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Reference SAS/G
Covering dates 1255-1849
Held by East Sussex Record Office
Extent 42 series
Creators Gage family of East Sussex, Viscounts Gage

Contents:
Deeds and manorial documents concerning the estates of the Gage family in West Firle and also Maresfield, South Malling, Alciston, Berwick etc



HEIGHTON  [no ref. or date]

Settlement  SAS/G1/1  4 Apr 1397

Contents:
Richard de Herst, John, son of William Hadresham, Henry atte Grove and Andrew Fynch to Philip Seynteler, kt and his wife Margaret
1 The manors of Brambletye, Lavertye, Newenham, Tarring, Brighton, Jevington and Heighton, Sussex and Chaldegrave, Oxfordshire, Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, Oke, Buckinghamshire
2 Annual rent of £8 from John Roos for the manors of Aston Clinton and Chenerey, Buckinghamshire, and ther revesions of the manors of Aston Clinton, Chenerey and of Herdewyk in Oxfordshire, which John Roos holds for life by lease of PS
3 Rent of 5qrs 4bus of salt from Walter Tourymory from the manor of Lampham in the Lowey of Pevensey, and the reversion of the manor of Lampham which Walter Tourymory of Boreham [in Wartling] holds for life by lease by PS
4 The reversion of the manors of Aldeham and Wodeland, Kent, the manor of Notbourne St Clere, Sussex, which manors Elizabeth the wife of Warin Lerchidiacon, kt, holds for life by grant of PS's father John Seyntcler, kt
5 The reversion of the manor of Exceat, which Walter atte Hoke holds for life by grant of RH and the others
To hold to PS and MS and their heirs in tail, remainder to PS and his heirs
W: Thomas Sakevyle, kt, William de Etchynghame, James Pecham, Thomas Earyngton, William West
Four seals, including Richard de Hirst, (three pelicans impaling a blazing sun for St Clere)

Lease for 12 years at £5 13s 4d  SAS/G1/2  31 May 1463

Contents:
John Gage, esq and his wife Eleanor to Richard Adam of Tarring Nevill (Torrynge), yeoman the manor of Tarring St Clere with lands, pastures, rents, services &c, except wards, marriages, reliefs, heriots

Lease for 23 years £4 15s  SAS/G1/3  4 Aug 1501


Related information: See also SAS/G13/31

Contents:
John Gage, esq to John Roull of West Firle, husband of the manor of Heighton [St Clere], except rents of tenants, heriots, reliefs, wards, marriages, fines; rent, 7 marks and 20d

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G1/4  11 Jul 1502

Contents:
Richard Guldeford, kt, Edward Dudley, esq, Thomas Ifley, esq, Richard Saunder, John Asshenhurst, Henry Saunder, John Jurdan against John Gage, esq
The manor of Heighton [St Clere]

Lease  SAS/G1/5  10 Sep 1517

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Richard Ballard of West Firle, husbandman
The site of the manor of Heighton St Clere in West Firle and all the demesne lands

Grant  SAS/G1/6  10 Nov 1533

Contents:
John Gage, esq, kt to Richard Frenche and his heirs in tail
A parcel of meadow called the Scarryll in East Hoathly (N: lane from East Hoathly church to Chiddingly church; E: lane from Waldron to the Downs; S: land of John Comy; W:land late Baldwynnys)
Rent 10s, heriot of 10s and relief of 10s to JG's manor of Heighton St Clere

Grant  SAS/G1/7  11 Nov 1533

Contents:
John Gage to John Combes and his wife Christian, daughter and heir of Simon Affryth, and their heirs in tail
A tenement and garden called the Fryth and 12 pieces of land (50a) called the Wyst, the Upper Garden with house, the Estdoun, the Northdyke, the Morlyng, Longcroft, Powekhale, Wolsings, Gretrede, Longacre, the Shelff and Wyldlond, all in East Hoathly (to the highway from Whitesmith to Barne Crosse Gate)
Rent, heriot and relief to JG's manor of Heighton St Clere

Grant  SAS/G1/8  11 Nov 1533

Contents:
John Gage, kt, to William Cornforth and his heirs in tail
1 A tenement with garden and two pieces of land called Calmons (E: road from Waldron to East Hoathly church; S: lane from the road to the house of Robert Jakys; W: land of Robert Jakys; N: lane from Scarlycross to the butts of East Hoathly)
2 Seven pieces called Netherfeld (W: land of Richard French called Scarlys; other bounds given)
Rent, heriot and relief to JG's manor of Heighton St Clere

Grant  SAS/G1/9  16 May 1530

Contents:
Richard Saunders of Charlwood in Surrey, gent, at the request of John Gage, kt, to William Fitzwilliam, kt, treasurer of the king's household, Anthony Browne, kt, Henry Browne, esq, John Shelley, gent, Edward Belyngeham, John Guldeford, Richard Bray, Stephen Rootes and Thomas Pellond
The manor of Heighton [St Clere], which he with others recovered against JG in Trinity term, 1502
To the use of JG and his wife Philippa and JG's heirs

Grant for £11 9s 4d  SAS/G1/10  6 Oct 1548

Contents:
John Roole of Hene in [West] Tarring, husbandman, to John Gage, kt
A messuage and garden in Heighton in West Firle, in which Thomas Osborne then dwelt, and 8a 1r of land in the tenure of Thomas Osborne lying in divers parcels in Heighton, with pasture and common of pasture for seven animals called Retherbestes in the common of Heighton Also of a toft and 3a 3½r in drivers parcels in a place called the Borowe of Firle in the tenure of John Ballard of Preston, with common of pasture for two cows and one mare in the cowe lease and mare lease of Firle

Copy court roll of the manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/11  18 Mar 1578

Contents:
Surrender by Richard Yokehurst
1 Tenement, two barns and two wists of land (30a) in Heighton in Firle, and common of pasture for ten bullocks, four oxen and two horses in the common of Heighton and 32 sheep on the hill called Heighton Down
In exchange for a grant from the lord of the manor of other lands, including
2 3a Called Stanford field in Firle (E: road between Ripe and Lewes; W: land called Gussylles; S: road between Pevensey and Lewes)
3 4a Called Frenchelands in Firle (E: land of John Lunseforde, esq, called Wicklands; W: road between Ripe and Lewes; N: land of John Yonge called Pointwickland; S: land of Alice Alwark called Frenchelands)
4 6a Of pasture late part of the common of Heighton in Firle (E: land of Thomas Thomas late part of the common; W: the Droveway; N: land called the East Lease, late part ofthe common; S: land of Thomas Thomas and the Droveway)
5 2a 1r Of pasture in the wishe of Heighton in Firle

Counterpart grant in fee farm at 40s  SAS/G1/12  25 Mar 1578

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to John Fawkener of Waldron, yeoman, in pursuance of an agreement dated 20 March
Lands and tenements called Martyns Lande (40a) in East Hoathly (S: land of John Scott; E: land of George Virgo; N: customary land of Richard Tompsett; W: road from East Hoathly to Laughton)
W: John Comber, John Fawknour the younger

Counterpart grant  SAS/G1/13  4 Apr 1579

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, lord of the manor of Heighton St Clere, to Edward Pelland of Southover, yeoman
1 Messuage, barn, close orchard, garden (3a) in Heighton in West Firle (W: the road leading through the manor-house (platee) of Heighton to land of JG called Hollandale Land; S: customary land of Laurence Ballard; N: land of EP, part of a furlong called Chepland)
2 Piece of land, late part of the furlong called Shepland (11a) in Heighton (road through the middle of the manor-house; W: JG called Hollandale land; N: customary land of John Ballard the younger and land of JG, late part of the furlong called Shepland; S: 1 above)
3 Field or close (6a) called the Chepland in Heighton (E: field and customary land of John Ballard called the Gore; W: land of JG called Chepland Field and customary land of John Yonge; N: road from Lewes to Selmeston; S: customary land of John Ballard, late part of the furlong called The Chepland)
4 Two closes (8a) called The Great Migris and The Lytle Migris in Heighton (E: customary land of Robert Alwarke and Thomas Thomas called Frenche Landes; W, S:customary land of John Colvill called Wheatfeild and Longcrofte and the road from Firle to Ripe; N: customary land of Laurence Ballard called Migris)
5 Parcel, late parcel of Heighton Common (6a) in Firle (E: customary land of George Colvill late part of the common; W: customary land of Alice Alwarke, widow, late part of the common; S: land of JG called The Risshett; N: The Droveway)
6 Parcel (3a 1r) in the Wisshe on the S side
Livery of seisin endorsed: To hold to EP and the heirs in tail, remainder to his brother John Pelland; to hold of the manor of Heighton St Clere by fealty, suit of court twice a year (specified), rent 14s 0½d and the same for relief on the death of each tenant

Counterpart exchange  SAS/G1/14  4 Apr 1578

Contents:
John Gage, esq, lord of the manor of Heighton St Clere, with his brothers Thomas Gage and George Gage, and Thomas Thomas, one of JG's the tenants by copy of court roll of the manor
Reciting that TT, his ancestors and predecessors and other the copyholders of the manor had used to have common for their beasts by reason of their several tenures within the ground commonly called the Common of Heighton St Clere in Heighton in West Firle and that JG might as lord of the manor and owner of the soil put his cattle with theirs without stint
Also that JG had within the common of Heighton certain lands called the Oxlease([blank] acres) thitherto unenclosed or severed - and had been used as the several pasture of JG and his ancestors from 1 April till 1 August and at all other seasons had been common to the tenants, and consequently JG and the tenants had been compelled to keep and heard their beasts by all the day time from 1 April to 1 August and every night to bring them from the common and the Oxlease to the intent that none of their beasts should offend the other and 'hath been to the great trouble discomodity and hindrance' of the parties
And reciting that the said Thomas Thomas and the rest of the copyhold tenants had severally divers parcels of meadow ground lying in several 'quillets' and parcels as acres, ½acres, roods and such like parcels in the meadow and brook of Heighton otherwise called the Wish of Heighton lying on the W side of the common of Heighton, and JG, lord of the manor, had also parcel of meadow of his demesnes intermingled with the meadow of the tenants in the meadow, brooke and Wish of Heighton, likewise to the discomodity of both parties
And reciting that the tenants have had divers parcels of lands belonging to their several tenements in the laynes of Heighton mingled with the lands of JG part of his demesnes, viz in a field called Chapplonde, in one great field called the Mill Hill, in a place called the East furlong, in a place called the Hearne furlong, Westroode, Woolinke, Wimarkes, Longacre and West Homeland, in divers parcels and quillets; agreed for the more commodity that JG and his successors should have without impediment of the said Thomas Thomas in severalty in recompense for his right of pasture in the common and Oxlease, all that part of the common of Heighton lying to the N and E of the hedge and dike then severing the common and leading over the common from S to W, which part of the common so appointed to JG was divided into four parts by meares and boundes
The tenants to have as their part of their several tenements held by copy, free from pasture rights of JG, all that part of the common lying to the S of the inclosure laid out for JG, between the Wishe of Heighton and the hedge and dike leading from the S to the W, to be held by copy of court roll in severalty as they held the rest of their copyholds, the part allotted to the tenants respectively being set forth in a court roll of a court held 18 Mar 1578
And reciting that the tenants and their ancestors were charged with the keeping and making of the closure between the common and the manor of Laughton of John Pelham, kt, lying on the N of the common, JG to keep the tenants harmless and discharged from making and keeping the closure
JG to have in the meadow and brooke of Heighton otherwise the Wishe of Heighton for his demesne lands, a parcel of the meadow called the Uppwish and all the residue of the meadow lying between the Uppwish and the closure there lately made that divides the lord's meadow and the tenants'
JG also to have another parcel of the meadow, brook and Wish, viz a parcel called the Brooke of Heighton on the N side of the tenants' meadow
JG to keep and amend the closures then lately made and also to scour one dike and fensure between the lordship and the manor of Laughton and the parcel of meadow appointed to JG called the Brooke of Heighton, hitherto maintained by the tenants
JG to have in recompense of his demesne arable lands such parcels as he has laid out before the making of these indentures to him; JG to have and enjoy the common down which was lately the common of the tenants discharged of all common of pasture by the tenants
The said Thomas Thomas to have and enjoy in recompense of all such grounds as he and his ancestors had in the arable fields and his right of pasture on the Downs all such grounds as he had taken to him and his heirs by copy of court roll out of the lord's hands at a court 18 Mar 1578, to hold in severalty
W: John Comber, Isaac Burges, Roger Comber

Counterpart exchange  SAS/G1/15  20 Sep 1578

Contents:
Similar deed to SAS/G1/14
Robert Alwarke
Not executed

Counterpart exchange  SAS/G1/16  20 Sep 1578

Contents:
Similar deed to SAS/G1/14
John Colvill
W: John Comber, William Comber

Counterpart exchange  SAS/G1/17  20 Sep 1578

Contents:
Similar deed to SAS/G1/14
John Ballarde the elder
W: John Comber and William Comber

Counterpart exchange  SAS/G1/18  20 Sep 1578

Contents:
Similar deed to SAS/G1/14
John Ballarde the younger

Counterpart exchange  SAS/G1/19  20 Sep 1578

Contents:
Similar deed to SAS/G1/14
George Colvill
W: John Comber, William Comber

Counterpart exchange  SAS/G1/20A  20 Sep 1578

Contents:
Similar deed to SAS/G1/14
Richard Yokehurste
Not executed

Counterpart of SAS/G1/20A  SAS/G1/20B  20 Sep 1578

Counterpart exchange  SAS/G1/21  20 Sep 1578

Contents:
Similar deed to SAS/G1/14
James Thetcher
W: John Comber, William Comber

Counterpart exchange  SAS/G1/22  23 Jan 1580

Contents:
Similar deed to SAS/G1/14
Alice Alwarke, widow
W: John Comber, John Fawkener, Richard Page and John Ballard the bailiff

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/23  3 Oct 1337

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/24  1401-1408

Five membranes

Contents:
Comprising 13 courts

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/25  1463-1478

Fifteen membranes

Contents:
Comprising 20 courts

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/26  1490-1505

Fifteen membranes

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/27  1491

A single membrane

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/28  1495

One membrane

Contents:
Includes the manor of Tarring St Clere

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/29  1509-1524

Ten membranes

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/30  1525-1526

A single membrane

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/31  1527-1528

A single membrane

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/32  1529-1536

Six membranes

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/33  1548-1556

Four membranes

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/34  1558-1570

Seventeen membranes

Court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/35  1596-1606

Four membranes

Rough court rolls  SAS/G1/36  1480-1482

Rough court rolls  SAS/G1/37  1488-1493

Rough court rolls  SAS/G1/38  1508-1512

foolscap paper

Rough court rolls  SAS/G1/39  1526-1530

foolscap paper

Rough court rolls  SAS/G1/40  1540-1555

foolscap paper

Rough court rolls  SAS/G1/41  8 Mar 1578

a single sheet

Rough court rolls  SAS/G1/42  nd [1578]

Contents:
Registering the transactions as SAS/G1/14-22

Rough court rolls  SAS/G1/43  1652

Contents:
Including the manors of Eckington otherwise Ripe and Compton Berwick

Account roll of John Eustace, reeve of Heighton  SAS/G1/44  1285-1286

Account roll of John Rolf, reeve  SAS/G1/45  1403-1404

Account of John Rolf  SAS/G1/46  1404-1405

Bailiff's account, including Tarring, Hedgecourt and Burstow  SAS/G1/47  1510-1511

Account roll of Robert Usbarn, bailiff of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G1/48  1546-47

Contents:
Endorsed: account of William Grynt, collector of rents

Accounts, same parties as SAS/G1/48  SAS/G1/49  1547-48

paper

Extent of the manors of Heighton St Clere, Tarring, Hedgecourt and Burstow  SAS/G1/50  1444

Rental  SAS/G1/51  1470

Rental  SAS/G1/52  10 Dec 1470

Rental  SAS/G1/53  29 Sep 1559

Rental  SAS/G1/54  29 Sep 1568

Rental  SAS/G1/55  25 Mar, 29 Sep 1583

Rental  SAS/G1/56  1613

Contents:
Cover formed from a fragment of a roll of statutes for year 25 [?E3]

Rental, including Hosiers, Compton and farm-rents  SAS/G1/57  nd [c1560]

FINES AND RECOVERIES  [no ref. or date]

Fine  SAS/G2/1  Hilary term 1520

Contents:
Richard Broke the elder, Richard Broke the younger, Robert Shoyssmyth, Richard Berd, John a Wode of Clayton, John a More, John Michelborne, Edward Markwicke and John Broke the younger of Litlington, querents, and Bartholomew Colyns and Thomas Colyns, deforciants, of 2 messuages, 4 gardens, 1 dovehouse, 100a of land, 40a of meadow, 100a of pasture, 10a wood and 20s rent in Firle and Framfeld To Richard Broke and others for £200

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G2/2  28 Nov 1520

Contents:
Richard Bellinham, William Everard, Nicholas Gaynsford and John Michell against John a More of the premises described in SAS/G2/1

Fine  SAS/G2/3A, B  Michaelmas term 1537

Contents:
John Gage, kt, querent, and Edward Coldfeld and his wife Katherine (one of the daughters and heirs of John Usan) of a moiety of 6a of land, 3a 1½r of meadow in West Firle and a moiety of common of pasture for two cows and one mare in West Firle

Fine  SAS/G2/4  Trinity term 1537

Contents:
John Gage, kt and his wife Philippa, querents, and John Mascall, gent and his wife Alice, deforciant, of 3 messuages, 2 dovehouses, 4 gardens, 100a of land, 50a meadow, 100a of pasture and 10a of wood in West Firle

Fine  SAS/G2/5  Trinity term 1546

Contents:
John Gage, kt querent and Nicholas Braydon and his wife Joan, deforciants, of a moiety of 10a of land, 12a meadow and common of pasture for two cows and one horse in West Firle

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G2/6  12 Feb 1579

Contents:
John Gage, esq against Edward Gage, esq of 7s 6d rent in West Firle of his inheritance

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G2/7  12 Feb 1579

Contents:
John Shelley, esq and Edward Gage, esq against John Gage, esq of the manors of Bestenover, Sholvestrode, Exceat, Friston, Lamport, Berwick otherwise Compton Berwick, Heighton St Clere, Hosiers, Eckington, Newnham otherwise Courtland and South Court and 20 houses and lands

Fine  SAS/G2/8  Hilary term 1641

in bad condition


Related information: see copy SAS/G2/19

Contents:
Robert Pickering, gent and Awbrey Batherne, gent, querents, and Thomas Gage, bt, Edward Guldeford and others, deforciants, of the manors of Heighton St Clere, Hosiers, Ranscombe, Eckington, Compton Berwick otherwise Berwick St John, Lamport, Alciston and the hundred of Alciston

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G2/9  12 Feb 1641


Related information: see copy SAS/G2/20

Contents:
John Chamberlayne against Robert Pickering and Awbrey Batherne, gents of the manors named in Fine of the same term

Fine  SAS/G2/10  Hilary term 1643

bad condition

Contents:
Robert Pickeringe, gent and Awbrey Bathorne, gent, querents, and Thomas Gage, bt, Edward Guldeford, esq, John Carell, esq, and others, deforciants, of the manors named in SAS/G2/18

Fine  SAS/G2/11  Hilary term 1648

Contents:
Robert Pickering, querent, and William Hervie, kt, and his wife Penelope and Thomas Gage, bt and Mary his wife, deforciants, of 2 messuages, 3 barns, 2 gardens, 130a of land, 20a of meadow, 200a of pasture and 60a wood in Maresfield, Exceat, Pevensey, Ripe and East Grinstead

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G2/12  12 Feb 1648

Contents:
William Thomas, esq, Robert Shoebridge, gent, Richard Acton and Richard Alchorne against Robert Pickering, gent, of 2 messuages, 2 gardens, and other premises in Maresfield and elsewhere, as in SAS/G2/11

Fine  SAS/G2/13  Michaelmas term 1648

Contents:
John Chamberlayne, esq querent and William Hervy, kt and his wife Penelope and Thomas Gage, bt, deforciants, of the manors of Exceat and Friston and 5 messuages, 6 barns, 6 gardens, 50a of land, 50a of pasture, 200a of wood, 200a of marsh, 100a of land covered by water, in Exceat, Friston, Maresfield and Pevensey

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G2/14  7 May 1649

Contents:
Thomas Dyke, kt, William Thomas, esq and Robert Pickering against John Chamberleyne, esq of the manors of Exceat and Friston

Fine  SAS/G2/15  1663

Contents:
Charles Wilford, gent and John Woolf, gent, querents, and Garret Kempe, esq and Anthony Kempe, esq deforciants, of the manors of Binstead otherwise Burstead, Eartham, Madehurst, Bignor and South Stoke

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G2/16  12 Feb 1664

in bad condition

Contents:
Charles Wilsford against John Woolf, gent, of the manors of Heighton St Clere, &c

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G2/17  28 Nov 1664

Contents:
Charles Wilford, gent, against John Woolf, gent, of the manors of Sholvestrode, Hedgecourt and 5 messuages and land

Fine  SAS/G2/18  Easter term 1672

Contents:
Walter Evernden and Robert Pickering, querents, and Thomas Elphick and his wife Mary, deforciants, of lands in West Firle and Selmeston and 1 messuage, 1 dovehouse, 1 garden, 110a of land, 20a of meadow and 176a of pasture in West Firle and Selmeston [this=Charleston]

Contemporary copy of SAS/G2/8  SAS/G2/19  Hilary term 1641

Contemporary copy of SAS/G2/9  SAS/G2/20  12 Feb 1641

ECKINGTON AND LAMPORT  [no ref. or date]

Transcripts, of a rental of Eckington manor, 16 Jan 1365  SAS/G3/1/1-2  c1500

Contents:
It comprises lands in West Firle (held by Giles Holindale); Hedglond in Westham; lands in Claverham [in Arlington]; holdings in Meads in Eastbourne and tenements in Waldron and Ripe; two small parchment rolls with the same text
SAS/G3/1/1 endorsed with Latin verse munus sit judex fraus est mercator in urbe with English translation

Copy of SAS/G3/1 with updates  SAS/G3/1/3  nd [c1550]

Paper

Copy extent of the manor of Meads otherwise Brode in Eastbourne, taken from the book of Bartholomew Bolney [AMS 660]  SAS/G3/2  c1470

Contents:
Includes a terrier of all the lands in the borough of Meads whether belonging to the manor or not; mentions demesne lands at the Quarry, in Welcombe, at the Southwysshe, at Horsey called Cathole, meadow in Remyswysshe next Horsey, pasture at Longdike and Foxholes and on Grovedown and Medesdown; Longdown and Yerberdoune are also mentioned. The arable lands described are the following: Grattenden, Del Furlong, Middel Furlong, Homelond, Drove Furlong, Wycombe, Long Nore, Shortnore, Short Furlong, Homelond, Herdebergh, Welcombe, Larkeham, Gregoryden, Milleberghe, Holebaye, Cross Stayre upon the clyfe, Clyff Furlong, Gore Furlong, Chapell Steyre upon the clyffe and By South Chapell

Bibliography: for an edition of Bolney's book, see Sussex Record Society 63 (1964)


Rental of Lamport of the abbot of Bayham  SAS/G3/3A  1484-85

Contents:
Comprises 24 holdings, all in Eastbourne

Copy of SAS/G3/3 with updates  SAS/G3/3B  1484-85

Paper

Rental of the manor of Eckington in Ripe and Eastbourne  SAS/G3/4  nd [c1540]

Rental of the manor of Eckington  SAS/G3/5  4 Sep 1525

Rental of the manor of Eckington  SAS/G3/6A  6 Jun 1541

Rental of the manor of Eckington  SAS/G3/6B  nd [c1545]

Rental of the manor of Eckington  SAS/G3/6C  14 Jun 1557

Rental of the manor of Lamport  SAS/G3/7A  15 Jun 1557

Copy of SAS/G3/7A  SAS/G3/7B  15 Jun 1557

Paper

Rental of the manor of Eckington of Edward Gage,kt  SAS/G3/8  nd [c1570]

Rental of the manor Eckington  SAS/G3/9  1605

Rental of the manor Eckington  SAS/G3/10  1618

Reeves'accounts for the manor of Eckington  SAS/G3/11  1412-1430

William Broker, 13-14 Hen IV  SAS/G3/11/1  1411-1413

William Broker, 7-8 Hen V  SAS/G3/11/2  1419-1421

John Lovell, 8-9 Hen VI  SAS/G3/11/3  1429-1431

Reeves' accounts for the manor of Eckington  SAS/G3/12  1433-1458

William Clerk, 12-13 Hen VI  SAS/G3/12/1  1433-1435

Alan Howell, 23-24 Hen VI  SAS/G3/12/2  1444-1446

Richard Lovell, 24-25 Hen VI  SAS/G3/12/3  1445-1447

Henry Broker, 35-36 Hen VI  SAS/G3/12/4  1456-1458

Thomas Lovell, 36-37 Hen VI  SAS/G3/12/5  1457-1459

Account of Alan Howell, reeve of the manor of Eckington  SAS/G3/13  1470-1471

Account of Thomas Wenham, reeve of the manor of Eckington  SAS/G3/14  1564-1565

Court roll with views of frankpledge of the manors of Lamport, Friston and Exceat  SAS/G3/15  1438-1439

One membrane in bad condition

Copy of SAS/G3/17  SAS/G3/16  (4 Sep 1525)

Paper

Manor of Eckiongton  SAS/G3/17  4 Sep 1525

Contents:
Minutes of the first court of the feoffees of Thomas Manners, kt, Earl of Rutland
Comprises an acknowledgement of tenancy by various Eastbourne tenants; also record that 'John Gage knight holdeth to farm the manor of Ripe decayed with a barn standing in a pasture, being the site of the manor (2a), also the following lands: The Firth (12a); a pasture called the Ympton; the Hirst (12a); a little Wysh of pasture (2a); Mellonds (20a); Cowlmere (40a); a bush pasture called the Dennelond overgrown in divers places with oak and timber (100a); the Long Wysh (3a)

Court book of the lordships belonging to Bayham Place, held by Thomas Darrell, steward  SAS/G3/18  Apr 1527-Oct 1541

Contents:
Short minutes of courts held for Pepyngbery, Bayham, Hellingly, Lamport in Eastbourne, Hailsham, Levyshoth, Otham and Friston

Lamport manor; minutes of four courts  SAS/G3/19  Oct 1527-Sep 1546

Contents:
Including the first court of William Wybarne, 30 Sep 1546, with copies of rentals of 1527 and 1559-60

Manor of Eckington: minutes of a court held at Meads in Eastbourne  SAS/G3/20  5 Mar 1538

Manor of Eckington: minutes of the first court of Edward Gage, kt  SAS/G3/21A  14 Jun 1557

Manor of Lamport: first court of Edward Gage, kt  SAS/G3/21B  15 Jun 1557, 7 Mar 1558

Manor of Eckington court roll  SAS/G3/22  1557, 1560

Manor of Lamport: court roll and hundred court  SAS/G3/23  1558

Manor of Lamport: court roll  SAS/G3/23A  1596-1597

Manors of Eckington and Lamport in Eastboune  SAS/G3/24  1563-1568

Contents:
court rolls

Manor of Eckington: court rolls  SAS/G3/25  1569-1578

Manor of Eckington: court rolls  SAS/G3/26  1597-1604

Copy of the escheator's inquisition on the death of Giles de Badlesmere relating to the manor of Eckington  SAS/G3/27  25 Jun 1338

Contents:
Attached: list of other inquisitions relating to the manors of Eastbourne and Eckington

Copy of the escheator's inquisition on the death of Giles de Badlesmere concerning the manor of Eastbourne  SAS/G3/28  28 Jul 1338

Copy of the escheator's inquisition on the death of Thomas [Manners], Earl of Rutland  SAS/G3/29  26 Jun 1544

Allegations of John Gage, kt concerning the limits of a part of the manor of Eckington lying in the boroughs of Lamport and Meads in Eastbourne  SAS/G3/30  c1555

Articles of remembrance  SAS/G3/31  nd [c1555]

Contents:
That Grovedown and South Down are not part of the manor of Eastbourne, but parcel of the manor of Eckington, with a narrative of the dispute with Mr Burton

Lamport manor: account of John Joyner, receiver and collector of rents  SAS/G3/32  1563-1564

Lamport manor: account as SAS/G3/32  SAS/G3/33  1564-1565

Extracts from court rolls of Ripe manor as to Podyll Acre in Selmeston and 19a around the millborough in Sherington [in Selmeston]  SAS/G3/34  1510-1511

Receipt  SAS/G3/35  6 Feb 1550

Contents:
By Thomas Dysney, receiver of the Earl of Rutland, to John Gage, kt for £5 for rent of Ripe in Eckington

Counterpart lease  SAS/G3/36  16 Mar 1528

Contents:
By Thomas Earl of Rutland, to John Gage, kt of the manor of Eckington

Counterpart lease  SAS/G3/37  7 Jul 1531

Contents:
John Gage, kt to John Sakevyle of Withyham, esq, of the site of the manor of Eckington in Ripe, with lands and meadows

Lease  SAS/G3/38  18 Jan 1554

Contents:
Henry [Manners], Earl of Rutland, to John Gage, kt, of the manor of Eckington

Receipt  SAS/G3/39  7 Jan 1555

Contents:
Henry [Manners], Earl of Rutland, to John Gage, Kt for £160 in part payment of £400 for the purchase of the manor of Eckington in Ripe and elsewhere in Sussex

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G3/40  12 Feb 1555

Contents:
John Gage, kt, Lord Chamberlain of the Queen, against Henry, Earl of Rutland, and his wife Margaret of the manor of Eckington otherwise Denelande and 20 messuages, 20 tofts, 20 gardens, 80a of land, 80a of meadow, 80a of pasture, 100a of wood, 100a of furze and heath and £4 16s rent in Eckington, Ripe, West Firle, Waldron, Eastbourne and Westham

Counterpart conveyance for £360  SAS/G3/41  19 May 1651

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to John Reynolls of Ripe, yeoman
Lands called the Frith and the Seven Acres, (together 24a) in Ripe (N: road from Ripe to Chalvington; E: lands of Ambrose Trayton, gent occupied by Richard Acton; S: glebelands called the Nyne Acres and the Frith Crofte, to a parcel of land of Sir Thomas Dyke called the Huggetts and to a croft, parcel of Lintott's land; W: the churchyard, the vicarage garden and the vicarage croft)
W: Robert Pickering, John Wakeman, William Coe

Licence (letters patent) to John Wyborne to convey to John Gage, kt the manor of Lamport  SAS/G3/42  28 Nov 1555

Plaintiffs' bill  SAS/G3/43  28 Oct 1602

Contents:
In the Court of Wards and Liveries between Henry Guldeford, kt, Edward Gage, esq and Francis Eyremyn, gent, (committees of John Gage, the queen's ward), v James Payne and his wife Margaret concerning a messuage and 17a of land in Eastbourne which JP claimed as his freehold lands, but which the plaintiffs claimed to be copyhold of the manor of Eckington, late of John Howell

Answer of James Paine in the suit as SAS/G3/43  SAS/G3/44  27 May 1603

Contents:
Alleges that the lands in question were his freehold in right of his wife Margaret, eldest daughter of John Howell by whom they were devised to her; after his death Margaret entered upon the tenement and lands and assigned a third part of them to JH's widow Constance for dower and afterwards married JP; he alleged one acre to be held of the manor of Eckington by a quitrent of 6d and 3a were supposed to be held of the manor of Lamport by quitrents of 8d for each acre; JP also had 1a at Cranore in Eastbourne held of [Thomas Sackville] Lord Buckhurst by a quitrent 11½d

Draft replication of the plaintiffs in the suit as SAS/G3/43  SAS/G3/45  nd [1603]

Contents:
In 1569, John Howell surrendered the 17a of land to the use of his wife Constance for life, remainder to the use of his eldest daughter Margaret and the heirs of her body, with contingent remainder to his second daughter Elizabeth Howell; after JH's death, Constance married Henry Homewood and they were admitted at a court of the manor of Eckington c1578; they deny the gift by will of John Howell

Draft replication of Henry Hobbart, kt, attorney of the court of Wards and Liveries, in SAS/G3/43  SAS/G3/46  nd [1603]

first sheet only

Interrogatories and depositions of witnesses for the defendants  SAS/G3/47  14 Feb 1604

Contents:
Richard Payne of Eastbourne, yeoman, aged 100; Henry Homwoode of Eastbourne, yeoman, 50; John Peake of Eastbourne, husbandman, 60; Katherine Buckholde of Eastbourne, wife of Robert Buckholde, 60

Interrogatories and depositions  SAS/G3/48  27 Apr 1604

Contents:
Of John Comber of Shermanbury, gent, aged 71, for the plaintiffs; at a court for the manor of Eckington 1 Mar 1569, held by the deponent John Comber 'then and yet steward' for the manor, the surrender by John Howell was presented
Refers to courts kept by Master Dixson late steward of the manor on 6 Mar 1555 and on 14 Jun 1557 by Thomas Darrell, esq, then steward

Bill of complaint of Thomas Hesketh, kt, attorney of the court of Wards and Liveries, at the relation of Henry Guldeford, kt and others, against James Paine  SAS/G3/49  nd [1605]

Answer of James Payne and his wife Margaret to the information of Thomas Hesketh, kt  SAS/G3/50  23 Oct 1605

Depositions of Margaret Payne, wife of James Payne, aged 50  SAS/G3/51  29 Oct 1605

Depositions of James Payne of Eastbourne, yeoman, 68, touching the breach of an injunction  SAS/G3/52  19 Nov 1606

Bounder of James Paine's land in the open fields  SAS/G3/53  24 Aug 1606

Contents:
Made 24 Aug 1606 and enrolled in the book of injunctions of the court of Wards and Liveries Hilary term 1607

Copy of draft of SAS/G3/55  SAS/G3/54  [1604]

Exemplification of the decree of the court of Wards and Liveries in suit by Guldeford and others against Paine  SAS/G3/55  11 Jun 1604

Plain copy of SAS/G3/55  SAS/G3/56  11 Jun 1604

on parchment

Exemplification of another decree in the same suit  SAS/G3/57  16 Oct 1607

Original decree exemplified by SAS/G3/57  SAS/G3/58  Hilary term 1606

Injunction  SAS/G3/59  28 May 1606

Contents:
To James Payne to allot and bound the 17a of land late John Howell's decreed for John Gage in Hilary term last or to avoid the same according to an order of 26 May

A bounder or terrier of 17a of land in Eastbourne  SAS/G3/60  22 Dec 1606

Contents:
Late John Howell's according to orders of the court of Wards and Liveries made in Hilary term, 1606 and Michaelmas term, 1606

Office copies of affidavits and orders in the above suit  SAS/G3/61  24 Apr 1605 - 21 Oct 1607

19 documents

now bound together

Court roll with view of frankpledge of the manor of Lamport in Eastbourne  SAS/G3/62  1378-1380

Court roll with view of frankpledge of the manor of Lamport in Eastbourne  SAS/G3/63  Sep 1559 - Sep 1560

Manor of Lamport  SAS/G3/64  nd [c1450]

Contents:
Survey of tenements in Eastbourne

FIRLE  [no ref. or date]

Copy recovery from the plea-roll  SAS/G4/1  Trinity term 1511

A parchment roll

Contents:
Robert Morley, esq, Richard Devenyshe, esq, William Lunsford, gent, Richard Meryan, clerk, Walter Woulvyn, clerk, and Robert Hede, clerk, against Thomas Pelham, gent and William Radclyff, clerk; Thomas Selwyn vouchee
The manors of Sherrington and Hosiers, with 2 messuages, 200a of land, 40a of meadow, 200a of pasture and 40s rent in Selmeston, West Firle, Berwick, Wincton [in Alfriston], Folkington, Ripe, Chiddingly and Chalvington,

Settlement  SAS/G4/2A  21 Dec 1511

Contents:
Richard Meryan, rector of Barcombe, Walter Wulvyn, rector of Alford, and Robert Hedde, vicar of Bishopstone, to Thomas Selwyn for life, remainder to his bastard son John Selwyn in tail male, remainder to Thomas Blakenhale and his wife Thomasine and the male heirs of their bodies, contingent remainder to Thomas Selwyn of Waldron and James Tanner in tail male, remainder to TS's right heirs
The manor of Hosiers and lands called Grete Feld, the Comyn Feld, the New Martts, Knowle Feld, Old Lands, the Lake, Lowse Feld, the Stoneryd, Busshe Feld and the Duddyfeld in Selmeston, Firle, Folkington, Ripe, and Chiddingly, which premises they recovered, along with Robert Morley, esq, Richard Devenyshe, esq, and William Lunsford, gent against Thomas Pelham, gent, and William Radclyff, vicar of Glynde, who vouched TS to warranty
Thomas Thetcher of Warbleton and Richard Mylton of Alciston appointed as attornies to give seisin

Counterpart of SAS/G4/2A  SAS/G4/2B  21 Dec 1511

Grant  SAS/G4/2C  21 Dec 1511

Contents:
Richard Devenyshe, esq and William Lunsford, gent of the same premises to Thomas Selwyn, gent, for life, with remainder to Thomas Blakehale and his wife Tamasine in tail male and in default of issue to TS's bastard son John Selwyn in tail male; contingent remainder to Thomas Selweyn of Waldron and James Tanner
NB: The trusts are reversed in these deeds, and all appear to be in the handwriting of Richard Devenyshe

Duplicate of SAS/G4/2C  SAS/G4/2D  21 Dec 1511

Lease for 8 years at 8s  SAS/G4/2E  1 Aug 1514

Contents:
Thomas Selwyn of Selmeston, Thomas Blakenhale and John Selwyn, gents, to Sir Laurence Bateman, clerk, of a tenement lying against the east side of the churchyard of West Firle, with 4a of land belonging to the tenement and part of the manor of Hosiers

Receipt from John Selwyn to John Gage, kt for £5  SAS/G4/3  11 Feb 1528

Bargain and sale  SAS/G4/4  20 Feb 1531

Contents:
John Selwyn of Alfriston to Giles Fynes of Arlington, esq of his manor of Hosiers and all other his lands in Firle, Ripe, Folkington, Beddingham, Fletching and Selmeston
W: Thomas Fenys, clerk, Harry Redyng

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G4/5  17 May 1531

Contents:
Giles Fenys, Richard Lacy and Henry Radyng against Thomas Darrell of the manor of Hosiers, 2 messuage, 1 toft, 1 garden, 60a of land, 16a meadow, 80a of pasture, 6a of wood, 12a of furze and heath and 25s rent and pasture for 150 sheep in Firle, Beddingham, Folkington, Lullington, Alfriston and Fletching

Grant  SAS/G4/6  1 Jun 1531

Contents:
Giles Fynes, esq, Richard Lacye and Henry Radyng to Robert Oxenbridge, Thomas Devynnyshe, gents, John Bengeamyn and John Comber the younger, to the use of GF, of the manor of Hosiers and premises

Roll of transcripts of documents  SAS/G4/7  nd [c1540]

Contents:
The documents transcribed on this roll were formerly given the references SAS/G4/7, 31, 43A and 66; the roll also contains texts of SAS/G4/36 and 43

Copy bargain and sale  SAS/G4/7/(1)  4 May 1532

Contents:
Giles Fynes, esq, son of Thomas Fynes, kt, deceased, to John Gage, kt of the manor of Hosiers and all other his lands in West Firle, which GF lately bought of John Selwyn of Alfriston, gent

Copy deed of sale  SAS/G4/7/(2)  12 May 1532

Contents:
John Bolbey of Bolney, esq to John Gage, kt, for £120, of lands in West Firle, as follows:
13a 1½r In West Firle (of which 1a with a watering place called the Gutter and the Lynke, ½a called Frog-place in a corner next lands called Hossiars and the Hurst; 2a in a place called the Wymarke (heading S: land of John Joyner; N: road from Alfriston to Lewes; siding W: land called Richards Londs; E: 1a of Joyner)
2a (Of the said 13a ½r) in a field called Tenne Acres, which JB's grandfather Bartholomew Bolney, esq had by exchange with Ricard Selwyn for 2a in West Firle near the lands called Crowmers
8a (The residue) called the Hurst lying in West Firle (heading S: the stream called the Gutter and land called Hossiars; N: land of John Mascall called the Herst; siding E: a lane leading to Hollondall; W: the common field called the Hurst)
13a 3r in Smithforlang:
9a in the common laines called Smethforlang (heading E: Richards Londs; W: the droveway from the parsonage of West Firle to the Down; siding N: parsonage land; S: the Down)
1a 3r in the same furlong (heading E: Richards Lands; W: the droveway; siding S: land of the parsonage; N: land of John Algar)
1a (Residue) called Postern Acre (heading E: Richards Lands; W: the droveway; siding S: ½a called Levetts which Giles Fynes lately bought; N: 1a of Giles Fynes, lately Levetts)
Also sale by John Bolney of all his lands in Compton in West Firle and all his lands called Bestleys and all other his lands in [East] Hoathly and all common of pasture belonging to the same lands
Also 40s yearly rent-charge receivable from the principal site and mansion place of the manor of Amyse and buildings of the same (4a) in West Firle (N: the king's street from Heighton to the church of West Firle; W: the watering place called the Gutter; S: a lane from a place called Uptowns to the church of West Firle; E: piece of land called the Shelf), which John Bolney sold to John Gage, kt, 11 Apr 1530
Also grant of a lawful way to go and lead over JB's lands called the East Garden and the Down, of which the lands in Smethforlong and the 2a at Wymarke were part

Copy of grant  SAS/G4/7/(3)  16 May, 1530

Contents:
Richard Saunder of Charlwood, Surrey, gent, at the request of John Gage, kt to William Fitzwilliam, kt, treasurer of the king's household, Henry Guldeford, kt, controller of the king's household, Anthony Browne, kt, Henry Browne, esq, John Shelley, gent, Edward Bellingham, John Guldeford, Richard Bray, Stephen Rootes and Thomas Pellond of the manor of Heighton, (which Richard Saunder and Richard Guldeford, kt, Edmund Dudley, esq, Thomas Ifley, esq, John Asshehurst, Henry Saunder, John Farmer and John Jordan, then deceased, recovered against JG to the use of JG and his wife Philippa, Trinity term 1502

Bond by Giles Fenys to John Gage, kt for £103 6s 8d  SAS/G4/8  4 May 1532

Bargain and sale  SAS/G4/9A  4 May 1532

Contents:
Giles Fynes, esq, son of Thomas Fynes, kt, deceased, to John Gage, kt of the manor of Hosiers and all messuages and lands in West Firle which GF lately purchased of John Selwyn of Alfriston, gent, 20 Feb 1531

Receipt  SAS/G4/9B  1 May 1532

Contents:
By John Selwyn of Alfriston to Giles Fenys, esq for £12, in full of £20

Receipt  SAS/G4/9C  1 Nov 1532

Contents:
By Giles Fenys of Arlington to John Gage, kt for 20 marks, in full of £103 6s 8d according to bargain and sale of 4 May 1532

Grant  SAS/G4/10  30 Sept 1532

Contents:
Robert Oxenbridge, Thomas Devenysshe, gent, John Bengemyn and John Comber the younger, at the request of Giles Fenys and at the instance of John Gage, kt, to William Fitzwilliam, kt, Anthony Browne, kt, Henry Browne, esq, John Shelley, Edward Bellingham, John Guldford, gents, Richard Bray, Stephen Roots and Thomas Pellond
The manor of Hosiers and premises
John Stertt and William Ballerd attorneys to deliver seisin

Quitclaim for 33s 4d  SAS/G4/11  2 Aug 1532

Contents:
Joan Bradley of Lewes, widow of James Bradley, one of the daughters of Nicholas Selwyn, to William Fitzwilliam, kt and the other feoffees in SAS/G4/10
Her right and claim in the manor of Hosiers
The consideration paid by John Gage, kt

Fine  SAS/G4/12A, B  Trinity term 1532

Contents:
Robert Oxenbridge and others as SAS/G4/10, querents and John Selwyn, gent and his wife Agnes, deforciants of the manor of Hosiers and premises

Court rolls, manor of Hosiers  [no ref. or date]

Court rolls  SAS/G4/13  1376, 1380, 1384

Two small membranes

Contents:
Court of Robert Hosyer, 26 May 1376
Courts of Robert Hosier, 3 Dec 1380, 6 Jun 1384
(Extract): distrain Roger Gosselyn for fealty for land acquired of Philip Medstede, kt, sometime Simon Lewyn

Court rolls comprising five courts  SAS/G4/14  1398-1404

one membrane

roll

Contents:
(Extracts) 22 Rich II Philip Mested, knight, holds part of the tenement of Lewyns for 3s rent
4 Hen IV John vicar of Firle did fealty for his mansion house, rent, 2d

Copies of four charters  SAS/G4/15  nd [? 14th century]

A small membrane

parchment

Contents:
Attached to SAS/G/4/14

Grant  SAS/G4/15/(1)  [n.d.]

Contents:
By Robert Abbot of St Mary Grestein and the covent to William de Colevile of a lodging (herbergagium) which is next the chancel of Firle church on the east side, which he received from Warin, parson of the church, to hold free and quit of all services to him and his heirs, of God and St Mary Grestein and St Peter, rendering yearly to the church of Firle 12 pence within the octave of Easter W: Richard de Exetes, Hugh de Livet, Bifard and Gervase Hecston, Osbern son of Bern' and Alexander Hosarie, Serlo de Ferles, Job, clerk, William Holindale, Jordan de Ferles, Job, clerk, William Holindale, Jordan de Ferles
NB. The charter is shortened in the copy, no witnesses

Grant  SAS/G4/15/(2)  [n.d.]

Contents:
By Walter, chaplain of Firle, to his foster child (alumone) Maud of a lodging with a curtilage in the vill of Firle viz: that which William de Colvile gave to Walter; rent to Firle church 12d at Easter
W: William de Holendale, Thomas de Livet, Serlo de Ferles, Alexander le Huser, John Gyffard, Thomas de Bedyngham, Robert de Ferles, Roger Pinsun, Eustace le Huser, Elias de Crottbergh, Ralph Tailour, Adam de Cobbeford
NB. The charter is shortened in the copy, no witnesses

Grant  SAS/G4/15/(3)  [n.d.]

Contents:
By Maud, daughter of Walter, sometime vicar of Firle, to Robert le Hoser for 40s
Her messuage in the vill of Firle which lies next the king's street (W: the churchyard; E: land of Ralph Taillor); rent to Firle church, 12d at Easter
W: Robert Livet, John Giffard, William de Holendale, William de Crottbergh, Simon de Ferles, Richard Livet, Osbert Hoser, Adam Pincon, William de Fonet, Richard Meriested, John Frilende, Gilbert Gerard
NB. The charter is shortened in the copy, no witnesses

Grant  SAS/G4/15/(4)  [n.d.]

Contents:
By Alexander Huser to Ralph Taillor for his homage and service of a lodging (herbergagium) with a court (curia) belonging to it, which was Adam Tixtor's and 4a of land (2a) on the south of Livet's orchard next the church acre and 2a upon Thornham); to hold of AH freely except of the custom of religion (cons' religionis) paying AH 4s yearly for all secular service
NB. The charter is shortened in the copy, no witnesses

number not used  SAS/G4/16  [n.d.]

Rough minutes of courts  SAS/G4/17  Dec 1499-Jun 1510

paper

Contents:
Held 15-24 Hen VII, and 1-2 Hen VIII 15 Hen VII; court of Thomas Selwyn, court of Robert Morley and others, feoffees of Thomas Selwyn

Rough minutes of courts  SAS/G4/18  1531-1532

Two sheets

Contents:
23 Hen VIII: court of Thomas Darrell, feoffee of Giles Fenys 24 Hen VIII; first court of John Gage

Court roll  SAS/G4/19  1562, 1596-1602

Two membranes

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Contents:
Comprising courts held, 15 Oct, 5 Eliz; 13 Dec, 39 Eliz; 41-44 Eliz
(Extract): 'It is thought by the tenants and from the evidences of this manor that the house in which the vicar of Firle now dwells and the orchard there in his tenure are held of the lord of this manor by copy of court roll'; 1599

Account of Arnold Ball, collector of the lord's rents of Hosiers manor  SAS/G4/20  1564-1565

Land called Mesteds  [no ref. or date]

Quitclaim  SAS/G4/21  20 Jan 1409

Contents:
Philip, son and heir of Philip Mestede of Sussex, knight, to Nicholas Selwyn
A messuage, 6 tofts, 80a of land and 8a of meadow in West Firle called the lands in West Firle, and 18a of land, 1a of meadow and pasture for 90 sheep in Compton in West Firle; 2 messuages and 36a of land with the homages and services of William Tollere, Richard Lavender, Joan Wilde, Richard Smythe, William Foghell, William Chayne, John Hendyman, Walter Cane and John Browne and a moiety of a cottage with their appurtenances in Alfriston and Jevington
Fine seal
Enrolled in king's bench, Easter term 1409

Copy of SAS/G4/21  SAS/G4/22  1340, 1409

Contents:
Also, copy of
Grant by Lucy the daughter of John le Soucere and her sister Sarah to Andrew de Medestede, kt, of a messuage in West Firle (N: the tenement of Richard le White; S: the street by the tenement of Thomas de Woukestede); 15 Jul 1340

Copies of two charters  SAS/G4/23  1342, 1409

Grant  SAS/G4/23/(1)  13 Oct 1342

Contents:
Thomas de Wottone to Simon Bertelmewe and his wife Alice of 2½a of land with buildings thereon in West Firle, with pasture, of which 1a lies in the quarentene of West Heighton next land sometime of Andrew Godwyne, S, which is called Rochage; 1a lying in Cheplands next land of Andrew de Medestede on the north; ½a in Bonecome in the quarentene of Estforlange next land of Robert Onstas on the S
W: Andrew de Medestede kt, John de Holyndale, John Giffard, Richard le Frye, John Colyn, Richard Lyvet, Roger le Tayllour, John le Webb, Henry le Mar

Quitclaim  SAS/G4/23/(2)  30 Nov 1409

Contents:
Thomas Sakevyle, knight, Thomas Coupere, William Tuppyne, clerk, Gilbert Hammes and John Kent to Nicholas Selwyn of a messuage, 6 tofts, 400a of land, 8a of pasture meadow in West Firle in the tithing of West Firle called the lands in West Firle; also of 18a of land, 1a of meadow and pasture for 410 sheep in Compton in West Firle; also of 2 messuages and 36a of land and the homages (as SAS/G4/21) in Alfriston and Jevington and 4½a in Beddingham; also of 40d yearly rent issuing out of the manor of Barkham in Fletching, which Thomas Skelton, knight, and his wife Joan hold for her life, with the homage and service of the said Thomas Skelton and Joan, which NS and the grantors had by grant of Philip Mested, kt

Original will of Philip Mystede, esq  SAS/G4/24  24 Sep 1416

Contents:
Direction for his body to be buried in the church of St Mary of Harfleur before the altar of St Ann
Gift to his wife Joan for life all his place (placea) of Heighton in Sussex and all rents and lands which he had elsewhere in England
Dated at Harfleur

Copy of entry in the plea-roll of the court of common pleas in Ralph Bellingeham v Thomas Selwyn  SAS/G4/25  Easter term 1507

Parchment

Contents:
Concerning the manor of Southall which John de Wales, kt and Ralph Polleschott gave to Philip Mested in tail and that, after the death of Philip and his son and heir Philip, and John, son and heir of Philip the son, and Joan, daughter of John (the son of Philip the son), the manor ought to descend, according to the form of the said donation, to RB, son of Joan (daughter of John, son of Philip the son) and kinsman and heir of the said son; Thomas Selwyn comes by Robert Burton his attorney and defends and vouches William Assheburneham, and the case was adjourned; rot 451

Bargain and sale  SAS/G4/26  17 Jun 1545

Contents:
Ralph Bellyngham, gent, son and heir of John Bellyngham of Lyminster, deceased (by the advice of his uncle Richard Belyngham of Newtimber) to John Gage, kt of his messuage and lands known as Mystedds in West Firle, Laughton and Ripe, viz:
In West Firle
A messuage, barn, a little heyhouse and a croft of 4a
¼ Rood in the Long Acre (N: the way from Heighton Street to Firle church; W: a cottage late Robert Chalcroft; S: the Longacre; E: land called Hope Garden)
Parcel of land (2 dayworks) (N, W: a cottage of Lawrence Ballard; S: land late the Earl of Northumberland and then of Anthony Browne, kt)
2a In Westhomland (N: land of John Alwerke; S: land of John Rowle)
1a In the same field (N: John Rowle; S: Thomas Acton's land called Roper's)
A little croft (2a) (S: the Bramland Furlong of Myll Hill; W: a croft of William Coldvyle)
A little piece (1 rood) in the SW end of Lulhams Field in the goore called the Ote Erghe, (N: a rood of Holondale lands; S: the gore late Lulhams and then of John Gage, kt)
A croft (4a) called The Myrgryst (S: a croft of Thomas Pellond; N: a croft of Laurence Ballard)
2a In the Est Croft (N: Holendale lands; E: the droveway to the common of Heighton; S: road from Pevensey to Lewes)
A field called the Lake (30a) (E: road from Ripe to Lewes; S: the Apterwell, part of the demesnes of Heighton; W: the droveway of Heighton)
13½ Called the Upper Russhets 9N: the Neyther Russhet part of the demesnes of Heighton; E: the droveway of Heighton; S: lands called Wyne Torre, part of the demesnes of Heighton)
11a 1r Of meadow in the common wysshe and brook of Heighton in divers parcels
37a 1r Arable in divers parcels in the common laines of Heighton
Common of pasture for 40 bullocks on the common of Heighton for 8 wists, at the rate of 5 bullocks for every wist
Common of pasture for 128 sheep on the common down of Heighton for 8 wists, at the rate of 16 sheep for every wist
In Laughton
A little meadow plat of 1½a beside Laughton Place (W:the droveway from Laughton Place to the brooks; S: field called the Knowle; N: Sawstage Mede)
1a Called Bellynghams Wyshe (E: lane from Thomas a Chambers' house to Hollybone; W: land of Nicholas Pelham, esq, called the Long Wayys; N,S: land of Nicholas Pelham called Colbornes)
In Ripe
1a In a field late John Hawle and then Bolton's (W: land called Great Lulhams; S: the common of Heighton; E, N: land late of John Hawle called Hawles Lulham)
As part of the consideration Sir John Gage discharged RB of his wardship, custody and marriage, and all monies due by reason thereof

Feoffment for £80  SAS/G4/27  18 Jun 1545

Contents:
Ralph Bellyngham to John Gage, kt, in consideration of £80 and other matters as in deed of 17 Jun 1545 (SAS/G4/26), of his messuage, tenement and barn and all those lands tenements in the parishes, vills and hamlets of West Firle, Laughton and Ripe, called Mestedds (113½ of land, meadow and pasture)
W: to livery of seisin: John Wallar, Thomas Gravesende, Nicholas Mascall, Thomas Pellande, John Hyve, Thomas Colvilde, William Colvilde, Robert Ballarde, William Ballarde, Richard Thatchar, Simon Awsten, Nicholas Wename; 22 Jul 1545

Fine  SAS/G4/28A,B  Michaelmas term 1545

Contents:
John Gage, kt, John Carrell, esq, and Thomas Bysshop, querents, and Ralph Bellyngeham, gent, of a messuage, 80a of land, 14a of meadow and 20a of pasture and common of pasture for 40 bullocks and 128 sheep in West Firle, Laughton, Ripe and Mestedds

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G4/29A  28 Nov 1545

Contents:
John Carell, esq and Thomas Bisshop against John Gage, kt of the premises as described in SAS/G4/28

Inspeximus (letters patent) of three deeds  SAS/G4/29B  3 Feb 1548

Settlement  SAS/G4/29B/(1)  4 May 1498

Contents:
John Denyshe, kt and his son and heir Richard Denyshe and Joan Belyngham, widow of Thomas Belyngham, esq, and his son and heir Ralph Belyngham; RB to marry JD's daughter Agnes, RD's sister; JD and RD agreed to grant lands to the value of 20 marks yearly to Thomas Fenes, John Coke, Richard Sakfeld, Ralph Sherley, Goddard Oxenbridge, Robert Morley, Edward Sudley and Richard Denysshe to the uses therein stated

Feoffment  SAS/G4/29B/(2)  18 Oct 1505

Contents:
Ralph Belyngham to Thomas Fenys, kt, Edward Sudely and others of all his lands and tenements in West Firle called Mested and Charleston (Charlekstone) and his manor of Covert in Yapton

Confirmation  SAS/G4/29B/(3)  22 Sep 1543

Contents:
Thomas Denyshe, esq, son and heir of Richard Denyshe, esq, deceased to Ralph Belyngham, kinsman and heir of Ralph Belyngham in (2) and his wife Agnes (son of John Belyngham, son of the said Ralph and his wife Agnes), of the before named lands and premises

Deed of ratification  SAS/G4/30  6 Feb 1548

Contents:
Ralph Bellingham, gent, son and heir of Ralph Bellingham, deceased, to John gage, kt; JG's estate in the premises called Misteds, sold to him by RB for £80, 17 Jun 1545

Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

not used  SAS/G4/31  [n.d.]

Counterpart deed of partial enfranchisement for £9  SAS/G4/32  24 Jan 1533

Contents:
John Gage, kt to John Bolney
154a in West Firle held of JG's manor of Hosyers by fealty and quitrent of 11s, and in consideration of £9 JG remitted the rent to the extent of 10s 11d, so that the future rent should be 1d only
Seal of arms (2 mullets and a crescent)

Lease for 10 years at £4  SAS/G4/33  3 Feb 1527

Contents:
Anthony Dryland of Selmeston and John Selwyn of Alfriston, gents, to Thomas Colyn and Thomas Adam of Firle, yeoman, of 32a of land in Firle called Rychards land; a croft of 3a called Alcots; a croft of 5a 2r called the Hyrst in Tenne acre; 3½a in Redecompe in divers places; 1½a in Stoleden; 2a at divers places at Totnore; ½a at Cantland; 3 lottys in the Werkwyssh, 3 lottys in the Redewyssh; 1a in the Nacorne; with the down and the common for 150 sheep through the whole borough of Firle and the common belonging to it for rotherbeasts

Surrender by Thomas Colyn and Thomas Adam (now of Tarring [Neville]) to John Gage, kt, of SAS/G4/33  SAS/G4/34  1 Oct 1527

Grant of tenancy pyu autre vie at 6s 8d  SAS/G4/35A  18 Nov 1527

Contents:
Anthony Dryland gent and his wife Thomasine to John Selwyn
Their part in four pieces of land in West Firle (11a, of which 3a is called Alcott, 5a the Herst, 2a in the Teneacre; and the fourth piece with a water (aqua) (1a)
To hold for the life of TD; Rihcrad Balard and Thomas Pelham attorneys to deliver seisin
W to seisin: Laurance Batman, vicar of Firle, John Joyner (signs Selys otherwise called Joynner) the elder, Thomas Collyn, Robert Wrygger, William Alger, Richard Ballarde the elder; 7 Feb 1528

Counterpart of SAS/G4/35  SAS/G4/35B  18 Nov 1527

Bargain and sale  SAS/G4/36  20 Nov 1527

Contents:
John Selwyn of Alfriston to John Gage, kt
3a Called Alcotts, 5a called the Herst; 2a of pasture land lying together in a field called Tynacres; and a parcel called a Lynck (1a) with an adjoining watering-place between the capital mansion place of Edward Bolney and the highway from Misteds to the church of Firle
A transcript on SAS/G4/7 is marginated: parcel of the manor of Hosiers

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G4/37  12 Feb 1528

Contents:
John Gage, kt (by Thomas Polsted his attorney) against John Selwyn
8a Of land and 3a of pasture in West Firle

Grant  SAS/G4/38  31 Jul 1532

Contents:
John Gage, kt to William Fitzwilliam, kt, Anthony Browne, kt, Henry Browne, esq, John Shelley, Edward Bellyngham, John Guldeford, gents, Richard Bray, Stephen Rootes and Thomas Pellond, to the use of JG and his wife Philippa of the lands bought of John Selwyn (as SAS/G4/36)

Grant  SAS/G4/39  28 Oct 1502

Contents:
John Alger of Pevensey, son and heir of Thomas Alger, to John Thetcher of West Firle
3a Of arable in Osbernescomb in West Firle (2a together E: land of John Jynner; S, W: land of John Gage, esq called Sencleresinhoms; the third acre W: land of John Jynner; E: land of Thomas Selwyn); which three acres came to JA by inheritance on the death of TA

Grant  SAS/G4/40  30 Dec 1524

Contents:
John Thetcher of West Firle to John Thomas the elder, of the above three acres of land

Grant for £5  SAS/G4/41  27 Feb 1550

Contents:
John Thomas of Cranbrook in Kent, clothier, to John Gage, kt and his son and heir Edward Gage
Three acres in Osbernescombe as SAS/G4/39-40
W to livery of seisin: Thomas Rootes, John Fawknor, Robert Osborne, 1 May 1550

Copy common recovery from the plea roll, rotulet 157  SAS/G4/42  Easter term 1501

Contents:
Henry Coby and Thomas Thetcher against Thomas Algar of 2 messuages, 2 tofts, 25a of land in Firle and Heighton; John Draky vouchee
Subscribed: details of SAS/G4/43 and a letter of attorney to Stephen Rote and Richard Balard

Grant  SAS/G4/43  5 May 1521


Related information: for a re-enfeoffment of this property, see SAS/G12/10

Contents:
Henry Coby and Thomas Thatcher to John Gage, esq, William Pelham, Richard Guldeford, John Guldeford, esqs, and John Rote, Thomas Polsted and Christopher More, gents
2 Messuages, 2 tofts and 25a of land recovered by them against Thomas Algar
W: Lawrence [Batman] vicar of Firle, Edward Symond, Richard Balard the younger, John Adam of Tarring [Neville], Adam Barneden, John Saunder, William Tanner, Thomas Holybone, John Thomas
Transcribed on SAS/G4/7

Grant  SAS/G4/44  31 Dec 1534

Contents:
Nicholas Bredon of Denton, yeoman, and his wife Joan, to John Gage, kt
A moiety of 6½a of land, 3a 1½r of meadow and a moiety of common of pasture for two cows and one mare in West Firle
W to livery of seisin: Thomas Gravesende, Thomas Jeffery, Thomas Playsted, Thomas Rotts, John Thomas

Grant  SAS/G4/45  17 Jul 1537

Contents:
Edward Coldvyld of South Heighton, yeoman, and his wife Katharine, to John Gage, kt
A moiety of 6½a land and other premises as in SAS/G4/44

Letter of attorney  SAS/G4/46  6 May 1547

Contents:
John Gage, kt to his son and heir Edward Gage to receive from Nicholas Bredon and his wife Joan seisin of land as SAS/G4/44

Counterpart deed of exchange (deed to lead the use of a fine and recovery)  SAS/G4/47  7 May 1537

Contents:
John Gage, kt and his wife Philippa and John Mascall of Wivelsfield, gent and his wife Alice
1 3 Messuages, 1 culverhouse, 4 gardens and 100a of land, 50a of meadow, 100a of pasture and 10a of wood in West Firle, to the use of JG and Philippa
2 The manor of Tarring [St Clere], 5 messuages, 143a of land, 80a of pasture, 120a of meadow, £3 5s rent and the advowson of the church of Tarring [Neville], with appurtenances in Tarring, Fletching and Plumpton, to the use of John Mascall and his wife Alice in tail, successive remainders in tail male to Thomas Collyn, John Hudson, Isabel Adam, Richard Scras, and ultimate remainder to the right heirs of Bartholomew Collyns

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G4/48  11 Jul 1537

Contents:
John Gage, kt and his wife Philippa against John Mascal and his wife Alice
3 Messuages and other premises as SASG4/47

Lewynes  [no ref. or date]

Copy grant  SAS/G4/49  10 Jan 1446

Contents:
William Selewyn son and heir of Nicholas Selewyn of Selmeston to Bartholomew Bolney of lands in West Firle called Lewyns and 18a of land, 1a of meadow, with pasture for 90 sheep at Compton

Grant  SAS/G4/50  6 Apr 1446

Contents:
By Joan, widow of Nicholas Selewyn of Chalvington otherwise called Shulder, to Bartholomew Bolney of all her lands in West Firle called Lewynes and all her land in Compton, with pasture for 90 sheep; rent to Joan for life, 26s 8d

Land of Selys  [no ref. or date]

Quitclaim  SAS/G4/51  6 May 1532

Contents:
John Sterte, Stephen Duplake, Stephen French and Robert Selis to John Selis the elder of lands and tenements in West Firle which they lately had by grant of JS

Settlement  SAS/G4/52  7 May 1532

Contents:
John Selys the elder to his sons John Selys the younger and Robert Selys of all his lands in West Firle or elsewhere in Sussex after the death of JS the elder and his wife Alice, with contingent remainders to his sons William and Richard and rent-charge of 4 marks reserved to his son Thomas for life
W to livery of seisin: John Balard, Thomas Balard, William Balard, Richard Turle of Newelme [in Firle], Robert Wyrgar

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G4/53  12 Jun 1532

Contents:
Stephen Duplake and Stephen Frenche against John Selys the younger, and Robert Selys of a messuage, 66a of land, 20a of meadow, 66a of pasture, 4a of heath and furze and 2s rent in West Firle and common of pasture for 2 bullocks and 60 sheep in the borough of Heighton and 10 bullocks, 40 sheep, and 2 horses in the borough of West Firle

Grant  SAS/G4/54A  24 Sep 1532

Contents:
By Stephen Duplake and Stephen Frenche to John Selys the younger and Robert Selys of the land in SAS/G4/51-53

Copies of SAS/G/4/51-54A  SAS/G4/54B  (1532)

parchment roll

Bargain and sale for £80  SAS/G4/55  30 Sep 1544

Contents:
Robert Selys otherwise Joyner of Eastbourne, husbandman, to Edward Gage, son and heir apparent of John Gage, kt
RS's moiety and 'halfdell' of a messuage, 66a of land and other premises as SAS/G4/53
Covenant by EG to obtain for RS a 21-year lease of 23a called The Hook in Willingdon, part of the Duchy of Lancaster, at the rent paid by the former tenant John Stapleton, deceased, by 25 Dec 1544

Feoffment as SAS/G4/55  SAS/G4/56A  1 Oct 1544

Contents:
W to livery of seisin: John Selwyn of Friston, gent, Thomas Gravesend, Thomas Pellonde of West Firle, John Heve of Beddingham, RS's brother Richard Selys otherwise Joyner of West Firle; 15 Oct 1544

Deed of partition between John Gage, kt and Edward Gage and John Selys of the lands formerly Selys (long list of parcels)  SAS/G4/56B  31 Mar 1545

Contents:
W to seisin: Thomas Gravesende, Thomas Pellande, Thomas Colevilde, John Yonge, William Ballarde of West Firle, William Heave of Beddingham; 27 Jun 1545

Paper book with list of parcels in SAS/G4/56B, entitled 'my father's lands by partition with John Joyner'  SAS/G4/56C  nd [1545]

Lease for 7 years at £19 11s 6d  SAS/G4/57  10 Sep 1517

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Richard Ballard of West Firle, husbandman
The site of the manor of Heighton St Clere in West Firle and all demesne lands, and all other lands which JG lately kept in his own hands to farm of the lease of any other person, in West Firle and Selmeston
Very detailed covenants including crop-rotation and shepherding; list of brewing-vessels seal-tag formed from award of Humphrey Conyngesby, Richard Flower and George Staveley; nd, [c1515]

not used  SAS/G4/58  [n.d.]

Various Charters  [no ref. or date]

Grant  SAS/G4/59  12 May 1320

Contents:
Richard le Hoppere to John Gyffard for life, remainder to his son Thomas
A piece of land with buildings on it which belonged to RH's mother Parnel, in West Firle (N: a common way from the gate of John de Holindale towards Lewes; S: a watercourse dividing the land from the land of John de Lyvet; heading E: a common way from the gate of Henry Gylibert to the house of John le Ledere; W: land of William Brihtnoth)
W: John de Lyvet, Robert Hosiere, John de Holindale, Henry Gilibert, Robert Gilibert, John Ballard, William Colekyn, Stephen de Bydindenne, Richard Taylur, Simon le Frye; at Lewes, St Pancras day

Grant  SAS/G4/60  5 Dec 1311

Contents:
Richard le Rede to Richard le Lyndere for his service
A piece of land in West Firle which contained in length next the way leading from Grissines Menstre from the west to Charleston (Charlockestone) in the East, 6 poles, and in length on the other side next land of Lady de Aldeham on the South 5 poles, and in width on the West 11 poles
To hold of the lord of the manor of South Heighton (Forthheghton') [Heighton St Clere] freely
W: Robert le Husiere, John de Ferles, John de Holindale, Osbert Giffard, Simon de Warbeltone, John Giffard, William Colekyn, Richard le Taylur, Geoffrey le Merle, Ellis the clerk; at Firle

Grant  SAS/G4/61  23 Nov 1396

Contents:
William Stopeham, son and heir of John Stopeham of West Firle, to John Germeyn of West Firle
A messuage in Heighton in West Firle (S: the messuage sometime of Philip Mestede, kt; N: the curtilage sometime Bartholomew), which WS inherited from JS
W: Roger Gosselyn, Robert Hosyer, Giles Holyndale, Thomas Gynnour, Thomas Colevile; at Heighton
Dated St Clement's day

Quitclaim  SAS/G4/62  20 Apr 1430

Contents:
Thomas Jynnour the elder, and Thomas Jynnour the younger, to Thomas Baynton, Richard atte Sonde, Thomas atte Bregge, Thomas atte Welle and William Fenyngham of a tenement and 2½a of land sometime Alice Swonyldis in Heighton in Firle; at Firle

Grant  SAS/G4/63  3 Oct 1458

Contents:
By Richard Lynder to William Colyn and Richard Baker of 4a and 1r of land in Compton [in Firle] (a charter of three lines)

Quitclaim  SAS/G4/64  6 Dec 1482

Contents:
John Crane, Thomas Crane and Richard Crane to Matthew Tourlegh
A piece of land built upon at Heighton in Firle, late Richard Lynder (W: land of the lord of Heighton; N: road), which they lately had with MT by grant of his father Thomas Tourleigh, 15 Jun 1474

Lease  SAS/G4/65  28 Oct 1505

Contents:
By John Rolle of West Firle, husbandman, to John Hall of Lewes, of a field of arable land called Courtword (9a) in West Firle, for three years from 29 Sep 1505 without rent

number not used  SAS/G4/66  [n.d.]

