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Title deeds, abstracts, manorial admissions etc.
Powell family; fl 1395-1891; Mundham, Norfolk
Title deeds, abstracts, manorial admissions etc.
Powell family; fl 1395-1891; Mundham, Norfolk
Fosters; 1761-; solicitors; Norwich, Norfolk
Documents relating to Felmingham, Skeyton, Swanton Abbott and Tuttington 1812-1892
/1 Deed of exchange between John Wortley farmer of Skeyton and John Seaman gentleman of Felmingham Hall and previously of Woodbastwick
Seaman conveys three pieces of several or bruary land in Skeyton (5 acres and abutting on Skeyton Beck and land of the said Seaman) in exchange for a piece of meadow named Skeyton Town Meadow (1 acre, 1 rood and 16 perches and abutting on the west on the boundary of Skeyton and Borough next Aylsham). Seaman also pays £100 'in equality of exchange'.
Parch 8 Oct 1812
/2 Bargain and sale
(1) Charles Kent gentleman of Ripon Hall and William Unthank gentleman of Heigham, Norwich, commissioners for the Skeyton, Burgh Next Aylsham and Tuttington enclosure act
(2) John Seaman, gentleman, of Felmingham
(3) William Forster gentleman of Norwich
Kent and Unthank convey to Seaman for £420 a piece of land of 16 acres, 3 roods and 3 perches, late of the commons of Skeyton, bounded on the north by the boundary of Felmingham parish, on the north-east by Seaman's hempstead or garden, on the south-east by the new drain or rivulet and on the south by Seaman's land named Skeyton Little Meadow. [Kent and Unthank were commissioners under the act of 54 George III. William Forster of North Walsham was initially appointed a commissioner with Kent but, having died on 22 April 1815, Unthank was appointed by Kent in his place on 30 May 1815.]
Parch 25 Nov 1816
/3 Notice of the allotment by Charles Kent and William Unthank, commissioners for the Skeyton, Burgh Next Aylsham and Tuttington enclosure act, to John Seaman, purchaser of sale land, of 16 acres, 3 roods and 3 perches of land (plot no 33) in Skeyton by their award. Pr booklet 20 Apr 1821
/4 Agreement to an exchange of lands under the Skeyton, Burgh Next Aylsham and Tuttington enclosure act between William Postle farmer of Felmingham and John Seaman gentleman of Felmingham.
Postle obtains from Seaman four pieces (two in Felmingham and two in Tuttington) and Seaman obtains from Postle three pieces (two in Felmingham and one in Tuttington). Postle's four pieces contained respectively: 7 acres, 2 roods, 34 perches; 12 perches; 5 acres, 1 rood, 34 pieces; and 1 acre 19 perches. Seaman's three pieces contained: 10 acres, 3 roods, 18 perches; 2 acres, 1 rood, 22 perches; and 1 acre, 2 roods. Paper 21 Aug
/5 Abstract of title to the manors of Skeyton Hall and Swanton Abbott. Recites from 1829 Thomas Viscount Anson to William Repton of Aylsham. Paper 1866
(1) Thomas Copeman gentleman of Aylsham
(2) William Forster gentleman of Blickling
(3) Thomas Hanworth Rackham gentleman of Norwich
(4) William Martin Hazard gentleman of Harleston
Copeman conveys the manors of Skeyton Hall and Swanton Abbott to Forster, to the use of Forster and Rackham in their joint lives and thereafter to Forster, his heirs and assigns.
The manors had been acquired from Wm Hy Scott of Aylsham in 1865 in trust to be sold to Copeman's use. Forster bought them at auction at The Royal Hotel, Norwich, on 20 July 1866 for £1010. Hazard had the manor of Buxton and agreed to make available, at need, documents in his possession documenting the title of Skeyton Hall and Swanton Abbott.
