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Okeover family of Okeover: title deeds, estate and family papers

The records reflect the steady acquisition of property with 12th - 19th century title deeds and estate papers for Atlow, Bradbourne, Snelston, Mapleton, Kniveton, Norbury, Fenny Bentley and Findern in Derbyshire and Okeover, Swinscoe, Mayfield, Ilam, Blore, Denstone and Calton in Staffordshire, including an early 17th century sketch map of Ilam. There are deeds for properties in Norfolk, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire. There are also manorial court records for Okeover 1422-1670, Atlow 1345-1670, Wymeswold, Leicestershire 1656-1728, Little Ellingham, Norfolk 1662-1627 and...

12th-20th cent

D231/M

Deeds and estate records

 

12th-20th cent

D231/M

Okeover family of Okeover: records

 

12th-20th cent

D231/M/B

Business

 

 

D231/M/B/1

Letters of Charles II directing Thomas Hodgson gent., and William Leeke to carry out the terms of an order in Chancery

23 Nov

 

1676

D231/M/B/1-7

Miscellaneous business papers of William Leeke, Serjeant-at-Law

 

 

D231/M/B/2

Letter from T Stanley to William Leeke regarding a bond

 

no date

D231/M/B/3

Further letter from T Stanley to William Leeke

13 Aug

 

1681

D231/M/B/4

Quitclaim by George Morton, son of John Morton deceased late of Stamford, Nottinghamshire, to William Leeke, Serjeant-at-Law, of all actions etc against William Leeke

30 Apr

 

1685

D231/M/B/5

Statement of the account between Christopher Hales and the executors of John Morton

 

1685

D231/M/B/6

Quitclaim by Christopher Hales to the executors of the will of John Morton, namely Thomas Bebington, William Leeke and Theophilus Barnard of all actions etc. against the executors, concerning Mary Morton's share of the portion of the younger daughter of John Morton or the moiety of £1000 which by John Morton's will was to be divided equally between his son George and daughter Mary (Mary died before receiving the money), reciting the will of John Morton and the appointment by Mary Morton of her sister Katherine Hales, wife of Christopher Hales, as her sole executor

30 Apr

 

1685

D231/M/B/7

Apprenticeship indenture by which Thomas Lawson, son of Anthony Lawson of Wymeswold was apprenticed to John Carman citizen and cutler of London for seven years

9 Jun

 

1731

D231/M/B/8-9

Two bound volumes of the business correspondence of Thomas Hollinshead of Ashenhurst

 

1703-1713

D231/M/B/8-240

Business papers relating to the legal practice of the Hollinshead family of Ashenhurst, Staffordshire

 

 

D231/M/B/10

Bond by William Williamson of North Rode, Cheshire, yeoman, and John Eaton of Eaton, Cheshire, yeoman, to William Deane of North Rode, yeoman and William and Thomas Swayne of North Rode in £40 : to pay £20

30 Oct

 

1558

D231/M/B/11-26

Bills, receipts and accounts relating to Francis Hollinshead, father of Thomas Hollinshead, and his brother Edward including land tax collection accounts

 

1665-1668

D231/M/B/27

Memorandum of an agreement by which if Francis Hollinshead shall happen to buy Wincle Grange from Peter Legh, then Thomas Legh of the Ridge, Chester, shall have two years after the sale of to redeem the estate for his own use

5 Mar

 

1665/1666

D231/M/B/28-30

Additional Hollinshead receipts

 

1666

D231/M/B/31

Further memorandum relating to an agreement by which if Francis Hollinshead shall happen to buy Wincle Grange from Peter Legh, then Thomas Legh of the Ridge, Chester, shall have two years after the sale of to redeem the estate for his own use by which, in case Peter Legh shall marry as a result of which he shall have £1200 with his wife by May Day, Francis Hollinshead promises to sell to him Wincle Grante at the oversight of Richard Levinge, Recorder of the City of Chester

1 Jan

 

1666/1667

D231/M/B/32-40

Further bills, receipts and accounts relating to Francis Hollinshead and his brother Edward

 

1666-1669

D231/M/B/41-42

Two letters from Peter Leigh to Francis Hollinshead regarding payments and a meeting with Sir foulke Lucye at Mayfield, Staffordshire

15/18 Feb

 

1668/1669

D231/M/B/43-72

Further bills, receipts and accounts relating to Francis Hollinshead and his brother Edward

 

1669-1672

D231/M/B/73-96

Bundle of correspondence, accounts, and other papers relating to the estate of Thomas Rudyard

 

1682-1694

D231/M/B/97

Receipt by Edward Hollinshead to Richard Pagitt for £1000

20 Aug

 

1682

D231/M/B/98

Solicitors bill for John Allen

 

1702

D231/M/B/99

Acknowledgement of a debt of £5 - John Allen and Richard Heath of Brookehouse to William Beech

13 May

 

1703

D231/M/B/100

Bond by John Allen and John Hambleton to John Heath of Stoke in £12 : to pay £6

27 Jan

 

1703/1704

D231/M/B/101

Rent receipts for Bradnop and Leek

 

1704

D231/M/B/102

Receipt by Greene to Allen for £5

5 May

 

1704

D231/M/B/103

Bond by John Allen to John Hambleton in £20

28 Jun

 

1704

D231/M/B/104

Bond by John Allen, John Hambleton and William James of Caverswall, collier, to James Sharratt of Hills in the parish of Cheddleton in £40 : to pay £20

28 Jun

 

1704

D231/M/B/105

Bond by John Allen of Brook house to John Hambleton of Stoke, architect, in £20 : to pay £10

14 Aug

 

1704

D231/M/B/106

Bond by John Allen of Brook house to John Hambleton of Stoke, architect, in £20

24 Aug

 

1704

D231/M/B/107

Bond by John Allen, William Brassington of Eaves Lane, Stoke, ironmaker and Edward Wright of Willfield, Stoke, farmer to James Sharratt of Hills, Cheddleton, Staffordshire in £300 : to pay £150

15 Jan

 

1704/1705

D231/M/B/108

Bond by John Allen to John Hambleton in £20 : to pay £10

6 Feb

 

1704/1705

D231/M/B/109

Bond by John Allen to Richard Clowes of Hilton, Burslem, in £33 : to pay £17

13 Nov

 

1705

D231/M/B/110

Receipt of an indenture by Thomas Hollinshead

7 Jan

 

1705/1706

D231/M/B/111

Bill - Thomas Hollinshead to John Allen

 

1706/1708

D231/M/B/112

Receipt - John Allen of Thomas Hollinshead

2 Apr

 

1706

D231/M/B/113

Receipt for £7 from Thomas Hollinshead being money directed and ordered by Sir William Gore for mourning upon the death of his Lady

2 Apr

 

1706

D231/M/B/114

Receipt for £3 10s from Thomas Hollinshead for the board and diet of Mrs Hampton Allen

12 Sep

 

1706

D231/M/B/115

Rent receipts for property in Leek

 

1707-1708

D231/M/B/116

Notes on an estate (Hollinshead)

 

circa 1710

D231/M/B/117

Declaration in the Court of Common Pleas concerning the title of 10 messuages, 100 acres of land, 50 a. of meadow, 20 a. of wood, 300 a. of pasture in the parishes of Stoke on Trent, Calverswall and Leek

 

no date

D231/M/B/118

Receipt for rents - Leek area

28 Dec

 

1710

D231/M/B/119

Hollinshead rental

 

no date

D231/M/B/120

Letter from L Lowe to Francis Hollinshead regarding a security

3 Aug

 

1713

D231/M/B/121

Mr Bayliffe's bill

 

1715-1719

D231/M/B/122

Receipt for £5, being half year's interest on £200 due at Michaelmas last - Mary Villers from Joseph Lee

16 Oct

 

1718

D231/M/B/123

Receipt of indentures relating to Crowgutter Ipstones - Simon Johnson from John Johnson of Crowgutter

18 Oct

 

1718

D231/M/B/124

Receipt - T Hollinshead from T Fenton

4 Nov

 

1718

D231/M/B/125

Bill for legal charges to the administrator of the goods of Mr Brooke deceased

 

1718-1719

D231/M/B/126

Letter

Letter from Mary Jolland to her grandfather (one of the Hollinsheads) requesting £20

24 Aug

1717

D231/M/B/127-129

Further Hollinshead bills and receipts

 

1719-1721

D231/M/B/130

Bond by Elizabeth Broadhurst of Hixton, Middlesex, to Thomas Hollinshead in £100 : to observe covenants in a mortgage of the same date 1 Jul

 

1721

D231/M/B/131

Letter from Thomas Hollinshead to Mr Trenley requesting a copy of the will of Mr John Mills of Fetter Lane, a Chancery Clerk

4 Oct

 

1721

D231/M/B/132-147

Miscellaneous Hollinshead bills and receipts

 

1722-1724

D231/M/B/148

Receipt - S Villers from Mr Moiser

3 Oct

 

1723

D231/M/B/149-162

Miscellaneous Hollinshead bills and receipts

 

1726-1729

D231/M/B/163

Copy letters from Margaret Burton to Thomas Hollinshead regarding the payment of £100

14/17/22 May

 

1728

D231/M/B/164

Letter from Mary Marsh to Thomas Hollinshead regarding rents of her estate

4 Nov

 

1728

D231/M/B/165-175

Further miscellaneous bills and receipts of Thomas Hollinshead

 

1729

D231/M/B/176

Award of Thomas Hollinshead of Ashenhurst in a dispute between Samuel Henworth of Burton-on-Trent and Thomas Tyddeswall of Ipstones concerning a parcel of timber on a common called Leek Moor, Staffordshire

3 Oct

 

1729

D231/M/B/177-178

Further miscellaneous bills and receipts

 

1730-1731

D231/M/B/188

Letter from Goodwin to Thomas Hollinshead regarding financial matters and a demand for £1100 by Leeke Okeover from the estate of his grandfather

26 Oct

 

1730

D231/M/B/189-211

Business correspondence between Thomas Leigh and Thomas Hollinshead, many of the letters being draft replies by Hollinshead

 

1731-1738

D231/M/B/212

Letter from Mr Whitaker to Leeke Okeover,

 

1730/1731

D231/M/B/213

Letter from Thomas Hollinshead to Leeke Okeover regarding "grandfather's will"

23 Mar

 

1730/1731

D231/M/B/214

Letter from Thomas Keeling to Thomas Hollinshead regarding the theft of a cow at Uttoxeter

20 Nov

 

1732

D231/M/B/215

Letter from Thomas Hollinshead to T Fenton Attorney

23 Dec

 

1732

D231/M/B/216

Reply to Thomas Hollinshead from T Fenton regarding a bond

27 Dec

 

1732

D231/M/B/217

Letter from Edward Oldfield to Thomas Hollinshead regarding money due to him from Lady Windebank's personal estate

1 Feb

 

1732/1733

D231/M/B/218

Further letter from T Fenton to Thomas Hollins-Head

2 Feb

 

1732/3

D231/M/B/219-227

Bills and receipts for clothing and drapery, relating to Hollinshead's account with Mr Burslem

 

1733-1734

D231/M/B/228-230

Correspondence regarding Mr Bayliffe's bill

 

1734-1735

D231/M/B/231-234

Further receipts relating to Hollinshead's account with Mr Burslem

 

1735-1737

D231/M/B/235

Further bill from Thomas Bayliffe

29 Jun

 

1735

D231/M/B/236

Further bill for J Burslem's clothing paid by Thomas Hollinshead

30 Nov

 

1735

D231/M/B/237

Copy affadavit by Thomas Hollinshead in a Chancery case regarding the estate of Lady Windebank

30 Mar

 

1736

D231/M/B/238

Bill for legal charges

8 Dec

 

1740

D231/M/B/239

Receipt

17 Mar

 

1740/1741

D231/M/B/240

Receipt from Philip Fernihough to Thomas Hollinshead

9 Feb

 

1743/1744

D231/M/E

Estate Papers

 

 

D231/M/E/1

Abstracts of title: Abstract of title of H F Okeover to various manors, messuages and lands at Okeover beginning with lease and release of 19/20 Nov 1699 on the marriage of Katherine Leeke and Thomas Okeover, by which Okeover, Okeover Woodhouse and Swinscoe and estates in Atlow and Mapleton released to trustees, and ending with recovery by Robert Baxter of the manor of Atlow, Michaelmas term 1798

 

circa 1820

D231/M/E/1-178

Okeover estate

Includes abstracts of title (D231M/E1-2), rentals (D231M/E34), surveys (D231M/E5-6) E5 available on CD 21, leases, tenancy agreements etc (D231M/E7-54)E7&8 available on CD 21, rebuilding of Okeover Hall, 1744-1764 (D231M/E55-160), other material regarding the hall (D231M/E161-162), accounts (D231M/E163-176) and Okeover Church (D231M/E177-178).

 

D231/M/E/1-498

Staffordshire and Derbyshire Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/2

Abstracts of title: Draft of part of abstract of title of H F Okeover to his estate at Okeover

 

circa 1830

D231/M/E/3

Rentals: Draft rental. Okeover and Woodhouse?

 

1695

D231/M/E/4

Rentals: Fragment of rental of the manor of Okeover

 

17th cent

D231/M/E/5/1

Survey: Account of the lands held by Roger de Acoure from the Prior of Tottebur (Tutbury): boundaries, rents and services given

 

[16th cent]

D231/M/E/5/2

Surveys: Survey of the lordship of Okeover

 

1699

D231/M/E/6

Surveys: Potato ground as measured by Joseph Pegg and James Allin

4 Dec

 

1775

D231/M/E/7

Demise

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Demise by Roger de Okeover to Richard le Walch baker, of the same place, of a fulling mill in Okeover for the term of four years beginning 29 Sep 1327: le Walch to build and repair the mill with timber provided by Roger de Okeover and the cost to be shared: likewise the annual profit of the mill to be shared equally between the two parties

Witnesses: Roger de Wensley of Mapleton, John le Lordessone of the same place, William de Wensley, Richard de Denstone, Richard de Bentley and others

Feast of St Michael the Archangel (29 Sep) 1 Edward III

Copy available: CD21

1327

D231/M/E/8

Writ

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Writ by Edward III to bring about an assize of novel disseisin, an action having been brought by Roger de Okeover against Thomas Wyther and his daughters in respect of three tenements in Okeover; the sheriff of Staffordshire ordered to name the time and place of the court

16 Nov

Copy available: CD21

1329

D231/M/E/9

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Lease by Thomas Okeover of Okeover esq., to Richard Boyse of Okeover of all the "oult ende to ye towne of Okovey" with all the fields that is for to say, reserving the the "nedurende" of 'the town house in Bestii's: gresud (grazed) all yere for to knowle lys Brudes upper after the Brooke to the Mylners Close and so up after Mylners to Brandwode Close and so after to the Coldewall gate and so after the Coldwalle Close to Pynchene Syde to the Wormstall hede and so down after the Wormstall hede down after the head of Zelley and after the head of Zelley to Foxle...

For copy, see CD/149

1443

D231/M/E/10

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Lease by Philip de Okeover, esq., to Thomas Wollow for 20 years of a tenement in Okeover formerly held by Thomas Turner and a fulling mill with two "stockes" in Okeover, and an enclosure called Cornemylne Holme late in the tenure of John Derby and a croft called Walchewoman Croft lying next to Okeover Park: annual rent of 30 shillings

3 May

 

1449

D231/M/E/11

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Lease by Philip Okeover, esq., to Richard Bowes of all the farm that the said Philip took of his grandsire Thomas Okeover and all that tithe and duties that belong to the Chruch of Okeover except a parcel of ground called Kylnerydyng which the parson of Blore holds: for 6 years at an annual rent of 21 marks

22 Jan

 

1450

D231/M/E/12

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Acquittance by William Crosse of Kings Bromley, Staffordshire, of Ralph Okeover, esq., from the payment of £41 due to John Aulcepe [Allsop] of Okeover Woodhouse

18 Jul

 

1561

D231/M/E/13

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Letter of attorney by Rowland Okeover of Okeover, Staffordshire, and Nicholas Okeover of Shirley, Derbyshire, gent., to Humphry Lee of Okeover, gent., and Roger Ryley of Okeover Park, yeoman, to enter and deliver seisin of a messuage or tenement in Okeover Woodhouse in the tenure or occupation of John and Philip Morton with all lands belonging to Philip Morton and Jane Ryley eldest daughter of Roger Ryley: to hold for the lives for the lives of Philip and Jane Ryley

11 Dec

 

1604

D231/M/E/14

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Lease by Rowland Okeover to Richard Milward of Mayfield, husbandman, of two closes in Okeover called the Ewe Pasture and the Smeeth - for 99 years at £17 10s per annum

14 May

 

1677

D231/M/E/15

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Lease by Rowland Okeover of Okeover, Staffordshire, to Richard Milward of Mayfield, husbandman, of a meadow in Okeover called the Ladyholme: for 99 years at £8 for the first year then £10 per annum: £5 per acre additional rent for every acre ploughed

5 May

 

1681

D231/M/E/16

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Counterpart Lease by Rowland Okeover of Okeover, Staffordshire, to Richard Milward of Mayfield, husbandman, of a meadow in Okeover called the Ladyholme: for 99 years at £8 for the first year then £10 per annum: £5 per acre additional rent for every acre ploughed

5 May

 

1681

D231/M/E/17

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Lease by Leeke Okeover of Okeover, esq., to George Wilcockson of Atlow yeoman, of a newly erected messuage house in Okeover called Hall Farm and several closes belonging namely Cow Close, the Meadow, Cow Close, Ox-leasow Wood, Hither Cowclose Pingle, Far Cowclose Pingle, Hanging Cowclose, Halls Pingle Halls Meadow, Mortons Hill, Fern Pingle, Nether Smeeth, Upper Smeeth, Pale Close, the Greaves, Morton's meadow, the Meadow Pingle and Morton's Pingle: the Meadow Pingle and Morton's Pingle: for 21 years at £70 per annum: £5 per annum additional rent for...

 

1743

D231/M/E/18

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Articles of agreement between Leeke Okeover of Okeover, Wrightson Mundy of Osbaston, Leicestershire, and John Eardley Wilmot of the Inner Temple London (trustees) and George Goodwin of Monyash, gent., John Whieldon of Croukston, gent., and Robert Shore of Snitterton, gent., by which in consideration of £2020, Okeover and trustees have sold to Goodwin, Whieldon and Shore all those 230 oaks, 53 ashes, 13 elm or maple trees, standing on a piece of ground called Oxe Leasow in Okeover, and also 190 oak, 20 ash in Peaches Wood in Okeover also 380 oak, 80 ash and 25...

 

1752

D231/M/E/19

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Articles of agreement between Henry Miller of Bristol organ maker, and Leak Okeover of Okeover, esq., for the repair of the organ in Okeover Church 31 Oct

 

1755

D231/M/E/20

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Thomas Swinscow of Pinchley Okeover: year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £95: messuage, dwelling house or tenement called Pinchley and 112 acres 2 roods 00 perch of land: spread and consume upon some part of the premises all the hay, straw and fodder, dung, compost and manure, raised and gathered upon the said premises: not to cut crop or lop any timber: not to plough or break up more than 15 acres in any one year: not keep in tillage any part thereof more than three successive years, in one of which...

 

1776

D231/M/E/21

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Bond accompanying Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Thomas Swinscow of Pinchley Okeover: in £190, to abide by the covenants and pay the rent

 

1776

D231/M/E/22-23

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and John Sellers of Cold Wall, farmer, with bond accompanying: year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £133: messuage, dwelling house or tenement called Cold Wall and 128 acres of land: not more than 20 acres to be ploughed in any one year: other husbandry covenants 21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/24-25

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Henry Ford of Little Park Okeover, with bond accompanying: year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £152: messuage dwelling house or tenement called Little Park and 148 acres of land: not more than 20 acres to be ploughed in any one year: other husbandry covenants

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/26-27

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Eld Millward of the Orchards Mayfield, with bond accompanying: year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £160: messuage, dwelling house or tenement called the Orchards and several closes in Mayfield and Okeover 145 acres 2 roods 00 perch: not more than 20 acres to be ploughed in any one year: other husbandry covenants

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/28-29

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Tenancy agreement between Edwaard Walhouse Okeover and Robert Hardy of Hollywood House, Okeover, with bond accompanying: year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £52: messuage, dwelling house or tenement called Hollywood House and 65 acres of land: not more than 8 acres to be ploughed in any one year: other husbandry covenants

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/30

Leases, tenancy agreements etc: Tenancy agreement between Moreton Walhouse of Hatherton, Staffordshire, surviving trustee of Leake Okeover, John Langton of Clifford Street, Middlesex, lawyer, guardian of Haughton Farmer Okeover, and Robert Fielden of the Inner Temple London, esq., by which it is agreed that Walhouse shall let to Fielden before 25 Dec the capital messuage called Okeover Hall with gardens and pleasure grounds and closes of meadow or pasture called the Far Copy, Middle Copy, the Copy, Grass Copy and Mill Meadow 24 acres 2 roods 14 perches for four years at an annual rent of...

 

1793

D231/M/E/31

Lease for 21 years by Haughton Farmer Okeover to Joseph Tabberer of Sutton on the Hill, yeoman, of a messuage or dwelling house in Mapleton and a water corn mill in Okeover: annual rent of £50

12 Jun

 

1799

D231/M/E/32

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover, and Henry Cox of Half Moon Street, Piccadilly, Middlesex, by which Okeover has let to Cox on a year to year tenancy at £118 per annum rent, Okeover Hall with the garden and pleasure grounds and closes called the Sand Copy, Far Copy, Middle Copy, Barn Copy, Grass Copy, Crabtree Close and Mill Meadow 35 acres 1 rood 28 perches: only the Sand Copy to be ploughed: standard husbandry covenants and additional rent of £51 14s 0d for the use of the furniture and goods 9 Feb

 

1801

D231/M/E/33

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Richard Rogers of Mapleton, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Rogers on a year to year tenancy of £240 per annum a messuage or tenement in Mapleton and closes called Cote Close, Goats Hole, Near Carlow, Far Carlow, Moor Nether Field, Dove Field, Ox Pasture, Beans Piece, Middle Field, Brickkiln Close, Horse Close, Horse Piece, Piece Gravel Beds, Calf Meadow, Little Mean Close, Little Carlow, Middle Carlow and Great Carlow, 120 acres 0 rood 03 perches in Mapleton and Okeover: additional rent of £10 per acre...

 

1801

D231/M/E/34

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and John Hodgkinson of Okeover, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Hodgkinson on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £70 18s 1d a messuage or tenement called Lees House and closes in Mayfield and Okeover called Peachwood Lane, Peachwood Leas, House Meadow, Brundwood Lane Pieces, Brundwood Flatts, Jooms Wood, Over White Meadow, Lower White Meadow, Middle White Meadow, Great Priest Close and Barn, Little Priest Close, 77 acres 3 roods 00 perch: only part of Brundwood Flatts and rent for ploughing any of the...

 

1801

D231/M/E/35

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Thomas Swinscow [Swinscoe] of Okeover, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Swinscow on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £112 10s 5d a messuage or tenement called Pinchley House, and closes called Upper Cold Wall, Far Little Lees, Near Lees, Long Lees, Bigs Lees, Far Pinchley, Lower Bassard Meadow, Little Fenham, Upper Bassard Meadow, Pegs Wood, Big Pinchley, Middle Pinchley, Near Pinchley, Bank O' the House, Lime Kiln Close, Bassard Bank, Pegs Bank, Pegs Lee and Nether Cold Wall, 112 acres 2 roods...

 

1801

D231/M/E/36

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Joshua Sellars of Okeover, farmer, by which Okeover has to let to Sellars on a year to year tenancy at £154 3s 8d, a messuage or tenement called Cold Wall House, and closes called Over Holme, Sand Fields, Wood Flatts, Horse Piece, Apes Yard Meadow, Apes Yard, Pale Close, Calf Croft, Wheat Piece, Cold Wall, Crabtree Piece, Far Coldwall, Nether Coldwall and New Meadow 128 acres 0 rood 24 perches: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing Over Holme, Wood Flatts, Horse Piece, Apes Yard Meadow, Apes Close, Pale...

 

1801

D231/M/E/37

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Hardy of Okeover, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Hardy on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £62 a messuage or dwelling house in Okeover called Hollywood House and closes called Back o' the House, Piece near New Piece, Hollywood Meadow, Far New Piece, Over Lees, Middle Leys, Little Lees, Hog Close, Near Long Hog Close, Far Long Hog Close, Top of Long Hog Close, Bradshaw's Croft, site of the Old House, Hog Slang and Little Hog Close, 65 acres 1 rood 11 perches: £10 per acre additional rent...

 

1801

D231/M/E/38

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and K Maskery of Okeover, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Maskery on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £180 2s., a messuage or tenement called Little Park House and closes called the Eyes (west of the river), the Eyes (east of the river), Big Leys on Further Horse Close, Yerly Meadows, Bushy Close, Big or Near Horse Close, Pingle, Little Horse Close, Pinchley Meadow (with barn), Rye Grass Close, Middle Close, Piece by the side of Kendar Stang, Calf Croft, Little Dyford and Meadow Head, Meadow Head...

 

1801

D231/M/E/39

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and George Gough of Mapleton farmer by which Okeover has let to Gough on a year to year tenancy at a rent of £240, messuage or tenement in Mapleton and closes in Mapleton and Okeover called Cote Close, Gotes Nook, Near Carlow, Far Carlow Moor, Nether Field, Dove Field, Ox Pasture, Bean Piece, Middle Field, Brickkiln Close, Horse Close, House Piece, Piece, Gravel Beds, Calf Meadow, Little Carlow, Middle Carlow and Great Carlow, 120 acres 0 rood 03 perches: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing Cote Close...

 

1803

D231/M/E/40

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Peake of Okeover, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Peake on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £80, Lease House and closes in Okeover and Mayfield as in D231M/E34: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing Peachwood Lane, Lees House Meadow, Brundwood Lane Piece, Other Brundwood Lane Piece, Great Brundwood Flatts, Over White Meadow, Lower White Meadow, Middle White Meadow, Priest Close, Great Priest Close and Little Priest Close: standard husbandry covenants as D231M/E20 in 11 Apr

 

1804

D231/M/E/41

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Anne Sellars, widow, of Okeover, by which Okeover has let to Sellars on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £210, Cold Wall House and farm as in D231M/E36: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing Holme Wood Flatts, Horse Piece, Apes Yard Meadow, Apes Yard, Pale Close, Calf Croft, Cold Wall, Crabtree Piece (except that part called Rough Piece) and the New Meadow: standard husbandry covenants as D231M/E20

10 May

 

1814

D231/M/E/42

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and W Jackson of Mayfield, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Jackson on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £200, a messuage and tenement in Mayfield called Marton Hill and closes in Okeover and Mayfield called Far Great Smeeth, Halstead and Moat, Near Great Smeeth, Little Paddock, Over Paddock, Pale Close, Far Great Smeeth, Halstead and Moat, Near Great Smeeth, Little Paddock, Over Paddock, Pale Close, Far Little Smeeth, Far Middle Smeeth, Far Over Smeeth, Near Over Smeeth, Near Middle Smeeth, Near...

 

1814

D231/M/E/43

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Henry Samuel Maskery of Little Park Okeover, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Maskery on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £300, Little Park Farm as in D231M/E38 £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing the Eyes (east and west of the river), Pinchley Meadow, Slang, Calf Croft, Little Dyford and Meadow Wood, Meadowhead Pingle, Gravel Beds, Nether Dyford, Over Dyford Pasture at the house and Lower Wood Close: standard husbandry covenants as in D231M/E20 10 May

 

1814

D231/M/E/44

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Thomas Swinscow of Okeover farmer by which Okeover has let to Swinscow on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £150, Pinchley House Farm as in D231M/E35 £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing Lower Bassard Meadow, Little Fenham, Upper Bassord Meadow, Pegs Wood, Lime Kiln Close, Bassord Banks Pegs, Bank Pegs Lee and Nether Coldwall, standard husbandry covenants as in D231M/E20 10 May

 

1814

D231/M/E/45

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Tomlinson of Okeover farmer, by which Okeover has let to Tomlinson on a year to year tenancy at a rent of £95 per annum, Lees House Farm as in D231M/E34 and D231M/E40 £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing Peach Wood, Bruntwood Flatts, Joans Wood and Middle White Meadow: standard husbandry covenants as in D231M/E20 10 Jul

 

1815

D231/M/E/46

Leases, tenancy agreements: Lease by Haughton Farmer Okeover of Oldbury Hall, Mancetter, Warwickshire, esq., to Dame Sarah Caroline Sitwell of Renishaw Hall widow, of Okeover Hall and closes called the Sand Copy, Grass Copy, Middle Copy and New Barn Copy 25 acres 2 roods 26 perches, also sole use of the fishpond in the park, liberty to angle in the Dove and to ride and walk in the park: for 10 years at £141 per annum rent: £10 per acre additional rent for any land ploughed apart from the Sand Copy and £10 per acre for any land mown more than two years in succession: Dame Sarah to pay all...

 

1818

D231/M/E/47

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and John Clarke, miller, of Mapleton, by which Okeover has let to Clarke on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £70 a messuage or dwelling house croft and garden in Mapleton 1 acre 1 rood 00 perch and all those water corn mills with appurtenances in Okeover 1 Aug

 

1820

D231/M/E/48

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farm Okeover and Grace Hardy of Okeover, widow, by which Okeover has let to Hardy on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £83, a messuage or tenement called Hollywood House in Okeover and closes called Back o' the House Piece, Near New Piece, Hollywood Meadow, Far New Piece, Over Lees, Middle Lees, Little Lees, Hog Close, Near Long Hog Close, Far Long Hog Close, Top of Long Hog Close, Bradshaws Croft, site of old Hog Houses, Hog Slang and Little Hog Close, 65 acres 1 rood 11 perches: £10 per acre additional rent for...

 

1824

D231/M/E/49

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Cooper of Okeover, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Cooper, on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £95, Lees House farm in the parish of Okeover and closes called Peachwood Lane, Peachwood Lees House, Meadow Lane Piece, Brentwood Flatts, Joan's Wood, Overwhite Meadow, Lower White Meadow, Middle White Meadow, Great Priest Close and barn and Little Priest Close 37 acres 3 roods 01 perch in Okeover and Mayfield: £10 per acre additional rent for every acre of Peach Wood, Burntwood Flatts, Joan's...

 

1825

D231/M/E/50

Leases, tenancy agreements: Contract for sale of timber between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Joseph Brookes of Mapleton, timber merchant, and Thomas Lees of Mapleton, gentleman, by which in consideration of £430, Okeover has sold to Brookes and Lees a parcel of timber on land in Okeover called Far Peggs Wood consisting of 44 elm, 45 oak, 5 maple, 1 alder and 170 ash 10 Dec

 

1827

D231/M/E/51

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farm Okeover and John Yates of Mapleton, miller, by which Okeover has let to Yates a messuage or dwelling house garden and croft at Mapleton 1 acre 1 rood 00 perch and water corn mills with appurtenances and a parcel of pasture or meadow adjoining called Over Holmes or Sellars Holme in Okeover: year to year tenancy, annual rent of £105: £10 additional rent per acre for any part of the close ploughed up

7 Oct

 

1828

D231/M/E/52

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Thomas Lees of Mapleton farmer by which Okeover has let to Lees on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £175, a messuage or tenement called Cold Wall House with barns etc., and closes called Sand Field, Wood Flatts, Horse Piece, Apes Yard Pale Close, Calf Croft, Wheat Piece, Cold Wall, Crabtree Piece, Far Cold Wall, Nether Cold Wall and New Meadow: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing Wood Flatts, Horse Piece, Apes Yard, Pale Close, Calf Croft, Cold Wall, Crabtree Piece and New Meadow: husbandry ...

