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St George Tombland Norwich 1814-1906
These are incomplete title deeds for properties in the area between Tombland (east), Princes Lane (south), Plumbers Alley (west) and Waggon and Horses Lane (north). One property was on the south of Princes Lane (1/1). One westerly abuttal is Princes Inn which seems to have traded as Plumbers Arms [1816-1886] and is now No 20 Princes Street. Another property adjoined St George's churchyard (4/1-5). Hewett Rand, woolcomber, was sheriff in 1769 (with Francis Columbine) and in 1797 see MS546 and MS 5736. For William Fell Rand see MC 3089/9.
1/1 Appointment and release
- Hewett Rand gent of Norwich
- Daniel Fromanteel of Norwich gent
- William Fell Rand of Norwich surgeon
- William Unthank of Heigham gent
For £1500 from W F Rand. Recites conveyance of Sept 1793 from Francis Columbine esq and David Columbine merchant to Hewett Rand and James Goodwin liquor merchant, in trust for Rand; and mortgage of 1000 yrs for £800 to Daniel Fromanteel which Rand paid off in 1795.
Messuages or dwelling houses previously one messuage with all buildings, gardens in St George Tombland between house of Dean and Chapter formerly occupied by Robert Tooley gent, then Richard Tooley alderman, now John Patterson esq and Princes Inn Lane on north; pickwall adjoining yards formerly Richard Brice, then Lawrence Wright, Robert Breccles now Augustus Adolphus Hamilton Beckwith, John Edwards, Rising Mollett, Robert Harvey esq on south and abutting on houses formerly occupied by Robert then Richard Tooley now John Patteson and Tombland on east and stable and pickwall of Powell widow, now Robert Harvey on west. The premises being sold were occupied by Hewett Rand, Daniel Kitson esq and Thomas Atkins now Hewett Rand, Wm Fell Rand, Robert Woolterton and Wm Smith. Parchment 29 Sept 1814
2/1 Copy surrender of term of 1000 years in order to merge and extinguish term. "Representative of William Pagon decd to Robert Harvey esq". Pagon was trustee for Robert Harvey esq decd and this indenture is between Mary Harvey widow of Catton and Robert, John and Charles Harvey. Recites 1724 conveyance Robert Burgesse and others to Thomas Tanner with intent to suffer recovery. All tenements in St George Tombland left by will of William Burgesse to Peter Burgesse; and all messuages in same left by will of Robert Burgesse to Robert Burgesse. All in occupation of R Burgesse and 11 others (named). paper 31 Dec 1816
2/2 Release and covenant
- Robert Harvey esq of Catton (eldest son of R Harvey decd), John Harvey of Thorpe Lodge esq, Charles Harvey esq Recorder of Norwich
- Gibbs Leeds of Norwich sieve maker
- Wm Forster of Norwich gent
- John Moore of Norwich esq
Recites Robert Harvey's will including other properties.
For £250 paid by Gibbs Leeds to Harvey brothers, he buys messuage or dwelling house and shop in St George Tombland in occupation of Leeds, bounded by premises of Hewett Rand (north), premises of John Sayer Reeve, Rizen Mollett and Elizabeth Aylmer (east), Kings Highway (south) and messuage called Princes Inn (west). With memorandum of conveyance June 1837 Thos S Drake and Everett Bardwell to Robert Mounsear of messuage as described with part only of the yard and right of way from the street to the yard. parchment 2 Jan 1817
Thomas Samuel Drake of Norwich , Everest Bardwell of Sprowston gent, executors of Gibbs Leeds.
Francis Coggle, cooper and Mary his wife
John Baker boot & shoemaker of Norwich
For £110. Recites Leeds will proved 1833. Two tenements or cottages with privy and passage leading to same in St George Tombland, lately erected by Leeds for sole use of his daughter Mary, wife of Francis Coggle and to be sold as she requests. In occupation of Coggle and Chapman, bounded by premises lately sold by Drake and Everett to Robert Mounseur and Princes Street (south), messuage called the Plumbers Arms (w), premises late of Hewett Rand now Wm Fell Rand (north) and of Rizen Mollett (east). parchment 14 Nov 1838
2/4 Abstract of title recites lease and release Jan 1-2 1817 as above; April 26 1833 will; sale 23-24 June with mortgage 16 May 1837; and Dec 19 1851 sold by Robert Mounsear to John Blyth coal merchant for £150 (with £80 mortgage paid to Winter) Premises described as same as in 1817, then messuage or dwelling house and shop and washhouse and part of yard , late of Leeds then of Robert Mounsear and also the right of privy and muckbin retained by the executors, St George Tombland. paper 1851
2/5 Mortgage in fee with power of sale
Robert Mounsear of Norwich upholsterer
James Winter of Heigham gent
Recites sale by executors to Mounsear 24 June 1837. Messuage or dwelling house and shop and washhouse and part of yard. Bounded by Drake and Bardwell (n), JS Reeve, Rizen Mollett, Eliz Aylmer (e), Queen's Highway (s), Plumbers Arms and passageway from street (w). Parchment 16 May 1851
2/6 Supplemental abstract of title to cottages in Mounsear's Yard, Princes Street St George Tombland. Annotated 'Lot 5'. Recites from Sept 1884 John Elmer and others to Joseph A Ames fishmonger and sale Dec 1890 by Ames to Trustees of Oddfellows Lodge. Four lots of properties (Red Lion Yard, St Paul's, Mill Hill Lane Catton and Mill Lane Norwich) including 2 cottages, privy and passage late of Eliz Baker decd in Mounsear's Yard late occupied by John Mileham and John Mickelburgh. Bounded by Princes St (s), the former Plumbers Arms (w), Bales (n) and Furse (e) paper 1892
Trustees of the Faithful Lodge of Manchester Oddfellows
Two freehold cottages, privy and passage in Mounser's Yard, Princes Street, St George Tombland in occupation of Skipper and Thirtle. Bounded by Princes St (s), messuage formerly Plumbers Arms now J Furse upholsterer and Levine (w), Arthur Furse (e), Wm Bales (n). Recites 1890. parchment 24 Dec 1892
3/1 Conveyance with marginal plan
Arthur De Caux 'batchelor' of St Martin at Palace, gent
Thomas Bales of St George at Colegate grocer, 'married since 1874'
For £1500 paid to Bales
Two messuages or dwellinghouses facing Tombland (e) with courtyard etc in occupation of Widow Hancock, Robert Loose; and the warehouse with office, counting house, stable etc to rear of the said house, occupied by Pratt and Hancock as wholesale grocers; and the garden with greenhouse and summerhouse at the rear (west) of the warehouse, occupied by Widow Hancock. Abuts Waggon and Horses Inn and Waggon and Horses Lane on north.
