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Guild Surveyors, Richard Sotherton and Randoll Smyth and their successors' annual accounts, and also the annual accounts of the Company's treasurers, Alderman Robert Gostlyng and his successors

The surveyors accounts continued to run from Lady Day for one year, while the treasurer's annual accounts ran from mid-June or early July onwards. Also includes the account of William Blomefelde, 'Bedell' for the Company, for collection of monies from the brethren at the feast in 1589 and 1590,
Many pages bear auditors' 'abacus' marks.

Norwich Corporation; 1404-1974; Norwich, Norfolk

Particulars of the estate of Dr Joseph Denman

  • MC 3619
  • Fonds
  • 18th century

A booklet that gives a valuation of the property he owned in West Norfolk. Describes the property and land, and lists the assessments of two different valuers. Gives probable future rents as well as well as current prices. One, Mr. Lens, assigned for Earl Fitzwilliam and the second, Mr. Oldknow, for the purchaser.

Mr Lens; fl 1764; Valuer; Gaywood, Norfolk

Swanton Morley Copyhold indenture

  • MC 3617
  • Fonds
  • 1844

Conveyance of copyhold property in Swanton Morley Manor between the executors of Jeremiah Wiffen and Isaac Pye.

Mary Wiffen; fl 1844; widow; Swanton Morley, Norfolk

Suit papers relating to Ken Hill footpath

The case was over the right of way of a footpath that went through the estate. E.M. Beloe represented E.L. Green in proceedings and J.A. Parsons represented the Parishioners.

Printed copies of Snettisham inclosure award and map, (1898). 1 booklet, two copies.
Transcript of Ken Hill footpath enquiry notes, (1899). 1 booklet
Pleadings, particulars and proceedings in the Chancery Division of the High Court, Sir Edward Green and Edward Lycett Green vs. Charles Ellis and William French, (1899-1900). 6 booklets; 1 handwritten draft of pleadings, 1 printed copy of pleadings (pt1), 2 printed copies of particulars (pt2), and 1 copy of particulars (pt3) with case and resolution (1900).

Coroner inquests and depositions

Coroner's rough handwritten deposition books with verdicts. E.M. Beloe was Coroner for the King's Lynn District but also contains inquests held by deputy and assistant deputy-coroners. They are not comprehensive, there are a few verdicts that do not appear in KL/C 22/260 and some verdicts in KL/C 22/260 for cases which do not appear in these volumes.

Edward Milligen Beloe; 1871-1932; the younger, solicitor, antiquary; King's Lynn, Norfolk

Registers of ship protests

Ship protests are formal declarations before a Notary Public following accidents or damage at sea, usually made by the master of the ship, detailing the material events of the voyage and particulars of storm damage and accidents. These registers of protests by masters of ships bound for Lynn compiled by E.M. Beloe appear to have been kept with his records as King's Lynn Coroner.

Land deed

Jonas Leech is selling to Roger Breese and his wife Judith a tenement and a small adjoining yard in King's Lynn for £15 10s.

Located in street of lane called Fullers Row between the tenement of Thomas Waller on the East part, a little tenement and yard other part of the said tenement on the west part, abutting upon Fullers Row towards the north, and the garden of the said Jonas Leech toward the south.

Map of South Wootton manorial holdings

Plan of the land owned by South Wootton manor, naming type of land and area.

Has accompanying description of the 'copyhold' system by Alfred John Smith, borough surveyor.

Alfred John Smith; fl 1911- fl 1923; Borough Surveyor; King's Lynn, Norfolk

South Wootton map and King's Lynn deed

  • MC 3530
  • Fonds
  • 1682, c 1911

1: A description of what "copy hold" is together with a plan showing copy holders in South Wootton. Description provided by Alfred John Smith one time Borough Surveyor and Engineer. Map is UFP.

2: A land document transfer in King's Lynn by Jonas Leech 1682.

Alfred John Smith; fl 1911- fl 1923; Borough Surveyor; King's Lynn, Norfolk

Conveyance of property and transfer of mortgage of properties in King's Lynn

  • MC 3457
  • Fonds
  • 1863, 1881

Transfer of mortgage upon an estate in South Lynn, the property of Mr Henry Thomas Sturley, from Henry Mason to Edward Lane Swatman, 1 July 1863.
A conveyance of a freehold messuage and hereditaments in Frederick Place, King's Lynn, from John Newman to Henry Staniforth Patteson, 28 June 1881

Henry Thomas Sturley; fl 1851-1863; brewer; South Lynn, Norfolk

King's Lynn Angling Association

  • MC 3297
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1971

Several volumes of handwritten signed minutes and financial ledgers

King's Lynn Angling Association; 1881-; King's Lynn, Norfolk

Trustees for the port of King's Lynn under an Act for the relief of maimed and disabled seamen and widows and children of those killed in the merchant service

This so-called Merchant Seamen's Fund Act of 20 George II (1747) provided that masters or owners of all English ships, and all serving merchant seamen, should pay sixpence a month to the fund, while serving on the ship, and that this was to be deducted from their pay. Receivers were appointed in ports outside London to receive the muster rolls listing the men and to collect the duty. The fund, distributed locally by the trustees, was eventually wound up nationally in 1851.

1852 election

Election expenses. Includes Cambridge election accounts as well, possibly as a reference for how to set out the form.

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