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Deeds of the Martineau family estate, mainly in Walsham le Willows and Stanton


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Reference Ref.TEM.173
Covering dates 1564 - 1926
Held by Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch
Extent 6 Series
Archival history The main part of the Walsham estate was purchased by Richard Martineau in 1854 (no.225); other farms were added later. It was earlier owned by John Sparke, who was succeeded by J.H.Munro; the deeds include marriage settlements of their families.
Source of acquisition Acc. 1045
Creators Martineau family of Walsham le Willows and Stanton, Suffolk
Arrangement The deeds were listed in the order in which they were found. For convenience the entries have been placed in the following groups:[omitting nos.138-142, which have been returned to the owners]:-
A: THE MAIN ESTATE: 1743-1915. Page 4.
Numbers: 254-6, 258, 252, 259-60, 261-280, 225-227, 250, 285, 292-294
B: ADDITIONS TO THE ESTATE BY THE SPARKE FAMILY: 1738-1814 Page 42.
Numbers: 257, 282, 259, 281.
C: ADDITIONS BY J.H.MUNRO: 1837-1854 Page 45.
Numbers: 283
D: ADDITIONS BY THE MARTINEAU FAMILY: 1564-1922. Page 47.
Numbers: 189-208, 287, 81-112
284,246-248, 61-70
220-224, 143-156, 286, 241-243, 234, 1-60, 125-137, 251, 233, 229-231, 289, 71-80, 157-188, 240, 288, 244-245, 232, 238, 228
E: WILLS OF THE MARTINEAU FAMILY 1864, 1910 Page 104.
Numbers: 235, 236
F: MISCELLANEOUS (inc.leases); 1855-1926 Page 106.
Numbers: 290-291, 237, 239, 113-124, 249, 295-298.

Contents:
A PROPERTIES CONCERNED
In Walsham le Willows:
254 1743 messuage called Readings
255-6, 258 1746 Capital messuage and lands in Walsham, Stanton and Bradwell Ash
225 1760 Copyhold lands - Walsham
260-266 1792-1831 Rectory, parsonage house, lands in Walsham, lands in Stanton, Hepworth and Wattisfield; the Four Ashes in Walsham
264 1831 Manor of Netherhall in Hepworth (261/8) including the Chequer in Walsham
267-280 1830-1866 As above (Church Farm, the Home Farm in Walsham; North Hall Farm in Stanton and Hepworth, etc.,) Declaration, abstracts, etc., on title 1854-66
225-227
285
250 )
292-294 )
B
Manor of Bensteds alias Netherhall Farm and sheepwalk in Tuddenham, messuages in Freckenham, Bedingfield, Sapiston, Badwell Ash and Walsham etc., 257 1738 - 1751
Walsham, etc.,
282 1759
259 1772-1782
281 1792-1814
C
Sills Cottage in Walsham le Willows
283 1837-1854
D
Rectory and advowson of Walsham le Willows
189-208 1834-1876
287 1835
[See also 260, 261/1,9-10 ] The advowson, with the parsonage house (later known as the Priory) was purchased in 1876 [see 292] Kings or [...] Manse, Fire Engine House, etc., in Walsham le Willows
81-112 1835-1918
Messuage called Spicers and land in Palmer Street, Walsham
284 )
246-248 ) 1840-1881
61-70 )
Leves, Angrave, Bulls Croft, etc., in Walsham
220-224 (1735)-1854
Cottage and land adjoining the road Four Ashes, in Walsham
143-156 1856-1871
99 acres in Walsham le Willows
286 1889
Cottage and land in Walsham le Willows
241-243 1890-1914
234
Squirells Hall, Shreeves, Strouds, Pinch Wines Bottom, Hatchmere, etc., in Walsham and Wattisfield, etc.,
1-60 1737-1854
125-137 1879-1929
Potash Farm or Stanton Farm, and messuage called Wrenshaws alias Warrenshaw in Stanton
251 1564-1901
233 1793
229-231 1878-1901
289 1900
West Street Farm in Stanton
71-80 1893-1922
Wrens Hall Farm or Wrangeshall in Stanton
157-188 )
240 ) 1744-1899
288 )
209-219 )
169-184 )
Land in Stanton
244-245 1899
228 1873
E
235-6 Wills of Richard Martineau, 1864 and Jn. Martineau, 1910
F
290 Leases of Home Farm, Walsham 1855-1870
291 Leases of Church Farm, Walsham 1862-1870
Accounts, redemption of land tax, etc., tithe rent charge in Badwell Ash
237,239, 113 - 118, 119-124, 249 Papers relating to Walsham Public Hall, 1869-1947
295-6 Sale particulars (with plan) 1852-54
297 Plan of the Walsham estate
FINDING LISTS:-
A.
254
255-6
258
252
253
260
261/1-14
262
263-265
266
267-280
225-227
250
285
292-294
B.
257
282
259
281
C.
283
D.
189-208
287
81-112
284
246-248
61-70
220-224
143-156
286
241-3
234
1-60
125-137
251
233
229-231
289
71-80
186-188
240
209-219
169-184
288
244
245
232
238
228
E.
235-236
F.
290-291
237
239
113-120
121-124
249
295
296-298



A: THE MAIN ESTATE IN WALSHAM LE WILLOWS, ETC.  [no ref. or date]

Grant for love and affection  TEM.173/254  10 June 1743

Contents:
(i) John Sparke, gent of Walsham le Willows (ii) John Sparke, junior, son of (i), gent.
Of a freehold messuage called Readings, in tenure of Jonathan Baker and Henry Page, with 3 a. of freehold land adjoining in a close called Long Reading, between copyhold lands of the Manor of Walsham W., and of the Manor of Church House E., abutting on Colmar Way N. and Coldham Close S., 3 a. in the Lammas Meadow in two pieces (1½a. and 1¾a.) now in occupation of (ii), all in Walsham, and were purchased by (i) to him and the heirs of John Aldham, clerk, and Mary Philips, wid., by indenture of lease and release of 1-2 April 1725
(i) appoints Gregory Sparke, gent., of Risby and Robt. Nunn, gent., of Risby, his attorneys for delivery of seisin to (ii)

Deed (lease and release)  TEM.173/255 (a-b)  21 January 1746

Contents:
(i) Ezekiel Sparke, gent., eldest son and heir of John Sparke, gent., and Eliz. his wife both decd., all of Walsham le Willows (ii) Geo. Ward, gent., of Furnivall's Inn, London (iii) Roger Boldero, gent., of Izworth.
For 10/- to lead to a recovery of a capital messuage and lands in Walsham, Bardwell and Stanton formerly in occupation of Thos. Page, gent., father of the said Eliz., afterwards of the said John Sparke, decd., and now of John Sparke, his youngest son, and of all other freehold messuages and lands of (i) in Walsham, Bardwell and Stanton which were formerly of the said John Sparke decd. and of Eliz. decd.

Common recovery  TEM.173/256  12 February 1746

Contents:
Of a messuage, two gardens, 45a. of lands 20 a. of meadow, 30 a. of pasture and common of pasture in Walsham le Willows, Bardwell and Stanton (as 255); Roger Boldero, dem., Geo. Ward, ten., Ezekiel Sparke, vouchee TEM.173/255

Copy of will of Ezekiel Sparke, esq., of Walsham le Willows  TEM.173/258  1778, 1783

Contents:
With codicil, 1778 (proved 1783, Archdeaconry of Sudbury)

Copy of court roll; Manor of Walsham  TEM.173/252  30 May 1760

Contents:
(Rowland Holt, esq., lord of the Manor; Thos. Wilson, esq., steward)
Admission of John Sparke, gent., of Walsham le Willows on the surrender of (Wm. Cropley out of court, on 22 August 1759) to 3½ a. in Felgate Close, between Felgate Way, E., and Felgate Close W., abutting on Colmar Way, N., and 1 a. in Wards Wood in Walsham between lands formerly of John Page, E., and a wood of Rich. Baker, W., abutting on a close called Wyntors, N., and lands formerly of Rich. Page, S; 6 a. in several pieces in Millers Croft, viz. 1½ a. formerly of Wm. Cooke, abutting on Wards Wood, N., and on lands late of Walter Index S., 1 a. of land of Adam Abel lying in West Street called Millers Croft between lands late of Tho. Cage, E., and West Wood Lane alias Somer Lane, W., 1¾ a. formerly of Adam Abel; 1½ a. parcel of the tenement called Wards; 1 a. of wood formerly of John Mann, parcel of Wards, between a wood heretofore of Robt. Baker and late of Rich. Margery on both parts, abutting on land formerly of Wm. Cooke, S., and on the pasture, formerly of John Baker, ½ a. of wood formerly of John Mann, parcel of 8 a. of Wards, next the copyhold wood formerly of Tho. Page, on both parts; 3 a. formerly of John Mann, in the Upper Close, parcel of the tenement formerly Adam Abel's, between the freelands formerly of Wm. Cooke, abutting on Colmar Way N.; ½ a. of wood in Wards Wood between wood formerly of John Page and before of Rich. Margery, E. and W. abutting on lands called Wynters, formerly of Ann Margery, wid., N. and on lands formerly of John Page, S. on surrender of Wm. Cropley, clerk (admitted 29 August 1758 by the will of Wm. Cropley, decd., his father) [Fine £9. 15. 0d fees £4.4.0.]

Abstract of title  TEM.173/253  1758

Contents:
To property in TEM.173/252, reciting from 1703.
[Endorsements 1829, 1830]

Feoffment  TEM.173/260  1 August 1792

Contents:
(i) John Sparke, gent., of Walsham (ii) Ezekiel Simpson farmer, of Walsham.
For 5/-, of the impropriate rectory of Walsham le Willows, with the parsonage house, barns, outbuildings, etc., and lands in Walsham called the Tything Way (part of Lammas Meadow) and other glebe lands [no details], and tithes; advowson of the curacy of Walsham; piece of meadow with a barn thereupon (4½ a.) called Smythes Yard, next to the highway from Walsham to Ixworth and the lands of Barham Rushbrooke, formerly of Robt. Rushbrooke, S., and the highway from Walsham to Bardwell and lands of Geo. Boldero, formerly of Rich. Parker, N., abutting E. on the messuage of Geo. Boldero, formerly of Rich. Parker, and W. on a piece of pasture ground, next mentioned; 5¼a. of pasture lying next the highway from Walsham to Ixworth, S., and the lands of Geo. Boldero, formerly of Rich. Parker, N., abutting E. on the above-mentioned meadow and W. on the piece of ground next mentioned; 7¾ a. of arable, formerly pasture, called Furr Close, lying next to the highway from Walsham to Ixworth S., and the lands of Geo. Boldero (formerly of Rich. Parker) N., abutting E. on the aforesaid 5 a. of pasture and W. on the following; 9¼a. of arable, formerly pasture, called Lacys Close, next to the highway to Ixworth, S., and the lands of Geo. Boldero, N., abutting E. upon Furr Close and W. on land of Sir Patrick Blake, bart., formerly of John Turner, esq.,; piece of arable divided into two, the lower Odgings (5 a.) and the Upper Odgings (6¼a) next the highway from Walsham to Bardwell, S., and the lands of Geo. Boldero called Stubbins, N., abutting E. on lands of Geo. Boldero called Stubbins Entry and W. on the highway from Podstree Grove to Stanton Upthorpe; cottage, yard, orchard and lands in occupation of Thos. Codd and Ezekiel Simpson, formerly of Thos. Wicks, in Walsham and Bardwell, to hold to (ii) for the use of (i) (ii) convenants to levy a fine of the said lands,etc.,

(Original bundle); Deeds  TEM.173/261  1787-1825

Marriage Settlement  TEM.173/261/1  12 February 1787

Contents:
(i) John Sparke, gent, of Walsham le Willows (ii) Mary Amys, spinster, of Rickinghall Inferior (iii) the Rev. Wm. Baynes of Rickinghall Inferior and John Amys, gent. of the same. Marriage settlement; ensuing to (ii) in the event of (i) predeceasing her, an annual rentcharge of £200 for life, to be secured on the rectory of Walsham le Willows and from lands called the Tything Way, with all tithes in Walsham, (excepting tithes of the capital messuage formerly of Eliz. Hunt, decd., and the farmhouse and lands belonging to the said capital messuage, in occupation of John Ling, the farm of the said Eliz. Hunt, in occupation of John Jarrold, and of a tenement and lands of Eliz. Hunt in the Town Street of Walsham, sometime in occupation of Jas. Harrison); messuage and farm called the Four Ashes in Walsham and Badwell Ash, in occupation of John Plummer; messuage and farm in Walsham, formerly in occupation of John Sparke and now of Thos. Quantrill (purchased by John Sparke, senior of the Rev. Wm. Cropley); messuage called Readings and lands in occupation of Thos. Quantrill; barn called Smyth's Yards. Barn and land called Smyth's Yards; 11 a. called Odgings, in occupation of Ezekiel Simpson, late of John Garnham; capital messuage in which John Sparke dwells, with stables, orchards, etc., and lands in occupation of John Sparke and Thos. Quantrill. Reserving an annual sum of £16 payable to the curate of Walsham an annual rent charge of £247.5.8. payable to Eliz. Sparke, wid. during her life, and an annual sum of £10 paid to Margaret Nunn, wid. for life. If (ii) should survive (i) without issue, £800 to be paid to her within six months of his death, or if issue surviving, £500.

Extract from the will of John Sparke, gent., of Walsham le Willows, dated 23 April 1811  TEM.173/261/2  1811, 1814

Contents:
Proved, P.C.C. 2 December 1814, devising his messuages and lands to his wife during widowhood, and an annuity of £200 in addition to the annuity as in TEM.173/261/1, in lieu of the sums of £800 or £500, (as in TEM.173/261/1,) devising his Manors freehold and copyhold estates, subject as above to his son, John.

Conveyance (lease and release)  TEM.173/261/3 (a-d)  19-20 October 1814

Contents:
(i) Wm. Wright, innholder, late of Walsham le Willows, now of Bethnal Green, County of Middlesex, yeoman (ii) Samuel Colding, gent., of Walsham le Willows (iii) John Sparke, esq., of the same place (iv) Edward Hasell, gent., of Ipswich (v) the said Sam. Colding (vi) Wm. Pearson, gent., of Ipswich. Conveyance (lease and release) for £250 paid by (iii) to (ii) and for 10/- paid by (iii) to (i) of a messuage, barn and stable, etc., (as in 281/4).
Since there is doubt as to whether the said tenements are freehold or copyhold, (i) covenants to surrender these to the use of (iii) at a court of the manor of Walsham.
Since the said tenements are subject to the residue of the term of 1,000 years created by the indenture (281/4) and by 281/9, (v) transfers to (vi), for the use of (iii) the tenements comprised in the said term.
(c) 20 October 1814.
Copy of surrender of the above tenements by Wm. Wright to the use of John Sparke (copy of copy of court roll of the Manor of Walsham)
(d) 9 November 1814.
Copy of court roll of the Manor of Walsham (James Powell, esq., lord of the Manor; Wm. Pearson, gent., deputy steward). Admission of John Sparke to premises (as TEM.173/261/3b).

Quitclaim  TEM.173/261/4  27 October 1814

Contents:
(i) Mary Sparke, wid., relict of John Sparke, senior, decd., of Walsham
(ii) John Sparke, esq., only child of the said John Sparke, decd. of Walsham Quitclaim of the sums of £500 or £800 (as in TEM.173/261/2) (i) having accepted the other terms in lieu of the said sums as in the will of the said John Sparke, decd.
Recites as TEM.173/261/2.

Copy of court roll of the manor of Walsham.  TEM.173/261/5  9 November 1814

Contents:
Admission of John Sparke, under the will of John Sparke, senior, decd. his father, to lands, copyhold the Manor of Walsham, under the will of John Sparke, senior; two inclosures called Howcopps (5 a) lying between lands late of Phillipa Page, wid., N. and the highway S., abutting E. on lands late of Francis Asty, gent., and W. on lands of Parkins (J. Sparke senior admitted 1774 on sale by execs, of John Jarrold); 2 a. in the Reading next to lands of Walsham Manor, late in tenure of Rich. Barker W. and lands late of Rich. Margery E. abutting on Colmar Lane N. and on Coldham Close late of John Page, gent, and on lands late of Rich. Barker S., moiety of ½ a. in Bellis Croft between lands late of Tho. Cooke, E. abutting on the way from Walsham to Bury St. Edmunds N.; moiety of piece of meadow in Michlemeadow between a meadow late of John Margery S. and abutting on a meadow late of Sam. Margery E. (½ a.) late of John Gowan; moiety of ½ a. of meadow in Michle Meadow between the meadow late of John Hewke S. and lands late of Robt. Cooke N., abutting on the Meadow Way E. and on a meadow late of Rich. Margery W., late of Robt. Hewke; moiety of a tenement with barn, yard, and Church Close (3 a) (late Greeves) adjoining, between Packway S. and the highway from Walsham to Bury St. Edmunds N., abutting on the said Way E. late of Robt. Hewke and w. Dorothy; moiety of a moiety of one long House and the lands adjoining (6 ft x 1 perch) formerly of Ann Hart, wid., and afterwards of John Page; one moiety of the moiety of the said house, formerly of Rich, Goulston and W. Avice, and afterwards of John Page; 3½ a. in Fellgate Close between Fellgate Way E. and a Close called Fellgate Close, formerly of Thos. Flatman and before of John Jarrold W.,abutting on Colmer Way N., formerly of John Page; 1a. of wood in Wards Wood [abuttals as 252]; 5a. in Millers Croft [as in 252]; other lands as in 252; Clay Pightle (2a.) parcel of a tenement, Jennies alias Vannors, formerly of Geo. Complin, abutting S. on Rattles Lane and N. on lands formerly of Michael Martin and late of Thos. Page, comber, late in occupation of John Rainbird (to which John Sparke was admitted 1779); ½ a. of meadow in Mickle Meadow, between a meadow of the church of Walsham S. and a meadow late of Reginald Page N., abutting E. on a common river bank; 1 a. of meadow called Broadhole between lands late of Reg. Page. S. and lands late of John Grocer N., abutting on a common river bank or lands of Thos. Page, E., 1½ a. in the Great Meadow of Walsham, between a meadow late of Wm. Waller, S. and a meadow late of Rich. Rampley N., abutting on a meadow late of John Hawes of the Bushes W. and a way E.; 2 a. of woods in Spilmans Wood between a grove late of Robt. Jourdon E. and a grove of Wm. Fisher W., abutting on lands late of Geo.Page N. and on lands of Thos. Lacy, gent., called Rottels Wood S.; 3¼a. of arable (parcel of a messuage called Spilmans and 14 a) lying between lands late of Stephen Hawes E. abutting S. on lands of Thos. Page and N. upon Brodhole, (formerly of Geo. Page); 1a called Nunns Acre, late of Robt Grocer; 1¾ a. called Beets his Close, between free lands late of John Beets S. and lands called Hoxons Close, late of Geo Complyn, N., abutting on Rottles Lane E.; messuage and yards (1 rood and 8 perches) in Palmers Street, formerly in occupation of Sam, Smith; third part of Spillman's Pightle (¼a.); 1a.called Square Acre in Badwell Common Meadow, formerly of Thos. Smith, between a meadow late of John Robhood N, and a meadow late of John Beacon, afterwards of Thos. Lacy, S.; 2¼a. called Ladies Bridge meadow, next to Bury Way, N. and a close of Thos. Martin S. abutting on a close of the said Thomas E. and Rottles Lane W.; 3¾a. called Horne Close lying S. of Ladies Bridge Meadow, between lands late of Nich. Martin E. and a close of the said Nicholas and Rottles Lane W.; abutting on the last close N. and on a close formerly in ten of Thos. Lacey and a close of Anthony Padnall S.; the Grove (4a.) between lands late of John Beetes, since of Thos. Page, N. and lands late of Sam. Fisher S., abutting W. on lands of the said Thos. Page and E. on a little way called Rottles Lane; tenement (3a.) called Ables near the parish Church of Walsham; 7a. parcel of the Alder Carr in a field called Rattles; tenement with a shop and a croft (2a.); barn, parcel of a tenement formerly of Rich. Margery (1¾a.); 20 a. parcel of Old Dusty Cheek Pightle; 3¼ roods and 3½ perches, parcel of 4 acres and 14½ perches lying beneath the tenement; piece of land (19½ perches) part built on, parcel of a tenement called Becons formerly of Bullock and afterwards of Rich. Culhams, between the tenement of the said Richard and the lands late of John Johnson N.; abutting upon Church Street E. and on lands of Nich, Martin W.; 3¾a. called Knight's Close, between the lands of the lord formerly in tenure of Nich.Grocer W. and lands formerly of Ann Trappetts afterwards of Chris. Smear E., abutting S. on lands of the lord formerly in tenure of Nich. Martin, afterwards of Chris. Smear, and N. on lands late in tenure of Chris Smear and on the highway (late the estates of Joan Page wid. and Wm. Page); close called Claypits (3a.) between lands late of Geo. Complins W. and lands late of Rich. Goldsons sometime Wm. Fiske E. abutting on lands late of Thos. Martin N. and the highway S. (late the estate of Joseph Page); 15 perches adjoining the messuage, parcel of the tenement called Girlings on E. of the said messuage, late Thos.Rice and Reg. Rice; messuage, parcel of Girlings,(parcel of 3 roods) in Church Street between a parcel of the 3 roods late of Joshua Carter N. and the common river S. abutting on the said parcel late of Joshua Carter and on the highway E. and on lands heretofore of Nich. Martin W. (late of Tho. and Reg. Rice) 1¼a. of meadow called Twenty Feet, between lands heretofore of John Hewkes, afterwards the Town, of Walsham N. freehold meadow late of Wm. Page, formerly of Thos. Smith S. abutting E. on lands late of John Page (formerly the estate of Wm. Page); ½ a. of meadow in the Great Meadow, formerly of Reg. Vincent; moiety of curtain parcels of land (7a.) in Spillman's Close, parcel of a messuage and 14 a. whereof 2 a. were formerly of Margaret Pepper, between Lands late of Geo. Page. S. abutting on lands late of Thos. Page W. and on a grove late of Robt. Jourdan E.; moiety of 1¼ a. in two pieces, between the last piece, S., and free lands of the said George, late of the said Stephen, N., abutting E. on lands late of John Beetes and W. on Spilmans Close late in tenure of the said George; moiety of 3a. lying between lands of the said George, late of Thos. Flatman N. and lands of the said George S., abutting E. on lands late of John Beetes, and W. on Spillmans Close, late in tenure of the said George; moiety of ½ a. in Belliscroft between lands late of Thos. Cooke E. and the way from Walsham to Bury St. Edmunds [...] N., moiety of a piece of meadow (½a.) in Michle Meadow between the meadow late of Robt. Hewke S. and lands late of Robt. Cooke N., abutting E. on the Meadow way and W. on a meadow late of Rich. Margery; moiety of a tenement with barn, yard and close late Greeves called Church Close, between a packway S. and the highway from Walsham to Bury St. Edmunds N., abutting on the said way E. (cont.3a.,) late of Robt Hewke and W. Dorothy; moiety of a moiety of a long house and lands adjoining (6ft x 1 perch) formerly of Ann Hart, wid., and afterwards of John Page; another moiety of land [as first above]; Spilman's Pightle or Spilman's Wood (1a) late John Goffe; tenement and orchard late in tenure of Thos Martin, afterwards of Nathaniel Rodwell, next the Church Way E., abutting W. on the brook, N. on the messuage and lands late of Thos. Roper and since of Daniel Wright, and S. on the tenement of Thos. Martin, senior and on the brook (3a.); pightle (1½ a.) abutting on the brook and on a little pightle of Thos. Martin, N., and on another close of Thos. Martin S.; pightle (18 perches) at the west end of the last, called the Old Orchard, next Bury way N. and the said croft; abutting E. on the brook and W. on a close late in tenure of Thos. Martin; ¾a. in the pightle called the Lawn; ½ a. in Walsham Meadow between a meadow of Robt Barker, S. and a meadow late of Thos. Lacy N., abutting E. on lands late of Thos. Page (late the estate of Rich. Osborne); 1/3 of a moiety of 4 a. between lands late of John Bett N. and lands late of Thos. Lacey S., abutting w. on lands late of Geo. Page and E. on Rottle Lane, late of John Osborne; 2½ a. in Palmer Street, formerly of Sam. Page; messuage, garden and croft (2a) between lands formerly of Wm. Baker W. and copyhold lands of John Milles alias Hill E., and Palmer Street N.; ¾a. in Ladies Woodfield between copyhold lands late of Tho. Page W. and freelands late of the said Thos. E., abutting on Ladies Wood S.; all in Walsham; 1½ roods in Badwell between lands of John Smith W. and copyhold lands late in tenure of Thos. Page E., abutting upon Ladies Wood S. and on lands of John Page called Thieves Hedge N., 1½a. in Ladies Woodfield between lands of Thos. Lacey W. and lands late of Thos. Page E., abutting S. on Ladies Wood; 7½a. in two pieces, one (6a.) in a close called Gurys abutting S. upon Peddars Path, and the other (1¼a.) in a piece called Bolles, next Bury way S.; 5a. in two pieces in a close called Thieves Hedge (4½a. and ½a); 2 a. part of a pightle in Palmer Street; ½a. in Ladies Woodfield; 2½a. parcel of a tenement called Spring Golds lying in Ladies Wood; 3a. in Ladies Woodfield; 1½a. in Walsham (parcel of a tenement and 5¾a); 5a; divided into two by a hedge, in Thieves Hedge between lands of the Manor of Church House late in tenure of Wm. Pope, W.; 1¼a. in Ladies Woodfield, formerly of Rich, Deye, (parcel of 2½a.) between lands late of the Priors of Ixworth on both parts (late the estate of San. Complin); pightle (3a) in Badwell at Ladies Wood, between lands of John Page, late of Thos Page. N. and other lands of John Page S., abutting W. on Ladies Wood Lane; piece of land abutting on Wood Way W. at Peddars path in Palmer Street; 6½a. in the town of Ashfield between Ladies Wood W. and lands late of John Pattle and John Page E., abutting N. on Ladies Wood and S. on lands late of Robert Rockrill; inclosure (8a.) called Ladies Wood land in Ashfield, late Sam. Complin; Woodway Close (7a.) between Woodway Lane W. and the Procession Way dividing Walsham and Badwell E., abutting on lands of Silvester Howlett N.; 2½a. of meadow between Woodway Lane E. and lands of Robt. Goulsell N., abutting W. and S. on lands of Sam. Complin (parcel of a tenement cont. 18a. of San. Complin); 4 a in two pieces in a close called Rennells, in Walsham, adjoining lands of Thos Page, called Thieves Hedge, E. and abutting on the highway to Badwell N. (John Sparke decd. admitted 1780 as nephew and heir of Ezekiel Sparke); 1a. between lands heretofore of Thos. Bennett E. abutting N. on the highway from Walsham to Badwell Ash, and on the procession way S. (John Sparke admitted 1804 on surrender of John Amys); Close (4a.) in North Row, between lands formerly formerly of Jh. Page, and now of Jn. Sparke, jun., W. and Felgate Lane (of late Stopped Up) leading from Walsham to Stanton, E., abutting N. on lands formerly of Jn. Page, now of Jn. Sparke, jun., and S. on lands formerly of Jn. Johnson and afterwards of Wm. Raynbird; close called Cowells (3a) between lands formerly of Rich.Margery and now of Jhn. Sparke, W. and Felgate Lane E., abutting N. on lands formerly of Austin Parker and S. on the commonway to Westhorpe now called Cowell Lane; ¾a. at Stanton Lanes End between lands formerly of Edmund Thorold W. and N., Stanton Lane E. and Cowell Lane S. (the three several pieces in Walsham, laid into one inclosure, containing 6¼a., late in occupation of Thos. Diggens; (Jn. Sparke admitted 1809 on surrender of Jn.Derisley)

Conveyance (lease for a year) as TEM 173/261/6 (b)  TEM.173/261/6 (a)  30 June 1819

Mortgage  TEM.173/261/6 (b)  1 July 1819

Contents:
(i) Jn.Sparke, esq., of Walsham (ii) Wm. Pearson, gent., of Ipswich (iii) Thos. Fielder, gent., of the Stock Exchange, City of London (iv) Jn.Fielder., gent., of Duke Street, Grosvenor Square County Middlesex.
Mortgage, for £6,000, (with interest at 5%) of the Rectory of Walsham le Willows, with the parsonage house, lands called the Tything Way, and tithes (as in 261/1); advowson of the curacy of Walsham; freehold parts of properties as in 261/3, and four closes of freehold land called Cottons late Lawrances at Upthorpe in Stanton in a field called Bendrise, now in six inclosures (pightle, 1½a; pasture, 2½a., Furre Close 1¾a. Grove, 1½a., New Close, 1¾a., Horse Pasture, 2a) formerly in occupation of Wm.Buckley and late of Tho. Buckley, purchased by Jn.Sparke, lands (Smyths Yard, etc.) as in 260; messuage with a croft adjoining and three pieces of land in Walsham sometime of Robt. Margery, afterwards of Rich. Margery,(the messuage and croft lying next to Hawcroft between lands late of John Scott E. and an entry late of Rich. Harvys leading to the Sweet Oak, W., abutting N. on lands late of Rich. Harvy and S. upon the stream; the three pieces of land:- 2a. 'lying in the same Went' between lands late in tenure of Jn. Margery E. and land late of Jn. Scott W.; of Rich. Harvys N., and of Jn. Scott, S.1½a. enclosed, next the way to Stanton, E. and lands late of Thos. Margery W. and the procession way to N. ½a. at Brights Meer in the end of the Great Meadow in Walsham, between the meadow late of Rich. Harvys and of Rich. Baker, N., and the meadow late of Hen. Green S., the land late of Rich. Harvys E. and late of Wm. Harvys W.); 1a. of meadow late converted into an orchard, in the Little Meadow in Walsham, between the common river, S. and the common way N.; 2½a of pasture called Winters Close, pightle called the Long Brooke (2a); 1a. of arable between Westwood Way Lane E.; ½a. in the Great Meadow; close of pasture (14a.) called Coocks Field, between the way and ground late of Jn. Page E., and Woodway Lane W., abutting N. on Wards Wood, the pasture of Thos. Flatman and a wood late of Rich. Margery and Rich. Baker, and S. on a lane from Walsham to Thetford; close in divers parcels, (18a.) in Walsham, called Lakins close (formerly five inclosures); Kemballs (6a), abutting on land late of Jn. Johnson heretofore of Thos. Flatman, N. and land late of Sam. Margery S., lands late of Sam. Margery and of Jn. Parker E.; 4a. abutting on lands late of Jn. Johnson and late of Thos. Flatman N. on land late of Jn. Margery S., between the close called Kemballs and lands late of Jn. Johnson, E.; piece called the entry with a piece called a Square piece at the upper end, abutting on land late of Jn. Margery and on a drift way, S., between Coocks Field W. and the above 4a. E.; 3½a. at the N. end of the Square piece, abutting on land late of Thos. Flatman N. and on land of Thos. Flatman and the 4a. abovementioned E.; 3a. near Wards Wood, abutting on lands of Thos. Flatman N. and on Coocks Field S.; close (12a.) called Horse Pasture or Felgate Close, in Walsham, late purchased of Reynold Johnson, (formerly divided into four parts) between Fellgate Lane E. and the pasture sometime of Thos. Flatman W., on Colmer Way, N. and on lands late of Jn. Parker and of Thos. Flatman S.; Manns Close (9a) 'anciently divided into three parts', between lands late of Jn. Johnson called Fallgate or Horse Pasture Close E. and the pightle late of Jn. Margery W. Colmer Way N. and the pasture late of Thos. Flatman and Wards Wood S.; Wards Wood (3a) between the glove of Jn. Margery W. and the pasture late of Thos. Flatman E.; abutting S. on the close late of Thos. Flatman and N. N. the pightle of Jn. Margery and the above Close (with Manns Close, purchased of John Mann, formerly in occupation of Jn. Mason afterwards of Robt. Craske and now or hereto fore of John Howell, jun., formerly the estate of Gascoigne Young, gent, and late of Wm. Cropley, gent. (ii) transfers to (iv) the two terms of 1,000 years (one created by an indenture of 281/4/ and the other by an indenture of 26 September 1718 between Wm. Lawrence and Jn. Penny). Recites 261/3, and an indenture of 2 January 1816 between (i) Thos. Buckley, farmer, of Stanton (ii) Charles Parr, farmer, of Ipswich (iii) Jn. Sparke (iv) Geo. Boldero, of Ipswich, administrator of the goods of Roger Boldero, esq., decd. late of Ipswich (v) Wm. Pearson, by which the two terms were vested in Wm. Pearson. Now to be held by (iv) in trust to secure to (iii) the repayment of the mortgage sum, and afterwards in trust for (i). Redemption of the mortgage not to take place before 1 July 1824.

Extracts from the Enclosure Award for Walsham le Willows  TEM.173/261/7  1819

Contents:
(Allotments made to Jn. Sparke, including sale allotments and exchange of Lammas Lands).

Mortgage  TEM.173/261/8  11 October 1820

Contents:
(i) Jn. Sparke, Esq., of Walsham (ii) Benjamin Cooper, sen., gent., of Bredfield and Jas. Cooper gent., of Hasketon.
Mortgage for 1,000 years for £3,000 (£2,000 advanced by B. Cooper and the residue by Jas. Cooper) of lands in Hepworth, and Wattisfield, viz. (a) part of Great Tuffts, Little Tuffts, and a coppice called Tuffts. (12a together), part of a farm formerly in occupation of Edmund Beales, decd. since of Jas. Wales and now of Jn. Mallows Youngman and Lovat James, (b) Manor of Netherhall alias North Hall; grove called Bury Wood (1¾a); Brockholes Wood (11¼a) in Hepworth, late parcel of a capital messuage called Wallers, formerly in occupation of Edward Youngman, since of Jn. Manning and now of Robt. Nunn; 5¼a. of freehold land, late part of Hepworth Causeway Common, now in occupation of Lovat James, with view of Frankpledge, etc., of the Manor; (c) messuage, barn, stables, etc., in Hepworth and Wattisfield (24a) called Furze Piece with orchard and Spurway (6¼a), The Two Acres (2¼a); Further Two Acres (2¼a); Little Meadow (2a) Great Meadow (4¾a); Grove Close (6¼a) in Hepworth and Wattisfield, late of Edmund Smith, heretofore the estate of Robt. Wright; (purchased by Jn. Sparke 1815); piece of land with a messuage, barn, etc., lately erected thereon in Stanton (6a) formerly of Jn. Gilman, late in occupation of Thos. Sutton, since of Jn. Green, late of Edmund Smith and now of Lovat James (late copyhold of the Manor of North Hall in Hepworth;); (purchased by Jn. Sparke, of Ed. Smith, the copyhold tenure extinguished by J. Sparke's purchase of the Manor) freehold parts of 30¼a. late Lammas Lands, (allotted to Jn. Sparke under the Enclosure of Walsham le Willows, no. 17 in the plan; states abuttals); (i) warrants to surrender such parts of the said Lammas Lands as are copyhold of the Manor of Walsham, to the use of (ii).
Recites: (1) request of (i) for the said loan from (ii)
(2) lease and release of 8-9 April 1819 between (i) Jn. Mallows Youngman, farmer, of Hepworth (ii) Meadows Taylor, gent., of Diss, Co. Norfolk (iii) Jn. Sparke (iv) Wm. Pearson, by which the lands as (a) were limited to the use of (iii).
(3) Lease and release of 9-10 October 1820 between (i) Robt. Nunn, gent. of Hepworth, and W. Eliz., (ii) Jas. Devereux Hustler, gent., of the West India Dock, London (iii) Eliz. Sparke Edgar, spinster, of Bushall. (3) and Thos. Robt. jun., gent., of Onehouse, Co., Suffolk (iv) Jn. Sparke (v) Eleazar Lawrance, gent., of Ipswich limiting the Manor etc., as (b) to the use of (iv).

Conveyance (lease and release)  TEM.173/261/9 (a-b)  14 - 15 December, 1823

Contents:
(i) Jn. Sparke, esq., of Walsham (ii-) Benjamin Isaac Samo, gent., of Lincoln's Inn Fields (iii) Thos. Briggs, gent., of Lincoln's Inn Fields. Conveyance (lease and release) (mortgage) for £2,000, of the rectory and advowson etc., of Walsham le Willows (as TEM.173/261/6); [Smyths] Yards; capital messuage formerly in occupation of Thos. Page, gent, in Walsham; lands (as TEM.173/260); Close (as TEM.173/259/1); Orchard (as TEM.173/259/2); messuage and cottage (as TEM.173/259/3) the cottage formerly occupied by Sam, Davis; messuage, barn, neathouse, stable and orchard, formerly in occupation of Chas. Phillips, with the pieces of meadow adjoining (5a) between land formerly of Jn. Barker, W. and the said Chas. Phillips, and a close called Great Readings E., abutting on Colmer Way N.; 3a. of meadow in Lammas Meadow in two pieces (1¼a. and 1¾a.) formerly in occupation of Chas. Phillips; lands of the manors of Walsham and Walsham Churchhouse; close called Over Reading (7½a) lying upon Colmers Lane between lands late of Jn. Margery E. and lands late of Rich. Margery W., Colmers Way N. and lands late of Rich Margery S., close called Great Reading alias Middle Reading (10¼a) parcel of 17¾a. lying between lands late of Rich. Margery in Long Reading, W. and Woods Way Lane leading to Stanton, E., abutting N. on lands of the Manor of Walsham Church House late in tenure of John Seaman, and S. on lands late of Jn. Page and of Ann Margery, wid.; close (7a) at Millmount, formerly of Geo. Complyn, late in occupation of Jn. Rainbird; 1¼a. parcel of close called Bullscroft (6a) formerly of Jn. Gowens; 1a. in Smyths Yards, heretofore of Catherine Abell and afterwards Wm. Smyth; 8¾a. in divers pieces (2½a. in West Street Field in a croft late of Thos. Flatman between lands late of the said Thos. on both parts, abutting W. on the common river, at annual rent of 10d; close (4¾a.) parcel of 6a. called Bolestreat, between a pightle of this manor late in tenure of the said Thos. W. and lands of the Manor of Walsham, late of the said Thos., E. abutting on lands of the said Thos. heretofore Greens N. and on lands of the said Thos. S. at annual rent of 11d, (parcel of 2/- for the aforesaid 6a.); 16 feet by 17 perches for a way in West Street Field, leading from a tenement late of the said Thomas towards a piece of land (5a) in the same field (1d rent); 2¼a. parcel of 3a. formerly of Jn.Page, gent; close (4½a.) called Bolecroft, between lands of the manor of Walsham late in tenure of Thos. Flatman E. and free lands of the said Thos. called Westmill Way, W., the way from Walsham to Bury St. Edmunds N.; close now built called Sheep Croft (4¾a.) in Palmer Street between a messuage of the Manor of Walsham,late in tenure of Thos Pottinger, E. and lands of the said Manor, now or late of Wm. Baker, W., abutting on Bury Way N.; ½a. in Thieves Hedge between lands of the said Manor, late in tenure of Wm. Baker E. and lands now or late of Wm. Page, W; 2¼a. and ½a. in the field called Ladies Wood, and one piece (20a.) in the field of Ashfield in the bottom next the procession way next Ladies Wood; piece of land (4a) heretofore of Jn. Page, in a close called Thieves Hedge, between lands late of Sam. Fisher, gent., E. the highway to Walsham N. and the procession Way S. (all copyhold of the manor of Walsham Churchhouse); and the following (of the Manor of Walsham); two inclosures called Howcopps (as TEM.173/261/5) and other lands, as in TEM.173/261/5, Clay Pightle and lands in Mickle Meadow, etc., as in TEM.173/261/5 [Hoxne Close, not Horne Close]; piece of land, parcel of the waste of the said Manor, (7 roods x 2½ roods) abutting on the highway from Badwell Ash to Walsham N., on lands of the said Jn. Sparke, S., the premises of Jn. Jacob called the Chequer E. and the said highway W. and messuage and dwellinghouse erected thereon by Wm. Wright, and land etc., (as in TEM.173/261/3); lands of the manor of Walsham (in which Mary Sparke an estate during widowhood); - tenement newly built, late parcel of the tenement called Cocks, between lands late of Thos. Flatman E. and the rivnlet S., abutting on Millers, Croft (a way leading through it)N. (½a.) moiety of three pieces of land in close called Stubbings (7a. between lands late of Jn. Mawes, heretofore of Walter Judge, N.; ¾a. near; 1¼a. near a Close of Stephen Hawes S.); moiety of 7a. in Spilman's Close (as in TEM.173/261/5, with other lands moieties of 1¼a. and 3a.); moiety of 6a. called Stonyland in West Millfield between lands Heretofore of Robt. Barker, late of Thos. Page, S.; moiety of a pightle called Brodhole next to the Great Meadow; moiety of 15a. in divers pieces; - 3a. between free lands late of Thos. Flatman on both parts, abutting towards the river W; 3a. abutting W. on the last mentioned piece, between the free lands late of the said Thos. N.; 3a. between the last piece, N., and lands of Stephen Hawes and free lands late of the said Thos. S.; 5a. between the last piece, N., and a close late of the said Stephen, S.; moiety of 2½a. parcel of the tenement called Jayes, called Stonyland, between lands heretofore of Stephen Hawes N. and lands heretofore of Nich. Hawes and late of Thos. Page S., abutting W. on the Great Meadow; two pieces of land (3a) in a close called Stonyland, next free land of Rich. Gouldston, between the said pieces, abutting W. on the Great Meadow and E. on lands late of Jn. Page, gent, and on Spillman's lane, formerly of Thos. Martin; moiety of three pieces of land in a close called Stubbing;- 7a. between lands late of Jn. Hawes heretofore of Walter Judge, N., ¾a. near the first, 1¼a. near a Close of Stephen Hawes, S.; moiety of 6a. called Stonyland, in West Millfield [as above]; moiety of a pightle called Brodhole [as above, and moities of other lands, as above, to 2½a. parcel of Jayes].
If (i) shall make default in the payment of interest (ii) is empowered to sell the premises, and shall apply the proceeds to refunding the said £2,000 with interest, the residue, after meeting expenses to (i).
(i) appoints (iii) as his attorney to receive the rents of the premises (if the said sum or interest thereon is in arrears by one calendar month)
(i) covenants to surrender the copyhold premises to the use of (ii)
(c) Deed endorsed on TEM.173/261/9 (b). 12 January 1825.
(i) B.1 Samo (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Thos. Briggs. Assignment of mortgage to (iii) for £2,000, upon the trusts as before (i) covenants to be admitted tenant to the copyholds and to surrender the said copyhold to the use of (iii) and transfees to (iii) the said judgment.
Recites: (1) surrender of copyhold by (ii) to the use of (i)
(2) judgement, for £4,000, caused by (ii) to be entered against him on 13 December 1823, as collateral security to (i)
(3) request by (i) for repayment of the said £2,000, (ii) being unable to repay, has requested (iii) to do so, on the same security
Further endorsement, 16 April 1825, of receipt of £2,025. 15. 0d (principal sum and interest due) by W. Briggs from J. Sparke [witnessed by clerks to Messrs. Briggs and Mould, solicitors].

Assignment of Mortgage  TEM.173/261/10 (a-b)  30 June and 1 July 1824

Contents:
(i) Thos. Fielder, gent, of the Stock Exchange, City of London.
(ii) Jn. Sparke, esq., of Walsham (iii) Catherine, Eyre, wid., of Bath.
Assignment of Mortgage (with lease for a year to vest possession, of lands, etc., as TEM.173/261/6, per £6,150 (ii) covenants to surrender the copyhold to the use of (iii).
Recites (1) TEM.173/261/6.
(2) the said principal sum of £6,000 is still owing.
(3) (iii) has agreed to advance the said by £6,150 (being the said sum with arrears of interest).

Further Mortgage  TEM.173/261/11 (a-b)  3 August 1824

Contents:
(i) Ezekiel Simpson, farmer, of Walsham (ii) Catherine Eyre (iii) B.I. Samo (iv) Jn. Sparke (v) Juliana Eyre spinster, of Bath (vi) Thos. Eyre, esq., of Bath and Lewis Allsopp, esq., of Nottingham.
Further mortgage for £2,000 paid by (v) to (iii) and £3,500 paid by (v) to (iv), of the advowson, lands, etc., as TEM.173/260,261/9 (with a messuage, barn etc., formerly in occupation of Chas. Phillips) TEM.173/261/10 and TEM.173/159/1-3 (interest at 4% to (vi), upon trust to permit (iv) to receive the profits until default in payment of the said sum of £6,150 and interest and of £5,500 and interest, with power to sell the premises in case of default in payment, paying the said sums to (ii) and (v), and any surplus to (iv); with power to receive the annual rents and to remove tenants as bailiffs, etc., of the said properties
Recites (1) TEM.173/260
(2) the conveyance so made as (1) to Ezekiel Simpson was to him as a trustee for Jn. Sparke, decd. and his heirs
(3) the said lands, etc., and others, as in TEM.173/261/1, are charged with annuity of £200 to Mary Sparke and as subject to a term of 500 years for security for the same.
(4) TEM.173/261/2 (Jn. Sparke being seised in fee simple in all the said messuages, etc., excepting those comprised in a lease and release of 1-2 January 1816 and a lease and release of 19-20 October 1814)
(5) lease and release of 1-2 January 1816 (as stated in TEM.173/261/6) of four closes called Cottons late Lawrences (14a) then in occupation of Thos. Buckley, at Upthorpe in Stanton, in a field called Bendrise to Jn. Sparke.
(6) TEM.173/261/3
(7) TEM.173/261/6
(8) TEM.173/261/10
(9) the principal sum of £6,150 is still owing to (ii)
(10) TEM.173/261/9
(11) the said sum of £2,000 is still owing to (iii)
(12) (v) has agreed to lend (iv) the sum of £5,500; the said sum of £2,000 to be repaid to (iii) from the said £5,500
(13) (i) has agreed to concur in the present conveyance.

Further security for £20,000  TEM.173/261/12 (a-b)  3-4 January 1825

Contents:
(i) Jn. Sparke, esq., of Walsham (ii) Catherine Eyre and Juliana Eyre (iii) the said Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham wid., of Leicester, Lewis Allsopp, esq., of Nottingham and Jesse Berridge, gent, of Leicester (iv) Thos Eyre and Lewis Allsopp.
Further security, for £20,000, (being the said sums of £6,150, £5,500 and £8,350) of (a) properties as in TEM.173/261/8; (b) the Manor of Russalls alias Reveshalls [Riveshall in Hepworth] and Master Stephen's [in Hepworth], with view of frankpledge; capital messuage and farmhouse called Hepworth Hall, cottages, barns, etc., and 167a. in Hepworth, Stanton Weston and Wattisfield, intended after the execution of the indenture as recited in (4) to be occupied by Hen. James at an annual rent of £300, formerly in occupation of Jeremiah How, decd., since of Eliz. Booty, wid., then of Jn. Amys; 6a. of wood belonging to Hepworth Hall (c) messuage called Scasseys Hole in Hepworth, in occupation of Lovat James, with lands (65a.) which anciently belonged to the same messuage, in Hepworth and Stanton; and Scassys Hole Grove (17½a.) coppice called Furze Cover (6¾a.) in Hepworth, and all lands in Hepworth and Stanton purchased by Jn. Sparke of Thos. Buckley and Chas. Murton, then in occupation of Lovat James; allotments under the Enclosure Award for Hepworth (in Hepworth and Stanton), then in occupation of Lovat James and Jn. Baker, called Lower Clap Gate (6¼a.) Upper Clap Gate (5¾a.) Marlbro Field (4a.); allotments, 3¾a.; and 1a. (exchanged); Furze Close (14a.), Round Stetch (4½a.) ditto (2¾a.), The Grove Close (6½a.), Jollys Meadow (4¼a.), site of Scasseys Hole Farmhouse, site of cottage, yards and pightle (1¼a.) 11¾a. in three enclosures; three fields with the site of a messuage, pulled down (11a.) purchased of Chas. Murton in Hepworth to (iv), with power to sell the same if requested by (ii) and (iii) upon trust to repay the said sums from the proceeds of any sale, and in the meantime to receive the annual profits for payment of interest due.
Recites (1) as recited in TEM.173/261/8 (2)
(2) as recited in TEM.173/261/8 (3)
(3) TEM.173/261/8
(4) indenture of 27 October 1819 between (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Mary Studd and Simon Halliday, being a mortgage (demise for 1,000 years) for £4,000, of the Manors and lands (b) comprised in the present indenture
(5) indenture of 27 September 1821 between (i) Mary Studd and Simon Halliday (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Margaret Naunton, assigning the above mortgage to (iii)
(6) death of Margaret Naunton, 1823, having appointed by will dated 8 December 1820 appointed Bartholomew Long, gent., Thos. Catlin, farmer and Joseph Parmenter Naunton Walford, farmer, as executors
(7) indenture of 30 August 1821 between (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Eliz. Johnson, spinster; mortgage, for £2,000, of messuages and lands as (c) in the present indenture
(8) indentures of lease and release of 1-2 August 1824 (parties as TEM.173/261/11), mortgage for £6,150 to Cath. Eyre
(9) indenture of 4 January 1825, between (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Catherine Eyre and Juliana Eyre (iii) Mary Lowdham, Lewis Allsopp and Jesse Berridge (iv) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp reciting that (iii) had agreed to advance to (i) the further sum of £8,350 upon the same security as in (8)
(10) it was agreed that the properties comprised in TEM.173/261/8 and in the indentures recited in (4) and (7) should be conveyed to (iv).

