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Clifton-on-Dunsmore manorial records


Copy conveyance by Thomas Wall of Newton, grazier, (nephew and devisee of William Martin late of Newton aforesaid, gent., deceased) and John Smith of Clifton on Dunsmore, grazier, and Mary his wife (late Mary Martin, widow of William Martin, deceased) to John Kinderley of Symonds Inn, Chancery Lane, gent., of the manor of Newton with court leet, court baron and other franchises thereto belonging, together with the Manor House yard, orchard and backside then in the occupation of Thomas Wall, and a messuage then used as two messuages adjoining to the street called the New House and one acre of land, also another messuage in the occupation of William Howkins and a close containing 6 acres formerly called Longstone and then called Dick Walker's Close purchased by William Martin from Richard Walker the elder and Richard Walker the younger, also a parcel of land in Newton containing 8 acres, 2 roods and 33 perches purchased by William Martin from William Howkins and Thomas Townsend and then being part of a close called Blake Lands also 110 acres in Newton called Lampett Hill, Washbrook Hill (then divided into two closes by a road) Old man Hill, two closes called Longstock, Blake Lands, Crab Tree Meadow, Old Man Hill Meadow, and a small osier bed in Old Man Hill, all which closes (except part of Blake Lands) were upon inclosure of the open fields of Newton allotted in lieu of 3 yard lands, etc. and were then in the occupation of Thomas Wall, to the intent that the said John Kinderley should be tenant in a recovery to be suffered of the said lands to ensure to the use that the said Mary should receive a yearly rent charge of £20 for her life and subject thereto to the use of Joseph Jenaway of Clifton on Dunsmore, grazier, for a term of 99 years upon trust to secure the said rent charge and subject thereto to the use of Thomas Wall and his heirs for ever.