Deeds of the Martineau family estate, mainly in Walsham le Willows and Stanton

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Details of Deeds of the Martineau family estate, mainly in Walsham le Willows and Stanton
Title: Deeds of the Martineau family estate, mainly in Walsham le Willows and Stanton
Reference: Ref.TEM.173
Description:

A PROPERTIES CONCERNED

 

In Walsham le Willows:

 

254 1743 messuage called Readings

 

255-6, 258 1746 Capital messuage and lands in Walsham, Stanton and Bradwell Ash

 

225 1760 Copyhold lands - Walsham

 

260-266 1792-1831 Rectory, parsonage house, lands in Walsham, lands in Stanton, Hepworth and Wattisfield; the Four Ashes in Walsham

 

264 1831 Manor of Netherhall in Hepworth (261/8) including the Chequer in Walsham

 

267-280 1830-1866 As above (Church Farm, the Home Farm in Walsham; North Hall Farm in Stanton and Hepworth, etc.,) Declaration, abstracts, etc., on title 1854-66

 

225-227

 

285

 

250 )

 

292-294 )

 

B

 

Manor of Bensteds alias Netherhall Farm and sheepwalk in Tuddenham, messuages in Freckenham, Bedingfield, Sapiston, Badwell Ash and Walsham etc., 257 1738 - 1751

 

Walsham, etc.,

 

282 1759

 

259 1772-1782

 

281 1792-1814

 

C

 

Sills Cottage in Walsham le Willows

 

283 1837-1854

 

D

 

Rectory and advowson of Walsham le Willows

 

189-208 1834-1876

 

287 1835

 

[See also 260, 261/1,9-10 ] The advowson, with the parsonage house (later known as the Priory) was purchased in 1876 [see 292] Kings or Manse, Fire Engine House, etc., in Walsham le Willows

 

81-112 1835-1918

 

Messuage called Spicers and land in Palmer Street, Walsham

 

284 )

 

246-248 ) 1840-1881

 

61-70 )

 

Leves, Angrave, Bulls Croft, etc., in Walsham

 

220-224 (1735)-1854

 

Cottage and land adjoining the road Four Ashes, in Walsham

 

143-156 1856-1871

 

99 acres in Walsham le Willows

 

286 1889

 

Cottage and land in Walsham le Willows

 

241-243 1890-1914

 

234

 

Squirells Hall, Shreeves, Strouds, Pinch Wines Bottom, Hatchmere, etc., in Walsham and Wattisfield, etc.,

 

1-60 1737-1854

 

125-137 1879-1929

 

Potash Farm or Stanton Farm, and messuage called Wrenshaws alias Warrenshaw in Stanton

 

251 1564-1901

 

233 1793

 

229-231 1878-1901

 

289 1900

 

West Street Farm in Stanton

 

71-80 1893-1922

 

Wrens Hall Farm or Wrangeshall in Stanton

 

157-188 )

 

240 ) 1744-1899

 

288 )

 

209-219 )

 

169-184 )

 

Land in Stanton

 

244-245 1899

 

228 1873

 

E

 

235-6 Wills of Richard Martineau, 1864 and Jn. Martineau, 1910

 

F

 

290 Leases of Home Farm, Walsham 1855-1870

 

291 Leases of Church Farm, Walsham 1862-1870

 

Accounts, redemption of land tax, etc., tithe rent charge in Badwell Ash

 

237,239, 113 - 118, 119-124, 249 Papers relating to Walsham Public Hall, 1869-1947

 

295-6 Sale particulars (with plan) 1852-54

 

297 Plan of the Walsham estate

 

FINDING LISTS:-

 

A.

 

254

 

255-6

 

258

 

252

 

253

 

260

 

261/1-14

 

262

 

263-265

 

266

 

267-280

 

225-227

 

250

 

285

 

292-294

 

B.

 

257

 

282

 

259

 

281

 

C.

 

283

 

D.

 

189-208

 

287

 

81-112

 

284

 

246-248

 

61-70

 

220-224

 

143-156

 

286

 

241-3

 

234

 

1-60

 

125-137

 

251

 

233

 

229-231

 

289

 

71-80

 

186-188

 

240

 

209-219

 

169-184

 

288

 

244

 

245

 

232

 

238

 

228

 

E.

 

235-236

 

F.

 

290-291

 

237

 

239

 

113-120

 

121-124

 

249

 

295

 

296-298

Date: 1564 - 1926
Held by: Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch, not available at The National Archives
Arrangement:

The deeds were listed in the order in which they were found. For convenience the entries have been placed in the following groups:[omitting nos.138-142, which have been returned to the owners]:-

 

A: THE MAIN ESTATE: 1743-1915. Page 4.

 

Numbers: 254-6, 258, 252, 259-60, 261-280, 225-227, 250, 285, 292-294

 

B: ADDITIONS TO THE ESTATE BY THE SPARKE FAMILY: 1738-1814 Page 42.

 

Numbers: 257, 282, 259, 281.

 

C: ADDITIONS BY J.H.MUNRO: 1837-1854 Page 45.

 

Numbers: 283

 

D: ADDITIONS BY THE MARTINEAU FAMILY: 1564-1922. Page 47.

 

Numbers: 189-208, 287, 81-112

 

284,246-248, 61-70

 

220-224, 143-156, 286, 241-243, 234, 1-60, 125-137, 251, 233, 229-231, 289, 71-80, 157-188, 240, 288, 244-245, 232, 238, 228

 

E: WILLS OF THE MARTINEAU FAMILY 1864, 1910 Page 104.

 

Numbers: 235, 236

 

F: MISCELLANEOUS (inc.leases); 1855-1926 Page 106.

 

Numbers: 290-291, 237, 239, 113-124, 249, 295-298.

Language: English
Extent: 6 Series
Custodial history:

The main part of the Walsham estate was purchased by Richard Martineau in 1854 (no.225); other farms were added later. It was earlier owned by John Sparke, who was succeeded by J.H.Munro; the deeds include marriage settlements of their families.

Subjects:
  • Walsham le Willows, Suffolk
  • Stanton, Suffolk
Creator Names:
  • Martineau family of Walsham le Willows and Stanton, Suffolk
Immediate Source Of Acquisition:
  • Acc. 1045

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