Assignment of mortgage  TEM.173/261/13  4 January 1825

Contents:
(i) Wm. Pearson, gent, of Ipswich (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Catherine Eyre, Juliana Eyre; Mary Lowdham, Lewis Allsopp and Jesse Berridge (iv) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp (v) Jacob Mould, gent., of Lincoln's Inn Fields.
Assignment of mortgage to (v) as TEM.173/261/10 (three terms of one thousand years, as created by indentures recited in (1) (5) and (8)
Recites: (1) indenture of 3 March 1586, demise by Sir Nicholas Bacon and W. Dame Anne to Jn. Ashfield, of the parsonage house of Walsham, gardens and churchyards, with the tithes of Walsham, for 1,000 years.
(2) by divers mesne assignments and by indenture of 10 June 1782 between (i) Brampton Gurdon Dillingham (ii) Philip Bedingfield (iii) Jn. Chamber and Jn. Peele (iv) Jn. Sparke, (father of the said Jn. Sparke) (v) Jn. Amys, the said parsonage, etc., became vested in (v) in trust to repay £2,000 to (iii), since repaid, and then in trust for (iv)
(3) death of Jn. Sparke (sen.) and probate of will
(4) indenture of 27 December 1824 between (i) Jn.Amys (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Wm. Pearson, vesting the said parsonage, etc., in (iii) for the residue of the said term in trust for (ii)
(5) indenture of 26 September 1718, as recited in TEM.173/161/6
(6) default was made in payment of the sum of £80 and interests, as in (5)
(7) indenture of 2 January 1816, as recited in TEM.173/261/6
(8) TEM.173/281/4
(9) TEM.173/261/3
(10) as recited in TEM.173/261/12(8)

Copies of court roll  TEM.173/261/14 (a-b)  12 April 1825

Contents:
Conditional surrender by Jn. Sparke to the use of Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp of Copyholds of the Manors of Walsham and Walsham Church House - Wm. Pearson, Steward.

Assignment of mortgage  TEM.173/262  4th November 1829


Related information: As TEM.173/261/8

Contents:
(a) (i) Benjamin Cooper, sen., gent., of Bredfield and Jas. Cooper, gent., late of Hasketon, now of Nacton (ii) Jn. Sparke, esq., late of Walsham le Willows, now of Brighton (iii) Wm. Gambler esq., of Sacombe Park, Co. Herts.
(b) Endorsement 4 November 1829
(i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Wm. Gambier further charge on the said lands, of £460. 7. Od (at 5% interest) paid by (ii) as arrears of interest to B. and J. Cooper

Deed poll  TEM.173/263  29 September 1830

Contents:
(i) Thos. Eyre of Bath and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham, late of Nottingham, now of Lincoln's Inn Fields to Thos. Fowler Steward. Quitclaim of Copyhold properties of Jn. Sparke, held of the Manors of Walsham and Walsham Church House, excepting 7a. late Lammas Lands.
Recites (1) Surrender by Jn. Sparke, 12 April 1824, to use of Thos. Eyre and L.A.Lowdham (the Lewis Allsopp) in pursuance of covenants in indentures of 2 August 1824 and as TEM.173/261/13.
(2) the said Thos. Eyre and L.A.Lowdham have not been admitted to the copyholds thus surrendered
(3) as recited in TEM.173/267(37), the copyholds of the Manors of Walsham to be sold for £8,000 and those of the manor of Walsham Church House for £2,600, and surrender of the said copyholds by Jn. Sparke to the use of Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett and their co-trustees.
(4) before the said surrender it was agreed that Thos.Eyre and L.A.Lowdham should make the present release

Court baron of the Manor of Walsham  TEM.173/264  20 May 1831

Contents:
Of the Rev. Thos. Baden Powell, Timothy Rich. Holmes, Steward. Admission of Thos. Fowler, Steward, (in trust for Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Timothy Steward and the said Thos. F. Steward), on surrender out of court, by Mary Sparke, wid., on 3 November 1830 and by Jn. Sparke on 9 September 1830, (both of Brighton, late of Walsham le Willows) in pursuance of a covenant contained in the release of 29 September 1830.
All copyhold messuages and lands, the estate of Mary Sparke during widowhood, with reversion to Jn. Sparke (as in TEM.173/261/9); and copyhold messuages and lands to which Jn. Sparke was admitted as devisee by thewill of Jn. Sparke, sen. on 9 November 1814, (as in TEM.173/261/9 and TEM.173/261/5) TEM.173/261/3) and a cottage, Late a stable, with a little yard in front and piece of ground behind, now fenced, part of premises called the Chequer, in occupation of Simon Frost (to which Jn. Sparke was admitted on surrender of Jn. Plummer, 30 May 1817), and messuage theretofore used as a public house called the Chequer, buildings and yard (1r.8p.) in Palmer Street, abutting on land theretofore of Wm. Complin, since of Ezekiel Sparke and then of the said Jn. Sparke, E., W. and S., and on the highway N. (formerly Robt. Gawsells, now in occupation of Rich. Lewis) to which Jn. Sparke was admitted at the same court as the last; 4a. (formerly pasture) in Stanton, between lands formerly of Simon Searles on both parts, and N. on lands formerly of Jn. Hawes (containing by survey 2a. 3a. 25p.) to which Jn. Sparke was admitted 26 May 1820 on surrender of Samuel Clamp; 1a. 3r. 30p.; and ir. 20p.; 4a. or 1p.; and 2r. 23p., parcels of a piece of land (30a.1r.3.p.) allotted to Jn. Sparke by the Commissioners for the Enclosure of Walsham le Willows (admitted at Court of 26 May 1820)
Excepting the lands and cottages, as in TEM.173/265.

Court baron of the Manor of Walsham Church House, of the Rev. Thos. Baden Powell.  TEM.173/265  20 May 1831

Contents:
Admission of Thos. Fowler steward in trust(as in TEM.173/264) on surrender (as TEM.173/265) to lands, copyhold of the Manor, as in TEM.173/261/9 (over Reading to 4a. in Thieves Hedge), excluding the following:- Kiln Field (5a.) in Walsham in occupation of Wm. Brooks, two cottages and garden opposite the churchyard, late in occupation of Mr. Brows, now of Rich. Ray and Widow Fuller, cottage and garden adjoining the above, in the rear, fronting the highroad, in occupation of Ham Steward; plantations (12 perches and 2 perches); Long Brook Meadow, in occupation of Jn. Goddard, plantation at E. of above (22 perches) ditto at W., part of Mrs. Miller's Long Meadow (16 perches) in occupation of Jn. Miller.
[Nos. TEM.173/266-1 appear to be an original bundle].

(a) Marriage settlement  TEM.173/266  19 October 1825

Contents:
(i) John Hector Munro Esq., of Keppel St., St. George, Bloomsbury, Co. Middlesex for some time residing at Fritton Hall, Suff. (ii) Amelia Steward, spinster, of Gt. Yarmouth. (iii) Wm. Pitcairn esq., of Tokenhouse Yard, City of London, Jonathan Brundrett, gent., of the Inner Temple London, Timothy Steward, jun., brewer of Norwich, Thos. Fowler Steward, gent, of Gt. Yarmouth.
Recites: (1) Will of Jn. Munro, Esq., decd., of Keppel Street, proved 9 Jan. 1812, including bequest of £30,000 to J.H.Munro, Wm. Pitcairn and Geo. Rankin, as execs., purchased stocks in accordance with the will during minority of J.H.Munro (£29,510 3% consols, and £28.786.16.2. 3% reduced Bank Anuities);
(2) on death of Rankin in January 1825 the sums were transferred to Pitcairn and Brundrett, jointly;
(3) appreciation in the value of thestocks since purchase, therefore the value is now above £30,000;
(4) After settlement of the claims of the residuary legatees [to the surplus], stocks to £30,000 to be settled on J.H.Munro and Amelia Steward, on their intended marriage, in the name of Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Tim. Steward and Thos. Fowler Steward.
J.H.Munro now covenants to transfer the said sum to the above trustees, after his marriage and the settlement of the claim of the residuary legatees, and appoints Brundrett and Pitcairn as trustees for the transfer, upon trust for J.H.Munro for life, and afterwards, as to £600 per annum (part of the interest) for the use of the said Amelia Steward for life, or in the event of her remarriage, £300 per annum; subject to the charge as above the capital sum to be held by the trustees in trust for the children of the said intended marriage, to be vested in them equally at age of 21 years (or at marriage, of daughters, whichever is earlier), during their respective minorities to be applied to their education and maintenance; in default of children or of their death under twenty one years (if daughters, also unmarried) then in trust for the will of J.H.Munro, or in default, for persons named by Mary Mitchison, wife of Jn. Mitchison, silk warehouseman, of Palmer Terrace, Upper Islington, Middlesex by decd, or will and for her use for life; in the event of Amelia Steward surviving J.H.Munro (then being no surviving children) £2,000 of the said trust funds to be held in trust for the said Amelia to the uses of her deed or will; the trustees empowered to sell stocks and to purchase others, or to purchase any Manors, messuages or lands (freehold, copyhold or leasehold) not more than one quarter to be copyhold, ditto leasehold (the leases to be for a term not less than 60 years), with power for J.H.Munro or his trustees after his decease to demise any of the properties for terms not exceeding 21 years, and power to resell or exchange; the arrangements for the said Amelia Steward to be in lieu of all claims to dower.
Two Receipts for £17,518.5.0d 3% Consols. dated 2 June 1828, attached.
(b) Endorsement, 2 June 1828;
Declaration by Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Tim. Steward and Thos. Fowler Steward that £17,518.5.0d 3% consols and £17,518.5.0d 3% reduced Bank Anuities are held by them in trust for the purposes in the indenture above;
Recites: (1) That the marriage between J.H.Munro and Amelia Steward took place 'soon after' the execution of the indenture of 1818
(2) Settlement 'by amicable adjustment' in favour of J.H.Munro, of the question the share of the residuary legatees
(3) Transfer of the capital sums above mentioned, on the date of this declaration, to the said trustees (Andrew Gregory Johnston being omitted under the rules of the Bank of England for registration of transfers in four names only, and as he 'may shortly leave England for the West Indies')
(b) Endorsement, reciting indenture of 12 Nov. 1841.
(c) Endorsement, reciting indenture of - August 1843.

Conveyance (bargain and sale)  TEM.173/267  28-29 September 1830

Contents:
(i) Thos. Eyre, esq., of the City of Bath, and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham, esq., late of Nottingham, now of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex. (ii) Catherine Eyre, wid., and Juliana Eyre, spinster both of Bath (iii) Mary Lowdham, wid., of Leicester, the said Lewis Allsopp Lowdham and Jesse Berridge, gent, of Leicester (iv) John Sparke, esq., late of Walsham le Willosw, co. Suff. now of Brighton, co. Sussex, (v) Mary Sparke wid. late of Walsham and now of Brighton, (vi) Jn. Amys, esq. of Rickinghall, co. Suff., (vii) Wm. Gambier, esq., of Sacombe Park, co. Herts., (viii) Wm. Pitcairn, esq., late of Tokenhouse Yard now of Copthall Buildings in the City of London, Jonathan Brundrett, gent., of the Inner Temple, Andrew Gregory Johnston, esq., of Fritton Hall, co. Suff., Timothy Steward, jun., brewer of the City of Norwich and Thos. Fowler Steward, gent., of Gt. Yarmouth; (ix) Arthur Steward, merchant, of Gt. Yarmouth, (x) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., of Lowestoft, co. Suff.
By (iv), in virtue of the powers reserved to him by indentures of lease, of 20 October 1814, 9 April 1819 and 10 October 1820, to (viii) as joint tenants, and by (vii) for £5,500 (part of the said purchase money of £25,500) with the consent of (iv) and at the direction of (i) and by (i) for £20,000, residue of the said sum, with the consent of (ii) and (iii) and by (iv), (v), (ii), (iii) and (i) for the sum of ten shillings each paid to them by (viii) of the manor of Netherhall alias North Hall and the freehold parts of a capital messuage or mansion house, coach house, barn, stables, buildings, yards, gardens, plantations, etc, in Walsham le Willows (45¾a.)viz. the mansion house, offices and yards (3a.2r.28p.); the Paddock (1a.2r.18p); Plantation (21p). the Lawn (32a.3r.8p.); the Plantation (1a.0r.12p.); and Plantation (6a.1r.27p); messuage and farm called the Church Farm, with barns, stables, orchards, etc., in Walsham (115a.)viz. Gowns Meadow (6a.3r.23p.), Hoxne's Meadow (6a.2r.4p.), First Beeches (6a.1r.29p), Second beeches (5a.2r.28p.), New Drift Plantation (1a.2r.18p.), part of Lawn (7a.) First Stony Lands (6a.1r.27p.), Stubbings (11a.1r.31p.) Middle Stoney Lands (6a.0r.2p.), Further Stoney Lands (7a.1r.8p.) Badwell Mill Field (9a.0r.28p.), Plantation (15p.), ditto (11p.), ditto (3r.22p.), ditto (16p.) Chequer Meadow (8a.3r.5p.), Hoxne Pasture (5a.2r.19p.), Middle Psture (4a.3r.20p.), Plantation (7p.), ditto (10p.), Second Palefield (5a.2r.17p.), First Pale meadow (3a. 2r. 35p.), Gallants Meadow (4a.2r.27p.), Brook meadow (4a.1r.26p.), The Drift or Hoxney [six] Lane (26p.), farmhouse and yards (1a.0r.30p.), cottage and gardnes (24p.), all in occupation of Wm. Brooks, excepting the New Drift Plantation, the six plantations, Hoxney Lane and the cottage and garden, in tenure of the said Jn.Sparke; piece of Lammas meadow (29a.3r.) (allotted to Jn. Sparke by the Award of 27 September 1819,) in Walsham le Willows, near to the said capital messuage and other messuages hereinbefore described, also in occupation of the said Wm. Brooks at the annual rent of £42; messuage and farm, with barns, stables, orchards, etc., in Walsham and Badwell Ash, (140a.) viz. farmhouse, etc., (3a.1r.10p.), Home field (5a.0r.26p.), Street Close (6a.1r.8p.); Chequer meadow (4a.2r.23p.), North Thieves Hedge field (9a.0r.23p.), Badwell Hill field (8a.3r.2p.), South Thieve's Hedge field (7a.1r.20p.); West Barn Field (6a.0r.26p.), barn and yard (26p.), Knave's Acre (1a.0r.15.p), Old Meadow (10a.3r.), Wood Close (6a.2r.10p.), Bryant's meadow (4a.0r.22p.), Seven Acres (7a. 2r.8.p.), The Great Growns (9a.1r.), East Barnfield (4a.0r.31p.), New field (10a.1r.), The Lawn (12a. 1r.19p.), Complins Close (8a.1r.30p.), The Drift (26p.) Plantation field (6a.2r.); First Bottom (7a.), three cottages and gardens (1r.10p.) two ditto (1r.12p.) Plantation with gate space (1r.16p.) ditto (1r.9p.), ditto (10.p), ditto (1r.8p), all, excepting the three cottages, two ditto and the four last mentioned plantations in occupation of Jn. Plummer at the annual rent of £177, and the cottages, etc., in tenure of Jn. Sparek; lands in Badwell Ash (34a.), viz. Further Bottom (7a.0r.15p.), Grove field (6a.2r.), Foot Path field (5a.0r.17p.) Plowed Horse shoes (2a.3r.30p), First Horse Shoe meadow (2a.0r.5p.), Farther ditto, (2a.2r.4.p), the Eight Acres (8a.2r.14p.) in occupation of the said Jn. Plummer at the annual rent of £41; messuage and farm called the Home Farm, with barns, stables, cottages, etc., in Walsham (119a.)viz. the Orchard (1a. 0r. 5p.), the farmhouse, yards, drifts, etc., (1a. 3r. 19p.), Doctor's Croft (6a.2r.37p.), Cow-well Lane (2r.), Howe Tops (7a.1r.37p.), Kemballs (7a. 0r.36p.), Great Johnson's (8a.0r.14p.), Broad Oaks (7a.0r.39p.), Little Johnson's (6a.0r. 34p.), Old Bean field (6a.1r.11p.), Old Ley (5a.0r.9p.), Wards Close (6a.1r.12p.), Winters Pightle (4a.2r.12p.), Reading's Upper Ley (7a.1r.6p.), Readings Pightle (2a.2r.13p.), cottage and garden (3r.30p.), Barn Pightle (2a.0r.35p.); Golden Croft (9a.0r.15p.), Upper Cook's field (6a.), Lower Cook's field and Flood Yard (9a.3r.21p.), Grocers Close (5a.0r.26p.), Readings Lower Ley (5a.1r.29p.), cottage, yards and gardens (3r.16p.), plantation (23p.), ditto (1r.), ditto (1r.34p.), ditto and waste (1r.), in occupation by Jn. Goddard, excepting the last mentioned cottage, yards and gardens and the four plantations and waste in occupation of the said Jn. Sparke; barn, yards and lands (40a.) in Walsham and Bardwell, viz. barn and yard (21p.), First Smiths Yards (5a.0r.10p.), Second Smith's Yards (6a.0r.13p.), Great Ploughed Smiths Yards (6a.3r.14p.), First Smiths Yards [six] (5a.2r.31p.), Further Smiths Yards (4a.2r.25p.), Further Adgins [six] (6a.1r.32p.), First Adgins (5a.1r.) in occupation of Robert Chandler at the annual rent of £47.10.0; messuage and farm called the North Hall Farm, with barns, stables, etc., (177a.) in Hepworth and Stanton, viz. farmhouse barn, yards, etc., (1a.0r.30p.), Broad Oaks (6a.0r.23p.), Braod Oak Plantation (1a.3r.14p.), Home Field (6a.2r.34p.), (being the allotment to Jn. Sparke as Lord of the Manor of Reeve's Hall with Master Stephens), Round stetch (7a.1r.10p.), Great Tufts (4a.2r.), Little Tufts (2a.1r.6p.), Plantation (20p.), Marlbro Field (3a.1r.31p.), Marlbro Plantation (25p.), Marlbro Meadow (4a. 0r.15p.), cottages with outbuildings, barn and yard, thereto belonging, (2r.11p.), Barn Meadow (5a.3r.29p.), Upper Clap Gate (7a.1r.27p.), Lower Clap Gate (5a.1r.25p.), Further Meadow (9a.1r.13p.), The Grove (4a.0r.11p.); [...] Fu ze Close, (15a.0r.36p.), Grove Close (6a.2r.22p.), Jolleys Meadow (4a.1a.21p.), May daiseys (2a.2r.8p.) Pit Field (6a.0r.36p.), Bottom field (4a.0r.28p.), Bottom Plantation (2a.0r.6p.), Scasseys Hole Grove (17a.2r.28p.), The Drift (1r.22p.), Furze Cover (7a.0r.16p.), Little Buckleys (3a. 2r.13p.), First Buckleys (4a.0r.32p.), Second Buckleys (4a.0r.13p.), Pakenham Grove (5a.1r.30p.), Keeper's Cottage and garden on Carmans [six] (30p.), Great Carmans (6a.2r.5p.), Little Carmans (4a.1r.32p.), Tylers (9a.0r.28p.), Clamps (3a.0r.20p.), in occupation of Jn. Elliott, with the exception of certain small plantations and woods (38a.3r.12p.), in tenure of Jn. Sparke; all tithes of the said messuages and lands in Walsham le Willows; (iv) and (v) covenant to surrender the copyholds, held of the Manors of Walsham and Walsham Church House, to the use of (viii); (vi) conveys to (ix) on the nomination of (viii), at the request of (i), (iv) and (v), and with the consent of (ii) and (iii) for payment of 10/-, all such parts of the said messuages, lands, etc., as were affected by the term of 500 years, granted to the said Wm. Baynes and the said Jn. Amys by the indenture recited in (1), to hold the same to (ix) for the residue of the term, upon trusts hereinafter mentioned; with the same consent and for the same sum, (vii) conveys to (x) all such parts of the said manor, messuages and lands as are affected by the three several terms of 1,000 years granted by the indentures recited (23), (26), and 30) to hold to (x) on the trusts hereinafter mentioned; the said several terms of 500 years and three terms of 1,000 years assigned to (ix) and (x) are upon trust for (viii), (viii) declaring that the said purchase money was paid by them from a joint account, and that in the event of the death of any of them the said Manor, messuages and lands should be come the absolute property of the survivors.
Recites: (1) indenture of 12 February 1787 (TEM.173/261/1)
(2) death of Wm. Baynes [one of the trustees] in June 1827.
(3) indenture [undated] (i) Jn. Amys (ii) Mary Sparke (iii) Jn. Sparke (party to the present decd.) (iv) -, appointing (iv)a trustee in place of Jn.Amys.
(4) surrender of the copyhold properties (of the manors of Walsham and of Walsham Church House) by Jn. Sparke, sen., to uses of his will, and recital of publication of his will, dated 23 April 1811, devising his Manor house in which he then resided with the coach-house, barns, stables, etc., and lands and cottages in Walsham, then in his own occupation, and in occupation of his bailiff, Wm., Brooks, (the cottages being lately pulled down and then rebuilding) to his w. Mary, for life, his other freehold and copyhold estates in Walsham to be charged with an annuity of £200 to his wife, if remaining a widow, the lands being devised to his son John and his heirs.
(5) death of Jn. Sparke (sen) 14 August 1814; will proved (P.C.C.) 2 Dec. 1814.
(6) Admission of Mary Sparke to copyholds of the Manor of Walsham, as above, as one tenement newly built parcel of the tenement called Cocks, etc., (as in TEM.173/261/9). which Jn. Sparke, sen., took up at a court by the same Manor, 12 May 1780 as nephew and heir at law of Ezekiel Sparke esq., decd. Jn. admitted at the same court (1814) to all other copyholds of the same Manor under the will of his father (as TEM.173/261/5), to which Jn. Sparke sen. was admitted 12 May 1780 as heir of Ezekiel Sparke, and also 1 a. of land between lands heretofore of Thos. Bennett E., the highway from Walsham to Badwell Ash N., and the procession way S., which Jn. Sparke, sen., was admitted 17 May 1804 on surrender of Jn.Amys; lands (as TEM.173/261/5) to which Jn. Sparke, sen., was admitted 6 Jan. 1809 on the surrender of Jn. Derisley.
(7) admission, 9 Nov. 1814, of Jn. Sparke to copyholds of the Manor of Walsham Church House, under the will of Jn. Sparke, decd. (as in [...] 16 /9).
(8) lease and release of 18-19 Oct. 1814 (TEM.173/261/3)
(9) lease and release of 1-2 January 1816; (i) Thos. Buckley, farmer, of Stanton, co. Suff. (ii) Chas. Parr (iii) Jn. Sparke (iv) Geo. Boldero (v) Wm. Pearson; 4 closes of freehold land called Cottons then late Lawrences at Upthorpe in Stanton, in a field called Bendrise (as in TEM.173/261/6)
(10) Admission of Jn. Sparke at a Court of the Manor of Walsham, 30 May 1817, on surrender of Jn. Plummer of Walsham, farmer, cottage, then late a stable, with a little yard in front and a piece of ground behind fenced out together with an outhouse, part of premises theretofore called the Chequer, then in occupation of Simon Frost; as admission of Jn. Sparke, at the same Court, on surrender of Rich. Lewis of Walsham yeoman, to a messuage theretofore for many years used as a public house called the Chequer, with buildings, yards and gardens (1 rood and 8 perches in Palmer Street) abutting on land theretofore of Wm. Complyn, since of Ezekiel Sparke and then of Jn. Sparke E., W. and S., and the highway N., formerly of Robt. Gawsell, in occupation of Rich. Lewis.
(11) lease and release of 30 June and 1 July 1819 (i) Jn. Sparke, (ii) Wm. Pearson (iii) Thos. Fielder, gent., of the Stock Exchange, City of London, (iv) Jn. Fielder, mortgage for £6,000 of properties as in TEM.173/261/6.
(12) award of allotments to Jn. Sparke by the Commissioners for the Enclosure of lands in Walsham le Willows, dated 27 September 1819
(13) lease and release of 30 June and 1 July 1814; (1) Thos. Fielder (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Catherine Eyre Assignment of mortgage to (iii) for £6,150.
(14) admission of Jn. Sparke at a court of the Manor of Walsham 26 May 1820, on surrender of Sam. Clamp, farmer, then late of Westhorpe, Co. Suff., late then of Walsham le Willows to 2¾a. formerly pasture, in Stanton, between lands formerly of Simon Searle on both parts, abutting N. on lands formerly of Jn.Hawes.
(15) lease and release of 14-15 December 1823, (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Benjimin Isaac Samo, gent, of Lincoln's Inn Fields, (iii) Thos. Briggs, gent., of Lincoln's Inn Fields; mortgage (for £2,000) of a capital messuage in Walsham, formerly in occupation of Thos. Page; close formerly of Jn. Bryant, etc., (as TEM.173/259/1-3); messuage, barn, neathouse and stable, 3a. of meadow (as in TEM.173/261/9) and all other freehold messuages and lands of Jn. Sparke in Walsham and elsewhere (excepting lands in Hepworth) and parishes adjoining thereto.
(16) Lease and release of 2-3 August 1824 (i) Ezekiel Simpson (as trustee of Jn. Sparke) (ii) Catherine Eyre (iii) B.I. Samo (iv) Jn. Sparke (v) Julinana Eyre (vi) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham (then Lewis Allsopp) reciting (a) lease and release of 30 June and 1 July 1819, and of 30 June and 1 July 1824. (b) £6,150 then due to Catherine Eyre. (c) lease and release of 14-15 December 1823; £2,000 then owing to B. I. Samo. (d) Juliana Eyre had agreed to advance £5,500 to Jn. Sparke, the sumowing to B.I.Samo to be paid out of this (e-) the sums respectively advanced by Catherine and Juliana Eyre to be considered equal so that neither should have priority in payment; further mortgage, for £3,500 to Jn. Sparke assignment of £2,000 to B.I.Samo Land as (TEM.173/261/11).
(17) indenture of 4 January 1825 (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Catherine Eyre and Juliana Eyre (iii) Mary Lowdham, Lewis Allsopp Lowdham and Jesse Berridge (iv) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham, further mortgage, for £8,350 to Jn. Sparke by Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham, L.A. Lowdham and Jesse Berridge in the proportions respectively, of £4,350 by Catherine Eyre and £4,000 by the other three. The security as in (TEM.173/16)
(18) lease and release of 1-2 May 1815, (i) Chas. Murton, farmer, of Stanton Downham, co. Suff. Jas. Stoughton, gent. (iii) Jn. Sparke and Jn. Wayman; messuage of Chas. Murton, with barn, stable, outhouses, gardens, etc., and several inclosures of pasture (6a) in Stanton, then in occupation of Jn. Carman,
(19) lease and release of 10-11 October 1815 (i) Edmund Smith, farmer, of Hepworth (ii) Jn. Sparke messuage, barn, stables, etc., and 24a. (Furze Piece, with orchard and spur way (6a.), Little Meadow (2a.), Great Meadow (4¾a.) Grove Close (6¼a), the Two Acres (2¼a.), the Further Two Acres (2¼a.), and all the lands of (i) in Hepworth and Wattisfield, theretofore the estate of Rdt. Wright; piece of land with a messuage and barn, etc., thereon, (6a.) in Stanton, formerly of Jn. Gillman, late in occupation of Thos. Sutton, afterwards of Jn. Green and then of the said Edmund Smith, and all other lands of Edmund Smith, copyhold of the Manor of Netherall alias Northall, surrendered to the use of Jn. Sparke at a court held on -
(20) lease and release of 8-9 April 1819 (i) Jn. Malbus Youngman, farmer, of Hepworth (ii) Meadows Taylor, gent., (iii) Jn. Sparke (iv) Wm. Pearson; that part of a piece of land called the Great Tufts, which was not sold by (i) to Jn. Sparke, sen., about 1805, and a field called Little Tuffts and Coppice called Tuffts (12a) in Hepworth, part of a farm in occupation of Edmund Beales, decd., since of Jas. Wales, and then of Jn. Malbus Youngman (21) lease and release of 9-10 October 1820 (i) Robt. Nunn, gent, of the West India Docks, London (iii) Eliz. Sparke Edgar, spinster, and Thos. Wal, jun., gent; (iv) Jn. Sparke (v) Eleazer Lawrance gent; Manor of Netherall alias North Hall, grove called Bury Wood (1¾a.) piece of freehold land (5¼a.) late part of Hepworth causeway Common, in Hepworth, in trust for the use of Jn. Sparke and his heirs.
(22) allotments made to Jn. Sparke under the inclosure of lands in Hepworth, 1817
(23) indenture of 11 October 1820 (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Benjamin Cooper, gent, Mortgage, for £3,000 (£2,000 by Ben. Cooper and £1,000 by Jas. Cooper) of the Manor of Netherhall and the freehold messuages and lands comprised in (18), (19), (20) and (21), and also the said piece of land, messuage, barn and buildings, held of the Manor of Netherhall, to which Jn. Sparke was admitted on surrender of Edmund Smith (of which the copyhold ten. was extinguished by subsequent purchase of the Manor), and freehold parts of the said parcel of Lammas Land (30¼a.) allotted to Jn. Sparke under the Enclosure of Walsham le Willows; the monies not being repaid, Jn. Sparke covenanted to surrender the copyhold parts of the said parcel of Lammas Land as additional security.
(24) indenture of 4 November 1829 (i) Ben. and Jas. Cooper (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Wm. Gambier; the said sum of £3,000 being owing, with some arrear of interest; assignment of mortgage to (iii) for £3,000.
(25) indenture of same date as (TEM.173/261/24) and endorsed as the same; (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Wn. Gambier; reciting that the arrears of interest referred to in (24) amounted to £460.7.0d and was paid by (ii.) to B. and J. Cooper; all messuages, lands, etc., of (i) now to be charged as security for the same sum in addition to the sum in (24)
(26) indenture of 30 August 1821; (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Eliz. Johnson, spinster, of Ipswich. Mortgage, for £2,000, of a messuage called Scasseys Hole in Hepworth, and 65½ ac. Scasseys Hole Grove and Furze Cover etc., and allotments under Hepworth Enclosure (as TEM.173/261/12
(27) indenture of 26 August 1826, (i) Eliz. Johnson (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Frederick Francis Seekamp, esq., of Sproughton, co. Suff. (iv) Wm. Pearson; recting that the sum mentioned in (26) was unpaid by (ii) Assignment of mortgage (as TEM.173/261/26).
(28) indenture of 4 November 1829 (i) F.F.Seekamp (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Wm. Gambier; reciting that the sum in (27) was unpaid by (ii). Assignment of mortgage (as (TEM.173/261/26-27).
(29) indenture of same date as (24) and endorsed as the same: (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Wm. Gambier, reciting that arrears of interest amounted to £319.3.7d; with the additional sums of £4.9.5. for certain costs incurred by F.F.Seekamp (for procurring repayment of the £2,000), was paid to Seekamp by Gambier; at the request of Jn. Sparke, all the said messuages, lands etc., of (i) to stand as security for the said £2,000 and the said £323.13.0d.
(30) indenture of 27 October 1819; (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Mary Studd and Simon Halliday Mortgage, for £4,000, of the Manors of Russells alias Reveshalls and Master Stevens, and an allotment made to (i) under the Enclosure Act for Hepworth, in respect of the said manors, (and the capital messuage called Hepworth Hall, not intended to be hereby released)
(31) indenture of 27 September 1821 (i) Mary Studd and Simon Halliday (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Margaret Naunton, Wid., (since decd.) of Eyke, Co. Suff. Assignment of mortgage, for £4,000, (as 30).
(32) death of Margaret Naunton, before June 1823, having by her will, dated 8 December 1820 appointed Bartholomew Long, Thos Catlin and Joseph Parmenter Naunton Walford, executors who proved the will (in P.C.C.) 7 June 1823.
(33) indenture of 11 June 1829, endorsed on (31); (i) Thos. Catlin and Joseph P.N. Walford (who had survived the said Bartholomew Long), (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Jacob Mould, gent, deciting that the £4,000, with some arrears of interest, was then owing. Assignment of mortgage (as31).
(34) indenture of same date as (33), endorsed as (31); (i) Jn. Sparke, (ii) Jacob Mould; reciting that arrears of interest amounted to £483.13.2. (with additional £30. incurred by T. Catlin and J.P.N. Walford for procurring repayment). All the said messuages, lands, etc., of (i) to stand as security for the said £4,000 and the said £513.12.2.
(35) indenture of 4 November 1829, also endorsed on (31), (i) Jacob Mould (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Wm. Gambier, reciting that the sums mentioned in (34) were still owing to (i) but that all interest due had been paid. Assignment of Mortgage, for £4,513.12.2.
(36) lease and release of 3-4 January 1825; (i) Jn. Sparke, (ii) Catherine Eyre and Juliana Eyre (iii) Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham, Lewis Allsopp Lowdham and Jesse Berridge (iv) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham, reciting; (20), indentures of 9-10 October 1820, (23), (30), (31), (32), indenture of 30 August 1824, (17), and reciting that upon the treaty for the loan of the said sum of £8,350, it was agreed that the premises comprised in the indentures, recited in (23), (30), (26) (without prejudice to the said indentures, and the several sums of money thereby secured) should be conveyed to (iv); now as further security for payment of the several sums of £6,150; £5,500 and £8,350, and interest, (i) at the request of (ii) and (iii), appointed that the lands comprised in the indentures, recited in (20) (without prejudice to the indenture recited in (23), remain to the use of (iv) upon the trust therein declared, and also that the Manor of Netherhall and lands comprised in the indentures recited in (21) to the same, (i) covenanting to surrender all copyhold premises of the Manor of Walsham to the use of (iv), upon trust for (i) to receive the profits, and for (iv), upon direction from (ii) and (iii) to sell the said messuages and lands, etc., and any coveyances to be effective without the participation of (i); the receipts of (iv) to be an effectual discharge for all sums received, the proceeds of the said sale, after payment of costs, to be used for the repayment to Catherine Eyre, of the sum of £6,150, and to Juliana Eyre the sum of £5,500, to the said Catherine, £4,350, and to Mary Lowdham, L.A.Lowdham and Jesse Berridge £4,000, and interest on the same respectively, the surplus, if any, to be paid to the said Jn. Sparke.
(37) the said several sums being unpaid, the said Thos Eyre and T. A. Lowdham, in pursance of the trusts reposed in them by indentures as recited in (16) and (17), and at the request of Catherine Eyre, Juliana Eyre, Mary Lowdham and Jesse Berridge, lately contracted with the said Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Timothy Steward and Thos. Fowler Steward, for the sale to them of the Manor, messuages and lands (part of the properties comprised in (16) and (17), for the sum of £25,500, viz. the manor and the freehold parts of the property, with the timber, for £14,900 and the copyholds, and timber thereon, for £10,600.
(38) agreement of Mary Sparke to concur in the present indenture, to enable Thos Eyre and T.A. Lowdham, to calling their recited contract for sale, on lands devised to her by the will of Jn. Sparke, sen. decd., and for extinguishing her annuity of £200 devised to her during widowhood, and the annuity of £200, secured to her by the indenture recited in (1), the said annuities being otherwise provided for, the term of 500 years granted to Wm. Baynes and Jn. Amys is the said indenture (1) for receiving such annuity now to be assigned to the said Arthur Steward, in trust.
(39) the said principal sum of £3,460.7.0d secured to the said Wm. Gambier by the indentures recited in (24-25) and the sum of £2,323-13.0d secured to him by the indentures recited in (28-29) were then due and owing to him, but to enable the said Thos. Eyre and T.A. Lowdham to carry the said Contract with the said Wm. Pitcairn and others, Wm. Gambier agreed to accept the sum of £5,500 in part satisfaction of the said several principal sums and interest and to assign the three terms of one thousand years vested in him to the said Jn. Hector Munro, upon trusts thereinafter declared, the said Wm. Gambier being satisfied with the residue of the hereditaments comprised in the said indenture of mortgage, as security for the remainder of the said principal money and interest.
(40) the said Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Tim. Steward and Thos. Fowler Steward requested that the properties should be conveyed to them as joint tenants.
(41) since the date of the several recited indentures the lands and hereditaments have, through alterations of fences and holding in one ownership lands formerly held separately, become changed from the description in the above-recited indentures, and are described hereafter, according to a 'recent survey'.
Plan of the estate attached, showing the fields (numbered) with names of owners of adjacent lands; list of field-names under the farms, refers to the field-numbers. [scale; 13.2in. to 1m. 29in.x38in. Ink and watercolour on the parchment. No surveyor named]

Sale of an annuity of £95  TEM.173/268  12 February 1840

Contents:
For 99 years if (i) should so long live, chargeable on the Manor, messuages and Lands (as in indentures 28-29 September 1830).
(i) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., late of Walsham le Willows but now residing at Harpenden, co. Herts., (ii) Hezekiah Martin, esq., of Southtown [Litte Yarmouth] co. Suff. (iii) Samuel Palmer, gent., of Gt. Yarmouth co.Norfolk.
payable in the south porch of the parish church of Great Yarmouth on the 12th of August and 12th of February in every year, the first paymebt to be made on 12 August next; in the event of the death of (i) payment shall be inproportion to the number of days which shall elapse prior to his decease, to be paid immediately after his decease, and demand thereof.
(i) covenants that if the said annuity shall be in arrears for thirty days it shall be lawful for (ii) to distrain on the said lands, as often as it shall happen, without impeachment of waste.
For further receiving the said annuity (i) conveys for the sum of 10/- to (iii) all income to become due to (i) from the funds in which the still unsold portion of the said Bank Annuities so transferable [as in indenture of 19 October 1825] may be invested, and all income which may arise from the sale of the said manor, messuages and lands, or investment of the same, upon trusts hereinafter sated;
(i) constitutes (iii) his attorney, to receive the said dividends; for further receiving the said annuity (i) for a further payment of 10/- conveys to (iii), at the request of (ii) the Manor and all freehold parts of the said messuages and lands, and any messuages and lands which may be purchased with the residue (still unsold) of the said Bank Annuities now in the names of the trustees of the settlement (of 19 October 1825) to hold to (iii) for the term of 99 years of (i) shall so long live, paying annually one peppercorn (if demanded), with covenant to surrender copyholds to the use of (iii), upon trust for securing payment of the said annuity to (ii), and, in the event of it being in arrears, (iii) to recover the sum then in arrears from the rents and profits of the said properties, or by mortgage or sale of the said dividends and interest, or part thereof, or by bringing actions against the present or future tenants of the premises, etc., paying the surplus to (i) for his own use; (iii) to permit (i) to take the interest and income, and profits of the said manor, etc.,; for the purpose of any sale or mortgage as aforesaid (iii) shall make such contract as he thinks proper, to be binding without consent of (i); the receipt of (iii) to be a sufficient discharge. (i) covenants to appear, when requested by (ii), at any insurance office in the cities of London or Westminster, or to send notice of his abode and such vouchers as the office may require as his state of health, in order that (ii) may insure the life of (i) for a sum not exceeding £1,000, and that (i) will not travel abroad or enter the armed forces without giving one month's notice to (ii), in order to pay additional premiums on the said insurance. The half yearly payments of the annuity to be in arrears for 60 days before distraint. (i) to repurchase the annuity at any time, if so desired, on giving six calendar months' notice, on payment of £1,000 and a proportional part of the annuity to the day of purchase, and paying to (iii) all sums expended in his execution of the trusts. During continuance of the annuity on this security, it being paid within ten days of the stated dates, (ii) agrees to accept £91 in place of £95.
Recites: (1) indenture of [19] October 1825.
(2) (i) in pursuance of his covenant in the said recited indenture, sometime since caused so much of the sums of £29,510 and £28,706.16.2. in annuities (as in the said recited indenture) as was equal in value to the sum of £30,000, to be transferred to the joint names of Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Timothy Steward and Thos. Fowler Steward, to be held on the trusts contained in the said indenture
(3) the said Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, A.G. Johnston, T. Steward and T. F. Steward, since the said transfer, and by virtue of the powers vested in them by the said recited indenture, have sold so much of the stocks transferred to them as produced the sum of £25,500 invested the sum in purchase of the manor messuages and lands, as in the lease and release of 28-29 September 1830.
(4) (i) has since been in receipt of the profits of the said lands, etc., for his own benefit.
(5) (i) has contracted with (ii) for the sale to him of an annuity of £95 for the [...] term of 99 years, if (i) should so long live, for the sum of £1,000.
(6) it was agreed that security for payment of the said annuity should be by warrant of attorney and judgment against (i), by covenant of (i) by a grant and demise of the said Manor, messuages and lands, and by an assignment of interest to arise from the trust funds still invested in the names of the trustees of the said indenture; and that the annuity might be repurchased on the terms in the agreement; the costs of preparing the securities to be borne by (i).
(7) by a deed of even date with the present indenture (i) has authorised Andrew Storey and Henry Palmer (attorney of the Court of Queen's Bench) to suffer judgment to be entered a against (i) in an action for debt, at the suit of (ii) for £2,000 and costs. Endorsement that the deed was enrolled in Chancery.

Mortgage, for £1,500  TEM.173/269  12 November, 1841

Contents:
(i) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., late of Walsham le Willows, now residing at Gt. Yarmouth, co. Norfolk (ii) Sam. Palmer, esq., of Gt. Yarmouth (iii) the Rev. Jn. Preston Reynolds, late of Bury St. Edmunds, now residing at Gt. Yarmouth.
For 99 years if (i) shall so long live (properties as in indenture of 28-29 September 1830); (the capital messuage now in occupation of Laws, wid., as tenant from year to year; messuage and lands [Church Farm] now in occupation of Wm. Kent at the annual rent of £210; farm in Walsham and Badwell, leased for a term of eight years, from 11 October 1838, to Jn. Plummer, at a rent of £200; [the Home Farm] leased to Wm. Goddard for a term of eight years from 11 October 1838, at the annual rent of £180; North Hall Farm, leased to Jn. Elliott for a term of eight years from 11 October 1838 at the annual rent of £150; 102a. with a messuage, barns, etc., leased (with the tithes of such parts as in Walsham), to Jn. Moore for a term of eight years from 11 October, 1838, at the annual rent of £110; schedules of the various field names and acreages, attached [the total acreage in most cases varies from that in the indenture of 1830]; two cottages, two double cottages and one cottage in three tenements; and all other messuages, etc., comprised in the said indenture of 18-19 September 1830 and 1-2 June 1832. Also conveyance, for 10/- paid to (i) by (iii), of the policy before recited and the said sum of £2,000 and all sums to become due under the said policy; upon trust to secure to (iii) the repayment of the sum of £1,500 and interest at 5%; after the deduction of expenses, to pay to Hezekiah Martin the annuity of £95 in case the same shall not have been paid by (i) at the time appointed; to pay to (iii) the sum of £1,500 and interest on the same, and to stand possessed of the said Manor, etc., policy and monies, to assign the same to (i) with provision for sale in case of non-payment to (iii) of the sum of £1,500; on trust, also, in the event of the sale of the said Manor, etc., to repurchase the said annuity out of the moneys arising from such sale; any surplus arising from mortgages made by Hezekiah Martin or by (ii) under the powers contained in the indenture of 12 February 1840 (which surplus monies the said H. Martin and (ii) are hereby required to pay to (iii) shall pay to (iii) the said sum of £1,500 and interest on the same, the residue, if any, to be paid to (i).
Clause for re-assignment to (i) of the said manor, etc., in the event of repayment to (iii) of the said sum of £1,500 (i) covenants to continue the said life policy, sending the receipt to (iii); in default (iii) shall pay the premiums and the payments, not exceeding £2,000, shall be paid out of the moneys to be received under the present indenture. (ii) to stand possessed of the said Manor, etc., for the residue of the term of 99 years now vested in him, upon trust (subject to the payment of the said annuity of £95 or £91) for securing to (iii) the payment of the said sum of £1,500, and, after repurchase of the said annuity, to assign such last mentioned term to such persons as (iii) may direct. (i) covenants to give notice, immediately after execution of the present indenture, to Hezekiah Martin of his intended repurchase of the said annuity, and will direct the transfer of the said term of 99 years and all other securities for the repayment, to be available to (iii). At the request of (i), (ii) covenants with (iii) to assign the said manor, etc., to (iii) for the residue of the said term of 99 years now vested in (ii), for securing repayment of the said sum of £1,500 and interest.
Five schedules, attached, giving field names, acreages and state of cultivation of the said farms.
Recites:
(1) - (4) as (1) - (4) in indenture of 12 February 1840.
(5) indenture of 12 February 1840.
(6) the said annuity has not been repurchased, but all arrears have been discharged.
(7) (i) has obtained from the Law Life Assurance Society, London, a policy numbered 9371, dated 8 September 1841, assuring £2,000 to his executors within three calendar months, after satisfactory proof of his decease (if the annual premiums of £65.16.8. be duly paid).
(8) on the application of (i), (iii) has a greed to lend to (i) £1,500 (with interest at 5%), to be secured by a warrant of attorney against (i), by a grant of the Manor, messuages and lands (as in 1830) and by an assignment of the said policy and of the said sum of £2,000; (ii) to join in the present indenture for the purpose of entering into the declaration hereinafter mentioned.
(9) (i) has, in pursuance of the said recited agreement, authorised an attorney of the Court of Queen's Bench to suffer judgment to be entered against him in an action of debt, of £3,000, at the suit of (iii).

Conveyance, for £1,500  TEM.173/270  28 August 1843

Contents:
(i) the Rev. Jn. Preston Reynolds, formerly of Bury St. Edmunds, now residing at Bedford (ii) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., formerly of Walsham le Willows, now of Hanwell, Co. Surrey.
Of the Manor, messuages and lands etc., (as in the indenture of 28-29 September 1830) including a cottage with 1r.30p. in occupation of - Tills at an annual rent of £5; a double cottage with 3r.16p., in occupation of James Mitson and - at the rent of £4; a cottage in three tenements, with 1r.10p. in the several occupations of Jn. Paine, Mark Game and Jn. Pamberton, at an aggregate rental of £9.10.0d; a double cottage with 1r.12p., in occupation of Ed. Pollard and Daniel Hawes, at an aggregate rental of £7.10.0d; a cottage with 30p. in occupation of - Paine; all in Walsham le Willows or adjoining parishes, and assignment to (ii), for the sum of 10/-, of the said policy of insurance and the sum of £2,000 secured thereby.
Recites:
(1) mortgage of 12 November 1841.
(2) the principal sum of £1,500 remains due, all interest having been paid.
(3) (ii) is desirous of paying off the said principal sum, and of obtaining a reconveyance of the Manor, messuage and lands from (i).

Release of an annuity of £95  TEM.173/271  29 August 1843

Contents:
(i) Hezekiah Martin, esq., of Southtown, co. Suff., (ii) Samuel Palmer, gent. of Gt. Yarmouth, Co. Norfolk, (iii) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., formerly of Walsham le Willows, afterwards of Harpenden, co. Herts., but now of Staines, co. Middlesex.
With surrender of all the messuages, etc., comprised in the indenture of 12 February 1840.
Recites: (1) indenture of 12 February 1840.
(2) all arrears of the said annuity have been paid by (iii) to (i).
(3) (i) has agreed to accept the sum of £1,000 from (iii) for the repurchase of the said annuity.

