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                    Owner                                 Occupier

Reference 241
Q241 Freehold Gorehill land 
( 3 acres and 6 days work)  -  Rent 10d
                                     
lately with barn (prev house) now demolished with 198 Gorehill field
            tithe 185 - 4 acres
           MR    Martyne Francis
           MR    Haberfield
           MR    Wade John
           MR    Wade Edward
           MR    Toller Henry
1773    MR    Pattenson Josias                      self
1818    G      Jemmett William sen
1832    G      Jemmett William jun
1841    T       Green Charles Rev                    Jemmett William

Abuttals          - north & east to highway
                      - south & west to land                           reference 198-199
           MR               Toller Henry
1773    MR               Hussey Thomas

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Reference 242
G242 Freehold East hill [ 9 & 11] Brooke Place & land 
Rent 10d
                               later Alfred house
           EB 1 Woodward Edward
1677    EB 1 Woodward Herbert
1677    MR    Woodward William
           MR    Woodward John  oup? 1757
           MR    Breton Martha  ob. 1766
           MR    Breton Moyle & Whitfeld by 1766
1773    MR    Pattenson Josias ob. 1799        self
           MR    Jemmett William
           MR    Dawes Daniel B

Abuttals          - south to road to bridge [East hill]
                      - west to mess                                      reference 43
           MR               Warren
1773    MR               Baker Charles
                      - north & east to land                             reference 243
1773    MR               Pattenson Josias

This item refer to original house (now Alfred House), with site of (new) Brooke Place

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Reference 243
G243 Copyhold land 2 acres East hill 
Rent 2/6d
           CR    Woodward John self
1759    CR    Lucas Edward etc                     Banks James
1759    CR    Breton Martha                           Costeker Stephen
1767    CR    Breton Moyle                            Chapman John
1768    CR    Pattenson Josias (1/2)               Ward William & Corling John
1772    CR    Pattenson Josias (+ 1/2)            self
1777    CR    Pattenson Josias (will)
1799    CR    Pattenson Mary self
1810    CR    Jemmett Ellen                           Dobree Peter
1814    CR    Jemmett William jun                  self
1831    CR    Dawes Daniel B                         self
1857    CR    Dawes Daniel B heirs                 Morgan Robert Rev

Abuttals          - south to highway
                       - west to land calleed Brookfield            reference 242
           CR               Woodward John
1767    CR               Breton Moyle & Whitfeld
1772    CR               Pattenson Josias
                       - north to land called St Ann's land        reference 232
           MR               Woodward Herbert
1759    CR               Mace Alice & Gellibrand Grace
1773    MR               Mace Alice & Gellibrand Grace
1810    CR               Mascall Robert
1831    CR               Jemmett William
           CR               Mercer Charles
1857    CR               Love Edward
                       - east to mess                                    reference 23
1759    CR               Atkins Richard
1767    CR               Austen William
1777    CR               Austen Dorothy wid
1810    CR               Waterman William
1814    CR               Waterman William heirs
1831    CR               Hutton John
           CR               Mercer Charles
1857    CR               Kingsford Montague

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Reference 244
N244 Copyhold 2 mess St John's lane 
Rent 7d
                                     and land later 14-22 Station road
           CR Apsley George                           self & Arrowes Robert
1757    CR    Hall Morgan Apsley                 Simpson Martha wid & Pope William
1768    CR    Patey George sen                   self & Highwood Joseph
1773    MR      -do-                                       -do-
1774    CR    Whitfeld Lewis -do-
1775    CR    Tritton Robert                          self & -do-
1775    CR    Wyborn Thomas (cond)
1793    CR    Tritton Robert (will)                   self & Chaplin Francis
1797    CR    Billington John ()                   self & ?
1797    CR    Tritton Ewell ()
1798    CR    Wyborn William (cond)
1798    CR    Tritton Ewell (+ )
1798    CR    Quihampton Thomas
1805    CR    Potts James                            Watson Alexander & Sweetlove William
1805    CR    Varham William (cond)
1805    CR    part to 244a
1833    CR    Breton Sarah                           Goodwin Miss
1833    CR    Bryan John                              self
1833    CR    Hills William Beck
1833    CR    White Samuel (cond)
1845    CR    Elliott George
1847    CR    Susans Thomas
1849    CR    Burra William
1855    CR    enfranchised

