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Evidences to title to the North Cove Hall Estate


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Reference 849
Covering dates 1792-1919
Held by Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch
Source of acquisition ACCESSION NO 849 Deposited 13 April 1995

Administrative history:
William Everitt the son of George Everitt of Caister Castle bought the North Cove Hall estate from the trustees of the late John Cooper in 1846. The evidences of title in this collection however relate to the transactions of William's son and grandsons, William Spencer Everitt was born on 8 March 1836 and he married Elizabeth Josephine Reeve the eldest daughter of Robert Reeve of Holton Hall on 29 February 1860, and they had three sons William George, Henry Reeve, and Charles, and two daughters Josephine Olive Louise, and Clare or Cissie.
William Spencer was a keen sports man and the estate was one of the best sporting estates in the area. He was an authority on punt gunnery and wildfowl shooting, and was one of the founder members of the Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht Club. North Cove Hall appears to have been rented out to a series of tenants from about 1880, and the family lived at Broad House, Oulton Broad. William Spencer died on 26 December 1913, and the estate was managed by his trustees until it was sold to Frederick William Smalley in 1917, who in turn sold it to Captain Edward Fortrey George Turnball Heap in 1919. Henry Reeve usually known by his pen name Nicholas inherited Broad House, where he lived until his death in 1928, when it was bought by his friend Howard Hollingsworth and given to the Borough of Lowestoft in his memory.



North Cove Hall Estate of 508a  849/1  1792-1919

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Contents:
North Cove Hall Estate of 508a, 1892-1919
A new messuage on land of 4p 1yd on the road leading from Beccles to North Cove, 1792-1811
A double cottage or two cottages on 4p 1yd of land in Cove Street, 1825-1901
Evidences of title to the North Cove Hall Estate purchased by Captain Edward FGT Heap of Capel Cureg, North Wales from Frederick W Smalley of North Cove, Esquire 11 Oct 1919
Includes:
Abstract of title to cottages in North Cove, 1859
Sale Particulars for two cottages in Cove Street, 1859
Extracts from the North Cove and Barnby parish registers re the Allington family 1821-3
Abstract of title to the North Cove Hall Estate with plan, and schedule of the fields with acreages 1892
Sale Particulars of the North Cove Hall Estate c.1914-1916
Plan of the estate taken from the OS map of 1903

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