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Little Ryburgh, Testerton and Stibbard

(1) Grant by Philip de Stiberde to Philip de Pauelia of one acre at Euedelond (no vill named), [early 13th century] (1 parchment)
(2) Grant by Philip de Pauelli to Geoffrey, William, Humphrey and Hugh, wards (alumpni) of John parson of Stibbard and Alice their mother, of a piece of land in the fields of Stibbard, one abutting the croft of Heruald Tille and the other abutting Hegsmedu, [early 13th century] (1 parchment)
(3.) Grant by Philip de Pauely of Little Ryburgh, knight, to Cecily daughter of John de Hastingges, formerly rector of the church of Aylsham (Eylesham), for £50 'quibus me acquietavit Judaismo penel Isaac' of all his land in Stibbard in demesne, services, homages and rents, and similarly all his land in Testerton and in ?Westhun held by service of the eighth part of one knight's fee when scutage happens of 13d. to 20s., to Cecily and then to the heirs of Philip's son Ralph. With warranty against all Christians and Jews [K3.1], [mid 13th century] (1 parchment)
(4) Quitclaim by William son of Roger Makefare of Stibbard to Sir Ralph de Pavely of right in Stibbard with houses, buildings and foldage, rents and escheats [K3.2], [early 13th century] (1 parchment)
(5) Grant by Wiliam Bandenay of Stibbard to Richard de Pavaly of one acre at Longelond in Stibbard near way to Lenwade with foldage formerly of Philip Coning, William's grandfather, viz a quarter part of one fold, three halfpence annual rent that Walter Fulcher paid for 1a. 1r. in Stibbard and a further one penny annual rent there owed by Sir Richard for one acre there. Sir Walter de Grantcurt a witness, [late 13th century] (1 parchment)
(6) Grant by William Baundeney to Ralph son of Ralph de Paveli of a piece of land at Longelond in the fields of Stibbard [K3.6], [late 13th century] (1 parchment)
(7) Grant by (?)Rucwara femina of Geoffrey de Fonte of Stibbard to Geoffrey, William, Humphrey, Hugh and Henry, alumpni (wards) of John parson of Stibbard and Alice their mother, of a piece of land that Matilda her mother gave to Geoffrey her husband in free marriage, lying in Hehage near the land of Edee the widow of Stibbard and near the bruery [K3.7], [early 13th century] (1 parchment)
(8) Quitclaim by Ralph ad Eclesiam of Godwick to John de Pauely of all the tenements he held of him in Stibbard by gift of Ralph de Pauely his father and that were formerly Ralph Makefares, in messuages, arable lands, rents, services, customs, herbages, meadows, feedings, common pastures, foldages, ways, paths, profits and all other liberties and appurtenances belonging, [late 13th century] (1 parchment)
(9) Grant by Geoffrey son of Ralph Attewelle of Stibbard to Simon son of Edde de Dunham of a messuage with buildings and trees with croft belonging, had by gift of Ralph his father, the messuage abutting the common pasture and the croft lying between lands of William his brother, [mid-late 13th century] (1 parchment)
(10) Grant by Peter Attehoghaghe of Stibbard of a piece of land at Bromlond in the field of Stibbard, with clause not to regrant to religious house, [mid-late 13th century] (1 parchment)
(11) Grant by John de Pavely to John Chaplain, son of Ralph the baker, of a piece of land at Wellecroft in Stibbard near the common pasture, not to regrant to religious house or Jews. Witnesses include Sir William de Grancurt and Sir Walter his son, [late 13th century] (1 parchment)
(12) Grant by Ralph ad Ecclesiam of Godwick to Richard son of Ralph de Pavely of Little Ryburgh of a messuage with croft and three pieces of land and one foldsoke in Stibbard, one at Wro and one at Lytelhowe, and 3s yearly rent, [late 13th century] (1 parchment)
(13) Grant by Roger Cowing of Little Ryburgh and Alice daughter of Ralph the clerk, his wife, to Richard de Pauely of Little Ryburgh to a piece of land at Seggemere in Stibbard 'que Iacet pro tribus rodis', abutting Wygate and the way from Little Ryburgh to Stibbard, [mid-late 13th century] (1 parchment)
(14) Grant by Richard son of Richard le Rous of Great Raynham to Matilda, Alice and Katherine, his daughters, for term of their lives, of a messuage with buildings in Testerton with woods or bushes, rents both free and customary, and all his custumars and customs in the fields of Stibbard and Testerton and the advowson of the church of Testerton. If one marries the property to remain to the others. Sir Thomas de Hauuill witness. Raynham. 27 Oct 1308 (1 parchment)
(15) Grant by Peter Attehalleyate, chaplain of Stibbard, to John de Grene of same and Margaret his wife, of a piece of land in the field of Stibbard at Har'croftes., 4 May 1315 (1 parchment)
(16) Grant by Henry King of Stibbard to Sir William de Grene, chaplain, of a messuage in Stibbard with closes and crofts adjoining and dower of Agnes his mother on same when it falls due, 9 May 1315 (1 parchment)
(17) Grant by Reginald son of William de Stibard to William de Pavely of Little Ryburgh and Alice his wife of 2d. yearly rent from certain tenements in the field of Stibbard at Wades sty and near the way to le Howe, 26 May 1318 (1 parchment)
(18) Grant by Simon de Binham, perpetual vicar of Little Ryburgh, to Alice formerly wife of William Pavely of Ryburgh of all lands and tenements in the vill and fields of Stibbard of the gift of the said William, with villeins with their sequel, lands and chattels, the services of free men, reliefs, wards and escheats, to remain after her death to William's heirs. Sir Robert de Burginun and Sir Thomas de Scnytertun among witnesses [K3.18], 5 Mar 1339 (1 parchment)
(19) Grant by Ralph Fysher of Stibbard to Nicholas (?)Dousyn of [-] (illegible) and Agnes daughter of Peter de Aula of Stibbard of a piece of arable land in the field of Stibbard, 1333-1334 (1 parchment)
