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Admission (copy), Sutton, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1774
Scope and Contents Certifying that Symon Reynolds having surrendered on 23 Sep 1743 by the hands of John Marriot and George Leath his 6 acres of copyhold fen or marsh land in Sutton North Fen, manor of Sutton, late in the possession of Hannah White, to the use of Thomas Coles, son of Ann Coles, widow, and his heirs (with reversion to his sister Sarah Coles), Coles is now formally admitted tenant to the property at the unchanged annual rent of 2s 8d. Since, however, he is only two years old, his mother is...
Dates: 4 Oct. 1743 (17 George II)
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Admission (copy), Sutton, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1779
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Certifying that John Wilkin having surrendered on 2 May 1777 by the hands of Henry Porter in the presence of John Ayres his 6 acres of copyhold fen or marsh ground in Sutton North Fen, manor of Sutton, to the use of Thomas Maylin of Sutton, gent, and his heirs (Doc 1778), Maylin is now formally admitted tenant to the property at the unchanged annual rent of 2s 8d. Copy of court roll, examined by Charles Greene esq, steward of the court, duty stamps.

Dates: 7 May 1777
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Admission (copy), Sutton, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1781
Scope and Contents Certifying that Thomas Maylin gent having surrendered on 6 Apr 1779 by the hands of Thomas Custance senior in the presence of William Boon his 6 acres of copyhold fen or marsh ground in Sutton North Fen, manor of Sutton, to the use of Freeman Cawthorne of Chatteris, yeoman, and his heirs (Doc 1780), Cawthorne is now formally admitted tenant to the property at the unchanged annual rent of 2s 8d. Copy of court roll, examined by Aungier Peacocke esq, steward of the court, duty stamps. Endorsed...
Dates: 28 Apr. 1779
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Admission (copy), Sutton, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1783
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Certifying that the late Freeman Cawthorne held 6 acres of copyhold fen or marsh ground in Sutton North Fen, manor of Sutton, at his death. His son and heir, Philip Cawthorne, now petitions for and is admitted tenant in the same at an unchanged annual rent of 2s 8d. Copy of court roll, examined by Hugh Robert Evans gent, deputy steward to Charles Nalson Cole esq; the dean (William Pearce DD) and chapter of Ely cathedral being lords of the manor, duty stamps.

Dates: 13 May 1800
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Admission (copy), Sutton, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1784
Scope and Contents Certifying that in his will dated 1 Sep 1794 the late Freeman Cawthorne bequeathed two parcels of lands containing 8 and 6 acres respectively in Sutton North Fen, held copyhold of the manor of Sutton, to his sons Philip and William Cawthorne to be held in common, and that the two sons are admitted tenants at the former specified rents: 2s 8d per annum on each parcel of land. (The will as quoted refers to 26 acres.) Copy of court roll, examined by the deputy steward, Hugh Robert Evans gent;...
Dates: 13 May 1800
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Admission (copy), Sutton, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1786
Scope and Contents Certifying that William Cawthorn of Chatteris, farmer, having surrendered on 14 Aug 1807 by the hands of William Jellings in the presence of William Palmer his 6 acres of copyhold fen or marsh ground in Sutton Long North Fen 'called the Middle Lot', manor of Sutton, late Peacock's, to the use of the present occupant, his brother Philip Cawthorne of Chatteris, farmer, and his heirs (Doc 1785), Philip Cawthorne is now formally admitted tenant to the property at the unchanged annual rent of 2s...
Dates: 25 Apr. 1808
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Admission (copy), West Wratting, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.3976
Scope and Contents Certifying that whereas William Woollard, customary tenant of the manor of West Wratting, Cambridgeshire, surrendered on 5 Oct 1749 by the hands of Edward Haylock and in the presence of John Haylock, his windmill and cottage in the same manor, to the use of Elizabeth Freeman of West Wickham, Cambridgeshire, widow, to secure repayment of œ105, and whereas that sum was never repaid, the said Elizabeth is now formally admitted tenant to windmill and cottage at the unchanged combined annual...
Dates: 5 May 1756
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Admission (copy), West Wratting, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.3977
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Certifying that Elizabeth Freeman, widow, copyhold tenant in the manor of West Wratting, Cambridgeshire, has died, and that her only son and heir, Edward Freeman of West Wickham, farmer and maltster, is now admitted to the properties described in Doc 3976 at an unchanged annual rent. Copy of court roll, examined by Charles Greene esq, steward of the court, and further examined by 'W M', duty stamp. Lords of the manor - not identified in this document - are the dean and chapter of Ely.