Mortgage for £4,000  TEM.173/272  31 August 1843

Contents:
(a) (i) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., of Hanwell, near Staines, co. Middlesex (ii) Stephen Nicolson Barber, stockbrokers, of Cornhill in the City of London, Wm. Routh, esq., of Blackheath, Co. Kent and Robt. Davies, esq., of Blackheath (iii) Henry Young, gent., of Essex Street, the Strand, Co. Middlesex.
For 99 years if (i) shall so long live, of the Manor, messuages, lands etc., in the first schedule contained in the present indenture (as in the indenture of 28-29 September 1830); lands in the second schedule;- messuage, barns, stables, etc., late of Jn. Boldero, decd., in Walsham le Willows, next West Street, leading from Walsham to Ixworth, E., and S.E., and a lane leading from Walsham to Wickenhall N., abutting W. on the lands of Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Timothy Steward and Thos. Fowler Steward; several pieces of land, meadow and pasture late of the said Jn. Boldero, in Walsham, Stanton All Saints, Stanton St. John and Bardwell, for many years occupied with the said messuage; formerly in occupation of Robt. Garnham, and since in the successeive occupation of Jn. Garnham, Ezekiel Simpson and - Miller, late of Robt. Chandler (formerly estimated as 60a. but on a recent survey 62a.0r. 10p.), included in a marginal plan in the indenture of 2 June 1832. (Interest on the £4,000 to be at the rate of 5% but if paid within thirty days after it becomes due may be at the rate of 4¼%) and Assignment by (i) to (iii) of the said two life policies. (i) covenants to pay to (ii) all sums which they may pay in respect of the said policies, not exceeding £2,000 and £2,300 respectively, within ten days after each payment by (ii), with interest at the same rate as on the above £4,000 on trust for (iii) to pay after the decease of (i), after recovery of expenses, the said sum of £4,000 and interest to (ii) if not before repaid, on trust for (i), and his assigns, to be disposed of as they shall direct. (i) covenants with (iii), and with (ii) that he will pay all premiums falling due on the said policies, while they remain as security, and also on any such new policy. (iii) to stand possessed of the said manor, messuages, etc., upon trust to recover the profits for (ii) and shall apply such monies to payment of the premiums of the said policies if the policies become void (iii), if so directed by (ii), shall effect one or more new policies and shall pay the premiums or such part as shall not be disposed of for the purposes abovesaid, upon trust for (i), the profits to be disposed of as (i) shall direct, until default shall be made by (i) in payment of the said principal sums or of the interest due thereon or the premiums on the said policies. In default of payments as aforesaid (iii), at the direction of (ii) may sell the said properties for the residue of the said term of 99 years, and also the said policies, the surplus of the moneys arising from such sale after payment of the said principal sum etc., to (ii) to be paid to (i), three months' notice of such intended sale to be given by (ii) to (i).
Recites: (1) - (4) as recited in (1) - (4) of the indenture of 12 February 1840.
(5) the third schedule of the present indenture contains a description of the said purchased hereditaments [names of tenants, quantity and price].
(6) indenture of 12 June 1843, between (i) Jn. Hector Munro and (ii) Sam. Palmer, by which (i) appointed (ii) to be a trustee of the settlement recited in (1), in place of Jonathan Brundrett, now decd., but no conveyance of the said trust estates has yet been made.
(7) there is only one child (under 21 and unmarried) of the said marriage of Jn. H. Munro and Amelia Steward, and the said Amelia is now dead.
(8) (i) has effected two assurance policies on his life, one in the Law Life Assurance Society for £2,000, numbered 9371, dated 8 September 1841, and the other in the Economic Life Assurance Society, for £2,300, numbered 5880 and dated 11 August 1843.
(9) (i) has requested (ii) to advance him the sum of £4,000 at 5% for one year, on security of warrant of attorney and on the estate of (i) as in the indenture recited (1) and on the Manor, etc., and on the said life policies.
(10) warrant of attorney, of same date as the present indenture by (i) authorising attornies to suffer judgment to be entered against him at the suit of (ii) for the sum of £8,000.
(b) Deed endorsed on (a) 23 May 1845.
(i) Jn. Hector Munro (ii) Stephen Nicolson Barber, Wm. Routh and Thos. Edgar, esq., of Cornhill in the City of London. (iii) Henry Young. Further Mortgage for £1,000 (the same interest rate to be applicable as in the indenture of 31 August 1843) and assignment by (i) to (iii) for payment of 5/- of the said assurance policy upon the same trusts and subject to the like proviso as in the indenture of 31 August 1843 is
272 (b)
Deed endorsed on (a) 23 May 1845
Contained for the two polices therein mentioned.
(i) Covenants to pay all premiums on the assurance policy or on any new policy.
(ii) To have the like power as in the said indenture, of keeping up the said policy by payment of premiums, the said Manor, etc., demised to (iii) for the term of 99 years, if (i) shall so long live, with the rents, profits, etc., shall remain as a security to (ii) for payment as well of the said sum of £4,000 and interest as for the said sum of £1,000 and interest.
Recites that (1) the said sum of £4,000 is still vested in the said S.N. Barber and Wm. Routh and in Robt. Davies, in a joint account. (2) (i) Has effected a further policy of assurance on his life with the Economic Life Assurance Society, numbered 6858 and dated 15 May 1845 whereby £1,000 is made payable six months after proof of his death, subject to payment of an annual premium of £30.18.4.d.
(3) The said principal sum of £4,000 remains owing to the said S.N. Barber and Wm. Routh and to Robt.Davies, with some interest thereon, and (i) has requested (ii) to lend him the further sum of £1,000 which they have agreed to do at interest of 5% (subject to reduction on puncutal payment) on security of warrant of attorney to be executed by him and by a further charge on the estate of (i) under the indenture of settlement of 19th October 1825, and by an assignment of the said policy of assurance. (4) (i) Has by warrant of attorney (of the same date as the present indenture) authorised attornies to enter judgement against him at the suit of (ii) for £2,000
272 (c)
Deed endorsed on (a) 4 September 1846
(i) Jn. Hector Munro (ii) Stephen Nicolson Barber, Wm. Routh and Thos.Edgar
(iii) Henry Young. [Further Mortgage, for £500] other clauses as in the indenture of 23 May 1845.
Recites that (1) the sums of £4,000 and £1,000 all severally still vested in the said S. N. Barber and Wm. Routh and in Robt. Davies.
(2) (i) Has effected a further policy on his life with the said Society, dated the said 4 September 1846 whereby the sum of £500 is made payable six months after proof of his death, subject to payment of an annual premium of £16.0.5.
(3) The said principal sum of £4,000 and £1,000 still remains owing, with some interest, and (i) has requested (ii) to lend him the further sum of £500, with interest at 5% upon security as before
(4) (i) Has by warrant of attorney of the same date as the present indenture authorised attornies to enter judgement against him, at the suit of (ii) for £1,000.
272 (d)
Deed endorsed on (a) 28 May 1848
(i) Henry Young (ii) Stephen Nicolson Barber, Wm. Routh and Robt Davies
(iii) Stephen Nicolson Barber, Wm. Routh and Thos. Edgar (iv) Jn. Hector Munro. Re-assignment of the Manor, messuages, lands, etc., and of the several policies of assurance for £2,000, £2,300, £1,000 and £500 respectively, for £4,000 paid by (iv) to (ii) and for £1,000 and £500 paid by (iv) to (iii).
Recites that (1) the principal sum of £4,000 is still owing to (ii) but all interest has been discharged.
(2) The principal sums of £1,000 and £500 are still owing to (iii) but all interest has been discharged
(3) (i) At the request of (ii) on payment to them of £4,000 and at the request of (iii) on payment to them of £1,000 and £500, to re-assign the manor, messuages, lands, policies of assurance, etc., to (iv).

Assignment of three several terms of 1,000 years  TEM.173/273  25 May 1848

Contents:
(i) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., of Walsham le Willows (ii) Amelia Helen Munro, spinster, (dau. and only child of (i),) of the same place, (iii) Lestock Peach Wilson, Wm. King and Robt. Cotesworth, esq., all of the London Assurance Office, City of London (iv) Jn. Coverdale, gent, of Bedford Row, Co. Middlesex.
In the manor, messuages, etc., (as in the indenture of 29 September 1830) by (i) at the request of (ii) and on the nomination of (iii), to (iv) upon the trusts following:- before execution of the indenture recited in (1) upon the trusts in the said indenture of 29 September, 1830, and afterwards upon trust for (iii), to recover payment of the sum of £11,000 and interest thereon.
Recites that (1) indenture of mortgate, of the same date as the present indenture.
(2) That the said manor and certain parts of the freehold messuages, lands, tithes, etc., intended to be conveyed by the said recited indenture, are subject to the three several terms of one thousand years created respectively by the indentures of 11 October 1820, 30 August 1821 and 27 October 1819.
(3) By divers assignments and ultimately by an indenture of 29 September 1830 the manor, messuages, etc., affected by the said three several terms were vested in (i) for all the unexpired residue of the said terms, upon trust for Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Timothy Steward and Thos. Fowler Steward.
(4) (i) and (ii) are now the only persons beneficially interested in the said manor, and freehold hereditaments.
(5) By the indenture recited in (1) it was agreed that the unexpired residues of the said three several terms of one thousand years should be assigned by (i) to a trustee nominated by (iii).
274 (a)
25 May 1848
(i) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., of Walsham le Willows (ii) Amelia Helen Munro, spinster, of the same place (iii) Lestock Peach Wilson, Wm. King and Robt. Cotesworth, esq., all of the London Assurance Office (iv) Henry Vallance, esq., of, 20 Essex Street, the Strand, co. Middlesex.
Mortgate, for £11,000 of the manor, messuages and lands (freehold and copyhold) (as in the indenture of 28-29 September 1830) and lands (as in the second Schedule): messuage, barns, stables, etc., late of Jn. Boldero, decd., in Walsham le Willows, next West Street E. and S.E. and a lane leading from Walsham to Wickenhall, N., abutting W on lands in the first Schedule, W., several pieces of land late also of the said J. Boldero, in Walsham, Stanton and Bardwell, for many years occupied with the same messuage, all formerly in occupation of Robt. Garnham, since of Jn. Garnham, Ezekiel Simpson, - Mills, and late of Robt. Chandler (62.a.0r.10p.) All included in the marginal plan in the indenture of 2 June 1832. Third Schedule gives names of tenants, field-names, acreages, terms of tenancies and rent.
Recites: (1) indenture of 19 October 1825.
(2) Messuage of Jn. H. Munro and Amelia Steward on 20 October 1825 in the parish church of Gt. Yarmouth.
(3) As recited in (3) in indenture of 2 June 1828 (endorsed on indenture of 19 October 1825).
(4) Indenture of 29 September 1830.
(5) It was subsequently proposed that surrender of the copyholds mentioned in (4) should be to Thos. Fowler Steward only and not in the names of Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Timothy Steward and Thos. Fowler Steward.
(6) At a court of the manor of Walsham on 20 May 1831 T.F.Steward was admitted to the said copyholds, on the surrender of Mary Sparke and Jn. Sparke, to hold in trust for the said Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, A.G.Johnston, Tim. Steward and Thos. F. Steward as joint tenants.
(7) Admission of T.F.Steward at a court of the manor of Walsham Church House, on 20 May 1831, to copyhold of the said manor (as 6), (the lands being as in TEM.173/261/9), with exception of the lands excepted in 264.
(8) Admission of Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, A.G.Johnston, Tim. Steward and T.F.Steward, at a court of the manor of Stanton Hall with Mickfields on 24 October 1837, to certain lands and tenements then formerly Lords, at a rent of fourpence, and other lands then formerly Lawrences at a rent of one shilling and elevenpence, one hen and five eggs, valued at one shilling and twopence, consisting of 6a. formerly Mays and a messuage and about 1a., formerly Withers', heretofore of John Buckley, afterwards Thos. Buckley and then late of Jn. Sparke (as in the first Schedule, (copyhold) in the present indenture).
(9) Indenture of 2 June 1832 (release and bargains and sale); (i) the Rev. Geo. Boldero, the Rev. Hen.Adams and the Rev. Edward Rene Payne (ii) Hester Boldero, wid., (iii) Wm. Pitcairn, Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Timothy Steward and Thos. Fowler Steward; by which the messuages and lands in the second Schedule of the present indenture were conveyed to (iii) with the copyhold properties described in the same Schedule, for £1,415 paid to (i) by (iii) (£515 being in fact advanced by Jn. Hector Munro).
(10) Admission of T.F.Steward at a court of the manor of Walsham on 16 May 1834 (on the indenture recited in (9)) to a messuage and 13½a. of copyhold lands, abutting on the highway from Walsham to Thetford N. and on lands then late of Thos. Page E., and lands of Rich. Packer, afterwards of Jn. Grocer, W.; a tenement called Sayes and copyhold lands belonging to it (8a.0r.18p.), in West Street in Walsham, formerly of Thos. Parker; 1½a. of meadow in the Great Meadow, between the meadow theretofore of Sam. Canham N. and the meadow theretofore of Thos. Rampley, gent., S. abutting E. on lands theretofore of Jn. Page, since of Jn. Sparke, gent., decd., and since of Jn. Sparke his son, and W. on the lands called Short Homes, formerly the estate of Edward Seaman (all the copyhold lands comprised in the second Schedule of the present indenture).
(11) Death of the said Jonathan Brundrett in May 1841.
(12) Death of Amelia, w. of Jn. H. Munro, before 9 February 1842 (when she was buried at the parish church of Blunderton cum Flixton, co. Suff.).
(13) There were two children, since of the messuage between Jn. H.Munro and the said Amelia; viz. Amelia Helen, b. 15 October 1826 and baptised at the parish church of Gt. Yarmouth, 1 November 1826, and Emmeline Kate, b. in November 1829.
(14) The said Emmeline Kate Munro died 15 April 1831 and was buried at Gunton, co. Suffolk.
(15) Declaration that the said sum of £25,500 being the sum paid for the purchase of the manor, etc., in the indenture of 29th September 1830 and the sum of £900 (part of the before mentioned sum of £1,415, the purchase money for the hereditaments comprised in the indenture of 2 June 1832) making together the sum of £26,400, were raised from the sale of parts of the sums held in bank annuities (as in the indenture of 19 October 1825), with the consent of Jn. H.Munro, and the sum of £1,415 having been paid by the said J.M. Munro out of his own money.
(16) No appointment of the funds and securities comprised in the said indenture of 19 October 1825, by the said J.H.Munro under the power reserved in that indenture.
(17) On the decease of the said Amelia Munro, the said Jn. H.Munro and Amelia Helen Munro became the only parties beneficially interested in the trust funds in the last mentioned indenture and in the manor, etc., purchased from the proceeds of sale of the said funds, the said J.H.Munro being entitled to an absolute interest in the capital thereof immediately expectant on the decease of the said J.H.Munro.
(18) J.H.Munro and Amelia H.Munro are desirous of retaining the said manor, etc., as real estate, and also such proportion of the hereditaments comprised in the indenture of 2 June 1832 as are referable to the said sum of £900.
(19) The third Schedule annexed to the present indenture containing a rental of the tenants of the properties comprised in the first and second Schedules, but is not intended to qualify or restrict the descritions contained in those Schedules.
(20) (i) and (ii) having occasion for the loan of the sum of £11,000, have applied to (iii) for the same, with interest at 5%, to be secured by a mortgage of the said manor of North Hall and the messuages, etc., as in the schedules hereto.
(21) Agreement between (i) and (ii) that the said manor, etc., intended to be surrendered, and the equity of redemption therein should be discharged from the power of appointment contained in the indenture of 19 October 1825 and limited to the uses hereinafter declared (the powers in the indenture of 2 June 1832 are to be extinguished) in respect of any claim of (i) of the said sum of £515, being the sum advanced out of his own monies, so that the said sum may be extinguished in the land.
274 (b)
Deed endorsed on (a) 23 August 1854
(i) Lestock Peach Wilson, Wm. King and Robert Cotesworth (ii) Charles Douglas, esq., of Witham, co. Essex and Joseph Arden, esq., of Cavendish Square, co. Middlesex (iii) Thos. Fowler Steward (iv) Wm. Pitcairn, Tim. Steward and Thos Fowler Steward.
Recoveyance, for £11,000 of all freehold parts of the said Manor, etc., (as in (a)).
To (ii) upon the same trusts as in the indenture of 17 May 1850 release by (iii) from the covenants of the indenture of 20 April 1849 for surrendering the copyhold parts of the hereiditaments therein, to the use of (i).
Recites:- (1) indenture of 24 June 1848.
(2) Indenture of 20 April 1849.
(3) The said Andrew Gregory Johnston died in March 1850 (bur.18 March 1850 at Portland, Jamaica)
(4) Indenture of 17 May 1850.
(5) No surrender has been made to (i) of the copyholds covenanted to be surrendered in the indenture of 20 April 1849 by (iv).
(6) The sum of £11,000 is still owing to (i) but all interest has been paid.
(7) (ii) have agreed to pay the sum of £11,000 to (i) who in turn have agreed to convey the freehold parts of the said properties to them.

Appointment and conveyance  TEM.173/275  24 June 1848

Contents:
(i) Jn.Hector Munro, esq., of Walsham le Willows and Amelia Helen Munro, spinster, of the same place (ii) Henry Vallance, esq., of 20, Essex Street, the Strand, co. Middlesex.
For 5/- each paid to (i) of the manor, messuages, etc., (as below) and of the messuages, etc., recited (as in (3) (4) (with a tithe rent charge of £1.2.2d.) and (6) ), (cottage, yards and ground in Palmer Street in Walsham, between the messuage theretofore of San. Fisher, esq., decd. since of Ezekiel Sparke, esq., decd., then of Jn. Sparke, gent, in tenure of Jn. Plummer, S. and W., and the said street N; abutting E. on the yard and premises then of Edmund Miller and late of Edmund Greenglass; in occupation of Jn. Malbros and Joseph Pitt, theretofore the estate of Davey Smith (to which the said Edmund Greenglass was admitted at a court on 21 May 1762 on surrender of the said Davey Smith. (ii) To be seized of the Manor, messuages, lands, tithes, etc., as in the indenture of 25 May 1848, subject to the said mortgage of £11,000. Jn. Hector Munro covenants with Amelia H. Munro and with (ii) to surrender the copyholds of the manor of Walsham, described in the 3rd, 4th and 5th Schedules, to the use of (ii) upon trust, with the consent in writing of the said J.H.Munro and Amelia H.Munro, to sell the manor, messuages, lands, tithes, etc., (ii) to stand possessed of the moneys arising from such sale, upon trust for J.H.Munro and A.H.Munro in equal shares as tenants in common, provided that any sums arising from sale of the properties shall be first applied by (ii) towards discharge of the said mortgage, (ii) to stand possessed of the surplus moneys from such sale, (which were by the indenture of 25 May 1848 directed to be paid to him by Lestock Peach Wilson, Wm. King and Robt. Cotesworth), upon trust for (i); the receipt of (ii) to be an effective discharge; (ii) is empowered to lease the properties until their sale, with the consent of (i), for terms not exceeding twenty-one years; the trust contained in the present indenture not to be considered as additional security for the said mortgage; the principal sum of £11,000 to be deemed to be the debt of the manor, messuages, etc., one moiety by the debt to be considered as the debt of Jn. H. Munro and the other as that of Amelia H. Munro.
Schedules of the properties, attached, as in the indentures of 29 September 1830, 31 August 1843.
Recites (1) indenture of 25 May 1848.
(2) The said sum of £11,000 is still owing, with the current half year's interest.
(3) (i) is seized of the close of meadowland, copyhold of the manor of Walsham, and to the tithes arising from it or the commutation in lieu of tithes, as in the third Schedule annexed to the present indenture.
(4) (i) is seized of the close called Bulls Croft, copyhold of the manor of Walsham, as in the fourth Schedule, and to the tithes arising therefrom.
(5) The said Bulls Croft, with the tithes, is subject to a mortgage made to Thos. Raynbird, farmer, of Westhorpe, co.Suffolk, by indenture of 11 October 1843 between (i) Thos. Raynbird (ii) Samuel Golding, gent, of Walsham le Willows (iii) the said Jn. Hector Munro (therein called Hector Jn.Munro) (iv) Samuel Parker, farmer, of Badwell Ash, securing to (i) the sum of £700, and interest, which said mortgage has now become vested by transfer in Wm. Hepworth, clerk, of Botesdale, co. Suffolk (see 220).
(6) J.H.Munro is seized of the copyhold tenement, of the Manor of Walsham, mentioned in the fifth schedule, to which he was admitted at a court on 12 May 1837, upon a sale from the executors of Thos. Sills, decd., 11 October 1834.
(7) J.H.Munro and A.H.Munro have agreed to vest the equity of redemption of all the properties comprised in the indenture of 25 May 1848 in (ii), in exoneration of the personal estate of Jn.H.Munro and Amelia H.Munro, upon such trusts for the absolute sale, to be expressed hereafter, Jn.H.Munro to vest in (ii) the copyhold lands and freehold rents, tithes etc., comprised in the 3rd, 4th and 5th Schedules (subject, as to the premises comprised in the 4th Schedule, to the sum of £700 due to the said Wm. Hepworth).

Conveyance of the manor of Netherhall  TEM.173/276  20th April 1849

Contents:
(i) Wm. Pitcairn, esq., of Davies, co. Kent, Andrew Gregory Johnston, esq., of Port Antonio, Jamaica, Timothy Steward, brewer of Yarmouth, co.Norfolk and Thomas Fowler Steward, gent., also of Yarmouth (ii) the said Thomas Fowler Steward (iii) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., of Walsham le Willows. (iv) Frederick Arden, esq., late of New Inn Hall in the University of Oxford, but now a Cornet in the 12th Regiment of Royal Lancers and Amelia Helen his wife (dan. of J.H.Munro and of Amelia Munro, decd.) (v) Lestock Peach Wilson, William King and Robert Cotesworth, esq., all of the London Assurance Office (vi) Arthur Steward, merchant, of Great Yarmouth (vii) John Coverdale, gent., of Bedford Row, co. Middlesex.
Messuages and lands (as in the indentures of 29 September 1830 and 2 June 1832) to hold to (v) subject to an equity of redemption (by the indenture of 25 May 1848); (ii) covenants to surrender the copyhold parts of the said messuages, etc., to the use of (v), at the expense of (iii) and (iv); and for furtherance of the said covenant, the said Wm. Pitcairn, Andrew Gregory Johnston and Timothy Steward, with the approbation of (iii), (iv) and (v), release to (ii) all the copyhold messuages, and lands so covenanted to be surrendered (including copyholds of the manor of Stanton Hall with Mickfield, to which (i) were admitted jointly with Jonathan Brundrett, decd., at a court held on 24 October 1837); certain of the freehold hereditaments comprised in the indenture of 29 September 1830, being those affected by the terms of five hundred years created by the indenture of 12 February 1787, were vested in (vi) upon trust for (i); the residue of the said term of five hundred years is now transferred to (vii) in trust for (v), for securing payment of the said sum of £11,000.
Attached: acknowledgement of separate consent of Amelia H.Munro to the said decd, 27 July 1849.
Recites: (1) (1) to (17) as in indenture of 25th May 1848.
(18) Indenture of 25th May 1848.
(19) The marriage of Frederick Arden and Amelia Helen Munro took place on 8 July 1848.
(20) The said sum of £11,000 secured to (v) by the indenture of 25 May 1848 remains owing, with the current half-year's interest.
(21) (i) have agreed, at the request of (iii) and (iv), to convey the manor freehold messuages, etc., (as in the indentures of 20 September 1820 and 2 June 1832).

Conveyance upon trusts  TEM.173/277  17 May 1850

Contents:
(i) Henry Vallance, esq., of 20, Essex Street, the Strand, co. Middlesex (ii) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., of Walsham le Willows (iii) Fred.Arden, a Lieutenant in the 12th regiment of Lancers, and W. Amelia Helen (iv) Charles Douglas, esq., of Witham (a trustee named by (ii) and Joseph Arden, esq., of Cavendish Square, co. Middlesex (a trustee named by (iii).
Of the manor, messuages, lands and tithes (as in the indentures of 25 May 1848, and 24 June 1848); (ii) covenants with (iv) and with (iii) to surrender the copyhold hereditaments to the use of (iv), upon trusts to be declared (copyholds comprised in the third, fourth and fifth Schedules annexed to the indenture of 24 June 1848) upon trust (iv) shall, with the consent of (ii) and (iii), sell the said manor and freehold and copyhold premises, and shall hold the moneys arising from each sale, paying to (ii) £1,455 for his own benefit, the net surplus to be divided into fifty parts, of which (iv) shall be possessed of twenty-one parts, upon trust for such persons as (iii) shall appoint, or in default in trust for the said Amelia H. Arden as part of her personal estate, and (iv) shall hold the other twenty-nine parts upon the turst following:- to discharge the two mortgages of £11,000 and £700 with all interest due, and to pay the residue to (ii) as part of his personal estate.
The said manor, messuages and lands etc., to be deceased to be converted into money from the date of the present indenture, and the rents to be held until the sale thereof by (iv), paying to (ii) interest at the rate of 4%, as from 24 June 1848, on the said sum of £1,455, and upon trust also that (iv), after paying such interest, shall apportion the net rents and profits of the said manor, etc., as above, into the said fifty parts, from the said twenty-nine parts paying the interest due on the said mortgages, (as from 24 June 1848 on the said sum of £11,000, and all interest and arrears of interest on the other said sum of £700), paying the residue to (ii). (iv) are empowered, before the sale of the whole or part of the said hereditaments, to lease the same, with the consent of Jn. M. Munro and of Amelia H.Munro, for terms not exceeding 21 years (in the case of the copyhold properties first obtaining the licence of the lord of the manor or manors); the trusts, declared as above, not to constitute additional security for repayment of the said mortgages. (ii) and (iii) declare that the proceeds of sale of the said properties shall be payable to (iv), in lieu of the direction in the indenture of 25 May 1848 for their payments, by Lestock Peach Wilson, Wm. King and Robt. Cotesworth, to Henry Vallance, and shall be discharged from the direction of the said indenture for investment in real estate; the proceeds aring from any sale, with the moneys arising from sales of such of the premises as are not comprised in the indenture of mortgage of 25 May 1848 (having regard to the sums due to the said Lestock P.Wilson, Wm. King and Robt. Cotesworth as interest, on the security of the said indenture) to be used to place Jn.H.Munro and Amelia H. Arden in the position in which they would have been if (iv) had received the said moneys, and had disposed of them according to the trusts declared; (ii) covenants with (iii) that he will pay on demand, the said mortgage debts of £11,000 and £700 and interest due, and will indemnify (iii) from the several covenants entered into by the said Amelia H. Arden (then A. H. Munro) by the indenture of 25 May 1848 for payment of the said sum of £11,000; subject to the rights of (iii) the said mortgage debts of £11,000 and £700 are to be paid out of the property, monies, etc., as directed in the present indenture as far as possible, in exoneration of the other estates of (ii); the receipt of (iv) to be an effectual discharge of any sale; (ii) and (iii) empowered to appoint new trustees. Schedules annexed, of the said messuages and lands.
Recites: (1) Indenture of 25 May 1848.
(2) Indenture of 24 June 1848.
(3) No surrender has yet been made by (ii), to the use (i) of the copyhold premises comprised in the third, fourth and fifth Schedules annexed to the said indenture of 24 June 1848.
(4) The principal sum of £11,000, with the current half year's interest, is still owing to Lestock Peach Wilson, Wm. King and Robt. Cotesworth and the principal sums of £700 (in the indenture of 24 June 1848) by the said indenture of 11 October 1843 still remains due to Wm. Hepworth as transferee.
(5) No sale has been made of the manor and lands (as in the indenture of 25 May 1848).
(6) Marriage of F. Arden and H.A.Munro (as recited in (19) of indenture of 20 April 1849).
(7) (ii) and (iii) have agreed to modify the arrangement made by the said indenture of 24 June 1848, and also that the manor and the freehold and copyhold hereditaments should be vested in (iv) upon trusts to be declared, subject to the said mortgages of £11,000 and £700.
Attached; declaration of the separate assent of Amelia Helen Arden, to the present indenture, 19 July 1850.

Assignment of three terms of 1,000 years  TEM.173/278  24 July 1843

Contents:
(i) Wm. Powell Hunt, gent, of Ipswich, and Mary Pearson, spinster of the same place (ii) Joseph Thomas Lawton, clerk, of Elmswell, co. Suffolk (iii) Thomas Eyre, esq. of Bath and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham, esq., late of Nottingham, but now of Lincoln's Inn Fields, co. Middlesex, (iv) Catherine Eyre, wid., and Juliana Eyre, spinster, both of Bath (v) Mary Lowdham, wid., of Leicester, the said Lewis Allsopp Lowdham, and Jesse Berridge, gent, of Leicester (vi) Wm. Pitcairn, esq., late of Tokenhouse Yard, now of Copthall Buildings in the City of London, Jonathan Brundrett gent., of the Inner Temple, Andrew Gregory Johnston, esq., of Fritton Hall, co. Suffolk, Timothy Steward, jun., brewer, of Norwich and Thomas Fowler Steward, gent., of Great Yarmouth (vii) Charles Steward, esq., of Ipswich.
On the messuages, lands, etc., as in the indenture of 29 September 1830),) viz: assignment of two terms of 1,000 years, as in the indentures of 10 October 1820 and 11 October 1815 by (i) to (vii), and assignment of one term of 1,000 years, as in the indenture of 6 January 1804 by (ii) to (vii) upon trust for (vi), and to go with the freehold and inheritance of the said hereditaments.
Recites (1) indenture of 2 November 1752, between (i) Mary Nunn, wid., and Robt. Nunn, her eldest son and heir apparent, (ii) Judith Cooke, spinster, of Rougham, co. Suffolk; demise for 1,000 years (mortgage for £1,040), of 2a. of woodground in Bury Town Wood in Hepworth; the mortgage by divers assignments, and by indenture of 10 October 1820 (i) Chas Wollaston captain in the Royal Navy (ii) Jas. Devereux Hustler (iii) Robt. Nunn and w. Eliz. (iv) Jn. Sparke (v) Wm. Pearson, gent, late of Ipswich decd.) the said land and certain lands allotted under an Inclosure Act for Hepworth, were assigned to (v). (2) indenture of 6 January 1804, (i) Jn. Mallows Youngman, farmer, of Hepworth (ii) Charles Harrison, esq., of Palgrave, (mortgage of the said and other lands for £2,400). (3) lease and release of 8-9 April 1819, (i) Jn. Mallows Youngman (ii) Meadows Taylor, gent. (iii) Jn. Sparke (iv) Wm. Pearson, decd., by which part of a piece of land called Great Tuffts was conveyed to (iii) with 12a. called Tuffts and Little Tuffts in Hepworth (other parts of Great Tuffts (2½a) having been sold by (i) to Jn. Sparke, decd., father of (iii), by indenture of 14 June 1805, and were by him devised to (iii) by his will. (4) indenture of 9 April 1819, (i) Chas. Harrison and Henry Harrison (surviving executors of the will of Charles Harrison, then decd. dated 8 August 1801, proved P.C.C. 6 March 1804), (ii) Jn. Mallows Youngman (iii) Jn. Sparke, (iv) Joseph Thomas Lawton; assignment to (iv) in trust for (iii). (5) indenture of 8 October 1808, (i) Edmund Smith, yeoman, of Finningham (ii) Margaret Taylor and Sarah Taylor, spinster, of Burnham, co. Norfolk; mortgage for £850, of a messuage and lands as recited in (6). (6) lease and release of 10-11 October 1815, (i) Edmund Smith (ii) Jn. Sparke, of a messuage, barn, stables, gardens and land (24a) in Hepworth and Wattisfield, viz. Furze Piece with orchard and spur-way (6a. 0r. 25p.), Little Meadow (2a. 0r. 34p.), Gt. Meadow (4a.3r.20p.), Grove Close (6a.1r.), The Two Acres (2a. 1r. 10p.), the Further Two Acres (2a.1r.), heretofore the estate of Robt. Wright, and by indenture of the same 11 October between (i) Margaret and Sarah Taylor (ii) Edmund Smith (iii) Jn. Sparke (iv) Wm. Pearson, decd., assignment of the properties as in (5) to (iv) in trust for (iii).
(7) Lease and release of 30 June and 1 July 1819, between (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Wm. Pearson, decd. (iii) Thos. Fielder, gent., of the Stock Exchange, City of London (iv) Jn. Fielder, gent., of Duke Street, Grosvenor Square, co. Middlesex mortgage, for £6,000 advanced to (i) by (iii), of divers hereditaments of (i). (8) Lease and release of 30 June and 1 July 1824, between (i) Thos. Fielder, (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Catherine Eyre; assignment of the mortgage as recited in (7), to (iii) for £6,150, and with interest at 5%. (9) lease and release of 2-3 August 1824, between (i) Ezekiel Simpson (ii) Catherine Eyre (iii) Benjamin Isaac Samo, gent, (iv) Jn. Sparke (v) Juliana Eyre (vi) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham (then Lewis Allsopp); assignment of all hereditament of (iv) in Walsham le Willows and elsewhere in Suffolk, to (vi) upon trust to permit (iv) to receive the profits until default should be made in the payment of £6,150 and interest to (ii) and of £5,500 and interest to (v), upon trust for (vi) to sell the same if default is made in the said payments, paying the said sums to (ii) and (v) from the proceeds of such sales, paying any surplus to (iv). (10) indenture of 4 January 1825, between (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Catherine Eyre and Juliana Eyre (iii) Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham, Lewis Allsopp Lowdham and Jesse Berridge (iv) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham; further mortgage, for £8,350, with interest at 4%, (£4,350 advanced by Catherine Eyre and £4,000 by Mary Lowdham, L. A. Lowdham and Jesse Berridge) the trusts for repayment of the sum as in (9) to be applicable to all the said sums. (10) lease and release of 3-4 January 1825, between (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Catherine Eyre and Juliana Eyre (iii) Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham, L.A. Lowdham and Jesse Berridge (iv) Thos. Eyre and L. A. Lowdham, conveying the said properties comprised in the indentures of 10 October 1820, 9th April 1819 and 11 October 1815, with others, to the use of (iv) upon trust for (i) to receive the profits, until the said sums, as in (9) and (10), should be required to be paid, and upon trust to sell the same and to repay the said sums, as in (9) and (10), should be required to be paid, and upon trust to sell the same and to repay the said sums, as in (9). (11) the said Wm. Pearson died 14 September 1830, and by will dated 5 May 1830 (proved P.C.C. 26 January 1831) appointed Mary Pearson and Wm. Powell Hunt as executors. (12) Thos. Eyre and Lewis A. Lowdham in pursuance of the said trusts, lately contracted with (vi) for the absolute sale to them of the said hereditaments, for £25,500, and by a lease and release of 28-29 September 1830 conveyed the same to them as joint tenants. (13) it was agreed that the three several terms of one thousand years, assigned to Wm. Pearson, decd. and Joseph Thomas Lawton, should be re-assigned to a trustee on the nomination of (vi).

Covernant for production of tithe deeds  TEM.173/279  17 September, 1834

Contents:
(i) Thos. Thornhill, esq., of Riddesworth, co.Norfolk, (ii) Wm. Pitcairn, esq., of Copthall Buildings, City of London, Jonathan Brundrett, gent, of the Inner Temple, London, Andrew Gregory Johnston, esq., of Fritton Hall, co. Suffolk, Timothy Steward, jung., brewer of Norwich and Thos. Fowler Steward, gent., of Gt. Yarmouth.
By (i) for 10/- paid by (ii), with further covenant, if the property should be resold, for the same covenant by the purchaser.
Annexed Schedule of deeds:
(a) indenture of release of 4 March 1730/1 (i) Henry Ord, esq., one of the sworn attornies of the King's Remembrancer's Office, in the Exchequer, Francis Hutchinson, esq., of Fornham St. Martin co. Suffolk, and Anne Hutchinson,spinster, his dau., (iii) Robert Ord, esq., of Lincoln's Inn and Hulton Perkins, gent., of Lincoln's Inn. (b) indentures of lease and release, 25-26 June 1753, (i) Henry Cockredge, esq., of Thetford, co. Norfolk, and Edward Horrex, jun., gent., of the Custom House, London, (ii) Matthew Manning, doctor in physic, of Thetford, and w. Ann, (iii) Henry Ord. (c) lease and release of 26-27 August 1755, (i) Henry Ord and w. Ann (ii) Robert Ord and Hutton [sic] Perkins (d) indenture of bargain and sale, of 3 May 1773, enrolled in Chancery 5 May 1773, (i) Rev. John Ord, B.A., of the parish of St. George, Bloomsbury, co. Middlesex, eldest surviving son of the said Henry Ord, decd. by Ann his w., late Ann Hutchinson, spinster (ii) Joseph Harrington, gent., of the same, (iii) Rich. Ward, gent of the same. (e) exemplification of a recovery, Easter term 1773 (Joseph Harrington dem., Rich. Ward ten., John Ord vouchee) (f) deed poll of 10 January 1774, under the hands of Ann Ord and John Ord (endorsed on the indenture of release of 27 August 1755). (g) lease and release of 11-12 January 1774, (i) Rev. Jn. Ord, then late of St. George, Bloomsbury, but then of Fornham St. Martin (ii) Craven Ord, Younger Son of the said Henry Ord by the said Anne Ord (iii) Anne Ord (iv) the Rt. Hon. Robert Ord, Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer in Scotland, John Ord, esq., of Lincoln's Inn and Robert Palmer, esq., of St. George, Bloomsbury. (h) lease and release of 17-18 January 1774; (i) John Ord (ii) Anne Ord (iii) Robt. Harrell, gent, of Lincoln's Inn (iv) Joseph Harrington (v) Rich. Ward. (i) Hilary Term 1774, exemplification of a recovery (Jos. Harrington dem., Rich., Ward, ten., John Ord vouchee) (j) indenture of feoffment of 13 November 1794, enrolled in Chancery 22 November 1794, (i) Rev. Jn. Ord of Fornham St. Martin, D.D., grandson and heir at law of the said Francis Hutchinson, and eldest surviving son and heir of Henry Ord and w. Ann, both decd. (Ann being the only dau. and heir of the said Francis Hutchinson, decd.) and w. Mary (ii) John Plumer, farmer, of Walsham le Willows (iii) Wm. Lyon, gent, of Grays Inn, co.Middlesex (iv) John Sparke, gent, of Walsham le Willos. (k) Hilary term, 1795, exemplification of a recovery (Wm. Lyon dem., Jn. Plummer ten., John Ord and w. Mary vouchees). (L) indenture of mortgage of 27 October 1819 (i) Jn. Sparke (ii) Mary Studd, wid., of Ipswich and Simon Halliday, esq., of Lower Berkeley Street, Portman Square, co. Middlesex (m) assignment of 27 September 1821 (i) Mary Studd and Simon Halliday (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Margaret Naunton, wid., of Eyke co. Suffolk. (n) assignment of 11 June 1829, endorsed on (m), (i) Thos. Catlin, farmer, of Bentley, co. Suffolk and Joseph Parmenter Naunton Walford, farmer, of Rushmere, co. Suffolk, surviving executors of the will of the said Margaret Naunton (ii) Jn. Sparek (iii) Jacob Mould, gent, of Gray's Inn. (o) further charge (of same date as (n) and endorsed on (m) ) (i) Jn.Sparke (ii) Jacob Mould. (p) assignment of 4 November 1829 endorsed on (m), (i) Jacob Mould (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Wm. Gambier. (q) feoffment of 14 June 1805, (i) Jn. Mallowes Youngman, farmer (ii) Jn. Sparke. (r) lease and release of 9-10 October 1820, (i) Robt. Nunn, gent, of Hepworth, and w. Eliz. (ii) James Deveraux Hustler, gent, of the West India Docks, London (iii) Eliz. Sparke Edgar, spinster of Buxhall, co. Suffolk, and Thos. Rout, jun., of Orehouse, co. Suffolk, (iv) Jn. Sparke, esq., of Walsham le Willows (iv) Eleazer Lawrence, gent., of Ipswich. (vi) assignment of 10 October 1820, (i) Charles Woollaston, esq., of Bury St. Edmunds, a captain in the Royal Navy, (on acting executor named in the will of Priscilla Woollaston, sole executrix named in the will of Frederick Woollaston) (ii) James Deveraux Hustler (iii) Robt. Nunn and w. Eliz. (iv) Jn. Sparke (v) William Pearson, gent., of Ipswich. (s) indenture of 10 October 1820, (i) Robt. Nunn (ii) Jn. Sparke.
Recites: (1) (i) sometime since contracted with Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham for the absolute purchase of the Manor of Reeveshall alias Rusalls with Master Stephen's, and a farmhouse called Hepworth Hall and a farm in Hepworth, for £7,151.7.6d., and by indenture of lease and release of 24-25 November 1833, the release being between: (i) Thos. Eyre and Lewis' Allsopp Lowdham (ii) Catherine Eyre, wid., and Juliana Eyre, the said spinster, both of Bath (iii) Mary Lowdham, wid., of Leicester, L.A. Lowdham, and Jesse Berridge, gent., of Leicester (iv) Richard Stephens Taylor of Grays Inn, co. Middlesex (v) James Parke, gent., of Lincoln's Inn Fields (vi) the said Thos. Thornhill (vii) William Unthank, gent., of Heigham in the county of the City of Norwich and (viii) Clement Williams Unthank, gent., of Norwich, the said manor, messuage and farm were conveyed to the use of such persons and upon such trusts as the said Thos. Thornhill should appoint, with a limitation to the use of the said Wm. Unthank. (2) (ii) sometime since contracted with Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham for the absolute purchase of the manor and other hereditaments at Walsham le Willows and in other parishes (mentioned in printed particulars as for sale by public auction at the Auction Mart in the City of London on 22 August 1828) for the sum of £25,500 and by indentures of 28-29 September 1830 conveyed the same to the use of (ii) (3) the deeds mentioned in the schedule annexed to the present indenture relate both to the title to the manor etc., sold (as in (1) ) and to the manor etc., (as in (2) ); it was agreed on the treaty for the said sales that the said deeds should be delivered to (i), who should enter into a covenant for their production. (4) the said deeds are now in the possession of (i).

Appointment to receive rents  TEM.173/280  25 May 1848

Contents:
(i) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., and Amelia Helen Munro, spinster, both of Walsham le Willows (ii) Lestock Peach Wilson, Wm. King and Robert Cotesworth, esq., all of the London Assurance Office (iii) Jn. Coverdale, gent, of Bedford Row, co. Middlesex. Appointment of (iii), by (i), to receive the rents and profits of the manor, messuages and lands (as in the indenture of the same date). (iii) to retain for his own use one shilling in the pound, paying to (ii), half-yearly the interest due upon the said mortgage, any surplus to be paid to the party entitled in possession to the said manor, etc., (i) and (ii) are empowered to remove (iii) and to appoint another as Receiver, in case of misconduct. (iii) is to be considered as the agent of (i), who shall be responsible for any loss or misapplication of the said rents, (iii) to be accountable only for losses by his own wilful neglect. (iii) is not empowered to act until the interest payments are three months in arrears. Schedule gives names of tenants, descriptions of properties, total acreages, rents, names of plantations in hand (with acreages), with note that Bulls Croft, Sills Cottage and Lammas Meadow are to be excepted from the mortgage.
Recites (1) indenture of same date, as the present, between (i) Jn. Hector Munro (ii) Amelia Helen Munro (iii) Lestock Peach Wilson, Wm. King and Robt. Cotesworth (iv) Henry Vallance, mortgaging the manor of Netherhall, freehold and copyhold messuages and lands in Walsham le Willows, for £11,000 with interest at 5%. (2) it was agreed that the said Jn. Coverdale be appointed Receiver of the rents and profits of the said manor, etc., to ensure regular payment of interest on the said loan.

Conveyance  TEM.173/225  24 August 1854

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Contents:
(1) Charles Douglas of Witham, Essex, esquire; Joseph Arden of Cavendish Square, Middlesex, esquire. (2) John Hector Monro of Walsham le Willows, esquire (3) Frederick Arden a Lieutenant in 12th Regiment of Lancers, and Amelia Helen his wife (4) Richard Martineau of Westbourne Street, Middlesex, esquire (5) Herbert Martineau of 2, Raymond Buildings, Grays Inn, Middlesex, gentleman. Mansion house with the coach house, barn, stables, buildings, yards, gardens, lawns, pleasure grounds, plantations, lands and hereditaments in Walsham le Willows or in some adjoining parish containing together forty seven acres one rood and sixteen perches and consisting of the following particulars: Mansion house, offices, yards, gardens and pleasure grounds, two acres three roods and thirty four perches; outbuildings and yard, one rood; the Paddock one acre two roods and sixteen perches the lawn thirty three acres and three roods; plantation thirty perches; plantation and arable ground five acres two roods and twenty eight perches; plantation thirty two perches; plantation fourteen perches; New Drift Plantation two acres two roods and twenty two perches. Church Farm in Walsham le Willos with messuage, barns, stables, buildings, yards, gardens, orchards and lands containing one hundred and forty three acres one rood and twenty perches consisting of the following particulars; part of the lawn seven acres one rood and thirty five perches; Lammas or Six Acre Meadow five acres one rood and thirteen perches; Lammas or Second meadow twenty three acres, twenty two perches; First Stoney lands six acres two roods; First Stubbins five acres one rood and eight perches; Second Stubbins six acres and twenty one perches; Middle Stoney lands Six acres; Further Stoney lands seven acres one rood; part of Badwell Hill Field nine acres and eighteen perches; Drift or Hoxne Lane twenty seven perches; Gowns Meadow and part of Hoxne Meadow ten acres and thirty seven perches; part of Hoxne Meadow three acres and thirty two perches, First Beeches six acres one rood and thirty two perches; Second Beeches; Chequer Meadow; Hoxne Pasture; Middle Pasture; Second Pale Meadow; First Poll Meadow; Gallants Meadow; Brook Meadow; Farm House, office, yard and garden (late Hays); part of private road belonging to the estate next the Lammas Meadow; Paddock plantation; Plantation 34 perches; Plantation 13 perches; Plantation 32 perches; Plantation one rood eight perches; Plantation 2 roods. Four Ashes Farm in Walsham le Willows and Badwell Ash with messuage, barn, stables, yards, gardens, orchards and lands containing one hundred and seventy five acres three roods and sixteen perches consisting of the following particulars:- farmhouse, homestead and gardens; Home Field; Street Close; Chequer Meadow; North Thieves Hedge Field; Badwell Hill Field; South Thieves Hedge Field; West Barn Field; West Barn Field; Barn and yard; Knaves acre; Old Meadow; Wood Close; Bryants Meadow; The Great Crowns; East Barn Field; New Field; The lawn; Complins Close; The drift; Plantation Field; First Bottom; Further part of First Bottom; Part of First and Further Bottom; Further Bottom; Grove Field; Foot path field; ploughed Horse Shoes; First and Further Horse Shoe Meadow; Plantation twenty seven perches; plantation one rood twenty four perches; plantation thirty nine perches; plantation one rood and eleven perches; plantation twenty nine perches Home Farm in Walsham le Willows with messuage, tenement, barns, stables, yards, gardens, orchards and lands containing one hundred and nineteen acres, three roods and ten perches consiting of the following; :- Orchard One acre thirteen perches; Farmhouse and homestead; First Broad Oakes; Further Broad Oakes; Readings Pightle; Cottages, gardens and Readings Homestead; Lower Cooks Field or Little Meadow; Readings Lower Lay; Doctor's Croft; Howe Topps or Cowells; Kemballs; Great Johnsons; Little Johnsons; Old Bean Field; Old Lay; Wards Close; Winters Pightle; Readings Upper Lay; Barn Pightle; Golden Croft; Upper Cooks Field; Lower Cooks Field; Grocers Close; Drift Way; Broad Oaks Plantation; Newland Plantation; part of Allotment on N. side of road opposite to Mansion. Messuage or tenement with garden containing one rood and twenty four perches on S. side of Plamer Street in Walsham le Willows, now divided into three cottages in the respective occupations of Widow Drake, John Paine and John Pemberton. Brick built double messuage (adjoining last mentioned messuage) containing one rood and fourteen perches in respective occupations of Thomas Wright and Edward Pollard. Cottage and garden containing 26 perches situated on W. side of High Road opposite Walsham Church now in occupation of Widow Sills. Piece of ground lying behind last mentioned cottage containing 20 perches in occupation of Walton Kent. Double cottage in Walsham near or adjoining Home Farm House called Gardeners and Bailiffs Cottages containing one acre and eighteen perches in the respective occupations of Mr.Jessup and Mr. Milson. Signed and sealed by the parties. Witnessed by James Reid; Thomas Cook, Solicitor, Cliffords Inn, London and Henry Willoughby, 4 Bedford Square, London; Edwin D.J. Matthews, 20, Essex Street; Maud Polloured, and very detailed plan.

Mortgage  TEM.173/226(a)  6 July 1866

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Contents:
(1) John Martineau of Walsham le Willows, esquire (2) The Right Honorable Jane, Countess of Egremont of Orchard Wyndham, Somerset, widow. Property as described in 225. Recites portion of Will of Richard Martineau, made 28 May 1864, proved 28 October 1864 leaving property in Walsham le Willows to son John Martineau. Signed and sealed John Martineau. Witnessed John Philip Martineau. Coloured plan.
Endorsed: Release (1) Jane, Countess Egremont. (2) John Martineau. Reconveyance of property mortgaged in previous deed. Signed and sealed by Jane Egremont. Witnessed by T. Sparkes of Williton, Taunton, Writing Clerk. 5. August 1872.
226 (b)
Letter from the Countess of Egremont to John Martineau, Esq., requesting him to hand his cheque, for which she had signed a receipt on the reconveyance of the same date, to Messrs. Walker and Martineau. 5 August 1872.

Lease (1)  TEM.173/227  20 August 1866

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Parchment

Contents:
The Right Honorable Jane, Countess of Egremont of Orchard Wyndham, Somerset, widow, and John Martineau of Walsham le Willows, Esquire. (2) Lucy Martineau of 17 Westbourne Street, Hyde Park, Middlesex, widow. Parcel of ground in Walsham le Willows containing eighteen perches bounded on N. by land belonging to Hooper Wilkinson Esq., on S. and W. by orchard attached to Church Farm Buildings and on E. by the High Road. Signed and sealed Jane Egremont and John Martineau. Witnessed ?????? Collins & Hubert Martineau Plan.

Deeds  TEM.173/250/1-8  1866

Abstract of Title  TEM.173/250/1-2  1866

Contents:
Of Jn. Martineau, esq., to lands in Walsham le Willows and Badwell Ash (reciting from 1811).

Abstract of title  TEM.173/250/3  Undated

Contents:
As TEM.173/250/1-2 to (1) a tenement late Sills and land in Walsham (as 283), reciting from: 7 June 1799 Surrender of Edmund Greengrass, shovel-maker, of Walsham le Willows, at a court of the Manor of Walsham, of a cottage and yards (as 283) in occupation of J.Mallows and Jos. Pett, to which Edmund Greengrass was admitted 21 May 1762 on the surrender of Davey Smith, to the use of J.Malows, cordwainer and Watchmaker, of Walsham; Admission of J. Malows on same day. 1 June 1827 Presintment of conditional surrender out of court on 16 April 1827, to the use of Thos. Richer, gent, of Walsham, for £30 and not exceeding £50. 3 November 1828. Authority by Thos. Richers, to the steward to enter satisfaction on the said conditional surrender; 3rd November 1828 Absolute surrender by Jn. Mallows to Thos. Sills for £119. 5 June 1829 Admission of Thos. Sills. 6 September 1831 Will of Thos. Sills, authorising his son, John, and daughter, Thamar Sills, to sell the said copyhold cottage upon trust to pay his debts and to employ the dividends of the proceeds invested to the use of his wife during widowhood, and then eqully between his children. 11 October 1834 Bargain and sale between the (i) said Jn. and Thamar Sills and (ii) J.H.Munro (reciting that Thos. Sills died 16 August 1832; probate of his will 25 August 1832) for £100.
Recites 283/1.
(2) Meadow late Rogers. 27 September 1819. Award of the Enclosure Commissioner for Walsham le Willows, to Arthur Rogers, of a piece of Lammas Land (2a.2r.9p.) No.38 on the Enclosure map, as copyhold land of the Manor of Walsham.
Recites 283/2. (reciting also as recited therein)

Recites as TEM.173/220-224  TEM.173/250/4  25 May 1848

Contents:
And also recites the death of Thos. Raynbird, 23 March 1851, and appointment by his will, dated 12 November 1847, of his son, Thos. Raynbird, jun., of Finningham, co. Suffolk, and his Sons in law, Thos. Leabon Berry, farmer, of Westhorpe and Thos. Easlea, farmer, of Badwell Ash, executors, deriving his lands to them upon trusts, as also mortgages. Mortgage to the London Assurance Company.