(20) Grant by Peter de Aula to Eustace his son, chaplain, and his brother Reginald, of all lands and tenements had by gift of William his (grantor's) father in vills of Stibbard and Little Ryburgh with a messuage with houses, trees and rents with three acres of arable land and two pieces of meadow lying in the fields of Stibbard, 14 Mar 1334 (1 parchment)
(21) Grant by William son of Richard atte Grene of Stibbard, chaplain, to Sir William son of John atte Grene of Stibbard, chaplain, of messuage with croft adjoining with one toft and ten pieces of land and two of meadow in Stibbard, the messuage lying near a path leading to Stibbard church and the croft near the common pasture and the lands in the cultura called Yerlussawe, and near Wodefurlong, le Ryde de Fulmodeston, le Wro, Northcroft, the way before the parson's gate, Eluelond and Falleyat, and the meadow at Becrowe and Wilw medwe, 11 Mar 1342 (1 parchment)
(22) Grant by John son of Adam le Wayte of Stibbard and Margaret his wife to John atte Grene junior of Stibbard, chaplain, of messuage with croft adjoining and a piece of land in Stibbard formerly of Alice Aubry, lying near Stunniscroft, 23 Apr 1349 (1 parchment)
(23) [Grant by] Thomas [-] of [-]pensport to [? Robert] [? Hegrine] [and] Walter Varyn of Stibbard of [-] in the field of Stibbard in Honcotismer' furlong, ? 3 Mar 1391 (1 parchment)
(24) Grant by Sir William Grene, rector of the church of Stibbard, and Margaret his wife, to John atte Grene and Richard Tyce of same to John Dobbys of Stibbard and John Robynns of same of 12a. arable land in the vill and fields of Stibbard lying partly near the heath, 7 Dec 1399 (1 parchment)
(25) Grant by John de Berneye of Stibbard to Philip Dobbus senior of same, Thomas Dobbus and John Dobbus junior of one rood of land in Stibbard and service and 16d. yearly rent from lands held by John Pauly, Robert Ashefelde, John Prikkere, William Walberd, John Symond, John Capel and William atte Heyhaghe, 1 Mar 1401 (1 parchment)
(26, 27) Two parts of tripartite indenture of grant by Richard Tyce of Stibbard to John Dobbus senior of same, Thomas Dobbus and John Dobbus junior of Stibbard sons of John Dobbus deceased of pieces of land of 13a. 1r. and 3r. partly near the common, had from John de Berneye and William Grene, deceased parson of the church of Stibbard [K3.25], 29 Feb 1401 (1 parchment)
(28) Grant by Thomas Heyhaugh to Richard Creydere of Kettlestone, Mathew Jurdan of Stibbard and Alice his wife of 1a. 1r. free land in the field of Stibbard, 5 Oct 1413 (1 parchment)
(29) Grant by Thomas Atheyhawe of Stibbard to Mathew Jurdon and Alice his wife of 3r. free land at Zorlsawe in Stibbard [K2.28], 3 June 1414 (1 parchment)
(30) Copy of inspeximus of letters of proceedings in king's bench against Sir William Oldhalle on a matter touching the king's person, 11 July 1455 (2 paper sheets)
(31) Quitclaim by John Heydon to John Eyr, clerk, and John Capel, of right in four pieces of arable land in the field of Stibbard and 16 pence yearly rent from divers lands and tenements in Stibbard, had with John Wryght of Testerton and Richard Jagges of Stibbard from John and Thomas Dobbes both of Stibbard, 6 Apr 1464 (1 parchment)
(32) Indenture, in English, between Sir George Nevill, Lord Bergevenny, and Margaret his wife, daughter of Hugh of Fenne, and Roger Touneshend, serjeant at law, for production of records of property lately purchased from them, 8 Feb 1480 (1 paper)
(33) Draft quitclaim by Hugh Everard, skinner of London, to Roger Touneshend, serjeant at law, 'and AB' of right in the manor of Reppes and Pavelenes in Little Ryburgh with appurtenances there and in Stibbard, Guist and adjacent vills formerly John Pavely's, [15th century] (1 paper)
(34) Exemplification of suit at Westminster whereby Roger Touneshend impleaded George Nevyll knight of Bergevenny and Margaret concerning the manors of Little Ryburgh, Stibbard and Guist and the advowson of Stibbard with appurtenances in those vills and in Wood Norton, Fulmodeston, Guist, Bale and Gunthorpe, citing pleading of unjust disseisin brought by Hugh atte Fen in king's bench in trinity term 1478 adjourned because of non-appearance of witness Stephen Mayner, clerk [K3.64], 11 July 1478 (paper)
(35) Grant by John Scony, husbandman of Cawston, and wife Cecily daughter of Richard Jagges of Stibbard, to Roger Touneshend knight, of lands and tenements in closes and arable and pasture, until Touneshend is paid arrears, he meanwhile to pay yearly for every acre as the custom is in Stibbard lordship. The property comprised 5 acres in Heyhows Close (including dykes), 5a. arable abutting Stibbard common, Lyttyl Close containing 3a., pightle called Mellys Zerd containing 1a., 37a. arable and pasture belonging to the manor of Wychingham and 5a. arable called Whight ollond. 7 Jan 1489 (1 indented paper)
(36) Lease by Tounyshend to William Capell of Stibbard of the lands and tenements seised of said William in Lady Tounyshend's days, to hold until Michaelmas next [K3.80], 20 Apr 1501 (1 indented paper)
(37) Bargain and sale by John and Cecily Scony to Roger Touneshend esq. of lands, tenements, rents, services, closes and foldages lately Jagges', with covenant to levy fine, 12 Oct 1499 (1 indented paper)
(38, 39) Final concord between same parties re 50a. land, 20a. pasture and liberty of one fold to pasture 300 sheep in Stibbard, 18 Nov 1501 (1 parchment, with counterpart)
(40) Exemplification of lawsuit brought by Thomas Bowman and Augusten Ryve against Eleanor Towneshend about the status of Stibbard as a quillett or hamlet of Fakenham and ownership of heathland in Stibbard, [c 1567] (1 damaged parchment)
(41) Exemplification from the duchy of Lancaster chamber citing bill of complaint brought by [-] Danyell, Bowman, Ryve and others against Eleanor Towneshend about the status of waste ground in Stibbard, 5 Dec 1567 (1 damaged parchment)
Includes deeds endorsed 'Recept' de abbato de W'.

