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Tuesday 18 April 1841 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Charles BRADLEY, druggist, deceased, held messuage or tenement built by Henry STROUD on site of 
messuage occupied by John WELLER, adjoining site of old Fish Market, on east 28 ft. , on west 20ft.

Occupied by BRADLEY, then John FARMER.                                      Rent 4/-                           [293]

Admitted 26 October 1805, on surrender of Henry STROUD.

BRADLEY deceased 7 October 1827, intestate, leaving 4 brothers & sons of a deceased brother, coheirs 
in gavelkind.

William BRADLEY, (one of the brothers) admitted to 1/5 at rent of 9 3/4d [ninepence 3 farthings], and then
surrenders to Robert FURLEY on sale, consid. 30.

[ Previous Court 9 April 1832    Next Court 30 January 1846]

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Thursday 16 December 1841   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

John COBB, cornfactor, deceased, held land 1 - 2 p abutting -
                          south - to land previously LORD OF MANOR, now road from Hempstead Place to 
                                                    new Burial Ground.
                          west - to footway Churchyard to Churchfield
                          north - to land previously Thomas HAMMON, then Charles STODDART, now John VINSET
                          east - to land previously Robert COOPER, then Richard, William & now Peter RABSON.
                                                                                                        Rent 2/6                          [90]
Occupied by William TAYLOR, then John BACK, innkeeper, John RABSON, Nicholas MEERS, 
Thomas NICKOLLS, late John COBB.

COBB deceased 3 July 1840. By will dated 26 January 1835, property to wife Mary Ann & friends Edward 
HUTTON & Lewis Ambrose REEVE, as trustees for benefit of wife for life, then to children.
Will proved PCC, 26 September 1840.

Trustees admitted.

[ Previous Court 9 December 1828    Next Court 20 January 1860]


ALSO - William SHARPE of Ashford, sutler, held messuage in 3 dwellings (on site of old cottage) abutting -
                          north - to St. John's Lane
                          west - to land previously Francis CHAPLIN, now Thomas SCOTT & to corner of College lands.
                          south & east - to lands previously James POTTS, now William Beck HILLS.
                                                                                                        Rent 3d.                          [244a]
Occupied by William SWEETLOVE, Thomas EDNEY & Thomas SANDYS, since David LEWIS, widow
ARLINGTON & Charles HUCKSTEPP, now William KITE, [         ] HOOKER & [           ] MARTIN.

Admitted on surrender of William & Elizabeth DAW, 6 January 1820

By will dated 9 February 1828, property to wife Sarah for life, then to wife's sister Elizabeth, wife of William
BELSON of Langham near Sittingbourne.
William SHARPE deceased 22 March 1834 - will proved ACC 13 May 1834
Sarah SHARPE deceased 28 April 1841.
Elizabeth BELSON deceased 5 June 1836, intestate
Two sons, William BELSON (deceased 1827), leaving sons George, James & William) & John.
John BELSON admitted to one moiety, George, James & William to other.
then John BELSON of Greenstreet, Kent, labourer, & wife Margaret, surrender to John BIRD of Ashford, 
plumber & glazier, on sale, consid. 105.

repeated for George, James & William BELSON.

John BIRD admitted to both moieties.

[ Previous Court 15 January    1835 Next Court 14 September 1847]

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Wednesday 12 January 1842   
Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

John WORGER of Margate, gent., & William CULLEN of Ashford, currier, executors of Belinda WORGER of
Ashford, spinster, & Elizabeth WORGER of Wye, spinster, acknowledge repayment by Richard CARRECK 
of Dover, bricklayer, executor of William CARRECK, of 269 - 8 - 8d., secured by condtional surrender at 
Court 17 December 1825.

Also: Richard CARRECK of Ashford, bricklayer, William CARRECK of Dover, mason, Thomas CARRECK of
Ashford, bricklayer, James CARRECK of Poland St., Oxford St., Mddx., bricklayer, & Mary Ann FOWLER 
of Bilsington, widow, held - messuage or tenement abutting -
                          east - to land of Misses PIERCE, occupied by John ROGERS
                          north - to Park Field, occupied by William WALTER
                          west - to garden of Jenkin SKINNER
                          south - to other premises of CARRECK, described below
                                                                                                        Rent 4d. (part of 6d.)         [215a]
Occupied by Thomas BLACKMAN, Sarah CARRECK, John WALLIS, Charles HAYCOCK & 
Thomas BAKER

5 messuages built by William CARRECK on land to which he was admitted 2 May 1800

Surrendered to John ASHDOWN of Ashford, baker, on sale, consid. 250 with interest @ 5% secured by 
Mortgage of 12 January 1842.

Also for messuage or tenement abutting -
                          east - to footway to other premises of CARRECK
                          north - to other premises of CARRECK above
                          west - to premises of Jenkin SKINNER
                          south - to Back Lane
                                                                                                        Rent 2d. (part of 6d)        [215d] [e?]

