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Thursday 6 November 1851   
Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Josias SKINNER, tailor & draper, held messuage or tenement in 2 dwellings, previously stable, built by 
Felix FAGG abutting -
                         north - to garden previously George WITHERDEN now F.W. CURTEIS 27ft.
                         south - to St. John's Lane 32 ft. 10 in.
                         east - to passage of CURTEIS 26ft. 4in.
                                                                                                    Rent 2/-                                [91]
with right of way to Court Gate.
Occupied by James BRIGHT & Widow MASON, Sarah (widow of Jos.) SKINNER, now Samuel SKINNER &
another.

By will of Jos. SKINNER [in full] property to be sold, including house in which he dwelt, & house adjoining
occupied by Lewis REEVE, & cottages in St. John's Lane etc. for benefit of wife Sarah for life, then to all 
brothers & sisters of self & wife.

Josias SKINNER deceased May 1841. Probate ACC 4 September 1841.  PRC 17 110/589]
Sarah SKINNER deceased 23 March 1850 (both buried Bethel Chapel, Brabourne).

Property not sold, and surviving Sarah SKINNER, & Catherine POPE, widow, and only brother of Sarah 
- Joseph BANKS, farmer, of Ashford.

SKINNER, POPE & BANKS admitted.
then Samuel SKINNER, tailor, & wife Jane, Joseph BANKS of Wye, labourer, & Catherine POPE, widow, of 
Hythe, surrender to Thomas E. Scott, on sale, consideration 70.

Thomas Ebenezer SCOTT admitted.

[ Previous Court 27 October 1812    Next Court 29 June 1904]

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Thursday, 4 March 1852   
Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Ann BROOK, widow, deceased, held garden (previously part of Timber Yard), abutting -
                         east - to land previously Alex APSLEY, now John FOWLER
                         west - to land now Rev. Samuel HILLS 66ft.
                         south - to garden, previously John, then Ann BROOK 16ft. 9in.
                         north - to land previously William BALDOCK, now called George Lane
                                                                                                    Rent 1/2d [one halfpenny]       [19]
Occupied by John, then Ann BROOK 

By will of Ann BROOK dated 13 May 1848, property to Henry HUTTON of Battersea, miller.
Deceased 8 March 1851. Probate PCC 23 March 1851.

Henry HUTTON admitted, and then surrenders to Harriet DEUDNEY of Ashford, spinster, on sale, consideration 20.
Harriet DEUDNEY admitted.

[ Previous Court 21 December 1843 Next Court 10 November 1853]

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Wednesday 4 August 1852    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Samuel HILL, clerk, held moiety of land, now with stable etc. abutting -
                         north - to copyhold land, previously William BALDOCK, then DELMAR & Co.
                         east - to land previously BROOK, now Harriet DEUDNEY 58ft. 3in.
                         south - to messuage previously Charles HAFFENDEN, then Samuel HILL 25ft. 2in
                         west - to land of Jehu JOY
                                                                                                    Rent 1/4d [one farthing]         [222a]
Occupied by Elizabeth ROBINSON, then HAFFENDEN, then HILL.

By will dated 8 July 1851, property to nephews Rev. Joseph Hill GRICE & Rev. William GRICE. 
Deceased 9 April 1852. Probate PCCC 14 June 1852
J.H. GRICE & William GRICE admitted to one moiety.
Jane Stephana HILL, widow of Samuel, to the other. 
                                                                                                    Rent 1/4d [one farthing].

J.H. GRICE of Upton-on-Severn, Worcs., Wm. GRICE of Leamington Priors, Warks., & J.S. HILL of Ashford,
surrender to John LINOM, of Ashford, on sale, consideration, 135.

John LINOM admitted.

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Thursday 23 December 1852   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

James WALL, deceased, held land called Longstrake, 1 rood, garden, then orchard, now pasture, & laid open 
to Short Tilton, abutting -
                         north - to Short Tilton
                         west - to Long Tilton
                        south - to land previously LORD OF MANOR, then George WALTER, now SHEPHERD & MARES
                         east - to garden of WALL
                                                                                                          Rent 3d. + 3d.                [202]
Occupied by William, then James WALL 


By will 4 January 1848 property to executors Richard GREENHILL & Robert FURLEY.
Deceased 22 February 1852 - Probate 23 April 1852.

also: land, Short Tilton 3 - 3 - 20p abutting -
                         east - to highway Ashford to Gorehill
                         north - to Gorehill Field
                         west - to Long Tilton
                         south - to Longstrake
                                                                                                        Rent 3/9 + 3/9d                [201]
                          
also: 2 pieces land, 7 - 0 - 20p, previously part of 11 acres. One part, Poundfield, abutting -
                          southeast - to other part
                          north & west - to Wellfield, & highway Gorehill to Barrowhill
                          southwest - to Long Tilton

and land now open to Short Tilton, abutting -
                          southeast - to Short Tilton
                          north & west - to Wellfield
                          northwest - to Poundfield
                          southwest - to Long Tilton
                                                                                                        Rent 6/7 + 6/7d                [200]

also: Ashford Meadow, 7 acres, abutting -
                          east - to land of Richard GREENHILL & others, & land previously William JEMMETT, now 
                                                    Sir Edward Cholmely DERING
                          south - to land of LORD OF MANOR, & 2 small pieces, previously Henry GOLD, & enclosed 
                                                    by him, now occupied by George BRIDGER & others
                          west - to River
                          north - to lands previously FARBRACE, William WALL & James WALL.
                                                                                                        Rent 11/8d.                       [94]

also: land called Little Princes at Willesborough. 
                                                                                                        Rent 1/-                            [95]

Executors GREENHILL & FURLEY admitted.
also: land with messuage now called "Star House", length 5 3/4 rods & 5 3/4 + 1/2 rods on other
breadth 4 3/4 rods., abutting -
                          south - to turnpike Ashford to Hythe
                          east, west & north - to land previously HORTON, now Richard GREENHILL.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d. [321]
Occupied now [      ] BALDOCK 

Admitted 10 December 1811.

By will as above, premises to Richard GREENHILL, who is admitted.

