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Transcripts of grants and releases relating to lands in Penshurst and Chiddingstone, Kent

Reference code
MSS/0157
Title
Transcripts of grants and releases relating to lands in Penshurst and Chiddingstone, Kent
Date
early 18th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff. ii + 88 (many blank). Small quarto. Bound with MSS/0156.
Scope and content
Transcripts by John Thorpe, senior, of seven grants and two releases relating to lands in Penshurst and Chiddingstone, Kent, n.d., 13 Edw. I-14 Rich. II, fols. 1-6v. Thorpe's father held lands in both parishes. With excerpts by Thorpe, made in 1713-23, from parish registers in Kent, Sussex and Surrey (listed in Ellis (1816), 50) relating to the families of Holden and Thorpe, and a few extracts (fols. 82v-3) from Cole's escheats in the library of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford (d. 1724), fols. 74-88.
Creator
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/157