Court baron, 22 October 1733

Herts RO D/EB 664/M1

Originals in English. Entries concerning the Aldridge and Turner families have been transcribed in full. Summaries of other entries are being added. This document is not the official court roll but a draft version kept among the papers of the Duncombe family.

[p.1] Manor of Winslowe and its Members. Veiw of Frank Pledge with the Court Baron of Richard Lowndes esq. 22 Oct 7 George II 1733 by John Markham gent steward there

Jury: William Stockley, John Henley Shade Lane, James Morrice, John Britain
John Coles, William Perkins, John Cox, Thomas Wilks
John Stevens Newhouse, Henry Emerton, Thomas Barton & Thomas Cox

Officers chosen:
Petty Constables of Winslowe: John Bailey & Christopher Bigg in the roome of William Smith & William Marlow
Petty Constable of Shipton: John Perkins in the roome of John Bull

Court Baron

Essoigns: Augustine Seaton, Thomas Whiteaves, Mathew Hobbs, William Montague, Joseph Worrall & Thomas Curtice with many others

The Homage Jury: Daniel Gyles, Thomas Blake, Robert Gibbs, Richard Shelton, Henry Stutchbury, John Turner
John Worsley, Charles Bowler elder, William Elliott, Francis Spooner, Benedict Holland at Pound, Robert Hill
Robert Manwareing, Robert Stevens younger, Thomas Rutland younger, William Stevens Tyled House, John Thorpe and George Illing

Att this Court the said homage upon their aforesaid oath present that Thomas Aldridge one of the Customary Tenants of the Mannor aforesaid Dyed since the last Court Seized of the Moiety undevided of one Mesuage in the Markett Place of Winslowe with the Apperten(an)ces in the occupation of the said Thomas Aldridge held of the Mannor aforesaid And that there hap(pe)ned to the Lord for a Herriott four pounds four shillings by Composition  And that the said Thomas Did before his Death out of Court & since the last Court (to wit) on the sixth day of December last past Surrender by the rodd into the hands of the Lord of the said Mannor by the hands of John Turner & John Goldsworth
[p.2] Two other customary Tenants of the Mannor aforesaid According to the Custom of the said Mannor  All that Moiety or part of the Messuage or Tenement in Winslowe aforesaid wherein he \then/ now dwelt which he purchased of his Sister Langley and the Apperten(an)ces thereto belonging To the Use & Behoofe of such person & persons and to such Uses as the same are or shalbe Given \limitted directed or appointed/ in & by the Last Will & by the Last Will & Testament of him the said Thomas Aldridge & Subject to such Payments & Conditions as are or shalbe therein or thereby menconed & declared  The Tenour of which \said Last Will/ in due Manner made & bearing date the twenty eighth day of December \last past/ follows in these Words as to which was in the year of our Lord God  the Customary Tenements Lands  aforesaid (to wit)  Item I Give and Demise all that Moyety or Part of the Messuage or Tenement in Winslowe wherein I now Dwell which I Purchased of my Sister Langley to my Sonn William Aldridge att the Age of one and Twenty but in case the said William Aldridge my Sonn shall happen to dye before he shall have attained the Age of one and Twenty Years I Give and Devise the same Tenement to Thomas Aldridge in case Thomas Aldridge should Dye before he shall attaine the Age of one and Twenty I Give the said Tenement to my Daughter Susanna Aldridge and their Heires  In case my Children should Dye before They shall attain the Age of one and Twenty then I Give the said Messuage to my wife Grace and her Heires forever  As by the said Will here in Court produced more fully Appeares Which said William Aldridge present here in Court requesteth to be Admitted Tenant to the Premisses aforesaid To whome the Lord by his \said/ Steward Hath Granted there of Seizin by the rodd To Have & to Hold to him & his Heires forever by the rodd (According to the \Tenour/ true Intent & Meaning of the said Last Will) att the Will of the Lord According to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid by the rent of [     ] by the Year Suite of Co(u)rt Herriott & other Services therefore antiently due & of right accustomed  And he Giveth to the Lord for a Fine for such his Estate & Entrance Soo had Two Shillings & Six pence  \And for a Herriott four pounds four Shillings by composition/  And is Admitted thereof Tenant  But his Fealty is respited Untill and so forth
[Grace Aldridge (d.1742) was daughter of William Gyles jr (d.1713) and granddaughter of William Gyles sr (d.1702). Jane Langley was her sister.]