All parties named were solicitors. Parch 27 Oct 1866
/7 Abstract of title of John Dyke to freehold premises in Skeyton. Recites from 1821 when allotted on 20 August to James Dyke under the Skeyton, Burgh Next Aylsham and Tuttington enclosure act and marked no 87 on the plan. Ends 1860 when James Dyke died intestate, leaving his eldest son John as his heir at law. Paper 1872
/8 Annotated supplemental abstract of title of John Dyke, carpenter, of Cambridge (son and heir of John Dyke) to premises at Skeyton reciting 1872-1892 Paper 1892
/9a-b Extract from the Skeyton parish baptism register relating to the baptism on 4 Dec 1796 of John, born on 30 Nov 1796, son of James Dyke and Frances, his wife. With contemporary copy of the same. Paper 6 Feb 1872
/10 Extract from the Skeyton parish burial register relating to the burial on 2 Sept 1860 of James Dyke, aged eighty-six. Paper 6 Feb 1872
/11 Certificate of land tax (3/-) paid by James Dyke Paper Jan 1878
/12 Deed of sale by James Dyke farmer of North Walsham to William Seaman Postle esq of Smallburgh Hall, of 2 ½ acres of land with dilapidated buildings (known as Daffin Hall) in Skeyton for £130. The premises comprised allotment no 87 and part of allotment no 88 in the Skeyton, Burgh Next Aylsham and Tuttington enclosure map and were bordered on the west by the parish boundary of Felmingham. Parch 5 Oct 1878
/13 Inland Revenue certificate of succession duty paid by John Dyke of South Street, Cambridge, at the death of James Dyke, relating to three dilapidated tenements, with adjacent land, in Skeyton, worth £10 a year. Paper 29 Oct 1860
Documents re Marquess of Lothian 1856, 1937
/1 Draft surrender of 99 year term (to be extinguished in the premises held by the Marquess)
Parmeters, Aylsham Office number 334 14 Mar 1856
/2 Deed of grant of mineral and mine rights in newly enfranchised property
Four cottages yards and gardens in Hungate St, Aylsham (street on east, Robert Proudfoot south, Jn Maystone Horstead north-west and west, Mark Warnes late Jas W Jarvis north). Formerly occ by Miss Clarke, F Payne, Fred Hooker and one unoccupied.
All those messuages and gardens on west side of Millgate St, Aylsham formerly occ by Mrs Chandler, Robert Boyce and Wm Hopkins, then by Mitchell Gathergood, Robert Boyce and Wm Hopkins now by G Waters. Thos E Daniels and Herbert Chas Dyball. 30 Mar 1937
Deeds relating to various properties in Erpingham and Ingworth, including a windmill, Town houses and a Methodist chapel, 1810-1902
1/1 Lease for a year [no release]
See 4/2 for mill site 1855 parchment 21 Apr 1823
2/1 Appointment and release
2/2a-b Mortgage for £300 and interest
Copy of conditional surrender of copyhold 24 Nov 1824 Wegg to Hust. Steward Robert Copeman. parchment 22 -24 Nov 1814
2/3 Release of estate in Erpingham
2/4 Abstract of title of estate of Robert Wegg decd. Made by RW Parmeter Aylsham. Recites from 1742-1844 including 2/2-3 and the items noted in 2/1.
1742 Jan 14 Ann wife of John Roberts left to her husband for life all her property in Erpingham and 5 other parishes, remaining to John Watts son of John Watts of Gt Yarmouth.
1769 Jn and Esther Watts of Yarmouth cordwainer to James Curties of Aylsham grocer a messuage with barns and 50 acres in Erpingham and Ingworth occupied by Charles Dack.
Curties mortgages to Bensley, Howse, Raven and Barrett.
1798 Jan 9 James Curties will left all his estate to Stephen Ashley of Aylsham shopkeeper. 1844
2/5 Appointment of land
2/6 Appointment and release of freehold estate
3/1 Copy conveyance
1 Robt Marshall Balls of Erpingham butcher
2 Rt Hon Horatio Walpole Earl of Orford
Cottage in two tenements in Erpingham previously part of the tenements called the Town Houses of parish (1 r 26p) bounded by land of Orford (n & e) private road (w) and land late of parish now of James Redfoord Bulwer esq (w) in occ of Wm Doughty and John Slaughter.
Recites sale with permission of Aylsham Union Guardians and churchwardens of Erpingham under act to 'facilitate sale of parish workhouses' to Balls and now to Orford.
Office number 252. 26 Oct 1852
3/2-5 Copy bargain and sale
3/6 a-b Copy conveyance of Erpingham parish land
See also 1/1 for windmill site 1810 7 Aug 1855
St George Tombland Norwich 1814-1906
These are incomplete title deeds for properties in the area between Tombland (east), Princes Lane (south), Plumbers Alley (west) and Waggon and Horses Lane (north). One property was on the south of Princes Lane (1/1). One westerly abuttal is Princes Inn which seems to have traded as Plumbers Arms [1816-1886] and is now No 20 Princes Street. Another property adjoined St George's churchyard (4/1-5). Hewett Rand, woolcomber, was sheriff in 1769 (with Francis Columbine) and in 1797 see MS546 and MS 5736. For William Fell Rand see MC 3089/9.