Dates: 19 Apr. 1758
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Admission (copy), Wicken, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1948
Dates: 1677
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Admission (copy), Witcham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1814
Scope and Contents William Bradford alias Bradfoot of Witcham, yeoman, at the request of Richard Blow of Whittlesford esq and in consideration of #80, surrenders by the hands of Hugh Robert Evans, gent, deputy-steward of the court of the manor of Witcham, his copyhold tenement or Cow Croft, manor of Witcham, to the use of Daniel Hamiul esq of Brystanstone (sic) St, Portman Square. Blow having enrolled a three-part indenture dated 31 July 1811 establishing his title to a liberty of foldage for 200 sheep in...
Dates: 29 July 1812
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Admission (copy), Witcham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1815
Scope and Contents Certifying that Capt John Thompson RN of Connaught Square, Paddington, Maria (nee Hamiul) his wife, and Rosalinda Foss (nee Hamiul) of Calais, widow, in consideration of #110, have surrendered on 19 Jan 1829, by the hands of the deputy-steward John Curtis, their interest in a 2-acre tenement in Burn Hill Field ('a Cow Croft') and sheepwalk, manor of Witcham (see Doc 1814), to the use of William Nix of Somersham, farmer, who is now admitted tenant in the same at an unchanged annual rent. Copy...
Dates: 15 May 1829
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Admission (copy), Witcham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1816
Scope and Contents Certifying that James Golborne of Witcham, farmer, and Mary his wife having surrendered on 18 Aug 1841 (in pursuance of the terms of a five-part indenture of release dated 17 Aug 1841, and also in consideration of #52 10s paid to the first parties thereunto) their copyhopld tenement or 'Cow Croft' in Witcham by the hands of Hugh Robert Evans, gent, steward of the manor of Witcham, to the use of William Nix of Chatteris, farmer, the latter is now admitted tenant in the same at an unchanged...
Dates: 3 Nov. 1841
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Admission, Dullingham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.895
Dates: 18 Apr. 1781
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Admission, Dullingham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.896
Scope and Contents At a Court Baron of Christopher Jeaffreson esq. before James Garth, steward. The homage present the death of Abraham Clements and by his will 27 Jan. 1779 he gave to his eldest son Abraham all his copyhold cottages...which he purchased of Isaac Harrison and of Thomas Pratt, to hold for himself and his heirs. If he should have no heir the premises to be for the use of his youngest son John...And Abraham the son prays to be admitted as tenant of the cottages now in occupation of Thomas Cook,...
Dates: 26 May 1790
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Admission, Ely manor, Barton, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.711
Dates: 1719
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Admission, Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.909
Scope and Contents At a Court of Thomas Panton the younger, esq. held by Charles Martindale, gent., deputy steward of William Greaves Beaupre Bell, Chief Steward and it is enrolled that: James Bones of Castle Heddingham, Essex, clerk, eldest son and heir of James Bones late of Fen Ditton, Cambs., gent., deceased, and his executor...did out of Court surrender by the hands of William Curtis in the presence of Mary Bones, spinster, 2 customary tenants...all that messuage in Fen Ditton late Armstrong's and then in...
Dates: 18 Oct. 1774
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Admission, Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.914
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At a Court Baron of Mary, Dowager [Countess?] of Northampton held at Fenstanton before Thos. Curtis, gent., steward: The homage presents that John Smith of Eaton, Beds., surrendered by the hands of Richard Bunting and William Day 10 1/2 acres of land, formerly of Richard Mitchell of Ramsey, deceased...To the use of John Allpresse, sr., who prays to be admitted, pays 1/8 1/2 and is admitted. Examined by Charles Greene, steward, 17 Dec. 1764.

