Norfolk

(Latest update of this page – 2/11/2016)  

Postal History

67/72  Norwich – 1842 – Short letter – from Chas. Evans (Norwich) to S W Rix Solicitor,  (Beccles), concerning proposed meeting. Small sheet of paper – signed by  Evans & folded to form a letter. 2 small holes where originally sealed. Franks for Beccles (indistinct) & Norwich.  £5

Property, etc.

104/15 Alborough – 1833 – Bond of Indemnity given by Edward Lord Suffield, Baron Suffield of Suffield  to James Gay (Aylsham). Refers to agreement of same day by which Suffield sold to Gay  Land in Alborough. The Bond relates to an Indemnity in respect of an Annuity previously charged against the Lands under the Will of  Dorothy Harwood (Formerly Lubbock) dated  1727). Sheet paper watermarked 1832 – folded in 2 – written on 1+ sides. Ink & embossed duty stamps. Signed  Suffield with wax seal containing (possibly family) coat of arms – witness signature Edward White, (Marlborough St). [see also 130/78 below ‘Southrepps] £45

98/134 Borgh Upton – 1809 – Power of Attorney given  to  Samuel Clarke. For details see Suffolk page Worlingham.

68/28 Bristow – 1791 – Confirmation of terms of Lease of  1789 of Water Mill in Stuttton, Suffolk by William Davy ( Danbury, Essex) to William Tills and permission for Tills to erect various buildings. William Groom (Bristow, Norfolk) also party to the agreement – as mortgagee of premises. Paper Indenture  signed and sealed by William Davy and William Tills and witnessed by Henry Rawlings and W Sparling. Several small splits in folds.   £51

105/32 Cromer Hall – 1896 – Lease of shooting & sporting rights on the  Estate by Margaret Bond Cabbell, widow (Cadogan Sq,  London), Edward Eyre Greenwell (Lime St, London) & Evelyn Bond Cabbell (Cromer Hall) to John Henry Buxton (Hunsdon Bury, Ware, Herts). Conditions to be met by Buxton with the rights which cover 1400 acres in several parishes.  Large sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written on 3 sides, signed by both Cabbells & Greenwell, witnesses include William Shingles (Cromer).  £32

105/34 Cromer – 1895 – Lease of furnished house 1 St Mary’s Lodge, by Sophia Amelia Long, widow (Cromer) to Percy Montague Lucas. Details responsibilities of both. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written 2 sides, some dusting to reverse. Signed by Mrs Long. £28

105/35 Cromer – 1897 – Lease of 2, Hillside, Vicarage Rd by Alfred Edward Salter (Cromer) to Miss Lucy Clara Lanchester. Details conditions & tenants responsibilities. Large sheet watermarked paper folded in 2 written 3 sides, embossed duty stamps, signed / sealed by Salter, witnessed by S A Salter. The 4th side has a supplementary agreement (1897) allowing Miss Lanchester to have minor alterations made. Signed by Salter, witnessed by Arthur C Elliott (solr clerk). [see Wills below Salter, Sarah Ann] £35

171/94 Cromer1898 – Receipted solicitor’s account for the sale at auction of Hamilton House on behalf of the trustees of Mrs Elizabeth Brooks* dec’d, to T H Wallis, analysing the costs incurred. 2 sheets watermarked paper written on 1½ sides. [see 171/91* in Wills, below]   £4

131/9 Dickleburgh – 1855 – Sale of land by Inclosure Commissioners to William Day (Trowse). Location of land by reference to adjoining owners & roads. Parchment – signed by Commissioners Henry Charles Mules & William Blamire, with large indistinct wax seal (one edge lost) for Inclosure Commissioners of England & Wales, witness John W Tottie – some slight damp staining. £42

84/184 Diss (Heywood Hall) – 1752 – Copy of Surrender of Copyhold Messuages & Land to Manor by Peter Buckenham to the use of Philip Meadows, the younger as security for money borrowed. 1 side of a sheet of watermarked paper – endorsed on reverse with Buckingham’s  ‘mark‘ that it’s a true copy & that he’s received the monies. Witnesses – Abigail Keer / Kear & Thos Gostling. Small holes in folds not affecting text. [see also 84/185 – Wills, below]   £40

84/186 Diss – 1798 – Obligation Bond given by Ralph Freeman re monies owed to John Sharman. Refers to surrender of Lands held of the Manor, as security.  Pre-printed paper with manuscript details. The signature / mark of Ralph Freeman & most of the seal have been torn out (possibly when the loan was repaid in 1807) leaving a hole approx 2″x 1:5″ affecting a little of the text. The reverse is noted with details of 6 interest payments with 3 x signature of J Sharman, and 1 of (possibly) M Sharman.  £30

84/188 Diss – 1785 – 1865 – Abstract of Title of Executors of Samuel Drake to Lands held of Manor of Heywood Hall. Details of Lands acquired in 1807 – previously held by Susanna Freeman (Scole / Osmondeston) who acquired them from exors of Philip Meadows in 1785 – extracts from Samuel Drake’s Will  – brother in law James Jarrett (Diss),  nephew James T D Jarrett (Worlingworth, Suffolk). 3 sheets watermarked paper.  £14

84/190 Diss – 1903 – Sale of property by Solomon Saunders to George Molton.  Frank Aldridge (Ipswich, Suffolk) is party to the agreement as owner of the adjoining property (sharing water supply & cess pit). Details of agreement by which Saunders acquired the property. Large sheet of parchment folded in 2 – written on 1+ sides. Signed / sealed by Saunders, Molton & Aldridge, witnessed by Henry O Lyns (Diss).  [see also 84/191, 192, 195]  £28

84/191 Diss – 1903 – Mortgage of property (see 84/190) by  George Molton to Ancient Order of Foresters Friendly Society (Diss). Large sheet of parchment folded in 2 – written on 2 full sides. Signed / sealed by  Molton. Endorsed mortgage repaid in 1906, signed by Charles Collins (Horham, Suffolk), William Augustus Wright (Diss),  Henry T Whitrod (Trustees) & John Maling (secretary), witness Roland H B Wilson (solr Diss).  £28

84/192 Diss – 1906 – Sale of property (see 84/190) by  George Molton to Frederick Lusher. Large sheet of parchment folded in 2 – written on 2 full sides. Signed / sealed by  Molton & Lusher.  [see also 84/ 194, 195]  £27

84/195 Diss – 1906 – Abstract of Title of George Molton (updated for Frederick Lusher.) of  Freehold Property formerly part of Walcot Hall Farm, Manor of Heywood Hall. Title goes back to sale in 1876 of farm & lands by William Woodward Manning (Cheltenham, Glos) to Charles Chase (Diss), & includes detailed listing (7 pages) of the lands at that date. Balance of document mostly relates to Enfranchisement of the lands from various Manors, & settlement in Trust on the Marriage of Charles Chase to Louisa Hicks (Highbury Cresc. Middx – Frederick Hicks of same place – Trustee). Also refers to sale  of land to Solomon Saunders (small location plan – & subsequent sales to George Molton & Frederick Lusher. 18 large sheets watermarked paper.  [see also 84/ 190, 191, 192, 194 ] £35

84/193 Diss – 1915 – Sale of Copyhold land by executors of John Sandy (late of Burston) – his sons Herbert B Sandy (Burston),  Ernest L J Sandy (Parkeston, Essex) to Ethel (w/o John Coulson Symonds of Diss) – details dates of death of John & Eliza Sandy. Location of land in Manor of Heywood Hall given by ref to adjoining landowners & occupiers. Large sheet of parchment folded in 2 – written on 1+ sides, with damp staining & shrinkage throughout. Signed / sealed by HB & ELJ Sandy – signatures faint.  £15

84/194 Diss – 1920 – Sale of property  by  Frederick Lusher to James Charles Bartington. Sheet of parchment folded in 2 – written on 2 + sides. Signed / sealed by  Bartington & Lusher.  [see also 84/ 192, 195]  £26

171/15 Fakenham – 1842 – Contemporary copy of surrender of copyhold lands by  Maria (neè Palmer) & Charles Case (Toftrees). Sheet of paper watermarked 1841, folded in 2 & written on 1 side.  £8

105/36 Felbrigg – 1899 – Lease of new Mission & Reading Room by Robert William Ketton (Felbrigg Hall) to the trustees of the hall – Robert William Ketton, Rev Thomas South Jagg (Metton), William Frederick Payne & Ambrose Horatio Fox (both Cromer). Conditions of Lease and use of room. 8 page booklet written 4 sides signed by the 4 trustees, witnessed by E Burton (Metton). £32

173/1 Great Yarmouth – 1720 – Lease for a year (being first part of lease & release for sale of property in Sunderland) by Henry Lombe (Great Yarmouth) to George Sidgwick (Sunderland) Details & price on my Durham page – property – Sunderland see also 173/2

67/9 Great Yarmouth – 1790 – Counterpart of Lease of  lands in Lowestoft, Suffolk  by James Hayward (Great Yarmouth) to Scrivenor Capon (Lowestoft). Lands previously occupied by late Thomas Smith. Various conditions relating to the Lease and farming of the lands. Large sheet of watermarked paper with several small tears in the folds –  signed / sealed by  Scrivenor Capon, witnessed by Rachel Hayward junr & F. Preston.  £65

104/11Great Yarmouth – 1808 – Mortgage Bond given by William Worts to Joseph Lee (both Gt Yarmouth) – briefly refers to Mortgage Agreement of same date between William & Mary Worts and Lee. Pre- printed paper – watermarked 1804 – ink manuscript details – ink & embossed duty stamps. Signed / sealed Wm Worts – witness signatures (J?) W Boyce,  Saml Bell.  £36

104/14 Great Yarmouth – 1820 –  Bond for repayment of loan given by Christopher Taylor Ellis (Gt Yarmouth) to John Colk (Bacton) – gives dates on which instalments of loan are to be repaid. Pre- printed sheet paper – watermarked 1816 – folded in 2 & written on 2+ sides –  manuscript details – ink & embossed duty stamps. Signed / sealed Chrisr Taylor Ellis – witness signature F Hodskinson.   The document is also endorsed with 3 signatures of John Colk confirming the repayments. £40

67/17 Harleston – 1898 –  Redemption by Clifford Smith (Beccles) of Mortgage from Mary Bond (w/o Samuel William Bond of Harleston) secured on lands at Beccles, Suffolk.  Refers to 1887 Mortgage by Smith to Frank Arthur Crisp, 1891 death of Crisp, agreement for partial redemption between Smith and Crisp’s widow Mary Crisp, and her marriage to Bond. Details of the mortgaged lands in Fen Lane, including former owners John Calver & William Jennings, adjoining property owners including John Crisp the younger, and the nature of buildings currently on the land. Large parchment sheet folded in 2, written 2½ sides. Signed / sealed Mary Bond.  £31

44/8 Kings Lynn-1766-Thomas King to Henry Sharpe – Release- Paper copy made about 1801.Premises in Listergate and Dampgate Street, occupied by – Allen, Boll, Bunting, Burgess, Chase, Clarke, Gent, Hastings, King, Pennington, Williamson. Contains details of mortgage of 1765. £32

44/10 Kings Lynn-1799- Elizabeth Sharpe , Dersingham to Sharpe England, London, and John Sharpe England Nordelph.   Release- contemporary paper copy – of various properties from payment of annuities under Will of Henry Sharpe, Dersingham . [Husband of Elizabeth]. £32

44/13 Kings Lynn-1802- Assignment of Mortgage- attested contemporary paper copy- original mortgage granted 1796 by Jane Chadwick, Dersingham to John Sharpe England, Nordelph. Contains details of properties to be sold to Thomas Gunner, Linstead Thetford and Thomas Massingham and assignment of mortgage to Maxey Allen. Other names – Alderson, Allen, Carr, Gilbert, Massingham , Newham, Towler. £42

44/6 Kings Lynn-1806Thomas Gunner to Isaac Killett.   Lease on Property in Listergate St. [now Chapel St.]- refers to Release of next day. Vellum – signed / sealed by Gunner . Other names – Alderson, Allen, Chadwick, Edwards, Sharpe and Sharpe England. Signed by witnesses – Saml Rudkin, Jos Lawrence. £40

44/4 Kings Lynn-1835-Robert and Eliza Sarah Cook, Henry Houghton, and Catherine Cook to Richard Hall  Lease parchment – signed and sealed by all 4 Cooks. Other name –  Grome. Signed by witnesses – L.W. Jarvis and E.B.N. Hewitt. (Release see 44/31) £38

44/34 Kings Lynn-1851Lewis Weston Jarvis to Robert Burton.  Sale of property – Chapel St.- parchment – signed / sealed by L.W. Jarvis and Robert Burton. Refers to mortgage granted to Isaac Killett by Jarvis, in default of which, property sold by Jarvis . Other names – Alderson, Allen, Chadwick, Glover , Newham . £40

44/36 Kings Lynn-circa 1854- Extract of Title of Mortgagees of Robert Burton to property – Chapel St.  Refers to Sale, Lewis Weston Jarvis to Robert Burton and Mortgage granted by William Taylor & Charles Goodwin to Burton [both 1851]. £22

67/41 Mendham – 1887 –  Mortgage of houses, Malting offices, granaries, warehouses, wharf, land, etc in Fen Lane & Northgate Street, Beccles, Suffolk, by Clifford Smith (Beccles) to Frank Arthur Crisp (Mendham, Norfolk). Details of buildings on the land, former owners include John Calver, William Jennings, John Crisp, former occupiers include Robert Crickman, James Crisp, Samuel Lillystone & John Welton, adjoining land owners, roads & rivers. Large parchment sheet folded in 2, written 4 sides. Signed / sealed by Clifford Smith. An 1891 memo on the 4th side refers to the partial redemption of the mortgage form Mary Crisp, the widow of Frank Arthur. [see 67/43].  £34

67/43 Mendham – 1891 –  Partial redemption of Mortgage of property k/a the Staithe,  Beccles, by Clifford Smith (Beccles) from Mary Crisp (Mendham, Norfolk). Refers to original mortgage [see 67/41, above] of properties to  Frank Arthur Crisp (her husband) and his death. Detailed description of the property including the range of buildings on the land, former occupiers include Robert Crickmore, James Crisp, Samuel Lillystone, Ann Lillistone & Thomas Smith, adjoining land owners, roads & river Waveney. Large sheet of paper, watermarked 1883, folded in 2, written 2½ sides. Signed  by Mary Crisp.   £30

84/163 & 84/187  Narborough Hall – 1807 – certified office copy (made in 1832) of certificate for Redemption of Land Tax & Certificate of Contract for Redemption of Land Tax by Samuel Tyssen, Narborough Hall, re properties in St John. Contains schedule of properties, occupiers  & Land Tax to be redeemed with signature Benj Sayer – Register. For price & details see Middlesex page – Property – St John, Hackney

130/125 Northrepps, Sidestrand & Trimingham – c. 1805 – Abstract of Title of John Scott to an estate. Title goes back to 1726 acquisition by Zachariah Durrant (Ingham) of lands in Northrepps & Sidestrand from Abraham Temple (Great Yarmouth) and Frances his wife and William Temple (Honeing) & Sarah his wife – cousins and co-heirs of Jos. Temple deceased of Sidestrand. In 1729 Durrant acquired a further piece of land in Northrepps from Thos. Pardon (Northrepps). Refers to Wills proved 1743 of  Zacharias Durrant (son Daniel Durrant) and his widow Sarah Durrant (brothers John Peel of Ingworth, Thomas Peel & William Peel both of Coleby, sister ? Elizabeth w/o Wm. Adkins (Potter Heigham) & niece Sarah w/o Wm. Short, daughter of Thomas Peel. Also refers to Will proved 1773 of Daniel Durrant whose son was Daniel Scott (Norwich), grandson John Scott & granddaughter Mary Scott, w/o Robt. Twiss of Rotterdam, Holland. Full details of land including names of closes, acreage & adjoining landowners. 6 sheets of paper watermarked 1805, written 5+ sides with some marginal pencil notes and underlining. £45

84/178 Norwich – 1734 – Assignment of Properties to Trustee – William Money – by Edward Sutleffe of Norwich. Single sheet of paper with embossed & ink duty stamps, but unsigned & no Indenture annexed (as stated in the document). £15

106/11 Norwich – 1855 – Sale of land in Lowestoft, Suffolk by Richard Bullard (Norwich) to Benjamin Alfred Peirson (Lowestoft). Includes measurement of plot formerly used by George & William Everitt as part of Brewery, & a small colour wash location plan. Refers to 2 mortgages in respect of the land & other properties. 1 with late George Everitt (Caistor) ; the other with Harvey & Hudsons Bankers. A schedule of Title Deeds going back to 1827 shows the acquisition by the Everitts and Bullard.  2 large parchment sheets, 1st 2 words embellished incorporating Royal Coat of Arms – signed / sealed by Bullard & Pierson, George Everitt’s sons  William Everitt (North Cove), Isaac Everitt (Limpenhoe) & James Everitt (South Creake), Sir Robert John Harvey, Robert John Harvey Harvey & Anthony Hudson (all Norwich). £58

106/24 Norwich – 1873 – Sale of property in Kirkley, Suffolk, formerly occupied by John Mills, by  William Hook (Kirkley) to Harry, Charley & Fred Bullard (all Norwich). Details of adjoining roads / property [including Public House once k/a The Mill, now The Cliff Hotel]. Parchment sheet, 1st 2 words embellished – signed / sealed by Hook, witnessed on reverse by James W Clabburn (solr, Norwich).  £45

106/27 Norwich – 1875 – Sale of property in Lowestoft, Suffolk by Executors (Thomas Johnson of Carlton Colville & Charles Bliss Peirson of Shaddingfield) of Benjamin Alfred Peirson to Harry Bullard, Fred Bullard & John Boyce (as trustee of late Charley Bullard) – t/a Bullard & Sons, Norwich. Benjamin’s widow Mary Thirtle Peirson died 1871. Details of property include measurements, former occupiers (George & William Everitt), adjoining roads. Brief ref to Benjamin’s Will & death. A memo on reverse states property re-sold 1877 to Thomas Elvin Thirtle (Lowestoft). Parchment sheet, 1st 2 words embellished – signed / sealed by Johnson & C B Peirson.  £46

67/55 Norwich – 1885 – Mortgage by Richard Smith (Lowestoft) to Harry Pearce Gould (Norwich) of Mansion House & Lands k/a ‘The Grove, Lowestoft’ acquired from Charlotte Jane Hurrell, & strip of Land acquired from Richard Henry Reeve as security for large sum of money owed by Smith to Gould. 6 page parchment booklet written 3 sides, signed Richard Smith.  £32

67/14 Norwich – 1891 – Conveyance of Equity in Redemption of The Grove Estate, Lowestoft by Richard Smith (late Lowestoft, now Queen Street, London) to Harry Pearce Gould (Norwich). John Arscott Bartrum (Old Jewry Chambers, London) party to agreement as Smith’s creditor.  Refers to original Mortgage of the property by Smith to Gould, subsequent reduction in debt and agreement to release Equity in Redemption in exchange for discharge from remaining debt. Also refers to monies due to Bartrum and a note on the 4th side refers to an 1896 agreement between Gould and Frederick Sefton Smith (Lowestoft) regarding the restriction on the type of properties to be built on the land.  Large parchment sheet  folded in 2, written 4 sides, signed by Richard Smith, John Arscott Bartrum & H. P. Gould.  £32

