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262. 1665. April 20. 1. Thomas Whitney of Whitney, esq., William, lord bishop of St. David's and Francis Lucy of St. Martins in the Fields, co., Middlesex, esq. 2. John Booth of the city of Hereford, esq. LEASE for 5 years of a farmhouse, messuage and lands called Castelton Farm in the parish of Llanvairyvryn, co., Hereford 263. 1665. April 21. POWER OF ATTORNEY from Thomas Whitney of Whitney, esq., William Lord bishop of St. David and Francis Lucy of St. Martins in the Fields, esq., to John Lawrence of Winserton, co., Hereford, gent., and Humphrey Diggas of the city of Hereford, gent., to deliver the lease of the premises mentioned in No. 262 to John Booth. ___________________________ The Kitchen in Castleton. 264. 1670. April 9. 1. Thomas Nicholas of Castleton in the parish of Clifford, alias Llanvaire y Bryne, yeoman. 2. Nicholas Thomas, late of Castleton, son and heir of the said Thomas Nicholas. LEASE for 1000 years of one "Kichine", one garden and orchard in Castleton. 265. 1741. March 20. 1. Thomas Morgan of the parish of Almeley, co., Hereford, weaver, and William Morgan of the same, weaver. 2. Zacharias Price of the parish of Kinnersley, co., Hereford, gent., BOND in £60 for the performance of covenants contained in a pair of Indentures of equal date. 266. 1741. Oct. 19& 1. Thomas Griffiths of the parish 20. of Clifford, yeoman, and Susan, his wife. 2. Thomas Morgan of the parish of Almeley, co., Hereford, weaver, and William Morgan of the same, weaver, his brother. LEASE & RELEASE of a messuage or tenement called the Kitchen with

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contd/. 266. 1741. Oct. 19 & two gardens and an orchard 20. adjoining thereto at Castleton in the parish of Clifford; also two pieces of arable land lying in a field called Maes y pont in the parish of Brynllys, co., Brecon. 267. 1741. Oct. 21. 1. Thomas Morgan of the parish of Almeley, co., Hereford, weaver, and William Morgan of the same, weaver. 2. Zacharias Price of the parish of Kinnersley, co., Hereford, gent. LEASE for one year of a messuage or tenement called the Kitchen at Castleton in the parish of Clifford. 268. 1741. Oct. 22. 1. Thomas Morgan of the parish of Almeley, co., Hereford, weaver, and William Morgan of the same, weaver, his brother. 2. Zacharias Price of the parish of Kinnersley, co., Hereford, gent. MORTGAGE of a messuage or tenement called the Kitchen together with a garden and orchard adjoining thereto at Castleton in the parish of Clifford. Consideration : 30pds. 269-270. 1748. April 7 1. Evan Jones of the parish of & 8. Llandiloe, co., Carmarthen, yeoman. 2. James Brewer of the parish of Much Dewchurch, co., Hereford, yeoman, and Eleanor, his wife. 3. Thomas Morgan of the parish of Clifford, weaver, and William Morgan of the same, weaver, and Mary, his wife. 4. Rees Robert of the parish of Cusop, co., Hereford, tailor. LEASE & RELEASE of a messuage called the Kitchen with a garden and orchard belonging thereto, at Castleton in the parish of Clifford. 271. 1748. April 8. 1. Rees Robert of the parish of Cusop, co., Hereford, tailor. 2. Thomas Morgan of the parish of Clifford, weaver, and William Morgan of the same, weaver. BOND in 80pds for the redemption of a mortgage upon a messuage and lands called the Kitchen at Castleton in the parish of Clifford.