Bundle of papers of and letters to Sir Charles Harbord and his sons relating to the financial affairs of their kinsmen Simon and Charles Britiffe of Cley

Includes bonds and undertakings for repayment of debts to various persons entered into by Simon Britiffe 1665-1674, account and letter relating to Iceland voyages and 'adventure' of 5,000 fish and relating to settlement and letting of the Cley estate save the saltworks 1659, letter describing the production of white salt 1669, letter from Philip Harbord mentioning his wife's proposed visit to Bath 1673, bill of sale of goods and stock at Cley 1676, with inventory, leases of Cley foldcourse and bills of sale of sheep therein 1677-1680, Cley shepherd's account 1679 and accounts relating to wool, sheep etc, oredr by Charles Britiffe for removal of his books with list 1681, copy letter describing sea breaches at Cley and saving of saltworks 1683, accounts for banking and estate work there 1681-1683, particular of stock, corn etc there 1681, schedules of writings relating to the Cley estate 1685, letter relating to building of a barn 1685, undated Case and Opinion relating to the recovery of debt from the Britiffes.

Letters to John Harbord from Francis Negus, James Heriott, William Thursby, the Duke of Norfolk, William Lonqueville, J(onas) Rolfe, John Berett and Robert Smith

Relate to the sale of the Duke of Norfolk's estates in Yorkshire and Norfolk and especially the sale of Hanworth to Harbord. Negus also refers to the loyal Associations, Sir Edward Sampson's opposition to them, and the Dauphin buying horses at Newmarket and a draft from Harbord invites the Duke to Hunt at Gunton and refers to fitting up his room 1696-1702. With part of will of John Jermy of Bury St Edmunds dated 1662, grant by the Duke of the next presentation to the benefice of Colby 1697, valor of the Duke's estate at Sheringham 1695, and receipt acknowledged by Rolfe of £10 subscription towards defence of suit brought against him as undersheriff by the Duchy of Lancaster 1701.