Also att this Court the said Homage upon their aforesaid Oath present that Jane the Wife of John Turner of Winslow aforesaid Surgeon One of the Customary Tenants of the said Mannor Dyed since the last Co(u)rt Seized of Two Messuages standing together in Winslowe One in the occupation of the said John Turner the other of the Widdow Webster and One little inclosed Close att Shipton  And the Moiety of the Bell Inn in Winslow & of an acre & an half of Land thereto belonging with their Apperten(an)ces  And that there hapned to the Lord for a Herriott by Composition thirty shillings  And that the said \John Turner and/ Jane \his wife/ (She the said Jane being first solely & secretly examined by the said Steward) Did before her Death out of Co(u)rt & since the last Court (to wit) on the Fifteenth day of May last past Surrender by the rodd into the hands of the Lord of the said Mannor by the hands of the said Steward according to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid  All & every the Copyhold Land & Tenements and Hereditaments of her the said Jane held of the said Mannor  And All her Estate Right & Interest therein in Law and Equity To such Uses Intents and Purposses and upon such Trusts as are or shalbe menconed expressed Declared or appointed in & by any Writing or Writings under the hands & Seales of the said Jane whether Covert or Sole to be attested by two or more credible Witnesses and for \want of/ such direction or appointment  then to the Uses & Behoofe of Mary Dudley Spinster & her Heires  And the said homage find that the said Jane Did by a Writing under her hand \& seal/ attested by two credible Wittnesses Declare & Appoint that the said John Turner should hold & Enjoy the Premisses in such Manner & upon such Conditions as \are/ therein expressed Which said John Altho' Solemnly called to come into this Court to take up the Premisses and do his Suite and Service and so forth Did not \come/ Therefore the first Proclamation was made & so forth
[Jane, daughter of Benjamin Bigg, married John Turner, surgeon (d.1767). Mary Dudley (later Goldsworth) was her niece, daughter of her sister Ann and of John Dudley]

[p.3] Joan Dorsett dyed since the last Court seized of a mesuage in Winslowe in the occupation of John Toe. Robert Dorsett is her brother & next heir & of full age. Herriott 6s by Composition. Robert requesteth to be admitted Tenant. Rent [blank], fine 5s, heriott 6s by composition.

Sarah wife of William Goodman of Winslowe Innholder dyed since the last Court seized of a Mesuage in Winslowe in the occupation of Michael Goodman. John Goodman is her son and next heir. He requesteth to be admitted Tenant. Rent [blank], fine 5s, fealty respited.
[Sarah inherited this from her mother Sarah King d.1720]

Andrew Shelton dyed since the last Court seized of the Revertion of a Tenement in Winslowe in the occupation of Joan Shelton Widdow & expectant on her Decease. His eldest sonn John Shelton is his next heir. Herriot [blank]. John altho' solemnly called did not come. Therefore the first proclamation was made.
[This refers to 20 Horn Street; see Andrew's admission in 1730]

[p.4] Elizabeth Budd widdowe dyed since the last Court seized in Tayle of a Mesuage in Winslowe and seized in Fee of a Garden before the south door of the said Mesuage. John Budd is her Grandson & next heir. Herriott [blank]. John altho' solemnly called did not come. Therefore the first proclamation was made.
[She was probably the widow of John Budd butcher d.1719]

Thomas Gibbs and Sarah his wife out of court on 10 Nov last surrendered:

[p.5] To the use of Mathew Hobbs of Winslowe Apothecary and Ann his wife, who request to be admitted Tenants. Rent [blank], fine 6s.

