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201

1851

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Offered is this two page vellum document dated 21 January 1851. It measures 23.5 inches long by 28.5 inches wide. it is between Thomas Mugridge, Adam Wales and Elizah Eyre. It deals with the conveyance of the Dun Cow Public House and premises in Market Street with Dury Lane in Castleacre in the County of Norfolk. It retains the revenue stamp and three wax seals with two signatures of Thomas Mugridge and Adam Wales.

Mugridge

Wales

Eyre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

202

1856

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1856 ANTIQUE GRAVE DOCUMENT AYLSHAM NORFOLK. AYLSHAM BURIAL GROUND EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO FIVE GRAVE SPACES GRANTED TO ROBERT ELVIN, FARMER IN FINE CONDITION - GUARANTEED ORIGINAL - WITH DE LA RUE REVENUE STAMP AND RED WAX SEAL SIZE 10 X 10 INCHES FOLDED ON WATERMARKED PAPER

Elvin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

203

1861

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1861 ANTIQUE PAPER MANORIAL + REVENUE . HAND SIGNED MANORIAL DOCUMENT FOR THE MANOR OF AYLSHAM VICARAGE : GEORGE BOWER OF AYLSHAM IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK, BANKERS CLERK, GIVING SURRENDER OF ALL MESSUAGES, COTTAGES AND LAND HOLDEN IN THE SAID MANOR BY COPY OF THE COURT ROLL OF THE SAID EDMUND SCOTT FOR COLLECTORS OF REVENUE STAMPS OR FINANCIAL AND LEGAL EPHEMERA IN FINE TO VF CONDITION - GUARANTEED ORIGINAL - WITH DE LA RUE GUMMED DRAFT PAYABLE ON DEMAND REVENUE STAMP SIZE 13 INCHES BY 8 INCHES ON BLATCHFORD WATERMARKED PAPER FOR 1858

Bower

Scott

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

204

1681

Dominic Winter 1 Oct 2003

313

Superb Portrait Recovery document, dated 28th November 1681, in which James Demee in his own person petitions against Andrew Brereton and Edmund Themysthorp, for two messuages, four gardens, seventy acres of land, ten acres of meadow, twenty acres of pasture with their appurtenances in Northreps, Harpsbridge and Leasingham in Norfolk, with a large portrait of the King in initial letter, top margin decorated and embellished with the Royal Coat of Arms, together with other decorations including a lion rampant and unicorn holding standards, written in a nice dark chancery script Portrait Recovery documents from the reign of Charles II are scarce, this being a particular fine example.

Demee

Brereton

Themysthorp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

205

1775

Dominic Winter 1 Oct 2004

 

AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY OBLIGATION BOND WHERE RICHARD PORTER OF FOULSHAM NORFOLK, MERCHANT AND MALTSTER, PROMISES TO PAY 362 TO RICHARD FLEMING OF LITTLE WALSINGHAM, SURGEON, IN RELATION TO THE SALE OF MESSUAGES AND LANDS IN FOULSHAM. Dated 26th December 1775. Handwritten in English on laid paper. 32 by 44 cm. Very good condition.

Porter

Fleming

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

206

1883

Lesley Aitchison Website

 

Banningham and Felmingham MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT for the purchase of property in the parishes for the railway under the 'Lym and Fakenham Railway Act', William Postle to The Eastern Midlands Railway Co. 3p, folio, including brief schedules. Attached is plan on waxed cotton 11" x 20" showing land required for the railway coloured red. 1883.

Postle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

207

1858

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1858 ANTIQUE PAPER DOCUMENT AYLSHAM NORFOLK. LEGAL DOCUMENT; SURRENDER AND LEASE IN THE MANOR OF AYLSHAM VICARAGE IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK OF TWO SURRENDERS BETWEEN JOHN FREEMAN AND ROBERT WILLIAM PARMETER. VICTORIA GUMMED DE LA RUE DRAFT RECEIPT REVENUE STAMP. INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY OR GENEALOGY FOR THE FREEMAN FAMILY GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN GOOD CONDITION ON ONE FOLDED SHEET OF PAPER SIZE 8 INCHES BY 7 INCHES

Freeman

Parmeter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

208

1803

Lesley Aitchison Website

 

Cantley and Hassingham INCLOSURE AWARD To Hannah Vincent and Ann Mayes. Folio sheet, folded, a few edge tears, printed heading and introductory paragraph and 18 lines of manuscript describing the allotment. Signed by Commissioners. 1803.

Vincent

Mayes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

209

1762

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Copy Manorial Court Roll - Manor of Sutton Insoken - Norfolk - 1762 MANOR COURT BARON DOCUMENT DETAILING ADMISSION OF MR JOHN CUBITT, GENTLEMAN TO THE MANOR OF SUTTON INSOKEN, NORFOLK, BY VIRTUE OF THE WILL OF BENJAMIN CUBITT HIS FATHER AT A COURT BARON HELD THE 16TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 1762. This document records the surrender of copyhold lands held by Benjamin Cubitt deceased to the Lord of the Manor of Hickling Netherall, Norfolk. It goes on to record the reassignment of the use of the lands, by the Lord, to John Cubitt his son and heir on production of Benjamin's will. The lands included a messuage built and twenty one acres of land formerly held by Robert Baless formerly Harvey, in Sutton in Norfolk. Handwritten in English on vellum. Two shilling and threepence revenue stamp and tax stamp. 45 by 30 cm. Good condition.

Cubitt

Baless

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

210

1844

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Copy Manorial Court Roll - Manor of Scottow Hall with Little Hautbois - Norfolk - 1844 MANOR COURT BARON DOCUMENT DETAILING ADMISSION OF ROBERT MARSHAM ESQUIRE AND THOMAS BLAKE ESQUIRE BY VIRTUE OF THE WILL OF WILLIAM JEX BLAKE ESQUIRE DECEASED, TO COPYHOLD LANDS IN THE MANOR OF SCOTTOW HALL WITH LITTLE HAUTBOIS, NORFOLK, AT A COURT BARON HELD THE 26TH DAY OF JULY 1844. This document records the surrender of copyhold lands held by William Blake, deceased, to the Lord of the Manor of Scottow Hall, Norfolk. It goes on to record the reassignment of the use of the lands, by the Lord, to the nephew Thomas Blake. The lands included two closes containing by estimation nine acres lying in Swanton Abbott and a parcel of fifteen acres with a messuage, six acres with a messuage built called Woodrows, and two acres of land called Coles Yard in Swanton Abbott. Also recites extracts from Blake's will. Handwritten in English on vellum. One pound revenue stamp and tax stamp. 66 by 55 cm. Good condition.

Marsham

Blake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

211

1905

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1905 antique document gorleston norfolk legal document conveyance of retcharges charged on trgarron house and matlock villa avondale road gorlston nrofolk between j kendrik of blofirld norfolk and c n brown of southtown great yarmouth vellum 10" by 16" red revenue stamp and four seals

Kendrik

Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

212

1884

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QUITCLAIM DOCUMENT RELEASE OF LEGACY UNDER WILL OF JOHN BAYFIELD PETERSON - Norfolk - 1884 RELEASE BY GEORGE AND EMMA GUNTON OF AYLSHAM OF THEIR TRUSTEE (REVEREND SAMUEL MARSH SHEPHERD LATE OF WICKHAM AND NOW OF CALTHORPE, NORFOLK) OF A LEGACY UNDER THE WILL OF THE LATE JOHN BAYFIELD PETERSON. This document relates to a legacy of one thousand pounds and mentions other names and relationships such as Joseph Thomas Clover, Emma Elizabeth Clover, John Peterson Clover. Recites several other indentures and the will including the marriage settlement of George and Emma. 4 page vellum handwritten in English. Ten shillings revenue stamp. 66 by 55 cm. Good condition.

Peterson

Gunton

Shepherd

Clover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

213

1911

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1911 ANTIQUE VELLUM INDENTURE NORFOLK. LEGAL DOCUMENT; VELLUM INDENTURE DEED OF CONVEYANCE OF TWO PIECES OF LAND SITUATE ON LOWESTOFT ROAD, GORLESTON, GREAT YARMOUTH. BETWEEN MR THOMAS COOK OF HOBLAND IN THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK AND HARRY ROBERT MIDDLETON OF GREAT YARMOUTH IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK, BUILDER. INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY OR GENEALOGY FOR THE MIDDLETON FAMILY GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN GOOD CONDITION ON ONE FOLDED SHEET OF VELLUM SIZE 16 INCHES BY 32 INCHES WITH ONE IMPRESSED REVENUE STAMP AND TWO RED WAX SEALS

Cook

Middleton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

214

1858

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1858 ANTIQUE PAPER DOCUMENT AYLSHAM NORFOLK **. MANUSCRIPT LEGAL DOCUMENT; THE MANOR OF AYLSHAM VICARAGE. BETWEEN JAMES LEE CASE OF AYLESHAM IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK AND JOSEPH WATTS OF EPINGHAM - RELEASE AND SURRENDER OF ALL LANDS ETC OF JAMES LEE CASE VICTORIA DRAFT ON DEMAND REVENUE STAMP. INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY OR GENEALOGY FOR THE CASE FAMILY GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN GOOD CONDITION - ON ONE FOLDED SHEET OF FOLDED LAW STATIONARY - SIZE 8 INCHES BY 7 INCHES