Bond in £66 13s 4d  SAS/G4/67  16 Oct 1529

Contents:
Henry [Percy], Earl of Northumberland, lord of the honour of Cockermouth and Petworth, Lord Percy, Lucy, Poynings, Fitzpayne and Bryan, to John Gage, kt and Robert Fowler of Alciston, yeoman, under a consition in indentures of even date

Copy of court roll of the manor of Firle Hosiers  SAS/G4/68  3 Mar 1519

Contents:
Grant to John Barry and his wife Alice and JB's heirs of 4½a of bondland called Westcrofts, 2a bondland by the Coulez of Firle and ½a of meadow by Warnham Shaw, quitrent 9s

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G4/69  13 Jan 1518

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Bayle and his wife Joan to a cottage and 2½a of land (1a 1r at Foxes, ½a E of the Milhill, 1 rood called Wentlond at Bowghton, ½a in the Wyshe of Heighton in the Long Dole), which came into the lord's hand through default of tenants, late in the tenure of John Jermyn; quuitrent 3s 9d and other services perfromed by cottage-holders

Grant for £2  SAS/G4/70  27 Jan 1550

Contents:
John Delve the elder of Framfeild, gent to John Gage, kt
A small croft or garden (½a) in Firle (E: Heighton Street; S, W: land lately acquired by JG of Ralph Bellyngham, gent; N: JG's land lately had by exchange with Thomas Yokehurst), which was sometime William Stopham, son and heir of John Stopham, and which JD bought from John Barry, 20 Mar 1508
William Grynt the elder attorney to deliver seisin
W: Robert Stert, Thomas Colvile, William Colvile, John Yong, John Thomas, Thomas Yokehurst, Tichard Thetcher, William Welles; 7 Apr 1549 [?recte 1550]

Memorandum of an exchange  SAS/G4/71  nd [c1450]

Contents:
Roger Stepeham with Bartholomew Bolne, his wife Eleanor and their feofees
1 1½a Beside Tottenore in length N-S; ½a beside the Chamber Acre; ½a up Buxlade
2 Two half-acres in the North Forlange in Twytoun, two half-acres in the Middel Forlange there and ½a there heading to The S[to]kke Well
1 Above to BB, 2 above to RS; 'every person to bear his charges as he bare before this exchange'

Bibliography: see SRS 63 (1964) 45


Counterpart underlease  SAS/G4/72  12 May 1572

Contents:
Thomas Gayge of Firle, gent to John Ballard of Firle, yeoman
Moiety of the site of the manor of Preston Poynings in Firle, with barns and buildings for the residue of a term of 21 years which TG had in the whole of the premises from Anthony [Browne], Viscount Montague, 26 Jan 1571
JB to pay Montague '7 quarters and a half of good sweet and clean winnowed wheat and 10qrs of good sweet barley malt of the measure of Hailsham' at his house in Battle
W: John Comber, John Fawkener

Surrender (not executed)  SAS/G4/73  May 1717

Contents:
William Goring of Burton, bt to the Dean and Chapter of Chichester
1 7a 1r, Part of the glebe lands of the parsonage of West Firle, in Smede Furlong in West Firle, of which 5a are together (S: 9a late of John Gage, kt; N: 2a late of John Gage, kt; W: the droveway); 1a 1r in the same furlong (S: land sometime John Mascall; N: land late John Gage, kt; W: droveway); one acre (S: land late John Gage, kt; N: road)
2 4a Of pasture land together in a close called Alcombe at Exceat [in Westdean] (N: 8a called Peverells, late of Thomas West, kt, Lord 1a Warr; W, S: the sown Down; E: Chalke Bridge)
All leased for 21 years at 11s 3d by the Dean and Chapter to WG in trust for Thomas Gage, bt, 10 Oct 1704
To enable the Dean and Chapter to grant a new lease for 21 years to TG
Endorsed: receipt for fees paid by Mr Newland to N Covert

Copy of court roll, manor of Laughton  SAS/G4/74  1 Oct 1719

Contents:
Admission of William Gage, bt (by his attorney Bernard Covert, gent), as only brother and heir of Thomas Gage, bt, to 30a called Uptons and Relfs in West Firle, quitent 16s; Anthony Trumble, steward

Extracts from the sheriff's cravings in the exchequer of Nicholas Eversfield, sheriff of Surrey and Sussex  SAS/G4/75  1620

Contents:
To be discharged from 100s from the issues of a capital messuage in Firle, of the lands and tenements of John Gage, esq, who stood indebted to the king in respect of various sums for subsidies granted in Queen Elizabeth's reign (details), taken into the king's hands 1 Oct 1617

CHARLESTON IN FIRLE  [no ref. or date]

Statement of Richard Profett  SAS/G4/76  nd [c1440]

Contents:
Philip Mested, the son and heir of Philip Mested, kt, was seised of the manor of Charleston (Charlokyston) and enfeoffed John Kent and others, upon condition that he should have his term of 20 years; PM afterwards released all his right to Kent and the others, who afterwards made a feoffment to AB and made a will that PM's son John Mested should have the manor to him and his heirs, but that John should suffer A [and] B to occupy the manor for 20 years; John [Mested] released all his right to A [and] B and their heirs, and afterwards AB sold the manor to Richard Proffet to him and his heirs for ever

Bargain and sale for £1800  SAS/G4/77  17 Nov 1614

Contents:
John Lunsford of Wylygh in East Hothley, kt, his son and heir Thomas Lunsford, esq, and his wife Katharine, Anthony Apsley of Ticehurst, esq, and his wife Judith, and Cicely, one of the daughters of JL, to Thomas Elfick of Seaford, gent, and his son and heir Thomas Elficke
The manor or farm of Charleston and all messuages, barns and land belonging (295a) in West Firle and Selmeston, occupied by John Page
W: William Newton, Thomas Aynscombe, Roger Cobie

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G4/78  7 Nov 1614

Contents:
Thomas Elphicke, gent, against Anthony Apsley, esq of a messuage, dovehouse, garden, 110a of land, 20a of meadow and 176a of pasture in West Firle and Selmeston

Counterpart settlement  SAS/G4/79  5 Feb 1629

Contents:
Thomas Elphicke of Seaford, gent to William Thomas of Westdean, gent, and his son and heir William Thomas; Thomas Elphicke the younger to marry WT the elder's daughter Mary
The manor of Charleston, occupied by TE and Widow Peirce
W: William Newton, John French, Roger Cobie

Counterpart settlement  SAS/G4/80  5 Feb 1629

Contents:
Thomas Elphicke to William Thomas and his son William; Thomas Elficke the younger to marry WT the elder's daughter Mary Thomas
An annuity of £20 issuing out of the manor or farm of Sutton [in Seaford], and TE's other land in Seaford and elsewhere in Sussex
W: William Newton, John French, Roger Cobie

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £2550  SAS/G4/81  14 Jan 1648

Contents:
Thomas Elphick of Seaford, gent to Walter Evernden of Chinting [in Seaford], gent and Robert Pickering of East Grinstead [in trust for Thomas Gage, bt]
The manor or farm of Charleston, with 295a of land, occupied by TE and Alexander Alchorne
W: William Thomas, William Wynde, Stephen Elphicke, Alexander Alchorne, Thomas Moore, Richard Alchorne

Mortgage for £2000  SAS/G4/82  15 Jan 1648

Contents:
Walter Evernden and Robert Pickering to Thomas Elphicke, William Thomas and Anthony Fowle of Grays Inn, esq, of the manor of Charleston as SAS/G4/81

Settlement (declaration of trust)  SAS/G4/83  29 May 1654

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt and Walter Evernden, reciting that the purchase of Charleston by deed of 14 Jan 1648 was in trust for TG and that Robert Pickering was dead, and declaring trusts for raising portions for TG's daughters Frances, Mary, Katherine, and Elizabeth, and younger sons Henry and Joseph
W: Robert Herlinge, Cuthbert Nicholson, George Shane [?], Anthony Smith, John Woolfe, Ann Alansone

Survery of Charleston [in Firle], listing field-names and acreages amounting to 327a 2r 13p  SAS/G4/84  nd [?1648]

Tilton  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £140  SAS/G4/85  14 Mar 1532

Contents:
John Gage, kt to Edward Bray of Selmeston, kt
The manor of Tilton and all JG's messuages, tenements and land in Selmeston, Ripe, and Alciston, which JG lately had by grant of the king
Reserved: a parcel of land called the Herst (23a of pasture and meadow), which JG then occupied

Quitclaim  SAS/G4/86  18 Oct 1560

Contents:
Owen Braye, younger son and heir of Edward Bray, kt, deceased, to James Gage, esq
Tenement called Tilton and all lands and rents belonging in Selmeston, Alciston and Ripe
W: Edward Bray, kt, Thomas Massyngberd

Copy of court roll, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G4/87  6 Feb 1587

Contents:
Admission of Robert Gage, gent, younger son and heir of James Gage deceased, to a wist of land (20a) in Selmeston, and his surrender, in fulfilment of his father's will to the use of his elder brother Edward Gage, esq, who was admitted; licence to EG to let for 21 years; Thomas Culpeper, steward

Licence by the crown to Edward Gage  SAS/G4/88  12 Nov 1616

Contents:
To alienate the messuage or tenement called Tilton otherwise Tilton Farm and all lands thereto belonging as used by Richard Falconer, late farmer, held of the king in chief, to Richard Hoskyns, gent

Lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1657 at £140  SAS/G4/89  4 Sep 1657

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Bentley in Framfield, esq to John Walker of Selmeston, yeoman, of a messuage, barn, stables, pigeon-house and land called Tilton Farm (217a) and 80a of sheepdown, all in Selmeston and Alciston, occupied by JW
Endorsed: memorandum that JW accepts that the messuage is in good repair, TG allowing him 30s for completing it and for a stone wall to be erected on the SE of the messuage; sealed and delivered 4 Nov 1657
W: Richard Lyndsey, John Wakeman

Counterpart lease for 7 years from 29 Sep 1689 at £110  SAS/G4/90  10 Jun 1689

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to Thomas Boyse of Berwick, husbandman
Messuage and farm called Charleston with lands in Firle and Selmeston, occupied by JG, and two pieces of arable, meadow of pasture land called the Comptons (24a) in Firle
W: Thomas Lockyer, Henry Foxwell, Lionel Williams
Endorsed: list of dead stock to be left at the end of the term

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1714 at £138  SAS/G4/91  1 Oct 1714

Contents:
John Goring of Burton, bt, guardian to William Gage, bt, an infant, to Alexander Pierce of Charleston, butcher
Capital messuage called Charleston and lands as follows: Great Compton, 14a; Little Compton, 10a; Woodfield, 5½a; Homefield, 10a; Great Pookhale, 21a; The Drove, 4a; The 11a; the Westfield, 20a; Springfield, and Hogcroft, 11a; Horsecroft, 11a; the two Whitefields, 18½a; three Comons, 57a; Pinchfield, 19a; Linkyfields, 9a; the meadow, 8a (and others) and 81a of sheepdown; all occupied by AP
W: John Peirce, Bernard Couvat

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1720 at £132 10s  SAS/G4/92  28 Jan 1721

Contents:
By John Middleton of Muntham, esq, to Richard Mockett of Tilton in Alciston, yeoman, of Tilton Farm and land (field-names) in Alciston and Ripe; W: Bernard Couvat, George Briges

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1744 at £320  SAS/G4/93  20 Sep 1744

Contents:
Thomas [Gage] Viscount Gage and his eldest son William Hall Gage to William Hawes of Berwick, gent, of capital messuages and land called Tilton Farm and Charlston Farm as in SAS/G4/91, and the Mill Fields (64a) in Alciston, part of the demesne lands of the manor of Alciston, formerly let to Stephen Pollington
W: Thomas Mockett, William Michell

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G4/94-95  27 Mar 1730

Contents:
Elizabeth Couvatt, widow of Bernard Couvatt of West Firle, gent, Temple Howse of Beerton, Buckinghamshire, gent and his wife Frances, Peter Dubison of Wandsworth, Surrey, calico printer, and his wife Mary (Mary and Frances being daughters and co-heiresses of BC) to William Gage of West Firle, bt
A messuage or tenement with adjoining garden and backside (1r) near Smallbridge in West Firle, late occupied by Thomas Colvill and since of Thomas Shelley (S: Edward Tucknott's house and backside occupied by Richard Hansell E,N: land thertofore John Yokehurst) purchased by BC of John Parris and his wife Sarah, who purchased of John Hills and his wife Mary
W: Jonathan Mandevill, Charles McKenzie, Thomas Tourner, Elizabeth Norwood

EXCEAT IN WEST DEAN AND FRISTON  [no ref. or date]

Manor of Exceat  [no ref. or date]

Grant  SAS/G5/1  20 Jan 1425

Contents:
Richard Wakherst and Thomas Joop to John Halle
The manor of Exceat, with a free fishery there which, with other manors in Sussex, John Dalyngregge, kt, John Wodecok, citizen and mercer of London, Thomas Coupere, Thomas Bredon, clerk, and John Crokston, then deceased, and the said Richard and Thomas, with William Cheyne, had by feoffment of Philip Seyntcler, kt
Dated at Exceat

Grant  SAS/G5/2  1 Mar 1446

Contents:
William Lovell of Rotherfield Grays, esq, brother of William Lovell, kt and Elizabeth the wife of William Lovell, esq to John Denysshe, esq for life
The manor of Exceat with fisheries
Annual rent of 13s 4d to William Lovell and Elizabeth; clerk's name in turn-up:
Froddesham
Armorial seal, Lovell quartering Seyntclere

Charter of confirmation  SAS/G5/3A  7 Jul 1446

Contents:
Richard Harecourt and wife Edith to John Denysshe
A grant as SAS/G5/2, 24 May 1446
W: Roger Fenys, kt, John Pelham, kt, Richard Dalygrygge, William Kylrygg and William Bray; at the manor of Exceat

Grant  SAS/G5/3B  10 May 1327

Contents:
Andrew Peverell, kt, to John de Perching and his heirs in tail, with successive remainders to his brothers Henry, Hugh, William and Ralph, reversion to AP
20a Of land in Selmeston, 10a of which were sometime of Walter le Sweyn, 5a of Jordan le Corndrivere and 5a were of Maud le Tenestre
To hold of AP freely by a quitrent of 4s 11d, 10d for castleguard of Pevensey and 5d for sheriff's aid, suit of court of AP's manor of Exceat and at the [hundred] court of Totenore for AP and his heirs
W: William de Cessingehamme, Simon de Shirintone, Simon Mauncel, Roger de Selmestone, William de Shirinton, John Gyles and Simon le May; at Blatchington next Seaford
Endorsed [by Richard Hoskyns, c1620]: this deed shows that Peverll was a manor

Quitclaim  SAS/G5/4  7 Apr 1367

Contents:
Andrew Bate and his wife Margaret, daughter and heir of Thomas atte Brugge of Exceat, to Andrew Peverel, knight
The reversion of a messuage and 7½a of land in Exceat, which will come to MB on the death of TB
W: Nicholas de Sotton, Thomas de Preston, William de Hydenie, Hugh atte Ree, John atte Doune, Walter Rennere; at Seaford

Grant  SAS/G5/5  1 Oct 1379

Contents:
Edward Fitzherberd, kt to William Rychevyle and his wife Joan and their sons Robert Rychevyle and Simon Rychervyle for their lives
All EF's lands and pastures in Exceat
Paying the services to the chief lords and a rose to EF, and collecting all rents and services coming to him in the vills of Eastbourne and Exceat and doing all other exactions which might be ordered or enjoined by his steward in his court of Exceat, and rendering a true account as well of rents as of other executions as should be requisite; WR, JR, RR and SR agreed to build a suitable house on the land within nine years 50ft long and 20ft broad, and to render a heriot after WR's death and another after the death of the survivor of all the others; if the grantees should not have sheep of their own for feeding the pasture there, it should be lawful for EF to send 300 wethers for pasturing there, reserving their wool to himself
W: Edward Dalyngrugge, John Seyncler, Thomas Sakevyle, William Waleys, kts, William Medstede, Thomas Osebarn and John de Borgh; at Exceat

Grant  SAS/G5/6  20 Mar 1403

Contents:
Thomas West, kt to William Pakyn for his good and laudable service
A yearly rent of 20s to be received from John Everle of Alfriston for the manor of Exceat, which he holds for life by TW's grant; on JE's death the manor, except wards, marriages, reliefs and escheats, to remain to WP for life by the rent of a rose
W: John Kirkely, William Asshcombe, David Thurmond; at Exceat endorsed [by Richard Hoskyns, c1620]: that Peverll was a manor

Lease for 80 years at £2  SAS/G5/7  20 Feb 1532

Contents:
Thomas West, kt, Lord La Warr, son and heir of Thomas West, kt, late Lord la Warr, in accordance with the terms of his father's will, to John Gage, kt
His manor, farm or tenement of Exceat then occupied by JG
JG to pay a rent of 23s 4d to the crown

Covenant to exchange  SAS/G5/8A  4 Jul 1536

Copies information: a copy of this deed appears on SAS/G4/7


Contents:
Thomas West, kt, Lord la Warr, son and heir of Thomas West, kt, late Lord la Warre, to John Gage, kt
1 TW's lands and tenements called Peverells in Exceat occupied by JG
2 A messuage, barn, garden, 66a of land and 10a of pasture in [East] Blatchington which JG lately bougth of Thomas Aleye, son and heir of Nicholas Aleye, and rent of 5s yearly payable by TW out of the manor of Blatchington to John Gage, kt by reason of his manor of Heighton St Clere

Counterpart of SAS/G5/8A  SAS/G5/8B  4 Jul 1536

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G5/9  11 Jul 1536

Contents:
John Gage against Thomas West, kt, Lord la Warre of a messuage, 60a of land, 40a of pasture, 30a of marsh and 20a of furze and heath and common of pasture for 200 sheep in Exceat

Quitclaim  SAS/G5/10  20 May 1585

Contents:
Anthony Kempe of Slindon, Edward Carrell of Shipley, George Chewte of Brede, esquires, and Thomas Rootes of Arlington (Alrington), gent, to John Gage of Firle, kt
The manors of Friston and Exceat and all messuages and land belonging to the said manors and any other their messuages and land in Westdean, East Dean, Exceat and Friston, of which AK, EC, GC and TR were seised by a conveyance of property late Bayham Abbey by Nicholas Geffe of London, gent, and Robert Beaumonde of London, citizen and draper, 30 Nov 1584
W: Francis Eyerman, Henry Ryshton, John Tayler

Quitclaim  SAS/G5/11A  26 May 1627

Contents:
Thomas Parker of Willington, kt, son and heir of Nicholas Parker, kt, deceased, to John Gage, bt
The manors of Friston and Exceat, sometime part of the possessions of the late Abbey of Bayham, granted by patent to NP and Thomas Carrill, kt, since deceased, in trust for JG, 21 Dec 1609
Richard Hoskyns, Christopher Herbert

Copy of an extent of the manor of Friston  SAS/G5/11B  c1540

Contents:
Made (under a sheriff's warrant) by the oath of John Cripes, farmer of the abbot of Bayham, and Simon Potman, William Frenche, John Ewestas and Richard Raye; specifies rents, mentions hall and barn and names the manorial tenants and their quitrents; 29 Nov 1454
The rent of John Crippes, farmer, was 6 marks, of which in money 53s 4d and 5 quarters of wheat and 6 quarters of barley
The moiety of the manor representing the prior's half comprised all those lands on the W of the door of the hall of the manor, and so leading straight from the door to the cliff of Friston, with the north part of a building called the barn
The other moiety comprised the lands on the E side of the door of the hall, with the South part of the building called the barn
The rents were extended at 111s 6½d, the tenants whose rents belonged to the prior being: Simon Potman (11s), Henry Halle (29s 4d) Thomas Echingham (10s), John Cripes (2s), Richard Tull(2s), John Hogge (17¾d); the rents belonging to the abbot were: Thomas Fenell (14s) John Hogge (2¼d), John Canden (12d), Lord de Roos for land in Eastbourne (14s 2d), Thomas Browne, kt (12s), Richard Digge (5s), John Crok (9d), Margaret Lamporte (22d), Robert Martyn (12d), Simon Lorkyn (16d), William at Bergh (9d), William Hendyman (2d), John Broker (4d), Richard Capelat (10d), John Crypes for land in Eastbourne (7½d) and John Plays (21d)

Exchange (bargain and sale)  SAS/G5/12  30 Sep 1543

Contents:
John Segear and John Gage, kt
1 Parcels of land in Exeat called arable lands and leylonds (20a) and 31a of the common downs (described in detail)
2 24½a of arable and pasture land and 32a called the Downs, of which 20a were late part of Begham Down (all particularly described)
1 JS to JG, 2 JG to JS
W to livery of seisin: John a Wood of Westdean, John Seman and John Ockynden of Seaford, 13 Jun 1544
Endorsed: agreement for a further exchange

Letter of attorney  SAS/G5/13  20 May 1544

Contents:
John Gage, kt to his son and heir Edward Gage to receive seisin of the land in SAS/G5/12 from John Segear, gent

Fine  SAS/G5/14  Easter term 1552

Contents:
John Gage, kt, querent, and John Seger the elder [and his brothers] William Seger and John Seger the younger, deforciants, of 18a of salt marsh and common of pasture for 400 sheep in the Saltmershe of Exceat

Receipt  SAS/G5/15  13 May 1552

Contents:
John Seger of Westdean to John Gage, kt for £18 part of £20 awarded to JS by Thomas Sandarse, kt, and John Carrell, gent, for his right in a salt-marsh at Exceat, as appears by a fine as SAS/G5/14

Southcourt in Exceat  [no ref. or date]

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £60  SAS/G5/16  24 May 1544

Contents:
Anthony Wyndesore, kt, and his son and heir Henry Wyndesore, esq, also son and heir of AW's late wife Elizabeth, one of the daughters and heirs of Henry Lovell, to John Gage, kt
A moiety or 'Half deale' of lands and tenements in Exceat known as Suthcorte, occupied by JG
Mentions claim of HW's wife Eleanor

Conveyance as SAS/G5/16  SAS/G5/17  24 May 1544

Contents:
By William Wyndesore, kt, Lord Wyndesore, to John Gage, kt, for £60

Fine  SAS/G5/18  Easter term 1544

Contents:
John Gage, kt, querent, and William Wyndesore, kt, Lord Wyndesore and his wife Margaret, Anthony Wyndesore, kt, his son and heir Henry Wyndesore, esq, Edmund Wyndesore, esq, and Thomas Wyndesore, esq, deforciants, of 60a of land, 60a of meadow and 200a of pasture in Exceat

Bond in £66 13s 4d  SAS/G5/19  24 May 1544

Contents:
Anthony Wyndesore, kt, and his son and heir Henry Wyndesore, esq, to John Gage, kt for performance of covenants in SAS/G5/16

Bond in £66 13s 4d  SAS/G5/20  24 May 1544

Contents:
William Wyndesore, kt, Lord Wyndesore, to John Gage, kt for performance of covenants in SAS/G5/17

Memorandum of a settlement of the manor of Exceat, shown by Mr St John  SAS/G5/21  nd [c1560]

Contents:
William Wyndsor, kt, Edmund Wyndsor, esq, Robert Burbage and Anthony Burbage, gents and John Ede, yeoman, against Anthony Wyndsor, kt of a moiety of the manor of Exceat (among other manors) to the use of Henry Wyndsor and his wife Eleanor, then the wife of Mr St John, in pursuance of a deed dated 20 Jun 1542

Under-lease for 24 years at £8  SAS/G5/22  26 Jul 1530

Contents:
Simon Holbeme, yeoman, to John Bray, gent, Edmund Tyndal and Richard a Broke, yeoman
The prebend called Exeat, with all glebe lands and tithes and pastures, held by SH under a lease to Thomas Holbeme, clerk, and SH by William Howe, clerk, prebendary of Exeat, with the assent of Robert [Sherburne], bishop of Chichester, and his chapter, for 30 years at £5 6s 8d, 18 Sep 1526
Rent to be paid at Michelham [Priory in Arlington] in the body of the church

Grant  SAS/G5/23  24 Sep 1540

Contents:
Richard Broke of Selmeston to John Gage, kt
3a Of land in Exette (1½ lying in length and heading E to lands of the rectory of Westdean; W: land of the church of Exeat; S: land of JG; N a way from Westdean to Friston; another 1½a in length and heading E: lands of the church of Exeat; W: land of Anthony Sands, esq and the heirs of William Seger; S: land of the heirs of William Seger; N: way from Westdean to Friston)
W: William Levette, clerk, John Levet, gent, John Okynden, Thomas Jefferey, John Seman, Peter Wirger

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £45  SAS/G5/24A,B  14 Apr 1648

Contents:
William Thomas of Westdean, esq, to Thomas Gage of Firle, bt
14a Of land in Exceat (E: land of WT; W,N,S: other lands of TG), occupied by George Elphick, gent
W: Thomas Henry, William Wynde, Rose Woodyson, Thomas Moore with unexecuted counterpart

Fine  SAS/G5/25A,B  Easter term, 1648

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt querent, and William Thomas, esq, deforciant, of 14a of pasture in Exceat

Lease for 200 years at a peppercorn rent  SAS/G5/26  13 Jul 1648

Contents:
William Thomas of Westdean, esq, to Thomas Gage of Firle, bt
Lands and tenements called Cessingham in Arlington
By way of collateral security, it having been found that WT could not make a good estate in the 14a in Exceat conveyed by SAS/G5/24-25
W: Thomas Henry, William Wynde, Rose Woodyson, Thomas Moore

Counterpart exchange (bargain and sale) for 10s  SAS/G5/27  17 Jul 1648

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt and Robert Pickeringe of East Grinstead, gent, to William Thomas of Westdean
1 Four pieces of arable land intermixt with other lands of WT in Little Exceat (4a)
2 40a In Exceat (E: land of Francis Selwyn, esq; S: TG; N, W: WT)
In exchange for 14a brookland in Exceat, conveyed to TG by SAS/G5/24
W: Thomas Henry, William Wynde, Rose Woodyson, Thomas Moore

Crowlink in Friston  [no ref. or date]

Grant  SAS/G5/28  29 Sep 1441

Contents:
John Renne of Jevington to William Frenche of East Dean and William Gardener of Friston
Lands and tenements with houses built on them called Crowlink (Crowlyng) in Friston, which premises he sometime had along with Stephen Drew by feoffment of Parnell Cryps
W: John Bray, Simon Poteman, John Ewstace, Richard Frytur, John Frytur; at Friston

Grant  SAS/G5/29  23 Aug 1457

Contents:
William Geffray of (East) Blatchington, Richard Pope of Seaford and Simon Payn of Friston to William Lullyngden and his wife Agnes of East Grinstead, William Sonde, John Rakle, William Langrygge, Richard Skynner and William Frensh
Lands and tenements in Friston which they sometime had by feoffment of John Cryps of Friston, deceased
W: Simon Potman, John off Fleet, Richard Fretour, Richard Tulle and John Canden of Friston; at Friston

Grant  SAS/G5/30  5 Jul 1492

Contents:
John Frensshe, son and heir of William Frensshe late of East Dean, to Nicholas Cryps, cousin and heir of Parnel Cryps
Lands called Crowlink in Friston which WF and William Gardener, deceased, had by grant of John Renne of Jevington [in 1441; SAS/G5/28]
At Friston

Exchange (bargain and sale)  SAS/G5/31  24 Jun 1544

Contents:
John Cryppes of East Grinstead, yeoman, to John Gage, kt and his son and heir Edward Gage
1 A messuage and land called Crowlink in Friston, occupied by Robert Colyngham and his mother Margery
2 Lands of JG and EG in East Grinstead called Brokelands, occupied by JC and Benchefild, occupied by John Payne
1 To JG and EG, 2 to JC

Feoffment as SAS/G5/31  SAS/G5/32  25 Jun 1544

Contents:
W: Robert Brase vicar of Friston, John Selwyne, gent, Edmund Tyndall of Friston, Edmund Braye, John Gerynge of Westdean, Robert Colyngham the younger of Friston and Peter Woodegat of Cranbrook in Kent, clothier; 26 Jul 1544

Lease for 17 years from 29 Sep 1664 at £78  SAS/G5/33  7 Oct 1663

Contents:
Henry Goring of Highdown [in Ferring], esq, John Caryll of Goodwood [in Boxgrove], esq, Thomas Pellett of Bignor, gent and Mary Goring (widow of Thomas Gage, bt, and then wife of Henry Goring, bt), to Nicholas Selwyn of Friston, gent
Lands called Crowlink and Friston, occupied by NS, late John Fletcher
W: John gage, Robert Herlinge, Robert Throckmorton, Per Goring, Sidney Goring, William Shoulder, Anthony Kempe, William Rooper, Luke Farrell

Grant  SAS/G5/34  21 Nov 1368

Contents:
Peter de Dene to William Rennere
Lands called Laygore and Bontenore (22a) in Friston (E, S: land of WR; W, N: land of William de Echingham, kt), which PD, with William Haldenn, William Batelesford and William de Horne, had by feoffment of Vincent Fynch, (WH, WB and WH having released their right and interest to PD)
W: obert Jop, John atte Doune, John Colfyn, Simon and Richard Poteman, brothers, and William Colfyn; at Friston

Grant  SAS/G5/35  23 Feb 1543

Contents:
John Selwyn to John Gage, kt
1 A croft of land (1a) in Friston called Meryfeld (S: land of JG; N: land of the vicar of Friston; heading E: land of JG; W: land of Robert Colyngham)
2 5a Dispersed in a field called Hobsares in Friston of which 1a called The Hedacre is in the upper part of the field (E: land of JG; W: a croft, part of the tenement of Gylkyns; N: street from Friston to East Dean; S: land JG and land of the vicar of Friston); one acre (N: other lands of JS called Houseplace and Homlands of Hobsares; S: a hill between the acre and lands of the tenement of Gylkyns; W: heading to the acre); the other 3a in the next furlong (N: land of JG; S: the hill; heading W: the acre; E: land of JS)
All sometime belonged to Alice, wife of John Adam of Crowhurst, daughter of Simon Potman and were lately partitioned between her daughters (Joan wife of John Wylgose, Julian wife of John Smyth otherwise Chapman, and JS's mother Margery, wife of Thomas Selwyn)
W: Edward Gage, esq, John Parker, esq, Thomas Devenyshe, esq, Edward Wylforde, clerk, Richard a Chamber, gent and Edmund Tyndall

Power of attorney  SAS/G5/36  11 Jun 1444

Contents:
Peter Colyn of Firle to Thomas Eton to deliver to William Sonde, Richard Welarby, William Colyn and John Adam seisin of all his lands and tenements, rents and services called Haukyngregg sometime belonging to William Stopham and his wife Alice at Hellingly

Grant  SAS/G5/37  4 Nov 1545

Contents:
Katharine Redwell, widow of William Redwell, and his son and heir John Redwell, to John Gage, kt and his son and heir Edward Gage
Lands in the parish of Exceat sometime in the tenure of John Pottman
Part of land which John Fennell of Eastbourne granted to KR in the performance of WR's will, 14 June 1522, namely
1 A messuage, barn and divers buildings and 10a of land, 1 rood of meadow and pasture for 32 sheep, 2 oxen and 1 horse in Litlington, sometime of the tenure of Robert Leche late lord of Litlington (Messuage, barn and buildings and 2a formerly Robert atte Denys; 1½a (E: Robert Parker; W: Thomas a Chamber); 1r (E, W: Thomas Chamber) called Combe; 1r (N: Robert Parker; S: Richard Tourle); 1r (W: William a Broke; E: John Mew); ½a (W: Thomas a Chamber; E: Robert Sage); 1r (E: Henry a Fennell; W: John Mew); ½a (N: Roger Leche late Lord; S: Simon Sage); 1r (N: Thomas a Chamber; S: Henry a Fennell); ½a (N: Henry a Fennell; S: William a Broke); ½a (S: Henry a Fennell; N: Thomas a Brooke); 1r (S: Henry a Fennell; N: John Lackett); 1r (E: Simon Sage; W: the common); 1½a (N: Henry a Fennell; S: William a Broke); 1r meadow (S: Henry a Fennell; N: William a Broke); 2a at Hakelond called The Common)
2 Land in Exceat as above; 2a in Litlington, sometime John Ray (W: against the gate of John a Brooke called the Twytteine; W, E: land of John a Brooke; heading N: Thomas Chambre)
W: William Seger, William Tyse, John a Broke the elder, William Wirgar; at Litlington (English) The will openly read and shewed under the commissary's seal at the day above written by the overseers of the said will in the presence of the above named persons saying: I ordain my wife Ketherine and my son John Redewell my executors and they to have estate in the premises to their heirs and the longest liver of them
W to livery of seisin: John a Wood of Westdean, John a Fennell of Westdean, Nicholas a Fennell of Exceat, John Elpheck of Firle; 8 Jan 1546

number not used  SAS/G5/38  [n.d.]

Minutes of courts a and views of frankpledge for the manors of Friston, Exceat [in Westdean] and Lamport [in Eastbourne]  SAS/G5/39  1446-1463

Contents:
Including mention of a chapel of St Gregory at Lamport; 1446-1448, 1458-1463; memoranda by Ralph Cleve of accounts fines and rents received from the manors of Friston, Otham [in Westham], Exceat and Lamport, 1457-1462

Account of William Grint, collector of rents and farmer of Exceat and Friston, and an account of stock of Nicholas Fennell, bailiff  SAS/G5/40  1546-1547

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Accounts of officers of the manors of Hosiers [in Firle], Eckington [in Ripe and Eastbourne], Lamport [in Eastbourne], Compton Berwick, Maresfield, Friston and Exceat and Heighton [in Firle]  SAS/G5/41  1566-1567

Account as SAS/G5/40  SAS/G5/42  1561-1562

Exemplification of interrogatories and depositions  SAS/G5/43A  7 Feb 1602

Contents:
In the court of Wards and Liveries in Henry Guldeford, kt and others [committees of John Gage the king's ward] v Edward Selwyn, gent, concerning The Helde and Ladders at Exceat [in Westdean]; depositions of John a Broke of Exceat, 60, Henry Fitzherbert of Lewes, yeoman, 58, Thomas Whate of Westdean, yeoman, 70, Thomas Skynner of Westdean, labourer, 50, William Middleton of Burwash, labourer, 55, John Banister of Westdean, husbandman, 60, Thomas May of Westdean, carpenter, 56, and Thomas Markwick of Jevington, yeoman, 63

Draft interrogatories as SAS/G5/43A  SAS/G5/43B  nd [c1601]

Records in Walter Pye, kt, attorney of the court of Wards and Liveries (on behalf of Thomas Gage, bt, the king's ward) v Francis Selwyn, esq  SAS/G5/44  1636-1639

Contents:
Concerning disputes at Friston, including entitlement to wreck of the sea, Friston Pond and Friston Green

Draft interrogatories to FS and the plaintiff's witnesses, with draft replication of Walter Pye  SAS/G5/44/(1)  nd [c1636]

Answer of Francis Selwyn  SAS/G5/44/(2)  24 May 1636

Examination of Francis Selwyn of Friston, esq, 37  SAS/G5/44/(3)  28 May 1636

Answer of Francis Selwyn  SAS/G5/44/(4)  8 Feb 1639

Interrogatories for plaintiff's witnesses  SAS/G5/44/(5)  nd [c1638]

Articles of agreement  SAS/G5/45A  23 May 1639

Contents:
Between Thomas Gage, bt, John Thetcher, Augustine Belson and Thomas Roper, esqs (executors of John Gage, bt), and Francis Selwyn to settle differences about Friston Pond and Friston Green and other matters; W: Robert Pickering, Benjamin Scarlett, John Curson, Robert Scroope, Thomas Parker, John Chamberleyne

Counterpart of SAS/G5/45A, signed by Francis Selwyn  SAS/G5/45B  23 May 1639

Lease for 99 years from 29 Sep 1639 at a peppercorn  SAS/G5/46  24 May 1639

Contents:
By Francis Selwyn of Friston, esq to Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, of lands called Southdown in fulfilment of SAS/G5/45; W: John Robins, Edmund Carter

Lease for 99 years from 29 Sep 1639 at a peppercorn  SAS/G5/47  2 Jun 1641

Contents:
By Francis Selwyn of Friston, esq to Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, of lands called Southdown and the profits of wrecks of sea in fulfilment of SAS/G5/45; W: Robert Pickering, Benjamin Scarlett

Papers concerning Cuckmere Levels  SAS/G5/48  1582-1584, 1618

Presentment of defaults in Cuckmere Haven and so up to Berwick Mill  SAS/G5/48/(1)  20 Mar 1582

Contents:
By John a Brooke the elder and five otehrs, 'scawerse', to Thomas [Sackville Lord] Buckhurst, Herbert Pelham, Nicholas Parker, Richard Shelley, John Burton, Thomas Rootes and John Selwyn, commissioners

Certificate of William Jorden, John a Brooke the younger and John Duke, 'scawerse' for the Cuckmere, concerning interlineations in (1)  SAS/G5/48/(2)  17 Nov 1582

Draft for (2)  SAS/G5/48/(3)  1583

Contents:
Endorsed with payments made [?by John a Brooke] for cutting the banks

Book containing accounts of expenditure of John a Broke the elder, water-bailiff of the levels of Cuckmere, Longbridge and Sessingham  SAS/G5/48/(4)  1583-1584

Paper

Contents:
Including payments to Benton the measurer, 20 May 1583 - 30 Jun 1584, and the receipts of John Ducke, collector, Aug-Nov 1583

Order for widening the river  SAS/G5/48/(5)  27 Jul 1618

Contents:
Between Brokepole and Sessingham Bridge, and for scots for cutting the weeds in the haven, for John Deward to measure the level and draw a plot, appointing John Gage, esq, water-bailiff and William Hammond, clerk; signed by Richard [Sackville] earl of Dorset and 13 other commissioners

Admiralty Court, Lord High Admiral v those finding gold, goods and money on the seashore near East Dean  SAS/G5/49  1665

Contents:
Last session of Trinity term, 1665
Allegations on behalf of John Gage, kt and his tenants and bailiffs (named) by their proctor Thompson concerning the profits of wreck of the sea, flotsam, jetsam, waveson and lagon claimed in respect of the manors of Boreham, Wartling, Tilton, Exceat, Friston and Crowlink

MARESFIELD  [no ref. or date]

Fine  SAS/G6/1  Hilary term 1579

Contents:
John Shelley and Edward Gage, esqs, querents, and John Gage, esq and Thomas Gage, esq, deforciants, of the manor of Maresfield and 10 messuages, 10 tofts, 10 gardens, 100a of land, 50a of meadow, 500a of pasture, 300a of wood and 1000a of furze and heath in Maresfield, Fletching, Buxted, Uckfield, Hartfield, West Hoathly, Withyham, East Grinstead and Worth

Grant  SAS/G6/2  29 Feb 1584

Contents:
Elizabeth Gage, widow, John Gage and Thomas Gage, esqs, patrons of the rectory of Maresfield to John Staple of Maresfeld, yeoman, of the next advowson and presentation of the rectory

Surrender of leases for £133 6s 8d  SAS/G6/3  20 Nov 1594

Contents:
Edward Gage of Holborne, Middlesex, esq and his wife Ann to John Gage of Firle, esq
Maresfield Park with lodge, house, iron mill, ironworks, a corn mill, house and land which they held for 24 years then to come under a lease from Edward Gage, kt, deceased, 23 May 1568, and a futher lease of the reversion for 21 years by JG, 20 Feb 1583
Recites: leases by EG to George Collyn of the park (except wood and ironworks) for 21 years at £50 and of the ironworks for 12 years at £30, to John Upton of a tenement in Maresfield for 21 years at £6 13s 4d
W: Edward Gage, George Gage, Francis Eyerman, Thomas Gildereg, James Thetcher, Richard Cary

Settlement  SAS/G6/4  22 Feb 1619


Related information: For the counterpart, see SAS/G21/73

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq and Edward Guildeford, esq, son and heir of Henry Guildford of Taplow, Buckinghamshire, kt, Edward Gage of Bentley, esq and John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq, in trust
Maresfield Park, Maresfield Mills, Maresfield Ponds and Maresfield Farm, occupied by William Crowe, esq and David Midleton, gent, Battes Farm and New Purchase occupied by the executors of Anthony Gouldsmith and Chauntrie Lands by Richard Taylor, clerk
For Penelope Trenchard, now wife of JG, as part of her jointure in lieu of the manor of Shovelstrode [in East Grinstead]
W: William Cobbs, William Cooke, Walter Rhetorick, Roland Mather, John Burges

Release  SAS/G6/5  30 Nov 1620

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to Henry Shurley of Astwell, Northamptonshire, esq
A rent of 40s, reserved on a lease of the manor of Maresfield from JG to Edmund Wilde of Glasley, Salop, kt, (now deceased) and HS in trust, 3 Feb 1613
W: Thomas Tyndale, Michael Webb, John Burges, 16 Dec 1620

Chantry Lands  [no ref. or date]

Lease for 30 years at 13s 4d  SAS/G6/6  28 Apr 1548

Contents:
The crown to John Gage, kt
The dissolved free chapel of Maresfeld, part of the Duchy of Lancaster, and 6a called the Chauntery Feld, 4a of rough land called Prestes Feld adjoining the mill-pond on the east, 2a called Blackmores; 1½a called Bradshawe near the upper pond on the west and 10a called the Sale on the south of Nutley; all which premises lately belonged to the free chapel, but were then part of the Duchy of Lancaster
The rent made up of 12s 8d ancient farm [as SAS/G6/9] and 8d increased rent
Subscribed: enrolled before the auditor at the time of audit, Anthony Newdegate, deputy, 1548

Grant  SAS/G6/7  17 Aug 1549

Contents:
Thomas Gravesend of London, gent, and Thomas Sally of London, haberdasher, to John Gage, kt
Lands called Chauntrie Field, Prestfeld, Blackmores, Bradshawe and the Sale in Maresfield, granted to TG and TS by patent of 19 Jul 1549
John Peckden and John Fawconer attorneys to deliver seisin
Endorsed: W to seisin: Jasper Culpeper, gent, Robert Tayler, clerk, George Perkyns, servant and William Pyllas, wheeler, 23 Aug 1550
Attached: receipt for £14 13s 4d, Thomas Gravesende to JG, 26 May 1549

Letters of attorney  SAS/G6/8  28 Jan 1550

Contents:
John Gage, kt to Thomas Jeffrey of Chiddingly, yeoman, and Roger Deane of Waldron, yeoman, to take livery of seisin of the land in SAS/G6/7 from Thomas Gravesend and Thomas Sally

Particulars of the lands belonging to the free chapel of Maresfield  SAS/G6/9  nd [c1545]

Deed of covenant to suffer a recovery  SAS/G6/10  12 Oct 1553


Related information: for correspondence concerning a further dispute, 1560-1562, see SAS/G6/50; for the recovery, see SAS/G9/9

Contents:
Richard Sakevyle and his wife Winifred with John Gage, kt
1 Lands called Rest Hills (50a in 5 closes) lying together in East Grinstead (E, N: the road from Newbridge to Forest Row; W: White Beche Lane; S: Ashdown Forest)
2 Meadow called Smethes Mede otherwise Brydge Crofte near Resthatche (N: a meadow of Lynes called Bridge Croft; E: brook called Lynes Broke; S: road from The Parrock to Forest Row; W: a lane lying open to the meadow from Rest Hatche to East Grinstead)
Recites: claim by JG that the land is copyhold of his manor of Maresfield and by RS that it belongs to the late fraternity of East Grinstead; finding that the land is copyhold of Maresfield

Letters of attorney  SAS/G6/11  20 Mar 1599

Contents:
Henry Guldeforde, kt, Ralph Hare, Edward Gage, esq and Francis Eyerman, gt (executors of John Gage of Firle, esq and committees of John Gage the queen's ward), to Stephen Fawkner of East Grinstead to enter upon lands called Rest Hills and Smeth Mede in East Grinstead (detailed description)
W to entry by SF: John Frere, John Fakner, Walter Sherwood, Christopher Gorde, Richard Thornycroth, 1 Apr 1599

Lease for 770 years at a peppercorn for £5 premium  SAS/G6/12  19 Nov 1677

Contents:
Thomas Hilder of Framfield, cordwainer, and his wife Elizabeth to John Gage of Firle, bt
10 rods of land (measured within the ditches) on the south side of their toft or close at Piltdowne in Maresfield (3a) late Saxbies and before Humfries (S: land of [blank] Parker, late Thomas Alchorne; E: land of JG called Maresfield Park; W: Piltdown Common)
W: Richard Symonds, Richard Pounting, John Awcocke

Receipt for £5 as SAS/G6/12  SAS/G6/13  19 Nov 1677

Grant  SAS/G6/14  29 Jun 1592

Contents:
Drew Norris of Maresfeld, woollen-draper, to Robert Hoode of Maresfield, husbandman
A new tenement or cottage lately built on a piece of land acquired of Isaac Alchorne and a croft of land adjoining (1a) in the tenure of William Atherowle lying togerther in Maresfield (W, S: road from Maresfield church to Six Wents; N, E: land of John Gage, esq)
W: James Smithe, William Atherowle

Quitclaim  SAS/G6/15  8 Nov 1605

Contents:
Winifred Norrys of Fletching, widow to Nicholas Symonds of Buxted, husbandman croft and cottage as SAS/G6/14
W: Henry Feilde, vicar; James Harman

Conveyance for £18  SAS/G6/16  11 Oct 1606

Contents:
Nicholas Symonds of Buxted, husbandman, to John Gage of Firle, esq
Cottage and croft as SAS/G6/14, acquired of Robert Hoode, occupied by Henry Hilder
W: Barnaby Hodgsonne, John Killner, John Dawson, Samuel Hoode

Bond in £36 for performance of covenants in SAS/G6/16  SAS/G6/17  11 Oct 1606

Copy of court roll, manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/18  27 Sep 1804

Contents:
Surrender by Elizabeth Smith and Elizabeth Fleming to George Fleming
A messuage, barn and garden, with orchard and 4a of customary assert land in Maresfield, late Smith, before Nepecer and formerly Pierce, quitrent 10d
Admission of GF; conditional surrender by him for £100 to John Vinal of Fletching, yeoman

Copy of court roll, manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/19  2 Mar 1807

Contents:
Surrender by George Fleming to William Jay of Hamsey, yeoman and his admission tenement as SAS/G6/18

Valuation  SAS/G6/20  30 Dec 1809

Contents:
Of a copyhold cottage, small barn and 4a adjoining the Forge Wood near Bats Bridge in Maresfield by William Richardson; the cottage and garden held by Widow Flemmin, aged about 68, for life
Annotated: barn worth £20 to move; desirable to guard the north side of Lord Gage's wood and for a way onto the turnpike
Attached: notes for conveyance [by George Hoper]

Abstract of William Jay's title to the cottage, barn and land as SAS/G6/18-20 (Winter-Smith-Fleming-Jay) 1683-1807  SAS/G6/21  1810

Covenant for quiet enjoyment and further assurance for £282 9s  SAS/G6/22  8 Feb 1810

Contents:
William Jay of Chiddingly, yeoman to Henry Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, an infant
Cottage, barn and land as SAS/G6/18-20 surrendered on sale to the testamentary guardians of HHG, 10 Feb 1810
W: George Hoper

Part of The Mounts  [no ref. or date]

Attested copy conveyance (lease and release) for £200  SAS/G6/23  5 Aug 1811

Contents:
1,2 May 1747
Thomas Relfe of Ripe, mercer, and his wife Susannah, to William Weston of Maresfield, butcher
1 A messuage tenement, stable, barn and garden in Maresfield occupied by WW
2 Lands called The Mounds (3½a), occupied by WW
W: William Michell, Thomas Wakeham; copy certified by Richard Andrew Turner, Lewes

Attested copy fine  SAS/G6/24  5 Aug 1811

Contents:
Trinity term 1747
William Weston, plaintiff, and Thomas Relfe and his wife Susannah, deforicants, of a messuage, barn, stable, garden, 4a of land, 2a of meadow and 2a of pasture in Maresfield copy certified by Richard Andrew Turner, Lewes

Conveyance (lease and release) for £30  SAS/G6/25-26  29, 30 Jul 1811

Contents:
Arthur Knight of Maresfield, saddler, and his wife Elizabeth, only surviving sister of William Weston the younger of Maresfield, yeoman the only son of William Weston of Maresfield, butcher, to Thomas Rivett of Milford near Lymington, Hampshire, clerk a piece of ground used as an orchard in Maresfield (38 perches), part of land called The Mounds (N, E: the glebe of Maresfield; S: land of Lord Gage; W: the residue of The Mounds)
W: Samuel Attree, Maresfield, Richard Andrew Turner, Lewes

Conveyance (lease and release) for 5s  SAS/G6/27-28  19, 20 Sep 1821

Contents:
Thomas Rivett of Milford near Lymington, Hampshire, clerk, to Henry Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, patron of the living of Maresfield
Land as SAS/G6/25-26, occupied by George Woodward, clerk
W: James Carnal, captain, Madras army, Milford, Hants

Copy of court roll, manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/29  22 May 1821

Contents:
Admission of Joseph Bingham, eldest son of Robert Bingham, clerk, deceased, to a piece of garden ground (4 perches) in Maresfield late Paris, before Banister, Comper, Norman and Pierpoint, quitrent ¼d by apportionment

Sketch-plan showing the position of the 38 perches purchased by Thomas Rivett and Mr Bingham's land  SAS/G6/30  nd [c1811]

Contents:
(Wmk 1807); also note of SAS/G6/25-26; note in the hand of George Woodward notifying the registrar [of the archdeaconry of Lewes] of Mr Rivett's gift of the land to the living, 21 Sep 1819; note that the land has been thrown into the glebe land, nd [c1820]

Enfranchisement of copyholds  [no ref. or date]

Revocation of trusts  SAS/G6/31  2 Nov 1580

Contents:
Revocation by John Gage of Firle, esq, of the uses of a deed of 4 Jul 1579, so far as concerned the following tenants' lands held of the manor of Maresfield by copy of court roll:
1 Messuages and 20a in the tenure of John Comber the younger, one of the sons of John Comber of Shermanbury, gent
2 Messuages and 20a called Horleys, in the tenure of Nicholas Rootes, gent, youngest son and heir of John Rootes, gent
3 Messuages and 80a called Rolff Cavylls, occupied by John Kidder
4 Messuages and 40a called Martins occupied by John Arthur
5 Messuages and 26a called Scraces, in the tenure of Richard Pryor
6 Messuages and 30a called Stuckells and [blank] in the tenure of John Awood of Uckfield
7 Messuages and 26a in the tenure of Arthur Bulman of London
W: John Comber, William Comber, John Selye, Thomas Whityng

Counterpart partial enfranchisement for £20  SAS/G6/32  20 Nov 1580

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to Arthur Bulman
A messuage and 30a in Maresfield sometime Peter Basshes called Nutley, copyhold of the manor of Maresfield, quitrent 3s 3½d, formerly charged with the office of reeve and beadle of the manor
To hold in fee, subject to quitrent, heriot and relief, on the death of JG's mother Elizabeth Gage, widow of Edward Gage, kt, who holds the manor for life
W: Lawrence Courthopp, John Cowlstoke, Richard Smyth, Richard Burleye

Counterpart partial enfranchisement for £20  SAS/G6/33  20 Nov 1580

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to Richard Pryor of Southwick, yeoman
A tenement and 26a in Maresfield called Scraces, sometime John Norman, quitrent 7s 8d
Terms as SAS/G6/32
W: Alexander Ellys, John Kydder, Richard Smyth, Robert Slanetariford [?], John Arthar

Counterpart partial enfranchisement for £20  SAS/G6/34  20 Nov 1580

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to John Arthur of Maresfield, labourer
A messuage, garden and 40a sometime Thomas Gavyll and before Thomas Martin, quitrent 6s 0½d and a bushel of oats; the premises (expect a croft called Wynters Croft) bounding (E: road from Cowdens Cross to Lampool Green; N: Lampool Green, land of Henry Hoode and John Gyldrydge; W: land of John Kydder and John Rootes; S: land of John Kydder); Wynters Croft is between The Court Field, the land of Richard Pryor, William Norman and [blank] Aforde
W: Alexander Ellys, John a Wood, John Kydder, Richard Smyth

Counterpart as SAS/G6/34  SAS/G6/35  30 Oct 1582

Contents:
Laming the tenement as Kennetts but otherwise in the same terms; executed by JA but livery of seisin unwitnessed

Counterpart partial enfranchisement for £20  SAS/G6/36  20 Nov 1580

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to John Kydder of Maresfield, yeoman
A messuage and 80a called Rolfe Cavyells, sometime Frytter, quitrent of 12s 4d (E: road from Cowdens Cross to Lampool Green; W: land of John Gyldrydge; E: road from Cowdens Cross to Horney Common; N: land of John Arthur and John Gyldrydge; S: land of Philip Kydder and John Comber, gent)
W: John Comber, William Comber, Roger Comber the writer, Thomas Whityng

Counterpart partial enfranchisement for £30  SAS/G6/37  20 Nov 1580

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to John a Wood of Uckfield, yeoman
1 A messuage and 20a called Stuckells near the road at Swyckbrydge, quitrent 2s 7d
2 Two pieces of bondland caled Pettfelde and Pettcrofte (6a), late part of the tenement called Slybb near the well, quitrent 1s 6d
W: John Roottes, William Vaghan, Alexander Ellys, John Kydder, Richard Smyth, John Arthar

Counterpart partial enfranchisement for £20  SAS/G6/38  20 Nov 1580

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to Nicholas Rootes of Maresfield, gent, youngest son of John Rootes deceased
Lands and tenements called Horley (20a bondland), late JR, once Thomas Lampoll, now occupied by John Rootes, gent, quitrent 3s
W: Alexander Ellys, Richard Smyth, John Arter
Endorsed: memorandum of surrender by NR to JR, 17 Sep 1583

Counterpart partial enfranchisement for £20  SAS/G6/39  [20 Nov 1580]

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to John Comber the younger, one of the sons of John Comber of Shermanbury, gent, and his son Wiliam Comber
A messuage and 26a called Bushes, once Simon Frenshe; an adjoining tenement of 2a once Walter Hobbs; 2a before the gate of the tenement, once Ralph Cavell; 30a called Brighams otherwise Bryghtmyers; 20a called Southlande otherwise Coppingsold Southlande; 6a called Headelaunde otherwise Stumblers; 6a called Hammers; all late William Bamber, deceased, before John Kydder of the Hill, quitrent 22s 9½d
W: John Selye
Endorsed: Goldsmith Hudson, 1630

Revocation of trusts  SAS/G6/40  24 May 1585

Contents:
Revocation by John Gage of Firle, esq, of the uses of a deed of 4 Jul 1579, so far as concerned the following, held of the manor of Maresfield by copy of court roll:
Piece of land (20a) called Rowlands (W: Chelworth Common; E: freehold lands called Pilchers; S: the road from Nutley Chapel to Chelworth Common; N: road), in the tenure of Drew Gavell
W: William Comber, Thomas Arnold, Henry Collins, Christopher Isacke

Counterpart partial enfranchisement for £8  SAS/G6/41  26 May 1585

Contents:
By John Gage, esq to Drew Gavell of Maresfeld, bricklayer, of the tenement in SAS/G6/40, quitrent 18d and 1 hen; W: William Comber, Thomas Arnold, Henry Collins, Christopher Isacke

Copies of deeds conveying the advowson and various lands in Maresfield to John Villiers Shelley, esq in 1849  [no ref. or date]

Conveyance for £18950  SAS/G6/42  10 Oct 1849

Contents:
Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, to John Villiers Shelley of Maresfield Park, esq
The advowson of the rectory of Maresfield
A messuage and farm called Park Farm (306a 3r 14p) theretofore in the tenure of Thomas Tanner and then of David Weller
Woodlands called Park Wood, the Kingsfield Wood and the Millpond Wood (168a 36p) in the tenure of HHG or his tenants
Maresfield Millpond (10a 1r 10p)
A water corn mill called Maresfield Mill with watercours &c and the messuage adjoining and lands (41a 3r 3p), some parts formerly called the Schoolhouse Land and the Town Ballams and other parts by other names, then called Mill Farm, theretofore in the tenure of James Laker
A messuage called the Forge House with the forestall, garden, orchard and a piece of land formerly a pond called the Forge pond, (10a 2r 13p), theretofore in the tenure of Thomas Tanner except several small pieces then lately sold to Richard Shuttleworth streatfeild, esq, viz the two acre Bottom (1a 2r 39p); the piece of pasture adjoining (1r 11p) the Forge Hop garden with the old pond bay (1a 3r 29p); the pasture adjoining with the Rough (1a 3r 15p) and a slip of Wood (2 roods), also except a piece of land (14p) part of Hill Farm
A messuage, barn, garden and 4a of what was once customary assart land, late Smiths and Flemings, before Smiths, Nephookers and formerly Pierces
Two messuages with gardens, orchards and lands (10a) called Nowers near Piltdown in Maresfield and Fletching therefore in the tenure of Iden Roots and Mary Bull, widow
A newly erected stable and coachhouse with garden ground enclosed by a slab fence and hedges (1r 16p) late Bingham and before Parris; two crofts of assart land called Harvers Slaughter (3a) late Newnham
A cottage and ½a near the tail of the millpond lying between the demesne of the manor called Priestfield and Kingsfield late Newnham
A cottage and garden (1r of assart land) between Bredons Bridge and Piltdown late Newnham
A cottage and garden at Piltdown occupied by Thomas Thorpe late Newnham 2a of land formerly part of the waste on Piltdown and adjoining the last tenement
A messuage and garden and three pieces (formerly two) called the Great Field, the Little Field and the Stable Field (4a 2r 4p) on the S side of Maresfield street (N: Maresfield street; NW: Batts Road; S, SW: land of HHG; SE: glebeland of Maresfield), formerly the estate of Mary Knight
A stable and chaisehouse formely used as a butcher's shop and slaughter house (N: Maresfield street; E,S, W: messuage and land last described), formerly the estate of Mary Knight
Recites: power in settlement of 9 Feb 1813
Attached: tracing from the tithe map showing the land conveyed

Deed of covenant between Henry Hall Gage, Lord Gage and John Villiers Shelley for production of deeds, 1728-1789  SAS/G6/43  10 Oct 1849

Deed of enfranchisement for £400  SAS/G6/44  10 Oct 1849

Contents:
Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to John Villiers Shelley of Maresfield Park, esq of the following, copyhold of the manor of Maresfield:
A parcel of the waste called Horney Common (3a 2r 16p) on the west side of the late turnpike road from Lewes to London, then the private property of the said JVS
Another part of Horney Common (1a 10p) on the eastern side of the late turnpike road adjoining the cottages and gardens of James Laker and the Parish Officers on the north-east and land of JVS on every other side
Another part of the waste of the manor adjoining to the NW side of the Hodges Turnpike road and abutting to land of JVS on every other side; quitrent £1 4s
A piece late Laker's and before Saxby's, Turner's and formerly waste of the manor called Horney Common (60 rods), on which a cottage, abutting to John Newnham, esq, and the said JVS, NE and to the waste on every other side; quitrent 1s 6d
A piece lately part of the waste on which stands a cottage in two dwellings, (2r 5p) on Horney Common abutting to the aforesaid tenement, N, the Turnpike road, W and to Horney Common, E and S; quitrent 3s

Deed of enfranchisement for £700  SAS/G6/45  10 Oct 1849

Contents:
By Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to John Shelley of 35 Belgrave Square, Mx, bt, of tenements held of the manor of Maresfield (details)

Deed of enfranchisement for £400  SAS/G6/46  10 Oct 1849

Contents:
By Henry Hall [Gage] Viscount Gage to George Child [Villiers], Earl of Jersey of tenements held of the manor of Maresfield (details)

Extracts from the Tithe Apportionment of Maresfield relating to the land sold to the Maresfield Park Estate  SAS/G6/47  nd [1849]

Copy opinion of Timothy Tyrell, [Guildhall, London] on an abstract of Lord Gage's title  SAS/G6/48  19 Sep 1849

Contents:
Delivered as the purchasers' requisitions and answered by Hoper Falconer and Greene for Lord Gage, 21 Sep 1849

Affidavit of George Hoper of Thornhill in East Grinstead, esq, concerning a rentcharge of £50 given by the codicil to the will of William Gage, to John Board  SAS/G6/49A  15 Aug 1855

Correspondence of John Smith, Lewes and Stanmer, valuer, concerning the conveyance of 1849  SAS/G6/49B  Feb-Oct 1849

Contents:
Letters from and draft letters to Messrs Hoper, Falconer and Green, Lewes, John Villiers Shelley, Maresfield Park and The Priory, Hitchin, Lord Gage (regretting that he has been forced to give notice to old tenants) and Richard Shuttleworth Streatfeild, The Rocks, Uckfield

Correspondence between Richard Sackville, Kt and Edward Gage, Kt  SAS/G6/50  1560-1562

Contents:
Concerning Rest Hill in East Grinstead, copyhold of Maresfield Manor, and other disputes, including the digging of iron-mine for RS's ironworks at Sheffield [in Fletching]

John Gage of Firle, bt and John Meeres of Alciston, gent, v Henry Compton, Kt and other tenants of the manor of Maresfield, in chancery, concerning the customs of the manor  SAS/G6/51  1627-1630

Contents:
Bill, Michaelmas term, 1627; answers of Martin Hoade and three other defendants, 30 Apr 1628; John Baker, esq, 21 Jun 1628; Thomas Hooke and three other defendants, 6 Oct 1628; Thomas Dyrkin and four other defendants, 10 Oct 1628; William Best and two other defendants, 21 Oct 1628; Thomas Upton and two ther defendants, 24 Jan 1628 and 30 Apr 1628; Nicholas Rootes, gent, 10 Jun 1629; Sackville Turner, esq, 13 Jun 1629 and 30 Jan 1630; Henry Compton, kt, 1 Jul 1629; Goldsmith Hudon, gent, 4 Nov 1630; Richard Crofte, 12 Nov 1630; plaintiffs' interrogatories, nd, [c1630]

Proceedings in the suit as SAS/G6/51  SAS/G6/52  1628-1631, 1796

Contents:
Report of Robert Rich, master, finding the answers [?in a previous suit] insufficient, 22 Feb 1628; draft bill, Michaelmas term, 1628; answers of Nicholas Rootes (10 Jun 1629) and Sackville Turner (13 Jun 1629); exceptions to the defendants' answers, c1630; replication of John Gage and John Meeres, Trinity term 1630; further exceptions, c1631; plaintiffs' interrogatories with depositions of Richard Hoskyns pf the Middle Temple, gent (68) and Thomas Mowshurst of Maresfield, yeoman (60), Mar 1631; order that the defendants may have leave to examine witnesses, 28 Nov 1631; affidavit of Awbrey Batherne concerning the examination of witnesses, c Nov 1631; letter from Henry Hawkins, Chancery Office, to [John] Hoper, attorney, Lewes, that the officers in the report office cannot find a decree in the suit; 8 Mar 1796

Draft demurrer of Richard Hoskyns, gent, to the bill of Richard Whitpeyne and his wife Ann  SAS/G6/53  nd[c1630]

Contents:
Concerning a copyhold tenement of the manor of Maresfield late John Jervice otherwise Fletcher

Index by person and place to the court-book of the manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/54  1560 - c1630

List of tenants and tenements, divided by parish and distinguishing free and copyholders  SAS/G6/55  18 Mar 1619

Copy escheator's inquisition on the death of Richard Warner, gent  SAS/G6/56  1545

Contents:
The manor of Parrock in Hartfield and an ironmill, held of the manor of Maresfield by knight-service

Rental of the manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/57  31 Mar 1546

Rental and survey, with bounds, of the east part of the manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/58  30 Aug 1612

Rental of the west part of the manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/59  Oct 1618

Rental of the manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/60  nd [c1550]


Related information: for will of James Mercer for see w/A3.26

Contents:
Bound in a fragment of the will of James Mercer of Rye, 18 Jan 1552

Valuation of the manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/61  nd [1545]

Contents:
Parcel of the possessions of the Duchy of Lancaster, parts leased to James Gage, 12 May 1537, with a description of Maresfield Park and the mansion house in great decay; with an attached warrant for a grant to John Gage, kt

Valuation by Miles Gray, deputy of Robert Henneage, esq, auditor of the Duchy of Lancaster  SAS/G6/62  nd [c1540]

Certificate of Sir William Jonnes, curate, with the churchwardens and parishioners of East Grinstead (named), with answers to the articles concerning chantries in the parish and a rental of land  SAS/G6/63  19 Mar 1548


Related information: probably connected with the dispute over Rest Hills in East Grinstead, for which see SAS/G6/10 and 50

Exemplification of bailiffs' accounts of the manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/64  28 Jul 1547

Contents:
1440-41, 1469-70 and 1544-45 under the seal of the Duchy of Lancaster

Account roll of John Robyn, deputy of Arthur Bulman, collector of rents, manor of Maresfield  SAS/G6/65  1547-48

Court rolls, manor of Maresfield  [no ref. or date]

Court rolls  SAS/G6/66  1455,1457

2 Membranes

Court rolls  SAS/G6/67  1486-1495

Court rolls  SAS/G6/68  1530

Court rolls  SAS/G6/69  1534-1554

Court rolls  SAS/G6/70  1560-1571

Court rolls  SAS/G6/71  1547-1558

A large roll

Rough draft minutes of courts  SAS/G6/72  1641-1648

Contents:
Bound in draft lease of 12a brookland in South Malling, John Gage, bt to John Walker of Beddingham, yeoman, 20 Sep 1672

Rough draft minutes of courts  SAS/G6/73  1676-1688

WILLS AND INQUISITIONS  [no ref. or date]

Probate (PCC) of the will (14 Feb 1497) of William Gage, esq  SAS/G7/1  24 Oct 1497

Contents:
To be buried within the church of the Grey Friars of London next to the sepulchre of William Chambelyn esqire
To the high altar of the parish church of St Michael in Burstow, Surrey for my tithes forgotten, 20s
To the church of the Grey Friars for my sepulchre there to be had and to the intent that the bretheren of the same place fetch my body to the earth and do a trental to be sung for my soul, 40s
To the high altar of the church of St Helen of London, 6s 8d
To the ladies of the priory of St Helen of London, 6s 8d
To Sir John Danysell and to Sir John Lyster, to each 6s 8d
To Thomas Dobson and Sir Robte Water and to William Boughton parish clerk, 5s evenly to be divided between them
To my daughter Margaret Myll, 20s
Legacies to servants and others
The residue to Agnes my wife she to do therewith her free will and pleasure, executrix, the said Agnes and Sir John Long, parson of St Michael Burstow, co-executor
Wife Agnes to enjoy all the manors of Heighton St Clere and Tarring in Sussex for life, which manor of Heighton I promised to her and friends at the time of the marriage had between her and me as part of her jointure
Agnes to enjoy during her life the manors of Burstow and Hedgecourt, Surrey according to the estate unto her heretofore made
Agnes to have the custody, guidance and rule of John Gage my son and heir during his nonage

Discharge of Agnes, widow and administratrix of the estate of William Gage, under the seal of the PCC, the inventory having been received  SAS/G7/2  10 Dec 1497

Letters of administration (PCC) of the estate of Ethelburga Bacheler  SAS/G7/3  19 Sep 1538

Contents:
Who lived in the precincts of the Preaching Friars of the City of London, granted to John Gage, kt and William Penestone, kt

Probate (PCC) of the will (27 Dec 1565) of Edward Gage of West Firle, kt  SAS/G7/4  11 Feb 1569

Contents:
To the cathedral Church of Chichester, 10s to the parish church of West Firle, 40s, to be distributed at burial 'two pennies dole to all such poor people as shall resort to the same'
Executors to give such sums of money to the poor households of all parishes specified in a schedule, and to give and distribute 'so much blacks and to such poor persons as in a little schedule annexed', also 2d dole at my month's mind to such poor people as shall resort to the same
To wife Elizabeth her dwelling in my mansion house in Firle and to have the bringing up of all children except my son and heir apparent
Specific gifts of household stuff to wife
The manor of Alciston and other manors mentioned, being a full third of estate to be allowed to descent to heir
As to residue of manors and lands including the house and lands purchased of Thomas a Mylton in Alciston
To every daughter, viz: Margerie, Lucy and Margaret, 500 marks at marriage and £10 a year until marriage
To sons, Anthony, Thomas, George, Edward, Richard, John the younger, and Robert, £10 a year for life
Wife had jointure of the manor of Burstow and annuity of 20 marks out of the manor of Hedgecourt; she to have the whole of the rest of the manors of Hedgecourt and Burstow, the manor of Maresfield and lands in East Grinstead and elsewhere taken as part of the manors of Maresfield, Burstow and Hedgecourt
To wife my little house at Alciston that I bought of Thomas Myddleton with the gardens, orchards and all land and common that I bought of the said Thomas a Middleton belonging to the same during her widowhood to bestow on my children and or herself when it shall please her, if any of them should chance to be sick of some contagious sicknes not meet to be kept in my mansion house at Firle for fear of infection of the rest of my children or any of my eldest son's children or household'
Wife to have to her own use 9qrs of wheat and 11qrs of barley out of the manor of Exeat and all the tithe of wheat and barley under a lease of the Prebend of Exeat, she paying 5s a qr for wheat and 4s 4d a qr for barley Also pasturage of 6 horses in the Plashett Park [in Ringmer] for 21 years paying 2s a piece And 30 loads of wood and 6 loads of coal out of woods, paying 12d for every load of wood and 5s a load for coals
To sons Anthony, Thomas, George, Edward, Richard, John the younger and Robert the manor of Ditchling Garden as tenants in common
Residue of personal estate to eldest son John upon trust that he will maintain, preserve and leave the same to his son and heir in stock so as the said heir male may be able with the said stock and furniture of his house and land to maintain and keep hospitality and household
Executors, wife Elizabeth and eldest son John Gage; if John should die and wife Elizabeth should marry or die, then son-in-law Edward Stradling, cousin Thomas Coplye, esqs and my trusty servant Thomas Rotts to be executors
Overseers [Anthony Browne], Lord Mountague and Mr John Jeffrey
Inventory annexed 20 Jan 1569

Probate (PCC) of the will (4 Dec 1626) of John Gage of Clerkenwell, Middlesex, esq  SAS/G7/5  30 Jan 1627

Contents:
Testator's intention had been to leave son Henry a valuable estate, but having paid £400 debt for him and having received 'no penny profit of his marriage which fathers used to do', desires him to be content with £300
Gift to son Henry of land at Mitcham [in Surrey]
To daughter Helen an annuity of £20 which is paid by the Earl of Arundel out of the manor of Arundel
To daughter Mary £200 payable by Mr Monger, merchant
Testator bound by covenant to leave his wife £800, requests John Gage, kt to see £800 paid to her
Three younger sons, John Francis and Robert, to be paid by John Gage, kt
Wife to have annuity payable by Viscount Montague
To wife the whole temporal estate of all my goods (with reservations for daughter Helen)
To son George Gage £40 to be paid by Sir John Gage
Executors: Sir John Gage and John Heywood, esq

Probate (PCC) of the will (3 Jun 1633) of John Gage of West Firle, bt  SAS/G7/6  5 Oct 1633

Contents:
To wife Penelope, daughter of [Thomas Darcy], Earl Rivers, furniture for her chamber and £100 or the value in plate 'also convenient blacks for herself and all our children and for 3 men servants and 3 maid servants'
Gift to wife of her coach with all the furniture and 4 geldings or mares for the same and entreat her to be contented seeing I have many children to provide for
If the manor and lands remaining to wife in lieu of part of her jointure should not be of the yearly value which upon marriage was convenanted, executors to pay yearly so much as should make good the said value
And for that I should have built a house for my wife which is not performed, she to have the use of the house wherein JG dwelt in St Johns, Middlesex
If my servant John Guildridge should outlive me, he to have at the yearly rent he now payeth me the use and keeping of my land called the Starnash [in Hellingly] for life, on condition that he should have a care to preserve and keep the woods and not to plough or break up any portion of it
Yearly sums to be paid to servants during their lives:
John Guilderidge, Melitus Halward and Awbrey Bathorne, £6 13s 8d each; Thomas Weaver, £3 6s 8d, William Smith, butler, Richard, wife's coachman, Richard Weller, gardener, Old Bennet, Elizabeth May and Susan Cocke my son's maid, 40s each
Executors to keep hospitality at JG's house at Firle for 3 months for wife and children and for all my family; after those 3 months the house to be kept by 'some few servants whom executors shall think fit to keep up my said house and to preserve such household furniture as the executors shall leave unsold; my old servants to be preferred before others So to be kept until eldest son attains 21 and then delivered to him
Robert Pickering, gent, to continue steward of all courts of my manors and leets and solicitor of causes touching the estate; to have £10 yearly and 20s a term
Plashett Park [in Ringmer] to be continued and stored with 220 deer; James Gardiner to continue as keeper, usual fee, £6 13s 4d
Gifts of plate with arms and crest: mother-in-law, [Mary Darcy] Countess of Rivers, to the value of £20 Sister, Lady Pordage, £30 noble friend Sir Henry Compton, £20
To Anthony Mattocks, vicar of Firle a mourning cloak and £5 in gold; to the 3 sisters of the Fennels £6, they to continue in the house now occupied rent-free for their lives, and have every year a load of wood
Executors: John Thetcher, esq, Thomas Pordage, esq, Augustine Belson, esq, Edward Smith, gent, son and heir of George Smith, esq, and Thomas Roper, esq £30 to each to provide a piece of plate as a remembrance
Reference to settlements provision for children: second son John Gage, £1250; third son Edward and fourth son Henry, £1000 a piece
Executors to be suitors for the wardship of the body and lands of JG's son and heir and to have a special care to see him well brought up according to his degree as well in learning and virtue as other qualities fit for him, to allow him competent allowance for maintenance and for one man of good ability and government to attend on him and to direct and instruct him and I would desire that my servant Awbrey Batherne that now waiteth on me in my chamber may likewise serve my son and heir, if within age at my decease
The manor of Alciston left to descend to heir as more than one third of estate; manor of Burstow had been sold
Codicil joining Ralph Whitfield with executors in efforts to procure wardship; 2 Oct, 1633
To my most noble cousin [Edward Sackville] Earl of Dorset one basin and ewer or piece of plate with arms and crest - value £40 - desiring him to help in obtaining wardship for the executors
To Ralph Whitfield, a bowl or piece of plate, £20
If Stortes farm called the manor of Levites in Firle can be had executors to buy it for the heir
Awbrey Batherne to have meat, drink and lodging at Firle house until JG's son should come to age
Nuncupative codicil: cousin George Gage, esq, son of uncle Edward Gage, a piece of plate, £20

