miscellaneous papers, 1706-1832; deeds and leases of
property in Chatham, Rochester and Higham, c. 1620-1869.
(a) Canterbury Diocese—Headcorn [Cat. Mk. P181],
churchwardens’ accounts, 1638-1837 ; vestry minutes, 1805-40 ;
overseers’ records, 1689-1886; surveyors’ records, 1663-1841 ; tithe
award and map, 1843. East Sutton Cat. Mk. P360B], overseers’ accounts,
(b) Rochester Diocese—Rochester, St. Margaret
[Cat. Mk. P305], churchwardens’ accounts, 1729-1869; vestry minutes,
1800-1905; overseers’ records, 1724-1866 ; surveyors’ records,
1733-1867 ; watch rates, 1843-87.
ESTATE AND FAMILY ARCHIVES
Brook Bridges MSS. [Cat.Mk. 373], deposited by the
Rt. Hon. Lord Fitzwalter.
Manorial. Goodnestone, 1745-1782.
Deeds. Over 1,200: mainly for Goodnestone, 1491-1862 ;
Nonington, 1593-1843; Chillenden, 1650-1833; Wingham, 1647-1845;
Womenswould, 1733-1849 (including land on Barham Down used for a
semaphore station, 1822-49) ; Woodnesborough, 1673-1810 ; East-church,
1580-1717 ; and small numbers for other
in the Goodnestone area.
Family papers. Personal and estate correspondence and
Official. Land tax papers of receiver general, 1784-90.
Miscellaneous. Printed case with pedigrees, etc., in claim
to the Fitzwalter Barony, 1842. Accounts of Goodnestone Clothing Club,
Maps. Wingham, 1650; Ash, Preston and Wickham, 1832.
Darell of Calehill MSS. [Cat. Mk. 1J386].
Manorial documents. Little Chart and Calehill in Little
Chart and Burley and Newland in Charing, 1379-1709; Boughton Aluph, c.
1425; Tramhatch in Charing, 1582-1687; Barksore in Lower Halstow,
1583-1674; Sturry, 1561-65 ; Langport, 1447-8 ; and the archiepiscopal
manors of Maidstone, Boughton, Teynham and Gihingham, 1496-7.
Deeds. Over 500: mainly for Little Chart and Charing, c.
Family papers. Illuminated pedigree of the Darell family
from the 13th century, 1637, grants of arms, testamentary, genealogical
and other papers of the Darell family, 1438-1882. Inventory of furniture
at Calehill, 1772. Estate papers and farm accounts, 1586-1893.