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Details of Burra
Reference: Burra

The papers listed below all relate to the Sussex branch of the Burra family, and to the Curteis family of Windmill Hill Place in Wartling. The papers were in the possession of Lady Anne Ritchie but on her death passed to the depositor


Henry Burra acquired Springfield in 1867, and in 1880 he became Mayor of Rye. He was also a JP from 1873, a partner in Rye Old Bank and an alderman of Rye Borough Council


AMS6128/1 Henry Burra of Springfield Lodge, Rye


AMS6128/1/1-3 Marriage settlement of Henry Burra and Frances Curteis 1864


AMS6128/1/4-29 Deeds of Springfield Lodge and other properties in Rye [1712]-1867


AMS6128/1/30-34 Deeds of the Long Field, Rye 1833-1880


AMS6128/1/35 Security for £1500 borrowed by the Commissioners of the Levels 1876


AMS6128/1/36-39 Deeds of cottages and gardens, Ewhurst [1868]-1877


AMS6128/2 Anne Mary Curteis of The Hooks, Playden


AMS6128/2/1-9 Deeds of cottages and land, East Guldeford 1838-1920


AMS6128/2/10 Miscellaneous 1913


AMS6128/3 Edward Barrett Curteis of Leasam House, Rye


AMS6128/3/1-70 Genealogical notes, papers and correspondence 1855-1879


AMS6128/4 Trustees and executors of Anne Mary Curteis 1916-1920


AMS6128/5 Trustees of the Revd Thomas Curteis 1874


AMS6128/6 Executors of Mrs Frances Curteis 1887; 1923


AMS6128/7 Richard Pomfret Burra of The Hooks, Playden 1895-1929


AMS6128/8 Trustees and executors of Henry Curteis Burra 1901-1960


AMS6128/9 Henry Pomfret Burra 1906


AMS6128/10 Henry Curteis Burra of Chapel House, Rye 1915-1957


AMS6128/11 Trustees of Captain Edward Barrett Hodges 1923, 1931


AMS6128/12 Trustees of Mrs Cecilia Helen Robertson-Luxford 1927


AMS6128/13 Miscellaneous 1812-1942

Date: 1812-1960
Related material:

After the Second World War the Burra estates were gradually sold off. They had been managed by Vidler and Company Estate Agents of Rye, and for accounts and correspondence, see VID 5/1-5


For a ground floor plan of 'Springfield House, the property of H[enry] C[urteis] Burra by Austin Blomfield' c1890, see A5415/4


For a map of 'Lands in Playden and Iden the property of the heirs of John Reeves 10 May 1822', see AMS4820


For the Curteis archive, see AMS5751, 5995, 6027-6028; SAS/DE, JC; FRE 5704-6759, 7571-7638; DAP

Held by: East Sussex and Brighton and Hove Record Office (ESBHRO), not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Burra family of Rye, East Sussex

Access conditions:

Records are open for consultation unless otherwise indicated

Immediate source of acquisition:

Documents deposited 27 Feb 1990 (A5437)

  • Curteis family of Windmill Hill Place, Wartling, East Sussex
  • East Sussex
  • Land tenure

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