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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



FAMILY SETTLEMENTS  [no ref. or date]

Settlement  SAS/G21/1  8 May 1469

Contents:
John Gage, esq and his son William Gage, and George Assheby and his son John Assheby, for the settlement by GA on JA and JG's daughter Eleanor
Lands in Harefield, Middlesex, to the yearly value of £6 13s 4d over all charges
JA to settle on Eleanor all lands that he should therafter inherit or buy to increase Eleanor's jointure to £13 6s 8d
JG and WG to pay John Assheby £100

Lease for 21 years at £6 13s 4d  SAS/G21/2  20 Feb 1474

Contents:
John Gage, esq and William Gage, esq to Robert Thetcher of Tarring St Clere
JG and WG's manor called Toryng Seyntcler with all the demesne lands, rents and services, except the advowson of the church, the homage of free tenants held by knight service, wards, marriages of the free tenants
Liberty reserved to hold courts from three weeks to three in the said manor.

Settlement  SAS/G21/3  14 Apr 1502

Contents:
Richard Guldeford, kt, controller of the king's household, with John Gage of Burstow, Surrey, gent; JG to marry RG's daughter Philippa
RG to pay to JG £200, to be secured by a grant of a rentcharge of £66 13s 4d out of his great marsh called Guyldefords Merssh (in the parish of Rye deleted) with a bond by four persons to be agreed
RG to 'bear and pay the costs and charges of the apparell of Philippa the day of the said marriage and also the costs and charges of the dinner and supper at the same day'; JG to settle manors and lands on Philippa to the yearly value of £40

Settlement  SAS/G21/4  1 Sep 1502

Contents:
Richard Guldeford, kt and John Gage, esq, to declare the uses, by way of jointure for RG's daughter Philippa and wife of JG, of a recovery in Trinity term 1502 made by RG, Edmund Dudley, esq, Thomas Islay, esq, Richard Saunder, John Assheherst, Harry Saunder, John Fenner [recte Fermer - see SAS/G21/8] and John Jurdan against JG of the manors of Aston Clinton in Buckinghamshire and Heighton [St Clere], Sussex, of the value of £40 and much more

Counterpart settlement  SAS/G21/5  15 Dec 1527

Contents:
John Gage, kt, vice-chamberlain of the king, and Christopher Baynham, kt and his son and heir George Baynham, esq; GB to marry JG's daughter Cecile
Mutual covenants by the fathers to apparel Cecile and George on the day of the marriage 'in such seemly manner as shall appertain to her and his degree'.
The manor of Abinghall, Gloucestershire, and Bickerton, Herefordshire, to be granted as the jointure of Cecile; other lands in Gloucestershire mentioned, including Ruardean, Bokenor, Harthyll, Bledeyslowe, Newland, Staunton, Hewelsfield, Hathweys and St Briavels

Bond  SAS/G21/6  15 Dec 1527

Contents:
By Christopher Baynham, kt and George Baynham to John Gage, kt in £666 13s 4d for performance of covenants in SAS/G21/5

Settlement  SAS/G21/7  20 May 1528

Contents:
Christopher Baynham, kt (son and heir of Alice Denys, late the wife of Thomas Baynham, kt and daughter of William Walwyn, esq) and his son and heir George Baynham to Henry Guldeford, kt, John Gage, kt, William Kyngeston, kt, Antony Poyntz, kt, John Baker, gent, recorder of London, Henry Browne, esq (son and heir of Matthew Browne, kt), John Guldefrod, esq (son and heir of George Guldeford, esq), Nicholas Poyntz, esq (son and heir of AP), and Edward Gage and James Gage (sons of JG)
The manors of Abinghall, Gloucestershire and the capital messuage or site of the manor of Bickerton in Bickerton, Herefordshire

Re-enfeoffment  SAS/G21/8  16 May 1530

Contents:
Richard Saunder of Charlwood in Surrey, gent, at the request of John Gage, kt to William Fitzwilliam, kt, Henry Guldeford, kt, Anthony Browne, kt, Henry Browne, esq, John Shelley, gent, Edward Belyngeham, John Guldeford, Richard Bray, Stephen Rootis and Thomas Pellond
The manor of Heighton [St Clere], which RS (with Edmund Dudley, esq, Thomas Islay, esq, John Assheherst, Harry Saunder, John Fermer and John Jurdan, all now dead), recovered against JG, then esquire, in Trinity term 1502
Thomas Alye and Edmund Standen attorneys to deliver seisin.
W: John Parker, gent, George Darell, John Staple, John Coby, Richard Blynkynsop, Thomas Penherst

Quitclaim  SAS/G21/9  20 Feb 1531

Contents:
William Bysshe of Burstow and William Smyth of Burstow, yeoman, to John Gage, kt, Henry Guldeford, kt, Anthony Broune, kt and Henry Broune, esq
A piece of ground 69' x 33' with a house thereon in the southeast corner of the churchyard of Burstow

Re-enfeoffment  SAS/G21/10  4 Jun 1532

Contents:
John Gage, kt, William Pelham, kt and Christopher More, gent, to William Fitzwilliam, kt, Anthony Browne, kt, Henry Browne, esq, John Shelley, gent, Edward Belyngeham, John Guldeford, Richard Bray, Stephen Rootis and Thomas Pellond in trust for JG and his wife Philippa
Two messuages, two tofts, 25a of land in Firle and Heighton late Thomas Algar, in which they (with John Guldeforde who released 31 May 1532 and Richard Guldeforde, John Rote and Thomas Polsted, now dead) were enfeoffed by Henry Coby and Thomas Thatcher to the use of JG, 5 May 1521 [for which see SAS/G4/43]
Edmund Standen and William Balarde attorneys to deliver seisin

Settlement  SAS/G21/11  4 Aug 1536

Contents:
John Gage, kt with John Parker of Willingdon, esq; JG's son and heir Edward Gage to marry JP's daughter Elizabeth Parker
JP to pay JG £200 and EG and Elizabeth £50
JG to settle upon EG and Elizabeth lands to the yearly value of 40 marks, and on Elizabeth lands to the value of 20 marks over and above the 40 marks.
JP to pay JG £20 towards the apparell of Elizabeth and JG covenants 'to apparell as well the said Edward as the said Elizabeth meet and convenient at and for the said day of marriage'

Grant  SAS/G21/12  6 Jun 1537

Contents:
John Gage, kt to his son and heir Edward Gage and his wife Elizabeth, in pursuance of a contract with John Parker, esq
The manor of Burstow, Surrey, and all messuages and land belonging in Burstow, Horne, and Nutfield, Surrey
W to seisin: John Parker, Nicholas Pelham, esq, Christopher Sakevyle, gent, John More of Wivelsfield, Richard Esterfyld, Maurice Welles, Richard Bray steward of the court of Nicholas Burstowe, John Smyth, William Smyth, John Bray, William Byssh, Thomas Gylmyn, William Cowper, John Chart, 15 Oct 1539

Grant  SAS/G21/13  5 Jul 1537

Contents:
John Gage, kt to John Peckden, William Crent (Grent on livery of seisin)
1 The manor of Heighton [St Clere], which William Fitzwilliam, kt and others lately had to the use of JG and his wife Phillippa by demise of Richard Saunder of Charlwood, 16 May 1530
2 Two messuages, two tofts and 25a of land in Firle and Heighton sometime of Thomas Algar, which JG (with William Pelham and Richard Guldeford and others) had to the use of JG by sale of Henry Cobye and Thomas Thetcher, 5 May 1521
3 Lands purchased from John Bolney of Bolney, esq, and also 13a 1½r lying dispersed in West Firleand 13a 3r in Smythforland in West Firle; and all lands and common in Compton in West Firle which JG acquired of John Bolney, with a carrying or drove way across land of John Bolney called the East Gardeyne to part of the lands between the East Gardeyne and the Downs which JG also acquired of John Bolney by charter, 12 May 1532
4 The manor of Hosiers and all messuages belonging in West Firle which JG purchased from Giles Fynes, esq, 4 May 1532
5 Lands in West Firle late purchased from John Selwyn late of Alfriston: Alcotts (3a), Herst (5a) and 2a of pasture between JG's lands called Tynacres, a linck (1a) by charter of 20 Nov 1527
6 Lands called Peverells in Exceat [in Westdean] late purchased from Thomas West, kt, Lord 1a Ware, 4 Jul 1536
W to seisin: Thomas Pellond, Nicholas Virgo, Robert Jakes, Richard Frengh, John Ballard, John Thomas the younger, Thomas Colvyle, Thomas Thomas, William Crouche, William Bonwyk, Richard Alwerk, Isabel Tompsett, widow, Richard Thetcher, 7 Jul 1537

Settlement  SAS/G21/14  7 Jul 1537

Contents:
John Peckdene and William Crent to John Gage, kt and his wife Philippa, and JG's heirs
Manors lands acquired as SAS/G21/13
W to seisin: Thomas Pellond, Nicholas Virgo, Robert Jakes, Richard Frengh, John Ballard, John Thomas the younger, Thomas Colvyle, Thomas Thomas, William Crouche, William Bonwyk, Richard Alwerk, Agnes Alwerk, widow, Isabel Tompsett, widow, Richard Thetcher, Richard Colvyle, Richard Joyner, Robert Ballard, John Thomas the elder, John Yong, William Rolf, John Homewood, who re-attorned tenants to JG and PG, 7 Jul 1537

Duplicate of SAS/G21/14  SAS/G21/15  7 Jul 1537

Bond in £400  SAS/G21/16  22 Feb 1544

Contents:
John Guldeford of Benenden, Kent, kt to John Gage, kt for performance of covenants in deeds of even date between JG, John Baker, kt and Edward Gage, esq, and JG

Signet letters  SAS/G21/17  16 Jun 1519

Contents:
By the king informing the keeper of Sodbury Park, Gloucester that he had given to Lady Guylford 'the holder' a buck in summer and a doe in winter to be taken yearly; Windsor Castle

Assignment of a lease  SAS/G21/18  20 Feb 1522

Contents:
Anthony Poynes, kt, and his wife Joan, late the wife of Richard Guldeford, kt, deceased, to Master Thomas Larck, clerk, and Henry Guldeford, kt
A tenement with window closet or prospect into the church of the Blackfriars next Ludgate, with all other chambers, kitchens, store-room, larder, cellars, solars and other buildings of office and with a waterduct leading into the said kitchen and garden and other places hitherto in the tenure of RG within the close or cloister of the Friars in London, leased to RG and Joan for 40 years at 8 marks by Morgan Johns, STP, deceased, then prior of the house of Friars Preachers next Ludgate, London and the convent, 31 Jan 1506
Assignment with the licence of the prior and convent of 12 Feb 1522, to the use of TL for life and to his executors for a year and a day after his decease, then HG to permit Joan, if alive, to have and hold the tenement to her own use for life
W: John Poynes, esq, John Wynde, gent; 21 Feb 1522

Receipts  SAS/G21/19  Sep, Dec 1529

Contents:
Richard Hurdman to Anthony Poynes, kt, for rent of a great place at Lamberts Hill due to the chamber of London at 29 Sep and 25 Dec 1529

Receipted bill  SAS/G21/20  1532

Contents:
Of William Botrye of London against Anthony Poynis, kt, for black cloth delivered to named servants 1515-1532 received from Sir George Morland, 18 Jul 1532 and 19 Nov 1532

Receipt under seal  SAS/G21/21  10 May 1532

Contents:
John Babham to the use of Margaret [Plantagenet], Countess of Salisbury, to John Gage, kt for all evidences and writings (listed in detail) concerning the manor of Aston Clinton otherwise Aston Chercy, and land in Buckland and Wendover, Buckinghamshire, lately sold by JG to the countess

Inventory of plate in the house of Acton  SAS/G21/22  24 Dec 1532

Contents:
With particulars of items delivered to Nicholas Poyntz esq, son and heir of Anthony Poyntz, kt, and John Poynts, gent

Copy of SAS/G21/22  SAS/G21/23  24 Dec 1532

Receipt  SAS/G21/24  24 Dec 1532

Contents:
Nicholas Poyntz, esq, to Jane Guldeford, widow, for £40 for the farm of Berton Hundred and Sodbury, Gloucestershire due to the king

Receipt  SAS/G21/25  24 Dec 1532

Contents:
Nicholas Poyntz, esq, son and heir of Anthony Poyntz, kt and John Poyntz to Jane Guldeford, widow, for silver plate listed in SAS/G21/22-23 delivered to them

Inventory of household effects  SAS/G21/26  nd [c 1520]

A small roll

List of plate with division between Jane Guldeford and Nicholas Poyntz  SAS/G21/27  nd [1532]

Note of the annual values of the lands which Anthony Poyntz, kt, held at his death  SAS/G21/28  nd [c1520]

General release  SAS/G21/29  12 May 1533

Contents:
Nicholas Poyntz of Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, esq, one of the executors of his father Anthony Poyntz, kt, to AP's widow Jane Gyldeford

Appointment of dower  SAS/G21/30  14 May 1533

Contents:
Jane Gyldeford late wife of Anthony Poyntz, kt, deceased, and his son, heir and executor Nicholas Poyntz, esq
The manors of Elkstone and Stanshawes, Gloucestershire by way of dower and for the sale to Jane of half AP's goods, plate and household stuff in her dwellinghouse of the Black Friars of London or elsewhere in the city of London or the suburbs

Bond  SAS/G21/31  15 May 1533

Contents:
Nicholas Poyntz to Jane Gyldeford for performance of covenants in SAS/G21/30

Lease  SAS/G21/32  24 May 1533

Contents:
Nicholas Poyntz to Jane Gyldeford, for life
A close of pasture in Stanshawes in Gloucestershire, occupied by John Packer of Wapley
In consideration of her acceptance of the manors of Elkstone and Stanshawes, Gloucestershire; rent, a red rose 'if it be lawfully asked'

Receipt for £33 6s 8d  SAS/G21/33  1 Nov 1533

Contents:
Nicholas Poyntz to Jane Guldeforde (by Humphrey Bollonde, gent) in part payment of £200 due under deed of 14 May 1533

Receipt for £66 13s 4d  SAS/G21/34  28 Jan 1534

Contents:
Nicholas Poyntz to Jane Guldeforde, half as part of the £100 for which he has sold her the moiety of her goods in her house in the London Blackfriars, valued at £180

Receipt for £66 13s 4d  SAS/G21/35  8 Feb 1534

Contents:
Thomas Parry 'servant unto Master Nicholas Poyntz esquier' to Jane Guldeford (by Humphrey Bowland, gent)

Receipt for £34  SAS/G21/36  7 Nov 1535

Contents:
Nicholas Poyntz (autograph) to Jane Gyldeford (by James Fauset)

Receipt as SAS/G21/36 for £12 13s 4d  SAS/G21/37  7 Feb 1536

Counterpart agreement  SAS/G21/38  24 May 1538

Contents:
Jane Gyldeford and Nicholas Poyntz, kt, for the delivery by JG of all the household stuff at the manor place of Hill in Gloucestershire, which she was to have the use of for life and then to leave it to NP under deed of 14 May 1533

Quittance  SAS/G21/39  16 Nov 1541

Contents:
Thomas [Cranmer], archbishop of Canterbury, by authority of the king to John Gage, kt and William Pennystone, kt as executors of the will of Jane Guldeforde, of the need to exhibit an inventory or any further account; subscribed: Thomas Argall

Settlement  SAS/G21/40  26 May 1559

Contents:
Edward Gage, kt and Elizabeth Copley, widow of Roger Copley, kt; EG's son and heir John Gage to marry RC and EC's daughter Margaret Copley
EC to pay EG 700 marks (200 marks on the day of marriage and the residue a year later at the mansion house of EG's brother Robert Gage, esq at St Mary Overy, Southwark
EG to convey lands to the value of £50 a year to JG and Margaret.
EG to find for the said John and Margaret and their children and three of their men servants and one of their women servants in his house convenient meat, drink and lodging, with convenient allowance and finding for their horses and geldings (for themselves one horse or gelding and for every of their men servants one horse or gelding and for one of their women servants one horse or gelding)

Bond  SAS/G21/41  29 May 1559

Contents:
Of Elizabeth Copley of Gatton, Surrey, to Edward Gage, kt in 1000 marks for performance of covenants in SAS/G21/40

Settlement  SAS/G21/42  1 Nov 1566

Contents:
Edward Gage, kt and John Thatcher, esq; JT's son James Thatcher to marry EG's daughter Mary
W: Anthony Mountague, Robert Pentress, Thomas Palmar, John Coppley

Counterpart of SAS/G21/42  SAS/G21/43  1 Nov 1566

Bond  SAS/G21/44  1 Nov 1566

Contents:
Of Edward Gage, kt to John Thatcher of Priesthawes in Westham for performance of covenants in SAS/G21/42-43 (cancelled)

Bond as SAS/G21/44  SAS/G21/45  1 Nov 1566

Contents:
By John Thatcher to Edward Gage, kt

Answers  SAS/G21/46  5 Oct 1566

Contents:
Of Thomas Stradlyng to the articles of Edward Gage, kt, 27 Sep 1566, concerning a marriage between Edward Stradlyng and EG's daughter [Agnes]; includes valuation of TS's mansion of West Place and manors in Coity and Coychurch, [Glamorgan]

Settlement  SAS/G21/47  20 Jan 1567

Contents:
Edward Gage, kt and Thomas Stradlinge of St Donats, Glamorganshire, kt; TS's son and heir Edward Stradlinge has married EG's daughter Agnes, for providing a jointure for Agnes in lands in Glamorgan
W: Edward Stradlynge, Anthony Gage, Thomas Mawndvyll, clerk

Bond  SAS/G21/48  20 Jan 1567

Contents:
Of Thomas Stradling, kt to Edward Gage, kt for performance of covenants in SAS/G21/47

Receipt  SAS/G21/49  19 Apr 1567

Contents:
Thomas Stradling to Edward Gage, kt for £200 in full satisfaction of £500 due 'to me for the marriage of his daughter to my son'

Settlement  SAS/G21/50  2 Aug 1567

Contents:
John Thetcher of Westham, esq with Edward Gage, kt; JT's son and heir James Thetcher, gent, has married EG's daughter Mary
1 The house place and site place of the manor of Mersham with land (details) in Fairlight and Pett, occupied by Matthew Terrye by lease for 17 years, 1 Jun 1561
2 The Reches in Pett, let to John Taylor and Edward Terrye at will
3 3a And part of Gatfylde Marsh in Pett, let to William Bedell
4 Phillips Land (50a) in Fairlight, let to Robert Drinker for 21 years
5 Motes Land in Failight, let to William Hornbye
6 20a Marsh, part of The Fother, let to Hugh Carter
7 Gardeners Hill and other land (details) in Westham, let to Thomas Wood for 21 years from the death of Stephen Bert
8 Land called John Harrys, The Dene Wyshe and Spon Fyelde in Ringmer and Laughton, let to John Levinge for 7 years
9 20a, Part of the More Park in Ringmer, let to John Aptot for 21 years
10 Tenement and 4a meadow called the Den Howse in Ringmer, let to Henry Tester for 21 years
11 Clarkes Lands (10a) in Laughton, let to Richard Warde at will
12 Chambers Wyshe otherwise Clarkes Wyshe in Laughton, let to William Page at will
13 Sundry pieces of land called Groveland, Ambrose Land and Pewrege in Hellingly, let to William Reve for 21 years, 18 Aug 1560
W: John Fawkenor, William Grynt, Thomas Churchar, John Fawkener

Settlement  SAS/G21/51  4 Aug 1567

Contents:
John Thetcher to Thomas Parker, kt, Edward Gage of Little Horsted, esq, Anthony Gage, son of Edward Gage, kt and Thomas Rootes of Hailsham, gent
Premises mentioned in SAS/G21/50
W to seisin: Robert Drinker, George Wetheres, Robert Tokey, Thomas lewkenour, Matthew Terrye, and attornment by RD and MT, 20 Aug 1567

Receipt for £133 6s 8d  SAS/G21/52  12 Dec 1567

Contents:
John Thetcher to Edward Gage, kt in part payment of £500 due for a marriage between JT's son James Thetcher and EG's daughter Mary Gage; £12 of the sum received in a bargain of wood

Receipt as SAS/G21/52 for £133 6s 8d  SAS/G21/53  10 Nov 1568

Receipt as SAS/G21/52  SAS/G21/54  28 Nov 1569

Contents:
By John Thetcher to John Gage of West Firle, son and executor of Edward Gage, kt

Receipt for £150  SAS/G21/55A  28 Mar 1570

Contents:
Anthony Kempe of Olantigh, Kent, esq to John Gage 'brother of my wife Margery' in part payment of £216 13s 4d given by JG 'of his mere good will and liberality' over and above £500 given by the will of her father Edward Gage, kt

Receipt for £100 as SAS/G21/52  SAS/G21/55B  22 Nov 1570

Contents:
By John Thetcher of Westham, esq, to John Gage, esq, executor of his father Edward Gage, kt, by the hand of his brother Thomas Gage

Re-settlement (revocation of uses)  SAS/G21/56  10 Aug 1591

Contents:
John Gage of uses declared in a settlement (Anthony Kempe, James Thatcher and Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield] trustees), 4 Jul 1580, concerning the manors of Heighton St Clere and other manors (named) in Sussex and Surrey
W: George Cotton, Francis Eyerman, Christopher Johnson, Thomas Gildredge, Thomas Bawcom

Duplicate of SAS/G21/56  SAS/G21/57  10 Aug 1591

Contents:
W: Thomas Gilderege, Henry Collins, Henry Cruse

Re-settlement (revocation of uses)  SAS/G21/58  12 Aug 1591

Contents:
John Gage, esq of uses concerning the manor of Earsham otherwise Hailsham declared by deed of 20 Feb 1585

Grant  SAS/G21/59  20 Sep 1595

Contents:
John Gage, esq, to John Carril, kt, and Henry Guldeforde, esq
A yearly rent of £26 13s 4d issuing out of all his manors and lands in Firle from his death until his niece Elizabeth Gage, daughter of his brother Thomas Gage, esq, deceased, should attain the age of 22, the rent to be employed towards her maintenance
W: Francis Eyerman, Henry Collins, Henry Cruse
Endorsed: Elizabeth Gage was born on [24 Aug] 1585

Counterpart grant of annuity  SAS/G21/60  20 Apr 1598

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to Elizabeth Gage, daughter of Robert Gage of Haling [in Croydon, Surrey], esq, deceased, for life
Of an annuity of £10 issuing out of all JG's messuages and lands in Firle
In consideration of her great care and paines in the education and bringing up of John, Elizabeth and Mary Gage, children of Thomas Gage, esq, deceased, and of her continuing among the children until they are married 'or otherwise disposed of'

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G21/61  2 May 1611

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to Anthony Rooper of Eltham, Kent, esq and Richard Hoskins of the Middle Temple, London, gent, in trust
The manors of Heighton St Clere, Hosiers, Eckington, Ersham, Bestnover, Exceat, Friston, Ranscombe, Maresfield and Shovelstrode
W: John Guilderedge

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G21/62  20 May 1611

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, Anthony Rooper of Eltham, Kent, esq and Richard Hoskins of the Middle Temple, London, gent, with Edward Gage of Wormesley, Hereford, esq and Walter Hendley of Maidstone, Kent, gent
The manors described in SAS/G21/61
W: Thomas Knight, Edward Cropley, Francis Yate, Thomas Brand, John Bawcombe

Counterpart of SAS/G21/62  SAS/G21/63  20 May 1611

Settlement  SAS/G21/64  5 Jun 1611

Contents:
Henry Guldeford of Hempsted in Kent, kt and Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq (surviving executors of John Gage of Firle deceased, uncle of John Gage of Firle, esq), with the consent of John Gage; JG to contract a marriage with Penelope Trenchard, widow of George Trenchard the younger, kt, and daughter of Thomas [Darcy], Lord Darcye of Chichester
W: Richard Hoskyns, William Thomas, servant to Henry Guyldeford, kt, Francis Yate, John Bawcombe, John Guilderedge, Richard Cooper; John Southcot (to EG), 27 Jun 1611

Counterpart of SAS/G21/64  SAS/G21/65  5 Jun 1611

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G21/66  12 Jun 1611

Contents:
Edward Gage, esq and Walter Hendley against Anthony Rooper and Richard Hoskyns the manors named in SAS/G21/61

Settlement  SAS/G21/67  24 Jun 1611

Contents:
Elizabeth Kitson of Hengrave, Suffolk, widow and Thomas Darcy, esq, son and heir apparent of Thomas [Darcy], Lord Darcy of Chich and TD the son's sister Penelope Trenchard, widow, and John Gage of Firle, esq; JG to marry PT for the provision by JG for PT of manors and lands to the yearly value of £400 and after the death of JG and his uncle George Gage, of marshlands near Pevensey of the yearly value of £100
Rents arising from the manors of Lychett Matravers, the capital messuage and demesnes of Wolverton and Little Barton, Dorset brought into settlement by EK
W: Robert bacon, William Forster, Francis Yate, Richard Hoskyns

Settlement (deed to declare the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G21/68  28 Jun 1611


Related information: For a draft see SAS/G39/2

Contents:
John Gage, esq and Elizabeth Kitson, widow, Thomas Darcy, esq, Penelope Trenchard, widow, and John Hobart, kt to declare the uses by way of jointure for PT of the manors named in deed of 20 May 1611 (SAS/G21/62)
1 The manors of Exceat and Friston with lands called Exceat, South Court, Friston and Crowlink, occupied by John Abrooke and John Fletcher
2 The manor of Shovelstrode [in East Grinstead]
3 Marshland (described) near Pevensey Bridge, occupied by Henry Tichborne, Daniel Questeed and George Gage the elder, esq
Reserved: Shovelstrode Woods (54a late occupied by John Cumber and 56a by Stephen Faulkner) now in coppice; JG covenants to new build a convenient dwelling-house on the site of the manor of Shovelstrode for PT should she survive him

Counterpart of SAS/G21/68  SAS/G21/69  28 Jun 1611

Counterpart release  SAS/G21/70  26 Dec 1611

Contents:
Mary Darcye with Thomas [Darcy], Lord Darcye, John Gage and his wife Penelope and Mary Darcye to Henry Smyth of Cressing Temple, Essex, esq, and William Smythe of Cressing Temple in respect of a payment of £1000 part of the proceeds of the sale of Oakford Fitzpayne, Dorset
W: John Guilderedge, John Clarke, John Dybbley

Mortgage (grant of annuity) for £200  SAS/G21/71  24 Feb 1617

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to Henry Bedingfeild of Oxborough, Norfolk, kt, and William Thursby of Bocking, Essex, gent
An annuity of £20 charged on a farm (64a) occupied by John Younge, before William Susan; a farm and 51a, 3a meadow and land called Hollapfeild, occupied by William Earle; and the houses, buildings, barns and stables on them, all in Ripe
W: William Cobbes, John Daniell, Roland Mather, S Railton
Cancelled by cutting

Release for £4  SAS/G21/72  23 Apr 1618

Contents:
George Rivers, kt, Thomas Ravenscrofte, esq and Francis Poulton, esq, deputies of Thomas [Howard], Earl Suffolk, Lord High Treasurer, and Fulk Greville, kt, chancellor of the exchequer, to Edward Gage, Walter Hendley, Anthony Rooper and Richard Hoskyns for alienating the manors of Exceat, Ranscombe, Bestnover and Shovelstrode without licence

Counterpart settlement  SAS/G21/73  22 Feb 1619


Related information: For the counterpart, see SAS/G6/4

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], under a power in the settlements of 20 May and 28 Jun 1611
W: William Cobbs, William Cooke, Walter Rhetorick, Roland Mather, John Burges

Re-settlement  SAS/G21/74  22 Feb 1619

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, Anthony Rooper, John Thetcher, Richard Hoskins and Edward Gage, Walter Hendley and John Gilderidge of Firle, gent, revoking of old uses in various manors and creating new ones

Re-settlement (revocation of uses)  SAS/G21/75  18 Jan 1624

Contents:
John Gage, bt, and Edward Guildeford, John Thetcher and Edward Gage revoking former uses and declaring the use to be for JG
W: John Fines, Richard Hoskyns, Christopher Herbert, John Guilderedge, John Meeres, Edmund Brooke, Thomas Taylor, James Rootes, Martin Hore, William Barnes, Roger Parkinson, John White

Counterpart of SAS/G21/75  SAS/G21/76  18 Jan 1624

Re-settlement  SAS/G21/77  5 Jun 1629

Contents:
John Gage, bt, Edward Guildeford, John Carrill and John Thetcher revoking the uses declared by deed of 9 Feb 1624 of the manors of Heighton St Clere, Hosiers, Ranscombe, Eckington, Compton Berwick otherwise Berwick St Johns, Lamport, Bestnover, Exceat, Friston, Maresfield and Shovelstrode, and the manor of Hedgecourt in Surrey

Counterpart of SAS/G21/77  SAS/G21/78  5 Jun 1629

Re-settlement  SAS/G21/79  23 Jun 1629

Contents:
John Gage, bt, with Edward Guildeford, esq, son and heir of Henry Guildeford of Hempsted, Kent, kt, John Carrill, esq, son and heir of John Carrill of Warnham, kt, John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq, Thomas Pordage of Rodmersham, Kent, esq and Edward Smyth, gent, son and heir of George Smyth of Sandhill [in Framfield], esq
The manors mentioned in deed of 5 Jun 1629 (SAS/G21/77); reserving the hundred and manor of Alciston and the manor of Earsham otherwise Hailsham and lands in Hailsham, marshlands in Pevensey and Hooe (named and including Great and Little Dungeons) and Standen Farm in East Grinstead, occupied by Thomas Baucombe
In favour of JG's son and heir Thomas Gage, and his sons John, Edward and Henry and any other issue he might have

Counterpart of SAS/G21/79  SAS/G21/80  23 Jun 1629

Feoffment  SAS/G21/81  23 Jun 1629

Contents:
By John Gage as SAS/G21/79 with libery of seisin in Sussex and Surrey

Counterpart of SAS/G21/81  SAS/G21/82  23 Jun 1629

Settlement (deed to declare the uses of a deed of 20 Jun 1629) as SAS/G21/79  SAS/G21/83  6 Jul 1629

Counterpart of SAS/G21/83  SAS/G21/84  6 Jul 1629

Settlement  SAS/G21/85  4 Jan 1631


Related information: For a related transaction, see SAS/G46/3

Contents:
Francis Petre, esq, second son of Thomas Petre of Cranham, Essex, esq, deceased and his wife Elizabeth, and John Gage, bt, and his daughter Elizabeth Petre, wife of FP, declaring the uses of a deed of 1 Oct 1621 as a jointure for EP of the manor and advowson of Cranham

Counterpart assignment for £450  SAS/G21/86  25 May 1633

Contents:
George Gage of Drury Lane, Middlesex, esq, John Stradlinge of St Donats, Glamorgan, kt, and bt, and Edward Stradlinge of St Donats, kt, to Augustine Belson of Brill, Buckinghamshire, esq and Edward Smith of Sandhill [in Framfield], gent
1 Annuity of £80 10s for 45 years and 5 months granted to James Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq and Richard Carye of the Inner Temple, gent by John Gage, esq, deceased and charged upon the manor of Heighton St Clere and lands in West Firle, 30 Nov 1594, and assigned (details) to JS and ES, 5 Dec 1624
2 A rent of £13 6s 8d out of certain iron mills in Maresfield, vested in GG, JS and ES
W: Lewis Sharpe, William Cubbidge
Endorsed: statement by John Gage that the sums were due to his cousin GG as heir to his father, JG's uncle Edward Gage, and acknowledgement that his is liable for their payment; 6 Jun 1633

Grant  SAS/G21/87  1 Jun 1633

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to John Thetcher, Thomas Pordage, Augustine Belson and Edward Smith under a power reserved in deed of 23 Jun, 5 Chas I of an annuity of £100 issuing out of the manors of Bestnover [in Pevensey] and Ranscombe [in South Malling]; voidable by JG's payment of 5s

Settlement (mortgage as security for marriage-portion)  SAS/G21/88  17 Jun 1633

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to Lewis Tresham of Leveden, Northamptonshire, kt and bt; JG's daughter Frances Gage to marry LT's son and heir William Tresham, esq
Marsh ground in Pevensey and Hooe, viz 11a late in occupation of Robert Hencott and then of Thomas Hilder, part of the Great Dungeons (26a) late in occupation of Francis Cumber and then of Edward Chauntler; the Lesser Dungeons and Dungeon Salts (22a) in occupation of Nathaniel Tompkins; the Twenty acres (27a) in occupation of John Langley; South Locklands and Nether Locklands (23a); Molesmarsh and Wildmarsh (27a); a messuage called Joyes House and lands (3a); Groveland (4½a); Collards (3a); Joyes Marsh (8a); four closes called Jurdens (14a); a close called Cotten Rowe (3a); three closes called Wovers (7a); Saltmarsh (13a); Fackham Lands (23a); a close called Stocks (7a); all the last named being in Hailsham occupied by John Bodle; Ershams and Cockshoots Closes (60a) in Hailsham occupied by Nicholas Bodle and Thomas Bodle
W: Melitus Halward, Richard Humfryes, Robert Raworth, Fosbrooke Stretton, Aubrey Batherne
Endorsed: receipts by LT from JG's executors for £1000, 4 Nov 1634 and £500, 30 May 1635

Counterpart of SAS/G21/88  SAS/G21/89  17 Jun 1633

Agreement  SAS/G21/90  18 Jun 1633

Contents:
Lewis Tresham of Leveden, Northamptonshire, kt and bt with John Gage of Firle, bt; for the retention by JG of £500 of the £1000 marriage-portion of his daughter Frances Gage with LT's son and heir William Tresham, esq, to be paid when LT has purchased the reversion of the manors of Liveden and Churchfield, then in the Crown, to be settled upon Frances Gage
W: Melitus Halward, Richard Humfryes, Robert Raworth, Fosbrooke Stretton, Aubrey Batherne
Endorsed: receipt for £500, 30 May 1635

Counterpart of SAS/G21/90  SAS/G21/91  18 Jun 1633

Further declaration  SAS/G21/92  6 Jul 1633

Contents:
Francis Petre, esq, second son of Thomas Petre of Cranham in Essex, esq, deceased, and his wife Elizabeth to John Gage, bt and FP's wife Elizabeth Petre, JG's daughter
The manor and advowson of Cranham
For EP for life
Recites: former transactions and settlements; doubts concerning the validity of FP's execution of a settlement when under age, 4 Jan 1631

Lease for 60 years or life at £500  SAS/G21/93  27 Apr 1635

Contents:
Penelope Gage, widow of John Gage of Firle, bt, to his executors (John Thetcher, esq, Thomas Pordage, eqs, Augustine Belson, esq, Edward Smyth, gent and Thomas Roper, gent)
The manors of Exceat and Friston, with Southcourt and Crowlink
For PG's life; her jointure not amounting to £500; voidable by JG's heir Thomas Gage, bt, on achieving his majority

Assignment of mortgage in trust  SAS/G21/94  25 May 1639

Contents:
Lewis Tresham, kt and bt, to John Thetcher and Augustine Belson and Thomas Roper of London, esq, executors of John Gage, bt
Marshlands in Pevensey and Hailsham, mortgaged to LT by JG, 17 Jun 1633 (SAS/G21/88)

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G21/95  15 Mar 1641

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt, John Thetcher, Thomas Rooper, Thomas Lethbridge of Clifford's Inn, gent, and Richard Lyson of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, gent
The manor of Earsham otherwise Hailsham and a messuage and lands called Joyes House, Fackham Marsh, Hoggebroke, Joyes Marsh, Earsham, Crochers, Croker Rowe, Jordens, Joyes Lands, Grovelands, Collards, Henhards, Mill Downe, Maunders Crofte, the Hayle, and Hastings Land in Hailsham (naming occupiers)

Counterpart of SAS/G21/95  SAS/G21/96  15 Mar 1641

Settlement  SAS/G21/97  18 Jul 1643

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, and John Thetcher, Augustine Belson, Edward Smith and Thomas Rooper declaring the uses under deed of 15 Mar 1641 (SAS/G21/95)
The manor of Shovelstrode [in East Grinstead] occupied by Robert Pickering, Standen Farm [in East Grinstead] occupied by William Worger and the manor of Hedgecourt in Surrey occupied by Richard Thorpe

Lease for 14 years in reversion  SAS/G21/98  28 Jan 1648

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to Francis Sellwyne of Friston, esq, William Thomas of Westdean, esq, and Robert Pickering of East Grinstead, gent, in trust to pay TG's debts
The manors of Maresfield, Heighton St Clere, Hosiers, Ranscombe, Eckington, the capital messuage called Firle and other estates (details, naming occupiers)
Term to commence on TG's death at a peppercorn rent.

Settlement (deed to declare the uses of a fine)  SAS/G21/99  12 Apr 1648

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt and Robert Pickering, William Thomas and Robert Shoobridge of Uckfield, gent, Richard Acton of Chalvington, yeoman, and Richard Alchorne of Alciston, yeoman, to declare the use of a fine and recovery acknowledged and suffered by TG and his wife Mary, William Harvey, kt, and his wife Penelope in Hilary term 1648
TG's reversion on the death of his mother Penelope Harvey of lands in Maresfield, Exceat and Pevensey, Ripe and East Grinstead (details, naming occupiers)

Counterpart of SAS/G21/99  SAS/G21/100  12 Apr 1648

Fine  SAS/G21/101  Hilary term 1648

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

Settlement for £7000  SAS/G21/102  2 Nov 1640

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt, Edward Guldeford, son and heir of Henry Guldeford, kt, John Carrill, John Thetcher, Augustine Belson, Edward Smyth and Thomas Rooper with John Chamberlayne of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, esq, Henry Fermor, esq, son and heir of Richard Fermor of Somerton, Oxfordshire, kt, and Edmund Plowden, gent, grandchild of Francis Plowden the elder of Plowden, Shropshire, esq and Robert Pickering of East Grinstead, gent and Aubrey Batherne of Firle, gent; TG has married JC's daughter Mary
Estates in Sussex (details, naming occupiers)

Counterpart of SAS/G21/102  SAS/G21/103  2 Nov 1640

Counterpart of SAS/G21/102  SAS/G21/104  2 Nov 1640

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G21/105  1 Nov 1648

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt, William Hervey of Ickworth, Suffolk, kt, and his wife Penelope Hervey, TG's mother, John Chamberleyne and Thomas Dyke of Horeham [in Waldron], kt, William Thomas of Westdean, esq and Robert Pickering of East Grinstead, gent, in trust
The manors of Exceat and Friston and lands called Southcourt and Peverells in Exceat and lands in Pevensey and Maresfield (details)
To raise £4000 for portions for TG's daughters Frances, Mary and Catherine Gage and for TG's unborn child
Attached: final concord, Michaelmas term 1648

Counterpart of SAS/G21/105  SAS/G21/106  1 Nov 1648

Conveyance for £3000  SAS/G21/107  1 Jan 1653

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt, to Charles Chambrelan of London, woollen draper
The manors of Exceat and Friston with Southcourt and Peverells in Exceat, Crowlink in Friston and marshlands in Pevensey, theretofore occupied by Henry Tichborne, Daniel Quester and George Gage, parcel of the manor of Bestenover; the manor of Maresfield and lands belonging; all which manors were settled by John Gage, bt, deceased upon his wife Penelope for her jointure and were then held by William Herevey, kt in the right of his wife Penelope for her life
W: Robert Pickering, Robert Sterlinge, William Coe

Re-settlement  SAS/G21/108  29 May 1654

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt, revoking uses declared by deed of 15 Mar 1641 of the manors of Shovelstrode and Hedgecourt and declaring new uses

Declaration of trust  SAS/G21/109  30 May 1654

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt, declaring the uses of the residue of his estate which by his will of even date he had given to Francis Selwyn of Friston, esq, John Belson, son and heir of Augustine Belson of Brill, Buckinghamshire, esq, and Walter Everenden of Jevington, gent

Settlement  SAS/G21/110  25 May 1656

Contents:
Mary Gage, widow Thomas Gage, bt, declaring the uses of the manors of Shovelstrode and Hedgecourt and marshlands in Pevensey and the manor or farm of Charleston in West Firle and Selmeston in regard to £5000 to be raised for TG's children Frances, Mary, Katharine, Elizabeth, Henry and Joseph Gage

Copy settlement  SAS/G21/111  7 Jun 1658

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Tilton, Sussex, esq and his wife Frances Gage, one of the daughters of John Plumpton, of Plumpton, Yorkshire, esq, deceased, John Carrill the younger of Harting, gent, and John Greene of Holborn, St Giles in the Fields, Middlesex, gent and John Lynn of St Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, and John Lloyd of St Martin in the Fields, Middlesex, gents, to lead the use of a fine of the capital mansion house of Bentley [in Framfield] and lands (named), marshlands in Hailsham called Rush Marsh, a messuage called Sharpes and lands (80a) in Framfield and Little Horsted and several fields in Ripe (bounds); the manor or farm of Tilton and lands (209a); New Marsh (30½a) in Hailsham; Homestall Marsh (32a) and Deanes (20a) in Hailsham; the manor, farm of Towland otherwise Townland in Woodchurch, Kent, the mansion house of Benchill in Woodchurch and Kenardington, Kent
The deed refers to a settlement made on the marriage of TG with his former wife Ann Gage, and Henry Gage his only son by the said Ann Gage

Assignment  SAS/G21/112  14 Jul 1662

Contents:
Thomas Dyke of Horeham [in Waldron], kt, to Henry Goring of Highdown, Sussex, esq, John Caryll the younger and Thomas Pellat of Bignor Park, of the trust of the manors of Exceat and Friston and Southcourt and Peverells and lands in Maresfield and Crowlink vested in him as surviving trustee under deed of 1 Nov 1648 (SAS/G21/105) Penelope Harvey being lately dead

Counterpart of SAS/G21/112  SAS/G21/113  14 Jul 1662

Settlement  SAS/G21/114  19 Jan 1664

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt to John Woolfe of London, gent, of the manors of Heighton St Clere and all his other manors in Sussex (named) for the purposes of a recovery

Counterpart of SAS/G21/114  SAS/G21/115  19 Jan 1664

Settlement (assignment of marriage-portion)  SAS/G21/116  10 Feb 1664

Contents:
Charles Yate of Buckland, Buckinghamshire, bt, and his wife Frances, with the consent of Henry Goringe of Burton, bt and his wife Mary, to Augustine Belson and Walter Evernden of Sedlescombe, esq
The share of FY (one of the four daughters of Thomas Gage, bt, deceased) of £4000 directed to be raised by deed of 1 Nov 1648, upon the manors of Exceat and Friston and other lands, such share to be subject to Mary Goring's power of appointment

Counterpart of SAS/G21/116  SAS/G21/117  10 Feb 1664

Deed of confirmation  SAS/G21/118  27 Feb 1664

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to Henry Goring of Highdown, Sussex, esq, John Caryll the younger and Thomas Pellat of Bignor Park
Estates conveyed 1 Nov 1648 (SAS/G21/105) and assigned to HG, JC and TP 14 Jul 1662 (SAS/G21/112)
In trust to pay debts, listed in schedule

Unexecuted counterpart of SAS/G21/118  SAS/G21/119  27 Feb 1664

Settlement  SAS/G21/120A  7 Mar 1664

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, with Henry Goring, bt, Edmund Plowden of Shiplake in Oxfordshire, esq, John Caryll the younger of Goodwood, Francis Bagshaw of the Middle Temple, esq, and Mary Middlemore, only daughter and heir of Robert Middlemore of Edgbaston, Warwickshire, esq, deceased; JG to marry MM
A messuage and farm called Orrells Farm in West Firle occupied by William Eaton to be settled on MM in lieu of dower

Duplicate of SAS/G21/120A  SAS/G21/120B  7 Mar 1664

Counterpart of SAS/G21/120A  SAS/G21/121  7 Mar 1664

Settlement (lease [and release])  SAS/G21/122A  8, [9] Mar 1664

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt to Charles Wilsford and John Woolf of London, gents
All his manors and lands in Sussex (details) except New Wood in Alciston and Selmeston sold by JG's father Thomas Gage, bt, deceased to Richard Alchorne, The Bishops Brookes in Southerham and Beddingham sold by TG to Thomas Walker, The Dean, Landfeilds and The Frith in Eckington and Ripe sold by TG to John Reynolds and lands in Chalvington, parcel of the manor of Eckington, sold by TG to Richard Acton

Duplicate of SAS/G21/122A  SAS/G21/122B  8 Mar 1664

Confirmation of settlement  SAS/G21/123  12 Mar 1664

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, son and heir of Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, deceased concerning the portions covenanted by TG to be raised for his sisters and younger brothers, 1 Nov 1648, and acknowledging to have received a full account (details) from his mother Mary (then wife of Henry Goring, bt) and approving of her appointment, by SAS/G21/124, replacing the portion of his brother Joseph Gage with an annuity

Re-settlement  SAS/G21/124  12 Mar 1664

Contents:
Henry Goring of Burton, bt and his wife Mary, formerly the wife of Thomas Gage, bt, revoking the trust created by TG by deed of 20 May 1654, for raising £1500 for his son Joseph out of the manors of Hedgecourt [in Surrey], Shovelstrode [in East Grinstead] and Charleston [in Firle], and substituting an annuity of £100

Settlement (lease and release) with counterparts  SAS/G21/125-128  3, 4 Mar 1665

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to Charles Wilsford and John Woolf of London, gents, and John Caryll the younger of Goodwood, esq and Francis Bagshaw of the Middle Temple, esq, in trust
A messuage or farm called Charleston Farm and all lands belonging in West Firle, in the tenure of Alexander Alchorne and Richard Alchorne
To hold according to the trusts declared in a settlement of 9 Mar 1664

Settlement  SAS/G21/129  16 Aug 1667

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, assenting to the payment to [his mother] Mary Goring [widow of Thomas Gage, bt] of the sum of £2000 being part of a sum of £4000 to be raised upon the manors of Exceat and Friston in pursuance of a lease for 99 years to Thomas Dyke, bt and others, [1 Nov 1648 - SAS/G21/105] for the benefit of TG's daughters Frances Gage (then the wife of Charles Yate, bt) and Mary Gage (then the wife of Anthony Kempe, esq) Catherine Gage and Elizabeth Gage, (the shares of Frances Yate and Mary Kempe having been assigned to Augustine Belson and Walter Everenden for the benefit share of Mary Goring or as she should appoint), and also of £666 13s 4d two-thirds of the share of Elizabeth Gage deceased
Endorsed: receipt by Mary Goring and Henry Goringe for £2000

Duplicate of SAS/G21/129  SAS/G21/130  16 Aug 1667

Settlement (lease for 99 years to secure an annuity)  SAS/G21/131  16 Aug 1667

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to William Rooper of St Giles in the Fields, Middlesex, esq and Thomas Pellet of Bignor, gent
Messuages and farms called Wakemans Farm, Filkses Farm, Harmans Farm, Bennets Farm, Thorpes Farm, the Warrens Farm, Dudeneys Farm, Overyes Farm, Shovelstrode Farm and Fairlight Farm; a water cornmill called Hedgecourt Mill and the forge or iron-mill called Woodcock Hammer in Godstone and Horne, Surrey and East Grinstead and Worth, Sussex.
In trust to pay JB's younger brothers Henry Gage £30, and Joseph Gage, until 21, £30, and thereafter £100 a year, remainder in trust for JG

Settlement (counterpart lease for 99 years) for £200  SAS/G21/132  13 May 1672

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt to Sackvile Greave of Firle, esq and Thomas Pellett of Lewes, gent
Messuage and farm called Shovelstrode in East Grinstead occupied by William Lusher
As security for the payment by JG of £22 during the life of his sister Mary Kempe, wife of Anthony Kempe of Slindon, esq

Release for £166 13s 4d  SAS/G21/133  12 Aug 1672

Contents:
Catherine Gage, one of the daughter of Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, deceased, by his wife Mary, to Augustine Belson, John Belson and Walter Everenden
Her share of £5000 out of the rents and profits of the manor of Shovelstrode and lands in Pevensey and Hooe and elsewhere, in pursuance of deeds poll by TG, 29 May 1654 (SAS/G21/108)

Counterparts of SAS/G21/133  SAS/G21/134-135  12 Aug 1672

Release for £500  SAS/G21/136  12 Aug 1672

Contents:
Catharine Gage, one of the daughters of Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, deceased, to her mother Mary Goring, Augustine Belson, John Belson and Walter Everenden and also to her brother John Gage of Firle, bt
Her share in the surplus of the rents and profits of TG's manors and lands accruing during JG's minority

Counterparts of SAS/G21/136  SAS/G21/137-138  12 Aug 1672

Release for £1000 and £333 6s 8d  SAS/G21/139  12 Aug 1672

Contents:
Catharine Gage to Henry Goring, John Caryll and Thomas Pellett and also to [her brother] John Gage, bt
Her share of £4000 raised out of TG's manors according to a settlement of 1 Nov 1648 and £333 6s 8d her portion of the share of a deceased daughter wherewith her mother Mary Goring was pregnant at the time the deed was made

Counterparts of SAS/G21/139  SAS/G21/140-141  12 Aug 1672

Settlement (mortgage for £2000 to secure portion)  SAS/G21/142  13 Aug 1672

Contents:
John Gage, bt to his sister Katherine Gage of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, spinster the manor of Hedgecourt, Surrey

Assignment  SAS/G21/143  13 Aug 1672

Contents:
Mary Goring of Burton, widow of Henry Goring, bt, with the consent of Augustine Belson and the other trustees of her former husband Thomas Gage, bt, to their daughter Katherine Gage, sister of John Gage, bt, of £1100 remaining due of £2000 to be raised under deed of 1 Nov 1648 and other deeds

Duplicate of SAS/G21/143  SAS/G21/144  13 Aug 1672

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G21/145  18 Jan 1673

Contents:
John Gage, bt and his wife Mary, only daughter and heir of Robert Middlemore of Edgbaston, Warwickshire, esq, deceased, and Edmund Plowden of Shiplake, Oxfordshire, esq, John Caryll the younger of Goodwood, esq and Francis Bagshawe of the Middle Temple, esq
Lands (described in detail) in Edgbaston in Warwickshire and Kings Norton, Yardley and Norfeild, Worcestershire, which descended to MG on the death of her father RM

Unexecuted release  SAS/G21/146  29 Sep 1673

Contents:
Charles Yate of Buckland, Berkshire, bt, Anthony Kempe of Slindon, esq, and his wife Mary (one of the daughters of Thomas Gage of Firle, bt deceased), TG's daughter Catherine Gage of [blank] and Mary Goring of Burton, widow, to Henry Goring, John Caryll, Thomas Pellatt and John Gage, bt in respect of all monies to be raised for the portions of TG's younger daughters under settlement of 1 Nov 1648

Lease for 15 years in trust to pay debt  SAS/G21/147  15 Dec 1679

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt and his wife Mary to Francis Bagshawe of the Middle Temple, London, esq and Edward Gastrell of Slapton, Northamptonshire, esq
The manors of Edgbaston and Oulton, Warwickshire, and all lands belonging in Knoll, Bicknell, Solihull, Studley, Ipsley, Morton, Birmingham, Aston, Kings Norton, Yardley and Norfield, mortgaged for £4000 to Edward Atkins, kt, one of the barons of the exchequer, 5 Dec 1679
In trust to pay the mortgage

Lease for 21 years in trust to pay debts  SAS/G21/148  17 Feb 1681

Contents:
John Gage, bt, to Francis Bagshawe of the Middle Temple, London, esq and John Bagshawe of Culworth, Northamptonshire
The manors of Alciston, Hosiers, Eckington otherwise Ripe, Maresfield, Compton Berwick otherwise St Johns, Bestnover, Friston, Exceat, Shovelstrode and Ranscombe
The manor of Hedgecourt, Surrey; the hundreds of Alciston and Compton Berwick otherwise St John
Stearneash Farm (133a) occupied by John Lulham, in Hellingly
Abbotts Wood otherwise Lingnash (241a)
Alciston Coppice (20a) occupied by Nicholas Dobson
Deane Lands (92a coppice or woody ground) in Ripe otherwise Eckington
Farm called the Three Hursts (50a) in Firle late occupied by Richard Alchorne deceased
Lands in Firle occupied by Sackville Graves, John Shoobridge and John Betts
The manor or farm of Charleston (296a) late occupied by Richard Alchorne deceased
Exceat Farm occupied by John Tutt
The manor or farm of Crowlink and Friston (365a) occupied by Robert Adams
Marshlands (100a) in Pevensey occupied by Alexander Elliott
10a Of marshland in Pevensey late occupied by Walter Everenden, esq, deceased
Several farms and lands in Maresfield occupied by Nicholas Berrey, Richard Bonner, clerk, John Newnham and John Heath
Shovelstrode Farm in East Grinstead (244a) occupied by William Luscher
Farms occupied by Jeremiah Johnson, John Wakeman and others in East Grinstead and Worth
419a In Worth and East Grinstead
Plashett Park (300a) in Ringmer
150a Of wood grounds and coppice in Ringmer
In trust to pay debts in schedule (Edward Atkins, kt, £4000; Mrs Catherine Gage, £2000; Joseph Gage, annuity of £100; Thomas Pellat, £100; William Cubbadge, Edgverton, [?recte Edgbaston], Warwickshire, gent, £200)

Counterpart of SAS/G21/148  SAS/G21/149  17 Feb 1681

Assignment of mortgage for £2000  SAS/G21/150  21 Jun 1686

Contents:
Katharine Gage of Sherborn, Oxfordshire, spinster, by the direction and consent of her brother John Gage, bt, to Francis Plowden of the Middle Temple, London, esq
Mortgage of the manor of Hedgcourt, 13 Aug 1672
Endorsed: memorandum of receipt of principal from William Goring, bt, trustee for Thomas Gage, bt; W: Anthony Englefyld, Cotton Plowden, Francis Biddulph, 16 Mar 1703

Counterpart of SAS/G21/150  SAS/G21/151  21 Jun 1686

Receipt for £3000  SAS/G21/152  1 Jul 1686

Contents:
Walter [Aston], Lord Aston, Baron of Forfar in Scotland, to John Gage, bt, son and heir of Thomas Gage, bt and Mary Goring, widow of William [recte Henry] Goring, bt and before of Thomas Gage, bt
£2000 Paid by JG £1000 by MG, agreed to be paid to WA in the settlement on his marriage with TG and MG's daughter Katharine, made between WA, Katherine Gage, and James Symeon, bt, Henry Gage, esq, Joseph Gage, esq and Francis Gage, esq, 3 Jun 1686
W: [Elizabeth Nevill lady] Abergavenny, John Yate

COBB PLACE ESTATE IN BEDDINGHAM  [no ref. or date]


Related information: For the later deeds of this estate, see SAS/GA2-113

Contents:
Purchased by Henry Hall Gage, Lord Gage in 1820

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/1  29 Jul 1506

Contents:
Acceptance by Edward Eightacres and his wife Joan from the lords
A Yard and a half of land called Monkeland, with 5a of land from demesne lands at Southwichedyke towards the North; and another croft of land called Colgettres lying to the way called the Sarre to the West; Also two half yards of land, one called Northotes and the other John Alys; quitrent, 37s 4d, heriot and performing the office of the bedellship when chosen and common suit of court
Court of David Owen, kt and Andrew Wyndesore, esq

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/2  18 Jul 1537

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Alce on the surrender, in extremis, of Joan Eightacre, widow, made in the presence of John Seygar, vicar of Beddingham, Stephen Barbour, John Alse, Richard Leney, John Howell, John Walker and John Baydon
A yard and a half of land called Monkland with 5a of land from demesne lands at Southwiche dyche towards the N and another croft of land called Colgetires which lies at the way called the Sorre towards the West; two half yards of land, one called Northouses and the other John Alse

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/3  29 May 1553

Contents:
Death of Thomas Alls; John Alse, younger son and heir aged three years, admitted in the person of his mother Agnes Alse, to whom his custody was committed
A yard and a half of land called Monkeland and 5a of land at Sowthwythdyche and a croft called Golgatters lying to a way called the Sarre to the W; two half virgates of land one called Northhowse and the other John Alses; messuage and half a yard of land late of John Tary
Heriots, 3 oxen, price £3 13s 4d

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/4  15 Sep 1584

Contents:
Surrender by John Alys the elder to the lord, William Morley and his heirs, in exchange
A messuage with a yard and a half of land late Edward Eyghtacres and another messuage and a yard and a half of land sometime Fryes otherwise Easterfyeld in Beddingham
To the intent that WM would re-grant the first messuage and a yard and a half of land and another messuage together with a yard and a half of bondland; in consideration of which surrender WM re-granted the first messuage and a yard and a half of land and another messuage and another yard and a half of land to JA, quitrent 37s 4d and other services as before; no fine this time because the said surrender was for and in consideration of an exchange with the lord

Bond in £40  SAS/G22/5  8 Oct 1586

Contents:
John Heves of Beddingham, husbandman, to Thomas Walker of Beddingham, yeoman for good title, free from incumbrances and for further assurance of 4a of land in Bedingham and Tarring Nevill (2a in Beddingham Mershe to lands of William Reynolds, E, John Alce, S, the common sewer, W and lands of John Roots, gent, N; the other 2a lying at the Horways to John Alce, E and N, Christopher Howell, S and the Norways, W), conveyed by JH to TW by deed of even date
W: Peter Towner, John Barunden, Thomas Carew, scrivener, William Foster

Deed of convenant  SAS/G22/6  25 Jan 1590

Contents:
John Heve of Beddingham, husbandman with Thomas Walker of Beddingham, yeoman, for the defeazance of a bond by TW to JH, 25 Jan 1590, on payment of 10s yearly in the church porch of Beddingham for 12 years on 29 Sep
W: John Farncombe, John Wates

Bond in £30  SAS/G22/7  4 Nov 1553

Contents:
Thomas Tarry of Alfriston, husbandman and his father John Tarrye of Alfriston, husbandman, to William Walker of Beddingham, yeoman
For further assurance of a house and one yarde of copyhold land in Beddingham called Tarres occupied by Robert Erle and Richard Chile at farm, sold by TT and JT to WW
No witnesses

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/8  9 Apr 1616

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Alse, only son and heir of John Alse deceased
Messuage and a yard and a half of bondland in Beddingham late Edward Eightacre's; messuage and a yard and a half of bondland sometime Frye's otherwise Easterfeild
William Newton, steward

Conveyance for £11  SAS/G22/9  23 Jul 1650

Contents:
Thomas Oliver of Lewes, gent, to Thomas Alce of Beddingham, yeoman
One acre of land in Beddingham occupied by TA, late the inheritance of Robert [Bertie], Earl of Lyndsey late deceased
W to livery of seisin: William Esen, Richard Alse

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/10  22 Sep 1657

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Alice, eldest son and heir of Thomas Alice deceased, to customary lands and tenements called Fryes and Eightacres in Beddingham, surrendered by TA the father to the use of himself for life, remainder to TA the son, he to pay his father's debts, 1 Aug 1657

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/11  1670

Contents:
17 Jan 1670, 4 Oct and 25 Oct 1670
Surrender by Richard Bishop of a barn and a yard of customary land late Alses called Cookes to the use of himself and Elizabeth his wife and the heirs in tail, and their admission, 17 Jan 1670
Death of Richard Bishop, 4 Oct and admission of his only son Richard Bishop age 6 months, born since his death, and grant of custody to his mother Elizabeth, 25 Oct 1670
Endorsed: Walkers, at the Ley in Beddingham

Duplicate copies of SAS/G22/11  SAS/G22/12-13  1670

Contents:
Formerly pinned together

Final concord and counterpart  SAS/G22/14-15  Trinity term 1674

Contents:
Thomas Pellatt, gent, querent, and Thomas Harrison and Anne his wife, Thomas Walker and Katherine his wife and Elizabeth Harrison, deforciants of 2 messuages, 4 barns, a dovehouse, 3 gardens, 2 orchards, 110a of land, 20a of meadow, 50a of pasture and 2a of wood in Beddingham and West Firle

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/16  15 Oct 1674

Contents:
Surrender by Mary Carr, widow, and Robert Carr, clerk of 2a 3r of meadow called Church Garden parcel of a tenement called Dyers, and re-grant to MC Hannah wife of Robert Carr, and their daughter Alice Carr, for their lives and the life of the longer liver; Thomas Henshawe, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/17  16 Nov 1675

Contents:
Admission of Richard Page of Wartling and James Carter of Ringmer, devisees in trust under the will of Thomas Alce of 4 Mar 1675
A messuage, barn, garden and a yard and a half of customary land called Fryes and Eightacres in Beddingham (7a of arable in the Comps; 5a arable lying together called Short Butts; 2a arable at the Ley adjoining land of Anne Stone, widow, N, 3a arable lying together in the Narroway; 4a 1r in Stockmarsh; 1a in Black dick and 2a called Greenecrofts), with common of pasture for cattle and sheep
Surrender to the use of Elizabeth Hocombe otherwise Anstie, spinster, who was admitted. John Raynes, steward

Conveyance for £30  SAS/G22/18  17 Nov 1675

Contents:
Richard Page of Wartling, yeoman, and James Carter of Ringmer, yeoman (devisees in trust for sale under the will of Thomas Alce of Beddingham, yeoman deceased) to Elizabeth Hockam otherwise Ansty of Amberly, spinster
1 1a of land in Beddingham late purchased by TA of Thomas Oliver, gent [23 Jul 1650: SAS/G22/9]
2 Two crofts of land in Beddingham called the Beane Garden and Daniells (1½a)
W to livery of seisin: John Holland, William Upperton, William Page; John Crouch

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/19  8 Apr 1681

Contents:
Admission of John Michell on surrender by Elizabeth Hocombe otherwise Ansty a messuage and a yard and a half of land called Fryes and Eightacres in divers parcels and places in Beddingham late Alce
John Raynes, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/20  31 Jan 1693

Contents:
Admission of Ann Pupp, widow, under a conditional surrender on 29 Jan 1691, by Ann Stone, widow, in default of payment of £52 10s
A messuage, barn, and half a yardland at the Ley in Beddingham late the land of James Piper and then in the tenure of John Holland the elder
Surrender by AP to the use of Richard Hollands of Beddingham, who was admitted Thomas Medley, steward

Fine  SAS/G22/21  Trinity term 1694

Contents:
Thomas Isted, gent, querent, and Samuel Younge and Ann his wife, deforciants, of 2 messuages, 2 barns, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 45a of land, 30a of meadow, 30a of pasture, 11a of fresh marsh and common of pasture for 120 sheep in Beddingham

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/22  27 Mar 1700

Contents:
Admission of Peter Gard of Lewes, gent for life and his only daughter Margaret Gard on the out-of-court surrender (29 Jun 1695) by Thomas Gower
A messuage, barn, garden and half a yard of customary land containing 8a 1r in Beddingham late of John Gower his kinsman; half a yardland containing 8a late of Robert Gower his grandfather, quitrent 12s
Thomas Medley, steward

Copy settlement (deed to lead the use of a fine)  SAS/G22/23  18 Apr 1706

Contents:
John Michell of Shipley, yeoman, and his wife Elizabeth, Thomas Holcomb of Cuckfield, yeoman, Thomas Uwins of Cuckfield, yeoman, and Thomas Dendy of Itchingfield, yeoman, in trust
1 A messuage, barns, buildings, lands etc called Perryers and Outlands otherwise Owlands (60a) in Shermanbury and West Grinstead, occupied by Richard Worstfold, (to a lane from Partridge Green to Shermanbury church, N and E, land called Reeds and Great Duskins, also N and land called Bynebrook and other lands called Outlands, S)
2 1a In Beddingham purchased by Thomas Alce of Thomas Oliver, gent, and two crofts in Beddingham called Beane Garden and Daniels (1½a), purchased by EM whilst sole as Elizabeth Hockham of Richard Page and James Carter
W to copy: Edward Virgoe, John Browne, 11 Apr 1720; Thomas Charles Medwin, attorney, Horsham and his clerk William Nelson, 21 Feb 1781

Final concord  SAS/G22/24  Trinity term 1711

Contents:
John Dwite, querent, and Alan Karr and his wife Katherine and William Wiggene and his wife Elizabeth, deforciants a messuage, dovehouse, garden, 50a of land, 15a of meadow and 25a of pasture and a moiety of a messuage and garden in Beddingham, South Malling and the Cliffe near Lewes

Copy of court roll, manor of Combe  SAS/G22/25  14 Feb 1728

Contents:
Admission of Mary Hollands, widow and devisee for life under the will of Richard Hollands, 21 Mar 1727, with remainder to his cousin William Hollands of Bishopstone
A messuage, barn and half a yard of land belonging in the Ley in Beddingham, late James Piper
Thomas Attree, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/26  27 Mar 1728

Contents:
Admission of William Washer of [South] Heighton, yeoman, under a conditional surrender by Richard Bishop, in default of payment
Messuage, barn and a yard of customary land called Leylands in the Ley of Beddingham late Walker; another yard and a half of land in Beddingham, theretofore Alce; half a yard of land in Beddingham late Earl; a barn and a yard of land in Beddingham called Cooks late also Alce'; 5a of land called Church Land late Earle
Thomas Attree, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Combe  SAS/G22/27  27 Mar 1728

Contents:
Admission of William Washer under a conditional surrender by Richard Bishop deceased in default of payment of £168
A messuage, barn and a yard of customary land in Beddingham formerly Rows and sometime Gurrs

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/28  18 Feb 1729

Contents:
Surrender and Quitclaim on 20 Jun last by Richard Bishop to William Washer of [South] Heighton
The customary lands and premises mentioned in copy of 27 Mar 1728 (SAS/G22/26)

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/29  9 Apr 1735

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Lipscombe, second son of Thomas Lipscombe of Iford, shepherd, cousin of Mary Hollands, widow
A messuage and ½a of land in Beddingham of which MH died seised
Custody of TL, a minor, granted to his father Thomas Lipscombe
John Watts, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/30  9 Nov 1738

Contents:
Admission of John Haywood of Beddingham, tailor, on the surrender of John Puddock
A tenement, orchard and garden part of a customary estate and half a yard of land late Jones, before Barber, quitrent by apportionment 4d
John Watts, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/31  23 Apr 1740

Contents:
Thomas Washer of Seaford, youngest brother and heir of William Washer
Tenement as SAS/G22/26 of which WW died seised

Copy of court roll, manor of Combe beside Beddingham  SAS/G22/32  23 Apr 1740

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Washer of Seaford, youngest brother and heir of William Washer, and TW's son Thomas Washer
A messuage, barn and one yard of customary land in Beddingham of which WW died seised

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/33  24 Apr 1741

Contents:
Admission of John Martin of Burwash, ironmonger, nephew and devisee under the will of Nicholas Merchant, to a messuage with barn and garden and half a yard of customary land (8a 1r) in Beddingham late Gards, quitrent 11s 6d

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/34  23 Oct 1744

Contents:
Admission of Richard Baker of Denton, shepherd, under a conditional surrender by Richard Baker, in default of payment of £104 to a barn, a yardland in Beddingham late John Baker, quitrent 21s and 1 hen

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/35  20 Aug 1746

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Washer the elder and Thomas Washer the younger
Messuage and one customary yardland called Leylands at the Ley in Beddingham late Walkers; yard and a half of customary land, late Alces and half a yardland late Earles and a barn and one yardland called Cooks late Alces; 5a called Church lands late Earles; all the estate of William Washer deceased and before Bishop in Beddingham, quitrent in the whole 54s 8d, one cock and one hen
A messuage, barn and one customary yardland late Thomas Alce's, quitrent 17s and one hen.
A tenement or cottage called Willowbyes, a garden and orchard near the church late Nicholas Younges, quitrent 18d
Admission of TW the elder, TW the younger and his wife Mary to the use therein declared

Copy of court roll, manor of Combe by Beddingham  SAS/G22/36  20 Aug 1746

Contents:
Admission as SAS/G22/35 of Thomas Washer the elder and Thomas Washer the younger and Mary his wife
A messuage, barn and one customary yardland in Beddingham to various uses

Agreement for sale for £300  SAS/G22/37  29 Dec 1753

Contents:
John Martin of Rodmell, carpenter, to James Cooper of Denton, farmer
A messuage or messuages, tenement or tenements in Beddingham called The Sound Farm
W: Abraham Record, Thomas Cooper
Endorsed: receipts for £50, £50 and £200, Feb 1754

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/38  19 Apr 1754, 8 Oct 1765

Contents:
Surrender by John Martin of Rodmell, yeoman, to the use of James Cooper of Denton, yeoman, of a customary messuage, barn and half yard of land containing 8a 1r late Gards, quitrent 11s 6d; and half a yard of customary land containing 8a late also Gards, quitrent 11s and one hen; admission of James Cooper
Surrender and quitclaim of the same premises by Peter Marchant of St Saviour, Southwark, Surrey, sawyer, only son and heir of Peter Marchant of Beddingham, yeoman deceased, the only brother and heir of Nicholas Marchant of Beddingham deceased; 8 Oct 1765

Quitclaim for £100  SAS/G22/39  8 Oct 1765

Contents:
Peter Marchant of St Saviour, Southwark, Surrey, sawyer, only son and heir of Peter Marchant of Beddingham, yeoman deceased, the only brother and heir of Nicholas Marchant late of Beddingham deceased, to James Cooper of Bishopstone, yeoman
Copyhold messuage and lands devised by NM's will of 30 Nov 1740 to his nephew John Martin, who was admitted tenant and surrendered to JC, 19 Apr 1754; which premises were claimed by PM as heir of Nicholas, it not being clear that Nicholas ever surrendered to the use of his will
W: William Michell, Thomas Farnes

Agreement for sale for £340  SAS/G22/40  29 Mar 1771

Contents:
James Cooper of Bishopstone to Alexander Carr of Bishopstone of a customary messuage and tenement, barn, garden and one yardland in Beddingham late Gards, held of the manor of Beddingham

Receipted bill  SAS/G22/41  10 Aug 1771

Contents:
For fees of [William] Michell as steward of the manor of Beddingham, received by William Attree

Receipt as SAS/G22/41 for a surrender by Sellens and wife to Carr of three tenements  SAS/G22/42  10 Aug 1771

Contents:
Endorsed: memorandum by Alexander Carr that the fine set by the steward Mr Brooks was reduced by £8 8s on his petition to the lord

Certificates of burial  SAS/G22/43  nd, 13 May 1820

Contents:
Thomas Washer at Seaford, 30 May 1758; Mary Washer at Alfriston, 1 Mar 1771; Thomas Washer, gent, bailiff of Seaford, 27 Mar 1775 and William Washer, gent, Seaford, 27 Mar 1784

Conveyance (lease and release) for £50 10s  SAS/G22/44-45  8, 9 Mar 1780

Contents:
Samuel Evers of Shermanbury, gent, to Thomas Carr of Beddingham, gent
1a Of land and two crofts (1½a) in Beddingham (as before)

Receipt  SAS/G22/46  9 Mar 1780

Contents:
Samuel Evers to Thomas Carr for £408 6s 2d for the purchase of copyholds called Fryes and others, held of the manor of Beddingham

Manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/47  15 Dec 1787

Contents:
Original Surrender by Edward Jarvis to the use of Thomas Carr of Beddingham, gent, of a windmill and a small piece of ground on which the mill is built containing in length and breadth 10 rods in Beddingham, quitrent 6s 8d.

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/48  25 Apr 1799

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Carr, gent, the only surviving son and heir of Alexander Carr, gent
A messuage and a customary yardland at the Ley in Beddingham before Walkers and formerly Terrys, quitrent 17s
Customary messuage, barn and half a yard of land late James Cooper's before Martins, quitrent 11s 8d.
Half a yard of land also late Coopers and Martins, quitrent 11s and one hen.
A messuage, barn and 1 yardland containing 17a at the Ley in Beddingham, late Collen's before Young's, and before Gower's, quitrent, 18s 5d and one hen.
A toft and 7a in Beddingham also late Collen's before Young's, before Rowe's and formerly Alce's, quitrent 10s 6d and one hen.
A messuage, barn and a reputed yardland in Beddingham late Pankhursts and before Baker's, quitrent 21s and 1 hen.
A messuage, barn and 1 yardland called Leylands at the Ley in Beddingham late Washers before Walker's.
1½ Yardlands late otherwise Washer's and before Alce's.
Half a Yardland late Washer's before Earle's.
A barn and 1 yardland called Cooks late Washer's before Alce's.
5a Called Churchlands, late Washer's before Earle's combined quitrents 55s 8d and 1 hen and 1 cock.
A messuage, barn and 1 yardland, quitrent 5s in money and for work and services, 12s, late Washer's before Alce's.
A tenement or cottage called Willebys, a garden and orchard in Beddingham near the church, late Washer's before Nicholas Young's, quitrent 18d.
Surrender by TC to the use of his will; fines £216 10s

Copy of court roll, manor of Combe by Beddingham  SAS/G22/49  25 Apr 1799

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Carr on the death of his father Alexander Carr
A messuage, barn and 1 yardland late Washer's and before Bishop's quitrent 10s.
A messuage, barn and half yardland at the Ley in Beddingham late Durrant's, before Holland's and Piper's, quitrent 4s.
A messuage, barn, garden and 2½a late Holland's before Heavers and Yokehurst's, quitrent 3s.
A messuage, barn, garden and ½ yardland containing 7a late Neeves before Beach's, Row's and Inskip's, quitrent 4s 9d.

Quitclaim  SAS/G22/50  13 Feb 1626

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Sir Henry Guildeford of Taplow, Buckinghamshire
A capital messuage called Halles, with barns, stables and 90a of land in Beddingham.
W: Richard Hoskyns, Roland Mather, John Burges

Settlement (deed to lead the use of recovery)  SAS/G22/51  20 May 1629

Contents:
John Gildridge of Firle, gent, Melitus Halward of London, gent and Thomas Brewer of St Clement Danes, Middlesex, gent, and Richard Hoskyns of the Middle Temple, London, gent
A capital messuage called Halles and 90a of land in Beddingham, granted to MH by John Gage, bt, Henry Guildford, kt, Edward Smythe, John Meeres of Alciston, John Hart of Ringmer and JG, 2 Apr 1629
W: Henry Tyndale, John Burges, Edward Bawcomb

Settlement  SAS/G22/52  27 Feb 1634

Contents:
Thomas Pordage of Rodmersham, Kent, nominating and appointing his youngest son William Pordage, of the said Thomas and Margaret his wife, to be entitled to a contingent interest in
Capital messuage and lands called Halls in Beddingham
According to the uses declared after the death of Dorothy Guildridge according to a settlement made by John Guildridge of Firle, gent for the advancement of the children of his two sisters, Anne Collins, widow, and Margaret Webb, widow, 20 Jun 1629

Copy of court roll, manor of Beddingham  SAS/G22/53  9 Oct 1635

Contents:
Surrender out of court by John Petit, clerk, and his wife Faith, 21 Sep 1635
A messuage or tenement with barn and half a yard of customary land in Beddingham
To the use of Faith for life, remainder to Joan Earsey only daughter of Frances Earsey of Falmer; conditional on the payment by Joan to Ruth Walker, daughter of Thomas Walker and Elizabeth his wife of £30 in the porch of Beddingham church
William Newton, steward

Conveyance for £1025  SAS/G22/54  27 Sep 1648

Contents:
Thomas Pordage of Rodmersham, Kent, esq, to Thomas Walker of Beddingham, yeoman
Capital messuage called Halles, with the pigeon house, barns, stables, orchards, gardens and closes belonging and 90 acres of land in Beddingham occupied by TW

Bond in £2000 for performance of covenants in SAS/G22/54  SAS/G22/55  27 Sep 1648

Final concord and counterpart  SAS/G22/56-57  Michaelmas term, 1648

Contents:
Thomas Walker, querent, and Thomas Pordage, esq, and his wife Ann, deforciants of a messuage, two barns, a dovecot, two gardens, one orchard, 60a of land, 10a meadow, 20a of pasture, 2a of wood in Beddingham

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G22/58  20 May 1651

Contents:
Thomas Harrison the elder of West Firle, gent, Thomas Harrison the younger and Ann his wife, Thomas Walker of Beddingham and Elizabeth his wife and John Meeres of Alciston, gent; TH the younger has married Ann, daughter of TW
1 Messuage, buildings, barns, stables and land in West Firle, occupied by TH the elder, late Jeffery Widger
2 Messuage, buildings, dovehouse, barns and lands in Beddingham occupied by TW, lately purchased of Thomas Pordage
Declaration of trusts mentions The Lower Layne, arable, 14a 3r 10p; Wyres Pitt, 1a 2r 15p; Lower Nevell, 2a 2r 12p; Gardiners Pasture, 4a 1r 23p; Upper Lane, arable, 11a 0r 23p; Stocke Brookes, 5a 2r 33p, Wildwish and Colemans, 5a 2r 15p

Feoffment  SAS/G22/59  24 Sep 1655

Contents:
Edward Smith late of Sandhill in Framfield, gent, and Thomas Harrison of West Firle, gent, at the request and by the appointment of Thomas Pordage to Thomas Walker of Beddingham, yeoman
Capital messuage called Halles and 90a

Conveyance for £300  SAS/G22/60  17 Jun 1674

Contents:
Thomas Harrison of Seaford, gent, to Thomas Walker of Beddingham, yeoman
Lower Nevell, 2a 2r 12p; Gardiners Pasture, 4a 1r 23p; Upper Lane, arable, 11a 0r 23p; Stocke Brookes, 5a 2r 33p, Wildwish and Colemans, 5a 2r 15p
W: Henry Shelley, Thomas Pellatt, Stephen Elphicke

Settlement (deed to lead the use of a recovery)  SAS/G22/61  16 Oct 1691

Contents:
Alan Carr of Glynde, clerk, and his wife Katharine, John Torlesse of Clifford's Inn, London, gent, and Henry White, citizen and haberdasher of London
Messuage, buildings, dovehouse and 79a of land in Beddingham, bought of Thomas Pordage and 12a called Bishopps Brookes in South Malling, which KC's father Thomas Walker of Beddingham left to her heirs in tail by his will of 27 Dec 1676

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G22/62  12 Feb 1692

Contents:
Henry White against John Torlesse, gent, of a messuage, dovehouse, 2 gardens, 50a of land, 15a of meadow and 25a of pasture in Beddingham and South Malling

Copy fine  SAS/G22/63  Michaelmas term 1691

Contents:
John Torlesse, gent, plaintiff, and Alan Carr, clerk, and Katherine his wife, deforciants, of a messuage, stable, two barns, one dovohouse, one garden, one orchard, 50a of land, 18a of meadow and 25a of pasture in Beddingham and South Malling. Before Thomas Medley and Henry Johnson, gents, by commission
Copy examined 1 Apr 1820

Schedule of deeds  SAS/G22/64  nd [c1720]

Contents:
Of a messuage called Halles otherwise Potmans in Beddingham, owned and occupied by Alexander Carr, 1626-1692

Mortgage for 3100  SAS/G22/65  26 Mar 1711

Fragment

Contents:
Alan Carr and his wife Katherine to Henry Johnson of Glynde, yeoman, and his wife Elizabeth
Messuage and land in Beddingham, bequeathed to KC by her father Thomas Walker
W: Isaac Butler, Thomas Hammond
Used as a cover for other deeds

Probate (South Malling) of the will (25 May 1715) of Alan Carr of Glynde, clerk  SAS/G22/66  3 Dec 1720

Contents:
To wife Catherine, certain specified furniture and the use of household goods at discretion of executor; residue of personal estate to son Thomas, who is appointed executor.
Reversion expectant on the death of wife Catherine of a messuage called Potmans, with barns, buildings and 79a in Beddingham, and Bishops Brooks in South Malling, which were the estate of her father Thomas Walker, to son Thomas Carr charged with £5 yearly to son Bedford Carr for life and £5 to son Alan Carr for life, such payments to begin after wife's death; also charged with the payment of £100 to testator's daughter Catherine within six months after the death of her mother, if she should be single or married with the approbation of the executor. If she should marry with one Cane, then she should have only £5

Abstract of SAS/G22/66 concerning Potmans and Bishops Brooks  SAS/G22/67  nd (wmk 1819)

Original will of Thomas Carr of Beddingham, gent  SAS/G22/68  20 Dec 1727

Contents:
To son Alexander Carr all his messuages lands in Beddingham and South Malling and elsewhere; to wife Hannah £5 yearly charged upon the messuages and lands, over and above the jointure already made to her
Residue to John Newington of Ripe, yeoman, and William Crawley of Beddingham, who are appointed executors
Wife to occupy messuage and lands during the minority of son Alexander on conditions.
Executors to take into their own hands one silver watch, one silver cup, one silver tobacco box and four silver salts to keep the same for son Alexander on his attaining 21.