Probate (court for probate) of the will (30 May 1654) of Thomas Gage of Firle, bt  SAS/G7/7  31 Oct 1654

Contents:
To be buried at Firle if convenient, the manner of interment left to the discretion of executors with the approbation of his wife Mary Gage
To mother Penelope Harvey, £20
To aunt Lady Pordage, £20, she to have the use of two convenient chambers or lodgings in TG's house at Firle for life and to be allowed convenient firewood for her necessary occasions there
To brothers, John, Edward and Henry and sisters Lady Frances Tresham, Lady Elizabeth Petre, Mrs Penelope Merry and Mrs Anne Petre, widow, £20 a piece
Sister-in-law, Lady Abergaveny, £20 The above legacies to be in lieu of mourning; Anthony Smith £10; the poor of Firle £10
Executors and residuary legatees: Francis Selwine of Friston, esq, John Belson, gent, son and heir of Augustine Belson, and Walter Everenden of Jevington, gent
By a codicil dated 29 June, 1654, the testator appointed his cousin William Roper, then living with him in his house at Firle, to be executor instead of John Belson

Letters of administration (PCC) with the will (1 Dec 1667) annexed (PCC) of Benedict Hall of High Meadow, Gloucestershire, esq  SAS/G7/8  12 Nov 1684

Contents:
To be buried in his chapel in the church of Noke, Oxfordshire, if he should die within 20 or 40 miles of Noke; monument 'in my chapel at Noke of me, my wife and children or else where my body be buried', cost £100
Woods called Hadnoke Woods, Monmouthshire to executrix for payment of debts; household stuff to wife Ann Hall for life then to eldest son Henry Hall; also to him all ploughs, ploughshares and other implements of husbandry; daughter Ann Wakeman
Sole executrix wife Ann
Granted to Henry Benedict Hall, son and executor named in will of Ann Hall deceased, the widow and residuary legatee of Benedict Hall

Office copy of codicil to will (22 Apr 1749) of Mary [Howard], dowager duchess of Norfolk, proved in PCC, 5 Dec 1754  SAS/G7/9  8 Aug 1750

Contents:
Dwellinghouse in Arlington Street to William Hall Gage, eldest son of [Thomas Gage] Viscount Gage, for life, remainder to [Charles Noel Somerset], Duke of Beaufort and [George Henry Lee], Earl of Lichfield to preserve contingent remainders to the issue of William Hall Gage
Teresa Gage, daughter of Viscount Gage, £1000

Probate (Armagh) of the will (8 Jul 1786) of Thomas Gage, general of the army and colonel of the 11th Regiment of Light Dragoons  SAS/G7/10  20 Jun 1787

Contents:
To wife Margaret Gage linen, plate, horses
Sons Henry Gage, John Gage, and William Hall Gage, and daughters Maria Teresa Gage, Louisa Elizabeth Gage, Charlotte Margaret Gage and Emily Gage
To Samson Gideon, bt, Col William Sherrif and Samuel Kemble, esq (inter alia) plantations and estates in the island of Monserrat and elsewhere in the West Indies and also 18,000a lying near Mohocks River in the province of New York in North America, in trust
Executors: brother William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage and wife Margaret

Extract from will of John Gage, kt, so far as it relates to the proposed chantry in Firle Church  SAS/G7/11  (20 Feb 1556)

Original will of John Gage of West Firle, esq  SAS/G7/12  2 Jan 1596

Contents:
To be buried in the chapel of the parish church of West Firle in the tomb there lately provided for that purpose
To be bestowed among the poor people in charitable arms, £40; poor of West Firle, £5; Beddingham, 40s; Maresfield, 40s
To Elizabeth Gage and Mary Gage, daughters of brother Thomas Gage deceased, £1500 each; executors to have their custody until they attain 22 years, and they and John Gage their brother to be found meat, drink and lodging in JG's house of Firle
To brother George, Edward and Robert Gage, £40 each
Direction in regard to the grounds called Preston Poynings which JG held of [Anthony Maria Browne], Lord Mountague by lease and the water or fishing called Broadwater and the brooks adjoining, parcel of the manor of Ranscombe, which JG had found 'very fit and necessary for such person or persons as shall inhabit and dwell in my mansion house of Firle for the better provision of hospitality there', that the lands and the Broadwater and brooks should remain with the house of Firle, and the executors not to lease them
The manor of Alciston and all lands belonging to descend to JG's heir in the name of a full third part of all manors and lands
The residue of manors and lands to executors for fulfilment of the wills of JG's grandfather and father John Gage, kt and Edward Gage, kt, and to pay debts 'which are great and many by reason of my troubles and sundry other my great and extraordinary charges as sundry of my good friends can well witness'; after a term of 21 years, in default of JG's heirs in tail, to nephew John Gage in tail, remainder to JG's brother
George in tail, remainders to brothers Edward, Richard, Robert and James successively in tail, remainder to the heirs of JG's cousin John Gage of Hayling, esq, ultimate remainder to the right heirs of JG's brother Thomas Gage
If nephew John Gage should marry or contract himself without the consent of JG's son-in-law Henry Guldeford, esq, cousin Edward Gage of Bentley and friend Ralph Hare of Bolney, esq, the remainder in tail limited to the nephew John Gage to be void, and he to have an estate for life only and to be unable to make any jointure or dower to such wife; remainder to the first male issue of his body (and so on)
Mourning rings to sisters
Executors: Henry Guldeforde, Edward Gage of Bentley, Ralph Hare and Francis Eyerman, gent; to first three, a piece of plate value £10 and to Francis Eyerman, £20
Sole overseer: Anthony [Browne] Lord Montague, and bequest to him 'as a poor remembrance of my goodwill' a standing cup with a cover of silver and gilt, value 20 marks
W: Thomas Elffick, Edmund Elphick, Michael Okenden, John Duke, John Starte
Alteration of overseers done in the presence of Thomas Twyne, Edward Gage, Henry Crosse, Thomas Gilderege, Ann Gage; Mt Freeman to become steard of courts after Mr Comber's death
Codicil 27 Sep 1598:
Gifts to sons of brother Edward Gage to cease as JG had given them by deed annuities of £10 a piece for their lives
Portions of daughters of Edward Gage to be increased with 200 marks a piece, viz £200 If Elizabeth the eldest daughter should be preferred in marriage by Edward Stradling, kt, or his wife Ann, before her portion be paid then the portion of the said Elizabeth to be employed towards the marriage of Mary the second daughter
W: Francis Eyerman, Thomas Twyne, Thomas Gilderedge, Henry Crosse, Thomas Codlinton

An extract from SAS/G7/12 so far as it relates to JG's manors and lands  SAS/G7/13  nd [c1600]

Original will of John Gage of West Firle, bt  SAS/G7/14  16 Oct 1629

Copy or draft will of [Elizabeth widow of Thomas Kiston of Hengrave in Suffolk]  SAS/G7/15  6 Jun 1628

Contents:
Detailed bequests of goods at Hengrave and Clerkenwell, naming rooms; daughter, the wife of Thomas [Darcy] Earl Rivers; grandchild Lady Penelope Gage
Sons [in law] Thomas Lord Viscount Savadge and John Gage, esq

Copy probate (PCC) of the will (30 Aug 1656) of Penelope Hervey, wife of William Hervey of Hengrave in Suffolk, kt  SAS/G7/16  2 Jul 1661

Contents:
To be buried at Hengrave
Manors and lands in Suffolk settled on son Edward Gage, except the manors of Lackford and Fornham St Martin, which were settled on her son Thomas Gage deceased
Provision for son John and Henry
'An earnest desire to raise another branch of my family hath moved me to settle my manors, lands &c upon my said son Edward, whereat I desire my other sons to be no ways displeased with their brother Edward, this being done without solicitation'
Executors: son Edward Gage, cousin Ralph Sulliard and friend Mr Coell of Depden

Copy will of Joseph Edward Gage of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, esq, second son then living of Joseph Gage of Sherborne, esq, deceased  SAS/G7/17  13 Jul 1714

Contents:
To brother Thomas Gage of Sherborne, the manors of Pett and Mersham (except the advowson of Pett) and all the mansion or farm house called Mersham and lands adjoining (long list of the fields and acreages)

Memorandum of 'my private will or schedule which I desire may be annexed to my will' [of Thomas Gage of Firle, bt]  SAS/G7/18  nd[c1654]

Contents:
To be buried at Firle
Gifts for the benefit of my soul: £50 to the College of Douai; £20 to Lisbo College; priestes and religious and poor catholics to be distributed with equality, £200
Refers to 'my house at Firle'
To cousin Francis Gage 10 pistols
To wife, the lease which was made by my father Chamberlaine of £200 per annum for 10 years upon the manor of Clare which he has given to my son John

Informal will of Mary Gage [wife of John Gage of Firle, bt]  SAS/G7/19  4 Mar [?1686]

Contents:
Refers to her manor of Solihull, Brockwell and Knowle and lands in Egbaston and Haybridge [in Warwickshire]
Daughters, Mary, Bridget, and son Henry Gage, and godson Jack Gage

Inquisitions post mortem  [no ref. or date]

Copy escheator's inquisition on the death of John Gage, kt, at East Grinstead  SAS/G7/20  29 Jul 1556

Draft escheator's inquisition on the death of Edward Gage, kt  SAS/G7/21  [blank] Mar 1569

Copy escheator's inquisition on the death of John Gage, esq  SAS/G7/22  28 Feb 1599

Further copies of SAS/G7/22  SAS/G7/23-24  nd [c1600]

Copy escheator's inquisition on the death of John Gage  SAS/G7/25  30 Aug 1626

Copy escheator's inquisition on the death of John Gage, bt  SAS/G7/26  16 Jan 1635

Further copy of SAS/G7/26  SAS/G7/27  nd [c1635]

Copy declaration of Trust  SAS/G7/28  14 Jul 1737

Contents:
Mary Gage of Firle, widow, John Board of Lindfield, esq and William Gage of Firle, bt, that £6000 bequeathed by WG to MG and JB by his will of 13 Jul is on secret trust for the benefit of Henry Smith a child living under the care of Rachael the wife of [blank] Steer of Fulham, Ann Clarke, Lucy Clarke and Elizabeth Clarke, three other children under the care of Mr John Morriseau, a surgeon in Leicester Street, St Anne Westminster
W: Charles Harison, John Shelly

Chancery decree  SAS/G7/29  19 Jun 1746

Contents:
John Shelly and his wife Ann, late Ann Wilbar, and Gabriel Ayres v Henry Pelham, esq, Francis Poole, bt, Lancelot Story esq, Thomas [Gage] Viscount Gage, William Hall Gage and Thomas Gage, esq, William Gage, bt, William Maskall and his wife Elizabeth, concerning the will of William Gage of 13 Jul 1737, and a codicil of 20 Jan 1738; order for the appointment of a receiver to settle his debts

A list of the debts of William Gage, bt, with index  SAS/G7/30  nd [1746]


Related information: For a rental of the estate late William Gage, prepared as SAS/G7/30-32, see SAS/G17/15; for Michell's account for 1756-1757, see SAS/G17/44

Account of William Michell, receiver appointed by the court of chancery of the estate of the late William Gage, bt, deceased  SAS/G7/31  29 Sep 1745 - 1746


Related information: For a rental of the estate late William Gage, prepared as SAS/G7/30-32, see SAS/G17/15; for Michell's account for 1756-1757, see SAS/G17/44

Account as SAS/G7/31  SAS/G7/32  1746-1747


Related information: For a rental of the estate late William Gage, prepared as SAS/G7/30-32, see SAS/G17/15; for Michell's account for 1756-1757, see SAS/G17/44

RANSCOMBE MANOR IN SOUTH MALLING  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease from 25 Mar 1524 during office at £6 13s 4d  SAS/G8/1  18 May 1524

Contents:
William [Warham], archbishop of Canterbury, to Mr John Pers, dean of the college of St Michael in South Malling
His river, watercourse and land covered with water called the Brode Water of Suthram, with all the banks, ditches, dams and brooks belonging; free liberty of fishing and fowling in and on the same for so long as he shall continue master and dean of the college

Counterpart lease for 20 years from 25 Mar 1527 at £8  SAS/G8/2  12 May 1527

Contents:
William [Warham], archbishop of Canterbury, to John Bust of Cliffe by Lewes, yeoman
His park or enclosed ground called The More Park [Ringmer], excepting timber and great trees as oak, ash, elm and beech
Attached: bond by JB for performance of covenants

Counterpart lease for 10 years from 29 Sep 1530 at £6 13s 4d  SAS/G8/3  12 Nov 1529

Contents:
William [Warham], archbishop of Canterbury, to Master John Peers, clerk, dean of the college of St Michael of South Malling, and Thomas Bulleyn, kt, Viscount Rocheford
His river or watercourse and land covered with water called the Brodewater of Southram otherwise called the Broke of Southram, with all the banks, ditches and free liberty of fishing and fowling in and upon the same
Covenant by JP and TB that as often as the feasts of the Translation of St Thomas in July and St Thomas in Christmas week shall fall on Friday or Saturday and also in Lent, or when the king shall be at any manor place of WW in Kent, Sussex or Surrey in any fish day, that JP and TB shall provide all such fish as conveniently can be had or gotten in the river or watercourse and deliver it at such manor or manors as shall be assigned by WW at his cost

Counterpart of SAS/G8/3 with confirmation by Thomas [Goldwell], prior of Christ Church Canterbury  SAS/G8/4  15 Oct 1530

Underlease for 10 years from 29 Sep 1530 at £6 13s 4d  SAS/G8/5  24 Jul 1531

Contents:
Thomas [Boleyn], Earl of Wiltshire and Ormond, to Christopher Page of 'Cliffe of Lewes', yeoman
The river, watercourse and land covered with water called the Brodwater of Southram covenant by CP that he shall weekly on reasonable warning deliver to TB or his assigns at such time or times as he shall be in Kent or Sussex two great bream, TB to pay for the carriage; the lease to cease on TB's death

Counterpart of SAS/G8/5  SAS/G8/6  24 Jul 1531

Cancelled lease for 50 years at £12  SAS/G8/7  18 May 1536

Contents:
Thomas [Cranmer], archbishop of Canterbury, to John a Wood of Hamsey by Lewes, yeoman
The manor of Ranscombe, with all the demesne lands, rents and services of tenants reserving: all wardships, marriages and reliefs
At foot: ratification and confirmation by Thomas [Goldwell], prior of the Christ Church, Canterbury, 9 Sep 1536

Counterpart of SAS/G8/7  SAS/G8/8  18 May 1536

Fragment of copy lease from 29 Sep 1539 at £5 6s 8d  SAS/G8/9  27 Sep 1539

Contents:
Thomas [Cranmer], archbishop of Canterbury to John Hyve of Beddingham
The Brodewater of Southerham, with liberty of fishing and fowling
Term: [blank] years

Deed of exchange  SAS/G8/9A  25 Sep 1543

Contents:
Thomas [Cranmer], archbishop of Canterbury, John Gage, kt, controller of the king's household, and Thomas Culpeper, esq, son and heir of Alexander Culpeper, kt, deceased
Reciting an Act of Parliament of 33 and 34 H8 [1542], enacting that Cranmer should hold the manor of Bekesbourne otherwise Levingsbourne, Kent (with exceptions specified)
Cranmer to have the manor of Forde otherwise called Shelvingford, Kent, parcel of the possessions of Culpeper and all other lands and tenements of Culpeper in Bekesbourne, Patrixbourne, Wellhothe, Chislet, Reculver, Herne and Westbere, Kent; also JG's manor of Colrede in Kent; and the parsonage of Bewesfelde and the advowson of the church and the advowson of the vicarage of Benesfield; also the parsonage and church of Little Brickhill, Buckinghamshire and the advowson of the church
And it was further enacted that JG should have the manor of Ranscombe, then part of the possessions of the archbishop, and the fishing of the Brodewater in South Malling, Southerham and Beddingham, and the adjoining brooks, as well covered by water as not covered by water; and the parks, lands and tenements part of the archbishop's called More Park, Ringmer Park and Plasshett Park in Ringmer; and land called Plottys Parke and Owlde Pond otherwise Plottsbridge and Owldepond in Little Horsted and Framfield
And it was enacted that Culpeper should have the house and site of the late monastery of Combwell, Kent, and all messuages and land belonging, then part of JG's possessions; and the manor or lordship of Combwell and the advowson of the church of Hever, Kent, and all JG's lands which were late part of the possessions of Combwell monastery on the dennes of Glassenbury (and other places named) in Kent and Canterbury and certain specified rent
And it was further enacted that Culpeper should have to the heirs in tail of him and his late wife Elizabeth, one of the daughters and heirs of William Hawte, kt deceased, with contingent remainder to the heirs of William Hawte, the manor of Bishopsbourne, Kent then parcel of the possessions of the archbishop, and his park and lands called Langham Park in Bishopsbourne (with exceptions)
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covenant that the first limit and bound of the manor of Ranscombe begins at the highway from Glynde Bridge to Lewes, at the S end, and of a hedge dividing the said manor from lands and downs of John Thetcher, esq sometime Brigdens and extendeth from the said highway leaving the said lands of the said John Thetcher on the E part unto the down of Thomas Morley esq and extendeth thence leaving the said down of Thomas Morley of the E, to the down of the tenants of Borne called Berne Downe And so further leaving Borne Down of the E part to the down of the said John Thetcher called the Gote Down, and from thence leaving the Gote Down of the N unto the down called the Sextrie Downs of Malling, and so further leaving the Sextrie Down of the N until it cometh to the E corner of the down of John Aptotte called Aptotts Doune, and there it abutteth to the downs of Stoneham and so leaveth the down of Stoneham of the W and N, by certain marks and bounds newly renewed; and so leading by the same marks and bounds it extendeth to the upper side of the N end of the field of John Bust sometime Shermans and before that Wythers called Clyff Feld; and so from thence leaving the said Clyff Feld of the S till it cometh to the gardens of the tenements of the archbishop in the North Strete of the Cliffe near Lewes; and so leaving the gardens in the North Street and the gardens adjoining to the tenantries of the archbishop in the South Street of the Cliffe of the W to the garden late Andrew Owton that lyeth against the watering place in the River at the end of South Street and so leaving the garden late Andrew Owton and also the garden of John Buste which lyeth on the W side of South Street and adjoining to the common watering place in the River of Lewes of the N part; and from the watering place as the River of Lewes leadeth to a place called the Hengge; and from thence as the river leadeth to the mouth of the common sewer of Beddingham and Glynde called the Riche Mouthe entring into the said River of Lewes; and so by the common sewer called the Riche Mouthe as the sewer goeth unto a dyke called pyles Dyke to the N corner of the same dyke; and from the same North corner by a dyke there which divideth the ground being parcel of the said manor of Ranscombe called the Medowe of Ramescombe from the lands of Thomas Morley esq and the lands of John Thetcher esq called the Swylle, parcel of the said lands of John Thetcher and sometime Brigdens; and so extendeth to the said common highway that leadeth from Glynde Bridge to Lewes
The lands to remain within the liberty and franchise of the archbishop for the liberty of view of frankpledge and the tenants to sue and come to the court called the Hundred of Ringmer
JG to have half the river belonging to the Archbishop called the River of Lewes from the common watering place at the end of the South Street of the Cliffe to the said mouth or place called Riche Mowthe
JG and the owners of Ranscombe to have common in the ground of the archbishop called the Broyle for the farmers and tenants as the tenants of the archbishop's lordship or beadlewick of Ringmer have used to have, and to pay for the same as the Ringmer tenants
The lands and tenements in Ashton and Borne in Ringmer and Glynd which Thomas a Wode held by copy of court roll, the parsonage or prebend of Southerham and the advowson of the same not to be considered as parcel of the manor of Ranscombe

Copy of grant  SAS/G8/10  16 Mar 1552

Contents:
William Owton, son and heir of Andrew Owton of the Cliffe next Lewes deceased, to Edward Broune of Southerham [in South Malling]
A parcel of ground in Southerham (E: a brook called Mawdlen Broke; S: land of John Sheppard called the Slawghter; W: a little piece of ground of John Ellys called the Pygh; N: road from Southerham to Lewes), enclosed with dykes, E, S and W

Bond in £66 13s 4d  SAS/G8/11  1 Dec 1553

Contents:
George Myller of Compton, administrator of the goods of John a Wood of Hamsey, deceased, to John Gage, kt
For performance by GM and William a Wood of the award of arbitrators in a dispute concerning the Brodewater otherwise the Brodewater of Southerham otherwise the Brookes of Southerham, in South Malling, which GM and WW claimed to be part of the farm and manor of Ranscombe

Assignment  SAS/G8/12  30 Jun 1564

Contents:
William a Woode of Compton, yeoman, to Edward Gage, kt, of a lease of the manor of Ranscombe granted by the Archbishop of Canterbury to John a Wode, 18 May 1536
W: John Gage, esq, Michael Lawder, clerk, and John Sterte of West Firle

Counterpart lease for 17 years at £40  SAS/G8/13  11 Dec 1581

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq and his wife Elizabeth Guylfourde to John Page of Wellingham [in Ringmer], yeoman
The site of the manor of Ranscombe and all gardens and buildings belonging; the laine next the Down of Ranscombe (26a of arable land); the laine called the Oxen Seten (18a); 7a in Southerham called Colcote, two other parcels called the Grett Layne (33a) lying to Hendge Lane; 16a called the Meadow on the S side of the way against the barn of the demised premises; The Conye Burye, the Coneyecrofte and a round crofte enclosed from the Down; all JG's brooks between the Swyll and the Hendge Sluice and from the Hendge Sluice to the South Sluice as the river leads, and from thence to the Swill as the Brodewater wall leads; and all other the premises late in the tenure of Lancelot Gildredge; also 2a of meadow called Pryckwishe in Southerham Except the fishing and fowling of the waters called Brodewater and the reed and thatch growing in or about the same, and all tenants' rents, fines &c Except also a place and room for keeping of the courts of the manor of Ranscombe
And 11 quarters of good sweet wheat well winnowed with heaps to every half quarter of the same, and 11 quarters of good sweet barley with heaps likewise well innied and wynied and tried, the corn to be measured by the bushel of 8 gallons
W: John Comber, John Fawkener

Counterpart lease for 7 years at £30  SAS/G8/14  11 Oct 1590

Contents:
John Gage, esq and his wife Elizabeth, to Edward Apsten of Lewes, draper
The site of the manor of Ranscombe and all buildings and lands (described as SAS/G8/13); brookland described as follows: 'the brooks or meadows lying between the Hengedyke eastward to a Dike newly cut from the Brodewater butting upon a gate leading out from the Brodewater butting upon a gate leading into Bishops Brooke'
11qrs Of wheat and 11qrs of barley, as in last lease
W: Melchior Rainolds, George Freman, Henry Collins

Unexecuted lease  SAS/G8/15  3 Jan 1614

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Edward Browne of Lewes, glover, for his faithful service
A little water house and yard (about 80ft) on the lord's waste in the manor of Ranscombe (W: the river running from Lewes; E: the road from Ranscombe to Lewes; S, N: the lord's waste)
No signature and no seal

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £3  SAS/G8/16  1 Apr 1616

Contents:
John Gage, esq to William Thomas of Lewes, gent
Three parcels of pasture or brooklands, parcel of Broadwater Brookes, (8a), with a way through the Fishers Brooke occupied by Thomas Gildredge, gent
W: John Thetcher, Thomas Herisson

Counterpart conveyance  SAS/G8/17  1 Jun 1633

Contents:
John Gage, kt to John Thetcher of Preisthawes, Sussex, esq, Thomas Pordage of Rodmersham, Kent, esq, Augustine Belson of Brill, Buckinghamshire, esq, and Edward Smithe, gent, son and heir of George Smithe of Sandhill [in Framfield], esq, and Thomas Roper of London, gent, of an annuity of £100 out of the manors and lands of Bestnover and Ranscombe for a term of 30 years, under a power contained in a deed between JG and Edward Guildford, John Carrill, JT, TP and ES of 23 Jun 1629

Counterpart conveyance  SAS/G8/18  16 Sep 1652

Contents:
Thomas Gage of West Firle, bt, to Thomas Walker of Beddingham, yeoman
Two pieces of brookland or fresh marsh called Bishopps Brookes (12a) with the wall or bank adjoining, leading from Swillgate to the River, part of the manor or farm of Ranscombe (E: lands of Herbert Morley, esq; W: John Evelyn, gent; N: TG; S: the Common Sewer)
W: Sackvile Graves, Thomas Harison, Charles Goodwyn

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G8/19  8 Jun 1680

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, eldest son and heir of Thomas Gage, bt, Katharine Walker the younger of Beddingham, singlewoman (one of the daughters of Thomas Walker of Beddingham, yeoman, deceased), Thomas Isted of Lewes, gent, and Richard Isted of Lewes, gent
Two pieces of marshland or brook ground called Bishops Brookes
To the uses declared by the will of TW: to KW and her heirs in tail, remainder to her sister Elizabeth Walker, Thomas Walker of Balsdean [in Falmer], yeoman, (son of TW's brother John Walker of Balsdean, yeoman, deceased), ultimate reversion to John Walker of Southease, yeoman, brother of Thomas Walker of Balsdean
W: Henry Shelley, Thomas Morley; executed by JG only

Draft admission, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G8/20  Jan 1684

Contents:
Elizabeth Alcocke, widow, mother of Charity Storer, spinster, lately deceased (daughter of William Storer of South Malling, deceased) to lands which Charity Storer on 5 Nov, 29 Chas II, surrendered to the use of her will on 5 Nov 1677 and bequeathed to EA 12 Mar 1679, as follows:
A cottage and garden sometime Pupps and afterwards Awcocks in South Malling next the Cliffe, quitrent 1d
A cottage and garden late Davys and Thomas Brooks in South Malling next the Cliffe, quitrent 2d
A cottage and garden late Anne Brookes in South Malling near the Cliffe, quitrent 2d
A tenement and 28a of bondland late Puckles and before Actons at Southerham, quitrent 13s 4d
A barn and 34a of bondland late Gawghtons and before Reads at Southerham, quitrent 18s
A messuage, barn and 9½a late Actons and before Unwyns in Southerham, quitrent 4s 3d
A messuage and 100a of neif land late Pollards and before Lages and sometime Thomas Lucas' at Sootherham, quitrent 41s 8d
2a Of bondland called the Wentacre and Owtons Croft late Brownes in Sootherham, quitrent 18d

Counterpart lease for 4 years at £90  SAS/G8/21  24 Jun 1692

Contents:
Mary Goring of Burton, widow, and John Gage of Firle Place, bt, to John Gurr the elder and his son John Gurr the younger of Ranscombe [in South Malling]
A messuage, tenement and farm called Ranscombe Farm, with all buildings and land in Southmalling, occupied by JG the elder, and also of 18a of pasture adjoining Plashett Park in Ringmer
Rent payable to MG during her life and afterwards to JG

Lease by John Gage, bt to John Gurr of Ranscombe, yeoman, of Ranscombe Farm as SAS/G8/21 for 5 years at £100  SAS/G8/22  30 Sep 1697

Counterpart conveyance as security  SAS/G8/23  21 Jun 1717

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Philip Holman of St Jame's, Westminster, esq
The capital messuage or site of the manor of Ranscombe and all buildings and lands belonging; 18a of demesne lands of the manor in Ringmer, all occupied by Abigail Nelson and Thomas Rogers at £115
As collateral security against claims for annuities given by the will of John Gage, bt, and charged on the manors of Lackford and Fornham St Martins, Suffolk, which were lately purchased by PH from WG

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £110  SAS/G8/24  1 Feb 1725

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Samuel Botting of South Malling, yeoman
The capital messuage or site of the manor of Ranscombe, with lands and premises late occupied by Abigail Nelson and Thomas Rogers and then of SB

Ranscombe Manor  [no ref. or date]

View of the estate of Thomas Smyth, farmer  SAS/G8/25  1423-1424

View of the estate of Thomas Smyth, farmer  SAS/G8/26  1426-1427

View of the estate of Thomas Smyth, farmer  SAS/G8/27  1431-1432

View of the estate of Thomas Smyth, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/28  1433-1434

View of the estate of Thomas Smyth, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/29  1434-1435

Contents:
Including account of fish taken to Canterbury

View of the estate of William Coteller, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/30  1435-1436

View of the estate of William Coteller, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/31  1436-1437

View of the estate of William Coteller, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/32  1437-1438

View of the estate of William Coteller, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/33  1438-1439

View of the estate of John Payn, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/34  1439-1440

View of the estate of John Payn, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/35  25 Jun 1442-29 Sep 1443

View of the estate of John Payn, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/36  1443-1444

View of the estate of John Payn, farmer, including the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/37  1444-1445

View of the estate of Thomas Gynnour farmer, William Oveton and John atte Worthe farmers of the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/38  1445-1446

Account of Thomas Gynnour, farmer  SAS/G8/39  1446-1447

Account of William Oveton and John Worthe, farmers of the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/40  1446-1447

Account of William Oveton and John Worthe, farmers of the fishery of Southerham  SAS/G8/41  1447-1448

Court rolls  SAS/G8/42  1543-1556

Court roll  SAS/G8/42/m1  6 Oct 1543

Contents:
First court of John Gage, kt

Court roll  SAS/G8/42/m2  1543, 1545

Contents:
Courts held 5 Dec 1543; 15 Dec 1543; 21 Apr 1545

Court roll  SAS/G8/42/m3  1545-1546

Contents:
Courts held 22 Oct 1545; 22 Jun 1545; 18 Mar 1546; 10 Dec 1546

Court roll  SAS/G8/42/m4  1547-1548

Contents:
Courts held 13 Oct 1547; 16 Apr 1548; 27 Sep 1548

Court roll  SAS/G8/42/m5  1549, 1555

Contents:
Courts held 5 Dec 1549; 6 Aug 1555

Court roll  SAS/G8/42/m6  17 Jul 1556

Contents:
First court of Edward Gage, kt
Endorsed: produced to John Hoper in Gage v Kemp in chancery, 6 Apr 1796

Court roll  SAS/G8/43  1559-1568

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Contents:
Comprising the following Courts:
26 Sep 1560; 18 Sep 1562; 19 Oct 1563; 20 Apr 1563; 27 Sep 1567; 23 Sep 1569

Court roll  SAS/G8/44  1570-1603

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Contents:
Comprising the following courts:
10 Apr 1571; 20 Sep 1571; 14 Dec 1596; 28 Sep 1597; 16 Sep 1598; 19 Sep 1601; 24 Sep 1602; 10 Sep 1603

Court roll  SAS/G8/45  28 Sep 1568

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Minutes of courts  SAS/G8/46  1543-1549

A terrier of Storer's lands, divided by former owners  SAS/G8/47  nd [c1570]

Instructions concerning evidence and procedure for an assize between John Gage, kt and Thomas Morley, esq, concerning the boundary of Ivydene, part of the manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G8/48  nd [1552]


Related information: For a deposition in the same case, 12 Nov 1552, see GLY 1520

Contents:
With the names of the jury annotated [by Edward Gage]; reference to the possibility of the sheriff being unwilling to move his gaol [to Lewes] for the winter assize

John Gage, esq v Thomas Storer, a former bailiff of the manor of Ranscombe, in chancery, concerning the tenure and rents of lands held of the manor, the windmill, chalquarry and river  SAS/G8/49  1620

Contents:
Bill (with draft), answer, brief (with draft) and draft order

John Gage, kt v William Wood, George Myller and others in chancery, concerning the limits of the Broadwater of Southerham  SAS/G8/50  [1551-]1552

Contents:
Bill (with draft), answer, replication, rejoinder, plaintiff's interrogatories, plaintiff's and defendants' depositions (30 Apr 1552), draft decree
Owing to the drainage of the river by the commissioners, some portion of the Broadwater were dry and grass had grown; JG had Broadwater, WW and GM had a lease of the manor of Ranscombe, and claimed to pasture their cattle on the drained portion of Broadwater; order that they have 20 acres of the land in question; if at any time it is overflowed with water, JG might fish or fowl there under his existing rights depositions of William Corneforthe of Ringmer, 71, Edward Browne of South Malling, 40, William Amore of Cliffe, 46, Thomas Chambre of Lullington, 44, William Rede of Beddingham, 60, Thomas Lewcas of [South] Malling, 40, John Baydon of Beddingham, 60, Richard Baker of Beddingham, 70, Thomas Acton of Ripe, 60, John Tayler of Hamsey, 57, William a Broke of Chailey, 50, John Lewcas of Glynde, 50, Philip Brynckder of Beddingham, 38

Schedule of fees paid [on behalf of John Gage] for a crown grant, with a note of a sum owed by James Gage and his co-parceners for Lord la Warr's land  SAS/G8/51  nd[c1540]

SHOVELSTRODE MANOR IN EAST GRINSTEAD  [no ref. or date]

Court roll of the manor of Shovelstrode  SAS/G9/1  27 Sep 1546

Contents:
First court of John Gage, kt

Court roll  SAS/G9/2  Mar 1547

Court roll  SAS/G9/3  25 May 1548

Court roll  SAS/G9/4  20 Jan, 25 Oct 1550

Rental of the manor of Shovelstrode  SAS/G9/5  26 Dec 1601

Account of Roger Balcombe, bailiff and collector of rents and the lords farmer of the manor of Shovelstrode  SAS/G9/6  1565-1566

Grant  SAS/G9/7  9 Aug 1341

Contents:
John de Schelvestrode to Richard Edward for life
All the lands and tenements which the late Soloman Buddi held in villeinage of the manor of Shovelstrode in East Grinstead
To hold of JS by the accustomed rents and services
W: Nicholas ate Parok, Richard de Walesberghe, John de Boyli, Peter ate Jeldhalle, Robert ate Estcote, Emeric de Seyntamaunt, knight; at Fairlight (Farleghe) Seal of arms; S'Johis de Schelvestrod

Demise  SAS/G9/8  5 Sep 1444

Contents:
Master Richard Moresby, clerk, Robert Audstane, Thomas Walton, Robert Barde, William Bailie and William Barett to Richard Ask, esq
The manors of Shovelstrode [in East Grinstead], Bestenor, Wyder [in Pevensey], Imberhorne [in East Grinstead] Deane and Vardley and all lands and rents with their appurtenances whether in the salt marsh or in the fresh marsh of Pevensey and elsewhere in Sussex and Hampshire, which they had by feoffment of RA's father John Ask, esq
W: Thomas Lecnour, knight, John Lyll, Edward Trill, Peter Weston, Richard Norman

Recovery  SAS/G9/9  13 Feb 1554


Related information: For the covenant to suffer this recovery, see SAS/G6/10

Contents:
By John Gage, kt, KC, the Queen's Chamberlain, against Richard Sakevyle, kt and his wife Winifred of 11a of land, 3 roods of meadow and 51½a of wood in East Grinstead
Relates to Rest Hills in East Grinstead

Partial enfranchisement (counterpart lease for 1000 years)  SAS/G9/10  27 Dec 1577

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to William Gaynesforde of Blockfeld, Surrey, gent, youngest son of John Gaynesforde of Blockfeld, gent
Messuage, lands and tenements (30a) in East Grinstead called Idells and Colmans (S: land of William Muschampe, gent, held of the manor of Shovelstrode, and the road from Shovelstrode to East Grinstead; W: land of William Muschampe; N, E: land of Gaynesford, part of his manor of Blockfeld), which JG then held of Gage's manor of Shovelstrode by copy of court roll
Rent 8s 4d and heriot of best beast on death or alienation, and relief 8s 4d

Fine  SAS/G9/11  Michaelmas term 1618

Contents:
Edward Gage and John Thetcher, querents, and John Gage and his wife Penelope, deforciants, of the manor of Shovelstrode for the term of 60 years after the death of John Gage

Assignment  SAS/G9/12  15 Dec 1623

Contents:
Edward Guildeford, esq, son and heir of Henry Guildeford, kt, John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq and Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq, at the request of John Gage, bt, to Edmund Brooke of Hellingly, gent
The manor of Shovelstrode, which was by fine as SAS/G9/11 was granted by JG and his wife Penelope to EG and others at a peppercorn rent for 60 years from the death of JG, if Penelope should so long live
Endorsed: note that the Lady [Penelope Gage] hath Maresfield instead of this

Lease for 21 years  SAS/G9/13  4 Feb 1626

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Thomas Harrison of Firle, gent, and Edward Mattock of Firle, yeoman the manor of Shovelstrode
For the payment of sums by grant of JG's grandfather Edward Gage, kt, and uncle John Gage, esq, amounting to £80 yearly

General release and quitclaim  SAS/G9/14  20 Jun 1653

Contents:
Henry Gage of Hengrave, Suffolk, esq to Thomas Gage
£1000 Legacy in the will of John Gage of Firle, bt, 3 Jun 1633, charged on the manors of Hedgecourt and Shovelstrode, and quitclaim of the manors

Lease for a year  SAS/G9/15  18 Nov 1685

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to William Goring of Burton, bt, James Simeon of Watlington, Oxfordshire, bt, and Phillip Dracott of Painsley, Stafford, esq of the manors of Lackford and farm of St Martin, Suffolk, and of Edgcourt, Surrey, and Shovelstode, Sussex

Terrier of Robert Russell's land (names of fields and including the site of the manor)  SAS/G9/16  3 Jun 1701

HAILSHAM AND MANOR OF ERSHAM IN HAILSHAM  [no ref. or date]

Grant  SAS/G9/17  30 Sep 1353

Contents:
Walter Spynnere of Hailsham to William Wodesonese and his wife Maud for their lives, remainder to their son Robert and his heirs in tail, remainder to WW's right heirs
4a Within the liberty of Pevensey (3a at Urtyes E: land of the heirs of John de Fakeham; W: land of John de Beche and Richard Quinterel; N: land of Bayham Abbey; S: the street from Horsey to Hailsham); 1a lying next Knapsherstbrugg in Hailsham (between land of Michelham Priory on the one side and the heirs of John Barteloth on the other)
W: Thomas atte Wode, Robert Cropp, John Ashman, Nicholas Wynam, Simon Batlesford, William Lewyne, John Lad, clerk; at Horsey
Endorsed: in an Elizabethan hand: parcel of Durtyes, an acre of land at Knapsonsbridge

Grant  SAS/G9/18  1 Jan 1414

Contents:
Agnes Reynold of Hailsham to Thomas atte Wode and his wife Alice
The reversion of 15a called Saltmersh in Hailsham which Thomas atte Beche held for life
TB attorns to TW and AW by the payment of a penny
W: John Alman, John Reder, John Hamond, John Lombe, John Sharpe, John Umbreys, William Alman; at Hailsham

Quitclaim  SAS/G9/19  14 Feb 1422

Contents:
John Twyth and John Wythot, kinsmen and co-heirs of Robert Croppe, to Adam Ywode, Thomas atte Wode and William Alman
1 A messuage, 7a of land in Hailsham called Filpottislond which sometime were of Philip Berewyke, and 2a of land called Owtwyssh in Hailsham within the lowey of Pevensey
2 2a Of land called Losselond in Hailsham in the Lowey, two pieces of land called Cokkeslond and Marelyngh in Hailsham and a piece of land in the Lowey and in Hailsham sometime William Croppe
W: John Fakam, Richard Page, John Redere, John Hamond, John Blacstok; at Hailsham

Final concord made at Hailsham  SAS/G9/20  9 Dec 1451

Contents:
Award of John Morle, bailiff of the liberties of Pevensey and Richard Sperte (on behalf of Simon Russell and his wife Isabel, late the wife of John Fakeham the elder), and Thomas Onstye and William Hokeby (on behalf of JF's son and heir John Fakeham the younger), arbitrators concerning the reasonable dower of Isabel Russell
Four pieces of land, three within the liberty and marsh of Pevensey called Cowlond, Fyve Acres and Strewysshe and the fourth called Hastynglond in Hailsham outside the liberty
To hold as dower of all JF's land except a piece called Dortyes; SR and IR to withdraw any actions pending in any court
Seal-tag formed from a notarial instrument, 1421

Quitclaim  SAS/G9/21  29 Sep 1473

Contents:
John Kechenham to Richard Tutt and his son William Tutt
3 Roods of marshland next Kyppyngis in the marsh of Doune at Horsey (N: the high street between Whitedyke and Horsey; E: land of Thomas Onstye; S: a lane called Kyppyngis Lane; W: land of William Hokeby)
At Horsey

Exemplification of preliminary proceedings and recovery  SAS/G9/22  6 Nov 1482

Contents:
Peter Profote (by his attorney John Burton) against John Archer of Alfriston and his wife Ellen (by their attorney William Gilderigge)
55a Of pasture in Hailsham
Disseisor: Thomas Croucher; first vouchee Thomas Marssheman and Alice his wife; second vouchee Robert King

Quitclaim  SAS/G9/23  20 Dec 1499

Contents:
Thomas Fenys, kt, Lord Dacre to Thomas Roote, William Roote, clerk, John Roote and Ralph Colbrond
Lands and and tenements, rents and services late John Fakenham of Hailsham, deceased
Warranty against John, Abbot of Westminster and his successors

Grant  SAS/G9/24  23 May 1502

Contents:
Thomas Jurdan of Beckley to John Tufton, William Alyn and John Jurdan
Two parcels of land (30a) called Buskhye together in Hailsham (N, W: a way called the Shyreway; S: land late Crochers; E: land of Thomas Hukbe and land of Thomas Pupp)
John Soller attorney to give seisin; given at Hailsham

Conveyance (bargain and sale)  SAS/G9/25  28 Oct 1583

Contents:
John Rootes of Marshalls in Marsefeild, esq, to John Gage of Firle, esq
The manor of Earsham otherwise Hailsham and all lands and rents belonging; lands called Fackham Marshe, Hoggebrooke, Joyes Mershe, Salte Mershe, Earshams, Crochers, Croker Rowe, Oners, Jordens, Joyes Lands, Grove Lands, Collards, Henhards, Mille Doune, Maunders Crofte, the Hayle, Hastings Lands, Stockes and Fackham Lands
Acknowledged before Mathew Carew, master in chancery, in the presence of Michael Fleming of Lincolns Inn, esq, to whom the acknowledger is known

Bill in the court of Wards and Liveries  SAS/G9/26  1605

Contents:
Henry Guldeford, kt, Edward Gage, esq and Francis Eyermyn, gent (committees of John Gage an infant, the queen's ward), concerning rents due to the manor of Lamport in Eastbourne by Edward Burton and James Gilderidge and to the manor of Earsham otherwise Hailsham by Lawrence Susan, Abraham Edwards, Richard Baker, John Gardyner, Mark Colborne and rent due to the manor of Heighton St Clere from William Jurden for 30a in Milton Street, rent 10s

Answer of John Gardyner to SAS/G9/26  SAS/G9/27  25 Apr 1605

Depositions of John Gardiner of Rusper, yeoman, aged 43, one of the defendants at the suit of Henry Guldeford and other  SAS/G9/28  3 May 1605

Contents:
He held the following messuages and lands in Hailsham:
A messuage and 2a called Pepleshame Place, held of the Earl of Dorset's manor of Michelham, quitrent 16d
A messuage and ¾a called Tanners Place, held of Sir Gideon Annshame's manor of Horslunges (Herstlinger), quitrent 6d
Two marshes called Peddlesrepe and Somerlees (18a) held of the Earl of Dorset's manor of Bowley, quitrent 3s 4d
Closes called Betts, Carpenters, Nerst, Machons and Haltone being upland (14a) held of Lord Buckhurst's manor of Berwick, quitrent, 3s 6d
All sometime Bechenghams and afterwards Maynards and came to JG's father John Gardyner
John Tutt had the tenement called Peplesham Place and all the other lands by lease from John Gardyner the father
Tanners bounds to Fakeham Lane on one side, the house of Bollens on another and the highway on another

Interrogatories and deposition of witnesses on behalf of John Gardyner  SAS/G9/29  20 Oct 1605

Contents:
Abraham Esterfeilde of Hailsham, husbandman, aged 40:
The rent for Peplesham Place and 2a was paid by Anthony Sommer, tenant of the messuage and before by John Tutt
Tanners Place and ¾a held of the manor of Horslunges formerly Herbert Pelham's in socage
AE held the Uplands and had paid the rent to Lord Buckhurst
John Gardyner had done suit and service for the lands at the court of the manor of Berwick and had been reeve in respect of them
Marshes called Pellsepe and Somer Lease in AE's occupation, held of the manor of Bowley and he had paid the rent
Lands in Hailsham sometime Ketchinhams, one marsh occupied by the Earl of Dorset and one acre called Ketchingham Acres claimed by Robert Collingham
Elias Swayne of Hailsham, shoemaker, aged 32 years, deposed: similarly:
Marsh called Peddells Reppe or Pelshoppe
One acre called Ketchenhams Acre lay intermingled with Master Gage's lands called Fawkham Marsh

Fragment of a brief in Guldeford v Gardiner  SAS/G9/30  1605

Bounder of lands in Hailsham  SAS/G9/31  17th century

Contents:
Comprising
1. 3 Pieces of marsh (52a) called the Hook, Fakeham Marsh, Shawland and Cowbrooke (N, W: road from Hailsham to Horsey; N: Lord Arundel's land called Hasting Land; NE: Twytts lands called the Hale; E: Nicholas Foster; S: land of Lord Arundel called The Beare)
2. Three little crofts of upland (4a) called Myldouns (E: street from Hailsham to Horsey; N: ground of George Snowe sometime Willards called Norheles; NW: a droveway to ground of William Edwards called the Hame; S: a croft occupied by John Atsee)
3. Fakeham Land otherwise Gersland (20a) in nine parcels (E: Lord Dacre's land called Grasland; NE: road from Herstmonceux to Hailsham; S: ground of Kytchinhamsheyres; W: Twytts ground; NW: road from Hailsham to Herstmonceux and Fosters land)
4. Jurdens Land in many small parcels (20a); there is pretty wood upon it (SE: the common of Hailsham; N: road from Hailsham to Michelham [in Arlington]; W, S: Pups Land; N: Wade's land)
5. Crooken Rowe [2½a) (S: Collynghams land; E: Wades land; N: Pups land; W: Twytts land)
6. 22a Called Croochers (NW: road from Hailsham to Eastbourne; SE: Hailsham Common; W: ground of Thunders called Bownes)

List of and contained in Thomas Snowe's lease  SAS/G9/32  nd [c1560]

Contents:
A piece of land in Wartling and Herstmonceux called Squabbs; nine pieces in Hailsham called Fakham Land otherwise Gerland, Fakham Mershe, Chawlland, Cowbroke, the Hooke, Mildoune, Jurdens, Croochers, Crookin Rowe A tenement, barn, garden and seven pieces of land called Jayes Tenement, Wovers, Grovland, Collerds, Henwords, Stoks and Jayes Marsh
Land contained in Shepperd's lease: three parcels called Yersham, Spenser and Gatehouse in Hailsham

Contemporary copy of recovery  SAS/G9/33  Easter term 1641

Contents:
John Thetcher, esq, against Thomas Lethbridge, gent, and Richard Lyson, gent, of the manors of Earsham otherwise Hailsham, Shovelstrode and Hedgecourt and 6 messuages, 6 gardens, 300a of land, 20a of meadow, 200a of pasture, 400a of wood and 100a of furze and heath in Hailsham, East Grinstead and Worth
Endorsed: produced in the claim of John Gage, an infant

BERWICK HOSPITAL OTHERWISE COMPTON BERWICK MANOR  [no ref. or date]

Court rolls  SAS/G10/1  1513-1534

five membranes

Contents:
Comprising the following courts:
Hundred, with first court of John Gage, esq, farmer of Compton, 12 Oct 1513; courts held 26 Sep 1520; 8 Mar 1525; 18 Oct 1526; 22 Oct 1527; 29 Oct 1529; 23 Hen VIII; 24 Hen VIII; 25 Hen VIII; 26 Hen VIII; 27 Hen VIII

Minutes of courts  SAS/G10/2  1513-1546

Paper

Contents:
Held in 5, 12, 18 and 28 Hen VIII (included in above rolls) and 29, 31, 37 and 38 Hen VIII

Minutes of courts  SAS/G10/3  1527-1544

Paper

Contents:
Held in 19, 22, 24, 27, 32 and 36 Hen VIII

Rough minutes of courts  SAS/G10/4  1548-1558

Rough minutes of courts of Berwick St John manor  SAS/G10/5  1554-1558

Contents:
Held as follows: 14 Nov 1554; 8 Oct 1555; 3 Oct 1556; 1557 and 1558

Court roll of the manor of Berwick St John  SAS/G10/6  1558-1589

Seven membranes

Contents:
Comprising courts held from 1 to 32 Elizabeth

Court roll  SAS/G10/7  1596-1604

four long membranes

Contents:
Comprising courts of the manor of Berwick Compton held as follows:
11 Dec 1596; 27 Sep 1597; 5 Apr 1598; 20 Sep 1598; 7 Sep 1599; 23 Sep 1600; 22 Sep 1601; 22 Sep 1602; 30 Mar 1603; 30 Mar 1604

Compton manor: account of William Wright, collector of rents  SAS/G10/8  1547-1548

Contents:
Demesne lands:
55a Of arable at 20d per acre, £4 11 8d
17a Meadow at 2s per acre, £1 14 0d
Accounted for by the bailiff of Heighton St Clere
Rents of assize of free tenants £2 0s 2½d
Rents resolute to the king as chief lord 10s 8d

Compton manor: account of Lancelot Gyldryde, collector and farmer  SAS/G10/9  1561-1562

Contents:
Demese lands:
41a 3r Pasture
17a 3r Meadow
54a 3r Arable
All called Upper Compton, and 6a lying to same
Also 323a 3r of several called Compton Sheepdown

Receipts by Francis Bell, receiver for Thomas Docwra, prior of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, and other receivers, to John Gage, kt for 53s 4d each, for the rent of Compton [in Firle]  SAS/G10/10  1515-1542

8 docs

Copy from the charter roll of 1413-1414 of letters patent to the prior of St John of Jerusalem in England  SAS/G10/11  nd [c1540]

Contents:
Confirming liberties and privileges, with inspeximus of many earlier grants, 10 May 1413

Extract from a survey of the manor of Alciston, 1433, concerning the whereabouts of four virgates lying in the fee of Berwick  SAS/G10/12  nd [c1580]

Plan by Charles Ade of the roads between Alfriston and Berwic Common  SAS/G10/13  28 Dec 1822

Contents:
Showing a proposed new road between from Winton Street [in Alfriston] and Berwick Court and a calculation of the respective distances

Bundle of proceedings in the court of Wards and Liveries  SAS/G10/14  1602

Contents:
Henry Guldeford, kt and other, guardians of John Gage, esq, against William Jorden, William Susan and others concerning Berwick Common and the Tye in Berwick, comprising bill, answer of William Jourden and William Susan, answer of Thomas Jurden and Thomas Paine (two copies), answer of William Suzan, replication of plaintiffs, rejoinder of defendants, interrogatories and depositions of Jurden and Paine, depositions of John Comber the land steward, briefs
The defendants claimed ownership rights in Berwick Common, which they called the Leaze of Berwick, and they had cut timber there; plaintiffs claimed that the common was part of the waste of the lord of the manor of Compton Berwick otherwise Berwick St John

OLD ESTATE ACCOUNTS  [no ref. or date]

Accounts of Thomas Remys, land steward and receiver-general of the monies of Philip Seyntclere, kt  SAS/G11/1  1396-1400

A long roll

Contents:
Accounting for receipts from manors in various counties to the sum of £609 8s 8d and including payments on behalf of the lord and his lady amounting to £725 4s 5½d
The Sussex estates are Brambletye and Lavertye; Newenham, Lampham, Tarring; Heighton; Jevington, Exceat and Brighton

Account of Thomas Remys, receiver of the monies of Philip Seyntclere, kt, for two years and one term  SAS/G11/2  1400-1402

Contents:
The Receipts, none from Sussex estates, amount to £133 8s 1¼d. The total of the payments is £233 10s 3d

Account of William Waleys, kt, chamberlain of Ringmer  SAS/G11/3  1403-1404

Account of the parker of the archbishop of Canterbury's Plashett Park in Ringmer  SAS/G11/4  1413

A series of annual accounts similar to SAS/G11/4  SAS/G11/5  1426-1453

Account of Harry Saunder, receiver to John Gage esq  SAS/G11/6  1503-1504

Contents:
Surrey: Burstow, Hedgecourt and Merdon; Sussex: Heighton St Clere, Tarring; Buckinghamshire: manor of Aston Clinton
Payments include fine for refusing the order of knighthood

Account of Harry Saunder, receiver to John Gage esq  SAS/G11/7  1504-1505

Account of Harry Saunder, receiver to John Gage esq  SAS/G11/8  1505-1506

Account of the bailiffs, farmers and reeves of the manors, lands and tenements belonging to John Gage, esq  SAS/G11/9  1507-1508

Contents:
South Burstow William Rolff, bailiff
Hedgecourt John Chater, bailiff
Heighton Robert Chalcroft, bailiff of the manor of Heighton St Clere and Tarring Payments include: 47s 6d and 30s allowed to John Roll for his surrender of his lease of the demesne lands of the manor of Heighton into the hands of the lord by agreement of the lord, and 2s for a mare unlawfully seized for a heriot of one Reede Cattle bought: 56s
8d for half hundred of sheep bought for store of the lord's house, 50s and for a horse bought of the said accountant, 6s 8d
Aston Clinton William Byrkynshawe, bailiff

Burstow Account of John Bray, farmer and collector of rents and woodward of the lord  SAS/G11/10  1546-1547

Bailiffs' accounts of the manors of Lamport in Eastbourne, Eastbourne, Eckington [in Ripe], Alciston, Maresfeld, Heighton, Shovelstrode, Friston and Exceat, Hosiers and Ranscombe  SAS/G11/11  1562-1563

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/12  1563-1564

Contents:
Alciston John Fawkener, bailiff
Alciston William Grint, woodward
Hosiers Arnold Bal, bailiff
Friston with Exceat Thomas Seymour, farmer
Lamport in Eastbourne John Joyner, receiver
Eckington John Howell, reeve
Bestenover Stephen Underdowne, farmer
Burstow John Tyrrell, farmer
Hedgecourt John Thorpe, farmer and collector
Shovelstrode Roger Baulcombe, bailiff
Maresfield William Bamber, reeve
Ditchling Robert Chatfield, reeve
Heighton St Clere John Ballard, reeve
Ranscombe John Page, bailiff

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/13  1570-1571

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/14  1571-1572

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/15  1572-1573

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/16  1573-1574

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/17  1577-1578

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/18  1578-1579

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/19  1598-1599

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/20  1599-1600

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/21  1600-1601

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/22  1601-1602

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/23  1604-1605

Officers' accounts of various manors  SAS/G11/24  1618-1619

Accounts  SAS/G11/25  1613-1617

Contents:
Receipts arranged by manors for farms, quitrents and extraordinary receipts (stock); payments of pensions and annuities, 1613-1614; payments of interest, law-costs and debts, 1614

Accounts of receipts by Christopher Herbert, arranged by manor  SAS/G11/26  1622-1628


Related information: for accounts of the estate during the minority of John Gage, bt, 1654-1663, see SAS/G45/30

Contents:
Extracts
1627 Exceat 'There were 2 anchors and one cable taken, the one as a wreck, the other by composition for goods worth £3, but both the anchors were stolen away out of the little house, the cable brought home. The water mill was pulled down'
1628 of Clerk of Shoreham for his anchor and cable being driven on shore by a Frenchman when he was loaded with the king's provision for the navy 10s

Analysis of the accounts of George Vaughan as G11/26 arranged by type of income  SAS/G11/27  25 Jun 1668-29 Sep 1670

Accounts of Thomas Lockier of receipts and payments by manor  SAS/G11/28  1678-1682


Related information: for a similar volume, 1715-1779, see SAS/G16/90

Accounts of Henry Lloyd  SAS/G11/29  1701-1702

Contents:
Brief rental and details of income from timber with very detailed expenditure aranged by type

Accounts of Mr Pettit  SAS/G11/30  1742-1744

Particulars and valuation by John Ellis of Ranscombe Farm in occupation of Thomas Morris  SAS/G11/31  1825-1826

Particulars and valuation by John Ellis of Preston Farm in occupation of John Stevens  SAS/G11/32  1825-1826

Particulars and valuation by John Ellis of Southerham [in South Malling], in occupation of William Stunt  SAS/G11/33  1825-1826

Particulars and valuation by John Ellis of Bushey Lodge Farm in Firle in occupation of William Child  SAS/G11/34  1825-1826

BOLNEY LANDS IN FIRLE, BENTLEY FARM IN FRAMFIELD AND OTHER LANDS  [no ref. or date]

Sale of timber for £50  SAS/G12/1  16 Oct 1529

Contents:
Henry [Percy], Earl of Northumberland to John Gage, kt, vice-chamberlain to the king, and Robert Fowler of Alciston, yeoman
All the wood and underwood on the manor of Heringauds otherwise Waldron, and on lands late in the tenure of Richard Frankwell, except 10a reserved to HP
Right of entry to cut and carry for ten years

Quitclaim  SAS/G12/2  21 Feb 1530

Contents:
Agnes Bolney, widow of Edward Bolney of Canterbury, esq, to John Bolney, esq, son and heir of Richard Bolney, esq, who was son and heir of EB's father Bartholomew Bolney
The site, mansion house, buildings and land of the manor of Amyse (4a) in West Firle (N: road from Heighton to West Firle church; W: a watering place called the Gutter; S: a lane from the place called Uptowns to West Firle church; E: land of John Gage, kt called the Shelffe), part of the manor of Amyse which AB held for life with remainder to JB, as appears by deed of 8 Apr 1487
W: Christopher Hales, Paul Richemond

Conveyance (bargain and sale)  SAS/G12/3  11 Apr 1530

Contents:
John Bolney of Bolney, esq, son and heir of Richard Bolney, who was son and heir of Bartholomew Bolney, to John Gage, kt
The principal site and mansion place of the manor of Amyse, with houses, buildings and land (4a) in West Firle (bounds as SAS/G12/2)
Covenant that no rent, custom or suit of the manor of Amyse to be taken as granted; a rent of 40s to be payable to JB out of the site and out of JG's land in West Firle called the Shelffe, the Ten Acres, the Herst, Alcowte and the Long Acre
Covenant that if JG should purchase lands to the yearly value of 40s or more in Bolney, West Firle or Eastbourne adjoining lands of JB, and should offer them to JB and be refused, then the rent of 40s should cease
W: John Hales, one of the barons of the exchequer, Christopher Hales, gent, attorney of the king, Thomas at Cheker, Edmund Gadbury, John Colyer

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G12/4  11 May 1530

Contents:
William Fitzwilliam, kt, treasurer of the household, Henry Guldeford, kt, controller of the household, Anthony Browne, kt, Henry Browne, esq and John Guldeford, gent, against John Bolney of Bolney, esq, of a messuage, garden, curtilage, orchard and 3a of land in West Firle

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £120  SAS/G12/5  11 May 1532

Contents:
John Bolney to John Gage, kt
1 13a 1½r (1a 1r Called the Gutter and the lynk; ½r called Frogplace lying in a corner next land called Hossyars and the Herst; 2a lying in the Wymark (heading S: land of John Joyner; N: road from Alfriston to Lewes; siding W: land called Richardslands; E: 1a of John Joyner); 2a in a field called the Ten Acres (which 2a JB's grandfather Bartholomew Bolney had by exchange of Richard Selewyne for 2a lying near Crowmere in two parcels of 5r and 3r); 8a called the Herst (heading S: stream called the Gutter and a piece of land called Hossyars; N: land of John Mascall called the Hert; siding E: lane to Hollendalle; W: the common field called the Herst)
2 All JB's land (13a 3r) in Smetheforland (9a in the common laines called Smetheforlang (heading E: Richards Land; W: the droveway from the parsonage of West Firle to the Down; siding N: parsonage land; S: the Down); 2a in Smetheforlang (heading E: Richards Land; W: the Droveway; siding S: parsonage land; N: land of John Alger); 1a 3r in Smetheforlang (heading W: the Droveway; E: Richardslands; siding S: a parcel of parsonage land; N: land of John Alger); 1a called Postern Acre (heading E: Richardslands; W: the Droveway; siding S: ½a called Levetts, which Giles Fynes, esq, lately purchased; N: 1a of Giles Fynes, late Levetts)
3 All JB's lands, tenements and commons in Compton in West Firle and the lands and tenements called Bentleys and all other his lands and tenements in [East] Hoathly
4 40s Rentcharge issuing out of the principal site and mansion place of the manor of Amys as by deed of 11 Apr 1530 [SAS/G12/3]
W: Thomas at Cheker, John Colyar, Alexander Sampson

Grant in reversion  SAS/G12/6  25 Nov 1539

Contents:
Henry Polsted, gent, to John Brakenbury
1 The office of keeper of the park of Ringmer and the custody of the park from the death of William Corneford, then holding the office, for the life of JB
2 A yearly rent of 60s 10d with the other rewards and profits belonging to the office in accordance with deeds made between [Thomas Cranmer] archbishop of Canterbury and HP

Exchange  SAS/G12/7  30 Sep 1543

Contents:
John Bolney, esq to John Gage, kt
Two parcels of land or pasture enclosed (3a 1r) adjacent to a stream running through the middle of the land in West Firle (S: the churchyard; W: land of John Joyner and Robert Joyner; N: the common field called the Herst; E: land of JG, late Hosiers)
JG gives to JB in exchange
3a 1r Arable in West Firle (1a 1r S: the chalkpit; E: land of JB; W: land of the rectory of West Firle; N: land of Robert Wyrgar; 2a in Pettlonde furlong W: the common way from Lewes to the borstall of Newehelme; S: land late Richard Sawnder; N: land of JB)

Licence to alienate (letters patent)  SAS/G12/8  6 Nov 1546

Contents:
Thomas [Cranmer], archbishop of Canterbury, to grant to John Delve for life, remainder to James Gage, esq, and his wife Joan, as freehold, the following lands formerly held as copyhold of TC's manor of South Malling:
A messuage with adjoining garden and two pieces of land called Homefeld and Woodrede (together 16a of old assert) sometime Bentleys, quitrent 16d
2a New assert called Pecchams Pettes with a parcel of land next the Broyle and land in Sifletebroke, quitrent 2s 5d
1a Old assert sometime Peter Bentley's, quitrent 3d
A virgate of bondland of the first virgate of Bentley in the tithing of Peccham in Framfield, quitrent 8s
A messuage and ferling of bondland called Trichefardinge, quitrent 4s 6d
A messuage and a ferling and a half of bondland of the second virgate of Bentley called Fulborne and a garden (1a) of bondland of the same virgate, quitrent 6s 9d
1 Shareland in two parcels, quitrent 22½d
3a New assert, quitrent 12d
2a Old assert in Framfield in the ward of Sifletebroke, quitrent 2d
A ferling and a half of the second virgate of Bentley, quitrent 6s 9d
A parcel of shareland lying next the Broyle, quitrent 12d
A cottage with garden and 5a of land in Framfield in Coupers Hatch, quitrent 5d
A Messuage with adjoining garden (N: Istedes Broke; E: road from Blackboys to Browninges Broke on the east (9a of middle assert) in Framfield in the ward of Bernett, quitrent 18d
A messuage with garden and crofts of land (7a 3r) new assert land in Framfield in the ward of Sifletebroke
2a New assert called Hobynyscroft in Framfield in the ward of Sifletebroke, quitrent 2s 2d
Messuage and 5a of old assert sometime Tybbys and 5½a of new assert called Newland, quitrent 5s 7d
½ Rood of new assert by the lane leading to the messuage and a daywork upon which is built a house next the said messuage in Framfield, quitrent 1d
A parcel of drovelands (16a) quitrent 12d
The premises to be granted with 3a of the forest, park or waste land of the Broyle next the messuage of Bentley by the metes and bounds newly placed
Rent for the 3a 12d and for the other premises 57s 9d, suit of court once a year or 12d, relief on alienation or death 1 year's rent at which the premises were held at will, and for the 3a, 12d and heriot

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £40  SAS/G12/9  20 May 1560

Contents:
Edward Gage, kt, to James Gage of Framfeld, esq
A yearly rent of £12 9s 10½d for the manor of Horsted and the park of Mote and other lands granted to JG by letters patent, 12 Dec 1556, which rent was, by letters patent, 11 May 1560 granted to EG for life with remainder to JG

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G12/10  20 Sep 1578

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq and Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield]
A rent of 7s 6d, suit of court and other services due by JG for lands in Laughton and Firle held of EG's manor of Mote, to the intent that the rent and services should be extinguished
W: John Comber, John Fawkener

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G12/11  20 Sep 1578

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq and Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq
Parcel of bushy land or pasture near Hawkesbridge called Bolney's Lands; parcel of woodland and pasture near the same called Bentley Lands(110a) in East Hoathly and Laughton, held by JG of Henry [Nevill], Lord of Abergavenny's manor of Beverington
W: John Comber, John Fawkenor

Settlement  SAS/G12/12  25 Jun 1610

Contents:
Edward Gage of Bentley in Framfield, esq, and Thomas Carrill of Bontons in Shipley, kt, and Thomas Tyndall the elder of Arlington, gent
Capital messuage and mansion house called Bentley, and all buildings and lands in Framfield
Piece of land (4½a) in East Hoathly (S: the common or waste called Tarbledoune)
62a Called Martins Land and High Hothes in East Hoathly (W: road from East Hoathly to Laughton)
Manor of Little Horsted otherwise the Mote in Little Horsted or elsewhere
Messuage or tenement called Sharpes and 60a in Framfield and Little Horsted
37a Called Bredneys with Bredney Barn and Bredney Meade and Horsted Land otherwise Eastfeild, Julians, Wishe; all in Little Horsted
Lands in Ripe, Tilton, marsh in Hailsham, the manor of Stratford Tony in Wiltshire and land in Kent (specified, as SAS/G12/16)
In favour of EG's nephew Edward Gage of Wormesley, Hereford, esq, and cousin John Gage late of Haling, Surrey, esq, and in part performance of the will of EG's father James Gage, esq, of which he was executor
W: John Shelley, Peter Carew, John Maulster, Richard Garnett, Robert Huchinson

Lease for 15 years at £30  SAS/G12/13  4 Feb 1626

Contents:
Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq, to John Stanfield of the Cliffe near Lewes, gent and Thomas Lusher of Little Horsted
All his manors, lands, tenements and hereditaments in Framfield, Ringmer, Little Horsted, East Hoathly and Hailsham (except the capital mansion house of Bentley in Framfield and all houses, buildings belonging lying within the warren pale, and also except the grounds enclosed with the pales of the warren of Bentley or between the warren, or the capital messuage and the park or grounds called the Broyle and the lands lying between the Pumphouse Gate and the Broyle and enclosed with a hedge reaching from or near the same gate to the Broyle and adjoining to two closes called the Six Acres and the Ten Acres)
In consideration of the payment EG's debts listed in a schedule; schedule of six debts amounting to £720
W: Edmund Butler, Roland Mather, Walter Hendley, John Burges

Assignment  SAS/G12/14  16 Dec 1626

Contents:
John Wright of Weybridge, Surrey, gent, to George Kempe of Pentlow, Essex, esq, and Thomas Bendelowes of Brenthall, Essex, esq
Two parts of a barn and of the tithes of corn and hay in Southerham [in South Malling] of which Edward Gage of Framfield, esq, a recusant, had a lease for 11 years, and also the following of EG's messuages and lands (described in detail as in SAS/G12/12)
Two parts of the capital messuage of Bentley and lands belonging
The manor of Little Horsted otherwise the Mote; Sharpes; Bredney lands; Brockhills;
300a Of land in Framfield occupied by John Stanfeild and Lusher; marsh in Hailsham
Granted to JW for 41 years, if the premises were so long in the King's hands by reason of EG's recusancy, at a rent of £66 13s 4d
W: John Gage, William Holt, Christopher Vincent, Francis Perkins, Jo Rutland

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G12/15  1 Sep 1640

Contents:
William Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq, Henry Compton of Brambletye [in East Grinstead], kt and his son and heir Richard Compton; in fulfilment of an agreement made upon WG's marriage with Bridget Timperley, a daughter of Sir Thomas Timperley, (WG being then under age) of the capital messuage of Bentley and lands belonging, John Vines' farm, Weller's farm, Waterman's farm and marshlands in Hailsham and lands in Ripe and Tilton [in Selmeston]
W: Richard Goddard, William Leftart, Thomas Moore, Philip Moore

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G12/16  1 Nov 1657

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Tilton [in Selmeston], esq and his wife Ann, John Carrill the younger of Harting, gent, John Greene of Holborn in St Giles in the Fields, Middlesex, gent, and Adam Browne of Bedford [recte Betchworth] Castle, Surrey, esq, and George Browne of Buckland, Sursey, esq in consideration of a marriage portion paid by AG's brother Edward Cotton of Richmond in Surrey, gent
The capital mansion house called Bentley [in Framfield] with lands called the Warren, the Pompehouse Meade, Lushfield, the Pond, the High Readens, the Knowle, the Summerwell, the Copyhold, the two Upper Fulbarnes, the Fulbarne Gardens and the two bottoms belonging to them, the Great Fulbarne, the Mill Mead, the Heele, the Saltwells, the Apkins Mead, the Bridgefield and the Bottome, the Script Croft and the Westfields
John Vyne's, Wellar's, Waterman's and Lusher's Farms in Framfield; Brockwell Farm with the lands belonging to Eastons Farm and a watermill used with it, and lands called Breadneys in Little Horsted
Marshlands in Hailsham called Rushmersh occupied by Edward Calverley; messuage called Sharpes and 80a in Framfield and Little Horsted; two fields, one (7a) abutting S on the road from Ripe to Firle, and the other (11a) abutting N: on a road called Porke Hall Lane
The manor, tenement and farm of Tilton with Tilton Down and 209a over and above Tilton Down, in Selmeston and Alciston, occupied by John Walker
Homestall Marsh (32a) in Hailsham
20a Of upland called The Deanes in Hailsham (W: road from Hailsham to Herstmonceux)
The manor farm or tenement of Towland otherwise Towneland in Woodchurch, Kent
The mansion house and farm called Benchill in Woodchurch and Kenardington, Kent
W: C Briant, Jo Staley, Edward Belson, John Pell

Settlement  SAS/G12/17  7 Jun 1658

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Tilton [in Selmeston], esq and his wife Frances, daughter of John Plumpton of Plumpton, esq, deceased, with John Carrill the younger of Harting, gent and John Greene of Holborn, Mx, gent and John Linn of St Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, gent, and John Lloyd of St Martin in the Fields, Middlesex, gent, in consideration of the marriage portion of Ann Gage deceased, the first wife of the said Thomas Gage, of the manors, lands and premises described in SAS/G12/16 for the benefit of TG's only son Henry Gage, and TG's sons by his wife Frances
W: George Peedle, Hugh Wadsworth

Inventory of the goods and chattels of Thomas Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq, deceased  SAS/G12/18  10 Aug 1682

Contents:
Appraised by Thomas Alchorne, gent, Storer Bithwood and James Attree, appraisers

Mortgage for £1000  SAS/G12/19  23 Dec 1682

Contents:
Henry Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq to Thomas Alchorne of Sandhill in Framfield, gent
The manor and farm of Tilton and two fields in Ripe (as before described)
W: Thomas Medley, James Attree, Charles Harison

