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Reference DD\DP
Held by Somerset Archive and Record Service
Extent 265 boxes
Source of acquisition H/290
C/1310
C/1358
C/2331
C/2843
C/3161
S/102
S/1453
G/3195
G/1418
C/1062
G/509
G/981
G/994
G/1445
G/1479
Creators Dodson and Pulman of Taunton, solicitors
Arrangement The contents of boxes 1 - 94 have been re-boxed & now occupy 149 boxes. The reference numbers have not been changed to reflect this.
Note Contents of boxes 171 - 174 transferred to other Record Offices.

Contents:
A very large collection of material deposited by a form of Taunton bared solicitors. The records are those of their clients rather than of the form itself and consist mainly of deed material with some personal papers, maps, surveys and other estate administration documents



Box 1: West Sedgmoor Inclosure  DD\DP/1  [n.d.]

Minute book  DD\DP/1/1  1816-27

1 vol

Contents:
Orders and Proceeding of Commissioners.
[Acts of 1801 and 1816 bound in at end].

Letter-book  DD\DP/1/2  1814-23

1 vol

Contents:
(Copies of outletters) of Robt. Beadon of Taunton [appointed one of the 2 clerks to the Commissioners, 1816].

Account book  DD\DP/1/3  1816-22; 1816-17

1 vol

Contents:
(Endorsed "Rob. Beadon") [At end reversed:Evidence and statements concerning claims and rights]

"West Sedgmoor.  DD\DP/1/4  c. 1817

1 doc

Contents:
Instructions for Award - Northern side"

"West Sedgmoor.  DD\DP/1/5  c. 1817

1 doc

Contents:
Instructions for drawing the Award of the Division of the southern side of the Moor."

Abstract of claims.  DD\DP/1/6  1816

1 vol

Contents:
(Arranged alphabetically by claimants under heads of Curry Rivel, Fivehead, Drayton, Swell, Curry Mallett, Beer Crowcombe, Hatch Beauchamp, Broadway, Aller).

"A Plan of West Sedgemoor public roads and private droveways".  DD\DP/1/7  c. 1817

1 doc

"The Exchange Plan 1822".  DD\DP/1/8  1822

1 doc

Draft Award (4 sections)  DD\DP/1/9  1822-1827

2 docs

Contents:
Draft supplemental Award

Notes of evidence, observations, memoranda, forms etc.  DD\DP/1/10  1813-19

1 bdle

Contents:
Concerning rights of common on the Moor, wall-work, etc.

Requests, petitions and memoranda  DD\DP/1/11  1816-17 & n.d

1 bdle

Contents:
Concerning the allotment of land, roads, drainage etc.

Requests for sub-division: Parishes etc. to Commissioners.  DD\DP/1/12  1818-20

1 bdle

Draft case papers for Serjt. Lens's opinion  DD\DP/1/13  n.d. c.1817-18

1 bdle

Contents:
Prepared by Beadon and Son, Taunton, for the Commissioners - re allotments, rates etc. made

Documents concerning case for opinion re commissioners assessment of rates etc.  DD\DP/1/14  1819

1 bdle

Schedules of Wallwork rates  DD\DP/1/15  n.d. watermarked 1813, but prob. c. 1819

1 bdle

Contents:
(Incl. a copy of one of 1692)

Notices and memoranda on the allotment and appotionmt. of the roads  DD\DP/1/16  1820-22

1 bdle

Notices and contracts for sale of lots by Commissioners.  DD\DP/1/17  1817

1 bdle

Contracts for sales of various lots, with an account of the consideration monies received.  DD\DP/1/18  1817-18

1 bdle

Contracts and tenders for setting up gates, building bridges and cutting drains.  DD\DP/1/19  1817-18

1 bdle

Solicitors', surveyors' etc. accounts and vouchers  DD\DP/1/20  1817-22

1 bdle

Accounts and vouchers concerning ditch-digging etc.  DD\DP/1/21  1819-22

1 bdle

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/1/22  1813-22

1 bdle

Contents:
Account of fees on application for Incl. Bill, contracts for sale, various accounts etc.

Corres. and memora. of Messrs. Beadon, Taunton, re errors in the Award  DD\DP/1/23  n.d. 1823-27

1 bdle

Box 2: West Sedgemoor Inclosure Award  DD\DP/2  [n.d.]

Inclosure Act  DD\DP/2/1  1816

2 docs

Abstracts of Claims  DD\DP/2/2  c.1816-17

4 docs

Contents:
Give claimant, lords of the fee, names of tenements, situation, occupiers, no. of feet of wall-work and whether allowed.

Completed claim forms for rights of common on the Moor.  DD\DP/2/3  1816-17

1 bdle

Notices and newspapers containing advertisements concerning sale of lots etc.  DD\DP/2/4  1816-18

1 bdle

Contracts for sale by the Commissioners of various lots.  DD\DP/2/5  1816-18

1 bdle

Notices of apportionment of roads  DD\DP/2/6  1820-21

1 bdle

Correspondence of the Commissioners, Surveyor etc.  DD\DP/2/7  1820-23

1 bdle

Correspondence of the Commissioners, Surveyor etc.  DD\DP/2/8  1829-34

1 bdle

Contents:
Re the validity of the Award.

Evidence respecting rights of common and wall-work  DD\DP/2/9  c.1816

1 doc

North Curry, Stoke St Gregory and West Hatch Enclosure  DD\DP/2/10  1797

1 vol

Contents:
Abstract of claim in alphabetical order

Kingsbury (amended to Westmoor) Enclosure Bill  DD\DP/2/11  1828-1830

3 docs

Contents:
Enclosure Acts for Kempburry Episcopi and Forest

Box 3: Miscellaneous  DD\DP/3  [n.d.]

Leases by the Portman family in the Manor of Staple Fitzpaine  DD\DP/3/1  1749-1810

1 bdle

Contents:
Including a roofless messuage and 13 ac. to Thomas Wright of Wiveliscombe, gent. (1749), Staple Inn and lands of Linkfords Tenement (1756) and closes, one in front of the almshouse (1768) both to Francis Wright, with assignment of mortgage by Leonard Trump to Thomas Wright of closes in Staple Fitzpaine (1751). Assignment of houses and plot in Bath by Susanna Brown, sp., to Richard Dickson Skrine of Bathford (1768). Lease of Burland and 12½ ac. in Staplegrove by Mary Hiscock of West Monkton, wid., to Robert Hill (1810).

North Curry deeds and Teases  DD\DP/3/2  1750-1798

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl.mortgages by Wm., (s. of Wm. and Eliz.) Smith of Lillesdon, North Curry, timber merchant, and wife Mary, of messuage and 12½ac. in Lillesdon manor, to Rich.Adams of Taunton St.Mary, merchant tailor (1755), and Wm.Hurston of Wrantage, North Curry, yeo. (1759), with will of John Hurston, dat. 1764, pr. 1766; lease of messuage and 15 ac. in North Curry manor by Denys Rolle to Rich.Coggan, cooper (1761).

Marriage Settlement  DD\DP/3/3  1785-1833

2 docs

Contents:
Of mark Dight of Dinnington, yeo., and Ann Towning of Fivehead, sp., niece of Roger Thomas of Hammersmith, Middx., gent., (1785), with bond (1805); Taunton Improvement Act (1833).

Misc.deeds of Devon property  DD\DP/3/4  1708-90

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. mortgages by John Cory of Cory, West Putford, and his brother Hugh of Sutcombe of capital messuage of Cory, Cory Mills, Sessacott and Cory Moors in West Putford to Alex.Mabyn (1708) and Nich.Cholwill (1724); mortgage (1721) and quitclaim (1723) by John Gifford of Great Torrington to James Awse of same, gents., of manors, messuages and lands called Broadwood Loreham, Broadwood Bickenholt, Purrys, Moons, Rows, Smalamarsh, Yeo Gate. Yeo, Luckhams Underwood, Bartridge Knapp, Kings Willand, Green, Westlakes, Hurst, Stowford and Wootten, all in High Bickington and Atherington; lease by Jas.Awse to Mary Jeans, wid., of 2 houses in High Bickington except new highway across meadow and ground on which Brightly Bridge stood (1746); assignment of lease of Bartridge, Bartridge Moor and part of Yeo als. Kings in Atherington by Wm. and Eliz.Hill of South Molton to Wm.Melhuish of Salterleigh (1748); assignt. of mortg. of Hemiock in Atherington by John Baker of Barnstaple to Wm.Melhuish (1771); deeds of Higher Dean als.Deanhead and Moketon als.Moggaton in Swimbridge (also re Blowden als.Bladon Hill in Chittlehampton and Nympton Meeth als.Cawseys Tenement with Meeth Mills and Vens House in Kings Nympton, bought by Wm.Melhuish of Salterleigh as executor of Rob.Awse of Horwood House, Frithelstock, whose sole heir was William's wife, Mary (1765-66), leases in Frithelstock manor by Mary Melhuish of Salterleyn, wid., incl.messuage called Palmers in Stretchcott, Frithelstock, and to grind at East Mills als.Domats Mills, to Wm.Phillips of Frithelstock, carpenter (1783), of messuage on N.side of Newstreet, Great Torrington, to Hen. Bridgway Jun., mason (1787), of 3 houses near Bullring adj. Great Torrington churchyard, to Andrew Caddy of Great Torrington, surgeon (1790).

Deeds of the sites of two adjoining houses on N. side of Perrywinkle Street, Hilverton, evidently demolished between 1763 and 1801  DD\DP/3/5  1666-1801

1 bdle

Contents:
The first was leased in 1666 by John Lancaster of Milverton, gent., to Wm. Warre of Wiveliscombe, joiner (his inventory dat.1677), assigned by his widow Grace to their son Richard Warre of Milverton, tobacconist (1692), who took a 5,000 year lease from Lancaster's dau.Mary, wife of Wm.Rose of Corfe Castle, Dorset(1694); admon. Rich.Warre of Milverton (1708), granted to his brother Isaac Warre of Milverton, tobacconist and sister Priscilla Beere of Bridgwater. Priscilla assigned her moiety to Isaac (1709) who mortgaged the house (1709) as did his son, Isaac (1716, 1719). It passed to the last mortgagee John Hunt of Milverton, mercer, who also mortgaged it (1740) and then assigned it to Samuel Hunt of Milverton, tobacconist (1745) and thence to John Lockyer, sergemaker (1757. The second house was brought by Henry Spurway jun. of Fitzhead from John Hall of Stogumber, innholder (s. of George, hellier) in 1758 (deed includes presentment at court held at white Horse, Milverton in 1763, re. ownership of wall), who also purchased the first house in 1763. Both properties were settled by Henry's son, John Blake Spurway, on his sister Charlotte, wife of Robert Pearse of Milverton, mercer and draper (1801).

Bampton (Devon)tithe apportionment  DD\DP/3/6  1655-1843

2 docs

Contents:
Printed (1843); copy will of Jasper Chaplin of Taunton, dat.1655.

Solicitor's correspondence  DD\DP/3/7  1893-1900

1 bdle

Contents:
Re Pulman family of Wellington (1893-96); draft deeds and abstracts of title re purchase of Lears and Court Moor Farm, Churchstanton, and part of Chalhanger in Otterford, by Hen.Hulme of Clayhidon from John Alfred Taylor (1898-1900).

Correspondence and papers of Francis Murray Newton  DD\DP/3/8  1883-1896

1 bdle

Contents:
As proprietor of Newton Electrical Engineering Works, Taunton, mainly actions against his Scottish agents and others, incl.draft lease of former gymnasium in Bridge Street, Taunton, used by Newton as his electrical works until 1893 and then assigned to John Gay Price, merchant (1893).

Draft will of Anne Maria Butler of Taunton, widow (1890, died 1896)  DD\DP/3/9  1890-1896

1 bdle

Contents:
With associated probate and legacy papers, draft mortgage by E.J. White, confectioner, to Wm. Barrett Butler (son of A.M.B.) of Taunton, actuary, and J.T. Crocker of nos.61 and 61a High St., and 5 cottages behind, abutting N. on Crown Tavern (1896).

Trull papers  DD\DP/3/10  1889-1899

1 bdle

Contents:
Conveyance of Trull [or Wild Oak] Two Acres, Trull by Tom Rathboune to E.T.Alms, incl. sale particulars and abstract of title [1866-90].

Papers and draft lease of Southwell Lodge, Pitminster, by Hen.Guy Thornton of Southfield, Taunton, to Chas Blake Winchester of Taunton.  DD\DP/3/11  1900

1 bdle

Taunton deeds  DD\DP/3/12  1851-96

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers re 7 dwelling houses in no.4 Court, Canon St., formerly two cottages in tithing of Canon St., with grants out of lockage, incl.former Painters Arms inn on E.side of Canon St. (1884), draft will of Eliz.Hughes of Taunton, wid., dat.1893, died 1896, copy will Charlotte Rositer of Haydon, nr.Taunton, wid., dat.1851; schedule of deeds of house in King St., Taunton [1827-94], draft conveyance to Wm.Hawker, with plan (1894).

Biddulph and Badcock families  DD\DP/3/13  1857-88

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers and correspondence re marriage settlement of Thos. Tregenna Biddulph and Bella M. Badcock, and Biddulph family of Taunton and New South Wales, including Eerie property, Shoalhaven, N.S.W.; papers and abstract of title to 2 cottages at Bampton, Devon [1844-73] (1877); account book (1857-74); extr. of will of Hen.Badcock of Wheatleigh Lodge, Taunton, dat.1877 pr.1888; legacy papers.

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/3/14  1846-89

1 bdle

Contents:
Sale partic. of Morebath (Devon), tithe rent charges (1846), extracts from tithe apportionment (n.d.); sale poster of Lower Bowbierhill and Crockfords in Bampton, Devon (1899); rules for Taunton Town Charity pensioners (n.d. w/m 1889); prospectus for Western Counties Church of England School (1848).

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/3/15  1898-99

1 bdle

Contents:
Draft mortgages to Selina Clatworthy of West Bagborough, wife of Robert, yeoman, on insurance policies (1898-99); correspondence with Geo. Saunders of Taunton, stockbroker, re purchase of house at Bishops Lydeard (1899).

Box 4: Solicitors' day books.  DD\DP/4  [n.d.]

Solution day book  DD\DP/4/1  1836-1842

1 vol

Solution day book  DD\DP/4/2  1839-1842

1 vol

Solution day book  DD\DP/4/3  1843-1844

1 vol

Solution day book  DD\DP/4/4  1843-1848

1 vol

Solution day book  DD\DP/4/5  1844-1845

1 vol

Solution day book  DD\DP/4/6  1846-1848

1 vol

Solution day book  DD\DP/4/7  1848-1850

1 vol

Solution day book  DD\DP/4/8  c 1845

1 vol

Contents:
Badly damaged by damp, dates eligible

Box 5: Miscellaneous  DD\DP/5  [n.d.]

Somerset deeds  DD\DP/5/1  1837-49

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. unrelated leases and agreements to lease, incl.no.4 Bentinck Place, Portland Town, Middx., by John Bluett of St.John's Wood, Middx., surgeon, to Eliz. and Maria Bluett of Taunton (1847); messuage nr.Henleys Barn, Bishops Hull, by Betsy Lewis, wid. to Wm.Frank Elliott (1844); house and closes, Bishops Hull, by Mary Ann Franklin, wid., to Hewett John Wheatley (1843-4); closes in Creech St.Michael, Rev.R.B. Bradley, perp.curate of Cothelstone, and A.G. Lethbridge to Jas.Bull and Thos.Davidge of North Curry (1849); close in West Hatch (tithe no. 107) by Hen.Powell Collins of Hatch Beauchamp to Wm.Mason (c. 1843); closes called Shutlands in Halse, by Rev.Aaron Foster, vicar and churchwardens of Kingston St.Mary, to Rich. Brown of Halse and Wm.West lake of Wiveliscombe (1840); Five Dials public house, Ilminster, and closes by Eliz.Humphreys wid. and Henry her son, limeburner, of Hatch Beauchamp to Jas.King of same, publican, and Thos.Howell of Wilton (1841); Kilve Farm and Hilham Downs of 243½ac. in Kilve, by John Hankey Sweeting of Jersey, esq.to Wm. and Daniel Dibble of Brompton Ralph (1837) altered to lease of Parkhouse als.Poorhouse Farm, Kilve, of 119ac. with right of landing coal on shore, by Sweeting receiver, to John, Wm. and John, jun. Langdon (1844); Whitefields Closes, Kingston St.Mary, by churchwardens to Rich.Norris Greenslade of Tarr, Kingston (1840); closes in Kingston St.Mary by Sir S.R.Chapman of Tainfield House, Kingston, same to Wm.Coles of Parsonage Farm, Kingston (1841); closes in Kingston, same to Jas. Tazewell of Kingston (1841); Westhay Cottage and closes, Kingston St.Mary, by Thos.Cogan of Westhay, tanner, to Rev.Hen.Malpas of Taunton St.James (1842); Suttons tenement, Kittisford, by Rev.R.B.Bradley, perp.curate of Ash Priors and A.G.Lethbridge to Thos.Cape of Cothay, Kittisford (1847); Stapley Silk Factory, 3 cottages, with schedule of machinery, Churchstanton, form.Devon now Som., by John Lloyd of Dinas, Brecon, to Sam. Lawton of Churchstanton, silk throwster (1844); Chargot Lodge, Luxborough, by Sir T.B.Lethbridge to John Vibart of East India Co. (1842); closes in West Monkton by Eliz. Woodberry Southey, wid., to Jas.Cornish, with plan enclosed (n.d.) of Mrs. Southey's lands for Bristol and Exeter Railway (1843); Gotten Farm, West Monkton, by Wm.Beadon to Jas. Radford (1846); Musgraves Farm, West Monkton, by J.A.Kinglake to Chas.Daw (1849); West Monkton glebe lands of 35ac. by Rev.W.C.Kinglake to Chas.Daw (1849); farms called Hyde, pt. of Rexhill and Knights with Broomhay Meadow, West Monkton, by Rev. Francis Warre to Charles Daw (1849); sporting over Old Cleeve manor by John Halliday to Edward Turner (1844); closes of marshland in Otterhampton, with sale bill, by John Skinner of Pound Farm, Bishops Lydeard, to Thomas Cavill and John Legg (1846); Cornish Farm, Pitminster, by John Bluett to John Corpe of Lambrook Farm, West Monkton (1841); Duddlestone Farm and Spillers in Pitminster and Corfe by same to William Gapper of Pitminster and his father, William Gapper of Winsham (1847); barns and 110 ac. land and cottages in Pitminster by John Billett to Richard Valentine (1847); Cornish Farm, Pitminster, by John Bluett to Stephen Tazewell jun. of Westonzoyland (1848); limekiln and land, Staple Fitzpaine, by John Dare to Job Channing of Thurlbear (1846); Parsonage and closes, Over Stowey, by William Govett to George and James Hunt (1843); shop in Fore Street, Taunton, late George Hare, by John Dummett to Daniel and Robert Hearne, linendrapers (1840); shop on corner of Fore and Hammet Streets, Taunton, by John Bluett to Charles Baker of West Buckland and Robert Gibbs of West Bagborough, silkmercers and drapers (1840); no. 12 Hammet Street, Taunton, by same to said Chas.Baker (1840); house in Mary St., Taunton, by Badcock.bankers, and Edward Beadon to Dr.Stephen Macmullen (1843); Priorswood Farm, Taunton St.James, by Ann Innes Halliday of Bath, wid., to John Burge (1845); no.6 The Crescent, Taunton, by Rev.John Badcock of Seaton, Devon, to John Corner, Professor of music (1845); no. 11 Hammet St., Taunton, by John Bluett to Rob.Beadon, Edward Beadon and Hen. Sweet, partners (1847); shop in East St., Taunton, late of Amelia Fowler, by Rob.Beadon to Chas.Goodman, cordwainer (1847); house in North St., Taunton, late occ.Fred.Richmond, by John Clarke, saddler, to John Chris.Easton, grocer (1847); houses and warerooms in High St., Taunton, by beneficiaries of John Poole, incl. W.C.Ball, professor of music, to Chas.Cox Corfield, architect (1847); house in North Town, Taunton, by Edw.Brise, currier, to Steph. Hemmings, stonemason (1848); Okehills, Taunton St.James, by Rob.Beadon to - Davis (1848); Hazelwood Farm, Taunton St.Mary, by Abraham Beviss Bond and Thos.Bond of North Petherton to Chas.Harman of Henlade, Ruishton (1848); tolls of Taunton Market by trustees to Rich., John and Hen. Turle, grocers (1848); Cockpit and late Hallidays, Taunton St. James, by Eliz. Compton of Enfield, Middx., wid., to John Burge (1849); pt. of Yarde, Taunton St.James, by Badcock.bankers, to Jas.Priscott of Staplegrove (1849); tolls of Taunton Butchers Market by trustees to Jas.Parsons of Bridgwater (1849); Netherday Farm, Thurlbear, by Rev.John Badcock to Rob.Troake (1842), and another (1849) to Rich.Burrough; Southwell Lodge, Pitminster, by Alice Southwell of Bell Cottage, Pitminster, to Lt.Col.Jas Charter of Budleigh Salterton, formerly of Norton Fitzwarren (1840); grass on Batts estate, Trull, by Wm.Geo.Duncan of Great Houghton, Northants., to Wm.Pattison of Taunton, innkeeper (1843); Batts House, Trull, by same to Mary Anne and Philippa Anne Passmore of Bishops Hull, sps. (1844); Comeytrowe House, Trull, by Rich.A.Woodward of Corfe to John Hammet Beadon of Taunton (1846); Longforth and Troaks farms, Wellington, and closes in West Buckland by Rev.Wm.Prockter Thomas to John Harcombe Cuff (1848); Barn, barton, etc. pt. of Pynes, Wembdon, by Sir Wm.Oglander of Parnham, Dorset. to Wm.Horsman (1846), and of another part to John Hook (1846); house and lands, Wilton, by Wm.Geo.Duncan of Newport Pagnell, Bucks., to Sam.Gridley (1840), same as of Houghton House, Northants., to same of Pykes tenement in Wilton with closes in Trull (1844); house in building at Haines Hill, Wilton, by Thos.and John Martyn Fisher of Taunton, iron mongers, to Hen.Sweet (1845); leases by John Ashley Warre of Ramsgate, Kent, of farms in Bradford-on-Tone; Middle Stoford to Eliz.England, wid., and Rob.England of Bishops Lydeard (1847), Higher Stoford and pt.Middle Stoford to Thos.Rendell, butcher (1845), pt.Middle Stoford to Wm.England (1845), Lower Stoford to Hannah Dinham, wid. (1845); closes part of Three Bridges Farm, Bradford, by Wm.England and J.A.Warre to Betty Petten (1845); Blackerton and Chiddicombe tenements, East Anstey, Dev., by Mary Ann Franklin of Taunton, wid., to Wm.Hill (1843); leases by Hen.Badcock of Taunton, banker, of Combe Head house and closes, Bampton, Devon, to John Stokes of Portman Sq., Middx. (1841) and to Richard Hodgson of Russell Sq., Middx. (1843); Snail Cot tenement, Bampton, Devon, by same to Wm.Hodge; cottage in High St., Bampton, by same to Martha L.Froude (1847); house called Timewells, another house and three cottages, Burlescombe, Devon, by Rich.Wm.Atton of Taunton, linendraper, to Rich.Taylor (1843); Trickey Warren farm of 555ac., Churchstanton, by Frances Southwood of Burnworthy, Churchstanton, wid. of Sam., to Jas.Hartnell of Clayhidon, Devon, (1840); Lowlands house, Wilton, by Rich.Carver, architect, to - Ainslie, wid. (1849).

Huish's Charity  DD\DP/5/2  1826-31

1 bdle

Contents:
Correspondence concerning Richard Huish's Charity, Taunton, including letters and certificates of baptism and residence of Huish Exhibitioners at Oxford, receipts and details of the Charity properties in London.

Huish's Charity  DD\DP/5/3  1873-1875

1 bdle

Contents:
As last, mainly concerned with new Scheme for Almshouses, the building of Huish's School for Girls [never accomplished], regulations and examinations for candidates for Huish Exhibitions, incl. long letter from Rev. Wm. Tudewell, headmaster of Taunton College School (1875).

Box 6: Miscellaneous including Brickdale family papers.  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous probate material  DD\DP/6/1  1743-1854

3 docs

Contents:
Will of Rob.Batson of Chard, sergemaker, dat.1740, prov.1743; admon. of Mary Laver of West Monkton, wid. (gr. to nephew Jas. Hole), 1854; admon. of John Morgan of West Monkton (granted to his widow Eliz.), 1853.

Devon material  DD\DP/6/2  1771-1819

1 bdle

Contents:
Lease of Spurway farm and adj.messuage called Notts, Oakford, Devon, by Rev. John Spurway of Pilton, Dev., to John Brickdale of Court Cott, Stoodleigh, Dev., esq. (1814) with correspondence following bankruptcy (1819); survey and valuation of manors of East and West Stoodleigh, Dev., with names of tenants, estates, acreages, lives, ages, etc. (3 copies) (1771).

Alderman Stevens' Charity  DD\DP/6/3  1780-1814

1 bdle

Contents:
Including copy will of Thomas Stevens, Alderman of Bristol, dat. 1679; correspondence and notes from charity accounts and minutes, directed to Matthew Brickdale, MP, one of feoffees (1780-1787), including list of 38 applicants as almswomen, with ages, names of former husbands and occupations etc. (1783). [and see 7/17 below]. List of Mayors and Sheriffs of Bristol [1750-1814] with some dates of death added (1814).

Brickdale papers  DD\DP/6/4  1819-1821

1 bdle

Contents:
Correspondence concerning bankruptcy of Matthew and John Brickdale (father and son), partners in Taunton Bank, mainly betw. Robert Beadon, solicitor and John Brickdale; sale poster for lands in Kittisford (1821); notice for opening of Taunton College School by Rev. Mr. Barker of 3 The Crescent, Taunton (1819).

Brickdale papers  DD\DP/6/5  1820

1 bdle

Contents:
Affidavits (in Brickdale bankruptcy) of Jas.Turle, victualler and Sheriff's Officer, David White, auctioneer, Wm.White, joiner, Robert Beadon, solicitor, James Slocombe, schoolmaster, Lewis and Ann Modley, lab., Rob. Jesse, solicitor, John Bluett, grocer, Jas.Penny, gent., all of Taunton, John Ivie of Bishops Hull, gent., Geo. Nuttall of West Monkton, yeo.

Brickdale papers  DD\DP/6/6  1820-1827

1 bdle

Contents:
Correspondence and papers re Brickdale's bankruptcy, incl. letters of William Kinglake of Taunton.

Brickdale correspondence  DD\DP/6/7  1819

1 bdle

Contents:
Mainly from John Brickdale and R.B. Ward of Bristol.

Brickdale correspondence  DD\DP/6/8  1820

1 bdle

Contents:
Mainly from John Brickdale and J. Fortescue Brickdale.

Brickdale correspondence  DD\DP/6/9  1819-1837

1 bdle

Contents:
Correspondence re St.Stephen's Tontine Warehouses, Bristol in which the Brickdales held shares, with ease for counsel's opinion (1819).

Draft bills of solicitors' costs  DD\DP/6/10  1819-1821

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Contents:
Beadon for John Inglett Fortescue, Receiver General for Devon (and creditor for over £8,000).

Misc. correspondence re Brickdale's bankruptcy.  DD\DP/6/11  1820-1822

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Brickdale banking papers  DD\DP/6/12  1816, 1820

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Contents:
Affidavits of creditors of Brickdale's bank, mainly enclosing banknotes: Rev. Rich. Bere of Morebat, Devon: Nathaniel Vye Lee of Ilfracombe, banker; Fred. Otto of London, tailor: Chas. Leigh of Barnstaple. gent.: Geo. Harris of Barnstaple. Devon. linendraper; John Wickham of Batcombe. esq., Rich. Brickdale Ward of Bristol. gent.: John Bower Clift of Bristol, linen merchant; Rev. Geo. Brickdale Crossman of Withycombe Raleigh, Devon; Rev. Rich. Formby, late of West Monkton. of Formby Hall, Lanc.: Mrs. E. T. Warre: Thos. Lakin Hawkes of Birmingham, Werw., saddler's ironmonger: Jas.Marsh of Barnstaple, spirit merchant; Nich. Gould of South Molton. Dev., gent.: Rich. Johnson of Birmingham. Warw., baker: Edw. Thomas of Pilton, Devon, maltster (1820): pr.circular re interest to be paid to depositors by Taunton Old Bank (1816).

Brickdale creditors  DD\DP/6/13  1813-1815

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Contents:
Bundles of banknotes held by creditors: Bury & Co., Savary & Co.; Mr. Cooke: Mr. Marklore: Gec.Harris T.E. Clarke.

Correspondence, mainly with John Brickdale.  DD\DP/6/14  1810, 1817-20

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Correspondence, mainly re debts of John Gale of Angersleigh.  DD\DP/6/15  1814-1821

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Misc. bankruptcy correspondence.  DD\DP/6/16  1815, 1823-1825

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Correspondence, with Osborne and Ward. Bristol.  DD\DP/6/17  1824, 1827

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Correspondence, mainly from John Brickdale and J.F. Brickdale.  DD\DP/6/18  1822-26

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Legal papers  DD\DP/6/19  1820

7 docs

Contents:
Draft affidavits of John Bluett, grocer, James Penny, gent., John Brickdale (at Osborne's Hotel. The Adelphi, Middx.), Matthew Brickdale (at Bristol), Robert Beadon, all of Taunton, Wm. Stephens of Vernlam Bldgs., Grays Inn, ?Som. gent.: Geo. Nuttall of West Monkton, yeo.

Bills of solicitors' costs of creditors of Brickdales' bankruptcy, including schedule of deeds (mainly of annuities).  DD\DP/6/20  1816-1851

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Misc. Correspondence re. Brickdales' bankruptcy.  DD\DP/6/21  1820

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Sale posters  DD\DP/6/22  1823, 1852

2 docs

Contents:
Court House and estate, West Monkton (1823), and a share in St. Stephen's Tontine Warehouses, Bristol (1852).

Misc. Brickdale correspondence (1820, 1833): order in case of Thos. Pounsbery of Taunton St. James. gent. v.Matthew and John Brickdale (1820).  DD\DP/6/23  1820, 1833

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Papers in Chancery suit by Jas Penny v. Wm. Eleazer Pickwick and others.  DD\DP/6/24  1832, 1851-2

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Contents:
Concerning Camerton Coalworks and two shares in same held by Matthew Brickdale, incl. affidavits of Horatio Davis of Mount Beacon House, Bath: Robert and Edwards Beacon of Taunton, gents., John Wm. Bennett of Axbridge, gent., letter of 1832.

Correspondence re Brickdale estate.  DD\DP/6/25  1844-1851

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Misc. draft and copy deeds of Brickdale estate  DD\DP/6/26  1820-1853

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Contents:
Incl. assignment to John Honniball of Nynehead. yeo., of orchard in West Monkton (1853); conveyance by Commissioners to assignees of [Court House] estate, West Monkton, Hope estate and 90 negroes at St. Andrew on Isle of St. Vincent, 2 messuages at Knowle, Bedminster, Serjeants copyhold estate at West Harptree (1827) assignment of 2 shares in Camerton Coalworks (1853) with abstract of title [1781-1851]; assignment of share in St. Stephen's Tontine Warehouses, Bristol (1851). with abstract of title [1785-1851]: assignment of deeds poll on Minehead Turnpike roads to Caroline Louisa Poole of Bristol, sp. (1822); certificate of John Brickdale's bankruptcy (1820); examination of Rob.Wm. Carpenter secretary of Camerton Coal Co. (1851); affidavits of Chas. Bluett, wine merchant, Jas. Penny, gent., Rob. Beadon and Edwards Beadon, solicitors, all of Taunton (1853).

2 copies of Bristol Times. 21 Feb. 1852.  DD\DP/6/27  1852

2 docs

Box 7: Brickdale family papers.  [no ref. or date]

Brickdale papers  DD\DP/7/1  1813-1823

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Contents:
Valuation of West Harptree parsonage (1813): affidavits of Thos. Paul, Geo. Nuttall of West Monkton. Edwards Beadon of Taunton (1820); lists of creditors: draft certificate for discharge from bankruptcy (1820); correspondence (1820).

Misc. Brickdale legal drafts  DD\DP/7/2  1810-1820

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Contents:
Incl. brief in case by Brickdales against carriers from Taunton to London for loss of parcel of £2,000 in bills of exchange (1819); petitions of Thos. Pounsbery of Taunton St. James. gent., and his widow, Harriet (1820); affidavits of John Brickdale of Osbornes Hotel. The Adelphi. Middx., and Rob. Beadon of Taunton, solicitor (1820); copy mortgage of Hampstead and Retreat estates and slaves, Jamaica. by Rob.McGhie of Upcott House, Bishops Hull, esq., to John Brickdale of Stoodleigh, Dev. esq. (1810).

Misc. Brickdale copies and drafts  DD\DP/7/3  1815-1820

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Contents:
Incl. agreement and mortgage with John. Lord Rolle, of Court House estate. Quantock Farm. Hurfords tenements in Monkton St., 4 tenements in churchyard. Hagleys House, blacksmith's shop, 2 tenements in Catapit. cottages. etc., in Westmonkton (1815) sale particulars of same with woodball House. West Monkton (1820).

Papers re St. Stephen's Tontine Warehouses. Bristol  DD\DP/7/4  1851-1852

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Contents:
Disposal of share held by Matthew Brickdale, sale Doster, sale notice. etc.

Misc. Brickdale documents.  DD\DP/7/5  1750-1855

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Contents:
Incl. correspondence of Abel Jenkins of Taunton re purchase of Court House estate, West Monkton, by Matthew Brickdale from Sir Gilbert Elliot. Bt. (1775-6); Monkton Stable book, re oats, straw, barley, bricks (1776-79); vouchers (1777); particular of Quantock Farm and sale particulars of Court House estate (1820); schedule of Brickdale deeds incl. annuities from plantations on Isle of Nevis and Jamaica [1774-1827]; abstract of deeds of Old Bank, Taunton, conveyed to Wm.Esdaile (1819); petitions of Edw. Strickland of Trull, esq., re bankruptcy (1819); account of land belonging to The Spittle almshouses [St. Margaret's], West Monkton (1750); solicitors'bills (1820-51); draft bankruptcy minutes (1853); notes of Brickdale creditors (c.1820).

Copy and draft affidavits in Brickdale bankruptcy (as DD\DP/6/5, 6/19, above) with that of Matthew Brickdale of Bristol (1820).  DD\DP/7/6  1820

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Correspondence  DD\DP/7/7  1815-1816

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Contents:
Mainly with London bankers, at the time that the Taunton Old Bank defaulted.

Banking correspondence re bankruptcy.  DD\DP/7/8  1778, 1816-1817

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Papers of Matthew Brickdale concerning Quantock and Overton farms, West Monkton.  DD\DP/7/9  1776-1783

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Contents:
Including accounts and vouchers for work by Henry Paul. Detailed bill for shipping coal from Swansea to Bridgwater (1776)

Misc. papers of Matthew Brickdale relating to West Monkton parish matters  DD\DP/7/10  1778-1783

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Contents:
Incl. letter from his bro-in-law, Francis Ward of Bristol, as to legal means to prevent fives playing against church tower (1779): settlement examinations and papers re John Payne, carpenter (1778). Mary Challis, Wm. Rossiter (worked at Bathpool Mills) of Taunton St. James (1783); bastardy papers re child of Mary Lane by Lot Parker als. Lovelesa (1783); proposals for taking apprentices by rotation, with letters, incl. from H.W.Sanford of Walford, West Monkton. sample agreement from St. Cuthbert's Out-parish, Wells and list of estates (1778-9); proposals for maintaining poor (1778): diversion of roads in West Monkton, with plans (1783-86); squable between T.Jeane and Stephen Raul over gutter (1779-80); window tax documents, Matthew Brickdale (1780-81).

Papers and correspondence  DD\DP/7/11  1820-1822, 1852

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Contents:
Re sale of deeds poll in Minehead. Somerton and Honiton turnoikes, held as security by Charlotte and Caroline Louisa Poole. formerly of Bath, then of Bristol, for loan to Matthew Brickdale. with sale poster and bankruptcy nearing papers (1820-22); draft particulars for sale of Court House estate. West Monkton (n.d. c.1820); advert, for sale of share in St. Stechen's Tontine Warehouses, Bristol (1852).

Further Correspondence  DD\DP/7/12  1785, 1822

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Contents:
Re sale of turnpike deeds poll (as DD\DP/7/11) (1822); pr.copy of conveyance by trustees under St. Stephen's Act to Isaac Elton and Hen. Hobhouse, re tontine warehouses in Bristol (1785).

Court House, West Monkton  DD\DP/7/13  1780-86

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Contents:
Letters and detailed plans by Geo. Stellart of London for plant hothouse at Court House, West Monkton (1786); directions re gutters and drains there and inventory of tools by Samuel Heal, Bridgwater, with letter (1780, 1782).

Papers and correspondence  DD\DP/7/14  1776-1783

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Contents:
Re purchases by Matthew Brickdale from C.W.Bampfylde of Hestercombe and Thos.Paul. of Overton Farm and Oddenhill. West Monkton (1782-3): notice to give up Quantock Farm by Hen.Paul (1776); papers re inns in West Monkton. incl. letter of Rev.G.Crossman re suppression of New Inn, Bathpool (n.d.). testimonial for Isaac Conybeer to keep alehouse at West Monkton (1780), licence for John Floyd at Green Dragon, Thurloxton (1782).

Correspondence of Matthew Brickdale  DD\DP/7/15  1775-1786

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Contents:
Re purchases of lands in West Monkton from Sir Gilbert Elliot and James Hubbald of London, incl.letters from H.W.Sanford of Walford and Abel Jenkins of London (?Brickdale's solicitor); particular of Edw.Scadding's property at Bathpool.West Monkton (1786) [3 internal bundles].

Brickdale bankruptcy  DD\DP/7/16  1819-1820

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Contents:
Claims on Brickdale bankruptcy by Rev. John Gale of Angersleigh, Wm.Salter of Tiverton, Dev., auctioneer. Rev.Rich.Bere of Morebath.Dev., Rob.Beadon of Taunton.gent., Rob.Newberry sen. and jun. of Taunton. with other small bills; draft and printed forms for claimants.

Papers of Matthew Brickdale as a feoffee of Alderman Stevens' Charity. Bristol.  DD\DP/7/17  1780-1788

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Contents:
Including correspondence (many from Brickdale's brother-in-law. Francis Ward). testimonials in favour of almswomen and detailed list of applicants. with ages, a occupations. parish (1780).

Misc. Brickdale papers  DD\DP/7/18  1819-20, 1853

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Contents:
Incl. description of events at Court House.West Monkton. by Geo.Nuttall (1819); claim by Ann Cross of Morebath.Dev., sp. (1820): affidavit of John Fortescue Brickdale of Newland. Glouc., esq. (1853).

Papers in Chancery case  DD\DP/7/19  1852-53

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Contents:
Re former Brickdale shares in Camerton Coal Co., mainly solicitors' costs, with correspondence.

Misc. Brickdale papers.  DD\DP/7/20  1817-1855

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Contents:
Incl. correspondence, with 'a most insolent letter' and later apology from Horatio Davis of Mount Beacon House, Bath. to Mr.Beadon re Camerton Coal Co. (1853); depositions in Chancery case by J.F.Brickdale v. Wm.Esdaile and others (1820).

Box 8: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Taunton deeds.  DD\DP/8/1  1655-1780

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Contents:
Deeds of 'Dr. Blake's House', on E. side of North Street near 'a place called Northgate', Taunton St. Mary, owned by Thos. Grodsall Taunton then Staplegrove, merchant, sold to Francis Hobart, clothier, in 1672, mortgaged by Hannah Burford, widow. in 1723, held by John Daw, gent., from 1750, bought by Matthew Franklin, mercer, in 1754. Deed of 1742 also relates to Pitcroft and Claptrow meadow in Wembdon and house in Pole [Paul] Street, Taunton (of William Sweeting, maltster), and ded of 1750 to 22ac. at Lambrick Hill. West Monkton. 4 butcher's shambles in Taunton Market Place, a house in Fore Street with a flesh shambles, Gilbert's garden behind the North Street house, plots in Pyrland tithing and a cottage and land of Jasper Chaplin sen. and jun. in Mill Lane tithing, Taunton.

Deeds of a house and shop in Fore Street, Taunton.  DD\DP/8/2  1671-1690

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Contents:
With 3 flesh shambles 'from the scuttle of the South Lane' to Benj.Cussen's House and another on E.side leased by Andrew Henley to Hen.Herringe of Bishops Hull.yeo., in 1675. with customary payment of a 'fat ganney' [turkey] at Christmas, assigned by John Herrings. cordwainer, and Henry Herringe, tailor (sons of Henry) to Wm.Dare, butcher, in 1671, leased to Wm.Eastmont. victualler (husband of Dare's widow) in 1683, who assigned it to Francis Hobart, clothier, in 1690.

Miscellaneous deeds.  DD\DP/8/3  1681-1797

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Contents:
2 burgages in 1775 'several') called Dryers Colleges on W.side of North Street. Jauaton. abutting S. (in 1775) on Half Hoon inn. Sold in 1753 by John Amory (s. of John, maltster, grandson of John, grocer) to John Tripp.esq., and John Newton.fuller.and in 1775 conveyed by Newton as marr.settlt. of Wm.Casely, blacksmith, and wife Agnes. Marriage settlt of 1754 between Matthew Franklin of Taunton, mercer, and Elizabeth d. Samuel Hall of Beaminster, Dors., gent., involving house in North Street, Taunton (1753-97) (as in DD\DP/8/1 above); copy lease for 6 mths. by Sir.Wm.Jones of Grays Inn. Middx., to lead uses of Recovery of 4 messuages and lands. incl. Hoopers and Priests, in Halse. a messuage in Combe Florey, another in Fitzhead, another called Worth als. Middleworth in Blackford als. Winsford, all formerly of Rob.Perrie of Halse, then of Joan Jones, Widow (1681); mutilated membrane of assignment of mortgage of house nr.Market place. Dunster, formerly The Pack Saddle inn, then The Pack Horse, and close under Coniger Hill, by Thos.Frec.Musgrove and others to Wm.Jones of Carhampton, merchant and tailor (178-); assignment of house (rooms listed) formerly of John Radford, Oakford, Dev., by Joan Beadon of Oakford, wid., to her son Rich.Beadon of Brushford, gent. (1741); assignment of lease of messuage on S.side of Minster als.High als.Poultrey Cross Street. Salisbury by Esther widow of John King, linendraper, to Jas.Thring, linendraper (1738).

Miscellaneous deeds.  DD\DP/8/4  1668-1687

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Contents:
Grasscroft als. Grassgrove meadow of 4 ac. Taunton St.James, with messuage called (by 1687) the Barre House or near The Barre on S.side of Blackpool in North Town, divided by rhine flowing from Blackpool to the Tone (1668-87); deed of 1668 also refers to two messuages and 61 ac. in Lydeard St.Lawrence, two messuages and 23 ac. incl. Chillowaan Moore. Radleigh and Homoore Wood, all in Halberton.Dev., and formerly held with Chillowman House; messuages and 34 ac. land at Whitinge als. Whitninch. Uplowman.Dev. The properties. held in 1668 by John Rich jun. of Lydeard St.Lawrence, were sold in 1682 to Susanna Musgrave of Taunton St.James, widow, and bundle includes her marriage settlt. with Nich.Marshall of Taunton St.Mary (1687).

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/8/5  1665-1712

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Contents:
Copy settlement by John Rich sen. of Over Stowey on his son John jun. of Hemyock.Dev., of all lands in Taunton. Lydeard St.Lawrence, Halberton and Uplowman.Dev. (as in 8/4), with schedule of leases (1665); deeds of ruinous house and 9 ac. in Broadway, leased by John Harvey of Bridgwater gent., to Geo.Fry in 1691, mortgaged to Hen.Davis of Bedminster, haberdasher, in 1699, assigned to Davis in 1702, and to John Towning of Hatch Beauchamo, yeo., in 1702. Towning also received an assignment in 1712 of messuage and 5¾ ac. land in West Capland. leased by Harvey to Rich.Milles of Bridgwater, tailor in 1688, assigned to Geo.Doleman of West Capland, bowmaker, in 1692, and mortg. to Rev.Geo.Morgan of Thorn Falcon in 1696 (1691-1712).

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/8/6  1761-1778

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Contents:
Lower Langridge and 140ac. in Brushford, leased by Rev.Sam.Newte of Tiverton to Geo.Beadon of Oakford, Dev., then of Marsh.Dunster gent., settled in 1762 after marr. on Beadon's wife Rebecca dau. of Wm. Leigh of Bardon, St.Decumans, gent. Rebecca twice mortgaged premises to Rev.Edwards Beadon of North Stoneham.hants., than of Clayhanger.Dev. Conditions of subletting (1778). Leases (1761, 1778) included the rolls and profits of the fair held at Brushford on the premises.

Devon deeds  DD\DP/8/7  1587-1757

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Contents:
Deeds of two houses formerly one) on S.side of High Street. Tiverton Dev., near Exebridge, leased in 1687 by John Greenway merchant to Roger Pitt of Cadeleigh. husb., and in 1853 by Rev.Rob.Chilcott of Geddington. Northants., to John Stevens.cordwainer. and wife Margaret. with abstract of title[1643-1723] and opinion (1752); covt. to produce deeds of cottage and closes in Washfield.Dev., by John Helhuish, yeo., to Chas.Morgan of Tiverton, gent., on bankruptcy of Peter Carthew, merchant.

Misc. wills and admons  DD\DP/8/8  1686-1796

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Contents:
Susanna Johns of Tiverton.Dev., wid. (gr. to Sam.Hall. principal creditor; mentioning children Alex., Thos., Geo., Martha Brewer, Mary Wood).1780; will of Rob. Franklin of Honiton, Dev., mercer, dat.1777, pr.1777, with release of legacy by his nephew, Francis Franklin, 1778; will of Rebecca Beadon of Taunton St.Mary, wid., dat.1808, pr.1816; will of Rich.Burford of St.Mary Woodchurch, London, merchant, dat. 1686, cod.1686, pr.1686 (trustees: Francis Hobart, sen., Thos.Grove, Thos. Burford); will of John Waters of Salisbury, Wilts., gent., dat.1749, pr.1751 with papers; will of Geo.Beadon of Dunster, gent., dat 1777, pr.1778; will of Hen.Franklin of Kingston[St.Mary], esq., dat.1781, pr.1787; will of Rob.Culverwell of Taunton St.James, dat.1793; letters of admon. of Samuel Franklin of Middle Temple.London.esq., (granted to his father, Matthew Franklin), 1795, with accounts and receipts; will of Agnes wife of Wm.Corfield of Taunton St.Mary, esq., dat.1806, pr.1813; will of Wm.Heath of Taunton St.Mary, esq., dat.1784, pr.1790; copy will of Francis Hobart of Taunton, gent., dat.1718, pr.1719; will of Wm.Periam of Bampton, Dev., late of Over Stowey, tanner, (property in St.James Street, Taunton, Pyrland, Kingston St Mary and shares in waterworks of River Tone), dat.1788; account of admon. of Richard Callcott, esq., 1796.

Misc.wills, etc.  DD\DP/8/9  1654-1785

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Contents:
Copy will of Edmond Cording of Exton, yeo., dat. and pr.1655; copy will of Rob.Cording of Elton, yeo., dat. 1726. with copy conveyance of messuages and lands called Wirth als. Netherwirth als.Lower Wirth in Windsford by John Nethercote of Bishops Nympton.Dev., yeo., Wm.Nethercote of Windsford, yeo., his son, and Hargt, his wife. to sd. Edmond Cording (1654); will of Sam.Hall of Tiverton, Dev., collector of excise (dau. Eliz., wife of Matthew Franklin of Taunton, shopkeeper), dat.1770, cod.1771 (lands in Taunton late Priory manor); another will of Sam.Hall.dat. 1778, cod.1780, 1781,pr.1783. with legacy receipts (1783-5): copy will of Joan Blynman of Williton.sp., dat.1737,pr. 1738: copy will of John Towning of Hatch Beaucheap, yeo., dat.1722.

Papers of Franklin family of Taunton  DD\DP/8/10  1757-1840

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Contents:
Incl. bond of Matthew Franklin of Taunton St.Mary, linendraper. and assignments (1757) wrapped in list of Sidmouth prints sold by John Rippon.printseller of Fore St., Sidsouth; bond of Jas.Parkhouse of Wellington, yeo., to Rob, Franklin of Taunton, gent.; papers of Rob Franklin as executor of John Sparke of Taunton St.James, of The Swap Inn.Wellinoton, formerly called The Last Inn. held by John Sparke (1840).

Franklin family papers.  DD\DP/8/11  1761-1827

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Contents:
Final settlement with creditors of Henry Franklin late of Milk Street, London, linen-draper, then of Rumbourch, Bohemia, merchant (1761); papers of Robert Franklin as executor of William Meulh of Taunton St. Mary, mainly re claims of Benjamin and Thos. Gethings, nephews of Meulh, sons of Thos. and Ann Gethings, of Ireland (with affidavits as to their identities and life story of themselves and their father as an army officer in America and proprietor of an Irish distillery), Mary Pyne and members of Askins family (1813-27).

Correspondence and receipts for dividends paid by Robert Franklin to Elizabeth wife of Wm.Soady of Plymouth Dock, Dev., and Crewkerne, as sister of Rev.Robert Watson (1809-27).  DD\DP/8/12  1809-1827

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Robert Franklin of Taunton  DD\DP/8/13  1806-1830

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Contents:
Misc.receipts, mainly for taxes, rents and insurance

Papers of Robert Franklin  DD\DP/8/14  1796-1828

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Contents:
Concerning payment and redemption of Land Tax on a house and liac. land called Higher Parsonage, Bishops Hull; closes called Grassgrove, Crown and Sceptre Inn (1803). Taunton St.James; Shoulder of Mutton Inn, and lands, Crewkerne: closes called Oakhills, Staplegrove (1796-1828); executor's papers (Mary Ann Franklin) of estate of Rebecca Beadon of Taunton, wid., died 1816.

Misc. receipts of Robert Franklin of Taunton, incl. some bills and billheads.  DD\DP/8/15  1807-1829

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Solicitor's accounts with Mrs.Franklin (aunt of Edwards Beadon) (1834-42 with misc. notes and vouchers re Robert Franklin (1811-13).  DD\DP/8/16  1811-1842

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Callcott paper  DD\DP/8/17  1730, 1779-96

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Contents:
Copy will of Rich.Collard of Taunton St.James. bricklayer, dat.1730. Various papers of Capt.Richard Callcott.R.N. of Chelsea. Middx., including accounts with his commission agents Thos. and Wm.Haude, Westminster, for investments and prize money (1779-95); commission as Capt. (1781). Will dat. and pr.1794 (friend Jas.Coles of Fairwater, Staplegrove, executor Sam.Franklin of Inner Temple, barrister); misc correspondence incl. Thos and Wm. Maude with account of political situation in the country (1782-3), letters of Adm.Joshua Rowley and Adm. Sir Peter Parker, re prize money due to them (1782); judgment of court martial for mutiny of HMS Raisonable, from Adm.John Montagu, Portsmouth, to Callcott as capt. of HMS Garland (1783); letters of Dr.J.Thomas re his bill for nursing Capt.Callcott in his last illness (1794), John Wall Calcott, the captain's nephew (1794-6), letters of admon. of Capt.Callcott.gr. to Matthew Franklin (1796), letter with account of death of H.Franklin in London (1796).

Callcott papers  DD\DP/8/18  1794-1796

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Contents:
Legacy receipts, draft letters, list of effects re Capt.Rich.Callcott R.N. [as in DD\DP/8/17], incl.power of attorney by Adm.Rob.Digby.

Miscellaneous Papers  DD\DP/8/19  1745-1796

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Contents:
Chancery suit papers, mainly re will and estate of Dorothy, widow of Andrew Card, (nee Toll) [no parish given], with lands and rents mainly in King Street, St.Giles-in-the-Fields, Bedford Row (Holborn), Middx., and in Lincolnshire and Glamorgan, brought by Hen.Sperling and others against Rich.Toll and others, being papers assembled by one of the plaintiffs. Henry Franklin, husband of Sarah (died s.p.1765), great niece of Dorothy Card, with pedigree of Toll and Waters families, opinions, cases, briefs, petitions, receipts, decrees and orders (1745-96); settlement case of Thos.Davis sen. and 3 children by Barrow [Gurney] parish v. Burrington (1785); case and opinion re those with right to vote in borough of Honiton, Devon, for Lawrence Cox, a former parliamentary candidate (1780); copy will of Thos.Bryant of Bridgwater, gent., dat. and pr.1792.

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/8/20  1682-1831

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. bonds of Francis of Ruishton, schoolmaster (1771); Sam.Hall of Tiverton,Dev., gent. (1775[2]), Hen.Franklin of Middle Temple, esq. (1776), clerk to Dunkerton Club (1784); request for payment from estate of Hen.Franklin by Mathius Van Hooff of Rotterdam (1761);legacy papers of Eliz.Kerslake (nee Bright) of Taunton, widow (executor Rob. Franklin), d.1807; draft agreement by Jos.Booth of Lewisham, Kent., artist, for use of 10 of his patent cloth looms in cloth factory to be set up at Sherborne,Dors., by Sam.Franklin of Taunton, esq,; John Chafie,gent., and Sam.Scott. clothier, both of Sherborne (1792), with agreement to dissolve partnership (1799) and paper in case against the factory manager, Anthony Marsingale (1804); legacy papers of Robert Franklin of Taunton, esq., d. 1830 (1831); will of Margaret Masters of Bella Villa, co. Kilcare. Ireland. sp. dau. of Elizabeth Masters of Glastonbury, wid., dat. 1787. pr. 1788; order in bankruptcy of John Abell re. Samuel Hall of Tiverton, Devon (1781); bond for arbitration between William Justice of Bolton, Lancs., fustian maker. and John Maxwell of London. merchant (1786); abstract of will of Frances Cross of Langaller, Creech St. Michael, Mid. of John Crosse, dat. 1682; account of Sam.Hall as Collector of duties on hides for Northumberland (1763); letter to Mr. Franklin re settlement of Dan Woodyate, cordwainer, of Seaton and Beer.Dev. (1782); draft nomination of and appeal against appointment of overseers, Uttoxeter, Staffs. (1779); draft return to writ of Mandamus by Dr. John Cabbell, re state of Mayor and Corporation of launton [when town lost its second charter] (1792); abstract of title of Rich.Bruford to a messuage, nursery, etc. called Higher Trulls Land at New Cross, West Monkton[1784-1827] with case and opinion (1834), and draft assignment of premises to Mary Bruford, wid. (1823); misc.receipts of Sam. and Rob. Franklin of Taunton (1791-1825); plan of house, endorsed Geo.Boyce (n.d.early 19th cent.).

Franklin family  DD\DP/8/21  1797-1824

1 bdle

Contents:
Including bill for work on Taunton Fish Market (1824); letter from R. Marsingall re Land Tax (n.d.); pr. account of Taunton Turnpikes (1822-23); arguments against Sir Thos. Lethbridge's proposed diversion of road from Gore Inn ('now Lethbridge Arms'), Bishops Lydeard, to Coombe Down (n.d.); pt. letter re Taunton Market (1824); letter from W.B[eadon?] to Mary Beadon with detailed account of naval mutiny at Sheerness (1797).

Manor of Taunton Deane.  DD\DP/8/22  1736

1 bdle

Contents:
Copy letters patent (on surrender by John and Thomas, sons of Thos. Beresford of Taunton Castle, decd.) by Benjamin, bishop of Winchester, to Jas. Lucas of Boreham, Wilts., clothier, Simon Lucas of London, mercer, Thos. Dewey jun. of Taunton St. James, sergeweaver, of offices of bailiff of Taunton Deane manor and Taunton Liberty, sealing of weights and measures, and keeper of Taunton Castle (1736), with confirmation by Dean and Chapter of Winchester (1736).

Box 9  [no ref. or date]

Taunton deeds.  DD\DP/9/1  1725-1753

1 bdle

Contents:
Two adjg. messuages on E. side of North Street, Taunton, on N. side of Half Moon Inn. called Dryers Colleges, half held in 1725 by John Lyte of Chard, apothecary, through his mother Mariana, dau. of John Morgan of Wells, ¼ held in 1726 by other Morgan descendants, bought by John Amory, grocer, in 1725 and 1726. Held jointly in 1753 by John Tripp, esq., and John Newton, fuller, the latter buying out Tripp in that year. Will of John Amory of Taunton St. Mary, grocer, dat. and pr.1740. Deed of 1726 also refers to 3 messuages on N. side of Fore St., one on E. side of North St., abutting S. on Naggshead Inn, two on W. side of North Street, The Kings Arms Inn, Fore St., (in ruins), toft on S. side of St. Mary's churchyard and passage to Radfords Court.

Franklin family.  DD\DP/9/2  1813, 1846

1 bdle

Contents:
Marriage settlement of Robert Franklin, gent., and Mary Ann Beadon, sp., both of Taunton, of Richeslea Farm of 63 ac., Curland, Blackendon and Cheddicomb farms, of 300ac. in East Anstey, Dev., messuages and farms of 50ac. in Easington and Golder, co. Oxon., copyhold messuage and 10½ac. in Taunton Deane manor (1813); release of stock under marriage settlement of Wm. Soady (decd.) and Elizabeth Soady, nee Watson of Taunton, widow (1846).

Salisbury, Wiltshire, and Co. Down, Ireland  DD\DP/9/3  1737-78

1 bdle

Contents:
Assignment of rest of 21 years by Sarah, widow of James Thring of Salisbury, mercer, to Benj. Collins of same, stationer, a house on S. side of Minster St., als. High St., als. Poultry Cross St., with furniture inventoried by rooms (1741) enclosing bond for marr. settlt. of James Thring of Hanging Langford, Wilts., mercer, and Sarah d. of John Waters of Salisbury, gent., (1737); grant of £60 annuity from Bellhill als. Ballyardle and Ballymagart in Killheel, Co. Down, Ireland by Pullein Spencer of Middle Temple, esq. to Sir John Miller of Batheaston Villa, Bt. (1778).

Tripp family  DD\DP/9/4  1780-86

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers of Martha, widow of Chas.Tripp of Taunton, gent., who inherited £700 from her father, Wm.Knight of Nailesbourne, Kingston St.Mary, gent. (trustees: John Thorne of Orchard Portman, yeo., Matthew Franklin of Taunton, Woollen draper), appointing sums of £400 to son Samuel (1782) and £300 to son Wm. (1786) with release to trustees (1786).

Draft report in case of Sperling v. Toll  DD\DP/9/5  1757

1 doc

Crewkerne, mainly Shoulder of Mutton Inn  DD\DP/9/6  1769-1791

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. vouchers and receipts for expenditure and taxes on Sam.Hall's estate by Richard Thorne and Mr.Franklin.

Franklin family  DD\DP/9/7  1754-1819

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. receipts and vouchers of Matthew and Samuel Franklin of Taunton, including note of Sir Wm.Yea's refusing 'conduct money' as too little when subpoened to produce title deeds at Wells (1763); letters re Admiral Rob.Digby's legacy from Capt.Rich.Callcott (1796).

Accounts of William Leigh  DD\DP/9/9  1762-1823

1 bdle

Contents:
As accountant for his aunt. Rebecca Beadon (1798-1811), with bond of Francis Hill of East Anstey.gent. (1762), and some correspondence re Mrs.Beadon's affairs (1811), letter from Rob.Leigh, Bardon, to Mrs.Franklin (1823).

Lower Langridge Farm, Brushford  DD\DP/9/10  1809-1835

1 bdle

Contents:
Receipts, vouchers, correspondence rented by members of Pine family from Rebecca Beadon and then from her daughter Mary Ann Franklin.

Richeslea Farm, Curland  DD\DP/9/11  1822-36

1 bdle

Contents:
Receipts, vouchers, correspondence rented by Greecy family from the Franklins.

Franklin family  DD\DP/9/12  1789-1837

1 bdle

Contents:
Receipts and vouchers of Franklin family, mainly for their properties at Curland and East Anstey, Devon.

Franklin family  DD\DP/9/13  1776-1832

1 bdle

Contents:
Franklin lottery tickets (1776-1818) and misc. vouchers (1820-32), including letter of Robert Beadon describing visit to Taunton by H.R.H.Duchess of Clarence (1828).

Misc. Franklin papers  DD\DP/9/14  1740-1835

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. copy will of Dorothy Card, widow of Andrew Card of Grays Inn, Middx., esq., dat.1740; case against Wm.Burridge of Henlade with Rev.Jonathan Gregg of Uphill, as Lords of manor, for non-repair of sea wall and bridge at Uphill (c.1785); hardships of Henry Franklin as partner of John Nurse on continent, who absconded to England (c.1761), with two documents (1758) in Polish(?) re Hen.Franklin; summary of Taunton Constables' accounts [1770-1802]; bills, letters and accounts for Franklin property in Crewkerne, incl. Shoulder of Mutton Inn. managed by Isaac Sparkes (1796-1832); papers re Mount House, Crewkerne(?), let to A.Marsingall (1804-15); plan of Oakhill House, Taunton (n.d.early 19th cent.); financial account of Crewkerne estate, incl. Tail Mill, 1771, with additions 1802-04; lease of mines, East Anstey, Dev., by Hen.Franklin to Rev.Rich.Lewis of Honiton and Robert Franklin, mercer (1772); agreement between Rob.Franklin of Taunton, gent., and Jas, Hampson of Thorn Falcon, brickmaker, for making bricks for new house at Bishops Hull (1811); lease of 2 houses at Spurway Mill, Oakford, Devon, by Rich.Hodge of Crowcombe and Philip his brother of Brompton Regis to Geo.Beadon of Pinkworthy, Oakford, gent. (1766); letter from Hen. Franklin to his brother Samuel at Emmanuel College, Cambridge (1774) and another re a settlement case; copy entry of Eliz.Franklin, widow of Matthew, to a cottage in Canon Street tithing. Taunton Priory Manor (formerly of Dr.John Hall. then Eleanor Hall, late her son Sam.Hall) (1806), with notice of manor court to be held at Oxford Inn, Taunton (1819); letter from Francis Hall.New York (whence he had fled 3 yrs before to escape Taunton creditors) to his uncle, Robert Franklin of Taunton, re his American experiences living with editor of the American Citizen newspaper (1809); papers re Capt.Rich.Callcott's estate, including letter of his surgeon, J.Thomas (1795-97); trade card of S.Butcher, water-closet manufacturer, East Street, Taunton (1835).

Box 10: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Misc.deeds and leases of properties in manor of Greenham  DD\DP/10/1  1692-1770

1 bdle

Contents:
Conveyance by Rob.Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, Dev., to John Clarke of same of ¼ tenements called Little Johns, Tremlett Hill, Oxenhame, Bishops & Togwells, Shumarks, Coxmore (except newly erected cottage and old cottage), all in Ashbrittle, and Woottons tenement in Holcombe Rogus (1692); fine, John Doble v. Edw. and Eleanor Capron for a house in Ashbrittle (1693); lease of ¼ messuage or ten. in Stawley by trustees of John Wallop to sd.Rob.Kerslake (1710); note of lease of Brunteys tenement [no parish given] by trustees of John Bassett to Roger Kerslake of Ashbrittle, yeo. (1722); assignment by Jos.Dinham of Ashbrittle, yeo., to Rich.Collard of same, cordwainer, of ¾ Evans's tenement, Ashbrittle (1739); conveyance by Rich.Clarke (s.Rich., s.Rich.) to Nich.Wyatt of ¼ cottage in Stawley, granted to his son, Thos.Wyatt of Bampton, Dev. (1758); lease by Rob.Kerslake to Jas.Woodberry of Burlescombe.Dev., yeo., of Fishes tenement, Ashbrittle, form of Agnes Fish, wid. (1757); abstr. of title of Thos.Marsh to 2 messuages and lands called Elworthy and Warrens Elworthy, Ashbrittle [1692-1770].

Stawley deeds  DD\DP/10/2  1692-1710

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. deeds of property in manor of Greenham and parish of Stawley, incl.assignment of ¼ of two messuages and 28 ac. at Appley in Stawley, form. of Rich.Morse by Susannah Brookin of Hockworthy, Dev., widow of John Morse to her son John Morse, limeburner (1699); further assignment to Rob.Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, yeo. (1702). Assignments of a messuage and land in Appley by John Morse to John Havis of Clatworthy, yeo., and by Havis to Rob.Kerslake (1709-10).

Kerslake family  DD\DP/10/3  1732-1756

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. deeds. mainly re. Kerslake family, incl. surrender by Matthew Warren of Holcombe Rogus, Devon, carpenter, to Richard Clark of Uffculme, gent., of cottages called Steers and Parrs in Holcombe (1732); release of legacy under will of Eliz. Iff of Bristol, wid., mother of Betty wife of Richard Kerslake of Wellington, gent., by said Richard and his daus. Betty and Mary Kerslake to Rev. Robert Kerslake, rector of Ashbrittle (1750) and by Richard's daus. Sarah and Martha Kerslake of Burlescombe, Devon, (1756); bond of Peter Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, surgeon, and Rev. Robert Kerslake to Jane Bluett of Holcombe Court, wid., and further bond by Peter to Rev. Robert to save harmless (1755).

Sampford Arundel and Throne St. Margaret deeds.  DD\DP/10/4  1707-1729

1 bdle

Contents:
Leases of shares in Capeslade tenement with buildings 'lately erected' in 1707, in parishes of Sampford Arundel and Thorne St. Margaret, and in manor of Somerset Shippen, to Richard Quarrell of Taunton, grocer, (1707), and Rev. Robert Kerslake of Thorne St. Margaret (1709, 1729), with assignment by Quarrell to Wm.Luffe of Bridgwater, blacksmith, and Jos. Lewis of Taunton, sergemaker (1714).

Misc. Devon deeds  DD\DP/10/5  1529-1753

1 bdle

Contents:
Recovery of Combe Davy manor in Hemyock involving Jas.Bowreman (1529); deed to lead recovery of Culme Davy [same] manor, by Hen.Bowerman of Silverton,Dev. (1689); assignt. of mortg. by Hen. Bowerman and Rev. Jacob Rugge of Ide.Dev., to Sir Hugh Acland of Killerton, Bt., of cap.mess. called Whitehall and same manor. Hemyock (1697); lease for a yr.by John Burnfield of Hemyock, sergemaker, to Thos. s. Rob.Were of Senterdon, Burlescombe, sergeweaver, and Peter s. Rob.Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, gent, of White Hall Capital mess, with listed closes referring to inclosure of Culme Davy Hill (1718); appointment by Humphrey Wilcooks of Heavitree, Dev., gent., [brother-in-law of Peter Kerslake], to use of his sons, Rob. and John. of messuages or tenements called Hill Pyles House, Pyles Barn and Lypescombes tenement in Heavitree (1737); agreement for enclosure of Great and Little Bampton Downs between occupiers of tenements called Bowbeare Hill, Lower Snellcott, Nether Bowbeare, Ingrams Hill, Venmans als. Carswell, Sparkhayne, Pipshayne and Fordmill, all in Bampton, and to resist claims of John Hurley (1704); chirograph of fine of manor of Shapscomb in Clayhidon, Hemyock, Combe Rawleigh and Luppitt, Dev., John Cheek v. Wm.Gill.Gents. (1731); lease for yr. by Rob. Saunders of Sampford Peverell, Dev., to Peter Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, gent., of Gouldsmore tenement in Sampford Peverell (1735), and acknowledgement re last (1753).

Marsh and Kerslake families.  DD\DP/10/6  1750-1802

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. papers of Cornelius Marsh and Procter Thomas as executors of Thos.Marsh of Wellington, esq. (d.1780) incl. arrangements for sale of goods (1786) and disposal of property in Wellington, Ashbrittle or Stawley, papers in Chancery case over estate (1796-1802), copy will of Rob.Kerslake of Wellington, esq., dat.1770; misc.bonds, solicitors' accounts, correspondence.

Marsh and Kerslake families  DD\DP/10/7  1689-1789

1 bdle

Contents:
Copy will of Thos.Marsh of Wellington, esq., dat.1780; leases by Thos.Marsh to Wm.Coles of Culmstock of 16½ac. pt of Prowses and Budds tenement and 6ac. and house called Perrys, etc. in Perry tithing, Wellington (1753), by Thos.Woodford, sergeweaver, to Thos.Harsh of 4 cottages on S.side of Fore Street, Wellington (1773), by Hannah Marsh of Wellington. Wid., to Wm.Gardner of Beardley, Kittisford, of Marsh's house in. Fore St. (1780); list of debtors of John Bowering, bankrupt (1778); account of Thos.Marsh's estates in Wellington (n.d.); executors' accounts (1780-89); bonds (1775-6); chirographs of fine of a house in South St., Wellington, Peter Skerslake v. Rob. and Prudence Baker (1689), 2 houses in Wellington and Sampford Arundel. Jas.Marwood v. John Deyman and Elizabeth his wife (1728).

Marsh family.  DD\DP/10/8  1809-12

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. accounts re Thos.Marsh's estate (1809-12); release by Sam.Hine, formerly of Bishops Hull, then of Staplegrove, to Anna, his sister, wife of Cornelius Marsh of Bishoos Hull, esq., re former partnership as maltsters and farmers (1812).

Brickdale family  DD\DP/10/9  1819-51

3 vols.

Contents:
Letter books compiled by Robert Beadon when dealing with Brickdales' bankruptcy. 3 vols. 1819-20. 1820-22. 1822-23; a bill for sale of share in St.Stephen's Tontine Warehouses by assignees of Brickdales' bankruptcy. c.1851.

Brickdale family.  DD\DP/10/10  1822-1829

2 bdles

Contents:
Two bundles of solicitors' correspondence in Chancery case of Esdaile v. Oxenham involving deeds concerned in Brickdales' bankruptcy (1822-24, 1825-29).

Winsford property.  DD\DP/10/11  1822-28

1 bdle

Contents:
Correspondence concerning dilapidated property at Winsford occupied by Matthew Dart, and a legacy due to him under will of Simon Willcox

Copies of Felix Farley's Bristol Journal for 14 & 21 Feb.1852  DD\DP/10/12  1852

2 docs

Box 11: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous deeds.  DD\DP/11/1  1673-1705

1 bdle

Contents:
Leases of quarters of two messuages and 28ac. at Appley in Stawley parish and Greenham Manor, granted to John Morse of Hockworthy, Devon, yeo. (1673-1681) mortgaged by him to Peter Morse of Tiverton, mercer (1684) and by his widow, Susannah, to John Wheddon of Watchet. merchant (1687); settlement of Rob.Perry of Ashbrittle, cordwainer, on his son George of tenement and cottage in manor and parish of Ashbrittle, with liberty to children Robert and Ann to have liberty of chamber over the shop (1705); mortgage by Wm.Row of Ashbrittle, yeo., to Peter Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, yeo., of a messuage or tenement called Aysh in town and manor of Ashbrittle, formerly of Jacob Rew his father, then of John Rew (1699); lease for a yr. by Humphrey Marsh of Sampford Peverell, yeo., to Cornelius Marsh of Wellington, soapboiler and Thos, Elworthy of Halberton, butcher, of house in town of Sampford Peverel abutting E. on the street, N.on the Back Street, S. on Fore Street 'where the cross formerly stood' (1701).