Mortgage for £400  SAS/G22/69  28 Sep 1761

Contents:
Alexander Carr of Beddingham, yeoman, only son and heir of Thomas Carr of Beddingham deceased, the eldest son of Alan Carr of Glynde, clerk, to Richard Stanford of Preston, yeoman, and Thomas Rogers of Kingston, yeoman (executors and trustees of the will of John Stanford of Rodmell, yeoman)
Messuage or tenement called Halles otherwise Potmans and 79a in Beddingham

Bond in £800 for payment of SAS/G22/69  SAS/G22/70  28 Sep 1761

Schedule of deeds  SAS/G22/71  29 Sep 1761

Contents:
1626-1692 received from Alexander Carr, to be re-delivered on payment of mortgage money; with copy

Release of mortgage-term  SAS/G22/72  1 Oct 1763

Contents:
Richard Stanford and Thomas Rogers to Alexander Carr, on payment of the mortgage money of the mortgage term created deed of 20 Sep 1761 (SAS/G22/69)

Schedule of deeds  SAS/G22/73  26 Nov 1763

Contents:
As SAS/G22/71, with receipt by mortgagee (name excised) for £500

Conveyance for £270  SAS/G22/74  2 Aug 1799

Contents:
Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, vicar of Beddingham, by direction of the commissioners for the redemption of Land Tax, to Thomas Carr of Beddingham, gent
1 5a Of arable land (N: road from Glynde to Beddingham Church: E, W, S: land of TC)
2 1a In Beddingham Marsh (E, W, N: an old branch of Glynde Sewer; S: a new cut
3 1a in Stock Marsh (W: the river Ouse; E, N, S: land of TC)
All being part of the glebe lands of the parish of Beddingham

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G22/75  28 May 1677

Contents:
Richard Isted, gent, against Thomas Isted, gent, with Richard Elphick as vouchee, of 10a of fresh marsh in Beddingham

BERWICK ESTATE  [no ref. or date]

Settlement (covenant to stand seised)  SAS/G23/1  25 Apr 1606

Contents:
Robert Sackville of Bolbrook [in Hartfield], Lord Buckhurst, eldest son and heir of Thomas Sackville, earl of Dorset, with George Curson of Croxall in Derbyshire, kt and George Ryvers of Chafford in Kent, kt
1 The manor of Berwick otherwise South Berwick and New Inned Marsh with the adjoining salts in Pevensey, occupied by George Phillipes of Tenterden in Kent, gent, late John Harte of Ringmer and Thomas Stone of Framfield
2 The manor of Brambletye in East Grinstead, Wootton Farm [in Folkington] in the rape of Pevensey occupied by [blank] Garnett (late part of the possessions of William Shelley of Michelgrove, esq, attainted of treason), the rectory of Ringmer occupied by Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq [?recte the Langworths], the rectory of Framfield occupied by Arthur Langeworth, his wife Rose and son John [?recte Edward Gage], the rectory of Alfriston occupied by James Thatcher, esq and a messuage and land called Sherwoodes in Withyham, late occupied by [blank] Holembie, widow, deceased
In trust for RS for life, remainder (1 above) to his second son Edward Sackville, esq, in tail male, remainder to RS's eldest son Richard Sackville, esq, remainder to RS's daughter Cecily Sackville; (2 above) to RS's second son Edward Sackville in tail, remainder to RS's right heirs
W: William Twynyho, George Sheppard, Thomas Haddon, Henry Smyth

Counterpart lease for 100 years at a nominal rent  SAS/G23/2  26 Nov 1611

Contents:
Edward Sackville, kt to [Henry Howard], Earl of Northampton, Thomas [Howard], Earl of Arundel and Surrey and William Howard of Naworth in Cumbeland
1 Manor of South Berwick with lands in Berwick, Hailsham and Selmeston
2 Manor of Brambletye in East Grinstead
3 All ES's other manors and lands in Sussex
4 Manor or farm of Cowden in Kent
5 All ES's other manors and lands in Ashurst, Kent
6 Manor of Temple Brewer in Lincolnshire
7 All ES's other manors and lands in Lincolnshire
8 Manor of Wootton [in Folkington], occupied by William Crowe
9 Sherwoodes Farm in Withyham
10 Parsonages of Ringmer, Framfield and Alfriston
11 Manors and lands called The Vine Garden (40a marsh and two gardens) and pieces called The Millbancke and The Osyer Platt (7a)
W: Thomas Whatman, Thomas Robinson, John Scatliffe

Limited enfranchisement (manor of Berwick) for £10 10s  SAS/G23/3  1 Jun 1618

Contents:
Richard [Sackville], Earl of Dorset, and his brother Edward Sackville, kt to Agnes Austen, wife of John Austen of Alciston, yeoman
A house and 7a in Arlington, quitrent 20d
W: Thomas Brooke, Thomas Myddlemore, John Inkersall, William Gyles, Thomas Gibson, Edmund Lyntott

Limited enfranchisement (manor of Berwick) for £23 6s 8d  SAS/G23/4  1 June 1618

Contents:
Richard [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and his brother Edward Sackville, kt with William Levett of Winton in Alfriston, mason
1 One wist of land at Winton, sometime Russell, quitrent 10s 8d
2 Cottage containing a house and 1a 1r at Winton, quitrent 4s
W: Thomas Brooke, Thomas Myddlemore, John Inkersall, William Gyles, Thomas Gibson, Edmund Lynott

Settlement (deed to declare the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G23/5  23 Jul 1618

Contents:
Thomas Whatman of the Inner Temple, London, esq and Thomas Brooke of the Middle Temple, London, esq, Edward Lynsey of London, esq and Thomas Robinson of London, gent and Richard [Sackville], Earl of Dorset, and his brother Edward Sackville, kt
The manor of Berwick, 100a called New Innings in Pevensey and land called The Pickhay and The Broad in Hellingly
W: Christopher Woad, Edward Underwood

Mortgage for £300  SAS/G23/6  30 Nov 1622

Contents:
Edward Sackville of Berwick, kt to John Herne of Lincoln's Inn, Mx, esq
The rents of assize of the manor of Berwick.
W: Richard Amherst, Robert Eldred

Mortgage for £500 (deed to declare the uses of a fine)  SAS/G23/7  24 Jun 1623

Contents:
Edward Sackville, kt to his brother Richard [Sackville], Earl of Dorset, Richard Amherst of Gray's Inn, esq and Edward Lindsey, esq
The manor of Berwick
Recites: fine levide by Thomas Whatman of the Inner Temple, esq and RS's servant Evan Edwards, gent, Trinity term 1623
W: Evan Edwards, Francis Hewes, Adam Bradford

Mortgage for £1200  SAS/G23/8  18 Jan 1625

Contents:
Edward [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and his feoffees to George Strode and William Strode of London, merchants
The manor of Berwick
W: Evan Edwards, John Wrighte, Roger Richardson

Mortgage for £3000  SAS/G23/9  20 Feb 1627

Contents:
Edward [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and his feoffees to George Strode and William Strode of London, merchants
The manor and advowson of Berwick, 100a called New Innings in Pevensey and land called The Pickhay and The Broad in Hellingly
Recites: outstanding leases of the properties
W: Henry Compton, Thomas Shirley, Richard Rosseter, William Whittle, William Smyth, Thomas Myddlemore the younger

Release  SAS/G23/10  7 Nov 1629

Contents:
Edward [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and his feoffees to George and William Strode of London, merchants
The quitrents of Berwick manor purchased by GS and WS of John Herne (to whom they were mortgaged and forfeited), 6 Nov 1629
W: Oliver Alan, Thomas Oliver, Richard Isted, John Turpin, Christopher Nevill, William Bowles

Defeasance of release (confirmation of mortgage) for £3500  SAS/G23/11  8 Nov 1629

Contents:
George Strode of Westerham in Kent, esq and William Strode of Barrington in Somerset, esq, to Edward [Sackville], Earl of Dorset
1 The quitrents of Berwick manor, sold to GS and WS by John John Herne, 6 Nov 1629
2 The manor of Berwick, motrgaged to GS and WS 20 Feb 1627
GS and WS covenant that ES may redeem the property by the payment of £3500
W: Christopher Nevill, William Bowles, Oliver Alan

Mortgage for £3500  SAS/G23/12  20 Jun 1632

Contents:
Edward [Sackville], Earl of Dorset, with George and William Strode of London, merchants to John Nutt of Berwick, clerk
1 The manor and advowson of Berwick
2 The capital messuage of Berwick occupied by Nicholas Dobson at £294 under a 21-year lease of 12 Feb 1630
3 100a Called New Innings in Pevensey
4 Land called The Pickhay and The Broad in Hellingly
W: Benjamin Scarlett, Anthony Roberts, John Payne, Henry Compton, Robert Foster, J White; W to seisin: Nicholas Dobson farmer of Berwick, Richard Austen, Edward Dodson, John Pellett, 25 Jul 1632

Power of attorney  SAS/G23/13  20 Jun 1632

Contents:
Edward [Sackville], Earl of Dorset, George Strode and William Strode to Edward Reynes of Lewes, gent, and James Brooke of Alfriston, gent
To give seisin of the manor of Berwick to John Nutt of Berwick, clerk

Release of the equity of redemption  SAS/G23/14  6 Feb 1647

Contents:
Edward [Sackville], Earl of Dorset to John Nutt of Berwick, clerk
The equity of redemption in the manor of Berwick and property mortgaged by SAS/G23/12
Attached: receipt by ES for the purchase-price of £5050 from John Nutt of Mays in Selmeston, clerk; W: George Parkyns, Vincent Williams, Richard Rosseter; 18 Nov 1647

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G23/15  11 Apr 1651

Contents:
John Nutt of Mays in Selmeston, esq, and his wife Ann and his son and heir Thomas Nutt to Thomas Parker of Ratton in Willingdon, kt and William Thomas of Westdean, gent
1 The manor of Oldland with a furnace, iron-mill and watermill in Buxted and Maresfield
2 A Messuage and farm in Ripe occupied by John Reynolds
3 Land in Northiam and Beckley occupied by John Sharpe
4 64a Called Badbrookes in Selmeston
5 16a Called Ballaredes Downe in Selmeston with the messuage and 1a called Badbrooke Acre near the church in Selmeston Street, once part of the land belonging to Mays
6 20a Called the Vine Lease in Selmeston, occupied by JN, once part of the land belonging to Mays
7 Messuage, malting-house and adjoining land called The Tie in Alfriston, occupied by Richard James, maltster
8 Capital messuage called Mays House where JN lives with Mays Lands occupied by JN and William Blaker
9 The manor of Earby in West Rounton, Yorkshire, purchased by JN from William Russell, kt and his son Francis Russell as collateral security for Mays
10 The manor of Berwick

Fine  SAS/G23/16  Trinity term 1651

Contents:
Between Thomas Parker, kt and William Thomas and John Nutt and Ann

Probate (PCC) of the will (23 Feb 1675) of Thomas Nutt of Lewes, kt  SAS/G23/17  5 Aug 1675

Settlement (deed to lead the use of a fine)  SAS/G23/18  15 Jan 1680

Contents:
Thomas Dyke of Horham in Waldron, bt and his wife Philadelphia to Thomas Newdigate of Lewes, esq, and Thomas Shelley of Lewes, gent, in trust
1 Farm and lands called Endlewickes, Chawhams, Moorehill and Harwoods (220a) in Arlington and Wilmington, occupied by Nicholas Dobson, purchased by PD's father Thomas Nutt of Sir John Stapley and Henry Shelley
2 A moiety of the manor of Berwick, Mays House, Berwick Windmill, Little Lulhams in Ripe and other lands in Selmeston
Endorsed: delivered by Chatfield Turner's executor to J[ohn] H[oper], 16 Feb 1808

Settlement (deed to lead the use of a recovery)  SAS/G23/19  8 Nov 1683

Contents:
Anthony Bramston of Skreens in Roxwell, Essex, and his wife Katherine (one of the daughters of Thomas Nutt of Lewes, kt, deceased) with Richard Parker of Jevington, esq and John Bramston of Ashdon in Essex, gent, in trust
1 Messuage and land in Northiam and Beckley occupied by John Reynolds
2 Moiety of the manor of Berwick and other land as SAS/G23/18, naming occupiers
W: Bridger Dyke, Frances Kidder, John Harris

Settlement (lease and release) to lead the uses of a recovery  SAS/G23/20A, B  10, and 11 Jan 1704

Contents:
Anthony Bramston of Skreens in Roxwell, Essex, and his wife Katherine (one of the daughters of Thomas Nutt of Lewes, kt, deceased) with his son and heir John Bramston, esq to Anthony Bramston and others to Robert Coleman of Furnivalls Inn, London, gent, John Freman of Colchester in Essex, gent and Thomas Bramston of Writtle in Essex, gent
Moiety as SAS/G23/19 naming occupiers

Exemplification of a common recovery  SAS/G23/21  12 Feb 1704

Contents:
John Freeman and Thomas Bramston against Robert Colman

Conveyance (lease and release, bond and feoffment) for £5700  SAS/G23/22-23  19, 20 Apr 1704

Contents:
Anthony Bramston of Skreens in Roxwell, Essex, and others to Thomas Dyke of Horham [in Waldron], bt
Moiety as SAS/G23/19, naming occupiers

Mortgage  SAS/G23/24  20 Apr 1704

Contents:
By Thomas Dyke of Horham [in Waldron], bt, to Anthony Bramston of Skreens in Roxwell, Essex, esq for £3000
Endorsed: release by AB's son and executor Thomas Bramston, 2 Mar 1728

Assignment of SAS/G23/24 by Anthony Bramston to John Danvers of Lincoln's Inn, esq  SAS/G23/25  22 May 1705

Final concord  SAS/G23/26  Trinity term 1706

Contents:
John Toke, esq, Henry Campion, esq and Thomas James, esq v Thomas Dyke, bt and his wife Philadelphia
Two barns, a stable, 50a land, 30a meadow and 150a pasture in Arlington and Wilmington

Settlement (assignment of mortgage in trust)  SAS/G23/27  12 Sep 1716

Contents:
Thomas Fuller of Warbleton, gent to Thomas Streatfeild the younger of Sevenoaks, gent;TS to marry TF's daughter Philadelphia
Mortgage for £2000 of a moiety of the manor of Berwick and other property by Thomas Dyke of Horham [in Waldron], bt, to TF, 22 Apr 1704; 12 Sep 1716
Endorsed: release by Philadelphia Streatfeild, widow, on payment by Thomas Dyke, bt; 10 May 1729

Assignment  SAS/G23/28  22 Nov 1721

Contents:
Of term created by a mortgage of 1705 (SAS/G23/25) by Joseph Danvers of Swithland in Leicestershire and his brother John Danvers, executors of John Danvers of Precot in Oxfordshire, esq, deceased) to John Lade of Southwark in Surrey, esq in trust for the purchaser Thomas Dyke of Horham [in Waldron], bt
Endorsed: assignment by JL to TD to extinguish the term; 2 Mar 1728

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G23/29A, B  1, 2 Jan 1728

Contents:
John Toke of Godington in Kent and Henry Campion of Danny [in Hurstpierpoint], esq (executors of Thomas Dyke of Horham in Waldron, bt) with the consent of Lewis Stephens, clerk, archdeacon of Barnstaple in Devon and his wife Philadelphia, John Cockman of Aylesford in Kent, doctor of physic and his wife Elizabeth (TD's two daughters) to TD's son and heir Thomas Dyke of Horham in Waldron, bt the manors of Berwick and Sheldown; other property of which TD the father died seised
Reserved: manor of Langley and leasehold property already sold

Settlement (conveyance to suffer a common recovery)  SAS/G23/30  18 Jan 1728

Contents:
Thomas Dyke of Horham [in Waldron], bt to John James of East Grinstead, gent and John Ward of the Inner Temple, esq
Moiety formerly belonging to TD's mother Philadelphia, daughter of Thomas Nutt, kt, of the manor of Berwick, Mays Hous ein Selmeston and other property

Exemplification of common recovery covenanted by SAS/G23/30  SAS/G23/31  12 Feb 1728

Copy lease for 100 years at 1s for £10  SAS/G23/32  29 Sep 1742

Contents:
Thomas Dyke of Horham in Waldron, bt, to William Levett of Alfriston, miller
½a, Part of The Little Hill near Wicklands in Alfriston where a windmill was lately erected at the cost of WL's father James Levett
W:James Evelyn, Thomas James

Conveyance for £1 1s  SAS/G23/33  10 Jun 1745

Contents:
Thomas Dyke of Horham in Waldron, bt, to Thomas Fuller of Berwick, husbandman piece of waste in the manor of Berwick already enclosed by TF where he has built a small messuage and a hog-pound (E (12 rods) The Appleton; W: road; N, S (2 rods), being somewhat broader in the middle)
To be held as a freehold tenement of TD's manor of Berwick by a quitrent of 2s, heriot of £1 1s and 2s relief
W: Edmund Parson, John James

Detailed valuation [?by John Nutt, clerk] of the manor of Berwick  SAS/G23/34  1625

Contents:
Prepared for Mr [George] Strode on his purchase, based on the rents reserved on leases of the demesnes; suggestions for timber for repairs and documents to require to be handed over; includes a list of demesne fields, a copy of the rental of the manor, valuation of Nicholas Dabson's farm and other demesne leases, surveys of demesne fields by Henry Compton, kt, Sackville Turner, esq and Thomas Robinson, servant to Edward Sackville, esq, 6 Nov 1611, and as now let by Mr Brooke, 1625

Particulars of the manor of Berwick and Berwick Court Farm  SAS/G23/35  1804

Contents:
With 797a in Berwick, Arlington and Alfriston, to be sold 14 Jul 1804, with draft; calculation of the value of the farm and of the proceeds of enfranchising all 19 copyhold tenements of the manor of Berwick

Extracts from the court books of the manor of Berwick  SAS/G23/36  nd wmk 1796

Contents:
Concerning Mr Willard's land in Hailsham and Hellingly, 1711-1796

Parcels [of the whole estate] to be added to abstract of deed of 6 Feb 1786  SAS/G23/37  nd [c1790]

GLOUCESTERSHIRE ESTATE  [no ref. or date]

General pardon to Richard Milborne, esq  SAS/G24/1  12 Jul 1523

General pardon to Benedict Winchcombe of Noke, Oxfordshire, esq  SAS/G24/2  24 Feb 1604

General pardon to William Hall of Highmeadow, Gloucestershire, gent  SAS/G24/3  5 Apr 1604

Probate (PCC) of the will (1 Jul 1605) of William Fawconer of Laverstock, Wiltshire, esq  SAS/G24/4  6 Mar 1610

Writ to the sheriff of Oxfordshire  SAS/G24/5  23 Jun 1618

Contents:
Concerning monies not accounted for by Benedict Winchcombe, esq, sheriff from Michaelmas 9 Jas I to 10 Jas I

Exemplification of a verdict and recovery in the court of common pieas  SAS/G24/6  29 Nov 1613

Contents:
William Throckmorton, kt and bt, and John Vaughan esq, executors of the will of Thomas Bamham, esq against William Hall of Newland, Gloucestershire, gent on a bond for £20

Draft bill in Star Chamber  SAS/G24/7  nd [c1618]

Contents:
Benedict Winchcombe of Noke, Oxfordshire, esq in regard to a debt of £600 from Jeffery Cooke and riotous entry into lands in Brittenden in Stanlake, 12 Aug 1616

Defeasance of conveyance  SAS/G24/8  29 Aug, 1621

Contents:
William Wintour indemnifies Benedict Winchcombe from the covenants in a conveyance of even date by BW and Benedict Hall, esq, to Richard Fermor, kt, George Huntley, kt, WW and John Winchcombe

General pardon to Benedict Hall of High Meadow, Gloucestershire, esq  SAS/G24/9  10 Feb 1626

Assignment  SAS/G24/10  15 Jun 1627

Contents:
John Farmer, gent, son of John Farmer of Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire, esq, and Mary Hall, daughter of William Hall of High Meadow, Gloucestershire, esq, deceased, to Edward Morgan of Pencoed, Monmouthshire, esq and Henry Hall of Grays Inn, Middlesex, gent, of 17 bonds listed in annexed schedule

Settlement  SAS/G24/11  4 Dec 1634

Contents:
Robert [Bertie], Earl of Lindsey, lord chamberlain and high constable of England, at the instance of his wife Elizabeth, to Henry [Montagu], Earl of Manchester, lord privy seal, and George [Manners], Earl of Rutland, to the use of EL
£650, of which £250 was paid as a gratuity by Thomas Pelham, kt, purchaser of manors belonging to EL which were sold to pay RL's debts
W: Henry Pelham, Edward Skipwithe, Oliver Alan, Robert Cuffe, Ch Rollinsun, Ed Cockerell
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/46

Probate account  SAS/G24/12  30 Apr 1635

Contents:
Benedict Hall, esq, nephew and administrator of the estate of Thomas Hall of Newland, Gloucestershire, of the administration of the estate and his discharge by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/47

Settlement  SAS/G24/13  10 Oct 1642

Contents:
Edward Perkins of Pilstone, Monmouthshire, gent, and Mary Hall, spinster, one of the younger daughters of Benedict Hall of High Meadow, Gloucestershire concerning the portions of eleven of the younger children of Benedict Hall
Recites: conveyance by BH to EP and Henry Hall of all his messuages, lands, rents, profits in trust for raising portions and maintenance of eleven of BH's younger children Ann, Mary, Cecilia, Elizabeth, Frances, Catherine and Barbara, John, William, Edward and Francis, to hold to EP for 15 years, paying BH and his wife Ann a rent of £250 for the maintenance of themselves and their eldest son Henry Benedict Hall
EP agrees with MH to pay the profits of the properties to his father William Perkins for the benefit of MH and the rest of the younger children, EP being allowed £40 a year for his pains in managing the trust
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/48

Copy settlement  SAS/G24/14  10 Jun 1657

Contents:
Of the High Meadow estate on the marriage of Henry Benedict Hall, esq, son of Benedict Hall of High Meadow, Gloucestershire, esq and Frances, daughter of John Fortescue of Salden in Buckinghamshire, kt and bt

Assignment  SAS/G24/15  26 Jan 1660

Contents:
Benedict Hall of High Meadow, Gloucestershire, esq to his son Henry Benedict Hall
Recognizance or statute in £600 acknowledged to BH before the sheriffs of Gloucester by Thomas Freame of Nether Lipyat, Gloucestershire, esq, 7 Oct 1641
Appointment of HBH as attorney for its recovery
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/49

Deed of appointment  SAS/G24/16  1 Mar 1663

Contents:
John Hall, receiver of the revenues of the duchy of Lancaster in Monmouthshire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire, appointing his brother Edward Hall of High Meadow, gent, as his deputy
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/50

Deed of covenant  SAS/G24/17  2 Feb 1674

Contents:
Thomas Colt of St Paul Covent Garden, gent and Henry Hall of High Meadow in Gloucestershire, esq
Discharge of a fourth part of a fifth part of the manor of Kinthorp and other manors, lands and tenements in Yorkshire, formerly the inheritance of James Scudamore, conveyed by BH and TC to George Hill and Thomas Kenyon, 2 Feb 1674, from a judgement recovered by TC against Scudamore for £1600 in Michaelmas term 1655
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/51

Letters of administration (PCC) of the estate of Ursula Penrodock otherwise Bertie of St Paul Covent Garden, Mx, widow, to her son Robert Bertie, esq  SAS/G24/18  14 Dec 1680

Contents:
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/52

Assignment  SAS/G24/19  9 Feb 1681

Contents:
George Penrodock of Hale, Hampshire, esq and his sister Elizabeth Penrodock, to Seymour Bowman of Lincolns Inn, esq and Robert Hatchman of London, gent
A moiety of a yearly payment of £26 8s granted by Robert Vyner of London, kt and bt, to their brother Charles Penrodock of St Paul Covent Garden, gent, 23 Feb 1678, a proportion of a rent charged on the excise, granted to Vyner by the crown, 30 Apr 1677
Recites: will of CP making GP and EP his executors, 18 Sep 1678
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/53

Bill of sale for £155  SAS/G24/20  7 Aug 1686

Contents:
Edward Read, bt, sheriff of Oxfordshire to Samuel Toovey of Wormesly, Oxfordshire, gent
Goods of Elizabeth [Nevill], dowager Lady Abergavenny, appraised in attached schedule, seized under a writ of fieri facias at the suit of William Turton
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/54

Release of chattels for £157  SAS/G24/21  22 Jan 1694

Contents:
Samuel Toovey of Wormesly, Oxfordshire, gent to Joseph Gage of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, esq
Goods of Elizabeth [Nevill], dowager Lady Abergavenny, sold to ST as SAS/G24/20 and to him on a seizure at the suit of John Dobinson, 7 Aug 1686
Endorsed: consent of EN's administrator Ralph Sheldon, 22 Jan 1694
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/56

Appointment  SAS/G24/22  15 Mar 1688

Contents:
By [Henry Somerset], Duke of Beaufort, of Henry Benedict Hall as a deputy lieutenant for Gloucestershire, with copy attached of letters patent appointing HS as lord lieutenant
Formerly also listed as SAS/G24/55

Settlement  SAS/G24/23  10 Sep 1688

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt and Edward Mostyn of St Giles in the Fields, Middlesex, bt and Mary Stanley, sister of Roland Stanley of Hooton, Cheshire, bt; JG to marry MS
Her share of Lodge Farm in Essex to be settled by MS
The manor of Lackford and Farnham St Martin in Suffolk to be settled by JG
W: Elizabeth [Nevill, lady] Abergavenny, Robert brent, William Copage

Settlement  SAS/G24/24  30 Oct 1713

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, esq, with Benedict Hall of High Meadow, Gloucestershire, esq and his only child Benedicta Maria Theresa Hall; TG to marry BMTH
A diamond necklace, earrings and plate given to her by TG, and the furniture of her own chamber and closet

Demise by feoffees  SAS/G24/25  7 Mar 1516

Contents:
John Mathewe of High Meadow, Richard Bufford, John Seymore and Richard Wenlok to Henry Hall of High Meadow
A croft of land and pasture in Newland within the Forest of Dean (in breadth between the road from High Meadow towards Staunton and the gore of John Teylowe called the Dyngyll Pytte on one side and the grove of John Bunyop and HH's land called Shitwiche on the other side; in length from John Teylowe's grove called Byrtesgrove otherwise the Dyngyll Grove and the Toofyldes Grove to the land of James Moore vicar of Newland)), which the grantors had jointly with other lands and tenements by grant and feoffment of John Teylowe, 30 May 1515
W: Thomas Hygyn, Thomas Byrtt, Thomas Wade

Quitclaim  SAS/G24/26  9 Mar 1516

Contents:
John Teylowe of High Meadow to Henry Hall of High Meadow
Croft in SAS/G24/25
W: John Hyggyn, John William, Thomas Wade

Feoffment  SAS/G24/27  7 Apr 1516

Contents:
John Teylowe of High Meadow in Newland to Henry Hall of High Meadow
Croft in SAS/G24/25
Appointment of Walter Dull and William Carpentar as attornies to give seisin
W: John Hyggyn, John Williams, Thomas Wade, Thomas Hyggyn, Thomas Byrtt

Quitclaim  SAS/G24/28  26 May 1516

Contents:
William Teylowe of Tetbury to Henry Hall of High Meadow [in Newland]
Croft in SAS/G24/45
Subscribed in English: an exception is made by William Teylowe above written to Harry Hall that he shall not claim no manner of title to a messuage lying in High Meadow within the parish of Newland neither to Dyngillfild neithr to Towfildes which lands was jointure to Alice Teylowe his mother

Grant  SAS/G24/29  28 Oct 1516

Contents:
John Whytson and Alice Whytson, daughter and heir of William Whytson, to Henry Hall of High Meadow [in Newland]
A messuage with garden adjoining and a parcel of waste land of the land of John Teylowe annexed, in High Meadow (in breadth between the tenement and garden of John Smyth and land of John Teylow and the road from Colford towards the church of All Saints of Newland on all sides)
Quitrent of 12d and heriot to Alexander Beynam, kt
W: Peter ap John, John Hygyns, William Dull, John Mathew, Richard Buffard

Grant  SAS/G24/30  10 Oct 1521

Contents:
John Watkyn of High Meadow [in Newland] and his wife Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Agnes Jorden, to William Hall of High Meadow
A barn with a parcel of land adjoining in Newland and parcel of land in Staunton called Pytacre, (in length and breadth to the road from Staunton to High Meadow, the house of Thomas Hyet, land of James Moore, vicar of Newland, and land and messuage of JW on every side)
W to livery of seisin: Thomas Brytt, William Yerley, Richard Jordan, John Rosse, Richard Tylar

Quitclaim  SAS/G24/31  13 Oct 1521

Contents:
John Watkyn and his wife Elizabeth to William Hall
Premises as SAS/G24/30

Grant  SAS/G24/32  15 Apr 1525

Contents:
Edward Norton, son and heir of Richard Norton of Churchend, deceased, to William Hall of High Meadow [in Newland]
A piece of land in The Clowre (in length and breadth between land of Thomas Youan, land of Richard Bufford, land of the heir of John Birnell, land of the heir of John Smythe of Stanton on all sides); rent to EN one red rose if demanded
W: Christopher Frend, Walter Dull, Richard Bufford, James Birtt, Henry Higyns

Grant of rent and services  SAS/G24/33  30 Nov 1526

Contents:
Thomas Dey of Newland to William Hall of High Meadow [in Newland]
Nine pennyworth of rent from a messuage in Colford in the Forest of Dean late of William Tailor and formerly known by the name of Farre and heriot when it should happen; which messuage Richard Acourte and his wife Joan hold in her right of TD by the said rent and services
At Colford

Grant of rents and services  SAS/G24/34  25 Oct 1528

Contents:
Christopher Laurence of Breme in Newland, son and heir of John Laurence deceased, William Hall of High Meadow [in Newland]
Yearly quitrents and services for messuages and lands held of CL, as follows:
1 John Forde for a messuage in Breme, 8d and heriot
2 Christopher Frynde and Thomas Mathew, two messuages and meadow in Breme, 18d, heriot and relief
3 Christopher Beynam, kt, a messuage in Breme, 2d, heriot and relief
4 The heirs of Thomas Pyrry, a messuage in Breme, 6d, heriot and relief.
5 John Griffith, a messuage in Breme, 6d, heriot and relief
6 John Robert, a meadow at Breme, sometime of Sir Alexander Beynam, 2s.
7 Richard Palmer, a meadow in Myllyngs Lane adjoining to Swathill Lane, 6d, heriot and relief.
8 The heirs of William Helder, the site of a messuage with meadow adjoining in Myllyngs Lane, 3d.
9 The heirs of John Mathewes of Heymedow, a meadow in Myllings Lane, 10d, heriot and relief.
W: Richard ap Rees, parish priest of Newland, Richard Marten parish clerk of Newland, John Wytson, Thomas Hynam

Grant  SAS/G24/35  26 Jun 1529

Contents:
John Whitson of Clowrewall, son and heir of John Whitson the elder deceased, to William Hall of High Meadow [in Newland]
A parcel of land and meadow in Shutgrove at Clowrewall in Newland (between lands of the heirs of William Skyner, Christopher Beyham, kt, William Tylar, the heirs of Philip Hopar, the heirs of John Wall and John Robert on every side), with a way leading to the parcel of land used from ancient time
W: John Elly, Thomas Harwy, Edward Norton

Lease for 99 years at £1 5s  SAS/G24/36  4 May 1532

Contents:
William Hall of Newland, gent to Andrew Yersley of Newland
A parcel of pasture or arable land called Lytle Edyng Wall in Newland (between land of William Wyrerall, S and land of the heirs of John Stanton, N)
W: William Chachmayde, John Dryver, Robert Fowler; Thomas Hygons, Richard Wade, John Weler, Richard a Monyth, Hugh ap Powell

Quitclaim  SAS/G24/37  26 Nov 1532

Contents:
Thomas Norton of Staunton to William Hall of High Meadow [in Newland]
Two parcels of land in Staunton (one in Shobley between land of WH, Andrew George, Christopher Frynde and TN and the way from Staunton to High Meadow on every side; the other in The Clowre between land of the heirs of Richard Ewan and land of WH); which TN had jointly with Walter ap Baddam since deceased by feoffment of William Smyth of Staunton
W: Master [Roger] Wynter, chaplain, Andrew Waldyn, John Norton, Hugh ap Powell

Bond in £50  SAS/G24/38  9 Mar 1533

Contents:
John Elly of Newland, yeoman, to William Hall
For payment of £31 3s 4d at Candlemas day 1535 upon a mortgage by John Elly to William Werall the younger, Edward Cachemayde and Thomas Hygyn of all his lands in Newland and Staunton except a grove called Bowyars Grove, to the use of William Hall
W: Master Roger Wentur, priest of St Nicholas chancel of Newland, William Weralle, gent, John Sladye, Richard Sergaunte otherwise Sowemaker

Quitclaim  SAS/G24/39  21 May 1537

Contents:
John Elly of Newland, yeoman, to William Hall of High Meadow [in Newland]
Lands, meadows, groves and an annual rent of 2s in Newland and Staunton (details) which WH has by the feoffment of William Werall, gent, Edward Cachemayd, gent and Thomas Hygyn of Staunton, yeoman, 19 May 1537
W: William wyrawll, Edmund Bekemly, William Suteley, John Hestod, Thomas Hygyn, gents

Grant  SAS/G24/40  10 Mar 1536

Contents:
Edward ap Adam late of Stuanton and his wife Joan, one of the daughters of Richard Horner, to William Hall of High Meadow [in Newland]
A messuage, barn and garden adjoining in High Meadow in Staunton (between the road to Staunton, the messuage and garden of Andrew Dale and the messuage and land of Mori ap Hoell on all sides)
W: Thomas Hygon, Walter Dull, Richard Taylar, William Masse
Endorsed: this deed is of the decayed toft and barn which William Wud holdeth by lease

Grant  SAS/G24/41  20 Feb 1539

Contents:
John Hentlond of Wollaston, Gloucestershire, yeoman, kinsman and heir apparent of Joan Mathew of Clowrwall in Newland, widow to William Hall of High Meadow in Newland, gent
Three parcels of land at Clowrwall (one in length between land of More a Powell on one side and land of John Wall on the other and between land of Thomas Kere of London, wherryman (whiriman) and land of Christopher Beynam, kt and the land of WH; the second piece in the Common Field between land of the heirs of John Wall and land of Henry Dull, Christopher Beynam and Harry Percie on all sides; the third at Cradocks Hole in breadth between land of WH on one side and the road from Clowrwall to Stowe on the other side)
W: Master Arnold, squire, Master Brane, squire, John Gowrthe, Hugh Grefyth, Harry Elly

Bond in £40  SAS/G24/42  20 Mar 1539

Contents:
William Hall of High Meadow [in Newland] to Edward Norton
A barn and orchard in the Lower Street at Churchend in Newland adjoining WH's messuage and barn; four pieces of land at Churchend (bounds)
Conveyance by EN to WH to be void on payment of £22 10s 8d

Bond in £40  SAS/G24/43  28 Jul 1543

Contents:
Leonard Colman, his wife Elizabeth and Agnes Jencekes, daughters and heirs of John Jenckes of Bristol, fishmonger deceased, to William Hall of Newland
For observance of convenants in deed of 27 Jul 1543

Quitclaim  SAS/G24/44  15 May 1545

Contents:
Christopher Frend of Whitecleve to William Haull
A piece of land and a grove next the Holouewaye in Newland (between land of Edmund Cheachmay and of Richard Ewan on one side and between the grove of William Werraull and William Heulyng on the other side and between land of William Werraull called Barneheld and the cloth mill of the heirs of Richard Ewan called the Touckmill and between land and mill of Robert Elly and William Heulyng on all sides)
W: John Quarr, vicar of Newland, Edward Bell, Roger Foorde, cantarista in the parish of Newland

Escheator's inquisition  SAS/G24/45  26 Sep 1546

Contents:
Before William Stempe, esq, at Didbury, Gloucestershire, on the death of William Hall of Newland, gent
A messuage and 10a of land 4a meadow and 6a pasture in Clowerwall, occupied by Hugh Gryffeth, granted to Thomas Butler and William Brydgeman to the use of WH and Julian Nurse and the heirs in tail, 12 Nov 1541;
Three tofts, 400a of land, 100a of meadow, 100a of pasture, 10a of wood, 20a of furze and heath in High Meadow, Ashrudge and Stanton, Gloucestershire, and two messuages, a barn, toft, 100a of land, 40a of pasture, 20a of meadow, 10a of wood and 16a of furze and heath in Clowerwall, Chyrchyn and Colford, Gloucestershire
Two messuages, two barns, 3a of meadow and one orchard in Churchyn and Whytcleve
One messuage and garden, 100a of land, 10a of meadow, 8a of pasture, 6a of wood in High meadow and Stanton
Six messuages, six gardens, four orchards, 200a of land, 40a of meadow, 30a of pasture and 40s rent in High Meadow, Churchyn, Clowerwall, Colford, Breme and Stanton
A barn, 10a of land, 15a of pasture and 10a of meadow in Colford and a pasture in Breme
20a of land, 6a of meadow, 20a of pasture in Asheryche
30a of land, 16a of meadow, 20a pasture and 20a wood in Asherudge
WH died 1 Aug 1545; his heir is Christopher Hall, aged 23 on 2 Feb 1546

MOCKETTS IN WEST FIRLE  [no ref. or date]

Conveyance (feoffment) for £900  SAS/G25/1  1 Mar 1681

Contents:
Thomas Harison of Sutton by Seaford, gent, and his eldest son and heir John Harison to Thomas Medley of Barcombe, gent
1 Capital messuage and malthouse, stable and 30a, with 7a of meadow land in Firle Wish, the Nacorns and Charney and 4a of arable land in the common field or laine called Twytoune, late occupied by William Ballard
2 14a Of meadowland called Hildersland; 13a meadow, part of Snakeham otherwise Small Wish; 1a in the Long Sparke, 1a in Sparke Croft; 1a of pasture called Millers and ½a called Mylands, both in that part of Twytoun recently enclosed by James Rowe; Hurstcroft, 2a; 1a in the Mooreland field of Sackville Graves, esq; ½a in the same; 1a meadow, in Northern Brooke; 2a 1r in the Great Sparke; two pieces called The Mooreland (6a); 4a in Northerne Brooke; 1 cowleaze containing 1½a in Keeburgh; occupied by Thomas Gower, late John Colvill
3 2a 3r In the common moorlands, occupied by John Bett
All in West Firle and late the lands of TH's parents Thomas Harison, gent and his wife Elizabeth
Stephen Elphicke of Seaford, gent, attorney to deliver seisin

Conveyance (lease and release) for £1145  SAS/G25/2-3  2 Apr 1703

Contents:
Thomas Medley of Southover to John Gurr of Ranscombe in South Malling, yeoman
Premises in SAS/G25/1
Endorsed receipt for purchase-money includes copyhold recently purchased by TM from [blank] Yokehurst

Mortgage for £350  SAS/G25/4  8 Apr 1703

Contents:
John Gurr of Ranscombe in South Malling, yeoman, to Richard Barnard of Lewes, gent
Premises in SAS/G25/1

Assignment of mortgage with bond  SAS/G25/5-6  8 Nov 1703

Contents:
Richard Barnard and John Gurr to Thomas Waterman the younger of Ashford, Kent, gent; part of the portion of RB's daughter Susannah on her marriage with TW

Assignment of mortgage with bond  SAS/G25/7-8  21 Jun 1728

Contents:
Thomas Waterman and John Fryer of West Firle and his wife Mary (only daughter and heir of John Gurr deceased) to William Gage of Firle, bt

Extract from the will of William Gage, bt  SAS/G25/9  13 Jul 1737

Contents:
Bequest to Elizabeth the wife of William Maskall 'my late servant' of a rent of £70 charged on his estate; recital that WG had a mortgage for £435 on a farm and lands in Firle occupied by William Fryer; he forgives all interest due to the date of his death and devises to William Maskall's daughter Mary Maskall all interest to grow due until she attains 21 or marriage, when he gives her the principal money of £435

Copy of probate (PCC) of the will (13 May 1740) of William Fryer of West Firle, yeoman  SAS/G25/10  2 Apr 1741

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G25/11-12  11, 12 Feb 1748

Contents:
Francis Poole of Lewes, bt, and Lancelot Story of Chelsea, Middlesex, esq (surviving devisees in trust under the will of William Fryer) and Elizabeth Mascall of West Firle, widow, (only sister and heir of William Fryer) to EM's daughter Mary Mascall of Firle, spinster
The messuage and land in SAS/G25/1

Counterpart lease for 500 years as indemnity  SAS/G25/13  4 Mar 1748

Contents:
Mary Mascall of Firle, spinster, to Francis Poole, bt and Lancelot Story, esq, of the property in SAS/G25/11-12 as indemnity against the legacies and debts of her uncle William Fryer

Mortgage in fee for £240 with bond  SAS/G25/14-16  19, 20 Jan 1749

Contents:
Mary Maskall of Firle, spinster, to John Lancaster of Herstmonceux, gent property in SAS/G25/11-12

Settlement  SAS/G25/17  8 Aug 1752

Contents:
Thomas Mockett of West Firle and his son Richard Mocket
1 A messuage in West Firle called the Woolpack
2 Three pieces of land (20a) called Pickfield (E, N: Thomas Gage, bt), Bushiefield (W: land of Thomas Gage bt called The Wishe and lands of Edward Hide), The Five Acres (W: Thomas Gage, bt; S: Parsonage Lands; E: land formerly Thomas Oliver, gent)
3 A croft of pasture (7a) and a barn, stable and close in the street of West Firle to TM for life, remainder to RM

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G25/18-19  2 Nov 1752

Contents:
Mary Maskall of Firle, spinster, John Shelley of East Dean, riding officer of HM Customs, Nicholas Gilbert of Eastbourne, gent and Richard Mockett of Firle, yeoman; MM to marry RM
Messuage and land in SAS/G25/1-16

Counterpart of SAS/G25/19  SAS/G25/20  2 Nov 1752

Contents:
Endorsed: shown to William Cuckow the younger at the time of his examination in chancery for the defendants in Robert Plumer and others v Richard and Mary Mockett

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G25/21-22  1, 2 Nov 1752

Contents:
Richard Mockett of Firle, gent, eldest son and heir of Thomas Mockett, to Nicholas Gilbert of Eastbourne, gent, in trust
His remainder of the messuage and lands in SAS/G25/17
Endorsed: shown to William Cuckow the younger at the time of his examination in chancery for the defendants in Robert Plumer and others v Richard and Mary Mockett

Counterpart of SAS/G25/22  SAS/G25/23  2 Nov 1752

Memorandum  SAS/G25/24  1757

Contents:
[By John Lancaster of Hertmonceux, mortgagee] that £40 of the £240 secured on Miss Mary Maskall's land [by SAS/G25/14-15] belonged to John Mates of Herstmonceux, and note of payments of interest to him, 1752-1757

ALCISTON, SELMESTON  [no ref. or date]

List of deeds of the Bentley and Tilton estates in Framfield, Little Horsted, Selmeston and Alciston  SAS/G26/1  nd [c1711]

Contents:
1682-1711, Purchased by Thomas Gage, bt, from Henry Gage, esq in 1711

Account of rents of William Gage, kt and bt [of the Shovelstrode and Hedgecourt estates], received at East Grinstead by George Briggs  SAS/G26/2  5 Nov 1730

Probate (PCC) of the will (22 Apr 1706) of Thomas Wood of the Cliffe near Lewes, barber-surgeon  SAS/G26/3  17 Jun 1706

Contents:
Confirms settlement of copyhold land at Alciston on wife Mary for life with remainder to son John Wood

Counterpart lease for 11 years from 29 Sep 1716 at £26  SAS/G26/4A  19 Jul 1716

Contents:
John Medhurst of Hastings, jurat, and his wife Mary to John Vallance of Alciston, yeoman
Messuage, two barns and 49a in Alciston
Attached: licence to JM and MM to let; manor of Alciston, 5 Oct 1716

Manor of Alciston  SAS/G26/4B  1729

Contents:
Memorandum of a fine of £42 on John Wood's admittance to several tenements, 28 Apr 1729, with receipt by George Briggs for William Gage, kt and bt, endorsed, 27 Sep 1729

Release for £250  SAS/G26/5  30 Jul 1744

Contents:
Elizabeth Walter of Southover, widow and administratrix of Robert Walter of Lewes, gent, his eldest son Drew Walter of Hurstpierpoint, gent, his youngest son Richard Walter of Southover, apothecary and his daughter Elizabeth Walter of Southover, spinster, to Thomas Hammond of Cliffe, gent and William Hammond of Cliffe, gent
Messuage, barns and 49a in Alciston, copyhold of the manor of Alciston, occupied by John Gurr

Lease for 6 years from 25 Mar 1747 at £55  SAS/G26/6  2 Mar 1747

Contents:
Mary Dann of Herstmonceux, widow to John Newman of Willingdon, farmer copyhold messuage and land in Willingdon

Contract for a lease from year to year at £30  SAS/G26/7  21 May 1748

Contents:
William Hammond of Cliffe, gent and John Gurr of Alciston, yeoman
A messuage, two barns and 49a in Alciston

Counterpart lease for 7 years from 29 Sep 1760 at £32  SAS/G26/8  26 Sep 1760

Contents:
Dorothy Hammond of Mayfield, spinster to Samuel Boys of Alciston, yeoman
A messuage, two barns and 49a in Alciston

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G26/9  22 Oct 1767

Contents:
Admission of Henry Freeman of the Cliffe near Lewes, mercer, as devisee under the will of his aunt Dorothy Hammond to a copyhold messuage and lands in Alciston, 17 tenements in the borough of Tilton

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G26/10  30 Oct 1775

Contents:
Admission of James West of Alciston, yeoman, on the second proclamation of the death of his father John West
A cottage, garden and orchard called Wickershams in the borough of Tilton in Alciston, quitrent 4d

Release  SAS/G26/11  3 Jun 1784

Contents:
William Wheeler (as administrator of Sarah Wheeler, deceased) and Lucy Wheeler to Henry Freeman of a legacy under the will of their aunt Dorothy Hammond of Mayfield, spinster, charged on Alciston farm, 20 Oct 1766
Attached: receipt by Francis Weller to Henry Freeman for a legacy to his wife Katherine Weller in the will fo her aunt Dorothy Hammond, charged on Alciston Farm; 18 Jul 1767

Copy of court roll, manor of Laughton  SAS/G26/12  5 Sep 1792

Contents:
Admission of Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage to lands (30a) called Uptons otherwise Relfes in West Firle, quitrent 16s, on the death if his uncle William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G26/13  12 Dec 1792

Contents:
Admission of Richard Newman the younger of Alfriston, butcher, on surrender by Henry Freeman
Tenements as SAS/G26/9 late Dorothy Hammond

Bond  SAS/G26/14  12 Dec 1792

Contents:
By Henry Freeman of Cliffe, grocer, to Richard Newman the younger of Alfriston, butcher, on surrender as SAS/G26/13

Copy of court roll, manor of Framfield  SAS/G26/15  26 Jun 1793

Contents:
Admission of Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage to a messuage and land in Framfield (details) on the death of his uncle William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage

Copy of court roll, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G26/16  14 Oct 1793

Contents:
Admission of Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage on the death of his uncle William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to a wist of land (20a) at Tilton in Selmeston, quitrent 5s

Copy of court roll, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G26/17  8 Oct 1794

Contents:
Licence to Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage to let his copyholds

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G26/18  8 Oct 1799

Contents:
Admission of William Newman, aged 3, on the death of his father Richard Newman, and appointment of his mother Sarah Newman as guardian
Tenements as SAS/G26/9, late Dorothy Hammond

Cranes in Selmeston  [no ref. or date]

Copy of court roll, manor of Ripe  SAS/G26/19  14 Apr 1663

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Smith, only brother of Joan Smith, to lands called Castlefield and the Clinke in Selmeston, quitrent 8s; Thomas Champion, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ripe  SAS/G26/20  14 Apr 1663

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Smith to James Plummer, to tenement as SAS/G26/19, and his admission

Conveyance (deed to lead the uses of a fine) for £1000  SAS/G26/21  20 May 1687

Contents:
Henry Shelley of Lewes, esq, and his wife Cordelia (one of the daughters and co-heirs of Richard Caldicott of Selmeston, esq, deceased) with Apsley Newton of Southover, esq, and his wife Elizabeth (another daughter of RC), James Butler the elder of Patcham, esq, and his wife Grace (the other daughter of RC) and his son and heir James Butler the younger of Patcham, gent, to William Claggett of Lewes, gent, in trust
1 A croft (½a) in Southover near a place called Pankehurst otherwise Pancras otherwise Penticost Bridge, occuped by HS, the inheritance of their mother Grace Caldicott, widow, deceased
2 Messuage and farm called Cranes, with barn, stable, buildings and pieces of freehold land called the Cranes (8a); the Rusetts (1½a); the Bramblefield (2a); the Pickesse (4a); the Vives meade (7a); the Knolles (12a); the Dudles field (6a); Colfield (30a); Rudgefield (11a); Hanging field (15½a); the lower part of the gardens (5a); the Wades (4a); all in Selmeston, occupied by Edmund Wade, the inheritance of RC
1 Above to GB for life, remainder to JB and JB; 2 above to HS

Final concord specified by SAS/G26/21  SAS/G26/22A, B  Trinity term 1687

Conveyance (lease and release) for £1760  SAS/G26/23-24  1, 2 Oct 1717

Contents:
Grace Butler of Worminghurst, Sussex, widow of James Butler of Patcham, esq, with their only son James Butler of Worminghurst, esq, to John Spence of South Malling, esq
A messuage and farm called Cranes Farm in Selmeston as SAS/G26/21

Feoffment with livery of seisin as SAS/G26/23-24  SAS/G26/25  2 Oct 1717

Contents:
Thomas Barnard the younger of Lewes, gent, attorney to deliver seisin
Endorsed: livery of seisin by TB; W: Walter Barttelot, vicar of Selmeston, Mathias Caldicott, Thomas Newington, 18 Oct 1717

Abstract of SAS/G26/19-26  SAS/G26/26  nd [1743]

Contents:
1687-1717

Copy of court roll, manor of Ripe otherwise Eckington, held at the house of Thomas Blackman in Ripe  SAS/G26/27  6 Oct 1724

Contents:
Admission of John Spence of South Malling, esq, on surrender by Grace Butler of Fulham, Middlesex, widow of James Butler of Worminghurst Park, Sussex, esq
30a Of assart land in Selmeston formerly Allens otherwise Tealings and since Richard Caldicott, esq, being three tenements, quitrents 3s 4d each
Anthony Trumble, steward

Abstract of title  SAS/G26/28  nd [1743]

Contents:
Of John Spence, esq, to Langtye and Crooked Field, Castle Field and The Clink and Fullingers in Selmeston; deeds as SAS/G26/29-47

Extract from a rental of the manor of Ripe, 2 Oct 1730, showing tenements held by John Spence  SAS/G26/29  nd [c1740]

Memorandum  SAS/G26/30  4 Feb 1738

Contents:
By William Boys that when he granted a lease of the Fullinggars to John Spence, esq, for 400 years, he had not the fee of that estate, but afterwards he purchased it of William Adams

Copy of a copy of court roll, 9 Apr 1742, of the manor of Ripe otherwise Eckington  SAS/G26/31  c1800

Contents:
Presentment of the death of John Spence, esq, seised of a moiety of customary lands at Sherrington in Selmeston called the Castle Field and the Clink (18a) and a moiety of 1a called Podyll Acre in Selmeston late Plumers before Smiths sometime Alchornes, formerly Uridges and Furbeys, quitrent 4s 3d; also the other moiety of the same lands, quitrent 4s 3d; one-third of 30a of assert land in Selmeston late Butlers before Caldicotts and formerly Macalls, quitrent 3s 4d; also two other third parts of the same premises, quitrent 6s 8d
Luke Spence was eldest son and heir and he was admitted.
John Spence also held freely a moiety of 30a called Langley otherwise Crooked Field late Hawes and Susan Page, before Elizabeth Miller and formerly Acton in Selmeston, quitrent 3s, and died seised on 15 Jun 1741; the property passed by his will to his eldest son Luke Spence

Selmeston land tax assessment  SAS/G26/32  15 Jun 1767

Contents:
Samuel Caldicott and Joseph Piper, assessors

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 10 Oct 1791 at £63  SAS/G26/33  11 Oct 1791

Contents:
Luke Spence of South Malling, esq, to Thomas Boys of Alciston, yeoman
Western Mead (9a); the Squire Field (7½a); the Bushey Croft (14a); Fullengers (6a); the Lower Castle Field otherwise the Clink Field (8a); the Five Acres (5a); the Hill Field (8a); Wards (4½a) and the Upper Castle field (10a); together 74a

Copy settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G26/34  5, 6 Nov 1705

Copies information: For the original, see SAS/G27/47-48


Contents:
Elizabeth Miller of Ripe, widow, to Thomas Fuller of London, doctor in physic, and Richard Pilbeame of Wivelsfield, yeoman, in trust
A moiety of pieces of land (30a) called Lancty and Crookfield in Selmeston, and of 60a in Selmeston; all lately purchased of John Hamon, citizen and draper of London, by Richard Acton of Chalvington, yeoman deceased, and were bequeathed by his will to his two younger daughters EM and Ann Plumer, wife of James Plumer
To hold to EM for life, remainder to Elizabeth Plumer and Susan Plumer (two daughters of Thomas Plumer of Ripe, gent, deceased, son of James Plumer of Ripe, gent) and their heirs in tail

Copy settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G26/35  6, 7 April 1708

Copies information: For the original, see SAS/G27/49-50


Contents:
Thomas Fuller of Sevenoaks, late of London, doctor in physic, and Richard Pilbeame of Wivelsfield, yeoman, to Elizabeth Plumer and Susan Plumer, two daughters of Thomas Plumer (as SAS/G26/34)
Moiety of lands in Selmeston as SAS/G26/34

Conveyance (lease and release) for £170 with bond, final concord and counterparts  SAS/G26/36-43  5, 6 Feb 1720

Contents:
John Page of Southease, blacksmith, and his wife Susan to John Spence of South Malling, esq
Moiety of 30a called Lancty and Crookfield and 60a in Selmeston, occupied by William French
W: Thomas Barnard the younger, John Plumer, John Apps

Conveyance (assignment of mortgage) for £142  SAS/G26/44  1 Nov 1720

Contents:
John Haws of Berwick, clerk, to John Spence of South Malling, esq
A moiety of The Eight acres (8a); the Five acres (5a); the Bushyfield (14a); the Squarefield (8a), part of a moiety of lands mortgaged by John Dumball and his wife Elizabeth to Richard Acton of Ripe, gent, 26 Jun 1717, purchased by JH from John and Elizabeth Dumball, one of the daughters of Thomas Plumer of Ripe, gent, deceased, son of James Plumer, gent, deceased, and their mortgagees, 5 Jun, 1718
W: John Lidgitter, John Mitchell

Conveyance (assignment of mortgage) for £83 10s  SAS/G26/45  29 Sep 1721

Contents:
William Boys of Selmeston, yeoman, youngest son and devisee of Edward Boys of Alciston, yeoman, deceased, to John Spence of South Malling, esq
A piece of pasture called The Fullingers (7a) in Selmeston (N, E: Thomas Dyke, bt; S, E: JS), part of land called Silverack and Cranes and Gilberts
Recites: mortgage for £500 by Edward Badgent, citizen and grocer of London, to Robert Offley of the Middle Temple, London, esq, (described as a tenement, garden and 3 roods at Milton Street in Arlington and 5a of meadow called Northlands and Averyes otherwise Pansland in Milton Street, late the lands of John Curle and before of Thomas Stone, and a messuage and lands called Silvericks, Cranes and Gilberts (36a) in Selmeston), 26 Apr 1672, assigned to John Lovell, citizen and farrier of London, 27 Oct 1673, assigned to Robert Adams the elder of Selmeston, grazier, and Robert Adams the younger of Selmeston, grazier, 21 Jul 1675, assigned to William Pindar DD, rector of Springfield Boswell in Essex, clerk, 11 Oct 1680; details of subsequent transactions until conveyance by Nathaniel William and his wife Jane, executrix of William Pindar, to EB, 13 Jun 1700
Endorsed: discharge by John Mead of Hastings, brewer, of the 7a above from a mortgage for £200 by William Boys to Katharine Webb, spinster (afterwards JM's wife) of a messuage and 36a called Silvericks, Cranes and Gilberts, from which it lies separate, 10 May 1717

Extracts from a rental, 12 Oct 1743, of the manor of Sherrington in Selmeston, of the holdings of Luke Spence, esq  SAS/G26/46  c1800

Contents:
Quarter part of land called Loosefield (also called Langly (sic) purchased by John Spence of John Page and Susan, quitrent, 1s 8¼d
Quarter part of Thornham (also called Crookfield) purchased of the said John Page and Susan his wife, quitrent, 1s 2d.
Another quarter part of Loosfield late of John Haws, clerk, quitrent 1s 8¼d.
Another quarter part of Thornham also late of John Haws, quitrent 1s 2d.
A field called Fullingers being the remainder of a tenement containing 30a.

Copy of a copy of court roll, manor of Sherrington in Selmeston  SAS/G26/47  11 Nov 1807

Contents:
Presentment of the death of Luke Spence, esq; Henry Spence, esq is only son and heir

West Firle  [no ref. or date]

Contract for sale for £140  SAS/G26/48  25 Jan 1763

Contents:
George Picknell of Lewes St John, schoolmaster, and John Fuller of Lewes All Saints, butcher
9a Of copyhold lands in Firle, held of the manor of Firle or some other

Bond in £100  SAS/G26/49  26 Jan 1763

Contents:
By George Picknell of Lewes St John, schoolmaster, to John Fuller of Lewes All Saints, butcher, on absolute surrender of copyholds occupied by John Major held of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts

Contract for sale for £300  SAS/G26/50  26 Apr 1790

Contents:
John Fuller of Lewes, butcher, to William Young of West Firle, yeoman
9a Of copyhold land called Gores in West Firle, held of the manor of Levetts

Conveyance ([lease and] release); £57  SAS/G26/51  10, 11 Mar 1795


Related information: For the lease for a year, see SAS/G28/80

Contents:
Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage to William Young of West Firle, yeoman
2a 3r 5p called The Burgh Field late Dornfords in West Firle

Alciston  [no ref. or date]

Conveyance (lease and release) for £9 5s  SAS/G26/52-53  24, 25 May 1774

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to Thomas Duly of Alciston, yeoman
37 Rods of land in the NW corner of a field called the Seven Acre Lain in Alciston occupied by Samuel Boys (E, S: the rest of the field; W: the road leading up the hill called White Bosthill; N: the Turnpike Road from Glynde Bridge to Longbridge)
In order that TD may be admitted copyhold tenant of the manor of Alciston, quitrent 12d, heriot 5s certain

Selmeston  [no ref. or date]

Bond in £250  SAS/G26/54  19 Dec 1597

Contents:
Edward Thetcher of Chiddingly, yeoman, to William Faukenor of Selmeston, yeoman
For good title, free from incumbrances and further assurance of three pieces of land and one of meadow (20a) called Newmarles and a croft of 3a in Selmeston sold by ET to WF 19 Dec 1597
Deleted reference to ET's wife Mercy
W: Nicholas Shelleye, Thomas Pylbeme, Thomas Carew, scrivener, Thomas Gower

Conveyance (deed to lead the use of a fine)  SAS/G26/55  1 Jun 1598

Contents:
Edward Thetcher of Chiddingly, yeoman, and his wife Mercy to William Fawkenor of Selmeston, yeoman, and his son John Fawkenor
A messuage, barn, 10a of land, 6a of meadow and 10a of pasture called Newmarles and Culverhake in Selmeston
To WF and JF
W: John Roowe, Daniell Carlewes

Settlement  SAS/G26/56  10 Nov 1598

Contents:
John Fawkener, son of William Fawkener of Tilton in Selmeston, yeoman, to Phillipa Hilles of Chailey, widow
Annuity of £10 out of three pieces of freehold land and one piece of meadow called Newmarles (20a) in Selmeston (N: road from Stoklescrosse to Mayffefford; N, W: land called Nalland; E, S: land called Langtye; W: a croft of [blank] Benjamyne); also out of a croft (3a) in Selmeston (S, W: Newmarles; N: road above; E: Langtye); which JF had by grant of his father William Fawkenor, 9 Nov 1598
W: Thomas Carew, scrivener, Thomas Pylbem, John Pyers, William Foster

Conveyance for £70  SAS/G26/57  27 Sep 1634

Contents:
William Fawkner of Worth, yeoman, son and heir of Richard Fawkener of Chalvington, yeoman, to Edmund Wade of Chalvington, yeoman
9a Of land called Westerne Meade in Selmeston (E, S: land of Robert Hamon and late James Browne; N: land late of Thomas Dyke, gent, deceased; W: the heirs of John Payne)
W to deed and livery of seisin: James Bissh, Henry Cobie, Robert Shoobridge

Mortgage for £150  SAS/G26/58  20 Sep 1646

Contents:
William Faukener of Hastings, yeoman, to Edmund Wade of Selmeston, yeoman
Five pieces of land called Newmarles (20a, bounds) in Selmeston
W to deed and livery of seisin: Thomas Cossam, Thomas Baker

Mortgage for £200  SAS/G26/59  28 Sep 1648

Contents:
William Fawknor of Chalvington, yeoman, to Edmund Wade of Selmeston, yeoman
20a in Selmeston as SAS/G26/58
W to deed and livery of seisin: Thomas Cossam, Thomas Baker

Conveyance (covenant to levy a fine) for £104  SAS/G26/60  3 Jun 1656

Contents:
John Winder of South Heighton, husbandman, and his wife Joan to Peter Bevis of Selmeston, yeoman Messuage, barn, garden and 3a called Culverhith in Selmeston (S: land of [blank];
W: land called Pickes; N: Canes Croft; E: road from Chalvington to Selmeston church)
W: Thomas Earle, Richard Isted, Robert Jenner

Licence  SAS/G26/61  21 Oct 1674

Contents:
Peter [Gunning], bishop of Chichester, to John Holney of Lewes, to practice the art of medicine and surgery throughout the Archdeaconry of Lewes
William Snatt, surrogate
Endorsed: produced at the primary visitation of John [Lake], bishop of Chichester, at Lewes; Thomas Barrett, deputy registrar, 2 Jun 1686

Conveyance for £93  SAS/G26/62  29 Sep 1677

Contents:
Peter Bevis of Wilmington, yeoman, to Edmund Wade the elder of Selmeston, yeoman and his eldest son Edmund Wade the younger of Langney in Westham
Messuage, barn, garden and 3a of land called Culverhith in Selmeston, occupied by John Frenche
Covenant against incumbrances made by PB, his grandfather Peter Bevis deceased and brother Richard Bevis deceased
W to deed and livery of seisin: Thomas Gilbert, Thomas Willard, Thomas Wade, John French

Mortgage for £213 3s  SAS/G26/63  30 Jan 1702

Contents:
Edmund Wade of Lewes, gent, to Philip Cheale of Henfield, gent, in trust for John Holney of Lewes, apothecary
A messuage and 3a called Gulverhill (sic) and 20a called Newmarles, in Selmeston recites: judgment debt of £163 3s recovered by JH against EW in king's bench; bond debt in £50, EW to JH, 25 Apr 1694
W: B[enjamin] Henshaw, John Holford, Robert Crayford, William Bridger
Endorsed: receipt by JH for £120 15s, 10 Feb 1701

Counterpart of SAS/G26/63  SAS/G26/64  30 Jan 1702

Lease for 99 years or life for £160  SAS/G26/65  5 Jun 1705

Contents:
Edmund Wade of Lewes, gent to John Holney of Lewes, apothecary
Culverhill, Newmarles and 9a called Western Mead in Selmeston (bounds) occupied by John Howell and Thomas Purton
Recites: settlement, EW of Selmeston, yeoman, to JH and Thomas Vincent of Eastland in Cowfold, gent and Hugh Vincent of Fryland in Shermanbury, gent, 18 Jul 1691
W: Robert Hammond the younger, William Bridger, Martha Gallett

Letters of administration with the will (17 Dec 1706) annexed (Lewes)  SAS/G26/66  18 Dec 1707

Contents:
John Holney, student in phisic and apothecary in Lewes All Saints
To wife Jane certain household goods and the rent of dwellinghouse in Lewes All Saints
To grandson John Holney Wade lands which were his father's in Selmeston called Westerne Mead with the house and field occupied by John Howell and 20a in Selmeston occupied by Thomas Purton of Chalvington, and the remainder on the death of Jane Holney of land in Shermanbury called Milloggs
Direction to the trustees to 'bring up his said grandson to a perfect understanding of the Latin tongue as likewise in Arithmetic'.
To grandson Edmund Wade all copyholds in West Grinstead called Soapers, with the house, barn and after the death of Jane Holney the dwellinghouse in Lewes All Saints
To grand-daughter Jane Wade £300 at 21 or marriage
To Poor of All Saints, 40s. To Mr Thomas Whalley £1 1s to preach funeral sermon
Funeral rings to John Gratwick of Shermanbury, Thomas Gratwick of Leatherhead in Surrey, esq, Philip Cheale of Henfield, gent, Thomas Vincent of Eastland in Cowfold and High Vincent of Fryland in Shermanbury and Captain Thomas Whitpaine of West Town in Hurstpierpoint
John Gratwick and Philip Cheale and Thomas Gratwick, trustees.
Granted to Jane Holney, widow, no executor being named in the will

Covenant for boundary-maintenance  SAS/G26/67  11 Mar 1719

Contents:
George Stevens of Selmeston, yeoman, with John Spence of South Malling, esq
Fences between the orchard of messuage, stable, orchard and 2½a called Culverhithe otherwise Culverhill in Selmeston, occupied by John Hudson purchased by GS from JS, 11 Mar 1719, and recently purchased by JS from Edmund Wade, gent and John Holney Wade
W: Richard Stevens, William Boys, John Hudson

Abstract of deeds  SAS/G26/68  1743

Contents:
1649-1718, to lands called Culverhithe and Newmarles in Selmeston, purchased by John Spence, esq of Edmund Wade

Deed of exchange  SAS/G26/69  20 Apr 1799

Contents:
John [Buckner], bishop of Chichester, and the dean and chapter of Chichester, alternate patrons of West Firle vicarage, with Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, incumbent, to Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage
1 Site of the old vicarage and garden (1r 25p; N: HG's stable-yard; S, E: road from Firle village to the stable-yard; W: HG's croft)
2 HG's yard and garden (1r 35p), adjoining a newly-built messuage and buildings lately purchased for the habitation of the minister
Recites: Act to promote the residence of the parochial clergy, 1777

SELMESTON  [no ref. or date]

Abstract of deeds  SAS/G27/1  nd [1701]

Contents:
1650-1654, of part of Ludlay Farm in Selmeston (Bockland-Rochester)

Settlement (lease and release to suffer a recovery)  SAS/G27/2A, B  10 May 1701

Contents:
Robert Rochester of Selmeston, gent, son and heir of Robert Rochester of Selmeston, gent, deceased, Anthony Trumble of Hailsham, gent, Nicholas Gilbert of Eastbourne, gent (the son and heir apparent of Thomas Gilbert of Eastbourne, gent) and Mathias Callicott of Selmeston, gent, and Jane Eversfield of Eastbourne, spinster, (youngest daughter of Nicholas Eversfield of Charlton in Steyning, esq, deceased); RR to marry JE
1 The manor of Ludlay; the capital messuage and manor house called Ludlay and lands called the Wish (10a), Gosse Croft and Little Barnefield (22a), Little Wood and Three Corner Field (15a), 18a of woodland, the Homefield, East Marle and Two fields under the Coppice (38a); all in Selmeston
2 Three pieces of land called the Place Fields (22a) in Jevington; four pieces called the Hides otherwise the Mowley Fields (37a) in Willingdon

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G27/3  2 Jun 1701

Contents:
Nicholas Gilbert, gent, and Mathias Callicot, plaintiffs against Anthony Trumble, gent, of the manor of Ludlay and a messuage, a dovecote, two gardens, 80a of land, 20a of meadow, 50a of pasture, 20a wood, 40a of furse and heath and common of pasture for all beasts in Selmeston, Jevington and Willingdon

Settlement (lease and release to suffer a recovery)  SAS/G27/4-5  1, 2 Apr 1726

Contents:
Charles Rochester of the Inner Temple, London, gent (eldest son of Robert Rochester of Jevington, gent, deceased, the eldest son of Robert Rochester of Selmeston, gent and his wife Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Wiliam Markwick of Jevington, gent, deceased) to Thomas Parham of Horsham, gent and Henry Lawton of Lincoln's Inn, Mx, esq
Land called The Comp with a barn (10a) in Selmeston; the Three Hams (40a) in Selmeston and The Bakes (27a); occupied by Thomas Newington; The Comp (7a), the Bakes Croft (3a) the Lowlands otherwise the Old Lands (6a meadow) and the Pight (10½a), occupied by George Stephens, all in Selmeston
W: John Michell, J Wentworth

Exemplification of common recovery specified by SAS/G27/5  SAS/G27/6  3 May 1726

Mortgage for £1000  SAS/G27/7  16 Jun 1726

Contents:
Charles Rochester to John Steyning otherwise Cowper of Rudgewicke, miller
The Comp (10a), the Three Hamms (40a), the Bakes (27a) and the Pight (10½a), occupied by George Stephens, in Selmeston
W: Thomas Parham, Nicholas Gilbert
Endorsed: receipt for interest by Mary King to CR, paid by Austen Coom; 11 Nov 1735

Counterpart of SAS/G27/7  SAS/G27/8  16 Jun 1726

Extracts  SAS/G27/9  8 Mar 1723

Contents:
By Thomas Willard, steward of the manor of Ludlay, of entries from the court rolls concerning Harts and Petfields in Selmeston (Pagden; Elphick-Dobson, 1575-1711)

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G27/10  16 Jun 1736

Contents:
Mary king of Rudgwick, widow, sole executor of the will of Joan Steyning otherwise Cooper, one of the executors of her husband John Steyning otherwise Cooper, and administratrix with the will annexed of John Steyning during the minority of Arthur Butcher the other executor, by direction of Charles Rochester, to Catherine Rochester of Lewes, spinster
Mortgage of 16 Jun 1726 (SAS/G27/7)
Endorsed: further advance of £500; 28 Sep 1745

Attested copy settlement  SAS/G27/11  17 May 1739

Contents:
Richard Rideout of Framfield, gent, Nicholas Gilbert of Eastbourne, gent and Nicholas Willard of Ovingdean, gent, and Richard Rideout the younger of Lewes, gent, and Elizabeth Payne of Lewes, widow of Richard Payne, esq; RR the younger to marry EP
1 Capital messuage with malthouse and 69a in Framfield, therefore the estate of John Evernden, gent, and since of Walter Evernden and purchased by RR of WE's son Anthony Evernden
2 Messuage or tenement called Gowers with barn and 8a; lands called West Leeds (9a) and Meadow Leeds (12a); and the Outer Ockland (11a) all in Selmeston
3 Farm and 70a called Stroodland with Stroodland Wood (40a) in Little Horsted
4 Moiety of 200a called Keymer Park in Keymer, occupied by Michael Monk
5 Messuage and 50a called Wellbrook Farm in Mayfield, occupied by Wiliam Waghorne and Stephen Igglesden

Surrender  SAS/G27/12  1 Oct 1740

Contents:
Jane Rochester of Jevington, widow, to her son Charles Rochester of St Andrew, Holborn, by Robert Rochester
Her life estate in the manor of Ludlay, the capital messuage and manor house called Ludlay; land called the Wish (10a); the Cosse Croft and the Little Barnfield (22a); the Little Wood and Three Corner Field (15a); 18a of woodland; the Homefield, East Marle and two fields under the Coppice (38a); Pierces Field (5a); all in Selmeston

Settlement (lease and release to suffer a recovery)  SAS/G27/13-14  3, 4 Oct 1740

Contents:
Charles Rochester of St Andrew, Holborn, gent, to John Howard of the Middle Temple, gent
The manor of Ludlay and premises in SAS/G27/12

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G27/15  28 Nov 1740

Contents:
Nathaniel Trayton, gent, demandant, against John Howard, gent, tenant, and Charles Rochester, gent, vouchee, of the manor of Ludlay, a messuage, two gardens, 30a of land, 30a of meadow, 30a of pasture and 20a of wood in Selmeston

Rental of the manor of Selmeston-Ludlay  SAS/G27/16  29 Sep 1741

Contents:
Nicholas Gilbert, steward
Endorsed: notes of receipts of quitrent, 1747-1748

Bond in £200  SAS/G27/17  22 Jun 1744

Contents:
Charles Rochester of St Andrew Holborn, Mx, gent to Elizabeth Newnham of Jevington, spinster, for payment of £100
Endorsed: receipts for interest by EN, 1746-1751, by Richard Oswin, 1753-1766; and for principal and interest paid by CR's executrix Oliver Eversfield to John Wade, trustee of the marriage settlement of EN and Richard Oswin, 28 Aug 1766

Bond in £400  SAS/G27/18  11 Oct 1744

Contents:
Charles Rochester of St Andrew Holborn, Mx, gent to John Newnham of Jevington, maltster, for payment of £200
Endorsed: receipts for interest by EN, 1746-1751, by Richard Oswin, 1753-1766; and for principal and interest paid by CR's executrix Oliver Eversfield to John Wade, trustee of the marriage settlement of EN and Richard Oswin, 28 Aug 1766

Counterpart lease for 62 years from 29 Sep 1751 at 3s 4d  SAS/G27/19  2 Oct 1751

Contents:
Charles Rochester of Wannock in Jevington, gent, lord of the manor of Ludlay otherwise Selmeston-Ludlay, to Ann Pankhurst of Chalvington, widow, and Thomas Balcomb of Framfield, farmer, in consideration of the surrender of a former lease and £10
A piece of waste ground (40 yards) near a place where the common pound formerly stood in the street adjoining ground called the Middleham in Selmeston, with liberty of running or grazing two hogs upon the waste ground between the Upper Ham gate and Cotes Land in Selmeston, with the messuage thereon erected and the garden as then enclosed
W: Samuel Caldicott, John Stephens

Assignment of mortgage with counterpart and bond  SAS/G27/20-21  18 Nov 1752

Contents:
Catherine Rochester of Lewes, spinster, by direction of Charles Rochester to Robert Plumer of the Cliffe near Lewes, grocer
Mortgage of 16 Jun 1726 (SAS/G27/7), assigned to Catherine Rochester 16 Jun 1736 (SAS/G27/10)

Mortgage for £500 with counterpart  SAS/G27/22-23  18 Nov 1752

Contents:
Charles Rochester of Epsom, Surrey, gent, to James Plumer of the Cliffe near Lewes, gent
Capital messuage and manor house of Ludlay and lands called the Wish, Little Wood and Three Corner Field, 18a of woodland, the Homefield, East Marle and two fields under the Coppice, occupied by CR and John Driver
W: William Michell, Richard Rideout the younger

Copy will of Charles Rochester of Jevington, esq then residing at Guildford in Surrey  SAS/G27/24  6 Jun 1758

Contents:
To be buried in the parish church of Jevington near his late wife
£100 To be laid out in a monument for him and his wife
To sister Sophia Jefferys an annuity of £50
All copyholds of the manors of Jevington, Willingdon and Jevington Rectory and all freehold and leasehold premises in Jevington, Willingdon and Folkington to sister Olive Eversfield, charged with the annuity to Sophia Jefferys
To Olive Eversfield the manor of Ludlay and the capital messuage and farm occupied by John Driver; also a barn and farm occupied by John Stevens and Ludlay Coppice and all other lands in Selmeston, subject to the payment of £200 charged thereon to [blank] Plumber and [blank] Plumber and £300 on two Bonds to Richard Oswin and his wife Elizabeth and £50 to Henry Gibbs and his wife Martha and £50 legacy; to hold to Olive for life, remainder to cousin Richard Rideout subject to a legacy of £500 to Elizabeth wife of Richard Oswin
Gifts to servants and poor of Jevington, Willingdon and Folkington and £20 to put servant boy James Piggott out apprentice

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G27/25  22 Jan 1761

Contents:
Robert Plumer, with Olive Eversfield of Guildford, spinster, and Richard Rideout of Lewes, esq, to James Markwick of Catsfield, esq
Mortgage of the manor of Ludlay, 18 Nov 1752 (SAS/G27/22-23)

Declaration of trust  SAS/G27/26  22 Jan 1761

Contents:
James Markwick of Catsfield, esq, that the £500 advanced in respect of SAS/G27/25 was the money of Olive Eversfield and his name stood in trust for her

Copy probate (PCC) of the will (23 Jan 1765) of Richard Rideout of Lewes, esq  SAS/G27/27  15 May 1767

Contents:
Wife Elizabeth, brother the Rev John Rideout
To his brother and nephew Charles Gilbert: share of a house called Green Dragon Court in Southwark; also fields and land in Lewes St Peter and St Mary Westout, in trust for sale; reference to Richard Pain esq, late husband of RR's wife
Lands in Framfield, Little Horsted and Selmeston and the manor of Ludlay after the death of Olive Eversfield to trustees for brother John Rideout for life, then to nephew Richard Rideout for life and his heirs in tail male, with a gift over to Charles Gilbert and his heirs in tail, contingent remainder to sister Susan, wife of Nicholas Gilbert of Eastbourne, gent, and kinswoman Mary the wife of Dr Lane, whose maiden name was Dobell

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G27/28  20 Feb 1772

Contents:
James Markwick at the request of Olive Eversfield and John Rideout, of Lewes, clerk (only brother and heir of Richard Rideout of Lewes, esq deceased) to Robert Plumer of Cliffe, esq
Mortgage of 18 Nov 1752 (SAS/G27/22) as security for £800 (£500 the amount of the mortgage and £300 charged to Richard Oswin and his wife)

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G27/29A  20 Feb 1775

Contents:
Robert Plumer, Olive Eversfield of Southampton, spinster and John Rideout of Lewes, clerk to Elizabeth Norton of Lewes, widow, as security for £2300 of the mortgage of 16 Jun 1726 and 18 Nov 1752

Bond in £4600  SAS/G27/29B  20 Feb 1775

Contents:
By Olive Eversfield and John Rideout, clerk to Elizabeth Norton, to secure SAS/G27/29A
Endorsed: receipts for interest, 1777-1817

Copy mortgage for £1300  SAS/G27/30  (21 Jul 1770)

Contents:
John Dixon Dyke of Lullingstone Castle, Kent, bt to Mark Fielder of Dartford, Kent, gent
Farm at Higham in Kent; messuage and Aylehurst Farm in Chiddingly and Waldron, (50a) occupied by Thomas Ashdown; High Farm in Ripe, messuage and 56a occupied by William Shoesmith; messuage, farm and lands in Selmeston (17a) occupied by Mary Alchorn, widow; Birchell Farm in Hellingly (10a) occupied by Thomas Smith

Copy mortgage for £2800  SAS/G27/31  16 Feb 1774

Contents:
John Dixon Dyke, bt to Mark Fielder
Premises as SAS/G27/30, with additional security on lands in Essex and a deed poll of Mary Henley of Dartford concerning it

Settlement (lease and release) for £3900  SAS/G27/32-33  3, 4 Jul 1786

Contents:
William Deedes of Hythe, Kent, esq, John Toke of Goddyngton, Kent, esq, John Dixon Dyke and his wife Philadalphia Payne Dyke, and Thomas Dyke, esq to John Bean of Litlington, esq
1 That capital messuage or mansion and place called Mays House, lands called Mays Lands and two closes called Ballards Down, all in Selmeston formerly occupied by Thomas Newington, afterwards of William Piper and late of Joseph Piper
2 Lands in Selmeston formerly in the tenure of Thomas Vine and afterwards of John Alchorne and John Mannington
3 Messuage or tenement or toft where a messuage formerly stood a farm in Selmeston occupied by Thomas Goldsmith
All occupied by Matthew Mannington and, with copyholds called the Corner Field (8a), occupied as one farm called Mays farm and the Selmeston lands

Conveyance (covenant to levy a fine)  SAS/G27/34A  5 Jul 1786

Contents:
John Dixon Dyke, BT and his wife Philadelphia Payne, John Fuller of Lewes, butcher, and his trustee Thomas Harben of Lewes, banker, and John Bean of Litlington, esq
1 A toft where a messuage stood called Badbrooks or Badbrooks Farm in Selmeston (65a)
2 Mays Farm in Selmeston
1 In trust for JF, 2 in trust for JB

Certified copy of a Fine  SAS/G27/34B  (Trinity term 1786)

Contents:
John Bean, esq and John Fuller, plaintiffs, John Dixon Dyke, bt, and his wife Philadelphia Payne Dyke deforciants, of a messuage, two tofts, two barns, two stables, two gardens, two orchards, 30a of land, 60a of meadow, 175a of pasture, 2a of land covered by water and 2a of rushes in Selmeston; before Thomas Williams and John Williams, gents, by commission, 25 Jul 1786

Mortgage for 32600  SAS/G27/35  6 Jun 1789

Contents:
John Bean of Clapham in Litlington, esq to Winifred Cossum of Hastings, spinster
Mays House and Farm in Selmeston

Mortgage in fee for £6400  SAS/G27/36-37  28, 29 Sep 1792

Contents:
John Bean of Clapham in Litlington, esq, to Francis Whitfeld, Benjamin Comber, Joseph Molineux and Richard King of Lewes, bankers
Capital messuage called Mays House and farm, in Selmeston (details), 172a 1r 15p according to a map by Thomas Marchant in 1780

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G27/38-39  20, 21 Apr 1793

Contents:
John Bean to John Ingram of Chailey, gent
Mays House and farm
To hold to such uses as JB should by deed appoint, and subject thereto to the use of JI for the life of JB to the use of JB

Assignment of mortgage in trust for purchaser  SAS/G27/40  12 Aug 1793

Contents:
Winifred Cossum of Hastings, spinster, by direction of John Bean to Richard Watts of Lewes, gent in trust for JB
Term created by mortgage of 6 Jun 1789 (SAS/G27/35)

Counterpart lease for 14 years at £240 (unexecuted)  SAS/G27/41  11 Oct 1793

Contents:
John Bean to John Gorringe of Charlston in Westdean, yeoman, and William Pennington Gorringe of Westham, yeoman
Mays Farm and Selmeston lands

Transfer of mortgage in fee, with bond  SAS/G27/42-44  5, 6 Jun 1795

Contents:
Francis Whitfield, Benjamin Comber, Joseph Molineux and Richard King of Lewes, bankers with John Bean to Josias Smith of Lewes, gent
Mortgage of 29 Sep 1792 (SAS/G27/36-37) as security for £4000

Settlement for the benefit of creditors (lease and release)  SAS/G27/45-46  9, 10 Oct 1797

Contents:
John Bean, Charles Gilbert of Lewes, esq and Robert Hawes of Warbleton, esq to John Ingram of Chailey, esq, in trust
Mays House and Farm and Selmeston lands
With covenant to surrender copyholds, to secure to CG and RH £2550 16s 4d, the balance due on a judgment obtained by them in Michaelmas term 1797 against JB for £6000

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G27/47-48  5, 6 Nov 1705

Contents:
Elizabeth Miller of Ripe, widow to Thomas Fuller of London, doctor in physic, and Richard Pilbeame of Wivelsfield, yeoman, in trust
A moiety of pieces of land (30a) called Lancty and Crookfield in Selmeston, and of 60a in Selmeston; all lately purchased of John Hamon, citizen and draper of London, by Richard Acton of Chalvington, yeoman deceased, and were bequeathed by his will to his two younger daughters EM and Ann Plumer, wife of James Plumer
To hold to EM for life, remainder to Elizabeth Plumer and Susan Plumer (two daughters of Thomas Plumer of Ripe, gent, deceased, son of James Plumer of Ripe, gent) and their heirs in tail
W: Edward Virgoe, Richard Heath

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G27/49-50  6, 7 April 1708

Contents:
Thomas Fuller of Sevenoaks, late of London, doctor in physic, and Richard Pilbeame of Wivelsfield, yeoman, to Elizabeth Plumber and Susan Plumer, two daughters of Thomas Plumer (as SAS/G26/34)
Moiety of lands in Selmeston as SAS/G27/47
W: John Whitney, Henry Novice, Edward Virgoe and Thomas Marten

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G27/51-52  1, 2 Nov 1720

Contents:
John Spence of South Malling, esq to John Haws of Berwick, clerk
The moiety of lands called Lancty in Selmeston (9a) late the estate of Elizabeth Miller and conveyed to JS by John Page and his wife Susan, one of the daughters of Thomas Plumer deceased

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G27/53-54  6, 7 Feb 1740

Contents:
John Hawes of Berwick, clerk, to William Hawes of Berwick, gent
Moiety as SAS/G27/52
W: Edmund Parson, Richard Read

Measurements of Mays Farm (196a), Lanctye (9a) and Ludlay Farm (228a) in Selmeston  SAS/G27/55  nd wmk 1813

Contents:
With names and acreage of fields; endorsed: Mr Figg's admeasurement

Valuation of the Ludley estate  SAS/G27/56  nd [c1760]

Contents:
Including quitrents, the capital messuage and land occupied by John Driver and a farm occupied by John Stephens; details of buildings

Copy deeds of the Dyke estate in Berwick and Selmeston  [no ref. or date]

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G27/57-58  10, 11 Jan 1704

Contents:
Anthony Bramston of Skreenes in Roxwell, Essex, esq,and others to Robert Coleman of Furnival's Inn, gent, of a moiety of:
The manor of Berwick otherwise South Berwick, with all rights, members
Capital messuage, farm and lands called Berwick Farm in Berwick, Arlington and Wilmington, occupied by John Reynolds
Windmill in Berwick called Berwick Mill.
Capital messuage called Mays House and Mays Lands in Selmeston, occupied by Thomas Newington and Thomas Burton
Ballards Down in Selmeston
A farm and lands called Badbrooks in Selmeston
A messuage, farm and lands in Eckington otherwise Ripe purchased by John Nutt esq, grandfather of Katherine Bramston (wife of the said Anthony) of Basil Brooke, kt, occupied by John Reynolds
A farm and lands in Selmeston purchased by Thomas Nutt, father of Katherine, of William Fawkener
A farm and lands called Lulhams otherwise Little Lulhams purchased by Thomas Nutt. bt of John Carrell, esq, in Eckington otherwise Ripe and Chalvington

Conveyance (lease and release and feoffment)  SAS/G27/59-61  19, 20 Apr 1704

Contents:
Anthony Bramston and other to Thomas Dyke, bt
Moiety as SAS/G27/57-58

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G27/62-63  1, 2 Jan 1728

Contents:
John Toke of Godington in Kent and Henry Campion of Danny [in Hurstpierpoint], esq (executors of Thomas Dyke of Horham in Waldron, bt) with the consent of Lewis Stephens, clerk, archdeacon of Barnstaple in Devon and his wife Philadelphia, John Cockman of Aylesford in Kent, doctor of physic and his wife Elizabeth (TD's two daughters) to TD's son and heir Thomas Dyke of Horham in Waldron, bt
The manors of Berwick and Sheldown; other property of which TD the father died seised
Reserved: manor of Langley and leasehold property already sold

Settlement (conveyance to suffer a common recovery)  SAS/G27/64  18 Jan 1728

Contents:
Thomas Dyke of Horham [in Waldron], bt to John James of East Grinstead, gent and John Ward of the Inner Temple, esq
Moiety formerly belonging to TD's mother Philadelphia, daughter of Thomas Nutt, kt, of the manor of Berwick, Mays Hous ein Selmeston and other property

Settlement  SAS/G27/65  7 Apr 1756

Contents:
On the marriage of John Dixon Dyke with Philadelphia Payne Horne, only child of George Horne, banker, deceased and his wife Philadelphia

Fine  SAS/G27/66  Easter term 1756

Contents:
Thomas Bramston, esq, and others, plaintiffs, and Thomas Dyke, bt, and others, deforciants, of the manor of Berwick and two messuages, three barns, three stables, three gardens, three orchards, 400a of land, 150a of meadow, 400a of pasture and common of pasture in Berwick, Arlington, Alfriston and Selmeston.

Probate (PCC) of the will (4 Jun 1756) of Thomas Dyke, bt  SAS/G27/67  22 Sep 1756

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G27/68-69  9, 10 Jul 1770

Contents:
George Medley and Roger Twisden (trustees of the Dyke Estate Act of 1767) to John Dixon Dyke, bt
Farm at Higham in Kent; messuage and Aylehurst Farm in Chiddingly and Waldron, (50a) occupied by Thomas Ashdown; High Farm in Ripe, messuage and 56a occupied by William Shoesmith; messuage, farm and lands in Selmeston (17a) occupied by Mary Alchorn, widow; Birchell Farm in Hellingly (10a) occupied by Thomas Smith

Settlement (lease and release to suffer a recovery)  SAS/G27/70-71  6, 7 Feb 1786

Contents:
John Dixon Dyke, bt and others to Thomas Williams of lands in Ripe, Selmeston and elsewhere

PROPERTY IN FIRLE  [no ref. or date]


Related information: For other deeds relating to this estate, including the deed of purchase, see SAS/GA383-436

Contents:
purchased from the heirs of William Young in 1853

Copy of court roll, manor of Hosiers  SAS/G28/1  7 Apr 1646

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Arnold to the use of Henry Cosens and his wife Agnes of a messuage late called Algers Tenement, and their admission

General Release  SAS/G28/2  20 Sep 1674

Contents:
Samuel Monger of West Firle, husbandman, administrator of the estate of Thomas Monger of Fokington, deceased, to Nicholas Morrell of Ringmer, husbandman and his wife Mary, Edmund Nill of Rotherfield, husbandman and his wife Elizabeth, and Thomas Peirce of Ringmer, husbandman and his wife Susan

Lease for 999 years for £35  SAS/G28/3  5 Aug 1679

Contents:
Ann Line, relict of Samuel Line of Pevensey, clerk, and Elizabeth Widger of Westham, spinster (daughters of Robert Widger of Westham, yeoman, deceased) to William Yoakeherst of West Firle, husbandman
A messuage with orchard (1 rood) at Wick Street in West Firle (W: land of John Revett; E: house of Josias Colvill; N: road from Tanners Bridge to Horne Ashe in Wick Street); other land (details)

Bond in £24  SAS/G28/4  17 Sep 1679

Contents:
John Young of West Firle, bricklayer, to Thomas Hills of Glynde, husbandman
For performance of covenants in deeds of even date

Pledge of chattels for £5  SAS/G28/5  7 Jan 1681

Contents:
Mary Murrell of Ringmer, widow, to John Young of West Firle, bricklayer
A feather bed, bolster, coverlet, two blankets, one bedstead; with proviso for redemption within ten days after her decease

Mortgage for £12  SAS/G28/6  2 Feb 1682

Contents:
John Young of West Firle, bricklayer, to William Heath of Alciston, husbandman messuage in Wick Street as SAS/G28/3, assigned by William Yoakhurst to WY, 5 Aug 1679 (SAS/G28/47)

Receipt  SAS/G28/7  3 Aug 1681

Contents:
John Savage, citizen and grocer of London, as attorney for Philip Benham of London, tailor, to John Young of West Firle, bricklayer
£5 in discharge of bond by WY to PB of 1 Sep 1670

General release  SAS/G28/8  3 Aug 1681

Contents:
John Savage, citizen and grocer of London, to John Young of West Firle, bricklayer

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G28/9  22 Oct 1662

Contents:
Admission of Richard Clerke aged 7½ as son and heir of Thomas Clerke
Tenement, barn and 9a in separate parcels in West Firle (details)
Appointment of Samuel Barrey as guardian

Copy of court roll, manor of Hosiers  SAS/G28/10  16 Feb 1697

Contents:
Surrender of Edward Cosins of a messuage called Algers Tenement in West Firle occupied by John Newe to the use of John Vine of West Firle, gardener, and his admission, and surrender to himself and his wife Elizabeth Vine and the survivor

Receipt  SAS/G28/11  19 Feb 1697

Contents:
By Edward Cousins to John Vine (by the hand of Thomas Morgan) for the purchase money of £25

Administration with will (4 Dec 1701) of John Young of West Firle, granted to his widow Mary  SAS/G28/12  9 Apr 1702

Copy of original surrender, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G28/13  17 Jan 1717

Seal torn off

Contents:
Conditional surrender for £84 by Andrew Tasker to the use of John Blackman of Barcombe, clerk
Two pieces of land (9a) called Great Sharp Ridge in West Firle near lands of William Gage, bt called the Great Wish, quitrent 6s 4d and 2a in Warkwish near Morelands Bridge, quitrent 2s; 2½a at Westrate and 1a in the Nacorne and 3 roods in the Moreland and a small piece in Saltacre near More Stile and one Cowlease, quitrent 3s 4d late the estate of John Mountague, gent.

Bond in £80  SAS/G28/14  21 May 1720

Contents:
Mary Barnden of West Firle, widow and Elizabeth Coats of West Firle, widow to Samuel Young of West Firle, mason
To pay £42 secured by a conditional surrender of even date

Bond in £30  SAS/G28/15  15 Jul 1721

Contents:
Samuel Younge of Firle, mason, to Mary Young of Firle, widow
To find, provide and allow MY good, wholesome meet competent and sufficient meat drink washing lodging wearing apparel and all other necessaries suitable to a person in her state and condition of life

Lease for 7 years at £7 10s  SAS/G28/16  29 Sep 1727

Contents:
Edward Newton of London, gent, to Samuel Younge of West Firle, mason
Of five pieces of land (the Chauntlers Field (5a; E: land of Sackvill Graves; S, W: the Hunger Lands; N: William Gage, by); a parcel of meadow (2½a) called the Jolly Coops (N: road from Firle to Selmeston; S, W: the common fields called the Twytown; E: The Hoppers of Thomas Browne, gent); 2a arable and ½a in the common fields of West Firle above the drove (W: a pasture field late of Vinalls widow; S: Sackville Graves; N: William Gage)
The rent payable at the house of John Holmwood in the Cliffe

Bond in £120 to secure SAS/G28/18  SAS/G28/17  17 Oct 1727

Contents:
Samuel Young of Firle, husbandman, to Henry Bean of Lewes, carpenter
To secure £60 on conditional surrender of Great Sharp Rides (details), copyhold of the
Manor of Amies otherwise Levetts in Firle

Original surrender, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G28/18  17 Oct 1727

Contents:
Conditional surrender for £60 by Samuel Young to Henry Bean
Great Sharp Rides (details)
Endorsed: receipt for principal, 26 Oct 1728

Bond in £200  SAS/G28/19  1 Nov 1729

Contents:
Samuel Young of Firle, husbandman, to John Seamar of Westmeston, yeoman
To secure £100 on conditional surrender of Great Sharpe Rides and other lands (details)

Probate (Lewes) of the will (5 Apr 1736) of William Vine of West Firle, innholder  SAS/G28/20  27 Aug 1748

Contents:
Customary tenement called Algers held of the manor of Hosiers to his wife Joyce

Petition  SAS/G28/21  1743

Contents:
Samuel Young, farmer, of West Firle, that on 9 Apr 1743 his house was unfortunately set of fire by his tenant that dwelt therein and burnt to the ground, damage £50; commended by William Gage, the churchwardens, overseers and inhabitants
Endorsed: list of five subscribers, including William Gage, [Thomas Pelham-Holles] Duke of Newcastle and Henry Pelham, esq

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G28/22  3 Mar 1752

Contents:
Surrender by William Beard of a messuage and several closes of land to the use of Samuel Young, who was admitted. Richard Gilbert, steward.

Probate (Lewes) of the will (14 Sep 1756) of Joyce Vine of Firle, widow  SAS/G28/23  29 Nov 1756

Manor of Ameis otherwise Levetts  SAS/G28/24  nd [c1763]

Contents:
Summary of the title of Robert Picknall to 11a called The Gores (Butler-Beard-Picknall, 1715-1759)

List of goods that 'John Young had of his mother Murrells'  SAS/G28/25  nd [c1770]

Not used  SAS/G28/26  [n.d.]

Not used  SAS/G28/27  [n.d.]

Hundred and manor of Alciston  SAS/G28/28  10 Oct 1704

Contents:
Admission of William Cleaver (aged 9) younger son of Thomas Cleaver deceased, to 11a in Alciston and eight pieces of customary land commonly called the Common Field, Horshoe Furlong, Short Furlong, Brambridge Furlong, Chequer Acre, Wish Furlong, Parsonage Furlong and 1a Westwele, containing 16a and pasture for 40 sheep sometime of John Cleaver, quitrent 28s of which TC lately died seised WC's mother Winifred Cleaver appointed guardian

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G28/29  19 Jul 1754

Contents:
Surrender by Samuel Cleaver and Elizabeth widow of William Cleaver to Elizabeth Norton of Lewes, widow, and her admission
Tenements as SAS/G28/29

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G28/30  18 Nov 1766

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Morris of Heathfield, farmer, of a cottage and garden in the borough of Alciston late Sergeants and before Readers to the use of Samuel Boys, and his admission and surrender to his will

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G28/31-32  17, 18 Jun 1776

Contents:
James Nanfan of Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, gent, only son and heir of Thomas Nanfan of Barnards Inn, London, gent, the second son of George Nanfan of the Middle Temple, esq, by his wife Mary, formerly Mary Prior, to Henry Barney Mahew of Barnards Inn, gent, in trust
A messuage and 16a of arable land in the common fields of Alciston and pasture for 90 sheep

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G28/33  26 Jun 1776

Contents:
By Richard Gregory, gent against Henry Barney Mahew gent, James Nanfan and his wife vouchees

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G28/34  28 Nov 1776

Contents:
Surrender by Mary Murrell, widow, of a messuage in the village of West Firle, quitrent 4d, to the use of Robert Pierce, and his admission

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G28/35  5 Dec 1780

Contents:
Surrender by Martha Clements, widow, formerly Martha Vinall, spinster, of a messuage and 1a in Alciston late Vinalls once Brabons and before Welloughbys, quitrent 2s to the use of John Vinall of Alciston, husbandman

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G28/36  25 Mar 1782

Contents:
Admission of William Henry Benge of Lewes, cousin of Elizabeth Norton, widow, to a messuage and 10a of customary land and eight pieces called the Common Fields as SAS/G28/28; surrender to John Hawes of Selmeston, gent

Bond in £1000  SAS/G28/37  25 Mar 1782

Contents:
By William Henry Benge to John Hawes for covenants in SAS/G28/36

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G28/38A  31 Dec 1790

Contents:
Surrender by John Hawes of a messuage and lands as SAS/G28/36, to the use of William Ridge and his admission

Promissory note  SAS/G28/38B  31 Dec 1790

Contents:
Of William Ridge to pay £400 mortgage owing to Nicholas Gilbert and Charles Gilbert and the purchase-price of £335 to John Hawes for SAS/G28/38A;
Endorsed: receipt by John Hawes, 15 Feb 1791

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G28/39  29 Jul 1791

Contents:
Admission of William Towner on the death of Sally Towner (late Stanford, spinster) late the wife of John Towner, to a messuage and shop and ½a in West Firle late George Stephens and before Noakes, quitrent 4d

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G28/40  29 Jul 1791

Contents:
Admission of William Towner on the death of Sally Towner (as SAS/G28/39) to ½a in the Pitlands in West Firle lately part of a tenement of John Vinall called New Elm.

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G28/41  12 Dec 1792

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Duly to William Ridge and by John Vinall to William Ridge

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G28/42  26 Aug 1793

Contents:
Surrender by Richard Newman to Miss Ann Pierce and Francis Pierce of a messuage in the village of West Firle which he had with John Ellman as executors of Robert Pierce

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G28/43  15 May 1795

Contents:
Surrender by William Stevens to the use of William Ridge of Alciston of 12½ bullock leases and 36½ sheep leases on Berwick Common, hitherto appurtenant to the lands of William Stevens on the surrender of Thomas Harben

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G28/44  4 Dec 1797

Contents:
Surrender by Samuel Boys of a cottage, garden and 1 rood in Alciston late Morris before Sergeant, Readers and Roffs to the use of James Duly.

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G28/45A  15 Jan 1798

Contents:
Admission of Henry Walker, only son of Henry Walker deceased, to a wist of customary land in West Firle, quitrent 9s 9d.