[ Previous Court 18 December 1833    Next Court 17 April 1855]

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Wednesday 20 July 1842   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

William PARNELL of Ashford, gent., & wife Elizabeth surrender to George Howe ANDREWS of Ashford, gent., 
on sale, consid. 200 - stable & garden, now part of yard of 'Royal Oak', 1 rood of land, abutting -
                          east - to Marsh Lane
                          south - to premises previously John ROUSE, now Baptists
                          west - to lands late Sarah WHITFELD, now George WITHERDEN
                          north - to land previously Henry CREED, then John ABBOTT, William PARNELL, now 
                                                    George H. ANDREWS
                                                                                                        Rent 2/-                           [63]
Occupied by Stephen TUNBRIDGE, then Paul ANDREWS, now Charles GIBSON

Admitted 7 January 1818 on surrender of John & Mary ABBOTT.

George Howe ANDREWS admitted.


ALSO - Stephen TUNBRIDGE surrenders, subject to conditional surrender by his wife Anne at Court 26 June 
1835 to Margaret SILLS & William MORLEY to secure 1900 + interest.
Sale to South Eastern Railway, consid. 169, land shown pink on plan. total 1 - 1 - 25p
[(plan on page 488a of notes) plan gives 1 - 1 - 24p], part of land called Fourteen Acres.

also : TUNBRIDGE sells to SE Railway, land, pink on plan -
north of railway    24      2 - 3 - 22
                          25      2 - 2 -  8      5 - 1 - 30
south                  22      5 - 3 - 11
                          23      4 - 3 - 31
                          24      1 - 3 -  9
                          25      1 - 1 - 19   13 - 3 - 20
                                                    19 - 1 - 20

Consid. 1,559 - 11 - 0d.                                                                                                            [290]

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Thursday 6 April 1843   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Stephen TUNBRIDGE

Benjamin KINGSNORTH, nurseryman, surrenders to John FARMER, chemist, on sale, consid. 350

messuage & shop, abutting -
                          east - to Church Lane
                          south - to way to Church
                          north - to highway
                          west - to messuage, previously William STROUD, now James BARNES
                                                                                                        Rent 3/-                           [159]
Occupied by John PART, then Mary PART (now wife of Thomas BAKER), now Benjamin KINGSNORTH. 

John FARMER admitted.

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Thursday 12 October 1843   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Robert & Sarah HOUGHTON surrender to Harriet MUGLISTON?, widow, of Brunswick Square, Mddx., -
land with warping room & washhouse, abutting -
                          north - to gutter 23ft.
                          south - to St. John's Lane 27ft. 7in.
                          west - to land previously John THORPE, then Thomas GELLIBRAND, now 
                                                    John WORGER 65ft. 1in
                          east - to land previously John BUSHELL, then Thomas BOURNE, Felix FAGG, Joseph
                                                    SKINNER, now Sarah FUKES 76ft. 8in.
                                                                                                        Rent 4 1/2d.                     [347]
Occupied by George PATEY, then Robert HOUGHTON, senr., his widow Elizabeth, now 
Robert HOUGHTON (son.) 

[ Previous Court 17 November 1838    Next Court 18 December 1845 ]

also - building, manufactory & cottage on land previously 3 gardens of messuages in 2 dwellings, part of 
premises @ rent of 5d., and also small garden 1 rod 4in [27ft 10in] on east, & 1 rod 13ft. [29ft. 6in] on north, 
and small part of premises @ rent of 8d.

also - site of building & cottage, and land whole length on north, width 14ft. 2in. abutting -
                          north - in part to land previously John KETTLE, now Mark DORMAN, & part to land & 
                                                    cottages sold by HOUGHTON to John ASHDOWN.
                          south - to Vicarage lands
                          east - to garden of Mark DORMAN
                          west - to premises of Messrs. DUNGEY
                                                                                                        Rent 3d.                          [339a & 340]

Subject to conditional surrender to Mark DORMAN at Court 27 November 1838 to secure 700.

Conditional surrender to secure additional 300 & interest @ 5%

[ Previous Court 27 November 1838    Next Court ]

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21 December 1843
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Daniel ELLIOTT of Wye, carpenter, acknowledges receipt of 170 from John FARMER in respect of conditional
surrender by Benjamin KINGSNORTH, as at Court 6 April 1843.

Proclamation of the deaths of -
Henden HOUGHTON
John FUKES
Joseph SKINNER

ALSO : Ann BROOK of Ashford, widow of John, admitted to land abutting -
                          east - to land, previously Stephen GREENHILL, then John HAFFENDEN
                          west - to land of George ROBINSON
                          south - to messuage of John BROOK
                          north - to land of William BALDOCK
                                                                                                        Rent 1/2d [one halfpenny]     [19]
Occupied by John APSLEY, his widow Jane, J.B. HORTON, John BROOK, now his widow Ann.