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271A. 1767. Sept. 30. 1. Mary Bourne of St. George, Hanover Square, London, spinster. 2. Thomas Morgan of the parish of Clifford, weaver. LEASE for 60 years of a messuage or tenement called the Kitchen and appurtenances in Castleton in the parish of Clifford. _________________________ 272. 1683. June 23. 1. Nicholas Thomas of the parish of Clifford, alias Llanvaier y Bryne, yeoman. 2. Roger Williams of the parish of Madly, yeoman, and William Harbarde. SETTLEMENT (after the marriage of the said Nicholas and his wife Joan Thomas) of the said Nicholas's house called Akarhine and appurtenances in Castleton in the parish of Clifford. 273. 1748. April 5. 1. Thomas Morgan of the parish of Clifford, weaver, and William Morgan of the same, weaver. 2. Rees Robert of the parish of Cusop, tailor. AGREEMENT for the conveyance of a messuage and lands at Castleton in the parish of Clifford now in mortgage to James Brewer of the parish of Much Dewchurch, yeoman, in consideration of the payment of £40. 274. 1748. April 8. 1. Thomas Morgan of the parish of Clifford, weaver, and William Morgan of the same, weaver. 2. Rees Robert of the parish of Cusop, co., Hereford, tailor. BOND in £80 for the performance of covenants contained in an Indenture Quadrupartite of equal date. 275. 1759. Aug. 8. 1. Elizabeth Wardour, lady of the Manor of Clifford. 2. George Knill of Clifford, yeoman. COUNTERPART LEASE for 99 years of a cottage near Clifford Castle. 276. 1759. Aug. 8. 1. Elizabeth Wardour, lady of the manor of Clifford. 2. Joseph Tanner of the Priory Wood in the parish of Clifford, yeoman. LEASE for 99 years of a cottage on Merback Hill in the parish of Clifford.

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277. 1759. Aug. 8. COUNTERPART of No. 276. 278. 1759. Aug. 8. 1. Elizabeth Wardour, lady of the manor of Clifford. 2. John Jones of Clifford, yeoman. COUNTERPART LEASE for lives of a cottage and land near Clifford Park in the parish of Clifford. 279. 1764. March 17. 1. Elizabeth Wardour, lady of the manor of Clifford. 2. Thomas Jones of Merbridge Hill, in the parish of Clifford, yeoman. LEASE for three lives of a cottage on Merbridge Hill in the manor of Clifford. 280. 1767. July 9. 1. Mary Bourne lady of the manor of Clifford. 2. John Prosser of Sidcome Hill in the said manor, tailor. COUNTERPART LEASE for lives of three acres of land on Sidcome Hill in the parish of Clifford. 281. 1777. June 25. 1. Mary Bourne of Lower Grosvenor Street, London, spinster. 2. John Phillips of Clifford, shoemaker. LEASE for 21 years of several parcels of land lying around Clifford Castle. 282. 1782. July 9. 1. Tomkyns Dew, esq., lord of the manor of Clifford. 2. Thomas Powell of Clifford, labourer. COUNTERPART LEASE for 21 years of a cottage, garden and land in Clifford town. 283. 1782. Oct. 1. 1. Tomkyns Dew, esq., lord of the manor of Clifford. 2. Thomas Tanner of Clifford, labourer. COUNTERPART LEASE for 21 years of a cottage and land on Alt Common in the manor of Clifford.

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284. 1784. Sept. 30. 1. Tomkyns Dew, esq., lord of the manor of Clifford. 2. William Jones of Clifford, labourer. COUNTERPART LEASE for 21 years of a cottage, garden and land called the Chapple in Clifford town. 285. 1792. Aug. 1. 1. Tomkyns Dew, esq., lord of the manor of Clifford. 2. Richard Gough of Merbadge Hill in the said manor, labourer. COUNTERPART LEASE for 21 years of a cottage, orchard and land on Merbadge Hill in the manor of Clifford. 286. 1795. Oct. 5. 1. Tomkyns Dew, lord of the manor of Clifford. 2. William Collins of Sidcome Hill, labourer. LEASE for 21 years of a cottage and land on Sidcome Hill in the parish of Clifford. 287. 1795. Oct. 15. COUNTERPART of No. 286. 288. 1796. Nov. 6. 1. Tomkyns Dew, esq., lord of the manor of Clifford. 2. Eneas Walter of the Broadmeadow, yeoman. COUNTERPART LEASE for 21 years of a cottage and land at Broadmeadow in the manor of Clifford. 289. 1797. Feb. 2. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. John Spencer of the parish of Whitney, gent. COUNTERPART LEASE for 21 years of the manor or lordship of Clifford, part of the manor or lordship of Whitney lying on the Clifford or south side of the River Wye, the site of the ancient castle of Clifford and lands and cottages in the parish of Clifford. 290. 1797. Feb. 23. COPY LICENCE from Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq., to John Spencer of Whitney, gent., to plough up and convert into tillage certain rough pasture lands called Part of the Rye grass Piece and Ox Leasow, part of premises called the Sheepcott in the parish of Clifford.

