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Result number 1 - Please quote Reference: 04_DE_SERIES_0251_0500/DE0330 on request slip.

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Title deeds to properties in Medway area, comprising:

Sheepland and Middle Street in Chatham and Gillingham (Rogers, Sutton and Wimble) 1708, 1710 New King’s Head formerly Salutation in High Street, St. Nicholas’ Parish, Rochester (Holwill and Davison) 1723; Naval General Letter of Attorney from William Phillips of Chatham, Shipwright to his wife Susanna Phillips of Chatham, headed by printed copy of seal whose legend reads Pray God preserves our Fleet 1727; probate copy of will of William Phillips of Chatham, shipwright, proved at Rochester Consistory Court 1750; New King’s Head formerly Salutation, Rochester (Hammond and de Vaux) 1783; messuage in east side of High Street, Rochester, St. Nicholas’ Parish (Hall and Booth) 1892; messuage in two dwellings in Sheepland or Middle Street in Gillingham and Chatham (Pott, Phillips and Goss) 1798; messuage in two dwellings in Sheepland or Middle Street in Gillingham and Chatham (Goss and Stone) 1807; Sittingbourne, Hoo St. Werburgh and Rochester, St. Nicholas (Painther, Tucker and Towell) 1818-1819; precept or summons to tenants of Court Baron (Manor) of Twydall 1827; Middle Street, Brompton (Orton & Ford) 1849 (x 2); Dagenham [cf. Dagnam] Farm, Allhallows and Hoo St. Mary (Comport) 1845; probate copy of will of Harriet Ann Allan of Bolton le Moors, Lancashire, widow 1858; house in Middle Street, Brompton, grant of quit rents, Manor of Westcourt (Lawrence and Burchell) 1880; with extracts from Twydall Manorial Court Rolls before or c.1824-c.1827, written on legal bills; and Hawkedon, West Suffolk (Hammond and Firmin/ Firmen) 1706

[See also DE201]

File re-edited by Borough Archivist, Medway Council 3 November 2000.

Date: 1708-1880
Quantity: 1 bundle/21 items
Result number 2 - Please quote Reference: 05_DE_SERIES_0501_0750/DE0712 on request slip.

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Counterpart lease for 12 years
(i) Lieutenant Colonel George William Powlett Bingham CB of Manchester, Lancashire, deputy adjutant general
(ii) William Woodhams the elder of Frindsbury, farmer
Wyborns Farm at High Halstow with 165 acres in High Halstow, Frindsbury and Hoo St. Werburgh

With schedule of fields (named) and acreages.
Rent £252

Date: 30 December 1862
Quantity: 1 sheaf of 4 membranes
Result number 3 - Please quote Reference: 05_DE_SERIES_0501_0750/DE0733 on request slip.

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Records of Messrs. W.E.R. Randall (and City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd.), 23 Railway Street, Chatham, auctioneers, surveyors, valuers and estate agents, comprising mainly clients’ estates papers, viz:

deed bundle for Gainsborough Guest House, St. Margaret’s Banks, 254 High Street, Rochester 1899-1961 (with abstract of title reciting from 1886) parties Bowman, Brockwell, Boys, Cobb, Passby, Randall, Owens, Pearce, Crow & City of Rochester Land and General Investment Company Ltd., with site plan by George E. Bond of Rochester, architect and surveyor, showing abuttals and previous occupiers including Miss Topple and subsequently Miss H.A. Merry (principal), St. Margaret’s Bank School for Girls and Kindergarten, c.1900 (1 bundle);

printed particulars and conditions of sale for and correspondence about Blue Bell [Hill] Farm, Aylesford and neighbouring farms and estates e.g. Preston Hall Estate in Aylesford, Allington, Ditton, Boxley, Hale Farm, Aylesford, 30 acres of underwood at Burham and Aylesford and Cossington Fields Farm in Boxley and Aylesford, with hand-drawn plan of Blue Bell Hill Farm, Aylesford 1897 and tracing inclosure/enclosure plan of fields adjoining Seatons Road and Frith Wood Road, Aylesford, made 1868, and other plans, with family papers of James Peter Walter of Blue Bell [Hill] Farm, Aylesford/Burham Hill, W. Walter of Five Bells Lane, Rochester and Mr. P. Walter of 72 New Road, Chatham; 1868-1920; includes letter from H.A. Alexander, Commanding Engineer (Royal Engineers) of Central Hall, Maidstone, to J. Walter of Frith Farm, Burham, notifying him of impending construction of defence works on his land, 1915 (1 bundle);