Letters from the Hon. Edward Harbord (at Eton) to his father, Lord Suffield [1st Lord] (at Gunton House, Norfolk, and Albemarle Street)

Re school life, Dr Langford, Dame Tyrell, sisters Louisa and 'Kitty' [?Catherine], 'I am well and have not been flogged yet' [Bacon p. 5]; re brother [The Hon. William Assheton Harbord] and wife, Windsor Fair, school life, threatened with a 'tickling [by] Doctor', family and animals; re school life, his 'tickling', now called an 'Etonian', Gunton pike fishing, 'old John Booth', health; re father's coming visit to Eton, arrangements for family; re tutor (Evans), Dr Langford, brother William, her 'Ladyship [being] brought to bed'; re [?subject], drama activities, fellow pupil 'pig Pelham', caricature of Pitt and Fox as pigs, 'poor old Totty' [?], [?subject] [Bacon p. 6]; re his behaviour, Mrs Bishop and cats, Totty, new lodging; re mother's letter, present of game, lodging, tutor, new form, Dr Heath, new rooms finished at Gunton; re his Dame, Kitty, Mrs Blackman, bonfire night and fireworks, holidays; re efforts to 'win remove', breaking-up, Vause, writer's love poetry; re promotion to Upper Remove (4th form), school life, writer flogging boys; re journey via (Thetford) to Eton, horses, worry over robbery; re family illnesses, floods, present of game, gift of hares to Dame, F. Lamb and William Howard, high jumping; re family affairs, studies, school life; safe return 'without being robbed yesterday', soldiers in Hyde park, Vause and floggings; re mumps, 'Montem', arrangements for family; re mumps, food, tutor, comparison of steel and quill pens [Bacon pp. 8-9]; re mumps, 'Montem', arrangements, tutor, recovery from mumps; re 'Montem,' [Bacon p. 10]; re 'Montem' [Bacon p. 11] re father's gout, annoyance with headmaster (Heath),'Montem' arrangements [Bacon p. 11]; re father's gift of watch, family (only ladies) at 'Montem', extra fagging; re dental problems; re shooting of brother (Lord Charles) by Lord Frederick Townshend, tooth, Harbord's brother and his wife; re '[winning of] remove', 'not robbed', busy roads, cricket, 'Mr Townshend's business', watch; re school life, 5th form, cricket, Norfolk floods, swimming lessons, Pelham, Lord Brooke, [William] Howard and brother, tooth, Sir George Chad's visit; re invitation to father to stay, Hinde looking after Harbord, cricket, Pelham, boating, swimming; re Hinde, swimming, cricket match against Westminster, rowing, Evans [Bacon pp.11-12]: re holidays, Eton-Westminster cricket match, tutor's letter to father; re threat of expulsion for Etonians attending cricket match, writer to tell story in chaise, aftermath of boys' actions, looking forward to Gunton fishing, 'old Totty'.

Edward Harbord; 1781-1835; 3rd Baron Suffield, politician

Letters to and from the Hon. Edward Harbord (including draft replies)

