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Reference 787M
Covering dates 1684-1874
Held by North Devon Record Office
Extent 85 files
Creators Combe Martin Manor, Devon

Contents:
Leases, Estate and Mining Papers



LEASES  [no ref. or date]

COMBE MARTIN MANOR  [no ref. or date]

Adam's Tenement  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L1 & 2  1711

Contents:
Lease for three lives; and Counterpart (Copy)
1. Henry Ustick of Combe Martin, esq.
2. Richard Brook jnr. of Combe Martin, cooper
Fine: £3
Rent: 8s.

[no title]  787M/L3  1740

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller of Morval, Cornwall, esq.
2. Wm. Clogg of Combe Martin, ropemaker
Fine: 2s. and repair
Rent: 4s.

[no title]  787M/L4  1791

Contents:
Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Christopher Eastman of Combe Martin, labourer
Fine: 6 guineas
Rent: 8s.

Ash's Tenement  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L5 - 5a  1772

Contents:
Lease for three lives; and Counterpart
1. Rebecca Watson
2. John Ley of Combe Martin, husbandman
Fine: £6
Rent: 6s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

[no title]  787M/L6  1825

Contents:
Lease for three lives
1. Sir Chas. Watson of Grosvenor Square, Middx., bart.
2. Thos. Brooks of Combe Martin, labourer
Fine: £55
Rent: 6s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Austin's House  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L7  1745

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Richard Brooke of Combe Martin, carpenter
Fine: repair
Rent: 4s.

[no title]  787M/L8  1787

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Alice Challacombe of Combe Martin, widow
Fine: 2 gns. and surrender of previous lease
Rent: 4s.

Badgever: two fields  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L9  1764

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Francis Buller of Antony, Cornwall, esq.
Rebecca Watson of Hanover Square, Middx., widow
2. Robt. Thomas of p. Kentisbury, yeoman
Fine: £53. 10s.
Rent: £1 and a capon

Barnes' Tenement  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L10  1750

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Richard Lea of Combe Martin, yeoman
Fine: £25
Rent: 5s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Bowhay, Lower Shakeys, Higher Shakeys, Ten Acre and Five Turnings  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L11  1750

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Richard Lea of Combe Martin, yeoman
Fine: £60 and a Portugal piece
Rent: £1-4-10
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Brooks' Tenement  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L12 - 13  1745

Contents:
Lease for three lives; and Copy
1. John Francis Buller
2. Edw. Webber of Combe Martin, mariner
Fine: repair
Rent: 10s. and a capon

Bushton's  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L14  1740

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Richard Clogg of Combe Martin, ropemaker
Fine: £30
Rent: £1
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Buzzacott Stile and Stickapark  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L15  1750

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Nicholas Cutcliffe of Combe Martin, yeoman
Fine: £42
Rent: 15s
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Challacombe's Cottage  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L16  1750

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Geo. Challacombe the younger of Combe Martin, carpenter
Fine: £6
Rent: 1s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

[no title]  787M/L16a  1779

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Geo. Challacombe of Combe Martin, carpenter
Fine: 5 gns.
Rent: 1s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

[no title]  787M/L16b  1787

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. John Challacombe of Combe Martin, carpenter
Fine: 6 gns. and surrender of previous lease
Rent: 1s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Coney Park  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L17  1734

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Richard Horwood of Combe Martin, clerk
Fine: £34 and a guinea
Rent: £1
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

The Court House  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L18-19  1767

Contents:
Lease for three lives; and counterpart
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Francis Place of Combe Martin, maltster
Fine: £20
Rent: 7s. 6d.
Heriot: 5s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Dagg's House (and the site of Clogg's Barn)  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L20  1803

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. Wm. Ley of Combe Martin, cooper
Fine: 2s. and repair
Rent: 8s.

The Dean  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L21  1734

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Timothy Harding of Combe Martin, ropemaker
Fine: £42 and a guinea
Rent: 10s. and a capon
Also Meadwells

[no title]  787M/L22  1750

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Geo. Challacombe the younger of Combe Martin, carpenter
Fine: 11 guineas
Rent: 1s. 6d.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

The Down Close  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L23  1750

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Timothy Harding of Combe Martin, shopkeeper
Fine: £13
Rent: 6s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

[no title]  787M/L24  1770

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Francis Place of Combe Martin, yeoman
Fine: £30 and surrender of previous lease
Rent: 10s.
[Also Hole Park and Hunter Park]
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Easter Bowhay  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L25-25a  1734

Contents:
Lease for three lives; and Counterpart
1. John Francis Buller
2. Robt. Willis of Combe Martin, ropemaker
Fine: £33-4 and a guinea
Rent: 4s. and a capon

