Catalogue description Additional Manuscripts, Catalogue 9

This record is held by West Sussex Record Office

Details of Add Mss 5406 - 6079
Reference: Add Mss 5406 - 6079
Title: Additional Manuscripts, Catalogue 9

Records of West Sussex Record Office additional manuscripts




This volume of Additional Manuscripts (Add Mss) has in general been compiled on the lines indicated in the Introduction to the first, apart from the modification in the detail given for maps, referred to in the Introduction to the fourth


Once again deeds of title predominate but there will also be found documents, mainly correspondence, relating to the politician Richard Cobden and the Cobden family (Add Mss 5546 and 5547, 6009-6076, 6078 and 6079), warrants, addresses and diplomas presented to Dr. G. K. A. Bell, Bishop of Chichester (Add Mss 5922-5935), personal papers of William Groome and of the d'Allain family (Add Mss 5548-5555, 5557-5559), pedigrees of the Hambleton and Peachey families (Add Mss 5606, 5607), letters patent of William Gratwicke as Sheriff of Sussex (Add Mss 6003), an unpublished poem by William Hayley (Add Mss 5995), a lawyer's account and solicitor's precedent books (Add Mss 5498, 5499-5503), papers relating to roads and railways (Add Mss 5936-5964) and records of the Chichester City Club (Add Mss 5504-5545, 5749). The documents range in date from a court roll of the Manor of Goring, 1450 (Add Mss 5548) to a list of subscribers to a parting gift from the Diocese of Chichester to Dr. and Mrs. Bell, 1957 (Add Mss 5935)


Students are again asked to exercise care in quoting references, and to use the form indicated in the Introduction to the first volume




County Archivist


July 1965




Add Mss 5406-5423 Deeds of land on which was built Sefton Villa, Bognor, 1867-1910 and deeds of Brighton, 1874, 1875


Add Mss 5424-5426 Papers relating to the Goodwood Estate, 1758-c. 1820


Add Mss 5427-5432 Deeds of Warnham, 1716-1865


Add Mss 5433-5497 Deeds and other documents of the Walderton estate in Stoughton and neighbouring parishes, 1555-1717


Add Mss 5498 Lawyer's account, 1811


Add Mss 5499-5503 5 precedent and other notebooks of a Chichester solicitor, 1705-1828


Add Mss 5504-5545 Minute books and other records of the Chichester City Club, 1895-1961


Add Mss 5546, 5547 Accounts of the Anti-Corn-Law League, 1843-1846 and of the Richard Cobden Tribute Fund, 1848


Add Mss 5548-5555 Miscellaneous documents mainly relating to William Groome vicar of Sompting, Arundel, Tortington and Lyminster and rector of Thakeham, 1767-1813; and membrane of a court roll of the Manor of Goring, 1450


Add Mss 5556 Plan of Chichester, late 18th. century


Add Mss 5557-5559 Documents relating to the d'Allain family of St. Lô., 1660-1685


Add Mss 5560 Copy of deed of arrangement concerning rights of way in Easebourne, 1921


Add Mss 5561 Receipt book for charges at the Port of Chichester, 1935-1939


Add Mss 5562-5589 Miscellaneous deeds etc., mainly relating to Somerley in East Wittering, 1547-1878


Add Mss 5590, 5591 Table showing the distance between posting towns in Surrey, 1819, and memorandum concerning a similar table for Sussex, 1820


Add Mss 5592-5605 Plans of proposed alterations to Milland House, Trotton, 1921 and 1922


Add Mss 5606, 5607 Pedigrees of the Hambleton and Peachey families, n.d


Add Mss 5608-5631 Miscellaneous documents, 1637-1873


Add Mss 5632-5689 Deeds of Nos. 29,31 and 32 Little London, Chichester, 1641-1897


Add Mss 5690-5696 Miscellaneous title deeds, 1495-1733


Add Mss 5697-5704 Miscellaneous documents relating to property in Rogate, Steyning, Lancing, Shoreham and Kingston-by-Sea, 1794-1912


Add Mss 5705-5748 Title deeds of Nos. 2,3 and 5 North Pallant, Chichester, 1810-1936


Add Mss 5749 Printed rules of the Chichester Working Men's Club, 1875


Add Mss 5750 Certificate for proficiency in butter making, 1894


Add Mss 5751-5921 Deeds of property mainly in West Dean and Binderton, 1651-1859


Add Mss 5922-5935 Warrants, addresses and diplomas presented to Dr.G.K.A.Bell, 1919-1957


Add Mss 5936-5964 Papers relating to roads, railways and miscellaneous matters, 1796-1872


Add Mss 5965-5968 Miscellaneous documents mainly relating to Chichester, 1629-1831


Add Mss 5969-5988 Deeds of a windmill near Lewes, 1769-1779, and of a windmill and other property in Steyning, 1789-1890


Add Mss 5989-5990 Bond and assignment concerning John Woodward of Chichester, 1770 and 1774


Add Mss 5991 Grant of land in Barnham, 1297/8


Add Mss 5992, 5993 Documents relating to the establishment of the Billingshurst Community Association, 1946-1948


Add Mss 5994 Printed notice requesting volunteers for the local militia, Petworth, 1813


Add Mss 5995 Poem by, and in the hand of, William Hayley


Add Mss 5996-6002 Deeds of property in East Street, Chichester, 1650-1747, with associated documents, 1884-1934


Add Mss 6003 Letters Patent of William Gratwicke as Sheriff of Sussex, 1772


Add Mss 6004-6008 Documents relating mainly to Tangmere Inclosure, 1801-1857


Add Mss 6009-6076 Documents, mainly correspondence, of the Cobden family, 1782-c. 1941


Add Mss 6077 Court rolls of Bassetts Fee Manor in Billingshurst, 1604-1642


Add Mss 6078, 6079 Correspondence of the Cobden family, 1849-1856, 1921 and 1924

Held by: West Sussex Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

West Sussex Record Office, Chichester

Physical description: 674 pieces
Access conditions:

Open to consultation, unless otherwise stated.

  • West Sussex
  • Land tenure

Have you found an error with this catalogue description?

Help with your research