Abuttals          - north to St John's lane 163 ft (118 ft from 1847)
                       - east to highway & malthouse (Lord's Pound barn)
                                              (32 ft but 48 ft from 1847)      reference
1757    CR               Tournay Thomas
1768    CR               Patey George
1774    CR               Whitfeld Lewis
1775    CR               Tritton Robert
1793    CR               Tritton Robert Elliott George
1793    CR               Bryan John
                       - south to land 165 ft (119 ft from 1847)        reference
           CR               Hills
1845    CR               Randall Alexander etc
1847    CR               Gas Co.
                       - west to land
1757    CR Ashford college
                       & to land 36 ft (42 ft from 1847                  reference 349
1757    CR               Noakes Mary wid
1768    CR               Waterman John
1775    CR               Waterman John
1797    CR               Parkin Martha
           CR               Potts James
1833    CR               Daw William
           CR               Sharpe William
1845    CR               Bird John (244a)
1847    CR               Bird John heirs

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Reference 244a
N244a Copyhold mess in St John's lane Rent 3d
                       [converted to three dwellings c.1820 later 3-5-7 St John's lane])
1805    CR    Daw William                            Sweetlove William
1820    CR    Sharpe William                        Sweetlove William, Edney Thomas & Sandys Thomas
           CR                                                   Lewis David, Arlington wid, & Edney Thomas
1835   CR    Sharpe Sarah                            Lewis David, Arlington wid, & Huckstepp Charles
1841    CR    Bird John                                 Kite William, Hooker & Martin
1847    CR    Bird John heirs                          -do-
1871    CR    Lewis Gilbert                            Drew Rosina, Tolhurst Frederick & Cross John
1871    CR    enfranchised

Abuttals          - north to St John's lane
                       - east & south to land                          reference 244
1820    CR               Potts James
                       - south to land
1835    CR               Hills William Beck
1847    CR               Gas Co
1871    CR               Burra James Salkeld
                       - east to land
1847    CR               Susans Thomas
1871    CR               Burra William
                       - west to                                             reference 349
1820    CR               Chaplin Francis
1835    CR               Scott Thomas
1871    CR               Scott Thomas Ebenezer

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Reference 245
W245 Freehold Beaver land 
Rent 9/7d
           MR    Scott
           MR    Beale Richard
           MR    Beale Alexander
1734    MR    Quested John sen
1735    MR    Quested John jun
1766    MR    Taddy Ursula
1773    MR    Quested Rebecca                    Richardson Thomas
1783    MR    Jeffery Hunt
1795    MR    Mascall Robert
1825    MR    Jemmett Geo Elwick

Abuttals          - north to land                                      reference 246

Gouge   247-261  99a 0r 17p

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Reference 246
W246 Copyhold Chalmead 5-2-0p 
Rent 8/0d
1690    CR    Beale Richard                           Court wid, then Handfield John Tritton Henry, 
                                                                         Hughes wid then Elwick John Geree
1734    CR    Quested John
1762    CR    Quested Rebecca
1773    MR      -do-                                       Kettle Stephen jun
1779    CR    Taddy Ursula                            Richardson Thomas
1783    IN      Jeffery Hunt                             Sankey John
1795    CR    Mascall Robert jun                    Tomsett Henry
1816    CR    Lord of Manor
1821    CR    Mascall Robert heirs                  Jemmett George Elwick

Abuttals          - north & east to land                            reference 2?
1734    CR               Ashford parish
1773    MR               Ashford parish
                       - east & south to land                           reference 245
           CR               Beale Richard
1734    CR               Quested John
1779    CR               Quested Rebecca
           CR               Jeffery Hunt
1821    CR               Mascall Robert
                       - south & west to land Hempstead mead    reference 320?