Account  SAS/G28/45B  28 Jun 1800

Contents:
Between Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage and Henry Walker for the purchase of copyhold as SAS/G28/45A

Certificate of redemption of land tax  SAS/G28/46  20 Apr 1799

Contents:
William Ridge of Alciston; two messuages, barn and farm in Alciston, £3 8s 0d; bullock and sheep leases upon Berwick Common, £1 10s

Assignment of lease for 999 years for £12  SAS/G28/47  5 Aug 1679

Contents:
William Yokehurst of Firle, husbandman, to John Younge of Firle, bricklayer
Messuage, backside and orchard (1 rood) at Wick Street in West Firle (W: lands of John Rivett; E: house and lands of Josias Colville; N: road from Tannersbridge to Horne Ash), occupied by John Rowe, late the lands of Robert Widger
W: Thomas Hills, James Rowe
Endorsed: JY to pay ½d quitrent to John Gage, bt; reservation of right of way (details) by WY

Mortgage for £12  SAS/G28/48  17 Sep 1679

Contents:
John Young of West Firle, bricklayer, to Thomas Hills of Glynde, husbandman
Premises described in SAS/G28/47
W: William Yoakhurst, Thomas Hore, James Rowe
Endorsed: assignment to William Grover of Glynde, husbandman, in trust for William Heath of Alciston, husbandman; 1 Feb 1682

Mortgage for £12 with bond  SAS/G28/49A, B  4 Apr 1696

Contents:
John Young to Sarah Pinson of Selmeston, spinster
Premises described in SAS/G28/47
W: Thomas Isted, Thomas Elyott

Apprenticeship indenture  SAS/G28/50  2 Jun 1697

Contents:
Samuel Young, son of John Young of West Firle, bricklayer, to his father for seven years
W: Richard Elles, John Sayer

Mortgage for £17  SAS/G28/51  7 Jul 1702

Contents:
Joseph Yoakherst of Cliffe, miller, to John Grover of Cliffe, cordwainer
1 3 Roods of pasture ground in West Firle, adjoining to leashold messuage referred to below (E: land late Zacharias Smith, clerk, deceased; W: John Rivett)
2 ½a Of meadow in a field called Milelands in West Firle (E: Tanners Bridge; S: road; N: land of John Gage, bt)
3 ½a Of meadow in Milelands (W: land of John Gage, bt; E: land of Sackvile Graves, esq; S: road)
All (with others) demised by Ann Line, relict and widow of Samuel Line of Pevensey, clerk, deceased, and Elizabeth Widger of Westham, to William Yoakhurst of West Firle, husbandman, for 999 years at a peppercorn rent, 5 Aug 1679, and were since come to his only son and legatee JY
W: John Hodge, Jo Reynolds

Mortgage for £21 10s  SAS/G28/52  8 Jul 1703

Contents:
Joseph Yokehurst to Thomas Beard of the Cliffe, grocer
Premises as SAS/G28/51
W: Robert Hammond the younger, Martha Gallett

Assignment of motrgage for £22  SAS/G28/53  2 Jul 1714

Contents:
Thomas Beard of Cliffe, grocer, to Samuel Young of West Firle, yeoman
Premises as SAS/G28/51
W: Thomas Beard the younger, John Plumer

Sale of chattels  SAS/G28/54  15 Jul 1721

Contents:
Mary Young of West Firle, widow to Samuel Young of West Firle, mason
All the goods, chattels, household goods, quick and dead stock in and about her dwellinghouse and land in West Firle, in consideration of a bond by SY (SAS/G28/15) to provide for her for life, meat, drink, washing, lodging, wearing apparel and all other necessaries
W: John Michell, Thomas Attree, Richard Stephens

Lease for 5 years at £15  SAS/G28/55  12 Feb 1728

Contents:
James Lane of Westerham, Kent, baker, and James Baker the younger of Godstone, Surrey, innholder, guardian to JL's wife Ann (the only daughter, heir and executrix of Joseph Ward of West Firle, yeoman, deceased) to Samuel Young of West Firle, yeoman
23a Of land, 3 cowleases in West Firle, late the estate of JW, and all other AL's other land in West Firle, except a messuage and ½a then made into a garden called the Crown, and 1a in Twy Town in West Firle
W: Henry Ade, Thomas Hammond

Conveyance ([lease and] release) for £100  SAS/G28/56  [25] 26 Apr 1740

Contents:
Robert Peirce of, gent, to John Peirce of West Firle, butcher
A messuage or tenement with barn and close in West Firle on the S side of the street from Firle church to Glynde, called Collins.
1a In the Cant, to lands of Sir William Gage, bt, S and late Richard Payne, esq, and then of John Holmwood, N.
½a and ½r In the Shiplong Furlong, to lands formerly of Sir Edward Mountague, W, formerly Thomas Young and then of Thomas Chowne, E.
1/3a of meadow in the Charne Eye, to the Ritch, W, late John Ockenden, NE and late Stephen Hilder and then of Sir William Gage, SW.
1a In Barbars Sharp Ride
3a In Hungerland
1a In the Spick (later Spike), to lands late of Stephen Hilder, S and late John Gurr and then of William Fryer, N.
½a In Twytowne, to late Thomas Ballard, E and late Jacob Awood, W.
A cowlease in the common Cowlease of West Firle.
W: William Michell, Thomas Foord

Probate (Lewes) of the will (17 Feb 1759) of Samuel Young of Firle, yeoman  SAS/G28/57  24 Dec 1771

Contents:
To wife Elizabeth, leasehold messuage, barn, close and 2a of land in West Firle and a copyhold messuage, barn and 7½a in West Firle, for life or widowhood, then to son William Young.
To sons John Young and Samuel Young and daughter Elizabeth Young 20s a piece.
To daughters Ann, Susannah and Mary, £10 a piece at 21, charged on leasehold and copyhold premises
Gifts of thread sheets and flaxen sheets to daughters.
Residue of personal estate to wife for life or widowhood and then to son William Young. Executor, John Mockett of West Firle, yeoman.

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G28/58  29 Oct 1767

Contents:
Surrender by Edward Murrell and Mary Murrell to the use of Thomas Munger of West Firleof a croft of land (1a) near Andrews Well occupied by Thomas Tealing and 5 roods in the Milwards in Firle in the tenure of Samuel Young, and admission of Thomas Munger
Rent apportioned: Thomas Munger, 1s and Edward Murrel and Mary, 4s being the remainder of the quitrent of 5s by which their copyhold premises were held. Nicholas Gilbert, steward.

Release of legacy  SAS/G28/59  9 Sep 1769

Contents:
Ann Peirce, daughter of Thomas Cheesman of West Firle, weaver, deceased, to TC's daughter and executrix Elizabeth Chessman
£30 Legacy given to AP by the will, 28 Aug 1756

Conveyance (lease and release) for £35  SAS/G28/60-61  5, 6 Feb 1773

Contents:
John Ansell of Lewes, yeoman, to George Picknall of Tarring Neville, farmer
1 1a In the Common Brook in West Firle called the Wish in Long Furlong (to lands of Lord Gage, N, George Beach, E, Thomas Chowne, S and Joseph Marten, W)
2 ½a In the same furlong (to land late of Henry Mercer, N, Joseph Marten, E, Thomas Chowne, S and Richard Mockett, W)
3 Three swarves of land in the same brook (to Joseph Marten, E, to Longfurlong, W and Ollive, N)
4 1a In the common brook called the Nacon (to a ditch which separated the Wish and Nacon, E, Thomas Chowne, S, the Reach, W and Lord Gage, N)

Conveyance (lease and release) for £70  SAS/G28/62-63  11, 12 Jun 1773

Contents:
Edward Blackman of Southover, innholder, to James Kenyon of Willingdon, cordwainer
A messuage and garden late occupied by William Dunton, since of Grace Briggs and then of Richard Taylor, and a small slip of ground lying without the garden on the N side bounding straight from the NW corner of the house along close by a barn of John Ansell adjoining there and from thence straight on to the length of the said garden; also a way or passage into the close of John Ansell adjoining to the messuage; all in West Firle (S: a garden of William Vine occupied by John Ansell; N: the barn and close of John Ansell)
W: William Raynes and Chatfield Turner

Probate (Lewes) of the will (30 Nov 1776) of Robert Peirce of West Firle, butcher  SAS/G28/64  12 Apr 1777

Contents:
Power to executors to sell any part of messuages and lands; the income to be applied to the maintenance and education of two daughter, Ann and Frances; undisposed messuages and lands to the two daughters
To brother-in-law Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, all wearing apparel (except buckles, buttons and linen).
Residue of estate to two daughters; if they should die under 21 without issue, all the residue to brother-in-law Thomas Stephens and his wife Mary for life, then to their children equally
RP's housekeeper Elizabeth Dunstone to have the use of the brewhouse chamber and kitchen chamber and the brewhouse of his messuage in West Firle occupied by Richard Bull and part of the garden (specified) and the use of the drying yard for life
Executors, Richard Ellman the elder of Glynde and Richard Newman the elder of Alfriston
A codicil gives certain bed furniture to Elizabeth Dunstone; 5 Dec 1776

Conveyance (lease [and release]) for £195  SAS/G28/65  9; [10] Oct 1777


Related information: For the release, see SAS/GA 383

Contents:
James Moor of the Cliffe near Lewes, butcher, to William Young of West Firle, and yeoman
Pieces of arable land in the common laine of West Firle and one other piece enclosed, 20a 3r in all, occupied by WY, part of lands purchased by JM of Richard Mockett of West Firle, gent, and his wife Mary for the term of their lives
W: William Wheeler

Conveyance (lease and release) for £70  SAS/G28/66-67  1, 2 Jun 1782

Contents:
James Kenyon of Willingdon, cordwainer, to Thomas Cheesman of West Firle
A messuage and garden and slip of ground as SAS/G28/62-63, late occupied by Richard Taylor and then of George Geer
W: Chatfield Turner, Edward Luxford

Mortgage for £60  SAS/G28/68  3 Oct 1782

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman of West Firle, pedlar, to Ann Pierce of West Firle, widow
Messuage, garden and slip of ground as SAS/G28/66-67
W: Chatfield Turner, Edward Luxford

Memorandum  SAS/G28/69  nd [c1790]

Contents:
Concerning the title of property settled by Samuel Durrant and his wife Ann, 21 Jan 1751, its descent to his son Samuel Durrant, deeds of 1 and 2 Feb 1791 and his ability to make a good title to Mr H Fisher; endorsed with memorandum for SAS/G28/70-71

Assignment of mortgage in trust for purchaser  SAS/G28/70  8 Aug 1791

Contents:
Stephen Weller of Ringmer, servant to Samuel Boys of Ringmer, gent (administrator of his graandmother Ann Pierce of Firle, widow, and one of the sons her only child Ann wife of Thomas Weller of West Firle, yeoman, who died in her mother's lifetime), by direction of Thomas Cheesman of Heathfield, cordwainer, to Thomas Dewly of Lewes, gent in trust for TC messuage, garden and slip of ground as SAS/G28/66-67, mortgaged by TC to Ann Pierce the elder, 3 Oct 1782 (SAS/G28/68)
In trust for TC

Conveyance (lease and release) for £100  SAS/G28/71-72  9, 10 Aug 1791

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman of Heathfield, cordwainer, to John Boxall of Lewes, bricklayer and his trustee John Fisher of Lewes, gent
Messuage and garden occupied by TC, late George Geer and before Richard Taylor, with a slip of ground in West Firle (E: road; W: garden of George Geer; S: garden of William Vine; N: a barn and close of John Ansall)

Conveyance (lease and release) for £100  SAS/G28/73-74  8, 9 Mar 1793

Contents:
John Boxall of Lewes, bricklayer and his trustee John Fisher of Lewes, gent to William Young of West Firle, yeoman
Messuage and garden as SAS/G28/71-72

Probate (Lewes) of the will (19 Jul 1751) of Robert Pierce of West Firle, gent  SAS/G28/75  28 Aug 1756

Contents:
All real estate and the residue of personal estate to wife Ann for widowhood charged with an annuity of £4 to father-in-law John Cheesman on a mortgage
On death or re-marriage of wife, if daughter Ann should be under 21 William Stanford of Exceat in Eastdean (sic), gent, and Thomas Stapsfield of Lewes, gent, to be guardians of daughter Ann.
In case of death of Ann without issue, real and personal estate to nephew Robert Peirce, son of brother John Pierce, charged with legacies to niece Mary Pierce, daughter of brother John, brothers Thomas, Richard and Arthur Peirce and sister Ann Humpheries, all to be paid when Robert should be possessed of the estates of testator's grandmother Mary Stephens be then dead, otherwise within three months after her decease. Executrix, wife Ann.

Mortgage for £45  SAS/G28/76  22 Feb 1752

Contents:
Samuel Young of West Firle, yeoman, son and devisee of John Young of West Firle, bricklayer, to Henry Burges of Glynde, wheelwright
Messuage with backside, garden and orchard (1 rood) at West Streete [recteWick Street] in West Firle, leased by William Yokehurst to JY for 999 years, 5 Aug 1679
W: Roger Thompson, Thomas Norris
Endorsed: house in Wick Street

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G28/77  23 Nov 1775

Contents:
Admission of William Young, youngest son and devisee of Samuel Young's will of 17 Feb 1759, to a messuage, barn, garden and closes of land as follows:
2a Arable; 3a arable adjoining the barn; ½a of meadow in the Great Wish (W, S: demesne lands; E: land of Robert Peirce); heriot a cow, £4.
And surrender by WY to the use of his will

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G28/78A  23 Nov 1775

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Munger to the use of William Young of a croft of 1a near Andrews Well in West Firle, late part of the lands of Edward Murrell and his wife Mary; also 5 roods in the Millands in West Firle
And admission of WY and surrender to the use of his will

Receipt  SAS/G28/78B  23 Nov 1775

Contents:
Of Charles Gilbert to William Young for heriot and stewards' fees for SAS/G28/77-78A

Copy probate (Lewes) of the will (3 Jun 1794) of William Hall of Firle, gent  SAS/G28/79  16 Feb 1795

Contents:
To sister Elizabeth Gagg of Cirencester, Gloucestershire, widow, messuage in two tenements with garden land belonging in West Firle, copyhold of the manor of Hosiers
To the widow of testator's late wife's brother Cornelius Steel deceased £30. Children (named) of Benjamin Steel late wife's brother.
To Mary Ansell of Firle, spinster, (sister of John Ansell of Firle, glover); Sukey wife of John Chilton of Lewes, upholsterer, late Sukey Stephens, spinster
William Heasman of Price, carpenter, of London; (late Elizabeth Stiff of West Firle, spinster): Barbara Burt the wife of William Burt of Firle, labourer; Helen Jones, spinster, lately a servant in Lord Gage's family; Hannah Pibbeth now a servant in Lord Gage's family; housekeeper Elizabeth Joiner, spinster
Executors: John Batman lately butler to Lord Gage, and Anthony Morris of Ranscombe [in South Malling], yeoman, £10 10s each
Residue to sister Elizabeth Gagg
Codicil gives £5 to William Clarke, a labourer in Lord Gage's family, 18 Nov 1794

Conveyance (lease [and release]) for £57  SAS/G28/80  10 [11] Mar 1795


Related information: For the release, see SAS/G26/51

Contents:
Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage to William Young of West Firle, yeoman
2a 3r 5p Called The Burgh Field late Dornfords in West Firle

Copy of court roll, manor of Hosiers  SAS/G28/81  20 Jun 1795

Contents:
Admission of Elizabeth Gagg of Cirencester, Gloucestershire, widow, as devisee under the will of William Hall (SAS/G28/79), 3 Jun 1794, to a messuage called Algers otherwise Algers Tenement in two dwellings with the garden and appurtenances in West Firle, late Heasmans before Vines and Cosins and formerly Rowes, quitrent 12d
Surrender by EG to the use of Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage

Copy of court roll, manor of Hosiers  SAS/G28/82A  31 Aug 1795

Contents:
Grant by [Henry Gage], Viscount Gage, lord of the manor, to William Young of West Firle, yeoman, of a messuage called Algers otherwise Algers Tenement with garden at West Firle late Gegg's before Hall's before Heasmans, quitrent 12d
Admission of WY and surrender to the use of his will

Receipt  SAS/G28/82B  31 Aug 1795

Contents:
Of John Hoper to William Young for fees for SAS/G28/82A and negotiating purchase

Conveyance (lease and release) for £425  SAS/G28/83-84  24, 25 Mar 1796

Contents:
Ann Peirce and Frances Peirce of West Firle, spinsters, (only children of Robert Peirce of West Firle, butcher deceased) to William Young of West Firle, yeoman
Messuage with a barn and close in West Firle called Collins on the S side of the street
From Firle church to Glynde, with land as SAS/G28/56 of 26 Apr 1740

Certificate of contract for redemption of Land Tax  SAS/G28/85  7 Jun 1799

Contents:
On three messuages, two barns and 27a of land in West Firle belonging to William Young

Receipted vouchers and accounts  SAS/G28/86  1764-1803

Contents:
Receipted voucher of Richard Bristed to Samuel Young for wood, 4 Jan 1764; of John Langridge to John Young for carpenter's work, 1769-1771; account of Josias Smith to Messrs Picknal and Young for conveyance, 17 Dec 1803; scraps of accounts c1800

WINTON FARM IN ALFRISTON AND BERWICK  [no ref. or date]


Related information: For other deeds relating to this estate, including the deed of purchase, see SAS/GA496-557

Contents:
Purchased from Elizabeth Stevens and Hezekiah Wyche in 1807

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick Winton (Wyngton)  SAS/G29/1  30 Dec 1538

Contents:
Surrender by Agnes Hale of three cottages containing 5½a of land in Winton [in Alfriston] to the use of her husband Stephen Hale, and admission of Stephen and Agnes; Giles Fenys, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/2  18 Apr 1610

Contents:
Presentment by Edward Jefferie and William Levett the younger, two customary tenants of a surrender by John Brooke, gent, of four cottages, with barn and bondlands in Berwick sometime Chapmans and afterwards Tindalls to the use of his son Thomas Brooke, gent; admission of TB; fine for each cottage 6d and 6d each for heriot. Thomas Whatman, steward

Partial enfranchisement, manor of Berwick for £176 6s 8d  SAS/G29/3  1 Jun 1618

Contents:
Richard [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and his brother Edward Sackvill, kt, to James Brooke of Winton in Alfriston
1 3½ wists of land in Winton which JB had by descent from his father John Brooke, and he from his father James, every wist containing 16a and certain brooklands belonging and pasture for 50 sheep for every wist upon the common down, the wists lying in several parcels and paying several quitrents amounting in the whole to 33s 1¼d
2 Messuage, barn and 3½ other wists of land in Winton with the brooklands belonging and pasture at the same rate, sometime Combers, quitrent 37s 4d
3 Messuage, barn and ¾ of a wist in Winton late Stones, with brooklands and sheep pasture, quitrent 7s 4¼d
4 Two cottages in Winton sometime Hales containing a messuage or dwellinghouse and 3½a of land, quitrent 6s
5 Cottage called Knolls in Winton containing a messuage or dwellinghouse and a garden, quitrent 4d
6 Cottage in Winton containing a house and 2a of land, quitrent 16d
7 Three other cottages in Berwick sometime Chapmans, quitrent 7s, 3 hens, 18 eggs and herding money 10½d
8 Three waste cottages, two paying 2d each and the third 3½d
JB to hold by the ancient quitrents paying on surrender, alienation and admittance or death, 1d fine and 1d heriot each tenement, and for any of the said cottages 6d fine and 6d heriot according to the ancient custom of cottages
JB to be at liberty to set up, pull down, suffer to decay, alter or change any house or buildings without any forfeiture, also to cut down or ridd up all or any timber, woods and to carry his corn, grass, hay, straw or compost whither he should please
No forfeiture except for felony, treason or escheat by death without heirs, as in the case of freeholds; and if forfeited for felony or treason, the lords will re-grant, charging no more than three years' value
No retention by the lords or grant of lands during minority of heir
Tenant at liberty to sue in the king's court at Westminster or elsewhere for any matter concerning his holdings
The lords to hold a court twice a year (times stated) at the manor house at Berwick for the acceptance of surrenders, presentments
The steward not to take any greater fees than the following, viz, for every entrance 12d; for a copy, 2s; for the examination of a woman, 5s and for a recovery, 10s.
If the lords should make default in holding a court, the tenant might keep a court and appoint a steward, and everything done should be as valid as if done by the proper steward
W: Thomas Brooke,Thomas Myddlemore, John Inkersall, William Gyles, Thomas Gibson, Edmund Lyntott

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/4  8 Jul 1618

Contents:
Surrender by James Brooke of two cottages in Winton sometime Hales, quitrent 6s; one cottage in Winton, quitrent 16d; one cottage in Winton called Knole, quitrent 4d; and three cottages in Berwick sometime Chapmans, quitrent 7s, 3 hens, 8 eggs and 10½d for herding money; regrant to JB to be held according to SAS/G29/3
Thomas Brooke, deputy steward for Thomas Whatman, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/5  8 Jul 1618

Contents:
Surrender by James Brooke and regrant of a messuage, barn and 3½ wists, quitrent 37s, to hold according to SAS/G29/3

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/6  8 Jul 1618

Contents:
Surrender by William Walker of ¾ of a wist of land (12a) in Winton [in Alfriston] sometime Chucks and re-grant as SAS/G29/4

Conveyance for £160  SAS/G29/7  13 Aug 1619

Contents:
James Roots of Farlight, esq to James Brooke of Winton in Alfriston, gent
20a 1 Rood arable in several parcels in the common laines or fields of Wington, with pasture for 60 sheep on the common down of Winton and 2a of brookland in Winton
W to deed and livery of seisin: Thomas Brooke, Edmund Lyntott, Thomas Vaughan, William Page

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/8  22 Dec 1624

Contents:
Admission of James Brooke, gent, on surrender by William Walker to ¾ of a wist of land (12a) in Winton [in Alfriston], sometime Chucks, quitrent 7s 3½d and other lands in Winton sometime Peakes, quitrent 3s 8d; Thomas Whatman, steward

Conveyance for £221, with bond  SAS/G29/9-10  12 Oct 1666

Contents:
Robert Haffenden of Tenterden, Kent, gent, and his wife Margaret and John Elphick of Eastbourne, mercer, and his wife Elizabeth to John Brooke of Alfriston, gent
Messuage, barn, garden and 10a freehold lands in the common laines of Winton in Alfriston occupied by JB and Edward Curle
W: Thomas Cruttenden, Josiah Hawkesworth, Robert Spiller

Deed to lead the use of a fine as SAS/G/9-10  SAS/G29/11  12 Oct 1666

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/12  28 Aug 1667

Contents:
Admission of John Brooke, only son and heir of James Brooke, gent
1 8a At Weeke Street in Arlington late John Elphicke, sometime Edward Walker, quitrent 2s 1d
2 Messuage or cottage, barn, yard and 3a adjoining in Berwick late Thomas Brooke, esq, and sometime Levetts, quitrent 4s, 1 hen and 6 eggs and 3½d herding money, late Summers
3 1 Rood at Raddle Bank in Winton [in Alfriston] late Badgants, quitrent 2d
4 A wist of customary land called Putland Wish (30a) in Arlington late Jefferays, quitrent 10s 10d
5 Cottage in Winton, quitrent 16d
6 Two cottages in Winton late Hales, quitrent 6s
7 Other cottage in Winton called Knolls, quitrent 4d
Charles Goodwyn, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/13  25 Feb 1686

Contents:
Admission of William Nowell of Berwick, clerk, on surrender by Mary Sanders of Wadhurst, spinster, of a tenement and 23a of land formerly Gyles and late Badgant; tenement and 23a all in Winton in Alfriston, with 125 sheep leases on Winton tenant down in Berwick, late occupied by James Newman, after the death of Elizabeth Badgant late the wife of Edward Badgant of London, grocer deceased; six heriots; Charles Goodwyn, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/14  30 Jul 1706

Contents:
Surrender by James Brook the elder, eldest son of John Brook of Battle, gent, deceased, and James Brook the younger,eldest son of James Brook the elder, to the use of Thomas Adams of a cottage and 3a called Sumners in Berwick, quitrent 4d; a cottage in Winton called Walnut Tree, quitrent 1s 4d; 1 rood at Raddle Bank, and other lands as in deed of 1 Jun 1618 (SAS/G29/3); admission of Thomas Adams and recovery against him by Richard Sheppard, with James Brook the younger as vouchee
Admission of Richard Sheppard and surrender by all parties to James Brooke the elder who is admitted.

Lease for 1000 years for £5  SAS/G29/15  12 Sep 1706

Contents:
Elizabeth Wade of Ripe, spinster, to Thomas Adams of Alfriston, maltster
Messuage and croft (1a) in Winton in Alfriston, theretofore in the tenure of William Worger (N, E: land Badgant; S, W: land of James Brook)
W: James Williamson, Thomas Shadwell, Henry Davis

Settlement(lease and release) to declare the uses of a recovery  SAS/G29/16-17  18, 19 Oct 1706

Contents:
James Brook the elder of Lewes, gent, eldest son and heir of John Brook of Battle, gent, deceased, his eldest son James Brook the younger of Lewes, and Richard Russell of Cuckfield,clerk, son of Richard Russell of Dallington, clerk, deceased, to Thomas Jenkin of Hailsham, gent and Mathias Caldicott of London, gent
1 A messuage and 30a in the common laines of Berwick, and Alfriston, with 4a of meadow belonging to it, occupied by James Newnham, later the estate of John B
2 A messuage, barn, malthouse and 60a in Dallington or Ashburnham, occupied by William Morris, purchased by RR, deceased of [blank] Leeds, widow, and Philip Drinker
1 Above to JB the elder, 2 above to RR

Settlement (covenant to stand seised)  SAS/G29/18  14 Nov 1706

Contents:
James Brook the elder of Lewes, gent to his son and heir James Brook
Piece of meadow called Chapmans (3a)
W: Mathew Blaklock, Thomas Hammond.

Conveyance(lease and release) for £360  SAS/G29/19-20  17, 18 Feb 1707

Contents:
James Brook the elder of the Cliffe near Lewes, gent to James Brook the younger of Lewes,gent
1 Messuage, barn, garden, closes in Alfriston; with 10a of freehold land in the common laines of Winton, theretofore the estate of Robert Haffenden and his wife Margaret and John Elphick and his Elizabeth
2 20a In the common laines of Winton and 2a of brookland and common of pasture for 60 sheep, purchased of James Rootes, esq
3 All other the freehold messuages of JB the elder in Alfriston
W: Mathew Blaklock, John Michell

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/21  26 Mar 1708

Contents:
Admission of James Brook the younger, son and heir apparent of James Brook the elder gent, on his surrender
A messuage, barn and 3½ wists in Winton, before Combes, quitrent 37s 4d; ½ a wist (8a) in Winton late Pains, quitrent 5s 6d and a cottage and 3a called Sumners in Berwick

Conveyance (lease and release) for £1750  SAS/G29/22-23  26, 27 May 1709

Contents:
James Brook the elder of Lewes, gent,and James Brook the younger of Alfriston, gent, to Thomas Lucas the elder of Chiddingly, yeoman
1 A messuage, barns, garden closes and buildings in Winton in Alfriston and 10a of freehold land belonging in the common laines or fields of Winton, theretofore the estate of Robert Haffenden and his wife Margaret and John Elphick and his wife Elizabeth, purchased by John Brook deceased and devised by him to JB the elder
2 20a Freehold land in the common laines of Winton, with common of pasture for 60 sheep on the common down of Winton, purchased by James Brook father of John Brook of James Rootes, esq
3 3a Of meadow in Berwick (S: demesne of the manor of Berwick; E: Berwick Pond; N: copyhold cottages of JB the elder; W: land of William Allen)
W: Henry Miller, William Richardson

Copy of court roll, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G29/24  14 Oct 1709

Contents:
Court of the Hon Spencer Compton
Admission of Thomas Lucas the younger on surrender by James Brook, gent, to 5a called Petlands occupied by James Newman, quitrent 7s 6d; Thomas Willard, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G29/25  20 Sep 1710

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Lucas the younger of Chiddingly, yeoman, on the surrender of James Brook the elder and James Brook the younger
1 Customary cottage and 3a called Summers in Berwick, quitrent 4s, 1 hen, 6 eggs and 3½d for herding money
2 Three separate cottages in Berwick sometime Chapmans, quitrent 7s 6d, 3 hens, 8 eggs and 10d herding money
3 A cottage in Winton late Knowles, quitrent 4d
4 Two cottages in Winton sometime Hales, quitrent 6s 6d
5 1 Rood of land at Raddle Bank in Winton late French, quitrent 2d
6 A messuage, barn and 3½ wists in Winton Street sometime Combes, sometime separate tenements, quitrent 37s 4d
7 A messuage, barn and ¾ of a wist in Winton sometime Stone, quitrent 7s 11¼d
8 3½ Wists in Winton once separate tenements, quitrent 23s 1¼d
9 ¾ Of a wist (12a) in Winton late Walkers, quitrent 7s 3½d
10 ¼ of a wist in Winton late Peakes, quitrent 3s 8d
11 ½ a wist (8a) in Winton late Pains, quitrent 5s 3d
12 ¼a in Winton late Payne, quitrent 24d
13 A croft in Winton called Couples (½a), quitrent 4d
14 A cottage in Winton called Hampers Cottage, quitrent 1s
Thomas Jenkin, steward

Settlement (deed to lead the use of a fine)  SAS/G29/26  14 Nov 1713

Contents:
William Swaine of Wannock in Folkington, gent, and his wife Elizabeth (the only daughter and heir of Robert Pettitt of Hellingly, gent, deceased, the cousin and devisee of Robert Pettitt of Sleeches in Buxted, gent, deceased) and James Brooke of Willingdon, yeoman, and his wife Elizabeth, Thomas Lucas of Winton in Alfriston, yeoman (son and heir of Thomas Lucas of Chiddingly, yeoman deceased) and William Alchorne of Selmeston, gent
1 Capital messuage called Sleeches with malthouse, two barns, stable, hayhouse and 64a in Buxted, formerly purchased by RP the elder of John Sleech
2 Messuage and garden called Pick-read (½a) in Buxted, formerly purchased by John Pettitt of Mary Cook and William Cook
3 Messuage, garden, yard, orchards, closes and 7a called Hooke Beech in Buxted, formerly purchased by RP the elder of Edward Kilner
4 Barn, stall, closes and 70a formerly called Turfelands otherwise Turkelands and then Bridgfield, Barnfield, Lower Curle, Upper Curle, Lower and Upper Sixteen Acres, the Two Little Coppices, the Long Butlettfield, the Martletts and the Burchett Fields in Buxted, formerly purchased by RP the elder of Joan Rogers, widow, and Thomas Rogers and his wife Mary
5 Two pieces called Castland Field and Castland Coppice (16a) in Buxted, formerly purchased by RP the elder of John Burgess
6 Messuage, yard, closes and 5a called the Lunsfords, the Tibbs Garden and the Mill Penns in Rotherfield and Buxted, formerly purchased by John Pettit of Abraham Vinall
7 Three pieces of marshland called Newbridge Marsh (15½a) in Pevensey, formerly purchased by RP the elder of Edward Holmwood
8 5a Of marsh called Four Acres in Pevensey formerly purchased by RP the elder of John Hammond
9 Winton Farm in Alfriston and Berwick (details), purchased by TL the elder from JB the elder and JB the younger [in 1709: see SAS/G29/22-23]
1-8 above in trust for ES, 9 above in trust for TL
W: Anthony Trumble, William Stretton, Thomas Worge, Henry Miller and Henry Hammond

Fine  SAS/G29/27  Michaelmas term 1713

Contents:
William Alchorne, querent, and William Swaine and Elizabeth his wife, James Brooke and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants, of 4 messuages, 2 cottages, 6 barns, a watermill, 5 gardens, 5 orchards 120a of land, 40a of meadow, 60a of pasture, 10a of wood, 20a of furze and heath, 20a of fresh marsh and common of pasture for 60 sheep in Alfriston, Berwick, Pevensey, Buxted and Rotherfield.
Warranty against the heirs of Elizabeth Swaine and James Brooke.

Assignment of lease for £5  SAS/G29/28  18 Sep 1723

Contents:
Storor Addams of Arlington, yeoman (nephew and devise of Thomas Addams of Alfriston, maltster), to Thomas Lucas of Winton [in Alfriston], gent
Messuage and croft at Winton, leased by Elizabeth Wade of Ripe, spinster, to TA, 12 Sep 1706 (SAS/G29/15)
W: John Coppard and Matthew Caldicott

Copy of a proviso  SAS/G29/29  nd [1745]

Contents:
In a settlement made by Thomas Dyke, bt, on his marriage with Ann Blewet, widow, only child of Percival Hart, esq of the manor of Berwick, reserving power to TD to enfranchise copyholds held of the manor, 2 May 1728

Partial enfranchisement, manor of Berwick, for £300  SAS/G29/30  30 Sep 1745

Contents:
Thomas Dyke of Lullingstone, Kent, bt, lord of the manor of Berwick, to Thomas Lucas of Alfriston, gent
1 Lands to which Thomas Lucas was admitted on 20 Sep 1710 (SAS/G29/25)
2 3a Of freehold in Berwick, quitrent 2s 8d
3 Copyhold messuage, barn, garden and 1¼ wists of land once Frenches and late Adams in Winton, quitrent 13s 4d
4 Customary messuage, barn and 4a called Petlands in Winton, late Adams, quitrent 2s 8d
5 16½a in Winton and 2½a of Brookland being 3 tenements formerly Gyles and late Adams, quitrent 10s 8d
TD also sold to TL all the elm trees standing between TL's wall and fences near to his mansion house in Winton occupied by John Earl and the highway there
Reserved: payment of a peppercorn yearly an acknowledgement that the lands were held freely of the manor
W: John Earl, John Thayer; livery of seisin by TD's attorney John Thayer to TL in the presence of Nathaniel Hamlen and John Earle, 22 Oct 1745

Bond in respect of 2 in SAS/G29/30  SAS/G29/31  30 Sep 1745

Copy original surrender, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G29/32  Feb 1750

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Lucas of Alfriston, gent, of 5a of copyhold land called Longcrofte at Winton in Alfriston to the use of his will

Certified copy probate (Lewes) of will (9 Oct 1750) of Thomas Lucas of Alfriston, gent  SAS/G29/33  26 May 1752

Contents:
To be buried in the churchyard of Alfriston. To friends John Lucas of Barcombe, gent, and Thomas Attree of Newick, gent, all freehold and copyhold messuages, lands upon trust for son Robert Lucas for life with power of appointment to his wife for life, to Robert's children, with contingent remainder in trust for testator's daughter Mary, the wife of Thomas Washer and her children
Legacies to kinsman Richard Lucas and aunt Elizabeth Lucas
To wife Dorothy for life all household goods; to poor of Alfriston and Chiddingly, £5 each parish
Executors: John Lucas and Thomas Attree
Residue to be applied in the purchase of manors, lands to be settled upon the trusts before declared.
Codicil settling freehold lands called Deanlands (42a) in Ripe, purchased of Ann Dobson and Richard Bishop since instructions for will; gift of £1 1s a piece to kinsmen John Brown of Sharpitts in Hellingly and the Rev Thomas Brown of Litlington; 9 Oct 1750

Copy of court roll, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G29/34  6 Oct 1756

Contents:
Admission of Robert Lucas, esq, gent, only son and devisee of Thomas Lucas deceased to 5a of customary land called Petland; George Worge, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G29/35  18 Sep 1770

Contents:
Admission of Mary Washer, wife of Thomas Washer, (only sister of Robert Lucas deceased) to 5a in Winton in Alfriston, quitrent 7s 6d according to the will of her father Thomas Lucas; Joseph Acton, deputy steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G29/36  14 Oct 1773

Contents:
Admission of William Washer, only son of the body of Mary Washer (formerly Mary Lucas, daughter of Thomas Lucas) by Thomas Washer, to 5a in Winton in Alfriston called Petlands; Joseph Acton, deputy steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G29/37  12 Oct 1786

Contents:
Admission of Jane Washer and Susannah Washer (infant daughters of William Washer deceased) under a deed of settlement dated 20 Aug 1746 made between Thomas Lucas, then of Alfriston, yeoman (since deceased) and his wife Dorothy, Thomas Washer and his wife Mary (only daughter of Thomas and Dorothy Lucas) and Thomas Swaine of Bishopstone, gent, and Richard Alchorne of Alfriston, apothecary, to 5a of customary land called Pickham late Dorothy Luca's and before Wade's, near Monkin-pin near Wilmington, quitrent 3s 6d
Also to a messuage, barn and 4a of meadow or pasture called Scraces in Wilmington, late also Dorothy Lucas's and before Wade's, quitrent 4s and one hen.
Also to 4a called Pickfield near Thornwell late Mary Washer's and before Woodham's and Coleman's, quitrent 2s.
Also to 4a called the Warren late also Mary Washer's and before Woodham's and Coleman's, quitrent 2s.
And also by virtue of the will of their great-grandfather Thomas Lucas, to 5a called Pickham which William Washer held to him and the heirs of his body
Custody granted to Joseph Gouldsmith, gent, testamentary guardian appointed by the will of William Washer; Joseph Acton, deputy steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/38  5 Oct 1773

Contents:
Admission of William Washer (only nephew and heir of Robert Lucas deceased) to ½a wist of land in Winton late Pettitt's, the north half of a barn and ½a rood of customary land with the house erected thereon late Pettitt's, of which RL died seised Charles Gilbert, steward

Settlement (lease and release) to permit a common recovery  SAS/G29/39-40  30, 31 May 1776

Contents:
William Washer of Seaford, esq, to William Attree of Brighton, gent and John Ellis of Gough Square, St Dunstan in the West, London, gent
1 Messuage where John White dwelt at Winton in Alfriston, 5 barns, a pigeon house, 2 stables, buildings with garden, orchard and 260a of land and common of pasture on the Tenant Sheep Down for 580 sheep and for 4 bullocks in the Cowleaze in Alfriston and Berwick
2 Pieces of meadow and pasture called Deanland (40a) in Ripe, occupied by John White
3 Messuage in two dwellings occupied by Richard Full and Edward Miller in Winton, with garden belonging
4 Messuage and blacksmith's shop in Winton occupied by Thomas Duley, with a stable and garden
5 Messuage and garden in Winton occupied by Henry Lower
6 Messuage, yard, garden and orchard and 8a of meadow or pasture in Chiddingly

Exemplification of common recovery specified by SAS/G29/39-40  SAS/G29/41  20 May 1776

Copy probate (Lewes) of the will (6 Mar 1784) of William Washer of Seaford, esq  SAS/G29/42  10 Apr 1784

Contents:
To wife Jane, £100
To friend Joseph Gouldsmith of Seaford, esq, all plate, linen, books and household goods, to allow wife the use for her life or widowhood, then to be sold and proceeds divided between two daughters, Jane and Susannah; residue to John Gouldsmith on trust for sale; proceeds to be invested, as to £1500, income to wife for life, then to the two daughters; remainder for the benefit of the daughters
Executor: John Gouldsmith

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/43  17 May 1787

Contents:
Admission of Susannah Washer (a minor), youngest daughter of William Washer, to ½a wist of land late Pettit's, the north part of a barn and ½a rood of customary land late Pettit, of which WW died seised; custody to Joseph Gouldsmith of Seaford, esq

Marriage settlement  SAS/G29/44  14 May 1798

Contents:
Jane Washer of Seaford, spinster, eldest daughter, one of the co-heiresses and devisee of William Washer, esq deceased, (the only son and heir of Thomas Washer of Seaford, esq, deceased), Hezekiah Wyche of Salisbury, Wiltshire, wine merchant, and Thomas Frampton of Leadenhall Street, London, grocer, and Henry Barney Mayhew of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, gent; HW to marry JW
JW covenants that within twelve months after Susannah Washer should attain 21, the share JW under the wills of her father and grandfather should be settled on the trusts of the settlement

Attested copy of SAS/G29/44  SAS/G29/45  1 Jun 1804

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/46  21 Oct 1776

Contents:
Admission of Richard Hamlin as devisee of Nathaniel Hamlin's will of 1 May 1754 (under the name of Richard commonly called Richard Hamlin, the natural or reputed son of NH's brother Richard by Mary Willett, spinster) to three-fourths of a wist of land in Winton in Alfriston; a barn and 1 wist of customary land containing 16a; 1a of fresh marsh in Winton late Adams's; 2 crofts of customary land containing 4½a at Week Street in Arlington sometime Ockendens and late Banks', quitrent 1s; of which NH died seised

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/47  6 Nov 1798

Contents:
Admission of Jane the wife of Hezekiah Wyche of Salisbury, wine merchant and Susannah Washer, spinster, to tenements in SAS/G29/46, of which Richard Hamlin died seised, under his will of 27 Sep 1788; Charles Gilbert, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G29/48  26 Aug 1723

Contents:
Surrender by Storer Adams and his wife Joan to the use of Thomas Lucas, gent
1 Messuage, barn, garden and orchard in Winton in Alfriston
2 4a Of meadow enclosed called Pettlands in Winton, quitrent 2s 8d
3 16½a Arable dispersed in the common laines in Winton
4 2½a Of marsh land in Winton
All late of William Gyles, comprising three separate tenements, quitrent 10s 8d.
5 Messuage, barn, garden and 1¼ wists in Winton late Frenches, quitrent 13s 4d.
Admission of Thomas Lucas and surrender to the use of his will

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G29/49  24 Oct 1724

Contents:
Admission of Elizabeth wife of William Wymarke of Alfriston, cordwainer, as devisee of her father William Levett's will of 9 Oct 1710, to a wist of land in Winton purchased of WL's brother Richard Levett, with half a barn lying to the north and ½ a rood of land with a building thereon, surrendered by WL, by the acceptance of Nathaniel Elphicke and Thomas Ranger, two customary tenants, 8 Feb 1693; William Shadwell, steward

Office copy probate (Lewes) of the will (30 May 1783) of Elizabeth Clutton of Portslade, widow  SAS/G29/50  24 May 1785

Contents:
To son William Clutton all freehold and copyhold messuages, farms and lands in Berwick, charged with an annuity of £30 to testator's daughter Elizabeth Clutton, spinster
To son the Rev John Clutton all marshlands, part of Greengoat marsh in Pevensey, charged with an annuity of £10 to daughter Elizabeth if she and John decide to live separately. To daughter Elizabeth, £50. Household goods to be divided between son John and daughter Elizabeth equally. Residue to son John
Executors, sons John and William

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/51  14 Oct 1791

Contents:
Surrender by William Clutton, gent
1 Barn and 1½ wists of customary land (27a) in Berwick theretofore William Levett's, quitrent 15s
2 9a Reputed for ½a wist in Berwick late Levett's, quitrent 4s 6d
3 ½a wist (10a) in Berwick formerly George Washer's, quitrent 5s
Two parcels (5a) in Ridgewish and the Warners Field in Berwick late Levett's, quitrent 2s 2d
5 Messuage, barn, orchard and 9a in Berwick late Walker's, reputed for three cottages, quitrents 12s, 3 hens and 18 eggs and 10½d for herding money, one of the tenements being called Warners Field (3a)
To the use of Thomas Harben of Lewes, banker, subject to an annuity of £30 to WC's sister Elizabeth Clutton, spinster, for life; 5 heriots; admission of TH and his surrender to the use of his will

Supplemental abstract of title  SAS/G29/52  11 May 1793

Contents:
To a messuage and customary lands at Berwick, comprising a deed of the above date between Thomas Harben and his partners Thomas Flight and Banister Flight of Lewes, bankers, at Lewes called The Lewes Bank, Samuel Shergold, Thomas Scutt, Stephen Rice and John Rice, then partners with TH as bankers at the bank at Brighton called The Brighton Bank, and with TH as bankers at the bank called The Horsham Bank, and the said John Langham, and others named as trustees for the several parties; in consideration that TH was indebted to the three several firms for monies advanced to the banks on his separate account and others, and that he was unable to pay, TH covenanted to surrender and assure to the trustees his freehold and copyhold manors and lands

Covenant to surrender copyhold for £950  SAS/G29/53  27 Feb 1795

Contents:
Thomas Harben of Seaford, late of Lewes, banker and his trustees (named) to William Stevens of Alfriston, mercer
Copyhold as SAS/G29/51

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G29/54  15 May 1795

Contents:
Admission of William Stevens and surrender to the use of his will
Copyhold as SAS/G29/51

Abstract of a deed relating to the bank property at Brighton of Messrs Harben, Shergold and Scutt, bankers  SAS/G29/55  30 Apr 1793

PURCHASES IN WEST FIRLE  [no ref. or date]

Purchase from Wheat  [no ref.]  1799


Related information: For correspondence and papers concerning this conveyance, see SAS/G30/190

Conveyance (lease and release) with bond  SAS/G30/1-3  20 Feb 1705

Contents:
Ann Salter of London, spinster, and John Read of London, bodice seller, to Edward Newton of Lewes, clerk
1 The Chauntlers Field (4a; lands of Sackvill Graves, E, Hunger Lane, S and W and Sir Thomas Gage, N)
2 The Jally Crops (2a; road from West Firle to Selmeston, N, the common fields called Twytown, S and W and the pasture field of Thomas Brown, gent, called the Hoppers, E)
3 2a Of arable in the common laines in West Firle above the Drove (to a pasture field formerly of Vinall widow, W, Sackvill Graves, S and Sir Thomas Gage, N)
4 1a Of arable (near the Scoles Deane and bounding to Sir Thomas Gages, S, Sackvile Graves, N and the pasture field of John Peirce, W)

Abstract of entries in the court books of the manor of Heighton St Clere relating to the freehold estate of the late Francis Milner Newton  SAS/G30/4  nd [c1796]

Contents:
1717-1787

Abstract of title  SAS/G30/5  nd (wmk 1796)

Contents:
Of Clifton Wheat, esq, and his wife Josepha Sophia, nee Newton, to lands in West Firle (Salter-Newton-Wheat, 1705-1787)

Conveyance for £339 3s 4d  SAS/G30/6  1 Jan 1799

Contents:
Clifton Wheat of Norman Court, Hampshire, esq and his wife Josepha Sophia (late Josepha Sophia Newton, spinster) only child and heir of Francis Milner Newton of Barton, Somerset, esq, deceased, to Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage

Fine (in duplicate)  SAS/G30/7A, B  Hilary term 1799

Contents:
Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage, plaintiff, and Clifton Wheat, esq and his wife Josepha Sophia, deforciants of 12a of land, 12a of meadow and 12a pasture in West Firle

Purchases from Hopkins  [no ref.]  1787 and 1797


Related information: For correspondence and papers concerning these purchases, see SAS/G30/188-189

Conveyance (lease and release) for £40 10s  SAS/G30/8-9  8, 9 Nov 1697

Contents:
Michael Beck of North Yarmouth, Norfolk, mariner, eldest uncle and heir of Thomas Beck of Seaford, Sussex, husbandman deceased, the only son and heir of Thomas Beck late of Seaford, husbandman, to William Swaine of Seaford, cooper
A messuage called Millhouse and 7a belonging, on part whereof was sometime a barn, at Wick Street in West Firle

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £100  SAS/G30/10  3 Dec 1697

Contents:
William Swaine of Seaford, cooper, to Charles Harison of Southover, gent
A messuage called Millhouse and 7a of land in West Firle lately purchased of Michael Beck, in the tenure of James Graves, gent

Conveyance (lease and release) for £105  SAS/G30/11-12  14, 15 Dec 1699

Contents:
Charles Harison of Southover, gent, to Joan Styles of Lewes, widow
the messuage and lands described in SAS/G30/10
W: George Vandyke, George Sanders, Robert Taylor

Conveyance (lease and release) for £100  SAS/G30/13-14  28, 29 Mar 1712

Contents:
William Styles of Lewes, mercer, son and heir of Joan Styles, afterwards the wife of Thomas Waterman, to Francis Hopkins of Lewes, plumber, of the messuage and lands before described, occupied by William Hill

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G30/15-16  14, 15 Dec 1724

Contents:
Stephen Jones of Beddingham, yeoman, to Francis Hopkins of Lewes, glazier and plumber
12a Of freehold land in West Firle: Thornebridge Field (3a; to lands formerly of Edward Whiting and then of Richard Reed, called the Thornbridge, W and S, the Lustfield, parcel of the manor of Levetts, N and E); ½a in the Nacorne (to parsonage lands, N and E, Sir John Gage deceased, S and W); 3 roods in the Charny (to parsonage lands S and W and the Stonegate, N and W); ½a in the Brookdoles (to late Thomas Ball otherwise Arnold and then of George Stephens, N and W and John Yokehurst, S and E); 3 roods in the Broadwish (to the Bell acre, S and E); 1a (to the Haledike, S and W, parsonage lands, E); 7 roods within the Rails (to formely Thomas Ball, S and E, and sometime George Thomas, N and W); ½a (land formerly Ballards, N and W); ½a (lands formerly of Thomas Harrison, gent, S and E); 5 roods in the Moorlands under the Hales Hedge (parsonage lands, S and W); ½a in the common Hunger Lands, late Edward Blaker, N and E, and heading upon the highway, S); 1 rood in the Lambpool (late Thomas Ball, W); ½a in the Lambpool (Sir John Gage, W, John Yokehurst, E); 1 rood lying to the Northern Brook Dike, W and Edward Whiting, N and E)
All formerly the estate of George Lovear otherwise Pierce

Probate (Lewes) of the will (1 Jul 1732) of Francis Hopkins of Lewes, plumber  SAS/G30/17  27 Jul 1737

Contents:
His customary messuage and two wists containing 32a in West Firle, held of the manor of Heighton St Clere, being two several tenements, lately purchased of Benjamin Wheatley, to niece Martha Scot for life charged with annuity of £3 to sister Isabella Hopkins; to wife Elizabeth a moiety of messuages near the Clockhouse in Lewes All Saints, occupied by William Smith, Edward Roffe, Widow Morris and Widow Grover and John Lidgitter; messuages in St Lewes Michael

Bond in £1000  SAS/G30/18  16 Apr 1773

Contents:
John Hopkins of Ramsbury, Wilts, yeoman, to James Hutchins of Lewes, chinaman
For the acknowledging by John H and his wife Hannah (aged 18) within six months after her attaining 21, of a fine to bar dower in two messuages with gardens in Lewes All Saints, conveyed to James H and his trustee Richard Watts, 15 and 16 April 1773
W: John Wilbar, William Barwick
Endorsed: that Ann, then the widow of Thomas Alexander, released her dower to the Revd James Hutchins, 17 Feb 1797

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G30/19-20  3, 4 May 1779

Contents:
John Hopkins of Ramsbury, Wiltshire, yeoman, eldest son and heir of Edward Hopkins late of Broadhinton, Wiltshire, yeoman, the eldest surviving son and heir of John Hopkins of Thornhill in Clyffe Pypard, Wiltshire, yeoman, which same John Hopkins was a devisee in tail under the will of Francis Hopkins of Lewes, Sussex, plumber, to John Elliot of the Inner Temple, London, gent
1 A freehold messuage and farm at Wick Street in West Firle, called Millhouse, with buildings and 7a
2 12a Of freehold lands in West Firle, described as SAS/G30/15-16

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G30/21  17 May 1779

Contents:
Robert Killick, gent, against John Elliot, gent, of a messuage, garden and 30a of land and common of pasture for all cattle in West Firle; John Hopkins and his wife Hannah vouchees

Abstract of title of John Hopkins to a freehold estate in West Firle  SAS/G30/22  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
1712-1779

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G30/23  23 Apr 1785

Contents:
Admission of Edward Hopkins of Froxford, Wiltshire, yeoman, (only son of Edward Hopkins deceased, who was the only uncle by the father's side of William Hopkins, who died a bachelor) to a customary tenement called Tanners and 2a in the Borough of Tilton late Martha Scot's before Colville and Baindens, quitrent 2s; half a wist of customary land thereto belonging in divers places in the Boroughs of Firle and Heighton, quitrent 3s 4d, of which William Hopkins died seised

Letter of attorney  SAS/G30/24  26 Feb 1787

Contents:
Alexander Hopkins, marine in HMS Salisbury at Portsmouth, youngest son of Edward Hopkins deceased, to John Hoper the younger of Lewes, gent, to reveive admission to lands described in SAS/G30/23 and to treat for its sale

Receipts  SAS/G30/25  19 Mar, 18 Sep 1787

Contents:
By Edward Hopkins and Alexander Hopkins for the purchase money of copyhold lands sold to Lord Gage

Bond  SAS/G30/26  19 Mar 1787

Contents:
Edward Hopkins of Froxfield, yeoman, and Alexander Hopkins, marine, to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage on surrender of the premises in SAS/G30/23

Authority  SAS/G30/27  9 Aug 1787

Contents:
Thomas Alexander of Hungerford, Berkshire, father-in-law and guardian of John Hopkins, a minor, to Thomas Stephens of West Firle to attorn tenant to [William Hall Gage], Lord Gage in respect of the copyhold lands leased to him with other premises.

Rough particulars of John Hopkins' freehold lands in West Firle containing 16a 0r 17 perches  SAS/G30/28  1 Oct 1796

Rough coloured plan of 60a 1r 37p [?in Firle]  SAS/G30/29A  nd [c1795]


Related information: For an allusion by Lord Gage to the situation of the Hopkins property, see SAS/G30/189

Contents:
32a 3r 29p 'My lord's own' and 27a 2r 8p purchased and exchanged), showing land in strips belonging to Hopkins

Contract for sale  SAS/G30/29B  17 Oct 1796

Contents:
John Hopkins of Ramsbury, Wiltshire, yeoman, and Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage for the sale of a cottage, then in ruins, and lands mentioned in a schedule containing 16a 0r 17p (then held by Lord Gage as JH's tenant at £16), being the freehold estate in West Firle which formerly belonged to JH's great-grandfather John Hopkins of Thornhill deceased

Rough draft of Hopkins' parcels  SAS/G30/30  nd [1796]

Particulars of Hopkins' land including acreage in tenantry and statute measure  SAS/G30/31  nd [1796]

Documents concerning the investigation of the descendants of John Hopkins of Thornhill in Wiltshire  SAS/G30/32  Feb-Mar 1787

Contents:
Buried 10 Feb 1744, including copies of registers, correspondence, instructions drafted by John Hoper and account of J West for a journey to Wiltshire to interview relatives; includes certificate of leave of Alexander Hopkins from HMS Salisbury with description, and note of the death of Thomas Hopkins, carpenter, in the St Charles River in Canada, 1788, and the emigration of William Hopkins, apothecary, to Antigua

Copy of court roll, manor of Wilmington  SAS/G30/33  23 Jan 1797

Contents:
Admission of John Hopkins of Ramsbury, Wiltshire, as cousin, on the death of Henry Hopkins, to 2a in West Firle, quitrent 1s 2d; surrender to of Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage, who was admitted by his attorney

Conveyance (lease and release) for £675  SAS/G30/34-35  20, 21 Jan 1797

Contents:
John Hopkins of Ramsbury in Wiltshire, yeoman (only son of John Hopkins of Ramsbury, deceased, Edward Luxford of Bradford, Wiltshire, gent, Hannah Alexander of Ramsbury, widow (the widow of John Hopkins the elder) to Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage
Land described in SAS/G30/28-31

Purchase from Ellman  [no ref.]  1793

Bond in £300  SAS/G30/36  1 May 1676

Contents:
John Muddle of Rotherfield, collier, to John Parsons of Newdigate, Surrey, yeoman for performance of covenants in deeds of even date between Edmund Homesby of Rotherfield, linen weaver, and his wife Margaret, JM and his wife Elizabeth and Susan Vincent of Penshurst, Kent, spinster, and JP and his wife Mary

Bond  SAS/G30/37  1 May 1676

Contents:
As SAS/G30/36 by Susan Vincent of Penshurst, Kent, spinster to John Parsons of Newdigate, Surrey, yeoman

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G30/38  29 Oct 1723

Contents:
Admission of William Vinall of Newelm in West Firle, only brother and heir of Mary wife of Edward Tucknet otherwise Tufnat, to a tenement or cottage and garden near Smallbridge in West Firle late Packs and sometime Bodles, quitrent 1d, of which MT died seised

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G30/39  15 Nov 1727

Contents:
Admission of John Clark of West Firle, yeoman, under conditional surrender by William Vinall to a cottage and garden near Smallbridge in West Firle late Packs and sometime Bodles, quitrent 1d

Probate (Lewes) of the will (7 Mar 1734) of John Clark of West Firle, husbandman  SAS/G30/40  2 Mar 1744

Contents:
To wife Katharine his copyhold tenement at Smallbridge in West Firle, for life or widowhood, then to his daughter Ann Clark

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G30/41  8 Mar 1785

Contents:
Admission of Ann the wife of John Coppard (late ann Clark, spinster) the only child of John Clarke to a cottage and garden near Smallbridge in West Firle on the death of Catherine Clarke who held the same for life as her widow's bench
Surrender by JC and Ann to the use of John Ellman of West Firle, gent, who was admitted

Copy probate (Lewes) of the will (28 Jun 1787) of John Ellman of West Firle, yeoman  SAS/G30/42  2 Sep 1787

Contents:
To his friends Thomas Ellman of Old Shoreham, John Ellman of Glynde and Robert Ellman of Isfield, yeoman (who were also appointed executors) all real and personal estate upon trust. Annuity to wife Elizabeth and part of household furniture; daughter Mary Ellman, £600
Residue between 'my three boys', John, Robert and Thomas, equally between them on their attaining 25 years

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G30/43  27 Sep 1791

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Ellman, John Ellman and Robert Ellman, executors of the will of John Ellman to a cottage and garden near Smallbridge in West Firle, late Ann Coppards, of which JE died seised

Bond in £147  SAS/G30/44  7 Dec 1793

Contents:
Thomas, John and Robert Ellman to Henry [Gage], Lord Gage on surrender of a cottage and garden near Smallbridge to HG
Annexed: undertaking that the customary heir on attaining 21 would release his right; receipt for £73 10 the consideration money for surrender

Release  SAS/G30/45  1 Nov 1806

Contents:
Thomas Ellman of Chichester, grocer, youngest son and customary heir of John Ellman of West Firle, deceased, to Henry [Gage], Lord Gage
A cottage and garden near Smallbridge

[Polecat Cottages in Firle], purchased from Stephens, 1790  [no ref. or date]

Contract for sale for £56 1s 6d  SAS/G30/46  10 Jul 1716

Contents:
John Bodle of East Grinstead, yeoman, to Richard Stephens of West Firle, yeoman
Messuage, stable and buildings in West Firle in the tenure of John Braton, copyhold of the manor of Preston Poynings; a copyhold estate in West Firle called Hawkins containing 3a occupied by William North
W: Thomas Hammond, William Faukener

Bond in £40  SAS/G30/47  21 Nov 1726

Contents:
John Stephens of Firle, yeoman, to Mary Wallis of Lewes, widow
To secure £21 on a conditional surrender of 3a called Hawkins in West Firle, copyhold of the manor of Preston Poynings, quitrent 3s 4d, late Alwark; a cottage and garden lately parcel of a cottage and 3a late Nicholas Shelleys in West Firle also held of the manor of Preston Poynings, quitrent 6d
W: John Michell, William Michell

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/48  8 Nov 1727

Contents:
Admission of Mary the wife of Thomas Cheesman of Selmeston, innholder, on surrender by John Stevens, to 3a of customary land called Hawkins and a cottage, stable and a small garden, late parcel of a cottage and 3a late Nicholas Shelley's in West Firle

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/49  18 May 1756

Contents:
Surrender by Mary Cheesman, widow, of the premises in SAS/G30/48 to the use of Thomas Monger of West Firle and his wife Ann, and their admission

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/50  6 Apr 1778

Contents:
Admission of Ann Monger, spinster, only child and heir of Thomas Monger to the reversion (expectant on the death of TM's widow Ann Monger) to the premises in SAS/G30/48

Marriage settlement  SAS/G30/51  20 Jun 1778

Contents:
John Pollard of West Firle, carpenter, Ann Munger, widow and Richard Watts of Lewes, gent, and Henry Dunton of Lewes, gardener, in trust; JP to marry AM
Copyhold tenements in Firle and £100 in the hands of AM's brother Thomas Stephens of Firle, yeoman
W: Richard Andrew Turner, Henry Brooker

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/52  26 Jun 1778

Contents:
Admission of Ann Pollard, wife of John Pollard (formerly Ann Munger, widow) as devisee of her daughter Ann Munger, spinster, and surrender to the use of her will; Charles Gilbert, steward

Original will of Ann Pollard, wife of John Pollard of West Firle, carpenter  SAS/G30/53  14 Oct 1783

Contents:
Devising her messuages and land to her nephew Robert Munger charged with legacies to her nephew Stephen Munger and her nieces Ann Luckit and Elizabeth Luckit of £20 each, and £10 to Rachel Munger, wife of brother-in-law Stephen Munger

Receipt  SAS/G30/54  21 Mar 1792

Contents:
By John Grevatt of Hastings, mariner, and his wife Ann (late Ann Luckit spinster) to Walter Stephens of Laughton, the customary heir of Ann Pollard deceased, by payment of [Henry Gage], Lord Gage, for £20 the legacy given by Ann Pollard's will and charged upon her copyhold estate in West Firle

Receipt  SAS/G30/55  21 Mar 1792

Contents:
As SAS/G30/54 by Elizabeth Luckit of Hastings, spinster

Receipt  SAS/G30/56  21 Mar 1792

Contents:
As SAS/G30/54 by Rachel Munger of Hastings, widow of Stephen Munger of Hastings, mariner

Receipt  SAS/G30/57  21 Mar 1792

Contents:
As SAS/G30/54 by Stephen Munger of Bexhill, yeoman

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/58  22 Mar 1792

Contents:
Admission of Walter Stephens on the death of his aunt Ann Pollard and his surrender to Henry [Gage], Lord Gage

Bond in £388  SAS/G30/59  22 Mar 1792

Contents:
Walter Stephens of Laughton, yeoman, and Charles Vine of East Hoathly, carpenter, to Henry [Gage], Lord Gage
On absolute surrender of four customary messuages or tenements in West Firle late Ann Pollard and before Munger, then occupied by John Pollard, George Gladman, Stephen Cowstick and David Tippens
Annexed: receipt for £194 the purchase money; 28 Jul 1792

Release and quitclaim  SAS/G30/60  30 Mar 1792

Contents:
By the legatees named in SAS/G30/54-57 to Henry [Gage], Lord Gage of the messuages and land named in the will of Ann Pollard deceased and convenant for further assurance

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/61  31 Jul 1447

Contents:
Admission of Peter Ballard on surrender of Thomas Berghere (long before his death) to a messuage and 8a of land in Firle

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/62  13 Jan 1463

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas of a messuage and 11a 3r called Tomases and 2a in Estlonglond in Firle to the use of Reynold Thomas and his admission

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/63  18 Apr 1488

Contents:
Admission of John Whitheger, son and heir of Thomas Wytheger, on the death of TW's widow Isabella Hayward who held for life as her bench, to a cottage and 6a, formerly Thomas Wytheger; no heriot because her husband is still living

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/64  19 Aug 1527

Contents:
John Ballard the elder took by demise a messuage and 5a called Pechom, quitrent 6s 2d; a messuage and 11a, quitrent 8s 6d in the tenure of JB, late Peter Ballard
Court held before Thomas Frank, clerk, surveyor of the lands of Henry [Percy], Earl of Northumberland, William Danby, counsellor, David Young, auditor and John Michell, commissioners of the Earl by virtue of a commission of 16 Jul 1527

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/65  12 Oct 1545

Contents:
Death of John Ballard the elder, who held by copy a tenement and 11a in Firle, quitrent 8s 6d; younger son and heir Bartholomew Ballard aged 7 admitted by his mother Margaret Ballard, widow, to whom custody is granted, who was admitted during his minority

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/66  18 Oct 1546

Contents:
John Bernden, William Bernden, Robert Bernden and Thomas Page present a surrender by Adam Ballard of a tenement and 20a sometime of Julian Raynolds in Firle to the use of Margery Ballard and her son John Ballard, and their admission

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/67  30 Mar 1590

Contents:
Presentment by Mathew Okenden and Thomas Barnden, tenants, of a surrender by John Saunder of a close of land called Samplers (1a) in Firle, (E of a lane called Darklane and abutting to the highway from Firle to Lewes, N), to the use of John Ballard, who had died since the surrender; younger daughter and heir Joan Ballard, under 1 year, admitted at the desire of her mother Joan Ballard, widow, to whom the custody of Joan and her lands was granted; Thomas Churcher, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/68  17 Jul 1607

Contents:
Surrender by Bartholomew Ballard out of court by the acceptance of John Thomas, Robert Barranden and Andrew Bawcombe, tenants, of 11a in Firle to the use of John Reames, and his admission; Adrian Stoughton, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/69  3 Sep 1639

Contents:
Admission of John Chatfeild and his wife Ann on surrender by George Thomas and William Dodson to two tenements and 24a called New Elme in West Firle and another tenement and 12a in West Firle called Levitts; Roger Cobie, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/70  3 Mar 1645

Contents:
Surrender by John Colvill to the use of himself and his wife Mary of a messuage and premises (not described); Roger Cobie, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/71  22 Oct 1650

Contents:
Surrender by Ockenden Roberts and his wife Ann of two tenements and 24a of customary land called New Elme in West Firle, quitrent 25s and 2 hens price 4d; tenement and 12a called Levitts, quitrent 10s 1d and 1 hen price 2d; 3a 3r of land quitrent 7s 6d, to the use of John Chatfeild and his admission; surrender by John Chatfeild to the use of John Colvill and his admission; Richard Isted, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/72  28 Oct 1676

Contents:
Surrender out of court by John Colvill of West Firle, yeoman, by the acceptance of Richard Whiteing and Henry Barnden, tenants, of a messuage, barn, buildings and 20a of land with 40 sheep leases in West Firle to the use of his wife Sarah (who died after the making of the surrender) and their heirs; their son John Colvill, aged 1 month admitted by his father John Colvill, to whom his custody was committed

Copy of court rool, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/73  4 Oct 1682

Contents:
Presentment of the death of William Hamper to whom was granted the custody of the body of John Colvill, aged 6 years, and a customary messuage and 20a; custody granted to JC's grandmother Judith Hamper, widow; Charles Goodwyn, steward

Copy of court rool, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/74  12 Apr 1706

Contents:
Surrender by John Colvill of a customary messuage and 20a to the use of Thomas Short, and his admission; common recovery by Richard Stevens against Thomas Short, and their surrender to John Colvill; conditional surrender by John Colvill to Robert Hamlen of Alfriston; Thomas Isted, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/75  19 Oct 1725

Contents:
Death of John Colvill seised of 20a in West Firle; kinsman and heir John Serjeant admitted
Surrender by John Serjeant to the use of Harry Bridger of Southwick, gent and his admission; John Michell, steward

Bond in £500  SAS/G30/76  11 May 1678

Contents:
Arthur Ballard, citizen and silk thrower of London, and his brother Nathaniel Ballard, citizen and embroiderer of London, to Robert Meggott of Theydon Garnon, Essex, gent
For the settlement by AB on himself and his intended wife Sarah, RM's daughter, of a copyhold messuage and farm called New Elme Farm (31a)

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/77  20 May 1678

Contents:
Presentment of the death of Thomas Ballard, gent, who held a tenement at New Elme sometime Worgers and 16a of land in West Firle, quitrent 14s and 1 hen; tenement and 8a called Wirgars and 6a called Pagens otherwise Pechons in West Firle, quitrent 16s; 2a at Birdlandike otherwise Brodlandike in West Firle sometime Saunders, quitrent 2s 8d son and heir Arthur Ballard admitted, and surrender to the use of himself for life and then to Sarah Meggott (his intended wife) elder daughter of Robert Meggott, gent; their admission; Charles Goodwyn, steward

Extract of Mr John Colvill's writings  SAS/G30/78  1689

Contents:
Concerning copyhold lands of the manor of Preston Poynings, listing SAS/G30/65-73 and a mortgage to Hamlen

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/79  27 Mar 1713

Contents:
Admission of Richard Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, on surrender by Sarah Ballard, widow, and her daughter Elizabeth Ballard, 30 Dec 1712, of the lands mentioned in SAS/G30/77 20 May 1678; Thomas Isted, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Westmeon [in Hamshire], court of Henry Foxcroft, esq  SAS/G30/80  2 Jun 1725

Contents:
Admission of Nicholas Earwaker, son and heir of Nicholas Earwaker deceased, to a messuage and 9a called the Dounes, 4a called Frith Coppice and other lands in Westmeon; James Feild the younger, steward
This document is probably in this bundle by mistake

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G30/81  14 Nov 1745

Contents:
Admission of George Stephens, youngest son of Robert Stephens deceased, to four pieces of land called French Lands (parcel of lands late of Agnes Wade, widow) containing 12a in Heighton in West Firle late John Alwarks and Thomasine his wife, quitrent 4s 6d; William Michell, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/82  11 Apr 1760

Contents:
Surrender by Harry Bridger, gent, of a messuage, barn and 20a with common of pasture for 40 sheep in West Firle, quitrent 20s, to the use of Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman; admission of Thomas Stephens, who surrendered to the use of his will; Charles Gilbert, steward

Bond  SAS/G30/83  11 Apr 1760

Contents:
By Harry Bridger to Thomas Stephens on surrender of copyhold estate

Contract for sale for £180  SAS/G30/84  13 Dec 1766

Contents:
William Blundell of Ashburnham, yeoman, and Thomas Stephens of the Woolpack Farm, West Firle, yeoman, for the surrender by WB to TS of 15a of copyhold land in West Firle

Bond in £360 on absolute surrender  SAS/G30/85  4 Feb 1767

Contents:
William Blundell of Ashburnham, yeoman, and Thomas Stephens of the Woolpack Farm, West Firle, yeoman
15a 2r 20p In various pieces in Firle with pasture for 1½ cows, copyhold of the manor of West Firle, late WB's mother Elizabeth Blundell, before Hide, foremerly John Smith, clerk, quitrent 7s

Copy will of George Stephens of West Firle, gent  SAS/G30/86  27 Oct 1788

A long document

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G30/87  5 Jan 1779

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens only son of George Stephens, as devisee under his will to a barn, half a close and orchard in West Firle; Charles Gilbert, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G30/88  5 Jan 1779

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens, only son and devisee of George Stephens, to a cottage, barn and 11a of land and pasture for four cows in West Firle, late of Mary Stephens before Stephen Ellis and James Wood, quitrent 5s 10½d; Charles Gilbert, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/89  5 Jan 1779

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens only son and devisee of George Stephens, to a tenement at New Elm formerly Worgers (three holdings as in 20 May 1678)

Receipt  SAS/G30/90  1 May 1779

Contents:
By Matthias Caldicott to Thomas Stephens, sole executor of George Stephens, for a legacy of £20 left to his wife Mary, late Mary Mockett, spinster, by the will of GS

Release  SAS/G30/91  3 Jul 1779

Contents:
By Mary Stephens of West Firle, widow, to Thomas Stephens for a legacy of £300 under the will of his father George Stephens

Receipt  SAS/G30/92  9 Feb 1780

Contents:
By Sally Mockett to Thomas Stephens for a legacy of £20 under the will of his father George Stephens

Release  SAS/G30/93  1 Apr 1780

Contents:
By William Tourle of Beddingham, gent, to Thomas Stephens for a legacy of £600 under the will of George Stephens

Receipt  SAS/G30/94  29 Feb 1792

Contents:
By John Hawes of Selmeston, gent, and his wife Ann to Thomas Stephens for a legacy of £20 under the will of George Stephens

Receipt  SAS/G30/95  29 Feb 1792

Contents:
By James Mockett to Thomas Stephens for a for a legacy of £20 under the will of his father George Stephens

Receipt  SAS/G30/96  29 Feb 1792

Contents:
By Richard Ellman of West Firle, yeoman, and his wife Lucy (late Lucy Kennard, spinster) to Thomas Stephens for legacy of £15 under the will of George Stephens

Letter from Thomas Andrew, Ormond Street, to George Stephens, farmer at West Firle  SAS/G30/97  2 Dec, c1750

Contents:
With authority to pay a fine of £30 on admission of himself and wife to lands in TA's manor of the said Thomas to Thomas Friend of Lewes

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/98  20 Apr 1780

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, on surrender by George Stephens, only brother and heir of John Stephens deceased, to a messuage or tenement and garden at West Firle late Noakes, quitrent 2d; surrender by TS to the use of his will

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/99  25 Oct 1781

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens on surrender by Thomas Cheeseman, to a messuage, barn and 12a of land at New Elm in West Firle formerly Wade and late Hartfield; surrender to the use of his will; Charles Gilbert, steward

Contract for sale for £60  SAS/G30/100  14 Mar 1783

Contents:
Thomas Harben to Thomas Stephens
4½a In Firle, to be surrendered by Samuel Durrant, esq
Attached: receipted account of Charles Gilbert for court fees, manor of Preston Poynings

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/101  5 Sep 1787

Contents:
Mercer Durrant, gent, of 4a 3r of land in Wick Street in West Firle, to the use of Thomas Stephens of West Firle, gent; who is admitted

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G30/102  24 May 1786

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens on surrender by John Mockett of 3a (the remainder of 5a); surrender to the use of his will

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G30/103  9 Jul 1792

Contents:
Admission of Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, in trust for William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage (since deceased) on surrender by Thomas Stephens
A piece of land (formerly four pieces) called French Lands (12a) in Heighton in West Firle, late George Stephens, quitrent 4s 6d
Surrender by ERR to Francis Gosling of Fleet Street and John Wilmot of Bedford Row, Holborn, Middlesex, esq in trust

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G30/104  9 Jul 1792

Contents:
Admission of Edward Robert Raynes, clerk, in trust, on surrender by Thomas Stephens
1 A cottage, a small barn and garden in Cant Lane in West Firle, late his brother George Stephens the younger, deceased
2 A barn, half a close and garden at Wick Street late his father George Stephens and before of Edward Burton
Surrender by ERR to Francis Gosling of Fleet Street and John Wilmot of Bedford Row, Holborn, Middlesex, esq in trust

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G30/105  9 Jul 1792

Contents:
Admission of Edward Robert Raynes, clerk in trust for [William Hall] Gage, Viscount Gage on surrender by Thomas Stephens
1 A messuage in the village of West Firle, a barn, malthouse and 4a of land, quitrent 2s
2 9a ½r Of land in divers parcels in West Firle and pasture for 1½ cows late Blunden's, quitrent 2s 7d
3 6½a Of land and pasture for 4 cows in West Firle late TS's father George Stephens, before of Mary Stephens and formerly of Thomas Freind and his wife Mary, quitrent 3s 0½d by apportionment
Surrender by ERR to Francis Gosling of Fleet Street and John Wilmot of Bedford Row, Holborn, Middlesex, esq in trust

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/106  9 Jul 1792

Contents:
Admission of Edward Robert Raynes, clerk on surrender by Thomas Stephens
1 Messuage and 20a late Bridgers, quitrent 20s
2 Messuage at New Elm and 16a, quitrent 15s 6d
3 Tenement and 8½a (residue of 8a formerly Worgers and 5a called Pagons otherwise Peckons) in West Firle, quitrent 8s 6d by apportionment
4 2A at Birdlandike otherwise Broadlandike, quitrent 2s 8d
5 Messuage and garden late of George Stephens, wheelwright, before Noakes, quitrent 2d
6 Messuage, barn and 12a at New Elm, late of Thomas Cheesman, quitrent 10s 2d
7 Barn and orchard (3¼a) late in the tenure of Thomas Stephens, late Durrants in Wick Street, quitrent 2s 6d by apportionment (residue of a tenement late Durrants comprising 4½a, quitrent 4s 6d)
8 Three pieces (2a 3r 16p) as follows: 2a (1a 2r 28p by measurement) in Dornwell Long Furlong South End; 2r (1r 26p) in Dornwell Long Furlong North End; 1a (3r 7p) in the Wisks, all formerly Richard Mockett's, since Alexander Carr's and late of Viscount Gage, quitrent 8s 6d, which three pieces were lately surrendered by Lord Gage to the use of Thomas Stephens
9 Three pieces (1a 1r 2p), viz 2r (1r 24p) in Dornwell Short Furlong; 2r (1r 26p) in Dornwell Long Furlong North End; a piece called Burgess Croft or the Hunts Hag, 1r 32p, formerly of Ann Burgess, since of Alexander Carr and late of Lord Gage and surrendered by him to Thomas Stephens, quitrent 2s 10d (by apportionment) part of a tenement which paid 10s 10d
10 Five pieces (6a 3r 20p), viz 1a 1p the eastern part of a piece of land formerly Martens (1½a) in the Lower Lains of West Furlong; 2a (1a 2r 16p) in the Lower Laine, East Furlong; 2a (1a 3r 12p) in the South part of Plutts; 2a (1a 2r 18p) in Dornwell Short Furlong; 1a (3r 13p) in Dornwell Long Furlong, North End; all formerly Joseph Marten's, since Alexander Carr's and late Lord Gage's and by him surrendered to Thomas Stephens, quitrent 3s 11d by apportionment, being part of a tenement which paid 16s 11d
All surrendered by Thomas Stephens to the use of Lord Gage, 13 Sep 1790
Surrender by ERR to Francis Gosling of Fleet Street and John Wilmot of Bedford Row, Holborn, Middlesex, esq in trust

Purchase from Kelly  [no ref.]  1792

Copy probate (PCC) of the will (19 Feb 1763) of Henry Mercer of Brighton, mariner  SAS/G30/107  6 Sep 1763

Contents:
To wife Mary, two copyhold messuages at Brighton and copyhold estate at West Firle and household goods at Brighton for life, remainder (copyholds in Brighton) to youngest daughter Sarah Mercer, (copyholds in West Firle) to executors in trust for sale
Five children, Mary, Margaret, Hannah, Susannah and Ann; daughter Elizabeth Tillstone, widow, and granddaughter Elizabeth Tillstone
Executors: Captain William Kelly of St Johns, Southwark and Elizabeth Lee, wife of Matthew Lee of St Olaves, Southwark

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/108  21 Jan 1788

Contents:
Surrender by John Pollard and his wife Ann of 3a of land called Hawkins late Monger's and formerly Alwork's in West Firle, quitrent 1s 10d by apportionment, to the use of William Young of West Firle, yeoman; admission and surrender to the use of his will

Copy of case for the opinion of counsel  SAS/G30/109  16 Feb 1792

Contents:
As to the amendment of court rolls in regard to a common recovery of an estate consisting of a messuage and 30a, with the opinion of Serjeant G[eorge] Hill, Lincoln's Inn

Abstract of Henry Mercer's title to copyholds in Firle with opinions of Lancelot Shadwell, Lincoln's Inn  SAS/G30/110  28 Jan, 23 Mar 1792

Contents:
Messuage and 30a, copyhold of Heighton St Clere, quitrent 13s 4d (Cruttenden-Weller-Reed-Mercer), 1702-1753
Wist of land (15a) copyhold of Heighton St Clere (Shelley-Smith-Lindley-Coulstock-Mercer), 1681-1791
6a, Copyhold of Hosiers, quitrent 7s 4d (Cruttenden-Weller-Reed-Mercer), 1702-1764
The whole estate, 1763-1764

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G30/111  14 May 1792

Contents:
Admission of William Kelly of Edmonton, Middlesex, gent (by his attorney Henry Brooker of Brighton, gent), surviving executor of Henry Mercer (Mary Mercer the widow and Elizabeth Lee the other executor both being deceased, and Sarah Mercer, then the wife of John Holt having attained 21 and consenting), to a messuage, barn and 30a in Heighton Street in West Firle late Henry Mercer, before Read, and Cruttenden and formerly Alwark, quitrent 13s 4d; a wist of customary land containing 15a in West Firle, late of Henry Mercer, before also Cruttenden and formerly Ballard
Surrender by WK (by direction of Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage) to the use of Francis Gosling and John Wilmot

Copy of court roll, manor of Hosiers  SAS/G30/112  10 May 1792

Contents:
Admission of William Kelly to 6a of customary land in West Firle late Cruttenden before Whiting and formerly Woodyer, quitrent 7s 4d, of which Henry Mercer died seised, as presented at a court held 23 Oct 1764; surrender, 14 May 1792, to the use of Francis Gosling and John Wilmot, who were admitted, 16 May 1792, by their attorney Moses Hoper

Receipt for £1431 10s  SAS/G30/113  14 May 1792

Contents:
William Kelly by his attorney Henry Brooker, to Francis Gosling and John Wilmot
The purchase money for surrender of copyhold premises held of the manors of Heighton St Clere and Hosiers

Release  SAS/G30/114  17 May 1792

Contents:
John Holt of Lewes, turner, Elizabeth Parker of Brighton, widow, (formerly Elizabeth Mercer, spinster) Thomas Lempriere Hyde of Brighton, pastry cook, Henry Edwards of Cliffe near Lewes, timber merchant, Ann Anderson of Brighton, widow, (formerly Ann Mercer, spinster) Richard Seveare of London, Richard Gent of Brighton, grocer, John Hardyman of Cliffe, innholder, and his only son Thomas Hardyman by his late wife Susannah (before Susannah Mercer, spinster) to Francis Gosling and John Wilmot
Copyhold premises late of Henry Mercer deceased, surrendered by William Kelly to the use of FG and JW, and covenants for the title, quiet enjoyment and further assurance

Rental  SAS/G30/115  1792

Contents:
Of the copyhold estate at West Firle late Henry Mercer, deceased, naming tenants and acreages

Bond of indemnity in £2000  SAS/G30/116  15 Jun 1792

Contents:
Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage to Francis Gosling and John Wilmot in respect of the surrender by William Kelly of copyhold lands

Purchase from Young  [no ref.]  1795

Bond in £195 10s  SAS/G30/117  11 Mar 1795

Contents:
William Young of West Firle, yeoman, to Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage on absolute surrender of a piece of land called Hawkins (3a), copyhold of the manor of Preston Poynings

Purchase from Ellman  [no ref.]  1804

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G30/118  28 Sep 1797

Contents:
Surrender by James Moor of two pieces of pasture land (9a) in West Firle lying to Kents wood late Wacklyns and before Hicks, quitrent 6s, to the use of Richard Ellman of Beddingham, yeoman, and his admission and surrender to his will

Bond in £680  SAS/G30/119  16 Jun 1804

Contents:
By Richard Ellman of West Firle to Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage on absolute surrender of copyholds

Abstract of title  SAS/G30/120  1804

Contents:
Of Richard Ellman to 9a in West Firle, copyhold of the manor of Amies ot rwise Levetts (Hyde-Wacklyn-Moore-Ellman), 1739-1792

Purchase from Fennell  [no ref.]  1796

Lease for 500 years at a peppercorn  SAS/G30/121  8 Jun 1652

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to John Ballard of Firle and his 'now wife' Mary
¼a of land called the Spot in West Firle (W: Heighton Street; N, E: land of William Colvill; S: land of Mary Alchorne)
Endorsed: assignment by Francis Drayner of St Andrew Holborn, coachman and his wife Mary, administrators of Mary Ballard, to Ann North of Firle, widow, one of the daughters of MB, for £10; 26 Apr 1681

Assignment of lease for £27  SAS/G30/122  28 Aug 1683

Contents:
John Bodle of Firle, yeoman, and his wife Ann to Richard Baker of Firle, shepherd, and his wife Ann
Lease of 8 Jun 1652 (SAS/G30/121)

Extract from probate (Lewes) of the will (6 Sep 1759) of Richard Baker of Beddingham  SAS/G30/123  nd [c1775]

Contents:
Of bequest of his leasehold messuage, garden orchard and lands in West Firle to Ann Collingham, wife of Samuel Collingham, mason, for life with remainder to Samuel Collingham, 6 Mar 1762

Assignment of lease for £22  SAS/G30/124  24 Apr 1775

Contents:
Samuel Collingham of South Malling, husbandman, to Robert Peirce of Firle, butcher
His reversion on the death of Ann Collingham of the lease of 8 Jun 1652 (SAS/G30/121)

Copy probate (Lewes) of the will (30 Nov 1776) of Robert Peirce of Firle, butcher  SAS/G30/125  12 Apr 1777

Contents:
Subject to a power to the executors to sell his lands if personal estate insufficient, devise of all his lands to his daughters Ann and Frances Pierce as tenants in common with gift over in certain events to his brother-in-law Thomas Stephens and his wife Mary. Use of brewhouse to Elizabeth Dunstone
Executors: Richard Ellman and Richard Newman
With a codicil giving furniture to Elizabeth Dunstone, 5 Dec 1776

Assignment of lease for £23  SAS/G30/126  25 Mar 1782

Contents:
Richard Newman the elder of Alfriston, butcher (surviving executor of Robert Peirce of Firle, butcher) to John Fennell of Firle, yeoman
Lease of 8 Jun 1652 (SAS/G30/121) subject to the life interest of Ann Collingham

Contract for a lease for 21 years at £2 2s  SAS/G30/127  7 Aug 1782

Contents:
Ann Collingham of Firle, widow to John Fennell of Firle, yeoman
The leasehold premises in West Firle occupied by John Hayler
Endorsed: John Fennell sells to Lord Gage, William Stephens the present occupier; nd, [1796]

Assignment of lease for £100  SAS/G30/128  12 Nov 1796

Contents:
John Fennell of Firle, yeoman to Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage
Lease of 8 Jun 1652 (SAS/G30/121)

Quitclaim  SAS/G30/129  16 Oct 1505

Contents:
John Colynne of Beddingham to Richard Cotmote, kinsman and heir of Isabella Thomas, daughter and heir of Richard Cotmote of West Firle deceased
4a Of land in West Firle (1a in a place called the Twytoune, to land of John Stopham, E, Bartholomew Collynne, W and the other 3a in the Hale to land of Edward Bolney, S and N), sometime of Henry Page, which JC lately had by demise of Andrew Elese, Richard Fayreher and Richard Yong, along with Simon Holford deceased
At West Firle

Quitclaim  SAS/G30/130  11 Dec 1520

Contents:
Richard Cotmotte, valet de chambre of William [Warham] archbishop of Canterbury, to John Thetcher the elder of Beddingham
1 9a Of arable land in West Firle (4a in a croft called Popesfeild between land of John Ballard, N and the king's highway, S; and another acre in the Twytoune between land of John Stopham, E and Bartholomew Collyne, W and the other 3a in the Hale between Edward Bolney, S and N, sometime of Henry Page; and another acre in Estlangland between Adam Barnden, S and John Ballard, N)
2 An acre of meadow in Noverwyssh (between John Ballard, W and John Ranger, E)
Which JT lately had of RC by deed of 8 Dec 1520

Grant for £130  SAS/G30/131  17 Nov 1631

Contents:
John Thetcher of Selmeston, yeoman, to Thomas Parson the elder of Cliffe near Lewes, cutler
10a In West Firle (4a in Popesfield, to the highway from West Firle to Lewes, S and W, land of John Reames in the Uplonglandes, N and lands of Margaret Barrenden joining to Eastlonglands, E; 1a in the Eastlonglandes, to lands of Margarett Barrenden, S, John Reames, N, the highway, E and the Uplonglands, W; 3a called the Hale bounding on all sides to lands of Edward, Lord Mountague of Boughton; 1a in the Twitoune, to lands sometime of John Stopham, E and lands sometime of Bartholomew Collen, W; 1a of meadow in the Noverwish, land of Alice Wood, widow, E, John Reames, W and the demesne lands of the manor of Preston Poynings, N and S)
W to deed and livery of seisin: Francis Rowe, Thomas Arcoll, Thomas Reames, John Brooker and Robert Gower

Fine  SAS/G30/132  Michaelmas term 1633

Contents:
Thomas Parson, querent, and John Thetcher and his wife Ann, deforciants, of 10a of land in West Firle

Counterpart of SAS/G30/132  SAS/G30/133  Michaelmas term 1633

Conveyance for £93 with bond  SAS/G30/134-135  14 Jan 1650

Contents:
Thomas Parsons of Cliffe near Lewes, yeoman, to John Colvill the younger of West Firle, yeoman
Land as SAS/G30/131
W: Thomas Harison, Thomas Barnden, Gilbert Lambert

Conveyance for £80  SAS/G30/136  18 Oct 1665

Contents:
Thomas Fray of Warbleton, yeoman, and John Colvill of Wilmington, yeoman, (executors of John Colvill of West Firle, yeoman deceased) and his eldest son and heir Thomas Colvill, to John Colvill youngest son of John Colvill deceased
6a Of freehold land in West Firle purchased of Thomas Parsons
W: Robert Raynes, John Wade

Settlement for £100  SAS/G30/137  18 Oct 1675

Contents:
John Colvill of West Firle, yeoman, with William Hamper of West Tarring, yeoman; JC has married WH's daughter Sarah Hamper
Three pieces of land in West Firle as SAS/G30/136
W: James Graves, Walter Graves, James Rowe

Mortgage for £60  SAS/G30/138  12 Apr 1706

Contents:
John Colvill of Horsham, mercer, to Robert Hamlin of Alfriston, butcher
6a In West Firle as SAS/G30/136
endorsed: receipt of RH's executors Richard Hamlin and Nathaniel Hamlin for £207 15s 6d for mortgage money and interest, 28 Dec 1714

Bond in £280  SAS/G30/139  11 Apr 1706

Contents:
John Colvill of Horsham, mercer, to Robert Hamlin of Alfriston, butcher
On conditional surrender of copyhold messuage and 20a held of the manor of Preston Poynings

Probate (Chichester) of the will (6 Jun 1713) of John Colvill of Horsham, mercer  SAS/G30/140  30 Mar 1725

Contents:
To wife Elizabeth, freehold lands in Preston Poynings in Firle containing 8a and a customary messuage and 22a in Firle in the tenure of Edward Crampe; wife appointed executrix and residuary legatee

Copy probate (PCC) of the will (18 Apr 1743) of Elizabeth Colvill residing at Guildford, Surrey, widow  SAS/G30/141  30 May 1744

Contents:
To cousin Richard Bridger, one of the sons of uncle, George Bridger, and to Elizabeth Peircy, widow, sister of the said Richard, £50 each. To cousin Colvill Bridger, eldest son of cousin Harry Bridger £100. To cousin Elizabeth Spratley, wife of Joseph Spratley of Guildford, butcher. Cousin John Charman, brother of Elizabeth Spratley. Cousin Robert Balchin and Henry Balchin, sons of cousin Margaret Balchin, widow.
To cousin Charles Bridger and his heirs three fields of land called Cobbetts otherwise Cobbets bridge field, Clapperfield and Hopp garden field, containing 16a in Horsham, occupied by Charles Cowper, lying on the N side of the river or stream called Horsham River and the osier plot or orchard adjoining and falmonger's yard; all purchased of Catharine Bridger....... Residue to cousins Harry Bridger and Charles Bridger, who are appointed executors.
Codicils dated 5 Jan 1741; 30 Oct 1742 and 6 Apr 1744.
Copy examined by Charles Gilbert and Thomas Farnes, 12 Mar1760

Conveyance (lease and release) for £100  SAS/G30/142-143  29 Feb, 1 Mar 1760

Contents:
Harry Bridger of New Shoreham, merchant, and Charles Bridger of Portslade, gent (residuary legatees under the will of Elizabeth Colvill, widow), to Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman
6a Of land in three parcels in West Firle

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £74  SAS/G30/144  6 Nov 1704