Stawley deeds.  DD\DP/11/2  1690-1714

4 docs

Contents:
Lease of Potters tenement at Appley in Stawley. Greenham Manor, to John Perrott (1690), assigned by his administrator to Rob.Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus.yeo. (1701), and new leases to Kerslake (1707, 1714).

Stawley, Ashbrittle and Devon deeds.  DD\DP/11/3  1688-1766

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc.deeds and leases incl. deed to declare uses of fine of manor of Culme Davy and lands in Hemyock by Hen.Bowerman to Thos.Were both of Silverton, gents. (1688); lease for a year of capital mess. called Whitehall in Hemyock, and manor of Combe Davy als. Culme Davy, by Rev. Jacco Rugge of Ide, Dev., to Sir Hugh Acland of Killerton, Bt. (1697); lease for a year of sd.mess called Whitehall and share of commons of Culme Davy manor (excepting Highwood of 40ac.) by Robt. Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus yeo., to Hen Bowerman of Whitehall. Hemyock, gent. (1707); lease for a year of fractions of East Todbere tenement. Ashbrittle, Hearne Tenement, Woodcooks and Willboll. Hobhouse and Bullindon, all in Clehanger,Dev; Milbere tenement, Chipstable, Larcombes cottage, Clehanger; Hookhay tenement, Donningstone Mill both in manor of Donningstone. parish of Clehanger, rectories of Hockworthy and Holcombe Rogus. by John Lenthall of Burford.Oxon., to Rob.Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, gent. (1706); Poulett lease to same. of messuage and 22ac. in Stawley manor (1718), conveyance of cottage in man, of Greenham. par. of Stawley, Thos.Wyatt and Wm.Cottrell to Rob. Kerslake of Wellington, esq. (1766); conv. of Eremleys. Potters als. Perratts. Thomas's Morses tenements all in Appley village in Stawley parish,Greenham manor by John, Viscount Lymington to John Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus (1726); mortgage assignt. of Evans's cottage, Ashbrittle, in Greenham manor, by Rich.Denham of Ashbrittle to Francis Popham of Wellington. gent. (1728); conv. of Bremley and Harts tenements and a cottage in Ashbrittle and Stawley, Greenham manor, by Rich.Clarke of Halberton, gent., to Rev.Rob.Kerslake of Ashbrittle (1748).

Kerslake family deeds  DD\DP/11/4  1726-62

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds of shares in messuage or tenement called Elworthys in Ashbrittle, Greenham Manor, concerning Warren family of Uffulme, Dev., and Ashbrittle, culminating in Kerslake family, incl.admon. of John Warrin of Uffculme [millwright], dat.1730, gr. to his widow Agnes, nee Amory (1730-62). Other deeds and agreements relate to Capeslade and Three Cornered Ground in Sampford Arundel and Thorne St.Margaret, in Somerset Shippen manor (1726), Bourns tenement (1726, 1744), Gamlyns tenement (1731), Wadhams, Tuckers and Evans tenements (1742), Tuckers tenement (1762), all in Ashbrittle parish, Greenham manor, and Woodland tenement in Clayhanger, Dev. (1742).

Kerslake family deeds  DD\DP/11/5  1740-1767

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds of various shares in tenements purchased by Peter Kerslake of Brinscott, Holcombe Rogus, Dev. (1740), Rev.Rob.Kerslake of Ashbrittle (1742-48) and Rob.Kerslake of Wellington, gent. (1759-67) incl.Wadhams, Tuckers, Evanses (formerly of Geo.Britaine of St.Decumans, papermaker), Elworthy, Warrens Elworthy, Fiddews, Bourne, Fishes, Shorneys, Bremley, Dyers, Taylors, Shumacks, Old Court, Crosses, Bridget Thomas's, Thomas's, Crocombes, late Nicholas Wyatt's, Potters alias Perratts, Morses. Whipples, Gamlins, Bickhams, all in manor of Greenham and parishes of Ashbrittle and Stwley. Tracebridge Mills in Stawley. Deed to declare uses of a recovery (1759) also relates to manor of Hagley in Milverton with tenements called Combe, Mead als, Heale. Hagley, Pickeridge, Ash Mill als. Horridge, Hagley Wood; capital messuage called Shippen (80ac.). Half Burgage and Burgage Acre in South Street, Wellington. Capeslades in Thorne St.Margaret and Sampford Arundel.

Wellington deeds  DD\DP/11/6  1693-1733

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds of messuage and 14ac. at Payton, Wellington, held by Wm.Cogan of Creech St.Michael. merchant (later of Carhampton and Wellington) sold to Jos.Perry of Taunton, fuller, in 1704. Deed of 1693 also refers to messuage etc. called Bridge and commons called Torrells and The Hill Common in Nynehead and Hillfarrence. Popham leases to Cornelius (s.Thos.) Marsh. chandler (1705) and his son Thos., gent. (1733) of messuage and burgage with 2ac. in High Street 'over against The Shambles', Wellington Borough, and to Jos.Perry of messuage and 23ac, formerly Robt.Callwayes and part of Brooks Parke of 6ac. at Rowgreene. manor of Wellington Landside (1727).

Marsh family deeds  DD\DP/11/7  1764-1777

1 bdle

Contents:
Leases by Thos.Marsh of Wellington. gent., of messuage and 40ac near Winsbeer. Wellington. to Rob.Gready of Langford Budville (1764) and Wellington (1770), reserving access to Runnington lime kilns; of Fildnes, Tuckers and Burts tenements in Ashbrittle to Wm.Chaplin of Greenham (1771); of 16ac. part of Prowses with barn. part of Perrys, at Westford, Wellington, to Rob.Cade, sergemaker (1773); of new-erected messuage in Fore St., Wellington, form. of Thos.Woodford, late of Cornelius Marsh, surgeon (bro. of Thomas), to Stephen Matravers and Thos.Fox, merchants (1777). Lease by Rob.Kerslake of Wellington, esq., of Bourns, Wadhams and Brittains als. Evans's tenements at Greenham in Ashbrittle to Edw.Hurley, yeo. (1768).

Devon deeds  DD\DP/11/8  1612-1778

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds of capital messuage and lands (named) of Whitehall, Hemyock, Devon, with (in 1695) manor of Comb Davy als. Culme Davy, Hemyock (1695-1778), mortgaged by Hen.Bowerman of Silverton, Dev., in 1695, 1698, 1701, released by daughters of John Broomfield of Hemyock to mortgagee Rev. Rob.Kerslake of Ashbritle, in 1745 and sold by Thos.Marsh (devisee of Rob.Kerslake, nephew of Rev.Rob.Kerslake) to Edw.Lutley of Hemyock, Whitebaker (ref. to supply of timber from Highwood, Hemyock to repair Whitehall Mills) in 1778. Court roll of culme Davy manor (1 m.) (1611). Marriage settlement of John s. Thos.Broomfield of Culme Davy, yeo., and Agnes d.Agnes Mills of Culmstock, Dev., wid. (1713).

Devon deeds  DD\DP/11/9  1717-69

1 bdle

Contents:
Leases by Kerslake family of various cottages in Culm Davy manor, Hemyock, to Gregory Gadde of Burlescombe and Culmstock, yeo. (1717). Chas.Alton (1738), Jas.Bowerman (1758), Wm.Lee (1759), Rob.Potter (1761), Wm.Hill, sergemaker (1769).

Throne St.Margaret and Sampford Arundell deeds.  DD\DP/11/10  1707-1742

1 bdle

Contents:
Leases of Three Cornered Ground(7ac.) on S.side of Shippen Barn, in manor of Somerset Shippen, Thorne St.Margaret, to Rich.Quarrell of Taunton, grocer (1707) and Rev.Rob.Kerslake of Thorne (1729), with schedule of deeds of that and of Capeslade in Sampford Arundel [1717-37] (1742).

Throne St.Margaret and Sampford Arundell deeds.  DD\DP/11/11  1707-34

1 bdle

Contents:
Leases by trustees of Francis Bassett of Heanton Punchardon, Dev., to Peter Kerslake of Holcombe Rogue, gent., of a messuage and cottage in Thorne St.Margaret, formerly of Geo.Gready (1707) and to Robert Weare of Sampford Arundel, sergemaker. of 2 messuages in Sampford (1723), all part of manor of Somerset Shippen; lease for 1,000 yrs. by Geo.Shorland (s. of Wm., grandson of Wm.) of Thorne St.Margaret, weaver, to Thos.Milton of Holcombe Rogus of cottage and 3 gardens at Bluetts Cross in Thorne St.Margaret and Holcombe Rogus (1734).

Kerslake and Marsh families  DD\DP/11/12  1730-1738

1 bdle

Contents:
Marriage settlt. of John Kerslake of of Thorne St.Margaret gent., and Honor dau. John Thomas of Wellington.gent., re Oak tenement of 60ac., Burlescombe, Devon: manor of Hagley and Great Combe tenement. Milverton. Old Court and overland called Brunley, Ashbrittle; Woodland tenement Clayhanger, Dev.: 5 messuages in Stawley; house called Vigors in South Street, Wellington (1730); marriage settlements of Thomas Marsh of Wellington, gent., and the above Honor Kerslake (nee Thomas) of Wellington, widow, re lands similar to above (1738).

Kerslake and Marsh families  DD\DP/11/13  1740-80

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Contents:
Admons. of Peter Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, Dev.1740 (with further 1740-80, admon.1757); Rev.Rob.Kerslake of Ashbrittle, 1757; Thos.Marsh of Wellington, 1768; Humphrey Marsh of Wellington, 1784; will of Thos.Marsh of Wellington, esq., dat.1779, with probate of further will. dat. and pr.1780.

Uffculme School, Devon.  DD\DP/11/14  1700-1746

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Contents:
Agreement by Nich.Ayshford of Payhembury, Dev., with his trustee, Rob.Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, yeo., to lay out £1,200 in building and endowing a free school at Uffculme, Dev., (1700), probate of will of sd.Nich.Ayshford, dat. and pr.1701; agreements with brickmaker, masons and carpenters for building the school (1701), conveyance and assignment to Rob.Kerslake of the site, part of Tanner's tenement; misc.plans, vouchers, bills and estimates for building (1700-03); agreement of local inhabitants to provide necessary stone and free endowed land from rates and taxes (1700); resignation of Wm.Symons as schoolmaster (1746); copy will of Eliz.Iff of Bristol, wid., dat.1734 (had dau.Betty, wife of Rich.Kerslake).

Wellington Uffculme School  DD\DP/11/15  1729-1731

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Contents:
Vouchers, accounts, receipts, etc., for payments made by John Kerslake, mainly about building his house in South Street, Wellington, but also repairs to Uffculme school.

Misc. papers re the Kerslake family and their attorney Thos.Marsh of Wellington.  DD\DP/11/16  1759-1784, n.d

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Contents:
Incl. release by John Wilcocks of Holcombe Rogus, gent., (s. of Humphrey Wilcocks of Heavitree. Dev., by Mary, sister of Peter Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, d.1740) of legacies and inheritances to Robert Kerslake of Wellington, gent. (s. of John Kerslake, brother of sd.Peter) (1759), releases of legacies under will of Rob.Kerslake of Wellington (1772, 1782). draft conveyance by Thos.Marsh to Rich.Kerslake of Ashbrittle, yeo., of James's Bremley, Capron's Bremley, Perrotts Bremley or Perrotts Overland, all in manor of Greenham and par. of Ashbrittle (1774); correspondence of Thos.Marsh as trustee in bankruptcy of John Bowering of Wellington (1777-78); particulars of sale of Thos.Marsh's lands at Westford, Wellington, incl. Budds, Greens, Coggans. Tile House, Calways and Olands, auctioned at White Hart, Wellington (1781); case for opinion on estate of Rob.Kerslake of Wellington (1782); draft conv. by devisees of Thos.Marsh to John Bird of Nynehead, yeo., of mess. and one fardell of land called Olands in manor of Wellington Landside (1783); agreement between Thos.Marsh's creditors (1784); account of securities (1762-76) found in Marsh's house (n.d.).

Marsh family  DD\DP/11/17  1761-84

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Contents:
Misc. papers, bonds, accounts re affairs of Thos.Marsh of Wellington, attorney. decd., incl. re bankruptcy of John Bowering (1776), rents from Wm.Chaplain for Tuckers and Fildews, Ashbrittle (1780-82), Miss Wilcox's legacy of £1,500 from Rob.Kerslake's estate; abstract of lease of cottage (in Hemyock, Devon?) by Rob.Kerslake to Rob.Potter (1761); refusal to surrender limekilns at Westford,Wellington, by Jas.Baron and John Pyne (1784).

Marsh family  DD\DP/11/18  1772-80

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Contents:
Papers re sale of Thos.Marsh's lands incl. surveys and valuations of premises at Wellington, (n.d., 1772, 1781) and pr. sale bill of lands in Ashbrittle (Shumwoods, Tuckers als. Hills, Evans's, Burts, Fishes, Fildews, all in Ashbrittle, Thomas's and Bears in Stawleigh) at White Ball Inn, Sampford Arundel (1780).

Marsh family  DD\DP/11/19  1779-89

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Contents:
Papers re rents etc. paid on Thos.Marsh's lands, advertising for sale, etc., incl. letter requesting salary for Rev.Mr.Greenway as master of Uffculme school, Dev. (1781)

Ashbrittle, Stawley and Devon properties  DD\DP/11/20  1796-1807

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Contents:
Conditions of sale, auction details, etc. of properties formerly owned by Thos.Marsh. including Fildews, Tuckers als. Hills.Evans's, all in village of Greenham and parish of Ashbrittle: Redgates and Cottlands in Hemyock, Dev., and Beers in Stawley.

Correspondence.  DD\DP/11/21  1809-1810

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Contents:
Letters to Rob.Beadon from Thomas Marsh's creditors seeking payment, particularly Amos Govier of London as representative of Joan Govier of Pitminster, spinster, by bond of 1778.

Misc.papers mainly relating to Thos.Marsh's concerns.  DD\DP/11/22  1782-95

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Incl. vouchers for work done for Thos.Fox and Nich.Were of Wellington

Misc. papers, mainly relating to Thos.Marsh's concerns.  DD\DP/11/23  1685, 1737-1810

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Including document settling property (unspecified) in Kingsbury Episcopi by Rev.Rob.Kerslake, rector of Ashbrittle on Rev.Rob.Pester(s. of Rob. Pester.yeo.) and his wife Sarah, dau. John Clarke, gent. (1737): accounts of John Bird for lands in Wellington (1783): list of debtors of John Bowering of Wellington, bankrupt (n.d.): notice for letting Davis's and Overlands in Withiel Florey at Bell Inn, Wiveliscombe (1810); lease for a year by Wm. Lenthall of Burford, Oxf., to Mary Stonehouse of St.Andrews. Holborn, Middx., of 5½ of Sturminster Marshall. Dors., and 5½ of Squirrel House Inn and 7 cottages in Wellington (1685).

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/11/24  1730-1804

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Lease by Thos.Marsh of Wellington to Jos.Wood of same, yeo., of part of Greens and Majors at Westford, Wellington and 40ac. (listed) (1752); bond by John Beare of Stawley, cooper, to Rev.Thos.Clarke of Ashbrittle (1752) with letter (1864); copy release of legacy to Christ.Baker and Susanna Baker, bro. and sister of Carolus Baker of Ottery St.Mary, Devon, esq., under latter's will (1730)

Box 12: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Misc. deeds etc., relating to Wellington  DD\DP/12/1  1687-1786

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Incl. lease for a year by Edward Parsons of Sampford Arundel to Peter Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, Devon, yeo., and others of closes called Hillstyle, Castle, Plymars Close by Plymars Crofte, Ditchford near Ditchford Bridge, Gillands and Mr Wrangehaye tenements, all in Wellington and West Buckland (1687); conveyance by Edward Callway (son of Edward, son of Edward) to Cornelius Marsh, chandler, of messuage and closes (specified) in Pury tithing. Wellington (1714) with enclosed agreement of Thomas Tudball to purchase estate at Westford from Cornelius's estate (1784); mortgage by Thomas Marsh of Wellington to Rev. Edward Burton of Wiveliscombe of three closes called Leballs of 11 acres in Ford, Wellington (1740); deed to lead uses of fine by John Herbert of Hinton Charterhouse, maltster, and wife, Hester, heiress of Jos. Perry to James Harris of Road, maltster, of a messuage and 14 acres at Payton, Wellington (1747), with the fine and abstract of title to same [1693-1747] (1760), chiefly held by Cogan family of Creech St.Michael, Carhampton and Wellington; lease and contract by Thos.Marsh to Rob.Gready of Langford Budville, of house, barn, wring house etc. and lands, incl. part of Calways. Birds and Prowses of 40ac. in Wellington (1764); lease by Sarah Bird of West Buckland, wid., to Wm.Bird of same, maltster, of 5 closes of 32ac... barn and linnay in Wellington (1777); bond supporting agreement involving Thos.Marsh, Jas.Baron and John Pyne as partners in building and operating lime kilns and quarrying 'a lime rock' on Winsbeere tenement. Wellington (1786).

Leases from Popham family of properties in Wellington Landside manor  DD\DP/12/2  1707-1738

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Incl. Greens tenement of 23ac. in Westford tithing to Cornelius Marsh, chandler (1707) and Thos.Marsh, gent. (1738); messuage and 23ac. formerly of Rob.Calway and Brookes Parkes of 7ac. at Row Green [Rockwell Green] to Jos Perry of Taunton, fuller(1721); madders tenement of 17ac. in Perry tithing to Edw. Sprague. tanner (1728) with mortgage of same to Peter Bicknell of West Buckland,yes (1728) and assignment to Thos.Marsh (1732).

Wellington deeds  DD\DP/12/3  1773-83

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Contents:
Deeds of Three (formerly two) fields called Burrow Mill of 8ac. in Wellington sold by Thos.Marsh to John Bowering, merchant, in 1773. reconveyed to Marsh in 1776 and mortgaged to John Bird of Nynehead in 1777 Latest deed encloses sale poster of manor of fivehead at Bell Inn. Taunton (1783).

Wellington and Burlescombe, Devon, deeds  DD\DP/12/4  1729-1738

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Contents:
Deeds and leases of Oake tenement of 60ac. in Burlescombe. Devon, with pasture on Leonard Moore and Maiden Downe, excepting Great Oake Wood, leased by Sanfords of Nynehead to Rev. Robert Kerslake of Thorne St. Margaret and John Kerslake of Wellington. gent., his brother, in 1729. assigned to John Kerslake in 1730. a reversionary lease to Honor Kerslake of Wellington, wid. in 1738. With lease by Pophams to John Kerslake of a messuage and half burgage in South Street, Wellington, formerly of John Scadding, late of Hugh Perry, in manor of Wellington Borough (1730).

Greenham Manor deeds.  DD\DP/12/5  1692-1781

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Contents:
Misc. deeds and leases, incl. conveyance by Robert Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus to Richard Clarke of Halberton, gent., of ¼ tenements called headland, Jervis, Bremley (occ.Roger Capron), Bremley als, Cockrams, Bremley (occ. Jos Perrett), Thomas's, Harts, Potters, Moses, Roynsberrys, Farmers, cottages occ. by Mary Crocombe, Geo.Brittaine, Roger Whiple, all in Stawley parish and Greenham manor (1692); conveyance by same to John Clarke of Holcombe Rogus, gent., of ¼ of tenements called Littlegohns, Tremlett Hill, Oxenhams, Bishops, Togwells, Shumacke, Coxmore (excepting new and old cottages), cottage occ. by Wm.Dye, all in Ashbrittle, Woottons tenement in Holcombe Rogus, Dev., all in Greenham manor (1692), with grant to Clarke of hunting, fishing and fowling in Greenham manor (1692); lease by Francis Bassett of Heanton Punchardon, Dev., to Rob.Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, yeo., of ¼ Wootons tenement in parish of Holcombe Rogus, Dev., and Greenham manor (1754); lease for a yr. by Prockter Thomas and Cornelius Marsh to Wm.Sweet of Stawley, gent., of Thomas's tenement and 10ac, in Stawley parish, formerly in Greenham manor (1781, not executed)

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/12/6  1685-92

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Deeds of 5½ of manor of Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, 5½ of Squirrel House Inn and 7 cottages in Wellington, and ¼ Greenham manor (excepting capital messuage of Greenham House and Greenham Barton, Tracebridge Mills, all occupied by Francis Gater and Walter Mitchell, Greenham Wood, Hurywood, Sunderwell Wood and Roundwood of 30ac.), conveyed by William Lenthall of Burford, Oxon., to Mary Stonehouse of St. Andrew's, Holborn, Middx., sp., in 1685-6; marriage settlement of Sir Robert Legard of Grays Inn, Middx., Kt. and Mary stonehouse (1691); conveyance of ¼ Greenham manor and 5½ of two of the seven cottages in Wellington to Rob. Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, gent. (1692)

Sampford Arundel and Thorne St Margaret deeds  DD\DP/12/7  1707-42

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Leases of quarters of Three Cornered Closes adjoining Shippen Barn in Thorne St. Margaret, and messuage and closes called Capeslade in Sampford Arundel, all in manor of Somerset Shippen, to Richard Quarrell of Wm. Luffe of Bridgwater, blacksmith (1716) and by Luffe to Rev. Rob, Kerslake of Thorn St. Margaret 91729) with new lease to Kerslake (1729) and mortgage by Kerslake to Benj. Collier of Topsham. Dev., esq. (1742): lease of ¼ of closes called Staveland and 1r. in Beambridges, Sampford Arundel, and manor of Somerset Shippen to Rob. Were of Sampford Arundel, sergemaker (1721) and John Fry of same, gent. (1736).

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/12/8  1685-1768

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Contents:
Misc. deeds and leases, incl. conveyance by John Lenthall of Burford, Oxf., to Rob. Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, Dev., gent., of 5½ of East Todbere tenement in Ashbrittle; ¼ of tenements called Hearne, Woodcocke and Hobhouse Willball, and Bullindon, Larcombes Cottage, in Clayhanger, Dev., Hoockhay tenement and Doningstone Mill in Doningstone manor and Clayhanger parish. Milbere tenement in Chipstable, ¼ rectory of Hockworthy, Dev., 1/8 rectory of Holcombe Rogus, Dev. (1706); lease by John Bassett of Heanton Punchardon, Dev., to Alice Denham, wid., of ¼ Ridge tenement in Thorne St.Margaret and manor of Somerset Shippen (1713); lease for 1,000 yrs. by Geo.Shorland (son of Wm.,son of Wm.) of Thorne St.Margaret, weaver, to Rev.Rob.Kerslake of same of cottage and 3 gardens at Bluett's Cross in Thorne. St. Margaret and Sampford Arundel (1734); conveyance by Richard Pyle of Milverton to Thos.Marsh of Chilcotts Plott. Milverton, abutting on Huntash and Hodspitts (1738); lease by Francis Popham to Jos.Perry of Taunton, fuller, of messuage and 23ac. and Brooks Parks at Towgreen, Wellington of 7ac. in manor of Wellington Landside (1721), assigned by John Herbert of Hinton Charterhouse, maltster, and his wife, Hester, executrix of Jos.Perry, to Thos.Marsh (1752), enclosing copy will of Jos.Perry of Taunton St.Mary, fuller, dat.1731, prov.1732, and admon. of John Elderton jun. of Bishops Hull, clothier, dat.1752, a beneficiary under Perry's will; conveyance by Cornelius Marsh of Wellington, gent., to his brother Thomas of a messuage and barn at Bulsway, Milverton. with (named) closes of 30ac. in Milverton (1758); lease by Rich.Bear of Crediton, Dev., cooper to Wm.Cockrell of Ashbrittle. gent., of Bears Tenement and 16ac. in Stawley (1768); exemp. of common recovery of Hagley manor in Milverton. Thorne St.Margaret, etc., by Thos.Marsh.esq., v. John Popham, gent., 1st vouchee Rob.Kerslake, gent., 2nd vouchee Edm.Wilson (1759); exemp.common recovery of ¼ manors of Somerset Shippen and Hagley. and rectory of Sampford Arundel by Thos.Dowdney and Rob.Kerslake v. Thos.Turner gent., 1st vouchees Cadwallader Jones and Eliz. his wife.John Langdon. John Broke. John Jones. Steward Jones, Humphrey Helliar, Anne his wife; 2nd vouchee John Wheeler (1685) with chirograph of fine for same, chirograph of fine for a messuage and land in Ashbrittle, John Doble v. Edw.Capron and Eleanor his wife (1693).

Hemyock, Devon, deeds  DD\DP/12/9  1688, 1707

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Exemplification of Common Recovery of manor of Culme Davy in Hemyock. Thos. Were v. Geo.Palmer, gent., 1st vouchee Hen. Bowerman.gent., 2nd vouchee John Wheeler (1688); quitclaim by Margaret Amy (nee Kelly widow of Hen. Bowerman of Whitehall, Hemyock, and of William Amy) of Bowdross Castle. Cornwall, to her son Henry Bowerman, of the capital messuage of Whitehall (excepting Highwood) and manor of Combe Davy in Hemyock (1707); agreement between Henry Bowerman of Hemyock.gent., and 16 others, yeomen, landholders in manor and tithing of Combe Davy, Hemyock. for the inclosure of common called Culme Davy Hill (1707).

Ashbrittle tithes and Bampton, Devon, records.  DD\DP/12/10  c.1700-1771

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Contents:
Misc. documents: agreement re the glebe lands and customs and tithes payable within Ashbrittle parish (giving names of owners, occupiers and subtenants), between rector, Rob.Greyghton, and three local J.P.s (n.d., c.1700); agreement for partition and allotment of Great and Little Bampton Downs, Bampton, Devon, with locations and bounds of plots described (1704); probate of will of Rob.Kerslake of Wellington, esq., dat.1771, cods.1771, pr.1771.

Marsh family Devon property  DD\DP/12/11  1707-1773

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Copy and draft deeds of capital mansion of Wear Gifford and closes (specified), limekilns, landing places, fishery of the River Torridge, mortgaged by Henry Honeycombe of Exeter, surgeon, and his wife Hannah, dau. of Wm.Gayer (1753) and assigned (1765). Copy leases by Lord Fortescue to the Honeycombes and their mortgages of parts of Wear Gifford (1769). Draft marriage settl. of Thos.Marsh of Wellington and Hannah daughter of Henry Honeycombe of Wear Gifford. re her third share in the Wear Gifford property (1773). Mortgage of 1753 also relates to the manor and capital mansion of Cadicabeere als. Kekebeere als. Kegbeere, Nethercott and Kegbeere Mills and other named premises in Okehampton, Dev., manor of Halsbury als. Halsbury Thomas als. North Halsbury in Burrington, Dev., moiety of Chichecott manor. Okehampton, messuage called Diggaport in Sourton, Dev., all formerly of Wm.Gayer. Correspondence re Thomas Marsh's interest in the Honeycombe estate (1800-06), incl. survey and valuations of Wear Gifford property.

Marsh family.  DD\DP/12/12  c.1780-1806

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Abstracts of title of Thomas Marsh of Wellington or of his co-executor Cornelius Marsh to Evans's. Tuckers alias Mills and Fildews in manor of Greenham and parish of Ashbrittle, with references to other properties incl. Tracebridge Hills [1739-80]; Capeslade in Thorne St.Margaret and Sampford Arundel [1684-1770]; 2/3 of manor of Greenham [1692]; Redgates and Cotlands in Hemyock, Dev. [1735-80]; Budds and Culways, Wellington [1618-1770]; Beer's tenement in manor of Greenham and parish of Stawley [1712-1780]; Budds[1618-1704], Calways [1709-16] and Greens tenement of 23 ac. in Westford, Wellington [1618-1738]; Thomas's or Beers in manor of Greenham and parish of Stawley, property of Rich.Hole Clarke [1692-1794]. Schedule of deeds [1618-1780] to be produced by Thos. Tudball; draft conveyance by Cornelius Marsh of Stogumber.surgeon. to John Farrant of Culmpine House. Clayhidon, Dev., of Redgates and Cotlands als. Cottrells of 28ac. in Culm Davey manor.Hemyock.Dev. (1806).

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/12/13  c.1686-1770

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Abstracts of title to capital messuage called Whitehall in manor of Coombe Davy and parish of Hemyock, Dev., with wood called High Wood (1659-1718); to the Three Bremleys in Ashbrittle [1719-66]; Major's tenement in Wellington Landside manor, Satchells tenement in Keyton manor. at Brinscot Holcombe Rogus, Dev., Cabeslade in Thorne St.Margaret and Sampford Arundel [1767-70]; copy deeds, incl conye by Wm.Lenthall of Burford, Oxen., to Mary Stonehouse of St.Andrew, Holborn, Middx., sp., of ¼ of Greenham manor in Ashbrittle (excepting. Greenham House and Barton and specified woods) (1686); conv. by Sir Edm.Feltiplace (surv.executor of Wm. Lenthall) to John Lenthall (s of Wm.) of Burford of manors of Besselsleigh, Berks., and Burford. Upton Synett and Yelford, Oxon. (1706); conv. by John Lenthall to Rob. Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, Dev., gent., of various shares in East Todbere in Ashbrittle, Milbere tenement in Chipstable, properties in Clayhanger, Dev.; Woodcocke and Willball, Hobhouse and Bullindon, Larcombes Cottage. Hoockhay and Doningstone mill (both in Doningstone manor). ¼ of rectory of Hockworthy and rectory of Holcombe Rogus, Dev. (1706) conveyance by John Lenthall to John Periam of Milverton, gent., of 5½ of manor of Ywood and Yatton in Bradivills Downe, Iwood, Yatton, Congresbury, Churchill, Wrenkton, Wellington and Ashbrittle: ¼ of manors of East Bagborough and Chipstable in Heddon, Lyddon, Bibolls Hill, Quantock, East and West Bagborough, Bishops Lydeard, Chipstable and Brompton Regis (unspecified) lands in Clayhanger, Dev., ¼ of advowson of Chipstable, ¼ of tithes and advowsons of Hockeworthy, Holcombe Rogus and Burlescombe, Dev. (1706); conveyance by Sir Edm.Feltiplace of Swimbrook, Oxon., Bt. (as executor of Wm.Lenthall) to John Lenthall of manors of Besselsleigh, Berks., and Burford, Upton Synett and Yelford, Oxon. (1706); probate of will of Hannah Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, Dev., so. dat. 1742, pr.1757: names and tenures of tenants [of Thomas Marsh] (c.1769); draft conveyance by Thos.Marsh to Thos. Besley of Lockbear, Dev., gent., of Wadhams.Evans's and Bourns tenements, in Greenham manor and Ashbrittle parish (1779); valuation of Shippen of 84¾ac. and Capeslade of 48½ac. [in Thorne St.Margaret] (n.d., c.1700); survey of Shippen of 80ac. (1723); observations re sale of Satchells and the Hemyock estate (n.d. 18th cent.).

Thorn falcon paper  DD\DP/12/14  1757-74

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Correspondence and papers in Chancery case (1772-4) by Morgan Jouxon of Thorne Falcon, Widow, against John Sealy of Ham.Creech St.Michael, yeoman, concerning eviction after expiry of 14 yr. lease of Thorne Farm and 137ac. in Thorne Falcon, for which Thos.Marsh acted as attorney.

Kerslake and Marsh families  DD\DP/12/15  1771-96

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Contents:
Misc. vouchers re estate of Thos.Marsh incl. bond by Rob.Kerslake to Edw.Clarke of Chioley, Nynehead (1771); legal accounts of Prockter Thomas (1780-84); release of legacy under will of Rob.Kerslake (1784); bill for creditors meeting at John Butler's white Hart Inn. Wellington (1796).

Affidavits from 52 creditors of Thos Marsh of debts owed to them  DD\DP/12/16  1784

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Misc.docts. re Thos.Marsh's estate.  DD\DP/12/17  1748-84

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Contents:
Incl. abstract of lease and assignment of Madders tenement and 17ac. to Perry tithing. Wellington, by Popham to Marsh (1748): abstract of bond re Fildews tenement and 17ac. in Greenham manor and Ashbrittle parish (1769); crafts for agreements with Marsh's creditors (1784).

Legal correspondence of attorney, Rob Beadon.  DD\DP/12/18  1784-1809

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Contents:
Mainly on concerns of Thos.Marsh's estate and those of Prockter Thomas.

Box 13: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Stanley and Ashbrittle deeds.  DD\DP/13/1  1675-1752

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Contents:
Leases of property in Greenham manor by lords of quarter shares, incl.Shumacks tenement in Ashbrittle Mary Stonehouse to Rob.Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus, Dev., yeo. (1686); Bassett trustees to same of overland called Shomwood als. Shumach and Cutson in Ashbrittle (1705); Bridget Thomas's tenement by John Bassett to Rob.Kerslake (1712): Shorneys tenement in Ashbrittle by Kerslake to Rob.Chard of Ashbrittle, carpenter (1718), of same by Rt.Hon John Wakkco to same (1718), of same by John Jones of Langford, esq., to same (1719), of same by Jones to Grace, widow of Rob.Chard (1726). of same by Peter Kerslake to Wm.Martin.thatcher (1727); 2 messuages or tenements late Morses in Stawley by John Bassett to Rob.Kerslake (1720); Stones tenement in Stawley by Bassett trustees to Thos.Lawrence of Wiveliscombe, apothecary (1728); tenement late of Joan Thomas, wid. in Stawley by Rev. Rob.Kerslake to John Beer of Stawley, cooper (1752). Lease of two closes called Lareham and Brookeham. part of glebe of Uffculme Rectory by Jas.Holway of Uffculme, Dev., esq., to Alex.Melhuish of same, clothier (1675). [Bundle label is pr.sale notice of Davists and Overlands tenements at Withiel Florey at Bell Inn. Wiveliscombe, 1780.]

Hemyock, Devon.  DD\DP/13/2  1703-15

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Deeds of capital messuage called Whitehall and wood called Highwood in Hemyock, Dev., sold by Henry Bowerman of Hemyock and wife Eliz. to Chas. Baker of Ottery St. Mary, gent., subject to mortgage repayments to members of Kerslake family and many others. Closes named in conveyance of 1715.

Ashbrittle and Wellington deeds.  DD\DP/13/3  1738-88

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Contents:
Misc. deeds, etc., incl. lease of Late Green's tenement, Westford, Wellington, by Popham to Thos. Marsh (1738); conveyance and enfranchisement of closes called Bremels Land and Burrowhill, Wellington by Herbert Sawyer and others to Thomas Marsh (1773); conditions of sale of Thos. Marsh's properties. incl. Budds, Greens, Cogans, Tile House, Colways Brownings House and Olands, all at Westford, Wellington, with details of bids and sales, at John Butler's White Hart inn, Wellington (1782): conveyance by Rob.Kerslake of Ashbrittle, yeo., to Rob. Kerslake of Wellington. esq., of Bremleys tenement late of Roger Capron and another messuage and 45ac., all in Ashbrittle (1770); agreement by creditors of Thos.Marsh for payment by Marsh's executors to John Hellings of Stawley gent (1788).

Devon papers  DD\DP/13/4  1706, 1713

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Contents:
Award by Rob.Kerslake of Holcombe Rogus.Dey., yeo., for division and allotment of Sampford Moor and Holbarnes between the 18 interested landowners with details of tenements held and descriptions of inclosures (1706); marriage settl. of Wm. Dicker (son of Wm [deceased] and Mary Dicke of Upton Hellions.Dev.) and Mary, dau of Rev. Rob of Sandford. Dev., re Haske in Upton Hellions and Lower Palford als. Herrings Pafford and Hill als. Terhill in Drewsteignton, Dev. (1713).

Box 14: Lethbridge estate papers  [no ref. or date]

Luxborough estate of A.G.Lethbridge:  DD\DP/14/1  1871-1876

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Contents:
Estate accounts (1871-76) and cashbock (1871-76), both kept by Wm.Iarr, and solicitors' accounts, Beadon and Sweet (1872-76), three vols. ?

Luxborough estate vouchers  DD\DP/14/2  1872-1874

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Contents:
Will billheads particularly for area of Watchet, Williton, Blue Anchor, etc.

Misc.papers of Luxborough estate.  DD\DP/14/3  1840, 1872-5

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Contents:
Incl.bills for work by John How.carpenter (1872-3); sale catalogue of estate (1875); estate accounts (1873-4); coph Withiel Florey tithe apportionment (1840) with rental (1872).

Luxborough estate paper.  DD\DP/14/4  1872-74

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Contents:
Agreements by A.G.Lethbridge to F.J.Withers for leasing Butcher's estate, Luxborough (1872), to Jos.Gatchell of Alcombe.Dunster, for shooting over Coombe Row Farm.Old Cleeve (1873), by F.J.Withers for surrendering part of Butcher's estate (1874), and acknowledgment by Wm.Baker re a right of way in Luxborough (1874).

Luxborough estate paper  DD\DP/14/5  1873-75

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Contents:
Agreements by A.G.Lethbridge for letting Langham and Washers, Luxborough, to Rich.Hawkins, assigned to Rich.Hawkins (1873); Escott and Burrow farms, Withiel Florey to Wm. Tarr and John Surridge Tarr (1873); Withiel Farm, Withiel Florey, to John Joyce of Knowstone, Devon (1973); copyhold, Stolford and Hurscombe farms, Brompton Regis, to Wm.Heywood and Wm. Ridler Heywood of Rackenford.Dev., yeo. (1873); Poole, West Slowley, West Field and Hazery in Luxborough and Treborough to Chas. and Rich. Hawkins (1873); Old Stowey and Lype farms, Cutcombe (1875). Agreements with Thomas Cornish for surrendering Cophold, Stolford and Hurscombe farms. Brompton Regis, let to John Warren (1873). Contracts with Thos. How of Brompton Regis to build new farmhouse at Cophold, Brompton Regis (1873) cottage at Almoor Farm, Exton (1874), and a linhay at Leigh Farm, Brompton Regis, with plan (1874) and with Caleb Pollard of Washford for alterations to Poole Farm. Luxborough, with plan (1874).

Luxborough estate  DD\DP/14/6  1872-1875

1 bdle

Contents:
Half-yearly rentals of A.G.Lethbridge

Luxborough estate  DD\DP/14/7  1876

1 vol

Contents:
Rental of Chas. Lethbridge Luxborough estate.

Luxborough estate  DD\DP/14/8  1874

1 bdle

Contents:
Contract with Caleb Pollard of Washford to build silverhouse at Luxborough, with plan and elevations.

Correspondence of Charles Lethbridge. mainly on estate matters.  DD\DP/14/9  1873-75

1 bdle

Correspondence of Charles Lethbridge, mainly on estate matters  DD\DP/14/10  1875-85

Correspondence of Charles Lethbridge, mainly on estate matters with epitomes of wills.  DD\DP/14/11  1881-1885

Luxborough estate:  DD\DP/14/12  1875-77

Contents:
Misc.papers, incl.succession duty papers of Charles Lethbridge on death of his uncle, A.G.Lethbridge (d.1875).

Luxborough estate:  DD\DP/14/13  1872-1878

Contents:
Misc. papers, incl. case of Insole v. Goddard re repairs to farms (1878); estimate for building stable and cart shed at Escott Farm, Withiel Florey by Caleb Pollard (1873); appointment of attornies by A.G.Lethbridge (1872); misc. and draft correspondence (1877-78); extract from Luxborough tithe apportionment (n.d.).

Luxborough estate  DD\DP/14/14  c.1870

Contents:
Printed blank forms for agreements, tenancy conditions rules for allotments (n.d. w/m 1870).

Box 15: Lethbridge estate papers  [no ref. or date]

Memoranda books, Luxborough estate  DD\DP/15/1  1872-1876

5 vols

Contents:
Mainly reports on tenancy matters, condition of and repairs to farm buildings (2 vols. 1872-73, 1873-76); Hen.Sweet's draft account books for estate (2 vols. 1873-4, 1874-6) and bank book (1873-76).

Luxborough estate:  DD\DP/15/2  1872-1875

2 bdles

Contents:
Vouchers 1872, 1874, 1875

Estate accounts  DD\DP/15/3  1873-77

1 bdle

Contents:
Bundles of tenants disbursements (1875-76), and of bills, memoranda and estimates for Poole, Withiel and Hurscombe farms (1874-75), Poole and Hazery, Luxborough (1873-75), Withiel Farm in Withiel Florey (1874-6). Old Stowey Farm, Cutcombe (1875) Holworthy Farm. Brompton Regis (1875-77). Copyhold in Brompton Regis with plan of alterations (1873-76).

Copy and draft agreements for leases on Luxborough estate  DD\DP/15/4  1873-75

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. assignment of Langham and Washers, Luxborough by Rich.Hawkins to John Hawkins; particular of Westcott, Woodland, pt. of Ditch, Throat, all in Luxborough, to John Hagley: Nurcombe in Luxborough, to Geo.Hole; Newcombe, Colly Hill, and, Kennisham, Luxborough, to Wm. and John Hayes (1875); Nurcott and well in Luxborough to R.G.Norman; New Mill (Waterflow), Luxborough, to Benj.Phillips; closes in Luxborough to Wm.Hen.Vicary of Kingsbridge, Luxborough, innkeeper (1874); particular of Gupworthy, Withiel Florey, to Rich.Baker: closes in Luxborough, Brompton Regis and Withiel Florey to Giles Rendle (1874); particular of Kersham, Cutcombe, to Rich, Barron; Ford and Stone in Withiel Florey to Mark Coles; particular of house and closes. Withiel Florey to John Greenslade; particular of closes in Brompton Regis, Exton and Withiel Florey to Jos.Scott; particular of Castle Hill, Withiel Florey, to Wm.Tarr; Lower Woolcott in Brompton Regis and Withiel Florey to Wm.Corner: Leigh Farm, Brompton Regis to Rob. and John Williams; Almoor and Smarmoor and Beerlands in Exton, Brompton Regis and Luxborough to Wm.Wright, jun.; Coomberow farm in Old Cleeve to Ann Jewell.wid. All dated 1873 unless otherwise stated.

Correspondence of Charles Lethbridge with Hen.Sweet (1873, 1874, 1875, 1877-1878).  DD\DP/15/5  1873-1878

1 bdle

Luxborough estate papers  DD\DP/15/6  1875-76

Contents:
Including partiuclars of estate, lists of leases for lives, allotments, schedule of tenancy agreements, surrender of cottage, Cutcombe (1875), schedule of deeds of Sturthill Farm.co.Dors. [1750-1853] (1875); declaration by Hen Sweet. agent of estate from 1872. (1876).

Luxborough estate  DD\DP/15/7  1871-76

1 bdle

Contents:
Leasehold. cottage and allotment rentals.

Misc. rentals and account  DD\DP/15/8  1871, 1876

1 bdle

Luxborough estate, tenants' correspondence  DD\DP/15/9  1873-1875

1 bdle

Iron mining papers.  DD\DP/15/10  1853-1876

1 bdle

Contents:
Copy lease of iron ore and mining rights in Luxborough, Withiel Florey, Treborough, Brompton Regis, Exton and Cutcombe to Thos.Brown and Jos.Richardson of Ebbw vale Iron Works.co.Monmouth (1853): acct. and correspondence re dues from same mines (1870); draft affidavits re rents from Brendon Hill to be paid into court.Chancery suit. Lethbridge v. Lethbridge (1872, 1876).

Dampier Correspondence  DD\DP/15/11  1869-1875

1 bdle

Contents:
Correspondence from Capt.Frederick Dampier Rich (1818-76) and his wife to their uncle A.G.Lethbridge, mainly on financial matters and Lugwardine House, Torquay, Dev. (1879-75), with bank book (1871-73).

Misc. Luxborough Estate papers  DD\DP/15/12  1873-c.1877

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. valuations of Cophold. Stolford and Hurscombe farms in Brompton Regis, and Pool Farm, West Fields and Hazery in Luxborough and Treborough (1873); plan of house (not built, n.d.). draft observations on estate farms (c.1877).

Luxborough estate  DD\DP/15/13  1874-1878

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers concerning Chancery case, Insole v. Goddard and others, repairs to buildings thereon, including correspondence.

Luxborough estate:  DD\DP/15/14  1851-1876

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. papers, incl. Act to grant farming and mining leases on Sir Thos.Budder Lethbridge's estates (1851); draft will of Susan Ann, wife of Chas.Lethbridge formerly of Chargot, Luxborough, dat.1875, revised 1885; sale particulars of Eastbrook, cottages and lands, in Trull and Pitminster, former home of A.G.Lethbridge (1876).

Box 16: Lethbridge family legal papers  [no ref. or date]

Legal papers  DD\DP/16/1  1789-1807

1 bdle

Contents:
Case at Taunton Assizes by Chas.Winter v. John Lethbridge, lord of manors of Bishops Lydeard and Ash Priors, for blocking up the water channel from the mill pond, Ash Priors, and re cuts and aqueducts built by Lethbridge to supply his fish ponds, affected by Winter's quarrying operations (1789): Sir John Trevelyan, Bt., of Nettlecombe v. John Pike, Anthony Gill and Jonah Baker. jun., as gatekeeper and servants of Lethbridge for poaching game at Kingsdown in St. Decumans in 1785, 1791, 1803 (1803): John Lethbridge v. Wm.Squire for poaching with qun and dogs in Pitwood. Old Cleave. Bridgwater Assizes (1803); John Winter v. Wm. Melton. Lethbridge's butler, for trespass while fishing in Watts River,' Bridgwater Assizes (1803): John Winter v. Sir John Lethbridge, Antheny Gill and Jos. Vicary for trespass in fishing in Watts River, with deposition of Abraham Pole of Bishops Lydeard, lab. aped 85, and plan of river and ajoining lands (1806); John Winter v. Sir John Lethbridge and Sam. Hiles for unreasonably distraining 2 ewes value £5. for 2s. unpaid rent for Bellings Leaze, Bishops Lydeard (1807).

Legal papers  DD\DP/16/2  1807-1808

1 bdle

Contents:
Case by Sir John Lethbridge v. Thos.Winter, John Knight, William Balmont and John Yendle, servants of Winter, for digging turf and soil on Ash Common in Ash Priors (1807): John Winter v. Sir John Lethbridge. Anthony Gill (deceased) and Jos.Vicary for trespass in fishing in Watts River, Bishops Lydeard (1807): King (on prosecution of John Winter) v. Thos.Trott of Bishops Lydeard, carpenter, for perjury in case re a style and bars in Brickfield Meadow, Bishops Lydeard (1808).

Legal and estate papers  DD\DP/16/3  1808-1813

1 bdle

Contents:
Correspondence of Sir John Lethbridge and others re sale of Croydon Farm, Old Cleeve, (1808) with sale poster (1812), opinion on title to Tripp Farm, Clatworthy (1812); depositions of witnesses (Eliz.wid.Francis Tout, Wm.Slocombe, Wm.Bowden, Wm.Lawfull. Thos.Popham and Geo.James, jun.) on rights of common belonging to Coomb Row or Rows End on Brendon Hill and Leigh Farm (1808); draft conveyance by Wm.Kerslake of Taunton as rector of Bradford-on-Tone to Sir John Lethbridge of tithes on named closes in Bradford (1808); papers re juries to try cases involving Sir John Lethbridge (1813).

Legal papers  DD\DP/16/4  1809

1 bdle

Contents:
Case by Sir John Lethbridge v. John Winter, Geo.Knight, John Pott and Rich.Edney, for trespass in taking turf and soil from closes in Bishop Lydeard (1809); John Winter v. Geo.Gibbs for nailing up a sluice and flooding Winter's lands by Watts House, Bishop Lydeard, with 7 detailed plans (1809).

Legal papers  DD\DP/16/5  1810

1 bdle

Contents:
Case of King. on prosecution by Sir John Lethbridge. v. John Winter for obstructing ancient church footpath from East Combe village to Bishops Lydeard church in Wheatcroft close, with depositions of Edmund Inman. Thos.Major House.Wm.Ottery, Rich.Hobbs.Jas.Gibbs and Wm.Melton, all of Bishops Lydeard (1810).

Legal papers  DD\DP/16/6  1810

1 bdle

Contents:
Case by Sir John Lethbridge v. Sir John Trevelyam for ejectment from ½ac. called Pearces Rap in Luxborough which he claimed as part of his manor of Langham and Poal, with plan and depositions of John Edbrooks and others (1810).

Legal papers  DD\DP/16/7  1797, 1810

1 bdle

Contents:
Case of king, on prosecution of John Winter v. Sir John Lethbridge for obstructing public way from Ash Priors across Ash Headow to public highway from Taunton to Dunster by building a well. incl. 4 copies of plan. and depositions, of William Bryant of Ash Priors. maltster, James Marks, mason, Rich, bucklebridge, innholder, both of Bishops Lydeard, and William Melton (1810); copy lease of Pixford Farm and 158 ac. (named closes) in manor and parish of Combe Florey by John Fraunceis Gwyn to John Winter of Stonehouse (1797).

Legal papers  DD\DP/16/8  1808

1 bdle

Contents:
Case of King. on presentation of Sir John Lethbridge v. John Winter and his servants. Martin Clement and George Govier for breaking down a style and bars at Brickfield Meadow, Bishops Lydeard, across which a public way from Ash Priors to highway from Taunton to Dunster was laid out in 1778 to replace another through Lethbridge's park (1808).

Legal papers.  DD\DP/16/9  1810

1 bdle

Contents:
Case of John Winter v. Henry Gibbs, tenant of Combe Down Farm under Sir John Lethbridge, for quarrying under Winter's fence at Sandy Hill or Combe Florey Wood in Combe Florey with 6 copies of plan and sections and depositions of Thos. Cross, Wm. Allen and Wm. Evans (1810).

Legal papers.  DD\DP/16/10  1811

1 bdle

Contents:
Case of Charles How of Ash Priors, miller, tenant of Sir John Lethbridge v. Thos. Winter of Bishops Lydeard, esq., and his servant, John Miller, for breaking the dam of Ash Priors millpond to obtain flow of water (1811)

Legal papers.  DD\DP/16/11  1807, 1811

1 bdle

Contents:
Case of King v. John Winter for perjury in hearing of earlier case (1807) in Consistory Court for subtraction of church rates in respect of Bellings Leaze, Watts and Catts Ground, claiming never to have been asked for the same, with papers in both cases (1807, 1811); furniture sale notice, Batts Park, Trull, John Jeffries (1811).

Legal papers.  DD\DP/16/12  1811

1 bdle

Contents:
Case of John Winter v. Thos. Bond and Stephen Blandford, churchwardens of Brishops Lydeard, (and a counter suit) for £5,000 damages defamation of his character in bringing suit which failed (1811), with letter of Sir John Lethbridge.

Box 17: Lethbridge family legal papers.  [no ref. or date]

Legal papers.  DD\DP/17/1  1812

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers in three cases at Taunton Assizes (1812): King v. Sir John Lethbridge for an assault on John Winter in pulling him down from a wall at Ash Priors mill pond; King v. John Winter for challenging Lethbridge to fight on same occasion ('I'll meet thee at any time and place and with any weapon thee shall think proper'), with depositions of Wm. Melton, of Bishops Lydeard, Lethbridge's butler, Rich. Mare of Ash Priors: King on prosecution of John Hill, Lethbridge's tenant near Ash Priors mill, v. Thos. Winter of Bishops Lydeard, gent., and four of his labourers, for breaking down a wall and digging a trench in Hill's garden adjoining Ash Priors millpond, with depositions of Rob. Foster, David Burston and Wm. Melton.

Legal papers.  DD\DP/17/2  1814

1 bdle

Contents:
Cases at Taunton Assizes (1814): John Winter v. George Cribbs of Higher Mills, Bishops Lydeard, miller, Sir John Lethbridge's tenant, for flooding Winter's fields, thus destroying herbage and trees, by closing up an aperture in a wall (1814); same v. Sir John Lethbridge for diverting a watercourse running into Ash Priors millpond, with depositions of James Marks, John and Rich. Young, John Pike, Rob. Foster, Jos. Burston, Jas. Durston (1814).

Legal papers.  DD\DP/17/3  1813-1814

1 bdle

Contents:
Case at Wells Assizes (1814): Thos.Winter v. Sir John Lethbridge for damage caused by latter's deer breaking out of his park after a heavy snowfall, with depositions of John Nicholas, John Pike, John and Rich.Young (1814); Thos.Winter v. Sir John Lethbridge for diverting watercourse running into Ash Priors mill pond, with 6 copies of plan marking streams, Ash Mill, Winter's new threshing machine, and 2 copies of plans showing Winter's fish ponds near Watts House (1814) with papers re former hearing of case (1813).

Solicitor's accounts.  DD\DP/17/4  1803-17

1 bdle

Contents:
Draft accounts of Robert Beadon for general legal business for Sir John Lethbridge, including specific accounts for fighting cases against John Winter (1803-15), accounts of same for Sir Thos.Lethbridge re estate of Sir John Lethbridge (1815-17).

Misc. summonses and solicitors' notices in Lethbridge cases (1814).  DD\DP/17/5  1814

1 bdle

Estates papers.  DD\DP/17/6  c.1811

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. drafts and abstracts relating to Lethbridge properties in Somerset and Devon, including abstract of title to Tatham, Conquest and Bulgrubs in Bishops Lydeard [1744-1811], abstracts re Bishops Lydeard manor [1698-9], abstracts of property descriptions for projected sales, draft revocations of settlements (1811): copy wills of John Periam of Hill.Bishops Lydeard, dat.1754.pr.1756. and Thos.Lethbridge of Court, Winkleigh, Dev., dat.1767.

Legal opinions.  DD\DP/17/7  1796-1814

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc.counsels' opinions on various Lethbridge matters (1796-1814), award of John Pidaley of Exeter in case over lease of Belford Mills Ashburton, Dev., betw. Sir John Lethbridge and Thos. Bradridge of Kingston House.Dev. (1806); draft petition by Lethbridge re fishing in Watts River, Bishops Lydeard (1806).

Misc. documents.  DD\DP/17/8  1768-1811

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. copy agreement betw. John Fraunceis Gwyn of Force Abbey and Thos.Wedgwood of Upcott House, Bishops Hull, esq., re Gadds cottage and limekiln claimed by Sir John Lethbridge and forming part of a conveyance of Combe Wood (80ac.) and Miles's Farm, Combe Florey, by Gwyn to Wedgwood (1799): Act for allotment of commons in Kings Bromton, Upton and Skilgate (1801): mortgage by Rev. James Camplin of Eastbury, Dors., to Wm.Hawker of Poundisford Lodge, Pitminster, esq., of Tripp Farm of 700ac. in Clatworthy (1802): answer of Jas.Bernard and Thos.Charter in Chancery case brought by Thos. Winter re management of Sir Rich.Grabham's almshouse charity. Bishops Lydeard (c.1806); contract and letter of James Jacobs of Tanton, coachmaker, for sale to Sir John Lethbridge of two houses occ.John Lock and Jas. Tucker in Paul St., Taunton (1811); copy will of Wm.Moore of North Newton, esq., 'disordered by the gent', re his illegitimate son William Collett by his servant, Eliz.Barnett, dat.1766, cod.1768, pr.1768; opinions on title to Downside Farm (no parish), (1807, 1810).

Correspondence concerning legal business for Sir John Lethbridge by Robert Beadon.  DD\DP/17/9  1796-7, 1805-1810

8 bdles

Contents:
Relating to purchase and sales of land and many of the lawsuits above (16/1-17/3). Also including: 1796-7, purchase of Langham Farm (?Churchill) from J.Inman: 1805, case re repair of Belford Mills, Ashburton, Dev. with estimates for rebuilding and repair; 1806, abstract of title of Chas. and Sarah Marshall to Willaller tenement, Withycombe, from 1724; 1807-8 title of Combrow, Old Cleeve, of Wm.Norton Dawe; 1810, list of county voters and how they voted in 1807.

Misc. corresp., mainly relating to Winter lawsuits  DD\DP/17/10  1800-1819

1 bdle

Contents:
But including letters from Lethbridge, one on sale of Monksilver manor (1800), deposition of John Winter re John Pike's shooting his rooks at Watts, Bishops Lydeard (1804), gamekeepers' certificates for John Pike and Wm.Melton (1808), sale particulars of Higher and Lower Coombe, Cheriton Fitzpaine, and other lands in Shobrooke and Crediton, Dev. (1810), correspondence a mortgage on Tripp Farm, Clatworthy, and involvement of Jonathan Passingham of Treveny, Helston, Cornwall as son of Jonathan Passingham of Bath (1812-13).

Corresp. concerning Mary Jane Vial  DD\DP/17/11  1797-1814

1 bdle

Contents:
Daughter of Mary Jane vial.widow, alias St.Julian, fathered by John (later Sir John) Lethbridge of Sandhill Park and born at Brislington, c.1797. The mother was committed to Ilchester gaol for debt in 1799 and 1800 and by 1811 had married - Godwin and moved to London.

Box 18: Lethbridge family papers  [no ref. or date]

Solicitors' corresp.  DD\DP/18/1  1798-1807

4 bdles

Contents:
Largely between (Sir) John Lethbridge and Robert Beadon concerning lawsuits, peaching, land purchase, etc., 1798-1800, 1799, 1803-c.1807.

Solicitor's correspondence  DD\DP/18/2  1805-1814

9 bdles

Contents:
1805-24, 1810-14, 1811 1812 1813 1814.

Solicitor's correspondence  DD\DP/18/3  1804-1815

1 bdle

Various solicitor's bills for legal business for Sir John Lethbridge, 1799-1825, 1806-13, 1807-14, 1812-16 (the last all by Wm.Leigh).  DD\DP/18/4  1799-1816

4 bdles

Misc. deeds  DD\DP/18/5  1798-1817

1 bdle

Contents:
Comprising assignment of cottage adj. former Oxford Inn and nearby messuage in Burtpage, both Bishops Lydeard by Rev.John Bowen of Bath to John Tucker, yeo. (1798); covenant to produce deeds (schedule 1654-1806) of messuages called Cowlings, South Greenslades als. Norwoods, Brompton Regis, by Sir John Lethbridge to Lord Porchester, following exchanges (1811); assignment of closes called Temperleys of 21ac., Kings Down of 99ac., Peters als.Woodend cottage, 4ac. in Kingswood Coppice in St.Decumans by reps. of Sir John Lethbridge, decd., to Sir John Trevelyan of Nettlecombe, Bt. (1817).

Draft deeds mainly involving Sir John Lethbridge  DD\DP/18/6  1795-1815

1 bdle

Contents:
Conveyance of house and 2 tenements called Longlands and Shortlands with 80ac. in Bishops Lydeard by Dame Juliana Langham and Sir Wm.Langham, Bt., her son, to John Lethbridge (1795); conveyance by same to same of Upcott Farm, Davis's Tenement and The Overlands of 110ac., Sullys tenement, Sullys and Tuckers tenement, cottage on Brendon Hill, in Withiel Florey (1795); assignment by same to same of Withiel Florey manor (1797-8); Langham and 235ac., Blindwells tenement and 63ac. in Luxboroough conv. by John Inman (formerly of Wrington then Churchill) to Lethbridge (1797); same to same conveying closes in Chargot als.Langham Wood and Langham Hill or common in Luxboroug (1797); conveyance by Sam.Southwood of Burnworthy. Churchstanton to Lethbridge of ittwood, Old Cleeve (1798): conveyance by Rev.John Burgess Karslake of Filleign.Dev., to Lethbridge of Kersham manor in Cutcombe, Hole Stowey or Old Stowey. Vicarys Ground of 170ac.. Blake's Hobb's and Laughfulls nr.Kersham village of 356ac., pt. of Brendon Common of 273ac., Bryants, Lockier's, Burnells, Locksball nr Copple Cross, all in Cutcome (1806): conv. of Rowe's End now Combe Row and 420ac. at Leighland. Old Cleeve, by Hill Dawe of Ditcheat(s. of Hill Dawe by Susannah, sister and heir of Wm.Moore s. of Andrew Hoore of N.Newthon) and others to Lethbridge (1807); conv. of Half Moon Inn.North St., Taunton, messuage behind and lane from inn to whirllgig Lane by Geo.Sheppard of Bishops Hull and Sarah Skinner Weekes of Ashill to Lethbridge (1809-10): release of Hone.Bampton.Devon. Court place. Newpark Haddon lenement and Townsend, etc. in Skildate. by Lethbridge to Thos. Welch late of Skilgate. then of London (s. Thos.,s. Francis Welch) and others (1810); conv. of Higher Eastcot, Ford Tenement and pasture on vealme, Smoskeham, Smoakeham Hill. Rewlins Down, Brendon, Brendon Hill, Eqerton als.Egerdown and Ford, by John Slocombe of Sampford Brett to Lethbridge(1810); John Slocombe and Geo. Bickham of Stoqumber to Lethbridge assigning manor of Withiel Florey (1810). covenant to produce deeds. Lethbridge to Lord Porchester (1811 - as in 18/5 above): assignment of Tripp Farm and 700ac., Clatworthy, by Jonathan Passingham of Heston, Middx., to John Fownes Luttrell (1814-1815).

Miscellaneous estate papers.  DD\DP/18/7  1715, 1810-13

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers re sale of Coombe Barton in Cheriton Fitzpaine and Shobrooke and Neopardy in Crediton, Devon, by Sir John Lethbridge (1810), incl. printed sale particulars, valuations and particulars (1810-13), with survey of West Neopardy, Crediton (c.1715), valuations of Lethbridge's estates in Devon and Somerset, incl. Ash Priors, Bishops Lydeard and Combe Florey (1811), abstract of title deeds to Bishops Lydeard manor [1698-1770], extract from will of C.W.Bampfylde of Hestercombe, esq., dat. 1787, pr. 1791.

Papers re. questionable title of Lethbridges to Coombe estate sold to Mr. John Norrish.  DD\DP/18/8  1811-1812

1 bdle

Letter books (2) of Robert Beadon on legal business for Sir John Lethbridge: 1806-1812, 1812-1814, 1816.  DD\DP/18/9  1806-1816

2 vols.

Legal paper  DD\DP/18/10  1805-1814

1 bdle

Contents:
Draft affadavits and other papers in cases involving Winter family and Sir John Lethbridge.

Legal opinions in various cases concerning Sir John Lethbridge.  DD\DP/18/11  1797, 1805-1807

1 bdle

Various plans (10) illustrating cases involving John Winter and Sir John Lethbridge.  DD\DP/18/12  1810, n.d

10 docs

Brief for plaintiff  DD\DP/18/13  1809

1 bdle

Contents:
In case of John Fisher, barrister, tenant for Deane Farm. Bishops Lydeard of Mrs. Jemima Chubb. wid., (dau, of Thomas Slocombe) v. John Winter, for diverting a stream, with plan and evidence of William Mullins. Edmund Bodger. John plummer, Samuel Rogers. John Harris. Richard Edney and others,

Case of William Balment, servant to John winter. v. John Pike. gamekeeper to Sir John Lethbridge, for poaching a hare (1809).  DD\DP/18/14  1809

1 bdle

Papers in case of Charles Now v. Thos.Winter and John Willer with 7 copies of plans. 2.O.B.s.  DD\DP/18/15  1811

2 bdles

Papers in cases involving the destruction of gates, between Lethbridge and Winter.  DD\DP/18/16  1805-13

1 bdle

Misc. papers in various Lethbridge cases and legal business  DD\DP/18/17  1806-1814

1 bdle

Contents:
Including gamekeepers deputations and certificates, election address of John Hanmer, M.P. for Taunton (1807), printed cause lists for Somerset Lent Assizes (1813-14), writs, billheads for Pratt's London Inn, Exeter (1813).

Correspondence, notices, petition and draft Bill for the enclosure of 1,000ac. commons in Withiel Florey  DD\DP/18/18  1801-2, 1809

1 bdle

Contents:
(John Slocombe and Geo.Bickham, lords of manor) with correspondence from John Lethbridge (incl.one of 1802 stating 'I have wholly given up the idea') and others.

Box 19  [no ref. or date]

Minutes of evidence taken by Select Committee on the Taunton election Petition against the return of Arthur Mills as M.P. for Taunton on 8-9, 11-16 April 1853, and (printed) 17-18, 20-22 June 1853, which declared Ramsden duly elected as M.P. for Taunton.  DD\DP/19/1  1853

1 bdle

Taunton Election petition  DD\DP/19/2  1853

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. notes re bribery, draft evidence of witnesses, list of voters whose votes were questined. list of publicans and their inns in Taunton.

Box 20: Bradford on Tone deeds  [no ref. or date]

Leases of properties within the manor of Bradford -on-Tone  DD\DP/20/1  1653-1722

1 bdle

Contents:
Wm.Challes.worstedcomber (1653), Rich.Jeane.gent. (mess. and farthingland called Ashcombe and closes called Wormestalle, 1673), Wm.Carpenter, butcher (mess. and ten. a half yard land called Paynes Place. closes called Scabias in Newfurlong. nr.Viccaryes Cross, 1677). John Bruford.yeo. (mess., a half yard land called Hipbrocks. ten and closes called Paynes Close. Longland and Greenway, 1677). Christopher Cooke of Wilton, clothier, and mother Ruth.widow of Christ.Cooke (Watergrist and fulling mills called Hele Mills with house, Millhams, hoovard, etc., 1685). Susannah Challes, wid. of Wm. (1687). John Bruford, yeo. (a farthingland of 17ac., covenant to replant fruit trees. 1689), Wm.Serle.gent. (1689), Jas.Norman of Heathfield.yeo. Edw.Stacy.clothier.Abraham Turner, woolcomber (house and closes:
Wardeaker, Langer lands.Adcraft.Westwood. East Meadow. Broad Mutchelney Great Tone Lake, 1694); John Moses, carrier (closes - The Marsh, Pernell, Hatchett, 1694). Anne Knight.so.(cott. and Blackeaker at Hele.1695).
Wm.Turner.Woolcomber (1697), John Jane.gent. (cott at Stowford.1698), John Randell.butcher (cott. and Blackeaker at Hele. 1698). Humphrey Addicott. yeo. (messuage at Hele.1698) Gregory Jeane.gent. (farthingland of 16ac., moiety of Reeves Meade 1699). Wm.Sarle.gent (5 closes called Langhams of 33ac. in West Buckland.1701), John Teane.gent, (1703). Peter Risdon of Castlemans hill.gent, (mess. and farthingsland of 12ac. at Dolberry. 1705). Eliz. Prescott sp. (cott etc.called Longstall near the Pound, 1722).
Lords: Alex.Popham of Littlecote, Wilts., and Katherine fraunceis of Combe Florey, wid.1653: Katherine Fraunceis. Sir Wm.and Eliz. Bassett of Claverton, 1673-77; Katherine Fraunceis and Sir Wm.Bassett, 1685; Sir Wm.Bassett, 1687-89; John Doble of Clverleigh, Dev., 1689-1705; Wm.Burridge of Stoke St.Mary, 1722. [all lessees of Bradford unless otherwise stated].

Bradford on Tone deeds  DD\DP/20/2  1680-1797

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds, etc. of closes called Yollands, Vicars Crosse formerly Chadlock nr.Vicars Crosse Greene. The Parrock als. The Round Orchard in the midst of Tone Green, all in Bradford-on-Tone (all formerly part of Sharps Place), assigned by Edm.Parker jun. of Pynn Court, Pinhoe, Dev., gent. to Edw.Stacy of Bradford, sergemaker, in 1680. settled on Stacy's son, Edward of Bradford, sergemaker, on marriage with Anne Bindon of Bishops Hull.sp., in 1697, sold to John Ritherdon of Bradford, yeo., in 1706 (and quitclaimed in 1719).
Conveyance of closes called Parkes, reserving use of sluice nr.Parke Lane to water flax in the pit there by Wm.Serle of Bradford, gent. (s. of Wm., nephew of Thos.) to John Ritherdon (1718). Lease of Ham Lands in West Buckland by bishop of Bath and Wells to Rob. Ritherdon, goldsmith, Sam.Huntley Ritherdon, woollen draper, and John stockwell, gent., all of London (1797).

Leases of properties within the manor of Bradford [-on-Tone]  DD\DP/20/3  1701-50

Contents:
Incl. the Court House, reserving right to hold courts there, Cosenhills, to Rob.Prescott, weaver (1701). Josias Norman, yeo. (1747); farthingland. Utter More, to Rob.Bruford, weaver (1701): 5 closes called Langhams of 33ac. in West Buckland, to Wm.Serle, gent. (1701); 3 decayed houses, Lynches, Greenway, Langland. Milbourne, to Eleanor d. of Edw. and Eleanor Bruford (1705): Thos.Hancock, butcher (1715); watergrist and fulling mills called Hele Mills at Hele. Milhams, hopyard, land in Helemoore, to Eliz.Cooke of Taunton.wid. (1712); messuage and farthingland called Ashcombe of 17ac., closes called Wormestalls of 15ac., to Grace Jeane of Stowford in Bradford, so. of John (1712). to John Jeane of Stowford.gent. (1723); messuage in Hele, to John Ritherdon.yeo. (1715, 1728); messuage called a farthingland of 26ac., Broadwood, Westwood, Langerland, Odcroft.Berry Close, Warde, land in Holeditch ('by land sheire'), Helemoor, Tonelake, reserving The Marsh, Vernell ale. Vernhill, Hatchett, to John Ritherdon, yeo. (1716): Paines Place, a halfyardland of 22ac., Scabias in New Furlong nr. Viccaryes Cross, to Rob. Carpenter, yeo. s. of John. nephew of Rob. and Thos.(1722): messuage formerly of Poe.pullen, to John Jeane of Stowford, gent. (1723), Many Jeans. wid.(1741): messuage late of Joan Prott.wid, to Jas Norman of Heathfield. gent.(1724). John Surrage of Chipsmable.yeo.(1735); the Lower House. Hedgeing, yarland. The Two pessells, Rusham.East Halfe Acre, Hoitacre als. Light Acre. the Ley, lands in Broad Mutchelney. Nolecitch. Tonelake, Helemoore. to wm.Turner, yeo.(1725); messuage, burgage (sic) called a farthingland of llac. and 41½ac. overland (in Tonelake, Helemore), to Wm. Turner of Heal.jun., yeo.(1729); Bruford's tenement.to Rob.Bampfield of Wellington.yeo. (1731): cottage. Half Yard. to John Jeane.yeo. (1733): 5 closes called The parks of 20ac., to Rich wyatt of Middle Temple. London.esq. [s.Rich. of Nynehead, gent., adm.1703] (1733); cottage, to Wm.Carpenter, sergeweaver (1744): 2 cotts., now 3. form. of Ann Stacey. to Martin venning, yeo. (1747); messuage, Wardeacre. the two Langerlands. Adcraft, Westwood, East Meadow. lands in Broadmutchelney, Great Tonelake, Heale Hoore Head, to Abraham Turner, yeo. (1750); messuage called Wydon at Wydon, to Thos.Welman of Lower Poundisford, Pitminster, esq.(1757): cott. called Longstall nr. The Pound. to Wm.Perrett, yeo.(1759).
Lord: Wm.Burridge of Stoke St.Mary. 1701-57, of Taunton St.Mary.1759, [all parties of Bradford unless otherwise stated.] O.S.

