File STA 273 - Miscellaneous court book, with entries for Worstead, Sloley, Crostwight, Walcott, East Ruston, Honing manors.

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STA 273

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Miscellaneous court book, with entries for Worstead, Sloley, Crostwight, Walcott, East Ruston, Honing manors.

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  • 1733-1737 (Creation)

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(1189-1925)

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Owned by Sir Edmund Jenney in 1522. Lord Cholmondeley was lord in 1802. Mr [Martin] Shepheard is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845). Mrs Anna Maria Shepheard is given as lady of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1883).\r\nLast transaction dated: 1903; lord of the manor: Ann Maria Shepheard; Steward: Fairfax Davies [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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(1189-1925)

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Lord Cholmondeley was lord 1800-2, Thomas Cubitt from 1803. Edward George Cubitt, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).

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(1189-1925)

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According to White's Directory of 1845, the rectory manor was held on lease by T.N. Keith and J.J. Blake, Esqs., from the Dean and Canons of Windsor. Church Commissioners (Chapter of Windsor) were given as lords of the manor in Kelly's Directory (1937).

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(1189-1925)

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At an inquisition held in 1367, Eleanor Gros, or le Groos, was found to have held the manor jointly with Oliver her husband, of Sir William de Morle. Sir John was her son and heir [IPM 12/87].\r\nExtended into Worstead parish.\r\nRevd James White, MA, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1872; lord of the manor: ?; Steward: ? [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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(1189-1925)

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Sir John Willoughby died in possession 2 July 1348, heir his son John [IPM 9/201]. Conveyed by Robert de Langele and John de Geystweyt to Peter Roscelyn and Mabilla his wife 1357-8 [source: Rye, Feet of Fines]. At an inquisition held in 1372, Sir John Willoughby was found to have held the manor by grant of Sir William la Souche and Sir William de Huntyngfeld and Henry Malboys, parson of the church. It was held of Edmund Ufford. Sir Robert was his son and heir [IPM 13/202]. Inquisistion re lands of Joan, Duchess of York wrongly taken into the King's hands by forfeiture of Henry Lescrop her late husband, including the manor of Walcott 'Syreswaters', 1415 [IPM 20/473].\r\nS. Bignold, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nJames Palmer, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.

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(1189-1925)

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Property of Benedictine abbey of St Benet (in Horning, Norfolk), annexed to the Bishopric of Norwich by exchange in 1535; isted as a Bishop's manor in the Parliamentary Survey of 1649.
There is no manor called simply Worstead in the 1821 Inclosure Act, the manor that is owned by the Bishop being that called Worstead Bromholme. [NRO, C/Sca 2/343]. The Hon. William Rufus Rous, son of the Earl of Stradbroke, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).
Lieutenant Colonel William John Rous is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.
The Rous family are named in court books as lords of the Worstead Hemptons, Pentons, Stapletons, Thuxtons, Wythes, Heydons Manor: the 'manor of Worstead' is perhaps just a shortened version of the name.

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Created 17/01/2003 by droip. Modified 11/07/2018 by Droip.

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