Contents:
Robert Lamb of Arlington, carpenter, to Thomas Parris of West Firle
Messuage and smith's forge (whereupon a barn formerly stood) and ½a of land in West Firle (S: copyhold land of Richard Reade, before of Humphrey Row; N: road), late Thomas Hide and before his brother Edward Hide

Probate (Lewes) of the will (26 Aug 1724) of Thomas Parris of West Firle  SAS/G30/145  2 Apr 1725

Contents:
To nephew John Pettit of West Firle, blacksmith, messuage in West Firle where TP dwelt, charged with an annuity of £10 to TP's wife Sarah; household furniture to be divided between TP's wife and John Pettit

conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G30/146-147  3,4 Jun 1730

Contents:
William Baker of West Firle, husbandman to John Cheesman of West Firle, weaver a messuage, garden yard and gaterooms in West Firle (S: road from the parish church to Glynde; N: a tenement of William Vine; W: customary lands of Joseph Ward deceased; E: the street to Smallbridge)

copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levets  SAS/G30/148  6 Oct 1730

Contents:
Admission of Robert Burton of West Firle, carpenter, on surrender by George Beach, to a copyhold messuage, barns, half a close and orchard in Wick Street in West Firle, quitrent ½d. Nicholas Gilbert, steward

settlement (covenant to stand seised)  SAS/G30/149  17 Jan 1740

Contents:
John Cheesman of West Firle, weaver with his son and heir Thomas Cheesman of West Firle, cordwainer and William Watts the younger of Glynde
A messuage containing three rooms on the ground floor, one chamber and one garret with and out-house and garden, purchased of William Baker
JC covenants with WW to stand seised in trust for TC

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G30/150-151  11, 12 May 1739

Contents:
George Domford of St John, Southwark, Surrey, mariner to Robert Burton of West Firle, carpenter
A messuage or tenement, garden, orchard (1 rood) at Wick Street in West Firle, (E: a lane called Cant lane; S: lands late Thomas Medley and Richard Paine; W: a cottage called Coby's cottages; N: Wick Street), late part of the estate of George Beach deceased sometime of Benjamin Wood, Joseph Yokehurst and William Yokehurst
W: Joseph Hilton, Simon Osborne, John Grover

Mortgage for £20  SAS/G30/152  8 Jun 1752

Contents:
Robert Burton of West Firle, carpenter to George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman
Messuage in Firle as SAS/G30/151, occupied by John Stephens

Mortgage for £40  SAS/G30/153  27 Feb 1753

Contents:
John Cheesman of Firle, weaver and his son Thomas Cheesman of Firle, cordwainer to
William Trangmer of Folkington messuage in Firle as SAS/G30/146-147, 3 Jun 1730

Probate (Lewes) of the will (25 Apr 1752) of Robert Burton of West Firle, carpenter  SAS/G30/154  11 Mar 1764

Contents:
To wife Elizabeth a messuage in his own occupation containing 1 rood in Wick Street in West Firle, for life and after her decease to son Edward, subject to the payment to each of his other sons, John and Robert, of £5

Conveyance (lease and release) for £4 14s 6d  SAS/G30/155-156  1, 2 May 1757

Contents:
Ann Boys of Lewes, widow, to Nicholas Wisdom of Bromfield, Kent, husbandman
A small parcel of land (one rood) at Wick Street in West Firle (S: Hooks Field; W: Hook Lane; E: an orchard of John Wisdom; N: a messuage late William Gage, bt)

Conveyance (lease and release) for £22  SAS/G30/157-158  23, 24 May 1757

Contents:
Elizabeth Burton of Firle, widow of Robert Burton of Firle, carpenter, and her son Edward Burton of Firle, carpenter, to George Stephens of Firle, yeoman
A messuage with freehold land in Wick Street in West Firle (E: Cant Lane; S: land late Thomas Medley and Richard Paine; W: Coby's Cottage; N: Wick Street)

Acknowledgement  SAS/G30/159  4 Jun 1757

Contents:
John Burton and Robert Burton of Firle, carpenters, of receipt from George Stephens of Firle, yeoman, of the legacy of £5 each given by the will of Robert Burton, 25 Apr 1752, charged on a messuage in Wick Street which GS purchased from Elizabeth Burton and her son Edward Burton

Mortgage for £135  SAS/G30/160  25 Jun 1767

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman of Firle, cordwainer to Elizabeth Cheesman of South Malling, spinster
A messuage in West Firle (S: road from the parish church towards Glynde; N:tenement late William Vine; W: land late Joseph Ward; E: the street leading to Smallbridge), late in occupation of William Baker and then of Thomas Cheesman

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G30/161  9 Sep 1769

Contents:
Elizabeth Cheesman of South Malling, spinster, to Ann Peirce of Beddingham, widow, in trust for EC
mortgage of 25 Jun 1767 (SAS/G30/160)

Exchange ([lease and] release)  SAS/G30/162  20, 21 Aug 1770

Contents:
William [Gage], Viscount Gage with Henry Duly of West Firle, thatcher
1 12 Rods of ground, part of ground called the Hop-garden in West Firle (N: a house and garden of Catharine Clark and Lord Gage's lawn; E: the remainder of the Hop-garden; S: the pond called the Hop-garden pond; W: lane leading to Smallbridge),
2 A piece of ground in West Firle granted to HD for 350 years by William Farncomb and Samuel Pratt,14 Feb 1767 [for which see SAS/G31/193]
1 to HD, 2 to WG

Fine  SAS/G30/163-164  Easter term 1778

Contents:
Thomas Stephens, plaintiff, and John Alcorn and his wife Elizabeth, defendants, of pasture for 2 cows, 3 young beasts and 5 sheep in West Firle

Conveyance (deed to declare the uses of a fine) for £70  SAS/G30/165  14 Dec 1778

Contents:
John Alcorn of Hamsey, husbandman, and his wife Elizabeth (late Elizabeth Ansell one of the sisters and co-heiresses of Richard Ansell, son of Richard Ansell who was one of the brothers of John Ansell formerly of West Firle, fellmonger deceased) and Mabel Brown of Hatton Street, St Andrew Holborn, London, spinster, (the other of the co-heiresses of Richard Ansell the son, being the only child of George Brown and Mary his late wife deceased, who was the other sister of Richard Ansell the son), George Stephens of Bentley in Framfield, yeoman, eldest son and heir of Thomas Stephens of Preston in West Firle, yeoman, and Alexander Carr of Bishopstone, gent (executors and trustees of Thomas Stephens) with Richard Ellman the younger of Glynde, yeoman
Common of pasture for three cows on the Cow Leaze otherwise The Burg in Firle recites: contract for sale by JA, EA and MB to TS; fine levied in term 1778; death of TS; contract for sale by his executors to RE

Conveyance (lease and release)for £80  SAS/G30/166-167  2, 3 Jun 1782

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman of West Firle, pedlar, to George Geer of West Firle, cordwainer
messuage in West Firle (S:road from the parish church towards Glynde; N: tenement late of William Vine; W: land late Joseph Ward; E: the street to Smallbridge), occupied by GG, late Thomas Cheesman

Mortgage  SAS/G30/168  10 Oct 1786

Contents:
By George Geer of West Firle, cordwainer, to John Ellman of Firle, yeoman for £100 of the premises as SAS/G30/166-167, described as a messuage, shop, garden, yard and gaterooms

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G30/169  10 Jan 1787

Contents:
Surrender by John Vinall to the use of John Pollard of West Firle, carpenter, of a messuage, garden and at or near New Elm in West Firle, the remainder of a tenement consisting of a messuage barn and half a wist of land called New Elm; quitrent 3s
Admission of John Pollard and his surrender to the use of his will; J Hoper the younger, deputy steward

Original will of Henry Duly of West Firle, thatcher  SAS/G30/170  30 Mar 1782

Contents:
To wife, Mary (formerly Mary Mantle) for life a small piece of land called the Hop Garden with the cottage, stable,garden in West Firle, remainder to Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, in trust for sale, the proceeds to be divided equally amongst all the children then living, of his first wife Mary Duly. All money, goods and personal effects to his wife Mary Duly, sole executrix
W: Thomas Dewly, John and Thomas Cheesman

Lease for 500 years at 1s  SAS/G30/171  25 Jan 1787

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to Thomas Weller of West Firle, bricklayer 27 Rods of ground on part of which a messuage and buildings have lately been erected in West Firle (W: WHG's lawn; N: 3 roods belonging to WHG where a barn formerly stood; E: road called Heighton street; S: a house and garden belonging to WHG, then occupied by William Burt)

Copy of will of Nicholas Wisdom of Broomfield, Kent, yeoman, with a codicil  SAS/G30/172  24 Jul 1788, 20 Apr 1791

Contents:
To Elizabeth Ledger, wife of Thomas Ledger of Broomfield, labourer, a messuage or tenement in Broomfield for life, remainder to John Ledger son of Thomas Ledger, with contingent remainders to the other children of the said Thomas and Elizabeth Ledger
All messuages and lands in Sussex, freehold and copyhold, to Nicholas Wisdom, son of testator's nephew John Wisdom, and Richard Wisdom, son of nephew Nicholas (the before mentioned fathers being two of the sons of testator's brother John Wisdom of Glynde)
Executors, John Crisps of Broomfield, Kent, yeoman, and John Owlett of Leeds, Kent, yeoman, and they to act as guardians to John Ledger during his minority.
Endorsed: sketch pedigree of the Wisdom family

Office copy probate (Lewes) of the will (12 Sep 1793) of Henry Walker the elder of Arlington, yeoman  SAS/G30/173  9 Jan 1796

Contents:
Gives two pieces of copyhold land in West Firle, held of the manor of Heighton St Clere, to his son Henry Walker for life, then to two grandsons, Henry Bray and William Dodson, subject to payment of an annuity of £10 to testator's daughter-in-law, Susannah Walker, wife of son Henry for her life. To two daughters, Elizabeth Walker and Ann Walker, a messuage and piece of ground containing 1½a in Arlington and 10a of marshland called Castlewish near Friday Street in Westham.
Also to the said two daughters, the capital messuage called Cobbs, with barns, stables, gardens and 60a of land &c in Arlington, mentioned in a deed dated 24 Feb 1783, between the testator and Abraham Langham of Hailsham deceased, bring a deed to lead the use of a Fine of the said lands. To HW's daughter Mary Dodson, wife of William Dodson of Hellingly, 14a called Profits in Hailsham, (bounding to the highway from Hailsham to Willingdon, W, the common highway from Hailsham towards Pevensey, E and lands formerly of William Thomason, gent, and lands formerly of Allen Kenchley, S) formerly the property of John Bodle and late of Mrs Sarah Lamb; subject to payment of £20 to each of the five children of testator's late son John Walker, namely, Gideon, John, Martha, Mary and Ann.
Also to Mary Dodson £500. To testator's seven grandchildren, Henry, Martha, Elizabeth, William, John, Mark, Barbara, children of late daughter Martha Bray, £500 to be equally divided.
Endorsed: HW died 31 Oct 1795

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/174  8 Dec 1793

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Wisdom of Whitchurch, Dorset, Youngest son of John Wisdom, the only brother of Nicholas Wisdom, to a messuage, barn and garden in West Firle, of Which NW died seised

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G30/175-176  11, 12 Mar 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage with George Stephens and Thomas Stephens
1 2½a Of freehold land in Crowmear Furlong in West Firle late in the possession of John Holmwood and since of James Burt, and then WHG (ESWN: Thomas Chowne)
2 3a Late John Holmwood since James Burt and then WHG, in a field called The Petland in Petland Furlong (S: land late Words, then John Cheesman's; W: Thomas Chowne; N: late George Sayers and then Ann Picknal; E: diverse land)
3 1a Late of William Gage bt and then WHG in a field called Twytown in a foreland called Broad furlong (S: land late of John Fryer and Richard Mockett; W: Glynde Bridge Turnpike; N: land of John Fryer then Richard Mockett; E: late Words then John Cheesman called the Dead Acre)
4 3 Roods of copyhold land held of the manor of West Firle, late Blundings and then of Thomas Stephens in Shornwell Furlong (E, W: land late Burt)
5 1½a Copyhold of the manor of Preston Poynings late Ballards in Shornwell Furlong (W: land late Burt; E: TS late Blundings)
6 ½a Copyhold of the manor of West Firle in Shornwell Furlong, late Blundings (W: land of GS late Ballard; E: land late George Sawyer's then Ann Picknal)
7 1a Copyhold of the manor of Preston Poynings in Midland Furlong late Ballard's then of George Stephens (W: land late Robert Pierce and then Richard Mockett; E: late Blunding)
8 1a Copyhold of the manor of West Firle in Midland Furlong late Blunding (W, E: GS late Ballard)
9 1a Copyhold of the manor of Preston Poynings in Midland Furlong, late Ballards (W: land late Blunding; E: late Burt)
10 ½a Copyhold of the manor of West Firle in Midland Furlong, late Friend (W: land late Burt; E: land late Lees then of John Pierce)
1-3 To GS and TS, 4-10 to WHG
Endorsed: memorandum that 2 above is part of 5a in the Petland formerly James Burt, purchased by Lord Gage from his devisees Richard Mockett and William Burt, and thought to be freehold; it now appears that the 5a were copyhold of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts; 24 May 1786

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G30/177-178  12, 13 Oct 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to George Stephens and his son Thomas Stephens
1 3a In a field called the Purchase in West Firle (E: the Spring Ditch; N, W, S: Thomas Chowne)
2 2a In Petland Lain in Petland Furlong (W: road from New Elm to Glynde Turnpike; N, S: late Pierce and then Mockett; heading E: Cant Furlong)
3 1a Copyhold of the manor of West Firle in a common field called Twy Town in West Firle bounding to lands late Burt's then Lord Gage's, E and W, to Shornwell otherwise Hoppers furlong, N and Lord Gage, S.
4 1a Copyhold of the manor of Preston Poynings in Twytoun, to lands late Blundens and then of Thomas Stephens, E, late Burts and then of Lord Gage, W, Lord Gage, S and Shornwell furlong, N.
5 1a Held of the manor of Preston Poynings in Twy Toun, to late Burt's and then Lord Gage's, E and W, Shornwell furlong, N, and Lord Gage, S.
The last two acres being late the estate of Blunden and then of George Stephens.
6 ½a Copyhold of the manor of West Firle, in Twy Toun, to lands late Burt's and then of Lord Gage, E, Lord Gage, S and heading to Shornwell furlong, N; late Blundens and then of Thomas Stephens.
1-2 To GS and TS, 3-6 to WHG

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G30/179-180  30, 31 Aug 1787

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage to Thomas Stephens of Firle, yeoman
1 A piece of arable land (4a, by measurement 3a 0r 16p) in the West Furlong of the Petlands in West Firle (N: land of TS; S: John Mockett), lately purchased by WHG, with other hereditaments, of Thomas Cheeseman of Lewes, gent
2 2 Roods of arable land (1r 21p) in the Hungerland Croft in West Firle (E, W: TS) part of a farm called Hosiers Farm belonging to WHG
Copyholds of the manor of Preston Poynings:
3 2a (Measurement, 1a 2r 23p) in Dornwell Long Furlong, South End, in West Firle (N: Thomas Chowne; S: TS)
4 2 Roods (1r 26p) in Dornwell Long Furlong, North End (N: TS; S: late Burgess)
5 1a (3r 7p) in The Wistes in Firle (E: TS; W: Thomas Chowne)
Formerly Richard Mockett, purchased by WHG (inter alia) of Alexander Carr, gent, constituting the tenement described in Alexander Carr's surrender as 3a 3r, quitrent 8s 6d
6 2 Roods (1r 24p) in Dornwell Short Furlong (W: Thomas Chowne; E: 12 below)
7 2 Roods (1r 26p) in Dornwell Long Furlong, North End (S: TS; N: 4 above)
8 Burgess' Croft or the Hunts Hag (1r 32p)
Formerly Ann Burgess, purchased by WHG from Alexander Carr as part of a tenement quitrent 10s 10d
9 1a 1p, The eastern part of a piece of land formerly Martins (1½a) in the Lower Laine, West Furlong (E: TS)
10 2a (1a 2r 16p) In the Lower Laine, East Furlong (N, S: TS)
11 2a (1a 3r 12p) In the south part of the Plutts (E, W: TS)
12 2a (1a 2r 18p) In Dornwell Short Furlong (E: The Hedge; W: 6 above)
13 1a (3r 13p) In Dornwell Long Furlong, North End (N: Thomas Chowne; S: TS)
Formerly Joseph Martin, purchased by WHG (inter alia) of Alexander Carr and were part of a tenement formerly Joseph Martin, quitrent 16s 11d
TS to surrender to WHG:
14 2 Roods (1r 32p) late George Stephens, before Mary Stephens, formerly Friends in the furlong next the fields Troy Town (N, S: WHG, late Picknall)
15 1 Rood (35p) late Blunden in the furlong next the fields Troy Town (N: formerly Stephens, lately purchased by WHG from Alexander Carr; S: late Hopkins)
16 3 Roods late of George Stephens, formerly Friend, in Lampool Furlong, Troy Town (W: WHG late Burt; E: 17 below)
17 2 Roods (1r 20p) late Blunden in Lampool Furlong (W: 16 above; E: late Hopkins)
18 2 Roods (1r 14p) late of George Stephens formerly Friend in Lampool Furlong (W: WHG late Durnford; E: late John Ansell)
19 1a (2r 2p) Late George Stephens formerly Friend in Lampool Furlong (W: late John Ansell; E: WHG late Thomas Cheesman)
20 2 Roods, late George Stephens and formerly Friend, in Hoopers Furlong Troy Town (E: WHG late Mooney; W: 21 below)
21 2 Roods late Blunden in Hoppers Furlong (E: 20 above; W: WHG late Burt)
22 2 Roods late Blunden in Hoppers Furlong (E: WHG purchased from Alexander Carr, late Stephens; W:30 below)
23 1a 2r (1a 29p), As to 2 roods (the east part), late of George Stephens formerly Friend the remaining acre late Blunden, in Shufflers Furlong Troy Town (W: WHG; E: WHG late Cheesman)
24 1a (2r 34p) Late George Stephens and formerly Friend in Shufflers Furlong (W: WHG late Picknall; E: WHG late Burt)
Being held of the manor of West Firle, the part described as late of George Stephens and formerly Friend being part of a tenement held by a quitrent of 5s 10½d, and that described as late Blunden being part of a tenement of William Blunden, quitrent 7s 0d
25 2a In Hoppers Furlong Troy Town (E, W: WHG late Burt)
26 2 Roods in Hoppers Furlong (E: WHG late Burt; W: late Picknall)
27 1a 2r in Shufflers Furlong (W: late Hopkins; E: WHG)
28 1 Rood in the Upper Westfield (E: WHG late Picknall; W: The Hedge)
29 1 Rood in the Lower Westfield (W: WHG lately purchased of Alexander Carr, formerly Stephens; E: The Hedge)
Part of a tenement called Worgers and Pagens otherwise Packons, the whole tenement being part of New Elm farm, late of George Stephens, held of the manor of Preston Poynings, quitrent 16s
30 1a 2r Late Durrant in Hoppers Furlong (E: 22 above; W: WHG late Cheesman; part of a tenement late Durrant comprising 4a 3r held of the manor of Preston Poynings, quitrent 4s 6d

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G30/181  3 Sep 1787

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Stephens on the surrender of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage to tenements 3-13 in SAS/G30/180; surrender by Thomas Stephens to the use of his will

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G30/182-183  10, 11 Sep 1790

Contents:
Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
1 1a Freehold in the East Laines
2 4a Called Popesfield
3 1a In the brook called the Noverwish
4 Freehold messuage and garden (1 rood) in Wick Street, late his father George Stephens deceased, before Burton
5 2½a Freehold in Crowmear Furlong, formerly in the possession of John Holmwood, afterwards of James Burt and Lord Gage (ESWN: WHG, late Thomas Chowne, esq), conveyed in exchange by WHG to GS and TS, 11 and 12 Mar 1772 (SAS/G30/175-176)
6 3a In a field called the Purchase (E: the Spring Ditch; N, W, S: WHG, late Thomas Chowne)
7 2a In Petland Furlong in the Common Laine called Petland (W: road from New Elm to Glynde Turnpike Road; N, S: land late Pierce and then Richard Mockett; heading E: the Cant Furlong)
6 And 7 above conveyed in exchange by WHG to GS and TS, 12 and 13 Oct 1772 (SAS/G30/177-178)
8 4a In the West Furlong of the Petlands (N: TS; S: John Mockett), formerly Thomas Cheesman
9 2 Roods in the Hungerland Croft (E, W: TS)
Conveyed in exchange by WHG to TS, 30 and 31 Aug 1787 (SAS/G30/179-180)
10 A messuage in the street of West Firle late George Stephens, occupied by John Banks(10, 11 Sep 1790)

Conveyance (deed to lead the use of a fine)  SAS/G30/184  15 Oct 1790

Contents:
John Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, and his wife Dorothy, Thomas Stephens and his wife Mary to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
1 3 Roods (2r 27p) in the furlong next the fields Troy Town in West Firle (N, E: land of Hopkins; S: WHG; heading W: Lampool Furlong)
2 3 Roods (2r 20p) in Lampool Furlong, Troy Town (E, W: WHG; S: the Hoppers Furlong; N: the fields)
3 (1r 14p) In Lampool Short Furlong Troy Town, to WHG on all sides

Fine  SAS/G30/185  Michaelmas term, 1790

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, plaintiff, and John Ansell and his wife Dorothy and Thomas Stephens and his wife Mary, deforciants, of two messuages, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 20a of land, 20a of meadow, 20a of pasture in West Firle

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G30/186-187  2, 3 Apr 1792

Contents:
Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage to Francis Gosling of Fleet St, London, esq, and John Wilmot of Bedford Row, St Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, one of the Masters in Chancery, in trust
Land purchased as SAS/G30/182-183 10 and 11 Sep 1790

Correspondence  SAS/G30/188  Dec 1782 - May 1794


Related information: For the deeds of this estate, see SAS/G30/8-35

Contents:
Between William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, Seymour Mundy of Hungerford in Berks, attorney, Thomas Alexander of Popinjoys Farm in Hungerford and Broomham near Devizes, Wilts, and John Hoper of Lewes, attorney, concerning WHG's renting of the copyhold estate of TA's stepson John Hopkins, and dispute with TA concerning the rent; includes letter from Sm to WHG describing his client TA as 'a smuggler and a most infernal fellow', 2 Dec 1782, and lease of the property to WHG during the minority, 10 Aug 1787

Correspondence and papers concerning the purchase of John Hopkins' copyhold estate by Lord Gage  SAS/G30/189  Dec 1779 - Feb 1797


Related information: For the deeds of this estate, see SAS/G30/8-35

Contents:
Includes copy register entries from 1750, letter from George Ashley, Ramsbury, Wilts (for Hannah Alexander) to Lord Gage, 10 Dec 1779, estimates of acreage; correspondents include James Hall, Hungerford (with details of the ill-treatment of John Hopkins by his step-father and mother), Hannah Alexander, Elm Down near Ramsbury, Deadman and Atherton, Hungerford, [Henry Gage], Lord Gage (trying to prevent a visit by Hopkins and his friends to Firle 'and the probability of their rising very much in their demands should they view the situation of the property' [for which see SAS/G30/29A], J C Michell, Brighton, John Hoper, Lewes, Walter Acton, Hastings; See30/23-30/35 ante

Correspondence concerning the purchase of land in Firle late Newton from Clifton Wheat  SAS/G30/190  Jan 1787, Dec 1794 - Aug 1799


Related information: For the deeds of the estate, see SAS/G30/1-7

Contents:
Includes letters from W Hall concerning measurements and Mr Newton's address valuation, 1795; letters from Clifton Wheat, Norman Court, Hampshire, including his intention to breed Southdown Sheep and request for a purchase on his behalf by the Firle bailiff; cash account for purchase, Aug 1799

Correspondence between John Hoper, James Nanfan and H B Mayhew  SAS/G30/191  Feb - Mar 1791, Mar 1796

Contents:
Concerning the proposed purchase of Nanfan's estate at Alciston by Mr Ridge

WEST FIRLE  [no ref. or date]

Bargain and Sale  SAS/G31/1  1 Apr 1599

Contents:
William Hencott of Glynde, husbandman, and his son Francis Hencott of Brighton, butcher, to John Ranger of West Firle, husbandman
1 A messuage, garden, yard and gaterooms occupied by JR in West Firle (S: road from the parishchurch of West Firle towards Glynde; N: tenement and garden of Thomas Ball; W the customary lands of Thomas Yonge and his wife Margaret; E: the street leading to Smallbridge)
2 1a Of arable land in Twyetown in West Firle
W: (to deed and livery of seisin) John Stark andJohn Weller

Conveyance  SAS/G31/2  4 Dec 1667

Contents:
Thomas Sawyer of West Firle, carpenter, to his son and heir George Sawyer of Firle, carpenter
A house, barn, orchard and garden (½a) in the street of West Firle
TS and his wife Alice to be at liberty to occupy that part or moiety of the house which they then lived in and a moiety of the barns and orchard for their lives
W: Sackvile Graves, John Jenner

Counterpart of SAS/G31/2  SAS/G31/3  4 Dec 1667

Counterpart lease for 5 years at £15  SAS/G31/4  12 Feb 1729

Contents:
James Lane of Westerham, Kent, baker, with JamesBaker the younger of Godstone, Surrey, innholder, guardian of JL's wife Ann (who was only daughter and heir of Joseph Ward of West Firle, yeoman deceased) to Samuel Young of West Firle, yeoman
23a Of land and 3 cowleazes in West Firle, late the estate of JW, late occupied by James Simmonds, except a messuage, barn and ½a called the Crowne; also called the Croune. Also 1a in Twy Toun
W: Henry Ade, Thomas Hammond

Conveyance for £70  SAS/G31/5  6 Dec 1656

Contents:
Jane Manfeild of Hamsey,widow (only sister and their of John Swanne of West Firle, yeoman deceased),her only son Edward Manfeild of Hamsey, yeoman, Thomas Harding of Glynde, labourer, and his wife Joan (widow of John Swanne),and Edward Hide of West Firle, husbandman, to John Rowe of West Firle,yeoman, and James Rowe of Staplehurst, Kent, clothier, (the two younger sons of John Rowe of Beddingham, yeoman deceased)
Three small pieces of meadow (2a) in several places in West Firle, late JS and before of JohnJones deceased (1½a called the Honycombe E: copyhold house, close, garden and land of AnnAlcock, widow, late EM; S: road; N: the Sparkes; 1a more called Cavescroft-E, N: lands of Richard Alchorne late Ockendens called Pastures Croft; S, W: land of Thomas Arnold called Caves Croft;½a, the residue, in the Upwish-N: land of George Colvill; S: Joan Susan; E: The Cubergh; W: land of John Colvill called the Pickfield)
W: Edward Raynes, Joseph Raynes, John Carpenter, Sackvile Graves and Humphrey Rowe attached: letter of attorney by the vendors to John Raynes of Clifford's Inn, gent to give seisin

Conveyance (lease and release) for £26with bond  SAS/G31/6-8  10, 11 Jun 1707

Contents:
James Baker of West Firle, husbandman, and his wife Ann to Nathaniel Jeffery of Glynde, yeoman, and his wife Mercy
1½a in the Common Hunger Lands(W: land of John Gage, bt, deceased; E: late Mary Joanes)
2 1 Rood in the Hoopoole otherwise Homefield(E,W: Thomas Arnold)
3 ½a meadow in the Broadwish(E: late John Gage, bt; W: Sackvill Graves deceased)
4 1 rood in Broadwish(N: late Mary Joanes; SE: Moses Sicklemore)
5 ½a in the Nacorne (S: Thomas Medley, gent; N: late Thomas Arnold)
6 2½ cowleazes(2½a of pasture)in the Common Cowleaze of West Firle

Fine  SAS/G31/9  Trinity term 1707

Contents:
Thomas Browne, gent, Edward Combes and Nathaniel Jeffery and Mercy his wife, querents, and Henry Snooke, clerk, and his wife Mary, James Purse, clerk, and his wife Ann, Richard Styles and his wife Ann and James Baker and his wife Ann, deforciants
3 messuages, 1 barn, 1 stable, 3 gardens, la of land, 2a of meadow and 2½a of pasture in Lewes All Saints, Lewes St Michael and West Firle

Conveyance (deed to lead the use of a fine)  SAS/G31/10  28 Jun 1707

Contents:
Henry Snook of Ringmer, clerk and his wife Mary, James Purse of Jevington, clerk, and his wife Ann, Richard Styles of Brighton, cooper, and his wife Ann, and James Baker of West Firle, yeoman,and his wife Ann, Thomas Browne of Lewes, gent, Edward Combs of Lewes, tailor, and Nathaniel Jeffery of Glynde, yeoman, and Nancy his wife
1 A messuage in two dwellings and a small garden occupied by Rebecca and Elizabeth Eager and Richard Hollibone in Lewes All Saints, purchased by TB of HS and his wife Mary and JP and his wife Ann
2 A messuage, stable, garden and backside in Lewes St Michael, purchased by EC from RS and his wife Ann
3 Lands in West Firle as in SAS/G31/6-8 purchased by NJ of JB and his wife Ann
4 A messuage, barn and ½a in West Firle (S: copyhold land of Richard Reed before of HumpheryRowe; N: road), of which JB and his wife Ann are seised in tail
W: Samuel Whalley, Samuel Isted, John Apps

Conveyance (lease and release) for £50 with bond  SAS/G31/11-13  26 Jun 1689

Contents:
Herbert Knight of Herstmonceux, yeoman, and his wife Ann to Mary Oliver of Lewes All Saints, widow a barn and 5a belonging in Wick Street in West Firle, part of a tenement called Wenhams late Rivetts occupied by James Graves, gent
W: Hendry Coby, Thomas Willard, John Crowhurst

Conveyance (deed to lead the use of a fine)  SAS/G31/14  26 Jun 1689

Contents:
Richard Page of Wartling, yeoman, and his wife Mary, John Bish of Hailsham, gent, and his wife Eleanor, John Huckstepp of Hailsham, gent and Herbert Knight of Herstmonceux, yeoman, and his wife Ann and John Rickman of Herstmonceux, mercer, and Mary Oliver of All Saints, Lewes, widow
1 A messuage, barn, buldings and 42a of land in Wartling and Herstmonceux in the tenure of RP (W: land of Edmund Calverly and Samuel Barton, gents; S, E: Matthew White, gent; N: John Grintt), late Eleanor Huckstep, widow, deceased, mother of MP, EB and JH
A barn and 6a in Wick Street in Firle, part of a tenement called Wenhams, late Rivetts
1 To RP and MP and the survivor, 2 to MO
W: Henry Coby, Thomas Willard, John Crowhurst

Fine  SAS/G31/15  Michaelmas term 1689

Contents:
John Rickman and Mary Oliver, querents, and Richard Page and Other (as in last deed), deforciants, of a messuage, 2 barns, 25a of land, 10a of meadow and 20a of pasture in Wartling, Herstmonceux and West Firle

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G31/16  23 May 1700

Contents:
Recovery by Richard Mockett of Alciston, yeoman, and his wife Mary, to the use of themselves for life, remainder to their son Richard Mockett
1 Messuage at The Forge Gate in Alciston and a parcel of land adjoining called Cobbles containing 3a, quitrent 22d
2 5a In the borough of Tilton,rent 3s 6d (1a in Gray Furlong in Tilton Laine; 2a at Hemsted Hill, adjoining land of Henry Gage, esq, and 2a lying to the road from Alciston church to the Forge Gate, called the Spring Croft)
John Fryer of Telscombe tenant, Henry Lloyd, gent, demandant, who surrendered to the use of RM and MM with remainder to their son Richard Mockett
Thomas Medley, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G31/17  29 Oct 1726

Contents:
Admission of Robert Pierce, son, executor and devisee of the will of John Pierce, gent, of 4 Mar 1724
1 A messuage, barn and two wists of customary land and lands called Homeland Field and Wellfield, with a parcel of land lying under the hill in the Tenant Laine (8a 3r) and 6a called Stanford's Field in West Firle, late JP and before Ballards (being two separate tenements), rent 11s 3½d
2 A messuage, barn, garden and two wists of customary land (20a) in West Firle, comprising (9a); Greenfield (5a); the Wish (3a); the common (6a); a croft adjoining the messuage (3a); Longefurlong, late Colvills; rent (being two separate tenements) 14s 6d. Four heriots
Surrender by RP to the use of his will. Edward Medley, steward

Copy settlement  SAS/G31/18  8 Aug 1752

Contents:
Thomas Mockett of West Firle, gent, with his eldest son and heir Richard Mockett of West Firle
1 Messuage in West Firle called the Woolpack and 20a of land, comprising: the Pickfield (E N: land late Thomas Gage, bt); the Bushiefield (W: land late of Thomas Gage called the Wish and land late Edward Hide); the Five Acres (W: late Thomas Gage; S: Parsonage Lands; E: Thomas Olliver, gent); pasture crofts in three crofts (7a; E: late Thomas Gage; S: Thomas Harrison, gent; N: Thomas Ball oterwise Arnold and lands called Barbors)
2 7a In West Firle (S: land of Thomas Gage; E: Sackvill Graves, gent; N: Thomas Ball otherwise Arnold; W: road to the Totnors)
3 15a In West Firle
4 Barn, stable and close in the street of West Firle, adjoining the house of Edward Ockenden in which John Piecre dwelt
In all 50a, occupied by John Pierce, Richard Read and Tm, formerly the estate of Edward ockenden, since Alexander Alchorne and late of Robert Pierce, who devised to TM annotated, c1780, with names of new owners

Copy of will of Sarah Marchant of Danehill in Horsted Horsted Keynes, widow  SAS/G31/19  28 Apr 1787

Contents:
To niece Ann Tamplin, wife of Richard Tamplin of Danehill, mercer; and nephew William Winton, son of SM's brother William Winton, a copyhold messuage and land in West Firl held of the manor of Heighton St Clere, occupied by Thomas Moppet and Widow Nickenson

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton ST Clere  SAS/G31/20  20 Nov 1790

Contents:
Admission of Ann Tamplin and William Winton as devisees under the will of Sarah Marchant
1 Messuage, barn, garden, orchard and 1a called the Longcroft at Heighton Street in West Firle
2 Three pieces called the Bramblings (9a)
3 The Guestlings (2a)
4 The Common Field (5a) late George North's, quitrent 11s 5¼d
5 Lands called Hollingdales Garden, 168ft late also George North's rent 1d. Surrender by Richard Tamplin and his wife Ann and William Winton and William Welfare and his wife Catharine to the use of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, lord of the manor. J Hoper, steward

Receipt  SAS/G31/21  24 Nov 1790

Contents:
By Richard Tamplin and William Winton the younger to Lord Gage for £600, the purchase money for copyholds

Bond in £1200  SAS/G31/22  24 Nov 1790

Contents:
Richard Tamplin of Danehill in Horsted Keynes, mercer, and William Winton the younger of Horsted Keynes, yeoman, to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage on surrender as SAS/G31/20

Release  SAS/G31/23  24 Nov 1790

Contents:
William Welfare the elder of Horsted Keynes, yeoman, and his wife Catharine of an annuity of £8 charged by the will of her sister Sarah Marchant on copyholds surrendered as SAS/G31/20

Number not used  SAS/G31/24  [n.d.]

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G31/25  13 Sep 1758

Contents:
Death of Thomas Mockett
A messuage, barn and two wists of customary land; Homeland Field and Wellfield and 6a lying under the hill in the Tenant Laine, late Robert Pierce, before John Pierce, two several tenements, quitrent 11s 3d and other lands as SAS/G31/17
Admission of TM's son Richard Mockett as devisee under his will of 6 Apr 1755, charged with an annuity of £30 to TM's widow Mary and also legacies and debts William Michell, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G31/26  22 Oct 1773

Contents:
Death of Mary Whiting, spinster
Messuage, barn, garden, orchard and 12a of land at New Elm in West Firle, formerly Wades
Admission of Edward Hartfield (only son and heir of Edward Hartfield deceased, the only surviving son of Edward Hartfield who married Mary Whiting the only sister of MW's father Richard Whiting)
Surrender by Edward Hartfield the grandson to the use of Thomas Cheeseman of West Firle, cordwainer, and his admission
Quitclaim by John Simmonds and his wife Sarah
Conditional surrender by Thomas Cheeseman to Edward Hartfield for £200

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G31/27  15 Jan 1763

Contents:
Surrender by Richard Read
A messuage in the village of West Firle with barn, gardens, yards and 4a of land belonging late his father Read, once Rowe and before Norton and formerly Bance, quitrent 2s
To the use of Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman; his admission
Nicholas Gilbert, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G31/28  24 Oct 1763

Contents:
Surrender by John Vinall to the use of Thomas Munger of West Firle, yeoman
Barn and 5a 1r, near New Elm in West Firle (part of a tenement and ½ wist called New Elm) late his father William Vinall and formerly Susan, quitrent 8s 10½d
Quitrent apportioned, Thomas Munger, 5s 4½d; John Vinall, 3s; George Stephens (½a), 6d

Assignment  SAS/G31/29  19 Oct 1783

Contents:
By Thomas Munger of Harting, mariner, to John Pollard of West Firle, carpenter, of a legacy of £100 given by the will of his cousin Ann Munger of West Firle, charged upon land in SAS/G31/28 which she devised to her mother Ann Munger for life and then to her uncle Thomas Stephens, who subsequently died during the life of Ann Munger the mother, then the wife of JP; W: Richard Watts, Ann Watts

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G31/30  10 Jan 1787

Contents:
Admission of Ann the wife of John Pollard (late Ann Munger, widow) as devisee under the will of her daughter Ann Munger, spinster, to a barn and 5a 1r of land near New Elm

Contract for exchange  SAS/G31/31  10 Jan 1787

Contents:
John Pollard of West Firle, carpenter, and his wife Ann with [William Hall Gage], Viscount Gage
1 All their land in Troy Town (37 p) in West Firle
2 1r 19p In the furlong under Totnore in West Firle (W: the road from New Elm to the hill; E: land of Thomas Chowne, esq; S: John Mockett; N: land of JP and Ann)
Confirmation of the exchange by [the reversioner] Walter Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, so far as he was interested, 9 May 1787

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G31/32  30 Dec 1789

Contents:
Admission of Walter Stephens to the reversion, expectant on the death of Ann the wife of John Pollard, to a barn and 5a 1r of land at New Elm as SAS/G31/28 to which he claimed to be entitled as youngest son and customary heir of Thomas Stephens
Surrender to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, lord of the manor

Bond in £280 and receipt for the purchase money of £40 for SAS/G31/32  SAS/G31/33  30 Dec 1789

Memo of the parcels in SAS/G31/28-33  SAS/G31/34  nd [1787]

Legacy receipt  SAS/G31/35  31 Mar 1792

Contents:
John Pollard of Firle, carpenter, to Henry [Gage], Lord Gage
£100 legacy given by Ann Munger, spinster, to her cousin Thomas Munger and charged upon copyhold lands in West Firle, now purchased by HG and the legacy assigned by Thomas Munger to JP

Release  SAS/G31/36  31 Mar 1792

Contents:
Thomas Monger of Hastings, mariner, and John Pollard of Firle, carpenter, to Henry [Gage], Lord Gage
Barn and land as SAS/G31/28-35
On payment of legacy after the death of Ann the wife of JP, the life tenant
Attached: certificate of baptism of Thomas Munger son of Stephen and Rachel Munger at Eastbourne, 27 Jan 1760; Herbert Jones, curate

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G31/37  13 Oct 1772

Parchment, cut off at the foot

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage on surrender by Thomas Stephens
1 1a In the common fields called Troy Town (E: land late Blunden and then TS; W: WHG, late Burts; S: WHG)
2 ½a In Troy Town (E: WHG late Burt; S: WGH; N: Shornwells Furlong otherwise Hoppers Furlong)

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/38  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage on surrender by Thomas Guerin of St John Horsley Down, Surrey, mariner and his wife Elizabeth
1 6a In West Firle late Hamshares theretofore Napps and formerly Barndens, quitrent 3s 6d (3a in Gorefield, ½a in Warkwish otherwise Upwish and the remainder in the common fields)
2 ½a Late Friends (W: land late Burt; E: late Lees and then John Pierce) quitrent 1s 6d by apportionment

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G31/39  5 Feb 1773

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, on surrender by Thomas Teeling
A copyhold messuage and garden in West Firle, late Henry Shelley and before his father Thomas Shelley, quitrent 12d

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G31/40  5 Feb 1773

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, on surrender by George Picknall and his mother Ann Picknall
1 2 Roods (part of a tenement) in the middle furlong in Troytown (E: John Cheesman; S, W: WHG; N: heading to Shornwell otherwise Hoppers Furlong)
2 1a In the common fields (W, N: WHG; S: AP's dwellinghouse)
3 11 Rods (part of ½a) in Troytoun (E: WHG W: Thomas Stephens; N: the remainder of the ½a; S: Shornwell Furlong), quitrent 9d (part of 9s)

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G31/41  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, on surrender by George Stephens
1a Late part of lands of Mary Stephens widow of Thomas Stephens, in Troy Town (E, W: land of WHG, late Burt; N: Thornwall (sic) otherwise Hoppers Furlong; S: WHG)

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G31/42  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Admission of Lieut Gen Thomas Gage, youngest son and heir of Thomas [Gage], Viscount Gage
3a In the Hurst in West Firle formerly Hook and before Yokehurst

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G31/43  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, on surrender by Thomas Stephens
1 3 Roods in Shornwell Furlong (E, W: land late Burt)
2½a In the same furlong, late Blunden (W: late Ballard and of George Stephen; E: late George Sawyer and then Ann Picknall)
3 1a In Midland Furlong (E, W: late Ballard)

Lease for 31 years at 30s  SAS/G31/44  24 Jun 1621

Contents:
George Yokehirst of Firle, yeoman, to Edward Harison of Firle, yeoman
Cottage and ½a called Poccocks otherwise Lewans in the west end of Wick Street leading to Morice Style in West Firle
W: Anthony Mattocke, Thomas Herison

Counterpart marriage settlement  SAS/G31/45  3 Sep 1621

Contents:
George Yokehurst of West Firle, yeoman, to his son John Yokehurst; JM to marry Margery Coe, daughter of William Coe of Rotherfield, yeoman
1 Messuage, barn and garden in West Firle by Smalebridge, occupied by William Sinderford (E: lane from the rectory to the mill; W: land sometime Robert Saunder and then John Younge; N: the bridge called Smalebridge; N: land of GY, formerly William Baker)
2 1 Rood of land called French Hawe in West Firle (W: land called Hookes Lane; E: The Hookes; N: land sometime Adam Ranger and then Clement Gynner; S: road called the Wick Street)
3½a Called Pocockes otherwise Lewnes, with a messuage erected thereon in West Firle (N: land of John Thomas)
4 3 Roods in the Herst in West Firle, (S: land of Thomas Arnold otherwise Ball; N: John Young)
5 3 Roods in the Herst (heading E and W) with a dwellinghouse thereon in West Firle, (S: Thomas Arnold otherwise Ball; N: John Younge)
6 3 Roods on the Milland in West Firle (N: land of Thomas Gynner; S: Thomas Harrison, gent)
W: John Hosmer the elder Thomas Writh

Mortgage for £150  SAS/G31/46  3 Nov 1655

Contents:
John Hooke of Buxted, yeoman, to John Yokeherst of Lindfield, yeoman
A messuage and barn occupied by Thomas Sawyer and 18a of land in West Firle, lately purchased by JH from JY
Mortgage money to be paid within three months of the death of Margery Sicklemore, wife of Theophilus Sicklemore of Heathfield, yeoman
W: Edward Kidder, George Shepherd, Robert Shoobridge

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G31/47  24 Mar 1668

Contents:
John Yokehurst of Rotherfield, yeoman, to John Hooke of Barcombe, wheelwright, eldest son and heir of John Hooke of Buxted, yeoman deceased
Mortgage as SAS/G31/46
W: Habell Stepney, Robert Shoobridge, Edward Shoobridge

Quitclaim  SAS/G31/48  26 Mar 1668

Contents:
By John Yokehurst to John Hooke of the property in West Firle as SAS/G31/46

Quitclaim  SAS/G31/49  19 Oct 1677

Contents:
John Yokehurst of Rotherfield, yeoman, to Thomas Tourle of Lewes, butcher
Two messuages with a barn and 15½a and 4 bullock leazes and 3 short swathes of land in West Firle, conveyed to TT by Isaac Hooke, son of John Hooke of Buxted deceased, to whom the premises had been sold by JY
W: John Burges, Peter Hooke

Conveyance for £177  SAS/G31/50  11 Apr 1678

Contents:
Isaac Hooke of Hamsey, yeoman, to Thomas Tourle of Lewes, butcher
1 Two messuages with barns, gardens and 1a (E: the road; S: land of Cosons; W, N: George Sawyer and Weller)
2 4a Of pasture in the Hurst (E: IH's copyholds; S: John Batt and Edward Whiteing; W: Richard Whiteing; N: James Rowe
2a Of meadow in a little field called Newfield (E: land of John Rivett; N: Sackville Graves, esq)
4 ½a Arable in Twytoune (E: Newfield; W: Richard Whiteing)
5 2a in Twytoune (E: IH; W: land heretofore Jeffery Woodyer)
6 ½a In Twytoune (E: Zachary Smith, clerk, E; W: John Rivett)
7 2a Of pasture in a field newly enclosed by James Rowe called Twytoune Field (1a adjoining E: land of Nicholas Lee; W: Humphrey Sicklemore; 3 roods adjoining S: land of Thomas Harrison, gent; N: [blank] Colvill; 1 rood (residue) called Lampool adjoining E: land of Nicholas Lee; W: Richard Whiteing)
8 1 Rood in Wick Street (E: The Hookes; W: a little lane called Hookes Lane)
9 1a In the Nacorne (S: Thomas Harrison; N: John Gage, bt)
10 ½a Meadow in Firle Wish, late Thomas Barnden, E and Zachary Smith, W.
11 Three short swathes of land in the Swathlands in Firle Wish (N: John Oliver, gent)
12 Four bullock leazes (as theretofore laid) in the Cowleaze, Keebergh and Upwish
13 1 Rood in the last mentioned lands
14 ½a Parcel of the Cowleaze in Upwish heading to Spark Ditch
All in West Firle, occupied by Sackville Graves and George Cheale
For £25 paid to IH and £152 agreed to be paid to his eldest brother John Hooke of Hamsey, wheelwright upon his assignment of the premises at the direction of TT W to deed and livery of seisin: Thomas Medley, William Eldridge, Richard Hooke

Assignment of motgage for £152 in trust for the purchaser  SAS/G31/51  3 May 1678

Contents:
John Hooke of Hamsey, wheelwright, to James Tourle of Lewes, butcher, at the appointment of his eldest brother Thomas Tourle of Lewes, butcher
Mortgage of 3 Nov 1655 (SAS/G31/46) of a messuage and 18a in West Firle
W: Thomas Medley, Edmund Jackson, Richard Hammond

Quitclaim as SAS/G31/51  SAS/G31/52  20 May 1678

Bond in £138  SAS/G31/53  17 Apr 1741

Contents:
Thomas Tourle of Lewes, gent, to William Gage, bt
On surrender for £69 of 3a in the Hurst late Hooks, before Yokehursts, copyhold of the manor of West Firle, quitrent 12d

Conveyance (lease and release) for £31  SAS/G31/54-55  19, 20 Jun 1741

Contents:
John Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, to William Gage, bt
2a 2r In the Herst in West Firle, and 1a of pasture called the Little Field (E: the Herst; W: the Stream)
All late of John Deane and his wife Hannah
W: William Dunton, William Michell

Conveyance (lease and release) for £40 with bond  SAS/G31/56-58  22, 23 Apr1772

Contents:
John Pierce of West Firle, butcher, to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
½a In Troy Town in West Firle (N: land of Mrs Picknall; S: WHG; W: late Miss Burgess and then Thomas Stephens and George Stephens)
W: William Hall, William Attree

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/59  19 May 1704

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Browne, gent, executor of and devisee under the will of Mary Oliver of Lewes, widow, dated 23 [blank] 1703 a toft called Forgers and 7a land in West Firle late Rivats before Alcocks and sometime Swanne, quitrent 2s 3d of which MO died seised; heriot 7d (1d an acre)
Charles Harison, steward

Counterpart of SAS/G31/10  SAS/G31/60  28 Jun 1707

Counterpart of SAS/G31/10  SAS/G31/61  Trinity term 1707

Conveyance (lease and release) for £50 with bond  SAS/G31/62-64  28, 29 Jun 1711

Contents:
James Baker the elder of West Firle, husbandman, and James Baker the younger of Glynde, husbandman, to Joseph Ward of West Firle, husbandman
1 A messuage, barn and ½a (then a garden) in West Firle (S: copyhold of Richard Read formerly of Humphry Row; N: road), late the premises of Edward Hyde deceased
2 1a Arable in Twy Toune in West Firle (W: land late John Gage, bt, deceased; E: late Thomas Arnold otherwise Ball)
W: Thomas Wood, Thomas Hammond

Conveyance (lease and release) for £50  SAS/G31/65-66  29, 30 Sep 1713

Contents:
Thomas Browne of Lewes, gent, to Joseph Ward of Peasmarsh, yeoman
Parcel of land (6a) whereon a barn formerly stood in Wick Street in West Firle, part of a tenement called Wenhams before Rivetts and since Olivers, occupied by Joseph Ward
W: John Plumber, James Baker

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G31/67  15 Oct 1718

Contents:
Admission of Joseph Ward, on surrender by Thomas Browne, gent
Half a wist of customary land (6a) called Abbots at Wick Street in West Firle late Oliver, before Knight and sometime Rivet, quitrent 3s 1½d
Thomas Medley and Edward Medley, stewards

Conveyance (lease and release) for £27 5s  SAS/G31/68-69  22,23 Apr 1720

Contents:
Nathaniel Jefferry of Glynde, husbandman, to Joseph Ward of West Firle, husbandman
1 ½a In the Common Hungerlands (W: William Gage, bt; E: late Mary Jones)
2 1 Rood in the Hoopoole otherwise the Homefield (E, W: Thomas Arnold)
3 ½a Of meadow in Broadwish (E: William Gage; W: Sackville Graves deceased)
4 1 Rood in Broadwish (N: late Mary Jones; SE: Moses Sicklemore)
5 ½a In the Nacorne (S: late Thomas Medley, esq; N: late Thomas Arnold)
6 2½ Cowleazes (2½a of pasture) in the common cowleaze of West Firle
W: E Beard, Thomas Attree.

Mortgage for £90 with bond  SAS/G31/70  2 Oct 1722

Contents:
Joseph Ward of West Firle, yeoman, to Abigail Nelson of Lewes, widow
Messuage, barn and land as SAS/G31/68
W: Thomas Hammond, John Ellis

not used  SAS/G31/71  [n.d.]

Probate (Lewes) of the will (30 Nov 1725) of Joseph Ward of West Firle, yeoman  SAS/G31/72  23 Mar 1728

Contents:
To wife Sarah for life, then to daughter Ann Ward a messuage and premises known by the name of the sign of the Crown in the street of West Firle over against a messuage and buildings belonging to Richard Read, also 1a in Troy Town in West Firle lately purchased of James Baker the elder and James Baker the younger
Residue of real and personal estate to daughter Ann, she to be executrix. Overseers and trustees, Isaac Ward of Peasmarsh, yeoman, and John Simmons of West Firle, yeoman

Letter from John Plumber, Lewes to William Fuller, attorney at law at Chipstead near Sevenoaks  SAS/G31/73  12 Oct 1731

Contents:
Incorporating a list of deeds of the estate late of Joseph Ward deceased in West Firle
1 SAS/G31/1-2, 6-10, 62-64
2 SAS/G31/5-8, 60-61
3 SAS/G31/11-15, 65-66

Assignment  SAS/G31/74  12 Nov 1731

Contents:
Henry Manning of Lewes, apothecary, (executor of and residuary legatee under the will of Abigail Nelson of Lewes, widow deceased) to James Lane of Westerham, Kent, baker, (husband of Ann the only daughter and heiress and devisee of Joseph Ward of West Firle, yeoman deceased to John Saxby of Penshurst, Kent, yeoman
Mortgage of 2 Oct 1722 (SAS/G31/70)

Bond in £280  SAS/G31/75  12 Nov 1731

Contents:
By James Lane the younger of Westerham, Kent, baker and James Cole the younger of Westerham, butcher, to John Saxby for performance of covenants in SAS/G31/74

Contract for sale for £325  SAS/G31/76  6 Jun 1734

Contents:
James Lane of Westerham, Kent, baker, to John Cheesman of Lewes, heelmaker
Freehold messuage, barn, garden and croft in West Firle in the tenure of Samuel Pratt, and also JL's copyhold lands in West Firle held of the manors of William Gage, bt and Thomas Chown, esq occupied by Samuel Young

Assignment of mortgage for £130 in trust for the purchaser  SAS/G31/77  22 Jun 1734

Contents:
John Saxby of Penshurst, Kent, yeoman, and James Lane of Westerham, baker, and his wife Ann, only daughter, heir and devisee of Joseph Ward, to Edward Bland of South Malling, blacksmith, by direction of John Cheesman of Lewes, heelmaker
Mortgage of 2 Oct 1722 (SAS/G31/70)

Conveyance (lease and release) for £170 with bond  SAS/G31/78-80  24, 25 Jun 1734

Contents:
James Lane of Westerham, baker, and his wife Ann to John Cheesman of Lewes, heelmaker
1 Land as SAS/G31/62-64
2 6a Whereon a barn formerly stood
3 Land as SAS/G31/68
4 2a Freehold in Twy Toun
5 Three small pieces of meadow (3a) in several places in West Firle sometime the lands of John Swann and since of John Jones (1½a called the Honeycombe lying E, W: a copyhold house and garden and gates formerly Edward Manfield and since Ann Alcock; S: the High Street; N: land called the Sparkes; 1a thereof called Caves Croft lying E, N: land formerly Richard Alchorne before Ockendens called Pasture Croft; S, W: land formerly Thomas Arnold called Caves Croft; ½a (the residue) in Upwish, N: land formerly George Colvill; S: land formerly Joanna Susan; E: The Cubergh; W: land formerly John Colvil called the Pickfield)
6 4½a Freehold in the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts late of Joseph Ward deceased

Conveyance (deed to lead the use of a fine)  SAS/G31/81  26 Jun 1734

Contents:
James Lane of Westerham in Kenmt, baker, and his wife Ann, John Smith of Uckfield, mercer, and his wife Mary and John Cheesman of Lewes, heelmaker and Margaret Bradford of Falmer, spinster
1 Land in SAS/G31/80
2 A messuage called Bakers, with barn, stable and 1a in the town of Uckfield (E: Uckfield Street; N: the messuage late of Thomas Foord, since of John Wilmshurst and then of Robert Sears called the Maidenhead; S: the messuage late of Thomas Whapham, theretofore Pitts)
1 above to the use of JC, 2 above to MB

Fine  SAS/G31/82  Michaelmas term 1734

Contents:
John Cheesman and Margaret Bradford, plaintiffs, and James Lane and his wife Ann and John Smith and his wife Mary, deforicants, of 2 messuages, 2 barns, 2 stables, 3 gardens, 2 orchards, 15a of land, 10a of meadow and 10a of pasture in Uckfield and West Firle

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G31/83  3 Aug 1736

Contents:
Admission of John Cheesman on surrender by James Lane and his wife Ann
Half wist of customary land (6a) called Abbotts in Wick Street in West Firle, late AL's father Joseph Ward, before Browns and formerly Ollivers, quitrent 3s 1½d
William Michell, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/84  5 Aug 1736

Contents:
Admission of John Cheesman on surrender by James Lane and his wife Ann.
A toft called Forgers and 7a in West Firle, late Joseph Ward's and before Browns, formerly Ollivers and theretofore Rivetts, quitrent 2s 3d

Memorandum by Thomas Cheesman of the rent and terms in the lease to Samuel Young of Firle  SAS/G31/85  nd[c1760]

Letter to Thomas Cheesman, patten-maker at Lewes  SAS/G31/86  16 May 1760

Contents:
Encorporating the text of his admission, as only son and heir of John Cheesman, to a toft called Forgers and 7a in West Firle, of which JC died seised; heriot on death 1d an acre, fine for admission 3d an acre; manor of Amies otherwise Levetts

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/87  5 Sep 1787

Contents:
Admission of Henry Gage, esq, major in HM Forces and nephew of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, on surrender by Thomas Cheesman, by direction of WHG, to the tenement as SAS/G31/86. Charles Gilbert, steward

Conveyance ([lease and] release) for £152  SAS/G31/88  22, 23 Jan 1679

Contents:
Richard Whiting of West Firle, cordwainer, to Benjamin Wood of Lewes, bricklayer, and his wife Alice
1 Cottage and ½a called Pococks otherwise Lewnes in the W end of Weekstreete leading to Morrice Stile in West Firle
2 4a Arable in a field called Twytowne (W: land of James Rowe; S: a little lane from Smallbridge to a farmhouse of John Gage, bt; E: the stream called the Ryde)
3 ½a in Shorthedge Furlong (W: land of James Rowe; S: 2 above; E: land of Thomas Tourle)
4 1 Rood in Lampoole (W: land of Sackville Graves, esq; E: land of Thomas Tourll)
5 ½ Rood of meadow in Lampoole
6 1a Of meadow in the Hurst in the midst of an enclosed field of Thomas Tourll
7 3 Roods of arable in a field called Sparke
8 6 Roods of meadow in the common Hungerland (N: land of James Rowe; E: road from Lewes to Ripe; W: land late Gilbert Yokehurst)
9 1 Rood of land upon Keeburgh (S: land late Thomas Baker; E, N: land called Keeburgh Common)
10 1a Of meadow in Nacorne (S, W: land of Robert Symmonds; N, E: land of James Rowe)
11 1a Of meadow called Coller Acre in the Great Wish of Firle
12 ½a Of meadow (E: land late of Thomas Oliver, gent; W: RW)
13 Three swathes of land (S: land late John Young; N: RW)
14 3 Roods of pasture in the Upwish of Firle, extending from a ditch between Keeburgh and Upwish to the Spark Ditch
15 Four cowleazes in the common cowleaze of West Firle
All lately purchased by RW of Thomas Harrison, gent
W: John Weller, Thomas Botting, John Crouch

Mortgage for £100 with bond  SAS/G31/89-90  8 Nov 1704

Contents:
Benjamin Wood of Lewes, bricklayer, to Roger Holmewood of Iford, yeoman
1 Premises in SAS/G31/88, occupied by Henry Alce
2 A messuage, garden, orchard and a close of 1r at Wick Street in West Firle (E: lane called Cant Lane; S: land of Thomas Medley, gent, and Richard Paine, gent; W: Cobey's Cottage; N: Wick Street), late the possessions of Joseph Yokehurst and before his father William Yokehurst, occupied by George Reede
W: Thomas Isted, Thomas Short

Bond in £200  SAS/G31/91  7 Jun 1708

Contents:
Benjamin Wood of Lewes, bricklayer, to John Best of Lewes, salesman
To convey the equity of redemption to JB of customary messuages and lands in West Firle late Yokehurst and freehold messuage and lands near Twy Towne which were in mortgage for £150 to William Hampsheir of Hodshrove (Hogshrew) in Falmer, within three months of JB discharging them from the mortgage
W: B[enjamin] Henshaw, Thomas Daw

Assignment of mortgage for £108  SAS/G31/92  7 Jun 1715

Contents:
William Hamshar of Preston, Sussex, yeoman (executor of the will of Roger Holmewood of Iford, yeoman) to George Beach of St Olave's, Southwark, Surrey, mariner
Mortgage as SAS/G31/89-90 by Benjamin Wood of Lewes to RH, 8 Nov 1704
W: Thomas Roberts, John Michell, William Sweett

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £20  SAS/G31/93  19 Jan 1719

Contents:
William Sweet of St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey, mariner, and his wife Esther, (only daughter and heir of William Wood of Brighton, ropemaker, the only brother and heir of Benjamin Wood of Lewes, bricklayer), to George Beach of St Olave, Southwark, mariner
Messuage and lands as SAS/G31/89-90, 8 Nov 1704, and release of equity of redemption

Settlement (covenant to levy a fine)  SAS/G31/94  27 May 1720

Contents:
William Sweet of St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey, mariner, and his wife Esther (only daughter and heir of William Wood of Brighton, ropemaker, the only brother and heir of Benjamin Wood of Lewes, bricklayer), George Beach of St Olave, Southwark, mariner, Mary Wood of Lewes, widow of Benjamin Wood, and her son John Best of Lewes, salesman, Thomas Tourll of Landport in Lewes St John under the Castle, butcher, and John Deane of Lewes, butcher and his wife Hannah (one of the daughters of Thomas Tourll) and William Brett of Lewes, apothecary, and Thomas Roberts of Brighton, mariner, in trust, for settling controversies
1 The messuages and land as SAS/G31/89-90
2 Messuage, stable and garden in Lewes St Michael, occupied by MW and JB (N: the High Street; E, S: a messuage and backside of Edward Comes; W: lane called Market Lane)
3 A messuage and garden in Eastport Street in Southover occupied by Richard Brown, John Chart and [blank] Hills (S: Eastport Street; N: a watercourse; E, W: a tenement and garden late of Apsley Newton, esq, deceased nd William Newton, gent)
4 4a Of arable in West Firle in a field called Twytown occupied by Thomas Ansell (S: a little lane from Small Bridge to a farmhouse of William Gage, bt; E: a stream called the Ryde; W: land formerly James Rowe, W), and 1a in the middle of an enclosed field of TT in the Hurst in West Firle, both conveyed by BW in his lifetime to TT and his daughter HD
1 Above to the use of GB, 2 and 3 above to the use of the said MW for life and then to JB, 4 above to the use of TT for life and then to HD

Fine  SAS/G31/95  Trinity term 1720

Contents:
William Brett and Thomas Roberts, querents, and William Sweet and his wife Esther, George Beach, Mary Wood, John Best, Thomas Tourl and John Deane and his wife Hannah, deforciants of 4 messuages, 4 stables, 4 gardens, 6a of land, 6a of meadow and 10a of pasture in West Firle, Lewes and Southover

Extract from the probate of George Beach of St Olave, Southwark, mariner  SAS/G31/96  3 Jun 1735

Contents:
Of the devise to his wife Mary Beach for life of a little farm in West Firle theretofore occupied by Benjamin Wood and then of Mary Reed, remainder to kinsman and godson George Dornford and his heirs; PCC

Office copy probate (PCC) of the will (11 Apr 1747) of George Dornford of St John, Southwark, mariner  SAS/G31/97  21 Mar 1749

Contents:
Devise of residue of real and personal estate to wife Mary Dornford for widowhood, then to be divided among his four children
Executors: wife Mary, brother Thomas Dornford and son-in-law Thomas Guerin

Conveyance (lease and release) for £240 with bond  SAS/G31/98  9, 10 Jul 1772

Contents:
Mary Dornford of St John's, Horsley Down, Surrey, widow, and Thomas Guerin of St John's, mariner, and his wife Elizabeth (late Elizabeth Dornford, one of the daughters of MD by George Dornford her deceased husband) to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
A cottage and ½a called Pococks otherwise Lewnes; ½a in Short Hedge furlong; 1r of meadow in Lampool; ½r in Lampool; 3r of arable in the Sparke; 6r of meadow in the Common Hunger land; 1r on Keeburg; 1a called Coller Acre in the Great Wish; ½a of meadow; 3r in the Upwish and 4 cowleazes; all in West Firle
W: William Windsor, William Attree.

not used  SAS/G31/99-100  [n.d.]

Fine  SAS/G31/101  Trinity term 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, plaintiff, and Thomas Guerin and his wife Elizabeth, deforciants, of a cottage, 10a of land, 5a of meadow, 5a pasture and pasture for four cows in West Firle

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levets  SAS/G31/102  7 Mar 1662

Contents:
Surrender, 6 Apr 1661, by Joan Susan, widow,
6a Of customary land in West Firle late Barbers, rent 3s 6d, whereof 3a lay in Gorefield, ½a in Warkewish otherwise Upwish and the residue in the common fields of West Firle
To the use of JS for life, remainder to her elder son Thomas Susan
Admission of JS and TS, and surrender by them and John Vynall and his wife Mary to the use of Thomas Barnard of Steyning, admitted

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levets  SAS/G31/103  8 Oct 1670

Contents:
Admission of Martha, wife of John Knappe, as only daughter and heir of George Hills of Lewes, gardener
6a In West Firle, late Barnard, before Susan and sometime Barber, quitrent 3s 6d fine 18d at 3d an acre; Edward Raynes, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levets  SAS/G31/104  17 Jun 1671

Contents:
Admission of Benjamin Wood and his wife Alice, on surrender by John Knapp and his wife Martha
6a In West Firle as SAS/G31/103
Thomas Medley, steward

Original conditional surrender, manor of Amies otherwise Levets  SAS/G31/105  8 Nov 1704

Contents:
Benjamin Wood to the use of Roger Holmewood of Iford, yeoman, for £52 10s
1 6a In West Firle as SAS/G31/103
2 A barn, half a close and an orchard at Wick Street in West Firle
W: Charles Harison

Original surrender, manor of Amies otherwise Levets  SAS/G31/106  11 Apr 1709

Contents:
Benjamin Wood to the use of John Best of Lewes, salesman
6a And barn as SAS/G31/105
W: Charles Harison, steward and John Plumer

Letter of direction  SAS/G31/107  16 Jan 1712

Contents:
Benjamin Wood to Henry Alce and George Read at West Firle, to attorn tenants to William Hamsher for lands held of BW in West Firle and to deliver possession WH
Endorsed: attornments of HA and GR, 19 Jan 1712

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/108  1 Dec 1720

Contents:
Enrolment of a quitclaim by John Best of Lewes, salesman, to George Beach of St Olave's Southwark, Surrey, mariner, of the barn and land at Wick Street and land at Firle as SAS/G31/105; John Michell, steward; 27 May 1720

Schedule of writings  SAS/G31/109  c1720

Contents:
(SAS/G31/102-107 and 119) belonging to the estate at West Firle given by the will of Captain George Beach to his nephew Captain George Dornford (after the decease of Mrs Mary Beach); 1663-1720

Letter of attorney  SAS/G31/110  10 Jul 1772

Contents:
Mary Dornford of St John, Horsley Down, Surrey, widow, to William Attree of Lewes, gent, to surrender copyhold lands held of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage

Letters of administration (South Malling) of the estate of Samuel Pratt of the Cliffe near Lewes, to his widow Mary Pratt  SAS/G31/111  20 Sep 1710

Contents:
Endorsed: brief inventory of wheelwright's goods

Assignment of mortgage for £23, with bond  SAS/G31/112-113  31 Mar 1721

Contents:
Richard Whiting of Jevington, yeoman, to William Kenward of West Firle, yeoman
Mortgage for £56 by Edward Whiteing of London, victualler, of a messuage or tenement with malthouse, barn and garden near Smallbridge in West Firle then occupied by Richard Peel, gent, 27 Jul 1675
W: John Michell, George Sawyer, Thomas Attree.

Assignment of mortgage for £35 10s with bond  SAS/G31/114-115  11 Aug 1737

Contents:
William Kenward of West Firle, yeoman, to Samuel Pratt of West Firle, wheelwright, and his wife Betty
Mortgage term as SAS/G31/112
W: William Michell, William Vine

Assignment of mortgage for £85 10s  SAS/G31/116  10 Feb 1739

Contents:
Samuel Pratt and Betty his wife to John Farncombe of Denton, yeoman
Mortgage term as SAS/G31/112

Assignment of mortgage for £50 with bond  SAS/G31/117-118  28 May 1770

Contents:
Thomas Pratt of Denton, yeoman, one of the nephews, and also a devisee of William Farncombe, of Denton, farmer, with William Pratt of Denton, yeoman, another of the nephews and the only acting executor of WF, to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
Messuage and premises as SAS/G31/111-116
Recites: will of John Farncombe, 22 Jul 1737, of which WF was appointed sole executor and residuary legatee

Marriage settlement (covenant to stand seised)  SAS/G31/119  30 Apr 1714

Contents:
Thomas Tourll the elder of Lewes, butcher, William Deane of Lewes, shepherd, and his son John Deane of Lewes, butcher; JD to marry TT's daughter Hannah Tourll
Two freehold messuages with the barn, buildings, gardens and several pieces of land and four bullock leazes (18a) in West Firle in the tenure of Thomas Ansell
To the use of TT for life, remainder to the use of HT, subject to an annuity of £10 for life to TT's daughter Mary Smith, widow
Recites: articles and bonds of 5 Apr 1714
W: Samuel Isted, Benjamin Cooke

Lease for 7 years at £19  SAS/G31/120  5 Feb 1732

Contents:
John Deane of Lewes, butcher, to John Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger
A messuage, barn, glover's yard, yard-houses, buildings and 20a in West Firle
W: Benjamin Ellis, John Holford

Settlement (covenant to suffer common recovery and convey) for £400  SAS/G31/121  2 Jun 1740

Contents:
John Dean of Lewes, butcher, and John Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, to Charles Rochester of Featherstone Buildings in St Andrew, Holborn, London, to make him tenant for the purpose of a recovery
1 Two messuages with workhouses, garden plots and orchards
2 The Little Field (1a); the Further Field (3a); the New Field (6½a), 5a 2r in the common laine called the Hurst, 2a 2r in the Twytowne; 1a in the Nacorne; 1a 1r in the Wish and Swarfs of land and three bullock leazes in the Burg and cowleazes and 1a at Wick Street
All occupied by JA, and sold by JD to JA
W: Thomas Tourle, Nicholas Best

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G31/122-123  3 Jun 1740

Contents:
John Deane of Lewes, butcher and his wife Hannah, Charles Rochester of Featherstone Buildings in St Andrew, Holborn, London, Richard Rideout of Lewes, gent and John Ansell of Firle, fellmonger
Property as SAS/G31/121

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G31/124  25 Jun 1740

Contents:
Richard Rideout the younger, gent, against Charles Rochester; John Deane and Hannah his wife vouchees
Two messuages, four gardens, 10a of land, 6a of meadow, 5a of pasture, 2a of wood, 2a of furze and heath and pasture for four beasts in West Firle

Office copy probate (Lewes) of the will (13 Mar 1749) of John Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger  SAS/G31/125  29 Apr 1749

Contents:
To two nephews, William Ansell and Thomas Ansell, sons of brother William Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, a messuage with yards, barn and plot of ground belonging, also land called the Further Field, 3a. They to allow Elizabeth Bull the testator's servant to have the use of the parlour, kitchen, brewhouse and kitchen chamber of his dwellinghouse and the bed and furniture in the kitchen chamber for life or until her marriage. In case of the refusal of the said nephews, the said messuage charged with the payment to the said Elizabeth Bull of £40
To nephew John Ansell son of brother Nicholas Ansell of Lewes, butcher, 2½a and 3 swarfs of land in the Wish and Nacorne in West Firle
To nephew Richard Ansell, son of brother Richard Ansell deceased, cowleazes in the Burg in West Firle occupied by George Stephens. To brother William Ansell a messuage with garden in West Firle occupied by the said William Ansell and 3½a in the Common Laine Twy Town in West Firle for life and then to nephew John Ansell, son of the said William Ansell
To nephew Richard Ansell £5. To brother Nicholas £20 and to his son John £10. To nieces Ann the wife of John Relfe of Lewes, plumber and glazier, and Anna Ansell, daughter of the said Nicholas, £10 a piece.
Also pecuniary legacies to William Ansell, brother; nieces, Mary, Elizabeth and Ann Ansell, daughters of late brother Richard, and Mary Ansell, daughter of late brother William; to John Gosling of Waldron, fellmonger, and Mathew Hunter of Lewes, grocer.
Also gifts to Stephen Agate of Ditchling, turner; Thomas Hunter of Southover, weaver; Elizabeth the widow of late brother Richard Ansell. To the said Elizabeth Bull £10 and certain household stuff
On payment of £60 due from William Gage, bt, on a note of hand, further legacies given including Hannah the wife of brother Nicholas
Residuary legatee and sole executor, nephew William Ansell, son of brother William Ansell. Trustees, John Gosling and Matthew Hunter

Mortgage in fee for £60 (lease and release) with bond  SAS/G31/126-128  16, 17 Mar 1764

Contents:
William Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, to Robert Gilbert of Lewes, glover and fellmonger
A moiety of a messuage or tenement with yards and gardens and of the Further Field (3½) in West Firle
W: James Overall, Henry Tuppen

Further charge for £40  SAS/G31/129  6 Nov 1765

Contents:
William Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, to Robert Gilbert of Lewes, glover and fellmonger
Property as SAS/G31/126-128
W: Henry Burtenshaw, his clerk William Attree

Further charge for £69, making in the whole £169  SAS/G31/130  6 Mar 1769

Contents:
William Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, to Robert Gilbert of Lewes, glover and fellmonger
Property as SAS/G31/126-128
W: Henry Burtenshaw, William Attree

Conveyance (lease and release) for £300 with bond and final concord  SAS/G31/131-135  24, 25 May 1770

Contents:
William Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, Thomas Ansell of the Cliffe near Lewes, glover and breeches maker, and his wife Elizabeth, and Robert Gilbert of Lewes, gent, to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
Messuage with yards, barn, garden and plot of ground belonging and also the Further Field (3a)
£179 6s 4¾d Paid to RG to discharge the mortgage and £120 13s 7¼d to WA and TA
W: William Hall, Thomas Farnes, William Raynes

Conveyance (lease and release) for £40 with bond  SAS/G31/136-138  12, 13 Oct 1772

Contents:
John Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, and his wife Mary to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
Two pieces of land (1a), part of 3½a in the common laine called Troytown in Middle Furlong in West Firle (½a thereof abutting S: land late Burt and Ansell and then WHG; W: WHG; E: WHG late George Dornford; N: land of John Hopkins; the other ½a abutting E: WHG late Burt; S: WHG; W: John Cheesman; N: George Stephens)
W: William Attree, W[illiam] Hall

Conveyance (lease and release) for £40  SAS/G31/139-140  3, 4 Sep 1790

Contents:
John Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger, to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
1 A piece of land (3 roods by admeasurement 2r 27p) in the furlong next the Troy Town in West Firle (N, E: to Hopkins; S: WHG; heading W: Lampool Furlong)
2 A piece of 3 roods (2r 20p) in Lampool Furlong Troy Town (E, W: WHG; S: the Hoppers Furlong; N: the Fields)
3 A piece of ½a (1r 14p) in Lampool Short Furlong, Troy Town, bounding to lands of Lord Gage on every side

Fine  SAS/G31/140B  Michaelmas term, 1790

Contents:
Lord Gage, plaintiff, and John Ansell and his wife Dorothy and Thomas Stephens and his wife Mary, deforciants, of two messuages, two gardens, two orchards, 20a of land, 20a of meadow, 20a of pasture in West Firle

Probate (Lewes) of the will (29 Sep 1697) of William Ansell of West Firle, cooper  SAS/G31/141  30 Oct 1697

Contents:
All estate, real and personal, to wife Mary Ansell in trust to divide the same between children, she being appointed sole executrix
If wife should marry again, she to pay to the overseers £40, the interest to go to her until children should come of age and then the £40 to be divided between them
Overseers, brother Thomas Ansell of West Firle, glover, and Stephen Wood of Chiltington, husbandman

Assignment of lease for £5  SAS/G31/142  28 Oct 1699

Contents:
Richard Hudson of Beddingham, yeoman, and his wife Joan, late the widow of William Yokehurst of West Firle, husbandman, with their only son Joseph Yokehurst of the Cliffe near Lewes, baker, to Thomas Tourll of Lewes, butcher
A piece of arable land (1a) in the tenant laine called Twytoune in West Firle (W: land late Humphrey Sicklemore; E: land of TT; N: Richard Payne, esq; S: road from West Firle to Selmeston) leased, with other land, for 999 years at a peppercorn by Ann Line and Elizabeth Woodyer, the daughters and co-heirs of Robert Woodyer of Westham, yeoman deceased, to WY, 5 Aug 1679
W: Samuell Isted, Samuell Hawkins

Settlement (assignment of lease)  SAS/G31/143  24 Jun 1723

Contents:
Sarah Tourll of Lewes, widow and executrix of Thomas Tourll of Lewes, yeoman deceased, to John Dean of Lewes, butcher, and his wife Hannah, one of TT's daughters
Leasehold property as SAS/G31/142

Settlement (assignment of lease)  SAS/G31/144  16 Jun 1741

Contents:
John Dean and his wife Hannah to John Ansell of West Firle, fellmonger
Leasehold property as SAS/G31/142
Recites: intention of HD's father Thomas Tourle, deceased, to settle the above estate but mistake owing to leasehold title
W: Thomas Tourle, Richard Rideout, Jonathan Cripps, Thomas Foord

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/145  11 Feb 1699

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Freind and his wife Mary
3 Roods of pasture in a piece of land called the Lake in West Firle, late Ellis' and before Dobson's, quitrent 6d
To the use of Richard Stevens the elder of West Firle, yeoman, for life, remainder to the use of his son and heir Walter Stevens and his heirs in tail; admission of RS and WS Thomas Medley, steward

Abstract of title to a piece of land called the Lake in West Firle late Stephens  SAS/G31/146  nd [c1790]

Contents:
Surrender by Richard Whiting to the use of Thomas Freind and his wife Mary, 15 Oct 1689, and SAS/G31/145; Walter Stephens left a son Thomas who was never admitted and died leaving several children

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G31/147-148  30, 31 Mar 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], to Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman
1 ½a Of land in the common field called Troy Town in West Firle (E: Richard Mockett; N: an enclosed field called the Hoppers; W, S: land of George Stephens)
2 ½a Held of the manor of Preston Poynings late Burgess's in the common field called Troy Town (E, S: land late Burt; N: Mrs Ann Picknall; W: John Pierce)
1 above from WHG to TS, 2 above from TS to WHG
W: James Michell, Edward Luxford

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G31/149  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, on surrender by Thomas Stephens to ½a in Troy Town as SAS/G147-148, quitrent 6d by apportionment

Attested copy of will of Thomas Stephens of Preston in West Firle, yeoman  SAS/G31/150  9 Mar 1776

Contents:
To wife Mary an annuity of £20 for life charged upon his estate. Also a messuage, orchard and garden in West Firle late Ince's and household furniture to the value of £30. To daughter Mary Stephens £500 at 21.
Residue to Alexander Carr and James Cooper both of Bishopstone, yeomen, in trust out of the issues to bring up daughter Mary and six sons, George, Thomas, John, Samuel, William and Walter until Walter should attain 21, and to advance money for putting them out as clerks of apprentices. On Walter attaining 21 the trustees to sell estate and divide between sons

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G31/151  5 Jan 1779

Contents:
Admission of Alexander Carr and James Cooper in accordance with the will of Thomas Stephens
1 24a Of land called New Elm in West Firle, quitrent 25s and two hens or 4d
2 Tenement and 12a called Levetts, quitrent 10s 1d and one hen or 2d
3 3a 3r In West Firle,quitrent 8s 6d
Late the estate of Richard Mockett
4 Three customary tenements and 9½a of land in West Firle, quitrent 10s 10d (except such part as was sometime surrender to the use of Lord Gage)
5 4a In West Firle called Hooks, quitrent 3s 8d
Late the estate of Ann Burgess, spinster
6 A messuage, barn, garden, orchard and 1a called Couch Acre late Heaver and formerly Thomas Barnden
7 2a Of arable in the common laines called Darnwell (E, N: the demesne lands of the manor; W: land formerly John Simmonds; S: John Pierce), formerly the lands of Thomas Peckham
8 A barn and eight pieces of arable and meadow (11a) with common of pasture for 20 sheep
9 4a Of arable and meadow called Tolleys and common of pasture for 20 sheep
All in Firle, the last five tenements late the estate of Joseph Marten

Abstract of title to several estates in West Firle late of Thomas Stephens of Preston  SAS/G31/152  nd 1787

Contents:
1 New Elm and Levetts (Pearce-Mockett-Stephens), 1668-1767
2 Tenement and 13a called The Hooks (Simonds-Haselden-Hilton-Burgess-Stephens), 1705-1768
3 Messuage and land late Martin (Barnden-Heaver-Stephens-Martin-Stephens), 1722-1775
4 The whole estate (Stephens - Carr and Cooper), 1778-1779

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G31/153  25 Jul 1789

Contents:
Surrender by Alexander Carr, gent, the surviving devisee in trust under the will of Thomas Stephens deceased, to the use of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
Tenements in SAS/G31/151
Subject to the estate for life of Mary late the widow of TS, and then the wife of Joseph Akehurst, in a messuage and premises late Burgess's and an annuity to her admission of Lord Gage by his attorney John Hoper the younger, and surrender to the use of his will

Conveyance (lease and release) for £1935  SAS/G31/154-156  24 Jul 1787

Contents:
Alexander Carr of Bishopstone, gent, George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, Thomas Stephens of Laughton, yeoman, John Stephens of Framfield, yeoman, Samuel Stephens of Bishopstone, yeoman, William Stephens of Bishopstone, yeoman, and Walter Stephens of Bishopstone, yeoman (the six sons of Thomas Stephens of Preston in West Firle, yeoman, deceased) to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
1 A freehold piece of land (½a) in the common field called Troy Town in West Firle conveyed by Lord Gage to Thomas Stephens by deeds of 30 and 31 Mar 1772 (SAS/G31/147-148)
2 Copyholds of the manor of Preston Poynings as SAS/G31/151-152
3 3r, Copyhold of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts, as SAS/G31/145-146
WS as customary heir sells 3 above for £20 and AC as executor 1 and 2 above for £1915; bond in £1000 against legacy of £500 given by will of TS to his daughter Mary, a minor

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/157  25 Jul 1787

Contents:
Presentment of death of Walter Stephens
3 Roods of land formerly pasture and then arable in a piece of land called The Lake formerly Dobsons and late Ellis, quitrent 6d
Admission of his grandson Walter Stephens, youngest son of his son Thomas Stephens of Preston deceased; recovery and surrender to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, who was admitted and surrendered to the use of his will

Attested copy release of actions  SAS/G31/158  25 Jul 1787

Contents:
George, Thomas, John, Samuel, William and Walter Stephens to Alexander Carr, executor of the will of their father Thomas Stephens

Attested copy of release  SAS/G31/159  24 Dec 1790

Contents:
John Fuller of West Firle and his wife Mary to Alexander Carr on payment of legacy of £500 given by her father Thomas Stephens

Copy marriage settlement  SAS/G31/160  30 Oct 1740

Contents:
Thomas Chowne of Alfriston, Christopher Tilson and John Wase both of St Margarets, Westminster, esqs, (two of the executors of George Tilson, esq deceased) and Mary Tilson, spinster, one of the four daughters and legatees of George Tilson, and John Tilson of Bennett's College, Cambridge, brother of Mary Tilson, and William Hamilton of Lincolns Inn; TC to marry Mary Tilson
1 The manor of Amies otherwise Levetts, late of James Graves of West Firle, gent, purchased by TC's father Thomas Chowne, 2 and 3 Mar 1703
2 Capital messuage called Frog Firle or Tollers where TC dwelt
3 The manor or reputed manor or farm called Lunsford in Etchingham and Salehurst

Mortgage (covenant to suffer common recovery) for £900  SAS/G31/161  4 Jul 1770

Contents:
Thomas Chowne the elder of Alfriston, esq, his eldest son and heir Thomas Chowne, esq, by his wife Mary Chowne (formerly Mary Tilson, spinster), William Hamilton of Lincoln's Inn, John Tilson of Watlington Park, Oxfordshire and Alexander Hamilton of Lincoln's Inn, esq
1 The manor of Preston Poynings and a farm occupied by Walter Stephens at £100
2 Farm occupied by George Stephens at £30
To pay the debts of TC the younger
Endorsed: assignment by WH, with Maria Tilson, widow and Stephen Lushington, kt (surviving executors of John Tilson), Mary Chowne of Alfriston, spinster, daughter and only surviving child of Thomas Chowne the elder by his wife Mary Tilson in trust for Lord Gage; 28 Oct 1796

Counterpart lease for 14 years at £700  SAS/G31/162  21 Sep 1776

Contents:
Thomas Chowne of St Ann, Soho, esq to John Ellman of Beeding otherwise Seale and John Ellman the younger of Glynde, yeoman
Two messuages, a pigeonhouse and 680a 17p in West Firle and tithes of corn, grain and hay (except the tithe of hay from such lands as pay wist-money in lieu)

Conveyance (bargain and sale enrolled) for £18,000  SAS/G31/163  6 Jan 1789

Contents:
Mary Chowne of George Street, Hanover Square, spinster, to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
The manors of Amies and Levitts and Preston Poynings, two messuages with cottages and 620a

Conveyance (lease and release) as SAS/G31/163  SAS/G31/164-165  5, 6 Jan 1789

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G31/166-167  5, 6 Jan 1789

Contents:
Mary Chowne to William Hall[Gage], Viscount Gage
The parsonage of Firle otherwise West Firle, with the manor of West Firle as demised to the said Mary Chowne for lives by the Dean and Chapter of Chichester, 2 May 1788

Fine  SAS/G31/168A, B  Hilary term 1789

Contents:
William [Hall Gage], Lord Gage, plaintiff, and Mary Chowne, deforciant, of the manors of Amies otherwise Levetts and Preston Poynings, two messuages, one cottage, five chambers, five barns, three stables, 270a of land, 50a of meadow, 400a of pasture, 10a of furze and heath, 10a of land covered with water, 5a of wood and pasture for 32 cows and 50 sheep in West Firle

Fine  SAS/G31/169A, B  Hilary term 1789

Contents:
William [Hall Gage], Lord Gage and Mary Chowne of the manor of West Firle, one dovehouse, one chamber, two wainhouses, one barn, 40a of land, 20a of meadow, 30a of pasture and pasture for 30 sheep in West Firle and the tithes of corn, grain and hay of the parish of West Firle

Bond in £18,000  SAS/G31/170  6 Jan 1789

Contents:
Mary Chowne to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage for quiet enjoyment and performance of covenants

Deed of covenant  SAS/G31/171  7 Jan 1789

Contents:
By Mary Chowne to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage for the production of the original of SAS/G31/140

Mortgage  SAS/G31/172-173  7 Jan 1789

Contents:
By William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage to Mary Chowne for £8000, with counterpart and bond
Endorsed: reconveyance by MC's trustees, 1 Jan 1800

Contract for sale for £750  SAS/G31/174  13 Apr 1745

Contents:
John Alchorne of Chilleys in Buxted, gent, to Thomas Chowne of Alfriston, esq
All JA's lands (50a) at Heighton in West Firle, occupied by JA and Walter Stephens, formerly the estate of Alexander Alchorne and Richard Alchorne and late of Alexander Alchorne and James Alchorne, of whom JA purchased in 1718

Particular of Mr Alchorne's estate at Firle  SAS/G31/175  nd [c1750]

Copy of Chowne entries in Alfriston Parish Register  SAS/G31/176  20 Apr 1808

Contents:
1743-1747; made by John Hoper

Copy of certificate of extract from the journal of the East India Co ship Horsenden  SAS/G31/177  21 Apr 1808

Contents:
As to the death of Mr James Chowne, 5th mate, on 25 Aug 1765; J Holland, East India House

Two copies of a letter from Edward Lilley, Southampton, to [Charles] Gilbert  SAS/G31/178  5 Dec 1788

Contents:
Concerning the astonishing, 'I could almost say unnatural' failure of EL's old friend Thomas Chowne to make enquiries of the death of his son Thomas Chowne, by accident, when on the ship

Two copies of a letter from General John Cailland, Aston House, to Miss [Mary] Chowne  SAS/G31/179  5 Dec 1788

Contents:
The witnesses to the death of [Thomas] Chowne (named) are not competent to swear to it

Letter from Mary Chowne, George Street, to John Hoper  SAS/G31/180  4 Dec 1788

Contents:
Concerning the death of her brother Thomas Chowne in India, her other brothers and great-uncle Christopher Tilson, secretary to the treasury; wishes Lord Gage to know all the circumstances; with copy

Two copies of a letter from William Hamilton, 25 Lincoln's Inn Fields, to [Charles] Gilbert  SAS/G31/181  15 Dec 1788

Contents:
Mary Chowne would rather sell without delay or retain the estate, and does not wish to 'have her brother's situation and conduct the subject of farther conversation and remark'

Papers concerning death and estate of Thomas Chowne  SAS/G31/182  [n.d.]


