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Friday 16 December 1881    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Edward LOVE & George COBB

William PIETY, fisherman, deceased, held messuage occupied by Henry SOLLY, then John SMITH, now 
Stephen PIDDLESDEN, abutting -
                          north - to High Street
                          east - to premises previously John TUNBRIDGE, now devisees of James HARMS
                          west - to premises previously Henry CREED, then William PIETY, senior, Mary PIETY, 
                                                    William PIETY, junior, now Thomas HOLLANDS
                          south - to common lane
                                                                                                        Rent 7/8d + 1/6d = 9/2d       [114 & 330a]
By will 26 September 1868, property to trustees Thomas HOLLANDS, musician, and Richard Henry ROBERTS,
plumber.
Deceased 12 April 1870.    Probate 11 June 1870.

HOLLANDS, now of Margate, innkeeper, & ROBERTS admitted.


ALSO : - Thomas HOLLANDS surrenders to Fanny JELL, consideration to secure 734 + interest @ 5%, 
by mortgage dated 16 December 1881.


messuage with cellar etc., occupied by Widow SPARKS, [      ] MEADOWCROFT, [       ] HARRISON,
[      ] FARRIS, Frances HEALEY, John MUNNS, then John Edward MUNNS, now William CHARLTON
abutting -
                          north - to High Street
                          west - to waste etc.
                          south - to land & premises previously Edward CHITTENDEN & Richard HAMMOND etc.
                                                    then James HARMS, now his devisees.
                          east - to premises described below.
                                                                                                        Rent 6/7d.                        [        ]


also : messuage etc., occupied by Widow LEEDS, then John LEEDS, [      ] PEARCE, Thomas ALLEN, 
then John, then John Edward MUNNS, now William CHARLTON, abutting -
                          north - to High Street
                          west - to premises described above
                          south - to back lane
                          east - to premises previously CREED, then SOLLY, PIETY senior, now his devisees.
                                                                                                        Rent 6/7d                         [115]

Premises now one, and late a Post Office.

Surrendered to Fanny JELL, spinster , of 12 Effingham Crescent, Dover.

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Friday 5 January 1883   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Edward LOVE & George COBB

Thomas John STARTUP, gent., deceased, held land with cottage etc., called Little Cow Field, or First Field, 
2 - 2 - 18p, then 2 - 2 - 25p. Previously part of 4 - 0 - 18p, balance called Hop Garden Field, sold by William
ALLEN to George E. JEMMETT, abutting -
                          south - to Hop Garden Field, now of Henry & James Salkeld BURRA
                          west & north - to Upper Oxen Field, & Orchard, now of H. & J Salkeld BURRA
                          east - to Hempstead Lane.
                                                                                                        Rent 4/1d (part of 6/4d)       [286a]

Previously owned by William ALLEN, Stephen TUNBRIDGE, Edward STODDART, William WALTER & 
George James MORGAN.

Apportioned 9 December 1820
STARTUP admitted 13 April 1836.

By will 14 April 1871, property to trustees Robert ELLIOTT, John SWINFORD, & Robert Ridge ELLIS, for benefit 
of son Thomas Robert STARTUP, or if deceased before 25 years to daughters Hannah FIELDER, & Mary Jane.
By codicil 6 February 1872 Richard PHILPOTT appointed in lieu of John SWINFORD.
Deceased 26 March 1878. Probate 14 May 1878.

Thomas Robert STARTUP now 20 years.

Trustees admitted & then surrender to Maidstone & Ashford Railway Company.

Land ref. 31 & 35 on plan to railway.
Consideration 2046 - 7 - 8d.

Railway Company (by Act of 1880) admitted.

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Thursday 10 January 1884   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Edward LOVE & George COBB

George Alexander LEWIS & wife Charlotte surrender to James MERCER of Ashford, brickmaker, on sale
consideration 500 -

messuage or tenement, occupied by Thomas BLACKMAN, Sarah CARRECK, John WALLIS, Charles 
HAYCOCK, & Thomas BEKEN, now Susan CARTWRIGHT, Ann HAYCOCK, Richard GILLETT, William 
GILLETT, & Widow ROLFE, abutting -
                          east - to land previously PIERCE, then RIGDEN & DELMAR, occupied by Charles ROGERS,
                           now GILES & BURDEN, & also " Old English Gentleman", occupied by Thomas SETTERFIELD
                          north - to Parkfield, occupied by Charkes HARRISON, but since sold & tenements erected.
                          west - to garden, now built on, of Mrs. JENKIN SKINNER, then John Russell PHILPOTT,
                                                    now Henry KNOCK
                          south - to premises previously CARRECK, then ASHDOWN, now FREEMAN.
                                                                                                           Rent 4d.                        [215d]

Admitted 17 April 1855 

James MERCER admitted.

