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[115]   3 April 1771     Same Lord.   Josias PATTERSON Steward.

Homage: James COSTEKER, Thos. PURSSARD, & Thos. BONNER

(1) Ffrancis WILLIS, linnendraper, dec'd was tenant of bldg., now in two dwellings, abutting -
                          east - to mess. late Thos. NEWTON, now Hy. GOLD 24ft. breadth.
                          west - to mess. prev. James LAKE, then heirs Wm. SPRATT, now 
                                                    John SCOTT. 18ft. 2in. breadth
                          north - to Butchery Lane
                          south - to lane to Parish Church

together with land inclosed with Pales & Rails, but now stumped off with 3 posts from south part of mess.

Occup. Joane MATTHEWS, now Thos. MATTHEWS her son.                       Rent 7/8d                  [234]

(2) land with stable abutting -
                          east - to way called Garden Way from Churchyard to Churchfield Lane - 50ft.
                          south - to land prev. Wm. STANLEY, now Wm. DOWN 32ft. 8in.
                          west - to garden of Richd. RABSON 51ft. 3 1/4in
                          north - to Churchyard [31ft?] 130ft. 10 1/4in

Occup. prev. Joane MATTHEWS & Wm. WALTER, now Ffrancis LOADER 
                          & Thos. STANLEY.                                                        Rent 3d.                     [235]

WILLIS surrendered 26 October 1737 to persons in his will.

By will 11 Apl.1758 prems. above (purch. of Edward BRENT) to Joane MATTHEWS (one of the sisters 
of his dec'd wife) subject to annuity of 5 & then to Thos.MATTHEWS, her son, subject to annuity 
of 2 to Eliz. SHEPPERD, another sister.

Thos. MATTHEWS admitted. [died Jan. 1782]

[ last court 18 Oct. 1758 next Court 18 Oct 1776]


ALSO

Thos. HUSSEY surrenders to person in his will premises at              rents of 13/2d, 7/6d., & 6d. [200/201/202]

[prev. Court 29 Mar. 1758 Next Court 20 Oct. 1779]


ALSO

Leonard APSLEY, carpenter, dec'd, was tenant of land with ten. now in two dwellings & half part 
of well on which there was formerly a wellhouse 11 1/2ft x 11 1/2ft abutting -
                          east - to footway Churchyard to Bever 49 1/2ft.
                          south - to Churchfield 27 1/2ft.
                          west - to lands of Rev. Stephen BARRETT & others 60 1/2 ft.
                          north - to land of Thos. HAMMOND 15 ft.

prev. occup. Thos JACOB & Peter RABSON, now Edw. BARRETT, taylor, & Mary SEARLES, spin. Rent 3d [18]

APSLEY surrendered to persons in his will at Court, 2 Apl. 1746 By will 3 June 1768, property to wife Ann.

Ann APSLEY admitted, and surrenders to persons in her will.


[ Prev. Court 2 Apl. 1746       Next Court 7 Apl. 1779]

also for
small pce. land being part of Timberyard abutting -
                          east - to land of Rev. Stephen GREENHILL 60ft.
                          west - to other part of Timberyard 60 ft.
                          south - to freehold land of APSLEY 19ft. 9 in.
                          north - to land of Stephen KEMSLEY 19ft. 9in.

Surrendered to persons in will at court 9 April 1760                                      Rent 2d.                    [19]

Ann APSLEY admitted, & surrenders to persons in her will.


ALSO
Stephen KEMSLEY, dec'd, innkeeper, was tenant of moiety of land, formerly orchard length 
5 rods [82 1/2 ft], breadth 2 1/2 rods [ 41ft 3in] abutting -
                          east & north - to land of LORD OF MANOR & land below called Little Tilton
                          south - to mess. prev. Thos HOOKER, late Stephen KEMSLEY
                          west - to lands of Thos. COLE

late occup. Stephen KEMSLEY, now Eleanor, his widow.                            Rent 2d.                    [214]

also
moiety of land called Little Tilton, prev. orchard & pond, 3 roods abutting -
                          north & east - to lands of LORD OF MANOR
                          west - to land of John BLUNDELL in right of his wife Margaret & lands of Thos. COLE
                          south - to lands of heirs of Geo. BACK, land of J.G. GORSSE, land of Rev. Stephen
                               GREENHILL, land of heirs of Leo APSLEY & land of heirs of of Thos. MATSON

Occup. as above                                                                                      Rent 1/3d                   [215]

Surrendered to persons in will at Court 6 October 1756
By will 11 Aug. 1768 property ' 2 mess. called George occup. by me & Wm. Hopkins' and land 
above to wife Eleanor for life.  [PRC 17 - 98/445]

Eleanor KEMSLEY admiited.

Repeated for other moiety

[ prev. Court 20 Aug. 1761,    Next Court 24 Nov. 1788]

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[116]   16 October 1771 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Thos. BONNER & John SCOTT

No transactions.

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[117]   22 April 1772 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Thos. BONNER, Chas. BAKER,ygr., John SCOTT, Jas. COSTEKER

Nicholas LADD of Mersham, yeoman, was tenant of land 1 - 1 - 20 in Mersham. LADD dec'd, property 
to dau. Mary, wife of John RABBETT of Mersham, bricklayer.

Mary RABBETT admitted                                                                         Rent 2d.                      [261]

[ Prev. Court 14 June 1762    Next Court 22 Oct. 1790]

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[118]   16 June 1772 Same Lord Samuel MUNN, Steward [sic, but see below]

Homage: Abraham FLINT & John WATERMAN

Whitfeld BRETON of Tenterden, gent., surrenders moiety of land prev. planted with cherries & called 
Cherry Garden, now planted apples & cherries & part gdn.of Josias PATTERSON, walled in. 2 acres., 
prev. occup. John WOODWARD since Jas. BANKS, since Stephen COSTEKER, late Wm. WARD 
& John CURLING & now or late Josias PATTERSON abutting -
                          south - to highway
                          north - to land prev. called St. Ann land, prev. of Herbert WOODWARD, now 
                                                    Alice MACE & Grace GELLIBRAND.
                          west - to freehold lands called Brookfield of PATTERSON, now laid open to said 
                                                    copyhold land & freehold pt. of garden.
                          east - to lands prev. Richd. ATKINS, now Wm. AUSTEN, maltster.

                                                                                                              Rent 1/3d                   [243]

[ prev. Court 30 Aug 1759 Next Court 17 Oct 1777]

Josias PATTERSON admitted.

[endorsed ' examined by Sam. MUNN, deputy Steward of Court for this turn only' ]

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[119]   16 October 1772 Same Lord, Josias PATTERSON, Steward.

Homage: Thos. BONNER, Chas. BAKER & Jas. COSTEKER

Thos. PURSSARD, dec'd, innholder, was tenant of stables & gdn, now part of yard of Royal Oak, on one 
part of which grainery with place for chaises under, lately built by Thos. PURSSARD. One rod. abutting -
                          east - to highway, Ashford/Kingsnorth, called Marsh Lane
                          south - to lands prev. John TAPPENDEN, then John ROUSE, now Mary BOYS,
                                                    & of Trustees of Baptist Mtg. Hse.
                          west - to land, late Thos. TOURNAY, now Sarah WHITFELD, spinster.
                          north - to lands late Thos. TOURNAY, since Thos. PURSSARD, now Edward
                                                    BARRETT, taylor & salesman.

prev. occup. Robert GIBBS, then Thos PURSSARD, now John PILCHER

PURSSARD, as brewer, dealer & chapman bankrupt, & by order 23 Apl. 1772, Commissioners 
Wm. ROOKES, Nath. JONES, John LLOYD, esqs., & Wm. MORGAN & Chris. COOPER, gents., sold by 
deed 6 July 1772 inrolled in Court of King's Bench to Wm. WEST of parish of St. Saviour ,Southwark, 
hopfactor. Mtg. of creditors at Guildhall, London, 9 May 1772, apptd. WEST to examine debts etc.

