File BL/DX 1/2 - Extract from proven will of Thomas Dixon of Islington, 1703 [formerly KK.5]

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BL/DX 1/2


Extract from proven will of Thomas Dixon of Islington, 1703 [formerly KK.5]


  • 1747 (Creation)

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1 paper

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(fl 1749-1764)

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Lord Coleraine died in 1749 leaving his estates to his illegitimate daughter, Henrietta du Plessis who was born in Italy in 1745. A lengthy lawsuit ensued and Thomas Francis was appointed receiver. Gout frequently prevented him from coming to Norfolk and Dixon continued to act as steward.

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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


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Formerly BL (20) 5.

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