1/1 Appointment and release
Messuages or dwelling houses previously one messuage with all buildings, gardens in St George Tombland between house of Dean and Chapter formerly occupied by Robert Tooley gent, then Richard Tooley alderman, now John Patterson esq and Princes Inn Lane on north; pickwall adjoining yards formerly Richard Brice, then Lawrence Wright, Robert Breccles now Augustus Adolphus Hamilton Beckwith, John Edwards, Rising Mollett, Robert Harvey esq on south and abutting on houses formerly occupied by Robert then Richard Tooley now John Patteson and Tombland on east and stable and pickwall of Powell widow, now Robert Harvey on west. The premises being sold were occupied by Hewett Rand, Daniel Kitson esq and Thomas Atkins now Hewett Rand, Wm Fell Rand, Robert Woolterton and Wm Smith. Parchment 29 Sept 1814
2/1 Copy surrender of term of 1000 years in order to merge and extinguish term. "Representative of William Pagon decd to Robert Harvey esq". Pagon was trustee for Robert Harvey esq decd and this indenture is between Mary Harvey widow of Catton and Robert, John and Charles Harvey. Recites 1724 conveyance Robert Burgesse and others to Thomas Tanner with intent to suffer recovery. All tenements in St George Tombland left by will of William Burgesse to Peter Burgesse; and all messuages in same left by will of Robert Burgesse to Robert Burgesse. All in occupation of R Burgesse and 11 others (named). paper 31 Dec 1816
2/2 Release and covenant
For £250 paid by Gibbs Leeds to Harvey brothers, he buys messuage or dwelling house and shop in St George Tombland in occupation of Leeds, bounded by premises of Hewett Rand (north), premises of John Sayer Reeve, Rizen Mollett and Elizabeth Aylmer (east), Kings Highway (south) and messuage called Princes Inn (west). With memorandum of conveyance June 1837 Thos S Drake and Everett Bardwell to Robert Mounsear of messuage as described with part only of the yard and right of way from the street to the yard. parchment 2 Jan 1817
Thomas Samuel Drake of Norwich , Everest Bardwell of Sprowston gent, executors of Gibbs Leeds.
Francis Coggle, cooper and Mary his wife
John Baker boot & shoemaker of Norwich
For £110. Recites Leeds will proved 1833. Two tenements or cottages with privy and passage leading to same in St George Tombland, lately erected by Leeds for sole use of his daughter Mary, wife of Francis Coggle and to be sold as she requests. In occupation of Coggle and Chapman, bounded by premises lately sold by Drake and Everett to Robert Mounseur and Princes Street (south), messuage called the Plumbers Arms (w), premises late of Hewett Rand now Wm Fell Rand (north) and of Rizen Mollett (east). parchment 14 Nov 1838
2/4 Abstract of title recites lease and release Jan 1-2 1817 as above; April 26 1833 will; sale 23-24 June with mortgage 16 May 1837; and Dec 19 1851 sold by Robert Mounsear to John Blyth coal merchant for £150 (with £80 mortgage paid to Winter) Premises described as same as in 1817, then messuage or dwelling house and shop and washhouse and part of yard , late of Leeds then of Robert Mounsear and also the right of privy and muckbin retained by the executors, St George Tombland. paper 1851
2/5 Mortgage in fee with power of sale
Robert Mounsear of Norwich upholsterer
James Winter of Heigham gent
Recites sale by executors to Mounsear 24 June 1837. Messuage or dwelling house and shop and washhouse and part of yard. Bounded by Drake and Bardwell (n), JS Reeve, Rizen Mollett, Eliz Aylmer (e), Queen's Highway (s), Plumbers Arms and passageway from street (w). Parchment 16 May 1851