WEST admitted.                                                                                       Rent 2/-                    [63]

Afterwards WEST & Catherine PURSSARD, widow of Thomas, surrender to Edw. BARRETT, 
who is admitted, & then surrenders to persons in his will.

[ Prev. court 25 May 1767 Next Court 7 June 1785]

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[120]   14 April 1773 Lords : Edward Louisa(?) MANN, Esq. & Benjamin Hatley FFOOTE. esq. 
                                            J. PATTERSON, Steward

Homage: Thos. CHEESMAN, Edw. BARRETT, Chas. BAKER, & Joseph VIRRILL

Thos. BONNER, taylor, & wife Margaret surrender to Chas. FAGG of Ashford, surgeon,
land with bldg., now laid open to garden of BONNER abutting -
                          north - to gutter 23ft.
                          south - to St. Johns Lane 18ft. 10in.
                          west - to land of Mr. John WATERMAN in rt. of wife Martha 16ft. 8in
                          east - to land prev. Ann BARRETT, now BONNER, being other part of garden. 86ft. 8in

Occup. Justinian BUTCHER, now Thos. BONNER                                      Rent 4 1/2d                [136]


[prev. Court 15 Apl.1757    Next Court 20 Oct. 1779 ]

also land, also part of a garden, length 32 1/2ft, breadth 8 ft. 11in abutting -
                          west - to land prev. John BUSHELL, now Thos. Bonner
                          east - to Trustees of Baptist congregation
                          north - to gutter
                          south - to St. Johns Lane

with way from this land to St. Johns Lane, 62ft. in length prev. occup John BIGG, 
now Thos. BONNER                                                                                 Rent 7d.                     [137]

Charles FAGG admitted, and surrenders to persons in his will.

[Prev. Court 15 Apl. 1757 Next Court 20 Oct. 1779]


ALSO
Thos. COLE, carpenter, was tenant of moiety of meadow land called Ashford Meadow, 7 acres
late occup. Nich BOURNE, ygr., now Thos. Odiane WILKES & John BALDOCK abutting -
                          east - to land late Rev. Stephen GREENHILL & land late Geo. SAYER, then
                                                    Jos. PATTERSON, now Abraham FFLINT, ironmonger
                          south - to one small pce. of land of LORD OF MANOR, & 2 small pces. prev.
                                                    Thos. HARRISON & now Hy. GOLD, fellmonger, since inclosed.
                          north - to land prev. Nich. BOURNE, elder, now John DUNK, grazier, & Thos. COLE

                                                                                                               Rent 11/8d                [77]
also
land in Willesborough called Little Princes 2 acres.                                      Rent 1/-                    [78]


also - moiety of land called Great & Little Cowleaze, prev. one piece, 9 acres 3 rods 13 perch. 

prev. occup. John DUNK, London carrier, now John BOURNE, baker, abutting-
                          east - to river
                          south - to land prev. Richd. ATKINS, now heirs Wm. AUSTEN
                          west - to land Alice MACE & Grace GELLIBRAND
                          north - to Parsonage Glebe
                                                                                                               Rent 4/-                     [79]

COLE surrenders to persons in his will.

[ Prev. Court 17 Oct. 1770     Next Court 20 Oct 1779]


ALSO
Thos. HAMMOND of Ashford, cordwainer, dec'd, was tenant (admitted 22 Oct. 1746) of land 60ft. by 25 ft. 
with mess. lately built, and half water well & washhouse, 11 1/2ft. by 10 1/2ft. formerly part of the Road.

and also
16 perch, land formerly Robt. HALL abutting -
                          east - to footway Ashford/Bever
                          south - to lands late Robt. TRITTON
                          west - to lands of heirs of Wm. SHARPE
                          north - to lands prev. Robt. BADNER

occup. John LADD

By will 30 Nov. 1770 prems. to dau. Elizabeth. Thos dec'd 1 Jan 1773

By inspection found that desc. above is incorrect, because of alterations, and is now -
                          one pce. land on which mess. long since built, abutting -
                          east - to footway, Churchyard to Bever 55ft. 6in.
                          south - to land of Ann, widow of Leonard APSLEY 27ft.
                          west - to land of Rev. Stephen BARRETT & others 54 ft.
                          north - to to land of Mary ADCOCK 27 ft. 

with well, 11 1/2ft by 10 1/2ft. etc.                                                              Rent 3d.                    [ 207]

Elizabeth HAMMOND admitted & surrenders to persons in her will.


also
land 5 perch, abutting -
                          east - to land, prev. Richd. GREENHILL, now John CHAPMAN
                          west - to lane from Churchfield
                          north - to Churchyard
                          south - to land, prev. Richd. GREENHILL, now John CHAPMAN 
                                                    late occup. John SAMPSON                 Rent 1/4d                   [208]

Eliz. HAMMOND admitted & surrenders to persons in her will.

[prev. Court 20 Oct. 1746     Next Court 28 May 1779]

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[121]   10 May 1773 Same Lords & Steward

Homage: Thos. CHEESMAN & John SCOTT

Wm. GORHAM of Ashford, bricklayer, dec'd was tenant of mess. & garden
in Marsh Lane, abutting -
                          east - to highway 34ft. 2in.
                          west - to lands prev. John ROEVE, now Baptist Mtg. Hse.
                          north - to lands prev. Thos. TOURNAY, then Thos. PURSSARD, now Edw. BARRETT
                          south - to mess. prev. Joan CHAMPION, wid. now Overseers of Poor, 
                                                    called Bridewell. 64ft. 4in.

Occup. Wm. GORHAM , then Rev. Philip HAWKINS, now Mary BOYS, spin.

GORHAM surrendered at Court 12 Oct. 1715 to persons in his will.
At Court 10 Sep. 1760 it was pres. that GORHAM died 13 Apl. 1760 intestate, and property to eldest 
son William. But by will 9 Dec. 1759 to dau. Sarah & John ROUSE, and therefore surrender to Mary BOYS, 
at Court 6 Apl. 1768 should be cancelled.

Sarah (nee GORHAM) & John ROUSE admitted.
(Case TUFFNEL & PAGE , and judgement of LORD HARDWICKE on 
law of succession of copyhold land cited.)                                                   Rent 10/-                   [56]

Afterwards Sarah & John ROUSE surrender to Mary BOYS

[Prev. Court 6 Apl. 1768       Next Court 11 Apl. 1787

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[122]   20 October 1773 Same Lord & Steward

Eliz. (nee SPRATT), wife if Thos HERITAGE, gardiner, dec'd., was tenant of 1/3rd of land called Croft with 
stables & coach house on one part, & on other part one of two shops, late carpenters, formerly plumberry, 
occup. John MASCALL, length 15 rods 4ft. [251 1/2ft.} and breadth 7 rods & 4ft. [119 1/2ft] abutting -
                          north - to bld. prev. barn, late carpenters shop, now stable, occ. John MASCALL, late 
                                  Wm. SPRATT ygr., now Sarah GORSSE, Mary ADCOCK, wid., Eliz., wife of Herbert
                                  RANDOLPH.clerk, & Katherine ADCOCK, spin., & to gdn. of Wm. BROWN, late 
                                  John COLLY, & to gdn. of Mary DREWRY, wid.,
                          west - to Hempstead Lane
                          south - to Churchfield
                          east - to lands of Dr.Isaac RUTTON                                  Rent 8d (1/3rd of 2/-)   [169]

also
1/3rd of 3 pces. land
(1) with a shop now occup. Robt. PALMER, sadler abutting -
                          west - to shop (now empty) of LORD OF MANOR
                          south - to common way
                          east - to toft where butcher's shop stood occup. Gilbert BOURNE
                          north - to High Street

(2) on part of which kitchin is built, 16ft x 15ft, occup. Anthony HILLS, ygr. abuts -
                          north - to mess. of which kitchin is part, of Sarah GORSSE
                          east - to mess. of Abraham FLINT, prev. Thos. DAN
                          south - to lands of GORSSE etc.
                          west - to mess. of GORSSE etc. occup. John JOHNSON

(3) abuts -
                          east - to gdn. late Joan MATTHEWS, now John HOOKER
                          south - to lands of Vicar
                          west - to Churchyard
                          north - to lands of GORSSE & lands of John HOOKER

Occup. Anthony HILLS & John JOHNSON                                           Rent 2/0 3/4 & third of 1/4d   [170]
                                                                                                             [i.e. whole is 6/2 1/2d]


Eliz. SPRATT, ( later HERITAGE), surrendered to persons in her will at Court 24 Oct. 1759, and 
made her will dated 16 Apl. 1773 (by powers reserved in indtre 17 Apl. 1767) prems. to to husband.
Eliz. HERITAGE dec'd [bur. ]

Thos. HERITAGE admitted.