Richard Bigg gent. and Elizabeth his wife out of Court on 11 Nov last surrendered:

To the use of Joseph Bigg, who requesteth to be admitted Tenant. Rent [blank], fine 5s.
[The sale is mentioned in Richard Bigg's will of 1739. Later at this court Joseph sold the house to William Stockley; see below]

Also att this Court the afore said Homage Upon their aforesaid Oath present that Jane Langley of Barkhamstead in the County of Hertford Widdowe one of the Customary Tenants of the Mannor aforesaid Did out of Court and since the Last Court (to witt) on the twenty fourth Day November last past Surrender by the Rodd into the Hands of the Lord of the said Mannor by the Hands of the said Steward  According to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid All her Estate Right Title Interest Claime and Demand whatsoever of in and to All that Messuage or Tenement in Winslow aforesaid in the occupation of Joseph Ray the Houses of Thomas Aldridge and Grace his wife on both Sides thereof with the Barnes Stables Outhouses & Rights Wayes Passages Easments Proffitts and Appertenances whatsoever thereto belonging or in anywise Apperteyning To The Use and Behoofe of Grace Aldridge wife of Thomas Aldridge of Winslow aforesaid Woollen draper her Heires and Assignes forever Which said Grace Aldridge  present here in Court requesteth to be Admitted Tenant to the premisses aforesaid  To whom the Lord by his said Steward Hath Granted thereof Seizin by the Rodd To Have and To Hold to her and her Heires forever by the Rodd att the will of the Lord According to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid by the rent of [            ] by the Year Suite of Court Herriott and  other Services therefore Antiently due and of Right Accustomed and She Giveth to the Lord for a Fine for such her Estate and Entrance So had five Shillings so had  She hath done her Fealty and is thereof Admitted Tenant

[p.6] James Woodward of Little Horwood Carrier on 19 Dec last surrendered a messuage in Little Horwood in the occupation of Thomas Tatham, and 2 closes of meadowe or pasture in his own occupation near the messuage, and another close. To the use of James Budd of Winslowe Lacebuyer. If James Woodward pays him £41 on 19 June ensueing, to be void. James Budd altho' solemnly called did not come. Therefore the first proclamation was made.

George Barrett of Winslowe Glover and Mary his wife out of court on 11 Jan last surrendered a Barne in Grandborough and a little Home Close adjoyning. To the use of John Bowden of Grandborough Butcher and Elizabeth his wife who, altho' solemnly called did not come. Therefore the first proclamation was made.

[p.7] John Penson of London gent. acknowledgeth himself satisfyed of £139 9s according to a surrender of 10 Jan 1729 by Ann Wyatt widdow and Mr John Wyatt her sonn.

Ann Wyatt widdow and Relict of John Wyatt late of Shipton Gent. deceased, John Wyatt of Shipton Gent. (only son and Heir of John & Ann), Isaac Judge of Aylesbury Malster and Elizabeth his wife, and Thomas Thorpe of Dunton and Rebeccah his wife out of court on 1 March last surrendered 18½ acres of Arrable Land, Meadowe, Ley and Pasture Ground in Shipton:

And all Estate Right Title and Interest. To the use of Richard Lowndes Esq. Lord of the said Mannor his Heires and assignes forever.

[Deleted entry concerning John and Jane Turner]

[p.9] Richard Bigg of Winslowe gent. out of court on 31 Jan last surrendered:

All which premisses were heretofore purchased (amongst other Things) of William Hazlewood. To the use of Robert Whitehall of Padbury gent., on condition that if Richard pays him £200 with interest on 5 April next (being the same summe of Money mencioned in the Condition of a certain surrender made from the said Richard Bigg & Eliz. his wife to the sd Robert Whitehall of certain Copyhold Lands in Winslowe aforesaid bearing date 5 Oct 1731), the surrender should be void. Robert altho' solemnly called did not come, therefore the first Proclamation was made.
[The land was bought by Richard Bigg's father Stephen in 1701]

Andrew Budd of Winslowe Butcher out of court on 25 May last surrendered 2 acres of Arrable Land lyeing together in Chain Furlong in Old Mill Feild, land of Richard Gibbs east, James Budd west. To the use of James Budd of Winslowe Lacebuyer
[p.10] who desireth to be admitted Tenant. Rent [blank], fine 4s.