testamentary and personal estate papers of Harry F. Tutt of 15 York Road, Rochester/Star Hill, Rochester/177-179 Eastgate, Rochester/54 & 56 High Street, Old Brompton; 1904-1942 (1 bundle);

leases and tenancy agreements pertaining to properties in Haig Avenue, Rochester, nos. 91, 105, 125 151, 1934-1963, parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd., Curtiss and Sons Ltd., Joseph Arthur Wesson, J.A. Steward, Smith & Brown (Brighton [Sussex]) Ltd. & Messrs. J. Durling & Son; 1934-1963 (1 bundle);

bundle of deeds to premises in Wilson Avenue (and Wallace Road), Rochester, nos. 56, 92, 253 & 255 and plot 663, and lock-up garages, parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd., T.C. Harwood Ltd., E.W. Stephens, P. Woolnough, City Way Service Station Ltd., Gerrard Land & Investment Company Ltd., Short Brothers & Harland Ltd., Lockwood, Beard and The Car and Electrical Services Ltd.; 1935-1963 (1 bundle);

bundle of papers pertaining to miscellaneous tenancies in Rochester, e.g. builder’s yard, no.2 estate, City Way 1942; shop in Beatty Road, parties The Gerrard Land and Investment Company Ltd./Parsons 1937; telephone kiosk Beatty Road/City Way 1938; 120 Maidstone Road, parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd., M.E. Lewis & P.A. Reed 1974-1976; nos. 46, 108, 110 Pattens Lane, parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd., Page, Edmonds, Shave, Gilbar Ladies Wear Ltd. 1943-1968; Mill Close 1953; 40 Blaker Avenue, parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd. and George Mason (Chatham) Ltd. 1957; The Den, Nag’s Head Lane, parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd. and Messrs. D.H.R. & N.J. Gray 1954; letter from No.12 Region, National Fire Service, Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, to Messrs. W.E.R. Randall concerning circular steel dam at Grafton Avenue/Gerrard Avenue, 1942 (1 bundle);

leases and Hastings and Thanet Building Society deposit book pertaining to 18 Ravenswood Avenue, Strood 1958-1962, parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd. and Weller (1 bundle);

deeds mainly leases for properties in Chatham High Street, no. 36 parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd. and London and Manchester [Lancashire] Assurance Company Ltd., Marshall, The Provident Clothing and Supply Company Ltd. 1937-1982; no. 67 parties Deeley, Mills, Deacon, People’s Entertainment Society Ltd., Mills, Bellis, City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd., Richards 1947-1979; no. 131 parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd., Brandon, Richards 1959-1973; nos. 167 & 169 parties Messrs. W.E.R. Randall, Messrs. Cavendish Furniture Company Ltd., E.S. Randall, Marks and [or &] Spencer Ltd., 1923-1952; no. 254 parties E.S. Randall & Rochester City Council 1938; no. 173a parties Randall & Kentons Furnishing Stores Ltd. 1966; no. 295 parties Randall, Boyes & Cooper 1972-1980 (1 bundle);

bundle of papers pertaining to miscellaneous tenancies in Chatham, i.e. 37 Railway Street parties Bampton, Lazarus, Crossley, Johnstone 1937, 1949, 1978; Elm Cottage, 7 Manor Road parties Randall, Noel, Parkson Positive (Textile Machinery) Ltd., Ablett, Borley, Speedalink Ltd., 1960-1972 (1 bundle);

bundle of papers pertaining to miscellaneous tenancies in Gillingham, i.e. 97 & 101 High Street, Gillingham parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd., Rose, Chappell, Mearing and Mutter 1936-1965; 16 Arden Street parties Draper & Blow 1923; 54 Layfield Road parties City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd. & Mann 1949 (1 bundle);