[ Prev. Court 24 Oct. 1759       Next Court 6 Apl. 1774 (1/3); 25 Oct. 1775 (2/3).

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[123]   26 January 1774 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Richd. RABSON, Jas. COSTEKER, & Richd. GRIFFINHOOFE

John MACKLEY, yeoman, dec'd , was tenant of moiety of
(1) land in 2 pces called Bigger Shaffrage & New Marsh, 18 acres, abutting -
                          north - to land of Dr. Isaac RUTTON, prev. Thos. NOWERS & land called
                                                    Little Brook (below)
                          east - to lands of Geo. BROOKE, esq.
                          south - to lands prev. Sir Chris. POWELL, now Mrs. Mary FULLER, wid.
                                       to lands prev. John ASHERST, since John TIDHAM, now John QUIHAMPTON
                          west - to Little Brook & land ASHERST/TIDHAM/QUIHAMPTON

Occup. John WATERS, now John HENLEY, butcher.                                  Rent 6/-                     [227]

also
(2) one pce. meadow called Little Brook 5 1/4 acres abutting -
                          north - to land of RUTTON, prev. NOWER
                          east - to land called Great [! sic] Shaffrage, above
                          south - to New Marsh
                          west - to land ASHERST/TIDHAM/QUIHAMPTON

Occup. as (1)                                                                                           Rent 1/10d                 [228]

(3) also 1 rood of land abutting
                          east, west & south to land ASHERST/TIDHAM/QUIHAMPTON
                          north - to Scarlet's Lane

Occup. as (1) & (2)                                                                                   Rent 1d.                    [229]

MACKLEY surrendered to persons in his will at Court 31 Aug. 1751.
By will 31 Mar. 1752 prems. to dau. Elizabeth MACKLEY for life & then to son John MACKLEY.

John MACKLEY (the son) admitted to moiety.

Afterwards John MACKLEY surrenders to Edw. BARRETT of Ashford, yeoman, who is admitted.

[ Prev. Court 25 Oct 1752          next Court              ]

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[124]   6 April 1774 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Edw. BARRETT, Richd. RABSON, & Thos. CHEESMAN.

Geo. PATEY of Ashford, maltster, surrenders to Lewis WHITFELD of Ashford, tanner, 2 mess. 
& 3 gardens abutting -
                          east - to King's Highway Ashford/Kingsnorth & to malthouse, prev. Geo PATEY, 
                                                    now Lewis WHITFELD, prev. Lords Pound Barn , 32ft. 3in.
                          west - to College lands, & lands & tens. late Mary NOAKES, wid., now 
                                                    John WATERMAN, 36 ft. 6in.
                          north - to St. Johns Lane, 9 rods 14ft. 6in. [163ft.]
                          south - to land of malthouse, prev. Lords Pound Barn Close, & to upper end 
                                                    where Pound Barn stood, 10 rods 7in [165ft. 7in]

late occup. Martha SIMPSON, wid., & Wm. POPE, now Geo. PATEY & Joseph HIGHWOOD  Rent 7d. [244]

Lewis WHITFELD admitted, and surrenders to persons in his will.

[ Prev Court 6 Apl 1768    Next Court 19 Apl. 1775 ]

ALSO
Thos. APSLEY, gent, dec'd was tenant of land called Long Tilton, 3 acres, bu prev. said to be 3 acres 3 1/2 rods.
late occup. Thos APSLEY, now Edward KNOTT.
abutting -            north - to land prev. Hy. TOLLER, now Thos. HUSSEY
                          west - to highway, Barrowhill to Gorehill
                          south - to lands of Thos COLE & LORD OF MANOR
                          east - to land desc. below.
                                                                                                               Rent 7/6                   [24]

ALSO

land with stable lately rebuilt, close, water well & pump, 3 rood 20 perch
occup. as above abutting -
                          north & east - to other lands late TOLLER, now HUSSEY
                          south - to lands of LORD OF MANOR
                          west- to land above
                                                                                                               Rent 4d.                    [25]

Thos. APSLEY surrendered to persons in his will 6 Apl. 1768.

By will dated 6 Jan. 1774 prems. to wife Eliz. APSLEY for life.

Elizabeth APSLEY admitted.

[ Prev. Court 6 Apl. 1768    Next Court 19 Oct 1792]


ALSO

Thos. HERITAGE surrenders to Mary ADCOCK, wid., 1/3rd of land called Croft etc.
    [see Court 20 October 1773]
                                                                                     Rents 8d & 2/0 3/4 & 1/3 of 1/4d           [169 & 170]

[ Prev. Court 20 Oct. 1773    Next Court 25 Oct. 1775 [170],  10 Apl. 1776 [169]

ALSO

John WATERMAN, gent., surrenders to Lewis WHITFELD, tanner, mess.,barn & stable & garden 
abutting -            east - to footway Bearsend to Church 112 1/2ft.
                          south - to Churchfield 31ft. 2in.
                          west - to gdn. late Hy. CARTER, then Jas. COUTTS, now Jas. COSTEKER &
                                                    gdn. of John & Eliz. BAKER & Mary BAKER.
                          north - to Churchyard 25ft.

late occup. Thos HERITAGE                                                                     Rent 5d.                    [346]

Lewis WHITFELD admitted, & surrenders to persons in his will.

[ Prev. Court 25 Oct. 1749    Next Court 11 July 1812]

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[125]   27 April 1774 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John SCOTT, Thos. CHEESMAN & Richd. RABSON

Richd. GRIFFINHOOFE, taylor & wife Eliz. surrender to John QUIHAMPTON, elder, yeoman, 
moiety of 2 pces. land, called Bigger Shaffradge, & New Marsh, 18 acres 
abutting -             north - to land of Dr. Isaac RUTTON, prev. Thos. NOWERS & land called Little Brook.
                          east - to land of Geo. ROOKE,esq.
                          south - to lands, prev. Sir Chris POWELL, now Mrs. Mary FFULLER,wid. & lands prev. 
                                                    John ASHERST, since John TIDHAM, now John QUIHAMPTON
                          west - to land Little Brroke & land formerly ASHERST/TIDHAM/QUIHAMPTON.

Occup. prev. John WATERS, now Thos. HENLEY, butcher.                         Rent 6/-                     [137]

also
Liitle Brook 5 1/4 acres abutting -
                          north - to land of Isaac RUTTON, prev. Thos. NOWERS
                          east - to Great Shaffradge
                          south - to New Marsh
                          west - to land of ASHERST/TIDHAM/QUIHAMPTON

Occup. as above                                                                                      Rent 1/10d                 [172]

also
1 rood abutting -
                          east. west & south - to land prev. ASHERST/TIDHAM/QUIHAMPTON
                          north - to Scarlet's Lane.

Occup. as above                                                                                      Rent. 1d.                   [173]

John QUIHAMPTON admitted.