Case

Watts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

215

1905

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legal document conveyance of retcharges charged on trgarron house and matlock villa avondale road gorlston nrofolk between j kendrik of blofirld norfolk and c n brown of southtown great yarmouth vellum 10" by 16" red revenue stamp and four seals

Kendrik

Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

216

1526

Bloomsbury 6 Nov 2003

83

East Anglia.-. Compotus of William Sydney, Deputee of William Waldegrave, Receiver of the Estates of the Late John De Vere, Earl of Oxford, manuscript in Latin, 6pp., written in a neat notarial hand with some calligraphic flourishing, manuscript title on initial blank, ink inscription on final blank: "W. Waldegravys accepit AO xixo henrici octavi", 1f. loose, slightly browned and stained, ex-Fairfax of Cameron library copy with bookplate on front pastedown, original wrappers bound in modern half calf, folio, [East Anglia, 1526]. 300 - 400 Text comprises the financial returns of manors of Burnelle in Stansted, Brentfoldeburye cum Burylodge, Oldenhall in Wedersfeld, Netherhall in Eastyngthorp and others in the counties of Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Sydney

Waldegrave

de Vere

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

217

1797

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INDENTURE RECORDING THE RELEASE OF TWO INCLOSURES OF LAND IN OLD BUCKENHAM BETWEEN: WILLIAM WHITE OF NORWICH, HATTER AND HOSIER, ELDEST SON AND HEIR OF JOHN WHITE LATE OF THE SAID CITY, HATTER AND HOSIER, DECEASED, OF THE ONE PART, AND THOMAS SMITH OF OLD BUCKENHAM, GENTLEMAN, OF THE OTHER PART. The document is dated 24th May in the 37th year of the reign of George III 1797. This document relates to the release of inclosures of land belonging to William White lying and being in Old Buckenham called Mayswell Furlong (4 acres) and another enclosure known by the name of the Poor. Very good condition vellum handwritten in English. 65 by 73 cm.

White

Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

218

1880

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The Primitive Methodist Hymn Book Partly compiled from the Large and small hymn books Prepared by the late Mr. Hugh Bourne 1861 LONDON: Richard Davies This is a magnificent binding. Measuring 6 x 4 (approx) this lovely book is bound in full leatherette with ornate tooled decorations, highlighted in gilt, on both boards and with a brass border and clasp. The spine has four compartments ornately decorated in gilt and separated by decorated gilt bands. The title is lettered in gilt. Front and rear boards have tooled and gilt highlighted floral motifs and a double ruled gilt border. The boards and spine have the usual shelfwear for books of this age with a little rubbing and bumping. The binding is firm, the text block tight and the pages are generally clean with a little spotting to the end papers and toning to the pastedowns. It is possible that an end paper, frontis or tissue guard has been neatly detached at some time in the past. There are 187 paginated pages and the page edges are gilt. There are two neat inscriptions on the endpapers: Elvina Hopper, Walpole December 27 1603 (?); E. A. Batch A present from her Dear mother April 1st 1880 West Walton. From the 1881 census there was a Robert Batch with wife Elvina and daughter Elizabeth A Batch borb 1870 at Walpole St Peter, Norfolk. The family were living at East of Common, West Walton, Norfolk.

Davies

Bourne

Hopper

Batch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

219

1862

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This auction is for a legal document from 1862. It is between George Copeman and Miss Harriet Roper and is an "Acknowledgement of Satisfaction". The documents relates to the Manor of Aylsham on the part of Lancaster in the County of Norfolk. The document is hand-written and is one one large piece of paper folded with writing on three sides.

Copeman

Roper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

220

1824

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This auction is for an original legal document which was written in 1824. The document is a copy of a conditional surrender between Mr William Hill and his wife to Mr Charles Goodwin. The document relates to the town of Aylsham, in Norfolk, which was part of the Lancaster division. The document appears to be a copy for the solicitor, but is still beautifully hand-written. The document is on one larger piece of paper which has been folded down, with writing on three sides. The document is written on beautifully watermarked paper and is in very good condition, although there are some small original ink stains on the edges of the document, but these are minor.

Hill

Goodwin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

221

1784

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VELLUM INDENTURE RECORDING A LEASE BETWEEN WILLIAM BROWN OF SHELTON NORFOLK, GENTLEMAN, OF ONE PART, AND JOHN MEANS OF REDENHALL WITH HARLESTON, FARMER, OF THE OTHER PART, DATED 29 DECEMBER 1784. This document records the lease of a messuage in Medham, Norfolk. Handwritten in English on vellum. Medium browning all over, text readable but faint in some areas. 76 by 50 cm.

Brown

Means

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

222

1846

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This auction is for a large vellum document relating to a mortgage of a copyhold estate at Kenninghall in Norfolk for securing 1300 pounds and interest. Apologies for the length of this description, but difficult to scan in due to the size, so written description hopefully of help. The document is written on vellum, and is in generally very good condition. There is a very small hole which goes right through the document, but this really is minor and doesn't impinge on the readability of the text. Legal documents of this age can sometimes be difficult to read, but this is a clearly written document which is fascinating to go through. The document relates to Norfolk and is dated 25th April 1846, and is between Mr John Reeve and Mr Robert Bensly. On the back of the document, which is two very large sheets, there is a summary of the document and its contents. The first page of the document is marked with the stamp duty (actually on the 4th November 1845 so there is a gap between the two sums being paid (see below paragraph). The second page of the document (the front page) is in very good condition and has the blue stamp duties marked, registered as paid in Norfolk on the 6th April 1846. The two wax seals for the two individuals are in good condition at the base of the document, next to their signatures.

Reeve

Bensly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

223

1850

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This auction is for a legal document which consists of one piece of paper which is hand-written on one side, with the details of what is on the documment on the other side. The document appears to be dated 26th January 1850, but the hand-writing is quite italic and is a little difficult to read! The document relates to Norfolk and the town of Aylsham. The documents also mentions a William Hill of Marsham (a town just outside of Aylsham) and relates to an acknowledgement of satisfaction on the court books or rolls relating to a conditional surrender. (hopefully this would make sense to a solicitor!) Nice document, witnessed by George Bower.

Hill

Bower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

224

1832

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This auction is for an original legal document which was produced in 1832. The document is hand-written and relates to the town of Aylsham in Norfolk. It appears to be a copy of an original legal document but it has been witnessed, so is likely to be the solicitor's copy. The document is one sheet of paper folded, written on one side with details of the document on the reverse. There is a date 16th July 1832 and is an acknowledgement of satisfaction upon William Hill's conditional surrender.

Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

225

1876

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This auction is for an original legal document which was produced in 1876. The document is on three large pieces of paper which have been folded down and then joined together with a sealing pin. The third page is blank, bar for the reverse containing details of what is in the document. The document is more precisely an abstract of the title of Mr Thomas Stone to an estate in the parish of St Paul in the City of Norwich [Norfolk]. There is also a mention of James Crane Watson, who appears to the individual from whom the land was purchased.

Stone

Watson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

226

1837

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INDENTURE BETWEEN GARNER GILL OF THETFORD, MERCHANT, EDWARD JOSEPH VIPAM OF THETFORD, GENTLEMAN, AND GREGORY FAUX, GENTLEMAN, OF THE FIRST PART, AND

GEORGE CRONSHEY OF THETFORD, GENTLEMAN, OF THE SECOND PART. This document records the sale of 3 tenements formerly 2 cottages late belonging to John Sparrow and Thomas Vipan, opposite the Dolphin Inn in Thetford, abuttingNorth on Old Market Street East. Also lists other former owners of the properties. Handwritten in English on vellum. Revenue and tax stamps. 47 by 63 cm. Excellent condition.

Gill

Vipam

Faux

Cronshey

Sparrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

227

1889

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This auction is for an original legal document which was produced in 1889. The document is on one large piece of paper which is folded into 4 sides which are each about A4 size. The paper is high quality and appears to have been produced by a law stationery company and then used by the legal company. The document is hand-written and dated to 23rd August 1889. The summary text reads "The Manor of Aylsham on the part of Lancaster in the County of Norfolk." The names mentioned are the trustees of the late William Hazard and Mr Robert Bartram, and the document is a bargain and sale of copyholds of the said manor. There are two small wax seals where the document has been signed and witnessed.

Hazard

Bartram

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

228

1826

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1826 Abstract of the Title to an Estate late belonging to Mr Thomas Andrews Deceased situate in Blo Norton in the County of Norfolk. Contains approx. 6 pages with the abstract going back to 1731. There are marks, 'ink smudges' and 'pencil' additions.

Andrews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

229

1850

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Offered is this one page vellum document dateed 8 July 1850. It is between Charles Nightingale, Mary Thompson and George Jay. It deals with the conveyance of the Hearty Jar public house situated on the Denes at Great Yarmouth in the County of Norfolk. It has its three wax seals with signatures. It is clean and well written.

Nightingale

Thompson

Jay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

230

1881

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Offered is this one page vellum document dated 28 June 1881. It is between John Newman, Henry Staniforth Patterson and Donald Steward. It deals with the conveyance of a freehold messuage and hereditaments in Frederick Place in Kings Lynn. It retains the revenue stamp and wax seal with signature of John Newman. It is clean and very well written

Newman

Patterson

Steward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

231

1880

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Offered is this one page vellum document and letter authorising payment of funds dated 23 November 1880. It is between Eliza Perriman, James Perriman, Henry Staniforth Patteson and Donald Steward. It deals with the conveyance of a freehold messuage and Public House known as the Norfolk Wine Vaults siuated in Church Lane, Kings Lynn in the County of norfolk. It retains the revenue stamps and four wax seals with signatures. It is clean and very well written. The letter deals with the authorisation of they paymant of four hundred pounds.