[ Previous Court 11 October 1866 Next Court 10 January 1910 ]

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[              ] 18 August 1884   
Out of Court.

William BEET, M.D. surrenders to Charles Stephen Abbott ATKINSON of Ashford, surgeon, on sale, 
consideration 100 -

land 1/2 (half) rood & 5 perch, abutting -
                          west - to lands (now enfranchised) previously Daniel LAWRENCE, now Henry IGGLESDEN
                          north - to Park Street
                          east - to land previously Mark, now John (& his devisees) DORMAN
                          south - to land previously William BEET & land previously John FOWLER, now
                                                    Henry IGGLESDEN.
                                                                                                          Rent 2d.  [sic]                 [147b]
Occupied by John, then William BEET 

ATKINSON admitted

[this land was divided at Court 6 Feb. 1811, & this part should be charged @ 1d.]
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Thursday 12 February 1885   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: Edward HAYWARD & George Wraight KNOWLES

George Henry T. FARBRACE, clerk, deceased, of Eythorne, held land 7 1/2 acres abutting -
                          east - to land previously LORD OF MANOR, then SHEPHERD & Co., & land previously
                                                    KEMSLEY, then also SHEPHERD & Co.
                          south - to land previously John & Margaret BLUNDELL, then Thomas NICKOLLS,now
                          site of premises in New Street.
                          west - to lane Barrow Hill/Gore Hill
                          north - to Long Tilton
                                                                                                          Rent 9/2d  [ half & half]    [74]
Occupied by Simon PEVERET, William PILCHER, late Frederick WORGER


also : 1/4 + 1/4 of Ashford Meadow, 7 acres, abutting -
                          east - to land of heirs of Rev. Stephen GREENHILL & land previously Thomas FLINT, 
                                                    since William JEMMETT, now J.R. LEWIS
                          south - to land of LORD OF MANOR & land of Henry GOLD
                          west - to River Stour
                          north - to lands previouslyThomas COLE, then John DUNK, then George FARBRACE,
                                                    & heirs of William WALL, now Admiral WINTHROP.
                                                                                                          Rent 11/8d                      [77]
Occupied by William WALL, James WALL, now Daniel PLEDGE.

Admitted 15 January 1821


also: 1/4 + 1/4 of land, Great & Little Cowlees, 9 - 2 - 13p, abutting -
                          east - to River Stour
                          south - to land previously William AUSTEN, now Ashford Water & Steam Flour 
                                                    Mills Company Ltd.
                          west - to land previously Jos. MACE, then Robert MASCALL, now Edward LOVE
                          north - to Parsonage Glebe, now James. S. BURRA.
                                                                                                         Rent 4/-                           [78]
Occupied by William WATERMAN, now Thomas EDWARDS & A. BETTS.


also: 1/4 + 1/4 of "Little Princes" in Willesborough                                                                         [79]

By will 26th October 1866, property to wife Elizabeth Bower FARBRACE.
Deceased 17 March 1872 Probate 10 April 1972.

By will of Elizabeth B. FARBRACE, 26 March 1872, property to nephew George Teale Sebor WINTHROP, R.N.
Deceased 30 May 1878. Probate 24 June 1878.

George Teale Sebor WINTHROP admitted.

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Saturday 10 October 1885    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & William Richard BROWNE

Edward Watson SIMONDS held lands abutting -
                          east - to land of Thomas STARTUP, then Robert HOUGHTON
                          south - to yard, previously garden of Samuel FLINT
                          west - to lands previously Edward CHITTENDEN, then John THURSTON, John DUNGEY, 
                                                    then SIMONDS
                          north - to freehold messuage, previously E. CHITTENDEN, the J. THURSTON, John DUNGEY,
                                                     then SIMONDS
                                                                                                         Rent 10d.                         [118]


also: land 32ft. x 22 ft. abutting -
                          east - to land previously Grace WHITFELD, then Thomas STARTUP, then Robert HOUGHTON
                          south & west - to lands previously CHITTENDEN, then SIMONDS
                          north - to lands described above.
                                                                                                        Rent 2 1/2d.                      [119]
Occupied by Elizabeth DAWSON, Edward CHITTENDEN, John THURSTON, now J.W. BUGLER


also: land, with building occupied as above, abutting -
                          west - to land previously Thomas FLINT, & lands previously John TUNBRIDGE
                          north - to messuage previously John DUNGEY, then SIMONDS
                          east - to land of John THURSTON
                          south - to land described below.
                                                                                                          Rent 8 1/2d.                    [124]


also : land abutting -
                          east - to land of Robert HOUGHTON
                          south - to lands of College
                          west - to land described below, previously Thomas FLINT
                          north - to land last described above.
                                                                                                          Rent 12d.                        [125]

Occupied as described above.


also : land, abutting -
                          east - to land previously John THURSTON, then SIMONDS
                          south - to lands of Vicar
                                                                                                          Rent 8d                         [182a]
Admitted 9 March 1854

By will 4 January 1861, property to trustees Robert & John FURLEY.
Deceased 6 March 1861. Probate 5 April 1861.