[ Prev. Court 24 Oct. 1764 Next Court 25 Oct. 1775]

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[126]   21 October 1774 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Edw. BARRETT, Thos CHEESMAN & John SCOTT

No transactions

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[127]   19 April 1775 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Edward BARRETT, & Jas. COSTEKER

Lewis WHITFELD, tanner, surrenders to Robt. TRITTON, wine merchant, 2 mess. 3 gdns. abutting -
                          east - to highway Ashford/Kingsnorth & to malthouse, late Lewis WHITFELD, &
                                                    now Robt. TRITTON, formerly called Pound Barn 32ft. 3in.
                          west - to College Land & to land prev. Mary NOAKES, wid., & now John WATERMAN,
                                                    gent. 36 ft. 6in.
                          south - to land prev. Lord's Pound Barn Close, 10 rods 7in. [165 ft. 7in.]
                          north - to St. Johns Lane 9 rods 14ft.6in [163 ft.]

late occup. Martha SIMPSON, wid., & Wm. POPE, since Geo. PATEY & Joseph HYWOOD,
                                                                                                              Rent 7d.                     [244]
Robt. TRITTON admitted.

[ Prev. Court 16 Apl. 1774    Next Court 13 July 1793]

ALSO

Robert TRITTON & wife Anne surrender to Thos. WYBORN of Smeeth, farmer, prems. as above, 
if 250 with interest of 4% is not paid by 19 0ctober next.
                                                                                                                                               [244]

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[128]   25 October 1775 Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: Thos CHEESMAN, Joseph VIRRILL, John SCOTT, & Jas COSTEKER

John BAKER of Salisbury Court, Fleet St., London,& wife Elizabeth prev. Elizabeth ARTHUR, spinster, and 
Joshua MORETON of Sheerness. gent., & wife Mary, prev. Mary BAKER, spin., surrender to Chas. BAKER 
of Ashford, carpenter -
One little pce. of land on which part of mess. late John LAMBIN, now Thos. LANES is erected, 11ft x 4ft. 
abutting -            east - to washhouse
                          north - to shop, late John LAMBIN, now BAKERS & MORETONS 

occup. Thos LANES

also
another little piece land 12ft x 5 1/2ft, on which another pt. of mess. is erected abutting -
                          west & south - to highway
                          north - to premises above
                                                                                                              Rent 8d                      [57]

also
butcher's shop, being corner shop on south part formerly called Market, now Butchery, with cellar 
under & chamber & garrett over abuts -
                          east - to mess. formerly shop of John LAMBIN, now BAKER & MORETON
                          south - to said dwelling, formerly shop.
                          north & west - to the Butchery.
                                                                                                               Rent 9d.                    [58]

also
land with stable, slaughterhouse & pound, lately built on part, residue being garden abutting -
                          north - to Churchyard 30ft. 6in
                          south - to gdn. of Jas. COSTEKER 28ft. 3in
                          east - to lands of Lewis WHITFELD 57ft. 3in
                          west - to way to gdn. of Jas. COSTEKER 57ft. 6in
                                                                                                               Rent 3d.                    [59]

also
mess. prev. shop, length 15ft., breadth at one end 11ft., at other 8ft..
                                                                                                               Rent 1/2d                   [60]

also
mess. formerly shop, at or near Market Place, abutting -
                          west - to butcher's shop above
                          east - to shop of Anne, wife of John HOOKER
                          north - to butchery
                          south - to part of dwelling house

Occup. Eliz. COUTTS, widow.                                                                   Rent 4d.                    [61]

[ Prev. Court 22 Apl. 1767    Next Court 18 Oct. 1776]


ALSO

John QUIHAMPTON, elder, & wife Sarah, surrender to Edw. BARRETT, gent., prop. as at Court 27 Apl. 1774,.

                                                                                                              Rents 6/-, 1/10 & 1d.   [171/3]
[Prev. Court 27 Apl.1774    Next Court 17 Oct. 1777] 


ALSO

Mary ADCOCK, widow, now of Wilton, Wilts., appts. Jas. Allen GORSSE as attorney by deed, 9 Aug. 1775.

Mary ADCOCK, (by J.A. GORSSE) surrenders to John DAY of Hythe, butcher, two thirds of 3 pces. land
(1) on one pce. a shop built, occup. Robt. PALMER, sadler, abutting -
                          west - to shop of LORD OF MANOR, occup. Thos. WESTALL
                          south - to common way
                          east - to toft where shop occup. Gilbert BOURNE formerly stood
                          north - to High Street                                                                                      [170A]

(2) land on part of which is kitchin 16ft. x 15ft., prev. occup. Anthony HILLS,ygr. abutting -
                          north - to another part of mess. on which kitchin is part, of GORSSE etc.
                          east - to mess. of Abraham FFLINT, late Thos. DAN
                          south - to lands of GORSSE etc.
                          west - to mess. of GORSSE etc. occup. John JOHNSON                                 [170B]

(3) gdn. late Joan MATTHEWS, now John HOOKER to east
                          south - to lands of Vicar
                          west - to Churchyard
                          north - to land of GORSSE etc. & lands of John HOOKER

Occup. Anthony HILLS & John JOHNSON                            Rents 4/-, 1 1/2 & 2/3rds of 1/4d         [170C]

John DAY admitted [to 2/3rds]

Repeated for surrender by J.A. GORSSE & wife Sarah, to John DAY for other 3rd.

[ Prev. court 6 Apl. 1774 (1/3rd),  20 Oct. 1773 (2/3rds)    Next Court 3 May 1805]


Richard RABSON, hatter, & wife Elizabeth surrender to Joseph WORMALD of Hythe, carpenter, mess. 
prev. shop 18 1/2ft x 5 1/2ft abutting -
                          west - to ten. of Stephen GREENHILL
                          north - to High Street
                          south - to Butchery Lane
                          east - to passageway betw. mess. & shop, prev. Joan MATTHEWS, now 
                                                    Ann, wife of John HOOKER
                                                                                                              Rent 6/-                     [256]
Occup. prev. Mary LAWRENCE, now John KNOWLDEN

Joseph WORMALD admitted, & then surrenders to persons in his will .

[Prev court 2 Apl. 1766     Next Court 17 Oct. 1777]
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[129]   16 April 1776 Lord Benjamin Hatley FFOOTE, esq. & Catharine FFOOTE, widow   Same Steward

Homage: Chas. BAKER, jnr., Edw. BARRETT, Thos. CHEESMAN & Jos. VIRRILL

Mary ADCOCK by J.A. GORSSE, surrenders 2/3rds to Bertram THORNE, surgeon, of land called the Croft, 
with coach house & stables on part, & two shops, one plumberry,now occup. John MASCALL, length 
15 rods 4ft. [251ft. 6in], breadth 7 rods 3ft. [115 ft. 6in] abutting -
                          north - to bldg, prev. barn, late carpenters shop, now stable, occup. John MASCALL, 
                                                    late Wm. SPRATT, ygr.,now GORSSE etc., and to garden Wm. BROWN, 
                                                    late John COLLEY, & gdn. of Mary DREWRY, Wid.
                          west - to Hempstead Lane
                          south - Churchfield
                          east - to copyhold lands of Dr. Isaac RUTTON

[2/3RDS OF 2/-]                                                                                       Rent 1/4d                  [169]

Repeat for surrender by J.A. GORSSE of 1/3rd [ +8d = 2/-]

Bertram THORNE admitted, & surrenders to persons in his will.

[ Prev. Court 20 Oct 1773 & 6 Apl. 1774    Next Court (part to PHILPOT @ 6d 15 Oct. 1796) 
                                                                              (part to APSLEY @ 6d 8 Apl. 1797)
                                                                                          (balance @ 1/- 14 Apl. 1803) ]

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[130]   2 May 1776 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Edw. BARRETT & Thos. CHEESMAN

John APSLEY of Egerton [from 1740 of Ripple], clerk, was tenant of land, near Smith's Forge, of John SIDNEY, 
of Yalding, gent., & wife Elizabeth, nee APSLEY, length 38ft., abutting -
                          east - to highway
                          south & west - to land late Edith VIAL, wid., now Edw. BARRETT
                          north & west - to Smith's Forge

Occup. Wm. POPE                                                                                  Rent 4d.                    [302]

also

land - length 12ft., breadth 10 in. upon which [sic!] a cellar 12ft. in length, lately made, part of foundation 
of house of John APSLEY, now John SIDNEY, near highway Ashford to Kingsnorth

Occup. Wm. POPE                                                                                 Rent 1d.                    [303]

also

land, 18ft x 2ft. 4in to north & 1ft 8in. to south abutting -
                          west - to land of heirs of Phebe SUDELL, wid., now Edw. BARRETT
                          south - to mess. of Thos. MORRIS, now John & Eliz. SIDNEY
                          east & north - to highway.
                                                                                                            Rent 4d.                      [304]

John APSLEY surrendered to persons in his will at Court 24 Oct. 1739 By will 10 Oct. 1757 prop. to dau.
Elizabeth, incl. mess. then occup. Mrs. Martha BRETON & Jas. BALDOCK ( & 1/2 woodland in Wareham) 
John APSLEY dec'd [Oct. 1761] & Elizabeth married to John SIDNEY   [PCC PROB 11/864 qu 116]

John & Elizabeth SIDNEY admitted & then surrender to John BOURNE of Ashford, baker, who is admitted 
& then surrenders to persons in his will.