Perriman

Patteson

Steward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

232

1650

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1650 RARE ANTIQUE VELLUM - COMMONWEALTH DEED FROM TIME OF OLIVER CROMWELL*. MANUSCRIPT LEGAL DOCUMENT; BEING A RELEASE AND SURRENDER FROM THE GENERAL COURT OF THE MANOR OF ELSING IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK. BETWEEN PETER LEMAN COPYHOLD TENNANT OF ELSING AND JOHN ROBINSON GAINING ADMITTANCE. TWO HUNDRED YEARS LATER IN 1845 THERE IS A REFERENCE TO A JOHN LEMAN AND PAYMENTS TO THE POOR William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1845 ELSING, a long straggling village on the south side of the vale of the Wensum, 5 miles E.N.E. of East Dereham, has in its parish 457 souls, and 1535A. 2R. 32P. of land, mostly the property of E. Lombe, Esq., and the Rev. Richard Eaton, A.B., the latter of whom is lord of the manor, and is about to assume the name of Browne, as his late father died when he succeeded to the Elsing Hall Estate. He is also patron and incumbent of the Church, which has a square tower and five bells, and has in its east window figures of Hugh de Hastings and his wife, and in its chancel a mutilated brass, in memory of Sir Anthony Browne. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at 5. 11s. 8d., has a yearly rent of 330 awarded in 1841, in lieu of tithes. The Church Lands, which have been vested in trust since before 1560, consist of 17A. 1R. 28P., let for 16. 4s. 4d., which is applied in the service of the church. The Camping Close (1A. 2R.,) is part of these lands, but is occasionally used by the parishioners as a play ground. For distributions of money and bread, the poor parishioners have the following yearly doles, viz. 10s. out of the church land, left by John Leman; 1. 15s. from land left by John Starling; 21s. from land enclosed from the waste; and 9s. 16s. 8d. [sic] from 327. 17s. 4d. three per cent. consuls, left by Thos. Ward, in 1806.

Leman

Robinson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

233

1555

Dominic Winter 5 Nov 2003

395

Attractive vellum Final Concord, made in the Kings Court in the octave of St. Michael 1555, in bold chancery script, between Thomas Richardson, against John Atkys and Margaret his wife, for a messuage, one garden, twenty acres of land, six acres of meadow, thirty acres of pasture and three acres of wood in Brakonasshe, Flordon, Hotheld and Carlton, in Norfolk, with accompanying translation

Richardson

Atkys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

234

1732

Dominic Winter 5 Nov 2003

396

Vellum manuscript document, dated 13th October 1732, for the unification of the two moieties, or halves, of the Parish of Catfield in the county and diocese of Norwich, by order of William, Bishop of Norwich, to Roger Donne, Rector of both halves of the Parish Unification documents are uncommon. This document has a contemporary endorsement on the reverse indicating that Robert, Lord Bishop of Norwich, exhibited the document in 1735.

Donne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

235

1844

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1844 ANTIQUE PAPER BILLS + RECEIPTS - NORFOLK. EIGHT DOCUMENTS BEING A SMALL COLLECTION OF ITEMS FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS W IRELAND OF AYLSHAM NORFOLK. TO INCLUDE VETS BILL, BUTCHER BILL, SCHOOL TUITION FEES AND RENTS WITH IMPRESSED ONE SHILLING REVENUE STAMP INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY AND GENEALOGY FOR THE IRELAND FAMILY GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN VERY GOOD CONDITION - ON VARIOUS FOLDED SHEETS OF PAPER

Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

236

1871

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Deed containing covenants for conditionally surrendering copyhold hereditaments at North Walsham in Norfolk copyhold of the manor of North Walsham to secure 250 pounds plus interest Between: William Buck of North Walsham, Wheelright Samuel Welden of Swanton Abbott, Builder Dated 25 February 1871 in the 34th year of the reign of Queen Victoria Good condition vellum written in English.

Buck

Welden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

237

1844

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MANOR COURT BARON DOCUMENT DETAILING ADMISSION OF ROBERT MARSHAM ESQUIRE AND THOMAS BLAKE ESQUIRE BY VIRTUE OF THE WILL OF WILLIAM JEX BLAKE ESQUIRE DECEASED, TO COPYHOLD LANDS IN THE MANOR OF SCOTTOW HALL WITH LITTLE HAUTBOIS, NORFOLK, AT A COURT BARON HELD THE 26TH DAY OF JULY 1844. This document records the surrender of copyhold lands held by William Blake, deceased, to the Lord of the Manor of Scottow Hall, Norfolk. It goes on to record the reassignment of the use of the lands, by the Lord, to the nephew Thomas Blake. The lands included two closes containing by estimation nine acres lying in Swanton Abbott and a parcel of fifteen acres with a messuage, six acres with a messuage built called Woodrows, and two acres of land called Coles Yard in Swanton Abbott. Also recites extracts from Blake's will. Handwritten in English on vellum. One pound revenue stamp and tax stamp. 66 by 55 cm. Good condition.

Marsham

Blake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

238

1889

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Here is a vellum Indenture dated 23rd March 1889 being a Conveyance of property in Stacy Road, Saint Paul, Norwich. The contract is between Matthew George Hunt of Norwich, Builder; and Kate Kent and her husband John Young Kent from Rotherhithe, London, a Bargeman. Other names mentioned are Fanny Cecilia Bolingbroke, Edward Heath, and George Thirkettle. This beautifully handwritten document measures 16" x 10", has four pages and bears three original wax seals and one revenue stamp. It is in excellent condition.

Hunt

Kent

Bolingbroke

Heath

Thirkettle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

239

1750

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1750 ANTIQUE PARCHMENT COURT DEED NORFOLK. MANUSCRIPT LEGAL DOCUMENT FROM THE COURT BARON OF THOMAS GREENE LORD OF THE MANOR OF ELSING IN NORFOLK. SURRENDER OF HERIDITAMENTS AND PREMISES TO THE HANDS OF THE LORD OF THE MANOR TO THE USE OF BENJAMIN VINCENT SON AND HEIR OF MARY AND THOMAS VINCENT HIS FATHER UNDER THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT APPLIES FOR ADMITTANCE. A manor was a territorial unit with legal functions that was originally held by a landlord who was himself a tenant either of the Crown or of a mesne lord who held land directly from the Crown. Court Leet was the manorial court which dealt with petty law and order and the administration of communal agriculture. It was usually held every six months. Court Baron was the manorial court which dealt with the transfer of copyhold land, upon inheritance or sale, which determined the customs of the manor, and which enforced payment of services which were due to the lord of the manor. It was usually held every three weeks. A court halmot is held four times a year, viz. Saturday next after the Epiphany, Monday next after Easter Monday, Monday following Midsummer day, and the first Monday after Michaelmas; and a court leet on the first Tuesday after Easter and after Michaelmas. court halmot, n. Halmote. A court of Saxon origin with civil and criminal jurisdiction. (from Bouvier's Law Dictionary, 1856 Edition.) WITH ONE ESCUTCHEONED REVENUE STAMP AND STATIONARY TAX STAMPS. INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY AND GENEALOGY FOR THE VINCENT FAMILY GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN VERY GOOD CONDITION - ON ONE FOLDED SHEET OF VELLUM SIZE 22 INCHES BY 15 INCHES

Greene

Vincent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

240

1852

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1852 ANTIQUE VELLUM DOCUMENT NORWICH **. MANUSCRIPT LEGAL INDENTURE DOCUMENT; CONVEYANCE BETWEEN HENRY LAST OF THE CITY OF NORWICH, CARPENTER AND JOHN YOUNGS OF THE SAID CITY BREWER.. FOR A TENAMENT IN THE PARISH OF SAINT ETHELRED IN THE CITY OF NORWICH IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK. WITH NAMES OF OCCUPIERS. INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY OR GENEALOGY FOR THE LAST FAMILY WITH ONE ESCUTCHEONED REVENUE STAMP AND ONE WAX SEALS GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN GOOD CONDITION - ON ONE FOLDED SHEET OF VELLUM SIZE 28 INCHES BY 22 INCHES

Last

Youngs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

241

1859

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1859 ANTIQUE VELLUM DOCUMENT NORFOLK **. MANUSCRIPT LEGAL INDENTURE DOCUMENT; CONVEYANCE BETWEEN CHARLES MOORE OF GREAT YARMOUTH IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK, DRAPER AND BARNES CALDECOTT OF ORMESBY ST MICHAEL IN THE SAME COUNTY AND FRANCIS WORSHIP OF GREAT YARMOUTH.. FOR THE FREEHOLD AND THE COVENANT TO SURRENDER THE COPYHOLD PARTS OF AN ESTATE AT ORMESBY SAINT MICHAEL IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK. WITH NAMES OF PREVIOUS OCCUPIERS AND REFERENCES TO THE MANOR COURT OF SERALBY BARDOLFES. INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY OR GENEALOGY FOR THE CALDECOTT FAMILY WITH TWO ESCUTCHEONED REVENUE STAMPS AND THREE WAX SEALS GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN GOOD CONDITION - ON TWO FOLDED SHEETS OF VELLUM SIZE 28 INCHES BY 22 INCHES

Moore

Caldecott

Worship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

242

1635

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1635 ANTIQUE DOCUMENT NORWICH REIGN CHARLES I **. MANUSCRIPT LEGAL INDENTURE DOCUMENT; SUZANNA AND JOHN PENDLETON OF THE CITY OF NORWICH - BEING THE FFEOFFMENT OF AN ESTATE IN SAINT SIMON AND SAINT JUDE IN THE CITY OF NORWICH TO WILLIAM NEWHAM.. MESSUAGES AND TENAMENTS SITUATE IN THE CITY OF NORWICH.. THIS DEED IS IN A VERY SRONG SECRETARY HAND AND EASY TO READ INFORMATION ON THE OWNERS OF AJOINING LAND ETC INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY OR GENEALOGY FOR THE PENDLETON FAMILY WITH TWO COMPLETE PENDANT WAX SEALS GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN VERY GOOD CONDITION - ON ONE FOLDED SHEET OF VELLUM SIZE 22 INCHES BY 15 INCHES. Also mentions Henry Pendleton.