 

1829

D231/M/E/53

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Thomas Smith of Okeover farmer by which Okeover has let to Smith on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £95 Lees House Farm D231M/E49: ploughing and other husbandry covenants

16 Apr

 

1830

D231/M/E/54

Leases, tenancy agreements: Tenancy agreement between James Haughton Langston of Sarsden House Oxford, esq., and William Stratford Dugdale of Merevale Hall Warwickshire, esq., trustees under the will of H F Okeover, and Thomas Lees of Okeover, farmer by which Langston and Dugdale have let to Lees on a year to year tenancy at an annual rent of £140. Cold Wall House Farm D231M/E36 and D231M/E41: £20 per acre additional rent for ploughing Lowe Bassord Meadow, Upper Bassord Meadow, Pegs Wood, Lime Kiln Close, Bassord Bank, Pegs Leys and Nether Coldwall: husbandry covenants D231M/E49

30 Apr

 

1840

D231/M/E/55

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: A note on "the content of the stone work in the from and all the window sills"

 

no date [circa 1750]

D231/M/E/56-57

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: An estimate for sundry alterations at Okeover - putting in windows, plastering etc

 

circa 1760

D231/M/E/58

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Memorandum of labour and materials

 

no date

D231/M/E/59

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Memorandum of an agreement between Leak Okeover and Joseph Harlow of Ashbourne, bricklayer, for rebuilding part of Okeover Hall

17 May

 

1744

D231/M/E/60

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764:

Plan of new fireplace at Okeover Hall and pencil drawing of an estate house

circa 1745

D231/M/E/61

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Elevation of the West Front of Okeover Hall and plans of one room

 

circa 1745

D231/M/E/62

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Plans and elevations of gatehouses by Joseph Sanderson

 

1745/6

D231/M/E/63

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Small plan of fireplace

 

circa 1745

D231/M/E/64

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Plan and elevation of portico

 

circa 1745

D231/M/E/65

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Plan and elevation of part of Okeover Hall

 

circa 1745

D231/M/E/66

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Water colour sketch of fireplace

 

circa 1745

D231/M/E/67

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Large scale drawing of Corinthian cornice

 

circa 1745

D231/M/E/68

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Design

 

circa 1745

D231/M/E/69

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Articles of agreement between Leake Okeover and Joseph Sanderson of St George's, Bloomsbury, builder, by which Okeover agrees to pay to Sanderson £474 10s as soon as the contracts for rebuilding the Hall fulfilled and the work completed

 

1745

D231/M/E/70

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Estimate by Joseph Sanderson for rebuilding the East end of Okeover Hall £360 with detailed account of work to be carried out

30 Oct

 

1745

D231/M/E/71

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover accompanying "designs for the middle part in the Italian manner"

1 Nov

 

1744

D231/M/E/72

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding the "expense of the Venetian side"

 

circa 1745

D231/M/E/73

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover enclosing receipt for silver plate

5 Feb

 

1744/5

D231/M/E/74

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding the "calculation for the ceiling"

9 Mar

 

1744/5

D231/M/E/75

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding the cost of the "little ceiling and the sashes for the windows in the "Temple of Pomona"

27 Apr

 

1745

D231/M/E/76

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding a disagreement with his cousin John Sanderson

10 May

 

1745

D231/M/E/77

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding using up the old stone with memorandum for Simon File and the plasterers

11 May

 

1745

D231/M/E/78

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding furniture for Mrs Hollinshead

2 Jun

 

1745

D231/M/E/79

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover thanking him for a gift of venison

28 Sep

 

1745

D231/M/E/80

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover

21 Mar

 

1746

D231/M/E/81

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to John Silvester the joiner at Okeover regarding the supply of materials, the design for the brewhouse, plinths of "siena marble" etc

 

1746

D231/M/E/82

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover

20 May

 

1746

D231/M/E/83

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding a chimney piece and grate and Sanderson's absence from Okeover

31 May

 

1746

D231/M/E/84

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding his account

 

circa 1746

D231/M/E/85

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover mentioning a new design for the South front

8 Jul

 

1746

D231/M/E/86

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover

12 Jul

 

1746

D231/M/E/87

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover mentioning that he hopes the outside building will be completed in Oct

16 Oct

 

1746

D231/M/E/88

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover mentioning altering a chimney piece

25 Oct

 

1746

D231/M/E/89

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding glazing the skylight on the main staircase at Okeover and the wainscoating at Wymeswold Hall 1 Nov

 

1746

D231/M/E/90

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding the South front

22 Nov

 

1746

D231/M/E/91

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover again regarding a design for the south front

9 Dec

 

1746

D231/M/E/92

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding Okeover's suggestions for alterations to Sanderson's design

27 Dec

 

1746

D231/M/E/93

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Sanderson to Okeover regarding his account

28 Mar

 

1747

D231/M/E/94

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from R Sanderson regarding the settling of the account

5 Jun

 

1750

D231/M/E/95

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Further letter from Rebecca Sanderson (widow of Joseph) regarding the settling of the account

28 Mar

 

1750

D231/M/E/96

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Rebecca Sanderson to Okeover Mr File wants to settle his demands

27 Apr

 

1749

D231/M/E/97

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Rebecca Sanderson to Okeover again regarding her account

29 Nov

 

1748

D231/M/E/98

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Joseph Sanderson to Okeover regarding the valuation of Ashenhurst and Tearsworth Farms near Leek

7 Aug

 

1745

D231/M/E/99

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Receipt of £7 for work done at Okeover by Joseph Sanderson

24 Feb

 

1745

D231/M/E/100

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Leeke Okeover (file continues the building work after Sanderson's death) mentioning that the larder and the first floor are completed with sketch of gate posts on the back

25 Jun

 

1748

D231/M/E/101

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding timber

20 Jan

 

1747/1748

D231/M/E/102

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover mentioning that most of the roof is up and various other matters

30 Jan

 

1748/1749

D231/M/E/103

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding his estimate for work to be done

13 Feb

 

1748/1749

D231/M/E/104

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding painting the bedrooms

17 Jun

 

1749

D231/M/E/105

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding finishing the dairy

21 Apr

 

1750

D231/M/E/106

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding a sketch of a room and a sale of Mr Poole Booth's timber at Broadlow Ash

12 Dec

 

1750

D231/M/E/107

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding the timber sale at Broadlow Ash and his need for oak and the proportion of the portico

14 Jan

 

1751

D231/M/E/108

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover again regarding Broadlow Ash timber

4 Mar

 

1751

D231/M/E/109

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover he has estimated the carpenters' bricklayers', plumbers', glaziers' and plasterers' work so far as the side of the portico: £192 estimated for the work

12 Mar

 

1751

D231/M/E/110-111

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Two letters from Simon File to Okeover regarding stone

7 & 28 Apr

 

1751

D231/M/E/112

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover mentioning Robert Bakewell who is making the gates and some timber on Banks Hodgkinson's estate

13 May 1751

 

1751

D231/M/E/113

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Part of a letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding sundry work at Okeover including the rails and bannisters for the Westwing and the shortage of stones and bricks

 

no date

D231/M/E/114

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Part of a letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding work in the coachman's stable

 

no date

D231/M/E/115

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Mason's bill for work at Okeover Hall

 

1745-1746

D231/M/E/116-121

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Six letters from Richard Kay one of the builders engaged at Okeover Hall relating to sundry matters associated with the rebuilding of the Hall

 

1748-1749

D231/M/E/122-123

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Anthony Berrisford's estimate for the stonemason's work with covering letter

25 Feb

 

1750/1

D231/M/E/124

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: The balance of the bill given in to Leak Okeover by Simon File

23 Sep 1758

 

1758

D231/M/E/125

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Days work done for Leak Okeover by Simon File since the bill given in to 23 Sep 1758

 

1758-1759

D231/M/E/126

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Memorandum regarding the "old iron work at Derby" (Bakewell?)

 

no date

D231/M/E/127

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: An estimate for the door case

 

no date

D231/M/E/128

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Timber wanted for the church

 

no date

D231/M/E/129

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Notes on lengths [of timber]

 

no date

D231/M/E/130

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Note regarding Mr Fitzherbert's health

 

no date

D231/M/E/131

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Note regarding Butcher and Belcher's bill

 

no date

D231/M/E/132

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Ann File's bill for paint, timber, screws etc

 

1762-1763

D231/M/E/133

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding drawings for further work at Okeover Hall

29 Dec

 

1756

D231/M/E/134

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Receipt for timber from Simon File

24 Oct

 

1757

D231/M/E/135

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Small drawing of part of the East wing

 

circa 1750

D231/M/E/136

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Bill for Venetian window and other items

 

1757

D231/M/E/137

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Simon File's bill for wood

9 Nov

 

1757

D231/M/E/138

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding a drawing of a chimney piece

25 Feb

 

1758

D231/M/E/139

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Simon File's bill for oak

23 Jun

 

1758

D231/M/E/140

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Receipt for £20 for "the new building"

13 Jun

 

1758

D231/M/E/141

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Receipt for £10 - Simon File

23 Sep

 

1758

D231/M/E/142

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: List of lead, pins, glue and other items paid for by Simon File for Leak Okeover

 

1758

D231/M/E/143

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Bill for work done by Simon File regarding £300 agreed estimate

 

1757

D231/M/E/144

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: The balance of the bill given to Leak Okeover by Simon File for work done and materials to 6 Nov 1759

 

1759

D231/M/E/145

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding window sashes and steps in the flower house

 

1760

D231/M/E/146

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Estimate by Simon File for rebuilding the south-east end of Okeover Hall

20 Aug

 

1756

D231/M/E/147

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Day's work done at the Great Dining Room at Okeover by Simon File

 

1760

D231/M/E/148

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Simon File to Okeover regarding timber for various jobs

11 Mar

 

1761

D231/M/E/149

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: George Moreton's bill for days work at Okeover

 

1759-1760

D231/M/E/150

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Balance of the bill given to Leak Okeover by Simon File for work and materials

 

1760

D231/M/E/151

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: List of wood, paint, nails, etc., delivered to Okeover by Simon File

8 Sep

 

1763

D231/M/E/152

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Simon File's estimate for the "labour of the wood-work at the Hott House in Kender Garden at Okeover"

 

no date

D231/M/E/153

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Simon File's estimate to take down the Pavilion and build it up again and a room to be built at the back of it to be 14 feet wide and 16 feet long, with small rough drawing.

 

no date

D231/M/E/154

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: File's bill for building work

 

1757-1758

D231/M/E/155

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Agreement between Simon File and Peter Pearson for Pearson to lay flagging and steps in the Garden House at Okeover

6 Feb

 

1760

D231/M/E/156

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Letter from Thomas Savill to Okeover mentioning a chimney piece at Okeover

25 Sep

 

1760

D231/M/E/157

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: John Dawson's estimate for a chimney piece

 

1764

D231/M/E/158

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Particulars of all day work done for Leak Okeover at Okeover Hall by Simon File, George Morton and Richard Parker from 3 Mar 1745 to Apr 1748

 

1745-1748

D231/M/E/159

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Simon File's estimate for laying the Little Parlour Floor

8 Aug

 

1753

D231/M/E/160

Rebuilding Okeover Hall 1744-1764: Receipts for iron work (Bakewell ?)

 

1759

D231/M/E/161

Other material relating to Okeover Hall: Later plan of part of Okeover Hall by J Potter

 

circa 1810

D231/M/E/162

Other material relating to Okeover Hall: Design for flower bed at Okeover Hall

 

circa 1850

D231/M/E/163-164

Accounts: Receipts for Okeover land tax

 

1718

D231/M/E/165-166

Accounts: Receipts for Okeover land tax

 

1719

D231/M/E/167-174

Accounts: Documents relating to the "Morley affair" including receipts, accounts and quitclaim by George Morley of all actions etc against Leake Okeover - Morley tenant to Little Park Farm

 

1739-1749

D231/M/E/175

Accounts: A scheme for a labourer's book

 

1734

D231/M/E/176

Accounts: Game book, Okeover

 

1905-1938

D231/M/E/177

Okeover Church: Estimate for work carried out by Simon File at Okeover Church

 

1759-1760

D231/M/E/178

Okeover Church: Engraving of the interior of Okeover church

 

1864

D231/M/E/179-180

Abstract of title and supplemental abstract of title of Messrs. Waterfall and Mellors to a messuage and lands at Swinscoe beginning with release of 20 Jan 1719/1720 between Rt Hon [Right Honourable] Edward Lord Harley and Rt Hon Henrietta Cavendish Hollis Harley his wife, William Lord Vincent Cheyne, Peter Walter, esq., John Morley esq., and Peniston Lamb, gent., reciting that Lamb has agreed with Cheyne, Walter and Morley for the absolute purchase of certain manors, lands, tenements and hereditaments (including the Manor of Swinscoe) for £16400, and ending with the will of William...

 

circa 1811

D231/M/E/179-235

Swinscoe and Woodhouse Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/181

Abstract of title of Mr Thomas Hodgkinson to lands in Swinscoe in the parishes of Blore and Mayfield beginning with an extract from the will of Richard Lisett of Wirksworth by which he devised all his messuages, lands tenements and hereditaments, freehold and copyhold to Richard Bagshaw the elder and Richard Bagshaw, the younger, John Machin and John Odingsells Leek of Wirksworth, for 99 years in trust for his kinsman Richard Bruckshaw, Elizabeth Lowe and Dorothy Beighton, and ending with mortgage by Thomas Hodgkinson to John Goodwin Johnson, 17 Jul 1813, of all that messuage or tenement...

 

1815

D231/M/E/182

Abstract of title of Mr Thomas Hodgkinson to lands in Swinscoe in the parishes of Blore and Mayfield beginning with an extract from the will of Richard Lisett of Wirksworth by which he devised all his messuages, lands tenements and hereditaments, freehold and copyhold to Richard Bagshaw the elder and Richard Bagshaw, the younger, John Machin and John Odingsells Leek of Wirksworth, for 99 years in trust for his kinsman Richard Bruckshaw, Elizabeth Lowe and Dorothy Beighton, and ending with mortgage by Thomas Hodgkinson to John Goodwin Johnson, 17 Jul 1813, of all that messuage or tenement...

 

1815

D231/M/E/183

Abstract of title of Richard Gould of Ridge in the parish of Sheen, Staffordshire, to land in Offcote and Underwood in the parish of Ashbourne and at Swinscoe Woodhouse, beginning with a mortgage by Thomas Hodgkinson of Ashbourne innkeeper to Richard Gould of Pilsbury, gent., and Richard Buxton of Macclesfield, grocer, dated 3/4 Sep, 1815, of a close in Offcote and Underwood known as Windowfield, 2 acres 2 roods 07 perches, and two closes in Swinscoe Woodhouse called the Croft and Hill Meadow (in Mayfield parish) and a closein Swinscoe called Meadow Pingle (in Blore Parish), together 3...

 

1824

D231/M/E/184

Abstract of title of John Gallimore to a close of land called the Netlows in Swinscoe, beginning with a mortgage of 20 Oct 1762 by Daniel Lowndes of Swinscoe, Staff., yeoman, to Ralph Adams of Narrow Dale in the parish of Alstonefield, yeoman, for £200, of a messuage, closes called Blackshaw Field, Home Croft and 1 land and 1½ lands in the Blackshaw Field and 4 pieces in the Town Meadow

 

1838

D231/M/E/185

Abstract of title of William Gallimore to an estate at Swinscoe in the parishes of Mayfield and Blore, beginning with an indenture of mortgage of 23 Dec 1766 by Richard Lisett alias Bruchshaw of Shirland to John Hall of Wensley, in consideration of £300, of a messuage and tenement in Swinscoe with all appurtenances then in the occupation of Philip Peach

 

1838

D231/M/E/186

Abstract of title of Rev Edward Hodgson, clerk, to several freehold messuages lands and grounds at Swinscoe in the parish of Blore beginning with marriage settlement date 18/19 Mar 1678/1679 on the marriage of John Offley to Ann Crewe

 

1844

D231/M/E/187

Abstract of title of John Gallimore to of a messuage, closes called Blackshaw Field, Home Croft and 1 land and 1½ lands in the Blackshaw Field and 4 pieces in the Town Meadow again beginning with Lowndes' mortgage of 20 Oct 1762

 

1844

D231/M/E/188

Abstract of title of Mr Thomas Hodgkinson to an estate at Swinscoe in the parishes of Mayfield and Blore beginning with the will of Richard Lisett of Wirksworth, gent

 

1845

D231/M/E/189

Abstract of title of William Gallimore to a messuage and land at Swinscoe in the parish of Blore, beginning with lease and release by Daniel Lowndes of Grindon to Henry Ford of Little Park Okeover, dated 4/5 Apr 1781, of a messuage at Swinscoe close called Blagshaw Field, Home Croft, 1 acre and 1½ lands in Blagshaws Field and four parcels of meadow in Town Meadow

 

1848

D231/M/E/190

Abstract of title of Stanley Pipe Wolferston, esq., Rev Paul Belcher and Richard Beaumont Child, esq., to the manor of Mayfield beginning with lease and release 5/6 Apr 1763 by Sussanah Ley of Mayfield spinster to John Williamson of the borough of Stafford and William Greaves in Ingleby, gent., of the manor of Mayfield and ending with agreement of 24 Mar 1848 by which the manor sold to Belcher, Child and H C Bingham

 

circa 1850

D231/M/E/191

Copy gift by Hugh de Okeover to Roger de Okeover of all that land in Woodhouses which Hewit held except for eight acres which he holds himself in Finhas, namely that messuage which Hewit held and two tofts in the same vill which Siwy and Hathewell held and 46 acres in the field remain to the said Roger; and he grants also to Roger the recognition and the land as part of his inheritance; to be held from Hugh with all usual services and homages and paying a mark of silver for the recognition and an annual rent of 3s and suit of mill at a twentieth of the grain and suit of court Witnesses...

 

temp Edward III

D231/M/E/192

Rocester Abbey Cartulary

(a) Gift by Robert son of David de Calver with the assent of his wife Avis to the Holy Church of St Mary's Rocester, and its canons of three bovates of land in the vill of Swinscoe, two bovates which Hugh de Woodhouses held and that bovate which Reginald held, together with service and homage of the bovate held by William, Knight

Witnesses: Lord Robert de Okeover, Henry de Denstone, Robert de Stanton, William de Haywood, Robert de Thorpe, Geoffrey de Sedsall,, Roger de Woodhouses, Ralph son of Philip and others

(b) Gift by Henry de Wootton to the Holy Church of St Mary's Rocester and its...

15th cent

D231/M/E/193

Further copy of part of the Rocester Abbey Cartulary

 

15th cent

D231/M/E/194

Copy mortgage by John Waterfall of Swinscoe, farmer, to John Goodwin Johnson of Bradbourne, esq., of one six part of a messuage and 30 acres of land in Swinscoe

7 May

 

1807

D231/M/E/195

Abstract of feoffment by John Waterfalle of Swinscoe, yeoman, and Mary his wife, William Waterfall, of Ashbourne, baker and Ralph Waterfall of Mayfield, yeoman, Hannah Mellor or Mayfield, widow, John Mellor, yeoman, Charles Mellor, yeoman, John Haywood of Atlow, yeoman, and Ann his wife (nee Mellor), Thomas Mellor of Mayfield, yeoman, and William Mellor of Mayfield, yeoman, to Richard Utting of Okeover, yeoman, of a messuage, tenement or farm at Swinscoe with Homestead 6 acres 0 rood 15 perches, the Netlows 3 acres 0 rood 02 perches, Back of the Hill, 2 acres 3 roods 28 perches, End Croft...

 

1815

D231/M/E/196

Copy covenant for production of title deeds relating to the Netlows, 3 acres 0 rood 03 perches, in Swinscoe: John Gallimore of Mayfield, yeoman, to James Haughton, Langston of Sarsden House, Oxford, esq., and William Stratford Dugdale of Merevale Hall Warwickshire, esq., trustees under the will of H F Okeover

26 Mar

 

1839

D231/M/E/197

Copy assignment by John Goodwin Johnson to William Haines of Birmingham, gent., for the remainder of a 1000 years terms the property recited in a mortgage of 23 Dec 1766 by Richard Lisett alias Bruckshaw to John Wall

27 Mar

 

1839

D231/M/E/198

Copy assignment by Thomas Wise of Ashbourne, gent., to William Haines of Birmingham, gent., of the remainder of the 500 year term in the mortgage of 20 Oct 1762 by Daniel Lowndes to Ralph Adams and the piece of land in Swinscoe called the Netlows, 3 acres 0 rood 02 perches

26 Mar

 

1839

D231/M/E/199

Valuation of the timber on the Swinscoe estate

8 Apr

 

1845

D231/M/E/200

Lease by Hugh de Okeover to Richard de Laforde of two bovates of land in Swinscoe namely that which Yvelot held: to be held for 21 years from the feast of St Martin 26 Henry III at an annual rent of 6s 2d for all services except foreign and suit of mill at a twentieth of the grain and suit of court

Witness: William de Alditle[ Alderley/Audley]

 

1241

D231/M/E/201

Lease by John son of Henry son of Robert del Woodhouses and Lettice daughter of William de Praers to William son of Robert del Woodhouses of three plots of land with appurtenances in Woodhouse, one called le Oldehouseyard and the second called le Parrok and the third called Howeclif: to hold for life at a rent of 13 silver pennies: to revert to John and Lettice and their heirs on the death of William

Witnesses: Ralph del Woodhouse, Hugh Asser de Swinscoe, Richard Smith of Mayfield, Henry Avot, William, clerk, and others Friday in Easter Week (24 Apr)

 

1332

D231/M/E/202-203

Lease by Adam son of Hawise de Calton to Thomas his son of all his messuages with buildings superstructures and all his lands and tenements with appurtenances in Swinscoe: to be held for life at an annual rent of 20 pence: remainder to Thomas if he survives his father

Witnesses: Roger le Deye, Hugh de Bayli, Richard de Calton, Henry de Bayli, Robert de Rampdale and others

12 Feb

 

1386

D231/M/E/204-205

Tenancy agreement (with bond) between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Thomas Hodgkinson of Woodhouse, farmer, by which Okeover lets to Hodgkinson on a year-to-year basis a messuage or tenement in Woodhouse and 174 acres of land at an annual rent of £145: not to break up more than 20 acres in any one year: not to keep any part in tillage more than three years successively in one of which three years the same to be in summer fallow, and also shall and will sow such land with 12 lbs to cover seeds at the least or a proper quality of other proper grass seeds in the third and last years tillage in...

 

1776

D231/M/E/206

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Charles Okeover and Samuel Archer of Swinscoe farmer, by which Okeover has let to Archer on a year-to-year basis, several closes of land in Swinscoe namely Long Croft, New Long Croft and the Hill, 19 acres 3 roods 09 perches, at an annual rent of £40: an additional rent of £20 per acre for ploughing up the Hill: in the course of tillage not to take more than three crops of corn from off the said lands and shall during such tillage make a summer fallow for wheat or a fallow for turnips and shall not take more than one copy of corn or grain upon such land as...

 

1847

D231/M/E/207

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Charles Okeover and John Chadwick of Mappleton [Mapleton], farmer, by which Okeover has let to Chadwick on a year-to-year basis, several pieces of land at Swinscoe namely Little Flat, Big Flat, Little Upper Flat, Big Upper Flat, Greave Lands, Field Meadow, Upper Close, Lower Close, Back of the Hill, Hill End, Near Hill, Middle Hill, Far Hill, Lime Kiln Hill, Back of the Hill and Lime Kiln Plantations, 89 acres 1 rood 08 perches, at an annual rent of £120, with an additional rent of £20 per acre for ploughing up Little Upper Flat, Big Upper Flat, Greave...

 

1847

D231/M/E/208

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Charles Okeover and Samuel Archer of Swinscoe, farmer, by which Okeover has left to Archer, land in Swinscoe at the same rent and on the same conditions

23 Nov

 

1850

D231/M/E/209

Award following arbitration by Ralph Egerton, Robert Falkhurst, Nicholas Fitzherbert and John de la Wood in a dispute between John, Abbot of Rocester and James and Lawrence Thickness of Balterley regarding two oxgangs of land in Swinscoe and six acres of land in the Woodhouse, one oxgang being the gift of Ralph de Bicklow, the other the gift of a former Abbot of Rocester by the award the two oxgangs awarded to the Abbot for 8d a year rent; James and Lawrence remain in possession of one oxgang together with all its appurtenances and customs including fours wains full of wood from Swinscoe ...

 

1451

D231/M/E/210

Receipt by Rauff Thickness son and heir of Laurence Thickness of Balterley for 4 marks for the rent of Woodhousefrom Robert Lont and Thomas Lont his son . Dated at Balterley Feast of St Edmund (16 Nov) 1 Henry VII

 

1485

D231/M/E/211

Power of attorney by Ralph Thickness and his son and heir Laurence Thickness, late of Balterley, to Richard Byton of Mayfield and Edward Wall of Cheadle to deliver seisin of all his lands, tenements rents, services, meadows, pastures and pasturage in Woodhouse and Swinscoe in the fee of Mayfield and Grindon, to Elizabeth lately wife of John Lont of Woodhouse

11 Nov

 

1487

D231/M/E/212

Power of attorney from Ralph Thickness of Marston, Staffs, to Thurstan Lont, son of William Lont to take and receive possession of a piece of land called Churchyorde in the fee of Woodhouse lying between the lane leading to Coldwall and a parcel of land called Ugoste, and between a croft called Doide Croft and a croft of the said Ralph's, also of 4 acres of land and 2 acres of land with appurtenances in Woodhouse and Swinscoe, which lie in the field of Swinscoe next to the land of the Abbot of Rocester (the 4 acres), and the 2 acres lie in the fields of Woodhouse next to the enclosure which...

 

1489/1490

D231/M/E/213

Memorandum that Thurston Lont and Elizabeth late wife of John Lont of Woodhouse have paid to Rafe Thickness gent., at Balterley in Staffordshire, 4 marks of money being the rent of the Woodhouse

12 Oct

 

1493

D231/M/E/214

Memorandum that Elizabeth Lont late wife of John Lont of Blore Woodhouse and Thurston Lont, heir and executor of John Lont, have paid to Ralph Thickness, gent., at Balterley 4 marks for the rent of Woodhouse

13 Oct

 

1495

D231/M/E/215

Order from John Gifford, esq., Sheriff of Staffordshire, to the bailiff of the liberty of the Duchy of Lancaster and John Porter bailiff of the hundred of Totmonslow to take into the hands of the King a messuage, 100 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture, and 10 acres of wood in Woodhouses, claimed by Humfry Okeoverr against Thurstan Lonte and Elizabeth Lonte widow, and to summon the said Thurstan and Elizabeth to appear in court at Westminster within fifteen days from Trinity following, to show why they did not appear there within fifteen days of Hilary as they were...

 

1510

D231/M/E/216

Bond by Joseph Millington of Swinscoe, yeoman and Richard Millington, son and heir apparent of Joseph to Richard Lownds, yeoman, in £100, reciting indenture of the same date between Joseph and Richard Millington and John Lownds, Richard Lownd's trustee reciting to various lands in Swinscoe, the condition being that if Elizabeth Millington should survive her husband Joseph then she shall immediately after his death release and quitclaim all her right to dower in the premises

26 Feb

 

1746/1747

D231/M/E/217

Bond by Daniel Lowndes of Swinscoe, yeoman, and Mary Lowndes of Swinscoe, widow, to Ralph Adams of Narrow Alstonfield, yeoman, in £400; to pay £200 to Ralph Adams on or before 20 Apr 1763

 

1762

D231/M/E/218

Bond by Richard Lisett alias Brickshaw of Winster, hosier, to John Wall the elder of Wensley, gent., in £600; to pay Wall £300 plus 4½% interest by 23 Jun 1767

23 Dec

 

1766

D231/M/E/219

Articles of agreement between Richard Lisett alias Bruckshaw gent., and Thomas Hodgkinson of Woodhouse, Mayfield, husbandman by which Lisett agrees to sell to Hodgkinson for £750 a messuage called the Woodhouse in the occupation of Philip Peach in the parish of Mayfield together with the Croft, Hill Meadow, Big Nether, Nether Pingle, the Pools, Barn Flatt, Barn Flatt Pingle, Little Nether, Wet Close, Wet Close Pingle, and Poole Pingle, all in Mayfield, and Hill Meadow Pingle and Long Croft in the parish of Blore

2 Jun

 

1768

D231/M/E/220

Declaration by Richard Lisett following the purchase from him by Thomas Hodgkinson of a messuage and lands at Swinscoe Woodhouse, agreeing to pay the charges of a further recovery should one be needed

1 Dec

 

1768

D231/M/E/221

Further security for £100 on mortgage of 20 Oct 1762 by Daniel Lowndes to Ralph Adams

20 Oct

 

1769

D231/M/E/222

Bond by Daniel Lowndes of Swinscoe, yeoman, to Ralph Adams of Narrowdale Alstonefield in £200; Lowndes to pay £100 plus 4½% interest to Adams before 20 Apr 1770

20 Oct

 

1769

D231/M/E/223

Bond by Samuel Stubs of Calton, yeoman, to James Stubs, of Mayfield, Staffordshire, and Mary his wife in £20; James and Mary Stubs to peacefully possess and occupy the north part of their messuage for life

1 Nov

 

1771

D231/M/E/224

Bond by Thomas Hodgkinson the elder and Thomas Hodgkinson the younger of Woodhouse, to Samuel Stubs in £20; to indemnify Stubs against the dower of Isabel wife of Thomas Hodgkinson the elder

1 Nov

 

1771

D231/M/E/225

Further security for £100 on mortgage of 20 Oct 1762 by Daniel Lowndes to Ralph Adams

14 Oct

 

1774

D231/M/E/226

Bond accompanying further security for £100 on mortgage of 20 Oct 1762 by Daniel Lowndes to Ralph Adams

14 Oct

 

 

D231/M/E/227

Acknowledgement by Mary Kniveton that she has received of Daniel Lowndes a legacy of £50 granted to her by her grandfather Richard Lowndes at Swinscoe

3 Apr

 

1781

D231/M/E/228

Bond by Daniel Lowndes late of Swinscoe now of Withington in the parish of Leigh, Staffordshire, to John Alcock, of Marton Hill, farmer, in £500 to carry out the covenants in an indenture of the same date

5 Apr

 

1781

D231/M/E/229

Bond by Hannah Mellor of Mayfield widow (lawful guardian of Lydia Mellor an infant) to John Gallimore of Mayfield farmer in £100; Lydia Mellor shall within three months of reaching the age of 21 convey to Gallimore her share in the premises in Swinscoe conveyed by the Mellors and Waterfalls to Gallimore

12 Mar

 

1816

D231/M/E/230

Swinscoe Woodhouse tithes: Small bundle of papers relating to Swinscoe Woodhouse tithes

 

1847-1853

D231/M/E/231

Swinscoe Woodhouse tithes: Decision of the Assistant Tithe Commissioner on a customary modus for all tithes except corn and hay payable at Easter in the township of Woodhouses (disputed by the Vicar of Mayfield)

11 May

 

1846

D231/M/E/232

Swinscoe Woodhouse tithes: Copy of the opening preamble of the Woodhouses tithe rentcharge apportionment award

7 Aug

 

1847

D231/M/E/233

Swinscoe Woodhouse tithes: Merger of tithe rentcharge at Woodhouses by Haughton Charles Okeover

16 Apr

 

1850

D231/M/E/234-235

Swinscoe Woodhouse tithes: Remarks on the draft apportionment and map and covering letter

 

1850

D231/M/E/236

Copy or draft deeds: Schedule of Atlow deeds

 

1696/1697

D231/M/E/236-318

Atlow and Bradbourne Estates

 

 

D231/M/E/237

Copy or draft deeds: Copy declaration of trust by Leake Okeover and Mary his wife, that the manor of Atlow was demised on the same day to Francis and Thomas Mundy upon trust to secure the sum of £2000

 

1753

D231/M/E/238

"The survey of certain grounds in Atlow belonging to the worshipful Humphray Okeover, esq.," - surveyed by William Senior, Professor of Mathematics - giving tenants, field names, acreage and land use

 

circa 1640

D231/M/E/239

Survey and valuation of the estate of Rowland Okeover esq., in Atlow and Snelsdale, giving tenants, field names, acreage, value per acre

 

circa 1810

D231/M/E/240

Lease by Robert son of Hugh de Okeover to Warin son of David de Atlow of one bovate of land with a croft adjacent and appurtenances in the vill and territory of Atlow namely that bovate which Jordan son of Roger once held, and that croft lying nearest to the croft which Warin held: to hold for life from 24 Aug 1272 at an annual rent of 9s

Witnesses: William de Hognaston, clerk, John le Roc de Bradley, Alexander de Hulland, Adam, clerk, of Hognaston

 

1272

D231/M/E/241

Demise by Robert son of Robert son of Tholy, with the assent of Denise his wife, to Robert son of Hugh de Okeover, in consideration of 40 silver shillings, of four bovates of land in Bradbourne, which Hugh de Okeover] gave in free marriage with Denise his daughter

Witnesses: Nicholas, parson, of Ashbourne Hugh, chaplain of Okeover, Thomas de Curzon, Roger son of ?Geoffrey, Peter Blunt, Geoffrey, clerk, Matthew de Kniveton, Thomas Young and others

 

circa 1275

D231/M/E/242

Lease by Roger de Okeover, Lord of Atlow to John de Atlow of a messuage and two bovates of land with appurtenances in Atlow: to be held for life at an annual rent of 12d pence to perform suit of his court at Atlow and also suit of mill at the rate of a twentieth of the grain

Witnesses: Thomas of Ashbourne, William Wildgoose, John Wyld, John Strongeshul [Stramshall], then Seneschal

31 May

 

1291

D231/M/E/243

Lease by Roger de Okeover, knight, to William le Parker de Atlow, Isolda his wife and John his son, for their lives, of a messuage with buildings and a bovate of land with appurtenances in Atlow which Hugh son of Bate once held, and five acres of land in the same place, lying in the Underwood: annual rent of 8s 1d., to perform suit of court at Atlow and suit of mill at the rate of a twentieth of the grain

Witnesses: John le Eyre de Atlow, Richard de Ible of the same place, John de Brassington of the same place, Thomas le Cailly, Richard son of Roger and others

11 Ju

 

1303

D231/M/E/244

Lease by Roger de Okeover to Robert de Brocton of Atlow of a plot of land in Atlow with appurtenances which plot Hugh of Bate sometime held: and the said Robert to build a house 100 feet in length at his own expense, except for the timber, supplied by Roger: to be held for life

2 Mar

 

1327/1328

D231/M/E/245

Lease by Roger de Okeover, knight, to Richard Clifton of a bovate of land and an assart with buildings in the vill of Atlow to be held for life at an annual rent of 10s 2d., to perform suit of court and suit of mill at Attelowe

Witnesses: John de Atlow, Richard son of Roger, John de Bradbourne and others

25 Jan

 

1332

D231/M/E/246

Lease by Roger de Okeover, Lord of Atlow to Isolda ,daughter of Edith de Atlow, and Eleanor her daughter, of a messuage with appurtenances in Atlow which the said Isolda did hold at will: to be held for life and at an annual rent of 12 pence: to perform suit of court at Atlow and suit of mill at a twentieth of the grain

Witnesses: William Wildgoose, Henry le Eyre, John Wildy, William le Parker, Robert de Strongeshull [Stramshall], Thomas of Ashbourne

9 May

 

1345

D231/M/E/247

Lease by Thomas Lord of Okeover to William le Walyshe of his mill at Atlow with its watercourses and all other appurtenances: for 9 years at a rent of a peppercorn for the first year, then 11shillings a year

24 Aug

 

1359

D231/M/E/248

Lease by Philip de Okeover, knight, to Richard Parker and Margaret his wife of two plots of ground in Atlow and two bovates of land and meadow adjacent, one plot called the Drinceplace and the other belonged to John Blore: to hold for the lives of both at an annual rent of 9s 2d

Witnesses: William de Weston, Henry Schatergod [Scattergood] and John Parker. 18 Oct

 

1388

D231/M/E/249

Lease by Philip de Okeover, esq., to Robert de Kniveton of Underwood, esq., of one pasture called Urlewyk and le Halfield lying in the fee of Atlow, Derbyshire, with all thorns growing in the pasture to be cut and carried away: to be held for 4 years

3 May

 

1462

D231/M/E/250

Lease by Martha Okeover of Snelston, widow of Humphrey Okeover, in consideration of £4, of part of Atlow Ridge commonly called the Intack, 53 acres: for 15 years at £4 10s per annum

8 Jun

 

1646

D231/M/E/251

Bargain and sale (being part of marriage settlement) by Gilbert Archbishop of Canterbury, Sir John Gell of Hopton, Sir Rowland Okeover of Okeover and Thomas Corbyn of Corbyn Hall, Warwickshire, esq., to Elizabeth Okeover, sister of Sir Rowland Okeover, of a messuage, farm or tenement in Atlowe in the occupation of George Hood: to be held for 99 years at a peppercorn rent provided that Fell, Okeover, Corbyn and the Archbishop pay to Elizabeth Okeover £60 per annum in lieu of her marriage portion and annual maintenance

5 Jun

 

1655

D231/M/E/252

Lease by Sir Rowland Okeover of Okeover, knight, to John Tomlinson of Atlow, blacksmith, of a messuage, house, farm or tenement in Atlow in the occupation of John Tomlinson together with closes called the Mirey Meadow, Narrowe Close, Coate Close, Long Leas, Long Lane, the Roundsquare Flatt, Oxe Leasowe Lane, the Wheatcroft, the Croft and the Pingle at the Mill: for 21 years at £16 per annum: all tithes of corn and hay to be carried to Rowland Okeover's tithe barn at Atlow: an additional rent of 40s per acre for ploughing up any land in the final six years of the term more than "four day...

