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[19]     2 June 1741 Same Lord and Steward

Homage John FFRIEND Samuel FFLINT

Came John WIMBLE of Ashford, clockmaker, & Dorothy, his wife, to surrender to
John BALDWIN of Faversham, clockmaker.

land occup. John WIMBLE Rent 4 1/2d
from east to west - on north 23ft. on south 27ft.7in.
north to south - on west 65ft 1in. on east 76ft 8in.
abutting-
                          north to common gutter
                          south to St. Johns Lane
                          west to land of John THORPE, gent.
                          east to land of John BUSHELL                                                                           [347]

surrender to be void if WIMBLE pays 15 - 7 - 6 to BALDWIN by 2 December 1741.

[prev. Court                        next Court 20 April 1742]

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Declaration by James MURRELL 27 Aug. 1741

Clare MURRELL, wife of James MURRELL the ygr. late Rotherhithe now St. Mary Matfellon {?} alias Whitechapel, before her marriage she surrendered to uses of Sir William HALTON of Muswell Hill, Mddx., bart. as trustee for persons named in her will, Sir Wm. HALTON admitted at Court Baron 8 Jul 1728.

By indtre 27 July 1728 between Clare PARKER (later MURRELL), James MURRELL and Sir William HALTON confirmed.

By will (dated 4 Dec 1730) property of Clare to her husband, James MURRELL, who is to be sole executor.

Clare MURRELL now deceased, and by Order of High Court of Chancery dated 23 December last [1740] below. Henry TOLLER, plaintiff & James MURRELL defendant, property was to be divided, half to TOLLER and half to MURRELL. By commission TOLLER allotted property in Ashford surrendered by Clare PARKER.

In pursuance thereof James MURRELL has appointed Henry FFRANKLIN of Ashford, gent.
his attorney to secure
   (a) admittance of MURRELL
   (b) surrender to TOLLER.

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[21]   21 October 1741           Same Lord & Steward

Homage Wm. SPRATT, John BUSHELL, Wm. GARHAM & Francis WILLIS Henry FFRANKLIN appears (for Jas. MURRELL) to surrender to TOLLER, moiety of

(1) land 3 acres 3 1/2 roods,30 perch occ. Martha SIMPSON, widow, rent 3/9d                               [24] 

(2) 1 1/2 rood, 3 perch occ. Richard BATE, clerk rent 2d.                                                              [25] 

(3) 1 rood enclosed with poles & railes occ. Richard BATE rent 3d.                                              [202] 

(4) 7 acres 1/2 rood being part of 11 acres, occ. Martha SIMPSON rent 7/7d                                 [200] 

(5) 3 acres 3 1/2 roods occ. Richard BATE rent 3/9d                                                                   [201] 

granted to Henry TOLLER .

[prev. court 8 July 1728.              Next court 8 Jan. 1741/42]


At same court

appeared that Matthias RUTTON, late of Ashford , gent., deceased held lands as follows -

(1) 6 pieces of pasture, formerly 5 pieces, 34 acres at Beaver, 2 pieces called Langham,
     2 pieces called Brooks, 1 piece called Six Acres, and one piece being balance called Shaffradge.
             abutting south to lands of Thos. GRANT
                          west to other lands of RUTTON, formerly John Asherst, clerk, and other lands of Thos. GRANT
                          north to lands called Palacre
occupied by   ----                  Rent 24/4d                                                                                      [281]

(2) pasture called Bull Garden, adjoining garden of Matthias RUTTON, belonging to 
Mansion House of Ashford, length 7 roods, breadth 7 roods.
           abutting - east to garden of Thos. MERCER, gent.,
                          west to lands of Stephen ATKINES
                          south to piece of land of heirs of Geo. ROOK, called Butts, otherwise Churchfield 
                          north to lands of Parish Council and Matthias RUTTON together with right of way over 
                             Churchfield from Hempstead & beyond Rent 1/4d
                                                                                                                                               [282]

(3) land, 2 1/2 acres, formerly part of Hempstead Wood, surrounded by other lands of RUTTON. Rent 2/3d. 
                                                                                                                                                [283]

(4) land, 6 acres, also formerly part of Hempstead Wood, abutting south to lands of the EARL OF THANET 
called Smallmead, and otherwise to other lands of RUTTON .
                                                                Rent 8/-                                                                     [284]

(5) land 3 acres, 15 perch abutting to Drove Way called Hempstead and to other lands of RUTTON.
                                                                 Rent 5/-                                                                    [285]

(6) land 4 acres 18 perch, formerly part of Hempstead Wood, 
          abutting to Drove Way called Hempstead Lane on east, south & west to lands of RUTTON ,
                          and north to lands of Daniel FUSS Rent 
                                                                6/4d.                                                                         [286]

(7) land, part of Hempstead Wood, 11 acres, surrounded by other lands of RUTTON 
                                                        Rent 11/4d                                                                        [287]

(8) land with barn, 10 acres. Abutting to other lands of RUTTON to east and south, and to lands 
        formerly Daniel MOORCOCK but now of Parish Church to the north 
                                                        Rent 17/4d                                                                        [288]

(9) land 13 1/2 acres 1 rood at Hempstead abutting south to lands formerly Thos. RADNOR, 
       east to lands of Parish Church, and west and north to other lands of RUTTON. 
                                                        Rent 23/1d.                                                                       [289]

(10) land 14 acres at Hempstead, surrounded by other lands of RUTTON
                                                        Rent 8/7d [8/11d?]                                                            [290]

(11) land called Pould Bay Mead, 7 acres. Abutting south & east to lands of Lord of the Manor, 
           south west to east to the river, and north and east to lands of Richard GREENHILL. 
                                                        Rent 14/-                                                                         [290]

(12) 3 pieces of land, 7 acres, in meadow called Eastmead with tower 
                abutting - west to highway & land formerly heirs of John COULTER
                             - north to river, lands of Thos. WATTS & lands of heirs of Daniel FFUSS
                             - north & west to lands of Thos. WATTS
                             - east to lands late of LORD OF THE MANOR
                             - south to lands of RUTTON called Pelacre 
                                                        Rent 18/8d.                                                                    [291]

(13) land 3 acres at Barrow Hill, abutting east & west to lands of RUTTON & north
             & west (?) to Kings Highway 
                                                       Rent 3/-                                                                          [292]

RUTTON surrendered these lands to uses of persons named in his will at Court Baron held 30 July 1716 
[next court 23 Oct. 1789]

By his will dated 4 Nov. 1739, all lands that were late of the estates of John LOWER, gent., also lands in
   Eastmead purchased of Mrs. Mary MASCALL & mentioned in Court Rolls, and all other mess.,land etc.,
   to son Isaac RUTTON. Matthias RUTTON now dead, and Isaac RUTTON admitted.

At the same court -
It appears that Robert GREENHILL and Elizabeth his wife, held for life of the longer liver of them.