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G12/20  20 May 1687

Contents:
Henry Gage of Brambletye in East Grinstead, esq, and his wife Elizabeth Boteler otherwise Elizabeth Gage, and James Graves of West Firle, gent
Capital mansion house of Bentley, and lands belonging called the Warren, Pumphouse Meade, the Two fields, Lushfield, the Pond, the High Riddens, the Knowle, the Sumerwell, the Copyhold, the Two Upper Fulbarnes, the Fulbarne gardens and the Two Bottoms belonging to the Great Fulbarnes, the Mill meade, the Heale, the Saltwell, the Apkins meade, the Bridgefeild, and the Bottome, the Script croft and the Westfeild, all in Framfield in the tenure of John Foord deceased, and then of Richard Hart
Messuage, barns, buildings called Vines Farm and parcel of Bentley lands (50a) in Framfield, late in tenure of John Vine and then of John Parris
Farm called Watermans Farm and 28a at Coopers Hatch in Framfield, late in tenure of Waterman and then of William Attree
Messuage barn and 28a called Lushers Farm at Coopers Hatch, late in tenure of William Lusher and then of William Attree
Manor of Little Horsted otherwise the Mote, and all messuages and land belonging in the tenures of Henry Gage, John Reade and William Attree
Messuage or tenement and farm called Brochells or Brickwells Farm, with the lands belonging to Easons otherwise Sharpes farm, (80a) in Framfield and Little Horsted, late in occupation of Robert Parris
Lands and tenements called Bredney otherwise Bredneymeade or Bradney Meade, Horsted Lands otherwise Eastlands, Juliana Feild and Julians Wish, (37a) in Little Horsted late in tenure of Thomas Whapham and then of Edward Chatfeild
Manor or farm of Tilton and lands and pasture called Tilton Down, also messuages, buildings, lands (209a) besides Tilton Down, in Selmeston and Alciston in the tenure of John Walker
Two fields in Ripe occupied by John Walker, one (7a) abutting on the highway from Ripe to Firle on the South; the other (11a) abutting on Pookhall Lane on the north
31½a of marsh called New Marsh in Hailsham (N: the Common Sewer or Haven); 32a called Homestall Marsh in Hailsham (N: Homestall Wall)
20a Of upland called Deanes in Hailsham (W: road from Hailsham to Herstmonceux) all in the tenure of Edmund Calverley, John Pupp and Abraham Bodle
Manor farm or tenement called Towlands otherwise Townelands in Woodchurch, Kent
Tenement and farm called Benchill in Woodchurch and Kenardington, Kent
W: with particulars from an attached memo: Richard Webb, James Selby, both barristers of the Inner Temple, Thomas Medley, Robert Southam, clerk to Mr Webb, Edward Cooke, a student or barrister in the Temple, son to one Mr Cooke a woolendraper in the borough of Southwark, Charles Fell, a kinsman of Mr Graves, Nicholas Hooper, a scrivener in Chancery Lane over against Lincoln's Inn Lane

Fine  SAS/G12/21  Trinity term 1687

Contents:
James Graves, gent, querent, and Henry Gage, esq, and his wife Elizabeth, deforciants, of the manor of the Mote and 7 messuages, 3 tofts, 10 barns, a dovehouse, 7 gardens, 7 orchards, 600a of land, 60a of meadow, 200a of pasture, 350a of wood, 50a marsh and 200a of furze and heath in Framfield, Little Horsted, Selmeston, Alciston, Ripe and Hailsham

Further mortgage for £2880 with further charge of £120  SAS/G12/22  14 Oct 1688

Contents:
Henry Gage of Brambletye in East Grinstead, esq, to Thomas Medley of Southover, gent
Lands before described: Bentley house and lands, Vynes Farm, Wellers Farm, Watermans Farm, Lushers Farm, the manor of Little Horsted otherwise the Mote, Brockells Farm and lands of Easons Farm and Bredney Lands, mortgaged for £2880,17 Jun 1687
W: with descriptions from an attached memo: William Harrison, at the Six Clerks' office in Chancery Lane, Richard Chaloner of Hollingborne in Kent, Ralph Parker, at the Globe Tavern in Flett Street, Edward Baughe, clerk to TM

Mortgage for £600  SAS/G12/23  29 Oct 1688

Contents:
Henry Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq to Samuel Hinde of London, gent
Tilton Farm and Marsh in Hailsham (as before described)
To be paid at the dwellinghouse of Sir Thomas Fowle, goldsmith in Fleet Street, London W: John Watkins, Robert Pym, Terry Sturgeon his servant

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1704 at £115  SAS/G12/24  15 Nov 1704

Contents:
Henry Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq to John Payne of East Grinstead, gent the capital messuage called Bentley and all buildings and the following lands: the Forestall, the Five Acres, the Eight Acres, the Eight Acres, the Kilefield, the Oldhouse Fields, Two Fields, the Little Warrens and the Great Warrens, the Scripbarne Field, the Westfield, the Two Shernours, the Bridgefield, the Saltwells, the Eight Acres, the three fields next Whitlocks, the Round Heal, the Scripcrofts, and Barnefield, the Napkins Bottom, the Foxham Fields, the Highrideings, the three Lishfields, the Pomphouse Bottom, the Pomphouse Mead; late occupied by Richard Hart, deceased
27a Adjoining the Broyle and the road to [? from] Coopers Hatch to Honyes Green, late occupied by Walter Dicker and William Maskell
W: William Ford, John Michell

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £50  SAS/G12/25  10 Jan 1715

Contents:
William Goring of Burton, bt, on behalf of William Gage, bt, an infant, to Francis Francis of Ringmer, yeoman
Two messuages or tenements, a barn and outhouses in the Plashett Park and all the enclosed ground called Plashett Park, (300a), in Ringmer
Timber reserved
W: John Peirce, Bernard Couvert

Fine  SAS/G12/26  Michaelmas term 1682

Contents:
Thomas Medley, gent, querent, and Henry Gage, esq, deforciant, of the manor of the Mote and 7 messuages, 7 barns, 3 tofts, 2 dovehouses, 7 gardens, 7 orchards, 600a of land, 60a meadow, 200a pasture, 350a wood, 50a fresh marsh, and 200a furze and heath in Framfield, Little Horsted, Selmeston, Alciston, Ripe and Hailsham

OLD LEASES  [no ref. or date]

Crowlink and Friston  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £60  SAS/G13/1  1 Sep 1593

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to ursula Fletcher of Friston, widow, and her son John Fletcher
A messuage or tenement called Crowlink, with all lands belonging; the demesne lands called Crowlink and Friston, late occupied by William Fletcher deceased, except waifs, strays and all other royalties
W: John Duke, Henry Collins, Thomas Fletcher

Lease, similar to SAS/G13/1, to John Fletcher  SAS/G13/2  3 Jul 1620

Contents:
W: Roland Mather, Edward Mattock, Robert Goulduine

Counterpart lease  SAS/G13/3  24 Oct 1670

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, kt and bt, to Nicholas Lucas of Friston, yeoman
Messuage or tenement with barns and stables called Crowlink and Friston and the following lands:
Croft on the north side of the way from Friston church to Eastdean (1a); close of pasture or meadow between Friston Church and Eastdean called Hobbs Hawes(27a); close of pasture there (4a); close of pasture there where a house was formerly built (30a); the several arable laines (100a); the Sheepdown (200a); parcel or close of pasture (1a) in the whole 365a in Friston
Timber and royalties excepted and liberty reserved to hawk, hunt, fish and fowl
W: George Vaughan, Henry Traylman

Counterpart lease for 7 years at £80  SAS/G13/4  28 Dec 1696

Contents:
John Gage of West Firle, bt, to Nicholas Willard of Friston, yeoman
The messuage called Crowlink and the lands particularly mentioned in last lease (Hobbs Hawes)
W: Thomas Morgan, William Lane

Counterpart lease for 11 years at £80  SAS/G13/5  20 Nov 1716

Contents:
William Gage, bt, to Nicholas Willard
Crowlink [in Friston] and premises as in former leases (Hobbshaws)
W: Bernard Couvat, John Michell
Endorsed: NW might denshire, break up and sow and have in tillage a parcel of furzy ground adjoining to Berlin Farm on the east (7a) not having more than 4 crops thereon and then leaving and laying of the same in 'wheat earsh'

Exceat  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for three years  SAS/G13/6  16 Dec 1577

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to Thomas Markwick of Eceat [in Westdean], yeoman
The manor house with barns and closes called Exceat, with all JG's arable lands at Exceat, then occupied by TM, and also 6a more arable land at Exceat lately appointed to TM for the amendment and bettering of his laines there
Three brooks or marshes on the north side of the Causeway of Exceat, leading from the manor house to Exceat Bridge
Rent, 20 quarters of wheat and 27 quarters of barley by the measure then used, with copps to every quarter according to the custom of the country
TM to find 'one sufficient man who shall give his daily and diligent attendance to and with the shepherd of the said John Gage during lambing time'; TM to be at liberty to have 10 wethers, 10 ewes and their sucking lambs, and 10 tegs going and pasturing with the flock of John Gage in Exeat and Friston; and the pasturing of 10 oxen, 8 kine and 2 or 3 horses in JG's land called Southcourt
W: John Comber, John Fawkner the younger

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £190  SAS/G13/7  30 Sep 1614

Contents:
John Gage of West Firle, esq to Galfryde otherwise Jeffrey Widgyer of Wick Street in Firle, yeoman
The messuage or tenement called Exceat and all lands belonging; also all JG's demesne lands called Exceat, Southcourt, Peverells in Exceat and Westdean, all lately occupied by James Brooke
W: Antony Rooper, Thomas Herisson
Endorsed: JW to have 20,000 tiles from the tile-oast within two years, to be employed upon the mansion house at Exceat, and that he should yearly pay at Christmas a fat Brawne at Firle Place

Counterpart lease for 21 years at 10s  SAS/G13/8  14 Jun 1626

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to John Hopkins of Exceat [in Westdean], miller, in consideration of the building and erecting of certain water corn-mills upon his river of Cuckmere near Exceat Bridge
JG's mills and mill places with the watercourse, sluices and appurtenances belonging; a piece of salt marsh (2a) lying to the mills
Excepting all fishes in the river and liberty of hawking, hunting, fishing and fowling
Covenant by JH to defend and keep that parcel of salt marsh on that side where he had new cast or made the new ditch or watercourse, and so much of the causeway as lieth adjoining to the said new ditch or watercourse
W: George Gage the younger, Simon Mayfeild

Lease for 7 years at £181  SAS/G13/9  2 May 1698

Contents:
John Gage of West Firle, bt, to Robert Tutt and John Tutt of Exceat [in Westdean], yeoman
The capital messuage or tenement and farm called Exceat with the tithe thereof (100a), occupied by RT
Covenant by RT and JT in the Summer before the expiration of the lease to lay off and preseve for winter pasture so much of the sheepdown let to them from the corner of the Ladders Hedg all along the Lincke round by the top of the hill above the shepherd's house and so along to the top of the Summer Down to the Clift, for which they are to be allowed £20
W: Henry Lloyd, Catherine Lusher, Grace Challoner

Counterpart lease for 14 years at £210  SAS/G13/10  27 Mar 1721

Contents:
William Gage of West Firle, bt, to Edward Stanford of Exceat [in Westdean], yeoman
The capital messuage or site of the manor of Exceat and the barns, buildings and all the demesne lands and the tithes arising from them as held by ES
ES to be allowed a half of all wreck goods salved by him
WG to allow 10 cords of wood out of Abbots Wood yearly for fuel; to repair the causeway leading towards and over the river from Exceat House to Seaford; to keep in repair the wall of 49a of the Salt Marsh which had been inned from the sea
ES to leave all the wattles and rackstalls in the closes at the end of the term for the use of WG
ES to have the use of the barns and closes and the field called Ladders with four granaries and two lodging chambers over the milkhouse and conveniency to dress and eat their meat in the house till the 1 May after the expiration of the lease
W: Nicholas Willard, Bernard Couvat

Bond for performance of covenants in SAS/G13/10  SAS/G13/11  27 Mar 1721

Counterpart lease for lives at £5 6s 8d  SAS/G13/12  24 Jul 1688


Related information: For a lease as SAS/G13/12, 25 Jan 1696, see SAS/G46/8

Contents:
William Emes of Ash, Surrey, clerk, prebendary of the prebend of Exceat in Chichester Cathedral, to John Gage of Firle, bt, and James Graves of Firle, esq
The prebend of Exceat and all glebelands, tithes and other profits belonging in Exceat or Westdean
For the lives of JG's son Henry Gage, John Peirce the younger, and Thomas Peirce, sons of John Peirce of Firle, yeoman, and the longest liver of them
W: J Stapley, Anthony Kempe, William Copage, John Relf

Lease for 21 years at £63  SAS/G13/13  30 Jun 1786

Contents:
Robert [Lowth], bishop of London, to William Hall Gage, Viscount Gage
All glebelands and tithes in the parish of Exceat and from certain lands part of Westdean farm

Firle  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £2  SAS/G13/14  3 Oct 1577

Contents:
John Gage, esq to John Ballard of Firle, serjeant and bailiff of husbandry to JG
A cottage and a barn newly erected and one wist of land (9a 3½) and common of pasture for 2 kine and 16 sheep and 1 mare in Firle; the premises lately purchased of one Rowlle, lying as follows:
The house and barn, built upon a garden plot (1r) called Hooks in Wick Street (S: land of Adam Ranger; W: a little lane into a field called Twitowne; N: road from Pevensey to Lewes; E: land of Thomas Ballard sometime of Bartholomew Ballard)
3a (S, N: land of the canons of Chichester; heading W: a droveway to the Hales; E: land of the heirs of William Barnden)
3 roods in the Morelands (E: land of Thomas Ballard of Wick Street, sometime John Ballard; W: land of Thomas Ballard of Smalebridge; heading S: road from Pevensey to Lewes; N: land of the heirs of William Heale called Bredfeld)
3a in Moorelands (E: land of Lord Mountague; N: land called Lotts; S: Pevensey - Lewes road; W: land of JG, the canons of Chichester and Edward Pelland)
½a in the field called Twitowne in Allands Furlong (W: land of John Jeffrey, kt, Chief Baron of the exchequer; E: land of Edward Pelland and land of Thomas Ballard called the Hooks)
½a in the Kyte Birge (W: land of John Jeffrey, kt; E: Adam Ranger)
½a in Brodewish (W, N: John Jeffrey, kt; E: Edward Pelland; S: land of JG, part of his manor of Hosiers)
½a in Charny (W: copyhold land of Arnold Balle late Anthony Pelham, esq; E: land of JG, part of Hosiers; N: the common stream called the Rich; S: the common stream called the millstream)
1 rood in the Corner Wish (N: land of Arnold Balle called Angers; S: John Joyner;
½ rood in the Corner Wish (N: Thomas Ballard of Smalebridge; S: Lord Mountague)
½a Residue in Bergers Field (E: George Ballard sometime Bartholomew Ballard; S: land of Bartholomew Ballard called Hollow Poole; N: land of Adam Ranger called the Lacke)
W: John Comber, John Fawkener

Lease for 21 years at £10  SAS/G13/15  20 Nov 1593

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Henry Collins of Firle
18a 3r of arable land, 20½a pasture and 15a 1r meadow, in Firle, with half the barn half the close and half the garden sometime occupied by Adam Barrenden and then of William Bartholomew
W: Thomas Gilderege and Henry Crosse
Attached: schedule of the lands

Counterpart lease for 6 years at £10  SAS/G13/16  20 Oct 1616

Contents:
John Gage, esq to William Ballard of Firle, yeoman
A messuage or tenement with buildings and several parcels of ground: a croft of ½a arable land next the messuage; 2a arable called the West Petlands; Standford Field, arable, 3a; the Hungerland arable, 4a; the East Petlands, 8a pasture; the Common, 6a pasture; the Wishe of Heighton, 1½a meadow; and in the Wish of Firle, 2a meadow; all late in tenure of John Ballard deceased
W: Thomas Herisson, William Steede

Counterpart lease for 7 years at £7  SAS/G13/17  1 Mar 1623

Contents:
John Gage of West Firle, bt, to Michael Stert the elder, of West Firle, yeoman, and one of his sons Michael Stert the younger
A parcel of ground called the Great Lake in West Firle
W: Christopher Herbert, John Guilderedge

Counterpart lease for 15 years at £10  SAS/G13/18  3 Oct 1632

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to John Vynall of Firle, husbandman
A messuage or tenement and barn called Rolfes, and lands as follows: The Homeland, 1a; The Petlands, 10a; 2a of arable called the Petlands; 2a in the common Wish; 1½a in the Tenant Wish; 6a called the Common; 4a called the Hunger land; A field near Standford Bridge, 3½a; all in Firle, occupied by JV
W: Robert Pickering, John Guilderedge, Awbrey Batherne

Counterpart lease for 6 years at £10  SAS/G13/19  2 Apr 1634

Contents:
John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq, Thomas Pordage of Radmersham, Kent, esq, Augustine Belson of Brill, Buckinghamshire, esq, Edward Smith of London, gent, and Thomas Roper of London, gent (executors of the will of John Gage, bt, deceased) to John Howbeame of Firle, miller, and Edward Howbeame of Firle, yeoman
The windmill with appurtenances in West Firle
W: Robert Pickering, John Guilderedge, Aubrey Batherne

Bond for performance of covenants in SAS/G13/19  SAS/G13/20  2 Apr 1634

Counterpart lease for 5 years at £97  SAS/G13/21  17 Jun 1635

Contents:
John Thetcher and others (as in last lease) to William Howard of Firle, kt
The Great Barn in the Stable Close, with the stable adjoining and the Middle Stable, Misteeds Barn and lands as follows: The Ten Acres; Wales; Hollendale Garden; and the Four Hollendales (in the whole 65a); the Hastleaze (30a) with a barn thereon; the Upper Rishetts and the Lower Rishetts, (33a); the Sharpe Rides and the Thistleford croft (21a) and 20a at the NW end of the Great Wishe, together with pasture of the residue of the same; all in Firle occupied by WH
W: Anthony Mattocke, Robert Pickering, John Guilderedg, Aubrey Batherne

Counterpart lease for 5 years at £137  SAS/G13/22  17 Jun 1635

Contents:
John Thetcher and others to William Howard of Firle, kt, and William Mattocke of Firle, gent
Parcel of land called the Sheepe Doune, arable lands called the Westlaynes, Eastlaynes, the Long Acre and the Shelf, (in the whole 119a); the Upper Shelf (6a); the Upper Comptons in four fields (39a); the Brooke (24a); the Westleaze (30a)

Counterpart lease  SAS/G13/23  29 May 1641

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, to Thomas Cossam of Firle, yeoman
Two barns called the Stable Barn and Misteeds Barn; a moiety of the sheepdown in the tenure of Thomas Winchester; the arable lands called Westlanes (60a) in occupation of Thomas Winchester; two parcels of pasture called the Upper Comptons, 19½a; the Upper Shelf, 3a; the Ten Acres, 20a the Wales, 7a; the Hollandale Gardens, 7a; four parcels called Hollandales, 31a; the Upper and Lower Rushetts, 33a; Thistleford and the Sharpe Rides, 21a
All in Firle, occupied by Thomas Winchester; timber, chalk and marl, and the windmill, excepted
W: Robert Pickering, Aubrey Batherne, Thomas Symonds

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £30 12s  SAS/G13/24  7 Dec 1647

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to Alexander Alchorne of Firle, yeoman
Parcel of land called the Westleaze (15a) and three parcels called the Comptons (31a); all in Firle occupied by AA
W: Robert Pickering, Thomas Harrison, Thomas Moore

Counterpart lease for 9 years at £10  SAS/G13/25  20 Mar 1650

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to Richard Child of Firle, miller
The corn windmill called Firle Windmill and all the tools and implements belonging (1 cable rope, 2 millbills, and 1 cross of iron, with other small implements), occupied by RC
W: Robert Pickering, William Coby

Lease for 21 years at £36  SAS/G13/26  10 Nov 1664

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to John Shoebridge of West Firle, butcher
Messuage or tenement called Uplond, with all buildings and the grounds used therewith (20a 1r of arable; 16½a meadow and 23a and 1½ roods of pasture) in Firle, occupied by JS
W: Robert Pickering, Robert Throckmorton

Lease for 11 years at £74  SAS/G13/27  27 Feb 1665

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to John Walcott the elder of West Firle, yeoman
A messuage, tenement or farmhouse called 'Thomas his Farm', with barn, stables and a close of pasture ground on the S side of the tenement (about 1a); a close of pasture adjoining Heighton Street on the east, about 1a; 19a arable in two parcels in Millfield; 12a of arable in two parcels in the tenant laines; a close of pasture called the Milhil close, 4a; a close of pasture at Stanford Bridge called Smithfield, 4a; a close called Eastham, 3a; the French Lands, 4a; three closes of pasture called the Commons, 22a; a close called Pookbridge Close, 2a; 7a of meadow in the Wishes of Firle; 10a of meadow and pasture in two severals called Kentswood; the Lakes, 22a; the Southam, 17a; three several grounds called the Bramlands, 12a; the Lanthorne, pasture, 3a
All in Firle, occupied by JW and his son Thomas Walcott

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1699 at £300  SAS/G13/28  1 Feb 1700

Contents:
Rowland Stanley of Wootton Castle, Cheshire, bt, William Goring of Burton, Sussex, bt, Joseph Gage of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, esq and Henry Gage of Bentley, in Framfeild, esq (trustees of Thomas Gate, bt) to John Peirse of West Firle, gent
The Heighton Barn, the Misted Barn, the Thomases Barn, and the Tindalls Barn, with the closes or gaterooms belonging; the closes or gaterooms belonging to Orells Barn, lately burnt down, and the following lands: 69a of arable land lying from the way going up to Firle mill unto certain arable lands of James Graves, gent, on the west; the Twenty eighty Acres, 28a; the Shelf, 9a; the Long acres, 14a; 8a of arable at the lower end of the tenant laine next the highway; a piece (3a); the Compton fields, 38a; Milhill croft, 2a; Stanford field, 4a; the Bramlands croft, 3a; all arable (together 178a)
The following meadow and pasture: the Ten acres, 10a; the Homeland, 4a; the croft, 1a; Thomas croft, 1a; the Green Shelf, 9a; the Oval, 2a; the Cheaplands, 4a; Southam, 17a; Lulham-feild, 12a; Salters Dale, 8a; Long Furlong, 8a; Little Lulham field, 4a; Eastham, 7a; Frenchlands, 4a; Little Lake, 8a; Orels Common, 4a; the Court Wards, 14a; the Great Lake, 21a; Great Apterwell, 14a; the Commons, 21a; the Barne Lease, 30a; Middle Lease, 40a; West Lease, 30a; the Great brooke, 24a; Little Brooke, 5a; in Heighton Wishes, 8a; the Great Wish, 30a; Kentswood, 10a; Barrows croft, 2a; Pookbridge field, 2a; Little Apterwell, 3a; Turkseye croft, 2a; Sharpe Rides, 14a; the Wine Tare, 10a; the Rough Wine Tare, 7a; Upper Rushett, 14a; Thistle foot croft, 6a; the Neither Rushett, 19a; the Gussell, 2a; also the Sheepdoune called the Place doun, 300a Also Cowleazes, heretofore 20a, but since reduced by consent to 12
W: Thomas Medley, Henry Lloyd, Eliott Richbell

Lease for 56 years at £1 10s  SAS/G13/29  12 Mar 1805

Contents:
Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage, to Edward Verrall of West Firle, miller
Piece of ground whereon the windmill called Firle Windmill had lately been erected at EV's expense

Counterpart of SAS/G13/29  SAS/G13/30  12 Mar 1805

Contents:
W: J Hoper

Heighton  [no ref. or date]

Lease for 23 years at £4 15s  SAS/G13/31  4 Aug 1501

Contents:
John Gage esq, to John Roull of West Firle, husbandman
The manor of Heighton with appurtenances in West Firle
Rents of tenants, heriots, reliefs belonging to the said manor excepted
Blank seal. No signature, no witnesses

Lease for the grantor's life at £1 6s 8d  SAS/G13/32  6 Jan 1504

Contents:
Richard Grace of Ewell, Surrey, yeoman, and his wife Alice (late the wife of William Roll of Firle, Sussex, yeoman), to WR's son John Roll
A tenement in Heighton in Firle, late new builded by WR, and in which Alice lately dwelt; also another little tenement in Heighton called Thunders
To hold for Alice's life

Lease for 21 years at £1 0s 8d  SAS/G13/33  10 Jun 1538

Contents:
John Roll the elder of Hynd in [West] Tarring, to William Ballard of Firle, husbandman
A tenement and 8a of land and 7 Cowleas, a garden plot called Thunders Garden in the borough of Heighton in Firle, with ½a Of pasture in Firle in the croft called Hungrelond

Lease for 20 years at £7 5s  SAS/G13/34  20 Mar 1578

Contents:
John Gage esq, to Hugh Thornicroft of Firle, husbandman
Messuage, barn, stable, garden and croft (3½a) in Heighton Streete (W: JG's land called Wales; S: the Ten Acres; E: road through the middle of Heighton Street; N: the tenement of Robert Alwark); 10½a of arable land upon the Mylhill (E: land of Thomas Thomas; N: Lawrence Ballard; W: John Ballard the elder and John Colvill; S: lands of James Thetcher and JG)
Garden and arable land (1a 3r 20p) lying together (E: land of George Colvill called the Horslands; W: road through Heighton Street; N: the house of John Ballard the younger; S: Thundersland)
Croft (3a 1r 20p) called the Chapland (W: JG's land called Wintersfeld; E, S: Edward Pelland; N: John Yonge)
Field (13a 2r 20p) called the Court Worth (W: JG's land called the Estlease; E: land of Edward Gage, esq, called Wycklands; S: JG's land called the Lake; N: land of one Greene of London called Lytle Lulham)
Parcel of meadow (2a 1r 20p) called the Gosell (N: JG's land called Thystellforde; S, W: John Colvyll; E: JG)
Pasture field (8a) called Longe Furlong (N, W: John Colvyll; E: JG's land called the Herst; S: road from Lewes to Selmeston)
5a Of meadow on the E of the Great Broke (N, W: the watercourse; E, S: JG's land)
W: Thomas Gage, John Comber

Lease for 21 years from grantor's death  SAS/G13/35  20 Aug 1596

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Henry Guldeford, Ralph Hare, Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esqs, and Francis Eyerman, gent
The manors of Heighton St Clere and Hosiers, and JG's capital messuage and mansion house of Firle, and all other his messuages, lands and tenements in Heighton St Clere, Hosiers and Firle
Term 21 years from JG's death on trust to perform his last will
W: Thomas Gilderege, Henry Collins, John Guilderedge, Henry Crosse

Counterpart lease  SAS/G13/36  10 Jan 1597

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Hugh Thorniecroft of Firle, husbandman
Messuage in Heighton Street and other premises as in lease of 20 Mar 1578

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £15  SAS/G13/37  20 Oct 1616

Contents:
John Gage, esq to John Guilderedge of Firle, gent
Messuage and tenement called Pattricks Farm, with all houses, barns as lately in tenure of Thomas Pattrick deceased, and the following land:-
Piece of arable land called the Hemp Garden, adjoining to the garden of the messuage (1½a); The Milhill (19a) on the south east side of Milhill; 8a of arable in the upper laine (N: road; S: land of John otherwise Jenks Colvill); 4a arable land in the same laine on the S of land of John Colvill; 6a of meadow, enclosed, part of Milhill lying to the SE corner of the Milhill; 4a of meadow in the Wish of Heighton lying in common with Robert Walcote and John Orell; East of that in the said Wish 2a of meadow enclosed; 24a of pasture ground called the Commons (S, E, N: the lord's demesne; W: the droveway to Heighton Wish); 2a of pasture called Pookebridge along the said droveway, heading upon the Pound; 3a pasture called Stanford Field; 4a of pasture called Frenchland on the east side of Miggerist Hill; 3a of land called East Ham
W: Thomas Herisson, William Steede

Hailsham  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 20 years at £25  SAS/G13/38  4 May 1582

Contents:
John Roote of Maresfield, gent to Gabriel Couchman of Maresfield, yeoman
Dwellinghouse and tenement called Joyes, with a barn and other edifices and the following lands: Crowchers, Crokynrowe, Wovers, Jordaynes, Joyescroft, Groveland, Colbards, Henwards, Joyes Mersh, Myldoune, Maunders Croft, the Hayle, Stoockes, Fawckham Land, Ershams, Saltemearsh (in the whole almost 200a) in Hailsham, with a way leading from Hailsham Common through other land of JR called Ershams occupied by Edward Bodle, to the land called Ershams above demised
Reserved: the keeping of courts at the place accustomed
W: Thomas Challoner, Richard Browne

Counterpart lease for 14 years at £24  SAS/G13/39  1 Oct 1594

Contents:
John Gage, esq of West Firle, to John Bocher of Arlington, yeoman
1 Five parcels marshland called Faccam Marsh, (48a) in Hailsham, occupied by JB (E: land of John Gardner; W: road from Hailsham Common to Colls Gate; S: land of Herbert Waterhowse; N: Richard Twytle)
2 Two parcels of Upland (8a) called Hasting Lands in Hailsham, occupied by JB (W, E: land of Ellis Swanne; N: road from Hailsham Common to Marshfoote; S: road from Hailsham Common to Colls Gate)
W: Thomas Gilderege, Henry Cross, Henry Collins

Counterpart lease for 14 years at £6  SAS/G13/40  6 Oct 1594

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Edward Bodell of Hailsham, yeoman
26a Called Iresome in Hailsham, bounding to Hailsham Common and so to a hedge that cometh from Thomas Shepperd's Wellcrofts and leadeth down to a piece of ground of John Morsouldes called Ambres; the said lands called Iresome being late in the tenure of EB and William Branckwell

Counterpart lease  SAS/G13/41  4 Feb 1601

Contents:
Henry Guldeford, kt, Ralph Hare, esq, Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq and Francis Eyerman, gent (executors of the will of John Gage, esq deceased) to Alexander Bocher of Wadhurst, yeoman
Faccombe Marsh (48a), Hastings Lands (8a, bounded as in lease of 6 Oct 1594) occupied by AB
Attestation not completed

Lease for 21 years at £26  SAS/G13/42  20 Sep 1619

Contents:
John Gage, esq to John Bodle of Hailsham, butcher
Close of Upland called Jurdans (9a) occupied by William Roydon, 3 closes of pasture called Woovers (7a) occupied by William Roydon; Fackham Lands (23a); a close called the Stocks (7a); and Saltmersh (13a)
W: Richard Hoskyns, Rowland Mather, Bernard Hall

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £6 13s 4d  SAS/G13/43  16 Mar 1620

Contents:
John Gage, esq to William Bodle of Hailsham, butcher
Lands called Crowchers (24a) late occupied by WB's father Thomas Bodle, in Hailsham
W: Richard Hoskyns, Bernard Hall

Framfield  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 18 years at £36  SAS/G13/44  20 Apr 1715

Contents:
John Middleton of Muntham in Findon, esq, to Nicholas Winton of Framfield, yeoman
a messuage, buildings and land called Parris's Farm (112a), in Framfield, late in the tenure of William Worlly
Covenant not to plough, sow, denshire, break up or convert into tillage any of the meadow ground
W: Bernard Couvat, Richard Collier

Counterpart lease for 12 years at £42  SAS/G13/45  20 Aug 1590

Contents:
Edward Gage of London, esq to George Collyn of East Hoathly, yeoman
The forge or hammer called Maresfield Forge, with all cottages, gardens, grounds, watercourses belonging
The watermill in Maresfield and a little field adjoining the mill on the south
A messuage and 14a of land in Maresfield occupied by John Cliff
W: Edward Gage, James Delve, Francis Eyerman

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £6  SAS/G13/46  27 Oct 1591

Contents:
Edward Gage of London, esq to Thomas Upton of Maresfield, yeoman
A barn and closes of land called Batts (25a) and a close called Mounds (3a) in Maresfield, occupied by TU
Timber excepted
W: Peter Mason, John Puxtie

Counterpart lease for 21 years at 12d  SAS/G13/47  17 Jun 1625

Contents:
John Gage, kt and bt, to Francis Williamson of St Bartholomew the Great, near West Smithfield in London, victualler, and his wife Judith, daughter of Ninian Hasselden of East Grinstead, labourer deceased, and Agnes his wife, in consideration of the charge of inclosing a piece of waste ground near the Forest Pale of Ashdown, part of the Common of Quabrooke and parcel of JG's manor of Maresfield by the said Ninian bestowed, and in consideration of the building of a cottage and planting an orchard at NH's cost heriot of 12d on death of every tenant and suit of court
No attestation

Counterpart lease for 21 years at 6d  SAS/G13/48  11 Jan 1626

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Judith Williamson of St Bartholomew the Great, London, widow
A little cottage with orchard and garden upon the waste of JG's manor of Maresfield near to the pale of Ashdown Forest, near a place called the Posternegate
Erected and enclosed by JW's father Ninian Haselden (with the licence of the Justices of the Peace and consent of the executors of John Gage esq, deceased, during JG's minority) 6d for heriot and suit of court
W: Melitus Halward, John Burges, scrivener

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £99  SAS/G13/49  19 Nov 1645

Contents:
William Harvey of Hicksworth, Suffolk, kt and his wife Penelope Harvey, and Thomas Gage of Firle, bt to Thomas Berry of Maresfeild, yeoman
Capital messuage or dwellinghouse with barns, stables in Maresfeild, occupied by Richard Gainesford, gent and TB and before in the tenure of Nicholas Stone, gent
Maresfeild Park and woods called Kingeswood, the Sale and the Kingeswood by the pond-side
Water corn mill in Maresfeild and watercourses, ponds and a little meadow on the S side of the mill and all dwellinghouse, and 14a of land belonging to the mill, late in the tenure of Richard Gainesford
2a Of land adjoining the tail of the mill-pond
Excepting two parcels of woodlands adjoining the high woods on the S and SE and all timber, mines and minerals, and the right to make coal pits and take earth and stuff necessary for coaling
Except also the iron-forge called Maresfield Forge, with all watercourses, sluices and the forgemen's houses and iron house in the tenure of Anthony Fowle
W: Robert Pickering, Thomas Moore

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £84 10s  SAS/G13/50  7 Oct 1669

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Nicholas Berry of Maresfeild, yeoman
The messuage, lands and premises late occupied by NB's father Thomas Berry deceased; the forge in tenure of John Newnham, gent
Except also the lands used with Maresfeild Park Farm, viz the New Barn and Pond Croft, that part of the Park Field on the west of the wain-way from the forge to Maresfield Street, the Five Oake field, the Nine Acres, part of the sixteen acres on the west side, the Longfield, the Harvest Rye, the two bottom meadows on the S side of the highway from Piltdown to the Cross House, The Haystacke of Newland Field and that part of the Park Coppice on the SE side of the highway; all in this last exception demised to Richard Bonner of Chailey, clerk, by deed of even date
W: John Pickering, William Eldridge

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £25  SAS/G13/51  30 Nov 1695

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Arthur Brackpoole of Maresfield, miller
The water corn mill called Maresfield Mill and the millpond and the Towne Pond, and all watercourses and 14a of land belonging to the mill and 2a adjoining the tail of the millpond
W: John Newnham, John Norman, Hugh Frankland

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £19  SAS/G13/52  2 Dec 1700

Contents:
William Goring of Burton, bt, Roland Stanley, bt, and Henry Gage of Bentley [in Framfield] (trustees) to John Norman of Maresfield, surgeon
A barn, close and forestal adjoining the barn called the New Barn near the farmhouse called the Parkehouse in Maresfield, and the following closes of land: The Churchfield, the Five Oake Field, Sixteen Acres, the Newland and Grubbed Field, all arable and broomy land (40a); the Bottom Mead, 8a, the Harvest Rye, rough bushy land (20a of woodland and 20a coppice and bushy land), in all 88a, being part of Maresfield Park Farm, formerly occupied by Richard Bonner, rector of Maresfield, and then of JN
W: Benjamin Court, Edward Boys, Henry Lloyd

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £10  SAS/G13/53  10 Apr 1717

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Ambrose Galloway the elder, of Lewes, merchant
The iron forge called Maresfield Forge, with the forge green and the pond and watercourses and the dwellinghouse near the forge and the forgemen's houses and the iron house in Maresfield Park, late occupied by John Newnham, esq
W: Bernard Couvat, Thomas Short
Attached: particular of goods delivered to Ambrose Galloway and to be left at the expiration of lease:
17 Plates in the forge, viz Finery and Chafery valued at 2 tons, 1 anvil, 1 hammer and 1 Hurste, ten iron hoops about the hammer beam of forge iron, two pair of bellows woods with irons, one in the chafery, the other in the finery upon the chafery beam and finery beam with iron hooks; a beam with chains of iron, one of 100weight and two half hundreds, one smith's anvil, one iron hoop about the anvil block

Counterpart lease for 50 years or life at £25  SAS/G13/54  10 Jan 1588

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Henry Guldeford of Hempsted, Kent, esq and his brother George Gage, esq
Several parcels of marshland lying together called The Hundred Acres occupied by [blank] Havell, gent in Pevensey, adjoining to the Haven there and parcel of the lands and tenements called Bestover
Term 50 years if GG should so long live and after his death so long as his wife should remain sole and unmarried, then for the use of his children for so long as the wife should live
W: Francis Everman, Thomas Gilderege

Counterpart lease for 9 years at £28 16s  SAS/G13/55  1 Dec 1613

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Nicholas Durrant of Selmeston, yeoman
Parcel of marsh ground (24a) called Great Dungeons, in the level of Pevensey, late occupied by Michael Sturt
W: Thomas Herisson, Thomas Byfield

Counterpart lease for 9 years at £12 12s  SAS/G13/56  28 Aug 1623

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Arthur Button of Isfield, yeoman
A parcel of wild marsh (12a) in the Level of Pevensey adjoining to Hasting Trade (N: land of Thomas Selwin) occupied by Nicholas Durrant
W: Christopher Herbert, John Attersoll

Lease for 8 years at £24 3s  SAS/G13/57  10 Oct 1623

Contents:
John Gage bt to William Hollock of Ranscome [in South Malling], yeoman
A parcel of marsh ground (23a) called Hamecroft in Pevensey Level
W: Christopher Herbert, Thomas Herrison

Counterpart of SAS/G13/57  SAS/G13/58  10 Oct 1623

Counterpart lease for 14 years at £98  SAS/G13/59  1 Apr 1625

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Margaret Wilding of Hellingly, widow and one of her sons Thomas Wilding, and Richard Slanie of Staplehurst, Kent, butcher
The Hundred Acres (106a), the Little Dungeon Salts, (17a) in Pevensey Level occupied by MW and TW
W: Christopher Herbert, John Guilderedge

Lease for 10 years at £98  SAS/G13/60  20 Feb 1628

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Margaret Wilding of Hellingly, widow and one of her sons Thomas Wilding, and Richard Slanie of Staplehurst, Kent, butcher
The Hundred Acres (106a), the Little Dungeon Salts, (17a) in Pevensey Level occupied by MW and TW
W: Christopher Herbert, John Guilderedge

Counterpart of SAS/G13/60  SAS/G13/61  20 Feb 1628

Counterpart lease for 9 years at £12 12s  SAS/G13/62  5 Oct 1632

Contents:
John Gage, bt to William Hamon of Westham, gent
12a Of wild marsh in Pevensey Level adjoining Hasting Trade (N: land late Thomas Selwyn, esq) in tenure of Nicholas Durrant
W: Robert Pickering, John Guilderedge

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £20  SAS/G13/63  23 Apr 1650

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to Thomas Harrison of Firle, gent
Marshland called Dungeon Salts (20a 3r 19p) in Pevensey
W: Robert Pickering, Thomas Hewes, William Coe

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £80  SAS/G13/64  24 Aug 1685

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Alexander Elliott of Bibleham in Mayfield, yeoman
Marshland called the Hundred Acres in Pevensey occupied by AE
W: Thomas Lockyer, William Copage

Counterpart lease for 14 years at £37  SAS/G13/65  3 Feb 1701

Contents:
William Goring, bt and others (trustees) to George Richardson of Pevensey, yeoman
12a Of marshland called part of Best Nover and 40a called the Wild Marsh in Pevensey

Counterpart lease for 14 years at £42  SAS/G13/66  3 Feb 1701

Contents:
Trustee of Thomas Gage, bt to Nathaniel Merchant of Mayfield, yeoman
Marshland called the Great Dungeons (24a) and Little Dungeons (19a) in Pevensey

Counterpart lease for 11 years at £40  SAS/G13/67  2 Jan 1696

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Thomas Sanders of Alfriston, yeoman
Two parcels of marsh adjoining called Hamscrosse, (23a 3r 29p) and the Dungeon Salts (20a 27p) in Pevensey marsh

Counterpart lease for 8 years at £60  SAS/G13/68  26 Dec 1707

Contents:
William Goring, bt and others (trustees) to William Stone the younger of Framfield, gent
Marshland called Little Best Nover and two closes called the Great Best Nover and the Twelve Acres, (together 80a 2r) in Pevensey, late occupied by Richard Day

Lease for 21 years at £37  SAS/G13/69  3 Oct 1715

Contents:
William Goring of Burton, bt, guardian of William Gage, bt, an infant, to William Richardson of Pevensey, yeoman
12a Of marshland called part of Best Nover, and 40a called the Wild Marsh, in Pevensey

Counterpart of SAS/G13/69  SAS/G13/70  3 Oct 1715

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £60  SAS/G13/71  20 Jan 1717

Contents:
William Gage, bt to William Stone the younger of Framfield, gent
80½a Of marshland as in lease of 26 Dec 1707

Counterpart lease for 15 years at £80  SAS/G13/72  20 Jan 1717

Contents:
William Gage, bt to William Dulvy of Herstmonceux, yeoman and Edward Winder of Pevensey, yeoman
Marshlands called the Hundred Acres in Pevensey

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £20  SAS/G13/73  10 Nov 1716

Contents:
William Gage, bt to James Tourll of Lewes butcher
22a Of marshland called the Locklands in Pevensey, occupied by JT

Counterpart lease for 7 years at £95  SAS/G13/74  20 Sep 1732

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Thomas Weston of Mayfield, yeoman
87a 16p Of marshland called the Great Dungeons, the Little Dungeons and Hamscross occupied by TW

Lease (not executed) for 21 years at £24  SAS/G13/75  14 Oct 1650

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to Edward Chauntler of Laughton, yeoman
The Great Dungeons in Pevensey (24a)

Plashet Park in Ringmer  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 11 years at £32  SAS/G13/76  13 Feb 1626

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Henry Compton of Brambletye, kt
The Park and enclosed ground called the Plashett or Plashett Park
Except the deer and game of warren therein, with liberty to hunt and hawk
W: Richard Hoskyns, Thomas Page

Ripe  [no ref. or date]

Lease for 14 years at £10  SAS/G13/77  1 Oct 1594

Contents:
John Gage, esq to William Erle of Eckington [in Ripe], yeoman
One moiety of a tiled barn, viz the east end thereof, standing in a close occupied by William Susan, and also 10a of meadow called the Herste; 2½a called the Herste Bottom; two other fields of pasture called the Herste (12a); a field called Colemer Croft (3a) and another field called the Colmere (19a) in Ripe, occupied by WE
W: Thomas Gilderege, Henry Collins

Counterpart lease for 21 years at 6d  SAS/G13/78  3 Jan 1623

Contents:
John Gage, bt to John Edkins of Ripe, in holder, in consideration of his fencing and enclosing the same, of 1 rood of land in Ripe (NE: lane from Ripe to Chalvington; SW: a parcel of ground called the Frith)

Lease for 11 years at £16  SAS/G13/79  1 Oct 1627

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Nathaniel Tomkins of Ripe, yeoman, of land called Mathews Ford Bottome, the Hurst and the Couldmare in Ripe, late in the tenure of Richard Lullam
No attestation

Shovelstrode, East Grinstead  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £16 18s 8d  SAS/G13/80  20 Mar 1578

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Stephen Fawkener of Ninfield, yeoman, in consideration of his good true and faithful service the site of the manor of Shovelstrode in East Grinstead and all JG's land in East Grinstead late in the tenure of Edward Payne; also a parcel of wood ground late in the tenure of [blank] Rydge
Except sufficient room and place to keep JG's courts, and all mines and woods
Covenant by SF to find for JG, his stewards, surveyors, their men and horses at all surveys and courts, sufficient meat, drink, lodgings, horsemeat, provender and stable room by the space of two nights and one day at every court
W: John Comber, John Fawknour the younger

Counterpart lease  SAS/G13/81  12 Dec 1595

Contents:
John Gage, esq to John Comber of Shermanbury, gent
A barn, land and pastures in East Grinstead called Fairlight (Fareleigh), Hollands and Arsplott (140a) and 60a of bushy pasture, parcel of Shovelstrode Wood, late in the tenure of John Bryan
W: Francis Sherley, William Comber, Henry Collins

Counterpart lease for 15 years at £14  SAS/G13/82  21 Jun 1611

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Thomas Bawcombe of Standen in East Grinstead, yeoman
A messuage, two barns and three parcels of meadow (15a) and eight parcels of pasture and arable (45a) in East Grinstead called Standen, occupied by TB
Woods excepted
Rent includes one quarter of wheat and three quarters of oats at the manor house of Shovelstrode
W: Francis Yate, Owen Martin

Lease for 21 years  SAS/G13/83  4 Feb 1626

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to Thomas Harrison of Firle, gent, and Edward Mattock of Firle, yeoman,
The manor of Shovelstrode and all JG's lands and rents in East Grinstead and Worth
In consideration of the payment by TH and EM of sums of money for which JG and his lands were chargeable by grant of his grandfather Edward Gage, kt, deceased, and uncle John Gage, esq, viz to JG's uncle Richard Gage, George Gage, esq, Elizabeth Gage, Ann Collyns, Nicholas Snowman and other sums amounting to £80 yearly
W: Richard Hoskyns, Christopher Herbert, John Burges

Counterpart lease for 17 years at £17  SAS/G13/84  28 Oct 1625

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Thomas Bawcombe
Messuage and lands called Standen, as in lease of 21 Jun 1611

Counterpart lease for 21 years at 25s  SAS/G13/85  27 Mar 1632

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to Richard Bawcombe of East Grinstead, husbandman
Parcel of land called Peckhills in East Grinstead (6a)
In consideration of the yearly collection by RB of the quitrents, reliefs and heriots belonging to the manor of Shovelstrode and their delivery to JG yearly

Lease for 99 years or lives at £60  SAS/G13/86  1 Apr 1643

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq and Thomas Rooper of London, esq, to Robert Pickering of East Grinstead, gent
Messuage, farmhouse and farm called Fairlight in East Grinstead, occupied by RP and all woods and underwoods especially in Shovelstrode Coppice (46a)
Timber trees excepted
Term dependant on lives of RP's wife Martha Pickering and only son Robert Pickering
W: John Poole, John Day, J Chamberleyne, Francis Plowden the younger

Lease for 21 years at £55  SAS/G13/87  1 Oct 1649

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to Richard Luxford of East Grinstead
The site of the manor and farmhouse called Shovelstrode, with buildings, gardens, orchards (3a) in East Grinstead and the following lands: The Great Barnfield, 7a 20p; the Little Barnefield, 2a 3r 31p, the Gooseleaze, 27a; the Brooke Meadows, 22a; Little Penfield, 6¼a, Great Penfield, 9a; the Rayles, 5a; the Ridgye Field, 9a 1r; The Haman, 10a 3r; the Five Acres, 6a 3r; The Fourteen Acres, 11a 2r; Lower Field, 13a; a bushy piece near the same, 2¼a, Palmers Croft, 15¼a, Upper and Lower Pettfields, 16a 2r; a bushy piece near the same 2½a; another bushy piece the Fowerteene Reedes, 2a; Newmans Upperfield, 10a
Timber trees reserved
Not executed

Lease for 70 years or life at £20  SAS/G13/88  8 Oct 1652

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to John Pickering of Cuckfield, gent, of Fairlight Farm and premises, leased to Robert Pickering as SAS/G13/86, 1 Apr 1643
Term to run from the death of Martha Pickering and Robert Pickering the son or the longer liver of them, for 70 years or the life of Susan, wife of RP the son
W: John Rootes, Robert Pickering, Richard Alchorne, William Coe

Lease for 60 years at a peppercorn  SAS/G13/89  28 Oct 1659

Contents:
Robert Pickering of Tablehurst in East Grinstead, gent, executor of the will of his father Robert Pickering deceased, to Thomas Gage, bt, of Shovelstrode Coppice (46a) in East Grinstead

Counterpart mortgage for £ 200  SAS/G13/90  3 Dec 1687

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Walter Gardyner of Burton, gent
A messuage and farm called Shovelstrode Farm in East Grinstead to secure an annuity of £20 for life to WG
W: Thomas Maskell, William Copage

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £80  SAS/G13/91  1 Jul 1701

Contents:
William Goring, bt and other, trustees of Thomas Gage, bt, an infant, to Robert Russell of East Grinstead, yeoman, of the site of the manor and farm house called Shovelstrode,with barns, buildings and lands (in the whole 247a described in detail as in lease of 1 Oct 1649), with the addition of the Eastfield (13a); the Greenfield (14½); the Seven Acres (20½a); the Great Courtfield (11a); Little Courtfield(4¾a)

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £40  SAS/G13/92  1 May 1712

Contents:
William Goring, bt, guardian and trustee to Thomas Gage, bt to Thomas Fletcher of East Grinstead, husbandman, of a messuage and farm called Fairly, otherwise Hoskins Farm, with all buildings late occupied by John Driver and then TF

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £80  SAS/G13/93  20 Jul 1725

Contents:
William Gage, bt to William Russell of East Grinstead, yeoman
The site of the manor and farmhouse called Shovelstrode (as in lease of 1 Jul 1701) late occupied by Robert Russell and then of WR

Washington  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1623 at £1  SAS/G13/94  9 Dec 1623

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Walter Hendley of Washington, yeoman, and his son Thomas Hendley
8a Of land called Hasellholte at the west end of Chatlingden in Washington, occupied by WH
W: Richard Hoskyns, Christopher Herbert, John Burges

Worth  [no ref. or date]

Lease for 21 years at 15s  SAS/G13/95  8 Apr 1485

Contents:
William Gage, esq to Andrew Bernlys of Worth
A parcel of land called Smythford in East Grinstead and Worth in Sussex, and a wood called the Millewood in Worth and in Walksted [Godstone], Surrey
No attestation

Lease at 11s  SAS/G13/96  18 Aug 1476

Contents:
William Gage, esq to Thomas Nycolas of Worth
Two parcels of ground called Coblyngleghe and Tylthe in Worth, Sussex

Counterpart lease for 21 years at 10s  SAS/G13/97  1 Aug 1567

Contents:
Edward Gage, kt and his son and heir John Gage to John Fawkner of Waldron, yeoman, and John French of Chiddingly, yeoman
A furnace or ironwork with houses, buildings, erected by the lessees upon EG's ground called Myllwood in Worth, being part of his manor of Hedgecourt, and upon a piece of ground called Coddinglighe adjoining the Myllwood, with ponds, mill dams, banks, bays
The lessees to have assigned to them yearly upon request so much wood in EG's woods within the manors of Burstow, Shovelstrode and Hedgecourt and the woods called Millwood and Coddinglighe to the sum of £120 or £100 at the least, paying for any above £100 and under £120 at the rate of 12d for every cord of wood (except the wood in Hedgecourt Park) And of the woods in Hedgecourt Park at the rate of 3s for every wainload of coal of the assise of 12 quarters
The lessees to be at liberty to dig and take within the said manors so much mine as shall amount to 600 loads at the least or more to the sum of 1000 loads, paying for each load between 600 and 1000, 16d a load
No attestation

Lease  SAS/G13/98  22 Jan 1652

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt and Simon Everneden of the Cliffe near Lewes, gent to Richard Thorpe of Worth, gent, of 28a of land called Smythford and 8a called Honeyes and 24a of woodlands and plain lands inclosed called the Parke Except 2a on which the ricks of hay stood and the land on which the hog pound was standing
Term 8 years; rent £14 to be paid at the dwelling house of Robert Pickering, gent, in East Grinstead
W: Thomas Hardson, Richard Akehurst, George Trassy

Counterpart of SAS/G13/98  SAS/G13/99  22 Jan 1652

Contents:
Not executed

Lease for 8 years at £5  SAS/G13/100  23 Jan 1652

Contents:
Richard Thorpe of Worth, gent, to Simon Evernden of the Cliffe near Lewes, gent, of a parcel of land covered with water being part of a pond called Woodcocke Pond, with liberty to flow it with water as formerly, together with a cottage theretofore used for a forgeman's house and the parcels of land theretofore used with the forge called Woodcocke Forge, and all bays and banks
W: Richard Lyndsey, Anthony Thorpe, Robert Pickering

Counterpart lease for 12 years  SAS/G13/101  9 May 1728

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Francis Pollard of East Grinstead, brickmaker
All the spray of WG's underwoods in Worth, Horne and Godstone upon every cutting to be made by Thomas Stanford for cordwood under a lease of 3 Nov 1727
FP to pay 3s for every hundred of spray faggotts

Counterpart lease for 21 years at£13  SAS/G13/102  12 Nov 1741

Contents:
William Gage, bt to James Potter of Worth, yeoman, of a new erected barn and 70a of rough and plain land called Smithfields in Worth, late occupied by Benjamin Stenning and then of JP; except timber, quarries

Cliffe Mill  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 21 years at 13s 4d  SAS/G13/103  1 Nov 1689

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Walter Comber of Horsted Keynes, yeoman
Cliffe Mill standing on a place called the Cliffe Hill, with one acre of ground on which the Mill was standing in St Thomas in the Cliffe and South Malling, occupied by WC
Covenant by JG to renew for 21 years or pay WC the value of the mill and tackle, otherwise WC should be at liberty to pull down the mill
W: Henry Shelley, Thomas Lockyer

Counterpart lease for 21 years at 13s 4d  SAS/G13/104  20 Nov 1716

Contents:
William Gage, bt to John Smith of Hylands in Framfield, yeoman
Cliffe Mill and one acre as in last lease, theretofore occupied by Walter Comber and then of John Sweetlove
Similar covenant for renewal as in last lease
W: John Mitchell, Bernard Couvat

Little Horsted  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £22  SAS/G13/105  10 Oct 1716

Contents:
John Middleton of Muntham in Findon, esq, to John Whapham of Little Horsted, yeoman, of a barn, foddering house and close of land and three pieces of plowed land (16a) and two pieces of Uplands (19a), called Breadney Farm in Little Horsted

Pevensey Marshlands  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart assignment  SAS/G13/106  10 Feb 1569

Contents:
John Gage of West Firle, esq to John Fawkener the elder of Lewes, yeoman and his son and heir John Fawkener
A lease by Thomas [Sandys], Lord Sandys deceased, to John Gage, KG of marshes and pastures called Lampham Mershe in Pevensey and [blank] for 41 years at £8, 10 Mar 1543
No attestation

Counterpart lease for 9 years at £20  SAS/G13/107  20 Nov 1612

Contents:
John Gage esq to Thomas Tindall of Arlington, gent close or piece of marsh ground called Dongeon Salts late occupied by Phillips in the Level near Pevensey (20a) adjoining to the way from Pevensey towards Hastings and abutting to a marsh called Great Dongeons at one end
W: Francis Yate, John Young

Counterpart lease for 9 years at £28  SAS/G13/108  20 Nov 1612

Contents:
John Gage esq to John Addams of Warbleton, yeoman
Piece of marsh ground (20a) near the highway from Pevensey to Hooe
W: Richard Hoskyns, Frances Yate, William Lockier

Lease for 9 years at £28  SAS/G13/109  1 Dec 1613

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Nicholas Durrant of Selmeston, yeoman
24a Of marsh ground called Great Dungeons in Pevensey Level late occupied by Michael Starke
W: Thomas Herisson, Thomas Byfields
Endorsed: assignment by ND to Francis Coumber, gent, W: Richard Button, John Cobye; 30 Sep 1620

Counterpart lease for 13 years at £80  SAS/G13/110  18 Apr 1616

Contents:
John Gage, esq and his wife Penelope Trenchard to Thomas Delves of Hastings
Marsh ground called the Hundred Acres (100a) occupied by Michael Jackson in Pevensey on the SW side of Pevensey Haven towards Bourne (E: the Sea Banks; W: the Old Sewer; W: marsh ground called the King's Land; NE: marsh ground of Lord Dacre) severed from Lord Dacre's land and the sea banke by an In Sewer or ditch
W: Anthony Mattock, John Guilderedge, Thomas Herisson

Counterpart lease for 8 years at £23  SAS/G13/111  13 Mar 1627

Contents:
John Gage, bt and his wife Penelope to William Hollock of Ranscombe [in South Malling], yeoman
23a Of marsh ground called Hamcrosse in the Level near Pevensey
W: Richard Hoskyns, Christopher Herbert, John Burges

Counterpart lease for 14 years at £18  SAS/G13/112  3 Feb 1701

Contents:
William Goring of Burton, bt and others, trustees of Thomas Gage, bt, an infant, to James Tourle of Lewes, butcher
Two pieces of marsh called Lock Land (22a) in Pevensey

Unexecuted lease for 21 years at £90, with counterpart  SAS/G13/113A, B  30 Nov 1726

Contents:
William Gage, bt, to William Dulvy of Herstmonceux and Edward Winder of Pevensey, yeoman
The Hundred Acres of marsh land in Pevensey

Lease for 7 years at £95  SAS/G13/114  20 Sep 1732

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Thomas Weston of Mayfield, yeoman
The Great Dungeons (24a), the Little Dungeons (19a) and Dungon Salts (20a) in Pevensey

Counterpart lease for 11 years at £170  SAS/G13/115  16 Aug 1738

Contents:
William Gage, bt to William Glassbrook of Pevensey, grazier
Several pieces of marshland called the Hundred Acres in Pevensey and two pieces called part of Best Nover (12a) and three pieces called the Wild Marsh (40a)

Lease and counterpart at £95  SAS/G13/116  1743

Contents:
William Gage, bt to John Younge of Mayfield, yeoman
The Great Dungeons, Little Dungeons, Hamcrosse and Dungon Salts (87a 16p)
Not executed

NOT USED  [no ref. or date]

Not used  SAS/G14/1  [n.d.]

MORTGAGES  [no ref. or date]

Settlement  SAS/G15/1  16 Oct 1682

Contents:
Henry Gage of Bentley, in Framfield, esq to Thomas Medley of Barcombe, gent, for the levying of a fine to dock entails of the following messuages, lands &c:
1 Capital mansion house with barns, buildings, stables, gardens, orchards called Bentley, with the lands on the backside of the mansion and lands called the Warren, the Pumphouse Meade, the two Rushfields, the Pond, the High Riddenam the Knowle, the Summerwell, the Copyhold, the two Upper Fulbarnes, the Fulbarne gardens, and the two bottoms belonging to them, the Great Fulbarne, the Mill Meade, the Heale, the Saltwell, the Apkins Meade, the Bridgefield, and the Bootome, the Script Crofte and the Westfield, with all the woodlands and coppice ground
2 Messuage or tenement, barn, garden and lands called Vynes Farm parcel of Bentley (56a) in Framfield theretofore in the tenure of John Vyne and then of [blank] Ilman widow, and Wellers Farm (40a) in Framfield in the tenure of William Snoveler
3 Farm and lands called Watermans Farm (28a) at Coopers Hatch in Framfield formerly in the tenure of [blank] Waterman and then of William Attree
4 Messuage and lands called Lushers farm (28a) near Coopers Hatch formerly in the tenure of William Lusher and then of William Attree
5 Manor or lordship of Little Horsted otherwise the Mote and all lands belonging in the tenures of Henry Gage, John Reade and William Attree
6 Messuage or tenement and farm called Brochells or Brockwells Farm, with the lands belonging to Fasons otherwise Sharpes farm (80a) in Framfield and Little Horsted late occupied by Robert Parris
7 Lands and tenements called Bredney otherwise Bredney Meade or Bradney Meade, Horsted Lands otherwise Eastlands, Julians Field and Julians Wish (37a) in Little Horsted, late in the tenure of Thomas Whapham and then of Edward Chatfield
8 Manor or farm of Tilton and lands and pasture called Tilton Down in Selmeston and Alciston in the tenure of John Walker
9 Two fields in Ripe occupied by the said John Walker, one (7a; S: road from Ripe to Firle; the other (11a; N: Pookhall Lane)
10 31½a Marsh called New Marsh in Hailsham (N: the Common Sewer or Haven); 32a called Homestall Marsh in Hailsham (N: Homestall Wall)
11 20a of upland called Deanes in Hailsham (W: road from Hailsham to Herstmonceux)
All in the tenure of Edmund Calverley, John Pupp and Abraham Bodle
W: Thomas Alchorne, James Attree, Charles Harison

Fine: Michaelmas term  SAS/G15/2  1682

Contents:
Thomas Medley, gent, querent, and Henry Gage, esq, deforciant, of the manor of the Mote and 7 messuages, 10 barns, 3 tofts, a dovehouse, 7 gardens, 7 orchards, 600a of land, 30a of meadow, 200a of pasture, 350a of wood, 50a of fresh marsh and 200a of furze and heath in Framfield, Little Horsted, Selmeston, Alciston, Ripe and Hailsham

Mortgage for £2000  SAS/G15/3  28 Sep 1683

Contents:
Henry Gage of Bentley, esq to Thomas Alchorne of Sandhill in Framfield, gent
The manor and farm of Tilton, Tilton Down and all messuages, buildings and land (209a) over and above the pasture called Tilton Down, in Selmeston and Alciston occupied by John Walker the elder and John Walker the younger
Two fields in Ripe occupied by John and John Walker described as in deed of 16 Oct 1682
New Marsh (31a) and the Deanes, upland pasture (20a) all in Hailsham
W: Thomas Medley, James Attree, Charles Harison

Counterpart of SAS/G15/3  SAS/G15/4  28 Sep 1683

Bond  SAS/G15/5  28 Sep 1683

Contents:
By Henry Gage to Thomas Alchorne for performance of covenants in deeds of even date between the parties

Assignment  SAS/G15/6  28 Sep 1686

Contents:
Thomas Alchorne of Eastbourne, gent by direction of Henry Gage, esq to Thomas Medley of Southover, gent of mortgage of 28 Sep 1683
W: Walter Brett, Charles Harison, Edward Baugher

Counterpart of SAS/G15/6 with signature of Thomas Medley  SAS/G15/7  28 Sep 1686

Bond  SAS/G15/8  28 Sep 1686

Contents:
By Henry Gage to Thomas Medley for performance of covenants

Mortgage for £2700  SAS/G15/9  14 Jun 1687

Contents:
Henry Gage of Brambletye in East Grinstead, esq to Thomas Medley of Southover, gent
The capital mansion of Bentley and Bentley farms and lands (as before described)
W: Henry White, Richard Attree, Nicholas Hooper

Bond  SAS/G15/10  14 Jun 1687

Contents:
By Henry Gage to Thomas Medley for performance of covenants

Deed of confirmation  SAS/G15/11  15 Apr 1689

Contents:
Henry Gage to Thomas Medley, in consideration of £2000 and £2934 5s then owing and a further advance of £65 15s of the two mortgages of 28 Sep 1683 and 14 Jun 1687
W: John Walcher, John White, Richard Hart, Edward Baugh and Nicholas Hooper
Memo dated 16 Apr 1705, endorsed on same deed of a further advance by Thomas Medley of £1000 also, 25 May 1708, that the said premises should stand charged in addition, with £300 due from Hen Gage to Thomas Medley on a Bond

Counterpart assignment  SAS/G15/12  16 Apr 1706

Contents:
Thomas Medley of Conyborough in Barcombe, esq by direction of Henry Gage of Bentley, esq to John Apsley of Pulborough, esq and John Middleton of Muntom, Sussex, esq, of the mortgage dated 28 Sep 1683 of the manor and farm of Tilton in trust for John Middleton
W: John Backshell, Michael Bryon and Christopher Bryon

Assignment  SAS/G15/13  30 Nov 1711

Contents:
Henry Gage, esq and Thomas Medley to William Longueville of the Inner Temple, esq and William Knight of St James', Westminster, esq, for £4500, of Bentley House and lands and the other premises described in mortgage of 14 Jun 1687 (see SAS/G12/9) except the Deanes in Hailsham which had been sold and the marshlands in Hailsham Which were reserved to HG
W: Francis Biddulph, Edward Porter, James Hart

Lease for a year  SAS/G15/14  3 Dec 1711

Contents:
Henry Gage, esq to John Middleton of Munton, esq of Bentley House lands and farms, the manor of Little Horsted and other premises as before
W: Charles Ingleby, Francis Biddulph, Robert Stonycroft

Release  SAS/G15/15  4 Dec 1711

Contents:
Between the same parties as SAS/G15/14 for £3250 paid to the said Henry Gage and £4500 to be secured to him, of the premises described in lease for a year

Mortgage  SAS/G15/16  4 Dec 1711

Contents:
By John Middleton to Henry Gage for £4500, of Bentley House, lands &c

Counterpart of the SAS/G15/17  SAS/G15/17  4 Dec 1711

Deed  SAS/G15/18  4 Dec 1711

Contents:
John Middleton declaring that the sum of £12,250 for the purchase of Bentley House and lands and the manor of Little Horsted was the money of Thomas Gage, bt, and that he was trustee for Sir Thomas Gage of the premises

Deed of covenant  SAS/G15/19  5 Dec 1711

Contents:
Henry Gage, esq with John Middleton, esq to surrender copyholds being part of the manor of Tilton in accordance with deeds of 15 and 16 Apr 1706; in default £160 of the purchase money of Bentley might be retained

Assignment  SAS/G15/20  21 Jul 1713

Contents:
Henry Gage with consent of John Middleton to William Goring of Burton, Sussex, bt, of £1500, part of the sum of £4500 secured to him by a Mortgage of Bentley House and lands
W: Mannock Strickland, Thomas Penson

Assignment  SAS/G15/21  2 Feb 1714

Contents:
By Henry Gage to William Goring, bt, of £500, further part of the said £4500

Declaration  SAS/G15/22  5 Feb 1715

Contents:
Nevile Ridley of St Ann, Soho, Middlesex, gent concerning the manor of Little Horsted and Bentley House and lands demised to him by John Middleton, William Goring, bt and Henry Gage for 500 years by deed of even date, that he was trustee for William Gage of Firle, bt

Deed of Covenant  SAS/G15/23  5 Feb 1715

Contents:
John Middleton with Henry Gage to acknowledge satisfaction on a judgement for £320 and costs if the said Henry Gage should precure a surrender according to the custom of the manor of certain copyholds, the legal estate of which was then in John Gage, esq, which copyholds were agreed to be surrendered by deeds of 15 and 16 Apr 1706

Assignment  SAS/G15/24  13 Sep 1718

Contents:
Richard Arundell otherwise Bellings of Lanherne, Cornwall, esq to William Knight of St Martins in the Fields, Middlesex, esq of a mortgage of 30 Nov 1711, £3000 part of the sum secured being the monies of Richard Bellings, kt, and his wife Frances, William Longueville and William Knight, the mortgagees being trustees for them; RA being the executor of Sir Richard Bellings, who with Frances are both deceased

Copy will of Richard Arundell of Lanherne, Cornwall, esq  SAS/G15/25  5 Aug 1723-20 Feb 1724

Contents:
With a codicil dated 20 Feb 1724
The will has no concern with Sussex

Mortgage  SAS/G15/26  26 Mar 1736

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Edmund Brydges of the Six Clerks' Office, Chancery Lane, gent, for £200, of several barns and buildings and lands as follows: The Heighton barn, the Misted barn, the Thomas's barn and the Tindalls barn, with the several closes and gate rooms to the said barns belonging, together with the closes or gate rooms belonging to Orells barn formerly burnt down
Also the following pieces of arable land: 69a lying from the way going up to Firle Mill unto certain arable lands of James Graves, gent, on the West
28a Called the Twenty Eight acre Lane
The Long Acre (14a)
8a Lying at the lower end of the tenants Lane next the highway
A piece (3a)
Compton Fields (38a)
Mill Hill Croft (2a)
Stanford Field (4a)
Bramland Croft (3a)
(Together 169a)
Also meadow ground and pasture as follows:
7a Part of the Ten Acres
Homeland (4a)
The Croft (1a)
Thomas's Croft (1a)
3a Part of Green Shelfe (9a)
The Ovall (2)
Cheaplands (4a)
The South Ham (17a)
Lullham field (12a)
Salters Dale (8a)
Long Furlong (8a)
Little Lulhams Field (4a)
Middle Lease (40a)
The Great Brooke (24a)
Little Brooke (5a)
Kents Wood (10a)
Pookbridge field (2a)
Little Apterwell (3a)
Wine Tare (10a)
Upper Rushett (14a)
Neither Rushett (19a)
The Eastham (7a)
French Lands (4a)
Little Lake (8a)
Orells Common (4a)
The Court Words (14a)
The Great Lake (21a)
Great Apterwell (14a)
The Commons (21a)
Barne Lease (30a)
West Lease (30a)
8a In Heighton Wishes
The Great Wish (30a)
The Barrows Croft (2a)
Turks Eye Croft (2a)
Sharp-rides (14a)
Rough Wine Tare (7a)
Thistle Foot Croft (6a)
Gussell (2a)
Also Sheep Down called the Place Down (300a)
Cowleazes (being heretofore 20 cowleazes but since reduce by consent to 13) in the common cowleazes of West Firle
All in West Firle occupied by Mr John Peirce
W: Edward Webbe, Ralph Hilton

Bond  SAS/G15/27  26 Mar 1736

Contents:
By William Gage, bt to Edmund Brydges for payment of £2000 and interest

Lease for a year  SAS/G15/28  28 Apr 1736

Contents:
John Middleton of Muncton, Sussex, esq to William Gage of Firle, bt of the manor of and farm of Tilton and all messuages and lands belonging (209a), over and above the pastures called Tilton Down, conveyed to JM, 16 Apr 1706; also Bentley House and lands and the manor of Little Horsted otherwise the Mote and all other lands late of Henry Gage in Framfield and Little Horsted
W: Thomas Parsons, William Pettitt

Release  SAS/G15/29  29 Apr 1736

Contents:
Between the parties as in SAS/G15/28 in execution of trust, of the manors and premises described in lease for a year

Mortgage  SAS/G15/30  27 Jun 1737

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Samuell Mabbat the elder, of Grays Inn, Middlesex, stationer, for £1000, of the premises named in mortgage of 26 Mar 1736 and subject to such mortgage

Bond  SAS/G15/31  27 Jun 1737

Contents:
By Sir William Gage to Samuell Mabbat for performance of covenants

Assignment  SAS/G15/32  19 Dec 1739

Contents:
Charles Longueville of St Clements Danes, Middlesex, esq, executor of the will of William Longueville, esq, deceased, who survived William Knight the uncle his co-trustee, and others to Edward Barker of the Inner Temple, esq, in consideration of £7000 and a further advance of £500, of the before abstracted Mortgages of Bentley, Tilton &c

Assignment  SAS/G15/33  1 Mar 1750

Contents:
Edmund Bridges late of the Six Clerks Office and then of Shellford, Berkshire, and Samuel Mabbat, by consent and direction of Francis Poole of Lewes, bt, and Lancelot Storey of Westminster, esq (acting executors and devisees of William Gage, bt, deceased) and his heir Thomas [Gage], Viscount Gage to Elizabeth Hamersley of New Windsor, Berkshire, spinster, of the two terms of years created by the mortgages of 26 March, 1736 and 27 Jun 1737

Limited administration with the will annexed of William Longueville of the Inner Temple, esq  SAS/G15/34  7 Apr 1757

Contents:
Will dated 6 Jul 1720; Admingranted to James Porter, esq, out of the PCC

Mortgage  SAS/G15/35  14 Aug 1753

Contents:
Executors and trustees of William Gage, bt, deceased and others to William Pitt, esq Paymaster of HM Forces and Privy Councillor, and James Stephens of St James Westminster, doctor in physic, (acting executors of John Spencer deceased) and guardians of his only son John Spencer an infant, for £23,000

Counterpart of SAS/G15/35, with signature of James Stephens  SAS/G15/36  14 Aug 1753

Assignment  SAS/G15/37  20 Apr 1757

Contents:
James Porter, esq and others to Francis Gosling, esq, alderman of the city of London, and William Hopkins of London, merchant, of the mortgages of Lord Gage's estates in Sussex, comprising Bentley farm

Counterpart of SAS/G15/37  SAS/G15/38  20 Apr 1757

Assignment  SAS/G15/39  18 Jun 1757

Contents:
Elizabeth Hammersley, by direction of Lord Gage and others to Francis Gosling and William Hopkins of the mortgage terms assigned to EH by deed of 1 Mar 1750

