File BL/CS 8/6/1/1/1-32 - Deeds to Thomas Younge's estate in Watton, including deeds of Olley, Salter, Booly, Tooley and Muston families, and admissions to copyhold property in manor of Watton Hall

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BL/CS 8/6/1/1/1-32

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Deeds to Thomas Younge's estate in Watton, including deeds of Olley, Salter, Booly, Tooley and Muston families, and admissions to copyhold property in manor of Watton Hall

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  • 1629-1761 (Creation)

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21 parchments, 11 papers, fragile items not numbered

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(1189-1925)

Administrative history

Honour of Clare. The manor was held by the de Vaux family in the thirteenth century.\r\nJohn de Roos is named as one of the two lords in Watton in the Nomina Villarum of 1316 (the other being Richard de la Rockele).\r\nIPM of 1339: John de Roos died in possession of the manor which he had received from his father William, his [John's] brother William de Roos is heir [IPM 8/182].William de Roos died in possession 1344; heir his son William [IPM 8/474]. Thomas de Roos died in possession of the manor, 1384-5; heir his son John [IPM 16/46]. Beatrice widow of Thomas de Roos died in possession of half of the manor, held of the Honour of Clare, 1415; heir John, son of the late Lord Roos [IPM 20/379].\r\nWatton manor sold by Duke of Norfolk in 1553 [Swales]\r\nW.H. Hicks, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nJoseph T. Mills, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1895; lord of the manor: John Trueman Mills; Steward: J.K. Rodwell [TNA, HMC 5/6].\r\nReference is made to 'bailiwick fairs' in sales particulars and documents associated with Watton Hall manor; John de Vaux, the lord of Watton Hall, had obtained a charter for a weekly market in the town in the early thirteenth century.

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Including copy wills of John Olley, 1654, and James Tooley, 1711.

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Fragile items unfit for production.

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e05f65c2-5548-4be0-a195-cad66ce3a65f

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Created 10/03/2009 by Droip. Modified 01/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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