67/39 Raveningham – 1828 –  Abstract of Title of William Crisp (Beccles) to copyhold lands held of the Manor of Beccles. Largely relates to ownership by members of the Donn family. Edward Donn the elder had taken possession in 1724 on the surrender of Richard Berney. Refers to Marriage Settlement with wife Mary Andrews, son & Heir Edward, mortgage to Castell Bacon (Raveningham, Norfolk), deaths of Edward the elder, Castell, and assignment of mortgage to Sarah Elmy (Beccles), death (1800) of Edward the younger, his daughters – Mary Donn and Maria (w/o George Bartram of Halesworth), death of Sarah – her daughters Eleanor Elmy & Mary Elmy, mortgage to George Barritt (Eaton, Norwich) and William Crisp – who bought the lands in 1814. 5 large sheets of paper watermarked 1827, written 4 sides.  £30

67/93 Salhouse – 1812 / 13 Two similar  manuscript maps noted “Salhouse Estate” and “Plans of J. Redgrave’s and W. Marshall’s occupations 1812 & 1813”.  They show roads, the church, fields and field numbers, but don’t actually identify the village concerned – but it would appear to relate to Salhouse. Most of the land was probably occupied by J. Redgrave, as on each map 1 field is shown as occupied by W. Marshall, and 1 by “Mrs. Ward” [see Norfolk Wills page 90/15]. On 1 plan, 2 fields “The Long Pightle” & “The Bell Piece” are noted “Mr. Brooke“.  2 sheets of paper watermarked 1811, each approx. 8¼” x 15½”, pinned together – slight dusting & creasing & several very minor tears to edges.  £18

44/31 South Lynn -1835- Robert and Eliza Sarah Cook, Henry Houghton, and Catherine Cook to Richard Hall.  Releaseparchment – signed and sealed by all five parties. Refers to Lease of previous day [see 44/4 ]. Other names – Coote, Crome, Gamble, Wales . Signed by witnesses LW Jarvis and EBN Hewitt. £40

44/32 South Lynn – 1836 – Richard Hall from William Monement.  Mortgage-parchment – signed / sealed – Richard Hall . Refers to 44/4 and 44/31. Other names – Cook, Coote, Crome,  witnesses LW Jarvis and Cha. Frankland. £40

130/78 Southrepps  – 1839 – Abstract of Title of Frances Gay (widow of John Gay of Southrepps) and James Gay* (Aylsham / Thirning) to Copyhold lands in Southrepps. James’ sister   Harriet (previously of Alborough, w/o Robert Child of London) had an interest in the lands under the Will of their mother Frances Gay. Reference to Marriage Settlements of 1772 and of Harriet & Robert – John Johnson Gay was a Trustee. Lands originally acquired by Frances’ father Richard Johnson, in 1763 from Sarah & Samuel Parnell. Notes at the end of the Abstract refer to the sale of the lands (names closes & adjoining roads & landowners) to George Grenville Glover (Southrepps) – 1840 & subsequent mortgage to Elizabeth Steward (Bracondale, Norwich) in 1844.  7 large sheets watermarked paper, written 6½ sides – some short tears, especially at edges. [*see also 104/15 above ‘Alborough’] £34

105/19 Wells next the Sea – 1821 – Lease of property by Samuel Parker to James Woods. Various conditions including the repair & maintenance of the property. Sheet paper watermarked 1819 folded in 2 written on 2 sides with several small holes in folds. Signed by James Woods with ‘mark‘ of Samuel Parker and partial remains of red wax seal (small piece of paper missing here), witnessed by J Lambutt?  £44

67/10 Wheatacre Burgh & Aldeby – 1797 – Attested copy made 1825of Articles of Agreement on Intended Marriage between William Boon & Elizabeth Curtis Neave (both Gorleston Suffolk) . Other parties to agreement – William Boon the elder (his father), & Elizabeth’s father George Neave, and William Brown (Bungay) as Trustee. Refers to intended settlement by William the elder of various messuages & lands in Wheatacre Burgh [aka Burgh St. Peter Whetacre], and Aldeby, Norfolk – the in occupation of self & James Fisk – to the Marriage Settlement with details of how the assets were to be held upon trust. 3 large sheets of paper written 3 sides, signed attested by Richd. Bohun & George Alderson in December 1825.  £52

67/11 Wheatacre Burgh – 1797 – Attested copy made 1825 of of a Lease for a year (the 1st part of a Lease & ReLease  for the transfer of property to the Boon Marriage Settlement – see 67/10, above & 67/12, below) by William Boon the elder to George Neave (both Gorleston Suffolk) & William Brown (Bungay) as Trustees. Contains details of Farmhouse, Buildings and lands  Whetacre Burgh [als Burgh St. Peter]. The lands were purchased from the estate of Amos Alexander dec’d, John Last (senr & junr) and Joseph Knight dec’d. Some of the lands were previously occupied by John Wright, William Sherman & James Fisk. 2 large sheets of paper watermarked 1824, written 2 sides, signed attested by Richd. Bohun & George Alderson in December 1825. £40

67/12 Wheatacre Burgh – 1797 – Attested copy made 1825 of of Re Lease (the 2nd part of a Lease & ReLease  for the transfer of property to the Boon Marriage Settlement – see 67/10, & 11above) by William Boon the elder to George Neave (both Gorleston Suffolk) & William Brown (Bungay) as Trustees. William Boon the younger & his wife Elizabeth Curtis Boon previously Neave party to the agreement as the married couple. Refers to agreement made prior to the marriage which details how the Settlement Funds are to be held and also the Lease of the previous day re transfer of property to the settlement, and to the Life Interest of Mary Boon, w/o William the elder.  Contains details of Farmhouse, Buildings and lands  Whetacre Burgh [als Burgh St. Peter, Whetacre] and a small piece of land formerly part of the Manor of Aldeby. Some of the lands were previously occupied by John Wright, William Sherman, John Stafford & James Fisk. 8 large sheets of paper watermarked 1824, written 8 sides, signed attested by Richd. Bohun & George Alderson in December 1825. £55

67/83 Wheatacre Burgh – 1833Copy of ‘Conditions of Sale’ for freehold cottage & garden in Wheatacre Burgh to be sold by auction at the White Lion Inn, Wheatacre. The cottage occupied by Jas. Grice was purchased by John Briggs (Burgh St. Peter). The document sets out conditions relating to the sale and includes a brief description of the cottage. Sheet of paper, watermarked 1829 folded in 2 & written on 2½ sides. Some dusting to part of reverse. £15

67/84 Wheatacre Burgh – 1833 –  ‘Conditions of Sale’ for freehold cottage & garden in Wheatacre Burgh to be sold by auction at the White Lion Inn, Wheatacre. The cottage occupied by Jas. Grice was purchased by John Briggs (Burgh St. Peter). This document has been amended from one used for a previous auction (in 1832) which was for 6 freehold cottages at Balligate Street, Beccles – the property of Richard H. Roe – occupied by Edward Goffin jnr, Susan Holmes, John Mason, John Cann & William Smith. It includes a memo that the cottage at Wheatacre Burgh was purchased by John Briggs with his ‘mark‘ and acknowledgement signed by  Robert Oswald (Auctioneer) that he had received a deposit from Briggs.  Sheet of paper, watermarked 1830 folded in 2 & written on 4 sides with many deletions & amendments. The reverse includes 2 columns of figures written in pencil. £20

Wills, etc.

98/97 Allen, James – Cromer – 1868 Probated copy of Will – children not named.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £15

211/43 Allen, Philip – Wiveton – 1892 Probated copy of Will – children Sarah Eliza Jary, Esther Pitcher, William, John, Ephraim & Robert Allen. Housekeeper Anne Sadler. Large Parchment sheet, damp / mould staining to reverse, showing through to face in places – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  Company stamp on reverse. £22

171/150 Amis, Horace Walpole –  Cromer – 1909  Letters of Administration – wife Ellen. Paper. £3

171/197 Amis, Horace Walpole – Cromer (died at Boulogne, France) – 1918 Probated copy of Will – mother Ellen Amis, uncle Alfred Amis, siblings not named, brief army details. Paper booklet. £13

171/134 Amis, James Smith –  Cromer – dated 1904 Original Will – father Samuel Amis, present wife Kate L, children Anna Lake, Samuel,  Charles,  Robert Amis. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2 – written on 1¾ sides, signed by James S Amis, witnessed by C Morton Baker (solr, Cromer) & Neville Pegg (his clerk).  £35

171/110 Amis, William – Wellington Inn, Cromer – 1901 Probated copy of Will – sons, Charles Amis, Horace Walpole Amis, Robert, Harry [his son Lewis William Amis],  Richard,  Alfred,  William Walpole Amis, daughters Agnes A, Annie M Amis, daughter in law Ada (widow of Robert Amis).  Booklet – paper cover + 3 sheets parchment, wafer seal attached. Several company stamps + Inland Revenue stamp showing revised figure. £19

171/47 Arnold, William Emmerson – Bale – 1878 Probated copy of short Will – wife Charlotte and ‘Interest’ under the Will of Samuel Arnold (Bale). Parchment (some dusting to reverse) – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £18

171/41 Arnold, William – Sharrington – 1880 Probated copy of Will & Codicils – brothers Lake,  Francis Arnold,  nephews (late) William Emmerson Arnold of Bale (his children not named), Robert P Arnold,  James Emmerson Arnold of High Holborn, Middx (his children James,  Mary A,  Anna Arnold),  John,  Lake and Thomas W Arnold,   Robert Gamble (illegitimate son of brother Francis Arnold).  Nieces  Rebecca Lewes [later Bembridge] (her children Susannah,  Florence (Flora),  John Lewes),  Sarah & Dinah (Diana) Starling,  housekeeper Sarah Lewes (aunt of John & Flora Lewes).  Other beneficiaries – Sarah (w/o Robert Franklin of Hindringham),  Rebecca (w/o William Burrell of Holt),  Sarah Brandon Ward,  his labourers – Mark Waterson,  John Preston Body, William Preston Body,  John R A P Body,  James Greaves,  Richard Neal.  Property in Edgefield,  Kelling,  Salthouse,  Weybourne,  Bale,  Sharrington,  Briston,  Holt, refers to shooting & sporting rights. 5 large sheets Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, & company marks. Together with 4 letters relating to the assignment of their interest under the Will as security for mortgages – 1 re William Arnold (Field Dalling) and 3 re John Lewes (Sharrington & North Walsham).   £55

171/46 Arnold, Lake – Briston – 1882 Probated copy of short Will – wife Mary, son Lake, property at Edgefield. Parchment (some dusting to reverse) – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £21

171/114 Arnold, William – Hempnall – 1901 Probated copy of short Will – children Mary A, William, John Thomas Arnold. Paper booklet, wafer seal attached, some dusting to cover.  £14

171/147 Baker, James – Norwich – 1909 Probated copy of Will – wife Rosetta B, sons Cecil G & Percival E Baker.  Paper booklet with pencil notations & some dusting to cover.  £12

171/118 Baker, William Porter – Cromer – 1901 Probated copy of short Will – wife Sally A. Booklet – paper cover + 1 sheet parchment, wafer seal attached. £12

171/106 Balls, Harold Griffen – Cromer – dated 1900 Original Will – wife Jane, son Andrew Noel. Sheet watermarked paper folded double written on 2 of 4 sides. Signed by Harold G Balls with witness signatures of A C Elliott  & J R Norton (solrs clerks Cromer).   £28

171/183 Balls, Harold Griffin – Cromer – dated 1917 Original Will – daughter Dorothy Langton Balls. Large sheet watermarked paper folded double typed on ½ side only. Signed by Harold G Balls with witness signatures of J K Frost & Arthur W Prentice. £20

171/130 Balls, Mary – Cromer – 1903 Letters of Administration – husband John Balls. Paper + bank stamp.  £4

171/83 Balls, Robert Marshall – Sidestrand – dated 1896 Original Will – wife Virtue. Sheet watermarked paper folded double written on 1 of 4 sides. Signed by Robert M Balls with witness signatures of Edward M Hansell (solr Cromer) & Fredc. J Littledyke (solrs clerk).  Will not proved – envelope marked “Revoked”.   £26

171/234 Balls, Thomas – Thurgarton – dated 1882 Original Will apparently not taken for Probate – wife Harriett Ann, children not named, brother Robert Marshall Balls [see 171/83] (Sidestrand). Sheet watermarked paper folded double written 1½ sides. Signed Thomas Balls, witnessed J K Frost (solr clerk, Cromer) & Charles Brown ( Thurgarton ). £29

171/51 Barnes, Edward – Norwich – 1885 Probated copy of Will & Codicils – wife Emily, brothers & sisters William & James Barnes, Dinah Lincoln (widow), Mary Ann (w/o Charles Steward), Maria Betts (widow), Susan (w/o Samuel Dye).  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £24

171/53 Barnes, Emily (widow) – Lakenham – 1886 Probated copy of Will – sister Mary A (w/o Thomas Loombe of New Lakenham), their son Arthur Thomas Loombe,  sister in law Maria Betts, nephew (per Probate) William Barnes (Norwich). Other beneficiaries include Susan (w/o George W Bloomfield of Norwich),  Susan (w/o Samuel Dye of Lowestoft),  Emma J (w/o Walter Harcourt of New Lakenham),  Charles Harrison Buck (Norwich),  Sarah  Starling (Heigham),  John Reynolds (Northwood). Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  £22

67/33 Barrett, Samuel – Diss – 1812 General Release and Quit Claim given by Samuel Barrett (late Beccles, now Diss) to Robert Ward (Beccles, Suffolk) against all actions, debts, etc, excepting an Obligation Bond of even date. Large sheet of paper, watermarked 1806, with embossed Duty stamp, folded in 2 and pre-printed on 1 side, with manuscript insertions. Signed & sealed (red wax seal with impression of gentleman in profile) by Samuel Barrett, witnessed by W.B. Bohun & Fra. Caskett.  £34

67/34 Barrett, Samuel – Diss – 1812 Draft Bond by Robert Ward  (Beccles, Suffolk) in favour of Samuel Barrett (late Beccles, now Diss, Norfolk) refers to amounts owed to Ward by Barrett, Deed Poll by Barrett assigning his possessions, stock, etc to Ward, sale of Barrett’s assets by Ward and undertaking by Ward to keep Barrett indemnified against remaining debts. It lists Barrett’s other creditors – giving their name, place of residence, occupation and amount of debt [26 in total includes Thomas Woodroffe, John Woolner, William Tooke, Richard Willby, William Aldy, Thomas Barker, James Copeman, James Berry, John Kent, Thomas Fuller, Dan. Delf & Martha Bales – all of Beccles].  2 sheets of watermarked paper, written 3 sides. £32

171/173 Barrows, John – Blickling, later Sheringham – 1915 Probated copy of short Will – wife not named, sons John R & Arthur Barrows. Paper booklet, number of company stamps on cover. £13

171/104 Beales, Mary – Norwich – 1899 Probated copy of short Will  – husband Francis Isaac Beales, mother Mary Franklin, sister  Sarah Franklin. Late uncle Charles Franklin. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Small amount of rodent damage not affecting text.  [see 160/46 below – Mary Franklin] £22

171/123 Beare, Albert Prater – Thorpe – 1902 Probated copy of Will – wife Laura Anna, brother Samuel Prater Beare, brother in law William Edmund French, nieces & Nephew Mary R,  Annie, Emily L,  Katherine E, Beatrice M, Grace H & Horatio Prater Beare. Paper booklet,  wafer seal attached, several company stamps & dust on cover. £17

118/40 Bilham, James – Cromer – 1870 Probated copy of Will – names wife Hannah, sons Robert Bilham,  William (dec’d – his 2 sons not named), Mary A w/o Thomas Manning (London). Possibly other children, not named. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £20

171/243 Binnie, Susan – widow – Norwich – dated 1899 Original Will apparently not taken for Probate – infant daughter Jean her Guardian named as Francis Siddle Benns (Cromer) whose children were Lydia Siddle Springall & William Alexander Benns. Sheet watermarked paper folded double written 2 sides. Signed Susan Binnie, witnessed James H Stubings & P A Thouless (clerks, to Hansells & Hales) . £30

171/66 Bird, John – Flordon – 1892 Probated copy of short Will – nephew James Bird. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £17

171/109 Bird, Thomas Miller – Cromer – 1899 Probated copy of Will – son William Bird, stepsons John & Thomas Bird, daughters Edith (w/o John Harvey), Agatha (w/o William Winn), Susannah Bird, illegitimate grandson Arthur Bird. Booklet – paper cover + 2 sheets parchment, wafer seal attached.  £17

171/231 Blain, Joseph – Nottingham – dated 1866 [Possible Norfolk *connection] Original short Will – wife Charlotte. Sheet watermarked paper written 1 side, signed Joseph Blain, witnessed by William Limmer (Runton, *Norfolk) & his wife Sarah Eliz Limmer. £23

171/206 Blundell, Amy Maria – Cromer – 1923 Probated copy of short Will – widow of George T Blundell, sister Miss Emily M Boyce, son Cecil T Blundell (Windsor, Ontario, Canada). Paper booklet 2 company stamps. £13

98/82 Booth, Thomas – Thorpe Market – 1843 Letters of Administration – son Thomas W Booth – parchment – small printed document with manuscript insertions – wafer seal attached. £9

171/76 Bowden, Maria (widow) Thorpe / Norwich – 1894 Probated copy of Will – sister Miss Hannah Fisher Sadler. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. £17

171/87 Bowen, Ellen – Heigham – 1897 Probated copy of Will – sisters Mary A Buck, late Eliza Bowen. Residuary Beneficiary Helen A Leman. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. [see below 171/62, Will of Maria A Littleboy ] £17

67/44 Boycott, Rev. William – Burgh St. Peter – dated 1868 Notice given to Trustees [one of whom was Sir Thomas Branthwayt Beevor, late of Hargham, now of Great Yarmouth] of the 1829 Marriage Settlement of Rev William Boycott and his wife Elizabeth Georgiana nee Beevor, that an eighth contingent interest in the Trust Funds had been assigned by their daughter Emily Georgiana Boycott to her own Marriage Settlement on her own marriage to Charles Harrison (Cefn Castell, Bettws, Denbigh). Charles’ father was John Harrison (Chester, Surgeon), also mentions Job Harrison  (Chester, Surgeon) and Charles Cunningham Boycott (Island of Achill, Co. Mayo, Ireland). Details of Trust assets and Settlements in connection with marriage of Emily Georgiana and Charles. Large sheet of paper watermarked 1861, folded in 2, written 2½ sides. £23

