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Reference ADAMS
Covering dates 1612-1992
Held by East Sussex Record Office
Extent 5 Feet
Conditions of access Records are open for consultation unless otherwise indicated
Source of acquisition Deposited by Adams and Remers of Lewes, solicitors, on 14 Nov 1991 (ACC5786) and 19 Apr 1993 (ACC 6064)
Creators Adams and Remers, Lewes, solicitors

Contents:
Clients' and firm's papers of Adams and Remers



Firm's and clients' papers  ACC5786  [n.d.]

Firm's papers  [no ref. or date]

Boydell and Cooke letter book (33)  ACC5786/1  Jan 1930 - Apr 1930

Will list  ACC5786/2  c1874-1940

Notarial register of Lt Col C H N Adams  ACC5786/3  Jun 1935 - Nov 1973

Index to letter books 692-693  ACC5786/4  nd [? 1970s]

Volume entitled 'Where is it?'  ACC5786/5  nd; c1843-1962

Photograph of William Boydell  ACC5786/6  nd [C19th]

Analyses of partnership account  ACC5786/7  Dec 1850 - Dec 1891

Analyses of partnership account  ACC5786/8  Dec 1866 - 1907

Income tax returns for the practice  ACC5786/9  1848 - 1862

Income tax returns for the practice  ACC5786/10  1863-1891

Partnership account balance papers  ACC5786/11  1820-1857

Volume entitled 'Where is it?'  ACC5786/12  nd [c1900]

Deed or strong room register  ACC5786/13  c1840-1900

Clients' papers  [no ref. or date]

Papers, correspondence and accounts concerning the Cadbury Estate in Somerset and Compton Castle in Compton Pauncefoot, Dorset  ACC5786/14  c1898-1908

Draft conveyances and leases for Southover Manor School  ACC5786/15  1929-1939

Probate of the will of Abraham James of Glynde made 3 Feb 1612 and proved in PCC 8 Jun 1623 with contemporary box  ACC5786/16  1623

Account of tithe and Easter offerings due to the Revd P G Crofts of St John sub Castro, Lewes  ACC5786/17  Sep 1829

Lewes Dispensary letter book  ACC5786/18  Oct 1853 - Nov 1880

Housekeeping book for Underwood Villa, Torquay  ACC5786/19  Feb 1850 - Dec 1854

Particulars of the land of William Delves late of Uckfield held of the Manor of Framfield, with copy surrender of the land on the marriage of Mrs Martha Michelborne to Jonathan Brooker  ACC5786/20  17 Oct 1751

Deeds of 74 High Street and 1 Perrins Court, Hampstead, Middlesex  ACC5786/21  1870-1928

Contents:
MX 353942 (Robinson - Simon - Hudson)

Settlement on the marriage of the Revd James Leslie Randall of Binfield in Berkshire and Miss Ann Harriet Bruxner of Binfield Manor House (daughter of George Augustus Bruxner)  ACC5786/22  7 Apr 1856

Sale particular for the remaining portion of the Kingstonridge Estate near Lewes  ACC5786/23  13 May 1925

Probate of the will of Bridget Erlam  ACC5786/24  1828

Contents:
Late servant of the Revd Charles Edward North, formerly of South Mims in Middlesex and now Child Okeford in Dorset made 1 May 1822 and proved (PCC) 10 Apr 1828, with accounts and correspondence

Folder containing correspondence of Lord Temple of Stowe and Viscount Cobham  ACC5786/25  1733 - 1763

Deed of covenant to levy a fine between the Rt Hon Henry Hall Lord Gage and Thomas Partington concerning lands in Selmeston (endorsed plan by William Figg)  ACC5786/26  17 Apr 1827

Plan of the Broyle [Ringmer]  ACC5786/27  nd [C17th]

Contents:
Pen on paper. Shows landowners, Twesile Tonge Pond and Seymers Pond
19" x 13½", 1":6 gunters chains

Parts of a map of the lands of Sir William Thomas of Ratton in Willingdon [by Richard Budgen  ACC5786/28-31  c1760

Contents:
Pen and ink on parchment within a plain border with a compass rose. Shows names of lands and their extent, state of cultivation, and adjoining landowners
37" x 30", no scale
[Only 4 of the 6 sheets (originally joined to form a single sheet) were present]

Plan of 'St Anns Farm by W Stanford surveyor'  ACC5786/32  1781

Contents:
Pen and ink on parchment within a plain border with compass rose. Table of contents containing names of fields and their extents
32" x 27", no scale

