File MS 21488 - Manor of Rollesby court book

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MS 21488


Manor of Rollesby court book


  • 1676-1682 (Creation)

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A manor of the Bishop of Norwich, taken from the bishopric and vested in the King, 1535; J.M. Ensor, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845). The Great Hospital in Norwich had a manor in Rollesby, acquired in 1489 [source Carole Rawcliffe, Medicine for the Soul] but in a Great Hospital account roll for the manor, the account for 1413-14 of messor/bailiff, Peter [de] Bury are headed, '[the manor of] Pecches, Rollesby'.\r\nLeonard Mapes, esq., first court, 22 June 1736, certainly until 1771.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1867; lord of the manor: Charles P.S. Ensor; Steward: S.C. Burton [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 4 August 1967.

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In hands of Mrs D. Beverly, 16 The Street, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds.

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Created 20/08/2007 by Droip. Modified 12/07/2018 by Droip.


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