By will 31 May 1817, property to wife Ann John BROOK deceased 6 December 1822
Will proved PCC 24 March 1823.

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

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Saturday 14 July 1844
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

William GUDGIN of Bridgewater Square, Mddx., excise officer & wife Harriet surrender to George H. ANDREWS 
on sale, consid. 355

messuage or tenement, abutting -
                          east - to Marsh Lane
                          west - to Baptist Meeting House
                          north - to land previously John ABBOTT, then William PARNELL, now G.H. ANDREWS
                          south -to premises previously Bridewell, now Baptists.
                                                                                                        Rent 10/-                          [56]
occupied by Philip HAWKINS, Mary BOYS, late George KILLICK.

Admitted 14 July 1830.

George H. ANDREWS admitted.

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?Thursday 19 December 1844
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Proclamation of the deaths of -
Henden HOUGHTON
John FUKES
Joseph SKINNER
John HUTTON [15 January 1844]

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[             ]  18 December 1845   
Lord: George E. JEMMETT Steward: Charles MERCER

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Marriage settlement William Alick KENNETT & Ann APSLEY
Property surrendered to trustees Thomas KENNETT, & Alexander APSLEY

land N -> S on east 85 ft. etc., & 5 tenements built by Arthur APSLEY, occupied by Thomas SLAUGHTER,
Edward REEVE, James PAIN, Sarah RAYNER & William PILCHER, abutting -
                          north - to Wesleyan Meeting House
                          east - to land previously Bertram THORNE, Philip BOGHURST, then William CRUTTENDEN
                          south - to Church field lane
                          west - to Drum or Hempstead Lane.
                                                                                                        Rent 6d.                          [169b]
Admitted 4 July 1840 to 1/3rd + 1/3rd + 1/3rd.

Trustees admitted.

[ Previous Court 4 July 1840    Next Court 16 October 1869]


ALSO : Peter RABSON of Strood & wife Elizabeth surrender to Richard RABSON, on sale, consid. 30.,
land, previously with slaughterhose, etc., now pulled down & a garden, abutting -
                          north- to Churchyard 30ft 6in.
                          south - to garden previously James COSTEKER, now John ELLIOTT 28ft. 3in.
                          east - to land previously Lewis WHITFELD, now Peter RABSON 57ft. 3in
                          west - to garden way to garden of ELLIOTT 57ft. 6in.
                                                                                                        Rent 3d.                          [59]
Admitted 18 April 1836

Richard RABSON admitted.


ALSO: Robert HOUGHTON, weaver, deceased held (subject to conditional surrender at Court 27 November 1838)
to secure 700, and at Court 12 October 1847 (to secure 300). land abutting -
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          west - to land previously John THORPE, then WORGER
                          east - to land now Sarah FUKES
                          north - to gutter
                                                                                                        Rent 4 1/2d                     [347]
                                                                                                        Rent 3d.                         [pt. 339]
etc. [ as at Court 12 October 1843]

Robert HOUGHTON deceased 27 March 1845
By will dated 9 February 1842 property to trustees for wife Sarah , William CLARK of Ashford, baker, & 
William TAYLOR, plumber.
Will proved ACC 23 May 1845
William CLARK renounced by indtre. 28 October 1845.

Trustees HOUGHTON & TAYLOR admitted.

[ Previous Court 12 October 1843    Next Court 1 May 1856]


ALSO - William Beck HILLS, previously of Ashford, but now 24 Rood Lane, Fenchurch Street, London, merchant,
surrenders to George ELLIOTT,Junior, bookseller, on sale, consid. 170.
   land, abutting -
                          east - to Marsh Lane 32ft. 3in
                          west - to cottage previously SHARP, now BIRD 36ft. 3in.
                          north - to St. John's Lane. 118 ft.
                          south - to land used as gas works, previously HILLS, now Alexander RANDALL etc. 119ft. 6in.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                           [244]
Admitted 18 December 1833 on surrender of John BRYAN

George ELLIOTT admitted.

[ Previous Court 17 September 1833    Next Court 14 September 1847]

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Friday 30 January 1846   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Charles BRADLEY, druggist, deceased, held messuage etc., as at Court 13 April 1841.

Stephen BRADLEY, only son of John BRADLEY, brother of Charles, admitted to 1/5th @ rent of 9d [9 pence 
3 farthings]                                                                                                                               [293]

Stephen BRADLEY then surrenders to Robert FURLEY

[ Last Court 13 April 1841    Next Court 18 November 1869]


ALSO - Sale to South Eastern Railway by WHITFELD, consid. 7100 for lands as plan by indtre. 2,250 paid 
to Catherine HUGHES (admitted 19 December 1839) to repay mortgage.

