Caroline Acton [no ref. or date]
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
(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
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
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
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
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
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
With schedules of relevant property inherited and of leases already made, 1813-1819.
Papers of executors of Caroline Acton HA61/436/850 1838
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
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
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
To charities, of taxes and rates, annuity to N.L. Acton, etc.
Cockfield HA61/436/856 1839
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
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
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
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
Book mainly blank.
First page - tenants:- John Bidwell Edwards
- 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
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
£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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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