Minute book for meetings of justices for the borough of Castle Rising, 1827-1836, and for the manor of Castle Rising, 1854-1925; with packet of typescript papers about North Wootton common, etc., 1925
- 1827-1925 (Creation)
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After the conquest the lordship of Castle Rising was granted to the Barons of Albini, before passing to the Barons of Montalt. Roger de Monte Alto died in possession 1296-7. The manor was surrendered to Queen Isabel as regent in the early fourteenth century. At an inquisition taken in 1358, she was found to have died in possession of the manor, with the Reversion belonging to Edward Prince of Wales [IPM 1:10/447]. The manor passed from Edward III to his son Edward and then to the Howard family as Dukes of Norfolk. Mrs Mary Howard, wife of the Hon. Fulk Greville Howard, is given as lady of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845). Roger de Monte Alto died in possession 1296-7.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1922; lord of the manor: Charles Alfred Howard; Steward: W.D. Ward [TNA, HMC 5/6].\r\nH.L. Bradfer-Lawrence was steward in the 20th century.
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Castle Rising Borough was disenfranchised by The Great Reform Act of 1832.
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Formerly BL IXb/5.
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Created 14/04/2009 by Droip. Modified 07/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.