6 acres Wood close, and 11 acres Aumphrics Wood (all formerly of Jas. Cobbs, Esq.), and 4 acres meadow (p't. of Serjeants) (surrendered to him by John Harrington), and 12 acres Barnfield and Peartree field, and 11 acres Mansion House and land formerly of Robt. May, then Wm. Harvey.

Final concord for £80 between Benedict Barker, quer., and John Sprynge, Esq. and wife Anne and Wm. Sprynge, Kt., Deforcts. = counterpart of HA61/436/687, for 30 acres land, 4 acres meadow, 10 acres pasture, etc. in Cockfield.  HA61/436/762  1600

Final concord for £80 between Benedict Barker, quer. and John Sprynge, Esq. and wife Anne and Wm. Sprynge, Kt., Defs. for 30 acres land, 4 acres meadow, 10 acres pasture, etc. in Cockfield.  HA61/436/687  1600

Covenant to levy a fine to use of Wm. Springe by Wm. Springe, Bt. of Pakenham with Francis Bacon, Esq. of Shrubland and Edmund Harvey Esq. of Wickham Skeith  HA61/436/778  20 Jan 1615

Contents:
For manors of Cockfield Hall, Earls Hall, Pakenham and Peppers, and 10 messuages, 10 gardens, 10 orchards, 1500 acres land, 80 acres meadow, 230 acres pasture, 240 acres wood and a free warren in Pakenham, Ixworth, Stowlangtoft, Bardwell, Thurston, Rougham, Barton Magna, Livermere Magna, Livermere Parva, Thorpe, Norton, Hunston, Cockfield, Lavenham, Thorpe Morieux, Shimplyn, Staningfield, Bradfield (Monoks?), Bradfield St. Clare, Bradfield Combust, Whelne Needham and Lawshall and rectory and advowson of Pakenham.

Deed poll by Sir Wm. Springe, Bart. of Pakenham.  HA61/436/779  6 Oct 1653

Contents:
Revocation of uses in indenture made 29 Nov. 1650 with Sir Nicholas L'Estrange, Bt. of Hunnaston, Norfolk, Sir Thos. Barnardiston, Kt. of Ketton, Hamond L'Estrange, Esq. of Hunnaston, Norfolk, Nath. & Francis Bacon Esqs. of Ipswich, Jas. Hobart Esq. of Hendham, Brampton Gurdon Esq. of Letton, Norfolk and Rich'd Cooke, gent., of Livermere, now all to use of Sir Wm. Springe, heirs and assigns.

Bargain and sale for £355.10 by Dame Eliz. Spring, widow, of Sir Wm. Spring, Bt. of Pakenham and Hamon L'Estrange, Esq. of Pakenham, and Jas. Hobart Esq. of Mendham (execs. of Sir Wm. Spring) to James Cobbs, Esq. of Bury St. Edmunds of property in Cockfield  HA61/436/735  26 June 1658

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: Wm. Spring, Bart.)  HA61/436/737  17 April 1673

Contents:
Surrender by Thos. Mills of and admission of Francis Lister to 3 acres Sislies in Cockfield lately occupied by David Edwards and 10 acres pasture Winge Greene once occupied by Heyward lately occupied by Chandler.

Deed poll of appointment of attorney: Francis Harvey of Cockfield, and bargain and sale to James Cobbs by Dame Eliz. Spring, widow of Sir Wm. Spring of Pakenham, Hamon L'Strange Esq. of Pakenham and Jas. Hobart Esq. of Mendham - execs. of late Sir Wm. Spring.  HA61/436/744  26 June 1658

Confirmation of bargain and sale by Sir Wm. Spring, Bt. of Pakenham (son of late Sir Wm. Spring) to James Cobbs Esq. of Bury St. Edmunds, i.e. of bargain and sale by Dame Eliz. Spring, Hamon L'Estrange and Jas. Hobart of 20 June 1656 of 6 pieces in Cockfield  HA61/436/734  10 May 1664

Contents:
12 acres Little Millfield, 5 acres Little Woolfield, 15 acres Little Hoopes, 30 acres Long Kenles (in 3 pieces) and 4 perches of pasture.
Two halves of final concord for £500 between James Cobbs, Francis Astey, Richard Wells, Richard Maninge and Edward Nice - quers. and Wm. Spring, deft. for manor of Peppers and 4 messuages, 1 dovecote, 4 gardens, 4 orchards, 240 acres land, 16 acres meadow, 230 acres pasture, 50 acres wood, etc. in Cockfield, Bradfield Combust, Bradfield St. Clare, Lavenham and Thorpe Morieux. Ascensiontide, 1664.

Mortgage for 500 years for £300 by James Harvey, gent., of Middle Temple to Rob't. Long, grocer, of Yarmouth, Norfolk of land in Cockfield: 12 acres Little Millfield, 5 acres Little Woolfield, 15 acres Little Hoopes, 30 acres Long Kinles (now in 3 pieces) - late occupied by Lydia Ware, widow, now occupied by John Ware - inherited by Jas. Harvey by will of grandfather James Cobbes.  HA61/436/721  20 Jan 1686/87

Assignment of mortgage for rest of 1000 years for £200 (£102.10. to Snell, £97.10. to Harvey) by James Harvey, Esq. of Middle Temple and Wm. Snell, merchant, of London to Rebecca Godolphin, widow, of London of property mortgaged 5 Dec. 1691  HA61/436/700  7 May 1692

Contents:
12 acres Little Millfield in Cockfield, 5 acres Little Woolfield in Cockfield - both occupied by Rob't. Scott, miller, 15 acres Little Hoopes, 30 acres - divided up - Long Keules, occupied by Bond for £400 by Harvey to Rebecca Godolphin to perform covenants. 7 May 1692.

Lease for a year for 10/- by James Harvey, Esq. of Cockfield to Jacob Brand, Esq. of Polstead and Richard Arnold, gent., of Dorking, Survey of property in Cockfield  HA61/436/702  28 Oct 1706

Contents:
5 acres Little Woolfield occupied by Robt. Scott, miller, 30 acres (in 3 pieces) Long Keules occupied by John Butcher, 5 acres "Five Acre Field", 3 acres Sisley Field; and in Lawshall: 4 acre meadow, messuage etc. in Lewshall called Amphries, 15½ acres occupied by Dorothy Avis, 18 acres (in 6 pieces) part of Amphries, 6 acres Wood Close, 11 acres arable or pasture, formerly wood, called Amphries Wood; and Little Hoopes, and Little Millfield (? in Cockfield) occupied by John Ware @ £52 p.a. (No release with this).

Lease for 3 years (at 10/- p.a.) by bailiffs, burgesses and commonalty of Ipswich to Joseph Rands, woolcomber, of Ipswich of a water pipe or quill of load from water main to house he occupies in St. Mary Key for supply of water in house for necessary uses - with obligation to maintain and not to waste.  HA61/436/706  17 Jan 1720

Lease and release for £100 (and interest on part payable by 21 Oct. next) by John Denton, baker, of Ipswich and wife Hannah to Joseph Rand, single worstead maker, of Ipswich of messuage, etc. in St. Mary Key, Ipswich, occupied by Joseph Rand (but ½ share of well and pump reserved to Abigaile Denton, widow, and John Denton, occupied by Benjamin Glandfield  HA61/436/704  18 & 19 March 1719

Lease for 7 years @ £23 p.a. by Richard Lloyd, Esq. of Ipswich, guardian to Wm. Lynch, an infant, to Humphry Rant, Esq. of Ipswich of messuage, etc. in St. Mary Key occupied by Humphry Rant (reserving liberty of ingress to inspect and repair).  HA61/436/710  5 April 1740

Bargain and sale for £135 by James Cobbes Esq. of Bury St. Edmunds to Francis Harvey, gent. of Cockfield. Messuage and 5 pieces in Cockfield of 5 acres, 1 acres, 3 acres, 1 acre, 4 perches belonging late to John Debenham.  HA61/436/690  13 April 1665

Mortgage of 1000 years for £300 by Francis Harvey Esq. of Cockfield to Mary Williams, widow, of London  HA61/436/694  29 Nov 1682

Contents:
Of messuage, etc. in Cockfield formerly occupied by Joshua Hammond now occupied by Mary Gows, with 1a. 2r. 30p., 9a. 1r. 28p. called Backhouse Field, 4a. 28p. called Haywood Field, 4a. 6p. Haywoods, 2a. 2r. 32p. Haywoods, 6a. 1r. 20p. Taryeland, 5a. 1r. 29p. Haywoods, 1a. grove called Perkins Plott - all above lately occupied by Francis Harvey and Mary Goures, widow; 8a. 2r. 32p. Barnfield, messuage and 3 acres, etc. occupied by John Andrews and 4a. 21p. Michaell F., 1a. 1r. 34p. in Michaell F., 1a. 1r. 34p. in the Grove, 8a. 1r. 6p. Horolds - all above occupied by John Andrews.

Bargain and sale for £53 by Wm. Austen, yeoman, of Somersham to Roger Gleed, singleman, of St. Edmunds Bury of cottage, etc. near the Cross Greene, Cockfield and 2 acres arable occupied by Henry Plumb and John Whiting.  HA61/436/703  28 June 1708

Copy of court roll of manor of Lawshall (lord: Thos. Lee, Esq.)  HA61/436/705  14 May 1720

Contents:
Admission of James Harvey (according to indenture, quoted at length, of 28 April 1719 of Bargain and Sale by Richard Cronshay, apothecary, of Bury St. Edmunds, executor of Wm. Hawys, surgeon, of Cockfield, of property in Lawshall occupied by Nathan Lambert - purchased by Hawys from Thomasine May, widow, and son Robt.) to Barnfield and Peartree-field and orchard and buildings - 12 acres, and all copyhold of Wm. Hawys.

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: John Moore Esq.). Surrender by Hamon L'Estrange and Christian Isabella, his wife, to use of her will of all her copyhold.  HA61/436/707  15 Aug 1734

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockfield Hall (lord: Henry Moore, Esq.)  HA61/436/711  14 March 1757

Contents:
Admission of Isabella Aspin (nee L'Estrange), wife of Rev. Harvey Aspin, on death of her mother Christian Isabella L'Estrange: 3 acres (in 3 pieces) formerly of Edward Snell, cottage, etc. at Cockfield Tie or Green, 4a. 24p. by Cockfield Tie, 3a. ½r. 3p. adjoining last, 1 pightle (1a. 1r.), 1a. meadow, 1a. meadow, messuage etc. occupied by Eliz. Browne, widow, messuage "The 3 Allards" formerly of Henry Scarpe.

Lease for 12 years @ £93 p.a. be Rev. Harvey Aspin, clerk, of Hartest to Thos. Cooper, farmer, of Haughley of farmhouse, etc. in Cockfield and Lawshall occupied by John Clark (timber reserved to Aspin).  HA61/436/712  19 Nov 1762

Quit-claim and release for £691.17. (rest of £2000 mortgage) by Nath. Acton Esq. of Bramford and wife Dorothy (nee Aspin) to Rev. Harvey Aspin of Hartest of property which he inherited from Calthorpe Harvey which was mortgaged to Dorothy Aspin (mother of Dorothy Acton) for £2000 on 2 Oct. 1736. And counterpart of above.  HA61/436/715  31 March 1770

Schedule of deeds handed to Mary Johnson and Mrs. Anne L'Estrange by Nath. and Dorothy Acton, which deeds came to Dorothy (nee Aspin) as executrix of Harvey Aspin.  HA61/436/718  16 Dec 1791

Contents:
1709-1791 re property in Pakenham, Cockfield and Hessett.

Bond for £800 by Francis Harvey, Esq. of Cockfield to Maria Wither, spinster, of St. Anne's, Westminster to secure mortgage £400 of even date.  HA61/436/755  29 May 1691

Contents:
Order by Francis Harvey to Maria Wither to pay remainder of mortgage to son Jas. Harvey. 12 June 1691.

Copy of court roll of manor of Cockefield Hall (lord: Thos. Robinson, Bart.)  HA61/436/761  6 May 1692

Contents:
Admission of James Harvey Esq. on death of his father Francis Harvey Esq. to 1 messuage, etc. with 12 acres, Coltsly Lane and Grove of 2a. 1r. and 4a., 5a., 5a., 1 way, 1 piece of land, 4a. close, 3a. Nether Lay, 3a. Cicelies and 10a. late Chandlers earlier Haywards.

Covenant between Rev. Harvey Aspin, clerk, of Cockfield, lord of the manor of Peppers, and John Green, blacksmith, of Cockfield permitting Green to enjoy part of manor common and blacksmith's shop he has thereon erected @ 1/- p.a. cash, 29 Sept. payable.  HA61/436/787  17 Jan 1780

Certificate of admission by Bishop of Winchester of Harvey Aspin, clerk, to living of Elvethan, Hants.  HA61/436/773  18 Dec 1740

Copy of court roll of manor of Earls Hall in Cockfield (lord: John Moore Esq.)  HA61/436/774  27 June 1728

Contents:
Admission of Eliz. Harvey on death of Jas. Harvey Esq. to tenement near Oldhall Green and 20a. (called Bills) and 10a ( [...] Barnfield), and 1a.3r.2p. Grove, and 8a.2r. Backhouse Field (in 3 pieces) to which Francis Harvey was admitted on surrender by Rob't. Bell - 21 April 1664.

Deed poll of quit-claim and release (following bargain and sale of 20 April 1647) by John Hogg, clothier, of Ipswich (and wife Sarah of Geo. Raymond clothier of Ipswich) for messuages in St. Peter's and St. Nicholas's, Ipswich once occupied by Robt. Cutler, merchant, and Chillie Sparke, now occupied by Jn. Hogg and Jn. Wright.  HA61/436/775  25 Jan 1747/8

Copy of court roll of manor of Barton Magna. Admission of Edmund Manistree, clothier, of Norton, Suffolk on bargain and sale by John Grimwood, yeoman, of Pakenham, executor of Eliz. Grimwood, widow, of Pakenham to copyhold of late Eliz. Grimwood (to which she was admitted on 5 June 1707).  HA61/436/776  5 Dec 1729

Copy of court roll of manor of Pakenham Hall (lord: Wm. Spring, Bart.) Admission of Hamon Le Strange Esq. of Pakenham (and surrender to his will) to ½ acre and 4 acres in Pakenham (situated as stated) to which Jn. Towler admitted on death of father Wm. Towler 16 April 1691.  HA61/436/783A  22 April 1725

Charles Acton Broke  [no ref. or date]

Contents of tin box labelled: "Charles Acton Broke - papers."  HA61/436/304-338; HA61/436/339-356  c1838-1891

Contents:
Wrapped in linen pouch

Brief diaries (with personal cash accounts) of Charles Acton Broke, R.E.:- 1838 (Vol.2) to 1854 (Vol.19)  HA61/436/304  [n.d.]

Contents:
(Volumes 1 (1837) and 7 (1842) are missing but includes 1842 diary marked: "Log of Flirt"; and for vol.20 see HA61/436/310. Large diaries and pocket books 1845 to 1850, not very fully filled in. Diary 1855 - last entry 6 June (Charles Acton Broke died 7 Sept. 1855, age c.37).

Letters to Anna, Mrs. Charles Acton Broke, from her aunt Anne. Mostly undated  HA61/436/305  c1857-59

Letters of George Colville (on board ship) to his cousin Charles Broke  HA61/436/306  1850 and 1854

Letters to Mrs. C.A. Broke  HA61/436/307  [n.d.]

Contents:
Louisa Broke to Anna Hamilton, Feb. 1849 (1849 marries C.A. Broke).
Louisa Broke to her sister-in-law Anne (nee Hamilton), Mrs. Charles Acton Broke, 1849, 1858.
1855 - from J.M. Jones.
1855 - from Giovanna (Barsh?), Malta (in Italian)
1856 - from Francis Wodehouse.
1856 - from Mary Anne Thomas.
1857 Letters re Kirkyard in Alloway (?Ayrshire) from C.G. Shaw (for Alex. Hamilton).
From Mary Leveson-Gower.

Letters to Capt. C.A. Broke, R.E. from various and numerous people (including Col. Fanshawe's notification of passage booked for 22 Sept. 1844) 1844-1851; also a few letters to Mrs. Broke (including after 1855 - death of Charles). With wrapping: torn sheet of the "Ayr Observer & Galloway Chronicle, 25 Sept. 1855".  HA61/436/308  [n.d.]

Religious text and pocket book containing handwritten religious verses.  HA61/436/309  [n.d.]

Last diary of Chas. A. Broke, Vol.20 1855 to death 1 p.m. 7 Sept. 1855. See also HA61/436/304. Letters to Mrs. Broke (later Mrs. Horton) about time of second marriage to Capt. Horton - mainly from cousin, Horace Broke, also from cousin, John Boyle, and from Edward Bloxam. 1859/60.  HA61/436/310  [n.d.]

Letters to Anne, Mrs. Horton - undated - mainly from (her aunt?) Anne Middleton (last 2 months before death, dated 10. VII. 1868), also from Etheldred Congreve.  HA61/436/311  [n.d.]