Recites conveyance to Arthur De Caux 5 Dec 1862 from Revd Henry Banfather and Francis John Blake
Parchment 11 Jan 1882
3/2 Mortgage for £1000
Thomas Bales of St George at Colegate grocer
Mrs Hannah Baker of Victoria Park widow and George T Holmes of Norwich agricultural engineer
Two messuages or dwellinghouses facing Tombland with courtyard etc in occupation of Widow Hancock, Robert Loose; and the warehouse with office, counting house, stable etc to rear of the said house; and the garden with greenhouse and summerhouse at the rear of the warehouse. Parchment 11 Jan 1882
3/3 Abstract of title of Robert Nurse and his mortgagees to freehold dwelling house and shop facing Tombland at corner of Tombland Alley, St George Tombland. Occupied by Robert Palmer snr antique furniture dealer. Part only of the house as the cellars and attics are property of the occupier.
Recites from 7 April 1884 Wm Hartcup of Bungay to Robert Nurse of Norwich picture dealer for £280. Schedule has 1872 May 10 deed poll of Louisa Jane Hartcup; her inheritance in 1876 after death of Louisa Sophia Margitson who had from Augustus A H Beckwith. Recites mortgages 1884-1892 Paper 1892
3/4 Additional abstract of title
Recites mortgages 1883,1884,1886 and sale by William Palmer of Heigham bank clerk to William Lemmon of Norwich gent (property in St George Tombland, not described) paper 1892
3/5 Reconveyance supplemental to deeds 1893 and 1896.
James W Clabburn Thorpe St, St Andrew esq
George Cubitt of Tombland, furniture broker
Recites mortgage 7 Jan 1892 G Cubitt and Robert G Bailey for £400 on freehold messuages and cottages facing Tombland and Tombland Alley and mortgage of same for messuage facing Tombland and Waggon and Horses Lane; and further mortgage 1889 for £1200 and transfer 1896 Bailey and Clabburn. Clabburn is due £400 with interest which Cubitt pays off to recover properties. Parchment 12 Apr 1906
4/1 Mortgage for £225
1.Thomas Wade of Norwich leather cutter
- Mark Ketterer of Norwich jeweller
Recites 26 Jan 1881 sale William Gymer and Richard Verdigan to T Wade.
Messuages and gardens formerly Richard Gapp then Thos Cheverton, then Chas Townshend, Deborah Townshend now T Wade in or near the churchyard of St George's Tombland. In occupation of Deborah Townshend, Wade, Palmer, Furse, Denny, Betts and Starling Parchment 27 Jan 1881
4/2 Mortgage for £100
- Robert Palmer of Norwich broker
Endorsed with transfer Davy to Samuel Linay 1884, transfer Linay to Jesse Weyer draper and Joseph Cowling baker 1886.
Messuages and gardens formerly Richard Gapp then Thos Cheverton, then Chas Townshend, Deborah Townshend, T Wade, now Robert Palmer near the churchyard of St George's Tombland. In occupation of Deborah Townshend, Wade, Palmer, Furse, Denny, Betts and Starling. Parchment 20 Feb 1883-1886
4/3 Abstract of title recites will of Deborah Townshend 23 March 1877, her death 20 Aug 1880, sale 26 Jan 1881 by her executors Gymer of Kettlestone, greengrocer and Verdigan of Saxthorpe farm bailiff to T Wade for £230. Recites mortgage Jan 1881 Wade to Ketterer. Wade defaulted so Ketterer owned and sold to Robert Palmer 1883. Transfers of mortgages 1883,1884, 1886. Robert Palmer died 1884 leaving to wife Maria who died in 1891.
Messuages and gardens formerly Richard Gapp then Thos Cheverton, then Chas Townshend, Deborah Townshend, T Wade, near the churchyard of St George's Tombland. Paper 1892
4/4 Abstract of title with marginal plan
Recites from 1863 Rizen Mollett snr raised mortgage of £1350 from Sarah Mary Methold on 4 cottages in St James Norwich. Mollett died 1869 and premises sold to Alexander Woods with mortgage claims by Methwold family.
2 Oct 1873 Alexander Woods of Norwich gent, Rizen Mollett jnr of Grimsby, Lincolnshire labourer and his six siblings, to T T Methold and others.
Property including workshop in occupation of James T Furse, messuages, cottages or workshop with washhouse and yard also of J T Furse in St George Tombland at the northwest corner of the churchyard, premises of Rizen Mollett senior. Plan shows Charles Townshend abuttal to east and Arthur de Caux abuttal to north.
1874 Other Methold shares in premises sold to Thomas Tindal Methold . paper 1894
4/5 Additional abstract of title
1894 T T Methold and F Methold to George Cubitt of Norwich furniture dealer sale for £250. Premises next to the churchyard. Paper 1894
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