[ Previous Court 10 December 1811. Next Court 23 September 1867 (321) 27 March 1871 ]

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Monday 17 January 1853   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS

Henry, EARL OF THANET, held moiety of land, previously Couch Grass, now Tournay Field, previously 5 - 1 - 36p,
but with 36p sold to SE Railway.

Occupied by Stephen TOURNAY, now James BRIDGE, abutting -
                          north - to land previously Stephen TUNBRIDGE, now Adam SCHOALES
                          west - to land of SCHOALES & Railway Company.
                          south - to land of George E. JEMMETT, & Railway Company.
                          east - to land previously RUTTON, now J.E.L. MOLESWORTH
                                                                                                        Rent 4/3 + 4/3d                 [289b]
[part. to S.E. Railway @ 7d.] (apport.) 

By will 2 December 1848 to lawful heirs, or in default to Henry Charles HOARE, of Fleet Street, London, &
Rowland Nevitt BENNETT of Lincoln's Inn, for benefit of Richard TUFTON of Hothfield.

Henry, EARL OF THANET, deceased 12 June 1849. Probate PCC.
Henry Charles HOARE deceased 14 January 1853.

also - land, 6 acres, part of Hempstead Wood , abutting -
                          north - to land previously TUNBRIDGE, now Railway
                          east - to Bull Meadow
                          south - to river.
                                                                                                        Rent 4/- + 4/-                    [284]
Occupied by John COBB, now his executors 

Admitted 29 May 1834.

R.N. BENNETT, surviving trustee, admitted.

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Thursday, 24 February 1853   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS

Edward VINCER of Chatham, James VINCER of Brabourne surrendered to Charles VINCER of 23 Sutton Road,
Commercial Road East, Mddx., revenue officer, on sale, consideration 50

land 1 - 1 - 20p in Mersham (moiety)                                                     Rent 1/-                           [261]

Admitted with PREBBLE, (now deceased) 11 December 1840.

[ last Court 11 December 1840    Next Court 15 January 1856]

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Wednesday, 3 August 1853   
Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Thomas WHITFELD of Lewes surrenders to Geogre Frederick WILKS, surgeon, on sale, consideration 150

land with coachhouse, etc., 1 rood, abutting -
                          north - to land previously LEWIS, now Thomas WHITFELD, called Pell Hill Field, & land now
                                                     Robert FURLEY.
                          southeast - to lands described next
                          west - to house previously WHITFELD, now WILKS, & garden previously William JEMMETT 
                                                    now Robert FURLEY
                                                                                                        Rent 6d.                          [344]

also: land, 3 - 33p (part now walled garden) abutting -
                          north - to Pell Hill
                          east - to land previously Robert MASCALL, now Thomas BROOKS
                          west - to land described above
                          south - to land described below & land previously Mary HORTON, now Richard LEWIS.
                                                                                                        (apport) Rent 1/6d             [345]

also : land 1/2 acre abutting -
                          west - to garden of devisees of James LEWIS of "Red Lion", garden previously Elizabeth
                                                    WHITFELD, now Elizabeth PHILPOTT, widow, & garden previously 
                                                    George KNOTT, now John ELLIOTT
                          north - to lands described above
                          east - to lands previously HORTON, now Richard LEWIS
                          south - to gardens previously John Henry SMITH, Edward FIELD, Thomas POWSEY, & 
                                                    John NORWOOD, now Edward FIELD, John ELLIOTT devisees of 
                                                    William Rickman JEFFERY etc.
                                                                                                        Rent 10d.                         [76]
3 pieces (except walled garden) now one field, occupied by G.F. WILKS

George Frederick WILKS admitted.

[ Previous Court 26 June 1835    Next Court 8 April 1925]

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Monday 29 August 1853
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Adam SCHOALES, now of Southhampton & wife Elizabeth surrender to William BURRA, on sale, 
condsideration 2000

land Ten Acres, but 11 - 0 - 2p abutting -
                          east - to Orchard
                          west - to Barrowhill barn pasture
                          north - to land of Trustees of Poor, occupied Pierce ANDREWS, then John SIDDERS, (part of
                                    Barracks), other of their land now garden occupied by John PIERSON, now William
                                    HEALEY, lands of Thomas JOY, now James STEVENS & lands previously William
                                    DEEDES, then Alexander POWER, now Adam SCHOALES
                          south - to land previously Stephen TOURNAY, EARL OF THANET, now Sir Richard TUFTON
                                                                                                        Rent 16/4d                      [288]
Occupied William ELGAR 
and part previous Barracks                                                                  Rent 1/-                          [288]


also, land, 3 pieces, previously 2, 11 acres
                          Barrow Hill Barn Pasture   6 - 1 - 34p
                          First Ram Field                2 - 3 - 10p
                          Second Ram Field           3 - 0 - 10p       total = 12 - 1 - 24p
abutting -
                          east - to Ten Acres & land of THANET, previously TOURNAY, now TUFTON
                          west - to land previously ALLEN, then THANET, now TUFTON
                          south - to Nineteen Acres
                          north - to Barrack Ground
                                                                                                        Rent 11/4d                       [287]
Occupied: Edward RAYNER 

William BURRA admitted.

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Tuesday 11 October
1853    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Harriet DEUDNEY, spinster, surrenders to David LAWRENCE of Strood, gent., on sale, consideration 25

lands as at 4 March 1852                                                                     Rent 1/2d [one halfpenny]    [19]

David LAWRENCE admitted.

[ Last Court 4 March 1852     Next Court 5 November 1859]

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Saturday 22 October 1853   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Rev. J.E. MOLESWORTH, now of Rochdale Lanes, surrenders by attorney
Alfred Delmar BULLIN to William BURRA, on sale consideration 400

land with barn, Upper Oxenfield, now 2 - 3 - 10p, abutting -
                          south - to Lower Oxenfield of George E. JEMMETT
                          east - to Little Cow Field of Thomas J. STARTUP
                          north - to Ten Acres of of William BURRA
                          west - to Tournay Field of Sir Richard TUFTON
                                                                                                        Rent 3/-                           [289e]
Occupied by William ALLEN, then Henry L. RUTTON, now Francis BROTHERS.

