1559-1650; New Arbour in Sevington, 1650-93; Bonnington,
150940; Raymonds in Wye, 1679-1708; Kersney in River and Ewell, 1681-87;
Oxney and Sybsnorth in Ruckinge, members of the manor of Aldington,
1524-25; St. Margaret Hills in Darenth, 1811-34; Bilsington, 1361-1563;
and Bilsington Inferior, 1400-1587.
Deeds, etc., of Cranbrook and district [Cat. Mk.
U78], presented by Major Eric Clarke.
Manorial documents. Hartridge in Cranbrook, Frittenden and
Staplehurst, 1759-1812; Stone, Sissinghurst and Copton in Cranbrook,
Deeds. About 4,000: mainly for Cranbrook, 1572-1935; also
Benenden, 1621-1892; Biddenden, 1709-1899; Hawkhurst, 1539-1888;
Sandhurst, 1613-1913; and Sussex, 1550-1875.
Family papers. Settlements, etc., of the Austen, Hodges and
Pattenson families, 1627-1902.
Maps. Hawkhurst, 1669-1866; Horsmonden, c.1700-c.1820;
Cranbrook, 1751-1825; and the Hemsted Place Estate in Benenden, ete.,
Master MSS. [Cat. Mk. U119], presented by Henry
Deeds. Over 200: mainly for Mereworth and West and East
Business papers. Merchant’s account book, 1617-18; letter
book kept by the master of a merchantman, 1677-1706.
Filmer MSS. [Cat. Mk. U120]. Manorial documents. East Sutton,
1340-1914; Wichling, 1568-1919; Hoathley in Lamberhurst, 1586-1756;
Luddenham, 1574-1920; Kingsnorth in Ulcombe and Boughton Malherbe,
1503-1919; Denstead in Chartham, 1488-89; Tremworth in Crundale,
1648-1920; Sutton Valence, 1627-1925; the den of Smarden, 1684-1915.
Deeds. About 2,000: mainly for East Sutton, 1397-1836; also
Borden, 1621-1826; Chartham, c.1200-i857; Headcorn, 1538-1840;
Luddenham, 1662.1862; and Sutton Valence, 1395-1854.
Family papers. Marriage settlements, genealogical and
testamentary papers, pedigree, grant of arms, patent of nobility and
diaries, all of the Filmer family, 1437-1930.
Correspondence. Civil War correspondence of Sir Robert
Filmer, 1643.48; Virginia correspondence of Henry Filmer, 1639-83; and
of many other members of the Filmer family, 1607-1866, including a large
series addressed to Sir Edward (3rd Bart.) with references to the
education of his sons, 17 12-56, and a group from King Edward VII as
Prince of Wales to Sir Edmund (9th Bart.), 1865-66.
Accounts. Estate and household accounts, 1695-1834.
Official. Magistrate’s notebook, 1609-25; militia