Andrew Budd of Winslowe Butcher out of court on 31 May last surrendered 2 acres of Arrable Land lyeing in Hawkeslow Furlong in New Mill Feild, land last of Master Gyles south, land late of Master Townsend north. To the use of Richard Morgan of Shipton Lee in the parish of Quainton, on condition that if Andrew pays him £41 on 31 Dec next, to be void. Richard altho' solemnly called did not come, therefore the first Proclamation was made.

[p.11] Samuel Miller & Hugh Miller desired to be admitted Tenants to a Mesuage in Tinkers End in Winslowe late in the occupation of Elizabeth Miller widdow (their late Mother deceased) which came into the hands of the Lord upon the death & surrender to the use of the last Will of the said Elizabeth both presented at the last Court, the Tenour of which Will as to the Customary Tenements follows:

I Give & Devise to my Sonns Samuel & Hugh Miller my Copyhold Messuage or Tenement in Winslowe aforesaid with the Appertan(a)n(c)is  wherein I now dwell to  Hold the same to the  [use of the] said Samuel & Hugh Miller & their heires forever  upon Condition that my said Sonns Samuel & Hugh & their heires shall pay unto my Daughter Mary Bliss & Martha Miller three pounds each the said Mary to be paid within twelve Months after my Decease and the said Martha to be paid within two Yeares after my Decease & also pay to my Sonn & Daughter  Daniel & Ann paid five pounds each my Sonn Daniel to be paid his five pounds when he attains his Age of twenty one yeares & my said Daughter Anne to be paid twenty Shillings part of her Five pounds att the time of my Decease And the remaining four pounds when she attaines her Age of twenty one Yeares

As by the said Will here in Co(u)rt produced more fully appeares  Which said Samuel and Hugh present the Lord by his said Steward Hath Granted thereof seizin  by the rodd to Have and to Hold to them & their Heires forever \by the rodd/ upon the Condition aforesaid (according to the true intent & meaning of the said \last/ Will) att the will of the Lord according to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid by the rent of  [blank] by the Year Suite of Co(u)rt Herriott & other services therefore Antiently due & of right Accustomed And they Give to the Lord for a Fine their estate & Entrance soe had Five Shillings They have done their fealty And are thereof Admitted tenants.
Afterwards Samuel & Hugh Miller surrendered the said Mesuage to the Uses hereinafter mencioned: the South End conteyning a Lower Roome and a Chamber over the same and also that part of the Yard which is now staked out & laid to the said South End to the use of the said Samuel Miller. The other part of the said Mesuage being the North End consisting of a lower Roome & Chamber over the same and also the Outhouse and that part of the Yard which is now staked out and laid to the said North End to the use of Joseph Bliss & Mary his Wife. Samuel Miller and Joseph Bliss & Mary his Wife request to be admitted Tenants.
[p.12] Rent [blank], fine 5s.
[This property in Tinkers End is first mentioned in 1700. The original of the will has not been traced. Elizabeth was the widow of Henry Miller (d.1728) who mortgaged the messuage in 1726. Martha was bap. 1705, Samuel was bap. 1708. A number of earlier children who presumably died young were bap. from 1696 onwards, but the others mentioned in the will were not baptised at Winslow. Samuel and Mary Miller and Joseph and Mary Bliss both had children by 1733.]

Thomas Mountague requesteth to be admitted Tenant to 1¾ acres of land in the Feildes of Grandborough which came into the hands of the Lord upon Death of John Mountague his Brother presented at a Court on 22 Oct 1731.
Thomas Mountague & Ann his wife and Charles Coay & Ann his wife surrendered 1¾ acres of land in the Feildes of Grandborough [details given]. To the use of Robert Stevens the Younger, who requesteth to be admitted Tenant. Rent [blank], fine 3s 6d.

[p.13] John Haines Infant requesteth to be admitted to 2½ acres of Land in Winslowe Feildes which came into the hands of the Lord upon the Death of John Haines his Grandfather presented att the last Generall Court. Rent [blank], fine 5s, herriott [blank], fealty respited.

