Bundle of deeds relating to Scotsland estate and farm, Winkworth Farm, Nore Farm, Longhurst and Labourne [High Leybourne] in Bramley, Hascombe and Godalming, and tithes in south division of Bramley; also one deed relating to plantation in Jamaica. 19 items Deeds include recoveries, leases and releases, mortgages, assignments of terms in trust to attend the inheritance and extract from will of William Kinleside, 1792. All properties were eventually owned in some way by the Austen family. Winkworth was originally owned by the Hockley family from 1653 until 1733 when it was conveyed to Richard Hunt. By 1823 it was in the hands of the Austen family along with the other properties. The deed relating to property in Jamaica is an appointment of new trustees. It refers to conveyance of 2 Jun 1829 by George William Ricketts of Winchester, esq, and his wife to Francis Love Beckford senior and Charles Nicholas Palmer of plantation called New Canaan in St James and Trelawney parishes, Cornwall, Jamaica, with slaves, cattle and stock. Francis Love Beresford junior of Mitcham and Richard Hinckley of Lichfield, Staffordshire, esqs, are now appointed in place of C N Pallmer (residing in Jamaica) who wishes to be discharged from the trust. The deed includes schedule giving names, ages, sexes and colours of slaves on New Canaan Plantation and Sugar Work (belonging to Ricketts family), Co Cornwall, Jamaica, in 1817, 1820, 1823, 1826, 1829 as registered by the Registrar of Colonial Slaves.
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