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
Wykeham-Martin MSS. (Presented by F. Wykeham -Martin,
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,
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.