Abstract of indentures of Mortgage  TEM.173/250/5  Undated

Contents:
Reciting TEM.173/268-274.

Abstract of leases  TEM.173/250/6  Undated

Contents:
Reciting TEM.173/290 (a) and (b) and TEM.173/291; lease of Four Ashes Farm to Henry Plummer, farmer, of Walsham, 9 October 1855 at an annual rent of £240 [schedule of fields, with acreages (arable or pasture), total 173a.] for seven years. Further lease, 16 October 1862, to H.Plummer, with a lease of two inclosures of land with a barn (7a.3r.36p.) last in occupation of Wm.Hayward and then of H.Plummer, all for eight years at an annual rent of £254. Lease from year to year of part of the Lawn to T.Easlea, 23 September 1862, viz. a parcel of meadow or pasture land, part of the Lawn, with a small piece of arable adjoining, in Walsham (near the mansion house in occupation of R.Martineau) in occupation of T.Easlea and containing 30 a., at an annual rent of £52.10.0d.

Copy of declarations made 1854 by Samuel Golding, gent.  TEM.173/250/7  1866

Contents:
Attorney at law, Jn. Plummer, farmer and Jn.Hector Munro, all of Walsham le Willows, on the lands comprised in the sale of 1854 [includes note of S.Golding's residence in Walsham since 1802 when articled to Jn.Sparke, sen.] As TEM.173/293 (excluding S.Golding).

Copy of answers to requisitions on title to the Walsham Estate, with counsel's opinion.  TEM.173/250/8  1866

Documents  TEM.173/285/1-4  1854, 1856

Copy of court roll of the Manor of Walsham.  TEM.173/285/1  16 November 1854

Contents:
Admission out of court of Richard Martineau, on surrender of Thos. Fowler Steward, 24 August 1854 (to which T.F.Steward was admitted at a court held on 20 May 1831 on surrender of Mary Sparke, wid., and Jn. Sparke) (as TEM.173/265).
Recites that Charles Douglas and Joseph Arden have contracted to sell the said messuages and lands with others, to Richard Martineau for £24,000 (£6,595 of which is for the said copyhold hereditaments of this manor).

Copy of court roll of the Manor of Walsham Church House.  TEM.173/285/2  16 November 1854

Contents:
Admission of Richard Martineau (as TEM.173/285/1) to lands as in 264.
Recites (1) death of Jonathan Brundrett in May 1841.
(2) death of Andrew Gregory Johnston in March 1850.
(3) that the equitable estate in fee simple in the said estate, to which Thos. F. Steward was admitted, is now vested in Charles Douglas and Joseph Arden, as trustees for sale under an indenture of 17 May 1850.
(4) the said Chas. Douglas and Joseph Arden have contracted to sell the said estate to Rich. Martineau for £24,000 (of which £2,100 is the price agreed for the said copyhold properties).

Enfranchisement  TEM.173/285/3  22 August 1856

Contents:
(i) The Rev. Thomas Baden Powell, of Newick, co. Sussex, lord of the manor of Walsham (ii) The Copyhold Commissioners (iii) Richard Martineau, esq., of Westbourne Street, co. Middlesex. (iv) Hubert Martineau, gent, of Raymond Buildings, Grays Inn. Enfranchisement, for £1,512.7.8d., of all the messuages and lands, etc., to which (iii) was admitted tenant for life and to (iv) for the use of (iii), as in three schedules, annexed, viz. as in 265, 283 and 7a. in Bulls Croft.
Recites (1) admission of (iii) on 16 November 1854, to the said messuages and lands, part or the surrender of Thos. Fowler Steward, part on surrender of In.Hector Munro and part by an appointment by Thos. Raynbird, jun., Thos. Leabon Berry and Thos. Easlea, the said Jn. Hector Munro, Charles Douglas and Joseph Arden.
(2) the said sum of £1,512.7.8d. has been ascertained to be the full compensation due under the copyhold Act.1852.
Receipt attached, for £765. paid by Rich. Martineau as fines on admissions to the Manors of Walsham and Walsham Church House, 15 February, 1855, with £75 for fees. Endorsement of enrolment in the court books of the Manor of Walsham, 10 September 1856.

Enfranchisement  TEM.173/285/4  22 August 1856

Contents:
Parties as TEM.173/285/3. (Rev. T.Baden Powell, Lord of the Manor of Walsham Church House). For £418.0.7. of all the lands as in 264. Endorsement of enrolment in the court books of the manor, 4 September 1856.

Schedule of deeds of the Walsham le Willows Estate  TEM.173/292  1915

Contents:
Deposited at the London County and Westminster Bank includes deeds in this list

Declaration by Jn. Plummer, farmer, of Walsham, on fields belonging to Four Ashes Farm.  TEM.173/293.(a)  3 June 1854

Declaration by Jn. Hector Munro that no claim had been made for any fee farm rent by the Crown, on the Walsham Estate.  TEM.173/293/(b)  17 August 1854

Declaration by J.H.Munro as to the estate.  TEM.173/293/(c)  17 August 1854

Copies, made 1854, of entries of births, marriages and deaths of members of the family of Jn. M. Munro (as recited in TEM.173/274a).  TEM.173/294  1854

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B: ADDITIONS MADE TO THE ESTATE BY THE SPARKE FAMILY  [no ref. or date]

Deeds: Tuddenham, Sapiston, Bedingfield, Freckenham, Badwell Ash, Walsham-le-Willows, Bury St. Edmunds, etc.  TEM.173/257/1-4  [n.d.]

Copy of will of Samuel Fisher, esq., of Bury St. Edmunds, proved 1738 (P.C.C.).  TEM.173/257/1  c1738

Brief pedigree of the Fisher family.  TEM.173/257/2  Undated

[no title]  TEM.173/257/3  30 January 1751

Contents:
(i) Ezekiel Sparke, gent., of Walsham, and w. Eliz. (cousin and heir at law of Eliz. de Grey, decd., late wife of Thos. de Grey, esq., jun., of Merton, co. Norfolk and only surviving dau. and heir of Sam. Fisher., decd.
(ii) Roger Boldero, gent., of Ixworth. Covenant to levy a fine on the manor of Bensteds alias Nether Hall in Tuddenham, a capital messuage and farm with a sheepwalk and foldcourse in Tuddenham, messuage, barns, etc., in Feckenham [?Freckenham], messuage pightle, orchard and 3a. of land, ½a. in Lenkets Field (8a. in all) near the Broom in Sapiston, capital messuage called Souths alias Bearts in Bedingfield with lands in Bedingfield, Aspall and Debenham, farm and cottages in Langham, reversion of freehold parts of a farm and cottages in Badwell Ash and of two farms in Walsham and Badwell Ash (in occ. of Wm. Powell and Nathaniel Gilson) and of a messuage in Hatter Street in Bury St. Edmunds, in occ. of Ann Fisher (late of Sam. Fisher) to the use of (i).

Final concord: Roger Boldero, pl., Ezekiel and Eliz. Sparke, dej. (as TEM.173/257/3); Hillary term 1751.  TEM.173/257/4  1 June 1759

Deed poll  TEM.173/282  c.1728-1758

Contents:
Deed poll, quitclaim by Robt. Sporle, gent., to Wm. Cropley, clerk, (devises named in the will of Wm. Cropley, decd.), of £1,800.
Recites: (1) indenture of 20 July 1728 between (i) Wm. Cropley, gent., and Eliz. Young, spinster. (ii) Sam. Fisher, esq., and Geo. Roberts, esq., (iii) Wm. Turner, esq., creating a term of 500 years from the same date, in messuages, farms and lands in Dalham, Ousden and Moulton, co. Suffolk, and in Ashley, co. Cambs., and of a messuage and lands in Walsham-le-Willows, upon trust for the marriage of Wm. Cropley and Eliz. Young. (iii) to pay any profits (not exceeding £500) from the sale or demise of the premises for the said term, in the event of the deaths of (i) without surviving issue, to such persons as the said Eliz. should appoint.
(2) Indenture of 25 May 1748, between (i) the said Wm. Cropley and w. Eliz. and Wm. Folkes, esq. (ii) Barnaby Gibson, esq., (iii) Thos. Lord, clerk, creating another term of 500 years, from the death of the said Eliz., in messuages, lands and tenements in Rougham, Southwood Park [Hargrave] and Bury St. Edmunds, upon trust for (iii) within a year of the decease of Wm. and Eliz. Cropley, to raise a sum, by mortgage or sale, not exceeding £1,800 (including the said £500), and to pay the same to such persons as to the said Eliz. should appoint, the two terms of 500 years to cease after such payment. (3) the said Eliz. survived the said Wm. Cropley, her husband, and afterwards married Robt. Sporle, gent., and died 18th June 1758 without issue, appointing by her will dated 15 December 1757, the said £1,800 for the use of the said Robert. (4) Wj. Cropley, by will dated 11 May 1749, devised his messuage in Westgate Street in Bury St. Edmunds where he dwelt, and all his messuages, etc., in Rougham, Walsham, Southwood, Dalham and Ousden, and in Ashfield, co. Cambs., to w. Eliz. for life, and afterwards to Wm. Cropley, (commonly so called) (then aged 14 years and a boarder in the house of the Rev. Jn. Colman, then master of Thetford School).

Walsham le Willows. (Original bundle).A  TEM.173/259  [n.d.]

Feoffment.  TEM.173/259/1  12 March 1772

Contents:
(i) Jn. Bryant, sen., yeoman (ii) Jn. Sparke, jun. gent., both of Walsham le Willows.
Feoffment, for £32.11.0., of a close of meadow land (1¼a.), abutting on Readings Lane, leading from Walsham to Stanton, w., on a rivulet S., on an orchard of Jn. Bryant E. and on a lane from Walsham to Stanton, N. (being parcel of a messuage and lands of (i)).
(i) agree to pay twopence a year and (ii) twopence a year, of fourpence due to the chief Lords.

Covenants  TEM.173/259/2  18 June 1779

Contents:
(i) Jn. Bryant, yeoman, of Walsham (eldest son and heir of Jn. Bryant, decd., late of Burgate, yeomen). (ii) Jn. Sparke, gent. of Walsham.
Conveyance (bargain and sale), £37. 16. 0., of an orchard (¾a.) abutting on a rivulet running from Walsham towards Langham, S., on a meadow (as 259/1) W., on a packway leading to Walsham Street, N., and on the yard of Jn. Bryant, E.; and a strip of land (¼a.) near the orchard, abutting on the rivulet, S., on the yard and dwelling house of Jn. Bryant, W., on the packway, N., and on lands of Jn. Sparke, and a garden in occ. of Thos. Hawes, E., all now in occ. of (ii) and which, with other lands, were devised to (i) by the will of Jn. Bryant, his father, dated 27 November, 1710.
(i) covenants to surrender to the use of (ii) at the next court of the manor of Walsham, 1a. of meadow in the Great Meadow called Mickle Meadow, between lands of diversmen E. and W., abutting S. on ½a. of meadow formerly of Jn. Margery and since of Gascoigne Young, and N. on one road of meadow formerly of Jn. Hawes.
[marginal note that this piece was sold to Mr. Jn. Garnham of Walsham].
(i) Jn. Bryant, yeoman, of Walsham (ii) Jn. Sparke, gent of Walsham.

Conveyance  TEM.173/259/3  22nd October 1782

Contents:
Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £30, of a messuage in Walsham, in occ. of (i), and a cottage, near the aforesaid messuage, in occ. of Sam. Davie.

Walsham le Willows; original bundle B.  TEM.173/281/1-9  [n.d.]

Final concord  TEM.173/281/1  1 Trinity term 1792


Related information: See also TEM.173/261/3.

Contents:
Final concord: Ezekiel Simpson, pl. son. Sparke, dey.; one cottage, barn, 30a. of land, 6a. of meadow, 6a. of pasture and common of pasture in Walsham-le-Willows and Bardwell; rectory of Walsham-le-Willows, with the tithes and advowson of the perpetual curacy.

Copy of surrender, Manor of Walsham.  TEM.173/281/2  c 1800

Contents:
5 February 1799
Copy of surrender, out of court, on the above date, by Wm. Wight, carrier and farmer, of Walsham, of all his messuages and lands held of the said manor, to the use of Jn. Parker, farmer of Stanton, conditional upon payment of £100 with interest at 5 per cent on 5 February 1800.
Jn. Sparke, gent. Steward.
Endorsed with copy of the receipt of Wm. Wright for £100; and with artification of examination with the original surrender, signed by Jn. Sparke, 20 Feb. 1799.

Receipt  TEM.173/281/3  10 October 1801

Contents:
Receipt of Jn. Parker for payment of £100, the principal sum advanced to Wm. Wright on the above conditional surrender.

Conveyance  TEM.173/281/4  27 October 1801

Contents:
(i) Wm. Wright, carrier, of Walsham-le-Willows (ii) Robert Brookes, shopkeeper of Badwell Ash.
Conveyance for 1,000 years at a peppercorn rent (mortgage, for £100 with interest at 5%), of a newly erected messuage with outhouses, barn stable and piece of land (7 rods in length by 2½ rods in breadth) abutting on the highway leading from Badwell Ash to Walsham-le-Willows, N., on lands belonging to Jn. Sparke, gent., S. on the premises late of the said Jn. Sparke and then or late of Jn. Jacob, called the chequer, E., and towards the said highway W., to which piece of land (i) was admitted at a court of the manor of Walsham on 6 June 1794, as part of the waste of the manor, and on which (i) had then lately erected a cartlodge (since destroyed or altered) and on which the said messuage and buildings are now erected; (the principal sum to be repaid on 5 April 1802).

Copy of surrender, Manor of Walsham.  TEM.173/281/5  27 October 1801

Contents:
Copy of surrender, out of court, by Wm. Wright, to the use of Robt. Brookes, in the presence of Lewis Allsopp, of all the messuages and lands held by Wm. Wright, of the said manor by copy of court toll.
Endorsed with certification of examination with the original conditional surrender by Jn. Sparke, 27 October 1801.

Assignment of mortgage  TEM.173/281/6  5 July 1808

Contents:
(i) Robert Brookes, shopkeeper, of Badwell Ash (ii) Thomas Wright, carpenter, of Pakenham.
Assignment of mortgage (as TEM.173/281/4) for £100 and for £3. 15.0. (being arrears of interest).
Recites TEM.173/281/4; the said principal sum of £100 was not repaid at the time stated, but is still owing, and arrears of interest amount to £3. 15. 0.

Receipt  TEM.173/281/7  27 June 1814

Contents:
Receipt for £103. 15. 0. by Robt. Goodwin, carpenter, and w. Honor (sister and administratrix of the goods of Thos. Wright, carpenter, decd., a bachelor, late of Pakenham) both of Pakenham, to Wm. Wright, yeoman, of Bethnal Green, w. Middlesex, as discharge of all principal and interest secured by a conditional surrender (as TEM.173/281/4) assigned by the said Thos. Wright (as TEM.173/281/6), with authorisation to the steward of the manor to enter satisfaction of the conditional surrender.

Authorisation  TEM.173/281/8  27 June 1814

Contents:
Authorisation by Robt. and Honor Goodwin to the steward of the manor of Walsham, as TEM.173/281/7

Assignment of residue of mortgage term.  TEM.173/281/9  27 June 1814

Contents:
(i) Robt. Goodwin, farmer, and w. Honor, of Pakenham.
(ii) Wm. Wright, yeoman, of Bethnal Green.
(iii) Samuel Golding, gent., of Walsham-le-Willows.
Assignment of the residue of the mortgage term (as TEM.173/281/4) to (iii), in that the wait upon the inheritance, for 10/- paid to (i).
Recites:
(1) indenture of mortgage (TEM.173/281/4).
(2) as recited in TEM.173/281/6.
(3) indenture of assignment (TEM.173/281/6).
(4) death of Thos. Wright; intestate, in February 1814; letters of administration granted by the court of the Archdeacon of Sudbury to the said Honor Goodwin, whereby he became entitled to the said principal sum and interest.
(5) the said principal sum and interest have since been paid by (ii) to (i), and it is agreed that the residue of the said term of 1,000 years (as in 281/4) shall be assigned to (iii) upon trusts to attend the inheritance.

C: ADDITION MADE TO THE ESTATE BY J.H. MUNRO.  [no ref. or date]

Original bundle. [labelled No. 3 Sills Cottage and Rogers Meadow]; Martineau.  TEM.173/283/1-4  [n.d.]


Related information: See abstract of title TEM.173/250/3

Copy of court roll  TEM.173/283/1  12 May 1837

Contents:
Copy of court roll of the manor of Walsham (the Rev. Thomas Baden Powell, lord of the manor; Timothy Richard Holmes, gent. Chief Steward; Jn. Jackson, gent., Deputy Steward).
Admission of Jn. Hector Munro to a cottage; late of Thos. Sills, decd., with yards and ground in Palmer Street in Walsham le Willows, between the messuage and lands of Jn. Sparke, Esq., and then of Jn. H. Munro, in tenure of Jn. Plummer, S and W., and Palmer Street N., abutting on the cottage, shop, yards and garden formerly of Edmund Miller and then of Thos. Richer, E. (with a right of way for J.H. Munro along a passage leading out of the highway at the N.E. corner of the said premises, to the said shop of Thos. Richer, in length 23 yards, and also a right of way into the yard of Thos. Richer, for the purpose of drawing water from the well), in occ. of James Goldron and Wm. Jaggard, theretofore the estate of Edmund Greengrass, since of Jn. Mallows, to which the said Thos. Sills was admitted 5 June 1829 on surrender of the said Jn. Mallows.
Recites: bargain and sale of 11 October 1834 between (i) Jn. Sills and Thos. Sills, and (ii) Jn. H. Munro, reciting authorisation to (i) for sale of the above said cottage, etc., by the will of Thomas Sills, dated 6 May 1831.

Conveyance (bargain and sale)  TEM.173/283/2  2 July 1841

Contents:
(i) Rev. Walter John Spring Casborne of Pakenham and John Miller, malster and brewer, of Walsham le Willows (ii) Jn. Hector Munro, esq., of Walsham-le-Willows (iii) Edmund Reeve Palmer, gent. of Great Yarmouth (iv) Samuel Golding gent., of Walsham le Willows (v) Samuel Thurtill Palmer, esq., of Gt. Yarmouth (vi) Jn. Wardale King, gent., of Walsham-le-Willows.
Conveyance (bargain and sale), for £140, of a price of meadow or pasture (2a. 2r. 9p.) in Walsham-le-Willows (numbered 38 on the Enclosure plan), bounded N.E. by land late of Jn. Sparke now of (ii), S.E. by Lammas Land allotted to Mary Youngham and now belonging to (iv) S., by the private road (No. 4 in the Enclosure Award) and N.W. by Lammas Lands allotted to the said Jn. Sparke and now of (ii), and numbered 27 and 37, on the said plan, to be held as copyhold, and of the titles arising from the said lands; (iv) conveys to (v), for payment of 10/- (for the purpose of assigning the residue of a term of one thousand years, in the said tithes, created by an indenture of 3 March 1586 between Sir Nicholas Bacon, Bt., and Dame Anne, his wife and Jn. Ashfield, gent. of Pakenham, (now vested in (iv) by indenture of 10 March 1835 between (i) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham (ii) Catherine Eyre, wid., and Juliana Eyre, spinster (iii) Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham, L.A. Lowdham and Jesse Berridge (iv) Arthur Rogers (v) Thomas Richer); at the request of (i) and on nomination of (ii), upon trust for (ii) (vi) covenants to produce the tithe deeds listed in the schedule:
(a) Attested copy of discharge of legacy of £400 by Wm. Raddock and W. Rebecca, 21 January 1808.
(b) Extract from the Enclosure Award for Walsham-le-Willows, 1819.
(c) indenture of 10 March 1835, recited above.
(d) indenture of 10 March, 1835, between (i) Geo. Freeth
(ii) Samuel Golding (iii) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham (iv) Arthur Rogers (v) Samuel Golding.
Recites: (1) Arthur Rogers, clerk, decd., late of Walsham-le-Willows, by his will dated 20 September 1840, appointed (i) as his executors, upon trust to sell his lands, including the copyhold hereditaments and tithes (as abovesaid).
(2) death of the said Arthur Rogers in September 1840, and probate of his will in P.C.C. 13 January 1841.
(3) (i) caused the said copyhold property to be sold by auction on 4 December 1840 at the Boar Inn, Walsham, to (ii), (subject to Land Tax of 3/- and an annual quit rent of 1/4).
(4) (vi) at the same auction purchased other tithes and hereditaments of the said Arthur Rogers, of a greater value than the said copyhold, etc.; the title deeds therefore to be delivered to (vi).

Copy of copy of court rolls.  TEM.173/283/3  2 June 1854

Contents:
Copy of copy of court roll of the manor of Walsham (the Rev. Thomas Baden Powell, Lord of the manor. Jn. Jackson, gent., Steward).
Admission of Jn. Hector Munro to a piece of meadow ground.
Recites as TEM.173/283/2.

Copy of court roll  TEM.173/283/4  16 November 1854

Contents:
Copy of court roll of the manor of Walsham.
Admission of Richard Martineau, esq., of Westbourne Street; co. Middlesex a cottage late of Thomas Sills, decd., with yards and ground, in Palmer Street in Walsham-le-Willows (as in 283 /1), on the surrender of Jn. Hector Munro, 24 August 1854, for £240 paid to Charles Douglas and Joseph Arden, by direction of the said J.H. Munro.

D: ADDITIONS MADE TO THE ESTATE BY THE MARTINEAU FAMILY.  [no ref. or date]

Advowson of Walsham-le-Willows, with the rectory.  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
TEM.173/82-85, all in one packet.

Copy of Grant of Rent Charge of £16 per annum to the Curacy of Walsham-le-Willows.  TEM.173/189  28 June 1834

Paper 7 sheets

Contents:
(1) Elizabeth Hunt of Walsham le Willows, spinster (patroness and Impropriatrix of the Impropriate Curacy of Walsham-le-Willows.
(2) Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the poor Clergy.
(3) James Welton, clerk, curate of the said Impropriate curacy.
Yearly rent charge of £16 issuing out of the impropriate Rectory or Parsonage of Walsham le Willows.
Mentions. Lease and Release dated 15 and 16 Oct. 1673 between Sir Edmund Bacon, bart., and John Hunt and Edward Goate and Philip Page (trustees of John Hunt). Will of said John Hunt dated 12 June 168[?].
Probate of will of John Hunt, son of before named John Hunt dated 25 Sept. 1721. Lease and Release of 15 and 16 Oct. between (1) Elizabeth Hunt, daughter of the last named John Hunt. (2) Samuel Rash (3) Robert Beart in order to suffer a Recovery.
Exemplification of a Recovery suffered in Michaelmas Term 1741.
Signed and sealed Eliz. Hunt and James Welton. (12 Aug. 1754).

Assignment of Term  TEM.173/190  9 March, 1835

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(1) George Freeth of Lincoln's Inn Fields, Middlesex, gentleman. (2) Thomas Eyre of Bath, esquire and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham late of Nottingham now of Lincoln's Inn Fields, esquire. (3) Catherine Eyre of Bath, widow, and Juliana Eyre, also of Bath, spinster. (4) The said Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham of Leicester, widow, the said Lewis Allsopp Lowdham and Jesse Berridge of Leicester, gentleman. (5) Samuel Golding of Walsham-le-Willows, gentleman. (6) John Wardale King of the same place, gentleman.
Sale by George Freeth to John Wardale King of the Rectory. Advowson, donation, messuages, lands, tithes in Walsham-le-Willows.
Recites (1) Indenture of 3 Mar. 28 Eliz. I. between (1) Sir Nicholas Bacon and Dame Ann his wife and (2) John Ashfield, gentleman.
Demised, for term of 1,000 years, parsonage house of Walsham, with houses, buildings, edifices, yards, gardens, orchards and churchyard adjoining, together with tithes, offerings, oblations, obventions, mortuaries, duties and custom for tithes within the parish of Walsham-le-Willows.
(2) By divers mesne assurances the same hereditaments became legally vested in John Sparke, of Walsham le Willows, esquire.
The effect of the documents referred to as (3) and (4) above was to vest the parsonage and tithes in Thomas Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham, upon trust to sell them to secure certain payments.
(3) TEM.173/261/11.
(4) TEM.173/261/12.
(5) TEM.173/261/13. Parsonage, tithes and hereditaments comprised in the term of 1,000 years became vested in Jacob Mould, in trust for securing the payment of certain sums of money.
(6) Under Conveyancing Act of 1 William IV and certain orders of Lord High Chancellor, George Freeth was appointed a trustee of tithes and hereditaments, and by an Indenture of 13 Nov. 1834 between (1) Henry Oldtuow Huthwaite.
(2) Thomas Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham (3) George Freeth, Parsonage, tithes and hereditaments became vested in George Freeth.
(7) Indenture of grant of 9 Mar. 1835 between (1) Thomas Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham (2) Catherine Eyre and Juliana Eyre (3) Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham, Lewis Allsopp Lowdham and Jesse Berridge (4) Samuel Golding (5) Thomas Richer of Walsham-le-Willows, gentleman.
Parsonage, tithes advowson and all other rights thereto belonging unless expressly excepted, conveyed to Samuel Golding.
Signed and sealed by the parties. Witnessed by John Cox, clerk to Messrs. Lowdham and Co., Lincolns Inn Fields; R.W. Brown, Surgeon, Bath; Wm. Coleman, junr., clerk to Messrs. Berridge, Berridge and Macaulay, Solicitors, Bath; Isaac Franklin, Clerk to Messrs. Golding and King, Solicitors, Walsham-le-Willows.

Grant of the Rectory Impropriate of Walsham-le-Willows  TEM.173/191  9 March 1835

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Contents:
(1) Thomas Eyre of the City of Bath, esquire and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham formerly of Nottingham and then of Lincolns Inn Fields, Middlesex, Esquire (2) Catherine Eyre of the City of Bath, widow and Juliana Eyre, of the same city, spinster (3) Catherine Eyre; Mary Lowdham of Leicester, widow; Lewis Allsopp Lowdham; Jesse Berridge, of Leicester, gentleman (4) Samuel Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman (5) Thomas Richer of the same place, gentleman,
Thomas Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham sell to Samuel Golding Rectory Impropriate of Walsham le Willows and the parsonage house and all houses, outhouses, barns, stables, edifices, buildings, yards, orchards and churchyards to the said Rectory belonging. Also Glebe and other lands, and tithes, tenths, offerings, oblations, obventions, mortuaries, dues, duties and customs for tithes; the duties for christenings, burials, churchings and marriages; the advowson, donation, right of nomination, patronage and presentation of in and to the Curacy, Church or Chapel of Walsham le Willows, except the tithes of corn and grain and all other things yearly growing payable in respect of properties set out in a schedule. The property subject to land tax, tithes on land excepted above occupied by Richard Gapp, and the payment of salary of £16 to the Curate of Walsham le Willows, and the cost of keeping the chancel of the church in good repair.
Recites (1) Lease and Release of 30 June and 1 July 1819 between (1) John Sparke of Walsham le Willows, Esquire. (2) William Pearson, gentleman (3) Thomas Fielder gentleman (4) John Fielder, gentleman. Property as before.
(2) Lease and Release of 30 June and 1 July 1824 between (1) Thomas Fielder (2) John Sparke (3) Catherine Eyre.
(3) Documents recited in deed numbered 190 and referred to there as nos. (3), (4).
(5) Default having been made in the payment of charges on the estate, the property was offered for sale.
Signed and sealed by the parties. Witnessed by the same persons as the preceding document.
Endorsed on back, Memoranda of sales of part of the hereditament to the Ven. Frederic Bathurst, Archdeacon of Bedford, and William Biddell of Lavenham, gentleman, on one part and to John Marriott, of Middle Temple, London, Barrister at Law. Both sales dated 22 Dec. 1875.
Signed by Thomas Mingay Golding.

Appointment of piece of Land.  TEM.173/192  7 Sept. 1836

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Contents:
(1) Walton Kent of Walsham le Willows, Surgeon and Apothecary (2) Samuel Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman (3) Thomas Richer of the same place, gentleman (by virtue of authority reserved to Walton Kent by an indenture of 6 Sept. 1836 between the Rev. Henry Adams of Bardwell, Clerk, and Elizabeth his wife, the Rev. Edward Rene Payne of Hepworth, clerk and Frances his wife, Mary Boldero of Bardwell (2) John Read of Ixworth, builder (3) Amelia Boldero of Ixworth, widow (4) Walton Kent (5) Thomas Richer.
Piece of land with moiety of bridge with entrance at S. W. corner containing one rood and four perches in Walsham le Willows abutting on a garden belonging to Samuel Golding to N., road called Wartons Lane to S; land belonging to Walton Kent to E.; premises late Carters, now belonging to Samuel Golding, and occupied by Walton Kent to the W. together with tithes and tenths and other customary and prescriptive payments.
Signed and sealed by the parties.
Witnessed by J.W. King, Solicitor, Walsham le Willows. Richard Restall.
Plan.

Attested copy of grant of the Rectory Impropriate of Walsham le Willows.  TEM.173/193  1 July 1842

Contents:
Attested by Wm. Worts and J. Nichols, clerks to Messrs. Golding and King.
Solicitors, Walsham le Willows.

Mortgage  TEM.173/194(a)  6 July 1842

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Contents:
(1) Samuel Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman (2) John Mills of Pembroke College in the University of Cambridge, clerk: Robert Hodgson of Broad St. Buildings, London, gentleman and John Wardale King of Walsham le Willows, gentleman.
Property as in previous documents.
Recites Indenture of grant of 9 March 1835.
Schedule of land to which the mortgage refers.
Signed and sealed. Sam: Golding. Witnessed Barnard Smith of (name illegible) Coll: Cambridge.
Memorandum of conveyance of tithe rent charges by Thomas Mingaye Golding to the Ven. Frederic Bathurst Archdeacon of Bedford, and William Biddell of Lavenham, gentleman.

Further Change - Appointment of Advowson  TEM.173/194(b)  13 Aug. 1850

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Contents:
Parties and property as before.
Signed and sealed Sam: Golding. Witnessed John Hawkins, New Boswell (2 words illegible).

Assignment and transfer of mortgage moneys and security for same. Assignment  TEM.173/194(c)  29 Jan. 1858

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Contents:
(1) The Rev. John Mills, clerk, and John Wardale King gentleman (parties of the deeds annexed hereto) (2) Harriet Golding of Walsham le Willows, widow (3) John Mills and John George Hart of Stowmarket, gentleman.
Principal sums of £3500 and £3987. 18. 11. mentioned in previous documents transferred to Harriet Golding; John Mills and John Hart appointed her trustees Signed and sealed: by the parties.
Witnessed Tho. M. Golding, Solicitor, Walsham le Willows: John King, Walsham Le Willows. 29 Jan. 1858.
Endorsed on same deed.
By Harriet King to John Mills and John George Hart of money, securities and premises assigned to her.
Signed by Harriet Golding
Witnessed Tho. M. Golding

Assignment and transfer of Mortgage.  TEM.173/194(d)  4 Dec. 1869

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Contents:
(1) George Boby of Bury St. Edmunds, merchant.
(2) Harriet Golding, widow, of Ipswich.
(3) Robert Rodwell of Bury St. Edmunds, gentleman: the Rev. Samuel Golding of Martindale, Westmoreland, Clerk.
Money, security and premises assigned to Robert Rodwell and Rev. Samuel Golding in trust for Harriet Golding.
Signed and sealed George Boby and Harriet Golding.
Witnessed John H. Josselyn, Solicitor, Ipswich and Wm. Benj. Paterson, Solicitor, 40 Chancery Lane.

Draft deed of Benefaction  TEM.173/195  23 May 1850

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Contents:
By Samuel Golding to Curate of Walsham le Willows, in consideration of a grant of £200 from the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty.

Grant of the Impropriate Rectory of Walsham le Willows.  TEM.173/196  1 Jan 1858

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Contents:
(1) Harriet Golding of Walsham le Willows, widow.
(2) Thomas Mingaye Golding of the same place, gentleman.
(3) The Rev. Samuel Golding of Frating, Essex, clerk.
Property as before.
Schedule of lands referred to.
Signed and sealed Harriet Golding, Tho. M. Golding.
Witnessed Frederick Lawlay, Solicotor's clerk, Walsham le Willows.
Endorsed with memorandum of grant of rent charge by T. M. Golding to the Ven.
Frederic Bathurst, Archdeacon of Bedford and William Biddell of Lavenham, gentleman. 22 Dec. 1875

Attested Copy of Further Charge for a loan.  TEM.173/197  12 June 1876

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Contents:
(1) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows.
(2) Harriet Golding of Ipswich, widow.
(3) Robert Rodwell of Bury St. Edmunds, gentleman and the Rev. Samuel Golding of Martindale, Westmoreland, clerk.
Property as in No. TEM.173/194 in this list.
Schedules of premises referred to.
Signed and sealed Tho. M. Golding, Harriet Golding.
Witnessed Ellen Golding of Ipswich and Wm. Benj. Paterson, Solicitor, 40 Chancery Lane, London.
Attested by Fras. Thos. Elwood, Geo. Russell of 21 Castle Street, Holborn, E.C.
(7 Dec. 1869)

Attested copy of Lease.  TEM.173/198  13 June 1876

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Contents:
(1) Thomas Kingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows gentleman.
(2) John Miller of the same place, gentleman.
Priory House [formerly known as the parsonage house] in Walsham le Willows with out offices, coach house, yards, gardens and appurtenances, lately occupied by Mrs. Harriet Golding.
T.M. Golding reserved the right of taking from the premises a strip of ground to the depth of 60 feet from W. to E. fronting the road commencing at the E. end corner of the Bridge House in a straight line across the Orchard to the privet fence next the churchyard (a marginal note states that Mr. Golding had availed himself of this reservation.
Signed and sealed Tho. M. Golding, John Miller.
Witnessed S. Sones and Jonas K. Coote.
Attested Z. Sones and Saml. D. Jessup.
(8 Mar. 1870)

Attested copy of Reconveyance.  TEM.173/199  12 June 1876

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Contents:
(1) Robert Rodwell of Bury St. Edmunds, gentleman and the Rev. Samuel Golding of Martindale, Westmoreland, clerk.
(2) Harriet Golding of Ipswich, widow.
(3) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows.
Property described in No. 194.
Refers to Nos. 194 and 197.
Signed and sealed Robt. Rodwell, Saml. Golding, Harriet Golding.
Witnessed Arthur J. Paine, Thomas Green Gartheads and Ellen Golding.
Attested Fras. Thos. Elwood, Geo. Russell.
(13 Nov. 1871)

Attested deeds  TEM.173/200  10 June 1876

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Contents:
200(a) Attested copy of mortgage.
(1) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman.
(2) Robert Rodwell of Bury St. Edmunds, gentleman.
Property as before.
Schedules and plan.
Signed and sealed Tho. M. Golding.
Witnessed Z. Soneo.
(10 April 1872)
200 (b)
Attested copy of reconveyance
(1) Robert Rodwell of Bury St. Edmunds.
(2) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows.
Property as before.
Signed and sealed Robert Rodwell.
Witnessed Samuel Jackson, farmer, Harleston (21 Dec. 1875) Memorandum of grant of tithe rent charge to Ven. Frederic Bathurst, Archdeacon of Bedford and William Biddell of Lavenham on 22 Dec. 1875.
200 (a) and 200 (b) attested by Fras. Thos. Elwood and Geo. Russell.

Copy of extracts from the Act Book of the Bishop of Ely.  TEM.173/201  23 May 1876

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Contents:
16 April 1852. Charles Peers, clerk, M.A., licensed to the Perpetual Curacy of Walsham le Willows, vacant on the resignation of Joseph Thomas Lawson, clerk on the nomination of Samuel Golding of Walsham le Willows esquire.
1 March 1859 Rowland Ingram, clerk, M.A. licensed to the Perpetual Curacy of Walsham le Willows, vacant on the death of Charles Peers on the nomination of Thomas Mingay Golding, esq. 5 December 1860 Frank Robert Chapman, Clerk, licensed to the Perpetual Curacy of Walsham le Willows, vacant by the resignation of Rowland Ingram, on the nomination of Thomas Mingaye Golding.
13 February 1866. Commission issued to John Richardson, clerk, M.A., Perpetual Curate of St. Mary's, Bury St. Edmunds, to qualify Michael Thomas Du Preé, clerk, M.A. to be licensed to perform the office of Perpetual Curate of Walsham le Willows, vacant by the cession of Frank Robert Chapman, on the nomination of Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, esquire.
3 October 1871 John Cornwall, clerk, instituted to the Vicarage of Walsham le Willows, vacant by the cession of Michael Thomas Du Preé, clerk, on the presentation of Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, esquire.
Certified correct by Harry W. Lee, Secretary to the Bishop of Ely.

Statutory Declaration  TEM.173/202  27 May 1876

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Contents:
Of John Miller, stating that in 1835 Samuel Golding purchased the Rectory Impropriate of Walsham le Willows with the Parsonage House, Glebe Lands, Advowson and Right of Patronage: that the house known as Priory House was in 1805 and for some years subsequently known as the parsonage house: that the area marked pink on the accompanying plan was occupied by himself, the area marked blue occupied partly by Thomas Francis of Walsham le Willows, partly by Thomas Mingaye Golding.
Signed by John Miller before Frederick Fowell.
Plan

Statutory Declaration  TEM.173/203  27 May 1876

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Contents:
By Ziba Sones, managing clerk to Thomas Mingaye Golding, stating that in his position he had for many years received for Mr. Golding the tithe rent charge of £59. 16. 9. is suing from the property formerly belonging Richard Gapp, and that the rent charge was paid up to 1 Oct. 1875, and that it still belonged to him.
Signed by Z. Sones before Frederic Fowell.

Statutory Declaration  TEM.173/204 (a)  29 May 1876

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Contents:
By Eliza King concerning the enclosed documents.
Signed by Eliza King before Frederic Fowell.

Copy of will of John Wardale King  TEM.173/204 (b)  (17 August 1874)

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Contents:
Bequeathing all his estate, real and personal, to his wife Eliza.

Copy of the Certificate of Marriage  TEM.173/204 (c)  24 May 1876

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Of John Wardale King and Eliza.
Andrew at Great Coggeshall, Essex by A.C.J. Wallace, the marriage witnessed by Alexr. Wilson, Eleanor Andrew, Philip Andrew, Harriet Andrew.
The copy of the certificate certified to be true by Charles P. Greene.
(5 Aug. 1836)

Copy of the entry in the Parish Register of Walsham le Willows recording the baptism of John, son of John Wardale and Eliza. King, by A. Rogers.  TEM.173/204 (d)  9 May 1876

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Copy certified correct by Henry Plummer, Churchwarden.
(13 April 1837)

Copy of Certificate of the death of John Wardale King.  TEM.173/204 (e)  12 Jan 1875

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Certificate signed by John Hacket, Registrar.
Copy signed by Z. Sones, Deputy Superintendent Registrar.
(6 Jan. 1875)

Conveyance of the Advowson of Walsham le Willows.  TEM.173/205  29 May 1876

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(1) John King of Walsham le Willows Esquire.
(2) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, esquire.
Advowson, donation right of nomination, patronage, right of presentation to the curacy with the appurtenances and all other (if any) premises appointed by an Indenture of 13 Aug. 1850.
Recites 194.
Signed and sealed John King.
Witnessed Wm. Kerridge, Solicitors clerk, Walsham le Willows.

Conveyance  TEM.173/206  9 June 1876

Contents:
(1) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman.
(2) John Martineau of Heckfield, Winchfield, Hants.
Advowson, donation, nomination and presentation to the curacy of Walsham le Willows, the impropriate Rectory and chancel and vestry of the said church, and the way over the churchyard to and from the Priory House; commuted tithe rent charge amounting to £56. 16. 9. p.a. and other tithe accruing from the fields and pastures described in the schedule: the parsonage house, usually known by the name of the Priory House: piece of land with moiety of bridge and entrance at S.W. corner containing 1 rood and 4 perches abutting on the garden of Priory House to N., road called Wartouts Lane to S., and all tithes arising from it, the whole of Priory House and the strip of ground being occupied by John Miller; piece of ground between Priory House and road from Four Ashes, Walsham to Hepworth.
Signed and sealed Tho. M. Golding.
Witnessed R. Lucas, 9 (illegible) Fields, Solicitor.
Parchment 2 skins. Schedule and plan

Covenant to Produce Deeds  TEM.173/207  20 Sept. 1876

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Contents:
(1) Thomas Mingaye King.
(2) John Martineau.
King to produce on request Indentures dated 7 Dec. 1869, 13 Nov. 1861, 10 April 1872 and 21 Dec. 1875.
Signed and sealed Tho. M. Golding.
Witnessed Saml. D. Jessup.

Copy of Covenant to produce deeds  TEM.173/208  (20 Sept. 1876)

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Contents:
(1) John Martineau of Heckfield, Hants, esquire.
(2) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman.
Martineau to produce on request Indentures of 9 Mar. 1835, 6 July 1842, 29 Jan. 1858, 4 December 1869, 1 January 1858, and a Deed Poll of 29 January 1858.
Signed and sealed John Martineau.
Witnessed H. Percy Smith, Vicar of Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds.

Covenant  TEM.173/287  15 April 1835

Contents:
(i) Samuel Golding, gent., of Walsham le Willows (ii) Wm. Pitcairn Jonathan Brundrett, Andrew Gregory Johnston, Timothy Steward, jun., and Thomas Fowler Steward.
Covenant for production of title deeds and covenant for indemnification of (ii) from payment of £16, as annual stipend, to the incumbent of Walsham le Willows, and from all costs for repair of the chancel (agreed to be borne by (i)).
Schedule of deeds:
(a) copy of letters patent, 30 Henry VIII, granting (inter alia) the rectory of Walsham le Willows;
(b) indenture of assignment, 30 September, 1597, between Thomas Athon, esq., and Thomas Hawes, yeoman;
(c) indenture of assignment, 3 February 1612, between the said Thos. Hawes and John Ives;
(d) Office copy of the will of the said John Ives, 20 October 1643;
(e) indenture of assignment, 14 October 1673, between Astey Ives, clerk, and John Hunt, gent;
(f) lease and release, 15-16 October 1673, between Sir Edmund Bacon, bart., and John Hunt, gent., Edward Goate and Philip Page;
(g) Probate of the will of John Hunt, 12 June 1681;
(h) attested copy of the will of John Hunt, son of the said John, 25 September 1721;
(i) agreement, of 15 January 1733/4, between Eliz. Hunt, spinster, impropriator of the rectory of Walsham le Willows, and Robt. Rushbrook and others, owners and occupiers of land in the parish, for settling tithe customs, etc.
(j) indenture (copy) 12 August 1754, between (i) Eliz. Hunt (ii) the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty (iii) James Wilton, clerk, curate of Walsham.
(k) copy of the will of Eliz. Hunt, 26 July 1757.
(l) bargain and sale, 1 May 1765, enrolled, between (i) the Rev. Thos. Baker and Sarah Beart, spinster, executors and devisees in trust of the will of Eliz. Hunt
(ii) Dorothy Hunt, wid., relict and exec. of Jn. Hunt; gent., decd., (nephew and next of kin of Eliz. Hunt), Barham Cutting, gent., and the Rev. James Safford, nephews and heirs of the said Jn. Hunt (iii) Philip Bedingfield, esq.
(m) covenant for production of deeds, 3 May 1765, Barham Cutting and James Safford, clerk, to Philip Bedingfield.
(n) indenture, 12 June 1765, between (i) Barham Cutting, gt. gt. grandson of Jn. Hunt, esq., decd. (and administrated with his will annexed) (ii) Dorothy Hunt (iii) James Safford, clerk (iv) Philip Bedingfield (v) Dillingham Brampton Gurden, esq.
(o) lease and release, 7-9 June 1777, between Philip Bedingfield and the Rev. Thos. Moore, D. D.
(p) copy of the will of the said Thos. Moore.
(q) lease and release, 9-10 June 1782, between Philip Bedingfield and Jn. Sparke, gent.
(r) indenture, 10 June 1782, between (i) Brampton Gurden Dillingham [sic] (ii) Philip Bedingfield (iii) Jn. Chamber and Jn. Peele (execs. of the will of Thos. Moore) (iv) Jn. Sparke (v) Jn. Amys, gent.
(s) lease and release, 21-22 November 1783, between (i) Jn. Chamber and Jn. Peele (ii) Jn. Sparke.
(t) feoffment, 1 August 1792, between Jn. Sparke and Ezekiel Simpson, farmer.
(u) final concord, Trinity term 1792, Erekiel Simpson and Jn. Sparke.
(v) indenture, 27 December 1824, endorsed on (r), between (i) Jn. Amys (ii) Jn. Sparke (iii) Wm. Pearson, gent.
(w) conveyance, 9 March 1835, to Samuel Golding (as recited).
Recites (i) indenture of 9 March 1835 between (i) Thos. Eyle and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham (ii) Catherine Eyre, wid., and Juliana Eyle, spinster (iii) the said Catherine Eyle, Mary Lowdham, wid., the said L.A. Lowdham and Jesse Berridge (iv) Samuel Golding (v) Thomas Riches, gent., conveying the rectory of Walsham le Willows, and the tithes of lands belonging to Rich. Gapp of Walsham to the use of said persons as (iv) should direct, or in default to (v) for the use of (iv).
(2) indenture of 28-29 September 1830, (conveyance of the manor, etc.).
(3) the deeds enumerated in the schedule annexed to the present indenture relate both to the title to the said rectory sold to (i) and to the manor, etc. sold to (ii); it was agreed that as deeds should be delivered to (i) since the said rectory and tithes comprise the greater part of the said hereditaments.
(4) the said title deeds have been delivered to (i).

Kings or Mansers and Fire Engine House.  TEM.173/105  5 June 1835

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Surrender of lands of Thomas Collen, which were sold by his executors John Collen, Miller, of Wetherden, Arthur Collen, plumber and glazier of Stoke by Nayland, Philip Collen, butcher, of Walsham le Willows to John Miller of Walsham le Willows, butcher, and admission of John Miller to same - Kings otherwise Mansers, as described in 103.

Bargain and Sale  TEM.173/107  12 October 1835

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Bargain and Sale between John Collen, Miller, of Wetherden and Arthur Collen, plumber and glazier, of Stoke next Nayland; Philip Collen, butcher of Walsham le Willows; John Miller, butcher, of Walsham le Willows; of Kings or Mansers as described above.

Authority granted  TEM.173/108  15 October 1835

Contents:
Authority granted by Thomas Maw, banker, of Needham Market, Samuel Golding, gent, of Walsham le Willows, and John Edgar Rust, esq., of Stowmarket (trustees of the Settlement made on the marriage of John Garnham Esq., with Elizabeth Sparke, his late wife, who was, before her marriage, Elizabeth Sparke Edgar, to enter satisfaction on a conditional surrender made by the late Thomas Collen, miller of Walsham le Willows.

Deed of Covenant to charge Copyhold  TEM.173/106  14 November 1835

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Between John Miller, butcher of Walsham le Willows, George Frederick, Spink, Innkeeper of Botesdale, John Cambridge, gent, of Bury St. Edmunds, and John Spink, yeoman, of Bury, the last 3 being surviving executors of John Spink, farmer, of Risby, deceased. Recital of Indenture of 12 October 1834 - Charge of £300 with interest on Kings or Mansers.

Surrender  TEM.173/104  20 May 1836

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By John Miller of Kings or Mansers described as on slip 103 in consideration of a Mortgage of £300 plus interest. George Frederick Spink of Botesdale, Innkeeper, John Cambridge gent, of Bury and John Spink, yeoman of the same place, executors of will of John Spink of Risby.

Covenant to Surrender Copyhold premises  TEM.173/109  8 December 1840

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At Walsham le Willows by way of mortgage to secure sums not exceeding £200 and interest between John Miller, butcher, of Walsham le Willows and John Miller the younger, malter and brewer, of Walsham le Willows - Kings or Mansers as described above.

Conditional Surrender by John Miller, butcher of Walsham le Willows to Jn. Miller jun.  TEM.173/102  10 December 1840

Surrender  TEM.173/101  16 November 1841

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By John Miller of Kings or Mansers for uses and trusts set out therein.

Appointment of an estate, copyhold of manor of Walsham, as security for mortgage of £200.  TEM.173/110  23 November 1841

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Contents:
(i) John Miller the younger of Walsham le Willows, maltster and brewer (2) Edward Colson of the same place cordwainer. Kings or Mansers.
16 November 1841 (parchment 1 skin)
99. Authority to enter satisfaction on surrender of John Miller the younger of Walsham le Willows, Maltster and Brewer, and James Death of Bardwell, butcher. Kings or Mansers in Walsham le Willows.

Copy of Court Roll, the Manor of Walsham  TEM.173/103  13 May 1842

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Admission on surrender of John Miller, butcher, of Walsham le Willows, of Edward Colson, cordwainer, of Walsham le Willows to "Kings" otherwise "Mansers" formerly occupied by John Hemes, since of Richard Bennett afterwards of Lydia Teasdale, late of Thomas Collen and afterwards of John Collen, Arthur Collen and Philip Collen, some or one of them, late in the occupation of John Miller, butcher, and formerly the estate of John Miller the butcher.