Related information: For a detailed deposition concerning the death of Thomas Chowne, 1808, see AMS 6454/48/8. See also SAS/G31/177-181

Account between David Scott and Thomas Chowne and his estate  SAS/G31/182/(1)  31 Jul 1785

Contents:
Dec 1776-Jul 1785; signed James Tate, Alexander Anderson (attorneys to David Scott), Bombay

Letter from Ferguson Fairlie & Co, Calcutta, to Edward Ravenscroft, esq  SAS/G31/182/(2)  5 Aug 1789

Contents:
His accounts; Lieut Van Kerin still unable to settle his debt; the death of Mr Thomas chowne at Bombay about May 1777 and the administration of his estate by Mr [David] Scott

Copy of the portion of (2) relating to the death of Thomas Chowne  SAS/G31/182/(3)  5 Aug 1789

Note to Alexander Adamson from George Dick  SAS/G31/182/(4)  24 Dec 1789

Contents:
Recalls that a sick gentleman accompanied Dr Adamson to the hot wells with Mr McFee and Captain John MacIntyre and died there, but that he cannot swear to his name; Bombay

Letter from Alexander Anderson, Bombay, to Edward Ravenscroft at Messrs Gold & Co's bank, forwarded to 26 Harley Street, London  SAS/G31/182/(5)  27 Dec 1789

Contents:
Encloses (1 and 4)

Copy letters of administration of the estate of Thomas Chown granted by the mayor's court of Bombay to Captain David Scott, 31 Mar 1777, certified by W Ramsay, administrative secretary, East India House  SAS/G31/182/(6)  16 Jun 1792

Letter from Edward Ravenscroft, 26 Harley Street, to [William Hall Gage, Lord Gage]  SAS/G31/182/(7)  12 Jul 1792

Contents:
Encloses (6)

Letter from Mr Richardson, Warminghurst Park to [William Hall Gage, Lord Gage]  SAS/G31/182/(8)  16 Jul 1793

Contents:
With transcript of letter from Mr Cockran, a senior merchant at Bombay, resident of Seurat and Persian translator, with an account of the death of Thomas Chowne at the hot wellsat dasgow near Fort Victoria; 'Dasgow id in the Marattah Territories and none go there but invalids to try the effects of the hot waters'; 19 Dec 1792

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G31/183-184  12, 13 Oct 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage to Thomas Cheesman of Lewes, heelmaker
1 ½a (part of 1a) in Twy Town in Shornwell Furlong otherwise Hoppers Furlong in West Firle (E: Mrs Ann Picknall; S: WHG late Burt; W: the remainder of the acre; heading N: to Green Furlong)
2 ½a in Twy Town in Middle Furlong (E: WHG, late John Ansell; S: WHG; W: WHG, late Ann Picknall; heading N to Shornwell otherwise Hoppers Furlong)
1 above WHG to TC, 2 above TC to WHG

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G31/185-186  26, 27 Sep 1774

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage to Thomas Cheesman of Lewes, heelmaker
1 ½a of ploughland in the Hoppers Furlong in the common field called Twy Town occupied by Joseph Martin (N: an inclosed field called Hoppers; E: Samuel Durrant, esq late Swain; S: WHG late Mooney)
2 Piece of ploughland (1½a) in Shufflers Furlong occupied by Thomas Stevens (N: WHG; E: Ann Picknall; S: the Turnpike Road from Glynde to Firle Street; W: George Stephens)
3 3 Roods in Friars Land (N: Thomas Chowne; E: Richard Mockett; S: WHG; W: WHG and Thomas Chowne); another 3 roods in Friars Land adjoining to the last piece in the middle (N, S, W: Thomas Chowne; E: Thomas Chowne and Thomas Cheesman), copyhold of the manor of Heighton St Clere
1 and 2 above WHG to TC, 3 above TC to WHG

Conveyance (lease and release) and fine for £400  SAS/G31/187-189  6; 7 Oct 1780

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage to Thomas Cheesman of Lewes, gent
1 3r 12p of meadow or pasture called Calves or Caves Croft; 2a 1r 15p of meadow or pasture called Rivetts; ½a in the Nacorne (W: Mary Mercer; E: Thomas Stephens); 2 roods in the Broadwish Long Furlong (N: Mockett; S: WHG)
2 1½r in Broadwish Long Furlong (N, S: WHG); 2r in the nitch of the Wish (N, S: Thomas Chowne); 2 roods in the Common Hungerlands (W: WHG; E: Hopkins); 4a in the West Furlong of the Petlands (N: Thomas Stephens; S: Mockett); 2r in East Furlong of Petlands (N: WHG; S: Thomas Chowne); 1r of meadow in Lampool Furlong Troy Town (W: Thomas Stephens; E: WHG); 1a arable in Shufflers Furlong Troy Town (E, W: WHG;) ½a in the furlong under Totnore (N: Thomas Munger; S: Mocket)
All in West Firle, occupied by William Young, late the estate of TC's father John Cheesman, who purchased of James Lane and his wife Ann
3 1 in SAS/G31/183 conveyed by WHG to TC in exchange, 12 and 13 Oct 1772
4 1 and 2 in SAS/G185-186 conveyed by Lord Gage, 26 and 27 Sep 1774
5 The remainder of half a wist of customary land (6a) called Abbotts at Wick Street late John Cheesman and before Lane, copyhold of the manor of Heighton St Clere, besides such part surrendered to WHG 15 Nov 1774 (for which see SAS/G32/50-51), which comprised: 1 rood in the Common Hungerlands (W: Hopkins; E:WHG); 1a in the Common Morelands (E: Thomas Chowne; W: [blank] Mockett); 1a being a headland acre in Shufflers Furlong in Troy Town (W: Short furlong; E: WHG); ½ rood in the Upper Westfield (W: WHG, E: the fence); 2 roods in the Broadwish Short Furlong (N: Hopkins; S: Stephens); 3r in the same (N: WHG; S: Thomas Chowne)
5 A toft called Forgers and 7a of land belonging late John Cheesman and before Lane, copyhold of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts, quitrent 2s 3d, which consisted of a croft called the Lowerlands Croft (1a 7p) and 5½a in the Cowleaze and Burgh

Conveyance ([lease and] release) for £120  SAS/G31/190  23; 24 Apr 1730

Contents:
John Grinyer of Rotherhithe, Surrey, yeoman, Bartholomew Burges the elder of Deptford, shipwright, and his wife Sarah to Samuel Burges of Deptford, shipwright, in trust
1 A croft of 2a (E, S: Thomas Browne, gent, formerly Lord Montague; N: Nicholas Yokehurst; W: the tenant way from Smalewish to Preston)
2 1½a In Shovelers Furlong (S: road from West Firle to Lewes; E: late Edward Ockenden; W: William Gage, bt)
3 1½a (S: Shovelers Furlong; N: late John Thomas)
4 2 Parcels each of 3r, one in the Sperks (S, N: land of John Gurr), the other S: late Michael Ockenden; N: William Gage, bt)
5 1a In the Naker Furlong (S, N: Richard Payne, esq)
6 1½a In Brook Dole Furlong (E: late Ockenden)
7 2 Other pieces in the Broadwish (1½a each; one E: late Ockenden; the other to Richard Payne)
8 1½a In Upwish (S: William Gage, bt; N: Yokehurst)
9 1 Rood in Upwish (N: Payne; S: Yokehurst)
10 Two half-acres a in the Kipberge with common of pasture for three bullocks in the Cowleaze
11 1½a In the Hungerland (E, S: road from Stanford Bridge to Lewes; N: Richard Payne; W: William Gage, bt)
12 3 Roods in Coshams Field called the Lake (S: Ballard)
13 5 Poles called the Swathes (N: Kipberge)
14 1 Rood in Short Hedge Furlong (E: Payne; W: Gurr)
15 1 Rood in Lampole (E: late Scale; W: Richard Payne)
All in West Firle occupied by Elizabeth Cramp, purchased by JG from Edward Barnden and his wife Susan
Attached: extract from fine

Conveyance (lease and release) for £200  SAS/G31/191-192  11, 12 Mar 1772

Contents:
Richard Mooney the elder and Richard Mooney the younger, both of Deptford, bakers, to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
Land described in SAS/G190

Assignment of long lease for £6 6s  SAS/G31/193  21 Aug 1770

Contents:
Henry Duly of West Firle, thatcher, to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
Lease for 350 years to HD by William Farncombe of Denton, yeoman, and his tenant Samuel Pratt of West Firle, wheelwright, of 6 rods of ground, on part of which HD had erected a dwellinghouse, being part of an orchard of WF belonging to his messuage near Smallbridge in West Firle late Whiting, then occupied by SP, dated 14 Feb 1767
In exchange for property granted by WHG to HD by SAS/G30/162 covenant by WHG to demolish the house and rebuild it on the land granted by SAS/G30/162 in as like a manner to the old house as the materials will admit; with the addition of an outlet or little stable ten feet square

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G31/194-195  11, 12 Mar 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage to Ann Picknall of West Firle, widow, and George Picknall of Tarring Nevill, yeoman
1 1a In the common field of West Firle called Petland (E: John Pierce; S: AP; W: Petland Furlong; N: Turnpike from Glynde Bridge to Longbridge)
2 1½a In the same furlong (E: garden of John Pierce; S: Sarah Stanford; heading W: Petland Furlong; N: AP)
3 1a In the common field of West Firle called Troy Town (E, W and N: WHG; S: AP's dwellinghouse)
4 11 Rods, part of ½a in Troy Town (E: WHG: W: Thomas Stephens, son of George Stephens; N: the remainder of the ½a; S: Shorewell Furlong)
1 and 2 Above to AP, 3 and 4 above (copyhold of the manor of Heighton St Clere) to WHG
Endorsed: the land granted as freehold is copyhold; 24 May 1786

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G31/196-197  12, 13 Oct 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage to Ann Picknall and George Picknall
1 3 Roods in Twy Town in Lampool Furlong in West Firle (E: John Hopkins; S: Thomas Stephens, son of Walter Stephens; W: a field called The Hooks; N: George Stephens)
2 2 Roods in Twy Town in the Middle Furlong (E: John Cheesman; S and W: WHG; heading N: to Shornwell otherwise Hoppers Furlong), copyhold of the manor of West Firle
1 Above To AP and GP, 2 above to WHG

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G31/198  24 Jan 1786

Contents:
Admission of George Picknall, only son of George Picknall deceased
Messuage, barn, garden, close and one wist of customary land called Saunders (18a) in West Firle, formerly Sawyers, quitrent 8s 3d by apportionment
Except such parts as were surrendered by Ann Picknall, widow deceased, and GP to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, [5 Feb 1773: SAS/G31/40]; conditional surrender by GP to the use of Nicholas Farmer of Lewes, gent, for £100

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/199  24 Jan 1786

Contents:
Admission of George Picknall on the death of his father George Picknall
1 Two pieces called Great Sharp Rides (9a) in West Firle near lands late William Gage, bt and then of William Hall [Gage] Lord Gage called the Great Wish, quitrent 6s 8d
2 2½a In Totnore and ½a in Warkwish near Moorland Bridge, quitrent 2s
3 2½a In the West Gate, 1a in Nacorn, 3r in the Moorlands, a small piece in Salt Acre
Near Moor Stile and one Cowleaze (1½a), quitrent 3s 4d, late Montague, since Tasker

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G31/200-201  23, 24 May 1786

Contents:
George Picknall of Tarring Nevill, yeoman, to Major Henry Gage, nephew of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
1 3 Roods in Lambpool Furlong in the common field called Twy Town otherwise Troy Town in West Firle (E: land late John Hopkins; S: late Thomas Stephens; W: a field called The Hooks; N: late George Stephens)
2 ½a Of arable being the eastern ½a of two half-acres called the Broad Half-acres in Hoppers Furlong in Troy Town (W: a copyhold ½a of GP, intended to be surrendered; E: Thomas Stephens; N, S: WHG), formerly the estate of [blank] Gates

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G31/202  24 May 1786

Contents:
Admission of Major Henry Gage on surrender by George Picknall
Messuage, barn, garden, close and one wist as SAS/G31/198

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/203  24 May 1786

Contents:
Admission of Major Henry Gage on surrender by George Picknall
Land as SAS/G31/199

Bond by George Picknall on absolute surrender of copyholds  SAS/G31/204  24 May 1786

Copy of court roll, manor of Amies otherwise Levetts  SAS/G31/205  24 May 1786

Contents:
Admission of John Mockett (only son and heir of Richard Mockett late of West Firle, gent, deceased) who was surviving devisee under the will of James Burt of 8 Jul 1754
1 5a Arable in several parcels in Petland in West Firle, late Holmwood, before Paine, of which the said James Burt died seised
Surrender by JM to the use of Henry Gage of 2a, part of the 5a; admission of Henry Gage

WEST FIRLE; ABSTRACTS OF TITLE  [no ref. or date]

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G32/1  10 Jun 1671

Contents:
Agnes Ball otherwise Arnold of West Firle, widow, her eldest son Humphrey Rowe of West Firle, yeoman, her second son Thomas Rowe of Brighton, innholder, and youngest son James Rowe of West Firle, yeoman
1 Messuage, two barns and lands called Colbronds, Milfeilds, Chalcroft, the Jewis, Westlenden and Gusselars (120a) in Hellingly, occupied by John Lulham
2 Messuage called Stophams with barn, garden and lands belonging in West Firle, with lands called Sheery Reed and Hunger Land and Goslings, and 2½a of land and 1a called Broadney and ½a called Staynes; all the last named lands containing 24a in West Firle, late the lands of AB's husband Thomas Ball otherwise Arnold deceased)
W: Joseph Raynes, Thomas Medley and Joseph Warden

Quitclaim  SAS/G32/2  9 Sep 1671

Contents:
William Cosham of West Firle, husbandman, son of Thomas Cosham of West Firle, yeoman deceased, to Agnes Ball otherwise Arnold of West Firle, widow, and her son James Rowe of West Firle, yeoman
1 5a Arable in several parcels in the Petlands in West Firle, three thereof lying towards the lower part of the said Petlands, one abutting to the highway there, ½a lying to Cant Lane and the other ½a to the house of John Baker
2 All AB's customary land in West Firle held of the manor of Preston Poynings
W: Sackville Graves the elder and Sackville Graves the younger

Mortgage for £80  SAS/G32/3  15 Oct 1674

Contents:
Agnes Ball otherwise Arnold of Firle, widow, to James Rowe to Richard Pecke of West Firle, yeoman
A messuage called Stophams with barn, garden and orchard and lands in West Firle and the other lands described in SAS/G32/1 in West Firle
Endorsed: receipt by RP (signs Packe) for £63 in part of the mortgage money; 30 Oct 1678; assignment by RP (signs Packe) to William Pellatt, citizen and ironmonger of London, in trust for his brother Thomas Pellatt, for £17; 6 Nov 1678

Assignment of mortgage for £140  SAS/G32/4  28 Oct 1676

Contents:
James Rowe of West Firle, yeoman, to Benjamin White of Lewes, doctor in physic
Premises in SAS/G32/3

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G32/5  9 Nov 1678

Contents:
Benjamin White and James Rowe and his wife Elizabeth to Thomas Pellatt of Lewes, esq
Premises in SAS/G32/3

Fine and counterpart  SAS/G32/6-7  Michaelmas term 1678

Contents:
Thomas Pellatt, esq, querent, and James Rowe and his wife Elizabeth, deforciants, of a messuage, barn, garden, orchard, 12a of land, 8a of meadow and 6a of pasture in West Firle

Probate (PCC) of the will (5 Jun 1680) of Thomas Pellatt of Lewes, esq  SAS/G32/8  26 Nov 1680

Contents:
Gifts of mourning rings to Aunt Mills, brother Pellatt, sisters Elizabeth Pellatt and Mary the wife of Thomas Palmer, esq
Eldest daughter Hannah for part of her portion, £600, £300 being a legacy from her grandfather William Alcock, gent; to youngest daughter Mary, £400, £100 being from her grandfather
To son William Pellatt household stuff and plate after the death of TP's wife who had the use for life
Wife Hannah, residuary legatee and executrix
Brother William Pellat, gent, and Henry Shelley, esq, and kinsman Ralph Mills, esq, overseers
All copyhold messuages held of the manor of Ifield to daughter Hannah; all freehold and copyhold messuages in West Firle to youngest daughter Mary
Manor of Sutton Hall to daughters Hannah and Mary, with all lands in Sutton occupied by Thomas Legatt
Moiety of messuages, wharfs, docks and premises in Thames Street, land called Sabs Key and Sabs Docks purchased with his brother of Thomas Payne to daughters Hannah and Mary
Should son William Pellatt die without heirs male of his body, TP's messuage, farm, lands and premises called Bignor Park devised to nephew William Pellatt son of his brother in tail male
Codcil appoints William Pellatt of Lewes, merchant, an overseer in place of Ralph Mills; 8 Jun 1680

Bargain and Sale  SAS/G32/9  6 Aug 1680

Contents:
James Rowe of West Firle, yeoman to Mary Pellatt of Lewes, singlewoman, youngest daughter of Thomas Pellatt of Lewes, esq, deceased
Messuage and 24a called Stophams as SAS/G32/1
W: Tom Pellatt, Abraham Alce, Samuel Postlethwaite

Mortgage for £30  SAS/G32/10  4 Dec 1690

Contents:
Thomas Freind of West Firle, husbandman, to Thomas Mitchell of Keymer, husbandman
1 3r Called Charrey (W: land of Nicholas Lees; E: John Ballard; N: the common sewer called The Rich; S: Thomas Oliver, gent, deceased)
2 1a In the Nacorne (W: Dabson; E: Thomas Ball; N: the common sewer; S: the Brook Doles)
3 7 Roods in the Brook Doles (N: Thomas Cossam and Humphery Syclemore; S: John Swaine and Thomas Ball; E: Susan Rowe; W: Thomas Oliver)
4 ½a In the Broadwish (N: Thomas Harrison, gent; S, W: Thomas Oliver; [E]: Susan Row)
5 3 Roods (N: Susan Row; SE: Thomas Oliver)
6 1 Rood called the Nyne Swathes (N: Thomas Ball; S: John Gage, bt; E: land called Kibburgh; W: Thomas Harison)
The whole 6a, situate in the Common Broadwish of Firle
7 3 Roods in the Upperwish (S: Thomas Harrison; N: Theophilus Sicklemore; W: Sperke Dick; E: land called the Clouts)
8 Cowleazes in the Cowleaze and the Kibburgh in West Firle
Endorsed: assignment by TM to Thomas Isted, gent, in trust for Richard Payne of Lewes, gent; 19 Sep 1693

Settlement ([lease and] release)  SAS/G32/11  [4] 5 Jan 1692

Contents:
Hannah Pellatt of Lewes, widow, and Mary Pellatt of Lewes, spinster, to William Pellatt, citizen and ironmonger of London, and Robert Payne of Newick, gent, and Richard Payne of Lewes, gent; Richard Payne to marry MP
1 Barn, lands and premises in Hamsey, late William Alcocke, gent, given by him to HP
2 Messuage called Stophams as SAS/G32/1
3 MP's moiety of the manor of Sutton Hall, and lands in Sutton
W: Joseph Payne, George Luxford, Samuel Isted

Conveyance (lease and release) for £80  SAS/G32/12-13  13, 14 Jan 1693

Contents:
Thomas Friend of West Firle, husbandman, and his wife Mary to Richard Payne the younger of Lewes, gent
Parcels of meadow in West Firle as SAS/G32/10

Parcels of lands of Richard Payne the younger in West Firle from SAS/G32/11, occupied by Thomas Stephens  SAS/G32/14  1692

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G32/15  14 Oct 1692

Contents:
Admission of Richard Paine the younger, gent, and his wife Mary
8a Called Colville, quitrent 3s 6d; 4a called the Staines, quitrent 4s 8d; and 11a called Bridges; all in West Firle
Surrendered by MP, by the name Mary Pellat, to the use of herself and her intended husband RP and their heirs in tail; Charles Goodwyn, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G32/16  8 Jun 1694

Contents:
Admission of Richard Paine and his wife Mary on surrender by Thomas Newington
11½a Of land called the Westfield Hopspoole, Hongerlands Feild and Pears Tree Croft in West Firle, late called Burgars, quitrent 8s 6d

Release  SAS/G32/17  27 Feb 1712

Contents:
John Newton of Lewes, gent, to the executors of the will of his father Edward Newton of Lewes, clerk
All EN's land in Firle, a debt of £30 owed him by JN, bequeathed to JN in EN's will of 6 Dec 1711
In satisfaction of all claims under covenants by EN in JN's marriage settlement
W: John Best, Thomas Wornham

Mortgage for £60 with counterpart  SAS/G32/18-19  9 Nov 1724

Contents:
Richard Paine of Lewes, esq, to John Ellis of the Cliffe near Lewes, mercer
Land as SAS/G32/10
W: John Plumer, Edward Russell

Abstract of title to lands in West Firle late John Holmwood, since Burt  SAS/G32/20  nd [?1771]

Contents:
Lists SAS/G32/1-13,18-19, 1671-1724

Original conditional surrender, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G32/21  1 Nov 1729

Contents:
Thomas Payne, gent to the use of Thomas Willard of Eastbourne, for £105
8a In West Firle called Colvills; 4a called Steyne; 11a called Bridgets otherwise Birgers

Rough copy of SAS/G32/21  SAS/G32/22  1736

Contents:
With a form of receipt by Charles Smith and Thomas Mortimer (administrators with the will annexed of Thomas Willard of Eastbourne, esq, deceased, who was executor of Thomas Willard in SAS/G32/21) to Thomas Payne, by the payment of John Holmwood, of the principal and interest due on the surrender

Conveyance (lease and release) for £250 with bond  SAS/G32/23-24  19 Jan 1736

Contents:
Elizabeth Payne of Lewes, widow, Robert Payne of Lewes, gent, eldest surviving brother and heir of Richard Payne, to John Holmwood of the Cliff near Lewes, apothecary
1 A messuage called Stophams, with barn, gardens and lands called Sherry Reed and Hungerlands, lands called Goslings; 2½a 1a called Broadnex; ½a called Staynes; containing together 24a in West Firle, occupied by Thomas Stephens (bounds)
W: Edward Creasy, William Michell

Not used  SAS/G32/25  [n.d.]

Copy of court roll, manor of Heighton St Clere  SAS/G32/26  11 Apr 1737

Contents:
Admission of Sarah the wife of Nicholas Stone of Lewes, gent, (late Sarah Holmwood) only sister of John Holmwood the younger, gent
A wist of land late Pellat, formerly Row and before Arnold or Ball, quitrent 6s 8d, of which JH lately died seised
William Michell, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Hosiers  SAS/G32/27  11 Apr 1737

Contents:
Admission of Sarah the wife of Nicholas Stone of Lewes, gent, (late Sarah Holmwood) only sister of John Holmwood the younger, gent
15a Of customary lands late Rowe, before Arnold, quitrent 7s, of which JH died seised

Office copy probate (PCC) of the will (6 Nov 1741) of John Holmwood of the Cliff near Lewes, surgeon  SAS/G32/28  3 Apr 1742

Contents:
Cousins, William Burt of Ringmer, James Burt of Tarring Neville, Charles Holmwood of Findon; Alice Bennett of Findon.
Messuage and garden in the Cliffe in JH's occupation and freehold messuage and farm in Waldron to son-in-law Nicholas Stone for life, remainder to his wife (JH's daughter) and their issue
Lands called Easte Bays, Bourn Noth Barns and Howells Land in Plumpton, Westmeston and Chiltington occupied by Edward Bennett to daughter Sarah, wife of Nicholas Stone
Freehold farm in West Firle lately purchased of Elizabeth Payne and Robert Payne to daughter Sarah for life, remainder to cousin James Burt
Lands in West Firle purchased of Thomas Payne, copyhold of the manors of Heighton St Clere, Hosiers and Preston Poynings which were surrendered to John Holmwood, clerk (since deceased), JH's daughter being his heir, to be surrendered to the use of Sarah for life, with reversion to James Burt
Residuary legatee and executrix, daughter Sarah

Extract from the will of John Holmwood of devise of a freehold farm in West Firle  SAS/G32/29  6 Nov 1741

Office copy probate (Lewes) of the will (8 Jul 1754) of James Burt of Firle, yeoman  SAS/G32/30  30 Sep 1754

Contents:
Freehold and copyhold lands in Firle to William Burt of Ringmer, yeoman, and Richard Mocket of Firle, gent, upon trust for sale
Wife Sarah Burt; sister Sarah Foord; sons James Burt and John Burt and William Burt and daughter Sarah

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G32/31  20 Jun 1755

Contents:
Admission of William Burt of Ringmer, yeoman, and Richard Mocket of Firle, gent, devisees in trust under the will of James Burt of 8 Jul 1754
8a Called Colvills, quitrent 4s 6d; 4a called Steynes, quitrent 4s 8d; 11a called Bridgetts otherwise Birges, quitrent 8s 6d
Late Sarah Stone, before Holmwood, of which JB died seised; Nicholas Gilbert, steward

Copy memorandum of sale for £1100  SAS/G32/32  3 May 1771

Contents:
Richard Mockett, executor, and William Burt, eldest son of James Burt of Firle, to William Hall to the use of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
All the free and copyhold estate of JB

Release  SAS/G32/33  8 Jul 1771

Contents:
James Burt of Twineham, butcher, and Edward Heasman of Twineham, yeoman, and his wife Sarah, late Sarah Burt, spinster, to Richard Mockett and William Burt, trustees under the will of James Burt deceased, in respect of legacies under his will

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G32/34  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage on surrender by Richard Mockett
Lands in copy of 20 Jun 1755 (SAS/G32/31)
Charles Gilbert, steward

Exchange ([lease and] release)  SAS/G32/35  12 Mar 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage with George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, and Thomas Stephens of Firle, yeoman
1 2½a Of freehold land in Crowmear Furlong in West Firle, late in the possession of John Holmwood and since of James Burt (ESWN: land of Thomas Chowne)
2 3a Late of John Holmwood and James Burt, in the Petland in Petland Furlong (S: land late Words, then John Cheesman; W: Thomas Chowne; N: late George Sayer and then Ann Picknal; heading E: divers lands)
3 1a Late William Gage, bt in Twy Town in a foreland there called Broad Furlong (S: land late of John Fryer and then Richard Mockett; W: the Glynde Bridge Turnpike road; N: John Fryer then Mockett; E: late Words)
And the said George and Thomas Stephens covenanted to surrender:
4 3 Roods held of the manor of West Firle, late Blundings in Shornwell Furlong (E, W: late Burt)
5 1½a Held of the manor of Preston Poynings, late Ballards, in Shornwell Furlong (W: land late Burt; E: late Blunding, then Stephens)
6 ½a Held of the manor of West Firle in Shornwell Furlong late Blunding (W: land late Ballard and then Stephen; E: late George Sawyer, then of Ann Picknall)
7 1a Held of the manor of Preston Poynings in Midland Furlong, late Ballard (W: land late Robert Pierce, then Richard Mockett; E: late Blunding and then Stephen)
8 1a Held of the manor of West Firle in Midland Furlong late Blunding (W, E: land late Ballard and then Stephen)
9 1a Held of the manor of Preston Poynings in Midland Furlong late Ballard (W: land late Blunding and then Stephen; E: late Burt)
10 ½a Held of the manor of West Firle in Midland Furlong late Friend (W: land late Burt; E: late Less and then John Pierce)
1-3 Above to GS and TS, 4-10 above to WHG

Bond in £200  SAS/G32/36  23 Apr 1772

Contents:
By Thomas Stephens on surrender of the tenements in SAS/G32/35 held of the manor of West Firle

Bond in £200  SAS/G32/37  23 Apr 1772

Contents:
By George Stephens on surrender of the tenements in SAS/G32/35 held of the manor of Preston Poynings

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G32/38  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage on surrender by George Stephens
Tenements in exchange of 12 Mar 1772 (SAS/G32/35)

Exchange ([lease and] release)  SAS/G32/39  [11] 12 Mar 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage and Ann Picknall, widow, and George Picknall of Tarring Neville
1 1a In the common field of West Firle called the Petland (E: land of John Pierce; S: AP; W: Petland Furlong; N: Turnpike from Glynde Bridge to Longbridge)
2 ½a in the same furlong (E: a garden of John Pierce; S: land of Sarah Stanford; heading W: Petland Furlong; N: AP)
3 1a in the common field called Troy Town (E, W, N: WHG; S: dwellinghouse of AP)
4 11 rods, part of ½a in Troy Toun (E: WHG; W: Thomas Stephen; N: the rest of the same [half] acre; S: Shornwell Furlong)
1 And 2 above to AP and GP, 3 and 4 above to WHG
Endorsed: 1 and 2 above conveyed as freehold by WHG was part of 5a formerly James Burt, which appear by the rolls of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts to have been copyhold; John Mockett, son of Richard Mockett had been admitted, so as to be able to give a good title; AP and GP were both dead and GP's only son George Picknall of Tarring Neville, yeoman, was heir to him and Ann; WHG had contracted to buy the 1½a from George Picknall with other lands for £500 and other lands had been surrendered by WHG's request to his nephew Henry Gage, esq; John Mockett had surrendered the 1½a to Henry Gage, which is agreed to be in lieu of the grant and release by the within deed as freehold; 24 May 1786

Bond in £100  SAS/G32/40  23 Apr 1772

Contents:
By Ann Picknall and George Picknall to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage on absolute surrender of copyholds held of the manor of West Firle

Exchange (lease and release with counterpart)  SAS/G32/41-44  11, 12 Mar 1772

Contents:
Thomas Chowne of St Ann, Soho, Westminster, esq, to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
1 4a In the common field of West Firle called Troy Toun (W: the Turnpike from Malling Street to Longbridge; S: land late Vinall and then Thomas Monger; E: WHG late Burt; N: partly to the road to Wick Street and partly to land late Sawyers and then of Mrs Picknall), late Browne
2 4a called Westfield (N: land of TC; W: Richard Mockett late Fryers; S: road from Wick Street to Port Pitt; E: George Stephens)
1 Above from TC to WHG, 2 above WHG to TC

Exchange ([lease and] release)  SAS/G32/45  [30] 31 Mar 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage and Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman
1 ½a in Troy Toun (E: Richard Mockett; N: an enclosed field called the Hoppers; W, S: George Stephens)
2 ½a in Troy Town held of the manor of Preston Poynings, late Burges (E, S: land late Burt; N: Ann Picknall; W: John Pierce)
1 above to TS, 2 above to WHG

Bond in £50  SAS/G32/46  23 Apr 1772

Contents:
Thomas Stephens to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage on absolute surrender of copyholds held of the manor of Preston Poynings

Exchange ([lease and] release)  SAS/G32/47  [12] 13 Oct 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage and Ann Picknall and George Picknall
1 3 roods of land in Troy Town in Lambpool Furlong (E: land of John Hopkins; S: Thomas Stephens son of Walter Stephens; W: a field called The Hooks; N: George Stephens)
2 2 roods in Troy Toun in Middle Furlong, copyhold of the manor of West Firle (E: land of John Cheesman; S, W: WHG; heading N: Shornwell Furlong otherwise Hoppers Furlong)
1 above to AP and GP, 2 above to WHG

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G32/48-49  12, 13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman of Lewes, heel-maker, to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
1 ½a in Twy Town in Middle Furlong (E: WHG late John Ansell; S: WHG; W: WHG late Ann Picknal; N: Shornwell otherwise Hoppers Furlong)
2 ½a, part of 1a in Twy Toun in Shornwell otherwise Hoppers Furlong (E: land of Ann Picknall; S: WHG late Burt; W: the remainder of the 1a; heading N: Green Furlong)
1 above TC to WHG, 2 above WHG to TC

Exchange (covenant to surrender copyholds)  SAS/G32/50  27 Sep 1774

Contents:
Thomas Cheesman of Lewes, heelmaker and William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
1 3 roods in the Friars Land in West Firle occupied by George Stephens (N: Thomas Chowne; E: Richard Mockett; S: WHG; W: WHG and Thomas Chowne)
2 3 roods in the Friars Land adjoining 1 above in the Middle (N, S, W: Thomas Chowne; E: Thomas Chowne and TC)
3 ½a of Plough Land in the Hoppers Furlong in the Twy Town, occupied by Joseph Martin (N: an enclosed field called Hoppers; E: Samuel Durrant, esq, late Swain; S: WHG late Mockett; W: WHG late Mooney)
4 1½a of Plough Land in the Shufflers Furlong occupied by Thomas Stevens (N: WHG; E: Ann Picknall; S: the Turnpike from Glynde to Firle Street; W: George Stephens)
1-2 above to WHG, 3-4 above to TC

Bond in £200  SAS/G32/51  15 Nov 1774

Contents:
By Thomas Cheesman to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage on absolute surrender of copyholds held of the manor of Heighton St Clere

Exchange with counterpart  SAS/G32/52-53  10 Oct 1780

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage and Thomas Chowne of George Street, Hanover Square, Middlesex, esq
1 Messuage and garden in Heighton Street in West Firle occupied by John Pettitt and 10a 3r 23p in three pieces adjoining, occupied by Thomas Stephens
2 3a 33p Called the Chap Land
3 Two pieces (7a 3p) called Gores
4 The Lowers Lands (4a 2r 5p)
5 2r 25p In the Lower Moorlands
6 1a 1r 1p In Crow Mare Furlong
7 3r 22p In the Butts
8 1r 19p In the furlong under Totnors Furlong
9 3r 16p In Totnore Furlong adjoining TC's land
10 1r 31p In the Pett Lands and the East Furlong
11 2r 31p In Cant Furlong
12 The Wists (1a 3r 22p)
13 Hanger Lands (4a 1p)
14 The Fryers Orchard (10a 2r 24p)
15 The Little Common (5a 3r 12p)
16 The Beadles Wish (2a 2r 24p)
17 3r 6p In the Mile Lands
18 1r 27p In Troy Town
19 The Hoppers (2a 2r 20p)
20 1r 24p In the Turks Eye or the Coneys
21 2r 32p In the Great Sparks
22 2r 4p In the same
23 2r 27p In the Outer Sparks
24 Two pieces (1a 1r 13p) in the Inner Sparks or Little Sparks
All in West Firle; 1-13 above to TC, 14-24 above to WHG

Conveyance (lease and release) for £65  SAS/G32/54-55  28, 29 Sep 1758

Contents:
William Burt of Ringmer, yeoman, and Richard Mockett of Firle, yeoman (devisees of James Burt of Firle, yeoman, deceased) to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
A piece of meadow (1½a) in West Firle (S, E: WHG's land called the Lawn; N: William Ansell; W: land called Troy Town)
W: William Michell, Thomas Farnes

Contract for sale for £1100  SAS/G32/56  7 May 1771

Contents:
Richard Mockett of West Firle, surviving trustee and executor of James Burt, with his eldest son, heir and residuary legatee William Burt, to William Hall of Firle Place, gent, on behalf of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
The freehold and copyhold estate late JB
W: John Edwards the younger, Thomas Weller

Conveyance (lease and release) with bond  SAS/G32/57-58  7, 8 Jul 1771

Contents:
Richard Mockett of West Firle, surviving trustee and executor of James Burt, with his eldest son, heir and residuary legatee William Burt of Firle, yeoman, to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
1 Messuage called Stophams with garden and pieces of land called Sherry Road, Goslings, 2½a, 1a called Broadnex and Staynes, together 24a
2 Charney (3 roods); 1a in Nacorn; ½a in Broadwish; 9 swathes and 3 roods in the Upperwish, as in deed of 4 Dec 1690 (SAS/G32/10)

Not used  SAS/G32/59  [n.d.]

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G32/60-61  30, 31 Mar 1772

Contents:
Richard Mockett of Firle, yeoman, to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
1 A piece of land (4a) in the common field called Troy Town (W: land of Richard Mooney; E: land late Thomas Pollard and then of George Stephens; S: Shufflers Furlong; heading N: Shornwell Furlong otherwise Hoppers Furlong)
2 5a Called The Five Acre Moorland in West Firle (N: land of Thomas Chowne called the Ten-acre Moorland; W: a road to the Ten-acre Moorland; E: road from Wick Street to Port Pitt and to the Common Moorland)
1 Above to WHG, 2 above to RM

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G32/62-63  26, 27 Sep 1774

Contents:
Richard Mockett of Firle, yeoman and his wife Mary to William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage
1 A piece of pasture (2a) called the Hurst Croft, occupied by George Stevens (N: Thomas Chowne; E, S: WHG; W: Thomas Cheesman)
2 1½a Of pasture called the Westfield, occupied by Joseph Martin (N: WHG and Thomas Chowne; E: RM; S: road from Wick Street to Port Pitt; W: George Stevens)
3 1½a Of plough land in the Common More Land, occupied by William Young (N, E, W: Thomas Chowne; S: road from Wick Street to Port Pitt)
4 3r Of plough land in the Common More Land, occupied by William Young (N, W: Thomas Chowne; E: Thomas Cheesman; S: road from Wick Street to Port Pitt)

Abstract of settlements  SAS/G32/64  nd [?1786]

Contents:
Of land in Twytown in Firle late William Fryer and 16a in Firle, made on the marriage of Richard Mockett and Mary Maskall, spinster; John Shelley and Nicholas Gilbert, gent, trustees, 1 and 2 Nov 1752

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G32/65-66  16, 17 Oct 1786

Contents:
Mary Mockett of Firle, widow, and John Mockett of Firle, yeoman, with William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage and his nephew Henry Gage, esq
1 A piece of land called the Willow Acre (3 roods and 35 perches) in the furlong next the fields in Troy Town (N: land of John Russell; S: the Willows; E: land of Hopkins; W: WHG)
2 ½a The middle of three pieces called the Long Half Acres in Lampool furlong in Troy Town
3 The Salt Acre (1a 18p), part of the Long Furlong in Troy Town
4 1a In Short Furlong in Troy Town (W: the turnpike road from Lewes to Longbridge
5 ½a In Short Furlong Troy Town (S, W: turnpike road from Lewes to Longbridge)
6 Piece of meadow or pasture called the Six and a half Acres (5a 1r 10p) in West Firle (bounds)
7 1a Arable (3r 22p) late Cheesman in the common moorlands (S: a Green Lane; N: land of Thomas Chowne called the Paddocks)
8 3 Roods (2r 21p) in the Moorlands or Morelands in West Firle (W: Thomas Chowne; E: Mary Mockett; and John Mockett; S: the green lane), which HG covenanted to surrender to the Lord of the manor of Amies otherwise Levetts
1-5 Above to WHG, 6-8 above MM and JM

Deed to lead the use of a fine of the lands released by Lord Gage by SAS/G32/66  SAS/G32/67  17 Oct 1786

Fine  SAS/G32/68  Michaelmas term 1786

Contents:
John Mockett and Mary Mockett of 12a of land 2a of meadow and 2a pasture

Assignment of mortgage in trust for purchaser  SAS/G32/69  1 Dec 1796

Contents:
Ferdinand Poole, bt (administrator with the will annexed of Francis Poole and administrator of the unadministered estate of Henry Poole, bt, Henry [Gage], Viscount Gage, John Mocket and Edward Robert Raynes, clerk
Term created by mortgage by Mary Mascall to FP and Lancelot Story (see SAS/G25/13), 4 Mar 1748
Assigned by FP, by direction of HG to ERR to attend the inheritance

Exchange ([lease and] release)  SAS/G32/70  [12]; 13 Oct 1772

Contents:
William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage and George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, and his son Thomas Stephens of Firle, yeoman
1 3a In a field called the Purchase in West Firle (E: The Spring Ditch; N, W, S: land of Thomas Chowne)
2 2a In the Petland Laine in Petland Furlong (W: road from New Elm to Glynde Turnpike; NN, S: land late Pierce and then Mocket; heading E: Cant Furlong)
3 1a In Twy Town (E, W: WHG, late Burt; N: Shornwell Furlong otherwise Hoppers Furlong; S: WHG)
4 1a In Twy Town, held of the manor of Preston Poynings, late Blunden (E: land late Blunden and then Stephens; W: WHG late Burt; S: WHG; N: Shornwell Furlong)
5 1a In Twy Town, held of the manor of Preston Poynings, late Blunden (E, W: WHG, late Burt; N: Shornwell Furlong; S: WHG)
6 ½a In Twy Town held of the manor of West Firle, late Blunden (E: WHG late Burt; S: WHG; heading N: Shornwell Furlong)
1-2 above to GS and TS, 3-6 above to WHG

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G32/71  13 Oct 1772

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage on surrender by George Stephens
1 1a Of copyhold land in Troytoun (W: Thomas Stephens, late Blunden; S: WHG, late Burt; N: Shornwell otherwise Hoppers Furlong)
2 And 1a in Troytown (E, W: late Burt and demesne; N: Shornwell otherwise Hoppers Furlong; S: demesne)
Charles Gilbert, steward

Exchange (lease and release)  SAS/G32/72-73  30, 31 Aug 1787

Contents:
Thomas Stephens of West Firle, yeoman, to William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage
1 1a (3r 8p) In the Broad Furlong or Short Furlong in the common field called Troy Town or Twy Town (N, S: WHG formerly John Fryer, afterwards Richard Mockett; W: Turnpike road from Glynde Bridge to West Firle; E: WHG's headland acre formerly Word, late Thomas Cheesman), conveyed by WHG to TS and George Stephens in exchange, 11 and 12 Mar 1772
2 4a (3a 16p) In the West Furlong of the Petlands (N: TS; S: John Mockett) lately purchased by WHG from Thomas Cheesman of Lewes, gent
3 2 Roods of arable (1r 21p) in the Hungerland Croft in West Firle (E, W: land of TS), part of WHG's Hosiers Farm
4 2a (1a 2r 23p) In Dornwell Long Furlong
5 A large number of other parcels (details)

Copy of court roll, manor of West Firle  SAS/G32/74  5 Sep 1787

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, on surrender by Thomas Stephens
2 Roods in the furlong next Troy Town; 1 rood in the same; 2 roods in Lampool Furlong in Troy Town and a large number of other tenements (details)

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G32/75  5 Sep 1787

Contents:
Admission of William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, on surrender by Thomas Stephens
1 2a In Hoppers furlong, Troy Town
2 2 Roods in Hoppers furlong; 1a 2p in Shuflers Furlong in Troy Town (W: land late Hopkins); 1 rood in Upper Westfield (E: land late Picknall; W: the Hedge); 1 rood in Lower Westfield (W: land late Carr; E: the hedge, E); all part of a tenement called Worgers and Pagens otherwise Packens, the whole of which called New Elm Farm (late George Stephens) paid 16s quitrent
3 1a 2r In Hoppers Furlong (E: late Blunden; W: late Cheesman) part of a tenement surrendered by Mercer Durrant

Abstracts of Title  [no ref. or date]

Abstract of title of [Henry Gage, Lord Gage]  SAS/G32/76  nd wmk 1802

Contents:
To free and copyhold lands purchased by William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, of the devisees and trustees of James Burt in 1771, 1692-1801

Abstract of title of [Henry Gage, Lord Gage]  SAS/G32/77  c1794

Contents:
To the manors of Amies otherwise Levetts and Preston Poynings, with Firle Parsonage and the manor of West Firle, purchased from Mary Chowne in 1789; recites fire at house of Thomas Chowne [Burnt House] in Alfriston in 1765; 1740-1791, with opinion of Francis Hargrave, New Boswell Court, 24 Mar 1794

Abstract as SAS/G32/77 before purchase  SAS/G32/78  c1788

Contents:
With opinion of Lancelot Shadwell, Lincoln's Inn, 26 Dec 1788

Further abstract as SAS/G32/77  SAS/G32/79  c1796

Contents:
1789-1791, With opinion of Lancelot Shadwell, Lincoln's Inn, 12 Mar 1796

Drafts of SAS/G32/79  SAS/G32/80  1796

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/81  c1813

Contents:
To Crowlink Farm in Friston, 1691-1813, agreed by him to be sold to the trustees of the settlement on the marriage of [William Hall Gage, Viscount Gage with Miss Skinner; with opinion of Charles Butler, Lincoln's Inn, 19 Oct 1813

Abstract  SAS/G32/82  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
Of various conveyances and surrenders in exchange made by William Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, 1772-1787

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/83  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To copyholds purchased of Richard Mocket in 1770, 1707-1770

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/84  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To estates purchased of Thomas Cheesman in 1786, 1711-1791

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/85  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To lands purchased of Richard Mooney in 1772, 1730-1791

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/86  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To land late Ansell purchased form William, Thomas and John Ansell between 1770 and 1790, 1714-1791

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/87  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To freehold and copyhold estates purchased of Ann picknall, George Picknall and his son George Picknall in 1786, 1735-1791

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/88  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To lands purchased of Richard Tamplin and his wife Ann and William Winton in 1790, 1711-1791

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/89  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To lands purchased of William Hopkins in 1780, 1715-1791

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/90  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To free and copyhold estates purchased of Alexander Carr, surviving trustee of the will of Thomas Stephens, and of copyholds purchased of Walter Stephens in 1787, 1726-1791

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/91  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To freehold and copyhold estate formerly Dornford's purchased of Mary Dornford and Thomas Guerin and his wife Elizabeth in 1772, 1720-1791

Abstract of title of Thomas Mockett  SAS/G32/92  nd [c 1780]

Contents:
To land in West Firle, copyhold of the manor of Heighton St Clere, 1718-1768

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/93  nd wmk 1794

Contents:
To an estate in West Firle purchased of Robert Stone in 1779, 1724-1791

Short abstract of the settlement on the marriage of Henry Gage with Susannah, daughter of William Skinner  SAS/G32/94  12 Nov 1791

Contents:
In regard to the manor of Ranscombe, 9 and 10 Jan 1789

Abstract of the title of Diones Geere, clerk  SAS/G32/95  nd [c1800]

Contents:
To two copyhold tenements held of the manor of Heighton St Clere, 1693-1792

Brief summaries of title extracted from SAS/G32/82-93  SAS/G32/96  nd wmk 1795

Draft abstract of title of Lord and Lady Gage and their trustees  SAS/G32/97  Dec 1807

Contents:
To Breadney Farm in Little Horsted, 1682-1802

Abstract of title of Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage  SAS/G32/98  17 Dec 1803

Contents:
To the site of the old vicarage house in Firle, 1799

Abstract of conveyance  SAS/G32/99  17 Dec 1803

Contents:
By Henry Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage to the bishop, dean and chapter of Chichester of the site of the new vicarage house in Firle, 1799

BERWICK, SELMESTON, WEST FIRLE  [no ref. or date]

Conveyance (feoffment) for £28  SAS/G33/1  28 Apr 1663

Contents:
Thomas Lashmer of Alfriston, bricklayer, to William Teelinge otherwise Allen of Berwick, husbandman
A small tenement or cottage with ½a of ground in Berwick (S: an acre of TL's copyhold; W: road from Berwick Common to Winton; E: demesne lands of the manor of Berwick called Appleton); late the lands of John Harwood and occupied by Thomas Slutter and Robert Kelsey
W to deed and livery of seisin: John Brooke, William Dobson, John West

Conveyance for £39  SAS/G33/2  5 Dec 1743

Contents:
Nicholas Allen of Eastbourne, farmer, only surviving son and heir of William Allen of Eastbourne, farmer deceased, to Arthur Brook of West Hoathly, gent, nephew and heir of George Elphick of Alfriston, gent deceased, for better assurance
A messuage (theretofore a small tenement or cottage) with ½a of land in Berwick (bounded as SAS/G33/1) occupied by AB's father William Brook, sold by WA (with ½a of copyhold land) 3 Feb 1722
Appointment of John Thayer of Eastbourne, gent, as attorney to give seisin
W to livery of seisin: William Hawes, Edmund Parsons

Conveyance for £50  SAS/G33/3  1 Oct 1760

Contents:
Arthur Brook of Bexhill, gent, to Richard Pace of Berwick, wheelwright
Messuage (theretofore a small tenement or cottage) and ½a in Berwick as SAS/G33/1-2

Bond in £100  SAS/G33/4  1 Oct 1760

Contents:
By Arthur Brook of Bexhill, gent, to Richard Pace of Berwick, wheelwright for performance of convenants in SAS/G33/3 and against the dower of his wife Sarah

Conveyance (lease and release) for £80  SAS/G33/5-6  1, 2 Jul 1783

Contents:
Richard Pace of Arlington, wheelwright, to William Gouldsmith of Berwick, yeoman messuage and ½a in Berwick as SAS/G33/10-4

Bond  SAS/G33/7  2 Jul 1783

Contents:
By Richard Pace to William Gouldsmith against the dower of his wife Mary

Copy of will of William Gouldsmith of Berwick, gent  SAS/G33/8  13 Jan 1795

Contents:
Devise of a barn and 10a of land in Waldron to eldest son, William Gouldsmith, charged with an annuity of £3 to his wife Mary
Messuage and la of land in Berwick to youngest son Thomas Gouldsmith charged with a similar annuity of £3
Grandson William, eldest son of son Thomas
Executor: William Richardson of Lewes, yeoman
Attached: affidavit by WG's son William Gouldsmith of Herstmonceux, thatcher, proving the death of TG's third wife Mary, an annuitant under his will, in May or Jun 1803, and her burial at Waldron at the east end of the church near her first husband Thomas Highwood, the burial not appearing in the parish register; 22 Nov 1819

Copy probate [Lewes] of the will (6 May 1798) of Thomas Gouldsmith of Berwick, yeoman  SAS/G33/9  1 Dec 1798

Contents:
Executors and trustees, wife Mary Gouldsmith, Thomas Gouldsmith of Arlington, miller, and William Tucknott of Arlington, yeoman, to whom were given all TG's freehold messuages and lands and personal estate in trust for division amongst his children
Attached: affidavit by William Norman, parish clerk of Rodmell, proving the death of William Tucknott in or about 1800 and 1801, the parish register being incorrectly kept and many burials omitted; 16 Nov 1819

Mortgage for £500  SAS/G33/10  26 Apr 1672

Contents:
Edward Badgent, citizen and grocer of London, to Robert Offley of the Middle Temple, London, esq
1 Leasehold messuage in Friday Street in St Margaret Moses in London (details), newly built at the cost of Thomas [Belasyse], Viscount Fauconberg, and let by him and John [Belasyse], Lord Bellasise to EB for 31 years, 23 Dec 1699, with the ground behind it (details), let for 41 years, 29 Dec 1669
2 A tenement, garden and 3 roods of land at Milton Street in Arlington and 5a of meadow called North Lands and Averies otherwise Panes Land in Milton Street in Arlington, late the lands of John Curle and before of Thomas Stone
3 A messuage, barn, garden and 36a called Silvericks, Cranes and Gilberts in Selmeston

Receipt  SAS/G33/11  26 Apr 1672

Contents:
By Edward Badgent to Robert Offley for £500

Assignment  SAS/G33/12  27 Oct 1673

Contents:
Of SAS/G33/11 by Edward Badgent and Robert Offley to John Lovell, citizen and farrier of London

Assignment for £400  SAS/G33/13  21 Jul 1675

Contents:
John Lovell and Edward Badgent to Robert Adams the elder of Selmeston, grazier
Mortgage as SAS/G33/10
Endorsed: quitclaim by RA the elder to his son Robert Adams of the premises; 2 Apr 1679

Mortgage for £500 with bond and receipt  SAS/G33/14-16  11 Oct 1680

Contents:
Robert Adams the younger of Ratcliffe Highway in Stepney, Middlesex, grazier, to William Pindar of Springfield, Essex, doctor in divinity
1 A tenement, garden and 3 roods of land at Milton Street in Arlington and two pieces of meadow (5a) called North Lands and Averyes otherwise Panes Lands in Milton Street
2 A messuage, barn, garden and 36a called Silvericks, Cranes and Gilberts in Selmeston

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G33/17  16 Oct 1680

Contents:
Robert Adams the elder and his wife Elizabeth, Robert Adams the younger and Richard Hurst, citizen and cook of London
Premises in SAS/G33/14-15

Fine  SAS/G33/18A, B  Michaelmas term 1680

Contents:
Robert Adams the younger, and Richard Hurst, querents, and Robert Adams the elder and his wife Elizabeth, deforciants, of a messuage, barn, garden, orchard, 10a of meadow and 26a of pasture in Selmeston

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G33/19  6 May 1697

Contents:
Ann Gossage of London, widow, eldest daughter and executrix of William Pindar, doctor of divinity, to her niece Jane Rokeby of London, spinster
Mortgage as SAS/G33/14-15
For the satisfaction of legacies in the will of WP

Assignment of mortgage for £500  SAS/G33/20  13 Jun 1700

Contents:
Nathaniel Witham of Chelmsford, Essex, gent, and his wife Jane, executrix of William Pindar, to Edward Boys of Alciston, yeoman
A tenement, garden and 3 roods of land at Milton Street in Arlington, 5a of meadow or pasture land called North Lands and Averies or Panes in Milton Street and a messuage, barn and 36a called Silvericks, Cranes and Gilberts in Selmeston

Mortgage for £200  SAS/G33/21  10 May 1717

Contents:
William Boys of Selmeston, yeoman, youngest son and devisee of Edward Boys of Alciston, yeoman, deceased, to Katharine Webb of Eastbourne, spinster
Premises as SAS/G33/20
W: Thomas Willard, Thomas Willard the younger

Assignment of mortgage with further charge of £200  SAS/G33/22  9 Nov 1723

Contents:
John Meads of St Clement in Hasting, brewer, and his wife Katharine and William Boyes of Selmeston, yeoman, to Richard Puxty of Lewes, tanner
Mortgage as SAS/G33/21 except 7a called Fullingers in Selmeston which JM and Katharine had assigned to John Spence, esq [in 1721 - SAS/G26/45]
W: John Plumer, James Lucketts

Assignment of mortgage for £400  SAS/G33/23  8 Nov 1725

Contents:
Richard Puxty of Lewes and William Boys to Peak Elphick of Lewes, gent
Mortgage as SAS/G33/22
W: Richard Lardner, William Grover

Assignment of mortage for £450 with bond  SAS/G33/24-25  18 Jul 1750

Contents:
Peak Elphick and William Boys to Elizabeth Norton of Lewes, widow, of the said mortgage as security for £450.
Mortgage as SAS/G33/23
W: N Puxty and John Plumer

Release and confirmation of mortgage with further charge, with bond  SAS/G33/26-27  10 Feb 1768

Contents:
William Boys of Alciston, yeoman, eldest son of William Boys late of Selmeston, yeoman, deceased, and Mary Boys of Selmeston, widow, to Elizabeth Norton
Mortgage as SAS/G33/23
Further advance making £800 in all

Original will of Mary Boys of Alciston, spinster and mantua maker  SAS/G33/28  10 Jun 1773

Contents:
£30 In the hands of uncle Peter Ashe of London or aunt Elizabeth Ashe of Lewes and £4 19s in the hands of grandmother Mary Boys of Selmeston to be divided between three first cousins, Mary, Thomas and William, daughter and sons of uncle William Boys of Alciston. Wearing apparel to first cousin Mary Boys. Executor, uncle William Boys.

Copy of court roll of the manor of Sherrington  SAS/G33/29  7 Dec 1786

Paper

Contents:
Death of William Boys; eldest son and heir Thomas Boys admitted
Freehold messuage, barn and 24a of land in Selmeston called Shineright and Cranes, part of a tenement containing 30a; heriot an ox, compounded for at £5 5s 0d

General release  SAS/G33/30  13 Jun 1787

Contents:
Elizabeth Boys of [East] Blatchington, widow, Edward Boys of East Blatchington, shopkeeper, and William Boys of Seaford, mariner, to Betty Boys of Alciston, widow, and her two sons Thomas Boys and William Boys and to her daughter Mary, wife of Robert Green of Alciston, of all claims and demands

Probate (Lewes) of the will (26 Jul 1760) of William Boys of Selmeston, yeoman  SAS/G33/31  31 oct 1789

Contents:
To son William Boys, all that freehold messuage, farm &c in Selmeston charged with an annuity of £14 to testator's wife Mary for life. All copyhold lands &c in Selmeston held of the manor of Ludley to the said son William.
To daughter Elizabeth the wife of Edward Boys, £300. £150 to be invested by son William and interest paid to the said Elizabeth for life; after her decease the principal sum given to grandsons Edward Boys and William Boys, sons of the said Elizabeth. To granddaughter Mary, daughter of late son Thomas Boys £50
Residue to son William Boys, who is appointed executor.

Letters of administration (Lewes) of William Boys of Alciston, farmer, to his son Thomas Boys  SAS/G33/32  31 Oct 1789

Assignment of mortgage with further security  SAS/G33/33  2 Nov 1789

Contents:
Thomas Frewen of Northiam, late of Lewes, doctor of physic, and his wife Philadelphia, William Henry Benge of Lewes, esq, and Catherine Berry of Salisbury Street, Bermondsey, spinster, (PF, WHB and CB being the surviving executors of Elizabeth Norton of Lewes, widow deceased), Thomas Boys of Alciston, yeoman, (eldest son and administrator of his father William Boys of Alciston, farmer, deceased, and also administrator with the will annexed of his grand-father William Boys of Selmeston, yeoman), William Boys of Alciston, yeoman, (youngest son and customary heir of William Boys the son) and William Borrer the younger of Hurstpierpoint, gent
Mortgage as SAS/G33/26-27 (except as excepted therein)
For better security for the £800 WB covenanted to surrender to the use of WB
A messuage and three pieces of customary land (7a) held of the manor of Selmeston Ludley, late Russell and Slater and theretofore Newington and before Widges and Adams, to which WB was admitted 9 Aug 1787 [SAS/G33/35]

Pedigree of the Boys family  SAS/G33/34  nd [1818]

Contents:
Drawing descent from Edward Boys, buried at Alciston 6 Jul 1710, to c1818, supported by certified extracts from parish registers and a statutory declaration of Ann Avis of Selmeston, widow, age 80, including reference to the death of Thomas Boys, a butcher, at the Lewes Pest House c1758, 25 Apr 1818; refers to case for counsel's opinion [not present]

Copy of court roll, manor of Selmeston Ludlay  SAS/G33/35  9 Aug 1787

Contents:
Admission of William Boys, youngest son of William Boys, to a messuage and three pieces of land (7a) in Selmeston late Russell and Slater and theretofore Newington and before Midges and Adams, quitrent 6s, of which WB the father died seised; John Tilden, steward

Attested copy conditional surrender  SAS/G33/36  5 Dec 1789

Contents:
By William Boys of Alciston, yeoman, to the use of William Borrer the younger of Hurstpierpoint, gent, for £800, of tenement in SAS/G33/35

West Firle  [no ref. or date]

Contract for sale for £140  SAS/G33/37  17 Nov 1739

Contents:
Henry Burges of Glynde, wheelwright, to Thomas Cheesman of West Firle, shopkeeper messuage, yard, garden, shop and premises in West Firle occupied by TC and William Ansell
Conveyance to be completed within one month after the next General Election for the County of Sussex, or if HB should purchase a freehold estate earlier, then within one month after such purchase
HB and his brother Edmund to have the occupation of the yard and shop for their trade and employment only, rent 5s, and TC to have all the chucks and other pieces of wood fit only for burning without payment

Conveyance (lease and release) for £140  SAS/G33/38-39  14, 15 May 1741

Contents:
Henry Burges to Thomas Cheesman, tailor and shopkeeper
Messuage and ½a of land, then made a garden, in the street of West Firle late the estate of John Cheesman, before of the wife of James Lane and formerly Ward and sometime Baker in right of his wife Ann and formerly Allens (S: street from West Firle to Glynde; E: the estate of John Deane; W: William Vynall; [blank] John Cheesman, late also Bakers)
W: John Watts, George Stephens

Probate (Lewes) of the will (20 Jun 1745) of Thomas Cheesman of West Firle, yeoman  SAS/G33/40  13 May 1746

Contents:
To wife Mary Cheesman freehold messuage, stable, buildings and garden in West Firle occupied by testator and Thomas Cheesman his son. Various specified articles of furniture to wife for life and then to grandson John Cheesman, son of son Thomas.
Residuary legatee and executrix, wife Mary.

Mortgage for £60  SAS/G33/41  23 Feb 1770

Contents:
Mary Cheesman of West Firle, widow, to Thomas Cruttenden of the Cliffe near Lewes, perukemaker
Messuage and ½a of land, then a garden, in West Firle as SAS/G33/38
Endorsed: assignment by TC's executors (Thomas Rickman the younger, of Lewes, merchant, John Glaisyer of Brighton, baker, and William Marten of Lewes, draper), to TC's daughter Susannah Cruttenden of the Cliffe, spinster, in part payment of her share of TC's personal estate; 24 Jun 1796
Attached: notes for the conveyance of the estate to Lord Gage; nd, [c1800]

Administration with will (1 Mar 1770) annexed (Lewes) of Mary Cheesman of West Firle, widow  SAS/G33/42  13 Oct 1775

Contents:
Devise of messuage and ½a then a garden in West Firle to son Thomas Cheesman of West Firle for life and after his decease the southern half of the messuage and half of the wheelwright's garden to grandson John, son of the said Thomas, subject to payment of £25 to granddaughter Mary Cheesman; the north end of the messuage, with shoemaker's shop and half the garden and wheelwright's shop to grandson Thomas, son of the said Thomas, subject to payment of £25 to grandson James Cheesman.
Residue to grandchildren equally.
Executor, Richard Stiff; grant to Thomas Cheesman the younger, RS having died in MC's lifetime

Copy of court roll, manor of Preston Poynings  SAS/G33/43  3 Sep 1757

Contents:
Death of William Fennall the elder
Copyhold messuage, barn, shop and about 1 rood of land called Clares Hawe otherwise Culver Hawe in West Firle, quitrent 10d
Admission of his son William Fennall as devisee under WF's will of 2 Feb 1751; his surrender to the use of John Crampe of West Firle, cordwainer, who is admitted

Abstract of title of John Fennell  SAS/G33/44  nd [c1770]

Contents:
To the tenement as SAS/G33/43 (Sennock-Fennall, 1715-1762)

Certificate of contract for redemption of Land Tax  SAS/G33/45  19 Mar 1799

Contents:
On a messuage, barn, shop and garden in West Firle owned and occupied by John Fennall

Mortgage for £40  SAS/G33/46  21 Jul 1762

Contents:
Thomas Weller of Firle, bricklayer, to John Langridge of Firle, joiner
Messuage and garden in West Firle which were then lately purchased by Richard Reed of Anthony Morris of West Firle and by him conveyed to Henry Weller, gent
Endorsed: statement by JL that £20 of the advance is the money of John Stent of Sutton in Seaford, husbandman

Quitclaim of equity of redemption for £52 10s  SAS/G33/47  5 Apr 1764

Contents:
Thomas Weller and his wife Mary to John Langridge
Premises as SAS/G33/46
With covenant to levy a fine, with copy of the fine attached

Conveyance (lease and release) for £41  SAS/G33/48-49  19 Jun 1772

Contents:
John Langridge of West Firle, carpenter, son and heir of John Langridge late of West Firle, carpenter to George Stephens of West Firle, yeoman
Messuage and garden as SAS/G33/46-47

Extract from the will of George Stephens of West Firle, gent  SAS/G33/50  27 Oct 1778

Contents:
Devise to his servant Lucy Kennard for life of a messuage and garden in West Firle, which the testator then lately purchased of John Langridge, and after her death, then to her natural daughter Lucy Kennard
And opinion of T[homas] Partington, Offham [in Hamsey, of counsel] on whether a conveyance by Lucy Kennard the daughter, in her widowhood, passed the whole fee, 10 Apr 1833

Copy of court roll, manor of Hardham  SAS/G33/51  16 Nov 1701

Contents:
Death of Walter Elphicke seised of a parcel of customary land called Herringbroome in Burton. Thomas Elphick, only son of Edmund Elphick, the youngest son of Offington Elphicke, great grandfather of WE is his kinsman and next heir
Admission of WE's widow Alice as her bench, and of Thomas Elphicke by his attorney John Foreman, to the reversion; John Scutt, steward

Probate (Lewes) of the will (17 Feb 1725) of Ann Elphick of Seaford, widow  SAS/G33/52  2 Mar 1725

Contents:
Copyhold lands held of the manor of Berwick to youngest daughter Ann Elphick, on condition that when she should come into possession of copyhold estate in West Sussex late Walter Elphick, to which she was heir, she should surrender the Berwick copyhold to Mary wife of John Diplock and AE's eldest daughter Elizabeth Elphick
Executrices and residuary legatees the three daughters, Mary, Elizabeth and Ann; overseer, kinsman John Hawes

Case for counsel's opinion  SAS/G33/53  1 Dec 1727

Contents:
On the descent of copyholds late Edmund Elphick with sketch pedigree; opinion of P[hilip] Yorke

Case as SAS/G33/53  SAS/G33/54  14 Dec 1727

Contents:
With opinion of N Fazakerley

Original surrender, manor of Berwick  SAS/G33/55  8 Apr 1732

Contents:
Ann Elphick of Seaford to the use of her will
20a In Berwick occupied by John Hawes, clerk, with five bullock leazes

Case as SAS/G33/53  SAS/G33/56  12 Nov 1737

Contents:
With pedigree, with opinion of W[illiam] Kempe

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G33/57  18 Dec 1783

Contents:
Death of Ann King (formerly Ann Elphick, spinster)
1 Messuage and a wist of customary land containing 20a, quitrent 10s
2 5 Roods called Church Lands in the common street of Berwick, quitrent 1s
3 Croft called Croelees Croft (1a), quitrent 8d
4 A tenement, garden and 1a near the burying place in Berwick, quitrent 6d, late the estate of AK's mother Ann Elphick
Admission (by his father William Billeter) of Henry Billeter of Peckham, Surrey, age 2, youngest son of AK's only child Mary Billeter deceased; custody to his father

Office copy probate (Lewes) of the will (4 Jun 1717) of Thomas Boys of West Firle, yeoman  SAS/G33/58  14 Dec 1723

Contents:
To wife Mary Boys furniture and annuity; daughter Ann, wife of Thomas Picknell; grand daughters Ann, Mary and Susan Picknell, £40 each
Executor, son-in-law Robert Avis
To daughter Ann Picknell (after the death of TB's wife) copyhold messuages, farms and land in Tarring Neville for life, remainder to grandson Thomas Picknell
Copyholds in West Firle to daughter Margaret Avis for life, remainder to grandson Thomas Avis

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G33/59  3 Dec 1740

Contents:
Death of Margaret Avis, wife of Robert Avis of Withyham, yeoman, formerly of Speldhurst, Kent
1 One messuage, barn, close and a croft (2a) late Russell, quitrent 14d
2 6a, Quitrent 6s
3 1a Of Sim Robins with pasture for one cow, quitrent 14d
4 A messuage, garden and 10½a late Middleton, quitrent 9s 6d
5 Toft and 8a late Middleton, before Mitten, quitrent 9s admission of William Avis as youngest son and heir
Also, Copy of court roll, 4 Dec 1740
Death of Thomas Boys
A messuage and 6a 1r in Alciston late Barrett, before Lower and formerly Wood, quitrent 6s 8d
Margaret Avis, wife of Robert Avis of Withyham was TB's youngest daughter and heir; admission of her youngest son William Avis

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G33/60  4 Dec 1797

Contents:
Admission of William Avis, only son of William Avis deceased
Tenements as SAS/G33/59

Abstract of title of William Avis to tenements as SAS/G33/59  SAS/G33/61  nd wmk 1814

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G33/62  30 Oct 1775

Contents:
Admission of William Boys of Alciston, yeoman, only son and heir of William Boys deceased
1 A cottage and a small barn and orchard in the Borough of Tilton in Alciston and 1a of meadow on the north part of the Droveway in Tilton, late Baker, formerly Woolven, quitrent 12d
2 6a Arable land in the common fields in the Borough of Alciston, late Edward Boys, before Matthews, quitrent 5s
Of which WB the father died seised; Chatfield Turner, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G33/63  9 Nov 1773

Contents:
Admission of Mary Hawes of Tilton in Selmeston, widow, on surrender by Richard Mockett
1 A messuage or tenement at the Forge Gate in Alciston and 3a adjoining called Cobbles, quitrent 22d
2 Three pieces (5a) in the Borough of Tilton in Alciston quitrent 11s 6d (one piece (2a) thereof at Hemsted Hill adjoining lands of Lord Gage and the other piece (2a) called Spring Croft, residue thereof, lying to the road from Alciston church to Forge Gate)
Surrender to the use of her will; James Michell, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G33/64  9 Jun 1790

Contents:
Surrender by Richard Stephens and Ann (she being one of the customary tenants) to the use of Thomas Hawes of Selmeston, yeoman
A cottage called the Forge with garden belonging near Forge Gate in the Borough of Tilton late Richard Duly, before Beartup, before Twopenny and formerly Walker, quitrent 6d, occupied by John Coates
Admission of TH and his surrender to the use of his will
J Hoper the younger, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G33/65  8 Oct 1799

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Hawes, son and devisee of Mary Hawes
Premises called Forge Gate, of which MH died seised

Release for £1 1s  SAS/G33/66  10 Jun 1745

Contents:
Thomas Dyke of Horsham, bt to Thomas Fuller of Berwick, husbandman
Piece of the waste of the manor of Berwick enclosed by TF, and a small messuage or tenement and hogpound built thereon
To hold of the lords of the manor of Berwick in free socage by a quitrent of 2s and a heriot of one guinea upon death and alienation and 2s for a relief

Conveyance (lease and release) for £42  SAS/G33/67-68  6, 7 Oct 1762

Contents:
John Fuller of West Firle, husbandman, (only son and heir of Thomas Fuller of Berwick, husbandman deceased) to William Pettitt of Milton Street in Arlington, husbandman
A messuage or tenement, hogpound, garden and premises (E: The Appleton, in length 12 rods; W: road, 12 rods; heading N and S each 2 rods), in the whole 25 rods, occupied by Richard Hilton
W: Nicholas Gilbert the younger, Edward Verrall

Counterpart covenant to assign debts  SAS/G33/69  7 Aug 1654

Contents:
Mary Gage, widow of Thomas Gage, bt, and his executors (Francis Selwyn of Friston, esq and Walter Evernden of Jevington, gent) and Simon Evernden of Cliffe, gent, with John Newnam of West Hoathly, gent
1 Debt of £12 due on 24 Jun 1654 to SE from James Littleton of Cowden in Kent, gent, for the rent of Woodcock Forge in Surrey
2 Debt of £83 12s 6d due to TG at his death from James Littleton for wood
MG and the executors covenant that the debts were justly owing and that they would do their best endeavour to recover them and pay them to JN
W: John Watson, Peter Ashworth, Reyner Herman

Lease for 99 years at 1s and 1s heriot with counterpart  SAS/G33/70-71  6 May 1796

Contents:
Matthias Caldicott of Sherrington in Selmeston, gent, lord of the manor of Sherrington, to John Gorringe of Selmeston, yeoman
A piece of land at Mays Green in Selmeston (S, E: Mays Farm; N: land occupied by James Carpenter; W: Selmeston Lane) in length from E to W 10 rods and in breadth, N to S, 1½ rods
Heriot on death or alienation; suit of court to the manor of Sherrington

Deed Poll  SAS/G33/72  6 Jul 1797

Contents:
Frances Hay of Glyndebourne, spinster, Henry, Lord Viscount Gage, the Rev Francis Tutte, rector of Sherring, Essex, James Langham of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, esq and Thomas Partington of Offham in Hamsey, esq, declaring the trusts and regulations of £2000 bank stock transferred by the said Frances Hay to the other parties in fulfilment of a bequest by Henrietta Hay late of Glyndebourne, spinster, by a codicil to her will dated 1 May 1787, to be applied to the more comfortable maintenance of industrious poor men and women of Ringmer and Glynde who were past their labour

SOUTHERHAM IN SOUTH MALLING  [no ref. or date]

Quitclaim  SAS/G34/1  21 Nov 1462

Contents:
William Whyte of Lewes, son and heir of William Whyte of Cliffe near Lewes deceased, to Robert Bredon
Two fields in Southerham (N: a highway from the chapel of Southerham to a valley (vall') called Oxynsetyn; S, W: land of the archbishop of Canterbury and his tenants; E: land of the archbishop of Canterbury)
W: John Croksted, John Lardener, Alexander Wodegate, Robert atte Wode, Robert Cook; seal

Grant  SAS/G34/2  20 Apr 1487

Contents:
Robert Bredon the elder of Glynde to John Poteman the younger, John a Wode, John Colyn and Simon Levet
Three fields of his free land at Southerham (N, E, S: demesne lands of the archbishop of Canterbury's manor of Ranscombe; W: lands late Robert Wodewold the elder), which he purchased of William Chesman the elder
Appointment of William a Bregge as attorney to give seisin
W: John Copernet, John a Wode the younger, Robert Bredon the younger, William Brikeden, John Bredon; at Southerham; seal

Grant  SAS/G34/3  7 Dec 1527

Contents:
John Adam of Ringmer and his wife Beatrice to Bartholomew Elphek of Seaford
The tenth part of 30a of land with common of pasture for sheep in the parish of Southerham lying between other lands of BE
W: John Seman, William Berry, Roger Russell

Copy of court roll of the manor of Ringmer, court held at Uckfield  SAS/G34/4  2 Jun 1539

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Acton and his wife Agnes on the out-of-court surrender by Gilbert Homewud, so weak that he was not able to go nor ride to the court, by the acceptance of Mark Sharpe, deputy of John Staple, steward, 31 May 1539
3a Of bondhold land called Longcroft lying upon Oxenseton in Southerham (N: the down called Westdoune, the land of Simon Owton; S: land late Robert Wudfold; W: land late of William Coke)
Croft of enclosed land (in clausur') in Westdoune (N, W: the tenants' common; S, E: land late Robert Wudfold; E: land of Simon Owton)
1a Of land called The Strayttes in the parish of Southerham
A messuage with 2a of bondhold land at The Knap
5a Of bondhold land in The Hamshore in Southerham
2a Of bondhold land in Southerham, with a piece of meadow (1a)
2a 3r In The Homelond with garden adjoining in Southerham
2a Of bondhold land in Southerham (N, E: the common down; W, S: land of Simon Owton)
Piece of land and a garden with a barn on it called The Holl in Southerham in the beadelry of Ringmer (E: land late John Netkins [corrected to Etkins]; N: land late Thomas Gudyere called Longhawe; N, W: land called The Slaughtram; S: land called Soughnore)

Southerham: copy of court roll of a halmoot held at Ringmer  SAS/G34/5  10 Dec 1539

Contents:
Surrender by John Elys in extremis, 10 Nov 1539
Three pieces of land containing 6a (2a in Hamshore, 2a at Holmeslond and 2a at The Knape) in Southerham
A cottage with a field sometime Robert Koke and 2½a (1a in Lampetlond between John Wells and Thomas Sheperd, and 1½a in Southnore: N: lands of John Rede)
Two pieces of land 2a (one called the Holt lying S: land of John Wells called Southnore; W,N: land sometime of Thomas Goodyere; E: late Simon Owton; the other called Northhawe S: land called Chesemanswysh; E: lane leading from the chapel of Southerham to Oxenseton; N: land sometime of Alice Lardener; W: land sometime John Porter)
1a Lately built upon, sometime Maud Chamberlen, in Southerham
½a At Lyteldowne called Lampetlond
To the use of Robert Pemell and his wife Elizabeth; steward: [John] Staple

Copy of court roll of the manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/6A  6 Oct 1543

Contents:
Acknowledgement by Robert Pemble of his holding by a quitrent of 6s 0d
A barn and enclosed fold (½ rood of bondland; W: the Grete Holte; S: garden of the heirs of John Rede; E: road from Glynde to Lewes; N: barn of Thomas Acton)
Croft called Walnottrecroft (1a bondhold; E: the common field of Southerham; S: the garden of the heirs of Andrew Sommer; W: Glynde-Lewes road; N: garden of the heirs of John Rede)
Field called Little Holte (1a; W,N: the Slaughter Felde; E: the enclosed field called The Grete Holte; S: the droveway)
Croft called the Upperhomeland (2a; E, S: enclosed field of Thomas Lucas called Harecompp; W: The Nether Homelande and a croft of Thomas Lucas; N: Briges Felde)
2a In a field called Hempeshere (N: the Glynde-Lewes road)
1½a In Southnore adjoining the droveway
2a in The Kampp (W: the droveway)
½a in the common field (S: two acres of the heirs of John Rede)
1a in the common field (N: four acres of Thomas Sheperd)
A Wyshe called Northehake (1a; E: the droveway; S: Chesman Wyshe; W: the Kampp of Thomas Acton; N: a little lane)
Thomas Darell, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/6B  18 Dec 1544

Contents:
Admission of Elizabeth, the wife of Thomas Whitefelde, as daughter and heir of Thomas Afelde otherwise Onstey
A barn and garden containing 1 rod and a croft called Oxenceston containing 5a assart, quitrent 2s 6d, of which TA
Fealty postponed until the arrival of her husband; fealty by TW, 21 Apr 1545

Grant  SAS/G34/7  10 Jan 1545

Contents:
Joan Brooke in pure widowhood to Thomas Lucas
A moiety of all lands and tenements in the parishes of Cliffe next Lewes and Southerham which she inherited, with other premises, from her father Andrew Summere
W to livery of seisin: John Cooke, Edward Lulham; clerk's initials G F; seal

Quitclaim as SAS/G34/7  SAS/G34/8  15 Jan 1545

Grant  SAS/G34/9  6 Jun 1545

Contents:
Alice Cowpere, widow, one of the daughters of Andrew Summer, to Thomas Lucas
The moiety of all the lands in the parishes of Cliffe next Lewes and Southerham which she inherited on her father's death
W to livery of seisin: John Bust the elder, Robert Inglond, Peter Whyte; clerk's initials G F

Grant  SAS/G34/10  14 Jun 1546

Contents:
Richard Jennes of North Stoke (Northstalk) and his wife Agnes to Edward Brown of Cliffe next Lewes
A parcel or croft of land (2a) in Southerham in the parish of South Malling (E, S, W: land of Thomas Acton; N: sheep-pasture called the Common Down of Southerham), which they purchased of Siriac Owton late of Brighton by charter dated 1 Dec 1543
W to livery of seisin: Thomas Whytfeld, John Whyte, Thomas Mantell, Michael Ockenden; at Southerham
Endorsed: a deed of the croft by the hill next to Southerham Down

Transcript of a detailed survey of the demesnes, copyholds, common fields, brooks, common down and freeholds of the manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/11  c1650

Contents:
Original made by Thomas Darrell, c1540

Transcript as SAS/G34/11  SAS/G34/12  nd[c1750]

Contents:
Endorsed: Mrs Browne

Grant  SAS/G34/13  16 Mar 1552

Contents:
William Owton, son and heir of Andrew Owton of Cliffe next Lewes, deceased, to Edward Browne of Southerham [in South Malling]
A parcel of ground in Southerham (E: a brook called Mawdlen Brooke; S: land of John Shepparde called the Slawghter; W: a little piece of ground of John Ellis called the Pyght; N: road from Southerham to Lewes), enclosed with dykes on the E, S and W, which descended to WO on the death of AO
W to livery of seisin: Nicholas Adam, William Swallow, Thomas Taylor, Thomas Mantell

Grant  SAS/G34/14  14 Oct 1558

Contents:
Thomas Buste of Little Horsted, yeoman, to Edward Browne of Southerham [in South Malling]
A croft called Wurkehaghe (N: the road; W: meadow called Mawdelyn Brooke; S: land sometime of Alexander Woodgate and now of John Sheperde; E: garden late Simon Owton and now of EB), purchased by TB from Thomas Ellys by a deed dated at Cliffe 15 Oct [blank] Philip and Mary
W to livery of seisin: John Page, Robert Wooddy, Stephen Oxley; seal VP; clerk's initials: AP

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/15  9 Dec 1577

Contents:
Admission of William Pemble on the second proclamation of the death of his elder brother Robert Pemble
A barn and 12a in Southerham, quitrent 6s
John Comber, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/16  19 Dec 1578

Contents:
Admission of Elizabeth Whytfeild, age 5, on the fourth proclamation of the death of her mother Mary Whitfeild wife of Thomas Whytfeld
A barn and 5a in Southerham
Custody to John Edwardes for ten years
John Comber, steward

Note of transactions concerning freehold land in Southerham [in South Malling]  SAS/G34/17  nd[?1629]


Related information: For similar notes and the possible dating, see SAS/G34/35 and 73

Contents:
Page to Pelland, 1582-1583; SAS/G34/21 1596; Lucas to Page, 1589-1590; SAS/G34/10 1546; Browne to Storer, 1596-1597
[Hand of John Rowe
Endorsed: particular of the freehold land in Southerham

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/18  13 Aug 1586

Contents:
Surrender by John Corneford and his wife Joan, daughter and heir of John Shepparde deceased, to Thomas Colt, gent
A messuage and 28a in Ranscombe
Admission of Thomas Colt; John Comber, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/19  2 Jul 1589

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Colte on an out-of-court surrender by Peter Pymble and William Pymble (on the oath of Thomas Pelland and William Storer
A barn, a close called a gate-room and 12a in Southerham otherwise Ranscombe, quitrent 6s 0d
John Comber, steward

Note from court roll, manor of Ranscombe, of 28 Sep 1591  SAS/G34/20  nd[c1640]

Contents:
Grant to Humphrey Lewyn and his wife Mary and the longer liver
A piece of land on the Cliffe Down between the Teynters and Busse Field, S and N containing in breadth towards N, 4 rods and towards S, 2 rods, quitrent 2d

Counterpart mortgage for £8  SAS/G34/21  30 Mar 1596

Contents:
John Frenche of Eastdean, husbandman, to William Storer of Southover, carpenter
A piece of land containing 3 rods in The Great Noores in Southerham in South Malling (E, W: WS's land)
A piece containing 3 roods in the common field of Southerham (W: land of John Gage, esq; E: land of WS)
A piece containing 1 rood called Frenches Garden in Southerham (W: land of WS called the Holt; N: land of WS called Gawtons Garden; S: land of Thomas Colt)
W to deed and livery of seisin: John Large, Thomas Pylbeme, John Earlle, Henry Plumer, Thomas Storer; seal

Bond in £16  SAS/G34/22  30 Mar 1596

Contents:
For title as SAS/G34/21 with covenant by JF and his wife Agnes to execute further deeds if he fails to redeem the mortgage

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/23  9 Apr 1606

Contents:
Licence to Thomas Colt, gent, to let his customary lands late Shepperds and late Pembles for ten years from 29 Sep 1605; John Comber, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/24  20 Sep 1606

Contents:
Licence to Thomas Colt, gent, to let his customary lands in Ranscombe for ten years from 29 Sep 1606; John Comber, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/25  29 Apr 1609

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Storer and his wife Helen
A messuage, garden and four virgates of land (100a) sometime of Thomas Welles, gent and afterwards of Thomas Lucas in Southerham and all customary lands which were of John Lucas and before of Thomas Lucas and afterwards of Thomas Pelland and late Edward Pelland
To hold to the survivor and to their heirs in tail, remainder to TS's right heirs
Richard Hoskyns, steward

Duplicate of SAS/G34/25  SAS/G34/26  29 Apr 1609

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/27  2 Mar 1611

Contents:
Admission of Edward Claggett on the third proclamation of an out-of-court conditional surrender for £152 by Thomas Storer, presented (on the oath of the beadle Humphrey Lowen, Edward Browne and Hamo Hardyman), 22 Sep 1610
2a in Southerham late Thomas Owton, quitrent 12d; a barn and 34a in Southerham, late William Gaughton and before John Reade, quitrent 18s; a messuage, barn and 9½a late Acton and before Onwyn, quitrent 4s 3d and a garden upon which a barn had been lately erected and 29a in Southerham late John Puckle, before William Acton and before Thomas Acton, quitrent 13s 10d
Payable at EC's house in Lewes
Richard Hoskyns, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/28  22 Aug 1611

Contents:
Surrender by Edward Clagett to the use of Thomas Storer of the tenements in SAS/G34/27 conditional upon payment by TS of £200 at the house of WC in Lewes on 26 Aug 1612 Richard Hoskyns, steward

Acknowledgement  SAS/G34/29  26 Aug 1612

Contents:
Edward Clagett of Portslade, yeoman, of receipt from Thomas Storer of Southerham [in South Malling], yeoman, of £200 according to the form of SAS/G34/28 and quitclaim of same tenements
W: William Claget, William Foster, Robert Carew; seal

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/30  15 Apr 1618

Contents:
Grant to Edward Alford, esq, Francis Brisco, esq, Thomas Trayton, gent and Thomas Burton, gent the custody of a tenement and 12a of bondhold land sometime Robert Pemble and of another tenement and 28a sometime John Sheperd and then John Cornford during the minority of Edward Colt, gent, son and heir of Thomas Colt deceased
Richard Hoskyns, steward

Receipt for quitrent  SAS/G34/31  30 Oct 1619

Contents:
William Holloke, collector of quitrents of Ranscombe manor, to Thomas Trayton for 17s (6s 0d for 12a late Pemel and 11s 0d for land late Cornford) for Edward Colt's land in Southerham, late Thomas Colt, due 29 Sep 1619

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/32  1 May 1633

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Olliver, gent, on an out-of-court surrender by John Edwards, 5 Oct 1632
A bondhold Tenement and 5a in Southerham; licence to let for seven years to Robert Palmer and his son John Palmer
Robert Pickering, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/33  23 Sep 1625

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Reames to Abraham Moore
A parcel of land with buildings on it and an adjoining garden in South Malling
Richard Hoskyns, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/34  10 Mar 1627

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Edwards as son and heir of Elizabeth late the wife of John Edwards (daughter and heir of Thomas Whitfeild)
A tenement and lands called Oxenseton, before [blank] Afeild, quitrent 2s 6d
Richard Hoskyns, steward

Statement of evidence  SAS/G34/35  29 Apr 1631


Related information: For notes in the same hand, see SAS/G34/17 and 73

Contents:
Richard Brooke aged 52; in the time of Robert Gowre c1600, when RB had been shepherd five years, his master [Gowre] denied passage to Serjeant [John] Shurley and his men bringing corn from Moorelandes to Southerham and denied many men passage through the Oxensettles; 'some asked leave and some were turned back with their wains, and his master locked his gates against them'
Thomas Gower; c1585, his father being farmer denied passage to strangers unless they asked leave or promised compensation
[Hand of John Rowe]

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/36  4 Oct 1631

Contents:
Admission of Peter Browne, brother and heir of Anthony Browne deceased
A building formerly a chapel and an adjoining parcel of assart land, quitrent 4d
Robert Pickering, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/37  4 Oct 1632

Contents:
Admission of Abraham Evetts on surrender by Peter Browne
Building called The Chappell and a piece of land adjoining
Conditional on payment by AE of £13 6s 8d

Bond in £13 6s 8d  SAS/G34/38  1 Aug 1632

Contents:
Peter Browne of Fairlight, yeoman, to Thomas Olliver of Lewes, gent, for quiet enjoyment of a building sometime a chapel and an adjoining piece of land at Southerham, lately surrendered by PB to TO
W: Robert Pickering, John Knight

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/39  25 Sep 1632

Contents:
Admission of William Storer, on an out-of-court surrender by Peter Browne, 25 Aug 1632
2a Of customary land called the Went Acre and Owtons Croft in Southerham
Robert Pickering, steward

Grant for £29 10s  SAS/G34/40  18 Jul 1633

Contents:
Peter Browne of Fairlight, glover, to William Storer of Southerham in South Malling, yeoman
1a Called the Pight or Wirkehagh with a barn standing on it in Southerham, occupied by Richard Austen (E: Mawdline Brook; S: land of Thomas Oliver called The Slaughter; N: road from Southerham to Lewes; W: The Hogg Brook)
W to deed and livery: William Dodson the younger, George Seager

Bond for quiet enjoyment as SAS/G34/40  SAS/G34/41  18 Jul 1633

Quitclaim  SAS/G34/42  18 Jul 1633

Contents:
Robert Addams of Fairlight, clerk, and his wife Ann, widow of Edward Browne, to William Storer of Southerham in South Malling, yeoman
1a Of ground called the Pight or Wirkehagh in Southerham, late the lands of EB
W: William Dodson the younger, George Seager

Estreats of courts of the manor of Ranscombe of fines for default of suit  SAS/G34/43  1635-1636

Contents:
With names; 8 Apr 1635, 5 Oct 1635, 6 Oct 1636

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/44  20 Apr 1637

Contents:
Admission of William Storer, on surrender by Thomas Storer and his wife Helen a tenement and 100a of customary lands late Pelland
Robert Pickering, steward

Duplicate of SAS/G34/44  SAS/G34/45  20 Apr 1637

Contents:
Adding a surrender by Thomas Storer to William Storer of all his customary land

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/46  20 Apr 1637

Contents:
Licence to William Storer to let a messuage, garden and ½a to Thomas Storer and his wife Helen for 60 years
Surrender by Thomas Storer of all his other tenements to William Storer
Admission of William Storer and his surrender to the use of himself for life, with remainder to his intended wife Mary Braye, remainder to their heirs in tail

Settlement for £500  SAS/G34/47  14 May 1637

Contents:
Thomas Storer of Southerham in South Malling, yeoman, with Henry Bray of Balcombe, yeoman
TS's son and heir William Storer to marry HB's daughter Mary
The prebend or rectory of Southerham and all messuages, tithes and glebelands belonging, which TS purchased of William Thomas of Lewes, 22 Jan 1624
W: Ralph Akehurst, John Killenbecke, Joseph West
Endorsed: shown by Thomas Houghton and William Alcock to John Killenbecke and Henry Bray at the time of their examinations, 8 and 9 Apr 1646

Counterpart of SAS/G34/47  SAS/G34/48  14 May 1637

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/49  8 Oct 1646

Contents:
Out-of-court surrender by Thomas Olliver, gent, to the use of his will, 5 Feb 1646
A Messuage and 28a bondhold land in Ranscombe; a tenement and 12a bondhold land; a building called The Chappel and adjoining land; 5a land in Southerham
Robert Pickering steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/50  8 Oct 1646

Contents:
Licence for William Storer to carry away divers cartloads of straw and hay from his customary lands; Robert Pickering, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/51  10 Oct 1646

Contents:
Admission of Edward Colt, gent, of full age
A tenement and 12a late his father Thomas Colt and before Robert Pemble, quitrent 6s; a tenement and 28½a late Thomas Colt and before John Corneford, quitrent 11s
Licence to let to Richard Peirce for seven years from 29 Sep 1646
Richard Hoskyns, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/52  13 Apr 1648

Contents:
Surrender by William Storer of all his customary lands and tenements to the use of his will; John Pickering, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/53  [4] Oct 1649

Fragment

Contents:
Admission of William Storer, on surrender by John Dabye
A cottage and garden in South Malling
Robert Pickering, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/54  9 Oct 1651

Contents:
Out-of-court surrender by Thomas Olliver to the use of himself for life, then to his wife Elizabeth for life, remainder to his only son John Olliver, gent; 19 Feb 1651
Four tenements as SAS/G34/49
Their admission on the second proclamation, 8 Dec 1651
Robert Pickering, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/55  7 Oct 1652

Contents:
Admission of Ann Brook as cousin and heir of Thomas Brook
A messuage and garden in the Cliffe, quitrent 2d
Richard Lyndsey, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/56  16 Sep 1658

Contents:
Admission of Elizabeth and Charity Storer, daughters of William Storer, to lands and tenements devised to them by his will of 25 Mar 1658
Guardianship committed to their mother Elizabeth Storer, widow; Richard Lyndsey, steward
Examined by R H, 8 Mar 1684

Memorandum  SAS/G34/57  16 Oct 1658

Contents:
Of Richard Lyndsey, steward of the manor of Ranscombe, of a licence to John Oliver, gent, to cut underwood on his copyhold lands

Agreement  SAS/G34/58  29 Oct 1662

Contents:
Drew Ellis (executor of William Storer deceased) and Joan Shoulder, widow of Daniel Shoulder deceased, as to the interest to be paid under a mortgage of a messuage in Lewes for £200, 23 Jan 1657; accounts for further payments, 1668-1669
W: William Alcock, William Shoulder

Ranscombe manor  SAS/G34/59  28 Jul 1665

Contents:
Memorandum by J[ohn] Pickering, steward, of an out-of-court surrender by John Olliver of Lewes, gent to the use of his will
The reversion on the death of his mother Elizabeth of four tenements as SAS/G34/49

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/60  1 Jul 1672

Contents:
Surrender by John Olliver as SAS/G34/59

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/61  1 Jul 1672

Contents:
Admission of Charity Storer, of full age, as only sister and heir of Elizabeth late the wife of William West and one of the daughters and co-heirs of William Storer deceased to:
1 Garden with a house at the Cliffe, assart, late Pupp, quitrent 1d
2 Garden platt with a house at the Cliffe, assart, quitrent 2d
3 Garden platt adjoining to [blank] Bristed, assart, quitrent 1d
4 Tenement and 28a, bondland, quitrent 13s 4d
5 Tenement and 33a, bondland, quitrent 18s
6 Tenement and 9a, bondland, quitrent 4s 3d
7 Tenement and 100a, bondland, quitrent 41s 8d
8 2a, Bondland, quitrent 18d
Examined by R H, 8 Mar 1684

