File MS 13939, 472X5 - Miscellaneous material of manor of Houghton Lexhams, Houghton Coxford and Houghton Roos otherwise Sydneys

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MS 13939, 472X5


Miscellaneous material of manor of Houghton Lexhams, Houghton Coxford and Houghton Roos otherwise Sydneys


  • 19th century-20th century (Creation)

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Not a manor as such in Blomefield, but notes that the prior of Coxford had an interest in land within this parish.\r\nThe Inclosure Act of 1819 for East Rudham, West Rainham and Helhoughton names John Townshend and Robert Blake, trustees of estate of late Marquis Townshend, as lords of this and nine other manors within these parishes [C/Sca 2/229].

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The Southwells were lords of the manor in the first half of the sixteenth century; the manor appears in an account of those held by Richard Southwell [NRO NRS 19289]. Listed as a Bishop's manor in the Parliamentary Survey of 1649.
The Inclosure Award of 1812 says that Daniel Henry Lee Warner has lately purchased the manor of Houghton Lexhams from William Wilson Bagge. [C/Sca 12/312].

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TAKEN FROM BLOMEFIELD: Maud, youngest daughter and coheir of Sir John de Vaux, had also a moiety, which by her marriage came to William Lord Ross of Hamlake, in which family it continued, and came, after the attainder of Thomas, Lord Ross, to his eldest daughter, Elizabeth, who married Sir Robert Maners, whose son, George Lord Ross, inherited it, and was sold by Henry Earl of Rutland, his descendant.
In 1551, Martin Hastings, Gent. presented to the vicarage, but whether he was lord does not appear.
Gyles Symonds, of Hilderston. Gent. was lord of the town in the year 1571, and had livery of it, with the manor of Whitwell, by Refham, about the 1st of Elizabeth, and Henry Sidney, Esq. was lord in the 42d of Elizabeth.
In 1720, Colonel Lee possessed it, and his son, Henry Lee Warner, Esq. died lord, and his son inherits it.
From: 'North Greehow Hundred: Houghton', An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 9 (1808), pp. 244-247. URL: Date accessed: 12 July 2013.
The Inclosure Award of 1812 names Daniel Henry Lee Warner as lord [C/Sca 2/312].

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MSS 13928-13950 weeded Jan 1977, court papers to be destroyed where court books are deposited of same date.

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


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