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Headington history: The Manor of Heddington

12 April 1847


Manor of Heddington

Special Court Baron of Digby Latimer

Monday 12 April, 1847

Before: John Matthews Gentleman, Steward
Homage: Thomas Godfrey, William Gurden


[Headington Enclosure Award Plot 66, near Pullen's Lane
and 63A, just east of Osler Road ]

The Homage present that James THOMSON, Esq, late a Customary Tenant whose death was presented 16th March last by his Will of 1832 bequeathed all his freehold and copyhold houses tenements land and premises in Oxford

to his son Guy THOMSON.

Came Guy THOMSON of Oxford Esquire and prayed to be admitted to:

One plot of land or ground No. 66 on the Headington Enclosure Award of 5 acres 1 rood and 22 perches situate in Clay field in the Parish of Headington bounded on the N.E. by the Plot No. 65, on S and S.W. by the lands and free board in the Parish of St Clements and on the N.W. by the road No. XI [Dunstan Road]

And also

1 plot of land No. 63a on Award situate in Pound Field in the said Parish of Headington containing 14 perches bounded on parts of the N. and E. by the House and garden formerly of John Sheard and late of Edward Latimer deceased on the remaining part of the E. and on the S by the Allotment No. 63 and on W. and remaining part of the N. by the road No. VIII [Osler Road]

To whom the Lord granted seizin, rendering therefor 2/8d yearly rent and an Heriot and paid 10/- for a fine and admitted Tenant but his Fealty was respited.

The Homage present that Daniel WHITE heretofore a Customary Tenant surrendered out of Court on 26th March 1828:

One Cottage with appurtenances in Heddington parcel of the Customary Tenements of the said Manor then late in occupation of … Smith Spinster deceased

To the use of Thomas HUNT of Oxford Baker and they further present that the said Thomas HUNT died September 1842 without having been admitted to the said premises and they further present that Thomas Hunt by his Will of February 1841 bequeathed the said premises to:

“my daughter Mary PARROTT wife of George PARROTT of St Giles.”

Came Mary PARROTT and prayed to be admitted tenant to:

One cottage stable hovel and garden in the occupation of Thomas Hodgkins

rendering therefor 9d yearly rent 1/6d Heriot and paid 10/- for a fine and admitted tenant but her Fealty was respited.

The Homage present that Thomas PHELP whose death was presented 26th January last died 21 st May 1837 intestate as to the copyhold hereditaments seized to him of:

One messuage or tenement now converted into three tenements with a backside and hovel in Heddington within the Manor in the respective occupations of Messrs White, Warland and Barney and parcel of the Customary tenements to which he was admitted on 28th January 1834 whereupon the same descended upon and came to John PHELP now of Wheatley yeoman and his eldest brother and heir at law.

And the said John PHELP in Court and prayed to be admitted Tenant, rendering therefor 1/- rent yearly, 3/4d for a Heriot and paid 10/- for a fine and was admitted Tenant but his Fealty was respited.

Came John PHELP of Wheatley a Customary tenant and in consideration of the affection and regard which he hath and beareth to and for Mary Ann PHELP the widow of his late brother Thomas PHELP heretofore of Headington Victualler and late a Customary Tenant and surrendered:

One messuage or tenement now converted into three tenements with a backside and hovel in Heddington within the Manor in the respective occupations of Messrs White, Warland and Barney

To the use of Mary Ann PHELP, and Mary Ann Phelp in Court prayed to be admitted tenant, rendering therefor 1/- rent a year, 3/4d Heriot and paid 10/- for a fine and admitted Tenant but her Fealty was respited.

End of Court

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