'A survey and plan of certain lands the estate of Luke Spence esq lying in the parish of Ringmer in the County of Sussex by T[homas] Marchant'  ACC5786/33  1781

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper within a plain border with compass rose and scale of gunters chains. Table of contents containing names of fields and extents, state of cultivation, names of adjoining landowners given
27" x 21", 1":5 gunters chains

Map of 'The Manor Farm of Ranscombe belonging to the Rt Hon Henry Lord Viscount Gate' nd [Wm 1792]  ACC5786/34  c1792

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper, state of cultivation shown
15" x 25½, no scale

Plan of an unidentified farm nd [Wm 1792]  ACC5786/35  c1792

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper, same style as ACC5786/34
15" x 25½, no scale

Draft plan of Bentley Farm, Vines otherwise Terrible Down Farm, Old House Land otherwise Masketts otherwise Eyllmans Farm and Brockwells Farm belonging to the Rt Hon Henry Lord Viscount Gage nd [Wm 1793]  ACC5786/36  c1793

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper, names of adjoining landowners and state of cultivation of the land shown
23" x 19½", no scale

Draft plan of 'The Mote otherwise Moat Park and the Plashett Park with an allotment of the Broyle Park belonging to the Rt Hon Henry Lord Viscount Gate'  ACC5786/37  nd [c1800]

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper, names and extents of land, and state of cultivation
26" x 20", no scale

'A sketch of Winkton Farm situate in the parishes of Alfriston and Berwick' nd [Wm 1805]  ACC5786/38  c1805

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper, table of contents gives names of fields, their extents and occupiers, names of adjoining landowners given
19" x 30", no scale

'A survey and plan of certain lands lying in the parishes of Malling and Beddingham in the County of Sussex belonging to Sir Thomas Carr knt by John F Hitchins junior' nd [Wm 1818]  ACC5786/39  c1818

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper, names of occupiers and fields, state of cultivation and adjoining landowners shown
26½" x 24", 1":9 chains

Page from the Brighton terrier for land in West Laine Second Furlong nd [Wm 1818]  ACC5786/40  c1818

'A survey and plan of certain lands lying in the parishes of Malling and Beddingham in the County of Sussex belonging to Alexander Carr by John F Hitchins junior' nd [Wm 1818]  ACC5786/41  c1818

Contents:
Details as ACC5786/39
26" x 34", 1":6 chains

Plan of land in Alciston and Selmeston showing Charleston and Tilton  ACC5786/42  nd [c 1822]

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper
Irregular size, no scale

Terrier of Kingston Mill Laine in Kingston by William Figg  ACC5786/43  nd [1820s]

'Plan of an estate [Newick Place] in the parishes of Newick, Barcombe and Chailey in the County of Sussex'  ACC5786/44  nd [1820s]

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper within a plain border with compass rose and scale of chains. Names of farms and state of cultivation shown
37" x 24½", 1½":10 chains

Alfriston Tenant Laine  ACC5786/45  1779

Contents:
'Map of Alfriston Tenant Laine in the County of Sussex wherein is particularly described all the claims of the gentlemen who have lands therein set out by John Woodhams and James Cooper by a general consent therein in the year 1779. Copied from an original by Charles Ade Mar 1847 previous to delivering the original map to John Hoper esq who purchased it through me Mr C S Brooker'
Pen and ink on greased paper. Names of owners and extent of land shown 29" x 19", 1":2 chains

'Plan shewing the enclosed waste grounds at Bradby [Northamptonshire] belonging to Sir Charles Knightley Bart, Lord of the Manor' nd [Wm 1852]  ACC5786/46  c 1852

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper within a plain border with scale of chains. Table of contents containing names of occupiers
31" x 25½", ¾":1 chain

'Plan of the tenantry down and the West Hill in the parish of Findon in the County of Sussex by William Figg, Lewes'  ACC5786/47  1854

Contents:
Pen and ink on greased paper. Names of owners, extent of lands and numbers of sheep leazes shown
45" x 73", 1":3 chains
Endorsed: Examined by Lt Col Robert K Dawson Assistant Enclosure Commissioner 21 Dec 1855

Plans showing alterations to Malling Deanery by Lynam and Rickman, architects, Stoke-on-Trent  ACC5786/48  Nov 1857

Plan showing exchange of land at Brockenhurst, Hampshire between John Morant esq and Bowden Smith esq both of Brockenhurst, with articles of agreement affixed  ACC5786/49  23 May 1861

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper, scale of chains
42" x 26", 1":3 chains