2/6 Supplemental abstract of title to cottages in Mounsear's Yard, Princes Street St George Tombland. Annotated 'Lot 5'. Recites from Sept 1884 John Elmer and others to Joseph A Ames fishmonger and sale Dec 1890 by Ames to Trustees of Oddfellows Lodge. Four lots of properties (Red Lion Yard, St Paul's, Mill Hill Lane Catton and Mill Lane Norwich) including 2 cottages, privy and passage late of Eliz Baker decd in Mounsear's Yard late occupied by John Mileham and John Mickelburgh. Bounded by Princes St (s), the former Plumbers Arms (w), Bales (n) and Furse (e) paper 1892
Trustees of the Faithful Lodge of Manchester Oddfellows
Two freehold cottages, privy and passage in Mounser's Yard, Princes Street, St George Tombland in occupation of Skipper and Thirtle. Bounded by Princes St (s), messuage formerly Plumbers Arms now J Furse upholsterer and Levine (w), Arthur Furse (e), Wm Bales (n). Recites 1890. parchment 24 Dec 1892
3/1 Conveyance with marginal plan
Arthur De Caux 'batchelor' of St Martin at Palace, gent
Thomas Bales of St George at Colegate grocer, 'married since 1874'
For £1500 paid to Bales
Two messuages or dwellinghouses facing Tombland (e) with courtyard etc in occupation of Widow Hancock, Robert Loose; and the warehouse with office, counting house, stable etc to rear of the said house, occupied by Pratt and Hancock as wholesale grocers; and the garden with greenhouse and summerhouse at the rear (west) of the warehouse, occupied by Widow Hancock. Abuts Waggon and Horses Inn and Waggon and Horses Lane on north.
Recites conveyance to Arthur De Caux 5 Dec 1862 from Revd Henry Banfather and Francis John Blake
Parchment 11 Jan 1882
3/2 Mortgage for £1000
Thomas Bales of St George at Colegate grocer
Mrs Hannah Baker of Victoria Park widow and George T Holmes of Norwich agricultural engineer
Two messuages or dwellinghouses facing Tombland with courtyard etc in occupation of Widow Hancock, Robert Loose; and the warehouse with office, counting house, stable etc to rear of the said house; and the garden with greenhouse and summerhouse at the rear of the warehouse. Parchment 11 Jan 1882
3/3 Abstract of title of Robert Nurse and his mortgagees to freehold dwelling house and shop facing Tombland at corner of Tombland Alley, St George Tombland. Occupied by Robert Palmer snr antique furniture dealer. Part only of the house as the cellars and attics are property of the occupier.
Recites from 7 April 1884 Wm Hartcup of Bungay to Robert Nurse of Norwich picture dealer for £280. Schedule has 1872 May 10 deed poll of Louisa Jane Hartcup; her inheritance in 1876 after death of Louisa Sophia Margitson who had from Augustus A H Beckwith. Recites mortgages 1884-1892 Paper 1892
3/4 Additional abstract of title
Recites mortgages 1883,1884,1886 and sale by William Palmer of Heigham bank clerk to William Lemmon of Norwich gent (property in St George Tombland, not described) paper 1892
3/5 Reconveyance supplemental to deeds 1893 and 1896.
James W Clabburn Thorpe St, St Andrew esq
George Cubitt of Tombland, furniture broker
Recites mortgage 7 Jan 1892 G Cubitt and Robert G Bailey for £400 on freehold messuages and cottages facing Tombland and Tombland Alley and mortgage of same for messuage facing Tombland and Waggon and Horses Lane; and further mortgage 1889 for £1200 and transfer 1896 Bailey and Clabburn. Clabburn is due £400 with interest which Cubitt pays off to recover properties. Parchment 12 Apr 1906
4/1 Mortgage for £225
1.Thomas Wade of Norwich leather cutter
Messuages and gardens formerly Richard Gapp then Thos Cheverton, then Chas Townshend, Deborah Townshend, T Wade, near the churchyard of St George's Tombland. Paper 1892
4/4 Abstract of title with marginal plan
Recites from 1863 Rizen Mollett snr raised mortgage of £1350 from Sarah Mary Methold on 4 cottages in St James Norwich. Mollett died 1869 and premises sold to Alexander Woods with mortgage claims by Methwold family.
2 Oct 1873 Alexander Woods of Norwich gent, Rizen Mollett jnr of Grimsby, Lincolnshire labourer and his six siblings, to T T Methold and others.