[ Prev. Court 24 Oct 1739    Next Court 23 Oct. 1789]

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[131]   18 October 1776 Lord Benjamin Hatley FFOOTE , esq. Same Steward.

Homage: Thos. CHEESMAN, Jas. COSTEKER, Edw. BARRETT, & John SCOTT

Chas. BAKER & wife Catherine surrender to John MASCALL, gent., prop. as at Court 25 Oct. 1775, 
                                                                                                              at rents of 8d., 9d., 3d. 1/2d & 4d.

(1) mess. to north now Chas. BAKER                                                                                       [57 - 61]
(3) mess. to east now Chas. BAKER                           

John MASCALL admitted.

[ Prev. court 25 Oct. 1775,    Next Court 30 July 1792]

ALSO

Thos. MATTHEWS of Chatham, cordwainer, surrenders to John HOOKER of Chatham, joiner, mess. 
now in two dwellings, abutting -
                          east - to mess. late Thos. NEWTON, now Hy. GOLD 24ft.
                          west - to mess. late Jas. LAKE, then heirs of Wm. SPRATT & now John SCOTT.
                          north - to Butchery Lane 18ft. 2in.
                          south - to lane to Church

also land, stumped off with 3 posts from south pt. of mess.
                                                                                                               Rent 7/8d.                 [234]
Occup. late Joan MATTHEWS, now Jas. JENNINGS 

also

land with stable, abutting
                          east - from garden way from Churchyard to Churchfield 50ft.
                          south - to land of heirs of Wm. STANLEY, now Wm DOWNE 32ft. 8in
                          west - to gdn. of Richd. RABSON 51ft. 3 1/4in.
                          north - to Churchyard 31ft. 10 1/4in.
                                                                                                               Rent 3d.                   [235]

late occup. Joan MATTHEWS & W. WALTER, now Jas. JENNINGS & Daniel GOOD 

[ Prev. Court 3 Apl.1771    Next Court 29 Oct. 1788]


ALSO

John HORTON, maltster, dec'd [bur. 25 Apl. 1776] was tenant of land [35?] 
perches 4 1/2 rods 14ft 1in. [88ft 4in] by 6 1/2 rods [ 107ft 3in] abutting -
                          south - to backside of gdn. of JOHN HORTON
                          east - to yard, late Geo. SINNOTT, now gdn. of mess. of John MASCALL
                          north - to lands late Edw., now John WATERMAN
                          west - to gdn. & backside late Sampson PIERCE, now John COLE.

together with way from Gravel Pit, late occup. John MASCALL, now 
Rev. Robt. AYERST & Josias PATTERSON
                                                                                                              Rent 2 1/2d                [180]

By indtres 5/6 Sep. 1770 betw. 
(1) John HORTON and his eldest son John Bennett HORTON, of Ashford, maltster 
(2) Richd. FFITCH of Pluckley, gent.,
(3) Mary FFITCH, one dau. of Richd. property for life, & then to wife Mary for life.

John HORTON dec'd 19 April last [1776].

Mary HORTON admitted.

[ Prev. Court 28 March 1744    Next Court 31 Oct. 1808]

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[132]   2 April 1777 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Thos. CHEESMAN, Edw. BARRETT, & John SCOTT

Wm. DYNE of Milton next Sittingbourne, gent., one of sons & devisee of Eliz. DYNE, wid. of Ashford, 
dec'd [        ] appts. Sam. MUNN as Attorney 22 Oct. 1776

Eliz. DYNE, (as above) was tenant of land & mess. 1 rood in North Lane, occup. Wm. SPRATT & 
John NASH abutting -
                          south - to lands of Eliz. DYNE, prev. John TRITTON
                          west - to North Lane
                          east - to lands John WATERMAN
                          north - to land called Pell Hill, now heirs John MASCALL esq., 
                                                    late Geo. SINNOTT, prev. LORD OF MANOR
                                                                                                              Rent 12d                   [108]

[ Prev Court 25 Oct. 1765    Next Court 8 Mar 1791]

Surrendered to persons in will at Court 25 Oct. 1765. By will 29 July 1776, prop. to Wm. DYNE, 
who is admitted & surrenders to persons in his will.


Matthew BACK of Gt. Chart, farmer, & wife Elizabeth, surrender to Joseph BOSWORTH of Wye, 
schoolmaster, moiety of land in place called Tilton, abutting -
                          east - to land prev. Thos. SUTTON, & now Thos. COLE
                          north - to land of Stephen KEMSLEY
                          south & west - to land prev. John POPE, now Joseph BOSWORTH & wife
                                                    Mary, prev. Mary BACK, wid.

Occup. Elizabeth SMALL, wid.                                                                 Rent 6d.                     [32]

Joseph BOSWORTH admitted & surrender to persons in his will.

[Prev. Court 4 May 1759 & 9 Apl. 1760     Next Court 17 Oct. 1777]

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[133]   17 October 1777    Lord John FFOOTE, esq., Deputy Steward Samuel MUNN

Homage: Chas. BAKER ygr., Thos. CHEESMAN, Richd. RABSON, & John SCOTT.

Joseph WORMALD & wife Catherine surrender to John HOPE of Ashford, carpenter' property as 
at Court 25 Oct.1775, now occup. Matthew HOUGHTON
                                                                                                              Rent 6/-                    [256]
John HOPE admitted & surrenders to persons in his will. 

[Prev. Court 25 Oct. 1775 next Court 21 Sep. 1807]


ALSO

Edw. BARRETT & wife Elizabeth surrender to Rev. Jas. ANDREW, D.D. moiety of
(1) abuttal south now Wm. Stacy COAST, late FFULLER now occup. (all 3 pcs.) Thos. RICHARDSON

[                           next Court 21 Oct. 1791]                                                                      [171-3 & 227 - 9]

ALSO
Edw. BARRETT, wife Eliz. & Eliz. MACKLEY, spinster, surrender oth moiety.

Jas. ANDREWS admitted & surrenders to persons in his will.

[ Prev. Courts 26 Jan 1774 & 25 Oct. 1775    Next Court                           ]


Stephen GREENHILL dec'd [        ], was tenant of land called Sereland or Shereland, 6 acres, 
and meadow separated from this land by posts, but now laid open again.

Occup. Thos. TRITTON, then Robt. TRITTON, then Richd. GREENHILL, son of
Stephen, now Josias PATTERSON.
                                                                                                               Rent 10/4d.               [146]

Surrendered to persons on will at Court 23 Jan. 1754. By will, land 'now planted with hops', to 
son Stephen, who is admitted & surrenders to persons in his will.

[Prev. Court 23 Jan 1754                                ]

ALSO

Josias PATTERSON of Ashford, gent., surrenders -
land prev. cherries etc [as before] 2 acres.
formerly occup. John WOODWARD, then Jas. BANKS, then Stephen COSTEKER,
then Wm. WARD & John CORLING, now Josias PATTERSON abutting -
                          south - to highway
                          north - to St. Annes land of Alice MACE & Grace GELLIBRAND
                          west - to land of PATTERSON
                          east - to land prev. Richd. ATKINS, then Wm. AUSTEN, maltster, now

Dorothy AUSTEN, his widow.                                                               Rent 2/6d                       [243]

Jos. PATTERSON for life then to uses of indtres 3/4 April 1777 betw. (1) Jos. PATTERSON, 
Edw. DERING of Doddington, surgeon,& Wm. LOFTIE, ygr., of Canterbury, surgeon, subject 
to limitation to his daus. by Mary PATTERSON, his wife.