Authority by John Cambridge to enter satisfaction on conditional surrender.  TEM.173/100  8 January 1851

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Dated 20 May 1836 by John Miller of Walsham le Willows

Deed of Covenant  TEM.173/111  11 October, 1859

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To surrender copyholds by way of conveyance and of Mortgage for s ecuring £350 and interest. (1) Edward Colson of Walsham le Willows. Cordwainer. (2) Frederick Colson, of the same place, cordwainer and beerseller. (3) Frances Goldsmith, of Ixworth, spinster. Kings, otherwise Mansers, in Walsham le Willows

Manor of Walsham, copy of court roll Surrender  TEM.173/98  4 October 1874

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By Edward Colson of brick messuage etc known at Kings or Mansers in Walsham le Willows

Deed of Covenant  TEM.173/81  7 October 1874

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Between Edward Colson, yeoman of Walsham le Willos, James Charles Wiseman, gent, of Ipswich, Frederick Colson, cordwainer, of Walsham le Willows, and Caroline Martineau, spinster of Walsham le Willows for the surrender to Caroline Martineau of brick messuage, shop, stable and other buildings formerly called Kings or Mansers in Walsham le Willows formerly the estate of John and Elizabeth Sparke and occupied by John Hewes, late of Edward Colson and Frederick Colson and now of Frederick Colson, numbered 508 in Tithe Commutation Map for Walsham le Willows

Agreement  TEM.173/87  19 June 1874

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By Frederic Colson to sell to William Jaggard house and premises which he then occupied, at price of £500 fixture to be taken at valuation. 19 June 1874. Endorsed on above: Receipt by Frederic Colson for £25 on account of said purchase

Inventory of Fixtures at "Golden Lion" 1874  TEM.173/88  6 September 1874

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Note of valuation of fixtures at £36.10.0d, signed by Frederic Colson and William Jaggard.  TEM.173/89  8 October 1874

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Abstract of Title of Mr. Frederick Colson  TEM.173/86  1874

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To a messuage or tenement and hereditaments in Walsham le Willows, copyhold of the Manor of Walsham. (1796 - 1866)

Account of charges payable by Miss C. Martineau with regard to copyholds formerly belonging to Colson:- £71.14. 8d.  TEM.173/93  Undated

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Receipted Account of J.W.King to Miss Caroline Martineau  TEM.173/94  26 October 1874

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Account of solicitors' charges vst to Admission of Miss C.Martineau. £1.14. 4  TEM.173/95  1874/75

Account of costs of Miss C. Martineau's enfranchisement: £9.17.10d.  TEM.173/96  October 1874 - August 1875

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Copy of Admission of Caroline Martineau of Walsham le Willows  TEM.173/84  28 October 1874

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Subsequent to a surrender made by Edward Colson, to brick messuage, shop stable etc., known as Kings or Mansers in Walsham le Willows

Deed of Enfranchisement  TEM.173/85  8 September 1875

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Between James David Powell esq., of Newick, Sussex, and Caroline Martineau of Walsham le Willows: Kings or Mansers in Walsham le Willows.

Receipt for £25.4.0d being fine and fees upon admission exparte Martineau, by Sparke & Son from J.W.King Esq.,  TEM.173/90  2 November 1874

Receipt by John King for £71.14.6d paid by Miss Caroline Martineau for Enfranchisement consideration and other matters.  TEM.173/82  9 Sept. 1875

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Letter from John King to Mrs. Martineau about Enfranchisement.  TEM.173/83  10 Sept. 1875

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Letter from Henry Miller to Mrs. Martineau concerning the renting of an outhouse for accommodating the New Fire Engine  TEM.173/97  2 November 1874

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Copy of Letter  TEM.173/92  2 October 1875

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From Lucy Martineau agreeing to pay £20 for the repair of the building in which the engine is to be kept instead of £12.10.0d as originally agreed, and to accept a rent of £3.0.0d p.a. instead of £2.10.0d.

Letter from T.M.Golding [to Lucy Martineau] asking her to pay £20 and undertaking to pay £3 p.a. rent for the Engine House.  TEM.173/92a  7 October 1875

Notification of assent to a bequest  TEM.173/112  30 December 1918

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Of a Coffee House, Cottage and Fire Engine House in Walsham le Willows to Maurice Richard Martineau, 90, Elm Park Gardens, London, S.W. by the will of Mary Constance Martineau late of Alington Lane, Letchworth, Signed by the executors of her will, M.R. Martineau and B.W.Dowson.

Messuage called Spicers, and land in Palmer Street, Walsham le Willows.  TEM.173/284/1-16  [n.d.]

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(Original bundle)

Attested copy of Will, dated 20 September 1840  TEM.173/284/1  c.1840/1841

Contents:
And codicil, dated 27 September 1840, proved (P.C.C.) 13 January 1841 of the Rev. Arthur Rogers of Walsham le Willows. Bequests to wife, Mary Magdaline Martha, and to others, Execs., testator's nephew, the Rev. Walter In. Spring Casborne of Pakenham and Jn. Miller, maltster and brewer, of Walsham le Willows. Recites contract to sell certain messuages and lands in Walsham le Willows to Samuel Golding, gent., in consideration of an annuity payable to the testator for life, and for £500 to be paid to him excutors, other freeholds lands in Walsham with the titles of both the freehold and copyhold lands, devised to his excutors in trust for sale.

Conveyance  TEM.173/284/2  20 January 1841

Contents:
(i) The Rev. Walton Jn. Spring Casborne of Pakenham and Jn. Miller, Maltster and brewer, of Walsham le Willows (ii) Jn. Wardale King, gent., of Walsham (with bargain and sale to vest possessing, of 19 January 1841, attached, for the freehold land as below). Conveyance, for £990, of a piece of freehold land (1r. 8p.) parcel of Palmer Street in Walsham le Willows, (no.43 on the Enclosure plan for Walsham), bounded by part of the copyhold hereditaments hereinafter mentioned. N. ending in a point E., Palmer Street S. and allotted lands belonging to the trustees of Jn. Hector Munro W.; with the tithes of the said land and of the copyhold messuages and lands also hereby conveyed, viz. a messuage called Spicers with yard and pightle adjoining (1¼a.), (parcel of the tenement called Spicers and of a four acre croft), between lands formerly of Robt. Gawsell, E. and the next described parcel of land W., abutting on part of Palmer Street allotted, S. and the lands formerly of Rich. Martin, afterwards of Jn. Sparke, gent., N.; 4½a. of arable, formerly meadow in three pieces, abutting on lands formerly of Jn. Martin afterwards of Jn. Sparke, N. and W., and on parcel of Palmer Street allotted, S., on the aforesaid tenement and pightle E.; 1½ roods, sometime an orchard, in Palmer Street, S., abutting N. on lands formerly of Robt. Gawsell, E. on lands formerly of Wm. Clarke and W. on lands formerly of the said Robt. Gawsell; 2½ a. of meadow in Palmer Street, between lands formerly Nicholas Martin N. and lands formerly of Robt Gawsell S. and W., abutting E. on the highway; a tenement with 1½ roods adjoining, parcel of three roods, abutting on lands heretofore of Thos. Rainbird, afterwards of the said Arthur Rogers, and herein-before described, N., on the highway S. and E. and on lands formerly of Robt. Gawsell and afterwards of the said Arthur Rogers, W.; tenement and yards, (formerly divided from a tenement and yards belonging to Mary Peake, wid., afterwards to Wm. Matthews, jun.;) by a fence, abutting on the yard of the same tenement, W., on the highway E. and S., and on lands formerly of Mary Grocer, afterwards of the said Arthur Rogers, (and hereinbefore described) N., lately in occupation of James Morley and the said A. Rogers, all which copyhold premises were at the death of the said Arthur Rogers in his own occupation and in that of Wm. German and Wm. Baker his tenants.
Recites (1) devise of freehold parts of the estates of the Rev. Arthur Rogers, in Walsham, by his will, to (i) (with all tithes of his freehold and copyhold lands) upon trusts for sale (2) the copyhold estate to be disposed of in the same way (3) the receipts of (i) to be an effectual discharge (4) death of the said Arthur Rogers 30 September 1840, and probate of his will. (5) (ii) purchased the lands now conveyed by auction 4 December 1840. Marginal plan.

Mortgage  TEM.173/284/3  21 January 1841

Contents:
(i) Jn. Wardale King, gent., of Walsham le Willows (ii) Thos. Joseph Trafford, esq., of Trafford Park, co. Lancs., and Samuel Golding, gent, of Walsham le Willows. Mortgage, for £900, with interest at 4%, of all lands, tithes, etc., as TEM.173/284/2.
(i) Covenants to surrender the copyholds to the use of (ii) and to insure, in the names of (ii) all the buildings so covenanted to be surrendered, in the sum of £400, at least. Recites (1) indentures of 19-20 January 1841 (as TEM.173/284/2) (2) request of (i) to (ii) for the sum of £900.

Copy of court roll of the manor of Walsham  TEM.173/284/4  28 May 1841

Contents:
(The Rev. Thos. Baden Powell, lord of the Manor, Jn.Jackson, steward; Jn. Sparke, Deputy Steward). Admission of Jn. Wardale King to copyholds (as in TEM.173/284/2). Recites TEM.173/284/2.

Mortgage  TEM.173/284/5 (a)  24 May 1850

Contents:
(i) Jn. Wardale King (ii) Dame Jane Seymour Hotham of Western House, Brighton, co. Sussex and of Hereford House, Kensington, co. Middlesex. Mortgage, for £2,900, (with interest at 4%) of all freehold parts of a messuage, offices, barn, stable, etc., (2r.16p.) and lands (7a.3.18p.); cottage, outbuildings and nursery ground (1a.0r.24p); cottage outbuildings and garden (14p.), in occupation of (i) and of Philip Pollard and James Steward, tenants of (i) with all rent and charges in lieu of tithes on the said messuages and lands (including tithes on the copyhold parts); (i) assigns to (ii) a life policy made 17 March 1828 (no.1998, by the Law Life Assurance Company) for £500 (with bonuses already declared to the sum of £181); a life policy made 30 December 1830 (no.3381 by the same company) for £500 (with bonuses already declared to the sum of £151), and a life policy, made 24 August 1846 (no.1187 by the Hand in Hand Life Assurance Company) for £1,000. (i) covenants to surrender, upon the request of (ii) all copyhold parts of the said messuages and lands, to the use of (ii) as a collateral security (ii) empowered to sell the said lands, on due notice if (i) is in arrears with payments of interest, etc., (i) covenants to insure the buildings against fire; in the event of non-payment of the premises (i) will re-inburse (ii) for all payments of premiums paid by her, with interest thereon (not to exceed £4,000 principal).

Assignment of mortgage  TEM.173/284/5 (b)  19 May 1875

Contents:
(i) Cecil de Trafford, esq., of Hartford Manor, Northwick, Cheshire, and Thomas Mingaye, Golding, gent., of Walsham le Willows (ii) Jn. Stebbing, baker, of Bury St. Edmunds. Assignment of mortgage, as (a), for £208, subject to such equity of redemption as submits by indentures of 19 August 1869 and 19 August 1874 (being further charges in favour of Jas. H.P.Oakes, Wm. Robt. Bevan, Beckford Bevan and Hervey Aston Oakes) and an indenture of 4 September 1874 (being a further charge in favour of Jane Cuthbert) and an indenture of 5 September 1874 (being a further charge in favour of Eliz. Cuthbert, and also assignment of policies and conditional surrender, as (a). Recites (1) the copyholds covenanted to be surrendered by (a) were duly surrendered. (2) Dame Jane Seymore Hotham, by will dated 28 November 1855, appointed her nephew, Jn. Francis Augustus Sheil, esq., her nephew, the said Cecil de Trafford, and the said Thos. Mingaye Golding as executors, devising all her estate held as mortgagee to the two last-named upon trusts (3) death of Dame Jane, 30 November 1855; will proved 17 January 1856 (P.C.C.) by all the said executors (4) the said Jn. Francis Augustus Sheil died 26 October 1873. (5) the said Jn. Wardale King died 6 January 1875. (6) all monies due from the Hand in Hand Life Insurance Company and from the Law Life Assurance Company (except as hereafter mentioned) on the policies assigned in (a) have been paid to (i). (7) certain bonuses will shortly be payable by the latter Company. (8) the principal sum of £208 only remains due to (i), all interest having been paid. (9) (ii) has agreed to accept a transfer of the said mortgage debt of £208.

Assignment of mortgage  TEM.173/284/5 (c)  22 September 1875

Contents:
(i) Mary Stebbing, wid., of Bury St. Edmunds, Thos.Frederick Stebbing, draper, of 91, Downham Road, Kingsland Road, co. Middlesex and Wm. Kerridge, accountant, of Walsham le Willows (ii) Eliz. Cuthbert, spinster, of Ipswich. Assignment of Mortgage, (as (b), for £81). Recites; (1) no admission was taken on the conditional surrender recited in (b) (2) the will of Jn. Stebbing, dated 11 April 1875, appointed (i) as executors and devised to them all estate vested in him as a trustee. (3) the said Jn. Stebbing died 21 May 1875; probate of will 23 June 1875. (4) since the execution of (b) the sums due from the Law Life Assurance Company have been paid to (i) (5) the principal sum of £81 only remains due to (i) (6) (ii) has agreed to accept a transfer of the said mortgage.

Copy of copy of court roll. 24 May 1850.  TEM.173/284/6  c.1850

Contents:
Conditional surrender by Jn. Wardale King to the use of Dame Jane Seymour Hotham

Charge on a messuage etc.  TEM.173/284/7  19 August 1869

Contents:
(i) Jn. Wardale King, gent of Walsham le Willows (ii) Jas.Henry Porteous Oakes, Wm. Robt. Bevan, Jas. Johnstone Bevan, Beckford Bevan and Hervey Aston Oakes, esqs., bankers and co-partners at Stowmarket. Charge, on a messuage, yards and lands, two cottages, nursery ground and gardens (9a.2r.32p.) and the tithe rent charge on the same, for [...] receicing all sums due or to be due on the banking account of (i)

Charge on messuge etc  TEM.173/284/8  4 September 1874

Contents:
(i) Jn. Wardale King, gent., of Walsham le Willows (ii) Jane Cuthbert, spinster of Ipswich. Charge on the messuages and lands (as in TEM.173/284/5), for better security for payment of £1,500 and interest, and assignment of the three life assurance policies (as in TEM.173/184/5) as further security, subject to the prior claims thereon. Recites (1) that (i) is indebted to (ii) in several sums amounting to £1,300 and also to a sum of £200 on bond, with an arrear of interest thereon.

Charge on messuage etc  TEM.173/284/9  5 September 1874

Contents:
(i) Jn. Wardale King (ii) Eliz. Cuthbert, spinster, of Ipswich. Charge on the messuage, lands and policies (as /8). Recites that (i) is indebted to (ii) in the sum of £400, with an arrear of interest thereon.

Assignment of charge  TEM.173/284/10  17 February, 1876

Contents:
(i) Wm. Robert Bevan; Jas. Johnstone Bevan and Hervey Aston Oakes, esq., bankers and co-partners at Stowmarket (ii) Eliza King, wid; executrix and devise of the will of Jn. Wardale King, gent, of Walsham le Willows (iii) Edward Bedwell Day, farmer, of Stoke Ash. Assignment of charge of £419, on messuages and lands (as in /7) to (iii), (ii) covenanting to pay interest at 5% on the said sum. Recites (1) as TEM.173/284/7. (2) the said James Henry Porteous Oakes is no longer a member of the said banking company (3) the sum of £419 only, with arrears of interest from 11 October 1875, remains owing, and the said messuage, lands etc., are subject to a prior charge £81, with an arrear of interest from 11 October 1875. (4) (iii) has paid to (i) the sum of £419 for transfer of the said mortgage.

Copy of court roll of the manor of Walsham  TEM.173/284/11  6 June 1877

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(James Sparke, Steward). Admission of Eliza King, wid. to all the copyhold estate of Jn. Wardale King, decd. her husband (as in TEM.173/284/2), (devised to her by his will, dated 17 August 1874).

Transfer of security  TEM.173/284/12  22 June 1881

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(i) Edward Bedwell Day, Farmer, of Stoke Ash (ii) Eliz. Cuthbert, spinster, of Ipswich. Transfer of security for £419 (and £9.3.0d for interest thereon). Recites (1) as TEM.173/284/7. (2) as TEM.173/284/10. (3) the said sum of £419 with £9.3.0. for interest thereon, remained owing to (i) on 20 July 1880. (4) on 20 July 1880 (ii) paid to (i) the said sums of £419 and £9.3.0d and (i) agreed to execute such transfer of the securities for the same as (ii) might require. (5) the said sums remain owing to (ii) and she has request (i) to execute the transfer herein contained.

Sale particulars.  TEM.173/284/13  25 August 1881

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Sale particulars of house, cottage, market garden, small detached house, garden and stables, in all 10 acres, at Walsham le Willows [plan, scale 26.6 ins. to 1 m.] (lately in occupation of Mr. J.W.King, solicitor, and now temporarily let to W. W. Cuthbert, esq., surgeon).

Conveyance.  TEM.173/284/14  25 October 1881

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(i) Eliza King, wid. late of Walsham le Willows but now of Braunston, co. Northants., and Eliz. Cuthbert, spinster, of Ipswich (ii) Jane Cuthbert, spinster, of Ipswich (iii) Samuel Grimwade, gent, of 62, Longridge Road, South Kensington, London (iv) Wm. Wood Cuthbert, surgeon, of Walsham le Willows
Conveyance of messuage and lands (as TEM.173/284/2) to (iv) in trust for (iii). Eliza King covenants to surrender the copyholds to the use of (iv).
Recites (1) as TEM.173/284/5 (a). (2) Surrender of the said copyholds by Jn. Wardale King, 24 May 1850. (3) as recited in TEM.173/284/5 (b) (2). (4) as recited in TEM.173/284/5 (b) (3). (5) as TEM.173/284/7. (6) as recited in TEM.173/284/5 (b) (4). (7) by his will, dated 17 August 1874, the said Jn. Wardale King appointed his wife, the said Eliza King, sole executrix, and devised his freehold and copyhold estate to her in trust for sale. (8) as TEM.173/284/8. (9) as TEM.173/284/9. (10) death of Jn. Wardale King, 6 January 1875; probate of will 11 August 1881, by the said Eliza King. (11) as TEM.173/284/5(b). (12) the said Jn. Stebbing by his will, dated 11 April 1875, appointed Mary Stebbing, Thos.Fred. Stebbing, and Wm.Kerridge, as executors, devising to them all estates vested in him as mortgagee. (13) death of Jn. Stebbing, 21 May 1875, probate of will 23 June 1875. (14) indenture of 22 September 1875, between (i) Mary Stebbing, Thos. Fred. Stebbing and Wm. Kerridge (ii) Eliz. Cuthbert, reciting that £81 only remained due to (i); assignment of the said sum and the said tenements to (ii) for £81. (15) as TEM.173/284/10. (16) as TEM.173/184/11. (17) as TEM.173/284/12. (18) the said Eliza.King and Eliz. Cuthbert agreed with (iii), on 25 August 1881, for the absolute sale of the said freehold and copyhold properties, for £600 to be paid to Eliz.Cuthbert in part satisfaction of the said mortgage (19) for the purposes of the Stamp Act the said price of £600 is to be considered as £20 for the freehold and £580 for the copyhold properties. Marginal plan, showing right of way to the property. [Scale: 26.7 ins. to 1 m.].

Copy of court roll of the manor of Walsham.  TEM.173/284/15  25 October 1881

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Surrender by Eliza King to the use of Wm. Wood Cuthbert (upon trust for Samuel Grimwade) of messuage and lands (as in TEM.173/284/14).

Conveyance  TEM.173/284/16  13 June 1887

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(i) Wm. Wood Cuthbert, surgeon, of Mendlesham (ii) Samuel Grimwade, gent of 62, Longredge Road, South Kensington, co. Middlesex (iii) Wm. Holberton Square, Surgeon of Walsham le Willows. Conveyance of messuage and lands (as TEM.173/284/8).
Recites: indenture (TEM.173/284/14) and surrender (TEM.173/284/15). Marginal plan [Scale: 26.6ins. to 1 m.].

Certified copy of extract from the register of St. Mary's Abbey Presbyterian Church, Rutland Square, Dublin, of baptism of Fred. Josiah, son of Wm. and McNaught and w. Annie McNaught alias Forbaith, (born 21 October 1855).  TEM.173/284/17  2 December 1855

Receipt for redemption of a free rent payable to the Hundred of Blackborn.  TEM.173/284/18  16 November 1926

Conveyance  TEM.173/246  25 October 1881

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(1) Eliza King formerly of Walsham le Willows but then of Braunston, Northants, widow and Elizabeth Cuthbert of Ipswich, spinster (2) Jane Cuthbert of Ipswich, spinster (3) Philip Pollard of Walsham le Willows, nurseryman (4) Samuel Grimwade. Tithes, tenths, moduses, compositions customary and prescriptive rents and payments for or in lieu of tithes yearly or otherwise becoming due in copyhold premises and hereditaments, and the estate, right, title claim and demand of Eliza King, Elizabeth Cuthbert and Jane Cuthbert to tenement in Walsham le Willows with a parcel of land adjoining containing 1a.Or.24p. abutting on lands of John Martineau to N., high way in part to S.&E., and by the next described premises in other part on S.&E. and on land lately purchased by Samuel Grimwade on W., now occupied by Philip Pollard and numbered 374 on the tithe map for the parish of Walsham le Willows. Also tenement with yard and garden belonging in Walsham le Willows containing 14p. and numbered 375 on the Tithe Map for the parish and now occupied by James Steward, abutting on premises last described to N. & W., on highway to E.& S. Recites:284/5, 284/7, 284/8-9, 284/10-12.
Covenant to Produce Deeds: Samuel Grimwade and Philip Pollard: with a schedule of the deeds concerned. Signed and sealed by the parties. Witnessed: J.C.Ward, Fredc. (Fowell) solr., Garboldisham, Norfolk; Herbert Freyberg, 62 Longridge Road, South Kensington, S.W.

Continuation Abstract of Title  TEM.173/247  1881

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To cottages and premises at Walsham le Willows, part freehold and part Copyhold of the Manor of Walsham, Marked "Lot 3".
Promissory Note. John Wardale King promised to pay Miss Jane Cuthbert six calendar months after notice the sum of £500 with interest at the rate of £4.10.10 p.c. p.a.half yearly. 22 October 1867.
Promissory Note. J.W.King promised to pay to Jane Cuthbert six calendar months after notice the sum of £100 with interest at £4.10.0d. p.c.p.a.
Promissory Note. J.W.King promised to pay to Jane Cuthbert six calendar months after notice the sum of £200 with interest at £4.10.0.p.c.p.a. 13 March 1873.
Promissory Note. J.W.King promised to pay to Jane Cuthbert three calendar months after notice the sum of £500 with interest at £5.p.c.p.a. 24 Jan 1870
Promissory Note. J.W.King promised to pay to Elizabeth Cuthbert £400 with interest at £4.p.c.p.a. 14 June 1870
Mortgage (1) John Wardale King (2) Jane Cuthbert of Ipswich, spinster. Messuage in which J.W.King then resided with the offices, outbuildings, yard, gardens and lands adjoining. Two cottages adjoining with outbuildings, nursery ground and gardens occupied by James Steward and Philip Pollard. Tithe Rent charge payable in respect of the same premises. Three life insurance policies in the Law Life Assurance Company and the Hand in Hand Life Insurance Company. 4 Sept 1874.
Mortgage (as TEM.173/284/9).

Abstract of title to cottages and premises at Walsham le Willows  TEM.173/248  Undated

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Part freehold and part copyhold of the Manor of Walsham: recites as TEM.173/284/1.

Abstract of Title to land in Walsham le Willows  TEM.173/61  1881

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Part freehold, and part copyhold of the Manor of Walsham. 1840 -1877. Plan.

Continuation Abstract to lands in Walsham le Willows  TEM.173/62  1881

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Part freehold and part copyhold of the Manor of Walsham. 1869-1881

Continuation Abstract of Title to land in Walsham le Willows  TEM.173/63  1881

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Part freehold and part Copyhold of the Manor of Walsham. 1867-1874

Conveyance  TEM.173/70  25 Oct. 1881

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Conveyance by Eliza King widow late of Walsham le Willows but now of Braunston, Northampton and Elizabeth Cuthbert spinster of Ipswich; Jane Cuthbert, spinster, of Ipswich of 2nd part; Frederic Colson, farmer, of Walsham le Willows of 3rd part; and Samuel Grimwade of 62, Longridge Road South Kensington, London of 4th part. Recital of Mortgage of 24 May 1850, will of Dame Jane Seymour Hotham, appointment of trustees of same. Mortgage of 13 November 1855 etc., Land in Palmer St. Walsham, as described before, and copyholds adjoining. Plan.

Surrender  TEM.173/65  25 Oct. 1881

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By Mrs. Eliza King late of Walsham le Willows now of Braunston, Northampton to Frederick Colson, farmer, of Walsham le Willows in consideration of £170 of land described in Mortgage of 4 October 1884.

Admission of Frederick Colson to copyhold described in Mortgage of 4 Oct. 1881 on surrender of Eliza King.  TEM.173/66  26 May 1882

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Abstract of Title  TEM.173/67  1888

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Of Mr. Frederick Colson to piece of land in Walsham-le-Willows late part free hold and part copyhold but now enfranchised 1881-1888.

Mortgage  TEM.173/64  31.Oct. 1888

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Between Frederick Colson farmer of Walsham le Willows and Jeminah Corner widow of Elswell for £150, to be repaid to Jeminah Corner on 4 April 1885 with interest at 4½ per cent, on security of piece of arable land in Palmer Street, Walsham le Willows being part of No.43, on the plan annexed to the Walsham le Willows inclosure award, abutting Palmer Street to S. and forming frontage of copyholds, subsequently described, belonging to John Martineau, to W., copyhold hereditament afterwards described to N., and property lately belonging to Samuel Grimwade on E., tithes issuing therefrom which together with copyhold lands are numbered 371 on the Tithe Commutation map for the Parish. Copyhold land abutting on land formerly of John Martin since of John Sparke and now of John Martineau, Esq., to N., the freehold land before described to S., E. head thereof abutting upon buildings lately purchased by Samuel Grimwade and the W. head on lands formerly of John Martin, since of John Sparke and now of John Martineau, in occupation of Frederick Colson. 4 October 1884. Reconveyance and assurance of above mentioned property by Jemimah Corner to Frederick Colson.

Deed of Enfranchisement  TEM.173/68  1 Nov. 1888

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Of Property described in Mortgage of 4 October 1881, by which it is conveyed in fee simple by James David Powell Esq., of Newick, Sussex to Frederick Colson farmer, of Walsham le Willows.

Conveyance  TEM.173/69  26 November 1888

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By Frederic Colson of Walsham le Willows to John Martineau Esq. Winckfield, Heckfield, Somerset for £220 of arable land, formerly parcel of Palmer Street, part of No.43 on the Walsham le Willows Inclosure award, abutting Palmer Street to S., and forming frontage of piece of land next described to N., and property formerly of Samuel Grimwade but now of William Holberton Square Esq., to E, and also piece of arable land in Walsham le Willows abutting land formerly of John Martin, since of John Sparke and now of John Martineau to N., piece of land before described to S. E. head abutting buildings and lands formerly of Samuel Grimwade now of William Holberton Square, and W. head upon lands formerly of John Sparke and now of John Martineau. Plan.

Leves, Angrave, Bulls Croft, etc., in Walsham.  [no ref. or date]

Abstract of the Title of Mr. Thomas Raynbird to a Messuage and Lands at Walsham le Willows.  TEM.173/220  Undated

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The document gives abstracts of records of proceedings at the court of the Manor of Walsham le Willows as follows:-
(1) As to a Moety:-
15 May 1812. Recites that at a court held 4 Oct. 1735 it was presented that Thos. Raynbird had surrendered all his lands with the intention that the Lord should regrant them to him and his heirs until his intended marriage with Mary Nunn had taken place, and after that to Thos. Raynbird for life, remainder to his wife Mary etc., Also recites that at a court held 18 Nov. 1734 it was certified that the marriage had taken place and that the said Thos. Raynbird and Mary his wife were admitted tenants in virtue of the said surrender to:- 3 parts in four parts to be divided of one tenement called Leves containing 3½ acres in Church Street, Walsham; and of 3 roods of land lying next the lane called Wortons Lane on S.; and of a pightle called Dennys Yard containing 3 roods in Town Street next to the mansion house formerly of Lawrence Raynbird; and of one pightle of land, parcel of 1½ acres belonging to the tenement called the Brooke House in Town Street, containing 3 roods and 30 perches, abutting on lands formerly of Jno. Raynbird to E.; on the Common Rivulet to W.; on lands formerly of Jno. Raynbird to N.; and on lands formerly of Jno. Orvis to S. Also piece of pasture lying in a close of Pasture called Bulls Croft, the whole close containing 8½ acres, between lands formerly of Thos. Page, gent. to W; common way to E., lands formerly of Thos. Complyn and then of Geo. Complyn. And one acre of a croft called Leves Croft between lands formerly Geo. Complyn on E.; lands late of Lawrence Raynbird on W.; abutting on lands formerly of Lawrence [Raynbird] to S.; and Common River to N. formerly property of Elizabeth Fisk, widow. Thomas Raynbird was admitted to all these lands by virtue of surrender to the use of and will of Jno. Raynbird his father at a Court held 26 April 1735. At court held 18 Nov.1735 Thos. Raynbird the uncle was admitted tenant to one close formerly known as Angrave and then as Walsham Closes between lands late of Thos. Hawes and way from Walsham to Westhorpe, abutting on way called Hundred Lane to E, and lands formerly of Anthony Smith to W; containing 28 acres with liberty of common for 40 sheep or other beasts. On death of Thos. Raynbird the uncle. Thos. Raynbird the nephew admitted to premises called Walsham Closes at a court held 17 May 1771. There were two sons of the marriage of Mary Nunn and Thos. Raynbird the nephew - Thos. Raynbird of Earls Colne, Essex, surgeon and Robt. Raynbird of Westhorpe, farmer. 6 July 1771 Thos. Raynbird the nephew (then described as Thos. Raynbird the elder) Premises described before surrendered to use of Jno. Amys, gent, to the end that a Common Recovery might be prosecuted against him. Recovery suffered and Thos. Raynbird the elder admitted tenant, whereon he surrendered the lands with the intention that the Lord should regrant it to him for life, remainder to Thos. Raynbird the younger of Earls Colne. 28 May 1784 the court was told of death of Thos. Raynbird the elder and Thos. Raynbird the younger admitted tenant, to the use of his last will and testament. 15 May 1812, Thos. Raynbird of Westhorpe (nephew of Thos. Raynbird of Earls Colne,) admitted tenant under his uncles will. As to the remaining part: 15 May 1812 Thos. Raynbird of Westhorpe, farmer and Robert Raynbird of Bacton, Shopkeeper (grandsons of Thomas Raynbird the nephew) were admitted tenants of two fourth parts of the estate one to be held to each. As to the whole: At a court held 4 June 1819 Thos. Raynbird of Westhorpe and Robert Raynbird of Bacton surrendered their respective parts of the estate to the use of Eleazar Lawrance of Ipswich to the intent that a Common Recovery might be suffered against him. Thereon Samuel Golding of Walsham le Willows complained against Eleazar Lawrance of a plea of land. Judgement given in favour of Samuel Golding, who surrendered the land to Thomas Raynbird who was subsequently admitted tenant. s.d.

(a) Abstract of Grant of Tithes.  TEM.173/221  1844

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(1) Thos. Eyre, of Bath, esq., and Lewis Allsop Lowdham formerly of Nottingham and then of Lincolns Inn Fields, Middlesex, esquire (2) Catherine Eyre of Bath, widow and Juliana Eyre of Bath, spinster (3) Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham of Leicester; Lewis Allsop Lowdham; Jesse Berridge, of Leicester, gent, (4) Thos. Raynbird of Westhorpe, farmer (5) Thos. Richer of Walsham.
All tithes and tenths, moduses, compositions customary and prescriptive rents and payments for or in lieu of tithes yearly of otherwise becoming payable from land described in the schedule, viz; the messuage, tenements, cottage lands and hereditaments of T. Raynbird in Walsham le Willows, occupied by the said Thomas Raynbird and George Boggers, described as follows:- messuage or tenement, garden and pightle containing 3 roods and 18 perches; Bulls Croft containing 6 acres 3 roods and 18 perches; a meadow containing 4 acres 1 rood and 31 perches; First Harts Hall Field containing 4 acres 0 roods 11 perches; Second Harts Hall Field containing 4 acres 0 roods 32 perches; barn and yard containing 1 rood and 5 perches; Third Harts Hall Field containing 1 acre 2 roods and 27 perches; Fourth Harts Hall Field containing 6 acres 3 roods and 13 perches; Fifth Harts Hall Field containing 4 acres 1 rood and 14 perches; and a meadow containing 3 roods and 39 perches. Exearted by the parties and attested by one witness. (10 March 1835)

Abstract of the Marriage Settlement of Mr. Thomas Raynbird.  TEM.173/221(b)  (16 Sept. 1735)

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(1) Thomas Raynbird the younger of Wyverstone, yeoman (2) Thomas Raynbird the elder of Westhorpe, yeoman (uncle of Thomas Raynbird the younger (3) Mary Nunn of Badwell Ash, spinster (4) Robert Nunn of Risby, gentleman and John Raynbird of Hunston, yeoman (trustees of Thomas Raynbird the younger and Mary Nunn). Messuages of tenement belonging to Thomas Raynbird the younger in Walsham le Willows occupied by William Youngman. Closes of land belonging to Thomas Raynbird elder in Walsham, known as Walsham Closes and occupied by Thomas Raynbird the elder. Executed by the parties and attested by two witnesses.

Appointment of Tithe Rent Charge and Covenant to surrender Copyhold, and security from H.J.Monro to Thomas Raynbird for £700 and Interest.  TEM.173/222(a)  11 October 1843

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(1) Thomas Raynbird of Westhorpe, farmer (2) Samuel Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman (3) Hector John Monro of Stanwell, Middlesex, esquire (4) Samuel Parker of Badwell Ash, farmer. Piece of pasture containing 7 acres in a close called Bull's Croft containing in the whole 8½acres between land formerly of Thomas Page, gentleman, then of John Sparke, esquire and then of Hector John Munro on W.; common way (now stopped up) called Hoxne or Wrottles lane on E; on lands formerly of George Complyn, then of John Sparke and then of Hector John Munronon S.; and the common way leading from Church Street to Westend North, signed and sealed Thomas Raynbird, Samuel Parker, Samuel Golding and H.J.Munro. Witnessed J.W.King, John Palmer (?Stocker).
Endorsed

Assignment of said £700 and Securities for the same.(222(a))  TEM.173/222(b)  11 Oct. 1844

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(1) Thomas Raynbird. (2) The Revd. William Hepworth of Finningham,clerk.
Property as before Signed and sealed Thos. Raynbird. Witnessed J.W.King.
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Surrender of Tithe Rent Charge and Release and Covenant to Surrender Copyhold.  TEM.173/222(c)  3 August 1854

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(1) The Revd. William Hepworth formerly of Finningham, then of Botesdale, clerk (2) Charles Douglas of Witham, Essex, esquire and Joseph Arden of Cavendish Square, Middlesex (3) John Hector Munro of Walsham le Willows (erroneously described in the original appointment as Hector John Munro.)
Property as in previous documents. Signed and sealed William Hepworth Witnessed Tho. M. Golding.

Copy of Admission to land held by copy of court roll of the Manor of Walsham.  TEM.173/223  16 Nov. 1854

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Richard Martineau admitted to Bulls Croft, as described in the previous documents, which was sold to him by Thomas Raynbird the younger, Thomas Leabon Berry and Thomas Easlea, according to the terms of the Will of Thomas Raynbird the elder, deceased, of which they were executors. Copy examined by John Jackson, Steward.

Bargain and Sale and Appointment.  TEM.173/224  24 Aug 1854

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(1) Thomas Raynbird the younger of Finningham, farmer; Thomas Leabon Berry of Westhorpe, farmer, and Thomas Easlea formerly of Badwell Ash and then of Walsham le Willows (2) John Hector Munro of Walsham le Willows (3) Charles Douglas of Witham, Essex, esquire and Joseph Arden of Cavendish Square, Middlesex (4) Richard Martineau of Westbourne Street, Middlesex. Property as before. Signed and sealed by the parties witnessed James Reid; Z. Sones; Frederick Dawley; Jno. Church; Edwin D.J.Matthews.

Cottage and Land adjoining the road from Four Ashes, in Walsham.  TEM.173/Nos. 143-156  [n.d.]

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(Box. No.1 Bundle C).
Writings relating to a messuage and premises at Walsham le Willows purchased of Mr. J. Betteridge and wife.

Bargain and Sale.  TEM.173/143  11 Dec.1856

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(1) Thomas Darby of Walsham le Willows, Miller, and Sarah Ann Darby his wife. (2) Harriet Woodcock of Wattisfield, widow, and William Jeffery of Pakenham, labourer and Hannah his wife (formerly Hannah Woodcock, spinster. (3) James Woodcock, of Wattisfield, husbandman (4) John Proctor of Walsham le Willows and Elizabeth Proctor his wife. Messuage with outhouses and gardens containing "by estimation 20 rods but by survey (with the site of the buildings) 32 rods" in Walsham le Willows. Adjoining road from Four Ashes in Walsham le Willows to Westhorpe and Held as copyhold of the manor of Walsham. Formerly occupied by Charles Woodcock and Thomas Wright the elder, and then for many years by Charles Woodcock and his wife Elizabeth and their undertenants, and at the time of the transaction by John Folkard and Robert Warren,signed and sealed Thomas Darby, Sarah Ann Darby, Harriet Woodcock, William Jeffery, Hannah Jeffery, James Woodcock, John Proctor and Elizabeth Proctor.

Warrant to enter an acknowledgement of satisfaction on a Conditional Surrender.  TEM.173/144  7 Jan 1857

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William Robert Hewitt of Stowmarket, Merchant, and Hervy Morgan Day of Langham, farmer, (admistrators of the estate of Elizabeth (late wife of William Cornell, late of Walsham le Willows, farmer) before her marriage Elizabeth Greengrass, spinster. Authorises the Steward of the Manor of Walsham to enter an acknowledgement of satisfaction on Conditional Surrender made 22 Jan 1801 by Charles Woodcock of Walsham le Willows, labourer, of the messuages and premises to which Charles Woodcock had been admitted at a court held on the same day as the date of the surrender to use of Elizabeth Greengrass for securing sum of £70 to her. Signed Wm. R.Hewitt and Henry M. Day. Witnessed J.W.Kirrs and John King.

Manor of Walsham Copy of Admission.  TEM.173/145  14 Jan 1857

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Elizabeth Proctor wife of John Proctor of Walsham le Willows, farmer, on death of Charles Woodcock. Same property as described in previous document. Copy examined by John Jackson, Steward of the Manor. 9 May 1856

Deed of Covenant.  TEM.173/146  21 Jan 1857

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(1) John Proctor of Walsham le Willows, farmer, and Elizabeth his wife. (2) Thomas Plummer of the same place, yeoman. Covenant to surrender property described in the foregoing documents to Thomas Plummer. Signed and sealed John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor and Thomas Plummer.

Particulars and conditions of sale of cottage property in Walsham le Willows under the will of Mr. Thomas Plummer, deceased.  TEM.173/147  10 Sept 1858

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Endorsement Memorandum of agreement that Samuel Vincent of Walsham le Willows, veterinary Surgeon had purchased lot 2 (the property described before) for £120. Signed by Frederic Plummer

Covenant for Surrendering messuage at Walsham le Willows  TEM.173/148  9 Oct. 1858

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Copyhold of the Manor of Walsham. (1) Frederic Plummer of Walsham le Willows, Miller and farmer (2) John Proctor of the same place, farmer, and Elizabeth his wife (3) Samuel Vincent the elder of Walsham le Willows, veterinary surgeon (4) Samuel Vincent the younger of the same place. Veterinary Surgeon. Property as described before. John and Elizabeth Proctor agree to surrender the property to the use of Samuel Vincent the younger in trust for Samuel Vincent the elder. Signed and sealed Fred. Plummer, John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, Samuel Vincent senior and Samuel Vincent junior. Witnessed Tho. M. Golding, Sol. of Walsham le Willows, John King & H.W.Dore.

Copy of Surrender - Manor of Walsham.  TEM.173/149  11 Oct. 1858

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Surrender by John Proctor and Elizabeth his wife (on the direction of Samuel Vincent the elder) to Samuel Vincent junior. Signed John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor and Samuel Vincent Senr. Witnessed Tho. M. Golding and H.W.Dore.

Manor of Walsham - Copy Admission.  TEM.173/150  13 June 1862

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Admission of Samuel Vincent the elder to same property as heir at law of Samuel Vincent the younger who died intestate. Examined by John Jackson, Steward of the Manor.

Manor of Walsham.  TEM.173/151  1871

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Abstract of title to a messuage or double cottage and premises in Walsham le Willows, copyhold of the manor. Recites documents calendared above and also Will of Charles Woodcock of Walsham le Willows, dated 16 Aug. 1836 and Will of Samuel Vincent the elder dated 1 Feb. 1862, leaving premises to his daughter Susan.

Purchase Agreement.  TEM.173/152  30 March 1871

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(1) James Betteridge of Ipswich and Susan his wife. (2) John Martineau of Heckfield, Hants, Esquire.

Insurance policy.  TEM.173/153  3 April 1871

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Issued by the Suffolk Alliance Life and Fire Assurance Company to Thomas Plummer against losses not exceeding £100 on the cottage in two tenements occupied by John Folkard and Samuel Bird, labourers. 30 Jan 1857. Memoranda Interest in policy transferred to Samuel Vincent, senior, 3 Oct 1858, and then to John Martineau, esq.

Conveyance by Appointment.  TEM.173/154  5 April 1871

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(1) James Betteridge of Ipswich yeoman, and Susan his wife (2) John Martineau of Heckfield, Hants. Esq., Property as above. Signed and sealed James Betteridge and Susan Betteridge.

Account of Succession Duty on Real Property  TEM.173/155  8 May 1871

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Payable by Susan, the wife of James Betteridge of Ipswich, yeoman, on the death of her father, Samuel Vincent of Walsham le Willows, veterinary surgeon, and receipt for 13/10d, the first instalment of the duty.

Deed of Enfranchisement.  TEM.173/156  4 Dec. 1871

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(1) James David Powell of Newick, Sussex, esq., (2) John Martineau of Heckfield, Hampshire, esq., Close of land and pasture in Walsham le Willows called the Great Close divided into 2 parts containing 8a.0r.2p., parcel of 13 a and a half with a barn built upon it. And also the property described above. Signed and sealed James David Powell.

Martineau. Land in Walsham le Willows.  [no ref.]  11 October 1889

Conveyance  TEM.173/286  11 October 1889

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(i) the Rt. Rev. Thos. Edward Wilkinson, of Walsham Hall, Bishop Coadjutor of London for North and Central Europe (ii) Jn. Martineau, esq., of Park Corner, Heckfield, Winchfield, Hants.
Conveyance for £2,848. 2. 3d of lands in Walsham le Willows (99a) with the tithe rent charge arising therefrom, and the right of passage along a roadway (shown in the plan attached). For field names see first schedule, below.
(i) covenants to produce copies of the deeds listed in the second schedule to (ii) and also covenants to make a hedge and ditch along part of Further Walsham Field (marked X-Y on the said plan).
Recites (1) indenture of 2 July 1885 between (i) Richard Hudson Gibson, Frederic Cross and the said Thos. Edward Wilkinson (ii) Charles Williams Pemberton Ripley (iii) the said Thos. Edward Wilkinson, conveying all such parts as were then freehold of the said lands to be granted in the present indenture, and the tithe rent charge on the same, to (ii) to the use of (iii) and also the copyhold parts, to be held according to the customs of the manors of Walsham and of Walsham Church House (2) C.W.P. Ripley was admitted, out of court, to the copyhold tenement of the manor of Walsham, 18 July 1885. (3) admission of C.W.P. Ripley to the copyhold tenements of the Manor of Walsham Church House 18 July 1885 (4) the said C.W.P. Ripley died intestate, 28 June 1886 (5) letters of administration of his personal estate were granted to Beatrice Augusta Ripley, from the Principal Probate Registery, 15 November 1886. (6) Admission of Beatrice A. Ripley, out of court, to the copyhold tenements of the Manor of Walsham, in trust for (iii), 3 March 1887. (7) admission as above, on same date, to copyhold tenements of the manor of Walsham Church House. (8) by an award of the Copyhold Commissioners dated 3 October 1887 (reciting that James David Powell, lord of the Manor of Walsham, had consented to the enfranchisement, and that the amount to be paid for such enfranchisements was £607.18.11) the said lands in the manor of Walsham were discharged from all incidents of copyhold tenure (9) by another award of the same date the said lands held of the Manor of Walsham Church House were enfranchised, for the sum of £1.5.6d. (10) indenture of 25th October 1887, endorsed on the indenture recited in (1), between (i) Beatrice Augusta Ripley (ii) Thos. Edward Wilkinson, granting all the lands lately copyhold but then enfranchised to the use of (ii) (11) (i) has agreed to sell to (ii) all the said lands and tithe rent charge.
The first schedule gives numbered references to the plan and Tithe Map numbers field-names, acreages, state of cultivation and amount of tithe rent charge; the fields are:- Clay Pit Close, Plantation and pond, Walnes Six Acres, Middle Four Acres, Walnes Four Acres, Bush Meadow, Plantation, Six Acre Meadow, Long Meadow, Plantation, Great and Little Coggeshall, Golson Pightle, Plantation, Sand Pit Four Acres, Fruit House Field, Drane Land, Nine Acres, Plantations, Kiln Meadow and Further Walsham Field.
Plans attached, showing fields (numbered) with names of owners of adjacent lands; buildings. [Scale: 13.2.in. to 1 m.]
The second schedule (of deeds of the premises (including part of field No.40) (a) lease and release, 15-16 December 1828, between (i) Rebecca Martin Lloyd (ii) Hooper John Wilkinson (iii) James Wm. Freshfield. (b) assignment, 16 December 1828, between (i) Henry Browne and Philip Browne (ii) Rebecca Martin Lloyd (iii) Hooper John Wilkinson (iv) James Wm. Freshfield. (c) assignment of same date as (b), between (i) Meadows Taylor (ii) Rebecca Martin Lloyd (iii) Hooper John Wilkinson (iv) James Wm. Freshfield. (d) covenant, of same date, between Rebecca Martin Lloyd and Hooper Jn. Wilkinson. (e) copy of admission, 5 June 1829, of Hooper Jn. Wilkinson to lands of the manor of Walsham. (f) ditto of same date, lands of the manor of Walsham Church House (g) indenture, 14 May 1835, between (i) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham (ii) Catherine Eyre and Juliana Eyre (iii) Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham, L.A. Lowdham and Jesse Berridge (iv) Jn. Youngman and Benjamin Youngman (v) Wm. Brooks (vi) Hooper Jn. Wilkinson (vii) James Wm. Freshfield. (h) Copy of admission, 5 June 1835, of Hooper Jn. Wilkinson to lands of the manor of Walsham. (i) assignment, 14 May 1835, between (i) George Freeth (ii) Thos. Eyre and Lewis Allsopp Lowdham (iii) Catherine Eyre and Juliana Eyre (iv) Catherine Eyre, Mary Lowdham/ and Jesse Berridge (v) Hooper Jn. Wilkinson (vi) James Wm. Freshfield. L.A. Lowdham (j) indenture, 15 May 1835, between (i) Samuel Golding (ii) Hooper Jn. Wilkinson. (k) deed poll of release, 17 June 1835, of Benjamin Isaac Samo. (l) copy of surrender, 15 April 1836, by Miss Eliz. Tricker (ii) Wm. Darley (iii) Henry Drake (iv) Hooper Jn. Wilkinson. (n) indenture, 22 September 1838, between (i) Samuel Golding (ii) Hooper Jn. Wilkinson.
Deeds relating to field no.40:
(a) copy of indenture of settlement, 8 March 1855, (i) Eliz. Ann Lloyd (ii) George Kirwan Carr. (b) indenture, 11 October 1859, between (i) Geo. Kirwan Carr Lloyd (ii) Jn. Paine Harris (iii) Thos. Mingaye Golding. (c) copy of admission 27 June 1860, of Thos. Mingaye Golding to lands in the manor of Walsham. (d) enfranchisement, 29 November 1866. (e) indenture, 3 December 1866, between (i) Thos. Mingaye Golding (ii) Hooper Jn. Wilkinson (iii) the Rev. Thos. Edward Wilkinson.
Deeds relating to all the premises:
(a) indenture, 2 July 1885, between the Rev. Richard Hudson Gibson, Frederic Cross and the said Rt. Rev. Thos. Edward Wilkinson (ii) Chas. Wm. Pemberton Ripley (iii) the said Thos. Edward Wilkinson. (b) admission, 18 July 1885, of Chas. Wm. Pemberton Ripley to lands in the manor of Walsham. (c) admission, as (b) to lands in the manor of Walsham Church House (d) admission, 3 March 1887, of Miss Beatrice Augusta Ripley to lands in the manor of Walsham. (e) ditto, as (d) to lands in the manor of Walsham Church House. (f) enfranchisement, 3 October 1887, of lands in the manor of Walsham (g) ditto, as (f) of lands in the manor of Walsham Church House. (h) indenture, 25 October 1887, between (i) Beatrice Augusta Ripley and (ii) Thos. Edward Wilkinson.

