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Tilsworth Estate Sale Smaller Pieces of Land

 Tilsworth Estate Sale plan of 1804
The sale plan - please click on the image for a larger version.

The sale plan is annotated with numbers referring to each piece of land, and these are as follows [number: tenant; description; acreage]:

  1. Edward Burr; Tilsworth Leys; 1 acre 22 perches;
  2. William Arrowsmith: Middle Meadow; 3 acres 21 perches;
  3. William Arrowsmith: Dovington Meadow; 2 acres 2 roods 32 perches;
  4. William Arrowsmith: Little Dovington; 2 acres 36 perches;
  5. William Arrowsmith: Three-cornerned Piece; 4 acres 13 perches;
  6. William Arrowsmith: Middle Close; 4 acres 1 rood 32 perches;
  7. William Arrowsmith: Home Close; 2 acres 1 rood 18 perches;
  8. William Arrowsmith; The Bull Inn [and farmhouse];
  9. William Arrowsmith; Jenkins' Close; 4 acres 1 rood 29 perches;
  10. William Arrowsmith; Horse Shoe Close; 6 acres 3 roods 18 perches;
  11. William Arrowsmith; Little Standford; 2 acres 2 roods 14 perches;
  12. Messrs Perrott; Eleven Leys; 3 acres 25 perches;
  13. Mrs.Cooper; Acre Way Close; 1 acre 3 roods 31 perches;
  14. John Cooper; Great Hill Close; 10 acres 2 roods 11 perches;
  15. Messrs Perrott; Deans; 4 acres 2 roods 9 perches;
  16. Messrs Perrott; Deans; 4 acres 3 roods 22 perches;
  17. Thomas Harris: Little Hill Close; 5 acres 2 roods 38 perches;
  18. Thomas Harris: Great Hill Close; 8 acres 2 roods 2 perches;
  19. Robert Onley: Church Lane Close; 11 acres 2 roods 4 perches;
  20. Thomas Harris; Breach; 12 acres 3 roods 23 perches;
  21. Thomas Harris; Valentine's Meadow; 3 acres 1 rood 16 perches;
  22. Thomas Harris; Another Meadow; 3 acres 2 roods 29 perches;
  23. Thomas Harris; Howis' Meadow; 3 acres 3 roods 23 perches;
  24. Thomas Harris; West Meadow; 3 acres 3 roods 30 perches;
  25. Thomas Harris; Long Lawn; 5 acres 33 perches;
  26. Thomas Harris; Poor Folks' Close; 5 acres 2 roods 36 perches;
  27. Thomas Harris; Flag Pond; 1 acre 1 rood 17 perches;
  28. John Cooper: Lawn Pond; acreage with 29;
  29. John Cooper; Middle Pond; 6 acres 3 roods together with Lawn Pond;
  30. in hand; The Manor of Tilsworth [the modern Blackgrove Wood]; 6 acres 3 roods 32 perches;
  31. Mrs.Cooper; Wood Close; 7 acres 2 roods 30 perches;
  32. Bernard Wilkes; Wood Close; 8 acres 2 roods 39 perches;
  33. Robert Onley; Stalk Spring; 6 acres 1 rood 9 perches;
  34. in hand; Black Grove Woods [the modern Stanbridge Wood]; 8 acres 2 perches;
  35. Thomas Harris; Wood Lawn; 4 acres 3 roods;
  36. John Cooper; West Meadow; 9 acres 7 perches;
  37. John Cooper; Little England; 2 acres 3 roods 14 perches;
  38. Jonn Cooper; Great England; 16 acres 19 perches;
  39. Thomas Harris; West Meadow; 10 acres;
  40. Bernard Wilkes; England; 5 acres 1 rood 9 perches;
  41. Robert Onley; Home Close; 1 acre 3 roods 17 perches;
  42. Not mentioned in the particulars but seems to be a small croft, possibly tenanted by Robert Onley;
  43. Robert Onley; a croft; 1 rood 33 perches;
  44. Robert Onley; a croft; 1 rood 31 perches;
  45. Robert Onley; a farmhouse; 2 acres 35 perches [today this is 2 and 4 Stanbridge Road];
  46. John Cooper; Shop Close; 2 acres 1 rood 1 perch;