Francis WHITFELD, senior, deceased 23 March 1842, intestate as to his real estate.
Heirs in gavelkind Francis & Robert.

Lands mortgaged to secure 450 + 4% + 100 advanced by Catherine HUGHES -
total 1,700 + 450 + 100 = 2,250 due, but all interest paid.

By indtre. 23 March 1846 (1) Francis WHITFELD, ygr., Robert WHITFELD, Mary WHITFELD, Elizabeth
WHITFELD, & Thomas & Ann THURSTON & (2) William WHITFELD, freehold premises to Francis, Robert, 
Mary & Elizabeth WHITFELD.

Sale to Railway Company. Compensation paid to occupier George STREETER of Charing.

Copyhold land - 3 pieces called Hookwood etc., 28 acres, & rowen of 5 1/2 acres called Perilacre.
                                                                                                        Rent 36/-                          [225]

also: land, 28 acres, Shetfield etc.                                                       Rent 44/-                          [226]
and freehold land -
1a)   2 1/2 acres meadow in Goldmead, occupied by James FLINT, Robert MASCALL, Francis WHITFELD, 
        elder, now George STREETER.
1b)   cut in Gold Mead, 5 roods, abutting to copyhold land north, east & south, & to river to west. Occuoied 
        by John MASCALL, then William AUSTEN, William HARRIS, Robert MASCALL, Francis WHITFELD, 
        now George STREETER.
2)     Land, 2 - 2 - 24p , part of Sheephouse Field, at east corner, balance sold to [ EARL OF] THANET in 1816.


ALSO: George MAUDE sells to South Eastern Railway, consid. 3,500, land, East Mead, & further East Mead,
previously 7 - 3 - 8p & 10 - 0 - 7p, now 7 - 3 - 39p & 10 - 2 - 3p, abutting -
                          west - to highway
                          north - to Lord's Cut
                          east - to river
                          south - to land of Thomas KIRKBANK
On plan               40    7 - 3 - 39
                          44    9 - 3 - 27
                          51         2 - 16                           [freehold]

and Pole Bay Meadow, now Whist Mead, 7 acres, now 7 - 2 - 24p abutting -
                          south - to river & lands of THANET
                          north & east - to lands of Richard GREENHILL
                          west - to Lord's Cut.
Ref. on plan - 1                                                                                                                        [290A]

[see details & plan with conveyance details.]

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Friday 7 August 1846  
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

William SILLIBOURNE of Mersham, yeoman, administrator of William STROUD of Mersham, gent., (by letters 
of ad ministration ACC 16 May 1846) of property not administered by executor William KINGSNORTH by will 
11 July 1823, who deceased 6 March 1844, intestate, acknowledges receipt from James BARNES hardwareman,
of Ashford, on 7 August 1846,of 195 due on condtional surrender of premises at rent 7/8, by James & Mercy
BARNES at at Court 2 April 1808.
                                                                                                                                            [234]

James BARNES & wife Ann surrender -

messuage or tenement abutting -
                          east - to messuage previously John PART, now John FARMER
                          west - to messuage previously Arthur APSLEY, now Henden HOUGHTON
                          north & south - to highway.

Occupied by William POPE & Robert NYE, then William STROUD, now James BARNES.

Consideration for surrender to Mary Ann SWAIN of Canterbury, spinster, to secure 200.

[ Previous Court 2 April 1808    Next Court 2 May 1871]

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Friday 18 December 1846
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Jeremiah CHITTENDEN, late of Canterbury, now of Maidstone, farmer, surrenders to Henry Peake RAMSEY 
of Ashford, druggist, on sale (by indtre. 27 May 1811). messuage erected then converted to Methodist Meeting
House, now demolished & new Meeting House erected, abutting -
                          north - to yard & premises previously William BROWN, then Robert BROWN, John HOWLAND
                                                    & William CLARK, now Robert BRIDGE 92 ft.
                          east - to premises previously Bertram THORNE, then Philip BOGHURST, now William
                                                    CRUTTENDEN. 32ft.
                          south - to premises previously THORNE, then Arthur, now Elizabeth APSLEY 82ft.
                          west - to Hempstead or Drum Lane 32ft.
                                                                                                        Rent 6d.                          [169a]
Henry Peake RAMSEY (Methodist Trustee) admitted.


ALSO - Mary RABSON held land at rents of 2/6,1/8,5/4,1/3, & 2/6d.                            [251,252,254,255,253]
as at Court 28 November 1837.

Mary RABSON deceased 2 November 1846. By will dated 8 December 1837, all property to sister Anne. 
Will proved ACC 2 December 1846.

Anne RABSON admitted.

[ Previous Court 28 November 1837.     Next Court 7 Mar 1873.]