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291. 1804. 1. Henry Syleman, esq., Nicolas Styleman, esq., and Ann Dew, widow, guardians of the person and estate of Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, now an infant. 2. Joseph Browne of Castleton in the parish of Clifford, farmer, and James Bonner of the parish of Linton, farmer. DRAFT LEASE for 9 years of the capital messuage, tenement, farm and lands called Castleton in the parish of Clifford. 292. 1805. Feb. 2. 1. Henry Styleman, esq., Nicolas Styleman, esq., and Ann Dew, widow (guardians of Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, an infant). 2. James Bonner of Castleton in the parish of Clifford, farmer. LEASE for 8 years of the capital messuage, farm and lands called Castleton, in the parish of Clifford. 293. 1807. Jan. 27. 1. John Spencer of the parish of Clifford, gent. 2. Jenkin Williams of the parish of Dorstone, gent. LEASE for 11 years of stone quarries on Merbage Hill in the manor and parish of Clifford. 294. 1813. Oct. 21. 1. Thomas Price of the parish of Clifford, mason. 2. William Price of the same, mason. FEOFFMENT of a messuage, cottage or tenement and lands situated near Bullens Bank in the parish of Clifford. 295. 1819. July 16. 1. Thomas Jones of the parish of Michaelchurch Eskley, co., Hereford, farmer, George Lewis of Hay, co., Brecon, hairdresser and Sarah Wooding of Hay, widow. 2. John Watkins of the parish of Cusop, co., Hereford, inn holder, and Thomas Williams of Hay, yeoman. AGREEMENT for the letting of messuages and lands called The Green in the parish of Clifford.

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296. 1820. Jan. 31. AGREEMENT between Tomkyns Dew, esq., and Charles Davies of Broadmeadow for the letting of Urchinfield Farm in the parish of Clifford. 297. 1821. Jan. 20. ABSTRACT OF CERTIFICATE of the sale of Chantry lands at Clifford to Tomkyns Dew, esq. 298. 1821. April 17. 1. William Price of the parish of Clifford, mason. 2. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. MORTGAGE by demise for 500 years of premises at Bullens BAnk in Clifford for securing £100 and interest. 299. 1824. Sept. 29. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. George Pye of the Sheep Cott in the parish of Clifford, farmer. ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT for the letting of Sheepcot Farm. 300. 1828. Jan. 1. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court esq. 2. John Williams of the Chapel in the parish of Betws Cliro, co., Radnor, farmer. AGREEMENT for the letting of a farm called Ton Farm and other lands called Tylers Lands, Penogers Lands, Chantry Lands and Standel Meadow in the parish of Clifford. 301. 1820. Mar. 2. 1. Rt. Rev. George Isaac, lord bishop of Hereford. 2. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, co., Hereford, esq., assignee of Thomas Powell, late of the same, esq. LEASE (COUNTERPART) for 21 years of the tithes of the village and township of Castleton, Newton, Middleton and Westbrook, co., Hereford. 302. 1834. Jan. 16. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. George Pritchard of the parish of Kington, co., Hereford, farmer. AGREEMENT for the letting of a messuage, tenement and lands called Old Castleton House in the parish of Clifford.

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303. 1825. Sept. 17. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. Walter Hill of Winserton. AGREEMENT for the letting of a house, buildings and land called Lockstocks Pool in the parish of Clifford. 304. 1836. Jan. 14. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. Thomas Watkins of the parish of Clifford, and Samuel Price of Cliro, co., Radnor. 305. 1838. April 30. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. Thomas Gough of the parish of Clifford. AGREEMENT for the letting of a house and land on Merbach Hill in the parish of Clifford. 306. 1840. Nov. 11. 1. Matthew Davies of Tredegar, co., Monmouth, miner, and Ann Davies of Standal House in the parish of Clifford, widow. 2. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. AGREEMENT for the purchase of The Stocking Farm in the parish of Clifford and a dwelling house called the Standale in Clifford. 307. 1840. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. Charles Davies of Broadmeadow, in the parish of Clifford. ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT for the letting of Urchenfield Farm in the parish of Clifford. 308. 1840. Jan. 15. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. John Milward of Cwmmerdy, co., Radnor, farmer. AGREEMENT for the lettin gof a house called the Farm and lands in the parish of Clifford.