(a) land with kitchen & end of barn, now converted to 2 tens., 9 roods 5 ft. [153 1/2 ft.] in length on one side, 
         and 8 roods 5 ft. [137ft.] on the other, and in breadth 13 ft. at one side and 24ft. on the other ,
              abutting - east to copyhold of James DREWRY belonging to Inn called the Chequer
                            west to lands late Samuel FLINT
                            south to lands of Robert & Elizabeth GREENHILL
                            north to mess. formerly called Ounces Head
occup. Katherine CAGE, widow , William SWYTHIN, Amy SMITH, widow & Abraham FLINT. 
                                                              Rent 5d.                                                                    [339]

(b) land & barn now converted to tenement, 11 1/2 perch & 6ft [195 3/4 ft] in length & 4 perch [66ft.]
        in breadth, with right of way from High Street from Court Lodge Gate, leading from lands late of 
        LORD OF THE MANOR to the lands, and liberty to fetch water from pond.
               abutting south to lands of Parish Church
                            east to lands of Jas. DREWRY called Chequer
                            north to other lands of R. & E. GREENHILL
                            west to lands of Samuel FLINT   
        occup. John SNOAD & Edward EVANS 
                                                               Rent 1/2d.                                                               [329 & 340]

[ next court 20 Oct. 1743]      [329]           26 Oct. 1757                                                             [340]

Lands previously property of Jane GILBERT, who by will dated 13 Sep. 1680, gave all lands to 
   Robert & Elizabeth GREENHILL for the life of the longer liver, and after their decease to Jane
   GREENHILL, daughter of Robert & Elizabeth.

Robert & Elizabeth GREENHILL now dead and Jane WHITFIELD (nee GREENHILL) widow of
   William WHITFIELD, admitted.

At the same court, Jane WHITFIELD, widow, surrendered to the persons named in her will.

[prev. court            next court pt. 329    20 Oct. 1743 ;        others 28 Oct. 1787]

At same court Stephen ATKINES surrendered to the uses of persons named in his will,
   3 pieces land to which he was admitted at Court 16 Feb.1740/1 [q.v.]

Notice by Sir William HALTON of Turnham Green, Mddx, Bart. James MURRELL of London, appointing
                Hy FFRANKLIN as his attorney (see also 27 Aug. & 21 Oct. 1741)

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[22]   Court Baron   8 Jan. 1741/2    Same Lord & Steward

Homage - Stephen ATKINES, Wm. SPRATT, Wm. GARHAM, FFrancis WILLIS

Henry FFRANKLIN of Ashford acting for Sir William HALTON and James MURRELL surrenders to 
   Henry TOLLER, late of London, now of Limpsfield,Surrey, gent., moiety of the following -
   (1) land 3 acres 3 1/2 roods 3 perch occ. by Martha SIMPSON       Rent 3/9d.                            [24]
   (2) land 1 rood, 3 perch occ. Richard BATE, clerk 2d                                                                 [25]
   (3) (4) & (5) as Court 21 Oct. 1741                                                                                       [200-2]


Afterwards
  Hy. TOLLER surrendered to use of persons named in his will.

[prev. court 21 Oct. 1741      Next court 1 May 1755 & 24 Oct 1755] [24/5 & 202] [20 Oct.201]


At the same court
James DREWRY of Maidstone, surgeon, only son & heir of Richard [?] DREWRY ,
     late of Ashford, carpenter, to be admitted to

one messuage and land 1 rood & 1 lewarke and 9 ft.                                                                    [101]
          abutting north - to mess. formerly Edward SPICE l
                       west - to mess. of Jane WHITFIELD, widow l
                       south - to lands of LORD OF THE MANOR l
                       east - to mess. of John ATKINES l

late occupied by Thos. WEST

Also land 7 lewarkes [day's work] and 9ft.                                                                                     [101]
           abutting west - lands formerly of Richard POPE
                       north - mess. of John THORPE
                        east - mess. and pond
                       south - lands of Vicar
with reasonable way from the Courtgate to the lands, and right to fetch water from the pond.

occupied Stephen CASTEKER and Thomas LAVENDER 1/10d. [101]

also one piece of land, length 35ft 3in. breadth at north end 20 in. and south end 4ft. and 9in.
abutting east - south to common way, lands of John ATKINES and lands formerly Wm. COAT 1d.    [102]

James DREWRY admitted, and afterwards surrendered to use of persons named in his will.

[prev. court                          next court 25 Oct. 1765]

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[23]   20 April 1742 Same Lord & Steward.

Homage Samuel FFLINT, Wm. GARHAM, James COUTTS

Came John BALDWIN of Faversham, clockmaker and Dorothy WIMBLE of Ashford, widow, to 
   surrender to Martha SIMPSON of Ashford, spinster

lands as detailed at Court 2 June 1741 [q.v.]

Martha SIMPSON admitted                                                                                                        [347]

[Marries John WATERMAN]

[prev. court 2 June 1741    Next court 20 Oct. 1779].

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[24]   12 May 1742

Homage Wm. SPRATT, Wm. GARHAM

John FFRENCH of Ashford, and Mary, his wife, surrender to use of Stephen ATKINES
   1 piece of land, 2 stables now built, length from east to west 73ft. ( on south), 72 ft. (on north), north 
       to south (on east) 47 ft., north to south (on west) 50 ft.
           abutting south - to St. John's Lane
                        east - to lands of W. GARHAM & Bridewell House [56 & 12]
                        west - passageway belonging to heirs of John SIMMONDS & to John FFRENCH
                        north - other lands of John FFRENCH and common gutter
with reasonable way from Kings Highway at Courtgate to the land, and to fetch water from the Lord's land.

[prev. court         next [193] Court 2 May 1746      329 20 Oct 1743]

occupied by Clement HANDFORD [193 & 359]

Surrender to be void if John FFRENCH pays Stephen ATKINES 56 7s 6d by 12 November next

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[25]   20 October 1742 Same Lord & Steward

Homage - Samuel FFLINT, Wm. GARHAM, Geo. BACK

It appeared Richard RABSON, late of Ashford, feltmaker, held
   (1) one shop abutting to premises, formerly John MAPLISDEN, late Richard RABSON , 
                 to the north and south
                          east - to King's Highway
                          west - to lands of Deborah IRELAND, widow

late occupied by Richard RABSON               2/6d                                                                       [251]

   (2) also - piece of land & shop of John MAPLISDEN, late Richard RABSON, Length 36 ft. 3 in., 2ft in breadth
                         north - to Kings Highway
                         east - to Church Lane
                         west & south - to messuage of Deborah IRELAND

late occupied by Richard RABSON                 20d                                                                      [252]

(3) also one shop, length 16 1/2 ft., breadth 9ft.
             abutting east & south - to common market
                         north - shop formerly John MAPLISDEN, late Richard RABSON
                         west - land of Deborah IRELAND

late occupied by Richard RABSON                 2/6d                                                                    [253]

(4) also one copyhold shop, length 19 1/2 ft., breadth 9ft.
            abutting west - to shop of Deborah IRELAND
                        east & north - to King's Highway
                        south - to shop of Deborah IRELAND

late occupied by Richard RABSON                  5/4d                                                                  [254]

(5) also - one piece of land, on east 6 1/2 perch & 4 ft. [111 1/4 ft], west to 6 1/2 perch and 5ft [172 1/4 ft], 
      north 1 perch 7 1/2ft. [24ft], on south 2 perch [33ft.] on which land a stable lately erected -
             abutting east - lands formerly of heirs of Robt. COOPER
                         west - lands formerly of Robt. BADNER [Radner? see 207]
                         north - to Churchyard
                         south - to lands late LORD OF THE MANOR

late occupied by Richard RABSON             1/3d.                                                                       [255]

Richard RABSON died intestate, with widow Ann surviving to whom one moiety came as dower.

