John Sanfords Forge

Anchor Hill

Transcribed by Frances Belsham

The Forge on Anchor Hill
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John Sanford Admission 1764

 

Wivenhoe } At the view of Frank Pledge and General Court Baron of Nicholas Corsellis Esquire Lord of the said Mannor

there holden for the said Mannor on Wednesday in Easter week, to wit the Twenty fifth day of April in the fourth year of the Reign

of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain ffrance and Ireland King Defender of the ffaith  and in the

year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty four before Charles Gray Esquire a  Steward there It is thus inrolled

Whereas at a special Court Baron here holden for the said Mannor the Twenty ninth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven

hundred and sixty two John Newton was admitted to him and his heirs to the Reversion Exportant on the Death of Anne Newton to all that messuage

or Tenement called the Smiths fforge lying in Wivenhoe aforesaid with the appurtanances upon a hill called the Anchor Hill and holden of the said

Mannor by Copy of Court Roll And at the same Court the said John Newton immediately after his admission did surrender the aforesaid messuages

or Tenement and premises with the appurtenances and all his right tithe and Interest of in and to the said premises and every part thereof

To the only use and Behoof of Robert Kendall of Colchester in the County of Essex uphold or his heirs and assigns absolutely as by the rolls

Of the said Court may more fully appear Now at this Court it is presented by the homage? Aforesaid that the said Anne Newton since last

Court dyed seised of the said premises And sitting the Court came the said Robert Kendall and humbly desiring to be admitted to the said premises

Pursuant to the said Surrender The Lord of the said Mannor by the Rod and by the Lands of the said Steward did grant him seis in thereof

To have and to hold the said Messuage or Tenement and premises with the appurtenances to the said Robert Kendall his

Heirs and assigns Land by the Rod at the will of the Lord according to the custom of the said Mannor by the Rents and services therefore before

due and of Right accustomed and he gave the Lord a ssine and so he was admitted Tenant. And still sitting the Court name the said Robert Kendall

and Elizabeth his wife and (she the said Elizabeth being first solely solely and serietly? examined by the said Steward as the Mannor is and

the Custom thereof All that the said Messuage or Tenement called the Smiths fforge lying in Wivenhoe aforesaid with the appurtenances abutting

upon a hill called the Anchor Hill and holden of the said Mannor by Copy of Court Roll And the Reveision and Reveisions Remainder and

Remainders Rents Issues and profit thereof And all the Estate Right Title Interest property Claim and Dem? and whatsoever hath in Law and Equity

Of them the said Robert Kendall and Elizabeth his wife or either of them of in and to the said premises and every part thereof To the only use

And Behoof of John Sanford of Wivenhoe aforesaid Oyster Dredger his heirs and Assigns absolutely and for ever Who being present herein Court and

Humbly desiring to be admitted to the said premises pursuant to the said Surrender The Lord of the said Mannor by the Rod and by the Hands

Of the said Steward did grant him Seis in thereof To have and to hold the said Messuage or Tenement and Premises with the appurtenances

To the said John Sanford his heirs and assigns of the Lord by the Rod at the will of the Lord according to the Custom of the said Mannor by the Rents

And Services therefore before due and of Right accustomed and he gave the Lord a ssine and so he was admitted Tenant And the said John

Sanford did surrender all his Copyhold Lands and Tenements to the use of his will

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