Trustees admitted.

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12 October 1885


Indenture - William JOHNSON, 1 Plevna Street, Cubitt Town, London, E. John GOLDSMITH, William Richard
KING, Edward HAYWARD, William AKHURST, Henry Sturges PLEDGE, John PILCHER, James William
JOHNSON, Henry JEFFERY, William BANKS, William REYNOLDS, William Burton SAMSON, William HOOKER,
& James BALDOCK, all of Ashford, & Miles MORRIS of Tonbridge [Baptist trustees]
appoint James BANNON of New Romney as attorney to be admitted to - land abutting -
                          north - to premises of Charles Alfred [Atkey] WOTTON
                          east - to other land of Baptists
                          south -to St. John's Lane
                          west - to other premises of WOTTON

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Tuesday, 13 October 1885   COURT BARON 


Homage: George COBB & William Richard BROWNE

William LOVE of Rolvenden, farmer, & William Elliott LONG of Woodnesborough, farmer surrender to Baptists, 
on sale, consideration 60 land abutting -
                          north - to land of Charles Atkey WOTTON
                          east - to other land of Baptists
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          west - to other premises of WOTTON
                                                                                                          Rent 1/1d                        [pt.358 & 359]
Coloured yellow on plan. 

Admitted 13 October 1885


ALSO: Edward LOVE held land, copyhold land of house of LOVE, occupied by George ELLIOTT, senior, 
then Edward LOVE.
                                                                                                         Rent 10d. + 1/-                 [358 & 359]
Admitted 16 October 1869 

Deceased 2 April 1885. By will dated 1 May 1882, nephews William LOVE of Rolvenden, & William Elliott LONG
of Woodnesborough, executors & trustees.

Probate 27 April 1885.

Trustees admitted, & then surrender -
                                                                                                        rental 358 10d 359 1/0d = 1/10d.

Baptist trustees - coloured yellow on plan @ 1/1d
Charles Atkey WOTTON - coloured pink on plan @ 8d
[Horace BROWN - see Court 4 August 1894 - blue - @ 1d.]

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Saturday, 10 April 1886   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & William Richard BROWNE

William ELLIOTT, maltster , held messuage etc., abutting -
                          north & east - to messuage of Charles BAKER
                          west - to land called Pelhill Lane, now Brewer Street
                          south - to highway
                                                                                                         Rent 1/-                           [132]
Occupied by William CURLING, William ELLIOTT, now John Robert BUTLER, & Thomas L. ELLIOTT

Admitted 5 November 1812 


also : way into & on Pelhill Lane, 10 rods length x 12 ft., from corner called Harris Corner, to lands of 
Robert MASCALL.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                            [133]

By will [date blank] property to wife Mary for life, then his children. Executors brothers John & George ELLIOTT, 
& brother-in-law Edward MITTEL of New Romney.
Deceased 15 April 1821 Probate ACC 9 October 1821

Mary ELLIOTT deceased 5 March 1846, leaving only son Thomas.

By will of Thomas ELLIOTT dated 1 April 1858, property to wife Caroline. Executors wife, J.R. LEWIS & Robert
ELLIOTT of Tunbridge Wells, draper.
Deceased [buried 7 May ] 1858. Probate 4 June 1858, to wife, LEWIS, & George ELLIOTT, junior [? son of Robert]

By will of Caroline ELLIOTT, dated31 May 1858, property to J.R. LEWIS & George ELLIOTT, junior, of Ashford,
silversmith, as trustees for sale to eldest son, including brewery & public houses.
Deceased 28 June 1859. Probate 10 October 1859.

Thomas Lewis ELLIOT, eldest son of Caroline, purchased by indenture 11 October 1866    (1) J.R. LEWIS &
George ELLIOTT, junior    (2) William ELLIOTT, farmer, Caroline, Mary Anne, & Ellen ELLIOTT, spinsters, all 
of Ashford,    (3) Thomas Lewis ELLIOTT
Thomas Lewis ELLIOTT admitted, and then surrenders to John Samuel BLIGH of Holmsdale Brewery, 
Sevenoaks, on sale, consideration 850.

[ from this date but - omitted from roll ?]


