ARCHIVE OF THE BURRA FAMILY OF RYE

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Title: ARCHIVE OF THE BURRA FAMILY OF RYE
Reference: Burra
Description:

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
Held by: East Sussex Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Subjects:
  • Curteis family of Windmill Hill Place, Wartling, East Sussex
  • East Sussex
  • Land tenure
Creator Names:
  • Burra family of Rye, East Sussex
Immediate Source Of Acquisition:
  • Documents deposited 27 Feb 1990 (A5437)

Conditions of access:

Records are open for consultation unless otherwise indicated

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

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