Dates: 19 Oct. 1714
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Admission, Fordham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.930
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At a Court Baron of William Metcalfe, esq. before Barham Rushbrook esq., steward. The homage presents that Elizabeth Casborne and Mary Casborne, spinsters, daughter, and heirs of Thos. Casborne, deceased, who were admitted as tenants 29 March 1736, have surrendered their messuages to the use of Thomas York, gent., of Cambridge, who now comes and prays admittance...Signed by B. Rushbrook, steward, who notes that at the same time T.Y. surrendered to the use of his will...

Dates: 28 Feb. 1754
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Admission, Fordham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.934
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Original copy of MS Doc.933.

Dates: 1805
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Admission, Fordham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.935
Dates: 26 May 1818
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Admission, Fordham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.936
Scope and Contents At a Court Baron of the Rev. Ralph Tatham, D.D., Master of St. John's College and the Fellows and Scholars, lord of the Manor, before Ernest Frederick Fiske, gent., deputy steward of Christopher Pemberton, esq., chief steward. The homage presents the death of William Coote, a customary tenant and to this Court comes Eyre Coote, his only son and heir, and prays admittance as tenant of the land lying in Holders' Croft, numbered 172 on the plan of the Commissioners for inclosing the parish...to...
Dates: 26 Nov. 1841
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Admission, Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.978
Scope and Contents At a Court Baron of the Rev. Dr. Thomas Gouch, Master of Gonville and Caius and the Fellows, before Davy Durrant, esq., steward. Whereas at Court of 29 Nov. 1697, Alice Beeten, afterward Alice Stacy, was admitted tenant upon surrender of Henry Beeten to a messuage in Gt. Shelford of H.B.'s for the terms of her life, of about 53 acres. Now at this Court it is found that Alice Stacy is dead and that Robert Beeten is her next heir and he comes and prays admittance to var. pieces of land, one of...
Dates: 28 May 1734
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Admission, Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.979
Scope and Contents At a Court of the Rev. John Smith, D.D., Master of Gonville and Caius Coll., and the Fellows, Lords of the Manor of Buristead, Gt. Shelford, the homage finds that Robert Kidman and Sarah his wife have both died since the last Court, and that Sarah, the wife of John Gibbs, is their only child and heir. And she is present in Court and prays admittance to the lands which Robt. Kidman had by surrender of John Harding 11 Apr. 1727...And Sarah is admitted and afterwards surrendered the lands to...
Dates: 23 May 1766
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Admission, Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.980
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At a General Court Baron of the Rev. John Smith, D.D., Master of Gonville and Caius Coll., and the Fellows, Lords of the Manor of Buristead, Gt. Shelford, before John Sayver, esq., steward. The homage finds that Sarah, wife of John Gibbs, died since the last Court seised of lands and that John Gibbs is her son and heir and is in Court and prays admittance, late in occupation of John Brown...and he is admitted tenant. Examined by John Sayer, steward.

Dates: 24 May 1782
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Admission, Haddenham, Cambridgeshire

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.943
Dates: 13 Apr. 1762
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Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) 5
Stevenson, Anne, 1933-2020 (poet) 5
Stokes, Sir George Gabriel, 1819-1903 (1st Baronet and physicist) 5
Thomas, Harold Beken, 1888 - 1971 (colonial administrator and historian) 5
Welch, John Hope, 1942- (poet, publisher and teacher) 5
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 (Viscount St Alban, lord chancellor, politician and philosopher) 4
Bartholomew, Augustus Theodore, 1882-1933 (librarian) 4
Bateson, William, 1861-1926 (biologist) 4
Benson, Arthur Christopher, 1862-1925 (author and college head) 4
Blake, William, 1757-1827 (engraver, artist, and poet) 4
Blunden, Edmund Charles, 1896-1974 (poet) 4
Cambridge University Press 4
Charles, II, 1630-1685 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 4
Churchill College 4
Elizabeth, I, 1533-1603 (Queen of England and Ireland) 4
Elizabeth, II, 1926-2022 (Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) 4
Falconer, John, 1951 (Curator of photographs, British Library) 4
Foreign Office 4
Forster, Leonard Wilson, 1913-1997 (German scholar) 4
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