67/45 Boycott, Emily Georgiana – Burgh St. Peter – dated 1868 Notice given to Trustees [one of whom was Job Harrison  (Chester, Surgeon)] of the 1833 Marriage Settlement of John Harrison and his wife Frances Mary nee Yate, that a sixth contingent interest in the Trust Funds had been assigned by their son Charles Harrison (Cefn Castell, Bettws, Denbigh) to his own Marriage Settlement on his own marriage to  Emily Georgiana Boycott (Burgh St Peter, Norfolk) . Mentions William Yate and Settlements in connection with marriage of Emily Georgiana and Charles. Large sheet of paper watermarked 1864, folded in 2, written 1½ sides. £20

67/46 Boycott, Emily Georgiana – Burgh St. Peter  – dated 1868 Acknowledgement of receipt by Trustees [including Job Harrison of Chester & Charles Cunningham Boycott of Island of Achill, Co. Mayo, Ireland] of Mr & Mrs Charles Harrison’s Marriage Settlement of deposit by John Harrison of 1859 Indenture relating to lease of part of Brynymor Farm, Carnarvon by John Harrison (Nicholas St., Chester) from William Jones (Brynymor Durygyfylchi) and Elias Jones (Gwredog, Anglesey) as security for payments to be made by John Harrison in accordance with the terms of the Marriage Settlement of Charles Harrison and   Emily Georgiana Boycott.  Large sheet of watermarked paper, folded in 2, written 1¼ sides. £18

67/50  (nee Boycott), Emily Georgiana and husband Charles Harrison   – Barsham – 1874 Post-nuptial Settlement by Charles & Emily of her reversionary share under her parents Marriage Settlements. Refers to 1829 settlement on the marriage of late William Boycott (died 1871) & Elizabeth Georgiana nee Beevor – late Arthur Beevor & Sir Thomas Branthwayt Beevor were parties; Appointment of part of her reversionary interest in favour of her sister Fanny Louisa [who was possibly the w/o Rev. Robert Singleton Blofeld]; Appointment of part of her reversionary interest in favour of  Emily Georgiana Harrison; Will of William Boycott & details of  Emily Georgiana’s entitlement to various assets included in his estate. A large number of family are mentioned in relation to various settlements including – Isabella Charity Boycott,  Frances Georgiana Boycott,  Emily Katherine Boycott, Madeline Elizabeth Boycott, Arthur St. John Boycott, Thomas Edward Branthwayt  Boycott, William Douglas Boycott, Laura Sophia Boycott, Charles Cunningham Boycott, Rev. William Boycott (Burgh St. Peter), Rev. Edmund  Boycott, and also to the Morse Boycott Estates & Fanny Louisa Blofeld.  14 page parchment booklet written 12 sides with pencil notes & underlining, slight fading in places. Signed / sealed E.G. Harrison, C.A. Harrison, Wm. Boycott, witnesses include Edmund Boycott (Beccles). [see also my  Cheshire page Harrison 67/32]  £45

118/53 Branford, Elizabeth – Thorpe,  Norwich – 1882 Probated copy of Will & Codicil – children William Branford,  Sarah B,   Elizabeth L (w/o George C Edwards),   Susan M (dec’d w/o Robert P Morgan – her children not named),  manservant James Ellis. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Some dusting to reverse.   £21

171/21 Breese, Easter Elizabeth – Cromer – dated 1862 Original Will – late father John Breese, brother George J Eldred Breese, sisters Anna Maria N BreeseHarriett Mason. Various properties – Runton, Cromer, Letheringsett. Sheet of watermarked paper , folded in 2, written on 1¾ sides. Signed E E Breese & by  witnesses  Herbert J Johnson & William Limmer. This Will was not proved as the envelope is marked “Revoked”.  £37

171/155 Brighten, Charles – Southrepps – dated 1911 Original Will – son Richard C Brighten, other beneficiary Elizabeth (w/o James Massingham of Aylmerton). Sheet of watermarked paper , folded in 2, written on 1 side ‘mark‘ of Charles Brighten, witnessed by M Elliott (Cromer, solr clerk) & Sarah Saunders (Southrepps).  £28

67/29 Bringloe, Elizabeth  – Kingham – beneficiary – Copy of Will & Codicil of John Bringloe of Beccles, Suffolk died 1829 – both he & his mother, Mrs Dorothy Scott were beneficiaries under the Will of Elizabeth Bull (North Court, Isle of Wight) – his daughter Mary Ann Bringloe – Codicil refers to her illegitimate child, his ‘present’ wife Mary Ann, niece Elizabeth Bringloe (d/o Potter Bringloe of Kingham, Norfolk), Ann (d/o Charles Garrard of Beccles) also a beneficiary. 6 large sheets paper watermarked 1857, written 5 sides – dusting to part of cover.  £22

53/102 Britton, Mary [nee Shipman, Beccles, Suffolk]- Norwich – 1810  Copy of Will – paper – names husband, sisters [Dawson, Shipman], uncle Edward Shipman ,London – refers to Marriage Settlement of 1793 and large number of other named legatees. £30

171/202 Broadway, Miss Maria – Sidestrand – 1919 Probated copy of Will – beneficiary Susan Bale (same address), [Miss M A Viney of same address witnessed original Will see 171/192, below]. Paper booklet 5 bank stamps. £10

98/114 Brooks, Elizabeth – Cromer – 1891-97 Copy of Will and Codicils – daughters Hannah Mack & Mary A Brooks + other un-named children  – grandchildren Louisa w/o Charles T Cooper,  Robert M G Brooks,  William Brooks,  Sarah E w/o George Platten,  Henry G N & Lucy Mack.  Properties in Cromer. Watermarked paper – 6 sides.   £16

118/78 Brooks, Elizabeth – Cromer – 1896 Original of  Codicil to Will – refers to daughters Hannah Mack & Mary A Brooks +  Louisa illegitimate daughter of Mary A.  Paper -3 sides – Watermarked 1893 – with numerous amendments & deletions. ‘Mark‘ of Elizabeth Brooks.   £16

171/91 Brooks, Elizabeth – widow – Cromer – 1898 Probated copy of Will and Codicils – daughters Hannah Mack [her  children Henry George Nockels, Lucy Eva Mack],  late Mary A Brooks [her  illegitimate daughter Louisa w/o Charles Thomas Cooper] grandchildren  Robert Matthew Gosling Brooks,  William Brooks,  Sarah E w/o George Platten. Thomas Mack was an Exor. Names Properties in Cromer. 6 medium sheets parchment, forming booklet, written 9½ sides – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. [see also 171/94 above – Property – Cromer]  £26

160/15 Brooks, Matthew – Cromer – 1874 Probated copy of Will – names wife –  Elizabeth. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £15

171/22 Brown, Samuel – Cromer – dated 1902 Original Will – wife Alice, infant son Henry Brown. Sheet watermarked paper – folded in 2 written on 1½ sides, signed by Samuel Brown,  witness signatures James K Frost  & George H Mancer . Will was not Proved – envelope marked “Cancelled by a later Will”. £33

160/26 Brundle, Anne – Norwich – 1886 Letters of Administration  – brother John Besford, nephew Robert Besford. Small parchment document with wafer seal attached. 2 company stamps & slight dusting to outer.  £6

171/64 Buck, Charles Harrison – Mount Pleasant, Eaton – 1890 Probated copy of Will – names wife Sarah, niece Martha Harrison Mann (Eaton), wife’s sister Emily Burrows Taylor (& her son William Samuel Scott (Great Yarmouth), other beneficiaries include 4 daughters of late John Benfield Allen – Laura (w/o Fred Dimmock of Harrogate),  Maud M Allen,  Lilian & Edith Allen,  Maria Spurgeon (Finsbury Pk, London) & Framingham Methodist Chapel. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  £21

171/129 Bullard, Julia Anne (widow) – Heigham Grove / Hethersett – 1903 Letters of Administration with copy of Will – late brother Alfred Robert Woolbright (Norwich), children Ethel Jane,  Gertrude Ellen, Charley Huon William and Ernest Bullard.  Paper booklet – bank stamp.  £15

171/142 Burton, Celia – Runton – spinster – dated  1907 Original Will – sisters Eliza Burton,  Margaret Wilson,  Sarah A Dennis, brother Allen Nathaniel Burton, nephew William G Burton, nieces Annie M Fox, Eliza M,  Evelyn & Ethel Burton, Maggie C Dennis,  Gwendoline Pilgrim.  Large sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written on 1½ sides. Signed by Celia, witnessed by Jno. P Verry & C W Moulton. Not ‘proved’ – envelope marked ‘Revoked’.  £33

171/135 Burton, Frederic Walter – Ludham, formerly Cromer – 1905 Probated copy of Will – wife Harriet M A, children not named. Refers to Will of late Isaac Howes Burton.  Paper booklet.  £14

171/23 Burton, Isaac Howes – Cromer – dated  1863 Original Will – wife Sophia, sons Isaac Charles & Frederic Walter Burton, brother in law Richard Bradley. Properties in Cromer. 2 sheets of paper watermarked 1859. Signed Isaac Howes Burton on each sheet & by  witnesses  Herbert J Johnson & William Limmer. This Will was not proved as the envelope is marked “Revoked”.  £37

98/113 Burton, Isaac– Runton / Belgrave, London – 1895 Letters of Administration granted to father William. Small printed parchment document with manuscript insertions – wafer seal attached. Company stamps on reverse.   £4

171/146 Burton, Lewis Gilbert – Cromer – 1908 Probated copy of Will –  daughters Sophia,  Mary,  Eva H, son Alfred Burton, possibly other un-named children. Paper booklet with 3 company stamps on cover which has note re disposal of property in Cromer in 1956.  £13

171/19 Buxton, Samuel Gurney – Cromer & Trinity College Cambridge) – dated 1859 Original Will – mother Dame Catherine Buxton, brother Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton. Sheet of paper watermarked 1859, folded in 2, written on 1side. Signed S Gurney Buxton & by  witnesses T Fowell Buxton (Brick Lane, London) & Stephen Rogers, this Will was never proved, the envelope was noted “married since”.  £28

98/93 Cable, Robert – Aylmerton – 1861 Probated copy of Will – names Charles Cable, Edmund & William Hall.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £18

171/90 Capps, Sarah – Norwich – 1898 Probated copy of Will – husband George Matthew Capps, son John Smith Tuffield, daughter Mary A Smith Tuffield. Large sheet Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £24

160/65 Carlier, Mary Ann – Heigham – 1907 Probated copy of Will – husband Antoine Guillaume Carlier, son Edmond W Wace Carlier (Birmingham), servant Rhoda Cork. Paper booklet – slight dusting to cover.  £13

171/127 Case, Emma (widow) – Toftrees – 1903 Probated copy of Will – niece Ellen Hayes (w/o Rev. Arthur H Hayes (Kings Lynn). Booklet with paper cover & parchment pages – 2 company registrations.  £13

67/105 Cator, Albemarle – Woodbastwick Hall – 1866Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society Policy on property 30 Westmoreland Street, Dublin  occupied by Messrs Graham & Company, Apothecaries &  Chemists taken out by Albemarle Cator (Woodbastwick Hall, Norfolk) & Richard Bohun (Beccles, Suffolk).  Agents Alexr. D. Kennedy,  solr. Dublin). Large sheet of paper, pre-printed, with manuscript details of the property insured – very small piece of paper missing from foot of sheet. Signed by 3 Directors of the Insurance Society – W. L? Hotson, Gen? Durrants & Donald Daley.  £7

171/71 Chapman, William – Hanworth – 1892 Probated copy of Will & Codicil – wife Margaret Jane, son Richard, daughters Mary C Emery,  Margaret J Chapman,  Fanny A West. 4 medium sized sheets parchment sewn together, written on 7 sides – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, some dusting & staining, company stamp.  £24

118/81 Churchyard, John –  Norwich – (died) 1898             Probated copy of Will – wife Rebecca, son William J.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £19                118/76 Clare,  William George – Swanton Novers – 1894 Probated copy of Will – wife Harriet,  brother Edward,  daughter Elizabeth V Salkind,  granddaughter  Emma Claxton.   Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  Some dusting to outer.  £21

171/32 Clarke,  Elizabeth – (widow) – Norwich – 1875 Probated copy of Will & Codicil – late daughters Ann Farrow (her children George, Ann,  Thomas,  Martha Farrow),  Elizabeth Ayton (her son James Charles Ayton), sister Martha (w/o William Iverson). The Will, codicil & Probate give 3 different addresses at which Elizabeth lived. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £26

171/178 Clarke, Emily – Cromer – 1916 Probated copy of Will – son Robert W Clarke. Paper booklet. £12

171/193 Clarke, George Henry Creasey – Cromer (died in France) – 1918 Probated copy of short Will – mother Louisa (w/o Henry Creasey of West Runton), exor Robert W Clarke (relationship not given). Paper booklet 4 company stamps. £13

118/83 Clarke,  James – Cromer – dated 1900          Original Will – wife not named, sole beneficiary  – sheet of  paper watermarked 1899,   folded double – written on 1 side only – with signature of James Clarke – signed by  witnesses A Shepherd & C Morton Baker, (solr. ) (both of Cromer).  £16

171/28 Clarke,  Robert – Lakenham Norwich – 1874 Probated copy of short Will – wife Elizabeth. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £18

97/26 Clipperton, Richard – Sidestrand – 1706 Probated copy of Will – son John Clipperton, daughter Jane Anoson [her sons Joseph,  Richard,  Samuel Anoson] minor beneficiaries include Anston Clipperton (Person Hall). Property in Sidestrand & Northreps (occupied by Matthew Greene). Thick parchment sheet with Latin grant of Probate, seal tag but no seal.   £56

97/33 Clipperton, Richard – Sydestron / Syderstone (Sidestrand) – 1771 Copy of Will – beneficiaries Thomas Shepherd (Northrepps) & John Forrow (?Farrow) (Sydestron) & Poor of Parish. Ann Forrow witnessed original Will. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2 & written 1 side – small tear to edge, not affecting text. £28

171/107 Cocks, John – Shipdam – 1901 Probated copy of Will – wife Maria. Paper booklet, wafer seal attached, slight dusting to cover. £13

171/198 Codling, Alice – Overstrand – 1919 Letters of Administration – son Thomas F Codling – paper 1 bank stamp. £4

171/137 Cole, John Alexander – Norwich – 1906 Probated copy of Will – wife Clara, children May, Harry (Cromer), Frank J, Fred (Norwich), Walter Cole. Properties in Heigham. Paper booklet, some dusting esp. to cover.  £15

171/225 Colman, Hannah – Battersea, Surrey (died Westminster) – 1905 Letters of Administration – brother William Colman. Paper, 3 company stamps, top edge scuffed. [Probable Norfolk connection as prepared by Hansells & Hales (solr Cromer).  £3

171/55 Colman, Rev. Joseph – Holt / Sherringham – 1886 Probated copy of Will – daughter Maria Bunting Pigott (w/o Robert Pigott). Refers to property – Holt & Wood Norton, farm lately belonging to Robert Locksmith – Brimingham,  Freehold Chapel – Briston & Life Insurance Policy. Wished to be buried by Methodist Church. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, coy stamps on reverse.    £24

98/89 Cook, Miss Mary – Cromer – 1858 Probated copy of Will – beneficiaries – children of late brother William & Richard, & William Cook Jervis. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £16

160/73 Cooke, Henry Carter – Aldborough – 1911 Letters of Administration granted to brother Thomas Carter Cooke. A single sheet of paper, with another small sheet of solicitor’s headed notepaper attached, listing 7 names. The writing not very legible, but they appear to be Maria Carter Cooke (N Walsham),  Anna ?Craske? (w/o SF Craske?, East Dereham), ?Emily? Cooke (N Walsham), ?Rohn? Cooke (Nutfield), ?Jane? Cooke (N Walsham), Hannah Carter,  Thomas Carter Cooke.  £6

171/81 Cooper, Mayhew – Northrepps – dated 1895 Original Will – sons George Henry Cooper, James Cox Cooper,  daughters Mary E (w/o Stephen Coleman of Trunch), Hannah M (w/o John Ward of Gunton).  Sheet watermarked paper – folded in 2 written on 1¾ sides, ‘mark’ of Mayhew Cooper,  witness signatures James K Frost (solrs clerk, Cromer) & Robt M Balls (Sidestrand) . Will was not Proved – envelope marked “Revoked”. £35

118/38 Cooper, Sarah – Hanworth & Calthorpe – 1869 Probated copy of Will – widow of James, children not named.   Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £18

171/79 Copley, Henry Day – Cromer – 1895 Probated copy of Will  – wife Caroline. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, company stamps.    £16

171/182 Copeman, John Henry – Cromer – dated 1917 Original Will – wife Helena. Large sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, typed ½ side only, signed by J H Copeman, witnessed by J K Frost & A C Elliott (solrs clerks). £20

171/248 Corke, Selina Helen – Overstrand – dated 1903 Original Will – husband Benjamin Corke, children not named, brother Gordon Lumsdaine Simpson (London). 2 sheets watermarked paper each signed by Selina H Cork, witnessed by Harvard Noel Bridgwater & A C Elliott. [see 98/110 Simpson, Forster George – Overstrand – 1892 Letters of Administration granted to widow, Selina H. ] . £32

171/200 Craske, Arthur William – Runton (died in France or Belgium) – 1917 Letters of Administration – wife Harriet E. Paper 1 bank stamp. £4

171/69 Cullen, Thomas Barsham – Heigham – 1892 Probated copy of Will & Codicils – wife Barbara, sons Thomas B & Ebeneza Cullen,  grandchildren Frederick Spencer Cullen,  William Christopher Cullen,  Marianne Cullen,  stepdaughter Rebekah Spinks. Details of 15 properties Heigham & Clenchwarton. 2 sheets Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £30

171/70 Culyer, Ann – Dersingham – dated 1893 Original Will – husband Robert Culyer, sister Alice S Newell. Sheet of  watermarked paper,  folded double – written on 1 side only – ‘mark‘ of Ann Culyer – signed by witnesses Alfred Firth & William Hudson.  [see 171/133, below]£28

98/103 Culyer, Miss Elizabeth – Dersingham (formerly Swaffham) – 1883 Probated copy of Will – names brothers, John (New York, USA)  Charles (Scilly Isles, Cornwall),  Robert (Swaffham),  William dec’d (Norwich) + his daughter;   sisters, Eliza Mays dec’d (East Rudham) + her daughter, Maria Plowright dec’d (New York) + her son, Fanny ?Coulan (London),   other nephews & nieces including Thomas W Frost (Croydon), Sophia & Mary A Frost (Leamington).  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Writing faint.   £18

171/133 Culyer, Robert  – Penzance (formerly Dersingham, Norfolk ) – 1904  Probated copy of Will – late wife’s sisters Alice S Newell,  Rebecca Clamp [her sons Henry & Thomas Clamp], Charlotte Kerridge [her daughter Priscilla M Newson, nieces Jessie M &  Fanny L CowtanEliza L Culyer, Elizabeth M Balkwell, nephew Charles Culyer, gt nephew James King Frost.  Alice (w/o Isaac Lack Robinson) also beneficiary.  Cottages in Swaffham. 12 page paper booklet written 6 sides. Together with a typed copy of the Exors account with the life tenant [naming the tenants of property in Dersingham].  [see 171/70, above] £21