Two sons Peter and Richard RABSON have other moiety.

Ann RABSON admitted.

Peter & Richard RABSON admitted.

[prev. court               next court 1 Apl. 1762]

Notice by Jeremiah FFOWLE of Ashford, taylor, appointing Josph KINGHAM, salesman, and 
             Clement HANDFORD, innkeeper, as attorney.

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[26]   20 Oct 1743 - Same Lord & Steward

Homage - Thos. APSLEY, Samuel FFLINT, Wm. GARHAM

Jeremiah FFOWLE of Ashford, by Clement HANDFORD surrenders to William WHATMAN, of Ashford, taylor

land in length 32 1/2ft., breadth 8ft. 11in.
              abutting west - to land of John BUSHELL late CAIESTERS
                           north - mess. & premises of Wm. WHATMAN
                           east - late of John BUSHELL & late CAIESTERS & land of John [George?] GREEN 
                                        formerly TAYLORS with way to St. John's Lane in length 65 ft. 7d.
                                                                                                                                               [137]

Afterwards
- Wm. WHATMAN surrendered to persons named in his will.

[prev. court        next court 13 Apl 1748]

At the same court
came Jane WHITFELD of Ashford, widow.

? now garden ....... now converted to 2 tenements contg. in length on west side 60ft, on east side 65 ft.
   breadth on north side 28 ft., on south side 29ft [in 1757 desc. as 65 & 28ft.]
                   abutting east to garden to James DREWRY
                               south to other land of Jane WHITFELD
                               west to common way to necessary houses [340 A & B ?]
                               north to woodhouse of Jane WHITFELD

with middle necessary house, & use of way            6d                                                                 [329]
                                                                                                   part of 1/2d
occupied by Samuel FLINT

[prev. court 21 Oct. 1741    next court 3 Oct. 1761]

to use of Richard GREENHILL, tanner, & Stephen GREENHILL as trustees on condition that all profits 
for her life to Jane WHITFELD, then to Francis WHITFELD (one of the sons of Jane) and Martha, his wife, 
and for the life of the longer liver of them, then to Jane WHITFELD, daughter of Francis. If Jane does not 
survive her parents, then to other daughters of Francis & Martha.

[for 14 March 1743/4,  28 March 1744,  24 October 1744, see after this entry]

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[27a]   28 Feb. 1744/5    Lord of Manor - Robt. MOORE & wife Baroness D'Acre   Geo. SINNOCK, Steward

Homage - Isaac RUTTON batchelor, William SPRATT and Thomas APSLEY

Sir Geo. ROOK, Kt., by will 8 Jan 1708 ordered his exors. to purchase heraditaments in Kent for use of his
son Geo. ROOKE for life and remainder to all sons. If no sons to Geo. LAY, nephew of Sir Geo. ROOK.
Also, exors. to purchase lands of Wm. BRETT & of Robt. COURT in Ashford. Wm BRODMAN Esq., one 
of the exors. 
   At Court Baron 24 Aug. 1709 John REEVE of Ashford, butcher, was admitted to lands of Wm. BRETT , 
described as five pieces of land, meadow ,wood & brook called Netherland, Southwood, Goldmead, Perilacre 
and Little Mead, estimated at 28 acres; and meadow, wood & brook converted to ? land, meadow & pasture
now three pieces called Hoowood, Further Goldmead & Nether Goldmead 
                 abutting - north - to lands formerly of Lord of Manor, now Hon. Rev. Dr. Henry MOORE
                                            (in right of wife Dame Catherine), called Shettfield, and to lands late
                                            Thos. LOWER dec'd., and now Isaac RUTTON called Perilacre.
                               east - to other lands late of Lord of Manor called Middle Acre and Bennett's Brook      [225]
                               south - to copyhold land formerly John ASHURST & since Thos LOWER 
                                             & now Isaac RUTTON
                               west - to common river

together with reasonable way through lands formerly of Lord of Manor to the above lands.
Also nowen of 5 1/2 acres of meadow in Perilacre occup. John SHERWIN, since Thos. WATERMAN 
     late George LANCEFIELD.

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[27b]   At Court Barons 23 Apl. & 18 June 11 Anne [1712]

Wm. BRODMAN, as exor. of Sir Geo. ROOKE was admitted ( on surrender of James SMITH of Milton, near 
   Sittingbourne, tanner, and wife Mary, daughter of Robt. COURT, dec'd. and Henry RANDOLPH) to lands 
   purchased of Robt. COURT dec'd. as three pieces of copyhold land, estimated at 28 acres called Hookward
                  abutting - north & east - to land formerlyof Lord of Manor, now Henry MOORE called Shetfield.
                                south - to lands previously Clement COURT, formerly heirs of Nicholas SAWKINS
                                     & now Elizabeth SAWKINS, widow ; to lands prev. Wm. ANDREWS since Robt. 
                                     COURT & now Susanne CURTEIS, widow; to lands prev. Wm. PETT, now 
                                     Edward HUNTER & to common river .
                                west & north to lands prev. described late Wm. BRETT called Netherland and
                                     Goldmead, purchased of heirs of BRETT
                                                                                                                                               [226]

all these three pieces occup. prev. H.J. FORE, [of John STOUR?] since John BELL & now Geo. THATCHER
Together with right of way over lands of Lord of Manor from East Margate

William BRODMAN now dead, & only son Thomas KNIGHT, formerly BRODMAN, heir to all estates etc.
   Sir Geo. ROOKE died 1708
   Geo ROOKE, (son of Sir Geo. ROOKE) was only son, and is also dead .
   Wm. ROOKE (formerly LEY) is only son of Geo. LEY,(nephew of Sir Geo. ROOKE, who
       is also dead), is therefore entitled to all estates

Thos. KNIGHT admitted as tenant of all the above lands.

Afterwards at the same court Thos. KNIGHT surrendered to Beane SINNOTT so that a recovery could be 
   executed of all the above lands.

Afterwards at the same court
lands surrendered to Frances ROOKE, widow of Hampstead, Mddx. 
   by Thos. DODD, her attorney.

Afterwards at the same court,
Frances ROOKE surrendered the lands to the use of the persons named in her will.