Cottage and land in Walsham.  [no ref. or date]

Conveyance  TEM.173/242  8 Dec. 1890

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(1) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman (2) The National Provincial Bank of England Limited (3) Maurice Richard Martineau of Heckfield, Hants., esquire.
Free hold meadow known as Lammas Meadow in Walsham le Willows containing one acre and numbered 334 on the tithe map for the parish.
Recites (1) Indenture of 3 Nov. 1880 between (1) Eld Edmund Clayton of Bury St. Edmund, gent. (2) John Kilner of the same place, surgeon (3) Thomas Mingaye Golding aforesaid (2) Mortgage 2 Feb. 1887 between (1) the said Thomas Mingaye Golding (2) The National Provincial Bank Ltd. Signed and sealed Tho. M. Golding, J. Hanson, (?W) R. Moberly (Directors) and (-- name illegible) general manager. Plan.

Conveyance  TEM.173/243  11 Oct. 1893

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(1) Edward Hall of 5 Marlborough Hill, St. John's Wood, Middlesex, gentleman, and Walter Lingwood of Barningham, gentleman (2) Maurice Richard Martineau of Heckfield, Hants, esquire (The persons of the first part being the trustees of the Will of John Miller, late of Bury St. Edmunds, made 10 June 1882 and proved 3 Oct. 1882 by Anna Maria Miller, Edward John Goldsmith, Edward Hall and Walter Lingwood, executrix and executors of the said will).
Two closes of meadow in Badwell Ash known respectively as Eastlings Meadow containing 2 acres 3 roods and 33 poles and according to the Tithe Commutation Survey for the parish of Badwell Ash 3 acres 10 perches, and Lammas Meadow containing 3 roods and according to the same survey 3 roods 10 perches, numbered thereon 128 and 131 respectively, and in the occupation of John Kenny and Henry Harvey.
Signed and sealed by Edward Hall and Walter Lingwood.
Witnessed: Wm. Hy. Savage, 91 Camden St., London, coach trimmer and Tho. M. Golding, Walsham le Willows, Suffolk. Plan.

Conveyance  TEM.173/241  18 Jan 1914

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(1) Mary Constance Martineau of 1 Clifton Place, Sussex Square, Middlesex, spinster (2) Maurice Richard Martineau of 90 Elm Park Gardens, Middlesex, esquire.
Parcel of ground in Parish of Walsham le Willows containing eighteen perches on W. side of High Road and having a frontage of 47 feet thereto, bounded on E. by said High Road, on S. & W. by property of Aldridge and being premises comprised in a lease dated 20 Aug. 1866 between (1) RT. Hon. Jane Countess of Egremont (2) John Martineau (3) Lucy Martineau, together with double cottage erected thereon and occupied by James Woods and William Barber.
Signed and sealed M.C. Martineau.
Witness: Mary Jane Paus, 1 Clifton Place, Sussex Sqr. W., Spinster.

Draft of Abstract of title  TEM.173/234  Undated

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Draft of Abstract of Title of John Martineau Esq. to Copyhold Lands and premises at the Manor of Walsham Church House and the Manor of Walsham in the County of Suffolk.
Pencil notes.

Squirrells Hall etc.  [no ref. or date]

Copy of Court Roll  TEM.173/5(a)  27 Dec. 1667

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Surrender by Robert Grocer, in presence of John Grocer and Robert Raynbert, of property described in 4., and Admission of Edward Lock of Hinderclay, Linen Weaver, to the same land.

Receipt by Edw. Lock witnessed  TEM.173/5(b)  28 Dec. 1737

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By W. Randall and William Lock for £300 being purchase money paid by Rev. Beacon for estate descr. in 4., and declaration that absolute surrender of land would be made at next court held for Manor of Walsham.

Receipt by Tho. Martin for 19/6d. paid by Revd. Th. Beacon for Solicitors charges.  TEM.173/5(c)  29 Dec. 1737

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Bargain and Sale  TEM.173/5(d)  Undated

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For £350 by Edward Lock of Hinderclay, sole executor of will of John Lock, and Edward Beacon of Wattisfield, under will of John Lock Wh. directed that Hatchmere Lands, then occ. by Matthew Farrold, were to be sold as soon as possible and consideration from sale to be divided equally between his sons William John and Issac Lock, the property as in 4.
Signed and sealed Edw. Lock, witnessed by Elizabeth Tipple and W.T. Campin

Copy of Court Roll.  TEM.173/4  30 Dec. 1737

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Admission of Edward Beacon clerk into Hatchmere, containing 40 ac., lying between lands of John Craske called Long Tindall on E., and the highway from Walsham to Wattisfield on W., and abutting the way called hatchmere land to S., and way from tenement of John Mallowes called Squirrells Hall to land of John Seaman to N., which he had recently bought from Edward Lock, under the terms of the will of his father, John Lock.

Copy of Crt. Roll.  TEM.173/14  31 Aug. 1767

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Rowland Holt Esq., before Thos. Wilson Admission of Ed. Cannon Mile End, Stepney, Middlesex (by his attorney John Scolfield) Hatchmere, as in TEM.173/4.

Copy of Crt. Roll, manor of Walsham crt. of Thomas Holt Esq., before Tho. Happ.  TEM.173/12  21 May 1790

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Recital of surrender recited by crt. of 15 May 1772 by Ed. Cannon, gent. of copyhold land to use of his will. Ed. Beacon Cannon, 16 yrs. of age, by Henry Browne, gent. his attorney, and recites will of E. Cannon 29 Jan. 1785, and adm. of Ed. Beacon Cannon to Hatchmere as described in TEM.173/4.

Copy of Court Roll  TEM.173/15  5 Dec. 1790

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James Powell before John Sparke.
Surrender by Ed. Beacon Cannon of Inner Temple to use of Thos. Cornell of Wattisfield. And admission of Thos. Cornell to Hatchmere.

Manor of Walsham Surrender  TEM.173/31  20 May 1831

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By John Youngman butcher of Bury St. Edmunds of Hatchmere (described with newly inclosed fields) to use of John Sparham Cooke of Burgate, with proviso of redemption or repayment.

Copy of Court Roll; Hatchmere  TEM.173/28  12 Mar. 1849; 13 May 1853

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Of crt. of Rev. Thomas Baden Powell clerk, John Jackson, Steward. Admission of Sarah Youngman to Hatchmere in acc. with will of her husband, John Youngman
Hatchmere 44 ac./ lands of John Craske called Long Tindall in E., road from Walsham to Wattisfield on W., Hatchmere lane to S., and way from ten. of John Mallows, then of Robt. Tricker called Squirrells Hall to lands of John Seaman and then Thomas Walne to N., which incl. is now divided into several parts viz:- Squirrells Hall field. 9a. 3r. 18p. Hatchmere 15a. 1r. 30p. First 6 acres 6a. 1r. 18p. Further Six Acres - 6a. 1r. 3p., Also all piece of land in Wattisfield cont. 2 ac. 18p. now or late part of an Inclosure of land called Strouds containing 5a. 35 p. bounded by land of sd. John Youngman, late of Thos. Cornell, before then of Jacob Preston to N., by procession way to S. other land of John Youngman late of Thos. Cornell and formerly of Jacob Preston to E. open agst. but doled out from residue of Inclosure to W., formerly estate of John Mallows then of Robt. Mayes, occ. John Youngman.

Manor of Wattisfield Hall with Gyffords.  TEM.173/30  16 Oct. 1854

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As for TEM 173/29, out property is close of land lying in Wattisfield between lands late of Thomas Mallows, then John Mallows on S. part and freehold lands late of John Spicer on N., and abutting upon Westway to west, and freehold of sd. John Spicer to E. 5 ac. 3r.

Copy of Crt. Roll  TEM.173/29  17 Oct. 1854

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Surrender by Sarah Youngman to lord of the Manor of Walsham of Hatchmere, at request and by the direction of Benjamin Youngman of Botesdale, Miller and William Bishop of same place Ironmonger, and with the consent of John Youngman of Winfarthing, Norfolk, farmer, James Youngman of Wattisfield, farmer, Philip Youngman, of Walsham le Willows, butcher, Frederick Youngman of Bacton, Miller, and George Youngman of B. St. E. grocer, as further security to mortgage for £700 secured on property, to use of Robert Fincham of Diss, Norfolk, gent., Henry Sugar, gent. of Hengrave.

Copy Crt. Roll  TEM.173/10  1 July 1737

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Wattisfield Hall with Gyffords, before John Prentice. Memo. of surrender on 27 Dec. 1736 by John Spicer Beart of 1 enclosure bet. lands formerly of John Hawes, now of Mayes, widow on S., freeholds lately of John Spicer Beart and now of Ed. Beacon, clerk, on N. & E., and Walsham Way on W. and adm. of Ed. Beacon to lands previously surrendered to his use, described as on previous slip.

Lease  TEM.173/6  6 Mar. 1767

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Edward Cannon of West Ham, Essex, to John Cornell of Wattisfield, farmer, Thomas Cornell of Wattisfield, farmer (son of John Cornell) for 9 years, copyhold for 1 year at a time, yearly rent £95. 11 messuages of Ed. Cannon sit. in Wattisfield John Cornell dwelt and had dwelt for many years with app. and all the land wh. John Cornell has held with it previously.
Signed Edward Cannon. Witnesses Jane Lillistone and Cha: Beart.

Copy of Crt. Roll  TEM.173/9  20 July 1767

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David Powell, Wattisfield Hall with Gyffords, before Thomas Wilson. Admission of Edward Cannon of Mile End, Middlesex to above mentioned land.
At same time surrendered to use of his last will.

Lease for a year  TEM.173/21  9 April 1778

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(1) Edward Cannon of Clements Inn, Middlesex, gentleman. (2) Joseph Maylin of the Minories in the City of London, bellowsmaker and Sarah his wife (3) James Carter of Bishopsgate Street without in the City of London, gentleman and Jehosaphat Postle of the City of Norwich, gentleman.
Farmhouse and cottages with lands, meadow and pasture, feeding grounds and hereditaments thereto belonging in Wellingham, Weasenham and Raynham St. Martin, Norfolk.
Farmhouse with lands, meadows, pastures, feeding grounds and hereditaments belonging in Elsing or, Torens, Norfolk, lately occupied by Henry Engleboro.
Messuage built by Edward Beacon, deceased.
Farmhouse, barns, stables, outhouses, edifices, buildings, yards, gardens, orchards, lands, meadows, pastures, feedings, tenements and hereditaments thereto belonging in Wattisfield.
Messuages in Catton, Sproston and Great Innham lately the estate of Edward Beacon deceased.
Signed and sealed: Edward Cannon, Joseph Maylin, Sarah Maylin.
Witnessed: John Maylin, 113 Minories, London: James Stone, clerk to Mr. Carter.

Final Concord  TEM.173/16  1778

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Bet. James Carter and Jehosophat Postle, plts. and Edward Cannon & Joseph Maylin and Sarah his wife Defcts of 2 mess., 4 cottages, 4 barns, 4 gardens, 120a. land, 20a. meadow, 2a. pasture, 5a. wood, 10a. furze and heath common of pasture for all cattle in Wellingham, Weasenham, Rainham St. Martin, Elsing, Gt. Durham, Calton and Sprowston in Norfolk and 2 mess., 2 cottages, 2 barns, 3 gardens, 50a. land, 20a. meadow, 20a. pasture, 5a. wood, 10a of furze and heath and common of pasture for all manner of cattle in Wattisfield and Walsham le Willows in Suffolk. Easter day in 15 days 18 Geo. III.

Deed of Partition  TEM.173/20  c1778

Contents:
Following on lease of 9 Apr. 1778, 1st part. Between Edward Cannon of Clements Inn, Middlesex, gent., and Joseph Maylin of the Minories in the City of London, Bellowsmaker, and Sarah his wife of the second part, and James Carter of Bishopgate St. without in the City of London, and Jehosaphat Postle of Norwich, gent. of third part. Edward Beacon (sic) late of Calbourne in the Isle of Wight died intestate October 1766, the sd. Edward apprehend himself to be heir at law of sd. Edmund entered upon lands both freehold and copyhold. Recital of articles of agreement dated 18th Aug. last part.

Lease for £90, p.a.  TEM.173/7  27 Mar. 1782

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By Edward Cannon of Clement's Inn, London, gent., and Thos. Cornell of Wattisfield, farmer, of same as in 6.
Signed Edward Cannon, Witnessed ? ? Grays Inn.

Letter of Attorney  TEM.173/18  4 Oct. 1783

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Letter of attorney from Sarah Maylin of the Minories, London, widow, appointing Jehosaphat Postle, gent. of Norwich and Robert Turrell, gent. of Norwich to be her legal attornies to attend the Court Baron of the Manors of Wattisfield Hall with Gyffords and Walsham in Suffolk, and Manor of Elsing in Norfolk.

Copy of will of Edward Cannon of St. Giles, Middlesex, gent.  TEM.173/17  9 Jan. 1785

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Real and personal estate to Edward Beacon Cannon on his attaining 21.

Copy of Court Roll  TEM.173/8  15 July 1790

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Of crt. of Baden Powell, Esq., held before his steward, John Sparke. Mention of surrender by Edward Cannon of all tenements in manor to use of his will. Admission of Edward Beacon Cannon, Islington, Middlesex at Mr. Tills boarding school in accordance with will of E.C., (through attorney James Gooch) to 1 close of land and pasture in Wattisfield bet. lands formerly of Thomas Mallows, then John Mallows on S., free lands formerly of John Spicer on N. abutting upon West Way to W., and free lands of John Spicer to E., cont. 5a. 3r.
Giffords

PINCH WINES BOTTOM  [no ref. or date]

Probate Copy of the will of Elizabeth Goodwin late of Bury and then of Wattisfield  TEM.173/47  c1789

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Bequest of 3 enclosures of land known as Pinch Wines Bottom in Wattisfield, in occ. of James Seaman to her nephew John Collins. Various bequests of personal estate. (21 Dec. 1784)
Probate granted 20 Apr. 1789
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Lease and Release  TEM.173/57  3 Nov. 1790

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By John Collins the younger, watchmaker, of Wattisfield (devisee in fee named in the will of Elizabeth Goodwin) and Elizabeth his wife, to Henry Nunn of Walsham le Willows, farmer, and Rev. John Heigham of Walsham of Pinchwynes Bottom, with covenants to levy a fine. 1 & 2 Oct. 1790.
Enclosed are 2 copies of subsequent fine.

Mortgage  TEM.173/56  11 Oct. 1790

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Mortgage for £300 between Henry Nunn, farmer, and Rev. John Heigham, both of Walsham le Willows, and Robert Stanners, gent. of Euston, of 3 enclosures known as Pinchwynes Bottom in Wattisfield proviso of redemption on repayment on 11th October 1791.

Extract  TEM.173/50  1 Apr. 1793

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Extract from Registry of Commissary of the Archdeaconary of Sudbury of granting of administration of estate of Henry Nunn to his father, Thomas Nunn, Mary Nunn his widow having refused to accept the duties of administration.

Lease and Release  TEM.173/49  3 & 4 Oct. 1793

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Thomas Nunn the younger formerly of Metfield, farmer, and since of Birmingham, inholder, brother and heir at law of Henry Nunn, late of Walsham le Willows, and Thomas Nunn the elder of Walsham le Willows (father of Thos. and Henry) 3 inclosures known as Pinchnoynes Bottom in Wattisfield between land formerly of John Shreve and afterwards of William Canham on W., lands formerly of John Parker and William Craske called Botesdale and afterwards of Thomas Craske on E., abuts land formerly of John Shreeve and afterwards of Thomas Mallows in part and partly of lands formerly of John Parker then Thomas Mallows to N., and on Hatchmere Way to S.

Copy of lease for 1 year by Mrs. Eliz. Seely to Mr. Garnham and Mr. Flodman of prop. detailed in her marriage settlement.  TEM.173/26  14 Ap. 1762

Copy of Marriage Settlement  TEM.173/25  15 Aug. 1775

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Elizabeth Seely, Bury St. Edmunds, Widow, Nathaniel Goodwing, Bury St. Edmunds, Gardener; Thomas Garnham of Little Livermore and Daniel Flodman of Euston on marriage of E. Seely and N. Goodwing in consideration of £150 paid to E.S. by N.C. and with his consent has conveyed to Thomas Garnham and Daniel Flodman mess. and app. in Bury St. Edmunds in Long Brackland between messuage formerly of John Harrington, then of William Harrington and now of John Harrington, woolcomber on S., one head abutting sd. st. to East another St. Andrews St. to W. formerly the property of John Seely, butcher, decd. Also 3 mess. in Long Brackland abutting that St. to E., St. Andrews St. to W. one head, one head abutting aforesd abultalled Mess. were formerly estate of Eliz. Sayer and were devised to her by Eliz. Seaman decd., and are now occ. by James Seaman, and were purchased by late William Seely from Mrs. Frances Penny and Mrs. Mary Mannon, 2 July 1757 to uses declared therein. (15 April 1762)

Discharge for a legacy paid to Mr. John Hawes by Mr. John Collins under will of Elizabeth Goodwin.  TEM.173/55  30 Sept. 1790

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Discharge for legacy paid by John Collins to Mr. John Collins and Rebecca his wife under the will of Elizabeth Goodwin.  TEM.173/54  30 Sept. 1790

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Discharge of legacy paid to Elizabeth Leathes by John Collins in accordance with the terms of the will of Elizabeth Goodwin  TEM.173/53  30 Sept. 1790

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Release of Legacy left to Elizabeth Pritty by Elizabeth Goodwin.  TEM.173/52  1 Oct. 1790

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Release of Legacy of £50 left to Ann Coe by Elizabeth Goodwin.  TEM.173/51  1 Oct. 1790

Probate Copy of Will of Thomas Nunn of Landpitts, Walsham le Willows, yeoman.  TEM.173/48  31 May 1797

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Real estate in Walsham to be sold: bequests of personalty. Probate granted 31 Jan. 1798.
Tag for seal wh. is missing.

Assignment  TEM.173/58  27 Dec. 1799; 6 Mar. 1799

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Of Remainder of term of 1000 years by (1) Robert Stannard of Euston, gent. (2) Zachariah Crabb of Wattisfield gent. (devise in trust appointed by the will Thomas Nunn, late of Walsham) and (3) William Rankin of Bocking, Essex, gent. Recital of Mortgage of 11 Oct. 1790: no repayment made. Recital of Lease and Release 3 & 4 Oct. 1793 and other instruments.
Enclosed within above is receipt by Robert Stannard for £90, being interest due to him on £900, paid to him by Zachariah Scott, sole excutors of Thos. Nunn.

Authority from William Cuthbert for Sarah Tudor and William Tricker to enter satisfaction.  TEM.173/40  24 Sept. 1808

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Copy of letter from War Office certifying death of John Tricker of Corps of Royal Artillery Drivers in the Peninsula, 15 Oct. 1813.  TEM.173/35  5 Dec. 1814

Copy of certificate of baptism of Robert, son of Robert and Elizabeth Tricker on 20 June 1803, and his burial on 20 May 1805.  TEM.173/37  21 Sept. 1824

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Copy of certificate of baptism of Thomas, son of Robert and Elizabeth Tricker on  TEM.173/38  9 Aug. 1804

Copy of Certificate of marriage of Thomas Tricker with Elizabeth Simpson on 27 Dec. 1811  TEM.173/36  16 Apr. 1836

Copy of certificate of baptism of Elizabeth, the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Tricker. (15 Mar. 1814)  TEM.173/34  16 April 1836

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Attested copy of will of Thomas Cornell  TEM.173/27  10 Feb. 1831

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Devised to wife Ann Cornell all mess. etc. in Westhorpe then in occ. of his son John Cornell for her life if she rem. unmarried, son John to occ. at yearly rent of £40., after d. of Ann C. trustees Rev. Wm. Hepworth and Joseph Cornell to sell. All freeholds in Bacton, Wattisfield, Walsham le Willows or elsewhere to his trustees to be sold, also to dispose of all copyhold and leaseholds in Bacton, Wattisfield, Walsham le Willow: various bequests of pers. property. (20 Jan. 1819).

Copy of Cr. Roll  TEM.173/11  7 Jan. 1797

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Manor of Walsham before John Sparke. Surrender by Thomas Cornell of Wattisfield, farmer, of all his copyhold lands, to use of Robert Jennings of Lakenham, farmer, on condn. that if T.C. pay sums mentioned in Indre. of Mortgage dated 12 Oct. then last, bet. T.C. & Ezekiel Sparke, gent. of B. St. E., his trustee, and Robert Jennings on other, surrender to be vold.

Authority for surrender  TEM.173/24  26 Jan. 1831

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Of certain hereditaments in the Manor of Walsham granted by Judith Jennings of Pakenham, widow, Robert Jennings of Bacton, farmer, and Charles Jennings of E. St. E., linen draper (executors of will of Robt. Jenning, farmer of Pakenham, decd. to the Steward of said crt.

Bundle of affidavits and certified copies of certificates in proof of the pedigree of various members of the Nunn family.  TEM.173/23  Undated

Property Insurance  TEM.173/13  4 Feb. 1831

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Proposals of Suffolk and General Country Amicable Insurance Office.  TEM.173/13/(a)  Undated

Insurance policy for £200 on Farmhouse in Wattisfield and barn and stables adjoining at premium of 8 s. for 83132  TEM.173/13/(b)  Undated

Schedule of deeds and documents handed over by R. Smith to M.R. Martineau, Esq.  TEM.173/1  1894

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Squirrells Hall  [no ref. or date]

Manor of Walsham  TEM.173/46  1 Mar. 1836

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Authority to enter satisfaction on a conditional surrender passed by Thomas Tricker to Mrs. Sarah Tricker and Mr. William Tricker.

Lease and Release  TEM.173/45  5 & 6 April 1836

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Contents:
Elizabeth Tricker of Mellis, spinster, and John Youngman of Walsham le Willows, farmer, of messuage called Squirrell's Hall with piece of freehold adjoining it, now part of the inclosure called Strouds, bounded by land of John Youngman late of Thomas Cornell to N., Procession Way to S., open agst. inclosure to E., and abutting the highway from Walsham to Wattisfield to W. Plan on second skin of release.

Lease and Release  TEM.173/44  3 & 4 Dec. 1838

2 skins each

Parchment

Contents:
Rebecca Martin Lloyd of Lancing, Sussex, spinster, William Darby of Walsham le Willows, baker and miller, and William Cuthbert of Mendlesham, Sussex, surgeon, AND John Youngman of Walsham le Willows, butcher of (1) from (Rebecca M. Lloyd) strip of land cont. 31 p. (part of Squirrells Hall Piece, to be fenced off from enclosure wh. it abuts to W. and next to highway from Walsham to Wattisfield to E., ending in point to N., and abutting next property to S. (2) from others of 1st. part) piece of land belonging to William Darby in Walsham le Willows and Wattisfield inc. pond cont. 5½p bet. incl. of arable land belonging to W.D. called Squirrell's Hall Pightle to W., highway from Walsham to Wattisfield on E., abutting land descr. above to N., and ending in a point to S.,
Plan on Release.

Receipted bills for solicitor's charges  TEM.173/3  28 Nov. 1894

3 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) To Mr. Robert Smith on purchasing "Squirrells Hall".
(2) To Mr. Robert Smith on selling Squirrells Hall to R.M. Martineau, Esq.
(3) To M.R. Martineau on purchase of Squirrels Hall. (Fred Fowell).

Fire insurance policy for property in Walsham le Willows and Wattisfield: Squirrells Hall and premises.  TEM.173/2  21 Jan. 1895

Contents:
(Mentioned buildings).

SHREEVES.  [no ref. or date]

Lease and Release  TEM.173/19  10 & 11 Oct. 1796

3 sheets

Parch.

Contents:
For £2,500 by Edward Beacon otherwise Cannon of Inner Temple, London, to Thomas Cornell of Wattisfield, farmer, and Ezekiel Sparke of B. St. E. gent. his trustee of messuage known as Shrees (?) and 9 Inclosures of land adjoining sd. messuage cont. 56 ac. in Wattisfield bet. Walsham Lane and Lands formerly of Edward Mallows since of Hawes and now of John Mallows on W., and land formerly of John Segman afterwards of Michael Foster, gent., and now of Richard Beaumont on E., abutting Common Way in part and lands formerly of Robert Mayes and now of Robert Tricker called Stronds to S., and upon highway leading from Bayndall Green to Hall Green to N. Also several inclosures formerly one piece known as Long Tendall cont. 12 ac. in W. bet. land formerly of Edward Lock, since of John Lock and now of sd. Edward Beacon or the Procession Way on W., lands formerly of John Grocer afterwards of Thomas Mallows and now of Thomas Walue on E., abutting Common Way to N., and upon another way towards S. Also messuage of Ed. Beacon in Wattisfield wh. are now in possession Thomas Cornell. Also Hatchmere (as descr. elsewhere).

Mortgage for £2,000  TEM.173/22  12 Oct. 1796

Contents:
Between Thomas Cornell of Wattisfield, farmer, Ezekiel Sparke of B. St. E. gent. (trustee nominated by Thos. Cornell on purchase of lands hereafter mentioned, a Robert Jannings of Pakenham, farmer, of other part, secured on "Shreeves", land etc. adjoining it [...] o 56 ac. in Wattisfield as descr. in 19 for 1,000 years for peppercorn rent at Michael mas, proviso for redemption on payment of £2,000 April 1797, for farther security T.C. promises to be admitted tenant of Hatchmere at next Crt. Baron of Manors of Wattisfield Hall and Giffords in Wattisfield, and stand seized thereof to use of Robert Jannings.

(a) Lease and Release  TEM.173/33  28 Jan. 1831

3 skins in all

Contents:
Rev. William Hepworth of Botesdale and Joseph Cornell late of Wyverstone but now of Wattisfield, (trustees of last will and testament of Thomas Cornell) and John Youngman of Walsham le Willows. Freehold farmhouse and land called Shreeves cont. 67a 3r 14p for many years occ. by Thomas Cornell.
Plan on 2nd skin of release.

Assignment  TEM.173/60  29 Jan. 1831

2 skins

Parchment

Contents:
(1) Judith Jannings of Pakenham, widow, Robert Jannings of Barton, farmer, and Charles Jannings of Bury, linen draper, Executors of will of Robert Jannings, farmer, late of Pakenham (2) Rev. William Hepworth of Botesdale and Joseph Cornell late of Wyvestone but now of Wattisfield, farmer (trustees of will of Thomas Cornell) (3) John Youngman of Walsham le Willows, butcher, (4) Samuel Golding of Walsham le Willows, gent., Recital of Indenture of 12 Oct. 1796 etc. Lease and Release of same date as 'pres' document etc., of remainder of term of 1,000 years on "Shreeves".

STROUDS  [no ref. or date]

Surrender Manor of Walsham.  TEM.173/39  15 April 1836

Each 1 sheet

Paper

Contents:
Elizabeth Tricker of Mellis, spinster, in consid. of £40 to her paid by John Youngman of Walsham le Willows, butcher, farmer: piece of land containing 2a 18 p (now parcel of an Inclosure called Strouds, to sd. John Youngman (2 copies).

Surrender (Manor of Walsham)  TEM.173/32  20 May 1836

Contents:
By Elizabeth Tricker of Mellis, spinster, of piece of land in Wattisfield cont. 2a 18 p, parcel of Strouds (wh. cont. in all 5a 35 p) bounded by land of John Youngman late of Thomas Cornell, formerly of Jacob Preston to N., by Procession Way to S., by lands of John Youngman, late Thomas Cornell, late of Jacob Preston to E., open agst. but doled out from residue of sd. inclosure to W., formerly estate of John Mallows, afterwards of Robert Mayes and now in occ. of John Youngman to use of John Youngman.

Abstract of Title of Miss Elizabeth Tricker of messuage lands and premises in Walsham le Willows formerly Mayes's (Strouds) (1780-1830).  TEM.173/41  1836

Abstract of Title of Miss Elizabeth Tricker to copyhold lands in Walsham le Willows and Wattisfield formerly Mayes's (Strouds) (1784-1816).  TEM.173/42  Undated

7 sheets

Paper

Additional Abstract of the title of Miss Elizabeth Tricker to an estate part freehold and part copyhold in Walsham le Willows and Wattisfield, formerly Mayes's (Strouds) (1802-1836)  TEM.173/43  1836

Assignment  TEM.173/59  7 April 1836

3 skins

Parchment

Contents:
(1) Rev. Arthur Rogers of Walsham le Willows, John Elliott of Walsham, farmer, Henry Fulcher of Diss, Norfolk, farmer (2) Mary Nunns of Gislingham, spinster (3) William Cuthbert of Mendlesham, surgeon (4) Elizabeth Tricker of Mellis, spinster, only child and heiress of Thomas Tricker late of Walsham, butcher (5) John Youngman of Walsham, butcher and farmer (6) Samuel Golding, gent. of Walsham (7) William Darby of Walsham le Willow. Recital of Indre. of 10 Oct. 1780, another of 26 Nov. 1783, etc., of Strouds to Samuel Golding upon various trusts.

SHREEVES; SQUIRRELLS HALL; HATCHMERE  [no ref. or date]

Conveyance  TEM.173/125  1 Mar. 1879

5 skins

Parchment

Contents:
(1) Henry Lugar, late of Hengrave and now of Ingham, gent. (2) William Bishop of Diss, Norfolk, Ironmonger (3) John Youngman of Winfarthing, Norfolk, farmer (4) the sd. John Youngman and James Youngman formerly of Wattisfield but now of Charsfield, farmer; Philip Youngman of Walsham le Willows, farmer; George Youngman late of Eynsford but now of Maidstone, Kent, merchant; William Morley Youngman of Wattisfield, farmer; and Thomas Russell of Stone, Kent, farmer, and Sarah Anne, his wife (5) Mary Ann Youngman of Ipswich, widow (6) the sd. William Morley Youngman.
In consideration of £1,800 paid by W.M. Youngman to Henry Lugar at request of William Bishop and with consent of persons of 4th and 5th parts; of £2986 paid by W.M. Youngman to Wm. Bishop.
Farmhouse called Shreeves with houses, outhouses, yards, gardens, orchards, pieces of arable, meadow and pasture land in Wattisfield comprising 67a 3r 14p, formerly in the occupation of Robert Cornell:- farmhouse, buildings, yards, gardens and orchards (2a, 2r, 3p); the Croft (6a 0r 13p); the Phightle (3r. 18p); Dobbs Park (5a 3r 18p); Second meadow (6a 1r 12p); Walsham Close (7a & 6p); Dick's Plough (5a 2r 34p); Third meadow (3a 1r 38 p); Broad Oaks (3a 2r 28p); Lodge meadow (3a 3r 33p); Pond meadow (4a 1r 27 p); Four acres (4a 1r 39p); Fendall Field (4a and 23p); Three acres (3a 1r 5p); and Copyhold piece 6a and 2 p, except such parts as are copyholds of manor of Wattisfield with Gyffords and Halymote on the part of Gyffords. All of this land was lately occupied by William Hepworth and Joseph Cornell.
Also messuage called Squirrells Hall with land adjoining it in Wattisfield comprising 3a and 17 p (now part of an enclosure called Strouds), abutting on the land of John Youngman, late of Thomas Cornell to N; by a lane known as the Procession Way to S; open against but doled out from ed. enclosure to E; abutting on road from Walsham le Willows to Wattisfield towards W. This was formerly the estate of John Mallows, afterwards of Robert Mayes, and was occupied by John Youngman, and is now occupied by W.M. Youngman. Conveyed to John Youngman by an Indenture of 6 April 1836 between (1) Elizabeth Tricker (2) John Youngman (3) Thomas Richer.
Also strip of land containing 31 perches (part of an enclosure called Squirrells Hall Piece) in Wattisfield which belonged to Rebecca Martin Lloyd. Fenced off from residue of enclosure upon which it abuts to W; against abutting on land next described to S.
Also strip of land formerly belonging to William Darby in Walsham le Willow and Wattisfield including the pond, containing 5½ p. between Inclosure of arable land formerly belonging to William Darby called Squirrells Hall Pightle to W.; road from Walsham to Wattisfield to E., north head abutting on piece of land last described and ending in a point to south. Conveyed to John Youngman by an Indenture of 4 Dec. 1838 between (1) Rebecca Martin Lloyd (2) William Darby (3) John Youngman (4) Thomas Richer.
Also close of land and pasture in Wattisfield between lands late of Thomas Mallows, then of John Mallows on S; freeholds of John Spicer on N., abutting on Westway to W., and freelands of John Spicer to E.
Also enclosure called Hatchmere containing 44 ac. between lands formerly of John Craske called Long Tindall on E; road from Walsham to Wattisfield on W; abutting on a way called Hatchmere Lane to S; and on way leading from tenement late of John Mallows and then of Robert Tricker called Squirrells Hall to lands formerly of John Seaman and since of Thomas Walne to N. Land is held as copyhold of the manor of Walsham. It contains 36a and 9p and divided into parcels, viz:- Squirrels Hall Field (9a 3r 38 p); Hatchmere (13a 1r 30p); First Six Acres (6a 1r 18p); Further Six Acres (6a 1r 3p). John Youngman, was admitted tenant on 20 May 1831 on surrender of Thomas Cornell.
Also a piece of land in Wattisfield containing 2a 18 p (part of an inclosure called Strouds containing in all 5a 35 p). Bounded by land late of John Youngman, late of Thomas Cornell and then of Jacob Preston to N; by Procession Way to S; by other land late of John Youngman, late of Thomas Cornell and then of Jacob Preston to E; and open against but doled out from residue of the enclosure to W. Land formerly the estate of John Mallows and afterwards of Robert Mayes, and was formerly occupied by John Youngman and now by William Morley Youngman.
Recites:-
(1) Mortgage of 31 Jan. 1831 between (1) John Youngman of Walsham le Willows, butcher (2) John Wardale King of Walsham, gent. (3) John Sparham Cooke, of Burgate, gent. (4) Samuel Golding of Walsham, gent.
All property mentioned in 1st Schedule demised to John Sparham Cooke for 1000 years, subject to a proviso of redemption on payment of £1800 and interest by John Youngman.
Will of John Youngman, made 12 Mar. 1849. Appointed his wife Sarah Youngman and his brother Benjamin Youngman and William Bishop executors. Devised real estate to his wife for her life or so long as she should remain a widow, then to Benjamin Youngman and William Bishop on trust for sale, to be added to personal estate and divided among the testators children.
Codicil to will of John Youngman made 30 March 1849 empowered his executors with consent of his executrix to sell any part of his real estate and to advance to any of his children the legacies due to them.
Will and Codicil proved 2 May 1878.
Will of John Sparham Cooke made 6 Oct. 1851, proved in P.C.C. 5 June 1852 appointed Robert Fincham of Diss, Norfolk, gentleman, Henry Lugar and Edward Sheldrake of Ixworth Thorpe, gentleman, executors.
Mortgage of 16 Oct. 1854 (1) Sarah Youngman, Benjamin Youngman and William Bishop (2) John Youngman, James Youngman, Philip Youngman and Frederick Youngman of Bacton, and George Youngman (3) Robert Fincham, Henry Lugar, Edward Sheldrake.
Property mentioned in 1st part of 1st Schedule. Memorandum of surrender of copyhold in the Manors of Wattisfield Hall and Gyffords in Wattisfield by Sarah Youngman.
Memorandum of Surrender of copyhold in Manor of Walsham.
Mortgage of 7 Sept. 1859 (1) Sarah Youngman, Benjamin Youngman and Walter Bishop (2) William Morley Youngman and Sarah Ann Russell (3) John Youngman, James Youngman, Philip Youngman, Frederick Youngman, George Youngman, William Morley Youngman and Sarah Ann Russell (4) Robert Fincham, Henry Lugar and Edward Sheldrake.
Property as in previously recited mortgage.
By Inclosure Award of 3 May 1853 Sarah Youngman allotted two parcels of lands numbered 457 and 458 on the plan annexed to the Award.
Deed of Enfranchisement of 16 May 1867 (1) Henry Youngman of Wattisfield Hall, gentleman, Lord of the Manors of Wattisfield Hall with Gyffords in Wattisfield and Halymote (2) Sarah Youngman, enfranchised copyholds hereinbefore described.
Mortgage of 31 Jan. 1870 (1) Sarah Youngman and William Bishop (2) William Morley Youngman, Thomas Russell, Sarah Ann his wife (3) John Youngman, James Youngman, Philip Youngman, Frederick Youngman, George Youngman, William Morley Youngman, Thomas Russell and Sarah Ann his wife (4) Henry Lugar and Edward Sheldrake.
Property described in Indentures of 16 Oct. 1854 and 7 Sept. 1859 and property described in 2nd part of 1st Schedule.
Death of Robert Fincham in 1866 and of Edward Sheldrake on 18 May 1873.
Death of Frederick Youngman on 13 Nov. 1863, having made his will on 12 Nov. 1863 appointing his wife Mary Ann Youngman sole executrix.
Death of Sarah Youngman on 13 July 1877 intestate.
Agreement for sale (1) William Bishop (2) William Morely Youngman.
Note that £1,800 only was owing to Edward Lugar on the aforementioned mortgages.
Signed and sealed by the parties.
Witnessed, J. Sparke; Henry Palmer; James Winfarthing; Horace Bean, Maidstone, Merchant; James Puday Youngman, Charsfield, Farmer; James Sparke, solicitor, Bury St. Edmunds.
PLAN

Admission of William Morley Youngman.  TEM.173/126  3 Mar. 1879

sheet Paper

1

Contents:
(Under the terms of the Bargain & Sale of 1 Mar. 1878 which are recited) to Hatchmere: as described in Bargain and Sale of 1 Mar. 1878.
Strouds: as described in Bargain and Sale of 1 Mar. 1878.

Deed of Enfranchisement  TEM.173/127  4 March 1879

2 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) James David Powell, Esq. (2) William Morley Youngman. Hatchmere and Strouds as described in [...] preceeding deeds.

Mortgage  TEM.173/128  10 Mar. 1892

5 skins

Parchment

Contents:
(1) William Morley Youngman of Wattisfield, farmer (2) Henry Lugar of Ingham, gentleman.
Estate conveyed by Bargain and Sale of 1 March 1879 and 17a 2r 3p exchanged by Isaac [...] Fis e, comprising pieces as set out in the schedule. Signed and sealed William Morley Youngman. 5 Mar. 1879.
Endorsement. Conveyance (1) William Harvey of Timworth, farmer and Arthur Stutter of Bury St. Edmunds, gent. (2) William Morley Youngman (3) Harry Carss Newson of 57 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, Land and Estate Agent and Ernest Edward Leech of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
Property as in foregoing deed. Assigned by William Harvey and Arthur Stutter as personal representatives of Henry Lugar, deceased to Henry Carss Newson and Ernest Edward Leech.
Signed and sealed William Harvey, Arthur Stutter and Wm. Morley Youngman. Witnessed Charles I. G. Sparke, solt. Bury, and John Waite, solicitor's clerk, Bury

Appointment of new trustees under the will and codicil of John Sparham Cooke, Esq.  TEM.173/129  9 Dec. 1891

5 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) William Harvey of Timworth, farmer and Arthur Stutter of Bury St. Edmunds, gent. (2) Harry Carso Newson of 57 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, Land and Estate Agent and Ernest Edward Leech of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, solicitor.

Conveyance  TEM.173/130  31 Jan 1894

2 skins

Parchment

Contents:
(1) William Morley Youngman of Walsham le Willows, farmer. (2) Harry Carso Newson, 57 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Middlesex, Esquire. Property described in Mortgage of 5 Mar. 1879
Signed and sealed Wm. Morley Youngman. Witnessed Robert Nunn, Walsham le Willows.

Particulars of Sale of Squirrells Hall, Walsham le Willows and of the Green Farm, Hargrave. Endorsement  TEM.173/131  11 July 1894

3 sheets

Paper

Contents:
PLAN of Green Farm, Hargrave: plan of Squirrell's Hall missing.
Memorandum that Robert Smith of Elmswell, dealer, was declared purchaser of Lot 1 (Squirrells Hall) and had paid deposit of £165.
11 July 1894

Abstract of Title  TEM.173/132  July 1894

37 sheets

Paper

Contents:
Abstract of Title of Harry Carss Newson, Esq., and Charles Oliver, Esq., to an estate at Wattisfield and Walsham le Willows.
Recites deeds calendared above (1 Mar. 1879-1 Feb. 1894).
PLAN

Conveyance  TEM.173/133  9 Oct. 1894

2 skins

Parchment

Contents:
(1) Harry Carss Newson, 57 Lincoln Inn Fields, London, Estate Agent and Charles Oliver of Bury St. Edmunds, Esquire. (2) Robert Smith of Elmswell, Dealer.
Squirrells Hall. (PLAN).
Recites. Indenture of 5 Mar. 1879.
Indenture of 9 Dec. 1891.
Indenture of 10 Mar. 1892.
Indenture dated 31 Jan. 1894.
Indenture of 1 Feb. 1894.
All are calendared above.
Signed and sealed H.C. Newson and Charles Oliver.

Abstract of Title of Mr. Robert Smith to Squirrells Hall.  TEM.173/134  1894

7 sheets

Paper

Contents:
Sets out the substance of the previous document.

Conveyance  TEM.173/135  28 Nov. 1894

1 skin

Parchment

Contents:
(1) Robert Smith, late of Elmswell and then of Wetherton, horse dealer. (2) Maurice Richard Martineau of Heckfield, Winchfield, Hampshire, gent.
Squirrells Hall.
Recites previous document.
Signed and sealed R. Smith.
PLAN

Certificate of the Contract for the Redemption of Land-Tax.  TEM.173/136  12 Sept. 1895

2 sheets

Paper

Contents:
Maurice Richard Martineau. £9-15-3. on Squirrell's Hall.
Signed and sealed F.L. Robinson, Esq. C.B. Edmond H. Wodehouse, Esq. PLAN

Merger of Tithe Rentcharge upon lands belonging to Maurice Richard Martineau with the freehold.  TEM.173/137  10 Jan. 1929

1 sheet

Paper

Contents:
Signed and sealed M.R. Martineau.
Witnessed Wilfrid Nunn of Walsham le Willows, Builder.

Potash farm Stanton  TEM.173/251/1-47  [n.d.]

Contents:
Potash Farm, Stanton [original bundle].

Final concord  TEM.173/251/1  1564

Contents:
Michaelmas term, 1564.
Jn. Long, pl. Jn. Hawes and w. Joan, des., of 46a. of pasture in Stanton (with counterpart) [endorsed in pencil, 19th cent. 'Snewes'].

Grant of a close of land etc.  TEM.173/251/2  14 February 1614

Contents:
Jn. Smyth, gent., of Roudham [Roughdam] co. Norfolk, to Jn. Smyth, yeoman, of Culford.
Grant of a close of land and pasture, 40a., lately of Jn. Longe, with houses and buildings lately erected thereon, and divided into several pieces, in Stanton between the way called Sneves Waye E. and land of Edward, Rowe W., abutting S. on the procession way between Walsham and Stanton, and N. on land of divers men. Clause of warranty.

Grant of a messuage etc  TEM.173/251/3  20 October 1618

Contents:
Thos. Seaman, yeoman, of Walsham le Willows, Edward and John Seaman, Sons of the said Thos., to Jn. Seaman, jun., yeoman, of Wattisfield and Stephen Vyncent, yeoman, of Walsham le Willows.
Grant of a messuage in Stanton called Warrenshawe alias Wrenshawe, where Thos. Seaman, son of the said Thos. Seaman, lives, with all lands, etc., thereto belonging, in trust for the use of Thos. Seaman, sen., for life; after the decease of Thos., sen., the said messuage and a close of pasture in Stanton (27a.) parcel of the premises 'heretofore' in three several shiftes and now lying open and undivided between the ground of Jn. Jolley and the said messuage and grounds of Edward and Jn. Seaman, W., and Furlongishane and the close and grove late of the said Stephen Vyncent E., abutting N. on land late of Jn. Futtar and on land of Jn. Watson, clerk, and S. on Colmas Way alias Precession Way; (a new barn near the said messuage on the other side of the hedge excepted) to Edward Seaman, and the barn with the residue of the freehold premises to Jn. Seaman (brother of Edward) viz. lands lying between the lane leading from Stanton to Walsham, W. and the said ground called Warrenshawe E., abutting N. on ground of Jn. Jolley and S. on Colmer Way.

Quitclaim  TEM.173/251/4  22 October 1618

Contents:
Edward Seaman, yeoman, of Walsham le Willows to Thos. Seaman, sen. Quitclaim of the close called Warrenshaw alias Wrenshawe, with a newly built barn, in Stanton, as TEM.173/251/3

Enfeoffment  TEM.173/251/5a  9 September 1620

Contents:
(i) Jn. Seaman, singleman, of Walsham to (ii) Thos. Seaman, yeoman, of Walsham and Geo. Warde, son of Jn. Warde.
Enfeoffment of trustees of a marriage settlement, in trust for the messuage of (i) and Anne Warde, dau. of Jn. Warde, clerk, of Livermere, of a close (23a) as TEM.173/251/4
b. counterpart.

Quitclaim  TEM.173/251/6  1 April 1623

Contents:
Jn. Smythe, gent., of Gt. Livermere to (ii) Jn. Smythe, yeoman, of Culford.
Quitclaim, for £430, of a close of pasture now divided' with the houses built thereon [abuttals as TEM.173/251/2] and three pieces of meadow and pasture (6a.) all in Nether Stanton, formerly of Jn. Longe, of Gt. Livermere.

Conveyance (bargain and sale)  TEM.173/251/7  28 September 1635

Contents:
(i) Jn. Seaman, yeoman, of Walsham, and w. Ann (ii) Henry Rewse, gent., of Fakenham.
Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £240, of a close of pasture (23a) called Warrenshawe alias Wrenshawe, near the messuage of Edw.
Seaman called Warrenshawe alias Wrenshawe [abuttals as lastly in TEM.173/251/3].
Covenant to provide for further assurance of the conveyance
(b) 28 September 1635.
Bond by Jn. Seaman, for performance of covenants.
(c) Michaelmas term 1635. Final concord on (a) with counterpart.

Grant of a close  TEM.173/251/8  30 September 1637

Contents:
(i) Jn. Smyth, yeoman, of Fornham St. Martin.
(ii) Wm. Rose, M.A., of Langham, co. Suffolk. Grant of a close, as TEM.173/251/2, and three pieces of meadow near Hatch bushe, one (3a) lying between a close formerly of Thos. Ellis, E. and land formerly of Hen. Auger W., abutting S. on a close of Stephen Hawis, the second (1½a) between land formerly of the said Hen. Auger E. and land lately of Hen. Scott, formerly of Jn. Walter, W., abutting S. on a close of the said Stephen Hawis and N. on the way called Hatch bushe waye; the third (1a) between the said way, E., and the last piece, E., abutting on the said way N. and on the close lately of the said Stephen Hawes S., which (i) land of the feoffment of Jn. Smyth, formerly of Thelnetham, by a charter of 3 April 1621;
To hold of the chief lords, paying penny annually for all services.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/9  7 December 1640

Contents:
(a) 7 December 1640
Hen. Rewse, gent. of Gt. Fakenham to Wm. Frith, bricklayer, of Gt. Livermere.
Conveyance, for £120 paid and £150 hereafter to be paid, of a close of pasture (as TEM.173/251/7).
(b) 7 December 1640.
Bond for performance of covenants.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/10  21 April 1651

Contents:
(a) 21 April 1651
Wm. Frith to Jn. Jolley, yeoman, of Langham, w. Suffolk. Conveyance, for £250, of land as 251/7.
(b) 21 April 1651.

Marriage Settlement  TEM.173/251/11  8 July 1654

Contents:
(i) Wm. Rose, clerk, of Shottisham ? [Shatterham], Suffolk, and w. Mary (ii) Anthony Dowse and Rich. Norwich, citizens and haberdashers of London.
Marriage settlement (post nuptial).
Messuage, barns, etc. and three closes 'heretofore being' one greate close' (40a) in occ. of Jn. Scott, in Stanton.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/12  30 March 1659

Contents:
(a)
(i) Wm. Rose, clerk, of Timworth, w. Suffolk, and w. Mary.
(ii) Hen. Long, clerk, of Barrow, co. Suffolk.
Conveyance (feoffment) for £520, of a messuage, late of Jn. Smith, decd., and a close of pasture (40a) as TEM.173/251/11 and a close of meadow (6a), heretofore three closes, at Hatch bush between lands of Thos. Gooche called Rushpath E., and Longrow Lane W., abutting S. on the lands of Clarke, clerk, and N. on Longrow Lane and on the lands of the said Thos. Gooche, all now in occ. of Phillip Joanes, all which (i) purchased, as in TEM.173/251/8.
Covenant to levy a fine.
(b) Easter term, 1659.
Final concord on the lands as in 251/12 (a).
(c) Bond for performance of covenants, Hen. Long to Wm. Rose.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/13  17 September 1663

Contents:
(a)
(i) Jn. Jolly, gent. of Langham. (ii) Hen. Longe, clerk, of Barrow.
Conveyance, for £200, of land as TEM.173/251/7.
Covenant by (i) and w. Sara, for better assurance of the said land to (ii).
(b) 17 September 1663.
Feoffment (as TEM.173/251/13 (a).

Marriage settlement (post-nuptial)  TEM.173/251/14  20 April 1664

Contents:
(i) Hen. Long, clerk, of Barrow, and w. Mary (ii) Robert Long, esq., of Reymerston and Jn. Quarles, D.D. of Sculthorpe.
Messuages and lands as TEM.173/251/12; messuage and lands in Stanton, purchased by Hen. Long from Clement Higham, esq. of Barrow, by an indenture of 19 August 1657, now in occ. of Jn. Dawson; cottage and barn in Stanton, late purchased by Hen. Long of the said Clement Higham, and also in occ. of Jn. Dawson; two closes of meadow and pasture (23a) as TEM.173/251/13, now in occ. of Jn. Jolly; close (23a.) in Stanton, purchased of Rich. Clarke, by indenture of 4 July 1660, now in occ. of Philip Jones; messuage and lands in Stanton, sometime of Jasper Despotine, doctor in physic, and after his decease of Anne Despotine, his dau. and late of the said Clement Higham, now in occ. of Jas. Cutmere; farm in Hingham and Little Ellingham, co. Norfolk, in occ. of Wm. Fison. Hen. Long covenants to be admitted to lands, copyhold of the manor of Wicken in Suffolk, late surrendered to his use by Rich. Clarke, and to surrender them to the use of himself and w. Mary and their heirs.