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309. 1840. Jan. 17. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. Charles Davies of the Broad Meadow in the parish of Clifford. AGREEMENT for the letting of a messu- age, farm and lands called Urchen- field, in the parish of Clifford. 310. 1842. March 24. 1. Tomkyns Dew, esq. 2. Frances and Richard Jones of Clifford. AGREEMENT for the letting of a tenement and lands called Llangain and Celt situate near Bullen's Bank in the parish of Clifford. 311. 1842. March 31. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. Richard Thomas of Harewood in the parish of Clifford, farmer. AGREEMENT for the letting of a parcel of meadow or pasture land called the Inner Lakes in the parish of Clifford. 312. 1850. Oct. 11. 1. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. 2. Mary Ann Dickinson of Hereford, spinster. AGREEMENT to mortgage the tithes arising from the Sheepcot Farm and Castleton Farm in the parish of Clifford, and of the Clifford Castle Lands in the parish of Brilley, for securing £1,500 and interest. 313. 1854. Dec. 13. 1. Tomkyns Dew, of Whitney Court, esq., and the Rev. Henry Dew of Whitney Rectory. 2. Thomas Powell of Hardwick in the parish of Clifford, esq. BOND in £9000 for the payment of an annuity of £450 for the life of the said Thomas Powell. 314. 1855. Aug. 23. 1. William Price of the parish of Clifford, mason. 2. Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq. CONVEYANCE of the Equity of Redemption in a messuage and two parcels of land at Bullens Bank in the parish of Clifford.

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(ii) Manorial Records. (Bailiffs' accounts, presentments, rentals, etc.) 315 - 317. THREE ROLLS relating to the manor of Clifford. 315. 1381. Headed : 'Clifford et Ewyas dominia' ACCOUNT of Reginald Lone, receiver, from Michaelmas 5 Richard II to 27 December following, on which day the said Earl [Edmund Mortimer, Earl of March] died. 316. 1388 - 9. Clifford : ACCOUNT of Roger Helyn, bailiff and the same collector of the rent foreign of Clifford and the rent of Myddelwode, Edward Jonet, collector of the Court foreign, Robert Teg, collector of the rent of Brodemede, William Hugyns, steward of the burgh, and William Raulyn, catchpole of Roger de Mortimer and his associates, Keeper of the lordship there from the feast of S. Michael the Archangel in the twelfth year of King Richard the Second to the said feast now next ensuing, viz., in the thirteenth year of the aforesaid King, for one whole year. 317. 1398 - 9. Clifford : ACCOUNT of William Ravlyns, bailiff, John Madeley and the said William, reeves of the burgh, John Taillor, catchpole of the said burgh, John Mulle, collector of the rent of Clifford and Middilwode, and Llewelyn ap Ithel, collector of the rent of Brodemede, from Michaelmas, 22 Richard II to Michaelmas 23 Richard II. 318. 1677 - 1749. PRESENTMENTS before the Court Leet and View of Frankpledge with Court Baron of the manor of Clifford, 1677 - 1749. (1 bundle) 319. 1678. EXTRACT OF FINES found and presented at the Court Leet and Court Baron of the manor of Clifford, 22 April, 1678. 320. 1693. A Rent Roll of wht Chief Rents are due for the manor of Clifford, 1693. 321. 1758. MANOR OF CLIFFORD : Accounts between Elizabeth Wardour and Richard Hooper concerning the rents and profits received within the said manor, and disbursements made, 1758.

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contd/. 321. 1758 Endorsed : "Final Accounts between Mrs. Wardour and Mr. Hooper to Michaelmas 1758 when he was dismissed the stewardship" 322. MANOR OF CLIFFORD : Accounts of chief rents, heriots, reliefs and cottage rents received for the years 1797, 1798, 1799 and 1800. 323. do. 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808, 1809, 1810, 1811. 324. do. Chief rents only, 1817. 325. do. do. 1818. 326. do. do. n.d. 327. do. Cottage rents, 1816. 328. do. do. 1818 329. do. Arrears due 1813 330. do. do. 1815 331. do. do. 1815 332. 1797. Oct. 30. SCHEDULE of deeds and writings relating to the manor of Clifford delivered by Tomkyns Dew, esq., to John Spencer of the Sheepcott, to enable him to hold the Courts Leet and receive the chief rents of the said manor which is demised to him by the said Tomkkyns Dew for 21 years. 333. [18th cent. ] ABSTRACT from the Court rolls of the manor of Clifford relating to heriots "at death of Dr. Williams." 334. [18th cent. ] 'PROOFS of Heriots due at the death of Mr. H. Williams to Mr. Wardour in Clifford Manor' 335. 1823 - 1883. HONOR AND MANOR OF CLIFFORD : Sundry Court Leet papers, including : Lists of Chief Rents due, 1823, 1859, 1864 and 1880; Accounts of a sale under distress for rent at Green Farm, Whitney, 1883; etc. (1 bundle)

