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Admission (copy), Sutton, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1773

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Certifying that William Custance of Sutton, farmer, having surrendered on 16 Apr 1812 by the hands of Moses Oates and in the presence of Thomas Haddock his 6 acres of copyhold fen or marsh land in Sutton North Fen, manor of Sutton, to the use of Philip Cawthorne of Chatteris, farmer (see Doc 1771, 1772), the latter is now formally admitted tenant to the property at the unchanged annual rent of 2s 8d. The consideration is recorded as #300. Copy of court roll, examined by Hugh Robert Evans gent, deputy steward of the court, duty stamp. Lords of the manor are the dean (William Pearce DD) and chapter of Ely. The steward is James Yorke esq. Endorsed in red: 'Custances Lot is now thrown to a field of Days Farm called the Ell Six, and was enfranchised April 1894', also endorsed in pencil 'Bundle 6'.


  • 2 May 1812

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., November 1931

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