171/99 Curson, John Henry – Southrepps – dated 1900 Short Original Will – wife Louisa M. Sheet of  watermarked paper,  folded double – written on 1 side only – signed by John Henry Curson – signed by witnesses Edward M Hansell (Solr, Cromer) & Clara Golden (Thorpe, Norwich)  £22

122/1 Dashwood, Richard1697 – Lease for a year (1st part of  Lease / Re-lease for the transfer of Assets) to the Trustees of his Marriage Settlement by Richard Dashwood (Cockley Clay, Norfolk), one of the sons of George Dashwood (late of Hackney, Middx). His future bride was Mary Jarrott one of the daughters of  William Jarrott (late of London), James  Jarrott ( London) was one of her brothers. Includes an extensive list of more than 50 Annual and Fee Farm Rents, Tithes of Grain, Wool and Lambs, etc arising from the City of Carlisle and Manors, Rectories, Villages and Former Monasteries & Priories in Cumberland [includes Priory of Laverstocke, Rectory of Dereham, Rectory of Bromfield and others], Lancashire [includes Manors of Algar, Cranford, Steynings, West Haughton & Whatton and others], & Westmoreland [includes Manor & Rectory of Ravenstandale and others] with details of values, location, by whom payable and in some instances – how and when acquired. 3 sheets of parchment [2 very large, and the 3rd slightly smaller] with very decorative 1st 2 words incorporating the Royal Coat of Arms of William III. Signed and sealed by Richd. Dashwood, witnessed on reverse by E. Soame, George Dashwood, George Hudson & Samuel Grave.  £295

171/10 Dashwood, Rev Horatio – Caistor next Norwich – 1826 Contemporary Attested copy of Will.  Refers to Marriage Settlement (1821) between Horatio Dashwood & Harriet Warren  (William Warren & Rev John Warren were party to the Settlement), which concerned various Manors & properties including Caister Hall. Will also provides for appointment of Rector to Caistor St Edmunds. 4 sheets watermarked paper – written on 2½ sides – ink & embossed duty stamps. Some dusting & small splits in folds of cover sheet. Original Will had been made in 1824, republished 1824 & 1826. Copy made 1828 signed by G Chapman,  Henry Hansell & Wm Stevens.  [see171/34, below] £28

171/34 Dashwood, Harriet (widow) – Caistor St Edmund – 1880 Contemporary copy of Will. Sister Mary L (w/o Rev John Arthy), nieces Emily (w/o Rev Richard Fowell, of New Brighton, Cheshire),  Harriet L Aylmer.  Other beneficiaries Martha (w/o William Lyde Wiggett Chute of the Vyne, Hampshire),  Thomas William Hansell (Norwich), and named servants Benjamin Huett & Hannah Cannell. Refers to properties (& Advowsen of Rectory of, & charity created) for  Caistor St Edmund & Marketshall, also property in Westmoreland & Lancashire. Watermarked paper sewn together to form booklet, written on 3½ sides.  [see171/10, above]   £17

171/166 Davey, Roscoe E B – Sustead – 1913 Letters of Administration, Died in Canada (Cartierville, Quebec) – father Guy Davey. Paper. £4

171/230 Dennis, Bosom – Edgefield – dated 1865 Original short Will apparently not taken for Probate – wife Christiana. Sheet watermarked paper written on 1 side, signed Bosom Dennis, witnessed by Herbert J Johnson (solr Cromer), William Limmer (clerk). £23

171/132 Dennis, Harriet (widow) – Sheringham – 1904 Probated copy of Will – sons James Dennis & late John, possibly other children, but not named. Booklet – paper cover + parchment pages. [see 118/58 below]  £14

118/41 Dennis, John – Runton – 1870 Probated copy of Will – sons Robert,  John,  Bosom Dennis,  daughters Mary (w/o William Ellis),  Margaret Abbs (dec’d),  grandchildren Robert & Martha Abbs. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  [see also 118/70 Ives, below]  £20

118/58 Dennis, Robert – Sheringham – 1886 Probated copy of Will – wife Harriett. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  [see 171/132 above]  £17

171/203 Dennis, Robert Abbs – West Runton – 1919 Letters of Administration – wife Eliza A. Paper 2 company stamps. £4

171/77 Dobson, Martha – Hindolveston – 1894 Probated copy of Will – (also k/a Martha Pegg) – brothers Samuel Dobson [his children Mary Ann Adams neé Wiley,  Anna Maria, Henry G, William, Harriett,  Agnes,  Florence,  Ernest,  Charles (all) Wiley & Mabel K Dobson, Samuel Dobson],  William Dobson (Southrepps) [his daughter Agnes A B Dobson],  John Dobson [his children John R H G,  Francis F H W Dobson (Thornage),  Susan A M M & Alice A K Dobson]. Also legacies to Alice M M Self, and Ernest,  John W,  Benjamin J & Edwardo Eke,  William Henry Dobson.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, some dusting to reverse. This document includes a declaration concerning the validity of the Will, made by Frederick Hockham (Hindolveston) before the High Court.  £24

171/36 Drozier, Anna (widow) – Holt – 1879 Probated copy of Will & Codicils – daughter Emily (1st husband William Cooke, 2nd husband Charles Baker), grandchildren Herbert William Cooke, + others unnamed. Nephew Edward Burton (Aldborough), servant Catherine A Loynes,  property in Holt occupied by William Preston. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  £25

171/119 Earl, James William – Norwich – 1902 Probated copy of Will  – wife Maria R, daughter Martha M Earl. Paper booklet, wafer seal attached.    £13

171/56 Edwards, John Thursby – Cromer – dated 1887 – died 1893 Original Will – wife Emma.  Large sheet paper, pre-printed & folded in 2 to form 4 pages, with manuscript details. Will on 1 side, with printed guide for completion, on another. ‘Mark‘ of John Thursby Edwards & witness signatures of Alice E Fox, John Fox & Harriet Fox (Cromer). The envelope is noted that the Will was never proved.  £28

97/30 Elden, Benjamin – Norwich – 1759 Certified copy of Will  – wife Sarah, brothers John, Thomas, Joseph, sister Mary Webster, nephews Benjamin, John, nieces (both) Mary. Property in Sidestrand, Southreps & Norwich. 6 sheets watermarked paper written 12 sides, ink & embossed duty stamps. Small holes & splits in folds, fraying to edges corner of final sheet missing, but no loss of text. Parchment cover made from part of Indenture for sale of land.  £44

97/28 Elden, John – Sidestrand – 1720 Copy of Will  – wife Ann, sons John, Benjamin, Thomas, Joseph, daughter Mary, brother Joseph Elden. Property in Sidestrand, Southreps & St Michael at Pleas. Watermarked paper written 1 side. Several small holes with loss of part of odd letter, but still legible. £40

97/27 Elden, Thomas  /  Eldin, Thomas – Sidestrand – 1714 Probated copy of Will  – sister Elizabeth Blithe, brother John Eldin. Other beneficiaries Elizabeth Boardman, Eldin Munne, John Munne, Rebeckah & Aramintha Blithe, Catern Mares. Exor Thomas Boardman. Property in Sidestrand & Southreps.  Large sheet parchment with decorative initial letter. Latin grant of Probate, seal tag but no seal.  £60

97/40 Ellis, Samuel – Barningham Parva / Little Berningham – (original Will made 1783) Copy of Will with Letters of Administration dated 1813 – names wife Elizabeth,  sons Samuel,  William, Thomas Ellis, daughter Elizabeth.  Original Exors died before administering all of estate. Letters of Administration in respect of balance of estate issued to William in 1813. Parchment with wafer seal attd – fading of text in places.  £40

118/28 Ellis, William – Little Barringham – (original made 1777) Letters of Administration dated 1819 with copy of Will – names wife Elizabeth,  sons Samuel,  William.  Will originally proved by Samuel Ellis, who died before administering all of estate. Letters of Administration in respect of balance of estate issued to William jnr in 1819. Large sheet of parchment with wafer seal attd – signed by Charles & John Kitson (Norwich). £35

118/59 Emery, James – West Beckham – 1886 Probated copy of Will – brother William. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £17

118/52 Everett, Stephen – Baconsthorpe – 1879 Probated copy of Will  – wife Ann, sons Stephen,  John, daughter Betsy (w/o William Cletheroe of Bodham). Details of properties & the current tenants. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. £21

118/37 Farnell, William Keeling – Norwich – 1869 Probated copy of Will  – housekeeper Charlotte Thompson & her sister Caroline Thompson – Parchment (one small hole –  certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Some dusting to reverse. £17

160/18 Farthing, Dorothy – Cley next the Sea – 1876 Probated copy of Will  – late sister Susan Ward, nephews John (his wife Mary A), Francis, Nicholas Ward; nieces Marion A & Harriett E Ward,  Susan Walls (?Wales), sister’s granddaughter Susan (w/o Robert Hannett). Other beneficiaries – Elizabeth (w/o William Beckett) & her daughters Henrietta & Georgiana ; Dorothy (w/o James Hardy),  Susan A Farthing (New Lakenham),  Susan Stamp – servant. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  £20

118/34 Farthing, John – Cley next the Sea – 1859 Probated copy of Will  – wife Dorothy – Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Together with small receipt for Probate Duties – signed over penny lilac stamp by Benj Pulleyne (Sheringham).   £21

211/47 & 48 Frances Ann (w/o Robert Fellowes of Shotesham Park, Norfolk), and her children Edward John,  Alfred Lyon & Charles Arthur Fellowes of Shotesham Park, included in the Wills of her father and brother.   For full details & price, please see my Northumberland page – Wills – Clutterbuck, John – Warkworth – died 1857 also 1900.

171/82 Fenner, Robert Nathaniel – Cromer – dated 1895 Original Will – wife Ellen Maude, brother Charles Edwin Fenner, infant children not named. Sheet watermarked paper folded double written on 2 of 4 sides. Signed by Robert Fenner with witness signatures of Edward M Hansell (solr Cromer) & A C Elliott (solrs clerk).   £35

171/213 Fisher, Frederick Gibbon – Westminster – 1902 Letters of Administration – brother Charles Edward Fisher. Possible Norfolk connection as prepared by Cozens Hardy (solr, Norwich). Paper with wafer seal attached, 5 company stamps & dusting on reverse.  £4

118/75 Fitt, William – Norwich – 1894 Letters of Administration granted to son John, one of his children. Small printed parchment document with manuscript insertions – wafer seal attached. [see 118/73 Watts, below] £4

171/233 Fox, Lee Amis – Roughton – dated 1880 Original Will apparently not taken for Probate – wife Phoebe, brother Robert Fox (Roughton ), children Lee Amis, Robert & Sophia Fox. Details of several properties in Roughton, acquired from James & Thomas Kettle, James Clarke, occupiers include Albert Ruymp & Parshall Seago. Large sheet watermarked paper folded in 2 written on 2¾ sides. “Mark” of Lee Amis Fox witnessed by John Fox (Postmaster, Cromer) & James K Frost (solr clerk). £36

160/46 Franklin, Mary – Norwich – 1899 Probated copy of Will  – daughters Mary (w/o Francis I Beales), Jane (w/o Alexander W Newman), Sarah Franklin. Late brother in law Charles Franklin (Heigham). Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Some dusting to outer.  [see 171/104 above – Mary Beales] £19

118/62 Fulcher, Susan (Mrs) – Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich – 1888 Probated copy of Will  – beneficiary – Stephen Hudbud. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. £17

98/102 Fuller, Cook – Holt – 1884 Probated copy of Will – names Samuel Fuller (Beeston Regis), Benjamin B,  Elizabeth Fuller,   Charles F,  Samuel,  Frances E Wells,  Sarah Silcock,  Ann (w/o Samuel Bird of Bodham), Louisa (w/o Robert Barcham), also refers to land purchased from John Hales & John Banks, the rents from which are to go to servant Judith Chastney.  2 sheets parchment –  certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Note on reverse shows this document was exhibited in a case Carter V Carter in 1886 re Robert Carter Dec’d.  [see also 118/56 Gates, below] £25

171/201 Gant, Miss Elizabeth – Cromer – 1920 Letters of Administration – sister Fanny Gant. Paper 2 bank stamps. £4

171/59 Gaskin, Daniel – Sheringham – dated 1889 Original Will – wife Ellen, daughter Mary Anne (w/o Charles Dennis). Sheet watermarked paper – folded in 2 & written on 2 of 4  sides, signed by Daniel Gaskin, witness signatures James K Frost & Hartnell J Limmer (solrs clerks, Cromer). This Will was not proved – the envelope is marked “Revoked”.   £35

118/56 Gates, William – Norwich – 1885 Probated copy of Will – names brothers Frances Dec’d , Robert dec’d, Josephsisters Mary Porter dec’d,   Ruth Wells dec’d. Robert’s children – Maria,  Robert, other nephews / nieces  Elizabeth (? Warman),    Frances E Wells,  Daniel & Priscilla,  Harriett,  Emma Watson, other names mentioned include Samuel  Wells,  Samuel  Wells Bird , Mary (w/o Robert Land of Attleborough), Samuel Fuller (Saradeston) – parchment –  certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. [see also 98/102 Fuller above & 160/29 Wells, below] £21

67/110 Geldart, Thomas – Norwich – 1843 – Tradesman’s Invoice / Receipt issued by Thomas Geldart Dealer in Malt & Hops to Robt. Ward. Small pre-printed document with manuscript details with signature of Henry Geldart acknowledging receipt of payment.  £5

118/77 George, William – Sprowston – 1895 Probated copy of Will – names brother Martin (Hedenham,  Suffolk), grand daughters of late wife –  Effa M Bilby,   Hannah L Bilby. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £18

118/72 Gidney, Frederick John – Norwich – 1893 Probated copy of Will – names daughter Mary A Grasmann, her children Florence,  Matthew,  May,  Frederick (from 2 marriages), late son Walter, his widow Marion, their children Walter M, Alfred J,  Arthur,  Albert E,  late daughter Fanny V (w/o Albert W B Shalders) their children Florence (w/o T W Kent), Frank A,  Beatrice L B,  Lucy C. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Several company stamps / marks, on reverse.  £22

97/50 Gibbs, John – Scole – 1716 Part of Probated copy of Will – nephew John Gibbs. Sheet of parchment with wafer seal attached. The first page containing most of the Will is missing. This page contains the last 4 lines of the Will, and the grant to John Gibbs (Exor) of Probate (in Latin). £14

118/44 Gill, Thomas – Hindolverston – 1870 Probated copy of Will – wife Susanna(h). Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £15

171/40 Glasspoole, Henry – Ashill – 1880 Probated copy of Will – wife Sarah, son Frederick Henry, daughter Laura, brother in law John Clark (South Repps). Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £25

130/99 Glover, Rev. George – Stow, Bucks; later Southrepps, Norfolk –  (1803, 1804, 1806) – document probably prepared in *1870. Abstract of Pre-nuptual agreement and subsequent Marriage Settlement in connection with the marriage of Rev. George Glover  and Mary Ann Daniell (Bocking, Essex) only child of Richard Daniell of Bocking, deceased . Refers to the 1803 agreement prior to the marriage which details the assets to which Mary Ann will become entitled at the age of 21, and the freehold Farm & copyhold lands at Shalford, Essex to which she would become entitled on the death of Mary Pettit, w/o John Pettit (Bocking). The Marriage took place in 1804. Details of 1806 Marriage Settlement between George & Mary Glover. 15 large sheets of watermarked paper, written 15 sides. The cover noted *1870, made by Darlington & Son, Wigan.  £42

130/100 Glover, Rev. George –   (1854) – document probably prepared in *1870. Abstract of  Settlement made on intended marriage of Rev. George Glover  and Miss Charlotte Affleck with brief details of agreement. 3  large sheets of watermarked paper, written 2 sides. The cover noted *1870, made by Darlington & Son, Wigan.  £12

 

118/33 Goffin, William – Lingwood – died 1850 Probated copy of Will – wife Margaret, children William,  Robert,  Susanna,  Mary,  Ann (w/o George Adams). Parchment – cert of Probate & wafer seal attd – some dusting to reverse. Together with a schedule – on a large sheet of paper watermarked 1842 – of Title Deeds to Freehold & Copyhold land owned by William – signed in 1844 by John Forster (Norwich) who appears to have held the deeds as security for a mortgage. Witnessed by Rob Field.  £38

171/61 Golden, Francis – Northrepps – dated 1890 Original short Will – wife Sarah. Sheet of watermarked paper  folded in 2, written on 1 side. Signed Francis Golden  & by  witnesses Edward M Hansell (solr, Cromer) & James K Frost (solr’s clerk, Cromer). This Will was not proved – the envelope is marked “Revoked”. [later Wills also held] £25

171/238 Golden, Francis – Northrepps – dated May 1898 Original Will – late wife’s sister Elizabeth Fisher. Brothers & sisters not named. 2 sheets of watermarked paper  each signed Francis Golden  & by  witnesses F J Littledyke & James K Frost. The envelope is marked “Revoked”.  £25

171/240 Golden, Francis – Northrepps – dated Nov 1898 Original Will – nephew Edmund Summers (Northrepps) late wife’s sister Elizabeth Fisher. Brothers & sisters not named. 2 sheets of watermarked paper  each signed Francis Golden  & by  witnesses H J Jarvis & James K Frost. The envelope is marked “Revoked”.  £25

171/247 Golden, Francis – Northrepps – dated 1903 Original Codicil to Will appointing Francis John Golden (Northrepps ) as Executor. Sheet of watermarked paper written on 1 side with ‘mark’ of Francis Golden  & witnessed by James K Frost & *E Swann. The envelope is marked “Revoked”.  £8

171/251 Golden, Francis – Northrepps – dated 1904 Original Will – late wife’s sister Elizabeth Fisher. Brothers late William & John other siblings not named, nephew Edward Summers (Northrepps ), executor Francis John Golden. Steward James Farrow, housekeeper *Elizabeth Swann. Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2, written on 2 sides, each with ‘mark’ of Francis Golden  & witnessed by Harvard Noel Bridgwater (solr clerk Cromer) & Harriet Risebrow (Northrepps, servant ) The envelope is marked “Revoked”.  £32

171/136 Golden, Francis – Northrepps – 1905  Probated copy of Will – siblings late William, John,  Tabitha Golden,  nephews Edmund Summers & Francis J Golden (both Northrepps), other siblings etc not named. Housekeeper Elizabeth Swann,  steward  James Farrow.   8 page paper booklet written 3½ sides.  £15

171/140 Golden, Tabitha – Overstrand – 1907 Probated copy of short Will – siblings Benanna Summers, late William, Elizabeth,  John, late George Golden,  nephew Edmund G Summers  (Northrepps), other nephews / nieces not named. Paper booklet.  £13

118/55 Goshawk, Rev. Robert – Norwich – 1883 Probated copy of Will – wife Elizabeth, servant Sophia Fleet.  Parchment – cert of Probate & wafer seal attd – some dusting to & a number of Company  stamps on, reverse.  £18

