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Headington history: The Manor of Heddington

22 April 1841


The Manor of Heddington
Special Court Baron of Edward Latimer Esq and Elizabeth his wife
Thursday 22nd April 1841

Before George Rackstraw, Steward
Homage: Robert Bateman, Thomas Godfrey


The Homage present the death of Margaret GREEN (formerly Margaret MOORE), a Customary Tenant, who died intestate seized of two messuages with appurtenances

And Benjamin HEATH of Elstead Surrey Carpenter only surviving son and heir at law of Margaret Heath who was the daughter of Mary ?BALCHIN who was the sister and heiress of William MOORE late a Customary Tenant of this Manor deceased was entitled and ought to be admitted to the said two estates.

At this Court Proclamation was made for the heir at law of William MOORE to come in and be admitted to the said estates.

At this Court Benjamin HEATH of Elstead Surrey Carpenter only surviving son and heir of Margaret HEATH the daughter of Mary ?BALCHIN who was the sister and heiress of William MOORE late a Customary Tenant of this Manor deceased came into Court and prayed to be admitted to

all that messuage or tenement with the backside and garden ground thereunto belonging being within the Manor of Heddington and heretofore in the tenure of Thomas MARRIOTT and of which Margaret GREEN (formerly Margaret MOORE) lately died seized (granted 19th October 1795)

And the Lord and Lady granted seizin to Benjamin HEATH to have the said premises rendering rent 1/2d and an Heriot and paid 10/- for a Fine to the Lord and Lady and was admitted Tenant and did his Fealty.

Came Benjamin HEATH of Elstead Surrey Carpenter and prayed to be admitted to

a messuage cottage or tenement situate in Heddington etc. and granted to Nathaniel Moore since deceased the 11th December 1823 and of which Margaret Green lately died seized

Rendering 8d rent and doing another duties customs and service due and of right accustomed and the said Benjamin HEATH gave to the Lord and Lady for a fine 10/- and did his Fealty.

Enrolled by me, George Rackstraw, Steward

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