Headington history: The Manor of Heddington

1 January 1853

Out of Court

1 January 1853

Manor of Heddington

Be it remembered that on 1 January 1853 William GURDEN of the Blue Pig Gloster Green Oxford Publican a Customary Tenant came before John Matthews Gent. Steward and in consideration of £337 to him paid by James MORRELL the Younger of Oxford Esquire did out of Court surrender

4 messuages or tenements in Heddington within the Manor now or late in the several occupations of John WARD, John DEREHAM, Edward LOUCH and Robert WHORWOOD

And also

Another tenement lately erected on part of the said premises in the occupation of John DENNIS (to all of which premises William GURDEN was admitted 6th July 1841)

To the use of the said James MORRELL his heirs and assigns … at the Will of the Lord according to the custom of the Manor… Upon Condition that if the said William GURDEN his heirs etc. should pay James MORRELL £337 with interest at the rate of £4 for every £100 by the year on the 1st July next without any deduction then this surrender is to be void.

This Surrender was accepted and taken on the date above written by and before me,
John Matthews Steward

Signed: William Gurden

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