Proclamation of the deaths of
Martha ROGERS
Mary ELLIOTT

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Saturday 19 December 1846    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Stephen TUNBRIDGE of Ashford, baker & wife Ann, surrender to Adam SCHOALES esq., on sale, consid., 
1,995 - land with barn & pond, called Ten Acres, now 11 - 0 - 24p, abutting -
                          east - to land called Orchard
                          west - to Barrow Hill Barn pasture
                          north - to land of parish, occupied by Pierce ANDREWS, John SIDDERS, now Thomas HUNT, 
                                                     to garden late John PIERSON, now James HEALEY, & lands previously
                                                    Thomas JOY, now James STEVENS, & lands late William DEEDES, then
                                                    WILMOT, since Alexander POWER
                          south - to land late Stephen TOURNAY, now THANET

Occupied by William ALLEN, Henry Loftie RUTTON, now Rev. Edward Larson MOLESWORTH.

Occupied by James FLINT, William ALLEN, Benjamin THORPE, now William ELGAR
                                                                                                        Rent 16/4d + 1/-
plus part previously Barracks.                                                                                                    [288]

On lease to William ELGAR for 5 years from 11 October 1845 @ 42 p.a.

also : land, 11 acres, Barrow Hill Barn Pasture 6 - 1 - 34p; First Ram Field, 2 - 3 - 10p., & Second Ram 
Field 3 - 0 - 10p. abutting -
                          east - to Ten Acres & land of THANET, previously TOURNAY
                          west - to land of THANET, previously ALLEN
                          south - to Nineteen Acres
                          north - to land previously Barracks.
                                                                                                        Rent 11/4d                       [287]
Occupied by James FLINT, William ALLEN, Benjamin THORPE & Edward RAYNER, then Benjamin THORPE

Barrowhill Barn Pasture now occupied by George HARPER, lease 5 years from 11 October 1845 @ 35 p.a.
Ram Fields now occupied by Richard JENNINGS, same date @ 28 p.a.

Admitted 18 December 1833

SCHOALES admited, subject to conditional surrender to William MORLEY to secure 1,250 by indtre. 28 March
1835. (Margaret SILLS now deceased.)


ALSO : William HAYWARD, senior, previously of Willesborough, shopkeeper, late of Canterbury, yeoman,
deceased, held messuage or tenement abutting -
                          north - to messuage previously John HUTTON, then Joseph, now James JENNINGS
                          east - to messuage previously William, now Anne RABSON
                          west & south - to highway.
                                                                                                        Rent 8/4d                         [69]
Occupied by William HAYWARD (son), now William HAYWARD (grandson).

also: messuage or tenement abutting north to Churchyard, occupied by Widow ILLDEN, now James LILLY.

also : slaughterhouse, pound & stable, previously occupied by Thomas CHEESEMAN, then William HAYWARD
(son), now William HAYWARD, (grandson).
                                                                                                        Rent 10d.                         [70]

also: messuage with lodge & garden, occupied by [ ] ELSE, George RAINS, late John MILLEN
                                                                                                        Rent 6d                           [218]

William HAYWARD admitted 3 May 1805 for life, on surrender of John IMPETT of Edinburgh, esq., 
& deceased 17 May 1825.
By will 16 June 1818, property to son William. Proved ACC 22 November 1825.

William HAYWARD (son) deceased during lifetime of father, 12 October 1819, leaving sons William, John, 
George & Edward.
William HAYWARD (grandson) admitted, & then surrenders to Richard GREENHILL, tanner, on sale, 
consid. 900.

[ Previous Court 3 May 1805    Next Court 23 Septmber 1867.]

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Tuesday 14 September 1847
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

George ELLIOTT, ygr., bookseller, surrenders to Thomas SUSANS of Folkestone, draper, on sale, consid. 354
land with stable abutting -
                          east - to Marsh Lane, previously 32ft. 3in, now 48ft.
                          west - to 3 cottages, previously William SHARP, now John BIRD
                          previously 36ft.6in, now 42ft. 9in.
                          north - to St. John's Lane, previously 118ft., now 117ft. 3in.
                          south - to land previously Alex. RANDALL etc., now Ashford Gas & Coke previously 119ft. 6in,
                                                     now 119ft. 3in.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                           [244]
Admitted 18 December 1845

Thomas SUSANS admitted.

[ Previous Court 18 December 1845    Next Court 11 April 1849 ]


ALSO : John BIRD, plumber, deceased, held messuage or tenement in 3 dwellings (42ft. on every side), abutting -
                          north - to St. John's Lane
                          west - to land previously Francis CHAPLIN, now Thomas SCOTT & College land
                          south - to land previously James POTTS, now Gas Company
                          east - to land of Thomas SUSANS
                                                                                                        Rent 3d.                           [244a]
Occupied by William SWEETLOVE, Thomas EDNEY & Thomas SANDYS, since David LEWIS, 
Widow ARLINGTON & Thomas EDNEY, then LEWIS, ARLINGTON & Charles HUCKSTEPP, now 
William KITE, [         ]HOOKER & [        ] MARTIN.

