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[         ] 4 August 1894     Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & Charles Stephen Abbott ATKINSON

William LOVE of Rolvenden, farmer, & William Elliott LONG of Woodnesborough, farmer, surrender to Horace
BROWN, of Great Chart, on sale, consideration 50 - land, with buildings, coloured blue on Court Rolls of 13 October 1885 (Baptist land).

Horace BROWN admitted at rent of 1d.

ALSO - William TAYLOR, deceased, held land, part of Bull Garden, abutting -
                          north - to yard etc., previously Thomas COLE, then George FARBRACE & his devisees
                          west - to land, late George E. JEMMETT
                          south - to Tufton Street
                          east - to garden, now enfranchised, previously Rev. George NORWOOD, now George COBB.
                                                                                                        Rent 1/-                            [75]

Occupied by John James MAYTUM, now George COBB.


Admitted 11 September 1860 on surrender of Rev. George FARBRACE.

Deceased 14 September 1892, but will dated 1 September 1891 did not affect these premises. Co-heiresses 
Ada Constance LONG & Elizabeth Mary BATH, who are admitted.

also - for 4,5,6, & 7 Churchpassage, described as - 5 cottages & land, previously with messuage taken down 
by John NANCE, abutting -
                          east - to footway to Beaver
                          south - to lands now George COBB
                          west - to hereditaments previously NANCE, then HEMMINGS, William TAYLOR now 
                                                    George COBB
                          north - to house, previously Lewis Ambrose REEVE, then Thomas TALBOT
                                                                                                        Rent 2d.                            [207]
Admitted 6 July 1887, on surrender of William POPE. 

LONG & BATH admitted as above.

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[no date given] 1894   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & Charles S.A. ATKINSON

Charles VINCER, deceased, held land in Mersham.                               Rent 2/-                           [261]
Deceased 7 December 1893.
By will 26 October 1893 property to trustees for sale, John Edward FIELD, retired tailor, & Henry BROMWICH 
of Willesborough, gent.
Probate 3 January 1894.

Trustees admitted & then surrender to Mary Maylam BARTEN of Romford, & Elizabeth BARTEN of Mersham,
spinsters, on sale, consideration 200.

M.M. & E. BARTEN admitted

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[         ] 20 December 1894    
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & William Richard BROWNE

Ada Constance LONG & Elizabeth Mary BATH, surrender to William Richard LUCKHURST of Ashford, 
cornfactor's foreman, on sale, consideration 425 property as at Court 4 August 1894 in Church Passage. 
                                                                                                        Rent 2d.                           [207]

William Richard LUCKHURST admitted.

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31 January 1895


Indenture    (1) Henry James TUFTON, Baron HOTHFIELD    (2) John Sackville TUFTON, of Hothfield Place, 
now Lieut., First Life Guards & eldest son of Baron    (3) Charles HOARE of Flat Street, esq., & Rowland Nevitt
BENNETT of Lincoln's Inn, esq.,

Henry, EARL OF THANET, deceased [12 June 1849]
By will 21 December 1848, all property to executors Charles HOARE, & BENNETT senior (deceased), for benefit 
of Sir Richard TUFTON for life, then to eldest son Henry James, (now Baron) TUFTON etc.
Deceased 12 June 1849 without [legal] heirs.
Probate PCC 31 October 1849.

Sir Richard TUFTON deceased 20 June 1871.
Henry James Baron HOTHFIELD married Alice Harriet Argyll STRACEY [      ] 1872.

John Sackville TUFTON, eldest son of Baron, born 8 November 1873

Held moiety of lands -
(1) Tournay Field, 5 - 1 - 36p (36p sold SE Railway) Occupied James BRIDGE, abutting -
                          north - to land of Adam SCHOALES
                          west - to land of Adam SCHOALES & Railway Company
                          south - to lands of George E. JEMMETT & Railway Company
                          east - to land of John Edward Nassau MOLESWORTH, D.D.
                                                                                                                                               [289b]


(2) land, 6 acres, abutting -
                          north - to land of Railway
                          east - to Bull Meadow
                          south - to River Stour
                                                                                                                                               [284]
Occupied by executors of John COBB 

At Court 17 January 1853 BENNETT was admitted.

