Tag: Northampton

A Marriage Settlement 1621

This Indenture made the eighth day of February in the year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord James, by the grace of God, King of England France and Ireland, defender of the faith etc. the nineteenth and of Scotland…

Sale of a Freehold Estate at Aldwincle 1697

ABSTRACT of Title to a Freehold Estate at Aldwinckle in the County of Northampton late the Property of William Sanderson, Esquire deceased As to a Messuage Malting Office and Lands Formerly Lenton’s 1697 June 9th By indenture of Feoffment of…

Robert Holdyche – Land Purchase 1562

To all the faithful of Christ to whom this present writing will have come Edmund Elwes of Walton in the County of Northampton, Gentleman sends greeting in the everlasting Lord. Know that I the aforesaid Edmund have, for a sum…

The Wadenhoe Manor Survey 1543

Introduction This survey of the manor of Wadenhoe was made in August 1543, just before King Henry VIII bought the manor, becoming its lord. As you will see from the accounting, it is likely he had the survey made to…

Dorothy Evelyn Muriel Holdich (1901-1969)

Dorothy was born on the 23rd November 1901. She was the youngest child of Thomas and Annie. She attended Northampton School for Girls where she excelled at art and was an outstanding water colourist – she once said – oil…