Pendleton

Newham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

243

1725

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1725 ANTIQUE DOCUMENT NORFOLK REIGN GEORGE I**. MANUSCRIPT LEGAL DOCUMENT; BEING A BOND OF OBLIGATION BETWEEN THOMAS ARNOLD AND ANN COCK FOR THE BARGAIN AND SALE OF MESSUAGES AND TENAMENTS IN THE PARISH OF ST. MICHAELS IN THE CITY OF NORWICH IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK.. THIS DEED IS IN A VERY GOOD SECRETARY HAND AND EASY TO READ THREE ESCUTCHEONED REVENUE STAMPS WITH ONE WAX SEEAL INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY OR GENEALOGY FOR THE MAY FAMILY GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN GOOD CONDITION , SLIGHT RUBBING TO OUTSIDE FOLDS - ON ONE FOLDED SHEET OF VELLUM SIZE 22 INCHES BY 17 INCHES

Arnold

Cock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

244

1822

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Copy of Court Manor Roll of Tunstead on the Part of Lancasters regarding the sale of lands in the manor of Tunstead, Norfolk Between: George Purdy of Norwich, Gentleman Robin Purdy of Tunstead, Farmer Dated 07 May 1822 in the 3rd year of the reign of George IV Property: All the estates of Gearge Purdy in the manor of Tunstead, Norfolk. Very good condition document written in English on laid paper.

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245

1800

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Indenture recording the sale of land by feoffment in Old Buckenham, Norfolk Between: William Alger of Old Buckenham, Gentleman Jane Smith of Old Buckenham, Spinster Dated 15 January 1800 in the 40th year of the reign of George III Property: All that small inclosure or pightle of land in the possession of William Alger and occupied by Jane Smith in Old Buckenham - approximately one acre. Other names mentioned include: Thomas Snelling of Old Buckenham; John Burlingham; Good condition vellum written in English

Alger

Smith

Snelling

Burlingham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

246

1823

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An interesting vellum Probate document dated 1st June 1823 during the reign of King George IV, concerning Mary Adcock Widow deceased whilst living the Relict of William Adcock late of the City of Norwich Peree Maker. A reasonably clean document bearing the usual long term storage folds. Comprising a single sheet approx. 8 x 7 with all text fully legible for transcription. Seal slit torn away from main document on one side only. Single large oval embossed pendant wafer seal red wax seal and a single embossed blue revenue stamp attached with escutcheon.

Adcock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

247

1732

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ANTIQUE PAPER DOCUMENT 1732 GEORGE II COURT . "THIS IS THE FINAL AGREEMENT MADE IN THE COURT OF OUR SOVERIEGN LORD THE KING AT WESTMINSTER IN THE FIFTH YEARS OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE THE SECOND - BEFORE ROBERT EYRE, ROBERT PRICE AND FORTESCUE ALLAND JUSTICES OF OUR LORD THE KING" TITLE COPY OF THE COURT FFINE BETWEEN JOHN PRENTICE, GENTLEMAN, PLAINTIF AND DENNY CRABB GENTLEMAN and Elizabeth his wife and Robert Quince and Mary his wife DEFENDENT FOR THREE MESSUAGES, THREE GARDENS AND THIRTY ACRES OF LAND IN BLOW NORTON AND DICKLEBURGH 'GR' WATER MARK PAPER DICKLEBURGH-WITH-LANGMERE constitute one parish. The former is a village with 747 inhabitants, on the Norwich and Ipswich turn-pike, 5 miles N.E. of Diss, and the latter a hamlet and constablewick, a mile further to the east, locally situated in Earsham Hundred. They comprise 2055A. of land, exclusive of 160A. of commons, called Semere Green, High Green, and Dickleburgh Moor. The rector has a small manor, and the Earl of Orford is lord of the rest; but the soil belongs chiefly to copyholders, subject to arbitrary fines. The Church (All Saints,) is a large edifice, with a tower and five bells, and contains a monument of Lady Playters, daughter of Christopher Le Grys, who was stripped of his honors by the rebel parliament; and died in Spain. William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1845 IN FINE CONDITION - GUARANTEED ORIGINAL - OF INTEREST TO SOCIAL HISTORIANS, COLLECTORS OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND GENEALOGY FOR THE PRENTICE FAMILY OF NORFOLK ON ONE SHEET OF FOLDED PAPER - SIZE 13 INCHES BY 16 INCHES

Eyre

Price

Alland

Prentice

Crabb

Quince

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

248

1750

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ANTIQUE PAPER DOCUMENT EAST HARLING NORFOLK, CIRCA 1750. "BE IT REMEMBERED THAT ROBERT JOHNSON AND CONSTANCE HIS WIFE COPY HOLD TENANTS OF THIS MANOR CAME BEFORE ROBERT MARTIN GENTLEMAN STEWARD OF THE COURTD OF THIS SAID MANOR" BEING A RELEASE AND SURRENDER DOCUMENT OF MESSUAGES, LANDS. TENEMENTS IN THE MANOR OF EAST HARLING TO EDWARD SUTCLIFFE OF THE CITY OF NORWICH For centuries East Harling had very close links with the royal family of England. The de Herling family, who took their name from the town, were closely linked to Henry V and fought at Agincourt. Later, Lord of the Manor Sir Thomas Lovell went on to become chancellor to Henry VIII. IN VERY FINE CONDITION - GUARANTEED ORIGINAL - OF INTEREST TO SOCIAL HISTORIANS, COLLECTORS OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND GENEALOGY FOR THE JOHNSON FAMILY OF NORFOLK ON ONE SHEET OF FOLDED PAPER - SIZE 13 INCHES BY 8 INCHES

Johnson

Martin

Sutcliffe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

249

1787

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An attractive and interesting paper Articles of Agreement dated 5th December 1787 during the reign of King George III, between Henry Linhooke Helsham of Stoke near Derenham in the County of Norfolk Surgeon and William Denn of Shipdham in the said County Gentleman. A very clean and crisp document bearing the usual long term storage folds. Comprising a single folded sheet of period watermarked paper approx. 16 x 13 with all text fully legible for transcription. Two red wax seal and a two embossed revenue stamp.

Helsham

Denn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

250

1838

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1838 ANTIQUE VELLUM DEED NORWICH BREWERS - YOUNGS AND BURT. MANUSCRIPT LEGAL INDENTURE DOCUMENT ON VELLUM; BETWEEN JOHN HOWARD OF THE CITY OF NORWICH, CARPENTER AND THOMAS RACKHAM OF THE SAID CITY, GENTLEMAN OF THE ONE PART AND JOHN YOUNGS AND WILLIAM BURT OF THE SAID CITY BREWERS OF THE OTHER PART FOR LAND ON NEW ROAD IN THE PARISH OF SAINT ETHELREDS IN THE CITY OF NORWICH ONE ESCUTCHEONED REVENUE STAMP AND FOUR RED WAX SEALS + HAND COLOURED SURVEY MAP INTERESTING ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF SOCIAL HISTORY, LOCAL HISTORY GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND IN GOOD CONDITION WITH VERY CLEAR HAND - ON ONE FOLDED SHEET OF VELLUM SIZE 26 INCHES BY 29 INCHES

Howard

Rackham

Youngs

Burt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

251

1786

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This is a signed document 5th July 1786 by Sir John Lombe, Baronet of Great Milton in Norfolk...the document is to do with Mary Hase ( Widow )..for the copyhold tenant of one Thomas Smith ( Farmer ) in the Manor of Bressingham,Norfolk.Other names on the document are Nethercote Chambers ( Surgeon ) in the city of Norwich. Size 13" x 8.1/2" The document is in very good condtion.