[no title]  787M/L26  1764

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Francis Buller, Rebecca Watson
2. Timothy Clogg
Fine: £34
Rent: 4s. and a capon
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Easter Park  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L27  1701

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Henry Ustick
2. Edw. Hancock of Combe Martin, gent.
Fine: £500
Rent: £3 and a capon

[no title]  787M/L27a  1704

Contents:
Lease for three lives
1. Henry Ustick
2. Edw. Hancock of Combe Martin, clerk
Fine: £150
Rent: 5s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

[no title]  787M/L27b  1743

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for a life
1. John Francis Buller
2. John Buller of the Inner Temple, London
Fine: 5s.
Rent: £3-5s. and a capon
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Furze Park  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L28  1734

Contents:
Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Robt. Pugsley of Combe Martin, husbandman
Fine: £60
Rent: 3s. 4d.
Heriot: 6d.

Girt  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L29  1743

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. John Buller of the Inner Temple, London
Fine: 5s.
Rent: £2 and a capon
Heriot: Best beast or £4

Goss's Tenement  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L30  1767

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Richard Clogg of Combe Martin, rooper (sic.) [? ropemaker]
Fine: £14
Rent: 3s.
[a field by the seaside, part of Goss's Tenement]

[no title]  787M/L31  1787

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. John Cutliff of Combe Martin, lime-burner
Fine: £8
Rent: 8s.
[dwelling house and garden near the seaside]

[no title]  787M/L32  1833

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. Jas. Irwin of Combe Martin, mariner
Fine: £80
Rent: 10s.
[cottage, house, garden, close and piece of land for landing culm]
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Ham Meadows  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L33  1764

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Francis Buller, Rebecca Watson
2. Richard Clogg of Combe Martin, roper
Fine: £130
Rent: 10s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

The Home Tenement (als. Cutcliffe's Tenement)  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L34  1734

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Nicholas Cutcliffe of Combe Martin, yeoman
Fine: £27 and a guinea
Rent: £1.6.8 and a capon
Heriot: [...] 68.

[no title]  787M/L35-36  1789

Contents:
Lease for three lives; and Counterpart
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Jas. Smyth of Combe Martin, surgeon
Fine: £40
Rent: £1-6-8 and a capon
Heriot: 6d.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

[no title]  787M/L37  1790

Contents:
Assignment of a lease for three lives
1. Jas. Smyth and Betty his wife
2. Abel Norman of Combe Martin, husbandman
Gabriel Norman of Combe Martin, husbandman
Fine: £31-10
Rent: £1-6-8 and a capon
Heriot: 6d.

Lewis Hill  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L38  1700

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Henry Ustick of Combe Martin, esq.
2. John Peard of Combe Martin, yeoman
Fine: £7-10-6
Rent: one capon
Heriot: 1s.
[A tenement]
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

[no title]  787M/L39  1766

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. John Smith of Combe Martin, husbandman
Fine: £2-10
Rent: 1s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

[no title]  787M/L40  1714

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Henry Ustick
2. Nicholas Lovering of Combe Martin, blacksmith
Fine: £2-18-9
Rent: 2s.
[House and garden]

[no title]  787M/L41  1766

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. John Smith of Combe Martin, husbandman
Fine: £4
Rent: 2s.
[House and garden]
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Ley's Land (als. Barns' Land)  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L42  1825

Contents:
Lease for three lives
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. John Peake of Combe Martin, husbandman
Fine: £52-10
Rent: 5s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Lovering's Tenement  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L43  1734

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Buller
2. Nicholas Clark of Combe Martin, mariner
Fine: £8 and a guinea
Rent: 4s. and a capon

[no title]  787M/L44  1743

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. John Draper of Combe Martin, husbandman
Fine: 5 guineas and surrender of previous lease
Rent: 4s. and a capon

[no title]  787M/L45  1766

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. David Peake of Combe Martin, yeoman
Fine: £55
Rent: £1
[ALSO: two gardens, two closes, and land called the Harp]

[no title]  787M/L46  1787

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Henry Goss of Combe Martin, labourer
Fine: 9 gns.
Rent: 4s. and a capon

The Malt House  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L47  1777

Contents:
Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Francis Place of Combe Martin, maltster
Fine: £20
Rent: 7s. 6d.
Heriot: 5s.

The Mansion House  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L48  1773

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. John Witheridge of Berrynarbor, yeoman
Fine: £90
Rent: 5s.
Heriot: £1
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

May's House  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L49  1743

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Austis Lovering of Combe Martin, widow
Fine: repair
Rent: 6s.