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/62  5 Nov 1677

Contents:
Recovery by Charity Storer (daughter of William Storer deceased) of all her customary lands and tenements late WS, using John Crouch of Lewes and William Brittaine
2 Messuages, 3 cottages, 5 barns, 5 gardens, 3 orchards, 100a of land, 20a of meadow and 60a of pasture in Southerham
CS surrendered to the use of her will
Examined by R H, 8 Mar 1684

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/63  9 Jan 1684

Contents:
Admission of Elizabeth Alcocke, widow, mother of Charity Storer deceased, as devisee under CS's will of 12 Mar 1679, to the property in SAS/G34/61 Henry Shelley, steward examined by R H, 8 Mar 1684

Duplicate of SAS/G34/65  SAS/G34/64  24 May 1689

Contents:
Certified from the court roll by Thomas Medley, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/65  24 May 1689

Contents:
Admission of Mary Ellis and Dorothy Ellis (daughters of Thomas Ellis deceased) and Mary Russell (daughter of Drew Ellis deceased and now wife of Nathaniel Russell) as devisees) under the will of Elizabeth Alcock, widow, to:
Tenements as SAS/G34/61 except:
1 Cottage and garden
2 Cottage and garden
3 Cottage and garden
5 Barn and 34a
6 Messuage, barn and 9½a
7 Messuage and 100a
8 2a Called The Wentacre and Owtons Croft
Henry Shelley, steward

Statement of evidence  SAS/G34/66  1716

Contents:
Edward Colvell of Cliffe, shepherd, has been the shepherd of Southerham Farm for 44 years, during which time the ground between the sheep down and the river on both sides of the road from Cliffe to Southerham belonged to Southerham Farm; anyone who laid timber there always paid the owners or occupiers of the farm and he never heard that the lord of the manor or anyone else claimed it; 10 Aug 1716
Stephen Ade of Kingston, yeoman, was tenant of Southerham Farm 32 years before for eight years; confirms statement of Edward Colvell; during his tenancy he hired the land to Ambrose Galloway and John Farley to lay timber and other things there in order to carry them away by water, for which they paid him 15s 0d a year; 22 Sep 1716
W: John Holford

Receipt  SAS/G34/67  20 May 1727

Contents:
By William Gage to Richard Russell for £30 for fees on admission to copyholds late of Elizabeth Alcock deceased

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/68  9 May 1727

Contents:
Surrender by Dorothy Ellis, spinster, and Mary Russell, widow (by her attorney Samuel Botting), to the use of MR's son Richard Russell of South Malling, doctor in medicine, on condition that he allow MR to receive the rents for her life; Edward Medley, steward
Tenements as SAS/G34/65
Edward Medley, steward

Promissory note  SAS/G34/69  9 May 1727

Contents:
By Richard Russell to Edward Medley for £15, Ranscombe endorsed with an account of court-fees and charges and receipt dated 5 Aug 1727

Promissory note  SAS/G34/70  9 May 1727

Contents:
By Richard Russell to William Gage, bt, for £30, the moiety of fines due from Mrs Dorothy Ellis and himself on admission to copyholds late of Mrs Elizabeth Alcock; Ranscombe, note that the other £30 is paid to Mr Briggs in court by Dorothy Ellis

Receipt  SAS/G34/71  4 Nov 1727

Contents:
By Samuel Botting, beadle, to Richard Russell for 8s 0d customary beadle's fee at RR's admission to eight tenements held of the manor of Ranscombe

Statement of Richard Tuppen living in the Cliffe, an old servant of John Tarbrut living at Southerham in South Malling  SAS/G34/72A  nd [c1719]

Contents:
Mr Alcock and John Ford were 'at snett' about the way in Oxensetel 'which it was aloudan for Ashenbourer'; on account of lying timber at the waterside £3 a year was allowed by John Ford the wood-broker to John Tabrat; and paid to John Tabrat on account of laying of guns and trying them in the chalkpit, £2
W: Jared Gatland

Statement [?by Richard Russell]  SAS/G34/72B  nd[c1730]

Contents:
Concerning the purchase by his great-uncle William Storer of The Pight at Southerham in 1633 (see SAS/G34/41), its descent in his family, occupation by the farmers and undisturbed tenure

Note of transactions concerning land in Southerham [in South Malling]  SAS/G34/73  nd [?1629]


Related information: For other similar notes, see SAS/G34/17 and 35

Contents:
SAS/G34/10; admission of William Storer to the same land as copyhold, together with other land late Acton and late Puckle
[Hand of John Rowe; for the possible dating, see SAS/G34/35]
Endorsed: quitrents of several parcels of land copy and free

A particular of southerham Farm  SAS/G34/74  nd [c1720]

Contents:
A fine house, five barns, a good house for a workman, 41½a meadow and pasture, 107½a arable; sheepdown for 250 wethers; half the tithe of Southerham Farm; half the tithe of Ranscombe Farm; half the tithe of Mrs Oliver's farm; had as SAS/G34/75

Particular as SAS/G34/74  SAS/G34/75  nd [c1720]

Contents:
Including 4½a of additional land; endorsed: 'the ground lying to the river before the houses by the water side I reserve to myself that there may be no dispute about it'

Note of lands let to Dame [?Mary] Gatland and to her husband [?Jared Gatland], with rents  SAS/G34/76  nd [c1720]

Note of old rent, rent for additional acreage and list of fields with their acreage  SAS/G34/77  nd [c1750]

Memorandum  SAS/G34/78  nd [c1600]

Contents:
Concerning the Chapel House at Southerham, with ½ rood of ground, which was taken by copy of the manor of Ranscombe, 1539-40 (31 Hen VIII), being much decayed and then newly erected; Old Browne would say it was anciently called Magdalen Chappel and the green in front of it called Magdalen Green and belonged to it; quotes words of copy from memory

Southerham Prebend  [no ref. or date]

Conveyance (bargain and sale)  SAS/G34/79  12 May 1615

Contents:
Francis Morice of London, esq and Francis Phelips of London, gent, to John Micheburne, citizen and clothworker of London
Prebend or rectory of Southerham with all glebe lands and tithes, in the tenure of James Burton at £8, once part of the possessions of the late College of South Malling and afterwards of Thomas Palmer, kt, and by him exchanged with Edward VI, granted to FM and FP by patent of 28 Apr 1613 [for which see SAS/G34/83]
Reserved: the advowson of the church of Southerham belonging to the prebend
To hold of the crown of the manor of East Greenwich by fealty in free and common socage and not in chief or by knight service
W: Thomas Brooke, Edmund Lyntott, Hugh Dod, notary
Enrolled in chancery, 14 Jun 1615

Conveyance (bargain and sale)  SAS/G34/80  15 Nov 1615

Contents:
John Michelbourne, citizen and clothworker of London, to William Thomas of Lewes, gent
Prebend of Southerham as SAS/G34/79
W: Charles Yeoman, scrivener, his servant William Deyter, Thomas Michelborne, Edward Dytchfeilde
Enrolled in chancery, 6 Feb 1616

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £320  SAS/G34/81  22 Jan 1625

Contents:
William Thomas to Thomas Storer of Southerham, yeoman
Prebend of Southerham as SAS/G34/79
W: William Newton, John Rowe, Roger Coby
Enrolled in chancery, 10 May 1625

Final concord  SAS/G34/82A, B  Easter term 1625

Contents:
William Thomas, gent, and his wife Ann to Thomas Storer
Messuage, two barns and 1a of land in South Malling and Southerham and the prebend and rectory of Southerham and all tithes in Southerham

Letters patent of inspeximus of patent of 28 Apr 1613  SAS/G34/83  1 Jul 1629

Contents:
Recited in SAS/G34/79

Probate (court for probate) of the will (25 Mar 1658) of William Storer of Southerham in South Malling, yeoman  SAS/G34/84  30 Apr 1658

Contents:
All copyhold lands held of the manor of Ranscombe and the rectory and parsonage of Southerham to two daughters Elizabeth and Charity
To wife Elizabeth, an annuity of £50 charged on the lands given to daughters
On the death of daughters without issue, all lands to Thomas Harris of Lewes, gent, brother-in-law Thomas Ellis of Uckfield gent, Drew Elles of Isfield, gent, and Joseph West of Cliffe near Lewes, gent and to Mary, Helen and William Mittell, the children of his late sister Helen Browne, equally
Executors: Thomas Elles and Drew Elles; overseers: Thomas Harris and Joseph West
W: William Carter, Henry Panton

Settlement (deed to lead the use of a recovery)  SAS/G34/85  20 May 1673

Contents:
Charity Storer of Lewes, spinster, and Thomas Henshawe of Lewes, gent
The prebendary or rectory of southerham and all tithes, messuages and lands belonging
W: Thomas Nutt, Richard Payne

Exemplification of recovery specified by SAS/G34/85  SAS/G34/86  18 Jun 1673

Contents:
Thomas Henshawe, gent, against Charity Storer
3 Messuages, 4 gardens and 3a of land in Cliffe next Lewes, South Malling and Southerham and the rectory and prebend of Southerham and all tithes oblations and emoluments in Southerham

Probate (PCC) of the will (12 Mar 1679) of Charity Storer of Lewes, spinster, daughter of William Storer of South Malling, deceased  SAS/G34/87  9 Feb 1684

Contents:
To be buried in the church of South Malling as near to his sister as convenient
To mother Elizabeth Alcock of Lewes, widow, the moiety of the prebendary, rectory or parsonage of Southerham and the moiety of a messuage in the Cliffe with a garden called Catts, occupied by William Morris; also the moiety of all other freehold messuages and lands in South Malling,Southerham and the Cliffe which belonged to her father WS
To mother Elizabeth Alcock all freehold messuages and lands in Uckfield lately purchased of John Rowe, gent
To mother Elizabeth Alcock all copyhold held of the manors of Ranscombe, and copyholds of the manor of Uckfield [recte Framfield] purchased of John Rowe
£10 a piece to cousin Mary Ellis and Dorothy Ellis, daughters of uncle Thomas Ellis deceased; cousin Elizabeth Egles, daughter of Gabriel Egles of Uckfield, gent; kinswoman Ann Alchorne, widow, and her daughter Ann Alchorne; cousin Drew Ellis, Charity, wife of William Giles, and Mary Ellis, the son and daughters of uncle Drew Ellis deceased; cousin Mary Tucker, daughter of Richard Tucker of Buxted; cousin Charity Olive
Residue of personal estate to mother Elizabeth Alcock, who is appointed executrix
W: John Delves, Thomas Tourle, John Crouch

Probate (Lewes) of the will (4 Nov 1685) of Elizabeth Alcock of Lewes, widow  SAS/G34/88  1 Jun 1686

Contents:
To be buried in South Malling church near her daughter Charity
To cousin Elizabeth Eagles, daughter of Gabriel Eagles of Uckfield, gent, £200, and to his son John Eagles, £50
To cousin Charity, the wife of William Giles of Alfriston, yeoman, £100
To the children of Helen Mitten late the wife of [blank] Fuller of Heathfield deceased, £50 between them
£10 a piece to Martha Harris, daughter of William Harris late of Southover; [John] Collingham and Charity Collingham, children of Arthur Collingham of Bishopstone; to servant Sarah Durrant £20
Residue of personal estate to three nieces, Mary Ellis, Dorothy Ellis, daughters of brother Thomas Ellis and Mary Ellis, daughter of late brother Drew Ellis, and they to be executrixes
To nephew Drew Ellis, son of brother Drew Ellis, all freehold and copyhold messuages and land in Uckfield, held of the manor of Framfield, late John Rowe, gent; subject to the payment to cousins Elizabeth Gyles and Charity Gyles, children of William Gyles and Charity his wife of £100
To cousins Elizabeth Bythwood and Charity Bythwood, daughters of Storer Bythwood of Isfield, yeoman, the moiety of the messuage or tenement called The Catts in the Cliffe near Lewes occupied by William Morris
To executrixes in trust for sale for performance of will, all freehold and copyhold messuages and land held of the manor of Ranscombe in South Malling and at Southerham and the moiety of the prebendary rectory or parsonage of Southerham, with all tithes late Charity Storer, and a copyhold messuage and land in Beddingham late Richard Elphick deceased
W: Richard Isted, John Delves, Thomas Tourll
Codicil cancelling bequest of The Catts in the Cliffe if Storer Bythwood should make claims or molest any devisee; W: as will and Robert Hammond the younger, 20 Mar 1686

Deed of covenant  SAS/G34/89  14 Nov 1687

Contents:
Mary Ellis of Lewes, singlewoman, Dorothy Ellis of Lewes, singlewoman, and Nathaniel Russell of Lewes, apothecary and his wife Mary, that no advantage should be taken of the right of survivorship under the will of Elizabeth Alcock deceased in case any of the devisees should die before the messuages and land should be sold, such sale not having then taken place
W: Walter Brett, Thomas Isted

Conveyance (lease for two years and release, with bond) for £400  SAS/G34/90-92  19,20 Jun 1688

Contents:
William West, citizen and draper of London, to Thomas Medley of Southover near Lewes, gent
A moiety of a messuage or tenement called The Catts with barn, buildings and garden St Thomas under the Cliffe near Lewes, occupied by Dorothy Cheesman, before William Morris and before James Tabret
A moiety of the rectory or parsonage of Southerham and all tithes belonging
W: Edward Wilson, rector of [East] Blatchington, Edward Burtenshaw of Lewes, Edward Baughe TM's clerk (witnesses identified on paper attached to release)

Conveyance (lease and release) for £400  SAS/G34/93-94  27,28 Jul 1727

Contents:
Dorothy Ellis of Lewes, singlewoman, and Mary Russell of Lewes, widow, to Richard Russell of South Malling, doctor of physic
A moiety of the prebend, rectory or parsonage of Southerham and all glebelands and tithes
A moiety of a piece of land called The Pight in Southerham, occupied by Mary Gatland, widow (E: Maudlin Brook; S: land of Thomas Browne, gent, called the Slaughter; N: road from Southerham to Lewes; W: The Hogbrook)
Mary Ellis, the other devisee of Elizabeth Alcock, being since deceased; £266 13s 4d paid to DE and £133 6s 8d to MR
W: Samuel Isted, Thomas Barrett, Anthony Blundell

Conveyance (lease and relase) for £150  SAS/G34/95-96  26 Jul 1690

Contents:
Peter Courthope of Danny in Hurstpierpoint, esq and Richard Isted of Lewes, gent (trustees of John Olliver of Lewes, gent) to [his widow] Mary Olliver of Lewes, widow
Lands and tenements called Oxen Settle (30a) in Southerham in South Malling occupied by John Palmer (W: road from Southerham to a valley called Oxen Settle; S, E: land of John Gage, bt)
Recites: will of JO bequeathing the property to PC and RI as trustees for sale, 5 Aug 1685
W: Benjamin White, Peter White, George Luxford

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/97  28 Jul 1690

Contents:
Admission of Peter Courthope of Danny, esq and Richard Isted, gent, as devisees of the will of John Olliver of 5 Aug 1685
A messuage and 28a in Ranscombe late Cornford, quitrent 6s; 5a in Oxen Ceton late Whitfeild, quitrent 2s 6d; tenement and 12a late Pemble, quitrent 6d; tenement called The Chappell with land belonging at Southerham, quitrent 4d
Surrender by PC and RI to JO's widow Mary Olliver of Lewes, who was admitted Henry Shelley, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/98  1 May 1699

Contents:
Paper copy of surrender of the tenements in SAS/G34/97 by Mary Oliver, widow, to the use of her will, with proviso permitting her to sell, surrender or dispose of them at any time
Taken by Charles Goodwyn, steward, in the presence of Thomas Browne and Benjamin Ellis

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/99  11 Apr 1705

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Browne of Lewes as devisee and executor of his aunt Mary Oliver, widow, 23 Jun 1703
Tenements as SAS/G34/97, described in the will as her messuage and premises called Southerham Farm as well freehold as copyhold in South Malling occupied by Richard Baker (subject to an annuity of £5 to her niece Ann Puxty, wife of Nicholas Puxty), remainder on the death of TB without heirs of his body to Richard Paine of Lewes, esq and Nathaniel Trayton, gent in trust for sale; out of the proceeds £100 a piece to be paid to nieces, Ann White, Ann Puxty, Mary Bell and to Philadelphia daughter of niece Barbara Campion; surplus to the executors or administrators of TB
Thomas Medley, steward

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G34/100  1 Jun 1705

Contents:
Thomas Browne of Lewes, gent to Thomas Isted of Lewes, gent, with Robert Bicknell of London, gent
Messuage or tenement, buildings, gardens, farm and lands called Southerham Farm to make the said Thomas Isted tenant of the freehold for the purpose of a common recovery
W: Thomas Duncomb, Charles Fell
Enrolled in common pleas, Trinity 1705 r6

Extract of common recovery specified by SAS/G34/100  SAS/G34/101  nd wmk 1799

Contents:
Trinity 1705
Robert Bicknell, gent, against Thomas Isted, gent, with Thomas Browne as vouchee
Messuage, 3 gardens, 45a of land, 13a of meadow, 13a of pasture, 4a of wood and common of pasture for 50 sheep in South Malling

Copy of court roll, manor of Ranscombe  SAS/G34/102  26 May 1725

Contents:
Recovery by Thomas Browne (John Newton demandant, Bernard Covat, gent, tenant, Thomas Browne and Thomas Streater vouchees)
Thomas Medley, Edward Medley, stewards

Limited enfranchisement for £250  SAS/G34/103  7 Jun 1734

Contents:
William Gage, bt, lord of the manor of Ranscombe, to Richard Russell of South Malling, doctor in physic
Messuage and 100a bondland at Southerham formerly Pellands, quitrent 40s 8d
Barn and 34a bondland at Southerham formerly Gaughton, quitrent 18s
Tenement and 28a bondland at Southerham formerly Puckle, quitrent 13s 4d
Messuage, barn and 9½a bondland at Southerham formerly Acton, 4s 3d
Two acres called the Wentacre and Owtons Croft at Southerham formerly Brown, quitrent 18d
Cottage and garden in South Malling near the Cliffe formerly Brook, quitrent 2d
Cottage in South Malling near the Cliffe formerly Daby, quitrent 2d
Cottage and garden in South Malling formerly Pupp, quitrent 1d
All late the estate of Dorothy Ellis, before Mary Ellis, before of Elizabeth Alcock and before Storer, commonly called Southerham Farm, and the timber wharf which leads from a place called the Cliffe Shallow along the side of the river to Southerham
Freed from all copyhold customs, fines heriots and services at the yearly rent of 1d and 1s for heriot
W: William Pettitt, William Vine

Conveyance (lease and release, copy and bond) for £650  SAS/G34/104-107  15, 16 Jan 1755

Contents:
Susannah Browne of Lewes, widow of Thomas Browne of Lewes and afterwards of Barcombe, esq, and his only son Thomas Browne of Lewes, esq, to Richard Russell of South Malling, doctor in physic
Lands and tenements called Oxen Settle (30a) in Southerham in South Malling, occupied by RR
W: Thomas Philcox, William Michell
Attached to SAS/G34/105: note that the deed was delivered to Messrs Hoper [of Lewes] by Mr Willis of Brighton, 10 Apr 1827

Receipt for £1375  SAS/G34/108  16 Jan 1755

Contents:
Susannah Browne and Thomas Browne to Richard Russell
The purchase money for a messuage, farm and lands in Southerham part freehold and part copyhold; the £650 for which a receipt was given on the back of SAS/G34/105 being part of the consideration money
W: William Michell

Office copy probate (PCC) of will (8 May 1759) of Richard Russell of South Malling, doctor in physic  SAS/G34/109  23 Jan 1760

Contents:
To wife Mary Russell: three houses with gardens in Lewes St Michael (E: Market Lane; W: Mr William Michel's garden) occupied by Mrs Henry Mannings, Mr Bennet and Mrs Matthews; RR's house at Brighton with all furniture, with stable, coachhouse, chariot and pair of coach-horses; also £100
To son Richard Russell: the next presentation of Broadwater after the present Incumbent, the Rev Mr [Samuel] Terrick
Residue of real and personal estate to eldest son William Russell in tail; in default of issue, gift over to Richard Russell in tail; in default of issue to daughters Willhelmina, Mary, Timothea, Grace and Hannah, charged with the following: £200 a year to wife Mary, £1000 to each of unmarried children: Richard, Mary, Timothea and Grace, provided wife and children quit all claims to any part of estates late of William Kempe, esq, or RR, to give up all title to Piddinghoe Farm occupied by Thomas Smith and farms at Pyecome and to leave son William Russell in perfect possession of real and personal estate of William Kempe, esq, father of the RR's wife
Executor: son William Russell; trustees: nephew Richard Russell of London, Mathew Waters of Lincoln's Inn, esq and Richard Rideout of Lewes, esq

Release  SAS/G34/110  10 Jun 1761

Contents:
By Richard Russell of South Malling, son of Richard Russell, doctor of physic, to RR's executor William Kempe, esq, late William Russell, on payment of a legacy of £1000; W: Daniel Monk

Copies of SAS/G34/110  SAS/G34/111A-C  10 Jun 1761

3 Copies

Release  SAS/G34/112  4 Nov 1765

Contents:
By Mary Russell of Brighton, spinster, and Grace Russell of Brighton, spinster, two daughters of Dr Richard Russell of South Malling, to their brother William Kempe of South Malling, esq, formerly called William Russell, on payment of legacies under their father's will and quitclaim of the estates of their grandfather William Kempe deceased and their father RR; W: Elizabeth Russell, William Michell

Copies of SAS/G34/112  SAS/G34/113A-C  4 Nov 1765

3 Copies

Release  SAS/G34/114  14 Nov 1765

Contents:
As SAS/G34/112 by Timothea Russell of Brighthton, spinster, one of the daughters of Dr Richard Russell; W: John Cobby, Sarah Emmery

Copies of SAS/G34/114  SAS/G34/115A-C  14 Nov 1765

3 copies

Copy settlement (lease and release to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G34/116-117  27 May 1760

Contents:
William Kempe of South Malling, esq, formerly called William Russell, (eldest son and heir of Richard Russell, doctor in physic, of South Malling deceased by his wife Mary, only child of William Kempe, esq of South Malling), to James Parke and Thomas Poole both of Gough Square, London, gents
The manor of Ditchling Garden
The capital messuage called Bineham [in Chailey]
Four pieces of land (248a) called Bineham, Newlands, Hunts and the Post in Chailey and in Chiltington in Westmeston
The rectory, parsonage and church of South Malling, formerly belonging to the College of South Malling and all messuages, tithes and land belonging to it
The capital messuage or mansion house formerly belonging to the Dean of South Malling called the Deanery of South Malling
100a In South Malling
35a Called Ryders Well in South Malling and Ringmer
Messuage and 8a and the osier plot in South Malling and St Thomas Cliffe
Messuage and 30a in Hamsey called Keel Farm
Messuage and farm (160a) in Hartfield called Beaches, Bruxelles and Blackfields
Messuage and farm (50a) in Hartfield called Islewood
Messuage and farm (4a) in Hartfield
Messuage, malthouse and 27a in Heathfield called Hugletts and Highdown on both sides of the lane or highway from Cade Street to a messuage called Bingles
Toft (formerly a messuage since burnt down), barn and 65a in Heathfield called Shornehurst Moones, Gyles, Huggetts and Bishops Wood
Woodland called North Bishops Wood (9a 1r) in Heathfield
Messuage and 100a at Southerham in South Malling formerly Pelland
Barn and 34a at Southerham formerly Gaughton
Tenement and 28a at Southerham formerly Puckle
Messuage, barn and 9½a at Southerham formerly Acton
2a Called the Went Acre and Owtons Croft at Southerham
Cottage and garden in South Malling near the Cliffe formerly Brook
Cottage and garden in South Malling near the Cliffe formerly Daby
Cottage and garden in South Malling near the Cliffe formerly Pupp
Messuage, 3 gardens, 45a of land, 13a of meadow, 13a of pasture, 4a of wood and common of pasture for 50 sheep at Southerham, formerly Brown
The moiety of the prebendary, rectory or parsonage of Southerham and all tithes belonging to it
The advowson of the rectory and parish church of Broadwater
The tithes of corn, grain and hay from a portion of lands called The Wallands in Lewes St John under the Castle and St Peter and St Mary Westout
Nine messuages, a stable, a workshop, 9 gardens and 2a of Brook or Fresh Marsh land in Lewes St John under the Castle
20a Of meadow, pasture and woodland in Laughton
W: John Alder, Daniel Monk; W to copy: J[ohn] Hoper the younger, E Kinaston the younger, 2 Nov 1786

Attested copy marriage settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G34/118  5, 6 Aug 1735

Contents:
Elizabeth Grestock the elder of Eastbourne, widow of Richard Grestock of Eastbourne, gent, deceased, their daughter and heir Elizabeth Grestock the younger, John Clarke then residing in Eastbourne, clerk, to Hanbury Walthall of St Catherine Creechurch, London, merchant haberdasher, and George Strahan of St Michael's Cornhill, bookseller, in trust EG the younger to marry JC
1 A messuage, barn, gardens and closes in Hailsham; a close of upland pasture called Jordens (12a) and 3 closes of pasture called Movers otherwise Overs (9a 3r) and Fackham lands (37a 3r); the Stocks (7a); Salt marsh (13½a); Little Bitt (3a) Barnetts and Stone crofts in Pevensey Level (32a); all in Hailsham or the Liberty of Pevensey, occupied by Richard Blundell
2 A messuage called the Bean House with barns, stables and 40a near Downash in Hailsham called Ounsties, Gingletts, the Bean Croft, Runtons Wish and Yearshams, one piece (3a) late Lyndsey and sometime Edward [Sackville], Earl of Dorset, all occupied by Francis Rich
3 5a At Ounsties Wall near Downash in Hailsham formerly of John Akehurst; 2 pieces called Runtones Wish (5a) near Downash formerly Nicholas Bodle deceased; the Great Stone or Great Stone Croft (3a 1r) in Hailsham (E: road from Hailsham to lands formerly John Gardiner; W: messuage and land formerly Stephen Foster; S, E: Fakeham Lands)
4 Little Stone (1½a) in Hailsham (N: road from Hailsham church to Newbridge; E, S, W: land formerly RG); 4 pieces called the Grass Land Field (6a; N: the road from Hailsham church to Newbridge) the Long Hedge field (3a); the Rushey Brook Field (4a); the Filmer Field (7a) lying together on the other side of the road, containing 20a in Hailsham formerly Henry Coby
All settled (inter alia) by RG to the use of EG the elder (by her name Elizabeth Williams) for life, 4 Dec 1712
5 A messuage, barn, garden, 2 crofts and 2 pieces of land (4a) in Hailsham occupied by Richard Pope; also the Homestalls or Homestall Marshes in Hailsham (32a); and 3 pieces (5a), all formerly of Ferdinand Bryan of Lewes, brewer
6 A messuage with barn, stables and land called Great Collington in Bexhill (80a) occupied by Richard Jenner; and a messuage, barns, buildings and 11 pieces of land called Broad Rides in Bexhill (40a) occupied by John Fowler, and 5 pieces called Honeys in Bexhill
7 The rectory or parsonage of Friston and a toft where a barn lately stood and a close of land belonging in Friston and all the tithes belonging to it called the portion of Friston, occupied by John Fletcher
Covenant by EG the younger to surrender copyholds held of the manors of Eastbourne Parker and Eastbourne Wilson as follows:
A messuage or tenement, barns and 2a of land theretofore Harraitt and a little field adjoining to the messuage (3 roods), 7a of fresh marsh in the common Cowbrooke theretofore Scarlett, 1a 1r of arable land in Sparrows Laine and 3a of arable in Milborne Gapp Furlong near the Parsonage Mill and the Parks, late Scarlett; 12a of arable land in or near the Town Laine and 2½a in Modcombe, one called the Diamond - the last two occupied by Edward Auger; and a piece called the Sheepskinne
W: Ann Griffith, Mary Winchester Richard Roycroft, Richard Lahy of Grays Inn; W to copy: Edward Robson, Benjamin Falgate, clerks to Mr Frogatt, Castle Street, Leicester Square [London], 13 Nov 1792

Copy deed of appointment  SAS/G34/119  1 Sep 1791

Contents:
Elizabeth Clarke of Tooting in Surrey (late of Bartlow, Cambridgeshire), widow of John Clarke, clerk, formerly Elizabeth Grestock, spinster, to her children Burton Clarke, George Clarke, Anthony Clarke, Sarah Loathis, widow, Frances Clarke and Sophia Clarke
Property in SAS/G34/118
Recites: death of JC without exercising the power of appointment in the settlement, 13 Feb 1791
W: George Walker of Tooting, William Frogatt; W to copy: Edward Robson, Benjamin Falgate, clerks to Mr Frogatt, Castle Street, Leicester Square [London], 13 Nov 1792

Conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G34/120-121  4, 5 Jan 1793

Contents:
George Clarke of London, surgeon (late of Salisbury, Wiltshire), Anthony Clarke of London, stockbroker, Sarah Loathis of Panfield in Essex (widow of Edward Loathis), Frances Clarke of Tooting, spinster and Sophia Clarke of Tooting, spinster, to Thomas Cosham of Ringmer, gent, and John Faulconer of the Hodern in Piddinghoe, gent, and Richard Plumer of the South Sea House, Threadneedle Street, London, gent
The rectory or parsonage of Friston and all that toft where a barn formerly stood, and all the tithes and profits belonging to it called the portion of Friston, being the tithes of corn and grain and all other premises demised by the Dean and Chapter of Chichester to GC (except the close of land belonging to the said parsonage), 20 Jan 1792
W: George Walker of Tooting, George Evans of Roxwell, William Frogatt; W to copy: Edward Robson, Benjamin Falgate, [clerks to WF, Castle Street, Leicester Square London], Thomas Stevens, rector of Panfield, Essex, his servant John Joisden, George Armstrong and G Coltman, clerks in the Bank

Conveyance (lease and release) for £1080  SAS/G34/122-123  1, 2 Dec 1796

Contents:
John Faulconer of Newhaven, gent, to Thomas Cosham of Ringmer, gent
His moiety of the rectory or parsonage of Friston as SAS/G34/121
W: J[ohn] Hoper, Robert Hoffman Faulconer

Declaration of trust  SAS/G34/124A  6 Jul 1797

Contents:
Frances Hay of Glyndebourne [in Glynde], spinster, Henry Gage, Viscount Gage, the Rev Francis Tutte, rector of Shering, Essex, James Langham of Lincoln's Inn, esq and Thomas Partington of Offham in Hamsey, esq £2000 Bank stock which held in pursuance of the will and codicil of Henrietta Hay of Glyndebourne, spinster, deceased, 16 Feb and 1 May 1787, for the benefit of poor persons of Ringmer and Glynde
With regulations for the distribution of the income
W:H J Shadwell, J Lupton, John Delap

Stock receipt for £2000 as SAS/G34/124A  SAS/G34/124B  6 Jul 1797

Copy of release in trust for creditors  SAS/G34/125  30 Apr 1793

Contents:
Thomas Harben of Lewes and others, partners in the Brighton Bank, and Thomas Harben and others, partners in the Horsham Bank, to George Courthope of Whiligh [in Ticehurst], esq, and Nathaniel Kemp of Preston, esq, creditors of the banks, in trust
3a Of freehold land in a field called Tends in Willingdon, intermixed with and adjoining to copyhold lands of Edward Bisen and his wife Rebecca, late the lands of Mr Manningham, occupied by TH, and all other freehold messuages and farms belonging to the joint estate of the parties
W: William Attree, William Balcombe Langridge, Henry Brooker, George Courthope the younger; W to copy: John Ashman and Thomas Waring, clerks to Henry Brooker

Copy deed of sale  SAS/G34/126  11 May 1793

Contents:
Thomas Harben, with the consent of his partners in business of bankers at Lewes, Brighton and Horsham, to William Creak of Cornhill, London, tea-dealer, Peter Simon of Brighton, gent, Thomas Rickman of Lewes, merchant and John Leach of Lincolns Inn, esq, and 99 creditors (named)
The stock in trade, debts &c
W to copy: Henry Maddock the younger, Thomas Stackhouse, clerks to Mr Maddock of Lincolns Inn, 19 Mar 1795

Copy conveyance (lease and release)  SAS/G34/127-128  18, 19 May 1793

Contents:
Thomas Harben and his wife Elizabeth; Robert Skinner of Seaford, innkeeper, John Fuller of Lewes, yeoman, Richard King of Lewes, banker, Chatfield Turner of Lewes, gent, Henry Harben of Lewes, gent, and Charles Smart of Lambs Conduit St, Middlesex, gent, Abraham Morris of Lewes, ironmonger, (trustees nominated by TH of the freehold estates); William Creak of London, tea-dealer, Peter Simon of Brighton, gent, Thomas Rickman of Lewes, merchant and John Leach of Lincoln's Inn, esq, in trust for creditors
The manor and manor-house of Blachington and 20a land in Blachington, theretofore occupied by John Cooper and afterwards of John Washer, since of John Brooke and then of Major James Boorder
Barn with close, stable and 33a 1r of pasture and arable in Blachington late Rowe and 9a late Rowe and before Willett; a barn and close called Lambs late Goffe and 27a in Blachington, all purchased from the Rev John Shirley Fermor and the trustees of the settlement on his marriage with his wife Catharine
The manor or reputed manor and farm or grange of Alfriston in Alfriston
The manor or reputed manor and farm of Maffe Alfriston otherwise Maffe Alfriston
2a Of Brookland on the E side of the parcel of land next described
Grange, barn, stable and 2a on which the said barn and stable were standing in Alfriston
30a Of arable land in the common laines of Alfriston and pasture for 100 sheep on Alfriston Down
Lands called Shermans Drove and the Great Link in Alfriston and arable land formerly Robert Adams and the Dean Lands formerly Robert Adams and 6a formerly Badgeant dispersed in the common fields of Alfriston
All formerly the estate of James Edwards, bt, and were then late occupied by Robert Newman afterwards of John Huggett and since of William Tucknott
12a In the tenant laine in Alfriston part enclosed (E, S: the road), with 60 sheep leazes and 1 ram leaze on the tenant down of Alfriston, sometime of Tobias Jiles and late occupied by Robert Newman
All purchased by TH of James Batchellor, esq
The advowson of Breedon, Worcestershire, purchased from Mathew Durrant esq
Messuage or dwellinghouse with brewhouse, buildings and lands in Lewes St Michael (W: dwellinghouse occupied by Thomas Dicker; S: High Street; E: messuage of Stephen Weller)
Freehold messuage, backside and brewhouse in Lewes St Michael occupied by Thomas Dicker (W: the dwellinghouse of Robert Barnard, esq; E: the last mentioned dwellinghouse occupied by Samuel Jesse)
Messuage or dwellinghouse in the Cliffe, late in occupation of Henry Edwards and then of Thomas Carpenter (S: High Street of the Cliffe; N: messuage in the tenure of John Colvil; E: messuage and yard late in the tenure of John Grover and then of [blank] Soan; W: a common ditch or sewer)
Malthouse, washhouse and chamber over it, which had been lately new built in an alley in the Cliffe leading N out of the High Street, occupied by TH and Henry Harben (E: the alley; W: the common ditch; N: a blacksmith's shop occupied by John Grover)
A piece of garden ground in the Cliffe (N: the Navigable Sewer; S: part of the alley and in part on a piece of garden ground), on part of which a malthouse had been built the other part being used as a wharf
Messuage in the West or High Street of the Cliffe, part of it converted into an ironmonger's shop occupied by TH and Henry Harben
Several houses in Seaford (described)
The advowson of the rectory of Blatchington
Moiety of Court Farm (67a), Heath Farm, (29a), Baldwins Farm (48a), Castle Farm (137a) in Mountfield, Crowhurst Farm (66a) in Mountfield and Battle, four messuages and 69a called Darwell Furnace Farm in Mountfield and Brightling, messuage called John Croft [recte Johns Cross] in Mountfield, cottage in Mountfield, Gate Court Farm in Northiam and in Newenden in Kent, all allotted to Martha Popplewell as the dower of her late husband John Nicoll
3a In the borough of Norlington in Ringmer called Beanham
W to copy: Henry Maddock the younger, Thomas Stackhouse, clerks to Mr Maddock of Lincolns Inn, 19 Mar 1795

Copy appointment of new trustees  SAS/G34/129  [17, 18] Feb 1795

Contents:
William Creak of Cornhill, London, tea-dealer, Peter Simon of Brighton, gent, Thomas Rickman of Lewes, merchant and John Leach of Lincoln's Inn, esq, to William Reader of the Inner Temple, London, esq, John Boys of Ashcombe [in Lewes St Ann Without], esq and Thomas Tourle of Bartletts Buildings, London, gent
Unsold portion of the estate in SAS/G34/127-128 (details)
Recites: SAS/G34/127-128; sale by WC, PS, TR and JL of parts of the estate; resignation of WC by endorsement of on SAS/G34/126, 5 Jul 1794; appointment of WR in his stead by similar endorsement, 10 Jul 1794; resignation of TR by notice in the Lewes Weekly Journal, 27 Dec 1794; creditors' meeting at Lewes Old Bank appointing JB in his stead; personal estate (leaseholds, debts, stock in trade and goods) assigned to TT in trust for new trustees
W to copy: G C Clarke, William Langley, clerks to Mr Maddock, 8 Lincolns Inn, 4 Jun 1795

Conveyance (feoffment) for £95  SAS/G34/130  2 Oct 1632

Contents:
Robert James of Hooe, clerk, Samuel James of Glynde, yeoman, and his wife Elizabeth and John Gower of Heathfield, yeoman, and his wife Elizabeth, to Thomas Oliver of Lewes, gent
Lands called Oxen Settle (24a) in Southerham in the parish of South Malling (N: road from Southerham to the valley called Oxensettle; S, E: lands of John Gage, bt)
W: Thomas Springett, Ambrose Trayton and Roger Cobie; to livery of seisin: Ambrose Trayton, Roger Cobie and Robert Palmer

Counterpart lease for 7 years from 29 Sep 1722 at £75  SAS/G34/131  1 Sep 1722

Contents:
Dorothy Ellis of Lewes, spinster, and Mary Russell of Lewes, (widow of Nathaniel Russell of Lewes, apothecary), to Gerard (signs Jared) Gatland of Southerham in South Malling, yeoman
Copyhold messuage, farm and lands with a moiety of the freehold lands of Southerham Farm and a moiety of the rectory or parsonage of Southerham
Reserved: a moiety of a croft called the Pith (1a) when and as often as they should think fit to let or use it for building ships, together with as much of the Hogg Brook adjoining the common river as should be needful and convenient for the same use
W: Thomas Force, Edward Pollington

Lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1730 at £43  SAS/G34/132  29 Jan 1731

Contents:
Thomas Browne of Lewes, esq (with the licence of the lord of the manor of Ranscombe to Richard Russell of South Malling, doctor of physic
Messuage or tenement with two barns, buildings, farm and 70a, part freehold and part copyhold of the manor of Ranscombe in Southerham and Ranscombe, lately occupied by Mary Gatland, widow
Reserved: timber and all the apples (except the codlins), pears, walnuts and filberts in the orchard
W: Elizabeth Newton, John Michell

Counterpart of SAS/G34/132  SAS/G34/133  29 Jan 1731

Cancelled lease for 14 years from 29 Sep 1763 at £270  SAS/G34/134  15 Oct 1763

Contents:
William Kempe of South Malling, esq to William Pollhill of Hollington, gent
Messuage, barns, farm and 270a called Southerham Farm
Several cottages with gardens in Southerham and a moiety of the prebendary of Southerham and all tithes and emoluments
The tithes of corn, grain and hay arising from Stoneham Farm occupied by William Shadwell, and Lower Stoneham Farm occupied by Aaron Winton, being part of the predial tithes belonging to the Deanery of South Malling
The dwellinghouse or part of a tenement and garden and six pieces of land (44a), part of a farm called Riders Well in South Malling
All late occupied by George Waters
Reserved: wharf between the South Street in South Malling and Southerham; the tithes of corn, grain and hay belonging to the Deanery of South Malling arising from the fields called the Gores (11a) formerly occupied by Luke Spence esq, part of the lands occupied by Aaron Waters, formerly no parcel of Lower Stoneham Farm; one part or tenement of the dwellinghouse at Riders Well and lands called the Slipes and Riders Well Shaw (15a) part of Riders Well Farm, with a carriage way; timber, mines and minerals
W: William Michell, Thomas Farnes
Endorsed: memorandum that WP shall not be obliged to rebuild any cottages that burn down and that the rent will be abated proportionately; 15 Oct 1763

Lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1784 at £240  SAS/G34/135  24 Sep 1784

Contents:
William Kempe of South Malling, serjeant-at-law, to Thomas Marchant the younger of Hurstpierpoint, yeoman
Messuage, barns, farm and land called Southerham Farm
Two cottages and gardens at Southerham formerly Brown moiety of the prebendary of Southeram and all tithes of Upper Stoneham Farm, occupied by John Farnecombe, and Lower Stoneham Farm, occupied by Henry Wood
The great and small tithes of six pieces of land called Ryders Well, part of the predial tithes of the Deanery or impropriate rectory of South Malling
Dwellinghouse or part of a tenement and garden and six pieces of land part of Ryders Well Farm in South Malling on the S side of a watercourse there
Piece of land (69a) in Ringmer allotted to WK in right of his freehold and copyhold messuages and lands in South Malling by the Broyle Park Enclosure
Reserved: wharf extending from a shallow called Cliff Shallow to a hedge and ditch at Southerham Corner; four cottages adjoining Cliff Shallow with their gardens, a dwelling-house or tenement with garden at Ryders Well occupied by the collector of tolls at Malling Turnpike gate; the tithes of fields formerly not parcel of Lower Stoneham Farm; two fields at Ryders Well called the Slipes and the Shaw or Coppice and all timber, mines and minerals
W: Thomas Davies, William Wheeler
Endorsed: covenants concerning a barn, stables and buildings built by WK and a messuage for the residence of a workman built by TM on the Broyle allotment; TM may remove the house if WK or an incoming tenant decline to take it at valuation; W: Thomas Piper; 11 Apr 1796

Attested copy of mortgage for £4000 at 4%  SAS/G34/136  1 Nov 1765

Contents:
William Kempe of South Malling near Lewes, esq (formerly called William Russell, eldest son and heir of Richard Russell, doctor in physic, of South Malling deceased, by his wife Mary, only child of William Kempe of South Malling, esq, deceased) to Robert Plumer of the Cliff near Lewes, gent
The manor of Ditchling Garden
Capital messuage called Bineham and four messuages with 248a called Bineham, Newlands, Hants and the Post in Chailey and in Chiltington in Westmeston
Messuage and farm with houses and 160a in Hartfield called Beaches, Bruxells and Blackfields, occupied by John Gilbert
Messuage and 100a at Southerham in South Malling formerly Pelland
Barn and 34a at Southerham formerly Gaughton
Tenement and 28a at Southerham formerly Puckle
Messuage, barn and 9½a at Southerham formerly Acton
2a Called Wentacre and Owtons Croft at Southerham
Cottage in South Malling near the Cliffe formerly Brook
Cottage and garden in South Malling near the Cliffe formerly Darby
Cottage and garden in South Malling near the Cliffe formerly Pupp
Messuage, 3 gardens, 45a of land, 13a of meadow, 13a of pasture, 4a of wood and common of pasture for 50 sheep at Southerham formerly Brown
Moiety of the prebend or parsonage of Southerham
W: William Michell, Thomas Farnes; W to copy: Josias Smith, John Fisher, 10 Oct 1786

Covenant to produce deed  SAS/G34/137  14 Oct 1786

Contents:
John Ingram of Chailey, esq, and William Kempe of South Malling, esq, serjeant-at-law
the original of SAS/G34/136 1 Nov 1765
Recites: JI has purchased the manor of Ditchling Garden and the capital messuage called Bineham with four messuages, barns, buildings and 248a called Binehams, Newlands and Hunts and the Post in Chailey and in Chiltington in Westmeston
W: Josias Smith, John Fisher

Assignment of mortgage for £2000  SAS/G34/138  29 Nov 1786

Contents:
Henry Manning of Southover, esq (executor and residuary legatee of Robert Plumer), with William Kempe of Malling Deanery in South Maling, serjeant at law, to John Hoper the younger of Lewes, gent
WK's remaining property subject to the mortgage to RP of 1 Nov 1765 (SAS/G34/136)
Recites: sale of the manor of Ditchling Garden and Bineham in Chailey by WK to John Ingram by which the mortgage-debt of £4000 was discharged; mortgage of the remainder to JH
W: Thomas Dewly, Edward Kinaston the younger, Edward Blackman, John Harman the younger

Assignment of mortgage and further charge for £2000  SAS/G34/139  26 Feb 1789

Contents:
John Hoper of Lewes, gent, and William Kempe, serjeant-at-law, to Thomas Harben of Lewes, esq
Property mortgaged by SAS/G34/138 29 Nov 1786
W: Chatfield Turner, Joseph Wheatley, Lucy Turner

Mortgage (lease and release) for £1000 at 5%  SAS/G34/140-141  3, 4 Jun 1793

Contents:
William Kempe of Malling Deanery, South Malling, serjeant-at-law, to Jane Duke of Lake, Wiltshire, widow
Property mortgaged by SAS/G34/138 to which this mortgage shall be subject
Cottage in South Malling near the Cliffe late Pupp annotated sold to James Berry for £118
W: Nathaniel Edmonds, George Roots

Covenant to charge mortgaged property  SAS/G34/142  4 Jun 1793

Contents:
William Kempe of Malling Deanery, South Malling, serjeant-at-law to Jane Duke of Lake in Wiltshire, widow
His moiety of the prebend or parsonage of Southerham in mortgage for £4000 to Thomas Harben
Covenant by WK to execute a proper mortgage as soon as one can be prepared
Acknowleges £1000 deposited in his name with Willis, Wood and Co, bankers, Lombard Street [London]
W: A[braham] P[urshouse] Driver, Kent Road, surveyor

Appointment  SAS/G34/143  4 Jun 1793

Contents:
By William Kempe and Jane Duke of Thomas Rashleigh of Hatton Garden, Holborn, Middlesex, gent, as receiver of the issues of the mortgaged premises; W: Nathaniel Edmonds and George Roots, Hatton Garden

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G34/144  27 Jul 1795

Contents:
Samuel Shergold of Brighton, banker, Stephen Rice and John Rice both of Southwick, bankers, George Courthope of Whiligh [in Ticehurst], esq, and Nathaniel Kemp of Preston, esq, (surviving trustees under a deed of 30 Apr 1793) and William Kempe to John Harcourt, William Blake, Philip Sansom, Thomas Postlethwaite and Nathaniel Tanner of London, bankers, of the mortgage of 1 Nov 1765

Transfer of mortgaged estates  SAS/G34/145  28 Jul 1795

Contents:
Thomas Harben and his trustees, with William Kempe, serjeant at law, to Samuel Fludyer of Baker Street, Portman Square, bt, George Fludyer of Thistleton in Rutland, esq and Thomas Rashleigh of Haton Garden Holborn, Mx, esq of a mortgage of estates in South Malling for securing £4000

Mortgage for £1200 at 5%  SAS/G34/146  10 Aug 1795

Contents:
William Kempe, serjeant-at-law, to John Marten of Firle, gent
Property as mortgaged by SAS/G34/138 with the Broyle allotment as SAS/G34/135 occupied by Thomas Marchant
W: William Cooper of Lewes, Thomas Hill his clerk

Deed of further charge  SAS/G34/147  1 Mar 1797

Contents:
By William Kempe to John Marten as SAS/G34/146 for £300; W: Thomas Hill, Peter Stone

MISCELLANEOUS SUSSEX DOCUMENTS  [no ref. or date]

Copy of court roll, manor of Ratton Hereward [in Willingdon]  SAS/G35/1  25 Oct 1414

Contents:
Precept to the beadle to distrain the heir of Philip Mestede for homage, fealty and suit of court due to the lord; the beadle answered that Nicholas Selewyne the elder was tenant of the tenure and enfeoffed Thomas Coupere, clerk, John Depyngh, clerk, John Fether, clerk, William Tupyn, clerk, Andrew Peke and others; the beadle is ordered to distrain them

Grant  SAS/G35/2  23 Apr 1461

Contents:
John Crowlynk of Seaford to William Colyn of Firle and Sir John Marchall, clerk, of Seaford
Messuage and one-sixth part of a messuage in Seaford (S: tenement of William Pakyn; N: tenement of John Syger; W: road; E: tenement of Thomas Aylove late of Thomas Man) which JC had by feoffment of John Richer of Eastbourne
W: Thomas Marley, bailiff of Seaford, John Walkelyn the younger, John Hookman, John Tanner, William Baker, John Petytt, John Baron of Seaford; at Seaford; seal

Lease for 12 years from 29 Sep 1504 at £6 13s 4d  SAS/G35/3  1 Jun 1504

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Thomas Bery of Ripe, husbandman
The manor of Tarring St Clere with appurtenances in Tarring [Nevill] and all its lands
Reserved: the advowson of the church of Tarring [Nevill] and the manorial rights; TB to roof buildings with straw, labok or reed, and to maintain the wall against the common river after it has once been repaired by JG
Seal

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £170  SAS/G35/4  12 Jul 1506

Contents:
John Gage of Burstow in Surrey, esq to David Owen of Midhurst, kt
The manor of Marden and all lands called Marden and other lands in Marden in Godstone (Walkested), Surrey
Discharged of all recognizances and statutes except a statute staple in £400 that JG's father William Gage bound himself to John Mill, gent, which JG undertakes to discharge by 1 Nov 1506

Settlement  SAS/G35/5  19 May 1514

Contents:
John Gage, esq to George Gudeford, esq, John Rote, Henry Saunder, Thomas Polsted and Stephen Rote, gents in trust to fulfil JG's will
The manor of Tarring Sentleger [?recte St Clere] with the advowson of the church of Tarring [Nevill], view of frankpledge and all his lands and tenements in Tarring [Nevill] and Fletching
JG appoints Thomas Holybon and Richard Balard attorneys to deliver seisin Seal (a ram)

Grant for £22 13 4d  SAS/G35/6  18 Jul 1526

Contents:
William Buste, son and heir of Joan Buste, widow, to Edward Lewkenor, esq, Thomas Polsted, gent, Peter Fluscher, John Cotmot and Alan Fawkenor, to the use of Edward Markwyke in fee
All his lands and tenements, pasture, woods and rents called Asshehurst in Plumpton, and all his lands in Plumpton late his mother Joan
W to livery of seisin: Philip Pekden, John Snatte, Thomas Fawkenor, William Hether, Richard Wyncham, Henry Whelar and Ann Offington, wife of Robert Offington; afterwards WB at the house of EM in the presence of the same persons (except Ann) acknowledged that he owed £20 in full payment of the £22 13 4d
Seal-tag formed from the answer of Andrew Wyndesore, kt, to the complaint of John Dudeley, kt

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £40  SAS/G35/7  28 Jan 1543

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, kt, controller of the king's household, to William Jefferye of Chiddingly, yeoman, and his son Thomas Jefferye
70a Of land and wood called Gravehyrst in Chiddingly
Two seals, one a stag couchant and the other TS

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale)  SAS/G35/8  12 Jun 1543

Contents:
John Gage, KG, John Baker, kt, and Edward Gage, esq, to Thomas Randolphe of Ticehurst, yeoman
Lands and tenements called the Upper Highlands and Nether Highlands in Ticehurst (100a), part of the possessions of the dissolved monastery of Combwell, Kent
TR has paid JG £48

Grant  SAS/G35/9  14 Nov 1533

Contents:
Peter Flussher, John Cotmott and Alan Fawkener, at the request of Edward Markwyke, to Edward Gage, Edward Belingeham, John a More of Wivelsfield and Thomas Pelland in trust for John Gage, kt
Lands called Asshehurste in Plumpton, which PF, JC and AF (with Edward Lewkenor and Thomas Polsted, gents, deceased), had by feoffment of William Buste, son and heir of Joan Buste, in trust for EM on 18 Jul 1526 [see SAS/G35/6]
Warranty against William [Boston], abbot of St Peter, Westminster and his successors

Letter of attorney  SAS/G35/10  21 Jun 1544

Contents:
Of John Gage, KG, to Thomas Gravisend and Thomas Pelham to receive from John Thetcher, esq, seisin of the lordship and manor of Compton in West Firle and Berwick, according to a charter of 20 Jun 1544

Counterpart assignment of crown lease  SAS/G35/11  3 Jan 1548

Contents:
John Gage, kt, to Nicholas Jenney, yeoman
A term of 50 years in the site of the late monastery of Lewes (with other premises) at a rent of £40 6s 0d, granted by letter patent of 1 Dec 1547
Endorsed: memorandum to put the leases with my patent of the South Rye; a lease of the South Rye

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £310  SAS/G35/12  3 Feb 1547

Contents:
John Gage, kt, controller of the king's household, to John Selwyne of Friston, gent, and his wife Beatrice
A marsh called Eastleez in Pevensey (120a) which, with other lands, were granted to JG by letters patent of 23 Aug 1546
£110 Of the consideration to be paid by 10 May 1547

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £14 and 600 rabbits  SAS/G35/13  2 Jun 1566

Contents:
Edward Gage, kt, to John Young of Piddinghoe, yeoman
A newly-built house, lands and tenements (60a) called The South Rye near Lewes
Rent includes 50 dozen of good sweet wholesome conies (10 dozen between 24 Jun and 29 Sep taken with hayes and nets upon the reasonable request of EG, and 40 dozen between 29 Sep and Shrovetide
W: John Gage, John Comber, John Fawkener, William Grynt, James Godlies and Robert Hampton

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G35/14  23 Dec 1576

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, son and heir of Edward Gage, kt, deceased, and EG's sons Thomas Gage, George Gage, Edward Gage, and Robert Gage, gents, to Simon Fennell of Firle, yeoman, in trust for TG
The manor of Ditchling Garden by the name of the manor and 20 messuages, 4 cottages, 20 barns, 20 gardens, 200a of land, 100a of meadow, 500a of pasture, 200a of wood, 100a furze and heath and 54s 1d rent in Ditchling, Cuckfield, Bolney, Twineham, Hurstpierpoint, Chiltington, Chailey and Woodmancote which TG, GG, EG and RG hold in tail male as tenants in common
W: John Comber, Roger Salter

Deed of exchange  SAS/G35/15  20 Oct 1579

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, and Roger Harlynge of Worth, yeoman JG to RH:
A parcel of ground (1a) in Worth (E, N: land of JG; s: land of RH; W: Copthorne Common)
RH to JG:
½a in Worth (S: the bay of JG's furnace-pond in the tenure of John Thorpe; E,N: land of JG; W: land of RH)
W: John Comber, John Underhill the younger, Richard Eaton, Stephen Fawkner and John Thorp

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £630  SAS/G35/16  9 Jan 1581

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, esq, to John Eversfeild of Worth, gent, and his son and heir Thomas Eversfeild
Four-fifths of the manor of Ditchling Garden and all messuages, mills, buildings, lands and rents in Ditchling, Cuckfield, Bolney, Twineham, Hurstpierpoint, Chiltington, Chailey and Woodmancote reserved: A barn and 124a in Ditchling occupied by Thomas Comber, late Richard Michelbourne; warranty by TG against the fifth share held by his brother Richard Gage, gent, and undertaking that he or his heirs shall convey to JE on reasonable request if in England
Outstanding leases of part of the manor: to John Wheatly for 500 years at 6s 8d and 20s for a heriot and 13s 4d for a relief, 20 Mar 1578; to Richard Parson for 1000 years at 8s 4d, best beast or 40s 0d heriot and 16s 4d relief, 8 Oct 1579; to Richard Awoodd for 1000 years at 4s 8d, 26s 8d heriot and 4s 8d relief, 1 Oct 1580; of 16a called Jackletts to Robert Chatfeilde for years at 16d, c1580
W: John Comber, Thomas Chaloner, and William Bowers the writer

Final concord  SAS/G35/17A,B  Michaelmas term 1583

Contents:
John Gage, esq, querent, and John Roottes, gent and his wife Alice, deforciants
The manor of Earsham otherwise Hailsham and 100a of land, 40a of meadow, 140a of pasture and 60a of fresh marsh in Hailsham

Counterpart conveyance (revocation of uses and covenant to stand seised) for £520  SAS/G35/18  6 Jan 1584

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to Thomas [Sackville], Lord Buckhurst
60a Called Sowthrie, once part of the dissolved priory of St Pancras in Lewes, in Southover, Iford and Rodmell, according to a settlement with power of revocation between JG and Anthony Kempe of London, esq, James Thatcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq, and Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq, 4 Jul 1580
W: Nicholas Parker, Thomas Culpeper, John Codwell

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £520  SAS/G35/19  10 Jan 1584

Contents:
John Gage of West Firle, esq to Thomas Sackvyle, kt, Lord Buckhurst
Land called South Rye (60a) in Southover, Iford and Rodmell, once part of the dissolved priory of St Pancras in Lewes
W: Nicholas Parker, Thomas Culpeper, John Codwell

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £280  SAS/G35/20  1 Sep 1588

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to Richard Page of East Grinstead, yeoman
The manor of Newenham otherwise Courtlandes [in Fletching and Maresfield] £80 of the purchase-price to be paid in the hall of Cliffords Inn, London, 30 Apr 1589; lease for eight years to JG's now or late servant Richard Page excepted from warranty
W: Robert Purdy, Edward Lucke, Henry Collins, Thomas Bawcom

Counterpart conveyance (revocation of uses and covenant to stand seised)  SAS/G35/21  20 Nov 1588

Contents:
John Gage, esq to the use of Richard Page
The manor of Newenham otherwise Courtlands [in Fletching and Maresfield], according to a settlement with power of revocation between JG and Anthony Kempe of London, esq, James Thatcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq, and Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq, 4 Jul 1580
W: Robert Purdy, Edward Lucke, Henry Collins, Thomas Bawcom

Assignment  SAS/G35/22  1 Aug 1590

Contents:
Richard Olive, one of the yeoman of the queen's chamber, to Henry Guldeforde of Hempsted in Kent, esq
Two parts of the manor of Ditchling Garden (120a) in Ditchling in Surrey and Sussex, rent £4
Two parts of the moiety of all lands, tenements and profits of the manor of Ersham otherwise Hailsham in Hailsham, rent £16 16s 0d
Seized into the queen's hands as two parts of the lands and tenements of Thomas Gage late of Alciston, gent, a recusant, and leased to RO for so long as they remained in the queen's hands by patent of 21 May 1590
W: Edward Gage, Peter Mason, Humphrey Nasshe

Trust deed of Lewes Grammar School  SAS/G35/23  20 Dec 1591

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, and John Stempe, gent, surviving trustees, to John Stope otherwise Harman and William Covert on condition that they should regrant to JG, JS and to Thomas Sackvile, kt, Baron of Buckhurst, Robert Sackvile, esq, Thomas Sherley, kt, Walter Covert kt, Nicholas Parker kt, Thomas Pelham, esq, George Goring the younger, esq and his son George Goringe, Anthony Sherley, esq, James Thatcher, esq, William Morley esq, and his son Herbert Morley, Edward Gage of Bentley, esq, and his son Henry Gage, Richard Shelley, esq and his son Henry Shelley, John Gage of Firle, the younger, gent, Richard Bellingham of Newtimber, gent, William Stempe, gent, John Puckell the elder and Edward Homewoode of Lewes to the use of the will of Agnes Morley and for the continuance and maintenance of the Free Grammar School for ever
1 An annuity of £20 issuing out of the manor of Hamsey by Lewes
2 A messuage and garden in Southover by Lewes, near the mill called Watergate
Recites: Grant by Edmund Dudley, esq, to Agnes Morley, widow, John [Ashdown], Prior of Lewes, Thomas Fenys, kt, John Earneley then the king's attorney, Clement Broune, clerk, John Goringe, Richard Corbett, Robert Harrys, Thomas Thetcher, John Carrell, Richard Bellingham, John Roote, Henry Coby, John Parker, Thomas Colbronde, Robert Burton, Thomas Puggisley, Matthewe Browne and Thomas Smythe, all of Lewes and now all deceased, to the use of Agnes Morley under a condition named in the grant, 16 Dec 1507; will of Agnes Morley instructing her feoffees of 2 above that it should be employed for a schoolmaster and usher to dwell in to teach grammar and that 1 above should be used for their salary and maintenance, 24 May 1512
That Richard Bellingham and Thomas Colbrond, the survivors of the original trustees, granted 1 and 2 above to John Waller of Firle, gent, on condition that he should without delay regrant to RB and TC and to Robert Peterson, clerk, Edward Gage, John Shelley, John Covert, John Thetcher, esqs, Edward Bellingham, Richard Coverte the younger, John Thetcher the younger, John Gage the younger, John Shelley son of Richard Shelley, Thomas Parke, John Culpeper, John Parker, Thomas Stapley, John Leedes the younger, John Stempe the younger, John Morley and John Cayme the younger, gents, in trust to perform the will of Agnes Morley, 13 Jun 1544; grant by Waller, 16 Jun 1544
JG and JS appoint Lancelot Gildridge, gent, and Lawrence Newton attornies to give seisin
W: George Gage, Francis Eyerman, Lancelot Gyllderedge, Henry Collins, Richard Bysshope, William Innians, Lawrence Newton
W to livery of seisin: the same, except George Gage and Henry Collins

Trust deed of Lewes Grammar School  SAS/G35/24  29 Dec 1591

Contents:
John Stope otherwise Harman and William Covert of Lewes to the grantees in SAS/G35/24
W to deed and livery of seisin: William Innians, Francis Eyerman, Lancelot Gyllderege, John Shelley, John Savage, Edward Luxford, Richard Luxford, Brian Twyne

Counterpart conveyance(bargain and sale) for £600  SAS/G35/25  25 Mar 1594

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, son and heir of Edward Gage, kt, deceased to Thomas a Brooke, William a Brooke and Edmund a Brooke, three sons of John a Brooke of Frog Firle [in Alfriston], gent
The barn called Dichling Barn and all the lands and tenements called Ditchling otherwise Ditchling Garden in Ditchling, occupied by Thomas Comber under leases from JG or from his brother Thomas Gage, deceased, for 50 years at £37,20 Jun 1579
Covenant by JG to pay £200 if purchasers are evicted by reason of the interest of his brother Richard Gage in a fifth part of the estate
W: William Darell, Francis Eyerman, John Gildredge

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G35/26  25 Jun 1618

Contents:
John Thetcher, esq, v Anthony Rooper and Richard Hoskyns, gent; John Gage vouchee
20a Of land, 40a of pasture, 20a of wood and 100a of furze and heath in Worth

Counterpart underlease for 10 years from 29 Sep 1625 at £4  SAS/G35/27  4 Jan 1626

Contents:
Richard Hoskins of the Middle Temple, gent, to John Farmor of East Grinstead, yeoman
Three closes of woodland and pasture called the Great Haresplott or Arseplott and Little Haresplott or Arseplott in East Grinstead, occupied by JF, part of lands and tenements called Faierleigh in East Grinstead, which RH holds (with other land) by lease from John Gage, bt
Timber and the right to make coals reserved; the rent payable at the farmhouse called Faier Leigh or Faierleigh Barn; detailed husbandry covenants including marling and provision of straw at the house
W: John Burges the writer, John Myles

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £820  SAS/G35/28  15 Feb 1641

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt and his wife Mary, John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq, Augustine Belson of Brill, Buckinghamshire, esq, dward Smith of Sandhill [in Framfield], esq and Thomas Roper of London, esq, to John Elfick of Clifford Inn, London, gent
All the lands and tenement of TG in Hailsham, then in the tenure of John Bodle (a close of upland called Jurdens (12a); three closes of pasture called Overs (9¾a); Fackham Lands (37¾a); The Stocks (7a); and 13a of marsh called Saltmarsh)
Recites: Settlement of which JT and ES were trustees (with Edward Guldeford, esq, Thomas Carrell, esq and Thomas Pordage, esq, all deceased), 23 Jun 1629; will of TG's father John Gage, bt, 3 Jun 1633
W: J Chamberleyne, Peter Gard, John Killigrue, Awbrey Batherne

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £880  SAS/G35/29  25 May 1641

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt and his wife Mary, John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq and Thomas Rooper of London, esq, to Abraham Kenchley of Westham
1 The manor of Earsham otherwise Hailsham and all its lands and tenements
2 80a Called Earsham in the tenure of Nicholas Bodle, Edward Bodle and Richard Kenchley, and 30a called Crouches, all in Hailsham
Warranty against the acts of TG's father John Gage, bt and uncle John Gage; covenant to levy a fine of this and other land to AK, Edward Chauntler the elder of Laughton, yeoman, his son and heir Edward Chauntler the younger (see SAS/G35/30) and to Susannah Morley, widow of Robert Morley of Glynde esq
W: Stephen French, Awbrey Batherne, Thomas Austin

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £965  SAS/G35/30  25 May 1641

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt and his wife Mary, John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq and Thomas Rooper of London, esq to Edward Chauntler the elder of Laughton, yeoman, and his son and heir Edward Chauntler the younger
Meadow and pastures called Fackham Mersh, Hastings Land The Hale (10a marsh called Cowbrooke; 12a marsh and upland called The Hempplott; 6a called The Hooke Marsh Gate; 7a marsh called Chawlands; 8a called Broade Marsh; 6a called The Hogge Brooke; 3a adjoining; 6a upland called Hastinge Land; 6a called Hale; 6a called Milldoune); all occupied by Edmund Calverley
Warranty against the acts of TG's father John Gage, bt and uncle John Gage; covenant to levy a fine of this and other land to Abraham Kenchley (see SAS/G35/29), EC the elder, EC the younger and to Susannah Morley, widow of Robert Morley of Glynde, esq
W: Stephen French, Awbrey Batherne, Thomas Austin

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G35/31  7 Jun 1641

Contents:
John Thetcher, esq and Thomas Rooper, esq, v Thomas Lethbridge, gent and Richard Lyson, gent; Thomas Gage, bt, vouchee
The manor of Earsham otherwise Hailsham and certain lands

Unexecuted mortgage for £500  SAS/G35/32  1645-1646

Contents:
Edward Bishe of Burstow in Surrey, esq and Robert Pickeringe of East Grinstead, gent, to John Barker of [blank], gent, and Francis Alkyn of The Strand, Mx, barber the manor of Tablehurst and land (details) in East Grinstead

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £42  SAS/G35/33  12 Apr 1648

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt, and Robert Pickering of East Grinstead, gent, to Thomas Best of East Grinstead, yeoman, and his wife Dorothy and the longer liver, remainder to TB's heirs
6a of land called Peckhills occupied by Richard Bawcombe (W, N: road from East Grinstead to Apsleys Town; E: land of John Johnson, esq; S: road from East Grinstead to Cowden)
TG and RP appoint Richard Luxford of east Grinstead, gent and John Fenner of East Grinstead, gent, attorneys to deliver seisin
W: Alexander Paddow, Thomas Woodd, Thomas Moore

Unexecuted settlement (deed poll)  SAS/G35/34  1649

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt
Rents to be received from settled manors
Recites: seisin of Walter Everden of Chinting [in Seaford] and Robert Pickering of East Grinstead, gents, of the manor of Charleston [in Firle], purchased of Thomas Elphick, gent, and occupied by Alexander Alchorne; seisin of TG and RP of marshland in Pevensey
Settlement by lease for 80 years by TG to Francis Selwyn of Friston, esq, William Thomas of Westdean, esq, and RP of the manors of Maresfield, Heighton St Clere, Hosiers, Ranscombe, Compton Berwick otherwise Berwick St Johns, Lamport and the hundred and manor of Alciston, 28 January [?1649]; settlement of the manors of Exceat [in Westdean] and Friston, settled for life on Penelope, wife of William Harvey of Ickworth in Suffolk, kt, with remainder to TG, 1 Nov 1648
TG, in pursuance of powers reserved, appoints the income from the rents or sale of the manors for the payment of debts (annuity of £92 to Penelope Harvey; £500 to Roger Gregory of Cookham in Oxfordshire, gent; £600 to Danmiel Enderby of Staines in Mx, tanner; £400 to Thomas Elphicke of Seaford, gent; £200 in debts to various persons owed by TG's wife Mary Gage); and raising £4000 for portions for his younger daughters

Counterpart conveyance for £150  SAS/G35/35  18 Oct 1653

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt to Francis Hewett of Ampthill, Bedfordshire, esq
Annuity of £15 charged on the site of the manor and farmhouse called Sholvestrode and lands belonging called The Great and Little Barnfield; The Great and Little Courtfields; The Estifield and Greenfield; The Seven acres; Gooselease (47a), Brooke Meadow (22a), The Penfields, The Rayles, Ridgie Field and Haman (31a), Newmans Lower Fields, Palmers Croft, Pettfield, Newmans Upper Fields; all in East Grinstead, occupied by William Lusher
Payable during the life of William Fromondes of London, gent, in the dining-hall of Lincoln's Inn, Chancery Lane, Mx
W: John Yermuth, Margaret Wynne, Walter Carwardyne

Assignment of long lease for £201  SAS/G35/36  24 Mar 1663

Contents:
John Moore of Wartling, clerk, to John Huckstep of Wartling, yeoman
13a Of land called Ockbornes in Wartling, which, with 2a called Spensers Wish, were leased by James Gage of Framfield, esq, to William Fawkener of Wartling, yeoman, for 99 years and thereafter for 1000 years at 21s, 17 Mar 1558
JM to pay 2s 6d rent for Spensers Wish, JH the remainder; JM reserves liberty to repair fence and ditch on the S side of Ockbornes against his land called Onyons
W: William Moore, Edward Hawes, Simon Williams, John Badcock

Bond  SAS/G35/37  24 Mar 1663

Contents:
For performance of covenants in SAS/G35/36 W: Thomas Hammon, William Richards, John Richards

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G35/38  30 Aug 1672

Contents:
Death of Richard Machin the younger
Two parts of a wist of land (13a) in Berwick
Recites: out-of-court surrender by Margaret Cane of Berwick, widow of the remainder on her death to RM the younger, conditional on payment of £25 to Richard Beck of Seaford at 21; out-of-court surrender by RM to his father RM, subject to the same conditions, 29 Apr 1672; subsequent death of RM the younger; the surrender was void from the beginning because RM the father was never admitted
Steward: Charles Goodwyn

Counterpart underlease for 15 years from 29 Sep 1667 at £34  SAS/G35/39  4 Jul 1668

Contents:
Nicholas Stanley the elder of Winchester, doctor of physic, to John Tutt of Exceat [in Westdean], yeoman
The parsonage or prebend of Exceat with all tithes
Reserved: the tithes of such part of the farm of Westdean 'in the parish of Exceat', occupied by Nicholas Brigden, which belong to the prebend; JT to surrender the term should NS wish to obtain a new lease, NS giving notice at Exceat Farmhouse
W: Thomas Merser, Richard Manning, notary public

Lease for 21 years from 25 Mar 1684 at 11s 3d  SAS/G35/40  22 Apr 1684

Contents:
Dean and chapter of Chichester to John Gage, bt
11a 1r Arable, of which 7a 1r thereof belonging to the parsonage of West Firle lying in Smede Furlong as follows:
5a Together (S: 9a of JG N: 2a of JG; W: the droveway)
1a In the same furlong (S: lands once John Mascall; N:JG's land; W: the droveway)
Another parcel (S: land of JG; N: an E-W road)
4a Pasture, residue of the 11a 1r, in a field called Alcombe at Exceat [in Westdean] (N: 8a called Peverells late Thomas West kt, Lord la Warr; W, S: The Sowen Doune; E: Chalke Bridge)

Settlement (lease and release)  SAS/G35/41-42  4; 5 Apr 1700

Contents:
Joseph Gage of Sherborne, Oxfordshire, esq, to Charles Dormer of Peterley in Buckinghamshire, esq, Charles Eyston of Hendred in Berkshire, esq, and Francis Bidolph of Grays Inn, gent in trust for JG for life and then for his third son Joseph Edward Gage
1 The manors of Pett and Mersham, the mansion or farm house called Mersham and lands (described) including marshland called the Salt Panns (4a), all occupied by Thomas Fuller
2 Brewhouse Farm (56¾a) and other lands in Pett, Fairlight, Icklesham and Guestling, occupied by Thomas Fuller
3 Other land (named) occupied by Abraham French. Thomas Fuller, Nicholas Miles, Widow Lunsford, John Chapman, Simon Sharvall, David Denham, Edward Burden, Thomas Weekes and Thomas Horne
W: T Belasyse, John Mason, Christopher Cornwall

Copy or draft defeasance of lease  SAS/G35/43  1 Feb 1613


Related information: For an earlier draft, see SAS/G39/1

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, and Robert Brooke of Frog Firle [in Alfriston], gent, Richard Elphicke of Alciston, yeoman, and Robert Alce of West Firle, yeoman
Lands, tenements, woods and woodground called Sternash, Lyngnash, Abbotts Woods and Deanland Coppice and the Plashett or Plashett Park in Alciston, Arlington, Selmeston, Ripe and Ringmer and lands, tenements and woodground called Sholvestrode Wood in East Grinstead, with all the wood on the premises, felled and unfelled or being coaled (except timber trees), and excepting the house called The Lodge in Plashett Park and a part of the park, not exceeding one third, for keeping 12 horses, to be set out by Richard Hoskyns, gent and John Gildridge, gent; also reserving wood for firewood and coal for JG's house in Firle, leased by JG to RB, RE and RA for 21 years at £19, 1 Feb 1613
To be void if JG should exonerate RB, RE and RA from all bonds in which they might be bound for any of his debts, or give sufficient security to save them harmless and should pay them 20s

Cancelled settlement (declaration of uses)  SAS/G35/44  25 Jun 1712

Contents:
Henry Gage of St Giles, Middlesex, late of Bentley [in Framfield], and Harry Goring of Wappingthorn [in Steyning], esq, William Forde of Lewes, salter and Gerard Mayson of Arlington, gent
1 Messuages, lands and tenements called Rickley Marsh and Homestall Marsh (20a of marshland), in Hailsham
2 Messuages in Winchingford, Worcestershire, and a rent charge issuing out of the manor of Alcham in Shropshire, purchased by HG from his brother Robert Caesar Gage
3 A debt of £4500 due on a mortgage of messuages, lands and tenements Bentley Farm, Worleys Farm, Brockwell Farm, Breading Farm, and the Mote Farm or park in Little Horsted and Framfield, which HG had lately sold to John Middleton of Muncton, Sussex, esq
4 HG's stock in the South Sea Company and all other his goods and chattels which were assigned to HG, WF and GM
Declares uses under power reserved in deeds of 14 and 15 May 1712
Cancelled by destruction of signatures and seals

PERSONAL AND SHERIFF  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart confirmation of timber-contract by reversioner  SAS/G36/1  7 May 1394

Contents:
Philip Sencler, kt, to John Wylteschire, Sir Robert Pobelowe or Polelewe and Janekyn Tauk
The wood on the manor of Wodepreston by Fawsley, Northamptonshire
Recites: grant of the manor by PS to his brother Thomas Sencler and to his heirs in tail, remainder to PS; sale by TS of the wood on the manor by TS to JW, RP and JT, to be cut within two years
PS confirms that JW, RP and JT may cut the wood should TS die within the term; PS binds himself to them in £53 6s 8d should they be disturbed
W: William Southbury, draper, William Wyncheslowe, Richard Sturdy, citizens of London; at London

Grant  SAS/G36/2  4 May 1416

Contents:
Thomas Sudgrove of Painswick [in Gloucestershire] to his brother John Sudgrove
All his lands and tenements in the town and fields of Miserden (Musarder) and in Sudgrove in the parish of Miserden which lately belonged to Peter atte Forthey
W: John Lymeryk, William Tymberhull, John ThoThomas Clement, William Sudgrove; at Miserden

Grant  SAS/G36/3  28 Mar 1436

Contents:
Joan Gage and her son and heir John Gage to William [Lovel] Lord of Lovell and Holand, William Tresham, Richard Wylloughby, William Warener and Thomas Merton
All lands, tenements, rents, reversions and services which JG and JG had in the towns and fields of Cirencester, Siddington (Nethyrsydingtone), Miserden, Brimpsfeld and elsewhere in Gloucestershire
W: Roger Capis, William Prelate, William London, John Gervys, Robert Pagge

Grant of office (letters patent)  SAS/G36/4  25 Oct 1540

Contents:
The crown to John Gage, kt, controller of the household, for life
The office of constable of the Tower of London, which office William Kyngston, kt, deceased lately had
To exercise the said office by himself or by his sufficient deputy or deputies from the time of the death of William Kyngston during JG's life, with the annual fee of £100, together with all other profits, rights liberties, emoluments and advantages belonging

General pardon granted to John Gage, kt, lord chamberlain of the queen's household  SAS/G36/5  12 Oct 1553

Writ de intendendo on the appointment of Edward Gage, kt, as sheriff of Surrey and Sussex  SAS/G36/6  13 Nov 1556

Letters patent appointing Edward Gage, kt, sheriff of Surrey and Sussex  SAS/G36/7  13 Nov 1556

Exchequer quietus to Edward Gage, kt, as sheriff of Surrey and Sussex  SAS/G36/8  1556-1557

One or more membranes wanting

Indenture of acknowledgement  SAS/G36/9  27 Nov 1556

Contents:
By William Saunder, esq, late sheriff of Surrey and Sussex of the delivery of prisoners (named), suspected of felony, detected of heresy or sentenced and reprieved, to Edward Gage, kt; signed by Nicholas Saunder, undersheriff, for WS

Indenture of acknowledgement  SAS/G36/10  26 Nov 1557

Contents:
By Edward Gage, kt, late sheriff of Surrey and Sussex of the delivery of prisoners (named), suspected of felony, detected of heresy or sentenced and reprieved, to John Asheburneham, esq; signed by Richard Bostock, undersheriff

Writ de intendendo to John Gage, esq, sheriff of Sussex, on the appointment of Peter Gott, esq, to the same office  SAS/G36/11  [?Mar]1689

Letters patent appointing John Gage, bt, sheriff of Sussex  SAS/G36/12  5 Dec 1687

Writ of summons to Thomas [Gage], Lord Gage, to a parliament to be held in Dublin on 14 Nov  SAS/G36/13  13 Sep 1727

Appointment  SAS/G36/14  17 Aug 1720

Contents:
By William Gage, bt, of John Adams as his gamekeeper for the manors of Alciston, Moat, heighton St Clere, Compton Berwick otherwise [St John of] Jerusalem, Eckington otherwise Ripe, Crowlink, Exceat, Ranscombe, Hosiers, Maresfield and Shovelstrode in Sussex and Hedgecourt in Surrey; W: George B..., John Michell
Endorsed: enrolled at a sessions at Lewes by Robert Searle, deputy clerk of the peace, 17 Aug 1720

Memorandum of the election of Thomas [Gage], Viscount Gage, asa freeman of the town of Tewkesbury, 12 Oct  SAS/G36/15  13 Oct 1737

Contents:
Henry Whitaker, town clerk

Sign-manual letters appointing of William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, as paymaster of pensions  SAS/G36/16  22 Dec 1755

Commission to Major-General Thomas Gage as commander-in-chief in North America  SAS/G36/17  16 Nov 1764

Sign-manual letters appointing William Hall [Gage], Viscount Gage, as paymaster of pensions  SAS/G36/18  27 Jul 1765

Lease of dower estate at £26 13s 4d  SAS/G36/19  20 Mar 1344

Contents:
Lady Margery de St John, in her pure widowhood and free power, to her son Sir John de St John, his wife Katherine and their heirs
All the lands and tenements, rents and services in the manor of Barton in Oxfordshire which came to her as dower on the death of her husband Sir John de St John
W: Sir Edmund de Bereford, John de Alveton, Richard de Willemescote, John de Brenn, John Elys, Roger atte Nasshe, Richard le Frorestier; at Staunton
Fine armorial seal

Lease for 5 years at a nominal rent  SAS/G36/20  30 Nov 1352

Contents:
Lady Katherine, widow of John de St John of Lagham, kt, to Nicholas de Loveygne, kt, and his wife Margaret
The manor of Great Barton in Oxfordshire
K has bound herself to NL in a statute merchant in £400, to be void if NL and ML enjoy peaceful possession
At London; fine armorial seal

Gathering of six parchment folios with the signature xj taken from a collection of sermons or meditations; Thursday, chapter 35: 'of the raisynge of Lazar and other tweyn dedes bodyes'  SAS/G36/21  nd [c1450]

Conveyance for £115  SAS/G36/22  20 Mar 1512

Contents:
John Gage of Tenterden in Kent, gent, to Thomas Cocheman of Cranbrook, clothier lands and tenements, woods, leazures, fields and pastures, rents and services on the dens of Cushoorne and Batynden in Cranbrook, which JG lately bought from John Posse and Richard Posse, the sons of Richard Posse of Cranbrook, deceased

Form of sheriff's oath  SAS/G36/23  nd [1556]

Passport  SAS/G36/24  16 Mar [c1680]

Contents:
Issued by the States general of the United Netherlands to the English knight John Gage, his wife and family, to pass from Brussels to England; mentions the Spanish ambassador; The Hague

Letter from [?Joseph Gage], Aix-la-Chapelle, to his brother Sir John Gage, The White Cock, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London  SAS/G36/25  26 Aug [1698]

Administrative history:
The will of Philip Draycot of Painsley in Staffordshire, who died 'in Germany', was proved in PCC in 1698

Contents:
JG's advice on where he should live - 'there is no place in Holland that I like at all; most of their townas stand so low I can not endure 'em'; Mrs Draycot in the English monastery at Liege, 'resolving to have her breast cut pretty soon by a famous surgeon there'; the abbess of Louvain is her grandfather's sister by a second marriage; glad JG has agreed with Mr Fuler about the timber; sale of his own timber left to the judgement of JG and Mr Taylor; Mr [Philip] Draycot's body driven back three times by storms

Recipe for 'General Gage's Pudding'  SAS/G36/26  nd[c1840]

NOT USED  [no ref. or date]

Not used  SAS/G37/1  [n.d.]

NOT USED  [no ref. or date]

Not used  SAS/G38/1  [n.d.]