Josias PATTERSON admitted accordingly, & surrenders to persons in his will.

[ prev. Court 16 June 1772 Next Court 5 Apl. 1799]

ALSO

Stephen GREENHILL, clerk, dec'd., was tenant of land 1/2 rood & 5 perch [25 perch] abutting -
                          west - to land prev. Thos. CURTEIS, now John APSLEY
                          north - to back lane of Stephen KEMSLEY
                          east - to land prev. Stephen ATKINS, now Sarah, wife of J.A. GORSSE
                          south - to land of Stephen GREENHILL & land of John APSLEY

Occup. Stephen GREENHILL, now Mary GREENHILL                           Rent 2d.                          [147]

By will 26 Feb 1776, this prop. to wife Mary for life, then to son Stephen. Mary GREENHILL admitted

[ Prev. court 8 Dec. 1740    Next Court 20 Oct. 1786]


ALSO

Joseph BOSWORTH, & wife Mary (prev. Mary BACK, wid.), surrender moiety of land at Tilton at Court 
2 Apl. 1777 to Joseph BOSWORTH and his heirs, who are admitted,      Rent 6d.                         [32]
and surrender to persons in his will.

[Prev. Court 2 Apl. 1777    Next Court 22 Oct. 1790]

ALSO

Ffrancis FFORSTER, late of Ffelton Peth or Pathfoot, Northumberland, was tenant of 1 1/2 acres, 
in Bybrook Mead, & whole rowen abutting -
                          north - to land prev. Walter JOBBER, then Ffrancis now Ffrances FFORSTER
                          south - to Parsonage land
                          west - to land of John WATERMAN
                          east - to river

occup. Walter JOBBER, now Thos. HERITAGE                                    Rent 6/10d                       [129]

Francis FFORSTER dec'd, premises to sister Ffrances (by Edw. PIKE of Ashford, stationer) [as attorney].

Frances admitted and then surrenders to John BILLINGTON, gent., who then surrenders to persons in his will.

[Prev. Court 25 Apl. 1764 Next    Court 14 Apl. 1803]

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[134]   22 April 1778 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Jas. COSTEKER, John SCOTT, & Thos. CHEESMAN.

Richd. GREENHILL, dec'd, tanner, was tenant of mess. called Wist, and also land, 1 acre, abutting -
                          east - to Wist
                          south & west - to lands prev. LORD OF MANOR,but now Peter YOUNG, surgeon.
                          north - to lands - ditto - , now Robt. MASCALL 
together with reasonable way to highway leading to Court Oake, towards Kingsnorth, & so through 
to lands, late of LORD OF MANOR, to mess.

Occup. Richd. GREENHILL, now Lewis WHITFELD                               Rent 2/-                         [141]

                                                                            l                             
                                             l                                                            l 
        obit 1777 (Rev.) Stephen = Mary obit 1786                         Richard (tanner)
          bur. 20 July                       bur. 24 July                               osp 1753 ?
                                     l                           
             l                                                   l
Stephen obit1783                        Richard obit 1777 = Mary
     bur. 15 Aug.                                          l                        
                                                l                                        l
                                         Richard 1768                Stephen 1772 3 daus.


also
3 pces. land called Nether Wist, 9 acres, abutting -
                          south & west - to land of Matthias, now Isaac RUTTON
                          south - to Goosepits Meadow,
                          east & north - to Old River
                          west - to Lord's River
                                                                                                        Rent 16/8d                       [142]

also
moiety of land called Little Hazel Mead, abutting -
                          east & south - to lands of LORD OF MANOR of Esture or or Estover
                          west - to Old River
                          north - to lands prev. heirs of Richd. OSBORNE & John MORRIS, now of Richd. 
                                       GREENHILL, nephew of Richd., dec'd.
                                                                                                     [1/2 of 5/-] Rent 2/6d            [143]

also
moiety of 3 acres land abutting -
                          east - to lands prev. Thos. OSBORNE, now heirs of Richd. GREENHILL ( the nephew) 
                                       & lands late LORD OF MANOR, now Geo. ROOKE.
                          south - to highway
                          north - to freehold lands of Richd. GREENHILL (nephew)
                          west - to land prev. John WOODWARD, then Nich. BOURNE, now Thos. COLE & 
                                      John DUNK occup. Thos. CHEESMAN 
                                                                                                     [1/2 of 6/-] Rent 3/-              [144]

also
moiety of shop. prev. butchers, in place prev. Market now Butchery, length 26 1/2ft, breadth on 
one part 12 1/2ft and other 11 1/2 ft. abutting -
                          east - to mess. prev. Ann COX, wid., now John HOPE
                          south & west - to butchery
                          north - to mess. prev. Mary COLT, wid. now Jas. COSTEKER

Occup. Mary HUNT                                                                        [1/2 of 5/1d] Rent 2/6 1/2d     [145]

By will, 3 Aug. 1745, prems. (surrendered at Court 23 Jan. 1754) to bro. Stephen for life, then to 
sons of Stephen. Stephen GREENHILL admitted 23 Jan 1754, but died 13 July 1777 [       ] leaving 
two sons Stephen & Richd. (the nephew above), who died before his father leaving two sons Richard 
(aged 10 yrs.) & Stephen (6 yrs.) Stephen GREENHILL admitted to one moiety.

[Prev. Court 23 Jan. 1754     Next Court 20 Oct. 1786]

Mary GREENHILL, wid., admitted as guardian of grandsons of Stephen to other moiety.

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[135]   21 October 1778    Lord John FFOOTE Steward - Jos. PATTERSON

Homage: Chas. BAKER, ygr., Thos. CHEESMAN & John SCOTT

Ffrancis WHITFELD, clerk, of Godmersham, surrenders to Sarah MUNN, stable & coalhse. with loft over, 
prev. two mess or tens. near Castle Lane, together with land adjoining, and lying behing tens. abutting -
                          west- to Castle Lane 24ft.
                          south - to mess & lands of Jas. TAPPENDEN & lands of Sam. MUNN 55ft. 2in.
                          east & north - to lands of Prudence MATSON on north 42ft. 3in on east 10ft. 4in.
                                                  at middle 10ft. 6in.

Occup. prev. Ffrances WHITFELD, now Sam. MUNN                             Rent 1/2d.                       [351]

Samuel MUNN admitted & then surrenders to persons in his will

[Prev. Court 19 Oct. 1768 Next Court 15 Aug. 1789]


ALSO

Thos. GELLIBRAND, clerk, dec'd, was tenant of land abutting -
                          east - to mess. below & to Congregational Mtg. Hse. 51ft. 9in.
                          west - to mess. & gdn. of Mary DREWRY,wid., occup. Widow SNOAD, 
                                        & Eliz. COSTEKER 53ft.
                          north - to mess. of Edw. PIKE 28ft. 9in.
                          south - to St. John's Lane 21 ft.

Occup. Edw. PIKE                                                                             Rent 1/5d                         [154]

also
land & mess formerly called "Bell" abutting -
                          west - to land above 11ft.
                          east - to passage mentioned below 14ft. 6in.
                          south - to Meeting Hse. 23ft.
                          north - to mess. prev. John THORPE now Thos. GELLIBRAND 23ft.

