File MS 19895 - Honor and manor of Wormegay, with Houghton Ross and Lexham. Rentals

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MS 19895

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Honor and manor of Wormegay, with Houghton Ross and Lexham. Rentals

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  • 1685-1760 (Creation)

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(1189-1925)

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The Southwells were lords of the manor in the first half of the sixteenth century; the manor appears in an account of those held by Richard Southwell [NRO NRS 19289]. Listed as a Bishop's manor in the Parliamentary Survey of 1649.
The Inclosure Award of 1812 says that Daniel Henry Lee Warner has lately purchased the manor of Houghton Lexhams from William Wilson Bagge. [C/Sca 12/312].

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(1189-1925)

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Hugh Bardolph died in possession 1303-4; heir his son Thomas: the 'manor' includes lands and rents in Runcton, Fincham, Stowe, Well, Whinbergh (the latter includes rents from villages of Jakesham [sic], Garvestone, Reymerstone, Thurston, Bergh, Mattishall, Shipdham), all held of the king by chief in barony; heir his son Thomas [IPM 4/236]. At an inquisition held in 1330, Thomas Bardolf was found to have been in possession of the manor. John was his son and heir [IPM 7/174]. William de Bardolph de Wormegay died in possession, 1385-6; heir his son Thomas [IPM 16/224]. At inquisitions taken in 1363, Sir John Bardolf of Wormegay was found to have been in possession of the manor, held with Cantley, Strumpshaw, Runcton, Stow, Whinburgh and Fincham as part of the barony Bardolf. William was his son and heir [IPM 11/396]. Agnes, widow of Sir John Bardolf, died in possession, holding of the barony of Wormegay, 1403; heir her son Sir Thomas Bardolf [IPM 18/793].
Owned by Wormegay priory until the Dissolution; granted to the Bishopric of Norwich, 1549. Held by Batholomew Plumstead in 1562.
Henry Lee Warner is named as 'lord of the Honor and manor of Wormegay' in the Shouldham Inclosure Award of 1798.
Daniel Henry Lee-Warner, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).
Henry James Lee-Warner, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.

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Wormegay 1685-1760; Houghton Ross and Lexham 1707-1799

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325e3ece-3592-420d-a9fe-ff45f0772cb4

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Uncatalogued

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Created 20/08/2007 by Droip. Modified 12/07/2018 by Droip.

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