Thomas Lewis Elliott, brewer, surrenders to George How ANDREWS, of Hastings, gent.,
on sale, consideration 300 -

stable & garden, now yard of "Royal Oak", abutting -
                          east - to Marsh Street
                          south - to land of Baptists
                          west - to land previously Edward LOVE, now Charles Atkey WOTTON
                          north - to freehold land previously ANDREWS, now ELLIOTT
                                                                                                        Rent 2/-                            [63]
Occupied by Charles GIBSON, Edwin Rose, William DAVIS, now Thomas Lewis ELLIOTT.


ELLIOTT admitted 26 February 1880.
George How ANDREWS admitted.

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Wednesday 6 July 1887
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & George Wraight KNOWLES

Thomas TALBOT, deceased, earthenware dealer, held land abutting -
                          east - to footway
                          south - to lands of George COBB
                          west - to land previously SNOAD, now William TAYLOR
                          north - to freehold messuage of Lewis Ambrose REEVE, now Thomas TALBOT.
                                                                                                        Rent 2d.                           [pt. 207]

Admitted 3 August 1857 

Thomas TALBOT built 5 cottages, now 4,5,6,7, & 8 Church Passage.
By will dated 30 May 1882, property to trustees William POPE of 2 Harbour Street, Folkestone, china dealer,
William GILES of Ashford, china dealer, & Robert Hartley HARMS of Ashford.
Deceased 31 January 1887. Probate 4 March 1887

Trustees admitted & then surrender to William TAYLOR of Maidstone, corndealer, on sale, consideration 500.

[ Previous court 3 August 1857    Next Court 4 Aug 1894. ]

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Friday 9 March 1888   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & William Richard BROWNE

Charles George & Mary Ann FREEMAN of Edburton, Sussex, surrender to John Udal BUGLER, on sale,
consideration 170. -

messuage or tenement occupied by Widow HOMEWOOD & Peter YOUNG

four tenements erected by Robert HOUGHTON, now occupied by Mrs. CAMERON & others. 
                                                                                                        Rent 2d. (part of 5d.)          [339b]


ALSO : FREEMAN surrenders to Edward DRYLAND, builder, on sale, consideration 100.

cottages, 2,3 & 4 Churchyard Square, abutting -
                          north - to cottages sold by FREEMAN to Charlotte WEIGHTMAN
                          west - to yard of George COBB
                          east - to common way
                          south - to 5,6 & 7 Churchyard Square, sold by Freeman to Walter, James & Edward
                                                    KINGSLAND.
Part of premises at                                                                              rent of 1d, part of 3d.        [pt. 235]


Edward DRYLAND admitted.


ALSO : surrender to William JONES of Ashford, builder, on sale, consideration 200 premises previously 
occupied by William JONES & John BIRD, now William JONES etc. abutting -
                          east - to footway to premises now James MERCER
                          north - to premises now James MERCER
                          west - to premises now enfranchised of John PHILPOTT
                          south - to Park Street
                                                                                                        Rent 2d.                           [215e]
now 22,24 & 26 Postman's Row. 

William JONES admitted.

also - surrender to Walter James & Edward KINGSLAND, both of Hythe, butchers, on sale, consideration 325 -
premises 7, 9, & 11 Tufton Street, occupied by [      ] LAW, [      ] COLGATE, & Mrs. FINN, abutting -
                          north - to premises described below
                          west - to yard of George COBB
                          south - to Tufton Street
                          east - to common way
                                                                                                        Rent 6d                            [110]

and 3 messuages & yard, now 5,6 & 7 Churchyard Square, abutting -
                          north - to 2/4 Churchyard Square
                          west - to yard of George COBB
                          east - to common way
                          south - to 7/11 Tufton Street
                                                                                                        Rent 1d.                           [pt 235]

W.J. & E. KINGSLAND admitted.

[ Previous Court 18 December 1879]


ALSO - surrender to Charlotte WEIGHTMAN, on sale, consideration 190

messuages 6 & 7 Churchyard, & cottage in Churchyard Passage. Occupied by Mrs. CAVE, James CADWELL, 
& Mrs. WALTER, abutting -
                          north - to churchyard
                          west - to yard of George COBB
                          east - to common way
                          south - to premises sold to Edward DRYLAND
                                                                                                        at rent of 1d                     [pt. 235]
Charlotte WEIGHTMAN admitted .

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Wednesday 30 January 1889 Same Lord & Steward.

Homage: George COBB & Edward DRYLAND

William SHEPPARD of Ealing, surgeon, & wife Frances Ann, surrender to J.V. BUGLER, ironmonger, on sale,
consideration 220

land & premises , with linen manufactory, coloured pink on plan & previously described as - building etc., built 
by Robert HOUGHTON.
                                                                                                        Rent 3d.                            [339a]

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