Sarah Shaw Spinster surrendered 1 acre of Arrable Land in Hollow Furrow Feild near Stone Close, land of Richard Lowndes Esq. on both sides, and half an acre of Arrable Land more shooting into Hollow Furrow, land of Mr Blake north. To the use of Robert Eden of Winslowe Carpenter & Ann his Wife, who Desire to be admitted Tenants. Rent [blank], fine 3s.

John Budd requesteth to be admitted Tenant to 3 acres of Land lyeing in the Comon Feildes of Winslowe which came into the hands of the Lord upon the Death of his Uncle Francis Budd & Grandmother Elizabeth Budd (who had only an Estate for her life in the Premisses). The Death of Francis was presented att the last Generall Court. Rent [blank], fine 6s.
[This is probably the land mentioned in the will of Philip Budd the younger, proved 1717]

Also to this Co(urt) came Robert Tims & Sarah his wife Customary Tenants of the Mannor aforesaid (she the said Sarah
[p.14] being first solely & secretly Examined by the said Steward) and Did in open Court by the rodd Surrender into the hands of the Lord of the said Mannor by the hands of his said Steward according to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid All that Cottage or Tenem(en)t with the Appurtenances Situate in Hobhouching Lane in Winslowe aforesaid now in the occupation of John Turner To the use and Behoofe of Christopher Bigg and Alice his wife for the termes of their Naturall lives and the life of the longer liver of them and after their severall Deceases to the right heires of the said Christopher forever Which said Christopher & Alice present here in Co(ur)t Desire to be admitted Tenants to the premises aforesaid To whom the Lord by his said Steward Hath Granted thereof Seizin by the rodd To Have & to Hold to the said Christopher & Alice & to the heires of the said Christopher \forever/as aforesaid by the rodd att the Will of the Lord according to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid by the rent of [blank] by the Year suite of Court Herriott & other services therefore antiently due & of right accustomed And they give to the Lord for a fine for such their Estate & Entrance so had five shillings They have done their fealty and are admitted Tenants

[p.15] Thomas Whiteaves Acknowledgeth himself satisfyed and paid all Principall Money & Interest mentcioned in the Condition of a surrender presented 28 April 1729 by Henry Pitkin, Elizabeth his wife & Ralph Pitkin.
Elizabeth Pitkin Widdow and Ralph Pitkin surrendered 3 Leyes lying together shooting towards Shipton Plank, land of Eleanor Montague widdow north [+ other land in Granborough]. To the use of Elizabeth Thorpe Widdow, on condition that it they pay her £24 12s on 22 April next, this surrender shall be void.

[p.16] William Bayley of Bottle Cleydon Labourer surrendered a Mesuage in Grandborough now in the occupation of William Mountague. To the use of the said William Mountague Shoomaker, who requesteth to be admitted Tenant. Rent [blank], fine 5s.

Martha Townesend Infant requesteth to be admitted Tenant to 5 acres in the Feildes of Shipton which came into the hands of the Lord upon the Death of William Townesend her Father presented on 22 Oct 1731 and on the Death of John Townesend infant her brother presented at the last Generall Court. Rent [blank], fine 10s, herriott a land of Wheat of the Value of 18s, fealty respited.

