- 1682, c 1911 (Creation)
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1 plan, 1 letter and 1 deed
Name of creator
Originally from King’s Lynn (according to 1911 census). Worked as Engineer and Surveyor to the Urban District Council of Caversham.
Asked the Streets, Buildings and Markets Committee to sanction his commission into the Royal Engineers, on the same terms as those offered by the Corporation. On 27/10/1915 it was resolved to comply with the request but to keep him in post for as long as possible.
He returned to his post after the war.
Resigned to become Borough Surveyor for Thornaby-on-Tees on 12/09/1923.
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Scope and content
1: A description of what "copy hold" is together with a plan showing copy holders in South Wootton. Description provided by Alfred John Smith one time Borough Surveyor and Engineer. Map is UFP.
2: A land document transfer in King's Lynn by Jonas Leech 1682.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
MC 3530/1 is UFP due to weak and torn seams
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- Tenants » Manorial Tenants
- Legal » Property
- Legal » Property » Real Property » Manors » Copyhold