St Mary's Church, Bylaugh, owes its present appearance, and perhaps its present existance, to a Norfolk squire, Sir John Lombe, who practically rebuilt this little church between 1809 and 1810. This gentleman, born John Hase, had changed his name to Lombe on inheriting the estates of his uncle, Edward Lombe, of great Melton. In 1783 he was made a baronet, and in 1796 he acquired the 600 acre estate of Bylaugh - from Richard Lloyd, in settlement of a gambling debt. The Lombe family were descended from John and Thomas Lombe the silk manufacturers of Derby who, in 1772, erected the first factory of any size to be built in this country - a building, driven by water wheels, and described in Defoe's "Tour" of 1742 as "a curiosity of a very extraordinary nature." Bylaugh church stands among yew trees very close to the river Wensum and, on rising ground to its north, are the ruins of the hall that Sir John hoped to build but never did. He died in 1817 and the hall designed by the younger Charles Barry and Robert Richardson Banks, was not begun until 1849, was completed in 1852, and reduced to a ruin in 1950. "The Builder" of August 1852 described and illustrated Bylaugh Hall. It was done in the Elizabethan style - a pale reflection of Wollaton Hall, near Nottingham, the great house Sir France Willoughby built in 1850. "The Builder" article described it as the "Anglo-Italian" style, that it was constructed of magnesium limestone, and decorated within by "Mr Sang and his band of German artists"; the house was then completed but the grounds were not yet laid out(by W A Nesfield, a landscape architect), nor were the lodges built. Bylaugh was never a building of distinction, indeed, Pevsner dismisses it as "happily a ruin", but it is most certainly a romantic one. The northern side of the church faces you at the end of an avenue of ancient yews. It is an aisleless church - with very shallow transepts, whose gables rise as high as the ridge of the main roof - built against a Norman, perhaps part Saxon, round tower with a 14C octagonal top. Before studying it more closely it might be well to find out, from a tablet within the church, what was done here in 1810, "at the sole expense of Sir John Lombe". The church must have been in a sad state before Sir John gave it his attention for, summing up what the tablet says, it appears that the tower and the nave were substantially repaired, the chancel rebuilt, the whole fabric re-roofed, and transepts added where there were none before. A further look at the exterior shows that, despite the decorated style of the chancel and transept windows, Sir John and his architect were not working in the Gothic mood. Pugin and the Gothic Revival had not yet appeared on the scene, and this work of 1810 is classical in spirit. The polygonal turrets on the chancel and transepts have a flavour of Gothic but that is all; the projecting eaves and their supporting modillions (or brackets) are purely classical. The interior is a remarkable survival - an interior furnished by a squire for his family, his friends and his servants - apparently exactly as when, to quote the tablet, it was "handsomely fitted out" in the early 19C. Rows of tall box pews on either side, becoming larger as they go, stretch towards the transepts, where under a domed ceiling of plaster are the family pews, presided over by a fine three-decker pulpit, and warmed by fireplaces in the transept walls. There are more box pews in the chancel (each with their brass candle sconces) indeed they stretch to within a few feet of the cast iron "Gothick" altar rail. A board behind the altar carries The Lord's Prayer, the Creed and Commandments; music is provided by a harmonium that could well have graced a Victorian drawing-room. The three-decker pulpit is not very tall, nor is its sounding board, but is unusual in that the preaching deck can be reached by two flights of stairs, one from the nave and the other from what appears to be a churching pew. At the west end there is a small 14C font, set upon a later support, and there is a Georgian arms board. Sir John made provision for a family vault. A faculty he obtained in 1809 gave details of a vault 21ft long, 7ft wide and 6ft deep, occupying the whole of the north transept - a burial place for Sir John Lombe, Bart. of Great Melton, and his heirs. There are memorials in the church and churchyard to those who have owned the Bylaugh estates - a beautiful brass to Sir John Curson, who died in 1471, and his wife Joan, and a handsome cartouche tablet to John Bendish (1707). Then come those of the Lloyds, the Lombes, and the Evans-lombes; Sir John Lombe himself is commemorated by a rather dull memorial by John Bacon, the younger, signed "Bacon, London". Armstrong, in his "Norfolk Diary", throws some light on the tablet to the Rev Edward Lombe, who died in 1862. He tells how he visited Bylaugh Hall to enquire about this gentleman who, while out driving his fiancee, "had been much hurt by his horses dashing through a shop-front in Dereham and completely destroying it" and irreparably damaging themselves. He mentions the "magnificent state reception room" at the hall where Edward Lombe died shortly afterwards. Every lover of church architecture should see this little one at Bylaugh - a perfect specimen of what we now call "Gothick" of the early 19C - which, fortunately, has escaped attention of Victorian restorers. Perhaps this is due to the fact that, as Arthur Mee records: "From 1836, the year he was ordained, till 1908, when he died at 96, the Rev Louis Norgate was vicar here" - (72 years).

Thomas Lombe 1785 - 1739

Thomas Lombe, the eldest son of Henry Lombe, a Norwich weaver, from a family long involved in the cloth trade. In 1718 Lombe took out a patent for a new invention of three sorts of silk machinery never before made or used in Great Britain, one to wind the finest raw silk, another to spin, and the other to twist, believed to have been copyied by his step brother John in Italy. Work on the Derby Silk Mill was started around 1715 on an island on the west side of the river Derwent,adjacent to a previous unsuccessful silk mill built by Thomas Cotchett around 1702. The new factory was engineered by George Sorocold who oversaw the erection of much of the machinery in the old Derby Moot Hall, where it was tested before being installed into the new building, which was completed in 1719. John Lombe died in 1722 believed to have been poisoned by a woman sent over from Italy in revenge for stealing their processes. His funeral was held at All Saint's Church and attended by thousands. Derby Silk Mill became a successful concern, employing over 300 workers by the 1730's. Others imitated his success and other silk factories were established in elsewhere in England. When Lombe's patent expired in 1732, parliament awarded him the sum of 14,000 in compensation rather than extend his patent. Thomas Lombe lived most of his life in London and was the city's sheriff in 1727. He died in 1739, leaving a fortune of 120,000, which was bequeathed in equal shares to his widow and his two daughters, Hannah and Mary.

Lombe

Hase

Smith

Chambers

Lloyd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

252

1736

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This 1736 document is for land etc,in Redenhall,names on the document are : Richard Smith,Daniel Sayer,James Fuller and John Stanford. The main part of the document is in good condition...the other page has a tear along the fold...but as this is blank...no harm done.

Smith

Sayer

Fuller

Stanford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

253

1843

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This is a marrage settlement of real and personal estate on the marrage of the Reverend John Gunton (Banningham) with Miss Elizabath Jex Blake ( Swanton Abbott ). This paper document is 15 pages long with a lot of information on Norfolk life. The names of the document are : Reverend John Gunton (Banningham),Miss Elizabath Jex Blake ( Swanton Abbott ),Reverend John William Methold ( Wighton ),Joseph Scott, Esq( Colney Hall ),William Lubbock Jex Jex Blake, Esq ( Lamas ),Francis John Blake,Gentleman ( City of Norwich ),Dennis Whitaker Gunton,Esq ( Matlaske ),Reverend Edmund Telfer Yates ( Aylsham ) Reverend John Gunton was the rector of Marsham 1840-?

Gunton

Blake

Methold

Scott

Yates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

254

1706

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This is a 1706 paper manuscript for copyhold tenents of one Nathaniel Hasby and Samuel Fuller ( Oatmaker ) in Redenhall ( Norfolk ) The document is very clean and in good condition...and is written in old English. Size 8.1/2" x 8.1/2"

 

The Swan Hotel, built by the notorious traitor Robert Cook, later pardoned by Henry VIII, is only one of the many fine buildings in this South Norfolk market town, between Diss and Bungay.

St Mary's church at nearby Redenham is one of the finest in this area, it was originally the family chapel of demolished Gawdy Hall.

 

Gawdy Hall had long been in the possession of the Gawdy's. According to Blomefield's Topographical History of Norfolk, published in 1806, the estate was held in 1633 by Sir Thomas Gawdie, knight, and it was mortgaged by Charles Gawdie to Tobias Frere, who afterwards purchased it. There is little doubt that in the main this account is correct.

 

It is stated in Redenhall Parish Accounts by Mr. Candler of Harleston, that this Tobias Frere was an attorney of good means. In 1654 he was a J.P., Sequestrator and M.P. for Norfolk. He died in 1655, leaving a widow Susanna, and a son Tobias. In 1649 Frere is mentioned as Steward of Hawker's Manor, and from 1666 to 1672 Sarah Frere was Lady of that manor.

 

In 1656 there is an entry in the rolls of Witchington of the admission of Tobias Frere, junior, to the copyhold lands held by his father of that manor, which the latter had inherited from his brother Richard Frere. Tobias Frere, junior, married Sarah Longe, the daughter, according to Burke's History of Commoners, of Robert Longe of Foulden, who was Sheriff of Norfolk in 1644. From this marriage there were two children, a son Tobias, and a daughter Elizabeth, both of whom died in childhood. Their father died in Oct. 1666, and their mother, who appears to havecome in for the property, subsequently married John Wogan, the "kinsman" of Lewis Wogan of Boulston.

 

The marriage was by license, which is dated 31 Dec 1667, and this document shows that the bride and bridegroom were then resident in Covent Garden, London. The license authorised the ceremony to take place either in St. Dunstan's in the West or St. Clement's le Danes in the Strand, and it states that Mrs. Sarah Frere was a widow of about 28 years of age. The Rolls of Hawker's Manor confirm this descent, for they show that in 1656 Susanna Frere was Lady of the Manor; in 1657 her son, Tobias, was Lord, and in 1666 his wife Sarah was Lady.

 

Whether the Freres ever owned the Manor of Redenhall seems questionable. A Court was held in 1659 by Robert Bransby the Steward, under Letters Patent from William Gawdy, "late lord of the manor", but from 1660 until 1664 James Hobart is mentioned as the Lord, and it was not until 1678 that John Wogan figured in that position. Presumably William Gawdy sold the Manor to Hobart, who in turn resold, in 1664, either to the Freres or to John Wogan himself. Mrs Sarah Wogan died in 1684, and was buried at Redenhall.