[prev. court 23 Apl. & 18 June 1712. Next. court 18 Apl. 1750]

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[28]   24 October 1744 - same Lord & Steward                                                         [see CKS U 6 & 7 - T2]

Homage - Samuel FLINT, Wm. GORHAM, John LAMBIN

Elizabeth, Sarah & Mary SPRATT, granddaughters of Stephen ATKINS, carpenter surrender to 
   Henry FFRANKLIN three pieces land

(1) land abutting north to lands Wm. BRISLEY, 37ft. 6 inches
                        west to land Richard AUSTEN 60ft.. 6 inches                                                     [164]
                        south to land Sarah SPRATT 36 ft.
                        east to land Richard AUSTEN 60ft. 6inchesyearly         rent 6d.

(2) garden, stables etc. prev. a barn 
             abutting north to Wm. BRISLEY 20ft. 6 inches 
                         west to Thos. CUCKOW 60ft. 6 inches
                         south to Geo. BACK 20ft. 6 inches
                         east to - do. - 60 ft. 6inches                            yearly rent 5d.                           [166]

(3) garden abutting - North 38ft. 3in. to Wm. BRISLEY
                            - west 60ft. 6in. to Stephen GREENHILL 
                          . - south 35ft. 3 in. to Joseph MARSH           yearly rent 12d                           [165]

Afterward Henry FRANKLYN surrenders property to Sarah SPRATT.

[prev. court ? 1704     next court 9 Mar. 1799]

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[29]   14 March 1743/4 Same Lord and Steward

Homage -

John LAKE of London, haberdasher of hats, appoints friends Henry FFRANKLIN & Richard ATKINS, 
   malster, as attorneys to surrender 1/3 of one mess. & one shop to William SPRATT, woollen draper.
          Abuttals north - to lane leading to Butchery Row 36'
                       east - to two tens. of Ffrancis WILLIS 22' 2 1/2" [234]
                       south - to lane leading to Parish Church
                       west - to Cornmarket
                                                                Rental 5 1/2d                                                           [296]

Afterwards William SPRATT surrendered to persons named in his will.

[prev. court                           next court 16 Feb. 1764]

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[30]   28 MARCH 1744 Same Lord & Steward

Homage - John FFRENCH, Samuel FFLINT, Thos. APSLEY & Wm. GARHAM

John HORTON, by his attorneys, Richard GREENHILL and Francis WHITFELD surrenders land
called Hempland to persons named in his will. 
               Abutting north - to lands of Elizabeth WATERMAN, 4 1/2 roods,14ft. 1in [88ft. 4in] [345]
                            east - to garden of Geo. SINNOTT , 6 1/2 roods [ 107 1/4 ft.]
                            south - to garden of John HORTON [176]
                            west - to garden of Martha SIMPSON [ 76]

                                                                Rent 2 1/2d.                                                              [180]

[prev. court           next court 18 Apl. 1776]

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[31]   18 October 1745

Recording that Court Baron 18 May 1697 John TASSELL of Faversham & his wife Anna surrendered land for
use of John TASSELL [son?] called Sereland or Shereland, 6 acres with piece of meadow fenced off by posts etc. 
                                                             Rent 10/4d.

John TASSELL died 22 March 1742, without surrendering to persons named in his will, and by gavelkind 
property decended to his 6 nephews :
          [ should this be without making a will - otherwise why gavelkind?]
          [ no - will inoperative if not surrendered]

Arthur, Richard (of Norton) & John (of Lenham), sons of elder bro. James, Charles (of Kilkenny) Richard
(of Greenwich) & James, sons of younger bro. Richard.

Arthur dead - share to two daughters - Frances PLOTT & Mary SMITH (wife of John)
Richard (of Norton) dead - share to only son Charles of Faversham.
              Abuttal - north - Highway Ashford Bridge to Willenborough
                           east - to lands of Dr. Henry MOORE & his wife
                           south - land of Sarah Halford 
                           west - land of Richard GREENHILL                                                                   [146]

Henry FRANKLYN & Thos. WATERMAN, surgeon as attorneys for Frances PLOTT, John & Mary SMITH,
& Charles [TASSELL] of Kilkenny.

Land surrendered to use of Sarah HALFORD, widow.

[prev. court 18 May 1697        Next court 23 Oct. 1751]

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[32]   23 October 1745 - same Lord & Steward

Homage - Thos. APSLEY, Wm. GARHAM, & John LAMBIN

Wm. SPRATT, woollen draper, & Richard ATKINS, maltster, as trusteees of will of Stephen ATKINS,
carpenter, to be admitted to land for use of Wm. SPRATT, the son.

(1) land called the Croft,                            rent 2/-                                                                      [169]
                abutting - north - to garden
                              east - to lands of Isaac RUTTON
                              south - to Churchfield
                              west - to Hempstead Lane
            
(2) three pieces of land - now occup. by Widow BELL, Jas. BROOKS & Thos. BROADFOOT.         [170]
                                                              Rent 6/2 1/2d
           (a) abutting north - to common way east - to butcher's shop, occ. Gilbert BOURNE
                                     shop occ. south " west " occ. Mich. LOVEDAY, Thos. BROADFOOT
           (b) abutting north - mess late Stephen ATKINS east - mess. late Thos. CROUCH [kitchen of south
                                             - land Stephen ATKINS west - mess. of Michael LOVEDAY, S.ATKINS]
           (c) abutting north - land late Stephen ATKINS [now occ. widow BELL, Jas. Brooks,& Thos BROADFOOT]
                            east - garden of Thos. CROUCH south - to lands of Vicar west - to Churchfield

[ prev court        next court 2 Apl. 1746]

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[33]   28 JANUARY 1745/6 same Lord & Steward

Homage -

Susanna CURTEIS admitted, being now 21 years old, and then surrenders to persons named in her will.

(1) mess. & barn,                                      rent 5d.                                                                      [346]
              abutting - north to Churchyard, with reasonable way from lane to Hempstead
                             east to footway from Beaver to Parish Church
                             south to Churchfield
                             south & west to garden, previously John HORTON now Henry CARTER

(2) land called Timberyard, on which mess & ten. were formerly built.
              abutting - north to land of Wm. BRISLEY
                             west to highway
                             east to lands of Stephen GREENHILL
                             south ditto

occ. by Wm. TAYLOR and Jas. TAPPENDEN        Rent 2d.

{prev. court                next court 25 Oct 1749      [19, 222, & 351]

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[34]   2 APRIL 1746 same Lord & Steward

Homage - Richard GREENHILL, Saml. FLINT & John LAMBIN

John APSLEY, gent., late of Dartford, held land 110ft. in length, 25ft. in breadth, namely one piece from
   east 49 1/2ft, from west 60 1/2ft, from north 15ft., from south 27 1/2ft, together with mess. now in 2 tens. 
   and also the half part of well 11 1/2ft. in length, 
            abutting east - to footway Churchyard to Beaver
                        south - to Churchfield
                        west - to [blank]
                        north - to [blank ]

occup. Thos. JACOB & Peter RABSON.             Rent 2d.                                                           [18]

[Prev. court Next court 3 Apl. 1771]


APSLEY surrendered to persons in will at Court 1 Jan 1732.