171/97 Goshawk, Elizabeth Ann – widow – Norwich – 1897 Probated copy of short Will – sister Ellen G [w/o William Francis Pearse]. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. 1 company stamp.   £15

171/89 Graham, Helen – widow – Thorpe – 1897 Probated copy of Will – late husband Rev. William Hall Graham, children Helen I M (w/o Rev George W Grogan),  Helen L S Gilbert,  Anna C Graham, Herbert O Graham,  Arthur Elough Graham, grandchildren Elizabeth, Alice, Ivy & William H Graham. Refers to Marriage Settlement of 1831 & includes specific bequests of a number of personal family items. Large sheet Parchment – cert of Probate & wafer seal attd –  number of Company  stamps on, reverse.  £27

160/40 Green, Ann Elizabeth (widow) – Runton – 1895 Letters of Administration – brother Arthur John Chamberlin (New York). Small parchment document with  wafer seal attached.   £5

171/241 Green, Miss Elizabeth Bolding – Cromer – dated 1899 Original Will – brother Henry Green (West Barsham), nieces Edith Maria Bartram, Margaret Bolding Green, Maria Barker Green, Mary Elizabeth Bolding Taylor. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written on 2 sides. Signed E B Green, witnessed by A C Elliott & F J Littledyke (Cromer). The envelope is marked “Revoked”. £32

171/249 Green, Miss Elizabeth Bolding – Sheringham – dated 1904 Original Will – brother Henry Green (Sparham), nieces Edith Maria Bartram, Margaret Bolding Green, Maria Barker Green, Nellie May Lewis, Fannie M Lewis . Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written on 1½ sides. Signed E B Green, witnessed J K Frost & H J Jarvis. The envelope is marked “Revoked”. £30

171/184 Green, Elizabeth Bolding – Sheringham – 1908 Probated typed copy of Will – brother Henry Green, nieces Edith M Bartrum, Nellie M & Fanny M Lewis, Margaret B & Maria B Green. Paper booklet with company stamps on cover. Together with Estate Duty Return (single sheet) relating to 6th instalment of Estate Duty. £17

98/96 Green, Elizabeth, widow – Edgefield – 1868 Probated copy of Will – Names Augustine S Green (Barrow on Humber, Lincs) other children not named.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £16

171/207 Green, George Herbert – East Runton – dated 1925 Original Will – wife Martha, sheet of paper folded in 2, pre-printed with manuscript details written 1 side. 3 signatures of George, witnessed by Frederick J Melton & Alice A Melton (both E Runton). £18

118/54 Green, James – Norwich / Heigham – 1883 Probated copy of Will – wife Maria, children William,  Robert,  Walter,  Mary A,  Emma (w/o Robert W McKelvie), Maria, Alice,  James Burrows. Parchment – cert of Probate & wafer seal attd – some dusting to & Bank stamp on, reverse.  £21

160/116 Gurney, Lovel Wodehouse – St Clement, Jersey,  formerly Eaton, Norfolk  – 1904 Probated copy of Will – for full details / price of this, please see my Miscellaneous page –  Jersey

98/100 Hancock, James – Salthouse – dated 1878 Original Will – nephew John Hancock – property at Cley next the Sea – sheet of blue pre-lined paper, watermarked 1873, folded double – written on 1 side only – signed by James Hancock & witnesses Sidney ? Hardy (solr. Norwich) & Maria Hill, Letheringsett Hall.  £20

171/22 Hannant, Ann (widow) – Great Yarmouth – 1862 Probated copy of short Will – son William Hannant (Devonshire St, Mile End, Middx),  daughters Naomi (w/o Robert Manning Denew),  Jane  (w/o William Fox). Parchment – cert of Probate & wafer seal attd. £22

171/253 Hansell, Edward Morgan – Cromer – dated 1906 Original Will – wife Maud Elizabeth, father Peter Edward Hansell, brothers Walter Edward, Henry Peter, Arthur Lloyd. Mentions Marriage Settlement of 1905. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2 written 1¾ sides, signed by Edward M Hansell, witnessed by A C Elliott & S F High (solrs clerks). Apparently not Proved. £32

118/32 Hanwell, Mary (widow) – Norwich – 1856 Probated copy of Will – individual bequests to daughters Eliza,  Mary A (w/o William Allen), Hannah Harnden,  Sarah,  sons William,  Frederick B. Parchment – cert of Probate & wafer seal attd – some damp staining & creasing.  £26

160/110 Harcourt, Mary Ann (w/o Bosworth W Harcourt of Norwich) friend / main beneficiary of Will. For full details / price of this document, please see my Staffordshire page – Wills –  Seabrook, Miss Mary – Enville, Stourbridge – 1905

98/85 Hardingham, Esther – Runton – 1851 Probated copy of Will – daughters Maria,  Frances.  Natural son Elmer Breece, there may be other children not named.  Properties in Runton.   Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £29

171/186 Hardy, Shadrack – Little Barningham – 1917 Probated typed copy of short Will – beneficiary James W Lubbock. Paper booklet. £11

118/51 Harmer, Robert – Cromer – 1877 Probated copy of Will – wife Amelia G. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, bank stamp on reverse. £17

171/33 Harris, George – Cromer – dated 1877 Original Will – wife Martha. Sheet of paper  folded in 2, written on 1 side. Signed George Harris  & by  witnesses Wm Limmer (Cromer) & James K Frost (Runton).  £30

160/10 Harrison, Thomas – Cromer – 1837 Probated copy of Will – wife Mary. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Together with small receipt for costs of obtaining Probate    £22

160/19 Harrison, Mary – Norwich – 1876 Probated copy of Will – daughter Sarah Ling pre-deceased her. Granddaughters Mary E, Emma, Priscilla Ling. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Together with a) Inland Revenue Return for Legacy Duty on Residuary Estate – large sheet of pre-printed paper with manuscript insertions, signed by John Withers Dowson (Norwich) the surviving Exor. b) 4 receipts for funeral expenses, including Hearse + 2 coaches supplied by W Webster of Maid’s Head Hotel – some addressed to Wm Ling; c) 2 Sun Fire Office fire insurance receipts. £38

171/175 Harrison, Christopher Stanley – Overstrand – dated 1915 Original Will – mother Emily, brother Herbert J Harrison (Northrepps). Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, typed 1 side signed Christopher Stanley Harrison, witnessed by J K Frost & A C Elliott (solrs clerks, Cromer). £25

171/39 Hart, John – Cromer – dated 1871 Original Will – wife Charlotte. Sheet of paper  watermarked 1863, folded in 2, written on 1 side. Signed by John Hart  & by  witnesses Wm Limmer & Bosoin Dennis (Solrs clerk, Cromer). It appears that this Will was never proved.  £30

97/38 Harvey, Thomas – Aylsham – 1799 Probated copy of Will – wife Ann, children Thomas, Robert, William, James, Ann, Catherine. Large sheet parchment, grant of Probate & wafer seal att’d.  £46

226/16 1728 – Obligation Bond given by Thomas Hayes (Redenhall with Harleston) to Thomas Manning (Starston) re Lease of even date. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written 1 side, part pre-printed with manuscript details, ink & embossed duty stamps. Some dusting & area of small holes near bottom of paper not affecting text. 1st paragraph in Latin (standard until 1733). Signed & attractive red wax seal by Thomas Hayes witnessed by Stanton Penny. £48

118/31 Helsdon, Charles – Gimingham – died 1852 Office copy of Probated Will – wife Sarah M, children unnamed. 10 sides of paper with embossed Probate Court stamp. Slight dusting.  £13

171/124 Hewitt, John – Southrepps – 1902 Probated copy of Will – wife not named, children Arthur Hewitt, Hannah Maria Clements,  Henry Hewitt, Elizabeth Pike, John Hewitt, Rachel Vincent, Laura Bartram, Ephraim. Booklet – paper cover + 1 sheet parchment.  £16

171/84 Hickman, Rev. Edward Brainerd – Guestwick – 1895 Probated copy of short Will – wife Emily. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, several company stamps on reverse.   £18

171/245 Hoare, Mary – Cromer – dated 1900 Original Will apparently not taken for Probate – refers to infant children, un-named except son Bernard Hoare, brother Arthur Mogg Brown, brother in law William Fletcher (both Lincoln), and to Chemist business. 3 sheets watermarked paper each signed by Mary Hoare, witnessed by J K Frost & F J Littledyke (clerks, Cromer). £35

98/84 Hopkins, Susannah (widow) – Alborough – 1844 Probated copy of Will – son John U, daughter Sarah U, late brother Benjamin’s son John H Ulph.  Matilda Hopkins. Various properties in Aylsham, Alborough, Thurgarton – tenants named.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £29

67/51 Howman, Louisa Jane & Eleanor Mary – Bexwell –  (document dated 1875) Discharge and Indemnity by residuary legatees under Will of Miss Dorothea Louisa Howman – Beccles – died 1862, which details various properties in Suffolk which she owned – particularly in Beccles, also St. James Southelmham, Occold and her interest in leasehold chambers in Lincoln’s Inn. Brother Edward John Howman, his children Henry Arthur Howman (Coleshill, Warwicks.), Edward Davison Howman (Bussage, Glos.), Louisa Jane Howman & Eleanor Mary Howman (both of Bexwell, Norfolk). Mortgage of reversionary interest by residuary beneficiaries, Thomas Brown (Southery, Norfolk) party to agreement as mortgagee. Details of Trust Funds and apportionment of residuary estate.    12 page watermarked paper booklet written 9 sides, slight dusting to cover. Signed Edward Davison Howman, Henry A. Howman, Thos. Brown,  Louisa Jane Howman & Eleanor Mary Howman.  Pinned to the document are a) a statement showing the amounts payable to each beneficiary, b) a request for payment signed  Edward Davison Howman, Henry A. Howman, Louisa Jane Howman & Eleanor Mary Howman.   £42

160/25 Howorth, William – Swaffham – 1883 Probated copy of Will – wife Mary A, sons William,  Walter SFrederick O, daughter Hannah M (w/o John B Goggs of Dersingham). Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. A few pencil notations to text, some creasing, several company stamps on reverse & some dusting.  £20

171/185 Hunter, Samuel – Cromer – 1916 Probated typed copy of Will – wife Eliza E, son Frederick S, daughters Mary A Cotton, Frances M Rogers. Details of 3 properties. £20

171/24 Hurry, William – Sheringham – dated 1870 Original Will – son William, other sons & daughters not named – sheet of paper, watermarked , folded double written  on 2 sides, signed by William Hurry & by  witnesses  William Limmer & Thomas Blogg (Sheringham). It appears the Will was never proved.  £33

118/1 Ibberson, Charles – Chesterton, Cambs – 1890 Probated copy of Will – names sons Charles (Kings Lynn),  Herbert G,  daughter Jane M,  sister Emily C. Property in Kings Lynn. Parchment – cert of Probate & wafer seal attd – some dusting to outside – company stamps on reverse.  £18

98/98 Ives, Rebecca , widow – Runton – 1870  Letters of Administration granted to son Robert, one of her children. Small printed parchment document with manuscript insertions – wafer seal attached. [see Robert, below] £4

171/54 Ives, Robert  – Runton / Roughton -dated  1886 Original Will – sister Ann (w/o William Thirtle) –  late wife’s brothers & sisters Anthony Porter Dennis ( Roughton ),   James Dennis,  Maria Hamilton, Mary White,  Jane Brothers. Sheet of watermarked paper,  folded double – written on 2¾ sides – ‘mark‘ of Robert Ives, signed by  witnesses  James K  Frost  & Hartnell J Limmer  ( solr’s clerks, Cromer) . The Will & envelope (which is noted ‘Revoked’) both have several pencil notes.  £37

118/70 Ives, Robert  – Roughton – 1892 Probated copy of Will – sister Ann (w/o William Thirtle) – their children not named,  brother of late wife James Dennis,  Elizabeth (w/o John Wenn) also a beneficiary. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  [see Rebecca, and self, above & 118/41, 58 for Dennis]  £20

118/48 Jacob, Elizabeth (widow) – Cromer – 1873 Probated copy of Will – names late son William & his children Georgina Lawrence (illegitimate),  William,  Henry,  Margaret,  Charlotte, granddaughter Harriett (w/o George Kettle) & her daughter Malvina,  late daughter Elizabeth M Kennedy & her children George T,  Jacob,  Caroline,  Charles – son of grandson Charles Kennedy.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  [see 171/117 below – George V Kettle’s Will]  £21

118/84 Jeffery, Sarah Elizabeth – Cromer – dated 1902 Original Will – husband Alfred – sheet of paper, watermarked , folded double – typed text on 1 side only – ‘mark’ of Sarah E Jeffery & signed by witnesses C Morton Baker  (solr. ) &  Neville Pegg (his clerk). Note: when acquired, this Will was in the original sealed envelope.  £17

171/43 Jermy, George – Norwich – 1882 Probated copy of Will – wife Sarah, children Selina,  George,  Herbert,  Catherine,  Alfred Jermy. Parchment (some dusting to reverse) – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £23

171/125 Kerr, William John – Cromer – dated 1903 Original Codicil to Will – wife May Florence Maud. Sheet of watermarked paper, written 1 side,  signed by William John Kerr, witnessed by Havard N Bridgwater & Sidney F High (solrs clerks, Cromer). Possibly a Shropshire connection, as envelope noted that Will held by Solicitors in Oswestry.  £20

171/16 Kerry, Edward – Cley next the Sea – 1848 Probated copy of Will – nephew Christopher Stangroom (wife Ann), niece Elizabeth (w/o Robert Newton of Cley n t S), their children Mary A & William Newton. Cottages in Newgate Cley – 1 occupied by James Pells. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £32

171/117 Kettle, George Valentine – Cromer – dated 1901 Original Will – daughters Murial M,  Harriet M (w/o Walter Blyth). Housekeeper Sarah Woods. Large sheet of watermarked paper,  folded double written 2 of 4 sides, signed G V Kettle, witnessed by James K Frost & Henry J? Jarvis (solrs clerks, Cromer). [see 118/48 above – Elizabeth Jacob’s Will].  £35

171/169 King, Rosette Anne Sardet – Holt – 1912 Probated copy of short Will – late husband’s nephew James K Gooch, wife Lucy S, & nieces Mary E Frost , Mary E King. Paper booklet £12

118/66 Knowles, Matthew – Runton – 1891 Probated copy of Will – 5 children – Mary A,  Harriett (w/o Henry Banville),  John,  Elizabeth (w/o John Thompson),  Martha Thompson. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £20

171/14 Lake, Ann – Letheringsett – 1839 Probated copy of Will – nieces & nephews Mary,  John,  Robert & William Breese,  William Green,  Rose Stebbend,  Sarah Stannard,  Susannah Boyce,  Martha Hiley,  Harriet Keitley,  Ann Jacob. Creased Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   Together with a number of paper documents re Administration of Estate :- a) slip containing valuation of items bequeathed to Susannah Boyce signed by Joseph Colman (Briston), b) receipted Account for costs of obtaining Probate, c) small piece containing details of Estate Income & Expenditure (incl payment to surgeon) d) Stamp Duty Office Residuary Account Return, e) 2 Stamp Office Legacy statements / receipts & a further Stamp Office form. Note 3 of the documents are signed by John Breese, 1 by Robert Breese.  £62

171/48 Lake, Agnes – Heigham, Norwich – 1883 Letters of Administration – son Ethelbert Lake, other children not named. Small Parchment document, wafer seal attached.    £4

171/187 Lake, Arthur James – Norwich (died in France) – 1916 Letters of Administration with copy of short typed Will – sister Edith C (w/o William H Sarsby). Some army details. £11

171/157 Lake, Maria – Cromer – 1907 Letters of Administration – daughter Edith C, (w/o William H Sarsby) –  paper.    £4

171/93 Lake, Richard – Bale – 1898 Probated copy of short Will – wife Maria. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. 2 company stamps.   £17

171/57 Lambert, Mary Ann (spinster) – St James, Norwich – 1887  Letters of Administration – brother Loftus Lambert. Small parchment document with wafer seal attached.  £4

171/49 Larwood, William – Roughton – dated 1885 Original Will – wife Harriet Elizabeth, son Walter W Larwood, brother in law George Brown (S. Repps) – sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 – written on 2 sides – ‘mark‘ of William Larwood, witness signatures of James K Frost & Hartnall J Limmer (solr’s clerks, Cromer). It would appear that this Will was never proved.  £35

171/131 Lawrence, Caroline – Runton – 1903  Letters of Administration – husband John Lawrence. Paper + bank stamp.  £4

171/98 Lewis, Mary Ann – widow – Hunworth & Holt – 1899 Probated copy of Will – brothers John & Austin Spaul (both Collingwood, Canada). John’s son Josiah John Spaul. Neice Elizabeth Purdy (Walsingham). Austin’s children not named. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, bank stamp, pencil notes on Will, some dusting.  £21

171/189 Lines, John Robert – Runton – 1918 Probated typed copy of short Will – 2nd wife Blanche, daughters Louisa E Edwards, Rose M Lines, brother George Lines. Paper booklet. £14

118/74 Little, John – Sherringham – 1894 Copy of Will – wife Elizabeth,  residuary beneficiary Esther E Middleton (d/ o late William Middleton) – sheet of paper folded in 2 – written on 1 side only. [see Middleton below] £11

171/62 Littleboy, Maria Ann (widow) – Norwich – 1890 Probated copy of Will – many specific bequests, property in Norwich – sisters Susannah Gooch,  late Emily Leman,  Eliza Stevens,  Harriet (w/o Henry M Beckett). Cousins Fanny,  Esther & Catherine Ladbroke. Nephews George H Beckett (his son Ernest), George & Edward J Stevens, Athur L Littleboy (his wife Gertrude), George H Littleboy (his wife Theresa), Harry Leman (his wife Caroline), niece Helen A Leman. Great nephew & nieces Frederick Cullen, Jessie & Ellen Campbell,  Ellen Mary & Gertrude Leman,  Edith & Bertha Hall. Other beneficiaries Helen (w/o William Hands & their son), Caroline & Walter Peed (Southwold, Suffolk), Grace & Katherine (d/o William Shaw),  servant Ellen Bowen [her Will above see 171/87 ]. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, bank stamp.  £28

160/47 Livock, William Thomas – Heigham – 1899 Probated copy of Will – son Edward W Pets Livock,  daughter Jane E. Refers to house & shop. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Outer dusty.   £18

98/107 Long, Mary Ann (widow) – Cromer – 1891 Probated copy of Will – sister Elizabeth S (w/o Thomas Blogg) + their 2 sons,  niece Betsy (w/o James Jillings) + their son.    6 properties in Cromer (occupied by Widow Warner,  Thomas Harrison,  Henry Balls). Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £18

171/112 Love, George (Hamond) – Sheringham – 1901 Letters of Administration with copy of Will attached – brothers James Love (Wells), John Hamond Love (Cromer), sisters Honor (w/o Ephraim Randell ), Leah Chaplin (Thurston Loddon). Beneficiaries include Phyllis Hayho (daughter of late Hamond Love of Wells). Booklet – paper cover, 1 sheet parchment, wafer seal attached. £16