Leases and assignments in manor of Bradford(-on-Tone)of  DD\DP/20/4  1706-68

1 bdle

Contents:
Messuage and 17ac. incl. Easter and Wester Hedging. to John Ritherdon, yeo.(1706); Budds tenement of 12ac. to same(1707) and his son, Malachi Ritherdon, gent. (1735); 4ac. in Tonelake, pt. of Brownsfords tenement, to John Ritherdon (1709); assignment of mess. at Hele from.occ. by Alice Trott and Humph.Addicott. yeo., by mortgagee. John Daw of Taunton, mercer, to John Ritherdon (1714); messuage, a farthingland of 26ac., Broadwood, Westwood, Langerland, Odcroft, Berry Close, Warde, lands in Holeditch. Tonelake, Helemore, reserving The Marsh, Vernell als. Vernhill. Hatchett, to John Ritherdon (1716); messuage and 5ac. called Davyes Land in Hele tithing. with 2ac. in Tonelake, form. of Brownsfords tenement. to same (1724); messuage at Hele. to same (1728); messuage and 13ac. formerly called Brufords tenement. occ. Thos.Hancock. to Robt.Bamfield of Wellington, yeo.(1731), assigned by Ann Bampfield. widow of his nephew, Edw., to Malachi Ritherdon, gent., s. of John (1768), enclosing abstract of will of Rob.Bamfield, dat. and prov.1753
Lords: Edw.Clarke of Chipley, Nynehead, 1706-9: William Burridge of Stoke St.Mary. 1716-31: Jepo.Clarke of Chipley, esq., 1724, 1735. [all parties of Bradford unless otherwise stated.].

Leases of properties in manor of Bradford(-on-Tone) of  DD\DP/20/5  1716-1766

1 bdle

Contents:
Messuage and 15½ac. called Wydon at Wydon (1716), messuage at Peyton, a farthingland of 14ac., lands in Tonelake and Helemoor (1718, 1740), messuage and 17ac. a farthingland, at Hele (1718), all formerly of Isaac Welman, to his son Thomas, of Lower poundisford, pitminster, esq.; closes called Marsh.
Vernell.Hatchett, now 2 fields late of Benj.Cross Risdon(1755, 1766). both to Wm.Denson of Trull, yeo.
Lord: Wm.Burridge of Stoke St.Mary, 1716-66,

Leases of properties in manor of Bradford (-on-Tone) of  DD\DP/20/6  1726-75

1 bdle

Contents:
Messuage, half farthingland or fiveacre tenement, the Three Baddon Hills. to executors of Wm.Serle.esq. (1726). Peter Serle of Testwood, Eling, Hants, esq. (1775); messuage, a farthingland of 13ac. formerly of John Morley. to same (1726, 1775): messuage and 13ac. formerly of George Brice. to same (1726, 1775): messuage and 28ac., orchard adj. Cassam Lane, Middleford, Wood Mead, 3 closes called Milbourne. 2 called Folway. Kingsmoore, late of Alex Bruford. to John Serle, esq. (1775).
Lord: William Burridge of Stoke St. Mary. 1726-1775.

Leases etc. of properties in manor of Bradford (-on-Tone) of  DD\DP/20/7  1768-1788

1 bdle

Contents:
Messuage and soaphouse (dimensions) to William venning. tallow-chandler (1768). with assignment of mortgage on same by High Jenkins, whitebaker. to John Pyne, sergemaker, both of Wellington (1774); cottage called Lower House, to Wm.Bowring, schoolmaster (1779); ruinous cottage called Longstall nr. The Pound, with liberty to demolish, to Bowring (1788); messuage, burgage, etc... called a farthingland of liac. late occu.Hugh Shutt, to Bowring (1788).
Lord: Wm.Burridge of Stoke St.Mary, 1768-88.

Bradford on Tone deeds  DD\DP/20/8  1788, 1800

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds of messuage called Shutts als. Washers. Broad Muchinay, Leigh, Kitts Acre, 2 Pistles. Rusham. Yardland, Hole Ditch, land in Tonelake. Healmoore, Hain, Hedging, all in Bradford[-On-Tone], assigned by Peter Southey of Hillfarrence, sergemaker, to Nich.Pook of Bishops Hull, officer of excise (1788), reassigned by Pook of Broadway to Southey (1800) and surrendered by Southey to Wm.Burridge of Stoke St.Mary (1800).

Lease of cottage and Black Acre at Hele in Bradford by Wm.Burridge of Stoke St.Mary to Wm.Remdell, butcher, with assignment to Rob.Buncombe of Trull.gent. (1789).  DD\DP/20/9  1789

1 bdle

Leases of properties within the manor of Bradford[-on-Tone].  DD\DP/20/10  1697-1805

1 bdle

Contents:
Messuage at Hele to John Ritherdon. yeo. (1715); messuage called a farthingland of 17ac., Uttermore, to Marmaduke Harrard of Holcombe Rogus, Dev., butcher (1715); Sir Thos.Gunston of Upcott, Bishops Hull (1765); cottage called Blackacre at Hele, to Anne Rendall, wid. (1716), Wm.Rendall, butcher (1764, 1789); messuage and half yard land called Hiptrocks, a five acre tenement with Pains Close, Longland, Greyway and in Bradford Moor, to Peter Risdonyeo. (1738); messuage called Paines Place a half yardland of 22ac. Scabias in New Furlong nr.Viccaryes Crosse, to John Carpenter of Budleigh, Dev. (1750), cottage to Mary Carpenter, wid. (1756), John Carpenter of Wellington.yeo. (1769); messuage and 28ac., orchard adj. Cussain Lane, Middleford, Woodmead. to John Serle.esq. (1759); messuage at Peyton of 14ac., to Wm.Hawker of Poundisford Lodge.Pitminster (1770); messuage and 15½ac. called Wydon at Wydon. to same (1770); messuage, etc., called Lewses, parts of Brownsfords tenement at Hele, house called Whites and closes (named), late of Rev.John Farthing, to his daus., Eliz. and Jane of Ralse.aps. (1771); cottage to Wm.Carpenter.yeo. (1779); the Court House with Corenhills, reserving right to hold manor courts, to John Norman, sergemaker (1787); Shutts als. Washers tenement, Broad Muchiney, Leigh, Kitts Acre, the two Pistles. Yardland.Hole Ditch, to Peter Southey jun. of Milifarrence, sergemaker (1788), with contract for surrender (1799) and new lease of Broad Buckiney and Leigh (1801). Marsh Meadow, Fenhhill, to John Denson of Trusll.yeo (1794); Templars Cottage, to Wm.Bowring.gent. (1795); Hagleysx and Whites tenements with Stac. late of Sir Thos.Gunston.to Thos.Gold of Taunton St.Mary.yeo. (1798).
Lords; Wm.Burridge of Stoke St.Mary.1715-89; guardians of his grandson.Wm.Burridge, a minor.1794; Wm.Burridge of Henlade, 1798; Wm.Burridge of Creech St.Michael, 1799-1801; Edw.Clarke of Chipley.esq., 1771-95.
Deeds of properties in Bradford-on-Tone, incl. grant of annuity from small tithes of Bradford by the vicar, Rev.Hen.Churley Manely to

Box 21: Doveton and Wainhome family papers  [no ref. or date]

Various document re the Wainhouse Family of Badgworth  DD\DP/21/1  1713-1825

1 bdle

Contents:
Including copy Will of John Wainhouse of Sowerby Bridge in Rev.Wm.Burridge of Creech (1804); conv. of Yonder and Vicars Cross, Milbourne, Woodmeads, Langland and Langdons in manor of Bradford Prior and tithes therefrom by Wm.Kingslake of Taunton, esq., Lord of manor and impropriate rector, to Rev.Wm.Burridge (1804); conveyance of lac. in Bradford Moore by John Carpenter to Rev.Wm.Burridge (1804); conveyance (lease for 1yr.) of Bradford Mill, parts of Moses's, Jeans's, Timewells, Langdons, Brownsfords house, Whites House, Stutts and Shutts tenements, Nations House, various closes, cottages called the Anchor (map no.211) and the Poor House (map.no.72), by John Nurton of Milverton, esq. and Johmn Weech of Milverton, gent., to Rev.Wm.Burridge of Creech (1804); conveyance (lease for 1yr.) of Wheaton House, Stacys tenement, Babbs House and tenement, Garways House and tenement, Tuckeys cott. and tenement, Prescotts tenement, pt. of Burcombes tenement, by Wm.Warre of Oporto, Portugal, esq., to same (1804); assignt. of Wheadon Mead at Hele by John Buncombe of Upcott, Bishops Hull, gent., to same (1805); exhange (lease for 1 yr.) of Washers tenement, pt. of Shutts als. Washers, pt. of Taylors tenement, Boxen Hedge tenement, pt. of Hele Millls, by Josiah Easton, land surveyor, to Rev.Wm.Burridge of Creech (1805).
Misc. docts., incl. conveyance of 5 (formerly 3) closes called Longhams of 33ac.in W.Buckland, by Wm.Serle jun. of Bradford, gent., to John Doble of Culverleigh, Dev., esq. (1697); probates of wills of John Ritherdon of Bradford, yeo., dat.1729, pr.1730, and Nich.Ritherdon of Bradford, yeo., dat.1758, pr.1762; valuation of late Houses tenement. Bradford (n.d., C.18th); lease of cottage with parts of the Home Estate, Creech St.Michael, by Eliz.Burridge of Creech St.Michael.wid., to Jos.Challis of same, yeo. (1798). Wareley (co. York) gent. 25 June 1713.
[?Draft] Will of Mary Wansborough of the Close of New Sarum (co. Wilts), widow. 23 May 1732
Lease - Duke Street, Bath, 1748
Various bonds, letters, pedigrees etc.

Book of watercolour Sketches (Exmoor area & Cornwall) each with location, by John Frederick Doveton of Blagdon. Probate of Mary Wainhouse of Bath, widow. 4 Dec. 1766 P. 18 July 1767. Printed bill re Foot & mouth disease - South Petherton, Norton s. Hambdon & Ilchester  DD\DP/21/2  c.1797; 1766-67; 1881

1 vol.; 1 doc

Various Wainhouse papers; Account book  DD\DP/21/3  1776-1845; c.1860

1 bdle; 2 vols

Contents:
Corres. etc. 1776-1845 Incl. an Inventory of the goods of the Rev. Wm. Wainhouse & a/c of his stock, 1797.
Also valuations (paper) of the Badgworth Estate.
Capt. Doveton-Easton & Barter, grocers of Taunton (County Stores) with print showing building and list (printed) of goods etc. sold

Wainhouse family paper  DD\DP/21/4  1772-1862

1 bdle

Contents:
Copy Marriage Articles of Rev. Wm. Wainhouse of 3 teeple Ashton (co. Wilts.), clerk, and Sarah Hadocks of Denbigh, spr. 1772.
Deeds re Badgworth, 1791 (2).
Probate of Will of Sarah Wainhouse of Reading, widow. 4 Aug. 1809. P.25 May 1819
Probate of Will of Sarah Wainhouse of Reading, widow. 4 Aug. 1809. p.7 March 1831.
Copy Will of Mary Anne Wainhouse, spr., of Tremadoc, (co. Carnarvon). 16 Oct. 1855.
Various accounts and Map of lands in Llandyrnog (co. Denbigh) ppty of Rev. Wainhouse. 1774.

Box 22  [no ref. or date]

Various documents relating to the Doveton family  DD\DP/22  1810-1882

1 box

Contents:
Mainly diaries
But including
A Journal of the First Burmese War, 1824,
A Letterbook of the Commissary Genl.'s Office, India. 1810-28,
And a Journal of 2nd visit to India 1830

Box 23: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Doble family deeds  DD\DP/23/1  1640-1654

3 docs

Contents:
Tolland 1640
Thurlbear, 1642
Kittisford, 1654

Burridge & Doble family deeds  DD\DP/23/2  1601-1754

1 bdle

Contents:
Chard 1690
Creech St. Michael, 1601
Thornfalcon 1733
Thurlbear 1733
Tolland 1634-1672
Winscombe (Burton) 1679
Withyes Manor, Huntspill 1679
Marr. Settlement of Nathl. Sweet of Pitminster, yeoman, and Mary Cousins of Stoke St. Mary, widow. B. (trustee). - Manor of Taunton Deane (Stoke T.) 1737
Bond with Henry Fownes Luttrell, sheriff 1754

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/23/3  1690-1755

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds re family of Burridge and Thornfalcon, 1710-1749
Deed - Taunton (North St.) 1690
Inventory of goods of householder of Thornfalcon (distraint), 1747
Bond re Stoke St. Mary churchwdns. and overseers, 1755.

Burridge family wills  DD\DP/23/4  c.1740-1790

4 docs

Contents:
(Copy) of Phil. Doble Burridge of Stoke St. Mary, gent. 25 Jan. 1777
(Copy) of Wm. Burridge of Stoke St. Mary, gent. 18 Dec. 1790.
Memo, of Will of Anne Burridge [undated, c. 1740].
Account of J. Bryant doctor rendered to Mrs. Sanford for years 1772-1779. [2 fcap. sheets].

Burridge family papers  DD\DP/23/5  1467-1798

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds - Enmore, 1467
Adm. - M. of West Meare, 1754
Apprenticeship Indentures:-
Taunton St. Mary, 1780
Buckland St. Mary, 1779
Militia - Commission to Wm. Burridge to serve as [?Capt. - Lieut.] in Western Regt. of Som. Supplementary Militia. 1798.
Admission of Wm. Burridge of Rounington, gent, to King's Bench. 1739.
All in bad condition

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/23/6  1615-1786

1 bdle

Contents:
Bradford (Man. of B.) 1772
Broomfield 1713-42
West Buckland 1615
Cheddon Fitzpaine (Manor of Upper Cheddon) 1680
Creech St. Michael. 1630-1786

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/23/7  1601-1819

1 bdle

Contents:
North Curry 1780
Durston 1748
Enmore & Broomfield 1601
Enmore 1698, 1703
Fivehead (Man. of Langford) 1798
West Hatch 1780
West Hatch (M. of West Meare) 1754-1819
West Hatch (N. of Thurlbear) 1752-83
Thurlbear (Manor) 1717, 1790
Heathfield Durborough. 1720

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/23/8  1672-1823

1 bdle

Contents:
Orchard Portman 1753, 1756
North Petherton (M. of Moorland) 1742
Stoke St. Mary 1672, 1819
Stoke St. Mary & Taunton St. Mary Magd. 1819
Stoke St. Mary & Shurlbear 1823
Taunton (North St.) 1680, 1724
Taunton (East St.) 1693
Taunton Deane Manor (Holway & Stoke Ts.) 1789
Thornfalcon 1719
Walton 1758
Wellington 1725

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/23/9  1656-1749

1 bdle

Contents:
Deed re 2 mess. called Plebury Rownorish, 1711
Prob. of Will of Jas. Chead of Creech St. Michael, husbandman. 9 Dec. 1708 P. 2 Jan. 1708/09.
Prob. of Will of Hich. Doble of Tolland, yeoman. 20 Jan. 1656/7. P. 17 Nov.1660
London - Blackfriars 1690, 1715
Bampton & Morebath (Devon) 1749

Burridge family papers.  DD\DP/23/10  1780-1801

1 bdle

Contents:
Militia - Commission granted by John Earl Powlett, to Wm. Burridge gent., as Lieut. in the Western Regt. of Somt. Supplementary Militia 16 Feb. 1798
"An account of Mr. Burridges Stock taken.... 1791
Account of receipt and expenditure of monies "in the trust affairs of Mr. Geo. Cox decd." 1780-84
"Abridgement of English History" [Ms. of Miss [1s.] Burridge 1801
"Sarah Burridges Book" [French exercises, fables etc.] 1800
Various docts. in bad condition

Box 24: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/24/1  1664-1783

1 bdle

Contents:
Creech St. Michael 1716-1783
Broomfield 1748
Orchard Portman 1783
Man. of Combe Florey and appurts. in C.F., Bagborough, Lydeard St. Lawrence & Bishops Lydeard. Man. of Bradford & ppty in Langford Budville. Man. of Gerbenston als. Gerbeston with appurts. in West Buckland and Wellington. Man. of Lowman Clavyle etc. in Tiverton and Uplowman (co. Devon). Man. of Helepayne in Bradninch Cullumpton and Silfenton (co. Devon). Man. of Talleton Fraunceis and Talleton Hill. Rectory of Talleton. Man. of Kildrington Fraunceis in par. of Broadclist (co. Devon). Man. of Loveton in Broadhembury (co.Devon). Man. of Buckerell in B., and ppty in Ottery St. Mary & Burlescombe. London (Blackfriars) 1730(1) 1664

Probate records  DD\DP/24/2  1709-1769

4 docs

Contents:
John Cox of Enmore, tanner [Copy]. 28 Oct. 1709 Cs. 28 & 31 Oct. 1709. P. 28 Oct. 1710
John Thrustance of Taunton St. Mary Magdalen, ironmonger. [Original]. 16 Nov. 1769.
John Thrustance of Taunton St. Mary Magdalen, locksmith. [Original] 10 Aug. 1761.
Elizabeth Chorley, wife of Thos. C. of Stoke St. Mary, yeoman. 22 Mar. 1765.

Litigation papers  DD\DP/24/3  1812-1815

1 bdle

Contents:
Various accounts, correspondence and legal papers concerning a case in the Assizes and Court of King's Bench: Stoke St. Mary inhabitants versus Taunton St. Mary Nagdalone inhabitants.

Burridge family accounts  DD\DP/24/4  1791-1797

1 vol

Contents:
Account of disbursements from estate of late Francis Burridge ("now Doble Burridge's estate") by Eliz. Burridge (renter of same).

Transcriptions (early 18th cent.) of various docts. relating mainly to Enmore  DD\DP/24/5  1596-1696

1 doc

Contents:
Division of Hundred of Andersfield showing basis for taxation, 1696. "Enmer Parish 1696. A list of those that most appear at Easter (or Lady Day) Court at Lipestone & what they must pay".
Terrier in respect of Easter Offerings, Tithes, & Glebe for Enmore. 1696
"A Note of every mans part of enclosure about the Church yard of Enmer & the length thereof as it hath been owned time out of mind, taken out of an antient Book; to which the present parishioners do agree that it shall be continued & stand unalterable".
Course (Rota) of Churchwardenship, Enmore, 1696, copied from an ancient book of 1596.

Stoke St. Mary Parochial Documents  DD\DP/24/6  1701-1747

1 vol 3 bdles

Contents:
Churchwardens and overseers.
Account book (including poor rates)
(Receipts and Disbursements, 1701-1747.
Poor Rates, 1712-17 (yearly), 1719, 1721-23, 1725-27, 1729-31, 1735, 1744.
After disbursements, Mar. 23 - Apr. 6, 1740: Account of apprentices bound out, 1711-46.
Loose (at end) one leaf giving weekly payments to poor for 29 May 1714 and 18 Apr. 1715 [apparently torn out, but does not appear to have been originally bound-in in chronological order]).
Also sevl. parcels of corres, receipts, etc. re Burridge family. (unlisted)

Box 25  [no ref. or date]

Burridge family papers  DD\DP/25  18th century

1 box

Contents:
Several parcels of corres., receipts etc. relating mainly to the family of Burridge of Stoke St. Mary
[Many in very bad condition]

Box 26  [no ref. or date]

Burridge family papers  DD\DP/26  18th century

1 box

Contents:
Several parcels of corres., receipts etc. relating mainly to the family of Burridge of Stoke St. Mary 18 cent.
[Many in very bad condition].

Box 27  [no ref. or date]

Diaries & correspondence (unlisted)  DD\DP/27  18th & 19th centuries

1 box

Box 28  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/28  c.1250 - 19th century

1 box

Contents:
Various parishes including Burrington and Rose Ash, in co. Devon.
C. 1250 ("Edwardesdon" etc.), 1422-1722 and some papers in bad condition 19th C.
Numerous bundles off bills 19th C.

Box 29: Sir John Popham's Hospital (Almshouses), Wellington.  [no ref. or date]

Bonds, agreements and apprenticeship indentures.  DD\DP/29/1  1764 - 1791

1 bdle

Applications, apprent. indenture, survey of Jurston Farm etc.  DD\DP/29/2  1749 - 1787

1 bdle

Disbursements for Jurston Farm & Kiltrees Close, the ppty. of Govrs. of the Hospital  DD\DP/29/3  1765-1790

1 bdle

Disbursements for Jurston Farm & Kiltrees Close, the ppty. of Govrs. of the Hospital  DD\DP/29/4  1797-1802

1 bdle

Account of payments for clothing  DD\DP/29/5  1764-92

1 bdle

Various papers incl. poor & church rate a/cs, land tax, clothing, valuations etc. & papers re litigation.  DD\DP/29/6  1764-1824

1 bdle

Conveyance in trust and leases etc. concerning lands in Man. of Jurston Wellington etc. and the Governors of the Hospital (7)  DD\DP/29/7  1748-1787

1 bdle

Various bills for services to the almshouse.  DD\DP/29/8  1764-1791

1 bdle

Vouchcers for payments and allowances charged in Rev. Wm. P. Thomas's a/c with trustees of Sir John Popham's Almhouse  DD\DP/29/9  1802-1805

1 bdle

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/29/10  1748-c.1811

1 bdle

Contents:
Almshouse Land Tax 1764-1769
Prockter Thomas's a/c with Trustees, c. 1803, Valuation of Jurston Farm, 1806
Legal Papers: Attny Genl. v. Thomas, nd., post 1811,
Copy of enrolled deed for settling estate for maintenance of the almshouse, 1748
Deed re Jurston Farm: Thomas to the Govrs., 1787

Box 30: Various papers, correspondence, and vouchers, re family of Doveton (incl. Capt. J.F. Doveton of Maines Hill, Taunton).  DD\DP/30  c.1843-c.1882

1 box

Box 31: Various papers re. Doveton family  DD\DP/31  1682, c.1837-c.1880

1 box

Contents:
Will of Ralph Ironside of Longbuddy (co.Dorset) Rector & Archdeacon of the Archdy of Dorset, 1682.

Box 32: Various papers of the Doveton family  DD\DP/32  19th century

1 box

Conditions of access: (Unfit for production)

Box 33: Miscellaneous deeds  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/33/1  1691-1743

1 bdle

Contents:
West Bagborough 1691-1697(3), including also Halse Rectory 1697
Bishops Lydeard 1699
Valuation of Manor of Bishops Lydeard, n.d. with "the manner of rateing" at 6d. in £20.
An Act "for the payment of the debts of John Lord Stawell lately deceased", 5 & 6 Wm. and Mary [Printed 1694].
Stogursey (Sheverdon als. Shurton) 1742/3.

Miscellaneous papers.  DD\DP/33/2  1574-1698

1 bdle

Contents:
North Petherton (incl. Mans. of Woolmerston als Wombstone, Hadworthy, etc.) 1574/5, 1578; 1614 - 98
Stoke St. Gregory (Man. of West Milcombe als Boomer), 1624.
A particular of the lands of inheritance of which Geo. Musgrave of West Monkton, gent., decd. was seized, made 1692.

Miscellaneous papers.  DD\DP/33/3  1606 - 1711

1 bdle

Contents:
Wembdon (Man. of Sampford Bickfold), & North Petherton, 1606
Wembdon (Man. of Sampford Bickfold), 1636, 1682.
Wembdon 1636/7 - 1684
Wembdon (Man. of Sampford B.) and Chilton, 1664, 1683.
Wembdon & Chilton 1662-1684
Wembdon. Chilton, Cannington, Bridgwater, Burnham, (Mans. of Sampford B. and Chilton) 1673, 1682
Will (copy) of Rich. Musgrave of Nettlecombe, gent. 1686
Opinion on validity of deeds concerning ppty of Geo. Musgrave
Geo. Musgrave esq. v. Overseers of Wembdon; concerning abatement of poor rate. c. 1689-91
Record of presentment of Court of Sewers concerning Potters Slyme Rhine in Chilton 1711

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/33/4  1639 - 1751

1 bdle

Contents:
Tolland (tucking mill)
North Potherton (Manors. of Woolmerston and Hadworthy) 1651-85
Wembdon and Chilton 1684
Bridgwater, Wembdon, Durleigh, Chilton, Haygrove, 1639
Stogursey (Man. of Sheverdon als. Shurton) 1723, 1751
Nettlecombe, Chittisham 1659
Combe Sydenham 1740

Stogursey deeds  DD\DP/33/5  1690, 1691

2 docs

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/33/6  1710-1738

1 bdle

Contents:
Spaxton and Aisholt 1710
Man. of Withicombe als. W. Week in Withicombe Week, Hadley, Carhampton, Cannington, Spaxton and Aisholt, 1710
West Bagborough (Man. of East Bagborough 1737-38

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/33/7  1625 - 1751

1 bdle

Contents:
North Petherton 1625-93
North Petherton (Man. of Woolmerston & Hadworthy) 1629-1651
North Petherton (Hadworthy) 1678
Milverton, Nettlecombe, Worth Petherton, Wembdon, Chilton, 1704
Bradford, West Buckland, Wellington (Mans. of Bradford, Gerbeston and Gouknoll) 1693
West Buckland, Wellington (Mans. of Gerbeston & Gouknoll) 1693
Stogursey (Man. of Sheverton-pareds) 1723-51
Mans. of "Littleton Wellesleigh Woodford Dulcot Hawden Westbury Raddington Ludhewish Harneham Yard Ayley Asholt Sheverton Edstock Purifitchett and Eddington in co. Som. called "the ten Mannors".
4 farms in Spaxton, Clutton, Ayley & Harnham
3 farms in co. Essex; Mans. of Preston Plucknett Whittall and Sheverton, 1726 (1)
Letters of Admon. granted to Mary widow of Geo. Musgrave of Nettlecombe, esq. 3 Nov. 1724.
Answer to bill of complaint in Chancery. Musgrave v. Musgrave; concerning ppty. in N. Petherton, Puriton and Stoke St. Gregory. 1688

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/33/8  1606 - 1790

1 bdle

Contents:
Manor of Gittesham als. Giddisham (co. Devon) and advowson of Gittesham.
Manors of Hockham and Pyleigh (co.Som.)
Lydeard St. Lawrence, Hoccombe & Pyleigh, "Lyesflories and Chapelleigh" 1606
Milverton 1619
Manors of Hoccombe Pylaigh and Torr;
Manor of Milverton, and appts. in Lydeard St. Lawrence, Brompton Ralph, Tolland, Hoccombe, Pyleigh and Milverton 1691
Tolland (Golden Farm) 1790

Evercreech Park -  DD\DP/33/9  1637 - 1657

1 bdle

Contents:
Documents (bonds etc.) relating to Sir Ralph Hopton's ppty. and its confiscation.

Letters etc. to Geo. Musgrave of Nettlecombe  DD\DP/33/10  1691-1723

1 bdle

Contents:
And various memos. of agreements concerning the purchase of Combe Sydenham from Sir John Sydenham of Brimpton, bart., and the renewal of the lease of the impropriations of Stogumber and Bicknoller.

Box 34: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Survey book of Popham estates.  DD\DP/34/1  1720-21

1 vol

Contents:
Churchstanton, Upottery, Rawridge, Shapcombe, Madford, Clayhidon (all Devon), Wellingotn Borough, Wellington Landside, Jurston, (in Wellington) Pikes Ash (Martock), Middle Lambrook (incl. South Petherton), Bridgwater-cum-Durleigh. [With notes of later leases and sales to 1750].
Wellington- incl. Town Mills, Pinxmore Mills Warrens Mills, Bridgwater Shambles, Mermaid Inn, Westgate, Rectory and tithes of Durleigh. - loose, printed survey of manor of Fivehad, 1783 [Repair]

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/34/2  1599-1723

1 bdl

Contents:
Deeds and leases of lands in manors of Woolmerston and Hadworthy (1599-1679), misc. deeds incl. Manor and advowson of Withycombe, Chilton Trivett and Posbridge farms, (1709), Luccombe Farm; Steart als.Perry in Dulverton parcel of manor of Brushfork Sydenham (1673), lands at Leighland and Roadwater in manor of Old Cleeve (1602), manors of Bradfod Gerberstone and Gorknoll (1693). Week Farm in Week, drayton and Curry Rivel, Wembdon (1615), case releasehold lands in Cannington, Spaxton, and Aisholt (1707), lands at Woolmerston, N. Petherton (1723). Mainly relating to estates of Musgrave family of Nettlecombe and North Newton.
Will of Geo.Musgrave of West Monkton, gent., dat.1690

Deeds and copies re lands at Woolmerston and near Rode in North Petherton acquired by Sir James Langham of Cottesbrooke, Northants, Bart.  DD\DP/34/3  1731-70

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. copy wills of John Gilbert of Bridgwater, esq., dat.1731, pr.1739, Lancelot St.Albyn of Nether Stowey, gent., dat.1744, Thomas Graunt of Spaxton, gent., dat.1748, pr. 1749, Alice Graunt of Spaxton, widow, dat. 1751, pr.1753.

Deeds of mess. and land in Stogursey  DD\DP/34/5  1726-64

1 bdle

Contents:
Earlier deeds relating to the manor of Sheverton in Stogursey - Lord Waldegrave), purch. by Mrs.Musgrave of Old Cleeve in 1764.

West Bagborough deeds  DD\DP/34/6  1717-26

1 bdle

Contents:
Palfrey's Tenement (incl. a mill) and Chaves in parish of West Bagborough and manor of East Bagborough, bought by Richard Musgrave of West Monkton.

Deeds re lands in Woolmerston, North Patherton  DD\DP/34/7  1657-1764

1 bdle

Contents:
Bought by Thomas Musgrave, 1764. incl. partition of Broadfield. North Petherton, 1657, copy deeds 1715 and 1724 re manor of Bridgwater Castrum cum Haygrave, house called The Castle, properties on Castle ditch.

Deeds of closes in East Saltmore (Stoke St.Gregory) and aller Moor bought by George Musgrave.  DD\DP/34/8  1672, 1707

1 bdle

Deeds of Gauldon Farm in Tolland and Lydeard St.Lawrence.  DD\DP/34/9  1615-1725

1 bdle

Contents:
Bought from Robert Mynne by John Turbeville in 1615. incl. manors of Hocombe, Pyleigh and Torr in Lydeard St.Lawrence, manor of Milverton, and other lands in Tolland, including copy will of Edward Galhampton of Tolland, gent., dat. and pr.1702, and particular of estate. 1720.

Box 35  [no ref. or date]

Papers re estate of Edward Dawler of West Honkton, farmer (d.1859)  DD\DP/35/1  1849-77

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. letter (1849) from his son Edward. a transportee, from Tasmania, describing his trial, conviction, voyage, etc.

Deeds of misc. properties in Wallington.  DD\DP/35/2  1690-1784

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. Budds ground, Winsbeer tenement and mill in Perry tithing; copy deeds of Prowse family holding mansion called Court Place in Norton Fitzwarren, copy will of James Prowse of Norton Fitzwarren, esq., dat.1711, will of Cornelius Marsh of Wellington, chandler, dat.1729, pr.1730.

Abstracts of title and of leases and wills  DD\DP/35/3  c.1765

1 bdle

Contents:
Concerning estates mainly in Wellington, but some in Nynehead, Creech St.Michael and West Buckland purchased by William Prockter Thomas since the death of his brother John Thomas. Properties include Drakes, Old Place, advowson of Wellington and West Buckland.

Deeds of Barn estate in Clayhidon with lands in Churchstanton and Hemyock, Devon.  DD\DP/35/4  1758, 1831-49

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. copy will of Thos.Masey, butcher, dat. and pr.1835, and Charles Dauncey, gent., dat. and pr. 1846, both of Churchstanton, deed of Applehayes in Clayhidon manor, 1758.

London deeds  DD\DP/35/5-7  1841-92

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds, leases and abstracts re property acquired and held by Charles Lukey Collard (orig. of Wiveliscombe?), pianoforte manufacturer, in Camden Town, Cheapside, St.Pancras in London, incl. his factory.

Cheddon Fitzpaine etc. papers  DD\DP/35/8  1845

1 bdle

Contents:
Abstract of title (from 1784) and draft deeds of Rowford Lodge. Cheddon Fitzpaine, purchased by John Ashley Warre in 1845: draft lease of Edgeborough and Corricks in Kingston St.Mary and Staplegrove (1845).

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/35/9  1662-1875

1 bdle

Contents:
Leases (1863-75) to West Somerset Club of rooms in London (now County) Hotel, East Street, Taunton; agreement to partition properties at Shuttern, St.James, Taunton and Spaxton between John and Henry Turle, grocers (1855); lease of Parish Close, Pitminster, by Trull churchwardens (1867); agreement re Taunton Deane lands in Stoke tithing (1797); mortgage of lands at Radlett als. Rodfludd in Nether Stowey (1662).

Box 36  [no ref. or date]

Devon deeds  DD\DP/36/1  1617-1750

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds and leases of properties in The Bridge manor, Devon, particularly Coryton (1631-1730) and Ludon (1648-1735), also Bradford Tracey and Easter Aishbear. in Witheridge, manors of Yearde Cole in Rose Ash, manor, rectory and advowson of Rackenford Magna (1668) all in Devon, ending in possession of Thomas family.

Leases by Warre family of lands in Cheddon Fitzpaine incl. Rowford Lodge, Nerrols Farm, stone quarries, Manor Farm. Up Cheddon Farm.  DD\DP/36/2  1827-60

1 bdle

Leases, mortgage and assignment of moiety of White Lion Inn, Eastgate, Taunton, by Portman to David Bayly and (1723) James Poole, cardmaker.  DD\DP/36/3  1698-1723

1 bdle

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/36/4  c.1800-1819

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. bundle of deeds and leases, unexecuted or with spoiled stamps 'to be allowed for', incl. Popham lands in Ubley (1808); Bicknoller, Baltonsborough Farm, advowson and tithes of Cheddon Fitzpaine (1808), Weare (1810), Splatt als. Leycroft Farm, West Monkton, Henry Sanford, (1813); Webbers tenement in West Bagborough and turbary rights there (c.1800); cottage in Shuttern, Taunton St.Mary, Lane family (1813); mortgage of messuages in Canon Street, Taunton St.James, Laurent to Bliss (1819); bills of sale of stock of John Pidgeon of Taunton, grocer(1805-7).

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/36/5  1558-1711

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds, etc. of close in Kyreham Mead, West Monkton (1572-1647); halfyard land tenement at Langaller, Creech St.Michael, closes at Langaller Heathfield (1558-1706); Peasehay close in Wellington (1600-1711), re families of Mathew alias Prockter of West Monkton and Ruishton, Kimpland, and Ravenhill; with will and inventory of Edward Revenhill of Wellington, gent., dat. and or.1682.

Devon deeds  DD\DP/36/6  1565-1638

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds of Hansford in Ashreigny and Borrington, Devon (1622-38); single deeds of barron and demesnes of Bradford Tracy als Peters Bradford in Witheridge (1565), Hill in Borrington (1624-25), Northam manor (1605), Pylt in Thelbridge als. Delbridge, all in Devon.

Devon deeds  DD\DP/36/7  1617-81

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds of barton and farm of Hansford in Ashreigny and Borrington (1632-53) incl. Hansford Mill(1641); rectory and tithes of Borrington (1617, 1656), Bragmarsh als. Eastbragmarsh in Borrington(1681); Hill in Borrington(1662). Seal of Earl of Bedford (1617).

Miscellaneous deeds and papers  DD\DP/36/8  1850-82

1 bdle

Contents:
Draft deeds incl. Otterford Farm (1850); Willow Farm, North Petherton (1850); T.R.C. in Otterford (1850); partnership, (Risdon, Gimblett) of St.Decumans, limeburners and farmers (1851); nomination to Otterford curacy (1851); exchange of lands near Church Square Taunton, Hen.Sutton, wine merchant. Charles Baker, linendraper, Joseph Henderson, jum., mercer, (1851) and award (1852); award re. chancel, rectory and glebe of Kingston Seymour (1852); award re. rectory of Comber Florey (1852); licence of search for minerals on Warbstow Burrow, Warbstow, Cornwall (1853); bend re. estate of Ann Buncombe of Bishops Hull, died c.1850, left to nephew Rev.Henry Goodenough Rogers (1853); award re Jacobs Brewery and Bird in Hand inn, Mary St.,Taunton, and jos.Palmer, brewer (1854); award between John and Henry Turle of Taunton, grocers (1854); partnership between Henry and Edward Liddon, doctors, of Taunton [altered from one between Richard Carver and C.E.Giles, architects, 1844] (1854); disclaimer re. estate of John Eales White of Taunton, brewer (1855); disentailing assurance of manor of Kilve (1855); indemnity re. fields in Frome (1856); nominations to curacy of Withiel Florey (1863, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1869(2), 1872); award re. factory mills, steam engines, etc. no place mentioned [Taunton?] (1865); agreement re Taunton Water Works Co. to lay pipes on land of Jas.Billet in Pitminster (1869); surrender by Jas.Burston Corner to Susanna E. Pulman of Longforth and Noakes farms and lands in Wellington and West Buckland (1873); partnership betw. Hrs.Abigail Goodland and her son William Goodland merchants of Taunton (1875); arrangement re farming stock, etc., on Brandish Street Farm, Selworthy, by Fish family (1877); surrender of lease of shop, house and warehouse on corner of Hammet St. and Fore St., Taunton by Messrs.Blake and Hatcher (1878); surr. of lease of Hovelands Farm and lands in Trull Lane, Lane to Penny (1879); apprenticeship of H.T.Cheston to J.F.Hammond, stationer, Taunton (1882).

Miscellaneous deeds and papers  DD\DP/36/9  1638-1837

1 bdle

Contents:
Misc. deeds, etc.(F.L.) incl. glebe terrier of Bradford-on-Tone (1638); wills of William Serle of Bradford, esq., dat. & pr. 1726; Sarah Chard of Taunton St. James, dat. & pr.1831; agreement re Chipstable Farm (with enclosed particular and valuation), 1802; deeds of Ralphs tenement in manor of Whestow and parish of Lydeard St.Lawrence, Sweeting family, 1794; mortgage of household goods by Mary Sweet of Castle Hotel, 1837 with complete inventory; lease of Coombe farm and lands, Pitminster, 1785; unexecuted writ of summons to Assizes, 1813; copy court roll Chard (Poulett to Isac Brodribbe of Croscombe) re. mess. and land in Crunchard tithing, 1786; copy of Dorset County Chronicle and Somersetshire Gazette. 29 Aug. 1901.

Declaration of trust re Railway Stock, James Bridge of Taunton, paymaster of 26th Regt., to Frederick Parr of Wilton, esq. late Capt. in same Regt., with memorandum of agreement (1856) and letter (1896).  DD\DP/36/10  1856, 1886

1 bdle

Devon deeds  DD\DP/36/11  1758-67

1 bdle

Contents:
Deeds and leases of Corriton (Thomas family) and West Corriton in manor and parish of Thelbridge, Devon.

Box 37  [no ref. or date]

Taunton market house  DD\DP/37/1  1693-1710

1 vol

Contents:
Vol listing those agreeing to contribute towards 'building and covering a market house and a hall over' in borough of Taunton bystreets, also used as an account book for bricks, malt and barley (1693-1703, 1710) by William Bidgood of Taunton.

Taunton flooding  DD\DP/37/2  1805-10

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers re case of William Kinglake of Wilton House v. Samuel Norman and Henry Dirk re flooding of lands on Wilton and Vivary estates by sluices of Pool Wall Mills, Taunton, with draft evidence of witnesses and legal correspondence

Papers re estate of Thomas Wayne of Angrove Hall, co. Yorks. (d.1806) and his principal legatee, Thomas Moore Wayne (formerly Harrison) of South Warnborough, Hants.  DD\DP/37/3  1816-1825

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. draft marr. settlement of latter with Frances dau. Wm. Bowyer of Bedford Row, Middx. (1817) and means adopted to pay off legacies by sale of lands following chancery case. Sale partic. of Angrove Hall (1820). (Henry Warre of Taunton, solicitor). [divided into 7 artificial bundles with many original internal bundles].

Southwood family papers  DD\DP/37/4  1834-1840

1 bdle

Contents:
Correspondence between Mrs. F. Southwood of Burnworthy (Churchstanton), Devon, her agents Messrs. Williams and Robert Beadon re her financial affairs including tin-mining accounts for St.Day, Tolgullow and Trenbethow. Cornwall, income from manor courts there and assessment of taxes.

Correspondence between John Roberts of Knowle, Bristol and Robert Beadon  DD\DP/37/5  1811-12

1 bdle

Contents:
Mainly re Samuel Willment's tenancy of Hoveland and Joices in Trull and Wilton.

Miscellaneous leases  DD\DP/37/6  1795-1878

1 bdle

Contents:
Ralph's Tenement, Lydeard St.Lawrence (1795), former Staple Inn and lands, Staple Fitzpaine (1803), part of Howleigh, Pitminster (1852), Blagdon Villa Estate, Pitminster (1864 with plan, n.d.), Buncombes Howleigh, Pitminster (1868, 1876), land in Wellington (1869, 1872), land in Milverton [Trull glebe] (1870). Overton Farm, West Monkton (1870), Turk's Head Inn, Taunton St. James (1871), 35 North St., Taunton (1875), Higher Gatchell Farm, Trull (1875). Howleigh House, Pitminster (1875, 1878).

Copy of court roll Chard Manor (Poulett) re messuage in Crimehard tithing (1708), two cheques on Badcocks' Taunton bank (1860).  DD\DP/37/7  1788, 1860

1 bdle

Box 38  [no ref. or date]

Papers re purchase by Taunton Market Trustees of plot of ground on Castle Green opposite Castle Inn from Esdaile trustees.  DD\DP/38/1  1819-1843

1 bdle

Contents:
Including abstract of title to site of King's Arms. Fore St. [1736-1777], house on W. side of Fore Street, S. of last [1708-1819], and Old Bank [1726-1819] and copy cony. of former site of King's Arms. Brickdale to Esdaile (1819).

Papers re purchase of Heatherton Park estate, Bradford on Tone, Hawkaller Meadow, West Buckland, by Henry alias William Adair.  DD\DP/38/2  1802-1807

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. abstracts of title, outline pedigree of Gunston family, sale catalogue of Miss Sweet's furniture and effects, Sweets Hotel, Taunton. (n.d.).

Legal papers  DD\DP/38/3-4  1823-1844

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers re. bankruptcy of John Taylor of Lydeard St. Lawrence, yeoman, and assize case against former sheriff, Vincent Studley and Richard Edwards (1826).

Warre account books  DD\DP/38/5  1826-1850

1 bdle

Contents:
Draft account books of Henry Warre as solicitor (1826-1850) and as receiver for Bishops Lydeard parsonage (1829-1850).

Manor of West Newton, North Petherton:  DD\DP/38/6  1737-1810

1 bdle

Contents:
Abstract of title, Phelips family [1698-1810], with pedigree; printed particular of manor (1810); three leases of land in manor (1765-1800); note of fine (1737).

Miscellaneous papers.  DD\DP/38/7  1802-1827

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers re. property in various parishes in Devon held in trust by Proctor Thomas for Mary Hole of Okehampton and Chacery case brought by her (1802); assignment re Odenhill and lands in West Monkton (1827); abstract re lands in Woolavington, Huntspill, Hamp in Bridgwater, Cannington, North Petherton, manor of Alston Maris [1709-92], copy will of Thos. Jeane of West Monkton, esq., dat.1787; extr. will of Susanna Eliz. Thomas of Drakes Place, Wellington, widow, n.d. (d.1813).

Bluett family papers  DD\DP/38/8  c.1835-51

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers re Chancery case concerning inheritance of lands of Frances (nee Mallack) wife of Rev. Buckland Bluett of Haygrass House, Pitminster, including draft depositions; abstract of title of trustees of John Bluett to house in Church Square, Taunton [1796-1851].

Legal case papers  DD\DP/38/9  1827-28

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers in Chancery Thos.Southwood v. Buckland Bluett for recovery of the Reeve's Meadow. Bishop Hull, with sketch plan of lands west of French Weir.

Papers re sale of advowson and tithes of Durleigh (Goodden family) with abstract [1772-1844] and correspondence.  DD\DP/38/10  1844-45

1 bdle

Papers re estate of Richard Nation of Bradford-on-Tone, millwright (d.1839)  DD\DP/38/11  1836-40

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. inventory of goods and debts, draft deeds of Coombe Flory Mills (abstract of title, 1819-39) and lands in Woollavington and Bradford (Fitching Street).

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/38/12  1809-45

1 bdle

Contents:
Draft deeds of exchange of lands in Bishops Lydeard (1809-45), Cheddon Fitzpaine, incl. glebe (1812-19), West Bagborough (1828) and Bishops Lydeard (1834) - families of Popham, Warre, Esdaile and Lethbridge.

Legal papers  DD\DP/38/13  1823-25

1 bdle

Contents:
Papers in suit by John Oxenham, formerly attorney to Matthew and John Brickdale, against William Esdaile, John Bluett, James Penny and others re monies owed to him for business transacted and the site of the Old Bank by Castle Bow, Taunton.

North Petherton parish  DD\DP/38/14  1812-13

1 bdle

Contents:
MS. and printed abstracts of title of Marquess of Downshire to rectory and tithes of North Petherton [1590-1813].

Taunton deeds  DD\DP/38/15  1786-89

1 bdle

Contents:
Assignments and agreement re house, shop and brewhouse in Fore Street, Taunton, by Rev.Joshua Toulmin, William Cox, ironmonger, and John Buncoabe, apothecary.

Misc.deeds and drafts  DD\DP/38/16  1693-1833

1 bdle

Contents:
Incl. marriage settlements of John Govett of Wellington and Joan Tayler of Holcombe Rogus, Devon (1693), mess. and lands at Ford, Wellington; Cannon Southey of Fitzhead and Betty, nee Perriam (1725), capital messuage and lands in Bishops Lydeard, Holford Farm in Lydeard St.Lawrence; Richard Bovett of Wellington, surgeon, and Joan dau. Wm.Prockter Thomas of Wellington, gent. (1749), closes in Wellington, farm at Lemonford in Ashburton (Devon); George Augustus Fenwick, Lt. in Horse Guards, and Maria Christiana dau. Rev.Thos.Pulton of Windsor (1805), financial. Rental of moisty of manor of Tollgullow alias St.Dye, Cornwall, owned Mr. Champernowne and lat Mrs. Walrond (1802-3), with details of tenants, tenements and lives. Release to executors by four children of Samuel Smith of Wilton, sergemaker, will dat.1751. incl. Jane wife of Rev.Joshua Toulmin of Taunton (1765). Lease of Combe Florey House by by J.F. Gwyn to John Brickdale with inventory of furniture by rooms (1790). Lease of Bremley and lands in Churchstanton, Som., Southwood of Burnworthy, Devon. to Thos.Leman (1818) with draft marriage settlement of Samuel Southwood and Frances dau.Henry Walrond (1794), Trickey Warren Farm in Churchstanton, Burrough Hill, Collingsheyes and Mountahayne House in Hemiock, Devon. Papers re case of trespass and diversion of stream at Wood Barton Farm. Kentisbeare, Devom. held by William Tucker (1833).

Box 39: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Sweet's Hotel, Taunton.  DD\DP/39/1  1833-41

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Contents:
Correspondence, accounts and minutes of creditors of Miss Mary Sweet of Sweet's Hotel. Castle Green, Taunton.

Papers re. estate of Rev. Buckland Bluett of Haygrass, Pitminster, and his wife Francis nee Mallack.  DD\DP/39/2  1827-1838

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Contents:
Incl. draft releases and deeds of lands in Pitminster, Corfe and Bishops Hull. Abstract of title of John Bluett to Cornish Farm, Pitminster [1789-1838]; copy will of Francis Bluett, dat. 1823, cod. 1829; abstact of codicil to will of Rev. Buckland Bluett. 1827.

Bluett family papers  DD\DP/39/3  1824-1858

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Contents:
Misc. papers and correspondence re. Bluett family of Taunton concerned mainly with estate of John Bluett of Haygrass, incl. bundle re. Dosson family descended from Bluetts (1844-1848).

Misc. correspondence re property of Col. John Roberts evidently in Taunton area.  DD\DP/39/4  1808-1823

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West Newton Manor  DD\DP/39/5  1810, 1840

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Contents:
Papers re. sale by Phelips to Thomas Warre (1810). payment of fee farm rent (1840); draft assignment (1810); particular of estate (c.1810).

Misc. draft mortgages and reconveyances.  DD\DP/39/6  1850-1884

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Contents:
Incl. Berry's or Little Berys in Sampford Arundel (1853), Buckland Farm in Buckland St.Mary (1860), Public hall and 12 newly erected houses on S.side of Hunts Court, Taunton, and land on N.side (1862), house and land at Haines Hill, Wilton (1864), Cannsfield House [now Corner House Hotel], Park Street (1875), with plan, Brown Heath Farm als. Willtown, Clayhidon, Devon (1875). Eastacott in Pritheletock, Devon (1876), Spalsbury estate, Uplowman, Devon. (1877), 3 North Town Terrace, Taunton (1878), Tregwinnick in Lanreath, and Eastern Trencreeke als. Kingcreeke (parcel of manor of Manelly Fleming) and Tretallow (parcel of manor of Manley Coleshill), Trencreeke the East, fields in Lanteglos by Fowey, Cornwall (1880), Pitminster Farm, Pitminster (1883).

Draft deeds, etc. re Sir Thomas Buckler Lethbridge.  DD\DP/39/7  1832-33

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Contents:
Incl. Ford Tenement, Withiel Florey, Jeffreys in Burnham. land in Bishops Lydeard. Syndercombe Farm, Clatworthy, East Moor, West Withy and Withy Down in Upton.

Draft deeds and correspondence re mining rights of Mrs.Frances Southwood of Burnworthy, Devon, in manor of Tolgullow als. St.Day, in Gwennap, Cornwall  DD\DP/39/8  1822-37

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Contents:
Incl. abstract of title to manor [1762-96], and leases of shares in Wheal Union Mine and under Scorrier House and lands, with legal corresp.. accounts, and plan of Scorrier.

Legal corresp. re 'Down' held by Govett family.  DD\DP/39/9  1845-46

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Bluett family admissions and surrenders in manors of Taunton Deane and Fons George and one of Thos.Mallack of Hardgrass (1789).  DD\DP/39/10  1789-1852

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Draft deeds re property of Rev.Wm.Proctor Thomas of Wellington.  DD\DP/39/11  1836, 1846

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Contents:
Incl. Charlton Farm in Creech St.Michael; Little Burgage in Millway, Wellington; Garlandhayes tenement in Clayhidon, Devon.

Papers re case brought by Sarah Pearson against Edward Coles for trespass on lane now Park Street, Taunton.  DD\DP/39/12  1831-1832

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Contents:
With papers on earlier cases by Pearson against H.B. Shillibeer. James Holloway and William Chorley, and also exemplification of a judgement re same lane, 1671.

Correso. re Pearsons Trustees incl. particular of Doggetta tenement. Stogursey.  DD\DP/39/13  1843

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Law stationers' bills (John Brittan & Son. London) to Messrs.Beadon and Sweet.  DD\DP/39/14  1850-69

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Misc. draft leases:  DD\DP/39/15  1811-1839

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Contents:
West Monkton (1811). Cheddon Fitzpaine (1827). Bishops Lydeard manor of Burlpage (1829-39).

Misc. corresp. re sale of Chircombe in Hortham, Devon, by Rev. W.P. Thomes to William Smith.  DD\DP/39/16  1818-21

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Rev.Rich.Francis Follett, headmaster of Taunton College School.  DD\DP/39/17  1827-37

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Contents:
Insurance policy on house contents (1827). with renewal receipts (1832-37); subscription list to provide school with adjacent playground (c.1830) [also see DD\DP/45/10].

Leicestershire estate  DD\DP/39/18  1842-44

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Contents:
Correspondence re estate of Mrs. Maria Christiana Fenwick of Paris lying in Medbourn, co. Leics., inherited from her husband, with valuation. (see DD\DP/41/5)

Misc. docts.  DD\DP/39/19  1692-1872

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Contents:
Incl. copy court roll of Chard manor for tenement in Crimchard (1755); copy will of John Bowering late of Tolland then Bridgwater, gent., dat. & pr.1809; mortgage assignment of Fenn lands, co.Lincoln (1805), draft conv. of certain great tithes in North Petherton (1813); draft abstract of conveyance of house at Northam, Devon (1836), lease of cottage in Old Churches, manor of Curry Rivel (1692) to Dyer als. Thier: misc. notes re Oaten family of Pitminster. (c.1800); bond re lease of Thornwater Farm in Ruishton and Creech St.Michael [one party John Thorn of New York, U.S.A.] (1872); index to office day book (C19th).

Misc. vouchers. accounts and correspondence re building at Stenaller. Uffculme, Devon.  DD\DP/39/20  1833-35

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Box 40: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Papers of Philip Doble Burridge as collector of assessed taxes for Stoke St.Mary.  DD\DP/40/1  c.1812-20

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Contents:
Including first and supplementary assessments, receipts etc. [unfit for production].

Copy and draft deeds re Warre family.  DD\DP/40/2  1741-1835

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Contents:
Incl. marriage settlements of Rev.Francis Warre jun. of Cheddon Fitzpaine and Eliz. dau. John Martin (1741) of Francis Warre of Cheddon Fitzpaine and Joanna Bliss of Tormarton, Glouc. (1772), wills of Rev.Francis Warre of Cheddon Fitzpaine, clerk, dat.1780; and Rev.Francis Marie of Same, dat.1769, pr.1770 assignment of Blue Ball or Smales tenement. Triscombe, West Bagborough. Inman to Francis Poonam (1842); insurance policy Henry Warre of Bishops Lydeard (1835). (unfit for production)

Corresp re estate and mining interests of Frances Southwood of Burnworthy, in Cornwall and Devon.  DD\DP/40/3  1833-40

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Box 41: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Abstracts(2) of title of John Roberts'  DD\DP/41/1  1822-1827

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Contents:
Properties in tithing of Holway, incl. Silver Street [1700-1813], (1822); to estate in Cheddon Fitzpaine of Francis Morrish (1827); note of births etc. of Jacobs and Chappell families [1804-56].

Taunton deeds  DD\DP/41/2  1726-89

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Contents:
Deeds of premises formerly a malthouse later the Corner House and College behind in Church Square and Little Magdalene Lane, latter abutting N. and W. on [Henleys] almshouses in Taunton. One party Edw.Cadby of Taunton 'botanist' (1758); will of Stephen Waterhouse of Woolhope, Hereford,gent. (formerly of Taunton). dat. and pr.1743. All owned (1820) by John Bluett.

Bridgwater deeds  DD\DP/41/3  1759-1838

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Contents:
Leases, insurance policies, etc., of houses and cottages in Prickets Lane and Penel Orlieu Street. Bridgwater, held of corporation and manor of Bridgwater and of Popham family. mainly re Heale and Taylor families. Settlement of 1814 also relates to mess. called Grughay in Bickenhall.

Raban family  DD\DP/41/4  1839-40

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Contents:
Papers re debts contracted while at Exeter College, Oxford, by Herbert Raban son of Col.William Raban of Hatch Beauchamp. [See also DD\DP 53/5. 70/11.89/2].

Correspondence re estate of Fenwick family of Paris lving in Medbourn, co.Leics. (see DD\DP/39/18).  DD\DP/41/5  1829-49

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Leases (Phelips) of property in manor of West Newton [North Petherton] to Thos.Pyke of Bridgwater, ironmonger and Joan Day. widow.  DD\DP/41/6  1787, 1792

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Abstract of title of John Bluett to Duddlestone farm in Pitminster and Corfe [1789-1838] (1841): list of biddings at a sale; 1855 incl. Bluett.  DD\DP/41/7  1841, 1855

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Box 42  [no ref. or date]

Taunton deeds  DD\DP/42/1  1690-1761

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Contents:
Deeds of messuage or tenement on S.side of King(s) Street, Taunton, leased by Sir John Rolle of Stevenstone, Dev., to John White of Combe Florey, cooper (1690), conveyed by white to Thos.Every of Taunton, hellier (1725), mortgaged by Every to Charles Cox of Taunton, currier (1726) and assigned to Rav.John Roberts of Taunton (1727); assignment in trust of bonds in favour of Abraham Feiris of Tiverton, Dev., innholder, by his widow, Mary, to her brother-in-law, Jas. Poole of Taunton. candmaker, for the benefit of her children. Joan, Abraham, Nich. and Jas. (1703): assignment of mess.or ten. on E.side of High Street, Taunton, by John Yard of Taunton, gent., and Wm.Hooper of West Monkton, yeo., to Jas.Bryant of Orchard Portman, gent. (1709); arbitration between Mary Burd of Taunton,sp., and Thos.Hayward of Taunton, apothecary, over leaden gutter betw. their houses in High Street, Taunton, by John Blake of Ash Priors.esq., John Periam of Bishops Hull.gent., John Daw of Taunton, gent., and Wm.Sweet of Taunton, fuller (1724); lease for a year of moiety of a toft on S.side of East Street, Taunton, formerly messuage or tenement occ. by - Painter. by John Donne of Crewkerne, gent., assignee of bankrupt, John Lyte of Chard, apothedary, to John Norman of Taunton, sergemaker, Eliz.Langley of Taunton, wid., and Martha Dare of Taunton St.James, wid. (1761)

Misc. deeds and leases of Devon properties.  DD\DP/42/2  C13th - 1671

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Contents:
Including Witheridge (manor of Pillefeune with lands in Middelwyk. Bradford Tracy, Overchurre, Bogheton, Down, Northcombe, La Yeat, Uppecote. Rivenedon, Stoordeton, 1367,1376); South Grendon, mainly family of Grendon alias Cook, 1437-1537: Wheadown, 1520: rectory and advowson, letters patent to George Heydon, 1544: unexecuted lease of plot by Eleanor Lugwardyne. prioress of Cannington, c.1500): Burrington (Braggamarsh, East and West, 1555-1671, mainly Turner family; Pole alias Polebatten, 1412-1602, families of atte Pole and Lecheslond; Brugg 1418; grant of seat in church, 1670); Loxhore (lease of fulling mill at Nytherloxer and Chelfham, 1458); Winkleigh (Northcott in manor of Holacombe. 1521, 1537); Northam (manor, including power of attorney by Henry, earl of Arundel, 1577; fine, Walter Rawleighe v. John and Anne Popham, 1584); Romansleigh (Langley and pasture in Yealladone, 13th cent., 1513; West Rowley, 1535); Cruwys Morchard (Est Nailecote, 1406); Rackenford (1538; Worthy, grant of marriage. Hugh Stucley to Robert Dart, 1544); High Bickington (Braggeshill. 1491); Creacombe (Crowdhole. 1587): wills of John Oxenbere, bur. at Bradninch. 1427; Richard Westland of Instow. yeo., dat.1642. pr.1643. Petition for commission under great seal to Stephen Cravell, 'quicer' of hospital of St.Margaret's. West Monkton, then in decay with poor, lame and impotent people, to collect for relief in cos. of Wilts., Dorset. towns of Salisbury, Poole, signed only by Gabriel Hawley J.P., 1595. [Bundle labelled C nos.51 to 106]

Deeds and leases of properties in Devon  DD\DP/42/3  1581-1725

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Contents:
Incl. Bridge (1581) moiety of manor of Hansford. with schedule of leases (1691, 1718), Codde Marsh (1723) and Frogmire (1725), all in Burrington. With moiety of rectory, parsonage. tithes and advowson (1656); fine of manor of Witheridge Cannington als. Witheridge Parsonage (1586). [Bundle labelled C nos. 137-143]

Deeds and leases of two messuages and lands in Bradford on Tone.  DD\DP/42/4  1638-1722

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Contents:
Leased by Joan widow of Sir John Hele (1638), conveyed by her son-in-law Sir Edward Hungerford and latterly held by Carpenter family, incl. will of Joan Major of Bradford. widow. dat.1705, pr.1707.

Misc. deeds and leases  DD\DP/42/5  1616-1776

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Contents:
Incl. land in Westford tithing. Wellington (1625), Watercourse in West Monkton to Monkton Town (1616), Stiles Close and Stiles Orchard. 2ac. meadow in Horsditch, West Monkton (1633, 1640); East Coombe in Frithelstock Devon (1741), moiety of cottage part of Hansford Mill in Barrington and Ashreigny, Devon (1724), mess. and land in South Street and plot and stable in Pottacre Street, Great Torrington, Devon (1731, 1758), Popham lease of mess, and lands in Wellington Landside (1737), Shorlands als. Longforth in Wellington, ref. to liberty of stretching lines to dry linen in Great Church Ground (1775); Homething, Cod Close and Normans in Wellington (1776); house in Fremington and Andertons Tent. in Shebbeare, Devon (1727); wills of Peter Southey, dat.1749 and John Southey, dat.1760, both of Wellington, gents.; Schedules of deeds of William Prockter Thomas, wills of Thomas and other families [1621-1729]; tenement and 42ac. late Camplins in West Monkton [1572-1647]; closes called Hoblane, Monkton Cross and in Broomhay Head [1648-1716], land by highway from Monkton Cross to Bathpool Bridge, West Monkton [1692-1716]; land in Kiteham Mead, West Monkton [1573-1647]; watercourse in West Monkton [1615-1699]; tenement at Langaller, Creech St.Michael [1558-1647].

Misc. deeds and leases  DD\DP/42/6  1559-1746

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Contents:
Incl. Little Weston, lands near Wyldffordes Bridge, at Sparkford Bridge in Weston Bampfylde and South Cadbury, mainly Martin family (1565-1614); North Cadbury (1577-1741) incl. marriage settlements John Martin and Sarah d. Rev. Barnard Banger (1658), John Martin of West Monkton and Elizabeth Talbutt of Wiveliscombe (1715); Weston Zoyland (1711-1734) incl. marriage settlement of Rev. Thomas Alford and Mary Standfast of West Monkton (1734); Cheddon Fitzpaine (1649, 1683) incl. rectory and parsonage (1649), Warre family: West Monkton (1715-1759) incl. lands at Bathpool. Warre and Martin families; Baltonsborough (1572-1712) incl. Baltonsborough farm. Leffords House, water mill, Northwood: Sanford ten. at Horton, Ilminster, Warre family (1707-1708) incl. marriage settlement of Francis Warre and Phyllis d. Dr. Richard Farewell, esq. West Buckland (1606), armorial seal. Lord Chief Justice Popham: lease of prebend, rectory and glebe of Barton St.David, Warre family (1719); Sandfords in Broadway. Portmanlease (1746); property in Bristol (1563-1717), incl. Ratclief St., St. Thomas St., Broadstreet, Horse St., High St. (ab. on New Inn, 1596), St. James Back, Martin family, admon. Edith Kyrry of Bristol, wid. (1694); Axminster Devon (1688-90), incl. marr.settl. Sam. Whittey and Eliz. dau. John Cooke of Axminster (1688); Winterborne, Glouc., 9 mess. late of Chantry of St. Michael in par.church (1593): Beacon in Luppitt, Devon (1703); fine re Congresbury (1668).

Devon deeds  DD\DP/42/7  1599-1752

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Contents:
Deeds and leases of East Braggamarsh (1599) 8 messuages and 2 mills (1657) and Millmore in Hansford manor (1689) all in Burrington Devon, Turner, Molford and Rosier families: Overhill alias Higher Hill and Middle Hill in Witheridge. Devon. Greenslade and Veysey families (1725-52)

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/42/8  1668-1808

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Contents:
Deeds of mess. and land in Broomfield (Crosse to Speare), 1678, with sketch plan of bartons (1749), wills of John Speare of Broomfield, yeoman, dat.1684, pr.1685; Mary Edwards of Bridgwater, widow, dat.1755; John Holway of Cannington. yeo.dat.1783; lands in Wembdon involving Coles family of Bridgwater, Wedmore and Wembdon (1673-95), Late Porters and Winters Fine in Wembdon, Cruickshank family, (1802-8).

Misc. deeds and papers of Sweeting family of Kilve, etc.  DD\DP/42/9  1680-1832

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Contents:
Incl. Church Acre tenement in Over Stowey (1680); Muddifords Grave and lands in Lydeard St.Lawrence (1788-94); bond, fine and particular of Kilve property incl. Kilve Court (1832).

Miscellaneous deeds  DD\DP/42/10  1665-1828

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Contents:
Manor and cap.mess. of Curry Rivel with Hambridge Mills. Forte family (1665), lands in Creech St.Michael (1686-1757), Little Creech and Grughayes, in Creech St.Michael, Bickenhall and West Hatch (1794), land in Sampford Arundel (1730). Staple Fitzpaine, Portman lease, (1756), copy court roll, Crimchard in Chard manor (1762). leases of Nailesbourne Parks, Kingston St.Mary (1794); Stonehouse Farm, Kingston St.Mary, Warre to Bult (1793), lease of Upcott House, Bishops Hull, Gunston to McGhiel (1800); will of John Hooper of Staple Fitzpaine, yeo.dat. & pr.1828.

Box 43: Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

Walronds family  DD\DP/43/1  1768-82

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Contents:
Papers relating to the interests of the Miss Walronds of Taunton in the manors of Tolgullow als. St.Dye in Gwennap and of Trembetho in Lelant, incl. estate accounts 1777-82. Surveys 1770, 1778, rental 1782, enumerating mining leases (draft lease 1767), correspondence and misc.accounts.

Papers in Chancery suit  DD\DP/43/2  1796-1841

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Contents:
Brought by Thomas Baldon of Taunton, confectioner, and subsequently by his widow, Elizabeth, against Samuel Willment of Taunton and Milton, timber merchant (and subsequently Richard Adams Willment) concerning a messuage, apple mill and cider press, etc. at Galmington, Bishops Hull. Taunton Deane land, formerly property of plaintiff's grandfather. Thomas Baldon of Taunton, innkeeper [of Three Cups], died 1789. Includes draft marr. settl. Sam. Willment and Eliz. Martha Cade (1796), and correspondence.

Miscellaneous papers  DD\DP/43/3  1772-1811

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Contents:
Papers re Enclosure Award of West Bagborough, 1807-11, including perambulation and sale poster (1807); order in chancery, Cranmer v. Binfield et al, re finances (1772) and agreement 1816, re Court Barton farm and Muttlebury's of 162ac. in Creech St.Michael

Correspondence and papers of Robert Beadon as collector for Bishop of Winchester for manor of Taunton Deane:  DD\DP/43/4  1760-1826

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Related information: [For the other side of Beadon's correspondence received at Winchester, see Hampshire Record Office, 21M65/E/8/Fj; 21H65/G/1/A1 & 2.].

Contents:
Recognition rolls for hundreds of Holway, Hull, Poundisford, Staplegrove, Nailesbourne, Otterford and Rimpton, one dat.1820.
'Debet' accounts: Taunton Borough (1780, 1786), Hull (1790). Staplegrove (1779), Otterford (1804, 1805, 1806).
Corresp. incl. Bp. of Winchester, Bp. of Gloucester (Beadon's uncle) and re.Beadon's appointment in 1806 to succeed Mr. Weech of Milverton (1800-06).
Corresp. and accounts with Robert Daw, bailiff of manor (1807-17, incl. lists of tenants and arrears.
Misc. corresp., incl. Bp. of Winchester and J.H.Gell (agent for bishop at Farnham) (1813-19).
Corresp. with P.A. Hanrott, solicitor of Lincolns Inn to Gell and the bishop (1812-18).
Corresp. with J.H.Gell (1810-18).
Misc. corresp. incl J. Lampard of Winchester, the bishop, and J.H.Gell (1816-23).
Corresp. with Gell and the bishop (1817-21).
Misc. corresp. with Gell, Hanrott, the bishop, Thos.Southwood (who purchased the manor in 1822), etc. (1821-22).
Misc. corresp. incl. Gell, Wm.Kinglake, bishop, Thos.Southwood (1803-26).
Corresp, with J.Bryant of Taunton re rent (1813).
Misc. documents concerning Manor incl. appointment by James Lucas of Robert Daw of Bishops Hull, tallow chandler, as bailiff (1760); descent of office of clerk from 1566; North Town Fair account (1817); reeves of Poundisford (1760-1810); corresp. with Rev.Henry Baker of Tiverton re rent (1813-20); misc. accounts incl arrears; distress on George Bruford of Taunton, druggist (1813); notice of perambulation under Combe St.Nicholas inclosure (1814).
Misc. receipts (1760-1810).
Misc. accounts for arrears of Lord's rent due from individuals. incl.sale poster for Yarde Estate, 1805. (1807-20).
Corresp. (found separate) with the bishop (1807-12).
Misc. accounts for expenditure re Taunton Deane manor, incl. lawday Court dinners, 1809-1818.

Richard Huish's Charity Taunton:  DD\DP/43/5  1792-1828

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Contents:
Misc. papers and corresp. concerning the almshouses in Magdalene Lane, Taunton; property in Blackfriars (including Lamb and Lark Inn), London; exhibitioners, with certificates of baptism and residence; letters from members of Huish family and from London bankers, Child & Co., Horland & Co.; general and legal charity accounts (1799-1812).

Papers of Edwards Beadon able Taunton Market Trustee.  DD\DP/43/6  1826-35

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Contents:
Re plans of trustees to erect a new Market House (1833). incl. refs to designs by Richard Laver, printed lists of trustees (1826, 1832), notices of public meetings, copies of newspapers (1833).

Papers of Edward Beadon as a Taunton Market Trustee.  DD\DP/43/7  1844

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Contents:
Concerning agreements for gas lighting and provision of part of Castle Green pound for urinals.

Corresp. of Robert Beadon as solicitor and agent for Sir Thomas Bucklet Lethbridge.  DD\DP/43/8  1828-32

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Misc. papers, accounts and corresp. of Rev.W.P.Thomas and Robert Beadon  DD\DP/43/9  1805-29

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Contents:
Acting for brothers Francis and Thomas Hole of Tiverton, Devon, including accounts for schooling under Dr.Knox (1805) and details of an ejectment against John North by Eliz.Cridland from a cottage and slaughter house [not located].

Acquisition of land at Bathpool by The Bristol and Exeter Railway  DD\DP/43/10  1841-42

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Contents:
Correspondence and papers re the acquisition of parts of tithe no.81 (West Monkton) at Bathpool, for The Bristol and Exeter Railway Co. from Mrs.Eliz.Woodburn Southey, widow of George Southey, incl. abstract of title (1805-37) to land in Broomhay common meadow, West Honkton.

Papers and corres, re. legacy of £500 from Betty Roberts of Taunton St. Mary, widow, (died 1808)  DD\DP/43/11  1809

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Contents:
To five sons of John and Mary Pyne of West Buckland: Merry, William (Midshipman, R.N.), Benjamin (Master's Mate). Robert and Thomas.

Papers in Chancery case, Gale v. Bluett and others.  DD\DP/43/12  1837

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Related information: [and see DD\DP 38/8]

Contents:
Re estate of Rev. Buckland Bluett in Pitminster. etc.

Papers re acquisition of lands  DD\DP/43/13  1840-43

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Contents:
Bathpool, West Monkton, from William Yates and part of Old head in Taunton St.James from Mrs. A.J.Halliday by Bristol and Exeter Railway Co.

Correspondence with Edwards Beadon  DD\DP/43/14  1845-46

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Contents:
Re. proposed North Devon Railway with printed prospectus and plan.