Hasby

Fuller

Cook

Gawdy

Frere

Candler

Bransby

Hobart

Wogan

 

 

 

 

 

 

255

1786

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This is a order in a form of a letter telling William Booth and Jacob Sholders to pay the total sum of 47 to William Walker on behalf of one William Roots ( William Roots,was unable to read and write ) the cottage was in Skeyton ( Norfolk ).

Booth

Sholders

Walker

Roots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

256

1875

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This is a two page,two seal Vellum document for a mortgage of land brick and tileyard and cottages next the Shipdham Road,East Dereham ( Norfolk ) for securing 400 and interest. Names on the document are: William Hubbard,Nathaniel Girling,Ellen Beals,Wright Goddard Wigg and William Warner. Size 28" x 23"...the document is very clean.

Hubbard

Girling

Beals

Wigg

Warner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

257

1777

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This document dated 27th Aug 1777 is for power of attorney given to one William Townsend ( Downham Market - Norfolk ) by one Henry Humphrey ( Harpley - Norfolk ). Sealed and delivered in the presence of William Smith.

Townsend

Humphrey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

258

1741-1761

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This is a out going list of payments made from a John Osborne's Estate in Redenhall,the payments are over a 20 year period...1741-1761

Osborne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

259

1851

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This a Mortgage of estates at Horsham St Faiths and Hainford in Norfolk for securing 130 and interest....20th December 1851.The document has one seal and is on Vellum,it's between David Storrer - Yeoman from Hainford and Henry Rix - Gentleman from Norwich.The document is for eight cottages,land and woods in the Manors of Horsham St Faths and Meyton Hall in Frettenham. There are two other documents that on paper...one dated 1852 signed by Henry Rix.....the other dated 1856,signed by David Storrer ( X -His mark )...in this one David Storrer borrowed 30 from one William Hale. These documents give a good insight into Norfolk life in the 1800's. Size 28.1/2" x 19.1/2"..the main document...the other two paper ones are 13" x 8"..all documents are very clean...and in good condition

Storrer

Rix

Hale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

260

1825

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This is a three seal vellum document for a release of a cottage and 21 perches of land at Deopham in Norfolk.Dated 15th April 1825. Names on the document are: Robert Gathergood (Deopham- Labourer),Samuel Heyhoe Le Neve Gilman (Hingham-Gentleman),Edmund Badcock (Deopham-Blacksmith)and William Knott (Deopham-Labourer) The document is in V.G.C....Size 31" x 24"

Gathergood

Gilman

Badcock

Knott

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

261

1767

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This is a vellum document date 7th Dec 1767...It starts " Hawkers to wit: At the general Court Baron of John Coogan? Esq,Lord of the said Manor". The document is for land and chattels of one John Chalker....in Redenhall ( Norfolk )....and now his son also called John Chalker ( Yeoman ) living in St Lawrence-Ilketshall (Suffolk) From what I can make out it is to do with the Will left by John Chalker (the elder)...for the land and tenants living on the land. Names on the document are: Daniel Sayer,Gentleman and Steward of the Manor,Offley Smyth (Gentleman),Redenhall,and John Chalker.

Coogan

Chalker

Sayer

Smyth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

262

1778

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This is a vellum document for land in Redenhall (Norfolk)The document starts " Hawkers to wit} At the General Court Baron of Elizabeth Wogan Lady of the said Manor Holden for the said Manor 26th October 1778,before Edmund Gillingwater Gentleman Deputy Stewart of the said Manor there." The document is for the lands in the manor of Redenhall of one Offley Smyth,Gentleman-copyhold tenant of the said manor died since last Court....and now his son George Smyth,want to take over the land laying in Hall Wonge? in Redenhall....it ends with "To hold the same to him the said George Smyth and his hairs for ever of the Lady at the will of the Lady according to the custom of the said Manor saving every ones right in paying the Lady a fine by the ancient rents...." Other names on document are: Thomas Chalker,John Wright. The document is in V.G.C Size 13" x 8"

Wogan

Gillingwater

Smyth

Chalker

Wright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

263

1778

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This a paper document of an extract of the Will of John Matthews of Needham (Norfolk )...the document is for land in Reddenhall (Norfolk)being given to one Edmund Ludbrooke. Names on the document are: John Matthews (Hicklor)Needham-Norfolk,Edmund Ludbrooke (Servant) to Mr Buckenham-Weybread,Richard Aldous (Clarke),Joseph Lodge-Needham, John Smith-Harleston and Robert Growfoot?

Matthews

Ludbrooke

Buckenham

Aldous

Lodge

Smith

Growfoot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

264

1819

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Supplemental Abstract of Title of Land 1819 This is a 2 page paper document for land called "Bakers Pightle" in the Manor of Aylsham (Norfolk).It cover's what was going on with the land from 1808 - 1815...names on the document are: James and Mary Dye,Piddock Blomefield and Clement Overton. The document is very clean and in V.G.C.

Dye

Piddock

Blomefield

Overton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

265

1822

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1822 Will with large Paper Seal This is a vellum document with a large paper seal of one William Young( Clerk.) The will is from a one Jacob Hardy( Pulham St Mary-Norfolk ),with Ann Burton,Ann Utting and William Utting as witnesses.Other names on the document are Lydia wife of Jacob and George Hardy nephew.There is a small document inside the main one,with the large seal...Document is clean and in V.G.C.

Young

Hardy

Burton

Utting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

266

1805

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Abstract of Title of Lands 1805 This is a 3 page paper document of an abstract of James Nash's title to lands in Frettenham and Hayneford copyhold of the said Manor...the Manor being Meyton Hall in Frettenham.The document covers 1706 to 1805 this makes a good insight into Norfolk Life.

Nash

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

267

1869

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1869 Indenture This is a 3 seal vellum document,this is a conveyance of the Freehold parts of a dwellinghouse and land at Wendling-Norfolk.Between Lucius Banham of Wendling ( Licensed Landlord ) and Henry Bullard-City of Norwich ( Brewer -better known as Bullard's Brewery),other names in the document are,Charles Harsley,John Lovett,Edmund Page and George Page. The document is very clean and in V.G.C.

Banham

Bullard

Harsley

Lovett

Page

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

268

1770

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1770 This is a paper document is for payment for land and tenaments in the Manor of Holme-Next the Sea,late Holkham...from Henry Humphrey late of Harpley now of Gt Massingham,Norfolk-Gentleman,by Henry Benton of Thornham,Norfolk-Marchant. Other name on the document is that of Richard Adamson Esq,Bury St Edmunds,Suffolk. The document is clean and in V.G.C.

Humphrey

Benton

Adamson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

269

1778

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1778 This is a Acknowledgment of Satisfaction document is for payment for land and tenaments in the Manor of Holme-Next the Sea,late Holkham...from Henry Humphrey late of Harpley now of Gt Massingham,Norfolk-Gentleman.Paid to one Thomas Holman,Downham Market,Norfolk-Gentleman. The document is clean and in V.G.C

Humphrey

Holman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

270

1877

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1877 This is a one seal vellum Indenture Conveyance document for cottages at Hayneford-Norfolk. Walter Bennett,City of Norwich-Wholesale Grocer,William Brown Esq,Hayneford Hall,Norfolk are the main two names in the document,other names are....Reverend William Arnold Walpole Keppel,James Cuddon Esq and Randall Ellis Burroughes. The document is very clean and in V.G.C

Bennett

Brown

Keppel

Cuddon

Burroughes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

271

1831

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1831 This is a one seal Indenture for a Mortgage of an Estate in Shipdham and Dereham,Norfolk...for 2,000 and interest.Principle names are William Catton,Shipdham,Norfolk-Gentleman and Thomas Smyth Esq,East Dereham,Norfolk.Other names are....Elizabeth and Christopher Utting,Charles Catton,Samuel and Maria Susanna Cooper. The document is clean and in V.G.C.

Catton

Smyth

Utting

Cooper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

272

1763

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1763 This is Absolute Surrender document,for lands and tenaments in the Manor of Redenhall.This is a out of court surrender by one Charles Annison,City of Norwich-Taylor,to the Lord or the said Manor..by the hands of one Daniel Sayer-Gentleman. The document is clean and in V.G.C

Annison

Sayer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

273

1777

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This is Extracted from the Registry kept for the Archdeaconry of Norfolk dated 3rd November 1777. In the last Will and Testament of John Matthews late of Needham in the county of Norfolk-Hickler,deceased....."and I give and devise All that my messuage tenement,a cottage situate in Redenhall in the county of Norfolk now in the occupation of Hannard,unto and to the use of Edmund Ludbrooke,now servant to Mr Buckingham of Weybread aforsaid,and to he's heirs and assigns for ever" The document is clean and in V.G.C.

Matthews

Hannard

Ludbrooke

Buckingham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

274

1840

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1840 Last Will and Testament. This is Probate vellum document with small vellum document at the bottom with a large paper seal.The Will is from one Thomas Stoneham,Yeoman-Aylsham,Norfolk. This document give's a good insight into life in the 1800's. Document is clean and in V.G.C.