Extract from the will of Thos. Young, gent., of Barningham, dated 16 July 1687  TEM.173/251/15  c.1687

Contents:
Devising to his son, John, messuage and lands in Hepworth called Barkers house, late in occ. of Leonard Cocksedge, and 4a. purchased of Rich. Keeble, with lands in Stanton).

Mortgage  TEM.173/251/16  15 January 1690

Contents:
(i) Mary Longe, wid., of Wells next the Sea, co. Norfolk.
(ii) Jn. Longe, clerk, of Mattishall, co. Norfolk.
Mortgage, for £1,000 to be paid on 24 June 1690, of a messuage and 23a. in Stanton in occ. of Philip Jones.

Marriage Settlement  TEM.173/251/17  31 March 1690

Contents:
(a)
Land for a year (Parties as TEM.173/251/7(b))
(b) 1 April 1670.
(i) Jn. Longe, clerk, of Mattishall.
(ii) Hen. Clift, gent., of Furnival's Inn Holborn, co. Middlesex and Walter Thomas, gent., of Furnivals Inn.
(iii) Sir Jn. Castleton, bart., of Stanton.
Deed to lead to the uses of a recovery, for the marriage settlement (post-nuptial) of (i) and w. Mary. Messuage and land, as TEM.173/251/16.
(c) 9 July 1690.
Common recovery; Sir Jn. Castleton, bart., dem., Clift and Walter Thomas, def. Jn. Longe, clerk, vouchee.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/18  1 May 1701

Contents:
(a) Lease for six months, as (b).
(b) (i) Jn. Long, clerk, of Mattishall, only son and heir of Henry Long, clerk, late of Barrow, co. Suffolk; Mary w. of the said Jn. Long and Mary Long, wid., relict of the said Hen. Long and mother of Jn. Long (ii) Jn. Cooke, sen., gent., of Bury St. Edmunds. 2 May 1701.
Conveyance (lease and release), for £800, of a messuage (as TEM.173/251/12) and a close (40a.) called Stanton Close (as TEM.173/251/2) divided into several inclosures; close (formerly three closes) as TEM.173/251/12; close of pasture (23a.) called Green Croft, now divided into several closes in Stanton, between the said lands E. and the highway from Stanton to Walsham W., abutting S. on the said highway and N. on a meadow hereinbefore granted, which 23a. Hen. Long purchased from Rich. Clarke, 4 July 1660; close called Warrenshaw (23a.)
(i) covenant to levy a fine, and covenant by Jn. Long to surrender to the use of (ii) two pieces of land (5a.) in a close in Stanton called Ridlyes alias Green Croft, copyhold of the manors of Wyken.
(c) - (d). Easter term, 1701.
Final concord on the above lands, with counterpart.

Lease for a year, as (b).  TEM.173/251/19  29 August 1718

Contents:
(a)
(b). 30 August 1718.
(i) Giles Steward, gent., of Bury St. Edmunds and Thos. Darby, gent., late of Bury St. Edmunds, now of Stansfield, executors of the will of Jn. Cook, decd., (ii) Eliz. Prime, wid., of Bury St. Edmunds.
Conveyance (lease and release), for £420, and for £300 to be paid, of a messuage and lands, as TEM.173/251/18, all formerly in occ. of Philip Jones, then of Thos. Parker and now of Thos. Tipple, with clause for re-entry on non-payment of the sum of £300, covenant to surrender 5a. of Green Croft copyhold of the manor of Wicken in Bardwell.
Recites: (i) will of Jn. Cook, dated 28 June 1701, leaving to George Colman, son of Wm. and Francis Colman of Pulham £300 at attaining the age of 21, and £50 with six months of the testators death, to bind him apprentice to a mercer; other bequests to Jn. Stone, son of John and of Margaret the testator's sister, to Eliz. Palgrave, dau. of Thos. Palgrave, clerk, and w. Eliz. sister of the testator, to Martha, Frances and Jane Colman, daus. of Wm. and Frances, Colman, to Eliz. Stone, dau. of Jn. and Margaret and to Mr. Nich Girling, and devising his lands and tenements in Chevington, Whepstead, Stanton Upthorpe and Bury St. Edmunds, to his executors, for sale and for payment of the said legacies; on his death 'soon after' his will was proved by (i) [Undated]
(c) 30 August 1718.
Parties as (b).
Conveyance (bargain and sale) as (b).

Deed poll: Quitclaim  TEM.173/251/20  7 October 1718

Contents:
John Stone, jun., gent. of Pulham Market, co. Norfolk, only son and heir of Margaret Stone, decd. and Jn. Stone, (Margaret being one of the two sisters and coheirs of Jn. Cook of Bury St. Edmunds, who left issue).
Deed poll; quitclaim to Eliz. Prime of the messuage and lands, as in TEM.173/251/18.
Recites will of Jn. Cook, as in TEM.173/251/19b dated 28 June 1701, and legacy to Jn. Stone, jun., of £300 at the age of 21, and £50 to bind him an apprentice within six months of the testator's death, and that payment of the legacies has been made to him.

Deed poll: Quitclaim  TEM.173/251/21  24 July 1719

Contents:
George Colman, gent., of Pulham St. Mary, co. Norfolk, only son and heir of Frances Colman, decd. one of the sisters of Jn. Cooke) and Wm. Colman.
Deed poll; quitclaim to Eliz. Prime, as TEM.173/251/20.
Recites as TEM.173/251/20, with legacy as to Jn. Stone.

Marriage Settlement  TEM.173/251/22  5-6 February 1723

Contents:
(a) - (b) (i) Wm. Young, woolcomber, of Hopton, co. Suffolk.
(ii) Thos. Whitaker, gent., of Furnival's Inn, London.
(iii) Sam. Sparrow, gent. of Hopton.
(iv) Eliz. Sparrow, spinster, only dau. of (iii).
Lease and release to make a tenant to the praecipe, for a recovery for a marriage settlement, on the marriage of (i) and (iv).
Messuage called Barkers in Hepworth, between a messuage called Cocks, belonging to the town of Bury St. Edmunds, W., and a messuage called Baffyes, now of Abenham Bird, and lands heretofore of Thos. Young, gent., E.; abutting on the common pasture called North Green N.; a messuage 'lately wasted'; a croft (5½a) between the lands belonging to Bury St. Edmunds, W., and land heretofore of the said Thos. Young, E., abutting N. on the messuage called Barbers and S. on the messuage late of Thos. Ling; two pieces of land (1½a) lying together upon a furlong called Wymes Croft between lands of the manor of North Hall, heretofore of Tho. Young, N., and lands late of Thos. Ling, S. abutting E. on the highway and W. on the aforesaid croft, all in Hepworth; two pieces of land and pasture called Snews (11a) in Stanton, in two wents between lands now or late of Long, clerk, S. and Snews Way N., abutting E. on lands late parcel of Snews and lands of Stephen Murriell and W. on Snews Way; 1½a. parcel of Snews, abutting E. on Middlewent Way and W. on the last recital piece; close called Rush Path (5a) in Stanton, abutting on the common way N.; al formerly of Wm. Brundish, decd., and afterwards of the said Thos. Young, grandfather of (i); close (4a.) in Hepworth, between Hepworth Street E. and lands late of Wm. Brundish, afterwards of Thos. Young, now of (i), W. and S., and lands late of Robt. Feaste and lands late of Robt. Ringbell N., late of Thos. Young and before of Rich. Keeble; all which messuages and lands were devised to Jn. Young, son of Thos. Young, by will dated 16 July 1787, and his heirs, in default of issue to Chris., son of the testator and father of (i).
The messuage and 11a. in Hepworth in occ. of Simon Young at an annual rent of £12, to be held for the use of (i) and (iv). The lands in Stanton called Snews and Rushforth in occ. of Wm. Buckle, at a rent of £7, and the other lands, to be held for the use of (i).
(c) 3 July 1723
Common recovery on the above lands. Sam. Sparrow, dem. Thos. Whitaker, dy. Wm. Young vouchee.

Conveyance (lease and release) for £730.  TEM.173/251/23 (a)-(b)  28-29 May 1723

Contents:
(i) Eliz. Prime, wid., of Bury St. Edmunds (ii) Arthur Heron, clerk, of Moreton, co. Essex.
Messuage and lands in TEM.173/251/18.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/24  1 - 2 May 1727

Contents:
(a)-(b) (i) Arthur Heron, clerk, of Moreton and w. Philadelphia.
(ii) Rich. Elford, citizen and merchant tailor of London.
Conveyance (lease and release) for £740, of a messuage and lands in Stanton (as TEM.173/251/18).
Covenant to levy a fine and covenant to surrender the copyhold part of the premises (as TEM.173/251/18).
(c)-(d) Easter term, 1727.
Final concord, with counterpart.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/25  27 - 28 May 1734

Contents:
(a)-(b) (i) Philadelphia Heron, wid., relict and exec. of the will of Arthur Heron, clerk, decd., late of Moreton (ii) Rich. Elford, gent., of Godalming, co. Surrey, cousin and heir of Judith Elford, spinster, decd., late of Moreton. Conveyance (lease and release) of a messuage and farm in Stanton formerly in oc. of Thos. Tipple.
Recites: (1) Devise of the said messuage and lands by Judith Elford, dau. and heir of Richard Elford, late citizen and merchant tailor of London, by his will dated 24 November 1731, to Arthur Heron, the testatrix's cousin, and Philadelphia Heron, and their heirs, upon trust for sale for payment of legacies if her personal estate should be insufficient, appointing their executors and residuary legatees.
(2) Probate of the will (P.C.C.) by Arthur and Philadelphia Heron [Undated]
(3) the personal estate is sufficient for paying all legacies, etc.
(4) Arthur Heron is since dead.
(5) Philadelphia Heron, as surviving executrix, has since paid all legacies and debts.
(c)-(d) Trinity term, 1734
Final concord, with counterpart.

Marriage settlement  TEM.173/251/26  13 - 14 June 1734

Contents:
(i) Rich. Elford, gent., of Godalming (ii) Benjamin Hymners, esq., of Latmers [? Letimer] co. Bucks.
Marriage settlement (post-nuptial), on messuage of (i) and w. Mary, of a messuage and lands in Stanton, as TEM.173/251/16; messuage with four pieces of land in Gt. Ashfield, viz. one piece (1a) on which the said messuage is built, lying between the highway N. and land now or late of Amys, wid. S., abutting E. on land late of Erasmus Syer and W. on land of the said Widow Amys; 3a between the highway S. and the piece of land next mentioned N., abutting E. on the lands hereinafter mentioned and W. on Gentlemans Lane; 2a. between the lands last mentioned, S. and the land next mentioned N., abutting on the land herein mentioned E. and on Gentleman's Lane W.; 2a between the lands herein mentioned N.E. and S. and Gentlemen's Lane W. close called Long Blackland (3a.) in Badwell Ash, abutting on Gentleman's Lane, W. and the land herein mentioned E. the piece of land last mentioned S. and land late of Lucy Cotton, being part of the premises hereby conveyed, N.; pasture called the Little Church Close (4a) between the lands herein mentioned W. and N., abutting on the land late of Lucy Cotton, also hereby conveyed, E. and the highway, S.; close of pasture called Church Close, formerly one close, now two, (14a.) between the lands herein mentioned and the close called Blackland, W., and lands late of Jn. Syer E., abutting N. on land late of the said Jn. Syer and on the highway from Wyverston to Bury, S.; close called Blackland (6a.) in Badwell Ash, between land late of Edw. Cotton (part of the premises hereby conveyed) S., and land late of Wm. Smith, called Millfield, N., abutting on Ridge way W. and on part of the church close E., which said messuage and lands were late in occ. of Warren Garnham and were formerly purchased by Rich. Elford, decd., of Benjamin Wrench, doctor in physic, of Norwich, and w. Rebecca, Jonathan Wrench, clerk, of Aylesham, co. Norfolk, Jn. Morse, mercer, of Norwich, and Catherine Cotton, wid. executrix of the said Edw. Cotton, by lease and release of 2 - 3 December 1703; piece of pasture heretofore a wood (2a.) in Gt. Ashfield, abutting on the wood of the manor of Ashfield, called Hurrow Wood, W., pasture ground called the Nabbe (¼a.) in Gt. Ashfield and all other lands of (i) in Ashfield, near the highway called Bottesdale Way; close of arable, called Durrants (3a.) in Gt. Ashfield; piece of pasture sometime wood (1¼a.) between the last piece and other lands of the manor of Ashfield NE.; 2¼a. called New Close; close of arable (2½a.) called Bradenham, between the way to Bottesdale W.; 1a. between Bury Way S., 1½a. in Lownfield; ½a. in Lownfield, abutting on Bottesdale Way alias Lownfield Way S.; 1a. abutting on Bottesdale Way E.; 1a. called Bradenham; 3a. parcel of the tenement called Greenfield, lying in New Close; parcel of land called Gory (¼a.) in Lownfield, abutting S. on the highway from Single Street towards Ashfield Church; ¼a. of wood called the Clabb, all in Gt. Ashfield and in occ. of the said Warren Garnham, lately purchased by the said Rich. Elford, decd., from Thos. Ameys, woollen draper, of Stowmarket, by lease and release of 21 - 22 August 1705, to (ii) in trust for (i) and w. Mary and their issue, or in default to the use of Ann Taylor, w. of Randolph Taylor, citizen and barber surgeon of London, and Lydia Cheeseman, w. of Jn. Cheeseman (the only two sisters of (i)).
(i) covenants to surrender to the use of (ii) his copyhold lands held of the manors of Great Ashfield, Abeiwick, Shackerland and Wicken Hall in Suffolk.

Office copy of the will of Rich. Elford, gent., of Shalford, w. Surrey, dated 18 July 1741; proved 9 March 1747 (P.C.C.) devising all lands to w. Mary.  TEM.173/251/27  c1747

Lease  TEM.173/251/28  21 February 1750

Contents:
(a) (i) Thos. Stovall, tanner, of Goldalming, co. Surrey, and w. Mary, formerly Mary Elford, wid. and deciser under the will of Rich. Elford (ii) Geo. Chitty, butcher, of Godalming.
Lease for a year, of a moiety of messuage and lands, as TEM.173/251/26.
(b) Hilary term, 1750.
Final concord on the above.

Mortgage  TEM.173/251/29  22 February 1750

Contents:
(i) Thos. Stovall, tanner, of Godalming, and w. Mary.
(ii) Francis Hooke, framework knitter, of Godalming.
(iii) Geo. Chitty, butcher, of Godalming.
Mortgage, for £400, of a moiety of messuages and lands, as TEM.173/251/28, with interest at 4½%.

Mortgage  TEM.173/251/30  25 March 1752

Contents:
(i) Wm. Young, peruke maker, of Methwold, co. Norfolk, only son and heir of Wm. Young, woolcomber, late of Hopton (ii) James Dover, gent., of Croxton, co. Norfolk.
Mortgage for £120, of messuages and lands as TEM.173/251/22, creating a term of 1,000 years.
Endorsement; 25 September 1753, of further charge of £30 on the said lands.

Conveyance (lease and release)  TEM.173/251/31  2 July 1754

Contents:
(a) (i) Wm. Youngs, woolcomber, of Thetford, co. Norfolk.
(ii) Jn. Dover, gent., of Brettenham, co. Norfolk.
Articles of agreement for sale, for £1. 16. 0. paid and £198. 4. 0. to be paid, of 16a. in Stanton, in occ. of Wm. Buckle, and of all other lands of (i) in Stanton
26-27 August 1754.
(b)-(c) (i) Wm. Young of Thetford, only son of Wm. Young, late of Hopton, decd., and w. Eliz. (nee Eliz. Sparrow, spinster), and w. Sarah (ii) Jas. Dover of Brettenham.
Conveyance (lease and release), for £200, of lands called Snews (11a.) and Rushpath in Stanton (as TEM.173/251/22).
(d) Michaelmas term, 1754.
Final concord on the above.
(e) 27 August 1754.
(i) Wm. Young to (ii) Jas. Dover.
Bond for performance of covenants.

Assignment of mortgage  TEM.173/251/32  27 August 1754

Contents:
(i) Jas. Dover, gent., (ii) Wm. Young (iii) James Cole, gent., of Brettenham, co. Norfolk.
Assignment of mortgage of premises as in TEM.173/251/30, the lands (as TEM.173/251/31) to (i) and the residue of the premises for the use of (ii), continuing the term of 1,000 years created by the mortgage, as TEM.173/251/30; for £150 paid by (ii) to (i).
Recites: (i) TEM.173/251/30.
(ii) endorsement on TEM.173/251/30.
(iii) the said principal sums are still owing but all interest has been paid.
(iv) the sum of £150, the said principal sum, is now owing to (i).
(v) (i) has purchased from (ii) the lands as TEM.173/251/31, now in occ. of Wm. Buckle.
(vi) the term of 1,000 years is to be continued, to wait on the inheritance of all the said premises.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/33  30-31 July 1765

Contents:
(a)-(b) (i) Mary Stovall of Godalming, wid. of Thos. Stovall, decd., and formerly relict of Rich. Elford, gent., (ii) Hymners Taylor, upholder, of Piccadilly, St. James's parish, Westminster, co. Middlesex, and w. Amelia (iii) Judith Manby, wid., of Amersham, co. Bucks., (ii) and (iii) being the only surviving children of Ann Taylor, decd., sister of the said Rich Elford, decd. (iv) William Ladbey, gent., of St. James, Westminster and Joseph Kaye, gent., of St. George's Hanover Square, co. Middlesex (v) Edmund Yalden, gent., of Godalming. Conveyance (lease and release) upon trusts, of lands, etc., as TEM.173/251/18 and TEM.173/251/26.
(i) to receive an annuity of £50 from the said lands; (v) to hold the said lands for a term of one hundred years, subject to the said annuity, with power to pay any arrears to (i). The mortgage sum of £400 to Geo. Chitty to be borne by (ii) and (iii).
(ii) and (iii) to share the profits equally as tenants in common after the expiration of the said term of 100 years. Covenants to surrender copyholds, and to levy a fine.
Recites: (i) TEM.173/251/26.
(2) TEM.173/251/27.
(3) Death of Lydia Cheeseman, without issue, in the lifetime of Rich. Elford.
(4) Death of Ann Taylor, 15 September 1747, having survived Rich. Elford and Lydia Cheeseman, leaving three sons, Benjamin, Robert and the said Hymners, and one dau., Judith, now Judith Manby; the said Ben. and Robt. since dying unmarried.
(5) Marriage of Mary Elford with Thos. Stovall, since deceased.
(6) (i), (ii) and (iii) have agreed that the estate shall be conveyed to (ii) and (iii) in equal moieties, subject to payment of an annuity to (i), and subject to payment of a mortgage of £400 to Geo. Chitty.
(c) Counterpart conveyance.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/34  28-29 November 1765

Contents:
(a)-(b) (i) Geo. Chitty (ii) Mary, Stovall, wid., Hymners Taylor and Judith Manby (iii) Williams Ludbey, and Joseph Kaye.
Conveyance (release and lease) for £400 paid by H. Taylor and J. Manby, of the mortgage, as in TEM.173/251/29 to (iii) upon the trusts declared in TEM.173/251/33.
Recites: (1) TEM.173/251/28-29.
(2) TEM.173/251/33.

Mortgage  TEM.173/251/35  11 December 1765

Contents:
(i) Hymners Taylor (ii) Judith Manby, wid.
Mortgage, for £500, of a moiety of the messuage and lands, as in TEM.173/251/33, and of two messuages in the parish of St. James, Bury St. Edmunds in the Mustow or Angel Hill, abutting on the said street S., on Lomas [sic] Lane in part and on ground formerly of Robt. Sharpe, gent., N., in occ. of Jackson and others, for 500 years.
Recites (1) that (i) and (ii) are seised of the messuages as in TEM.173/251/33, and several messuages, coach houses, stables, etc. in Bury St. Edmunds, the property in Bury being subject to payment of an annuity of £24 to Mary Stovall.
(2) (ii) has advanced to (i) £500.

Extract from the will of Jas. Dover, gent., of Hopton, dated 25 October 1766  TEM.173/251/36  c.1766

Contents:
Devising to his dau., Margaret Dover, all his lands in Stanton, Blo Norton and Garboldisham.

Marriage Settlement  TEM.173/251/37  7-8 May 1772

Contents:
(a)-(b) (i) Machet Smith, grocer, of Redenhall with Harleston, co. Norfolk
(ii) Margaret Dover, spinster, of Redenhall with Harleston (iii) Wm. Goodrich, gent., of Hopton, co. Suffolk and Robt. Seaman, woolcomber, of Norwich.
Marriage settlement (attested copy of lease and release) on proposal marriage between (i) and (ii).
Messuage called Gillows Willows, sometime called Geymes and Kettles, in which Jn. Baker sometime lived, and all lands belonging to it, formerly the estate of Hen. Tubby, decd. in Starston, co. Norfolk; lands called Newclose, heretofore of Luckin Cotton, esq., since of Hen Tubby (12a) in Starston, between Pulham Ditch or the Town Meer W. and the said messuage and lands E., abutting S. in part of Monis way alias Mulles Lane and in part on Mulles Meadow, of the said M. Tubby, and N. on land sometime of Thos. Fuller, since of Thos. Livick, called Busby Newclose; piece of meadow called Mulles Meadow alias Munds Meadow, sometime of the said H. Tubby, decd., and with Newclose, purchased by H. Tubby of Sam. Harnset, esq., and all devised by the will of H. Tibby, dated 9 March 1691/2 to Lydia Smith, and were sometime in occ. of the said Jn. Baker and now late of Geo. Raven, and were devised to (i) by the will of Sam. Smith, his father, dated 8 May 1765;
cottage, outhouses, etc., and three roods of land adjoining at Smallworth in Garboldisham, co. Norfolk, between lands of Jn. Cock E. and lands of Grace Simpson W., abutting N. ln lands of Jn. Woodward, gent., and S. on the common pasture of Garboldisham; 1½a. in Blo Norton, co. Norfolk, between lands of Margaret Masters wid., E. and lands of the said Jn. Cock W., the common pastures N. and lands of Edward Winter S.; 1¾a. in Blo Norton, between ldnds of the said Jn. Woodward E. and of Isaac Richards W., the common pasture N. and lands of Isaac Richards S.; one rood between lands of Jn. Woodward N. and a packway S. and the common pasture E., in Blo Norton all which (ii) purchased of Chas. Boutell, Winifred Sharlow, Stephen Worts and w. Susanna, Thomas. Flemming and w. Margaret and Jn. Ship, by lease and release of 28-29 September 1753; 5a. of freehold land abutting on the Sneth Fenn in Blo Norton, late of Thos. Fordham and formerly of Thomas Caudwell, before of Stephen Candwell; freehold messuage and a croft called the Homesetting, adjoining, (4a.) in Blo Norton between copyhold land formerly of the said Thos. Caudwell, afterwards of the said Thos. Fordham, then of Thos. Brinkley and since Jn. Brinkley, E. and W., abutting N. on Small Meadow Lane and on lands formerly of the said Thos. Caudwell, etc., and on the Lower Pightle S.; 2½a. called the Lower Pightle, belonging to the said messuage, and lying between the aforesaid copyhold lands E. and W., the Home-seeting N. and the common pasture of Blo Norton called the Alder Fenn commonly called the Home Fenn, S., all which were formerly in occ. of Thos. Henman; and will purchased by Jas. Dover of Jn. Brinkley by lease and release of 28-29 September 1753 and devised to (ii) by his will; messuage, barns, stables etc., in Blo Norton, and close (1a.) between the lands sometimes of Jn. Brinkley, W. and of Francis Smith, E., abutting on lands of Denny Crabb, gent., N. and on the common pasture of Blo Norton, S.; 1a. also belonging to the said messuage, between the lands of the said Denny Crabb E. W. and N. and on the common pasture S.; 1a. between lands of Jn. Brinkley E. of Joseph Fordham W., of Robt. Stebbing N., and the common pasture S., all which Jas. Dover purchased of Wm. Fairweather and w. Jane by lease and release of 19-20 June 1753; two pieces of land called Snews in Stanton, Rushpath, etc., in Stanton, as TEM.173/251/22.
And also a messuage of (i) formerly of Rich. Calver, called Rothmans in Redenhall and Harleston, in occ. of (i) being freehold, and devised to (i) by the will of Jn. Machet, sometime of Denton and late of Redenhall, gent., decd., dated 14 July 1761, now conveyed to (iii) for 500 years, subject to payment of £300 to be paid to (ii) by the heirs of (i) after his decease, with power for (iii) to enter upon the said messuage in case of default in payment.

Assignment of a term  TEM.173/251/38  11 June 1774

Contents:
(i) Judith Manby, wid., of Eton, co. Bucks. (ii) Jn. Fuller, esq., of Salisbury, co. Wilts., and Ferdinand Gilliard, feather merchant, of James Street in the parish of St. Paul's, Covent Garden, co. Middlesex, assignees of the estate of Hymners Taylor, upholsterer, dealer and chapman, late of Piccadilly, a bankrupt (iii) Hymers Taylor (iv) Thos. Plaistowe, gent., of Amersham, co. Bucks.
Assignment of a term of 1,000 years, in a moiety of the messuage, etc. as in TEM.173/251/35, in trust for (i) and to the intent that the remainder of the term shall be preserved, the premises to be conveyed to her by lease and release of 13-14 June 1774.
Recites: (1) TEM.173/251/35;
(2) the said sum of £500 and interest, was not paid to (i).
(3) a commission of bankruptcy was issued against (iii) on 4 August 1772, and by bargain and sale enrolled in the court of King's Bench, 18 August 1772 the real estate of (iii) was sold to (ii) as assignees, in trust for the creditors of (iii);
(4) the sum of £712.10.0. is now owing to (i) as principal and interest.
(5) (ii) and (iii) have agreed to sell the said moiety of the messuage, and lands to (i) for £650, leaving £62.10.0. owing.

Conveyance (lease and release)  TEM.173/251/39 (a)-(b)  13-14 June 1774

Contents:
(i) Jn. Fuller and Ferdinand Gilliard (ii) Hymners Taylor and w. Amelia
(iii) Joseph Kaye gent., of St. Marylebone, co. Middlesex, a trustee for (ii) and (iv), (iv) Judith Manby.
Conveyance (lease and release) for £650, of a moiety as TEM.173/251/38, to (iv), Recites as TEM.173/251/38.

Conveyance (bargain and Sale)  TEM.173/251/40  12 April 1779

Contents:
(i) Matchet Smith, gent., of Harleston, co. Norfolk (ii) Judith Manby, wid., of Eton.
Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £9.9.0., of a piece of land in Stanton (15 rods x 3½ rods) abutting on lands of (ii) in occ. of Sam. Borley, S.W. and E., and on lands of (i) N. late in occ. of Jn. Roper and formerly the estate of Jas. Dover.

Copy of sale particulars of lands in Stanton, to be sold by auction at Stanton Cock, 29 April 1784  TEM.173/251/41  29 April 1784

Contents:
Viz. two pieces of freehold meadow land (7a.) called the Further Closes, and two ditto. (9a. 1r. 30 p.) called Great and Little Snoozds, all in occ. of Jn. Roper of Harling [with note of possible enclosure of common and waste lands].

Agreement for sale  TEM.173/251/42 (a)  29 April 1784

Contents:
As (b-c)
(b)-(c) 8-9 October 1784.
(i) Machet Smith, gent. (ii) Rich. Chambers, farmer, of Euston, co. Suffolk. Conveyance (lease and release) for £330, of lands in Stanton, as 251/22. Convenant to produce original indentures of 7-8 May 1772 (as 251/37).
Recites: (1) TEM.173/251/37, marriage settlement of (i) and Margaret, his wife, now deceased.
(d) 1784. [...] bstract of title, reciting from 1687 (as TEM. 173/251/15).

Quitclaim  TEM.173/251/43  14 June 1791

Contents:
(i) Wm. Manby, oilman, of St. Clement Danes, co. Middlesex, eldest brother and heir of Jas. Manby, esq., decd., who was eldest son and heir of Edw. Manby, decd., of Amersham (ii) Judith Manby, wid., mother of (i).
Quitclaim to a messuage and farm at Stanton.
Recites: (1) Mary Stovall was entitled to a moiety of the above. farm, in occ. of Thos. King, and Hymners Taylor and (ii) were entitled to the other moiety, and by agreement dated 21 December 1764 between Mary Stovall and H. Taylor, M. Stovall was to convey her moiety to H. Taylor and Edw. Manby and his wife Judith;
(2) the said agreement was executed only by Mary Stovall and H.Taylor;
(3) Edward Manby, decd. soon afterwards, before execution of the said agreement;
(4) the said farm has been conveyed to (ii) but doubts have arisen as to the said agreement and the title of (ii);
(5) for obviating such doubts (i) releases his claim.

Conveyance  TEM.173/251/44 (a)-(b)  21-22 June 1792

Contents:
(i) Judith Manby, wid., relict of Edward Manby, decd., surgeon, of Amersham (ii) Jn. Chambers, farmer, of Barnham, co. Suffolk
(iii) Rich. Chambers, farmer, of Euston.
Conveyance (lease and release) for £1,450, of a messuage in occ. of Wm. Matthews, as TEM.173/251/12, and lands in Stanton, viz, Home Field (5½a.) the Little Meadow (2½a.) the New Break (6½a.) Three Acre Field (3a.), Eight Acres (8a.) the Seven Corner Piece (5½a.), Long Row Field (5a.), the Meadow (4a.) calves Pightle (2a.), Lodgefield (10a.), three closes, formerly one, called Warrenshaw alias Wrenshaw (23a.) (i) covenants to surrender 5a. in Green Croft, copyhold of the manor of Wickenhall.
(c) 1792 Abstract of Title, reciting from 1734.
(d) 22 June 1792;
Bond of indemnity as to the copyhold lands.
(e) 1792.
Bill for legal expenses in connection with the purchase by Rich. Chambers (Geo. Chinery and E. Sparke).

Printed extract from Stanton Enclosure Award on new public and private roads.  TEM.173/251/45(a)  1800

Contents:
(b) Notice to Rich. Chambers on his allotments under the Enclosure, with signatures of the Commissioners.

Insurance policy (Suffolk and General Country Amicable Insurance)  TEM.173/251/46  1844

Contents:
On house (plaster and thatch) and outbuildings at Stanton, and house, occ. by Wm. Christopher and used as the post office, at Thetford, co. Norfolk.

List of deeds of Potash Farm, Stanton, transferred to J. Martineau's solicitors.  TEM.173/257/47  1901

Copy of Court Roll  TEM.173/233  4 Oct. 1793

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The Manor of Wickenhall in Bardwell. Edward Bouverie Esq., and Catherine his wife Lord and Lady of the Manor; John Sparke, gentleman, and William Baker, homage.
Five acres in a close called Green Croft.
Recites that on 25 Oct. 1734 Richard Elford was admitted tenant as heir at law of Judith Elford, spinster, and immediately surrendered his admission to the use of himself for life, after his decease to the use of his wife Mary for life, and then to the use of his will.
At a court Baron held on 30 May 1785 presented that Richard Elford and Mary his wife were both dead. The first, and subsequently the second and third proclamations were made.
Presented at present court that under a warrant of James Ward, Gentleman, Chief Steward of the Courts of the Manor dated 26 Aug. 1793 Robert Howlet, bailiff of the manor entered and seised the land into the lands of the lord and lady of the manor. Thereon Richard Chambers of Euston came into court and produced a clause in the will of Richard Elford devising all his property to Mary his wife. Attested that before her death Mary Elford had before her death conveyed the freehold estate with which the copyhold is intermingled to Hymners Taylor and Judith Manby widow as covenants and covenanted to surrender the copyhold, but died without making any such surrender and that Judith Manby had afterwards Hymner Taylor's interest in the property, and that he, Richard Chambers, had purchased the whole estate from Judith Manby. He was then admitted tenant.
Examined by Jas. Ward, Steward of the Manor.

Statutory Declaration  TEM.173/229  30 October 1900

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Of George Denn Turner of Newbourne Hall, Woodbridge that his father, the late George Turner came into possession of "Potash" Farm, Stanton under an Indenture of Mortgage dated 27 Nov. 1878, but there was no covenant in the indenture to take admittance to the copyhold part was surrender it. That the copyhold part was described as 5 acres of copyhold of the Manor of Wyken Hall in Bardwell to which one Richard Chambers had been admitted in 1793, the land then being described as "five acres in a field called Green Croft in Stanton. Neither during the life time of George Turner nor since had any claim been made for an admission to the cophold.
Made before Samuel Gooding, a commissioner for oaths, at Ipswich.

Bundle of letters or copies of letters  TEM.173/230  15 Nov. 1900 - 5 Feb. 1901

6 letters, each 1 sheet paper.

Contents:
Re attempt to establish right of the Lord of Manor of Wicken Hall to claim admittance to 5 acres of copyhold, parcel of Potash Farm

Mortgage  TEM.173/231  27 Nov. 1878

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(1) John Chambers formerly of Thetford, Norfolk, then of Malmesbury in the Colony of Victoria, gentleman (2) George Turner of Barnham, farmer.
Messuage and farm in Stanton called "Stanton Farm" containing with copyhold portion 101 acres 2 roods and 7 perches, formerly the estate of Richard Chambers of Thetford farmer, now occupied by Job. Mayes and George Walter Farrow, and all other freehold property of Richard Chambers in Stanton viz. properties numbered on the Tithe Map for the parish of Stanton 545 - 556, 560, 562, 566, 567, 574, 743, 745-747, 278 and 279.
Signed and sealed by John Chambers.
Witnessed by Henry Hurry, Notary Public, Kyneton, Victoria and William Olton, butcher, Malmesbury.
The authenticity of the signatures is attested by a notarial instrument.

Stanton; Conveyance  TEM.173/289  31 October 1900

Contents:
(i) Mary Eliz. Turner, wid., of London Road, Attleborough, co. Norfolk, George Denn Turner, farmer, of Newbourne Halls, co. Suffolk and Wm. Henry Bidwell, banker's clerk, of Thorpe Road, Norwich (ii) Jn. Martineau esq., of Heckfield, co. Hants.
Conveyance, for £550, of freehold parts of Potash Farm (97a.).
Recites (1) as TEM.173/231.
(2) default was made in payment of the said sum and interest thereon;
(3) death of the said Jn. Chambers, 14 April 1879;
(4) by will dated 20 February 1884 the said Geo. Turner appointed his wife, Mary Eliz. Turner, the said Geo. Denn Turner and the said Wm. H. Bidwell as executors and trustees thereof;
(5) death of Geo. Turner, 4 November 1886; probate of will 17 December 1886;
(6) (i) being entitled to exercise the power of sale under the said indenture of mortgage; have agreed with (ii) for the sale thereof
Schedule gives field names, acreages and ref. to numbers on the Tithe Map.
Plan of the farm gives fields nos. [no scale].

WEST STREET FARM.  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Labelled: subsequently added to Potash Farm (about 28½ acres) and to 3 acres in Lammas Meadow.

Deed effecting Merger of Tithe Rent Charge  TEM.173/71  27. Nov. 1893

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In the freehold of the lands concerned as set out in annexed schedule.

Abstract of Title to West Street Farm, Walsham le Willows (1878-1913)  TEM.173/72  1920

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Requisitions on Title and replies thereto, Wood to Martineau.  TEM.173/73  3 Sept. 1920 6 Sept. 1920

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Conveyance by Trustees  TEM.173/74  16 Oct 1920

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For sale under the will of William Jaggard deceased (Laura May Hollingworth the wife of Ernest Hollingworth of "Ravensmere" 14 Knighton Drive, Leicester, John Thomas Bentley of Dovercourt, Essex, and John Coleby Leatherdale of Elmswell ) the Vendors, Arthur Wood gent of Bury St. Edmunds, and Maurice Richard Martineau of The Lawn, Walsham le Willows, in consideration of £620 all pieces of land in Stanton, Bardwell and Walsham le Willows, as shown on plan. Plan.

Letter to M. R. Martineau Esq., from Thomas Wilson concerning tithe at Walsham.  TEM.173/75  18 Jan 1921

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Conveyance by same parties as Conveyance of 16 Oct. 1920  TEM.173/76  28 Mar. 1921

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Contents:
Of tithes charged on portion of West St. Farm, Walsham le Willows.
Annexed thereto is memorandum by the Controller of Stamps. 13 April 1921.

Letter  TEM.173/77  5 Aug. 1921

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To M. R. Martineau Esq. from Thomas Wilson about deeds for land purchased from Wood.

Schedule of Deeds and documents  TEM.173/78  1921

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Contents:
Relating to West Street Farm, Walsham le Willows.

Abstract of Title  TEM.173/79  1922

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Of Mr.A.A.W.leGrice to freehold hereditaments at Badwell Ash, Suffolk 1867-1920 2 plans.

Conveyance  TEM.173/80  27 Oct. 1922

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By Alfred Arthur William leGrice farmer of Badwell Ash to Maurice Richard Martineau of The Lawn, Walsham le Willows, for £120 of Meadow land in S. portion of inclosure numbered 151 on O. S. map for Badwell Ash bounded on S by land belonging to purchaser, on E by Road from Badwell Ash to Walsham le Willows, on N in part by land belonging to purchaser and in part by land belonging to Miss Youngman and on West by property belonging to - Plan

WRANGER OR WRENS HALL.  [no ref. or date]

Lease and Release  TEM.173/186  25 & 26 Jan, 1744

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(1) Bernard Carter of Sudbury, gent, and Susan Carter of Sudbury, spinster, (daughter of said Bernard Carter and sister and heir at Law of Bernard Carter the younger, surgeon, deceased, late of Sudbury. (2) Benjamin Carter, alderman of Sudbury, surgeon. (3) Dansie Carter of Sudbury, gent.
Messuage and farm with barns, stables, outhouses, yards, gardens, orchards, lands, meadows, pastures and woodgrounds in Stanton,otherwise Stanton Upthorpe, know as Wrangeshall, lately occupied by Robert Moss, then by Edward Poole.
Also messuage where John Ford lived with houses edifices, buildings., barns stables, yards, gardens and orchards with one croft or piece of meadow ground adjoining, in all containing 3 ac., in Stanton.
Closes of pasture and meadow known as the Grove and Hilly Pightle in Stanton and containing in all 5 acres.
Pond close containing 8 acres, Hoggs Croft containing 9 acres. Parks of Jollyers,formerly Webbs containing respectively 10 acres and 5 acres.
Close of pasture containing 5 acres called Over Smiths.
Messuage where John Stebbin formerly dwelt called Snews with the appurtenances and 2 ac. pasture.
2 pieces of enclosed land called Nuttings containing together 5 acres late in occupation of John Freeman.
All lands sometime occupied by Robert Searle since of William Gibbon, then of Joseph Gibbon, in Otton Belchamp and Belchamp St. Paul in Essex containing 50 acres.
Messuage in parish of St. Gregory, Sudbury in Fryers Street otherwise Goal Street, with outhouses and appurtenances now occupied by Susan Chaplin and Mary Carter, widow.
Signed and sealed Bernard Carter, Susan Carter, Benj. Carter and Dansie Carter.

Lease and Release to make a tenant to the Precipe and Declaring the usesof a Recovery.  TEM.173/187  12 & 13 June 1769

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(1) Thomas Chaplyn of Billericay, Essex, " Chirurgeon" (eldest son and heir at law of Susan Low, late of Sudbury, widow deceased by Thomas Chaplyn her former husband also deceased, Susan was the daughter of Bernard Carter, late of Sudbury, gent, and sister and heir of Bernard Carter late of Sudbury aforesaid Chirurgeon, both also deceased). (2) Robert Baxter of Furnivals Inn, Holborn, London, gent. (3) Peter Delande of Sudbury, gent. Property as described above.
Effect of instrument to make Robert Baxter tenant of immediate freehold in order that two recoveries may be suffered, one for land in Essex, one for land in Suffolk. Peter Delande. at cost of Thomas Chaplyn to sueforth from High Court of Chancery 2 writs of entry [...] sue [...] disseise in the post as demandant against Robert Baxter astenant. Robert Baxter to vouch Thomas Chaplyn to warrant the premises. Thomas Chaplyn to vouch over to warrant the same premises the Common Vouchee of the Court, who shall appear, enter into warranty and after imparlance make default so that judgement thereon be given to Peter Delande.
Signed and sealed Thomas Chaplyn, R. Baxter and Peter Delande.

Common Recovery.  TEM.173/188  1769

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Contents:
Peter Delande, gent. (demandant) against Robert Baxter, gent. 4 messuages, 250 acres land, 20 acres meadow. 20 acres pasture with appurtenances in Stanton Upthorpe and Sudbury.
Octave of Trinity 9 Geo
(Bundle of Old Deeds C).

Copy of the Will of Thos. Chaplyn of Billericay, Essex, surgeon.  TEM.173/157  22 Feb. 1778

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Leaves copyhold messuage in Billericay to his wife. Freehold estates left to his wife and John Thompson Bull of Little Bunsted, Esq., and John Chaplyn of Pebmarsh to be sold and the proceeds invested in trust for the testators wife and children. Personalty left to his wife.
Signed by the testator and witnessed by Thos. Offen Thos. Lambert and Wm. Randle

Lease and Release  TEM.173/158  4 & 5 April 1779

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(1) John Thompson Bull of Little Bunsted, Essex, Esquire (surviving trustee and devisee named in the will of Thomas Chaplin late of Billericay, Essex, surgeon. (2) Jane Chaplyn of Rumford Essex, widow of the said Thomas Chaplyn. (3) John Chambers of Barnham, Suffolk, farmer.
For a consideration of £2000, all messuage and farm with barns stables, outhouses yards, gardens, orchards, lands, meadows, pastures and woodgrounds in Stanton, otherwise Stanton Upthorpe, Suffolk, known by the name of Wranges Hall, formerly occupied by Robert Moss and afterwards by Edward Poole, containing 210 acres.
Messuage where John Ford formerly dwelt with the buildings, barns, stables, yards, gardens and orchards belonging to it and croft adjoining it containing together 3 acres.
Closes of pasture and meadow called the Grove and Hilly Pightle in Stanton Upthorpe containing 5 acres.
Close of Pasture containing eight acres called Pond Close.
Close of Arable and Meadow called Hogs Croft in Stanton Upthorpe containing 9 acres.
Close of Meadow containing 10 acres, part of a close called Follyes, formerly Webbs Close of pasture containing 5 acres, part of Follyes, formerly Webbs.
Close of pasture containing 5 acres called Oversmiths.
Messuage and appurtenances called Snews where John Stebbin formerly lived.
2 acres of land adjoining the same. 2 pieces of enclosed land commonly called Nuttings containing together 5 acres, which was formerly occupied by John Freeman and, then of Edward Poole and lately of Robert Fison at yearly rent of £80. And all other property which formerly belonged to Thomas Chaplyn, deceased, in Stanton Upthorpe.
In trust for purposes set out in the Will of Thomas Chaplyn calendared above.
Signed and sealed J.T.Bull and Jane Chaplyn.

Mortgage for securing the sum of £1000.  TEM.173/159  10 Oct. 1779

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Contents:
(1) John Chambers of Barnham, farmer. (2) Richard Chambers of Euston, farmer. Property as in previous document.
Proviso of redemption if John Chambers re pays principal and interest on or before 10 October 1780. Signed and sealed John Chambers.

Copy of the Will of John Chambers.  TEM.173/160  c 1795

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Contents:
Property in Stanton Upthorpe to be sold by executrix and executors and money applied to trusts set out in detail. Various bequests of personal property to his children Mary, Elizabeth, John and Richard.
(13 Jan 1795. Proved 17 June 1795).

Lease and Release.  TEM.173/161  4 & 5 April 1796

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Contents:
(1) Elizabeth Cahmbers of Barnham, widow of John Cahmbers late of Barnham, farmer, John Chambers, eldest son and heir of John Chambers deceased; and John Hunt of Barnham, Norfolk, farmer. (2) Jonathan Taylor of Stapleford, Cambridge Property as above.
Subject to terms of will of late John Chambers which is recited.
Signed and sealed Elizabeth Chambers; John Chambers and John Hunt.

Merger of a Term of 1000 Years.  TEM.173/162 a  14 May 1810

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Contents:
(1) Richard Chambers, late of Euston, farmer, but now of Thetford in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, gentleman.
(2) Jonathan Taylor late of Stapleford, Cambridge, and now of Stanton, farmer.
Merger of term of 1000 years demised by John Chambers to Richard Chambers as security for Mortgage on property described above on 10 Oct. 1779, Capital had not been repaid, so that Richard Chamber's interest had become absolute.
Signed and sealed Richard Chambers.

Bond  TEM.173/162 b  1795-1810

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Contents:
In £2000 between Jonathan Taylor, late of Stapleford, Cambridge, then of Stanton, Suffolk, farmer and Richard Chambers of Euston.
For the repayment of £1000 with interest, security for a mortgage on the 1779 between John Chambers of Barnham, Suffolk, farmer (since deceased) and Richard Chambers. Signed and sealed by Jonathan Taylor. Witnessed John Sparke and Roger Micklefield, junior. 5 April 1796.
On back:- Receipts by Richard Chambers four payments of capital and interest. 5 April 1798-5 April 1810.

Attested Copy of Will of Jonathan Taylor of Wrens Hall, Stanton, gentleman.  TEM.173/163  21 April 1829

Contents:
Bequests of personal property. Wrens Hall left to his son Daniel. Signed and sealed and Jonathan Taylor witnessed. Sam. Golding, Daniel Taylor junr. J.W.King.
(14 July 1827. Proved 10 April 1829).

Certificate.  TEM.173/164  Undated

Contents:
Of the burial of Mary Taylor by T.T.Lawton in the parish of Stanton All Saints on 19 August 1829. Certificate signed by George Ridwell. s.d.

Statutory Declaration by Thomas Buckley of Stanton, yeoman  TEM.173/165  13 Nov. 1849

Contents:
Of the changes in the ownership of Wranges Hall, otherwise Wrens Hall Farm since it was bought by Jonathan Taylor from the trustees of the will of Mr. John Chambers of Barnham in 1796.
Piece of wood ground called the Grove sold by Jonathan Taylor to Robert Rainbird of Hepworth, farmer. Several pieces of land numbered 584, 722, 723, 728, 730, 734, 735 and 736 in Tithe Commutation Survey containing 34a 3r 13 p. sold by Jonathan Taylor to the Rt. Hon. John Lord Henniker with a schedule.
Signed Thomas Buckley. Witnessed J.W.King, A. Master Extry. in Chancery.

Observations and Requisitions on the Title  TEM.173/166  1 Oct. 1868

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(Of Wranges Hall?) Signed King & Son (purchasers solicitors) and Jn.Cambridge.
18 Sept. 1860.
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Letter from S. King and son to H.J.Wilkinson, Esq.  TEM.173/167  20 Oct. 1868

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Contents:
Reporting that Mr. Cambridge had returned a draft conveyance, approved and that Mr. Golding had promised so to expedite the matter that completion might take place on 14 Oct.

Letter from Tho. M. Golding to H.J.Wilkinson, Esq.  TEM.173/168  20 April 1872

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Contents:
Re returned deed of Exchange between Wilkinson and Walsham Town Trustees.

Mortgage  TEM.173/240  15 Oct 1856

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Contents:
(1) Daniel Taylor of Wrens Hall, Stanton, farmer. (2) Mary Taylor of Stanton aforesaid, spinster. (3) Sarah Ion of Bury St. Edmunds, widow.
Messuage tenement and farm known as Wranges Hall with barns, outbuildings and meadows, pastures, feedings, commons and woodgrounds in Stanton or Stanton Upthorpe formerly occupied by Robert Moss, then Edward Pool, containing two hundred and ten acres. Messuage where John Ford formerly dwelt with house, edifices, buildings, barns and stables (all now wasted) yards, gardens and orchards (now converted into meadow) with one close of meadow adjoining, containing three acres in Stanton Upthorpe.
Closes of pasture called the Grove and Hilly Pightle in Stanton Upthorpe, containing 5 acres.
Close called Pond Close containing 8 acres.
Close called Hoggs Croft containing 9 acres.
Close of meadow containing ten acres, part of a close called Jolly's formerly Webbs.
Close containing 5 acres part of Jolly's formerly Webbs.
Close of pasture containing 5 acres called Oversmiths.
Messuage where John Stebbing formerly dwelt called Snows with yards, gardens, orchards, barns, stables and appurtenances.
Two acres of pasture adjoining the above at Stanton Upthorpe.
Two pieces of inclosed land called Nuttings containing together 5 acres.
Allotment late part of Upthorpe Common containing one acre and eleven perches bounded by public road to S.W., land formerly belonging to John Wiseman then to Charles Camell to W., by garden and inclosure part of the premises previously described to N. and by lands formerly belonging to Hannah Maria Gibson and then to John Randall to E.
All these premises now occupied by Daniel Taylor.
Signed and sealed by the parties witnessed. Dan. Potter. Sam. Golding.
Endorsed: Memorandum that principal and interest monies had been paid off and the term of 1000 years satisfied.
Signed: Sarah Ion. Witness: John W.Ion.

(Bundle of Old Deeds B). H.J.Wilkinson Esq.  TEM.173/209-219  [n.d.]

Contents:
"Writings relating to property purchased by you of M.A.Hogg's Trustees, situate at Stanton. Messuage and tenement near Steel Sap Way.

