Headington history: The Manor of Heddington

10 January 1856

Manor of Heddington


10 January 1856

Before: Alfred Green Holmes Gent., Steward

[Plot 66 of Headington Enclosure Award:
Extension of Headington Hill Hall land down to Marston Road]

Out of Court this day comes Guy THOMPSON of Baldon House in the County of Oxford Esquire a Customary Tenant and in consideration of £1000 to him paid by James MORRELL [junior] of Oxford and Headington Hill Esquire surrenders into the hands of the Lord of the Manor

all that plot of land or ground No. 66 upon the Headington Inclosure containing 5 acres 1 rood and 22 perches situate in the Clay Field in the Parish of Headington bounded on the NE by the allotment No. 65 and on S and SW by the lands and Free board in the Parish of St Clement and on the NW by the road No. IX [Marston Road] by mistake in the admission of the said Guy Thomson stated to be No. XI and now in the occupation of William Gardener

To the use of James MORRELL and thereafter the said James MORRELL (by John Marriott DAVENPORT his Attorney) prays to be admitted tenant to whom the Lord by his Steward out of Court by virtue of and under provisions of Act of Parliament made in the 4th and 5th years of the Reign of Her present Majesty enabling him in this behalf Doth Grant and deliver seizin thereof by the Road to have and to hold the said premises unto the said James MORRELL his heirs etc.

Rendering therefor yearly to the Lord 2/8d rent and an Heriot when etc. and the said James MORRELL paid to the Lord 10/- for a Fine and was admitted tenant but his Fealty was respited.

Signed: Alfred Holmes Steward

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