Anchor brooch and locket with "family hair" "given to Hanny by Louisa. Small tape measure. Black bracelet.  HA61/436/312  [n.d.]

Letters to Mrs. C.A. Broke, 1855: to her in Zante and Corfu with husband; after return to 10 Barn St., Ayr; after death of husband, C.A. Broke, Sept 1855, condolences; from i.a.:- Harriet MaCrea, Mrs. "Katie" De Butts, Emily Lowry, Mary Ann Thomas, aunt, Jane Hamilton, A. May, Mary Cranford, sister H. Spencer, Jas. Hamilton, brother, Alex. Hamilton, Albinia Broke, Frederica Broke, aunt Anne, Mary Leveson-Gower, Idllian Hamilton, sister, Mg't. Preston, etc. And from her mother C. Hamilton, 1852, and from child Egidia Montgomery, 1850.  HA61/436/313  [n.d.]

Letters  HA61/436/314  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letter of Wm. Middleton, April 1856, to Lillian Hamilton re illness of nephew "Hanny".
Letters to Mrs. C.A. Broke, 1855-56-57, from i.a. brother James Hamilton, brother Hugh Hamilton, de Chambrin, Capt. Prevost, Thomas Richards, Harriett McCrea, Robert McCrea, uncle Wm. Middleton, etc. (Bundle marked: "on death of my dear C.A.B.").

Letters to Mrs. C.A. Broke, 1852, 1856-57, from i.a. brother Hugh, Harriett McCrea, H.G. Broke, sister Louisa Broke, and daughters Freda (24 Aug. 1856) and Jane, as children, Emily Lowry, uncle H. Hamilton, uncle Wm. Middleton, Anne Middleton, M. Pettman, Dr. Ed. Beck (her doctor), Ld. Eglinton and Winton.  HA61/436/315  [n.d.]

Contents:
Locks of hair of members of Broke family.

Letters  HA61/436/316  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Mrs. C.A. Broke, 1849, 1855, from i.a. S.J. Crawley, sister Louisa, aunt Jane Hamilton, M. Travers, F. Yorke, B. Lowry, (1843 - story of a poor girl in Carlsbad), (note in French) A.D. Mazziari, (in Italian) Nicolo Lunzi.
P. Broke to Charles, with note from J. Chevallier Cobbold to Wm. Middleton re Idvermere Charities, 1855.

Letters to Mrs. C.A. Broke from i.a. Capt. Ogle, 1855, Dr. Hammond, 1855, re cook: Euphemia Watson, 1856, from Idllian and Jane Hamilton, from uncle Wm. Middleton 1858 (with notice of Grand Promenade in Shrubland Gardens, 27 Aug. 1858), from Mary Ann Thomas (to Mrs. Broke, now Mrs. Horton) 1863, etc.  HA61/436/317  [n.d.]

Contents:
Lock of fair hair.

Letters  HA61/436/318  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Mrs. C.A. Broke - undated and 1856 - from i.a. Mr. Nightingale, brother Geo. Broke, F. Yorke, Matilda Travers, A. Sandham, uncle W. Middleton, Robt. McCrea, Caroline Blaydes, etc.
Letters to Capt. C.A. Broke from Robt. McCrea, 31 Aug. 1855, Mr. Ibbetson (in Zante) 22 Sept. 1855 (after death of C.A.B.) and to Mrs. Broke from Mr. Ibbetson 13 Sept. 1855.

Letters to Capt. Chas. Broke from: M. Condy, 1846, R.S.M. Jas. Anderson (in Crimea) 1854-55, Ed. Jenney, J. Westmacott, J.L. Barnard, 1849, 1850, II. Sandham 1849, Lady Middleton 1849, Thos. Fellowes Reade 1949, P. Broke; bill of lading (H.M.S. Cornelius) for Capt. Vansittart 1848.  HA61/436/319  [n.d.]

Large locks of fair and red hair in an envelope (addressed to Mrs. Horton) marked: "Jan. 1883 including up May 1884".  HA61/436/320  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/321  [n.d.]

Contents:
Blank notebook marked "Personal" (bought in Algiers).
Child's book "Cock robin" published 1820, marked: "C. Broke".
Silhouettes, marked "Lillian - 1849" and "Mother - 1849". (Hamiltons?).
Print of Broke Hall.
Printed account of ascent of Peter Both Mountain, Mauritius, 1832.
Photograph of gentleman with beard.
Photograph of a building by a Swiss photographer.
Letter of C.D.H. Cranford to her aunt (Mrs. Horton) re death of former's father and burial in Venice (1887).

Account of travels etc. (by Anne Hamilton, later Mrs. Charles Broke) from 7 Sept. 1848 to marriage with Capt. Broke, then Crimean War and return to England  HA61/436/322  c1854

Service papers of Charles A. Broke R.E.  HA61/436/323  [n.d.]

Contents:
27 Nov 1837 (Course at R.E. Chatham completed) Order to go to Insp. Gen. of Fortifs., London.
12 Mar. 1839 Posting to Corfu.
12 Apr. 1839 Passage to Gibralter (for 25 Apr.) for Corfu.
11 Oct. 1842 Posting to Birmingham at end of leave (11 Oct.)
30 Apr. 1844.Posting to Cape at end of leave (13 Sept.)
30 July 1844 Posting altered to Mauritius.
3 Oct. 1845 Receipt for allowances when in Mauritius.
12 June 1846 Grant of 6 months extension of leave (for sickness).
2 Mar. 1847 Posting to Woolwich.
31 Mar. 1847 Appointment as recruiting officer.
13 Oct. 1847 Notice of Medical Board (for 14 Oct.)

Letters to Capt. Broke from J.F. Burgoyne, etc. 1851 and 1852. Letters to Mrs. Broke from Ld. Eglinton and Winton, 1856-7 (re looking after his aunt); from uncle, Wm. Middleton.  HA61/436/324  [n.d.]

Rough plans of Cephalonia and Ithaca (Ionian Islands) copied by Chas. Broke at Corfu, 1841 - addressed to Lt. Chas. Prevost, 31 Regt., Vathi.  HA61/436/325  [n.d.]

Contents:
Cards of Capt. and Mrs. Prevost.

Copy of marriage settlement - dated Malta, 5 April 1849. Capt. C.A. Broke, R.E., to Miss A.M. Hamilton of Sundrum, Ayrshire.  HA61/436/326  [n.d.]

Contents:
Fortunes in trust to Sir Philip Broke of Broke Hall, Bt., Horace Broke of Ch.Ch., Oxford and Inner Temple, John Hamilton of Sundrum, Ayr and Patrick Boyle, jun., of Shewalton, Ayr for Chas. A. Broke for life, then Anne Maria Hamilton for life (reduced to ½ if she remarries whilst children alive).

Abbreviated copy of will (dated 9 April 1836) and codicils (dated 27 Oct. 1836 and 19 Feb. 1838) of Mrs. Caroline Acton, spinster, of Ipswich who died 21 Sept. 1838.  HA61/436/327  [n.d.]

Contents:
To nephew Sir Wm. Fowle Fowle Middleton, Bt. - farm in Cockfield and Lawshall (Occupied by Wm. Cook), to Chas. Acton Broke - farm in Cockfield (occupied by Jas. Holder), to niece Louisa Broke - house in Brook St., Ipswich, and money bequests as listed, and stock to Geo. and Chas. Acton Broke. Five volumes of family pedigree to Sir Philip B.V. Broke.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/328  [n.d.]

Contents:
Religious booklet "Old Herbert on his way home".
Views of Alloway Kirk, Ayrshire.
Copy of inscriptions in Alloway church yard to: Chas. Acton Broke, died 7 Sept. 1855 (age 37), and his daughter, Caroline Louisa Broke, died 11 Feb. 1856 (age 5 yrs. 9 mths.) and his only son Philip Hamilton Acton Broke, died 21 April 1856 (age 4 yrs. 5 mths.)
Note of party of 12 at Bagna di Luna, 1849, of whom only 3 left in 1888.
Death cert. of Philip Hamilton Acton Broke, 25 April 1856.
Baptismal cert. of Frederica Mary Horatia Broke in Zante, Ionian Island, 27 Nov. 1854.
Baptismal cert. of Jane Anne Broke in Zante, 22 Nov. 1853.
Death cert. of Chas. Acton Broke (1 Barnes St., Ayr) 19 Sept. 1855.
Baptismal cert. of Philip Hamilton Acton Broke at Chapel Royal, Brightelmston, Sussex, 17 Dec. 1851.
Death cert. of Caroline Louisa Broke (age 5¾) died 11 Feb. 1856 at 1 Barnes St., Ayr, registered by uncle Jas. Hamilton, 12 Feb. 1856.
Baptismal cert. of Caroline Louisa Broke in Malta (born 13 May 1850) 5 June 1850.
Marriage cert. of Charles Acton Broke and Anna Maria Hamilton at Anglican Collegiate Church of St. Paul, Valetta, Malta on 10 April 1849.
Paintings of house and Engineers College, Zante, Ionian Islands.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/329  [n.d.]

Contents:
Small prayer book.
Lock of hair of Philip Hamilton Acton Broke (at age 4, 24 Nov. 1855).
Military braid and sword knot.
Ivory paper knife.

Misc. papers  HA61/436/330  c1883

Contents:
Cutting from "The Morning Herald" of 25 Dec. 1851. Article on an excursion to the Australian gold-fields by Hugh Hamilton, Walter Leslie and Lt. Pollard.
Newspaper cuttings about Cambridge production of Greek play "The Birds" by Aristophanes.
Photograph of a gentleman with sidewhiskers.
Religious texts.
Copy of obituary of Ad. Horton in Bury and Norwich Post of 3 Apr. 1883.

Letters  HA61/436/331  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Mrs. Horton from Ld. Eglington and Winton - 1860, from C. Stirling, from child Jacqueline Loraine to "Granny" (with drawings).
Estimate for repairs, etc. at Old Hall Farm, Cockfield - to C.A. Broke.
Letter to Mrs. Horton from Mary Ann Thomas (of Guernsey) died 1889. 1 Jan. 1886.
Letter from Anna Maria Horton to Lady Bunbury, 23 Apr. 1891, refers to 100th birthday of an officer of the Shannon at which Janie and Freda Broke presented a walking stock with gold.
Religious text - inscribed "Philip Hamilton Acton Broke, b. 18 Nov. 1851 at Brighton, d. 21 Apr. 1856 at 2 Montpellier Villas, Southampton.
Letters to aunt Anne from Chas. A. Broke 1852, Anna Maria Broke; from Anne Broke and her mother Hamilton on death of Chas. A. Broke, 8 & 7 Sept. 1855.

Letters  HA61/436/332  [n.d.]

Contents:
Presed leaves in paper marked: "Janey & Freda's letters - 1864".
Letter and bill from Teresa Hegg, Pontresina, 8 Aug. 1878, to Mrs. Horton for paintings dispatched.
Letter of Egidia Montgomerie to her aunt ( ).
Letter (last page missing) from Corfu to Mrs. Broke (? from Capt. Butler) 4 June 1855.

Letters to Chas. A. Broke from brother Philip 1850 and brother George (on "Gladiator") 1854 and from officers in Crimea 1854-55, viz. J.E. Sabin, Capt. R. Lowry, Capt. M. Leahy and Signor Draculi, with accounts of battles, notes of casualties, etc.  HA61/436/333  [n.d.]

Contents:
Nos. (even only) 150-158, Oct. Nov. 1854 - of paper in Corfu (Kepkyrai = Kerky) in Greek, English and Italian - giving despatches from Crimea (from Signor Draculi?).

Letters  HA61/436/334  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Capt. Broke :- from (A. Broke?) 1849, Bruce Price 1850, Cunliffe Owen 1848, -. Keane, (in doggerell verse) (?) 1849, -. Cust, 1849, R. Atkinson 1848, Odin Boat Crew 1848, W. Middleton 1847, (J.M. Richards?) 28 July 1855.
Letters to Mrs. Broke from:- Ld. Eglinton 1859, Egidia Montgomerie (child) 1850-51, brother Hugh Hamilton, Nov. 1849, Emily Lowry, M. Pettman March 1855, brother John Hamilton 1852, Catherine Hamilton.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/335  [n.d.]

Contents:
Wallet (gift to Anna Maria from her husband Chas. Broke, 1850) containing misc. papers:
Suggested marriage settlement, Mrs. Montgomerie Hamilton to Capt. Broke. 19 Jan. 1849.
Note (of Chas. Broke to his wife) on plans for her and the children after his death. Odd semi-religious poem.
Doggerel poem (of Chas. Broke) to daughter Cary on 4th birthday, with a geranium plant, Zante, 13 May 1854.
Love poem of Charles Broke to Anna Maria Hamilton.
Note of Chas. Broke to Anna Maria Hamilton proposing to call for an answer at 12 noon Saturday.
Pressed flowers.
Newspaper cuttings:- obituaries of Archibald Hamilton Esq. of Carchrie (wife was Jane, d. of late E. of Eglinton & Winton).
Letters of Chas. Broke to his wife.
Newspaper cuttings:- short obituaries of Capt. Chas. A. Broke, "Signal Broke".

Copy of will (dated 16 Aug. 1866) of Dame Anne Middleton, widow of Sir Wm. Middleton.  HA61/436/336  [n.d.]

Contents:
To be buried by him in family vault in Barham Church. Executors:- her brother Sir Edward Cust, her nephew Reginald Cust, her nephew John Francis Cust. Leaving £10, 000. £5900 to be invested for Etheldred Victoria Frances Cust, now wife of Chas. Congreve. Other bequests to family. To Jane Broke (then Freda Broke):- diamond and turquoise necklace (god-children)
Copy of codicil (dated 17 March 1862) to a will of Anne, Lady Middleton, leaving Shrublands contents to Broke heiresses (i.e. Jane Broke, then Freda Broke) and contents of 52 Grosvenor Place.
Statement shewing the origin and state of funds in the joint names of Anna Maria Broke and Mr. John Boyle as Trustees for Jane Anne and Freda Mary Horatia Broke".

Letters to Mrs. Chas. Broke at Barns Street, Ayr, 1855 and 1856, from cousin, Horace Broke, H.G. Broke, and cousin John Boyle, i.a.  HA61/436/337  [n.d.]

Letters to Capt. Chas. Acton Broke from, i.a., W. Silke 1848, cousin H. H. (?), Maj. Sandham 1847, Mary J.M. 1846, Adam Dundas, F.E. Wilmot 1849, Lady Egidia Montgomerie, E. Ogle 1855, cousin Horace Broke 1849, (poem) Caroline Mingay 1853, J.D. Webster Gordon 1848, H.G. Broke 1849, Crawley 1850, W.F. Middleton 1848, Louisa Broke 1850, F. Barnard 1850, Cunliffe Owen 1846, Henry Scott 1846, Jane Hamilton, etc, etc.  HA61/436/338  [n.d.]

Service papers of Charles Acton Broke, R.E.  HA61/436/339  [n.d.]

Contents:
1838-39 Regulations re pay, taxes, expenses, etc.
25 June 1836 Order to Mr. C.A. Broke, Candidate R.E. to join course of instruction at Chatham on 1 Aug.
12 Dec. 1836 Notification of commission as 2nd Lt. dated 18 June 1836. Optional 2 mths. leave, then to report at Chatham 5 Dec. 1836.
18 May 1838 Travel claim for journey Chatham to Woolwich on 19 June 1838.
26 June 1838 Notification of commission as 1st Lt. dated 13 June 1838.
13 June 1844 Grant of 3 mths. sick leave.
31 Mar. 1847 Order to recruit in Cardiff and S. Wales.
26 Oct. 1847 Order to Malta (on 3 Nov. 1847).

Service papers of C.A. Broke, R.E.  HA61/436/340  [n.d.]

Contents:
1847 Note of rates of pay, R.E.
1845 Letter from W. Baker.
1844-5 R.E. Stores and repair specifications, etc. in Mauritius (Makebourg).
Copy of orders to Lt. C.A. Broke to dpt. 3 May 1844 on sick leave from 16 June 1844.

Misc. papers of C.A. Broke, R.E.  HA61/436/341  [n.d.]

Contents:
Rough map of Solent and Spithead.
Rough map of Gosport and neighbouring forts.
Sketch of proposed casemated fort at Sema Point, I. of Wight.
1851-52 Statement of account to Capt. C.A. Broke from Cox & Co.
1854-55 Statement of account to Capt. C.A. Broke from Cox & Co.
Poem "Widow Machree".
Receipt for wages from Capt. C.A. Broke to Eliz. Muscar, Zante, 17 Sept. 1853.
Letters to C.A. Broke from Lt. Baker (Mauritius) 24 Feb. 1846, 8 May 1847.

Letters to Chas. Acton Broke from his father, Ad. Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, 1836-39. A Letter to C.A. Broke from his uncle Chas. Broke Vere, 1843.  HA61/436/342  [n.d.]

Bills to Charles Acton Broke  HA61/436/343  [n.d.]

