Fonds AH - Records relating to the Manor of Swaffham

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AH

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Records relating to the Manor of Swaffham

Date(s)

  • 1494-1852 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

35 files

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(1189-1925)

Administrative history

The Earl of Richmond is named as lord in the Nomina Villarum of 1316.\r\nAccording to White's Trade Directory (1845), the manor was anciently held by the Earl of Richmond. By the seventeenth century it was farmed by Sir Edward Coke of Charles I and later passed to the Barkham and Yallop families. Anthony Hamond, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in 1845 with Frederick Lane, Esq., of Lynn, as his steward.\r\nRichard Horace Hamond, Esq., and Thomas Astley Horace Hamond, Esq., are given as lords of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by Norfolk Record Office in June 1957 (NRS 27065).

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Court rolls, rentals and other papers. Includes Court Book (Honor of Richmond), 1533-1592.

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Also known as Rix (Swaffham).

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0ec486cb-dd35-4b81-b373-52199c48d96b

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Catalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 24/08/2004 by Droip. Modified 21/02/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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