Millpool Close  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L50  1777

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. John Cutcliffe jnr. of Combe Martin, mariner
Fine: £10
Rent: 1s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Moor Meadows  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L51  1740

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Richard Clogg of Combe Martin, ropemaker
Fine: £110
Rent: 2s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Portland Head  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L52  1764

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Francis Buller, Rebecca Watson
2. Sarah Harding of Combe Martin, widow
Fine: £80
Rent: 4s. and a capon
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Rew's Close  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L53  1770

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. John Gubb of Combe Martin, woolcomber
Fine: £15
Rent: 2s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Score's Tenement  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L54  1744

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. John Griffith of Combe Martin, tailor
Fine: 7 gns.
Rent: 2s.

Sea Close  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L55  1746

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Geo. Symons of Combe Martin, lime-burner
Fine: 12 gns.
Rent: 6d.

Tallin's Ground  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L56  1750

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Geo. Boone of Combe Martin, cordwainer
Fine: £40
Rent: 15s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Tinning's Hay  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L57  1764

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. Francis Buller, Rebecca Watson
2. Geo. Clark of Combe Martin, labourer
Fine: £12
Rent: 4s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

The Wring House (als. Pound House)  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L58  1702

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Henry Ustick
2. Edw. Martins of Combe Martin, mason
Fine: £30
Rent: 4s.
[ALSO: New Garden, adjoining]

[no title]  787M/L59  1764

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. Francis Buller, Rebecca Watson
2. Henry Clogg of Combe Martin, mariner
Fine: £54
Rent: 6s.
[ALSO: New Garden and Norman's Tenement with shop]
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

[no title]  787M/L60  1789

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Grace Clogg of Combe Martin, widow
Fine: £31-10
Rent: 6s.
Lease specifies the reservation of mineral rights

Other Properties (unnamed or non-manorial)  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/L61  1747

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for three lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. John Ford the youngest of Combe Martin, tailor
Premises: 1) decayed house and plot of land
2) moiety of a little garden near the lane, with linhay and house
Fine: 12 gns.
Rent: 6s. and two capons

[no title]  787M/L62  1799

Contents:
Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Betty Brooks of Combe Martin, spinster
Premises: Cottage house, formerly "Harris's", later "Ford's", with adjacent plot called Cootes and a plot of waste on which formerly stood a barn, near two gardens and an orchard [cf. 787M/L61]
Fine: £25
Rent: 6s. and two capons

[no title]  787M/L63  1734

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for two lives
1. John Francis Buller
2. Thos. Pugsley
Premises: cottage with herb garden
Fine: 3 gns.
Rent: 2s.

[no title]  787M/L64  1799

Contents:
Lease for three lives
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Nicholas Cutcliffe of Combe Martin, mariner
Premises: as in 787M/L63
Fine: 8 gns.
Rent: 2d.

[no title]  787M/L65  1789

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for a life
1. Rebecca Watson
2. Agnes Snow of Combe Martin
Premises: cottage, garden and hemp plot
Fine: 7 gns.
Rent: 5s.

[no title]  787M/L66  1873

Contents:
Counterpart Lease for 21 years
1. Sir Chas. Watson, bart
2. John Dovell of Combe Martin, farmer
Premises: Park Farm
Rent: £123-15

[no title]  787M/L67  1795

Contents:
Lease for 14 years
1. Wm. Baring-Gould of Lew House in p. Lew Trenchard esq.
2. Chas. Hall of Ottery St. Mary, doctor of physic
Premises: Lands, messuages and mill in Lew Trenchard
Rent: £390

ESTATE  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/E1  1766

Contents:
Tabulated rental of Combe Martin manor

[no title]  787M/E2  1766 - 7

Contents:
Particulars of Combe Martin manor

[no title]  787M/E3  1871

Contents:
Draft Contract for work (unspecified)
1. Wm. Burgess of Combe Martin, stonemason and builder
2. Sir Chas. Watson

SPECIAL SUBJECTS: MINING  [no ref. or date]

Girt Down  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/SS1 - 2  1867

Contents:
Sett for 21 years; and Counterpart
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. Geo. Bush of Wiveliscombe, Somerset, civil engineer; John Leversedge of Taunton, surveyor
Rent: 1s. for first six months: £75 for next six months; £150 for subsequent year; £200 for each remaining year
Dues: 9d per ton of iron ore; one-fifteenth of other minerals
[with plan]