By indtre. 4 February 1871    (1) British Land Company    (2) Walter Elliott WHITTINGHAM,   (3) Baron
HOTHFIELD (4) BENNETT & HOARE land sold to them, consideration 800.
Admitted 18 July 1871 to land, 6 acres, part of Kitchin Field, occupied by Thomas PERKINS. 
                                                                                                                                                [190]


To bar & defeat tail male, sale of land to BENNETT & HOARE, to which they were admitted 17 January 1853 & 
11 July 1871 and 4 pieces land, 13 1/2 acres & 1 rood, 
                                                                                                        rent 1 - 3 - 1d + 14/-

HOARE & BENNETT admitted

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Friday 28 June 1895 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & Charles S.A. ATKINSON

HOARE & BENNETT admitted, as per indtre. 31 January 1895, as above to premises at 
                                                                                                rents of 8/6d, 8/- & 5/8d  [289b,284, & 190]

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[         ] 25 October 1895   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & Charles S.A. ATKINSON

George William Finch HATTON admitted, 12 April 1826, to land 1 1/2 acres, at Bybrook, & rowen of whole
meadow, abutting -
                          north - to land previously John BILLINGTON, conveyed (on exchange) to David FINCH & 
                                                    John Pemberton PLUMPTREE
                          west - to land previously Lewis WHITFELD, then Moyle BRETON, John BILLINGTON, then
                                                     FINCH & PLUMPTREE.
                          east - to river
                                                                                                                                                [129]
Occupied by Stephen GREENHILL 

For life, by indtre 23 July 1814, on marriage.

Premises now vested in Charles Henry, Duke of Richmond, Lennox & Gordon.

DUKE OF RICHMOND, (by attorney James Turner WELLDON, admitted at 
                                                                                                        rent of 6/10d.


also: to 2 acres in South Mead in Kennington, in south east corner of meadow, abutting -
                          west & north- to land previously Arthur SHORTER, then Francis NORWOOD, George 
                                                    Finch HATTON
                          east & south - to river
                                                                                                        at rent of 9/4d. [106]
Occupied by Samuel & James FLINT, then John MATSON, Francis NORWOOD, Stephen FOORD .

RICHMOND admitted 

[ Previous Court 20 October 1824]

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[       ]  11 May 1896    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: George COBB & Edward DRYLAND

John Udal BUGLER, deceased, held -
(1) messuage or tenement, now cottages occupied by Widow HOMEWOOD & Peter YOUNG
(2) 4 cottages adjoining., built by Robert HOUGHTON, now occupied by Messrs. MOORE, BLACKMAN, 
ALLEN & HILLS .

Deceased 9 October 1895
By will dated 13 July 1894, property toJohn HUSSEY of Birmingham, gent., and his son-in-law Frederick HALL 
of the Rioulet, Folkestone, gent., as trustees for sale.
Probate 13 January 1896, to Frederick HALL, HUSSEY disclaiming .

Frederick HALL admitted, at rents of 2d. & 3d., but widow Emily entitled to moiety.
                                                                                                                                                [339 a & b]

HALL & Emily BUGLER then surrender to Wightwick Ovenden THURSTON, of Ashford, carpenter, on sale,
consideration 120, of premises at rent of 1 1/2d + 1 1/2d., and 1d. + 1d.
(Confirmed by Emily BUGLER by indtre 22 September 1897.)