'Sketch plan and sections showing the position & levels of the Croy Dyke and sluices at Intake to Deanfield also section from Croy to Thrashing Mill by Hugh Robertson, Dundee'  ACC5786/50  13 Aug 1862

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper with a plain border
22" x 30", various scales

Plans and specifications for a new cow lodge at Malling Deanery for E C Currey  ACC5786/51  3 Apr 1877

'Plan of lands in the parishes of Playden and East Guldeford Sussex and in the parishes of Brenzett and Brookland Kent belonging to Thomas Frederick Langford esq by George Fuller of Lewes surveyor'  ACC5786/52  Dec 1878

Contents:
Pen and ink on paper within a plain border with compass rose and scale of chains. Table of contents containing field names and their extents
26½" x 21", 1":6 chains

Plan of Shepherds Mead, Ringmer by E H Fuller, Architect and Surveyor, Lewes  ACC5786/53  May 1925

Contents:
Printed on linen
30" x 21", 1":104.165 feet

Plan of the Stanford Estate, Preston  ACC5786/54  nd [c1930s]

Contents:
Pen and ink on linen
33" x 27", no scale

Draft map on Ordnance Survey 25 inch sheets for enclosure of Ashdown Forest  ACC5786/55  1887


Related information: [See QDD/6/E15]

Clients' papers  ACC6064  [n.d.]

W W Grantham (EE 13)  ACC6064/1  1656-1878

Contents:
Little Pellingbridge Farm, Lindfield (53a), formerly copyhold of the Manor of Balneath, described in 1775 as customary land called Wills, formerly Geers. Includes sale particulars and plan Jun 1855
Harding - Bridger; Geer - Barnard - Waterman - Comber - Barnard Comber - Tomkins - Ricketts - Grantham

W W Grantham (EE 14)  ACC6064/2  1873-1928

Contents:
178,180, 182 Long Lane, The Grange Tannery, 122, 124, 126, 193-207 Weston Street, 1, 2, 48-56 Baalzephon Street, 161-163 Long Street, Bermondsey, (Surrey), 42 Newlands Park, Sydenham, land and houses Penge Lane, Sydenham and Beckenham, Elm Grove and land, Sydenham, (Kent)
Brooksbank - Grantham

Trustees of John Paine deceased and Alfred John Paine Kemp (DD 22)  ACC6064/3  1875-1943

Contents:
Patcham Place, Patcham, Brighton

Herbert J Powell (M 18)  ACC6064/4  1903

Contents:
Four pieces of land, part of Great Hides, St Annes, Lewes
Verrall - Powell

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (BB 79)  ACC6064/5  1849-1911

Contents:
Enfranchisements and releases of seignory of Rocks Estate lands at Isfield, Uckfield and Maresfield comprising various copyhold lands and tenements including land where a messuage formerly stood (1½a), near Budletts Common, grove near the forge (6a 3r 5p) and land lately part of the waste, all copyhold of the manor of Maresfield; messuage and land called Oldfords (40a), lands and cottages at Buckham Hill, messuage and lands called the Barn Field, North Field, Spring Field, Well Field and Stable Platt (9½a), all copyhold of the manor of Isfield; land formerly called Usborne's and now called Walletts Wood (3½a), near Ringles Cross, Uckfield, copyhold of the manor of Framfield; Hook Hall, Uckfield, copyhold of the manor of Buxted; land, (20a), part of Strood lands, Little Horsted, copyhold of the manor of Sheffield

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (BB 80)  ACC6064/6  1852-1867

Contents:
Admissions to various copyhold parts of the Rocks Estate in Buxted and Maresfield, including land called Forest Fields (25a 1r 25p), Buxted, and lands, part of Lt Barnsden Farm, Buxted (8a 3r 31p), all copyhold of the manor of Duddleswell; lands and messuage formerly part of the waste of the manor of Maresfield, including lands called Malling Budletts; lands and messuage, copyhold of the manor of Framfield, including a piece of middle assart land formerly called Usborne's now called Wallett's Wood, near Ringles Cross, Uckfield, (3½a) and land at Easons Green (35p)

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (BB 83)  ACC6064/7  1860-1933

Contents:
Miscellaneous documents relating to the Rocks Estate Uckfield including sale to Uckfield Local Board of land at Uckfield (1r 29p), now part of a larger piece of land called The Lag; leases and agreements with Uckfield UDC, for lands at Uckfield including part of Beeches Farm, Isfield (19a 1r 13p); tenancy agreement for Tom Fuller's Field, Uckfield (2a 3r 2p); sale of copyhold land of the manor of Framfield (2r 16p)