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336. 1865 - 1889. ACCOUNT of Charles Griffiths, steward of the manor of Clifford, with Tomkyns Dew, esq., lord of the said manor, for chief rents, heriots, etc. 337. 1866. Jan. SCHEDULE of documents belonging to Tomkins Dew, esq. Includes a useful analysis of two of the Rolls relating to the manor of Clifford (Nos. 315 & 316 ). 338. 1866. Jan. COPY of No. 317 339. 1866 - 1889. CLIFFORD MANOR : Accounts of chief rents, heriots and reliefs paid. 340. 1889. LIST of documents relating to the manor of Clifford in the possession of Charles Griffiths, steward of the said manor, September 7, 1889. (iii) Surveys, valuations, etc. 341. 1694. ARTICLES to be exhibited at a Court of Survey to be held 21 May, 1694 for the manor of Clifford. (Fragment) 342. 1768. MANOR OF CLIFFORD = A Particular of the Cottage Leases now in being, 1768. 343. 1796. SURVEY of lands in the parish of Clifford belonging to Mr. William Haywood, surveyed in 1796. 344. 1796. SURVEY of lands in the parish of Clifford belonging to Mr. William Haywood, surveyed in 1796. 345. 1803. PARTICULAR and Valuation of the Castleton Estate in the parish of Clifford, the property of Master Dew, in the occupation of Mr. Joseph Brown. 346. [c. 1814]. MEASUREMENT of land in the parish of Clifford the great tithes of which are the property of T. Powell. 347. 1820. PARTICULARS of Crown lands in Clifford purchased by Mr. Dew, 1820. 348. [c. 1820]. NOTE of cottage rents unpaid in the parish of Clifford.

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349. [after 1820] PARTICULARS and Plan of Chantry land in the parish of Clifford purchased by Tomkyns Dew, esq. 350. 1824. PARTICULARS of Chantry lands in the parish of Clifford purchased by Tomkyns Dew, esq. 351. 1839. PARTICULARS of land in Clifford, the property of Tomkyns Dew, proposed to be as a farm. 352. 1840. VALUATION of Clifford Court Farm situate in the parish of Clifford, 1 April, 1840. 353. 1843. SURVEY of Clifford Court Farm, 21 March, 1843. 354. [c. 1843]. REFERENCE to the Map of Upper Court and Clifford Farm. (2 copies) 355. 1848. Nov. 15. PARTICULARS of the sale of the Manor of Clifford, the Lower Court and White House Farms, 15 November, 1848. (printed). 356. [c. 1850]. BOOKLET containing Names and Descriptions of Fields &c., belonging to Clifford Court Farm. 357. [n. d. ]. PARTICULARS of Castle House and lands (? in the parish of Clifford). (iv) Maps and plans. B358. 1811. MAP of land in the parish of Clifford, the property of Mrs. Eves. B359. [after 1812]. MAP of Crown lands in the parish of Clifford. B360. [c. 1815]. MAP of the Castleton Estate in the parish of Clifford. B361. [c. 1820]. MAP of the Castleton Estate in the parish of Clifford, belonging to Tomkyns Dew, esq.

Transcriber's note: The 'B's in front of numbers 358-361 are handwritten.