By will 18 Feb. 1745 prems. to bro. Leonard APSLEY, who is admitted, and then surrenders to persons in his will.

[prev. court 1 Jan. 1732      Next court 3 Apl. 1771]


ALSO

Wm. SPRATT, woollen draper & Richard ATKINES, maltster, surrender to to Wm. SPRATT ygr.,
carpenter, son of Wm. SPRATT, woollen draper :

Land called Croft in length 15 roods & 4 1.2ft [251 1/2ft] and breadth 7 roods & 3ft.[ 118 1/2ft.]
             abutting - north - to barn of Stephen ATKINES & garden of [blank]
                           west - to Hempstead Lane
                           south - to Churchfield
                           east - to lands of Isaac RUTTON              Rent 2/-                                              [169]

[prev. court 23 Oct. 1745      Next court              ]

also 3 pieces land adjoining

(a) on one pie shop now built occ. Thos. BROADFOOT 
             abutting west - to butcher's shop occup. Michael LOVEDAY
                         north - to common way
                         east - to butcher's shop occup. Gilbert BOURNE
                         south - to common street

(b) land on which part of kitchen is built 16ft. length, 15ft. breadth 
             abutting north - north to mess. of Stephen ATKINES
                          east - to mess. of Thos. CROUCH
                          south - to lands of Stephen ATKINES
                          west - to mess. of Michael LOVEDAY

(c) lands abutting east - to gdn. of Thos. CROUCH
                          south - to lands of Vicar
                          west - to Churchyard
                          north - to land of Stephen ATKINES

Occup. - BELL, widow, Jas. BROOKS, & Thos BROADFOOT           Rent 6/2 1/2d                        [170]

Wm. SPRATT admitted and surrenders to persons in his will

[Prev. court 23 Oct. 1745 Next court 24 Oct. 1759]

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[35]   2 May 1746 Lord Robt. MOORE & Lady d'ACRE. Steward: Geo. SINNOTT

Homage : John BUSHELL, Jas. COUTS, & John LAMBIN

John FRENCH, maltster, & wife Mary, surrendered to Stephen ATKINES, carpenter, at court 12 May 1742,
conditional on payment of 56 7s 6d. land with 2 stables, prev. mess & garden
              abutting: south to St. John's Lane 73 ft.
                           north to lands of John FFRENCH and to gutter 72 ft.
                           east to ten. of Wm. GARHAM & Bridewell 47 ft.
                           west to passage of John SIMMONDS & John FFRENCH 50 ft.
                           with way from Highway at Court Gate to the gdn. & fetch water from Lord's Pond.

Occup. Clement HANDFORD & John FFRENCH              Rent 3/4d

Debt not paid. By will of Stephen ATKINES, 3 granddaughters, exors., but two only, Eliz. & Mary (now wife 
of John ACOCK, jnr., surgeon) noted. John FFRENCH has now paid, and is readmitted to property.

Afterwards  John FFRENCH surrenders to Thos. WANSTALL, glover, John WANSTALL, glover,
                 John SEARLES of Nascolt, tilemaker, & Joseph GREEN of Lympne, grazier.

Part only surrendered, abutting north to Royal Oak Yard, of John FFRENCH
                                             south & east as above
                                             west to gdn. of John FFRENCH, being balance of prems. above, which is 
                                                 south part of gdn. of John FFRENCH, now occup. by Mary CAREY.

                                                Rent 2/4d, balance remain with FFRENCH, for 1/-                [193]    [359]
[Site of Baptist Mtg. House ]

[ prev. court 12 May 1742         Next court 19 Apl. 1797 ]

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[36]   2 June 1746     Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Thos APPLEBY, John BUSHELL, & Saml. FFLINT

Jas. BAKER of Sheerness, carpenter, in right of wife Mary, John LAMBIN, butcher, & Wm. ARTHUR 
of London, gent., in right of wife Elizabeth, devisees of Edward LAMBIN, butcher, their brother.
           little piece of land 11ft. x 4ft. abutting: east to washhse. of Edward LAMBIN
                                                                  south to lane
                                                                  north to shop of Edward LAMBIN

           and land 12 ft. x 5 1/2ft. abutting west & south to highway
                                                           north to land of [blank] & [blank] of John MORRIS

                                                                 Rent 8d.                                                                  [57]

also -   corner shop from the south part of the mkt. called Butchery Row with cellar under & chamber 
               & garrett over, abutting east to another shop of Edward LAMBIN
                                                 south to dwelling hse. prev. shop -ditto-
                                                 north & west to Butchery Row                   Rent 9d.                   [58]

also land with stable, lately built & gdn.
                                                 to churchyard 30 1/2ft.
                                                 south to way & lands of Mary HAMMOND, widow, 28ft. 3in.
                                                 east to lands of Thos. HUNT 57ft. 3in          Rent 3d.                 [59]

also mess. or ten. prev. shop, length 15ft.,breadth 11ft. one end & 8ft. at other     Rent 14d           [60]

also shop abutting west to shop of Edward LAMBIN
                           east to shop of John AUSTEN
                           north to market
                           south to mess. of Edward LAMBIN                               Rent 4/-                     [61]

occup. [all?] by John LAMBIN & [ - ] ROBERTS

Baker etc. admitted, but then surrender to John LAMBIN, who then surrenders to persons in his will.

[Prev. court              Next Court 30 Aug. 1759 ]

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[37]   20 October 1746 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Thos. APPLEY, John BUSHELL, Wm. SPRATT, ygr.

Mary HAMMOND, widow, dec'd held land 60 ft. by 25 ft., with mess, lately built, & half well 11 1/2ft v 10 1/2ft.
formerly part of the road, and also 16 perch, land prev. Rbt. HALLS, 
              abutting: east to footway Ashford churchyard/Beaver
                            south to lands of Robt. TRITTON
                            west to lands of Wm. SHARP
                            north to lands of Robt. BADNOR

Occup. John LADD                                    Rent 3d.                                                                   [207]

also two mess. & land, 5 perch, abutting east to land of Richd. GREENHILL
                                                            west to land from Churchfield
                                                            north to Churchyard
                                                            south to land of Richd. GREENHILL.

Occup. John SAMPSON                           Rent 1s 4d                Rent 1s                                     [208]

Mary HAMMOND surrendered to persons in her will at Court 9 Apl. 1740. By will 24 Apl. 1744 property 
to son Thomas.

Thos. HAMMOND admitted & surrenders to persons in his will.

