Series BL/MA 6 - Manor of Shipdham

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Manor of Shipdham


  • 15th century-18th century (Creation)

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6 volumes

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The Bishop of Ely is named as lord of Shipdham in the Nomina Villarum of 1316.
First court pf Sir Robert Gaudy held on 12 April 1621 [NRO, MC 2999/1].
Purchased by Lord Townshend from Sir John Castleton c 1704.
Wyrley Birch, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.
Last transaction dated: 1883; lord of the manor: Wyrley Birch; Steward: Frederick W. Atkey [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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This manor was purchased by Lord Townshend from Sir John Castleton c 1704.

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


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