Counterpart of SAS/G15/39  SAS/G15/40  18 Jun 1757

Bond  SAS/G15/41  25 Jan 1757

Contents:
Samson Gideon of Belvidere, Kent, esq to Francis Gosling and William Hopkins for payment of £20,000 within two days after the solemnisation of an intended marriage between William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage and SG's daughter Elizabeth Gideon

Letter of request by Lord Gage to Samson Gideon  SAS/G15/42  2 Mar 1757

Contents:
For a loan of £20,000 to take up Spencer's mortgage and so get his affairs out of chancery

Authority  SAS/G15/43  7 Apr 1757

Contents:
Lord Gage to Samson Gideon in regard to £20,000 agreed to be advanced to discharge a mortgage, to invest upon Land Tax for this year, there being some delay owing to the title to the said mortgage

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G15/44  22 Jul 1757

Contents:
William Pitt and James Stephen, executors of John Spencer, by direction of Lord Gage, to Samson Gideon, esq for securing £23,000

Counterpart of SAS/G15/44  SAS/G15/45  22 Jul 1757

Bond  SAS/G15/46  22 Jul 1757

Contents:
By Lord Gage to Samson Gideon for payment of £23,000

Letter of waiver  SAS/G15/47  23 Jul 1757

Contents:
By Lord Gage of all privilege of Parliament in connection with any suit for the recovery of the £23,000 loan

ALCISTON MANOR  [no ref. or date]

Final concord in eyre  SAS/G16/1  Michaelmas term 1255

Contents:
Peter, prior of Michelham, querent, and Ralph [de Coventry], abbot of Battle
Agreed that the prior should have the flow of water to his mill in Michelham [in Arlington] through the lands of the abbot in Stanash (Sternesse) and Hellingly, to the height of the sluices of 2 feet 9 inches; the prior paying to the abbot 10s yearly at Alciston
Made before Gilbert de Preston, Roger de Wycestr', William de Engelfeld and William de Cobeham, justices in eyre at Chichester

Grant  SAS/G16/2  26 Nov 1365

Contents:
Thomas Combe, monk and almoner of Battle, with the consent of the abbot, to Giles Tylye and his wife Denise and their heirs in tail
A building (domus) in Alciston, which used to be the grange of the almoner to receive his corn
Paying an annual rent of 12d to the almoner; the abbot grants that the almoner and his successors may have an adequate place for his corn in another building in the manor of Alciston where it could conveniently be done; given in a court for the manor

Lease for 99 years from 29 Sep 1510 at 10s  SAS/G16/3  21 Jan 1511

Contents:
Laurence [Champion], abbot of Battle and the convent to Richard Myddilton otherwise Mylton
7a Of demesne lands of the manor of Alciston lying together at Tilton, with the pasture of the abbey in the lord's common of Tilton (E: land of the abbey called the Pundfold and the land of the abbot and convent of Bayham called Pevyndene; S: land of the cathedral church of Chichester called Sperkyslond; W: the common of Tilton; N: land of Bayham called the Several)
RM granted to the abbey a right of way from the manor of Alciston across the said 7a and Tilton Common to land called Pokehale

Grant, manor of Alciston  SAS/G16/4  2 Nov 1512

Contents:
Laurence [Champion], abbot, and the convent of Battle to Richard Middelton otherwise Mylton
A cottage with curtilage and garden with two crofts of land and 5a of land in the Common Field; the cottage and the two crofts lying together by the Northgardyn on the one side and by a croft of the lord called Litilpasture otherwise Litilheges on the other and abutting on Chalkcroft; the said 5a lying dispersed, viz in the laine (cultura) of Westlayn in the furlong of Westoun, 1 rood; in Westfurlong in the same laine, 1½a in two places; in Shortland in the same laine, 1 rood and at Bronbregge, ½a In the Middillayn in the furlong by Estrete, 1a; pasture for 30 sheep and 3 cows on the common of the manor like other tenants of Alciston
To hold of the manor of Alciston by a quitrent of 10s, suit of court twice a year (specified), heriot of best animal on death of each tenant and 10s as relief, for all other services
Appointment of John Selwyn and Thomas Taillour as attornies to give seisin

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £40  SAS/G16/5  6 Sep 1533

Contents:
John Gage, kt, to Thomas Pellond of West Firle
80a Of land with the wood growing thereon in Hellingly (W: road from Thunderscrosse to Heathfield; N: the street from the messuage of Thomas Walshe to Gravebryge and land of Thomas Rede called Coles; E: land of Thomas Walshe called Wyllynges; E, S: land of Thomas Page called Cokyslongys; W: land of Thomas Page called Cokyslouche; S: land late William Suger called Sinderforde and lands of William Harmer called Coggars; W: land of Thomas Walshe called Franklands; N: land of Thomas Walshe called Wyllynges)
Covenant to give warranty against the abbot of Westminster

Lease for 99 years at £60  SAS/G16/6  6 Feb 1536

Contents:
John [Hammond] abbot, and the convent of Battle to Ralph Sadyllar
The manor of Alciston, with all lands, rents of tenants there with tolcester and the profits of fairs at Alfriston and pasture and pannage in the wood of Sternersshe, together with all the live and dead stock as in indenture annexed, with digging of clay and chalk as anciently used
Except the hall of the manor, with buildings on the east of the hall, along with the kitchen and the old chapel in the garden there, and a stable sufficient for the horses of the abbot and his servants when they should come to the manor, and the easement of the garden of the manor as often as he pleases, together also with all liberties, franchises, deodands and treasure trove with fishery and free warren and with pasture for beasts of the farmer of Lullington in the wood of Sternersshe, viz 16 bullocks and two horses between 25 Mar and and Pentecost and two horses between 25 Mar and 29 Sep
Rent to include one quarter of green peas in Lent, one sufficient boar at Christmas, one fat ox of the value of 15s and one fat cow, value 8s at All Saints, conveyed to Battle at the cost of RS
RS to provide the abbot with food and drink, with sufficient bedroom for six of his servants and adherents twice in the year for three days and three nights and sufficient hay and straw for their horses, and also to find carriage for the abbot's things from Battle to the manor and back again twice a year
RS to receive the steward of the hospice of the monastery with three servants and the steward of the manor and the servants of the abbot sent to the manor and to find them food and drink and attend them as often as they should chance to come
Also to find carriage for twelve waggon-loads of timber for repairing the buildings of the manor, and ten waggon-loads for fuel at the Tilehouse, from the wood of Sternershe and Lynershe, and sufficient straw for thatching the buildings
The abbey to maintain and repair all buildings upon the manor unless destroyed by RS, his servants or beasts
RS to have sufficient fuel for reasonable expenditure within the manor and timber sufficient for ploughbote and haybote by delivery of the abbey officers in the said woods
The farmer to repair all fences and enclosures, except the enclosure of Northynwoode
As part of his farm the farmer to deliver at Battle between 29 Sep and 1 Aug at his own cost 100 quarters of good and clean wheat at the price of 6s 8d the quarter, and for the servants and cattle of the farmer carrying the said wheat the abbey to provide food and drink, with bedding stable and provender for horses
Attached: long schedule of live and dead stock, naming rooms
The deed is cancelled by cutting

Reversionary lease for 99 years from 29 Sep 1548  SAS/G16/7  6 Sep 1537

Contents:
The abbot and convent of Battle to Thomas a Wodde, almost identical with SAS/G16/6, but rents of Shoreham and Bramber are included
Cancelled by cutting

Crown grant (letters patent) for £200  SAS/G16/8  14 Feb 1540

Contents:
The crown to John Gage of West Firle and his wife Philippa, in consideration of good true and faithful service
The manor of Alciston with its members, late belonging to the monastery of Battle; also a Tilehouse and all messuages and land in Alciston, Tilton, [East] Blatchington, Selmeston, Arlington, Hellingly, Bramber, Berwick, Findon, Washington, Kingston Buci, Portslade, Old Shoreham and New Shoreham
All live and dead stock demised to the farmers of the manor before the date of these presents
Except all lands (26a 1½r) in the Borough of Tilton in Selmeston and Alciston on the south side of the road from Lewes to Pevensey, and 27½a ½r in the Borough of Tilton on the north side of the same road; and two parcels of land and pasture called Pysons Wysshe (11a) in Tilton, also 100a of land and pasture called Tilton Down in Tilton, which excepted land were granted to Edward Braye, kt
To hold to the said JG and his wife Philippa and his heirs in tail, by the service of the tenth part of a knight's fee and yearly rent of £10
The crown to discharge JG and the manor against Richard Sakfelde, steward of the manor concerning his fee
Endorsed: payment of £100 paid unto Edward Northe, kt in full satisfaction of £200 for the purchase of the lands within mentioned was made 2 Feb 1543 as appeareth by an acquittance thereof under the hands and seal of Sir Edward Northe, which acquittance is inrolled in the court of Augmentations 20 May 1543 by Richard Duke

Counterpart lease for 10 years at £50  SAS/G16/9  8 Sep 1543

Contents:
John Gage, kt his wife Philippa and his son and heir Edward Gage esq, to Thomas a Wode of Alciston
Recites: questions as to the validity of leases of Alciston manor; decision to determine all estates and leases claimed by TW
JG sold to TW all the stock and store of corn which had been let to farm with the manor for 300 marks, 100 marks part thereof being remitted, the remainder to be paid by instalments
The manor was leased to TW, with the exception of quitrents and rents of assize and copyholds, the woods of Sternershe and the two Westfeldes of Pookhale (W: TW's Milton's Hurst and to a meadow of JG called the Hurst Mede; E: Great Pookhale; S: the road from Pevensey to Lewes) except also the wood called Wrodings Woode otherwise the Coppice

Bond in £100  SAS/G16/10  2 Dec 1548

Contents:
Thomas Middelton otherwise Milton, to Edward Gage, esq
For further assurance of a messuage, curtilage, garden, two crofts and 5a of land in Alciston sold and conveyed to EG by deed of 1 Dec 1548

Exemplification by inspeximus  SAS/G16/11  5 May 1562

Contents:
Made at the request of Edward Gage, kt, of various letters patent touching grants to the Knights Hospitallers of Jerusalem and to Battle Abbey, including the grant of Alciston

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £120  SAS/G16/12  10 Jan 1577

Contents:
John Gage esq to Edward Newton of Alciston, yeoman
The site of the manor of Alciston with all house, buildings and the following parcels of land: the soil of the site of the manor with the closes, fields, gardens (4a); piece of pasture called the Nether Garden and the Hemp Garden (6a 1r); Oldeland, pasture, 16a; Northwood, 51½a pasture; Horsecroft 15a pasture; The Loose Field, 18a pasture; the Great Myllfield, 46a pasture The Lytle Myllfield, pasture, 12a; Great Pookhale, pasture, 41½a; Great Pookhale mede, pasture, or meadow, 21a 3r; also the following meadow ground: Chalcroft Mede, 1a 1r; a meadow next the Coppice, 36a; Roselands Mede, 7a; Hardwell Mede, 14½a; Ten Acre, 10a; the Arms, 14½a; Poundefeld Mede, 14½a; arable lands: the Borowe, 51a; the Sturtell, 11a; Whitefoore, 19a 1r; Seven Acre, 7a; The Drove, 14a; Horseshoe, 8½a; the laine next the Sheplese, 36½a; the laine next Tilton, 28a 3r; a piece of arable in Telton layne, 7a; all the Shepecorses and shepe pastures belonging to the manor
Reserved: the dovehouses and their profits, and all timber
Tenant to provide house-room, meat and drink, horsemeat, litter and lodgings for the lord and owner of the manor, his steward and other his servants and officers and their servants and horses and geldyngs, keeping the hundreds and courts there or surveying the manor, twice a year or oftener if need be
W: Nicholas Newton, John Faulkner, Roger Salter

Surrender  SAS/G16/13  12 Jan 1577

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, gent, to John Gage, esq his right and term of years in the farm of Alciston and the stock, which he had by grant of his father Edward Gage, kt, and also surrender of an annuity of £10 given to him by EG's will
W: John Comber, Roger Salter, Edward Gage

Counterpart lease for 20 years at 33s 4d  SAS/G16/14  16 Dec 1577

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Edward Newton of Alciston, yeoman
Houses and buildings called the Tile House with the workhouse belonging, and the field in which they stood, also two other fields (12a) lying together (E: Berwick Common; S: road from Berwick Common to Alciston; W: Elfikes land; N: Ludlay Land), late occupied by John Peckden deceased
Tenant to be allowed to dig clay, earth and chalk as other farmers have done for the use of the tilehouse for the making of brick, tile, and lime
The tenant to deliver to John Gage at the Tile House all necessary tile, brick and lime for the repairs of the houses and buildings of the said John Gage in the manors of Alciston, Heighton, Eckington, Exceat and Hosiers, at 8s per 1000 bricks, 6s per 1000 tiles and 6s a load of lime
W: John Comber, John Faukner

Deed of exchange  SAS/G16/15  1 Mar 1591-1592

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq and Edward Gage of Bentley, esq
7a Belonging to JG lying among the demesne lands of the manor of Tilton, intermingled with demesne lands of EG in Tilton, the bounds being so decayed as hardly to be discerned, in exchange EG granted a close or several parcel of land then lately enclosed for that purpose called Penden and the Pinfould, E, a field called the Several, N and a field called the Common, S and W
W: John Cripps, Francis Eyerman, Richard Talbot

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £125  SAS/G16/16  25 Nov 1593

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Edmund Elfficke of Alciston, yeoman
The capital house and site of the demesne lands of the manor of Alciston and all buildings, gardens and necessary places belonging (4a); the Nether Garden and the Hemp Garden, (6a 1r) (and all other premises as in SAS/G16/14)
W: George Gage, Thomas Gilderedge and Henry Collins

Counterpart lease for 21 years at 10s 6d  SAS/G16/17  1 Jan 1594

Contents:
John Gage, esq to his brother George Gage, esq
A close of land or pasture called Newe Wood (7a) in Alciston (E: Berwick Common; N: Ludlay Lands; W: another close called Newswood otherwise Buckfield; S: road), late occupied by Richard Comber
W: Francis Eyerman, Henry Collins

Lease for 16 years at £6 13s 4d  SAS/G16/18  1 Sep 1596

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Henry Guldeford and James Thetcher, esq
All the coppices, woods, underwoods and woodlands called Abbots Wood, Sterneashe, Lignashe and Deane Lands
Proviso for JG and the inhabitants in his mansion houses and messuages in Firle and Alciston to fell, coal and carry away as much of the said wood and underwood as required for fuel in the said houses; Edmund Elphick of Alciston to have 30 loads yearly for his house
W: Thomas Gildredge, Henry Collins, John Gilderedge, Henry Cooke

Lease for 21 years at £125  SAS/G16/19  1 Oct 1616

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Walter Hendley of Maidstone, Kent, gent
Alciston Farm (described as in previous leases and the exceptions the same)
W: Richard Hoskyns, Thomas Herisson, Edward Watson, Lewes Rye

Counterpart of SAS/G16/19  SAS/G16/20  1 Oct 1616

Counterpart underlease at £200  SAS/G16/21  5 Oct 1616

Contents:
Walter Hendley to Edward Mattock of Alciston, yeoman
Alciston Farm
From the date of deed to 29 Sep 1636; rent to be paid in the porch of Alciston Church

Quitclaim  SAS/G16/22  5 May 1617

Contents:
James Morley of London, esq, and Robert Morley of the Inner Temple, London, gent to William Foster, gent
The tithes of corn from the manor of Alciston, amounting to 26s 8d yearly, granted to JM, RM and WF, with other things, by patent of 14 March 1617
W: Richard Hoskyns, Ric Thornton and Robert Walker, servant of Hen Best, scr

Surrender of SAS/G16/19  SAS/G16/23  24 Jul 1621

Contents:
Walter Hendley to John Gage, esq
W: John Brook, Roland Mather, Jo Winterborne, Robert Carpenter

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £120  SAS/G16/24  14 Aug 1621

Contents:
John Gage, esq to John Alce of Beddingham, yeoman, and Richard Alchorne of Rodmell, yeoman
Alciston house and farm (described as before)
Additional rent of 240 bushels of wheat at the mansion house of Firle between 1 Nov and 25 Dec, and 240 bushels of barley between 1 Nov and 2 Feb, 8 gallons to the bushel
W: Simon Maxfeild, Andrew Baulcombe, Robert Lorkin

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £4 13s 4d  SAS/G16/25  30 Sep 1623

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to James Brooke of Berwick, gent
14a Of woodland called the Coppice in the manor or territories of Alciston
W: Christopher Herbert, M[elitus] Halward, Thomas Storer

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £120  SAS/G16/26  28 Dec 1622

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Edmund Brooke of Hellingly, gent, all former lease being surrendered
Alciston Farm (described as before)
Reserved: the right to dig chalk (no mention of the dovehouse)
W: Christopher Herbert, John Guilderedge

Counterpart lease for 20 years at £125  SAS/G16/27  2 Jan 1623

Contents:
John Gage, bt to John Alce and Richard Alchorne of Alciston, yeoman
Alciston Farm (dovehouse not excepted)
And 220 bushels of wheat and 220 bushels of barley

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £15 12s  SAS/G16/28  30 Sep 1624

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to John Meeres of Alciston, gent
The messuage in which JM was dwelling in Alciston with barns, orchards and 40a of land enjoyed with it, also occupied by JM, and 60 sheep-leases belonging to it
Reserved: trees of oak, elm and ash, the right of hawking, hunting and fowling
W: Richard Hoskyns, Christopher Herbert, Edward Mattock

Counterpart lease for 11 years at £40  SAS/G16/29  31 Jan 1626

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to Thomas Savage of Melford, Suffolk, kt and bt
The manor of Alciston and the wood called Abbots Wood, Lignash, Sterneash and Deaneland Coppice
W: Thomas Savage, Thomas Brooke

Letters patent  SAS/G16/30  4 Jun 1631

Contents:
The crown to Richard Chettle, esq, and Richard Balley, gent
(Inter alia) of the reversion and remainder of the manor of Alciston and a tile house granted to John Gage, kt and his heirs in tail male by patent of 13 Feb 1540
A contemporary certified copy

Conveyance (bargain and sale)  SAS/G16/31  8 Feb 1632

Contents:
Richard Chettle of the Middle Temple, London, esq, and Richard Baley of London, gent, to John Gage, bt
The reversion and remainder of the manor of Alciston and Tilehouse granted to them by patent of 4 Jun 1631
W: Phillip Eden, Robert Pickering, Awbrey Batherne

Contemporary copy of SAS/G16/31  SAS/G16/32  8 Feb 1632

Lease for 21 years at £240  SAS/G16/33  12 Apr 1648

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt, and his wife Mary to Richard Alchorne of Alciston, yeoman
Alciston manor and farm (described as before); 70a of marshland in Pevensey, occupied by RA
W: Thomas Hewes, John Smythe, Cuthbert Nicholson

Counterpart of SAS/G16/33  SAS/G16/34  12 Apr 1648

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £60  SAS/G16/35  2 May 1650

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, to Susannah Morley of Glynde, widow
Part of the manor of Alciston and all rents, services, heriots and profits to the manor belonging in Bramber, Shoreham, Washington and Findon; also a parcel of demesne land called Haselcroft, (8a) in Washington
W: Herbert Morley, Robert Pickering
Attached: schedule of rents amounting to 44s 6d

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £5 8s  SAS/G16/36  10 Mar 1667

Contents:
Henry Goring of Burton, bt, and his wife Mary and John Gage, bt, to William Day of Alciston, yeoman
Tenement called the Tilehouse, with the close on which it stood called the Tilehouse Close in three several closes (10a), and a little piece of ground called Little Newood, (4a) in Alciston
W: Henry Coffin, William Shelley

Unexecuted lease  SAS/G16/37  1 Sep 1672

Contents:
Mary Goring of Burton and John Gage, bt, to Edward Pollington of Wilmington, yeoman
The capital messuage in alciston where Richard Alciston lately dwelt with barns, buildings and the north half of the pigeon house, and three-fourths of all sheep-down of pasture belonging to the messuage and certain pieces of land in Alciston

Counterpart lease for 7 years at £180  SAS/G16/38  20 Jul 1687

One membrane torn off

Contents:
Mary Goring and John Gage, bt, to Stephen Pollington of Wilmington, yeoman
Capital messuage in Alciston in which Richard Alchorne then lately dwelt, with barns, stables and a pigeon house belonging to the messuage and three parts of the sheep down and the following lands, part of the demesne lands of the manor of Alciston: Millfield (64a), Hardwell or Roseland (23a), The Sturtle (16a), Northwood (53a), Old Land (14a), The Wishes (37a), The Great Garden (6a), Pookehale (22a), The Burrough (50a), The Thorne (17a), The Loose (44a), Westland (41a)
Reserving to Thomas Parsons ways from other parts of the demesne lands of Alciston leased to him by sir Henry Goring, MG and JG
W: Thomas Lockyer, William Copage, Garrad Mason

Counterpart lease for 18 years at £34  SAS/G16/39  2 May 1698

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to Richard Mockett of Alciston, yeoman
The Milfield in Alciston, (64a) part of the demesne lands of Alciston lately used by Stephen Pollington and then occupied by RM
W: William Lane, Henry Lloyd

Lease for 18 years at £133 8s  SAS/G16/40  2 Jul 1698

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Edward Boyse of Alciston, yeoman
Capital messuage of Alciston, late occupied by Stephen Pollington, and lands, as in Pollington's lease
Also paying £10 yearly to the vicar of Alciston
W: Thomas Morgan, Henry Lloyd

Counterpart of SAS/G16/40  SAS/G16/41  2 Jul 1698

Lease for 21 years at £60  SAS/G16/42  20 Jan 1700

Contents:
Rowland Stanley of Wootton Castle, Cheshire, bt, William Goring of Burton, bt, Joseph Gage of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, esq and Henry Gage of Bentley in Framfield, esq, (trustees of Thomas Gage, bt, an infant), to Samuel Young of Beddingham, yeoman
The Little Hurst, 10a; Barn Hurst, 10a; Milton Hurst, 24a; Ten Acres, 10a; Nineteen Acres, 19a; Bottom Mead, 3a; Pookhale, 16a; in Selmeston and Alciston, late occupied by John Gage, bt, deceased
W: Thomas Medley, W Mitchell, Elyot Richbell

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £85  SAS/G16/43  10 Jan 1701

Contents:
William Goring, bt, Rowland Stanley, bt, and Henry Gage, esq (trustees) to Thomas Parsons of Alciston, yeoman
Messuage and farm called Alciston Place, with barns, buildings and the following lands: the Heege, 12a; the Common Feild, 5a; Little Sturtle, 2a; Broadland, 8a; In the Common Laines of Alciston adjoining to the Downs belonging to the said farm, of arable land: 22a and 60 Leazowes on the Tenant Sheep down; a piece called Twenty Acres, 19a; Seven Acres, 6a; the Horseshoe, 9a; Ten Acres, 10a; the Arme, 17a; Horsecroft, 14a; Poundfield, 14a; Seven Acres, 7a; the Pookhale, 40a; and one fourth of the Sheep Down
W: William Mitchell, Margaret Mitchell, Henry Lloyd

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £133 8s  SAS/G16/44  10 Dec 1716

Contents:
William Gage of West Firle, bt to Edward Boys of Alciston, yeoman
Capital messuage or tenement in Alciston occupied by EB and other premises as in lease of 2 Jul 1698
Also paying £10 to the vicar of Alciston
W: William Baldy, Barnard Couvat

Lease for 21 years at £50  SAS/G16/45  10 Dec 1716

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Edward Boys
The Little Hurst and other lands in Selmeston and Alciston (as in lease to Samuel Young)
W: Bernard Couvat, George Briggs

Counterpart of SAS/G16/45  SAS/G16/46  10 Dec 1716

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £34  SAS/G16/47  20 Jan 1721

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Richard Mockett of Alciston, yeoman
The Millfields (64a)
W: Bernard Couvat, George Briggs

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £25  SAS/G16/48  30 Nov 1724

Contents:
William Gage, bt to John Vallens of Alciston, yeoman
Messuage and farm called Alciston Place, with barns, buildings and land, late occupied by Thomas Parsons, and certain lands (as in Parson's lease)
W: Bernard Covatt, Samuel Collingham

Miscellaneous Documents  [no ref. or date]

Exemplification of a decree of the court of queen's bench  SAS/G16/49  9 May 1597

Contents:
In an action by Edward Sheppard against Thomas Pelham, esq, adjudging that John Gage, as lord of the manor of Alciston, and his tenants of Hese in Hellingly were entitled to common of pasture in the Dicker, being 100a belonging to the manor of Laughton, by the customary payment of 1d yearly for the right
Thomas Pelham impounded horses and cattle of Edward Sheppard, who brought his action for damages, and succeeded

Exemplification of depositions of witnesses  SAS/G16/50  6 Nov 1596

Contents:
Edward Bodell of Hailsham, 80, Thomas Peckham of Hellingly, 60, Garret Funnell of Hellingly, 60 and Stephen Fawkner of Hellingly, 70, concerning the tithes of Abbot's Wood

Exemplification of a verdict in a prohibition  SAS/G16/51  3 May 1598

Contents:
Butcher v William Knight, clerk, vicar of Arlington, concerning the tithes if Abbots Wood, court of common pleas; Trinity 1597

Alciston tithes; exemplification of SAS/G16/53  SAS/G16/52  10 Nov 1601

Decree of the court of Wards and Liveries  SAS/G16/53A, B  1601

Contents:
In ex parte John Gage, the queen's ward, v Peter Smythe, clerk, and others for the tithes of Alciston; Hilary term

Exemplification of a decree  SAS/G16/54  16 Nov 1601

Contents:
Of the court of Wards and Liveries in committees of John Gage the queen's ward v Thomas Pelham, esq, concerning common on the Dicker

Exemplification of interrogatories and depositions in SAS/G16/54  SAS/G16/55  20 Apr 1602

Exemplification of interrogatories and depositions  SAS/G16/56  20 Apr 1602

Contents:
In the court of Wards and Liveries between the committees of John Gage, the queen's ward, v Peter Smyth and others, concerning the tithes of Abbots Wood

Decree in the court of Wards and Liveries  SAS/G16/57  1608


Related information: For further proceedings in this suit see SAS/G16/83

Contents:
Against Peter Smith, vicar of Alciston, at the suit of the committees of John Gage, the queen's ward; Michaelmas term

Exemplification of proceedings in Mattocke v Lawrence concerning Alciston tithes  SAS/G16/58  9 Oct 1621


Related information: For further proceedings in this suit, see SAS/G16/85

Exemplification of verdict in Mattocke v Lawrence concerning the tithes of Alciston  SAS/G16/59  28 Nov 1628

Extract from [?the chronicle of Battle Abbey] reciting the grant by William I of liberties to Battle Abbey  SAS/G16/60  nd [c1600]

Contents:
Certified 'from a rental and custumal of the hundred of Battle' among the records of the court of Augmentations

Copy of charter by Richard [of Droitwich], Bishop of Chichester  SAS/G16/61  9 Sep 1249

Contents:
To the abbot and convent of Battle granting a continuance of immunity from the payment of tithes of the demesne land of Alciston

Certified copy of charter of Richard [of Droitwich], bishop of Chichester, 12 Jun 1251  SAS/G16/62  1610

Contents:
Reciting that the abbot and convent of Battle had transferred to the church of Chichester all their right in the church of Alciston with the church of Lullington and also the church of Westfield, saving their pensions and tithes; the bishop granted the church of Alciston with that of Lullington to supplementing the common fund of the cathedral, saving a competenant vicarage and ordained by Bishop Ranulf; on the death or resignation of the rector of Westfield, the bishop assigned to the abbot and convent of Battle all tithes of corn and pulse in the parish except in gardens, and a vicarage was ordained and the emoluments specified

Copy Inspeximus of charter of William I granting to Battle Abbey manors, including Alciston and special liberties  SAS/G16/63/1  1414-15

Copy Patent roll of Inspeximus of two charters of Hen I  SAS/G16/63/2  1431-32

Contents:
Granting to Battle Abbey liberties in the manor of Alciston and also in their other manors including Apeldram which the king gave in exchange for Reading

Copy of the ordination of separate vicarages for Alciston and Lullington by Bishop [Robert] Sherburne  SAS/G16/64  May 1520

Contents:
The vicar of Alciston to provide a house at his own charge as conveniently as he could near the church; the dean and chapter of Chichester to pay him £2 13s 4d yearly by way of augmentation of the endowment
The vicar of Lullington to have the house sometime belonging to the rector there, with a small garden adjoining on the west side of the church next the barn of the proprietor of the church; the dean and chapter as rectors to pay the vicar £6 13s 4d by way of augmentation of the endowment of the vicarage
Extracted from the register of Bishop Sherborne under the seal of Anthony Blincow LLD, vicar-general, 13 Oct 1604

Account of Thomas Wodde, farmer of Alciston  SAS/G16/65  1539-1540

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Endorsed: proving how much of the farm of Tilton was parcel of the demesne of Alciston

Survey of the possessions of Battle Abbey  SAS/G16/66  nd [c1535]

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With rents and allowances claimed and a list of the names of the obedientiaries [from Valor Ecclesiasticus]

A valuation of Alciston manor, distinguishing the part purchased from the crown by Edward Bray, kt  SAS/G16/67  nd [c1538]

Affirmation  SAS/G16/68  14 Jan 1594

Contents:
John Selwyn of Sereland [in Hailsham], esq, aged 80 years, that he had never paid tithes or heard of them being paid for wood sold out of Abbot's Wood otherwise Lygnashe in Arlington
W: George Gage, Nicholas Burton, Pelham Burton, John Selwyn the younger and Henry Collins

Order in the court of Wards  SAS/G16/69  1 Jul 1601

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In the cause between Henry Guildford, kt and others v Thomas Pelham, concerning common of pasture in The Dicker, giving a day for the Lord High Treasurer, who might be concerned, to show cause

Case on the tithes of Alciston  SAS/G16/70  nd [c1630]

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For counsel's opinion to advise on a prohibition against the parson of Arlington; the matter in question more than 20 years before and 'now no ancient witnesses are alive'

Copy assessment of Selmeston poor rate  SAS/G16/71  24 Feb 1701

Sketch plan of lands [at Pookhill] in Selmeston and Alciston  SAS/G16/72  1758

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Surveyed for Mr Edward Boyse by John Bowra of Groombridge: Bottom Mead, Woodfield, Barn Hurst Field, the Ten Acres, the Nineteen Acres, total area 68a

Copy of agreement and final concord between Ralph [de Coventry], abbot of Battle and the prior of Michelham dated Michaelmas term 1255  SAS/G16/73  c1440

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Agreement that the prior should have the flow of water to his mill of Michelham [in Arlington] along the abbotF's land of Stanash (Sternersse) in Hellingly to the height of the sluices of 2' 9", so that when the water reaches that height it is possible to cross freely
With wrapper and inscription of c1600

Particulars of land belonging to the rectory of Alciston of which the rector receives the tithes  SAS/G16/74  nd [c1440]

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Viz a plot in the garden of the manor (1 rood); 1a in Stortulf; 1a at Langtharm; 3r 30p on Prambregge; 2r 37p in the Cothous; 1a 0r 37p in two pieces called Hemsher and Bavedlond; total 5a 0r 22p

Copy of a terrier of the vicarage of Alciston of 22 Sep 1635  SAS/G16/75  8 Nov 1794

Copy of a terrier of the vicarage of Alciston of 24 Sep 1675  SAS/G16/76  8 Nov 1794

Copy of a terrier of the vicarage of Alciston of 5 Aug 1678  SAS/G16/77  8 Nov 1794

Letter from William Fowler, [chapter clerk], Chichester, to John Hoper, Lewes  SAS/G16/78  22 Oct, 4 Nov 1800


Related information: For the bundle of which this letter was probably part, see SAS/G16/89

Contents:
Incorporating a text of a terrier of the rectory of Alciston as let to Samuel Harrison, esq, c1720
Attached: letter from William Ridge to [John] Hoper with tenants' names and acreages; 4 Nov 1800

Draft bill of Thomas Hesketh, kt, attorney of the court of Wards and Liveries, v Page and others, inhabitants of the tithing of [East] Blatchington  SAS/G16/79  nd [1605]

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Recites custom, before the dissolution of Battle Abbey, that the inhabitants of the tithing or hamlet called Blatchington as a member of the manor of Alciston, after the death of every abbot should pay to the next abbot as a benevolence or duty 'one nag or palfrey' of the value of £5, or else £5 in money at their election
The abbot surrendered the monastery to the king, and the king, about the 35th year of his reign, granted it to John Gage, kt, and his wife Phillipa
The £5 claimed on the death of each lord of the manor; the tenants (named) refuse payment

Draft bill of the committees of John Gage, the queen's ward v Michael Sandys, kt and others in the court of Wards and Liveries  SAS/G16/80A  nd [c1601]

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Michael Sandys, kt, holding land called Worth land in the manor of Hedgecourt, quitrent 8d and another parcel called Felbridge, quitrent 12d detained rent and refused services
Thomas Pelham, esq had entered into a little meadow in Laughton lying before Laughton Place (1a, bounds given), and had pulled down, destroyed and defaced all the hedges mounds and enclosure thereof claiming the same as his own
John Corneford, yeoman, holding in free socage of the manor of Shovelstrode lands and tenements in East Grinstead, quitrent 2s 9d called Monks Meade and lands called Bosses and two gardens in the town of East Grinstead, refused to do services and detained rent
Edward Selwyn and Thomas Wickham had entered on ground called the Helde otherwise Abbots Helde parcel of the manor of Exceat (12a) in Exceat (E: land of ES; N, E: land of Thomas Selwyn, gent; S: land called the Ladders); tresspass
Christopher Crowcher of Worth and John Goodwyn had entered upon ground called Sentcleres in Worth(5a), parcel of the manor of Hedgecourt (N: Copthorne Common; E: land of Roger Harding); trespass
William Blonden otherwise Blundell had also entered on lands called Little Gybbes in Worth, held of the manor of Hedgecourt
Peter Smythe, vicar of Alciston, Thomas Colvill and Thomas Michell, pretendting title to the tithes of the demesne lands of the manor of Alciston, had not only procured the tenants to pay tithes and impleaded and sued the occupiers, whereas the lands were discharged of tithes
Alexander Bawcombe and Simon Parker had entered into Maresfield Park and committed waste
Charles Gylmon, gent by pretence of a lease of the demesne of the manor of Burstow, had received and applied to his own use the rents of the manor amounting to £13 or £14 a year
Robert a Brooke and Alice a Brooke having lands in Hailsham held of the manor of Hailsham otherwise Earsham, detained rent
John Bray, gent, held Rayes Land in Exceat of the manor of Exceat, quitrent 17s, and John Large, clerk, had lands called Brook Place otherwise Brookland in the late decayed parish of Exceat, and they detained the rents
John Thorpe and his son Thomas Thorpe by colour of a lease of the demesne lands of Hedgecourt had entered lands called Millwood and Cuddinglye, which did not pass by the lease, and enjoyed the same since the death of John Gage, and had cut down, stibbed and rooted up the most part of the woods and other parts ofthe demesnes to the value of £3000 And under colour of the sale of certain decayed stubbs had cut down 2000 great and sound trees to the value of £1000

Draft replication to the answer of defendant Thomas Pelham  SAS/G16/80B  nd [c1602]

Proceedings by and against Edmund Elphick, lessee of the demesnes of Alciston, regarding tithes of the demesne lands  SAS/G16/81  1601-1628

Contents:
Courts of common pleas, exchequer and wards and liveries

Pleadings in Richard Elphick v Edward Newton in common pleas in prohibition concerning the tithes Alciston  SAS/G16/82  1603-1604

Contents:
Hilary 1603; with drafts for an information in the court of common pleas by John Pyle of London, yeoman, against Thomas Dawson of Lewes, gent, for maintaining Elphick v Newton, Michaelmas 1604

Committees of John Gage v Peter Smith, Thomas Mitchell and Thomas Colvill in the court of Wards and Liveries concerning the tithes of the demesnes of Alciston  SAS/G16/83/1-8  1600-1601, 1605

Contents:
With an agreement with Smith for valuing the arrears, 21 Oct 1605

John Gage and Richard Elphick v Peter Smith, vicar of Alciston in exchequer concerning the tithes of the Alciston: draft bill and order  SAS/G16/83/9-10  Feb 1605

Information of Richard Elphick v Peter Smith in common pleas, Easter 1605  SAS/G16/83/11  1605

Information and papers in Edward Gage and Francis Eyerman v Peter Smith in common pleas in maintenance  SAS/G16/83/12-15  1607-1609

Cuthbert Pepper, attorney of the court of wards on behalf of John Gage v Peter Smith  SAS/G16/83/16-21  1608

Peter Smith v John Gage, Edward Gage and Richard Hoskins in chancery: bill, answers and defendant's interrogatories  SAS/G16/83/22-26  Jan 1612

John Butcher v William Knight, vicar of Arlington, in prohibition in common pleas concerning the tithes of Abbots Wood  SAS/G16/84  1596-c1598

Contents:
Examination of plaintiff's witnesses at Serjeants Inn, Easter and Michaelmas 1596; pleadings, Trinity 1597; jury panel, nd, [c1598]

Edward Lawrence, gent (lessee of Alciston rectory) v Edward Mattock late of Alciston, gent  SAS/G16/85  Easter 1621


Related information: for exemplifications of proceedings and verdict in this suit, see SAS/G16/58-59

Contents:
In common pleas in debt (proceedings and briefs) and prohibition (brief with draft only) concerning the tithes of Alciston

William Thorne, DD, dean of Chichester and his farmer Edward Lawrence v John Gage in exchequer chamber concerning the tithes of Alciston demesnes  SAS/G16/86  Easter term 1626

Contents:
Revived bill in the name of EL's executrix Susan Lawrence

Committees of John Gage v Thomas Pelham, esq, in the court of Wards and Liveies concerning the rights of the manor of Alciston on the Dicker Common in Hellingly  SAS/G16/87  1599-1600

Contents:
Draft bill, answer, brief, interrogatories and deposition of TP, depositions (under two commissions), brief and decree

Thomas Pelham, esq v Edmund Sheppard in queen's bench in trespass by bill: copy proceedings  SAS/G16/88  1597-1598

Contents:
Trinity term 1597 - Easter 1598

Detailed statement of documents and facts concerning the demesnes of the manor of Alciston and Tilton Farm  SAS/G16/89  1699-1803

Contents:
Prepared [by John Hoper] in a dispute with William Kilwick, vicar of Alciston, who had been required by the the bishop to reside; 1801
Attempts to establish the extent of the tithe-free elements of the Gage estate in Alciston; discusses many of the documents listed as SAS/G16 (especially the litigation between 1596 and 1623), and concludes with a terrier attempting to relate field-names from surveys of 1629, 1647 and 1794
Supporting papers include drafts maps and schedules, lists of field-names and acreage, 1699, receipts for land tax, 1729, letters from William Hall, agent, 1778, detailed valuation of vicarial tithe by William Richardson, 1801; acrimonious correspondence, 1794-1803

Account book of Edward Boys and his descendants as collectors of the quitrents of the manors of Alciston, Compton Berwick, Heighton St Clere, Eckington otherwise Ripe and (from 1761) Ranscombe and The Mote  SAS/G16/90  1715-1779


Related information: This volume belongs with those listed as SAS/G11/25-28

Contents:
At front: note of a distraint of a bull on EB, 12 May 1721
3: Account of the hurricane of 8 Jan 1735
At end: account of interview with John Fagg, esq at Glynleigh [in Westham] concerning the differences among the people of the upper [Westgate] meeting-house in Lewes, 3 Feb 1729
Accounts of expenditure on the father of Edmund Colvill of Maidstone, a boarder, 1719
Account of churchwardens and overseers [?of Alciston], 1723-24 note of purchase of the book from William Braban, 20 Nov 1711
The volume was bundled with SAS/G16/89 and was probably used in its compilation

Papers of George Hoper concerning the apportionment of the tithes of Alciston  SAS/G16/91  1841-1843

Contents:
Includes seven statements of facts, synopsis by GH, award of John Maurice Herbert of Lincoln's Inn, 17 Apr 1843, and correspondence

OLD RENTALS  [no ref. or date]

Rental of the manors of Heighton St Clere, Ranscombe, Alciston, Hosiers, Crabhouse, Eckington, Lamport, Berwick Hospital, Bestenover, Friston with Exceat, Shovelstrode, Newenham and Preston Poynings  SAS/G17/1  1 Mar 1569

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Names of the farm tenants are given, but the quitrents of freeholders and copyholders and given in one sum

Rentals  SAS/G17/2  nd [c1650]

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Of various manors of Alciston (no tenants' names), Compton Berwick, Bestnover (with description of lands), Eckington and Ripe, Lamport manor and hundred, Exceat and Friston, Ershams, Hosiers (no tenants' names), Heighton St Clere; with good details of demesne lands in Firle, including '[blank] holdeth a little house which is the site of the manor of Heighton', also 'the site of the ancient house called the Milsted [Mesteds] with the barns and stalls'; Hedgecourt; Ranscombe; Maresfield, Shovelstrode

Detailed rental of the manor of Alciston  SAS/G17/3  1631

Rental of the manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G17/4  1631

Rental of the manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G17/5  1693-1701

Rental of the manors of Alciston and Compton Berwick  SAS/G17/6  1694

Rental of the manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G17/7  1702-1705

Rental of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G17/8  20 Apr 1704

Rental of West Firle and Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G17/9A, B  29 Sep 1704

two copies

Rental of the manors of Preston Poynings, West Firle and Amies otherwise Levetts, with draft  SAS/G17/10A, B  29 Sep 1785

Draft rental of the manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G17/11  1795

Draft rental of the manor of West Firle  SAS/G17/12  1795

Draft rental of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts in Firle  SAS/G17/13  1795

Rental of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts [in Firle]  SAS/G17/14  nd [c1785]

Rental of the estates of William Gage, bt  SAS/G17/15  nd [c1745]


Related information: For accounts of the receiver of William Gage's debts, prepared as SAS/G17/15, see SAS/G7/45-47

Manor of Preston Poynings: rentals, accounts etc  SAS/G17/16  1702-1783


Related information: For accounts of Richard Ellis for 1745-1746 and 1747-1748, see SAS/G20/841-842

Contents:
Collecting-rentals, 1702, 1713-1744; account of Richard Ellis of Seaford, schoolmaster, with Thomas Chowne for quitrents, 1746-1747; similar account of Benjamin Bollard of Seaford with Thomas Chowne, 1778-1779, with vouchers, 1783

Rentals of the manors of Alciston, Compton Berwick, Heighton St Clere, Hosiers, Ripe otherwise Eckington, Exceat and Friston, Maresfield, the Mote otherwise Little Horsted and Ranscombe  SAS/G17/17  25 Oct 1758

Contents:
Each manor indexed

Rental as SAS/G17/17, omitting Maresfield  SAS/G17/18  nd [1758]


Related information: for Maresfield see SAS/G17/28

Contents:
At end: note of seizures of heriots, 1762-1766

Rental as SAS/G17/17  SAS/G17/19  1791-1803

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1791, Annotated to 1803

Rental as SAS/G17/17, except Alciston and Maresfield  SAS/G17/20  1787-1798

Rentals of Compton Berwick, The Mote otherwise Little Horsted, Amies otherwise Levetts, Preston Poynings and West Firle  SAS/G17/21  1790-1795

Rental as SAS/G17/20  SAS/G17/22  1 Feb 1812

Rentals of the manors of Heighton St Clere, Eckington otherwise Ripe, Ranscombe, Hosiers and Compton Berwick  SAS/G17/23  1804-1820, 1823

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1804, Annotated to 1820 attached: rental of the manor of Selmeston Ludlay, 30 May 1823

Rental of the manor of Maresfield, arranged by parish  SAS/G17/24  1746

Rental of the manor of Maresfield with references to court-books  SAS/G17/25  1785-1790

Contents:
8 Aug 1785, annotated to 24 Sep 1790

Rental of the manor of Maresfield with references to court-books  SAS/G17/26  24 Sep 1790

Rental of the manor of Maresfield, with references to court-books  SAS/G17/27  1803-1807

Contents:
27 Oct 1803, annotated to 19 Aug 1807

Rental of the manor of Maresfield, with index  SAS/G17/28  nd, [1758]

Rental of various manors of  SAS/G17/29  1783-1787

Contents:
Alciston 14 Nov 1783, Heighton St Clere 10 Jan 1787, Eckington otherwise Ripe 28 Dec 1786 and Exceat, Friston, Hosiers, Ranscombe, 1787

Copy of the rental of the manor of Alciston from SAS/G17/29  SAS/G17/30  1783

Rental of the manor of Alciston  SAS/G17/31  10 Apr 1794, 3 Oct 1802

Contents:
Contains: letter from William Wood, West Firle, to John Hoper, attorney, School Hill, Lewes, that he has measured a piece of waste at Abblots Wood in Arlington which Thomas Gosden wishes to enclose; 3 Oct 1802

Rental of the manor of Alciston  SAS/G17/32  1 Feb 1812

Rental of the manor of Alciston  SAS/G17/33  1811-1820

Contents:
1 Jun 1811, Annotated to 1 Jan 1820

Rental of the manor of Berwick  SAS/G17/34  23 Sep 1807

Rental of the manor of Berwick  SAS/G17/35  1807-1828

Contents:
23 Sep 1807, annotated to 17 Oct 1818 and 22 May 1828

Rental of the manor of Alciston for rents at Alciston and Tilton, including farm-rents, renewed by John Buklond  SAS/G17/36  1497-1498

Contents:
Bound in a service-book of c1400

Rental [of the manor of Alciston] headed Blatchington for rents in [East] Blatchington, Berwick and Hese [in Hellingly], renewed by John Bokelond  SAS/G17/37  1498-1499

Rental of the manor of Alciston and the freehold tenants of Compton Berwick, renewed  SAS/G17/38  12 Aug 1603

Estreats of court baron and leet for the manor of Alciston by Richard Hoskyns, steward  SAS/G17/39  [1614]-1616

Terrier of holdings in the open fields of Alciston, arranged by furlong  SAS/G17/40  nd [c1785]

Contents:
At rear: account of sheep-leazes 'taken by me from the shepherd in 1786'

Terrier as SAS/G17/40, including measurement in links; perhaps a draft  SAS/G17/41  nd [c1785]

Terrier of William Young's land in firle  SAS/G17/42  1776


Related information: For Thomas Marchant's map and book of reference, 1776, see ACC 2553 and AMS 6164/1

Contents:
As surveyed by Thomas Marchant, with references to the numbers on his map; with Marchant's account for surveying

Terrier of Robert Pearse's land as SAS/G17/42  SAS/G17/43  1776

Accounts of William Michell and James Michell as receiver and attorney to the estate  SAS/G17/44  1766-1783

Contents:
Cash account between William Michell and William Hall, settled 10 Apr 1766; Accounts of William Michell as receiver of the estate of William Gage, bt, deceased, 1756-1757, settled 17 Jun 1766; account of William Michell for manorial stewardships, 1767-1769, received 4 Jul 1769; profits of courts received by William Michell, 1767-1769, and by James Michell, 1770-1772, with accounts, received 8 May 1773; account of law-costs by William Michell, 1769-1770, and James Michell, 1770-1772, received by James Michell, 8 May 1773; profits of court received by William Raynes, 1780-1783

ALCISTON COURT ROLLS  [no ref. or date]

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/63  1497-1499

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/64  1499-1501

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/65  1501-1502

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/68  1515-1519

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/69  1520-1522

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/70  1545-1546

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/71  1547

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/72  1548

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/73  1549

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/74  1549

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/75  1550

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/76  1551

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Minutes of Hundreds and Courts Baron  SAS/G18/78  1554-1557

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Draft minutes of hundred  SAS/G18/79  Oct 1653

Draft minutes of court baron (includes, Eckington otherwise Ripe, Ranscombe and Heighton St Clere)  SAS/G18/80  7 Dec 1653

Draft minutes of hundreds and courts  SAS/G18/81  1676-1689

Notes taken from the court rolls of the manor of Alciston  SAS/G18/82  nd [Jul 1555]

Contents:
Entries concerning tenements in New Shoreham, brewers, licences to marry, coroner's fees, the death of John Leme prior of Michelham and tenements in Hese, 1393-1453

Remembrances for the court for the manor of Alciston  SAS/G18/83  25 Mar 1555

Minutes of a court for the manor of Alciston  SAS/G18/84  9 Dec 1653

LETTERS PATENT, WARDSHIPS AND RECUSANCY PAPERS  [no ref. or date]

Exemplification of an inquisition of 19 Jul 1525  SAS/G19/1A  15 Jun 1534

Contents:
Inquisition taken before Thomas Heron, escheator, at East Grinstead concerning the suppression and possessions of the late abbot and convent of Bayham, surrendered to Thomas [Wolsey], cardinal archbishop of York, including the manors of Bayham, Rockland [in Wartling], Otham [in Hailsham], Tilton [in Selmeston], Hailsham, Hellingly, Friston, Bullockstown [in Withyham], and Kitchenham, Sussex; water-mills in Bayham and Hellingly, and 200 messuages, 3000a of land, 1000a of pasture, 600a of meadow, 1000a of wood, 600a of marsh and £40 rent, in Bayham, Rockland, Otham, Tilton, Hailsham, Hellingly, Friston, Exceat, Bourege, Kitchenham, Horsley, Lamport, Eastbourne, Cottisford, Boreham, Brightling, Etchingham, Frant, Coveherst, Wartling and Heathfeld, worth 100 marks

Copy of the inquisition exemplified by SAS/G19/1A  SAS/G19/1B  nd [c 1620]

Copy of an inquisition  SAS/G19/1C  27 Sep 1530

Contents:
Taken before commissioners (named) at Lewes concerning the manors and lands of which Thomas [Wolsey], cardinal archbishop was seised on 28 Aug 1523 or 2 Dec 1523
They comprised the site of the monastery or Abbey of Bayham, the manors of Bayham, Rockland [in Warlting], Otham [in Hailsham], Tilton [in Selmeston], Hailsham, Hellingly, Friston, Exceat [in West Dean], Bullockstown in Withyham, and Kitchenham, the advowsons of the churches or rectories of Hailsham and Hellingly, two water-mills in Bayham and Hellingly and 200 messuages, 3000a of land, 1000a of pasture, 600a of meadow, 1000a of wood, 600a of marsh and £40 rent in Bayham, Rockland, Otham, Tilton, Hailsham, Hellingly, Friston, Exceat, Bourege, Kitchenham, Withyham, Horsley, Lamport in Eastbourne, Cottisfford Wickland, Boreham, Brightling, Etchingham, Frant, Cowherst, Coveling [in Brightling], Wartling, Heathfield, Mayfield, and Hartley, and also 15s 8d rent in the vill of Rolfehedges in Withyham; also the site of the late monastery or priory of St Bartholomew of Calceto and the manors of Calceto, Sulham, Bourne and Lyminster, and 50 messuages, 1000a of land, 100a of pasture, 600a of meadow, 200a of wood, 100a of marsh and 20s rent in Calceto, Sulham, Bourne, Lymistre, Arundel, Poling, Warningham, Ham, Houghton, Tangmere, Brugham, Gene otherwise Greene, South Stoke, Binderton, Offington, Petworth, Billingshurst, Patching and Midhurst; all which premises TW granted to the dean and canons of the college of Thomas Wolsey, cardinal of York, in the university of Oxford, who have received the profits thereof from 10 Feb 1526 The premises are worth beyond outgoings £120

Crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/2A  12 Apr 1531

Contents:
The crown to John Gage, kt
The manor of Boreham and Rockland [in Wartling], with all lands which George Jennour of Herstmonceux, gent, held at farm for 21 years at £19 by a lease granted by John Hugdon, STP, dean, and the canons of the college in the University of Oxford, 8 Jul 1529; the manors of Tilton, Hellingly, Friston and Exceat, in the king's hand by the attainder of Thomas [Wolsey], cardinal
To be held by the service of half a knight's fee

Crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/2B  26 Apr 1542

Contents:
The crown to John Gage, kt, controller of the king's household
The house and site of the dissolved priory of Combwell, Kent, and all its lands in Combwell, Ticeherst, Goudhurst, Lamberhurst and elsewhere in Kent (details); the manor of Tye in Sussex, belonging to the late monastery; the rectories of the churches of Benenden, Thornham and Berfelde in Kent and Little Brickhill in Buckinghamshire, in as full manner and form as Thomas Culpeper, lately attainted and convicted of high treason, held the same
To hold in tail male by the service of one-tenth part of a knight's fee and the rent of £8 6s 8d

Crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/3  27 Nov 1542

Contents:
The crown to John Baker, kt, chancellor of the court of First Fruits and Tenths, and to Edward Gage, esq, son and heir of John Gage, kt, of the reversion of the priory of Combwell, its lands and rectories (details) after the death of JG without heirs male

Crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/4A  9 Jul 1545

Contents:
The crown to John Gage, kt
The lordship and manor of Maresfield, parcel of the possessions of the Duchy of Lancaster, with all houses and lands; the reversion of two water fulling-mills within the lordship of Maresfield, and a tenement and garden within the site of the manor, leased to James Gage, esq for 30 years at 20s by patent of 12 May 1537; the reversion of the agistment, pannage and rabbit-warren of the park of Maresfield and the fishery of the ponds within the manor of Maresfield demised to James Gage at £4 by patent of 12 May 1537; the advowson of the rectory and church of Maresfield
Reserved: any other advowsons belonging to the manor
In consideration of the surrender of an annuity or annual fee of £66 13s 4d granted to JG, 22 Feb 1526 and the payment of £230 11s 8d; to be held of the Duchy of Lancaster by the service of one-twentieth part of a knight's fee
Appointment of John Sakevell, esq, Thomas Darrell, gent, and William Levet, clerk, attornies to give seisin
Attached: receipt by John Williams, kt, treasurer of the court of Augmentations, for the purchase money; 4 Jul 1545; letter of attorney by JG to Edward Shurly, esq, Edmund Pope and Thomas Welles, gents, to receive seisin; 18 Jul 1545

Copy of SAS/G19/4A  SAS/G19/4B  nd [c 1590]

Crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/5A  23 Aug 1546

Contents:
The crown to John Gage, kt, in pursuance of an act of parliament of 12 May 1543 whereby it was ordered (inter alia) that JG should have
The manor of Ranscombe [in South Malling], then part of the possessions of the archbishop of Canterbury, in exchange for the site of the priory of Combwell in Kent, and manors and lands formerly part of its possessions, which were granted to JG, 26 Apr 1542; JG also to have the fishery of Broadwater in [South] Malling, Southerham and Beddingham, and also the parks and lands of the archbishop called More Park, Ringmer Park and Plasshett Park in Ringmer, and all the lands called Plots Park and Oldeponde otherwise Plots Brydge and Old Ponde, in Little Horsted in [recte and] Framfield
To be held by the service of one-tenth part of a knight's fee and the yearly rent of £3 16s which was to be considered part of the rent of £8 6s 9d reserved in the grant of 26 Apr 1542
In consideration of £965 2 1d paid by JG, there was granted to him the yearly rents of £8 6s 9d and £3 16s 0d
Also grant to JG
The manor of Shovelstrode, part of the Honour of Petworth and lately part of the possessions of John Aske, esq, and the following rents:
2s 6d From four crofts, part of land called Worsted in Shovelstrode and East Grinstead, of Edward Alfraye
10s 5¾d From lands called Boteley of Thomas Roydon
39s 7d From a tenement and lands sometime Richard Geal's and then William Mustyan's
6s 8d From a tenement and lands called Charles and Peckehyll of Thomas Page
2s From a croft called Thomas Land of John Cromper
8d From a meadow in Forest Row containing 2a of John Payne of Pykestone
15d From a toft called Grendler late of Thomas Plawe
15d From a toft, built upon, called Tryndells, of John Umfrey
2s 9d From a meadow called Monkesmeade
All late John Aske, in Shovelstrode and East Grinstead
Copyhold lands and tenements called Colmans held of the manor of Shovelstrode in the tenure of John Gaynesford
Lands called Gyles in the tenure of Thomas Bartlett and a croft in Worstedde (1½ roods), in the tenure of Edmund Page being copyholds of the same manor
A messuage called Courtehouse and 9a in the tenure of Thomas Page; Hammes, 22a; Fulwode, 5a; Coppesfelde, 7a; Penfelde, 9a; Palmerscroft, 80a; Courtelond and Estfelde, 7a; Gosfleshe, 3a; Grenefelde, 9a; Seven Acres land; Courtefeld, 12a; 11a of meadow, a garden and pasture in Sholvestrode wood and 6a called Ferthyngrede and 9a called Newmanfelde; all in the tenure of the said Thomas Page
All in Shovelstrode and East Grinstead and part of the possessions of John Aske
Land in tenure of James Cole, 100a called Standen in Shovelstrode and East Grinstead; lands, tenements, meadow and pasture called Bestover otherwise Bestnover and Wyders (240a) in Pevensey in the tenure of Richard Havell and his son Robert Havell; 14a in Pevensey in tenure of Richard Havell; 60a of land, meadow, pasture and marsh called Dongeon and Dongeon Flatt otherwise Dongeon Salt, and 100a called Aske Salt marsh otherwise Est Salt marsh, sometime in tenure of Richard Poter in Pevensey; all late part of the possessions of John Aske
Also grant to JG of the advowson of the church of Ripe; which manor of Shovelstrode and the messuages and lands late John Aske's and the advowson are of the yearly value of £38 8s 2¼
To be held in chief by one-fortieth part of a knight's fee
JG may have in the manor of Shovelstrode view of frankpledge and all things belonging to it, assize of bread, wine and ale, chattels, being waifs and strays, chattels of felons and fugitives, free warrens and all other rights and jurisdiction

Contemporary copy crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/5B  17 Jun 1544

Contents:
The crown to John Thatcher, esq for £180 15s 0d and £144
Lands called Brokelands in the tenure of John Crippes in East Grinstead, parcel of the manor of Shovelstrode and late parcel of the lands of John Aske, esq, and latel;y acquired by the crown from John Aske
A close of land called Bynchefeld (50a) in the tenure of John Payne in East Grinstead, parcel of the manor of Shovelstrode and acquired of John Aske
Manor of Compton late belonging to the priory or hospital of St John of Jerusalem in England, and all messuages and land and all fee farms, knights' fees, escheats, reliefs, court leet, views of frankpledge in West Firle and Berwick
Land in Worcestershire and Gloucestershire (details)
Lands, tenements and marshes (160a) late in the tenure of Thomas Thatcher and then of Thomas Nedigate, in Westham and Pevensey, late part of the possessions of Thomas Cromwell, late Earl of Essex, and before of the monastery of Lewes
Courts leet, views of frankpledge and assize of bread, wine and ale within the manor of Compton
Lands in East Grinstead valued at 54s 3d a year, the manor of Compton and the premises in West Firle and Berwick at £5 6s 8d and the premises in Westham and Pevensey at £8
To hold the manor of Compton and Southey in chief by one-twentieth part of a knight's fee, rent for Compton, 10s 8d and for Southey 16s
To hold Brokelands and Benchefeld in East Grinstead by fealty and not in chief, rent
Bound in a lease of a messuage and 30a called Prestens from George Frencham of Capel in Kent to Thomas Bromfelde of Tenterden in Kent, for 5 years at £2 6s 8d; 8 Feb 1538

Crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/6  15 Jun 1554

Contents:
The crown to John Gage, KG, Lord Chamberlain of the Queen's Household, in consideration of his good services to King Henry and then to King Edward
The reversion of the hundred of Hartfied, part of the bailiwick of Endlewick and part of the Honour of Aquila and the Duchy of Lancaster in Sussex, and all the lands and tenements there let to divers tenants at will, according to the custom of assart lands, at the rent of 17½d, with view of frankpledge within the hundred and the common fines levied there: 1d from each person of the age of 12 years and upwards dwelling within the hundred, to be paid at the lawdays; and if any of them should absent himself, he ought to be fined 4d beyond the 1d, as by supplication of the tenants of the Honour of Aquila made to King Henry VI, and his grant made thereupon dated 17 Jul 1442, which hundred and premises were leased to Richard Sakevile, kt, for 30 years at 8s 7¼d (17½d for the customary lands and tenements, 6s 6½d for the view of frankpledge and 7¼d for the perquisites of hundred), 28 Apr 1550
The reversion of a forge of steel or iron in the Forest of Ashdown and 6a of land near it and 4a on either side of the stream there, and the use of the stream in the parish of Hartfield within the forest, in the tenure of John Rowley; a furnace called the Stumblett in West Hoathly, late let to John Levett of Little Horsted by the king's Auditor at 26s 8d, which forge, lands and furnace were leased to Thomas Cavell and Francis Chalonerfor 21 years at £2 (13s 4d for the forge and 26s 8d for the furnace), 5 Jun 1548
The reversion of certain iron mills and the house belonging to them and 14a in the Forest of Ashdown, sometime in the tenure of Humphrey Wilcote and before of Pouncelett Symonatt, with all things and implements necessary (the iron and steel anvills), leased to Anthony Browne, KG and Master of the Horse, deceased, for 21 years at the yearly rent of £4, 6 Feb 1546, and in reversion to George Hayden, esq, for 31 years from the expiration of the lease to Anthony Browne, 8 Aug 1550
The reversion of two burgages in the borough of East Grinstead late Robert Barker's, which Robert Duffield had for the term of his life
The lordship and manor of Duddleswell, parcel of the Honour of Aquila and the Forest of Ashdown, with its rights; the borough and hundred of East Grinstead, the hundred of Rushmonden and Hartfield; to be held as of the Honour of Aquila by ¼0th part of a knight's fee
The office of Forester of Ashdown, with the custody of the beasts therein and with all fees on the death or forfeiture of Edmund Hensley, gent, who held the office for life
Appointment of Thomas Newdigate and Thomas Byshop to give seisin

Crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/7  14 Dec 1592

Contents:
The crown to Edward Gage, esq
The custody of the body and marriage of John Gage, son and heir of Thomas Gage, esq deceased, who held in chief by knight's service a barn called Ditchling Barn and lands and tenements in Ditchling

Exemplification of a chancery enrolment of 1555  SAS/G19/8  13 Apr 1608

Contents:
Surrender by John Gage, KG and his sons Robert Gage and William Gage to the crown his rights under SAS/G19/4A and SAS/G19/6 except the manor of Maresfield
The site and capital messuage late of the Priory of Crabhouse, Norfolk, and all land
Piece of land called The Southrye (55a), occupied by Nicholas jenney, in Southover and Rodmell, once part of the possessions of the late monastery of Lewes and then of Thomas Cromwell
The site and capital messuage of the manor of Whitely, Surrey, and premises (details) in the tenure of Thomas Jones and others, late part of the possessions of Jasper [Tudor] duke of Bedford
The manor and advowson of Attingham otherwise Acham in Shropshire, sometime part of the possessions of the monastery of Lilleshall

Crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/9  21 Dec 1609

Contents:
The crown to Nicholas Parker, kt and Thomas Carrell, kt for £100
The manor of Friston, and all rents and farms belonging thereto, worth £6 6s 8d a year
The manor of Exceat and all rents and farms, worth £7 a year
The manor of Tilton and the tenement of Tilton, worth £4 a year
The rectory of Hailsham and all lands, tenements, tithes, great and small, in Hailsham, worth £13 7s 8d a year, and the advowson of the vicarage of Hailsham
45s 11¼d Rent in Hailsham
All messuages, mills, houses and lands, manorial rights (detailed)
All late Bayham Abbey; to be held in chief by the service of one-twentieth part of a knight's fee, rent to the crown for the rectory of Hailsham and lands in Hailsham, 31s 3½d

Pardon for alienation without licence (letters patent) for £12  SAS/G19/10  7 May 1617

Contents:
The crown to Anthony Rooper, esq and Richard Hoskyns, gent
The manors of Exceat, Ranscombe, Bestnover and Sholvestrode, held in chief, acquired (among other land) from John Gage, esq, 2 May 1611

Grant of baronetcy (letters patent)  SAS/G19/11  26 Mar 1622

Contents:
The crown to John Gage of Firle, esq

Deed of covenant  SAS/G19/12  18 Jun 1556

Contents:
Francis Inglefeld, kt, master of the court of Wards and Liveries, and Robert Kelwaye, surveyor of the liveries, and Edward Gage, kt, son and heir of John Gage, kt, late lord chamberlain of the household, in regard to the value of the lands late JG to be delivered to EG, with schedule attached
The schedule comprises:
1 In Sussex: the manor of Heighton St Clere, held of the crown as of the Honour of Aquila by one-fortieth of a knight's fee and 3s 4d rent; value £20
2 The manor of Hosiers, held of the Duke of Norfolk and Earl of Derby as of their barony of Lewes, rent 40s; value 79s 11d
3 The manor of Compton Berwick held in chief, one-fortieth of a knight's fee; value £4 16s
4 The manor of Ranscombe, with the Broadwater Brokes and Plashett Park, held in chief, one tenth knight's fee; value £23
5 The manor of Alciston, held in chief, one-tenth part of a knight's fee; value £66 1s 9¼d
6 The manors of Exceat and Friston, held in chief, one-fortieth part of a knight's fee; value £13 12s 4d
7 The manor of Lamport in Eastbourne, held in chief, one-eightieth knight's fee, rent 16d; value 12s
8 The manor of Eckington, held as of the honour of Aquila by one-fortieth of a knight's fee, 21s 6d rent to the bailiff of Endlewicks and 2s to the bailiff of Ripe for court suit; value £7 19s 2d
9 The manor of Maresfield, held as of the Honour Aquila by one-twentieth of a knight's fee; value £24 15s 11d
10 The manor of Newenham, held as of the Honour of Aquila by one-twentieth of a knight's fee; value 58s 6d
11 The manor of Shovelstrode and Bestover, held in chief; value £27 19s 2d
12 A tenement or farm called Middested with 80a in West Firle, Ripe and Laughton, held of the Honour of Aquila, value £4
13 Hollendale lands in West Firle, held of the manor of Jevington and of the rectory of West Firle; value £6 15s 10d
14 Lands (26a 0r 20p) in Firle sometime John Bolney, esq, held of the Honour of Aquila; value 27s 1½d
15 Lands next Hawkbridge in East Hoathly and lands in East Hoathly and Laughton called Bentley Lands, held of the manor of Beverington by yearly rent of 5s; value 27s 8d
16 200a Called Southcourt in Exceat, held of the Honour of Aquila, rent 6s 8d; value 73s 4d
17 100a In Exceat called Peverells, held of Honour of Aquila, rent 23s 4d; value 16s 8d
18 200a Called Crowlink in Friston, held of Lord Windsor as of his manor of Peakdean, rent 5s; value 48s 4d
19 60a In Maresfield, held of the crown as of the manor of East Greenwich by fealty; value 13s 4d
20 58a Called the South Rye in Southover and Rodmell, held in chief by one-fortieth of a knight's fee; value 108s
21 Norfolk: the site of the late Priory of Crabehouse (details)
22 Devon: Lands called Hastridge in Buckfastleigh, 20s
23 Surrey: the manor of Burstow held of the Archbishop of Canterbury as of his manor of Wimbledon, rent £6; value £25 11s 6½d
24 The manor of Hedgecourt, held of the Duke of Norfolk as of his manor of Sheffield rent 10s; value £25 13s 1½d
1 Above in possession, 2-22 subject to annuities to Thomas Darrell, William Corneford, Jasper Culpeper, Gregory Charlatt, Luke More, Maud Ideot, Thomas Boreman and Peckden, 23 and part of 24 subject to the jointure of EW's wife Elizabeth

Special livery to Edward Gage, kt, of the manors and lands late John Gage, kt, deceased  SAS/G19/13  14 Nov 1556

Deed of covenant  SAS/G19/14  18 May 1569

Contents:
William Cecil, kt, master of the court of Wards and Liveries and Robert Keylwey, esq, surveyor of liveries, and John Gage, esq, son and heir of Edward Gage, kt, concerning the value of the manors and lands late belonging to EG to be delivered to JG, with schedule attached
Schedule as that of 18 Jun 1556 (SAS/G19/12), except that the lands in Firle called Mystedes is described as a barn, orchard and 160a; the lands in Maresfield are called the Chantry Lands and are 100a; the manor of Ditchling Garden, held in chief; value £17 18s 8d is added; marginated with details of settlements of different parts of the estate

Crown grant (letters patent)  SAS/G19/15  28 Oct 1591

Contents:
The crown to Edward Gage of St Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, esq
The wardship and marriage of John Gage, son and heir of Thomas Gage, esq, deceased covenants by EG include that 'Once in every fourth year during the minority of the said heir when and as soon as the same heir shall be of the age of ten years or more, bring up the said John Gage to the master and council of the said court of Wards and Liveries and cause the said John Gage to remain and continue either in London or in some such other place where the said master and council lieth and present and bring the body of the said John Gage openly into the said court to the said master and council until such time as the said John Gage be viewed and seen and also examined and talked withall in such sort that his manners education and profiting in learning may be understanded and perceived upon pain of forfeiture of the said ward'
Schedule annexed comprises a barn called Dichling Barn and 40a of land, 20a of meadow, 50a of pasture, and 10a of wood in Ditchling, held in chief by knight's service, value 40s, with details of settlement

Crown lease of wardship lands at 18s  SAS/G19/16  1 Dec 1591

Contents:
The crown to Edward Gage of High Holborn, Mx, esq
One-third part of a barn, 30a of meadow and 60a of land and pasture in Ditchling called Courte Barn otherwise Ditchling Barn, part of the possessions late Thomas Gage deceased, in the hands of the queen during the minority of TG's heir John Gage
To hold during JG's minority; fine 26s 8d

Assignment of wardship for £50  SAS/G19/17  14 May 1593

Contents:
Edward Gage to John Gage of Firle, esq
The wardship of John Gage, son and heir of Thomas Gage deceased, and the lease of a third of Ditchling Barn
W: George Guldeford, George Gage, Francis Eyerman, Thomas Gilderedge

Crown lease of wardship lands at £75 13s  SAS/G19/18  6 Jul 1598

Contents:
The crown to Henry Guldforde of Hempsted, Kent, kt, Ralph Hare of Bolney, esq, Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq and Francis Eyerman, gent (executors of the will of John Gage, esq)
The manor of Alciston comprising a messuage, 2 barns, 1 stable, 1 stall, 1 dovehouse, 300a of land, 100a of pasture, 30a of meadow, 10a of wood and pasture on the Downs for 500 sheep in Alciston, Alfriston, Selmeston and Berwick, worth £55 4s 2d a year; £8 2s quitrents of copyhold tenants, £5 0s 6d quitrents of free tenants; 66s 8d profits of court
200a Called Crowlink in Friston, worth £3 a year
The farm of Holindale Lands (159a) in West Firle, worth 26s 8d a year
All in the Queen's hands by the minority of JG's heir John Gage, the son and heir of his brother Thomas Gage
To hold during JG's the minority heir; entry-fine £200

Deed of covenant  SAS/G19/19A  30 May 1611

Contents:
Robert [Cecil], Earl of Salisbury, treasurer of England and master of the court of Wards and Liveries, and Roger Wilbraham, kt, surveyor of the liveries, with John Gage, esq, nephew and heir of John Gage, esq, (d 28 Oct 1598), concerning the value of JG's lands to be delivered to JG, with schedule of whole estate attached

Deed of covenant  SAS/G19/19B  30 May 1611

Contents:
Robert [Cecil], Earl of Salisbury, treasurer of England and master of the court of Wards and Liveries, and Roger Wilbraham, kt, surveyor of the liveries, with John Gage, esq, son and heir of Thomas Gage, esq, (d 1 Aug 1591), concerning the value of TG's lands to be delivered to JG, with schedule attached
Schedule comprises Ditchling Barn and 120a in Ditchling

A special livery to John Gage, gent, of the lands late his uncle John Gage  SAS/G19/20  14 Jun 1611

A general livery to John Gage, gent, of the lands late his father Thomas Gage  SAS/G19/21  14 Jun 1611

Order of the court of Wards and Liveries  SAS/G19/22  Easter term 1614

Contents:
Discharging John Gage as heir of John Gage, kt and Edward Gage, kt, in respect of £20 arrears charged upon EG in the time of his shrievalty

