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Headington history: The Manor of Heddington

14 September 1864


Manor of Heddington

Court Baron of Digby Latimer Esq

Held on 14 September 1864

Before Sturman Latimer Gent, Steward

Homage: Thomas Knowles, Frederick Latimer


[Blacksmith's shop]

The Homage present at that the Court of 15 February 1847 Nathaniel CASTLE late of the City of Oxford Hatter and Mercer and Mary his wife (Devisees of Richard GREEN) were admitted Tenants to a messuage or tenement blacksmith's shop yard and garden situate at Heddington then in the occupation of Richard DURHAM but now of William BLEAY which said premises were granted to Nathaniel and Mary CASTLE and their heirs and the Homage find and present that the said Nathaniel CASTLE died on 17 November 1860 and the said Mary CASTLE died on 20 November 1862 having made her last Will devised all her real and personal estate among Richard CASTLE Thomas GREEN and the Revd John Richard GREEN and Mary Castle GREEN and her nephew Richard GREEN now residing with me for their own benefit in equal shares and the Homage further present that on the death of Mary CASTLE 1/2 became due to the Lord for an Heriot in respect of the said premises.

At this Court came Richard CASTLE of St Augustine's Parade in the City of Bristol Hosier, Thomas GREEN of Pembroke Street in the City of Oxford, Gent., the Rev. John Richard GREEN of 33 Approach Road, Victoria Park, Stepney London Clerk and Richard GREEN of Corpus Christi College Cambridge (by their attorney) duly appointed by a Power of Attorney presented and enrolled at this Court) and the said Thomas GREEN her guardian also duly appointed and enrolled and prayed

1/2 1/2 10/- Fealty respited


[Two tenements]

The Homage present that at a Court holden on 15 February 1847 Nathaniel CASTLE late of Oxford deceased hatter and mercer and Mary his wife (devisees of Richard GREEN herebefore a Customary Tenant) were admitted Tenants to two tenements and gardens with the appurtenances (formerly one tenement) situate at Heddington then in the respective occupations of William COLLINS and Richard HOWSE but now of John ADAMS and John BATEMAN which said premises were granted to Nathaniel CASTLE and Mary his wife to have and to hold (according to the tenor of the Will of Richard GREEN) and the homage find and present that Nathaniel CASTLE who died on 17 November 1860 and Mary CASTLE who died on 20 November 1862 having made her will

all amongst the said Richard CASTLE, Thomas GREEN, the Rev. John Richard GREEN and Ann Mary Castle GREEN and nephew in equal shares.

Now came Richard CASTLE of St Augustine's Parade in the City of Bristol Hosier, Thomas GREEN of Pembroke Street in the City of Oxford Gent., the Rev. John Richard GREEN of 33 Approach Road, Victoria Park, Stepney London Clerk and Richard GREEN of Corpus Christi College Cambridge (four of the Devisees) and Ann Mary Castle GREEN by Thomas GREEN her guardian and prayed.
8d 10/- Fealty respited


[Blacksmith's shop and the two tenements]

At this Court the Homage present the following Power of Attorney Richard CASTLE etc

whereas at the Court of 15 February 1847 Nathaniel CASTLE and his wife Mary (devisees under the Will of Richard GREEN) were admitted Tenants to a messuage or tenement Blacksmith shop yard and garden in Headington then in the occupation of Richard DURHAM but now of William BLEAY which said premises were granted to Nathaniel CASTLE and his wife Mary etc were admitted Tenants to two tenements and gardens with Appurtenances then in the occupation of William COLLINS amd Richard DURHAM and now of John ADAMS and  John BATEMAN

recites death of Nathaniel CASTLE and his wife and her Will

appoint John FISHER of High Street Oxford Gent James WARING of Headington Postmaster to pray admittance to all copyhold tenements and premises to which Nathaniel CASTLE and his wife admitted and after admittance to surrender into the hand of the Lord all and singular the said copyhold hereditaments and premises to the USES following

As to the said premises now in the occupation of William BLEAY to the use of William BERRY his heirs and assigns for ever

And as to the second premises now in the respective occupations of John ADAMS and John BATEMAN to the use of James DEE his heirs etc. To have and To hold the said premises respectively by the Rod at the Will of the Lord according to the customs of the said Manor and generally to do perform and execute or join or concur with all or any other person whomsoever in any wise concern therein in performing all such acts matters etc according to the custom of the Manor of Heddington shall be necessary and expedient for procuring. The admittance of the said William BERRY and James DEE respectively etc.

Signed R. Castle, Thomas Green, etc


[Blacksmith's shop and the two tenements]

At this Court came Richard CASTLE Thomas GREEN etc by their Attorney and Ann Mary Castle GREEN also a Customary Tenant by her guardian and in consideration of £52 to them paid by William BERRY of Headington in the County of Oxford baker surrender

All that messuage or tenement blacksmith shop yard and garden situate at Heddington formerly in the occupation of Richard BLEAY (to which said premises Richard CASTLE Thomas GREEN etc were admitted Tenants at this Court

TO THE USE of the said William BERRY his heirs and assigns for ever at the Will of the Lord according to the custom of the Manor and the said William BERRY in Court prayed
Rendering 1/2 1/2 10/- admitted but his fealty respited

Whereas James DEE of Oxford Builder lately contracted with Richard CASTLE etc for the purchase of the hereditaments and premises hereinafter mentioned for £5 and the said James DEE has since contracted with William SOANES of Headington stone mason for the sale to him of the said hereditaments premises at £57 and James DEE has requested Richard CASTLE Thomas GREEN etc To Surrender the said hereditaments To the USE of William SOANES and Elizabeth his wife.

At this Court came Richard CASTLE Thomas GREEN John and Richard and Ann Mary Customary Tenants and in consideration of £52 by the said William SOANES and his wife paid to James DEE (total £57) SURRENDER ... all those two Tenements and gardens with appurtenances (formerly one tenement) situated at Heddington formerly in the occupation of William COLLINS and Richard HOWSE but now of John ADAMS and John BATEMAN (to which all admitted Tenants at this court)
To the USE of William SOANES and Elizabeth and present pray
8d and all or customs and 10/- and admitted Tenants Fealty respited

End of Court of Sturman Latimer

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