Contents:
Bill for fruit, Ice and cream to C.A. Broke, Zante, 21 June 1855.
Bill (and receipt) for blue frock coat and jacket to C.A.B. by Henry Hart, 26 Pall Mall, July 1852.
Bill for passage of Mrs. Broke and 2 female servants Malta to Zante, 16 Sept. 1852, from H.M.S. Triton.
Bill (for mosaics) by Fratelli Benini, Florence, 20 Aug. 1849. (In Italian).
Bill for saddlery, etc. by Henry Maynard, 65 St. Aubyn St., Devenport, to C.A.B. 10 June 1844.
Bill for saddlery by H. & J. Peat, 176 Piccadilly to C.A.B. 21 July 1846.
Bill for crockery, etc. by John Allen, Hungerford House, London, to C.A.B. 31 May 1844.

Miscellaneous letters to Chas. A. Broke  HA61/436/344  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letter of C.A. Broke, Brighton, 10 June 1852, acknowledging order to Corfu (8 June 1852) and requesting passage for himself, wife, 2 infants and 3 female servants.
Letter of C.A.B. reporting arrival to Portsmouth R.E's. Brighton, 1 Jan. 1850 (1851?).
Order to C.A.B. to Portsmouth, 18 Dec. 1850.
16 July 1850 - Letter to C.A.B. re passage for him, wife and child to U.K. from Malta.
Report on Malta powder magazines, Feb. 1848.
Letter to C.A.B. from Maj. Watson. 20 July 1839.
Letter to C.A.B. from - (Mauritius) 1853.
Letter to C.A.B. from Douglas, 1844.
Letter to C.A.B. from W.J. Hooker.

Letters to Anna Maria Broke from her brother Hugh Hamilton (Asst. Gold Commissioner) in Australia.  HA61/436/345  1852

Letters, etc  HA61/436/346  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letter to C.A. Broke from brother G.N. Broke 1853 and form brother-in-law Jas. Hamilton (in Rome) 1853.
Note of analysis of water at Broke Hall, July 1846, i.a., etc.
Latin prophecy in 1623 by Rodulph Golkner.
Letter to Anna (now Mrs. Horton) from her brother James Hamilton (in New Zealand) 29 Mar. 1860.

Letters to Chas. and Anna Broke, 1850-55, from Harriet, Lady Middleton (died 1852 age 99) and from uncle, William Middleton, 1855.  HA61/436/347  [n.d.]

Bundle marked: "Letters from Ld. Eglinton and Mr. Shaw connected with my aunt Lady Jane Hamilton". Letters to Mrs. Horton from Chas. Shaw (after death of Lady Jane) 1860.  HA61/436/348  [n.d.]

Accounts etc  HA61/436/349  [n.d.]

Contents:
Accounts of Capt. C.A. Broke (and executors) with Cox & Co. 31 Mar. 1852 - 10 May 1853, 8 June 1853 - 11 Sept. 1854, 31 Mar. 1855 - Jan. 1856.
Copies of general orders to R.E., 1855.
Request by Col. 31st Regt. for men to be released from works in Zante to Crimea, 13 May 1855.

Letters to Anna (Mrs. Horton) 1860 from cousin Horace Broke and from Edward Bloxam and Walter Chapman.  HA61/436/350  [n.d.]

Letters to Chas. A. Broke  HA61/436/351  [n.d.]

Contents:
July 1855 - from Resident in Zante (J. Wodehouse) enclosing letter, etc. (page in Greck) of Zante Municipal Council thanking him for services to the poor.
Apr. 1855 - from High Commissioner H. Ward - similarly.
Letter to R.E's requesting support for R.E. Memoirs by Q.M.S. Thos. Connolly. May 1854.
Painting of Balaklava Harbour by R. Shannon (31st Regt.) with letter to C.A. Broke, 1855.
Plan of Sevastopol.
Plan of R.E. Quarters, Zante.
Plan of New Canal (? Zante).
Letter to C.A. Broke from Sir Henry Ward, High Comm. of Lonian Islands, 26 Dec. 1853, and reply by C.A. Broke, 5 Jan. 1854.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/352  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Anna from cousin Horace Broke, 1858.
Letter to C.A. Broke and Rly. Bonds statement from H.G. Broke, 4 Sept. 1855, and from cousin Horace Broke, 3 Sept. 1855.
Annuity receipts, 1843, stamps and taxes (annuity to C.A. Broke from late Uncle Chas. Broke Vere).
Business account re marriage settlement of C.A. Broke, Feb. 1849.
Note of division of legacy of Henry Middleton, 1843.
July 1846 - receipt for title deeds of Earls Hall, Cockfield by Thos, Dunningham.
Account of admin. of Lady Broke's property.
Account of Cobbolds for legal services, 1846.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/353  [n.d.]

Contents:
Chart of Falmouth Harbour.
Chart of Tor Bay.
Bill for cravats and gloves by Harding & Co., Pall Mall to C.A. Broke, July 1852.
List of Grook names with sums of money marked against them (some marked also, e.g. "four times a week = 4lbs.") (? probably families in Zante supported by Capt. Broke during famine).
Letter to Capt. Broke from Edm. Bacon, Ipswich. (Bank?) June 1955.
Bill for saddlery by Akehurst & Son, 125 St. Jas. St., Brighton to C.A. Broke, 2 June 1852.
Copy of general (A) Order, Sevastopol, 4 June 1855.
Pictures of flags of Bristol Channel Mission (C.A.B. from Louisa 21 April 1852).
Receipted bills paid in Argostoli, Cephalonia, March 1842.
Letter to C.A. Broke from W. Forbes.
Letter in Italian, signed Anna Becatoro.
Accounts in Corfu and Cephalonia, 1842.
8 June 1852 - Order to Corfu.
5 July 1852 - Order to Malta (for Corfu). Passage 20th Aug. with family for Capt. Broke.
14 July 1852 - Letters, re. delayed departure (29 Aug.).
16 July 1852 - Letters, re. delayed departure (29 Aug.).
Letters to Capt. Broke, 1852-55, from i.a. -. Watson, J.B. Pryce, sister Louisa, child Egidia Montgomerie, L. Hall (Corfu).
Account of Hall, West & Borrer with Capt. Broke, 1851.
Plan of the island of Zante.
Letter to Lt. Broke from Mary Watson.
Poem "Enigma".
Letter to Mrs. Horton from M. Young, 26 Nov. 1860.
Index to Ordnance Survey maps of England and Wales.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/354  [n.d.]

Contents:
Log of the "Flirt" (Map of ? Med. islands inside cover). 30 Apr. to 11 Aug. 1842. (Incl. brief diary (?) of C.A. Broke).
Estimate for a Mediterranean outfit (for 5 years).
Sketchbook - incl. fortification types, a cook, view of Vianna, Portugal, Porto (Apr. 1833). No. of casualties (? when). Plans for fortifications, plans of "part of the operations at Antwerp 1832".

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/355  [n.d.]

Contents:
Log-book of Lt. C.A. Broke, R.E., on board "The Jannet", sailed West India Dock, 1 Oct. 1844 (arr. in 108 days). Arrived Mauritius, Jan. 1845.
List of his correspondence and luggage on insides of covers.
Plans and estimates for buildings and repairs in Mauritius.
Plan of Barracks and town, Mahebourg.
Other rough maps.
Sketch of a boat.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/356  [n.d.]

Contents:
Log-book of Chas. A. Broke, R.E., on board Indiaman "Maidstone" from Cape to Blackwall, E. India Dock, 3 April to June 1846.
Rough plans of small boats inside covers, etc.
Index of Ordnance Survey maps of Lancashire.
Plan of site of new barracks at Penylan, nr. Newport, Mon., surveyed by Lt. Broke, 1842.

Broke Family - kept by Frederica Broke, Lady Loraine.  [no ref. or date]

Contents of "small wooden box without lid".  HA61/436/1-62  1813-1891

"An Act for the Reform & Regulation of Female Apparel... 1859" 22 & 23 Victoria CAP. CCXXXVIII. Humorous - proposed act published by William Coney, 61 Wardour St.  HA61/436/1  [n.d.]

Feathers, chiefly of Bermuda Dove (brought by Sir P.B.V. Broke) and of other birds.  HA61/436/2  [n.d.]

Contents:
(No longer in existence)

Memoranda of bills of payments to Rose & Dickinson, jewellers, goldsmiths, watch & clock makers of 2, Broad St., Bath, for china, jewellery, etc.  HA61/436/3  c 1885

Contents:
Including £7 paid to Miss Broke by them for gold chain, eyeglass and locket.

Recipes for poison for garden vermin. Plans of flower beds shewing choice of plants and flowers, Broke Hall - Crown Garden, etc. - for years 1844 to 1854.  HA61/436/4  [n.d.]

Letters, etc  HA61/436/5  [n.d.]

Contents:
Autographs cut from letters.
Letters to and from Freda Broke (Lady Loraine) and Louisa Broke (aunt of the above) 1863-91.
Miscellaneous papers: poems, menus, etc; writing by Freda in 'new ink' 1859; incomplete list of pictures; measurements of rooms; invitation by Lady Herschell.

Writing dated 9 Nov. 1877 describing dismissal of writer (?) from service of the Nizam at the orders of the Viceroy for alleged writing of letters embarrassing the Govt.  HA61/436/6  [n.d.]

Medical diary for 'Eustace'.  HA61/436/7  Jan-Feb 1884 and May-June 1885

Two photographs of a painting of a Naval Officer, c. early 19th C. (? possibly Broke). Two photographs of interior of Bath Abbey.  HA61/436/8  [n.d.]

Letters to (Lady Loraine) Freda, 1887-88, from: 'Boojum' in Royal Artillery, Swavesey Vicarage, Hunts., and Sidney James, Eton College.  HA61/436/9  [n.d.]

Contents:
Advert. for R.A. Pantomime in Woolwich.

Letters to Freda (Lady Loraine) from: her sister Janic (Lady De Saumares), her cousin Lillian Hamilton (mostly dated without year) and from Anna Maria Horton, [...] 188.  HA61/436/10  [n.d.]

Letters to Freda (Lady Loraine) from her cousin Marion Hamilton  HA61/436/11  1881

Letters to Freda (Lady Loraine) from 'Nan' ('Nanny') at The Cottage, Tite Street, Chelsea.  HA61/436/12  1882-89

Loose letters, to Freda (Lady Loraine) from -. Blackell (?), C.F.F. and I. Knowsley Thornton. Dated without years.  HA61/436/13  [n.d.]

Mainly blank sketch book.  HA61/436/14  [n.d.]

Prayers, hymns, copy of a sermon, etc.  HA61/436/15  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/16  [n.d.]

Contents:
List of children at Sunday School classes in Nacton and Levington, Oct. 1839, from Rev. Hry. Edgell to Miss Broke.
Poem "Sorrows of the Sea."
Miss Broke's note to J.B. Alexander correcting error in E.S. Hospital list. Her brother's (Capt. C.A. Broke's) subscriptions, 1846-51.
Notebook containing list of the poor in Nacton and Levington parishes (giving name, no. in family, employment). 29 Sept. 1834.
Rules for Nacton and Levington Sunday Schools, 1844.
Letter of Robt. Martin to Lady Broke about the poor of the locality, 21 Mar. 1834.
Report on local allotments by Robt. Martin, 20 Mar. 1834 (giving list of holdings and condition of each in Harper's Pightle and Dawson's Field).
Plans of flower beds.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/17  [n.d.]

Contents:
Appeal booklet of Soldiers' Friend Society - Exeter Hall, 1858.
Child's scripture text book.
Booklet of tables.
Card of wage tables.

Jubilee Medal, 1887.  HA61/436/18  [n.d.]

Letters to Louisa (Miss Broke) from her uncle Charles Broke Vere, some 1833, mainly 1835 and 1836.  HA61/436/19  [n.d.]

Pressed flowers.  HA61/436/20  [n.d.]

Letters from Janie (Lady de Saumarez) and Freda (Lady Loraine) to their aunt Louisa, 1887-88.  HA61/436/21  [n.d.]

Christmas cards.  HA61/436/22  [n.d.]

Letters to Lady Loraine from 'Tim' (Sir Lambton Loraine), her husband - some 1886 and 1887, mainly 1883.  HA61/436/23  [n.d.]

Photographs of river and trees and a chapel.  HA61/436/24  [n.d.]

Miscellanous  HA61/436/25  [n.d.]

Contents:
Form of prayer etc. for success and peace in Crimean War. 21 Mar 1855.
Form of prayer, etc. for end of Crimean War, 4 May 1856.
Two letters of R.W. King to Miss Broke re finding an artist in Bath. 3 & 11 July 1856.
Political poems "Watchwords" and "The Banner of the Blue" for Vere and Henniker ('Blues'). No date, printed in Ipswich.
Booklet - Pictorial illustrations of geometrical terms, 1841.
Handwritten poem "Table of England's Kings and Queens".
Various poems, mainly religious, some handwritten. "On Visitation of cholera on board H.M.S. Trafalgar - Aug. 1854 - by one of the crew".
Notes of Lady Broke's general orders to her staff during her illness.
List of subscription for the restoration of Coddenham church, 1 Nov. 1887

Letters, etc  HA61/436/26  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of G.V. Broke Middleton to his sister Louisa, 12 July 1885, Aug. 1885, from Cape Town.
Child's drawings, etc.
Prayers
Printed view of Osborne House, 1853.
Account of Dr Beck for attending Sir Philip Broke throughout illness, dated without year.
Letter of Harriet Brown to Mrs. Caroline Acton (ill) enclosing copy of prayer.
Letter of Ed. Beck on religious views to (?). Undated.
Advert. Bill Hill Mansion and land, Berks. to let.
Estimate for repairing and painting a phacton for Miss Broke by Hry. Bennett.
Biography of Sir Charles Broke Vere ('Blue') to electors of Suffolk. Printed in Ipswich. Undated.
Letters to Louisa (Miss Broke) from: H.F. Middleton 1845, Wm. Middleton 1857, Geo. W. Broke-Middleton 1861, P. Broke 1857(?). Isabella Selwin (?date), H.G. Broke 1854 & 1857, Mary Winstone (servant) 1847.
Letter from Chas. A. Broke, Lt. R.E. acknowledging orders. 12 Oct 1842.

Letters to Lady Loraine from her husband 'Tim' (Sir Lambton Loraine).  HA61/436/27  1886

Letters to Lady Loraine from her husband 'Tim' (Sir Lambton Loraine)  HA61/436/28  1884

Photograph in oval glased frame of small boy and girl. Cards "Not lost but gone before".  HA61/436/29  [n.d.]

Letters, etc  HA61/436/30  [n.d.]

Contents:
Account of J. Bradley & Co. of 47 Pall Mall for china supplied.
Account of A. Daniell of 129 New Bond St. for china supplied to Sir Philip Broke, 15 Apr. 1841.
Letter to Miss Broke from J.M. Case enclosing letter of E. Supple offering to sell his painting of the Chosapeake and Shannon, 10/11 Jan. 1884.
Letters to Louisa Broke, Jan., Feb. 1843 from Chas. Broke Vere, H.F. Middleton and P. Broke.
Letter to Lambton Loraine from Isabella Lennard.
A Catochism for use in Sunday Schools.

Letters, etc.  HA61/436/31  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of Lambton Loraine to Adm. and Mrs. Horton re his temporarily unsuccessful suit for their daughter's hand. April 1878. (Mrs. Horton was widow of Chas. Acton Broke, i.e. mother of Freda Broke).
Letters of Lambton Loraine to Freda Broke, May-Sept. 1878. (Engaged at beginning of June).
Suggested order of marriage service.
Letter of Lambton Loraine to Freda Broke Broke suggesting John Lennard as third officiating clergyman.
Letter of Lambton Loraine to Freda Broke on Wedding Day, 22 Oct. 1878.
Newspaper cutting of wedding of Capt. Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt. R.N. and Frederica Mary Horatia Broke at St. Peter's, Eaton Square, 22 Oct. 1878.
Two photographs: a small naval craft (?Gorgon) and a Naval Captain (?Sir Lambton Loraine).

Photographs of portraits: of Naval Officers (one marked: Capt. Sir P. Broke, Bt."), Albinia (Lady Broke-Middleton) 1873, an old Lady (by Friese Greene of Bath) and of a mother & child and a gentleman (these two in packet marked "Mrs. Calverley, Mrs. Capel Care").  HA61/436/32  [n.d.]

Notebook, mainly blank, containing some verses and particulars of memorial roses for grave of Chas. Acton Broke (d. 7 Sept. 1855).  HA61/436/33  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/34  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters from young children to father (Sir Lambton Loraine) with texts and drawings. Feb. - May 1889.
Baggage voucher for baggage of Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt. on P. & O. Steamer "Coromandel" to Ismailia, 9 Jan. 1889
Blank insurance form (P. & O.)
Itinerary of tours in Egypt, 29 Jan. - 17 Feb. 1889

Paintings and drawing books. Birthday book, and slate F.M.H.L.B. from M.H.N., 17 Aug. 1891 - from "Naydie".  HA61/436/35  [n.d.]