Admitted 16 December 1841.

By will dated 8 June 1847, property to son John BIRD for life, then to his children, or in default to children of 
John BIRD senior, i.e. Mary, Ann, Robert & Elizabeth.
Deceased 25 June 1845. Proved ACC 2 September 1847.

Robert BIRD of Ashford, plumber & G.W. LEWIS, draper admitted as trustees.

[ Previous Court 16 December 1841    Next Court 28 June 1871 ]


ALSO : Edward STODDART of Ashford, gent., & Henry Loftie RUTTON, now of Moyallen, County Down, surrender
on sale to James HARTLEY of Ashford, greengrocer, consid. 200 : shop, previously butchers, glaziers, then
house, then lampdressers, lately pastry cooks, now greengrocers abutting -
                          north - to lane
                          south - to Manor waste
                          east - to Manor waste & footway
                          west - to messuage previously Anthony HILLS, since Edward BARTON, now occupied by
                                                     William ELGAR
                                                                                                        Rent 6/4d                         [184]
Occupied William PHILLIPS, Charles FOWLER, now James HEALEY

Admitted 4 December 1826

Also : land on south side, 6ft. in front, 12ft. behind x 6ft., part of waste lately enclosed by HEALEY with consent 
of Lord (new - rent assessed by homage)                                               Rent 6d.                         [184a]

James HEALEY admitted.

[ previous Court 4 December 1826    Next Court 11 October 1866]

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Thursday 6 April 1848   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS

Mark DORMAN acknowledges repayment of above 200, then James HAMILTON surrenders to Edward LOVE 
of Charing, butcher, on sale consid. 100.
                                                                                                                                               [360]
Premises now described as abutting -
                          north - to gutter & premises previously HAMILTON, now Edward LOVE
                          west - to lands of Baptists, occupied by John MEADOWCROFT
                          south - to 2 cottages of Sarah SKINNER, between premises & St. John's Lane
                          east - to garden of George WITHERDEN, now occupied by George ELLIOTT

Occupied previously by Thomas JOHNSON, now James HAMILTON.

Edward LOVE admitted.

[ Previous Court 6 April 1840    Next Court 23 February 1870]


ALSO : John HUTTON, miller, held moiety of 3 pieces of land, Great & Little Cowleeze, & Footway Field, 9 - 3 - 16p., abutting -
                          east - to River Stour
                          south - to lands previously William WATERMAN, elder, now Charles MERCER
                          west - to land previously Josias MACE, then devisees of Robert MASCALL
                          north - to Parsonage Glebe
                                                                                                        Rent 4/-                           [96]
Occupied by John DUNK, John BOURNE, William WATERMAN, elder, Henry & William WATERMAN, ygr., 
John HUTTON, now George STONHAM & Thomas ELLIOTT.

Admitted 24 April 1815. By will 31 July 1843 to trustees for sale. Deceased 15 January 1844. 
Will proved PCC 22 February 1844.

Trustees Edward STODDART, Edward SIMONDS & Robert FURLEY admitted.


ALSO : Trustees of HUTTON acknowledge repayment by Mary HOUGHTON of 550 secured by conditional
surrender of 4 May 1825. [296]

ALSO : Henden HOUGHTON held messuage or tenement, now occupied by widow Mary.
                                                                                                        Rent 1/4d                        [296]

Henden HOUGHTON deceased [        ] & by will dated 14 July 1842 premises to wife Mary.
Will proved ACC, 23 November 1842.
Mary HOUGHTON admitted.

[ Previous Court 5 May 1825    Next Court 16 November 1870]


ALSO : John FUKES, miller, held land, with privy, now part of garden, ( length 32 1/2ft by 8ft. 11in) abutting -
                          west - to land previously Josias SKINNER, now his widow
                          east - to Baptists
                          north - to gutter
                          south - to St. John's Lane 
                                                                                                        Rent 7d.                          [137]
Admitted 25 February 1834


also : land with premises erected by Josias SKINNER, abutting
                          north - to gutter 23ft.
                          south - to St. John's Lane 18ft. 10 in
                          west - to land previously Martha PARKIN, then Samuel FUKES then Widow HOUGHTON 
                                                    76ft. 8in.
                          east - to other premises of SKINNER 86ft. 8in
                                                                                                        Rent 4 1/2d.                     [136]
Occupied by Charles, then Felix, Elizabeth FAGG, Josias SKINNER, John now Sarah FUKES 
Admitted 25 February 1834 & deceased [ 184?]. 
By will 14 September 1839, premises to trustees for sale. Proved ACC 22 February 1840.