DRAFT SETTLEMENTS ETC  [no ref. or date]

Earlier draft of SAS/G35/43  SAS/G39/1  nd [1613]

Contents:
Plashet Park occupied by Thomas Lusher, James Gardener and John Gage

Draft of SAS/G21/68, but naming Standen in East Grinstead  SAS/G39/2A  1611

Engravings of medals showing Christ and Mary with accompanying prayers  SAS/G39/2B  nd [c1600]

Contents:
Formerly pinned to SAS/G39/2A

Draft defeasance of a lease  SAS/G39/3  1 Feb 1613

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to Henry Guildford of Hempstead in Kent, kt, and John Syddenham of Brimpton in Somerset, kt
Marshlands called Locklands, The Twenty Acres, the Dongein Salts &c in Pevensey
Recites: lease by JG to HG and JS for 21 years at £20, 1 Feb 1613; this lease to voidable by a payment by JG of 20s and a release of [HG and JS as] executors of John Gage for the debts and legacies John Gage, kt, Edward Gage, kt, and John Gage of Firle, esq, deceased

Draft lease for 21 years at 20s  SAS/G39/4  1 Feb 1613

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to Henry Guildford of Hempstead in Kent, kt, and John Syddenham of Brimpton in Somerset, kt
Marsh in two pieces called Locklands adjoining the way from Pevensey to Hooe in Pevensey Level; marsh called The Twenty Acres occupied by John Addams, shooting on the Locklands; [blank] Marsh or Fourteen Acres on the other side of the way; The Twelve Acres occupied by Michael Stert; Wylde Marsh; marsh occupied by Richard Elphicke adjoining the way from Pevensey to Hastings; Dongeon Salts, Great Dongeons, Little Dongeons and the Hundred Acres near Pevensey Haven; marshes occupied by Thomas Delves, gent, James Delves, gent, Thomas Tyndall, gent and Michael Sterte; the manor of Ersham or Hailsham
Recites: will of John Gage of Firle, esq, appointing HG and JS executors, and bequeathing a 21-year lease of all his manors, except Alciston; HG and JS permitted JG to enter, on condition of paying the debts and legacies of John Gage, deceased, John Gage, kt and Edward Gage, kt

Preliminary draft of SAS/G39/4  SAS/G39/5  nd [1613]

Lease for 21 years from 26 March 1613 at £10  SAS/G39/6A  15 Mar 1613

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to Thomas Pelham of Halland [in East Hoathly], bt, Henry Guyldeford of Hempstead in Kent, kt, and Thomas Heneage of Haynton, Lincolnshire, kt and John Syddenham of Brimpton in Somerset, kt
The manor of Eckington, the site of the manor of Ranscombe, the farm of Alciston occupied by Richard Elphicke and Alciston Coppice, messuages called Collyns, Myltons and the Lady Gage's houses and lands in Alciston occupied by James Rootes, gent, William Hersell and John Wheatley; the manors of Exceat and Friston, with land called Southcourte and Peveralls; land in Firle called The West Lease, The Myddle Lease, The East Lease, The Nether Rushett, The Upper Rushett, The Sharpride, and The Great Apterwell; lands occupied by John Coppley, before Thomas Pattricke, Robert Thornycrofte, John Orrell and John Ballarde; the site of the manor of Sholvestrode [in East Grinstead] and the demesne lands late in the tenure of Stephen Falconer, deceased
Reserved: fishing and waters of Broadwater and Cuckmere, and at sea in all places belonging to Exceat, Friston, Southcourt and Peverells
Recites: annuities given by JG's grandfather Edward Gage of Firle, kt and by Sir Edward's son John Gage, deceased, amounting to £420
Any surplus received by TP, HG, TH and JS to be applied to raise a portion of £1000 for Frances Gage, daughter of John Gage, deceased, on her marriage by the consent of JG or his wife Penelope

Draft defeasance of SAS/G39/6A  SAS/G39/6B  15 Mar 1613

Contents:
To be void if within a year John Gage make alternative provision for the payment of the annuities recited in SAS/G39/6A above and pay the trustees £5 at Firle or at the dwelling-house of Richard Hoskyns, gent, in Chancery Lane, Mx

Draft settlement (deed to lead the uses of a recovery)  SAS/G39/7  1613

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, with Anthony Rooper of Eltham in Kent, esq and John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq to Walter Hendley of Maidstone in Kent, gent and John Gildridge of Firle, gent
The manors of Burstow and Hedgecourt, with all messuages and land and all other lands in Surrey of which JG's uncle John Gage, esq, died seised
Recites: conveyance by JG to AR and JT, [18 Jun 1613] (SAS/G43/44)
AR and JT to hold in trust for Thomas Pelham, bt, John Carrill the younger, kt, John Sellyerd, kt, Francis Croftes, esq and Robert Brooke of Frog Firle [in Alfriston] gent, for the term of 40 years in the manors granted to them (with permission to cut timber) in trust by JG to secure his debts, remainder to JG and his heirs in tail, with successive remainders to his uncles Edward Gage, Richard Gage and Robert Gage, to John Gage of Hayling [in Croydon], esq, to the heirs males of Edward Gage, kt, deceased

Copy settlement  SAS/G39/8  2 Feb 1619

Contents:
John Gage and Edward Guildeforde, esq, son and heir of Henry Guildeford, kt, Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq and John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq
Manor of Hedgecourt and other land in Surrey; land in Worth; the manor of Shovelstrode and land in East Grinstead occupied by Richard Hoskyns, Richard Thorpe, gent, Thomas Bawcombe and Richard Bawcombe
Recites: settlement of the above, JG, Anthony Rooper of Eltham in Kent, esq, Richard Hoskins of the Middle Temple, gent, EG, Walter Hendley of Maidstone in Kent, gent and John Guildridge of Firle, gent, in order to secure portions for JG's children from the manor of Heighton St Clere, and settling part of the manor of Maresfield on JG's wife Penelope Gage, 22 Feb 1619

Draft for SAS/G39/10  SAS/G39/9  1620

Copy settlement  SAS/G39/10  10 Jul 1620

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, (bt), to his cousins Edward Guldeford, esq, son and heir of Henry Guildford of Hempsted in Kent, kt, Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq and John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq
1 The manor of Alciston
2 The manor of Hedgecourt and land in Surrey; the manor of Shovelstrode and land in East Grinstead and Worth; the manor of Ersham otherwise Hailsham; the manor or farm of Friston and Crowlink; marsh called The Hundred Acres near Pevensey
1 to be taken as the third of his estate in wardship to the crown; authority for trustees to sell 2 above to provide for the education and marriage of his children

Draft for SAS/G39/13  SAS/G39/11  1624

Draft re-settlement  SAS/G39/12  [9 Feb] 1624

Contents:
John Gage of West Firle, bt, to Edward Guildeford, esq, son and heir of Henry Guildford, kt, (John Carrill, esq, son and heir of John Carrill of Warnham, kt), John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq [Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq deleted, reinstated and deleted
The estate of JG in Sussex and Surrey (brief details) except the manor of Alciston, (the manor of Ersham otherwise Hailsham and the farm of Standen [in East Grinstead] and marsh)
In trust for JG for life, remainder (Surrey estate and the manor of Shovelstrode in East Grinstead and Worth) as JG shall appoint or in trust for sale (the next male heir being preferred), the residue in successive remainder to JG's sons Thomas Gage and John Gage, remainder to George Gage, esq, son and heir of JG's uncle Edward Gage, deceased, [remainder to JG's uncle Richard Gage deleted], remainder to Henry Gage, eldest son of John Gage of Hayling [in Croydon], esq, [remainders to his other sons William, Thomas and George Gage deleted], remainder to his fifth son John Gage, remainder to the heirs male of John Gage, kt, deceased, remainder to the right heirs of Edward Gage, kt, deceased; power to settle outlying property (defined) as jointure

Copy settlement (revocation of trusts)  SAS/G39/13  18 Jan 1624

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq (bt), to Edward Guldeford, esq, son and heir of Henry Guildford, kt, Edward Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq and John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq
JG's estate (brief details)
Recites; recovery by EG and Walter Hendley against Anthony Rooper and Richard Hoskins, 1611; settlement declaring trusts [EG then of Wormesley in Hereford], 20 May 1611; recovery by Walter Hendley and John Guildridge against Anthony Rooper and John Thetcher, Trinity 1613; settlement declaring uses, 20 Jun 1613; recovery by John Thetcher against Anthony Rooper and Richard Hoskyns, Trinity 1618; settlements of 20 Feb and 22 Feb 1619
JG revokes the trusts in the recited settlements (except for the jointure of his wife Penelope) and re-settles the estate in trust for himself

Draft revocation of trusts and re-settlement  SAS/G39/14  [? 1624]

Contents:
John Gage, bt, declaring the trusts under deed of 9 Feb 1624 and revoking uses in deed of 20 Apr 1624

Draft revocation of trusts  SAS/G39/15A  4 Jun 1629

Contents:
John Gage, bt, and Edward Guildford, John Carrill and John Thetcher [Thomas Pordage of Rodmersham in Kent, esq and Edward Smyth of Sandhill [in Framfield] deleted]
Uses in deed of 9 Feb 1624

Draft revocation of trusts  SAS/G39/15B  4 Jun 1629

Contents:
John Gage, bt, and Edward Guildford, John Carrill and John Thetcher [Thomas Pordage of Rodmersham in Kent, esq and Edward Smyth of Sandhill [in Framfield] deleted]
Uses in deed of 20 Apr 1624

Draft re-settlement as SAS/G21/83  SAS/G39/16  6 Jul 1629

Draft revocation of trusts and re-settlement  SAS/G39/17  16 Jun 1694

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, and William Goreing of Burton, bt, Robert Dalton of Thurnham, Lancashire, esq and Edward Mostin of Talcrey, Flintshire, bt, and Rowland Stanley of Hooton, Cheshire, bt
Farm occupied by Richard Day, farms occupied in 1691 by George Richardson, James Twyrle, Nathaniel Merchant, Stephen Lyntott in Pevensey, three farms called Pollingtons Farm and Parsons Farm in Alciston, Ranscombe Farm in South Malling and Glynde
Recites: Settlement, JG and his wife Mary, EM and RS and James Simeon of Aston, Staffordshire, bt and RD, 11 Jul 1691, the uses of which respecting the above are revoked and they are settled on JG's mother Mary Goreing for life, remainder to JG for life, successive remainders to his sons John Gage and Thomas Gage, remainders to his sons John Gage and Thomas Gage, remainder to Edward Gage of Hengrave in Suffolk, bt, with successive remainders to his sons William Gage and Francis Gage

Draft lease for two years from 30 Jan last at £150  SAS/G39/18  nd [? 17th century]

Contents:
William [Petre], Lord Petre with John Gage, kt, to Thomas Parker of Willingdon, kt and John Thetcher of Priesthawes, esq
Messuages and lands in Pevensey, Hooe and Hailsham, lately granted by JG to WP for 1000 years
Rent payable at WP's house in Aldersgate Street, London

Draft settlement  SAS/G39/19  nd [?23 Jun 1629]

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to his cousins Edward Guildeford, esq, John Carrill, esq, John Thetcher, esq, Thomas Pordage of Rodmersham in Kent, esq and Edward Smyth of Sandhill [in Framfield], gent
The manors of Heighton St Clere, Hosiers, Ranscombe, Eckington, Compton Berwick otherwise St John, Lamport, Bestnover, Exceat, Friston, Maresfield and Shovelstrode and the manor of Hedgecourt in Surrey
Except: The manor and hundred of Alciston; marshland in Pevensey and Hooe occupied by Robert Martyn (2¾a), Robert Hencock (2½a), The Great Dungeons (25¾a) adjoining Hastings Trade, lately occupied by Francis Cumber, The Little Dungeons (5½a) adjoining Pevensey Common Marsh, lately occupied by John Wildinge, The Lesser Dungeons (12a, between the last two, stretching from the Common Marsh to the Earl of Dorset's Bills), The Twenty Acres (28½a), lately occupied by John Langley, Southlocklands and Netherlocklands (24a) near Hooe Trade, lately occupied by Thomas Middlemore, gent, Motesmarsh (14a) near land late Thomas Selwyn, lately occupied by Richard Kite, messuage and farm called Standen in East Grinstead, lately occupied by Thomas Bawcombe

Draft of SAS/G39/14  SAS/G39/20  nd, [c1624]

BERWICK  [no ref. or date]

Quitclaim  SAS/G40/1  21 Jun 1491

Contents:
Edward Gardyner of Bishopstone to his sister Denise Bust of Lewes
A cottage with adjoining garden in Berwick, which EG lately had by grant of William Bust
W: John Wyker, Peter Combre, John Combre the elder, Thomas Susan, John Chu
Docketed in the hand of Richard Dungate of Mayfield, solicitor

Grant  SAS/G40/2  26 Jan 1547

Contents:
Thomas Tysehurste of Jevington to Mathew Thatcher of Berwick
½a Of land in the common field of Berwick (S: The Doune; N: the leet (leth); E: land of MT; W: land late William Turke) which TT late bought of Edward Tysehurst, held of the chief lords by a grain of pepper on 29 Sep
W: Richard Colwell, John Ranger, William Wright
Docketed in the hand of Richard Dungate of Mayfield, solicitor

Grant  SAS/G40/3  20 Jun 1579

Contents:
Thomas Cane of the Old Priory next Hastings, husbandman, to his son James Cane of Hailsham, bricklayer
A messuage or tenement (1a) in Berwick (N: land sometime Richard Brome; E: the common way towards (versus) Berwick and Arlington; S, W: land of the tenants of the lord of Berwick)
W to deed and livery of seisin: Richard a Brooke, John Staker, and John Jeffrey, clerk, parson of Berwick
Docketed in the hand of Richard Dungate of Mayfield, solicitor

Grant  SAS/G40/4  30 May 1583

Contents:
Laurence Susan of Hellingly, joiner, to Matthew Austen of Berwick
½a Of land sometime Bustes in Berwick (S: a rood of customary land of the manor of Berwick of Matthew Austen; W: road from Berwick Common to Winton [in Alfriston]; N: customary lands of Richard Jefferies called Dines; E: lands of the lord of the manor of Berwick called Appelton and lands of Thomas Tindall called Chepmans occupied by MA)
W to livery of seisin: Roger Stroker, Stephen Stone
Docketed in the hand of Richard Dungate of Mayfield, solicitor

Grant  SAS/G40/5  6 Jun 1585

Contents:
Matthew Austen of Berwick, husbandman, to Richard Wilcokes of Berwick, husbandman
Land sometime Bustes as SAS/G40/4
W to livery of seisin: John a Brooke, Thomas Cane and Roger Stroker
Docketed in the hand of Richard Dungate of Mayfield, solicitor

Grant  SAS/G40/6  26 Dec 1588

Contents:
Matthew Austen of Berwick, husbandman, to Henry Levet of Berwick, labourer ½a Of land, sometime Busts, with a house built on it (S: a rood of customary land of the manor of Berwick, now in the lord's hands; W: road from Berwick Common (Leyza de Berwick) to Winton [in Alfriston]; N: customary lands of Richard Jefferies called Dines; E: lands of the lord of the manor of Berwick called Appelton and lands of John Brooke called Chepmans)
W to livery of seisin: William Jurden, Edward Payne, Edward Jeffrey and John Jeffrey, clerk, parson of Berwick
Docketed in the hand of Richard Dungate of Mayfield, solicitor

Grant for £73 5s  SAS/G40/7  22 Aug 1608

Contents:
John Holter of Cliffe next Lewes, butcher, to John Collingham of Berwick, yeoman
1 A croft of land (1a) with a house and barn erected on it in Berwick (E: the common called the Tye; W: land called Bulwish; N: land of [blank] Duke, widow; S: land of John Pollard)
2 A croft (1a) and 2½a arable in the Common Laine of Berwick with pasture for three animals, called bullock leazes, belonging to it, occupied by Richard Smyth, which one George Golding deceased late purchased (with other land) of Alexander Susan, and which was sold by his overseers (Thomas Aynscombe, gent, William Reade and Abraham Jeames) to JH, 30 Apr 1606
W to deed and livery: Thomas Dawson, notary public, Gideon Bull, Thomas Jurden the younger, John Oliver

Bond £100 for quiet enjoyment as SAS/G40/7  SAS/G40/8  22 Aug 1608

Mortgage for £44  SAS/G40/9  17 Jan 1611

Contents:
John Collingham of Berwick, yeoman, to John Honye of Arlington, yeoman
Messuage and premises described in SAS/G40/7 of 22 Aug 1608
Payable at the house of Agnes Bathoe, widow, in Arlington, 18 Jan 1615
W to deed and livery: Thomas Jorden, Edward Jefferay, Anthony Jurden

Bond in £120  SAS/G40/10  30 Sep 1633

Contents:
John Nutt of Berwick, clerk, to John Collingham the younger of Berwick, husbandman
Messuage and land as SAS/G40/7, sold by JN to JC the same day
For quiet enjoyment, including the jointure of JN's wife Ann Nutt
W: George Wauker, John Taylor

Settlement for an annuity  SAS/G40/11  22 Oct 1644

Contents:
John Collingham of Bishopstone, yeoman, to his eldest son and heir John Collingham
A messuage and lands in Berwick occupied by William Foster
JC the son to pay his father an annuity of £8 for life
W to deed and livery of seisin: John Collingham, John Broke, Willyam Foster

Counterpart of SAS/G40/11  SAS/G40/12  22 Oct 1644

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/13  8 Jul 1618

Contents:
Limited enfranchisement by John Hony
½ Wist of land in Berwick, sometime Broome, afterwards Frankwell and Turke, late Michelborne, quitrent 5s 0d
To be held by the ancient rents, free and quit of forfeiture, except for felony, high treason and escheat by death without heirs and other manorial incidents, with fines and heriots certain and all the trees, wood and underwood, as by charter of 1 Jun 1618
Thomas Brooke, esq, deputy of Thomas Whatman, esq, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/14  8 Jul 1618

Contents:
Limited enfranchisement by John Hony
A cottage and 2a in Berwick, quittrent 2d
To be held by the ancient rents, free and quit of forfeiture, except for felony, high treason and escheat by death without heirs and other manorial incidents, with fines and heriots certain and all the trees, wood and underwood, as by charter of 1 Jun 1618 homas Brooke, esq, deputy of Thomas Whatman, esq, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/15  24 Sep 1621

Contents:
Grant to John Hony, gent
2a Of customary land in Berwick, late in the tenure of Thomas Payne, on the W side of JH's tenement late Thomas Payne, near the common of the lord of the manor of Compton Berwick otherwise St John called the Tye
Richard Hoskyns, steward

Copy of court roll, hundred and manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/16  11 Oct 1643, 8 Apr 1646

Contents:
Conditional surrender by Francis Jordan to Edward Chantler of Laughton for £214
50a Of customary land in Berwick and pasture for 11 beasts and 100 sheep on the waste or common
Admission of EC and his surrender to the use of himself and his fourth son Thomas Chantler, and their admission
Robert Pickering, steward

Lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1662 at £110  SAS/G40/17  31 May 1662

Contents:
John Hony of Ditchling, gent, to John Page of Berwick, yeoman
1 Messuage or dwellinghouse with outhouse, barns, wain-houses, orchards and land in Berwick, occupied by JP, late the lands of William Jurden, gent, with the yearly cut of grass on 3 roods of Brookland in a Brooke in Berwick called Cuckoes Turne and 40 bullock leazes and 200 sheep leazes on Berwick Leaze in Berwick belonging to the farm
2 Two barns, orchards, gardens and closes called Broomes in Berwick, occupied by JP, with 17½ bullock leazes and 87½ sheep leazes belonging to it
3 A tenement or dwellinghouse, with garden and backside at Berwick Green occupied by Henry Foster detailed agricultural covenants, including provision for JP to occupy house and barns after the end of the term
W: Thomas Hurst, John Mathew, Samuel Gyles, Robert Raynes

Receipt for a post-fine  SAS/G40/18  8 Feb 1669

Contents:
Jo Ketelbey for £3 10s paid by the hands of Thomas Gilbert, gent, for licence to John Brook to agree with John Hony, gent, concerning 4 messuages, 240a of land, of meadow and 251a of pasture in Ditchling, Berwick, Lullington, Hailsham and Wivelsfield

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/19  9 Aug 1670

Contents:
Admission of John Hony, only son and heir of John Hony, gent, deceased ½ wist of land in Berwick occupied by John Page, quitrent 5s
A croft of meadow (½a; W: Berwick Tye), occupied by John Page
Charles Goodwyn, steward

Memorandum  SAS/G40/20  17 Jul 1671

Contents:
Of the statement of John Page concerning lands of John Hony of Ditchling and Thomas Chatler lying intermixt in the fields near Berwick Laines

Letter  SAS/G40/21  19 Jul 1674

Contents:
Thomas Gilbert to his cousin John Hony, Ditchling, concerning his efforts with 'angry Jo Pickering' in the business with Mr Moore; money owed by John Willard; his movements; detailed notes in a different hand of owners of land in the common fields [of Berwick]

Copy of court roll, hundred and manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/22  7 Oct 1674

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Chantler for £200 to the use of John Hony, gent
Customary lands in Berwick (50a) and pasture for 11 beasts and 100 sheep
Admission of JH
J Pickering, steward

Attested copy of will of John Hony of Ditchling, esq  SAS/G40/23  7 Nov 1694

Contents:
To be buried in the chancel at Wilmington near his late wife; poor of Wilmington, £5; to be buried in linen by which his executors will forfeit £5, which he desired to be divided among the poor of the parish; poor of Ditchling, Pyecombe, Westmeston, Berwick, Lullington and Hailsham, £5 each parish; Mr Edwards the minister of Wilmington, to preach funeral sermon, £5
Cousin Lucas, drysalter in Southwark, all freehold and copyhold lands in Ditchling
To kinsman Culpeper Hoffam land in Westmeston, copyhold of the manor of Middleton
To kinsman William Giles of Alciston (Ason; recte Alfriston?), a messuage and land in Pyecombe called Upper Standean otherwise Hasell holt and all lands in Berwick and all copyholds in Berwick intended to be surrendered to the use of will
To cousin Thomas Mathew of the Cliffe near Lewes all freehold and copyhold lands in Lullington, with a condition for surrendering copyholds in Berwick to William Giles, if not surrendered to use of will
To kinswoman Margaret the wife of Mr James Plummer of Chailey all lands in Hailsham, she paying £50 to JH's kinsman Arthur Brook the elder of Wilmington and £50 to William Stapley of Arlington
To Mr Nicholls 'the minister of this parish' £5, he paying 'to my executors what he oweth'
Friends Peter Courthope esq and his son Mr John Courthope, to be executors, £50 each
Gifts to servants
Executors to hold and enjoy all lands for six months for marking the best advantage of corn cattle and stock
W: J Whitpaine, James Hougham, John Knight, John Colvell
Copy attested by J Burrell and Edward Virgoe

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/24  23 Jul 1695

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Mathew, cousin and heir of John Honey, esq, deceased
50a Of customary land in Berwick and pasture for 11 beasts and 100 sheep, quitrent £1 14s 4d, and a cottage and 2a called Broomes, late Thomas Payne, in Berwick, quitrent 2s 2d
William Michell, steward

Copy of court roll, manor and hundred of Alciston  SAS/G40/25  12 Oct 1696

Contents:
First proclamation of an out-of-court surrender by Thomas Mathew the elder to William Gyles of Alfriston, gent of the tenements in SAS/G40/24, 15 Nov 1695

Copy of court roll, manor and hundred of Alciston  SAS/G40/26  9 Sep 1697

Contents:
Admission of William Gyles of Alfriston, gent, on the surrender of Thomas Mathew the elder of the tenements in SAS/G40/24

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/27  18 May 1698

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Mathew the elder, (youngest son of Richard and Joan Mathew, nee Honey, the youngest sister of the whole blood and heir of John Honey, gent, father of John Hony esq, deceased), by his attorney his son Thomas Mathew
8a Of land in Berwick sometime Thomas Payne, quitrent 5s, and a croft of meadow (½a) in Berwick (E: The Tye), quitrent 2d
John James, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/28  8 Feb 1700

Contents:
Admission of William Gyles of Alfriston, gent on surrender by Thomas Mathew the elder
8a Of land in Berwick sometime Thomas Payne, quitrent 5s, and a croft of meadow (½a) in Berwick (E: The Tye), quitrent 2d
John James, steward

Extract from a rental of Alciston Manor of the holdings of John Hony, esq; details of holdings of Berwick manor  SAS/G40/29  nd[c1700]

Contents:
Endorsed: Mr Mathew

Terrier of the Ley Crofts and the Ley Lands, 19 Jul 1705, and the Lower Laines [Berwick], 'beginning next Mr Giles new field'  SAS/G40/30  8 Jul 1706

Contents:
Endorsed: given me by Mr Stone, minister of Berwick, 17 Oct 1707, copied in the third minute book

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G40/31  3 Oct 1713

Contents:
Out-of-court surrender by William Gyles, gent of all his customary tenements to the use of his will, 2 Oct 1712

Copy of will of William Gyles of Waldron, gent  SAS/G40/32  23 Aug 1716

Contents:
Poor of Alfriston, £3; Berwick 40s
Daughter Mary, the wife of Mr Joseph Evens, £10 for mourning, she having had her portion
Daughter Ann Gyles an annuity of £25 to be paid by son William Gyles out of lands in Alfriston and Berwick, commutable by a payment of £400 on her marriage with the consent of William
Grandson William Batchelor, son of James Batchelor by WG's daughter Elizabeth his late wife, £300 and to Elizabeth daughter of James Batchelor, £200
Wife Anne £15 for mourning and an annuity of £40 out of lands in Alfriston and Berwick, and the use of household goods for life, she to release her right to dower; residue to son William, the executor; overseer Thomas Willard of Eastbourne
W: Thomas Willard the younger, Ann Lyne, Humphrey

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G40/33  12 Dec 1720

Contents:
Admission of William Gyles son and heir of William Gyles deceased
8a In Berwick and a croft (½a) of which WG died seised
Thomas Bramston, steward

Copy of court roll, hundred and manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/34  11 Oct 1722

Contents:
Admission of William Gyles, gent, only son and heir of William Gyles deceased
50a In Berwick and common of pasture, and a cottage and 2a in Berwick called Broomes
Edward Medley, steward

Copy of court roll, hundred and manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/35  28 Oct 1723

Contents:
Surrender by William Gyles to the use of his will of the tenements in SAS/G40/34

Copy probate (Lewes) of the will (10 Feb 1724) of William Gyles of Alfriston, gent  SAS/G40/36  10 Oct 1724

Contents:
Poor of Alfriston, £3, Berwicks, 40s
Sister Mary Russell, wife of Nathaniel Russell, citizen of London, and annuity of £20 out of freehold and copyhold lands in Alfriston and Berwick
Niece Elizabeth Batchelor, daughter of James Batchelor of Hastings, £200
Residue of real and personal estate to nephew William Batchelor son of James Batchelor of Hastings, sole heir and executor
W: John Coppard, John Wade, Thomas Collingham

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/37  14 Mar 1724

Contents:
Licence to William Gyles, gent, to let to farm to catharine Godley, widow, all his customary messuages and lands in Berwick for seven years, and two similar licences granted at the same court to let for seven years from 1730 and 1737
Thomas Medley and Edward Medley, stewards
Attached: names of owners of bullock and sheep-leazes in Berwick

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G40/38  10 Sep 1726

Contents:
Admission of William Batchelor as devisee under the will of his uncle William Gyles
8a In Berwick and a croft of meadow (½a)
John James, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/39  28 Oct 1726

Contents:
Admission of William Batchellor as devisee under the will of William Gyles
50a And common of pasture and a cottage and 2a in Berwick
Edward Medley, steward

Certified copy receipt  SAS/G40/40  11 Sep 1727

Contents:
Walter Woodhams to his brother-in-law William Batchelor for £200, a legacy given to his wife by her grandfather William Gyles of Alfriston and a £200 legacy given to his wife by the will of her uncle William Gyles of 10 Feb 1724
W: John Coppard, William Woodhams; W to copy: William Batchelor, 8 Oct 1747

Mortgage for £600 and bond  SAS/G40/41-42  19 Jun 1736

Contents:
William Batchelor of Alfriston, gent, to Robert Lambe of Arlington, yeoman
Freehold messuage or tenement in Berwick called Broomes, with barns buildings, garden and land (84a) and 17½ bullock leazes and 88 sheep leazes in Berwick belonging to it, occupied by Samuel Piper
A messuage, two barns, stables and land (80a) and 40 bullock leazes in summer and 200 sheep in upon Berwick leaze occupied by Samuel Piper
Message, orchard and garden in Berwick occupied by Samuel Piper
W: Deborah Smith, Thomas Attree

Copy of will of Robert Lambe of Arlington, yeoman  SAS/G40/43  6 Nov 1737

Contents:
Wife Sarah household goods and an annuity of £15
Sister Mary, wife of John Hall of Herstmonceux, yeoman, £60
Nephews and nieces, Robert Newman, John Newman, James Newman, Richard Newman and Elizabeth Newman, the five eldest children of sister Elizabeth Newman deceased; nephew Thomas Newman
Sister Allfrey's two children, George and Mary
Residue to brothers, John Lambe, William Lambe and Richard Lambe equally, and they to be executors
W: Elizabeth Ade, Robert Newman, John Coppard

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G40/44  19 Dec 1743

Contents:
William Woodhams of Udimore, yeoman (executor of Walter Woodhams), John Lambe of Hailsham, yeoman, Richard Lambe of Winchelsea, yeoman, and William Lambe of Wilmington, yeoman, (executors of Robert Lambe of Arlington), with William Batchelor of Alfriston, gent to Elizabeth Woodhams of Westdean, spinster, (only daughter of William Woodhams of Lullington, gent)
Mortgage as SAS/G40/41
Recites: will of William Woodhams giving his wife Katherine (who re-married George Allfrey) the use of the residue of his estate for her widowhood, she maintaining his two children, Walter Woodhams and EW, with a gift over on his wife's death or re-marriage to his brother Walter Woodhams and his brother-in-law Robert Lambe on trust to maintain the children and pay £1000 to EW at 21 or marriage with her mother's consent, and appointing Walter Woodhams and Robert Lambe executors, 28 Feb 1729; their renunciation; grant of letters of administration with the will annexed to William's widow Katherine during her widowhood
Assignment by Catherine Woodhams, being about to re-marry, to Robert Lambe, the only acting guardian of her children, of all the household goods and farming stock valued on 26 Mar 1735 at £994 13 3d, with the existing leases of William Woodham's farm and tithes of Lullington and all her right under the letters of administration, and also several securities for money amounting to £1113 7s 6d, 13 Aug 1735; her payment to Robert Lambe of £155 7s 3d in money
Mortgage of 19 Jun 1736 (SAS/G40/41)
Death of Robert Lambe, 9 Nov 1737; appointment as executors of his three brothers, John, William and Richard Lambe; death of Walter Woodhams the other executor and guardian appointed by the will of William Woodhams, 20 Oct 1739; his appointed of William Woodhams of Udimore, and Nicholas Gilbert of Eastbourne, gent, executors in trust; probate by William Woodhams alone
Only the principal sum of £600 due on the mortgage; EW has attained 21 and become entitled to the legacy of £1000 under her father's will, and she has agreed to accept a transfer of the mortgage in part payment
W: George Allfrey, John Wilds, Mercy Furner

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/45  9 Jul 1747

Contents:
Licence to William Batchelor, gent to lease all his copyholds for fifteen years; John James, steward

Letter from William Michell, Lewes, to Mr [Nicholas] Gilbert, attorney, Eastbourne  SAS/G40/46  2 Aug 1747

Contents:
Text of manor of Alciston licence as SAS/G40/45 for fourteen years, 29 Jul 1747, in which NG is to insert the tenant's name

Certified copy release by beneficiary  SAS/G40/47  5 Oct 1747

Contents:
Mary Russell of Lewes St Ann, widow, one of the sisters of William Gyles of Alfriston, gent, deceased, in consideration of a bond by William Batchelor of Alfriston, gent for £500 of the freehold and copyhold messuages and land late William Gyles, given by his will to William Batchelor an annuity of £50 to MR
W: Elizabeth Woodhams, John Wilds; W to copy: William Batchelor, 8 Oct 1747

Conveyance (lease and release and bond) for £2032  SAS/G40/48-50  7, 8 Oct 1747

Contents:
William Batchelor of Alfriston, gent (nephew and residuary legatee of William Gyles of Alfriston, gent, deceased) and his wife Martha, to John Fuller of Rosehill in Brightling, esq
Freehold messuage or tenement in Berwick called Broomes, with barns, buildings, and lands (84a) and 17½ bullock leazes and 88 sheep leazes, occupied by Samuel Piper
Messuage or tenement with barns and land (80a) and common of pasture for 40 bullocks in summer and 200 sheep in winter, all in Berwick, occupied by Samuel Piper
W: Nicholas Gilbert, John Wilds

Bond in £100  SAS/G40/51  8 Oct 1747

Contents:
William Batchelor to John Fuller
To permit Samuel Piper, the tenant for the residue of a term of 21 years of land in SAS/G40/48-50, to cut and carry away from WB's downs in Alfriston every year 12 loads of hoath according to the agreement in Piper's lease of 14 Mar 1741

Assignment of mortgage  SAS/G40/52  19 Oct 1747

Contents:
Elizabeth Woodhams of Westdean, spinster, and William Batchelor of Alfriston, gent, at the request of John Fuller of Rosehill, Brightling, esq, to Henry Fuller of Rosehill, esq, and Stephen Fuller of Brightling, esq, in trust for JF
The mortgage of 19 Jun 1736 (SAS/G40/41)
W: Nicholas Gilbert, John Wilds; Nicholas Gilbert, James Courthope

Bond in £1000  SAS/G40/53  11 Nov 1747

Contents:
William Batchelor to John Fuller on the absolute surrender of copyholds of the manors of Alciston (50a in Berwick and common of pasture and a cottage and 2a) and Berwick with Hailsham (8a and a croft of ½a)

Final concord  SAS/G40/54  Michaelmas term 1747

Contents:
John Fuller, plaintiff, and William Batchelor and his wife Martha, deforciants
Messuage, 3 barns, 3 stables, 1 croft, 3 gardens, 3 orchards, 120a of land, 45a of meadow, 80a of pasture, 10a of furze and heath and common of pasture in Berwick

Counterpart of SAS/G40/54  SAS/G40/55  1747

Copy of partial enfranchisement, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/56  1 Jun 1618

Contents:
Richard [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and his brother Edward Sackvill, kt, to William Walker of Berwick
1 Three quarters of a wist of land in Wington [in Alfriston] sometime Chucks (12a), quitrent 8s 3½d
2 Lands in Wington sometimes Pekes, quitrent 3s 8d
3 A messuage and a wist of land in Berwick called Major Wist, held by Margaret Duke for life, quitrent 10s
4 Three cottages in Berwick called Kymes, containing a house, barn and 9a, quitrent 11s 6d, 3 hens, 18 eggs and herding money at 3½d for every cottage
5 A cottage containing a barn and 1a called Motkins Acre, held by Margaret Duke for life, quitrent 12d
Reserving only the ancient rents and heriots and fines certain
W: Thomas Brooke, Thomas Middlemore, John Inkersoll, William Eyles, Thomas Gibson the writer, Edmund Lyntott
Attached: memorandum [by John Walker] of documents left with Mr [John or Richard] Cook [of Cuckfield], schoolmaster; 5 Jun 1780

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/57  16 Oct 1640

Contents:
Admission of John Walker, only son and heir of Ann, wife of William Walker, four cottages and appurtenances in Berwick, quitrent 16s, 4 hens, 24 eggs and 14d for herding money, two of the cottages being called the Broad Meadow (4a), one other cottage called White Linckes (3a) and the other cottage (2a); 4 heriots certain at 6d each cottage
Edward Raynes, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/58  28 Jun 1649

Contents:
Death of William Walker and his wife Ann, daughter of Margaret Duke, deceased, who held to them and her heirs
A messuage and wist of land called Major Wist in Berwick, quitrent 10s
A barn and ½a called Motkins, being a cottage, quitrent 12d
Heriots 7d (1d certain for the messuage and wist and 6d certain for the barn)
Admission of AW's only son and heir John Walker
Admission of John Walker as heir of his father William Walker
Three cottages called Kymes, being a house, barn and 9a in Berwick, quitrent 11s 6d, 18 eggs, 3 hens and 10½d for herding money, of which WW died seised
Edward Raynes, steward

Conveyance for £8  SAS/G40/59  27 Jun 1654

Contents:
Thomas Gates of Bishopstone, husbandman, and his wife Barbara, to Thomas Lashmer of Berwick, bricklayer
Their moiety of a cottage with orchard, garden and ½a in Berwick, occupied by TL, late the cottage of John Harwood deceased
W to deed and livery of seisin: John Walker, John Bankes, Robert Raynes, William Bankes

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G40/60  20 Jan 1660

Contents:
Daniel Shoulder of Beddingham, gent and his wife Joan, John Farncombe of Fletching, yeoman, and his wife Alice, Richard Gravestocke of Southover, chapman, and his wife Margaret, Thomas Gates of Bishopstone, husbandman, and his wife Barbara and Thomas
Lashmar of Alfriston, bricklayer, and his wife susan to Richard Grisbrooke of Lewes, butcher, in trust
1 Messuage with a barn and five pieces of land (10a) called the Ten Acres in Fletching (E: road from Piltdown to Nutley; W, N: land of John Godly called Daleham); late the lands of Eliot and in the tenure of Thomas Snell
2 Messuage used as two dwellings with stable, garden and backside in Lewes St Ann (S: Lewes High Street; W: a close and barn of John Pannell in right of his wife; N: lands called The Wallands; E: tenement of John Harris) lately sold by Richard Gravestocke to Richard Grisbrooke
3 A small tenement or cottage with backside and ½a land in Berwick (S: an acre of copyhold land of TL; W: road from Berwick Common to Winton [in Alfriston] E: demesne lands of the lord of Berwick called Appleton) late the lands of John Harwood, in the tenure of Thomas Slutter
RG to hold 1 above in trust for JF and AF and her heirs, 2 above for RG and 3 above for TL
W: Richard Isted, John Raynes, Samuel Rose

Fine specified by SAS/G40/60  SAS/G40/61  Hilary term 1660

Mortgage for £100 and bond  SAS/G40/62-63  15 Oct 1670

Contents:
John Collingham of Norton in Bishopstone, yeoman, and his eldest son John Collingham the younger of Tarring Nevill, yeoman (£47), with Peter Bevis of Wilmington, yeoman (£53), to Mascall Picknoll of Willingdon, mariner
A messuage, barn, garden and croft of land (1a), a croft called The Hagge (5 roods), a croft called The Lovers (1a) and 2½a arable and common of pasture for three bullocks in the lease of Berwick occupied by William Foster and John Cleaver
Payable at the house of Richard Isted, gent, in Lewes
W: Richard Isted, Thomas Isted
Endorsed: receipt for £50 by MP, 17 Apr 1681 and for £50, W: William Pellatt, Martha Bradford, 2 Nov 1686; assignment by MP to Benjamin Moseley of Lewes, mercer, at the direction of Ambrose Galloway of Lewes, salesman, W: John Garland, Martha Bradford, 30 Jan 1688; assignment by Benjamin Moseley by direction of William Allen to Nicholas Mewett of Alfriston, shepherd, W: William Nowell, Robert Hamond the younger, George Luxford the younger, 1 Oct 1688

Lease for a year [?mortgage]  SAS/G40/64  20 Aug 1677

Contents:
John Collingham of Tarring Nevill, yeoman, to Ambrose Galloway of Lewes, tailor
A messuage, barn and land as SAS/G40/62 occupied by Thomas Cleaver and Richard Page
W: Richard Isted, Henry Crawley

Unexecuted quitclaim  SAS/G40/65  5 Apr 1693

Contents:
Margaret Walker of Berwick, spinster, only daughter of John Walker the elder of Berwick, to her brother John Walker of Berwick, yeoman
Four cottages and appurtenances in Berwick, quitrent 16s, 4 hens, 24 eggs and 14d for herding money, two of the cottages being called the Broad Meadow (4a), one other cottage called White Linckes (3a) and the other cottage (2a); 4 heriots certain at 6d each cottage; a messuage and wist of land called Major Wist in Berwick, quitrent 10s; a barn and ½a called Motkins, being a cottage, quitrent 12d
Recites:, out-of-court settlement by JW the elder, 6 Aug 1657, on himself for life, ramainsder to his son William Walker and his heirs in tail, remainder to JW's wife Dorothy and her heirs, paying £50 to MW, presented 24 Mar 1659; death of William Walker without heirs; death of Dorothy Walker; inheritance by JW the younger, who has undertaken to pay the £50 by bond of 4 Apr 1693
Endorsed: relates to the same affairs as the release enclosed [not present]; J[ohn] W[alker], 27 Sep 1777

Marriage settlement  SAS/G40/66  7 Apr 1693

Contents:
John Walker the younger of Berwick, yeoman, and John Tattersall the elder of Waldron, clerk, and his eldest son and heir John Tattersall the younger, gent JE to marry Elizabeth, daughter of JT the younger
A messuage and wist of land called Major Wist in Berwick, quitrent 10s
A barn and ½a called Motkins, being a cottage, quitrent 12d
Three cottages called Kymes, being a house, barn and 9a in Berwick, quitrent 11s 6d, 18 eggs, 3 hens and 10½d for herding money, of which WW died seised
Four cottages and appurtenances in Berwick, quitrent 16s, 4 hens, 24 eggs and 14d for herding money, two of the cottages being called the Broad Meadow (4a), one other cottage called White Linckes (3a) and the other cottage (2a)
W: Thomas Hooper, John Hooper

Counterpart of SAS/G40/66  SAS/G40/67  7 Apr 1693

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/68  3 May 1693

Contents:
Out-of-court surrender by John Walker to the use of himself and his wife Elizabeth of the tenements in SAS/G40/66, 7 Apr 1693; Charles Goodwyn, steward

Copy of SAS/G40/68  SAS/G40/69  3 May 1693

Paper

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/70  2 Jun 1697

Contents:
Admission of John Busbridge the younger, gent, on out-of-court surrender by his wife Elizabeth and himself, 20 Apr 1697, to 3a of land called Goremeade in Berwick, quitrent 5s

Conveyance [lease and] release  SAS/G40/71  [30 Sep] 1 Oct 1697

Contents:
John Busbridge the younger of Haremare in Etchingham, gent, and his wife Elizabeth (grandchild of Margaret Caly of Eastbourne, widow deceased) to William Allen the elder of Alfriston, yeoman, and his son William Allen the younger of Berwick
A toft and a piece of land called Lehall (3 roods) in Berwick (W: the common called The Tye; N, S: land of John Honey; E: land of John Walker, E) late the land of MC
W: Robert Spiller, John Alchorne

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/72  18 May 1698

Contents:
Admission of William Allen the elder for life, remainder to his son William Allen the younger on the out-of-court surrender by John Busbridge, 28 Sep 1697, to 3a called Goremead in Berwick

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G40/73  27 Sep 1715

Contents:
Admission of William Walker, younger son and heir of John Walker the younger, deceased, by Thomas Mathew his attorney, on the death JW's late wife Elizabeth Calverly
Tenements as SAS/G40/66
William Shadwell, steward on this occasion, 26 Sep 1716

Original surrender, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G40/74  17 Apr 1744

Contents:
William Walker of Lewes St Michael, watchmaker, of the tenements in SAS/G40/73 to the use of his will; W: Thomas Lucas, Nathaniel Hamlen, J Thayer

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G40/75  10 Sep 1744

Contents:
Admission of William Walker of Lewes, watchmaker, to customary land called Gore Meadow in Berwick, on the out-of-court surrender of Nicholas Allen, 7 Feb 1744; John James, steward
Attached: receipt for the purchase-money, with a note by WW concerning the right of NA's wife, mentioning land and buildings; 7 Feb 1744; note by WW of payment of £3 for heriot and relief, the same as paid on the death of NA's brother [?William Allen], 10 Sep 1744

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/76  14 Oct 1777

Contents:
Admission of John Walker, gent, only son of John Walker deceased, the only brother of William Walker
Tenements as SAS/G40 73 and 75
Common recovery, using Thomas Peckham of Arlington, wheelwright, Thomas Peckham, Thomas Kemp, servant of Charles Gilbert steward of the manor, James Peckham
Surrender by JW to the use of his will

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/77  9 Jul 1784

Contents:
Admission of James Tattersall the elder of Streatham in Surrey, clerk (by his attorney the Rev James Tattersall the younger) as cousin and heir of John Walker, to the tenements in SAS/G40/76, of which JW died seised; Charles Gilbert, steward

Conveyance for £1085  SAS/G40/78  7 Apr 1789

Contents:
Philip Burton of Hatton Street, Middlesex, esq and Elizabeth Tattersall of Chandos Street, Middlesex, widow of James Tattersall of Streatham, clerk, (who was cousin and heir of John Walker of Cuckfield, gent, a nephew and devisee of William Walker of Cuckfield. formerly of Lewes St Michael), to Richard Newman the elder of Alfriston, butcher, and his son Robert Newman Alfriston, yeoman
1 Manor of Berwick tenements as SAS/G40/76
2 3a In Berwick in the Borough of Hease, formerly Allen, copyhold of the manor of Alciston, quitrent 1s 6d
3 Tenement and 9¾a with a barn and garden in Alciston (E, N: land formerly John Vallance; S: land formerly William Gage, bt and William Vinall; SE: road), copyhold of the manor of Alciston, quitrent 10s 5d
4 9a in the common laines of Alciston, (details), Copyhold of Alciston, quitrent 8s 8d
5 Tenement called The Tile Host and 2a adjoining at Wilmington Green, formerly John Botterell, since Fennell, late Walker, copyhold of Wilmington, quitrent 1s
6 Cottage and garden in Wilmington, late Pierce, copyhold of Wilmington, quitrent 2d recites: will of JT, 24 Mar 1781; death of JT; auction of the above (with a freehold messuage, barn and land) in one lot at the Bear Inn, Cliffe, 17 Jan 1789
W: Thomas Whittard, Benjamin Comberbatch J[ohn] Hoper the Younger, John Jennall

Bond in £2170  SAS/G40/79  7 Apr 1789

Contents:
Elizabeth Tattersall, widow, John Tattersall of Ulcombe, Kent, clerk, William Dechair Tattersall of Wootton under Edge, Gloucester, clerk, John Baker of Canterbury, esq, the Rev Thomas Racket of Spitsbury, Dorset, clerk John Brewer Davis of Call Hill, Kent, kt, James Tattersall of Tewkesbury, clerk, and Thomas William Tattersall of Trinity College, Oxford, esq(the Tattersalls and Jane the wife of John Baker, Dorothy the wife of Thomas Racket, and Frances the wife of John Brewer, being children of James Tattersall, deceased) to Richard Newman the elder, of Alfriston on sale of copyholds

Conveyance ([lease and] release) for £1085  SAS/G40/80  6, 7 Apr 1789

Contents:
Edmund Estcourt of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, esq and John Tattersall of Ulcombe in Kent, clerk, eldest son and heir of the Rev James Tattersall, to Richard Newman of Alfriston, butcher
1 A messuage, barn, garden and croft of land (la), a croft called The Hagge (5 roods), a croft called The Lovers (la), and 2½a arable and common of pasture for three bullocks in the lease of Berwick; a toft and a piece of land called Lehall (3 roods) in Berwick
2 Copyholds as SAS/G40/78
Covenant to produce deeds relating to the executorship of James Tattersall, 1781-1785

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/81A  10 Aug 1789

Contents:
Copy admission of Richard Newman under SAS/G40/78

Release  SAS/G40/81B  c1789

Contents:
Of right by Thomas William Tattersall of Trinity College, Oxford, esq, youngest son and customary heir of James Tattersall, clerk, deceased, to Richard Newman of Alfriston, butcher, and his son Robert Newman of Alfriston, butcher; W: Thomas Whittard, Henry Papps, clerks to [Edmund] Estcourt, Lincoln's Inn

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/82  21 Mar 1532

Contents:
Surrender by William Comber to the use of John Ranger
A cottage and bondhold land called Bulwyshe, quitrent 4s 3½d, a hen and six egges, heriot 6d certain
Admission of JR

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/83  7 Oct 1532

Contents:
Out-of-court surrender by Joan widow of James Cane, and his younger son William Cane, by the acceptance of the steward in the presence of John Cane and Edmund Tyndall, tenants, 21 May 1532
A tenement and wist (vista) of bondhold land (20a) in Berwick called Mychelles, which Joan held for life, remainder in fee simple to WC by right of inheritance after the death of his father James Cane
According to an agreement made in the court, seisin was granted to Joan for life, remainder to Giles Fenys and his heirs to hold by copy of court roll

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/84  9 Oct 1534

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Tarry, on surrender by John Manne
A croft of bondhold land (6a) called Wykeland
Giles Fenys, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/85  2 Oct 1537

Contents:
Surrender by Giles Fenys esq, to the use of John Levett and his wife Katherine
A wist of bondhold land (20a) in Berwick called Mychelles otherwise Lucys
Admission of JL and KL

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/86  2 Jul 1557

Contents:
Death of Thomas Terrey, who held part of a wist of land late Man (6a) in Arlington, quitrent 21d; heriot a black cow, price 23s 4d
Admission of Thomas Terrey, younger son and heir of TT's younger brother John Terry, as kinsman and heir

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/87  15 Nov 1563

Contents:
Admission of Richard Raynger, younger son of John Raynger on a surrender made by JR in extremis
A cottage in Berwick called Bulwyshe
William Robert deputy of John Fynes, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/88  17 May 1564

Contents:
Admission of James Sussan, younger son and heir of William Sussan
A cottage with house, two barns and a kitchen in Berwick
William Roberth, deputy steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/89  9 May 1579

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Pollard and his wife Alice on surrender by Henry Holmes and his wife Joan
A wist of land, quitrent 10s, [and] 1a 1r of bondhold land, quitrent 12d, in Berwick; heriot 20s
William Roberth, deputy of John Fynes, esq, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/90  26 Jul 1580

Contents:
Surrender by John Tuckenet to Thomas Pollerde
A tenement, barn and a wist of land called Michelz (20a) which he acquired of John Levett
Admission of TP
Thomas Foster, under-steward; lord: Gregory Fynes, Lord Dacre

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/91  4 Apr 1587

Contents:
Admission of William Rainger on a proclamation whether anyone was willing to pay a 30s fine for his admission
6a of Arable land in Berwick, quitrent 5s
Surrender by WR to Thomas Jurden, who was admitted
William Tailer, deputy steward; lord: Gregory Fynes, Lord Dacre, and his wife Ann

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/92  28 Sep 1590

Contents:
Surrender by John Swane to Thomas Susan, son of James Susan
½ a wist of customary land in Berwick
William Fermor, deputy steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/93  27 Sep 1591

Contents:
Admission of John Pollard, younger son and customary heir of Thomas Pollard
A wist of bondland in Berwick, quitrent 10s 0d; 1a 1r of bondland in Berwick, quitrent 12d; a tenement, a barn and a wist of land called Michels (20a)
William Fermor, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/94  4 Oct 1592

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Ranger, age 7 last Trinity, younger son and customary heir of Richard Ranger, who was brought by his mother Eleanor Ranger, widow, to whom his custody is granted
A cottage called Bulwishe in Berwick
William Fermor, steward

Copy of court roll, manor Berwick  SAS/G40/95  2 Apr 1599

Contents:
Surrender by Thomas Jurden to James Susan
6a of arable in Berwick; heriot an ox, price £3
Admission of JS
William Fermor, steward; first court of Robert Sackville, esq

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/96  12 Jul 1605

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Suzan, son of James Suzan, and Elizabeth Newman on surrender made by James Suzan out of court by the acceptance of William Levett and Mathew Levett
A cottage with house, two barns and a kitchen in Berwick
To hold by TS and EN and their heirs in tail
Adrian Stoughton, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/97  24 Mar 1609

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Susan, younger son and customary heir of James Susan the elder
A wist and a half of land, quitrent 17s (15s for 1½ wists and 2s for pasture of ½a in Cuckoos Torne)
Fine £22 and 33s 6d for heriot
Thomas Whatman, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/98  27 Mar 1611

Contents:
Admission of John Pollard on surrender by Thomas Ranger the younger
A cottage called Bulwish in Berwick, quitrent 6d, fine 6d, heriot 6d
Thomas Whatman, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/99  27 Mar 1611

Contents:
Admission of Agnes Pollard on surrender by George Okenden and his wife Margaret
7a Bondland sometime Colvill, quitrent 20d
Thomas Whatman, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/100  8 Jul 1618

Damaged

Contents:
Limited enfranchisment by John Pollard
A wist of land in Berwick, quitrent 10s; another tenement, quitrent 12d and a messuage, barn and a wist called Mitchells, quitrent 10s
To hold by the ancient rents; heriot, relief and fine 1d certain; grant of wod and underwood
Thomas Brooke, esq, deputy steward; Thomas Whatman, [steward]

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/101  8 Jul 1618

Contents:
Limited enfranchisement by John Pollard
A cottage in Berwick called Bullwish, quitrent 4s, 1 hen and 6 eggs and 3½d herding money
To hold by the ancient rents; heriot, relief and fine 6d certain; grant of wod and underwood
Thomas Brooke, esq, deputy steward; Thomas Whatman, [steward]

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/102  8 Jul 1618

Contents:
Limited enfranchisment by Thomas Suzan
1½ Wists (30a) and pasture of ½a in Cuckoos Turne; another wist sometime Swane (10a) and a cottage in Berwick containing 2 messuages, 2 barns and 4a, rents in all 26s, 1 hen and 6 eggs and 3½d for herding money
To hold by the ancient rents; heriot, relief and fine 1d certain; grant of wod and underwood
Thomas Brooke, esq, deputy of Thomas Whatman, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/103  8 Jul 1618

Contents:
Limited enfranchisment by John Austin and his wife Agnes
A messuage and 7a of customary land in Arlington sometime Colvill, quitrent 1s 8d
To hold by the ancient rents; heriot, relief and fine 1d certain; grant of wood and underwood
Thomas Brooke, esq, deputy of Thomas Whatman, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/104  8 Jul 1618

Contents:
Surrender by John Pollard to the use of JP, John Awsten and his wife Agnes and to her heirs
A wist of land in Berwick, quitrent 10s; 1a 1r in Berwick, quitrent 12d, a tenement containing a messuage, barn and a wist of land called Mitchells (20a), quitrent 10s
Thomas Brooke, esq, deputy of Thomas Whatman, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/105  26 Mar 1627

Contents:
Admission of John Nutt, clerk, on surrender by Thomas Suzan
1½ Wists of customary land (30a) and pasture of ½a in Cuckoos Turne, one other wist sometime Swane (10a) and a cottage in Berwick containing 2 messuages, 2 barns and 4a
Thomas West, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Milton  SAS/G40/106  15 Sep 1609

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Alye, on surrender by Thomas Funnell, a bondhold tenant, by the acceptance of William Pollard, John Tupnet and John Lashmer, customary tenants
A cottage and garden (1r), part of customary land part of Pike Croft in Milton Richard Amherst, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Milton  SAS/G40/107  28 Aug 1618

Contents:
Admission of Margery Alye, widow of Thomas Alye, on his out-of-court surrender (by the acceptance of Roger Unstie and John Tucknet, customary tenants) for her life, remainder to the use of TA's heirs
A cottage and garden (1r), being a small parcel of customary land part of Pikecroft in Milton
Edward Alye, aged 11 years, was son and heir to the reversion
Richard Amherst, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Milton  SAS/G40/108  16 Sep 1629

Contents:
Admission of John Hart, on surrender by Edward Leigh (by the acceptance of William Pollard and William Fuller), 28 Sep 1628
A cottage and 1 rood of land adjoining in Milton Street
Robert Wilson, deputy of Jo Davies, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Milton  SAS/G40/109  6 Sep 1636

Contents:
Surrender by John Hart to William Pollerd
A cottage and rood of land near Monkin Pin in Milton Street, late Alie and before Funnel, quitrent 4d
Richard Amherst, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Milton  SAS/G40/110  8 Oct 1638

Contents:
Surrender by Richard Colvill and his wife Elizabeth to Richard Gates
A cottage and 1 rood of land adjoining near Monkin Pynne in Milton late Pollard and before Alie
Edward Raynes, steward

Copy of court of roll, manor of Milton  SAS/G40/111  16 Aug 1641

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Botting, on surrender by Richard Gates out of court by the acceptance of John Acton and James Sage, customary tenants
A cottage and a rood of land near Monkin Pynne in Milton
Edward Raynes, deputy of Richard Amherst, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Milton  SAS/G40/112  14 Oct 1656

Contents:
Death of Thomas Bottinge; admission of Richard Botting, only brother of TB's youngest son John Botting, who was of full age and lately died seised
A cottage and a rood of land in Milton near Monkin Pin late Gates, quitrent 4d heriot a hogg sold for 5s
Edward Raynes, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Milton  SAS/G40/113  6 Nov 1657

Contents:
Admission of William Winder and his wife Patience on the out-of-court surrender of Richard Botting, 8 Sep 1657
Cottage and 1 rood in SAS/G40/112
Edward Raynes, steward

List of the lands of William Jurden in Berwick, with names of neighbouring owners, by John Peckden, 'scribe'  SAS/G40/114  1561

Contents:
Endorsed: 75 acres

Terrier of the lands of Thomas Jurden in Berwick  SAS/G40/115  1582

Contents:
With names of furlongs and acreage, amounting to 71¾a [largely as SAS/G40/114, totals only]; 'made by me Thomas Jurden'

Final concord  SAS/G40/116  Easter term 1614

Contents:
John Hony, querent, and Edward Payne and his wife Leticia and Thomas Payne and his wife Joan, deforciants
2 Messuages, 2 barns, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 40a of land, 6a of meadow, 40a of pasture, 2a of wood and 10a of furze and heath in Berwick and Selmeston

Acknowledgement  SAS/G40/117  4 Jul 1621

Contents:
George Walker of Berwick, yeoman, and his wife Margaret, to John Hony of Berwick
Of satisfaction by an exchange and money payment in respect of a half acre of land which he claimed in a field of JH in Berwick (S: Berwick Tye; E: a field of John Hony called Mayes; N: The Layelands)
W: John Telling, Arnold John

Grant for £850  SAS/G40/118  3 Jul 1622

Contents:
Edward Payne of East Dean, yeoman, and his son Thomas Payne to John Hony of Wilmington, gent
Freehold messuage or tenement in Berwick called Broomes with barns, buildings and 84a and 17½ bullock leazes and 88 sheep leazes in the leazes of Berwick belonging to it, occupied by William Levett; meadow in Selmeston called Cobbs Court Field (10a), occupied by William Levett
W to deed and livery of seisin: William Levett, Thomas Bodle

Counterpart lease for 6 years from 29 Sep 1624 at £34  SAS/G40/119  13 Mar 1624

Contents:
John Honey of Alfriston, gent, to Thomas Weller of Berwick, husbandman
His mansion or dwellinghouse called Broomes in Berwick and the barns and other edifices belonging and 84a of land
Detailed husbandry covenants; provision for termination after three years; memorandum that TW is to plough for JH 6a yearly during the term at such time as is most convenient for them both, JH finding TW's cattle with pasture or other feed 'while he is in doing it'
W: Samuel Clarke, Abraham White
Endorsed: memorandum 'now this lease is ended' that TW may hold over; W: John French; nd, [1630]

Marriage settlement (covenant to levy a fine) for £300  SAS/G40/120  1 May 1626

Contents:
William Jorden of Berwick, gent and William Edwards of Eastbourne, mercer, and Ralph Edwards of Jevington, yeoman
WJ to marry WE's natural sister Mary Edwards
Messuage or tenement, orchard and garden occupied by William Teelinge and 15 bullock leazes in Berwick Common
Orchard and 33a 1r in Berwick (of which 12a with the orchard is meadow or pasture and lies together near WJ's mansion or dwellinghouse called Drakes, the Drakes Barr, Netherwishe and Newfield; 2a being brookland called Sharmer otherwise Chermer Brooke; 5a arable in Shelfe Furlong, 2a arable in Stowtherst Furlong, 4a in Hawke Furlong, 1a 3r in Eastetowne Furlong, 1a in the Nelland Furlong, 1a near the Greene Waie, 1½a in Markewoord Furlong, 1a in Forestreete Furlong)
W: John Taylar, Simon Bennett, Benjamin Scarlett

Settlement (covenant to levy a fine)  SAS/G40/121  3 Oct 1645

Contents:
William Jorden of Eastbourne, gent, and John Jorden of Eastbourne, gent
Messuage and land as SAS/G40/120, occupied by John Collingham the younger in trust for WJ
W: Benjamin Scarlett, Jo Newnham

Final concord specified by SAS/G40/121  SAS/G40/122A, B  Michaelmas term 1645

Contents:
John Jorden, gent, querent, and William Jorden, gent, deforciant
Messuage, garden, 2 orchards, 20a of land, 12a of meadow, 2a of pasture and common of pasture in Berwick

Mortgage for £200  SAS/G40/123  10 Jan 1646

Contents:
William Jorden of Eastbourne, gent, to Edward Chauntler of Laughton, yeoman
Messuage and land as SAS/G40/120, occupied by John Collingham of Berwick, yeoman
W: Benjamin Scarlett, John Jorden, Jo Newham enrolled in chancery 30 Apr 1646

Mortgage for £100  SAS/G40/124  2 Feb 1648

Contents:
William Jorden of Eastbourne, gent, to Richard Jorden of Denton, clerk 4a 1r in the Laieland Furlong, 1a in Gosseland, 2a of meadow called the Anmer; 5a 1r in the Laine Crofts Furlong, 1a of pasture called the Spott and 5 bullock leazes on Berwick leaze; all in Berwick, occupied by Edward Holbeame
W: William Suzan, Thomas Suzan

Mortgage for £300 and bond  SAS/G40/125-126  9 Feb 1648

Contents:
William Jorden of Eastbourne, gent, to George Parker of Willingdon, esq, Edward Parker of Willingdon, gent and Thomas Baker of Willingdon, gent
Messuage, two barns with stables and buildings occupied by Edward Holbearne and the following lands:
½a In Southerne Laine Croft; 2a in Cobford Furlong; 1a in Hodge; 5½a pasture enclosed in two fields at Whitelinke; 1½a in Southston Furlong; 4a meadow called Middleshare; 3 roods in Northerne Furlong; 4a pasture land (W: the Little Lane; S: the drove); 1a in Sawyers Furlong; 3 roods meadow called Cuckose Torne; ½a in Longe Furlong; 3r in Shorte Combe Furlong; 3a in Southstone Furlong; 2½a in Fower Acre Furlong; 2a in Didlinke Furlong and ½a in Allinggore Furlong and 20 bullock leazes
Payable at Ratton in Willingdon, the house of Thomas Parker, kt
W: Benjamin Scarlett, William Knight

Conveyance [by mortgagee] for £100 and bond  SAS/G40/127-128  10 May 1651

Contents:
Richard Jorden of Denton, clerk, to Edward Hilder of Langney [in Westham], gent
Land as SAS/G40/124, occupied by Edward Holbeame
[RJ was the mortgagee: see SAS/G40/124]
W to deed and livery of seisin: Thomas Bean, John Page and Benjamin Scarlett; William Markwick (bond only)

Conveyance [by mortgagee] for £239  SAS/G40/129  12 May 1651

Contents:
Edward Chauntler of Laughton, yeoman to Edward Hilder of Langney [in Westham], yeoman
Messuage and 33a 1r in Berwick, occupied by Edward Holbeame, as SAS/G40/120 [EC was the mortgagee: see SAS/G40/123]
W: Edward Choune, Edmund Caverlie, John Chauntler, Benjamin Scarlett; to livery of seisin: Richard Jorden, Thomas Bean, John Page, Benjamin Scarlett

Conveyance (feoffment) for £650 and bond  SAS/G40/130-131  17 May 1651

Contents:
William Jorden of Westham, gent, and his wife Elizabeth to Edward Hilder of Langney [in Westham], yeoman
1 Messuage and land as SAS/G40/124, occupied by Edward Holbeame
2 Messuage occupied by [blank] and land as SAS/G40/120, occupied by [Edward Holbeame]
W: Richard Jorden, William Markwick, Thomas Bean, John Page, Benjamin Scarlett

Final concord  SAS/G40/132A, B  Trinity term, 1651

Contents:
Edward Hilder, plaintiff, and William Jorden, gent, and his wife Elizabeth, deforciants
2 Messuages, 2 barns, 2 gardens, an orchard, 50a of land, 10a of meadow, 30a of pasture and common of pasture for 40 bullocks and 200 sheep in Berwick

Quitclaim  SAS/G40/133  7 Dec 1653

Contents:
Thomas Jorden, son and heir of William Jorden of Westham, gent, to Edward Hilder of Westham, yeoman
1 A messuage, two barns, stable and 80a of land, 40 bullock-leazes and 200 sheep-leazes in Berwick
2 A messuage, garden and orchard in Berwick, occupied by Thomas Adams
W: William Jorden, Benjamin Scarlett, John Caly

Conveyance (feoffment) for £1400 with bond  SAS/G40/134-135  13 Dec 1653

Contents:
Edward Hilder of Langney [in Westham] and his wife Sarah to John Honye the elder of Lullington, gent, and his only son John Honye the younger
1 A messuage, two barns, stable and 80a of land, 40 bullock-leazes and 200 sheep-leazes in Berwick, occupied by John Page
2 A messuage, garden and orchard in Berwick, occupied by Thomas Adams
W: John Page, Abel Ward, John Caly

Final concord  SAS/G40/136A, B  Easter term 1654

Contents:
John Honye the elder, gent and John Honye, the younger, gent, plaintiffs, and Edward Hilder and his wife Sarah, deforciants
2 Messuage, 2 barns, 1 orchard, 50a of land, 10a of meadow, 30a of pasture and common of pasture for 40 bullocks and 200 sheep in Berwick

Settlement (deed to lead the use of a fine)  SAS/G40/137  1 May 1678

Contents:
George Nutt of Berwick, gent Thomas Bridge of Waldron, tailor, Richard Putland of Berwick, tailor and his wife Ann (one of the daughters and co-heirs of John Harwood of Berwick deceased) and Thomas Michell of Berwick, tailor and his wife Susan (the other daughter of John Harwood); William Nowell of Berwick, clerk; Richard Newnham of Lewes
1 A messuage or tenement, barn and garden and a close belonging in Berwick occupied by RP (S, E: road from Berwick Laines to the Tye; N W: the Common of Berwick)
2 A messuage or cottage and ½a called Austens (E: the Tye of Berwick; S: The Sawyers; W: other land of GN; N: land of Nathaniel Elphick)
1 to WN for 1000 years [to secure a mortgage] of £30, remainder to RP; 2 to WN for 1000 years to secure a mortgage of £5 10s, remainder to TM
W: Charles Goodwyn, Thomas Isted

Lease for 1000 years at a nominal rent for £10 12s  SAS/G40/138  18 Feb 1684

Contents:
John Best of Berwick, husbandman, to Thomas Ranger of Berwick, husbandman
One rood of land of the Hospital of St John with a house and other buildings on it in Berwick, occupied by JB, purchased by JB of John Pettet, and by him of Abel Ward by deed of 15 Feb 1666
W: William Nowell, Edmund Elphicke, William Hoder

Lease for 496 years at a nominal rent for £3  SAS/G40/139  8 Sep 1685

Contents:
William Grace of Warbleton, yeoman, to William Nowell of Berwick, clerk
Croft (one rood) of land in Berwick, occupied by WG (S, W: land of Ambrose Galloway; N: the Common Lains), sometime the land of Thomas Ranger the elder, deceased and late Richard Cooke, deceased
W: Robert Nowell, Robert Hamlen

Lease for 900 years at a nominal rent for £8  SAS/G40/140  5 Feb 1702

Contents:
Thomas Ranger of West Hoadly, husbandman, and George Ranger of Berwick, labourer, of John Hawes of Berwick, clerk
One rood of land of the Hospital of St John and a house on it, occupied by Richard Skinner, late the land and tenement of their deceased father Thomas Ranger, who bought it from John Best [SAS/G40/138], who bought it from John Pettit, who bought it from Abel Ward
W: Thomas Adam, Richard Barnden

Power of attorney  SAS/G40/141  10 Nov 1720

Contents:
Charles Nowell of Giggleswick, Yorkshire, gent, to his father-in-law [step-father: see SAS/G40/142] John Latham of Etchingham, clerk
To sell all his freehold and leasehold lands in Berwick and also to surrender all customary or copyhold messuages
W: Jo Horrocks, Henry Marsden

Assignment of leases for £30  SAS/G40/142  2 Dec 1720

Contents:
John Latham of Etchingham, clerk, (attorney of Charles Nowell of Giggleswick), and JL's wife Elizabeth, widow of William Nowell of Berwick, clerk, and William Pix of Cripplegate, London, Silversmith and his wife Ann and Catherine Nowell of Etchingham, spinster (CN, AP and CN being the children of WN) to John Hawes of Berwick, clerk
Leasehold messuage and croft of land at Berwick
Recites: SAS/G40/137, 139; will of WN, 17 Oct 1691
W: John Latham, Nathaniel Hamlen; John Bennett; Elizabeth Latham, Anna Snepp, Thomas Snepp
Endorsed: memorandum by John Hawes that only two deeds were handed over at his purchase of the house, then occupied by Jane Boys

Extracts of from the court rolls of the manor of Alciston of tenements held by John Fuller [of Rosehill in Brightling]  SAS/G40/143  1748-1752

Contents:
Admission of John Fuller, esq, on surrender by William Batchelor and is wife Martha; 50a, in Berwick, quitrent 34s 4d; cottage or toft and 2a in Berwick, quitrent 2s 2d; 10 Nov 1748
Admission of John Fuller on the death of his father John Fuller to a croft of 1a near Berwick called Forsworne Land in Berwick; messuage and 60a in Hellingly, quitrent 10s; 6 Nov 1749
Admission of John Fuller, on the surrender of Thomas Dyke, bt, to 3a in Berwick, quitrent 4s 6d; 16 Mar 1752

Copy will of Edward Hawes of Warbleton, gent  SAS/G40/144  8 Sep 1769

Contents:
All customary or copyhold lands held of the manor of Berwick with Hailsham, to his son William Hawes of Crowhurst, clerk, charged with the payment of the full value to EH's son Robert Hawes and daughters Ann and Frances Hawes, in equal shares
To son Robert Hawes 4a of freehold in Wartling and copyhold lands in Pevensey and Wartling
To daughter Ann Hawes, messuage, garden and ½a at Rushlake Green occupied by Thomas Colbran on condition that she surrender her right and interest in premises called Little Markly in Warbleton occupied by William French, to his daughter Frances Hawes
To Henry Harcourt of Warbleton, clerk, and William Hayley of Brightling, clerk, the advowson of the rectory and church of Berwick in trust for sale
To Henry Harcourt, William Hayley, Robert Austen of Lewes, clerk, and Edward Budgen of Frant, gent, a messuage and lands in Warbleton called Martley otherwise Markly, land in Warbleton purchased of Benjamin Chilley, 10a in Warbleton purchased of Joseph Sweatman and 25a of marsh in Pevensey and Hailsham in trust for sale
To daughter Elizabeth Piper, £100; proceeds of sale between son Robert Hawes and daughters Ann and Frances
Residue of personal estate to Robert Hawes and daughters equally
Executors: William Hawes, Robert Hawes and Ann Hawes
W: James Bristed and John Crouch of Warbleton, farmers, Charles Nairn

Conveyance for £100  SAS/G40/145  9 Nov 1771

Contents:
Henry Harcourt of Warbleton, clerk, William Hayley of Brightling, clerk, Robert Austen of Lewes, clerk, and Edward Budgen of Frant, gent (trustees of the will of Edward Hawes), to Rose Fuller of Rosehill in Brightling, esq
Messuages and land in Berwick as SAS/G40/142
W: John Gregson, James Buss, William Payne, Richard Welch, John Mitting; John Day, John Button

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G40/146  16 Oct 1738

Contents:
Admission of James Stace, aged four, on surrender by William Vinall and his wife Mary
3a of bondland in Berwick Laines in Alfriston
John James, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/147  14 Mar 1751

Contents:
Admission of John Fuller of Rosehill [in Brightling], esq, by his attorney Samuel Stace, on an out-of-court surrender by William Avis, 3 Nov 1750
Two-thirds of a wist of customary land (12a) in Berwick, with common of pasture for three beasts and 15 sheep, formerly Cane, late Drew, quitrent 6s 6d
Nicholas Gilbert, deputy steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/148  24 Jan 1758

Contents:
Admission of Stephen Fuller of Brightling, youngest brother and heir of John Fuller, by his attorney William Gregson
Two-thirds of a wist of land late Avis and formerly Drew, quitrent 6s 6d; a cottage and 1a called Lodgmans Croft near Boship Green in Hellingly
Surrender by SF to Rose Fuller of Brightling, esq, and his admission by his attorney
Nicholas Gilbert the younger
Nicholas Gilbert, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/149  24 Jan 1758

Contents:
Admission of Rose Fuller, eldest brother and devisee of John Fuller
8a Late Batchelor and formerly Gyles, quitrent 5s; a croft (1/2a; E: the Tye), quitrent 2d, late also Batchellor and Gyles
Nicholas Gilbert, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/150  8 Mar 1758

Contents:
Recovery by Rose Fuller, using Henry Hall and Thomas Crouch
Tenements in SAS/G40/149

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/151  5 Jun 1761

Contents:
Recovery by Rose Fuller
50a And common of pasture for 11 beasts and 100 sheep in Berwick, quitrent 34s 3d, late Gyles and some time Honey; a cottage late Gyles, Mathews and Hony, quitrent 2s 2d; a croft of a 1a near Berwick Common in the borough of Tilton, late George Nutt, quitrent 1s 6d; a messuage and 60a in Hellingly formerly Cruttall, before Funnell, and 3a in Berwick late Sir Thomas Dyke

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/152  13 May 1768

Contents:
Recovery by Edmund Levett (youngest son of Mary Levett, widow) using Henry Wise and William Levett
A messuage, barn and 12a of customary land
Surrender by EL to William Levett, who was admitted

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/153  30 Jan 1771

Contents:
Admission of Samuel Stace on surrender by James Stace; surrender by SS to Rose Fuller, who is admitted and surrendered to the use of his will
3a Of land, quitrent 2s 6d
Charles Gilbert, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/154  5 Oct 1773

Contents:
Surrender by William Levett to Rose Fuller; admission of RF (by his attorney William Gregson) and surrender to the use of his will
A message and 12a of customary land in Berwick, quitrent 6s Charles Gilbert, steward

Copy probate (PCC) of the will (24 Dec 1774) and two codicils of Rose Fuller esq  SAS/G40/155  2 Jun 1777

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/156  30 Jun 1779

Contents:
Admission of John Fuller, esq of Rosehill, only son of Henry Fuller, clerk, deceased, as devisee of Rose Fuller, esq

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/157  6 Nov 1798

Contents:
Presentment of death of Richard Newman
A wist called Major's Wist, quitrent 10s; 1a called Motkys, quitrent 11d, three cottages, quitrent 11s 6d; four other cottages, quitrent 16s; a small slip; Gore meadow, quitrent 5s
Admission of Robert Newman, only son of RN's youngest son Robert Newman's custody granted to his mother Mary Newman

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/158  15 Dec 1784

Contents:
Common recovery by Henry Wise and his Wife Sarah using Thomas Davies of Glynde, clerk and William Ridge, gent
A cottage and garden in the borough of Tilton, quitrent 18d

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/159A  12 Dec 1792

Contents:
Admission of William Harmer of Selmeston, carpenter, on surrender by Thomas Duly
A cottage at the foot of the White Bosthill and a small piece of ground adjoining in Alciston, late Stephen Duly, quitrent 6d, now occupied by Nicholas Unsted

Copy of court roll, manor of Alciston  SAS/G40/159B  9 Apr 1794

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Duly of Alciston, yeoman, on the surrender of John Langley
Cottage and garden in the borough of Tilton, quitrent 18d, late Wise and before Langridge

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/160  1 Aug 1663

Contents:
Admission of Stephen Brigden, aged 7 years, younger son of Thomas Brigden, deceased
A messuage, barn, orchard, garden and 4a of land belonging, with the Cotlease belonging, at Netherton in Berwick, late Burtenshaw and before Jefferies, reputed as one cottage, quitrent 4s, 1 hen, 6 eggs and 3d for herding money
Two wists of customary land (40a) lying in several parcels in the common fields of Berwick with pasture for cattle and sheep in Berwick, late also Burtenshaw and before Jefferies, quitrent 19s 6d
Custody granted to his mother Mary
Margin: see 18 Nov 1659, 11 Feb 1660
Edward Raynes, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/161  18 Nov 1695

Contents:
Admission of Charles Nowell, aged 6 years, (by his attorney Thomas Brett, clerk,) only son of William Nowell, clerk, deceased
1 Tenements as SAS/G40/160 the land described as in the common laines (in communibus venellis)
2 A cottage, garden and orchard in Berwick late Pettett; 8a lying in several places in the common fields (in communibus campis) of Berwick, before Austens, formerly parcel of a wist of land late Ranger, quitrent 4s and one-third part of a wist of bondland containing 6½a in Berwick late Jenner, quitrent 3s 4d
Custody granted to his mother Elizabeth Nowell, widow
Charles Goodwyn, steward

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G40/162  12 Dec 1720

Contents:
Surrender by Charles Nowell, gent (by his attorney John Latham, clerk), to Elizabeth Hawes, eldest daughter of John Hawes of Berwick, clerk
Tenements as SAS/G40/161
Thomas Bramston, steward

Bond in £600  SAS/G40/163  27 Feb 1721

Contents:
Elizabeth Haws of Berwick, spinster, to John Hawes, clerk
To permit JH, who paid for SAS/G40/162 and his wife Frances to let and receive rents for their lives of copyhold lands in Berwick to which EH had been admitted, and afterwards to pay £4 a year to her youngest sister Ann Hawes until she should attain 21 years and then £80
W: Henry Burden, Samuel Piper

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G40/164  24 Sep 1762

Contents:
Admission of Edward Hawes of Warbleton, gent, brother and devisee of Elizabeth Hawes, spinster, deceased
Tenements as SAS/G40/161
Subject to the payment of £100 to his daughter Elizabeth; surrender to the use of his will

Contract for sale for £900  SAS/G40/165  20 Sep 1771

Contents:
Rose Fuller, esq, and William Hawes, clerk
EH's copyhold farm in Berwick and all copyhold land in the parish and all his bullock leazes, sheep leazes, cotleazes, doles and butts
Covenant by EH that the trustees of his father's will would grant for £100 the remainder of two terms of 1000 years in a freehold cottage and all freehold land that belonged to Edward Hawes, gent, except the advowson of the rectory

Promissory note for £100  SAS/G40/166  nd [1771]

Contents:
Rose Fuller to pay to William Hawes, clerk, when satisfaction should be entered on the court rolls of Berwick manor for the £100 charged upon copyhold lands by a codicil to the will of Elizabeth Hawes in favour of Elizabeth Hawes, daughter of Edward Hawes of Warbleton, recited by SAS/G40/164

Letter from Rose Fuller, Rosehill [in Brightling] to William Gregson, Berwick  SAS/G40/167  30 Sep 1771

Contents:
Authorises him to deliver the drafts to William Hawes if he produces a receipt from Samuel Piper the younger
Attached: receipt by Samuel Piper and his wife Elizabeth, nee Hawes, for £100 given to her by the will of her aunt Elizabeth Hawes; W: Nicholas Gilbert the younger, William Gregson; 1 Oct 1771

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/168  1 Oct 1771

Contents:
Surrender by William Hawes, clerk to Rose Fuller of Rosehill in Brightling, esq
Messuage or cottage and 4a, with the Cowleaze belonging, quitrent 4s
8a In the common laines in Berwick, before Austen, formerly part of a wist late Ranger, quitrent 4s
Two wists (40a) in the common laines of Berwick, with 10 bullock leazes and 50 sheep leazes on Berwick Common formerly Brigden, quitrent 19s 6d
One-third part of a wist (6½a), quitrent 3s 4d
Admission of RF (by William Gregson his attorney) and surrender to the use of his will

Instructions of Rose Fuller to Mr [William] Gregson  SAS/G40/169  nd [Sep 1771]


Related information: For Hogben's survey of the Fuller estate, 1771, see ACC 2452/10-13

Contents:
As to his admission to copyholds, his interview with Samuel Piper the younger and RF's proposed visit, with [Thomas] Hogben [the cartographer], J[esse] Gregson and four servants to the house of Samuel Stace; specific instructions concerning the airing of beds

Rental of the manor of Berwick  SAS/G40/170  nd[c1730]

Mortgage for £150  SAS/G40/171  17 Apr 1733

Contents:
John Allen of Berwick, yeoman, eldest son and heir of William Allen of Eastbourne, yeoman deceased, to Thomas Sweetlove of Hastings, baker
Messuage or tenement with barn, close (1a), another croft (5 roods) called The Hagge; a croft called Lovers (1a); 2½a of arable land and common of pasture for 3 bullocks; and a toft and piece of land called Lehall (3 roods); all in Berwick
W: Thomas Hull, N Pryor
Endorsed: receipts for interest paid by Nicholas Allen, 1733-1741

Assignment of mortgage for £155 in trust for purchaser  SAS/G40/172  21 Jan 1744

Contents:
Nicholas Allen of Eastbourne, yeoman, only brother and heir of John Allen of Berwick, yeoman, deceased, with Thomas Sweetlove of Hastings, baker, to John Clifton of Berwick, yeoman, in trust for William Walker of Lewes St Michael, watchmaker
Mortgage of 17 Apr 1735 (SAS/G40/171)
W: Daniel Wood, J Thayer, Thomas Thayer, John Michell, Thomas Foord

Conveyance (lease and release) for £170  SAS/G40/173-174  27, 28 Jan 1744

Contents:
Nicholas Allen to William Walker
Property in SAS/G40/171
£155 paid to the mortgagee as SAS/G40/172
W: Daniel Wood, J Thayer, Thomas Thayer, John Michell, Thomas Foord

Letters of administration with the will (12 Oct 1748) annexed (PCC) of the goods of William Walker of Cuckfield (formerly of Lewes St Michael)  SAS/G40/175  7 Jun 1768

Contents:
To be buried at Berwick near his relations
To nephew William Walker, apprentice in London, remainder to his brother John, freehold and copyhold farm and messuage in Berwick, surrendered to the use of his will, 17 Apr 1744
To sister Frances Walker an annuity of £15
To nephew John Walker a freehold house in St Thomas Cliffe, near Lewes; copyhold land in Alciston, surrendered to the use of his will, 17 Oct 1746; a copyhold field at Willmington
Cousins, the Rev John Tattersall of Chipstead, Surrey and the Rev James Tattersall at Charing in Kent appointed overseers and trustees
W: Anthony Blundell, John Webb, John Elliott
Administration granted to nephew John Walker on the renunciation of Frances Walker, spinster

Settlement (lease and release to effect a common recovery)  SAS/G40/176-177  16, 17 May 1780

Contents:
John Walker of Cuckfield, gent, nephew and devisee of William Walker, to John Ellis of Gough Square, Fleet Street, London, gent and John Farmer of Mayfield, gent
1 A messuage, with barn and close (1a); a croft called The Hagge (1a 1r); croft called The Lovers (1a); toft and piece of land called Lehall (3r); all in Berwick, occupied by Richard Newman
2 A messuage, two barns, buildings and stables in Cliffe near Lewes, occupied by John Curtis, flaxdresser (W: the high street called South Street, and one end to the garden and backside of [blank]; E, N: the way leading up Cliffe Hill; S: the tenement and garden of [blank]
W: Richard Dungate, his clerk Thomas Turner, Robert Cole of Petworth

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G40/178  28 Nov 1781

Contents:
John Farmer, demandant against John Ellis, tenant and John Walker, vouchee

Lease for 21 years from 10 Oct 1783 at £34  SAS/G40/179  4 Oct 1783

Contents:
John Walker of Cuckfield, yeoman, to Richard Newman of Alfriston, butcher
Messuage, barn, buildings and lands (62½a free and copyhold) in Berwick
W: Richard Hale, Thomas Hayes

Copy terrier of the parish of Berwick of c1740  SAS/G40/180  nd [c1772]

Contents:
Arranged by furlong, with topographical details of the progression; lists tenant's name, owner's name, customary and statute acreage
Holdings of Avis [purchased 1750], Dyke [1752], Haws [1771] and Level [1773] annotated 'purchased since this terrier was made'

BERWICK, ARLINGTON  [no ref. or date]

Grant  SAS/G41/1  11 Feb 1433

Contents:
Robert Profot of Berwick to John Profot, John Rymor, John Gygmer otherwise called John Verycoyte and John Crane
All RP's lands, tenements, rents and services in the vills of Berwick and Hailsham
W: William Combere, Richard Brom, John Combere, Richard Page, John Faakham, William Alfrych, John Page; at Berwick

Grant  SAS/G41/2  3 May 1482

Contents:
John Warner (late) of Arlington to Richard Profote
A piece of land at The Wyke in Selmeston (S: land called Brettesbroke; W: land of Richard Shodwell; N: the way from The Wyke to Chalvington; E: the road from Hellingly to Seaford)
W: Thomas Pynson, William Pynson, Henry Forder, William Hoby; at The Wyke

Rental of the manor of Compton Berwick  SAS/G41/3  nd [c1570]

Contents:
Manorial tenants: William Jurden, Christopher Turke, William Susan, Thomas Cane, the heirs of Edward Lulham, the heirs of William Comber, John Kepes
List of farm-tenants of the copyholders, with lands
Annotated: supposed to have been made about the year 1570; Frederic Ellman [of Battle, solicitor to the Fuller estate]

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £90  SAS/G41/4  3 Apr 1574

Contents:
Richard a Brooke of Litlington, yeoman, to William Susan of Berwick, yeoman
RB's share as son and heir of his mother Margaret in a messuage in Berwick in which WS lives with a barn, outhouse and 60a belonging to it, and of a meadow called Portestreete Meadow (9a) in Arlington and a pasture field (3a) in Arlington
W: Thomas Colfyeld, William Cane, William Wode, John Mascall

Bond in £120 for covenants in SAS/G41/4  SAS/G41/5  3 Apr 1574

Final concord  SAS/G41/6A  Trinity term 1576

Contents:
William Susan, querent, and Richard a Brooke, deforciant
One-third part of a messuage, barn, garden, 30a of land, 15a of meadow, 30a of pasture, 2a of wood and 5s rent in Berwick and Arlington

Bond in £60  SAS/G41/6B  17 Apr 1582

Contents:
John Lulham of Chalvington, yeoman, to William Susan of Berwick, yeoman
Title of a piece of land, sold by JL to WS 10 Aug 1581
W: John Swayn, John Staker

Bond in £190  SAS/G41/7  3 Jul 1586

Contents:
Richard a Brooke and his son William a Brooke of Litlington, hhusbandmen, to William Susan of Arlington, yeoman
Against the dower of RB's wife Alice Brooke in a messuage, barns, houses, buildings and land in Berwick amounting to three wists of 20a each, occupied by WS, sold by RB to WS 3 Jul 1586
W: William Jurden, Thomas Jurden, Edward Payne, John Jeffrey parson of Berwick

Settlement  SAS/G41/8  16 Jun 1604

Contents:
William Susan the elder of Claverham (Clabram) in Arlington, yeoman to John Aynescombe the elder of Mayfield, William Dappe of Broomlye (Bromely) in Newick, yeoman, Thomas Suzan of Chalvington, yeoman, and WS's youngest son William Suzan of Wakehurst in Ardingly
Messuage, barn, buildings, orchard, garden and arable land (60a) and 15 bullock leazes and 76 sheep leazes on the down or leaze of Berwick, all in Berwick, occupied by WS the elder and formerly described as 3 wists of land, 2 of which WS the elder purchased from Richard Brooke and the third had formerly belonging to one [blank] Profitt
In trust for WS the father for life, remainder to WS the son in tail, paying £5 each to his nephews William Suzan and Abraham Suzan, sons of his brother Alexander Suzan of Glynde, at 21; £5 to William Suzan, son of WS the elder's eldest son Edward Suzan, at 21; in case of the failure of the heirs of WS the younger, the trustees to hold one wist for WS the elder's daughters Margery, sarah and Helen Suzan, subject to payments of £40 to William, Abraham and William Suzan and of £6 13s 4d to Alexander Suzan's daughter Agnes Suzan at 21
W: John Jeffrey parson of Berwick, Thomas Jurden William Levett

Terrier of land in the common laines of Berwick  SAS/G41/9  nd [c1580]

Contents:
With names of neighbouring owners

Partial enfranchisement, manor of Berwick, for £52 10s  SAS/G41/10  1 Jun 1618

Contents:
Richard [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and Edward Sackvill, kt to John Pollard of Berwick, yeoman
A wist of land in Berwick, quitrent 10s; 1a 1r in Berwick, quitrent 12d; a house, barn and wist of land called Mytchells (20a) quitrent 10s; a cottage called Bullwish, quitrent 4s, one hen, 6 eggs and herding money 3½d, all held by fealty
Recites: disputes between the lord and tenants concerning fines, heriots and other customs; to hold by the ancient rents with certain heriots, fines and reliefs; detailed provision for tenure, the lord's limited rights of forfeiture and stewards' fees
Consideration paid by JP and his son-in-law John Austen
W: Thomas Brooke, Thomas Myddlemore, John Inkersall, William Gyles, Thomas Gibson the writer, Edmund Lintott

Partial enfranchisement, manor of Berwick, for £58 10s  SAS/G41/11  1 Jun 1618

Contents:
Richard [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and Edward Sackvill, kt to Thomas Suzan of Ardingly, yeoman
One wist and a half of land (30a), quitrent 15s; the grass of ½a of meadow in Cuckoos Turne, quitrent 2s; one other half-wist of land in Berwick (10a), quitrent 5s; a cottage in Berwick containing two messuages, two barns and 4a of land, quitrent 4s, one hen and 6 eggs and 3½d for herding money, all held by fealty
Recites: disputes between the lord and tenants concerning fines, heriots and other customs; to hold by the ancient rents with certain heriots, fines and reliefs; detailed provision for tenure, the lord's limited rights of forfeiture and stewards' fees
W: Thomas Brooke, Thomas Myddlemore, John Inkersall, William Gyles, Edmund Lyntott

Manor of Berwick  SAS/G41/12  10 Nov 1625

Contents:
Copy original conditional surrender by Thomas Suzan to Richard Bryan of West Hoathly, yeoman
Tenements in SAS/G41/11
For securing payment to RB of £100 on his marriage with one of TS's daughters Bridget Susan, payable at Lewes Sessions House on 16 May 1626
W: James Brooke, William Levitt; W to copy: Thomas West

Manor of Berwick original surrender for £300  SAS/G41/13  27 Jun 1626

Contents:
Thomas Suzan to John Nutt, parson of Berwick
Messuage, barn and cottage (4a) with a bullock leaze and ½a of land in the Cuckoo's Turne and all other his lands in Berwick
Acknowledgement by Richard Bryan of the satisfaction of the condition in SAS/G41/12
W: James Brooke, William Wauker

List [by John Nutt, parson of Berwick] of his land in Berwick  SAS/G41/14  29 Sep 1634

Contents:
Arranged by crop, distinguishing glebeland and land bought from [Thomas] Susan; valuation of the land; list of wistland and 18 cottages with their owners, valuation of tithes

Booklet compiled by John Nutt, parson of Berwick  SAS/G41/15  1639-1647

List of his land in Berwick arranged by crop, distinguishing glebeland and land bought from [Thomas] Susan and [Ann] Austen  SAS/G41/15/p1-2  29 Sep 1639

List of pasture-land, distinguished as above, with details of his recovery to the parsonage of the land on which Blunt's house stands  SAS/G41/15/p3  [1639]

Copy of pages 1-2, with some notes of lettings  SAS/G41/15/p5-8  1639

Valuation at purchase of land bought from Thomas Susan of Ardingly and Ann Austen of Arlington, widow, occupied by John Ballard of Berwick and Thomas Clever  SAS/G41/15/p9  nd [1639]

Valuation as page 9 of the same land, passed by JN to his son George Nutt  SAS/G41/15/p11  1647


Related information: see SAS/G41/17

Valuation of land in wists as rented  SAS/G41/15/p12  1644

Deleted list copied on page 7  SAS/G41/15/p13  [1639]

Note of the acreage and owners of all the meadow-land in Berwick (217a)  SAS/G41/15/p14  [1639]

List of acreage and owners, by furlong, in the common fields of Berwick  SAS/G41/15/p15-19  1639

Endorsement: now let to Mr Russell [at £46] 'in these troublesome times' on account of taxes, formerly let for £50  SAS/G41/15/p24  [n.d.]