bundle of residual staff and estate management papers of Messrs. W.E.R. Randall and City of Rochester Land and (General) Investment Company Ltd. comprising lease of shop in Eythorne, parties Mrs. Catherine Vandersteen & Messrs. Vye & Son 1924; employees’ agreements of John Charles Fowler Knowlden of Cobtrees, Heath Road, Boughton Monchelsea 1961, John Shaul of 6 Albany Road, Rochester 1956 and Charles Edward Eglinton of 50 Bladindon Drive, Bexley 1957; with Westminster Bank cheque book stubs 1940; and Isle of Thanet Building Society paying-in book 1935-1936; various dissociated envelopes (1 bundle).

Re-edited by Borough Archivist 24 August 2000.

Accrual to first deposit, deposited 5 September 2000.

Business correspondence with other firms, contracts and extracts from board minutes, etc 1896-1979 (1 bundle);

Rochester area: Rochester

Conveyance, Gerrard Land and Investment Company Ltd. to Rochester and Chatham Stadium Ltd., land at City Way, Rochester 1933 [-1935] (1 item);

Conveyance and associated papers including site plans and abstract of title reciting from 1904 pertaining to land near north west side of Maidstone Road, Rochester, Watts’ Charity of Rochester to City of Rochester Land and General Investment Company Ltd. 1908-1926 (1 bundle);

Rochester area: Strood

Reconstituted bundle of title deeds, testamentary papers, certificates of redemption of rent charge, abstracts of title and site plans pertaining to various properties in Strood and Frindsbury comprising Cambridge Road, Strood (Shoobridge) 1939; Jersey Road, Strood, plan of plots only 1959; pieces of land at Brompton Lane Field, Strood, including Callicroft (parties Eve, Winch, Thomas Hellyar Foord, J.H. Foord, City of Rochester Land and General Investment Company Ltd., Rush, Stunt, Cobb, Arnold, Hester Prall) 1890-1924; Mill Road, Frindsbury (parties Baker City of Rochester Land and General Investment Company Ltd.) [1900] 1890-1959 (1 bundle);

Reconstituted bundle of title deeds, abstracts of title, correspondence, footpath diversion order (1902) and site plans pertaining to 4 acres near Delce Lane or Road and King Street in St. Margaret’s parish, Rochester, parties City of Rochester Land and General Investment Company Ltd. and J.H. Foord, [1870] 1901-1902 (1 bundle);

Chatham area

Leases to various properties in Chatham comprising 35 High Street Honey to Todd 1934; 171 High Street Randall to Randall 1924 (2 items); 173 High Street Randall to Skiller 1924; 254 High Street Randall to Di Marco 1934; 295 High Street Gamp to Randall 1947; 2 & 2A Railway Street, Chatham Randall to Kendall & Sons Ltd. 1946; Paddock Garages Randall to Watson and Scull Ltd. 1966;

Site plan of freehold building land, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, by J.W. Nash & Son of Rochester, surveyors 1897 (1 item);

Conveyance to land at or near Pattens Lane, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Stigant and Whitfield to Randall 1925 with related abstract of title 1901 each with site plan (2 items plus envelope);

Strood Rural area

Sale particulars, site plans, correspondence and legal opinions pertaining to land at Peartree Lane, Shorne and Higham, parties Childs Trustees Company (trustees of will of 8th. Earl of Darnley) and Sparkes 1955-1958 (1 bundle);

Gillingham area

Land Charges papers pertaining to Woodlands Road (formerly Lane), Gillingham, with site plan, 1935 (1 bundle);

Out-area

Leases to ground floor 113A High Street, Sittingbourne, Randall to Bray, Randall to Rapier Cleaners Ltd. 1929 & 1936 (2 items);

Lease to 40 Biggin Street, Dover, Rubie to Wood 1923 (1 item);

Plan of freehold building land at Queen’s Road and Waghorn Road, Snodland by James W. Nash of Rochester, surveyor c.1900 (1 item);

3 bundles of title deeds to messuage, tenement and grocer’s shop lying on the south side of the Coldred to Eythorne road, Eythorne, parties Sampford, Clay, Usborne, Barton, Makey, Pyner, Spurling, Elwin, West, Weston, Hampshire, Rt. Hon. Frederick George, Earl of Guildford, Tomlin, National Provincial Bank of England Ltd., including schedule of deeds and documents and abstracts of title reciting from 1777, with site plans, 1833-1970 (3 bundles).