Stephen HART, sole remaining trustee, admitted.

[ Previous Court 136/7 25 February 1834    Next Court 3 October 1872]


ALSO : James JENNINGS, hairdresser, held, subject to dower of mother Jane, messuage & shop, length 
26 ft. abutting -
                          east - to other shop of JENNINGS
                          south - to shop previously HAYWARD, now GREENHILL
                          west & north - to highway
                                                                                                        Rent 10/8d                      [211]
and land called Twitton. 


also : messuage or tenement abutting -
                          west & south - to shop above
                          east - to shop of Ann RABSON
                          north - to highway
                                                                                                        Rent 9d.                         [ 212 ]

All now one shop, occupied by Joseph JENNINGS, now widow Jane.

Admitted 9 April 1832, & deceased 9 February 1848. By will dated 24 March 1846, property to mother Jane.
Proved ACC 6 May 1848.

Jane JENNINGS admitted.

[Previous Court 9 April 1832        ]

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Tuesday 20 June 1848  
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

William JEMMETT, banker, held messuage or tenement abutting -
                          north - to messauge previously George, then William JEMMETT
                          west - to highway
                          east & south - to other copyhold lands of JEMMETT

Occupied by Daniel FAIRBRASS, Vincent FOWLER, John TINDALL, now Thomas TALBOT. 
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                          [231]

By will 22 December 1847 property to trustee, partner Virgil POMFRET of Tenterden, & nephew Richard DAWES
of Throgmorton Street, London. Deceased 23rd December 1847. Will proved PCC 30 May 1848.
also : - land with messuage, now taken down, abutting -
                          north & east - to land previously Richard, then Thomas Adnet FURBY, & John VINCE, late
                                                     William JEMMETT
                          west & south west - to highway.
                                                                                                        Rent 6d.                         [230]
Occupied as above 

also : - messuage now rebuilt as several dwellings abutting -
                          east & south - to messuage previously George, now William JEMMETT
                          west - to messuage previously John William Cooper POPE, now John & William Cooper POPE
                                                     & premises of George, then William JEMMETT
                          north - to highway.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                          [233]
Occupied by Thomas FELLOWES, then Messrs. JEMMETT & Sons, attornies, as their office, since 
John HUTCHINGS, William FOSTER, & Daniel FAIRBRASS, now Richard SPRING, Martha FORSTER, & 
George ALLEN.

Admitted 11 April 1831.

also : - land 3 - 3 - 0p abutting -
                          east - to River Stour
                          north - to land of JEMMETT & land of George William CARTWRIGHT
                          south & west - to other lands of JEMMETT
                                                                                                        Rent 4/6d.                        [113]
Occupied by William JEMMETT, now William BURRA 

Admitted 20 April 1833.

also: - small part of waste, enclosed 1834, now part of shrubbery in Marsh Lane.
Never presented at Court. [new]                                                           Rent 3d.                          [230A]


also : - messuage or tenement etc. abutting -
                          east - to garden previously James BANKS, now Thomas BACK 6 rods 7ft. [106ft.]
                          south - to land of JEMMETT 12 1/2rods[206ft. 3in]
                          west - to messuage of JEMMETT 7rods 7ft. [122ft. 6in.]
                          north - to highway 13 1/2rods[222ft. 9in.]
                                                                                                        Rent 8d.                           [112]
Occupied by William JEMMETT, then William BURRA 

Then trustees surrender to William BURRA on sale, consid. 15, land at rent of: 6d                       [230]
                                                                                                                    4d                       [231]
                                                                                                                 4/6d                       [113]
                                                                                                                    3d new                [28a]
                                                                                                                    8d                       [112]

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25 October 1848, 0ut of Court


Thomas WHITFELD of Lewes, esq., & wife Ann, surrender to James MacGREGOR of Gloucester Square,
Middlesex, on sale, consid. 300 - land, 3 - 1 - 8p , part of that to which he was admitted 26 June 1835, as 
shown pink on plan attached.                                                                                                    [281]

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Wednesday 11 April 1849   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Thomas SUSANS, of Folkestone, draper, (admitted 14 Sep. 1847) surrenders to William BURRA of Ashford, esq.,
on sale, consid. 275, land with stable etc., abutting -
                          east - to Marsh Lane, previously 32ft. 3in., now 48ft.
                          west - to 3 cottages, previously William SHARP, now devisees of John BIRD 36ft.6in/42ft. 9in.
                          north - to St. John's Lane 118ft./ 117ft. 3in
                          south - to land previously Alex. RANDALL, now Gas. Co 119ft. 6in/119 ft. 3in.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                         [244] .
William BURRA admitted.