[prev. court 9 Apl. 1740.         Next Court 14 Apl. 1773]

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[38]   22 April 1747 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John LAMBIN, Leonard APSLEY, & Thos. HAMMOND

Richd. FFRANCIS surrendered land at Aldington, to persons in his will, at court 17 Apl. 1723,
& by will prems. to son John [HAMMOND] who is admitted and surrenders to persons in his will.     [68]

[next court 29 Mar. 1749]

NOTICE By indtre 3 May 1735, betw. (1) John TOKE of Godington & John SCOTT, butcher
(2) Anne WADE, spinster, surrendered (to secure loan of 100) at court 15 Oct. 1735.
   By will 10 June 1736, Anne WADE apptd. kinsman John FFULAGAR [sic] of London, exor. &
beneficiary.John FFULLAGER died intestate, & widow Ann (by attorney Hy. FFRANKLIN)
asks to be admittedto prems. abutting north to churchyard.

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[39]   20 October 1747 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Saml. FFLINT, Wm. GARHAM. Ffrancis WILLIS, & John LAMBIN

Ann FFULLAGER admitted as above, fine 8d.     [Rent 1s 4d.]                                                    [76 & 218]

then surrenders to Leo. APSLEY, carpenter, who is admitted, and then surrenders to John
LOVEDAY,butcher, &. wife Mary, who are admitted.

[prev. court 15 Oct. 1755 Next court [70] 29 0ct. 1788 [218] 10 Oct. 1768

NOTICE Ann WHITCOMB of psh. St. Geo the Martyr, Surrey, widow, of Thos. WHITCOMB, formerly of
Chelmsford, lately of Carlton, Yorks. appoints Hy. FFRANKLIN & John HORTON, malster, as attorney.

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[40]   13 April 1748 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Wm. SPRATT, Saml. FFLINT, Wm. GARHAM, & Leo APSLEY

Ann WHITCOMB, (by John PATEY, grazier, as attorney) is admitted to premises below -

Thos. WHITCOMB held in tail general with remainder to Peter PECKHAM, late of Smarden, now Headcorn,
yeoman. Rent 8d. by will of John WHITCOMB of Ashford,gent., his uncle - one mess. & gdn. 
                 abutting: north to highway - length 13 1/2 perch [222ft. 9in.]
                              south to lands below, prev. Wm. JEMMETT 12 1/2 perch [206 ft. 3 in]
                              east to gdn. of Mary SMITH, wid. 6 perch,7ft. [106 ft.]
                              west to mess. of Wm. CLARKE 7 perch, 7 ft. [122 ft. 6 in}                           [112]

also 2 pieces land, 3 1/2 acres, where barn & malthouse prev. stood,           [Rent 8d]  
             abutting east to the river
                         north to lands of Wm. CLARKE, lands above prev. Wm. JEMMETT, lands prev. Joseph
                                            OSBORNE, now John WATERMAN
                         south to land of Geo. SINNOTT
                         west to highway, & land of Wm. CLARKE

Occup. Geo. Geree ELWICK                   Rent 4/6d


Ann WHITCOMB admitted to moiety as widow, then by John HORTON as attorney,
surrendered to Peter PECKHAM.

Peter PECKHAM admitted [ to whole]                                                                                         [113]

[prev. court 26 May 1737         Next court 22 July 1749 ]

NOTICE Edw. COWELL of Salmston in psh. of St. Johns in Thanet, gent. & Wm. FFULLER of Sevenstore
(Sevenscore?) psh. of Minster in Thanet, gent. : Benjamin COWELL, late of city of Gloucester, dec'd, gent.
by will of 27 Sep 1727 devised mess. & ten. in Ashford, then occup. - SMITH & freehold mess., wshhse etc.
occup. John ADCOCK, in trust for life, then to niece Sarah TISDELL, dau. of sister HILL Mary HILL died soon 
after COWELL, & Sarah, now wife of Thos. TISDELL of St. Mary, Stratford Bow, tallow chandler. John ADCOCK,
senr., apothecary, John ADCOCK, jnr., surgeon, & Edw. NORWOOD, gent., as attorneys.
8 March 1748

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[41]   13 April 1748 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Wm. SPRATT, Saml. FFLINT, Wm. GARHAM, & Leo. APSLEY

Benjamin COWELL held, & surrendered (16th March 1709) one mess. or ten., length to S end 45ft 2in,
          breadth from W end  14ft,  breadth from E end  12ft 3in,     45ft 2in ?
              abutting north to mess of Deborah IRELAND, wid.
                          east to mess. of Richd. RABSON
                          west to highway
                          south to footway to Butchers Shambles.

Occup. Thos. SMITH              Fine 4/2d.             Rent 8/4d                                                     [69]

By will 27 Sep 1737 [not 1727 as above] premises to Sarah TISDELL

Sarah TISDELL, wife of Thos., admitted, but then surrenders to John LOVEDAY, butcher & wife Mary.

[prev. court     Next court 19 Oct. 1768]


ALSO  Jane BIGG, spinster, surrenders to Thos. TRITTON of Ashford, maltster ( admitted at court
13 Nov. 1740 on surrender of Thos. & Mary MOORE)   land & mess. length 5 3/4 rodds [94ft.10 1/2 in]
on one side, 5 3/4 & 1/2 rodds[103 ft. 1 1/2in] on other 
               abutting - south to highway
                             east, west & north to lands of Richd. & Stephen GREENHILL.

Occup. Thos MOORE

Surrender 1740 was conditional on debt of 150 5s 0d being unpaid
Sum unpaid, & Thos. MOORE now dec'd [              ] but before death had agreed to surrender to TRITTON

Thos. TRITTON now admitted & then surrenders to persons in his will.

Fine 2d.                                                    [Rent 4d. -                                                               321]

Prev. court 13 Nov. 1740       Next court 23 Oct. 1789]


ALSO    Wm. WHATMAN of Ashford,taylor, dec'd, [buried 10 Apl. 1747] held at rent of 7d. & surrendered
at court 16 October 1743 to persons in his will - land, length 32 1/2 ft. 
              abutting: west to land of John BUSHELL, prev. CAIESTERS
                            north to mess. of Wm. WHATM 
breadth 8ft. 11 in., abutting east to land BUSHELL's, prev. CAIESTERS, to land Geo. GREEN, 
                                                   prev. TAYLOR'S with way from land to St. John's Lane, 62 ft. in length.

Occup. John BIGG                                                                                                                 [137]

By will 28 March 1747, [ACC. 93/14] prop. devised to Ann BARRETT of Ashford, widow, who is admitted
& surrenders to persons in her will.

[prev. court 20 Oct. 1737     Next court 15 Apl. 1757]

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[42]   26 October 1748 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John BUSHELL, Wm. GARHAM, John LAMBIN, Ffrancis WILLIS, & Leonard APSLEY

John FFRENCH & wife Mary surrender to Thos TOURNAY of Ashford, grocer - one stable, gdn. etc., one rood
of land, abutting - east to highway, Ashford/Kingsnorth
                          south to lands prev. John TAPPENDEN
                          west to lands prev. Wm. MARSH
                          north to lands prev. John FFRENCH

Occup. Robert GIBBS                            Rent 2s                                                                       [63]

Thos. TOURNAY admitted, and surrenders to persons in his will.