 

1681

D231/M/E/253-254

Lease and counterpart by Rowland Okeover of Okeover esq., to Rowland Millington of Gibbfield, Henry Higgton of Nether Biggin and Roger Langden of Atlow, husbandman, of several closes in Atlow commonly known as Atlow Ridge 33 acres: for 19 years at an annual rent of £15 10s: £5 per acre additional rent for ploughing any land in the final three years of the term

25 May

 

1683

D231/M/E/255

Lease by Rowland Okeover of Okeover, esq., to Rowland Millington of Gibbfield in the parish of Hognaston, yeoman of half of Atlow Ridge, 33 acres: for £19 years at an annual rent of £8 5s: £5 per acre additional rent for ploughing in the final three years of the term

1 Aug

 

1704

D231/M/E/256

Memorandum of agreement between Leeke Okeover and Thomas Longden concerning Mill Farm in Atlow: Longden to enter the farm on Lady Day next at an annual rent of £15 on the same terms as in Robert Harrison's agreement

28 Jan

 

1726/1727

D231/M/E/257

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover, esq., and William Bunting of Atlow, by which Okeover has let to Bunting a messuage, dwelling house or tenement in Atlow, and several closes, 50 acres: annual rent £40: year to year tenancy: not more than 10 acres to be ploughed

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/258

Bond accompanying Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover, esq., and William Bunting of Atlow, by which Okeover has let to Bunting a messuage, dwelling house or tenement in Atlow, and several closes, 50 acres: annual rent £40: year to year tenancy: not more than 10 acres to be ploughed

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/259

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and William Cockin of Atlow, husbandman, by which Okeover has let to Cockin on a year to year basis a messuage or dwelling house in Atlow and several closes, 49 acres: annual rent £42: not more that 10 acres to be ploughed.

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/260

Bond accompanying Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and William Cockin of Atlow, husbandman, by which Okeover has let to Cockin on a year to year basis a messuage or dwelling house in Atlow and several closes, 49 acres: annual rent £42: not more that 10 acres to be ploughed.

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/261

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover amd Johm Tomlinson of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Tomlinson on a year to year basis, a messuage dwelling house or tenement in Atlow and several closes, 100 acres; annual rent £78: not more that 20 acres to be ploughed.

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/262

Bond accompanying Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover amd Johm Tomlinson of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Tomlinson on a year to year basis, a messuage dwelling house or tenement in Atlow and several closes, 100 acres; annual rent £78: not more that 20 acres to be ploughed.

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/263

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and John Tomlinson on a year to year basis, a messuage, dwellinghouse or tenement in Atlow with several closes 29 acres: annual rent of £24: not more than 8 acres to be ploughed

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/264

Bond accompanyingTenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and John Tomlinson on a year to year basis, a messuage, dwellinghouse or tenement in Atlow with several closes 29 acres: annual rent of £24: not more than 8 acres to be ploughed

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/265

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover has let to Longdon a messuage or dwelling house with the corn mill adjoining called Atlow Mill and several closes 21 acres 3 roods 00 perch : year to year tenancy: annual rent of £26 10s not to plough more than 5 acres.

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/266

Bond accompanying Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover has let to Longdon a messuage or dwelling house with the corn mill adjoining called Atlow Mill and several closes 21 acres 3 roods 00 perch : year to year tenancy: annual rent of £26 10s not to plough more than 5 acres.

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/267

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and John Johnson of Atlow Winn in the parish of Bradbourne, by which Okeover has let to Johnson on a year to year basis a messuage or dwellinghouse called Atlow Winn and several closes 163 acres 2 roods 00 perch: annual rent of £130.

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/268

Bond accompanying Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and John Johnson of Atlow Winn in the parish of Bradbourne, by which Okeover has let to Johnson on a year to year basis a messuage or dwellinghouse called Atlow Winn and several closes 163 acres 2 roods 00 perch: annual rent of £130.

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/269

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and John Wagstaff of Atlow, by which Okeover has let to Wagstaff on a year to year basis a messuage, dwellinghouse or tenement with several closes 64 acres at Atlow: annual rent £63.

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/270

Bond accompanying Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and John Wagstaff of Atlow, by which Okeover has let to Wagstaff on a year to year basis a messuage, dwellinghouse or tenement with several closes 64 acres at Atlow: annual rent £63.

Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/271

Lease by Edward Walhouse Okeover to Joseph Longdon of Atlow, miller, of a new-built water corn mill at Atlow called Atlow Mill: for 13 years at an annual rent of £6.

11 Mar

 

1779

D231/M/E/272

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Cocking and Richard Cooper of Atlow, farmers, by which Okeover has let to Cocking and Cooper on a year to year basis a messuage or tenement in Atlow together with closes called the Croft, Wheatcroft, Short Greaves, Horse Close, Pingle beyond the Mill, Pingle adjoining John Wagstaff's Pingle, Mean Meadow, Mean Pieee, Brown Nook, Old Nook, Hewson Lane, New Close, Carter Meadow; 48 acres 3 roods 37 perches: annual rent of £50 10s. 8½d: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing any closes other than Brown Nook and New Close.

14 Apr

 

no date

D231/M/E/273

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and John Wagstaffe of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Wagstaffe on a year to year basis a messuage in Atlow and closes called the Barn Yard, Little Barn Yard, Kiln Croft, Whea Stubble, Little Far Piece, Thistley Close, Hook, Far Far Piece, Near Far Piece, Long Close, Lower Close, Nether Middle Field, Near Soon Flar, Far Soon Flat, Bottom Near, Cow Close, Far Soon Flat and barn, Middle Field, Middle Meadow, Far Cow Close, Upper Meadow and Upper Close, 63 acres 3 roods 27 perches: annual rent of £77 1s, 7d: £10 per acre additional...

 

no date

D231/M/E/274

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Robert Alsop of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Alsop on a year to year basis, a messuage or tenement in Atlow and closes called Far Long Meadow, Near Long Meadow, Over Close, Barn Close, Far Piece, Town Wood, Brook Close, Other Brook Close, Horse Piece, Little Horse Piece, Mill Wood, Rough, Garden at the corner of Mill Wood, House Wood, Little Close, Big Close, Little Pond Bit, Over Little Lawns, Lawn, Lower Little Lawns and Far Lawn, 60 acres 1 rood 29 perches: annual rent of £52 14s. 3½ d. : additional rent of £10 per acre...

 

1801

D231/M/E/275

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Bunting of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Bunting on a year to year basis, a messuage in Atlow and closes cakked the new Close, Far New Close, Alder Carr Pingle, Close Bank, Burnt Wood, Close at the House, Rough Close, Meadow Close, Carr Head and the Moor, 50 acres 0 rood 09 perches: annual rent of £48 10s: additional rent of £10 per acre for ploughing closes other than Burnt Wood, Carr Head and the Moor.

Apr

 

1801

D231/M/E/276

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Randle Hunt of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Hunt on a year to year basis, a messuage in Atlow and closes called the Sheep Wood, Lawn Wood, Little Wood, Holly Wood, Barn Wood (with barn), Near Hick Pits, Far Hicks Pits, Over Winn, Madghill, Bowsbreak, Great Meadow, Little Meadow, Winn Meadow, 163 acres 2 roods 09 perches: annual rent of £149 5s 8d: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing closes other than Little Wood, Over Winn, Madghill, Bowsback, Little Meadow and Winn Meadow

14 Apr

 

1801

D231/M/E/277

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and John Garratt of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Garratt on a year to year basis a messuage or tenement in Atlow and Closes called Barley Croft, Roods, Rushy Close, First Cote Close, Long Meadow, Close Bank, the New, Old Close Head, Brown Piece, Second Cote Close, Nether Old Close, Cote Meadow, Ridge, Pingle High Croft and Meadow, 57 acres 0 rood 5 perches annual rent of £49 15s 9d: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing closes other than the Nether part of Long Meadow, Old Close Head, Cote Meadow, Ridge and Pingle

14 Apr

 

1801

D231/M/E/278

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Tomlinson of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Tomlinson on a year to year basis a messuage in Atlow and closes called Upper Old Ridge, Little Old Ridge, Lower Old Ridge, Ash Yard Croft, The New, New Breach, Little Lady Field, Humphrey Close, and Great Lady Field, 28 acres 3 roods 39 perches: annual rent of £34 10s 11½d: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing closes other than Upper and Lower Old Ridge

14 Apr

 

1801

D231/M/E/279

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Joseph Longdon of Atlow, miller, by which Okeover has let to Longdon a messuage or tenement and water corn mill in Atlow and closes called Big Mill Hill, Little Mill Hill, New Grub Close, Lawn Piece, Two Pingles, Flax Land and Far Grub Piece, 21 acres 3 roods 05 perches: annual rent of £32: additional rent of £10 per acre for ploughing closes other than Flax Land and Far Grub Piece

14 Apr

 

1801

D231/M/E/280

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Joseph Longdon of Atlow, miller, by which Okeover has let to Longdon a messuage or tenement and water corn mill in Atlow and closes called Big Mill Hill, Little Mill Hill, New Grub Close, Lawn Piece, Two Pingles, Flax Land and Far Grub Piece, 21 acres 3 roods 05 perches: annual rent of £32: additional rent of £10 per acre for ploughing closes other than Flax Land and Far Grub Piece but let to Robert Longdon

20 Jun

 

1803

D231/M/E/281

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Ellen Garratt at Atlow, widow: a messuage or tenement in Atlow and Closes called Barley Croft, Roods, Rushy Close, First Cote Close, Long Meadow, Close Bank, the New, Old Close Head, Brown Piece, Second Cote Close, Nether Old Close, Cote Meadow, Ridge, Pingle High Croft and Meadow annual rent now £105

10 May

 

1814

D231/M/E/282

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Webster of Biggin, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Webster on a year to year basis, a messuage in Atlow and closed called Upper Croft, part Weavers Croft, In Close, Mirey Meadow, Patch, Little Bit, Long Leys, Nether Ox Leasow, Upper Ox Leasow and Nether Winn, 59 acres 0 rood 15 perches: annual rent of £80 only Nether Winn to be ploughed

 

1814

D231/M/E/283

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and R Alsop of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Alsop on a year to year basis a messuage or tenement in Atlow and closes called Far Long Meadow, Near Long Meadow, Over Close, Barn Close, Far Piece, Brook Close, Other Brook Close, Horse Piece, Little Horse piece, Mill Wood, Rough Tarden, Horse Wood, Little Close, Big Close, Little Road Bit at the top of Over Close, Over Little Lawns, Lawn, Lower Little Lawns and Far Lawn, 60 acres 1 rood 29 perches : annual rent £78: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing closes other that Over...

 

1814

D231/M/E/284

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and S Bunting of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Bunding on a year to year basis, a messuage or tenement in Atlow and closes called New Close, In New Close, Alder Carr Pingle, Close Bank, Burnt Wood Close, Rough Close, Meadow, Carr Head and the Moor, 50 acre, 0 rood, 09 perches: annual rent of £72: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing up closes other than Burnt Wood Close, Carr Head and the Moor.

10 May

 

1814

D231/M/E/285

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Ann Tomlinson of Atlow, widow, by which Okeover has let to Mrs Tomlinson on a year to year basis, a messuage or farmhouse in Okeover and closes called Upper Okld Ridge, Little Old Ridge, Lower Old Ridge, Ash Yard Corft, New Breach, Little Lady Field, Humphry Close and Great Lady Field, 30 acres 0 rood 09 perches annual rent of £50: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing up closes other than the Upper and Lower Old Ridge and the Little Lady Field.

10 May

 

1814

D231/M/E/286

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and John Haywoor of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Haywood on a year to yer basis, a messuage in Atlow and closes called the Croft, Wheat Croft, Short Greaves, Horse Close, Pingle, Mean Meadow, Mean Piece, Brown Nook, Old Nook, Hewson's Lane, New Close and Carter Meadow, 47 acres 2 roods, 04 perche: annual rent of £80: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing up closes other than Horse Close, Mean Piece, Brown Nook and New Close.

10 May

 

1814

D231/M/E/287

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Webster the younger of Biggin, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Webster on a year to year basis a messuage in Atlow and closes called Upper Croft, part Weavers Croft, Far Close, Mirey Meadow, Patch and Little Bit, Meadow Close, Long Leys, Nether Ox Leasow, Upper Ox Leasow, Nether Winn, Cow Croft, Gin Croft, Chapel Croft, Barley Croft, Roods, Rushy Close, Cote Close, part Cote Long Meadow, New Close, High Croft and Mean Meadow, 105 acres 0 rood 22 perches annual rent of £1455: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing up...

 

1820

D231/M/E/288

Tenancy agreement between Farmer Okeover and William Mellor of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Mellor on a year to year basis a messuage in Atlow and closes called the Croft, Wheat Croft, Short Greaves, Horse Close, Pingle, Mean Meadow, Mean Piece, Brown Nook, Old Nook, Hewson's Lane, New Close and Carter Meadow, 47 acres 2 roods 04 perches: annual rent of £80: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing closes other than Brown Nook and New Close

4 Apr

 

1826

D231/M/E/289

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and John Tomlinson of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Tomlinson on a year to year basis, a messuage in Atlow, and closes called Upper Old Ridge, Little Old Ridge, Lower Old Ridge, Ash Yard Croft, New Breach, Little Lady Field, Humphrey's Close, Old Close, Head Brown Piece, Cole Close, Cote Nethe Old Close, Cote Meadow, Ridge and Pingle, Great Lady Field, Thistley Close, Cow Meadow, Patch with barn, Sandy Field and garden, 60 acres 3 roods 08 perche: annual rent of £116: no closes to be ploughed

 

1826

D231/M/E/290

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and John Tomlinson of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Tomlinson on a year to year basis, a messuage in Atlow, and closes called Upper Old Ridge, Little Old Ridge, Lower Old Ridge, Ash Yard Croft, New Breach, Little Lady Field, Humphrey's Close, Old Close, Head Brown Piece, Cole Close, Cote Nethe Old Close, Cote Meadow, Ridge and Pingle, Great Lady Field, Thistley Close, Cow Meadow, Patch with barn, Sandy Field and garden, 60 acres 3 roods 08 perche: annual rent of £116: no closes to be ploughed except that William Webster of Atlow...

 

1832

D231/M/E/291

Tenancy agreement between James Haughton Langston of Sarsden House, Oxon., esq., and William Dilke of Maxstoke Castle, Warwickshire., esq., trustees named in the will of H F Okeover and Robert Longdon of Atlow, miller, by which the trustees have let to Longdon on a year to year basis, several closes in Atlow namely Mill Wood 2 acres 0 rood 30 perches, Rough Garden 1 acre 0 rood 25 perches, Little Close 2 acres 0 rood 32 perches, Big Close 9 acres 0 rood 17 perches., Road Bit 0 acre 0 rood 33 perches, Over Little Lawn 1 acre 0 rood 00 perche, Lawn 3 acres 3 roods 38 perches, Lower Little...

 

1836

D231/M/E/292

Tenancy agreement between the trustees of H F Okeover and William Mellor of Atlow, farmer, by which the trustees have let to Mellor on a year to year basis several closes in Atlow namely Over Close, 3 acres 1 rood 15 perches., Barn Close, 4 acres 1 rood 26 perches., Far Piece, 4 acres 0 rood 24 perches., Town Wood, 2 acres 0 rood 20 perches., Brook Close 3 acres 3 rood 09 perche., Horse Piece, 1 acre 3 roods 07., and House Wood 2 acres 3 roods 19 perches, annual rent of £32: £20 per acre additional rent for ploughing closes other than Over Close, Far Piece and Town Wood

23 Dec

 

1836

D231/M/E/293

Tenancy agreement between the trustees of H F Okeover and John Furnyhough of Atlow, farmer, by which the trustees have let to Furnyhough on a year to year basis, a messuage in Atlow and closes called Orchard Oak Close, Old Close Head, New Old Close Head, Near Oak Close, Far Oak Close, Holly Close, Nether Close, Dock Close, Little Germans Meadow, Turnip Close, Close at the end of Richardson's Barn, Page Holme, Tenter Croft, Rye Croft, Other Rye Croft and Croft, High Croft and Little High Croft, 40 acres 2 roods 28½ : annual rent of £85: £20 per acre additional rent for ploughing closes other...

 

1836

D231/M/E/294

Tenancy agreement between James Haughton Longston surviving trustee of H F Okeover and Hannah Johnson of Atlow, widow and Samuel Johnson, farmer, by which Langston has let to the Johnsons, a messuage in Atlow and closes called Sheep Wood, Law Wood, Little Wood, Holly Wood, Barn Wood, Barn Head (with barn), Near Hick, Far Hick, Pits Over Winn, Madgehill, Browsbreak, Great Meadow, Little Meadow and Winn Meadow; 163 acres 2 roods 90 perches: annual rent of £184: additional rent of £20 per acre for ploughing closes other than Madgehill, Great and Little Meadow, and the ploughed parts of Pitts...

 

1838

D231/M/E/295

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Charles Okeover and John Webster of Atlow, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Webster on a year to year basis, a messuage in Atlow and closes called the Orchard 0 acre 3 roods 15 perches, Upper Croft 5 acres 0 rood, 00 perche, Part Weavers Croft, 2 acres 3 roods 13 perches., Far Close, 2 acres 0 rood 19 perches., Mirey Meadow 1 acre, 3 roods. 03 perches, Patch 0 acre 2 roods 12-., Little Pit, 0 acre 3 roods 03 perche., Meadow Close, 3 acres 0 acre. 12 perches, Long Leys, 5 acres 3 roods. 08 perches, Mether Ox Leasow, 2 acres 2 roods 13 perches, Upper Ox...

 

1851

D231/M/E/296

Power of attorney by Henry de Kniveton, knight, to ......de Kniveton his brother to deliver seisin of one ploughland of land in Atlow]called Rouheloweslat to Roger son of John de Okeover

Feast of St Mathias (20 July).

 

1309

D231/M/E/297

Petition by Thomas Maddock and Richard Maddock to Hon Sir Thomas Awdley, Lord Chancellor, that he initiate legal action against Ralph Oker [Okeover] to make him grant peaceful possession to Richard of a messuage and lands in Atlowe [Atlow] leased to him by Humphrey Oker deceased for 30 years from the death of his father Robert who then occupied them by deed dated 4 October 1536, at an annual rent of 4 marks: after Humfrey's death this propertydescended to Ralph son of Humfrey's son Philip: four years ago Robert Maddock died at which time Richard entered occupation and paid rent for two...

 

Post 1536

D231/M/E/298

Bond by Katherin Okeover of Rushall, Staffordshire; widow to Philip Okover in a hundred marks that "she have done noe acte or actes, thinge or thinges but that one surrender made by sayd Katherine unto sayd Philip of the manor or lordshippe of Atlow".

28 Jan

 

1572/1573

D231/M/E/299

Declaration by George ? Massey that he is contended with the division made between Andrew Knyveton [Kniveton], baronet, and Humfrey Okeover esq deceased, of the Ridge Ground between Atlow and Bradley.

22 Oct

 

1640

D231/M/E/300

Atlow Church: Appointment by Gervase Mark, prior of Dunstable and the convent there, proprietors of the church of the parish of Bradbourne along with its chapels, of John Nyx to celebrate divine service in the chapel of Attlowe.

3 Nov

 

1538

D231/M/E/301-302

Atlow Church: Letter regarding the licence to baptise and bury at Atlow and notes regarding the status of Atlow and Bradbourne.

 

1591

D231/M/E/303

Atlow Church: Licence by William Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield to carry out baptisms and burials at the chapel of Atlow.

18 Sep

 

1591

D231/M/E/304

Atlow Church: Part of a seventeenth century document relating to the chapelry of Atlow

 

no date [17th cent]

D231/M/E/305

Atlow Church: `The case for the chappell of Atlow and tithes thereto belonging'.

 

no date [17th cent]

D231/M/E/306

Atlow Church: Memoranda -Wirksworth Court of the Archdeacon - that Atlow should pay 18s to the leads and glassing and bell frame at Bradbourne church i.e. 25 oxgangs of land at 9d. per oxgang.

 

no date [17th cent]

D231/M/E/307-308

Atlow Church: Receipts for `pension mondey' from the lordship Atlow.

 

1641-1642

D231/M/E/309

Atlow Church: Letter regarding `pension money' by Luke Bacon of Bradbourne

7 Jun

 

1642

D231/M/E/310

Atlow Church: Release by Frances Bacon widow of Luke Bacon of Bradbourne of Mrs Martha Okeover of Snelston from all the `pension money' due to her on the death of Luke Bacon.

4 Nov.

 

1647

D231/M/E/311-318

Atlow Church:

Correspondence concerning the building of a new parsonage house at Atlow, mainly between H. C. Okeover and the Vicar of Ashbourne.

1862-1863

D231/M/E/319

Memoranda of an acknowledgement by Richard de Ednaston and his heirs that he holds from Lord Hugh de Okeover and his heirs and assigns for 8 shillings per annum rent for the whole life of Lady Hawys formerly wife of Lord Andrew de Grindon, two bovates of land with appurtenances in the vill of Snelston: if he (Richard) fails to pay the rent, then Hugh de Okeover and his heirs may enter the land and distrain in whatever way they wish the full payment of the rent.

Witnesses: Robert de Wensley, William son of Andrew de Grindon, Thomas Meveral, Robert Richer, William de Okeover John Snelston and...

 

mid 13th cent

D231/M/E/319-321

Snelston Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/320

Lease by Adam, forester, of Snelston to William de la Hul of Snelston, of one acre of land with appurtenances in the fee of Snelston lying between Richard de Hildeston's holding and the land which Henry Pees once held, and extending from the land of Adam Edy up to Littelwodebroc: to hold the same at a rent of a red rose for a period of five crops from 1285.

Witnesses: John Baule, William de Grendon [Grindon], Henry de Thorp, Robbert le Walour, John le Cuc, clerk and many others.

 

1285

D231/M/E/321

The reply of Humphry Oker [Okeover] in a dispute with John Fitzherbert over a piece of ground in Snelston open fields called the Marewales, which was formerly let on a year-to-year tenancy to tenants at will John Dutton and his son Richard by Humphry Oker's ancestors Ralph and Philip Oker: Humphry claims that these lands are his rightful inheritance and that John Fitzherbert has unreasonably ploughed up the barley he has sown on the piece of land concerned.

 

circa 1535

D231/M/E/322

Abstract of title of Mr Okeover to an estate at Mapleton late Carters and Lowes, beginning with feoffment of 10 October 1654 from Charles, Viscount Mansfield son and heir of Elizabeth, Countess of Newcastle in consideration of £180, to Richard Carter or Williamson of a messuage, farm or tenement with appurtenances in Mapleton called Wainwrights Farm and another farm or tenement called Old House Farm.

 

1746

D231/M/E/322-383

Mapleton Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/323

Abstract of title of Francis Goodwin, esq., to messuages farms and lands at Mapleton, articled to be sold to H F Okeover, beginning with feoffment of 16 August 1725, by John Newham of Whittington, gent., to George Milnes of Dunston, gent., in consideration of £800, of a messuage, farm and land in Mapleton and Okeover called Goodwins Farm, then in the several tenures of George Williamson alias Carter, Richard Williamson alias Carter and John Alcock: property conveyed to John Goodwin by feoffment of 21 March 1772.

 

1802

D231/M/E/324

Abstract of title of Mr John Thompson and his to a piece of land in Mapleton beginning with lease and release of 9/10 October 1805 by H F Okeover to Humphry Thompson of a parcel of land known as the Shoulder of Mutton Piece 3 acres by estimation.

 

1818

D231/M/E/325

Abstract of title of Edmund Lamplugh Ireton, esq sole acting devisee, trustee and executor under the will of William Hayne, esq., deceased, to a freehold messuage and land at Mapleton and Okeover, beginning with the will of Margaret Trott of Mapleton, spinster.

4 May 1754

 

1821

D231/M/E/326

Abstract of title Mr Richard Haskey to lands at Mapleton beginning with release of 6 July 1708 by William Alcock and others to Samuel Dickinson of Uttoxeter, of parcels of land in Mapleton called Hollands Crofts and the Brown Hay, and two beast grasses every third year upon the Callow, 1½ beast grasses every two years together and 2½ beast grasses every third year, upon a pasture called Upper Hill and winter pasture every year for 12 sheep upon the Callow and ½ of all brakes belonging to the town of Mapleton.

 

1823

D231/M/E/327

Abstract of title of Mr Thomas Lees to messuages and lands at Mapleton and Okeover beginning with probate copy of the will of Margaret Trott of Mapleton spinster 4 May 1754, by which she bequeathed all her messuages, houses, farms, lands, tenements and hereditaments in Mapleton to Elizabeth wife of John Revett of Brandeston.

 

1846

D231/M/E/328

Abstract of title of Mr Thomas Lees to messuages and lands at Mapleton and Okeover

 

1846

D231/M/E/329

Copy lease and release by John Revett of Brandeston, Suffolk, gent., executor and devisee of Margaret Trott late of Mapleton to Leighton Hayne of Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, gent., in consideration of £3150 of the capital messuage and mansion house at Mapleton in the possession of John Woodhouse and closes called Hall Croft, the Paddock, New Close, Little Piece, Little Cowpasture, Hamberlands, Thornley, Skinner Flatt, new enclosure on the Upper Hill, three new enclosures on the Callow, new enclosure in the Goats Nook, Pingle adjoining the Patch, Pingle, two small pieces next to the Dove...

 

1760

D231/M/E/330

Rental for Church Ley, Mapleton.

 

1718

D231/M/E/331

Lease by Roger de Wensley, Lord of Mapleton, to John de Stancliff of the stream Bradeburnebrok belonging to his demesne of Mapleton : if the said John dies within twenty years then his heirs and assigns may hold the streatm for remainder of the twenty years : to be held for life at the rent of a peppercorn, but if said John lives over twenty years rent, the yearly rent to be 6s. 8d.

Witnesses: Thomas de Mayfield of Ashbourne, John son of Robert de Mapleton, John de Wensley, Richard Brown of the same place. William clerk and others. Sunday next after the feast of St Denis(13 Oct)

4 Edward III

 

1330

D231/M/E/332

Articles of agreement between Rowland Okeover of Okeover, esq and Francis Greensmith of Mapleton, blacksmith, by which Okeover lets to Greensmith the shop in which he lives with appurtenances in Mapleton for three years at 15s per annum.

24 Dec

 

1690

D231/M/E/333

Lease by Symon Degge of Derby, gent., to Thomas Williamson of Mapleton, weaver, of a parcel of ground called Townmeadow in Mapleton : for 11 years at £6 10 s for the first year, then £7 per annum : additional rent of £5 per acre for any lands ploughed up : not to mow any land in the last year.

10 May

 

1699

D231/M/E/334

Articles of agreement between John Hawkesworth of Compton, Ashbourne, gent., and Thomas Williamson of Mapleton, webster by which Hawkesworth has leased to Williamson a piece of ground called Vickars Meadow in Mapleton with the barn upon it : for 11 years at £7 5s. per annum rent : £5 per acre additional rent for any land ploughed up.

28 May

 

1720

D231/M/E/335

Articles of agreement between Joseph Lee of Wem, Shropshire and Samuel Mills of Ashbourne, maltster, by which Mills agrees to pay £31 to Lee for a messuage, tenement or cottage in Mapleton.

27 Apr

 

1728

D231/M/E/336

Memoranda that Richard Taylor has sold to Leake Okover [Okeover] for £220 a piece of land lying at the Moor, 5 acres 3 roods 00 perches., lately enclosed out of Mapleton Callow, pingle or meadow called the Flaxpiece in Mapleton, Dovefield, and all that land opposite to the Flaxpiece on the west side of the Dove, also half a mean piece of land lying upon the river, the other half whereof Leeke Okeover recently purchased from the trustees of Baptist Trott and finally a sedgey piece of land lying in the Oldwaters in Mapleton about 1½ acres now in the holding of Thomas Salt.

18 Jan

 

1730/1731

D231/M/E/337

Memoranda that Richard Goodin has sold to Leeke Okeover for £160, a piece of meadow land in Mapleton lying in the Mean Piece, also another piece of meadow lying opposite upon the Dove and cour perches of land lying on the river bank to the west of the former piece.

18 Jan

 

1730/1731

D231/M/E/338

Memoranda that Richard Williamson of Cheadle Park has sold to Leeke Okeover for £625 his farm in Mapleton in the possession of Anthony Maddock, being of a yearly value of £21.

9 Feb

 

1733/1734

D231/M/E/339

Copy Memoranda that Richard Williamson of Cheadle Park has sold to Leeke Okeover for £625 his farm in Mapleton in the possession of Anthony Maddock, being of a yearly value of £21.

9 Feb

 

1733/1734

D231/M/E/340

Articles of agreement between George Peach of Stanton Staffordshire, maltster, and Peter Pearson the younger of Mapleton, stone-cutter, by which Peach agrees to convey to Pearson for £35 before 10 August, a messuage, tenement or cottage in Mapleton inhabited by John Sim.

5 Jul

 

1735

D231/M/E/341

Lease for 21 years by Richard Williamson of Caulton, Staffordshire, yeoman, to Peter Pearson the younger of Mapleton, mason, of a messuage farm or tenement in Mapleton with two closes called the Old Croft, the Three Lands, Overhill Close and the Laund : annual rent of £16 : an additional rent of £5 per acre for ploughing more than two acres in the final two years of the term : within three years to bring and lay down in the Overhill Close all the materials necessary for the building of a barn of a bay and a half and also a good and convenient farm house in the same closes

10 Oct

 

1737

D231/M/E/342

Articles of agreement between George Adamson the elder of Ashbourne, blacksmith, and Leake Okeover, by which, in consideration of £80, Adamson agrees to convey to Okeover before 25 Dec 1738, a parcel of ground, land, meadow or pasture in the north west corner of Mapleton Ryefield, by estimation 2 acres, lately enclosed, purchased by Adamson from John Maddock of Ashbourne, baker and the other part of the parcel adjoining to the lane from Ashbourne to Mapleton, purchased from Richard Godwin and lately received inexchange from Richard Goodwin and lately received inexchange by Goodwin from Rev...

 

1738

D231/M/E/343

Bargain and sale by Thomas Williamson alias Carter of Mapleton, weaver, to Leake Okeover, in consideration of securing the sum of £25 10s 0d. now owing to Okeover on the balance of all accounts for rent, of all goods, cattle, chattels, household goods, ware merchandise, implements of household and husbandries, working tools and all lease and personal estate in his dwellinghouse

13 Oct

 

1739

D231/M/E/344

Articles of agreement between Richard Williamson of Cheadle, yeoman, and Leake Okeover of Okeover, esq., by which, in consideration of £450, Williamson promises to convey to Okeover a messuage, farm or tenement in Mapleton with closes called New Close, Two Closes called Oldcroft, the Three Lands, the Overhills and the Laund, free of all incumbrances except for a mortgage to John Heath for securing the repayment of £350 and a lease of the premises to Peter Pearson

5 Jun

 

1743

D231/M/E/345

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Thomas Hewson of Mapleton, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Hewson on a year to year basis a messuage, dwellinghouse or tenement in Mapleton, and several closes 37 acres in Mapleton: annual rent of £42: not to have more than 7 acres in tillage in any year not any part more than three years successively in tillage, in one of which three years the same to be made and lie in summer fallow and sow such land with 12 lbs of clover seed and at the lease a proper quantity of other proper grass seeds in the third and last years tillage in...

 

1776

D231/M/E/346

Bond accompanying Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Thomas Hewson of Mapleton, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Hewson on a year to year basis a messuage, dwellinghouse or tenement in Mapleton, and several closes 37 acres in Mapleton: annual rent of £42: not to have more than 7 acres in tillage in any year not any part more than three years successively in tillage, in one of which three years the same to be made and lie in summer fallow and sow such land with 12 lbs of clover seed and at the lease a proper quantity of other proper grass seeds in the third and last...