Property including workshop in occupation of James T Furse, messuages, cottages or workshop with washhouse and yard also of J T Furse in St George Tombland at the northwest corner of the churchyard, premises of Rizen Mollett senior. Plan shows Charles Townshend abuttal to east and Arthur de Caux abuttal to north.
1874 Other Methold shares in premises sold to Thomas Tindal Methold . paper 1894
4/5 Additional abstract of title
1894 T T Methold and F Methold to George Cubitt of Norwich furniture dealer sale for £250. Premises next to the churchyard. Paper 1894
Crouch documents 6
Deeds relating to various properties in Banningham, 1709-1884
/1 Probate of the will of William Custance of Banningham, made 6 Sept 1709 leaves to wife Elizabeth for life then to young sons William and Jonathan, with legacy to daughter Elizabeth. Executor Elizabeth wife with help of Wm Elden and Robert Peterson, brother-in- law.
Parchment 26 Oct 1719
Endorsed: conveyance by Phyllis Breeze of Knowlesville, Orleans County, New York State, USA, devisee under the will of Joseph Covell dec'd, to Robert Palmer, farmer, of Itteringham, deed of sale for £103 of her one twelfth part of the previously mentioned premises at Banningham and Colby, formerly the property of Joseph Covell, late of Banningham, 9 November 1876. [It is explained in this deed that Mrs Breeze was deserted by her husband John Breeze about 21 April 1869 in the USA, where she was legally separated from him and he was ruled to have no claim upon her property. Afterwards, in 1875, the British High Court of Justice confirmed that she alone had title to dispose of the said twelfth part and that her former husband had no claim whatsoever.] Parchment 5 Apr - 9 Nov 1876
/12 Annotated copy admission, manor of Banningham, of George Palmer, merchant of Great Yarmouth and William Forster, solicitor of Aylsham, in trust under the will of Robert Palmer, dec'd, to eleven individual twelfth parts of copyhold land in Banningham and also to the remaining twelfth part, with copy acknowledgement of the freehold of certain freehold lands. The specified premises were formerly held by Robert, John, Joseph and Israel Salmon, Phyllis Breeze, Frances Willemyte Platten, Mary Willimite Seadore, Ann Wright, John Williment, Frances Farmer, Robert Willymot, Mary Willimot and Sarah Leggett. Abuttals are given of eleven of the twelve parts. Parchment 10 Sept 1879
/13 Annotated copy admission, manor of Banningham, of George Palmer, merchant of Great Yarmouth and William Forster, solicitor of Aylsham, in trust under the will of Robert Palmer, dec'd, dated 5 March 1869 and proved 1878, to a piece of land of 30 perches (parcel of Rose Pightle and adjoining the road from Banningham Church to Tuttington on the north and land once John Rump's to the east and south). M Roche, steward of FH Windham. The land is stated to be the fifth allotment made to William Elden, dec'd, under the Erpingham, Colby, Banningham and Ingworth enclosure award. Parchment 10 Sept 1879
/14 Abstract of title to land at Banningham and Aylsham, reciting from 1817, being Lot 1 at an auction sale at the Norfolk Hotel, Norwich, 27 June 1863, purchased by Samuel Cubitt of Wickmere for £9730. Dwelling house and farm late Mary Soame Fowler with lands in Aylsham and Banningham, 203 acres (occupied by Turner and Frost). With plan annotated by W Forster re copyholds and leaseholds. 1884
Papers re Gunton and Whitaker families of Matlaske 1786-1884
Original probate parcel summary: lists papers relating to Gunton and Whitaker families 1730-1877 [not all survive here] nd [post 1877]
/2 Extract of will of Dennis Gunton of Matlaske gent. died 7 Aug 1786. Made 26 May 1785, proved 23 Sept 1786. His property in Matlaske, Plumstead, Town and Little Barningham left to Whitaker Robert Gunton; £200 and £30 annuity to Mrs Gunton, £1300 to Rachel Gunton; £1200 to Jane Gunton; £40 annuity to Henry Gunton; his estates in Wickmere, Aldborough and Calthorpe to John Gunton; his estate at Bodham late Bamets to Mary wife of John Fish with messuage late Whitakers and 3a land adj bought of Rev Mr Girdlestone; estate at Plumstead bought of Eldon to Rachel Gunton; estate at Plumstead bought of Bishop & Mack to Jane Gunton; Roundals House with pightle late in Parkers possession and furniture for the house to Mrs Gunton; £100 each at 21 yrs to four children of Jn Fish; poor of Matlaske £5, Wickmere £5 and Plumstead £2; residue between W R Gunton and Jn Gunton execs. UFP