Admitted 13 April 1836. 

William BURRA admitted.

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Thursday 9 March 1854   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

John DUNGEY surrenders to Edward Watson SIMONDS in accordance with arrangements made to settle
partnership matters and accounts -

land with edifice abutting -
                          east - to land previously Grace WHITFELD, then Thomas STARTUP, now heirs of 
                                                    Robert HOUGHTON
                          south - to yard, previously garden of Samuel FLINT 20 1/2ft.
                          west - to land previously Edward CHITTENDEN, now John THURSTON
                          north - to messuage, previously Thomas FLINT, now John THURSTON 16ft. length 6p 4ft. [103ft.]
                                                                                                        Rent 10p                           [118]

also: garden 32 ft. x 22 1/2ft., now enclosed, previously orchard, then garden of Mary EVERDEN, widow, abutting -
                          east - to land of Grace WHITFELD, now widow of Robert HOUGHTON
                          south & west - to land previously Edward CHITTENDEN
                          north - to land above
                                                                                                        Rent 2 1/2 d.                      [119]
Occupied by Elizabeth DAWSON, then Edward CHITTENDEN, now [?] John THURSTON.


also: building, previously malthouse, 44ft. x 12 1/2ft on east, & 12ft. on west, abutting-
                          west - to land previously Thomas FLINT & land previously John DAY, now JohnTUNBRIDGE
                          north - to tenements above
                          east - to lands previously Thomas FLINT, then CHITTENDEN, now THURSTON
                          south - to land described below
                                                                                                        Rent 8 1/2d                       [124]

also : land previously orchard, now garden, 23p., abutting -
                          east - to land of WHITFELD, then STARTUP, then HOUGHTON
                          south - to land of College
                          west - to land described below
                          north - to land above Rent 12d [125]


also: land abutting to land previously CHITTENDEN, now THURSTON, to east 73ft. 5in, then turning west 10ft. 6in.,
then south 3ft. 8in, then west again 20ft. 5in. south - to lands of Vicar length S -> N on west 68ft. 1in abutting - 
to lands late John DAN, then Richard HAMMON, now John TUNBRIDGE, & to land previously John PAYNE, then
Richard HAMMON, now John TUNBRIDGE. W -> E on north 38 ft. 6in, abutting to other part of lands and to
necessary house, previously John PAYNE, then HAMMON, now TUNBRIDGE
This land enclosed by brick wall.
                                                                                                        Rent 8d.                           [182a]
Admitted 12 July 1835

Edward Watson SIMONDS admitted.

[ Previous Court 14 July 1835,    Next Court 10 October 1885]

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Friday, 27 October, 1854   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS

Mark DORMAN surrenders to James Williams, on sale, consideration 190 of part of land -

(1) All that messuage, formerly office of Messrs. MUNN & JEMMETT, with part of yard, pink on plan, to which
DORMAN was admitted 31 August 1835.

(2) and tenement & yard coloured yellow, to which DORMAN was admitted 3 January 1827.

Apportioned rents 4d + 1d = 5d
                                                                                                                                  [pt.101] [pt.340]
James WILLIAMS admitted.

(1) abutting -
                          north - to gutter
                          west - to lands of Grace WHITFELD
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          east - to way between premises & those previously John READER, now DORMAN
                                                                                                        Rent 10d.
Charles & Mark DORMAN admitted 24 January 1812 on surrender of Harry HOWLAND.
Mark DORMAN admitted to moiety 31 August 1835 on surrender of Charles DORMAN.

(2) Mark DORMAN admitted on surrender of devisees of Robert HOUGHTON, 3 January 1827 to premises
adjoining messuage, late John VIRRILL, on north, occupied by widow STEVENS & Samuel LEWIS, & other
messuage near, occupied by Robert MILLS, David FORSTER, Charlotte BARNARD, spinster, widow BARNARD,
and [         ] BALDOCK. Land 4 1/2 rods on west, 3 1/2 rods on north, 3 rods 9 feet on south, abutting -
                          east - to lands previously Mary DREWRY, then DORMAN
                          north - to messuage of VIRRILL
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          west - to messuage of Edward CHITTENDEN, then John THURSTON reserving to HOUGHTON
                                    land , now with 3 cottages, occupied by William BROWN, [       ] BARTLETT, & widow
                                    SHARPE, then William BROWN, George DAVIS & John BRIDGE.

Mark DORMAN surrenders to James WILLIAMS of Ashford, shoemaker, on sale, consideration 190, part of
premises i.e. tenement, previously used by MUNN & JEMMETT together with land coloured pink on plan, and 
also tenement & yard coloured yellow.
                                                                              Rents apportioned : 4d [pt. 101] and 1d [pt. 340]
consolidated as 5d.

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Friday 19 January 1855   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Frederick William CURTEIS of St. Leonards, Sussex, by attorney William BAYLEY, surrenders to George 
How ANDREWS, innkeeper, on sale, consideration 150 - small piece of land with coalhouse, etc., being 
copyhold part of messuage of CURTEIS, abutting -
                          east - from gutter of yard of messuage, previously Thomas JOHNSON, now Edward LOVE, 
                                   to gutter leading into yard of Royal Oak, 46ft. from thence E -> W by south side to 
                                   south part of necessary house, & then to yard previously Thomas TOURNAY, then
                                   Thomas JOHNSON 36ft.
                                                                                                        Rent 10d.                         [358]
then laid open to land described below.

also : land, being south part of above garden, with brick wall on east & south, abutting -
                          east - to yard of Baptists
                          north - to land above on north 36ft.
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          west - to passage
                                                                                                        Rent 1/-                           [359]


Occupied by Elizabeth BAYLEY, now George ELLIOTT.

Admitted 5 June 1850

George H. ANDREWS admitted.

[ Previous Court 5 June 1850    Next Court 16 October 1869]

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[       ] 17 April 1855   
Lord George E. JEMMETT Steward Robert FURLEY

William CARRECK, James CARRECK, & Mary Ann FOWLER, deceased intestate.

