Drayton Hall Manor; 1189-1925; Scarning, Norfolk

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Drayton Hall Manor; 1189-1925; Scarning, Norfolk

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The court books record lords as Richard Anguish, first court 1620; Thomas Anguish occurs 1643, 1650; Henry Balie held his first court in 1656 and John Repps his first court in 1657. Nicholas Repps, Doctor of Divinty, held his first court in 1681. According to Carthew, the manor was sold by the Repps family to Richard Warner in 1709: under Warner's will it came to his son-in-law John Conyers of Copt Hall, Essex, later being acquired by John Lombe and descending through the Evans-Lombe family [sources: NRO, EVL 591; Carthew's History of Launditch (1879).
Last transaction dated: 1856; lord of the manor: Charles Lambe; Steward: E.P. Clarke [TNA, HMC 5/6].


Scarning, Norfolk

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Extended into Dillington.

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Created on: 22/01/2003 by Droip




F. Blomefield, 'An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk' (11 vols, London, 1805-1810)\r\nW. White, 'History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk, and the City and Cou

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