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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 66 - 1953  pages 70
Kent Archives Office 1953 continued

Leybourne, 1552-1829; and small numbers for Kemsing, Sutton at Hone, Chevening, East Mailing, Birling, Westerham, Wrotham, Woolwich, Sundridge, and Cowden. Wills, Settlements and cognate documents, 1425-1901.
  Wykeham-Martin MSS. (Presented by F. Wykeham -Martin, Esq.):
  Manorial. Rentals for Brushing Court in Boughton Monchelsea, 1633-1708, with survey, c. 1557, Langley, c. 1350, Gore Court in Otham, Brushing and Herands in Boughton Monchelsea, 1479-80.
   Deeds. 365 mainly for Biddenden, 1385-1572; Broomfield, Leeds, Bearsted, Hollingbourne, Boughton Monchelsea, Lenham, Harrietsham, Hucking, Otham, Langley and Ulcombe, 1550-1768; Dover, 1576-1693; Newchurch, 1458-1713; and small numbers for parishes in the Maidstone area and Romney Marsh.
   Family Papers. Mainly correspondence for the Culpeper, Fairfax Martin and Wykeham-Martin families, 1664-1850, much of which relates to Virginia and to American affairs during the eighteenth century. Inventories of goods at Leeds Castle, 1681-1719. Household and estate, accounts, bills and vouchers, 1546-c. 1831, including a group for repairs to Dover Priory, 1611-20. Military papers of General Philip Martin, 1755-1816, including those relating to the seige of Gibraltar, 1779-83.1

   Map Northfleet, c. 1800.
   Stapleton MSS. (Deposited by Sir Miles T. Stapleton, Bart., per Berkshire County Council)
   Manorial. Draft court rolls and rentals for Mereworth, 1618-1723; rentals for Ippyingham alias Weekes, 1547, East Peckham, 1650, Tudeley, 1706, and Brooke, c. 1705; papers relating to customs East Farleigh, 1563, Hunton, 1598.
   Deeds. 637 for Hunton, 1394-1692; Yalding, 1363-1679; Cape! and Tudely, 1384-1673; Brenchley, 1360-1783; Tonbridge, 1339-1737 East Farleigh, 1532-1670; Mereworth, 1574-1761 ; Isle of Oxney, 1574-1791; and small numbers" for many other parishes including Hadlow, Chart Sutton, Aylesford, East Peckham and Plumstead.
   Family papers. A few wills and settlements and much correspondence of members of Fane family including 6th and 7th Earls of Westmorland, 1580-1760, and of Thomas Lord Le Despencer, 1788-1831. Estate rentals, agreements, drafts, etc., c. 1560-1826; estate accounts and vouchers, especially those of Lord Le Despencer, 1618-1831 ; various law suits, 1588-1823, in particular one regarding Wittersham Level, Isle of Oxney, 1595-1736, and those of Lord Le Despencer.
   Maps. Wittersham Level, c. 1736.
   1 These papers were reported in the appendix to Hist. MSS. Comm., 6th Report.

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