[Previous Court 14 September 1847

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Indtre 17 October 1849 - Frederick William CURTEIS, of Stirford Houses, Corsley, Wilts, esq., & George
DAWES of Angel Court, Throgmorton Street, London. By will of Thomas WITHERDEN of Wissenden in
Bethersden, 17 May 1796, & codicil 7 July 1800, property to F.W. CURTEIS ; Indtre to defeat tail made.

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Monday 1 April 1850    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Thomas SCOTT & wife Ann held (admitted 22 January 1828), moiety of land & messuage in 3 dwellings, abutting -
                          west - to land previously YATES & CARTWRIGHT, then George LEPINE, & devisees of Robert
                                                     HOUGHTON 4 rods 3ft. [69ft.]
                          north - to St. John's Lane 4 rods 7 1/2ft. [73 1/2ft.]
                          east - to land previously William DAWE, then William SHARPE 24 1/2 ft.
                          south - to lands of Vicar 3 rods 1ft. [ 50 1/2ft.]
                                                                                                        Rent 2d.                          [349]
Occupied by George GOLDSACK, Francis CHAPLIN, Thomas BLACKMAN & William BAYHAM, & 
George MILLER.


also SCOTT admitted on surrender of William & Mary STOKES to other moiety.
Ann SCOTT deceased 28 July 1847.

By will of Thomas SCOTT, dated 6 July 1847, property to son Thomas Ebenezer SCOTT , & son-in-law Edward
HAYWARD (& daughter Mary Ann). Deceased 31 October 1849. Will proved PCC 11 December 1849.
Edward HAYWARD admitted & then surrenders (not on sale) to Thomas Ebenezer SCOTT.

Thomas E. Scott then admitted to other moiety.

[Previous Court 22 December 1828    Next Court 29 January 1904.]

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5 June 1850    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & John DUNGEY

Thomas WITHERDEN held land, with coal & necessary house, garden to freehold messuage, previously 
Thomas TOURNAY, then Sarah WHITFELD, since Elizabeth BAYLEY, abutting -
                          east - from gutter from yard of messuage previously TOURNAY, then Sarah WHITFELD, 
                                                    Richard RABSON, John SAMSON, late Thomas JOHNSON, to gutter 
                                                    landing in Royal Oak Yard 46ft.
                          south - to south part of necessary house to yard of Thomas TOURNAY 36ft.
                                                                                                        Rent 10d.                         [358]
Land open to next described land. 

Admitted 16 October 1795 [no - 16 October 1801.]     Next Court 19 January 1855].


also : - land with woodlodge, south part of above garden, occupied by Sarah WHITFELD, then Elizabeth BAYLEY,
& enclosed with brick wall on east & south. abutting -
                          north - to land above 36ft.
                          east - to yard of Baptist Meeting House
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          west - to passage to messuage of TOURNAY.
                                                                                                        Rent 1/-                           [359]

Will of WITHERDEN, 17 May 1796, all property to William PATTERSON of Iborden in Biddenden, Rev. Henry
FRIEND of Frittenden, & George NORWOOD of Charing, for son George & his children, or in default to cousin 
Ann, wife of Thomas JACKSON, and children, or in default to William CURTEIS, son of cousin Elizabeth, wife of
William CURTEIS, elder.

WITHERDEN deceased 7 July 1800, will proved PCC 21 August 1800.

PATTERSON deceased before WITHERDEN. FRIEND & NORWOOD admitted at Court 16 October 1801
Henry FRIEND deceased March 1805.
Will of George NORWOOD, 28 February 1818. Property to nephew Weller
NORWOOD. Deceased 30 December 1818. Probate PCC 10 July 1819 to
brother Francis NORWOOD.

George WITHERDEN deceased 30 September 1849. Only daughter deceased 26
April 1804, aged 15 months.
Ann JACKSON deceased 27 January 1812 without issue .

William CURTEIS, junior, married Infield HARRIS, 13 May 1806 at Camberwell, & deceased February 1832, 
buried Greenwich, leaving issue only one son Frederick William CURTEIS, born February & baptised 14 May 
1815 at Camberwell.

By indtre. premises to Weller NORWOOD, who is admitted & then surrenders to Frederick William CURTEIS.

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Thursday 4 July 1850    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Alexander APSLEY, builder, surrenders to John FOWLER, carpenter, on sale, consid 120. land, on which John,
father of Alexander APSLEY erected carpenter's shop, 4 3/4 rods abutting -
                          north - to Back Lane 21 ft.
                          west - to land previously John & now Widow BROOK 60 ft. 8in.
                          south - to messuage of [Stephen] LAWRANCE & land of freehold premises purchased by
                                                     FOWLER fromAPSLEY 26 ft. 4in.
                          east - to land previously Thomas HAFFENDEN, now John BACK 60ft. 8in.
                                                                                                        Rent 1d.                           [147a]
Admitted 31 December 1840.

John FOWLER admitted.

[ Previous Court 31 December 1840    Next Court 19 June 1863]

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