Richard & Thomas CARRECK hold (subject to conditional surrender to John ASHDOWN, 12 January 1842 to
secure 250), and now surrender to George Alexander LEWIS on sale, consideration 30 ( + mortgage debt.):

Five messuages or tenements occupied by Thomas BLACKMAN, Sarah CARRECK, John WALLIS, Charles
HAYCOCK, & Thomas BAKER, abutting -
                          east - to land previously PIERCE, now RIGDEN & DELMAR, occupied by Charles ROGERS .
                          north - to Park Field, occupied by Charles HARRISON
                          west - to garden of Mrs. Jenkin SKINNER
                          south - to premises previously CARRECK, now John ASHDOWN.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d                          [215d]
Previously William CARRECK, admitted 2 May 1800

Admitted 17 September 1833.

George A. LEWIS admitted.

[ Previous Court 12 January 1842    Next Court 11 October 1866

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Tuesday, 15 January 1856.  
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Edward VINCER of Chatham & James VINCER of Braboune surrender to Charles VINCER of 23 Sutton Street,
Commercial Road East, Middlesex, revenue officer, on sale, consideration 74 -

land in Mersham (moiety)                                                                      Rent 1/-                          [261]

[ Previous Court 15 January 1856     Next Court 1894]

ALSO - John R. BISHOPP acknowledges repayment by Edward W. SIMONDS, of 500 secured by conditional
surrender 19 January 1838, of lands at rents of 6d + 6d.
                                                                                                                                               [32]

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Thursday 1 May 1856   
Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS

Mark DORMAN acknowledges repayment by Sarah, wife of Edward VANE of Ashford, weaver, & William 
TAYLOR of Birmingham, plumber, executors of Robert HOUGHTON, weaver, 700 secured by condtional 
surrender of lands at rents of 4 1/2d & 3d. at Court 27 November 1838                                          [347 & 339]
 
Lucy CRUTTENDEN of Queen's Road, Bayswater, spinster, & George Martin RANKHAM of 31 Moorgate, London,
gent., executors of Harriet MUGLISTON, deceased, acknowledge receipt from Sarah VANE & William TAYLOR of
300 secured by conditional surrender at Court 12 October 1843 of premises at rent of 3d.


Edward & Sarah VANE, & William VANE surrender to Edward VANE on sale, consideration 350. land, previously
with forge etc. abutting -
                          north - to gutter 23ft.
                          south - to St. John's Lane 27ft. 7in
                          west - to lands previously THORPE, then GELLIBRAND, now John WORGER 65ft. 1in.
                          east - to land previously John BUSHELL,then Thomas BONNER, Felix FAGG, Josias SKINNER,
                                                     now or late John FUKES 76ft. 8in
                                                                                                        Rent 4 1/2d                      [347]
Occupied by George PATEY, then Robert HOUGHTON,senior, Elizabeth, his widow, Robert HOUGHTON, 
junior, now Edward VANE.

[Previous Court 18 December 1845,    next Court 17 November 1879]


also : building & manufactory, with cottage, part of premises previously @ 5d.

also: garden, 1 rod, 11ft. 4in. [27ft. 10in.] on east, 1 rod 13ft [29ft. 6in] on north, part of premises @ 8d.

also ground, length of buildings on north, 14ft. 2in. wide.

abutting -
                          north - to land previously John KETTLE, then Mark DORMAN, & to land sold by HOUGHTON 
                                                    to John ASHDOWN
                          south - to lands of Vicar
                          east - to garden of Mark DORMAN
                          west - to premises of Messrs. DUNGEY
                                                                                                        Apportioned rent 3d          [339a]

Sarah VANE [then Sarah HOUGHTON, widow,] & William TAYLOR admitted 18 December 1845.

Edward VANE admitted and then surrenders conditionally to Richard LEWIS to secure 1500 + interest @ 4 1/2%.

[ Previous Court 18 December 1845.    Next Court 30 January 1889]

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Wednesday 15 October 1856   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

George ELLIOTT, cornfactor, widower, surrenders to Willian BURRA, on sale, consideration 1180 -

land, now with buildings, previously 3 - 2 - 24p, now 3 - 3 - 11p, abutting -
                          east - to Hempstead Lane
                          south - to Little Cow or First Field
                          west - to Ten Acres of BURRA
                          north- to Love Lane
                                                                                                        Rent 5/-                         [285]
Occupied by William ALLEN, George PETTIT, Henry L. RUTTON, now or late George ELLIOTT

Admitted 13 April 1836.

William BURRA admitted.

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Monday 1 December 1856   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

John BEET, surgeon & apothercary, deceased, held land, 1/2 rood & 5p abutting -
                          west - to land previously John APSLEY, then John BROOK, his widow, Harriet DEUDNEY, 
                                                    now David LAWRENCE
                          north - to Back Lane
                          east - to land previously Stephen ATKINS, then GORSSE, Edw. HARRIS, now Mark DORMAN
                          south - to lands previously John HAFFENDEN, & land previously John APSLEY, then his 
                                                    son John.
                                                                                                        Rent 2d.                           [147b]
Occupied by John HAFFENDEN, Thomas HAFFENDEN, then John BEET.

[ Previous Court 28 November 1837    Next Court 18 August 1884]

By will of BEET dated 8 November 1855, property including house in which he lived, of which this land is part, 
to son William BEET & daughter Emma BEET. 
Deceased 7 April 1856. Probate PCC, 21 July 1856.

William BEET & Emma BEET admitted to moiety, and then Emma BEET surrenders to William on sale,
consideration 40.

William BEET admitted to whole.

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Friday 24 July 1857   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Daniel Butler DAWES, esq., previously of Ashford, then St. Leonard's, Sussex, deceased, held -
land, previously orchard, part garden of premises of William JEMMETT, then DAWES, 2 acres.
Occupied by John WOODWARD, Josias PATTERSON, widow Mary PATTERSON, William JEMMETT, 
D.B. DAWES, now Rev. Robert MORGAN, abutting-
                          south - to highway
                          north - to Mace field, previously Robert MASCALL, then William JEMMETT, Charles
                                                    MERCER, now Edw. LOVE
                          west - to Brookfield & freehold part of walled garden.
                          east - to lands previously William WATERMAN, then John HUTTON, Charles MERCER, 
                                                    now Montague KINGSFORD.
                                                                                                        Rent 2/6d                         [243]

By will of DAWES dated 15 August 1848, property to wife Elizabeth, son George
Douglas DAWES, & nephew Richard DAWES as trustees.