 

1776

D231/M/E/347

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Samuel Dawson of Ashbourne, miller, by which Okeover has let to Dawson on a year to year basis a messuage dwellinghouse or tenement, garden and croft 1 acre 1 rood 00 perche in Mapleton, a corn mill in Okeover and Mill Meadow 4 acres 04 30 perches: annual rent of £42.

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/348

Bond accompanying Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Samuel Dawson of Ashbourne, miller, by which Okeover has let to Dawson on a year to year basis a messuage dwellinghouse or tenement, garden and croft 1 acre 1 rood 00 perche in Mapleton, a corn mill in Okeover and Mill Meadow 4 acres 04 30 perches: annual rent of £42.

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/349

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Edward Bromley of Alderwasley, farmer, by which Okeover has to Bromley on a year to year basis, a messuage, dwellinghouse and tenement at Mapleton and closes in Mapleton and Okeover 106 acres 0 rood 30 perches, in the possession of George Taylor: annual rent of £160: not to have many part of the premises in tillage for more than three years successively and in one of the three years to be summer fallowed: not to plough without consent any of the premises except five pieces of land called the Carlows 21s 2 roods 27 perches, two pieces...

 

1776

D231/M/E/350

Tenancy agreement between Dudley Baxter of Atherstone, Warwickshire., gent., receiver appointed by the Court of Chancery of the rents and profits of the real estates of Leake Okeover deceased, and Joseph Rogers of Duckmanton, farmer, by which Baxter has let to Rogers with the consent of Edward Bromley of Mapleton, farmer on a year to year basis at an annual rent of £168 15s 0d the farm at Mapleton: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing or using for gardening any grass or meadow land

25 Apr

 

1795

D231/M/E/351

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Thomas Hewson of Mapleton, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Hewson on a year to year basis, a messuage or tenement in Mapleton and closes called New Close, Far Hill, Middle Hill, Horse Hill, Barn Silcocks Close, Shoulder of Mutton, Lawn Mirey Cote Croft and Goats Close, 37 acres O rood 06 perche: annual rent of £48 7s 9d: £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing New Close, Silcocks Close, Shoulder of Mutton, the Croft and Goats Close: standard husbandry covenants

14 Apr

 

1801

D231/M/E/352

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and George Gouch of Mapleton, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Gouch on a year to year basis, a messuage or tenement in Mapleton and closes called Cote Close, Goates Nook, Near Carlow, Far Carlow, Moor, Nether Field, Dove Field, Ox Pasture, Bean Piece, Middle Field, Brickkiln Close, Horse Close, Piece, Gravel Beds, Calf Meadow, Little Mean Piece, Little Carlow, Middle Carlow and Great Carlow, 120 acres O rood 03 perche, formerly in the occupation of Henry Summers: annual rent of £240 £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing Cote Close...

 

1804

D231/M/E/353

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Charles Okeover and John Swindell of Mapleton, farmer by which Okeover has let to Swindell on a year to year basis four pieces or parcels of land lately purchased of Mrs Lees 9 acres by estimation, all in Mapleton: annual rent of £20 and £20 per acre additional rent for ploughing any of the land

26 Apr

 

1847

D231/M/E/354

Power of attorney by Thomas Okeover to Thomas Parfaye to deliver to Richard Boys and Cecily his wife full and peaceful seisin of a pasture called Hewodfeld in the fee of Mapleton

20 Sep

 

1456

D231/M/E/355

Power of attorney by Thomas Okeover to Thomas Parfaye to deliver to Richard Boys and Cecily his wife full and peaceful seisin of all his lands and tenements in the fee of Mapleton

22 Sep

 

1456

D231/M/E/356

Memoranda of an agreement between William Hancock and Margaret his wife and their son in law Richard Williamson and his wife Margaret: Williamson and his wife has has half of the garden which was sown and half of the apples, when there are any, and the house they dwell in for Margaret's life, if it chance he dies before her, she keeping the name of her husband but not otherwise

 

circa 1660

D231/M/E/357

Agreement between the freeholders of Mapleton for the regulation of the open fields and stocking of the Callow Pasture 22 Oct 1661, together with a terrier of all the field land in Mapleton belonging to Mr Trott, 10 Mar 1668

 

1661-1668

D231/M/E/358

Bond by George Ferne of Bradbourne to George Timberhill of Draycott in the Clay, Staffordshire, in £20 to carry out the covenants in a feoffment of the same date (feoffment of Nether Houes and Pateman's House, Mapleton)

20 Dec

 

1671

D231/M/E/359

Bond by William Alocke of Mapleton, yeoman, and William Alcocke son and heir apparent to Robert Phillips of Mapleton, yeoman, in £9 to keep all the covenants in a deed of the same date

21 Jan

 

1670/1671

D231/M/E/360

Receipt by George Eyre to Robert Phillips of Mappleton by the appointment of Edward Pegg of Beaucheiffe, of £16, being the consideration for 2 beast gates and 8 sheep gates in Mapleton, sold by Edward Pegg to Robert Phillips 16 May

 

1673

D231/M/E/361

Power of attorney by Edward Pegge of Beauscheiffe, esq., to Humphry Wall of Ashbourne, to enter Mapleton Callow and deliver true and peaceable possession of so much of the said Callow as it proportionable for the keeping of two beasts in summer and eight sheep in winter to Robert Phillips of Mapleton, yeoman

19 May

 

1673

D231/M/E/362

Bond by John Maddox of Mapleton to Rowland Okeover in £40 14s Od: to perform the covenants etc., in an indenture of the same date

31 Dec

 

1679

D231/M/E/363

Bond by William Williamson of Mapleton mason and Richard Williamson of the same place, webster, to Thomas Williamson of Mapleton, webster in £10, to keep the covenants in an indenture of the same date

24 Sep

 

1685

D231/M/E/364

Bond by Francis Greensmith of Mapleton, blacksmith and Richard Williamson to Mapleton, to Rowland Okeover, in £10; to carry out the agreements etc., specified and declared in articles of agreement of the same date

24 Dec

 

1690

D231/M/E/365

Bond by William Savage of Dovebridge [Doveridge], yeoman, guardian of the parish church of Dovebridge, to John Williamson of Mapleton, husbandman, Thomas Williamson of Mapleton, weaver and Richard Williamson of Mapleton, husbandman, in £36; the condition being that Savage and Robert Wall of Dovebridge, yeoman, shall cause to be maintained and kept Sara Finney and her child now begotten by the said John Williamson

17 Oct

 

1691

D231/M/E/366

Receipt by Richard Williamson to Leake Okeover for £20, being part of the purchase money for theland in Mapleton sold by Williamson to Okeover

2 Jul

 

1743

D231/M/E/367

Bond by Joseph Smith to Leak Okeover in £96; to keep all the covenants etc., in an indenture of release of the same date

5 Jun

 

1747

D231/M/E/368

Bond by Edward Bromley of Alderwasley farmer, to Edward Walhouse, Okeover in £320; to perform the covenants etc. in articles of agreement of the same date

5 Jun

 

1776

D231/M/E/369-370

"Charges of Mapleton Division" - The enclosure of the Overhills and Callow pastures, - giving proprietors number of gates held and proportion of expense to be borne

 

circa 1730

D231/M/E/371-375

Surveys of land in Mapleton open arable relating to the exchanges between the proprietors preceding the private enclosure of the fields [see Mapleton title deeds 1730-1733]

 

1730/1731

D231/M/E/376-380

Summaries of the exchange of lands in Mapleton open arable fields proceeding the private enclosure

 

1730/1731

D231/M/E/381

Mapleton tithe hay and corn: tenants and quantity of land in oats and barley, together with the tithe rent paid

10 Jan

 

1734/1735

D231/M/E/382

Receipt for Mapleton land tax

 

1718

D231/M/E/383

Building account for `Mapleton cottage'

 

1863

D231/M/E/384

Abstract of title of Wiliam Gallimore to an estate at Mayfield, beginning with mortgage for 500 years of 12 Aug 1786 by John Greensmith of Mammerton, Longford to Elizabeth Buxton of Compton, in consideration of £600 of a messuage farm or tenement in Upper or Over Mayfield and closes Corn Park, Corn Park Meadow, Woodgate Close, Healds Piece and Lords Piece

 

1848

D231/M/E/384-401

Mayfield and Snelsdal Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/385

Copy recovery by Robert Strelley, gent., against Thomas Perkins, gent., of 4 messuages, 4 gardens, 62 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 50 acres of pasture, and common of pasture for all manner of cattle in Church Mayfield, Middle Mayfield and Upper Mayfield, Swinscoe Woodhouse and Elison

12 Feb

 

1766

D231/M/E/386

Survey: A particular of the lands of Philip Okeover and John Cockayne in Mayfield with abstracts from 15th and 16th century deeds:

(i) Deed of exchange between John Cockayne and Philip Okeover by which Cockayne exchanged a close in Mayfield and a close between the mote of Snelsdale and Okeover Smeth for a close near Snelston Park 15 Edward

(ii) Recovery by Humphry Okeover against Elizabeth Lonte, Joan Lonte and William Lonte of a messuage, 100 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture and 10 acres of wood in Woodhouse and Swinscoe, 6 Henry VIII

(iii) Grant by Ralph Thicknes to...

 

late 16th cent

D231/M/E/387

Agreement whereby in consideration of a payment by Lord William Wyther to William de Venables of 100 shillings and a further payment of £20 and a half a mark at Okeover or Snelsdale, the said William de Venables will give to William Wyther full seisin of two bovates of land in Snelsdale which he holds to Lord Hugh de Okeover according to a deed to that effect which is in the keeping of Thomas Henry of Ashbourne.

Witnesses: William Caverswall, William de Cheddleton, Robert his son, Henry de Mapleton, Henry de la Fride, Thomas de Mapleton, Henry Baker, Henry, clerk, William de Hulton, clerk

5...

 

1268

D231/M/E/388-389

Tenancy agreement and accompanying bond between Edward Walhouse Okeover and Edward Hodgkinson on a year to year basis, a messuage farm house or tenement called Lees House and several closes, 78 acres, in the parishes of Mayfield and Okeover : annual rent of £60 : additional rent of £5 per acre for ploughing more than 10 acres.

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/390

Additional copy of Agreement whereby in consideration of a payment by Lord William Wyther to William de Venables of 100 shillings and a further payment of £20 and a half a mark at Akove(re) [Okeover] or Snellesdale [Snelsdale], the said William de Venables will give to William Wyther full seisin of two bovates of land in Snellisdale which he holds to Lord Hugh de Akove[re] according to a deed to that effect which is in the keeping of Thomas Henry of Esseburn [Ashbourne].

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/391

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and John Mellor of Mayfield, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Mellor on a year-to-year basis, a messuage or tenement in Mayfield called Rowbotham's House and closes called Tilbourne Lane, Far Lower Netlow, Tilbourne, Little Tilbourne, Corner Pool Close, Nook Well Close, Clarke's Meadow, Cow Pasture, Croft Home Rowbotham's Croft, Riley's Croft, Nether Lower Netlow, Over Netlow, Over Ground, the Sprink, Johnsons Croft, Lower Hollow Croft, Over Hollow Croft, Near Cliff, Big Lime Kiln Cliff, Barn Cliff, Greaves Far Barn Cliff, Clover Cliff...

 

1801

D231/M/E/392

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and John Milward of Mayfield by which Okeover has let to Milward on a year to year basis, a messuage or tenement in Mayfield and closes called the Meadow Well Close, Pasture Croft, Wood Close, Mill Meadow Furlong, Oliver Meadow, Bye Field, Mean Piece, Beach, Lady Holme, Lower Dry Field, Over Dry Field, Kendar Yerley and Yerley Bottom, 138 acres 3 roods 06 perche., all in Mayfield : annual rent of £174 : £10 per additional rent for ploughing closes other than Bye Field, Over Dry Field and Yerley.

10 Nov

 

1801

D231/M/E/393

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Hannah Mellor of Snelsdale, Mayfield, widow, by which Okeover has let to Mellor on a year-to-year basis, a messuage or tenement in Snelsdale and closes called Snelsdale Bank, Bigards Cliff, Little Bigards Cliff, Little Cliff Wood, Lower Wood Close, Upper Wood Close, White Croftr, Little Meadow, Big Meadow, Upper Cover Piece, Lower Cover Piece, Middle Cover Piece, Lower Smeeth, Middle Smeeth, Upper Smeeth and the Other Wood, 97 acres 2 roods 38 perches, all in Snelsdale : annual rent of £120 : £10 per acre additional rent for ploughing...

 

1814

D231/M/E/394

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and Joseph Mellor of Mayfield, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Mellor on a year to year basis the farm in Mayfield except that total acreage now given as 169 acres 2 roods 31 perches : annual rent of £235.

20 Jun

 

1821

D231/M/E/395

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Brown of Tean, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Brown on a year to year basis, a messuage or tenement in Mayfield and cfloses called the Meadow, Well Close, Pasture Croft, Wood Close, Furlong, Oliver Meadow, Bye Field, Mean Piece, Beach, Lady Holme, Kendar and Yerley Bottom, 114 acres 3 roods 34 perches, all in Mayfield : annual rent of £210 : additional rent of £20 per acre for ploughing closes other than Well Close.

3 Apr

 

1821

D231/M/E/396

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Farmer Okeover and William Cooper of Mayfield, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Cooper on a year basis, the farm in Mayfield as in annual rent of £230 : ploughing covenants as before.

16 Apr

 

1830

D231/M/E/397

Tenancy agreement between James Harsden Longston of Sarsden House, Oxford, esq., and William Dilke of Maxstoke Castle, Warwick, esq., trustees under the will of H. F. Okeover, and Samuel Jackson of Snelsdale, Mayfield, by which the trustees have let to Jackson on a year to year basis, a messuage or tenement in Snelsdale, with outbuildings, with closes called Far Close, Wood Close, Wood Hill, the Hill, Little Meadow, White Croft, Big Meadow, Lower Meadow, Lime Close, Bean Close, Little Over Close, Rye Grass Close, Rushy Close, Upper Corn Field, Pool Close, Lower Cornfield, Lower Over Close...

 

1836

D231/M/E/398

Tenancy agreement between Haughton Charles Okeover and William Philips by which Okeover has let to Philips on a year to year basis, a messuage or tenement with outbuildings in Snelsdale and closes but acreage given as 95 acres : annual rent £126 : £20 per acre additional rent for ploughing closes other than Far Close, Rye Grass Close and Upper Cornfield : in the course of tillage not to take more than three crops of corn from off the said lands, and shall during the course of tillage make a summer fallow for wheat or a fallow for turnips upon such lands and shall not take more than one crop...

 

1855

D231/M/E/399

Writ of Edward I to the Sheriff of Staffordshire to summon a jury to try the case of Roger de Acovere [Okeover] against William de Ipstones, Agnes widow of Thomas Syur and Elizabeth Agnes and Alice her daughters, for unjust disseisin of his common of pasture in Mayfield belonging to his free holding in Okeover.

Kenilworth, 23 Nov

 

1275

D231/M/E/400

Power of attorney from John Cokain, esq., to John Bailly to grant seisin to Philip Okeover, esq., of a moiety of a close with appurtenances lying between the Meresicche in the parish of Mayfield and the park of Okeover, and between the water of Dove [River Dove] and a close of Philip Okeover, and a parcel of a close between Le Mote de Snelsdale and Okoveremethende, extending from the corner of le Mote de Snelsdale as far as the corner of Snelsdale Park as appears by a ditch made by them.

4 Dec

 

1475

D231/M/E/401

Bond by John Gallimore of Mayfield, farmer, to Thomas Ley of Mayfield, esq., that he will pay to Ley before 27 November 1793 £660 and 4½% interest as specified in a mortgage of the same date.

27 May

 

1793

D231/M/E/402

Bond by Joseph Thornton of Stanton, mason, Richard Smith of Ellastone, Staffordshire, yeoman and William Thomson of Stanton, mason, to Leeke Okeover of Okeover, esq., in £10 : whereas Joseph Thornton has confessed to taking away from Stanton Moor a parcel of freestone got out of a quarry on Stanton Moor belonging to Leeke Okeover, the condition of this bond is that Thornton does not take away or unlawfully purloin any goods, chattels or personal estate of Leeke Okeover.

12 Mar

 

1734/1735

D231/M/E/402

Stanton Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/403

Abstract of charters in which Orm de Okeover appears including a grant by Geoffrey, Abbot, and the monks of Burton to Orm of land in Stretton on the same terms as he held it from the Abbot Nigel

(after 1114).

[Abstract compiled by Isaac Jeayes]

[late 19th cent]

D231/M/E/403

Stretton Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/404

Abstract of title of John Charles Burton Borough, esq., to an estate called Lower Musden Grange Farm, Ilam, beginning with lease and release of 8/9 February, 1809 by Richard Arkwright of Willersley Castle, esq., and John Port of Ilam, esq., to John Borrow of Derby, esq., in consideration of £5250, of the manor of Musden, Ilam (closes etc. recited).

 

1872

D231/M/E/404-E425

Ilam Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/405

Purchaser's observations and requisitions on title - Musden Grange Estate

 

1872

D231/M/E/406

Abstract of appointment by J. C. B. Borough, esq., of new trustees of settlement

5 Jun 1832.

 

1873

D231/M/E/407

Abstract of title of Haughton Charles Okeover esq to the Musden Grange estate, beginning with conveyance by C H W A Reptington of Amington Hall, Warwickshire, esq., and others, to H C Okeover, in consideration of £16,904 11s 1d., of the Lower Musden Grange Estate, 419 acres 0 rood 19 perches (closes etc recited)

25 Mar 1873

 

1874

D231/M/E/408

Copy of medieval grant by the Abbot of Burton of the vicarage of Ilam

 

18th cent

D231/M/E/409

Copy royal grant to Sir William Pagett, knight, of all that capital messuage in Ilam with its members and appurtenances, and the rectory and vicarage of Ilam, with the tithes of Ilam, Castern and Stanshope, lately in the tenure or occupation of John Cartlege, and a whole third part of the lands and tenements there lately in the tenure of Ralph Bowerynge and Margaret his wife and all that messuage with lands, meadows and pastures there late in the occupation of Thomas Henson, formerly belonging to the Abbot of Burton; also all that pension of 13s. 4d., arising from the Prior of Grendon, and...

 

[Undated - 16th cent]

D231/M/E/410

Copy of undated medieval quitclaim by Hugh Okeover to Henry Dyddor of Ilam of lands and tenements in Ilam with all appurtenances except 9 shillings per annum rent and foreign service.

Witnesses: William de Ipstones,, Hugh Berforde, William Pusell, Henry de Castern, Thomas Meverell, Robert son of Richard de la Forde and Adam de Ilam.

 

[16th cent]

D231/M/E/411-E412

Copy lease and release by Joseph Flewitt of Nottingham surgeon and Anne his wife, Thomas Jekyll Rawson of Nottingham, esq., Sarah Needham, widow of Matthew Needham of Nottingham, surgeon, deceased and Richard Arkwright of Cromford, esq., at the direction of John Port the elder of Derby esq., and John Port the younger of Derby. esq., to Charles Vicars Hunter of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, gent., of the manor or lordship of Ilam, together with the advowson, right of patronage and presentation to the vicarage and parish church of Ilam (details of all messuages, closes etc., recited in full).

1...

 

1803

D231/M/E/413

Attested copy of final concord, Michaelmas 1811, between Gregory Winrow, plaintiff, and Sir Hugh Bateman, knight, and Richard Bateman, esq., deforciants of one fourth part of the manor of Musden otherwise Musden Grange with all appurtenances, and two messuages, four barns, four stables, four cowhouses, 150 acres of land, 200 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pastures, 50 acres of wood and common of pasture for all manner of cattle with appurtenances in Musden alias. Musden Grange.

 

1872

D231/M/E/414

Lease by Matilda, lately wife of John Whither de Ilome [Ilam] to Richard Bailley de Stanshope, John Smyth of the same place and Thomas Clarke of the same place, of all her part of a pasture called Ilome More with appurtenances : for 10 years at 13s. 4d. per annum.

Witnesses: Ralph Bassett, esq., Humphry Walker and Thomas Richardson.

7 May

 

1443

D231/M/E/415

Memoranda of an agreement between John Port of Ilam esq., and John Borrow of Derby esq., by which, in consideration of £250, Port agrees to convey to Borrow the manor of Musden, with promise by Barrow to pay £5000 on 5 April next, to make £5250 in all.

21 Nov

 

1807

D231/M/E/416

Case papers in a dispute regarding Ilam Moor : Copy Inquisition Post Mortem on the death of John Porte, reciting that John Porte is seised of the manor of Ilam and 4 messuages, 3 cottages, 4 gardens, 100 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 60 acres of pasture, 3 acres of wood, 200 acres of moor and 2s. 6d., annual rent with appurtenances in Ilam.

16 Sep

 

1574

D231/M/E/417

Case papers in a dispute regarding Ilam Moor : Case paper - "to prove the defendant Philip Oker [Okeover] owner of Ilam Moor, Dovedale and ? Bunster" : brief between Oker and Porte.

 

[c. 1579]

D231/M/E/418

Case papers in a dispute regarding Ilam Moor : List of people associated with the case "to prove the defendant Philip Oker [Okeover] owner of Ilam Moor, Dovedale and ? Bunster" : brief between Oker and Porte.

 

[C. 1579]

D231/M/E/419

Case papers in a dispute regarding Ilam Moor : Indictment for a riot on Ilam Moor : Humphry Alsopp and Hugh and Henry Titterton.

 

[c. 1579]

D231/M/E/420

Case papers in a dispute regarding Ilam Moor : Judgement in disputes between John Porte, plaintiff and Philip Oker and William Jackson, defendants; between Philip Oker plaintiff, and Lawrence Wright, defendant: between Philip Oker, and John Porte, Humphry Alsopp, Hugh Titterton and Henry Titterton, defendants, all concerning the ownership of Ilam Moor.

21 Oct

 

1579

D231/M/E/421

Case papers in a dispute regarding Ilam Moor : Memoranda relating to the above disputes.

19 October

 

1580

D231/M/E/422

Exemplification of a suit brought by John Porte against Ralph Oker for seizing a cow in Low Close, Ilam, as a distress, the said Low Close, being part of land held by the said John of Ralph Oker's manor of Oker.

16 May

 

1582

D231/M/E/423

Declaration by Charles Etches late of Musden Grange, now of New Inns Farm, Thorpe, farmer, relating to tithes on Musden Grange Farm.

12 Mar

 

1873

D231/M/E/424

Memoranda of deposit of deeds by H C Okeover as a security for £14,000 borrowed from J C B Borough of Chetwynd Park, Newport, for the purchase of Musden Grange Farm.

25 Mar

 

1873

D231/M/E/425

Chancery chief clerk's certificate relating to title to the Musden Grange estate.

 

1874

D231/M/E/426

Abstract of title to a freehold estate at Blore, beginning with lease and release of 11 & 12 May 1768 by Samuel Shore of Norton Hall and Urith his wife and Samuel Shore of Bradfield, Sheffield, esq., to John Milnes of Wakefield merchant, in consideration of £4885, of the man or of Blore, Blore Park and the perpetual advowson, right of patronage, nominagtion and presentation to the rectory and parish church of Blore.

 

1868

D231/M/E/426-E447

Estate papers regarding H C Okeover and the Blore Park estate

 

1844-1869

D231/M/E/427

Blore estate observations and requisitions on title.

 

1869

D231/M/E/428

Abstracts of institutions to the rectory of Blore.

 

1869

D231/M/E/429

Blore estate vendors and purchaser's replies to observations and requisitions on title.

 

1869

D231/M/E/430

Copy deed charging the freehold portion of the Lindridge estate, Leicester, with jointure annuities of £600 and £400, in lieu and substitution for the Blore estate in the county of Stafford : Harrington Offley Shore of Clifton Hall, Ashbourne, and the trustees of the settlement made on his marriage, 8 Nov 1865

8 Aug

 

1869

D231/M/E/431

Draft of deed charging the freehold portion of the Lindridge estate, Leicester, with jointure annuities of £600 and £400, in lieu and substitution for the Blore estate in the county of Stafford : Harrington Offley Shore of Clifton Hall, Ashbourne, and the trustees of the settlement made on his marriage, 8 Nov 1865

8 Aug

 

1869

D231/M/E/432

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Official copy of bankruptcy proceedings : bankruptcy of Hugh Parker, Offley Shore, John Brewin and John Rogers, bankrupts 17 Jan 1843

 

1854

D231/M/E/433

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Certificate of conformity of all the bankrupts, 28 May 1844 (copy)

 

1854

D231/M/E/434

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Copy contract of sale between Offley Shore, esq C H Okeover, esq., for the sale of the Blore estate

Dated 4 September.

 

1868

D231/M/E/435

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Declaration by Samuel Brewin of Culland Hall relating to the Blore estate and Offley Shore's period of occupation.

3 Jun

 

1869

D231/M/E/436

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Copy of Declaration by Samuel Brewin of Culland Hall relating to the Blore estate and Offley Shore's period of occupation.

3 Jun

 

1869

D231/M/E/437

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Succession duty account of succession in Harrington Offley Shore of Lindridge House, Desford, Leicester, expectant on the death of Offley Shore.

12 Jun

 

1869

D231/M/E/438

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: In Chancery - copy further opinion regarding the Okeovers Trust and the Settled Estate Act, 16 Jul 1869

 

1869

D231/M/E/439

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Declaration by Charles Bischoff of 4 Great Westminster Street Buildings, London, gent., relating to the Shore family

12 Aug

 

1869

D231/M/E/440

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Further opinion regarding the Okeovers' Trust and the Settled Estates Act

2 Feb

 

1869

D231/M/E/441

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Purchaser's further observations and requisitions on title and various replies thereto - Blore estate and the advowson of Blore rectory.

19 Apr

 

1869

D231/M/E/442

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Further opinion regarding the Okeover Trust

5 Aug

 

1869

D231/M/E/443

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Small bundle of case papers relating to the Blore purchase including copy institutions of the rectors of Blore, 1752, 1786 and 1836, receipts endorsed on the conveyeance of the Blore estate of 27 April 1815, copy receipt clause on the Shore family settlement of 1865 and copy extract from the will of Samuel Walker of Nether Silton, York.

 

1869

D231/M/E/444

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Further opinion regarding the Okeovers' Trust and the Settled Estate Act.

 

1869

D231/M/E/445

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Schedule of deeds and documents relating to the Blore estate, Staffordshire.

 

1869

D231/M/E/446

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Further copies of institutions of rectors of Blore, 1752, 1786 and 1836.

 

1869

D231/M/E/447

Case papers relating to H C Okeover's purchase of the Blore estate: Copy of the Blore with Swinscoe tithe rentcharge apportionment award

 

1844

D231/M/E/448

Lease for 20 years by Edward IV to Ralph Okeover, gent., with the advice of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster, of all the lands tenements, meadow and pasture of Broadlow Ash, with herbage and pasturage of the wood of Broadlow, a parcel of the Duchy of Lancaster : annual rent of £9 13s 4d to be paid on Easter Day and Michaelmas

2 Apr

 

1474

D231/M/E/448-449

Broadlow Ash estate

 

 

D231/M/E/449

Duchy of Lancaster writ directed to Ralph Okeover, gent regarding a grant by the Duchy to Ralph on 25 February 1484/5 of part of the lands, tenements, meadows and pastures of Bradlowe (Broadlow Ash) : now the land etc. has been let to James and Hugh Berdesley

26 Apr

 

1485

D231/M/E/450

Kniveton Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/450

Lease by Thomas Shaynton [Sheinton] of Farley to Thomas de Okeover of all his land called Les Flates near Kniveton : annual rent of 14s., for 21 years.

Witnesses: John Wareyn, Adam Lyghtwod [Lightwood], Richard Bromley

25 Dec

 

1411

D231/M/E/451

Covenant between John Cokayn, knight, Thomas Okeover, esq., Alured [Ailred] de Longford, esq., and Thomas Dawkyn, chaplain and John de la Pole de Hartington and Henry de Bothe, esq., by which de la Pole and Bothe agree that, if Nicholas son and heir of Henry Fitzherbert lives to become of age or to be married by them in his minority, then they will pay £40 to Alice, Joan and Elizabeth, sisters of Nicholas, in return for which Cokayn, Okeover, de Longford and Dawkyn grant to de la Pole and de Bothe, the manor of Norbury with advowson of the church of the same place, which they held by gift...

 

1426

D231/M/E/451

Norbury

 

 

D231/M/E/452

Agreement by which Thomas Okoever, farmer of the church of Duffield, agrees to pay to the Dean and Chapter of the Collegiate Church of the Blessed Mary Leye (Leicester), on 24 Jun his arrears of rent for Duffield Church for 8 Henry VI (1430), £6. 17s 3d., and further £42 on 11 Nov in part payment of the rent for 9 Henry VI, £13 6s 8d at Christmas, following £6 13s 4d on 24 Jun following and £15 6s 8d on feast of St Martin (in summer) following.

8 Jun

 

1430

D231/M/E/452

Duffield Church

 

 

D231/M/E/453

Derbyshire Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/453

Seventeenth century transcripts of Okeover deeds relating to the Derbyshire estate beginning with final concord of June 1500 between Richard Kniveton and Joan Kniveton, plaintiffs, and Joan Ireland, deforciant of 4 messuages, 10 virgates of land, 40 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood, 50 acres of heath and 50 acres of moor in Yeldersley, consideration 100 marks. With deeds relating to Atlow and Snelston.

 

17th cent

D231/M/E/454-455

Tenancy agreement between Edward Walhouse Okeover esq., and Humphry Daniel of Randscliff, Fenny Bentley, farmer, by which Okeover has let to Daniel on a year to year basis, a messuage or dwellinghouse called Randscliff and several closes 193 acres in Fenny Bentley : annual rent of £66 : standard husbandry covenants : bond accompanying.

21 Mar

 

1776

D231/M/E/454-456

Fenny Bentley Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/456

Book of receipts for tithe rent payments in Fenny Bentley - Edward Hollinshead, minister

 

1644-1659

D231/M/E/457

Findern Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/457

Receipts for chief rents on Philip Okeover's land at Findern

 

1577-1593

D231/M/E/458

Abstract of title of H F Okeover to manors, messuages and lands in Derbyshire and Staffordshire beginning with lease and release of 19/20 November 1691 between Rowland Okeover, Thomas Okeover, his son and heir apparent, Dame Katherine Yorke (formerly wife of William Leeke of Wyneswold and mother of Katherine Leeke), Katherine Leeke, John Thornhagh, William Cook, Sir Thomas Parkyns, John Wilkins, John Bainbrigge and Charles Farnham, being the settlement on the marriage of Thomas Okeover to Katherine Leeke.

 

circa 1840

D231/M/E/458-498

Derbyshire and Staffordshire estates combined

 

 

D231/M/E/459

Okeover estate rental - Calton, Schene (Sheen), Snellesdale [Snelsdale], Coldwell, Mapulton [Mapleton], Okeover and Snelleston [Snelston].

 

early 15th cent

D231/M/E/460

Rent roll of Ralph Okeover, knight, paid at the feasts of St John the Baptist and St Martin : Snelston, Atlow, Mapleton, Woodhouse, Ilam, Castern, Yeldersley and Okeover

9 Jan

 

1488/1489

D231/M/E/461

Rent roll of Ralph Okeover, knight, paid at the feasts of St John the Baptist and St Martin : Snelston, Atlow, Mapleton, Woodhouse, Ilam, Castern, Yeldersley and Okeover

19 Jan

 

1488/1489

D231/M/E/462

Rent roll of Ralph Okeover, knight, paid at the feasts of St John the Baptist and St Martin : Snelston, Atlow, Mapleton, Woodhouse, Ilam, Castern, Yeldersley and Okeover

 

1488/1489

D231/M/E/463

Rent roll of Humphry Okeover and his son Philip Okeover : Snelston, Atlow, Ashbourne, Mapleton, Woodhouse, Okeover (Humphry), Castern, Snelston, Ilam, Yeldersley (Philip).

 

early 16th cent

D231/M/E/464

Rent roll of Humphry Okeover, paid at the feasts of St John the Baptist and St Martin : rents for farms and chief rents : Snelston, Atlow, Mapleton, Yeldersley, Woodhouse, Ilam, Castern and Okeover.

10 November

 

1514

D231/M/E/465

Rent roll of Humphry Okeover, paid at the feasts of St John the Baptist and St Martin : rents for farms and chief rents : Snelston, Atlow, Mapleton, Yeldersley, Wodhouse, Ilam, Castern and Okeover.

19 Nov

 

1514

D231/M/E/466

Rental of Philip Okeover : Okeover, Mapleton, Yeldersley, Woodhouse, Findern, Potlock, Ilam and Swinscoe.

 

1579

D231/M/E/467

Okeover estate rental - Okeover, Mapleton and Mayfield.

 

1744-1747

D231/M/E/468-469

Particular of the estate of Humphry Okeover : Okeover, Okeover Woodhouse, Swinscoe, Woodhouse, Mapleton, Atlow and Snelston : brief description of property, rental and some comments. [Two copies]

3 Feb

 

1639/1640

D231/M/E/470

Survey of Okeover estates in Okeover, Mapleton, Atlow Mayfield and Fenny Bentley giving tenants' names, field names, acreage and value per acre.

 

circa 1810

D231/M/E/471

Lease by John Pole of Hartington and John Okeover, senior, to Thomas Okeover, junior of the manor of Okeover with all appurtenances and the manors of Atlow and Snelston and all other lands, tenements, rents and services in Derbyshire and Staffordshire which they hold by feoffment of Thomas Okeover, senior : to hold for the lives of Thomas Okeover senior and junior at an annual rent of £36 4s. 4d.