? Gouge  289   Tithe 584  3a 3r 15p

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Reference 247
H247 Freehold New Rents mess [ 6] 
Rent 2d
1622    ?       prev  Baker Katherine  wid.
           MR    Adams John & Thos
1683    EB22 Maxted John                           Crouch wid
           MR    Maxted Dorothy
           IN      Jordan William                         Speed Richard
           IN      Quested Stephen                     self
           IN      Quested Mary wid
1765    IN      Quihampton John sen               self
1773    MR    Quihampton John sen               self
           MR    Quihampton John jun
           MR    Delaseaux R G
           MR    Foord Richard
           MR    Cooley Thomas
           MR    Cooley H T

Abuttals          - south to New Rents
                       - west to mess                                     reference 181
1683    EB22    mess of [    ]                         Austen wid
1773    MR               Hooker John
                       - north & east to mess & garden            reference 322
1683    EB22    mess of [    ]                         Austen wid
1773    MR               Tamsett Mary

1687 Will PRC17 37/2 and inventory PRC11  51/91 of Bridget wid 
                 of Edward or Edmund Adams property to son Thomas

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Reference 248
Y248 Freehold Beaver mess and land 46 acres 
Rent 9/2d
                     Beaver house, stables, orchard and hempspot land, 2 pieces called Eastry field 
                          and Northland or Kitchen field, 20 acres
                     land, 2 pieces called Rogerfield or Nether Southlands and the Rood, 8 acres
                     land, 3 pieces called Scarlet land, 8 acres, and Scarlet lane 
                     land, 2 pieces called Further Southland and Brackmead, 10 acres.
           tithe 332-343
           MR    Steed Edmund
1692    MR42 Tidham John                           self
1773    MR    Quihampton John sen
           MR    Quihampton John jun
           MR    Kingsford William
           MR    Bell Mrs

                    John Tidman                             John Tidman
                    Elizabeth Benson                      Thomas Cullen
                    John Waterman & Richard Griffinhoofe     Thomas Grant
1755/64         John Quihampton                      John Waters
1781             John William Quihampton
1810             Thomas Quihampton                  William whitfield, Stephen Skinner & wid Clark?
1827             Thomas Quihampton of Ripton
1835             Elizabeth Swaffer                       James epps & John Clerk?
1849             Willim Kingsford                         George Lepine
1856             Maria S. Bell wife of John
1859             John? Bell
1875             Maria S. Bell wid
1896/7          William B. Skene
1911             Philip G. Skene
1913             Ashford UDC  [purchased at auction July 1912]
          [ from deeds UDC 42 ]

Abuttals          - north to                                             reference 281
                       - east to                                              reference  171, 172, 281
                       - south to                                            reference  53, 337
                       - west to                                             reference  53, 157

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Reference 249
M249 Freehold High Street [ 55] mess prev 'Six Bells'  -  Rent 4d

1692    MR    Cowtan Mary wid
1692    MR    Cowtan Robert
           MR    Reader Thomas
1726    IN          ?                                      Hutt Ann  Whitwell Rhoda [ see Beaver Lane]
           MR    Handford Clement
           MR    Handford John
1773    MR    Rabson Richard                      self
           MR    Rabson Richard jun
           MR    Rabson Peter
           MR    Rabson Richard

Abuttals          - north to High street
                       - east to mess                                     reference 250
                       - south to churchyard
                       - west to lane to churchyard

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Reference 250
M250 Freehold High Street [ 51-53] mess 
Rent 4d
           MR    Cowtan Robert
1773    MR    Rabson Richard                       Whitehead George & Bourne Robert
           MR    Rabson Richard jun
           MR    Rabson Peter
           MR    Rabson Richard

Abuttals          - south to churchyard
                       - west to mess                                     reference 249
                       - east to mess                                     reference 170
1773    MR               Spratt William heirs

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Reference 251
M251 Copyhold shop in Market place [Middle Row 2 pt]  -  Rent 2/6d
           CR    Rabson Richard                         self
1742    CR    Rabson Ann Peter & Rchd
1762    CR    Rabson Peter & Rchd
1769    CR    Rabson Richard
1773    MR     -do-                                         Rabson wid & sons
1785    CR    Rabson Richard (will)                  self
1795    CR    Rabson William                          self
1831    CR    Rabson Mary                             self
1837    CR    Rabson Mary jun                        self
1846    CR    Rabson Ann                               self
1873    CR    Odden Mary Ann (cond)              Redgrave James

Abuttals          - east to highway
                       - north & south to prems                      reference 253 & 254
           CR               Maplesden John
1742    CR               Rabson Richard
1785    CR               Rabson Richard
1831    CR               Rabson William
1872    CR               Rabson Ann
                       - west to                                             reference 211 & 212
1742    CR               Ireland Deborah wid
1762    CR               Impett John
1785    CR               Impett John
           CR               Brook John
           CR               Killick George
           CR               Jennings Joseph
           CR               Jennings Jane wid
1872    CR               Parks Robert & wife Jane Isabel

