File BL/DX 1/7 - Draft or copy will of Joseph Dixon bequeathing manor of Islington and land in Islington and Tilney (bought from Will Guybon), his capital messuage and an oil mill, land in Upwell and Welney with engine or mill for draining, Southery, Islington (from William Myers of Gravesend), Tilney St Lawrence and Terrington (from Dr Wake, bishop of Lincoln), and property in Arlecdon, Cumberland, all to nephew Thomas Dixon of Tilney St Lawrence, with note 'Thos Dixon complt & Abigail Dixon deft Proved in the court of Chancery 1744'; pinned to extract from will of Dame Elizabeth Pettus, 1746, with cover addressed to Thomas Dixon 1747 [formerly W.72]

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Draft or copy will of Joseph Dixon bequeathing manor of Islington and land in Islington and Tilney (bought from Will Guybon), his capital messuage and an oil mill, land in Upwell and Welney with engine or mill for draining, Southery, Islington (from William Myers of Gravesend), Tilney St Lawrence and Terrington (from Dr Wake, bishop of Lincoln), and property in Arlecdon, Cumberland, all to nephew Thomas Dixon of Tilney St Lawrence, with note 'Thos Dixon complt & Abigail Dixon deft Proved in the court of Chancery 1744'; pinned to extract from will of Dame Elizabeth Pettus, 1746, with cover addressed to Thomas Dixon 1747 [formerly W.72]

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  • 3 Jul 1742 (Creation)

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(1189-1925)

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Robert de Scales died in possession,1324-5; heir his son Robert [IPM 6/593]. Thomas de Ingaldesthorp was found to have died seised of a moiety of the manor at an inquisition taken in 1328; John was his son and heir [IPM 7/109]. Sir Roger de Scales died in possession, 1387-8; heir his son Robert [IPM 16/531]. Robert Scales died in possession, 1403; heir his son Robert [IPM 18/724]. Joan, widow of Sir Roger Scales, died in possession 1415; heir her son Robert [IPM 20/162]. \r\nThe manor belonged to the Guybon family in the 17th century, then to the Dixon family from 1725. It passed to the descendants of Thomas Dixon's sister, Jane Bagge. William Bagge and Thomas Bagge are named as lords of the manor of Islington in the Inclosure Award of 1798 [C/Sce 1/8A]\r\nThomas and William Bagge are named as lords of the manor of Islington in the Clenchwarton Inclosure Act of 1825: the manor extended into Clenchwarton [C/Sca 2/69].\r\nEdward Bagge, Esq., of Islington Hall, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nRichard Bagge, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.

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Formerly BL X (39) 2.

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Created 13/07/2009 by Droip. Modified 01/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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