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B362. 1835. ROUGH PLAN of Chantry land in the parish of Clifford. B363. 1872. MAP of Llangain and other lands in the parish of Clifford. (v) Miscellaneous. 364. 1669-1875. PAPERS concerning the disputed title to a fishery in the River Wye in the parish and manor of Clifford. (1 bundle) 365. 1814. Dec. 22. WARRANT for the committal to the House of Correction at Hereford of George Brazier, late game keeper of the parish of Clifford, convicted of keeping wire snares to kill and destroy game. 366. 1823-1826. FILE of Receipts for rents paid by Tomkyns Dew, esq., to the bishop of Hereford for tithes in Clifford, Castleton and Middlewood. 367. 1824. ACCOUNT of tithes due at Michaelmas 1824 from the township of Middlewood. 368. [c. 1828]. PROPOSALS for letting Castleton Farm. 369. 1837. SCHEDULE of Title Deeds relating to the Lakes in Clifford, the property of Tomkyns Dew, esq., in mortgage to Mr. James Fencott for £1,500. 370. 1840. Aug. 25. DEPOSITION of Thomas Hodges of the parish of Whitney, gamekeeper to Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq., concerning a charge of poaching in the River Wye near Clifford. 371. 1843. May 22. DEMAND from Williams Higgins of Hay, co., Brecon, as the attorney and agent of William Higgins of Middlewood in the parish of Clifford, to Tomkyns Dew, esq., the Hon. and Rev. Robert Devereux and the Rev. John Leyson Stollard, justices of the peace, for a copy of the conviction dated 5 May 1843, whereof the said William Higgins of Middlewood stands convicted for having unlawfully fished in a private fishery in the River Wye belonging to Elizabeth Blissett of the parish of Letton, co., Hereford.

Transcriber's note: The 'B's in front of numbers 362-363 are handwritten.

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372. 1865. Dec. 26. NOTICE OF OBJECTION by Thomas Powell to the claim made by the values on behalf of Tomkyns Dew, esq., as lord of the manor of Clifford, to certain lands marked out in the Maerbach Hill Inclosure being within the manor of Clifford. Powell is prepared to show that the lands lie in the manor of Sidcombe. 373. 1867. April 23. AWARD of Nathan Wetherell, assistant commissioner under the Enclosure Acts, touching the boundaries of the manor of Sidcombe in the township of Bach in the parish of Dorstone, and of the adjoining manor of Clifford in the parish of Clifford, co., Hereford. 374. 1862. PAPERS relating to a heiffer which was sold from Clifford Pound, 26 June, 1862. 375. 1880. Aug. 18. NOTICE of the holding of a Court Leet and Court Baron of the Manor of Clifford at the dwelling house of George Watkins called the Castle Field Inn on Tuesday, 31 August, 1880. (Printed) 376. 1884. SMALL NOTEBOOK containing an account of a perambulation of the manor of Clifford by Charles Griffiths of Hay. 377. 1887. Jan. 19. NOTICE from the Secretary of the Golden Valley Railway to Tomkyns Dew of Whitney Court, esq., to treat and agree for the purchase of lands at Clifford for the purpose of the railway. (map attached).

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III MANORS and parishes of WHITNEY and CLIFFORD (MIXED) (i) Deeds and allied documents. 378. 1617/8. Feb. 17. 1. William Whitney of Mychaell Church, co. Radnor, gent. 2. Sir Robert Whitney of Whitney, Kt. QUITCLAIM of the manor, castle and park of Clifford, and the manor and park of Whitney. 379. 1622. Nov. 15. 1. Lady Constance Lucye of Highclere, co. Southampton, widow. 2. Sir Robert Whitney of Whitney, Kt., and the Lady Anne, his wife, daughter of the said Lady Constance Lucye. AGREEMENT for the levying of the sum of £2000 towards the marriage portion of Constance Whitney eldest daughter of the said Sir Robert Whitney and Lady Anne, and £1000 apiece towards the marriage portion of their four other daughters, Lucy, Anne, Eleanor and Susan Whitney, out of the rents and profits of the manor and lordship of Whitney, the manor and lordship of Clifton-super- Dunsmore, co Warwick and part of the manor, castle and park of Clifford, after the said Lady Constance Lucy has received out of the said rents the sums of £772. 3. 2. being the reidue of £3739. 3. 2. which she disbursed towards the payment of various debts owed by the said Sir Robert Whitney. Recites the following deeds = (i) 1615/6, Feb. 16 = Lease for 21 years from Sir Robert Whitney to Lady Constance Lucy and Sir Richard Lucy of the manor and lorship of Whitney, the park called Whitney Park the manor and lordship of Boughroyde, co. Radnor, the manor and lordship of Clifton-super Dunsmore, co. Warwick, and the manor and lordship of Icombe, co. Gloucester. (ii) Subsequent grant by fine of premises from Sir R.W. and Lady Anne, his wife, to Lady Constance Lucy and Sir Richard Lucy. (iii) Release of the premises for the aforesaid term from Sir Richard Lucy to Lady Constance Lucy.