From: [J] Erskine (London) re reference for coachman, William Benham, seeking stable job. 16 Nov 1810: Harbord (at Hill St.) to [?] Churchill (Grosvenor Street) re attendance at Fisheries Bill Committee and unwillingness to support Churchill on this, Lord Walpole also opposed. 7 April 1811: Churchill's reply re misunderstanding by Harbord , not being asked to support cause that he (Harbord) does not support, mentions Lord Walpole. 7 April 1811: re Fisheries Bill, Harbord opposed? 8 April 1811: Suffield [2nd Lord] re Mrs Harbord's birthday, executors' meeting re father's will. 12 Dec 1811: (at Blickling) expressing need for family affairs to go to Chancery and for executors' meeting. 13 Jan 1812: re Sir George Chad and executors' meeting, Chancery. 19 Jan 1812: re bill to build navigable canal from Wayford Bridge to Antingham, committee, benefits, canal's extension to Antingham, new home. 14 March 1812: Sir George Chad (Thursford Hall, Norfolk) to Harbord (Coulson's Hotel, Bond Street) re writer's being granted power of attorney by Suffield for sale of stock, complications, hopes Harbord will enter Commons, family matters. 22 Feb 1812 [Bacon p. 41): re illness of Harbord's son 'little Edward' [?], writer's supposed resentment of Suffield retracted. 22 Feb 1812: Thomas Lockwood (Dan y Graig, Swansea) to Harbord (Came House, Dorchester, Dorset) re Briton Ferry Estate and late Lord Vernon's (George, 2nd Lord) leases. 8 Jan 1813: W. Churchill (Agent-Wimborne, E. Dorset) to Harbord (at Came House) re West Lodge, Bloxworth, Hants. and hunting. 3 Jan 1814; re Harbord's declining West Lodge as tenant 'we are all anxious to keep you among us', cold weather. 14 Jan 1814: Harbord (Vernon House) to Lord Orford [Horatio, 3rd Lord Walpole of Wolterton, 5th Lord Walpole of Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford 11] re tenancy of Islington House, son ill, staying in London. 20 Feb 1814: S. Humphreys (Chester) to Harbord (Vernon House) re claims of John Robotham on property. March 1814: Richard Prichard (Langham Parsonage, Norfolk) to Harbord (Vernon House) re Oxford University parliamentary candidate, Lord Vernon's patronage, mentions [?] Wyndham (neighbour), application for [?] Bathurst (not incumbent). 3 June 1814: H.A. Broughton (Solicitor-Marlborough Sreet) to Harbord (at Albion House, Ramsgate, Kent) re Lord Vernon's estate, Harbord executor, including copy letter from Henry Smith (Gwernllwynchwith, [W. Glam.] (10 Aug). 22 Aug 1814; re [Sir Samuel] Romilly 'retained', Harbord's counsel for life. 11 May 1815; re court case, Lord Ellenborough's support of Harbord's cause [?], likely result in favour of leases, tenants' test case, Mr Justice Bailley. 31 Oct 1816: Printed circular from Co. Sir John Wodehouse (Grand Jury Chamber) to Harbord (at Ramsgate) re proposal to erect statue to Nelson. Oct 1814: sub-bundle:- 1) Lord Jersey [5th Earl) to C.B. Wollaston re title deeds of Briton Ferry Estate (June 1814): 2) Jersey (Berkley Sreet) to Harbord re Harbord's possible purchase of Briton Ferry Estate: 3) Harbord's reply (Vernon House) rejecting offer: 4) Jersey's reply (at Newmarket, W. Suffolk) re Briton Ferry Estate: 23-25 April 1815: J.G. Harris to Harbord (Uddens House, Ringwood, Hants.) re Uddens cellar wine and cost, writer's appointment as Deputy Judge Advocate to the Forces; (at Army Headquarters, Paris) re Harbord's renting of Uddens, events in France; re wine, Paris balls given by Duke [of Wellington] and Lady Castlereagh, review of English Army and French National Guard, King's Tuileries speech, other Paris events; re wine accounts and wine shares, Marshall Ney, Treaty of Chaumont, King and Ministry: Aug-Nov 1815: A. Buckton (London) to Habord (Uddens House) re repair of seal. 7 Aug 1815: James White (Ringwood) to Harbord [Uddens House] re Harbord's laboratory experiments and problems; re writer's invention for blowing fires in iron foundries and enclosing diagram: Aug 1815: William Hawes (Strand) to Harbord (Mudeford, Christchurch, Hants.) re cost of game-keepers' bugles, request for game. 3 Oct 1815: Revd Edward T.S. Hornby (Warrington, S.W. Lancs) to Harbord (at Blickling) re his recommending Revd Joshua Horton (sic) [Horchoyd, Yorks.?] to Middleton living in gift of [Dowager] Lady Suffield, request for Harbord's support, Horton family, Harbord's former kindness to writer. Jan 1816: Lord Ilchester [3rd Earl] (Melbury Park, Dorset) re writer's buying Portland sheep for Harbord. 11 Sept 1816: H. Baring (Ringwood) to Harbord (Henbury House) re shooting wager. 17 Dec 1816: Robert Evans (Everton, S.W. Lancs.) to Harbord (Henbury House) re writer's wife's death, pupils sent home due to typhus, question of Harbord's 'renewing parliamentary interest'. 29 Dec 1817: also including:- Dr Edward Jenner to [H] Collins (copy letter) re smallpox vaccination. 25 Aug 1810: Pamphlet on Cowes Yacht Club, list of names incl. C.A. Pelham. 1814: Leaflet on 'Game Preserves Scheme' sent to Suffield [2nd Lord]. April 1816: Leaflet entitled 'Dunkin's patent anglometer'. nd.

Marked '1810 to 1817 no. 6 examined and scheduled by R.M. Bacon'.