Crown lease of wardship lands at £220  SAS/G19/23  26 Apr 1634

Contents:
The crown to Henry Compton of Brambletye [in East Grinstead], KB and Ralph Whitfeild of Tenterden, Kent, esq
Part of the lands of John Gage, bt, deceased, viz: the hundred and manor of Alciston; a messuage called Standen in East Grinstead, parcel of the manor of Sholvestrode; the manor of Earsham otherwise Hailsham (except the messuages called Joyes house, Grovelands, Collard, Joyes Marsh, Jordens, Cotton Rowe, Perrycroft, Manders, Averies, Facham Lands, Stockoe, Ershams and Cockshote Close, parcel of the manor); a third part of the manor of Heighton St Clere; one third of the manors of Hosiers, Compton Berwick otherwise Compton St Johns, Lamport in Eastbourne and Eckington; a third part of the manors of Ranscombe and the Broadwater Marshes and Plashett Park and one third part of Abbots Wood, Starnash, Lignashe and Deanland, in Alciston, Arlington and Hellingly
All worth £220 a year, in the king's hand by the minority of Thomas Gage, bt, son and heir of John Gage, bt, deceased
To hold during the minority of the ward; entry-fine 20s

Crown grant of wardship  SAS/G19/24  28 Apr 1634

Contents:
The crown to Henry Compton, KB and Ralph Whitfeild
The wardship of Thomas Gage, bt, son and heir of John Gage, bt, deceased schedule of estate4

Crown grant of wardship (letters patent)  SAS/G19/25  24 Nov 1634

Contents:
The crown to Henry Compton, KB and Ralph Whitfeild
An annuity or annual rent of £22, to be assigned by the master and council of the court of Wards and Liveries from the manor of Ersham otherwise Hailsham and the hundred of Alciston late John Gage, bt, deceased, and the custody of the body and the marriage of JG's son Thomas Gage, bt
In the hands of the king by the minority of TG

Assignment  SAS/G19/26  28 Nov 1637

Contents:
Henry Compton of Brambletye [in East Grinstead], KB and Ralph Whitfeild, serjeant-at-law, to John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq, Augustine Belson of Brill in Bucks, esq, Edward Smith, gent, son and heir of George Smith of Sandhill [in Framfield], esq and Thomas Roper of London, gent (executors of the will of John Gage, bt, deceased)
The wardship of Thomas Gage, bt and of his lands
W: Robert Pickering, Richard Humfrye, Charles Reade, Peter Wallis

Decree of the court of Wards and Liveries confirming marriage settlement of 29 Jan 1638  SAS/G19/27  Easter term 1638

Contents:
John Chamberlaine of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, with Thomas Gage, bt, John Thetcher, Augustine Belson, Edward Smith and Thomas Rooper (executors of the will of John Gage, bt), in consideration of an intended marriage between JC's daughter Mary Chamberlaine, and Thomas Gage, bt

Recusancy documents  [no ref. or date]

Roll of quietuses from the recusant rolls  SAS/G19/28  1585-1597

Contents:
Repeated entries that John Gage, esq owes £260 because he has not gone to any church, chapel or other place of common prayer, against the form of the Act of 29 Oct 1586

Crown lease at £64 16s 8d (letters patent)  SAS/G19/29  21 May 1590

Contents:
The crown, by the advice of William [Cecil], Baron of Burghley, treasurer of England, to Richard Olive, one of the valets of the queen's chamber
Two parts of the manor of Ditchling Garden (120a) in Ditchling, and two parts of one half of the manor of Ersham otherwise Hailsham, part of the lands of Thomas Gage late of Alciston, gent, a recusant, for so long as the premises should remain in the hands of the crown

Quietus from the recusant roll  SAS/G19/30  Easter term 1601

Contents:
Richard Olyve, one of the valets of the queen's chamber, for £28 2s 7d from an annual farm of £4 for two parts of the manor of Ditchling Garden (120a) in Ditchling with divers other manors, messuages and lands specified in the Pipe Roll of the 31st year, parcel of the possessions of Thomas Gage of Alciston, gent, a recusant

Quietus from the recusant roll  SAS/G19/31  Easter term 1601

Contents:
The tenants of two parts of the lands and tenements of Thomas Gage of Alciston, deceased, for £52 from a farm of £ 17 6s 8d for two parts of a messuage and 120a of land in Ditchling occupied by Eleanor Hidore, widow, and others

Receipt  SAS/G19/32  22 May 1626

Contents:
John Gage, bt, for £100 for not attending church for one month from 1 Sep 1625, and from 12 Jan 1626 to 4 May 1626; examined 23 May 1626

Receipt as SAS/G19/32  SAS/G19/33  15 Mar 1632

Contents:
Examined 15 Mar 1632

Quietus from the recusant roll  SAS/G19/34  Michaelmas term 1626

Contents:
The tenants of two parts of the lands and tenements of John Gage, bt of West Firle in respect of £330 17s 11d

Return of recusant's estate  SAS/G19/35  13 Feb 1628

Contents:
Schedule of the manors and lands of John Gage, bt, made by inquisitions of 30 May 1626 (Sussex) and 20 Jun 1626 (Surrey), naming tenants and with annual values
JG indebted to the crown in £20 a month under the Act of 29 Oct 1586 for non-attendance at church for one month from 1 Sep 1625 of which he was convicted on 9 Jan 1626
Particular made by warrant from Sir Richard Weston, chancellor of the exchequer, 11 Feb 1628, and that a former particular was made under his warrant of 20 Sep 1626
Note to make a lease of two parts of the premises at £250

Return of recusant's estate  SAS/G19/36  24 Apr 1630

Contents:
Schedule of the manors and lands of John Gage, bt, made by inquisitions of 12 Apr 1630 (Sussex) [for which see SAS/G19/44] and 23 Apr 1630 (Surrey), naming tenants and with annual values
Under warrant of Richard [Weston], Lord Weston, treasurer, 24 Apr 1630, with a note as follows:
Subscribed: compounded, 3 March, 1632; make a lease of two parts of the premises for 41 years to Thomas Parker of Willingdon, kt, at £20; to our very loving friend William Noye esquire, attorney-general
Signed Francis Cottington, James Weston, William Noye
Endorsed: John Gage kt, compounded for his arrears of £20 a month at the yearly rent of £20 to be added to his former rent of £200 Signed Francis Cottington, Thomas Trevor, Humphrey Davenport; 28 May 1633

Quietus from the recusant roll  SAS/G19/37  1631

Contents:
The tenants of two parts of the lands and tenements of John Gage, bt, in Surrey for £10 yearly for the farm of two parts of the manor of Hedgecourt in the tenure of Richard Thorpe, gent, and to tenants in Sussex for £55 4s 8d part of £62 8s 8d of the yearly farm of two parts of the manor of Heighton St Clere and Hosiers in Firle, and of Firle Place and lands in the occupation of Thomas Harrison, John Romes, John Godwyn and the said John Gage; value £20 and two parts of the manor of Alciston, Compton Berwick, Exceat and Friston and the hundred of Alciston in the occupation of John Alce, Richard Alchyn, Thomas Chune, esq and John Fletcher, annual value £35 5s
Discharged because the sum was paid to George Fildinge, esq receiver of recusant revenues, 7 May 1631

Quietus from the recusant roll  SAS/G19/38  1628

Contents:
Trinity and Michaelmas terms
The tenants of two parts of the lands and tenements of John Gage, bt, in Sussex and Surrey

Quietus from the recusant roll  SAS/G19/39  Michaelmas term 1631

Contents:
The tenants of two parts of the lands and tenements of John Gage, bt, for £32 12s 4d part of a farm of the manor of Hedgecourt, Surrey, and the manor of Heighton St Clere and Hosiers in Firle, with other manors and lands
Discharged because he paid to George Fildinge, receiver of recusant revenues, 8 Nov 1631

Copy order of the court of exchequer  SAS/G19/40  26 May 1614

Contents:
Discharging the estate of John Gage, esq (d 15 Oct 1598) from £20 part of an annual sum of £260 due from him for his recusancy, because he died ten days before the end of the [exchequer] year

Copy order of the commissioners for recusants' revenues  SAS/G19/41  3 Mar 1632

Contents:
[Francis Cottington] Lord Cottington, Mr Baron [James] Weston and [William Noy], attorney-general, reciting a composition made 13 Feb 1628, for John Gage, bt, a recusant convict, reducing the rent for a lease of two parts of manors and lands in Surrey and Sussex, from £250 to £200 as the estate was reduced in yearly value by £180 by reason of breaches of the sea-walls upon his manor and farm of Exceat and by the decay of various rents
Examined by Henry Stanley

Affidavit before James Weston  SAS/G19/42  25 Feb 1633

Contents:
Miles Halward, gent, that on 18 Feb 1633 MH's master John Gage, bt, being arrested by Nicholas Parker, bailiff of Middlesex, and demanding wherefore the said arrest was made, the said Parker answered that was for 12d a Sunday for diverse Sundays And the bailiff being then told that Sir John Gage had compounded and paid a great yearly rent for his recusancy, answered, so had others who lay now in Newgate for not paying 12d a Sunday, whom he had arrested and so caused to be imprisoned by virtue of the sessions process

Licence (letters patent)  SAS/G19/43  2 Nov 1604

Contents:
The crown to John Gage, gent, the king's ward, extending the term granted by Queen Elizabeth for JG to remain in such parts beyond the seas as should be 'in league and amity with us'

Copy of inquisition on the conviction of John Gage, bt, of recusancy  SAS/G19/44  12 Apr 1630

Quietus from the Pipe Roll of 1627-1628 for payment by John Gage, bt, of sums due [?for the grant of his baronetcy in 1622-SAS/G19/2]  SAS/G19/45  1629

Notes and calculations concerning sums due for recusancy by John Gage, bt  SAS/G19/46  nd [c1630]

Contents:
Between his conviction on 9 Jan 1626 and composition on 18 Feb 1628, with lists of the estate and its contents, list of annuities and a jury-panel [for the sheriff's inquest]; one paper endorsed instructions for Mr Welles

Appointment of Thomas Gage, esq, as a deputy-lieutenant of Oxfordshire by Francis [], Earl of Godolphin  SAS/G19/47  30 Nov 1715

MINUTES OF MANOR COURTS  [no ref. or date]

Manor of Heighton St Clere  [no ref. or date]

Minutes of special court baron  SAS/G20/1  11 Apr 1737

Minutes of special court baron  SAS/G20/2  1 Nov 1737

Minutes of special court baron  SAS/G20/3  26 Oct 1738

Minutes of special court baron  SAS/G20/4  16 Oct 1739

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/5  23 May 1739

Contents:
Henry Peirce of Southover, near Lewes, carpenter, to the use of John Feron of Lewes, clocksmith, of a messuage, barn, garden and 16a in Heighton Street in West Firle late Walker's, formerly Lover's, quitrent 6s

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/6  11 Oct 1740

Contents:
Henry Peirce to the use of Robert Peirce of West Firle, gent, of a messuage and 16a in West Firle (as SAS/G20/5)

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/7  4 Dec 1740

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/8  28 Mar 1741

Contents:
Thomas Avis of West Firle, yeoman, to the use of Samuel Washer of Blatchington, gent, for £150 of a moiety of a messuage, barn and three wists of land containing 50a in West Firle, late Wiggens and formerly Colvills, quitrent 10s 6d
Also of another moiety of a messuage, barn and 3 wists containing 50a in West Firle,late Frenches and before Colvills, quitrent 10s 6d

Absolute surrender  SAS/G20/9  4 Sep 1741

Contents:
Thomas Groves and his wife Mary to the use of Robert Stephens of Selmeston, yeoman of four pieces of land called Frenchlands (parcel of lands late of Agnes Wade, widow), containing 12a in Heighton in West Firle, late john Alwarke and Thomasine his wife, occupied by Robert Peirce, quitrent 4s 6d

Minutes of court of William Gage, bt  SAS/G20/10  27 Oct 1741

Contents:
William Michell, steward

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/11  9 Mar 1742

Contents:
Thomas Avis, yeoman, to the use of John Blackman of Barcombe, clerk, of the two moieties of a messuage and three wists before described
Also of 18a (parcel of land formerly of John Ballard) in the borough of Heighton in West Firle, late Strongs, formerly Wades once Tindalls and therefore Youngs, 9a thereof being called the Common, 4a the Rushetts and 5a of arable called the Tenant Laynes, quitrent 7s 6d

Surrender  SAS/G20/12  2 Aug 1743

Contents:
Nicholas Stone and Sarah his wife, in accordance with the will of her father John Holmwood of Cliffe near Lewes, surgeon, deceased, to the use of Sarah for life, remainder to her father's kinsman James Burt of Tarring Neville, yeoman, of a wist of land late her brother John Homewood, before Pellatt, before Rowse, before Arnold or Ball, quitrent 6s 8d

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/13  12 Oct 1743

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/14  29 Oct 1743

Contents:
Thomas Avis of West Firle, yeoman, to the use of Robert Palmer of Chinting in Seaford, gent, for £312, of the two moieties of three wists and other lands before described

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/15  10 Feb 1744

Contents:
Thomas Avis to the use of Robert Palmer for £364, of the said lands

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/16  5 Nov 1744

Surrender  SAS/G20/17  9 Feb 1745

Contents:
Henry Peirce of Lewes to the use of Thomas Mockett of West Firle, gent, of a messuage, barn, garden, orchard and 16a of meadow and pasture in Heighton Street late Walkers and formerly Lovers, quitrent 6s

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/18  14 Nov 1745

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/19  28 Jul 1746

Contents:
William Colstock of West Hoathly, yeoman, and his wife Ann (late Ann Lindley, spinster) to the use of William Durrant of Lewes, mercer, for £260 of one wist of land containing 15a in West Firle late Shelleys before Ballards

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/20  18 Oct 1746

Contents:
Edward Strong of Lewes, husbandman, to the use of Benjamin Ridge of Iford, gent, for £42, of one messuage, barn, malthouse, garden, orchard and 18a of land in West Firle

Absolute surrender  SAS/G20/21  31 Oct 1747

Contents:
John Vinall of West Firle, husbandman, to the use of his will of all his customary messuages, lands

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/22  1 Jun 1748

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/23  7 Nov 1749

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/24  13 Jan 1750

Contents:
John Vinall to the use of John Roberts of Alfriston, husbandman, for £21, of a messuage, barn and half wist of land called New Elme in West Firle containing 6a at or near New Elme late his father William Vinall and formerly Susans, quitrent, 8s 10½d

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/25  13 Nov 1750

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/26  8 Oct 1751

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/27  17 Mar 1752

Contents:
William Michell, steward

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/28  18 Oct 1752

Contents:
Edward Strong of West Firle, husbandman, to the use of Elizabeth Wood of Lindfield, widow, for £60, of a messuage, barn, malthouse and 18a in West Firle

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/29  31 Oct 1752

Minutes of court baron of Lord Viscount Gage  SAS/G20/30  27 Jul 1753

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/31  4 Apr 1754

Contents:
Held at the special instance of William Coulstock and his wife Ann, who surrender to the use of Henry Mercer of Brighton, mariner, and his admission

Special court baron  SAS/G20/32  18 Apr 1754

Contents:
Admission of George Stephens, youngest son of Robert Stephens deceased

Surrender  SAS/G20/33  23 May 1754

Contents:
Henry Mercer, mariner, to the use of his will
Endorsed: Capt H Mercer's surrender

Special court baron  SAS/G20/34  21 Oct 1755

Contents:
Admission of Robert Avis as devisee of his father Robert Avis to 3a called Pickfield, 2a called the Common and the Wish, 2a; Chapland, 4a; 1a 1r in the Common Laines; a tenement and barn called the Great Cottage with croft and 2a called Skinners all in Heighton Street, quitrent 11s 11d

Absolute surrender  SAS/G20/35  1 Oct 1748

Contents:
Thomas Avis to the use of Robert Palmer of Chinting of two moieties of three wists and 18a (before described)

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/36  7 Nov 1755

Contents:
Robert Avis of Cowden, Kent, yeoman, to the use of Richard Ridge of Lewes, gent, for £150 of Pinkfield, 3a; the Wish, 2a; Chapland, 4a; and 1a 1r in the Common Laines; the Great Cottage and 2a called Skinners, quitrent 11s 11d; a toft and garden and 2a in the tenant laine at Millhill and 4a called Millhill Laine, a croft near Stanford Bridge (3a), the Common (3a) and Heighton Wish (1½a), late Boys

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/38  30 Nov 1756

Contents:
Edward Strong of Firle, husbandman, to the use of Charles Rand of Lewes, writing master, for £100, of a messuage and 18a as before

Bond  SAS/G20/39  30 Nov 1756

Contents:
Edward Strong to Charles Rand on conditional surrender

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/40  18 Jun 1757

Contents:
John Vinall to the use of Thomas Wakelin of Glynde, weaver, for £20, of a messuage and half wist of land called New Elm containing 6a at or near New Elm

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/41  14 Jul 1758

Contents:
Edward Strong to the use of Michael Marten of West Firle, gent for £130 of a messuage and 18a in West Firle

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/42  13 Sep 1758

Contents:
Admission of Richard Mockett as devisee of Thomas Mockett dated 6 Apr 1755, to the following:
A messuage and two wists and lands called Homelandfield and Wellfield and 6a lying under the Hill in the Tenant Laine in West Firle, late of Robert Pierce and before of John Pierce and formerly Ballards, being two tenements, quitrent 11s 3½d
A messuage, garden &c late of Thomas Ballard and a wist of land containing 15a in Heighton Street late of Robert Pierce, before of Mary Pierce, before Alchornes, quitrent 7s 6d
A messuage and two wists containing thirty acres in West Firle, one parcel thereof called Horselands containing 9a; another Greenfield, 5a; another, the Wish, 3a and the Common, 6a; a croft adjoining the messuage, 3a; and Long Furlong, late of Robert Pierce, before of John Pierce and once Colvill's quitrent 14/6d
The said Thomas Mockett also held freely a messuage and 50a in West Firle late Robert Pierce's, before Alchorne's once Howell's and formerly Ockenden's quitrent 9s 11d
Admission of William Burt and Richard Mockett as devisees in trust under the Will of James Burt dated 8 July, 1754, to a wist of land containing 15a in West Firle, quitrent 6s 8d late Stones, before Holmwoods, before Pierces and theretofore Arnolds

Surrender  SAS/G20/43  20 Nov 1758

Contents:
Robert Avis of Cowden, Kent, yeoman and William Ridge (executor of the will of Richard Ridge, mortgagee) to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, for £100, of 4a called Millhill Laine in West Firle (NSEW: land of Lord Gage except part of the N side to lands of Henry Mercer)

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/44  30 Nov 1758

Contents:
Edward Strong to the use of Michael Marten, for £190, of a messuage and lands as in SAS/G20/41

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/45  22 Dec 1759

Contents:
By Edward Strong to the use of Michael Marten for £225

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/46  23 Dec 1758

Contents:
Robert Avis to William Ridge, of Pinkfield and other lands as before, with receipt endorsed for £307, 26 Jan 1763

Minutes of special court baron  SAS/G20/47  16 May 1760

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Cheesman as only son and heir of John Cheesman of Lewes, heelmaker, to a moiety of a wist of land containing 6a called Abbotts at Wick Street in West Firle, late of James Lane and his wife Ann, before her father Ward's, once Browne's and formerly Oliver's quitrent, 3s 1½d

Absolute surrender  SAS/G20/48  28 Feb 1761

Contents:
By Edward Strong to the use of Michael Marten of the premises before described

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/49  31 May 1762

Contents:
John Vinall of West Firle, yeoman, to the use of Thomas Wakelyn of Glynde for £30, of a messuage and half a wist called New Elm

Absolute surrender  SAS/G20/50  26 Jan 1763

Contents:
Robert Avis for £400 of a toft and garden and 2a in the Tenant Laine at Millhill and 4a called Millhill Laine and other premises as before, to the use of Mary Geere of South Heighton, spinster, and the heirs of her body, with contingent remainders to Ann Geere and Grace Geere both of South Heighton, spinsters

Memorandum of Sale  SAS/G20/51  24 Oct 1763

Contents:
Richard Praule of East Hoathly and Sarah Praule to their brother Thomas Prawle of East Hoathly, of land called the Wheatlands in East Hoathly

Surrender and quitclaim  SAS/G20/52  21 Nov 1763

Contents:
By Richard Prawle of East Hoathly, carpenter, and Sarah Prawle of East Hoathly, spinster, to the use of Thomas Prawle of East Hoathly, flaxdresser, of two pieces of land called Pierces otherwise Wheatlands containing 7a in East Hoathly near the Church (S: lands of the Duke of Newcastle; W: lands of Mrs Atkins; N: freehold lands of Mr Lucas; E: a lane adjoining to lands of Joseph Durrant), quitrent 12d to which TP was admitted as youngest brother and heir of Robert Prawle deceased, 24 Oct 1763

Surrender  SAS/G20/53  22 Nov 1763

Contents:
Frances Stone of Stonebridge in Framfield, widow, only daughter and heir of Robert Palmer of Chinting in Seaford, gent, deceased, to the use of Robert Stone of Chinting, gent, for the confirmation of his title of two moieties of three wists of land containing 50 acres in West Firle and 18a in Heighton (before described), to which RS was admitted on 24 Oct 1763

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/54  27 May 1765

Contents:
George North of West Firle, carpenter, to the use of William Hall, gent, of West Firle, of a messuage and 1a called the Long Croft at Heighton Street in West Firle; three pieces called Bramblings (9a) in West Firle; the Guestlings (2a); the Common Field (5a); quitrent, 11s 5½d
Cancelled

Bond  SAS/G20/55  27 May 1765

Contents:
George North to William Hall in £220 on conditional surrender

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/56  2 May 1769

Contents:
John Vinall to the use of Thomas Munger of West Firle, for £15, of a messuage and half a wist of land called New Elm late William Vinall's, his father and formerly Susan's quitrent by apportionment, 3s

Surrender  SAS/G20/57  8 Jul 1771

Contents:
Richard Mockett to the use of Lord Gage of a wist of land containing 15a in West Firle, quitrent 6s 8¼d, late Burts before Stones, before Holmwoods and theretofore Paines

Surrender  SAS/G20/58  15 Nov 1774

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman to the use of Lord Gage of three roods of land in Friars Land in West Firle (N: land of Thomas Chowne, esq; E: Richard Mockett; S: Lord Gage; W: Lord Gage and Thomas Chowne); three roods more in Friars Land (adjoining the last piece in the middle; N, S, W: Thomas Chowne; E: Thomas Chowne and TC)

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/59  10 May 1776

Contents:
James Burfield of Poling, yeoman to the use of Edward Penfold of Arundel, mercer, for £110, of a messuage and two pieces of land called Swanes and Hitches (5a) near the church of East Hoathly E: woodland called the Parsons Breach; S: land late Tompsets and then Atkins; W, N: road from the Dicker towards Uckfield

Absolute surrender  SAS/G20/60  8 Nov 1777

Contents:
James Burfield to the use of Thomas Durrant of East Hoathly, yeoman, of the messuage and 5a last described

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/61  6 Apr 1778

Contents:
Ann Munger of West Firle, spinster, only child and heir of Thomas Munger, yeoman, deceased, appointing her mother Ann Munger of West Firle, widow, and Richard Watts of Lewes, gent, to receive admittance to a barn and 5a 1r of land at or near New Elm in West Firle, part of a tenement and half wist called New Elm, late Vinalls and formerly Susans, quitrent, 5s 4½d by apportionment

Case and opinion  SAS/G20/62  21 Nov 1778

Contents:
Of G[eorge] Courthope of Danny [in Hurstpierpoint] on the title under the will of Francis Hopkins of 7 Jul 1732

Surrender  SAS/G20/63  22 Oct 1779

Contents:
Robert Stone of Chinting [in Seaford], esq, to the use of Lord Gage of two separate moieties of a messuage and three wists of land containing 50a in West Firle and also 18a in the borough of Heighton (before described)

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/64  11 Dec 1779

Contents:
Abraham Atkins of Clapham, Surrey, esq to George Verrall of Lewes, shopkeeper, to receive admittance to a house and lands in East Hoathly purchased by Samuel Atkins of Halland in East Hoathly, gent, of Ann Tompsett and devised by his will of 25 May 1742 to his wife Hannah for life and after her decease to his niece Ann Atkins and the heirs of her body with ultimate remainder to AA; Hannah having been dead several years and Ann also dead without leaving issue

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Ann the wife of John Coppard  SAS/G20/65  8 Mar 1785

Contents:
Admission of Ann Coppard (late Ann Clarke, spinster), only child and heir of John Clarke on the death of Catherine Clarke, widow, to a cottage and garden near Smallbridge in West Firle formerly Tucknuts otherwise Tuffnuts, quitrent 1d

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/66  23 Apr 1785

Contents:
Admission of Edward Hopkins of Froxfield, Wiltshire, near Hungerford in Berks, yeoman, only son of Edward Hopkins, who was only uncle by the father's side of William Hopkins who died a bachelor without brother or sister, to a tenement called Tanners and 2a in the borough of Tilton late Colvills, before Barndens, quitrent 2s And also to half wist of land in divers places in the boroughs of Firle and Heighton containing 6a 1r late Colvills, before Barndens and formerly Jenners, quitrent 3s 4d

Surrender  SAS/G20/67  7 Oct 1786

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman to the use of Lord Gage of the remainder of half a wist of land containing 6a called Abbotts lying in Wick Street in West Firle, late his father John Cheesman, over and above the part surrendered by Thomas Cheesman on 15 Nov, 1774; comprising the following:
1 Rood in the Common Hungerlands, to Hopkins, W and Lord Gage, E
1a In the Common Morelands, to Thomas Chowne, E and Mockett, W
1a Being a Headland acre in Shufflers Furlong, Troy Town, abutting to Short Furlong, W and Lord Gage, E
Half rood in the Upper Westfield, Lord Gage, W and the Fence, E
2r In the Broad Wish Short Furlong, Hopkins, N and Thomas Stephens, S
3 Roods in the same furlong, Lord Gage, N and Thomas Chowne, S

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/68  10 Jan 1787

Contents:
John Hoper, gent, deputy steward

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/69  19 Mar 1787

Contents:
Admission of Alexander Hopkins, a private in the Chatham Division of Marines, youngest son of Edward Hopkins late of Cleeve Pepper, Wiltshire, and surrender by AH and Edward Hopkins of Froxford, Wiltshire to the use of Lord Gage

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/70  30 Dec 1789

Contents:
Admission of Walter Stephens youngest son of Thomas Stephens of Preston in West Firle deceased, to the reversion expectant on the death of Ann the wife of John Pollard of a barn and 5a 1r of land at or near New Elm, part of a tenement and half wist called the New Elm late Ann Munger's
And surrender by WS to the use of Lord Gage

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/71  30 May 1788

Contents:
Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, to the use of James Carpenter of Chalvington, yeoman, for £250 of four pieces of land called Frenchlands (parcel of land formerly of Agnes Wade, widow) containing 12a in Heighton, quitrent 4s 6d

Surrender  SAS/G20/72  13 Sep 1790

Contents:
Thomas Stephens to the use of the Edward Robert Raynes of Lewes, clerk, in trust for Lord Gage, of a piece of land (formerly four pieces) called French Lands, containing 12a quitrent, 4s 6d

Warrant  SAS/G20/73  30 Oct 1790

Contents:
By James Carpenter to vacate a conditional surrender of 30 May 1788 by Thomas Stephens

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/74  24 Nov 1790

Contents:
Admission of Ann Tamplin wife of Richard Tamplin of Danehill in Horsted Keynes, mercer, and William Winton, son of William Winton, brother of the testatrix, as devisees under the will of Sarah Marchant to a messuage and the Longcroft, 1a at Heighton Street; the Bramblings, 9a; the Guestlings, 2a; the Common Field, 5a; also Hollingdales Garden, in length 168ft and in breadth 16½ft
And surrender by RT and Ann, and WW the nephew and William Welfare and Catherine his wife (annuitants) to the use of Lord Gage

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/75  29 Jun 1791

Warrant  SAS/G20/76  29 Jul 1791

Contents:
John Margesson, sole executor of John Margesson deceased who was surviving executor of Edward Penfold, to vacate a surrender of 10 May 1776, by James Burfield to the use of Edward Penfold then of Arundel

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/77  27 Sep 1791

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/78  18 Apr 1792

Contents:
William Kelly of Edmonton, Middlesex, gent to Henry Brooker of Brighton, gent to receive admission to a messuage, barn and 30a of land in Heighton Street being two wists, late Henry Mercer's quitrent 13s 4d Also of one wist of land containing 15a in West Firle, quitrent 5s 8d and 6a held of the manor of Hosiers, quitrent 7s 4d

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/79  14 May 1792

Contents:
Admission of William Kelly and his surrender to Frances Gosling and John Wilmot

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/80  9 Jul 1792

Contents:
Surrender by Edward Robert Raynes to Frances Gosling and John Wilmot

Power of attorney  SAS/G20/81  [n.d.]

Contents:
By Mary Geere of Brighton, spinster, to William Attree of Brighton, gent, and Joseph Hughes of Brighton, gent, to carry out a common recovery for barring her estate tail and to surrender to the use of Diones Geere of Heighton, clerk, purchase money, £500

Minutes of a special court baron: recovery by Mary Geere  SAS/G20/82  27 Oct 1792

Power of attorney  SAS/G20/83  21 Sep 1793

Contents:
Edwin Martin Atkins of Kingston Lisle, Berkshire, esq to George Verrall of Lewes, gent, to receive admittance to two copyhold estates in East Hoathly late the estate of his uncle Abraham Atkins

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/84  27 Sep 1793

Contents:
Admission of Edwin Martin Atkins as SAS/G20/83; death of Richard Hamlin who held freely, quitrent 1s 3d, 4a called the Harris's at Milton Street in Arlington adjoining to the Westdown of Wilmington, E, late Nathaniel Hamlin's before Robert Hamlin's before Prophets formerly Endlewicks

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/85  26 Nov 1793

Contents:
Surrender by Diones Geere to the use of Frances Gosling and John Wilmot and their admission

Surrender  SAS/G20/86  6 Dec 1793

Contents:
Thomas Ellman, John Ellman and Robert Ellman to the use of Lord Gage of a cottage and garden near Smallbridge late Ellman's and before Ann Coppard's

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/87  11 Mar 1795

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Mockett the younger to the use of Francis Gosling and John Wilmot of a messuage and 16a in Heighton Street late Mockett's, before Henry Pierce's before Walker's and formerly Lovers

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/88  28 Sep 1797

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/89  4 Dec 1797

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/90  15 Jan 1798

Contents:
Admission of Henry Walker only son of Henry Walker to a wist of land in West Firle, quitrent 9s 3d

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/91  6 Mar 1800

Contents:
By Henry Walker to the use of Robert Hoffman Faulconer of Lewes, gent, for £100

Surrender by Henry Walker to the use of his will  SAS/G20/92  6 Mar 1800

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/93  3 Jun 1800

Contents:
John Pollard to the use of John Fennall of West Firle, shopkeeper, for £40 of a messuage with garden and orchard at or near New Elm (being the remainder of a tenement consisting of a messuage and half a wist called New Elm) late Vinalls, quitrent by apportionment, 3s

Warrant  SAS/G20/94  28 Jun 1800

Contents:
By R H Faulconer to vacate a conditional surrender by Henry Walker of 6 Mar 1800

Minutes of a special court baron: recovery by Henry Walker  SAS/G20/95  28 Jun 1800

Letter from J Vernon of Malling to John Hoper, esq, asking for a draft of a copyhold recovery  SAS/G20/96  5 Aug 1800

Manor of Berwick with Hailsham  [no ref. or date]

Licence  SAS/G20/97  9 Jul 1747

Contents:
To William Batchelor, gent, to let his copyhold tenements for 15 years; fine 5s; John James, steward

Appointment  SAS/G20/98  19 Oct 1747

Contents:
John James, steward, of Nicholas Gilbert of Eastbourne, gent, and John Wilds of Eastbourne, gent, as his deputies to take the surrender of William Batchelor of Alfriston, gent, of 8a of land in Berwick late Gyles', quitrent 5s and a croft of meadow containing
½a in Berwick bounding to the Tye, E, quitrent 2d late Gyles' before Mathews' and once Honey's

Original surrender  SAS/G20/99  11 Nov 1747

Contents:
William Batchelor to the use of John Fuller of Rosehill, Brightling, esq, of the lands described in SAS/G20/98

Original minutes of a court baron of Thomas Dyke, bt, with signatures  SAS/G20/100  23 Sep 1748

Receipted bill  SAS/G20/101  14 Oct 1748

Contents:
Of costs of John James against John Fuller, esq for charges in connection with surrender in SAS/G20/99 £2 3s 0d

Draft minutes of a court baron of Thomas Dyke, bt  SAS/G20/102  19 Oct 1749

Original minutes of court baron of Thomas Dyke, bt, with signatures  SAS/G20/103  19 Oct 1749

Original surrender  SAS/G20/104  28 Oct 1749

Parchment

Contents:
Thomas Waters to the use of Thomas Dyke of Lullingstone, Kent, bt, lord of the manor, of a copyhold field containing 3a in Berwick in the tenure of John Hawes, clerk late Coppards, quitrent 3s

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/105  30 Apr 1750

Contents:
John Dan to the use of Richard Alchorne of Alfriston, apothecary, and William Alchorne of Selmeston, gent, of a customary messuage, barn, garden and 16a of land called Hatches in Hellingly near the Dicker late Jeremiah Shadwell's, for £200

Original surrender  SAS/G20/106  3 Nov 1750

Contents:
William Avis to the use of John Fuller of Rosehill [in Brightling], esq, of two-third parts of one wist of customary land containing 12a in Berwick with common of pasture for 3 beasts and 15 sheep in Berwick Common, formerly Canes and late Drews, quitrent 6s 6d

Original minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/107  14 Mar 1751

Contents:
Nicholas Gilbert, deputy steward

Warrant  SAS/G20/108  17 Aug 1752

Contents:
By Richard Alchorne and William Alchorne to enter satisfaction on conditional surrender by John Dann

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/109  18 Sep 1752

Contents:
John Dan of a messuage and 16a called Hatches in Hellingly to the use of Thomas Wood of Wilmington, carpenter to secure £270

Original minutes of court with signatures  SAS/G20/110  11 Jul 1753

Original minutes of court with signatures  SAS/G20/111  5 Mar 1754

Original minutes of a special court held at the instance of Thomas Wood  SAS/G20/112  9 Jan 1755

Deed of appointment  SAS/G20/113  17 Apr 1722

Contents:
Gerrard Mason of Arlington, yeoman, and his wife Ann, formerly Ann Webb, in favour of their son Gerrard Mason the younger, of copyhold premises called Putlands Wist (30a) at or near Wick Street in Arlington formerly Brookes, occupied by Robert Newman, quitrent 10s 10d, in pursuance of a surrender made by GM the elder, on his marriage with Ann Webb
W: John Peirce, William Snatt, Matthew Caldicott

Original minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/114  22 Dec 1756

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/115  26 Aug 1755

Contents:
William Bishop to the use of John Page of Hellingly, millwright, of a customary messuage, blacksmith's shop, hovel and a piece of land lately granted from the waste (30p) near Huntington Cross in Hellingly occupied by WB, quitrent 2s, to secure £14 14s

Surrender  SAS/G20/116  16 Jan 1755

Contents:
Joseph Geer and his wife Jane to their own use for life with remainder to her heirs, of a customary messuage and a croft of land (2a) at Boship Green in Hellingly late her father Edward Bennett

Surrender  SAS/G20/117  2 Apr 1754

Contents:
Thomas Callaway to the use of his will

Licence  SAS/G20/118  6 Aug 1754

Contents:
Martha Keeler of Little Horsted, widow, to let her customary lands for 14 years

Original minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/119  3 Jan 1756

Contents:
Nicholas Gilbert, steward

Original minutes of court, with signatures  SAS/G20/120  28 Dec 1757

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/121  27 Feb 1758

Contents:
Rose Fuller, esq, appointing Nicholas Gilbert the younger and Charles Gilbert both of Eastbourne, as his attornies to surrender to the use of Henry Hall to make him tenant for the purpose of a common recovery of the lands late Batchelors

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/122  23 Jan 1758

Contents:
Stephen Fuller of Brightling, esq to William Gregson of Brightling to receive admittance to copyhold tenements in Berwick and to surrender them to the use of Rose Fuller, esq

Minutes of court of Ann Dyke, widow, held at the instance of Rose Fuller, esq  SAS/G20/123  8 Mar 1758

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/124  24 Apr 1758

Contents:
Rose Fuller to Nicholas Gilbert the younger of Eastbourne and Charles Gilbert of Lewes, to surrender two thirds of a wist of land (12a) in Berwick, quitrent 6s 6d and a cottage and land called Lodgmans Croft (1a) near Boship Green in Hellingly to the use of his will

Surrender  SAS/G20/125  3 Jun 1758

Contents:
Nicholas Gilbert as attorney for Rose Fuller of the lands mentioned in letter of attorney

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/126  16 Jan 1760

Contents:
Nicholas Gilbert, steward

Original minutes of court  SAS/G20/127  24 Sep 1762

Copy of surrender  SAS/G20/128  13 Oct 1696

Contents:
William Dobson, clerk, of a barn and 1½ wists of land (27a) in Berwick theretofore Levetts and other lands to the use of himself for life, remainder to his intended wife Martha Citizen, only daughter of John Citizen of Streat

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/129  11 Oct 1762

Contents:
Martha Keeler of Horsted Keynes, widow, late widow of William Dobson, clerk, and Elizabeth Clutton of Horsted Keynes, youngest daughter of William Dobson by Martha Keeler, appointing Henry Burtenshaw and John Osbaldeston both of Lewes, gents, to surrender certain customary lands to the use of Elizabeth Clutton

Minutes of court held at the instance of Elizabeth Clutton, widow  SAS/G20/130  10 Dec 1762

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/131  7 Jan 1756

Contents:
Joseph Geare and his wife Jane to the use of Thomas Snatt of Buxted, husbandman, of a customary messuage and croft of land (2a) at Boship Green in Hellingly, to secure £30

Licence to Edward Hawes to let his copyholds  SAS/G20/132  30 Oct 1762

Letter of authority from Thomas Snatt to Mr Gilbert at Eastbourne  SAS/G20/133  22 Feb 1764

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/134  20 Feb 1764

Contents:
Jane Jenner of Eastbourne, widow of David Jenner late of Eastbourne, mercer, deceased, to Nicholas Gilbert the younger, gent, to receive admission to a newly erected messuage, barn, garden and lands called Cliftons Tenement (70a) near the Dicker in Arlington late in the tenure of Benjamin Boniface

Minutes of court of John Dixon Dyke, bt  SAS/G20/135  22 Feb 1764

Surrender  SAS/G20/136  2 Jan 1765

Contents:
John Stace to the use of Mary Newman, wife of William Newman of Hellingly, yeoman, of a messuage with garden at Boship Green in Hellingly called Pinsons Grove, formerly occupied by Thomas Lashmar and then of Thomas Gurr

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/137  6 Mar 1765

Licence to Jane Jenner to let her customary lands for seven years  SAS/G20/138  2 Jul 1765

Contents:
Fine 3s 8d

Minutes of court  SAS/G20/139  5 May 1768

Minutes of court held at the instance of the William Hicks Coppard, clerk  SAS/G20/140  30 Nov 1768

Surrender  SAS/G20/141  6 Jun 1768

Contents:
By William Levett to the use of his will of a messuage barn and 12a of land in Bewick

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/142  11 Jul 1768

Contents:
William Levett to the use of Mary Gilbert of Eastbourne, spinster, for £60, of the messuage and land last mentioned

Surrender  SAS/G20/143  6 May 1769

Contents:
By James Stace to the use of Samuel Stace of Berwick, yeoman, of 3a of land, quitrent 2s 6d

A duplicate of SAS/G20/143  SAS/G20/144  6 May 1769

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/145  9 Mar 1770

Minutes of court held by adjournment  SAS/G20/146  24 Apr 1770

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/147  15 Jan 1771

Contents:
Rose Fuller to Samuel Piper of Berwick, yeoman, to receive admittance to 3a in Berwick on surrender by Samuel Stace

Minutes of a special court at the instance of Samuel Stace  SAS/G20/148  30 Jan 1771

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/149  3 Nov 1770

Contents:
John Newnham of Maresfield, esq, to Francis Wheeler of Lewes, gent, to receive admittance to 34a in Arlington called Bythams

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/150  8 May 1771

Minutes of a private court baron at the instance of Richard French  SAS/G20/151  7 Sep 1771

Surrender and quitclaim  SAS/G20/152  2 Sep 1771

Contents:
Stephen Wood (youngest son and heir of Thomas Wood late of Wilmington) to the use of his eldest brother Thomas Wood of Hellingly, yeoman, of a messuage and 16a called Hatches, TW the brother having been some time since admitted under a conditional surrender by John Dan

Letter from Rose Fuller to Nicholas Gilbert as to admission to lands of William Hawes  SAS/G20/153  22 Sep 1771

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/154  24 Sep 1771

Contents:
Rose Fuller to William Gregson of Brightling, Richard Lamb and William Lamb both of Wilmington and Samuel Stace and Samuel Piper the younger, of Berwick to receive admittance on surrender by William Hawes of Crowhurst, clerk

Warrant  SAS/G20/155  3 Oct 1771

Contents:
Samuel Piper and his wife Elizabeth (daughter of Edward Hawes) to enter satisfaction in respect of a legacy of £100 given by Elizabeth Hawes late of Berwick, spinster, charged upon copyhold lands devised to her brother Edward Hawes

Letter from Rose Fuller to Nicholas Gilbert concerning the fine on his admission to lands of William Hawes  SAS/G20/156  14 Oct 1771

Letter from Nicholas Gilbert to Rose Fuller in reply to SAS/G20/156  SAS/G20/157  28 Oct 1771

Minutes of a private court baron at the instance of William Hawes, clerk  SAS/G20/158  1 Oct 1771

Minutes of a private court baron at the instance of Richard Parsons  SAS/G20/159  3 Oct 1771

Minutes of a private court baron at the instance of Richard Bishop  SAS/G20/160  20 May 1772

Surrender  SAS/G20/161  2 Apr 1773

Contents:
John Newnham to the use of Thomas Tourle of Arlington, gent, of 34a in Arlington late Elphicks, quitrent 15s and a barn and 40a called Wighams in Arlington late Holbeams quitrent 9s 4d of which John Newnham, esq, father of the said John lately died seised

Licence to Henry King and his wife Ann to let copyholds for 21 years  SAS/G20/162  7 Dec 1771

Contents:
Fine £1 1s 0d

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/163  4 May 1772

Contents:
Thomas Wood to the use of Jane Holmwood of Hellingly, widow, for £200 of a messuage and 16a in Hellingly near the Dicker

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/164  4 Oct 1773

Contents:
Rose Fuller to John Lamb and Henry Hall both of Berwick, yeoman, and William Gregson of Brightling, gent, to receive admittance to copyhold tenement on surrender by William Levett of Berwick, miller

Abstract of William Levett's title  SAS/G20/165  c1770

Contents:
1723-1770

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/166  5 Oct 1773

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/167  10 Apr 1775

Contents:
Richard Watts, deputy steward
Admission of Robert Ollive, the only surviving son of Dorothy Ollive, who was the only sister that left any issue of [blank] Snatt the mother of Thomas Snatt, to a messuage and croft of 2a at Boship Green in Hellingly of Which TS died seised under a conditional surrender of 7 Jan 1756, by Joseph Geare and Jane; surrender by RO to the use of Abel Filder of Eastbourne, yeoman, subject to a proviso of redemption on payment of £30 and interest

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/168  22 Nov 1774

Contents:
Thomas Wood to the use of Jane Holmwood of Hellingly, widow, for £50, of a messuage and 16a called Hatches in Hellingly near the Dicker late Dan's, formerly Shadwell's

Licence  SAS/G20/169  1 Jul 1775

Contents:
To Jane Jenner to let to Benjamin Bonniface all her copyhold lands in Arlington for 16 years

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/170  8 Aug 1775

Contents:
By Thomas Wood to the use of Jane Holmwood for £50 of lands called Hatches in Hellingly, as before described

Minutes of court baron of John Dixon Dyke, bt  SAS/G20/171  17 Oct 1775

Contents:
Charles Gilbert, steward
Presentment of death of Richard Willard who held 16a in Wick Street in Arlington and other matters

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/172  6 Feb 1776

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Pettit of Alfriston, husbandman, on surrender by Richard Shepherd to a cottage and garden in Winton in Alfriston, quitrent 4d

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/173  21 Oct 1776

Contents:
Death of William Walker, who held Major's Wist and other customary lands and also freely Layhall Croft in Berwick, and other business

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/174  23 Jun 1777

Contents:
Surrender by Richard Bishop of 30 perches of land near Huntington Cross in Hellingly on which a cottage had been built to the use of Thomas Newman of Horselunges in Hellingly, yeoman

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/175  14 Oct 1777

Contents:
Death of Rose Fuller, esq, who held freely lands called Mouseland in Hellingly and divers customary lands

Extract from the will of Gerard Mason of Arlington  SAS/G20/176  9 Jan 1775

Contents:
Devising to his son Henry Mason a messuage, farm and lands called Sessingham in Arlington and 15a of marshlands part of Rushes Marshes in Hailsham, which descended to GM on the death of his brother Henry Mason; 12a copyhold of the manor of Michelham Parkgate in Arlington; two pieces of copyhold of the manor of Berwick called South Hooe and the three (?) crofts in Arlington; residue of messuages and lands to son Gerard Mason

Surrender  SAS/G20/177  17 Jan 1778

Contents:
By Charles Vine to the use of Stephen Kennard of Hellingly, miller, of a cottage and smith's shop at Horsebridge in Hellingly

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/178  25 Sep 1778

Extract from the will of Rose Fuller, esq, deceased  SAS/G20/179  24 Dec 1774


Related information: See also SAS/G20/269

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/180  30 Jun 1779

Contents:
Admission of John Fuller on death of Rose Fuller

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/181  25 Oct 1782

Contents:
Admission of William Howell, youngest son, on death of William Howell and Margaret his wife to a messuage at Netherton Street in Berwick, called Dynes

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/182  1 Apr 1783

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Brooker only son and heir of the body of Springate Brooker and his wife Elizabeth sometime since deceased, to the reversion expectant on the death of SB of 18a called Shaberts, and his surrender of the life estate by SB; common recovery of the premises

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/183  13 Jun 1783

Contents:
Grant to Thomas Goldsmith of Hailsham, yeoman, with the consent of the homage, of a piece of the waste of the manor (S, W: the road from Hailsham to Pevensey and Eastbourne; E, N: TG's land)
Presentment that William Washer, esq, and his tenants, John and Thomas Ade, had lately enclosed ½a of land at the bottom of Winton Street in Alfriston (E: the brook; S, W: high road; N: land of William Smith and WW), part of the waste and to which the tenants had right of commonage; beadle ordered to cut down the said fence

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/184  18 Dec 1783

Contents:
Death of John Ranger who held a tenement of 1a near the Tye in Berwick
He also held in trust for the parish of Berwick a messuage and 1a of pasture in Berwick near the Pound
Death of Ann King, widow (formerly Ann Elphick, spinster) who held a messuage and one wist of land (20a) and other lands
Admission of Henry Billiter of Peckham, an infant, youngest son of Mary Billiter deceased, who was only child of Ann King; guardianship granted to his father William Billiter

Surrender by Thomas Calloway to the use of his will  SAS/G20/185  10 Mar 1784

Warrant  SAS/G20/186A  6 Apr 1784

Contents:
By Mary Alchorne to vacate a conditional surrender by Thomas Calloway to her late husband

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/186B  6 Apr 1784

Contents:
Death of Thomas Calloway who held a messuage and 3a near the Dicker, quitrent 12d; admission of Samuel Calloway under TC's will of 6 Mar 1784 and surrender to the use of Philip Elen of Arlington, yeoman

Power of attorney  SAS/G20/187A  5 Jul 1784

Contents:
James Tattersall the elder of Streatham, Surrey, clerk, (second cousin and heir of John Walker of Cuckfield, gent deceased) to James Tattersall the younger, clerk and John Tattersall, clerk to receive admittance to copyholds held of the manors of Alciston, Berwick and Wilmington

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/187B  9 Jul 1784

Contents:
Admission of James Tattersall, clerk on death of John Walker to Major's wist, Motkyns, 1a, three cottages (a house and 9a), four other cottages and Gore Meadow

Licence to Jane Jenner to let copyholds for 21 years  SAS/G20/188  7 Feb 1784

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/189  30 Oct 1784

Contents:
Philip Elen to the use of William Wenham of Hastings, gent, for £200, of a messuage and 3a near the Dicker in Arlington; quitrent 12d

Minutes of a general court baron of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G20/190  5 Nov 1785

Minutes of a general court baron of the manor of Berwick  SAS/G20/191  17 May 1787

Contents:
Death of James Tattersal, clerk; death of William Washer, esq who held half a wist in Winton; death of Thomas Tourle, who held Bythams

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/192  17 Jul 1787

Contents:
Admission of Samuel Ranger only brother of John Ranger as devisee under the will of the said John

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/193  10 Aug 1789

Contents:
Admission of Richard Newman the elder of Alfriston, butcher, under a bargain and sale of 7 Apr 1789 by Philip Burton of London, esq, and Elizabeth Tattersall, widow (the surviving executors and trustees of the will of James Tattersall), to Major's Wist and other lands

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/194  4 Nov 1790

Contents:
Admission of William Hugget on surrender by William Newman and his wife Mary, of a messuage at Boship Green in Hellingly

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/195  14 Oct 1791

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Harben of Lewes, banker, on surrender by William Clutton, gent, to 1½ wists (27a) in Berwick, theretofore William Levett's, quitrent 15s Also 9a (½ wist) late Levetts, quitrent 4s 6d Also ½ wist (10a) in Berwick formerly George Walker's, quitrent 5s and 5a in Ridgwish and the Warners Field in Berwick, quitrent 2s 2d and a messuage, barn and 9a reputed for three cottages, quitrent 12s

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/196  2 Nov 1792

Contents:
Admission of John Wilson of Blatchington, shopkeeper, on surrender by Thomas Pettit to a cottage and garden in Winton in Alfriston, quitrent 4d

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/197  22 Dec 1791

Contents:
Thomas Goldsmith to the use of Mary Smith of Dukes Court near the Kings Mews, Middlesex, widow, for £100, of 1r 22p at Hailsham late part of the waste

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/198  14 Nov 1792

Contents:
Death of Elizabeth Bodle (late the wife of Edward Bodle) who held a cottage at Winton Street called Walnut Tree Cottage, quitrent 1s 4d
Admission of William Huggett, only son and heir of William Huggett, to a messuage at Boship Green in Hellingly called Pensons Grove, formerly occupied by Thomas Lashmer, since of Thomas Gurr and late of Mary Newman
Homage of Berwick present the death of Richard Hamlin who held a messuage and three quarters of a wist in Winton, a barn and wist containing 16a in Winton and other lands
Homage of Hailsham present that Richard Hamlin held freely lands in Hailsham called Joan Stevens, quitrent 7s and other lands in Hailsham called Stocks, Cables, Webbs and Sholnesse
Death of Elizabeth Clarke who held 14a called Felmer Lands, Longhedge Brook near Marshfoot in Hailsham formerly Cobbys and also Bitt and Blackenham, the Great Stone in Hailsham
Death of Samuel Garder who held freely Harebeating Farm otherwise Twitts (20a) in Hailsham late Luxford's and before Allen's
Death of John Parker who held freely, quitrent 6s 8d, a messuage and lands called Grovebridge or Knightsbridge in Hellingly; elder brother Thomas Parker, entitled
Death of John Bromfield, esq, who held freely, quitrent 6s 8d, lands near Grovebridge; Henry Oxenden, bt, is next entitled
Also other presentments

Warrant  SAS/G20/199  3 Jun 1793

Contents:
By Thomas Cruttenden to vacate a conditional surrender of 24 Apr, 1770, by Richard Parsons

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/200  4 Jun 1793

Contents:
Admission of David Gurr of Horsebridge, potter, on surrender by James Bray, to a messuage called the King's Head Inn and 15a (theretofore reputed for 12a) at Huntington Cross otherwise Horsebridge in Hellingly And conditional surrender by David Gurr to James Bray of Arlington, yeoman, for £1000; also conditional surrender, subject to the above, to William Stevens of Alfriston, brewer, for £1000

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/201  8 Nov 1793

Contents:
Surrender by Abel Filder to John Wenham of Hellingly, yeoman, of a messuage and 2a at Boreham Green, subject to equity of redemption; surrender by Jane Geere (who survived Joseph Geere) and Joseph Geere their only son) to John Wenham of their equity of redemption

Surrender  SAS/G20/202  27 Feb 1795

Contents:
Thomas Harben of Seaford, esq, to the use of William Stevens of Alfriston, mercer, subject to the payment of an annuity of £30 to Elizabeth Clutton of Portslade for life, of a barn and 1½ wists of land and other lands in Berwick

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/202a  15 May 1795

Contents:
Admission of William Stevens on surrender by Thomas Harben as above

Warrant  SAS/G20/203  7 Apr 1794

Contents:
By William Wenham to vacate a conditional surrender of 30 Oct 1784 by Philip Elen

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/204  7 Apr 1794

Contents:
Philip Elen of Arlington, yeoman, to the use of Henry Walker the elder of Arlington, yeoman, of a messuage and 3a near the Dicker in Arlington, quitrent 12d

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/205  8 Nov 1796

Contents:
Inter alia Death of George Medley who held a cottage, garden and premises at Wick Street in Arlington
Admission of Samuel Habgood of Horsebridge in Hellingly, innholder, on surrender by Thomas Newman, to a messuage or tenement near Huntington Cross in Hellingly called the White Hart Inn, with stable and garden as the same was then divided with the use of the well, being part of a tenement described in the court books as one small piece of land late parcel of the waste of the manor containing 30p on which a cottage had been built and a well dug or sunk
Alienation by Joseph Attree to Christopher Thorpe of Lewes, plumber, of a messuage, barn and croft, part of Laylands in Hailsham, quitrent 1s
Death of Thomas Willard, esq, who held freely lands called Dewlys near Boship in Hellingly, and also land; quitrent 3s 8d
Also lands called Yershams, quitrent 6d; Broomy Lands, quitrent 3s 4d; also White Ditch and Longcroft, quitrent 1s 4d
Alienation by William Roods to William Long of Hailsham, surgeon and apothecary, of a messuage and croft in Hailsham late James Hope's, quitrent 6d

Surrender  SAS/G20/206  6 Oct 1797

Contents:
Nicholas Tourle of Southover near Lewes, gent, to the use of John Hodson Durand of Woodcot, Surrey, esq, of a piece of brookland (5a 3r 37p) in Arlington part of Bythams containing 34a late Thomas Tourle's before Newnham's and formerly Elphicks, quitrent 15s

Power of attorney  SAS/G20/207  21 Oct 1797

Contents:
J H Durand to Thomas Gouldsmith of Berwick, yeoman, and John Mercer of Lewes, yeoman, to receive admittance to premises surrendered by Nicholas Tourle

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/208  8 Dec 1797

Contents:
Inter alia:
Admission of Gerard Mason as devisee under the will of Joseph Calverley, esq, to a messuage, cottage and 28½a of land called Cokers otherwise Shelves in Hellingly late Westbornes, quitrent 3s 8d; 7a called Bulls in Hellingly, quitrent 1s 6d, late Westbornes; a messuage, barn and 92a called Knights Bridges otherwise Goodberries in Arlington, quitrent 8s
Joseph Calverley also held freely certain lands part of the Broad in Hellingly late Edward Calverley's, quitrent 1s 8d; a messuage and 4a in Hellingly late Dodson's, quitrent 10½d
Death of Richard Newman who held Majors Wist &c
Death of Thomas Colbrand who held freely lands called Pookhole, quitrent 6d; Thomas Hall entitled
Death of Jane Homewood who held freely certain lands near Hailsham called the Hale, quitrent 1s 8d; lands called Snows Croft and Pigmers, quitrent 1s 5d

Surrender  SAS/G20/209  28 Dec 1797

Contents:
Nicholas Tourle of Southover to the use of Thomas Carr of Beddingham, gent, of 27a of Brookland in Arlington (residue of a tenement called Bythams)

Minutes of a special court: Tourle to Carr  SAS/G20/210  29 Dec 1797

Licence to Gerard Mason, gent to let his copyholds for nine years  SAS/G20/211  17 Mar 1798

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/212  6 Nov 1798

Contents:
Inter alia
Admission of Julia Evelyn Medley Shuckburgh Evelyn, spinster, aged 10, only daughter of George Augustus William Shuckburgh Evelyn, bt, by his wife Julia Annabella (the only surviving daughter of James Evelyn, esq, by Annabella his wife, only sister of George Medley that left issue)
Admission of Jane wife of Hezekiah Wyche of Salisbury, wine merchant, (late Jane Washer, spinster) and Susannah Washer, spinster, as devisees under the will of Richard Hamlin of 27 Sep 1788, to three-fourths of a wist of land in Winton in Alfriston and other lands

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/213  5 Nov 1799

Contents:
Admission of John Crowhurst on surrender by Gerard Mason, gent, to 9a of land in Arlington and Hellingly, abutting to land to Thomas Worge, esq, SW, to Richard Pace, NE and to Viscount Hampden, E, being part of Knightsbridges otherwise Goodberries, to pay 10d by apportionment
Admission of David Noakes of Hellingly, inn-keeper, on surrender by Samuel Habgood, to a messuage near Huntington Cross in Hellingly called the White Hart Inn

Power of attorney  SAS/G20/214  29 Nov 1799

Contents:
David Gurr of Horsebridge, to Henry Blackman of Lewes, kt, and James Cook of Seaford, wine merchant, to surrender the King's Head Inn in Horsebridge

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/215  15 Dec 1799

Contents:
David Noakes of Hellingly, victualler to the use of John Rickman of the Cliffe near Lewes, brewer, of the White Hart Inn near Huntington Cross for £250

Power of attorney  SAS/G20/216  5 Mar 1800

Contents:
David Noakes to Thomas Akehurst of Hellingly, butcher, and Thomas Peckham of Arlington, to surrender the White Hart Inn

Surrender  SAS/G20/217  5 Aug 1800

Contents:
John Bennett of Hellingly, maltster, to the use of his will of a cottage, garden and premise at Horsebridge in Hellingly, formerly occupied by William Bishop late Kennards

Warrant  SAS/G20/218  2 Jan 1801

Contents:
John Rickman to vacate a conditional surrender of 15 Dec 1799 by David Noakes and extract from court roll

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/219  27 Jan 1801

Contents:
Admission of Robert Johnson late of Mountfield and then of Hellingly, yeoman, on surrender by David Noakes, to the White Hart Inn, Horsebridge, subject to a conditional surrender of 5 Nov 1799 to Samuel Habgod to secure £250

Warrant  SAS/G20/220  28 Oct 1799

Contents:
William Woodhams, Robert Ade and Richard King (executors of the will of John Woodhams of Arlington, gent) to vacate a conditional surrender of 29 Dec 1797 by Thomas Carr to JW for £1500, so far as related to 2r 14p of the land surrendered (described)

Surrender  SAS/G20/221  14 May 1800

Contents:
By Thomas Carr, esq, to the use of John Dixon Dyke, bt, lord of the manor of 2r 14p in Arlington, part of a tenement late Nicholas Tourle

Warrant  SAS/G20/222  11 Oct 1800

Contents:
William Woodhams and others (executors of John Woodham) to vacate a conditional surrender of 29 Dec 1797 by Thomas Carr, kt

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/223  18 Oct 1800

Contents:
Thomas Carr, kt, to the use of Thomas Chippen Faulconer of Newhaven, gent, of 27a 14p in Arlington, part of brookland, residue of Bythams

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/224  20 Dec 1800

Contents:
John Crowhurst the younger to the use of John Crowhurst the elder of Chiddingly, yeoman, for £200 of four pieces of land (9a) in Arlington and Hellingly (as before)

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/225  8 Oct 1800

Contents:
Death of Jane Jenner who held a messuage and 70a called Tenement Cliftons near the Dicker
Death of Henry Mason who held two pieces of land containing 8a in Wick Street, quitrent 2s 1d

Surrender by John Surman and Susannah his wife to the use of her will  SAS/G20/226  20 Apr 1802

Surrender by Hezekiah Wyche and his wife Jane to the use of her will  SAS/G20/227  20 Apr 1802

Draft minutes of court  SAS/G20/228  14 Oct 1802

Contents:
Inter alia Alienation by Henry Oxenden, bt, to William Dunk of Warbleton of lands in Hellingly late Pankhurst's

Surrender  SAS/G20/229  26 May 1802

Contents:
Samuel Smith of Willingdon to the use of his will of a cottage called Piners and 1a and the S part of a barn and 8a of arable land in Winton

Surrender  SAS/G20/230  5, 9 Nov 1802

Contents:
Hezekiah Wyche and his wife Jane and John Surman and his wife Susannah to the use of Mary Mason of Winkenhurst in Hellingly, widow, of land at Wick Street in Arlington late Hamlins

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/231  28 Jan 1803

Contents:
Admission of Mary Mason on surrender by Surman and Wyche; amendment of court rolls in regard to fine

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/232  15 Feb 1803

Warrant  SAS/G20/233  1 Nov 1800

Contents:
Richard Holmwood of Hellingly, gent (executor of Jane Holmwood) to vacate a conditional surrender of 4 May, 1772 by Thomas Wood

Surrender  SAS/G20/234  15 Apr, 5 Oct 1803

Contents:
Surrender by Wyche and Surman to the use of William Stevens of Berwick, gent, of a moiety of a wist of land in Winton and the north moiety of a barn there; a messuage and three-fourths of a wist containing 12a in Winton late Richard Hamlins; a barn and one wist containing 16a in Winton and 1a of fresh marsh

Draft minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/235  8 Nov 1803

Quitclaim  SAS/G20/236  2 Sep 1771

Contents:
Stephen Wood, youngest son and heir of Thomas Wood late of Wilmington, carpenter to his eldest brother Thomas Wood of Hellingly, of a messuage and 16a called Hatches

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/237  2 Dec 1803

Contents:
Wood and Peckham, 16a called Hatches

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/238  6 Dec 1804

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/239  10 Oct 1804

Contents:
James Newman of Hailsham, yeoman, to the use of Isaac Clapson of Hailsham, timber merchant, for £350, of a messuage and 10a called Busbridge at Huntingtons Cross in Hellingly, quitrent 6s 8d

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/240  16 Jan 1805

Contents:
Admission of William Moor (son of William Moor of Willingdon) victualler, devisee of Samuel Smith of 26 May, 1802, to a messuage and lands in Winton Street now in the tenure of James Marchant, tallow chandler

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/241  27 Feb 1804

Contents:
Admission of George Horton of Hellingly, cordwainer, on surrender by John Bennett to a cottage, smith's shop at Horsebridge, quitrent 6d

Manor of Alciston  [no ref. or date]

Original Surrender  SAS/G20/242  12 Jan 1734

Contents:
Thomas Duppa to the use of Thomas Beartup of Hailsham, sawyer, of a cottage called the Forge near the Forge Gate in the borough of Tilton late Twopennys and before Walkers, quitrent 6d; a cottage and garden near the Forge Gate late Twopennys and before Gyles, quitrent 4d

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/243  25 Mar 1734

Contents:
William Boys to the use of William Washer of South Heighton, yeoman, for £104 10s of a cottage, a small barn and orchard in the borough of Tilton in the village of Alciston and 1a on the N of the droveway in Tilton, late Bakers, formerly Woolvins, quitrent 12d; 6a of arable land in the common fields of Alciston late of his father Edward Boys and before Matthews, quitrent 5s

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/244  6 Apr 1734

Contents:
George Wenham to the use of William Alchorne of Cob Court in Selmeston, for £31 10s of a messuage and garden (1 rood and 3 roods) at the Dicker in the borough of Hease late his father Edward Wenham, once Teelings, quitrent 12d

Bond  SAS/G20/245  6 Apr 1734

Contents:
By George Wenham to William Alchorne on conditional surrender
Endorsed receipts

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/246  30 Sep 1734

Contents:
Ann Button, widow, to the use of Timothy Allfrey of Blatchington, for £126, of a messuage, barn and 11a in the common fields of Blatchington; vacated 10 Oct 1741

Minutes of a view of frankpledge with court baron  SAS/G20/247  29 Oct 1734

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/248  26 Apr 1736

Contents:
Thomas Smith to the use of Edward Jordan, for £12 12s of a barn (then turned into a dwelling house) and 1 rood of land in Blatchington adjoining a close of William Boys, N, and lands late of James Chambers, S, late Turners, quitrent 8d with receipt, 25 Oct 1737

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/249  19 Jan 1739

Contents:
Abraham Alce to the use of William Hammond of the Cliffe, gent, for £110, of a tenement, barn and 11a 1r of land in Blatchington late Watts and formerly Gough's, quitrent 7s 1½d

Surrender  SAS/G20/250  23 Jan 1739

Contents:
Eleanor Paul of Blatchington, widow, to the use of her will of a tenement in Blatchington called Corners Plat

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/251  5 Apr 1739

Contents:
William Gage, bt, common recovery suffered by William Vinall and his wife Mary (the granddaughter of John Murrell) to the use of John Pitcher of a messuage, barn, garden and 7a of land at the Dicker in Hellingly late Murrells before Noah Taylors and formerly Thomas Taylor's; quitrent 5s 9d

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/252  26 May 1739

Contents:
Abraham Alce to the use of John Fletcher of Seaford, gent, for £117, of a tenement, barn and 11a 1r of land in Blatchington late Watts, formerly Goughes, quitrent 7s 1d

Minutes of court baron of William Gage, bt  SAS/G20/253  10 Oct 1739

Surrender  SAS/G20/254  13 Oct 1743

Contents:
John Willard of Eastbourne, yeoman, to the use of his brother Nicholas Willard of the reversion on the death of Elizabeth Serjeant widow, of a tenement or cottage and three pieces of land adjoining (4a) called Plenties late Bodles and before Wenhams, Harris and Greys, quitrent 3s 4d; 2a adjoining called Caines, quitrent 1s

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/255  11 Oct 1742

Contents:
Admission of James Prawle, youngest son and heir of John Prawle, to 3a of arable land in the common fields of Blatchington, quitrent 1s

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of John Parsons  SAS/G20/256  5 Mar 1745

Contents:
Admission of John Parsons, nephew and devisee of John Tourle under will of 5 Jun 1725, to a messuage, barn and 50a of land in Hellingly, late Bretts and before Faulkners, quitrent 10s; common recovery

Warrant  SAS/G20/257  4 Oct 1746

Contents:
By Mary Plumer to vacate a conditional surrender of 10 Oct 1739

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/258  24 May 1765

Contents:
Benjamin Hudson of Alciston, yeoman, and his wife Mary late Mary Vallance, spinster, to the use of Henry Wood of Henfield, gent, for £900, of the following
Messuage at the Stile in Alciston, quitrent 10d
Barn, close and 6a, quitrent 6s 8d
19a Late Simon Robins, 15s 8d
Messuage and 4a called the Bull in Alciston, quitrent 12d
9a Called Saxtons land, 10s 3d
3a Called Smith's land, 1d
6a 2r In the Crane Leaze in Alciston and pasture for 30 sheep, 6s 9d
6a In Tilton, quitrent 6s
1a In Blackherne in Tilton, quitrent 12d
4a In Tilton, quitrent 7s 9d
All the inheritance of MH

Warrant  SAS/G20/259  17 Sep 1767

Contents:
Henry Wood to vacate a conditional surrender of 24 May, 1765 by Benjamin Hudson and his wife Mary

Warrant  SAS/G20/260  27 Nov 1771

Contents:
Zebulon Newington of Burwash, gent, to vacate a surrender of 1 Apr 1730 by Ann Prodger, wife of Stephen Prodger, of a messuage and 2a on the Dicker in Hellingly, to Sarah Bodle of Lewes, spinster (since the wife of ZN), the principal money having been paid by AP's only son David Prodger

Surrender  SAS/G20/261  28 Oct 1772

Contents:
Richard Mockett to the use of Mary Hawes of Tilton in Selmeston, widow, of a messuage at the Forge Gate in Alciston and 3a adjoining called Cobbles, quitrent 22d; three pieces (5a) in Tilton, quitrent 3s 6d (one piece containing 2a lying at Homested hill, the other piece, residue (sic) thereof lying at the king's highway from Alciston to Forge Gate called the Spring croft containing 2a)

Surrender  SAS/G20/262  18 Aug 1773

Contents:
John Ellis of Burwash and his wife Frances of a messuage, malthouse and 6a called Pupps and 2a near the messuage in Hellingly to the use of the last will of Frances Ellis

Surrender  SAS/G20/263  21 Jul 1774

Contents:
John Langridge to the use of Henry Wise of Alciston and Sarah his wife of a cottage and garden in Tilton borough, quitrent 18d

Surrender  SAS/G20/264  3 Feb 1776

Contents:
John Vinall to the use of Thomas Duly of Alciston, yeoman, of 6a, once Duntons, before Alworks, quitrent 6d; a barn formerly a messuage and ½a in Tilton late Murrells and before Floods, quitrent 9d

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/265  18 Jun 1777

Contents:
John Shirley Fermor of Sevenoaks, clerk, (youngest son of John Fermor late of Sevenoaks, esq) to James Boorder of Blatchington, esq, to receive admittance to 10a of land in Blatchington, quitrent 5s 4¾d; a cottage in Blatchington, quitrent 2d of which premises JF lately died seized; and to surrender the same to Henry Fermor of Sevenoaks, esq

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/266  28 Jun 1777

Contents:
John Vinall to the use of Mary Hawes of Tilton, for £30, of a cottage and garden once Dunton and before Alworks, quitrent 1s 6d and 3½a late parcel of William Torleys late Murrels before Floods, quitrent 4s 8d

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/267  28 Nov 1778

Contents:
John Kent of Rodmell, yeoman, to John Griffith of Rodmell, clerk, to receive admittance on surrender by Thomas Williams, clerk, and his wife Elizabeth of a cottage in Blatchington, quitrent 6d late of John Goodman deceased to the use of JK and his wife Hannah

Surrender  SAS/G20/268  1 Dec 1778

Contents:
Thomas Williams of Seaford, clerk, and his wife Elizabeth of a cottage in Blatchington to the use of John Kent and Hannah his wife

Extract from the will of Rose Fuller of Brightling, esq  SAS/G20/269  24 Dec 1774


Related information: See also SAS/G20/179

Contents:
Proved 15 May 1777, of devise of all estates to brother Thomas Fuller, and his two sons, John Fuller and Rose Fuller, and brother Stephen Fuller and nephew Hans Sloane upon trust

Surrender  SAS/G20/270  2 Mar 1778

Contents:
Elizabeth Chambers of Seaford, spinster, to William Chambers of Blatchington, gent, of a messuage and 18a, a messuage and 14a, a messuage and 28a and 8a of land all in Blatchington

Surrender  SAS/G20/271  3 Mar 1778

Contents:
Harry Chambers of Kingston upon Thames, gent, to William Chambers of Blatchington, gent, of a messuage and 68a in Blatchington, quitrent 12d

Copy of letter of attorney  SAS/G20/272  (22 May 1779)

Contents:
John Fuller, esq, only son of Henry Fuller, clerk, deceased, and devisee of Rose Fuller, esq, to William Gregson of Rosehill, his steward, to receive admittance to copyholds

Warrant  SAS/G20/273  21 Jan 1780

Contents:
By William Stafford to vacate a conditional surrender of 18 Nov 1760 by Mary Pelling

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/274  18 Feb 1780

Contents:
Mary Pelling to the use of Loftus Nunn of Chichester, esq of a messuage and 40a near the North Street in Hellingly to secure £62 and interest

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/275  9 Oct 1780

Contents:
Henry Michell of Brighton, clerk, only surviving brother of James Michell of Lewes, esq to Edward Luxford of Lewes, gent, to receive admittance to 1a in Alciston in a field called the Arne, and to surrender the same to Lord Gage

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/276  10 Oct 1780

Contents:
William Button to the use of Peter Thomas of Falmer, shepherd, of a messuage and 11a in the common fields of Blatchington to secure £130 and interest

Warrant  SAS/G20/277  21 Oct 1780

Contents:
By James Goldsmith to vacate a conditional surrender of 26 Oct 1768 by William Button

Surrender  SAS/G20/278  4 Dec 1780

Contents:
John Kent and Hannah his wife to the use of William Henry Bray of South Heighton, husbandman, of a cottage in Blatchington