Deceased 19 April 1849. Probate PCC 14 May 1849.

Trustees admitted.

[ Previous Court 21 December 1831}

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Monday 3 August 1857   
Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Ephraim H. SNOAD, deceased, held land (part previously with messuage taken down by John NANCE), abutting -
                          east - to footway 55ft.6in
                          south - to land previously John APSLEY, then Margaret Elizabeth GOLD, then John COBB 27 ft.
                          west - to land previously NANCE & then SNOAD 54 ft.
                          north- to messuage, previously Charles STODDART, then John James BOND, then Lewis
                                                     Ambrose REEVE 27 ft.
                                                                                                        Rent 2d.                          [pt. 207]
Occupied by Edw. WILDBOAR, Thomas EDNEY, then SNOAD

SNOAD deceased 12 July 1856 intestate.

Widow Cordelia & sons Edward H. SNOAD of Loughborough, Walter Robert SNOAD, Malcolm Beresford SNOAD,
Frank SNOAD, Stanley SNOAD & Arthur Dudley SNOAD.

Cordelia admitted to one moiety, & Edward the other (he having satisfield the claims of the other sons).

Cordelia & Edward then surrender to Thomas TALBOT, dealer in earthenware, condiseration 70.

Thomas TALBOT admitted.

[ Previous Court 24 July 1835,    Next Court 6 July 1882.]

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Thursday, 13 August 1857   
Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: John ELLIOTT & Mark DORMAN

Thomas CARPENTER held land in Aldington at rent of 3/4d.

Deceased 11 November 1852.                                                                                                  [68]

Premises to nephew John Joseph CARPENTER of Womenswould & Robert POST of Aldington, as trustees.

Trustees admitted. [ Previous Court 21 December 1831]

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Saturday
5 November 1859 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS

David LAWRENCE, deceased, of Strood, held garden, abutting -
                          east - to land previously Alex. APSLEY, now John FOWLER
                          west - to land previously Rev. Samuel HILL, now John LINON 60ft.
                          south - to messuage, previously Ann BROOK, then Henry HUTTON, Harriet DEUDNEY, now
                                                     Stephen H. LAWRENCE 19ft. 9in.
                          north - to land previously BALDOCK, now George Lane 19ft. 9in.

By will of LAWRENCE dated 21 April 1859, house in his occupation in Ashford to son S.H. LAWRENCE, & land~
occupied by Robert BIRD & Messrs. DUNGEY.
Deceased 20 June 1859. Probate Ppl. Registry 16 July 1859.

Stephen Henry LAWRENCE admitted.

[ last Court 11 October 1853]


ALSO : Richard DAWES & William WHITFELD, devisees of Mary CURTEIS, in will dated 18 March 1852, 
proved PCC 15 November 1853, was only child & heiress of Anne THORNE of Ashford, widow, but was never
admitted to land.
[ Whitfeld CURTEIS, clerk of Burwash, married Mary THORNE at Ashford 16 April 1807]
James FRASER appointed attorney.

Anne THORNE [buried 13 Jan. 1836, aged 82], held land, abutting -
                          west & south - to land previously LORD OF MANOR, then George WALTER, now Messrs.
                                                     SHEPHERD & MARES.
                          east - to freehold premises previously Abraham FLINT, then William,then Grace WHITFELD, 
                                                    now Robert THORPE
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                          [126]
with way to North Street, length 22 yds. 1ft., breadth 8 yds.


Deceased 6 January 1836, intestate as to real estate, but will 23 August 1834 proved ACC [99/587 probate 
18 February 1836]

Premises to daughter Mary, wife of Rev. Whitfeld CURTEIS.

By her will as above, premises to trustees, above.. Deceased 22 October 1853.
Probate PCC 15 November 1853.

Trustees admitted, and then surrender to Richard THORPE of Ashford, gent, consideration 50 for purchase 
by him.

Richard THORPE admitted.

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Friday 20 January 1860   
Same Lord and Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS

John APSLEY held as trustee by indtre. 20 October 1831 (1) John VINSET of Ashford, yeoman, (2) John COBB
of Ashford, cornfactor, & wife Mary Ann (granddaughter of John VINSET) (3) John APSLEY & Robert MATTHEWS
of Wye, tailor

6 messuages or tenements, built by VINSET, on ground previously 2 messuages, & land 5p. abutting -
                          east - to land previously John COBB, now Ann RABSON
                          west - to footway
                          north - to churchyard
                          south - to land of John COBB to be sold to George COBB.
Occupied by John VINSET, and also James TURK, Widow TABRET, John LAKER, Widow TURNER & George
LAKER, Richard BUMSTEAD, Robert SAMPSON, William LAKER, Frances BINGHAM and Benjamin BLACKMAN.

also: land N -> S on east 49 1/2 ft. west 60 1/2ft.  E -> W on south 27 1/2 ft. north 15 ft.
with messuage previously 2 dwellings & 2 cottages adjoining.

also: well & land 11 1/2ft x 11 1/2 ft.
Occupied : [    ] CLARK, & Widow OXLEY, now John William BACON & James COX, & Widow MILLEN, abutting -
                          east - to footway
                          south - to Church Lane
                          west - to land previously NANCE, now Robert Henry WRIGHT (grammar school)
                          north - to land previously NANCE, now Thomas TALBOT.
                                                                                                        Rents 1/4d & 3d.              [208 & 18]
Admitted 12 December 1831

By will 27 October 1836, property to executors. Deceased 19 February 1837
Probate ACC 15 April 1837


Robert MATTHEWS deceased 16 May 1856, Thomas COBB 4 April 1857, John COBB 3 July 1840.

Surviving trustee William WALTER admittted and then surrenders to Thomas Blair LONG of Ashford, 
pawnbroker, on sale, consideration 300, premises @ 3d.