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Reference 252
M252 Copyhold land in Market place 36 ft by 2 ft Rent 1/8d
                                              [Middle Row 2 pt]
           CR    Rabson Richard                        self
1742    CR    Rabson Ann Peter & Rchd
1762    CR    Rabson Peter & Rchd
1769    CR    Rabson Richard
1773    MR      -do-                                       Rabson wid
1785    CR    Rabson Richard (will)                 self
1795    CR    Rabson William                        self
1831    CR    Rabson Mary wid                      self
1837    CR    Rabson Mary jun                       self
1846    CR    Rabson Ann self
1873    CR    Odden Mary Ann (cond)              Redgrave James

Abuttals          - north to highway
                       - east to church lane
                       - south & west to                                 reference 211 & 212
1742    CR               Ireland Deborah wid
1762    CR               Impett John
1773    MR               Impett John
           CR               Brook John
           CR               Killick George
           CR               Jennings Joseph

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Reference 253
M253 Copyhold shop in Market place 16 ft by 9 ft Rent 2/6d
                                              [Middle Row 2 pt]
           CR    Rabson Richard                        self
1742    CR    Rabson Ann Peter & Rchd
1762    CR    Rabson Peter & Rchd
1769    CR    Rabson Richard
1773    MR      -do-                                       Rabson wid
1785    CR    Rabson Richard (will)                self
1795    CR    Rabson William                        self
1831    CR    Rabson Mary wid                      self
1837    CR    Rabson Mary jun                       self
1846    CR    Rabson Ann self
1873    CR    Odden Mary Ann (cond)             Redgrave James

Abuttals          - east & south to market
                       - west to land                                       reference 211 & 212
1742    CR               Ireland Deborah wid
1762    CR               Impett John
1785    CR               Impett John
           CR               Brook John
           CR               Killick George
           CR               Jennings Joseph
                       & to shop                                           reference 69
1831    CR               Hayward William
1873    CR               Crust William
                       - north to shop                                    reference 251
           CR               Maplesden John
           CR               Rabson Richard sen
1773    MR               Rabson Richard
1785    CR               Rabson Richard jun
           CR               Rabson William
1831    CR               Rabson Mary wid

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Reference 254
M254 Copyhold shop in Market place 19 ft by 9 ft Rent 5/4d
                                              [Middle Row 2 pt]
           CR    Rabson Richard                       self
1742    CR    Rabson Ann Peter & Rchd
1762    CR    Rabson Peter & Rchd
1769    CR    Rabson Richard
1773    MR      -do-
1785    CR    Rabson Richard (will)                 self
1795    CR    Rabson William                         self
1831    CR    Rabson Mary wid                       self
1837    CR    Rabson Mary jun                       self
1846    CR    Rabson Ann                              self
1873    CR    Odden Mary Ann (cond)             Redgrave James

Abuttals          - north & east to highway
                       - south to prems                                  reference 251
           MR               Maplesden John
1773    MR               Rabson Richard
1785    CR               Rabson Richard
           CR               Rabson William
1831    CR               Rabson Mary wid
                       & to                                                   reference 212
1742    CR               Ireland Deborah
1762    CR               Impett John
1785    CR               Impett John
           CR               Brook John
           CR               Killick George
           CR               Jennings Joseph
                       - west to                                           reference 211
1742    CR               Ireland Deborah
1773    MR               Impett John
1785    CR                 -do-
           CR               Brook John
           CR               Killick George
           CR               Jennings Joseph

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Reference 255
L255 Copyhold land stable etc in Churchyard Rent 1/3d
           CR    Cooper Robert (90 & 235)
           CR    Rabson Richard                       self
1742    CR    Rabson Ann Peter & Rchd
1762    CR    Rabson Peter & Rchd
1769    CR    Rabson Richard
1773    MR      -do-                                       Rabson wid
1785    CR    Rabson Richard (will)                self
1795    CR    Rabson William                        self
1831    CR    Rabson Mary wid                     self
1837    CR    Rabson Mary jun                      self
1846    CR    Rabson Ann self
1873    CR    Odden Mary Ann (cond)
1877    CR    Reeve John                               self
1879    CR    Cobb George