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contd/. 379. 1622. Nov. 15. (iv) 1622. May 1 = Lease for 21 years of the manor, castle and park of Clifford from Lady Constance Lucy to Sir Richard Lucy and William Allen of London, esq., in trust so that the rents and profits thereof might be disposed as above mentioned, according to a former agreement between Lady Constance and Sir Robert Whitney. (v) 1622. Aug. 1 = Demise for divers years of the Clifford premises from Lady Constance Lucy to Sir Richard Lucy and Sir Thomas Lucy of Charlecott, co. Warwick to the interest that the rents and profits might be disposed as above mentioned. 380. 1636. June 10. 1. Sir Robert WHitney, Kt., and Robert Whitney, esq., his son and heir. 2. George Crumpe of the city of Hereford, gent. LEASE for 21 years of a parcel of meadow ground called the Broome, containing 41 acres, a meadow called Standerley, containing 13 acres and another meadow called the Pikes, containing 30 acres - all in the parishes of Clifford and Whitney. 381. 1672. April 7. 1. Thomas Whitney of Whitney, esq. 2. Edward Bereford of Wellington, co. Hereford, esq., and Victoria, his wife, formerly wife of Francis Whitney, gent., deceased brother of the said Thomas Whitney. LEASE for the life of the said Victoria and in pursuance of a decree of the Court of Chancery in a suit between the said Victoria, plaintiff, against Dame Anne Whitney, now deceased, and the said Thomas Whitney, defendants, of parcels of meadow ground called : Meadow, the Ox leasow, the Orles and Byfords, the Sheepcote lakes, the Parsons lakes, the Fower meadows next the hill, the Plocke next the Broome, the Plocke next the River Wye, and the Flaggs - all in the parishes of Clifford and Whitney.

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382. 1681. Oct. 21. 1. Robert Rodd of Foxley, co. Hereford, esq. 2. Robert Price of [blank], co. Denbigh, esq. BARGAIN & SALE ENROLLED (in consideration of a marriage lately solemised between Lucy, eldest daughter of the said Robert Rodd, and the said Robert Price, and as part of portion to the said Lucy Price) of the fourth part of the manor or lordship of Whitney and of the capital messauge called Whitney Court, the park called Whitney Park, the castle, manor and lordship of Clifford, the park called Clifford Park, the messuage or farm called Castleton in the parish of Clifford and Llanvair y Bryn and of the advowson of the parish church of Whitney. Also recites that the present conveyance is made towards the performance of the said Robert Rodd’s covenant for further assurance of the premises comprised in an Indenture Quadrupartite dated 30 August 1679, between the said Robert and Sophia his wife (1), Margaret Price of Bwlch y Beudy, co. Denbigh, widow (2), the said Robert Price (3), and Sir William Gregory, one of the barons of the Exchequer, Thomas Neale of London, esq., Uvedale Tomkins of Monnington, co. Hereford, esq., Owen Wynne of Melay, co. Denbigh, esq., Eubule Thelwall of Nantclwyd, co. Denbigh, esq., Cadwaldr Wynne of Voylas, co., Denbigh, esq., and John Mashmore of Mashmore, co. Denbigh, esq. (4). 383. 1690/1. Feb. 23. 1. Robert Price of Foxley, co. Hereford, esq. 2. William Wardour the editor of the parish of St. Margaret’s Westminster, esq. BARGAIN & SALE ENROLLED of the fourth part of the manor of Whitney and of the advowson of the parish church of Whitney, the manor of Clifford and the park called Clifford Park together with the part of other lands in Whitney and Clifford. Consideration : £4,848. Recites that Sir Robert Whitney of Whitney was seized of the said manors and lands, and that after his death and the death of his other sons without issue, Thomas Whitney, his only surviving son, became seized of the premises. After the latter’s death without issue, the premises descended to the four