Thomas Blair LONG admitted to premises @ 3d.                                                                         [18]

WALTER surrenders to George COBB of Ashford, gent., on sale, consideration 525, premises @ 1/4d. [208]
George COBB admitted.


ALSO : Devisees of John COBB admitted at Court 16 December 1841
Edward HUTTON deceased 12 December 1852
Mary Ann COBB deceased 17 July 1845
Lewis Ambrose REEVE sole survivor, & surrenders with John Vinset COBB of Hythe, chemist, Henry COBB 
of Ashford, cornfactor, & George COBB of Ashford, gent., on sale, consideration 270 for 2/3rds ( two-thirds).

REEVE surrenders to George COBB (other 1/3rd (third) already owned by him) land 1 - 2p. abutting -
                          south - to Church Lane
                          west - to footway
                          north - to Churchyard & garden previously VINSET, now George COBB
                          east - to land previously William now Ann RABSON
                                                                                                        Rent 1/3d + 1/3d               [90]
Occupied by John COBB & John William JEFFERY, now Henry COBB

George COBB admitted.

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Tuesday 24 July 1860   
Same Lord and Steward

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS.

John WORGER, gent., deceased, held land, messuage etc., previously "Bell" abutting -
                          west - to land previously William BOARMAN, then George, now Widow [Elizabeth] LEPINE 11ft.
                          east - to passage from messuage previously Thomas PAYNE, then John WORGER, to 
                                                    St. John's Lane 13ft. 6in
                          south - to building previously Meeting House, now warehouse
                          north - to messuage of WORGER 23 ft.
                                                                                                        Rent 1d.                           [155]
Occupied by George WALTER, Thomas PAYNE, late John WORGER.

also: land with warehouse etc., with passage from messuage previously PAYNE, then WORGER, leading to 
St. John's Lane, abutting -
                          east - to yard, previously Sarah YATES, then Elizabeth HOUGHTON, widow, now Edward 
                                                    VANE 61ft. 3in.
                          west - to passage 53ft.
                          north - to yard of YATES etc. 23ft. 4in
                          south -to St. John's Lane 38 ft.
                                                                                                        Rent 4 1/2d.                       [156]

also : land abutting -
                          west - to garden, previously Harry HOWLAND, now Mark DORMAN 88ft. 9in.
                          south - to lands of Vicar 38ft. 3in
                          east - to land of Vicar & land, previously YATES, now LEPINE & to garden previously James,
                                                     now Mark DORMAN 57 ft. 9in.
                          north - to garden, previously James, now Mark DORMAN 26ft.

also: land abutting -
                          north - to St. John's Lane 14ft.
                          east - to stable etc. previously YATES, previously occupied by Felix FAGG, now LEPINE 26 ft.
                          west - to land previously HOWLAND, now DORMAN 29 ft.
                          south - 14ft.
                                                                                                        [part of 1/10d.] Rent 2d.     [pt. 101]
Admitted to all above 11 May 1811

also: land abutting -
                          east - to other land of WORGER 38 ft.
                          west - to land of LEPINE 41 ft.
                          south - to St. John's Lane 25ft.
                          north - to messuage of WORGER 25 ft.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                          [224]
previously with Meeting House of Rev. Robert KEMP, now warehouse. 

Admitted 8 May 1822.

By will dated 6 May 1858, property to sons John and Thomas Clifford WORGER, as trustees, to be offered to 
son John messuage he occupies at 1200.
Deceased 29 October 1859. Probate PPR (Canterbury) 29 November 1859.

Thomas Clifford WORGER admitted as trustee.

Thomas WORGER then surrenders to John WORGER, premises on sale, consideration 300.

John WORGER, younger, admitted.

[ Previous Court 17 September 1833.    Next Court 4 June 1874.]

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COURT ROLLS 1860 - 1910 U1045/M19

Tuesday 11 September 1860   
Lord George E. JEMMETT, Steward Robert FURLEY

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS

Elizabeth Ann FARBRACE, widow, of Dover, held moiety of land, previously Bull Garden, abutting -
                          north - to yard previously Thomas COLE, then George FARBRACE
                          west - to land previously Dr. Isaac RUTTON, now George E. JEMMETT
                          south - to Back Lane, part of Churchfield
                          east - to garden previously John NANCE etc., now Rev. George NORWOOD etc.
                                                                                                        Rent 1/-                          [75]
Occupied by Robert CHISHOLM, MD, now John James MAYTUM


also: moiety of land etc. 7 acres abutting -
                          east - to lands previously LORD OF MANOR, then George WALTER, now Henry SHEPHERD, 
                                               & lands previously Stephen KEMSLEY, then BALDOCK, now William RIGDEN.
                          south - to land previously John & Margaret BLUNDELL, then Thomas NICKOLLS etc.
                          west - to Barrow Hill to Gore Hill
                          north - to Long Tilton, previously Henry TOLLER, then Elizabeth APSLEY, James WALL.
                                                                                                        Rent 7/2d                          [74]
Occupied by Simon PEVERETT, William PILCHER, now John James MAYTUM


also: quarter part Ashford Meadow, 7 acres, abutting -
                          east - to land previously Stephen GREENHILL & lands previously Thomas FLINT, then 
                                                    William JEMMETT, now Sir Edward Ch. DERING.
                          south - to land previously LORD OF MANOR, & 2 pieces of Henry GOLD
                          west - to River
                          north - to lands previously Thomas COLE & John DUNK, now heirs of George FARBRACE &
                                                     heirs of William WALL.
                                                                                                        Rent 11/8d                        [77]
Occupied by William WALL, then James WALL, now Walter MURTON


also: quarter part of Cow Lees, 9 - 3 - 83p, abutting -
                          east - to River
                          south - to lands previously William AUSTEN, then John HUTTON, now George Henry 
                                                    Teale FARBRACE
                          west - to land previously Joseph MACE, then Robert MASCALL, Charles MERCER,
                          now Edward LOVE
                          north - to Parsonage Glebe
                                                                                                        Rent 4/-                             [79]
Occupied by William WATERMAN, John HUTTON, now George Lewis ELLIOTT.


also: quarter part of land, Little Princes in Willesborough.
                                                                                                        Rent 1/-                             [78]

Deceased 17 September 1836, intestate in respect of lands.

