[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1827, between John Robinson, of Barking, Suffolk, farmer, and William Haward, of Coddenham: bargain and sale for £355 of a copyhold estate held in the Manors of Combs and Bavents.  The property includes a piece of land formerly called Burnetts but now Garden Field with a tenement erected upon it, and a piece of meadow or pasture land on the west side of the way leading from Badley to Stowmarket, and an enclosure of land formerly called Little Copps now known as Tapps, lying near the highway leading from Motts Tye towards Combs church, and near the way leading from Badley Green, and a close called Ridlands, which, together with certain other freehold lands, form the farm called Penny Plot.   Adjacent properties are mentioned, and some names of recent occupiers are given.  Persons mentioned include Robert Barker, George Warner, John Southgate,  James Cooper.  Written on a single sheet of vellum, in good condition, bearing 2 red wax seals and one blue revenue stamp.  £18

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1835, between Thomas Maskell Brown, of Dorchester, Oxfordshire, toll collector, Joseph Andrews, of Stowmarket, bricklayer, Joshua Andrews, stone mason, and Samuel Andrews, merchant’s clerk: appointment and release of a freehold messuage in Tavern Street, Stowmarket.   The exact position of the property is described including some measurements, and names of some recent occupiers of adjacent properties are given.  Persons mentioned include William Clarke, Thomas Gross, Francis Smyth, Lucy Brown, John Marriott, William Johnson, Robert Wren.  Written on a single sheet of vellum, in good condition, bearing a red wax seal and one blue revenue stamp.  £18

 

 [Manuscript]  An indenture, 1840, between Spencer Freeman, of Stowmarket, surgeon, Rev. Frederick William Freeman, Mary Ann Terry and Emily Terry, of Hadleigh, and Henry Lankester Freeman, of Saxmundham, surgeon: release of the freehold part of a messuage and premises in Stowmarket, with release of right of the copyhold part.  The property was next to Cloth Makers Lane and was formerly part of the Bull Inn on the road from Ipswich to Bury St. Edmunds.  Recent occupiers of a few adjacent properties are named.  Reference is made to John Jacob, who died in 1824 and was buried at Old Newton.  There is mention of the Manor of Stowmarket and the Manor of Thorney Hall.  Persons mentioned include Richard Freeman, Anna Jacob, Daniel Freeman, Robert Squirrell, Richard Langham, William Langham, Charles Langham, John Harvey, John Marriott, Robert Enefer.  Written on 3 sheets of vellum, in very good condition, bearing 4 red wax seals and 3 blue revenue stamps.  £20

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1844, between John Fox, of Coddenham, farmer, Robert Garrod, of Ipswich, auctioneer, William Brown, of Coddenham, farmer, Richard Payne, surveyor, Charles Turner, of Norwich, and John Swanton Turner, of Norwich: transfer of security for £700 and interest on an estate at Norton and Elmswell.  Reference is made to related indentures of 1828 and 1842.  Persons mentioned include Timothy Richard Holmes, William Lowner Fison, George Biddell, John Clarke, Frederick Wing, James Gudgeon.  Written on two sheets of vellum, in very good condition, bearing 6 red wax seals and two blue revenue stamps.  £18

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1839, between Robert Goddard, of Ipswich, hairdresser, William Goddard, of Wickham Skeith, farmer, Charles Frewer, farmer, and Anna, his wife, Elizabeth Goddard, John Hall, of Hoxne, farmer, and Mary, his wife, Maria Goddard, and John Blomfield, auctioneer: release of freehold hereditaments and bargain and sale of copyholds at Wickham Skeith.  The property includes a messuage with houses, outhouses, orchard, etc., and a piece of land upon which a messuage has lately been erected, lying near Skeith Street to the south and a river or brook to the north, and another messuage with a parcel of meadow land adjoining, etc..  Recent occupiers of adjacent lands are named.  Persons mentioned include Daines Goddard, John Goddard, Henry Hayward, William Jenks, Thomas Martin, John Hicks, John Warren, Edward Sheppard, Daniel Barker, Henry Wade, John Marriott.  Written on 2 sheets of vellum, in very good condition, bearing 8 red wax seals and two blue revenue stamps.  £18

 

[Manuscript]  A subsantial indenture, 1844, between Robert Squirrell, of Ringshall, farmer, Spencer Freeman, of Stowmarket, surgeon, and John George Hart, of Stowmarket: conveyance by appointment and release of a messuage and premises in Stowmarket.   A description is given of the position of the property in relation to adjacent properties, and some recent occupiers are named.  Reference is made to the Bull Inn, to Churchgate Street, and to earlier indentures including one of 1810.  On the reverse side of the first sheet are written a receipt and two memoranda of 1860.  Persons mentioned include Jonathan Tharlow, John Cobbold, William Mills, Valentine Rumley, John Keeble, James Frewer, Mary Langham, James Elmer, John Stocking, Thomas Stocking, Charles Hart, Joseph Lawrence, William Langham, John Briggs, John Head, Isaac Parmenter, Frederick William Freeman, William Matthew, Edward Peter Archer.  Written on 3 sheets of vellum, in very good condition, bearing 2 red wax seals and 4 blue revenue stamps.  £22

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1818, between Thomas Maddison, of Great Finborough, farmer, Thomas Maskill Brown, of Stowmarket, and John Smith, of Stowmarket: assignment and ratification of mortgage of premises in Stowmarket for securing £100 and interest.  Ipswich Street, Stowmarket.  The property mentioned includes a messuage, etc., in Tavern Street.  A description is given of its position in relation to adjacent properties.  Reference is made to the will of George Paine, of Hincham.  Persons mentioned include Thomas Brown, Zephaniah Stedman, John Stedman, Elizabeth Stedman, John Marriott, Robert Marriott.  Written on 2 sheets of vellum, some spotting, otherwise  in very good condition, bearing 2 red wax seals and 2 blue revenue stamps.  £20

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1873, between Henry Appleton Bradley, of Stowmarket, currier, and Daniel Manning, of Stowmarket, brazier: conveyance for £218 of a freehold double messuage in Stowmarket, “ … abutting upon the new Road from Stowupland Street …”.  The names of some recent occupiers of adjacent properties are given.  Reference is made to the Manor of Stowmarket and Abbotts Hall, and Barlow Farm.  Persons mentioned include Candler Bird, John George Hart, [no forename] Webb, James Gladwell, John Marriott, Martha Diggon Marriott, George Gudgeon.  Written on a single sheet of vellum, in very good condition, bearing 2 red seals and one blue revenue stamp.  £18

 

 

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