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (DD 21)  ACC6064/8  1759-1910

Contents:
Purchase of the manor of Framfield and estates in Framfield, Hartfield and Withyham including Bassetts Farm (191a), Broomlands (40a) and two woods called Broom Wood (14a) and Broomshaw (3a), Hartfield, Waterhouse als Walterhouse Farm, woodland and Four Oaks tenement, Hartfield, held with Carpenters als Chartness Farm, Hartfield and Withyham (292a in all), Bolebrook Mill and lands (11a) and Bolebrook Mill Wood (6½a), Hartfield, South Riding Wood (12a), Little Home Grove Wood als Birch Wood (3a) and southern part of Long Shaw Wood (9¼a), Hartfield. Includes lease of Court Lodge, Hooe, Chyngton Farm, Seaford and Cooden Farm, Bexhill, 1759
Sackville - Duke of Dorset - Earl De La Warr - Streatfeild

Richard James Streatfeild (DD 28)  ACC6064/9  1923-1939

Contents:
Duplicate conveyances for Rocks Estate (lots 71-118) including Woodbine Cottage, 13 New Town, and 15 and 19 New Town, Coppinghall, 46 Church Street, 1, 3 and 5 Pudding Cake Lane, Caffyns Garage, 41 High Street, slaughter house off the High Street, blacksmith's forge, Oval Rock Cottage, Plum Cottage, 17 New Town, 48 and 50 Church Street, 54 Grants Hill, Hathaway, 56 Church Street, The Malt House in Church Street, shop and messuage at 21 Church Street, 11, 13-17, 19 Church Street, Victoria Pleasure Ground, Uckfield Post Office, The Institute, Uckfield Grammar School, Uckfield Tennis Club, The White Cottage and Hunters Pit, Bell Farmhouse, Bridge Farm, all in Uckfield; The Kennels, Ringmer

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (EE 4)  ACC6064/10  1938

Contents:
Duplicate contract for sale of property in Maresfield, Uckfield, Little Horsted, Isfield and including The Kennels, Ringmer
Trustees of R J Streatfeild - Turner

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (EE 5)  ACC6064/11  1863-1866

Contents:
Conveyance of land, part of Horsted Pond Farm, Little Horsted (11a 3r 39p) and copyhold land adjoining (1r 20p), in Uckfield, held of the manor of Framfield
Edminson and others - Brown, as testamentary guardian of R J Streatfeild - Streatfeild

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (EE 6)  ACC6064/12  1862-1865

Contents:
Deed to bar the entail on the Rocks Estate comprising The Rocks mansion house, Uckfield, Budletts Lodge, Ivy Cottage, White Cottage, Horse and Barge Inn with wharf, Coomb Banks, Bridge Farm, Brands, Budletts Island, Bates Hole Farm, The White House, Buckham Hill Farm, Copwood Farm, Lodglands Farm, Wakelyns, Downland Farm, Bridge Cottage, Copwood Stable, Shortbridge Lodge, Spite Hall, Tealings Cottage, all in Uckfield, shops in Church Street, Uckfield, Upper Crest Cottage, Ridgewood, Uckfield, Ridgewood Farm, Goodhouse Farm and Boothland Farm, Uckfield and Little Horsted, Priors Farm and Browns Farm, Maresfield, Owlesbury Farm, Little Horsted, Twiggs Farm and Twyfords Farm, Framfield, cottages, woods and lands, Uckfield, Little Horsted, Maresfield, Buxted and Isfield; four copyhold cottages and bakehouse, Ridgewood Common, Uckfield, built on new assart land (1r 20p) and a house in Church Street, Uckfield, held of the manor of Framfield

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (EE 8)  ACC6064/13  1867-1868

Contents:
Land at Ridgewood Common, Uckfield (29p)
Marshall - Oakley - Streatfeild

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (EE 9)  ACC6064/14  [1737]-1868

Contents:
New House Farm and lands, Isfield
Smyth - Brand - Vincent - Lane and others - Streatfeild

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (EE 10)  ACC6064/15  1824-1873

Contents:
Little Buckham Hill Farm, Isfield (42a)
Desse - Blanshard - Mills - Power and others - Hanson and others - Maynard and others - Streatfeild

Trustees of Richard James Streatfeild (EE 11)  ACC6064/16  1873-1912

Contents:
Mortgage, transfer and re-conveyance of Owlsbury Farm and Goodhouse Farm, Little Horsted, Copwood Farm, Ridgewood Farm, Wakelyns Farm and Newhouse Farm, Uckfield, land at Pevensey

