File LEST/FP 5 - Lease of a farm in Holme for 12 years between Revd Armine Styleman and Matthew Nelson

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Lease of a farm in Holme for 12 years between Revd Armine Styleman and Matthew Nelson


  • 1792 (Creation)

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(c 1790s-19th century)

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Matthew Nelson is listed in the 1841 census at Holme next the Sea. Also in the household were Elizabeth, Martha and Mary Nelson, all in their twenties. In the 1851 census Matthew is recorded as a widower aged 60, with two daughters: Elizabeth aged 36 and Mary aged 34. His occupation is given as a farmer of 181 acres, employing 8 men and 4 boys. In the 1861 census he is termed a yeoman land owner occupying about 220 acres, and employing 8 men, 2 team carters and 2 boys.

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Created 07/08/2002 by Droip. Modified 31/10/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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