Also To this Court came Grace Aldridge Widdow & Jane Langley Widdow Sisters & Heires of Mr William Gyles their late deceased Thomas Bates and Thomas Swift & Mary his wife (heretofore the wife of Thomas Bates deceased) Customary Tenants of the Mannor aforesaid (She the said Mary being first solely & secretly examined by the said Steward)  And Did in open Court by the rodd Surrender into the hands of the Lord of the said Mannor by the hands of the said Steward According to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid All that Cottage or Tenement scituate adjoyning to Millers ley in the Parish of Winslowe aforesaid now in the severall occupations of the said the said Thomas Bates & Thomas Swift with the Garden Orchards Backsides & Apperten(a)nces thereto belonging To the Use & Behoofe of Richard West of Winslowe aforesaid Chandler his Heires and Assignes forever Provided alwayes & upon this Condition that if the said Thomas Bates & Thomas Swift & Mary his wife or any or either of them their any or either of their Heires Executors or Administrators doe & shall well & truly Pay or cause to be paid unto the said Richard West his Heires Executors
[p.17] or Adm(inistrators) the full Sume of thirteen pounds with lawfull Interest for the same of lawfull Money of Great Britain on the two and twentieth day of Aprill next ensueing  Then this Surrender shall be void or else shall remain in full Force & Vertue Which said Richard present here in Co(urt) requesteth to be admitted Tenant to the Premisses aforesaid To whome the Lord by his said Steward Hath Granted thereof Seizin by the rodd  To Have & to Hold to him & his Heires (upon the Condition aforesaid) by the rodd att the Will of the Lord According to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid by the rent of [               ]  by the Year Suite of Court Herriott & other Services therefore antiently due & of right accustomed  And he Giveth to the Lord for a Fine for such his Estate & Entrance soe had Five Shillings  He hath done his Fealty  And is thereof Admitted Tenant
[Grace Aldridge and Jane Langley must have inherited from their brother William Gyles III a mortgage on the cottage of Thomas Bates which they sold on to Richard West; see 1706 for the original mortgage]

Also to this Court came Elizabeth Foster Widdow one of the Customary Tenants of the Mannor aforesaid and Did in open Court by the rodd Surrender into the hands of the Lord of the said Mannor by the hands of the said Steward According to the custom of the Mannor aforesaid All that her Barne & Orchard with the Appurtenances in Hobhouching Lane in Winslow aforesaid The house & Ground now or late of Robert Tims South To the Use & Behoofe of Christopher Bigg of Winslow aforesaid Blacksmith & Alice his wife for the terms of their Naturall lives & the life of the Longer liver of them and from & after their severall Deceases to the right heires of the said Christopher forever Which said Christopher & Alice present here in Co(urt) request to be Admitted Tenants to the premises aforesaid To whom the Lord by his said Steward Hath Granted thereof seizin by the rodd To Have & to Hold to the said Christopher & Alice & to the heires of the said Christopher forever as aforesaid by the rodd att the Will of the Lord according to the Custom of the Mannor aforesaid by the rent of [blank] by the Year suite of Co(urt) herriott & other services therefore antiently due & of right accustomed And they give to the Lord for a fine for such their Estate & Entrance so had five Shillings They have done their fealty and are thereof admitted Tenants

Philipp Budd Infant requesteth to be admitted Tenant to 1 acre of Land lyeing in Hawkslow Furlong in the New Mill Feild which came into the hands of the Lord upon the surrender (& Death) of John Budd his Father to the use of his last Will presented on 13 Oct 1718. Rent [blank], fine 2s, fealty respited.

Mary Loundes Spinster by John Turner her Attorny requesteth to be admitted Tenant to one Cottage & one Close of Pasture conteyning 3 acres in Winslow which came into the hands of the Lord upon the Death of Peter Lowndes her Uncle presented att a Court on 24 Oct 1727. Rent [blank], fine 6s, fealty respited.

[p.18] Joseph Bigg & Mary his wife surrendered a Mesuage in Winslowe in the occupation of William Stockley, the house of William Franklin north & the Comon streets west & south, lately surrendered to Joseph by Mr Richard Bigg & Elizabeth his wife. To the use of William Stockley & Mary his wife for their lives, then to such Child or Children lawfully begotten between them as the longer liver of them shall by last Will & Testament direct, or for want thereof to the right heires of William. William & Mary sought to be admitted Tenants. Fine 5s.

Matthew Hobbs & Ann his wife surrendered their Mesuage in Winslowe now in their own Occupation with all Outhouses, Buildings, Stables, yards, Gardens, Backsides etc. To the use of themselves for their lives, then to their Sonn William Hobbs & Ann his wife for their lives, then to the right heires of William Hobbs forever. Matthew & Ann and William & Ann sought to be admitted Tenants. Rent [blank], fine 5s.