in three pieces nd [post 1786]
/3 Probate of will and codicil of Henry Gunton of Matlaske gent. Made 10 Jan 1792. All estate in Matlaske, Plumstead, Wickmere and Town Barningham to my cousin Dennis Gunton jnr of Bodham; life annuity £80, £100 and interest of £500 to my mother Mary Gunton (her late husband Henry left the principal sum at her disposal by will); £100 to cousin Rose Gunton of Cley; £50 each to my cousins Richard, James and Mary, sons and daughter of John Fish of Itteringham; £20 to Frances Humphrey of Cley next sea; £20 to William Bayfield of Itteringham farmer; a 2 guinea gold ring each to Miss Mary Cubitt Miss Ann Cubitt and their mother Mrs Mary Cubitt of Calthorpe; a 2 guinea gold mourning ring each to aunts Rachel and Jane; poor of Matlaske 4 guineas in bread, of Plumstead 2 guineas in bread. Rest of stock, crops, money etc to cousin Dennis Gunton. Execs Mary Gunton and John Gay esq of Aldborough (£57 10s each); a 2 guinea gold ring to Aunt Mary Fish. Witnessed John Nurse, Simon Bunnett, C Worrell
Codicil 23 Jan 1792 another annuity of £20 to mother Mary and a yearly annuity of £100 to be charged on his property. And all the furniture that was his father's and all I have purchased since his death and all my plate and linen. Rest unbequeathed left to execs and 2 guuinea rings to each; and a further £50 to cousin Richard Fish as I know it was the intention of my late uncle Whitaker Gunton had he made a will; to John Gay of Aldborough a pipe of port wine now in my cellar which I bought of Mr Robert Colls. And to my mother my bay mare that I bought of Jn Leeds of Wolterton. Witness Simon Bunnett, James Sayer, Jn Parker.
Proved 7 Feb 1792. Mary Gunton widow sworn at Edgefield 21 Apr 1792 Parchment 1792
/4 Letter of receipt for £170 given to Mary Gunton by John Gay esq (the sum of £500 in hands of Messrs Kerrison) 25 Oct 1792
/5 Receipt from Frances Humphrey for £20 legacy paid by D Gunton jnr 13 Nov 1792
/6 Receipt from Mary Fish, Itteringham for £50 and Rose Gunton for £100 paid by D Gunton jnr. Witnessed John Fish 4 Apr 1793
/7 Receipt from James Fish, Itteringham for £50 from D Gunton 11 Apr 1793
/8 Receipt from Wm Bayfield [mark], Itteringham for £20 from D Gunton. Witnessed Jn Fish. 24 Jun 1793
/9 Receipt from R Fish, Itteringham for £50 from D Gunton. 1 Nov 1793
/10 Receipt from R Fish, Itteringham for £50 from D Gunton. 1 Nov 1793
/11 Account of bonds and notes of Dennis Gunton (with Rbt Parmeter snr, T Dix, Thos Oaks, Jn Skilton et al) 1776-1793. 'A book in the shop desk contains further particulars'. 1793
/12 Draft will of Mary Gunton, with many alterations 1827
/13 Copy will of Mary Gunton of Wickmere widow, d 8 Mar 1831. Made 4 May 1827. Recites will of Henry Gunton. The sum of £500 now appointed to Dennis Gunton; to neighbours and relatives Rachel and Jane Gunton of Wickmere £20 each; to Richard Fish of Blickling gent and Dennis Gunton £50 each; all furniture etc to children and grandson of her late sister (Chas West, London, Wm Ogle West, Holland, Thos West, Yorks, Elizabeth Torin and Sophia West both of Kelvedon Essex; and Charles Jn West of Norwich gent grandson) Exec Dennis Gunton. Witness: Wm Repton, Barnabas Davison. Proved 23 March 1831. Fred Roe and Henry Mileham clerks to Mr Repton. 1831
/14 Bill of account of Dennis Gunton exec of Mary Gunton (value of estate £1188). Signed off by Charles, Thomas and Wm O West, Sophia now wife of Joseph Baxendale esq. Nd 
/15 Rough account of Mary Gunton's executorship; notes that Elizabeth Torin died before Mary. Nd 
/16 Indenture of release of Mary Gunton's accounts between Chas West of Walworth gent, W O West of Streatham Hill esq, Thos West of Sheffield common brewer, Joseph Baxendale and Sophia of Kelvedon esq, Chas Jn West of Norwich gent with Dennis Gunton of Matlaske esq. 26 Nov 1831
/17 Copy of will of Rachel Gunton of Wickmere spinster. Made 9 July 1829.