2 Feb

 

1434

D231/M/E/472

Collective tenancy agreement between Morton Walhouse of Hatherton, esq., and several other persons in the occupation of several plots and parcels of real estate late of Leak Okeover in Okeover, Mayfield, Mapleton, Atlow, Bentley, Swinscoe and elsewhere, from 30 Jun 1793, to 5 Apr 1795 only : rents and names scheduled : not to leave in tillage any of the meadow or pasture landnot now in tillage; to summer fallow such tillage land that has borne two crops without being fallowed, to lay down and seed in a proper and husbandlike manner such tillage lands as shall be in the third year of tillage...

 

1794

D231/M/E/473

Abstracts of tenancy agreements on Derbyshire and Staffordshire estates - Okeover, Woodhouse, Snelston, Atlow and Mapleton.

 

circa 1590-1620

D231/M/E/474

Extracts from tenancy agreements 1776-1794 [see under each estate for original agreements] : Okeover, Mapleton, Bradbourne, Atlow, Fenny Bentley, Mayfield and Blore.

 

circa 1800

D231/M/E/475

Power of attorney by Philip de Okeover, knight, to Thomas de Marchington, knight, John Crecy, rector of Longford, John Wade, rector of Leigh and Thomas de Sheen to receive seisin of certain lands in Callow,Atlow, Snelston, Mapleton, Parwich and Okeover, with all goods and chattels in the same.

2 Feb

 

1382

D231/M/E/476

Power of attorney by John Poole of Hartington and John Okeover, feoffees to Thomas Okeover, to Geoffrey Walker to enter and deliver seisin to William Hondford, senior, Robert Hondford and Thomas Alvynton, chaplain, of all manors lands, houses, rents, services, meadows, pastures, pasturage, woods, fish-ponds and water in the counties of Stafford and Derby which they held by feoffment of Thomas Okeover.

1 Nov

 

1428

D231/M/E/477

Power of attorney by John de la Pole of Hartington and John de Okeover, brother of Thomas de Okeover, to Geoffrey Walker to deliver seisin to Thomas de Okeover of the manor of Okeover and the vills of Castern, Ilam, Woodhouse and Coldwall in Staffordshire, and Atlow and Snelston in Derbyshire, which they held by feoffment of Thomas de Okeover.

Thursday next after the feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary (2 Feb) 7 Henry VI

 

1429

D231/M/E/478

Power of attorney by Thomas de Okeover, senior to William del Rowe to deliver seisin to John de la Pole of Hartinngton and John de Okeover his brother of the manor of Okeover and the vills of Castern, Ilam, Woodhouse and Coldwall in Staffordshire, and the manors of Atlow and Snelston in Derbyshire.

Wednesday next after the feast of St Agatha (10 Feb) 7 Henry VI

 

1429

D231/M/E/479

Power of attorney by John Pole of Hartinngton senior to John Pole of Hartington junior to deliver seisin to Thomas Okeover of Okeover of the manor of Okeover, with all his messuages, lands, tenements, rents and services in the vills of Castern, Ilam, Woodhouse and Coldwall in Staffordshire and the manors of Atlow and Snelston in Derbyshire

25 July

 

1439

D231/M/E/480

Power of attorney by Thomas Lockwood to William Sonde, rector of Blore, to deliver seisin to Philip Okeover of Okeover esq., and Thomasin his wife, of all his lands, tenements, rents and reversions in Coldwell, a close called Brendwode, a parcel of land in Woodhouse next Blore, lately in the tenure of Thomas Serle and Robert Lont and 20s. rent arising annually from diverse lands and tenements in Woodhouse and a parcel of land adjacent in Hyllemedowe next to the vill of Woodhouse, also a pasture called Cokshuthill in the vill of Snelston which Henry Smyth, Abbot of Rocester and Richard...

 

1455

D231/M/E/481

Power of attorney by Philip Okeover of Okeover and Thomasin his wife, of all his lands, tenements, rents and reversions in Coldwell, a close called Brendwode, a parcel of land in Woodhouse next Blore, lately in the tenure of Thomas Serle and Robert Lont and 20s. rent arising annually from diverse lands and tenements in Woodhouse and a parcel of land adjacent in Hyllemedowe next to the vill of Woodhouse, also a pasture called Cokshuthill in the vill of Snelston which Henry Smyth, Abbot of Rocester and Richard Falkehurst rector of Kingsley now deceased held by gift and feoffment of Thomas...

 

1455

D231/M/E/482

Power of attorney by Thomas Okeover, esq to Thomas Duffield to deliver seisin to John Gresley, knight, Walter Blount, Thomas Curzon, John Curzon, Henry de la Pole and Richard Kniveton, esquires, of his manors of Okeover, Atlow and Snelston and his other lands etc. in these places.

6 Oct

 

1457

D231/M/E/483

King's writ directed to J Tyndall, knight, Magistrate of the Court of Chancery, Richard Harpur, John Bentley, John Stanhope, and George Fulwood, knights, and Francis Fitzherbert, Lodovic Rowd and Thomas Richardson, esq., justices, regarding a suit pending at Westminster between Anthony Asheley knight, and Rowland Okeover relating to property in Mapleton, Yeldersley and Ilam : since Rowland is incapable of travelling to Westminster without great bodily risk, the justices are authorised to go to them in person to settle the case; reciting final concords between Anthony Asheley plaintiff, and...

 

1609/1610

D231/M/E/484

Arbitration by William, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield in a dispute between William the Prior and the convent of the monastery of Our Lady of Tutbury and Humphry Okeover esq., concerning the following claims of the Prior denied by Humphry:

(a) 22s. chief rent claimed by the Prior for all lands which Humphry has in Okeover on the side of the brook there towards Mayfield

(b) 12d. rent for the "attachment of the weir" of Humphry's at Snelston Mill.

(c) Possession of a parcel of ground near Mathefeld Ryse {Mayfield Rise], enclosed by Humphry's ancestors and called by him Okeover Smith and a...

 

1494

D231/M/E/485-498

Correspondence relating to repairs to buildings on the Okeover estate in Derbyshire and Staffordshire including farmhouses and the alms houses in Mapleton

 

1724-1743

D231/M/E/499

The estate centred on Hardwick Abstracts: Abstracts of settlements relating to Okeover's Norfolk and Suffolk estates, including schedule of property in Hardwick with rentals as recited in the marriage settlement of Thomas Okeover in 1699, schedule of property in Hardwick and Tilney recited in the settlement of 20 Nov 1739 and schedule of unsettled property in Huntingfield, Bretts Marsh and Bungs Marsh (Suffolk) and Thurlow Marsh (Norfolk), abstracted from a deed of 6 Feb 1727

 

circa 1750

D231/M/E/499-538

Norfolk estate

 

 

D231/M/E/499-583

Norfolk and Suffolk Estates

 

 

D231/M/E/500

Survey of lands of Rowland Okeover in the manor of Tilney alias Bury giving field names, acreage and rental, and distringuishing copyhold land

 

mid 17th cent

D231/M/E/501

Lease by Thomas Pettus, citizen and draper of Norwich and John Suckelynge of Norwich, baker, to Thomas Gaudy of Gaudy Hall, Norfolk, serjeant-at-law, (reciting lease by the Dean and Chapter of Norwich Cathedral to Robert Twayte of Norwich, yeoman, 9 Apr 1550, of two water mills and houses called the Myllhous and stable in Trows next Norwich and also a piece of meadow, 1 acre, lying in the south part of the water and river of the said mills and a parcel of meadow called the Corner of the Myddowe lying to the west of the mills and also a meadow in Trows called Cellerers Myddowe together with...

 

1555

D231/M/E/502

Lease by Thomas Pettus of Morley, esq., and Elizabeth his wife to John Purte of Morley, yeoman, of all the messuages, lands and grounds of Thomas and Elizabeth Pettus in Hardwick, South Lynn, North Runton [North Runcton] and Middleton [all Co. Norfolk] formerly in the tenure of Thomas Holland namely houses, yards and grounds called Homestalles 12 acres, piece of ground called Nordinges 20 acres, Hanging Close 20 acres, the Fenne 19 acres, Calves Close 6 acres, 13 acres of arable land in Hardwick open fields, Great Twenty Acres Close, 20 acres, close adjacent 6 acres Little Tenne Acre Close...

 

1627

D231/M/E/503

Memoranda that Elizabeth Payne has yielded to Francis Style, gent., quiet and peaceable possession of her mansion house and land now in her use and occupation to the use of Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, baronet, and promises to pay all arrears of rent due to Thomas Pettus at the time of the death of his brother Augustus Pettus, esq

 

1663

D231/M/E/504

Articles of agreement between Sir Thomas Pettus, baronet, and Thomas Clifton of Hardwick, gent., by which Pettus has let to Clifton for 11 years at an annual rent of £126 (£130 in final year), tenements with barns, stables, pasture, arable grounds, meadows, marshes and fens in Hardwick now in the occupation of Robert Rudd: keep banks, dikes and drains in good condition: no more to be ploughed than that already in tilth at the time of entry: not to plough the Long Twenty Acre in the final three years of the term 1 May

 

1669

D231/M/E/505

Lease by Sir Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, baronet, to William Barker of Hardwick, gent., in consideration of £155, of all those capital messuages with barns, stables, dovehouse, yards, gardens, orchards and all lands and tenements with appurtenances in Hardwick, South Lynn, West Winch, Middleton, North Runton and Sechey, 43 acres 1 roods 35 perches (recited in full in schedule), all of which are now or late in the tenure of William Barker: for 11 years at an annual rent of £201 0s 4d: not to convert to tillage without written consent any pasture land that has not been ploughed in the last...

 

1669

D231/M/E/506

(a) Agreement between George Barker, on behalf of Rowland Okeover, and Richard Chappell of Moulton, Norfolk, yeoman, by which Chappell leases for seven years Bung's Marsh and Thurlow Marsh late in the tenure of Robert Haughton and Robert Gawdy: annual rent of £33: to maintain the outfalls, dykes and drains in tenantable repair

24 Oct

(a) Agreement between Adrian Hart of Norwich on behalf of Rowland Okeover, and Hugh Lawrence of Rackheath, husbandman, by which Lawrence leases for seven years a farm in Rackheath and a meadow in Thorpe in the possession of Richard Gare, including such timber...

 

1678; 1677

D231/M/E/507

Unexecuted deed by which Sir Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, baronet, has agreed with Thomas Browne of Norwick, physician, and William Stratford of Burton in the Heath, Warwickshire, that he shall stand seised of the manors and farms of Wilton and Hardwick, situate and lying in Hardwick, North Runton, Middleton, South Lynn, West Winch, Sechey and Saddlebow now or late in the tenure of Robert Rudd: to the use of Sir Thomas Pettus for life and then to the use of his wife Dame Elizabeth Pettus, her heirs and assigns for ever

 

circa 1675

D231/M/E/508

Articles of agreement between Thomas Okeover of Wymeswold, gent., and Edmund Beales of Wiggonhill St Germans, Norfolk, his agent and Jeremiah Wade of Hardwick, North Runton, by which Beales has let to Wade a messuage in Hardwick with barns, stables and outhouses, one little back piece fenced by posts and rails and also a sheepwalk in Hardwick (120 acres of whole year land and 9 acres of half year land) and 18 acres of field land: annual rent of £85, for 11 years: not to plough anything other than the 18 acres of field, land and the accustomed part of the sheepwalk: £5 per acre additional...

 

1708

D231/M/E/509

Bond by Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, baronet, to Richard Clarke of Norwich, apothecary, in £1000: to observe the conditions in a deed between the two parties of the same date

1 Nov

 

1670

D231/M/E/510

Surrender by George Inkson the younger to Leeke Okeover of all such lands, tenements and hereditaments that he now holds or lately did hold of Leeke Okeover in South Lynn and Hardwick and all tenant right and title hereto, and also liberty for Leeke Okeover or his agents to enter upon the said premises and all goods, cattle and chattels there found and now being lately distrained on for rent and "acreages" of rent due to the said Leeke Okeover at Lady Day

30 Mar

 

1738

D231/M/E/511

Case papers - Okeover v Pettus: "The heads of the answer of Dame Elizabeth Pettus to the bill of Rowland Okeover and Elizabeth his wife" - relating to the Norfolk and Suffolk estates in Hardwick, Tilney, Stokesby and Huntingfield

 

circa 1675

D231/M/E/512

Case papers - Okeover v Pettus: Okeover v Pettus - "The heads of my answer collected by Mr Hubert to Mr Oker's bill

 

circa 1675

D231/M/E/513

Case papers - Okeover v Pettus: "The heads of the answer of Dame Elizabeth Pettus to the bill of Okeover, Esq., and Elizabeth his wife"

 

circa 1675

D231/M/E/514

Case papers - Okeover v Pettus: Writ of Charles II addressed to Rowland Okeover and Elizabeth his wife, containing an extract of an order in Chancery concerning matters in dispute between then and Lady Elizabeth Pettus, widow of Sir Thomas Pettus, Sir John Marsham, Robert Haughton, esq., William Stratford, esq., and Sir John Pettus

15 Jul

 

1675

D231/M/E/515

Bill of complaint by Leeke Okeover of Okeover, esq., Wrightson Mundy of Osbaston, Leicestershire, esq., and John Eardley Wilmot of the Inner Temple, London, esq., (Okeover's trustees) to Hon Philip Lord Hardwick, Baron of Hardwick (Gloucestershire), Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, against Thomas Beech and William Monk (representatives of William Okeover, younger brother of Leeke Okeover) and John Sherwyn and Samuel Sterrop (surviving acting executors of the will of Sir Thomas Parkyns, one of the trustees named in the marriage settlement of 19/20 November 1699 on the marriage of...

 

circa 1750

D231/M/E/516

Case paper - the joint and several answers of Leek Okeover, William Okeover and Rowland Okeover defendants to the information of his Majesties Attorney General and by the relation of James Stephenson

 

circa 1730

D231/M/E/517

Further case paper the joint and several answers of Leek Okeover, William Okeover and Rowland Okeover defendants to the information of his Majesties Attorney General and by the relation of James Stephenson

28 Nov

 

1730

D231/M/E/518

Further case paper the joint and several answers of Leek Okeover, William Okeover and Rowland Okeover defendants to the information of his Majesties Attorney General and by the relation of James Stephenson

 

1730/1731

D231/M/E/519

Further case paper the joint and several answers of Leek Okeover, William Okeover and Rowland Okeover defendants to the information of his Majesties Attorney General and by the relation of James Stephenson reciting the marriage settlement of 19/20 November 1699 on the marriage of Thomas Okeover to Katherine Leeke

19 Apr

 

1731

D231/M/E/520

Order of the Genral Session of Sewers revoking an earlier decision permitting the commoners of Middleton to construct a tunnel through the Warr Bank, reciting that at a session of sewers held on Wednesday 3 Mar 1693 Rowland Okeover and Richard Bornay presented their petition to the court showing that by a law of sewers to which the royal assent was given given (at Kings Lynn, 20 James I), it was decreed that for conveying the waters of the Lord's several fens and lands of Middleton and Hardwick to a place therein mentioned from a Warr Bank appointed to be made between these lands and the...

 

1694

D231/M/E/521

Writ by William III directed to Edward Beales gentleman, and William Ely and James Nicholson, his lawful deputies by which Beales is appointed expenditer to collect a rate or acreshott of7d. per acre upon the lands in the townships of South Lynn, Hardwick and Middleton ordered by the Commission of Sewers. 13 Oct

 

1699

D231/M/E/522

Order by the Commission of Sewers directed to the Constable of Hardwick that the sum of £1 3s. 6d. is assessed on Hardwick as its contribution to a levy of £23 2s. 8¾d. to be raised by the Hundred of Treebridge: other parishes involved - Tilney cum Islington, Clenchwharton, North Lynn, West Lynn, South Lynn, Middleton, Setchey, West Winch, Pentney, Hardwick, Mintlyn, Gaywood, South Wooton, Pawsey, Leziat and Grimston: the dikereeves (or constable if no dikereeve appointed) to collect the respective portions; to be paid by them to the Clerk of the Court of Sewers on or before 20 August

30 Jul

 

1731

D231/M/E/523

Memoranda by Robert Powlers that he has known for 29-30 years that Jeremy Wade, John Hill and Thomas Wrathall had free liberty in and upon a common in Hardwick and North Runton for neat beasts and horses without interruption by any person

7 May

 

1741

D231/M/E/524

Bill for clay work done for Mr Farthinge at Tilney

Apr 18th to Nov 10th

 

1676

D231/M/E/525

Memoranda of work done by John Dobb, Henry Woods and John Makerell in raising the height of the banks of Rowland Okeover: 18 roods in several places at ¾d per rood

12 Sep

 

1676

D231/M/E/526

Receipt by Thoms Girling for William Barker's rent for land in West Winch

20 Oct

 

1678

D231/M/E/527

Bill for various disbursements on the farm at Rackheath and the meadow at Torpe

23 Oct

 

1678

D231/M/E/528

Receipt by William Bacon of Mr Barker of Hardwick for £1 4s. 1½d being the second three months pay of the six granted to his Majesty by Act of Parliament for the disbanding of the army and other uses there mentioned

28 Jan

 

1678

D231/M/E/529

Receipt by Robert Pepper of William Barker £1 19s 6d being the quite rent for lands in Hardwick late of Sir Thomas Pettus

20 October

 

1678

D231/M/E/530

Various disbursements at Hardwick for scouring drains, sessioning of sewers etc.

 

1678

D231/M/E/531

Receipt by George Barker of William Wells and John Wright for making two breaches in the Millriver Bank in Hardwick Fenn - 8 days work at 13s per day

24 Jul

 

1679

D231/M/E/532

Disbursements on the farm at Hardwick in Mr Barker's use and receipt for Hardwick land tax

 

1679

D231/M/E/533

Receipt by Samuel Horochin of William Barker for £1 4s 1½d being the three first months assessment for the land of Rowland Okeover, senior

12 May

 

1679

D231/M/E/534

Farm labourer's bill for mowing and haymaking at Hardwick

 

late 17th cent

D231/M/E/535

Receipt for land tax on Norfolk estates

 

1704-1705

D231/M/E/536

Receipt for land tax on Norfolk estates

30 Mar

 

1705

D231/M/E/537

Norfolk estate account

11 May

 

1705

D231/M/E/538

Recent money for "sea breaks" - Norfolk

11 May

 

1705

D231/M/E/539

Survey: Particular of the Manor of Little Ellingham giving description of property, estimated acreage and rent paid

 

late 16th cent

D231/M/E/539 - 552

Little Ellingham estate

 

 

D231/M/E/540

Survey: Terrier of the manor of Little Ellingham giving owner or tenant, abuttments and acreage of each parcel, including also an account of the rights, customs and privileges of the manor

 

1643-1644

D231/M/E/541

Survey: A true and just account taken of all timber, trees rollings and stands belonging to the estate of Rowland Okeover in Ellingham Parva [Little Ellingham], (with later additions).

 

1676

D231/M/E/542

Lease by Thomas Woodhouse and Susan his wife and Robert Fflinte to Samuel James of Little Ellingham, yeoman, of a close call Coniger, 14 acres, for 31 years at 1d rent

12 Jul

 

1602

D231/M/E/543-544

Lease and counyterpart by Thomas Woodhouse and Susan his wife and Robert Fflinte of Little Ellingham, gent., to Samuel James, yeoman, in consideration of an unspecified sum, of a close in Little Ellingham called the Coniger, 14 acres, for 900 years at 1d rent

12 Jul

 

1602

D231/M/E/545

Lease by Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, Norfolk, to George Swan of Little Ellingham, yeoman, of a close of pasture called Carmin Close with a certain barn thereupon built, a close called Lister's Wod, a close of pasture and arable called Twelve Acre Close, close of pasture called Sallow Close and 9 acres of arable, now in the occupation of George Swan, for seven years at an annual rent of £40 and a firkin of butter.

24 Jan

 

1629/1630

D231/M/E/546

Lease by Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, gent., High Sheriff of Norfolk, to Andrew Beales of Little Ellingham of a piece of meadow or carr grounds, 14 acres in Little Ellingham, close of pasture called Lysters Wood, 14 acres, a piece of land or meadow 1 acre in Little Ellingham within Andrew Beale's close, a piece of meadow one rood; for seven years at £13 per annum to be paid at Rackheath Hall and in five of the seven years a firkin of best butter on All Saints Day

20 Sep

 

1632

D231/M/E/547

Lease by Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, esq Sheriff of Norfolk, to William Beales of Little Ellingham, of a piece of meadow or carr ground known as Burnthorne Carr in Little Ellingham, 30 acres, now or late in the possession of William Beales, for seven years at £10 per annum.

20 Sep

 

1632

D231/M/E/548

Lease by Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, esq to Thomas Smyth of Little Ellingham yeoman, of a capital messuage in the occupation of Thomas Smyth with all lands, meadows, pastures, feedings and carr ground in Little Ellingham late in the occupation of William Beales, Andrew Beales and John Woodcock, deceased, and a parcel of wood ground called Lysters Wod and five roods of land or pasture, reserving to Pettus all manner of wood and timber, all courts leet, all copyhold lands and the dovehouse: for 5 years at an annual rent of £200 and four firkins of butter: not to break up or convert to tillage...

 

1639

D231/M/E/549

Lease by Sir Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, baronet, to Henry Pretice of Little Ellingham, yeoman, of all the manor house or messuage with barns, stables, malthouses, outhouses, with arable and pasture grounds, carr grounds and feedings belong lately in the tenure of Thomas Smythe and being in Little Ellingham: for seven years at an annual rent of £166, a barrel of buttersweet and three firkins of butter: additional rent of £5 per acre for ploughing land not normally used for tillage

20 Oct

 

1649

D231/M/E/550

Articles of agreement between Rowland Okeover of Okeover esq., and John Bennett of Little Ellingham by which Okeover agrees to sell to Bennett the messuage or tenement in Little Ellingham in which he lives and lands belonging on 10 June 1694 in consideration of £146

10 May

 

1693

D231/M/E/551

Appointment by ------ (illegible) of Edward and James Beales to receive jointly or severally all sums of money due for a farm in Norfolk called Briths Marsh and for a farm in Suffolk called Huntingfield Marsh

 

1701

D231/M/E/552

Receipt by Ralph Sowthe of Great Horwyniseforth Suffolk, husbandman of Ralph Chamberlaine, knight of Geddyng Suffolk, for £80, in payment for the purchase of all those messuages, lands, meadows, pastures, feedings, moors, marshes, wood and underwoods, rents, reversions and hereditaments in Little Ellingham which were once Roger Gromes and after that William Sowthe's father of Ralph

1 Nov

 

1570

D231/M/E/553

Power of attorney by Joan, formerly wife of Richard Thorpp senior, burgess of Lynn, deceased, daughter of John Lombe and Elene his wife and sister and executrix of the will of Alice her sister, wife of Thomas Faukys burgess of Lynn deceased, to John Boston, junior, merchant and burgess of Lynn to deliver seisin to William Statham alias Loksmyth burgess of Lynn, Elene his wife, daughter of the said Alice, William Porter, knight, William Priston, Thomas Faukys, clerk, Thomas Hasley, esq., John Byllyng, Alexandra Smyty chaplain, John Wavyn burgesses of Lynn and Hugh Coke merchant, of a wharf...

 

1432

D231/M/E/553-564

Kings Lynn Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/554

Inventory of such deeds and writings as John Heth of Kings Lynn, esq., has delimited to Robert Page of Kings Lynn, merchant, in the purchase of certain messuages, tenements, warehouses and other hereditaments in Kings Lynn

2 Nov

 

1570

D231/M/E/555

Power of attorney by John Heth of Kings Lynn esq., to John Fromkleyne to enter premises called Rolffe Entrie or Millers Entrie and deliver seisin to Robert Page of Kings Lynn, merchant

 

1570

D231/M/E/556

Lease by Robert Wadeson of Sedber Yorkshire, merchant, uncle and next heir of Thomas Wadeson late of Kings Lynn, merchant, and Katherine his wife of a messuage, tenement and warehouses with yards, gardens, coleyards, keyes or staths for ships in Kings Lynn, in Lathestreate on the south side of a certain entrie late John Heth's later Robert Page's and now Robert Sisson's called Roffe Entrie or Millers Entrie between the said entrie and a parcel of ground on the north and a parcel of ground late John Drake's now Robert Ladyman's and the fleet called Mares Fleete on the south, and extending in...

 

1577/1578

D231/M/E/557

Bond by Robert Wadison of Sedber, Yorkshire, to Thomas Grave, senior, of Kings Lynn in £40, to observe the covenants etc. in an indenture of the same date 10 Jan

 

1580/1581

D231/M/E/558

Receipt by William Pynder of Kings Lynn of £186 from Katherine Grave, widow, due to him in respect of the sale of a messuage with appurtenances in Kings Lynn in a street called Lathe Street

8 Dec

 

1600

D231/M/E/559

Articles of agreement between Henry Violet of Kings Lynn, gent., and Austin Pettus, esq., son of Sir John Pettus, knight, on behalf of himself and Thomas Pettus his son, reciting that Katherine Grave (formerly Violet) mother of Mary late wife of Austin Pettus and grandmother of Thomas Pettus bequeathed £4,000 to Thomas Pettus in her will, by which it is agreed that, as Thomas Pettus is only an infant aged three and for the better discharge of the executors for and concerning the legacy, Henry Violet shall disburse and lay out towards the purchase of lands, tenements and hereditaments the...

 

1608

D231/M/E/560

Bond by George Inkson of Kings Lynn to Leeke Okeover in £198, to pay £99.

21 Mar

 

1737

D231/M/E/561

Letter from Francis Higginbotham to Like Okeover's Kings Lynn tenants who is heavily in debt to Okeover: it is suggested that Inkson's goods be sold and a security made out of his land to settle some of his debts

4 Apr

 

1738

D231/M/E/562

Letter from Francis Higginbotham to Leeke Okeover regarding the valuation of George Inkson's goods, with schedule of farm stock etc.

The letter also refers to the bill for the Derby-Brassington turnpike road

8 Apr

 

1738

D231/M/E/563-564

Land tax assessments for Kings Lynn

 

1692-1742

D231/M/E/565

Surveys and rentals: A particular of all the rents for Pettus estates in Suffolk as they were paid at Michaelmas 1632-Huntingfield, Heveningham, Sibton, South Elmham and Rowling

 

1632

D231/M/E/565-583

Suffolk Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/566

Surveys and rentals: A particular of the messuages and lands lying in St Peters in South Elmham in the farm of William Smith - Lyonell Pitts, surveyor

 

1636

D231/M/E/567

Surveys and rentals: Survey of the messuages, lands and tenements lying in several towns and parishes in Suffolk in the possession of Thomas Pettus - South Elmham, Huntingfield, Linstead, Chedeston and Boylands - giving tenants, a description of the property, acreage and rentals

 

1636

D231/M/E/568(a)

Articles of agreement between Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, esq., and Richard Davye of the parish of All Saints (South Elmham) Suffolk, esq., by which, in consideration of £1155, Pettus has sold to Davye, all those his messuages or tenements, lands and premises in the occupation of William Smyth in the parish of St Peters, South Elmham

8 Mar

 

1636/1637

D231/M/E/568(b)

Articles of agreement between Thomas Pettus and Edmund Gostlings, yeoman by which, in consideration of £480, Gostlings has sold to Pettus, all his lands, tenements, meadows, pastures and hereditaments whatsoever in Caister St Edmunds, Stoke, Holycrosse and Amringhall, Norfolk

4 May

 

1633

D231/M/E/568(c)

Articles of agreement between Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, esq and Nicholas Knyvet of Grostwick, by which Knyvet agrees to sell to Pettus the manor of Rushall, Norfolk, for £1600

17 Feb

 

1636/1637

D231/M/E/568(d)

Memoranda of measurement of land for Mr Pettis of Norwich and John Chandler of Yarmouth regarding land at South Elmham

6 Sep

 

1599

D231/M/E/569

Release by Richard Potter of Chediston, and Alice his wife, of his right, title and interest (by reason of dower) in seven acres of copyhold land in Chediston held of the manor of Boylands, to William Smyth of Pakefield, Laxfield, Suffolk

 

1658

D231/M/E/570

"Widow Paynes reckoning" (Chediston)

27 Apr

 

1666

D231/M/E/571

Case paper relating to the Manor of Boylands - the last opinion of Counsellor Douty

 

no date [17th cent]

D231/M/E/572

Notes on Sir John Pettus' rents at South Elmham

 

no date [17th cent]

D231/M/E/573

"A note of my lands in Suffolk"

 

no date [17th cent]

D231/M/E/574

Memoranda of the timber on each farm at Huntingfield, Suffolk

 

no date [17th cent]

D231/M/E/575

Notes on Suffolk rents

 

1638

D231/M/E/576

Survey of trees (oaks, ashes, elms) on the South Elmham, Huntingfield, Linstead and Chediston estates

Dates April and May

 

1636

D231/M/E/577

"A note of all the several rents paid out of the house and tenements now let to Richard Tubbe of late John Hynes for the whole year". - South Elmham

 

no date [17th cent]

D231/M/E/578

Notes on rents at South Elmham

 

no date [17th cent]

D231/M/E/579

Note by Augustine Pettus concerning deeds relating to manors, lands and tenements in Rushall, Chediston Linstead, St James and Huntingfield, discharing his brother Sir Thomas from the same

4 Oct

 

1658

D231/M/E/580

James Cornish's bill of disbursements for the farm late Sir Tomas Pettus' at Hungtingfield - Michaelmas to 22 Dec

 

1676

D231/M/E/581

Further Huntingfield bill

10 Jun

 

1677

D231/M/E/582

"Laid out since 5 Aug 1677" at Huntingfield

 

1677

D231/M/E/583

Receipt for Huntingfield quite rent

20 Dec

 

1677

D231/M/E/584

Wymeswold: Copy feoffment by Thomas Leake, son and heir of William Leeke, and William Leeke, clerk to Thomas Barrett, William Leeke, junior, Thomas Francke, William Hall, Henry Laser, Richard Blunt, William Fox, Robert Leeke, Godfrey Blunt and Thomas Thompson, of a messuage, croft and 50 acres of land with appurtenances in Wymeswold in the tenure of Thomas Blankbye and a cottage and croft adjoining in Wymeswold in the tenure of Oliver Ball, blacksmith : the true intent is that the feoffees should stand and be seised of the property to the intent that the rents and profits be applied towards...

 

circa 1700

D231/M/E/584-657

Leicestershire Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/584-660

Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire Estates

 

 

D231/M/E/585

Wymeswold: Copy feoffment by Thomas Barrett to William Leeke, John Fox, Thomas Hickling, William Barrett, Edward Blunt, Thomas Lacer, Robert Franke, John Franke, William Mylher and Richard Fox, all of Wymeswold, of a messuage and ten acres of arable aland in Wymeswold in the tenure of Thomas Blunt and also a cottage with croft and 4½ acres of land in Wymeswold : the feoffees to stand seised of the property so that the rents and profits may be employed towards the amendment of the highway and discharging of the poor of the parish

23 Apr 1575

 

circa 1700

D231/M/E/586

Wymeswold: Copy exemplification of final concord between William Gee and Nathaniel Hayton, plaintiffs, and Samuel Ballard, deforciant of the manors of Crowhole and Willoughby, Wymeswold : consideration £320

 

1627

D231/M/E/587

Wymeswold: Abstract of title relating to a messuage and land in Wymeswold [Leicestershire]in the tenure of Edward Blunt, beginning with gift by William Thorpe of Wymeswold to Thomas Spyster of Grimston, Thomas Symson and William Bradman of Wymeswold of all the lands and tenements which he holds by gift and feoffment of Richard Plomer in the vill and fields of Wymeswold

3 Apr 1420

 

1606

D231/M/E/588

Wymeswold: Further abstract of title relating to a messuage and land in Wymeswold in the tenure of Edward Blunt reciting an assignment by Christopher Neall, Thomas Scott, chaplain, Nicholas Coveley of Swynford to John Franke son of William Franke of Wymeswold, William ? Aleylie, Thomas Hummerston, William Tomlinson, William Blounte and Thomas Hutchinson, all of Wymeswold, of all the lands and tenements, rents reversions and services with meadows, pastures paturage and all apuurtenaces in the town and fields of Wymeswold which they hold by gift and feoffment of Joseph Andrewe of Wymeswold...