Only son, Rev. George Henry Teale FARBRACE of Eythorne, who is admitted., and then surrenders to 
William TAYLOR, of Ulcombe, miller, on sale, consideration 300.

G.H.T. FARBRACE then surrenders to William TAYLOR of Ulcombe, miller,on sale, consideration 300, land, 
part pf Bull garden,                                                                               at rent of 1/-.                    [75]

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Court Baron, Monday 15 October 1860    Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: John ELLIOTT & George How ANDREWS

Mark DORMAN, deceased, held -
(1) messuage or tenement, with washhouse, occupied by Margaret SCOTT, then Thomas MILLER, then Thomas
BROWN (this messuage & messuage adjoining, occupied by Samuel MUNN & George JEMMETT, then Harman
HOWLAND, were formerly one) with small garden on south side of messuage, & washhouse, abutting -
                          north - to gutter & messuage late John READER , now Savings Bank.
                          east - to garden, & corn warehouse of George LEPINE, previously PIKE, before GELLIBRAND
                          south - to St. John's Lane

also
: garden ground with currier's shop, shed & privy erected, abutting -
                          east - to land previously YATES & CARTWRIGHT 43ft.
                          west - 33ft.
                          north - 31ft. 5in.
                          south - 26 ft.

also:
stable (part of building of Mark DORMAN) & granary over, adjoining building previously slaughterhouse, 
                          now leather warehouse ( (3) below).
                                                                                                        Rent 10d.                         [101a]

Mark DORMAN admitted to moiety 31 October 1809, on surrender of Mary READER & Richard GREENHILL, 
& John Thomas PACK, executors of John READER, and to other moiety 31 August 1835 on surrender of James
DORMAN & wife Charlotte.

(2) land abutting west to stables, granary & slaughterhouse, now leather shed, referred to above, - on north 
38 ft. 7in. south 29 ft. 1 in., west 35 ft., east 29 ft., being land open to St. John's Lane.
Premises (with others sold to James WILLIAMS in 1854), previously occupied by John BACK, then James
DORMAN & Mark DORMAN.
                                                                                                        Rent 10d.                          [101b]

(3) ground, with stables, granaries with loft, slaughterhouse, now leather warehouse, on north 33 ft. 3in., 
south  32 ft. 4in., east 22 ft. 2in.,, west 22 ft. 2in. and also land, now garden, west 98 ft. 10 ins., 
east 101 ft. 4in., north 32 ft. 4in., south 34 ft.
                                                                                                        Rent 1d.                           [102]
occupied by John BACK, then Harry HOWLAND, then his mother Mary HOWLAND, then James & 
Mark DORMAN, now John DORMAN.

Admitted half on 24 January 1812, half on 14 July 1830 from Elizabeth DORMAN

(4) Tenements adjoining messuage previously John VIRRILL, then Mark DORMAN, on north. Occupied by 
Widow STEVENS & Samuel LEWIS, (part sold to James WILLIAMS 1854), remainder now part of house of
DORMAN, & other tenements adjacent, occupied by Robert MILLS, David FOSTER, Charlotte BARNARD,
spinster, Widow BARNARD, & [      ] BALDOCK, but now [      ] HOGBEN, William CLYNNOCK, Widow WILSON,
& Widow KNIGHT, lying between a yard common to these tenants, & St. John's Lane towards south. Gardens &
yard on west 4 1/2 rods [74 1/4 ft], north 3 1/2 rods [ 57 3/4 ft.], & south 3 rods 9 ft. [58 1/2 ft.] abutting -
                          north - to messuage late VIRRILL, then DORMAN
                          east - to land previously Mary DREWRY, late Mark DORMAN
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          west - to messuage late Edward CHITTENDEN, since John THURSTON, then John DUNGEY,
                                    now Messrs. RUSSELL & BUGLER , except reserving to Elizabeth HOUGHTON, Robert
                                    KETTLE & Henden HOUGHTON a little spot of land on which outhouses lately stood,
                                    coverted into 3 cottages occupied by William BROWN, [       ] BARTLET, & Widow
                                    SHARPE, late William BROWN, George DAVIS, & John BRIDGE, now John
                                     COSGROVE, [      ] KNELL, & Widow WILSON.

abutting -
                          west - to building previously slaughterhouse now leather warehouse, previously Mary
                                                    DREWRY, then Charles & Mark DORMAN
                          south - to garden of Mark DORMAN
                          west - to common passage to outhouses - 1 1/2 rods 13 ft. [ 37 3/4 ft.]
                          north - to Back Lane 1 1/2 rods [ 24 3/4 ft.]
                                                                              The whole held at rent of 2d, part of 8d,          [340a]

Mark DORMAN admitted 3 January 1827 on surrender of Elizabeth HOUGHTON, Robert KETTLE & Henden HOUGHTON, & excepted premises purchased by Mark DORMAN to which he was admitted in 1838.

(5) A little spot of land on which outhouses formerly stood, & 3 messuages or tenements built by Robert
HOUGHTON, occupied by William BROWN, [       ] BARTLETT, & [       ] since Isaac PUNNETT, George DAVIS,
& [       ], now John COSGROVE, [       ] KNELL, & Widow WILSON, abutting -
                          east - to slaughterhouse, now leather warehouse (No. 3 above), previously Mary DREWRY,
                                                    then Mark DORMAN
                          south - to gardens previously John VIRRILL, then John KETTLE (heIr of Robert KETTLE ) lately
                                                     sold to Mark DORMAN.
                          west - to footway to St. John's Lane - 1 1/2 rods 13ft. [37 3/4 ft.]
                          north - to St. John's Lane - 1 1/2 rods [24 3/4 ft.]
                                                                                                        Rent 6d (part of 8d.)           [340]

Mark DORMAN admitted 27 November 1838 on surrender of Henden HOUGHTON, devisee of Robert HOUGHTON.