Execs sister Jane Gunton and nephew Richard Fish of Blickling gent. Property in Plumstead left to Jane for life then Dennis Gunton; interest from the £500 to Jane then the sum to John son of her niece Mary wife of Robert Wegg; £200 to children of late niece Rose wife of Rev Robert Norris; £50 to John Humphrey esq late of Royal Marines now Vol Corps Ireland. Poor of Plumstead, Wickmere and Matlaske £5 each; Aldborough £5 in bread. Residue to sister. Witness: Barnabas Davison R W Parmeter and George Roe. Examined 20 Aug 1830 by Geo Roe clerk to Copeman & Parmeter Aylsham. 1830
/18-19 Probate of will of Rachel Gunton and bill of expenses £64 addressed to Copeman & Parmeter Aylsham. 24 Aug 1830
/20 Copy will of Jane Gunton of Wickmere spinster. Made 9 July 1829. All to sister Rachel for life then to nephew Dennis Gunton. Execs sister Rachel and nephew Richard Fish of Blickling gent. The £500 goes in part to John son of niece Mary wife of Robert Wegg, £200 part to children of Rose Norris and £50 part to cousin Jn Humphrey esq late of Royal Marines. Poor bequests as /17 Remainder to nephew Richard Fish. Witness same as /17. 8 May 1832
/21-22 Probate of will of Jane Gunton and covering letter from Thos Blake of Doctors Commons to Messrs Copeman & Parmeter. Parchment 9 May 1832
/23 Note re sale of invested stock for Richard Fish as exec of Rachel and Jane Gunton. 8 Jan 1833
/24 Letters of admin for Elizabeth Gunton of Matlaske widow leaving no children or parents. Estate under £300 to her sister Mary Newstead of Matlaske. Parchment 10 Dec 1842
/25 Annotated draft conveyance 1. Robert Marsham esq of Stratton Strawless 2. John Thruston Mott esq, of Barningham and Sophia (nee Partridge) his wife, 3. Dennis Whitaker Gunton esq of Gunton, in connection with the exchange of lands at Town Barningham, Matlaske and Plumstead, settled under the marriage settlement of JTM and Sophia Mott of 15 February 1808, for other lands of DW Gunton. Part only, pages 7-24 not being present. By this deed it seems that Gunton was to release his premises and Marsham, as trustee of the settlement, void the uses, upon the premises given in exchange. With wrapper from Repton & Scott of Aylsham. 1846
/26 Copy will and codicil of Mrs Frances Mary Gunton of Matlaske Hall widow of Dennis Whitaker Gunton esq. Made 2 May 1865, codicil 4 Aug 1868. Died in London 19 Oct 1869. Proved 11 Dec 1869. All property received from husband to brother-in-law Rev John Gunton. Other property to use Rev Thos Jn Gordon Marsham of Saxlingham; legacies £100 to Louisa Winn Methold, £100 to Frances Gunton, £100 to George Gunton, £200 to Mary Ann Cattley and £200 to her daughter Mary Frances Cattley, £100 to Frances wife of Benjamin Perrone esq, £80 to Mary Riches, £50 to my butler Samuel Bown als Bowen and an annuity of £100 charged on Matlaske farm ; year's salary to any serving servants; my jewels to sister Cecilia Rachel wife of Rev Henry Dugmore [of Beachamwell] her executor; other family members mentioned. Codicil gives Barnes a year's wages and burial instructions. 1869
/27 Copy receipt for 6th share of £2000 re Rev J W Methold decd. Acknowledged by Rev John Gunton of Marsham (administrator of will of Henry Gunton late captain in HM 50th Regiment). From 29 Nov 1830 settlement on marriage of Jn Wm Methold and Louisa Winn Gunton . 1884
/28 Pedigree of Dennis Gunton esq (d 1785) for the Matlaske and Wickmere estates Nd
/29 Pedigree of Henry Gunton and Mrs West's children. Addressed to Wm Repton solicitor Aylsham. Nd
Deeds for properties in Great Yarmouth. Also includes wills, mortgages and sales posters. Also includes a stray indenture.