171/65 Mace, John – Marlingford – 1891 Probated copy of Will – nephew Walter Mortimer, late wife’s sister & niece Rhoda Waites & Julia Stone. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £19

160/93 Mace, Miss Unity – Eaton – 1922 Probated copy of Will – friends Catherine Clark of same address, Fanny A Mottram (& her 2 sons Ralph Hale Mottram (Norwich),  Alfred Hugh Mottram (Edinburgh)). Refers to interest in cottages & land. Paper booklet – company stamp on cover. [see also 160/94 Mottram, below]. £14

171/138 Mack, Gilbert Allen – Cromer – 1906 Probated copy of Will – brothers Edward J Mack,  James Mack – other siblings not named, infant daughter Rosa May. Paper booklet – some creasing & dusting.  £13

160/86 Mann, William – Norwich – 1914 Letters of Administration with copy of short Will attached – wife Betsy. Both executors (Alfred Milk (Shipdham) & John Milk (Weston) had died before Mann. Paper booklet.  £11

171/27 Marling, Sarah (widow) – Runton – dated 1873 Original Will – mother a beneficiary but not named,  sisters Sophia ,   Ann (w/o John Jeffries of Attleboro’). Sheet of paper watermarked 1869, folded in 2, written on 1 side. Signed S Marling  & by  witnesses Herbert J Johnson & B Dennis, jnr . this Will not proved – envelope marked “Revoked”.  £35

171/250 Marling, Sarah (widow) – Runton – dated 1904 Original Will – late brother Miles Leeder, wife Jane,  other siblings not named, niece Susan Plummer, nephew George Leeder. Specific items bequeathed include to nurse Georgina Palmer. Sheet of watermarked paper, folded in 2, written on 2 sides. Signed S Marling  & by  witnesses Charlotte Blain & C E Frost . Envelope marked “Revoked”.  £32

171/168 Marling, Sarah (widow) – Runton – 1913 Probated copy of Will – late brother Miles Leeder, wife Jane, sister Sophia Leeder, other siblings not named. Nephew George Leeder, gt niece Emma. Personal bequests to friends James K & Joyce M Frost, Georgina Palmer, Eliza Burton. Paper booklet. £16

57/5 Agreement for loan secured on his interest  under Will of late uncle John Marsh (Broome, Suffolk) – Henry’s father William Marsh (Diss, Norfolk). For full details & price, please see my Worcestershire page – Wills etc Marsh, Henry Brunning Upton on Severn, Worcs – dated 1845

171/244 Martins, Thomas – Runton – dated 1900 Original Will – wife Sarah, sons John, Arthur & Thomas David Abbs Martins, daughters Emily Elizabeth Leake & Mary Catherine Everett. 3 houses & freehold land left to children. Sheet watermarked paper folded double written 2 sides. Signed Thomas Martins, witnessed James Kemp & Alfred A Leake (both Runton) . This Will not proved – envelope marked “Revoked”.  £35

160/72 Matthews, Samuel – Heigham – 1911 Probated copy of Will – sister Elizabeth L (w/o Charles Daniels), their son Charles Daniels,  brothers William,  George,  James Matthews.  Assistant John W Lemon – given option to acquire business. Details of several properties & rights to his own patent medicines. Servants named – incl Robert Mower (coachman),  William Buxton (employee),  Hannah Thelford (Hainford) also a beneficiary. Paper booklet with number of company stamps on cover.  £16

171/141 Mayes, William Charles – Cromer – 1907 Probated copy of Will – late wife Elizabeth, sons John C & Charles J Mayes – other children not named. Paper booklet.  £13

171/78 McClure, Henry – Cromer – dated 1895 Original Will – wife Elizabeth, brother Rev Edmund McClure (Cromer), nephews Herbert & Ivor McClure, servant Mary Lancashear.  Sheet of watermarked paper, folded in 2, written on 2½ sides. Signed by Henry McClure & by  witnesses Edward M Hansell (solr, Cromer) & A C Elliott (solrs clerk).  £35

171/29 McFarling, Arthur – Norwich – 1874  Letters of Administration granted to wife Maria.  Small parchment –  wafer seal attached.   £6

84/185 Meadows, Philip – Diss – 1783 Extract from Will – nephews David Martineau (Norwich),  Meadows Taylor (Diss), includes date of Will, & where & when proved. Sheet of watermarked paper, folded in 2, written on 1+ sides.  [see also 84/184 – property, above]  £5

171/18 Melton, James – Roughton – dated 1857 Original Will – wife Sarah, nephews & nieces George Starling,  Ann,  Eliza & John Wenn. Sheet of watermarked paper, folded in 2, written on 3½ sides. Signed by James Melton & by  witnesses Herbert J Johnson & William Limmer, it would seem that  this Will was never proved.  £42

98/111 Middleton, Harriet (widow of William, see below) – Sheringham – 1894 Letters of Administration – names father in law William & daughter Esther E (minor).  £5 98/112 Middleton, William, (husband of Harriet see above) – Sheringham – 1894 Probated copy of Will  – daughter Esther E. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. [see also Little, above]   £16

160/11 Millard, Philip – North Walsham – 1855 Certified contemporary copy of Probated Will – note- of Lincolns Inn Fields, at date of death. Brother William Salter Millard (Old Catton), daughters Lucy Elwin (w/o Walter J Scott), Elizabeth S V Millard (Holcombe Rogus, Devon), Maria J Millard, Phillippa Millard and Mary Whittingham  ** Taunton, Somerset 1876 (pretended wife of William Hewitt), nephews Charles W Millard & James E Millard.  20 pages of paper watermarked 1854, sewn together with parchment cover sheet. Written on 18 sides with pencil notations throughout. Some splits in folds,  some dusting to  first page & repair made to it before booklet made up. Notes on cover relating to deaths & burial **places of some family members.  £40

171/103 Miller, Caroline (widow) – Heigham – 1900 Probated copy of Will  – daughters Clementina Mingay Miller, Agnes Fox, Katherine (w/o George F Handel Scarborough), late Catherine Walker [her 2 children not named]. Son in law Philip Cuddon, sons Charles Joseph Miller,  Francis Thomas Miller, grandson Philip Fox, nephew Francis Critten. Property in Heigham. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached several company stamps on reverse.  £26

171/164 Miller, Francis Thomas – Norwich – 1913 Probated copy of short Will – wife Barbara M, children not named. Paper booklet, number of company stamps on cover, some dusting & damp staining. £11

105/37 Miller, John Nurse – Aldborough – 1899 – Assignment of his book debts to William Rudd Gibbs (Sheringham). Includes a list of debtors [surname, place of residence, occupation (most), debt :- Messrs Martin (Drayton), Readwin (Fakenham), Ducker (Aylsham), Tice (Sheringham), Dady (Weybourne), White (Aldborough), Woodhouse (Baningham), Edwards (Mattishall), Windham‘s executors (Roughton), Sale (Brandon), G Plumbly (Thurgarton), Blyth (Mundesley), Bailey (N. Walsham), G Bird (Aylmerton). Large sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written 1½ sides, signed by Miller, witnessed by J W Taylor (Enfield Middx). £27

160/85 Minister, Ann – Great Witchingham, formerly Weston Longville – 1914 Probated copy of Will – daughters of late husband – Julia Seip,  Clara Orton (her 2 children not named), brother Charles, personal bequests to niece Anne Ingram, cousin Ellen Owens, friend Miss Elizabeth Saltmer (York). Paper booklet – bank stamps on cover.  £16

160/9 Minns, John – Thwaite – 1841 Probated copy of Will & Codicil – wife Loise, sons in law James Minns (? Etchingham), George Strange (Mettingham, Suffolk), children –  Loise, Charlotte (late w/o William Fflaxman & their children George & Hannah), Maria, Harriett, Honor (w/o Thomas Pain), Caroline, John, Charles, James & Mary dec’d (her children not named).   The original had been witnessed by a  David Minns. 3 large sheets parchment with cert of Probate & wafer seal attached. Pencil notes & some underlining to text, some fading in folds & dusting to outer.  £39

171/179 Mottram, Alfred – (died at Eastbourne) of Salthouse, Norfolk – 1916 Probated copy of Will – wife Mary E, children Mary U, Guy Naswith, Marion W Addison, Maurice J. Paper booklet with 10 company stamps on cover. Together with manuscript notes and solicitors opinion (1935) relating to the distribution of assets, and schedule of assets distributed to Alfred’s children. £21

160/94 Mottram, Fanny Anne – Norwich – 1924 Probated copy of Will – sons Ralph Hale Mottram (Norwich),  Alfred Hugh Mottram (Edinburgh). Refers to friend Unity Mace &  land in Eaton. Paper booklet – company stamps. [see also 160/93 Mace, above]. £14

130/124 Mountain, Jacob the younger – Wickmere – 1740  Copy of Marriage Settlement between Jacob Mountain and Anne Postle (Norwich) – her father was probably Thomas Postle (Norwich) who promised to pay £1000 as her marriage portion. Refers to properties (which Jacob had received from his late wife Elizabeth, daughter of Edward Rye) in Cromer, Northrepps, Sidestrand & Trimingham occupied by Thomas Ransome, William Walters & Samuel Saul. 3 sheets of watermarked paper written 2¼ sides. The original document had been witnessed by Eliz. Postle and J. Postle.  £50

97/34 Mountain, Anne – Norwich – 1776 Copy of Will – sons Jehosaphat,  Jacob Mountain, daughters Sarah,  Mary. Large sheet watermarked paper written 1 side. Tiny holes in corners of folds.  £30

171/92 Mower, Henry – Trowse – 1898 Probated copy of Will – wife Redelpha E, sons Harry William,  William Vince B,  Frank Theodore,  Baron Goff Mower, daughter Annie Elizabeth Mower. Specific bequests of several personal family items. Parchment with cert of Probate & wafer seal attached, some dusting & several company stamps to outer.  £26

98/95 Moy, William – Runton – 1868 Probated copy of Will – children James,  David & Matilda Moy,  reputed children Martha & Thomas W Wiseman alias Moy – also Ann Wiseman ‘now living with me’. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Together with a bundle of small papers (17) relating to the administration of the estate – including receipted invoices bearing signatures of ME Chadwick,  WH Burton,  H Randell,  HP Ransome,  Robt Cooch,  James Kemp (Runton Mill),  Robt Page (Cromer),  N N Field,  a letter with postal franks to David Moy from the Inland Revenue, with a copy of his reply, a receipt with the ‘mark‘ of Robert Moy.    £38

171/172 Mutimer, Sidney – Cromer – 1914 Probated copy of Will – wife Emma, son Sidney H, daughter Kate M (w/o George L Luff). Refers to business. Paper booklet, some pencil notations, dusting. £19

160/13 Nash, William Spooner – Norwich – 1870 Probated copy of Will – wife Eliza E (to live in house in Heigham), children not named. Sisters Matilda (w/o Frederick Maunder), Caroline (w/o Erasmus Stannard Culyer), Priscilla (w/o Henry Wilkinson), Elizabeth (w/o Osborn Engale Teasel), nephew John Osborn Teasel who was to continue running the business. 2 large sheets parchment with cert of Probate & wafer seal attached, some dusting to outer.  £26

118/80 Neale, John  – Rockland St Andrew – 1897 Probated copy of Will – wife Annie. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £16

160/52 Neale, Sarah Ann – Holt – 1902  Letters of Administration – husband Robert. Paper, with wafer seal attached – several small tears to folds – insurance co stamp on dusty outer.  £4

211/41 Neech, George Samuel – Suffield – 1881 Letters of Administration – wife Sophia. Small parchment sheet with wafer seal attached. £6

171/177 Newman, Maria widow – Cromer – 1915 Letters of Administration – daughter Mary E. Paper – 2 bank stamps.  £4

171/139 Newman, Tom – Cromer – 1907 Probated copy of short Will – wife Maria,  daughter Mary E, other children not named. Paper booklet, some dusting.  £13

118/35 Newson, Mary (widow) – Norwich – 1860 Letters of Administration – son Henry Newson (Bury St Edmonds) – ‘one of the children’. Small printed parchment, with manuscript insertions, wafer seal attached. Together with receipt for Administration Registration Fees paid.  £8

160/20 Newton, Richard Robert – Holt – died 1876 Probated copy of Will – names wife Sarah.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached some dusting to outer.    £14

171/204 Noble, Miss Catherine Emily – Cromer – 1921 Probated copy of short Will – niece Anna Press. Paper booklet 2 company stamps. £10

118/65 Nockels, Henry  – Cromer – 1890 Probated copy of Will – wife Sarah, son Herbert, his wife Caroline, grandchildren Henry G,  Elizabeth – properties in Cromer & Aylsham. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £21

160/96 Norman, Mary Ann – Norwich – 1925 Probated copy of Will – husband  Ernest William Norman,  daughters Helen T & Ethel M Norman. Paper booklet with several company stamps.  £13

160/36 Nunn, Harriet Hannah – Thorpe – 1893 Letters of Administration – brother William Goodrum Nunn. Small piece parchment,  wafer seal attached. Bank stamps & dusting to reverse. £6

118/69 Nunn, William – Framington Pigot – 1891 Letters of Administration – daughter Harriet H – one of the children. Small printed parchment, with manuscript insertions, wafer seal attached.  £4

160/341Osborn, Harry – Westbury, Thorpe – 1896 Probated copy of Will – wife Annie M. Refers to business. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, some dusting to reverse.    £17

160/39 Osborn, John – Norwich & Brooke – 1894 Probated copy of Will – sons Harry,  Frederick H,  daughters Elizabeth W (w/o William P Abel),  Blanche (w/o Arthur Wiseman, Enfield Town, Middx). Refers to Blanche’s Marriage Settlement, partnership with son Harry & Robert G Smith & several properties owned. Large sheet Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, some dusting to reverse.    £22

160/37 Otty, Robert Metcalf – Norwich – 1893 Letters of Administration – wife Anna M. Small piece parchment,  wafer seal attached. Dusting to reverse. A pre- printed letter from the Legacy & Succession Duty Office  is attached. £7

160/32 Otway, Thomas William – Blakeney – 1889 Letters of Administration – brother William Otway. Small parchment sheet, wafer seal attached. Some dusting & damp spotting, tear along one fold with slight loss of text.  £4

160/8 Otway, William – Blakeney – 1826 Probated copy of short Will – wife Pleasance, also refers to wife’s children (not named). Parchment –  wafer seal attached.    £20

171/205 Owles, Elizabeth Esther – Gimingham Hall – dated 1922 Original Codicil to Will – husband Ernest George Owles. Sheet watermarked paper, typed on 1 side, signed by Elizabeth, witnessed by A C Elliott (solrs clerk, Cromer). £13

98/47 Parker, Bessie – Great Yarmouth – 1896. Beneficiary named in Will of James Thorpe – see Lancashire page for details.

171/75 Pearson, Mary Ann (widow) Thorpe / Norwich – 1894 Probated copy of Will – daughter Margaret A Pearson. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. £17

160/89 Amelia Jane Pearson (Norwich), beneficiary of brother’s Will – full details & price on my Leicestershire page –  Pearson, Arthur Charles – Leicester 1917 –  killed in action – in France. [see also 160/95 Pearson, Harriet – 1924]

160/95 Pearson, Harriet (widow) Norwich – 1924 Probated copy of Will – nieces Amelia J Pearson (of same address), Miss Harriet L Coleman (Carbrooke). Land in Thorpe. Paper booklet – bank stamp on cover. [ see also 160/89]. £14

171/77 Pegg, Martha – Hindolveston – 1894 – see on previous page – name  Dobson, Martha

98/81 Pegg, Margaret (widow) – Sheringham – 1839 Probated copy of Will – daughters Mary *(w/o Richard Chambers), Hannah (w/o James Cubitt – their daughter Mary), Margaret Hollidge, sons Henry,  Joseph dec’d – his children Joseph, Henry & Mary West. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   *see 98/91 Mary Chamberlain (Administration)  above.    £29

171/199 Perks, Miss Emily – Cromer – 1919 Probated copy of Will – sister Katherine O’Connell (her children Kathleen D, Robert S L & Viola C G O’Connell). Paper booklet. £12

171/6 Elizabeth (w/o William Pestell of Bacton, Norfolk) & their daughter Jane E included in Will – for full details & price, please see my Hertfordshire page – Wills –  Greg, Thomas – Westmill – 1832

171/25 Pigg, Edmund Banks – Norwich – 1871 Probated copy of short Will – Charles William, Henry,  Frederick Thomas,  Alfred Pigg. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  Together with a letter from the Inland Revenue, Somerset House, requesting the submission of the Estate accounts, signed by A Hanson.  £23 160/27

98/79 Plumbly, John – Sydestrand – 1801 Probated copy of Will – wife Abigail, son John, daughter late Ann Long, her children James,  Mary A,  John P,  Ann.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £29

171/194 Pointer, Miss Charlotte Rebecca – Northrepps – 1918 Letters of Administration – brother John Pointer. Paper 1 bank stamp. £4

160/28 Porter, William Ostler – Acle – 1888 Probated copy of Will – sons William Ostler,  Robert Stone Porter. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £17

118/97 Thomas Potter – Norwich – named in father’s  Will  – for details see Yorkshire page – Wills – Potter, Thomas – Kingston(e) upon Hull – 1863

171/126 Powell, Ellen Mary – Scottow / Hindringham – 1903 Probated copy of Will – husband Frederick Powell (Barston St Lawrence), brothers John Smith Bells & George Bells. Refers to children, but doesn’t name them. Paper booklet with a number of company stamps on cover.  £15

171/211 Pratt, Miss Betsy – Poplar, Middx – 1888 Letters of Administration – mother Elizabeth Pratt (widow). Parchment with wafer seal attached. Possible Norfolk connection as extracted by Cousins Hardy, solicitors, Norwich.  £4

118/71 Pratt, William – Northrepps – 1892 Probated copy of Will – wife Mary, grandson Walter Walpole. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £18

118/61 Prestwich, Anna Matilda (widow) – Norwich – 1888 Probated copy of Will –  sons by first marriage – Francis F Nash,  Henry W Nash. Note the Will was written in Manchester, and the Exor / Trustee lived there. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. 1 company stamp on reverse.    £20

171/188 Puxley, Charlotte – Cromer – 1917 Probated copy of Will – daughter Mary A, sons Thomas & William Puxley, details of 3 properties. Booklet – Parchment & paper. £16

118/42 Pye, John Stimpson – Cromer – 1870 Probated copy of Will – wife Judith, son George E. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £18

171/121Ram, Hannah (widow) – Cromer – 1902 Probated copy of short Will – daughter Martha E Ram. Booklet – paper cover + 1 sheet parchment, wafer seal attached. £12

118/47 Ram, William – Cromer – 1872 Probated copy of Will – wife Hannah. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £16

171/191Ramm, Emma (Miss) – Cromer – 1918 Letters of Administration – sister Martha E Ram. – paper 1 bank stamp. £4

171/45 Ramm, William Hill – Holt – 1882 Probated copy of Will – nieces Mary Ramm,  Sarah Rose,  late wife’s nieces & nephews Elizabeth Burrows,  Sarah Spencer (widow), Anna MShirley (widow), Susannah (w/o Rev. Edward Jeffery), Anna Savage,  Mary J (w/o Thomas Kent),  Susan Boyes,  Catherine, Ann, John & William Savage.  Parchment (some dusting to reverse) – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £25

171/246 Randell, Honor – Cromer – dated 1901 Original Will – late husband Ephraim Randell. Refers to Marriage Settlement 1881. Brothers & sisters not named, brother in law James Randell, nephew Alfred Ernest Vial Abbs, neice Rachel Elliott. Freehold property in Cromer. Sheet watermarked paper folded double written 1½ sides. Signed Honor Randell, witnessed J K Frost & F J Littledyke. Envelope noted “Revoked”. £32

171/237 Ransome, Emma Maria – East Beckham – dated 1898 Original short Will apparently not taken for Probate – daughter Rose Anna, son Herbert Henry Pegg Ransome. Sheet watermarked paper written 1 side, signed E M Ransome, witnessed by J K Frost & Henry J Jarvis. £23

171/232 Ransome, Isaac – Aldborough – dated 1867 Original short Will – wife Emma Maria. Sheet watermarked paper written 1 side, signed Isaac Ransome, witnessed Herbert J Johnson & William Limmer. Envelope marked “Revoked”. £23

171/151 Ransome, Richard Leonard – Little Merton, formerly Norwich – 1909 Probated copy of short Will – wife Edith M – paper booklet with parchment cover – some loss to top edge of cover, not affecting text.  £9

98/16 Ray, William C  /  Sealey William G  / Schomberg Joseph T – , Sidestrand – 1842 See Essex page under Wills – Ray – for details.

