Estate and family papers of the Hunter family of Beech Hill, Stratfield Saye, and Mortimer Hill, Stratfield Mortimer
Levant business journal, 1679-1699; Levant out-letter book, 1682/3-1697/8; pledge re sale of silk, 1708.
Beech Hill estate accounts, 1735-1755, 1769-1789, and papers, 1733-1956; papers re Sheepridge and Garstons manors, and other property in Swallowfield, 1635-1944; papers re 24-26 Watling Street, London, 1846-1849; papers re property at Sherfield, Hampshire, 1846; papers re property in Shinfield, 1852-1923; papers re gift of site for Beech Hill parish church and parsonage, 1866-1867; papers re Mortimer Hill estate, 1831, 1852-1917; papers re property in London and Middlesex, 1851-1924; power of attorney re New Zealand affairs, 1865; papers re property in Lambeth, Surrey, 1875-1877; correspondence re Edsossan, Jemtland, Sweden, 1906, and Babington House, Bath, 1907-1910; agreement re Barnston estate, Cheshire, 1909, 1915; agreement re Highfield House, Hindhead, Surrey, 1924; papers re property at Pamber, Hants, 1897, 1903.
Marriage settlements and related papers of Henry and Johanna Hunter, 1681, John Hunter and Elizabeth Lannoy, 1708, James Lannoy and Jane Frederick, 1718-1727, Henry Lannoy Hunter 1 and Eleanor Bosanquet, 1736, Henry Hunter and Mary Sloane, 1769-1824, Henry Lannoy Hunter II and Harriet Boycott, 1801-1828, Henry Lannoy Hunter III and Charlotte O B Codrington, 1833-1896, Henry Lannoy Hunter IV and Anna Carter, 1878-1879, Sir Claudius Stephen Hunter and Janet Fenton, 1841, Sir Claudius Stephen Paul Hunter and Constance Bosanquet, 1851-1911, Charles Roderick Hunter and Agnes Lillie Kennard, 1887-1936, and Edward Richard Meade and Eleanor Eliza Bosanquet, 1850; wills, probates and related papers of James Lannoy, 1719, Elizabeth Biddle, 1742, Mary Mills, 1746, Charles Hunter, 1767, Thomasin Baldwin, 1769, Eleanor Hunter, 1786, Harriot Brocas, 1813-1817, Philippa Sloane, 1830-1832, Henry Lannoy Hunter II, 1844, Harriot Louisa Hunter, 1844-1858, Henry Lannoy Hunter III, 1844-1880, Charlotte Octavia Hunter, 1895-1896, Charlotte Hunter, 1885-1900, Henry Lannoy Hunter IV, 1898-1922, Anna Hunter, 1919-1937, Mary Charlotte Hunter, 1909-1941, Thomas Claude Hunter, 1832, Sophia Countess Mengden, 1840, Sir Claudius Stephen Hunter, 1851-1852, Dame Janet Hunter, 1859-1866, Philip Ibbetson Fenton, 1860-1861, James Fenton, 1861, Sir Claudius Stephen Paul Hunter, 1866-1907, Dame Constance Hunter, 1911-1924, Sir Charles Roderick Hunter, 1890-1924, and Dame Agnes Lillie Hunter, 1888-1907; probate accounts of John Hunter, 1714-1734; papers relating to wills of Charles Barker, 1772, Elizabeth Harrison (1725-6), 1738, Charles Wyatt (1819), 1823-1830, Lord Henry Paulet (1831), 1844, John Hunter (1837) and John Free (1802), 1843, William Wall, 1847-1852, Eliza Bosanquet, 1862-1869, Peter Free (c.1850), 1885-1890, John Cumming (1880), 1911-1925, John Pierse Kennard, 1877-1907, and Patrick Cumming (1812); catalogue of library at Beech Hill House, nd[c.1906-1949], with notes on Hunter, Lannoy and Carter families; assignment of arrears of annuity of Frances Eleanor Henderson of Kentish Town (maintenance from separated husband), 1836; pedigree, c.1876-1878; letter re Codrington family and Chevalier de Rosus, 1864; correspondence re Richard Dechamp Ball of Heckfield, Hampshire, and Mary Pollard Hawker, 1867; bank pass book of Charlotte Octavia Hunter, 1893-1895; power of attorney of Sir Paul Hunter for solicitors to deal with South Carolina and Grenada affairs, 1855; letters from Dame Janet Hunter on Fenton family business, 1858; copy statement of accounts re John Cumming and Antigua House, 1877; assignment of annuity to Maria Hunter, 1823; correspondence re loan to Mr Kebbel, 1862; papers re guarantee of loan to F J W Farquhar of Piccadilly, 1896-1897; inventory of pictures at Mortimer Hill, 1903; papers re Sir Charles Hunter's car, 1906-1908; assignment of canal shares to Mary Fenton, 1837.