Misc. vouchers for work on and rent for Mrs.Southwood's property  DD\DP/43/15  1839-1840

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Contents:
At Burnworthy, Churchstanton, and in Poundisford Hundred. Taunton Deane manor.

Papers of Edwards Beadon  DD\DP/43/16  1842-1850

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Contents:
And deed of release re trust of Major Graves Chainney Swan (who married Catherine Jane Chapman of Gatchell Cott., Trull) devising from a judgement obtained against Viscount Palmerson in £4, 000 in 1842.

Leases of Inns, Taunton and Bishops Hull  DD\DP/43/17  1871, 1875

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Contents:
Leases of the County Inn, Upper High St., Taunton (Eliz.Northcott to Charlotte Summerhayes), and Fideoak Mill Bishops Hull (Rev.Walter Walter to Thos.Mortlock).
PLUS UNLISTED BUNDLE - BLUETT OF HAGERASS [...] - LEGAL & EST.CORRES. 1838-47

Box 44  [no ref. or date]

Deeds and leases of various properties in Wellington.  DD\DP/44/1  1596-1723

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Incl. cottage at W. end of town near conduit, house used as a barn near Yorke House, property in South Street, Farthings Pitts, Overplace (1596, incl. Sir John Popham), of Towneland alias Dukesland (1682-1709), of Bishops Land and Bishops Mead alias Bishops Moor (1621-1709), 2 closes called Rews in Westford tithing (1662-1723), three cottages in Little Tithing (1683), moiety of dismembered manor of Lambrooke Hatch in borough and town of Milverton, and house in Longeasway Street, Wellington: main families Chapple, Chapple alias Burton (5 generations), Berry, Southey, Thomas.

Leases for short terms by Warre family of lands in Bradford-on-Tone  DD\DP/44/2  1783-93

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Babbs and Eastmead (1792), at Stoford (1783), Cades and Smallridges (1793), and between Stanmoor and Hatherley bridges on Saltmoor in Stoke St.Gregory (1787). Lessees: Henry Rendell, Sir Thos.Gunston, John Petten, Rich.Rendell, Geo.Ritherdon (all Bradford). John Fry. lighterman, and son John, yeoman (Stoke St.Gregory).

Misc. docs. re Gwyn family  DD\DP/44/3  1768-1822

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Incl. lease of house and closes in Lanblethian and Llansannor, co. Glam., with Lansannor Warren, Warren house and conies, Francis Gwyn to Rich Gapper (1768); plan of New Forest in Llansannor, co. Glam., property of John Fraunceis Gwyn (n.d.18th cent.) limitation and appointment of £700 p.a. by J.F.Gwyn of Combe Florey (son of Francis) to his wife Sarah (1780); letter re Combe Florey rents (1822).

Deeds of separation, reconciliation, and resettlement of lands.  DD\DP/44/4  1845

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Contents:
Incl. Bickley Farm, Little Bickley, cottage called Baileys, mess. called Horridge Down and Weekmoor tenement. all in Milverton, by John Cridland of Spring Brove Park. Milverton and Margaret this wife

Covenants betw. Wm.Salter.cordwainer, and John Clarke, saddler, both of Taunton.  DD\DP/44/5  1854

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Re title to mess. on W.side of North Street. Taunton.

Deeds of five cottages (formerly one cottage) in West Monkton  DD\DP/44/6  1805-1813

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On N. side of turnpike road from Taunton to Quakers' burying place, leased by J.T. Warre to Jas. Edwards, tailor, in 1805, incl. attornments by tenants (1811-1813) [ref. to "Spital Tenements" so is this St. Margaret's Hospital?].

Deeds for Taunton Deane [...]   DD\DP/44/7  1704-71

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Contents:
Deeds re property in Heathcombe manor in Broomfield (1704), copyhold lands in Taunton Deane in tithings of Holway, North Trendle and Hull (1704-55); messuage and land in West Monkton (1722); messuage called The Unicorn near The Shambles, Taunton, and messuage near The Rope Market there; Corner Old House called Fords; sites of houses in Paul Street, Taunton; various properties at Tauntfield, near Redmore Bridge (Holway), cottage east of Black Horse in Extra Portam, plots in Redhill and near Hull Ditch [?Hurleditch], all in Taunton Deane (1769). Properties held by Agnes daughter of Thomas Munday of Taunton, maltster, wife of (1) Ambrose West (2) Samuel Browne of Crayford, Kent, gent. (marriage settlement 1704), with will of Agnes Browne of Taunton St. Mary's, widow, dat. 1730, pr.1731. Properties passed to Agnes' children, Thomas Browne and Mary West (marr. settl. to Rev. John Roberts of Taunton, 1722), others to Elizabeth Reynolds, later widow of Thomas Boycott of Hinton Hall, Salop (ref. to manor of Hinton, 1736), whose administrator was Samuel Birch of Hereford and Garnstone, co. Heref., esq. (will dat. 1750) and later (1769) to Dr. Samuel Peplor and others.

Deeds of Creech St. Michael.  DD\DP/44/8  1816-44

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Deeds of Rectory and tithes of Creech St. Michael and of Court Barton and part of Muttleburrys (plan on deed of 1816); Creech (formerly Filberts) Mills on Tone near Creech Brdige; North End Mills and coal wharf on Bridgwater to Taunton Canal, all in Crech St. Michael, held by Dyer family.

Misc. deeds  DD\DP/44/9  1740-1844

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Incl. partition betw. Thomas Leave, yeoman, and Richard Maning, whitebaker, of properties leased by Pitminster chruchwardens and overseers including various messuages in Carpenters Lane [Mount Street], Taunton St. Mary's (several occupied by carpenters), the Rackfield adjoining with a clothe rack thereon, a limepit, bed and beam for dressing and working skins there and watering them in the ditch (1740); marriage settlement of William (son of John) Field of Wiveliscombe, grocer, and Mary Turle of Taunton, re burgage on W. side of High Street, Taunton (1819); marr. settl. of Richard Heyward of Huish Champflower, butcher and (financial) Frances Eaves, widow. of Taunton, Huish and, later, Weston-super-Mare, with correspondence (1824-44)

Box 45  [no ref. or date]

Draft and copy deeds  DD\DP/45/1  1745-1819

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Relating to the purchase in 1810 by Thos. Warre from John Phelips of manor of West Newton [North Petherton] incl. covenant to produce deeds [cited 1704-93], incl. Wollands House and Corners als. Cheeks in North Petherton (Jolliffe to Warre 1819). Copy deeds, etc., of Methuen family of Corsham House, Wilts., re manors of Withey in Huntspill, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Beckington, manor, cap. mess. advowson and church house of Garsdon, Wilts., manor of Knowle in Bedminster, Brislington and Bristol; Freshford Farm in Freshford and Charterhouse Hidon, incl. deed to lead recovery (1745), marriage settle. Paul Cobb Methuen and Matilda dau. of Sir Thos. Gooch of Benacre Hall, Sutt, Bart., will and cod. of Paul Methuen of Corsham House, Wilts., dat.1793, 1795.

Papers of Henry Warre of Bishops Lydeard  DD\DP/45/2  1796-1851

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Contents:
As receiver for Horner and Pyncombe's charities including annual accounts 1844-50, schedules of deeds (Pyncombe 1723-1850; Horner 1755-1849), 1851; draft conveyance of parts of Hagleys and Taylors tenements, Warre to Bruford, 1796.

Receipted bills  DD\DP/45/3  1833

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For items supplied to Rev.Dr.F.Warre of Cheddon Fitzpaine mainly by Taunton tradesmen (good billhead by Wm.Toms, printer and bookseller).

Papers re trial and acquittal of John Jarvis and James Langdon  DD\DP/45/4  1836-37

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Contents:
Both of Cutcombe and John Steer of Winsford for attempted murder while poaching at Cutcombe at Taunton Assizes, 1837, with correspondence with Sir T.B.Lethbridge who promoted the case against them. [poor condition]

Receipts  DD\DP/45/5  1848-50

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For rates paid by tenants of cottages at Bishops Lydeard.

Misc.leases (found loose)  DD\DP/45/6  1855-73

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Contents:
Of Higher and Lower Spilsbury Farm in Uplowman, Devon, Houlditch to King (1855, 1865); East Reach Brewery on N. side of East Reach, Taunton. John Kingsbury to Chas. Davis (1868); close on king's sedgemoor in Somerton, Rev. Wm.Hexter to Jos.Frampton (1871); land in Huntspill, same to Henry and James Masters (1871); Higher Gatchell in Trull. Wm.Thomas to Rev. Wm.Arthur Allen (1873); 10 Vyvyan Terr., Clifton Park, Bristol, Lucy Hole and John Kingsbury to Chas.Dan. Cave, Banker (1861)

Papers in case between Thomas Blackmore and William Tucker  DD\DP/45/7  1826, 1833

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For cutting away the bank of a stream and diverting the water at Wood Meadow, Collumpton, Devon, including agreement re water (1826) at Kentisbeare, Devon, to Wood Barton, Higher Kentsford and Moorhayes farms.

Papers re estate of Charlotte Jane Emma Jackson (c.1834)  DD\DP/45/8  1832-39

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Contents:
Of Daniel St., Bath. widow of Lt.Col.Robert Jackson, mother of Gen.Alexander Cosby Jackson, with copy of will dat.1832, leaving property between grandchildren.

Will of Charles West Roberts of Taunton, esq., dat. 1788  DD\DP/45/9  1782-1806

Contents:
With draft release (n.d. w/m 1803) and letter (1806) of Henry Knight of Taunton, upholsterer, son-in-law of Roberts. Estate at Shoreditch, Pitminster, and house in North Street, Taunton.

Accounts and papers  DD\DP/45/10  1825-31

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Contents:
Re affairs of Rev.R.F. Follett, headmaster of Taunton College School, including bills for repairs to the school (1825), agreements for purchase of school playground [behind Municipal Buildings], bill for building a cottage [?Highlands in Trull Rd.] by William Woodford.jun., to designs approved by Richard Carver on former site of three cottages (1831), accounts of Follett as surrogate for wills with lists of testators (1826-29). [see also DD\DP/39/17]

Correspondence and accounts  DD\DP/45/11  1834-50

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Of Henry Warre of Bishops Lydeard, acting for Miss Caroline Sanford of Bath as lessee under the Dean and Chapter of wells for Stogumber and Bicknoller parsonages and tithes, including lists of owners and occupiers 1835-6, 1841-47, 1849-50.

Correspondence and accounts  DD\DP/45/12  1840-50

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Contents:
As last, but concerning Caroline Sanford's property at Leycroft or Splatt Farm, West Monkton, and Moor Farm and Porters in Taunton St. Mary's with lease to Robert Wright (1840).

Papers and drafts  DD\DP/45/13  1808-37

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Contents:
Of moiety of rectory of Bishops Lydeard, incl. marriage settl. of Hen. Warre of Taunton. esq., and Emma dau. Richardson Marrison of Taunton Castle. esq., (1808) and mortgage by Warre to Rev.Cecil Smith of Bishops Lydeard (1837)

Lease  DD\DP/45/14  1834-1846

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Contents:
Of Waterslade House. Taunton St. Mary, by Mrs.M.A. Townsend to Caroline Sanford of West Monkton (1834) and papers re surrender (1846).

Misc. papers re West Bagborough Inclosure.  DD\DP/45/15  c.1810

1 bundle

Surrenders  DD\DP/45/16  1804

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(Taunton Castle) and agreement re Pool Wall Mill and adjacent silk factory (of Jas. Vansommer and Peter Paul) betw. Samuel Norman of Wilton and William Gray of Westminster.

Mis. Warre documents  DD\DP/45/17  1806-66

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Contents:
Incl. will of Hen.Wm.Sanford of Walford, West Monkton, esq., dat.1791, pr. 1806; accounts of Mrs.E.Warre and Henry Warre (1849); release under estate of Mary Warre of Bishops Lydeard (1866) account book for cottage rents (? Bishops Lydeard) (1833-47).

Papers and draft codicil (1842)  DD\DP/45/18  1842-44

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Contents:
To will of Lucy Jekyll of Bath, wid. (aunt of Julia Sanford of Bath).

Misc. docts.  DD\DP/45/19  c.1761-1885

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Contents:
Incl. brief for Chancery case between Wm.Kingsmill (a lunatic) by Wm.Corry and Thomas Carew of Crowcombe, re disputes over their respective manors of Crowcombe (post 1761); draft affidavit of Francis Freke Gunston of Teighmouth re case over estate of Sir Thos. Gunston (1803); power of attorney by Rich. Hitchcock of Sampford Arundell. yeo., 'being shortly about to leave England' (1869); fire insuance policies on Highlands and Pikes Farm. Wilton, for Geo. Westlake Mitchell, wine merchant (1878); prospectus for Bristol and English Channels Connection Railway (n.d.); surrender of 4 Bentinck Place, Portland Town, Middx. Eliz. Bluett of Taunton to John Bluett of St. John's Wood (1852); draft abstract of title of Francis Popham to Bishpool in Bishops Lydeard [1781-1806] and papers (1847); misc. vouchers of V.S.Reynolds [of Canonsgrove House], (1873-85); letter re law Vale Railway, Devon (1850); domestic and personal account book (unattributed) (1869-73).

Box 46  [no ref. or date]

Draft conveyances, etc.  DD\DP/46/1  1808-34

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Contents:
Drawn by Henry Warre, incl. Courseley Farm, Lydeard St. Lawrence (1826); tenements in West Bagborough called Smoakham or Dibbles (1828), Amorys Jeanes's (1830), Ford (1833), Caprons (1834), Shapnoller (1816-17), closes (1807), Hearns and Bryants (1830); tens, in Bicknoller (1810); cottage in Lydeard St. Lawrence (c.1833); Lambridge Farm, Bishops Lydeard (1826); tithes in Wilton (1821); Naish House lands in Wraxall and Clapton (1815); rectory and tithes of Bishops Lydeard (1808); lands and tenements in West Newton (1819); cottages to Bishops Lydeard (1834); advowson of Brightwalton, Berks. (1811), many relating to Francis Popham of West Bagborough, Warre family and Andrew Crosse of Broomfield.

Draft conveyances etc.  DD\DP/46/2  1840-1849

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Contents:
Drawn by Beadon and Sweet, including messuage at New Romney, Kent (1840), cottage at Bradford (1840), Stapley Factory (silk), formerly the New Tucking Mills, Churchstanton, Devon (1841), cottage at Binham. Old Cleeve (1841), land in Mount Lane, Mount, Taunton (Kinglake to Billet, 1841), land at Rowford, Cheddon Fitzpaine (1841), lands at Chilton Polden (1841), Fitzroy House, Norton Fitzwarren (1841); moiety of Stathe Manor, Stoke St. Gregory (1842), closes in Bishops Hull and Wilton (1843). Owls Close, Staplegrove (1843), Holmes's Lears upon the Ball, Curland (Bussell family, 1843), Buckland Farm, Buckland St. Mary (1843), Rose Hill Ville, newly built, Portishead (1843), lands in Corfe and Otterford (1843), 'fore shear' of Sampford Meadow, Sampford Arundel (1844), site of Haines Hill (?), Wilton, for building (Carver to Hucklebridge and Bartlett, 1845), Woodrans, Pitminster (1844), land in Curland (1844), two messuages formerly The Crown & Mitre, N.side of Fore St., Taunton (1844), strip of land nr. Three Bridges, Bradford, but in Wilton (1845), cott, at Burlescombe, Devon (1845), late Pennys Cott., Blagdon Hill, Pitminster (186, 1848), Cullyfords Close in Burlescombe, Devon (1846), messuage, workshops, etc. in Staplegrove Road, Taunton (enfranchisement to Geo. Hennet, civil engineer, 1846), The Old Buildings with apple mill, cider house and press, Cheddon Fitzpaine (Standfast to Warre, 1847), house S.side Fore St.[no.16?] (Portman to Wm.Greenslade, 1847), Wheatleigh Lodge and Broadlands, Wilton (Stephens to Barber, 1847), lands at Westonzoyland, Buckland St. Mary (1847, 1849), cott. at Bradford (1848); advowson of Sampford Peverel, Devon (1848), 2 cottages in White Lion Court, Taunton (1849), with several conveyances and exhanges under Taunton Deane Inclosure Awards.

Misc. bundle  DD\DP/46/3  1857-85

1 bundle

Contents:
Of writs, summonses, warrants, distraints, etc. incl. schedules of deed of E.F.Goldsworthy's Hope Villa, Wilton [1844-61], Griggs Farm, Otterford [1770-1862], Old Gasworks, South St., Taunton [1800-62], Hilmore House, Bishops Hull [1810-63], Buttles and Southey Moor, Churchstanton, Devon [1805-66], house in Flook Terrace, Taunton [1826-78]; mortgage of advowson of rectory of Brompton Ralph, (1879).

Misc. receipted bills  DD\DP/46/4  1873-80

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Contents:
Of Vincent S. Reynolds of Canonsgrove, Pitminster including good billheads for Clarke's Hotel (1874) and Douch's Railway Hotel (1873), Taunton.

Papers relating to the office of Remembrancer of the First Fruits and Tenths Office  DD\DP/46/5  1832-1840

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Contents:
Bought by Richardson Harrison of Taunton in 1798 and left by him to his son-in-law Henry Warre of Bishops Lydeard, with correspondence and memorials to the Treasury, notes on the history of the Office (including copy account of duties and fees, 1735), with detailed accounts of office, 1832-36, and account book of G. Gunthorpe as Receiver, 1829-39, vouchers, etc.

Bank books  DD\DP/46/6  1798-1836

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Richardson Harrison (3) and Henry Warre (1) with London and Gloucestershire bankers.

Accounts  DD\DP/46/7  1804-1836

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Contents:
Of Henry Warre as executor of his brother-in-law, Capt. Charles Moore Harrison of Cheltenham, Glouc., with probate of will, cat. and prov. 1833; with admon of Mary (nee Moore) wife of Richardson Harrison of South Wainborough, Hants. (d.1820), dat.1836, and will of her aunt, Margery Moore of Helston, Cornwall, dat.1804, cod.1806, prov.1806.

Solicitors' corresp.  DD\DP/46/8  1831

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Contents:
Mainly with George BARKER of Grays Inn, London, principally concerning title to various Taunton properties with refs. to Noble family of Taunton and Bristol.

Misc. papers, etc.  DD\DP/46/9  1592, 1839-1913

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. Inq.p.m. on John Turner for lands in Burrington, Devon (1592); notice to quit Knights Farm, Pitminster (1881); insurance policy for Eliz. Jacobs, wid., on 6 Belle Vue Terr., Taunton (1856); bills re Mr. Larway, Cheddon Fitzpaine (1849-50); draft accounts for lands of J.A. Warre in Cheddon Fitzpaine (1843-50); copy Bankruptcy Act (1839); warrant of attorney in case of Mary Sweet of Taunton (1839); part sale partic. of Heathfield Farm, Creech St.Michael (1913).

Box 47  [no ref. or date]

Papers re financial difficulties of Matthew Wasborough of Splatt House, West Monkton  DD\DP/47/1  1812-15

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Contents:
Incl. his lease from Henry Sanford of the house and lands at Lambrock in West Monkton (1812) and inventory of household good (by rooms).

Misc. receipted vouchers  DD\DP/47/2  1868-1880

1 bundle

Contents:
For goods supplied to Vincent S. Reynolds, Canonsgrove, Pitminster, mainly from Taunton tradesmen, with small acct. book for groceries supplied by William Cousins (1868-72).

Papers in cases brought by William Tucker of Kentisbeare. Devon  DD\DP/47/3  1833-34

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Contents:
Against James and John Blackmore. Thos. Miller and Thos. Bucknell for trespass over his lands, with detailed plan of watercourses there.

Papers in case of John Fortescue Brickdale form. of Bishops Hull then of of Lower Henbury, Dors., esq.  DD\DP/47/4  1824-26

1 bundle

Contents:
Against James Bryant, John Bluett and James Penny re site and buildings of Old Bank. Taunton [1987 site of SWEB, Fore St.] formerly of John and Matthew Brickdale, bankers, bankrupt in 1819.

Papers relating to the estate of John North and his son John Britty, North of Taunton, spirit merchant.  DD\DP/47/5  1810-1837

1 bundle

Contents:
Relating to property in Curland and Buckland St. Mary with abstract of deeds [1696-1830].

Contracts and agreements for sale or lease of various properties  DD\DP/47/6  1803-1825

1 bundle

Contents:
Mainly concerning Francis Popham of West Bagborough, incl. Hawker's, West Bagborough (1803), Coursley Farm, Lydeard St. Lawrence (1809), Woodram Farm and Mill, Pitminster (1809), Clarendon Park with 347 acres in Clarendon. Wilts. (1812), Shapnoller Farm, West Bagborough, (1815), house and schoolroom occ. Mr.Norris with two other messuages in Canon St., Taunton St. James (1819), Walford House and Farm, West Monkton and Creech St.Michael (1825). Grimes's tenement, Crowcombe (1825).

Correspondence  DD\DP/47/7  1830

1 bundle

Contents:
From Eleanor M.Ridge of Mordon Park, Surrey and Elizabeth A.Shore of London, daughter of Betty Roberts of Taunton, widow, re the estate of their mother.

Correspondence and copy correspondence  DD\DP/47/8  1847

1 bundle

Contents:
Re libellous letter written by Mrs. Barnett to her husband, Dr. Samuel Barnett, and its return demanded from Charles Gibbs by Dr.C.L. Morales, all of Bishops Lydeard.

Correspondence, accounts, and letters of the Sanford family  DD\DP/47/9-13  1838

1 bundle

Contents:
Including Henry Sanford and Edward Ayshford Sanford, but mainly Miss Caroline Sanford, relating to Stogumber and Bicknoller parsonage and tithes; Waterslade House and Leycroft House (lease 1840), Taunton; Porters Tenement, Holway, Taunton (bought by Henry Sanford, 1839-40); Moor Farm, Taunton; 12 The Circus, Bath; Butts Tenement, Stogumber (lease 1842); schedule of Sanford deeds [1705-1851]; Bishops Lydeard Association for the protection of property, 1839.

Advert. and correspondence  DD\DP/47/14  1811, 1823-24

1 bundle

Contents:
Re letting of Upcott House, Bishops Hull, property of Francis Freke Gunston, and enquiry re land tax at Paignton, Devon (1811), and agreement for sale of land at Mountway, Bishops Hull (1823), with plan

Papers and corresp.  DD\DP/47/15  1824-42

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Henry Warre. solicitor, Bishops Lydeard mainly re the debts and problems of his relatives, particularly his brother, Preb. Or Francis Warre, rector of Cheddon Fitzpaine, and Alexander Warre at the Admiralty

Papers and drafts  DD\DP/47/16  1837-1845

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Henry Warre re, exchanges of lands in Bishops Lydeard with Dean and Chapter of wells and enfranchisement of a close by them with plans.

Misc. papers  DD\DP/47/17  1824-1849

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Henry Warre, including solicitors' bills with various clients, insurance and banking correspondence, opinion on rating Bishops Lydeard (1838).

Misc. papers  DD\DP/47/18  1842-1860

1 bundle

Contents:
As last, including correspondence on estate of Richardson Harrison (1850-1860), Pyncombe's Charity (1842), misc. vouchers (1843).

Box 48  [no ref. or date]

Papers relating to the Pyncombe Charity  DD\DP/48/1  1814-1835

1 bundle

Contents:
And the partition in Chancery of estates between the Carew family of Crowcombe and the charity trustees incl. the manors of Broadridge, Bickington Loges in High Bickington, moiety of Ash Reigny manor; Welsbear Barton, Collyland, Shorts, Balls and Pitts in Poughill, manor of Riddlecombe, Furze Farm, Furze Hill, in Ashreigny, Oakhill in Kings Rympton, East Duckham in Chawleigh, Bickham, Thurlston and Hills in Oakford, Furzedown in Atherington, Peardons, Pridhams, Rules, Greenslades, Simons's and Popes in Chulaleigh, Cote in Bishops Horchard, Waysland, Indley and Capon in Broadwood Kelly, Middlewick in Iddesleigh, Yeadbury Mill, Lower Yeadbury, Higher Yeadbury, Rhodes's and Deep Ash in Cruwys Horchard, Waxlands in Atherington, all in Devon; Garlescombe Mill in Withypool, George Inn late Devonshires in Dunster, with detailed survey (n.d.w/m 1808).

Misc. abstracts of title  DD\DP/48/2  1852-75

1 bundle

Contents:
Including 3 closes in West Monkton, H.W.Sanford [1788-95], Splott als. Leycroft in West Honkton, Henry Sanford [1747-1806] Kirby Hall or The Culmhead estate, Pitminster, H.C.Jeffreys [1850-74]; closes at Chard. Rev. R.F.Follett [1853]; house and land at Greenway, West Monkton, Rev. R.J.Beadon [1818-65]; 2 Hammet St., Taunton, John Bluett [1809-65]; 2 Hammet St., Taunton, Eliz.Eluett [1788-1850]; Higher Besleys als. Hurfords. Thorne St.Margaret, [1835-55]; Coombe Close in Morebath, Devon, Robert Beadon [1780-1855], annuity charged on Kilve Manor, Mrs. Sweeting [1814-46]; Applehayes, Clayhidon, Devon. Jas. Troak [1747-58]

Abstracts and notes  DD\DP/48/3  c.1822

1 bundle

Contents:
From Taunton Deane Hanor admissions and surrenders grouped by hundreds, including Taunton Borouth and Rimpton

Papers re dispute  DD\DP/48/4  1838-40

1 bundle

Contents:
Between John Bluett of Haygrase House and his tenant John Pring of Cornish Farm, Pitminster, over his rent.

Accounts of Heayock (Devon)  DD\DP/48/5  1837-51

1 bundle

Contents:
Glebe and tithe rent charges for Rev. Dr. Francis Warre, with lists of occupiers.

Executors' papers  DD\DP/48/6  1849-51

1 bundle

Contents:
For estate of Henry Warre, solicitor, incl. for Stogumber and Bicknoller rectory for Miss.C.Sanford.

Misc. receipted bills  DD\DP/48/7  1874-75

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Vincent S. Reynolds of Cononsgrove, Pitminster.

Misc. papers of Henry Warre.  DD\DP/48/8  1818-50

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. corresp. of Caroline Sanford, charges as administrator of Mary Warre's estate (1845), corresp. re Taw Vale Railway (1850) covenant to produce deeds of lands in West Monkton (1818), bills for Moor Farm (1850), account book for cottage rents (1847-50), notice to repair Stogumber chancel (1846).

Box 49  [no ref. or date]

Abstract of title [1745-1806]  DD\DP/49/1  c.1806, 1819

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Contents:
And release and assignment (1819) of Walford House ('newly erected' in 1745) and lands in West Monkton and Creech St.Michael. incl. Splott als. Leycroft Farm, and lands in Oakford, Devon, formerly of Rev. John Sanford of Nynehead (d.1774), then of his son Henry Wm.Sanford, lastly of his grandson Henry Sanford.

Accounts and vouchers  DD\DP/49/2  1842-44

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Henry Warre for Caroline Sanford and with executors of Henry Sanford (her brother), including Stogumber and Bicknoller tithes.

Accounts  DD\DP/49/3  1813-37

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Henry Warre with Henry Sanford of Walford, 1813-25, 1827-28, 1830-31, 1834-35, 1836-37.

Misc. papers  DD\DP/49/4  1805,1813-2

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Re Sir Thos. B.Lethbridge's estates, incl. particular of tithes of Taunton St.James (owners and properties listed, 1831), particulars of West Withy, East Moor House, West Moor House and Lowtrow Crops Inn, all in Upton. Stretcholt and Yeo's in Pawlett and Huntspill, description of lands in Mill Lane tithing Staplegrove hundred, Taunton Deane; advert for sale of Halliday's Yard House estate. Taunton St James (1805); lease to John Vibart of Chargot Lodge, Luxborough, and sporting rights over certain manors with inventory of furniture (1842).

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/49/5  1801-56

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Re Jacobs family of Nynehead, incl. marriage agreement betw. John s. of Robert Jacobs of Nynehead and Eliz. d. John Dyer of Thornfalcon (1801), printed account of their children (born 1804-24); leases of messuage and land in East Nynehead (1837) and of Havilands in Nynehead (1844), insurance policy for Robert Jacobs of Sanford Farm, Wembdon 1853-55; agreement for lease by John Lee Lee of Dillington to Robert Jacobs of the Hatch Court Estate. Hatch Beauchamp (1856), poor rate.
Nynehead (n.d. c.1800), particular of Nyneyead estates (n.d. c.1800); sale catalogue of Dean House (now Dean Court) Bishops Lydeard (1855) [Unfit for production]

Bonds  DD\DP/49/6  1817-43

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Of James Chappell of Blagroves, Milverton.

Acts of Parliament  DD\DP/49/7  1835-41

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Bristol and Exeter and Great Western Railway Acts of Parliament, Somerset and Devon. [Poor condition]

Misc. deeds and documents  DD\DP/49/8  1680-1848

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Incl. lease (for 3 mths) of Lower Hornesey and Men Croft, Spaxton, Selleck to Sweeting (1680); lease of house, bakehouse and cottages in High Street, Taunton (Portman property) by Mary Boswell to Thomas Pounsbery, baker (1786), schedule of deeds of lands in West Monkton of Jeanes family (16th-19th cent.); deed of trust for creditors of Lt. Gen. Sir George Pownall Adams, Grace Chard Elford, both of Sydenham, Kent, Henry Cranstown Adams of Taunton, property at Okehampton, Devon, with list of creditors, mainly in Taunton area (1848).

Box 50  [no ref. or date]

Deeds of advowsons  DD\DP/50/1  1780-1781

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Of West Monkton and Burlescombe, Devon, sold by Rev. James Sanford to Francis Creech of Plymouth to defray his debts.

Deeds and documents  DD\DP/50/2  1775-1788

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Of John Mallack of Hardgrass (how Raygrass), Pitminster, mortaging his property to pay off debts, being mainly, Taunton Deane manor lands in tithings of Duddlestone. Corfe, Holway and Stoke, including copies of manorial surrenders; copy will of Grace Parsons of Sampford Arundel, sp. dat. 1747; abstract of title to Bratton in Stoke St.Mary [1734-78]; survey of Hardgrass and Cornish's Pitminster (n.d. c.1780).

Account book  DD\DP/50/3  1830-33

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Between John Foy and Mary Sweet at Castle Hotel with income and expenses for running posting and coaches from the Hotel including list of horses, ledger debts etc.

Deeds of Court Barton and lands in Creech St.Michael  DD\DP/50/4  1816-1832

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The Rectory and tithes of Creech St.Michael, and Ford Tenement in Withiel Flory, John Tyndale Warre; John Snook to George Bickham both of Creech.

Deeds of Enmore  DD\DP/50/5  1662-1733

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Incl lease of a messuage and land called Ednys to Edw.Colford (1662, ass. to son John, 1684), will of Edw.Colford of Enmore, tanner, with inventory, dat. and prov. 1691; will of Margaret Dyment of Charlinch, widow [prov.1733].

Partnership agreement for 10 years  DD\DP/50/6  1793, 1807

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Betw. Richard Bovet of Wellington and Humphrey Langley of Teignmouth, Devon, in business of surgeon apothecaries and menmidwives at Wellington (1793) with award between them (1807).

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/50/7  1713-48

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Including moiety of Hansford manor in Burrington and Ashreigny (1713-36) with abstract of title [1691-1736] and schedule of leases (1713); cottage, part of Hansford Mill tenement (1724); Frogmire in Burrington (1725); capital messuage and farm of Hansford (1715) and lands part of barton there (1742), Millmore Tenement in Hansford manor (1731); Middlehill Tenement in Witheridge (1737-1748); Overhill als. Higher Hill Tenement, Witheridge (1721-37); messuage and new (unfinished) mill beside River Dart and Bradford Bridge in Bradford Tracy manor, witheridge (1726); mainly relating to veysey family of Witheridge.

Letter book  DD\DP/50/8  1839-1844

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Of letters written by Beadons on behalf of Sir Thomas Buckler Lethbridge of Sandhill Park.

Misc. deeds and leases  DD\DP/50/9  1663-1836

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Incl. messuage and 26ac. in Cannington with pasture on Alden Hill 'without the Park Pale or Wall', Robinson to Byshopp (1663); cottage at Bradford-on-Tone. Bassett to Carpender (1693). 4ac. called Thornebeares, Creech St.Michael, White to Muttlebury (1698); messuage and 6ac. called Northayes, Creech St.Michael, Keyt family to Chead (1732); Walters Ground. Creech St.Michael (1823); Popham and Yards tenements. Bicknoller manor (1836).

Box 51  [no ref. or date]

Deeds and other documents  DD\DP/51/1  1704-1841

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Of Court Barton, Creech St.Michael with demesne lands, advowson, three mills called Hilberts als. Filberts and Creech Custom mills, rectories of Creech St.Michael and Ruishton (1704-1837), Warre family, purchased by John Dunning Dunning of Throwleigh, Devon; copy deeds of mansion of Hestercombe, manors of Hestercombe, West Honkton and Overton, incl. marriage settlement of Copplestone Warre Bampfylde and Mary d. Edward Knight (1755). Wrights or wrides House, Creech St.Michael (1813), Oddenhill, West Monkton (1809); papers re sale of land to Bristol and Exeter Railway (1841); wills of Henry Hawley, Lt.Govr. of Kirsale, Ireland, dat. 1724. pr.1725; James Rich of Over Stowey, esq., dat.1813. pr.1815.

Deeds of enfranchisements  DD\DP/51/2  1566-1696

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By Henry Stanley, Lord Strange, of properties in the manor of Curry Rivel to individuals for life with extensive and specified remainders to members of their families and heirs, (grantees; Laurence Longe of Kingston; Roger Forte of Rydon, South Petherton; Thomas Piper of Curry Rivel, Robert Podger of Hambridge (2), Philip Lydyarde of Shepton Beauchamp. Thomas Pears of Curry Rivel (2), including The Lord's Stable, Court Barton, and Church House, plot by Church Stile; messuage called Pypers; three mills called Hambridge Mills with a horsemill; two messuages adjoining the churchyard; plots in Curry Wood; pasture in Byndyche, Sedgemoor, Hichynfeld, Merunede, Wykemore, Westmore, Eastmore. Ilemore, Drayton Fields, Otherfeldes. Burton Meade, and Bullymore (1566-68); covenant re recovery of a messuage in Curry Rivel, Roger Forte to James Aysshe of South Petherton and John Cawley (1583); mortgage of manor of Curry Rivel, Hambridge Mills and Forest of Neroche by John Lovering of Weare Gifford, Devon, reserving manor house (1678); list of tenants and holdings (1680); common recovery of moiety of manors of Curry Rivel, Fivehead, Alford and Portbury, Dorothy Lovering to John Wheeler (1696).

Deeds  DD\DP/51/3  1699-1770

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Of a messuage and lands called Hears als. Mure in Rose Ash.Devon, (¼ of Barton of Meare) with the Bee Garten, pt. of Meare Ley, Briddonhall, Conie Parke, watering place at Meare Lake, West Honycliffe Wood, etc. incl. marriage settl. of Richard Thorn of Cruwys Morchard and Joan d. Robert Thorn of Witheridge (1731); will of Richard Thorne of Rose Ash, yeoman. dat.1733, pr.1740; abstract of title [1699-1770] mainly re Thorne and Rippen families.

Deeds  DD\DP/51/4  1772-88

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Of messuage, 20 acres and plot of waste called The Grean near the highway and newly erected (1774) messuage, Smith's shop and garden near the Wayhouse by the highway from Taunton to Wiveliscombe, in Norton Fitzwarren, yeo., dat.1771, pr.1772, and mortgages raised by his son, Richard Farthing.

Account and Survey book  DD\DP/51/5  c.1791-1912

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Of manors of Tollgullow als. St. Dye in Gwennap and Trembetho in Uny Lelant and Zennor, co.Cornwall. [Unfit for production]

Papers etc.  DD\DP/51/6  1671-1799

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Re case of right of way from Poulesgate, Taunton to top of Shuttern Hill [now Park Street and Cann Street]. incl. exemplification of case by Thomas Gale [of St. Paul's House, Bishops Hull] against William Turner and others for trespass on the same lane (1671); grant of right of way with horse in hand' by Thos.Gale to Bernard Smith for a gold crown and pint of canary sack p.a. (1680); case of trespass brought by Philip Jerman and Sarah his wife against Maria Orchard, widow, re a cottage and 2 acres land W. of Fleetbridge on N.side of Shuttern (1685); grant by Hen.Prockter Gale to Prockter Thomas of a barn. The Gate Close, Barn Close, Paddock, Hilly Close, moiety of Rixham Mead and Steps Water Mead with pasture of same lane, all in Wilton and Bishops Hull (1789); lease by Prockter Thomas to James Pearson of house and lands [the Grove, on later site of Shire Hall?] in Wilton and Bishops Hull (1799). [all in poor condition]

Misc. deeds and leases  DD\DP/51/7  1762-1839

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Incl. Gorrell farm, Heathy Lands and Pole Grounds in Hemyock, part of Tawtons in manor of Newcott, Clayhidon parish (1762); Wellands and Rews tenements in Nynehead, messuage in Fore Street, Taunton, near The High Cross, formerly the London Inn, closes in West Buckland (1776); Broadfields als. Ludworthy, Purlands and Perryland, all closes in West Buckland (1778); assignment by Hen.Sweeting to Edw.Sealy of benefits and debts in banking partnership in Bridgwater with Jas.Cross, Zachary Bailey jun., Rob.Gutch, and Richard Phillips (1796); Ten Acre tenement and closes in West Hatch (1801, 1815); lease of Trickey Warren Farm (566 acres). Churchstanton, Devon, Sam.Southwood to John North (1817); messuage and mill at Coombe and Nowells Cottage at Burlinch, both West Monkton, Rich.House to J.T.Warre (1818); lease of Woodram Farm, Pitminster (1830); mortgage of Kilve manor by John Kankey Sweeting (1839); plan of 'lands without the Turnpike Gate'. Taunton St.Mary Magdalene (?) (n.d. late 18th cent.).

Box 52  [no ref. or date]

Draft particulars and conditions for sale  DD\DP/52/1  1851-77

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Of various unrelated properties, incl. two new houses on S.side of Bridge Street and 3 tenements in North Town. Taunton St.James (1851; no.16 The Crescent, house in Middle Stret, shop on S.side of East St. (Goodman, shoemaker) and 8 tenements behind, Taunton (1853); houses in Mary St., no.6 The Crescent, 5 houses in High St. incl. The Dove Inn. 10ac. nr. Mount St., Taunton Lands, pr. Bampton, Devon (1853). Perry Farm and 2 cotts. in West Buckland, Gorwell estate in Hemyock (1853); North Coombe Farm, Brompton Ralph (1856); Dipford Farm and Farthing Cotts., Trull (1856); Bat Bow closes, Huntspill (1857); shares in Wellington Gas and Coke and Market cos.(1858); house and lands, Trull (1858); shop on east side North Street (occ. Mrs. Newton) and two tenements and workshop behind, Taunton, (1862); Easterlands House and moiety of rectorial tithes, Sampford Arundel and Wellington (1862); Buttles Estate, Churchstanton, Devon (1863); no. 12 Hammet Street, 11ac. land near Mount Terrace, Taunton (1863); Higher Besleys or Hurfords, Thorne St. Margaret (1864); no. 2 Hammet Street, Taunton (1864); Willows Farm, North Petherton, and land called Stoles; Bridgwater, tithe nos. 369, 382, 386 (1865), land at Otterhampton (1868); Rose Cottage and two cottages adj., West Buckland (1869). 7ac. at Fitzhead (1873); Elms estate, Taunton St. James (1872. 1875); land at Coxwithey, Glastonbury, tithe nos. 2550. 2661a (1875); building land, tithe no. 318, Staplegrove (1877).

Draft unrelated apprenticeship indentures:  DD\DP/52/2  1858-1882

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Hen.John S.Walter Bluett of Cardiff to Wm.Camm of Newnham, Glos., grocer, Hen. Loddon of Taunton, surgeon, a trustee (1858); Jas.Phil s. Mrs.Crease of Stogursey to Alfred Stansell, painter, glazier and paperhanger (1858); Sydney s. Walter Bluett of Cardiff to Wm. and Wm.Strode Bragg of Taunton, printers (1859); John Hunter Leversedge to his father, John Leversedge of Taunton, land agent and surveyor (1863); Arthur s.Geo.Young of Nailsworth. Glos., yeo., to sd. John Leversedge (1863); Frank s. Jos. Belton Fowler of Tunley, Glos., to John Pearse of Taunton, chemist and druggist (1867) [altered from Wm. s.Wm.Parsons of Monk Sherborne, Glos., to Fred.May of Taunton, bookseller, (1853)]; Hen.Thos. s. Wm.Cheston of Creech St.Michael to Jas.Franklin Hammond of Taunton, printer, bookseller (1882).

Misc. draft deeds.  DD\DP/52/3  1800-43

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Chiefly relating to Popham and Warre families, incl. moiety of Bishops Lydeard rectory (1817); Courseley farm, Lydeard St.Lawrence (1826); Cheddon Down, houses in Cheddon St., cottage at Up Cheddon, all in Cheddon Fitzpaine (1833-38); lands at Hamp, site of former St.John's Hospital, former horse mill, Bridgwater (1800, 1807); lands in cos. Mants., York, Furham, formerly of Thos.Wayne of Angrove Hall, Yorks., later of Richardson Harrison of Taunton (1822-23). Splatt als. Leycroft, West Monkton(1819).

Corresp.  DD\DP/52/4  1835-37

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Re financial difficulties of Miss Mary Sweet as proprietor of Sweet's Hotel [now Castle Hotel], Castle Green, Taunton, with lists of creditors.

Misc. deeds of Devon properties  DD\DP/52/5  13th cent. - 1719

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Incl. grant by Wm. s. Rob. lord of 'Wylmarettona' [?Amiston in Woofardisworthy] to Steph. s. Godwin Weynche of land of 'la Pola' [?Barnpool in Burrington] (C13th. 2 copies); lands in Ford, Witheridge, William Skynner and John Snowe to John and Alice Cede (1536); lands in Witheridge and Rackenford Wm. to Walter Skynner (1549) moiety of barton of Hansford in Ashreigny, Roger Holford to Thos. and Hugh Melhuysh(1554); mess. and land in Burrington, John Carewe Rickleigh to John Tournow, with final concord (1556). tenement and Whetparke close, North Tawton, Ellacott family to Hugh Melhuyshe (1570); Northam manor Henry earl of Arundell et al. (1571). Thos.Rawlyns to Sir Geo.Carge (1605); Langleighe tenement, Witheridge. Rob.Chapell and Humph Venne to Thos. Melhuyshe (1582); lands called Bridge in Chulmleigh and Burrington (1581), manor of Witheridge Cannington als. Witheridge Parsonage, final concord (1586); Church Land, Burrington, Alex.Burell. vicar. to William Holford (1595); Pole als. Polebatten in Burrington, John Pole als. Ley to Wm.Molford, with final concord (1602); moiety of mess. in Creacombe, Thos.Melhuish (1604); lands in West Yeolland als. West Heales Fremington, final concords, Rich.Beaple v.Sam.Cade (1625, 1709); mess. in Upcott Green, Upcott, Burrington, James Hernaman v. James and John Forde, final concord (1633); Inq.p.m. on Baldwin Moise, d.1635, messuage called Hill, lands called Hill als. Brages Hill and Potters Parke, Lambparke in Burrington (1639); Beere als. Beare and Larrehouse, Instow, Agnes Westlake to David Witheridge (1652, 1659); messuage etc. in Deane Head and Swimbridge, John Swaine v. William Short, final concord (1680); messuage in Bampton, Joseph Quash v. John Padford, final concord (1702); Frithelstock Manor, Philip Petter v. Roger Dove and Hugh Tonken, final concord (1709); lands in Abbotsham and Bideford, John Marks v. Edward Smale, final concord and recovery (1718-1719).

Correspondence  DD\DP/52/6  1840-1842

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Of Edward Beadon re. the estate of Mrs.Sarah Pearson of The Grove, Taunton, incl. letters from Richard Carver, architect, concerning the sale of her estate with sketches for arching over the stream through the Crescent Field, from J.E.Gough, Hereford, Rev.E.T.Halliday, Yarde House, Taunton, and Eliza Rawlins, Taunton.

Draft papers and correspondence  DD\DP/52/7  1831

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Of Sarah Pearson of Taunton, widow, concerning the resettlement of stocks.

Draft deeds, valuations and particulars  DD\DP/52/8  1843-51

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Of John Bluett's estate in Pitminster, including Hayrass House, Duddlestone and Cornish, farms, with schedules of deeds [1806-38]. Also abstract of title to same [1789-1852].

Deeds  DD\DP/52/9  1686-1737

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Of messuage called Millmore with lands called Holbeams and Stoverlands in Sampford Arundel divided into quarters between the heirs of John Bluett of Holcombe Rogus, Devon, two quarters purchased by Robert Kerslake (1686, 1691), sold to Robert Were in 1721, and two quarters bought by Were in 1726 and 1737.

Leases  DD\DP/52/10  1864-71

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By R.G.Badcock of Taunton of nursery grounds on Elms estate, Taunton St.James (with plan) to Ambrose and Chas.Jas.Dyer (1864); Gravel Pit Plot and Brewers Head, Taunton St. Jeanes and Staplegrove (1868); by Henry Badcock of Combe Head House. Sampton, to Henry Moulton Barrett (1871).

Draft transfers of mortgage  DD\DP/52/11  1860-61

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Of manor of Kilve with Kilve Court House, Kilve Farm, Perkhouse Farm (two-1860); 9 tenements in North Town, Taunton St.James (1860); farms called Hill and Westhey in Kingston [Stoperyl] (1861).

Solicitors corresp.  DD\DP/52/12  1800-10

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Between Robert Beadon of Taunton and John Roberts of Bristol. [see DD\DP37/5].

Misc. deeds and leases  DD\DP/52/13  1491-1763

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Incl. closes called Perbrokys and Mowmede, Enmore, Thos.Malet to John Paynne (1491); lands in Enmore (unspecified), marr. settl. Arthur Towills and Mary d.John Rawlyns (1596); Hurdels Ground, Greenelane, Wilkins Croft, Wharffe, in Huntspill, John Jennings to Thos.Kimplen (1639) with final concord (1641); nuncupative will of Rev.John Towills of Enmore (1648); 4ac. at Thornebare, Creech St.Michael. Agnes Smith to Rich.Rickard (1651); felon's goods (name erased) gr. by Humphrey, bp. of London, Great Almoner, to Geo.Grove of Fiddington, clothier (1667); 3ac. meadow at Sharpham, Creech St.Michael, Robert Rickard to John Pole als. Francklyn, coal carrier (1691); Mill or Cross's tenement, grist mill, in Charlinch and manor of Curry Poole, Arthur Toweills to Lancelot St.Alban (1693); Lower Barn Croft tenement and Edneys Cottage, Enmore, Colford family settlement (1689); Longhams closes in West Buckland Rich. and Rob.Brodrepp to Wm.Serle (1697); Farthing Land, Bradford, John Bruford to John Doble (1698); Joyces Place, Curland, Wm.Pinney, soapboiler, to Smart Goodenough (1711); cottage in Enmore St., Enmore, John Brynton to John Fenner (1712); Weltlands and Furze closes. Thornfalcon, Rich.Smith, oxbowmaker, to Thos.Clarke, worstedcomber (1713); manors of Bradford and Uphill, Wm.Derham v. Wm.Burridge, final concord (1727); Combe Sydenham House, Barton, Birds Hill, Horse Parke, in Stogumber and Monksilver, lease by Geo.Muisgrove to John Hawkins; cottage at Bathpool Green, West Monkton, C.W.Bampfylde to Eliz.Knight (1763); will of Wm.Gardner of Bishops Hull, gent., dat.1742, pr. 1744.

Box 53  [no ref. or date]

Misc. receipted vouchers  DD\DP/53/1  1812-1813

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To Doble Burridge of Stoke St. Mary.

Papers and correspondence  DD\DP/53/2  1833-1839

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Re. bankruptcy of Miss. Mary Sweet, proprietress of Sweet's Hotel. Castle Green. Taunton [now Castle Hotel] including cases and opinions (one by Attorney General Sir William Webb Follett), schedule of furniture and effects by rooms (1837), sale poster (1839).

Monthly accounts  DD\DP/53/3  1830, 1832-1833

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Between proprietors of Exeter and Bath Coach and Miss Mary Sweet of Sweet's Hotel, Taunton.

Misc. papers  DD\DP/53/4  1841-1869

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Of John Halliday of Chapel Cleeve, Old Cleeve, incl. bonds (1841-1854), insurance policies (1839, 1869), licences to take alabaster from Blue Anchor beach to A.G.Barham of Bridgwater (1857-1860); lease of Halsnets meadow (1855), undertaking by G.F.Luttrell on purchase of Old Cleeve Manor (1869).

Briefs for defendant.  DD\DP/53/5  1839-40

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Herbert Raban (son of Col.Raban of Hatch Bauchamp), formerly a student at Exeter College, Oxford, in case brought by an Oxford money-lender, Jos.Caudwell. [see also DD\DP 41/4, 70/11, 89/2]

Papers in case of John Bluett.  DD\DP/53/6  1838,1851

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Nephew and heir of Rev.Buckland Bluett of Haygrass, Pitminster, against Rev.Hen.Proctor Gale, executor of Frances wife of Buckland Bluett and others, re sums due to Frances Bluett's estate, incl. copy of her will dat. 1828 (proved) (1838); papers re title to house in Church Square, Taunton, formerly of John Bluett, sen., sold to Misses Liddon(1851).

Papers in case of James Penny  DD\DP/53/7  1852

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As surviving assignee of Matthew Brickdale of West Monkton, banker (bankrupt in 1819), agst. Wm.Eleazer Pickwick and others, partners in Camerton Coal Co., for Brickdale's share of the profits in the mine (£2,432.12. 2d.).

Papers re purchase of manor of Cheddon Fitzpaine  DD\DP/53/8  1808

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With Davidges, Gadds and Standfasts farms, Narrals [now Nerrols] formerly Northwalls Farm all in Cheddon, by Thos.Warre from Paul Cobb Mathuen in 1808, with abstract of title [1745-1808] and copies of marriage settlements of Paul Cobb Nethuen and Matilda d. Sir Thos.Gooch (1766), and Frederick Lord Boston and Christian d. Paul Methuen (1775), will of Paul Nethuen of Corsham, Wilts., dat. 1793. pr. 1795. Earlier copy deeds relate also to the manor of Withy and Withy Farm. Huntspill: Maidenbrook, Culver House and the Church House in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Freshford Farm in Freshford; Mill estate and fulling mill in Charterhouse Hinton; manor of Beckington; fishery of River Frome. [and see DD\DP/61/4]

Draft unrelated transfers of mortgage.  DD\DP/53/9  1850-82

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Incl. house on W. of West Buckland church, house at Raines Hill, Wilton; cottages at Plainsfield, Over Stowey, and land at Woolavington; messuage on N.side of Church Square, Taunton; part of Deed Man Moor, Otterford; Huntaller Farm, Hillfarrence; 9 tenements in North Town, Taunton (all 1850); lands in Llanychaiarn, co.Cardigan; cottage on Pickeridge Hill. Corfe (1853). messuage on W. side High St., Beth; 42 Fore St., Taunton (1854); former Green Dragon Inn. 2 messuages in Wellbrook; West St., Liverton, Devon, house on North Down, Otterford (1855); late Wadhams tenement, North Curry Manor; 2 messuages, 5 tenements and lands, Wilton; 11 tenements on N.side St.James St., Taunton; 4 messuages at S.W.corner of Church Square and E.side Little Magdalene Lane, Taunton (all 1856); cottages at Corfe (1856, 1858, 1863); Longforth Farm, Wellington (1858); manor and capital mess. of Week Parham, Curry Rivel (1860); messuage in Corfe tithing, Taunton Deane manor (1861); 2 messuages behind site of Yard House, Taunton; 2 messuages at Sellicks Green, Pitminster; Greggs Farm Otterford (1863); former brickyard nr. Waterslade House, Taunton (1865); 4 messuages on S.side Silver St., Lyme Regis, Dors. (1867); cottages at Corfe (1872); Pickney Farm, Kingston St.Mary (1873); Colliers cottage and house, Furnham, Chard (1874); 3 messuages at Blagdon Hill. Pitminster (1882); moiety of Bishops Lyderad rectory (1857-8).

Papers re Mrs. Frances Southwood of Burnworthy, Churchstanton  DD\DP/53/10  1811-27

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And her 1/16 of manor of Tolgullow als. St.Day. Cornwall, incl. list of leases and properties (1811), printed note of relative performance of mining engines (1822); abstract of title [1762-1796]; agreement for partition of manor (1826); survey of manor (1826); three maps of parts of manor with books of reference showing proposed division (n.d.c.1826).

Correspondence of Robert Beadon with John Roberts of Bristol.  DD\DP/53/11  1809

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Abstract of will of Thos.Southwood of Pitminster, esq  DD\DP/53/12  1831

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Dat.1829, pr.1830, with abstracts of deeds re manor of Churchstanton, lands in Pitminster, manor of Taunton Deane, 1830-31.

Box 54  [no ref. or date]

Deeds of manor and capital messuage of Curry Rivel, and Hambridge Mills  DD\DP/54/1  1619, 1665

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Incl.grant of warship of heir of Roger Forte, with valor of lands in Compton Durville(South Petherton) and Curry Rivel (1619), and settlement of James Forte on his children (1665)

Misc.bundle of paper  DD\DP/54/2  c.1664-73

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Contents:
Mainly re. encroachments on the waste and Commons in Churchstanton manor (c.1773) with individual tenants agreements, Notes on Sweeting family of Thorncombe, Saffin and Warne families, births, marriages and deaths, 1651-63; bond from Jos. Hemborrow of North Curry, weaver, for quiet enjoyment of house in Muntham manor. Stoke St.Gregory, as a Quaker Meeting house (1684); legacy receipt for request in will of GeO.Brice of North Petherton, cordwainer (1721); assignment by Thos. Kynoland of Charlinch, gent., to Anne Stanfast of Tolland of 6ac. in Wembdon (1664); admon. Thos.Kembland of Charlinch gr. to his nephew Thos.Towills(1672).

Papers in Chancery case  DD\DP/54/3  1830-35

1 bundle

Contents:
By John Foy agst. Mary Sweet of Sweet's Hotel. Castle Green, Taunton, former partners as coach proprietors and postmasters, with depositions and correspondence.

Papers and correspondence of Robert Beadon  DD\DP/54/4  1808-17

1 bundle

Contents:
As agent for house and lands, Taunton, of John Roberts of Knowle, Bristol, with accounts (1808-12), plan of property [Silver Street House and site ofConvent] with reference (c.1808), letting agreements (1808) copy Taunton Deane surrender, 1702.

Letterbooks  DD\DP/54/5  1822-41

4 vols

Contents:
(4) of Robert Beadon as solicitor for Mrs[Frances] Southwood, Burnworthy, Churchstanton, Devon, principally re her Cornish mining interests; estate account book (1819-37).

Draft deeds  DD\DP/54/6  1851-55

1 bundle

Contents:
Of three closes near Stepswater, Bishops Hull, and the Reeves Meadow, incl. enfranchisements (1851), of Bluett family and abstract of title[1789-1855].

Releases  DD\DP/54/7  1841

1 bundle

Contents:
Of right to copyhold estates in Hull tithing, Taunton Deane manor. by Eliz.Baldon to Samuel Gooding and William Beadon.

Wills  DD\DP/54/8  1759, 1784

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Joan Procter of Haydon. Taunton, widow, dat.1759; Rev. Heary Prockter Gale of Haydon, dat. 1782.pr.1784.

Rents received  DD\DP/54/9  1694, 1730

1 bundle

Contents:
By Patient Pope from Agnes and Thomas Brown for property in North Trendle. Taunton Deane manor (1730); final concord, John Carpenter gent v. Arthur Towills, gent. for a mess. etc. in Enmore (1699).

Box 55  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  DD\DP/55/1  1665-1695

1 bundle

Contents:
Of moieties of lac. arable called Groves. in Creech St. Michael incl. manorial lease (Creech St. Michael manor) by Sir William Kyte Bart., to Timothy Seaper (1695).

Deeds  DD\DP/55/2  1721

1 bundle

Contents:
Of moiety of (Mill's) messuage and tenement and lac. called Groves in Creech St.Michael, Seager family.

Deeds  DD\DP/55/3  1582-1692

1 bundle

Contents:
Of moiety of (Mill's) messuage and tenement, held by Seager family from 1641.

Deeds of capital messuage and 164 ac.  DD\DP/55/4  1816-1832

1 bundle

Contents:
Called Court Barton in Creech St. Michael, sold by Thomas Dyer to John Snook in 1825 (plan by William Summers, surveyor) with mortgage etc., by Snook of other closes in Creech (1831).

Mortgages and assignments of premises  DD\DP/55/5  1765-1805

1 bundle

Contents:
In Manor of Stathe in Stoke St. Gregory and closes in Long Sutton, latterly held by Jeanes family of Stathe and Long Sutton.

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/55/6  1730-1800

1 bundle

Contents:
Of properties in Long Sutton and Stathe manor incl. Ganders or late Kinglakes tenement, involving Jeanes family by 1800.

Conveyance  DD\DP/55/7  1799

1 bundle

Contents:
By Hannah Jerard, wid., to her brother John Batt Creedland of Taunton, soapboiler, of various premises in Buckland St. Mary, incl. the Castle House and Castle Ground with pasture on Common Moor and Brocken Way in Dommett, formerly of Wm.Batt(1799).

Box 56  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  DD\DP/56/1  1749-77

1 bundle

Contents:
Mainly leases by the Melhuish family of Salterleigh and Witheridge, Devon, of Overhill als. Higher Hill, Middle Hill, Luttaborne, Tolleys House, Pillavin, Sparhays, part of Calender Way, Heifers als, Heavers, all in Witheridge and mainly part of manor of Witheridge Cannington; West Salterleigh in Salter leigh; Little Meeth als. West Meeth, North and South Lynton and monjoys, in Kings Nympton; Frogmire in Burrington; Mare Close. Middledown and part of Barton of Hansford in Rose Ash and Ashreipny.

Deeds  DD\DP/56/2  1848-50

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Moore Lodge. Oldham Cottage and 2 other messuages in S.S. Philip and Jacob. two houses on Barton Hill, St. George, all in Bristol, and in certain Shares, with copy Hills of Ann Prost of Wellington Place, Stokes Croft, Bristol, widow of John Leigh Frost, dat. and pr. 1842. and of Caroline Rosine Frost of Taunton St. James.sp. dat. and pr.1846, inherited by their dau. and sister, Mary Sarah Frost of Taunton, sp., and mortgaged by her.

Deeds  DD\DP/56/3  1617-79

1 bundle

Contents:
Of 3ac. called Groves ('Growese' in 1617) in Creech St. Michael bought by Timothy Seagar in 1679 and also involving the Elliott and Every families.

Deeds  DD\DP/56/4  1797-1823

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Creech Mills formerly Filberts Mills, on Tone near Creech Bridge, and Northend Mills, with allotments at Husk Green and Sharpham Moor, also a messuage and closes formerly of Anderdon family, all in Creech St.Michael and later held by Thomas Dyer; will of Dorothy Anderdon of Bridgwater, sp., dat.1791, cod.1797.

Deeds  DD\DP/56/5  1775-1844

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Wrights als. Wrides (formerly Jacobs late Hills) and Groves tenements in Crech St. Michael, acquired by Dyer family of Creech and bought by John Gimblett of Watchet in 1844; also conveyance of closes in Creech St. Michael sold by Richard King of Rectory House, North Petherton to John Snook of Creech (1829).

Agreement for sale  DD\DP/56/6  1784-96

1 bundle

Contents:
Of lands in tithings of Cushuish, Holway and Stoke in Taunton Deane manor by James Poole of Taunton St.Mary, esq., to pay mortgage debts(1784); reconveyance of property (unspecified) in Radlett.Spaxton, Nether Stowey and Over Stowey to Henry Sweeting late of Bridgwater, formerly security for the Somersetshire Bank, Bridgwater (1796) with associated documents (1793-96).

Box 57  [no ref. or date]

Leases  DD\DP/57/1  1809-1858

1 bundle

Contents:
By John Ashley Warre of farms incl. West Newton farm, North Petherton(1808, 1840, 1850); Three Bridges (1844,1858); Buncombe's Upper Stopford(1833); Higher Stopford(1845, 1847, 1858); Lower Stoford (1845, 1847); Middle Stoford or Bisgoods (1832, 1845, 1847), all in Bradford-on-Tone.

Copy deeds  DD\DP/57/2  1776-1844

1 bundle

Contents:
Of properties in Creech St.Michael incl. Wride's House, with abstract of title [1813-44] held by Dyer family and sold to John Grinblett in 1844.

Correspondence and papers  DD\DP/57/3  1757-1824

1 bundle

Contents:
Re affairs of Francis Freke Gunston as heir of Sir Thomas Gunston of Heatherton Park, Bradford-on-Ione, including redemption of Land Tax, case brought by Wm.Mackworth Praed and others, creditors of Sir Thomas's estate, in Chancery. sale posters for lands at Bishops Hull and Galmington in Wilton (1800, 1804); copy will of Eliz. Gunston of Lodeswell. Devon, and Rath.sp.,dat.1797. abstracts of Taunton Deane surrenders, Holway Hundred (1757)

Solicitor's correspondence  DD\DP/57/4  1840-43

1 bundle

Contents:
Re affairs of Sir Thos.Buckler Lethbridge of Sandhill Park. [poor condition].

Papers re affairs of John Bluett of Haygrass House, Pitminster  DD\DP/57/5  1796-1852

1 bundle

Contents:
(d.1851), incl. abstracts of title to house and offices in Church Sq., Taunton [1755-1849], 4ac. meadow nr. Wilton church [1767-1849], 5 cottages in Silver Street [1790-1849], garden, stable and coachhouses on NE. side of Fore St., adj. Squirrel Inn, Taunton [1756-1851]; conditions of sale of Duddlestone estate, Pitminster, and 10 & 12 Hammet St., and of 5 tenements in Silver Street, house in Church Sq., nos. 2, 9, 10, 11 Hammet St., walled garden S. of Hammet St., house and shop in Fore St. and Hammet St., lands in Wilton, Bishops Hull, Corfe and Pitminster (1851-2); draft will of Frances Bluett of Haygrass, wife of Rev. Buckland Bluett, dat. 1828; copy will of Sir Benjamin Hammet, dat. 1796; case of John Bluett as guarantor for his son Henry Bluett and Edward Wm. Whitmash, wine merchants, at Parade Wine Vaults, Taunton, incl. partnership agreements (1840, 1843) and dissolution (1844), with correspondence and accounts (1844-47); draft conveyance, Bluett heirs to Charles Baker, linen draper of house on S. corner of Hammet St., and Fore St., Taunton; copy marriage settle. of Rev. Buckland Bluett of Taunton and Frances Mallack of Haygrass (1809).

Papers of Frances (nee Walrond)  DD\DP/57/6  1787-1845

1 bundle

Contents:
Widow of Samuel Southwood of Burnworthy, Churchstanton, Devon, being principally draft leases of her shares in properties in parishes of Gwennap, Unylelant and Lelant, Cornwall, including mines (1821-1839); rental (1829), lives on tenements (1830) and schedule of leases (1845) in Manor of Trembetnow; abstract of will of her father, Rev. Mr. Walrond. dat. 1786, cod. 1787; receipts for legacies under will of her sister, Margaret Walrond (1788, 1797).

Solicitors bills to various unrelated clients.  DD\DP/57/7  1843-1877

1 bundle

Deeds  DD\DP/57/8  c.1275-1799

1 bundle

Contents:
William Malet, Lord of Enmore [Enemer] grants to William cissor son of Alexander Palmer the land which his father held 'ala watere', witn. William Fichet lord of Merigge, Hugh lord of Gahurste, John de Gorwille, Walter de Cantoo, Rich. Pain, Peter de Oakedesworthy, John de Furneaus, Hugh de Popehulle [n.d. c.1275]; lease, Jas. Bryant of Taunton St. Mary to Chris. Grabham of Curland, yeo., of farm and 37 ac. in Curland (1798) lease, Ferdinando Anderdon of Bath to Hen. Farthing of Kingston St. Mary, of Lower Marsh Farm in Kingston and Staplegrove (1799).

Deeds  DD\DP/57/9  1625-1754

1 bundle

Contents:
Of West Yeolland als. West Heales, Fremington, Devon, with messuages upon the Marsh and Marishe Ground, fishing in the Pills in the Marsh (1625-1754), mainly relating to the Paige family of Barnstaple. From 1687 also relate to manor of Milverton and Garnivalsweek; Beare, Warlington and Larrahouse in Instow, Devon; rent of £136.1s.4d. from Fremington Manor, and from 1753 to manor of Temple, Temple Farm, Challis's Farm at Temple End, Green Farm, Sowley Green Farm, and West End Farm in Great and Little Thurlow, co.Suff., and to (unspecified) messuages in Barnstaple, Devon. Includes wills of Gilbert Paige of Barnstaple, merchant (dat.1670, pr.1671), and William Paige of Fremington (dat.1731, cod.1735, pr.1736; marriage settlements of Wm. and Eliz.Paige (1690) and of their dau.Sarah with Rev.Tobias Rustat of Stutton, Suff.(1753).

Release and indemnity  DD\DP/57/10  1875

1 doc

Contents:
Of tithes and lands in Bishops Lydeard of Rev. Dr. Francis Warre(d.1854) by members of his family (1875).

Lists of unpaid solicitors' bills.  DD\DP/57/11  1852-59

1 bundle

Box 58  [no ref. or date]

Misc. documents  DD\DP/58/1  1804-54

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. deeds and abstract to cottage nr.churchyard, Combe Florey (1804-18); abstr. of title to Gibbs Orchard formerly Stoneacre, Halse[1730-1824]; schedule of deeds of property in Milverton. Bishops Lydeard, Lydeard St.Lawrence, Ash Priors, Halse, Brendon Hill, Luxborough [1799-2847] taken from Sandhill Park (1854); copy appointment of manors and property (unspecified) in Cothelstone, Bishops Lydeard, West Bagborough, Kingston St. Mary, Spaxton and Broomfield, of Esdaile family (1837); probably all re. interest of Sir T.B. Lethbridge of Sandhill Park.

Deeds  DD\DP/58/2  1702-75

1 bundle

Contents:
Of burgage on NE. side of Fore Street, Taunton, with woodhouse, woolhouse, malthouses, stable.etc., behind near the churchyard [of St.Mary's], originally of Meredith family, later held by the Mallack and Bluett families of Haygrass, Pitminster. Mortgages of 1740-75 also relate to another fore Street burgage and to one on E.side of Three Widows in East St., Taunton.

Will of Col. Jas Pearson of Taunton St. Mary, esq.  DD\DP/58/3  1826-64

1 bundle

Contents:
Dat.1825, pr.1826, with releases from heirs of himself and his widow, Sarah, to his executors, incl. details (1842) of his mansion house [The Grove] in Shuttern, Taunton [on site of Shire Hall].

Papers re-mortgages of insurance policies  DD\DP/58/4  1841-64

1 bundle

Contents:
On Maj.Thos.Jas.Castieau of Taunton(d.1868) and other financial affairs of heirs of Mrs. Sarah Pearson, incl. Jane Gilbert of Taunton, widow, and the Rawlins family.

Misc.deeds of various messuages and closes in West Buckland  DD\DP/58/5  1623, 1724-95

1 bundle

Contents:
Mainly concerning the Blackmore family of Clayhidon, Devon, incl.marr.settl. of James Baron of Wellington, gent., and Mary d. Richard Blackmore of Clayhidon, and extr. from will of Richard Blackmore of Up Ottery, dat.1794, pr.1795. Deed of 1623 relates to John Cade of Wellington.yeo., and his son, John.

Deeds, etc.  DD\DP/58/6  1731-1844

1 bundle

Contents:
Of cottage late Langfields, later divided into five tenements with Workshops in village of Creech St.Michael with abstract of title[1784-1837]. sale poster (1842), admon of Emanuel Southey, dat.1804. wills of John Cridland Moor, carpenter, dat. and pr.1838, Lydia Moore, dat. and pr.1839, all of Creech St.Michael, bought by John Beadon of Creech from John Abbott of Bishops Hull in 1844.

Deeds  DD\DP/58/7  1572-1647

1 bundle

Contents:
Of a tenement of 42ac. in West Monkton held by the Bowne, Ball and Procter als.Mathew families, incl. marr.settlements of John Ball and Eleanor d.Wm.Carter of West Monkton(1584) and John Mathew als. Prockter s. Philip of West Monkton, and Honor d. John Gale of Steplegrove.yeo. First deed is a 10,000 yr. lease from Sir John Pawlett, Marquis of Winchester to Richard Warre of Hestercombe of various tenements in West Monkton incl. the newly built Church House there, 60ft by 50ft. and a quarry at Knoll for the use of the parishioners.

Draft unrelated conveyances.  DD\DP/58/8  1850-1859

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. Willow Farm. North Petherton; 112 Wardour Street, Westminster; messuages in High Street and Market Place, Glastonbury; land at Duddlestone, Pitminsters Otterford Farm, Otterford; plots on Brown Down, Otterford; Southertons Tenement, Westleigh, Burlescombe, Devon (all 1850); plots at Blagdon Hill, Pitminster; Courts Moor, Churchstanton, Devon; plots at Otterford and right to nominate curate there; Late Brooms House, Stapley, Churchetanton; house and shop on south corner of Fore and Hammet Streets, Taunton (all 1851); nos. 9, 11, and 12 Hammet Street, Taunton (1851-2), moiety of Wiltown estate, Clayhidon; Rizdon House. The Crescent (both 1851); Trehummer in Tremeer, Cornwall; Ridge or Petters and Holpaines and Kitsmorchayes, Thorn St. Margaret and Sampford Arundel; messuage in Bishops Hull; messuage at Holbaines Sampford Arundel (all 1852); 4 Hammet St., Taunton; Berrysdale, Little Berrys, Sampford Arundel; 2 messuages in Princess St.; messuage and lands at Catcott, Moorlinch, part Mill Meadow, Churchstanton. 2 cottages at Perry Farm, West Buckland; Taunton Deans Allotments; tithing of Otterford; site for Schoolhouse, Bishopswood, Otterford (all 1853); coach house.etc., abutting N. on 9 Hammet St., E. on Church Square, S. on Squirrel Inn, Taunton; Woodbine Cottage, Bishops Hull, fishery of River Tone; Perry Farm, West Buckland; messuage at Haines Hill; 4 cottages formerly 'The Alehouse': Lower Crescent Lodge, or Crescent, Taunton; 2 mess. at S.end Sydenham, Hanham, in Bitton.Gloe.(all 1854); messuage of S.side of Shuttern[later County Inn]; Uphams als. Uplands Farm, Tolland, plots in Staplegrove and Taunton St.James; Holmes Lears upon the Ball. Curland(all 1855), Ballanaland, Trull (1855-56); Yeo Gate Cott., Holt, High Bickington, Devon; messuage [no.42] Fore St.; 2 cottages at Kentisbeare, Devon; shares in Brompton Ralph estate; Reeves Meadow, Kingston St.Mary; Woodfordes tenement, Lydeard St.Lawrence (all 1856); 4 Victoria Terr., Taunton; plots on Pickeridge Hill and Corfe; plots on Pickeridge Hill, Corfe; Wheatleigh Lodge and Broadlands, Wilton; Southcombe Estate, Morebath, Devon, close at Puriton Drive, Huntspill (all 1857), close at Puriton Drove, Huntspill(1858), plot of garden adj.Hunts Court (1859).