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contd/. 383. 1690/1. Feb. 23. daughters of the said Sir Robert Whitney and their heirs in coparcenery. Robert Rodd of Foxley son and heir to Anne, one of the four daughters, became entitled to a fourth part of the premises and in consideration of the marriage of the said Robert Price and Lucy, the eldest daughter of the said Robert Rodd, he conveyed the said fourth part to the said Robert Price. 384. 1692. May 21. 1. John Dutton Colt late of Leominster, co. Hereford, esq., and Mary, his wife, one of the three daughters and coheiresses of Lucy Booth, deceased, who was one of the four sisters and coheiresses of Thomas Whitney, esq., deceased, son of Sir Robert Whitney, Kt., deceased. 2. Thomas Stanley of the city of Hereford, gent., Anne Pytts, widow and relict of James Pytts, late of Kyrewyard, co. Worcester, esq., deceased. 3. William Wardour of the parish of St. Margaret's, Westminster, esq, BARGAIN & SALE ENROLLED of the two twelfth parts of the manor of Whitney, the capital messuage called Whitney Court, the park called Whitney Park, the castle, manor and lordship of Clifford, the park called Clifford Park, a messuage or farm called Castleton Farm in the parish of Clifford, the advowson of the parish church of Whitney, and other lands in Whitney and Clifford. Consideration: £2000. Also, of the one twelfth part of the said Thomas Stanley of the said manors and lands. Consideration : £1000. 385. 1692. May 21. 1. ) ) As. No. 384. 2. ) DEED TO LEAD THE USES OF A FINE of the premises mentioned in No. 384.

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386. 1692. Oct. 20. 1. David Williams of the city of Hereford, doctor in physic and Constance his wife, formerly wife of Roger Evance, late of Trevelech, co. Salop, gent., deceased, and one of the nieces of Eleanor Wright, deceased, which Eleanor was formerly the wife of Nathaniel Wright, late of Shewsbury, doctor in physic, deceased, and was one of the four sisters and coheirs of Thomas Whitney, esq., deceased son of Sir Robert Whitney, Kt., deceased, and James Downes, son and heir of James Downes, late of Shrewsbury, draper, deceased. 2. William Wardour of the parish of St. Margaret’s Westminster, esq. BARGAIN & SALE ENROLLED of the fourth part, the whole in four equal parts to be divided, and all other the shares and purparties of the said David Williams and Constance and James Downes, of the manors or lordships of Whitney, Clifford, Llanvayr y Bryn and Hardwick with their appurtenances in the towns, parishes or villages of Whitney, Clifford, Winsretton, Brilley, Winserton, Eardisley, Llanvayr y Bryn, Hardwick, Bach, Middlewood, Forminde, Stowe, Millhosse, alias Millhough and Castleton, co. Hereford. Consideration : £3,080. 387. 1692. Oct. 20. 1. ) ) As. No. 386. 2. ) DEED TO LEAD THE USES OF A FINE of the premises mentioned in No. 386. 388. 1692. FINAL CONCORD between William Wardour, esq., plaintiff, and John Dutton Colt, esq., and Mary his wife, and Thomas Stanley, deforceants, when the deforceants acknowledged three parts of the manors of Whitney and Clifford and their appurtenances to be the right of the plaintiff. 389. 1692. DUPLICATE of No. 388.

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390. 1692/3. Feb. 23. 1. John Staples of the parish of St. Anne Westminster, esq., and Thomas Williams of Cabalva, co. Radnor, esq., brother of Richard Williams of the same, deceased. 2. William Wardour of the parish of St. Margargets Westminster, esq. RELEASE by way of a Mortgage of the fourth part of the manor of Whitney and of the capital messuage called Whitney House and its demesnes the park called Whitney Park, the Boathouse and ferry in Whitney, a tenement called Morrises Tenement in Whitney, a mesuage or tenement called Castleton Farm in the parish of Clifford, a messuage or tenement called the Sheepcoate Farm in Clifford, and of other messuages and lands in Whitney and Clifford. Consideration : £500 Recites a conveyance of the premises from the said Richard Williams to the said John Staples, 18 Feb. 1691/2. 391. 1692/3. March 3. 1. Thomas Williams of Cabalva, co. Radnor, esq., brother and heir of Richard Wililams, late of Cavalva, esq., deceased who was the eldest son and heir of Susanna Williams, deceased, one of the four sisters and coheirs of Thomas Whitney, esq., deceased, son and heir of Sir Robert Whitney of Whitney, Kt.; and Magdalen Williams, widow and relict of the said Richard Williams. 2. William Wardour of the parish of St. Margaret’s Westminster, esq. BARGAIN & SALE ENROLLED of the fourth part of the manors of Whitney, Clifford, Llanvayr y Bryn and Hardwick. Consideration : £3,075. 392. 1692/3. FINAL CONCORD between William Wardour, esq., plaintiff, and David Williams, doctor in physic and Constance, his wife, deforceants, when the deforceants acknowledged the fourth part of the manors of Whitney, Clifford, Llanvayr y Bryn and Harwick, to be the right of the plaintiff.


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