Horsford Manor; 1189-1925; Horsford, Norfolk

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Horsford Manor; 1189-1925; Horsford, Norfolk

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  • Horsforth

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Hugh de Cressy died in possession 1262-3; heir son Stephen [IPM 1/559]. Robert son of Roger died in possession 1309-10. heir John de Clavering [IPM 5/219]. At an inquisition held in 1487, Joan, late wife of Sir Richard Fenys de Dacre, was found to have been in possession of the manor. Thomas Fenys the younger, Lord Dacre, was her cousin and heir [IPM H7 1/86, 116]. \r\nSir Thomas B. Lennard, bt, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nSir Thomas B. Lennard, bt, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1854; lord of the manor: Sir Thomas Barrett Lennard, bt; Steward: Wm Repton [TNA, HMC 5/6].


Horsford, Norfolk

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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\nIPM Inquisitions Post Mortem\r\nW. White, 'History, Gazetteer, and Directory

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