Letters of Sir Lambton Loraine to his wife (Freda).  HA61/436/36  1879-1882

Letters, etc  HA61/436/37  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of Frederica Broke to her mother (Mrs. Horton) - earliest (in child's hand) 11 Dec. 1859. 1859 - Sept. 1869 and one in Nov. 1870.
Letters of young Edmund Broke to his sister, 1829.
Child's drawings and poems.
Letter of Louisa Broke to Ld. Shaftesbury, 16 Oct. 1856, and acknowledgement thereof by British & Foreign Bible Society, 20 Oct. 1856.
Letter of H.G. Broke to Louisa Broke, 16 Mar. 1858.
Obituary of Adm. Horton from Bury & Norwich Post of 3 Apr. 1883.

Letters to Freda, Lady Loraine.  HA61/436/38  [n.d.]

Contents:
Many undated, dates given all 1882 to 1889. 1.a. from: her mother (Anna Horton), her sister Janie, her aunt (Louisa), James Saumares, Nan, Evie, Annie James, Florence Dallas, Theresa Digby, Julie Cavendish, Lily, Caroline Crenville, J. Knowsley Thornton, H. Fisher, E. Congreve, Florence Yorke, Agnes Innes, -. Blackett, Reginald Easton, S. Robinson (Soldiers Institute), Mrs. Bousfield (Women's Temperance Home), W. Richards. Typed account of a visit to Port Said, 30 Oct. (?).

Letter to Lt. Col. F. Loraine from Mustapha Felmy (Cairo) (in French).  HA61/436/39  31 Jan 1889

Wooden trinket box, c.7½" x 3" with key.  HA61/436/40  [n.d.]

Contents:
Contents:-
Letters to Miss Louisa Broke from Frederica Hotham (who m. 29 Jan. 1840 Rev. Chas. Montagu Doughty), 1840 to "last letter" 8 Aug. 1843.
Letters from Amalia Hotham - of enclosures of souvenirs of Frederica Hotham (mittons, lace). Nov. 1843, Jan. 1844.
Locks of hair, 2 of "our dearest mother" 20 July 1843, 1 of "my little darling", 12 Jan. 1843 (aged 1¾ years).

Letters to Miss Louisa Broke from her uncle Charles Broke Vere, Aug. 1831 to May 1833.  HA61/436/41  [n.d.]

Letters  HA61/436/42  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters from George H. Broke to his mother Lady Broke, his father Roar Ad. Sir Philip B.V. Broke, Bt. K.C.B., his sister Louisa Broke, his brother Chas. A. Broke, his uncle Sir Chas. Broke Vere, (on board ship, from W. Indies and Mediterranean) 1835 to 1839.
Letters from Chas. A. Broke to his sister Louisa (from Mediterranean, Corfu) 1839.

Booklets, etc  HA61/436/43  [n.d.]

Contents:
Booklet - "Biographical sketches of eminent British Characters" London, 1813.
Booklet - Arithmetical tables.
French greeting card (Valentine card).
Photographs by Friese Greene, Bath. 2 of a portrait of a gentleman, 6 of an old lady.

Letters, etc  HA61/436/44  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of Sidney Horton to his aunt Louisa, Miss Broke: 4 April 1887, 3 May 1881, 5 May 1881.
Letters of G.W. Broke-Middleton to his sister Louisa, Miss Broke: 26 Dec. 1886, 20 Feb. 1877, 3 Feb. 1877.

Letters of George N. Broke to his mother and father and brother (on board ship - from W. Indies and Mediterranean)  HA61/436/45  1836-39

Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from her uncle, Charles Broke Vere, (Coronation of Queen Victoria).  HA61/436/46  1836, 1838

Letters  HA61/436/47  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from G.W. Broke-Middleton, Dec. 1876, and her sister.
Letters of Arthur Woodley to Miss Broke, 1875-76 (a protege of hers, apprenticed at sea).
Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from H. Elwin Ibbetson, one dated 19 Jan. 1884.

Letters  HA61/436/48  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of George N. Broke (on board ship) to his mother and father and uncle (Sir Wm. F.E. Middleton), and brother (Chas. A. Broke), and grandmother (Lady Middleton) (from England, Mediterranean, W. Indies, England, Mediterranean) 1834-40.
Letter of Capt. Mande to Capt. Sir Philip Broke, Bt. Dec. 1826 - on raising Geo. Broke to rank of 'Middy'.
Letter of Albinia Maude to Lady Broke, 27 June 1828.

Letters, etc  HA61/436/49  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of Ed. Beck (doctor) to Miss Broke with suggestions regarding the health of her brother Charles, then planning voyage to Corfu.
Prescriptions by Dr. Beck, 1 Aug. 1855.
3 sealed pill-boxes and advertisement of Chapman Bros., chemists, Cornhill, Ipswich.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/50  [n.d.]

Contents:
Poem to "Custard", a donkey.
Sketch of wall decoration.
"Sword belt worn by my dearest Uncle the day of his being chaired - 17 Jan. 1835" (Chas. Broke Vere ?).
Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from her uncle, Chas. Broke Vere, 1827, 1842, 1843.
Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from H.F. Middleton, undated.

Letters, etc  HA61/436/51  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from her uncle, Chas. Broke Vere, 1827-28.
Poem "To Louisa".
A prayer.

Letters  HA61/436/52  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from her brother Geo. N. Broke (on board ship from South Africa), 1844, 1845, 1846.
Letter to Louisa, Miss Broke, from F.G.L. Gower, dated without year.
Letter to Sir Philip Broke, Bt. from his brother, Geo. N. Broke (on board ship - at Mauritius - George and Charles Broke). 1 June 1845.

Letters  HA61/436/53  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of G.N. Broke to his mother and father (Lady and Sir Philip B.V. Broke) (on board ship - Mediterranean) 1829-33.
Letter from G.N. Broke to his father (on board ship - Barbados) 17 May 1834, enclosing set of small print views of Berlin.

Letters to Louisa Broke from G. Broke-Middleton 1867-68, 1879, 1881-83, 1884, 1886, and from her sister Albinia, wife of George Broke-Middleton, 1879.  HA61/436/54  [n.d.]

Contents:
Enclosures: letter from Rev. Hry. Ray, Apr. 1884, letter from Rev. J.G. Brighton, Broome, Norfolk, Apr. 1879, letter from Josephine Woolaston, news cutting from The "Globe" of letter from Adm.G.W.Broke-Middleton, 8 Ju.1878

Letters  HA61/436/55  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of George H. Broke to his mother and father - from Gloucester Ho., Regent's Park (age 9) 1820-21, from Charterhouse 1823-25, on board ship (Spithead and Mediterranean) 1825-28.
Letters from Mrs. Maude to Lady Broke, 1827.

Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from her uncle, Chas. Broke Vere, 1837-40, and from H.G. Broke, 1843.  HA61/436/56  [n.d.]

Advert. in 4 languages for a German model steam engine.  HA61/436/57  [n.d.]

Letters, etc  HA61/436/58  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from Henry Ray and Louisa Ray, 1883-89.
Card of Capt. R.H. King, R.N.
Card of J.D. Cogan, photographer.

Letters of G.N. Broke to his mother and to his sister, Louisa, from Spain and Mediterranean 1840, U.K. 1842, Atlantic and South Africa 1843.  HA61/436/59  [n.d.]

Letters of G.N. Broke to his mother, Lady Broke, and father, Adm. Sir P. Broke, Bt. (on board ship - Mediterranean)  HA61/436/60  1838-39

Letters, etc  HA61/436/61  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Louisa (Miss Broke) from her brother, Chas. A. Broke, 1855, Charlotte Samuell, undated, Caroline Louisa Broke, undated, L.E. Leveson-Gower 1856, Anna Marie Broke 1856, Dr. Bd. Beck 1856, Rev. H. Edgell (Nacton) 1856, Rev. J. Haythorne (Bristol) 1856, Miss Bowles 1856, Louisa Borry 1856, Miss Bannerman 1856, Anne Hamilton 1856, Mr. Cobbold (solicitor) Mar. 1839.
Letter and prospectus of Cirencester Agricultural College.

Letters, etc  HA61/436/62  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Louisa, Miss Broke, from her uncle, Chas. Broke Vere, (visit to Baden) 1842, (visit to Rhineland) 1834, 1836; from her brother Charles Broke (Mediterranean) 1842; from R.H. Manners and M.A. Milnont, undated.
Invitation from the Duke of Wellington to Sir C.B. Vere to dinner on Waterloo Day, 1834.

Diaries etc  HA61/436/448  1877-93

Contents:
Diaries of Frederica (nee Broke) Loraine, wife of Sir Lambton Loraine, 1878 and 1882 to 1893, (1) - (13).
(14) Pocket books of Religious Texts for 1877, 1881, 1883, containing diary notes. Inscribed: 1877 "F.B. from H.J." and 1881, 1883 "F.L. from H.J."
Card inscribed "For Daddy with love from Eustace and Percy wishing him a happy New Year". In tin holder

Ekins Family  [no ref. or date]

Contents of wooden box.  HA61/436/418-447  [n.d.]

Tithe rent charge accounts for the parish of New Sampford, Essex (incumbent: Rev. J. Ekins) for years 1860 to 1871 incl.  HA61/436/418  [n.d.]

Contents:
Messrs. Nodrolds & King in account with Rev. Jeffery Ekins.

Letters, etc; Letters of Robt. Leadbitter (solicitor) to Rev. Jeffery Ekins  HA61/436/419  1847

Contents:
Accounts for legal services by R. Leadbitter to executors of late Rev. F. Ekins to Mrs. Ekins and to Rev. J. Ekins, 1843-50.

Bills from Messrs. Jones, Bateman, Bennett & Field (later Bennett, Field & Dawson) for legal services to Rev. Jeffery Ekins  HA61/436/420  1850-67

Letters to Rev. Jeffery Ekins re financial transactions from solicitors  HA61/436/421  1845-45, 1848-65

Letters to Rev. Jeffery Ekins from R. Bennett, solicitor, Lincolns Inn re sale of advowson of Quainton (Bucks).  HA61/436/422  1859-65

Letters of Robt. Leadbitter (solicitor of Newcastle) to Rev. Jeffery Ekins re sale of small property to Mr. Young  HA61/436/423  Apr - May 1825

Letters to Rev. Jeffery Ekins re Quainton advowson  HA61/436/424  1843-46

Letters to Rev. Jeffery Ekins from R. Bennett (solicitor) 1857-8, re sale of Make-me- Farm, ( ? ), to Sir Matthew White Ridley, Bt.  HA61/436/425  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/426  [n.d.]

Contents:
Inventory of books of Rev. J. Ekins at New Sampford Rectory, Essex.
Inventory of plate of ditto. - and articles bequeathed to New College, Oxford.
List of dilapidations (£331.10.) at Little Sampford Rectory for which executors of late Jeffery Ekins liable under act of 1871. 25 Sept. 1872.
Accompanying letter of Messrs. Nockolds & King, Saffron Walden to Rev. N. Young, 30 Sept. 1872
Letter and account for Rev. C. Audry with Rev. J. Ekins re dilapidations and fixtures at new Sampford Rectory, 1840-41.
Accounts of executors of Rev. J. Ekins, 1872 (incl. account of Mrs. Ekins with the executors).

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/427  [n.d.]

Contents:
Account of Ed. N. Grace with Mrs. Ekins, 1842-46.
Letter of Ed. Grace to Mrs. Ekins informing her of offers by prospective tenants for farms: "Make-me-rich" and "South Carter Moor", 2 Jan. 1844.
Other letters of Ed. Grace, 1844-47.
Receipts for legacy stamps and taxes to Rev. J. Ekins, executor, on death of Susanna Ekins, spinster, of Torquay, d. 19 Jan. 1847.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/428  [n.d.]

Contents:
Will (dated 13 Aug. 1795) of John Ekins, Lt., 6th Regt., prisoner on board Hospital Ship Guadaloupa. Money etc. to his mother.
Executor: friend Adrian De Yonge, 43rd Regt.
Genealogical tree copied from a book of 1807 shewing Sardinian title to throne of U.K.
Certificate of marriage of Rev. Fredk. Ekins, A.M., rector of Morpeth, and Jane Ogle Tyler on 23 Aug. 1802.
Extract from Whalton Parish Register (dated 11 June 1816).
Letter of John Oglander (New College, Oxford) to (Mr. Ekins) re election as Fellow. 5 Jan. 1780.
Arbitration award by John Dobson and Thos. King (Architect, Newcastle and Builder, Morpeth respectively). Rev. J. Ekins to pay £322.0.10. re dilapidations at Morpeth (rectory of late Rev. F. Ekins) to Hon. & Rev. Francis Richard Grey. 18 Aug. 1842.
Genealogical tree of York & Lancaster.
Notifications of dividends to Mrs. Ekins, 1846.
Note of memorial inscription in Brompton Cemetery of Ad. Sir Chas. Ekins (d. age 86, 2 July 1855).
Certificates of Jeffery Ekins at New College, Oxford, 1823/25/26.

Certificates of ordination, etc.  HA61/436/429  [n.d.]

Contents:
Certificate of Ordination as Deacon of Jeffery Ekins, L.L.B. of New College, Oxford by Bishop of Hereford, 12 May 1831.
Memorandum of "reading-in" by Rev. Fredk. Ekins at Morpeth, 15 Jan. 1792.
Certificate of Ordination as priest of Jeffery Ekins by Bishop of Worcester, 28 Dec. 1831.
Certificate of admission of Jeffery Ekins to parish of Little Sampford, Essex, (presented by New College, Oxford (Patrons)) to succeed Rev. Chas. Audry by Bishop of London, 1 Jan. 1841.
Certificate of subscription to 39 Articles by Jeffery Ekins on admission to Lt. Sampford, Essex by Bishop of London, 1 Jan. 1841.
Memorandum of "reading-in" by ditto. 28 Feb. 1841.
Declaration of conformity to liturgy by ditto. 1 Jan. 1841.
Certificate of Induction by Archdeacon of Colchester on 27 Jan. 1841 of ditto. (dated 29 Jan. 1841).

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/430  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letter of Hodgson (Diocese of London) to Rev. J. Ekins re Induction at Little Sampford.
Printed examples of forms, etc. required by clergy - from "Hodgson's Instructions for the Clergy" pub. by Rivingtons.
Plan of pews in (? Little Sampford church).
Booklet "on Simplicity in Public Worship" 1868, marked "Rev. J. Ekins, 1868".

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/431  [n.d.]

Contents:
Insurance policy of Rev. J. Ekins for a hot-house at Lt. Sampford, 24 Dec. 1857.
Circular letter of Queen Anne's Bounty re loans for repairs, etc.
Correspondence of Rev. J. Ekins, Little Sampford, Essex with Tithe Commission, etc. re. apportionment and commutation, 1842.
Correspondence of Rev. Mr. Audry, Lt. Sampford, Essex re Tithe commutation 1838-40.
Bill of C.C. Parkers to Rev. C. Audry for legal services, 1838-42.
Specification for work at New Sampford church, Essex. Oct. 1871.

Tithe Rent Charge accounts of New Sampford, Essex for years 1841-1859 inclusive.  HA61/436/432  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/433  [n.d.]

Contents:
Obituary of Ad. Sir Chas. Ekins (d. 2 July 1855).
Newspaper cutting re. Battle of Algiers, 1816, when Ekins i/c H.M.S. Superb.
Copy of will (dated 5 May 1849) of Ad. Sir Chas. Ekins, Cadogan Place and Codocil (dated 14 Nov. 1851) making J. Ekins and Geo. Pyke (solicitor) residuary legatees and executors.
List of specific legacies.

Reports of Law Life Insurance Soc. 1841 and renewal notice to Rev. J. Ekins  HA61/436/434  1871

Business correspondence to Rev. J. Ekins, 1871-72, and Rev. N.B. Young 1872-73 re Ekins' affairs, from i.a. R. Bennett (solicitor), P.J. Ekins, Emily Raper (nee Ekins), C.W. Holder, Nockolds & King (including re. Insurance, sale of furniture, church dilapidations, financial matters, etc.)  HA61/436/435  [n.d.]

Letters, etc  HA61/436/436  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Rev. Newton Barton Young, Tilbrook, Kimbolton, from i.a. Lambton Loraine, 1872, 1874 and 1878, P.J. Ekins 1874, Bennett, Dawson & Bennett (solicitors) 1887 and 1888.
Notice of application for Improvement Loan by Ld. Methuen (Mortgagee) 1873.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/437  [n.d.]

Contents:
Bills of R. Verdere & Sons, wine merchants to Rev. J. Ekins, 1863. Genealogical tree showing kin of Isaac Newton.
Letters to Sir Lambton Loraine from W.E.A. & Eliza Young re box of Ekins papers, 1905.

Letters, etc  HA61/436/438  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Mr. Young from Lt. Col. C.W. Holder and sister Marg't. Holder and Philadelphia Ekins, c.1872-79.
Death certificate of Lt. Col. Chas. Wm. Holder, Scots Guards (d. age 57, 13 June 1879).

Letters to Rev. Jeffery Ekins from Jas. Baker 1835-40, Robt. Lead-bitter 1840/48, Rowland Bennett 1855, Yarborough & Wilkinson 1855 (re marriage Rev. H. Pennant Cooke and Janetta Baker) and Stock receipts 1839-41, 1848.  HA61/436/439  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/440  [n.d.]