17th proclamation made for Joseph Holloway
13th proclamation for William Heady
12th proclamation for Henry Wilmore
[p.19] 7th proclamation for Francis Woodcock
10th proclamation for the Heires of Joseph Gurney
10th proclamation for John Watts
7th proclamation for John Bull
6th proclamation for John Bull on Surrender of Henry Thoms & his wife
5th proclamation for John Toms
5th proclamation for William Markham
5th proclamation for John Penson
4th proclamation for John Turner
4th proclamation for William Heady
3rd proclamation for Benjamin Ingram on surrender of [blank] Westley
3rd proclamation for John Bull on surrender of Ann Mayne & others
3rd proclamation for Elinor Mountague
3rd proclamation for Henry Mountague
3rd proclamation for Benjamin Ingram on surrender of Robert Gibbs
3rd proclamation for William Heady & William Curtice
2nd proclamation for Avice Rutland
2nd proclamation for George Stevens
2nd proclamation for the Heires of John Mayne
2nd proclamation for the Heires of Joseph Meakes
2nd proclamation for William Guy gent. & his wife

End of this Court [signed] John Markham steward


Private courts

Court Baron of Richard Lowndes Esq 12 December 7 George II 1733 by John Markham gent. steward

The Homage: Daniel Gyles, Joseph Turner, Peter Stuchbury, Robert Stevens, John Henley the younger, John Morrice

Robert Stevens the elder of Grandborough Yeoman acknowledgeth himself satisfyed and paid all Principall Money & Interest mencioned in the Condition of a surrender att a Court on 13 Sep 1731 by Ann Wyatt widdow and John Wyatt gent. her sonn.
[p.20] Ann Wyatt and John Wyatt (eldest sonn & heir of John Wyatt gent deceased by the said Ann) surrendered:

To the use of Matthew Hobbs of Winslowe Apothecary, who requesteth to be admitted. Rent [blank], fine 37s.

[p.21] Court Baron of Richard Lowndes Esq 4 January 7 George II 1733[/4] by John Markham gent. steward

The Homage: Daniel Gyles, William Gibbs, John Turner and Thomas Whiteaves

William Markham of the Six Clerkes Office London gent. by Joseph Turner his Attorny requesteth to be admitted Tenant to one Mesuage and 57 acres of Land in the Town, Parish & Feildes of Winslowe, which came into the hands of the Lord upon the Surrender of Richard Bigg of Winslowe gent. presented at a Court on 13 April 1730. To hold upon the Condition in the Surrender for the payment of £307 10s. Rent [blank], fine £5 14s, fealty respited.

Robert Whitehall of Padbury gent. requesteth to be admitted Tenant to 19 acres of Land in the Feildes & Parish of Winslowe which came into the hands of the Lord upon the Surrender of Richard Bigg gent. & Elizabeth his wife presented at a Court on 22 Oct 1731, and to 6 acres of Land in Winslowe which came into the hands of the Lord upon the Surrender of Richard Bigg presented at a Court on
[p.22] 22 Oct last. To hold upon the Condition in the Surrender for the payment of £200 with lawfull Interest. Rent [blank], fine 50s.

[p.23] Court Baron of Richard Lowndes Esq 29 January 7 George II 1733[/4] by John Markham gent. steward

The Homage: Mathew Hobbs, William Goodman, William Stockly and Peter Stutchbury

Thomas Mountague nephew of Thomas Mountague late of Grandborough Yeoman deceased requesteth to be admitted to the Revertion (expectant upon the Decease of Eleanor Mountague Widdow and Relict of Thomas) of one Mesuage, one Yard Land and a Quarter of one Yard Land in Grandborough, which came into the hands of the Lord upon the Death & Surrender (to the Use of the last Will) of Thomas both presented att a Court held 23 Oct 1728. Rent [blank], fine £3 15s.
Thomas the Nephew then surrendered the Revertion to the use of Richard Wykham of Swacliffe Oxon Esq., upon Condition that if Thomas pays him £225 10s on 29 July next this Surrender shalbe void. Richard altho' solemnly called did not come, therefore first proclamation made.

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