171/113 Ray, Winifred Howard (Miss) – Norwich – 1901 Probated copy of short Will – sister Mabel, brother Cecil Ernest Ray. Paper booklet, wafer seal attached. £13

160/62 Reeve, Edward Galloway – Norwich – 1906 Probated copy of Will – sons Walter & Horace George Reeve, daughters Amelia,  Catherine Emily Ellingham,  Ellen (w/o William Nethercote Ladell), sister Charlotte Reeve. Personal bequests, addresses of property & business. Paper booklet – pencil notes – several company stamps on dusty cover.  £16

171/52 Reynolds, George – Northrepps – dated 1886 Original Will -wife not named, son Robert, daughter Elizabeth & her son Charles Reynolds. Sheet of watermarked paper,  folded double – written on 3 sides – ‘mark‘ of George Reynolds, signed by  witnesses  James K  Frost ( solr’s clerk, Cromer), & Emmelina A F Kerry (Northrepps) . It appears that this Will was never proved.  £37

171/180 Riches, Percy William – West Runton – 1915 Letters of Administration – wife Clara E. Paper. £4

171/17 Riches, William – Runton – dated 1850 Short Original Will -sons James & George Riches – sheet of paper, watermarked 1846, folded double – written on 1 side only – ‘mark‘ of William Riches, signed by  witnesses Herbert J Johnson & William Limmer, his clerk. the envelope with good wax seal is noted “Wm Riches told me in Dec 1870 he had made another Will” – so this Will was never proved.  £30

171/149 Richmond, William – Lyng – 1909 Probated copy of Will – daughters Martha (w/o Charles W Smith), Emma (w/o Arthur Bowes), Harriet (w/o Robert Long), grandchild Annie (w/o Charles Parnell). Paper booklet with parchment cover.  £15

98/108 Riseborough, William – Southrepps –  1891  Letters of Administration granted to widow, Elizabeth. Small printed parchment document with manuscript insertions – wafer seal attached.  £4

171/190 Rivett, Hannah – Heigham – 1918 Probated copy of short Will – son Ernest E Rivett, other children not named, grandson Horace Dowson. Paper booklet. £12

171/227 Robinson, Mary (widow) – Birdham, Chichester – 1917 Sussex Letters of Administration – daughter, one of next of kin, Ada (w/o Benjamin John Payne). Paper with 1 bank stamp. (Possible Norfolk connection as prepared by Hansells & Hales, Cromer.  £4

171/196 Robinson, Phillis – Cromer – 1918 Letters of Administration – husband Robert W Robinson. Paper. £4

171/120 Rogers, Ann Jane – Cromer – 1901  Letters of Administration with copy of short Will – husband Joseph Rogers, late parents Ann M & William Smith. Booklet – paper cover + 1 sheet parchment, wafer seal attached. £14

171/38 Rogers, Joseph – Overstrand then Roughton – 1870 Probated copy of short Will – nephew Stephen Rogers (North Repps). Parchment  – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. £17

171/60 Rudd, Emily (spinster) – Surlingham – 1889 Probated copy of Will – sister Mary Rudd. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Company stamp on  reverse & some creasing.  £17

118/63 Rumble, William George – Heigham, Norwich – 1889 Probated copy of Will – wife Mary. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  Company stamp on, & some dusting to, reverse.  £17

171/95 Rumble, Mary – widow – Heigham, Norwich – 1899 Probated copy of Will – sister Sarah Blower, sister’s godson William Girling (Tavistock Square, London), servant Kate Buxton. Many bequests to Methodist organisations and friends including Charles J Bower (Heigham). Large sheet Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.  £20

171/80 Rust, Anna Maria – Overstrand – 1895 Letters of Administration – husband Benjamin Rust. Small parchment document, 3 faded company stamps on reverse – wafer seal attached.  £4

171/116 Rust, Henry – Cromer – dated 1901 Original Will – wife Mary E, daughters Constance M, Ethel M, Georgina,  sons Benjamin T Rust, Hubert F, Arthur H Rust. Refers to partnership agreement, businesses at Cromer & Sheringham, property at Trimingham & Cromer. 6 large sheets watermarked paper, written on 5 sides each signed by Henry Rust, witnessed by Fredc J Littledyke & Havard N Bridgwater (solrs clerks, Cromer).  £40

171/252 Rust, Henry – Cromer – dated 1905 Original Will – wife Mary E, daughters Ethel M, Georgina,  sons Benjamin T Rust, Hubert F, Arthur H Rust. Refers to Life Policy, shares in Rusts Ltd & business premises at Cromer & Trimingham. 4 sheets watermarked paper, written on 3 pages each signed by Henry Rust, witnessed by J K Frost & Havard N Bridgwater (solrs clerks, Hansells & Hales, Cromer).  Envelope is noted “Cancelled”. £36

171/236 Rust, Robert – North Walsham – dated 1896 Original Will apparently not taken for Probate – wife Amy Lillias, minor children not named, nephews Benjamin Thomas Rust, Herbert Frank Rust (both Cromer). 3 sheets paper, written 2½ sides each signed R Rust, witnessed by J K Frost & A C Elliott (solr clerks, Cromer). £32

171/143 Sadler, Hannah Fisher – Thorpe, Norwich, spinster – 1907 Probated copy of Will & Codicils – cousin Marion C Wood (Brockley), godson Charles Daniel Norton,  late uncle David Fisher, late nephew & niece Charles J & Jane M [children of late James & Maria Bowden].  Many legacies to friends incl. Margaret A Pearson (Thorpe), Emily & Samuel J Norton (E. Dereham), Fanny R, Esther M & Catherine E Ladbroke (all Thorpe), Alice E, Ellen M & Charles J Barber (Norwich), servant Hannah Eva Armes, also charitable bequests. Paper booklet with parchment cover – some dusting. £13

53/101 Salmon, William – Ravening ham – 1808  Later extract of Will – paper – wife, Kinbury. £5

171/235 Salter, Sarah Ann – Cromer – dated 1889 Original Will & codicil dated 1909 apparently not taken for Probate – husband Alfred Edward Salter, son William (possibly other children), nephew Herbert Salter (Litherland, Liverpool). Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written on 3 sides. 2 signatures of Sarah, witnessed by Edward M Hansell, J K Frost & Neville A Pegg (Cromer). [see Cromer, above 105/35] £35

118/82 Savin, Mary Susanna – Cromer – (died) 1898 Probated copy of Will – son Alfred C. Small parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, some dusting & staining to, reverse.  £12

171/26 Savory, Hester – Burnham Sutton – 1864  Letters of Administration granted to husband Robert Doggett Savory.  Small parchment –  wafer seal attached, left side of document missing – not affecting main text.  £2

160/35 Sayer, Martha – Hethersett – 1893 Probated copy of Will – daughters Hannah & Martha Sayer. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached  & some dusting to  reverse.  £14

53/103 Scarlett, John – Norton Subcorse – 1826  Copy of Will – paper [very fragile] – names 5 nephews/ nieces, Scarlett [London]. £15

171/156 Sclanders, Caroline – Norwich – 1911 Letters of Administration – daughter Caroline  (w/o Thomas W Church) – paper.  £4

160/78 Seeley, Miss Rosamond – Heigham, Norwich – 1912 Probated copy of Will – sister Eliza Seeley, niece Emma A (w/o James Frederick Fox of Bromsgrove). Paper – 2 bank stamps & light dusting to cover.  £13

160/80 Shoosmith, Sarah Anne – Norwich – 1912 – wished to be buried with (un-named) husband at Eastbourne, Sussex. Probated copy of Will – brothers James R White,  John White,  Frederick G White,  sisters Emma White,  Hannah Easter Atkinson (North Elmham). Nephews / nieces Harry F White (wife Annia),  Alfred, Percy,  Ernest K,  Frederick R R, Lily, Maggie, Muriel, Ellen D H (all) White. Personal bequest to God daughter Alice Blackman (Thornton Heath). Paper booklet – 3 company stamps & some dusting on parchment cover. £16

171/4 Shore, George Matthias – Sheringham – (1859) – see father’s Will on my Cambridgeshire page for full details & price – Shore, Jonathan – Linton – (1859) Refers to property at Runton inherited from brother Stephen Shore.  Witness signatures of Herbert J Johnson (Solicitor, Cromer) & Wm. Limmer (his clerk).

211/39 Shore, Mary – Gresham – dated 1833 Original Will – widow of James Shore, brother Charles Wilkin, sisters late Ann Savory [her children Ann, Mary, Ellen & John Savory & Sarah Gotts], Ellen Magness & Sarah Chadwick. Several specific bequests of personal items. Sheet paper watermarked 1829, folded in 2, written 2 sides. ‘Mark’ & seal of Mary Shore, witnessed by Elizabeth Curtis, John S Forster & H J Johnson. £46

171/11 Shore, Stephen – Runton  – dated 1831 Original Will – wife Mary, brother Jonathan – pencil note says 71 on 14/1/1859. Refers to property  inherited under Will of  James Shore (Gresham) following death of Honora Neave (formerly Crask).  Sheet of paper watermarked 1829, folded in 2 written on 2 sides – ‘mark‘ & seal of Stephen Shore, witness signatures of William Curtis,  G W Collison,  Herbert J Johnson. Together with a slip of paper stating that Stephen was the son of Sarah (neé Woodhouse) & John Shore & was born 1783. Both are within original wrapper.  £42

118/39 Short, John – Overstrand – 1870 Probated copy of Will – sister Elizabeth Church (Overstrand), nephew Joseph Short (Cromer) & his 3 children (not named) Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.    £18

215/183 Sillem, George – Long Stratton -1908 Marriage Settlement between Francis Hubert Carlton and Maud Sillem – both Esher, Surrey. Refers to Will of Maud’s father Oscar Hyde Sillem [ Trustees were Herbert Oscar Sillem & Augustus de Chapeau Rouge], the  Marriage Settlement of her parents Oscar H and Susanne Elisabeth de Chapeaurouge. [Maud may have been 1 of 12 children as she was entitled to a 1/12 share of trusts]. Refers to Assurance policy to which Francis Hubert Carlton was entitled. Trustees were John Oscar Sillem (Esher), George Sillem (Long Stratton)  & Harry Western Carlton (Manchester). 12 page parchment booklet with some pencil notations. Signed / sealed F. Hubert Carlton,  Maud Sillem, John O. Sillem, George Sillem & Harry W. Carlton, witnesses include Stanley Sillem & Walter Sillem  & Margaret Winifred Carlton (all Esher). Together with : A copy of a letter dated 1975 sent by the solicitor to S.G.Sillem (Willinghurst) asking whether he would like the document. The reply from Stephen Sillem declines, but gives several family connections.  £42

171/195 Silver, Ernest George – Northrepps (died at Stapeley, Chester) – 1918 Letters of Administration – wife Alice A Silver. Paper 1 bank stamp. £4

226/15 Simpson – 1713 – Release & Quit claim. In exchange for £500, Charity Simpson (Pulham St Mary) released any claim to the properties her of brother John Simpson (Pulham) mainly inherited from their father Thomas Simpson (Diss) & grandfather Thomas Simpson. Properties in Diss & Stuston, Suffolk. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written 1 side, ink & embossed duty stamps. Slight staining, but text still clear. Signed / sealed by Charity Simpson , witnessed by Eliz. Ward & John Sayer. £55

98/110 Simpson, Forster George – Overstrand – 1892  Letters of Administration granted to widow, Selina H. Small printed parchment document with manuscript insertions – wafer seal attached. Company stamps on reverse. [see 171/28 Corke, Selina Helen – 1903] £4

160/75 Simpson, William Rudd – Norwich – 1911 Probated copy of Will – brother Walter Simpson, nephews William Simpson Gray (Norwich ), William R Simpson,  Frederick Dixon, Henry Rudd Gray,  nieces Mary A & Margaret Hewett,  Mary A (w/o William E Gray), Caroline M (w/o Irwin E Dixon), grand niece Maude C Dixon. Paper booklet with 1 bank stamp & slight dusting to cover.  £15

171/208 Skipper, Annie (widow) – East Runton – 1945 Letters of Administration – son Alfred J W Skipper (Bedford), note on reverse that he disposed of Annie’s property to Mabel J Hesleton. £5

171/108 Smith, Anne Whiting – Baconsthorpe – 1900 Letters of Administration – husband Henry Maslan Smith. Small paper document with 5 company stamps on reverse – wafer seal attached.  £6

118/60 Smith, James – Cromer – 1887 Letters of Administration – died intestate – widow Elizabeth. Small parchment document with 1bank stamp on reverse – wafer seal attached.  £4

98/88 Smith, John – Cromer – 1857 Probated copy of Will – beneficiaries William Smith,  Sarah – widow of Robert Anderson. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £25

171/100 Smith, Susanna (Miss) – Cromer – dated 1900 Original Will – brother Samuel Smith (Toronto, Canada), his 4 sons Thomas Mann Smith, William Wilson Smith, Samuel S Smith, Robert Cromer Smith. Nephews Robert Hierons Smith,  Arthur S Smith (Broadmoor), great nephew Robert H Canham Smith. Includes details of properties in Cromer, & tenants James Curtis, William Neale,  Henry Payne, James Craske. Large sheet of watermarked paper,  folded double – written on 2 of 4 sides – signed by Susanna Smith, signed by  witnesses  James K  Frost & Fredc. J Littledyke (solr’s clerks, Cromer). £36

171/105 Smith, Susanna (Miss) – Cromer – dated 1900 Original Codicil to Will – nephew Robert Hierons Smith, sheet of watermarked paper,  written on 1side – signed by Susanna Smith, signed by  witnesses  James K  Frost & Fredc. J Littledyke. Not ‘Proved’ as envelope is noted “Revoked”. £18

160/90 Smith, William Robert Wilson – Lakenham – 1917 Probated copy of Will – wife Maria, daughters Susannah M & Maud Smith. Brother in law George Hudson (North Heigham). Refers to 2 properties owned. Paper – grant subject to special War-time conditions.  £16

211/44 Smythe, Susan – Norwich – died 1904 Letters of Administration – husband William Smythe died without taking out Administration & in 1909 it was granted to Annie, wife of Thomas Boughton. Paper document with bank stamp on reverse. £4

160/67 Springall, Elijah – Hainford – 1908 Probated copy of Will & Codicils – wife Elizabeth, brother William Springall, sisters Virtue Hardy dec’d (children not named),  Sarah Laws, Ruth Rudling dec’d (children not named), brothers in law John Hunt dec’d, Jeremiah Hunt, George Hunt (Hainford ),  sister in law Mary Fisher. Paper booklet with 1bank stamp & some dusting to cover.  £17

160/76 Spurgeon, Miss Emily – Norwich – 1912 Letters of Administration granted to brother Robert Spurgeon. Pre-printed paper with manuscript details.  £4

160/71 Stanforth, Herbert Turner – Norwich – 1911 Probated copy of Will – wife Mary A. Details of 2 properties owned in Norwich, & a cottage in Horsford St Faiths. Paper booklet with 1bank stamp & some dusting to cover.  £14

171/44 Starling, John Henry – Sidestrand – dated 1882 Short Original Will –  wife Sarah Elizabeth, brother Lewis S Starling. Sheet watermarked paper – written on 1 side, signed by John H Starling, witness signatures James K Frost & Hartnell J Limmer (solrs clerks, Cromer).  £30

171/174 Stebbings, Susan Elizabeth – East Dereham – 1915 Probated copy of Will & Codicil – brothers James W & Franklin Simpson (Bay of Islands, New Zealand), George W Simpson, nephew George K Simpson (Derby), niece Mary A Wilkinson, exor Rev William Wilkinson (Oldham Lancs), friend & companion Mary L Creese. Paper booklet, parchment cover, some pencil notations, dusting, 4 company stamps. £16

160/49 Stebbings, William – East Dereham – 1900 Probated copy of Will – wife Susan E, brothers James Stebbings (Illinois, USA and his sons William & Miles), Miles Stebbings (Michigan), nephew John H Skinner (East Dereham), brother of late wife – Richard Skinner & his children William Stebbings Skinner,  Emma J S Skinner.  Other beneficiaries Mary A Wilkinson,  John Crabtree’s children – Joseph William & Alfred Crabtree & Gracie (w/o Charles Hubbard),  Frank Skinner,  Loui (w/o Ernest C Thomas), servant Harriet Chambers. Refers to a number of lease / freehold properties. 2 large sheets parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Many company stamps on outer which is dusty.  £27

160/97 Stone, Richard Harris – Heigham – 1930 Probated copy of short Will – wife Elizabeth. Paper booklet.  £11

160/60 Strangleman, Elizabeth – Cley next the Sea – 1906 Probated copy of Will – husband George Strangleman (Fakenham). Refers to first un-named husband of Brinton, brother Edward Taylor, sisters Esther Taylor & Mary E Brewitt (widow), her son James E Brewitt. Paper booklet with parchment cover (extreme edge frayed) – written on 3+ sides, 1 bank stamp.  £15

160/87 Strudwick, Harry – Hethersett – 1914 Probated copy of short Will – wife Laura.  Paper booklet with bank stamps & some dusting to cover.  £11