Contents:
Memorandum of agreement. Myles Lonsdale Formby Esq. of Dedham Grove, Essex to let (at £20 p.a.) to Rev. Jeffery Ekins house, etc. called the "Lodge" at New Sampford, Essex. 14 Jan. 1869.
Estimate etc. for repairs to Rectory Farm, 1869.
Note of some Glebe land.

Correspondence of Rev. J. Ekins and Mr. Leadbitter (solicitor, Newcastle-upon-Tyne) on death of Rev. Fredk. Ekins, c. 1842.  HA61/436/441  [n.d.]

Will (dated 6 June 1843 and proved 24 Feb. 1847) of Susanna Ekins, spinster, of Torquay. Executor and Residuary: nephew Jeffery Ekins. Money bequests, none large.  HA61/436/442  [n.d.]

Account for duty payable on death of Rev. Jeffery Ekins, 5 March 1872. (Net £27,885.17.3) exhibited by Rev. N.B. Young, Tilbrook, Hunts. and C.W. Holder Esq., Forest Lodge, Farnborough, Hants.  HA61/436/443  [n.d.]

Legal dealings re sale of Quainton, Bucks. Advowson.  HA61/436/444  [n.d.]

Contents:
Copy of case dated 20 Aug. 1793.
Notes of deeds, etc, relevant.
Counsel's opinion, 10 Feb. 1844.
Solicitor's advice, 13 Feb. 1844.
Copy of agreement for Commutation of tithes between Rector, Rev. E.N. Young, and landowners, 28 Oct. 1841.

Printed copy of "Letters of Sir Issac Newton to Mr. Le Clere" Inscribed: "Jeffery Ekins, Sampford, Feb. 9th, 1860 from John Young, Stanwick, Northants." and containing many ink corrections referring to Ekins' MS.  HA61/436/445  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/446  [n.d.]

Contents:
Pass-book and cheques of Jeffery Ekins at Gibson, Tuke & Gibson (Saffron Walden & N. Essex Bank), 1863-72.
Account book of Rev. Jeffery Ekins with Messrs. Hoare, 1860-68.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/447  [n.d.]

Contents:
Accounts to Rev. J. Ekins for legal services by Messrs. Bennett, Field & Dawson (or Bennett, Dawson & Thornhill). 1854-66.
Letter of E.N. Young (Quainton) to Rev. J. Ekins, 1857.

Genealogical tree of Ekins Pedigree, Northants, from c.1613 to c.1885 (Loraine inheritance 1847).  HA61/436/405  [n.d.]

Wm. Chas. Loraine  [no ref. or date]

Contents of tin box labelled: "William Charles Loraine, papers"  HA61/436/357-379  [n.d.]

(In notebook) Account by William Charles Loraine from 4 May 1856 (departure from England) to 9 Sept. 1859 of his early service in the Indian Navy (according to note, the last part copied from an MS. in 1880 by L.L. = (?) Lambton Loraine); and weather notes by Wm. Chas. Loraine aboard the "Lord Warden" bound for Australia - last entry 6 April 1877 (he died 11 April 1877).  HA61/436/357  [n.d.]

Diary of W.C. Loraine in India  HA61/436/358  1871

Diary of W.C. Loraine  HA61/436/359  1876

Contents:
Leaves India, Mar. 1876, arrives London, 4 May 1876. In locked outer cover

Diary of W.C. Loraine  HA61/436/360  1877

Contents:
Left England 6 Feb. 1877 for Australia, last entry - 24 Feb. 1877. He died on 11 April 1877. In locked outer cover

Visiting cards of Mr. William Chas. Loraine and card case (leather) and copper plate.  HA61/436/361  [n.d.]

Koyah Tea Estate, etc  HA61/436/362  [n.d.]

Contents:
Papers re Koyah and Dhobapore Tea Garden in Assam District, Bengal.
Extract from deed of partnership.
Figures, tables and calculations of production, etc.
Particulars of the tea garden when ¼ share for sale.
Letter of W.C. Loraine to A.F. (? Fairbairn)
Account of W.C. Loraine with Macneill & Co, 1876-79 incl.
Account of Koyah Tea Estate with Macneill & Co, 1876-79 incl.
Profit & Loss of the Koyah Tea Estate, 1876 and 1877.

Reports of tea brokers (Messrs. W.S. Cresswell & Co. of Calcutta) on tea of Messrs. Macneill & Co., Koyah Tea Estate, Cachar  HA61/436/363  1876-79

Accounts of tea of Koyah Garden sold by Messrs. Macneill & Co. of Calcutta  HA61/436/364  1876-79

Correspondence of Messrs. Macneil & Co., Calcutta re Koyah Tea Estate (share left to him by his brother W.C. Loraine) to Sir Lambton Loraine at 22 Lr. Belgrave St. (formerly sent to Sir Andrew Fairbairn)  HA61/436/365  1877-79

Accounts of William Chas. Lorraine in India 1872-77, and some settled after his death by his brother Sir Lambton Loraine, and bills marked "unpaid"  HA61/436/366  [n.d.]

Contents:
Bill for golf kit at St. Andrews, 1869, to W.C. Loraine.

Certificates of Wm. Chas. Loraine in Indian Navy, etc:-  HA61/436/367  [n.d.]

Contents:
5 June 1856 - 5 June 1861 Reports on him as Midshipman in Indian Navy, giving dates with each ship, report and signature of Capt. etc., with certificates of these respective Captains.
6 June 1861 Certificates of examination for Lt., Indian Navy, in seamanship, etc., gunnery and the Marine Steam Engine.
10 Dec. 1870 Certificate of Brit. Resident at Aden for W.C. Loraine's service for 18 mths, as Harbourmaster and Conservator of the Port of Aden.
13 Feb. 1871 Certificate of passing in Hindustani for Indian Civil Service.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/368  [n.d.]

Contents:
Account of Wm. Chas. Loraine with Messrs. Ransom, Bouverie & Co., Pall Mall East.
Statements 1870-76, cheques 1876-77, passbook and stubs Jan. 1866 - Aug. 1876, passbook (and cheques signed by Lambton L. as sole executor) Aug. 1876 - 1878.
Card inscribed: "W.C.L's succession duty accts. are in safe - also his will".

Passbook of Wm. Chas. Loraine for account with The London Buenos Ayres and River Plate Bank Ltd.  HA61/436/369  Mar - July 1865

Accounts of Ekins Trust.  HA61/436/370  [n.d.]

Contents:
Edward Loraine in account with Wm. Chas. Loraine 1852-63 (with summary).
Letter re sale of High Callerton Farm, 24 Aug. 1864, etc.

Letters of Shum, Crossman, Crossman & Prichard of 3 King's Road, Bedford Row, then 16 Theobald's Rd., Grays Inn to Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt., 1877-80, re estate of his late brother Wm. Chas. Loraine (especially Koyah Tea).  HA61/436/371  [n.d.]

Agreement by Wm. Chas. Loraine and Chas. Fredk. Birch for latter to serve him as manservant on voyage to Australia and for 2 yrs. there. Endorsed with cancellation by Birch (for £5) on board "Lord Warden" 17 May 1877 (W.C. Loraine deceased).  HA61/436/372  29 Jan 1877

Inventory of effects of W.C. Loraine sold by auction on "Lord Warden", 12-18 Apr. 1877, and of effects sold in Melbourne, and some sent home.  HA61/436/373  [n.d.]

Letters of Sir Lambton Loraine addressed to his brother Wm. Chas. (who d. Apr. 1877), 8 June and 5 July 1877.  HA61/436/374  [n.d.]

Inventories, etc  HA61/436/375  [n.d.]

Contents:
Inventory of effects of Wm. Chas. Loraine forwarded to Sir Lambton Loraine, Bart. through Messrs. Wm. McCullech & Coy.
Inventory of W.C.L's effects.
List of effects sold by W.C.L. in India, Feb. 1876.
Inventory of effects of W.C.L. on board "Lord Warden".
Account re legal affairs, etc. for late W.C.L., Sept, 1878.
Letters of Agent. Gen. for Victoria to Sir Lambton Loraine re.
Letter from Immigration Agent, Mr. Moody of Melbourne, informing Sir Lambton Loraine of his brother's death at sea, dated 29 June 1877.
Letters of Curator (Mr. Meyre Weigall) Melbourne to Sir Lambton Loraine, re disposal of property of his late brother in Australia, 1877-78.

Accounts, etc  HA61/436/376  [n.d.]

Contents:
Accounts of Wm. Chas. Loraine with Grindlay & Co., 1864 and 1865, 1871-1880.
Report of Bank of Bengal, 1878.
Copy of power held by Grindlay's in acct. of W.C. Loraine.
List of addresses re Koyah Estate.
Letters to W.C. Loraine and letters to Sir Lambton Loraine from Grindlay & Co., 55 Parliament St. re W.C.L's estate, 1876-80.
Grindlay's, Calcutta: cheque book.

Correspondence of Sir Lambton Loraine re sale of ¼ share in Koyah Tea Estate (formerly his brother's, W.L.C's) with D. Macneill, 7 Lothbury, Mrs. Wilson (other part owner), Mr. Low (Grindlay & Co.)  HA61/436/377  1877-79

Letters, etc  HA61/436/378  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of J.I. Monteath to Sir Lambton Loraine, re late brother W.C. Loraine. 1877-78.
North Eastern Frontier of India Rifle Assoc. Report for 1875-6. (Hon. Sec. W.C. Loraine).
Accounts of Elkington & Co., 22 Regent St. to W.C. Loraine for Cachar Athletics, Races, Rifle Club, etc.
Letters to W.C. Loraine 1876-77 from i.a. N. Daly, J.I. Monteath, Edward Skinner, Wm. Hutchinson, etc.

Koyah Tea Estate  HA61/436/379  [n.d.]

Contents:
Correspondence of W.C. Loraine with Macneill & Co. re his purchase of ¼ share in Koyah Tea Estate, 1876.
18 Reports of Koyah Tea Estate by McNeill & Co. to W.C. Loraine, 31 Mar. 1876 - 15 Dec. 1876.

Log books of W.C. Loraine, Indian Navy  HA61/436/272  [n.d.]

5 volumes

Contents:
Acbar, Assaye, 6 June 1856 to 25 Sept. 1857.
Assaye, Georgiana, Clive, Auckland, 26 Sept. 1857 to 13 Nov. 1858.
Auckland, Lady Canning, 14 Nov. 1858 to 2 Feb. 1860.
Lady Canning, Constance, Ajdaha, 3 Feb. 1860.
"Wrinkle Book" - seamanship, charts, gunnery; "Sight Book" - sights taken 18 Aug. 1856 to 27 May 1861.

Card diary of naval routine for one year.  HA61/436/274  Undated

Sir Lambton Loraine  [no ref. or date]

Contents of small tin box labelled: "Sir L. Loraine, Bart."  HA61/436/380-403  [n.d.]

Accounts of Edward Loraine, guardian or trustee (Ekins Trust) with Miss Janetta Hannah Loraine, Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt., Miss Clara Frederica Loraine, William Charles Loraine (i.e. 4 of the children of Sir John Lambton Loraine (10th Bt.) and wife Caroline Ekins)  HA61/436/380  1852-63

Copies information: HA61/436/387


Will of Revd. Jeffery Ekins of Sampford, Essex.  HA61/436/381  1 Apr 1868

Contents:
Estates to Revd. Newton Barton Young, Lt. Col. Chas. Wm. Holder and nephew Sir Lambton Loraine. Marked: "Superseded by another made subsequently".

Abstract of will (dated 28 June 1832, proved 29 Sept. 1842) of Rev. Frederick Ekins (d. 29 Mar. 1842).  HA61/436/382  1832

Contents:
Wife and son (Rev. Jeffery Ekins) executors. Estates in Northumberland to daughters: Caroline Isabella Ekins (who m. 1835 Sir John Lambton Loraine) and Emily Frederica Ekins. Money, etc. to son Jeffery Ekins, bro. Rear Ad. Chas. Ekins. bro.-in-law Jn. Hooper Holder (to use of wife Jane Ogle Ekins for life).
Card to Sir Lambton Loraine from Rev. C. Baker re papers on Ekins Trust amongst those of latter's brother-in-law, 1901.
Ekins Trust, Dec. 1863, statement of property to which Sir Lambton Loraine and five brothers and sisters entitled, all having attained 21.
By will of Rev. Fredk. Ekins (dated 28 June 1832) left property to daughters, now Mrs. Raper and late Mrs. Loraine (wife of 10th Bart.) - latter share then to children (also under will of Mrs. Drewe made 2 Mar. 1843).
Ekins inheritance therefore ½ of farm, etc, at Weetslet, Longbexton, Northumb., ½ of 3/5 of farm, etc. at High Callerton, Pont chard, Northumb.
Proposal now to transfer funds out of Chancery (£11, 830.9.1) to:-
1) Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt., R.N. of H.M.S. Royal Oak - £2030.1.1 (less £99.17.6. advanced).
2) Wm. Chas. Loraine of Trin. Coll., Camb. £2030.1.1 (less £250 advanced).
3) Lt. Fredk. Ekins Blakeney Loraine, R.A., Gatoombe House, Hilsea, Portsmouth - £2030.1.1.
4) Miss Janetta Hannah Loraine of 6 Princes Terrace, Hyde Pk. - £2030.1.1.
5) Trustees of Mrs. Lennard - £2030.1.1.
6) Mrs. Fairbairn - £2030.1.1.
And proposal to share out Drewe funds too.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/383  1842-51

Contents:
Quit claim and release by Mrs. Susan Hussey Eliz. Davidson (nee Jessup) to Trustees Rev. H.G. Liddell of Easington, Durham, Rev. Robt. Green of All Sts., Newcastle-upon-Tyne and John Lambton Loraine of Fawdon in Northumberland. 5 Nov. 1842.
Assignment of £1330 to trustees Rev. Cyril Geo. Hutchinson, John Lambton Loraine and Geo. Lucas re marriage settlement of Charles Headlan of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, merchant, and Gertrude Charlotte Baldwin. 7 Nov 1847
Account of G.W. Stable re legal services to John Lambton Loraine as guardian for his infant children, paid 22 July 1848.
Correspondence of G.W. Stable and J.L. Loraine re latter's appt. as guardian for his young children (re Ekins Trust). 1848/52.
Papers re life insurance (Provident Life Office) of John Lambton Loraine for Mar. 1849 to Mar. 1850.
Accounts of sale of furniture, etc. at 7 St. Mary's Terrace, Newcastle-upon-Tyne for Sir John Lambton Loraine, 20 & 21 May 1851.

Correspondence of Sir Lambton Loraine (as residuary legatee under will of his brother W.C. Loraine, d. 1877) re legacy of 1/5 of £5000 from E.F. Raper.  HA61/436/384  1891

Contents:
Note of personality of W.C. Loraine in England as being c.£3945.18.4.

Receipts  HA61/436/385  1875 and 1877

Contents:
Receipts for Succession Duty paid by Sir Lambton Loraine succeeding his brother Wm. Chas. Loraine, 1877.
Receipts for Succession Duty paid by Sir Lambton Loraine on inheritance under will of Emily Frederica Raper (nee Ekins, his aunt ?). 1875.

Letters to Sir L. Loraine from Philadelphia Ekins: 1880 and 1894 re Ekins chest, 1882 re portraits and prints, 1885 re 2 swords, 1894 re boxes of books.  HA61/436/386  1880-1814

Account of Edward Loraine, guardian or trustees (Ekins Trust) with Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt.  HA61/436/387  1852-63

Copies information: HA61/436/380


Copy of will of Philadelphia Jane Ekins, of Tunbridge Wells, widow of Rev. Jeffery Ekins.  HA61/436/388  28 July 1891

Contents:
Money bequests to nephews (Taylor) and niece (Mde. Elchat) and servants and Cancer hospital (Brompton) and church of St. Barnabas, Tunbridge Wells. 6 mahogany chairs from Morpeth Rectory to Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt. and rest to sister Caroline Anne Taylor.
Executors: nephew Percyvall Taylor and Sir Lambton Loraine. (Phil. J. Ekins died 6 Jan. 1897).
Papers of executors of Mrs. P.J. Ekins and their accounts, 1897.
List of property of Mrs. P.J. Ekins.

Cash book of Trust Account of Edward Loraine, guardian or trustee (Ekins Trust) with 6 children of Sir John Lambton Loraine  HA61/436/389  1852-1864

Papers re Ekins and Drewe Trusts  HA61/436/390  1852-64, 1880-88 & 1893-94

Contents:
Ekins Trust - Edward Loraine guardian and trustee for children of Sir J.L. Loraine.
Drewe Trust (incl. Mary Tate Grey Annuity, d. 1894 and acct. closed.

Accounts of the executors of Rev. Jeffery Ekins, late of Sandford, Essex (d. 5 Mar. 1872).  HA61/436/391  c1872

Contents:
Correspondence on death of Rev. J. Ekins, 1872.