Lease of house and closes at Payton, Wellington.  DD\DP/58/9  1730

1 doc

Contents:
Dennis Lutley to John Hill (1730).

Box 59  [no ref. or date]

Williton and Freemanors hundred court book  DD\DP/59/1  1741-43

1 vol

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Contents:
'For trying actions' held at Crowcombe every 3-4 weeks, (Lord-Thos.Carew), Apr.1741-Feb.1742/3. Little information beyond names of parties to actions and record of result.

Brief for plaintiff(2 copies)  DD\DP/59/2  1832

2 docs

Contents:
In case of trespass heard at Wells Assizes.1832, by Sarah Pearson, widow, v. Edw. Coles.gent., concerning right of way along present Cann Street and Park Street, Taunton.

Papers re the enclosure of West Bagborough commons.  DD\DP/59/3  1807-41

1 bundle

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Contents:
Incl.claims and lists of those with rights of turbary, perambulation(c.1807), sale poster, accounts (1807-11), copies of Act. Particularly relating to claims of Francis Popham.

Misc.draft deeds  DD\DP/59/4  1808-30

1 bundle

Contents:
All concerning Francis Popham of West Bagborough, incl. tithes of Holford Farm, Rich's Holford, Lydeard St.Lawrence(1808); closes in Mark (1809); messuages and lands in Upweare, Allerton, Mark and South Brent(1810); Acrys farm, site of Culver House, Standfasts Cott., etc., Cheddon Fitzpaine (1811); capital mansion called Theal and manor of Mudgeley, Wedmore (1817,1818); lands for canal in Cheddon Fitzpaine and at Bathpool, West Monkton (1822); 4 cotts. at West Bagborough (1825); Hearns and Bryants tenements in West Bagborough(1830).

Papers re case of trespass at Wood Barton Farm, Kentisbeare, Devon  DD\DP/59/5  1834

1 bundle

Contents:
By William Tucker v. James and John Blackmore.

Papers re.estate of Richard Phelps of Porlock, later of Dunster, portrait painter  DD\DP/59/6  1764-95

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl.marr.settl. with Eliz. dau. of Thos.Treble of Trebles Holford, Lydeard St.Lawrence, gent. (1764) and will of Rich.Phelos (mutilated) of Dunster, dat.1785, cod.1785, pr.1786; with correspondence and indemnity re estate of his wife Eliz., d. 1780(1783) and corresp. and papers of Robert Beadon as executor with sons John, Richard(of Bridgwater, organist), Henry(of Porlock, surgeon)and Richard(of Dunster, dancing master) (1785-95). [and see DD\DP/65/5]

Misc. bonds, and letters  DD\DP/59/7  1761, 1786-90

1 bundle

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Contents:
As DD\DP/59/6, (Rich.Phelips of Luccombe, painter, in 1761).

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/59/8  1598-1694

1 bundle

Contents:
Of a messuage and land in Dommet Jordance als. Dommett Southay and a grist mill and lac. in Milmoor, Dommett, Buckland St.Mary, formerly of Thos.Muttlebury, latterly of Rich.Trott. [poor condition].

Papers re estate of Sir Thomas Gunston and his property.  DD\DP/59/9  1754-1803

1 bundle

Contents:
Upcott House and lands, Bishops Hull, Heatherton Park in Bradford-on-Tone, closes in Cannington (abstr. of title 1673-1744), with cases and opinions (1797-1803); copy will of John Gunston of Bishops Hull, esq., dat.1754 (incl.ref. to newly erected house of.Castle Green, Taunton occ. by Dr.Michael Dixon).

Solicitors' correspondence  DD\DP/59/10  1820-1824

1 bundle

Contents:
Betw. Sir Thos Buckler Lethbridge of Sandhill Park, and Rob.Beadon.

Misc.unrelated documents  DD\DP/59/11  1755-1837

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. summary of evidence in trial of - Trapnell for murdering a woman on The Parace, Taunton, during a general 'affray' (1755); financial settlement re families of Burcombe of Pitminster and Hurford of Memyock, Devon (1786), conveyance in trust to pay debts of Dr.John Cabbell of Taunton of new-built messuage on B.side North St., garden former site of Dolphin Inn. East Reach, messuage with recent additions in Canon St., cottages in St.James St., incl. pt. of Turke Head, etc., all in Taunton (1791); agreement by John son Hen. Sweeting of Kilve re Binfords in Elworthy, incl. Jame's Barn and a garden in Elworthy churchyard, Pooles tenement at Kingswood. Stoguaber (1794); covenant and release as partners in jewellery business on Ludgate Hill, London; E.W. Rundell of Horndean, Mants., John Bridge, Thos.Bigge and John Gawler Bridge (1831); abstract of title of George Bickham to Grove's Three Acres and Butt Paddock, Greech St.Michael [1582-1813] (1837).

Copy wills  DD\DP/59/12  1744, 1796

1 bundle

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Contents:
Of William Gardner of Bishops Hull, gent., dat.1741, pr.1744; Richard Dominy of Taunton, collarmaker, dat. and pr.1796.

Box 60  [no ref. or date]

Richard Huish Charity, Taunton  DD\DP/60/1  1725-1886

Contents:
Almshouse account book, 1725-69; receipted vouchers 1831-32, 1886.

Case at Bridgwater Assizes;  DD\DP/60/2  1796-1810

1 bundle

Contents:
John and Thos.Maine v. John Bellringer, all of Stoke St.Mary, for trespass in felling 60 trees to widen Old Lane (running NW. from village opposite church) with correspondence and plan of lane; with Launton Deane surrenders, tithing of same, 1798; particulars of estates; draft will of John(?)Maine (1810).

Case and coinion  DD\DP/60/3  [n.d.]

1 bundle

Contents:
As to legality of using sale proceeds of church land to extend and repew Milverton Church.

Papers re estate in Stoke St.Mary  DD\DP/60/4  1786-1802

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Philip Maine of Lawnton, gent., with agreement (1786), Taunton Deane surrenders, abstracts of title [1751-92], and correspondence.

Case papers  DD\DP/60/5  1831-32

1 bundle

Contents:
Re trespass and damage with cattle at Churchstanton, Devon, Jos.Thomas v. Robert. John and James Mortimer.

Papers  DD\DP/60/6  1796-1806

1 bundle

Contents:
Re the purchase by William Morland, banker and MP for Taunton ( ), of 6 tenements called Cogans College or Totterdown in fast St., Taunton, evidently, for electoral purposes, with receipted bills, statement of voting intentions of tenants(n.d), and letter re Morland's electoral prospects (1796).

Papers and draft deeds  DD\DP/60/7  1767-1812

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Cornelius Marsh, surgeon, of Wellington, Tiverton, Stogumber and Barr House, in Bishops Hull, incl. his apprenticeship to Theodorus Sheers and John Balley of Barnstaple, surgeons and apothecaries, drafts as co-executor of Will of his father. Thos.Marsh of Wellington, conveyance of Evans's. Tuckers als. Hills and Fildues tenements in Greenham manor, par. of Ashbrittle (1808) with covenant to produce deeds [1740-67], and of capital messuage called Shipped in Thorne St.Margaret, and mess. called Capeslade there and in Sampford Arundel with covenant to produce deeds [1684-1759] (1783); appointment by his wife Anna (nee Hine) re finances.

Papers of William Mills of Bishops Hull esq.  DD\DP/60/8  1778-1815

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. draft will of Wm.Mills of Bishops Hull, esq., dat.1778, abstract of title to mansion and lands in Bishops Hull[1726-74]; draft conveyance of Footlands Meadow, Bishops Hull from Francis Freke Gunston(1814); correspondence (1796-1815).

Draft bills of costs  DD\DP/60/9  1844-48

1 bundle

Contents:
(1844) in Chancery case betw. John Snook of Batts Place, Trull and Wm.Geo.Duncan, with schedule of documents [1824-45]

Papers of George Musgrave of Taunton, jeweller, watchmaker and silversmith.  DD\DP/60/10  1786-90

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. copy will, dat. 1789; lease of Furzegrove als. Vosgrove [now Fosgrove] farm, Pitminster, to Simon Smith (1786); advert. for sale (1787); conditions of sale (1790).

Papers re marriage settlement  DD\DP/60/10a  nd

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Captain Martin Charles Maker of Woodland Lodge, Ruishton, and Matilda Pinglie Blair of Taunton Widow, including copy settlement.

Brief  DD\DP/60/11  1816

1 bundle

Contents:
In case of John Morrish of Broomfield v. Wm.Warry and Wm.Beer for breaking into his barton and removing cattle taken in settlement of a debt due to Morrish from John Hawkins of Northbrook Farm, Shapwick: with case and opinion; bargain and sale of cattle.

Papers re Taunton Deane mess and lands in Ruishton  DD\DP/60/12  1751-85

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. copy will of Dorothy Marler of Ruishton, widow of Christopher, dat.1747.pr.1751, abstract of title [1744-85]; appointment by Mary widow of John Thomas of Ruishton, basketmaker (1785).

Correspondence  DD\DP/60/13  1835-36

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Re proposal for Frederick Mogg as articled clerk to Edwards Beadon(withdrawn) and of John Deane from (son of James Penny, of Taunton) to Robert James of Glastonbury, with articles.

Correspondence  DD\DP/60/14  1844

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From B. Marsingall, clerk to Taunton Market Trustees, re non-payment of rent for Market House and contract with Messrs. Lake for lighting streets with gas.

Wills  DD\DP/60/15  1863-1881

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Of philipps Doole of Tolland, widow, dat.1661, pr.1663 (with inventory by rooms); Mary Mark of Ruishton, widow, dat. and pr.1771 (with Taunton Deane surrenders, 1702, for Ruishton property); Eliz. Morrish of Bishops Hull, wid., dat.1804, pr.1806; Rob.Wm.Poole of Taunton, victualler, dat.1830; John Bussell of Blagdon Hill, Pitminster (latter of Staplegrove), lab., dat.1845, pr.1852, (with associated papers, 1856-81); Sarah wife of Capt.George Beadon R.N., of Creechbarrow, West Monkton, dat.1871; Sarah Webber of West Monkton, sp., dat.1876, died 1876(not proved); Capt.Fred.Brickdale Doveton of Woodville, Taunton, HEICS, dat.1880, cod. 1881(new will made 1881). Letters of administration of John Marke of Buckland St.Mary, 1740; Mrs.Martha Wasbrough of Taunton, 1869.

Conveyance of lands in Pitminster  DD\DP/60/16  1859, 1865

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To Taunton Waterworks Co. by James Billet of Rumwell, Bishops Hull, esq.(with plans).

Abstracts of title  DD\DP/60/17  1806-17

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Of trustees of Sir Thos.Gunston to a house and lands at Galmington, Bishops Hull, part of Warrens Farm (1735-1805); Rob.Beadon's account as administrator of estate with Francis Freke Gunston [1797-1817].

Misc. unrelated leases  DD\DP/60/18  1703-1875

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Closes in Hackmead, manor of Aston Maris, Huntspill, Hen.Gatchell to John Martin (1703); messuage and lac. Stathe manor, Stoke St.Gregory, Wm.Barber and Chas.Hill to Thos.Owen (1749); 26ac. near Haydmead, Holway tithing, Taunton St.Mary parish with road from Blackbrook Bridge, Ruishton, R.P.Anderdon to Emmanuel Philpot (1788); messuage and malthouse in East St., Taunton, Leonors Manley to John Wm.Marriott [? for offices of Taunton Courier] (1809); 10ac.close in North Petherton, W.P.Acland to John Heal (1801); Lowlands House, Wilton, Harriet Carver to Catherine Eliza Evans (1863); court barn, etc., and closes in Norton Fitzwarren, Bishops Hull, Rob.Chappell to John and Frederick Mordle, millers(1866); Roughmoor House, Bishops Hull, Geo.Hen.Rogers and Rev.H.G.Rogers to F.T.Cooke (1875).

Correspondence  DD\DP/60/19  1837-1839

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Re purchase of Hatch Court estate by William Oakes.

Copy will of Ann Hembrow of Warren St., St.Pancras., Middx., widow dat. and pr.1847, aunt of Elize wife of Thos. Cogan of Kingston St. Mary.gent., with appointment of dividends by the Cogan family (1849).  DD\DP/60/20  1847-49

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Misc. solicitor's correspondence  DD\DP/60/21  1806-13

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Of Robert Beadon on behalf of various clients.

Misc. documents in various cases  DD\DP/60/22  1777-1816

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Incl. list of special jurors in case against Thos.Marsh of Wellington, attorney (1777); brief for prosecution of Joseph Hall, limeburner, George Groves of St.Philip and Jacob, Bristol, gingerbread baker and John Place of same, lab., for burglary of The Red Cow Inn, Bedminster, kept by Wm.Morgan (1808); bankruptcy of James Davey of Bishops Hull, maltster, with bargain and sale (1815), of Geo.Matthews of Trull, butcher, to purchase house and large malthouse in Hunts Court, Bishops Hull (1816) Taunton Deane surrender (1813).

Marriage settl.  DD\DP/60/23  1839-64

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Chas.Perry of Ilminster, cooper, and Ann Mattock of same, sp, (financial) (1839); appointment of new trustees (1852), release by Edw. Seager Perry of Scarborough, York., draper(1864).

Survey of Bratton in Stoke St.Mary and Dustone, Pitminster  DD\DP/60/24  1775-87

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Property of John Mattock(c.1775); surrenders (Taunton Deane manor) in tithings of Corfe, Holway, and Stoke involving John Mattock (1776-87).

Misc.unrelated deeds and other documents  DD\DP/60/25  1728-1864

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Incl. closes part of capital mess. called Weringstone als. Weston manor house and grange in Awliscombe, Buckerell and Gittisham, Devon, assignment by John Fry to John Thorne and Alex.Bishop (1728): capital mess. called Cory, Corymills, mess.s called Sessacott and Corymoor in West Puttford, Devon, assignt. of mortgage (1741); messuage or tenament and Washford Mills(formerly two grist and two fulling mills, rebuilt by Rich.Wrentmore), newly-built malthouse, all at Higher Washford, Old Cleeve, marr.settl. Abraham Harris Wrentmore of Old Cleeve, maltster, and Eliz. dau. Rich.Buller of Nether Stowey, sp.(1790), with release to trustees and corresp.(1892). assignt. of legacy under will of John Haddon of Kingston St.Mary. schoolmaster (1796); part of Willand Hill, Churchstanton, Deyon, agreement for lease by Samuel Veats to Philip Manning (1805), closes in Aller Moor, Gilletts Orchard, Walkers Tenement, pt.Barringtons and Samways lenement and lands in Stoke St.Gregory, assignment by Jas, leaches to John Lovibond (1838); globelands and tithes of Shirwell, Devon, mortgaged by Rev.R.J.Beadon, rector to rebuild parsonage (1836); knights cottage, Crowoombe, assigned to Mary Ann Franklin of Launton, widow (1836); release by Thos.Gilbert of Taunton, sheriffs' officer, under his marriage settl.(1826) with Jane Mocre, widow(1837); two cottages in West Buckland contract by Jas. Shattock to purchase from John Hagley (1844); release under financial settlement by Fred.John Chapman of Hillmore, nr. Taunton, Mary Ann Poore his wife.Lt.Alfred Augustus Chepman to Sir Stephen Remnant Chapman of Tainfield House, nr. Taunton, Richard Chapman of Irull and others (1848), release by John Harrison of Kensington, Middx., to trustee of his aunt Eliz Harrison of Taunton, sp. (will pr.1842), (1854); release of unspecified property by Lucy widow of William Beadon. formerly of Cotten, West Monkton, then of Bath, to Edwards Beadon of Wilton (1857); release to marr. settl. (1839) of Geo Webber of Coombe Florey, gent. and wife Jans (nee Gibbs)(1859); release to trustees of Chas.Williams decd., his widow Mary Anne (nee Skinner of Ash Priors) and their daughters, of Holford, Lydeard St.Lawrence (1860, with bond 1828): assignment of goods of Chas.Fatcher of Taunton, ironmonger, for creditors (1861); composition for creditors of Rev.Richard Addison of Taunton who, until 1861 ran a school at Bishops Hull with Rev. Fred.Bankes(1864), poll book in unidentified election(19th cent.), in Taunton area, candidates Messrs.Easton and summers.

Lease  DD\DP/60/26  1805-50

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Of meadows in manor of Buckland, parish of West Buckland to Frances Freke Gunstone(1805); sale of Cheddon Fitzpaine manor, incl. Gates, Hares, Bunters Reeds, Mill Ground, Narrals Farm, Maiden Brook Farm, Davidges Knights and Hares at Up Cheddon (1807); general enclosure Act(1845) and annual report of Inclosure Commission (1850).

Box 61  [no ref. or date]

Copy deeds of Bampfylde, Warre and Tyndall families  DD\DP/61/1  1728-1810

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Concerning Hestercombe House, manors of Hestercombe, West Monkton and Overton, capital messuage, demesnes and advowson of Creech St.Michael, recotires of Creech and Ruishton, with Hilberts als, Filberts Mills and Creech Custom mills, incl. marriage settle. (1718) of John Bampfylde (brother of Sir Cooleston Warwick Bampfield of Poltimore, Dev., Bart.) and Margaret d. and h. of Sir Francis Warre of Hestercombe (also re capital mess. of Warleigh in Tamerton Foliot, manor of Tamerton Foliot, Devon); assignment of mortgage (original), Warre family (1728); will of John Bampfylde of Hestercombe, esq., dat.1742, cods, 1742.1748.pr.1752; marriage settlt. of Copplestone Warre Bampfylde of Hestercombe and Mary d. Edward Knight of Woolverly, Worc.(1755), estates as above but adding Overton and Willnays farms, West Monkton, farmhouse built on former globe at Cheddon Fitzpaine, Reeds, Yards and Bromfield on Westercombe estate; copy wills of Frances Bampfylde of Westercombe, sp., dat.1754, pr.1756: Elizabeth Bampfylde of Bath, sp., dat.1798,pr.1803: Coplestone warre Bampfylde of Westercombe,esq., dat.1787, cod.1791, pr.1791; marriage settlement of John Tyndale of Bristol, esq., and Elizabeth Farell of Bath, sp. (1788). adds The Crow in Orow Lane. interests in Bristol Theatre, Assembly Rooms and The Circular Stables, Bristol, and Ailnin Farm, Almondsbury, Glouc.; revocation of settlement by John Tundall Warre of Hestercombe, nephew and heir of Copplestone W.Bamofylde(1799); copy will of Margaretts Tyndale, widow of George, of Bathford and Bristol, dat.1791, pr.1810) settlement between J.T.Warre and Thomas Tyndale ( ).

Papers in bankruptcy of Samuel Sheppard  DD\DP/61/2  1819-1840

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Formerly of Taunton St.James, sergemaker, Woolstapler and Coal Merchant. later or Middx Nill.West Paddington Middx.(d.1827) incl. material on estate of his brother, George Sheppard of Taunton, banker (d.1818) and sister Mary Sheppard (d.1820), with correspondence, cases for opinion, suit brought by Samuel's son, Samuel, against Dr. Malachi Blake of Taunton (c.1834).

Papers, as last  DD\DP/61/3  1853

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Particularly craft bill re. case by John Bluet,James Penny and James Bunter of Taunton, gents., against estate of Samuel Sheppard.

Copy deeds  DD\DP/61/4  [n.d.]

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Re. estate of Methuen family of Corsham House, Wilts., and Withey Farm, Huntspill; manor of Cheddon Fitzpaine, with messuages and tenements called Northwalls als. Norrls. Vanallers, Knights, Oadds late Nich. Hares, Standfasts, Sowdens, Gales, Moores and Langlands, Hares, Reads at Narralls, Bartholomews, Barringtons, Bunters and Gales, Church House, two mills, messuage in Upper and Lower Cheddon and Cheddon Green, cap. mess. of Maydenbrook, all in Cheddon Fitzpaine; manor and mansion of Beckington, incl. copy marriage settlements of Paul Methuen and Christian, d. of sir George Cobb of Adderbury, Oxon., Bt. (1749), and Frederick, Lord Boston and Christian d. of Paul Methuen (1775). (and see DD\DP/53/8 above].

Abstract of title  DD\DP/61/5  1837

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Of George Bickham to cap. mess. and farm of Court Barton, Creech St. Michael., rectories and tithes of Creech and Ruishton,Hilberts Mills and Creech Custom Mills, and advowson of Creech. [1704-1832].

Award  DD\DP/61/6  1710-1813

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Re. title to land at Bathpool at issue between Rector of West Monkton, Rev. F.G. Crossman, and John Tyndale Warre (1813), enclosing leases of a house and ½ ac. at Bathpool Green, West Monkton, to John Gosling (1710) and William Elmes (1732).

Conditions of sale of the Manor of Nynehead Monks (1794)  DD\DP/61/7  1794-1795

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With agreement for sale of messuages and lands called Batts, Gregorys, Higher Upcott, Woodlands and Smallmoor, Locks and Breggs in Nynehead by Joseph Davie of Watermouth, Devon, to William Palmer of Nynehead (1795).

Misc. unrelated documents  DD\DP/61/8  1800-1913

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Incl. depositions against Samuel Marks of Wilton, weaver, and lead Cattle of Wilton, weaver for stealing what from William Buncombe of Pitminster, gent. (1800); lease of 12 closes, part of Lower Marsh Farm on mainfield estate, Kingston St. Mary, by Catherine Elizabeth Chapman of lainfield House to Robert Middleton (1826): will of Joseph Foxwell of Co Ottery, Devon, yeo., dat. 1782. pr.1801; abstract of title of John Badcock, banker, to nos 9-12 Hammet St. Taunton [1788-1820) and agreement for sale to John Bluett of Taunton, grocer (1821); Taunton Courier, 6 Aug.1856: conveyance of Trull Acre, Bishops Hull, by trustees of Trull Parish lands charity to Irull acre Ltd., with Memorandum of Assoc. of latter (1909); sale cat. with photos of Chillisford House[dat 1594] and lands, Trull (1913): prospectus, North Devon Railway (1845).

Box 62  [no ref. or date]

Correspondence and accounts  DD\DP/62/1  1807-39

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Re the education, board and debts of Nathaniel Bliss, Kept by his guardian Newdigate Poyntz of Tormarton and his cousins the Rev.Francis and Henry Warre.1807-1818, 1824-1837, 1839, including schooling bills at Liverton by Rev.Wm.P.Richards(?Blundells) and as a young officer in the army, account book 1814-21.

Misc.documents  DD\DP/62/2  1810-1837

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Re the children of the Rev.Nathaniel Alsop Bliss, rector of Colerne, Wilts., and their property, including draft marr.settl.(financial) of Lt.Col.John Bacon Harrison of Bath, C.B., and Mary Bliss of Taunton (1826) (grouped with draft marr.settl. of Francis Popham of West Bagborough, esq., and Susanna d.Nich.Fenwick of Baker St., Middx., sp., 1809, manor of Lympsham, etc., as pro forma?), bonds (1834-37), corresp., 1815-37, valuations and sale documents of a mansion house, farm and lands at Batheaston with lesser property in Catherine, and in Seend and Colerne, co.Wilts., held jointly by George Daubeny and the Bliss children (1810-15).

Misc. personal documents  DD\DP/62/3  1790-1866

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Of Henry Warre, solicitor of Bishops Lydeard, incl. commissions as 1st Lt. in Taunton Volunteer Rifle co. (1807) and Capt. in West Somerset Regiment of Local Militia (1813), with pay list of Capt.Warr's 'Light Company' (1813); with his admission as solicitor (1804) and commissioner to take affidavits (1805), bonds (1790-1857), correspondence (1817), loan from estate (1866).

Accounts of Henry Warre, solicitor, with various clients.  DD\DP/62/4  1817-27

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Misc.papers re Baldon family of Taunton.  DD\DP/62/5  1790-1841

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Incl. draft executor's accounts of Thos.Baldon of London Inn (County Hotel) [1789-96]; correspondence (1790-1841). monies pd. by John Clitaome for Thomas's son John and Edward and Anderson from estate at Galmington. Wilton [1789-1805]; documents re John Baldon's marriage and birth of his son. Thomas release by Eliz. widow of Thomas (II) Baldon to Samuel Gooding, cordwainer, of lands in tithing of Hull, Taunton (1841).

Depositions and summonses  DD\DP/62/6  1830-51

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For taking heath and poaching on Francis Popham's lands at West Bagborough.

Draft leases  DD\DP/62/7  1822-37

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Of properties in manors of Trembethow and Tolgullow als. St.Day in Swennad.Cornwall, by Frances Southwood, widow, of Bumworthy, Churchstanton.

Agreement correspondence and papers  DD\DP/62/8  1841

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Re the purchase of two messuages called.fregewen in Davidstow, Cornwall by Rev.Chas.Barber Sweet of Broadleigh, Som., from executors of Geo.Haines of Launceston, gent., and insurance on existing lives, with abstract of title [1807-41].

Papers re James Chappell of Blagroves, Milverton. farmer.  DD\DP/62/9  1810-50

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Incl.misc.receipted vouchers (1844-50). insurance policies (1835-39), bond (1810), coinion and correspondence (1833); executors accounts, Jas.Chappell (1847).

Papers re actions in County Court  DD\DP/62/10  1911-13

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Brought by Benj.Edwin Dening, of Taunton Motor and Cycle Co., East St., Taunton, for non-payment of debts. [good billheads]

Deeds of messuages and lands  DD\DP/62/11  1617-1748

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Called Deanehead als. Higher Deane and Moketon als. Moggaton in manon of Bishops Taunton and parish of Swimbridge, Devon, incl.wills of William Short of Swimbridge. yeo., dat.1704,pr.1708. Prudence Short of Swimbridge, dat. and pr.1720, Edward Hammond of Barnstaple.gent., dat.1721, pr.1734: marriage settlements of William Short, yeo., and Prudence Gill.widow, both of Swymbridge (1692); Robert son of James Awse of Great Torrington.gent., and Elizabeth dau. Rich.Stevens of Winscott, Peters Marland.co.Devon (1759); also referring to families of Lovett and Mules. with abstracts of title.

Misc.documents  DD\DP/62/12  1739-1911

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Incl.wills of Henry Dinman of Bishops Hull, woolstapler, dat.1772.pr.1773, and Jas.Sparrow of Flax Bourton, esq., dat.1863, pr.1864 (with death certs.): contract for cottage at Swaddels Green, Buckland St.Mary (1804); letters from John Roberts. Bristol to Rob.Beadon (1812); declaration re Creech St.Michael closes (1838); promissary note (1739), letter re Billet St.(1911); draft memo of Assocn. of Taunton Sketing Rinks.Ltd.(n.d. c.1909-10); Morning Herald, 13 July 1837.

Box 63  [no ref. or date]

Papers re the Enclosure of West Monkton Commons  DD\DP/63/1  1809-21

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Incl.public notices and drafts (1809-1812); contracts for sale and correspondence (1811-1812). general correspondence (1810-1816), solicitors' accounts, receipted tills. copy of Act (1810), proposals for making new road, notice for letting glebe at Lydeard St. Lawrence (1819).

Papers re. sale and letting of late John Bluett's estates at Haygrass and Taunton  DD\DP/63/2  1841-1852

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Incl. mortgage surrender and bond (1841), sale poster and advertisments (1852), accounts and correspondence (1838-1852).

Papers re sale of dwellinghouse  DD\DP/63/2a  1808-1818

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In Siluer Street, Taunton, etc., by John Roberts of Bristol.

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/63/3  1949-1760

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Of properties formerly within the manor of Wellington Landside leased and purchased by John Thomas of Wellington and inherited by his son, William Proctor Thomas, mainly closes but incl. Churchgrounds and Church green, messuage called Longforths, three cottages in Pound Lane, and declaration re. Walcot family of Tolland, Wellington and New England (1731), abstract of Popham family title to manor of Wellington Landside [1674-1741] (1753); admon. Mary, widow of Christopher Wolcott of Wellington (1649); marriage settlement of William Proctor Thomas of Wellington and Frances, d. John Gunston of Bishops Hull, esq. (1746).

Deeds  DD\DP/63/4-5  1741-1873

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Mainly successive mortgages of the chancel and tithe rent charge of Bishops Lydeard by Rev.Francis Warre of Cheddon Fitzpaine, incl. wills of Henry Warre of Bishops Lydeard, dat. and pr. 1851 (with another will of 1862), and Rev.Francis Warre of Cheddon Fitzpaine, dat. and pr.1854, admon. of Laetitia Joanna wife of Rev.John Parkinson Sill of Westhorpe, Suffolk, 1866. Marriage settl. of Rev.Francis Warre of Cheddon Fitzpaine, jun., and Eliz.d. John Martin of Hyde, West Monkton, yeo.(1741): also includes advowson of Cheddon Fitzpaine messuage called Gadds there; farm at Lyngford, Taunton St.James; Baltonsborough Farm and Leffords House with 1/49th manor of Baltonsborough; messuage and lands in North Cadbury; Taunton Deane lands in Otterford(unspecified); lands at Bathpool, West Honkton. Copy leases from Dean and Chapter of Wells to Rev.Francis Warre and Octavius Swale Harrison of Thorn Falcon of chancel and ithes and other lands in Bishops Lydeard manor.

Deeds of Barn estate, Clayhidon, Devon  DD\DP/63/6  1850-53

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Being former property of Thomas Masey of Churchstanton, butcher, with mortgages of same, inherited by Thomas Mesey of Clayhidon, yeo., Adam Masey of Culmstock.yeo., Robert Masey of Clayhidon, butcher, with releases and settlements by Betty widow of Thomas Masey. James Masey of Bradford. York, upholsterer, and Job Masey of Peyhembury, Devon.yeo.

Misc. unrelated documents  DD\DP/63/7  1753-1851

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Incl. conveyance of closes in Churchstanton. Wm.Gifford Rich.Hartnell (1753), covenants for sale of Taunton Deane lands (3 mess. in Cushuish tithing, 3 mess, in Holway tithing. 2 mess. in Stoke tithing. and lands) to discharge mortgage debts, James Poole to James Manley, both of Taunton, esqs. (1782); assignment for creditors of goods of James Haviland of Taunton, timber merchant, mercer, and chapman, a bankrupt (1796); passport of Vincent John Reynolds, signed by Lord Palmerston (1851); pocket book 1849, with details of trips to France in 1850.

Box 64  [no ref. or date]

Deeds of close called Highlands of 2ac. in Wilton  DD\DP/64/1  1549-1693

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With messuage 'lately' (in 1613) built thereon [now Highlands, Trull Rd., Taunton]. formerly of Chantry of St.Andrew and fraternity of High Cross, St.Mary Magdalene, involving Durston family of Wilton (1549-1657) and Christopher Cook of Wilton, sergemaker (1685-93), with marriage settlement of William Durston of Wilton, yeo., and Mary d.Thos.Wey of Trull.yeo.(1632). Deeds from 1663 also refer to close called Sherfords of 3ac. in Wilton.

Misc. deeds.  DD\DP/64/2  1424-1830

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Incl. grant of Water Land in Enmore by Wm.Payne to his son John and dau.Margaret (1424); power of attorney by earl of Bedford to deliver seizin of Deane Head, Swymbridge, Devon [see DD\DP/62/11 above] to Rob.Shorte of Goodleigh, yeo.; leases by Thomas family of Wellington: Shorlands als. Longforth. Woods house, 3 cotts. in Pound Lane (all Wellington), lands in West Buckland (1792); Prockters Farm in West Monkton and Creech St.Michael (1810, 1819, 1830), with late Jeanes barton (1830); Higher and Middle Hill Town, Witheridge (1812); Rowden farm, Witheridge (1816); Beadons Farm, Creech St.Michael (1830); Bradford Barton and Leat Hill tenement, Witheridge, moiety of Crowdall tenement, in Creacombe (1828).

Misc.deeds and leases  DD\DP/64/3  1609-1808

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Incl. settlement by Sir George Cary of Cockington on his nephew George Cary in marr. with Elizabeth dau. of Edw.Seymour of Berry Pomeroy Castle and others of Cary family, incl. manors of Cockington, Tormohun, Northam, and many other Devon manors, messuages. mills, etc. (1609); lands in Instow, part of Larrehouse and tenement called the Bear (1627); ¼ of Hansford Barton in Ashreigny and Burrington. Thomas and Barbara (nee Molford) to William Mollford of Northam (1632); tenements called Leddon in Leddon. Wescombe, BRawne/Braund family to Daniel Awse of Great Torrington, with messuage in Kissington, West Putford (1647,1744); closes in Burrington and to rebuild house, Rob. and Sebastian Moyese to Rob.Forde (1651); close in Little Lorrington, Christ.Roberts to Philip Nicholls (1685); messuage at Appledore. Northam, Rich.Wood, shipwright, to John Deane. sailmaker (1697); grant of Dods Island lately thrown up by sea in Bornham or Huntspill. Henry Dod to Henry Gatchell of North Petherton (1700); 2 ac. in Ham Common meadow abutting on Kitham Ditch and River tone. West Monkton, Hestercombe estate to John Prockter (1699) and Wm.Procket Thomas (1742, 1765), Passage Park at Irsha Appledore, Northam, Melhuish family (1703); house in Calestreat, Great Torrington, John Dory to Andrew Sing (1707); messuage called The Tavern in Appledore, Northam, and messuage to S., Humphrey Marshall to Wm.Browning and then to John Jeffery (1717); East Beare tenement and Higher and Lower Yeolands in Merton, Devon, lease to Ananias Bennett (signature and seal Robert Lord Walpole) (1729); closes called Sheepland in Washford tithing, Wellington, Jas.Prowse to John Thomas (1722); messuage at Ediston in Hartland, Devon, John Lee to Martha Shaxton (1731); messuage in Fremington, Andertons tenement in Allacott als. Dipford Mills manor, Shebbear, executor of Ann Nicholls to James Awse (1732); 3/4 manor of Hansford in Burrington, Ashreigny and Chulmleigh, John Tossell to Roger Melhuish of Watertown, Northam (1738); Windswood and Shouthill. Ashreigny, Wm.Melhuish to Thos.Molland (1754); Salterleigh Barton. Long Park. Okefords Cott., Little Meeth and West Salterleigh tenements in Salterleigh, Crowdall tenement in Creacombe, North Grindon in Rose Ash, Langley in Romansleigh, Hodges tenement in Witheridge, William Melhuish to Rob.Awse (1755); Peckards Grounds, North Hill, etc., in Great and Little Torrington, Thos.Dyer to John Hiern (1758); house on E. side Pottacre St., Great Torrington. feoffees of town lands to Horatio Hele, surgeon (1758): messuages at Irsha Appledore nr. the Church Town, Northam, Richard Melhuish to Thomas Elliott (1776). heirs of George Thorne of Walkleigh to Rich.Melhuish (1808); rectory and tithes of Burrington, same to Mich.Tout (1782); 18th cent. translation of appropriation of Witheridge church to Joan, Prioress of Cannington by Pope Martin V and ordination of vicarage by Edmund Stafford, bishop of Exeter [1428]; wills of Thos.Melhuish of Northam, gent., dat.1704 pr.1705; Eliz.Cooke of Rimpton, widow, dat. and pr.1723.

Deeds  DD\DP/64/4  1588-1710

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Of messuages and lands called Northcombe in Witheridge, held by successive generations of the Uppington family of Witheridge, Crediton and Colebrooke, Devon, incl. marr.settls. of Thomas Uppington of Witheridge, husb., and Amy dau. of Geo.Hatswell of Bampton, Devon (1653); Thomas Uppington, son of last, and Sarah dau. of Joan Taylour of Sandford, Crediton.wid. (1684).

Deeds  DD\DP/64/5  1723-65

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Of Bittorne of 2½ac. in Bradford-on-Tone. Bruford family (1723-43); leases of properties in manor of Ninehead Monks als. Easter Ninehead. lord John Davie of Orleigh.Devon, incl. messuage and lands to Jas.Gater (1765); Barley House and lands to same (1765), Toogoods tenement, to John Thomas (1764). All in Ninehead; extract of will of Henry Carpenter (n.d., no place, evid. rel. to John Carpenter of Budleigh, Devon.yeo., 1743).

Deeds  DD\DP/64/6  1690-1765

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Of closes part of Hemyock als. Hemmeck tenement in, Devon, with barn, shippen and cottage, mainly mortgage and assignments, originally of John Coulscott of Barnstaple and his heir James Kimpland, merchants, with abstract of title [1690-1765]

Misc.deeds and docs., incl. cottages etc. called Downes in Creech St.Michael. bond of Geo.Dibble to Wm.Cheade (1669); Northam estate, Devon. recovery, Melhuish family (1708); Deanhead in Swymbridge, Devon, Philip and John Mules to Jas.Awse (1745); apptmt. by bishop of Thos.Frampton as guardian to sister-in-law, Mary dau. John Cox of Ilchester (1758); acct.bk. of income and expenditure on Hyde and Rixhill estates, West Monkton, property of Francis Warre (1781-1810); messuage called Rowes, Ninehead Monks manor, conveyance by Jos. Davie to William Palmer (1795), letters of John Roberts of Bristol and note of rooms in his house (1814-1818); solicitor's clients rent book. many properties in Somerset and Devon (1879-1903).  DD\DP/64/7  1669-1903

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Box 65  [no ref. or date]

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/65/1  1642-1743

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Of various properties in West Monkton, mainly re-cottage, barn and barton called Goosanford als. Gosingford, (1681-1743); also Sedbrooks and Atcastles (1765), with will of Thomas Upham of West Monkton, dat. 1666, pr.1668, with inventory.

Papers relating to the sale in 1840 of property belonging to Sarah Pearson, widow  DD\DP/65/2  1706-1843

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Including Grove House [site of Shire Hall] to Joseph Hitchcock, druggist, Canns Field and various cottages and lands in Bishops Hull and Wilton, all to the west of Taunton, incl. correspondence (1810-1843) with letters from Richard Carver, architect; admissions and surrenders for manors of Taunton Deane and Fons George (1706-1826), valuation and sale particulars with plan (1840), abstracts of title [1759-1840].

Papers re. sale in 1843 of lands in Creech St. Michael  DD\DP/65/3  1840-1843

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By James Brewer and others, heirs of George Brewer, to Bristol and Exeter Railway Co., incl. abstracts of title to 10ac. [1723-1840], and correspondence (1842-43).

Deeds and papers  DD\DP/65/4  1711-1856

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Of closes called headlands and the Walls in Otterhampton and Clerridge in Lydeard St.Lawrence, left by Robert Hancock of Pitpare, Ash Priors (d.1794) to his nephew John Skinner, incl. abstract of title [1758-98], leases (1767, 1775, 1780); and post-nuptial marr.settl. of Robert Hancock and Hannah nee Braine, referring to various messuages in Lydeard St.Lawrence including Knights; valuation of stock at Otterhampton and Huntspill (1824); mortgage of closes at Huntspill (1758), allotment in Stert Common (1801). [very poor condition]

Correspondence and papers  DD\DP/65/5  1785-1801

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Re estate of Richard Phelps of Dunster, portrait painter, mainly concerning payment of interest to his son, Richard, including an inventory by rooms (1798). [and see 59/6-7]

Deeds  DD\DP/65/6  1739-44

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Of a little cottage house and garden in Lydeard St.Lawrence. Alford family mortgaging to Robert How

Misc.deeds  DD\DP/65/7  1806-71

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Relating mainly to property of the Warre family of Bishops Lydeard and Cheddon Fitzpaine, incl. particulars of Cheddon Fitzpaine manor with draft contracts (1807-8), release to executors under will of Rev.Francis Warre, d.1780 (1806); sale of allotment on Bagborough Hill. West Bagborough (1808); assignment of lands pear Hyde at Bathpool in West Monkton for Bristol and Taunton canal, with plan (1823); surrender of copyhold lands in Bicknoller (1841); bond and declaration re marriage of Rev.John Parkinson Sill of West Thorpe, Suff., and Laetitia Joanna Warre (1850-51); copy ct.roll, Bishops Lydeard manor, for 5 cottages and land, tithe nos.50, 56 (1851); will of Alex.Warre, clerk to Admiralty, Somerset House, dat.1852.pr.1858; mortgages of moiety of Bishops Lydeard Rectory, tithe rent charge and chancel (1858, 1869); inquest on Henry Warre of Bishops Lydeard, aged 73 (1850-51); assignment of insurance policies to Emma Warre (1871).

Misc. unrelated documents  DD\DP/65/8  1780-1829

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Incl. agreement betwe. Benjamin Hammet of Wilton and those agreeing to take eight tenth shares in building a new street [Hammet Street] in Taunton [only one share subscribed for by John Cott- of Hatch Beauchamp] (1780); assignments by F.F.Gunston and Robert Beadon of houses and land in bor. of Wellington, incl. former Swan Inn. and manor of Churchstanton, Devon (1828-29); surrender of property on W. side of the Minories in John Street, London, to Corporation of London, one party Edw.Strickland formerly of London, hardwareman, then of Taunton, esq. (1825) - poor condition. F.L.

Papers re Chancery case  DD\DP/65/9  1854-55

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[unfit for production]

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Between Wm.Bluett v. John Eales White and others concerning estate of John Bluett with conditions of sale of 12 Hammet St., wine vaults adj., in Taunton, meadow at Stepswater, Bishops Hull, cottage at Banwell, Market House (Taunton) deeds poll.

Box 66  [no ref. or date]

Annual accounts of Henry Warre  DD\DP/66/1  1813-31

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As solicitor and agent for John Ashley Warre, mainly re estates at Cheddon Fitzpaine and North Petherton.

Papers in case by Sarah Pearson, widow, plaintiff  DD\DP/66/2  1831-32

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v. Edw.Coles, deft., at Wells Assizes (1832), incl. brief, proofs, costs of both parties, affidavit as to costs, concerning trespass over lane in Bishops Mull. (now Cann Street and Park Street, Taunton), with detailed plans (3) by Ralph Ham, surveyor, of area to west of Taunton Borough, showing Sugar Loaf, Castle and Winchester Arms inns (1831, n.d.), evidence of witnesses.

Leases  DD\DP/66/3  1799, 1813

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By Dr.Ellis Button Metford of Taunton St.James of closes called Higher, Great and Lower Broadleaze in Sandford Orcas, to Thos.Guppy (1799) and John Down jun.(1813).

Papers re house and stable in High Street, Taunton  DD\DP/66/4  1785-93

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Leased by John Jeffries, sergemaker, to John Proctor Anderdon (1785), assigned to John Pinchard (1788), surrendered by Robert Beadon (1791-2), with inventories (by room) of Pinchard's furniture (1789), receipts for rent, etc.

Papers re North Petherton rectory  DD\DP/66/5  1813-21

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Tithes, chancel, rectory barn at Moorland, with draft conveyance to Edw. Berkeley Portman, and of certain tithes on lands of Rev.Thos.Jeane Buncombe, correspondence and particular of Mary Adams' land.

Papers re settlement case of John Morris and Joan his wife  DD\DP/66/6  1827

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Living at Dulverton, removed to Morebath, Devon, with correspondence withdrawing appeal against removal order.

Receipted vouchers  DD\DP/66/7  1833-38

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For estate expenditure for Mrs.Francis Southwood [of Burnworthy, Churchstanton, Devon] and Joseph Thomas [tenant?]

Draft unrelated leases  DD\DP/66/8  1860-85

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Incl. Okehills House with Ball Head in Taunton St.James, Rob.Beadon to Hen. John Smith (1860) and John Hewett (1860); Lowlands house, Wilton Harriet Carver to Catherine Eliza Evans (1863) [another altered from 1849, Richard Carver to Margaret Ainslie, with inventory of fittings]; Merralls Ferm, Cheddon Fitzpaine, John Hen.Warre to Robert Bruford (1864); nursery grounds part of Elms Estate, Taunton St.James, R.G.Badcock to Ambrose and Chas.Jas.Dyer (1864); house and shop in Fore St., Taunton, Rich.John Atton to John Stephens (1864), and to Chas.Haddon, watchmaker (1864); Hillmore House and lands, Bishops Hull. Dr.Edw.Liddon to John Frank. Sorby (1866); Wines Tenement, Stogumber, Jas.White to Wm.Tuckfield (1866); outbuildings and lands in Norton Fitzwarren, Rob.Chappell to John and Frederick Mordle (1866), house in Bishops Lydeard, to Mary Frances Cole (1866); Stone Corner Estate, Frithelstock Devon, Susanna Eliz.Pulman to Giles and Jas.Ball (1866); Higher Stoford Farm and lands, Bradford-on-Tone, John Heney Warre to Rob.Chappell (1867) [altered from Thos.Rendell. 1856); Timewells tenement, Burlescombe, Rich.John Atton to Geo.Salter (1867). Gravel Pit Plot and Brewers Head, R.G.Bedcock to John Brewer Sanunders (1868); house nr. Black Lion, Bradford-on-Tone, Alex. Wm.Adair to Thos.Rendell (1868); Dennis's Stone, Frithelstock Devon, Susanna Eliz.Pulman to John Morrish (1872); Rockwood House and lands, Lydney, co.Glos., Wm.Edw.Hess to Gavin Alex.Cuthbertson (1872); sporting rights in Bovey Tracey and Ilsington, Devon, Col.Alex.Wm.Adair to Wm.Rich.Mellier (1878); pasture land in Dunster, Jas.Hole to Sam.Graddon (1875); no.45 Fore St., Taunton, Jas.Drayton, jeweller, to Thos.Sanders, tailor (1875). Rowford Lodge, Cheddon Fitzpaine., J.H.Warre to Thos.Danger (1876); no.67 High St., Taunton, Fred.May, bookseller, to Wm.Cheston and Albert Cheasley (1876); lands in Halse and Hillfarrence, Thos. and Wm.Bond to Thos.Westcott (1877); Stapletons Tenement at Milfords, Frithelstock, Devon, Susanna Eliz.Pulman to Hen.Phillips (1883); Court House, West Monkton, Flora Evelyn Meade King to Lt.Col.Nathaniel Eyre Robbins (1883); Broadlands, pasture, Wilton, Hen.Badcock to Thos.White (1883); no.41 London St., Middx., Wm.Pollard to Geo.Feltham (1884); Higher Gatchell or Hillbrook, Trull, Wm.Thomas to Ussher Lee Morris (1884); Langaller Farm, Creech St.Michael, Susanna Eliz.Pulsan to Worthy Day (1885); no.2 Haines Hill, Wilton, Fred.Bazett Doveton to Hen.Sweet (1885); Pound Farm, Buckland St.Mary, Ann Wyatt to Joel Knight (1885).

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/66/9  1620-1742

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Of messuages in West Yolland als. West Heales in Fremington, Devon, also relating to Crockers tenement in High Bickington, Ven House and Poole Bayly in Burrington, manor of Barnpoole, involving families of Cade, Beaple, Edworthy, Awse, Thomson, Hanmer, Parminter, Paige. Deed of 1620 has attached inventory (by rooms) of furniture in house at West Yolland. Will of Andrew Edworthy of High Bickington, yeo., dat.1725.

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/66/10  1692-1722

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Of capital messuage and demesnes of Wootton and messuages of Bartridge als. Bartridge Moore, and Yeo als. Kings, all in Atherington, and lands in Broadwood, Loveham, Broadwood, Bickenholt, Knapp, King's Willand, Westlakes and Hurst in High Bickington and Atherington, Devon, mainly concerning the Giffard family of Barnstaple, Brightleigh, Chittlehampton and Great Torrington.

Deeds of messuages  DD\DP/66/11  1703-58

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Called ven House and Poole Bayly in Burrington (and Crockers tenement in 1725) (1707-25), mainly concerning the Edworthy family; leases of Stable and woodhouse on S.side of churchyard in Great Torrington (1754) and cottage in Taddiport, Little Torrington (Devon) (1758), both by Wm.Tonken in manor of Frithelstock; lease of house adj. Loveham Wood (to rebuild), High Bickington, by John Giffard to Peter Lake (1703).

Wills  DD\DP/66/12  1849-74

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Of Rob.Ball of Staple Fitzpaine, yeo., dat.1849; Mary Blackmore of Cleevenayes, Churchstanton, Dev., wid., dat.1859, Harriet Davis of Galdon, Tolland, widow, dat.,1870; Anne Clarke formerly of Chand now of Newton Abbot.Devon, sp., dat.1874.

Misc. (mainly draft) cases for legal opinion  DD\DP/66/13  1737, 1851-83

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Incl. note of Wm.Kingsley Badcock who amigrated from Taunton to Tasmania (1851); Will of Mrs.Blackmore (d.1850); re buildings erected near Holy Trinity church, Taunton (1852); will of Ann Burcombe [of Taunton] dat.1845 (1853); banknote drawn on Messrs.Badcock, Taunton (1853); purchase of Crescent Lodge, The Crescent, Taunton, by Rich.Turle (1854); liquidation of County Investment Co., secr.Edwin Woolton, Taunton (1883).

Conveyance  DD\DP/66/14  1609, 1630

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Geoffrey Moore of Bridgwater to Thos.Toose of Stoke Lane, of 6 shambles in Taunton market place (1609); lease, John Clarke jun. Of Bishops Lydeard to Geo.Lissant of Taunton, woollendraper, of 4 fish shambles in Taunton market place (1630).

Contract for sale  DD\DP/66/15  1800

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By Rich.Sampson of Bampton, Devon, woolcomber, to Wm.Baker of Bampton, surveyor, of Balls Ground tenement in Bampton (1800), with abstract of title [1709-93].

Papers in case of unjust distraint of sheep  DD\DP/66/16  [n.d.]

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By Wm.Paul jun. from Wm.Crabb of West Hatch, yeo.

Lease (Portman)  DD\DP/66/17  1761, 1764

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Of land in manor of Staple Fitzpaine to Francis Wright (1761) and of former Staple Inn to same (1764).

Abstract of title  DD\DP/66/18  1831

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Of John and Ann Bush to Trickey Warren, Churchstanton, Devon, Collingshayes, Mountshayne and lands in Hemyock, Devon, and Taunton Deane lands in tithings of Blagdon, Leigh, and Pitminster [1794-1831], with related correspondence.

Two copies of plan of watercourse  DD\DP/66/19  c.1810

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From Sherford through present Vivary Park to Poolwall Hills in Upper High Street, marking and naming buildings, with section showing passage of water through mills, and diagram of sluices. [to be related to case by William Kinglake against Samuel Norman and Henry Durk, re flooding of his lands.] (n.d. c.1810) [and see DD\DP/31/2]

Rentals  DD\DP/66/20  1786, 1802

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Of Mr.Champernowne and Miss Walrond's half of manor of Tolgullow als. St.Dye and their third of manor of Trembetho in Lelant (1786, 1802).

Correspondence  DD\DP/66/21  1800-03

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Re outstanding accounts incurred by volunteer Regiment (unspecified) local to Taunton, under Lt.Henry Wm.Edwards by J.W.Crosse of Bridgwater, including accounts (1798-1800).

Misc.deeds and documents  DD\DP/66/22  1682-1913

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Incl.assignment of annuity from liac. in Wilton, Durston family (1682); draft marr. settl. of Richard Mockridge of Taunton St. James, whitebaker, and Ann Washer re former fulling mills nr. Back Bridge in Taunton St.James [now Silk Mills] (1780); action re-land in Thurloxton owned by Jonathan Weetch (1810); executor's accounts of estate of George Cox of Creech St.Michael (1780-86); covenant to produce deeds of land in Churchstanton (Devon), Wedmore, Meare, Compton Bishop and Axbridge, Ocock family of Combe St. Nicholas and West Monkton (1822); legacy receipt, estate of Sarah Owsley of Capland, Broadway, sp. (1832); agreement betw. John Bussell of Pitminster, lab., and wife Jane (1846); papers re Edward Francis Goldsworthy of Taunton, druggist [author of Reminiscences of Taunton], his purchase of a house at Stepswater, Wilton, from Thomas White Acland, ironmonger, and agreement as trustee of Samuel Chave of Taunton, siversmith (1854-1856); distraint on Charles James Rusell of Bridge Street, Taunton (1865); agreement by Charlotte Clarke to sell to Sidney William Hitchcock Clarkes [now Castle] Hotel, Taunton (1873); pedigree of descendents of Edward Clarke of Chipley, Nynehead, incl. Sanford and Musgrave families (n.d. 18th cent.); printed regulations for examining candidates for Huish Exhibitions (n.d.w/m 1913); misc. correspondence and accounts (1768-1822).

Box 67  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  DD\DP/67/1  1758-1839

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Of Upcheddon Meadow, 2ac., Cheddon Fitzpaine, mainly Miller and Mills families, bought by John Ashley Warre in 1839, incl. will of Thos. Miller of Cheddon Fitzpaine, yeo., dat. 1758; admon. Jas. Mills of same, 1839.

Deeds  DD\DP/67/2  1616-1777

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Of properties in Wellington, incl. closes in Little and Westford tithings and three messuages at Long Causeway, incl. will of Wm. Cape of Old Cleeve, yeo., dat. 1772.

Leases of lands in Alford Manor (and Hornblotton parish)  DD\DP/67/3  1611-1703

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Lessees-Barnes, Butt*, Francis*, Greene, Gregory*, Higgens*, Lasenby*, refs. to mineral well in 1672 'lately found to be physicall', and to enclosure of Bushey Leaze alias Alford Leaze by agreement and allotment pre. 1672, lease to Sam. Butt, tobacco pipe maker, to rebuild house with walls 3ft of stone topped by cobb or timber and split daub then rough cast, 1685 (1611-1703); leases of lands in Curry Rivel manor to Dyer, Hill, Shortt (1629-82); lease to Paddon of messuage in borough of Newport, Bishops Tawton (1627); and to Deane of burgage on N. side of Queens Street, South Molton (1651). *more than one lessee of this surname.

Deeds of properties in Wellington  DD\DP/67/4  1572-1709

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Incl. close near Sheeplands later called Bennetss close in Westford tithing, families of Colborne, Glasse, Bennett, Berry, Thomas (1572-1709); house and cottage 'called a Hayman de antiquo austro' and Nynehead Land (161-40); Drakes tenement and 10ac., Bicknell family (1613); house and closes in Westford tithing, families of Best, Wood als. Stankcorn, Thomas (1595, 1611); house etc. in Westford tithing (1655, 1660); lands in Little tithing (1700).

Deeds of properties in Wellington  DD\DP/67/5  1628-1758

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All latterly of Thomas family, incl. house later 3 cottages in Pound Lnae (1662-1719); leases and contract of Coles Plot behind White Hart Inn (1722,1758); cottage and 8ac. of Old Auster (1628-29); will of John Chambers of Wellington, thatcher, dat.1682, pr.1692. [Bundle A.A.437-461]

Deeds of properties in Wellington  DD\DP/67/6  1627-1736

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Incl. cottage and 8ac. of Old Auster in Little tithing and parts of same, families of Perry, Cade, Chaple, Hayne(1627-49); messuage and burgage on Longe Causway, Little Tithing, Richard Harrison, barber surgeon, to John Pollard, sergeweaver (1704); admons. of John Pollard of Wellington (1717, 1736).

Misc.Devon deeds  DD\DP/67/7  1595-1808

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Incl. Tallamys als. Buckland mill later called Glen Cottage, Frithelstock(1783-98); various houses in Great Torrington, in corn Market Street, New Street, Mill Street, High Street(near the Bullring), Churchyard Lane and in the Churchyard(1707-41), some in manors of Sessacott and Frithelstock; messuages and lands in Hartland, incl. Elson als.Eggiston, Wellesford, Wellesford Park, Thorry Meadow, Firebeacon Down, Firebeacon Moor, Vines tenement, Randalls tenement, ending in Awse family (1595-1736); messuage in South Chollodon, Abbots Bickington(1687); glebe terrier for Luppitt(1808).

Misc.documents  DD\DP/67/8  1666-1756

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Incl. Portman lease of closes in Thurlbeare to Wm.Doble,gent. (1666); Common Recovery of lands in Balls Ground, Pikes Land and Bampton, Devon(1741); chirograph of fine of manor of Rackenford, Devon(1756).

Box 68  [no ref. or date]

Deeds, mainly leases  DD\DP/68/1  1634-1785

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Of various properties in Buckland St.Mary incl.fields called Pen and Breach in Dommet(1660-1728); roofless tenement called Luggates of 50ac.(1634-1711); messuage called Leigh Horne (1715), messuage and Sac. called Sweetes Hill(1690), and other properties, some in manors of Dommett, Westcombeland, and Fideoak and Oldbury; mainly Trott/Tratt family but also biddell. Collins, Swadell, Gibbs, Crosse and Standerwick; will of William Cross of Buckland St.Mary, yeoman dat.1766. pr.1770.

Marriage settlement (financial)  DD\DP/68/2  1810-68

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Of Rev.Chas.Barber Sweet of Kentisbury, Devon (later of Kittisford and latterly of Broadleigh in Sampford Arundel), and Lucy dau. of late George Yalden Fort of Alderbury House, Wilts. (1810), with associated covenants and releases, incl.release to Rev. C.B.Sweet (d.1862) as former mortgagee of George Inn and George Tap, Ilminster (1844), and release by his son, Rev.Geo. Sweet of Broadleigh ot trustees (1868).

Deeds of Creech St.Michael, incl.  DD\DP/68/3  1732-1816

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10ac. adj. Knapp Moor, 10ac. nr. Red Pitts, etc., Wm. Taylor to John Mallack (1732); Great and Little Balls Mead and closes near Ham Moor (1805), closes called Sharpham, Thornibears (1805); Court Barton estate, rectory and tithes of Creech St. Michael with covenant to produce deeds, schedule 1718-99 (1816); mainly concerning John Tyndale Warre and Muttlebury family.

Misc.unrelated draft mortgages  DD\DP/68/4  1871-86

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Incl. lands in North Cadbury and Westonzoy land by Prew family (1871); 4 new houses at W.end of Sydney Terr., Staplegrove Road, Taunton St.James by Geo.Hendebourck Pollard, builder (1871); 3 houses and site for further 6 in Portland St., Taunton, by Geo.Thos.Biles, builder(1871); Brown Heath als. Wiltown farm, Clayhidon, Devon, by Wm.Ellis Braddick of Trull(1872); 1/3 tithe rent charge for Morebath parish, Devon, by Annette Frances Bere of Scarborough, Yorks(1872,1876,1878); rent charge from premises in Dawlish, Devon, by Rev.Wm.Hexter of Cothelstone (1872); house and shop on NE side Fore St., Taunton by Rich.John Atton, Woolendraper (1872 with reconv.1878); house etc. at Chitterwell, Thorne St.Margaret by Jas.Hitchcock(1873); Gatchell als. Higher Gatchell. Trull, by Wm, Thomas (1873); 3 houses behind Yarde House, Taunton St.James, by Francis Chapman, bootmaker (1874); 3 Mount Street(east side), Taunton, by Chas.Dunning, tailor(1876); former Three Horse Shoes, 50 East St., former King and Queens Head, 2-3 Paul St., Taunton, with plan, by Wm.Reilly, clothier(1876); 10 Hammet St., 22 High St.(with 9 cottages behind), Taunton; 2 & 4 Chatham Rd., Camberwell, Surrey, by Walter Chorley Brannan, auctioneer(1876); 3 North Town Terr., Taunton, by Anne Maria widow of Wm.Barrett Butler, accountant(1877); Willowbourne, Myrtle Cott., Hawthorn Cott. in Wellington Rd., near Stepswater, Taunton, by Alfred and Wm.Alfred Stansell, painters (1878); 1S Portland St.(newly built), Taunton, by Chas.Sloman, relieveing officer(1878); 3 houses and land at Blagdon Hill, Pitminster, by John Poole,yeo. (1878); building land, Staplegrove Rd., Taunton St.James, by Alfred John Spiller, builder (1881); 2 cottages in Clayhidon, Devon, by John Cork, carpenter (1882); Nethercott and Venns estates in Combe Florey and Lydeard St. Lawrence, by George Henry Skinner of Exeter, aerater water manufacturer (1883); Court Barton estate, Creech St. Michael, by trustees of the will of John Dunning Dunning (1883); Salisbury House, Hughenden House, Stafford Villa in Billetfield, Cannsfield House [now Corner House Hotel] and adj. houses in Park Street, Taunton, by Henry Davis, builder (1886).

Draft unrelated wills  DD\DP/68/5  1844-1888

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Lt. Frederick Fitzclarence Goddard, Deputy Commr. Army Control Dept., 1871; Dinah Mattock of Taunton, sp., 1871; John Radford formerly of West Monkton then of Flaxpool, Crowcombe, yeo., 1871; Hannah Sophia Peach of Milbrook, Blandford, Dorset, sp. 1872-1873; Jane Lock Browne nee May of Boxenhenge, Trull, wife of Thomas Browne, 1872; Abraham Bevis Bond of Orchard Portman, gent., 1872; Edward Houlditch of Wellington, esq. 1872; John Dare of Staple Fitzpaine, yeo., dat.1872; Harriet Skinner of Bishops Lydeard, widow, 1873; Elizabeth wife of Arthur Edwards of Kingston St.Mary, yeo., 1873; Jane Bond formerly of Orchard Portman, then of Lyngford, wid., cott., Taunton St. James, 1873, 1876; Eliz.Fremlin of Kibbear, Pitminster, wid. (1873, 1875, cod.1880); Lucy Harriet Pring, nee Deacon, of Elmfield, Taunton St Mary, wife of Jas.Hurly Pring M.D., 1873; Eliz.Bond of Minehead, widow, 1873; Caroline Emma Coles of Old Cleeve then of Compton Basset, Wilts., sp., 1874, cod.1880; Wm.Bruford of Tolland, yeo., 1874; Hen.Nevett Saxton of Holway Villa, Taunton, 'about to go to America', 1874; Mary Frances Cole of Bishops Lydeard, sp., 1874; Jasper Porter of Taunton, saddler, 1874; Anne Clarke formerly of Chard, then dealer, 1875; Daniel Dicks of Bickenhall, husb., 1875; Hannah Beale Miller of Taunton 6p., 1875, 1882; Rev.John Ward Spencer of Wilton, 1875; James Drsyton of 46 Fore St., Taunton, jeweller, 1875; Thos.Russell of Taunton, tailor and draper, 1875; Sarah Manley of Buckland St.Mary,wid., 1876; Thos.Stone of Raddington, gent., 1876; Anne Upham of Taunton, sp.,1877, cod.1879; Harriet White of Taunton, Wid., 1877; Arthur Windsor of Carhampton,yeo, 1877; Fanny Mary Warre of Taunton,widow, 1877; Emma Snow of Minehead.sp., 1878; Thos.Bond formerly of West Bagborough, then Halse, gent.,1878; Sarah Ann Steevens, nee Slocombe, wife then widow of John Steevens of Taunton, Cabinet maker, 1878,1888; Mary Emma Paul of Hammersaith, widow, 1878; Sarah Wallis Scott formerly of East Lambrook Kingsbury Episcopi, then of Beer Crocombe, wid., 1879; John Pool of Blagdon, Pitminster.yeo., 1879; Thos.Bond of Orchard Portman,gent., 1879; John Hook of Wembdon,yeo.,1879; Mary Metford Badcock of Taunton, sp., 1880; Robert Hewett of Trull, farmer, 1880; Eliza Palmer of Frize Hill Cott., Taunton, wid., 1880; Clement Harris of 2 Moveland PK.Villas, Taunton,gent., 1880; Phebe Palmer of Taunton,wid., 1880; Arthur Fitzharding Berkeley Portman of Staple Fitzpaine, esq., 1881; Wm.Summerfield of Taunton, silk throwster, 1881; John Norrish of Hamwood, Trull,yeo., 1881; Henry Stubbs of Seaton, Devon, 1881; Jane Harris of 2 Hoveland Pk. Villas, Haines Hill, Taunton, 1881; Thos.Stubbs Penny of Taunton, merchant, 1880, 1882; Geo.Lyddon of Lydeard St.Lawrence.yeo., 1882; George Handford of Taunton, builder, 1883; Mary wife of Thos.Penny of Parklands.nr.Taunton,gent., 1884; Mary Snow of Corfe, wid., 1884; Daniel Newton of Bickenhall, husb., 1884; Mary Eliza Preston of 2 North Town Terr., Taunton, 1884; Wm.Trott of Hopkins Farm, Bishop Lydeard, farmer, 1884; Edw.Houlditch of Bableigh, Landkey, Devon.esq., 1884; Eliz.Grove formerly of Thorn Falcon, then Aisholt, then of Plymouth, widow, 1868, 1879; Nathaniel Newnham of Wilton, Cdr. R.N., 1870; John Slocombe of Taunton,gent., 1870; Harriet Davis of Gaulden, Tolland, widow, 1870; Anna Ferris Jeffreys of Dawlish,Devn, wid., 1885; Alice Chappell of Minehead, sp., 1886; Nich.Bruford of Tolland.yeo., 1886; Letitia Longman Hole of New Cross, Kingsbury Episcopi, widow, 1885, cod. 1887; Sarah Stone Hurford of Pitminster, Cott. Pitminster.sp., 1888; Sarah Ann Steevens of Taunton,wid.1888.

Misc.unrelated wills  DD\DP/68/6  1751-1876

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Of John Bampfylde of Hestercombe, esq., dat.1742, cods.1742, 1748, pr.1751; Hen.Morrish form. of Cothelstone, then of Wembdon, yeo., dat 1817, cod.1818, pr.1818; Menzies Duncan of Wild Oak, Trull, esq., dat.1819, cods.1823-24, pr.1825; Fanny wife of Geo. Fred.Pasmore of Exeter, dentist, dat.1876.

Misc.documents  DD\DP/68/7  1790-1839

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Incl.mortgage by Edw.Cox of Hillfarrence, yeo, and his dau. Patience Bourman, wid., heirs of Cox's sister Patience Savage of West Monkton, of Lockett Farm, Exton (1790); conveyance of tithes on house and garden (part of New Inn) in Wilton by wm.Kinglake to Sam.Granger of Taunton, linendraper (1811); papers re Mary Sweet of Sweet's [now Castle] Hotel, Taunton (1839); copy letter to John Roberts of Knowle, Bristol (1817).

Box 69  [no ref. or date]

Misc.unrelated draft deeds of apprenticeship  DD\DP/69/1  1837-63

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W.Woodlane s.Wm.Woodland of Taunton, banker, to Edwards Beadon, solicitor, as articled clerk (1837); John Edw.Viret of Nether Stowey to Rich Carver of Wilton, architect (1840); Hen.Granstoun Adams s. Lt.Gen.Sir George Pownall Adams of Beckingtgon House to Edwards Beadon and Henry Sweet as articled clerk(1844); Thos.s.Mary Woolgrove of liminster to Rich.Carver and Chas.Edmund Giles of Taunton, architects(1845); Edw. s.Cdr.Mathew Liddon, R.N., of Colyton to Henry Liddon of Taunton, surgeon(1848); George Herberts. Charlotte Vincent of West Parley.Dors., wid. to John Stevens of Taunton, tailor(1849); Hubert s. Eliz.Bower Bower of Exeter to Fred.May of Taunton, bookseller and stationer (1851); Robet s. Benjamin Calbreath of Taunton, mason, to Rich.Carver of Wilton.architect (1852); Wm.s.Hen.Liddon of Taunton, surgeon, to his father (1853); Edw. s. William Shewbrooks of Taunton, builder, to Rich.Carver of Wilton, architect (1856); Arthur s. Daniel Young of Nailsworth, co. Gloucester, yeo., to John Leversedge of Taunton, land agent (1863).

Misc. unrelated draft bonds  DD\DP/69/2  1850-1881

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Incl. on sale of Otterford Farm and mill. bought by Thomas Melhuish Cousins of Witheridge, gent. (1850); re.Lye Farm in Yarcombe, Devon (1853); re. house in King Street, Carmarthen (1857); re. will and estate of Isabella Georgina White formerly of Taunton, sp. [killed in Indian Mutiny at Cawnpore] (1858,1861); re. will and estate of James Radford of Bathpool, West Monkton, gent. (1867); re. lease of Thornwater Farm, Thorne Falcon, by J.E.Anderdon to Francis Payne Govier (1871-2); re liquidation of Taunton Water Works Co. (1877).

Draft bonds  DD\DP/69/3  1836-49

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Incl. re Charlton Farm, Creech St. Michael, property of Thomas family (1846); re cottage, barn and blacksmith's shop in Pitminster (1847); debts and family of Jas. Lackington Rice of Taunton, brick and title maker (1849).

Misc.unrelated draft powers of attorney  DD\DP/69/4  1840-1849

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Incl. to surrender Staceys Plot, Galmington, Wilton (1840); Rev. Temple Walter West of Orchard Portman as legatee of Capt.Balchen Ffolkes West, R.N. (1845); to surrender land in Fons Gorge manor, incl. Canns Field (1841); re mortgage of house on W.side of North Street, Taunton (1843); re settlement of Taunton Gas Light Co. (1846); copyhold premises at Pitminster formerly of Eliz.Marke (1849).

Misc.unrelated draft transfers of mortgage  DD\DP/69/5  1842-49

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Incl. cottage in Capland, Broadway (1842); 2 cottages at Greenway, North Curry (1840); 3 burgages on E.side of Bridge St.(?), North Town, Taunton (1844); new house and lands at Churchstanton, Devon (1846); house called Holmes Lears upon The Ball, etc., in Curland (1847); house and land called New England, Curland(1847); Blackerton and Chiddicombe, East Anstey, Devon (1849).

Correspondence for clients  DD\DP/69/6  1835-45

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Concerning Bristol and Exeter Railway, sales of shares, purchase of lands, etc., with prospectuses, petitions re bill, etc.

Misc. unrelated draft documents  DD\DP/69/7  1850-58

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Incl. disclaimer by J.M. Vibart of Trull under will of Hannah Vanzandt of Netherday House, Bishops Hull, wid.(1850); schedule of deeds [1811-51] of Rich. Frappell's property at Hinton Blewett (1851); schedule of deeds [1796-1852] of houses in Church Square, Taunton, belonging to Thos.Bussell (1852, 1855); declaration re Moses Chorley, John Trood and Eliz.Pyne (nee Trood) and estate called Berrys in Sampford Arundel(1853), entry of Mary Hewitt of Nynehead, wid., to estate in Pitminster tithing (1854), with extr. from will of John Hewett of Alexander Hylton de Cardonnel Lawson and Margaret Vibart [1792-1830] (1854); surrender of allotment of North Down, Otterford (1854); schedule of deeds [1779-1854] of Buckland Farm, Buckland St.Mary (1854); conditions for letting Stapes, Staplegrove (1855); schedule of deeds of house in Wilton [1847-54] of Edward Francis Goldsworthy (1856); schedule of deeds [1796-1856] of the brewery, etc., East Reach, Taunton (1856); schedule of deeds [1821-58] of Henry Sutton's house in North Street occ. by Mr.Slocombe (1858).

