Twisden MSS. [Cat. Mk. U49] to which
are added here for convenience the Twysden MSS. [Cat. Mk.
U48] though not received from K.A.S.
Manorial documents. Albans, Eastmere, Chart and Lomewood in
East Peckham, Wateringbury and Nettlestead, c.1550-1831; East Mailing,
1410, 1623.1860; Brooke in Ditton, 1502-1866; Benenden,
Deeds. 591: mainly for East Peckham and district (Roydon
Hall estate) and for East Mailing and district (Bradbourne estate),
Family papers, including Wills from 1603; diaries,
1661.1879; recipe book, c.1750. Correspondence, 1762-1875. Estate
papers, including licence to divert highway from East Mailing to
Larkfield, 1676, and accounts, 1668-1874.
Official. Shrievalty, justices, lieutenancy, taxation and
military papers, 1581-1823. Miscellaneous parish accounts for
Wateringbury, 1534-c. 1625.
Miscellaneous. MS. drafts of "The Common
Liberty" and "Considerations on the Government of
England," and also commonplace book of Sir Roger Twysden.
Genealogical notes, sketch books, etc.
Maps. Wateringbury, c. 1590; East Malling, 1706;
Lennard MSS. [Cat. Mk. U312].
Manorial documents. Baston in Hayes, c.1425-1801; Keston Southcourt, c.
1435.1934; West Wickham, 1310-1801; Pykeherste in Hayes, 1504,
Deeds. 357, mainly for Keston and West Wickham, 1360-1894.
Family papers. Wills, settlements, etc., 1414.1880. Estate
papers and accounts, 1703-1889. Legal papers, including Lennard versus
Austen regarding Wickham rents, 1587-1760. Official. Grant of
baronetcy and power to raise troop in Ireland, 1642; commissions,
Maps. Keston and West Wickham, (?)1634-1866.
The following large artificial collections are found among
the K.A.S. collection:
Deeds, etc., from the late H. W. Knocker [Cat. Mk.
Deeds. 3644: mainly for Aldington, Ash next Sandwich,
Boughton in the Blean, Cheriton, Doddington, Eastbridge, Egerton,
Folkestone, Hernhill, Higham, Monks Horton, Ightham, Lydd, Lyminge,
Newington next Hythe, Petham, Saltwood, Staple, Waltham and Wilmington, c.
Estate papers for the Austen, Brockman, Deedes, Rokeby and
other estates, 1603-1894.
Maps. Aldington, 1738; Beckenham, c. 1750, 1836;
Gillingham, 1665; Hernhill, 1665; Monks Horton, 1687; Hunton, 1743;