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/279  5 Dec 1780

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/280  9 Dec 1780

Contents:
Thomas Duly to the use of John Ellis of South Malling, gent, for £400 of a piece of land where a house formerly stood and 1½a adjoining and other lands in Alciston and Tilton

Surrender  SAS/G20/281  15 Oct 1781

Contents:
Charles Coleman to the use of Samuel Boys of Alciston, gent, of a cottage and garden and ½ acre

Warrant  SAS/G20/282  15 Oct 1781

Contents:
Robert Withington to vacate a conditional surrender of 29 Dec 1777 to the use of John Holmes then of Southover, gent, deceased

Surrender  SAS/G20/283  3 Nov 1781

Contents:
William Button to William Chambers of a messuage and 11a in the common fields of Blatchington

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/284  4 Dec 1781

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of William Henry Benge, devisee of Elizabeth Norton  SAS/G20/285  25 Mar 1782

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/286  5 Apr 1782

Contents:
William Chambers to the use of James Chambers of Seaford, esq to secure £1700

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/287  24 Jun 1782

Contents:
John Hawes to Nicholas Gilbert of Eastbourne, esq and Charles Gilbert of Lewes, gent, for £400 of customary lands in Alciston purchased of William Henry Benge

Warrant  SAS/G20/288  20 Jul 1782

Contents:
By Edward Cane to vacate a conditional surrender of 21 Oct 1765 by Thomas Bourne

Surrender  SAS/G20/289  10 Aug 1782

Contents:
William Rippington of Willingdon, blacksmith, executor of Richard Wood of Hailsham, victualler, to Richard Wood of Hailsham, yeoman

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/290  10 Oct 1782

Contents:
William Chambers to the use of Martha Chambers of Seaford, spinster, for £600 of a messuage and 68a in Blatchington

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/291  18 Dec 1782

Warrant  SAS/G20/292  20 Dec 1782

Contents:
John Stappell and Jane Stappell, administratrix of John Machen of Willingdon deceased, to vacate a conditional surrender of 7 Sep 1759 by John Tyler to JM

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/293  14 Nov 1783

Attested copy of letter of attorney  SAS/G20/294  5 Jul 1784

Contents:
James Tattersall the elder of Streatham, clerk, second cousin and heir of John Walker of Cuckfield, gent, deceased, to James and John Tattersall, clerks, to receive admittance of copyholds held of the manors of Alciston, Berwick and Wilmington

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of James Tattersall, clerk  SAS/G20/295  9 Jul 1784

Surrender  SAS/G20/296  24 Aug 1784

Contents:
Thomas Smith to the use of William Chambers of Blatchington, gent, of a barn turned into a dwellinghouse and a rood of land in Blatchington

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/297  15 Dec 1784

Surrender  SAS/G20/298  6 Sep 1784

Contents:
By Thomas Bourne to the use of his will of a messuage and 50a in Hellingly

Licence  SAS/G20/299  14 Feb 1785

Contents:
To William Jenner to cut timber on lands called Little Coggers in Hellingly

Surrender  SAS/G20/300  3 Sep 1785

Contents:
William Jenner to the use of his will of a messuage and 16a called Little Coggers at North Street and near Coggers Cross in Hellingly

Licence to Richard Wood to fell timber for repairs  SAS/G20/301  14 Dec 1785

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/302  15 Dec 1785

Surrender  SAS/G20/303  18 Feb 1786

Contents:
By Abraham Reeder of Blatchington, yeoman, to the use of his will

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/304  8 Dec 1786

Contents:
Alienation by John Dixon Dyke, bt, to John Bean, esq, of 40a called Cowls or Cowlease in the borough of Tilton in Selmeston formerly Nutts and Falconers, used as part of Mays Farm in Selmeston
Admission of William Boys of Alciston, yeoman, youngest son of William Boys deceased, to a cottage in the borough of Tilton in Alciston and 1a of meadow on the N of the Droveway formerly Woolvens, quitrent 12d and 6a in the Common fields formerly Matthews', quitrent 5s

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/305  11 May 1787

Contents:
Conditional surrender by William Cuckney to the use of Daniel Webb of Biddenden, Kent, for £80, of a messuage, garden and 2a on the E side of the Dicker in Hellingly, late Willards, quitrent 2s

Surrender  SAS/G20/306  9 Mar 1787

Contents:
Elizabeth Firth of Chichester, widow, to the use of Benjamin Tillstone of New Shoreham, brandy merchant, of a moiety of a messuage and 40a near the North Street in Hellingly, late Francis Osborn's, quitrent 10s

Warrant  SAS/G20/307  9 Mar 1787

Contents:
Loftus Nunn to vacate a conditional surrender of 18 Feb 1780 by Mary Pelling then of New Shoreham, since deceased, of her moiety of the premises in SAS/G20/306

Surrender  SAS/G20/308  9 Mar 1787

Contents:
Harry Pelling of West Tarring, yeoman, to the use of Benjamin Tillstone of his moiety of the above premises

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/309  23 Jul 1787

Contents:
Richard Stephens of Alciston, husbandman, and his wife Ann (late Ann Duly, spinster) to the use of Benjamin Ridge of Alciston, gent, for £54, of a cottage called the Forge near the Forge Gate in the borough of Tilton late Richard Duly's, quitrent 4d

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/310  21 Nov 1787

Contents:
Inter alia Admission of John Bourne, only son of Thomas Bourne, under TB's will of 6 Sep 1784, to a messuage and 50a in Hellingly late Parsons, quitrent 10s

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/311  23 May 1788

Contents:
Admission of Andrew Christian of Blatchington, husbandman, on surrender by William Henry Bray, to a cottage in Blatchington, quitrent 6d

Admission  SAS/G20/312  19 Jul 1788

Contents:
Sarah the wife of John Henty of Alciston, victualler, on surrender by Thomas Duly, to a cottage called the Half Moon at the foot of the White Bosthill in Alciston and 37 rods of land on which the cottage stands in the NW corner of a field called the Seven Acre Lain abutting to the said field,s E and S, to the road leading up the hill called White Bosthill, W and the Turnpike Road from Glynde Bridge to Longbridge, N, quitrent 12d

Warrant  SAS/G20/313  8 Dec 1787

Contents:
John Dungate to vacate a conditional surrender of 28 Oct 1771 by Thomas Piper to Thomas Huett Dungate then of Mayfield, gent, since deceased

Licence  SAS/G20/314  16 May 1788

Contents:
John Fuller, esq, to cut down for sale 89 oak trees on his copyhold lands and nine oaks for repairs of buildings; fine (out of favour) of one-third only of the value of the trees for sale and 4d for each of the trees for repairs

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/315  24 Nov 1788

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/316  17 Feb 1789

Contents:
Admission of Isaac Clapson of Hailsham, timber-merchant, on surrender by John Bennett, to a messuage and 16a called Little Coggers late William Jenner's

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/317  10 Aug 1789

Contents:
Admission of Richard Newman the elder of Alfriston, butcher and one of his sons Robert Newman of Alfriston, yeoman, under a deed of sale of 7 Apr 1789 by the surviving executors of James Tattersall, clerk, deceased, of 3a in the borough of Hease in Berwick, quitrent 1s 6d, and 9a 3r being meadow with a barn and garden belonging bounding to lands formerly of John Vallance, E and N, land late of William Gage, bt, deceased and William Finall, S, and the highway, SE, quitrent 10s 5d
Richard Newman acknowledges to hold freely 3a in the borough of Hease in the parish of Berwick, sometime of James Tattersall

Warrant  SAS/G20/318  24 Oct 1789

Contents:
Martha Thomas of Falmer, widow and administratrix of Peter Thomas of Falmer, shepherd, deceased, to vacate a conditional surrender of 10 Oct 1780 by William Button

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/319  22 Dec 1789

Contents:
Admission of Isaac Bailey an ensign in HM Regiment of Foot, only child of Isaac Bailey and his wife Frances, to a messuage and 40a in Hellingly called Coggers, quitrent 6s 8d
Admission of Frances Whitfeld of Lewes, grocer, as devisee in trust under the will of Abraham Reader of 18 Feb 1786, and his surrender to Thomas Harben of Lewes, banker, of a cottage and garden, and 3a of land to William Chambers of Blatchington
Death of Sarah Washer, wife of John Washer

Warrant  SAS/G20/320  9 Jun 1790

Contents:
Benjamin Ridge to vacate so much of a conditional surrender of 27 Jul 1787 by Richard Stephens and his wife Ann as relates to a cottage called the Forge near the Forge Gate in the borough of Tilton

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/321  9 Jun 1790

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Hawes of Selmeston, yeoman, on surrender by Richard Stephens and his wife Ann, to the Forge (as before)

Admission  SAS/G20/322A  29 Jul 1790

Contents:
George Parsons of Hellingly yeoman, under a deed of sale of 9 Jul 1790 by Daniel Webb late of Biddenden and then of Staplehurst, cordwainer, and John Gorely of Burwash, yeoman (executors of Bartholomew Gorely) to a messuage and 4a in the borough of Hease in Hellingly

Licence  SAS/G20/322B  11 Feb 1790

Contents:
To Francis Ellis to cut down for sale 20 ash trees, fine (by favour) one-third of value

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/323  16 Apr 1790

Contents:
Daniel Webb to the use of David Gurr of Hellingly, potter, of a messuage and 2a on the E, part of the Dicker in Hellingly late Cuckney's

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/324  2 Nov 1790

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/325A  31 Dec 1790

Contents:
Admission of William Ridge of Alciston, gent, on surrender by John Hawes, to a messuage and 10a in Alciston and eight pieces called Common Fields, Horseshoe Furlong, Short Furlong, Brambridge Furlong, Chequer Acre, Wish Furlong, Parsonage Furlong and the West Well (16a) and common of pasture for 40 sheep, quitrent 27s, late of William Henry Benge

Warrant  SAS/G20/325B  29 Dec 1790

Contents:
George Newton, clerk (executor of Samuel Caldicott) to vacate a conditional surrender of 9 Aug 1760 by Richard Duly

Warrant  SAS/G20/326  21 Jan 1791

Contents:
Edward Rippington to vacate a conditional surrender of 23 Feb 1756 by Richard Wood to William Rippington then of Willingdon, blacksmith, since deceased, of a messuage and 8a in Hailsham, called Dunsings

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/327  24 Jan 1791

Contents:
Richard Wood of Hailsham, yeoman, to the use of William Martin of Hailsham, shopkeeper, of a messuage and 8a in Hailsham called Dunsings, sometime Samuel Crowhurst's, quitrent 2s; to secure £120

Surrender  SAS/G20/328  17 Mar 1791

Contents:
John Shirley Fermor, clerk to the use of Thomas Harben of Lewes, esq, of 10a in Blatchington, quitrent 5s and a cottage in Blatchington, quitrent 2d; all formerly the estate of Henry Fermor, esq, and before of John Fermor, esq

Warrant  SAS/G20/329  26 Mar 1791

Contents:
By Nicholas Gilbert and Charles Gilbert to vacate a conditional surrender of 24 Jun, 1782 by John Hawes for £400

Surrender  SAS/G20/330  6 Nov 1791

Contents:
Thomas Bunting and Eve his wife (late Eve Harben, spinster) and George Elmore and Eve his wife to the use of Richard Hasting of Alciston, husbandman, of a messuage lately a cottage and smith's forge at Forge Gate in the borough of Tilton in Alciston, late Copper's, before Cressingham's, quitrent 6d

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/331  2 Dec 1791

Contents:
Grant, with consent of homage, to Richard Holmwood of Hellingly, gent, in trust for the parishioners of a piece of land part of the waste in Hellingly containing 11 rods, adjoining the Turnpike road from Horsebridge to Cross-in-Hand, W, land of Isaac Clapson late Rickmans, E, and the waste N and S, on which a cottage had been lately erected by the parish officers

Licence to Isaac Bayley to cut down for repairs 14 oaks  SAS/G20/332  4 May 1792

Surrender  SAS/G20/333  17 Oct 1792

Contents:
William Combs of Blatchington, miller, to the use of Thomas Harben of Lewes, esq, of land in Blatchington (5a 1r) and pasture, before Seamans & Hydes

Draft bond  SAS/G20/334  12 Dec 1792

Contents:
Thomas Duly of Alciston, yeoman, to William Ridge of Alciston, gent, in £1200 on absolute surrender of a barn and croft containing 1½a and 27a 2r 20p in the open fields as listed in attached terrier

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/335  12 Dec 1792

Contents:
Admission of William Harmer, on surrender by Thomas Duly, to a cottage at the foot of the White Bosthill in Alciston, quitrent 6d
Admission of William Ridge, on surrender by Thomas Duly to the following:- 1½a where a house formerly stood, quitrent 1s 8d, 6½a, quitrent 6s 6d; 1a 1r in the East Lain, quitrent 15d; 1a, quitrent 12d; 1a, quitrent 12d; 1a in Shortland in Alciston, quitrent 6d; all late Taylors, before Geer's 4a 3½r, quitrent 3s 6d; 6a late Vinalls and before Dentons, 6s; for 8 heriots, 2 cows and an old horse, compounded for £12 12s Fine £20
Admission of William Ridge, on surrender by John Vinall to a messuage and 1a in Alciston late Clements, quitrent 2s
Admission of Thomas Duly of Alciston, yeoman, on surrender by William Ridge, to 1a of Brookeland near Ripley's bridge in Alciston, quitrent 1s 6d (except sheep leazes)
Admission of Richard Newman the younger, on surrender by Henry Freeman, to a cottage formerly Stephen Welfare's with a close adjoining in the borough of Tilton, quitrent 2s, 5½a in the same formerly Elphicks, quitrent 5s 6d; 14 parcels being 14 several tenements in the same borough late Elphicks, quitrents together £1 10s 5½d 5a in same late Elphicks, quitrent 5s 1d

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/336  14 Aug 1793

Contents:
Frances Ellis of Burwash, widow to John Woollett of Rye, gent, to receive admission for her as devisee under will of her late husband John Ellis of 24 Mar 1781 to a messuage and 6a called Pupps and 2a near it

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/337  15 Aug 1793

Warrant  SAS/G20/338  31 Dec 1792

Contents:
By John Ellis of South Malling, gent, to vacate a conditional surrender of 9 Dec 1780 by Thomas Duly for £400

Licence to Isaac Bayley to let for seven years  SAS/G20/339  13 Apr 1793

Surrender  SAS/G20/340  12 Nov 1793

Contents:
Frances Nash of Hurstpierpoint (widow of William Nash of Hurstpierpoint, collar maker) and John Sawyers of New Shoreham, peruke maker, and Sarah his wife to the use of Benjamin Tillstone of New Shoreham, brandy merchant, of one-fourth part of a messuage and 40a near the North Street in Hellingly

Warrant  SAS/G20/341  14 Dec 1793

Contents:
By Benjamin Ridge to vacate a conditional surrender of 7 Jul 1787 by Richard Stephens and his wife Ann for £54

Surrender  SAS/G20/342  18 Dec 1793

Contents:
Richard Stephen and his wife Ann to the use of William Ridge of Alciston, gent, of a cottage and garden near Forge Gate in the borough of Tilton in Alciston late Richard Duly's

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/343  18 Dec 1793

Contents:
Inter alia Admission of Elizabeth Doys aged 16, only daughter of William Yorkton Boys, the youngest son of Edward Boys and his wife Elizabeth, on their deaths, to a cottage and plot of ground in Blatchington, late Parriss's and before Praul's

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/344  1 Jan 1794

Contents:
Admission of John Bennett of Hellingly, yeoman, on surrender by Benjamin Tillstone, to a moiety of a messuage, barn and 40a near the North Street in Hellingly; conditional surrender to Catharine Woodhams of Arlington, spinster

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/345  17 Feb 1794

Contents:
Isaac Bayley of Cockspur Street, St Martins in the Fields, Middlesex, esq to John Tilden of Battle, gent and John Hawes of Selmeston, gent, to suffer a recovery for barring estates tail in a messuage and 40a called Coggers in Hellingly

Minutes of a special court baron: Isaac Bayley's recovery  SAS/G20/346  4 Apr 1794

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/347  9 Apr 1794

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Duly, on surrender by John Langley, to a cottage in the borough of Tilton, quitrent 18d late Wises and before Langridges

Surrender  SAS/G20/348  12 Apr 1794

Contents:
David Gurr of Horsebridge, innholder, to the use of Joseph Soper of Hellingly, potter, of a messuage and 2a on the East part of the Dicker in Hellingly, quitrent 2s

Warrant  SAS/G20/349  17 Apr 1790

Contents:
John Roberts to vacate a conditional surrender of 14 Oct 1768 by William Cuckney, payment having been made by David Gurr the then proprietor

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/350  3 Nov 1794

Contents:
Admission of Obadiah Hudson of Alciston, husbandman, on surrender by Samuel Boys to a newly erected cottage and ½ rood of garden near the Stocks in Alciston, late Edward Boys, before Haylers, quitrent 6d

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/351  31 Aug 1795

Contents:
Joseph Soper of Hellingly, potter, to the use of Samuel Cramp of Heathfield, shopkeeper, for £50, of a messuage and 2a (as before)

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/352  29 Oct 1795

Contents:
Admission of William Bourne of Hellingly, yeoman, on surrender by John Staffell, to a messuage and 4a near the Dicker Fair Place in Hellingly late Tylers, before Hopers &c, quitrent 4s; messuage and 7a at the Dicker, late also Tylers, before Russels, being two tenements described as 4a at the Dicker, quitrent 4s 5d and 2a near Starnash, quitrent 1s 4d

Surrender  SAS/G20/353  15 May 1795

Contents:
Isaac Bayley of Uppingham, Rutland, esq, to the use of Isaac Clapson of Hailsham, farmer, of a messuage and 40a in Hellingly

Surrender  SAS/G20/354  11 Sep 1795

Contents:
Thomas Harben of Seaford to the use of Thomas Flight of London, merchant, of 10a in Blatchington, quitrent 5s 4d; a cottage in Blatchington late of the Rev J S Fermor

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/355  13 Oct 1795

Contents:
William Harmer of Selmeston, carpenter, to the use of Stephen Stephens of the Cliffe near Lewes, timber merchant, for £80, of a cottage at the foot of the White Bosthill

Warrant  SAS/G20/356  30 Oct 1795

Contents:
John Soper of Mayfield, yeoman, to vacate conditional surrender of 3 Nov 1794 by Joseph Soper

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/357  18 Dec 1795

Contents:
Inter alia Admission of John Duly, grandson of Thomas Acton, as devisee under his will of 18 Jun 1785, to a messuage and ½a called Richard Benjamin in the borough of Tilton in Alfriston (recte Alciston) late Richardson

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/358  11 Jan 1796

Contents:
Samuel Cramp of the Dicker, Hellingly, potter, to the use of Daniel Wood of Battle, dealer in clothes, of a messuage and 2a on the East part of the Dicker

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/359  2 Apr 1796

Contents:
Samuel Sharrod of Hellingly, husbandman, to the use of Elizabeth Walker of Arlington, spinster, for £50, of a messuage and 2a on the Dicker late Prodgers, quitrent 12d

Surrender  SAS/G20/360  18 Nov 1796

Contents:
Thomas Harben to the use of Thomas Flight of London of 5a 1r in Blatchington late Comb's, quitrent 3s

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/361  19 Nov 1796

Contents:
Thomas Flight of Hackney, esq, to Banister Flight of Lewes, gent, and John Mercer of Lewes, servant, to receive admittance to copyholds in Blachington

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/362  29 Nov 1796

Contents:
Death of William Avis who held divers lands in Alciston late Boys; admission of Robert Newman (aged 6) only son of Robert Newman deceased, to lands late Tattersalls, custody to his mother Mary Newman

Surrender  SAS/G20/363  4 Dec 1797

Contents:
Samuel Boys to the use of James Duly of Alciston, carpenter, of a cottage and 1r in the borough of Alciston late Morris's before Sargant's &c quitrent 6d

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/364  4 Dec 1797

Contents:
Admission of William Avis, only son of William Avis
Admission of Thomas Willard, only son of Nicholas Willard deceased, as devisee under his will of 12 Apr 1764, on death of Mary Willard, widow, to a cottage and 4a called Plenties and 2a called Caines

Surrender  SAS/G20/365  19 Jan 1798

Contents:
John Bennett to the use of Henry Ellis of Laughton, yeoman, subject to a conditional surrender of 1 Jan 1794 to Catherine Woodhams, of a moiety of a messuage and 40a in Hellingly

Minutes of a general court baron: inter alia death of Richard Newman  SAS/G20/366  24 Oct 1798

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/367  8 Oct 1799

Contents:
Admission of Robert N Newman, only son of Robert Newman deceased, the youngest son of Richard Newman to 3a in the borough of Hease in Berwick late Tattersalls; admission of William Newman (aged 3) youngest son of Richard Newman, to a messuage and close in Tilton borough and (inter alia) 2a in Langhorne, 2r in East Drove, 2a in Barkherne, 2a 1r in Houndland, 1a in Warnbeach, 1a in Wish Furlong, 2a in Warnbeach, 2a in the Great Link &c all late Henry Freeman's and before Dorothy Hammon's
Deaths of Samuel Boys and Frances Ellis
Admission of Thomas Hawes as devisee under the will of Mary Hawes to a messuage at the Forge Gate and 3a adjoining called Coblers an 5a in the borough of Tilton late Mocketts

Warrant  SAS/G20/368  2 Nov 1799

Contents:
Samuel Rickman the elder, to vacate a conditional surrender of 29 Oct 1795 by Samuel Cramp

Licence  SAS/G20/369  29 Jan 1800

Contents:
Isaac Clapson to cut for sale 60 oak trees and 1 ash tree; fine £20

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/370  3 Oct 1800

Contents:
Admission of Mary Boys, widow of Samuel Boys
Admission of Bannister Flight as devisee in trust of Thomas Flight deceased
Death of Luke Spence, esq who held freely lands in Selmeston called Dudley otherwise Duddles otherwise Audisland late Buttlers

Warrant  SAS/G20/371  9 May 1800

Contents:
Sarah Martin of Hailsham, widow of William Martin to vacate a conditional surrender of 24 Jan 1791 by Richard Wood

Warrant  SAS/G20/372  7 Mar 1801

Contents:
John Cheeseman of Cooksbridge, Barcombe, brewer, surviving executor of the will of John Brooker of Barcombe, carpenter, to vacate a conditional surrender of 19 May 1763 by William Boys

Surrender  SAS/G20/373  8 Jul 1801

Contents:
Thomas Dine of Arlington, yeoman, to the use of Thomas Gosden the younger of Arlington, husbandman, of 3r of land in Arlington adjoining Abbots wood, quitrent 6d late Pages and before Sicklemores

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/374  12 Oct 1801

Contents:
Admission of Robert Ellis, eldest son of William Ellis deceased, the youngest son of Frances Ellis, as devisee under her will of 22 Jan 1794
Admission of Edward Wenham, only brother of William Wenham, to 3 roods at the Dicker
Admission of Thomas Newman of Hellingly, yeoman, on surrender by George Parsons to a messuage and 4a in the borough of Hease late Gorely

Surrender  SAS/G20/375  10 Feb 1802

Contents:
By Banister Flight to the use of William Chambers

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of William Chambers, gent  SAS/G20/376  13 Apr 1802

Licence to Thomas Duly to let copyholds  SAS/G20/377  1 Mar 1802

Licence to Isaac Clapson to let for nine years, for 1802  SAS/G20/378  18 Sep 1802

Licence to Isaac Clapson to let from 1811 for nine years  SAS/G20/379  18 Sep 1802

Warrant  SAS/G20/380  13 Oct 1801

Contents:
By George Verrall the younger, to vacate a conditional surrender of 9 Jul 1790 by George Parsons

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/381  10 Nov 1802

Contents:
Admission of Ody Wenham youngest son of Edward Wenham, to 3 roods at the Dicker
Grant, with consent of the homage, to Thomas Gosden the younger of Arlington, husbandman, of a rood of land abutting to his land late Dine's, S, Abbots Wood, E, the road from the Hide of Milton to the Dicker, W and the road leading into Abbots Wood, N, quitrent 2s
Admission of Ann Ellis, widow of Henry Ellis to two moieties of a messuage and 40a in Hellingly
Admission of William Mitchell of Hellingly, potter, on surrender by William Ashby to a messuage and 2a on the E part of the Dicker

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/382  3 Mar 1803

Contents:
William Bourne to the use of Henry Bourne of Hellingly, yeoman, of a messuage and 7a at the Dicker late Staffells, being two tenements

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/383  29 Nov 1803

Contents:
Admission of James Newman youngest brother of Thomas Newman, to a messuage and 4a in the borough of Hease in Hellingly

Alienation  SAS/G20/384  14 Nov 1804

Contents:
John Bean, esq to Joseph Fuller of Arlington, yeoman of 40a in the borough of Tilton in Selmeston, late Duke's held freely, quitrent 8s

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/385  8 Mar 1806

Contents:
James Newman of Hailsham, yeoman to the use of Isaac Clapson of Hailsham, gent, for £150, of a messuage and 4a

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/386  30 Jul 1806

Contents:
Thomas Hill late of Ringmer and then of Chilham, Kent, miller, and his wife Elizabeth (late Elizabeth Boys, spinster) to the use of John Marten of West Firle, gent, for £300 of a cottage and plot of ground in Blatchington, late of Edward and Elizabeth Boys, quitrent 1s

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/387  17 Nov 1806

Contents:
Death of James Nanfan who held 6a in Alciston and common of pasture, late Vaughans, quitrent 8s 6d
Admission of William Pitcher of Seaford, innholder, on surrender by William Ridge, to a cottage near Forge Gate in the borough of Tilton, late Stephens, quitrent 4d
Death of Sarah Henty, the Half Moon in Alciston

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/388  20 Mar 1807

Contents:
William Bourne to the use of Robert Pitcher of Hellingly, blacksmith, of a messuage and 4a near the Dicker Fair Place in Hellingly

Warrant  SAS/G20/389  14 Jul 1807

Contents:
John Stephens (executor of Stephen Stephens of the Cliffe, timber merchant) to vacate a conditional surrender of 13 Oct 1795 by William Harmer

Admission  SAS/G20/390  18 Nov 1807

Contents:
Mary Harrison, wife of John Harrison, only daughter and heiress of Sarah late the wife of [blank] Gregory (before Sarah Nanfan) youngest sister of James Nanfan (lands as above)

Warrant  SAS/G20/391  9 Nov 1807

Contents:
William Stephens to vacate a conditional surrender of 19 Jul 1788 by John Henty for £200

Letter of deputation  SAS/G20/392  28 Nov 1807

Contents:
John Hoper, gent, steward, to Charles Mayhew of London, to take a surrender from John Harrison of Lincoln's Inn, gent, and his wife Mary to the use of William Ridge of Alciston of 6a in Alciston late Nanfan's

Surrender  SAS/G20/393  28 Dec 1807

Contents:
John Harrison and his wife Mary to the use of William Ridge of 6a (as SAS/G20/392)

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/394  25 Jul 1808

Contents:
Ody Wenham to the use of John Oxley of Hellingly, yeoman, of 3 roods at the Dicker in Hellingly

Particular of copyhold tenements late William Chambers  SAS/G20/395  14 Nov 1808

Contents:
Held of the manor of Alciston and finable at will, 14 items all in Blatchington; memorandum that according to the custom of Blatchington a yardland consists of 16a to which belongs one Bullock Leaze on the Down and the usage is to stock with bullocks in the summer and with sheep in the winter - 4 sheep for 1 bullock

Declaration  SAS/G20/396  15 Nov 1808

Contents:
Stephen Gower and others that a surrender to be made to the use of William Adams was upon a sale and that the purchase money was £400

Declaration by Henry Billiter as to a surrender to be made to John Worgar  SAS/G20/397  15 Nov 1808

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/398  15 Nov 1808

Contents:
Alienation by Sarah Nanfan, widow, to William Ridge of a tenement called Milspot in Alciston, quitrent 1s 3½d
Admission of Mary Dodson, widow, as devisee of William Dodson, to a cottage and 2a at the Dicker, and surrender by her and son and daughter to William Adams of Hellingly, yeoman
Admission of William Verrall in trust for sale under the will of Sarah Henty, to the Half Moon in Alciston
Death of William Chambers (many tenements)

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/399  13 Oct 1809

Contents:
Death of William Washer, a cottage in Blatchington

Original minutes of courts leet for the hundred of Alciston  SAS/G20/400  1727-1746

Contents:
Signatures but no presentments

Minutes of courts leet  SAS/G20/401  1747-1758

Minutes, with lists of inhabitants and notices  SAS/G20/402  1759-1768

Minutes and lists  SAS/G20/403  1770-1778

Minutes and lists  SAS/G20/404  1779-1791

Minutes and lists  SAS/G20/405  1792-1800

Manor of Maresfield  [no ref. or date]

Draft licence  SAS/G20/406  17 Mar 1749

Contents:
Ann Underhill, spinster, to let her messuage called the Chequer Inn in East Grinstead to William Brooks for 21 years

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/407  7 Jun 1749

Contents:
Mary Langridge, widow, to the use of John Payne of East Grinstead, esq, for £114, of a messuage and 7a of meadow and pasture called Catherine Plaws at Forest Row in East Grinstead

Surrender  SAS/G20/408  19 Jul 1749

Contents:
Edward Bannester to the use of his will of a messuage and 3a called the Stables in Forest Row in East Grinstead

Surrender  SAS/G20/409  22 Jul 1749

Contents:
John Smith and his wife Mary (late Mary Berry) to the use of John Cottington of Maresfield, husbandman, of a cottage and garden called Bradford's Garden at the Millpond in Maresfield, late Berry's, quitrent ½d

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/410  10 Nov 1749

Contents:
Admission of John Cottington on surrender by John and Mary Smith

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/411  14 Nov 1749

Contents:
Mary Langridge, widow, and William Gawton, gent, to the use of John Payne of Legsheath in East Grinstead, esq, for £150 of a messuage, barn, shop and 3½a of assart land at or near Forest Row called the Yew Tree

Quitclaim  SAS/G20/412  5 Feb 1750

Contents:
Ann Bennett of East Grinstead, spinster, to Thomas Green of Edenbridge, Kent, yeoman, of and in a toft barn and 10a called Reedlands at Jessup's Hill in Maresfield

Surrender  SAS/G20/413  28 Jun 1750

Contents:
William Smith to the use of John Newnham of Maresfield, esq, of 1a 3r in Maresfield called the Deane, quitrent 6d, which Mary Cudson, widow, devised to WS

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/414  30 Oct 1750

Contents:
Inter alia Admission of Richard Skinner as eldest son and heir on the death of James Skinner, to a cottage and 1 rood between Breadens Bridge and Piltdown in Maresfield, quitrent 2d

Surrender  SAS/G20/415  30 Apr 1751

Contents:
Henry Jordan of Blandford, plumber, to the use of John Jordan of Ardingly, carpenter, of assart lands called Wimbeach Fields, quitrent 11d, and 5a of new assart lands called the Five Innholmes, quitrent 5¼d and one piece of new assart containing two dayswork, quitrent 1d and a piece of waste whereon a wheeler's shop was built, quitrent 6d

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/416  5 Nov 1751

Contents:
Admission of Deborah Fitness, widow of John Fitness, to a messuage and 4a of assart land near Newbridge Mill in Hartfield
Conditional surrender by Margaret Lindley to the use of William Halcombe of Godstone, Surrey, yeoman, for £50, of a tenement called the Three Tuns and 4a at Highgate near Forest Row
Admission of William Nutt of Buxted, esq, on surrender by Mary Lee of Framfield, spinster, to a messuage and 16a of assart called Atherals Fields late Gatland, quitrent 2s 6d and 6a lying near
Admission of Richard Head on death of William Head to a cottage adjoining the Chequer Inn at Forest Row in East Grinstead
Death of Thomas Webster, bt, who held freely a messuage and lands called Fairlight in East Grinstead, quitrent 10s

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/417  1 Jun 1753

Contents:
Admission of James Dane as eldest son and heir of Margaret the wife of James Dane, who was daughter of John Butcher, to a cottage at Forest Row, and his surrender to the use of Thomas Stedman of Buncegrove in West Hoathly, yeoman

Deputation  SAS/G20/418  16 Nov 1751

Contents:
William Michell, gent, steward of the manor to John Shipy of Wakehurst in Ardingly, gardener, to accept from Charles Lyddell of Wakehurst, clerk, a surrender of a tenement and 6a of land called Rest Hill near Laverty in East Grinstead, quitrent 10d and a meadow of 3a called Sharps Mead at Quabrook Common in Hartfield, quitrent 4½d late Peter Rabsons

Surrender  SAS/G20/419  30 Nov 1751

Contents:
By Charles Liddell of Wakehurst, clerk, to the use of Thomas Marten of Forest Row, yeoman, of the premises as in SAS/G20/418

Surrender  SAS/G20/420  17 Dec 1751

Contents:
William Smith the younger, of St Clement Danes, peruke maker to the use of John Newnham of Maresfield, esq of the reversion on the death of his father William Smith of 1a 3r in Maresfield called the Deane

Surrender  SAS/G20/421  26 Dec 1751

Contents:
By George Holmes to the use of Ralph Harris of East Grinstead, yeoman, of a tenement and 1a at Forest Row

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/422  14 Nov 1753

Surrender  SAS/G20/423  6 Apr 1753

Contents:
By Richard Head to the use of Joseph Snelling of East Grinstead, yeoman of a cottage and garden in Forest Row

Surrender  SAS/G20/424  30 Nov 1753

Contents:
John Ready to the use of John Buster of East Grinstead, yeoman, of a cottage and 8a of assart land called Grinsted Inholmes near Quabrook Common

Surrender by William Nutt of Buxted, esq to the use of his will  SAS/G20/425  9 Apr 1754

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/426  12 Apr 1755

Contents:
William Devall to the use of John Allin of Lindfield, yeoman, of a messuage and 4a of assart land at Forest Row, parcel of land called Dukers, and the oasthouse and garden belonging called Bolsters

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/427  17 Nov 1755

Contents:
Inter alia Admission of Robert Prickler of Chiddingstone, Kent, cordwainer, eldest son of William Prickler deceased, the eldest brother of Robert Prickler deceased, under a devise in will of Nathaniel Pryor of 8 Jul 1725, on the death of Sarah Pryor, widow, to a messuage and 26a near the Pound in Maresfield, quitrent 4s 1d
And his surrender to the use of John Pryor of Alfriston, tallow chandler

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/428  24 Jan 1756

Contents:
William Gasson of Lindfield, peruke maker, to the use of John Atkins of Horsted Keynes, weaver, for £20, of a cottage and garden in Maresfield

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/429  17 Apr 1756

Contents:
Robert Humphry of Newick, yeoman, to the use of John Atkins of Horsted Keynes, weaver, of a messuage and 9a of assart land called the South Lands in Maresfield

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/430  29 Jul 1756

Contents:
William Taylor and his wife Ann (late Ann Knight, only daughter and heir of George Knight deceased), to the use of John Ready of East Grinstead, butcher, of 4a of assart land near Forest Row

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/431  19 Oct 1756

Contents:
Admission of Mary Fitness (on death of Deborah Fitness, who held for life) as eldest sister of John Fitness, the grandson of John Fitness, under the will of John Fitness the grandfather
Admission of Daniel Constable of Forest Row, carpenter, on surrender by Thomas Wicker of Worth, farmer, to a messuage and garden at Forest Row, parcel of a tenement called Dickers
Death of Granado Piggott, esq, who held freely 12a in West Hoathly called Matthews, quitrent 7½d

Surrender  SAS/G20/432  1 Jan 1756

Contents:
William Mulford of Maresfield, yeoman, to the use of Charles Hawkins of Kidbrook [in East grinstead], servantman, of a cottage and land at Highgate near Forest Row

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/433  2 Nov 1756

Contents:
Admission of Charles Hawkins and his surrender to the use of Stephen Wheeler of East Grinstead, yeoman

Surrender by Judith Payne to the use of her will  SAS/G20/434  25 Aug 1757

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/435  7 Oct 1758

Contents:
William Devall of Forest Row [in East Grinstead], yeoman, to the use of Edward Virgoe of Brambletye [in East Grinstead], yeoman, of a messuage and 4a parcel of a tenement called Dickers, quitrent 8d and an oasthouse and 2a called Bolsters, quitrent 2d

Letter of deputation  SAS/G20/436  15 Oct 1757

Contents:
William Michell, steward of the manor, to Charles Thornton of Uckfield, gent, to take a surrender by William Smith of Fletching, cordwainer, and Sarah his wife of a cottage and garden on the waste of the manor at Down Street [in Fletching]

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/437  17 Oct 1757

Contents:
By William and Sarah Smith to the use of John Walter of Buxted, tanner

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/438  29 Sep 1758

Contents:
Robert Humphrey of Worth, yeoman, to the use of Edward Green of East Grinstead, gent, for £100, of a messuage and 16a between Marshy Green and Ashdown Forest and other lands

Warrant to vacate the surrender as in SAS/G20/438  SAS/G20/439  9 Apr 1759

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/440  6 Nov 1758

Contents:
Inter alia Admission of Mary Page, the wife of William Page (late the wife of John Martin) to a cottage and ½a at Buncegrove Green in West Hoathly
Conditional surrender by Edward Ashdoune to the use of Abraham Spencer of Hartfield, butcher
Admission of James Brackpoole, eldest son of William Brackpoole, the eldest son of James Brackpoole and Margaret to a tenement and 12a called Heathfield and Stonefield near Budlets Common in Maresfield
Admission of Thomas Jarrett, only son and heir of Elizabeth Jarrett to a cottage new erected in a place called Coopers Corner near Shalesbrook in East Grinstead

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/441  21 Jul 1760

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Brighterege of Maresfield, gent, on surrender by John Bannester of Maresfield, shopkeeper, to a messuage and land near the pond in Maresfield

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/442  21 Oct 1758

Contents:
John Finch of Forest Row, blacksmith, to the use of Christopher Cripps of Buxted, mason, of a cottage and smith's shop at Forest Row

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/443  21 Nov 1758

Contents:
John Miller of Buxted, husbandman, to the use of Martha Austen of East Grinstead, widow, of a messuage and 10a called Beadles at Nutley, quitrent 16d

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/444  9 Apr 1759

Contents:
By Robert Humphrey to the use of Edward Green

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/445  4 Oct 1760

Contents:
Edward Marten of Bunce Grove in Maresfield, yeoman, to the use of Thomas Losbee of West Hoathly, yeoman, of 7a of land at Bunce Grove late Edward Roffe's

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/446  27 Dec 1760

Contents:
George Scrase of West Hoathly, husbandman, to the use of John Devall of West Hoathly, thatcher, of a piece of ground on which a cottage was erected on the W side of the road from Cowley's Gate to Bunce Grove Green, quitrent 1s 6d and 1a 1r on Stumblet Common

Warrant  SAS/G20/447  21 Jul 1761

Contents:
Edward Payne (guardian of William Payne, son and heir of John Payne) to vacate a surrender by Mary Langridge of 7 Jun 1749 and another by Mary Langridge and William Gawton to the use of JP

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/448  23 Jul 1761

Contents:
Richard Marten and William Gawton to the use of John Ready of East Grinstead, butcher of a messuage and barn called Whitehouse and other lands at Forest Row

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/449  12 Jan 1761

Contents:
Admission of John Walter under conditional surrender of 17 Oct 1757 by William Smith and Sarah his wife

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/450  9 Apr 1761

Contents:
Admission of John Newnham of Maresfield, esq, on surrender by John Miller of Nutley, to a messuage and 10a called Beadles in Nutley

Admission  SAS/G20/451  11 Jan 1762

Contents:
William Halcombe under a conditional surrender of 14 Nov 1753 by Margaret Lindley

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/452  17 Jul 1762

Contents:
Robert Humphrey to the use of John Batchelor of Hartfield, yeoman, of 16a called Hartland otherwise Claypitts, between Marsh Green and Ashdown Forest

Warrant  SAS/G20/453  17 Jul 1762

Contents:
By Edward Green to vacate a conditional surrender of 9 Apr 1759 by Robert Humphrey

Letter from Nathaniel Moore to William Michel concerning SAS/G20/452-453  SAS/G20/454  30 Jul 1762

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/455  19 Aug 1762

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Edwards of Ardingly, cordwainer, and his wife Elizabeth, on surrender by Edward Marten of Horsted Keynes, yeoman, to 7a at Buncegrove in Maresfield

Surrender  SAS/G20/456  29 Dec 1762

Contents:
By Daniell Warnett of Horsted Keynes, yeoman, to the use of his will of a cottage at Stumblet Common in West Hoathly

Surrender and quitclaim  SAS/G20/457  24 Mar 1763

Contents:
William Devall of Forest Row, yeoman, to the use of Edward Virgoe of and in a messuage and 4a called Dickers and other premises

Minutes of special court baron  SAS/G20/458  15 Aug 1763

Contents:
Admission of James Brant of London, silk-thrower, on surrender by William Halcombe of Nolritts in Godstone, Surrey, yeoman, to a tenement called the Three Tuns and 4a at Highgate near Forest Row, quitrent 6d

Surrender  SAS/G20/459  3 Apr 1769

Contents:
Abraham Collins of Worth, husbandman, to the use of John Newnham of Maresfield, esq, of a cottage and garden on Piltdown Common in Maresfield

Surrender  SAS/G20/460  19 Feb 1770

Contents:
John Shelley, esq and his wife Wilhelmina (nee Newnham) of a messuage at Maresfield Street where William Newnham esq lately dwelt and other premises to the use of John Newnham of Maresfield, esq

Surrender  SAS/G20/461  28 May 1770

Contents:
By Lucy Foord of Buxted, spinster, to the use of John Newnham of a cottage and 3 roods at Piltdown

Warrant  SAS/G20/462  16 Jul 1770

Contents:
By William Putland to vacate a conditional surrender of 18 Jan 1768 by Lucy Foord

Surrender  SAS/G20/463  29 Feb 1772

Contents:
John Roots of Fletching, yeoman, eldest son and heir of Robert Roots, to the use of John Newnham of a piece of the lord's waste on the west side of Piltdown on which a lime-kiln is erected

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/464  14 Apr 1772

Contents:
Admission of Benjamin Shelley of Hailsham, carrier, on surrend by James Brant and his wife Elizabeth, to a cottage called the Three Tuns and 4a at Highgate near Forest Row

Warrant  SAS/G20/465  17 Apr 1772

Contents:
By Henry Austen to vacate a conditional surrender of 4 Jan 1770 by Robert Humphrey

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/466  17 Apr 1772

Contents:
Admission of James Lucas of East Grinstead, yeoman, on surrender by Robert Humphrey to a messuage and lands called Hartlands otherwise Clay Pitts

Surrender  SAS/G20/467  23 May 1772

Contents:
Richard Verrall of Maresfield, sawyer, to the use of Thomas Brackpool of Lingfield, husbandman, of 1r of waste whereon a wheeler's shop was erected on Budletts Common

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/468  3 Dec 1772

Contents:
Henry Mitchell of East Grinstead, husbandman, and his wife Mary (before Mary Burstar, only daughter named in the will of John Bustar of East Grinstead, yeoman deceased), to John Walker of Burstow, Surrey, schoolmaster, to surrender at the manor court of Duddleswell land formerly Ready's to the use of William Potter the younger, of Worth, blacksmith, and at the court of Maresfield the reversion to lands called Sharps Mead and Inholms to the uses therein mentioned

Copy of SAS/G20/468  SAS/G20/469  (3 Dec 1772)

Consent  SAS/G20/470  10 Dec 1772

Contents:
By tenants to the enclosing by Robert Hoath of a parcel of the waste of the manor called Lampool Green containing 2¾a

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Joanna Bustar, widow, and Mary Mitchell  SAS/G20/471  5 Mar 1773

Warrant  SAS/G20/472  6 Apr 1773

Contents:
By John Cox of East Grinstead, servant, to vacate a conditional surrender by Ann Devall otherwise Onion of East Grinstead, spinster

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/473  6 Apr 1773

Contents:
Admission of William Hoath of East Grinstead, farmer, on surrender by Ann Devall otherwise Onion, spinster, to a customary tenement called Acorn Croft near Forest Row and other lands

Warrant  SAS/G20/474  1 Jun 1773

Contents:
Mary Edwards of Mayfield, spinster, to vacate a conditional surrender of 1 Dec 1768 by Edward Hall late of Hartfield, yeoman deceased of 10a of assart land near Coleman's Hatch in Hartfield

Licence  SAS/G20/475  29 Jul 1774

Contents:
To James Lucas to let his copyhold messuage and premises called Hartland otherwise Claypitts for 12 years

Surrender  SAS/G20/476  26 Jan 1775

Contents:
Mary Norman of Lindfield, spinster, and Norman Pierpoint of the same place, surgeon, to the use of Esther Comber the wife of Benjamin Comber of Steyning of a messuage called Bottles and other premises in Mayfield

Surrender  SAS/G20/477  12 Apr 1775

Contents:
By the parties in SAS/G20/476 to the use of John Newnham of Maresfield, esq, of two crofts of land called Harveslaughter in Maresfield and other premises

Surrender  SAS/G20/478  12 Apr 1775

Contents:
By the parties in SAS/G20/476 to the use of John Smith of Maresfield, butcher, of a cottage and premises in Maresfield

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/479  10 Nov 1775

Contents:
Admission of Mary the wife of Timothy Todhunter (late Mary Hall, spinster) as only daughter of Edward Hall deceased, to 10a of land near Coleman's Hatch in Hartfield and surrender by Timothy and Mary Todhunter to the use of Bladen Swinney of Mill Hill, Middlesex, esq

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/480  27 Mar 1776

Warrant  SAS/G20/481  7 Apr 1777

Contents:
John Atkins to vacate a conditional surrender by Robert Humphery of Newick, yeoman, of a messuage and lands called Southlands in Maresfield

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/482  4 Feb 1778

Contents:
Admission of John Elliott of Hartfield, yeoman, on surrender by Thomas Edwards and his wife Elizabeth, to 7a of assart land called Baches at Buncegrove in Maresfield

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/483  2 Mar 1778

Contents:
Admission of Martin Walls youngest son of Thomas Walls deceased, to a messuage and 62 rods at Forest Row Green and his surrender to the use of his brother William Walls of East Grinstead, yeoman

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/484  26 Dec 1778

Contents:
Admission of John Ready the elder of East Grinstead, salesman, on surrender by Thomas Martin of a cottage, barn and 6a called the Rest Hill near lands called Laverty in East Grinstead

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/485  15 Feb 1779

Contents:
William Marten of Cuckfield, collar maker, to Timothy Mills of Maresfield, innholder, to surrender a piece of land lying before the messuage late of William Marten deceased at Forest Row to the use of Thomas Marten of Forest Row, blacksmith

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/486  2 Mar 1807

Contents:
George Fleming to William Jay of Hamsey, yeoman, Mary Brown, spinster, to John Gilbert of Fletching

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/487  30 Jan 1807

Contents:
Thomas Orde late of Forest House, Hartfield, esq to Stileman Bostock of East Grinstead, clerk, to surrender 2 roods and 11p called Coleman's Hatch Green in Hartfield, to the use of John Forster of Lincolns Inn, esq

Minutes of a special court baron: Thomas Orde to John Forster  SAS/G20/488  18 Apr 1807

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/489  21 Sep 1807

Surrender  SAS/G20/490  2 Jul 1808

Contents:
John Paris to the use of Robert Bingham of Maresfield, clerk, of a messuage called Bottels and other premises

Consent  SAS/G20/491  20 Sep 1804

Contents:
Of tenants to the enclosure of ground near Rist Wood by John Withers esq of East Grinstead, with rough sketch plan

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/492  22 Sep 1808

Surrender  SAS/G20/493  30 Sep 1808

Contents:
Stephen Vincent and his wife Elizabeth (late Elizabeth Fleming, spinster) to the use of the will of the said Elizabeth

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/494  3 Oct 1808

Contents:
Robert Bingham, clerk to the use of Edward Gaston of Maresfield, timber merchant

Warrant  SAS/G20/495  17 Oct 1808

Contents:
By John Broomfield to vacate a conditional surrender by John Roots of Maresfield, yeoman

Declaration  SAS/G20/496  1 Nov 1808

Contents:
By John Roots and George Stevenson as to the consideration money for a surrender by JR

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/497  1 Nov 1808

Declaration  SAS/G20/498  2 Jan 1809

Contents:
By Robert Baker as to purchase money on surrender to Charles Abbot

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/499  2 Jan 1809

Surrender by Robert Heath to the use of his will  SAS/G20/500  17 Dec 1808

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/501  7 Jan 1809

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/502  29 Mar 1809

Contents:
Robert Hoath to the use of Thomas Woolgar of Lewes, gent, of a messuage called Lampool House

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/503  3 Apr 1809

Contents:
Declaration of Martha Jackson as to purchase money on surrender to Daniel Jackson, annexed

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/504  16 May 1809

Contents:
Declaration by Allen Eldridge as to purchase money on surrender to Edward Turley

Licence  SAS/G20/505  29 Apr 1809

Contents:
To John Knight to fell 42 oaks on his copyhold lands for rebuilding a barn lately burnt down and details

Warrant  SAS/G20/506  29 May 1809

Contents:
Sarah Burt of East Grinstead, spinster, administratrix of the estate of Mary Hamblin to vacate a conditional surrender of 24 Jan 1800 by Edward Finch

Warrant  SAS/G20/507  22 Jun 1809

Contents:
By John Rickman of the Cliffe to vacate a conditional surrender of 18 Oct 1805 by Allen Eldridge

List of persons entitled to peat on Quabrook Common  SAS/G20/508  1808

Letter and other papers as to the admission of John Trayton Fuller to the Bog at Quabrook to protect the rights of the commoners  SAS/G20/509  27 Jul 1809

Consent  SAS/G20/510  21 Aug 1809

Contents:
Of tenants to Charles Abbot, esq enclosing a piece of waste at or near Forest Row

Letter from Charles Abbott of Kidbrooke [in East Grinstead] to John Hoper, esq enclosing consent  SAS/G20/511  5 Sep 1809

Declaration  SAS/G20/512  22 Sep 1809

Contents:
Thomas Turk as to purchase money on surrender to George Philcox and by William Verrall as to consideration for a surrender to be made to the use of Harry Verrall

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/513  22 Sep 1809

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/514  19 Apr 1810

Minutes of a special court baron at the request of John Gilbert  SAS/G20/515  31 Jul 1810

Surrender  SAS/G20/516  7 Feb 1810

Contents:
William Gadesby the younger of Canterbury, upholsterer, to the use of Henry Isted of Forest Row n[in East Grinstead], butcher, of a cottage called the Three Tuns and 4a at Highgate near Forest Row

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of John Stone  SAS/G20/517  21 Aug 1810

Contents:
Surrender by John Stone to the use of Stephen Stone of land called Luckens containing 3a at Forest Row [in East Grinstead]

Consent  SAS/G20/518  28 Aug 1809

Contents:
By tenants to the grant to George Philcox of a piece of waste land at Hartfield, with sketch plan

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/519  5 Jan 1810

Contents:
Francis Child to the use of James Holmes of East Grinstead, yeoman, of 1r 8p of land with a messuage and blacksmith's shop at Bunce Grove in West Hoathly

Surrender  SAS/G20/520  10 Feb 1810

Contents:
William Jay to the use of Henry Hall, Lord Gage for £280, of a messuage, barn and 4a in Maresfield late Smiths

Warrant  SAS/G20/521  17 Mar 1810

Contents:
Thomas Barnett and Henry Newnham, executors of William Newnham of Framfield, miller, deceased, to vacate a conditional surrender by John Paris of 21 Sep 1807

Warrant  SAS/G20/522  24 Mar 1810

Contents:
By Edward Gaston to vacate a conditional surrender of 3 Oct 1808 by Robert Bingham, clerk

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/523  24 Mar 1810

Contents:
Robert Bingham, clerk, to the use of Edward Page of Maresfield, yeoman, of a building divided into two dwellings adjoining the Manor Pound in Maresfield, the residue of a tenement called Bottles

Surrender  SAS/G20/524  24 Mar 1810

Contents:
Robert Bingham, clerk, to the use of John Maynard of Maresfield, shopkeeper, of a messuage and part of garden part of a tenement called Bottles

Consent  SAS/G20/525  Sep 1810

Contents:
Of tenants to grant to Henry Isted of West Hoathly, farmer, of a piece of waste land on Stumblett Common in West Hoathly containing 2r 17p

Declaration  SAS/G20/526  25 Sep 1810

Contents:
John Neve, Elizabeth Killick, Edward Everest and William Gorringe as to the consideration money on surrenders to be made by them respectively

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/527  25 Sep 1810

Power of attorney  SAS/G20/528  26 Apr 1810

Contents:
William Wolstenholme late of Holly Hill [in Hartfield], and then of Weymouth (lately called William Breton,esq), to George Clarkson of London, gent to surrender a messuage and assart lands called Suntings otherwise Fords containing 40a in Hartfield; quitrent 6s 1d and other lands to the use of Keith Young, Lt Col, late of Aberdeen and then of Holly Hill in Hartfield

Deputation  SAS/G20/529  19 May 1810

Contents:
By John Hoper to George Bankin of East Grinstead to take the surrender of William Wolstenholme

Surrender  SAS/G20/530  22 May 1810

Contents:
William Wolstenholme, esq to Keith Young, esq of the premises above mentioned

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/531  10 Aug 1810

Minutes of a special court at the instance of Thomas Figg  SAS/G20/532  30 Nov 1810

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/533  23 Mar 1811

Contents:
Robert Bingham, clerk, late of Maresfield, to the use of George Woodward, clerk, rector of Fletching, of premises called Bottles

Revocation by Robert Bingham, clerk, of SAS/G20/533  SAS/G20/534  14 May 1811

Contents:
W: George Gwynne of Lewes, solicitor

Surrender  SAS/G20/535  21 May 1811

Contents:
Robert Bingham, clerk, to the use of Thomas Jenner of Maresfield, yeoman, of a newly erected stable and coachhouse and 1r of land part of a tenement called Poundscroft

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/536  1 Oct 1811

Declaration  SAS/G20/537  30 Dec 1811

Contents:
By Mary Knight as to purchase money on surrender to James Michell

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Mary Knight, spinster  SAS/G20/538  30 Dec 1811

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Henry Filtness  SAS/G20/539  28 Aug 1812

Warrant  SAS/G20/540  27 Apr 1812

Contents:
William Samuel Coney of Lewes, sheriff's officer, sole executor of William Goord of Fletching, yeoman, the nephew and sole executor of Joseph Goord of Fletching, yeoman, to vacate a conditional surrender of 31 Dec 1774 by James Jackson and Martha his wife to the use of JG

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/541  22 Apr 1812

Contents:
Robert Bingham, clerk, to George Gwynne of Lewes, gent, to surrender premises called Bottles to the use of John Paris

Surrender  SAS/G20/542  9 May 1812

Contents:
Robert Bingham late of Maresfield and then of South Cockerington near Louth, Lincolnshire, clerk to the use of John Paris of Maresfield, tailor, of premises called Bottles

Consent  SAS/G20/543  26 Jun 1809

Contents:
By tenants and owners of land near Horney Common to the grant of permission to Mr [Robert]Bingham to enclose land, with sketch plan

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/544  1 Jul 1812

Contents:
Edward Turley to the use of George Bankin of East Grinstead, gent, of part of lands called Catharine Plaws near Ashdown Forest

Surrender  SAS/G20/545  16 Jul 1812

Contents:
Stephen Vincent and his wife Elizabeth to the use of Samuel Attree of Maresfield, blacksmith, upon trust, of a cottage and premises

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/546  22 Sep 1812

Surrender  SAS/G20/547  29 Oct 1812

Contents:
Robert Bingham, clerk, to the use of Samuel Gwynne of Lewes, gent, of 2a being the NE part of Horney Common in Maresfield and other lands

Minutes of a special court baron, at the instance of Richard Thomas Streatfeild, esq  SAS/G20/548  22 Jan 1813

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/549  17 Dec 1812

Contents:
Henry Filtness to the use of John Jarrett of Buxted, yeoman, for £300, of a messuage and premises near the Pound in Maresfield

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/550  17 Oct 1812

Contents:
David Jackson to the use of Edward Crowhurst of Maresfield, labourer, for £70, of a cottage and ½a at Bunce Grove Green in West Hoathly

Licence to John Newnham, esq to let copyholds for 21 years  SAS/G20/551  23 Jan 1813

Warrant  SAS/G20/552  22 Jan 1813

Contents:
William Verrall of Southover, brewer, executor of the will of Thomas Twill of Hartfield, yeoman, to vacate a conditional surrender of 24 Apr 1792 by John Brown

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Henry Filtness  SAS/G20/553  7 Jun 1813

Declaration  SAS/G20/554  23 Apr 1813

Contents:
By Elizabeth Knight, widow and Mary Knight, spinster, as to purchase money on surrender to Lydia the wife of William Hobden

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Elizabeth and Mary Knight  SAS/G20/555  23 Apr 1813

Surrender  SAS/G20/556  27 Feb 1813

Contents:
Richard Best of Forest Row, yeoman, to the use of Ralph Newnham of Forest Row, shopkeeper, of land in Forest Row [in East Grinstead]

Surrender  SAS/G20/557  27 Feb 1813

Contents:
Henry Filtness to the use of Thomas Cook of Maresfield, officer of excise, of a cottage and garden in Maresfield

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/558  14 Aug 1813

Contents:
Daniel Jackson to the use of James Holman of East Grinstead, yeoman, of land lately part of the waste called Bunce Grove Green in West Hoathly

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/559  22 Sep 1814

Minutes of a special court at the instance of John Hoath  SAS/G20/560  15 Mar 1814

Warrant  SAS/G20/561  11 Sep 1813

Contents:
By J Woolgar to vacate a conditional surrender of 29 Mar 1809 by Robert Hoath

Extract from the will of John Trayton Fuller  SAS/G20/562  1 Feb 1808

Contents:
Son Augustus Fuller appointed executor

Memorandum of John Trayton Fuller's holdings of the manor  SAS/G20/563  30 Jul 1814

Minutes of a special court at the instance of Ann Fuller, widow  SAS/G20/564  30 Jul 1814

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Edward Finch  SAS/G20/565  26 Sep 1814

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Edward Everest  SAS/G20/566  25 Oct 1814

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of John Knight  SAS/G20/567  16 Nov 1814

Consent  SAS/G20/568  26 Sep 1814

Contents:
By tenants to John Carr enclosing ground on the N side of lands late Mary Gilbert's in East Grinstead

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/569  9 Jun 1814

Contents:
Thomas Symonds of East Grinstead, sawyer, to the use of John Clark of East Grinstead, gent, of part of Quabrook Common in Hartfield and East Grinstead, containing 1a

Surrender  SAS/G20/570  26 Jul 1814

Contents:
Samuel Gwynne of the Cliffe near Lewes, gent, to the use of Richard Jenner of Maresfield, gent, of 2a part of Horney Common

Warrant  SAS/G20/571  22 Mar 1814

Contents:
Henry Carman of Mortlake, executor of the will of Charles Carman late of East Grinstead, apothecary, to vacate a conditional surrender of 14 Oct 1801 by Thomas Symonds

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/572  3 Oct 1814

Surrender  SAS/G20/573  30 Apr 1816

Contents:
Keith Young of Holly Hill, Hartfield, esq, to the use of Hugh Falconer of Forest House, Hartfield, of 35 perches of land late part of Coleman's Hatch Green in Hartfield

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/574  9 Jan 1816

Contents:
Henry Histed the elder of Forest Row, yeoman, to the use of Henry Histed the younger of East Grinstead, butcher, of a messuage and 10a at Forest Row called Westfields

Surrender  SAS/G20/575  14 Oct 1815

On parchment

Contents:
Obadiah Elliot, gent, to the use of Jenny Elliot of Hartfield, spinster, for £995, of a messuage and lands called Hurstland (50a) in Hartfield

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/576  3 Feb 1816

Contents:
John Jarrett to the use of Edward Carman of a messuage and premises near the Pond in Maresfield

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/577  8 Apr 1816

Contents:
Richard Trill to the use of Samuel Lidbetter of Uckfield, mercer, of a messuage and 4a at the Six Wents in Maresfield

Draft for SAS/G20/581  SAS/G20/578  8 Oct 1816

Warrant  SAS/G20/579  2 Feb 1816

Contents:
By Nicholas Nixon to vacate a conditional surrender of 7 Jun 1813 by John Jarrett

Warrant  SAS/G20/580  18 Nov 1815

Contents:
By James Wells to vacate a conditional surrender of 15 Mar 1814 by Thomas Adams

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/581  8 Oct 1816

Surrender  SAS/G20/582  14 Nov 1814

Contents:
Robert Hoath of Maresfield, yeoman, to the use of John Shelley of Maresfield, bt, of land called Beggars Well (2a) near Ashdown Forest pale, a messuage called Lampool House and lands called the Eye, Homefield and Stanfield (10a) and other premises

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/583  19 Nov 1814

Contents:
John Knight of Maresfield, feltmonger to the use of Nicholas Willard of Westdean, gent, William Balcombe Langridge of Lewes, gent, and William Gorringe of Kingston by Sea, esq, (trustees for Elizabeth wife of James Merricks of Hellingly), for £800, of the Chequer Field (4a) the Upper Five acres (5a) and other lands in Maresfield

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/584  25 Nov 1814

Contents:
John Knight to the use of William Diplock of Fletching, yeoman, for £1312, of the premises described in surrender of 19 Nov 1814 (SAS/G20/583)

Surrender  SAS/G20/585  17 Aug 1815

Contents:
John Hoper, gent, for £400 of assart land called Fodgers Field otherwise Fowlers field (4a); a tenement garden and 1a called Gaters in Nutley and 2 small pieces near Jessops Hill in Nutley, to the use of George Villiers, Earl of Jersey and Thomas Pelham, Earl of Chichester, as trustees for John Shelley, bt and his wife Frances

Consent  SAS/G20/586  8 Apr 1815

Contents:
By tenants to the enclosing by Augustus Elliott Fuller of ground on the N side of Rest Wood and Rest lands

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/587  12 Jun 1815

Contents:
John Carr to the use of James Holman of East Grinstead, yeoman, for £100, of a cottage at Coopers Corner near Shalesbrook in East Grinstead and other premises

Declarations  SAS/G20/588  26 Sep 1815

Contents:
As to purchase money on surrenders by Elizabeth and Mary Knight and Robert Gower respectively

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/589  26 Sep 1815

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of John Shelley, bt  SAS/G20/590  12 Oct 1815

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Thomas Adams  SAS/G20/591  18 Nov 1815

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of William Wheeler  SAS/G20/592  3 Jul 1816

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Ralph Newman  SAS/G20/593  1 Nov 1816

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Charles Abbot  SAS/G20/594  12 May 1817

Minutes of a special court at the instance of Mary Knight  SAS/G20/595  25 Jun 1817

Surrender  SAS/G20/596  18 Apr 1817

Contents:
Thomas Jenner to the use of Viscount Gage of a newly erected stable and coach house in Maresfield

Surrender  SAS/G20/597  12 Apr 1817

Contents:
John Carden to the use of William Welfare of Fletching, yeoman, for £325, of a cottage and 1 rood of land at Quabrook Common in Hartfield

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/598  23 Sep 1817

Surrender  SAS/G20/599  9 Oct 1817

Contents:
By Edward Everest of Hartfield, yeoman, to the use of Keith Young of Holly Hill in Hartfield, esq of a cottage and 1 rood at Coleman's Hatch in Hartfield

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Keith Young, esq  SAS/G20/600  3 Nov 1817

Quitclaim  SAS/G20/601  4 Apr 1818

Contents:
Henry Uridge of Hamsey, yeoman, to Joseph Terry of the Chapel piece of land being part of premises conditionally surrendered by JT to HU on 3 Oct 1814

Declaration  SAS/G20/602  8 Apr 1818

Contents:
By Joseph Terry as to purchase money on surrender to Charles [Abbot], Lord Colchester

Minutes of a special court at the instance of [Charles Abbot] Lord Colchester  SAS/G20/603  8 Apr 1818

Quitclaim  SAS/G20/604  6 Dec 1817

Contents:
Catherine Ann Harmer of the Cliffe near Lewes, spinster, to Jenny Elliot, spinster, of a messuage and 50a called Hurstlands adjoining Marsh Green in the Forest of Ashdown in Hartfield which John Dutton surrendered to the use of Thomas Harmer as security for £200 on 3 Nov 1746

Surrender  SAS/G20/605  9 Dec 1817

Contents:
Jenny Elliot to the use of Henry Humphry Jackson of Lewes, esq, of a messuage and 50a in Hartfield

Surrender  SAS/G20/606  18 May 1818

Contents:
Obadiah Elliot, gent, to the use of Augustus Elliot Fuller of Ashdown House in East Grinstead, esq of 2a formerly planted with hops called Sibbs Garden in Hartfield

Surrender  SAS/G20/607  6 May 1818

Contents:
Richard Trill to the use of James Banks of Maresfield, yeoman, of a messuage and 4a in Maresfield, subject to a conditional surrender to Samuel Lidbetter of Uckfield

Surrender  SAS/G20/608  25 Jun 1818

Contents:
John Chripps and Thomas Chripps to the use of James Knight of Maresfield, yeoman, of a tenement and piece of land called the Upper Field near the Six Wents in Maresfield containing 4a

Surrender  SAS/G20/609  25 Jul 1818

Contents:
John Shelley, bt, for £528, to the use of Viscount Gage of cottages and premises in Maresfield

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/610  8 Sep 1818

Manor of Eckington otherwise Ripe  [no ref. or date]

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/611  13 Apr 1770

Contents:
Nicholas Friend to the use of Stening Beard of Seaford, wine merchant of 9a in Meads in Eastbourne late Samuel Friend's before Tutt's and formerly Pain's, quitrent 9s 7½d

Warrant  SAS/G20/612  10 Oct 1752

Contents:
Henry Walker [blank] of Robert Richardson to vacate a conditional surrender by Samuel Friend late of Eastbourne, 28 Jul 1721

Deputation  SAS/G20/613  1 Oct 1774

Contents:
James Michell of Lewes, gent to Joseph Acton of Hastings, gent, to accept a surrender by Nicholas Friend (SAS/G20/615)

Letter from William Raynes to Mr Acton, Bourne Place, enclosing SAS/G20/613  SAS/G20/614  2 Oct 1774

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/615  5 Oct 1774

Contents:
Surrender by Nicholas Friend to the use of William Rason of Eastbourne, farmer, and his admission and surrender to the use of his will

Surrender  SAS/G20/616  29 May 1780

Contents:
Catherine Edwards, widow, and Nicholas Wratten and Amy his wife (Catherine and Amy being customary tenants) to the use of Martha Martin of Ripe otherwise Eckington, widow, of a messuage, barn, garden and 1a of land near the church in Ripe late Lookers and formerly Cayley's, quitrent 8d

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/617  26 Jun 1780

Surrender by John Acton, gent, to the use of his will  SAS/G20/618  28 Oct 1780

Surrender  SAS/G20/619  4 Apr 1770

Contents:
John Bodle of Eastbourne, thatcher, to the use of William Morris of Eastbourne of all his customary lands

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/620  28 Dec 1786

Contents:
Presentment of death (long since) of Charles [Compton], Earl of Northampton, who held freely by quitrent of 1s 8d, 1a formerly Edons lying between the site of the manor of Medsey and the Cowdown, adjoining lands formerly Gerards and Lovells, together with 6a, 4a thereof lying at the Quarry and ½a at Welcomb late the estate of [Spencer Compton] Earl of Wilmington and formerly Wilsons; also pasture for one cow on Grovedown, quitrent 8d; heiress Elizabeth Compton, married to Lord George Henry Cavendish
John Bodle held freely, quitrent 11s 9d, a messuage and 9a in the common fields of Meads
Death (long since) of Thomas Dyke, bt, who held freely, quitrent 1s, a messuage and two gardens in Ripe formerly Wenhams and Clarke's; premises had descended to John Dixon Dyke, bt
John Bromfield, esq, held by quitrent 7½d a croft of 4a called Potmans Croft in Chiddingly near a messuage belonging to JB
Thomas Coppard acknowledged to hold freely, quitrent 6d, at tenement and land in Meads [in Eastbourne] late his father Thomas Coppard, before Savages, formerly Halls and Valliers, being part of a tenement called Lovells paying 10s 7½d in money and 1s 8d for other services; residue lately belonged to John Bodle and then to William Morris
Death (long since) of Mary Whiting seised, by quitrent of 2s, of 7a in Meads and pasture for 30 sheep on South Down to Mary Friend's before Goodwyns and formerly Paines; premises had descended to Robert Pollard, who gave by will to his grandson John Pollard Crouch
William Morris acknowledged to hold ½a of arable formerly called the Reeves half acre lying in the furlong formerly called Chappeldeane and then Southdean furlong in Meads

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/621  19 Jun 1787

Contents:
Edward Action to the use of James Carpenter of Chalvington, yeoman, for £45 of 2a of pasture land in Ripe otherwise Eckington (described)

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Edward Acton  SAS/G20/622  8 Apr 1788

Licence to John Acton, gent, to let his copyholds for 14 years  SAS/G20/623  29 Jan 1798

Warrant  SAS/G20/624  22 Oct 1790

Contents:
Nicholas Friend of Friston, yeoman, to vacate a conditional surrender of 5 Oct 1774 by William Rason

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/625  30 Nov 1798

Contents:
Death of Thomas Willard who held by quitrent 10s 8½d, a freehold tenement and lands late Philpots; his widow Harriet holds
Thomas Willard also held by copy 17a at Meads and pasture for three cows on Grove Down and 30 sheep on the South Down late Philpots
John Pollard Crouch, who held freely by quitrent 2s, 7a lately alienated 5 roods lying near Kent Street or Prentice Street in Eastbourne, to Valentine Grinstead, esq and 8 pieces, the residue of the said 7a, being 2r in Whiting Barn furlong, 2½a in same and 3r in same, 1r being a wentland or headland piece in Hollands Barn furlong, ½r in a furlong on the S side of the Wish and heading to the Wish, 1a in Quarry furlong heading to the Cliffe, ½a in the same furlong heading to the Quarry and 1r in the same, adjoining the road leading from South Street to the Wish alienated to George Elmor
30 Sheep leases alienated to William Rason
Death of Mary Noakes; 1a 1r at Street House in Black furlong
Death of Thomas Coppard; Richard Coppard and Dennis Coppard entitled
Death of John Bromfield, esq, lands descended to his sister, who afterwards died and lands then descended to Henry Oxenden, bt

Surrender  SAS/G20/626  6 Feb 1799

Contents:
By Martha Marten to the use of William French of Ripe, yeoman

Admission (out of court)  SAS/G20/627  7 Feb 1799

Contents:
Of William French on last surrender and re-surrender conditionally

Surrender  SAS/G20/628  19 May 1800

Contents:
By William French to the use of Robert Picknall of Chalvington, yeoman

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/629  22 Oct 1801

Contents:
Death of John Acton, lands in Ripe
Death of William Rason; 30 sheep leazes; heriot a horse, £11 13s 4d; William Rason, only son then held
William Rason also held by copy 9a and pasture late Friend's; heriot a horse, £11 13s 4d

Admission (out of court)  SAS/G20/630  7 Jun 1802

Contents:
Of William Rason, only surviving son of William Rason of Eastbourne, gent, under will of 15 Nov 1800

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/631  16 Jun 1802

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/632  20 Jan 1804

Contents:
Admission of William Morris, a minor, under will of William Morris, 1798
Conditional surrender by William French to William Diplock of Ripe, thatcher
Alienation by Henry Oxenden, bt to John Reeves of Warbleton, yeoman

Warrant  SAS/G20/633  4 Feb 1804

Contents:
By Robert Picknall to vacate a conditional surrender by William French of 19 May 1800

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/634  4 Feb 1804

Contents:
By William Diplock to the use of Edward Cane of Ripe

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/635  29 Oct 1805

Contents:
Death of William Rason; his only son William Rason, a minor, admitted under his will and his mother Mary Rason appointed guardian
Alienation by Valentine Grinsted to Christopher Idle

Power of attorney  SAS/G20/636  22 Jul 1809

Contents:
Walter Mason of the Broad, Hellingly, esq, youngest nephew and heir of Joseph Calverley late of the Broad, to Charles Harison of Sutton Place, Seaford, esq and Edward Auger of Eastbourne, gent, to receive admission to copyholds

