Fonds MC 804 - Minute Book of the Manor of Lakenham

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MC 804


Minute Book of the Manor of Lakenham


  • 1668-1676 (Creation)

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1 volume

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Lordship of the Manor \r\nGranted to Norwich Cathedral priory by Bishop Herbert, 1101; passed to Norwich Dean and Chapter at the Dissolution of the monastic house and foundation of the Cathedral chapter, 1538; retained by the Crown at the refoundation, 1547.\r\nFirst court of Richard Catlyn, esq., son and heir apparent of Thomas Catlyn, esq., 7 Oct 1617\r\nJohn Chapman 28 May 1632\r\nFirst court of George Lord Berkeley and Sir William Withypoll 5 Apr 1641\r\nFirst court of George Berkeley, esq., and Mrs Cecilia Massenbergh, widow, 9 May 1654\r\nFirst court of George Berkeley, esq., 2 Apr 1657\r\nFirst court of Richard Wright, gent., farmer/renter, 6 Jan 1665\r\nGeorge Earl Berkeley 28 July 1685\r\nFirst court of George Berkeley, esq., 1 Oct 1690\r\nJeremy Chaplyn, esq., and Jane, his wife, 21 Apr 1704\r\nJane Chaplin, widow, 25 Nov 1717\r\nLionel Spencer Berkeley, esq., 17 May 1751\r\nWilliam Crowe, esq., 17 Apr 1752\r\nFirst court of James Crowe, esq., 18 July 1793\r\nMargaret Trafford Southwell, widow, 9 Nov 1832\r\nEdward William Trafford, esq., 15 Dec 1842\r\nLast transaction dated: 1878; lord of the manor: Edward William Trafford; Steward: J.M. Robberds [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 February 1967 (MS 33746).

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