Letters to Lambton Loraine on death of Jemima Loraine (sister of Peggy) and re judge's decision on her consols not in her will from: T.J. Barrett-Lennard, Henrietta Loraine, Geo. Anderson, Henry W. Middleton and Messrs. Crossman & Prichard.  HA61/436/392  1866 and 1891

Furniture of late Miss Henrietta Loraine at 21 Ellison Place, Newcastle-on-Tyne distributed to T.J. Barrette-Lennard, Lambton Loraine and F.E.B. Loraine.  HA61/436/393  Undated

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine with Messrs. Bennett, Dawson & Bennett re paying of by Ld. Methuen of mortgage to Mrs. Ekins, then invested by Rev. N. Young and Sir L. Loraine in 2¾% Consols.  HA61/436/394  1887-88 and 1891

Correspondence of Geo. Boyd (Griffith & Co., Newcastle-on-Tyne) with Sir Lambton Loraine re mortgage of copyhold in Durham County held by Sir L. Loraine.  HA61/436/395  1888

List of contents of iron safe in study at 7 Montagu Square, incl. wills, investments, R.N. papers of Sir L. Loraine, etc.  HA61/436/396  c1907

Contents:
List made by Sir L. Loraine some time after 1907.

Papers re deeds, etc. (incl. Loraine Baronetoy Patent) in deed-box deposited with Bank of England on 22 Nov. 1900.  HA61/436/397  Undated

Letter, etc  HA61/436/398  1872 and 1876

Contents:
Letter to Lady Fairbairn re invitation of Prince of Wales to Sir Lambton Loraine, 1876.
Invitation of Sir John and Lady Macdonald (Prime Minister of Canada) to Sir L. Loraine. 1872.

List of securities of Loraines, 1908, and list of share certificates deposited 1907 at Bank of England.  HA61/436/399  c1907-1908

List of "contents of Iron Box in study at Bramford on which is painted 'Sir L. Loraine, Bart.'"  HA61/436/400  Undated

Papers, etc  HA61/436/401  1902-09

Contents:
Papers of Sir Lambton Loraine for his executors:-
Memoranda re cremation.
Epitome of will
Immediate legacies
Jewellery
List of property of L. Loraine (own and trust)
Money payable at death of Sir L. Loraine
List of property of F.M.H. Loraine (own and trust)
1909 Provision for L. Loraine's children.
Correspondence with Dawson, Bennett & Co., solicitors. 1909.
Sketch of new will of L. Loraine (dated 27 Sept. 1907).
Correspondence with Dawson, Bennett & Co., Solicitors, 1907.
Will (dated 1 Dec. 1902) of Sir Lambton Loraine (marked as superseded); executors: wife Frederica, David Augustus Bevan, Rev. Herbert Barrett-Lennard and sons Eustace and Percy.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/402  1891-1903

Contents:
Letter 1903 to Sir L. Loraine from Supreme Court Taxing Office.
Legal definition of terms "Estate" and "Base Fee".
Copy of resettlement of estates at Twywell, South Cartermoor, 8/12 of N. Weetslade and of Dudley Colliery and certain stock by Sir L. Loraine, etc. 21 Nov. 1902.
Correspondence re mortgage by Lord Wharnecliffe to Sir L. Loraine, 1891, 1895, 1901-2.
Copy of draft release by residuary legatees of Mrs. Isabella Alice Drewe to Sir L. Loraine, Bt. 1893.

Lawyer's bills for legal services re Loraine Trust  HA61/436/403  1851-82

Baronetage Papers  [no ref. or date]

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, with Capt. Fletcher Vane, Sir Chas. Rich, Bt., Mr. Robt. Dennis, J. Horace Round Esq., F. de H. Larpent, Esq., Hastings Doyly, Esq.  HA61/436/1196  1897

Letter of J. Laughton to Sir L. Loraine re Sir Saml. Goodere, Bt. hanged in 1741.  [no ref.]  6 Feb 1898

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt. with members of committee of Baronets, Capt. Vane, Sir D. Hunter-Blair, Sir H. Maxwell, Sir S. Stuart, Sir J. De Hoghton, Sir R. Matheson, Sir O. Wakeman, Sir R. Gresley, Sir H. De Bathe, Sir C. Rich, Sir J. Burgoyne, Sir S. Baker, Sir R. Harington.  HA61/436/1197  1898-99

Correspondence, etc  HA61/436/285  1898 - c1905-6

Contents:
Printed correspondence of H.S. B. with Earl Marshal re permanent organisation of Baronetage, Oct. 1898 to Oct. 1899.
Correspondence, 1899, re "Sir Robt. Gresley's proposal for forcing the Earl Marshal's Hand".
Papers re Sir Richard Harington's "interference" with Earl Marshall. 1898-99.
Papers re Sir H. Maxwell's insult to H.S.B. in letter to Times and his appointment to Committee of Enquiry, 1900 and 1905-06.

Four copies of letter to Earl Marshal on behalf of Barts.  HA61/436/287  25 Oct 1898

Contents:
Printed. "for my 4 children - L.L."

Letters from Horace Round and Sir H. Jeune, re proposed organisation of Baronets.  HA61/436/281  1898

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/278  1898-1907

Contents:
Enquiries to Counsel and Counsel's opinion on matters raised by Hon. Sec. of Baronetage, 13 May 1898. (Typed).
Instructions to executive committee of H.S. of Baronetage.
Circular letters sent out by H.S. of B. and Reports of meetings etc. 1898-1907.

Correspondence with Barristers (Hony. Counsel for H.S. Bts. and S.C.Barts.)  HA61/436/282  1897-1903

Correspondence with Mr. Pixley, Sir Sherston Baker, Sir Chas. Rich, etc., re Pixley's wish to use, in his book on the Baronetage, papers of the Soc. (H.S.B.) to which he is Sec.  HA61/436/283  1899

Copies of correspondence of Francis Pixley (Registrar) for H.S. of Baronetage with Earl Marshal.  HA61/436/1210  1900-02

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt., with: Sir C. Rich, Sir R. Gresley, Sir K. Matheson, Sir O. Wakeman, Sir W. Vincent, Sir S. Maryon-Wilson, Sir Ralph Hare, Sir Sherston Baker, Sir D. Hunter-Blair, Sir Chas. Knowles, Sir A. Middleton, Capt. Fletcher Vane.  HA61/436/1198  1900-02

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, with Sir C. Rich, Sir R. Gresley, Sir K. Matheson, Sir O. Wakeman, Sir D. Hunter-Blair, Sir Geo. Sitwell, Sir Rich'd. Temple, Sir Wm. Vincent, Sir Robt. Cunliffe, Sir Frs. Osborne, Sir Leslie Falkiner, Sir Jas. De Hoghton, Sir Hickman Bacon, Capt. Fletcher Vane.  HA61/436/1199  1901-7

Letter to H.S. of B.  HA61/436/279  23 Dec 1903 - 19 June 1904

Contents:
Listed on back of envelope.

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt., with Sir Spencer Maryon-Wilson, Bt. re titles and modes of address to Baronets  HA61/436/1200  1902-07; 1909

Letters to Sir L. Loraine from Sir Howland Roberts, 1905-07 and 1910, and from Sir Richd. Temple 25 Feb. 1910.  HA61/436/1201  1905-10

Letters and telegrams exchanged between Sir L. Loraine (as Chairman of Baronets) and members of the Royal family (through equerries etc.)  HA61/436/1230  1898, 1899, 1901, 1903, 1904

Letters to Sir L. Loraine from Sir R. Harington, Bt. 28 June 1908, Sir R. Temple, Bt. 9 Nov. 1910, Sir Chas. Knowles, Bt. 6 Aug. 1909, Sir Chas. Rich, Bt. 1910 and 1911.  HA61/436/1229  1908-11

Letters of Sir Howland Roberts, Bt. to Sir L. Loraine, Bt.  HA61/436/1228  1908 and 1911

Letters of Sir S. Maryon-Wilson, Bt. to Sir L. Loraine, Bt.  HA61/436/1227  1910 and 1905

Letters of Francis Pixley to Sir L. Loraine  HA61/436/1225  1907-10 and 7 Jan 1912

Letters of Sir Chas. Rich and Sir L. Loraine supporting idea of a Baronetcy for Mr. Pixley.  HA61/436/1226  Oct 1910 to May 1911

Meetings  HA61/436/277  1897-1910

Contents:
List of meetings of Baronetage, 10 Nov. 1897 to 27 Mar. 1909. Notices of meetings called by Standing Council of the Baronetage, 1905-10.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/280  1898-1908

Contents:
Admission cards to meetings of the Baronetage, 1898, 1899, 1900.
Menus 1898, 1899, 1900.
Cards for proposing to join Dinner.
Letter of Wm. Haig Brown, 26 July 1908, to Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt. arranging visit.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/275  c1900

Contents:
Printed books and papers etc. concerning the Baronetage and emanating from the Honourable Society of the Baronetage and Standing Council of the Baronetage.
Printed lists of Hon. Soc. of Baronets and Standing Council of the Baronetage, 1898-1900.
Pamphlets and printed papers about history and status, etc. of Baronetage.
Correspondence about and printed list of Maltese nobility.
Newspaper cuttings of a Dublin levee in 1899.
"The Case for the Baronetage" - publication 1900 - spare copies.
"The ancient baronetage and modern home office committee" - spare copies.
"The Baronetage in 1835" - spare copies typed.

Miscellaneous papers on Baronets:-  HA61/436/286  1895 - c1904

Contents:
Re badges, arms, seals, etc. for Baronets.
1) List of Peer-Baronets, 1895, corrected 1906.
2) List of Peers with pre-1611 titles (a) in chronological order, (b) in alphabetical order.
3) Letter of C.F. Fairbairn re purchase of Peerages.
Printed copy of Chairman's (Sir Lambton Loraine) Address at Hotel Victoria Baronetage meeting, 26 Jan 1898.
Copy of letter to Morning Post re Baronets titles, 11 Jan. 1888.
Copy of article on Baronets in "Vanity Fair" (and correspondence following) 16 June 1904.
Newspaper cuttings re Baronets.
Notes on history of Baronets, Bibliography on Baronets, Early Baroneticies, Copies of Patents of Baronets and other notes re Baronets.

Specimen pages and forms for use in a planned Roll of the Baronetage (Loraine pedigree included as example).  HA61/436/301  Undated

Suggested (and amended) forms of personal petitions to Crown for grants of rights as Baronets (re Armorial supporters and fixed style and title).  HA61/436/300  Undated

Drafts and amended drafts (typed and printed) for a Petition to the Crown by Baronets  HA61/436/298  1899 and 1900

Printed version of suggested Articles of Association of The Standing Council of the Baronetage (if formed as limited company) with counsel's opinion.  HA61/436/299  1903

Printed copies of 1901 Petition of H.S.B. to Crown, and 1905 Petition of S.C.B. to Crown. Printed copies of 1901 Petition to Crown with printed lists of signatories.  HA61/436/302  1901 and 1905

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1212  1785 and 1837

Contents:
Printed notes by a barrister (1837) re 3 patents of Jas.I concerning Baronetage.
Copy of Warrant of 1785 suspending regulations re Baronets.

Printed copy (corrected) of Mutual Agreement of Baronets on subject of title  HA61/436/1209  1905

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1213  1905-7

Contents:
Copy of appointment of committee on Baronetage under Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, chairman. 3 Nov. 1905.
List of papers and publications required by committee.
Evidence (and precis thereof) of Sir L. Loraine to committee, 26 Apr. 1906.
Report of committee, 12 Dec. 1906.
Letters of Sir R. Harington to Sir L. Loraine, 1907.
Memo. of committee to Sec. of State, 1907.

Letters of Baronets and others re evidence to Earl of Pembroke's Committee of Enquiry on Baronetage  HA61/436/1211  1905-6

Printed copies of Home Office Departmental Committee's Report on matters connected with the Baronetage. Committee appointed 3 Nov. 1905.  HA61/436/303  12 Dec 1906

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1232  c1910

Contents:
Printed Baronetage Ordinance 8 Feb. 1910.
Note of Sir L. Loraine's completion of form for use for Roll of Baronetage with his opinion of its small value.

Press cutting re rejection of a claim to Irish Baronetcy of Cox of Dunmanwy by a Committee of Privy Council.  HA61/436/1231  Undated

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1207  c1910

Contents:
Press cuttings, re Royal Warrant for a roll of Baronetage, Feb. 1910.
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine with John Moren Esq. re a false assumption of title. Nov. 1910.
List of peers' sons created Baronets.
Precedence in India.
Notes re Parson Baronets and fixed names under Act of 1860.

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine with Somerset Herald (H. Farnham Burke) re false information that Privy Council Enquiry pending.  HA61/436/1206  July 1909

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine with Messrs. Ellis, publishers, re publication of papers on Baronetage, which they decline.  HA61/436/1202  1910

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine with the St. Catherine Press re "The Baronetage under 27 Sovereigns" (which book he compiled for printing without his name attached).  HA61/436/1203  1910-11

Proofs with corrections of "The Baronetage under 27 Sovereigns" St. Catherine Press  HA61/436/1204  1909

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1205  Undated

Contents:
Typed M.S. of "The Baronetage under 27 Sovereigns, 1308-1910".
Printed paper advocating new style for Baronets.
Printed paper re wrongful assumptions of title: Baronet.
Printed leaflet "The ancient Baronetage and a modern Home Office Committee".
Prospectus for Hon. Vicary Gibbs' "Complete Peerage" and of "The Baronetage under 27 Sovereigns".
Odd pages corrected from MS of "Baronetage under 27 Sovereigns".
Printed corrected proof "Case for the Baronetage, A.D.1900".

Correspondence of Sir Lambton Loraine, Baronet, re Honourable Society of the Baronetage - mainly with Registrar, Mr. Francis Pixley List of correspondence, etc. (other than with Secretary or Registrar) contained in these correspondence files.  HA61/436/1214  c1897-1910

Contents:
In ten file boxes covering following dates:-
6 Oct. 1897 - 30 Sept. 1898. HA61/436/1215
3 Oct. 1898 - 30 June 1899. HA61/436/1216
3 July 1899 - 4 Dec. 1900. HA61/436/1217
9 Jan. 1901 - 13 Dec. 1901. HA61/436/1218
20 Jan. 1902 - 29 Mar. 1903. HA61/436/1219
1 Apr. 1903 - 30 Mar. 1904. HA61/436/1220
6 Apr. 1904 - 31 Mar. 1905. HA61/436/1221
4 Apr. 1905 - 21 Dec. 1905. HA61/436/1222
1 Jan. 1906 - 30 June 1906. HA61/436/1223
3 July 1906 - 7 July 1910. HA61/436/1224
Notable dates being:-
6 Oct. 1897 Proposal by Sir Chas. Rich, Bt. for a Provisional Committee.
28 Jan. 1898 Honourable Society of the Baronetage formed.
17 July 1903 - Hon. Soc. dissolved and Standing Council of the Baronetage formed.
1901 and 1905 Petitions.
1906 Committee of Enquiry under Earl of Pembroke & Montgomery.
July 1908 Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt. resigns Chair.
8 Feb. 1910 Royal Warrant for a Roll of the Baronetage.
10 Nov. 1897 Sir Lambton Loraine Bt. elected Chairman.

Other Institutional Interests and Activities, etc.  [no ref. or date]

File containing  HA61/436/1248  1765-1911

Contents:
Papers re the Royal Navy Club of 1765 and 1785.
Including correspondence of Sir L. Loraine as a trustee re investments, etc.
Correspondence re alteration of rules and toast list.
Menus and invitations.
1890-1908 and one of 1911.

File containing  HA61/436/1249  1888-1910

Contents:
Papers re United Services Club.
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine, Bt. as a Trustee - resigned trusteeship 29 Nov. 1910 and membership. (Incl. 1904 re structural alterations).
Book of regulations for secretary and servants. 1880.
Rules and regulations of the Club, 1887.
Rules and regulations and list of members, 1910.
1888-1910.

File containing  HA61/436/1250  1875-1909

Contents:
Letters to Sir L. Loraine, Bt. from, i.a., J. van Schaik, Aug. 1875, Sam. Vann, Oct. 1875, Marian Massis-Drury, 1908-09, Lady Evans, widow of Sir John Evans, 1908, Mrs. Arbuthnot, Eleanor Parrish, 1889, Anna Stevens, 1889, Anna Conyngham Stevens, Jas. Roffey, 1909, Thos. Browne (formerly a surgeon on H.M.S. Sutly) 1908, re Diabolo, J.H. Silvas, tobacco dealer, Cincinnati, 1873, F.W. Haydon and re him (mad) 1884, Miss Mildred Cholmondeley, 1892. Sheet of signatures of leading Boers 1900-02.
Invitations by Mrs. Stevens (Philadelphia) and by Mr. & Mrs. Sherwood (U.S.A.).
Marriage announcement of a Miss Price, U.S.A. to a Mr. Grant Madison Loraine.
Letter of Sir L, Loraine to Mrs. Grant, 1876.
Visiting cards, mainly American (officers of army and navy etc.)