Papers re Bealmes manor and dispute over Hartley Dummer, c.1757; decree re houses destroyed in Great Fire of London, 1668; decretal order (Vick vs Lennard) re property in Shinfield and London, 1730; writ of attachment (Hunter vs Kentin) re waste of timber, Beech Hill, 1758; assignment of commissioners in bankruptcy of James Farrer, Edward Arrowsmith and John Carr, 1776.
Bealmes or Beaumys manor, Swallowfield : court rolls, 1588-1631, 1643-1646, estreat roll, 1634-1673, court book, 1684-1858, jury presentments, 1745-1771, quit rentals, 1732-1758, 1783, 1831-1902, rental, 1730-1731, court minutes, 1805, miscellaneous, 1732-1764.
Ringworthy manor Hampshire: court roll, 1600.
Sheepridge-cum-Garston manor, Swallowfield: court rolls, 1625-1627, 1671; rentals, 1571, 1644-1648, 1727-1737, 1758; quit rentals, 1624-1631, 1727-1737, 1753-1758, 1831-1901; list of tenants, 1745; jury presentments, 1707-1745; court minutes, 1805; contract for sale, 1748; terrier, c.1748.
Swallowfield manor: court roll, 1656.
Colham in Hillingdon manor, Middlesex: quitrentals, 1761-1786.
Sheriff's quietus rolls, 1743, 1862; appointment of under-sheriff, 1741/2; appointment of H L Hunter as assistant commissary of accounts of British forces at Toulon, 1793; appointments of commissioners for oaths (various counties), 1677; quarter sessions papers re diversion of road at Mortimer Hill, 1852.
MAPS AND PLANS
Beech Hill estate, 1709, c.1710, 1740; small estate near Mortimer Brook, Beech Hill, 1771; OS map of Shinfield, 1911.
PARISH AND CHARITY RECORDS
Certificate of behaviour of George Miller re pews in Swallowfield church, c.1625.
Beech Hill house, 1722-1740; other property in Beech Hill, 1674-1896; and property in Burghfield, 1744-1824; Hurst, 1744-1745; Reading, 1742-1745; Shinfield, 1566-1909; Spencers Wood, 1642-1911; Stratfield Mortimer, 1588-1912; Sulhamstead Abbots, 1744-1745; Sulhamstead Bannister, 1744-1832; and Swallowfield, 1340-1935 (all in Berkshire); Hardwick and Weedon, Buckinghamshire, 1337; Barking, Eastham and Westham, Essex, 1811; Bishops Cleeve, Gloucestershire, 1625; Heckfield, 1604; Pamber, 1732/3-1824; Selborne, 1750; Sherfield upon Loddon, 1583-1896; Southampton, 1838-1850; Stratfield Saye, 1651-1824; Tunworth, 1588-1752 (all in Hampshire); London, 1608-1949; Chelsea, 1919; Hackney or Upper Clapton, 1765-1855; Mayfair, 1892; Pimlico, 1896-1912; St George, 1766-1773; St Martin in the fields, 1818-1857; St Pancras, 1823; Stepney, 1819; Wapping, 1760-1819; Whitechapel, 1819 (all in Middlesex); Meeres Ashby, Northamptonshire, 1704; Bridgsell and Yeffley, Oxfordshire, 1723; Church Cowley, Littlemore and Temple Cowley, 1723-1726; Madeley, Staffordshire, 1631; and Fennysutton and Nywenham, Wiltshire, 1324.
Manorial document bags, 18 cent; Act of Parliament re wills, 1852; memorandum re parish councils' duties re rights of way etc, 1895; papers relating to Cherry-Garrard family of Denford and Hertfordshire, 1910-1924, inc letters from Apsley Cherry-Garrard on Captain Scott's expedition to the Antarctic.