Series BL/MA 1 - Manor of Congham Rusteyns and Reedhall

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BL/MA 1

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Manor of Congham Rusteyns and Reedhall

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  • 14th century-18th century (Creation)

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6 parchments, 16 papers, 74 folios, 4 rolls, 8 folders, 3 bundles, 2 files, 1 volume

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(fl 14th century-1691)

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Owned the Manor of Congham Rusteyns and Reedhall.

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(fl 1691)

Biographical history

Anthony Hamond purchased the Manor of Congham Rusteyns and Reedhall in 1691.

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(1189-1925)

Administrative history

Belonged to the Spelman family and was sold to Anthony Hamond in 1691 [NRO, Birbeck Collection].
The Congham Inclosure Award of 1814 refers to the 'manor or manors of Rustens and Reed Hall'; Anthony Hamond is named as lord. The Award does not mention any other manor in Congham, although it refers to a manor of Coldham Hall having copyholds within the parish [NRO, C/Sca 2/76].
Henry Elwes, Esq. of Colesbourne, Gloucestershire, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845). Arthur Elwes, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1883).

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6cff1887-fe55-4243-a97b-ee51a6e27df0

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Created 14/04/2009 by Droip. Modified 07/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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