Misc. unrelated draft agreements.  DD\DP/69/8  1842-49

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Incl. to repair farm at Blacklands, from Rich.Wake (1842); re next presentation to Wilton Church before Rev.Dr.Jas.Cottle and Rev.John Ward Spencer (1843); contract for sale of cottages called Rock Cottage, West Monkton by Lorenz Christian Lasson of Denmark, tavernkeeper, and wife Sarah(nee Magnificent) to Edmond Walter Rundell of Monkton House (1849); for lease of Binham Farm, Old Cleeve by John Halliday to John Oatway of Dunster (1844); contract to supply Taunton street lamps with gas by Thos., Fred., and Chas. Lake of Taunton, gas manufacturers (1844); for sale of 2 cottages in West Buckland by John Hagley to Jas.Shattock of Bishops Hull (1844); agreement to build parsonage of Kentisbury with Thos. and John Davy of Barnstaple, with specification (1844); lease of messuage in North St., Taunton by John Clarke, saddler, to John Christopher Easton, grocer (1847); contract for sale of Wheatleigh Lodge and Broadlands Meadow, Wilton, by John Stephens to Capt.Geo.Alex.Barber (1847); lease of Cornish's Farm, Pitminster, by John Bluett to Chas.Stone of High Ham(1848); lease of Haydwood Farm, Taunton St.Mary, by Bond family of North Petherton to Chas.Harman of Ruishton (1848); to build a farmhouse, etc. at Kilve Farm, Kilve, by Isaac Walford of Stogursey, builder, formerly burned down (1849); lease of Cotford Farm, Bishops Lydeard, by Hugh Welman Helyar to Edw.Bond (1849); lease of Netherclay Farm, Thurlbear, by Rev.John Badcock to Rich.Burrough (1849); for sale of house at Shoreditch, Pitminster, by Jos.Durk to Henry Durk; re use of St.James churchyard, Taunton, by St.Mary 's parish [during cholera outbreak] (1849); lease of Cockpit late Hallidays by Eliz.Compton to John Burge (1849).

Misc. unrelated draft documents  DD\DP/69/9  1820-49

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Incl. partnership as sil mercers and drapers in shop in Fore St.and Hammet St. between Chas, Baker of West Buckland and Rob.Gibbs of West Bagborough (1840), and dissolution of partnership (1848); appointment of new trustees of Richard Huish's charity, Taunton (1840); composition by creditors of Rob.Cook of Taunton. linen draper (1841); re premises at Prymore, North Petherton held by Beadon family (1842); nomination of Rev.J.W. Spencer as perp.curate of Wilton (1843); surrender by Thos., Fred., and Chas. Lake to trustees of Taunton Gas Light Co. of lease of Taunton Gas Works (1845); disentailment of Pincombe farm in Wiveliscombe and Milverton, part of Nunnington manor, by Jane Winter of Taunton (1846); presentation of Rev.Wm.Hen, Harvey as rector of Riddington (1820); lease of real and assignment of personal estates of Rev.John Badcock of Taunton (1949).

Misc. unrelated draft leases  DD\DP/69/10  1850-54

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Incl. Moor, Splatt and Porter's farms in Taunton St.Mary and West Monkton to Rob.Wright (1850); Bouberhill Farm and lands in Bampton, Devon by Badcock family to Mr.Leigh (1851), and to John Dowy (1852); shop and workshops in East St., Taunton, by Jacobs family to Rich.Gibbings, coachbuilder (1851); house on N.side of Mary Street, Taunton, by Baddock family to Eliz.Sherwill (1850); Prockters and Jeanes's farm, West Monkton, by Ann Thomas to Wm. Wyatt (1851); Coombe Head farm, Bampton, Hen.Baddock to Chas.Goring Lewis (1851); Haydwood farm, Taunton St.Mary, Bond family to Chas.Harman (1851); Crockfords Farm, Bampton, by Badcock Family to John Davey (1852-53); Ball Ground [...] Pikes, Bampton, Badcock to John Davey (1852); Longforth farm in Wellington and West Buckland, Ann Thomas to Jas.Burston Corner (1852); Ridge estate and Hooklands, Thorne St.Margaret, Edw.Houlditch to Edw.White (1852); Giles's Hotel, Tap, billiard room, Castle Green, Taunton, by Reb.Mattock to Isaac Daniel (1852); house and shop on E.side of North St., Taunton, by Chas.Sutton to Edw.Slocombe (1853); Poole Farm, Hilverton, John Chard to John and Jas.Ellett (1853); Broom & Tremhaide farm, cos. Monmouth and Hereford, by Rev.John Eagles to Jas.Long (1853); Osbaston Farm, Monmouth, Rev.John Eagles to Rob.Morrish and Geo.Matthews (1853); Blackerton and Cherricombe farm, East Anstey, Devon, John Hammet Beadon to John Hill (1853); Ford and Higher Ford, Wellington, Wm.Jas.Gifford to Simon and Fred.Lane (1853); Bullenshay farm, Thurloxton and North Petherton, F.C.Harrison to Jos. and Jas. Leakey Baslett (1843); Hunts Path estate and pt. Manleys, West Buckland (1854); shop on W.side of Parade, Taunton, R.W.Alton to Geo.Abraham, ironmonger (1854); shop on Fore St., Taunton, Wm.Court to John Babbs, mercer (1854); shop on Fore St., Taunton, by John Stephens to Rich. Wm.Alton and Rich.John Alton (1854).

As last (draft leases)  DD\DP/69/11  1855-68

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Incl. Tregwens and Trerose, Davidstow, Cornwall, Rev.Chas.Barter Sweet to Hen.Jose (1855), and to Chas.Perkin (1857); no.89, East St., Manchester Sq., Middix., Beadon family toi Geo. Lovett (1855); Yarde 16ac. Taunton St.James, R.G.Badcock to Wm.Trood (1855); Dowseland Farm, Taunton St.Mary, Rev.Wm.Fred.Bryant to Thos.Alven Bryant (1857); Hilmore House, Bishops Hull, Dr.Edw.Liddon to Geo.Isaacs (1857); Longforth Farm, Wellington and West Buckland, Rev, W.W.Pulman to Jas.Burston Corner (1857); Kennyhall estate, Lewannick, Corns., Rev.Chas. Barter Sweet to Sam.Jenkin (1858); pt. of last, to Wm.Sambells (1858); South Coombe Farm, Morebath, Devon, Rob.Beadon to Rob. & Thos, pine (1858); 12 Hammet St., Taunton, Mrs.Jane Bluett to Emily Stansell, sp. (1858); Snail Cot tenement, Bampton, Hen.Badcock to Rich.Bowden (1859); Lower Bowbier Hill and Crockfords, Bampton, John Badcock to Jos Pearse Cape (1859); shop on E.side North St., Taunton, John Clarke to John Christ. Easton (1859); Okehills, Taunton St. James, Rob.Beadon to John Hewitt (1860); iron mines in St.Thos. The Apostle, Cornwall, Rev.Chas. Barter Sweet to Sam.Kenkin (1863, 1866); lands in Bampton, Devon, Hen, Badcock to John Irowey Periam (1863); Horwell Trebursie and Broom Down tenement, Trebursie, St. Thos. The Apostle, Cornwall, Rev. Geo. Sweet to John Curtice (1866); Gravel Pit Plot and Brewers Mead. Taunton St. James and Staplegrove, R.G.Badcock to John Brewer Saunders (1868).

As last (draft leases)  DD\DP/69/12  1869-83

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Incl. closes in Wellington, Rev.Han.Chas. Seller to Caroline Handford, wid.(1869), to O.G. Walter (1872); to Wm. and Emas Shutter (1875); Stanborough Farm and cottage, Old Cleeve, John Govett to Amos Tudball jun. (1870); three rooms pt. of London Hotel, Taunton, for West Somerset Club, Sam. Cleave Tyack to Chas. Jeffries Allen (1870); Middle Pyelands Meadow, Burlescombe, Devon, Rich, John Alton to Geo.Salter (1870); 35 North St., Taunton, Chas.Slocombe (for other share holders) to John Ambrose Dyer (1870); 12 Mount St., Taunton, Wm.Armstrong to E.S. Phillips (1871); Turks Head Inn, St.James St., Taunton, Chas.Slocombe and John Kingsbury to Jas. Jollop Pleace (1871), and to Warrenne Fitzwarren (1874); County Inn, Upper High St., Taunton, Eliz.Northcott to Charlotte Summerhayes, wid. (1871); Kingdons Trebursie in Lewannide; Corwall, Rev.Geo.Sweet to John Curtice (1871-72); Trevallett estate, St.Thos. The Apostle, Cornwall, Rev. Geo. Sweet to Wm.Gynn (1872); Stoford House, Bradford-on-Tone, J.H.Warre to Joel Evered (1872); Sandfield House and Cottage, Sampford Arundel, Rev.Geo.Sweet to Cuthbert Rob.Buckle (1872). and to Charlotte Smith (1880); Hoelands Lodge (newly erected), Trull. Thos, Penny to Hen, Jeffries Badcock (1873); New Mill, hose, Luxborough, Ambrose Goddard Lethbridge to [blank] (1873); Nerralls Farm, Canal Cottage, Lees Cottage, Cheddon Fitzpaine, J.H.Warre to Rob.Bruford (1874); new clubroom, Castle Green, Taunton, Sydneyt Wm.Hitchock to members (1874); Butchers Farm, Luxborough, Frances Lethbridge to Edw.Lethbridge (1875); Winsbear Farm, Wellington, Wm.Thomas to John Gamlin (1875); site of 2 ruined cottages (no.642a), Pitminster, John Goodland (of U.S.A.) and John Goodland Jun. to Jas.Billet (1825); Kestle Farm, St. Thomas The Apostle, Cornwall, Rev.Geo.Sweet to Philip Peardon Parsons (1878); Philpots Meadow, Taunton St.Mary, Rev.Geo.Sweet to Charlotte Standfast (1878), and John Standfast (1862); Court House, West Monkton, Flora Evelyn Meade King to Nathaniel Eyre Robbins (1883).

Draft lease  DD\DP/69/13  1829-32

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Of 1/8th of 1/9th of a tenement in Trewren fields, Madron, Cornwall, manor of Trembetho, Frances Southwood to Men.Coulson (1829), with correspondence (1829-32).

Misc. estate correspondence  DD\DP/69/14  1802-24

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With John Roberts of Bristol for his property near Taunton, incl. drafts for enclosure of Mount Field.

Misc.papers  DD\DP/69/15  1839

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Re financial difficulties of Mary Sweet of Sweets Hotel (now Castle Hotel). Taunton.

Box 70  [no ref. or date]

Probate and copy of will  DD\DP/70/1  1712-1825

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Of Maris Price of Bristol,sp.dat. and pr.1822, corresp. (1822-25), bankbook, pocket book (1809-20), executor's accounts, stocks (1794-1815), corresp. re loan (1816-17), bankruptcy commission agst. Wm.Wilcox of Bristol. coachmaker (1712).

As last (Maria Price)  DD\DP/70/2  1810-31

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Legacy receipts, payment orders, medical and funeral bills, stamp duty, etc. (1820-21); misc.collection by Maria Price) of acrostics, poems, personal letters. description of Tour of Lake District and Scotland, mostly undated (1810-22).

Correspondence and papers  DD\DP/70/3  1822-59

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Concerning Maria Price's estate and trust for legatees and charities, incl. Robert of Bristol Asylum for the Blind (1854), society of clergy and sons of the clergy, Bristol (1554)

Papers re Ann Easton of Stokes Croft, St.Paul, Bristol, d.1815  DD\DP/70/4  1780-1817

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(Aunt of Maria Price, above), incl. stocks (1780-1815), bank book (1808-17). legacy duty papers (1815).

Papers re Mary Price of Bristol, widow, (mother of Maria Price, above) d.1811. incl. admon., legacy accounts, etc.  DD\DP/70/5  [n.d.]

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1812

Accounts of Thomas Easton  DD\DP/70/6  1757-69

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(Grandfather of Maria Price as executor of Mary Simkins of Bristol, incl. letter of Thos.Charmbury of Jamaica to his mother in Bristol about putting down a negro rebellion there (1760), "those that was taken we hanged up as fast as we took them or cut their heads off".

Misc.estate papers and correspondence  DD\DP/70/7-8  1829-56

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Of Rev.Chas.Barter Sweet, mainly concerning property and tenants in Cornwall, but incl. mortgages of Lee estates in llminster and Whitelackington, of George Fort of Alderbury House, Wilts. (as heir of Henry Jos.Hounson of Funtington, Sussex, with pedigree of Hounson and Monkhouse families), and sales of Edgcombes or North Tregeare, Tresmeer, Trehummer estate, Tresmeer, Scaddicott in Week St.Mary, all in Cornwall.

Estate papers and correspondence of Road CB Sweet  DD\DP/70/9  1851-56

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Incl. Ilminster advowson, and Henry Jose as tenant of Tregewens and Trerose in Davidstow, Cornwall.

Draft leases of Taunton properties  DD\DP/70/10  1913

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By Town Charity Trustees: Royal Oak Inn, High St., 18 and 18a East Street, 1 St.James St., 16 Fore St.

Case papers.  DD\DP/70/11  [n.d.]

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Papers in case of Queen, on the part of Jos.Caudwell, a moneylender, gst. Herbert Raban s. Col.Wm.Raban of Hatch Beauchamp, at Oxford. [see also DD\DP/41/4,53/5,89/2].1839-40

Papers in case  DD\DP/70/12  1826-36

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Betw. Rev. Hen.Proctor Gale and others agst. Rev.Buckland Bluett of Haygrass House, Pitminster, and others, concerning the property of the late Mrs.Bluett

Papers, postars and correspondence  DD\DP/70/13  1817, 1840-46

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Re farm of James Billet at Pitminste, with copy surrenders (1817) and draft leases (1840, 46).

Draft unrelated leases  DD\DP/70/14  1863-82

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Incl. lands at Otterhampton, Harriet Skinner and Wm.Bruford to Wm.Taylor (1863); Kingdons Trebursie, St.Thomas The Apostle, Cornwall, Rev.Geo.Sweet to Wm.Gynn (1863); Higher Walland Farm, Churchstanton, Devon, Rev.Wm.Sam.Thomas to Wm.Brown (1877); Philpots Meadow, Taunton St.Mary, Rev.Geo.Sweet to Charlotte Standfast (1878); lands in Churchstanton, Devon, Chas. and Joan Harman to John Barton (1878); Hovelands Farm, Trull, Thos, Penny to Martha Morle (1878); Prockters and Jeanes's farm West Monkton and Creech St.Michael, Susanna Eliz. Pulman to Wm, Wyatt (1865): Leycroft Farm, West Monkton, Edw.Liddon to John White (1879); Higher Harel Farm, Clayhidon, Devon, Rev.Walrond Whitter Clarke to Rob.Batstone (1880); Ben Lomond, Trull, Thos.Penny to Rich.John Alton (1880); The Grove, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Daniel Badcock to Jos.Norris (1880); Portmans Acre, West Honkton, Edw.Liddon to John White (1880); 3 Park Villas, Minehead, Emma snow to Ann Bossom Farrow(1882).

Misc. unrelated docts  DD\DP/70/15  c.1800-1904

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Incl. particular of customary lands of Mrs.Jane Procter, widow, farms and lands in Taunton St.Mary and St.James, Ruishton, stoke, St.Mary, Bishops Hull, incl. Moore Farm, Whitehall, Tangiers (n.d. c.1800); letter re J.B.Goodland's title to lands in Buckland St.Mary (1804); sale partic. Spearcey Farm in Pitminster and West Buckland (1920).

Box 71  [no ref. or date]

Misc.deeds and leases  DD\DP/71/1  1663-1852

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Of Sweeting family of Kilve, incl. messuage and lands of Sweeting family of Kilve, incl. messuage and lands at Radlett als. Rodflud in Nether Stowey and Spaxton (1663-74); mess called Lower Hornsey, Spaxton, with cottage and land called Men Croft or Halsey Cross, Over Stowey (1680,1728); discharge re debts of Henry Sweeting decd.(1791); lease of Bartletts, Hudifords and Rains Heads, Lydeard St.Lawrence (1805); discharge by Thos.Robbins of Wells to executors of John Sweeting incl. tenements and lands in Elworthy, Stogumber, Nether Stowey, Lydeard St. Lawrence, Brompton Regis (1817); mortgage of Kilve manor with correspondence, etc. (1830-42); insurance policies (1847-52). lease of Parkhouse or Poor House Farm Butsham, Kilve, to Wm and John Langdon (1844); covenant to produce deeds (1709-94) of James's Barn and closes, part of Binfords, Elworthy, purchased by John Pyke of Fitzhead from Mary widow of Hen.Sweeting of Kilver(1794).

Deeds of closes in Saltmoor, Lyng  DD\DP/71/2  1651-1792

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And (in 1792) of Crampshouse, Mark, incl. copies of court roll (1651,1690) held throughout by Jeane family of West Monkton, with abstract of title to 2 closes [1727-59].

Deeds  DD\DP/71/3  1779-1813

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Of messuage called Northays at Creech heathfield, cottage at Northend, and closes all in Creech St.Michael, Cridland family of West Quantoxhead and Milverton, with Enclosure Act for Creech St.Michael(1813).

Leases and deed  DD\DP/71/4  1823-32

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Re newly erected cottage formerly 2 cottages late Kintons, Curry Rivel, held by Sam.Dare, his widow Mary and their dau. Patience wife of Jas.Sawtell. Conveyance (1832) has schedule of deeds of Curry Rivel manor [1737-1824].

Misc. unrelated deeds and documents  DD\DP/71/5  1544-1877

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Incl. letters patent [poor condition] granting manor of Whetstawe, Lydeard St.Lawrence, and Middyford Wood, formerly of Taunton Priory, with messuage in Godmanston, Dorset, formerly of Cerne Abbey to Joan Sydenham, wid.(1544); list and valuation [fragile] of properties on The Parade Island, Taunton, incl. ll inns, Crabs Castle and Assembly Room, with owners (1769); assignment of £15. annuity by Mary How of Honiton, sp., to Nich. Toler Kingsley of Taunton, esq. (1787); account of debts due from estate of Sir Thomas Gunston to Wm. Mackworth Praed (1806); lease and assignment of 35 North Street (east side), Chas. Slocombe to John Ambrose Dyer, nurseryman, and Ambrose Dyer to Wm. Hockin (1870, 1872); lease of Hele Hill. Bradford on Tone, Betty Pettin to Percy Pettin Easton (1872); lease of house formerly Lowlands, now Uplands, Wilton, by Emily Carver to Sir James Walker of Taunton (1877); agreement by Rich. Lock to pay £20 annuity to wife Sarah, and her agreement with Thomas Lock for £8 annuity [no place] (1876); (fragment) lease of cottage called Little Wagg, Crimchard tithing, Chard by Wm. Soper, schoolmaster, to John Robins (1748); release of legacies under will of Betty Roberts of Taunton by Robert Ryne of St. Woollos, co. Monm., gent., and Louisa Pyne of Clifton, Glos. (184); legacy receipt by Betty Houson under estate of her brother Rich. Phelps (1786); Portman lease of former Staple Inn, Staple Fitzpaine to Thomas Wright (1784).

Agreement. release and misc. papers  DD\DP/71/6  1791-1794

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Re. inheritance of Wm. Davison formerly of Redland, co. Glos., then London, latterly of Milverton, esq., to his son Lt.William Samuel Devison, M.E.I.C., and four daughters, formerly of Milverton, than of bath, with wills of Lt Wm.Sam Davison and wife Dorothes (3rd dau. Thos.Patten of Bank.co.Lancs), both dat.1794 on board Indian Tracer 'off Falmouth'.

Deeds  DD\DP/71/7  1763-81

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Of Wartons Tenement at Moor, Minehead, assigned Geo. Squier of Minehead (latter Badminster), Saddler (1763) and then to Roc.Devonshire (1778) with will of Roc.Devonshire of Minehead, merchant, dat. and pr.1781.

Papers be estates of James Vanzandt and his widow, Hannah  DD\DP/71/8  1850

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Both of Netherclay House, Bishops Hull, and dispute between respective executors with agreement for lease of Netherclay to Emily Jene Collis, wid.

Box 72  [no ref. or date]

Deeds and mortgages  DD\DP/72/1  1819-1832

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Of court Barton estate, Creech St.Michael (1819-25) and of various closes in Creech (1830-32), sold by Thos.Dyer to John Snook in 1825.

Misc. unrelated draft contracts and agreements  DD\DP/72/2  1850-59

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Incl. to indemnify re 6 cottages (formerly Rock Cottage, West Monkton bought by Edmond Walter Rundell (1850), re land nr. French Weir, Taunton St.James (1850); to let West Newton farm, North Petherton to Rich.Hodges(1850); provision for Mary wife of Rich, Burge of Sampford Arundel (1851); to sell 2 cottages in Churchstanton, Dev.(1851); re dilapidations on Trehummer estate, Cornwall (1851); to lease Ridge Farm, Thorn St.Margaret,; Edw.Houlditch to Edw.White (1851); to let Cox's Farm, Trull, Thos, and Jos.Rawle Paramore to Rob.Hewett (1851); re party walls behind nos.9-12 Hammet St., Taunton, Jos.Henderson and Chas, Baker (1851); to let Leigh Furlong, Street, Thos, Penny to John Underwood (1851); to surrender Hyde, Rexhill and Knights, West Monkton, Chas.Dawe to Dr.Francis Warre (1851); indemnity for estate of James Jacobs of Taunton, coachbuilder (1852); to sell Haygrass, Cornish and Duddlestone estates, executor of John Bluett to Thos.Templeman (1852); to let 2 Victoria Terr., Taunton, John Royal Wilkinson to Wm.Chas.French (1852); to sell house and cott. at Holbaines, Sampford Arundel, Christ.Fry to Eliz.Fry (1852); to dissolve partnership betw. John and Rob.Gamlin of Lanford Budville, farmers (1852); to occupy Sweethay Farm, Pitminster, Rev.Mugh Welman Melyar to Rob. and John Morrish (1852); to let 5 Victoria Terr., Taunton, John Royal Wilkinson to Augusta Gardiner (1852); re estate of John Bluett of Maygrass (1853); to let cott. nr.Perry Farm, West Buckland, Rob. and Edwards Bedon, Hen, Sweet, to John Smith (1853); to let 2 Victoria Terr., Taunton, J.R.Wilkinson to John James Channon (1853); to let closes in Stoke St.Gregory, Ezra Oare to Bernard Cousins (1853); to produce deed re Hillmore, Bishops Hull, Thos.Besley Tomlin to Rob.Beadon (1833); to sell Woodland Cottage, Woodland House, Prouses, pt.Miltolls, Legge and Andrews's, Quartz Farm. Wellington, John and Estcourt Day to Francis Morsley Robinson (1853); to let Okehills, Taunton St.James, Rob.Seadon to Wm.Weaver Davies (1853); to let cottage at Kingston St.Mary, Eliz.knight to Col. Hen. Lewis Sweeting (1854); to let Haydwood Farm and Lady Mead, Taunton St.Mary, Abraham Beviss Bond and Thos. Bond to John Edwards (1854); contract to build a new rectory at Cheddon Fitzpaine, Wm.Shewbrooks and Rev. Sam.Hope Unwin (1854); to partition coal yard and cottages at Shuttern, Taunton St.Mary, cottages in Taunton St.James, plantation in Spaxton, John and Henry Turle, grocers (1855); to sell messuage etc. on south side of Upper High St., Taunton, Edw. Easton and Thos. Smerdon Cornish to James Northcott (1855); to sell shares in The brewery, East Reach, family of John Eales White (1855); to lease Slapes, Staplegroves, Henry Sutton to Noah Baker (1855); to let house adj.Britannia Inn (late Gold Diggers Arms), East Reach, Taunton, Hen.Liddon and Fred.May to Thos.Templeman (1856); re rent for Tregewen and Trerose, Davidstow, Cornwall, Hen.Jose and Rev.C.B. Sweet (1856); contract to build entrance lodge at Coombe Head, nr. Bampton, Devon, Rich Gale to Hen. Badcock (1856); to sell house in Fore St., Taunton, Matthew Havilland to Hen.Sutton (1856); to build new malthouse and farm bldgs. at Narrolls, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Charlotte Bruford to John Ashley Warre (1856); to sell Yeo Gate Cott., High Bickington, Devon, Rev. John Peter Benson and Rich.Manning (1856); to let Holway Cottage, nr. East Reach, Taunton, Hen.Liddon and Fred.May to Henry House (1856); to let Gardeners Arms Inn. East Reach, Hen.Liddon and Fred.May to Aaron Quick (1856); to let Gotten Farm, West Monkton, John Hammet Beadon to John Bucknell (1856); to let Gardeners Arms Inn, East Reach, and closes behind, Hen.Liddon and Fred. May to Wm.Norman (1856); indemnity re estate of Sam.Chave of Taunton, silversmith, E.F. and Eliz.Goldsworthy to John Kingsbury (1856); to let Kitchen garden of Abbey House, Glastonury, Dame Anne Lethbridge to Rob.Wm.Fear(1856); re repairs to Longforth and Troakes, Wellington, James Burston Corner to Rev.W.w.Pulman (1857); to sell lands in Taunton St.James, John Young to Rob. Gibson Badcock (1858); to sell lands in Taunton St.James and Bishops Hull, John Halliday to Joel Hardwill (1858); for sureties for Hen.Davis. builder, in rebuilding tower of St.Mary Magdalene, Taunton (1858); to let Waldron's and Hatches farms Ashbrittle, Jas.Stoate to Wm.Wright (1858); to sell house on S.side East Reach, Hen.Liddon and Fred.May to Amelia Rowsell(1858): to let cott. and land at Greenway, West Monkton, John Hammet Beadon to Jas.Burge (1858); to sell 2 cottages at Flaxpitt, Pitminster, Thos.Perry to a.g.Lethbridge ('859); to sell next presentation to rectory of Northleigh, Devon, Dr.Wm.Marwood Kelly for Rev.Hen.Peter Daniell to Lt.Col.Fred.Wm.Todd (1859); indemnity for estate of Dame Anna Priscilla Lethbridge of Glastonbury (1859); re tenancy by Wm.Court of house in North St., Taunton (1859); to let house in Bridge St., Taunton, Jas.Parsons Gadd to Thos.Halse (1859).

As last (draft agreements and contracts)  DD\DP/72/3  1860-84

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Incl. contract for additions and repairs to Otterford Church, Wm. and Sam.Shewbrooks to Rev.Rich.A.St.Leger (1860); re purchase of house in North St., Taunton, by John Christopher Easton from John Clarke (1860); to let Parkhouse estate alias Poorhouse Farm, Kilve, Thos.Hawkes to Edw.Fownes Luttrell (1860), to let closes in Taunton St.Mary, Rob.Beadon to Roc.Buttle.(1860); to mine in St.Thomas The Apostle, Corwall, Rev.Chas.Barter Sweet to Jos.Gilbert Martin (1860); to let Trinity Church School. Taunton, Rev.Fred.Smith to Rev.Wm. Bethune Dusautoy (1860); to let National School, Wellington, Eliz.Pulman to Rev. Jas.Harris (1860); to sell land in Staplegrove, Thos. Fisher to John Steevens (1860); to let house in Norton Fitzwarren, Maj.Ellis James Charter and others to Hen.Hewett (1861); to sell next presentation as Vicar of Wellington and West Buckland, Susanna Eliz.Pulman to Rich.Eales (1862); to let lands at Batheaston adj. Middlesex House, Sarah Goddard and Jane Fisher to Edwin Yesey (1862); to let French Weir Field, Taunton St.James, John Halliday to Hen.Sansome (1862); to sell old Gas Works, South St., Taunton, Rob.Herniman to John Ridge (1862); re mortgage of Milliken Hall, Bishops Hull, Major Hen.Wm.Rawlins to Jas.Cork (1862); to let orchard in Bampton, Devon, Hen.Badcock to Rob.Rendell (1863); contract for alterations and additions to Elm Field, Taunton St.Mary, Wm.Smith to Dr.Jas.Hurly Pring (1863-64); re sale of Rose Cottage, Taunton St. James by Maria Fickers to Thos.Harcourt (1863); to let closes called Cockpit and late Hallidays, Taunton St.James, Susanna Compton to Wm.Lea Foster (1863); re. title deeds [1783-1844] of Lansham Farm, Wambrook, Dors. [now Somerset], sold by Abraham Bevis Bond to Thomas Palmer Deane (1864); sale of land Haines Hill, Wilton, by Harriet Carver to John Woolfrey jun. (1864); sale of lands of 10¾ ac. meadow nr. mount Terrace. Taunton St. Mary, R.G. Gibson and Henry Liddon to Convent, Silver Street (1864); contract to build house and outbuildings at Heatherton and Pitt Farms in Bradfors on Tone and West Buckland. George Pollard to Alex. Wm. Adair (1864); to let closes in Creech St.Michael, Rev. Francis Warre to George Drew (1864); sale of cottage at Greenway, West Monkton, Rev. Rich. John Beadon to Hen. Batten, (1865); to let Monkton House, West Monkton, Edmund Anderson Shuldham to Hugh Rockett (1865), and to Wm. John Potts Chatto (1865); to sell chemists stock at 47 North Street, Taunton, Wm. Tunnel Kite to John pearse (1865); contract to build new almshouses in Magdalene Street, Taunton, for Huish's Charity trustees, by John Spiller (1866); contract to build double cottage, etc, in Chargot Wood, Luxborough, Geo.Fouracre for Ambrose Goddard Lethbridge (1866); to surrender part of farm house and land at Corfe by Alice Hurford Gothard to Thos.Stone (1867); contract to build house, etc., at Kestle, St.Thomas The Apostle, Cornwall, by Wm.Burt for Rev.Geo.Sweet (1867); specification and contract for building work at County Inn. Shuttern, Taunton St.Mary by Wm.Marks and Jas.Hurtnell for Eliz.Northcott (1869): surrender of Newcombes, Luxborough by Wm.Lucas to Ambrose Goddard Lethbridge (1868); to let East Reach Brewery, East Reach, Taunton St.James, John Kingsbury to Chas.Davis (1868); to sell the Twelve Acres, Staplegrove, Thos.Fisher to John Steevens (1868); contract for erection of stable and other buildings at West Newton, North Petherton, Wm.Shewbrooks for J.H.Warre (1868); to let Strongs Moors; Wootton Courtney, Lucy and Jas.Hole to John coles (1869); to let Overton Farm, West Monkton, Edmund Anderson Shuldham to Jasper Woodhouse Culverwell (1870); to let premises on S.side of East St., Taunton, John Bartlett to Alfred Stansell (1870); contract to re-roof Prockters Farmhouse, West Monkton, Jas Wood for Susanna Eliz.Pulman (1870); re settlement betw. John Steevens, cabinet maker, and Sarha Ann, his wife, dau. John Slocombe, of Taunton (1871); to sell business of boot and shoemaker in High St., Taunton. Fanny Hooper (widow of Samuel, for her son Samuel Bond) to George Bond (1871); to let shooting over Combe Row Farm, Old Cleave, A.C. John Brice to.Lethbridge to Jos.Gatchell (1871.1873); to let Thornwater Farm, Ruishton and Greech St.Michael, John Edmund Anderson to Francis Payne Govier (1872); for use of part of house in High Street, Ounster, of Math.Masters, as bank by Badcock family (1872); re cost of alterations to Heatherton Grange (formerly The Black Lion). Bradford-on-Tone, John Brice to Alex.Wm.Adair (1872); to build a club-room on Castle Green betw. Dyme House and Billiard Room, Sydney Wm.Hitchcock and group of gentlemen (1873); to let Higher Gatchell, cottage and land, Trull, Wm. Thomas to Rev.Wm.Arthur Allen, rector of Angersleigh (1873); contact to erect buildings at Lower Stoford Farm, Bradford-on-Tone, John Moss and Rob.Rendell for John Hen.Warre (1874); to let New Mill, Luxborough, A.G.Lethbridge to Benj. Phillips (1873); contract to build house at Cophold, Brompton Regis, Thos. How for A.G.Lethbridge (1873); covenant re new water wheel on Tregewen and Trerose, Davidstow, Cornwall, Rev.Wm.Fort Sweet and others with Sam. and Geo.Perkin (1873); to sell closes in Creech St. Michael, Jas. Heard Pulman and Henry Sweet to Sommervile family (1874); contract for building schoolhouse, Luxborough, Caleb Pollard for A.G.Lethbridge (1874); contract to build cottage at Almoor Farm, Exton, Thos. How for A.G.Lethbridge (1874); contract for alterations to Poole farmhouse, Luxborough, Caleb Pollard for A.G.Lethbridge (1874); to surrender leases for Timewells tenement in Burlescombe, Devon, Geo. Salter to Rich. John Alton (1874); to sell lands on Blagdon Hill, Pitminster, Andrew Quicke and John Walter Saville to John Wm. Mellor (1875); to let cottage [tithe no. 34] and land, Cheddon Fitzpaine, John Hen, Warre to Wm. Sellick (1875); payment of annuity, Prew family of Beer Crocombe and West Monkton (1876); contract for alterations to 75 Wood Street, Taunton, Thos. Penny for Chas. Sealey (1876); to surrender Lower Stoford Farm, Bradford on Tone, Mrs. Dunham to John Hen. Warre (1877); contract for buildings at Bishops Hull, Thos, King and John Moss for Wm. Blake (1877); to let 12 Bath Place, Taunton, Edw. Musgrave Beadon and others to Wm. Walker (1877); to let room in 11 Hammet St., Taunton, Hen. and Hen.Chas.Sweet to Jas.May (1877); re payment for works at West Newton Farm, North Petherton, Wm.Jeane Colman and John Hen.Warre (1878); similar at Nerrols Farm, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Rob.Bruford and J.H.Warre (1878); to let house betw. East St. and Magdalene St., Taunton, Mary Beadon to Fred.Alfred Trenchard (1866) [altered to lease of house, etc. at Upper cheddon, Cheddon Fitzpaine, J.H.Warre to Maria Eland Knight and Helen Knight (1878)]; contract for alterations to Langaller Farmhouse, Creech St.Michael, Wm.Fry and Geo.Leach for Susanna Eliz.Pulman (1878); mortgage of land at The Mount, Taunton, Hen.Davis to Messrs.Sweet (1879); to sell no.16 Silver Street, Taunton, Sam.Wood to John White (1879); contract for supplying tents, etc. for Royal Agricultural Soc.'s show at Taunton by John Unite (1880); mortgage of site of two new houses in STaplegrove Rd., Taunton, Alfred John Spiller to Hen.Sweet (1880); contract for alterations to Leycroft Farm, West Monkton, Joun Southey for Edw.Liddon(1880); contract for building cottage at Lees, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Samuel and John Pleass and Edwin Gardiner for J.H.Warre, W.H.Grease, architect (1880); to let cottages at Cheddon Fitzpaine, J.H.Warre to Geo.Tucker (1881), and to John Rice (1882); to let 10 East Reach, Taunton, John Kingsbury to Rev.Wm.Barton Caparn (1882); to let cottage at Husk or Church Lane. Frithelstock Devon, Susanna E.Pulman to Eli Whittock (1884).

Partnership  DD\DP/72/4  1840-1848

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Betw. Ches.Baker of West Buckland and Rob.Gibbs of West Bagborough as silk mercers and drapers in premises in fore St. and Hammet St., Taunton, (1840) and dissolution of same on retirement of Gibbs (1848).

Probate of will  DD\DP/72/5  1801, 1816

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Of Wm.Craze of Taunton St.Mary, dat. 1800, pr.1801; exemplification of Common Recovery ne 2 messuages, mill and lands in Creech St.Michael with Rectory (1816).

Box 73  [no ref. or date]

Bundle of leases for a year (found tied).  DD\DP/73/1  1657-1746

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Incl. messuages in Northam, Abbotsham, Burrington, etc. with rectory vicarage and advowson of Burrington, Devon (1657); messuages called Beare Worlington and Larrahowse, Instow, Devon (1659), messuages called Hill, Salles Park, Lamapark, Hill als. Bragghill. Potters Park, in Burrington, Devon (1681); rents of free tenants of Barnpocle manor, Crockers, Tenement in High Bickington, Venn House and Poole Bayley, Burrington (1689); manor of Milverton and Garnivalsweek, rent of £136.1s.4d. from Fremington manor, West Yeolland in Fremington, Beare Worlington and Larrahowse in Instow, messuages in Barnstaple Devon (1690, 1753-54); messuages, etc. in Westhels als. Westhelland, Fremington (1692); manor and capital mess. of Hansford in Ash Reigny and Burrington (1693, 1718); house on W.side Allhallows Street, Bideford (1696, 1728), moiety of messuages, etc. in High Bickington and Atherington (1718); manors or reputed manors of Northam, Witheridge, Hansford, rectories of Witheridge and Burrington, with properties there and in Winkleigh, Romansleigh, Walkleigh (1746). Mostly concerning Melhuish and Awse families.

Misc.deeds, incl. fines and recoveries  DD\DP/73/2  1572-1728

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Re lands called Northolmes als. Northames in Wellington (1609, 1614, 1615) with lease by Francis Popham to John Thomas of same and other lands in Westford tithing, Wellington Landside manor (1728); marr.settl. of Robert Salter, yeo., and Grace Wood, of Callway tenement, West Buckland, and closes in Wellington (1638); lease for year of Peesehay of 4ac., Wellington, John Bluett to John Thomas (1719); case to recover advowson of Wellington by Francis Popham agst. bishop of Bath and Wells and Thos.Francis, citing precedents from 16th century (c.1720); lease for 10,000 years of various tenements in West Monkton by John Powle to earl of Wiltshire, to Rich.Warre of Hestercombe, with the Church House, 'newly builded 60ft. by 50ft.' and close at Knoll for a parish quarry (1572); marriage settl. of John Mathewe als. Prockter, s. Philip, of West Monkton, and Honor d. John Gale of Staplegrove, tenement in Langaller, Creech St.Michael (1647), with lease by John Mathew als. Prockter to Geo.Dibble (1648); conveyance by Gilb.Paige to Nich.Dennis and Rich. and Geo.Musgrave (1665); fine of manor of Frithelstock, Devon, Peter Glubb jun. v. Roger and Eliz.Dene (1723).

Misc.deeds and leases of Creech St.Michael  DD\DP/73/3  1672-1759

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Incl. manorial leases of 6ac. called Northayes with new house thereon, to Mary d.John Hodge (1672), of messuage and 14½ac. called Riccards(?), to Reynold Tayler (1748), closes part of Thornes tenement and Widow Moors copyhold, and of closes called Long Poplars, to Geo.Cox, tanner (1755), and to same of messuage and 32 ac. called Lights (1759); mortgage by Wm.Nutt to Ren.Collens of house and cottage called Harrists Hay, excepting two other cottages (1690); lease for 1yr. by Sir Francis and John.Warre to Col.Hen.Hawley, of capital messuage, farm, demesnes, advowson, and rectory of Creech St.Michael, rectory of Ruishton, Hilberts als. Filberts Mills and Creech Custom Mills (1706); mortgage by Ephraim England to John Culverwell of closes called Slades nr.Creech Heathfield (1738); edmon. of Wm.Taylor of Creech St.Michael (1742).

Shrievalty of Somerset  DD\DP/73/4  1745, 1760

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Late Sheriff Edw.Clarke delivers goal and prison, prisoners, current writs, precepts and defendants (listed) to successor sheriff, Francis Newman (1745); appointment by Sir Wm.Yeo., St., of Taunton St.James of John Furnival of Taunton St.James, gent., as Undersheriff (1760).

Misc.deeds and documents of Taunton  DD\DP/73/5  1630-1865

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Incl. mortgage of flesh shamble or standing in Taunton Market Place, John Clarke jun. to John West (1630); mortgage assignment of messuage of 2 houses, closes called Grassgrove, Taunton St.James, by Thos.Grove, apothecary (1704), endorsed 'The Barr House'; mortgage assignment of cottage in Middle Street, and cottage in middle of East STreet, Taunton, of Sam.Maynard, whitebaker, by Wm.Collard, bricklayer (1745); mortgage assignment of messuage and burgage on N.side of Fore Street, held by Tanner family (1730); apprenticeship indenture of Thos.Horsey of Taunton, yeo., son of Frances, to Thos.Bryant of Taunton, tailor (1756); mortgage assignment of messuage on E.side of High Street, Taunton, held under feoffees of Town Lands, Thos.Dight, joiner, to Sam.Bartlee, sergemaker (1760); detailed rental of Holway hundred, Taunton Deane manor, incl. tithings of Holway, Ruishton, Henlade, Stoke, Woodland, Chipley, Galmington, Wilton Free Holmes, Extra Portam (1742), with later notes to 1760 indicating held by Burridge family; mess. formerly London Inn, near site of High Cross in fore St., Taunton, with cottage at lower end of Hocular Green and closes called Broadfield als. Ludworthy adj.Stoward Lane Head, etc. in West Buckland, lease for a year by John Hurcombe, grocer, to Wm.Spiller, ironmonger and Wm.Thomas (1775); plea in case of Lewis Cogan jun. for drink, liquor, hire of horses and chaises (£1,000) supplied to John Halliday and Wm.Morland at Taunton in 1793 (1794) [defendants were former and future MPs for Taunton]; misc. bond and bills for Emanuel Maynard's house, Taunton (1753-66). Writ of summons agst. John Smith of Llandover, Carmarthen, for money owed as lessee of tolls of Taunton Turnpike Trust (1865).

Conveyances  DD\DP/73/6  1736, 1750

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Of newly erected messuages on E.side of Water Lane and S. side of Printing House Lane, Blackfriars, London, lands of Richard Huish's Charity in Taunton, to new trustees (1736, 1750).

Misc. deeds  DD\DP/73/7  1732-58

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Of Thurlbear property, incl. assignment of Middle Downes of 20ac. by Jas.Pyke to William Burridge (1732); settlement of Heale tenement and messuage and closes at Nethercliffe, Francis Ball and Wm.Bryant (1735); copy mortgage of messuage and closes formerly of Jas.Pyke, Godwins tenement of 38ac., the Upper House and 21½ac., all in Thurlbear (1758).

Lease of mess. or tenement in Withiel Florey  DD\DP/73/8  1695,1731

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Occ. by Wm.Lydden from John Sanford to Ben) Lydden of Minehead, mariner (1695); and marr. settl. of Benj. Lydden jun. of Withiel Florey and Mary Chead of Cheeon St.Michael of same premises (1731).

Misc.deeds of Devon properties  DD\DP/73/9  1696-1781

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Incl. house on W.side of Allhallows Street, Bideford, Dan Darrecott to Edm.Small (1696); house (now 2 houses) on S.side of Maiden Street, Bideford, Barthol. Shanton, fallow chandler, to Rob.Willys, sen. ironmonger, (1702), mortgage of same, then 2 houses. Wm.Willis, mariner, to Eliz.Pitts, wid. (1725); assigned by Eliz.Pitts to Jas.Awse (1733); copy will Robert Willis sen. of Bideford, blacksmith, dat. and pr. 1706; messuage in Mill Street, another in New Buildings Bideford, Thos.Balle, Sheriff of Devon, to John Vigners (1726); 2 messuages and land in Abbotsham and Bideford, t use of John Marks (1719); Salterleigh, Barton, Long Park, Oakfords Cottage in Salterleigh, mortgage by Wm.Mellhuish to Rev. Wm. Hatherly of Kenton (1754); messuages called Towwell als Well and Mill with coppice, Harris's Plot in George Nympton, Mary Melluish to Eliz. Awse, with covenant to produce deeds by Hen. Stevens [1588-1776] (1781); schedule of deeds, 1689-1742, of tenements called Shutley and chief rent of Barn Pool Manor.

Misc. vouchers and accounts  DD\DP/73/10  1736-1826

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Of Burridge family of Stoke St. Mary (1822-1824, 1826), with note of perambulation (n.d.) and page from account book (1736-1738).

Misc. legal papers (?of Thos. Carew of Crowcombe  DD\DP/73/11  1738-1754

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Incl. conduct of Mr. Carew in defending John Hill als Dodscombe of Huish Champflower agst. Jasper Woodby in case of trespass at Bridgwater Assizes (1739), and evidence in case of debt by Rich. Goodridge, sergemaker, agst. Philip Southey, tanner, for goods and services (c.1754); calligraphy writing book (n.d.).

Misc. unrelated deeds  DD\DP/73/12  1611-1755

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Incl. conveyance of moiety of lands in Huntspill, etc. (endorsed as 'land in the Marsh at Steart'). Hen.Westcome of Hillfarrence to Giles Jennings of Kingstone nr. Yeovil (1611); assignments of parts of the barton of Marwood, Devon, incl. the New House, by reps. of earl of Bath to Geo.Musgrave of Nettlecombe (1664); exemp.common recovery of messuage in Fivehead and Curry Rivel, Edwards family (1668); mortgage of house called Hillocke near Cheslade Marsh in Wembdon with closes in Durleigh and Chilton[Trinity], Thos.Kempland to Wm.Prowse (1670); tenement and the Churchhouse in manor of Church Wanstrow, Wanstrow, lease by Thos.Moore to Hen.Burt (1680); lease for 2,000 yrs. of two houses and land at Payton, Wellington, John Dollings (s.Humphrey, s.Susanna Sulley) to Peter Cape, innholder (1686); assignment of White Hart on S.side of High St., Wellington, Edw.Style, innholder, to Dennis Butley (1699); lease of Proles Tenement of 30ac. in par. and manor of Cast Quantexhead, form, of Agnes Prole, Luttrell to Wm.Dollen (1727); lease of toft or house destroyed by fire and 26ac. in manor of Durston. Francis Meymour to Mary Pocock (1737); lease for 1 yr. of closes in Lyng, Joanna Thorne and Rob.Thorne to Nich.Layer and Eliz.Batchell (1730); mortgage of messuage and land in Thorn Falcon (formerly leased to Rev. Benj. Jouxson of Budleigh, Devon, in 1724). John Lugg to Sam. Brown (1755) extract from printed tract or sermon (n.d.).

Misc. chirographs of fines  DD\DP/73/13  [n.d.]

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Box 74  [no ref. or date]

General papers concerning Taunton Market Trust  DD\DP/74/1  1835-1844

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Mainly re. appeals by trustees against rates levied on trust property in Bishops Hull, incl. briefs, cases for opinions, etc. (1836-1844), with elevations and sections of Fish Market and 'Portico' adjoining (n.d.), draft lease of Portico to Thos. Hill (1836), cases re. granting licenses for butchers' shops (1835), Act for repairing Taunton roads (1840), correspondence (1836-43).

Copy deeds  DD\DP/74/2  1794

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To moiety of Home Risk with wharf adjoining and close of 14ac. in Cannington conveyed by Wm.Blackford of Dunster to Hen.How in 1691, by How and mortgagees to John Gardner of Bishops Hull in 1707, and settled by Wm.Gardner on his sons in 1733. [1691-1733].

Accounts and rentals  DD\DP/74/3  1789-1838

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Of manors of Botelett and Treganhawke, mainly in Landreath parish, Cornwall, property of Lethbridge family of Sandhill Park (1789-1838) with printed particular of manor (1790).

Misc. documents  DD\DP/74/4  1797-1843

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Incl. copy will of John Gunston of Bath, gent., dat.1794 (1797); abstracts of title of Rev.John Bishop Beed to a farm in Ruishton [1738-1814] (1816). of commrs. in bankruptcy of James Davey of Bishops Hull to The Four Alls Inn and a new house in Hunts Court [Bath Place], Bishops Hull [1791-1815]; case against John Matthews of Brent or Burnham for stealing bullocks from John Oaten of Corfe, farmer (1813); depositions in case of Rob.Hughes and Rich.Miller v. Jos.Thos.Lockyer and others, taken at Castle Tavern, Taunton (1817); appeal by Norton Fitzwarren agst. Bishops Lydeard in settlement case of Thos.Otrey, born Hillfarrence (1817); case and opinion re Samuel Banfield, clerk to Badcocks bank, Taunton (1843); list of jurers and writ in case agst. parishioners of Creech St.Michael (1811); depositions taken at George Inn, Crewkerne, in case of Benj.Lockyer agst. John. Earl Poulett for nonpayment for repairs to unspecified property (1806).

Deeds of closes called Hobblane and Monktons Cross in West Monkton.  DD\DP/74/5  1643-1716

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Held by Kimpland family, incl. will and inventory of Richard Kimpland of Taunton, grocer, dat.1680, pr.1691, leaving same to wife Dorothy, who married John Wallis of Taunton, barber, whose daughter Mary married Samuel Smith of Taunton, sergemaker and sold same in 1716 to John Thomas of Wellington (1648-1716); deeds of close beside highway from Monkton Cross to Bathpool Bridge and 3ac. near Brittons Aish, West Monkton, assigned to John Prockter of West Monkton in 1716 (1693-1717).

Poll book  DD\DP/74/6  1752

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For election of cohoner to succeed John Goodson, decd., listing freeholders of county and their parishes.

Box 75  [no ref. or date]

Lease of mansion house, and lands of Luckombe Farm, Milverton  DD\DP/75/1  1619,1690

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In manor of Garnivalsweek, by Edw.Warre to Jas. and Barth.Chapell (1619); interrogatories and depositions in case between George Musgrave and John Sanford (and others) re water of Tedbrooke and its use on Luckombe Farm and Pixton Farm, Nynehead (1690); order to Rob.Hunt and Wm.Doble to arbitrate betw. Thos.Warr. and Edw.Clarke re case in Chancery (1674).

Misc. deeds of Creech St.Michael  DD\DP/75/2  1598-1758

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Assignment of messuages and 44ac. by John Brome to John s. John Pooll (1598); deed to lead uses of recovery of capital messuage, demesnes, advowson of Creech St.Michael, rectories and tithes of Creech and Ruishton, Hilberts Mills and Creech Custom Mills, by Francis and John Warre to Wm.Harrison (1705); mortgage assignment of Richards tenement and various closes by Wm. and Sarah Taylor to John Grabham (1742); lease in reversion of messuage and 6ac. adj. Creech Heathfield, by Sir Rob.Keyt to Geo.Cox (1758).

Misc.deeds of various parishes  DD\DP/75/3  1629-1867

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Incl. covenant to levy fine of mansion of Grey Friars, messuage on S.side of High Street, 3½ burgages outside Northgate, messuage in Chapman Row, garden in St.Mary's Street, shop and standing in Shambles or Butcher Row, all in Bridgwater, by George Bond, gent. (1629); mortgage assignment of Crosses tenement with grist mill adj. in Charlinch. by Thos.Kemplan to Susan Estcourt (1657); mortgage assignment of house on S.side of High Street, Wellington, by Edw. Syle, innholder, to Rich.Southey sen. (1696); lease of 2 closes in Kingston [?St Mary] to secure title to messuage abutting W. on Castle Inn, Wellington, by John Bacon to Dennis Lutley (1709); mortgage of Olay tenement in manor of West Mear, parish of West Hatch, by Chas.Coleman to Betty Wansborough (1753); declaration of trust re 18ac. land in Creech St.Michael by Orlando Reeves to John Royal Wilkinson, enclosing schedule of deeds to same and to houses in Victoria Street, Taunton (1845); lease of Timewells tenement and lands in Burlescombe, Devon, R.J.Atton to Geo.Salter (1867); mortgage of 6ac. in Bexley, kent, by John Goodbury to Sam.Browne (1693).

Huish's Charity, Taunton  DD\DP/75/4  1770-1854

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Account book 'no.2', 1770-1800. letter book, 1824-54.

Misc. unrelated draft deeds of covenant  DD\DP/75/5  1840-61

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In support of title and declarations of trust, incl. re house and garden at Pitminster of Geo., Reuben and Hen.Mattock, sone of Eliz., decd, (1840): release of actions over Taunton Deane lands (unspecified), Cornish, Prew and Somerdon families of Kingston St.Mary. Bradford-on-Tone (1840); farm at Hincknoll, Netherbury, Dorset, Sir T.B.Lethbridge to Wm.Geo.Cowdry, schedule of deeds [1790-1819] (1840); deeds to lands in Blagoon tithing, Pitminster parish, Robert Marke to John Liddon (1840), re financial settlement on former marr. of Nicholas Hennessy of Mallon, co.Cork, esq., decd., and his widow Elizabeth nee Manley of Taunton (1840); release of right to ancient lights at Guddridges, Silver Street, Wm. and Mary Ann Line to Rich.Wm.Atton (1840); release re mortgage of copyhold lands in East Curry manor, John Shattock, form. of Wellington and Taunton St.James, then Creech St.Michael, to Sam.Woodward and Thos.Chapman of Taunton St.James (1842); deeds of Taunton Deane lands in Taunton St.James, Waterman family to Geo.Hennet (1842); trust for maintenance of Rich.Staple Chard of Thorn Falcon, son of Sarah Chard of Taunton St.James, widow (1843); re surrender of Hurleys, Bishop Hull, Jos. Daw, Thos. Cole and Thos. Pain to Hen. Mills (1843); Stoke Field, Holway tithing. Taunton St. Mary, Rev. Herbert Randolph to John Woolcot Warren (1843); deeds of house in Fore Street, Taunton, Jas. Bunter to Hen. Powell collins and John Easton (1844); trusts re house in Middle St., Taunton St. James, James Langdon Butter to Wm. Marwood, and others (1844); trusts in personal estate of Edw. Stebbing Gillam of Taunton, Anne Lamborne to Jos. Mountstephens and Rob. Dymond, all of Taunton (1844); deeds [1794-1845] of Upper Blagdon Farm, Pitminster, Bush family to Thos. Coker of Taunton, dentist (1845); covenants re Cleeve Abbey, Old Cleeve, Montague Baker Bere to John Halliday and others (1844); Trusts on surrender of Walfords Farm, Pitminster, Rich. and Eliz. Clarke to Rich. and Wm. Valentine (1845); deeds [1787-1842] of Overton Farm, West Monkton, R.K. Meade King to Edmond Walter Rundell (1845); covenants re. moiety of Yard 6ac. in tithing of Hull, Taunton Deane Manor, John Brown to John Brice (1845); covenants re. former Shoreditch Inn and cottages adj., lately burnt down, Taunton St. Mary, Rev. Geo. Thos. Chamberlaine to Hen. Durk (1846); covenants re. 3 cottages and blacksmith's shop, Pitminster, Orlando Reeves and James Midelton to Jas. Skinner (1847); deeds [1722-1847] of house in North Town [Station Rd.], Taunton St. James, Harriett Poole Marsingall to Wm. Wever (1847); covenants re. Pikes Tenement, Wilton, Wm. Geo. Duncan to Montague Baker Bere (1848); covenants re. 6ac. in Corfe, John Marke to Rob. and Edw. Beadon (1848); deeds [1756-1839] to Sherford Lodge and Haines Hill, Wilton, Frances Spurway to Rich. Carver (1849); release of legacy under will of Mary Hutchins of Blagdon, Pitminster, widow, Rich. and Jane Penny to R.R. Hutchins (184-); deed of Rizdon House and cottages adj., Taunton St. Mary, Wm. Naish to Rich. Turle (1852); deeds [1822-1854] of 'The Chestnuts', S. side Upper High Street, Taunton St. Mary, Wm. Coles to Merelina Moore (1855); deeds [1787-1815] of Uphams als. Uplands, Tolland, John Lendon Hayman to John Cunningham Davis and Geo. Davis (1855); deeds [1802-1827] of Gotten House, West Monkton. and closes at Prymore and Northmoor in North Petherton, John Hammet Beadon to Wm. Beadon (1857); deeds [1840-56] of messuage and Wild Oak Field, Trull, Mary Marke and others to Ambrose Goddard Lethbridge (1858); deeds [1811-58] of Wilton Cottage and 5 cottages [in Fons George], Wilton, Harriet Jeboult and others to Hen. Badcock (1858); deeds [1851, 1860] of Old Gas Works, South Street, Taunton St. Mary (1861).

Misc. unrelated draft deeds  DD\DP/75/6  1840-50

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Mainly mortgages, incl. conv. for sale of Nethercott Farm and mills in Lydeard St. Lawrence and Combe Florey by Thos. Comer (1842); messuage and closes at Blagdon, Pitminster, Marie Bennett to Benj. Wyatt (1841), mortgage of Cardenbrook, Wembdon, by Peter Cornish, brewer, to Edwards Beadon (1840); assignment of mortgage money secured on estates in Colyton, Collumpton, Colebrook and Branscombe, Devon, by Thos. John Winter formerly of Taunton to bankers (1842); mortgage of Hayne Farm in Otterford and Corfe by Edmund Ackland to solicitors (1843); mortgage of Buckland Farm, Buckland St. Mary, by James Gabham to Edmund Ackland (1843); assignment of 2 cottages in Broadway, Rich. Avery to Thos. Bussell (1843); further charge on land at Newcombe Croft als Nycombe, Bridgwater, Ann Gould, wid. to Jane Winter of Taunton, sp. (1843); mortgage of house and lands in Wellington and West Buckland by Wm. Richards and others to John Penn (1843); mortgage of Holmes Lears upon the Ball, Curland, by Rich. Bussell to Mary Mullens Webber and Wm. Webber (1843); mortgage of household goods by Rich. Bridge Crosse of Taunton, grocer, to John Eales White, brewer (1843); mortgage of Glen Cottage, Frithelstock, Devon by Geo. Earle to Henry Liddon and Edward Beadon (1844); mortgage of two houses formerly a mansion house called Milliken Hall, Bishops Hull, by Rev. Hen. Wm. Rawlins to Sarah Blundell and others (1844); assignment of judgement debt by Rich. Bridge Crosse to solicitors (1844); mortgage of close of land at Otterford by Wm.Spiller to Eliz.Hook (1844); mortgage of house and land called New England, Curland, Rob.Bussell to Eliz.Small (1845); mortgage of household goods, John Bluett jun. of St.Johns Wood, Middx., to Eliz. and Maria Bluett of Taunton (1846 and 1847); mortgage of shares in Bristol and Exeter RAilway, Jos.Gibbs of Bishops Lydeard, veterinary surgeon, to Ellen Petronella Brice of Taunton, sp. (1846); mortgage of cottages and slaughter house, Creech St.Michael, Rich.Drew and others to Jane Gilbert of Taunton, wid. (1846); mortgage of household goods, Jas.Newman of Taunton, grocer, to John Steevens of same, cabinet maker (1846); under lease in trust of 4 Bentinck Place, Portland Town, Middx., John Bluett jun. to Eliz. and Maria Bluett (1847); mortgage of 3 tenements in North Town, Taunton St.James, with 6 new tenements lately erected, by John Doble, porter to Chard Union Workhouse, to Edward Brice of Taunton, currier (1847); mortgage of cottage on S.side West Buckland church by Betsy Rawle of West Buckland, sp., to Catherine Millard of Taunton, sp. (1847); mortgage of farmhouse and closes, and various houses in Trull, Galmington cottages and closes in Wilton, by Rich.Chapman to John Hine (1847); mortgage of Chilloman House and closes in Halberton, Devon, Ann Gould to Jas.Vibart of Chilliswood, Trull (1847); assignment of annuity from Kilve manor. Amelia Augusta Sweeting to solicitors (1847); mortgage of 3 cottages at Oldway, West Ratch, by Wm.Cottle and others to Jas.Gill and others (1848); mortgage of closes in West Monkton by Wm.Chapman Kinglake to John Alex Kinglake (1849); mortgage of house and lands at Clayhidon, Devon, by Francis Matthews to John Hine. jun. (1849); mortgage of Ridge or Potters Farm, Thorne St.Margaret, Hen.Bedeock and Edw.Houlditch to Rob.G.Badcock and John B.Jaffries (1850); mortgage of Blackendon and Chiddicombe in East Anstey, Devon, by John Hammet Beadon to Hen.Badeock (1850), mortgage of the Green Oragon and two new cottages in West End, Tiverton, Devon, messuage etc. at Shoreditch, Taunton St.Mary, by Jos.Durk and others to others (1849).

Misc. unrelated draft deeds  DD\DP/75/7  1860-70

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Mainly mortgages, mortgage assignments or further charges, incl. 12 houses on E.side Union Place, Taunton St. James (1860), house and land at Corge manor of Kilve, Kilve Court, Parkhouse or Poorhouse farm (1861); Black Ball Four Acres, Kingston St. Mary (1861); 2 houses part of Rupert Clarkes's tenement, Curry Mallet (1861); Otterford Farm, Otterford (1862); pt. of Cherry Brove Orchard, with house thereon, Rowbarton, Taunton St. James (1862); share under will of John Eales White, d.1855 (1862); house and land in West Monkton (1862); Worleborough House Weston super Mare (1862); Wiltown estate, Clayhidon, Devon (1863, 1865) tithes in Morebath, Devon (1864); lands near the Vivary, Taunton St.Mary (1864); lands in Bishops Lydeard (1864); Culmhead House, Pitminster (1864, 1867), Spasbury estate, Uplowman, Devon (1864); house and land at Greenway, West Monkton (1865); 7 cottages on NW. side of lane from Hanging Chapel to Paynes Corner, Langport (1868); house at Chitterwell, Thorne St.Margaret (1869); 2 houses (pt.tithe no.314), Drayton (1869); Thorn Farm, Thorne St.Margaret (1869); house and shop on N.side of East street, Taunton (1870).

Solicitor's and other corresp.  DD\DP/75/8  1849-52

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Re Cornish estates of Rev.Chas.Barter Sweet.

Papers re loans  DD\DP/75/9  1869-78

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Made by Beadon and Sweet to Lt.(late Major) Henry Lionel Nicholls and his wife Maria. niece of Elizabeth Bluett.

Box 76  [no ref. or date]

Deeds and leases of Devon properties  DD\DP/76/1  1658-1836

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Finally of Rev.Wm.Prockter Thomas, incl. capital messuage and barton of Cory, Cory Mills, Sessacott, Cory Moor, Kismeldon als. Kissington, Coulscott Mill and North Cholladon, all in West Putford, South Cholladon in Abbotts Bickington, Eastwood. Beareford, and Hamparks in Langtree, 3 houses in Great Torrington, formerly of Cory family then of Awse family (1658-1750), incl. marr.settl. of John Cory of Cory and Prudence d.Rev.Hugh Mills of West Putford (1658), settlement on John Cory's descendants (1697), lease by John Cory to John Holdman of Sessacott Gardens on which to build a house (1698); manor and barton of Wotton and various tenements in Atherington and High Bickington, Willand in Atherington, Yeo Gate in High Bickington, lands formerly of John Gifford of Brightleigh, then of Awse family of Great Torrington (1705-62), incl. marr. settl. of Robert Awse and Elizabeth oau. Wm.Paige, esq. (1753); also properties in manor of Stowford and parishes of High Bickington and Atherington, Instow, Buckland Brewer, Great Torrington, Glen Cottage (formerly Tollamys Mill als Buckland Mill), Frithelstock, Etstone als. Egistone in Hartland, Bideford, Eastfleares in Bradford, Woolfardisworthy, Bradworthy, manors of Northam and Witheridge, West Yeolland als. West Heales and other properties in Fremington, mainly estates held by Melhuish family of Salterleigh, incl. wolls of Richard Harford of Bath, gent, (mentions niece Eliz. wife of John Gunston of Ilminster), dat.1770, cod.1772.pr.1772; James Burke of Glen Cottage, Frithelstock, esq., dat.1829, pr.1836 (with marriage to Anne Armstrong at Southwark, 1802); sale of Causeway Orchard and close, Wellington. at White Mart Inn there, to Rob.Farrant (1815).

Misc. deeds of Taunton  DD\DP/76/2  1611-1775

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Conversion of 6 shambles in Taunton market place by Jeffery Moore of Bridgwater to Lewes Pope, Nich. Box and John Clarke (1611); quitclaim and mortgage of messuage of 2 houses called the Barr House against Blackpool, and closes called Grossgrove in Taunton St.James by Edw. and John Moffat of Exeter to Dr.John Hall (1708); lease of newly erected burgage in Fore St., Taunton, by John Mallack of Pitminster to Thomas Dollen, joiner (1746) and re Dollen's bankruptcy (1748); conveyance for creditors of John Harcombe of Taunton St.Mary, grocer and linen draper, of house formerly the London Inn in Fore St., Taunton, near former site of High Cross, Willands and Rews tenements in Nynehead, cottage at Hocolour Green, West Buckland, with lengthy inventories of stock in trade, furniture by rooms, debts, etc. (1775).

Misc. documents  DD\DP/76/3  1754-94

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Relating to the Shrievalty of Somerset, incl.order to sheriff to hold Easter Assizes at Taunton and produce (named) defendants in case of trespass (1754); bond of Edw.Clothier, gent., and John Cox, innholder, both of Ilchester and Caleb King of Crewkerne, merchant, to fulfil (unspecified) covenants with Hen.Fownes Luttrell, sheriff (1754); appointment by Jas.Tooker, sheriff, of Jas.Scadding, yeo., as keeper of Ilchester Gaol (1766); writ to distrain bodies of Lewis Cogan, jun., plt., and John Halliday and Wm.Morland, defts. (1794).

Deeds of estate of James Keigwin of Mousehole, Cornwall, esq  DD\DP/76/4  1695-1734

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With his marriage settle. to Juliana dau. Geo.Musgrave of Nettlecombe, esq. (1695) and releases of legacies under his will (1726-34), concerning a mansion house in Mousehole with the pier and cuay there, the manor of Alwarnton, Penzance and Mousehole, the manor of Trannacke, capital messuage and barton called Teton als. Treton als. Tretawne in St.Kew, and messuages and tenements in parishes of Paul, St.Erth, Sennen, St.Leven, Buryan, Camborne, Gulvall, Maddren, Growan, Sithney, Gwendron als. Wendron, Cornwall [formerly of Wm.Keighwin, James's grandfather] and various closes of the Baron of Marwood. Devon [Musgrave property].

Misc. deeds and leases of property in Creech St.Michael  DD\DP/76/5  1640-1755

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Incl. lease of cottage at North End to Wm.Cheade and his son, William (1668), and the conveyance of another there by Mary widow of Philip Street to George Cox, tanner (1742); marr settl. of Timothy Pole of Thurloxton (son of Humphrey, son of John of Creech) and Mary dau, Eleanor Nowell of North Petherton, wid., re cottage at Adsborough Hill and 15ac. (1669); lease of cottage to Thos.Steevens.yeo. (1683); mortgage of messuage at Langaller Rich.Ball of Creech to his brother John (1702), lease for a year (1705) and mortgage (1706) of Warre estate incl. capital messuage, demesnes of Creech, rectory of Creech and Ruishton, Hilberts als. Filberts Mills. Creech Custom Mills, advowson of Creech; lease to John Prockter of Henlade of messuage and Sac., with deeds and leases of various fields in Creech St.Michael (1748).

Misc. deeds and documents  DD\DP/76/6  1634-1794

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Incl. settlement by Arthur of Enmore, gent., of messuage and 20ac. called Waterlands, Enmore, on his sons (1640); assignment to Arthur Towill of Enmore, gent. and Wm.Martin, tanner, of Lower Barne Croft tenement and Ednyes cottage, Enmore (1693); lease of Crosses tenement of 70ac. in Charlinch to Thos.Kemplin (1653); agreement by Geo.Towill of Charlinch to convey to Hen.Sweeting of Spaxton, clothier, a messuage, etc. in Nether Stowey and Spaxton (1674); lease by GeO.Bacon of Harpford to John Nation of house and garden on S.side of High Street, Wellington (1683) and mortgage of same as White Hart Inn by Edw. Syle. innholder, with malt mill and 'lead furnace with copper bottom' (1697); mortgage of messuage called Hillocke and lands nr.Cheselade Marsh, Wembdon, with lands in Durleigh and Chilton Trinity, by Thos. Kimpland (1670), endorsed with conv. of Greens tenement in Aisholt, Spaxton manor, held by Jenkins family of Spaxton (1728); lease to Sam.White of Stock Meadow, Moorlinch, manor of rectory of Shapwick cum Moorlinch (1716); lease of cottage at Bathpool, West Monkton, to John Haulsell (1719); lease of cottage at Thurlbeare to Robert Fillpott of West Hatch, limeburner (1724); mortgage assignment of messuage and 30ac. at Millcombe Streame, Broomfield, held by Headford family (1740); lease of cottage, tenement and land in West Hatch by Mary Philpot to John Yard of North Curry (1762); chirographs of fine of messuage and land in Huntspill, Otterhampton, etc., Giles Jenynges and wife Agnes v. Hen. Westcombe and wife Elizabeth (1611); bond of Sir Francis Hawley (1653); section from school exercise book, Philip Doble burridge (1794).

Box 77  [no ref. or date]

Leases of farms  DD\DP/77/1  1699-1824

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In St.Thomas The Apostle, Lewannick, Egloskerry, Davidstow, North and South Petherwin, later property of Sweet family, and partly in manors of Launceston Lands and Penheale, Cornwall (1699-1807); deed to confirm leases, mainly in Egloskerry [1776-91] by Geo. Sweet of Tiverton and his son, Rev. Chas. Sweet of Kentisbury, Devon (1802); lease of Highhouse in Dodbrooke, Devon (1768); grant to search for manganese on named farms in St. Thomas, Tremayne, Warbstow, and Egloskerry by John Morgan of Egloskerry to Jas. Broderick of Plymouth (1823), with assignment to Adam Thomson of Lostwithiel (1823) and fresh grant to Thomson by Rev. Chas. Sweet (1824).

Leases for 14 yrs  DD\DP/77/2  1803-1825

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By Sweet family of farms in Lewannick. St. Thomas The Apostle, Tresmeer and St. Cleather.

Deeds and copy deeds  DD\DP/77/3  1715-1834

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Of manors of Penheale and Raphiell als. Raphell Rascradock and Lansallor, Cornwall, 1/6th manor of Rocombe, Devon held by Long family of Penheale in Egloskerry, with wills of John Speccott Long of Penheale, esq., dat. 1755, pr.1756, and of Eliz. Long of Penheale, sp., dat.1760; release by descendants of George Morgan Thorn Falcon (Will dat.1715) to Morgan's grandson, Geo. Sweet, of estates in Taunton, Ruishton, Chardstock Devon, North Petherton, Stoke St.Mary, Cheddon Fitzpaine (1743); sett. to explore for manganese in St. Thomas, Warbstow, Egloskerry, by Rev.Chas.Sweet to John Williams of Gwennap, esq. (1829); contract for sale by Rev.Chas.Barter Sweet to Rev. Hen. Addington Simcoe of Penheale of lands in Egloskerry, Laneast, Trewen and Tremayn (1834).

Misc. documents  DD\DP/77/4  1682-1821

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Incl. West Monkton Inclosure Commissioners' minutes (1810-21); mortgage of messuage and water grist mill in Enmore and Broomfield by Arthur Towills of Charlinch to John Grove of London (1682); lease by Sir Thos.Wroth of Petherton Park to John Taylor of messuage and 34ac. in Creech St. Michael (1709) and mortgage of same by George Cox of Creech, tanner, to Chas. Cox of Taunton, currier (1724); agreement to sell messuage and closes in Creech St. Michael by Edw. Cribb to Wm. Richardson (1715); agreement to sell close in Creech by Raynold Taylor to Wm.Pocock (1683); lease to Wm.Taylor of closes called Northridge and Long Poplers in Creech (1713); marriage settl. of Rev.Lawrence Payne of Bridgwater and Elizabeth Bindon.dau. of Eliz.Smith of Taunton, wid., re. Taunton Deane lands in Trull and Rimpton, with associated documents of Chancery cases involving Gunston family (1723-60); mortgage by Thos.Pocock of Adsborough of 2 cottages, one burnt down, in Creech (1732); account of debts from shrievalties of Wm.Madox and Edw.Hallett, mainly fines of Common Pleas giving details of land transactions (1744); lease to Roger Moore of Churchills and Marshells, Ottery St.Mary, Devon; misc. vouchers of Burridge family, Stoke St.Mary, c.1813-15.

