|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Title:||Manor Court Document|
|Date:||07 October 1836|
|Somewhat grubby and crumpled along the top edge, but otherwise good for its age.|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 51cm x 54cm with revenue stamp and signed by the Steward of the Manor.|
|Summary of contents:|
Harry NEWLAND of Broadwater, Sussex. Lord of the Manor.
William TRIBE of Broadwater, Sussex. Steward of the Manor.
Betsy BAKER of Broadwater, Sussex. Infant.
Thomas BAKER (deceased) of Broadwater, Sussex, Mariner.
This document is a record of a General Court Baron of the Manor of Broadwater Sussex. It records the admission of Betsy Baker to a one-seventh share of copyhold land in the Manor. We are told that Betsy Baker is the only child of Thomas Baker (deceased), but she is currently under the age of 21 and her uncle Robert Baker is acting as her guardian.