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Document Number:0412071
Title:Admission to Manor
Date:06 July 1795
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Parchment : 1 sheet 32cm x 38cm with duty stamp.
Summary of contents
Principal Names
John Newland. Gentleman, Lord of the Manor of Broadwater, Sussex.
William Richardson of Broadwater, Sussex. Gentleman.
Thomas Richardson of Chichester, Sussex. Mercer.
Ann Baker, wife of William Baker of Broadwater, Sussex. Carpenter.
Henry Norton of Broadwater, Sussex. Gentleman.

We start from the will of Henry Norton dated 1793 who gave property to his nephews, William and Thomas Richardson. He gives other property to his niece Ann, wife of William Baker, and to her son Robert Baker. These beneficiaries are now appearing at the manor court to be admitted to these lands - summarised as:

1. 7 acres of customary land in Broadwater, Sussex.
2. Cottage with barn and garden called Poonsheld.
3. Messuage, barn and 18 acres of land.
4. 2 customary acres in the common fields of Broadwater, Sussex, with half acre of enclosed land.
5. Barn and 15 acres in several parcels in the common fields and elsewhere in the Parish of Broadwater.