Stoneham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

275

1797

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1797 This is a Particular and Conditions for Sale of Estates at Great Massingham and Gaywood in the County of Norfolk. Lately belonging to Thomas Carr,a Bankrupt. To by sold by Auction at the public inn,known by name,or sign of the SUN,in King's-Lynn,in the said county,on Tuesday in the fifteenth day of August,1797,beteen the hours of two and five in the afternoon; by ORDER of the ASSIGNEES of the Estate and Effects,of Thomas Carr, a Bankrupt. This a very early and hard to find Condition of a sale of an Estate from the 1700's.It is in good condition for something that is over two hundred years old.

Carr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

276

1883

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1883 This is a 24 page document for the Settlement of the share of Miss Christabel Mary Burroughes in the sum of 30,000 provided for portions for the younger children of the late Rev Randall Burroughes deced the Father of Miss Borroughes by the Will of her Grandfather Henry Negus Burroughes late of Burlingham Hall,Esq deceased. This document is a good insight into family life in the 1800's. Names on the document are: Miss Christabel Mary Burroughes,Spinster (Normanstone-Suffolk),Edward George Cubitt,Esq,(Honing Hall-Norfolk), Henry Negus Burroughes, Esq late of (Burlingham Hall-Norfolk)formerly M.P. for the Eastern Division of Norfolk,and Rev Randall Burroughes. Size 11" x 15"

Burroughes

Cubitt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

277

1730

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1730 This ia a one seal paper Indenture for land and tenaments in Durham.Names on the document are George Marshall-Yeoman, George (Yeoman)and Alice Bolton. The document is clean.

Marshall

Bolton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

278

1885

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1885 VELLUM DEED NORWICH HON. WILLIAM HARBORD NO RESERVE This superb, entirely handwritten vellum deed is dated 21st August 1885. The calligraphic heading "To all to whom these Presents shall come" spreads across the whole width of the page. The deed refers to an older Marriage Settlement and various names are mentioned including The Honorable William Harbord, the Honorable Gertrude Hyde Harbord, The Right Honorable Charles, Lord Suffield, Charles Dennis, Charles John Shoubridge, Finetta Maddy and various Harbord children. There is a red, ten shillings revenue stamp at the left and a single red wax seal at the bottom by the signature of William Harbord. AN EXCELLENT DOCUMENT FOR FRAMING. Size. The document is approx. 28" wide x 23". Condition. In superb condition with the usual folding creases.

Phillipps

Harbord

Suffield

Dennis

Shoubridge

Maddy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

279

1915

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This auction is for an estate duty document which relates to an individual who died in 1915. The individual's name appears to be John Buckenham Cross (the hand-writing is a little difficult to read), and the solicitor is Pomeroy and Son from Wymondham. The document is large, covering many pages. The purpose of the document appears to be to let the Government know how much an individual was worth when they died. This leads to an interesting document where this peron's total wealth was around 300 pounds. The document itself is an official form which has been completed by hand to fill in the relevant details. It is likely that this must be the solicitor's duplicate copy, as the original would have been sent to the court and then forwarded on accordingly to the record offices. A little piece of history. The individual appears to have come from Wymondham, in Norfolk.

Cross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

280

1915

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It was an interesting experience listing this auction finding out more about the individual to which it related! The document is the account of a John Buckingham Cross, who died in the First World War at the age of 51. He left 568 pounds (a considerable amount of money). The large one sheet (folded) gives details of the worth he had, such as his death benefit from Oddfellows, life assurance, business worth and so on. There is also attached a letter from the War Office with their confirmation and a stamped invoice from the solicitor for their work. Visiting www.cwgc.com (this is the web-site of the Commonwealth Graves Commission) this individual's record can be discovered. He was 51 and was Company Quartermaster Serjeant in the Norfolk Regiment. Search under the name JB Cross to discover the details for yourself, including his wife and parent's details. Documents relates to the town of Wymondham in Norfolk. Fascinating!!!

Cross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

281

1912

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This auction is for a legal document dating to 1912. It is ten large pages long (each page folded in three) and is a draft copy of the document which was filed to mee tht elegal requirements at the time. The document is entirely hand-written and says at the top, "In the High Court of Justice Chancery Division - Mr Justice Warrington". The document was between John Thurston and Esther Gladdow. The rest of the document shows that this is a draft with lots of crossing outs and changes. The document was filed on behalf of the Plaintiff in the Chancery division and is from a solicitor in Wymondham, Norfolk (Pomeroy and Son) which is also where the document itself relates to.

Warrington

Thurston

Gladdow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

282

1880-1915

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This auction is for seven legal documents from a solicitor's office in Wymondham, Norfolk.

Document One - Letter from the War Office relating to a soldier killed in the First World War (John Buckingham Cross). (see our other auctions regarding this individual)

 

Document Two - Document signed by John Buckingham Cross in 1910 regarding a transfer of money to his wife.

 

Document Three - Will of John Buckingham Cross, initially written in 1908, but updated in 1911 and 1914. This is likely to be the solicitor's copy.

 

Document Four - 1910 Copy Draft relating to the Manor of Deopham Hall. Multi-page document.

 

Document Five - Birkbeck vs Taylor, insturctions to advise on evidence as within. Large one page document, dated 22nd June 1883.

 

Document Six - 1883 Birkbeck vs Taylor copy certificate of costs of plaintiffs as mortgagees. One large piece of paper folded into four.

 

Document Seven - 1905 Letters of Administration of the Effects of Henry Bates (deceased). Dated 15th July 1905.

 

All the documents relates to Pomeroy and Son, a solicitor from Wymondham, in Norfolk. Fascinating collection!

Cross

Birkbeck

Taylor

Bates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

283

1844

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1844 ANTIQUE DOCUMENT NORWICH NORFOLK -.LOW START PRICE AND NO RESERVE MANUSCRIPT LEGAL INDENTURE DOCUMENT BEING THE CONVEYANCE OF FOUR COTTAGES IN THE PARISH OF SAINT ETHELDRED IN CITY OF NORWICH. BETWEEN WILLIAM CHASE OF THE CITY OF NORWICH, WINE MERCHANT AND MARIA BROWN AND JAMES WEGG LANHAM OF THE SAME CITY, PUBLICAN TO WILLIAM STEVENS OF THE SAME CITY. WITH TWO ESCUTCHEONED REVENUE STAMP AND THREE RED WAX SEALS IN FINE TO VERY FINE CONDITION - - GUARANTEED ORIGINAL - OF INTEREST TO SOCIAL HISTORIANS, COLLECTORS OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND GENEALOGY FOR CHASE, BROWN OR LANHAM FAMILY ON ONE SHEET OF FOLDED PARCHMENT - SIZE 23 INCHES BY 29 INCHES

Chase

Brown

Lanham

Stevens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

284

1608

abebooks

 

HOUSE SALE - 1608. Original manuscript indenture for the sale of a house in Upwell, Norfolk (between Downham and Wisbech). Sold in 1608 by Thomas Browne to Robert Ashton. Norfolk: , 1608. In excellent condition, clearly legible and with the original seal.

Browne

Ashton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

285

1725

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1725 ANTIQUE DEED ELSING NORFOLK FROM THE REIGN OF GEORGE I-.LOW START PRICE AND NO RESERVE MANUSCRIPT COPY TITLE DEED FROM THE MANOR COURT OF ELSING BEING SURRENDER AND RELEASE OF MESSUAGE FROM THOMAS ARNOLD TO THOMAS BROWNE. THIS DEED IS WRITTEN IN LATIN IN FINE TO VERY FINE CONDITION - - GUARANTEED ORIGINAL - ONE ESCUTCHEONED FISCAL REVENUE STAMP - OF INTEREST TO SOCIAL HISTORIANS, COLLECTORS OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND GENEALOGY FOR THE BROWNE FAMILY ON ONE SHEET OF FOLDED VELLUM - SIZE 13 INCHES BY 14 INCHES

Arnold

Browne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

286

1803

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VELLUM INDENTURE RECORDING A SALE OF LAND BETWEEN ROBERT SWALLOW OF WATTON, SURGEON AND ONLY SON OF ROBERT SWALLOW DECEASED, OF ONE PART, AND JOHN WORBY OF CARBROOKE, FARMER, OF THE OTHER PART, DATED 5 APRIL 1803. This document records the sale by lease & release of a messuage in Carbrooke, Norfolk, in the possesion of William Cater, and 1 acre of land on the road to Scoulton, and 3 acres of land close by on the road to Griston, and 3 acres called Cliff Haze Pightle close to Richards Gap Lane, and 1 acre in lower field Carbrooke, and 5 acres called Woodgroome, and 3 acres in the common pasture of Carbrooke plus several other inclosures in Carbrooke. Lots of other names mentioned including John Murrell, Clement Wacw, John Greengrass, Lady Howard, Peter Henry Barker, Robert Warner, David Stone, Thomas Humphreys and John Hardy. Handwritten in English on vellum. Very good condition.

Swallow

Worby

Cater

Murrell

Wacw

Greengrass

Howard

Barker

Warner

Stone

Humphreys

Hardy

 

 

 

287

1728

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VELLUM INDENTURE RECORDING A MORTGAGE OF LAND IN BANHAM, NORFOLK BETWEEN THOMAS SPRINGALL OF ROCKLAND ALL SAINTS, WHEELRIGHT, OF ONE PART, AND NICHOLAS LANE OF NORWICH, BUTCHER, OF THE OTHER PART, DATED 28TH SEPTEMBER 1728 IN THE 2ND YEAR OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE II. This document records the mortgage of land and a tenement in the possesion of Thomas Springall in Banham. Handwritten in English on vellum. medium browning all over the document, but text is readable. 8 cm tear into the text on the left hand side, but text is still readable.

