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Extracts from Ashford Manor Court Rolls 1901 to 1910
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Tuesday 20 August 1901    Same Lords. Steward: James Turner WELLDON

Homage: William Richard BROWNE & Edward DRYLAND

Charles ATKINSON, deceased, held land as 1884 above.

Deceased 16 May 1900, and by will dated 30 May 1894, property to trustees Charles Mason ATKINSON,
surgeon, & Julius KINGSFORD, gent., for sale.
Probate 10 July 1900 [147b]

Trustees admitted.

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[        ] 24 April 1902   
Same Lords & Steward

Homage: William Richard BROWNE & Edward DRYLAND

Charles Atkey WOTTON surrenders to Thomas NOTTIDGE of Ashford, banker, on sale, consideration 100
land abutting -
                          north - to land of POMFRET BURRA & Co.
                          east - to land of Royal Oak & Baptist Chapel
                          south - to Baptist Chapel & St. John's Lane
                          west - to passage
                                                                                                         Rent 8d                           [       ]
Admitted 13 October 1885

Thomas NOTTIDGE admitted.

At Court 13 November 1902 NOTTIDGE surrenders on sale, consideration 100 to Eliza COZENS, of Ashford,
spinster, who is admitted.

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Tuesday 30 June 1903    Same Lord & Stewrd

Homage: William Richard BROWNE & Edward DRYLAND

Stephen HART of Woodside [Potter's Corner], Ashford, gent., held land with privy, part of garden previously 
Felix FAGG, abutting -
                          west - to land described next, previously Jos. SKINNER, then his widow, John FUKES, then 
                                                    his widow, occupied Edward Charles NORRINGTON.
                          east - to land of Baptists
                          north - to gutter
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                                                                                                        Rent 7d                             [137]


also: land with building erected by Jos. SKINNER, now pulled down, owned & occupied as west abuttal above,~
abutting -
                          north - to gutter
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          west - to land previously Martha PARKIN, then Samuel YATES, Widow HOUGHTON, Edward
                                                     VANE, now William Harriott COKE (now enfranchised).
                          east - to land above, previously Jos. SKINNER etc. as above.
                                                                                                        Rent 4 1/2d.                      [136]
Occupied by SKINNER, FUKES, Edwin Charles NORRINGTON


Stephen HART deceased 1 March 1879. By will dated 16 October 1877, property to trustees Frederick Hughes
HALLETT, Thomas EDWARDS, & Stephen BRIGGS of Great Chart, farmer.
By indtre. 1 November 1901   (1) Emma HART, widow, of Woodside   (2) Janie Margaret HART   (3) Elizabeth
Violet HART, both spinsters of same place  (4) Stephen Harold HART, gent., same place, are appointed trustees.

New trustees admitted.

[ Previous Court 3 October 1872

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Wednesday 29 June 1904    Lord: George Elwick JEMMETT,   Steward: J.T. WELLDON

Homage: William Richard BROWNE & Edward DRYLAND

Thomas Ebenezer SCOTT, gent., deceased, held land with messuage (previously 3 now 5 dwellings) abutting -
                          west - to land previously George LEPINE & devisee Robert HOUGHTON, now J.V. BUGLER Ltd.
                          north - to St. John's Lane
                          east - to land previously William SHARPE, now Gilbert LEWIS
                          south - to land of Vicar.
                                                                                                        Rent 2d.                          [349]
Occupied by Thomas BLACKMAN, William BANGHAM & George MILLER, now Messrs. YOUNG, 
BROMHAM, SHAXTED, OVENDEN & EARL.

Admitted 4 April 1850 
(on surrender of Edward & Mary Ann HAYWARD to moiety, & by will of Thomas SCOTT to other.)

Deceased 20 June 1881. By will dated 6 May 1881, property to wife Mary, son Thomas William SCOTT, &
son-in-law John Hanks COOPER as trustees.
Probate 28 July 1881
Mary SCOTT deceased 13 March 1894.
T.W. SCOTT of Hillview, Ashford, draper, & J.H. COOPER of Dashwood, Gravesend, auctioneer, admitted & 
then surrender to Sarah Matson PLEDGE , wife of William PLEDGE, of Barrowhill, farmer, consideration 450.

Sarah M. PLEDGE admitted

[ Previous Court 1 April 1850    Next Court 28 May 1923]


also: for land & messuage in 2 dwellings, previously stable, abutting -
                          north - to premises previously Frederick William CURTEIS, now Horace BROWN
                          south - to St. John's Lane
                          east - to passage previously CURTEIS, now common land.
                                                                                                        Rent 2/-                            [91]
occupied by Samuel SKINNER & another, now used as blacksmith forge, occupied by William BROMHAM


Admitted 6 November 1851 on surrender of Jos. BANKS, Samuel & Jane SKINNER & Catherine POPE.

T.W. SCOTT & COOPER admitted, as above, and then surrender to George Harrison HUNTER of Ashford, 
draper, on sale, consideration 55.

George Harrison HUNTER admitted.