 

1606/1707

D231/M/E/589

Wymeswold: Abstracts from an Act to enable Thomas Okeover gent., son and heir apparent of Rowland Okeover of Okeover, together with the said Rowland Okeover to make a jointure and settlement upon the marriage of Thomas Okeover (to Katherine Leeke) and an Act to enable Katherine Leeke an infant under the age of twnety-one to settle and dispose of her estate on her marriage

 

1670

D231/M/E/590

Wymeswold: Wymeswold rent account. Lady Day 1714 - Lady Day 1715

 

1714-1715

D231/M/E/591

Wymeswold: Valuarion of all the materials in Wymeswold Hall House belonging to Leeke Okeover, esq

 

1744

D231/M/E/592

Wymeswold: Detailed terrier of several farms in Wymeswold belonging to Leeke Okeover, esq., by Samuel Hutchinson, giving tenants, field and furlong names, lengths, breadths and acreage of each parcel

 

1716

D231/M/E/593

Wymeswold: Wymeswold field book, giving full details of the tenure, measurements and acreage of every strip in Wymeswold open fields, arranged systematically by field and furlong, surveyed by Samuel Hutchinson

 

1716

D231/M/E/594

Wymeswold: Lease by William Blounte of Burton on the Wolds to William Blounte of Wymeswold, his son and heir, in consideration of 40s., of all his messuages and lands in Wymeswold: for 21 years at 26s 8d rent per annum

23 May

 

1563

D231/M/E/595

Wymeswold: Lease by Edward Calton of Wymeswold, gent., Margaret his wife and Robert Calton his son and heir to Ellis Wyllymott of Wymeswold, labourer, Margaret his wife and Henry his son, in consideration of £1, of a cottage in Wymeswold late in the tenure of John Wormall together with a small area of land at the backside of the cottage marked out for fencing: to hold for their lives at an annual rent of 2d

23 Feb

 

1596/1597

D231/M/E/596

Wymeswold: Lease by Edward Ballard, gent., to John Hopkyn of Wymeswold and Anne his wife, in consideration of £4, of a cottage in Wymeswold with barns, stable and backside, 1 land of arable in the Arrowe Field ½ acre, 1 land of arable at Mylnhill in the Hardacre Field ½ acre, 1 land of arable at Hall Arse in the Burton Field ½ acre, 2 beast pastures and five sheep commons: to hold for their lives an annual rent of 10s

10 Apr

 

1598

D231/M/E/597

Wymeswold: Lease by Philip Rolston of Watnall, esq., and Samuel Ballard of Wymeswold, esq., to William Leeke of Wymeswold, in consideration of £27, of all those several parcels of arable land in Wymeswold known as Myllwong, 8 acres by estimation, and a wong on Stoncliffe Furlong in the Burton Field, 9 acres by estimation, now or late in the tenure of Philip Roston: for 21 years at an annual rent of a peppercorn

21 Jun

 

1627

D231/M/E/598

Wymeswold: Lease by Margaret Rolston of Watnall, widow of Philip Rolston, and Samuel Ballard of Wymeswold, gent; to Thomas Timynge of Wymeswold, labourer, of a cottage or tenement in Wymeswold in the occupation of Thomas Timynge, common pasture for three kyne or large beasts and 20 sheep and 1½ acres of arable consisting of ½ acre on Mill Hill in the Hardacre Field, ½ acre on Peaseborrow Hill in the Arrowe Field and ½ acre in the east of Burton Field, and the Doctor Close 4 acres in the Thorpe Field : for 21 years at an annual rent of £5 13s. 4d.

28 Jan

 

1627/1628

D231/M/E/599

Wymeswold: Lease by Margaret Rolston of Watnall, widow, and Philip Rolston, her son, and Samuel Ballard of Wymeswold, gent., to Thomas Dickman of Symeswold, tailor, of a close of pasture in Wymeswold called Horseleys Close, 4 acres and three selions of pasture of ley ground in the Burton Field, 1½ acres : for 21 years at an annual rent of 35s. : not to plough any of the enclosure

17 Feb

 

1628/1629

D231/M/E/600

Wymeswold: Lease by Philip Rolston and Samuel Bllard, gent., to Robert Palmer of Bunny, Nottinghamshire., miller of a cottage or tenement in Wymeswold, the Blount Close, a parcel of ground at the east end of the cottage, a piece of ground at the west end 3yds × 4 yds and a windmill in the Thorpe Filed together with a place or way called the Sawtree : for 21 years at an annual rent of £4.

13 Sep

 

1630

D231/M/E/601

Wymeswold: Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswold and Katherine his wife and William Streete the younger of Halloughton, Leicestershire, to Roger Smith of Edmonthorpe, Leicestershire, of the manors of Crackhole and Wymeswold, purchased from Francis Willoughby, the farm called Tomlinsons Land together with the pasture and meadow belonging in Burton-on-Wolds, for 40 years at a peppercorn rent.

10 Nov

 

1632

D231/M/E/602

Wymeswold: Lease by Roger Smith of Edmonthorpe, Leicestershire, esq., to William Leeke of Wymeswold, gent; of the manors of Crackhole and Wymeswold, purchased from Francis Willoughby, the farm called Tomlinsons Land together with the pasture and meadow belonging in Burton-on-Wolds for 39 years 50 weeks at an annual rent of £208 for the first 17 years and £200 for the remainder of the term. 20 Nov

 

1632

D231/M/E/603-604

Wymeswold: Lease by William Blunt of Wymeswold, yeoman, to John Hall of Wymeswold, yeoman, of a messuage of tenement in Wymeswold in the occupation of John Hall with all the arable, meadow and pasture land belonging : for 80 years at an annual rent of 8s. : no enclosure to be ploughed except that already in tillage

18 April [2 copies]

 

1636

D231/M/E/605

Wymeswold: Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswold, gent., to Isabell Gee of Wymeswold, widow, of a cottage or tenement in Wymeswold in the occupation of Isabell Gee with barn, stable and croft and 1 acre of arable in the Arrowe Field, 1 acre in the Thorpe Field, 1 acre in the Hardacre Field and 3 acres of meadow on Cliff Hill : for 60 years at 46s 8d rent 4 May

 

1637

D231/M/E/606

Wymeswold: Demise by William Leeke of Wymeswold, gent., Katherine his wife and Sir Roger Smith of Edmonsthorpe to Jane Smith, daughter of Sir Roger and Edward Smith grandchild of Sir Roger, in consideration of £790 12s 0d of a messuage, tenement, or farm in Wymeswold in the occupation of William Wright together with 41 acres of land (£24 annual value), close called Lillie Croft 13 acres (£13 6s 8d annual value), close called Doctors Close 6 acres (£5 annual value) and a little close ½ rood : for 99 years with remainder to Edward Smith

21 August

 

1644

D231/M/E/607

Wymeswold: Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswold, gent., to John Carr of Wymeswold, mason, of a cottage and orchard in Wymeswold together with 4 lands of arable on Hall Ash Furlong in the Burton Field, 1 acre, 4 lands on Branborrow Sick in the Arrowe Field, 1 acre, and 3 lands on Clatheland Sick in the Hardacre Field 0 acre 3 roods 20 perches : for 40 years at an annual rent of 22s until the death of William Leeke and then at an annual rent of 2s.

4 Jan

 

1646/1647

D231/M/E/608-609

Wymeswold: Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswold, gent., to Isabell Gee of Wymeswold, widow of property in Wymeswold: for 60 years at an annual rent of 5s.

31 Mar [2 copies]

 

1647

D231/M/E/610

Wymeswold: Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswold, gent., to Edward Blunte of Wymeswold, yeoman, of a cottage or tenement in Wymeswold in the occupation of Thomas Gyll with orchard, garden and yards and 1 bay of barn, 6 acres of arable, 2 acres of meadow, common of pasture for 3 cows or heifers and 10 sheep and the Tenter or Dovecote Close in Wymeswold : for 99 years (except for the close which is for 10 years only) at an annual rent of £2

2 Feb

 

1647/1648

D231/M/E/611

Wymeswold: Articles of agreement between William Barrett of Wyneswold, gent., William Shuttlewood of Wyneswold gent., Hugh Blunt, William Fox, Edward Thompson, Edward Blunt, Richard Fisher, Edward Longley (all of Wymeswold) and William Leeke of Wymeswold, gent., by which they agree to improve and inclose Wyneswold Cow Pasture and three out of every twenty acres of their respective estates because of the shortage of hay and pasture in the parish : farmers have found it necessary to joyce out all their milk cows at excessive rates for want of sufficient enclosure, all their pasture lying so...

 

1651/1651

D231/M/E/612

Wymeswold: Lease by William Leeke to Thomas Fox the younger of Wymeswold of a messuage or tenement in Wymeswold recently purchased from Edward Blunt containing three bays of building, also a close of pasture called Blunts Close another called Longleys Close in the Burton Field, and 160 acres of arable, meadow and pasture in Wymeswold, together with the Great Barn and Parsonage Yard : for 12 years (Great Barn and Parsonage Yard for three years then from year to year) at an annual rent of £57

1 Apr

 

1653

D231/M/E/613

Wymeswold: Articles of agreement regarding the stocking of Wymeswold Commons between William Barratt of Wymeswold gent., William Shuttlewood of Wymeswold, gent., William Burrowes, William Fox, the elder, William Fox the younger, Richard Leake, Joseph Franke, William Franke, Richard Lacer, Richard Fisher, William Hickling, John Burrowes, John Fox, William Blunt, Edward Langley, Joshua Fox, Thomas Corner, Edward Fox, John Blunt, Robert Leeke, Thomas Fox the elder, Thomas Fox the younger, Francis Crutchley, Edward Blunt, William Langley, John Fittens, Robert Franke, Elijah Dores, Edward Bolton...

 

1653

D231/M/E/614

Lease by Joan Streete of Halloughton, Leicestershire, spinster, undertenant of the Masters, Fallows and of Trinity College, Cambridge, to William Leeke of Wymeswold for the residue of a 16 year term granted to her in 1652: annual rent of £4 10s 6¼d and 10 quarts 7 bushels 3 quarts of good merchantable wheat and 14 quarts 4 bushels 1 peck of good merchantable malt of barley.

8 Jul

 

1654

D231/M/E/615

Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswold esq., to Nicholas Chamberlaine of Wymeswold of a cottage and close adjoining in Wymeswold with common pasture for two kine [heifers] or other neat beasts and six sheep on the commons of Wymeswold: annual rent of 50s, and an additional rent of 12d (?chief rent)

8 Jul

 

1654

D231/M/E/616

Lease by William Leeke to [name illegible], mercer, and Rebecca his wife of a messuage or tenement in Wymeswold with land bedlonging: for 80 years at an annual rent of 50s.

Date missing

 

1654

D231/M/E/617

Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswold to Thomas Hall of Normanton iuxta [near] Plumtree Nottinghamshire, of a messuage or tenement in Wymeswold lately purchased from Edward Blunt with the great barn standing in the Parsonage Yard, Blunts Close, Horsleys Close and 160 acres of arable, meadow and pasture land in Wymeswold: the great barn to be held from year to year, the remainder for 10 years at an annual rent of £57: not to convert into tillage either if the closes or any hades or grass ground: schedule of land attached.

10 Apr

 

1655

D231/M/E/618

Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswld, gent, to William Staveley of Cossington, Leicestershire, clerk, in consideration of £150, of a messuage or tenement in Wymeswold Blunts and Horsleys Closes and 160 acres of arable meadow and pasture in Wymeswold in the occupation of Thomas hall: for 21 years at a peppercorn rent.

28 Jan

 

1656/7

D231/M/E/619

Wymeswold: lease by William Staveley of Cossington, Leicestershire, clerk, to William Leeke of Wymeswold, gent, of a messuage or tenement in Wymeswold with the great barn standing in the Parsonage Yard, Blunts Close, Horsleys Close and 160 acres of arable, meadow and pasture land in Wymeswold, for 20 years 11 months at an annual rent of £30

30 Jan

 

1656/7

D231/M/E/620

Wymeswold: lease by William Sims of Leicester, gent, to William Leeke the elder of Wymeswold gent of all that capital messuage reputed to be a moiety of the site of the manor of Crackhole, Wymeswold late in the tenure of William Leeke, 120 acres of arable, meadow, pasture and grass ground, closes called Hall Close, Bennett Close, three lammas closes, Mussal Close, Arnold Leys and Bennett Grange, moiety of the march Close, a cottage or tenement and 3 acres of arable land in Wymeswold in the occupation of Dorothy Draper, three other cottages, and a moiety of the manor of Cracklehole: to hold...

 

1658

D231/M/E/621

Licence by the Masters, Fellows and Scholars of Trinity College, Cambridge, to William Leeke, to underlet the rectory of Wymeswold

10 Apr

 

1665

D231/M/E/622

Wymeswold: Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswold to Edward Blunt, Edward Belton and John Borrowes of Wymeswold yeoman of a farm in Wymeswold called the Hall Farm and 120 acres of land, lea and meadow, late in the tenure of William Fox, Richard Leake and Robert Langley: for 9 years at an annual rent of £34: £3 per acre additional rent for ploughing any meadow or pasture land

13 Oct

 

1669

D231/M/E/623

Wymeswold: Lease by William Leake of Wymeswold gent., to William Baxter of Wymeswold of a cottage or tenement with little close in Wymeswold now in the occupation of William Baxter: for 99 years at 15s per annum

20 Sep

 

1673

D231/M/E/624

Wymeswold: Licence by the Masters, Fellows and Scholars of Trinity College, Cambridge, to William Leeke of Wymeswold sergeant at low, to underlet the rectory of Wymeswold

18 Mar

 

1684/1685

D231/M/E/625

Wymeswold: Further licence by the Masters, Fellows and Scholars of Trinity College, Cambridge, to Rowland Okeover, to underlet the rectory of Wymeswold

13 Oct

 

1720

D231/M/E/626

Wymeswold: Lease by Leeke Okeover of Wymeswold gent., to Edward Fox of Wymeswold in consideration of £10 of a cottage or tenement in Wymeswold: for 31 years at an annual rent of £3

11 Feb

 

1724

D231/M/E/627

Wymeswold: Memoranda of an agreement between Leeke Okeover of Wymeswold esq., and Henry Lacer of Wymeswold husbandman, by which Okeover has let to Lacer several parcels of arable, meadow and pasture ground in Wymeswold 16½ acres, now in the tenure of William Hickling, also a parcel of meadow called New Close, 15 acres, in Wymeswold: for 12 years at an annual rent of £12: permitted to plough 4 acres of leys in the New Close, spreading 4 loads of horse dung per acre 20 Jan

 

1728/1729

D231/M/E/628

Wymeswold: Bond by William Barrett of Wymeswold yeoman, to Edward Ballard in £20: that Ballard may occupy a moiety of a cottage and croft in Wymeswold sold to Ballard in a deed of the same date

29 Sep

 

1602

D231/M/E/629

Wymeswold: Bond by Edward Blunt of Wymeswold yeoman, to William Blunt, junior, of Wymeswold, yeoman, in £20, to observe the covenants etc., in a deed of the same date

8 Oct

 

1612

D231/M/E/630

Wymeswold: Bond by Thomas Hickling of Wymeswold yeoman, to William Blunt, in £20, to observe the covenants in a deed of exchange of the same date

16 Feb

 

1612/1613

D231/M/E/631

Wymeswold: Bond by William Leeke of Wymeswold to William Pywell in £50: Leeke as occupier of Willoughby Manor, Wymeswold to appear before the Court of Wards and Liveries at Westminster at Easter 1633 to pay the arrears for the land (Willoughby, a royal manor) 6 Apr

 

1633

D231/M/E/632

Wymeswold: Defeasance of a bond between Thomas Fox of Wyneswold and William Barrett of Wymeswold reciting the statute by which William Barrett was bound to Thomas Fox in £240, by which, if Barrett pays to Fox £129 12s 0d by 18 Apr next ensuing then the previous statute shall be void

18 Apr

 

1648

D231/M/E/633

Wymeswold: Bond by John Pole of Nottingham esq., to William Leeke of Wymeswold in £120: Leeke and Pole jointly bound in £180 to Marie Greaves of Nottingham

2 Jul

 

1653

D231/M/E/634

Wymeswold: Assignment by William Blunt of Wapping, Middlesex, shipwright, executor of the will of Thomas Franke late of Wymeswold to Thomas Barber of London, gent., in consideration of £50, of judgement relating to debts made in the Court of Common Please: Barber also appointed as Blunt's legal attorney

 

1671/1672

D231/M/E/635

Wymeswold: Discharge by William Franke the elder, administrator of the goods, chattels and hereditaments of John Frank late of Wymeswold his father, yeoman, to John Blunt of Wymeswold yeoman, in consideration of £13 15s 0d., of a judgement awarded in the Court of Common Pleas to John Franke against William Barrett the younger of Wymeswold for an £80 debt and £7 10s 0d damages and cost of suit, together with bargain and sale of the said judgement

16 Oct

 

1673

D231/M/E/636

Wymeswold: Receipt by Samuel Tryst for £390 from William Leeke, being the purchase money for the Over Mussels Close, Thorpe in the Glebe, Nottinghamshire

21 Aug

 

1677

D231/M/E/637

Wymeswold: Bond by William Charles of Wymeswold, miller, to William Johnson of Wymeswold, wheelwright, and Robert Wardle of Thurkinson, framework knitter, in £182, to observe the covenants and agreements in a release of the same date

29 Sep

 

1713

D231/M/E/638

Wymeswold: Bond by William Henton, senior, of Burton on the Wolds to Leake Okeover of Wymeswold in £10: not to enter the manor of Wymeswold with guns, dogs or nets

26 Nov

 

1729

D231/M/E/639

Wymeswold: Bill of complaint in the Court of Chancery by the Master, Fellows, and Scholars of Trinity College, Cambridge, William Pagett, William Blunt and Thomas Hicklinge (on behalf of the other freeholders) against Edward Ballard, gent., for the illegal enclosure by Ballard of lands on which the College and the freeholders customarily had rights of common, namely 4 acres in Horse Leys, Cottage Close 4 acres, Shottle Close 11 acres, Smallings Ley Close 8 acres, Close in Beasts Pasture 3 acres, Garleinge Close 15 acres and Upper Wyllie Croft 7 acres: Ballard ordered to lay the lands open...

 

1613

D231/M/E/640

Wymeswold: Judgement at Wymeswold Manor Court in a dispute between William Crosse and Elias Sores

 

1659

D231/M/E/641

Wymeswold: Constitutions, orders and bye laws consented unto and agree upon by the inhabitants of Wymeswold relating to the regulation of the stocking of the open fields and common pastures, including the appointment of overseers of the fields

20 Apr

 

1683

D231/M/E/642

Wymeswold: Note by the field reeves regarding the number of beasts and sheep on Wymeswold Commons

 

circa 1670

D231/M/E/643

Wymeswold: An account of all the buildings that were burnt down to the ground [?in Wymeswold]

6 May

 

1655

D231/M/E/644

Wymeswold: William Okeover's account of what is gained by the growing interest and his shaw in the "college lease" (Wymeswold tithes)

 

1714-1719

D231/M/E/645

Wymeswold: Detailed inventory of household goods and furniture in "Madame Margaret and Madame Katherine's rooms" - ?Wymeswold Hall

 

no date [18th cent]

D231/M/E/646

Wymeswold:

Benefaction towards procuring Queen Anne's Bounty for the vicarage of Wymeswold

no date [18th cent]

D231/M/E/647

Wymeswold: Receipt by John Blunt for £230 from William Leeke, sergeant at law, being the consideration money in an indenture of feoffment

31 Oct

 

1681

D231/M/E/648

Wymeswold: Receipt by Daniel Dun for £477 from William Leeke, being part of the £990 consideration in a release of 2 Apr 1673

 

1673

D231/M/E/649

Misterton, Leicestershire: Covenant between William de Venables and Amicia[Amy] his wife and Philip Lovell rector of the church of Hamslape, [Buckinghamshire,] by which de Venables has leased to Philip all his land of Menstreton [Misterton, Leicestershire], with all appurtenances and 10s annual rent for Beruhanger for 12 years at an annual rent of 10 marks: further the said Philip shall not take more than two marks of silver by way of aid at the feast of St Michael from the men of the said William holding virgates of land in Menstreton nor extort any money from them unjustly, and the said...

 

1257

D231/M/E/650

Misterton, Leicestershire: Lease by Hugh de Acove(re) [Okeover] to William, clerk, of Munsterdon [Misterton], of a virgate of land with appurtenances in the territory of Munsterdon, which virgate of land Robert Curteys once held: from Michaelmas 1261 for 20 years at an annual rent of 10s

Witnesses: William Purfrai of Munsterdon, Robert son of Adam of the same place, Thomas le Frede of the same place, John Caretarius de Ord and Richard Parent of the same place

 

1261

D231/M/E/651

Misterton, Leicestershire: Lease by Hugh de Acove(re) [Okeover] to John de Whatham, rector of the church of Lutterworthe, of all his demesne of Menstreton, of which one field lies fallow that year and a messuage of his there with buildings, gardens, curtilages, pastures, waters, fisheries and turbaries and an annual rent of 30 acres which the said John shall pay to Hawys de Sutton, and a moiety of all the profits of his courts in the same town, and the said John is permitted to take what turves he likes for his own farm for burning: to be held for 12 years at an annual rent of 10 marks (to...

 

1263

D231/M/E/652

Misterton, Leicestershire: Lease by Hugh de Okeover to Hawise de Grendon of all his demesne land in Misterton along with a rent of 10s for Buruhanger and seven virgates of land which the customary tenants of Misterton held at an annual rent of 10s.; to be held for 20 years at an annual rent of £7 19s 3d: further the said Hawise has leased to Hugh for 20 years, all lands, rents, villeins and other things she has by right of dower in Snelston, if she can recover the same against William Montgomery; if not she will pay to Hugh 40s additional rent during the 20 year term

Witnesses: William...

 

1265

D231/M/E/653

Prestwold and other small Leicestershire estates: Lease by Sir Henry Skipworth of Coats, Leicestershire, to William Leeke of Wymeswold gent., of a close of pasture in Prestwold commonly called the Dale Meadow: for 20 years at an annual rent of £25: not to plough any part of the close: not to depasture any sheep or cattle in the common pasture or fields of Burton on the Wolds, Hoton or Prestwold during the term of 20 years

 

1631

D231/M/E/654

Prestwold and other small Leicestershire estates: Lease by William Leeke of Wymeswold gent., to Thomas Twinynge of Wymeswold labourer, of the close called Dale Meadow in Prestwold to be held for 18 years at an annual rent of £26 6s 8d

10 Oct

 

1632

D231/M/E/655-656

Prestwold and other small Leicestershire estates: Lease and counterpart by Rowland Farmer Okeovwe of Oldbury to Henry and James Garner of a messuage, tenement or farm in Higham, Leicestershire., with all closes belonging for 21 years at an annual rent of £120: additional rent of £10 per acre for every acre in excess of 35 acres ploughed, every acre of meadow or pasture ploughed and every acre sown with woad, rape, hemp or flax: tenants to pay all taxes including the land tax and to erect all such new buildings as may be necessary: 10 qrs. [quarts] of well burnt lime and 8 waggon loads of...

 

1779

D231/M/E/657

Prestwold and other small Leicestershire estates: Declaration by Rowland Okeover of Okeover, Staffordshire, gent William Cooke of Wymeswold gent., Thomas Okeover of Wymesmold son and heir of Rowland Okeover and William Busby of Loughborough, stating their interest in a mortgage dated 30 November 1701 for £1000 by William Taylor the elder and younger of Southwell, at the direction of Charles Byerley of Belgrave, Leicestershire, and John Smith of London, merchant, to Rowland Okeover and William Cooke of several closes, lands and tenements in Belgrave, Leicestershire, £600 of the £1000 so lent...

 

1702

D231/M/E/658

Feoffment by Christopher Horton of Catton Derbyshire, to Samuel Tryst of Cullworth, Northamptonshire, in consideration of £590 12s)d., of the Over Mussels Close 12 acres, and part of Hebes Close, 22 acres)rood 18 perches, in Thorpe and Wysall, with all appurtenances: currently leased to Gabriel Armstonf for 21 years.

1 Aug.

 

1651

D231/M/E/658-660

Thorpe, Wysall and Willoughby, Nottinghamshire

 

 

D231/M/E/659-660

Final concord (and counterpart) between John Hough, plaintiff, and William Cooper, deforciant of one messuage, one garden, 83 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture, 40 acres of furze and heath and common of pasture for all cattle in Willoughby: consideration £120. Hilary term.

 

1652

D231/M/E/661

Abstract of title: Supplemental schedule of deeds not found at Oldbury Hall but subsequently discovered and received by the trustees of the late Haughton Farmer Okeover and therefore separately scheduled relating to Oldbury estate.

 

1837

D231/M/E/661-674

Warwickshire Estate

 

 

D231/M/E/662

Mancetter: Lease by Rowland Okeover of Oldbury to John Villers of Mancetter, Warwickshire, husbandman, of a messuage or tenement in Mancetter, closes in Mancetter called White Fields, Catt Field and Broom Hills, and closes in Oldbury called Hayes Common, Keys Meadow and Harthill Close: for 8 years at an annual rent of £52: an additional rent of £2 per acre for every acre in excess of 27 acres ploughed up: not to be ploughed for longer than three successive years and then to be laid down with 8 lbs, of clover seed and 1 strike of rye grass per acre, applying 8 quarters of lime or 8 wagon...

 

1846

D231/M/E/663

Mancetter: Tenancy agreement between Rev Edward Eardley Wilmot and James Haughton Langston and William Stratford Dugdale, trusteees of H.F. Okeover, by which Wilmot has let to the trustees on a year-to-year basis, a wood in Mancetter called Purley Park, 50 acres, and a piece of arable land adjoining, 4 acres: annual rent of £50.

25 Mar

 

1846

D231/M/E/664

Oldbury: Lease by Rowland Okeover of Oldbury, esq., to Thomas Harrison of Oldbury, husbandman, of a messuage or tenement in Oldbury and closes called Fold Yard, Hempleck, Little Filed, Longfield, Close by the Wood, Watery Close, Broan Close, House Close, Common Close, Pool Meadow, two parts of Barn Meadow, Nether Sleepers, Den Meadow, Nether Sleepers Den, Middle Sleepers Den, Upper Sleepers Den, Holly Hill, New Field, Fatbyes Close, Lime Kiln Close, Ox Pasture, Cow Pasture, Stone Pit Close, Further Hound Leys, Middle Hound Leys, Hither Hound Leys, Home Close and Breath Close: for 7 years at...

 

1741

D231/M/E/665

Oldbury: Lease by Rowland Okeover of Oldbury, esq., to Thomas Harrison of Oldbury, husbandman, of a messuage or tenement in Oldbury with Foldyard and Hempleck and closes: for 7 years at an annual rent of £120: Okeover reserves the right to get clay and stone in the quarry: £5 per acre additional rent for ploughing above 40 acres: not to keep any land in tillage for more than three years successively and then to lay down with 8 lbs. of clover seed and 2 strikes of rye grass, applying 8 wagon loads of much and 6 quarters of lime per acre.

2 Aug

 

1748

D231/M/E/666-667

Oldbury: Lease and counterpart by Haughton Farmer Okeover of Okeover, esq., to William Breton, esq, of the capital messuage called Oldbury Hall (with furniture) and several closes late in the occupation of Francis George Smyth in Oldbury and Hartshill, 129 acres 3 roods 31 perches. for 21 years at an annual rent of £100 for the house and £170 for the land: additional rent of £10 per acre for every acre of meadow ploughed or used for gardening, and closes called Hall Croft, Lawrence Close, Hill Side, First Mill Field, Middle Mill Field and the residue of the upland that shall be moved other...

 

1799

D231/M/E/668

Oldbury:

Agreement between Rev R.R. Vaughton [on behalf of J.H. Langston] and William Stratford Dugdale of Merevale Hall (trustees under the will of H.F. Okeover), Michael Barbery on behalf of John Williams the younger, Michael Williams and William Williams, all of Gurinrop, Cornwall, by which the trustees have let to the Williams full power to dig, mine and search for manganese under two parcels of land called Car Field and the Calves Close at Oldbury in the parish of Mancetter between the Coventry Canal and the house occupied by Charles Mather; power to clean it, carry it, make adits and...

1844

D231/M/E/669

Ansley: Lease by John Ludford of Ansley Hall, doctor of Laws, to Haughton Farmer Okeover, of Okeover, Staffordshire, esq., of all those several mines, delphs, beds of coal called the Ryder, Seven Foot and Ell Coal now being under the commons or waste lands of Ansley, with full licence to sink pits and shafts, to dig and win coal, draw levels and make soughs, erect engines and such other buildings as may be necessary and useful: for 21 years at a rent of 1s per ton for all the large and 6d per ton for all the small coal got from the lands of John Ludford: if any of the coal dug during the...

 

1802

D231/M/E/670

Bill of costs for the sale of the Oldbury estate

 

1865-1866

D231/M/E/671

Oldbury estate sale catalogue: Oldbury Hall and 1063 acres 3 roods 14 perches of land: plan attached: to be sold by Messrs E and H Lumley of Chancery Lane

17 Feb

 

1869

D231/M/E/672

Letter from Rev R R Vaughton to Mr Haines regarding the Warwickshire estate

12 Sep

 

1842

D231/M/E/673

Oldbury Wood account books

 

1764-176?

D231/M/E/674

Bill for work carried out for Rowland Okeover by John Thallal and John Chatten, probably at Oldbury - sawing planks for barn and stable, repairing railings etc

 

1773

D231/M/E/675

Memoranda of an agreement between Samuel Room of South Street in the parish of St George, Hanover Square, Westminster, carver and Leeke Okeover of Southampton Street, in the parish of St George, Bloomsbury, esq., by which Room agrees to deliver to Okeover before 21 May, a deed being a good and sufficient indenture of a new build messuage or tenement, yard and premises on the south corner of the east side of a certain new street now building called St John Street in the Parish of St Andrew, Holborn, for 3 years and then for the further term of 5, 7 or 11 years: Okeover to be at liberty to...

 

1758

D231/M/E/675-687

London

 

 

D231/M/E/676

Lease by Samuel Room to Leeke Okeover of the house on St John Street, St Andrews, Holborn, for 3 years and then for the further term of 5, 7 or 11 years: Okeover to be at liberty to quit the premises at the expiration of the first, second, third or fourth term: Room agrees to pay the land tax and disburse all expenses for repairing the common sewers: Okeover agrees to pay a yearly rent of £70

22 Aug

 

1758

D231/M/E/677

Lease by William Neild of St George, Hanover, sadler and John Bromley of Charing Cross, bridle cutter, to Rowland Farmer Okeover of the parish of St James, Westminster, esq., of all that piece of ground 4 feet wide × 17 feet long with a necessary house built thereon erected with a brick wall about 14" wide and 11ft high: for 7 years at an annual rent of £4 4s 0d

18 Feb

 

1777

D231/M/E/678

Lease by James Neild of St James St., in the parish of Westminster, jeweller, to Rowland Farmer Okeover, of all that piece of ground 4 feet wide × 17 feet long with a necessary house built thereon erected with a brick wall about 14" wide and 11ft high: except that the Necessary House has now been converted to an inclosed water cistern with brick wall: for 7 years at an annual rent of £12 12s 0d: plan inset

1 Nov

 

1785

D231/M/E/679

Lease by James Neild of Chelsea, Middlesex, esq., to Haughton Farmer Okeover of St James Street, in the parish of Westminster, esq., of all that piece of ground 4 feet wide × 17 feet long with a necessary house built thereon erected with a brick wall about 14" wide and 11ft high: except that the Necessary House has now been converted to an inclosed water cistern with brick wall: for 16 years at an annual rent of £16 16s 0d

 

1806

D231/M/E/680

Lease by Haughton Farmer Okeover to Sir George Shea of Arlington Street in the parish of St James, Westminster, baronet, of all that piece or parcel of ground lying in the parish of St James Westminster, being part of H F Okeover's yard, 5' 6" from E to W.: plan inset giving dimensions: for 35 years at an annual rent of £9

12 Jun

 

1807

D231/M/E/681

Lease by Haughton Farmer Okeover to Elizabeth Emery of the parish of St George, Middlesex, spinster, of a messuage or tenement in St James Street, being number 49, now or late in the tenure of H F Okeover: for 21 years at an annual rent of £210: tenant to paint the external woodwork with proper oil colours at least once every 3 years: not to allow any trader or businessman to occupy the premises in the following occupations - butcher, slaughterman, tallow chandler, melter of tallow, soap maker, tobacco pipe maker, smith, baker, fishmonger, dyer, distiller, farmer, blacksmith, common brewer...

 

1808

D231/M/E/682

Lease by Haughton Farmer Okeover to Charles Greenwood, Richard Henry Cox and Charles Hammersley of Craigs Court, Middlesex, of all that messuage or tenement, no 49, St James Street in the parish of St George, Middlesex: for 7 years at an annual rent of £210

12 Nov

 

1815

D231/M/E/683

Lease by Haughton Farmer Okeover to Greenwood Cox and Hammersley of all that messuage or tenement, no 49, St James Street in the parish of St George, Middlesex: the house now used as the "Guards Club House": for 3 years at an annual rent of £226: letter from estate agent regarding Okeover's willingness to grant a new lease enclosed

7 Dec

 

1822

D231/M/E/684

Further lease by Haughton Farmer Okeover to Greenwood Cox and Hammersley: of all that messuage or tenement, no 49, St James Street in the parish of St George, Middlesex: for 10 years at an annual rent of £275

12 Nov

 

1824

D231/M/E/685

Lease by H F Okeover to Hon Horatio George Powys Townshend, Colonel in his Majesty's Grenadier Regiment of foot guards, John Clitherow, esq., Colonel in the Regiment of foot guards and Francis Miles Milman, esq., Lieutenant Colonel in the Coldstream Reginment of foot guards, reciting the previous lease of 49, St James St., and stating that the old building has fallen down and has now been rebuilt at the expense of the Guards, of all that parcelof ground with messuage lately built thereon on the West side of St James Street: for 21 years at a peppercorn rent of 1½ years and then "275 for...

 

1828

D231/M/E/686

Tenancy agreement between Joshua Field of Latchmere House, Ham, Surrey, esq., and Charles Kynock of 60 High Street, Clapham, builder, for all that pience of ground in the parish of Streatham, Surrey, on the west side of Laitwood Rd., Balham, with a frontage of 220 feet for 99 years at a peppercorn rent for the first year and £64 per annum for the remainder of the term: plan attached showing the eight houses to be built there : new separate leases to be granted for each house to be built

18 Feb

 

1881

D231/M/E/687

Agreement between Charles Kynock of 28 High Street, Clapham, Surrey, and Miss Maude Okeover of Okeover Hall, spinster, by which Maude Okeover has agreed to lend Kynock £680 with interest at 5% in consideration of which Kynock has deposited with Miss Okeover the agreement of 18 Feb 1881 as a security and also agrees to pay £680 and interest on demand

6 Jul

 

1883

D231/M/E/688

Memoranda regarding work done on the Canal bank, Brampton Bank, House and Canal Croft: signed by J Bourne.

