Horsham St Faith Manor; 1189-1925; Horsham St Faith, Norfolk

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Horsham St Faith Manor; 1189-1925; Horsham St Faith, Norfolk

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Owned by Horsham priory until the Disssolution [Swales]. Granted to Richard Southwell and Edward Elrington in 1545. Sir Henry Hobart was lord in 1612, in which year there was a court case concerning disputed boundary between Horsham and Horsford commons. The manor descended to his son John Hobart. In 1707 Sir Ralph Hare had it in right of his wife, co-heiress of Walter Narbourn. Later lords/ladies included Elizabeth, Lady Hereford 1734; Narborn Berkely; Philip Stephens MP, lord in 1781; Robert Raclyfe, 1851; Countess de Rechborg 1897; John Spurrell early 20th century.[source: Bryant]
Last transaction dated: 1892; lord of the manor: Countess de Rechberg; Steward: Edwyn T. Roberts [TNA, HMC 5/6].


Horsham St Faith, 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\nT.H. Swales, 'The redistributions of monastic lands in Norfolk at the Dissolu

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