Catalogue description Sefton of Stoke Poges

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Details of D 2
Reference: D 2
Title: Sefton of Stoke Poges
Description:

Deeds relating to the estate of William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Eart of Sefton in Stoke Poges [Stoke Farm, later known as Sefton Park].

Date: 1584-1837
Arrangement:

SUMMARY

 

Bundles 1 - 7. Property purchased from Sir William Johnston in 1803:

 

1. 2 cottages, formerly (1741) one, at Morrells End, 1584-1791. (Purchased by Johnston from Stanborough, 1791).

 

2. Messuage and closes (10a.) at Morrells End, 1669-1803. (Purchased from William Pitt, 1792).

 

3. 3 messuages and gardens at Morrells End, 1700-1792. (Purchased from William Pitt, 1792).

 

4. Cottage at Morrells End, 1698-1793. (Purchased from John Penn, 1793).

 

5. Johnston mortgages, etc., referring to the above properties and to a capital messuage "lately erected", 1792-1795.

 

6. Conveyance from Johnston to Sefton and related items, including lease to Sefton, 1798 (with inventory), 1792-1803.

 

7. Deeds relating to mortgages, etc., charged on the estate, 1792-1834.

 

8 - 9. 5 messuages at Morrells End, including (from 1770) the Five Bells P.H., 1639-1838. (Purchased from Hunt, 1804).

 

10. 5a. land converted into a kitchen garden, and land (52a.) 1801. (Purchased from Lord Godolphin).

 

11. 3 messuages called Lashes, 1736-1834. (Purchased from Goddard, 1828).

 

12. Exchange with the vicar of Datchet, 1802.

 

13. Exchange with vicars of Datchet and Stoke Poges, 1834-1837.

 

Notes

 

Most of the collection was received with the original bundles and labels still intact. A small bundle of unlabelled wills has been redistributed (no's. 1/9, 14; 2/2, 7, 16; 8/6), but otherwise the bundles have been left as they were. The bundles were origiginally in a different sequence thus:

 

1 now is bundle 8

 

2 now is bundle 1

 

3 now is bundle 2

 

4 now is bundle 3

 

5 now is bundle 4

 

6 now is bundle 5

 

7 now is bundle 10

 

8 now is bundle 12

 

9 now is bundle 6

 

10 now is bundle 9

 

Bundles number 7, 11, 13 were unlabelled.

 

Unless otherwise stated, all the properties are in Stoke Poges.

 

Legal form considerations of 5/- and 10/- are omitted.

 

The majority of the deeds give details of occupiers and boundaries.

Held by: Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Molyneux, William Philip, 1772-1838, 2nd Earl of Sefton

Physical description: 13 series
Immediate source of acquisition:

AR -/47

Subjects:
  • Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire
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