121 King Street - over 50 documents including deeds and mortgages from 1870s.
132 King Street - wide range of documents including death certificate and will from first half of C20th, papers from 1970s, mortgage documents as well as early deeds and documents.
49 Deneside - 30 documents. 1775 -1911
King Street - 16 documents and will of T.J. Bachelor. 1814-1871
39 Deneside - 16 documents plus three letters. 1783-1899
39 King Street - 16 documents. 1676-1873. 39, 40 King Street were merged with 45 at some point.
41 King Street and 46 Deneside - 9 documents plus a letter. 1868-1920
135 King Street - 32 documents to 1978, plus 2002 Land Registry title plan.
39 King Street (and 45? Deneside)
47 Deneside - 16 documents. 1748-1938
45 Deneside - Gas company. 21 documents including sales posters. 1800-1922. Merged with 39, 40 King street.
48 Deneside - 15 documents. 1748-1913
Howkins family; 1780-2018; Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Title deeds, estate records (including plans, particulars and terriers), clerical and family records of the Steward Family of East Carleton, Saxlingham, Swardeston, Mulbarton and elsewhere in Norfolk
Steward family; fl 18th century-20th century; Norwich, Norfolk
Includes a copy of the Hempnall Inclosure Act and extracts, 1817-1818; leases re Swardeston estate, 1742 with glebe terrier, 1820; a bundle of leases, agreements for hire and sale particulars for estates in East Carleton, Mulbarton and Hethel, 1880s-c 1905; and abstracts of title of Sir Thomas Beevor to estates in Hethel, c 1828.
Includes a C19th copy of J Chasteny's map, dated 1752, of Anthony Sayer's estate in Saxlingham; Isaac Lenny's plan of the Revd Warmoll's estate in Saxlingham, Aug 1829; bundle of deeds and abstracts of title re the Saxlingham estate of John Steward Esq. mortgaged to trustees of the marriage settlement of Mr/Mrs Hordern, with an office copy will of Mr Anthony Sayer. proved (PCC) Aug 1772, abstract of title of John Sayer Warmoll to estates in Saxlingham Nethergate and adjacent parishes, extracted Saxlingham, Shotesham and Hempnall parish register entries relating to the baptisms, marriages and burials of the Sayer and Warmoll families, inc. that of the burial of surgeon, John Sayer Warmoll of Shotesham who died in 1811 from 'Consumption', 1780-1830.
Bundle of John Steward and John Henry Steward's records re various manors, including a copy of the Swardeston inclosure award, 1786, Manor of Mulbarton C19th copy of 1712 licence to plant trees on Mulbarton Common, papers re an encroachment on Swardeston Common, 1835, quit-rentals and account of fees re the manors of Mulbarton and of Saxlingham Nethergate, Verdons and Thorpe Hall, 1830, 1845-1858, sale particulars, Swardeston property, 1833, papers re an assault on James Cannell on Swardeston Common 1833, papers re Philip Candler's estate and case papers re copyholds with John Henry Steward's correspondence re manors, 1786-1858; bundle of deeds and abstracts of title, John Kemp to John Steward re the rectory of Swardeston, including an abstract (1670-1815) with a parchment cover, reused from part of a court roll of the Manor of Gunviles in Wymondham, entries June-Aug 1666, 1800-1822.
Includes: Bundle of copy deeds and abstracts of title to the Bracon Ash estate, Berney to Steward, 1827-1835; abstracts of title and estate papers re the East Carleton estate (late Dod's) 1800-1859 with plan and reference of the Stanfield Hall estate, surveyed 1837, and sale particulars for property in East Carleton and Mulbarton, with plan, 1855-1859; papers re the parish boundaries between East Carleton, Hethel, Bracon Ash and Mulbarton 1825-1838; book of reference of a survey of the parish of Hethel, 1838 with enclosed, a plan of Hethel Glebe Farm, 1841; and extracts of court rolls from the manors of Gowthorpe and of Mulbarton, 1896.
Box also includes the lease and release of an estate in Saxlingham for suffering a recovery to uses for the benefit of the reversions of John Henry Steward, clerk, dated 12/13 Nov 1830, both parchment deeds very rotted and to be returned to the depositor.