Rental of manor of Kenwick in Tilney with account of quitrents received by Thomas Dixon, 1777, manor of Islington, surrender of Mary Boon, 1704, precept to seize copyhold lands, 1743, note of fines and fees due, 1785
- 1704-1785 (Creation)
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Lord Coleraine died in 1749 leaving his estates to his illegitimate daughter, Henrietta du Plessis who was born in Italy in 1745. A lengthy lawsuit ensued and Thomas Francis was appointed receiver. Gout frequently prevented him from coming to Norfolk and Dixon continued to act as steward.
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Robert de Scales died in possession,1324-5; heir his son Robert [IPM 6/593]. Thomas de Ingaldesthorp was found to have died seised of a moiety of the manor at an inquisition taken in 1328; John was his son and heir [IPM 7/109]. Sir Roger de Scales died in possession, 1387-8; heir his son Robert [IPM 16/531]. Robert Scales died in possession, 1403; heir his son Robert [IPM 18/724]. Joan, widow of Sir Roger Scales, died in possession 1415; heir her son Robert [IPM 20/162]. \r\nThe manor belonged to the Guybon family in the 17th century, then to the Dixon family from 1725. It passed to the descendants of Thomas Dixon's sister, Jane Bagge. William Bagge and Thomas Bagge are named as lords of the manor of Islington in the Inclosure Award of 1798 [C/Sce 1/8A]\r\nThomas and William Bagge are named as lords of the manor of Islington in the Clenchwarton Inclosure Act of 1825: the manor extended into Clenchwarton [C/Sca 2/69].\r\nEdward Bagge, Esq., of Islington Hall, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nRichard Bagge, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.
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Part of the priory of Lewes' manor of West Walton, granted temp Richard I to Alan son of Robert de Snetisham alis Ingaldesthorpe. Thomas de Ingaldesthorp was found to have died holding the manor as fee farm from the Prior of Lewes, at an inquisition taken in 1328; John was his son and heir [IPM 7/109]. IPM of 1336: John de Ingaldesthorpe died in possession of a moiety of the manor, held of the prior of Lewes; heir his son Thomas. [IPM 7/707]. An inquistion held in 1372 found that Sir William Ingelthorpe had held the manor of the prior of Lewes. John was his son and heir [IPM 13/158]. Descended through Ingaldesthorpe famiy until 1458 when John Nevill married Isabel de Ingaldesthorpe. In 1750 and 1765 Lord FitzWilliams was lord. [Bryant]. At an inquisition held in 1476, Isabel, late wife of Sir William Norreys, and sometime wife of John Neville, Marquess Montagu, was found to have been in possession of the manor, holding it of the prior of Lewes. John Nevile, Duke of Bedford, was given as her son and heir, although a later inquisition in 1490 found that George, her son, was heir [IPM H7 1/95].\r\nHenry Case Morewood and his wife Ellen are named as lord and lady at the time of the Inclosure Award of 1798 [NRO, C/Sce 1/8A].\r\nColonel Moorwood is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nRevd A.W. Durdin is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1906; lord of the manor: Lydia Adelaide Love; Steward: E. Llewellyn Gwillim [TNA, HMC 5/6].
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Created 13/07/2009 by Droip. Modified 05/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.