                                                                                                       Rent 1d.                           [155]

also
land with stable etc. with way to St. John's Lane abutting -
                          east - to yard or backside of John WATERMAN 61ft. 3in.
                          west - to passage 53 ft.
                          north - to mess. & yard of John WATERMAN 23ft. 4in
                          south - to St. John's Lane 38ft.
                                                                                                      Rent 4 1/2d                       [156]

Thos. GELLIBRAND surrenders at Court 23 Oct. 1751 to persons in his will. By will 26 Dec 1751, 
prems. called ' Bell ' & other bldgs. etc., prev. occup. Geo WIGHTWICK & John ATKINSON, grocer, 
but now Thos. BROWN, Sarah BARHAM, Ffrancis HAYWARD, Sarah EGELSTON & John ATKINSON,
(purchased of John THORPE of Wapping, druggist) to dau. Grace, subject to payment of 50 to son Joseph.

Grace GELLIBRAND admitted.

[ Prev. Court 23 Oct. 1751    Next Court 22 Oct. 1784]

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[136]   7 April 1779 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Chas. BAKER, Jas. COSTEKER & John SCOTT

Ann APSLEY, wid.,dec'd., was tenant of land & mess. abutting -
                          east - to footway Churchyard to Beaver 49ft. 6in.
                          south - to Churchfield 27ft. 6in.
                          west - to land of Rev. Chas STODDART & others 60ft. 6in
                          north - to land of Eliz. HAMMOND 15 ft.
also half part of land prev. with wellhse. 11 1/2ft x 11 1/2ft.

Prev occup. Thos. JACOB & Peter RABSON, since Edw. BARRETT, taylor & Mary SEARLES, 
spin. & part now occup. John GODFREY & other part empty.
                                                                                                         Rent 3d.                          [18]

Ann APSLEY surrendered to persons in her will at Court 3 Apl. 1771

Now dead [bur. 24Jan 1779] and by will 2 Jan. 1777 premises to son John APSLEY of Ashford, carpenter.

John APSLEY admitted & surrenders to persons in his will

also in respect of one small pce. land, prev. part of Timber Yard, abutting -
                          south - to other land of John APSLEY, 19ft. 9in.
                          north - to land of Stephen KEMSLEY, 19ft. 9 in.
                          west - to timber yard 60ft.
                          east - to lands Rev. Stephen GREENHILL 60 ft.

Occup. John APSLEY who is admitted, etc. as above.                           Rent 1/2d.                       [19]

[ Prev. Court 3 Apl. 1771,    next Court 23 Oc 1789]


ALSO
Abraham FFLINT, ironmonger, dec'd., held land & bldgs. formerly malthse., length 44ft., 
breadth on east 12 1/2ft., on west 12 ft., abutting -
                          west - to lands of John HOOKER & lands of John DAY
                          north - to mess. of Thos. FFLINT, prev. called Market Place
                          east - to land of Mary FFLINT
                          south - to gdn. prev. orchard

occup. Abraham FFLINT & Chas. FFAGG, now Thos FFLINT                 Rent 8 1/2d.                     [124]


also
land, gdn. prev. orchard 23 perch, abutting -
                          east - to land of Grace WHITFELD, spin.
                          south - to land of College
                          west - to land pf John HOOKER
                          north - to land as desc. above
together with right of way to this land, from highway to a gate of a yard and so leading to land 
prev. LORD OF MANOR, and to draw & carry water from the pond.

Occup. Thos FFLINT                                                                          Rent 12d.                         [125]

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

[ Prev. Court 25 Apl. 1764    Next Court 8 July 1802]


ALSO
Rebecca QUESTED of Canterbury, appts. John WATERMAN as attorney to surrender land, 
5 1/2 acres, called Chalmead, abutting -
                          east & south - to other lands of Rebecca QUESTED
                          west & south - to meadow called Hempstead Mead
                          north & east - to lands of ffeoffers for repairs of Ashford Church

Occup. Henry TRITTON, then wid. HUGHES, since John HANDFIELD, since Geo. Geree ELWICK, and 
late Stephen KETTLE, ygr., & now Thos. RICHARDSON.

Prev. estate of her husband John, who was son of John QUESTED of Canterbury, to 
dau. Ursula TADDY, who is admitted.                                                   Rent 8/-                          [246]

Prev. court 1 Apl. 1762 Next COURT 29 Oct. 1783


Isaac RUTTON surrenders to LORD OF MANOR [i.e. to will, see Court 1 May 1792] land and mess. 
long since erected in west part of Ashford street adjoining to fish market, breadth 28 ft. on east, 20 ft. 
on west & length 44ft.

Occup. John WELLER                                                                        Rent 4/-                           [293]

[Prev Court 16 Oct. 1754    Next Court 18 Oct. 1797]

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[137]   28 May 1779 Same Lord & Samuel MUNN, Steward

Homage: Chas. BAKER & Thos. CHEESMAN

Eliz. HAMMOND, spin., surrenders to Geo BAKER of Margate, blacksmith (by Edw. PIKE, stationer 
as attorney), land, with mess. long since built, abutting -
                          east - to footway, Ashford Churchyard to Bever 55ft. 6in
                          south - to land of John APSLEY 27ft.
                          west - to land of Rev. Charles STODDART & others 54ft.
                          north - to lands of Mary ADCOCK, wid.

also half part of well on land 10 1/2ft x 11 1/2ft.

occup. Hunter SNATT Rent 3d. [207]


also
2 mess. or tens. & land 5 perch, abutting -
                          east - to land prev. Richd. GREENHILL, now John CHAPMAN
                          west - to land leading from Churchfield
                          north - to Churchyard
                          south - to land prev. Richd. GREENHILL now John CHAPMAN

Occup. Wm. JOHNSON & John KNOWLDEN                                      Rent 1/4d.                        [208]

Geo. BAKER admitted & surrenders to persons in his will.

[ Prev. Court 14 Apl. 1773    Next Court 4 Sep. 1787

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[138]   21 June 1779 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Thos. FFLINT & Lewis WHITFELD

John WATERMAN dec'd., held land with barn abutting -
                          east - to lands late Mary NOAKES & late John WATERMAN, 4 rods, 7ft. [73ft.]
                          south - to lands of Vicar 4 rods, 6ft. [72ft.]
                          west - to lands of Mary DREWRY 5 rods,2ft. [84 1/2ft]
                          north - to St. John's Lane 3 rods 5ft. [54 1/2ft.]
                                                                                                        Rent 8d.                         [348]

John WATERMAN surrendered to persons in his will at Court 24 Oct. 1755. Died 25 May 1779, & by 
will 29 Dec. 1778 premises to wife Martha, who is admitted, and then surrenders to persons in her will.

[ Prev Court. 24 Oct. 1755    Next Court 14 Apl. 1784]


also
for land & mess. abutting -
                          west - to Lands of John WATERMAN 4 rods, 3ft. [69 ft.]
                          north - to St. Johns. Lane 4 rods, 7 1/2ft [73 1/2ft.]
                          east - to lands prev. Geo. PATEY, now Robt. TRITTON 24 1/2ft.
                          south - to lands of Vicar 3 rods, 1ft. [50 1/2ft.]

with right of way to prems., & to fetch water from pond.

Occup. Geo GOLDSMITH                                                                  Rent 2d.                            [349]

[Prev. Court 27 Oct. 1762                   ]


also
for land & barn, prev. coachhouse & stable, 1 rood, abutting -
                          north - to land prev. LORD OF MANOR, now John MASCALL
                          west - to land prev. Samuel HALL, then John WATERMAN
                          south & east - to land prev. Alexander PHILPOTT, then John WATERMAN

together with right of way to North Lane

Occup. James FFLINT, then John WATERMAN                                   Rent 6d.                           [ 344]


also
for land, 2 acres 3 rods abutting -
                          south - to land prev. LORD OF MANOR, now John MASCALL & lands prev.
                                          John HORTON, maltster, now Thos. COLE, carpenter
                          north & east - to other land of John MASCALL
                          west - to other land of John WATERMAN

With right of way to North Lane.

Prev. occup. Jas. FFLINT, then John WATERMAN                              Rent 4/6d [345]

Marha WATERMAN admitted etc., as above.

