Historical, Topographical and Statistical Notices of Enfield in the County of Middlesex; Containing Also Biographical Notices of Distinguished Persons

Historical, Topographical and Statistical Notices of Enfield in the County of Middlesex; Containing Also Biographical Notices of Distinguished Persons

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ... which is to be disposed of to the same use as the rent of the King's Head Inn. The herbage of the gravel pit adjoining this allotment, belongs to the trustees of Prounces, and is let with the allotment. Wroth's Gift. Sir Henry "Wroth, in consideration of his inclosing part of Stonard's-field (which was then common, ) agreed, in the year 1547, that the owner of Stonard's-field, for the time being, should pay to the parish of Enfield at Michaelmas every year, the sum of 1 7s. 6d., being at the rate of sixpence per acre, for 55 acres so inclosed, to be distributed amongst the poor of the parish. The family of Wroth held Durants's Estate, upwards of 300 years. It is now the property of Woodham Connop, Esq. by whom the above sum of 1 7s. 6d. is paid, which is disposed of in bread, given to the poor, at the Church every Sunday. Ramston's Gift. Robert Ramston, of Chingford, in the County of Essex, gentleman, by his will, dated August 1st, 1585, gave to the poor people of Enfield, the sum of forty shillings, to be paid to the churchwardens in the month of November, yearly, out of the freehold and copyhold lands in the county of Essex, which he gave to his wife; but if she, her heirs or assigns, should neglect to pay the same, the said Estates are to go to Thomas Goodge, of Stratford-le-Bow, gentleman, and his heirs; if he or they neglect, then to Nicholas Brooke, of Waltham Holy-cross, gentleman, and his heirs; and if he or they neglect, then to the right heirs of him, the said Robert Ramston. The land subject to this rent-charge is called "Strood Hall Farm," in the parishes of Little Canfield, Little Easton, and Great Dunmow, all in the county of Essex; the property of Lord Maynard. It is paid by Lord Maynard, and by order of...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236518608
  • 9781236518606