  47. Bernard Wilkes; a farmhouse; 1 acre 1 rood 16 perches;
  48. Mrs.Cooper; Hobseys; 1 acre 2 roods 15 perches;
  49. John Cooper; a croft or rick yard; 2 roods 15 perches;
  50. The Town; houses and gardens; 1 rood;
  51. John Cooper; a farmhouse; 2 acres 2 roods 1 perch;
  52. Richard Partridge; a farmhouse; 1 acres 2 roods 4 perches;
  53. John Odell; a house and garden; 28 perches;
  54. Bernard Wilkes; New Close; 1 acre 24 perches;
  55. Richard Partridge; Goldsmith's Croft; 1 acre 4 perches;
  56. The Town; houses and gardens; 11 perches;
  57. Widow Jackson and Daniel Jones; houses and gardens; 25 perches;
  58. John Willison ["Mr.John Willison, the Woodman at Tilsworth, will shew the Estate"; a tenement; and Bernard Wilkes; leys with house in three tenements; 1 acre 3 roods 17 perches;
  59. Bernard Wilkes; leys; 1 acre 18 perches;
  60. Bernard Wilkes; leys; 3 roods 8 perches;
  61. Bernard Wilkes; East Lane Pingle; 3 roods 23 perches;
  62. Joseph Cooper; leys; 1 acre 1 rood 35 perches;
  63. Joseph Cooper; cottage and croft; 3 roods 12 perches;
  64. Mrs.Cooper; East Lane Pringle; 1 acre 3 roods 22 perches;
  65. Mrs.Cooper; Wren Park; 29 perches;
  66. Mrs.Cooper; Long Leys; 1 rood 23 perches;
  67. Mrs.Cooper; Four Leys; 4 acres 2 roods 28 perches;
  68. Messrs Perrott; Headley; 3 roods 33 perches;
  69. Mrs.Cooper; Orchard Close; 1 acre 12 perches;
  70. Mrs.Cooper; Baker's Close; 1 acres 11 perches along with 71 below;
  71. Mrs.Cooper; leys; with 70 above;
  72. William Ford and Samuel Wright; houses and gardens; 26 perches;
  73. Mrs.Cooper; a farmhouse; 1 acre 36 perches;
  74. Thomas Twigg; house, gardens and blacksmith's shop; 1 rood 36 perches;
  75. Mrs.Cooper; leys; 2 roods 30 perches;
  76. John Cooper; leys; 3 roods 23 perches;
  77. Messrs Perrott; Homeleys; 1 acre 1 rood 29 perches;
  78. Messrs Perrott; a croft and rough land; 1 acre 3 roods 1 perch;
  79. Messrs Perrott; rough land; 1 acre 3 roods;
  80. Messrs Perrott; a farmhouse; 1 acre 30 perches;
  81. Joseph Cooper; a public house [unnamed but either the putative Tom and Jerry or, more likely, the Anchor]; 3 roods 12 perches;
  82. not in the particulars;
  83. The town; house and garden; 2 perches;
  84. Richard Partridge; Upper House Close with house and barn; 5 acres 3 roods 4 perches;
  85. not in the particulars;
  86. Richard Partridge; Norman's Pingle; 3 roods 23 perches;
  87. Richard Partridge; Little Orchard; 1 acre 32 perches;
  88. Richard Partridge; spinney; 3 roods 27 perches;
  89. Richard Partridge; spinny; 2 aces 1 rood 11 perches;
  90. Richard Partridge; spinny; 1 rood 30 perches;
  91. John Cooper; Little Hill Close; 3 acres 2 roods 13 perches;
  92. Thomas Harris; warren [including Warren Knoll]; 9 acres 1 perch;
  93. not in the particulars - All Saints Church;
  94. Thomas Harris; Tilsworth Manor; 7 acres 3 roods 24 perches

The following tenants occupied the following farms:

  • William Arrowsmith: Bull Farm;
  • Mrs.Cooper: Green Farm;
  • John Cooper: Wood Farm;
  • Thomas Harris: Manor Farm;
  • Richard Partridge: Bury Farm;
  • The Perrotts: Greenhill Farm;
  • Bernard Wilkes: Yellow Farm

     

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