Henry Bathurst; 1744-1837; clergyman and Bishop of Norwich

Letters to Lord Suffield

From: Samuel Bamford (Middleton) re destruction of property belonging to Spitalfields silk weavers by workers, lists advantages of industry's removal to Middleton. 6 Aug: John Spencer Stanhope (Holkham) re enclosed letter from Lord Ribblesdale (not encl.), negotiations with same, writer's wife's pregnancy; re enclosed letter from Lord Ribblesdale concerning wild cattle [Bacon p. 286] and enclosing Lord Ribblesdale [2nd Lord] (Parlington Park, Yorks., W.R.) to Stanhope re Suffield's white cattle, cross breeding, colour [Bacon p. 286]: Nov-Dec: T.H. Batcheler (Gt. Yarmouth) re Suffield's purchase of Horstead Estate. 21 Nov [Bacon p. 285]: 1829: J.P. Jones (North Bovey Rectory, Exeter) to Suffield re 'open courts' and press reporting, benefits. 21 Jan: William Tooke (Russell Square) re Suffield's financial contributions to charities, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Suffield's 'enforced residence in the country due to agricultural disturbances', previous good relations between landlords and tenants, Mendicity Society activities, comments on parochial charity and its misapplication, Houseless Society, Asylums-activities, Irish percentage of needy, chimney sweeps, mentions Agar Ellis PM as main supporter, 'London University … proceeds slowly but surely', liberal public apathetic to it, especially dissenters and Catholics, their ingratitude, writer's nephew's death. 23 Feb: Edmund Wodehouse MP (St James's Square) re his Bill to rate owners of small houses instead of occupiers, Poor Rates, wages of agricultural labourers, wages and relief, wages and prices, lessons from French Revolution, farm produce prices. 5 March: Lord Dacre re health, attending Lords, Forgery Bill, proxies no use in committee. 27 June: (at Chesterfield Street) re notification to Suffield if needs to attend[?], mentions Peel, Regency discussions. 30 June: re his voting against Thetford Bill, Address of Grant Jury, thoughts on political scene, need for Duke of Wellington to include in ranks 'men of business and discretion', view on Commons division on settlement of civil list, mentions Brougham, William IV, wants rams from Coke. July: Lord Albemarle (Quidenham Hall) re suitable course of action and readiness, gratitude for Suffield's help over son [Edward George Keppel]. Aug 10; re general agreement between himself and Suffield except on Edmund Wodehouse, Wodehouse case represents 'severe warning to any Tory disposed to liberal principles', county politics, candidate question, rules out Sir Jacon Astley, but Beauchamp [Proctor] likely choice, problems over son [E. George Keppel], Suffield and writer in disagreement on latter's nominations. 12 Aug [Bacon p. 312]; re election celebrations at Corn Exchange, not in agreement, reasons for non-attendance at dinner. 14 Sept: The Hon. Edward George Keppel (Quidenham Hall) re Suffield's interest in him. 18 Aug: T.W.Coke (Holkham Hall) re [subject illegible]. 13 Sept 1830; re [building of bridge, new county paper]. 13 Sept 1830; re county petition [parliamentary reform], invitation to Gunton, Holkham accounts, pheasants, opinion on Norfolk traders. 17 June 1831: J. Townshend (Yarrow, Elmham, Norfolk) re Suffield as an active magistrate, prisoners. 27 Oct:
Correspondence from Lord Melbourne [2nd Viscount-Home Sec.] to Suffield on agricultural protests dated Nov-Dec 1830:- Melbourne (Home Office) agreeing with what Suffield proposes but need to take care what does with arms, 'I have a good deal exceeded my power' but considered emergency required it, 'for God's sake be careful with them' (marked 'secret and confidential' and written in Lord Melbourne's hand). 28 Nov; re arms, reprimand, Suffield not to distribute them amongst magistrates, advises giving them to Militia Depot (marked 'private' and in Melbourne's hand). 29 Nov; re sending of arms and ammunition from Harwich to Norwich, mentions Dean of Norwich. 2 Dec, [Bacon p.330]; expresses gratitude to Suffield for efforts to promote peace. 3 Dec; re Suffield's letter, penalties on those refusing to be sworn in as special constables, farmers' actions, considers Suffield's proposal to discontinue use of saw mills represents capitulation. 5 Dec; expressing approval of Suffield's measures in restoring peace and arresting machine breakers (6 Dec 1830) and enclosing printed circular - 'Instructions for heads of sections, swearing-in of special constables and riot procedure and conduct'; re special constables and law enforcement. 9 Dec:
Col. Sir John Wodehouse (Norwich) re agricultural disturbances, appointment of Special Constables, thanks Suffield for his services. 6 Dec; (Witton) re arms ordered, conduct of Felmingham labourers, 'distressing business', meeting of Smallburgh hundreds. 11 Dec; re Thetford question, Address sent to Lord Chancellor (his predecessor in agreement), mentions Lushington, Lord Brougham. 26 Dec: William Howe Windham (Felbrigg) re frequent non-agreement on magesterial issues between self and Suffield, expects mutual agreement on need to suppress 'Allens' lodging at Cromer, efforts to catch incendiaries and put them in Walsingham Gaol (especially John Brown and 2 black accomplices), need for parish constables to search premises 3 times daily for suspicious characters. 21 Dec: [John] Weyland (Woodrising, Attleborough, Norfolk) re trials of rioters and 'ordinary prisoners' at next Quarter Sessions, time pressures, proposals, employment of agricultural labourers, allotments to cottagers. 27 Dec: also including:- [Thomas] Thornton (Great Surrey Street) to R.M. Bacon re Suffield's plan, allotting of estate land to cottagers, writer's review of agricultural schemes for benefit of poor, list of questions concerning land, rents, quality et al.. 10 Dec: 1830: also including:- Facsimile statement by Lord Brougham and other shareholders of London University (incl. Suffield) following a supplemental issue of shares to provide additional accommodation (nd) and enclosing copy letter from Brougham. 23 July 1829: Bacon's list marked 'schedule no.14'.

Marked 'used'.