[prev. court                  Next. court 25 May 1767 ]

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[43]   25 February 1748/9 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Thos. APSLEY, Ffrancis WILLIS, & John LAMBIN

John FFRENCH, (& wife Mary), maltster, surrender to Thos. TOURNAY
land with colehouse, & necessary hse. lately erected, being part of backside of freehold mess. 
of John FFRENCH, now Thos. TOURNAY, occup. Mary CAREY, wid., divided from that mess. by gutter.
On north east side from gutter to backside of mess. of John SIMMONDS, gent., to the gutter into yard of 
Royal Oak, 46 ft.from east to west on south side to south part of necessary house to yard of SIMMONDS 36ft.

Laid open to land desc. below                    Rent 10d.                                                                 [358]

Also land with wood lodge, being south part of gdn. used with mess. above, occ. Mary CAREY, enclosed 
on east & south sides with brick wall, abutting - north to land above
                                                                      east to yard of Baptist Meeting House
                                                                      south to St. John's Lane
                                                                      west to yard of mess. of John SIMMONDS

Measures east to west on north side from gutter going to Royal Oak Yard to sth side of necessary hse. 
& then to yard of SIMMONDS 36ft.

This last lately held with Baptist Mtg. Hse. (lately stables) with said yard at rent of 3/4d, but on sale by 
FFRENCH to Thos WANSTALL & others, rent divided, balance payable by FFRENCH 1/-.
                                                                                                                                                  [359]
Thos. TOURNAY admitted, & surrenders to persons in his will.

[prev. court                   Next court 15 May 1767]

NOTICE   Arthur SHORTER of Bath, brother & heir of John SHORTER, late of Bybrook, appts. Edward
NORWOOD of Ashford, gent., & John PATEY, grazier, as attorneys. (2 Feb, 1748/49)
   Arthur SHORTER (by attorneys) admitted to 2 acres of meadow, parcel of meadow called Southmead in
Kennington, next to place called Prentistile, in corner of meadow to south & east to land of SHORTER 
(freehold) west to River Stour, east, & south & rowen(?) of whole meadow called South mead.

Occup. prev. John SHORTER, now Samuel & James FFLINT

Arthur SHORTER admitted, & surrenders to persons in his will.                                                    [106]

[prev. court             Next court 4 Mar 1750/1 ]

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[44]   29 March 1749 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Thos. APSLEY, Leonard APSLEY, Ffrancis WILLIS

John FFRANCIS of Rucking, cordwayner, surrenders to Edward ANDREWS of Hyth, tanner,
5 acres of land in Aldington.

ANDREWS admitted, & surrenders to persons in his will.                                                             [68]

[prev. court 22 Apl. 1747        Next court 27 Oct. 1756]

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[45]   22 July 1749 Same Lord & Steward

Homage : Leonard APSLEY, John HORTON & Thos. HAMMOND

Peter PECKHAM of Headcorne, yeoman, surrenders to George Geree ELWICK of Ashford, gent.,
mess. & gdn. as court                      } 13 April 1748
land 3 1/2 acres and 1 rod as court    }                                                                                   [112 & 113]
                                                               Rents 8d & 4s 6d
Occup. ELWICK, who is admitted & surrenders to persons in his will

[prev. court 13 Apl. 1748            Next court 19 Oct. 1770]

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[46]   25 October 1749 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: [not named]

John TIDHAM, late of Bever, grazier, dec'd. held at rent of 12/-

2 pces. meadow called Bigger Shaffradge, & New Marsh, 18 acres
              abutting: - east to lands of Henry MOORE, D.D.
                             south to land of Sir. Chris. POWELL
                             south, west & north to lands of Thos. GRANT's wife Elizabeth, prev. Thos. TIDHAM
                             north to land of Isaac RUTTON                                                                        [171]

also meadow called Little Brook, 5 1/4 acres 
              abutting: - south & east to land desc. above
                              west & north to lands of GRANT, prev. TIDHAM
                              north to Scarlet's Lane
                                                                  Rent 2d.                                                                 [173]

John TIDHAM surrenders at Court 23 Aug I Chas II [? Jas. II 1685?} [            ] before Edw. COOTER 
then deputy bayliffe, John WADE and Thos. JEMMETT [homage] to persons named in his will.

By will 14 Nov. 1713, copyhold lands in Ashford to Thos. CULLEN & wife Elizabeth, late my maidservant 
& kinswoman for life, subject to rentcharges, then to children of CULLEN, & to Elizabeth BENSON, 
wife of Richd. BENSON of London, sailor & her heirs.

John TIDHAM & Thos. CULLEN, dec'd. & Elizabeth CULLEN, now married to Thos. GRANT
of Ashford, yeoman, on whom moiety is settled by recovery.

Eliz. GRANT & Richard BENSON now dec'd, & Eliz. BENSON then married Richd. WALDRON
of London, also now dead. Elizabeth WALDRON, now living in Ashford, and is admitted to moiety.

[Prev. court                Next court 31 Aug. 1751[Waldron] 31 Dec. 1751 [Grant] ]

also - Susanna CURTEIS, late of Ashford, widow, held at a rent of 5d & surrendered to persons in her will 
28 January1745/6 one mess. , barn, stable & gdn. [length from east 112 1/2 ft ?], [breadth - south 31ft 2" 
worth 25 ft.]  abutting east to footway, Bever to churchyard
                                south to Churchfield
                                south & west to gdn. prev. John HORTON, then Henry CARTER
                                north to Churchyard
                                with reasonable way from lane leading to Hempstead, beyond lands called Churchfield.

Occup. William TAYLOR                                                                                                            [346]

[prev. court                Next court 6 Apl 1774]

also - land called Timberyard, upon which part of mess. was formerly built, 1 rood, 5 1/2 perch, 
              abutting: north to land of Wm. BRISLEY
                            east & south to land of Stephen GREENHILL
                            west to highway

Occup. James TAPPENDEN                     Rent 2d.                                                              [19, 222, & 351]

By will also 28 Jan. 1745/6 prop. to John WATERMAN of Ashford, gent.

Sarah CURTEIS dead [ buried 25 June 1749] John WATERMAN admitted & surrenders to persons in his will.

[prev. court 28 Jan 1745/6       Next court [346]   6 Apl.1774 [19 etc.] 17 Oct. 1758

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[47]   8 January 1749/50 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John BUSHELL, Wm. GARHAM, & Leonard APSLEY

Eliz. COUTTS, late wife of Jas. COUTTS of Ashford, barber, dec'd, held at rent of 10/-

one shop, one cellar under, one chamber over called the Cage, length 16ft., breadth 13 ft.
               abutting: - east to lands of Henry GIBBS
                              south to lands of late Margaret SNOAD
                              west & north to highway

Occup. Jas. COUTTS & Wm. JOHNSON               Rent 10/-                                                          [64]

also  one chimney, length 10ft, breadth 4ft,
              abutting south & west to shop of Margaret SNOAD, wid.
                           east to shop late Henry GIBBS
                                                                         rent 2d                                                             [65]

also one gdn. to stable, length from south part from gdn. of John HORTON 54ft. breadth from east from
gdn. of John PULLEY, to gdn. late Thos. FFIDGE 34ft.  and way to gdn. leading from Churchyard 58 1/2 ft.
together with reasonable way beyond lands called Churchfield to Hempstead. 