Release  TEM.173/209  13 Feb. 1817

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Contents:
(1) Joseph Phillips of Stanton, formerly of Troston, farmer (2) John Miller of Walsham in the Willows, farmer (3) Thomas Baker of Great Ashfield, farmer (4) Robert Glover of Stanton, farmer (5) Thomas Buckley of Stanton, farmer.
Messuage and farm with houses, outhouses, edifices, buildings, barns, stables, yards, gardens, orchards and 2 pieces of pasture ground adjoining, containing together 4 acres in Stanton between lands formerly of Thomas Witherby in right of his wife and since of John Freeman, gentleman, on S.W., Steel Gap Way on the N.E., part, abutting on Steel Gap Way to N.W., and upon lands formerly of Stephen Vincent and since of John Freeman to wards E.
Also piece of pasture with a cottage or haybarn containing 3 acres in Stanton near a street called Upthorpe Street on N.W., abutting on land formerly of John Freeman on S. and W; on a common called on N.E. Occupied by William Lord, then William Baker and then Robert How.
Also piece of meadow or pasture formerly part of Upthorpe Common containing one acre one rood and five perches abutting on lands of John Taylor on W. and N; on lands of Richard Lock on N.E; and on the road to S.E. This land allotted to Hannah Maria Gibson under Stanton Inclosure Award and subsequently conveyed to Joseph Phillips and John Miller upon various trusts.
Piece of land containing two roods and thirty two perches bounded by land of Hannah Maria Gibson towards S.W.; by an Inclosure belonging to John Taylor to N.W; by land of Edmund Lock towards N.E; and by public road towards S.E. Occupied by Francis Bradley.
Various trusts set out in detail. Signed and sealed by the parties. Witnessed Ja. Golding; Fredc.Fowell.

Release, subsequent to Lease of 7 Dec. 1821, and Merger of Term in part performance of trusts created by Indenture of 12 & 13 Feb.1807.  TEM.173/210 (a)  7 Dec. 1821

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(1) Joseph Phillips of Stanton, farmer (2) Robert Glover of Stanton, farmer (3) Thomas Buckley of Stanton, farmer (4) John Randall of Little St. James's Street, Westminster, chandler and cowkeeper (5) Thomas Avey of Stanton, farmer. Property as described in the previous document.
210 (b) Lease for a year. (1) Robert Glover of Stanton, farmer; Thomas Buckley of Stanton, farmer (2) John Randall of Little St.James Street, Westminster, chandler and cow-keeper. Messuage with houses, outhouses, barn, stable, buildings, orchard, yards and gardens containing one rood and thirteen perches. Piece of arable ground called First Gibsons containing two acres two roods and ten perches. Also piece of arable ground called the New Allotment containing one acre one rood and thirty nine perches. Piece of pasture called Long Meadow containing 2 acres one rood and three perches. Piece of arable land called farther Gibson's containing one acre one rood and twenty nine perches. All these pieces situate in Stanton and occupied by Robert Glover. Signed and sealed by Robert Glover and Thomas Buckley. Witnessed. J.W.King; Thos. R.Andrew

Assignment of a term of 1000 years.  TEM.173/211  8 Dec. 1821

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Contents:
(1) Samuel Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman (2) Robert Glover of Stanton, farmer (3) John Randall of Little St. James Street, Westminster, Chandler and Cowkeeper and the Rev. Arthur Rogers of Walsham le Willows clerk. Messuage or tenement formerly of Thomas Woods and Ann his wife and Judith Long with the houses, outhouses, edifices, buildings, barns, stables, yards, gardens, and two pieces of pasture ground, containing together 4 acres in Stanton, between lands formerly of Thomas Witherby in right of his wife, and then since of John Freeman, gentleman, on S.W.; Steel Gap Way on N.E.; abutting on Steel Gap to N.W.; and on lands formerly of Stephen Vincent and the land of John Freeman to S.E.; Piece of arable land with a cottage or haybarn on it containing 3 acres in Stanton near Upthorpe Street on N.W. Lands of John Freeman on S.W.; and upon Upthorpe Common on N.E.part. Samuel Golding, at request of Robert Glover and on nomination of John Randall, assigns term to Arthur Rogers in trust for John Randall. Signed and sealed by the parties witnessed J.W.King; Tho.R.Andrews; Jas. Golding.

Copy of Consent of Mrs. Elizabeth Monger to the sale of the estate of the late Mrs. M.A.Hogg  TEM.173/212  29 June 1875

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Contents:
Authorising Charles Alexander White of Dorking, Surrey, Surveyor and William Robert Monger (her husband) of Ewell, Surrey, to seel real estate at Hepworth

Copy of Statutory Declaration of William Robert Monger  TEM.173/213  5 July 1875

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Contents:
That Mary Ann Hogg, widow, deceased, late of Epsom, Surrey, never had any children. Signed W.R.Monger in the presence of George White.

Particulars and conditions of sale.  TEM.173/214  30 June 1875

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Lot I. House and land in Hepworth numbered 403-406, and 428-439 on tithe commutation plan. Lot 2. Inclosure of arable land in Hepworth, numbered 225 on tithe commutation plan. Lot 3. Three inclosures of arable and pasture land in Stanton numbered 720, 737, 738 on tithe commutation plan. Lot 4. Inclosure of arable land in Stanton numbered 721 on tithe previous document. Signed and sealed Joseph Phillips, Robert Glover, Thos. Buckley, John Randall, Tho. Avey. Witness J.W.King; Tho. R. Andrew, Jas. Golding. Parchment 2 skins 8 Dec.1821. Commutation plan. Lot 5. Inclosure of arable land in Stanton numbered 705 on tithe commutation plan. Lot 6. Cottage with small barn, numbered 581 land 601 on tithe commutation plan.
Sale to be held

Office Copy. Order of Exchange of Lands in Walsham le Willows and Stanton  TEM.173/215  5 Sept. 1871

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Between (1) Hooper John Wilkinson of Walsham le Willows, esq., (the person interested under the provisions of "The Acts for the Inclosure Exchange and Improvement of Land" in the land specified in the first schedule in the parish of Walsham le Willows (2) Thomas Hutton Wilkinson of Walsham le Willows, esquire; the said Hooper John Wilkinson; Samuel Golding of Martindale, Westmorland, clerk, and John Miller of Walsham le Willows, brewer and merchant, the trustees of the Poor Land of the parish of Walsham le Willows (the persons interested under the said Acts in the land, specified in the second schedule; in Stanton.
Order by the Inclosure Commissioners for the exchange of the two properties. Signed and sealed G. Darby and G. Ridley Certified a true copy and sealed with the official seal of the Inclosure Commissioners for England.
Coloured plan.

Conveyance.  TEM.173/216  11 Oct 1875

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Charles Alexander White of Dorking, Surrey, valuer and William Robert Monger of Ewell, Surrey, gentleman (2) Elizabeth Monger (wife of William Robert Monger) (3) Hooper John Wilkinson, of Walsham le Willows, esquire (4) Henry Evan Wilkinson of Walsham le Willows, esquire. Inclosures in Stanton, numbered 737 and 738 on the Tithe Commutation plan, containing 4 acres and 15 perches abutting on the road to Walsham le Willows to N; on land of Hooper John Wilkinson to S. & E.; and upon land of Isaac Parkington to W; all of which occupied by Hooper John Wilkinson. Signed and sealed by the parties. Witnessed Walter Jno.White; Benjamin Haynes, John King.

"Mr. Goldings Costs and Expenses in the Exchange between the Trustees of Walsham Town Lands and H.J.Wilkinson, Esq.,"  TEM.173/217  19 Mar. 1872

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Covers the period 25 Sept. 1869 - October 1871, the total charge being £27. 13. 4.

Receipts  TEM.173/218  1871-1872

Receipt  TEM.173/218/(a)  9 Mar. 1872

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For £3.3.0d, paid by H.J.Hooper Esq., to S.W. Hunt re exchange with Walsham Trustees.
(Received)

Receipt  TEM.173/218/(b)  7 Nov. 1871

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For £1.10.0d, by J.T.Clarke for surveying and making plans of land.
(Received)

Receipt  TEM.173/218/(c)  8 July 1871

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For £1.8.0d, from Copyhold Inclosure and Tithe Commission for payment for engrossed copies of altered apportionment (Walsham le Willows).
(Received)

Receipt  TEM.173/218/(d)  Received 2 Nov. 1871

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For £5.18.6d by the Inclosure Commission for Expenses to be repaid to the Consolidated Fund in the matter of the Walsham le Willows Exchange.

[no title]  TEM.173/218  9 Sept 1871

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(d) (ii) Letter from the Inclosure Commission to H.J.Wilkinson esq., re the Walsham le Willows Exchange.

[no title]  TEM.173/218  Undated

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(d) (i) and (ii) are stuck together.

Letter from Tho. M. Golding to H.J.Wilkinson  TEM.173/219 (a)  12 Mar 1872

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Re charges

Letter from Tho. M. Golding to H.J.Wilkinson (acknowledging receipt of charges)  TEM.173/219 (b)  19 Mar 1872

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Letter from Tho. M. Golding to H.J.Wilkinson (re Exchange).  TEM.173/219 (c)  8 April 1872

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Box No. 1 Bundle G. Wranges of Wrens Hall Farm.  [no ref. or date]

Release of Legacy.  TEM.173/169  1 Jan 1845

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(1) Baker Taylor of Redgrave, Grocer and Draper (2) Sarah Ion of Bury St. Edmunds, widow (3) Daniel Taylor of Stanton, farmer. Release of legacy to Mary Taylor of £1000 chargeable on Wren's Hall in Stanton under will, which became due to Baker Taylor on death of Mary Taylor. Recites: Will of Jonathan Taylor dated 14 July 1827, proved 10 April 1829. Indenture of Mortgage dated 4 Nov, 1830. Will of Mary Taylor. Signed and sealed Barker Taylor, Daniel Taylor.

Mortgage  TEM.173/170  18 June 1845

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(1) Daniel Taylor of Stanton, farmer (2) Baker Taylor of Brandon, Grocer and Draper (3) The Rev. William Hepworth of Finningham.
Wren's Hall estate as described in previous documents. Signed and sealed Daniel Taylor and Baker Taylor.

Mortgage for £400  TEM.173/171  22 Jan 1848

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(1) Daniel Taylor of Stanton, farmer (2) William Taylor of Stanton, farmer (3) The Rev. William Hepworth late of Finningham, then of Botesdale. Wranges Hall estate as described in preceeding documents. Recites indenture of 4 Nov 1830 and another of 18 June 1845. Signed and sealed Daniel Taylor, William Taylor and William Hepworth.

Further Charge of £300 upon the same property  TEM.173/172  8 Nov. 1848

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(1) Daniel Taylor of Stanton, gentleman (2) The Rev. William Hepworth of Botesdale. Recites indentures of 4 November 1830, 18 June 1845. Signed and Sealed Daniel Taylor and William Hepworth.

Conveyance  TEM.173/173  15 October 1856

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(1) Daniel Taylor of Stanton, gent, and Esther his wife (2) Rev. William Hepworth, late of Finningham since of Botesdale (3) Isaac Fiske of Troston farmer (4) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, gent.
Wranges Hall Estate. Receites:- Mortgage of 4 Nov. 1830. Release of 18 June 1845. Mortgage of 18 Nov 1849. Agreement for sale between Daniel Taylor and Isaac Fiske.
Signed and sealed Wm. Hepworth. Isaac Fiske, Daniel Taylor or E. Taylor with plan and certificate 12 Oct. 1859. of Esther Taylor's consent taken by Shirley Nunn and Samuel Golding. (parchment 2 skins).
174 Conveyance (1) Sarah Ion of Bury St. Edmunds, widow (2) Isaac Fiske of Troston, farmer (3) Anna Elizabeth Banly of Kenninghall, Norfolk widow. Wrens Hall in Stanton containing 98 acres 1 rood 18 perches occupied by William Crown and then by Isaac Fiske, described as follows in the Tithe Apportionment 739 Little pasture 6a 2r 31p; 740 Front Pasture 2a 3r 20p; 714 House yard and garden orchard and plantation 3r 31p; 742 Hog Stye field 9a 1r 8p; 744 Barn yard, premises and stackyard 0a 3r 11p; 748 Upper long Meadow 4a 2r 15p; 749 Further Walsham field 7a 0r 38p; 750 Ten Acres 9a 3r 35p; 751 Eight acres 7a 3r 5p; 752 Little Six Acres 6a 1r 1p; 753 First Walsham Field 5a 2r 9p; 754 Lower Long Meadow 5a 0r 16p; 755 New meadow 6a 3r 17p; 756 Three Corner Meadow 3a 1r 6p; 758 Further Seven Acres 7a 2r 8p; 759 Little Brooks 4a 2r 6p; 761 Upper Brooks 4a 1r 32p; 762 Lower Brooks 4a 2r 18p.
Recites:- Indenture of 4 Nov 1830.
Statutory Indenture of 12 Oct 1849.
Statement of money owed to Sarah Ion by Isaac Fiske.
Signed and sealed Sarah Ion, Isaac Fiske.

Mortgage for £1000.  TEM.173/175  15 April 1864

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(1) Anna Elizabeth Banly of Kenninghall, Norfolk, widow (2) Edward Diggens and George Francis Diggens of Wood Street, Cheapside in the City of London, warehouseman.
Wrens Hall as described previously.
Proviso of redemption on repayment of £1000 by Anna Elizabeth Banly on 15 April 1852. Signed and sealed Anna Elizabeth Banly, Edward Diggens and George F. Diggens.
15 Oct. 1851
Annexed to preceeding document: Further advance of £100, secured by same parties on same properties. Signed and sealed as before.

Mortgage.  TEM.173/176  11 April 1857

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(1) Anna Elizabeth Banly of Kenninghall, Norfolk, widow (2) Philip Baker of Woolpit, farmer. Wrens Hall estate. Recites 2 previous documents. Signed and sealed Anna Elizabeth Banly and Philip Baker.

Notice of Second Mortgage  TEM.173/177  Nov. 1857

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Directed to Edward Diggens and George Francis Diggens, effected by preceeding indenture of mortgage. Signed by Anna Elizabeth Banly & Philip Baker.

Particulars and Conditions for sale  TEM.173/178  2 Sept. 1868

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Of Wren's Hall, Stanton, to be sold 11 Dec. 1867. and Agreement by H.J.Wilkinson to purchase the estate for £2750 by private contract and receipt for deposit of £275 WITH PLAN.

Conveyance.  TEM.173/179  12 Oct 1868

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(1) Edward Diggens of Wood St. Cheapside, London, warehouseman and George Francis Diggens, late of Wood Street, Cheapside, Warehouseman, but now of the City of Norwich, linen draper. (2) Philip Baker, late of Woolpit then of Wickhambrooke, farmer (3) Anna Elizabeth Banly of Kenninghall, Norfolk, widow, (4) Hooper John Wilkinson of Walsham le Willows, Esquire, (5) The Rev. Thomas Edward Wilkinson of Rickinghall Superior, clerk. Wren's Hall estate.
Recites Indenture of 15 Oct 1856
Another of same date; indenture 11 April 1857; indenture of 15 April 1864 (all listed above) Signed and sealed Edward Diggens, Geo. F. Diggens, Philip Baker, Anna Elizabeth Banly and H.J.Wilkinson

Memorandum of Purchase Agreement.  TEM.173/180  4 Aug. 1886

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Between (1) the Rev. Richard Hudson Gibson, the Right Reverend Thomas Edward Wilkinson, (bishop) and Frederick Cross. (2) William Biddell of Lavenham. Lot 8 of the Particulars of the Walsham Hall, Estate in Walsham and Stanton.
Signed R.H.Gibson for self and Co-vendors.

Conveyance.  TEM.173/181  11 Oct 1886

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(1) The Rev. Richard Hudson Gibson of Lound Rectory, Suffolk, Clerk in Holy Orders, Frederick Cross of Halesworth, Esq., and the Right Rev. Thomas Edward Wilkinson of Walsham Hall, Coadjutor Bishop for North and Central Europe.
Wrens Hall or "Renshall" particulars of land, described above, set out in schedule. WITH PLAN.
Signed and sealed by R.H.Gibson, Frederic Cross and T.E.Wilkinson. Witnessed by A.M.Gibson, spinster, Land Rectory, Lowestoft; Willett Rain, Solicitor, Halesworth E.H.Wilkinson, engineer, Montreal, Canada.

Insurance Policy issued by the Alliance Assurance Company  TEM.173/182  27 Oct 1886

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To William Biddell of Lavenham. Esq., against damage by fire to premises on the Wrens Hall estate. Signed J.H.Portens Cakes.

Certificate of Redemption of Land.  TEM.173/183  15 Nov 1898

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Tax by John Martineau. Esq., of Heckfield, Southampton payable on Wrens Hall, Stanton, as described above.
WITH PLAN
Signed F.L.Robinson & Edmund W.Wodehouse.

Schedule of Documents  TEM.173/184  Undated

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Relating Wrens Hall or Renshall in Stanton (1744-1886)

Schedule of Deeds  TEM.173/185  [14?] Jan 1899

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Relating to Wrens Hall or Renshall in Stanton.
(1830-1898)

Martineau Stanton.  TEM.173/288  Undated; 11 October 1898

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(i) Wm. Biddell, esq., of Lavenham (ii) John Martineau, esq., of Heckfield, Hants
Conveyance, for £900, of freehold Farm called Wrens Hall or Renshall, with cottages, barns, etc., and 103a., now or late in occupation of Thos. Baker.
Schedule of field-names, giving acreages and state of cultivation, refers to attached plan of numbered fields [no scale]

LANDS IN STANTON  [no ref. or date]

Abstract of the Title  TEM.173/244a  1899

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Of Robert Emlyn Lofft esquire as tenant for life of a close of land at Stanton.
Will of Robert Emlyn Lofft of Troston Hall, Suffolk, Esquire, executed 31 May 1847 and re executed 29 July 1847.
Executors: The Revd. Walter John Spring Casborne of Pakenham, clerk; Henry Wilson of Stowlangtoft, Esquire; Charles Hall of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, Barrister at Law.
Confirmed settlement made on his marriage of £400 p.a. payable to his wife out of his estate at Troston.
Gave property in Stanton, Hepworth, Bardwell and Troston or elsewhere in Great Britain charged with said annual sum of £400, a sum of £2,000 by way of Mortgage and charged as to his farm in Stanton formerly occupied by Mr. Thos. Avey and then by Wm. Taylor with £50 p.a. payable to the testators half-sister Laura Capel Lofft, to the uses thereon declared as follows:
As to all the same property, except the advowsons of the United Rectories of Stanton St. John the Baptist and Stanton All Saints, to the use of Walter John Spring Casborne, Henry Wilson and Chas. Hall for term of 100 years and the advowson excepted above for term of 99 years, to use of testators eldest son Henry Capel Lofft for life, creating settlement with contingent remainders etc. mentioning Revd. Reginald John Buller, clerk, Rector of Troston, the testators second son R.E.Lofft, daughters Laetitia, Eliza and Anne. 20 May 1892 Mortgage (1) R.E. Lofft then of Troston Hall (Mortgagor) (2) The Hon. Alfred Erskine Gathorne Hardy of 22 Charles Street, Berkley Square, London, M.P., Robert Henry Bullock Marsham of 62 Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London, Esquire, and William Rolle Malcolm of 59 Strand, London, Esquire, the estate trustees of the Law Life Assurance Society (3) William Biddell of The Hall, Lavenham, Estate Agent (who was appointed received of the rents and profits).
Manors messuages lands and hereditaments therein described; Messuages lands and hereditaments in Stanton containing 1239A, 3R, 18P, described in the second schedule to the deed and marked on the plan marked B. in blue.
Messuages lands and hereditaments in Hepworth therein described.
23 June 1893 Mortgage (1) R.E. Lofft (2) The Rt. Hon. Sir Henry James of 1, New Court, Temple, Knight, Q.C., M.P., the Hon. A.E.G. Hardy, Robert H.B. Marsham and W.R. Malcolm, the then present estate trustees (3) The Caledonian Insurance Co. of 19 George St., Edinburgh.
Supplemental to previous mortgage.
23 June 1893 Mortgage (1) R.E. Lofft (2) Geo. James Robinson, Thomas Sansome Preston and Montague Haslam Stow all of 35 Lincoln's Inn Fields, gentlemen.
Supplemental to the last indenture, 21 Feb. 1898 Mortgage (1) R.E. Lofft (2) Fitzgerald Nash of 31 Saville Row, London, gent.
Supplemental to the previous indentures.
4 March 1899 (1) F. Nash (2) R.E. Lofft and Laetitia Holden, c/o Messrs. Wade and Wade, Solicitors, Saffron Walden, Essex, widow.
Supplemental to the last indenture.
Executed by F. Nash and R.E. Lofft.
4 March 1899 (1) R.E. Lofft (2) Laetitia Holden (3) Henry Capel Lofft Holden of The Eaves, Belvedere, Kent, a Major in Her Majesty's Royal Artillery and Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh of Grove Cottage, Granchester, Cambridge and Emmanuel College in the University of Cambridge, Esq. (4) H.C.L. Holden and Chas. Stewart Douglas Wade of Saffron Walden, Essex, Solicitor.
Supplemental to the above.
From the first schedule inter alia Pasture, no. 548 on plan of Stanton Hall Estate as revised by Alger and Son of Diss, Norfolk in 1895 comprising 1A, 3R, 28P.

Copy of Order made in the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division.  TEM.173/244b  24 July 1899

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Before Mr. Justice Kekewich, in Chambers.
Concerning property in Troston, Honington, Stanton and Hepworth, settled under the will of Robert Emlyn Lofft dated 31 May 1847, and in the matter of the Settled Land Act 1822.
Upon an application by originating summons dated 22 June 1899 of Robert Emlyn Lofft of Troston, esquire (tenant for life under the settlement created by the above mentioned will) and upon hearing solicitors for the applicant and upon reading Probate of Will of Robert Emlyn Lofft granted on 30 Nov. 1847 to Rev. Walter John Spring Casborne, Henry Wilson and Charles Hall, an affidavit of Edward Walter Williamson filed on same day, affidavit of Thomas Musgrave Francis filed 29 June 1899, as to fitness of proposed trustees, and consents of Henry Capel Lofft Holden and Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh to act as trustees.
The judge appointed Henry Capel Lofft Holden of The Eaves, Belvedere, Kent, and Major in Her Majesty (sic) Royal Regiment of Artillery and Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh of Emanuel College, Cambridge, Librarian and formerly Fellow of the said College.

Receipted Account  TEM.173/244c  24 Nov. 1899

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Of John Martineau Esq., for charges by Messrs. Bankes Ashton & Holly.

Deed of Consent to Sale  TEM.173/245  30 Oct. 1899

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To John Martineau, esq., (1) The Caledonian Insurance Co., Incorporated by Royal Charter and Special Acts of Parliament, 19 George St., Edinburgh.(2) Thomas Sansome Preston of 35 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, gentleman and Montague Haslam Stow of the same address, gentleman. (3) Laetitia Holden, widow, in the case of Messrs. Wade and Wade, Solicitors, Saffron Walder, Essex. (4) Henry Capel Lofft Holden of The Eaves, Belvedere, Kent, a Major in Her Majesty's Royal Regiment of Artillery and Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh of Emmanuel College in the University of Cambridge, esquire. (5) Robert Emlyn Lofft of Troston, Suffolk, esquire.
(Robert Emlyn Lofft had executed mortgages in favor of, or which were vested in the parties of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th parts).
Enclosure of pasture land in Stanton containing 1 acre, 3 roods, 28 perches occupied by William Biddell, numbered 760 on Tithe Map and 548 on 1895 plan of Stanton Hall Estate.
I Schedule of Mortgages affecting property 20 May 1892 (1) Robert Emlyn Lofft. (2) Hon. Alfred Erskine Gathorne Hardy, M.P., Robert Henry Bullock Marsham and William Rolle Malcolm. (3) William Biddell.
II 23 June 1893 (1) Robert Emlyn Lofft. (2) The Right Hon. Sir Henry James, Knight, Q.C., M. P., the Hon. Alfred Erskine Gaythorne Hardy, Robert Henry Bullock Marsham, and the said William Rolle Malcolm. (3) The Caledonian Insurance Company.
III 23 June 1893 (1) Robert Emlyn Lofft. (2) George James Robinson, Thomas Sansome Preston and Montague Haslam Stow.
IV 8 Dec. 1896 (1) George James Robinson. (2) Thomas Sansome Preston and Mortague Haslam Stow.
V 21 February 1898 (1) Robert Emlyn Lofft. (2) Fitzgerald Nash.
VI 4 March 1899 (1) Fitzgerald Nash. (2) Robert Emlyn Lofft. (3) Laetitia Holden.
VII 4 March 1899 (1) Robert Emlyn Lofft. (2) Laetitia Holden. (3) Henry Capel Lofft Holden and Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh. (4) Henry Capel Lofft Holden and Charles Stewart Douglas Wade.
Signed and sealed: Caledonian Insurance Company; Montague H. Stow; T. Sansome Preston; Laetitia Holden; H.C.L. Holden; R.E. Lofft, Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh.
Witnesses: Robert H. Leadbetter, Director; Alex Sholt Douglas, Director; D.J. [? Surenue] Secretary (all of the Caledonian Insurance Company). Hy. A. Partridge, clerk, to Preston, Stow and Preston, 35 Lincolns Inn Fields; Alfred [Garr], British Consul, Lausanne, Switzerland; J.W. Zones, Engineer, 119 Herberts Road, Plumstead; Alfred Mason, printer, 18 Mill Lane, Cambridge; D.H. Creaton, Clerk in Holy Orders, Troston, Bury St. Edmunds.

Letter from Messrs. Houchen and Houchen, Solicitors, Thetford  TEM.173/232  25 Sept. 1900

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To T.M. Golding, Esq., Solicitor, Walsham le Willows, re sale of property in Stanton to Mr. John Martineau.

Cottages and lands in Badwell Ash.  [no ref. or date]

Conveyance  TEM.173/238  14 Oct. 1891

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(1) John Kilner of Bury St. Edmunds, surgeon. (2) John Martineau of Heckfield, Hants, Esq.
Piece of freehold meadow land now in two divisions and converted into Ozier Ground called "Lammas Meadow" in Badwell Ash; also 3 cottages and out-buildings erected on part of the piece of land with the gardens and premises belonging thereto. The property numbered 129 on the Tithe Map for the parish.
Recites conveyance of 11 Oct. 1880 between (1) Eld Edmund Clayton. (2) Thomas Mingaye Golding. (3) John Kilner
Signed and sealed by John Kilner.
Witness Samuel Golding, solicitor, Walsham le Willows.
Plan.

Deed of Exchange  TEM.173/228  20 Jan. 1873

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(1) George Edward Payne of Badwell Ash, Esquire. (2) John Martineau of Heckfield, Southampton, Esquire.
Sheep Close Pasture, Lower Grass Close and Further Prior Land in Badwell Ash in exchange for Stover House Piece, Eight Acres, Footpath Field, Three Acres and Horse Shoe Meadow in Badwell Ash.
Signed and sealed by the parties.
Witnessed Tho. M. Golding; Francis Compton of Middle Temple, Barrister.
Plan.

E: Wills of the Martineau Family.  [no ref. or date]

Copy of the Will of Richard Martineau of 17 Westboune Street, Hyde Park, Middlesex.  TEM.173/235  28 May 1864

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Bequests to his wife, Lucy Martineau; his nephew Frederick Manning Needham of Gloucester Square, Hyde Park; his coachman Joseph Barton; to William Mitson, his gardener at Walsham; trusts in favour of his daughters Mary Constance Martineau and Caroline Ann Martineau, and his son John Martineau; all property at Walsham le Willows and elsewhere in Suffolk to his son John Martineau.
Executors John Martineau and Frederick Manning Needham wife, then executors guardians of his daughter Caroline Ann.

Printed Copy of Will of John Martineau.  TEM.173/236  31 Jan. 1910

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Executors, His son Maurice Richard Martineau, wife's nephew Edward Charles Grenfell; and Frank Hay of 9 Lincolns Inn Fields, Solicitor.
Bequests to his daughter Violet Isabel; all real estate in Suffolk with the advowson of Walsham le Willows to his son Maurice Richard; reversion of real estate known as the Hollow near Tamrookam, Queensland, formerly the property of the late Grenville Kingsley and a life estate in which had been given to his sisters Miss Kingsley and Mrs. Harrison; real estate at Eversley and Finchampstead in the counties of Hants and Berks to his daughter Violet Isabel; legacies to his executors Edward Charles Grenfell and Frank Hay; to Miss Lilah Theodora Hervey Locke; to Miss Joanna Pollock; to his wife's nephew Edward John Erskine; to his godchildren Arthur Hughes Sterling, Maurice Ralph Kingsley, the Hon. Mrs. Guy Baring and Miss Violet Finetta Hervey; to the Hon. Mrs. William Feilding; Mrs. Vertue (nee Constance Miller;) to Mrs. Verim of Eversley; to Miss Edwards of Villa Victoria, Rome.
To Amy, Lady Pelly; to his wife's niece Maud Grenfell; to his wife's nephew Harry Adeane, and to Henrietta Lady Brooke, but, should she predecease the testator, the legacy to be divided between her daughters Constance and Rosalind.
To William Jaggard of Bury St. Edmunds and Walsham.
To the Treasurer of the Walsham le Willows Branch of the Foresters' Friendly Society to be applied by him for strenghtening the Old Age Pension Fund.
To George Leversuch of Warbrook Lane, Eversley, Gardener at Dressors.
To all his servants.
Annuities to Henry Wells, his gardener; Alfred Clarke his coachman; to Ann Smith his cook; to Mary Laurence his housemaid; to William Porter, his under gardener, to Catherine Gandy, formerly his parlourmaid, to William Pollard his Gamekeeper of Walsham; to widow Ray (senior) of Walsham; to James Pallant; to Harriet Pollard or Bloomfield; to James Allen and his wife formerly of Potash farm.
Interest in the leasehold of 17 Westbourne Street, London, to his son.
Bequest to Professor Hugh Egerton of Oxford. Witnesses: Mark F. Waters, 9 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. Solicitor and Algernon P. Sewell, of the same address, Solicitor, 16 July 1907.
First Codicil.
Annuity to Nurse Page of the Children's Home, Eversley.
Witnesses: L. Margaret Lonsdale, Oberway, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, and Janet Mitchell, maid to Miss Lonsdale, 40 Commerce St., Lossiemouth, Scotland.
22 Feb. 1908.
Second Codicil.
Bequest to Miss Lilah T.H. Locke of block of four cottages in Warbrook Lane, Eversley, now occupied by Nurse Page, Leversuch, Cottrell and Andrew, and revokes so much of the devise of the Eversley property as is necessary to effect this.
Revokes bequest to Prof. H. Egerton.
Revokes bequests to Hon. Mrs. Feilding, Mrs. Vertue and Miss Edwardes.
Bequest to Miss Cottingham of Dressors, Eversley.
Witnesses: Joanna de M. Pollock, spinster, 3 Bloomfield Terrace, London, S.W., and Mary Monro, Spinster, Woodlands, Binfield.
25 June 1908.
Third Codicil.
Real estate at Eversley and Finchampstead (other than block of four cottages with their gargens and premises) to his daughter Violet Isabel Martineau for life. Subsequent arrangements name the testators three grandchildren, John Edmund Martineau, Richard Cator Martineau and Anthony Adeane Martineau. The testators intention was that these estates and the Walsham estates should never come into the hands of the same person. Witnesses: M.C. Martineau, Walsham le Willows, Bury St. Edmunds, spinster and M.J. Paris, of the same place, spinster.
25 Sept. 1908.
Fourth Codicil.
Bequests to his grandsons John Edmund Martineau, Richard Cator Martineau and Anthony Adeane Martineau.
Witnesses: H. Barber, Clerk of the Peace, The Castle, Winchester, and F. Rumbold, of the same place, clerk to Mr. Barber.
4 Feb. 1909.
Fifth Codicil.
Devises a life interest in the Eversley and Finchampstead estates to Miss Lilah Tilt. Locke, before that to his daughter set out in the 4th clause of the third codicil.
Revokes bequests to Sterling Maurice, Ralph Kingsley, Violet Finetta Hervey, Mrs. Verini, Lady Brooke or Constance and Rosalind Brooke, and to Maud Grenfell, and also to the Walsham Foresters Pension Fund.
Revokes bequest of an annuity to Harriet Pollard (or Blomfield). Witnesses Harriet K.P. Jubb, spinster, Glaston Hill, Eversley and Emily L.P. Glubb, spinster, of the same place.
20 April 1909.
Sixth Codicil.
Revokes bequest to his daughter Violet Isabel and in place thereof creates trust in her favour.
Bequest to Miss Enid Newton of the Ipswich Nurses Home, 7 Lower Brooke Street, Ipswich.
Witnesses M.C. Martineau of Walsham le Willows, spinster and M.J. Paris, of the same place, spinster.
22 July 1909.
Seventh Codicil.
Gives life estate in the cottage in which she now resides at Eversley to Nurse Matilda Page.
Witnesses J. Lindsay Johnston of Eastbridge, Crondall, Hants., J.P. for Hants, and T.H. Ormillow, Lt.-Col. Retired, J.P., for Hants, of The View, Fleet, Hants.
10 Sept. 1909.
Eight Codicil.
Bequeathes to Miss Lilah T.H. Locke a life estate in all his real estate at Eversley and Finchampstead, prior to that of his daughter Violet Isabel Martineau, save that the life estate in the cottage left to Nurse Page is to commence only from the date of the death of Nurse Page.
Witnesses M.C. Martineau of Walsham le Willows, spinster, and M.J. Paris of the same place, spinster. 2 Oct. 1908.
Ninth Codicil.
Revokes the appointment of his son Maurice Richard Martineau as an executor and appoints in his place Henry Erskine of the Bank of England. Newcastle Branch.
Devises advowson of Walsham le Willows to his trustees during the lifetime of Maurice Richard Martineau and the minority of the first son of his to attain the age of 21, whichever period shall be the longer, and outlines subsequent arrangements, Witnessed by Algernon P. Sewell, 9 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Solicitor, and Arthur W. Finch, of the same place, clerk to Messrs. Robins Hay and Co., Solicitors.
18 Oct. 1909.
Tenth Codicil.
Bequest to Lydia Clarke, daughter of his coachman.
Bequest to Widow Harriet Maria Cordery.
Revokes residuary bequest to his son bequeathes residue of his estate to his trustees to use of his daughter Violet Isabel for life and subject thereto in trust for his son Maurice Richard.
Revokes appointment of Henry Erskine as executor and trustees of his will and appoints his brother Robert S. Erskine in his place.
Witnesses Almena Strong, parlourmaid, Park Corner and Ethel Annie Penny, Kitchenmaid, Park Corner.

F: Miscellaneous papers of the Martineau estate.  [no ref. or date]

Lease (counterpart)  TEM.173/290 (a)  31 March 1855

Contents:
(i) Rich. Martineau, esq., of Weetbourne Street, co. Middlesex to
(i) Thos. Easlea, farmer, of Walsham le Willows.
Lease (counterpart) of Home Farm, Walsham, for eight years at an annual rent of £165.
Covenants for repair with thatch and daub, etc. (ii) covenants to do one day's work annually with a waggon team, when required, and to carry each year six tons of coal from Elmswell railway station to the mansion house at Walsham, now in occ. of Jas. Devereux Hustler, esq. the land to be cultivated on the four course system [details of rotation of crops].
Schedule of fields with acreage (arable or pasture).

Lease  TEM.173/290 (b)  23 September 1862

Contents:
Endorsed on 290 (a).
Lease (parties as 290 (a), excluding cottages which have been since pulled down; for eight years at the same rent.
[Mentions that 4a. of Readings is now converted to arable, and that the copyhold parts of one farm have been enfranchised].
Mangold wurtzel seed to be sown on any part of the summerlands in lieu of turnips, in the last year of tenancy, at the option of R. Martineau.

Lease  TEM.173/290 (c)  14 February 1870; 24 March 1876

Contents:
Endorsed on 290 (a).
(i) Jn. Martineau, esq., of Walsham le Willows to
(ii) Thos. Easlen.
Lease from year to year, at the same rent as (a).
(d)-(e)
Attached: notice from J. Martineau that the Agricultural Holdings Act, 1875 will not affect the lease; 22 March 1876 and reply of Thos. Easlen

LEASES etc  TEM.173/291 (a)  23 September 1862

Contents:
(i) Rich. Martineau, esq., to (ii) Wm. Green Hatten, farmer, of Walsham le Willows.
Lease (counterpart) of Church Farm, Walsham, now in occ. of the executors of Walton Kent, for eight years at an annual rent of £300.
Covenants for repair, as TEM.173/290 (a) and covenants for land drainage, including annual clearance of drains in the Lammas Meadows.
Covenants for carriage as TEM.173/290 (a), and also husbandry clauses. Schedule of fields with acreage (arable or pasture).
291 (b). Endorsed on 291 (a).
14 February 1870.
(i) Jn. Martineau, esq., of Walsham to (ii) Wm. Green Hatten.
Lease for eight years, as TEM.173/290 (a).
(c). 24 March 1876.
Copy of notice, as TEM.173/290 (d), with acknowledgement by Mrs. Sarah Hatten, executrix of W.G. Hatten.

Bundle of accounts and letters  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Re enfranchisement of property at Walsham.
To J. Martineau, Esq.

Note of Charge  TEM.173/237  19 Dec. 1871

5 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) Letter and note of charges from King and Son, Walsham le Willows. 8 Dec. 1871.
(2) Receipt for £151.13.5. paid by John Martineau to (J.W.) Sparke - enfranchisement consideration and Stewards compensations. 13 Dec. 1871.
(3) Letter from King & Son from Walsham, and account. 18 Dec. 1871.
(5) Letter to J. Martineau, Esq. re valuation of land for enfranchisement purposes.

Insurance Policy  TEM.173/239  11 July 1894

1 sheet

Paper

Contents:
Issued by the Alliance Assurance Company to John Martineau, Esq., of Heckfield, Winchfield, Hants., for £750 in respect of -
Private dwelling house near the Four Ashes at Walsham occupied by Charles Nunn: Gig-House and wood and coal sheds adjoining near above; shed adjoining last above; Piggeries and fowl house adjoining nearby.
Signed on behalf of company by Wm. Biddell.

Certificate of Redemption of Land Tax (No. 70364.)  TEM.173/113  7 Aug. 1890

2 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) Frederic Lacy Robinson Esq. and Sidney Godolphin Osbourne, Esq., Commissioners for the Redemption of Land Tax. (2) John Martineau of Walsham le Willows Esq. £13. 13. 8. on lands in Walsham le Willows as detailed on the certificate, and shown on attached plan.

Certificate of Redemption of Land Tax (No. 70364).  TEM.173/114  7 Aug. 1890

2 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) Frederic Lacy Robinson, Esq. and Sidney Godolphin Osborne, Esq., Commissioners for the Redemption of Land Tax. (2) John Martineau of Walsham le Willows, Esq. £1.6.0. on lands in Badwell Ash as detailed on certificate and shown on plan.

Certificate of the Redemption of Land Tax (No. 78526.).  TEM.173/115  7 Nov. 1895

2 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) Edmond Henry Wodehouse, Esq., and Thomas Browning, Esq., C.B., Commissioners for the Redemption of Land Tax. (2) John Martineau of Heckfield, Southampton, Esq. £1. 10. 10. on lands in Badwell Ash, shown on attached plan.

Certificate of Redemption of Land Tax (No. 95846).  TEM.173/116  11 Nov. 1898

2 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) F.L. Robinson and E.H. Wodehouse, Commissioners for the Redemption of Land Tax. (2) Charles Dickens Gordon of Walsham le Willows, Clerk in Holy Orders. £1. 12. 4. on Hall Headland Farm in Stanton, as shown on plan.

Certificate of Redemption of Land Tax (No. 78527).  TEM.173/117  7 Nov. 1895

2 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) Edmond Henry Wodehouse, Esq., and Thomas Browning Esq., C. B. Commissioners for the Redemption of Land Tax. (2) Maurice Richard Martineau of Heckfield, Southampton, Esq. 1//6d. on lands in Walsham le Willows shown on plan.

Certificate of Redemption of Land Tax (No. 78528).  TEM.173/118  1 Nov. 1895

2 sheets

Paper

Contents:
(1) Edmond Henry Wodehouse, Esq. and Thomas Browning, Esq., Commissioners for the Redemption of Land Tax. (2) Maurice Richard Martineau of Heckfield, Southampton, Esq. £1. 0. 0. on lands in Walsham le Willows described on annexed paper.

Copy Conveyance of Tithe Rentcharges.  TEM.173/119  (10 Aug. 1911)

(3 sheets paper)

Contents:
(1) William Henry Hayard of Harleston, Norfolk, gentleman. (2) William Durrant of Elmswell, gentleman. Rentcharges on lands (a) in Walsham le Willows and (b) granted by an Indenture dated 22 Dec. 1875 between (1) Thomas Mingaye Golding and (2) Ven. Frederic Bathurst and William Biddell, as set out in schedule.

Abstract of Title  TEM.173/120  23/2/26

3 sheets

Paper

Contents:
Of Lt.Col. Thomas Sheffield Newcome Hardinge D.S.O. to Tithe Commutation Rent Charge of parish of Badwell Ash, Suffolk. (i) Will of William Cyrill Newcome of Boothby Pagnell, Lincolnshire, clerk in Holy Orders: Appointed Henry Morris Upcher, husband of his niece Maria Esther Upcher, and his nephew, Francis D'arcy William Clough Newcome executors: devised advowsons, impropriate rectories and great and small tithes in Badwell Ash or any other adjoining parishes to Francis D'arcy W.C. Newcome. 21 Aug. 1894
(2) William Cyrill Newcome died at Feltwell, Norfolk.
(3) Will proved in Norwich District Probate Registry by both executors.
(4) Will of Francis D'arcy William Clough Newcome: devised real and personal estate to his brother Edward Cyrill Newcome subject to debts funeral and Testamentary expenses: appointed Edward Cyrill Newcome, sole executor. 5 July 1897.
(5) Francis D'arcy W.C. Newcome died at the Lodge, Thurston, Suffolk. 9 Feb. 1910.
(6) Will proved Bury St. Edmunds District Probate Registry.
(7) Will of Edward Cyrill Newcome of Feltwell Hall, Norfolk; appointed nephews Thomas Sheffield Newcome Hardinge and Cyrill Henry Newcome Hardinge executors: bequeathed all real estate, tithes and manor of Badwell Ash to Thomas Sheffield Newcome Hardinge. 15 Oct. 1917.
(8) Testator died 24 Nov. 1917.
(9) Will proved in Norwich District Probate Registry by Cyrill H.N. Hardinge above, power reserved to other executor to prove will. 3 May 1918.
Endorsed: Received

Certificate granted  TEM.173/121  10 Mar. 1926

1 sheet

Paper

Contents:
On application of Odden F. Read, Solicitor, of Mildenhall that full estate duty had been paid in respect of tithes in or issuing out of Badwell Ash as passing on death of Edward Cyrill Newcome.

Conveyance  TEM.173/122  29 Mar. 1926

1 sheet

Paper

Contents:
(1) Thomas Sheffield Newcome Hardinge of Flaxmoor Caston, Norfolk, D.S.O., Lieutenant Colonel (retired) in the Royal Regiment of Artillery. (2) Maurice Richard Martineau of The Lawn, Walsham le Willows, esq. Tithe Rent charge of £28. 4. 3., as fixed by Instrument of Apportionment of 8 June 1841, and 2 altered apportionments one of 26 Feb. 1857, the other of 12 Sept. 1925, on land in Badwell Ash as set out in Schedule.
Witness E. Buckell, Caston Sub postmaster. 29 Mar. 1926.

Deed of Merger  TEM.173/123  19 April 1926

Contents:
By Maurice Richard Martineau of tithe rentcharge on land in Badwell Ash in the freehold.

Conveyance  TEM.173/124  Undated

1 sheet

Paper

Contents:
(1) William Durrant of Elmswell, gentleman.
(2) Maurice Richard Martineau. Tithe rent charge of 2/- per annum for a consideration of £1. 10. 0. 1st schedule, 2 enclosures of land in Walsham le Willows, numbered 199 and 396 on Tithe Map for the parish. 2nd Schedule (of documents to be produced by the vendor):
(1) Indenture (1) Thomas Mingaye Golding (2) Ven. Frederick Bathurst, Archdeacon of Bedford and William Biddell. 22 Dec. 1875.
(2) Indenture of Conveyance (1) Ven. Frederick Bathurst (2) William Henry Hazard (3) Thomas Pratt and William Henry Hazard. 1 Apr. 1903.
(3) Indenture (1) Thomas Pratt (2) William Henry Hazard. 21 Mar. 1907.
(4) Indenture of Conveyance (1) William Henry Hazard (2) William Durrant. 10 Aug. 1911.
Signed W. Durrant. Witnessed H.J. Smith, The Glade, Emswell, chauffeur. 23 July 1928.

Bundle of papers relating to Walsham Public Hall 1859-1947.  [no ref. or date]

Bundle of papers  TEM.173/249  24 Dec. 1878

1 sheet

Paper

Contents:
(a) Assignment of shares in "The Walsham Public Hall".
(1) John Francis of Badwell Ash, farmer; John Miller of Walsham le Willows, merchant. (2) William Taylor of Stanton, farmer; John Francis (3) Edward Easlea of Troston, farmer.
Six shares in "The Walsham Public Hall and other hereditaments of which Walton Kent was proprietor at the time of his death.
Recites.
I Indenture (1) Walton Kent of Walsham le Willows, surgeon (2) Walton Kent, John Miller, Thomas Mingaye Golding, John King, Henry Miller and Henry Drake and the other persons of the third part.
II Will of Walton Kent by which John Francis and John Miller were appointed executors.
Devised to Sarah Walton Kent and Amelia Baker his sisters the residue of monies to arise from his real and personal estates.
III No transfer of the shares was made Sarah Walton Kent and Amelia Baker.
IV William Taylor and John Francis as executors, proved the will of Sarah Walton Kent on 18 Oct. 1864.
V William Taylor and John Francis as executors proved the Will of Amelia Baker 9 Nov. 1868.
Signed and sealed. John Francis, John Miller and William Taylor.
Witnessed: John King, Solicitor, Walsham le Willows.
Paper 1 sheet. 9 Jan. 1869
Endorsement.
Assignment of Shares (1) Dennis Easlea of Barningham, farmer (the sole trustee appointed by an Extraordinary Resolution of the Creditors of the within named Edward Eastlea at a meeting held 9th July 1878 (2) Edward Easlea (3) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman.
Six shares in the Walsham Public Hall.
Signed and sealed: Dennis Eastlea, Edward Eastlea.
Witnessed: James (? French) clerk to Messrs. Salmon and Sons, Solicitors, Bury St. Edmunds.

Assignment of Shares  TEM.173/249 (b)  8 Sept. 1880

1 sheet

Paper

Contents:
(1) Eld Edmund Clayton of Bury St. Edmunds, gentleman (2) Thomas Mingaye Golding of Walsham le Willows, gentleman (3) John Martineau of Heckfield, Hants, Esq.
12 Shares in the Walsham Public Hall.
Recites
Appointment of Eld Edmund Clayton as a trustee in the matter of the liquidating of the affairs of J.M. Golding.
Signed and sealed E.E. Clayton and Tho. M. Golding.
Witnessed. C.E. Salmon, Solicitor, Bury St. Edmunds.

Assignment of Shares  TEM.173/249 (c)  9 Jan. 1894

1 sheet

Paper

Contents:
(1) Thomas Easlea of Walsham le Willows, gentleman (2) John Martineau of Heckfield, Hants, Esq. One share in "the Walsham Public Hall" and the stable, carriage houses and hereditaments thereto belonging.
Signed and sealed. T. Easlea.
Witnessed Samuel Golding, Solicitor, Walsham le Willows.

Assignment of Shares  TEM.173/249 (d)  Undated

Contents:
(1) Frank Hay of 9 Lincolns Inn Fields, Middlesex (2) Maurice Richard Martineau of Walsham le Willows.
13 shares of £10 each in the Walsham Public Hall.
Recites
I Appointment of Frank Hay; Edward Charles Grenfell and Robert Steuart Erskine as Executors and trustees of the will of the late John Martineau made, 16 July 1907.
II That the Will was proved 25 Feb. 1911 by Frank Hay and Robert Steuart Erskine alone.
III That by Deed Poll dated 31 March 1911 Edward Charles Grenfell disclaimed all real and personal estate given to him and all trust powers vested in him.
IV Deather of Robert Steuart Erskine on 14 May 1913.
V That the 13 shares formed part of the residuary estate of the late John Martineau to which Maurice Richard Martineau will become entitled on the death of his sister Violet Isabel Martineau.

Sale particulars  TEM.173/295  15 July 1852

Contents:
Of estate at Walsham le Willows, Badwell Ash, Bardwell, Hepworth, Stanton and Wattisfield, 779a. (plan attached) viz. The Lawn, Church Farm, the Home Farm with farmhouse called Readings, West Street Farm, Four Ash's Farm, cottages, etc. in Walsham; Scace's Hole Farm with the manor of North Hall, in Hepworth, Stanton and Wattisfield, woods, etc.

Sale particulars  TEM.173/296  15 July 1853

Contents:
As above, marked 2nd edition'
(3 copies, of which one has a declaration by Samuel Golding as to the lands of Jn: Sparke in Walsham, attached (as 250/7) and one has memorandum of sale to Rich. Martineau, esq., by private contract.

Plan of the estate  TEM.173/297 (a)  Undated

Contents:
(Printed plan as in 296) with altered field numbers.

Copy of reference to the plan  TEM.173/297 (b)  1866; Undated

Contents:
With field names; numbers of fields refer to the revised plan, 297 (a) arranged under farms.

Plan [n.d.] of the Walsham estate  TEM.173/298  Undated

Contents:
Omitting parts of West Street Farm and Scace's Hall Farm; Schedules official names with numbered fields; scale 13.3 in. to 1 m.

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