Fonds MR - Hastings of Gressenhall Collection

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MR

Title

Hastings of Gressenhall Collection

Date(s)

  • 1275-1800 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

366 pieces

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Name of creator

(1275-1800)

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office in January 1958 (MS 21232).

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Scope and content

Collection of documents relating to the Hastings Family and their property in Gressenhall and neighbourhood and also to their property outside Norfolk. Includes court rolls and other records of the manors of Gressenhall and North and South Soken with Rougholme; title deeds; papers relating to the cases between Edmund Ferrour vs Sir Hugh Hastings and Henry Barret vs Hamon Lestrange; Gressenhall Overseers Accounts, 1637-1677; notes from Book of Rates and observations, 1641-1667, mentioning the Le Strange family; and a rate levied in Beetley by Parliament for ordering the militia, 1662-1663.

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Accruals

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Numbers not used: MR 343, MR 355
Previously listed as MS 21232

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Also known as Gressenhall (Hastings) collection.

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Related units of description

See also the Collecton of Manorial Documents relating to Gressenhall and Hunstanton, ING, and additional material, MC 2297.

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Description identifier

068b5d7c-3469-4984-9f59-bc1ccc9dd603

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Status

Catalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 20/07/2004 by Droip. Modified 31/10/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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