 

circa 1770

D231/M/E/688

Unidentified estate

 

 

D231/M/E/688-5009

Other Okeover Family Estate Papers

 

 

D231/M/E/689

File relating to the purchase of chief rents secured for properties in Moss Side, Manchester, including sale catalogue with plans and conditions of sale, 24 Jun 1948, schedules of documents relating to the chief rents and copy conveyances.

 

1948

D231/M/E/689

Manchester

 

 

D231/M/E/690

Cotham Woods (location unknown)

 

 

D231/M/E/690

The measure of Cotham Woods 53 acres, 1 rood. 10 perches.

 

circa 1650

D231/M/E/691

Schedule of deeds relating to the estate of Leeke Okeover, esq., and his representatives in the hands of Edward Leigh at Mr Okeover's death

 

1698-1753

D231/M/E/691-5009

Okeover estate in general in all counties

D231M/E737-4432 consists of bundles of loose bills and receipts of Leeke Okeover, consisting of miscellaneous estate, legal, personal and household bills.

 

D231/M/E/692

Schedule of deeds relating to estates now of heretofore of the Okeover family found and arranged at Oldbury Hall, immediately after the decrease of Haughton Farmer Okeover and scheduled by order of his trustees.

 

1837

D231/M/E/693

Attested copy of a deed to declare the uses of four recoveries of Leeke Okeover's estates in Staffordshire, Derbyshire, and Leicestershire, between Leeke Okeover of Wymeswold son and heir of Thomas Wymeswold, William Busby of Loughborough, gent., and Stephen Husbands of St Andrews, Holborn, Middlesex, by which Okeover has released to Busby all the messuages, cottages, closes, meadows, tenements, hereditaments in Okeover and Okeover Woodhouse (recited in schedule of the indenture of 20 November 1699), and all other Okeover property in Okeover, Okeover Woodhouse and Swinscoe, also all...

 

1724

D231/M/E/694

Survey and valuations: Calculations of Leeke Okeover's debts and the value of his estates

 

circa 1760

D231/M/E/695

Survey and valuations: An abstract or short statement of the property of H F Okeover esq

21 Jun

 

1798

D231/M/E/696

Defeasance of a recognisance of a debt of £53 6s 8d reciting that Roger de Okover [Okeover], before William de Herle and the Justices in Eyre of the King in Derbyshire, recognised that he owed to Thomas de Eyton, Henry atte Wode and John de Lenton, clerk, executors of the will of Geoffrey Eyton, late canon of the church of St Paul, London, £53 6s 8d., which was to be paid to the executors in six instalments of £8 17s 9¼d. at Midsummer and Martinmas for three years, by which the executors of the will of Geoffrey Eyton concede that Roger de Okeover his heirs and executors may pay to them at a...

 

1330

D231/M/E/697

Bond by Thomas Okovere [Okeover] of Okovere to Ralph of Blore in £100 to observe the covenants in an indenture of the same date

28 Sep

 

1439

D231/M/E/698

Receipt for 106s 8d by Robert Fisshdehk, provost and receiver of the collegiate church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Leicester, from Thomas Okeover esq

4 Feb

 

1439

D231/M/E/699

Bond by John Cokayn of Ashbourne, Nicholas Montgomery, junior, esq., and Robert Jenkynson of Hertyll to Philip Okover, esq., in 13 marks 4s 5d., payable at Michaelmas 1456

22 Apr

 

1452

D231/M/E/700

Bond by John Cokayne, esq., to Philip Okeover esq., in £20, to keep and perform the award made by William Cokayn, Richard Wylson, Richard Hays and Robert Bulols, arbitrators for all manners of trespasses, causes and quarrels between them

17 Apr

 

1471

D231/M/E/701

Bond by John, Prior of Tutbury and the Convent there to Humphry Okeover, esq., and Philip Okeover] his son and heir, in £100, to observe the award of Henry Sacheverell and Thomas Cockayn, knights, John Porte, serjeant at-law, and Anthony Babington, esq., arbitrators in disputes between the Prior and Humpbry and Philip Okeover

10 Jan

 

1523/1524

D231/M/E/702

Quitclaim by Humphry Okeover of Okeover to Richard Key of Castern of all actions, complaints, etc., which he has against the said Richard

7 Jul

 

1527

D231/M/E/703

Receipt and acquittance by Richard Ensor of Pagetts Bromley, Staffordshire, gent., for 300 marks assigned by Ralph Okeover to the use of his daughter Elen

31 Jan

 

1572/1573

D231/M/E/704

Bond by Christopher Grenewood and Robert Lyghtwood of Bradley, Derbyshire, yeoman, to Philip Okeover in £100 : to pay to Okeover the debts of the late Richard Moor of Woodhouses due to Okeover

5 Dec

 

1577

D231/M/E/705

Bond by William Jackson of Stanshope, yeoman, to Philip Okeover, esq., in £200

31 Dec

 

1585

D231/M/E/706

Bond by Anthony Brewster of Twyford, yeoman, to Philip Okeover, esq in £200

31 Dec

 

1585

D231/M/E/707

Quitclaim by Francis Parker of Bugden, Huntingdonshire, gent., administrator of all the goods, chattels, rights etc., of Henry Parker of Bugden, get., to Rowland Okeover, citizen and merchant taylor of London and Raphe Okeover of Okeover, Staffordshire, esq., of all claims etc., which he had against them

2 Jan

 

1594/1595

D231/M/E/708

Bond by Edward Potterell of Derbyshire gent., and William Bentley of the same place, gent., to Humfrey Okeover in £500, to observe the covenants in an indenture of the same dated

15 Dec

 

1631

D231/M/E/709

Bond by Thomas Okeover of Hardwick Norfolk, to Martha Hinton of Lichfield in £1400 : to pay £600 to Martha Hinton

2 Jan

 

1692/3

D231/M/E/710

Receipts for bonds:

(a) Received of Mr Serjeant Leeke a bond of £100 penalty date 16 Apr 1681 from Christopher Park, esq., to Thomas Babington conditioned for payment of £51 10s 0d.

(b) Received of Mr Serjeant Leeke a bond of £10 penalty from Thomas Middleton and William Glover to John Morton, esq., conditioned for payment of £5 3s 0d

1 Feb 1668

(c) Received of Mr Serjeant Leeke a bond of £1000 penalty, dated 30 Mar 1668, from Robert Pierrepont, esq., and John Martin to Daniel Sulley, gent., and John Morton, esq., conditioned for payment of £500

(d) Scheduled of other bonds 1633 - 1676...

 

1633-1681

D231/M/E/711

Further schedule of bonds

 

1685

D231/M/E/712

Declaration by John Thornhagh of Nottinghamshire, and William Cooke of Wymeswold gent., that £250 lent and paid by them to Charles Hutchinson was part of the personal estate of William Like, Serjeant-at-law of Wyneswold, deceased

29 Mar

 

1695

D231/M/E/713

Copy bond by Thomas Okeover to Rowland Okeover in £1200 : to indemnify Rowland from all charges he may suffer by reason of his entering into several bonds

2 Feb

 

1697/1698

D231/M/E/714

Assignment by Dame Katherine Yorkshire, wife of Sir William Yorke, and formerly wife of William Leeke Serjeant-at-law, and executrix of the will of William Leeke, to Katherine Leeke, only daughter and heir of William Leeke, with the consent of Rowland and Thomas Okeover of £1119 3s 6d towards the payment of a debt of £1286 14s 3¾d

30 Dec

 

1699

D231/M/E/715

Discharge by Thomas Okeover of Sir William Yorke and Dame Katherine Yorke (formerly Leeke) from the sum of £107 10s 9d being the balance of an account between Dame Katherine and Katherine Leeke her daughter, now wife of Thomas Okeover

 

1700

D231/M/E/716

Quitclaim by Sir William Yorke of Lessingham, Lincs., to Thomas Okeover, gent., heir apparent of Rowland Okeover and Katherine his wife, daughter and heir of William Leeke, of all suits, claims and demands in law or equity concerning any disbursements on the account of the said Katherine, or for any maintenance of her or any of her servants.

22 Aug

 

1700

D231/M/E/717

Authorisation by Rowland Okeover for his servant Thomas Lee to receive the rents at Wyck Rissingon, Gloucestershire, now in the use and possession of Ralph Woodward and John Biddle

10 Oct

 

1701

D231/M/E/718

Bond by Leeke Okeover esq., and William Okeover of Middle Temple, London, esq., to Catherine Adderley of Weddington, Warwickshire in £700 : the condition that the Okeovers pay to Catherine Adderley £350 by 7 Sep 1722

6 Mar

 

1721/1722

D231/M/E/719

Bond by Leeke Okeover and William Okeover to James Sherman, esq., of Higham, Leicestershire, in £200 the Okeovers to pay to Sherman £102

10s Od. by 7 Sep 1722

6 Mar

 

1721/1722

D231/M/E/720

Bond by Leeke Okeover to Catherine Adderley of Weddington, Warwickshire, in £700 : Okeover to pay to Catherine Adderley £358 15s Od by 18

Jul 1723

17 Jan

 

1722/1723

D231/M/E/721

Bond by Leeke Okeover to Philip Austin of London, vintner, in £300 : Okeover to pay to Austin £150 by 29 Sep 1723

25 Mar

 

1723

D231/M/E/722

Bond by Leeke Okeover to Catherine Adderley in £800 : Okeover to pay to Catherine Adderley £400 by 23 Oct 1724

22 Apr

 

1724

D231/M/E/723

Bond by Leeke Okeover to Margaret Rudyard of Ashbourne in £200 : Okeover to pay to Margaret Rudyard £100 before 16 Nov 1734

6 May

 

1724

D231/M/E/724

Bond by Leeke Okeover to Arthur Allcock of Tamworth, gent., in £2000 : Okeover to pay to Allcock £1000 by 20 May 1735

20 Nov

 

1734

D231/M/E/725

Deposition by Thomas Leigh of Carey Street, Middlesex, concerning the accounts of the trustees of Leeke Okeover

 

circa 1740

D231/M/E/726

Bond by Leeke Okeover and Francis Higginbottom of Ashbourne to Robert Pearle of Brailsford in £400 : Okeover and Higginbottom to pay to Pearle £200 plus 4½% interest on 7 Jan 1743

7 Aug

 

1742

D231/M/E/727

Bond by Leeke Okeover and Edward Chester of the parish of St George, Hanover Square, Middlesex, esq., to William Venables of the parish of St Paul, Convent Garden, merchant, in £600 : Okeover and Chester to pay to Venables £300 by 22 Oct 1743

24 Oct

 

1742

D231/M/E/728

Bond by Leeke Okeover to Thomas Buck of Sutton Bonnington, Nottinghamshire, in £400 : Okeover to pay to Buck £200 by 18 Jul 1746

18 Jan

 

1744/1745

D231/M/E/729

Bond by Leeke Okeover to Thomas Hollinshead of Ashenhurst in £200 : Okeover to pay Hollinshead £100

15 May

 

1744

D231/M/E/730

Bond by Leeke Okeover to Robert Holden of Aston, Derbyshire, esq., in £2400 : Okeover to pay to Holden at his house at Aston-on-Trent, £1200 upon 9 May 1746

9 Nov

 

1745

D231/M/E/731

Bond by Leeke Okeover to Leonard Fosbrooke of Shardlow in £2000 : Okeover to pay to Fosbrooke at his house at Shardlow £1000 at or upon 27 Dec 1746, and observe all the covenants in an indenture of demise of the same date

27 Jun

 

1746

D231/M/E/732

Bond by Leeke Okeover to John Bainbrigge of Walton on the Wolds, Leicestershire, clerk, in £600 : Okeover to pay Bainmbrigge £300 plus interest at 4% on 2 Jun 1753, and to perform the covenants in a release of the same date

2 Dec

 

1752

D231/M/E/733

Copy bond by Leeke Okeover to Rev Joshua Harrison of Tetherley, Hampshire; clerk, in £8000: to keep Harrison indemnified from all charges etc., arising from an indenture of 1753, to which he was a party

 

1753

D231/M/E/734

Letters of attorney by Katherine Adderley to John Laverick of Elm Court in the Temple, London, to be her attorney and to receive from Leeke Okeover or his agents the principal sum of £658 15s 0d due to her on several bonds

19 Mar

 

1753

D231/M/E/735

Petition relating to the financial affairs of Rowland Okeover deceased

16 Dec

 

1766

D231/M/E/736

Certificate that Ann wife of John Gallimore produced a lease and release dated 6 Mar 1839, between John and Ann Gallimore and William Haughton Longston and William Stratford Dugdale.

23 May

 

1839

D231/M/E/737-1927

Annual bundles of Leeke Okeover's bills and receipts

 

1714-1765

D231/M/E/1928-1957

Undated loose bills and receipts

 

circa 1720-1765

D231/M/E/1958-2312

Sundry of Leeke Okeover bills and receipts pasted into two scrapbooks. The bills themselves cover the period 1723-1765 but there are several stray documents including:

D231M/E1958 Robert Bakewell's bill for work at Okeover, 1736-1740

D231M/E1966 An account (part) of the pictures at Okeover no date [18th century]

D231M/E1989 Devis' bill for a "View of Windor" [18th century]

D231M/E2208 Further part of the account of the pictures at Okeover no date [18th century]

D231M/E2227-2228 Bills for framing pictures at Okeover Hall [18th century]

D231M/E2236 Rowland Farmer Okeover's request for...

 

1708-1783

D231/M/E/2313

Principal and interest money due upon bonds and mortgages being part of the estate of Mr Serjeant Leeke deceased and then belonging to his daughter Mrs Katherine Leeke, 30 Dec, 1699

 

1699

D231/M/E/2314

Abstract of Dame Katherine Yorke's accounts 30 Dec 1699

 

1699

D231/M/E/2315-1356

Bundle of Mr Cooke's vouchers and associated papers relating to monies paid on account of Dame Katherine Yorke

 

1699-1702

D231/M/E/2357

Personal accounts of Rowland Okeover

 

1713-1714

D231/M/E/2358

Rent account of Rowland Okeover, 31 May, 1715

 

1715

D231/M/E/2359

Personal estate account of Leeke Okeover - mortgages, East India stock etc

 

1721-1726

D231/M/E/2360

"An account of what money my sisters have had of me since they came down from London, September 1722" [by Leeke Okeover]

 

1722

D231/M/E/2361

"An account of what Miss Okeovers have received from their brothers and myself since their coming from London in September 1722"

 

1722

D231/M/E/2362

"An account of the receipts, payments and disbursements on the estate of Leeke Okeover esq., in Wymenswold Atlow, Okeover etc"

 

1726-1727

D231/M/E/2363

Accounts [of? Leeke Okeover]

 

1743-1751

D231/M/E/2364

An account of money received by Leeke Okeover of Mrs Hollinshead for her use and money due from him as administrator of Thomas Hollinshead deceased

 

1744-1746

D231/M/E/2365

William Okeover's account with John Mellor

 

1745

D231/M/E/2366

Private account between Leeke Okeover and Leigh

 

1753-1754

D231/M/E/2367

Calculation of the value of Mr [Leeke] Okeover's freehold and leasehold estates in the counties of Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Leicestershire

 

circa 1750

D231/M/E/2368

Calculations of the estate and effects of Leeke Okeover, esq., and the state of his debts

 

circa 1750

D231/M/E/2369

Mrs Okeover's accounts from the last settlement with Rowland Okeover deceased

15 Apr

 

1762

D231/M/E/2370

"Mr Okeover's debts as far as I can compute" (? R F Okeover)

 

circa 1780

D231/M/E/2371

Second schedule referred to by the affadavit of Dudley Baxter containing according to the best of his information, knowledge and belief an account of the specialty debts owing by R F Okeover at the time of his decease

 

circa 1785

D231/M/E/2372-2373

Accounts between H F Okeover and the Executors of E W Okeover

 

circa 1800

D231/M/E/2374-2385

Residurary accounts of Charles Gregory Okeover died 1 Aug 1826, consisting of accounts of personal estate, accounts of debts, legacy receipts and associated correspondence

 

1826-1842

D231/M/E/2386

Account book of Rev R R Vaughton in account with the Executors of the late H F Okeover

 

1836-1859

D231/M/E/2387-4406

Annual bundles of H C Okeover's loose bills and receipts including those of his guardian Rev R R Vaughton. These include estate, personal, legal and household bills

 

1840-1860

D231/M/E/4407

H C Okeover's general account book including personal and estate accounts

 

1860-1862

D231/M/E/4408-4431

Annual statements of George Hollis and Son in account with H C Okeover including general estate accounts and rentals for Okeover, Atlow, Mapleton, Mayfield, Blore, Wodhouse and Swinscoe

 

1860-1873

D231/M/E/4432

H C Okeover's personal account book

 

1891-1895

D231/M/E/4433-4455

Bundle of letters to Leeke Okeover : 22 May 1722 Catherine Port to Leeke Okeover regarding a small purchase in Blore : 13 Aug 1733 William Okeover to Leeke Okeover regarding the rent for Okeover Charities : 30 Sep 1734 J Gilbert to Leeke Okeover regarding mineral affairs in Staffordshire : various correspondence with J Kitching the farmer at Okeover regarding farm and estate affairs : various correspondence with John Bacon 1742 - 1749 including a reference to an election in a letter of 12 July 1746

 

1722-1749

D231/M/E/4456-4565

Large bundle of estate correspondence consisting chiefly of letters to Leeke Okeover in the 1747-1750 period : 28 Mar 1737 P. Pullyn to Leeke Okeover regarding the disposal of a farm at Huntingfield, Suffolk : correspondence with Thomas Allsop the Leicestershire agent regarding estate affairs at Wyneswold, 1745 - 1749, including a letter 15 Nov 1749 reporting that the cattle at Wyneswold have distemper : 28 Jun 1747 William Stanley to Leeke Okeover regarding votes for Sir Walter Bagot and Mr Crewe (Staffordshire election) written at Ashenhurst : correspondence with Francis Higginbottom...

 

1737-1756

D231/M/E/4566-4685

Bundle of miscellaneous correspondence consisting mainly of letters to Leeke Okeover many of them letters from tradesmen regarding the payment of debts : 29 Sep 1745, R Langley at Wykeham Abbey to Leeke Okeover mentioning "a meeting at York an account of the Highlanders and the day before arrived the first news of their having defeated the King's Forces" : 28 January 1745/1746 W and S Robertson to Leeke Okeover mentioning that "we are very sorry to hear that you had your house plundered by the rebels" : correspondence with R Langley (groom and Jeremy Kitching (farmer) regarding estate...

 

1734-1751

D231/M/E/4686-4697

Small bundle of miscellaneous correspondence: 29 Oct 1748 Mrs Okeover to Leeke Okeover regarding beasts taken ill : 26 Jan 1751 James Seymour to Leeke Okeover requesting payment of bill for adding a horse and a spaniel to family pictures (note added that Seymour celebrated as a horse painter, b 1702 d 1752) : 22 Apr 1752 Joseph Utting to Wrightson Mundy regarding the upkeep of the Prk pale and the deer while Leeke Okeover was in exile and his wife lodging at Tunbridge Wells : 18 Sep 1753 Thomas Leigh to Leeke Okeover welcoming him back to England : some general estate correspondence with...

 

1748-175?

D231/M/E/4698-4768

Bundle of correspondence relating chiefly to the period in 1751-1752 when Leeke Okeover was in exile on the Continent having fled the country to escape his creditors

Correspondence between Thomas Leigh of the estate agents and Mrs Okeover including

7 Jan 1751/2 reporting that Captain Hudson and Mr Heath have viewed the Norfolk estate

4 Jan 1751/2 reporting the sale of timber for £2020

4 March 17512 reporting the sale of the stock at Okeover and damage to the deer in winter

4 May 1752 reporting that the sale of the Norfolk estate is going well

8 May 1752 reporting that the Okeover tenants are not to attend the Court Leet Mr Crewe was proposing to hold at Swinscoe

29 Sep 1752 in which Leigh states that the Symeswold rents will pay for the London debts and...

1751-[c1759]

D231/M/E/4769

Leeke Okeover's book of copy letters he wrote from his London house to Christopher Tomlinson, the steward at Okeover, Martin Leggett the gardener and others at Okeover, relating to estate matters at Okeover : 9 December 1755, hollow draining in the Park and designing a pond in the Paddock : 1757 Simon File erecting a new building at Okeover and planting chestnuts

 

1755-175?

D231/M/E/4770-4794

Largely undated correspondence between John Allen at Cambridge and elsewhere and Mr and Mrs Leeke Okeover, for the most part relating to the lease of Wymeswold Thurgaton and Heveningham tithes from Trinity College Cambridge : 15 January 1759 John Allen to Leeke Okeover reporting the death of Wrightson Mundy

 

circa 1740-17??

D231/M/E/4795-4852

Bundle of miscellaneous correspondence mainly relating to 1758 - 1762 period : 1 Jun 1757

J Revell to Leeke Okeover regarding the surrender of copyhold land in Huntingfield Suffolk : correspondence with the gardener at Okeover Martin Leggett, 1755 - 1765 : 22 September 1760 Samuel Greer to Leeke Okeover regarding the purchase and carriage of pictures from Italy : 24 Dec 1760 Thomas Burgh to Leeke Okeover regarding the illness of Rowland Okeover at Oldbury : many letters regarding financial matters and Leeke Okeover's health

 

1749-1765

D231/M/E/4853-5008

Large bundle of estate correspondence consisting of Christopher Tomlinson's letters regarding estate matters at Okeover to Leeke Okeover at his London house : some farm accounts systematically recorded on the back of the letters

 

1756-1765

D231/M/E/5009

Letters from John Allsop to Moreton Walhouse regarding "Mr Okeover's claim"

9 Apr

 

1800

D231/M/E/5010

Hollinshead and associated families: Leek and Bradnop rental for unnamed estate giving names of closes and some tenants and rents

 

circa 1700

D231/M/E/5010-5118

Miscellaneous; Staffordshire estate papers

Papers relating to the Hollinshead and associated families (D231M/E5010-5049), Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield (D231M/E5050-5059), Lees of Bucknell (D231M/E5082-5086), Ford and Ipstones (D231M/E5087-5093), Kingsley (D231M/E5094-5096), Stanshope, Alstonefield (D231M/E5097-5099), Spott Yate Farm, Stone [Spot Gate Farm], (D231M/E5100-5102) and Miscellaneous small estates (D231M/E5103-5118)

 

D231/M/E/5010-5211

Other families' estate papers

 

 

D231/M/E/5011

Hollinshead and associated families: Lease by Ralph Bagnall of Drenlentres Staffordshire, knight, to John Clyfe of Bradnope, yeoman, in consideration of £8, of the tithes arising from two tenements in Bradnope in the tenure of Ann Ratclyffe and William Watson : for 30 years at an annual rent of 5s

8 Dec

 

1565

D231/M/E/5012

Hollinshead and associated families: Power of attorney by John Ashenhurst of Ashenhurst to Ralph Ashenhurst of the Beard Derbyshire to receive a yearly rent of 40s from Richard Greenhall for two messuages in Bradnop with appurtenances leased to Greenhall for 21 years by lease of the same date

1 Jun

 

1593

D231/M/E/5013

Hollinshead and associated families: Copy? mortgage by William Folly of the Botham in the parish of Cheddleton, Staffordshire, to John Ashenhurst of Ashenhurst, esq., reciting an indenture of 1 Nov 1658 by which Ashenhurst enfeoffed to Folly several closes in Bradnop : the part of the deed reciting the transaction has been torn off.

2 Aug

 

1659

D231/M/E/5014

Hollinshead and associated families: Lease by the Right Hon Walter Lord Aston Baron of Fairfar in the kingdom of Scotland, Benjamin Weston of Ashleyhouse, Surrey, Esq., and Robert Robotham of Grayes Inn, Middlesex, to John Mayatt of Bradnop Lane End, Bradnop, in consideration of 5s., of all that close, heretofore common ground as it is now meared walled forth and inclosed out of the great waste or commons called Moredge in the parish of Bradnop commonly called the Gorstic Knoll or the Blubbs: for 99 years at an annual rent of 2s

19 Apr

 

1662

D231/M/E/5015

Hollinshead and associated families: Lease by Elizabeth Moate of Bradnop widow of John Moate, James Moate her eldest son husbandman and Lawrence Moate, younger son to John Horsley of Astonsich Bradnop, yeoman, in consideration of £5, of part of the close heretofore common ground as it is now meared walled forth and inclosed out of the great waste or commons called Moredge in the parish of Bradnop commonly called the Gorstic Knoll or the Blubbs lying southwards towards the common : for 19 years at a peppercorn rent if Thomas and Soloman Mayott brothers of John Mayott live so long

8 Jul

 

1668

D231/M/E/5016

Hollinshead and associated families: Lease by Benjamin Joliffe of Corton Worcestershire esq., to Thomas Fernihough of Leek, yeoman, and Jonathan Myatt of Leek, maltser of a messuage, farm or tenement called the Barnfield in the parish of Leek now inhabited by John Hancock and closes called the Two Barnfields, Broom Flatts, two Cattslows, Birchall Croft, the Clewes, the Shields, Calf Croft, Tofts Meadow, two Well Snapes, Dry Snapes, Copes Whitfield and Cornhill Cross and all tithes : for 29 years at an annual rent of £83 : not to plough the Calf Croft or above a quarter part of the arable or...

 

1716

D231/M/E/5017

Hollinshead and associated families: Lease by Elizabeth Higginbottom of Cheadle widow (widow of Francis Highginbottom of Leicester and Thomas Hollinshead of Ashenhurst) to John Burnett of Tittesworth, Leek, yeoman, of two messuages in Tittesworth, Leek, called Tittesworth and Throstle Nest with all lands belonging : for 99 years at an annual rent of £105

27 Sep

 

1770

D231/M/E/5018

Hollinshead and associated families: Wincle, Cheshire : Lease by Peter Leigh of Winkle Grange to Richard Armett, husbandman, in consideration of £18 10s 0d of a messuage or tenement in Winkle in which Armett now resides with all buildings and land belonging to be held from and after the death of the survivor of Frances Armett, his wife, John and Richard Armett his sons for 60 years : annual rent of 25/8d

20 Jul

 

1660

D231/M/E/5019

Hollinshead and associated families: Bond of Edward Hollinshead of London, merchant, to Richard Pagitt of Westminster esq., in £2000: to pay Pagitt £1,050 at various specific times

26 Aug

 

1682

D231/M/E/5020

Hollinshead and associated families: Bond of Lawrence Mayott of Warrington to John Standley of Bradnop in £20: Mayott to observe the covenants in an indenture of the same date, conveying land in Pradnop called Gorsey Knowles to J Standly

6 Aug

 

1685

D231/M/E/5021-5022

Hollinshead and associated families: Two case papers - Burnett alias Goodwright v D Leigh - relating to Upper Tittesworth and Throstle Nest arising from the fact that Elizabeth Higginbottom was childless by both Thomas Hollinshead and Francis Higginbottom

 

circa 1774

D231/M/E/5023

Hollinshead and associated families: Notice to quite by Francis Leigh to John Burnett: two messuages and farms called the Tittesworth and Throstle Nest Farms, late part of the estate of Thomas Hollinshead deceased

16 May

 

1774

D231/M/E/5024

Hollinshead and associated families: Fragment of deed relating to delivery of seisin of an estate at Ashenhurst

 

no date

D231/M/E/5025

Hollinshead and associated families: Receipt by Thomas Brodhurst of Bosley Cheshire husbandman and John Arnitt of the Nettlebeds, Winkle from Francis Hollinshead of Gawsworth, esq., the sum of £186

Dated 11 Apr

 

1667

D231/M/E/5026

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Rental of the manor of Bradnop

 

no date

D231/M/E/5027

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Extract from Court Roll - Court Leet of the Manor of Bradnop

30 Sep

 

1631

D231/M/E/5028

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Copy quitclaim by Walter Lord Aston, Baron of Fairfar and Sir Richard Weston of Ridgeley, Staffs., knight, to William Rode of Rushton James, Staffs., in consideration of £15, of a messuage in Bradnop in the occupation of Edward Pott with all lands etc. belonging

23 Jul

 

1649

D231/M/E/5029

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Proposals made to Lord Aston regarding the regulation of the Morrage Common

3 Jan

 

1652

D231/M/E/5030

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Agreement between the common right holders and Lord Aston by which in consideration that Lord Aston shall debar and hinder all "outmen" or ment living without the Manor of Bradnop from taking any benefits of common of and upon the great waste called Morrage and that no more waste ground be enclosed, that Lord Aston shall enclose for his own use twelve score acres

6 Jun

 

1657

D231/M/E/5031

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Proposal to erect a fence around the Morrage Common, to divide and separate it from the commons of other lordships

 

circa 1660

D231/M/E/5032

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Agreement between Walter Aston of Tixall, Staffs, esq., son and heir of Walter Lord Aston, Baron of Fairfar and the freeholders of the manor of Bradnop concerning trespassing on Morrage Common, Bradnop: any proceeds from suits for trespass on the common to be divided equally between Aston and the freeholders

13 Mar

 

1665/1666

D231/M/E/5033

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Petition by the commoners (common right holders) to Lord Aston to prevent trespass on the Morrage Common by "outmen"

23 Oct

 

1683

D231/M/E/5034-5036

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Queries regarding the possession of land on the Morrage Common

 

no date

D231/M/E/5037

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Agreement regarding the enclosure of the Morrage Common

 

1685

D231/M/E/5038

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Petition by Lord Aston and Thomas Crompton at the Court of Whitehall, for licence to enclose and improve 2000 acres of waste in Bradnop held from the Crown in capite

Dated 3 Jan

 

1687

D231/M/E/5039

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Manor of Bradnop - presentment by the Jury at the Court of Survey and Court Baron held 23 Aug: bounds of the manor recited, schedule of inclosures made and it is also stated that a manor house has not been discovered

 

1687

D231/M/E/5040

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Articles to be enquired of at the Court of Surveys and Court Baron held 23 Aug

 

1687

D231/M/E/5041

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Argument against the enclosure

 

1687

D231/M/E/5042

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Draft answers to Manor of Bradnop - presentment by the Jury at the Court of Survey and Court Baron held 23 Aug: bounds of the manor recited, schedule of inclosures made and it is also stated that a manor house has not been discovered

 

1687

D231/M/E/5043

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Proposals concerning the enclosure of Bradnop Commons by Thomas Parker an old freeholder

 

circa 1687

D231/M/E/5044-5046

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Agreement (3 copies) for the enclosure of the Morrage (Morridge) Common, Bradnop, between Walter Lord Aston Baron of Fairfar, Lord of the Manor of Bradnop, and the freeholders of Bradnop by which the freeholders receive 1000 acres of the common to their own use and Lord Aston the remainder: four indifferent persons to set out and appoint the various shares in the common: further for the next seven years all public ways leading through the common to be repaired at the charge of Lord Aston and the freeholders

6 Mar

 

1687/1688

D231/M/E/5047

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Rental of the Manor of Bradnop

 

1689

D231/M/E/5048

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Court Leet of the Manor of Bradnop held 15 Oct: agreement that each householder and occupier of land (scheduled) should take the office of Heyward of all the commons within the manor

 

1691

D231/M/E/5049

Hollinshead and associated families: Bradnop enclosure: Letter from F Hollinshead of Leek regarding the walling of Morrage to part it from the neighbouring commons

 

?1696

D231/M/E/5050

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Licence by the Dean of Lichfield, William Cooke to Symon and John Porter, tenants of the Choristers' House, Lichfield, by lease of 9 Jul, 1594, to underlet

6 Oct

 

1609

D231/M/E/5051

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Surrender by William Hinton, Archdeacon of Coventry to the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield of all his estate or term by virtue of a lease of 12 Oct 1610 by the Dean of Chapter of Lichfield to George Bird of Coventry, yeoman, of the Choristers' House, Lichfield, during the lives of Samuel Hinton, son of William Hinton, Kathleen Hopkins and Richard Rogers

3 Oct

 

1627

D231/M/E/5052

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Certificate that Charles Hinton son of Samuel Hinton of Lichfield, who was apprentices to Francis Powell, citizen and vintner of London, was admitted to the freedom of Lichfield at the time of Sir Richard Brown and Sir Thomas Player

 

1661

D231/M/E/5053

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Surrender by Samuel Hinton, Doctor of Law, of the Close, Lichfield, to William Paule D D Dean of Lichfield, of the reversion and all estate right and title in the Choristers House, Lichfield

24 Jun

 

1661

D231/M/E/5054

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Letters of attorney by the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield to Jeffrey Glazier of the Close, Lichfield, to take possession of the Choristers House and deliver the lease to Samuel Hinton, reciting previous lease of the Choristers House to Hinton for five years at 15s per annum

24 Jun

 

1661

D231/M/E/5055

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Lease by the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield to Samuel Hinton of the Close of the Cathedral Church, Lichfield. Doctor in Law, of the Choristers House in the Close of the Cathedral Church, for 5 years at 15s per annum

24 Jun

 

1678

D231/M/E/5056

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Memorandum of an agreement to repair the fence at the Choristers House between the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield and Martha Hinton

20 Jun

 

1692

D231/M/E/5057

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Agreement between Martha Hinton and Dr Chandler to allow Dr Chandler to enlarge his house by taking in a small slang of ground between the Choristers' House and Dr Chandler's house: Chandler to pay Martha Hinton 1s per year as long as she has any interest in the property

 

circa 1695

D231/M/E/5058

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Agreement between Henry Fleetwood of the Close Lichfield, and John Browne of Thornes on behalf of Madam Hinton now of Oxford, widow, by which Browne has let to Fleetwood Mrs Hinton's house in the Close for 3 years at £12 per annum

6 Aug

 

1701

D231/M/E/5059

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Copy lease by Jonathan Kimberley, Dean of Lichfield, to Martha Hinton of Derbyshire, of the Choristers House, Lichfield, for 20 years at an annual rent of 15s

26 Sep

 

1713

D231/M/E/5060

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Notice to Martha Hinton of the expiration of her five years lease of the Chorister's House

28 Aug

 

1718

D231/M/E/5061

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: A particular of the goods left by Widow Hinton in her house in Lichfield Close in Mr Fleetwood's possession

 

1701

D231/M/E/5062

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Further note regarding the goods in the Choristers House

 

circa 1701

D231/M/E/5063

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Further notes regarding the goods in the Choristers House

 

1710/1711

D231/M/E/5064

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Rent receipt - Michael East of the Cathedral Close Lichfield, to George Murray Canon of Lichfield Cathedral - for 20s for the Choristers House

29 Oct

 

1629

D231/M/E/5065

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Further rent receipt Michael East of the Cathedral Close Lichfield, to George Murray Canon of Lichfield Cathedral - for 20s for the Choristers House

16 Oct

 

1641

D231/M/E/5066

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Rent receipt - receipt for 7s 6d by the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield from Charles Hinton being his rent or the Choristers House

20 Sep

 

1675

D231/M/E/5067

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Further rent receipt for 7s 6d from Charles Hinton for the Choristers House

1 Apr

 

1676

D231/M/E/5068

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Further rent receipt for 7s 6d from Charles Hinton for the Choristers House

 

1688

D231/M/E/5069

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Bill relating to charges for the Choristers House rent, renewal of lease etc

 

1713

D231/M/E/5070

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Further rent receipt for Choristers House

16 Oct

 

1713

D231/M/E/5071-5074

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Receipts for land tax for the Choristers House

 

1719-?