File containing  HA61/436/1251-2  1890-1912

Contents:
Letters to Sir L. Loraine, Bt. from, i.a., Clara, Lady Fairbairn 1901, Rev. John Barrett-Lennard 1896 and 1910, Hon. Alice Irby 1890, Sir Arthur Fairbairn, Bt. 1910, -. Cochrane 1910, Guy Seabright 1898, Rev. Chas. Baker 1906, -. Pringle 1905, E. Prettyman 1905, Miss Ella Loraine Dorsey (U.S.A.) 1904, Lady Gwydyr, Hon. Alice Deedes 1904. (These letters are loose in box).
Letters to Sir Lambton Loraine ('Tim') from his wife Freda or "Ba" 1910.
Letters to Sir L. Loraine from his children - Puss (? Jacqueline) 1909-1910, Chilo (?Isaura) 1910, Percy 15 July 1910.
Note of inscription on monument to Eustace Broke Loraine, d. 5 July 1912.
Copies of letters of Sir L. Loraine to H.R.H. Duke of Connaught and Col. Scott Kerr, i/c funeral party. Aug. 1912.

File box labelled: "Ekins Trust 1897-1902"  HA61/436/1253  1897-1902

Contents:
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine re picture "Last Supper" and effects of Mrs. Philadelphia Jane Ekins (d. 6 Jan. 1897, aged 89) sold at Tunbridge Wells, Mar. 1897. Feb.-July 1897.
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine re Ekins Trust, incl. resignation of Rev. Newton Young from Trust and appointment of D.A. Bevan to Trust (replacing Col. Holder). Jan.-Aug. 1897.
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine re Ekins Trust. Rev. Sidney James and Eustace Loraine became trustees (total 4), and re disentail etc. of Ekins and Raper inheritances.
Nov. 1898 - Dec. 1902.

File box labelled: "I.J.B.L. & Solicitors for C.F.F."  HA61/436/1254-1258  1883-1912

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1254  [n.d.]

Contents:
Miscellaneous papers.
Press cuttings on car racing casualties (incl. Mr. Loraine Barrow).
Annual report of Messrs. Fairbairn, Lawson, Combe, Barbour for 1909.
Pages copied from a Beckett & Co. pass-book, 1910-11.
Note re will of Sir A. Fairbairn and his property in France.
Letter of Messrs. Dibb & Co., solicitors, to Sir L. Loraine as an executor of Sir A. Fairbairn, 1911, and re redemption of war stock, 1910.

Correspondence  HA61/436/1255  [n.d.]

Contents:
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine with Shum, Crossman & Co. and with a Fenwick Loraine re bankers in Newcastle, Loraine & Co. 1883.
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine with solicitors and Robt.
Ponsonby renouncing executorship of Sir Walter Simpson (in Scotland). 1898.

Correspondence, etc. of Sir L. Loraine as an executor of Sir Andrew Fairbairn re purchases of Stock for Clara F, Lady Fairbairn, with Bank of England, etc. and Beckett's Bank, Leeds.  HA61/436/1256  1911-12

Correspondence of Sir Lambton Loraine (an executor of Sir A. Fairbairn) with Walter Cunliffe, solicitor, re affairs of Clara Frederica, Lady Fairbairn (nee Loraine).  HA61/436/1257  1911-12

Contents:
(Incl. list of children and grandchildren of Sir John L. Loraine - 10th Bt.)

Miscellaneous letters to Sir L. Loraine from his daughter "Chilo" 1912 (? Isaura), his niece "Tottie" 1912, his sister Isabella Jane Barrett-Lennard (mother of "Tottie") 1909, 1911 and 1912. One letter of Mildred Cholmondeley to Lady Fairbairn (1893). (All mainly re Lady Fairbairn).  HA61/436/1258  [n.d.]

File  HA61/436/1259-60  1875-97 and 1895

Correspondance re Lady Loraine's investments, with solicitors Horace Broke, etc.  HA61/436/1259  1875-97

Contents:
2 Nov 1875 - details of Trust Funds due to Miss F. Broke on reaching 21 (--1876) - Letter of H. Snow, solicitor; also i.a. to Sir L. Loraine re marriage settlements, 1878 and re name and arms.
Including re inheritance of Lady Loraine on death of Sir Geo. Broke-Middleton in 1887 and re executorship of Miss Louisa Broke, 1890-91.

Correspondence between Janie de Saumarez (nee Broke) (and Lord de Saumarez) and Freda Loraine (nee Broke) (and Sir Lambton) re proposal to sell Shrubland as deficits arising in agricultural depression.  HA61/436/1260  Feb-Mar 1895

File containing  HA61/436/1261  1898-1908

Contents:
Papers and letters re affairs of late Mrs. A.M. Horton (formerly Broke, nee Hamilton). Jan. - Apr. 1898, Mar. 1899.
Correspondence, papers, etc. of Sir Lambton Loraine re investments etc. for Lady Loraine and inheritance from Sir Geo. Broke - Middleton.
Including: 1904, re new trustees of will of Sir Geo. Broke Middleton.
1907, re new trustees for Lady Loraine's settlement.
1908, re disentail of Natal lands.

File  HA61/436/1262-1265  1903-1912

Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine and solicitors and stock-brokers re Lady Loraine's Marriage Trust.  HA61/436/1262  1909-12

Contents:
Also: Feb. 1906 - re rumoured gold on Natal land.
1907 - re sale of Natal land, and re disentail and investments, etc.
1912 - payment to trustees of Lady Loraine's Marriage Settlement after disentail of W. Suffolk estates of late Sir W.F.F. Middleton.

Letters of Sir L. Loraine and solicitors, etc. re £25,000 to Loraine Trust under will of Sir W.F.F. Middleton and re case Cust v. Middleton.  HA61/436/1263  1912

Anti-Catholic cards and paper etc. found at 4 Marlboro' Buildings, Bath (home of Miss Broke)  HA61/436/1264  [n.d.]

Two letters of stockbroker David A. Bevan to Sir L. Loraine re certificates of investment in Gt. Indian Peninsular Rly.  HA61/436/1265  Jan 1903

File labelled: "Family Arms & Heralds etc."  HA61/436/1063-1068  1887-1912

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1063  [n.d.]

Contents:
Notebook containing notes on pedigrees, property, etc. of Broke, Middleton, Lee, Acton and Fowle families (compiled c.1887).
Will of 3rd Ld. De Saumarez, 1891.
Lists of rooms in Bramford Hall.
Loose sheets:-
a) List of carriages, etc.
b) Dates of leaving London for each year 1903-1912.
c) List of Miss Broke's Christmas Boxes.
d) An Acton, Middleton family tree.
e & f) Notes from books re Admiral Vernon, d.1757, and re Orwell Park.
g) Re survival of surname Broke. Notes re trial in chancery (1907) re will of Sir G.N. Broke-Middleton on name Broke.
h) Tongue twisters.
j) Re Bramford Hall.

Envelope marked "Particulars and pedigrees of relatives and friends"  HA61/436/1064  [n.d.]

Contents:
1) Bateman family
2) Bateman family
3) Kerrison
4) Clarke (Baronets)
5) Dundonald
6) Broke and Leveson-Gower
7) Tollemache
8) Harvey
9) Oliphant
10) Fox & Palmer-Morewood
11) Talbot
12) Talbot and Cust
13) Stanhopes and Chesterfields
14) Wellesley
15) D. of Buckingham
16) Wells
17) Harcourt
18) Royal families - esp. of England and France.
19) 1910 Letter of C. Granville Baker to Sir Lambton Loraine.
20) 1908 Letter of Henry Baker to cousin Sir L. Loraine.
21) 1909 Letter of C. Baker to cousin Sir L. Loraine.
22) 1909 Letter of C.E. Baker to Sir L. Loraine.

Arms  HA61/436/1065  [n.d.]

Contents:
Copy of deed poll served on College of Arms (Heralds) by Sir Lambton Loraine declaring adherence to ancient form of family arms. 31 Oct. 1902.
Note re refusal to accept Arms with a mullet, 1905.
Copy of facts re correct Arms sent to Editor of any peerage book shewing wrong Arms.

Pedigree of Loraine Baronets as prepared for H.S. of the B.  HA61/436/1066  [n.d.]

Notes on feudal tenures and grant to Loraine family by Queen Elizabeth.  HA61/436/1067  [n.d.]

Correspondence, notes, proofs, etc. re Loraine pedigree and Correct Arms (between Sir L. Loraine and Editors of various works on "Peerage" and "Arms", etc.)  HA61/436/1068  [n.d.]

File box marked "Letters and useful papers".  HA61/436/1069-1086  1876-1912

Letters re a practised joke on Sir L. Loraine - pretended delivery of a deer's head.  HA61/436/1069  1904

Envelope containing manuscript copies of songs - with a list of "songs copied in books".  HA61/436/1070  [n.d.]

Letters  HA61/436/1071  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters of Percy Loraine (in Peking) to his father. 1911.
Letters of "Chilo" (? daughter of Sir L. Loraine) to (her) father. 1911.
Letter of "Fre" (? Lady Loraine) (? to her husband). 1904.
Letter of Sir Lambton Loraine rebuking Sir Wm. Willis (for "Female Mission to the Fallen") for writing to his wife on unsavoury topic. 1889.

Miscellaneous notes re suggested decimal coinage, famous historical personages, early Loraines, Normandy and Channel Islands, comparative army strengths in 1886, points in coursing, etc.  HA61/436/1072  [n.d.]

Letters, etc  HA61/436/1073  [n.d.]

Contents:
Envelope marked "Ipswich & E. Suffolk. De Saumarez Family & others":
Letter of Sir L. Loraine to Evelyn (at Shrubland) re a "Ladies Political Chamber", etc. 1912.
Letters to Sir L. Loraine from niece Gladys, nephew St. Vincent (de Saumarez), niece Evelyn Saumarez, niece Marion, etc. 1910-12.

Miscellaneous papers re contributions to charitable funds, etc., protestantism, reciprocity Canada-U.S.A., etc. and re photo sent to Miss Maude Jordan  HA61/436/1074  1910

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1075  [n.d.]

Contents:
Envelope marked: "Interesting Navy Memoranda and Commemorative of the R.N. Exhibition of 1891":-
Ticket, invitation, banquet menu, table plan, programme for R.N. Exhibition at Royal Hospital, Chelsea, 1891.
Descriptive guide to panorama picture of Battle of Trafalgar.
Re "Colossal iceberg" at Exhibition.
Pamphlet story of the Franklin Search for N.W. passage.

Letter of Mrs. Eliza Garforth (Spexhall Rectory) re tutor Harry Kent and reply of Sir L. Loraine.  HA61/436/1076  Jan 1912

Letter of Olive Stettith (Munich) to Sir L. Loraine asking help for boy's education (and note of money paid).  HA61/436/1077  26 Apr 1912

Letters of Lady Rich and Sir Chas. Rich, Bt. (Devizes Castle) to Sir L. Loraine re a Sotheby's sale of political correspondence and advancement in Navy.  HA61/436/1078  Feb & Mar 1912

Samuel Pepys  HA61/436/1079  [n.d.]

Contents:
Manuscript notes re life of Samuel Pepys.
Letters of Master of Magdalene Coll. Cambridge (S.A. Donaldson) inviting Sir L. Loraine to "Pepys Celebration". Feb. 1908.
Menu and table plan of above dinner. 24 Feb. 1908.

Letters  HA61/436/1080  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letter of Sir L. Loraine re disturbances in South African College. Sept. 1899.
Letters re fraudulence by Messrs. Cater (supplying full-dress to Eustace Loraine): from Eustace to his father, from Messrs. Crossman, Prichard & Co. to Sir L. Loraine.
Letters of Messrs. Crossman, Prichard & Co. re offence caused by cab-driver. May 1885.

Letters, etc  HA61/436/1081  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters between G.P.O. and Sir L. Loraine re improving telegraph forms. 1886.
Faculty of Bp. of St. Albans for use of patron's gallery in Markyate Cell. Church. 31 Dec. 1896.

Letters seeking subscriptions, etc. (not in Suffolk) to Sir L. Loraine.  HA61/436/1082  c1910-11

Letter of former A.B. R. Shorter (Leytonstone) congratulating Sir L. Loraine on 72nd birthday.  HA61/436/1083  18 Nov 1910

Letters, etc  HA61/436/1084  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters to Sir L. Loraine from cousin Kathleen Cuthbert and Capt. J. Harold Cuthbert (Beaufront Castle, Hexham). Jan./Feb. 1910.
Letters from cousin Alice Straker.
Invitation from Duchess of Northumberland to Alnwick to Sir L. Loraine. 1876.
Envelope on which Duke of Northumberland pencilled "1 Dipl. Gallery" to admit Sir. L. Loraine to hear Beaconsfield speak in House of Lords.
Invitation by Earl of Tankerville to Sir L. Loraine to join Mediterranean cruise.

Miscellaneous papers  HA61/436/1085  [n.d.]

Contents:
News cutting, 11 July 1904 (St. James Gazette) re Russian Threat to India.
Catalogue of sale at Crawley Fancy Fair.
Sketch of emblems of a City Coy.?
Christmas card from "Ba".
MS notes on Discovery etc. of America.
Note of bookcase dimensions, etc.
Letters seeking subscriptions.
Letter to former A.B. Shorter (Leytonstone) from Sir L. Loraine and reply by R. Shorter (re election and strong navy). Nov. 1910.

Pamphlet advocating a decimal coinage in Britain.  HA61/436/1086  [n.d.]

File box marked: "Bramford and Suffolk general letters, etc."  HA61/436/1087-1093  1753-1913

Letters of Sir L. Loraine and replies to solicitors and police re accident in Handford Rd., Ipswich when horses frightened by traction engine.  HA61/436/1087  Jan 1906

Account of Snowball and Wanloe with Sir L. Loraine - rental account for Low Weetslade Estate, and letters re estate business.  HA61/436/1088  1913

Letters to Sir L. Loraine (and replies) from, i.e.  HA61/436/1089  1910-12

Contents:
National Service League
Memorial Window Fund (to 3rd Ld. Bristol).
Essex & Suffolk Hunt Steeplechases.
Boy Scouts
Ipswich Male Voice Choir.
King Edward's Hospital Fund
Ipswich Orchestral Society (Sir L. Loraine - President)
Soldiers Institute
Missions to Seamen
Suffolk XX Club (Rifle Club)
Re training ships, fete in aid.
Gipping Angling Preservation Society
Eastern Counties Asylum for Idiots
Publisher of "Suffolk Leaders".
P.G.H. Boswell making a geological survey
Re Tuck & Bell Ltd., sewage engineers.
A. Peake, butcher, Ipswich.
Wm. Burton re hunt.
"WHADOS" Ipswich Amateur Operatic Society
A.W. Somerset (re picnic in Bramford Wood).
Protestant Club and Library, Framlingham.
A.M. Bernard (Copdock)
Police etc. re Curtis Bros. secretly obtaining rabbits from Bramford estate.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1090  [n.d.]

Contents:
Memo of discovery of stone sculptured Lion at Bramford Hall in 1753.
Letter to R. Lindsey Crawford from Sir L. Loraine re Ireland (incl. tunnel project). Apr. 1908.
Printed view of New Entrance Lodge at Bramfield Hall, Suffolk, 1878, and cutting about it.
Note of size of temporary coachhouse by Bramford Churchyard Gate.
News cuttings - List of Grand Jury (foreman Sir L. Loraine); letter to The Times re solicitors.
Notes re Bible Meeting, Ipswich Public Hall, 12 Feb. 1912.
Invitations (to Sir L. Loraine) by 4th Bn. Suffolk Regt., 4th Brigade R.H.A. and Loyal Suffolk Hussars. 1911.

Letters re Sir Lambton Loraine's seeking new agent for de Saumarez at Shrubland.  HA61/436/1091  1908

Contents:
F.J. Dupuis and C.A. Wykeham-Martin recommended but Percy Dudding appointed to succeed his father.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1092  [n.d.]

Contents:
Notice of meeting of Land Tax Commissioners, May 1912.
Estimate from Alfred Stearn & Son, Ipswich for plumbing work at Bramford. 22 Feb. 1912.
Letter of Cobbolds, solicitors, to Sir L. Loraine (re Manor rents collected). 8 Feb. 1912.
Advertisement for letting of Bramford Hall, 1895.
Licences for servants at Bramford Hall, Mar. 1912.
Correspondence with postmaster, police, etc. re servants at Bramford Hall and licences - list of servants (not by name). Mar. 1912.
Account of Tithe Burden on Bramford Estate.
Account shewing no profit on Bramford Estate - letter of Times Editor declining to make use of it.
Inland revenue licences for male servants, carriages, motors, Armorial Bearings and dogs, and to kill game - for years 1906 to 1911 incl.
Letters of Hon. D. Tollemache and F.J. Palmer to Sir L. Loraine re letting Bramford "Angel". 1911-12.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1093  [n.d.]

Contents:
Correspondence between Sir L. Loraine and Messrs. Alston & Moir, Butter Market and Thoroughfare, tailors, of Ipswich re dissatisfaction with groom's breeches. Apr.-Sept. 1911.
Price list of servants' liveries of Turmer & Sons, tailors, Butter Market, Ipswich.
Advertisement of Everett & Sons, shirtmakers, etc., Tavern St., Ipswich.
Price list for cases, etc. of W.S. Cowells, Ipswich.
Fashion booklet of men's clothing by Alston & Moir of Butter Market and Thoroughfare, Ipswich.