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Walter Mason  SAS/G20/637  9 Aug 1809

Letter from William Rason to Mr [John] Hoper of Lewes, attorney, about holding a court  SAS/G20/638  22 Nov 1798

Surrender  SAS/G20/639  10 Aug 1809

Contents:
William Diplock to the use of Matthew Mannington of Ripe, yeoman, in trust for the churchwardens and overseers of the poor of Ripe

Surrender  SAS/G20/640  10 Nov 1812

Contents:
Walter Mason to the use of Lord George Cavendish of three pieces of land in Pond Furlong in Eastbourne (1a 2r abutting to land late Medleys, N, Lord George Cavendish, S and W, lands late Williards, Medleys and Rasons, E, 1a to late Medleys, S and late Willards and Rasons, E and Lord George Cavendish, W; 1a to freehold land of Lord George Cavendish late Willards, N, partly to land of William Rason and partly to Cavendish, partly to a Cowherd, partly to late Medleys, S and Cavendish, W)

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/641  12 Nov 1812

Contents:
Charles Gilbert held freely, quitrent 1s, 1a 1r in Street House in Black furlong, late Noakes, Earls and Bonifaces
Admission of Lord George Cavendish on surrender by Walter Mason for £283 6s 8d

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/642  20 Oct 1813

Contents:
Death of William Acton who held freely a messuage and two gardens in Ripe; his son William Acton then held; he also held a messuage and 20a in Ripe and other lands

Surrender  SAS/G20/643  19 Oct 1813

Contents:
Walter Mason of the Broad, Hellingly, esq to the use of Richard Luck of Eastbourne, carrier, for £110, of 2a 2r in Bridgers Furlong in Eastbourne (to lands of Richard Luck, N, lands of Lord George Cavendish, S and Cavendish and late Willard and Rason, E, and the high road leading to Meads Street, W), part of a copyhold tenement paying 14s quitrent

Surrender  SAS/G20/644  19 Nov 1813

Contents:
Walter Mason to the use of Samuel Rason of Eastbourne, yeoman, for £40 paid to the trustees for sale of estates late of Thomas Willard deceased, of 1a at the eastern end and being part of a piece (the remainder being freehold) in Gratten Dean Furlong in Eastbourne containing 7a and the entirety of which piece of land bounds to the sheep down, W and S, to a piece of arable late purchased by the said S Rason from the said trustees, N and lands of the heirs of William Rason deceased, E, which acre of land is part of a copyhold tenement late of the said Thomas Willard paying 14s quitrent

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/645  29 Dec 1813

Surrender by Lord George Cavendish to the use of his will  SAS/G20/646  27 Oct 1813

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/647  29 Sep 1814

Contents:
Death of Walter Mason who held 5a 1r 20p being the eastern part of a parcel of land containing 8a 2r in the north part of Wellcombe Furlong (abutting to the Green Link and the Cowherd Wentland, N, Lord George Cavendish and late Willard, S, late Coleman, E and land late Willards and formerly T Rason's, W); 1a 1r 20p being the eastern portion of 2a 1r in Gray Nore(to Cavendish N, Cowards Wentland, S, late Medleys, E late Rasons, W); and other lands

Minutes of a special court baron: admission of Ann Morris  SAS/G20/648  12 Apr 1815

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/649  12 Oct 1815

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/650  3 Jan 1816

Minutes of a general court baron by adjournment  SAS/G20/651  23 Jan 1816

Contents:
Admission of Mary Elizabeth, the wife of Thomas Woodward (before Mary Elizabeth Mason, the only child of Henry Mason, esq, the only brother of Walter Mason that left issue) to lands late Walter Mason

Surrender  SAS/G20/652  22 Oct 1819

Parchment

Contents:
Thomas Woodward of Highlands in Framfield, esq and his wife Mary Elizabeth to the use of Jacob Wood

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/653  2 Nov 1819

Contents:
Enfranchisement of 1a 1r at Street House in Black furlong late Noakes, then held by Charles Gilbert
Enfranchisement, 1 Sep 1814, to Lord George Cavendish of three pieces in Pond furlong, 1a formerly Edons and a barn and 9a late Morris' and before Bodle's

Surrender  SAS/G20/654  21 Jun 1820

Contents:
Jacob Wood to Lord George Cavendish, for £340 of 3a 1r in Wellcombe North against Meads Street with three cottages lately erected at the eastern end thereof (lands late Rasons, N and Cowstick field, S)

Minutes of a general court baron: death of Richard Luck  SAS/G20/655  14 Oct 1824

Admission of Thomas Luck, only son and heir of Richard Luck  SAS/G20/656  14 Jan 1825

Minutes of a special court  SAS/G20/657  25 May 1827

Contents:
Surrender by William Diplock to Samuel Westgate of a messuage and 1a near the church in Ripe

Surrender  SAS/G20/658  13 Feb 1827

Contents:
Jacob Wood to Lord George Cavendish, for £250, of 5a 1r 20p part of 8½a in Wellcombe North and 1¼a in Gray Nore

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/659  2 Nov 1827

Manor of Hosiers in Firle  [no ref. or date]

Surrender  SAS/G20/660  8 Jul 1771

Contents:
Richard Mockett of West Firle, gent to the use of Lord Gage of 15a in West Firle, late Burts before Stones, Holmwoods and Paines and Rowes, quitrent 7s

Admission  SAS/G20/661  10 May 1792

Contents:
William Kelly as trustee under the will of Henry Mercer to 6a in West Firle late Cruttendens before Whitings and Woodyers, quitrent 7s 4d

Surrender  SAS/G20/662  14 May 1792

Contents:
William Kelly of Edmonton, gent, to the use of Francis Gosling, esq and John Wilmot, one of the masters in chancery of 6a in West Firle late Cruttendens before Whitings and Woodyers, quitrent 7s 4d

Admission of Frances Gosling and John Wilmot  SAS/G20/663  16 May 1792

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/664  20 March 1795

Contents:
Elizabeth Gegg of Cirencester, Gloucestershire, widow, to Anthony Morris of Ranscombe [in South Malling], yeoman, and John Berry the younger of West Firle to receive admission to a copyhold messuage (in two tenements) with garden devised by William Hall of West Firle, gent, to his sister EG, 3 Jun 1794

Admission of Elizabeth Gegg (out of court) and surrender to Lord Gage  SAS/G20/665  20 Jun 1795

Grant  SAS/G20/666  31 Aug 1795

Contents:
William Young of West Firle, yeoman, of a messuage called Algers Tenement with garden late Geggs and before Halls, Heasmans, Vines, and Rowes, and his surrender to the use of his will

Grant  SAS/G20/667  27 Jan 1802

Contents:
By the lord to William Shirreff of Alresford, Hampshire, esq, Lieut-General of 15a in West Firle late Burts, before Stones lately held by Richard Mockett and surrendered by him to Lord Gage since deceased, 8 Jul 1771

Surrender by Lieutenant General William Shirreff to the use of his will  SAS/G20/668  30 Mar 1802

Surrender  SAS/G20/669  1 Mar 1813

Contents:
William Young to the use of John Marten of West Firle, gent, in trust for him the said William Young of 1/50th part of Algers Tenement and admission of WM

Copy of court roll of a special court baron of Montague [Bertie], Earl of Abingdon, lord of the manor, at the instance of Lord Gage  SAS/G20/670  1 Mar 1813

Contents:
Surrender by John Marten to the use of William Young of 1/50th part of Algers Tenement

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/671  1 Mar 1813

Contents:
Death of William Shireff who held in trust for Lord Gage land late Mockett's; by his will he gave the same to John Gage and William Hall Gage, esqs, brothers of Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage; their admission and surrender

Manor of Compton Berwick otherwise Berwick St John  [no ref. or date]

Minutes of a view of frankpledge of William Gage, bt, with appointment of constable and tithingman  SAS/G20/672  Oct 1732

Minutes of a view of frankpledge of William Gage, bt, with appointment of constable and tithingman, with signatures  SAS/G20/673  12 Oct 1742

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/674  10 Aug 1789

Contents:
Death of Rose Fuller who held freely:-
A messuage, barn, stable and 60a being two wists near the Tye in Berwick, quitrent 6s 8d, 3 hens and ½ a cock
A cottage, 1 rood of land in Berwick, quitrent 4d
A tenement and three wists called Brooms containing 60a in Berwick
½a Whereon a tenement and barn were built formerly parcel of Jurdens Land in Berwick, quitrent 1s 4d
All late of John Fuller, esq before William Batchelor's before of William Gyles and his father William Gyles, and formerly Honeys
Also a toft and 1 rood of arable land on the Hagg in the Common fields of Berwick late of William Hawes, clerk, before of Edward Hawes, gent, before John Hawes, clerk and formerly Thomas Ranger's, quitrent 2s
A tenement and three wists containing 60a late of John Fuller and his father John Fuller, formerly William Susans', quitrent 14s &c
Also 1a 1r in Leylands next Turks lands called Brooms, late of John Fuller and his afther John Fuller and formerly William Susans,
A tenement and garden containing 1 rood in the Upper Street of Berwick late of William Hawes, clerk, before of Edward Hawes and John Hawes, clerk and formerly of Charles Nowell, gent, quitrent 3d
1a 1r Lying in several places in Berwick late Hawes and Nowell as before, quitrent 1s 4d
Heriots nine sheep; estate devised to nephew John Fuller, esq only son of RF's brother Henry Fuller, clerk; he acknowledged the tenure
Death of William Walker (long since) who held freely:-
3 Roods of pasture in Leyhall in the Upper Street in Berwick, quitrent 4d
4a And 3 bullock leazes in the lord's common called Berwick Leaze, 2a thereof lying in the Common Field, 1 croft near the Parsonage containing 1a, another croft called Lover Croft near a barn formerly William Cane's, quitrent 6d
½a Of sowing ground in Southridge Furlong in Berwick heading to the Foredown, formerly Lord Dacre
All late the estate of Nicholas Allen, before of William Allen and formerly his father William Allen
He devised to nephew John Walker, who had since died and the premises had descended to his cousin James Tattersall, clerk, who lately died seised, having devised to trustees who sold to Richard Newman, who acknowledged tenure
Death of William Rosam, long since, who held freely a messuage and 1 rood in Berwick late of William Hoder; the premises descended to three daughters who in 1750 conveyed to William Akehurst who acknowledged tenure
Alienation long since by Abraham Reeder who held freely a rood of land late John Cane's formerly Frankwell's and parcel of Turks tenement called Broomes, quitrent 4d; a rood adjoining the last rood late also Canes, aliened to William Hawes, clerk, who alienated to Thomas Pilchard and Lucy his wife the first rood on which a cottage stands; they acknowledged tenure
William Hawes, clerk, died seised of the second rood on which a lodge had been built; he devised to Charles Gilbert and Robert Hawes, gents in trust for sale and they sold to Jeremiah Smith, clerk
Death of Thomas Susan who held a tenement, garden, orchard and a croft containing 1a; he devised to son-in-law Thomas Reed and daughter Winifred, TR's wife, quitrent 2d
Alienation by Richard Barnden to John Potter of a tenement and orchard containing ½a near the Tye in Berwick and 1 rood of arable in Shorthawk furlong late Richard Barnden's and before Susannah Page's, quitrent 1s 9d

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/675  15 Nov 1808

Contents:
Death of Richard Newman whose lands descended to his son Richard Newman
Alienation by William Westgate to William Westgate his son of a tenement, garden and 1a late Swane's
Alienation by John Potter to Sihon Stace of Berwick, cordwainer, of a tenement and ½a near the Tye in Berwick
Alienation by John Potter to William Brooker of Alfriston of 1 bullock-leaze in the Tye in Berwick; apportionment of quitrent

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/676  3 Oct 1817

Contents:
Alienation by Richard Newman to Robert Newman of Willingdon, gent
Death of Jeremiah Smith, clerk; heriots, 2 oxen, £33 6s 8d; William Delves, clerk holds the premises
Alienation by William Brooker to John Potter of Berwick, labourer of the before mentioned messuage
Alienation by Simon Stace to Henry Duly of Berwick of a tenement and ½a near the Tye and 1 rood of arable in Shorthawk Furlong

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/677  8 Sep 1827

Contents:
Death of William Delves, clerk; his only son William Delves holds
Death of William Brooker, his eldest son William Brooker of Seaford, brewer, holds

Ranscombe Manor  [no ref. or date]

Admission (out of court)  SAS/G20/678  9 Nov 1792

Contents:
Nicholas Daw of Montego Bay, in the Island of Jamaica, planter, only son and heir of Joseph Daw the younger, late of Lewes, mason deceased, to a small garden containing 1 rood (formerly taken out of the waste of the manor) near the Cliffe in South Malling by virtue of a surrender presented, 25 Jun 1750, by John Heaver to the use of JD

Admission (out of court)  SAS/G20/679  9 Nov 1792

Contents:
Nicholas Farnes of Lewes, upholsterer, younger brother and heir of Thomas Farnes late of Lewes, gent, to a moiety of ½a at Southerham, quitrent for the whole, 1d

Grant (out of court)  SAS/G20/680  24 Nov 1792

Contents:
The lord to Edward Robert Raynes of Lewes, clerk, of a cottage, barn and ½a of land near the demesne lands of the manor called the Plashet Wood, to hold by copy of court roll in trust for Lord Gage, which premises were, 2 May 1743, surrendered by William Browne and his wife Mary to the use of Lord Gage

Copy power of attorney  SAS/G20/681  (7 Nov 1799)

Contents:
Arthur Iredell of Glynde, clerk (one of the trustees of the will of William Kempe late of South Malling, esq, serjeant-at-law), to John Hoper of Lewes, gent, to act on his behalf in the execution of the trusts of the said will

Copy power of attorney  SAS/G20/682  (19 Dec 1799)

Contents:
John Lee Martyn of Southampton Row, Middlesex, clerk, one of the trustees for sale of the lands late of William Kempe, esq to R[ichard] A[ndrew] Turner

Minutes of a special court baron at the instance of Martyn and Iredell  SAS/G20/683  16 Jan 1800

Contents:
Presentment of the death of William Kempe, who held:-
A moiety of ½a formerly part of land called the Knapp in Southerham; a cottage and garden in South Malling; a messuage and 28a of bondlands; 5a of bondlands in Oxen Settle; a tenement and 12a of bondland; a tenement called the Chapel with lands belonging in Southerham; 5a part of the Broyle Park in Ringmer under the enclosure
Surrender by Martyn and Iredell to the use of Lestock Wilson, esq, captain in the East India Company's service
Also presentment of William Kempe's freeholds as follows:-
30a called Barkary Field near Southerham, quitrent 16s 8d
A messuage and 100a formerly bondlands at Southerham quitrent 1d, formerly Pellonds
A barn and 34a formerly bondlands at Southerham formerly Gaughtons
A tenement and 28a formerly bondlands at Southerham formerly Puckles
A messuage, barn and 9½a formerly bondlands formerly Actons
2a Formerly bondland called the Wentacre and Owtons croft at Southerham formerly Browne's
A cottage and garden in South Malling near the Cliffe, formerly Brooke's
A cottage and garden in South Malling near the Cliffe, formerly Darby's
A cottage and garden in South Malling near the Cliffe, formerly Pupps
All the said premises were then vested in Arthur Iredell, clerk and Lestock Wilson, esq

Minutes of a special court baron, at the instance of Iredell and Wilson  SAS/G20/684  14 Mar 1800

Contents:
Admission of Iredell and Wilson, and their surrender of a cottage at the Cliffe Hill to Charles Wille of Lewes, carpenter

Minutes of a special court baron, at the instance of Thomas Marchant  SAS/G20/685  14 Oct 1800

Contents:
Surrender by Iredell and Wilson to the use of Thomas Marchant of Southerham, of 5a part of the Broyle and his admission

Surrender  SAS/G20/686  15 Oct 1800

Contents:
Iredell and Wilson to the use of William Shireff of Alresford, Hampshire, esq in trust for Lord Gage, of premises late William Kempe

Presentment of SAS/G20/686  SAS/G20/687  28 Mar 1801

Admission of William Shireff  SAS/G20/688  6 Mar 1802

Surrender by William Shireff to the use of his will  SAS/G20/689  30 Mar 1802

Minutes of a special court baron: Death of William Shireff  SAS/G20/690  1 Mar 1813

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/691  11 Jan 1816

Contents:
Thomas Marchant to the use of John Griffith of Bexhill, yeoman, for £200, of 5a part of the Broyle

Absolute surrender  SAS/G20/692  27 Feb 1817

Contents:
Thomas Marchant to the use of John Rickman of the Cliffe, merchant, for £201, of the said 5a

Warrant by John Griffith to vacate conditional surrender  SAS/G20/693  27 Feb 1817

Admission of John Rickman on surrender by Thomas Marchant  SAS/G20/694  23 Mar 1818

Surrender  SAS/G20/695  18 Dec 1824

Contents:
John Rickman of Wellingham in Ringmer, esq to the use of John Ade of Lewes, coachmaker, of 5a formerly part of the Broyle Park

Admission of John Ade on surrender of SAS/G20/695  SAS/G20/696  8 Mar 1825

Surrender  SAS/G20/697  8 Sep 1827

Contents:
William Raynes, clerk (youngest son and heir of Edward Raynes, clerk) to the use of Lord Gage of a cottage and barn and ½a near the Plashet Wood

Surrender  SAS/G20/698  9 Apr 1828

Contents:
John Farnes, only son of John Farnes deceased, the only brother of Nicholas Farnes deceased, who held in trust for the lord of the manor, of a moiety of 1a in Southerham

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/699  10 Apr 1828

Contents:
Death of [Thomas Hampden], Viscount Hampden who held freely 26a called Wydeham Brooke, before the Bishop of Durham's and before John Morley Trevor's, and 5a called Prosperam
Death of Henry Jackson, esq, who held freely the Cliffe Field otherwise called the Millfield in South Malling containing 30a formerly Robert James's
Death of Nicholas Daw, who held by copy of court roll a garden containing 1 rood near the Cliffe; admission of Thomas Hargraves, youngest son of Ann Hargraves deceased, formerly Ann Daw, spinster, the youngest sister of ND
Surrender by John Farnes to Lord Gage of a moiety of 1a (as before)

Manor of West Firle  [no ref. or date]

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/700  14 Apr 1788

Contents:
Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, to the use of James Carpenter of Chalvington, yeoman, for £250, of 8½a and ½ rood of land lying dispersed in West Firle and pasture, late Blundens, before Hides and John Smith's quitrent 4s 1d by apportionment, being the residue of 15½a and ½ rood paying 7s; a cottage, barn and 6½a in West Firle late George Stephens', Ellis's, Woods and Friend's, quitrent 3s ½d by apportionment being the residue of a cottage and 12a which paid 5s ½d

Surrender  SAS/G20/701  4 Jan 1789

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to the use of Edward Robert Raynes of Lewes, clerk, in trust for WHG, of all his copyhold messuages and lands held of the manor

Surrender  SAS/G20/702  13 Sep 1790

Contents:
Thomas Stephens to the use of Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, in trust for [William Hall Gage] Lord Gage of a messuage in the village of West Firle and the barn, malthouse, wainhouse and 4a in West Firle late Richard Read's, quitrent 2s; 9a ½r being the residue of 151/a ½r(as before); 6½a as before, reserving the tenement or cottage, barn and ricksteddle belonging to it

Warrant  SAS/G20/703  30 Oct 1790

Contents:
By James Carpenter to vacate a conditional surrender by Thomas Stephens

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/704  29 Jun 1791

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/705  9 Jul 1792

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/706  26 Aug 1793

Contents:
Death of John Ellman who, with Richard Newman, was admitted, 5 Jan 1779 to a messuage and premises in West Firle under the will of Robert Pierce; surrender by Richard Newman to RP's daughters Ann and Frances Pierce both of West Firle, spinsters

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/707  23 Dec 1800

Contents:
Admission of William Hall Gage, esq, youngest son of Thomas Gage, to 3a in the Hurst in West Firle, and his surrender to Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, in trust for Lord Gage, lord of the manor
Death of Ann the wife of Henry Mockett, formerly Ann Pierce, spinster, who held a moiety of a messuage and premises

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/708  18 Nov 1801

Contents:
Admission of Ann Mockett and infant, only child and heir of Ann Mockett, to a moiety of a messuage and premises
Surrender by Frances Mockett of her moiety of the same messuage and premises

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/709  8 Dec 1803

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens, son of Thomas Stephens deceased, to a cottage and premises in the village of West Firle

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/710  8 May 1804

Contents:
Thomas Stephens to the use of John Clutton of Lewes, surveyor, for £100, of the premises as in SAS/G20/709

Warrant  SAS/G20/711  5 Jul 1805

Contents:
By John Clutton to vacate the surrender as in SAS/G20/710

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/712  20 Jul 1805

Contents:
Thomas Stephens to the use of Thomas Hill of Brighton, for £50, of the premises as in SAS/G20/709

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/713  24 Oct 1805

Warrant  SAS/G20/714  [n.d.]

Contents:
By Thomas Hill to vacate conditional surrender of 20 Jul 1805

Absolute surrender  SAS/G20/715  4 Nov 1806

Contents:
Thomas Stephens to the use of Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, in trust for Lord Gage

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/716  1 Mar 1813

Contents:
Surrender by Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, to the use of Lord Gage in tail male of the following:
2 Roods on Middle furlong in Troy Town; 1a in Troy Town; 11 rods in Troy Town, late George Picknall's quitrent 9d by apportionment
3r in Shornwell furlong; ½a in the same; 1a in Midland furlong; ½a lying to land late Burt's, W, Pierce's, E late Thomas Stephens, quitrent 1s 6d by apportionment
1a Late George Stephens in Troy Town and 1a ½a on Troy Town, late Thomas Stephens
5 Pieces containing 4a 2r in the Common Fields late Thomas Stephens, before Blundens, quitrent 2s 11d by apportionment
7 Pieces containing 4a 2r in the Common Fields, late Thomas Stephens and formerly Friend's, quitrent 2s 10d by apportionment
Surrender by Lord Gage to the use of his will
Surrender by Francis Gosling and John Eardley Wilmot, formerly called John Wilmot, of a messuage and premises in the village of West Firle, late Thomas Stephens and before Richard Read's, quitrent 2s
9a And ½r in divers places in West Firle and pasture late Thomas Stephens and before Blundens, quitrent 2s 7d by apportionment
6½a And pasture late Thomas Stephens and formerly Friend's, quitrent 2s 6d by apportionment
Admission of Lord Gage by attorney on both surrenders

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/717  11 Jan 1821

Contents:
Surrender by Mary Mockett, spinster, to the use of Henry Mockett of West Firle, innholder, for £50, of an undivided moiety of and in a messuage and premises in the village of West Firle, late of Ann Mockett, quitrent 4s; admission of Henry Mockett

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/796  6 Oct 1739

Contents:
Death of Elizabeth Blunden, late the wife of William Blunden, theretofore Elizabeth Fryer, seised of lands (not named) William Blunden, youngest son and heir admitted in the person of his father
Death of Stephen Boyes seised of a copyhold cottage, garden and rood of land in Wick Street in West Firle; Henry Boys is youngest son and heir
Second proclamation for 3a in the Hurst in West Firle late Hookes before Yokehurst, quitrent 12d, of which Thomas Tourle lately died seised

Order  SAS/G20/797  20 Nov 1740

Contents:
By Nicholas Gilbert, steward to Richard Ellis, beadle, to give notice of a court to be held at the usual and accustomed place on 2 Dec 1740

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/798  2 Dec 1740

Contents:
Admission of Hannah Dean (wife of John Dean the younger) youngest daughter of Thomas Tourle, to 3a in the Hurst, as before
Admission of Henry Boyes, youngest son of Stephen Boyes, to a cottage and garden containing 1 rood in Wick Street in West Firle, of which SB lately died seised with draft

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/799  17 Apr 1741

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Tourle youngest son of Thomas Tourle, to 3a in the Hurst, late Hooks; surrender to the use of William Gage, bt, who was admitted in the person of his attorney

Minutes of court baron, and draft of minutes  SAS/G20/800  22 Jan 1751

Contents:
Death of William Gage, bt, seised of 3a in the Hurst, quitrent 12d; heriot a black horse compounded for £5 5s 0d; Thomas [Gage], Viscount Gage is kinsman and heir
WG also held freely certain lands called Hollandales containing (blank) acres and 7a in Snedfurlong, quitrent, 7s 9½d; heriot a black horse compounded for £5 5s 0d; WG devised to Henry Pelham and others upon trust
Conditional surrender by Henry Boyes to Amy Boyes of Cliffe near Lewes

Minutes of court baron, and draft  SAS/G20/801  22 Feb 1751

Contents:
Admission of Thomas [Gage], Viscount Gage to 3a in the Hurst

Minutes of court baron, and draft  SAS/G20/802  3 Mar 1752

Contents:
Admission of Ann Picknall (wife of Thomas Picknall) only daughter and heir of the body of George Sawyer and his wife Ann to a messuage, barn and one wist of customary land called Sanders (8a) in West Firle, late Edmund Sicklemore's, theretofore Batchelors and formerly Stonefields

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/803  26 Feb 1755

Contents:
Death of Mary Read, widow, who held for life certain copyhold premises to which she was admitted 11 Apr 1735 (a messuage, barn, stable and 4a)
Admission of Ann Picknall, only daughter and child of George Sawyer deceased, who was the surviving trustee of the will of Richard Read dated 8 Jul 1728
And surrender by Thomas Picknall and his wife Ann to the use of Richard Read of West Firle, tanner
Admission of Richard Read and his conditional surrender to the use of George Stephens of West Firle
And a common recovery of the premises

Extract from the will of Richard Read  SAS/G20/804  (8 Jul 1728)

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/805  15 Feb 1757

Contents:
Death of Thomas [Gage], Viscount Gage; heriot grey gelding compounded at £5 Colonel Thomas Gage is youngest son and heir

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/806  28 May 1765

Contents:
William Blunden to the use of George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, of 15½a and ½r in various parcels and places in West Firle and pasture for 1½ cows, late his mother Elizabeth Blunden, before Hide's and formerly Smith's, quitrent 7s

Warrant  SAS/G20/807  14 Apr 1757

Contents:
Ann Boys to vacate a conditional surrender of 22 Jan 1750, by Henry Boys of a cottage and garden containing 1 rood in Wick Street in West Firle

Surrender  SAS/G20/808  14 Apr 1757

Contents:
Henry Boys to the use of Nicholas Puxty of Brighton, gent of the premises last named

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/809  6 Jun 1766

Contents:
Presentment of surrender by Henry Boyes to the use of Nicholas Puxty, who is since dead
Death of Edward Murrell who held jointly with his wife Mary for their lives a messuage, barn, garden, land and premises to which they were admitted 11 Apr 1735

Surrender  SAS/G20/810  4 Feb 1767

Contents:
William Blunden to the use of Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, of 15½a ½r in West Firle; admission

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/811  29 Oct 1767

Contents:
Admission of Edward Murrell, son of Edward Murrell, to the reversion on the death of his mother Mary to a messuage and premises in the village of West Firle and 9a of land in several pieces in West Firle, quitrent 5s
Surrender by EM and Mary Murrell of a croft lying near Andrews Well containing 1a and 5 roods in Milands, part of the said copyhold lands occupied by Thomas Teeling, to the use of Thomas Munger of West Firle and his admission

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/812  28 Nov 1767

Contents:
Mary Murrill, widow, and Edward Murrill of a messuage and 6a 3r to the use of Thomas Best of Lewes, gent, for £40

Warrant  SAS/G20/813  25 Mar 1769

Contents:
By Mary Best widow and executrix of Thomas Best, to vacate the conditional surrender as in as in SAS/G20/ [...] 812

Absolute surrender  SAS/G20/814  25 Mar 1769

Contents:
Mary Murrill and Edward Murrill of the before-named premises to the use of John Tilson of Watlington Park, Oxfordshire, esq, only surviving trustee of a marriage settlement made by Thomas Chowne, esq, on his marriage with Mary Tilson, spinster

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/815  3 May 1771

Contents:
Death of Mary Stephens, widow, who held a copyhold messuage, and a wist of land and premises, with 4 bullock leazes, late her husband Thomas Stephen
Admission of TS's youngest brother George Stephens

Surrender  SAS/G20/816  23 Apr 1772

Contents:
Ann and George Picknall of 1a on Troy Town (E, W, N: land of Viscount Gage; S: AP's dwellinghouse); 11 rods, part of ½a in Troy Town, to the use of Lord Gage

Surrender  SAS/G20/817  23 Apr 1772

Contents:
Thomas Stephens, yeoman, to the use of Lord Gage of 3 roods in Shornwell Furlong (to lands late Burts, E and W); ½a in the same furlong late Blundings (to late Ballards, then of George Stephens, W and late George Sawyer's then Ann Picknall's E); 1a in Midland Furlong (to late Ballards, E and W); ½a late Friend's (to late Burt's W and late Lees, then John Piece's, E)

Draft minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/818  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Surrender by Ann Picknall and George Picknall to the use of Viscount Gage
Surrender by Thomas Stephens to the use of Lord Gage
Surrender by George Stephens to the use of Lord Gage

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/819  5 Feb 1773

Contents:
Admission of George Picknall to the reversion on death of his mother Ann Picknall
Surrender by GP of 2 roods, part of the said tenement in the Common Field called Troy Town in the Middle Furlong (bounding E to lands of John Cheesman; W to lands Lord Gage and leading N to a furlong called Shornwell otherwise Hoppers Furlong), to the use of Lord Gage; 1a in the said common field (E, W and N: lands of Lord Gage; S: AP's dwellinghouse)
Also 11 rods (as before)

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/820  23 Nov 1775

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Munger of a croft near Andrews Well containing 1a and 5 roods in Milands, to the use of William Young of West Firle, yeoman and his admission

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/821  28 Nov 1776

Contents:
Surrender by Mary Murrell, widow, and Edward Murrell of a messuage, barn, garden and orchard in the village of West Firle; to the use of Robert Pierce, and his admission

Minutes of a general court baron: death of Robert Pierce  SAS/G20/822  30 Oct 1778

Extract from the will of Robert Pierce of West Firle, butcher  SAS/G20/823  30 Nov 1776

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/824  5 Jan 1779

Contents:
Admission of Richard Newman and John Ellman, devisees in trust under the will of Robert pierce
Death of George Stephen who held a cottage, barn and 11a of land and pasture for four cows; by his will of 27 oct 1778 he devised the premises to his son Thomas Stephens, and his admission

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/825  25 Oct 1781

Contents:
Death of Ann picknall seised for life of Great Sharp Rides (9a) and other lands (as before); admission of George Picknall, eldest son of Thomas Picknall and Ap, by virtue of a surrender by John Seaman of 4 Aug 1748

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/826  20 Apr 1782

Contents:
George Picknall of a messuage, barn, garden and close and a wist of land called Saunders containing 18a West Firle formerly Sawyers to the use of William Ridge of Lewes St Peter and St Mary Westout for £300

Minutes of a general court baron: presentment of surrender by George Picknall  SAS/G20/827  5 Nov 1783

Minutes of general court baron: death of George Picknall  SAS/G20/828  14 Dec 1785

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/829  24 Jan 1786

Contents:
Admission of George Picknall, only son of George Picknall deceased, and his conditional surrender to the use of Nicholas Farnes of Lewes, gent, for £100

Warrant  SAS/G20/830  24 May 1786

Contents:
By John Farnes, for Nicholas Farnes, to vacate the conditional surrender as in SAS/G20/829

Surrender  SAS/G20/831  24 May 1786

Contents:
By George Picknall to the of Henry Gage, esq, Major, and his admission

Surrender by William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, to the use of his will  SAS/G20/832  24 Jul 1787

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/833  19 Jul 1787

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Lord Viscount Gage to John Hoper the younger to receive admission to lands late purchased of Thomas Stephens

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/834  5 Sep 1787

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Stephens of 2 roods in the furlong next Troy Town an 1 rood in the same furlong next Troy Town (to land formerly Stephens lately purchased by the said Lord Gage from Alexander Carr, N and land late of Hopkins, S)
2 Roods late George Stephens, formerly Friends in Lampool Furlong, Troy Town, (to Lord Gage, late Burts, W and the land next described, E)
2 Roods late Blundens in Lampool Furlong (to the piece of land last described, W and to land late of Hopkins, E)
2 Roods formerly Friends in Lampool Furlong (to Lord Gage, late Dornford's, W and land of John Ansell, E)
1a (2r 2p) Formerly Friends in Lampool Furlong (to the said John Ansell, W and late Thomas Cheesman, then Lord Gage, E)
2 Roods formerly Friends in Hoppers Furlong, Troy Town (to Lord Gage late Mooneys, E and to a piece of land next described, W)
2 Roods late Blundens in Hoppers Furlong (to land last before described E and to Lord Gage late Burt's, W)
2 Roods late Blundens in Hoppers (to land formerly Stephens' late purchased by Lord Gage from Alexander Carr, E and to late Durrant's W)
1a 2r, 2 Roods, the E part thereof, formerly Friends and the remaining 1a late Blundens, in Shufflers Furlong in Troy Town (to Lord Gage, W and Lord Gage, late Cheesman, E)
1a (2r 34p) Formerly Friends in Shufflers Furlong (to Lord Gage, late Picknalls, W and late Lord Gage, late Burts, E)
And admission of Lord Gage
Death of Lieut Gen Thomas Gage seised of 3a in the Hurst late Tourles, formerly Hooks and before Yokehurst's
Surrender by Thomas Stephens of 2 roods in the furlong next Troy Town and 1 rood in the same furlong next Troy Town (to land formerly Stephens lately purchased by the said Lord Gage from Alexander Carr, N and land late of Hopkins, S)
2 Roods late George Stephens, formerly Friends in Lampool Furlong, Troy Town, (to Lord Gage, late Burts, W and the land next described, E)
2 Roods late Blundens in Lampool Furlong (to the piece of land last described, W and to land late of Hopkins, E)
2 Roods formerly Friends in Lampool Furlong (to Lord Gage, late Dornford's, W and land of John Ansell, E)
1a (2r 2p) Formerly Friends in Lampool Furlong (to the said John Ansell, W and late Thomas Cheesman, then Lord Gage, E)
2 Roods formerly Friends in Hoppers Furlong, Troy Town (to Lord Gage late Mooneys, E and to a piece of land next described, W)
2 Roods late Blundens in Hoppers Furlong (to the land last before described E and to Lord Gage late Burt's, W)
2 Roods late Blundens in Hoppers Furlong (to land formerly Stephens' late purchased by Lord Gage from Alexander Carr, E and to late Durrant's W)
1a 2r, 2 Roods, the E part thereof, formerly Friends and the remaining 1a late Blundens, in Shufflers Furlong in Troy Town (to Lord Gage, W and Lord Gage, late Cheesman, E)
1a (2r 34p) Formerly Friends in Shufflers Furlong (to Lord Gage, late Picknalls, W and late Lord Gage, late Burts, E)
And admission of Lord Gage
Death of Lieut Gen Thomas Gage seised of 3a in the Hurst late Tourles, formerly Hooks and before Yokehurst's

Manor of Amies otherwise Levetts in Firle  [no ref. or date]

Surrender  SAS/G20/718  13 Sep 1790

Contents:
Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, to the use of Edward Raynes of Lewes, clerk, in trust for Lord Gage of:
A cottage, barn and garden in Cant Lane in West Firle, late TS's brother George Stephens the younger, quitrent 2d
A barn and half a close and a garden in Wick Street in West Firle, late TS's father George Stephens and before of Edward Burton, quitrent ½d
And 3a in the Petland in West Firle late Mocketts before Burts, quitrent 1s

Surrender  SAS/G20/719  30 Oct 1790

Contents:
John Fuller of Lewes, butcher, to the use of William Young of West Firle, yeoman, of two pieces of land called the Gores, enclosed, containing 11a late Picknalls, before Beards and formerly Butlers, quitrent 7s 6d

Warrant  SAS/G20/720  30 Oct 1791

Contents:
By William Langridge to vacate a conditional surrender of 10 Dec 1779 by John Fuller

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/721  29 Jun 1791

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/722  9 Jul 1792

Contents:
Admission of Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, in trust for Lord Gage to a cottage, barn and garden in Cant Lane in West Firle, late George Stephens, on surrender by his brother Thomas Stephens, quitrent 2d
A barn and half a close, a garden or orchard at Wick Street in West Firle, late TS's father George Stephens and before Edward Burton's quitrent ½d
Also to 3a in the Petland in West Firle late Mockett's and before Burt's, quitrent 1s by apportionment
And surrender by ERR to the use of Francis Gosling and John Wilmot in trust

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/723  14 Oct 1795

Contents:
Admission of John Mockett only child of Mary Mockett, widow (formerly Mary Maskall, spinster) to 3a called Hasting Land in the south part of a lane called Hasting Lane and 1½ roods in the Moorlands formerly Yokehursts

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/724  28 Sep 1797

Contents:
Admission of Richard Ellman of Beddingham, yeoman, on surrender by James Moor to two pieces of pasture land containing 9a in West Firle, lying to Kents Wood, late Wacklyns and before Heeks, quitrent 6s

Surrender  SAS/G20/725  8 Dec 1803

Contents:
John Mockett to the use of Lord Gage, lord of the manor, of 3a called Hasting Land and 1½r in the Moorlands, and also of 3 roods (by admeasurement 2r 21p) in the Moorlands abutting to land of the said Mockett, E and N and to a lane called Green lane, S, being part of a tenement late Picknall's, quitrent 3s 4d

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/726  8 Dec 1803

Contents:
Admission of Lord Gage, on surrender by John Mockett, and grant by him to Thomas Mockett of West Firle, yeoman, for life in trust for Lord Gage, of the 3a called Hasting Land

Surrender  SAS/G20/727  16 Jun 1804

Contents:
Richard Ellman to the use of Lord Gage, lord of the manor, of 9a in West Firle, lying to Kents Wood

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/728  24 Oct 1805

Surrender  SAS/G20/729  1 Mar 1813

Contents:
William Young to the use of John Marten of West Firle, gent, for the lives of JM and WY, in trust for WY, of 11a called the Gores

Copy of court roll  SAS/G20/730  1 Mar 1813

Contents:
Surrender by John Marten of one-fiftieth part of the Gores (11a) to the use of William Young, who was entitled to the reversion on JM's death

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/731  1 Mar 1813

Contents:
Surrender by F Gosling and Jphn Eardley Wilmot to the use of Lord Gage in tail male of lands in Cant Lane, Wick Street and Petland (before described) and a common recovery

Original minutes of court baron of Thomas Chowne, esq at the request of Joan Dornford  SAS/G20/758  4 May 1739

Contents:
Nicholes Gilbert, steward
Presentment of the death of George Beach, mariner, seised of 6a of customary land in West Firle late Hamshars, theretofore Napps and formerly Barndens, quitrent 3s 6d; 3a thereof lying in Gorefield, ½a in Warkwish otherwise Upwish and the residue in the Common Fields of West Firle
Joan Dornford, wife of George Dornford Josiah Dornford, is only sister and next heir with draft

Surrender  SAS/G20/759  5 May 1739

Contents:
Josiah Dornford and his wife Joan to the use of George Dornford of St John's, Southwark, mariner, of the premises named in SAS/G0/758

Original minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/760  30 May 1740

Contents:
Presentments of death of Thomas Hide, who held 9a
Surrender by Josiah Dornford and wife and admission of George Dornford
Death of Francis Hopkins seised of freeholds, which he devised to his wife Elizabeth for life
With draft

Original Surrender  SAS/G20/761  30 May 1740

Contents:
Thomas payne of Brighton, gent of 5a of arable land in the Pitland in West Firle in several places and parcels, late his brother John Payne, deceased, to the use of John Holmwood of the Cliffe near Lewes, apothecary

Original minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/762  2 Dec 1740

Contents:
Inter alia Admission of John Holmwood
Death of William Fryer seised of 3a of copyhold land called Hasting Land in the south part of Hasting Laine, and 1½ roods in the Moor Lands late Guns, formerly Yokehursts, quitrent 3d
With draft

Original minutes of court baron of Thomas Chowne, esq  SAS/G20/763  24 Apr 1744

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Hide, only son of Thomas Hide deceased, to two pieces of pasture land containing 9a in West Firle lying to Kents Wood, quitrent 6a

Copy conditional surrender  SAS/G20/764  22 Apr 1709

Contents:
Thomas Hide to the use of Thomas Rogers of Swanborough [in Iford], gent, with warrant to vacate the same dated 25 Apr 1744, signed by TR's executor John Rogers

Original minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/765  11 Feb 1748

Contents:
Admission of Elizabeth Mascall, widow, only sister and heir of William Fryer to Hasting Land
With draft

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/766  25 Feb 1746

Contents:
John Seaman and his wife Mary to the use of George Sawyer of West Firle, yeoman, for £50 of two pieces called Sharp Rides (9a) in West Firle near lands late of William Gage, bt, deceased, called the Great Wish, quitrent 6s 8d
2½a in Totnore and ½a in Warkwish near Morland Bridge, quitrent 2a
2½a at Westgate and 1a in the Nacorn
3 Roods in the Moorlands and a small parcel in Saltane, near Moorstile and 1 cowleaze containing 1½a, quitrent 3s 4d late Montague, since Taskers

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/767  4 Aug 1748

Contents:
Death of Mary Seaman who held jointly with her husband John Seaman copyhold premises to which they were admitted 11 Apr 1735, and surrender to the use of Ann Picknall, the wife of Thomas Picknall of Tarring Neville, yeoman, for life, with remainder to their eldest son George Picknall; admission of Ann Picknall with draft

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/768  3 Mar 1752

Contents:
Death of Elizabeth Maskall, widow, Mary Maskall her daughter admitted as devisee
Conditional surrender by Thomas Hide to Richard Paine the elder of Herstmonceux, husbandman
Death of John Holmwood seised of 5a in the Pitlands, Sarah Stone late the wife of Nicholas Stone was only sister and heir, who is since dead; her kinsman James Burt, youngest son of William Burt deceased, is next heir, and is admitted

Original conditional surrender by Thomas Hide to Richard Paine  SAS/G20/769  21 May 1744

Warrant  SAS/G20/770  11 May 1752

Contents:
By Richard Paine to vacate conditional surrender as in SAS/G20/769

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/771  21 May 1752

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Hide of 9a &c (as before) to the use of Thomas Wacklyn of Glynde, weaver, and Susannah his wife, their admission
With draft

Minutes of court baron  SAS/G20/772  15 Feb 1757

Contents:
Death of James Burt seised of premises to which he was admitted, 3 Mar 1752
Death of Robert Burton seised of a customary barn, half a close and one orchard in Wick Street in West Firle; Edward Burton, youngest son is heir; RB also held a freehold messuage, to which his eldest son John Burton is heir

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/773  28 may 1757

Contents:
Admission of Elizabeth Burton, widow of Robert Burton, and his son Edward Burton as devisees under his will and their surrender to George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/774  19 Feb 1759

Contents:
Death of Catharine Beard theretofore Catharine Butler, spinster, seised of two pieces of customary land called the Gores, then enclosed together, containing 11a in West Firle, formerly Barndens, theretofore Holmwoods, late her mother Mary Butler, quitrent 7s 6d; George Beard of Chailey, shopkeeper, admitted as only son and heir' and surrender to George Picknall of Tarring Neville, yeoman, and his admission

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/775  27 Jun 1759

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Wacklyn and Susannah his wife of 9a &c (as before) to the use of James Moore of the Cliffe near Lewes, butcher, and his admission

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/776  16 May 1760

Contents:
Death of John Cheesman who held a toft called Forgers and 7a in West Firle, late Lane, before Wards, formerly Brown's And admission of Thomas Cheesman as only son and heir

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/777  26 Jan 1763

Contents:
Surrender by George Picknall of the Gores to the use of John Fuller of Lewes, butcher and his admission

Minutes of court baron of Thomas Chowne, esq  SAS/G20/778  6 Jun 1766

Contents:
Death of John Pettit, who held freely 2¼a; his only daughters Mary the wife of Alexander Mocket and Elizabeth the wife of George Alchorn, heirs
Death of John Cheesman who held freely 2a 1r; only son and heir Thomas Cheesman

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/779  21 Aug 1772

Contents:
Death of George Dornford; Elizabeth Guerin, only surviving daughter and heir

Deputation  SAS/G20/780  22 Aug 1772

Contents:
Nicholas Gilbert of Eastbourne, gent, chief steward, to John Ellis of London, gent, and another to take a surrender from Thomas Guerin and his wife Elizabeth of 6a of customary land in West Firle late Hamshars, theretofore Napps and formerly Barndens, quitrent 3s 6d (described as before) to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/781  13 Aug 1772

Contents:
Elizabeth Guerin, wife of Thomas Guerin of St John, Horsley Down, Surrey, mariner, to William Attree of Lewes, gent, to receive admittance to 6a (as before)

Surrender  SAS/G20/782  8 Sep 1772

Contents:
By Elizabeth Guerin to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage of the Premises as in SAS/G20/781

Surrender  SAS/G20/783  16 Sep 1772

Contents:
By Thomas Guerin (by his attorney William Attree) of the premises as in SAS/G20/781

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/784  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage on surrender by Thomas and Elizabeth Guerin

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/785  5 Jan 1778

Contents:
Death of George Stephens seised of a copyhold barn, half a close of land and one orchard in West Firle; admission of Thomas Stephens as only son and devisee

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/786  10 Dec 1779

Contents:
John Fuller of Lewes, butcher, to the use of William Langridge of Lewes, carpenter, for £500 of the Gores containing 11a

Minutes of a general court baron of Thomas Chowne, esq  SAS/G20/787  25 Oct 1781

Contents:
With presentment of SAS/G20/786

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/788  14 Dec 1785

Contents:
Death of George Picknall, seised of Great Sharp Rides and other lands

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/789  24 Jan 1786

Contents:
Admission of George Picknall as only son and heir of George Picknall deceased to Great Sharp Rides

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/790  24 May 1786

Contents:
Surrender by George Picknall of 9a called Great Sharp Rides and other lands to the use of Henry Gage, esq, Major in the 93rd Regiment of Foot, and his admission
Admission of John Mocket the only son and heir of Richard Mocket late of West Firle, gent, deceased, who was the surviving devisee of James Burt under will dated 8 Jul 1754, to 5a of arable in the Pitland late Holmwoods And his surrender to the use of Henry Gage, and his admission
Also surrender by John Mockett to the use of Thomas Stephens of 3a part of the premises

Surrender  SAS/G20/791  31 Oct 1786

Contents:
Henry Gage, esq of 3 roods in the Moorlands in West Firle (to lands of Thomas Chowne, esq, W, land of Mary Mockett, widow, and John Mockett, E and N to a lane called Green Lane, S), part of a tenement late Picknalls, quitrent 3s 4d, to the use of John Mockett

Certified copy of power of attorney  SAS/G20/792  (19 Jul 1787)

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to John Hoper the younger of Lewes, gent, to receive admission at the court of Preston Poynings manor to copyholds purchased of Alexander Carr, gent, the surviving devisee in trust of Thomas Stephens late of Preston in West Firle, and at the court of Amies otherwise Levetts manor to copyholds containing 3 roods in the Lake in West Firle purchased of Walter Stephens, yeoman, youngest son of the said Thomas Stephens, and to surrender the same premises to the use of his will

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/793  25 Jul 1787

Contents:
Admission of Walter Stephens, youngest son of Thomas Stephens, the only son of Walter Stephens, who held to him and the heirs of his body under a surrender of 11 Feb 1699, 3 roods in the Lake in West Firle late Ellis's and formerly Dobsons, quitrent 6d; his surrender to Alexander Carr and common recovery thereof by John Hoper
And surrender by all parties to the said Walter Stephens, who surrendered to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, and his admission by attorney

Surrender  SAS/G20/794  7 Oct 1786

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman, by direction of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, to the use of his nephew Henry Gage, esq, of a toft called Forgers and 7a of land belonging and 5½a in the Cowleaze and Burgh in West Firle

Minutes of general court baron  SAS/G20/795  5 Sep 1787

Contents:
Admission of Henry Gage on surrender by Thomas Cheesman

Manor of Preston Poynings in Firle  [no ref. or date]

Warrant  SAS/G20/732  30 Aug 1790

Contents:
James Hartfield to vacate a conditional surrender of 22 Oct 1773 by Thomas Cheesman to the use of Edward Hartfield late of Ash, Kent, husbandman

Surrender  SAS/G20/733  13 Sep 1790

Contents:
Thomas Stephens of West Firle to the use of Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, in trust for Lord Gage of:
A messuage and 20a late Bridgers, quitrent 20s
A messuage at New Elm formerly Worgers and 10½a (residue of 16a)
A messuage and 8½a (residue of 8a called Worgars and 5a called Pagons otherwise Peckons), quitrent 3s 6d by apportionment
2a In Birdlandike otherwise Broadlanddike, quitrent 2s 8d
A messuage or tenement with garden, quitrent 2d
A messuage and 12a at New Elm late Thomas Cheesman's, quitrent 10s 2d and 1 hen
3¼a Late Durrants in or near Wick Street, quitrent 2s 6d
3 Pieces of land:
1 2a (1a 2r 23p) In Dornwell Long furlong South end
2 2r (1r 26p) In Dornwell long furlong North end
3 1a (3r 7p) In the wistes in West Firle formerly Mocketts, described in the court rolls as 3a 3r, quitrent 8s 6d
In Dornwell Short Furlong; 2r in Dornwell Long Furlong North end and 1r 30p called Burges Croft or the Hunts Hag, quitrent 2s 10d, being part of a tenement which paid 10s
5 Pieces of land, viz 1a 1p, being the eastern part of land formerly Marten's containing 1½a in the Lower Laine, West Furlong; 2a in Lower Lane, East Furlong; 2a in the South part of the Plutts; 2a in Dornwell Short Furlong; and 1a in Dornwell Long Furlong North end; quitrents 3s 11d by apportionment, being part of a tenement paying 16s 11d

Warrant  SAS/G20/734  9 Oct 1790

Contents:
John Hamshar to vacate a conditional surrender of 8 May, 1784 by Thomas Stephens to his father John Hamshar deceased

Warrant  SAS/G20/735  11 Oct 1790

Contents:
John Boys of Ashcombe in Lewes St Peter and St Mary Westout to vacate a conditional surrender of 14 Dec 1785 by Thomas Stephens

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/736  29 Jun 1791

Contents:
Inter alia Death of Nicholas Wisdom, who held a messuage, barn and land in West Firle, quitrent 6d

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/737  27 Sep 1791

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/738  22 Mar 1792

Contents:
Admission of Walter Stephens, youngest son of Thomas Stephens the only brother of Ann Pollard, to 4 messuages and premises late Mungers, of which AP died seised; surrender to the use of Lord Gage

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/739  9 Jul 1792

Contents:
Admission of Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, on surrender by Thomas Stephens, and his surrender to Francis Gosling and John Wilmot in trust

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/740  27 Sep 1793

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/741  18 Dec 1793

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Wisdom of Whitchurch, Dorset, son of John Wisdom the only brother of Nicholas Wisdom, to a messuage, Portland Barn and land

Surrender  SAS/G20/742  11 Mar 1795

Contents:
By William Young of 3a called Hawkins to the use of Lord Gage

Grant  SAS/G20/743  17 Nov 1801

Contents:
Lord of the manor to Thomas Mockett of West Firle, yeoman, of 3a called Hawkins, late Youngs, before Pollards, for life, in trust for Lord Gage

Warrant  SAS/G20/744  6 May 1797

Contents:
Charles Gilbert to vacate a conditional surrender of 10 Apr 1762 by John Fennall to the use of CG of Lewes, gent

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/745  18 Nov 1801

Contents:
Admission of Mary Fennall widow of John Fennall to a messuage, barn, shop and 1 rood called Clares Hawe otherwise Culverhawe, quitrent 10d

Power of attorney  SAS/G20/746  30 Mar 1803

Contents:
Thomas Wisdom of Winterborne, Dorset, officer of excise, to his brother William Wisdom of Glynde, shopkeeper, to surrender a messuage, quitrent 6d, to the use of Lord Gage

Surrender by Thomas Wisdom to the use of Lord Gage  SAS/G20/747  24 Oct 1803

Minutes of a court baron: Wisdom to Gage  SAS/G20/748  8 Dec 1803

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/749  8 Jan 1805

Contents:
Admission of John Stanford, only son of John Stanford late of Rodmell, yeoman, (only brother of Sally the wife of John Towner) to a messuage with a shop, theretofore a barn, and ½a of land in West Firle, late George Stephens, quitrent 4d, of which Sally Towner died seised; common recovery

Surrender  SAS/G20/750  8 Jan 1805

Contents:
By William Towner to the use of Lord Gage of premises as in SAS/G20/749

Minutes of a court baron: Towner to Gage  SAS/G20/751  24 Oct 1805

Admission (out of court)  SAS/G20/752  20 Jul 1809

Contents:
John Fennall, only son of John Fennell late of West Firle, yeoman, deceased, to a messuage and premises called Clares Hawe otherwise Culver Hawe

Surrender by John Fennall to the use of his will  SAS/G20/753  19 Jan 1811

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/754  1 Mar 1813

Contents:
Admission of Gosling and Wilmot and their surrender to Lord Gage

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/755  22 May 1815

Contents:
John Fennall of West Firle, shopkeeper, to the use of Thomas Johnston the younger of Lewes, grocer, for £500, of a messuage and premises called Clares Hawe

Absolute surrender by John Fennall to Thomas Johnston for £240  SAS/G20/756  28 Mar 1817

Admission (out of court) of Thomas Johnston on surrender in SAS/G20/756  SAS/G20/757  27 Sep 1817

Extract from court all a conditional surrender  SAS/G20/835  19 Jan 1725

Contents:
Walter Stephens of a messuage, barn, garden, orchard and 1a of land called Couchacre in West Firle, before Barndens and 2a in the Common fields of West Firle called Darnwell, the said 2a (to demesne lands of the manor, E and N, to lands of John Simmond, W and to land of John Pierce, S); theretofore the lands of Thomas Peckham and late of John Barnden deceased; a barn and eight separate pieces of arable land and meadow containing 11a in West Firle, with pasture for 20 sheep
4a Of arable and meadow called Jolleys and common of pasture for 20 sheep
To the use of Stephen Heaver of Lewes, tailor; with receipts for interest endorsed and warrant to vacate the same dated 20 May 1754

Surrender  SAS/G20/836  2 Aug 1743

Contents:
Nicholas Stone and Sarah his wife, pursuant to the will of her father John Holmwood of the Cliffe near Lewes, surgeon, deceased, of 8a in West Firle called Colvills, quitrent 4s 6d; also 4a called Steynes, quitrent 8s 6d, late her brother John Homwood and before Thomas Paine's gent; to the use of Sarah Stone for life, remainder to James Burt of Tarring Neville, yeoman, a kinsman of John Holmwood the elder

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/837  20 Apr 1744

Contents:
Presentment of the last surrender by Nicholas Stone and Sarah his wife
Alienation by Thomas Payne and others, heirs of Richard Paine, of a messuage &c and a croft of land in West Firle called Stophams quitrent 5s and 1a, quitrent 2d and 12a quitrent 1d, to John Holmwood who is since deceased
Death of Robert Pierce seised of several tenements with 24a of customary land called New Elm in West Firle in West Firle, quitrent 25s and 2 hens, price 4d also of another tenement called Levetts, quitrent 10s 1d and 1 hen; 3a 3r, quitrent 8s 6d; heriot a red ox, compounded for at £5 5s Od; Rp devised the premises to his cousin Thomas Mocket
RP also held certain freeholds, quitrent 2d; heriot a black ox

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/838  1 Jun 1744

Contents:
Admission of Sarah Stone under surrender dated 2 Aug 1743
Admission of Henry Shelley (an infant) youngest son of Thomas Shelley, to a messuage and garden in West Firle, quitrent 12d, of which TS lately died seised

Bond in £200  SAS/G20/839  2 Sep 1741

Contents:
William hilton of West Firle, farmer, to Henry Burges of Glynde, wheelwright, on a conditional surrender of three tenements and 9½a of land in West Firle, quitrent 10s 10d and 4a called Hooks, quitrent 3s 4d
Endorsed: receipt for principal and interest; 16 Oct 1744

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/840  16 Oct 1744

Contents:
William Hilton and his wife Mary to the use of Henry Burges of Glynde, wheelwright, of the premises as in SAS/G20/839 for £150

Account of Richard Ellis of Seaford, schoolmaster, of money received for quitrents of the manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G20/841  29 Sep 1746


Related information: For accounts of Richard Ellis for 1746-1747, see SAS/G17/16

Account of Richard Ellis as SAS/G841  SAS/G20/842  29 Sep 1748


Related information: For accounts of Richard Ellis for 1746-1747, see SAS/G17/16

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/843  2 Nov 1749

Contents:
Acknowledgement of satisfaction by Henry Burges upon conditional surrender by William and Mary Hilton; absolute surrender by WH and his wife Mary to the use of Ann Burges of Glynde, spinster

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/844  22 Jan 1751

Contents:
Death of Sarah Stone who held for life certain copyholds; she also held freely for life, by quitrent 5s a messuage, barn and a croft called Stephans otherwise Stephens and 1a called Bredneux, quitrent 2s and also ½a quitrent 1d; with draft

Minutes of a court: admission of James Burt to lands which Sarah Stone held for life  SAS/G20/845  22 Mar 1751

Minutes of a court  SAS/G20/846  3 Mar 1752

Contents:
Surrender by William Barnden to the use of Samuel Young of West Firle, yeoman, and his admission
Acknowledgement by Thomas Picknall and his wife Ann to hold by fealty ½a in Troy Town late Gates's and formerly Yokehurst's
Licence to Samuel Young to cut down nine pollard elms on his copyhold

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/847  2 Apr 1754

Contents:
Death of Elizabeth Noakes who held for life certain copyholds; admission of her son John Noakes by her husband Lawrence, to the reversion in fee
Surrender by John Noakes to the use of George Stephens the younger of West Firle, wheelwright, and his admission

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/848  30 May 1754

Contents:
William Fennall of a copyhold messuage, barn, shop and 1 rood of land called Clares Hawe otherwise Culver Hawe in West Firle, quitrent 10d, to the use of George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, for £20

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/849  24 Jun 1754

Contents:
Henry Shelley of a customary messuage and garden, quitrent 12d late his father Thomas Shelley's, to the use of Thomas Teeling of West Firle, victualler for £10

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/850  20 Jun 1755

Contents:
Presentment of the last two conditional surrenders and the court then adjourned to the house fo George Stephens the younger till 4 0'clock in the afternoon
Death of James Burt seised of copyholds; he devised to his brother William Burt and Richard Mockett in trust for sale, and they were admitted
James Burt was also seised of freeholds which were likewise devised on trust
Death of Thomas Mockett seised of four copyhold tenements; he devised to his son Richard Mockett, subject to the payment of legacies, and he was admitted
Thomas Mockett was also seised of certain freeholds

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/851  7 Nov 1755

Contents:
Death of James Markwick and Samuel Swane who held jointly as executors of Benjamin Swane of the Cliffe near Lewes, certain lands; SS survived JM; admission of Benjamin Swane, only son and heir of BS deceased, and his surrender to the use of Samuel Durrant of Lewes, gent, who was admitted

Surrender  SAS/G20/852  23 Feb 1756

Contents:
Henry Shelley to the use of Thomas Teeling of West Firle, victualler, of a copyhold messuage and garden, quitrent 12d late his father Thomas Shelley

Memorandum of agreement  SAS/G20/853  23 Feb 1756

Contents:
Thomas Teeling to sell to Thomas Prodger, father-in-law of Henry Shelley, a messuage and premises that day surrendered by the said Henry Shelley

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/854  18 May 1756

Contents:
Surrender by Mary Cheesman to the use of Thomas Munger of West Firle, husbandman, and his wife Ann of copyhold tenements

Licence  SAS/G20/855  7 Feb 1757

Contents:
To Thomas Teeling to cut down trees for repair of buildings and fences

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/856  4 Jun 1757

Contents:
Thomas Teeling of copyhold premises to the use of George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, for £20

Draft of minutes of court  SAS/G20/857  3 Sep 1757

Contents:
Death of William Fennal the elder, who held copyhold messuage and barn, shop and a parcel of land called Clares Hawe otherwise Culver Hawe, containing 1 rood in West Firle; he devised to his son William Fennall, who was admitted; surrender by WF to the use of John Cramp of West firle, cordwainer, who is admitted

Warrant  SAS/G20/858  3 Sep 1757

Contents:
By George Stephens to vacate a conditional surrender by William Fennal the elder

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/859  16 Nov 1757

Contents:
George Stephens of West Firle, wheelwright, of a tenement with house, barn, garden and ½a of land in West Firle, theretofore Bakers, quitrent 6d, to the use of Richard Curley of Brighton, mariner, for £125

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/860  12 Oct 1759

Contents:
Surrender by John Cramp of a copyhold messuage, shop and land called Clares Hawe otherwise Culver Hawe containing 1 rood, quitrent 10d to the use of John Fennall of West Firle, miller; admission of JF and his conditional surrender to the use of George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, for £30

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/861  23 Apr 1760

Contents:
Acknowledgement of satisaction by Richard Curley and surrender by George Stephens of a messuage, barn, shop and ½a of land late Noakes to the use of Sally Stanford of Rodmell, spinster, and her heirs in tail, contingent remainder to John Stanford of Rodmell, yeoman, guardianship of Sally, a minor, granted to her mother Ann Stanford

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/862  11 Apr 1760

Contents:
Surrender by Harry Bridger of a messuage, and 20a with sheepleazes for 40 sheep in West Firle, quitrent 20s, to the use of Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman; heriot a grey mare (£2 10s Od); admission of TS

Licence to Sarah Whiting to let copyholds  SAS/G20/862A  26 May 1760

Surrender  SAS/G20/863  13 Jul 1761

Contents:
George Stephens of a messuage and garden occupied by Henry Banks, to the use of John Stephens of Selmeston, yeoman

Warrant  SAS/G20/864  5 Apr 1762

Contents:
By George Stephens to enter satisfaction on conditional surrender, 12 Oct 1759 by John Fennell

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/865  6 Jun 1766

Contents:
Death of Sarah Whiting who held a messuage and premises to which she was admitted on 15 Nov 1737
Mary Whiting admitted as only surviving daughter and heir of Richard Whiting begotten on the body of his late wife Ann
Death of John Wisdom who held a messuage and Portland Barn, garden to which he was admitted on 15 Nov 1737
Nicholas Wisdom, youngest son, is heir
Death of William Burt who held jointly with Richard Mockett several copyhold tenements

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/866  10 Apr 1762

Contents:
John Fennall to the use of Charles Gilbert of Lewes, gent, of messuage and land called Clares Hawe otherwise Culverhawe

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/867  7 Aug 1767

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens of Preston, yeoman, son of Walter Stephens, on surrender by Richard Mockett of several tenements and 24a called New Elm, quitrent 25s and two hens, and also another tenement and 12a called Levetts, quitrent 10s 1d and one hen, and 3a 3r, quitrent 8s 6d

Minutes of a private court baron  SAS/G20/868  1 Nov 1768

Contents:
Surrender by Ann Burges spinster, of three tenements and 9½a and 4a called Hooks to the use to Thomas Stephens, and his admission
Admission of Nicholas Wisdom to a messuage, barn and land as heir of John Wisdom

Draft minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/869  20 Dec 1769

Contents:
Surrender by Walter Stephens of a messuage, barn and 1a; 2a of arable in the Common Laines called Darnwell, theretofore of Thomas Peckham and formerly of John Barnden; a barn and eight pieces of land containing 11a formerly occupied by Richard Botting and then of Thomas Stephens; common recovery

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/870  4 Feb 1771

Contents:
Death of Walter Stephens seised of four tenements to which he was admitted on 19 Jan 1725; he devised to his daughter Elizabeth Martin for life, with remainder to his godson Joseph Martin

Surrender  SAS/G20/871  8 Jul 1771

Contents:
Richard Mockett of West Firle, gent, of 8a of land called Colvills, quitrent 4s 6d and 4a called Skeynes, quitrent 4s 8d and 11a called Bridgetts otherwise Burges, quitrent 8s to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage

Surrender  SAS/G20/872  23 Apr 1772

Contents:
Thomas Stephens, yeoman, of ½a in a common field called Troy Town (to lands late Burt's E and S, lands of Mrs Ann Picknall, N and lands of John Pierce, W), to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage

Minutes of special court baron  SAS/G20/873  5 Feb 1773

Contents:
Acknowledgement of satisfaction by George Stephens on surrender by Thomas Teeling of 4 Jun 1757; absolute surrender by TT to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage of a copyhold messuage and garden, quitrent 12d; admission of Lord Gage

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/874  22 Oct 1773

Contents:
Death of Mary Whiting, spinster, and admission of Edward Hartfield, only son of Edward Hartfield deceased, who was the only surviving son of Edward Hartfield who married Mary Whiting the only sister of MW's father Richard Whiting, late deceased; surrender by Edward Hartfield the grandson to the use of Thomas Cheesman of West Firle, cordwainer, and re-surrender by Thomas Chessman to Edward Hartfield as security for £200

Surrender  SAS/G20/875  23 Apr 1772

Contents:
George Stephens of 1½a of land in Shornwell Furlong in Troy Town (to land late Burt's W, late Blunding's E); 1a in Midland Furlong late Ballards (to land late Robert Pierce's, then Richard Mockett's, W and late Blundings, E)
One acre in Midland late Ballards (to late Blundens, W and late Burts, E) to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/876  7 Apr 1775

Contents:
Death of Elizabeth Martin who held for life a messuage and 1a called Couch Acre, 2a in Darnwell (to demesnes of the manor, E and N, land formerly of John Simmonds, W and late John Pierce's, S); late the lands of Thomas Peckham; a barn and eight pieces of land containing 11a, 4a called Jolleys and pasture for sheep
Admission of Joseph Martin as devisee under the will of Walter Stephens, and his surrender to the use of Thomas Stephens of Preston

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/877  23 Nov 1775

Contents:
Death of Samuel Young seised of lands as before described, and admission of his youngest son William Young as devisee

Surrender by Mary Whiting to the use of her will  SAS/G20/878  24 Apr 1773

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/879  6 Nov 1773

Contents:
By Thomas Cheesman of a messuage and premises called New Elm to the use of Benjamin Ridge, for £200

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/880  6 Apr 1778

Contents:
Death of Thomas Munger, and admission of his only child Ann Munger, spinster to the reversion on the death of Ann Munger, widow

Minutes of a special court baron of Thomas Chowne, esq  SAS/G20/881  26 Jun 1778

Contents:
Death of Ann Munger, spinster, who held the reversion (as before); admission of Ann Pollard, wife of John Pollar, (late Ann Munger, widow) as devisee

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/882  30 Oct 1778

Contents:
Death of Thomas Stephens who held as follows:-
Several tenements and 24a called New Elm, quitrent 25s
A tenement and 12a called Levetts, quitrent 10s 1d
3a 3r, Quitrent 8s 6d
Late Richard Mockett's
3 Tenements and 9a, quitrent 10s 10d
4a Called Hooks, quitrent 3s 8d
Late Ann Burgess's
A messuage and 1a called Couch Acre late Heavers
2a In Darnwell
A barn and 11a and pasture
4a Called Jolleys
Common of pasture for 20 sheep
Late Joseph Martins's

Extract form the will of George Stephens  SAS/G20/883  27 Oct 1778

Contents:
Devises all messuages, farms and lands to his son Thomas Stephens

Minutes of a court baron  SAS/G20/884  5 Jan 1779

Contents:
Death of George Stephens who held:-
A tenement at New Elm and 16a, quitrent 19s
A tenement and 8a called Wirgars
6a Called Pagens otherwise Peckons, quitrent 16s
2a At Birdlandike otherwise Brodland, quitrent 2s 8d
Admission of only son Thomas Stephens, as devisee
Admission of Alexander Carr and James Cooper as devisees in trust under the will of Thomas Stephens of Preston; fines £121
Admission of Mary Stephens to a cottage and garden late Ince's as devisee of her husband Thomas Stephens

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/885  20 Apr 1780

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens on the death of Geroge Stephens, the only brother and heir of John Stephens, to a messuage and garden, quitrent 2d

Surrender  SAS/G20/886  8 May 1781

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman to the use of Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, of a messuage, barn and 12a of land at New Elm formerly Wades and late Hartfield's, subject to a conditional surrender of 22 Oct 1773, to the use of Andrew Hartfield for £200

Minutes of a general court baron of Thomas Chowne, esq  SAS/G20/887  25 Oct 1781

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens on surrender by Thomas Cheesman to the last named premises

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/888  30 Apr 1783

Contents:
Mercer Durrant of Hawkhurst, Kent, gent (youngest son of Samuel Durrant deceased, the only uncle of Samuel Durrant of Lewes, esq deceased) to John Hoper the younger of Lewes, gent, and William Kent, servant to Charles Gilbert, gent, to receive admission to lands or near Wick Street and to surrender them to Thomas Stephens of West Firle, gent

Minutes of a general court baron  SAS/G20/889  5 Nov 1783

Contents:
Death of Samuel Durrant, esq, who held 4a 3r in or near Wick Street called Wighall, quitrent 4s 6d, and admission of Mercer Durrant, gent (as SAS/G20/888)

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/890  8 May 1784

Contents:
Thomas Stephens of a tenement at New Elm formerly Worgers and other premises to the use of John Hamshar of Rottingdean, gent

Conditional surrender  SAS/G20/891  17 Sep 1785

Contents:
Thomas Stephens of a messuage and 12a at New Elm formerly Wades and late Cheesman's to the use of John Boys of Ashcombe in Lewes St Peter and St Mary Westout, gent

Minutes of a general court baron of Thomas Chowne, esq  SAS/G20/892  14 Dec 1785

Contents:
With presentment of SAS/G20/890-891

Copy of letter of attorney  SAS/G20/893  (19 Jul 1787)

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to John Hoper the younger to receive admission of copyhold premises purchased of Alexander Carr, the surviving devisee in trust of Thomas Stephens of Preston

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/894  25 Jul 1787

Contents:
Surrender by Alexander Carr, surviving devisee in trust of Thomas Stephens of Preston to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage of the premises of which TS died seised as mentioned in court of 30 Oct 1778; admission of Lord Gage; fines £72

Letter of attorney  SAS/G20/895  31 Aug 1787

Contents:
By William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to John Hoper to receive admission to copyholds

Minutes of a special court baron  SAS/G20/896  5 Sep 1787

Contents:
Surrender by Mercer Durrant, gent (by attorney) to the use of Thomas Stephens of 4a 3r in or near Wick Street called Wighall, and admission of TS
Surrender by Thomas Stephens to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage of the following premises:-
2a In Hoppers Furlong, Troy Town (to lands of Lord Gage late Burt's, E and W)
2 Roods in Hoppers Furlong (to lands of Lord Gage, late Burt's E)
1a 16p In Shufflers Furlong (E: Lord Gage)
1 Rood in Upper Westfield (E: Lord Gage, late Picknall's W: the hedge)
1 Rood in Lower Westfield (W: land formerly Stephens, lately purchased by Lord Gage from Alexander Carr; E: the hedge)
Part of the tenement called Worgers and Pagens (the whole of which tenement is part of a farm called New Elm Farm) late George Stephens, quitrent 16s
Also 1a 2r in Hoppers Furlong (E: late Blundens; W: Lord Gage, late Cheesman), part of premises of Mercer Durrant)
And admission of Lord Gage by his attorney
Surrender by Lord Gage to the use of Thomas Stephens of:-
2a (1a 2r 23p) In Dornwell Long Furlong, south end (to lands of the Lord of the manor, N and Thomas Stephens, S)
2r (1r 26p) In Dornwell Long Furlong, north end (to lands of Thomas Stephens, N to 2 roods formerly Burge's, S)
1a (3r 7p) In the Wistes (to Thomas Stephens, E and Lord of the manor, W)
The last three pieces formerly Mockett's
Also 2r (1r 24p) in Dornwell Short Furlong (to the lord of the manor, W and 2a formerly Martin's, E)
2 Roods (1r 26p) in Dornwell Long Furlong, north end (to Thomas Stephens, S to 2 roods formerly Mockett's W)
1r 32p Called Burge's croft or the Hunts Hag
The three last pieces late Ann Burges's

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