D231/M/E/5075

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Letter from the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield regarding their liability to repair the fence between the Choristers House and the Prebendal House

1 Oct

 

1690

D231/M/E/5076

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Letter from J Browne to Martha Hinton at Derbyshire regarding the lease of the Choristers House

19 Aug

 

1713

D231/M/E/5077

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Letters regarding the renewal of the lease of the Choristers House

7 Oct

 

1713

D231/M/E/5078

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Further letter to Martha Hinton regarding the lease of the Choristers House

19 Aug

 

1720

D231/M/E/5079

Hinton family - the Choristers' House, Lichfield: Undated letter by B Gorring to Martha Hinton regarding allowances for "the extra-ordinary charges I have been at about the house"

 

no date [early 18th cent]

D231/M/E/5080

Draft deed stating the sale of land in Jul 1702 to Egerton Yates (messuages in Stoke called Brookehouse) was not intended for Egerton Yates but was in trust for Joseph Allen

 

no date [early 18th cent]

D231/M/E/5081

"An estimate of Mr Wilson's freehold estate" at Cannock

 

no date [18th cent]

D231/M/E/5082

Lees of Bucknall: Lease by John Lees at Batehouse in Bucknall, mason, to Sibilla Clarke of Batehouse, Bucknall, widow, of closes of land, meadow or pasture in Batehouse, Bucknall formerly in the occupation of John Lees: for 40 years: if Lees pays to Sibilla Clarke £4 per annum for life and £6 within one month of her decease to whoever she nominates in her will and £4 to her daughters Ann an Elizabeth, and £8 to another daughter Alice within three years of her decease and if Lees permits Henry Clarke her son to occupy the property at an annual rent of 40s. per annum within six months of her...

 

1670

D231/M/E/5083

Lees of Bucknall: Draft final concord between Thomas Gibson and Hampton Allen relating to 10 messuages, 100 acres of land, 50 acres of meadow, 20 acres of wood, 300 acres of pasture with appurtenances in Bucknall and Aberhulme in the parish of Stoke on Trent and Carswall [Caverswall], and Leek

 

no date

D231/M/E/5084

Lees of Bucknall: Articles of agreement between Edward Sanderson of City of London, whipmaker and Deborah his wife and Joseph Hurlocke of Hackney, yeoman, and Richard his wife and Egerton Yates of Stoke-on-Trent, yeoman, by which Sanderson and Hurlocke agree to assure to Yates before 9 Sep 1702 two messuages called the Brookehouse in Stoke-on-Trent for £260

3 Jul

 

1702

D231/M/E/5085

Lees of Bucknall: Extract from a court roll concerning an enquiry into the title to 10 messuages, 100 acres of land 40 acres of meadow, 300 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood with appurtenances in Stoke-on-Trent, Leek and elsewhere in Staffs - including a note from Jeremiah adey to William Brassington concerning his title to the premises

 

1706

D231/M/E/5086

Lees of Bucknall: Case paper: Jeremy Adey formerly of Stoke respondent, Matthew Burton plaintiff, concerning 10 messuages, 100 acres of land, 50 acres of meadow, 20 acres of wood, 300 acres of pasture in Bucknall Eaves, Hulme, Caverswall and Leeke: note to Thomas Gibson that "this declaration that is against me, doth concern the title of diverse messuages, lands, tenements and hereditaments part whereof one in your possession"

 

circa 1710

D231/M/E/5087

Ford and Ipstones: Draft final concord between Richard Whillock and John Sherratt and John Johnson and Lydia his wife deforciants of 3 messuages, one cottage, 130 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 60 acres of pasture, 50 acres wood, 60 acres of furze and heath and 60 acres of moor in Ford and Ipstones

 

no date [18th cent]

D231/M/E/5088

Ford and Ipstones: Memorandum of a final concord between John Johnson and Lydia his wife, plaintiffs, and William ? Trinney, gent., and Mary his wife, William Johnson and Thomas Fernihough deforciants of 3 messuages, one cottage, 3 orchards, two gardens, 100 a of land, 15 a. of meadow, 60 a of pasture, 40 a of wood, 40 a of furze and heath and 40 a of moor in Ipstones and Leek

 

no date [18th cent]

D231/M/E/5089

Ford and Ipstones: Lease by Philip Fernihough of Basford, Cheddleton, yeoman, to Thomas Slacke the elder of Ipstones, yeoman, of a messuage, house or tenement called Shawcoate with all outbuildings, barns etc., now in the possession of Thomas Slacke the elder, also croft lying on the backside of the barn, a close called the Croft, a piece of ground called Shaw Meadow, a close called Fernibanks, a parcel of arable called Cromwitheyes and three great intakes with a barn called Janneyes Barn part of which has been converted in a house, containing by estimation 60 acres, all in Ipstones and now...

 

1702

D231/M/E/5090

Ford and Ipstones: Articles of agreement between Samson Bulkeley of Bradnop, gent., and James Bestwick of Gatam Grange, Staffs., husbandman and Elizabeth Bestwick of Eaton, widow, being a tenancy agreement by which Bulkeley lets to the Bestwicks for his life a messuage in Ecton where Elizabeth Bestwick dwells and Two Smith Closes, Nether Close above the Barn, the Close at the back of the house, Little Bank, the Pingle beyond the Seats, Further Bank, Barn Bottom and Botts Closes: annual rent of £14

25 Mar

 

1709

D231/M/E/5091

Ford and Ipstones: Lease by John Mellor of the Whitehouse, Ipstones, yeoman, to Robert Massey of Ipstones, husbandman, of so much of the Rough Close lately enclosed from the great waste called Morrage now in the tenure of Robert Massey as shall amount to the quantity of 10 acres : for 99 years at an annual rent of £1 7s 0d

26 Mar

 

1714

D231/M/E/5092

Ford and Ipstones: Lease by Samuel Lander of Hardwick Staffs., gent., to Samuel Goostree of Roostonehole in the parish of Ipstones, yeoman, of a messuage or tenement at Roostonehole and all land belonging for 99 years at an annual rent of £12 13s 0d

11 Sep

 

1717

D231/M/E/5093

Ford and Ipstones: Bond by Samuel Hemworth of Burton on Trent and Samuel Seale of Horninglow to Thomas Tideswell and Ralph Tideswell of Ipstones in £500: to abide by the award of Thomas Hollinshead of Ashenhurst, Leek, elected to arbitrate in all actions, quarrels etc. between the said parties

1 Oct

 

1729

D231/M/E/5094

Kingsley: Lease by Thomas Hurt of Shrewsbury, esq., to Richard Heath of Kingsley, Staffs., yeoman, in consideration of £10, of a messuage or tenement in Kingsley and a close in Kingsley called Aftle Foot, for 99 years at an annual rent of 20s., reciting lease by John Bewdmore late of Froghall deceased to Robert Heath of the above property of 10 Jun 1603

20 Jun

 

1649

D231/M/E/5095

Kingsley: lease by Francis Smith of Knowle, Staffs., yeoman, to John Berdmore of Bromley, Abbots Bromley, carpenter, in consideration of £8 of a cottage or tenement in Kingsley formerly in the occupation of Thomas and William Berdmore, for 99 years at an annual rent of 5s 6d

18 Apr

 

1704

D231/M/E/5096

Kingsley: Lease by John Beardmore of Kingsley, carpenter to John Clayton of Hillhouse, Staffs., yeoman, of a cottage or tenement in Kingsley, leased by Francis Smith to Beardmore, for the remainder of the 99 year term at an annual rent of 2s 6d

10 Oct

 

1708

D231/M/E/5097

Stanshope, Alstonefield: Bond by Henry Baylie of Stanshope, Alstonefield, husbandman, to Robert Bosterne of Stanshope, yeoman, in £60, to observe the covenants in an indenture of the same date

10 Jun

 

1641

D231/M/E/5098

Stanshope, Alstonefield: Lease by Henry Bailey of Stanshope Alstonefield, husbandman, to Robert Bosterne of Stanshope, yeoman, of a cottage and backside in Stanshope 0 acre 1 rood 00 perche, a parcel of land called the Furlong Botham adjacent 1½ a a parcel of land called Groveside 1 acre 1 rood 00 perche and a parcel called Little Parke ½a., for the life of Henry Bailey at an annual rent of £4., reciting lease of 17 Jun 1638 by Bosterne to Bailey of the same property

10 Jun

 

1641

D231/M/E/5099

Stanshope, Alstonefield: Agreement by Robert Bosherne of Stanhope, yeoman, and Elizabeth Baylie, daughter of Henry Baylie late of Stanshope yeoman, deceased, that they will enfeoff to Roger Hunt, esq., and Richard Cantrell of Wetton, yeoman, a messuage in Stanhope in the occupation of Robert Bosterne and a messuage or cottage in the tenure of Thomas Rea and William Walton

12 Jan

 

1647/1648

D231/M/E/5100

Spott Yate Farm, Stone [Spot Gate Farm]: Abstract of three deeds relating to Normacott Grange, Stone, Staffs

 

1732-17??

D231/M/E/5101

Spott Yate Farm, Stone [Spot Gate Farm]: Bond by Thomas Cookside of Spott in the parish of Stone, yeoman, to Elizabeth Willatt of Normacott Grange, Stone, in £700, to observe the covenants in a mortgage of the same date

20 Dec

 

1732

D231/M/E/5102

Spott Yate Farm, Stone [Spot Gate Farm]: Letter regarding a security by Mrs Willatts on Spott Yate Farm, Stone

5 Jun

 

1741

D231/M/E/5103

Copy gift by Hugh de Okeover to Robert son of Robert de Castern of all that land which his father once held in Castern in the fee of the Abbot of Burton: annual rent of 4s

Witnesses: Ralph son of Jordan, William de Verdon, Richard de Thorpe, Hugh de Ilam, John son of ?Nigel de Mapleton, William de Castern, Peter de Stanton, Roger de Okeover and others

 

no date [13th cent]

D231/M/E/5104

Lease by Lord William Wyther to Juliana once wife of Henry Baset and Robert her son of a messuage with buildings, curtilages, gardens, crofts and superstructures in Chene [Sheen] which Hicholas father of Roger and Ysolda his wife held previously: for 30 years from the feast of St John the Baptist 1281 at an annual rent of 3s do all services except forinsec and suit of court, and also to supply a man at harvest in autumn at Chene

Witnesses: Henry de Bradeheved, William son of Philip de Chene [Sheen], Geoffrey de Fowall, Thomas de Ylmendon, Thomas son of Nigell de Chene et al [and others]

 

1281

D231/M/E/5105

Lease by John de Sheepy to Thomas Mayfield of Ashbourne of all his meadow which lies below the vill of Upper Mayfield just as the said Thomas held by his earlier demise: for six years from the feast of St Chad (2 Mar) 1336/7

Witnesses: Henry son of Robert del Woodhouses, Ranulph de Snelsdale, Richard Smith of Mayfield, Henry Avice de le Wodehouse, William the clerk and others

 

1336/1337

D231/M/E/5106

Lease by Ralph Bassett of Langley, Derbyshire, esq., to Henry Talbot of Milton of a messuage and virgate of land in the demesne of Swyneston, Milton, Staffs: for life at an annual rent of 10s

25 Jul

 

1447

D231/M/E/5107

Lease by Nicholas Montgomery to William Stanlow of a pasture called Wintercroftes in the parish of Leigh, Staffs: for 4 years at an annual rent of 23s 4d.: William to uproot all thorns and underwood growing in the two crofts and to plough as much land as had normally been ploughed before

27 Feb

 

1461

D231/M/E/5108

Agreement between Gilbert Higgott of Burton on Trent and Dorothy his wife and Thomas Holland of Bond End, Burton, by which Higgott agrees to convey to Holland a messuage, burgage or tenement with a garden and backside in the Borough of Burton on Trent: £70 purchase money

19 Nov

 

1720

D231/M/E/5109

Bond to observe agreement between Gilbert Higgott of Burton on Trent and Dorothy his wife and Thomas Holland of Bond End, Burton, by which Higgott agrees to convey to Holland a messuage, burgage or tenement with a garden and backside in the Borough of Burton on Trent: £70 purchase money

 

1720

D231/M/E/5110

Lease by Joseph Loxdale of Stafford, gent., to John Stockley of Normacott, yeoman, of a messuage or tenement in Meir in the parish of Stone now or late in the tenure of Ralph Whewell and closes called Leigh Field, Little Coat Croft, Great Coat Croft, Milking Bank, Two Thorney Crofts, the Knowles, the Two Sling Crofts, the Woodfinch, Croft, the Rye Croft, Rye Croft

Meadow and the Homage, all in the parish of Stone, and a meadow called Calverhay in the parish of Caverswall: for 41 years at an annual rent of £35 : not to plough in any year above 20 statute acres : additional rent of 40s per...

 

1733/1734

D231/M/E/5111

Award by John Weston, John Archard, Thomas Fane and John Bowde, arbitrators chosen to settle a dispute between Sir John Repington and Joan his wife, one of the daughters of John and Agnes Bailley and Robert Hyde and Agnes his wife daughter of Robert and Agnes Wyllis (formerly Bailly), relating to half a burgage in Robe Street Lichfield

27 Apr

 

1539

D231/M/E/5112

Quitclaim by Anne Whitehall of Whitehaugh, Staffs., widow and Joseph Whitehall her son and heir to Richard Whitehall of Oldbury, Warwickshire, of all actions etc. against the said Richard

15 Jan

 

1632/1633

D231/M/E/5113

Bond by Wingfield, Lord Cromwell of Fradswell Staffs., Earl of Ardglasse and Sir William Russell of Whitley, Wiltshire, baronet, to Robert Mellor of Waterhouses, yeoman in £60: Lord Cromwell to make a further assurance by fine or recovery of premises to Robert Mellor, namely those premises conveyed to Mellor in an indenture of the same date

25 Apr

 

1657

D231/M/E/5114

Memorandum by Alan Morton of the numbers, kinds of cattle and periods of occupancy of the cattle he put to agist in the Park of Tholow [? Throwley, Ilam in 16/17 Henry VI]

 

1437-1439

D231/M/E/5115

Roll of estreats for Staffordshire, with copy of the King's Warrant to the Sheriff for their collection and delivery at the Exchequer at Michaelmas following. Thursday after Epiphany

 

1489

D231/M/E/5116

Petition by the tenants and "bedemen" of Calton to the Lord of Shrewsbury regarding wrongful possession by Nicholas, Lord of Waterfall, of a messuage and lands in Calton and Waterfall granted by William Hobeson of Calton to the use of a priest who should sing mass and do divine service in the chapel of Calton founded by the Earls of Shrewsbury

 

mid 15th cent

D231/M/E/5117

Draft final section of a final concord relating to land in Staffs.

 

no date

D231/M/E/5118

Copy letter by Messrs Allen and Bodle to Messrs Baxter regarding the account in a case between Ford and Walhouse

8 Apr

 

1800

D231/M/E/5119

Demise by Thomas son of Ralph de Chaddesden to John his brother of all the tenements and rents with appurtenances in Derbyshire which he has held since the death of his father, for the full and complete term of 8 years. Feast of St Michaelmas (29 Sep)

Witnesses: John son of Gilbert, William Page, bailiff of Derbyshire, John de Chaddesden of Derbyshire, William le Wyne of Chaddesden, Simon de Cestre [Chester] and others

 

1308

D231/M/E/5119-5135

Miscellanous Derbyshire estate papers

 

 

D231/M/E/5120

Lease by Joan de Findern, widow of John de Findern to John Mackworth, Thomas Blount, Henry de Kniveton, Henry de Bothe, John de Ireton, John Lathbury, and Thomas Bradshaw, of her third part of the manor of Findern which she holds as dower, namely all the chambers "le parler", "norcere", "pantre", "botre" and "wynseller" on the north part of the hall and a long house "under one roof" which extends in the east towards the Gaytehouse and in the west towards the pool, and 6 acres of arable land in the High field in the Crownest, 4 acres of land in the Middle Furlong, 1 acre in the Gorse, 2...

 

1420

D231/M/E/5121

Defeasance of a bond for £40 by Henry de Kniveton, parson of the church of Norbury, to Thomas del Hull of Snelston, Robert del Hull, Walter Tyrry and John Brown, all of Snelston, contingent on the payment by Henry of 37s 4d at four terms in the year for 3 years

15 Aug

 

1332

D231/M/E/5122

Deed whereby William de Wyklewode, rector of the church of Bromley in Rochester diocese, Ralph de Shirley knight, Thomas de Swanlond and Thomas Hally, executors of the will of Walter Walderschef [Wadshelf] late citizen of London, have appointed as chaplains to the three chantries of the church of Boylestone, John de Rocester, Richard de Doveridge, and William de Foston. The three chantries were founded by Walderschef/Wadshelf in his will and to support them a bequest of 18 marks of rent was made to the church of Boylestone, 13½ marks annually from the property in Cheap St., London, which...

 

1334

D231/M/E/5123

Power of attorney from John Sacheverell, esq., to Thomas Duffeld and William Cobyn to deliver siesin to Ralph Sacheverell his son and Elizabeth his wife, of all his lands, tenements, rents, reversions and all other appurtenances in the vill and fields of Aston on Trent, Derbyshire

24 Jun

 

1450

D231/M/E/5124

Duchy of Lancaster writ instructing Ralph Shirley, steward, of the lordship of Donington, to lease at the next court held within the lordship an area of waste to the yearly value of 8s 4d to Richard Frances in lieu of 8s 4d rent for a parcel of land in the tenure of Frances which for some time has been unoccupied and no rent collected

 

1506

D231/M/E/5125

Power of attorney by Samuel Triss of Cullworth, Northamptonshire, to George Lee of Catton, Derbyshire, to [illegible] attournement of Gabriel Armstrong of Rempsone, Nottinghamshire, for certain lands which he purchased of Christopher Horton of Catton and recited in a certain page of an indenture bearing date Aug 1651

 

1651

D231/M/E/5126

Bond by Alexander Taylor to Richard Williamson of Mapleton in £40 : to pay £20

10 Aug

 

1700

D231/M/E/5127

Bond by Alexander Taylor of Ashbourne, maltster, and Alexander Taylor junior of Ashbourne to Thomas Williamson of Mapleton in £60 : to pay £30

20 Mar

 

1701

D231/M/E/5128

Memorandum of an agreement by which B Col clough has agreed to accept from Leeke Okeover the sum of £2900 for the purchase of Charles Adderley's estate at Ballidon, Derbyshire

17 Jan

 

1730/1731

D231/M/E/5129

Bond by Richard Lisett alias Brickshaw of Winster, hosier, to John Wall the elder of Wensley, gent., in £200 : to pay £100

16 Feb

 

1767

D231/M/E/5130

Articles of agreement between Sir Matthew Blakiston of Sandy Brook Hall, baronet, and Richard Brown of Ashbourne for the construction of a gardener's cottage at Sandy Brook Hall

 

1876

D231/M/E/5131a

Death certificate of Nicholas Okeover of Sturston who died on 15 Apr 1578

18 Oct

 

1876

D231/M/E/5131b

Bond by Francis S[illegible] to John Brigham citizen and grocer of London in £10

7 Dec

 

1580

D231/M/E/5132

Memorandum of a suit brough by John Fitzherbert, esq., against Henry Cotes of Snelston, labourer and Thomas Fayrechild, late of Snelston, miller for trespass and damage to trees and grass at Norbury. Hilary Term

 

1502

D231/M/E/5133

The answer of Philip Okeover, esq., defendant to the bill of complaint of Michael Fynderne, complainant, concerning lands in the manor of Potlock, Findern, held by Philip Okeover in the right of his wife Margaret, widow of Thomas Fynderne and one of the daughters of William Dethick

 

mid 16th cent

D231/M/E/5134

Receipt by Christopher Horton of Catton, Derbyshire for £590 from Samuel Trist of Cullworth, Northamptonshire Dated 10 Jun

 

1652

D231/M/E/5135

Note of distances in the Ashbourne area

 

circa 1770

D231/M/E/5136

Bond by Erasmus Wynton of Howeton [Houghton] St Giles, Norfolk, gent., and Henry Bretten of Felmingham to Thomas Pettus of Norwich in £160: to observe the covenants in an indenture of the same date

12 Dec

 

1573

D231/M/E/5136-5144

Miscellaneous Norfolk estate papers

 

 

D231/M/E/5137

Bond by William Castleton of Morley, Norfolk to Martin Sedley in £100: reciting that, whereas Castleton is lawful parson and incumbent of the church or free chapel of Merkeshall [Markshall] Norfolk, in the gift of Martin Sedley, Castleton is not to resign the church to the Ordinary of the Diocese of Norwich without Sedley's consent

1 Nov

 

1620

D231/M/E/5138

Lease by Sir Thomas Pettus of Rackheath, baronet, to William Tooke of Shreves in the city of Norwich, gent., of a marsh called Bretts Marsh belonging to the towns of Boyton [Beighton] and Moulton, Norfolk, : for 12 years at an annual rent of £80

12 Aug

 

1651

D231/M/E/5139

Receipt for rent at Marketsale [Markshall] Norfolk

5 May

 

1608

D231/M/E/5140-42

Land tax receipts for marshes in Beighton and North Burlingham, Norfolk

 

1704

D231/M/E/5143

Recipt for assessment money for the churchwardens, overseers and constables of Norwich

10 Mar

 

1704/1705

D231/M/E/5144

Land tax receipt for marsh at Beighton

 

1705

D231/M/E/5145

Quantities and yearly values of the lands and tithes in Holstead and Tilton, Leicestershire, giving tenants' names, field names, acreage and rent, together with a letter to William Leeke at Wyneswold

1 Apr

 

1678

D231/M/E/5145-5151

Miscellaneous Leicestershire estate papers

 

 

D231/M/E/5146

Power of attorney by Thomas Bearde of Aylesbury, gent., to Thomas Anynsowe gent., and John Fermor to deliver seisin of a messuage in Ratcliffe Culey, a close, 3½ virgates of land and meadow, part of the Hall Croft and all other lands etc. in Ratcliffe Culey now or late in the tenure or occupation of Thomas Weston to John Parkyns his heirs or assigns

14 Dec

 

1552

D231/M/E/5147

Bond by Thomas Bearde to John Parkyns in £60 : to make a good and sufficient lawful estate in fee simple to Parkyns of a messuage in Ratcliffe Culey, a close, 3½ virgates of land and meadow, part of the Hall Croft and all other lands etc. in Ratcliffe Culey

14 Dec

 

1552

D231/M/E/5148

Lease by Ralph Burton of Lyndley, Leicestershire, to William Lee alias Leigh of Cunnington, Huntingdonshire, of a capital messuage in Higham commonly called the Farm House and four yard lands belonging and closes called Over Alley, Nether Alley, Burrowes Close and two parcels of furres (furrows) one lying in the field next Lyndley, the other containing 12 lands lying together in the new close near Wykin : for 21 years at £10 per annum

20 Oct

 

1606

D231/M/E/5149

Bond by John Smedley of Houghton on the Hill, Leicestershire, to Robert Smalley of Thurnby, Leicestershire, in £240 : to observe all the convenants in an indenture of the same date

12 Aug

 

1673

D231/M/E/5150

Lease for possession (being part of Mary Farmer's marriage settlement) by William Boothby of Marston, Leicestershire, esq., and William Wright of Caldecott, Warwickshire, esq., to John Farmer the younger of Oldbury, Warwickshire, esq., of a messuage, tenement or farmhouse in Croft, Leicestershire, two yards lands of arable, meadow and pasture land in Croft, a parcel of ground in Croft called Marston Leys 9 acres and a quarter part of a yard land of arable, meadow and pasture in Stony Stanton, Leicestershire

13 Sep

 

1722

D231/M/E/5151

Lease by John Farmer of Oldbury, gent., to Thomas Moore of Higham-on-the-Hill, carpenter, of a cottage in Higham in the tenure of Thomas Moore : for 21 years at an annual rent of 30s.

17 May

 

1726

D231/M/E/5152

Ansley Coal: Lease by Samuel Ludford alias Bracebridge of Ansley, Warwickshire, gent., to John Farmer of Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire, gent., in consideration of £46, of all that post work or "broken work" of coal, being the remainder of a coal delph called the Seven Foot Dole in a common called Ansley Common : for 31 years at a peppercorn rent.

30 April

 

1707

D231/M/E/5152-5161

Miscellaneous Warwickshire Estate Papers

 

 

D231/M/E/5153

Ansley Coal: Articles of agreement between Samuel Ludford alias Bracebridge of Ansley Hall, Warwickshire, gent., and John Farmer the younger of Oldbury, by which Ludford has agreed to lease to Farmer for 10 years at an annual rent of £50, all those two ranges or pits of coal called the E11 Dole and the Slate Dole lying on the south side of Ansley Common : if all coal got from the foundation which is now sinking then this demise to determine on six months notice : Farmer permitted to erect inns, reckoning houses, shops, barns or stables, but must be removed within 9 months of the...

 

1721/1723

D231/M/E/5154

Ansley Coal: Lease by Samuel Ludford alias Bracebridge of Ansley, Warwickshire, esq., to John Farmer junior of Oldbury, esq., of a coppice or wood in Ansley standing at the lower end of the grounds of Edward Baker, commonly known as Hill Foot Wood, and several closes being part of a farm in Ansley in the possession of Edward Baker, called Goss Close, Rick Close, Oldbury Close, Broome Close, the Meadow, the Croft, by the house, a cottage now of late in the tenure of Widow Ireland, and also the E11 Coal, Slate Coal and Seven Foot Coal lying in the line leading from Ansley Common to Oldbury...

 

1722/1723

D231/M/E/5155

Four Warwickshire and Leicestershire bonds:

(a) Robert Grene to Richard Broughton of Merevale, Warwickshire, in 100 marks : to fulfil all his obligations concerning the bargain and sale of an estate in Oldbury

(b) Henry Holte of Oldbury to Thomas Parkyns in £8 : to stand by the terms of a page of an indenture of the same date

1 May 1602

(c) Batholomew Lexton of Hinckley and John Swift of Hinckley to Nicholas Rolfe in £160 : to observe the terms of an indenture of the same date

17 Jan 1608/1609

(d) Robert Grene of Oldbury to Robert Holt of Oldbury in £20 : to observe the covenants in an...

 

1568-1609

D231/M/E/5156

Bond by William Jeakes of Arley, yeoman and Thomas Smyth of Arley, husbandman, to Richard Wetherill of Oldbury, gent., in £40 : Jeakes indemnifying Wetherill from all manner of suits, losses and damages that may happen by reason of any demand or challenge made by Lawrence Phipps and Anne his wife relating to two tenements in Shustoke called Bulls tenements

25 Oct

 

1636

D231/M/E/5157

Two copies of a bond by Thomas Neville of Bidminster Somerset and Ralph Hubard of Ansley Warwickshire, to Ralph Farmer of Baddesley Ensor, gent., in £100, Nevill not to leave England without the consent of Farmer, having been granted annuities of £5, issuing from lands in Allesley Warwickshire, and £10 by Farmer

13 Apr

 

1647

D231/M/E/5158

Case paper concerning the rights of a tenant for life : concerning the lease of a coppice, lands and coal by Bracebridge to Farmer

7 Nov

 

1728

D231/M/E/5159

Memorandum by Robert Smalley and Caunt relating to lands in Bushby and Marksfield held in trust for them by William Leeke

 

1684

D231/M/E/5160

Memorandum relating to deeds of land in Badgley (? Baddesley) and Baxterley purchased by Ralph Farmer.

 

no date

D231/M/E/5161

Letter from John Farmer to Bracebridge alias Ludford regarding the coal on Ansley Common

27 Sep

 

1723

D231/M/E/5162

Summary of Arley parish registers 1606 - 1619 and a note on moduses

 

circa 1820

D231/M/E/5162-5174

Papers relating to Arley while R.R. Vaughton, guardian of H.C. Okeover, was Rector

 

 

D231/M/E/5163

Arley tithes - an account of stock agisted

 

circa 1820

D231/M/E/5164

Bundle or Arley tithe receipts

 

1796-1840

D231/M/E/5165

Lidst of moduses claimed in Arley

 

circa 1820

D231/M/E/5166

List of churchwardens at Arley

 

1826

D231/M/E/5167

List of possible witnesses in a dispute

 

circa 1826

D231/M/E/5168

Case paper in the dispute regarding Arley tithes

 

circa 1826

D231/M/E/5169

Deposition of John Clark of Arley farmer regarding Arley moduses

 

1826

D231/M/E/5170

Terrier of farms in Arley

 

circa 1826

D231/M/E/5171-5174

Extracts from Arley parish records

 

circa 1826

D231/M/E/5175

Abstract of title of Thomas Leake to lands and premises in East Leake

 

1659

D231/M/E/5175-5188

Miscellaneous Nottinghamshire estate papers

 

 

D231/M/E/5176

Schedule of all deeds and writings sent by William Leake, esq., to Matthew Jenison involving Trinity College Cambridge lands in Thurgaton, Hoveringham and Flintham

 

1676

D231/M/E/5177

Survey book of part of the Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire estate of the Rt. Hon. [Right Honourable] Scrope Lord Viscount How, Baron of Cleonelly in Barkstone Plunger and Stathern - by farm, giving tenants names, field names, abuttments and acreages, including individuals strips in the open fields

 

circa 1706

D231/M/E/5178

Survey book of part of the Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire estate of the Rt. Hon. [Right Honourable] Scrope Lord Viscount How, Baron of Cleonelly in Langar, Barnstone, Granby and Hose: later additions at the back of a table referring to the map of the manors of Barnstone and Langar and also a survey of timber growing in the two manors giving number of trees, dimensions and value

For copy see CD/385

1706

D231/M/E/5179

Write of seisin by Elizabeth I upon entry sur disseisin en le post of Hilary Term 32 Elizabeth whereby Henry Scrope, Lord Scrope and Margaret his wife are to render without delay to Nicholas Lockwood and William Bowman, gent., the manors of Langar, Barnstone, Statham, Barkstone and Epperstone with appurtenances and 60 messuages, 40 cottages, one water mill, one windmill, 8 dovecotes, 30 gardens, 10 orchards, 2000 a. of land, 1000 a. of meadow, 1000 a. of pasture, 300 a. of wood, 400 a. of furze and heath and £4 rent with appurtenances in Langar, Barnstone, Barkstone and Epperstone

16 Nov

 

1590

D231/M/E/5180

Lease by Lady Annabella Howe, widow, to Sir Scroope Howe of Langar her son and heir apparent, of the capital messuage, mansion or manor house called Langar Castle with yards, gardens etc., Langar Park and closes called Harradine Meadow, West Brigg Leas, Foale Close, Pywive Close, Langar Meadow, Little North Field and Lords Close: for 99 years, if Lady Annabella so long lives, at a peppercorn rent

28 Jul

 

1685

D231/M/E/5181

Bond by Henry Sacheverell of Ratcliffe-on-Soar to Nicholas Nedeham of Kinoulton in £700: Nedeham to peaceably hold the manor of Gotham which Henry Sacheverell the elder purchased of Anthony Samon of Annesley Woodhouse

27 Jul

 

1584

D231/M/E/5182-5183

Bond and counterpart by Nicholas Needham of Clifton, gent., to William St Andrew of Gotham, esq., in £650 to pay £300 on 29 Sep 1612 at Gotham parish church

29 Sep

 

1610

D231/M/E/5184

Copy decree by Charles I against William Willoughby son and heir of Gilbert Willoughby

11 Jan

 

1627

D231/M/E/5185

Agreement between William Cooper of Willoughby husbandman and John Hough of Clements Inn, Middlesex, to convey to John Wadland and John Wither of Clements Inn a messuage or tenement in Willoughby, Nottinghamshire, in the occupation of William Cooper and three yard lands of arable, meadow and pasture land in Willoughby and Wymeswold: to be held to the use of John Hough only until such time as a recovery is levied against him

26 Mar

 

1649

D231/M/E/5186

Bond by Gabriel Armstrong to Elizabeth and Katherine Armstrong in £1700: to observe the convenants in an indenture of the same date

24 Apr

 

1649

D231/M/E/5187

Lease by Cecil Cooper of Thurgaton, esq., and Thomas Hodgson of Newark to William Leeke of Wymeswold of the manors and rectories of Thurgaton, Hoveringham and Flintham lease by Cooper from Trinity College Cambridge for 21 years by lease of 11 Dec 1664

3 Nov

 

1669

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