[ Previous Court 6 November 1851    Next Court 22 November 1910]

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Monday 24 December 1906   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: William Richard BROWNE & Edward DRYLAND

George Wraight KNOWLES, gent., held building near Castle Lane, previously occupied by Francis WHITFELD,
then Samuel MUNN, Elizabeth SMYTHE, & Felicia SMYTHE, Rev. William DISNEY, Captain John TRITTON,
Thomas STARTUP, George Wraight KNOWLES, now George KNOWLES, and land adjoining, abutting -
                          west - to Castle Street
                          south - to messuage previously Edward HONISS, William ALLEN, now Charles CLEMETSON, 
                                                    & freehold premises previously brewhouse.
                          north & east - to land previously Prudence MATSON, Charles HAFFENDEN, now 
                                                    George HARPER
                                                                                                        Rent 1/2d [one halfpenny]   [351]

Admitted 14 September 1874 on surrender of Thomas John STARTUP.

Deceased 22 April 1889. By will dated 22 February 1869, property to wife Elizabeth for life, then to son George.
Probate 20 May 1889.
Elizabeth KNOWLES deceased 29 January 1905. Son born 6 October 1850.

George KNOWLES admitted.

[Previous Court 14 September 1874.]

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Friday 10 January 1910   
Same Lord & Steward

Homage: W.R. BROWNE & George Harrrison HUNTER

James MERCER, brickmaker, held 5 messuages, or tenements, occupied by Thomas BLACKMAN, Sarah
CARRECK, John WALLIS, Charles HAYCOCK, & Thomas BAKER, late Susan CARTWRIGHT, Ann HAYCOCK,
Richard GILLETT, William GILLET & Widow ROLFE, now W [     ] LAMBKIN, J [     ] OLIVER, R [    ] WILLMORE,
T [     ] E [     ] STACE, & [     ] PARISS, abutting -
                          east - to land of RIGDEN & DELMAR, occupied by Charles ROGERS, now GILES & BURDEN,
                                                     & also "Old English Gentleman" occupied by Thomas SETTERFIELD .
                          north - to Park Field, occupied by Charles HARRISON, now sold & messuage built.
                          west - to garden, now built on, previously Jenkin SKINNER, J. Russell PHILPOT, now 
                                                    Henry KNOCK
                          south - to premises previously CARRECK, ASHDOWN, now Charles George FREEMAN.
                                                                                                        Rent 4d.                           [215d]
Admitted 2 May 1800 [William CARRECK]

Deceased 26 July 1903. By will 13 February 1899 property to trustees, wife Mary Ann & 4 sons, Charles, Arthur,
Edward & Harry MERCER. Wife deceased before the death of MERCER .

Letters of administration with will granted 25 November 1903.

Trustees admitted, and then surrender to Richard MACKLIN of 35 New Street, Alice, wife of Albert POST, same
place, coachbuilder, & Mabel, wife of Jesse FAGG of 50 Garden Road, Folkestone, police constable, on sale,
consideration 500.

Richard MACKLIN etc. admitted.

[ Previous Court 10 January 1884.]

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28 April 1910   
Out of Court. [ as are all subsequent entries]

Richard GREENHILL & Robert FURLEY held moiety of Ashford Meadow, 7 acres, abutting -
                          east - to land previously Richard GREENHILL & land previously Sir Edward DERING, then 
                                                    John Russell LEWIS
                          south - to land of LORD OF MANOR, & Henry GOLD
                          west - to river
                          north - to land previously FARBRACE & WALL, now WINTHROP
                                                                                                        Rent 5/10d                        [94]
Occupied by William, then James WALL, Daniel PLEDGE, now KENT COUNTY COUNCIL.

Admitted 23 Decmber 1852  (by will of James WALL)

also: moiety of Little Princes in Willesborough.
                                                                                                        Rent 6d.                           [95]

Richard GREENHILL deceased 5 January 1867
Robert FURLEY deceased 9 September 1887 By will of 8 February 1887, property to Sir John FURLEY, of 
14 Evelyn Gardens, South Kensington, son-in-law Sir Gorges [?] FETTIPLACE, John Gwynne EVANS, now 
of Stamfordham Vicarage, Newcastle-on-Tyne, & Horace HAMILTON of Ashford, as executors.
Probate 15 November 1887.

Executors admitted.


ALSO:  Admiral George S.J. FARBRACE held other moieties.
Deceased 17 August 1909. By will dated 26 April 1902, property to Samuel PYM & Henry Strong BOYTON, of
Dover, gents., as trustees.
Daughter Maude WINTHROP of Dover replaced PYM, 10 October 1904.

Trustees admitted.

Trustees of both moieties then surrender to KENT COUNTY COUNCIL.


By indtre. 28 April 1910, sale to KCC, consideration - 2000 to Emma WALL, John DIMSDALE, Edward John
WALL, Charlotte Louisa WALL, James Newland BROWN & Edgare MORTON

AND 2000 to Henry Strong BOYTON & Maude WINTHROP

KCC admitted.

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22 November1910  
Out of Court                                                                                    U1045 - M20

George Harrison HUNTER held messuage in two dwellings, as at Court 29 June 1904 @ 2/-

Occupied by Sarah BROMHAM, William being deceased.

Deceased 9 April 1909. By will 17 March 1902, property to wife Emma Louisa HUNTER, & Frederick William
AMOS, banker's clerk, as trustees and executors.
Probate 10 May 1909

Executors admitted & then surrender to Sarah Ellen, wife of William PARKES of Bicester, Oxon, workhouse
master, consideration 85.

Sarah Ellen PARKES admitted.

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