[ Prev. Court 7 Nov. 1770    Next Court 15 May 1782 ]

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[139]   20 October 1779 Same Lord & Steward

Homage:   Jas. COSTEKER, Lewis WHITFELD, Thos. CHEESMAN & John SCOTT

Chas. FFAGG, surgeon, & wife Mary surrrender to Ffelix FFAGG, surgeon, land with bldg., 
now part of garden, abutting -
                          north - to gutter 23 ft.
                          south - to St. John's Lane 18ft. 10in.
                          west - to lands of Martha WATERMAN, wid., 76ft. 8in.
                          east - to land late Ann BARRETT, then Thos. BONNER, now Chas. FFAGG

                                                                                                        Rent 4 1/2d.                     [136]


also
for land, also part of garden, abutting -
                          west - to land of John BUSHEL, then Thos. BONNER, now Chas. FFAGG .
                          east - to land of Baptists
                          north - to gutter
                          south - to St. John's Lane

[NB west + east = 32 1/2ft; north + south = 8 ft. 11in]

together with way to St. Johns Lane, 62 ft. in length.

Occup. John BIGG, then Thos. BONNER, now Chas. FFAGG.              Rent 7d.                           [137]

Ffelix FFAGG admitted.

[ Prev. Court 14 Apl. 1773    Next Court 20 Jan 1812]


ALSO Martha WATERMAN surrenders to persons in her will, land upon which forage stood abutting -
                          north - to gutter 23ft.
                          south - to St. Johns Lane 27 ft. 7 in.
                          west - to land prev. John THORPE, now Rev. Thos. GELLIBRAND 65ft. 1in
                          east - to land of John BUSHEL, then Thos BONNER, now Chas. FFAGG 76ft. 8in

Occup. Geo PATEY                                                                         Rent 4 1/2d                       [347]

[ Prev. Court 20 Apl. 1742 Next Court 14 Apl. 1784]


(??? possibly pages are missing)

Thomas HUSSEY dec'd, held 2 pieces land, 7 acres 1/2 rood, prev. said to be 11 acres.
One piece called Poundfield abutting:
                          south-east - to other piece of land
                          north & west - to land called Wellfield and road ?Govehill to Barrowhill
                          south-west - to land called Long Tilton of Eliz widow of Thomas Apsley.

Occupied prev. George Hooper, then Thomas Hussey now Ann his widow

Other piece of land abutting:
                          south-east - to land called Short Tilton between which there was a hedge from well or
                               pump there to adjoining, in part belonging to land called Gorehill Field, but hedge 
                               was grubbed up and abuts to Short Tilton
                          north - to lands called Gorehill & Wellfield
                          north-west - to Pondfield above
                          south-west - to Long Tilton
                                                                                                        Rent 13s 2d                      [200]

also  land called Short Tilton  3 acres 3 1/2 roods
occupation as above, abutting:
                          east - to highway Ashford Town to Gorehill
                          north - to Gorehill Field
                          west - to one of 2 pieces of land above and Long Tilton
                          south - to small piece land called Long Strake?, prev. orchard and inclosed with posts
                               and rails, now removed and combined with Long Tilton.
                                                                                                        Rent 7s 6d                        [201]

also land called Long Strake, 1 rood, now with Short Tilton abutting:
                          north - to Short Tilton
                          west - to land of Eliz APSLEY purchased by her husband Thomas (dec'd) of 
                                         Henry JOLLER called Long Tilton
                          south - to lands of Lord of Manor and other land purchased by Thomas HUSSEY
                                         of George HOOPER
                          east - to garden prev. Eliz WATERMAN, with Edward now Ann HUSSEY
                                                                                                        Rent 6d                           [202]

Thomas HUSSEY by deed 1775 on marriage of his son Edward with Eliz Sarah [BRIDGE] and by 
?mother 9/10 July 1778, gave lands above to wife Ann for life then as above deeds direct.

Thos. HUSSEY dec'd [bur. 10 July 1779] Ann HUSSEY admitted.                                               [200-2]

[ Prev Court 3 Apl 1771     Next Court 5 Dec 1797]


ALSO

Thos. COLE of Ashford, carpenter, held land 7 1/2 acres abutting -
                          east - to lands of LORD OF MANOR & Stephen KEMSLEY
                          south - to lands prev. John & Margaret BLUNDELL
                          west - to land from Barrowhill to Gorehill
                          north - to lands prev. Henry TOLLER, now Eliz. APSLEY called Long Tilton

Occup. Stephen KEMSLEY                                                                 Rent 9/2d                         [74]

Thos. COLE died 11 July 1779 [ ] & by will 30th Dec. 1778, land to Samson FFARBRACE of Dover, 
gent., for life, then to Geo. FFARBRACE, gent., of Dover. Samson FFARBRACE, (by Henry 
FFARBRACE of Ashford, grocer, as attorney) admitted.


also
for land prev. part of Bull Garden, abutting -
                          north - to yard & workshop of Thos. COLE
                          west - to land of Dr. Isaac RUTTON
                          south - to back lane (part of Churchfield)
                          east - to gdn. of Rev. Stephen BARRETT & others.

Occup. Thos. COLE                                                                           Rent 1/-                            [75]


also
for moiety of land called Ashford Meadow, 7 1/2 acres, abutting -
                          east - to lands of Rev. Stephen GREENHILL, & lands late Abraham FFLINT
                                       & now his son Thos. FFLINT
                          south - to small pce. land of LORD OF MANOR, & 2 pcs. prev. Thos. HARRISON & now 
                                  Henry GOLD, ffellmonger, sometime since inclosed & lying betw. meadow & highway.
                          west - to River Stour
                          north - to lands of Thos. COLE & John DUNK

Occup. Thos. Odiarne WILLIS & John BALDOCK                                  Rent 11/8d                       [77]


also
for moiety of land called Little Princes in Willesborough
                                                                                                        Rent 1/-                            [78]


also
for moiety of land called Great & Little Cowleaze, 9 - 3 - 13p, abutting
                          south - to land prev. Richd. ATKINS, now heirs of Wm. AUSTEN
                          west - to land of Alice MACE & Grace GELLIBRAND
                          north - to Glebe lands.

Occup. John BOURNE                                                                      Rent 4/-                            [79]

Samson FFARBRACE admitted as above.

[ Prev. Court 14 Apl. 1773    Next Court 19 June 1783]

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[140]   9 March 1780 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Chas. BAKER & John SCOTT

No transactions.

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[141]   20 October 1780 Same Lord & Steward

HOMAGE: Jas. COSTEKER, Thos. CHEESMAN & John SCOTT

John DUNK of Smeeth, gent., dec'd., was tenant of moiety of land in Ashford Meadow, 
[as Thos. COLE 20 Oct. 1779]                                                            Rent 11/8d                       [94]

also Little Princes 1/- -ditto-                                                                                                      [95]

also Cowleeze 4/- -ditto-                                                                                                           [96]

[Next Court 20 Oct. 1786]

John DUNK dec'd. All prems. to son John DUNK, who is admitted & surrenders to persons in his will.

[ Prev. court 17 Oct. 1770       Next Court (94-5) 11 Apl 1787]

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[142]   28 December 1780 Same Lord, but Sampson FFARBRACE steward for this turn only.

Homage: Chas. BAKER & Thos. CHEESMAN

Thos COLE held land 1/2 acre, abutting -
                          west - to gdn. of Harriott HORTON, gdn. Anthony INGLES, & gdn. prev. Stephen
                                       ATKINS, now Jas. Allen Gorsse
                          north - to land prev. Eliz. WATERMAN, then John now Martha WATERMAN
                          east - to lands prev. John, now Mary HORTON
                          south - to gdns. of John COLLER, Saml. DEAL, Wm. WALTER, Mrs. Martha
                                       WIGHTWICK, & Edw. NORWOOD.

together with right of way to North Lane                                               Rent 10d.                          [76]

COLE surrenders to persons in his will at Court 21 Nov. 1763

By will prems. to Geo. FFARBRACE & Saml. MUNN as trustees for sale.

Geo FFARBRACE & Saml. MUNN admitted, and then surrender to Lewis WHITFELD of Ashford, tanner, 
who is admitted & surrenders to persons in his will.

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