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Thursday, 28 October 1897   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: William Richard BROWNE & Wightwick Ovenden THURSTON

William PIETY, senior, held -
(1) land near former forge, occupied by William POPE, previously John APSLEY, then John & Elizabeth SIDNEY,
since John BOURNE, Joseph DAWSON abutting -
                          east - to Marsh Street
                          south & west - to land previously Edith VIALL (?)
                          north - to forge, now stable.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                            [302]
(2) land 12ft. x 10ft. with cellar etc.
                                                                                                        Rent 1d.                           [303]
Occupied Jos. DAWSON now William Elliott Long BUSS

(3) land 18ft. x 2ft. 4in on north, 20 in. on south, abutting -
                          west - to land previously Phebe SUDELL, widow, then Edward BARRETT, John ABBOTT,
                                                     William PARNELL, now George How ANDREWS.
                          south - to messuage previously Thomas MORRIS, then John & Elizabeth SIDNEY, Jos.
                                                     DAWSON, now William PIETY
                          east & north - to highway.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                            [304]
Occupied by PIETY, now BUSS. 

Deceased 12 April 1870. By will dated 26 September 1868, property to trustees Thomas HOLLANDS, musician,
& Richard Henry ROBERTS, plumber.
Probate 11 June 1870.
By indtre 14 August 1883 George Simeon SENIOR of Hempstead Street, railway carriage trimmer, appointed
trustee in lieu of ROBERTS, then deceased.

HOLLANDS, now of Sevenoaks, musician, & SENIOR admitted, and then surrender to William Elliott Long BUSS,
of Ashford, gent., on sale, consideration 20.

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Wednesday 1 June 1898 Same Lord & Steward

Homage: William Richard BROWNE & Wightwick Ovenden THURSTON

John SANKEY of Ashford, grocer, deceased, held land & messuage, previously "Bell", abutting -
                          west - to land now enfranchised, previously George LEPINE, now Joseph COPPINS.
                          east - to passage & St. John's Lane
                          south - to building previously Meeting House, now warehouse
                          north - to freehold messuage of SANKEY
                                                                                                        Rent 1d.                           [155]
Occupied by Joseph SANKEY 

also: land abutting -
                          east - to land now enfranchised, previously Edward VANE, now William Harriot COKE.
                          west - to passage
                          north - to freehold messuage of COKE
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                                                                                                        Rent 4 1/2d.                     [156]
Occupied by John SANKEY 

also: land abutting -
                          west - to land previously Mark DORMAN 88 ft. 9 in.
                          south - to lands of Vicar 38ft. 3 in.
                          east - to lands of Vicar & George LEPINE, now BUGLER & Co., Ltd., & premises previously
                                                     DORMAN, now COKE 57 ft. 9 in.
                          north - to land previously DORMAN, now COKE 10 ft.
                                                                                                        Rent 2d.                          [101c]
Width to premises of COKE - 26 ft.


also : land, abutting -
                          east - to land of SANKEY
                          west - to land now enfranchised, previously LEPINE , now COPPINS
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          north - to messuage of SANKEY
previously with Meeting House.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                           [224]

Deceased 19 May 1881, & by will dated 8 March 1881, property to wife Sarah Jane SANKEY.
Probate 5 July 1881

Sarah Jane SANKEY deceased 27 September 1895, and by will dated 3 December 1890 property to trustees
Thomas COULTHARD, draper, & son Arthur George SANKEY for sale, but eldest son Sidney John SANKEY, 
(who managed her grocer's business) may buy for 1000 if required.
Probate 14 November 1895.

COULTHARD & A.G. SANKEY admitted, but then surrender to Sidney John SANKEY, on sale, consideration
300.

By indtre 31 December 1889, part of premises @ 4d. sold to COKE now apportioned - to William H. COKE 1d.
to S.J. SANKEY 3d.

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[         ] 1 June 1898    Same Lord & Steward

Homage: William Richard BROWNE & Wightwick Ovenden THURSTON

George How ANDREWS of Hastings surrenders to Walter Marshall RICHARDSON, George Harold HILLS, 
Stanley Vaughan GIBBS, & Anthony Edmund GIBBS, all of Ashford, brewers, (trading as Thos. CHAPMAN 
& Sons) on sale, consideration 400

yard of "Royal Oak" etc.                                                                        Rent 2/-                         [63]

(as at Court 10 April 1886).

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