Back to results


Sale of Lincolnshire estates, 1855-6, by Robert John Verney, Lord Willoughby de Broke.


Bundle of papers relating to the title etc. of the Lincolnshire estates. Includes: - Inclosure Act for Frampton, 1784 - Paper concerning inclosure of Ropsley and Humby, 1796-7 - Papers concerning land tax in Scredington, Helpringham, Heckington, Bicker, Swineshead, Frampton, Swaton, Ropsley and Humby, the redemption of which is to be paid by the sale of the manor of Long Stanton, co. Cambs., [WM 1798]. - Certificate by the Commissioners of H.M. Treasury exempting lands in Scredington, sold by Robert John Lord Willoughby de Broke to John Girdwood, from any crown debts charged on them, 25 May 1861 - Papers concerning the Scredington Inclosure, 1798 - Act of Parliament to vest estates of Robert John Verney Lord Willoughby de Broke in Lincolnshire in trustees for sale, 1854 - Papers concerning the sale of land in Rodbaston to the Grand Junction Railway, 1834/35 With plans. - Papers concerning a claim to land in Welton, alleged to have descended to the Willoughby de Broke family through the marriage (1651) of Mary, daughter of Sir John Pretyman and Sir Richard Verney, later Lord Willoughby de Broke. Includes pedigrees of the Pretyman family.