Stephen Lushington; 1782-1808; civil and ecclesiastical lawyer, politician; Watford, Hertfordshire, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Letters to and from Lord Suffield (including draft replies) and associated correspondence

Enclosed together:- from: 1) J.W. Dowson (Norwich) to R.M. Bacon (Costessey) re proposal-annuity payable to family of I.G. Burke, his release from partnership in firm, Burke and Kinnebrook: 2) Bacon's reply re I.G. Burke: 3) J. Barwell (Norwich) re acting as security for Burke's annuity and Miss Rose Bacon's legacy: Dec 1825-Jan 1826:
Correspondence between William Hase (Saxthorpe) and Suffield dated Sept 1825-Jan 1826: Hase re Suffield's letter of 22 Sept [1825], his treatment by Suffield, terms of payment, writer-builder of Gunton sawmill, considers it 'superlative', gangway problem, mentions Booth, requests payment for work done (18 Jan 1826) and enclosing H.A. Broughton (Solicitor-Great Marlborough Street) to Hase copy letter re work agreement. 28 July 1825: Hase re his treatment by Suffield, Overstrand work, requests interview. Jan 29 1826:
Revd J. Brown (Norwich) re conviction of boy aged 10, background, mentions Temple Frere, 23 Jan 1826; re Refuge for the Destitute, convicts due for transportation, relations of prison chaplain with inmates, prison discipline. 27 Jan 1826: John Patteson (Norwich) re question of a copy by a Mr Gooch of 1st Lord Suffield's portrait hanging in St Andrew's Hall. 12 Feb 1826: Philip Hardwick (Rupert Sq.) to H.A. Broughton copy letter re re-valuation of Vernon House. 20 March 1826: Charles James Blomfield (Bishop of Chester, London) re Middleton Church and churchyard. 25 May 1826: Edmund Wodehouse (Norwich) re enclosed, destitute state of North Walsham attorney (Chalker), allegedly wronged by tenant of Suffield's at Frettenham (10 Sept) and enclosing J. Robinson (Blackheath, Kent) to Wodehouse re same. 6 Sept 1826: H.L. Smith (Southam, Warwickshire) re enclosed , medical care of sick poor (21 Sept) and enclosing report of committee meeting of Southam Eye and Ear Infirmary (6 July 1826): Royal National Institution for the Preservation of Lives from Shipwreck - printed circular re life boats. 13 Nov 1826: Samuel Bamford (Middleton) re Middleton Mechanics Institute (MMI) library and vetting of titles by Suffield, [Theophilus] Smith's allowing Bamford to select and take home pictures. 15 Nov 1826: Suffield's reply re Bamford's letter, Suffield's annoyance over financial state of MMI, wishes to withdraw support. 20 Nov 1826: J. Postle (Colney) re County Meeting called to discuss superintending of District Surveyors of Highways, commutation of statute labour for money, 'county business' conducted behind 'closed doors', hopes Lords Suffield and Albemarle will present petition to Lords, writer has named Suffield as Chairman of 'Committee on Closed Doors', list of names. 20 Nov 1826: Lord Lynedoch [1st Lord] (Cosgrave Priory, Stony Stratford, Bucks.) re enclosed letter from steward of Annandale [Scotland] estates about white polled cattle, [subject?]. (25 Nov 1826) and enclosing Sir William Hope to Suffield re cattle breed-probably extinct, Suffield's letter forwarded to estate Factor, attempt to obtain cattle. 24 March 1826: sub-bundle:- 1) Suffield to Capt. Southey re his claim on wrecked boat at Cromer: 2) Southey (Gimingham House) re forwarding of Suffield's letter to Customs in London: Nov 1826: sub-bundle:- 1) R.M. Dean (Chairman-Board of Customs) re Suffield's involvement as Lord of the Manor with boat seizure, account of boat, unnamed so Crown's right dominates: 1) Lord Liverpool (Prime Minister-P.M.'s Office) referring to (1), assumes Suffield has no wish to claim boat under circumstances: 3) Suffield's reply re his own misunderstanding: Dec 1826: Edward [Hedley] re prison rules, treatment of prisoners, [?] Johnson (prison governor). 21 Dec 1826: Nathaniel Bolinbroke (Alderman-Norwich) expressing gratitude for game, also re cooling in relations between [William] Smith MP and [R.H.] Gurney before June 1826 parliamentary election, Blue and Whites' behaviour, Whigs' indebtedness to Smith, affirms own voting integrity, Gurney's gifts of game, but regrets none received from Coke after years of support from writer, Lord Albermarle's generosity. 23 Dec 1826.

Marked 'no.10 examined and scheduled by R.M. Bacon'.