Abuttals          - north to churchyard 24 ft
                       - east to land 111 ft                           reference 235
           CR               Cooper Robert
1773    MR               Matthews Thomas
           CR               Houghton Matthew
           CR               Houghton Robert
1831    CR                 -do- heirs
1837    CR                 -do-
                       & to land                                            reference 110
1773    MR               Downe William
1831    CR               Ashdown John
1837    CR               Ashdown William
                       - south to Churchfield 33 ft later Tufton street
1773    MR               Lord of Manor
                       - west to land 112 ft                         reference 90
           CR               Badnor Robert
           CR               Parsons Susannah
1773    MR               Chapman John
1831    CR               Cobb John
18713    CR               Cobb George

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Reference 256
M256 Copyhold mess in Butchery 18 ft by 5 ft Rent 6/0d
                                              [Middle Row 1 part]
           MR    Nower Edward (183)
           CR    Cox Ann
1753    CR    Cox Michael
1753    CR    Roberts Martha
1766    CR    Rabson Eliz & Rchd
1773    MR    Rabson Richard                        Lawrence Mary
1775    CR    Wormald Joseph                       Knowlden John
           CR                                                   Houghton Matthew
1777    CR    Hope John                                self
1797    W                                                     Sparrow Joseph
           CR    Hope Elizabeth wid                    self
1807    CR    Elliott John                                self
           CR                                                    Elliott George
1878    CR    Elliott Robert                             Thompson William James

Abuttals          - north to High street
1807    CR               & to prems of Elliott John
                       - east to passage to shop                    reference 183
           MR               Matthews Thomas
1766    CR               Matthews Joan wid
1773    MR               Hooker John
1807    CR               premises demolished
                       - south to Butchery lane
                       - west to mess                                    reference 145
1753    CR               Greenhill Richard & Stephen
1766    CR               Greenhill Stephen
1773    MR               Greenhill Stephen
1807    CR                 -do- heirs                     Rogers Catherine

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Reference 257
Z257 Freehold Sevington land Rent 2/10d
           MR    Farnaby Chas Sir
           MR    Golding William
1773    MR    Ratcliffe Ralph

Abuttals          - none given

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Reference 258
E258 Freehold High Street [ 54-
? ] mess Rent 2/6d
1669    W      Colt John                                Apsley Arthur
1692    MR    Colt George
1692    MR    Hodges James                        self
           IN      Hodges Hannah
1709    IN      Apsley Thomas
           MR    Apsley John sen
           MR    Apsley John jun
           IN      Apsley Thomas
1773    MR    Ramsden William                     Creed Henry
1795    IN      Creed Henry (47)
18 ?    MR    divided

Abuttals          - south to High street
                       - west to North lane
                       - north to mess                                    reference 259
                       - east to mess                                     reference 47
           MR               Smith George
1773    MR               Bushell John

E258a Freehold High Street [ 54] mess Rent 1/9d
18 ?a    MR    Elliott John


E258b Freehold High Street [  ?2 North St  ] mess Rent 9d
1828   IN      Thorpe Benjamin (47)
18 ?    MR    Thorpe Benjamin Kelly

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Reference 259
E259 Freehold North lane [ 4] mess Rent 1/0d
1679    EB48 Colt George heirs (72)
1692    EB41 Brissenden Edmund (72)
           MR    Apsley John
1773    MR    Ramsden William
18 ?     MR    Thorpe Benjamin

Abuttals          - west to Marsh lane
                       - north to yard                                      reference 72
           MR               old Baptist meeting house
1773    MR               Cole Thomas
                       - east and south to mess                      reference 258

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Reference 260
H260 Freehold New Rents mess [14-16-18-20] Rent 3d
                                              [and New street 19-21-23]
           MR    Taylor Thomas
           MR    Fearman
           MR    Carpenter William
1773    MR    Rabbett John                           Farmer John & Quested Sarah
           MR    Brickenden William
           MR    Munn Samuel
           MR    Hughes William

Abuttals          - south to New Rents
                       - west to mess                                    reference 35
           MR               Bate
1773    MR               Baker Charles
                       - north to New street - later 19-21-23
                       - east to mess                                    reference 294
           MR               Quaker meeting house
1773    MR               Tritton Thomas

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