By will of Mark DORMAN, 14 May 1859, property to son John, Robert FURLEY, & George ELLIOTT, younger,
stationer, as trustees.
Mark DORMAN deceased 13 January 1860. Will proved Canterbury District Court 1 March 1860.
Trustees admitted & then surrender to Charles DORMAN.
Premises :@ 10d., 1d., & 2d + 6d (= 8d).


(1)  Mark DORMAN held land abutting -
                           north- to land previously William BALDOCK, then heirs of John PIERCE, now William RIGDEN,
                                                     called Back Lane 37 ft. 6 in.
                          south - to freehold premises previously Rev. Herbert RANDOLPH, etc., then Lifford BOURNE,
                                                     then devisees of Thomas BOURNE, now devisees of Mark DORMAN,
                                                     contracted to be sold to John DORMAN 36 ft.
                          west - to garden described below 60 ft. 6 in.
                          east - to other garden described below 60 ft. 6in.
with cottages erected by Edward HONISS, occupied by Francis WORGER & Widow WEAVER, then Francis
WORGER & Frederick DANE, now Henry WELLER & Richard EPPS .
                                                                                                        Rent 6d.                         [164]

(2) Also, 3 gardens, ( previously 2), also built over, abutting -
                          south - to land previously heirs of Benjamin HARRISON, then Stephen SCOTT, now 
                                                    Widow JEFFERY, in occupation of John Mead LINOM 35 ft. 3in
                          north - to Back Lane 38 ft. 3in.
                          west - to lands, late John HAFFENDEN, surgeon, previously Stephen GREENHILL,clerk, then
                                                     Thomas HAFFENDEN,now Dr. William BEET 60ft. 6in.
                          east - to land described above 60 ft. 6in.
                                                                                                        Rent 1/-                         [165]

(3) Also : garden, with buildings, previously stables etc., converted to huts, or dwelling houses & stowages,
abutting -
                          north - to Back Lane 24 ft. 6in.
                          south - to stables of William SIDDERS, then Edward Watson SIMONDS,
                          now William MORLEY 20ft. 6in.
                          east - to land (as south) 60ft. 6in
                          west - to land first described above 60 ft. 6in.
                                                                                                        Rent 5d.                          [166]
Occupied by William TUNBRIDGE, Isaac PUNNETT & Vincer FOWLER, since John DIVES, Hunter SNATT &
William NORLEY [sic], now Matthew TRICE, Widow FOSTER, Widow MARTIN & Daniel CHITTENDEN.

DORMAN admitted 29 September 1836 on surrender of John APSLEY, Lewis Ambrose REEVE,William SEALE,
senr., & Thomas SEALE, senr., devisee & trustee of Thomas BOURNE, schoolmaster.

FURLEY & ELLIOTT admitted as trustees of Mark DORMAN.

Afterwards John DORMAN admitted.

Sketch of layout of  164, 165 and 166

Back Lane
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                    l                38' 3"  / 2      l          37' 6"  / 1          l           24' 6"    / 3         l
Dr William     l                                    l                                  l                                   l     William
   BEET        l                  @ 1s          l               @ 6d           l               @ 5d              l       MARLEY
                    l                                    l                                  l                                    l
                    l                                    l                                  l                                    l
                    l  60' 6"                 60' 6" l  60' 6"               60' 6" l  60' 6"                60' 6"  l
                    l                                    l                                  l                                    l
                    l                                    l                                  l                                    l
                    l                [165]             l              [164]            l              [166]               l
                    l                                    l                                  l                                    l
                    l                                    l                                  l                                    l
                    l                35' 3"            l               36'               l               20' 6"             l
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                                                         l                                  l                                    
                widow JEFFERT                 l           DORMAN         l          William  MORLEY 
                occupied by                       l                                  l
                   John  LIMON                   l                                  l
                                                         l                                  l

  ?              90       88           86               84             82               80
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ALSO : John R. BISHOPP acknowledges repayment by John TUNBRIDGE of 500 secured by conditional
 surrender at Court 20 September 1838 of premises at rents of 6/-, 2 1/4d & 2d.
                                                                                                                             [170]    [170a]     [182]
John TUNBRIDGE surrenders to Henry HARMS of Ashford, confectioner, on sale, consideration 500.

3 pieces of land, on one piece in front of freehold messuage previously occupied by John Cullen KNOTT, now
Thomas BARNS, & shop was built, adjacent another shop previously occupied by Thomas WESTALL, both 
shops now taken down & ground laid open to street on west.
                         south - to footway
                         east - to toft, previously butcher's shop, occupied by Gilbert BOURNE
                         north - to High Street
                                                                                                    Rent 6/-                                [17A]

also: land, now with kitchin, 16 ft. x 15 ft. occupied by Sarah PARKS, then John TUNBRIDGE, now Emily
STEDDY, abutting -
                         north - to rest of messuage, previously occupied by TUNBRIDGE, now HARMS
                         east - to messuage previously James ODDEN & Edwars CHITTENDEN, now Edward W.
                                                   SIMONDS, occupied by Messrs. RUSSEL & BUGLER.
                         south - to continuation of building
                         west - to messuage occupied by John Cullen KNOTT, then John TUNBRIDGE, Henry HARMS, 
                                                  & waste of Manor. 
                                                                                                    Rent 2 1/4d                        [170B]

also: land abutting -
                         south - to garden previously Edward CHITTENDEN, then DUNGEY, now SIMONDS 38 ft. 11in.
                         north - to land of TUNBRIDGE, previously Richard HAMMON, before DAN 38ft. 6in
                         east - to land previously CHITTENDEN, then DUNGEY, now SIMONDS 17ft. 2in
                         west - to other lands of TUNBRIDGE, previously HAMMON/DAN 19ft. 4in.
                                                                                                    Rent 2d.                             [182]
With cottage, occupied by Thomas FOWLER, then Richard SPEED, John TUNBRIDGE, now Miss [      ] FIELD

Admitted 29 July 1825

Henry HARMS and wife Elizabeth, admitted & then surrender conditionally to J.R. BISHOPP of Boughton Aluph,
yeoman, to secure 850 + interest @ 4 1/2%

[ reconvey 1 May 1875]

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