Box 78  [no ref. or date]

Leases by members of Warre family  DD\DP/78/1  1797-1838

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Of Hyde Farm, part of Rexhill and Knights, West Honkton, to Alex, Bruford (1797), Rich. Bunter (1811), Rich. Hodge (1835); Nerrals Farm, Cheddon Fitzpaine, to Francis Bruford (1809), Charlotte Bruford (1819, 1828), Robert Bruford (1836); farm house and closes in Cheddon to Isaac Deacon Coles of Taunton St.James (1814); new-built house and land, late part of Up Cheddon Farm, Cheddon Fitzpaine, to Wm.Reed (1823, 1831); messuage and 15½ac. in Cheddon Fitzpaine, to Nathaniel Underwood (1825), John Underwood (1831); late Lyddons or Up Cheddon Farm and Volis tenement, Chaddon Fitzpaine, to Isaac Deacon Coles (1828, 1836); messuage, 2 cottages, house with lllac. in Cheddon Fitzpaine to San.Bruford (1829), farmhouse at Up Cheddon and 2 new cottages at Park Gate with 138ac., Cheddon Fitzpaine, to Chas. Harper (1830, 1836). Also leases by other parties; Holford Farm of 170ac, at Riches Holford, Lydeard St.Lawrence, Lord Somerville to John Williams (1806); three closes at Orchard Portman, Rev. Hen. Bower of West Monkton to Rich.Staple of Corfe (1810); Begborough House, West Bagborough, Francis Popham to Newton Dickinson (1813); tenements called Balstones, Puthams and Gordens Tolland, trustees to Nich. Bruford (1818); rectory and tithes of Stogumber and Bicknoller, Hen. Sanford to Chas. Chilcott of Crowcombe, land surveyor (1820, 1827); Splatt Farm of 60ac., West Monkton, Hen.Sanford to John Habberfield (1819,1826); Moor Farm, Taunton St.Mary, Hen.Sanford to Henry Wilson of Bath, 1829 and with Splatt Farm, West Monkton, 1833), Vicarage house, churchyard, Halse. Rev. Nich. Spencer to Isabella Fenwick of Bath (1833); tables for calculating Government annuities (1829).

Leases by Warre family  DD\DP/78/2  1685-1848

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Of properties in Cheddon Fitzpaine; a tenement in Up Cheddon, a yard of meadow and pasture in Theyn Moor, to Rich. Hoskins (1685). Jonas Hagley (1712), Rob. Pile (1758, 1761, 1772), assignt. to Nath. Underwood (1807); messuage and 3ac. by Paul cobb Methuen to Timothy Pool, gardener (1781), admon. Timothy Pool of Cheddon Fitzpaine (1798), surr. by Mary Pool to Methuen (1808); conveyance of lands part of North Walls or Nerrolls farm by J.A.Warre to Bristol and Taunton Canal (1823); cottage and garden at Up Cheddon, Paul Cobb Methuen to Mary widow of Sam.Bruford (1807), surr. by Wm. Reed and Mary his wife (formerly Bruford) to J.A.Warre (1836); conveyance by Taunton Union Guardians to J.A.Warre of a cottage in 4 apartments of waste adj. Churchyard formerly a poor house (1837); coachhouse, cider house, cellar and 5 cottages, Ann Standfast, widow, to J.A.Warre (1848). All in Cheddon Fitzpaine.

Lease of cottage at Pye Moor Green  DD\DP/78/3  1795-1840

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[Later Primmore] in manor of West Newton and parish of North Petherton by Edw.Phelips to Jas. Barnstaple [later Bastable] (1775), with corresp. (1839-40) and surrender of same cottage by Mary Bowden and Eliz. Irish to J.A. Warre (1840); sale poster (1839) and extr. from will of Jas. Bastable of North Petherton, labourer, dat.1822.

Deeds of a messuage and 13ac.  DD\DP/78/4  1729-1801

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In Gotten, and a house, garden and 3ac. with Rocks Furlong of 12ac., West Monkton, bought by Abraham Canfield in 1729 and 1742 from John Bampfylde of Hestercombe, with wills of Abraham Canfield of Gotten, yeoman. dat.1747, pr.1759, and of John Boon of West Monkton, yeoman, dat.1792, pr.1793, admon. of John Boon of West Honkton, 1782. Canfield's widow, Thomasine, married John Boon whose only son John left the estate to his uncle, Benjamin Boon of West Monkton, yeoman. After a succession of mortgages the premises passed to Lot Loveless in 1801.

Draft leases  DD\DP/78/5  1811-1848

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Contents:
Several drafts of those in 78/1, but also incl. Quantock Farm, West Monkton, Matthew Brickdale to Rob. and John Bucknell (1811); Lower Plots adj. Spital or Almshouse, West Monkton, Churchwardens to Caroline Sanford (1829), assigned to Hen. Hammond and Thos.Stephens of Bishops Hull. nurserymen (1831); Moor Farm, Taunton St. Mary, Hen Sanford to Frances, Jane and Mary Buchanan (1831); West Newton Farm, North Patherton, J.A.Warre to Rich. Hodges (1840); Moor and Splatt Farms and Porters, West Monkton, Hen. Sanford to Rob Wright (1840), Leycroft House, West Monkton. Hen. Sanford to Lydia Smith of Bath, widow (1840), house at Bishops Lydeard, Ann Bryant and Wm. Miles to Mary Frances Cole (1845); Nerralls Farm, West Honkton, J.A.Warre to Rob. Bruford (1845), farmhouse at Up Cheddon, 2 new cottages at Park Gate, and cottage on Cheddon Green, J.A.Warre to Chas. Harper (1845); late Burgis Orchard, cyder house and cellar, Cheddon Fitzpaine, J.A.Warre to Sam. Pleass, carpenter (1848); cottage at Edgeborough, Staplegrove. H. G. Moisey of Bindon House to John Spiller, sawyer (1848); house, garden, cottage adj., with 2 stone quarries at up Cheddon (1848).

Leases  DD\DP/78/6  1798-1808

1 bundle

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By Wm. Warre of Oporto, Portugal and then of the Albany, Mdx. of closes of 25ac. betw. Stanmoor and Athelney Bridges, Stoke St. Gregory. to Philip Fry (1797), and Rich. Dell of Burrowbridge Inn, innholder (1805); Buncombes or Upper Stoford and pt. of Bisgoods, Bradford-on-Tone, to Robt. Sydenham (1808), with insurance policy on same (1806); Bisgoods or Middle Stoford and Thomas's, Bradford, to Hen. Rendell and Rich. Templeman (1808); various closes in Bradford to Henry Pring (1808) and to Nath. Bryant of Bradford, innholder (1808).

Appointments of monies  DD\DP/78/7  1817-1856

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Under marriage settlement of Rev. Edw. Houlditch, vicar of Speen, Newbury, Berks., and his wife Ann, nee Durnford, formerly of Speen later of Woolcombe, Sampford Arundel, then of Barnstaple, Devon, finally of Heavitree, Exeter, she dying in 1844, with settlements re. her children Capt. Edw. Houlditch of Sampford Arundel and Ann wife of Samuel Savile Shepherd of Exeter (trustees included Rev.Chas.Barter Sweet of Broadleigh, Sampford Arundel, and Chas. Sweet of same.)

Box 79  [no ref. or date]

Deeds of messuage and land  DD\DP/79/1  1712-1813

1 bundle

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Called (Lower) Frenchbeare, Chagford, Devon, and (from 1714) of Yeo, Chagford, and (from 1753) of manor of Teigncombe in Chagford, sold by Thos. Perryman to Geo. Hunt of Northweeke, South Tawton, in 1721; by him to John Langdon of North Bovey in 1735, whose heir was Geo., son of George Hunt. the last was succeeded by his sisters, Mary wife of Robert Clapp of Ottery St.Mary and Elizabeth wife of Thos.Luxton of Winkleigh. Clapp purchased the moiety from Luxton which passed to his son Geo.Hunt Clapp of Bristol, who held it in 1813. Copy deeds of 1735 relate also to Parke and Five Weeches in Bovey Tracey. Southcott in Manaton, and 1/5 of seven farms in parish of Manaton and manor of Kenton. incl. mainly mortgages, survey of Lower Frenchbeare (1796), draft abstract of title [1721-97] (1813), letter (1784); leases of Frenchbeare to John Wreyford of Moretonhampstead (1735) and William Soutt of Chagford (1764).

Deeds of settlement  DD\DP/79/2  1738,1781

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Prior to marriage of Thos.Marsh of Wellington, gent. (son of Cornelius, chandler) and Honor (nee Thomas) widow of John Kerslake of Thorne St.Margaret, gent., re. messuage and land of 60ac. called Oake, Burlescombe, Devon; messuage and lands called Budds (formerly occ. Wm. Budd) in Pury tithing, Greens tenement of 23ac. in Westford tithing messuage called Callways (formerly of Edw. Callway) in Pury tithing; messuage and fardell of old Auster of 17ac.; land called Popeshay of 40yds. in Westford on which house lately built, abutt. S. and W. on highway towards Runnington, all in Wellington: will of Honor Marsh of Wellington, wid. dat.1781

Documents concerning the advowson of Wellington and West Buckland  DD\DP/79/3  1789-91

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And the title of Wm.Prockter. Thomas, incl. assignment by John Popham to Chas.Hen. Talbort (1759), with advowsons of Clayhidon, Churchstanton and Hemyock, Devon, and Buckland St.Mary; copy conveyance by Sam.Clarke to Edw.Popham, also relating to manor of Churchstanton and farms there and in Up Ottery, Devon (1760); copy deeds of advowson (1634, 1734, 1743); abstract of title [1634-1760], correspondence (1765-1791); draft lease and assignment of next presentation to John Jarratt of Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorks. (1790); will of Roger Molford of Cadbury, Chumleigh, Devon dat.1593 [incomplete].

Deeds of unspecified lands  DD\DP/79/4  1847, 1851

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In Codeleigh and Cadbury, Devon, and purchase money for advowson of Codeleigh, conveyed in trust by Chas. Fred. Moore of Taunton (son of John Hartnoll Moore of Taunton) to Vaughan Prance of Nether Stowey and mortgaged to John Farthing of Nether Stowey (1847) and reconveyed to Moore (1851).

Deeds etc.  DD\DP/79/5  1573-1802

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Mainly of Jane/Jeane family property incl. 5,000 year lease of 142ac. in West Monkton by Marquess of Winchester to Hen. Bounde (1573); conveyance and valor of messuage and half virgate in Creech St. Michael to Mathewes als. Proctor family (1624); will of Rich. Jeane of West Monkton, gent., dat.1727, cod.1728, pr.1728; mortgage and assignments of messuage and 52ac. at Langaller, Creech St. Michael, by Jeane family, incl. case over will of Thos. Jeane, dat.1787 (1783-1802).

Deeds of closes  DD\DP/79/6  1731-1808

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Called Cutgold in Manor of Huntspill Delatay partly enfranchised by Hon.GeO.Bridges in 1732 to Wm.Saunder and part by Jas.Duke of Chandos to Hester Saunders in 1775, with will of John Saunders of Huntspill, gent., dat.1762, pr.1763, marr.settle, between Rich.Barker of Woollavington, yeoman, and Hester Saunders of Huntspill (1776), settlement on their son Richard (1808). Conveyance of 1732 relates to other closes at Salt Land als. Catherine Street, and near Quaking Bridge, Huntspill, formerly of Wm.Caine.

Deeds of 10 deeds poll on Minehead Turnpike  DD\DP/79/7  1792-1842

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Bought by Brickdale, Halliday and Sheppard of Taunton, bankers, from Alex.Webber of Bathealton (1792), assigned to Matthew and John Brickdale by Geo.Sheppard (1814), and by Brickdales' assignees to Caroline Louisa Poole of Bristol, sp. (1822). Covenants to pay annuities by Wm.Bruford of Tolland, yeo., (and wife Hannan dau.Wm. Corner of Pitpear, Ash Priors) and John Spinner of Pitmear to sd. Wm.Corner, etc. (1842).

Box 80  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  DD\DP/80/1  1701-1801

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Of messuage of N.side of Upper High Street, near floodbridge, Polesfield, Pons Perilous and Colegreen, [endorsed as the 'Prince Eugene'], and house on E.side of High Street, both Taunton, Doote. from 1755 include moiety of White Lion, East Street, with former dye house; Fox and Goose als. Thunderbolts College on E. side of High Street. Crown and Angel on N.side of King Street, Ring of Bells in Magdalen Lane. Taunton. Partition of 1761 also relates to Naggs Head with smiths shop and the Three Horsehoes, all at Ash Cross, Thorn Falcon, with wills of James Poole of Taunton St.Mary, maltster, dat. and pr.1730; Thos.Hayward of Taunton, n.d.pr.1751, Rufus Langley of Taunton, surgeon, dat. and pr.1760; Elizabeth Langley of Taunton St.Mary, widow, dat.1760, pr.1761; admons. of Jas.Manley of Taunton, esq., dat. 1798; Thos.Darch formerly of Taunton now Pinehill, Kentucky, North America 1801.

Deeds of property in Frome Selwood  DD\DP/80/2  1765-67

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Held by John Wagland, cardmaker (will dat.1766, pr.1767) including closes in West Field near Whitewall and a house and four cottages, with marriage settl. of Wm.Bedbury of Frome, maltster, and Elizabeth Wagland, widow of John (1767).

Deeds  DD\DP/80/3  1706-1800

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Of close called Highlands of 2ac. with house thereon, in Wilton, held by Androsse family (1706-21); house and ½ac. in Wilton, sold by John Sayer to Jacob Jenkins, both of Trull (1740); lease of cottage at Bathpool, West Monkton, John Bampfylde to Wm.Stevens (1729); Balls Ground or Pikes Land in Bampton, Devon, mainly re Sampson family of Exeter and Bampton, (1743-93), with lease to Daniel Badcock (1800); lease of house and 3ac. in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Paul Methuen to Thos.Bunter (1761).

Deeds  DD\DP/80/4  1573-1683

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Of a messuage and 40½ac. in West Monkton, leased to John Stephens by the Marquess of Wunchester (1573) and held mainly by Kempland/Kimpland family for at least 5 generations, with several mortgages involving Dr.Thos.Dyke of Kingston St.Mary, Hellier family of Stoke St.Mary, Light family of Creech St.Michael, Prockter als. Mathews family of West Monkton, incl. will of John Kympland of West Monkton, husb., dat.1577, admon. John Kimpland of West Monkton, with inventory, 1655; assignments of messuage and 67ac. in West Monkton by Rich.Warre of Hestercombe to Thos.Mathewe als. Procter (1573) and by Procter to his nephew(?), Philip; marriage settl. of John Kempland of West Monkton, yeo., and Emme dau. Hugh Light of Creech St. Michael (1652).

Misc. deeds of Devon lands  DD\DP/80/5  1726-84

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. moiety of Hansford Manor in Burrington and Ashreigny (1726, 1736), Middle Hill in Witheridge and Heath Fields and Mowhays in Nether Exe (1751); Over Hill als. Higher Hill. Witheridge (1752); Crowdall in Creacombe, North Grindon in Roseash Langley in Romansleigh, Hodges tenement in Witheridge (1755); manors in Rackenford, Witheridge, East Anstey and Chulmleigh, Tuckers Moore and Gridthorne in East Anstey and Oakford, property of Wm.Dyddon with goods in his house, Cruwys Hay in Rackenford (1781); closes called Wheadon in Witheridge (1784); mainly as Helhuish family of Northam and Salterleigh Leases of South Grindon and houses late of Jane Walter, all in Witheridge Melhuish property (1743, 1768).

Box 81  [no ref. or date]

Taunton Deane manor; Exchequer accounts 3 vols.  DD\DP/81/1  1733-1825

3 vols

Contents:
I. 1733-37, (by hundred) 1776-89; ii (by hundred) 1789-1811 [v.poor condition]; 1816-25.

Solicitor's day books  DD\DP/81/2  1836-48

2 vols

Contents:
With abstracts of letters, fees charged, etc. 2 vols. 1836-38, 1842-48.

Huish's Charity, Taunton, Steward's account book  DD\DP/81/3  1841-74

1 vol

Contents:
With separate accounts for individual London properties.

Doveton family  DD\DP/81/4  1824-36, 1863

1 bundle

Contents:
Including Indian Army diary [? Capt.F.B.Doveton published 'Reminiscences of the Burmese War'] (1824); childrens' schoolbooks, botany (with paintings) by Catherine Doveton (1834-35); arithmetic of Lucy D.Doveton (1825-26); magistrate's notebook, Petty Sessions held at Talbot Inn, Mells, J.Doveton (1830-36); alphabetical (by offences) vol. of Petty Sessions [ref. to Bathpool, so Taunton?] (n.d. 19th cent.); Rules and Regulations of West Somerset Savings Bank (pr.1863), with loose accounts (1862-63).

Badgworth Rectory  DD\DP/81/5  1790-1815

1 bundle

Contents:
Tithe book, incl. general notes on parish and its agriculture, with some recipes (1790-1815); notebook on rectories of Badgworth and Butterleigh, Devon, with surveys of rectorial estates, details of tithe disputes with Badgworth parishioners and Chancery Case, 1793, poor rate, 1797 (1793-1801), both kept by the rector, Rev.Wm.Wainhouse, M.A.

Papers re case in Exchequer of Pleas by Mary Dunn of Wiveliscombe, widow  DD\DP/81/6  1824

1 bundle

Contents:
Against Thomas Bryant of North Petherton and Wm.Mullins of Bishops Lydeard concerning close called Gore in Pawlett.

Box 82  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  DD\DP/82/1  1632-1730

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Contents:
Of a third of Edgwewoode als. Appey Woode of 160ac. in Dunkeswall, Devon, later a house, barne, stable, etc. with 60ac., bought in 1632 (before which manor bought by tenants from citizens of London) by Richard Searle whose grandson, Edmond Bishop sold it to Stephens family, and Wm.Stephens of Culmstock sold it in 1729 to Justinian Manning of Culmstock (1632-1730); deeds of hiddlewood of 15ac. in Dunkeswell with houses thereon, pasture on Abbey Green, held by family of Body als. Marke of Dunkeswell (1634-1709).

Deeds  DD\DP/82/2  1699-1725

1 bundle

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Mainly of Middle Wood in Dunkeswell, partn. by Justinian Manning from Rich.Hooper in 1725 (1709-25); conveyance of Longpeece nr.Abbey Green, Dunkeswell (1699).

Deeds  DD\DP/82/3  1703-1821

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Coles Moor and Coles Plotts, formerly part of Lack's Tenement (1708-27), later with house thereon; of Parke Close and Long Piece (1703-29), all in Dunkeswell, the former bought by Justinian Manning in 1727; Survey of Abbey Wood Farm, Dunkeswell, Devon (1821).

Draft unrelated notices to quit to foreclose, to bid at sales etc  DD\DP/82/4  1841-86

1 bundle

Contents:
(Beadon and Sweet, Sweet and Son).

Particulars, rentals and surveys of estates formerly of John Specott Long of Penheale  DD\DP/82/5  c.1756-79

1 bundle

Contents:
Divided between Chas.Davie, Chas.Phillips and Eliz.Long., incl. manors of Penheale, divided between Chas.Davie, Chas.Phillips and Eliz.Long, incl. manors of Penheale, Launceston Lands, Lansallos, and lands In Tresmeer, North and South Petherwin, Jacobstow, Egloskerry, Tremayne, Laneast, Warbstow, Mary Week, Hollacombe, Holsworthy, Rosecradock, Trewoorick, St.Cleer, St.Neot, St.Winnow, Lantwey, Bodmin, Lewannick, Cardinham, Davidstow, St.Cleather, Rocombe Hugh manor in Stokeinteignhead, St.Sidwells Exeter, Bigbury, Modbury, Chestow, Kingsbridge, Chestas, West Alvington, Dodbrook, North Huish, Loddiswell, Woodley, Aveton Gifford, Marlborough, in Cornwall and Devon, with Lansallos land and window tax 1756.

Box 83  [no ref. or date]

Accounts  DD\DP/83/1  1784-1818

1 bundle

Contents:
Of William Prockter Thomas (1773-1802) and Rob.Beadon (1797-1805) for receipts of office as Clerk of Taunton Castle with Sir Chaloner Ogle; Robert Beadon's correspondence with Ogle (1805-16); accounts of J.Weech (1798-99) and Robert Beadon (1800-01, 1800-18) with Bishop of Winchester for receipts of manor of Taunton Deane.

Misc. Taunton Deane manor surrenders of lands  DD\DP/83/2  1692-1824

1 bundle

Contents:
In tithings of North Trendle and Obridge, mainly of Browne and Roberts families of Taunton (1709-1775); commission as Lieut, in a Kent Regiment of Foot of Samuel Browne (1692); bond re. marriage settlement of Samuel Browne of Crayford, Kent, gent., and Agnes West of Taunton, widow, dau. of Thos. Mundy of Taunton, maltste (1704); insurance policy and renewal on John Roberts house in Silver Street, Taunton (1765, 1782); inventory by rooms of Thos. Browne of Taunton St. James esq. (1775); accounts of Rob. Beadon with Col. Roberts for his house and lands (1810-1812), with copy letters (1824).

Executorship accounts and will  DD\DP/83/3  1880-83

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Mrs. Ann Harris Gould of Sampford Brett (dat.1879. pr.1881), widow of Rev. Geo.James Could and accounts with her children.

Papers in case of Crown against parishes of Norton Fitzwarren and Staplegrove  DD\DP/83/4  1816-17

1 bundle

Contents:
For non-repair of Langford Bridge on road from Milverton to Taunton, alleged to be presented at instance of 'the litigious' Thos.Winter in order to get it widened.

Misc. correspondence, bills and vouchers  DD\DP/83/5  1837-1847

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Rev.Chas.Barter Sweet of Broadleigh, incl. (printed) rules of Lewannick Clothing club, Cornwall (1838).

Misc. papers re estates of Rev.Charles Barter Sweet  DD\DP/83/6  c.1769-1848

1 bundle

Contents:
Mainly in Cornwall, including abstracts of title, Chancery case (1769); particulars of manors of Penheale and Launceston (1810), Trevallett in St.Thomas by Launceston (1820), correspondence, copy wills of Silvester Sleep of Lewannick, mercer, dat. 1757, pr.1759, John Sleep of Lewannick, blacksmith, dat.1788, pr.1790, extract of will of Silvester Sleep of Lewannick, yeo., dat.1806, pr.1809.

Copy deed  DD\DP/83/7  1833, 1843

1 bundle

Contents:
To Catherine wife of Geo.Sweet of Tiverton, Devon, dau. of Escott Richards of St.Decumans, clerk, re rectory and advowson of Kentisbury, Devon, and correspondence concerning it (1833, 1843).

Copies (printed) of abstract of title  DD\DP/83/8  1812-12

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Marquess of Downshire to rectory and tithes of North Petherton [1590-1813]

Papers re sale of Howleigh and Carters, Pitminster  DD\DP/83/9  1851-52

1 bundle

Contents:
By Rob.Buncombe (formerly of Pitminster) of 29 Queen Anne Street, Middx., chemist, to Rev.Hen.Tippetts Tucker of Angersleigh, incl. abstract of title [1802-50] and corresp.

Draft deeds and Taunton Deane surrenders  DD\DP/83/10  c.1791-92

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Fulfords, Kingston St.Mary, with will of Mary widow of James Norman of Kingston. gent., dat.1792, deed of appointment in favour of her son, William abstracts of title to same [1760-94], and to Groves's, Ilbeare and Marshalls, Langston [1712-50].

Correspondence  DD\DP/83/11  1841-42

1 bundle

Contents:
Re sale of lands in Cheddon Fitzpaine by John Ashley Warre to Bristol and Exeter Railway Co.

Misc.docts.  DD\DP/83/12  1773-1811

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. copy will of Edith Mildmay wife of Carew Hervey Mildmay of Hazelgrove, esq., dat.1756, cods.1756, 1761, 1766, pr. 1773, re. West Newton Manor, North Petherton; agreement re 11/6th of Park of Rimpton, and various lands in Rimpton held of Taunton Deane manor. involving Sam Norman of Taunton, gent., and Chafie family (1800); Taunton Deane Inclosure Bill (1811).

Box 84  [no ref. or date]

Receipted vouchers  DD\DP/84/1  1858-59

1 bundle

Contents:
Pd. by executors of Rob.Jacobs of Sandford Farm, Wembdon, incl.funeral expences of Miss Ellen Jacobs. Some good Bridgwater billheads.

Misc. receipted vouchers  DD\DP/84/2  1807-10

1 bundle

Contents:
Philip Doble Burridge of Stoke St.Mary.

Papers, incl.corresp.  DD\DP/84/3  1797-1813

1 bundle

Contents:
From Alexander Morris of Spring Garden, London, scrivener, re his bankruptcy and Taunton Deane lands in Kingston and Nailesbourne tithings obtained from family of John Haddon of Kingston St.Mary, schoolmaster, with legacy papers of James Morrish of Broomfield.

Executors' papers  DD\DP/84/4  1794

1 bundle

Contents:
Re estate of Bernard Murless of Thorn Falcon, gent., with abstr. of his marriage settl. to Eliz.Bevis of Combe St.Nicholas, yeo., messuages and lands in Thorn Falcon (at Ash) and closes in West Hatch, notes on their children, inventory (by rooms), partition between heirs.

Estate and personal corresp.  DD\DP/84/5  1814-37

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Rev.Chas.Barter Sweet of Kittisford, mainly re Kentisbury, Devon and Cornish estates: 1814-15, 1824-37.

Misc. receipted accounts.  DD\DP/84/6  1815-48

1 bundle

Contents:
Valuations of land and timber on Rev.C.B.Sweet's Cornish estates, mainly manor of Penheale in Egloskerry and other parishes.

Rev. C.B.Sweet's Cornish and Devon estates  DD\DP/84/7  [n.d.]

1 bundle

Contents:
Draft leases (1817-33), draft conveyances (1813-25) with abstract of title to Kentisbury rectory, Devon.

Manor Court presentments, Penheale, Cornwall  DD\DP/84/8  1818-33

1 bundle

Misc. papers re Rev.C.B.Sweet's estates  DD\DP/84/9  1813-35

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. agreements for leases 1817, bills etc. 1813-23, list of marriages and burials in Sweet family [1700-1833].

As last, incl. bills and accounts (1814-15)  DD\DP/84/10  18th cent. - 1851

1 bundle

Contents:
Abstr. title to Bells tenemt., Lewannick, Cornwall [1763-1803]: corresp., draft agreements (1817-41); copy recovery [1715] (1813); survey of Penheale manor etc. (18th cent.).

Fragment of lease of land  DD\DP/84/11  1687, 1786

1 bundle

Contents:
Without the Pithay Gate near the New Buildings, Bristol, to Jeremy Courtney, Thos.Jones and John Deverill (1687); letter re estate of Rich.Phelps [of Dunster] (1786).

Box 85  [no ref. or date]

Draft wills  DD\DP/85/1  1840-49

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Wm.England of Bradford, yeo., 1845; Chas.Augustus Walker of Wheatleigh House, Wilton, esq., codicil, 1840; John Curry of Taunton St.James, gelder, 1840; James Day of Stoke St.Gregory, 1840; Harriet Badcock of Taunton, sp., 1840; Frances Freke Gunston of Trethy, Bishops Hull, wid. 1840; Wm.Geo.Duncan of Wild Oak, Trull, esq., 1840; Jane Palmer of Wrantage, North Curry, wid., 1841; Hen.Hodge of Taunton St.James, gent., 1841, Thos.Buncombe of Duddlestone, Pitminster, gent., 1841; Eliz. widow of Jas. Tiddy of Taunton St.Mary, dairyman, 1841; Richard Carver of Wilton, architect, 1842; Peggy Whitter of Wilton, wid., cod.1843; Eliz.Metford Charter of Lynchfield House, Bishops Lydeard. wid., cod. 1843; Hen. Sansome of Taunton St.James, yeo., 1843; Chas.Coombe of Holmes, Broomfield.esq., 1843; John Eales White of Taunton St.James, brewer, 1843; Rich.Staple Chard of Thorn Falcon, gent., 1843; John Acock of West Monkton, gent., 1843; Wm.Rich of Rich's Holford, Lydeard St.Lawrence, yeo., 1843; James Dare of Mare Green, Stoke St.Gregory, yeo., 1844; Wm.Henry Walrond of Bradfield, Dev.esq., 1844; Isaac Winter of Wilton, tanner [c.1844]; Rev.Hen.Cresswell of Creech St.Michael, 1844; Betty Dyer of Orchard Portman, wid., 1844,1848; Elix.Bluett of Taunton, sp., 1844; Robert Chard [? of Churchstanton, Dev.], 1844. Rich.Blackmore of Broadleigh, Sampford Arundel, gardener, 1844; Sarah Bellamy late Pitminster then Williton 1845; Marthe Webber of Crowcombe, wid. 1845,1846; Rich.Chapman of Catchell, Trull, esq., 1845; John Hammet Beadon of Comeytrowe, Trull, esq., 1846, 1847; John Doble of Chard, porter, 1846; Mary Blackmore of Sampford Arundel, wid., 1846; Hen.Badcock of Taunton, banker, 1847; Mary Goodson late Lyng then Stoke St.Gregory, widow, 1847; Mary Frances Cole of Bishops Lydeard, sp., 1847; Wm.Dinham of Sampford Arundel, carpenter, 1848; Jame Carpenter of Bishops Hull. sp., 1848; Edmund Ackland of Staplegrove, yeo., 1848; Sarah Colman of Corfe, sp., 1848; Wm.Bond late Staplegrove then Halse Bradford, yeo., 1849; John Marke of Langford Budville [w/m 1838], John Liddon of Taunton, esq., 1846; Rob.Beadon Buller of Nether Stowey gent. [w/m 1822]; Sam.Woodward of Taunton St.James, baker, cod. [w/m 1842]; John Hine, Higher Canonsgrove, Pitminster, yeo., 1849; Thos.Coker of Taunton, Surgeon dentist, 1849.

Court papers, briefs, corresp., etc.  DD\DP/85/2  1836

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For Civil suit by John Hook against Wm.Gulliford for trespass over Hook's fields in Wembdon and Chilton Trinity with plan 3 copies showing area SW of Pury Court, Wembdon.

Draft unrelated powers of attorney re various clients.  DD\DP/85/3  1848-83

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Draft unrelated marriage settlements  DD\DP/85/4  1843-47

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Richard Penny of Bishops Hull, innholder, and Jane Hutchings of Blagdon, Pitminster, sp. (1843); [blank] and Amelia Augusta widow of John Hankey Sweeting of Isle of Guernsey, esq., annuity from Kilve manor (1844); John Radford of Taunton St.James, innkeeper, and Jane dau. Rob.Melhuish of Wilton, yeo. (1845); Rev.Thos. Pearce of Tunstall, Staffs. and Amelia Augusta Sweeting (as above) (1847).

Misc. solicitors' papers  DD\DP/85/5  1809-49

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Incl. declarations re Mockridge family of Taunton St.James (w/m 1835) and identity of Old House and Longforth famrs. Wellington (1842); schedule of deeds of Stone House estate, Staplegrove, mortg. by Edm.Ackland to E.J.Esdaile [1810-43]; schedule of deeds [1796-1852] of houses in Church Sq., Taunton, mortg. by Thos.Bussell to Miss Bluett (1855); schedule of fixtures in Batts House, Trull, bel. to W.G.Duncan (n.d.); draft petition of inhabitants of Old Cleeve to House of Commons against Parochial Settlement Act (1847); schedule of deeds of Stogursey [1752-93] (1843); depositions against Sarah Coles for thefts from Rich.Sealy of Fitzhead, blacksmith (1848-49); schedule of deeds of houses and land at Old Way, West Hatch, mortgaghe by Wm. and Hannah Cattle [1789-1848] (1848); schedule of deeds to house at Curland [1831-47]; licence to Joel Hardwell to sell meat in his shop in East Reach, Taunton (1847); schedule of deeds to Blackerton and Chiddecombe, East Anstey, Devon, held by J.H.Beadon [1763-1821] (1847); schedules of title deeds to 2 houses and shops in fore St., Taunton, owned by Wm.Storer [1728-1844] (1844); of Whites and Escotts tenements and Merchants Cottage, all in Old Cleeve [1722-1840]; of lands in Sampford Arundel and Thorne St.Margaret [1732-1837] (1841); declaration of Wm.Bussell of Taunton, harnessmaker re Baldon family of Taunton (1841); schedule of deeds of Blue anchor Vills or the Lodging House and lands, Old Cleeve [1794-1839]; bond to resign perp, curacy of Taunton St.James by Rev.Hen.Proctor Gale to Sir T.S.Lethbridge (1834); draft appointment by Geo. Beadon of Staplegrove, Lt., R.N., of agent to manufacture 'Lieutenant Beadon's Patent Boat Safety' to prevent boats capsizing in squalls [not executed] (1838) petition to King from Taunton area against removal of Spring Assizes from town (w/m 1835).

Misc. documents  DD\DP/85/6  1819-45

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Incl. schedules of title deeds of mansion called Tainfield and Marsh Farm, Kingston St.Mary, owned by Sir S.R.Chapman [1775-1826], (1841); of manor of Langham and Poole (Somerset), owned by Sir T.B.Lethbridge [1774-1840] (1840); of The Last Inn, then The Swan Inn. Wellington [1776-99] see DD\DP/8/10 (1840); of The Boot Inn, Paul Street, Taunton, owned by Rob.Wm.Poole [1769-1839] (1839). Declarations of Mary Burrough, widow, re Baldon family of Taunton (1841); of Christopher Haddon of Kingston St.Mary, gent., re Cornish family of Kingston (1837). Draft bond re Taunton Deane land in Kingston, held by Cogan family of Staplegrove, Spaxton, Yeovil and Taunton (1837); bond of indemnity re tithes of Bishops Hull rectory by Rev. Hen.Wm.Rawlins (1827); consent by landowners to diversion of footpath in Corfe (1832); lease of former Red Lion Inn (2 houses, bakehouse and 2 gardens, late of Jos.Durk), Taunton, bought by Rob.Beadon gent. from John Brooks, to Francis Hallett of Wilton, baker, and John Ford of West Monkton, timber merchant (1837); mortgage assignment of Morehays Tenement of 13ac. and house etc. at Burrow Hill, Hemyock, Devon (1838); lease of house, shop, warehouse on corner of Fore and Hammet Streets, Taunton, by John Bluett, esq., to Chas.Baker of West Buckland and Rob.Gibbs of West Bagborough, mercers and drapers (1840).

Box 86  [no ref. or date]

Papers  DD\DP/86/1  1798-1803

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Concerning 2nd. Somerset Regt. of Pencible Cavalry, incl. monthly pay list and muster roll of Col.J.B.Burland's and Capt. John Sweeting's troops, with names of individuals, details of horses, etc. (1799-1800), vol. of monthly returns of sick with names, ages and diseases, kept by C.P.Anderdon, surgeon (1799-1800); vouchers for saddles, boots, bread, oats, etc., and draft and final accounts of Capt.John Sweeting, paymaster J.W.Crosse, and quartermaster Thos.Dewbine, re dispute over sums due to War Office, with some corresp. and Thos.Dawbine's commission as quartermaster to Capt.John Brickdale's troop (1798).

Papers  DD\DP/86/2  1820-1856

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Of Rob.Jacobs of Wembdon, yeo., and John Jacobs of Taunton, surveyor, as executors of their father, John Jacobs, formerly of Thorn Falcon, then of Creech St.Michael, gent. (d.1853), incl. account book for education his family (1820-53), vouchers, correspondence, division of stock on Hatch Court Farm (1834), inventory (1856), release as executor of Eliz.Dyer of Creech St.Michael, widow (1837); lease of 16 The Crescent, Taunton, Hen.Sweet to Rev.John Pridham, form. vicar of Orby, Linc. (1842).

Misc. unrelated draft deeds of covenants and declarations of trust.  DD\DP/86/3  1850-78

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Misc. receipted vouchers of Philip Doble Burridge of Stoke St.Mary, mainly with Taunton tradesmen  DD\DP/86/4  [n.d.]

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1813-14

Misc. surrenders, etc. of Taunton Deane land in Nailesbourne hundred, property of Cornish family of Kingston St.Mary.  DD\DP/86/5  1827-33

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Papers in case of Taunton Turnpike Trustees v. William Williams, lessee of their tolls, who defaulted on his rent.  DD\DP/86/6  1864-65

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Papers re estate of Eliz. Mary Maclean of Frithey, Bishops Hull, widow, with analysis of her will, dat. and pr.1855.  DD\DP/86/7  1845-64

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Misc. documents  DD\DP/86/8  1796-1881

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Incl. will of Jonathan Haddon of Kingston St.Mary yeo., dat. 1796; financial papers re Poole and Day families of Taunton (1810, 1823); lease of Whitewell Grounds, etc. in manor of West Woodland, Frome, by Marquess of Bath to Jas.Baber of Frome, maltster (1803); lease for a year by Rich.Baker of Puriton to Thos.Wallis of Middleney, Drayton and Thos.Bryant of Farrington Hill, North Petherton, of lands called Cutgold in Huntspill (1810); promissory notes of Rob.Beaumont Beadon to his father Rev.Rich.John Beadon (1881); certificate for redemption of Land Tax by dean and chapter of St.George's, Windsor, Berks. (1800); contract for building double cottage at Chargot Wood, Luxborough, with elevation and plan (1866); prospectuses of Law Life-Assurance Soc. (1823-24).

Misc.vouchers re Jacobs family, and solicitors' bill re R.Jacobs, decd.  DD\DP/86/9  1866-70

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Box 87  [no ref. or date]

Deeds of various properties in Bristol, all held at various times by the Over family  DD\DP/87/1  1595-1700

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Incl. messuage in Broadstreet inherited by Colthurst family from Walter Davis, glover, lease of 1658 to Jas.Morgan, tailor, has inventory of fixtures and fittings (1595-1680) messuage and dyehouse in Temple Street (1628-91) with benefit of shops during Paul's Fair (in 1663); garden and stable with penthouse in St.James Back (1648-1700), messuage in Frog Lane, with schedule of deeds from 1565 (1656); stable and garden outside Pithey Gate, lease to Poyntz Fox, house carpenter (1675), mortgage of new house in Castle St., abutting W. on Swan Alley with schedule of deeds (1692).

Deeds  DD\DP/87/2  1653-1718

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Of closes called Gribbs als. Roughpitts, Bingney als. Stonelake, and Pinney's Tenement in Thorncombe, Devon, held by Bragge family of Sadborough, incl. marr.settl. (1696) of John Bragg of Thorncombe, yeo., and Grace Tillman of Musbury, sp.

Deeds  DD\DP/87/3  1711-39

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Of a cottage in Axminster, Devon, in manor of Haccomb Fee, inherited from Samuel Loring, tailor, by his daughter Unity Brushett, widow. incl. her marr.settl. to Rob.Wooley, tailor (1739).

Deeds and other documents  DD\DP/87/4  17th cent. -1733

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Relating to the Parsonage of Wilton near Taunton, particularly concerning its sale to Barth.Treble of Taunton in 1733, incl. correspondence, abstracts of title [1590-1730] and wills of Alexander Worth (P.C.C. 17th cent.); John Worth, dat.1715, Sarah Worth, dat.1716, John Worth, dat.1730, all of Luccombe. UNFIT FOR PRODUCTION.

Misc. unrelated documents  DD\DP/87/5  1620-1726

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Incl. institution of Amias Warre as rector of Cheddon Fitzpaine (1620); mortgage assignment of Willsland Tenement, Broadwindsor, Dors., by reps. of Geo.Gibbs of Crewkerne, gent., (1703); marr.settl. of Henry Cole of Thorncombe, Devon, yeo., and Eleanor widow of Rob.Gale of West Monkton, gent., re messuage and lands at Bathpool, West Monkton (1709); copy will of Christian Sealy of West Hatch, dat.1725, cod.1726.

Box 88  [no ref. or date]

Deeds and documents  DD\DP/88/1  1838-65

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Associated with the marriage settlement of Elizabeth Mary ('commonly called Fanny') Charter (only surv. child of Thos.Malet Charter of Bishops Lydeard by Frances Eliz. dau. of Francis Freke Gunston, by his first wife Mary, sister and heir of Dr.Wm.Penny of Exeter) and Wm.Maclean of Ardgower House, Kilmenny, co.Argyll, esq. Lt.(later Cdr.) RN (1838), concerning property in Paignton and Loddiswell, Devon. [also see DD\DP/89/1 below]

Misc.papers, receipted bills and accounts  DD\DP/88/2  1851, 1861

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Re estate of Rev. Thos.Prowse Lethbridge of Combe Florey (d.1851) and his widow, Isabella (d.1861). UNFIT FOR PRODUCTION

Deeds and leases of properties in Frome and Orchardleigh  DD\DP/88/3  1692-1821

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Incl. messuage in New Close at Badcox, 2ac. in West Field, nr. Whitewall, 1ac. at The Moor, Stiles Tenement malthouse and 2½ac. at Hillacres Grave. No.3 in Long Row (part of St.Catherines Manor), all in Frome Selwood, concerning mainly families of Yerbury, Gibbs, Davis, Mortimer, King, Humphries, and, latterly Samuel Holmes of Frome, victualler and gent., incl. assignment for creditors by Wm.Davis, innholder, of Talbot Inn, Trooper Street, 5 tenements nr. middle of Keyford Street (1803); Kirches Mill, Orchardleigh, leased by Jas.Fussell of Mells, edgetoolmaker, to Hen.Wheeler of Frome, millwright (1814), assigned to Samuel Holmes (1817); with wills of Thos.Davis of Frome, baker, dat.1756, pr.1758, and Thos.Davis of Frome, baker and maltster, dat. and pr.1789. UNFIT FOR PRODUCTION [see also DD\DP/89/4-7]

Box 89  [no ref. or date]

Further deeds and documents [see DD\DP/88/1]  DD\DP/89/1  1845-69

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Relating to marriage settlement of Capt.Wm.Gunston Maclean and Elizabeth Mary Charter, incl. will of Capt.Wm.Gunston Maclean of Bishops Hull.RN., dat.1850, pr.1851; mortgage of Great Parks tenement and closes in Paignton. Devon (1851); release by children, Wm.Gunston Maclean of Upcott House, Lt.Allan Maclean of Dublin, Frances Margaret Maclean of Laxonby Hall, nr.Penrith.sp., to trustees, specifying Frethy House, Upcott House and Newley Farm, all in Bishops Hull, and lands in Wilton (1869).

Papers  DD\DP/89/2  1839-40

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In case brought by Jos.Candwell, an Oxford moneylender, against Herbert Raban, formerly of Exeter College, Oxford, son of Col.Raban of Hatch Beauchamp, incl.case, instructions, correspondence, etc., Oxford newspapers reporting the matter. [see also DD\DP/41/4, 53/5, 70/11, 89/2]

Solicitors' correspondence re affairs of Sin Thos.Gunston of Heatherton Park.  DD\DP/89/3  1795-1808

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Misc. copy deeds re closes in Frome  DD\DP/89/4  1698-1809

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Incl. mess. with the Shelfhouse in Stoney Street, Frome, in par. of Marston Bigot. mess. on St.Katherine Hill, mess. on W. side of Gentlestreet, and closes (1804), copy wills of Geo.King of Frome, carpenter, dat. 1780, [cod.1782, and of Geo.Whitchurch of Frome, gent., dat.1799, abstracts of title to closes nr. Whitewell [1692-1796], and house in Badcox Lane [1771-1801], Frome.

Deeds and leases  DD\DP/89/5  1760-1851

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Of various closes in Frome latterly of Samuel Holmes and inherited by Eliz.Ann wife of Philip Yandall of Manchester, accountant, incl. private Act re estates of Edw. Barnard (1818).

Deeds of closes in Frome  DD\DP/89/6  1783-1830

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Sold by Wm.Bedbury of London, tanman, to Wm.Lacey of Frome (1796), and of cottage in Grops Lane, Frome, bought form reps. Rob.Moon by Sam.Holmes (1802).

Further deeds, mortgages and assignments  DD\DP/89/7  1805-42

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Of various lands in Frome held by Sam.Holmes of Frome, gent., (see DD\DP/also 88/3)

Box 90  [no ref. or date]

Deeds of manor and advowson of Angersleigh als. Knightsleigh.  DD\DP/90/1  1529-1667,1802

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Quitclaimed by Edw.Soll of Sondon, grocer, to Sir Giles Capell (1529), settled by Arthur Lord Capell, baron of Hadham (1642), and sold by him to Roger Gale of Taunton St.Mary and Robert Proctor of Ruishton, merchants (1654). Roger Gale sold his moiety to Proctor (1667). Deeds of 1529 also related to manors of Ubley, Thorn Falcon, Walton, and Midsomer Norton, Som., Childe Okeford, South Charlton, Wyke and Well, as did deed of 1642. with addition of Kingsworthy, Hants., North Curry, and Wells, Som., Aust, Co.Glouc., Bealmes, cos.Wilts. and Berks. Deeds of 1654 and 1667 include schedules of copyhold estates and rents (with brief descriptions and names of lives), the latter mentioning the Church House, Angersleigh; copy mortgage of manor by Rev.John Gale to Thos.Rossiter of Barrington, esq. (1802).

Misc. vols. re Taunton Deane manor, etc.  DD\DP/90/2  18th cent. - 1837

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Kept by Robert Beadon, incl. customary of manor, 1647 (18th cent. copy); formulary giving forms of surrenders, fees, oaths, etc. (examples dated 1738-71); Beadon's accounts for various clients (1795-1837); rental of whole manor with details of expences, etc., 1809.

Bills and answers in Chancery cases  DD\DP/90/3  n.d. and 1799

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By the Rev.John Gale of Angersleigh against Frances Newton of St.Mary le Bone, Middx., and Thos.Rossiter of Barrington concerning non performance of contract by Rossiter to buy from Gale estates at Raydon in Taunton St.Mary and at Angersleigh; and by Frances Newton, widow, against Gale.

Copy and draft Taunton Deane Surrenders, grants, etc  DD\DP/90/4  1763-1807

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Mainly in hundred of Holway concening members of Gale family of Taunton and Angersleigh (1774-1807); papers in Chancery case by Ann Gale v.Eliz. widow of Henry Proctor Gale and others (1795); survey of Haydon estate, Taunton (n.d.); statement of Josiah Easton of Bradford re Angersleigh rectory and glebe (n.d.); proposals for settling estate of Henry Gale, intestate (n.d.); copy, mortgage of Angersleigh als. Knight Leigh menor (1784).

Draft mortgage sunt. of lands in Holway tithing and deed of covenants  DD\DP/90/5  1790

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By Rev. John Gale of Andersleigh to Thos.Rossiter of Barrington (1799), with correspondence, valuation of estate at Haydon and Buckland Farm. (n.d.)

Wills  DD\DP/90/6  1684-1741

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Of Robert Prockler of Haydon, Taunton St.Mary, merchant dat.1683, pr.1684, with legacy receipts; Henry Procter of Haydon, merchant, dat.1697; Hen.Procter of Bishops Hull.esq., dat.1725, pr.1728 John Prockter of Henlade, Ruishton, esq., dat.1741; Hen.Prockter Gale of Haydon, esq., dat.1782.

Cases for opinion, bills, etc.  DD\DP/90/7  1784-90

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In suit by Ann Gale of Bishops Hull, youngest dau. of Roger Estrenni Gale, brother of Joan Procter, against Hen.Procter Gale son of Henry Procter Gale, nephew of Joan Procter for Joan's estate incl. Moor Farm, Taunton St. Mary, and other Taunton Deane lands, incl. abstract of will of Joan Procter of Haydon, Taunton, widow, dat. 1759

Solicitors' correspondence re Gale family  DD\DP/90/8  1797-1815

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1797-1803; 1798-1815; 1803-15.

Misc. deeds and leases of lands in West Buckland  DD\DP/90/9  1759-1805

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Incl. Park or Parks Grounds (later Park Farm, a messuage and 47ac. near Ruggen and closes at Stoford, held by the Procter and Gale families, with draft abstracts of title.

Misc. receipts and copy Taunton Deane surrenders  DD\DP/90/10  1798-1812

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Of lands in Holway hundred, concerning Rev. John Gale of Angersleigh.

Misc. documents re copyhold lands in Taunton Deane manor held by Rev. John Gale of Angersleigh  DD\DP/90/11  1774-1808

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Incl. marr. settl. of Robert Proctor Anderdon of Henlade, esq., and Eliz. Callard of Ford, Stockland, Dors., sp. (1774); descriptions of lands at Haydon, incl. Micoes House and Haydon Farm, Taunton St. Mary, to be sold by Rev. John Gale to Thos. Rossiter (husband of Eliz. Pysing Rossiter, widow of Hen Gale); abstracts of title to decayed cottage and lands in Ruishton and Henlade (1759-81), Coombe Farm, Pitminster (1708-1808); draft and copy Taunton Deane surrenders and accounts.

Misc. documents re Gale family of Taunton and Angersleigh  DD\DP/90/12  1782-1811

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Incl. Hen. Proctor Gale's estate account book (1782-86); conveyance of closes in Wilton and Bishops Hull, incl. Steps Water Mead and lands adj. turnpike road to Wellington, cottage in three dwellings, and pasture of lane from Poulesgate to Shuttern, by Hen. Procter Gale to Prockter Thomas of St. Mary's, Taunton (1789); solicitor's accounts for Rev. John Gale (1798-1811), misc. papers re title and chancery suits.

Misc. tracings and maps  DD\DP/90/13  1850

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Re Taunton Deane Inclosure Award, particularly of lands in area of Holman Clavel and diversion of road over Leigh Hill.

Misc. Gale family documents  DD\DP/90/14  1790-91

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Incl. abstract of title to messuage and lands at Bratton in Stoke St. Mary (1718-1790), mortgage surrender by Henry Proctor Gale to Rob. Mockridge of Taunton St. James, baker (1791); case for opinion in suit by Ann Gale against Henry Procktor Gale and others (1790).

Misc. unrelated documents  DD\DP/90/15  1713-1844

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Incl. copy marr. settlement of John Dickens of Lyneall, Salop., gent, and Sarah Adams of Northwood, Salop., sp., dau. of Wm. Adams of Great Chatwell, Staff., re. a messuage and lands in Lyneall (1713); case for ejectment of Eliz. Cridland by John North of Taunton from 2 messuages and lands in Buckland St. Mary (1804), with list of Jurors; advertisement for sale of Cory Barton, Sussacott, and Cory Mill, in West Putford, Yellands Farm in Fremington, and messuages called Beera and Venn and Lighters and Broadpark, all in Instow, Devon (1839); abstract of title of Mary Standfast to cottage in Cheddon Fitzpaine [1792-1842] (1844); evidence of Wm.Marshall of Churchstanton, Devon (1844).

Box 91  [no ref. or date]

Misc. banking correspondence of Vincent Stuckey Reynolds  DD\DP/91/1  1824-1843

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Incl. rules for branches of banks and managers (c.1824-25); release by assignees of John Dauncey of Baltonsborough, cattle dealer, bankrupt, to Edwin Newman of closes in Baltonsborough (1841).

Misc. banking papers of Vincent Stuckey Reynolds re. Stuckey's bank  DD\DP/91/2  1838-1843

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Incl. correspondence re. 34ac. lands in Puriton and Bawdrip late of Francis Saunders, with valuation (1838); finances of Samuel Laver of Sharpham Park (d.1841), byelaws of bank, running total accounts of all 24 branches (1842-43).

As last  DD\DP/91/3  c.1834-41

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Incl. papers re Edw.Blandy's Taunton estates and accounts with draft advert. for sale of London Hotel and 5 houses on N.side of East Reach (1839-41); projected take-over of bank of Reeves and Roch at Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet and Wells (Wm.1834); purchase of Stuckey's bank premises on W. side of Fore St., Taunton (1839); affairs of Edw.Jones, trader, bankrupt in 1837.

As last  DD\DP/91/4  1814-42

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Incl. general accounts and meetings of Stuckey's Bank (1833-41), ext. from will of John Gurney of Earlham, Norwich, esq., dat.181, pr.1814; memorandum re new banking co. (1826); list of clerks and salaries (1840); meeting and accounts of Bridgwater infirmary (1840).

As last  DD\DP/91/5  1835-43

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Incl. draft minutes of bank meetings; summaries of overdrawn accounts by branches (w/m 1835.1839); United States Bank accounts (1841); proposal to unite Col.Tufnell and Miss Faulkeners' Bath bank with Stuckey's (1841); papers re purchase of Yeovil property, occ. by Whitmash and others from Miss Brown, with papers re title, statements re Rev.John Peddle, vicar of Charlton Horethorne, and extracts from registers re Peddle family (1841-2); affairs of James Ash of Taunton, bookseller and stationer (1840).

As last  DD\DP/91/6  1840, 1862-63

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Mainly banking (1840) and personal (1862-3) corresp., with tariff cards of London hotels, catalogue of wine merchant, J.L.Denman, 65 Fenchurch St., London (1862).

As last  DD\DP/91/7  1839-43

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Banking corresp. (1839-43) incl. loans by branches (1840), and re former silk and clothing mills at Charlton, Shepton Mallet (1840).

As last  DD\DP/91/8  1837-39

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Concerning the union of Messrs.Linglake's Bank, Taunton, with Stuckey's, incl. general statement (1837), letter of W.Kinglake re bank premises in Fore St. (1838), draft agreement for union (1838).

As last  DD\DP/91/9  1833-43

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Incl. letters from Vincent Stuckey (1833), Walter Stuckey, re depressed state of glove trade in Yeovil (1840); Cyrus Clark, Street (1841), appointment of V.S.Reynolds as Taunton Market Trustee (1840), circular of John Bowen, wine and spirit merchant, Bridgwater (1834).

As last  DD\DP/91/10  1834-43

1 bundle

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Incl letters from Walter Stuckey of Yeovil (1841), Vincent Stuckey (1843).

As last  DD\DP/91/11  1841-43

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. letters from Thos.Porch Porch of Glastonbur, (1841) and Vincent Stuckey (1841).

As last  DD\DP/91/12  1833-42

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. letters from Thos.Porch Porch (1841-2) and Vincent Stuckey (1833).

As last  DD\DP/91/13  1833-43

1 bundle

Contents:
Mainly re lease of Yeovil property to Mr [...] Whitmash, but incl. laters of Vincent Stuckey (1833-43).

As last  DD\DP/91/14  1841-42

1 bundle

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Banking correspondence.

Misc. banking papers  DD\DP/91/15  1826-43

1 bundle

Contents:
Including draft agreements for uniting with Stuckey's banks at Bristol, Bridgwater, Taunton, Langport and Wells (1826) and those of Thos.Porch Porch and John Fry Reeves at Wells, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet (1835); list of clerks by branches (n.d.)and of loans (1843); corresp. incl. re Frome Union (1838) and letter from Cyrus Clark, Street (1838).

Misc. papers re shares in Stuckey's Bank  DD\DP/91/16  1834-38

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. draft transfers by John Maningford of Bristol, banker, to Vincent Stuckey (1834).

Detailed specifications and accounts  DD\DP/91/17  1864-67

1 bundle

Contents:
(Mainly Wm.Shewbrooks and Son, builders, Taunton), for work at Canonsgrove, including new gateway, stable, coach-house, billiard room, enclosure to stable yard and dividing Canonsgrove Farmhouse into two cottages.

Misc. vols of Reynolds family  DD\DP/91/18  1829-99

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. two versions of printed rules of West Somerset Savings Bank (1840); rough diary day book of V.J.Reynolds (1840-41), printed deed of settlement of Bank of Manchester (1829); tradesmen's account books for supplying Reynolds family, Enoch Morgan for groceries (1894-97), Tazewell & Son, 2 East Reach, Taunton, butchers (1895-98), L.F.Perrett, milk and butter (1897-99), Rules of Taunton Reading Society (c.1840), Prospectus of Taunton and West Somerset Proprietary College (n.d. c.1845), Prospectus of Monmouthshire Iron and Coal Co. (1836) with half-yearly reports (1837).

Receipted bills  DD\DP/91/19  1866-67

1 bundle

Contents:
V.J.Reynolds, mainly with London and Taunton tradesmen, incl. good billheads for J. Steevens, upholsterer, 61 East Street (1866). Jas. Garaway's Dardham Down Nurseries, Bristol (1867).

As last  DD\DP/91/20-34  1859-96

1 bundle

Contents:
Reynolds family of Canonsgrove.

Misc. banking papers, correspondence, accounts re Stuckeys Bank, kept by V.S.Reynolds.  DD\DP/91/35  1831-43

1 bundle

Box 92  [no ref. or date]

As DD\DP/91/19-34.  DD\DP/92/1-17  1833-98

1 bundle

Misc. banking and personal papers and correspondence of Vincent Stuckey Reynolds and Vincent John Reynolds  DD\DP/92/18-26  c1825-64

1 bundle

(many in poor condition).

Contents:
2 bundles marked 92/25

Misc. printed banking prospectuses, partnership articles  DD\DP/92/27  1834-97

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. West of England and South Wales District Bank (1834-41) and misc. papers.

Bank account book  DD\DP/92/28  1833-98

1 bundle

Contents:
With details of accounts of individual customers, (n.d.); tradesman's account book for meat supplied to Reynolds family (1898); receipts and certificates for work done at Canonsgrove House; case for opinion (no names) (1833): exercise book, conic sections, V.J.Reynolds, Trinity College, Dublin (1845); notes on Combe Florey charities (n.d.).

Box 93  [no ref. or date]

Draft abstract of title of Ann Chamberlaine and her son Rev.George Chamberlaine  DD\DP/93/1  1742-1826

1 bundle

Contents:
To cottages etc. called Star Plot, Taunton St.Mary [1751-c.1810), with related probate and copy wills: James Dare of Taunton, gent., dat. 1742; Mary Roberts of Taunton St. James, wid., dat.1768, cod.1772, pr.1780: Thos. Blagdon Dare of Taunton, surgeon, dat.1751: John Roberts of Taunton St. Mary, esq., dat. and pr.1782; John Periam of Taunton St. James, esq., dat.1783; Sarah Dare of Taunton, sp., dat.1783. pr.1784; Mary Dare of Taunton, sp., dat.1805, pr.1806; Martha Periam of Taunton, wid., dat.1806, pr.1807; Agnes wife of Wm. Corfield of Taunton, esq., dat.1806; Betty Roberts of Taunton St. Mary, wid., dat.1807. pr.1808; Ann Chamberlaine of Brompton, Mdx., wid. of John, dat.1826.

Deeds and leases of various properties in Witheridge  DD\DP/93/2  1546-1751

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. purchase by Hugh Stewkeley (1546); Bradford Tracy, Bradford Tracy Mill and lance called Curthammes and Forde, John Snowe to John Crooke (1879); fifth share of Bradford Tracy, Croudwall als Crandall in Creacombe, of Bignhey in Bradford. Rich. and Arthur Halse to Thos. Mortymer als Tanner (1588); lease of Luctaborne tenement, Thos. Melhuishe to Rob. Barnes (1690); lease for a year of manors and capital messuages, etc., of Bradford Tracy, Thelbridge als Delbridge, Yard Cole in Rose Ash, Rackenford Magna, tenements in Bampton, Geo. Shortrudge to Jas. Northleigh (1713); assignments of leases by Wm. Barbor of Wheydon to Jacob Cooley (1747) and Southgrindon to Rich. Cooke (1751), both in Witheridgs.

Deeds of shares  DD\DP/93/3  1673-1738

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Contents:
In Manor of Hansford als Hantisford in Burrington, Asgreigny and Chumleigh, Devon, fifth of seiles Tenement, East, Town, Crediton (1729), Hansford Mills. Little Hansford Mills and various (named) tenements in Burrington (1738).

Misc. deeds and leases of Taunton  DD\DP/93/4  1675-1833

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. parcels called Grassgrove, conveyed by Thos., Earl of Stamford, to Jas, Mitchell, glover (1675) with messuage of two dwelling thereon, involving Marshall family, Francis Newton, merchant, Thos. Grove, spothecary (1690-94); marriage settlement of Benj. Hall of Taunton St. Mary. linendraper and grocer, and Mary dau. Rev. John (decd.) and Mary Roberts of same, financial (1742); will of Eleanor Hall of Taunton St. James, wid., dat.1753, pr.1756; bond as part of marriage settlement of Christ. Lutley of Taunton St. Mary, innholder and Mary parsons (1751); assignment of unspecified property (incl. Flook estate in Taunton St. James) form. of Ellis Button of Uffculme, gent., decd., involving Joseph Merford of Taunton, apothecary, Thos. Were of Wellington, jun., sergemaker (1758); lease of house and tenement behind on south corner of Hunts Entry (now Bath Place) and High Street, Taunton St. Mary by Sir Benj. Hammet to Jas. Broomhall of Taunton St. Mary, chinaman, with detailed plan of Bath Place (then Hunts Court) which Hammet intended to straighten (1792); papers re. debts of Joseph Kingsbury of Taunton, coal merchant (1828-33).

Deeds, etc. of Bridgwater  DD\DP/93/5  1708-41

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. lac. close with stable abutting N. on Castle Field, mortgaged by Geo. Pettitt, mercer, to Constance Harvey, wid. (1708), assigned to Dr. John Morgan, with passage to the Easter Key by the bowling green and through Bartholemews Close (1710-11); mortgage of same and the Black Boy Inn, abutting E. on River Parrett, by Dr. John Morgan to Robert Methwen, gent. (1713); marriage settlement of Dr. John Morgan and Melior Binford of Stream, St. Decumans, wid., of same property and term in vinicott's workhouse in Bridgwater (1721); lease of former house then a soap boiling house for ashes, stable, etc., at end of Dampiet Street, abutting W. on street, by James, Lord Waldegrave, to Jonathon Vinicott, tinman later winemerchant (1723), and assignment by Jonathon Chubb, jun., admr. of Vinicott, of same to Wm. Binford, esq. (1741); admon, of Melior Morgan of Bridgwater wid. (1732) granted to her son. Wm. Binford, esq.

Deeds  DD\DP/93/6  1659,1672

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Manor and advowson of Alford, assigned to heirs of John Dodderidge decd., all of Exeter (1659) and by them to trustees, listing tenements and lives excepted (1672).

Deeds of North Petherton  DD\DP/93/7  1673-1793

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. conveyance of various properties at Primore of near Primore Green, incl. a mansion house and tan house, settled by Edw. Musgrave of Gotten, West Monktonb, yeo., on his son Edw. before his marriage with Joan dau. of Botolph Thomas of Pitminster, yeo. (1677), with leases and assignments by Abraham Gristock to Edw. Martine sen. (1690), to Eliz. Lyng. wid. (1701). Wm. Hurford of West Monkton Taylor, sergemaker (1714), by Martha Musgrave of Taunton St. James, sp., to Rob. Porter of Starsland, North Petherton, gent. (1793). admon, of Henry Musgrave of North Petherton, (1689); assignment of messuage and 13ac. at Tuckerton North Petherton, by Henry Musgrave (1673); leases of a cottage and pear orchard called the Pond Garden abutting N. on the Chapel Yard, W., E. and S. on the mill pond of Newton Mill, in Manor of Newton Wroth, later called Ambroses, to John Randall of North Newton, coachman (1708). Jonathon Durling of North Newton, miller (1751) and same of Kingston St. Mary. yeo. (1779).

Deeds  DD\DP/93/8  1594-1708

1 bundle

Contents:
Of 6 closes of 14ac. called Northolmes (later Northams) part of Manor of Northolme in Wellington sold by Rob. Howse of South Brewham to Wm. Hopkyns als Gyles (1594), by Thos. Leatherne to Rich. Wood (1609), inherited by Wood's daughters, with marriage settlement of James Clowter of Bradford-on-Tone, husb., and Margaret Wood of Wellington, sp., (1635) and partition with her sister Grace (1635) later wife of Rob. Salter of West Buckland, yeo. The whole property passed to the latter's son, Rob., and grandson, John, who assigned it to Wm. Miller of Wellington, sergemaker (1699). Miller mortgaged it, with closes called Broadfield in Jurston Manor, Wellington, to John Thomas (1708).

Misc. Wellington deeds  DD\DP/93/9  1612-1799

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. mortgage of barn and stable and 3 closes of 11ac. called Rocke at Roe Green, Wellington, by Jos. Cooke of Wellington, sergemaker, to John Southey of Fitzhead (1710); reconveyance of Wils's als Cook's tenement of 11ac. nr. Rock Green als Row Green [now Rockwell Green], 6 messuages there, one called Caper House, messuage and lands at Durleigh and Chilton by Hen. Spurway of Milverton, gent. to Matthew Havilland of Wellington (1796) and further mortgage of part by Havilland to Thos. Spiller of Taunton, gent. (1799); lease of Moorhouse and 28ac. in Durleigh (1ac. in Chilton), in west Bower manor to John Havilland of Runnington, gent. (1726), with mortgage assignments of same by Mathew Havilland of Wellington, soapboiler, to Nath, Palmer of Stawley, gent. (1769); chirographs of fine of message and lands in Washford and Wellington, John Thomas v. George Best (1612). PLUS 2 UNLISTED BNDLS

Box 94  [no ref. or date]

Deeds of various premises in Bradford-on-Tone  DD\DP/94/1  1680-1760

1 bundle

Contents:
All ultimately held by Serle family, incl. close formerly part of Sharpes Place, assigned by Edm. Parker of Pinhoe, Devon, to Wm. Serle of Bradford, jun., gent. (1680); messuage and 2 ac., post-nuptial marriage settlement of John Morris, yeo., and wife Eliz. (1706) later held by son Wm., then grandson Thos. Morris, who conveyed to John Serle, esq. (1751); messuage or tenement with lands, some near Hillfarrence River, formerly held by Bruford family, assigned by Betty (nee Bruford) wife of Thos. Bowbeer of Chipstable to John Serle, gent. (1748); lease of Bales Tenement and 17½ ac. by Wm. Purridge of Stoke St. Mary to John Serle, esq.

Misc. leases for 99 years or lives  DD\DP/94/2  1680-1798

1 bundle

Contents:
Of properties in West Monkton manor, to Christ Devonshire of Minehead, merchant, of house and lands at Bathpool late Gullys (1680, 1688); to Thos. Long of Kingston St. Mary, yeo., of house and land at Gotten (1735); to Chas. Jeane, shoemaker, of waste at New Cross to build a cottage abutting E. on highway from Monkton Heathfield to Bridgwater (1740); to Stephen Paul, yeo., later gent., of messuage or tenement called Taylors (formerly Reynold Taylor), lands part of Coxs tenement nr. Langaller Heathfield and part of Edwards tenement, except land at Monkton Elm adj. Dorstors Lane (1758, 1765, 1785), and lands formerly part of Taylors (1791); to Philip Hellican, lab., of cottage called the Alehouse (1770); to Sam, Stuckey, of 2 cottages at Gooschford (1783); to Thos. Paul, Pattens House and land, incl. orchard manor pound bundle of leases labelled 'lands sold to Mr. Brickdale and Mr.Ocode's to Rich. Musgrave, of messuage and 58ac. incl. at Monkton Elm and in Broomhay Common (1720), to Eliz, Jean jun. wid. of Rev. John Jeane, of same property (1755), to her of Hagleys tenement and half yardland of 30 ac. (1752).

Deeds  DD\DP/94/3  1747-1809

1 bundle

Contents:
Of messuage and backside of 3ac., 2ac. in Horse Ditch, Common Mead, Lyne Parrock, 1yd. in Seven Yards Meadow, all West Monkton, held by Markes family of Thorne Coffin and Bathpool, West Monkton, mortgaged to [Rev.] Rich Pearsall of Taunton (1748), assigned to Alven family of West Monkton (1761), assigned by children of Rich, and Diana Alven of North Petherton to John Boyer Maynard of Taunton, miller (1807); with deeds of lands, incl. knowles Parrock on S. side of mill stream, assigned by Alex. Bruford of Lyng to J.B.Maynard (1805).

Misc. deeds of Somerset properties  DD\DP/94/4  1640-1852

1 bundle

Contents:
Settlement of 2 messuage and Jewes land of 15ac. in Fitzhead by Eleanor Gooding of Halse, wid. of Rob., son of Hen.Gooding, sister of Wm.Studdier of Fitzhead, on her children (1640); lease of cottage in Old Churchay, Curry Rivel, to Ann Nurse, with covenant to help drive the pray off the commons (1673); copy court roll of Chard manor, re adm, of George Pole clothier, to a house and 22ac. at Crimchard (1738); quitclaim of Hayne Farm, Enmore by heirs of Wm.Adams to John. earl of Egmont (1762); bond of indemnity by Andrew Crosse of Broomfield (great nephew of Andrew Crosse) to J.F.Warre of Hestercombe (1816); marr.settlt. of Thos.Malet Charter of Lynchfield House and Eliz.Metford of Flook House, Taunton St. James, moiety of closes called Broadleaze and Westons Mead of 40ac. in Sandford Orcas (1822); tithes on garden abutt. N. on Taunton College School in Bishops Hull, conv. by John Buncombe to Wm.Kinglake (1824); new-built house, slaughter house and Little Whitlands, Cheddon Fitzpaine, leased by Warre, to Wm.Reed (1831), and mortg. by Reed to John Smerdon Cornish and Thos.Cornish of Kingston St.Mary, with inventory of furniture by rooms (1833); release of trusts by heirs of John Ball of Henlade, gent. (1833); purchase of parts of Hayns Farm (?Corfe) by Honiton and Ilminster Turnpike trustees from Edmund Ackland of Stawell (1841); marriage settl. of Frederick John Cogan of Kingston St. Mary and Marriett Fearncombe of Taunton, messuages, mills and lands in Kingston St.Mary (1862).

Misc. exemplifications of common recoveries and fines of Devon properties  DD\DP/94/5  1559-1703

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. recovery in Northam manor court by Arthur Hatche, gent. agst. Thos. and Grace Melhuise of lands in Northam Burrowes, etc. (1664) and exemplification of case over farmstock at Prustmarke in Northcott, held Of manor of Holacombe Peamore brought by Nich. Bolhedd against Robert Pyrford, gent., and others (1559).