[no title]  787M/SS3 - 4  1873

Contents:
Sett for 21 years; and Counterpart
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. John Down Gordon, gent., of Canonbury, Middx., Frederick Hayzeldon of Leytonstone, Essex, draper, Frederick John Gordon, accountant of Canonbury, Middx.
Rent: £15 for first six months; £30 for next six months; £100 for every subsequent year
Dues: 1s. per ton of iron ore; one fifteenth of other minerals

[no title]  787M/SS5  1874

Contents:
Draft Underlease
1. John Down Gordon, gent. of Canonbury, Middx., Frederick Hayzelden of Leytonstone, Essex, draper; Frederick John Gordon, accountant, of Canonbury, Middx.
2. Sir Chas. Watson
3. Andrew Barclay of Workington, Cumberland, ironmaster; David Geo. Hoey of Workington, Cumberland, ironmaster
Rent: £100
Dues: 2s. 6d. per ton of iron ore; two-fifteenths of other minerals

Holstone Down  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/SS6  1872

Contents:
Draft Licence for 12 months to search for ores
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. John Down Gordon; Frederick John Gordon; Frederick Hayzeldon

[no title]  787M/SS7 - 8  1873

Contents:
Sett for 21 years; and Counterpart
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. John Down Gordon; Frederick John Gordon; Frederick Hayzeldon
Rent: £15 for first six months; £30 for next six months; £100 for every subsequent year
Dues: 1s. per ton of iron ore; one fifteenth of all other minerals

Manor House Tenement (als. Great Orchard)  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/SS9  1843

Contents:
Counterpart Sett for 21 years
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. John Goodman Maxwell of Coham House, Devon, esq.; John Dovell of Combe Martin, gent.; Geo. Harris of Instowe, esq.
Rent: £1
Dues: one fifteenth of all minerals
[with plan]

Nap Down  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/SS10  1843

Contents:
Counterpart Sett for 21 years
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. John Goodman Maxwell; John Dovell; Geo. Harris
Rent: £1
Dues: one-fifteenth of all minerals
[with plan]

[no title]  787M/SS11  1843

Contents:
Sett for 21 years (to facilitate the working of adjacent lands)
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. John Goodman Maxwell; John Dovell; Geo. Harris
Rent: £5

[no title]  787M/SS12-13  1848

Contents:
Sett for 21 years; and Counterpart
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. Wm. Newton of Mill Hill, nr. Tavistock, mining agent; Thos. Dunn of Tavistock, mining agent; Ephraim Overall Evans of Coggeshall, Essex, esq.
Rent: 1 gn.
Dues: one-fifteenth of all minerals
[with plan]

Park Lime Quarry  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/SS14  1871

Contents:
Sett for 21 years
1. Sir Chas. Watson
2. Jas. Phillips of Combe Martin, yeoman
Rent: £20
Dues: 1d. per bushel of lime over 4,800 bushels per year

CORNWALL: Zennor: Cliff Common  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/SS15  1860

Contents:
Sett for 21 years
1. Glynn Grylls of Helston, Cornwall, Frederick Hill of Helston
2. Revd. Wm. Grylls of Polsloe House, Heavitree, Devon
3. John Eastcott of Gray's Inn Road, Middx., John Jory of Bissoe in p. Kea, Cornwall, iron-founder
Rent: £20
Dues: one-eighteenth of all minerals
[With plan]

OUT - COUNTY  [no ref. or date]

Cambs.  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/T1  1863

Contents:
Conveyance
1. Sir Chas. Watson; Dame Jemima Charlotte Watson of Mayfair, Middx.
2. Wm. Toovey Frost of West Wratting, Cambs., farmer
Premises: the West Wratting Estate
Consideration: £1,698

Cornwall  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  787M/T2  1684

Contents:
Release (part of a lease and release)
1. Sir Walter Moyle of Bake, Cornwall
2. John Buller of Morval, Cornwall, esq.
Premises: two fields called the Mill Meadow and Willow Plot, part of the barton of Keverell in p. St. Martin next East Looe
Consideration: £30

[no title]  787M/L68  1811

Contents:
Counterpart Demise for 30 years
1. Sir Joseph Copley of Bake, Cornwall, bart.
2. Wm. Keast of Bake, gent.
Premises: Land, cellars and buildings on the salt marsh, part of a tenement called Morvah in p. Landrake, Cornwall
Rent: £25

[no title]  787M/L69  1836

Contents:
Counterpart Lease (Copy) for three lives
1. Sir Joseph Copley of Bake, Cornwall, bart., Joseph Wm. Copley esq., his son
2. Loveday Holman of St. Germans, spinster
Premises: part of St. Ann's Meadow in Hessenford
Fine: £4
Rent: 7s.
Heriot: 6s.

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