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Abstract of title, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1714

Scope and Contents

Abstract of John Varnam's title to the 'Bell and Chequer' and to lands in Croload and elsewhere in the manor of Chatteris Ramsey, Chatteris, summarising records of courts from 1677 to 1754. Two further sequences of abstracts also relating to land in Croload have been struck through, apparently by the compiler. Named parties are: 1. John Cooper (fl 1677) 2. Susanna Cooper, wife of John Cooper (fl 1677) 3. Ann Cooper, daughter of John Cooper (fl 1677) 4. William Rose (fl 1725, son of Ann Wright ?nee Cooper) 5. John Wright (d before 1725) 6. William Blench (fl 1725) 7. Margaret Marriott, daughter of John Marriott and later ?wife of Thomas Skeeles, and later still wife of Thomas Varnam (fl 1727) 8. John Marriott (fl 1727) 9. Thomas Skeele[s], son of Richard Skeele (d before 1747) 10. Martha Weeden, of Huntingdon, widow 11. Thomas Varnam (fl 1754) 12. Elizabeth Lamborne of Cambridge, widow (fl 1754) 13. John Varnam, son of Margaret Varnam nee Marriott (fl 1754) 14. William Ellis (fl 1720) 15. John Tye (d before 1720) 16. Richard Seeds (fl 1743) 16. Richard Smith (fl 1691) 17. Ann Smith, wife of Richard Smith (fl 1691) 18. John Smith, son of Richard Smith (fl 1725) 19. Richard Skeele (fl early 18th cent) 20. Ann Skeeles (fl 1748) 21. Margaret Skeeles (fl 1748)


  • Creation: 1754 (Circa, undated, endorsed in red ink)

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Presented by E A B Barnard, FSA, November 1931

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