Misc. Devon deeds  DD\DP/94/6  1588-1762

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. conveyance of Northcombe in Witheridge by Richard and Arthur Halse to Thos Uppington jun. (1588); reconveyance of mortgage of rectory and advowson of Burrington by Humphry Brooke of Cruwys Morchard, yeo., to Zenobia Molford of Burrington (widow of Roger, son of Wm.Molford) and her daus. (1648); capital messuage and demesnes in West Putford, Cory Mills, Sessacott, North Challdon, Kismeldon and closes incl. Sessacott Park, in West Putford and Abbots Bickington, marriage settlement of John Cory of Cory, West Putford, gent., and Prudence dau. Rev. Hugh Mill of West Putford (1658); bond betw. Edmund Parker of Pynn Court, gent., and Oliver Mustion of Exeter, apothecary to Wm. Searle of Bradford, Somerset, gent. (1680); lease of mess. called Gorrell in Hemyock and closes part of Tawtons in manor of Newcott and parish of Clayhidon, by Leonard Tratt of Buckland St.Mary to Wm.Holway of Hemyock (1762).

Misc. out-county deeds  DD\DP/94/7  1689-1825

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. lease of messuage, barn, etc. in Pickardye St., nr. Leason Heath, Erith, Kent, by Edw.Alsopp of London, distiller, to Peter and Ann Maybrill (1689, end. with ass. to Sam.Browne of Crayford, Kent, 1693); mortgage of ¼ of messuage and lands in Darenth. Kent., form. of John Umfrey by his son Herbert to Herbert's brother, James (1689); settlement by Samuel Eyre of Newhouse, Wilts (son of Kingsmill Eyre.) on his daus. of extensive lands, incl. Newhouse in Whiteparish and Downton, Wilts., Chillington in South Newton, Wilts., various properties in Salisbury, incl. Blue Boar Inn, Bell Inn, Talbot Inn, manors of Brightwalton, Berks., with advowson, Boscombe East, Wilts., with advowson; and 6th house from Cray Street in King's Circus, Walcot, Bath (1776); release of trusts in manors and lands (unspecified) in Hants., Yorks. and Durham by Thos.Moore Wayne of South Armborough, Hants. (1825).

Box 97  [no ref. or date]

Leases etc.  DD\DP/97/1  1760-92

1 bundle

Contents:
Executed by Benjamin (later Sir Benjamin) Hammet, MP, of Wilton and London, banker, incl. leases (1760, 1767) by Marshe Dickinson of Dunstable and Hammet to John Baker of house and lands at Holway, Taunton St.Mary, and (1774) to Wm.Bowditch and John Every of Pitminster, part of rent to be paid in cider, reserving certain rooms to landlord; closes at Wilton to Wm.Bellamy, innholder (1773); garden and cottage at Wilton, with detailed covenants for planting fuit trees, to John Parratt of Taunton, gardener (1774), closes and cottage at Wilton, to Wm.Gyles, sergemaker (1781), Wilton House, 'new-built' with 10ac, in Wilton and Taunton St.Mary and schedule of household goods by rooms, to James Van Sommer and Peter Paul of London, silk mercers (1781), and to Jonathon Morton Pleydell of Teignmouth, Devon (1784), and inventory of furniture by rooms (1781); messuage on W. side of Fore Street, to John Pole of Taunton, printer (1791); messuage in East Street, Taunton, to Jas. Locke, shoemaker (1792); agreement between Hammet and Robert Stribling to Exeter, master builder, to lay out Hammet Street, Taunton, and to build first 10 houses, with detailed list of properties to be demolished and specifications of those to be erected (1780) [Hammet Street was started in 1788].

Deeds  DD\DP/97/2  1729-87

1 bundle

Contents:
Of 3 messuages abutting W., on Fore Street, N. on Magdalene Lane, Taunton, and 8 further tenements to the east of them, held by Towill family, 2 being sold by Thos. Towill, glover to Benj. Spiller in 1787, with wills of Eliz. Towill of West Monkton, sp.dat.1729, Arthur Towill sen. of Taunton, gent., dat.1730, John Towill of Taunton St. Mary, grocer, dat.1739, pr.1740, papers re. Land Tax (1768-70), deed of ruinous messuage in Great Mary Magdalene Lane, Taunton, sold by Sarah dau. Wm. Mills, sergemaker, to the Towills (1751). [Property probably acquired by Sir Benj. Hammet for building Hammet Street).

Leases  DD\DP/97/3  1759-77

1 bundle

Contents:
Of Pitminster parish messuages and lands at Holway, Taunton St. Mary, leases to Eliz. and John Leave (1759), to Elizabeth Leave and David Pounsbury, baker (1773); and surrendered by them to Benjamin Hammet (1777) after notice to quit [Note, that these houses were in [Upper] High St. and pulled down to make Wilton House shrubbery for which an annuity of £15 was paid to the poor of Pitminster.]

Letters  DD\DP/97/4  1809

1 bundle

Contents:
From John Hammet, MP, [son of Sir Benjamin] to Robert Beadon, his Taunton agent, mentioning Tone Bridge Bill, George III's Jubilee, elections, etc.

Misc. Taunton deeds  DD\DP/97/5  1729-1922

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. unspecified messuage, John Capon, innkeeper, and family to Geo.Deane of Pyrland, esq. (1729); lease of standing nr. High Cross in Market Place, by portreeves to GeO.Berry, scrivener (1746); messuage and garden at Wilton, leased by Ebenezer Jeffries of Bishops Hull, sergemaker (heir of brother Joseph) to Wm.Radford of Wilton, maltster (1754); mortgage of decayed messuage and 2½ac. (former site of malt mill) in Paul Street, close called Windick, West Monkton, burgage and lac. in East Street, held under Portman leases of 1747 and 1763, by James Bryant, surgeon (1771); assignment of decayed messuage in 3 dwellings in Shuttern, by Sam.Brooks, Woolstapler, to John Stower, and lease of reversion of Stower from Jane Noble, widow, (1771); lease of western part of rebuilt house in East Street, by John Willment, whitebaker, to Sarah Fraunceis Gwyn, widow (1790); printed rental of lands of Taunton Town Charity (1905) with additions and corrections to 1922; deed of trust re proceeds of a book of poems compiled by Joanna Baillie of Hamstead, Mdx., sp., assigned to Margaret Sterling of Taunton, widow of James Sterling of London, merchant (1822), with covenant by her three daughters of Cheltenham (1840).

Account book of tithes, agistments, etc  DD\DP/97/6  1719-33

1 vol

Contents:
Kept by Rev. John Gale, incl. list of householders; re Creech St.Michael, with receipts from small tithes of Ruishton

Deeds  DD\DP/97/7  1763-1836

1 bundle

Contents:
Of mansion of Gotten Farm, West Monkton with 120ac. with Home and Hare's tenements, held by Musgrave family in 1763 and Beadon family in 1836, with lease of messuage late Cridlands at Gotten by C.W.Bampfylde to John Boone (1790), and agreement to assign by Wm.Hallet lab., to Wm.Beadon (1814).

Misc. unrelated deeds  DD\DP/97/8  1695, 1708, 1760-1866

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. lease by Hen. Portman of Orchard Portman to his servant, Jas. Bryant of Bryanston, Dors. yeo., of tenement and 40ac. in Harberton, Devon (1708), enclosing Portman power of attorney (1695); lease of 36 Nicholas Lane, Cannon St., London, by Cath. Haynee to Geo.Casey (1789); lease of house and 3ac. at Rawridge, Upottery, Devon by Rt. Hon. Hen. Addington to Wm.Knight, butcher (1797); draft bond of indemnity by John Radford of Stoke St.Mary, yeo. for share of decd. wife. Selina's share, in estate of her father, Wm.Tutcher of Taunton, gardener (1866); release of shares in estate of Capt. John Spurway of Spring Grove, Milverton, RN., by his sons (John Purlewent Spurway of Spring Grove, Wm.Hen.Spurway of Charmouth, Dors., and Rev.Edw.Brian Combe Spurway of Heathfield) to their mother, Sarah Anne Spurway (1867); testimonial (1846) and B.A. certificate (1847) from Trinity College, Dublin, of Edw.Wm.Saul.

Papers  DD\DP/97/9  1909-1915

1 bundle

Contents:
Re capital account of Percy Helyar (1909) and income and capital accounts of Jessie Helyar (1915) as heirs of estate of V.J.Reynolds of Canonsgrove.

Misc. schemes for Taunton charities  DD\DP/97/10  1898-1900

1 bundle

Contents:
Incl. Town Charity, Grays Almshouses and Kinglake Charity.

Misc. investment and land tax papers  DD\DP/97/11  1909-1914

1 bundle

Contents:
Re individual properties in Creech St.Michael, Taunton, Staplegrove, Bishops Hull, Tiverton, Devon

Minute book of the trustees of Huish's Charity.  DD\DP/97/12  1832-1873

1 vol

Draft schemes of the Charity Commissioners  DD\DP/97/13  1887

1 bundle

Contents:
For establishing Bishop Fox's Girls' School, and for varying the Huish Girls' School Scholarship, 1879

Box 95-97  [no ref. or date]

CONTENTS OF ONE WOODEN BOX, UNLABELLED  DD\DP/95-97 ?  17th cent - 19th cent

2 boxes

Contents:
The three boxes contain many loose deeds, principally for Taunton St. Mary, Taunton St. James, Wilton, West Monkton and Milverton, etc.
The following have also been noticed:
Box 95 Articles of partnership of Messrs. Beadons and Sweet, solicitors, 1842
Box 96 1 bundle deeds of The Swan in Milverton, 1662-1784
1 bundle deeds of property in Bathealton, Dulverton and co. Devon, 1748-1808 (Barnes family)
1 bundle deeds of property in Fore Street and elsewhere in Taunton St. Mary, 1664-1789, with abstract of title back to 1602 (Towill family); 1788 deed is contract for building a new house in Fore Street, with plan and elevation, for John Buncombe, apothecary
1 bundle of bills and vouchers, 1793-1801 (Hammet family)

Box 98  [no ref. or date]

TAUNTON DEANE VOLUMES  DD\DP/98  17th cent - 18th cent

1 box

Contents:
Copy, made 1717, of 1647 survey for the Manor of Taunton Deane (Hundreds of Holway, Staplegrove, Poundisford, Nailsbourne, Hull and Taunton Castrum (including privileges of officers, lands in Manor granted by indenture, boundary of the Manor of customs of the Manor of Taunton and Taunton Deane)). [1 vol.]
Copy rentals for Hundreds of Hull, Staplegrove, Holway, Nailsbourne, Poundisford [some not dated, others dated 1720 and 1736]. [1 vol.]
Book of certificates of surrenders for the Manor of Taunton Deane, 1616-20 [1 vol.]
Customs of Manor of Taunton Deane, 1647 [printed, ?1785] [1 vol.]
Indexes to surrenders for Hundreds of Hull, Poundisford, Nailsbourne, Holway, Otterford, and Taunton Borough and Taunton Castle; alphabetical list of tenants' names under surrenders and index to other records, 1660-1822 [7 vols.]
Volume containing names of tithings and courts, deputations grantable, descriptions of lands, rules in compounding heriots, Staplegrove recognition money, etc., n.d., ?17th and 18th cents. [1 vol.]
Precedent book, n.d., 18th cent. [1 vol.]

Box 99-100  [no ref. or date]

MAPS AND SURVEYS  DD\DP/99-100  18th cent-19th cent

2 boxes

Contents:
Bradford 1802
Two maps: before and after the exchanges between Wm. Warre, Wm. Burridge and John Nurton. Another copy of the before map; no surveyor; no book of reference
Bradford 1841
Estates of J.A. Warre
Cheddon Fitzpaine 1838
Copy of tithe apportionment award [no map]
Old Cleeve 1839
Copy of tithe map, with two copies of the apportionment separate
Old Cleeve 1852
Valuation of the parish [manor added to title on cover in MS.]
Old Cleeve 1862
Sale catalogue (development) map of Cleeve Bay (Blue Anchor)
Corfe 1839
Tracing of tithe map and copy of award
Corfe n.d., ?c.1850
Pickeridge Common Allotments
Curland 1841
Copy of tithe map
West Hatch 1841
Copy of tithe map, with award separate
Bishop's Hull c.1840
Copy of tithe map
Bishop's Hull n.d. ?c.1830
Estate at Rumwell (35a.), the property of Jas. Billet, esq.
Bishop's Lydeard 1837
Copy of tithe apportionment award
Pitminster 1810
Whole parish, with state of cultivation of most fields added, 1812
Pitminster 1839
Two copies of tithe map [one in roll]
Ruishton 1848
?copy of tithe map
Sampford Arundel 1840
Copy of tithe map, with award separate
Stoke St. Mary 1837
Copy of tithe map, with award separate
Taunton St. James 1840
Two copies of tithe map, with one copy of award separate
Taunton St. Mary 1840
Two copies of tithe map, with two copies of award separate
Thurlbear 1828
Survey and assessment of the parish made by Mr Ham [The map to which this refers is in the Crown Estate Office, Taunton; a reproduction of the Thurlbear section appears in Sixsmith, A History of Thurlbear]
Tolland 1817
A particular of the parish and valuation of rectorial tithes
Tolland n.d.
Book of reference [watermark 1835]
Wellington 1839
Copy of tithe award; loose inside, sale catalogue, with plan, of Middle Green Estate, 1885
Wembdon 1841
Copy of tithe award
Wilton 1840
Parish copy of tithe map, with award attached, and two copies of the award, separate
Miscellaneous items
Rental of the manors of Cothelstone and West Bagborough 1789-1792 [little detail of holdings]
Milverton Inclosure - Commissioners' Journal with print of Milverton Inclosure Act, 1831, and two general Acts bound at front 1831-1834 [1 vol.]
Taunton Deane Inclosure Memoranda Book 1846-1847
Langford Budville tithe rent receipts 1892
Milverton Budville tithe rent receipts 1892
Milverton tithe n.d., w/m 1872
Numbers as on tithe map, but details changed
Printed items: Scheme for the management of the hospital branch of the Huish Charity, 1875; Rules under the Tithe Act, 1891

Box 101,102  [no ref. or date]

REV. G. SWEET'S [OF BROADLEIGH IN SAMPFORD ARUNDEL] TRUSTEES  DD\DP/101,102  17th cent - 20th cent

2 boxes

Contents:
2 bundles of deeds of Sampford Arundel
1667-1852 (incl. copy of will of Moses Chorley, 1808)
1748-1864 (mainly Fry family)
Deeds, etc. of estates in Cornwall, inclu. manor of Penheale, etc. in Egloskerry, etc., 1774-1904, with rental, 1757-66
Household accounts, 1825
Correspondence (few) of Rev. Chas. B. Sweet and his institution to Kentisbury (co. Devon), 1833, in succession to Rev. Chas. Sweet, decd.
Probate of will of Chas. Sweet of Kentisbury, 1833

Box 103,104  [no ref. or date]

CAPTAIN T. SWEET  DD\DP/103,104  17th cent-19th cent

2 boxes

Contents:
Deeds and copy deeds (incl. abstract of title) of property in Curland, Hatch Beauchamp, Bickenhall and Hillfarrance, relating to the Bindon family, including will of Ellen Bindon of Trull, 1698; 17th to 19th cents.
Deeds relating to property in St. James Street, Taunton, 1815.
Wills, including will of Saml. Smith of Wilton, 1751.
Draft deeds of Sir Benjamin Hammet relating to houses in Fore Street, Taunton, 1787-97.
Deeds re property in Haydon Green and Haydwood Farm in Taunton St. Mary Magdalen, 1862
See DD/CWCW 14 for further deeds of property tithe numbers 300 - 303 - 305, Hatch Beauchamp (Forest Ground adj. [...] )

Box 105-107  [no ref. or date]

MRS JANE SNOW'S TRUST  DD\DP/105-107  [n.d.]

Contents:
Deeds, drafts, declarations of trusts and associated papers, mainly late 19th century, including some deeds of Milverton and Wiveliscombe.
Note: one box also contains some Sweet letters, etc., to be associated with the Sweet papers above; no connection with the Snow Trust was immediately obvious.

Box 108  [no ref. or date]

C. WATSON  DD\DP/108  18th cent - 20th cent

1 box

Contents:
Deeds and copy deeds, including abstract of title, relating to property in Withycombe, Spaxton, Taunton, Thurlbear, Bishop's Hull, Trull and Crewkerne, 18th to 19th cents. [Very fragile].
containing papers of the Rev. C. Sweet of Kittisford, including letters, institutions to various rectories, including Kittisford, and his 'Manganese Weighing Book', 19th cent.
Deeds and papers of John Monday of Blagrove Farm in Milverton, bankrupt, 1855-68.
Letters to Robert Beadon, Taunton, from the Rev. Chas. Russell of Bath, including Sweet family papers, early 19th cent.
Leases of rectory and tithes of Thurloxton, 1805.
Papers of estates, etc., of the late Jas. Hole, relating to property in Churchstanton, etc., late 19th cent.
Particulars and conditions of sale of 'Chilliswood' in Trull, 1913.
Copy Conveyance of land in the manor of Taunton Deane to the Co. of Proprietors in Bristol and Taunton Canal Navigation, 1822.
Certificates of Somersetshire Coal Canal, 1794.

Box 109  [no ref. or date]

KELLY EXECUTORSHIP  DD\DP/109  19th cent - 20th cent

1 box

Contents:
Copy will of Admiral Benedictus Marwood Kelly of Saltford House, 1867, with estate papers and other Kelly wills, executors' letter books, correspondence relating to Saltford Land Slip, 1900-01, inventory of Saltford House (furniture, etc.,), correspondence from E.K. Kempson, Cornwall, to W. Kelly, M.D., of Taunton, 1868 and 1869, and correspondence relating to Kelly College (founding of which under will of Admiral Kelly - to be in Devon).

Box 110  [no ref. or date]

DEEDS ETC. FROM SAFE  DD\DP/110  1772 - 1901

1 box

Contents:
Deeds, etc., relating to Milverton Church Lands and other property in Milverton, 1814-1901.
Deeds of A.R. Payne of Milverton relating to property in Curry Mallett, 1870, and deeds of Lydeard St. Lawrence, 19th cent.
Deeds of Sweet - Payne families of Milverton.
Sweet legacy accounts, etc., 19th cent.
Kidner of Nynehead papers, Milverton deeds, correspondence and misc., 19th cent.
Deed of Holcombe Rogus, 1779, and Milverton, 1772.

Box 111  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  DD\DP/111  18th cent - 20th cent

4 bundles

Contents:
Bundle 1. Deeds relating to property in Hope Terrace, also the Red Lion Inn, in Chard, 1827-1913. Also concerning the Gunn family.
Bundle 2. Deeds (including schedule) relating to dwelling house in Holyrood Street, in Chard, 1768-1855.
Bundle 3. Deeds relating to messuage and land in Crow Lane in Chard, 1728-1914.
Bundle 4. Deeds relating to messuage and lands in Chard (Quier family) 1715-1828. Including wills of John Irish of Chard, sergeweaver, 1715, admon. 1735, and of Joseph Quier of Chard, clothier, 1742, pr. 1742.

Box 112  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
112/1-4 taken from metal box marked "Peake".
112/5-9 taken from metal box marked "Sweet-Bromleigh"

DEEDS RELATING TO LAND AND PREMISES AT HIGHER SIDBROOKE, WEST MONKTON.  DD\DP/112/1  [n.d.]

Assignment - Moore to Jeanes.  DD\DP/112/1/1  2 Apr 1708

1 doc

Assignment - Caufield.  DD\DP/112/1/2  3 Feb 1735

1 doc

Copy and extract of wills of John Boon and Abraham Caufield.  DD\DP/112/1/3  nd

1 bundle

Abstract of title - Warre.  DD\DP/112/1/4  1801

1 doc

Absolute assignment - Boon, Ponny and others to John Tyndale Warre  DD\DP/112/1/5  30 Apr 1801

1 doc

Agreement to sell to Beadon.  DD\DP/112/1/6  1821

1 doc

Abstract of title - Mrs. Elizabeth Tyndale Warre.  DD\DP/112/1/7  nd

1 doc

WILLS, PROBATE, INVENTORIES  DD\DP/112/2  [n.d.]

Probate - will of Matthew Franklin.  DD\DP/112/2/1  28 Feb 1805

1 doc

Probate - will of Robert Franklin. (see also DD\DP/17/6)  DD\DP/112/2/2  26 Aug 1830

1 doc

Probate - will of Mrs. Mary Ann Franklin.  DD\DP/112/2/3  11 Jan 1846

1 doc

Inventory of household goods and effects of Mary Ann Franklin (decd) of Hammett Street, Taunton.  DD\DP/112/2/4  nd

1 doc

Contents:
Other papers relating to probate, Stamp Duty, etc.

REV. GEORGE PEAKE  DD\DP/112/3  [n.d.]

Institution to various Parishes  DD\DP/112/3/1  nd

1 item

Contents:
Birmingham, Plymouth, Devizes. Letter of admonition from Bishop of Salisbury.

DESCRIPTIVE LETTERS AND JOURNAL  DD\DP/112/4  [n.d.]

Letters  DD\DP/112/4/1  1863; 1881

1 bundle

Contents:
From Derwent Radcliffe to Aunt - Mrs. Maria Peake nee Strangways of Thornes House, Milverton - Exeter, Clevedon, R.M.O. WOOLWICH, Malta, India (N.W.Provinces), to death 1881.

Description of journey to India by overland route.  DD\DP/112/4/2  1843

1 vol

Other Radcliffe letters and bills etc.  DD\DP/112/4/3  1813-1898

1 bundle

ADVOWSON OF SAMPFORD ARUNDEL  DD\DP/112/5  [n.d.]

Probate - will of John Woodbury, Burlescombe.  DD\DP/112/5/1  20 Sep 1750

1 doc

Copy lease and release of Advowson of Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/5/2  8 May 1765; 9 May 1765

2 docs

Contents:
Jeremiah Woodbury.
George Green.

Copy - recovery of lands, tenements and advowson of Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/5/3  20 May 1765

1 doc

Contents:
Jeremiah Woodbury.
Richard Harward.

Copy - release of right to Sampford Arundel Parsonage.  DD\DP/112/5/4  14 Jun 1765

1 doc

Contents:
Mrs. Grace Atton and sisters.
Jeremiah Woodbury.

Copy release Sampford Arundel Parsonage.  DD\DP/112/5/5  16 May 1768

1 doc

Contents:
John Martin and wife;
Jeremiah Woodbury.

Copy of will of Jeremiah Woodbury (decd).  DD\DP/112/5/6  28 Dec 1792

1 doc

Release in fee of Vicarage, Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/5/7  18 Sep 1802

1 doc

Contents:
John Woodbury;
William Bellett.

Court decision - Sampford Arundel advowson.  DD\DP/112/5/8  1807

1 doc

Contents:
William Bellett;
John Woodbury.

List of presentations - Sampford Arundel Vicarage from 1750 to 1821  DD\DP/112/5/9  1720-1821

1 doc

Grant in fee - advowson of Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/5/10  7 Mar 1827

1 doc

Contents:
William Bellett;
Harriet Cliffe.

Conveyance of advowson of Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/5/11  12 Feb 1831

1 doc

Contents:
Mrs. Harriet Cliffe;
The Rev. Charles Sweet.

Conveyance of advowson of Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/5/12  4 Oct 1859

1 doc

Contents:
The Rev. Charles Barter Sweet;
The Rev. George Sweet.

Extract - Parish Registers, Burlescombe  DD\DP/112/5/13  28 Feb 1827

1 doc

Contents:
Children of Jeremiah and Elizabeth Woodbury and Jeremiah and Mary Woodbury.

PROPERTY KNOWN AS "HOLBAINES" SAMPFORD ARUNDEL (AND LITTLE BERRYS)  DD\DP/112/6  [n.d.]

Release by bargain and sale of buildings and land known as "Holosines" Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/6/1  24 Mar; 25 Mar 1807

2 docs

Contents:
Thomas Jefferys;
Mark Weston.

Bond and Mortgage  DD\DP/112/6/2  12 Jan 1808

2 docs

Contents:
Bond for £2000 - Mark Weston; Mary Owen.
Mortgage of £1000. Lands at Bulford and other places in Wellington and "Holbaines" Sampford Arundel as security.
Mark Weston;
Mary Owen.

Conveyance of ground and premises known as "Holbaines" Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/6/3  26 Mar 1835

1 doc

Contents:
Mary Owen;
The Rev. Charles Barter Sweet.

Surrender and reconveyance of "Little Berrys" Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/6/4  11 Feb; 12 Feb 1853

2 docs

Contents:
Executors of W. Newton (decd)
John Trood.
Conveyance in fee as above.
John Trood, Elizabeth Pym;
The Rev, Charles Barter Sweet.

COTTAGES TO BECOME SITE OF SCHOOL  DD\DP/112/7  [n.d.]

Demise for 900 years of a cottage in Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/7/1  4 Oct. 1804

1 doc

Contents:
James Potter; Mrs. Chorley.

Assignment of leasehold cottage.  DD\DP/112/7/2  29 Sep 1852

1 doc

Contents:
Richard Trood;
William Bellett.

Declaration as to identity of cottages as at 7/1.  DD\DP/112/7/3  17 Nov 1854

1 doc

Contents:
John Loney.

Order of Court of Chancery  DD\DP/112/7/4  27 Nov; 28 Nov 1854

1 doc

Contents:
Allowing the Rev. Charles Barter Sweet as purchaser of cottage as at 7/1 and directing payment, etc.

Abstract of title  DD\DP/112/7/5  1854

1 doc

Contents:
To leasehold cottage as at 7/1 and garden for remainder of term of 900 years.

Assignment  DD\DP/112/7/6  30 Dec 1856

1 doc

Contents:
Of cottages as at 7/1 and premises for residue of term of 900 years.
John Bellett Shattock;
The Rev. Charles Barter Sweet.

Assignment  DD\DP/112/7/7  3 May 1879

1 doc

Contents:
Of land as at 7/1 for erection of a school.
The Rev. George Sweet;
Sampford Arundel School Board.

WILLS - SWEET FAMILY  DD\DP/112/8  [n.d.]

Probate of will of the Rev. Charles Barter Sweet.  DD\DP/112/8/1  14 Apr 1862

1 doc

Probate of will of Mrs. Lucy Sweet.  DD\DP/112/8/2  3 Dec 1865

1 doc

VARIOUS - SWEET FAMILY  DD\DP/112/9  [n.d.]

Assignment of lands - Sampford Arundel.  DD\DP/112/9/1  16 Mar 1855

1 doc

Contents:
Charles Addams, Robert Addams;
Ann Bellett, John Bellett Shattock, Philip Rules.

Deed of discharge  DD\DP/112/9/2  10 Mar 1883

1 doc

Contents:
From trusts of settlement made upon marriage of Charles Henry Wyndham and Eleanora Anne Julia Hunt Grubbe;
The Rev. George Sweet.

Mortgage - Tregewers, Davidstowe, Cornwall.  DD\DP/112/9/3  29 Sep 1814

1 doc

Contents:
John Spry, George Haines, Richard Martin Brandon, George Sweet.

Agreement  DD\DP/112/9/4  29 Sep 1886

1 doc

Contents:
For apportionment of Chief Rents on partitioned estate as above.
The Rev. George Sweet and others.

Order  DD\DP/112/9/5  9 Aug. 1895

1 doc

Contents:
Of the Superior Court of the County of Tulare, State of California re estate of George Spencer Sweet.

Letters of Administration  DD\DP/112/9/6  2 Jul 1896

1 doc

Contents:
Of estate of George Spencer Sweet (decd) of Tulare County, California.

Family papers  DD\DP/112/9/7  1860-1922

1 bundle

Contents:
Returns under Legacy Duty Acts - lists of investments - will trust, etc.
The Rev. Charles Barter Sweet;
the Rev. George Sweet;
Mrs. Anne Emmeline Sweet.

Vouchers Rev. C. Sweet.  DD\DP/112/9/10  1843-1846

1 bdl.

Box 113  DD\DP/113  [n.d.]

Contents:
METAL BOX MARKED "SAMUEL FISHER"

DEEDS - BISHOPS LYDEARD MANOR  DD\DP/113/10  [n.d.]

Lease  DD\DP/113/10/1  9 Dec 1824

1 doc

Contents:
Of new dwelling within the Parish and Manor of Bishops Lydeard
Wells - Deen and Chapter: Henry Warre. Good impression of seal.

Reversionary Grant  DD\DP/113/10/2  19 Oct 1832

1 doc

Contents:
3 lives - site of two cottages with land.
Rev. Francis Warre.

Surrender of tenement  DD\DP/113/10/3  20 Mar 1833

1 doc

Contents:
Two cottages with lands.
Rev. Simon Richards: Henry Warre.

Abstract of title  DD\DP/113/10/4  1834

1 doc

Contents:
House called "Orchard" and 17 acres of land.
Rev. Aaron Foster.

Deeds, etc.  DD\DP/113/10/5  25 Jun 1835

2 docs

Contents:
(i) Attested copy. Surrender of house and lands called "Orchard" and other lands Rev. Aaron Foster.
(ii) Admittance to tenancy of the above. Henry Warre.

Draft indenture of 10/5 (ii) above.  DD\DP/113/10/6  26 Dec 1844

1 doc

Contents:
Wells - Dean and Chapter: Henry Warre.

Attested copy - release by bargain and sale  DD\DP/113/10/7  25 Mar 1847

1 doc

Contents:
Of Copyhold lands as at 10/4 above.
Henry Ware: Rev Cecil Robert Smith.

Draft. Demise of customary tenement and lands.  DD\DP/113/10/8  1834

1 doc

Contents:
Rev.Aaron Foster to Henry Warre.
Rev.Aaron Foster to Rev.Cecil Robert Smith.

Surrender and Admittance  DD\DP/113/10/9  24/25 Jun 1835

1 doc

Contents:
Meadow called "Longmead" or "Warmouth".
Sir Thomas Buckler Lethbridge:
Henry Warre.

Copy lease - 3 lives -  DD\DP/113/10/10  23 Jul 1836

1 doc

Contents:
Lynchfield and various lands detailed in schedule.
Wells - Dean and Chapter: Thomas Patton.

Demise of hereditaments (copyhold)  DD\DP/113/10/11  19 Oct 1848

1 doc

Contents:
Watts Cottage and land.
Frances Poles: Henry Warre.

Copy. Release by bargain and sale of lands and premises under provisions of Tithe Commutation Act.  DD\DP/113/10/12  2 Mar 1838

1 doc

Contents:
Henry Warre:
Wells - Dean and Chapter.

BISHOPS LYDEARD RECTORY  DD\DP/113/11  [n.d.]

Parsonage.  DD\DP/113/11/1  16 Feb 1792

1 doc

Contents:
Deed to prevent benefit of survivorship and to declare uses of lease of premises.
Robert Tudway: Mrs. Warre and others:
Rev. Richard Whalley.

Conveyance of two undivided fourth parts of the lifehold Rectory tithes.  DD\DP/113/11/2  18 Mar 1806

1 doc

Contents:
Widow and children of the late Robert Tudway, Rev. Richard Thomas Whalley (trust) :
Francis and Henry Warre.

Release of undivided sixth part of Rectory.  DD\DP/113/11/3  20 Jun 1806

1 doc

Contents:
Rev. Francis Warre: Henry Warre.

Release of undivided sixth part of Rectory.  DD\DP/113/11/4  26 Mar 1808

1 doc

Contents:
Rev. Francis Warre: Henry Warre.

Settlement of undivided moiety of Rectory on marriage.  DD\DP/113/11/5  8 Apr 1808

1 doc

Contents:
Henry Warre: Rev. William George and another.

Declaration of trust of share of Mrs. Warre under will of Richardson Warrison.  DD\DP/113/11/6  22 Feb 1836

1 doc

Mortgage of moiety of lifehold Rectory £1500.  DD\DP/113/11/7  29 Sep 1837

1 doc

Contents:
Henry Warre: Rev. Cecil Smith.

MISCELLANEOUS - FOUND WITH BISHOPS LYDEARD PAPERS  DD\DP/113/12  [n.d.]

Small bundle  DD\DP/113/12/1  1836; 1845

1 bundle

Contents:
Henry Warre's letters re properties in Bishops lydeard and correspondence with the Treasury

Copy will and codicil  DD\DP/113/12/2  1836

1 doc

Contents:
Thomas Malet Charter of Bishops Lydeard.

Disclaimer by Henry Warre of trusts under will above.  DD\DP/113/12/3  1 Apr 1836

1 doc

Printed copy of Act  DD\DP/113/12/4  23 Jul 1830

1 doc

Contents:
For regulating receipt of fees etc. receivable by officers of Superior Courts of Common Law.

Printed copy of Act  DD\DP/113/12/5  11 Apr 1838

1 doc

Contents:
For Consolidation of Offices of First Fruits, Tenths and Queen Anne's Bounty.

Lease 99 years  DD\DP/113/12/6  10 Dec 1809

1 doc

Contents:
Cottage and newly inclosed land West Bagborough.
Francis Popham: Lawrence Pole.

Bond for First Fruits of Bishoprick of Landaff.  DD\DP/113/12/7  1827

1 doc

Contents:
Edward Bishop of Landaff and others:
H.M. King George IV

MISCELLANEOUS WILLS  DD\DP/113/13  [n.d.]

Disentailing Assurance - estate in Devon.  DD\DP/113/13/1  10 Mar 1852

1 doc

Contents:
Frances Mary Clapp: Edwards Beadon.

Jane Mattock's account for housekeeping for Miss Clapp.  DD\DP/113/13/2  1854; 1856

1 doc

Probate of will and codicil of Frances Mary Clapp of Taunton.  DD\DP/113/13/3  5 Nov 1858

1 doc

Contents:
Richard Francis Follett.

Letters  DD\DP/113/13/4  1854; 1859

1 bundle

Contents:
From Thomas Evans, Solicitor, Chepstow - Mrs. Parkinson, Milverton, re disposal of properties.

Will of Mary Ann Talbot, Baghay Parm, Milverton.  DD\DP/113/13/5  8 Apr 1884

1 doc

Will of Emma Proctor of Milverton and of Geisberger Straste, Wiesbaden.  DD\DP/113/13/6  5 Nov 1685

1 doc

Probate of will  DD\DP/113/13/7  20 May 1908

1 doc

Contents:
Of Betsy Govier - Wiveliscombe and associated papers.

Copy will of Sarah Walter of Batcombe.  DD\DP/113/13/8  6 Aug 1740

1 doc

Contents:
Not found Sept 1983

MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS  DD\DP/113/14  [n.d.]

Western Counties Building Society, Taunton.  DD\DP/113/14/1  1858; 1893

1 bundle

Contents:
Small bundle of correspondence and mortgages.

Draft looses and tenders  DD\DP/113/14/2  1852; 1864

1 bundle

Contents:
For tenancy of Little Holwell Great Holwell and other farms Broomfield and Spaxton. (Jeffery)

Correspondence "Templer" Trust.  DD\DP/113/14/3  1869; 1892

1 bundle

Henry Sweet  DD\DP/113/14/4  1840; 1914

1 bundle

Contents:
Small bundle receipts and payments, report of trustees. specifications and estimates re alterations to premises at 16 The Crescent, Taunton.

Correspondence on legal matters  DD\DP/113/14/5  1789; 1791

1 bundle

Contents:
Robert Beadon, Attorney, Taunton.

Ile Abbots - particulars of Common Field.  DD\DP/113/14/6  Undated

1 bundle

Ile Abbots - Vicarage income and expenditure and details of dividends from stock holdings  DD\DP/113/14/7  1858; 1893

1 bundle

Sales  DD\DP/113/14/8  1894-1930

1 bundle

Contents:
1894 Sales of Somerset Estates Lord Ashburton.
1927 Sale of shop and bakery 44 Alma Street, Taunton.
1929 Sale of Trickey Warren Estate, Churchstanton.
1930 Sale 1 and 1a St. James' Street, Taunton.

Box 114  DD\DP/114  [n.d.]

CREECH ST. MICHAEL  DD\DP/114/16  [n.d.]

Creech St. Michael surveys and plan of sundry lands  DD\DP/114/16/1  1773 and 1780

3 documents

Contents:
(Fully catalogued in office typescript Catalogue follows)

Tithes - letters, notices, case papers  DD\DP/114/16/2  1783; 1839

1 bundle

Articles of agreement  DD\DP/114/16/3  1785; 1804; 1820

3 documents

Contents:
To commence suite and bear proportionate shares of charges re Creech St. Michael tithes.

Minutes of meetings with Tithe Commissioner and correspondence  DD\DP/114/16/4  1838; 1840

1 bundle

Various papers and copies of ancient records re endovment of Creech St. Michael Church  DD\DP/114/16/5  1695; 1782; 1839

1 bundle

DEEDS - MISCELLANEOUS  DD\DP/114/17  [n.d.]

Release by bar ain and sale  DD\DP/114/17/1  2 Jun 1757

1 doc

Contents:
Of "Three Widows" Inn, Fore Street, Taunton, and a messuage or burgage in a place called the Churchyard.
Francis Hill, East Anstey, yeoman: John Chapone, Clements Inn, gent: George Deane, Southampton, maltster.

Common Recovery - property as DD\DP17/1  DD\DP/114/17/2  29 Jun 1757

1 doc

Deeds  DD\DP/114/17/3  1586; 1783

1 bundle

Contents:
In relation to tenements and lands known as Blackerdon, Chiddecombe and The Hall, in East Anstey [is Devon] (Hill family)

Probate of will  DD\DP/114/17/4  14 Apr 1703

1 doc

Contents:
Of Thomas Hill, Milverton, yeoman, including properties as 17/3

Rentals and Surveys  DD\DP/114/17/5  1748; 1769

1 bundle

Contents:
Of manors of Cothelstone and west Bagborough

An accounting between Henry Franklin and Robert Franklin  DD\DP/114/17/6  1765; 1775

1 bundle

Contents:
Details of purchase and keep of sheep and cattle, household costs, etc. Letter from James Henikell, member of parliament addressed from London, 11.1.1770 (see also DD\DP/2/1 - 2/4)

Copy will of John Steare of Middleworth.  DD\DP/114/17/7  Undated

1 doc

Taunton Improvement and Market Bill  DD\DP/114/17/8  1847

1 bundle

Contents:
Counsel's briefs and report of Surveying Officers
(without appendices)

Edmund Waller Rundell, Monkton House, West Monkton. Copy will  DD\DP/114/17/9  1848; 1872

1 bundle

Contents:
Executors' accounts and correspondence. Papers concerning Mary Anne Rundell widow of Edmund.

Box 115  DD\DP/115  [n.d.]

Contents:
METAL BOX MARKED "CAPT. DOVETON"

Miscellaneous  DD\DP/115/18  [n.d.]

Taunton Deane - Hundred of Poundisford.  DD\DP/115/18/1  1763; 1821

24 docs

Contents:
Copies of releases, surrenders, grants

Hundred of Holway - entires for lands by Hannah Potter.  DD\DP/115/18/2  1771

1 doc

Taunton Deane lands in the Hundred of Poundisford  DD\DP/115/18/3  1845

1 doc

Contents:
Attested copy of assurance.
Robert Mattock, Pitminster, esquire and others;
John Marke, Wellington, yeoman.

Order of Quarter Sessions to divert highway and make new - Corfe to Pitminster.  DD\DP/115/18/4  1819

1 doc

Valuation of lands in Corfe.  DD\DP/115/18/5  1832

1 doc

Attested copy of appointment  DD\DP/115/18/6  1828

1 doc

Contents:
By Frances Bluett of Taunton, widow, lands in Corfe, Pitminster and other places.

Rent Book - Edwards Beadon - Corfe properties.  DD\DP/115/18/7  1867

1 doc

Release of allotment in Corfe.  DD\DP/115/18/8  1871

1 doc

Contents:
Henrietta, Barbara, Susan Leigh, Corfe, spinsters:
George Spiller, Corfe, yeoman.

Particulars of sale of estate at Corfe and Pitminster with maps.  DD\DP/115/18/9  1872; 1873

1 bundle

Contents:
R & E Beadon: F.W. Newton.

Agreement for sale of land at Whitford, Corfe.  DD\DP/115/18/10  1854

1 docs

Contents:
Edward Prior, Halse, esq.: Robert Beadon, Taunton, and Edwards Beadon, Wilton, gents.

Reconveyance of mortgaged hereditament, Corfe.  DD\DP/115/18/11  1852

1 doc

Contents:
Anne Wyatt, Buckland St. Mary, spinster:
William Hake younger, Corfe, husbandman.

Certificates of sale and claims - Taunton Deane Inclosure.  DD\DP/115/18/12  1850

1 bundle

Copy wills  DD\DP/115/18/13  19th cent

5 docs

Copy will of Edward Dyer, Corfe, cordwainer.  DD\DP/115/18/13/1  1802

1 doc

Copy will of Richard Staple, Corfe, gent.  DD\DP/115/18/13/2  1825

1 doc

Copy will of Susannah Locke of Kells, Co.Meath.  DD\DP/115/18/13/3  1835

1 doc

Copy of probate of will of John Bush, Bitton, gent.  DD\DP/115/18/13/4  1840

1 doc

Copy extract from will of Robert Beadon, Taunton.  DD\DP/115/18/13/5  1872

1 doc

Agreement for letting cottage and land on Pickeridge Hill, Corfe.  DD\DP/115/18/14  1853

1 doc

Contents:
James Wyatt, Corfe, labourer: Robert Enno, Corfe, labourer.

Reconveyance in fee  DD\DP/115/18/15  1859

1 doc

Contents:
Of mortgaged property in Corfe.
Rev.John Burn Anstis, Dorchester, clerk:
Robert Beadon and Edwards Beadon, Taunton, gents.

CHISHOIM-BATTEN  DD\DP/115/19  [n.d.]

Tack betwixt Alexander Chissolme and John Mc Conchie - grazings.  DD\DP/115/19/1  8 Sep 1680

1 doc

Act of Adjournal  DD\DP/115/19/2  2 May 1726

1 doc

Contents:
In favour of Roderick Mackenzie, Alexander Mackenzie and Roderick Chisholme attainted of HIGH treason - 1715.

Tack betwixt Roderick Chisholme and Christopher MacRea - grazings.  DD\DP/115/19/3  2 Mar 1732

1 doc

Tack betwixt Roderick Chisholm and Alexander MacRea & others - grazings.  DD\DP/115/19/4  1764

1 doc

Tack between Alexander Chisholm and Farquhar MacRea & others - grazings.  DD\DP/115/19/5  23 Mar 1769

1 doc

Tack between Alexander Chisholm and Donald Mc Lennan others - grazings.  DD\DP/115/19/6  23 Mar 1769

1 doc

Letter  DD\DP/115/19/7  15 Nov 1809

1 doc

Contents:
From William Chisholm to Arthur Cooper, writer of Inverness re value of lettings.

Scottish estate  DD\DP/115/19/8  1735; 1825

1 bundle

Contents:
Rents, improvements, inventories of clothing, linen, etc. - ownership and use of mill of Comer.

Scottish estate -  DD\DP/115/19/9  1840; 1874

1 bundle

Contents:
Miscellaneous correspondence

Scottish estate -  DD\DP/115/19/10  1861; 1872

1 bundle

Contents:
Letters from James Ross on condition of property and work done at Aigas.

Martgages, deeds, marriage settlement and other documents.  DD\DP/115/19/11  1839; 1907

small bundle

Thornfalcon Timber Sale.  DD\DP/115/19/12  1845

small bundle

Miscellaneous correspondence, agreements, letters of administration - JOURNALS  DD\DP/115/19/13  1857; 1913

small bundle

Correspondence re property at Edenbridge, Kent. Lingfield Surrey.  DD\DP/115/19/14  1898; 1914

small bundle

Box 116  DD\DP/116  [n.d.]

MILVERTON - Lighting Gas  DD\DP/116/20  [n.d.]

Lighting Inspectors' Minute Book  DD\DP/116/20/1  1891; 1912

1 vol

Lighting Inspectors' Minute Book  DD\DP/116/20/2  1912; 1917

1 vol

Lighting Inspectors' Correspondence and Accounts.  DD\DP/116/20/3  1909; 1923

1 bundle

CHARITIES (TAUNTON)  DD\DP/116/21  [n.d.]

Strickland's and Pope's Charities.  DD\DP/116/21/1  17th cent - 20th cent

8 items

"Stringlands" or "Stricklands" - Taunton Dean, Hundred of Holway - copies of surrenders.  DD\DP/116/21/1/1  1693; 1839

1 bundle

Minute Book - Trustees, Strickland's Charity.  DD\DP/116/21/1/2  1826; 1854

1 vol

Minute Book - rough - Trustees Strickland's Charity.  DD\DP/116/21/1/3  1854; 1893

1 vol

Declaration of Trusts:  DD\DP/116/21/1/4  4 Feb 1860

1 item

Contents:
£100 - dividend to purchase coal, tea or coffee for inmates of Pope's Almshouses. Downing Blake, Holway, esquire.

Local correspondence and accounts.  DD\DP/116/21/1/5  1867; 1916

1 bundle

Charity Commissioners - correspondence, sealed orders, etc.  DD\DP/116/21/1/6  1869; 1916

1 bundle

Two leases of closes of meadow called "Poor Grounds" Taunton.  DD\DP/116/21/1/7  1869, 1897

2 docs

Particulars of sale of "Poor Grounds" by auction. plan  DD\DP/116/21/1/8  1905

2 docs

Sanders Charity.  DD\DP/116/21/2  19th cent

3 items

Declaration of Trust  DD\DP/116/21/2/1  2 Dec 1803

1 doc

Contents:
[Deed includes description of parts of Shambles and Taunton Market 16th. c]

Nomination of New Trustees and Declaration of Trusts  DD\DP/116/21/2/2  23 Mar 1844

1 doc

Details of distributions - Sanders Charity  DD\DP/116/21/2/3  1807; 1860

1 doc

Accounts of Income and Expenditure - Sanders Charity.  DD\DP/116/21/2/4  1854; 1869

1 doc

Box 117  [no ref. or date]

Taunton - town and markets improvements  DD\DP/117  1847-1849

1 box

Box 118  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  DD\DP/118  19th cent

1 box

Contents:
Backland St. Mary, Churchstanton, Fivehead, Taunton, - miscellaneous 19 c deeds.

Box 119  [no ref. or date]

Deeds and wills  DD\DP/119  17th cent - 20th cent

1 box

Contents:
Conveyances etc., Gotton and Yallons, West Monkton, 1605-1857; Miscellaneous wills 17 c - 20 c; Pyncombe's Charity (printed report). Gertrude Pyncombe of Poughill, Co. [...] (will dated 1730)

Box 120  [no ref. or date]

Deeds, etc  DD\DP/120  17th cent - 19th cent

1 box

Contents:
Papers of Winscombe Estate of Wells Chapter 1881-1883; conveyances, leases and other papers, Beadons of Brushford, Short of Withycombe and Oare 17 c and 18 c;
Milverton deeds 19 c.

Box 121  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous papers, deeds, abstracts, trusts  DD\DP/121  19th cent

1 box

Box 122  [no ref. or date]

Deeds  DD\DP/122  late 19th cent

1 box

Contents:
Taunton - properties of Vile, High Street [inc. Hatcher's]

Box 123  [no ref. or date]

Deeds etc.  DD\DP/123  1870-1909

1 box

Contents:
Badcock, Taunton Bank; Payne and Day of Milverton 1870-1909.

Box 124  [no ref. or date]

Fremlin - administration etc.  DD\DP/124  1914-1920

1 box

Box 125  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous  DD\DP/125  19th cent

1 box

Contents:
Taunton - Beadon & Sweet partnerships and office papers 1839-1882; Investments - Borneo, Nevada mining, South American railways, 1854-1885; Taunton elections 1802, 1806; Wincanton and Yeovil Agricultural Protection Society, 1844 (printed notes);
Wills, 19 c.
Langford Budville, New Inn, Abstract of title & deeds 1816-1854 with accounts relating to the estate of Jn. Gidley, farm bailiff at Chipley Parks, and his Inventory 1876 1 bdl

Box 126  [no ref. or date]

Priory Farm, Taunton, land development  DD\DP/126  1895-1919

1 box

Contents:
Including plans for new streets 1895-1919: Original agreement and copy conveyance of site for Priory Junior School, 1910.

Box 127  [no ref. or date]

Deeds, abstracts, farm lettings, etc.  DD\DP/127  1810-1893

1 box

Contents:
1829-1893 "Jeffreys" of Spaxton, Broomfield and Cannington (Little Holwell and Great Holwell Farms): "Foy" of Boxenhedge, Trull, 1810-1860, and other Trull deeds and abstracts, 1859.

Box 128  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous Conveyances etc.  DD\DP/128  19th cent

1 box

Contents:
"Reeves", Taunton, 1832-1860: Bicknoller, Dean & Chapter of Wells, 1829; Bathealton Mill, 1874. Agreement to let National School, Wellington, 1860: Final Agreement Wm. Bucknell: John Hook, John Hill, Crowcombe, 1829: Marriage Settlement, etc. "Phillott", Taunton - 1842-1893. "Sweet", solicitor, Taunton, mixed papers, 1861-1886.

Box 129  [no ref. or date]

Deeds etc  DD\DP/129  17th cent - 19th cent

1 box

Contents:
Kingston Seymour, Deeds, Final Agreement, Bond, copy will of Edward Gregory, 1670-1813: Enmore Estate, deeds, 1743-1835, sale particulars, 1833: Corfe "Petten", marriage settlement, bond, leases, 1729-1792: Corfe, Poor Rate, 1691, Land Tax 1736, 1742, Apprenticeship Indenture, 1801:
Milverton Church Organ, 1882, agreement & Specification.

Box 130  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous records  DD\DP/130  18th cent - 20th cent

1 box

Contents:
Robert Beadon's Account Book 1820-1834: Transcript of Shorthand notes in Snook v Southwood, Devon Summer Assizes 1826:
Leases, etc. Heathfield Farm, Bagborough, 1815, copyhold lands in Pitminster, 1826, Gotton Farm, West Monkton, 1846, Parsonage Farm, Kingston, 1875, Westhill, Trull, 1878: John Short's lands at Dunster, Care, etc. sale details c. 1790: Bishops Lydeard Almshouse Charity Rent Account, 1913-1931: draft affidavit of Rev. George Sweet re goods of Lucy Sweet, dcd., 1868.

Box 131  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous records  DD\DP/131  19th cent - 20th cent

1 box

Contents:
Bishops Lydeard Almshouse Charity, papers re sale, rent book, plan of charity properties, 1920: plan of estate of Robert Beadon in Pitminster and Corfe by J. Easton, 1809: newspapers, Daily Telegraph 6.8.1881, Hertfordshire Mercury, 1.10.1881, local weekly papers 1918-1925 5 copies: Abstract of title, draft agreements, draft lease, 3 dwellings, Milverton, 1895; list of Milverton Charities as recorded on boards in parish church 1863; pass books, Stuckey's Bank - Milverton Gas Co., 1897-1931, 1908-1915.

Box 132  [no ref. or date]

Miscellaneous records  DD\DP/132  19th cent - 20th cent

1 box

Contents:
Hillfarrance tithes, letter file, 1914-1924: Bishops Lydeard Almshouse Charity 1903-1907 small bundle: Paid bills, mainly "Peake" of Milverton and "Reynolds" of Cannonsgrove, 1890-1900:
Greenslade W.R.J., Auctioneer and Estate Agent, Taunton, various articles of clerkship, deeds of partnership, etc., 1886-1932, letter books 1897-1920, typescript notes - "Practical hints on Agricultural valuations"

Box 133  [no ref. or date]

Charity records, etc  DD\DP/133  18th cent - 19th cent

1 box

Contents:
Bishops Lydeard Almshouse Charity - Grobhams Charity - Dykes Charity - deeds of lands, alterations and repairs to almshouses; 1707-1853: Wiveliscombe Slate Co. 1880: Wills - various - 1809-1896: Miscellaneous 18th.-19th. c. deeds: F.J.Spiller's patent potato planter No.7793/1905.

Box 134-170  [no ref. or date]

Boxes 134-170  DD\DP/134-170  c.1840- c1930

37 boxes

Contents:
Letter, post, day & ledger books of Beadon, Beadon & Sweet, Sweet & Sons Solicitors of Taunton

Box 175  DD\DP/175  [n.d.]

Priory Land Development Co. (Taunton), correspondence, accounts, etc.  DD\DP/175/1-5  1923-1955

5 items

Box 176  DD\DP/176  [n.d.]

Dodeon and Pulman, In-letters, 1929-1932 and misc. papers  DD\DP/176/1  20th cent

1 bundle

Tachomo International School, North Curry, correspondence  DD\DP/176/2  1945-1947

1 bundle

Wiveliscombe Slate Co.  DD\DP/176/3  1856-1931

1 bundle

Contents:
Winding up papers, 1877-1880; Chinn v. Badge, 1943; Brass, decd. 1928; Smith & Willis (Otterford), 1856-1866; Shapherd (decd), Milverton, 1889-1900; Jeffry, 1882; Corner, decd. c.1925-1931.

Taunton Improvement Commissioners and Market Trustees  DD\DP/176/4  1847-1915

1 bundle

Contents:
Papers relating to Improvement Act, 1847 (with copy of Act); Balman, decd. (Wiveliscombe), 1865-1875; Bridgwater (deeds, etc. to photographic studio), 1915;

Wills  DD\DP/176/5  1770-1930

1 bundle

Contents:
Mathews (Taunton). 1917; Webber decd. 1914-1920; Connop (Wilton House), 1919; Eden (The Crange, Kingston), 1927-1930; copy will Thos. Breane of Chew Stoke, dat. & or. 1770.

Box 177  DD\DP/177  [n.d.]

Taunton Motor Co., correspondence, accounts, articles of association, etc.  DD\DP/177/1  1920-1938

1 bundle

Taunton Town Charity Account books  DD\DP/177/2-3  1906-1932; 1931-1951

1 bundle

Taunton Town Charity Account books  DD\DP/177/3  1872-1885

1 bundle

Letter book of A. Payne, Hilverton, solicitor  DD\DP/177/4  1907-1909

1 bundle

Register of mortgaged property (private) in Taunton  DD\DP/177/5  c.1920-25

1 bundle

Military tribunal (V. Pelyar), correspondence, 1917; houses in Fowler Street, Taunton, correspondence, 1930.  DD\DP/177/6  1917, 1930

1 bundle

Box 178  DD\DP/178  [n.d.]

Taunton Masonic Hall (The Crescent), deeds (10) and papers  DD\DP/178/1  1824-1946

1 bundle

Liddon family settlement, accounts  DD\DP/178/2  1923-1953

1 bundle

Somerset Road Officer (Maj. F. Dodson), papers concerning emergency plans (General Strike).  DD\DP/178/3  1926

1 bundle

Metford and Badcock (Flook House) family wills and papers  DD\DP/178/4  1892-1966

1 bundle

Bishops Lydeard Almshouse sale papers  DD\DP/178/5  1624-1953

1 bundle

Contents:
1920; sale catalogues - Bindon House, 1934; Milverton Court, 1935; Nunnington Park and Richmonds (Wiveliscombe), 1926; Crescent Field, Taunton, 1935

Box 179  DD\DP/179  [n.d.]

Sweet and Leman family settlement papers  DD\DP/179/1-5  1783-1940

5 items

Contents:
Incl. deeds (4) of land in Sampford Arundel, 1783-1824, probate of wills of Jane Fry, 1816 and John Fry, 1823, both of Sampford Arundel copy will Jn. Sicknell of Bradford, 1827, Tripp trust deed, 1856.

Box 180  DD\DP/180  [n.d.]

Somerset deeds  DD\DP/180/1  1702-1948

18 docs

Contents:
(18), West Buckland, Churchstanton, Wellington, Raddington, Kittisford, River Tone (navigation), manors of Taunton Deane, badleigh, Fivehead and Fitzhead, and financial deeds

Marriage settlements  DD\DP/180/2  1758

2 docs

Contents:
Adams (Bishops Lydeard); Bryant (Ilminster), both

Spiller (Taunton)  DD\DP/180/3  1913-1919

1 bundle

Misc. papers  DD\DP/180/4  1836-1958

1 bundle

Contents:
Smith (Taunton), 1902-1940; Batten (Thornfalcon), 1900-1917; misc. papers incl. some copies of 20th cent. wills.

Box 181  DD\DP/181  [n.d.]

Deeds  DD\DP/181/1  1709-1909

1 bundle

Contents:
Devon, Holcombe Burnell: Hemiock and Holcombe Regis (Marsh estate; Cleyhiddon: West Yeolland(?): Culmstock Manor (Sandford estate), 1709-1909 (14). Dorset, Thornford, Beer Hacket, Knighton, Lillington, 1812 (1).

Plans, Bickenhall Bridge, 1842; Turnpike Gate Houses, Walford Hill, 1816 and East Gate Taunton, n.d.: lands in Isle Abbots, Trull and Thornfalcon  DD\DP/181/2  19th cent

1 bundle

O.S. 1/500 LXX.12.12 (Taunton)  DD\DP/181/3  1888

1 bundle

BOX 182: LIDDON Family of Taunton  DD\DP/182  [n.d.]

AXMINSTER (co.Devon) deeds etc  DD\DP/182/1  1688-1920

1 bdle

Contents:
"Weycroft, and Pinney Grounds" being a messuage called Weycroft and land and another estate called The Lawns acquired by Edw. Liddon of Taunton, doctor, in 1866. Plan with 1866 deed; sale plan, 1920. Early deeds refer to the property as The Castle at Weycroft (1689) and include Weycroft Mill; plan of road at W. Mill, 1838; probates of wills of Rich. Mallack, 1690 dat. 1689 and Jn. Mallack, gent., 1739 dat. 1736, both of Axminster (Mallack, Bilke)

WEST MONKTON DEEDS, etc.  DD\DP/182/2  1822-1915

26 docts

Contents:
Leacroft farm (c.55a.) acquired by Edw. Liddon in 1879 (deed of 1879 with plan and tithe numbers); deed with abstract of title reciting from 1850 of Portman's Acre purchased by Liddon in 1880; deed of Little Hankridge Farm, purchased by Liddon in 1895 with plan and tithe numbers. Insurance policy, 1915; release of right to demolish turnpike toll house adj. Quaker Burial ground; copy of marriage settlement of Jn. Every of W.Monkton and Ann Welch of Taunton 1850; copy will of Mary Every of W.Monkton 1822

WEST MONKTON deeds etc.  DD\DP/182/3  1734-1819

35 docts

Contents:
Property as in 182/2 above: pre 1779 deeds refer only to land called Leacroft and barn; formerly part of the lands held by Taunton Priory; legal and estate accounts of Bickham family, 1760; copies of wills of Rich. Buncombe of West Monkton, yeo., 1795, and Jn. Every jun. of Taunton, yeo., 1802 (Cross, Buncombe, Every)

BOX 183 Deeds, etc.  DD\DP/183  [n.d.]

TAUNTON ST. MARY etc. deeds etc.  DD\DP/183/1  [1734]-1893

28 docts.

Contents:
Holway farm (c.90a.) acquired by Edw. Liddon in 1893 (this deed has a plan & tithe numbers); abstract of title of Jn. Hammet to the property reciting from 1734. (Evered, Jeffery)

BRIDGWATER deeds etc.  DD\DP/183/2  1810-1936

12 docts.

Contents:
Premises described in deed of 1923 as mess. & shop called "The Golden Key", Fore St., and mess. called "The Castle", Court St. Earlier deeds refer to messuages in Fore St. and premises in Coffee House Lane. Deed of 1876 with plan; copies of probates of the wills of Jas. Priest, plumber and glazier, dat. & pr. 1810 and Sarah Priest, wid., 1823, pr. 1824, both of Bridgwater; marriage settlement of Hugh Rockett and Mary Ann Bush, both of Clifton [co.Glouc.], 1840

MILVERTON etc. deeds etc.  DD\DP/183/3  1728-1838

22 docts.

Contents:
The Angel Inn, North St. copy post nuptial settlement of Wm. Edwards & Amy his wife, both of Milverton, also incl. reference to the cap. messuage called Aishcombes & land, 1728; copy marriage settlement of Wm. Edwards jun. of Bristol & Ann Embury of Tewkesbury [co.Glouc.], 1759; copy marriage settlement of Alex. Webber of London & Frances Jackson of Brixton [co.Surrey] refers only to mess. called Little Pile & c.85a. in Bathealton copy probate of the will of Eliz. Darch of Huish Champflower 1826, pr.1827 (Edwards, Young, We bber, Day)

WEST MONKTON deeds etc.  DD\DP/183/4  1816-1926

16 docts.

Contents:
Two cottages at Monkton Heathfield known as "Chapels" and "Hodges" (Perry, Leach)

PITMINSTER deeds etc.  DD\DP/183/5  1759-1879

1 bdle

Contents:
Copies of deeds, surrenders, etc.; abstract of title to "The Pitminster Estate" in manor of Taunton Deane lot 6 purchased by Jn. Hine in 1854; original agreement of 1828 refers to Higher Canonsgrove Estate c.57a.; will of Jn. Hine of Pitminster, gent., 1859; insurance policies, 1864, 1870 (Buncombe, Hine)

PITMINSTER deeds etc.  DD\DP/183/6  1829-1882

21 docts.

Contents:
Cottage at Blagdon in manor of Taunton Deane described on label as purchased by Mrs. Gulliford (Hutchins, Lee, Dyer)

Box 184 Deeds,etc  DD\DP/184  [n.d.]

TAUNTON deeds, etc.  DD\DP/184/1  1808-1942

23 docts.

Contents:
No.1, The Crescent; earliest is copy deed of nos. 1-4 The Crescent.

TAUNTON deeds  DD\DP/184/2  1771-1888

1 bundle

Contents:
Property described in abstract of title (with plan), 1888, as no.39, East St.; lease for 99 yrs or 3 lives of decayed messuage in East Street (Manor of Taunton), 1771; copy deed of the White Lion, East Gate, 1822, deed of site of the White Lion on which new premises are being built, 1823; deed of plot being part of Chubbs College, 1826; copy will of Chas.Harman of Taunton, 1848; insurance policy for house in East St. occ. by Taunton Board of Health, 1857 (Harman)

TAUNTON etc. deeds etc.  DD\DP/184/3  1841-1851

9 docts.

Contents:
6 houses in Victoria Terrace, Victoria St.; deed of 1851 also refers to newly built house in High Street and premises behind and c.40a. in Spaxton; copy will of Jn. Royal Wilkinson of Cloyne House, Cork, Ireland, 1851 (Reeves, Holbard)

WILTON deed etc.  DD\DP/184/4  1779

2 docts.

Contents:
Assignment of mortgage of c.1a. at Galmington by the churchwardens and overseers of Staplegrove to Jn. Hartnell, with draft agreement

BUTLER FAMILY papers  DD\DP/184/5  1857

1 doct.

Contents:
Marriage settlement of Wm. B. Butler, accountant, and Anna Maria Locke, spr. both of Taunton (financial settlement)

BISHOPS HULL etc. papers  DD\DP/184/6  1884-1915

1 bdle

Contents:
Sale particulars, Pitminster Lodge & c.8a. (with plan and print of house), 1884; Bishops Hull house & c.7a. Hillmoore House & c.11a., Hillmoore Lodge (newly built) & c.5a. & c.3a. all in Bishops Hull & Higher Comeytrowe estate (c.153a.), B.Hull & Trull (with plans) 1889; Wembdon Farm Estate (c370a.) with plans, 1905, Crosses Farm, Curland (& c.60a.), Colley Farm, Buckland St. Mary (c.240a.) (with plans only for Colley Farm), 1911; Kentisbeare & Blackborough estates [co.Devon] (Wyndham family), 1915 (with plans)

MISCELLANEOUS papers  DD\DP/184/7  1880-1924

1 bdle

Contents:
Estate papers incl. Milverton Gas & Coke Co. share certificates (Allen family), 1861-1888; leases of 4 Cheapside, Taunton, 1892, 1905 (Spiller); accounts, repairs & tithe, for Spiller family property in Carlton Terrace, Taunton, 1880-1893

STAPLE FITZPAINE, CORFE map  DD\DP/184/8  n.d. late C19

1 doct.

Contents:
Plan of Hayne farm and lands based on O.S. 25"

Map of the parish of BRADFORD ON TONE by J. Easton, Surveyor, Taunton.  DD\DP/C/2331/1  1802

1 doc.

Stoke St. Mary Tithe Map  DD\DP/C/2843/1  1837

1 doc.

'Taunton Town Charity Plans of the Town Properties', 1889  DD\DP/C/2843/2  1889

1 folder

Contents:
[Sites index inside front; majority of plans are corrected 'from those in the plan book dated December 1842.']
[Street index:
East St. Mary St.
Fore St. North St.
Grass Grove Paul St.
High St. St. James St.
Magdalen St. Station Road]
Coach and Horses
Telegraph Inn
Middle Woodford Quicks
Butts Acre Clapps
Somerleaze Dommetts
Bagsters Haslands
Burchanger Hagdalen Lane Alms Houses
Ottery St. Mary

HUISH'S CHARITY  DD\DP/C/3161/1  1720-1734; 1750, c1785

17 docts.

Contents:
Ground plans, correspondence, rents and accounts relating to houses and tenants at Black Fryers, London.

HUISH'S CHARITY  DD\DP/C/3161/2  1723-c1797

4 docts.

Contents:
Deed of appointment, and duplicate of Richard Huish to a scholarship, 1729 and draft letters from other applicants, 1723, c1797.

HUISH'S CHARITY  DD\DP/C/3161/3  1729

1 doct.

Contents:
Memorandum of a meeting of Trustees

HUISH'S CHARITY  DD\DP/C/3161/4  1869

1 doct.

Contents:
Newspaper cutting concerning the charity

HUISH'S CHARITY  DD\DP/C/3161/5  1874

1 small vol.

Contents:
Schemes and Orders Governing the Hospital Branch of the Charity.

HUISH'S CHARITY  DD\DP/C/3161/6  1876

1 doct.

Contents:
Sketch of the ground plan and elevations of 'Huyshe's Alms Houses' by Edward Jeboult, for use of the Trustees.
[Around the border, minute writing giving the origin of the Huish Charities]

HUISH'S CHARITY  DD\DP/C/3161/7  1764-1778

1 vol.

Contents:
Accounts of the Trustees of Sir John Popham's Hospital, Wellington, and, at end: apprentices under the scheme, 1763-1778.

Map of Bradford on Tone - Three Bridges Farm.  DD\DP/C/1358/1  1886

1 doc.

Map of Capland tithing - Langland and Brookfields.  DD\DP/C/1358/2  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Chard - proposed road improvements at Snowdon Hill.  DD\DP/C/1358/3  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Chard - turnpike sections.  DD\DP/C/1358/4  1835

1 doc.

Map of Combe St. Nicholas - lands at Combe Beacon.  DD\DP/C/1358/5  1817

1 doc.

Map of Combe St. Nicholas - lands at Charmoor, Players Hill, Little Common, Ham Moor.  DD\DP/C/1358/6  1817

1 doc.

Map of Combe St. Nicholas - Combe Common enclosure.  DD\DP/C/1358/7  1817

1 doc.

Map of Combe St. Nicholas - Longlie Common enclosure.  DD\DP/C/1358/8  1817

1 doc.

Map of Combe St. Nicholas - outline sketch, Paddlemoor.  DD\DP/C/1358/9  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Curland Parish with reference.  DD\DP/C/1358/10  1841

1 doc.

Map of Drayton - West Moor inclosure.  DD\DP/C/1358/11  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Huish Champflower/Wiveliscombe - Jews Farm.  DD\DP/C/1358/12  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Ilton - Hurcott Farm.  DD\DP/C/1358/13  1839

1 doc.

Map of Ilton Parish.  DD\DP/C/1358/14  1839

1 doc.

Map of Kingsbury Episcopi - Borough Farm and other lands.  DD\DP/C/1358/15  1815

1 doc.

Map of Kingsbury Episcopi - various lands.  DD\DP/C/1358/16  1837

1 doc.

Map of Kings Brompton - North Greenslade by Wm. Summers.  DD\DP/C/1358/17  1815

1 doc.

Map of Martock inclosure.  DD\DP/C/1358/18  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Muchelney - Thorney Moor inclosure.  DD\DP/C/1358/19  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Neroche Forzet and West Sedgemoor inclosure.  DD\DP/C/1358/20  n.d

1 doc.

Map of North Petherton - Fords Croft.  DD\DP/C/1358/21  n.d

1 doc.

Map of River Parrett navigation - Stanmore Bridge to Langport.  DD\DP/C/1358/22  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Stocklinch Ottersey by Summers and Slater, Ilminster.  DD\DP/C/1358/23  1839

1 doc.

Map of Taunton Town Charity - St. Margaret's Almshouses.  DD\DP/C/1358/24  1931

1 doc.

Map of West Monkton allotments by Matthew Wasborough.  DD\DP/C/1358/25  1811

1 doc.

Map of Whitelackington - parts.  DD\DP/C/1358/26  1821

1 doc.

Map of Beer Harbour to Hyde in the parish of West Monkton, proposed canal, surveyed by Wm. Summers.  DD\DP/C/1358/27  1822

1 doc.

Map of Taunton to Chard Canal, line from Creech St. Michael to 600 yards west of New Buildings, Dowlish Ford.  DD\DP/C/1358/28  n.d

1 doc.

O.S. 1" First Edition amended to show railway, West Somerset and parts of Devon.  DD\DP/C/1358/29  1809

1 doc.

Map of Devon - Possible canal line between Cullompton, Tiverton, Exeter and Topsham; Ashburton lands.  DD\DP/C/1358/30  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Dorset - Beaminster, Meerhay and Buckham farms.  DD\DP/C/1358/31  1822

1 doc.

Map of Somerset by Greenwood. (repair)  DD\DP/C/1358/32  1822

1 doc.

Map of Curry Rivel manor. (repair)  DD\DP/C/1358/33  1805

1 doc.

Map of Churchstanton 'Lears' and 'Salts' estates.  DD\DP/C/1358/34  n.d. [1801]

1 doc.

Map of Forton to Thorncombe road, sketch plan and section.  DD\DP/C/1358/35  n.d. [1827]

1 doc.

Map of Curry Mallet outline of lands and roads.  DD\DP/C/1358/36  n.d. [1802, 1811]

1 doc.

Map of Stoke St. Mary - Stoke Court estate by R. Ham.  DD\DP/C/1358/37  1830

1 doc.

Map of Taunton St. James - parts of without parish.  DD\DP/C/1358/38  1817

1 doc.

Map of Taunton - Highlands and parts of Sherford.  DD\DP/C/1358/39  1859

1 doc.

Map of O.S. 1/500 Taunton sheet LXX 12.(12)  DD\DP/C/1358/40  1888

1 doc.

Map of Taunton Water Works - levels from Taunton to Leigh Hill  DD\DP/C/1358/41  n.d

1 doc.


Related information: See Q/RUp 258a

Map of Lands in West Hatch.  DD\DP/C/1358/42  1820

1 doc.

Map of Bristol - Ashmead's map.  DD\DP/C/1358/43  1855

1 doc.

Map of O.S. 6" First Edition, on paper, without contours  DD\DP/C/1358/44  1880s

14 docs

Contents:
Sheet LX - sw., se.
Sheet LXXI - sw. nw.
Sheet LXXX - nw.
Sheet LXI - sw.
Sheet LXXIX - se. ne. ws. nw.
Sheet LXXXVI - ne.
Sheet LXX - nw. sw. ne.

Map of London South Western Railway - sections of Sherborne and Yeovil branch (rolled with 1836 handbill)  DD\DPC/1358//45  n.d

1 doc.

Map of Scarborough's Railway Map of England.  DD\DP/C/1358/46  c.1901

1 doc.

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