Thomas William Coke; 1752-1842; 1st Earl of Leicester, agriculturalist

Letters to and from Lord Suffield (including draft replies)

From: Revd J. Brown (Norwich) re poaching and its cause, prisoner's accounts, receivers' network. 1 Feb; re present state of prison discipline, problems caused by accommodating influx of rioters, writer's talks with rioters, criticism of farmers' attitudes and actions - 'at bottom of all the mischief' and against 'peasantry' and 'landlords', rents and tithes, Thoresby (Lincs.) living. 14 Dec: Lord Dacre (Chesterfield Street) re Suffield's address to Quarter Sessions, condition of poor, agricultural distress, parish allotments [Bacon p. 308] re Suffield's charge, writer's illness, George IV and 'Mrs Kent' [Bacon pp. 308-9]: March-May : James Temple (Bradfield, Norfolk) expressing gratitude to Suffield for help with Antingham School. 13 April: enclosed together:- 1) G. Mason (Committee Secretary-Norfolk foxhunting club-East Dereham, Norfolk) re possible membership of Suffield [Bacon p. 311]: 2) Suffield's reply re preservation of foxes in Gunton area, reasons for opposition [Bacon p. 311]: April: Sir George Walpole (Larlingford, Norfolk) re Suffield's 'charge' [to March Quarter Sessions], Poor Law. 6 June [Bacon p. 309]: H. Townsend (College of Arms) re arms to be flown on yacht, Suffield's armorial bearings. 17 June: John Fleming [?] re Suffield's 'charge', writer's Bill on agricultural distress in Commons, old fellow Etonians, allotments for poor. 25 June: Edmund Wodehouse (Thorpe Market, Norfolk) re candidacy of Sir William Folkes. 28 July [Bacon p. 313]: Suffield to T.W. Coke re Swanton Mills bridge, Aylsham to Dereham Turnpike, third County newspaper, why opposed, next meeting of parliament and its interference with shooting. 8 Sept: Lord Ribblesdale (Gisburn Park, Yorks., W.R.) to J. Spencer Stanhope re possibility of cattle-cross with Suffield's cattle. 14 Nov [Bacon p. 286]: Lord Melbourne (Home Office) re Suffield's letter, approval of action taken, Suffield's responsibility for arms issued by Ordnance Dept. 6 Dec [Bacon p. 332]: G. Pellew re rioting of agricultural labourers, gratitude to Suffield, garrison, arms, locations of trouble. 8 Dec [Bacon pp. 331-2]: Printed circular (29 Nov) signed by William Postle re wages, reduction of rents, tithes and Suffield's reply to Postle (King's Arms, North Walsham) re enclosure, agricultural labourers' wages, tenants' rents. 13 Dec [Bacon p. 333].

Thomas William Coke; 1752-1842; 1st Earl of Leicester, agriculturalist

Letters to Lord Suffield

Anne De Blanchy, Bath, following death of her husband; Lord Grey seeking Lord Suffield's attendance because of important parliamentary business; Thomas Pendleton, Islington, seeking nomination as a student at the new school of medicine in the new London University; Lord Braybrooke acknowledging receipt of horned owl for his son's collection; John Tennant re petition from Wells, Norfolk, dessenters; J.G. Wigg Junior enclosing copy petition of King's Lynn Dissenters requiring civil registration and against church rates, and W.F. Poile, a King's Lynn minister, re same; John Richardson re petition from Hundred of South Erpingham for repeal of the malt tax and re the Poor Law Bill; Henry Aggs, Norwich, re affairs of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, enclosing prospectus; Henry Sandford, Cromer, re life boat; the Revd John Thomas Becker, Southwell, enclosing prospectus of his pamphlet 'The Antipaper System'; Berkley Westropp, Secretary of the Royal Humane Society; George Stephen enclosing scheme for formation of a Masters' Union; W. Simpson, town clerk of Norwich, enclosing report on Flint's Charity land at Antingham; John T. Barry enclosing outline of proposed criminal law reforms; W.J. Byam of the North West London Self Supporting Dispensary asking Suffield to be a vice-persident; John Baker, Mundesley, seeking appointment as a tithe valuer; Mr Robertson sending key to Park Square and Crescent Gardens; Thomas Pringle, seeking recommendation of his book; Robert Stokes seeking appointment to office under the Poor Law Bill; Robert Grund, Bury, Lancashire, on Beer Sale Bill; Henry B. Burlowe, on Lady Suffield's health and seeking letters of introduction for journey to France and Italy; Thomas Brutton seeking governorship of the New Westminster Prinson; Robert Orris, Hindringham, seeking appointment as Assistant Poor Law Commissioner; T.W. Coke; J. Weyland, Wood Rising, repair of Norwich Castle; Edmunds re placing Mr. Harbord on the Commission of the Peace; Lord Gurney, tenancy of Lord Suffield's (town) house; Robert Capeman, Aylsham; J.J. Gurney, Edward Harbord's speech, J.H. Copper, Whitehall, re correspondence of George Brackenberry; J. Brotherton, Salford, seeking Suffield's interest for G.W. Wood in the South Lancashire Division and re Cobbett's party at Manchester; the Duke of Grafton re his son's candidacy at Bury.

Marked 'No 18 Examined and scheduled R.M. Bacon'

Thomas William Coke; 1752-1842; 1st Earl of Leicester, agriculturalist

Menagerie drawings

Includes drawings, and sketches created by George Clayton Eaton following his visits to see Hylton's and Wombwell's travelling menageries when they appeared in Norwich. Also includes music created and composed by Thomas Damant Eaton.

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