Poor rate assessment for the parish of Berwick  SAS/G41/16  26 Feb 1647

Contents:
Signed by Thomas Russell, minister; Henry Ranger and John Jefferay, churchwardens; George Weller and William Morris, overseers; Francis Selwyn [?JP]; Nicholas Dobson, John Cain, William Walker, John Collingham [parishioners]

Settlement  SAS/G41/17  10 Jun 1647

Contents:
John Nutt of Selmeston, clerk, to his son George Nutt
Two messuages, two barns, two orchards, two gardens and two yards, with four wists of land in Berwick, and pieces of land called Kookowes Turne, Church Land, Wrenn Wish, two parcels of meadow behind the barns, being two cottages called Susans Cottage and Bullwish Cottage, with the cotleases and appurtenances; 92a 1r in all, occupied by John Collingham at £46, besides the lord's rent and tithes and poor and church dues
All, except 2a of meadow called Wrenn Wish, were copyhold of the manor of Berwick
W: Thomas Russell, William Quatremaine, William Nutt, John Collingham

Conveyance for £87  SAS/G41/18  19 Jul 1648

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, to Richard Alchorne of Alciston, yeoman, and his second son John Alchone of Alciston
Piece of land (8a) called New Woods in Alciston, occupied by Thomas Harrard and John Harrard
John Meere of Alciston, gent and William Wynde of Firle, gent, attorneys to deliver seisin
W: Robert Pickering, Thomas Hewes, Thomas Moore

Bond in £160  SAS/G41/19  19 Jul 1648

Contents:
For covenants in SAS/G41/18; W: A[ugustine] Belson, Thomas Hewes, Robert Pickering

Attested copy settlement for £1500  SAS/G41/20  (20 Apr 1651)

Contents:
John Nutt of Mays in Selmeston, esq and his wife Ann Nutt; his son and heir Thomas Nutt, gent; Thomas Parker of Ratton in Willingdon, kt and William Thomas of Westdean, esq
TN to marry Katherine daughter of TP
Manor or farm of Oldland with the messuages, cottages, barns, furnace, iron mill, water mill and land in Buxted and Maresfield
Messuage or mansion house in Ripe, with barns, buildings and land occupied by John Reynolds
Freehold land of JN in Northiam and Beckley, half copyhold of the manor of Morley, occupied by James Sharpe at £100
Lands (64a) called Badbrookes in Selmeston
Piece of land in Selmeston called Ballards Downe (16a), with the messuage and 1a belonging called Badbrooke in Selmeston Street near the church, once part of the land belonging to Mays [in Selmeston]
Land called The Vine Lease (20a) in Selmeston, once part of the land belonging to Mays, occupied by JN
Messuage and malting house with lands and grounds adjoining called The Tye in Alfriston, occupied by Richard James, malster
Mansion house called Mays and the lands called Mays Lands in Selmeston, occupied by JN and William Blaker
The manor of Earby or Irby in West Rounton, Yorkshire, purchased by JN from William Russell, kt and bt and his son Francis Russell as collateral security for Mays
The manor of Berwick otherwise South Berwick lately purchased from [Edward Sackville] Earl of Dorset
W: Richard Caldicott, Thomas Russell, John Gilbert, Robert Martin, Michael Ballard; W to copy: Henry Shelley, Edmund Tipton the younger

Probate (court for probate) of the will (11 Mar 1657) of William Suzan of Berwick  SAS/G41/21  3 Aug 1657

Contents:
To be buried at Berwick; gifts to poor of Berwick and Arlington
To eldest son Thomas Suzan £200; youngest son Francis £150; to daughter Ann, wife of Samuel Webb, £100; to son-in-law John Foster, £20; to grandchildren William, John, David, Thomas, Elizabeth and Mary Foster, £5 each, and grandchildren William and Anne Suzan
Residue to wife Ann, the executrix
W: Robert Raynes, Samuel Webb

Quitclaim for £10  SAS/G41/22  25 Sep 1657

Contents:
Francis Suzan, youngest son of William Suzan of Berwick, yeoman, deceased, to his mother Ann Suzan, widow, Nicholas Dobson the elder and John Foster
A wist of land (30a) at Week Streete in Arlington, copyhold of the manor of Berwick, surrendered by WS to AS, ND and JF
W: Robert Rochester, William Nicholas, Robert Raynes

Settlement (deed to lead the uses of a fine)  SAS/G41/23  10 Oct 1657

Contents:
Thomas Suzan the elder of Berwick, yeoman, heir of William Suzan deceased, and Francis Lade of Hailsham, gent and Thomas Lade of Warbleton, gent messuage, barn, stable, stall, arable meadow, pasture and woodland (70a) and common of pasture or leazes for 15 bullocks in summer and for 25 sheep in winter on the down, leaze or common of Berwick, in Berwick, occupied by TS
W: Robert Rochester, Richard Alchorne

Counterpart of SAS/G41/23  SAS/G41/24  10 Oct 1657

Final concord specified by SAS/G41/23  SAS/G41/25A, B  Michaelmas term 1657

Counterpart [mortgage] for £100  SAS/G41/26  18 Oct 1658

Contents:
Thomas Suzan of Berwick, yeoman, to Robert Rochester of Selmeston, gent
7 Bullock leases and 35 sheep leases in Berwick Leaze or Berwick Common
Warranty against TS's wife Joan and mother Ann
W: Thomas Boys, Thomas Newington, William Faulkener

Counterpart [mortgage] for £10  SAS/G41/27  14 Feb 1659

Contents:
Thomas Suzan of Berwick, yeoman, to Thomas Rochester of Selmeston, gent
A piece of ground (1a) in the common laine or tenantry of Berwick (S: land of [blank] Wickersonne; N: land of John Honey, gent; E: road from Berwick Street to Alfriston Town)
W: Edward Robarts, William Faukener

Mortgage for £130  SAS/G41/28A  24 Jun 1669

Contents:
Thomas Suzan of Berwick, yeoman to Nicholas Dunmell of Winton in Alfriston, gent
13a Of land in the common fields of Berwick (described in detail)
W: John Brooke, Thomas Gilbert
Endorsed: receipt for principal and interest; W: Robert Raynes; nd, [c1670]

List of the parcels in SAS/G41/28A  SAS/G41/28B  nd [1669]

Mortgage for £150 with bond  SAS/G41/29-30  29 Jul 1670

Contents:
Thomas Suzan of Berwick, yeoman, to Nicholas Dobson of Milton in Arlington, yeoman
Messuage, barn buildings, orcard, garden and 42a of land and 8 bullock leazes and 40 sheep leases on Berwick Down, occupied by TS, accounted as three wists
Payable at the house of Sarah Markwicke of Milton, widow
W: John Brooke, Nicholas Dunmoll, Robert Raynes
Endorsed: assignment by ND to George Nutt of Selmeston, gent, for £150; W: Robert Raynes, Edward Raynes; 10 May 1675
W: Robert Raynes and Edward Raynes

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £100 with bond  SAS/G41/31A, B  18 Feb 1671

Contents:
John Alchorne of Dean Place in Alfriston, gent, son of Richard Alchorne, deceased, to George Nutt of Selmeston, gent
Land called The Newe Woods (8a) in Alciston, occupied by JA
Recites: purchase by JA and RA from Thomas Gage, bt, (SAS/G41/18), 19 Jul 1648
W: Robert Raynes, Thomas Higson

Manor of Compton Berwick receipt for 16s 1d  SAS/G41/32  18 Dec 1673

Contents:
For a relief on the death of Thomas Suzan, paid by the mortgagee Nicholas Dobson (by the hand of Robert Raynes) to William Eldridge for his master John Gage, bt

Manor of Compton Berwick receipt for 16s 1d  SAS/G41/33  18 Mar 1676

Contents:
Quitrent for lands late Thomas Suzan; Robert Raynes to George Nutt

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £.M. with bond  SAS/G41/34-35  27 Jun 1673

Contents:
Thomas Hilton of Skeleton, clerk and his wife Ann to George Nutt of Selmeston, gent
Land called The Newe Woods (8a) in Alciston, formerly belonging to Thomas Gage, bt, occupied by John Collingham
W: Thomas West, Edward Raynes

Office copy extract from the will (23 Feb 1675) of Thomas Nutt of St Martin in the Fields, Middx, late of Lewes, kt  SAS/G41/36  17 Aug 1675

Contents:
Of his bequest of land purchased from Sir John Stapley and Henry Shelley to his daughter Philadelphia; PCC administration with will annexed to his widow Catherine Nutt, mother of Philadelphia and Catherine Nutt, minors

Demise for 1000 years [mortgage] for £300 with bond  SAS/G41/37-38  21 May 1677

Contents:
William Suzan of Berwick, husbandman, and Joan Suzan (widow of WS's father Thomas Suzan of Berwick) to George Nutt of Selmeston, gent
Messuage, farm and 50a of land, 8 bullock leases and 75 sheep leases on Berwick Common
W: William Nowell, William Dobson, Thomas Turner

Manor of Compton Berwick otherwise Berwick St John Receipt  SAS/G41/39  21 Jul 1677

Contents:
By Robert Raynes, steward, for 14s 4d and 21d in lieu of 3 hens and half a cock, for quitrent, paid by Thomas Markwick for George Nutt

Terrier of furlongs in tillage in Berwick in the great laines between Berwick church and Alciston church, as also of Mr [George] Nutt's land in the Eastoune and his meadow-ground  SAS/G41/40  1678

Contents:
Cover: award of Nicholas [?Dobson] of Arlington, yeoman, arbitrator between George Nutt of Alciston, gent, Edward Curle of Selmeston, yeoman and Edward C[urle] the younger of Lullington, yeoman; recites lease of farm in Berwick by GN to EC the elder (then of Berwick) for 21 years, 3 Apr 1657; that GN evicted them from his Lower House by pulling down part of it before the lease was ended, forcing them to move to the upper farm called Suzens Farm, from which he turned them out on short notice before their time was up; W: Robert Nurth, Thomas Malin, Thomas Turner; nd, [1678]

Copy of SAS/G41/40  SAS/G41/41  1678

Parchment

Conveyance (lease and release, counterpart and bond)  SAS/G41/42-45  19, 20 Dec 1679

Contents:
George Nutt of Selmeston, gent, son of John Nutt of Selmeston, clerk, deceased, to John Fuller of Waldron, esq
1 Two messuages, 2 barns 2 gardens, 2 orchards and 4 wists of land in Berwick; a piece of land called Kookowes Turne; pieces called Church Land, Wrenn Wish and two pieces of meadow land behind the barns containing two cottages called Suzans and Bullwish Cottages (80¼a) in Berwick
2 Piece of land called New Woods (8a) in Alciston
Both occupied by William Dobson
W: John Smith, Thomas Hooper, Jo Chauntler

Assignment of mortgage for £300, counterpart and bond  SAS/G41/46-48  20 Dec 1679

Contents:
George Nutt of Selmeston, gent, to John Fuller of Waldron, esq
Mortgage of 21 May 1677 (SAS/G41/37)
W: John Smith, Thomas Hooper, Jo Chauntler

Receipt  SAS/G41/49  24 Dec 1679

Contents:
By George Nutt for £1200 paid to him by John Fuller

Contract for SAS/G41/52  SAS/G41/50  26 Dec 1686

Unexecuted lease for 7 years from 25 Mar 1686 at £30  SAS/G41/51  26 Dec 1686

Contents:
John Fuller of Waldron, esq to William Levett of Berwick, yeoman
Messuage, 3 barns, lands and premises occupied by WL
Reserved: 10a lying in the Lower Laine and New Woods (8a) and the Forsworne Croft (1a); detailed husbandry covenants

Memorandum of exchanges made whilst Williams Levett rented Cleavers Farm [in Berwick]  SAS/G41/52  nd [c1690]

Partial enfranchisement for £80, manor of Berwick  SAS/G41/53  1 Jun 1618

Contents:
Richard [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and his brother Edward Sackvill, kt, to Offington Elphicke of [East]Blatchington
Two wists of customary land in Berwick and Arlington called Bitthams and Shaberts (51a) sometime of Peter Comber, quitrent 22s
Recites: disputes between the lord and tenants concerning fines, heriots and other customs; to hold by the ancient rents with certain heriots, fines and reliefs; detailed provision for tenure, the lord's limited rights of forfeiture and stewards' fees
W: Thomas Brooke, Thomas Myddlemore, John Inkersall, William Gyles, Thomas Gibson the writer, Edmund Lyntott

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G41/54  1 Jun 1618

Contents:
Surrender by Offington Elfick and re-grant according to the terms of SAS/G41/53 Thomas Whatman, steward, 1621

Letters of administration (Lewes) of the goods of Nathaniel Elphicke of Berwick, granted to his brother Edmund Elphicke  SAS/G41/55  14 Jul 1705

Probate (Lewes) of the will (14 May 1712) of Edmund Elphick of Berwick, yeoman  SAS/G41/56  24 Mar 1715

Contents:
To wife Mary for life three pieces of copyhold land in Berwick called Shabards and Pickfield (16a) occupied by John Geale of Arlington, remainder to Nathaniel Elphick, eldest son of cousin John Elphick of Alfriston; cousins William Banks, Mary Banks, Elizabeth Banks, Richard Hamlen, Nathaniel Hamlen, Dorothy Hamlen; godsons Edmund Levett and Edmund Skinner
Executor and residuary legatee cousin John Elphick of Alfriston, tailor
W: John Hawes, Frances Hawes, William Brooke

Inventory of the personal estate of Mary Elphicke of Alfriston deceased  SAS/G41/57  25 Apr 1718

Contents:
Made by Francis Barnes and John Coppard, amounting to £238 18s; 22 Apr 1718, exhibited (Lewes archdeaconry) by John Elphick and William Barnes, executors

Probate (Lewes) of the will (13 Dec 1722) of Nathaniel Elphick of Alfriston  SAS/G41/58  26 Aug 1725

Contents:
Copyhold lands held of the manor of Berwick to his father John Elphicke for life, remainder to his brother John Elphicke and sister Ann Elphicke equally
Residuary legatee and executor, John Elphicke the father
W: Nathaniel Hammlen, John Snelling, John Coppard

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick [with] Hailsham  SAS/G41/59  31 Aug 1725

Contents:
Admission of John Elphick the elder of Alfriston as devisee under the will of his son Nathaniel Elphick, presented 26 Aug 1723
18a Of customary land called Shabers in Berwick
To JE for life, remainder to his wife for life, remainder to NE's brother and sister John Elphick and Ann Elphick equally

Apprenticeship indenture for £7  SAS/G41/60  29 Jun 1727

Contents:
Thomas Banks, son of William Banks of Arlington, to John Elphick of Alfriston, tailor, for seven years from 29 Sep 1727; to receive 6d quarterly
W: John Brooke, John Coppard

Manor of Berwick  SAS/G41/61  9 Mar 1738

Contents:
Original Surrender by John Elphick of all his copyholds called Shabbards and Pickfield in Berwick to the use of his will
W: John Coppard, Thomas Lucas, John Cooper

Counterpart lease for 11 years at £16  SAS/G41/62  20 Jul 1742

Contents:
John Elphick of Alfriston to John Cooper and his brother James Cooper both of Bishopstone, yeomen
Meadow or pasture lands in Berwick with a fatting lodge (19a)
Tenants to pay the manorial quitrent of 7s 6d
W: John Coppard, Mary Akehurst

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick with Hailsham  SAS/G41/63  11 Jul 1753

Contents:
Admission of Elizabeth Brooker, wife of Springate Brooker, (the daughter and heir of Ann Elphick, who was only sister and heir of Nathaniel Elphick deceased)
18a In Berwick called Shaberts of which John Elphick died seised
Surrender to themselves and their heirs in tail

Copy of court roll, manor of Berwick  SAS/G41/64  1 Apr 1783

Contents:
Admission of Thomas Brooker, son and heir of Springate Brooker and Elizabeth his late wife, under a surrender made 11 Jul 1753 (SAS/G41/63)
The reversion on the death of SB of 18a in Berwick called Shaberts
Recovery by SB and TB using William Levett of Berwick, husbandman, William Goldsmith and Thomas Levett
TB surrenders to SB who conditionally surrenders for £20 to TB

Receipted bill of the charges of Charles Gilbert, steward, for the recovery at SAS/G41/64  SAS/G41/65  1 Apr-16 May 1783

Contents:
Received 16 May 1783

NOT USED  [no ref. or date]

Not used  SAS/G42/1  [n.d.]

HEDGECOURT AND BURSTOW IN SURREY  [no ref. or date]

Copy grant for 40s and 6s 8d to the chief lord  SAS/G43/1  20 Apr 1295

Contents:
Roger de Burstow to Richard son of Gregory ater Mylle of Godstone (Walkestede) and his wife Margery
Land called Tilbardsche (in length the land which belonged to Ralph ate Hurst and the land of Robert Wolvyne; in breadth between the land called Doveres Redenne and the way from Smalfelde to Copthorne (Copperhorn)) in Burstow
To hold of the chief lord by a rent of 12d and a rose on 24 Jun to RB
W: William Limorybedolde, Thomas de Totyng, Walter Trendel, Richard Bush, John Clericus, John de Hodersam, Roger Clericus
Copy of c1500

Quitclaim  SAS/G43/2  12 Jul 1366

Contents:
Henry ate Helde to Nicholas de Lovayne, kt
The manor of Burstow in the vill of Burstow and parishes of Horne, Horley and Wivelsfield in Surrey and Sussex
W: John de Godeston, John Wrigge, John ate Lee, Richard ate Assh', John de Bodekesham; at Lageham

Grant  SAS/G43/3  9 Oct 1390

Contents:
Richard de Haselwyk of Worth to Thomas Robekyn of Burstow
A piece of meadow and wood (2a), which RH lately bought from Richard atte Hurst (S: The Oldewode; N: The Yonghefreth; E: a meadow of the manor of The Redehalle; W: demesne land of Richard Burstowe)
W: John atte Bisshe, John le Buss', John Godewyne, William le Clerk, Thomas Symian; at Burstow

Copy of a final concord  SAS/G43/4  Michaelmas term 1423

Contents:
Walter Hoke and Thomas Joop, querents, and Philip [Synclere] kt, and his wife Margaret, deforciants
The manors of Barton St John and Stanton St John in Oxfordshire, Lagham, Merdene, Hedgecourt and Burstow, Surrey, Swaffham Priory in Cambridgeshire and Withersfield in Suffolk

Grant  SAS/G43/5  8 Oct 1424

Contents:
Thomas Seyntcler, esq, to Adam Cony of Burstow and his wife Alice
Land in Burstow called Scolemaisterland (E: land of William Basset; W, N: land of TS; S: road from Burstow church to Crawley)
To hold of the chief lords, paying a rent of 2s to TS
W: Thomas Salman, William atte Bissche, Thomas Brygeham, Richard Gylmyn, William atte Wode; at Burstow

Grant  SAS/G43/6  21 Nov 1446

Contents:
John Gage, esq and his wife Eleanor to James Smythe and his son Thomas Smythe
A piece of land called Wodeland in Burstow (W: land of John Busse; E: land of John Trendle; S: land of Redehalle, late Richard Wakeherst; N: field called Bartlottesfeld)
Paying a rent of 10s to JG and EG
W: Richard Byssh, rector of Burstow, Reynold Totyng, Richard Gylmyn, Geoffrey Ewherst, Richard Luggeford; at Burstow; clerk's name in turn-up: Shodewelle

Copy of SAS/G43/6  SAS/G43/6A  nd [c1530]

Notification by John [Stafford], archbishop of Canterbury, that John Gage esq had done homage for the manor of Burstow held of the archbishop  SAS/G43/7  15 Nov 1447

Contents:
Seal of John Stafford as bishop of Bath and Wells [from which he was translated on 13 May 1443]

Counterpart lease for 101 years from 29 Sep 1471 at 12d  SAS/G43/8  9 Sep 1471

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Martin Yonge and his wife Joan
A tenement anciently called Roundes in Burstow (S, W, N: land of JG called Annotelond; E: common called Copthornesheth)
At Burstow

Release by feofee  SAS/G43/9  12 Jan 1495

Contents:
Richard Leukenore, esq to William Gage, esq and his wife Agnes
The manors of South Burstow and Hedgecourt in Surrey, which RL (with Thomas Hoo, esq, William Hopton, clerk and John Bysshe, gent, now dead) had by grant of WG
Henry Saunder, gent, attorney to deliver seisin; sign-manual of RL

Quitclaim  SAS/G43/10  20 Jul 1509

Contents:
John Milles of London, gent, to John Gage, esq (son and heir of William Gage), Henry Saunder and John Jurden
The manors of Burstow, Marden and Hedgecourt, in Surrey and Sussex, which belonged to WG
Release by JM to JG of all actions, trespasses, appeals, mayhems, condemnations, executions, judgements and demands which he has against JG or had against WG in his lifetime
Enrolled in chancery, Jul 1509

Contemporary copy grant  SAS/G43/11  25 Aug 1525

Contents:
Thomas [Wolsey], cardinal archbishop of York and chancellor of England, Thomas Moore, kt, sub-treasurer of the king and Giles Heyron, esq, son and heir of John Heyron, kt, late treasurer of the king's chamber, to John Gage, kt, Henry Guldeforde, kt, William Hawet, kt, George Guldeforde, esq, Thomas Polstede, gent, and Richard Bray the manors of Burstow and Hedgecourt and 100a of land, 40a of pasture, 32a of meadow, 50a of wood and £13 13 7½d rent in Burstow, Horne, Godstone, Tandridge and Lingfield, Surrey, and 100a of pasture, 4a of meadow, 200a of wood and 5s 7d rent in East Grinstead and Worth, Sussex
Conveyed to TW and others for securing payment by JG kt, then JG of Firle, esq, to the King of £300, 16 Nov 1519
John Charte, John Smythe, George Darrell and John Grenehell

Contemporary copy of a final concord  SAS/G43/12  nd[1519]

Contents:
Thomas [Wolsey], Cardinal Archbishop of York, Henry Marney, kt, John Heron, kt and Thomas More, esq, querents, and John Gage, esq, deforciant
The manors of Burstow and Hedgecourt and lands as SAS/G43/11
Examined by John Pakyngton

Final concord  SAS/G43/13  Hilary term 1527

Contents:
Henry Wyatt, kt, Thomas More, kt, John Daunce, kt, Richard Lyster, esq and Christopher Hales, esq, querents, and John Gage, kt, deforciant
4a Of meadow, 100a of pasture, 200a of wood and 5s 7d rent in East Grinstead and Worth

Counterpart of SAS/G43/13  SAS/G43/14  1527

Contents:
Endorsed:Burstow and Hedgecourt

Final concord  SAS/G43/15  Hilary term 1527

Contents:
Henry Wyatt, kt, Thomas More, kt, John Daunce, kt, Richard Lyster, esq and Christopher Hales, esq, querents, and John Gage, kt, deforciant
The manors of Burstow and Hedgecourt, and 100a of land, 40a of pasture, 32a of meadow, 50a of wood and £13 13 7½d rent in Burstow, Horne, Godstone, Tandridge and Lingfield, Surrey
Endorsed: Burstow and Hedgecourt

Counterpart of SAS/G43/15  SAS/G43/16  1527

Grant  SAS/G43/17  14 Dec 1529

Contents:
William Smyth of Burstow, yeoman, son and heir of Thomas Smythe and his wife Agnes, to William Bysshe of Burstow, Edward Merser and John Bysshe of Horne to the use of WB
A piece of land with a house on it in the south-east corner of Burstow churchyard, 69'x 34', (W: the churchyard and the close of Burstow Rectory; E: road; N:way leading into the churchyard; S: land of the rectory), which WS had by grant of his mother Agnes
Edward Ellys of Burstow attorney to deliver seisin

Conveyance(bargain and sale) for £6 13s 4d  SAS/G43/18  8 Feb 1531

Contents:
William Bysshe of Burstow, yeoman, to John Gage, kt, vie-chamberlain of the king
Piece of land and house in SAS/G43/17, measuring 69' x 33'

Grant  SAS/G43/19  12 Feb 1531

Contents:
William Bysshe of Burstow, yeoman, to John Gage, kt, vice-chamberlain of the king, Henry Guldeford, kt, Anthony Broun, kt and Henry Broun, esq
Piece of land and house in SAS/G43/17

Arbitration award  SAS/G43/20  10 Feb 1531

Contents:
John Gage, kt, arbitrator in the disputes between Christopher Roughey, son and heir of John Roughey of Horley, Surrey, and William Roughey, son and heir of William Roughey of Burstow
The right and title to a tenement and 60a of land called Streters in Burstow whereby the premises were awarded and granted by CR to WR in tail male, remainder to CR in tail general, WR granting to CR a yearly rent out of the premises

Nine receipts for payments of £33 7s 8d each  SAS/G43/21  Mar 1529 - Jan 1533

Contents:
By John Gage, kt (by John Williams), to Brain Tuke, kt, treasurer of the king's chamber (by Robert Draper and Alan Hawte), due under a recognizance
The last two receipts on one parchment

Conveyance  SAS/G43/22  14 Feb 1533

Contents:
Henry Wyat, kt, Thomas More, kt, John Daunce, kt, Richard Lyster, kt, chief baron of the Exchequer, and Christopher Hales, attorney-general, to John Gage, kt, the king's vice-chamberlain, William Fitzwylliam, kt, treasurer of the king's household, Anthony Browne, kt, John Guldeford, George Baynham, John Shelley, Edward Bellyngeham, Richard Bray, esq and John Bray, esq, in trust for JG
The manors of Burstow and Hedgecourt and lands belonging in Surrey and Sussex, conveyed to them as security for payment of 500 marks to the king, Hilary term 1528, which they are informed by letters under the king's secret seal has been paid
William Bysshe, Thomas Gylman and John Smyth attorneys to deliver seisin
W: Richard Pendryth, clerk, rector of Burstow, John Cowper, Gilbert Comport, Nicholas Tolly

Signet letter  SAS/G43/23  6 Aug 1533

Contents:
Henry VIII to Henry Wyatt, kt, John Daunce, kt, Richard Lister, kt and Christopher Hales authorising the re-conveyance to John Gage, kt of the manors of Burstow and Hedgcourte put into their hands for securing 500 marks according to covenants in an agreement between the crown and JG, 29 Jan 1528
Sign-manual of Henry 8; at Sutton by Guildford

Conveyance (bargain and sale) for £3  SAS/G43/24  1 Jun 1531

Contents:
John Achart of Horne, Surrey, husbandman, and his son and heir John Achart, to John Gage, kt
3a Of meadow in Burstow (N:land of JG called the Olde Woode; W: a lane leading to Olde Woode; S: JG's land called The Fryth; E: land of Maurice Welles)

Grant  SAS/G43/25  3 Jun 1531

Contents:
John Achart the elder, and his son and heir John Achart, to Anthony Browne, kt, Henry Browne, esq, son and heir of Matthew Browne, kt, John Guldeford, esq and Richard Pendred, rector of Burstow, in trust for John Gage, kt
3a of land in Burstow as SAS/G43/24
John Smyth attorney to deliver seisin
W: William Byssche, Thomas Gylman, William Rowhe, Edward Elys, Thomas Smythe,George Smyth

Counterpart lease for 20 years from 29 Sep 1532 at £3  SAS/G43/26  10 Jun 1532

Contents:
John Gage, kt, to John Bray of Horley, yeoman
Land called The Breche, The Park, Symons Fields and Haselwyks Crofts in Burstow, part of the demesne lands of the manor of Burstow
Covenant by JB to vacate on one year's notice if JG'do like at any time to dwell and keep household in and upon the said manor of Burstow'

Counterpart lease for 20 years from 29 Sep 1532 at £5 10s  SAS/G43/27  10 Jun 1532

Contents:
John Gage, kt, to John Cowper of Burstow, husbandman
A little tenement called The Alehouse standing at the Church Stile in Burstow, a barn covered with Horsham stone and the outer court of the site of the manor of Burstow where the barn stands; other lands Burstow (specified)
Reserved: the hay-house and stables standing in the outer court; the house called Rowndes, the little crofts next to it, part of Annott Land, and another piece of it (50a) lying open to Annott Land on the W, and the house and crofts on the E, to be served from Annott Land by a hedge upon a bank(details of its course)
Covenant by JC to vacate on one year's notice if JG'do like at any time to dwell and keep household in and upon the said manor of Burstow'

Bond  SAS/G43/28  10 Jun 1532

Contents:
By John Cowper for performance of covenants in SAS/G43/27

Counterpart lease for 17 years from 29 Sep 1532 at 10s  SAS/G43/29A  30 Nov 1532

Contents:
John Gage, kt, to William Bysshe of Burstow, yeoman
Piece of land called Estlond in Burstow
WB to rid the land from all bushes, Thorns, brambles and underwood within six years

Counterpart lease for 20 years from 29 Sep 1532 at £1 16s 8d  SAS/G43/29B  31 Dec 1532

Contents:
John Gage, kt, to William Bysshe of Burstow, yeoman, and John Smyth of Burstow, yeoman
A meadow called Lumberdy Mede with the adjoining crofts in Burstow Covenant by WB and JS to vacate on one year's notice if JG'do like at any time to dwell and keep household in and upon the said manor of Burstow'

Grant for £5  SAS/G43/30  28 Jan 1535

Contents:
Roger Aven of Worth, yeoman, to John Gage, kt, William Fitz William, kt, treasurer of the king's household, to Anthony Browne, kt, Henry Browne, esq, John Shelley, esq, John Guldeford, esq, John Bray and George Payne
1 Croft of land called Warnetts in Worth, (S: road from Crawley Down to Leyghhothes Grene; E: road from Leygh Hothes Grene to Sheres stone; N, W: JG's land called Smyths Fourth)
2 Croft of land called Honneys in Worth (N: Felbridge Heath; W: road from Sherestone to Crawley Down; S, E: JG's land called Smythes Fourth)
Edward Ellys and Gilbert Comport attorneys to deliver seisin
W: Edward Marser, William Stanford, William Aven, Ralph Mousse, Robert Partyge

[Counterpart] sale of timber for £10  SAS/G43/31  19 Jun 1544

Contents:
John Gage, kt and his son and heir Edward Gage, esq, to William Bysshe and his son John Bysshe of Burstow, yeomen
The standing woods, underwood and hedgerows on lands called Estlonds in Burstow, to be cut within ten years
Except 350 'staddyllys otherwise called tellowes or young oaks', to be marked by John Bray on behalf of JG and EG to be left standing

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £40  SAS/G43/32  1 Oct 1567

Contents:
Edward Gage, kt to John Thorpe of Horne, yeoman
The demesne lands of the manor of Hedgecourt, in Sussex and Surrey, and lands called the Park of Hedgecourte, Coddinglighe Park, Sharnowrs, Gages Meades, Cowpers Hill, Sanners, Smythforde Courte, the Tylt, Honnyes, Warnars Crofts and the Myllwood, with all barns, stables, stalls and other buildings in the park, mills and mill-dams, in Godstone, Horne, Tandridge, [East] Grinstead and Worth
Reserved: the furnace or iron work, houses and buildings, lately built on lands called Myllwood and Coddingligh Park by John Fawkener and John Frenche, leased to them by EG and his son John Gage
Lands or meadow called Lumbardie Meades in Burstow, part of the demesne lands of Burstow manor, rent 40s
JT to accommodate EG's steward keeping courts twice a year, and seize any wards and heriots due to EG's manor of Hedgecourt

Settlement  SAS/G43/33  20 Jun 1569

Contents:
Edmund Saunder of Charlwood in Surrey, esq, son and heir of Thomas Saunder late of Charlwood, kt, deceased, to Thomas Copley of Gatton in Surrey, esq and John Gage of Firle, esq, in trust
1 The manor of Charlwood in the tenure of Thomas Ellys, with all messuages and lands in Charlwood and Horley, worth £80 clear
Reserved: the mansion house and principal messuage at Charlwood in which ES lives and lands held by TS with it in demesne, lying behind the house towards Reigate; lands and tenements called Lydlondea and Playne Cowpers and Gerveyes Lands and Cottendene Landes in Charlwood and Horley, occupied by Christopher Kempsall, Roger Morton and other men of Charlwood
2 Gerveyes Landes and all ES's other land in Charlwood, Horley, Reigate, Buckland, Walton, Hodley and Betchworth, worth £120 clear
Recites: agreement between ES and Edward Gage of Firle, kt, 27 Oct 1567
1 in trust for ES, his wife Philippa and their heirs in tail male, as her jointure, remainder to ES's right heirs; 2 above in trust for ES, his wife Philippa and their heirs in tail male
W: Lancelot Gyldereg, John Fawkener, John Thorppe, John Reynold, Thomas Robynson, John Lambard, Thomas Ellys, Richard Cottingham, William Byllington, Robert Mylles

Final concord  SAS/G43/34  Hilary term 1579

Contents:
John Shelley, esq and Edward Gage, esq querents, and John Gage, esq, and Thomas Gage, esq, deforciants
The manors of Burstow and Hedgcourt and 3 messuages, 4 tofts, 1 watermill, 1 ironmill, 4 gardens, 100a of land, 40a of meadow, 300a of pasture, 500a of wood, 300a of furze and heath and common of pasture for all cattle in Burstow, Horne, Hedgecourt, Horley and Godstone
Dyer, Manwood, Mounson and Mead

Counterpart of SAS/G43/34  SAS/G43/35  1579

Number not used  SAS/G43/36  [n.d.]

Counterpart sale of timber for £200  SAS/G43/37  20 Jan 1594

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq to Thomas Thorpe of Horne, yeoman
The trees on land occupied by Thomas Humfrey, living in one tenement in the park of Hedgecourt adjoining to Newe Chappell; a parcel of trees adjoining the last sale made in Thorne Park and divided by an old bank of old trees lying northwards frm the bank to the pale, through which piece of ground the mill way goes towards Burstow; 1000 decaying stubs in various places in the manor of Hedgecourt, already marked out by JG's servant Henry Collins 'with the hammer mark of the said John Gage'
To be cut down, coaled and carried away within ten years
W: Thomas Gildrege, Henry Collins

Exemplification of a decree in the court of wards  SAS/G43/38  3 Nov 1602

Contents:
Henry Guldeford, Kt, Edward Gage, esq Ralph Hare, esq (late deceased) and Francis Eyreman, gent, committees of John Gage, the queen's ward, v Christopher Crowcher
Land called Seintcleres Meade in Worth, part of the manor of Hedgecourt (N: Copthorne Heath; E: land of Roger Harlinge; S, W: land of CC)
Recites: seisin, will and death of John Gage leaving his cousin JG, aged 9, his heir; entry by CC, claiming it was part of 100a called Frenches of which his father John Crowcher died seised c1562 when it descended to CC, who levied a fine to John Goodwyn in 1588; examination of witnesses; hearing (with details of evidence), and order that JG be restored in possession, 13 Oct 1602

Brief of bill, answer, replication, summary depositions and proofs in Guldeforde v Crowcher in the court of wards  SAS/G43/39  nd [1600]

Contents:
Roger Harlinge, John Comber, Thomas Thorpe, Thomas Bawcombe, John Goodwyn, John Thorpe for the plaintiff; John Burley, Michael Moncke, Edward Alfray (56), Edward Harman (60), John Blundell (79), John Sommer (60) for the defendant
Several witnesses remember the use of wood from the land to build a furnace at Hedgecourt c1570

Brief as SAS/G43/39 omitting proofs  SAS/G43/40  nd [1600]

Answer of Christopher Crowcher, defendant in Guldeford v Crowcher in the court of wards, drawn by Lawrence Courthopp  SAS/G43/41A  25 Apr 1600

Contents:
John Pickarell for the defendant

Plaintiff's interrogatories and depositions in Guldeford v Crowcher in the court of wards  SAS/G43/41B  1602

Contents:
Taken at East Grinstead before Sackville Torner, esq, [William Gainsford, esq deleted] and Thomas Woodgate, gent, 12 Apr 1602 <27 Feb 1602?
Roger Harlinge of Worth, yeoman, 70; John Comber of Shermanbury, gent, 69; Thomas Thorpe of Horne, gent, 36; Thomas Bawcombe of East Grinstead, yeoman, 50; John Goodwyn of East Grinstead, gent, 50
John Thorpe the elder of Worth, gent, 75; examined before Thomas Frere and John Comber, gent [steward of the manor of Hedgecourt], 22 May 1602

Plantiff's and defendant's interrogatories  SAS/G43/41C  1602

Contents:
With fair copy depositions as SAS/G43/41B and depositions of John a Burley of Worth yeoman, 80; Michael Moncke of Worth, yeoman, 68; Edmund Roffey of Worth, yeoman, 80; Edward Alfray the elder of East Grinstead, gent, 56; Edward Harman of East Grinstead, yeoman, 60; John Blundell of Tandridge in Surrey, sheather, 79; John Sommer of Worth, sheather, 60, for the defendant

Contemporary copy injunction of the court of wards to Christopher Crowcher to vacate possession of the premises pursuant to a decree (SAS/G43/38)  SAS/G43/42  11 Jun 1605

Memorandum of the demese lands of Burstow to be let next Michaelmas  SAS/G43/43  nd [c1570]

Settlement (bargain and sale enrolled to suffer a common recovery)  SAS/G43/44  18 Jun 1613

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to Anthony Rooper of Eltham, Kent, esq and John Thatcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq, in trust
The manors of Burstow and Hedgecourt, with all messuages and land and all other lands in Surrey of which JG's uncle John Gage, esq, died seised
W: Thomas Herisson, Thomas Cartwright, John Hayler

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £1850  SAS/G43/45  18 Feb 1614

Contents:
John Gage, esq to Edward Culpeper of Wakehurst in Ardingly, kt
The manor or lordship of Burstow, the site of which was known as Burstow Court Lodge, occupied by Charles Gylmyn, gent, before John Tirrill,, gent
Reserved Lumberdy Mead and Lunberdy Field, used by the farmers of Hedgecourt; leases by John Gage, deceased, to John Tirrill, gent, for 30 years, 1 Jan 1578, and by John Gage and his mother Elizabeth Gage to John Tirrill, gent, for 21 years at £30, 4 Jan 1570 Edward Bish of Burstow, esq, John Theobald of Lincoln's Inn, gent and Richard Culpepper of Ardingly, gent,, attorneys to deliver seisin
W: John Thetcher, Robert Heath, John Theobalde, Richard Hoskyns, Thomas Herisson

Lease for 99 years to secure payment by purchaser  SAS/G43/46  17 Feb 1614

Contents:
Edward Culpeper of Wakehurst [in Ardingly], kt, with John Gage of Firle, esq, to John Thetcher of Priesthawes [in Westham], esq
The manor of Burstow as SAS/G43/45
To secure the payment by EC to JT of £1350, the unpaid remainder of the consideration in SAS/G43/45
W: Robert Heath, John Theobalde, Richard Hoskyns, John Greene, William Lockier

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale)  SAS/G43/47  20 May 1629

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to John Goodwyn of Horne, gent
Land in Burstow called Lumbardie or Lumbardie Meade or Meades in Burstow, lately occupied by John Thorp, gent
W: Richard Hoskyns, Robert Pickering, John Burges

Counterpart covenant for quiet enjoyment as SAS/43/47  SAS/G43/48  1 Apr 1630

Sworn copy of a recovery  SAS/G43/49  Easter 1641

Contents:
John Thetcher, esq and Thomas Rooper, esq, against Thomas Lethbridge and Richard Lyson, gents
The manor of Hedgecourt, 4 messuages, 2 mills, 4 gardens, 40a of land, 10a of meadow, 40a of pasture, 40a of wood and 20a of furze and heath in Horne, Tandridge, Lingfeild and Godstone
Examined by John Woolfe of London, gent, against the original in the treasury of the common bench; sworn before the commissioners; W: RW; 23 Nov 1654
Endorsed: produced in the claim of Mr John Gage an infant

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £100  SAS/G43/50  18 Jun 1652

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, to James Newman of Lingfeild, yeoman
Land called Gages Meade or Meades (11a 0r 39p) in Godstone otherwise Walcombsted
W: Robert Pickering, Edward Linfield, Henry Walmer, William Card

Counterpart conveyance (bargain and sale) for £250  SAS/G43/51  9 Jan 1654

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, to John Dudeney of Godstone, yeoman, and his mother Joan Dudeney
Three pieces of land called Coopershill (8a) in Godstone (S, E, N: land of William Wignall, esq; N: land of George Sands, kt; W: road from East Grinstead to Godstone)
W: Robert Hirlinge, Thomas Lloyd, William Easton

Counterpart lease for 6 years from 25 Mar 1664 at £24  SAS/G43/52  20 Apr 1664

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt to Jeremy Johnson the younger of Charlwood, gent
Forge and forge-pond called Woodcock Forge in Godstone with the forge-man's house, gardens, land and a cottage formerly used as a forge-man's house; the land usually used with the forge; land in Godstone leased to JG by Richard Thorpe, lately occupied by John Newnham, gent, under a lease by JT's father Thomas Gage, bt; the iron-house or warehouse
Includes schedule of tools; tenant to have cinders at the forge to repair the forge pond-bay and to sell and dispose of the rest; JG to allow timber for the repair of the forge from his manor of Hedgecourt or from his manor of Shovelstrode [in East Grinstead] if insufficient
W: John Pickering, Mick [?] Overy

Lease for 7 years from 29 Sep 1664 at £6  SAS/G43/53  21 Oct 1664

Contents:
Richard Thorpe of Gibsaven in Worth, gent, and his brother George Thorpe, gent, to John Gage of Firle, bt
A messuage called the Forgeman's House, adjoining Woodcock Hammer in Godstone, with the floodgates and all their land usually flowed by the hammer-pond
W: Henry Bysshe, Robert Herlinge, John Pickering

Assignment of mortgage-terms for £215 in trust for purchaser  SAS/G43/54  20 Feb 1672


Related information: For the conveyance to TT of the same date, see SAS/G46/9

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, by direction of John Finch of Godstone, yeoman, to Gabriel Leach of New Inn, Mx, gent in trust for Thomas Taylor of London, gent
1 The forgeman's house adjoining Woodcock Forge in Godstone, 30a of wood next to Woodcock Pond called the Hammerwood
2 16a Below Woodcock Hammer pond-bay, the forgeman's house and part of the pond-bay; Woodcock House, barn and 28a of land occupied by John Stephens; piece of land next to the hammer-pond usually flowed with water
Recites: mortgage of 1 for £100 by Richard Thorpe of Gibsaven in Worth and his brother George Thorpe to JG, 21 Oct 1664; 2 for £69 15s, 15 Apr 1667; conveyance of the estate (with other land) by the Thorpes to JF, 29 Apr 1668; order of chancery in Gage v Finch, Thorpe and Thrope, 15 Jan 1672
W: William Killingworth, John Pinchbeck, Jo Maude

Counterpart mortgage for £2000  SAS/G43/55  13 Aug 1672

Contents:
John Gage of Firle bt to his sister Katharine Gage of Sherborne in Oxfordshire, spinster
The manor of Hedgecourt and all messuages and lands belonging
W: Ralph Sheldon, Ed Plowden, Edward Plowden the younger

Draft lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1673 at £18  SAS/G43/56  Apr 1673

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt to John Coleman of Godstone, yeoman
A messuage and lands called Parkeland (and all the coppice ground called Ledgers Tuffets) (65a 0r 4p) and Calves Broakes (14a), all in Godstone, occupied by JC, late John Bennett, before William Ledger
The rent payable at Hedgecourt

Memorandum of a lease for 20 years from 29 Sep 1674 at £30  SAS/G43/57  26 Jun 1674

Contents:
John Gage, bt to Edward Harman of Horne, yeoman
Messuage, barn and 120a 0r 2p; tenement, barn and 28a 3r 16p called The Warren House [in Burstow]
Covenants (as in other [leases]) [to carry] five loads to the bay

Mortgage for £50  SAS/G43/58  27 Jan 1691


Related information: Counterpart of SAS/G43/110

Contents:
John Finch of Steyning, yeoman, to Jeremiah Johnson of East Grinstead, gent
Two messuages and 100a called the Hammer Lands in Godstone, lately devised to JF by John Finch of Godstone, deceased
W: William Fletcher William Peckham, Robert Lee

Settlement (lease and release to effect a common recovery, with duplicates)  SAS/G43/59-62  4, 5 Jun 1694

Contents:
John Finch of Steyning, maltster, son of Richard Finch of Steyning, miller, with his father Richard Finch, to Ralph Drake of Cliffords Inn, gent, in trust for JF
Two messuages, a barn and the Hammer Lands or Hammerland Farm (55a) in Godstone, occupied by David Maynard, Edward Martin and JF, lately devised to JF by John Finch of Godstone, miller deceased
W: Jermiah Johnson, Thomas Peyto, John Swaysland

Conveyance (lease and release) for £483 with bond  SAS/G43/63-65  9, 10 dec 1696

Contents:
John Finch of Steyning, maltster, to Jeremiah Johnson of East Grinstead, gent
Two messuages, barns, buildings and land called Hammer Lands (70a) in Godstone, occupied by JJ, devised to JF by John Finch of Godstone, yeoman, deceased
W: Thomas Burges, Robert Grinfeild, Nathaniel Moore

Exemplification of common recovery provided for by SAS/G43/59-62  SAS/G43/66  27 Jun 1694

Conveyance (lease and release) for £440  SAS/G43/67-68  11, 12 Feb 1700

Contents:
Jeremiah Johnson of East Grinstead, gent, to Joseph Gage of Sherborn in Oxfordshire, esq, William Goreing of Burton, bt and Henry Gage of Bentley [in Framfield], esq (executors of John Gage of Firle, bt, deceased and trustees for his infant son and heir Thomas Gage, bt)
Two messuages and the Hammerlands in Godstone (70a) as SAS/G43/63-65
W: Hugh Comman, John Jenkinson

Agreement  SAS/G43/69  12 Feb 1700

Contents:
Between the parties in SAS/G43/67-68 permitting Jeremiah Jonson to occupy the land for two years from 25 Mar 1700 at £16; if JJ finds a tenant for the land for 21 years at £20, the trustees will pay him £20; W: Hugh Comman, John Jenkinson

Abstract of deeds  SAS/G43/70  c1699

Contents:
(SAS/G43/58-69, with an order of the House of Lords confirming a chancery decree, 4 Jan 1695 and a writ of execution of a chancery decree in Finch v Newnham, 10 May 1695) relating to the Hammerlands conveyed as SAS/G43/67-68; 1690-1699

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1700 at £20  SAS/G43/71  2 May 1701

Contents:
William Goring of Burton, bt, Roland Stanley of Wootton Castle in Cheshire, bt and Henry Gage of Bentley in Framfield, esq (trustees of Thomas Gage, bt, an infant), to Joseph Merchant of Godstone, miller
Water mill and mill house called Hedgecourt Mill with all implements and tools, with 11a land (details)
Detailed covenants concerning fishing Hedgecourt Pond; schedule of implements
W: Henry Lloyd, John Wakeman

Lease for a year  SAS/G43/72  11 May 1701

Contents:
John Payne of East Grinstead, gent, to Michael Dodd of Burstow, yeoman
Allens Field (9a), the Greenfield (12a), Borers Field (12a) and The Eighteen Acres (18a), part of Burstow Park, occupied by William Dodd of Stonehouse
W: Thomas Wickersham, Joseph Cooke
Endorsed: shown to Joseph Cooke, gent, on his examination in chancery in Ann Payne, widow v Martha Wright, widow; A Trevor

Contract for sale of timber and bond  SAS/G43/73-74  6 Aug 1718

Contents:
William Gage of Firle, bt, to William How of Rotherhithe, timber-merchant
585 oak timber trees marked and sealed WG on the west side of each tree, on WG's land in Surrey occupied by John Wakeman, Benjamin Cheale, Edward Harman and Joseph Marchant
Detailed covenants
W: George Briges, George Covell

Contemporary copy of SAS/G43/38  SAS/G43/75  [1603]

Numbers not used  SAS/G43/76-79  [n.d.]

Court roll of the manors of South Burstow and Hedgecourt  SAS/G43/80  5 Oct 1495

Court roll of the manor of Hedgecourt  SAS/G43/81  6 Apr 1503

Court roll of the manors of Hedgecourt and Burstow  SAS/G43/82  21 May 1507

Court roll  SAS/G43/83  1523-1524

Contents:
Of the manors of Hedgecourt and Burstow, 2 Jun 1523, Burstow, 3 Nov 1523, Hedgecourt (heading only), 21 May 1524

Court roll  SAS/G43/84  1528-1530


Related information: For estreats for a Burstow court held 3 Jun 1531, see SAS/G43/99

Contents:
Of the manor of Burstow, 3 Nov 1528; Hedgecourt and Burstow, 4 Nov 1529, 11 Jun 1530, 3 Nov 1530

Court roll  SAS/G43/85  1531-1535

Contents:
Of the manors of Hedgecourt and Burstow, 3 Nov 1531; Burstow, 4 Nov 1532; Hedgecourt, 3 Nov 1533; Burstow, 4 Nov [1533]; Hedgecourt and Burstow, 4 Nov 1534, 22 May 1535

Court roll  SAS/G43/86  1538-1540

Contents:
Of the manor of Burstow, 3 Nov 1538; Hedgecourt and Burstow, 31 May 1539; Burstow (first court of Edward Gage, esq and his wife Elizabeth), 15 Oct 1539; Hedgecourt and Burstow, 22 May 1540

Court roll  SAS/G43/87  1540-1542

Contents:
Of the manors of Hedgecourt and Burstow, 3 Nov 1540, 13 Jun 1541, 3 Nov 1541; Hedgecourt, 3 Nov 1542

Court roll  SAS/G43/88  1542-1544

Contents:
Of the manor of Burstow, 3 Nov 1542; Hedgecourt and Burstow, 19 May 1543, 3 Nov 1543, 19 May 1544, 5 Nov 1544

Court roll  SAS/G43/89  1545-1546

Contents:
Of the manor of Hedgecourt, [May 1545]; Hedgecourt and Burstow, 10 Dec 1545; Burstow, Jun 1546

Court roll  SAS/G43/90  1547-1548

Contents:
Of the manors of Hedgecourt and Burstow, 16 Jun 1547, 3 Nov 1547, 26 May 1548; Burstow, first court of the feoffees of John Gage, kt, 7 Aug 1548

Court roll  SAS/G43/91  1549-1551

Contents:
Of the manors of Hedgecourt and Burstow, 15 Jun 1549, 11 Nov 1549; Hedgecourt, 31 May 1550; Burstow, 10 Nov 1550; Hedgecourt and Burstow, 9 May 1551

Court roll  SAS/G43/92  1551-1553

Contents:
Of the manors of Hedgecourt and Burstow, 3 Nov 1551, 11 Jun 1552, 3 Nov 1552, [Jun] 1553, 3 Nov 1553

Court roll  SAS/G43/93  1560

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Related information: see also SAS/G43/94

Contents:
Of the manor of Hedgecourt, 27 Mar 1560; Burstow [deleted], 23 Sep 1560

Court roll  SAS/G43/94  1560

Contents:
Of the manor of Hedgecourt, 23 Sep 1560; [Burstow continuation of SAS/G43/93, 23 Sep 1560]

Court roll  SAS/G43/95  1562

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Related information: Re annotation, see SAS/G45/14

Contents:
Of the manor of Hedgecourt, 9 Sep 1562; Burstow, 9 Dec 1562 annotated: see the court below written in the great black book

Court roll, manor of Hedgecourt  SAS/G43/96  22 Sep 1568

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Court roll, manor of Burstow  SAS/G43/97  15 Sep 1602

Rental of quitrents and farm-rents of the manor of Burstow  SAS/G43/98  nd [c1530]

last two membranes only

Estreats of courts held for the manor of Burstow  SAS/G43/99  3 Nov 1530, 3 Jun 1531

Account of Edward Elys, farmer and collector of rents, Hedgecourt  SAS/G43/100  29 Sep 1547-1548

View of the accounts  SAS/G43/101  1489-1494

Contents:
Of Richard Luggeford, Hedgecourt Park, Easter 1490-1492, with notes for 1492-1494; of Thomas Rolfe, reeve and Richard Rolfe, beadle of Heighton [St Clere], 29 Sep 1489-1490, and of William Algyr, beadle, 1490-1491

Account (discharge only) of the manors of Hedgecourt, Burstow, Heighton St Clere, and Tarring Peverell  SAS/G43/102  nd [1501-1502]

Numbers not used  SAS/G43/103-117  [n.d.]

Old Leases from Box 13  [no ref. or date]

Counterpart lease for 20 years from 29 Sep 1473 at £3 13s 4d  SAS/G43/118  26 Nov 1473

Contents:
John Gage, esq and William Gage to Richard Luggesford and William Sharpe
The manor of Hedgecourt with its park and all the lands belonging
Detailed covenants, including timber-management; RA and WS to make yearly one furlong of 'bete' pale and hedge about the park; JG and WG to allow reasonable firebote, ploughbote, wainbote and hedgebote

Counterpart lease for 20 years from 29 Sep 1508 at £6 4s  SAS/G43/119  7 Nov 1508

Contents:
John Gage, esq, to William of Burstow in Surrey, husbandman
JG's place at his manor of Burstow in Burstow with all adjoining lands and meadows; the Parke, Haselwyke Croftes, the Breche, and Symonds Fields, the Worthfield and the Fryth, Roberts Brokes, Horscrofts, and two acres in the Meane Mead, the Depe, Annettlond, Lumberdy and Roberdsfeld
Reserved: the parlour in the place, the nether chamber and the entry adjoining the parlour with the chambers over it, and the chamber over and joining the gatehouse, with free coming and going out of it and into the kitchen there; except also all the fish and fishing in all the ponds, stews and waters; WM may cut six loads of birch annually to make coal; WR to collect the quitrents and seize heriots for the manor Burstow

Counterpart lease for 20 years from 29 Sep 1532 at £4 13s 4d  SAS/G43/120  10 Jun 1532

Contents:
John Gage, kt, vice-chamberlain to the king, to John Chart of Burstow in Surrey, yeoman
A house with lands called Roberds Felde, Oldewode, Hobbes Crofts and Harowesleyes Felds in Burstow, part of the demesne lands of the manor of Burstow Covenant by JC to vacate on one year's notice if JG 'do like at any time to dwell and keep household in and upon the said manor of Burstow'

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1570 at £40  SAS/G43/121  4 Jan 1570

Contents:
Elizabeth Gage, widow Edward Gage, kt, and his son and heir John Gage, esq, to John Tirrell of Burstow, gent
The manor of Burstow in Surrey and Sussex and all lands in Burstow and Horne, Surrey, part of the manor
Reserved: all woods, suit of court of tenants, wards and other manorial profits
JT to be allowed reasonable housebote, firebote, wainebote, ploughbote, cartbote, palebote, hedgebote, and railebote, and to provide room in the manor for courts and to find and provide meat, drink and lodging, horsemeat and provender for the steward and other officers
Endorsed: provision for EG to re-enter should she wish to inhabit the house in person, giving JT a year's notice
W: John Fawkner the elder, William Grint, John Bust, John Thorpe, Humfrey Hall [the writer]

Counterpart lease for 40 years from 25 Mar 1589 at £100 premium and £42  SAS/G43/122  20 Oct 1578

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, esq, to John Thorpe of East Grinstead, yeoman
The demesne lands of the manor of Hedgecourt, Sussex and Surrey, and the Park of Hedgecourt, Coddingly Park, Sharnowers, Gage Meades, Cowpers Hill, Tanners, Smythford Cort, the Tylt, Honnyes, Warners Crofts and the Millwood with all the buildings in Hedgecourt Park, and all the corn mills, waters and watercourses, part of the demesnes, in Godstone, Horne, Tandridge, East Grinstead and Worth
Reserved: the Myllwood Furnace and the house and buildings belonging built in the said Millwood by John Fawkenor and John French and John Thorpe; Lambardy Meades in Burstow, part of the manor of Burstow
Reciting lease by JG's father Edward Gage, kt to JT for 21 years at £40 [43/32] 1 Oct 1567; rent to be payable under this lease only after the death of EG's widow Elizabeth Gage
Provision for occupation by JT should the iron-works be put down or decayed by act of parliament or otherwise during the term
W: John Comber, John Fawkener, William Comber, Roger Comber

Lease for 31 years from 2 Feb 1629 at £400 premium and £100  SAS/G43/123  7 Feb 1629

Contents:
John Gage bt, to Richard Thorpe of Hedgecourt, gent
The manor of Hedgecourte and lands called Hedgecourt Park, and Thomas Park, Cuddingly, Cuddingly Park, Smythfords, Milwood Cowpers Hill, Tanners, Pricketts Meades, Honeyes, the Tylt, Gages Mead, and Shernours, the iron forge or ironworks called Woodcock Hammer or Woodcock Work
Reserved: manorial courts and profits of court
W: Richard Hoskyns, Thomas Toller, Christopher Herbert, Aubrey Bathern, John Burges

Counterpart of SAS/G43/123  SAS/G43/124  7 Feb 1629

Bargain and sale for £53  SAS/G43/125  10 Sep 1651

Contents:
William Hynde, esq, sheriff of Surrey, to Simon Everden of lewes, gent
The estate and interest of Richard Thorpe, son of Richard Thorpe, deceased, in the site of the manor of Hedgecourt and lands and premises belonging to it under a lease of 7 Feb 1629 (SAS/G43/123), seized by the sheriff under a writ of fieri facias against RT the son for a debt of £50 and £3 damages and costs recovered by Thomas Gage, bt, son and heir of john Gage, bt in the Upper Bench at Westminster
W: Timothy Butts, George Hodges, Jo shuckforth

Counterpart assignements of a lease for £500  SAS/G43/126  4 Nov 1651

Contents:
Richard Thorpe of Worth, gent, son and heir of Richard Thorpe of Hedgecourt, gent, deceased, to Simon Evernden of Lewes, esq
Lease of the manor of Hedgecourt, 7 Feb 1629 (SAS/G43/123)
W: Thomas Harison, Ralph Akehurst, George Trassey

Counterpart lease for 21 years £100  SAS/G43/127  7 Oct 1652

Contents:
Thomas Gage, bt, to Simon Evernden of the Cliffe near Lewes, gent
The site of the manor of Hedgecourt with lands, waters, iron forge and premises (as in SAS/G43/123)
W: William Eaton, Cuthbert Nicholson

Defeasance of a lease  SAS/G43/128  8 Nov 1652

Contents:
Simon Evernden with Robert Pickering the elder of East Grinstead, gent, declaring that SAS/G43/127 was in trust for Thomas Gage, bt
W: Robert Pickeringe, John Wakerman, Robert Lion

Counterpart lease for 18 years from 29 Sep 1622 at £65  SAS/G43/129  15 Jul 1656

Contents:
Simon Everenden to John Wakeman of Hedgecourt, gent
The site and capital messuage of the manor of Hedgecourt, with barns and buildings in Horne and the following lands: (measurements given here to the nearest ½a) Lesser Millbrook (13a 1r 8p); the Bigger Millbrookes (16a 0r 32p); the kents Bush (15a 3r 2p); Ledgers brookes (12a 0r 27p); Sheep Pound Brookes (14a 1r 28p); Lesser Rayles (13a 1r 14p); the Bigger Rayles (18a 3r 26p); the Moat Crofts (22a 3r 22p); the Mill Mede (16a 1r 3p); Middle Roomes (9a 2r 20p); Barly Close (2a 2r 3p); the Pond Side (8a 1r 19p); Barley Field (12a 1r 12p); Sheep leases (10a 3r 16p); Sheeplease (8a 2r 17p); the Bigger Barnefeld (14a 2r 5p); Littel Cuttings (12a 1r 28p); Densheir Cutting (15a 0r 20p); Charts Gill (12a 3r 0p); all in Godstone and Horne
The tenant should yearly carry six loads of clay or cinder down to Hedgecourt millpond of repairing the bay
W: Thomas White, George Tracy

Counterpart lease for 11 years at £20  SAS/G43/130  30 Apr 1663

Contents:
Simon Evernden of Cliffe, gent, to John Finch of Godstone, miller
The water cornmill called Hedgecourt Mill and two parcels of land called the Upper Floodgate Plat and the Little Floodgate Plat (5a), a close called Longhawes (6a) with water and watercourses
Reserved: liberty for SE to make stews and stops there before the sewing of the great pond called the Hedgecourt Pond for the preserving and keeping of the fish
Schedule of goods
W: Robert Rochester, John Pickering, Richard Kinge

Counterpart lease for 21 years at £30  SAS/G43/131  10 Oct 1674

Contents:
John Gage of Firle,, bt, to Edward Harman of Horne in Surrey, yeoman
A messuage, barn and buildings and land called the Barncroft, the Bogg, the Pasture Field, the Broom Parke, the Broom Croft, the Sawpitt Croft, the Kell Croft, the Black Croft, the Corner Croft, the Thorney Croft, the Plain Parke, the Hilly Park, the Yutren Field and the Burnthouse Land (120a), all in Horne, occupied by EH
W: John Pickering, Jeremiah Johnson, William Eldridge

Lease for 21 years at £20 with counterpart  SAS/G43/132-133  10 Oct 1674

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to Sarah Marchant of Godstone, widow
Hedgecourt water corn-mill
Reserved: liberty for JG to make stews and stops there before the sewing of the great pond called the Hedgecourt Pond for the preserving and keeping of the fish; schedule of goods
Endorsed: assignment by SM to her son John Marchant, reserving her dwelling in the mill-house,or if for her conveniency she should leave the house, JM to pay her £2 a year; W: Joseph Marcahnt; 20 Nov 1688
W: John Pickering and William Eldridge

Counterpart lease for 11 years from 29 Sep 1695 at £65  SAS/G43/134  14 Oct 1695

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt to John Wakeman of Horne, gent
The capital messuage of the manor of Hedgecourt and lands as in lease of 15 Jul 1656 SAS/G43/129
W:Jeremiah Johnson, Robert Ockley, Hugh Frankland

Counterpart lease for 11 years from 29 Sep 1695 at £30  SAS/G43/135  30 Nov 1695

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to Edward Harman of Horne, yeoman
Messuage and lands in Horne, as SAS/G43/131
W:George Humphrey, Benjamin Faulconer, Hugh Frankland

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1723 at £25  SAS/G43/136  30 Nov 1723

Contents:
William Gage of Firle, bt, to Joseph Marchant of Walkhamstead otherwise Godstone, miller
Hedgecourt water-mill and mill-house with the millstones and the flow of the water called the Hedgecourt Millpond, and another pond between the Millwood and the Cuttingleys called Millwood Pond,and the passage of the water from the Millwood Pond to Hedgecourt Pond containing about ½ a mile; lands called the Upper Floodgate Platt, the Little Floodgate Plant (5a) and the Long Haws (6a) in Godstone, Horne and Worth
W:Bernard Couvat, William Moore the younger

Counterpart lease for 7 years from 29 Sep 1736 at £71  SAS/G43/137  1 Jan 1736

Contents:
William Gage, bt to Thomas Holcombe of Horne,yeoman
The capital messuage of the manor of Hedgecourt with all buildings and lands, as in a lease of 15 Jul 1656 SAS/G43/129
W:William Pettitt, John Sanders

Unexecuted lease for (blank) years at £5 and counterpart  SAS/G43/138A,B  1743

Contents:
William Gage of Firle, bt, to James Marchant of Walkhamsted otherwise Godstone, miller
Hedgcourt Mill and premises

Lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1652 £31  SAS/G43/139  7 Oct 1652

Contents:
Simon Everenden of the Cliffe near Lewes, gent, to Robert Filkes of Godstone, yeoman
A messuage with barn, buildings and 2a 3r 35p of land occupied by RF; several pieces of lands (measurements, but no names); five pieces lying together called The Crooked Rishett, The Longfield, Shepherds Toft, Little Goldherd and Great Goldherd (59a or 5p) in Godstone, occupied by Avery Harman and RF
Covenant by RF to carry three loads of clay to the bay of Hedgecourt millpond every year
W:John Dudney, William Clarke, William Coe

Counterpart of SAS/G43/139  SAS/G43/140  7 Oct 1652

Lease for 20 years from 29 Sep 1653 at £19  SAS/G43/141  7 Oct 1652

Contents:
Simon Everenden of Cliffe, gent, to John Bennett of Godstone, yeoman
A messuage and pieces of land called Parkeland (65a 0r 4p); Calves Broakes (14a), all in Godstone, late occupied by William Ledger
Reserved: coppice called Ledgers Tufte
Covenant by JB to build a two-bay barn, 30' x 16', and an outlet on the east end of the messuage, 10' x 14', for which SE will allow the first half-year's rent
W: Robert Pickering, William Coe

Counterpart of SAS/G43/141  SAS/G43/142  20 Jul 1653

Counterpart lease for 20 years from 29 Sep 1653 at £8  SAS/G43/143  9 Jan 1654

Contents:
Simon Evernden of Cliffe, gent, to John Dudeney of Godstone, yeoman a messuage and closes of land belonging with two adjoining crofts (6a)and five other pieces (14a); land called Burlyes Meades (8a 0r 9a), all in Godstone
Covenant by JD to build a two-bay barn, for which SE will allow 30s
W: Robert Pickering, William Durrant

Counterpart lease for 7 years from 25 Mar 1669 at £6  SAS/G43/144A  10 Jun 1669

Contents:
John Finch of Hedgecourt Mill in home, miller, to john Gage of Firle, bt
The forgeman's house adjoining to a forge or ironwork called Woodcock Hammer in Godstone otherwise Walcombested, with all floodgates, waters and watercourses
Signed and sealed as escrow until JF should seal and deliver another part of the lease [for which see SAS/G43/144B]
W: John Pickering, George Vaughan

Unexecuted counterpart of SAS/G43/144A  SAS/G43/144B  10 Jun 1669

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1695 at £32  SAS/G43/145  30 Nov 1695

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to John Stenninge of Godstone, yeoman
A messuage, barns, building and 2a 3r 5p belonging, late in the tenure of Edward Stenning deceased; several pieces of land (measurements but no name); five pieces lying together called The Croked Rishetts, Longfield and Sheapheards Tofts, Little Gold heard and Crest Gold Heard (62a 2r 31p); a coppice in Godstone (5a 2r) called The Roome Wood otherwise Shepperd Tufft adjoining the above land, all in Godstone and Horne
Covenant by JS to bring there loads of cinders, chalk or clay to Hedgecourt millpond-bay every year
W: William Stenning, Benjamin Faulconer, Hugh Frankland

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1710 at £18  SAS/G43/146  1 Dec 1710

Contents:
William Goring of Burton, bt, guardian and trustee of Thomas Gage, bt, an infant, to Benjamin Cheale of Godstone, husbandman
A messuage with barns, stables and 95a in Godstone occupied by BC
Covenant by BC to bring two 16-bushel loads of cinders or clay to Hedgecourt millpond-bay every year
W: Henry Johnson, Henry Lloyd

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1723 at £32  SAS/G43/147  7 Nov 1723

Contents:
William Gage of Firle, bt, to John Stenning of Godstone, yeoman
A messuage and lands in Godstone, as in lease of 30 Nov 1695 (SAS/G43/145)
Covenant by JS to bring three loads of cinders, chalk or clay to Hedgecourt millpond-bay every year
W: Bernard Couvat, William Coe the younger

Counterpart lease for 21 years from 29 Sep 1737 at £22  SAS/G43/148  4 May 1738

Contents:
William Gage of Firle, bt, to Edward Evelyn of Godstone, esq
A piece of land with the coppices, dwellinghouse and barn and 65a, purchased of Mr Jeremiah Johnson by the trustees of Thomas Gage, bt, deceased [in 1700-see SAS/G43/68]; another barn and 21a lying about the forge or hammer occupied by Thomas Stanford, all in Godstone and Lingfield, Surrey occupied by EE
W: William Moore the younger, William Pettitt

Not used  SAS/G43/149  [n.d.]

Exemplification of common recovery  SAS/G43/150  1 Jul 1691

Contents:
John Jones, gent, demandant, against John Jenkinson; John Gage, bt and wife Mary vouchees
The manor of Hedgecourt and 4 messuages, 1 mill, 4 gardens, 4a of land, 10a of meadow, 400a of pasture, 400a of wood and 400a of furze and heath in Horne, Tandridge, Lingfield and Godstone

MANOR OF ALCISTON  [no ref. or date]

Bailiffs' account rolls  [no ref. or date]


Related information: For an account of 1563-1564 see SAS/G45/10

Account of William King, serjeant  SAS/G44/1  1336-1337

Contents:
Attached: account of the rectory of Alciston

Account of John de Whatlington  SAS/G44/2A  1346-1347

Contents:
Attached: accounts of JW as serjeant at Lullington and Alciston Rectory, 1346-1347

Account of John de Whatlington as serjeant at Lullington and Alciston Rectory  SAS/G44/2B  1346-1347

Account of Alciston, Lullington and Alciston Rectory  SAS/G44/3  1347-1348

Account of John de Whatlington for Alciston, Lullington and Alciston Rectory  SAS/G44/4  2 Jun-29 Sep 1349

Account of John de Whatlington for Alciston, Lullington and Alciston Rectory  SAS/G44/5  1349-1350

Account of John de Whatlington as SAS/G44/5  SAS/G44/6  1350-1351

Account of John Saperton, serjeant  SAS/G44/7  1352-1353

Account of John Saperton, serjeant  SAS/G44/8  1354-1355

Account of John Saperton, serjeant  SAS/G44/9  1355-1356

Account of John Saperton, serjeant  SAS/G44/10  1356-1357

Account of John Saperton, serjeant  SAS/G44/11  1358-1359

View of the account of John de Saperton  SAS/G44/12  29 Sep 1359-27 Jan 1360

Account of Thomas Topyns, reeve  SAS/G44/13  27 Jan 1360-29 Sep 1360

Account of Richard Monek, reeve  SAS/G44/14  1361-1362

Duplicate of SAS/G44/14 with more audit-marks  SAS/G44/15  1361-1362

Head of roll wanting

Account of Richard Monek, reeve  SAS/G44/16  1362-1363

Bad condition

Account of Richard Monek, reeve  SAS/G44/17  1363-1364

Account of Richard Monek, reeve  SAS/G44/18  1365-1366

Account of John Erl, bailiff  SAS/G44/19  1368-1369

Account of John Erl, bailiff  SAS/G44/20A  1369-1370

Account of John Gosselyn, reeve of Lullington  SAS/G44/20B  1370-1371

Account of Thomas Osebarn, bailiff of Alciston  SAS/G44/21  15 Apr-29 Sep 1371

Account of Thomas Osebarn, bailiff of Alciston  SAS/G44/22  29 Sep-25 Dec 1371

Account of Thomas Osebarn, bailiff of Alciston  SAS/G44/23  25 Dec 1371-1 May 1372

Preparatory account for SAS/G44/25  SAS/G44/24  1371-1372

Account of Thomas Osebarn, bailiff  SAS/G44/25  1371-1372

Preparatory account for SAS/G44/27  SAS/G44/26  1372-1373

Account of Thomas Osebarn, bailiff  SAS/G44/27  1372-1373

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/28  1375-1376

Duplicate of SAS/G44/28, heavily annotated  SAS/G44/29  1375-1376

[?Draft] account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/30  1376-1377

Contents:
Headed 50-5 Edw III

Account lacking the first membrane  SAS/G44/31  nd[c1380]

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/32  1376-1377

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/33  1377-1378

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/34  1378-1379

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/35  1379-1380

Un-annotated duplicate of SAS/G44/35  SAS/G44/36  1379-1380

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/37  1380-1381

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/38  1381-1382

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/39  1382-1383

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/40  1383-1384

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/41  1384-1385

Account of Richard atte Huse, reeve  SAS/G44/42  1385-1386

Account of Richard atte Huse, [serjeant deleted] reeve  SAS/G44/43  1386-1387

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/44  1387-1388

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/45  1389-1390

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/46  1390-1391

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/47  1392-1393

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/48  1391-1392

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/49  1395-1396

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/50  1396-1397

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/51  1397-1398

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/52  1397-1398

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/53  1398-1399

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/54  1399-1400

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/55  1401-1402

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/56  1402-1403

Account of William Tylere, bailiff  SAS/G44/57  1416-1417

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/58  1404-1405

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/59  1405-1406

Contents:
Many sections without sums

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/60  1405-1406

Contents:
With sums

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/61  1406-1407

Draft for SAS/G44/61  SAS/G44/62  1406-1407

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/63  1407-1408

Duplicate of SAS/G63  SAS/G44/64  1407-1408

Account of Thomas Benjamyn, serjeant  SAS/G44/65  1408-1409

Account of Thomas Henxcell, keeper (custos)  SAS/G44/66  1409-1410

Account of John Maffey, bailiff  SAS/G44/67  1410-1411

Account of John Maffey, bailiff  SAS/G44/68  1411-1412

Account of John Maffey, bailiff  SAS/G44/69  1412-1413

Account of John Maffey, bailiff  SAS/G44/70  1413-1414

Account of John Maffey, bailiff  SAS/G44/71  1414-1415


Related information: For a bailiff's account for 1416-1417, see SAS/G44/57

Account of William Tylere, bailiff  SAS/G44/72  1417-1418

Account of William Tylere, bailiff  SAS/G44/73  1418-1419


Related information: For a bailiff's account for 1420-1421, see SAS/G44/80
For a summary of the account for 1421-1422, see SAS/G45/9

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/74  1422-1423

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/75  1423-1424

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/76  1424-1425

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/77  1425-1426

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/78  1426-1427

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/79  1427-1428

Account of William Tylere, bailiff  SAS/G44/80  1420-1421

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/81  1428-1429

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/82  1429-1430

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/83  1430-1431

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/84  1431-1432

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/85  1432-1433

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/86  1433-1434

Account of John Draper, bailiff  SAS/G44/87  1434-1435

Contents:
Attached: inventory, naming rooms, 29 Sep 1435

Account of George Eyr, serjeant  SAS/G44/88  1435-1436

Account of George Eyr, serjeant  SAS/G44/89  1436-1437

Account of John Draper, serjeant  SAS/G44/90  1437-1438

Account of John Draper, serjeant  SAS/G44/91  1438-1439

Account of John Draper, serjeant  SAS/G44/92  1439-1440

Account of John Draper, serjeant  SAS/G44/93  1440-1441

Account of Philip Yonge, serjeant  SAS/G44/94  1441-1442

Account of Philip Yonge, bailiff  SAS/G44/95  1442-1443

Account of Philip Yonge, bailiff  SAS/G44/96  1443-1444

Account of Philip Yonge, bailiff  SAS/G44/97  1444-1445

Account of William Alman, bailiff  SAS/G44/98  1445-1446

Account of William Alman, bailiff  SAS/G44/99  1446-1447

Account of William Alman, bailiff  SAS/G44/100  1447-1448

Account of William Alman, bailiff  SAS/G44/101  1448-1449

Account of William Alman, bailiff  SAS/G44/102  1449-1450

Account of William Alman, bailiff  SAS/G44/103  1450-1451


Related information: For a draft account of c1450, see SAS/G44/141

Account of William Alman, bailiff  SAS/G44/104  1451-1452

Account of John Potman, bailiff  SAS/G44/105  1453-1454

Contents:
Attached: inventory, naming rooms

Account of John Potman, bailiff  SAS/G44/106  1456-1457

Account of John Potman, bailiff  SAS/G44/107  1457-1458

Account of John Potman, bailiff  SAS/G44/108  1458-1459

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/109  1460-1461

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/110  1461-1462

Account of John Potman, bailiff  SAS/G44/111  1462-1463

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/112  1463-1464

Account of John Potman, bailiff  SAS/G44/113  1464-1465

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/114  1466-1467

Account of John Potman, bailiff  SAS/G44/115  1467-1468

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/116  1468-1469

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/117  1469-1470

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/118  1470-1471


Related information: For a bailiff's account for 1471-1472, see SAS/G44/128

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/119  1472-1473

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/120  1473-1474

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/121  1474-1475

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/122  1475-1476

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/123  1476-1477

Account of John Tomkyn, bailiff  SAS/G44/124  1477-1478

Account of John Tomkyn, bailiff  SAS/G44/125  1478-1479

Account of John Tomkyn, bailiff  SAS/G44/126  1479-1480

Account of John Tomkyn, bailiff  SAS/G44/127  1480-1481

Account of John Poteman, bailiff  SAS/G44/128  1471-1472

Account of Giles Page, bailiff  SAS/G44/129  1482-1483

Account of Giles Page, bailiff  SAS/G44/130  1483-1484

Account of Giles Page, bailiff  SAS/G44/131  1484-1485

Account of Thomas a Felde, bailiff  SAS/G44/132  1485-1486

Account of Thomas a Felde, bailiff  SAS/G44/133  1486-1487

Account of Stephen Igolenden, bailiff  SAS/G44/134  1487-1488

Account of Stephen Igolenden, bailiff  SAS/G44/135  1489-1490

Account of Stephen Igolenden, bailiff  SAS/G44/136  1490-1491

Account of Stephen Igolenden, bailiff  SAS/G44/137  1491-1492

Account of Stephen Igolenden, bailiff  SAS/G44/138  1492-1493

Account of Stephen Igolenden, bailiff  SAS/G44/139  1495-1496

Account of Thomas Wood, William Wood and John Wood, farmers  SAS/G44/140  nd, [1538-1539]

on paper

Draft account, on paper  SAS/G44/141  nd, [c1450]

Accounts of the almoner of Battle Abbey  [no ref. or date]

Archival history:
These accounts were probably acquired, and those on SAS/G44/152 copied, in connection with the disputes over the tithes of Alciston, for which see SAS/G16/50-88


Related information: For the main series of almoners' accounts, 1359-1531, formerly part of the archive of the archive of the Brown and Webster families of Battle Abbey, see Henry Huntington Library, San Marino, California, BA 152-222 (microfilm ESRO XA3/20)

Account of brother Thomas Heggesell  SAS/G44/142  1403-1404


Related information: For the account of 1409-1410, see SAS/G44/153

Account of Hugh Thamworth  SAS/G44/143  1444-1445

Account of Sir John Colsell  SAS/G44/144  1449-1450

Account Sir Edward Clement  SAS/G44/145  25 Mar - 25 Dec 1503

Draft for SAS/G44/145  SAS/G44/146  25 Mar - 25 Dec 1503

Paper

Account of Sir Robert Manwode  SAS/G44/147  1508-1509

Account of Sir Thomas Cranebroke, performing the office of almoner'  SAS/G44/148  1520-1521

Account of Sir Thomas Cranebroke, performing the office of almoner'  SAS/G44/149  1521-1522

Account of Sir John Austyn  SAS/G44/150  1529-1530

Account of Sir John Austyn  SAS/G44/151  1531-1532

Copies of the accounts  SAS/G44/152  c1600

Contents:
Of brother Thomas Heggesell, 5-6 Hen IV (1404-1405); brother William Chilham, 11-12 Hen IV (1410-1411); Sir Hugh Thamworth, 23-24 Hen VI (1444-1445); Sir John Colset [recte Colsell], 28-29 Hen VI (1449-1450); Sir Edward Clement, 18-19 Hen VII(1502-1503); Sir Robert Manwode, 24 Hen VII-1 Hen VIII (1508-1509); Sir Thomas Cranebroke, 12-13 Hen VIII (1520-1521); Sir Thomas Cranebroke, 13-14 Hen VIII (1521-1522); Sir John Austyn, 21-22 Hen VIII (1539-1530); Sir John Austeyn, 23-24 Hen VIII (1531-1532); Sir John Auten, 26-27 Hen VIII (1534-1535)

Account of brother William Chylham  SAS/G44/153  1409-1410

MISCELLANEOUS ROLLS, BOOKS, MARS AND PAPERS  [no ref. or date]

Examination of witness on the part of Battle Abbey v William, vicar of Westfield, concerning the repair of Westfield church  SAS/G45/1  29 Aug 1286


Related information: For an agreement to repair the chancel between Battle Abbey and William, the vicar, 1286, see PRO E210/8869

Contents:
Adam de Romenye, clerk; John le Funtener, clerk, clerk of the abbot's bailiff; Daniel de Burham, litteratus; Sir Ralph de Wynchels', literatus; Master Simon de Wynchils', clerk
The document is part of the process of a tuitory appeal to Canterbury and recites document (including acta of Richard of Droitwich, bishop of Chichester, the archdeacon of Lewes and the dean of Hastings) from a similar dispute in 1251.

Account of Andrew de Heghton, serjeant of Aldeham and The Wodlonde [in Kent]  SAS/G45/2  30 Sep 1316-14 Apr 1317

Administrative history:
Baldwin de Aldham (d c1291) married Nichola de Wintershull (alive 1325); she and their son Sir Francis (executed 1322) are both mentioned in this account, which refers to the family's Sussex manors of Heighton and Jevington. Francis's sister Joan married John de St Clere, through whom many of the manors descended to the Gage family

Bibliography: See SAC 58 (1916) 144.


Account of Thomas Osebarn, reeve of the manor of Laughton  SAS/G45/3  1368-1369

Roll of six courts of the manor of Salehurst  SAS/G45/4  nd[c1390]

Lacks right margin

Contents:
Temp Richard 2 (1377-1399)

Account of tenants' labour-works on [?part of] Alciston manor  SAS/G45/5  2 Oct 1401 - 30 Sep 1403

Contents:
Showing deductions for feast-days, court-days and works performed

Account as SAS/G45/5  SAS/G45/6  30 Sep 1403-4 Oct 1405

Account as SAS/G45/5  SAS/G45/7  4 Oct 1405-29 Sep 1407

Gathering of documents concerning the wardship of John son of Philip St Clere  SAS/G45/8  1408-1410

Draft writ  SAS/G45/8/(1)  1409

Contents:
To the sheriff of Sussex to notify Thomas Pelham, kt (to whom the custody of the lands was granted by patent) to be in chancery on the octave of Trinity (Michaelmas) to show why the patent should not be revoked (concerning the manors of Lavertye, Tarring, Brambletye, Jevington, Heighton and Nutbourne, and lands and tenements called Newenham in Maresfield) according to the petition of Thomas Couper, clerk, Thomas Bredon, clerk William Cheyne, Richard Wakehurst, Thomas Joop and John Croxton who claim to be feoffees (with John Dalyngreg', kt and John Wodecok, citizen and mercer of London, now deceased) of Philip St Clere; 8 May <5 Jul?1409

Copies of inquests before Robert Oxenbregg' escheator  SAS/G45/8/(2)  [n.d.]

Contents:
Concerning the estate of Philip St Clere, 5 Jun 1408, and John Halle, escheator, with and extent of lands and tenements called Newenham in Maresfield, 28 Mar 1409
Endorsed: note of a feoffment by John [recte Philip] St Clere to the feoffees in (1) above nd,[c1400]

Another text of the inquest of 5 Jun 1408 as SAS/G45/8/(2)  SAS/G45/8/(3)  [n.d.]

Copy, examined from the roll, of a grant by letters patent  SAS/G45/8/(4)  27 Jun 1408

Contents:
Of the custody of the estate of Philip St Clere, kt, deceased during the minority of his heir John, and of the heirs of PC's widow Margaret should those heirs fail, to John Pelham, kt

Summaries of receipts and expenditure from the account of John Draper, bailiff or serjeant of Alciston  SAS/G45/9  1421-1439

Contents:
1421-22-1433-34, 1437-38-1438-39

Account of John Fawkener, bailiff and collector of rents of the manor of Alciston  SAS/G45/10  1563-1564

Account of John Stempe, reeve of the manor of Ditchling Garden, by his deputy James Godlief  SAS/G45/11  1564-1565

Number not used  SAS/G45/12  [n.d.]

Exemplification, prepared for the seal of the Court of Augmentations at the request of John Gage, kt, of rentals of the manor of Alciston in Alciston, Alfriston and [East] Blatchington, 1432-33  SAS/G45/13  1538-1539

contemporary binding

Contents:
At front: illuminated royal coat of arms, supported by figures of Justice and prudence, in an classical architectural surround with a verse beginning ciculus imperii vastum qui colligit orbem
At end: transcript of a final concord concerning Michelham Mill and a rent of 10s to the manor of Alciston, 1255 [for which see SAS/G16/1]; disquisition on the sacrament of communion; nd,[c1640]

Court-book  SAS/G45/14  Mar 1560 - Dec 1596

Contents:
Of the manors of Alciston, Maresfield, Burstow, Hedgecourt,Shovelstrode, Heighton St Clere, Berwick Hospital, Berwick Compton, Eckington, Lamport in Eastbourne, Ranscombe, Earsham, in Hailsham, Bramber, Ditchling Garden Courtland otherwise Newenham, Hosiers in west Firle, and courts leet of Alciston, Berwick Compton and Bramber
At front: copy papal confirmation of the rights of Battle Abbey, 1174-1241 explanation of the meaning of English terms, beginning Sok hoc est...
At end: narrative 'the winning of the lordship of Glamorgan and Morgannoke out of the Welshmen's hands; nd, [c1550]
Binding: contemporary, packed with fragments of theological manuscript with quotations from the fathers; nd, [c1520]

Book of transcripts of evidences of Southerham in South Malling, examined by Thomas Darrell, surveyor of lands  SAS/G45/15  nd, [c1550]

Contemporary binding

Composition between 'C' [recte T[heobald]], archbishop of Canterbury and William [3] Earl Warenne concerning the fishery of Lewes  SAS/G45/15/p5-6  nd [?1141]


Related information: see GEC 12 497

Contents:
1138 x 1148; ?1141

Entry for the borough of Southerham from the survey of the lordship of South Malling  SAS/G45/15/p7-11  1285


Related information: See SRS 57 (1958) 106-11, 120

Lease of the manor of Stoneham [in South Malling]  SAS/G45/15/p13-17  24 Apr 1538

Contents:
As occupied by Robert Aborough, Ringmer Park with its deer and underwood and the fishery of the lordships of Stoneham, Malling and Southerham [in South Malling], the half river of Lewes and the great pond called The Broadwater; Thomas [Cranmer], archbishop of Canterbury, to Henry Polstede, gent for 60 years from 20 Sep 1538 at £47 18s 3d and venison (specified) to be delivered art Lambeth; HP to maintain buildings exept an ox-stall house 'now in utter decay'; HP to pay fees to William Corneforde and his successor in reversion John Brakenbury as keepers of Ringmer Park

Summary of the rents, demesne acreage and labour-services of the lordship of South Malling  SAS/G45/15/p19-20  nd [c1285]

Copy of an old terrier of the manor of Exceat, 'surveyed as it seemeth' by John Gage, kt, Anthony Windsor, kt and Edward Windsor, esq  SAS/G45/15/21-24  [c1520]

Contents:
[added, c1600]

Book of titles, compiled by the steward Richard Hoskyns  SAS/G45/16  1623-1625

Narrative of dealings with the estate  SAS/G45/16/f i-ii  nd, [c1625]


Related information: See SAS/G45/16/f56v

Contents:
During the minority of John Gage by executors and trustees and the steward John Comber, 'known to be a corrupt man'; Francis Eyerman's appointment of Richard Hoskyns to succeed Comber; prepared for a case to retrieve copyhold land wrongfully passed to George Gage in trust for 'the J[?esuits]

'Ex dono Richardi Hoskyns pene decrepiti senis'  SAS/G45/16/f 1  1627

Index of contents  SAS/G45/16/f 2-3  [n.d.]

Lists of documents, rentals and surveys of manors  SAS/G45/16/f 4-92v  [n.d.]

Contents:
(f31v) map of the demesne of Earsham in Hailsham, 1623; (32v-33) map of Bestenover in Pevensey showing Pevensey Bridge (fortified) and haven, Hoe Trade and Hastings Trade, c1625; (63v-64) pedigree of the St Clere and Gage families, 1335-c1760; (70-79v) summary of litigation concerning the tithes of Alciston in the court of common pleas, 1600

List of books on two shelves in the library [at Firle Place]  SAS/G45/16/f 93v  nd [c1630]

Draft courts books  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Compiled by William Michell, steward (or his deputies Thomas Farnes, Chatfield Turner and William Attree), and signed by the homage

Draft court book  SAS/G45/17/1  1758-1763

Contents:
Manor of Alciston
At rear, in reverse: manor of Heighton St Clere

Draft court book  SAS/G45/17/2  1764-1767

Contents:
Manor of Alciston; 1764-1766
At rear, in reverse: manors of Heighton St Clere, Ranscombe, Hosiers and Eckington otherwise Ripe; 1764-1767
Endorsed: produced to John Hoper, gent, in Gage v Kempe in Chancery, 15 May 1793

Draft court book  SAS/G45/17/3  1767-1774

Contents:
Manor of Alciston; 1767-1774
At rear, in reverse: manor of Heighton St Clere; 1768-1770

Draft court book  SAS/G45/17/4  1775-1778

Contents:
Manor of Alciston; 1775-1777
At rear, in reverse: manor of Heighton St Clere; 1776-1778

Draft court book  SAS/G45/17/5  1778-1780

Contents:
Manor of Alciston; 1778
At rear, in reverse: manor of Heighton St Clere; 1778-1780

Draft court book  SAS/G45/17/6  1762-1767

Contents:
Manor of Maresfield

Draft court book  SAS/G45/17/7  1767-1769

Contents:
Manor of Maresfield

Draft court book  SAS/G45/17/8  1771-1776

Contents:
Manor of Maresfield

Draft court book  SAS/G45/17/9  1776

Contents:
Manor of Maresfield

Draft court book  SAS/G45/18  Sep 1604 - Sep 1607

Contents:
For the manors of Alciston, Heighton St Clere, Ranscombe, Eckington otherwise Ripe, Shovelstrode, Burstow, Maresfield, Hedgecourt, Compton Berwick, Hosiers and Ersham otherwise Hailsham

Abridgement of law reports and plea-roll entries from the time of Edward 3 to 1654  SAS/G45/19  nd [c1655]

Contents:
At front: table of contents of SAS/G45/19, 'the little book 'and 'the other book'

Valuation of the possessions of John Gage, kt, in Kent, Sussex and Buckinghamshire, late Combwell Priory in Kent  SAS/G45/20  nd [1546]

Contents:
With draft apportionment of rents as SAS/G45/21

Calculation  SAS/G45/21  nd [1546]

Contents:
Apportioning the rent reserved to the crown by the grant of the possessions of Combwell Priory in Kent [in 1542: SAS/G19/2B] and the grant, in exchange for Combwell, of the manor of Ranscombe [in 1546: SAS/G19/5A]

Accounts and papers concerning the administration of the Firle estate  SAS/G45/22  1654-1680

Contents:
From the death of Thomas Gage, bt on 2 Jul 1654 to the majority of his heir John Gage, bt, 26 Oct 1663, with papers, releases and counsels' opinions concerning the portions payable to TG's daughters and the dower of TG's widow Mary, subsequently wife of Henry Goring, bt, 1657-1680

'A sketch of Winkton farm situate in the Parishes of Alfriston and Berwick &c'  SAS/G45/23  nd [c1800]

Contents:
Estate map showing Winton Farm and Winton Hitehr and Farther Downs; distinguishes arable and pasture; table of field-names and acreages, distinguishing parts occupied by John Ade (491a 1r 16p) and James Marchant (20a 2r 28p)

'An Exact Surveigh of the Demeans of the Mannour of Alsiston in the Countye of Sussex being parte of the Possessions of the Right Worshipfull Sir Thomas Gage Knight...'; Edward Gier  SAS/G45/24  Sep 1647

Ink and colour on parchment, 21½ x 18¼

Contents:
Plain border, compass rose, scale of 1": 24 perches surmounted by a pair of dividers, and arms of Gage; names and extent of the fields and buildings in perspective
Memorandum that Pookehale (78 0r 30p) could not be included being too far distant

'A Map of Jacksons Farm lying in the parish of Allsiston in the county of Sussex Belonging to Mr William Avis'  SAS/G45/25  1758

Contents:
John Bowra
Estate-map showing a house, cottages, barns and 27a 0r 12p in dispersed strips in the common fields of Alciston; table of furlongs and acreages; gives names of neighbouring owners, roads and their directions; compass rose, scale of 10 perches: 1 inch

Unfinished map of a house, field and dispersed strips in the common fields of Berwick  SAS/G45/26  nd [c1790]

Contents:
Gives names of neighbouring owners
Formerly listed as SAS/G29/56

Number not used  SAS/G45/27  [n.d.]

Number not used  SAS/G45/28  [n.d.]

'A true plotte of Noke Woodes with certayne pastures adjoining with the contente of acres, taken in August 1620 by Thomas Smyth of Somerton [in Oxfordshire]'  SAS/G45/29  1620

ink on paper, 17"x22½"

Contents:
Shows plain land, and woods containing house and barn
Scale of 20 perches: an inch

Photograph of a painting for an organ-panel at Christ Church, Epsom, [?by] Herbert Jones  SAS/G45/31  nd [c1870]

Contents:
Signed Archer G Hunter

Description of miniatures and plate stolen from Firle Place on the night of 30 Nov 1915  SAS/G45/32  Dec 1915

Contents:
With reference to an inventory of Aug 1913; Powell & Co, Lewes

MISCELLANEOUS DEEDS  [no ref. or date]

Agreement to define manorial tenements  SAS/G46/1  4 Dec 1818

Contents:
Henry Hall [Gage], Lord Gage, lord of the manor of Alciston with John King of Blatchington House [in East Blatchington], esq, lord of the manor of Blatchington
Defines the extent of JK's tenantry down and copyhold tenements of the manor of Alciston with reference to an attached map [by William Figg]
W: George Hoper, Francis Harding Gell

Counterpart contract for conveyance for £180  SAS/G46/2  6 Jun 1537

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, kt with Thomas Devenysshe of Hellingly, esq and his son and heir William Devenysshe
The manor of Hellingly, formerly [Thomas Wolsey], granted to JG by the crown by patent of 12 Apr 1531
Reserved: lands and woods already sold by JG to Giles Fynes, esq and Thomas Pelham, yeoman

Mortgage for £2300  SAS/G46/3  11 Feb 1631


Related information: For the settlement, see SAS/G21/85

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, to William [Petre] Lord Petre
Marshland (details) in Pevensey and Hooe
According to an agreement of 3 Nov 1630; payment to be made at WP's house in Aldersgate Street, London; JG to pay £1300 if Elizabeth Petre, wife of Francis Petre the son of Thomas Petre, esq, deceased, shall die without issue before 31 Jan 1633
W: Robert Coffyn, Mele Halward, Aubrey Batherne
Cancelled

Final concord  SAS/G46/4A, B  Easter term 1695

Contents:
John Cager and William Yalden v Edward Warlidge and his wife Mary
Messuage, two barns, 140a land and 12a wood in Petworth

Committees of John Gage v William Blundell [in the court of Wards]  SAS/G46/5  19 Apr 1600

Contents:
Answer of William Blundell concerning tenure of land called Little Gibbes otherwise Fennes in Worth

Not used  SAS/G46/6  [n.d.]

Unexecuted deed of revocation of trusts and re-settlement  SAS/G46/7  [1643-1644]


Related information: For an executed version of this settlement see SAS/G21/97

Contents:
Thomas Gage of Firle, bt, with John Thetcher, Augustine Belson, Edward Smith and Thomas Rooper
The manor of Shovelstrode and Standen farm and the manor of Hedgecourt, settled (details) 15 Mar 1641

Lease for lives at £5 6s 8d  SAS/G46/8  24 Jul 1688


Related information: For a lease as SAS/G46/8, 24 Jul 1688, see SAS/G13/12

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 John Peirce the younger, Thomas Peirce and Alexander Peirce, sons of John Peirce of Firle, yeoman, and the longest liver
Attached: terrier of the tithes of Exceat
W: Robert Gorring, Roland West, Henry Slater
Endorsed: that a fourth part of a house in the cathedral close, Chichester, belonging to the prebend is not included in the lease

Counterpart conveyance for £280  SAS/G46/9  20 Feb 1672


Related information: For an assignment of mortgage-term in trust for TT, 20 Feb 1672, see SAS/G43/54

Contents:
John Gage of Firle, bt, Wiliam Eldridge of Firle, gent and Gabriel Leach of New Inn, Mx, gent, with John Finch of Worth, yeoman to Thomas Taylor of St Andrew Holborn, London, gent
1 Five pieces of land below the bay of Woodcock Hammer (16a), the forgeman's house and part of the pond-bay and the flood-gates, in Godstone
2 Woodcock House, orchard, barn and ten pieces of land (28a) in Godstone, occupied by John Stephens
3 Piece of land adjoining the hammer-pond sometimes flowed with water recites: order of chancery in Gage v Finch, Thorpe and Thorpe, 15 Jan 1672
W: William Killingworth, John Pinchbeck, Jo Maude; Francis Coffyn, John ?Jaramer, John ?Tele

Unexecuted settlement (lease and release) and counterparts  SAS/G46/10-13  31 Jul 1717

Contents:
William Gage of Firle, bt, to Henry [Roper] Lord Teynham and Neville Ridley of Soho in St Ann Westminster, esq, in trust
Manors and land in Sussex and Surrey (details)
For WG and his heirs in tail male, with successive remainders to Thomas Gage of High Meadow in Gloucestershire, esq, his brother Joseph Edward Gage, remainder to WG's right heirs

Notes of the Revd Walter Budgen for listing SAS/G46 and other documents  SAS/G46/14  nd [c1932]

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