John and Agnes Milham (L 5)  ACC6064/17  1792-1906

Contents:
Old Hall Farm, Highhurst Wood, Buxted (3a 2r 24p), partly copyhold of the manor of Framfield; land and house called Great Hall, Buxted and land called Mabbs Croft (2a 3r 1p), copyhold of the manor of Framfield
Uridge and Attree - Dadswell - Watson - Milham - Powell and Lintott

Trustees of Thomas Shepherd Richardson (M 7)  ACC6064/18  1823-1893

Contents:
Hockmans comprising lands and outbuildings (15a 24p) and land on the Dicker, Chiddingly, formerly copyhold of the manor of Laughton
Gibbs - Lashmar - Smith - Richardson

Trustees of Thomas Shepherd Richardson (M 8)  ACC6064/19  [1861]-1906

Contents:
Pasture and woodland in Chiddingly on the road from Chiddingly to Whitesmith (16a 0r 14p), comprising Lot 8 of farms and lands in Chiddingly and East Hoathly sold by the Earl of Chichester by auction on 27 Jun 1905
Earl of Chichester - Richardson

Trustees of Thomas Shepherd Richardson (M 9)  ACC6064/20  [1848]-1909

Contents:
Two cottages at Whitesmith, Chiddingly, fronting the road from Whitesmith to Chiddingly, previously part of the waste of the manor of Laughton lying on e. side of Whitesmith Green and enfranchised on 27 Jul 1909
Guy - Verral - Hall - Richardson

Trustees of Thomas Shepherd Richardson (M 10)  ACC6064/21  1855-1895

Contents:
Customary messuage formerly called Lentals and since the Bird in the Hand and land (1a), croft of land called Tainters Croft (1½a), Chiddingly, two pieces of customary land called Ashurst (5a), Laughton, all copyhold of the manor of Laughton and enfranchised on 20 Sep 1894
Parris - Thomas; Goldfinch - Richardson

Executors of Nis Herman Rudebeck (AH 63(163))  ACC6064/22  1887-1992

Conditions of access: These documents are closed for 12 years from 31 Dec 1992

Contents:
The Gote House, Streat; Middleton House and lands (138½a), Westmeston and Streat; land, part of Oakwood Farm, Streat exchanged with East Sussex County Council in return for the extinguishment of H Rudebeck's right of way over ESCC property to the south of Oakwood Farm buildings. Includes statutory declaration concerning damage by enemy action to title documents for Middleton Manor, Westmeston, 14 Jan 1952

Executors of Walter Webb Ware (K 6)  ACC6064/23  [1835]-1935

Contents:
7 and 8 St Martin's Place, 8 and 10 Chandos Street (leasehold) in the parish of St Martin's in the Fields, Westminster
Anstey and others - Alexander - Webb Ware

Philip Henry Cooke (L 12)  ACC6064/24  1867-1937

Contents:
Purchase of Mote Mount Estate (243a), Hendon (Middlesex) - (MX 56184); land in Shenley (co Herts), adjoining a road on the Rowley Green Estate, Arkley, Barnet (Hertfordshire); 5 leasehold messuages, Ascot, Sunninghill (Berkshire). Includes partnership papers and dissolution

Philip Henry Cooke (23)  ACC6064/25  1895-1950

Contents:
2-14 Silvermere Road, 1a - 7a Willow Walk, land and stabling between the two roads and at the rear of Silvermere Road, Catford, Lewisham (Kent)

E Brown - Philip Henry Cooke - Miss B Cooke: Gerrards Cross Estates Co Ltd (L4)  ACC6064/26  1897-1938

Contents:
Bowles Farm and lands adjoining (166½a), formerly part of the Grove Estate, Chalfont St Giles (Buckinghamshire). Includes agreement between Charles Every Brown and others to form a private company called the Chalfont Estates Ltd, to acquire Bowles Farm and neighbouring lands for development, 29 May 1937

Anthony George Pelham (L 9)  ACC6064/27  [1905]-1938

Contents:
Purchase of 21 Moore Street, Chelsea, a leasehold property; (Crowe - Carter - Lane - Walker - Gaskell - Pelham)

C P Wills (L 3)  ACC6064/28  1764-1956

Contents:
Purchase of 3 Chapel Lane, London EC1, formerly part of property described as 1-3 New Buildings and 2, 3 Half Moon Alley, White Cross Street, St Giles Without Cripplegate, London

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