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Headington history: The Manor of Heddington

6 July 1841


Special Court Baron of Edward Latimer Esq
and Elizabeth his wife, Lord and Lady of the Manor

Tuesday 6th July 1841

Before George Rackstraw, Steward of the Manor
Homage: William Jeffcoat, William Powell


Came Thomas GURDEN a Customary Tenant and in consideration of the natural love and affection which he bore towards his son William GURDEN of Headington labourer surrendered

Four messuages or tenements in Heddington within the Manor aforesaid and now or late in the several occupations of the said William Gurden, Thomas West, Mary Rolf and Hannah Bushnell and to which the said Thomas Gurden was admitted 21st August 1837

To the use of the said William GURDEN , his heirs etc.

Came William GURDEN of Headington in the County of Oxford labourer and prayed to be admitted Tenant to

Four messuages or tenements in Heddington within the Manor aforesaid and now or late in the several occupations of the said William Gurden, Thomas West, Mary Rolf and Hannah Bushnell and to which the said Thomas Gurden was admitted 21st August 1837

rendering 1/2d rent and 2/4d for a Heriot and William Gurden gave to the Lord and Lady 10/- for a fine but his fealty was excused.

Enrolled by me, George Rackstraw

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