160/84 Stuart, Right Hon James – Carrow Abbey, Norwich – 1913 Probated copy of Will – wife Laura E, brothers Joseph Gordon Stuart,  Alexander,  sister (also aunt) Isabella Stuart, cousin Mary (daughter of Sir Alexander Stuart), brothers & sisters in law Russell J Colman,  Ethel M & Helen C Colman, Florence E & Edward T Boardman,  nephews & nieces include William L & Josephine Stuart, Effie Brander, Kitty B Oldham,  Joan Caroline Boardman. Refers to Marriage + other Settlement, a Burne Jones Tapestry & other specific items.  Paper booklet with several company stamps and  parchment cover.  £17

160/30 Swann, John (the younger) – Norwich – 1890 Probated copy of Will – father John,  mother Eliza,  brothers Harry F,  Arthur R Swann, sisters Sarah S,  Ellen. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, some dusting.    £18

160/66 Tallent, Eliza (spinster) – Heigham – 1908 Probated copy of Will – child Florence Loftus Tallent. Paper booklet with parchment cover (some dusting).  £13

160/51 Taylor, Charlotte Heyhoe  – Mattishall – died 1887 2nd Letters of Administration  issued to Charlotte Heyhoe (w/o Rev Richard Warcup Pitt) -original had been granted to Charlotte’s husband George, who’d died. Paper with wafer seal attached. Small split in fold, not affecting text – outer dusty.  £5

65/35 Taylor,  Fred – Geldeston – 1911 – charged with being drunk, at Beccles, Suffolk. Sworn declaration for proceedings on printed paper form with typed entries & on reverse, details of costs, fine (prison sentence in case of default of payment).  Declaration made & signed by John Newsom, Superintendent of Police & T Wilson  J P .    £9

160/14 Taylor, John Oddin – Norwich – 1874 Certified copy of Will – wife Elizabeth, sons John Odin H Taylor & Frederic Oddin Taylor, daughters not named. Trustees include Francis Oddin Taylor (Winfarthing) & Frank Oddin Taylor (Thuxton). Refers to various Estates – at Hardingham, Hingham, Attleborough, Gt. Ellingham,  partnership with elder son & entitlement to advowson etc of Rectory of Thunton(?). 16 page paper booklet typed on 12+ sides with embossed Probate seals & signature of registrar – copy made 1915. Slight dusting to cover sheets.   £14

160/16 Taylor, Maria – Easton – died 1875 Letters of Administration – husband Thomas W Garrett Taylor survived her, but died without taking out Letters of Administration which were granted to one of his Exors in 1911. Pre-printed watermarked paper document with manuscript details, embossed stamp of Probate Division of High Court.  £5

160/69 Taylor, Bessie – Norwich & Saxlingham – 1910 Probated copy of Will – husband Edwin H Taylor. Paper booklet with parchment cover, 1 company stamp (some dusting).  £12

171/153 Terry, Edwin – Heigham – 1910 Probated copy of Will – wife Elizabeth, children Charles E, Jessie M,  Alice L,  Lizzie Terry, grandaughters Nellie & Lily Terry. Details of large number of properties. Paper booklet with parchment cover.  £19

160/53 Theobald, John – Norwich – died 1902 Probated copy of Will – son John Thomas, daughters Emily M (w/o William A Miller),  Ellen R (w/o Samuel J J Jarrold),  Lucy P (w/o John Burlingham Johnson).  Paper booklet incorporating grant of Probate – some pencil notes – bank stamp on dusty cover.  £15

171/144 Thirkettle, Matilda – Eaton, Norwich / previously Deal, Kent – 1907 Probated copy of Will – daughters Ellen M,  Florence C,  son Walter Lound Thirkettle. Paper booklet 10 company stamps / some dusting on cover. [see also 171/8 – Will of Edward Thirkettle – Middlesex / Kent]

211/40 Thirtle, John – Norwich – 1839 Probated copy of short Will – wife Elizabeth. Parchment sheet , small damp stain not affecting text, grant of Probate & wafer seal attached. £25

171/88 Thompson, Joseph – Gresham – 1897  Letters of Administration  – son James W Thompson, other children not named.  Small parchment document with wafer seal attached.  £4

171/148 Thurston, John – Wymondham – 1909 Probated copy of Will – wife Harriet,  son John W,  daughter Mary (w/o John H Hall of Norwich), niece Elizabeth Shedden.  Details of land in Wymondham, property in Thorpe. Paper booklet – some dusting, creasing & slight staining, mainly to cover.  £14

171/167 Tice, James – Gresham – dated 1913 Original Will – brother George Tice. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written on part 1 side, signed J Tice, witnessed by A C Elliott & E J Waller ((solrs clerks, Cromer). £22

171/161 Tillyard, Miss Ellen – Brundall, formerly Blofield – 1911 Probated copy of Will & Codicil – late father Robert Tillyard, uncles late Abraham [ his sons Charles,  Kirchever Tillyard],  late Isaac [his daughters Fanny M,  Anna R Tillyard,  Lucy A Cliff],  Charles Kitton / Ketton [ his daughters Alice & Esther], cousin Hannah J (w/o Joseph G Robbins of Brondesbury, Middx – an Exor), nephews Robert J,  Godfrey E,  Frederick E (Worthing) & Sidney J Tillyard (Norwich – an Exor). Note of High Court action re validity. Paper booklet. Together with 3 letters (1938), one signed by Charlie J Tillyard (Sidcup, Kent), which contain further family information, including deaths of exors and of Robin J Tillyard (Canberra, Australia).  £24

118/57 Todd, Robert – Roughton – 1886 Probated copy of Will – wife Sarah A. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £16

160/79 Tuddenham, Henry – Heigham, Norwich – 1912 Probated copy of Will – children George, Elizabeth (w/o Arthur Death), Ann (w/o Frederick Sole), Arthur Tuddenham, Susan (w/o Godfrey Gerard). Refers to 6 freehold houses owned. Paper – booklet.  £16

171/115 Tuddenham, Robert – Aylsham – 1901 Probated copy of short Will – sons John Henry, Alexander R Tuddenham. Paper booklet, wafer seal attached, some dusting to cover.  £14

171/158 Tuddenham, Robert Charles – Heigham, formerly Norwich – 1912 Probated copy of Will – wife Rosanna A, children not named. Memo of 1938 detailing disposal of properties in St. Margaret’s St. to Sidney H Hines. Paper booklet with bank stamp.  £14

171/163 Turner, Henry – Norwich – 1913 Probated copy of short Will – wife Hannah. Paper booklet. £11

171/159 Utting, Mary Ann – Brooke – 1911 Probated copy of short Will – son Walter J Utting – paper with some dusting, especially to cover.  £9

171/192 Viney, Miss Mary Ann – Sidestrand – 1918 Probated copy of Will – nephews Charlie & Reginald T Viney, Frank Carpenter, Alburn & Frederick Garton, nieces Eliza Mould, Annie & Mary A Barnes, Clara Harris, Annie Rawlins, nephews’ widows Mrs William Garton, Mrs George Gower, gt nieces Maud Waters, Mabel Gower. (Maria Broadway was exec – see 171/202 above). Paper booklet 1 bank stamp. £16

171/20 Wade, William – Thorpe, Norwich – 1869 Probated copy of Will – wife Mary, sons Israel M Wade (Upper Holloway) & William Wade (Wharton St, London). Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Together with a) William’s Death certificate prepared in 1869 & initialled over a penny lilac stamp,  b) Inland Revenue Succession Duty Return in respect of cottage inherited by Israel, showing his date of birth & signed by William Wade,  c) a small plan showing location of the cottage at Spitalfields Thorpe.  £45

160/70 Wale, Thomas David – Briston – 1911 Probated copy of Will – infant son David, friends James Rant (Norwich) & Emily A Wren (Baker St, London) were the beneficiaries in the event of son’s death. Paper booklet with parchment cover (some dusting).  £13

98/99 Walker, Frances Maria, widow – Cromer – 1873 Probated copy of Will – sister Anna E Earle. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £15

118/64 Waller, Thomas – Hindolvestone – 1889 Letters of Administration – died intestate – sister Eliza Holsey.  Small parchment document  – wafer seal attached.  £4

67/96 Ward, Mr.? – Salhouse – 1799 Calculation of the Income and Deductions for Income Tax purposes of Mr. Ward (Salhouse). Mentions 2 sons – Robert Ward & William Ward and 3 un-named daughters. Refers to  income from Farm at Walcott and other farms  – occupied by John Spencer, Ambrose Harrison, Willm. Garrod and Mary Holsworth, also cottages occupied by Maria Trappet and Huett / Hewitt. Details of other income including that as Lt. Colonel.  2 small sheets paper approx. 6½”x 8″ and 9½”x 8″.   £22

67/95 Ward and Holt, Margaret – late 18th or early 19th century [purchased with other Suffolk & Norfolk papers] Short notes relating to the Administration of a Trust Settlement for the benefit of Mrs Margaret Holt and the (un-named) son she had by the late Mr. Ward, whom she’d married. Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 & written on 1 side, with some small holes, not affecting text. The document is not dated, but the watermark includes the initials “G R” [George Rex, for King George].  £8

90/15 Ward, Amelia widow – Salhouse – dated 1801  Obligation Bond given by Amelia to her son Robert Ward (Liskeard, Cornwall) re a sum of money to be paid to him after her death. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written 1 side with ink & embossed duty stamps. Signed / sealed by Amelia, witnessed by Tho Blake & Tho Blake jnr. Minor holes in some folds.  £37

67/93 Ward, Mrs – 1812 / 13 Two similar  manuscript maps noted “Salhouse Estate” and “Plans of J. Redgrave’s and W. Marshall’s occupations 1812 & 1813”.  They show roads, the church, fields and field numbers, but don’t actually identify the village concerned – but it would appear to relate to Salhouse. Most of the land was probably occupied by J. Redgrave, as on each map 1 field is shown as occupied by W. Marshall, and 1 by “Mrs. Ward” [see Norfolk Wills page 90/15]. On 1 plan, 2 fields “The Long Pightle” & “The Bell Piece” are noted “Mr. Brooke”.  2 sheets of paper watermarked 1811, each approx. 8¼” x 15½”, pinned together – slight dusting & creasing & several very minor tears to edges.  £18

67/90 Ward, Richard – Salhouse – 1844 Declaration by Richard Bohun (Beccles) that monies advanced by himself on Mortgage to Richard Ward (Salhouse) belonged to the estate of late Robert Ward (Salhouse).  Sheet of watermarked paper written 1 side, signed Richd. Bohun.  £15

98/90 Warrington, Miss Susan – Heigham, Norwich – 1858 Probated copy of Will – beneficiaries – Mary Dunt?,  Hannah Starling,  Esther K?/ Scottow,  George & Elizabeth Wright, Susan E Ulph,  Henry Wright (Kettlestone), also many friends & charities. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £18

171/30 Waters, John – Plumstead Parva – 1869 Probated copy of Will – wife Mary, children  Ann,  John,  Charles,  William PlumsteadSarah Symons (Gillingham),  brother Richard Waters (Blofield). Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £25

171/162 Watts, Miss Ellen – Norwich – 1912 Letters of Administration with copy of short Will – sisters Sarah E (w/o Joseph J Beck), Agnes J (w/o John  Howes)- all Norwich, niece Belle Cooper. Paper booklet with bank stamps.  £12

118/73 Watts, Maria – Heigham – 1893 Letters of Administration – husband Arthur, mother Mary A Fitt.  Small printed parchment document with manuscript insertions – wafer seal attached.  Some dusting to reverse. [see also 118/75 – Fitt]  £5

160/61 Webb, William – Norwich – 1906 Probated copy of Will – late son Benjamin Webb, daughters Lucy A, Emma Legerton,  Mary A (w/o John S Betts, Heigham), grandchildren Edith M (w/o Albert E Mallett), Emma Elizabeth (w/o Ernest W Smith),  Mary A Webb. Paper booklet with bank stamp on dusty cover.  £16

171/145 Wells, Edward Henry – Northrepps – 1908 Letters of Administration – widow Rachel Appleton Wells. Paper – bank stamp.  £3

160/29 Wells, Miss Frances Elizabeth – Eaton, Norwich – 1889 Probated copy of Will – brothers Samuel,  Charles F Wells, sisters Anne Bird, Sarah Silcock,  nephew Samuel Wells Bird (West Beckham), nieces Agnes A Dixon,  Frances E Bird,  cousin Charles Christmas Fuller (North Walsham). Several other bequests to include Emma & Harriett Watson (Gt Yarmouth). 2 properties – Eaton & Holt (occupied by Miss Cooper & Mrs Lowe). Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached. Some pencil notes to margin & slight dusting to outer, which is noted that it was produced as evidence in Court Cases in which Executors were claimants as creditors.  [see above also 98/102 Fuller, 118/56 Gates]  £22

160/64 Whiting, George John – Norwich – died 1906 Probated copy of Will – wife Emma (also refers to 1st un-named wife, & her parents portraits), daughters Fanny C & Florence S,  son in law Thomas W Gee (Norwich). Refers to several properties owned. Paper booklet with bank stamps on dusty cover. £17

98/83 Wiggett, Edward – Cromer – 1844 Probated copy of Will – son Edward W (Bury St Edmunds), daughter Maria (Upper Grosvenor St, Middx),  housekeeper Mary A Critoph.  Property in North Walsham.  Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £27

118/30 Wiley, Thomas Randall – Norwich – 1828 Probated copy of Will – son Thomas W,  brother Joseph, sisters Mary A Middleton,  Sarah. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached.   £29

160/63 Wilson, John William – Barford – 1907 Letters of Administration with copy of short Will attached – wife Sarah A, son John W. Paper booklet with some dusting to cover.  £10

160/31 Wilson, William – Coltishall – 1891 Letters of Administration – son (one of the children) William. Small printed parchment document with manuscript insertions – wafer seal attached.  Damage  – hole towards top left hand corner, loss of ‘W’ of William.   £4

160/56 Winter, Oliver – Heigham / Norwich – 1904 Probated copy of short Will – wife Mary A. Paper booklet – dusty cover with 3 company stamps.  £12

171/255 Wiseman, Mrs Sarah Ann – Northrepps – dated 1906 Original Codicil to Will relating to appointment of new Executor & revoking legacy to Mary Ann, daughter of William Wiseman. Sheet watermarked paper, folded in 2, written 1 side. Signed S A Wiseman, witnessed by A C Elliott & B Bane (married woman, Northrepps). Apparently never Proved – envelope marked ‘Revoked’. £13

160/44 Womersley, Joshua – Thorpe – 1899 Probated copy of Will & 3 Codicils – wife Sarah, sons William,  John,  James Napier Womersley,  Harry Edward Womersley, daughters Mina Jane (w/o Alfred J Clark), Susannah Ray,  Katherine M Savory, brother John, niece Sarah Womersley, grandaughters Helen M Womersley,  Winifred H Ray, sister in law Jessie Culley. Sarah J widow of Henry Culley of Costessey also mentioned. Servant – Harriet Osborn. Trusts set up, loan to son in law, mortgage advanced. 3 large sheets parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, small tear in 1st sheet + few words faded in folds,some  dusting to, & company stamps on, outer.   £30

160/58 Woodcock, Joseph John Gresham – Briston – 1905 Letters of Administration – son John G Woodcock – paper with several company stamps & dusting to cover.  £5

160/77 Woodcock, Samuel Jonathan – Norwich – 1912 Probated copy of Will – wife Edith Eliza. Legacies to Dorothy & William Henry (children of William Addison of East Dereham), Marjorie (daughter of Charles F Stubbing of Lowestoft), Marion & Jack (children of Percy Bond of Norwich), Rose & Ernest Bond of Romford, Saskatchewan, Canada,  Patricia (daughter of Morris M Baker of Gorleston),  Beryl (daughter of Douglas Baker of Geraldton, Western Australia), Ivy (daughter of Archibald Reid of Norwich). Paper booklet – cover noted that it was produced in a Court Case.  £14

160/88 Woodhouse, Elizabeth – Norwich, formerly Heigham – 1914 Probated copy of Will – sisters Lucy Woodhouse, Pleasance Roots, Amelia (w/o Frederick Plane),  Susannah Bassham,  brother William Samuel Woodhouse, nieces Eleanor Woodhouse,  Margaret Rand,  Lucy Ledger,  Edith Voss,  friends Kate & Arthur Clarke (Norwich) other beneficiaries include Dolly Rand (Shipley, Yorks). Specific personal bequests made.  Paper booklet – grant subject to special War-time conditions. £17

171/160 Woodhouse, Nehemiah – Northrepps – 1912 Letters of Administration – nephew Stephen Woodhouse. Paper document signed by Chas H Wilkinson (District Registrar), with Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd stamp signed by H A Chappell.   £3

160/22 Woods,  Jonathan – Ketteringham – died 1873 2nd Probated copy of Will granted to remaining Exors in 1880. Original Probate granted to wife Mary A Tawell but she had died. Children referred to but un-named. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, some creasing & dusting to outer.   £16

160/38 Woods,  John– Heigham, Norwich – died 1894 Copy of Will – late wife’s brother Samuel Sheen, daughters Elizabeth Anne (w/o Frank J Chiddick), Alice Duge, grandchildren Charles J Chiddick, also per pencil note  Sidney, Mabel & Hilda Duge, nephew William Woods,  niece Harriet Woods. Present wife Maria Woods, her ‘natural’ daughter Kate Bunting, son George.  Nurse (during long illness) Sarah Sharman. Specific legacies of personal effects, paintings, furniture, utility shares & details of large number of properties in Heigham & elsewhere.  £16

171/242 Woods, William Christopher – Southrepps – dated 1899 Original Will apparently not taken for Probate – – brothers / sisters not named, brother in law Frederick Phillips, other beneficiaries Thomas Edward Bird, Georgina & Ernest Bullen (Roughton). . Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written on 1 side, signed by William Christopher Woods, witnessed by J H R Barnard & G H Pepper (both North Walsham). £22

171/170 Woolnough, William – Cromer 1913 Probated copy of short Will – wife Sophia, daughter Emily. Paper booklet, 2 company stamps on cover. £13

160/23 Wright, Maria – Norwich – 1882 Probated copy of Will – daughters Maria,  Emma,  Georgiana. Parchment – certificate of Probate & wafer seal attached, some dusting to outer.   £17

160/59 Wright, Hannah – Lyng / Haveringland / Wroxham – but she died in Heaton Norris, Lancashire – 1905 Probated copy of Will & 3 Codicils. Refers to Marriage Settlement – late husband Edward Wright, his niece Mary Ann (w/o Thomas V H White & Insurance Policy on his life), their son Ernest W White, niece Alice E Body. Exors – George White (Norwich), George Boddy &  Robert Bod(d)y  (both Haveringland). Paper booklet written on 8 sides – pencil underlining & notes. Several company stamps on dusty cover.  £16

160/43 Youngman, Christopher – Mundesley – died 1899 Letters of Administration with copy of Will attached – wife Annie S, son Charles (wife Hannah), daughter Annie Marie (w/o Francis Withers) – one of her sons Edgar W W F Withers. Details of several properties, wife to live in cottage in Edingthorpe. Beneficiaries include Frederick Turner (Mundesley). Administration granted to Edgar W W F Withers in 1909, the Executors having died before completing administration. 2 sheets watermarked paper, folded in 2 to form 8 page booklet – some dusting to cover.  £17