File box marked: "re future naval strength".  HA61/436/1100-1102  1901-1912

Correspondence with newspapers etc. Sir L. Loraine's views on proposed new flag for Australia, etc.  HA61/436/1100  1901

Papers re Navy League Meeting in Ipswich, 6 May 1909  HA61/436/1100a  [n.d.]

Copies of Sir Lambton Loraine's leaflet "Future Naval Strength". Copy of "British Empire Review", Feb. 1912 printing the above leaflet in its correspondence.  HA61/436/1101  [n.d.]

Re Sir Lambton Loraine's proposals for an Imperial Navy, etc.  HA61/436/1102  [n.d.]

Contents:
His record of correspondence incl. list of persons etc. to whom he sent copies of his leaflet.
Replies of recipients (either personally or by secretaries) (incl. H.M. the King, Prime Minister and other Govt. Members, Colonial Prime Ministers, Admiralty, patriotic associations, newspapers, etc., etc.)

Box file marked "7 M. Sq. rates Taxation"  HA61/436/1103-1112  1892-1913

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1103  [n.d.]

Contents:
Income tax and horse duty forms for Sir L. Loraine at 7, Montagu Square, 1906, 1907, 1911, 1913.
Met. Water Board - rate notice and correspondence, 1893-98, 1905, 1909.
Leaflet of Municipal Reform Association.
Letters of Messrs. G.H. Booth re rating assessment appeal, 1910.
Printed list of St. Marylebone registration districts.
Sir L. Loraine's record of rates paid for 7, Montagu Square, 1909 to 1912 and 1892-1909 incl.
St. Marylebone rate demand notices re 7 Montagu Sq. 1904 to 1908.
Correspondence of Sir L. Loraine with Income Tax Collector re 7 Montagu Squ. 1911-12.
Correspondence re quinquennial reassessment for rating re 7, Montagu Square. 1910.

MS. note of Lloyd-George's tax proposals. Suggested "questions to socialists".  HA61/436/1104  [n.d.]

Pamphlets, letters, etc. of Insurance Coys, etc. re death duties and methods of alleviating them.  HA61/436/1105  [n.d.]

Copy of form for licences. As paid (Bramford) by Sir L. Loraine  HA61/436/1106  1912

Letters, etc  HA61/436/1107  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letter of Income Tax Redemption Assoc. Ltd. to Sir L. Loraine, 1910.
Note of particulars required in Income Tax declaration 1909-10, with note of Sir L. Loraine's income account for 1908-1909.
Letter to and reply of Surveyor of Taxes, re servants of Sir L. Loraine. 1910.

Copy of Census form - 2-3 Apr. 1911 for Bramford Hall, showing particulars of Sir Lambton Loraine and daughter Isaura Freda and butler and 4 female servants.  HA61/436/1108  [n.d.]

MS. notes on: Population of U.K. 1886-87, Budget 1902-3, Old Age Pension rates.  HA61/436/1109  [n.d.]

Blank Order book of Army and Navy Co-operative Supply, Ltd.  HA61/436/1110  [n.d.]

Letters of The Trustee Acts Reform Union (Niall D. Campbell) to Sir L. Loraine.  HA61/436/1111  1911

Notes of trade of five countries 1907 and 1908.  HA61/436/1112  [n.d.]

File Box.  HA61/436/1113-1123  1874-1914

Notebook recording subscribers to gift to H.M.S. Suffolk in Bramford.  HA61/436/1113  [n.d.]

Card tricks, conundrums, etc.  HA61/436/1114  [n.d.]

News cutting re Marathon Race  HA61/436/1114a  1908

Copies of letters of Ex-Pres. Grant, U.S.A. and of Disraeli and Earl Russell on Gladstone.  HA61/436/1114b  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous MS notes on metrical system and equivalents, French and Italian for compass points, sun at mid-summer and mid-winter, construction of weather barometers, Neptune and its orbit, years in Roman numbering.  HA61/436/1115  [n.d.]

Lists of contents of boxes, etc., etc. at 7, Montagu Square.  HA61/436/1116  [n.d.]

Lists of pictures at 7, Montagu Square with notes of insurance of each.  HA61/436/1116a  [n.d.]

Memoranda of Bank Accounts re Lady Loraine, Percy Loraine (and Mr. Snow 1900), 1900, 1904, 1907.  HA61/436/1117  [n.d.]

Acts of Parliament:- 52 & 53 Vict. Ch.32 Trust Investment Act, 1889. 44 & 45 Vict. Ch.44 Solicitors Remuneration Act, 1881. 3 & 4 Wm.IV. Ch.75 Abolition of Fines and Recoveries, 1833.  HA61/436/1118  [n.d.]

Lists of Loraine family birthdays, wedding days, etc. Rough notes by Sir Lambton Loraine, 1914. Pages torn from a diary, 1914.  HA61/436/1119  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1119a  [n.d.]

Contents:
List of Sir L. Loraine's residences in London, 1874-1892.
Notes re style and size of regimental colours, from Q.R's 1895.
Press cuttings re death of Capt. Eustace Loraine, Grenadier Guards, in flying accident. Papers of 6 July 1912.
Card re arrangements for military funeral at Bramford Church 10 July 1912.

Letters of Eustace Loraine to his father (mainly re army career plans, money and telephone at 7, Montagu Square).  HA61/436/1119b  1911-12

Autobiographical notes by Sir Lambton Loraine. List of brothers and sisters.  HA61/436/1120  [n.d.]

Record of dates of visits to London (? by Sir Lambton Loraine) 1903-13. Record of letters to and from and visits to F.M.H. Loraine, 1912. (? by Sir L. Loraine to his wife).  HA61/436/1121  [n.d.]

Note of yearly cash payments, 1899-1912, and of expenses at 7, Montagu Square, 1911 and 1912.  HA61/436/1122  [n.d.]

Letters, etc  HA61/436/1123  [n.d.]

Contents:
Miscellaneous papers of Sir L. Loraine, 1908-1914.
Letters from, i.a.: Wm. Martin, Clarke & Co. (House Agents), Oversby & Co., Liverpool, Essex Otter Hounds, Post Office, Essex & Suffolk Hunt, Publisher of "The King's Ships", V. Walbancke (furniture), Lady Speyer (invitation), District Messenger etc. Coy. (for East Anglian Daily Times), Central Land Assoc. Clinical Research Assoc. (lab. report on water sample), Nat. Union of Women's Suffrage Socs., British Empire Exhibition, The Garden Club, The Darlington Fence Co., Primrose League, Marylebone Constitutional Union, etc.
Receipts, i.a.: Native Guano Co., Bramford Parish Room Fund, Gas, Light & Coke, Westminster, W.H. Smith (Ipswich station), Local tax licences, W.S. Cowell (wines).
Printed list of St. Marylebone Parochial Officers, 1898-99, and other Local Govt. information.
MS notes on: name of Bonaparte, Ekins family tree, Liberal Govt.'s policy, Cobden and free trade, game killed at Holkham, list of London Clubs, Sir Algernon De Horsey's plan for warming a room.
Timetable of trains between Bramford, Ipswich and London, 1912.
Deposits with Army & Navy Auxiliary Co-op. 1910-13.

Box file (cover torn off) marked "Politics".  HA61/436/1124-1137  1904-1912

Policy statement and particulars of the Anti-Socialist Union of Great Britain, 1909. Newspaper cuttings from the "Times", 1909. Series of articles on "The Socialist Movement in Great Britain".  HA61/436/1124  [n.d.]

Leaflets etc.  HA61/436/1125  [n.d.]

Contents:
Votes for Women - Co-op Hall meeting, Ipswich, 1910.
Votes for Women by Christabel Pankhurst.
Disestablishment of Church in Wales.
Tariff Reform.
Parliament Representation - need for redistribution of seats.
Finance Bill
Newspaper cuttings "Time" 1909 re Finance Bill.

MS notes on History of Home Rule, Party strengths at dissolution 1906, Election results in Suffolk and Northumberland 1910, list of Prime Ministers 1835-1904.  HA61/436/1126  [n.d.]

Letter of Sir L. Loraine to Chancellor of Exchequer re Death Duties. Acknowledgment of above letter.  HA61/436/1127  19 Apr 1907

Miscellaneous papers and letters re Sir L. Loraine's part in local politics. Letters of Sir Samuel Scott, Bt. 1910, Maj. Robt. Peel, M.P., and A.J. Balfour, 1911.  HA61/436/1128  [n.d.]

Correspondence of Conservative Agent (Sydney Askew) etc. with Sir L. Loraine re his suggestion of need for a Conservative newspaper in Ipswich.  HA61/436/1129  1910

Letters, etc. and poster of Tariff Reform Meeting, Bramford, 22 Nov 1909. Chair = Sir L. Loraine.  HA61/436/1130  [n.d.]

Letters, etc. canvassing for support for Unionist in Tyneside constituency  HA61/436/1131  1910

Letters of Sir L. Loraine to "Times" re coal strike, Mar. 1912. Letter of "Times" re subscription rate, 1912.  HA61/436/1132  [n.d.]

Letters written (but not all published) to the "Times"  HA61/436/1133  [n.d.]

Contents:
Contraband ships, 1904.
Land and Social Reform, 1906.
Landlord and tenant, 1906
Tunnel to Ireland, Political adverts, etc. 1907.
Budget surplus, death duties in Colony, 1908.
Election lies - naval flogging, 1909.
Letters to the Standard, 1910:
Injustice, taxation, endangering servants.

London  HA61/436/1134  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters, etc. re Reform of Government of London.
Statement of objects etc. of London Municipal Society.
Cuttings from "Times" 22 Apr. 1905 and "City Press" 26 Apr.1905 of letter of Sir L. Loraine advocating a Minister for London.

Letters, etc. to Sir L. Loraine from Tariff Reform League  HA61/436/1135  1907-08

Cuttings from the Times  HA61/436/1136  [n.d.]

Contents:
Liberal Party
Proportional representation.
Reform of House of Lords, 1908.
"The Jamaica Incident", 1907.
King Emperor of India.
Cuttings from "The Standard":-
Letter of Sir L. Loraine on "Radical Lies", 13 Sept. 1909.

Correspondence, etc. of Sir L. Loraine re his proposed House of Women of Ladies' Chamber to newspapers, M.P's, etc.  HA61/436/1137  1908-11

File box marked: "Church and religious matters"  HA61/436/1139-1151  1852-1912

Contents:
Cover torn off.

Pamphlets against Catholic Church and "ritualism" of lectures 1852-68. And against vestments and High Practices, etc.  HA61/436/1139  [n.d.]

Letters of Sir L. Loraine to Dean of Durham (and reply from Dean) re Norman Bishop Walcher de Loraine.  HA61/436/1140  1909

Letters and papers re proposed Protestant Hostel at Durham - scheme of Rev. Hyma Redgrave, M.A. of Cranmer Theological College, Burslem, Staffs.  HA61/436/1141  1909-10

Pamphlet on proposed new Dioceses for Suffolk and Essex, 1906, with letter to Sir L. Loraine from Chas. Lawrence, Archdeacon of Suffolk, Bealings Grove, Woodbridge.  HA61/436/1142  [n.d.]

Welsh Disestablishment  HA61/436/1143  [n.d.]

Contents:
Pamphlet re Welsh Disestablishment Bill, 1911.
Letters and notices re meetings on Welsh Disestablishment, 1912, (Sir L. Loraine in chair at Sproughton).

Report of Norwich Diocesan Conference (incl. report re proposed new Dioceses).  HA61/436/1144  Apr 1908

Letters to Sir L. Loraine (with his replies)  HA61/436/1145  [n.d.]

Contents:
Church Missionary Soc. 1910 and 1911.
Hampton Gunnery Schools, 1908.
R.N. Scripture Readers Soc. 1911.
Lord Gwydyr (with press cutting re funeral of late Lord Gwydyr).
S. American Mission Soc. 1911.
Norwich Diocesan Assoc. of Schools, 1910.
Mission to Moslems.
Rev. Caesar Caine, All SS., Ipswich, 1910.
Fund for Special Service Clergy, 1909.
T.W. Rodwell, 1911.
Rev. E. Wyles, rector of Coddenham, 1906. (& Rural Dean of Bosmere).
A Dissenter (W. Bewick) 1907.
Bishop of Norwich, 1904.
Norwich Diocesan Conf. 1906, 1909, 1910.
Rev. R.V. Barker, Henstead Hall, 1910, (re schools and Bramford School).
Mayor of Ipswich (re Bible Soc. Meeting), 1912.
Church Pastoral Aid Soc. 1910.

Type MS. of "The Gospels Criticised".  HA61/436/1146  [n.d.]

Letters  HA61/436/1147  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letters and papers re Church Association and National Protestant League, re Conference at Ipswich, 1906, re Sir L. Loraine as a Vice-President, 1907, and re motor car for Bishop of Newcastle, 1908.
Letter of Editor "English Churchman" and Sir L. Loraine's reply re protestant Declaration by a new king, 1910.

Copy of "The Ave Maria - a magazine devoted to the Honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary" - published in Indiana, U.S.A., July 1905 - sent to Sir L. Loraine by an American woman Ella Loraine Dorsey.  HA61/436/1148  [n.d.]

Address on Report of Royal Commission on Ecclesiastical Discipline by Dean of Canterbury, 18 June 1907.  HA61/436/1149  [n.d.]

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1150  [n.d.]

Contents:
Papers, etc. Theistic religion (reprints of sermons, etc.). Letter to Sir L. Loraine and his reply, 1910.

Miscellaneous  HA61/436/1151  [n.d.]

Contents:
Card of Louis Botha, Hyde Park Hotel.
Notes of names and dates of installation of Bishop and Dean of Norwich (1910).
MS. Notes on Lindisfarne.

File  HA61/436/276  1906-10

Contents:
Papers concerning Eltham College, Royal Naval School.
Correspondence over case of boy Biddulph who "deliberately caught mumps". 1906.
Prospectus of Imperial Service College Trust.
Annual reports of council of Admin. 1907-10. (76th to 79th).
Calling of Meeting for closing school, 9 June 1910.
Letters concerning closure of School.
Sale Catalogue for entire contents of Eltham College, 13-14 Sept. 1910.

File  HA61/436/284  1893-1910

Contents:
Papers re Navy Records Society.
Printed lists of members.
Letters of Secretary of Society, Prof. J.K. Laughton, to Sir Lambton Loraine, Bt. 1893-96.
Prof. Laughton's card announcing change of address, 24 June 1895.
Rules for Navy Records Publications.
Correspondence from Cyprian A.G. Bridge re knighthood for Prof. Laughton, 1906-7, and re testimonial for Sir John Laughton at age of 80, 1910.
Letter from Laughton enquiring about Broke papers, etc. 5 Oct. 1903.

Note and Account Books  HA61/1152-1158  [n.d.]

Book - inventory of furniture, fixtures, etc. of Sir L. Loraine at Markyate Cell, Dunstable.  HA61/436/1152  undated

The Loraine Estate, Agents Accounts  HA61/436/1153  Oct 1907 to 31 Dec 1911

Maintenance account of Markyate Cell, Dunstable  HA61/436/1154  1891-1901

Contents:
Inside cover: 2 snaps of a china cabinet on drawing room door and a print of Markyate Cell, Herts (1805).

Account book of Sir L. Loraine  HA61/436/1155  1 July 1885 to 31 Dec 1889

Account book of Sir L. Loraine  HA61/436/1156  1 Jan 1895 to 1899 (30 June)

Account book of Sir L. Loraine  HA61/436/1157  1 Sept 1903 to 30 Sept 1908

Work book (? of Lambton Loraine) on H.M.S. Trincomalee.  HA61/436/1158  1857

Henrietta Loraine  [no ref. or date]

Papers of the executors of Miss Henrietta Loraine of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, who died early 1883:-  HA61/436/273  1845-1888

Contents:
Wills of Miss Henrietta Loraine, spinster, dated 21 Mar. 1876 and 3 Feb. 1882, endorsed "Revoked by execution of will dated 20 Oct. 1882".
Accounts of executors of Miss Henrietta Loraine realising estate and settling claims.
Accounts of house agents and undertakers.
Account from Stokoe & Co., Newcastle-on-Tyne, Wine & Spirit Merchants, to executors of late Miss Loraine, 25 Apr. 1883.
Receipts and purchase notes:-
1845-51 for shares of W. Loraine and the Misses Loraine in Newcastle and Carlisle Rly. Co. and Union Gas Coy. of Drewry & Richardson, share brokers, 78 Grey St. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
1873-4, 1881, shares in L.N.W.R. & N.E.R., Tyne Steamship Co., Consett Iron, Spanish Ore, etc. of J.H. & T. Richardson, share brokers, 40 Dean St., Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Correspondence of Griffith, Atkinson & Boyd (or Griffith & Co.) Newcastle-upon-Tyne (mainly to Sir Lambton Loraine) to executors of Henrietta Loraine, 1883-88.

Loraine Pedigree  [no ref. or date]

Genealogical Tree of Loraine Pedigree  HA61/436/404  c1300-1886

Contents:
Wrapped in "The Observer" of 25 Nov. 1900

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