Occup. COUTTS & JOHNSON                      Rent 4d.                                                                  [66]

Eliz. COUTTS surrendered to persons in her will at court 20 October 1736
By will 22 Feb. 1738/39 premises to Jas. COUTTS, who is admitted.

Prems. then surrendered to David HUGHES of Ashford, carpenter, if debt of 100 with interest of 
4d is unpaid by 8 April next.

[ prev. court 20 October 1736            Next court 18 October 1758 ]

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[48]   10 April 1750

NOTICE
by John THORPE of London, druggist for consid. 30 has sold to John WATERMAN of Ashford, 
grazier, land - abutting - east - to other land of John THORPE, occup. Geo. WIGHTWICK 38ft.
                                   west - to other land of John THORPE, occup. John ATKINSON 41ft.
                                   south to John's Lane
                                   north to freehold mess. of John THORPE 25ft.
with bldg. used as meeting house. for Protestant dissenters of whom Rev. Mr. Thos. GELLIBRAND
is Pastor, & with right of way to St. John's Lane.
THORPE holds 4 pieces copyhold land but because of building & alterations it is not clear which part is now sold.
Agreed to transfer - pieces of land with bldgs. lately erected 34ft. x 34ft. 
               abutting: north to mess. late Daniel MOVERTON
                            east to land of heirs of John WOODLAND
                            south to St. John's Lane
                            west to land of heirs of Thos. POPE              Rent 4d.                                  [224]

[next court 17 Aug. 1754]

Edward NORWOOD, gent., & John PATEY, grazier, as attorneys.
[WATERMAN is trustee for Independent congregation - see indtre 10 May 1750]

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[49]   18 April 1750 Robt. MOORE & wife Lady D'ACRE, Lords. Steward : Geo. SINNOTT

Homage: John WATERMAN, John HORTON, Ffrancis WILLIS

John THORPE (by Edward NORWOOD) surrenders to John WATERMAN

John WATERMAN admitted as above, and then surrenders to persons named in his will.
                                                                                                                                                [224]
[prev. court 9 Apl. 1735             Next court 17 Apl. 1754]

ALSO
Thos. MARSH, surgeon & apothecary of Ashford, dec'd, held land length 22yds 1 ft., breadth 8 yards,
           abutting: - west & south to lands of LORD OF MANOR
                          north to lands of Priscilla FFLINT
                          east to other lands [ditto]

Occup. Mary & Sarah MARSH                  Rent 4d.                                                              [126]

Thos. MARSH surrended to persons in his will at Court 20 October 1722.

By will 15 March 1747 prems. to dau. Priscilla, wife of Abraham FFLINT

Thos. MARSH, dec'd    [bur. 19 Apl. 1749, will PRC17. 94/12]

Priscilla FFLINT admitted and then surrenders to persons in her will.

[prev. court        Next court 18 Oct. 1782]

NOTICE
10 Apl. 1750 John THORPE [as above] appts. attorneys to surrender to Peter YOUNG, 
surgeon & apothecary, of Ashford land with stables, 
            abutting - east to lands prev. John WOODLAND, now David NOAKES 4 rods, 7ft. [73']
                           south to lands of Vicar
                           west to lands prev. Thos. REDFIELDS, then Wm. WORSLEY, now Jas. DREWRY,
                                 but occup. Stephen COSTEKER 5 rods 2ft. [84 1/2ft.]
                           north to St. John's Lane 3 rods 5ft. [54 1/2 ft.]

At court 18 Apl. 1750, Peter YOUNG admitted as above (Rent 8d), and surrenders to persons in his will. 
                                                                                                                                                        [348]
[prev. Court 9 Apl. 1735      Next Court 24 Oct. 1755]

NOTICE 10 Apl. 1750 by Robt. MASCALL of New Romney, gent.

Ffrances ROOKE, late of Hampstead, Mddx., now of St. Lawrence, Canterbury, wid. on 28th March last
by attorney Edw. MANLY of Lincolns Inn, out of court but before John WATERMAN & John HORTON 
(2 tenants of Manor) & Wm. WELLER, bayliffe, surrendered to Robt. MASCALL

5 pieces of land called Netherland, Southwood, Goldmead, Perilacre, Little Mead, 28 acres, 
but now 3 pcs. pasture - Hookwood & further to Nether Goldmead, 
               abutting - north - to land prev. LORD OF THE MANOR, now Dr. Hy. MOORE, called Shetfield,
                                  & lands prev. Thos. LOWER, now Isaac RUTTON, called Perilacre
                              east - to other lands of LORD OF MANOR called Middle Acre & Bennetts Brooke
                              south - to land prev. John ASHURST, then Thos. LOWER, now Isaac RUTTER
                              west - to common river
                                                                                                                                                [225]
also Rowen of 5 1/2 acres of meadow called Perilacre

All prev. occup. John SHERWIN, since Thos WATERMAN now John WATERMAN.

also - 3 pieces land, 28 acres, called Hookwood, 
               abutting - east & north to land prev. LORD OF THE MANOR, now Dr. Hy. MOORE
                             south to lands prev. Clement COURT, then Nicholas SAWKINS, now Eliz. SAWKINS
                                 & land prev. Wm. ANDREWS, gent., since Robt. COURT, now [Susanna] CURTEIS, 
                                 widow & lands prev. Wm. PETT, gent., now Edw. HUNTER & to common river.
                             west & north to lands above, prev. Wm. BRETT called Netherland & Goldmead, 
                                  purchased [presumably by ROOKE] of Wm. BRETT

Occup. John STROUD, then John BELL, now George THATCHER                                                 [226]

John DORRINGTON of New Romney,yeoman, apptd. attorney


At court 18 April 1750

Robt. MASCALL (by attorney) admitted and surrenders to persons in his will.

[prev. court Apl. 23/June 18 1712        Next court 27 Oct. 1756]

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[50]   Michaelmas 1750 - no presentments

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[51]   

NOTICE 28 Feb. 1750/1

John DONNE of Bath, surgeon, heir to Arthur SHORTER of Bath, esq., dec'd appt. Edw. NORWOOD of Ashford
as attorney for admittance to 2 acres land in meadow called Southmead in Kennington.

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[52]   4 March 1750/1 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Thos. APSLEY, Saml. FFLINT & Wm. GARHAM

John DONNE admitted (rent 9/-) & surrenders to persons in his will                                                  [106]

[ prev. court 25 Feb. 1748/9                           Next court 17 May 1783]

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