Springall

Lane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

288

1855

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Manor of Westhall otherwise Gaytons in Gayton, Norfolk Manor Court Document recording the admission of Robert Robertson under the award of the commissioners in Gayton Inclosure act and after the death of his father, at a court held 2 February 1855. Handwritten in English on vellum. Very good condition.

Robertson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

289

1768

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VELLUM FINAL AGREEMENT FROM THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, WESTMINSTER, BETWEEN NOAH BAKER, PLAINTIFF, AND JERIMIAH EDZARD, JENNY THEODINE EDZARD, ETC, DEFORCIANTS, DATED 1768 IN THE 18TH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE III. This document records the sale of 1 messuage, barn and stable, 2 curtilages, 16 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow and common pasture for cattle in Banham, Norfolk. Handwritten in English on vellum. Some dust marking and creases.

Baker

Edzard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

290

1619

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An attractive and interesting hand written last will and testament probate dated 26th December 1619 during the reign of King James I, pertaining to Edmund Warde of Wallcott in the County of Norfolk singleman. Other names included: Roberte Warde (father), Bridgett Warde, Humfrie Warde, Francis Warde, Samuel Warde, Robert Warde (brother), Isarke Warde, Solomon Warde, William Roome & Margret Chamberlaine. Probate in written Latin below Last Will and Testament. Places mentioned: Walcott, Witton & Keeleington. A little jaded with several minor holes and bearing the usual long-term storage folds and wrinkles. Comprising a single sheet of period paper approx. 15 x 9 with all text fully legible for transcription. Quite a comprehensive account of the Warde family during a brief instant in time. Originally bearing a red wax pendant seal the majority of which has disintegrated and the seal tag has become unattached.

Warde

Roome

Chamberlaine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

291

1737

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An attractive and interesting hand written last will and testament probate dated 21st July 1737 during the reign of King George II, pertaining to Mary Freston Daughter of William Freston of Mendham in the County of Norfolk Esquire Send Greeting Whereas Mary Freston late of Fresingfield in the County of Suffolk Spinster Deceased etc etc. Other names mentioned: Richard Freston & William Smith. A clean document bearing the usual long term storage folds. Comprising a single folded sheet of period watermarked paper approx. 15 x 12 with all text fully legible for transcription. Single integral paper/wax/paper laminated seal and three six pence embossed revenue stamps.

Freston

Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

292

1774

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An attractive and interesting hand written last will and testament copy dated 9th June 1774 during the reign of King George III, pertaining to James Bidwell of Banham in the County of Norfolk Gentleman. Other names included: John Talbot, Priscilla Bidwell, John Bidwell Edwards, John Foster, Sarah Edwards, Jeoffrey (Fowler?), Thomas Freeman, Thomas Taylor, George Read, George Bidwell, Joseph Cable, The Widow Coleby, John Mallow, Timothy Constable, Thomas Constable, Thomas Thompson, Ann Constable, Thomas Hunting, John Hunting, William Algar & William Webb. Places mentioned: Properties in Hinderclay, Winfarthing, Rockland All Saints, Shelfanger, Banham, Long Melford in Suffolk, The City of London & Alford in Lincoln. A clean document bearing the usual long term storage folds. Comprising four sheets of period watermarked paper folded in half and bound with cord approx. 16 x 12. Six pages of text fully legible for transcription.

Bidwell

Talbot

Edwards

Foster

Freeman

Taylor

Read

Cable

Coleby

Mallow

Constable

Thompson

Hunting

Algar

Webb

293

1758

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Attested Copy of Indenture dated '1758?'. Mentions ' Whereas the said John Goodwin sometime since for a valuable considoration bargained sold and conveyed to the said Benjamin Wiseman and his Heirs a messuage or Tenement in Diss'? Comprises approx. 3 pages and has marks, minor tears , folds, creases etc. This is an attested copy and I do not know the year in which it was copied.

Goodwin

Wiseman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

294

1894

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1894 INDENTURE. Conveyance of freehold cottages, hereditaments and premises at the 'Heath' and Church Street, Kenninghall, Norfolk. This document contains folds, minor creases and marks and there is also cracking and minor pieces missing to the 'red' seals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

295

1697

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Neat document dated 1697 with red wax seal top left corner, a double sheet of today's A5 size in close writing but readable and has full transcript - concerning SAMUEL MONTAGU as Steward of the manor of WOLSINGHAM in DURHAM giving Power of Attorney to CHARLES TURNER of LYNN REGIS in NORFOLK and JOHN HUTCHISON of DURHAM - signed and witnessed at base - a lovely little document to research in fine condition, just a little scuffed top right corner. The text then appears in Latin on the second page, I am presuming its the same thing in both languages.

Montagu

Turner

Hutchison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

296

1896

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1896 This a five page two seal vellum document for a mortgage of estates in the Cattle Market in Norwich and in Sutton and Catfield,Norfolk. Names on the document are: William and Mary Ann Barber of Catfield ( Farmer ),Henry Read Gulley? of Norwich (Solicitor),William and Mary Ann Girling of Norwich (Innkeeper) and William Garrett.

Barber

Gulley

Girling

Garrett

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

297

1877, 1884

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MORTGAGE IN FEE OF SEVERAL INCLOSURES OF LAND LYING IN OLD BUCKENHAM AND BANHAM IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK Between: JOHN MORTON AND JEREMIAH JAMES COLMAN Dated 9th February 1877 TOGETHER WITH A RECONVEYANCE OF THE LANDS BETWEEN: ELIZABETH GAY AND EDWARD SHERINGHAM AND THE REVEREND DARCY HARRINGTON PRESTON Dated 1st May 1884 Two indentures written on the same piece of vellum written in English. The land included 2 inclosures of arable land in Old Buckenham in the possession of James Hewitt near Doe Lane; all land known as Low Allotment numbered 190 on the Tithe Commissioners award map of Banham; and land called Hewitt's in Banham numbered 191 on the tithe map. All text readable, but with some browning and water staining.

Morton

Colman

Gay

Sheringham

Preston

Hewitt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

298

1802

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1802 ANTIQUE DEED THE SHIP INN NORFOLK REIGN GEORGE III-.LOW START PRICE AND NO RESERVE LEASE OF A MESSUAGE FORMERLY CALLED OR KNOWN BY THE SIGN OF THE GREEN MAN BUT NOW BY THE NAME OF THE SHIP AT CASTLE ACRE IN NORFOLK MANUSCRIPT LEGAL DOCUMENT WITH CLASSIC INDENTURE TOP EDGE "BETWEEN THOMAS BELL OF CASTLEACRE IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK OF THE FIRST PART, FRANCIS DALTON OF SWAFFHAM OF THE SECOND PART ." LEASE OF ALL THAT MESSUAGE WITH THE BREWHOUSE, STABLE AND GARDEN AND ALSO ALL THAT MALTING OFFICE, KILN AND MILL HOUSE ON BALY STREET WITH TWO FISCAL REVENUE STAMPS AND ONE WAX SEAL. IN VERY FINE CONDITION - GUARANTEED ORIGINAL - OF INTEREST TO SOCIAL HISTORIANS, COLLECTORS OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND GENEALOGY FOR THE BELL FAMILY ON ONE SHEET OF FOLDED VELLUM - SIZE 27 INCHES BY 22 INCHES

Bell

Dalton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

299

1835

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1835 ANTIQUE DEED MALSTER NORFOLK REIGN WILLIAM IV -.LOW START PRICE AND NO RESERVE APPOINTMENT AND RELEASE OF A MESSUAGE MALT OFFICE AT CASTLE ACRE IN NORFOLK MANUSCRIPT LEGAL DOCUMENT WITH CLASSIC INDENTURE TOP EDGE "BETWEEN WILLIAM MARTIN OF CASTLEACRE IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK OF THE FIRST PART, GEORGE FREDERICK MARTIN OF CASTLEACRE MALSTER OF THE SECOND PART AND FRANCIS BLOYE OF SWAFFHAM." LEASE OF ALL THAT MALTING OFFICE, KILN AND OFFICES TOGETHER WITH A CLOSE OF LAND ON BALY STREET WITH FISCAL REVENUE STAMP AND TAX STAMP - TWO WAX SEALS. IN VERY FINE CONDITION - GUARANTEED ORIGINAL - OF INTEREST TO SOCIAL HISTORIANS, COLLECTORS OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND GENEALOGY FOR THE MARTIN FAMILY ON ONE SHEET OF FOLDED VELLUM - SIZE 32 INCHES BY 25 INCHES

Martin

Bloye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

300

1892

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Here is a parchment Indenture dated 30th July 1892 being a Mortgage on property situate in Stacy Road, Saint Paul, Norwich. The contract is between John Taylor, Organ Builder; and five trustees of the Loyal Trafalgar Lodge Number 3567 of the Norwich District of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Manchester Unity Friendly Society, who are stated as John Webster, William Bloomfield Brett, George Clarke, Henry Walpole Hornor, and John Dixon.. This beautifully handwritten document measures 15" x 10", runs to four pages (one blank), and bears one wax seal and one revenue stamp. In excellent condition.

Taylor

Webster

Brett

Clarke

Hornor

Dixon