Date: 1868-1980
Quantity: See above
Result number 4 - Please quote Reference: 06a_DE_SERIES_1001_1200/DE1038 on request slip.

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Records pertaining to Margaret Elizabeth Lynch (formerly Hardie), teacher successively at Luton Schools, Chatham, Rainham Council Mixed School, Rainham and Grove Road Infants’ School, Grove Road, Chatham and her son Paul Lynch, a pupil at Rainham Council Mixed School, comprising:

typescript extracts of government reports on Grove Road Infants’ School, Chatham for the period 1895-1907, compiled after 1907 (1 sheaf);

teacher’s certificate of Margaret Hardie, teacher at Bolton Haulgh Board School, Lancashire and probationer at Bolton Trinity National School, Lancashire, December 1887 (1 membrane);

testimonial by G.H.E. Stewart, 6 Constitution Road, Chatham, on behalf of Borough of Chatham Education Committee, as to Margaret Hardie’s efficiency at Luton Schools, 8 August 1907 (1p.)

MS copy of testimonial from Harold J. Greenhalgh, headmaster of Rainham School, as to Margaret Lynch, 18 October 1916 (1p.);

MS copy of testimonial from W.H. Wilson, headmaster of Rainham Council Mixed School as to Margaret Lynch, 1 May 1918 (1p.);

MS copy of testimonial from W.J. Smith, headmaster of Rainham Council Mixed School as to Margaret Lynch, 15 July 1921 (1p.);

studio photograph of Margaret Lynch with her baby daughter Margaret, by Thomas E. Howe, 24 High Street, Chatham, 1909 (1 item, mounted on card);

studio photograph of Margaret Lynch with her infant children Paul and Margaret Mary, by Thomas E. Howe, Chatham, c.1911/1912 (1 item, mounted on card);

full length photograph of Margaret Lynch, subject sitting on bench in Boxley churchyard, possibly on occasion of engagement or marriage, c.1907 (1 item, mounted on card);

school exercise book of Paul Lynch, Rainham Council Mixed School 1919-1920 (1 booklet)

[Historical note. Paul Lynch no. 131908 served in Royal Air Force (RAF) Bomber Command as a Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (RAFVR) flying officer (navigator) in which he was killed on 28 July 1943 and is buried at Sage War Cemetery, Lower Saxony, Germany. A printout of his Commonwealth War Graves Commission database entry is included in the depositor file.]


Date: 1887-1921
Quantity: 1 bundle
Result number 5 - Please quote Reference: 06a_DE_SERIES_1001_1200/DE1049 on request slip.

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Records transferred by Community Librarian, Gillingham Library, High Street, Gillingham, Libraries, Information and Museum Service, Leisure Division, Education and Leisure Directorate, Medway Council of varying or unknown provenance, mainly collected by Norman Tomlinson, Gillingham Borough Librarian before c.1973, some possibly previously from Gillingham Borough Museum [cf. Woodlands Museum], Woodlands House, 48 Woodlands Road, Gillingham (closed in 1956), comprising:

Printed and MS material deposited by Mrs. Emily B. Robinson, widow of former councillor Engineer Lieutenant Commander Lumley Robinson, Royal Navy, inventor of the Jubilee Worm Drive Clip, of 21 Balmoral Road, Gillingham, comprising correspondence relative to the relief of the victims of the Firemen’s Wedding Tragedy in Gillingham Park [1929] 1930s-1940s, correspondence and newscuttings relative war years and Mrs. Robinson’s wartime activities including ration books and Spitfire Fund 1940s, Cllr. Robinson’s year book and leather cover 1931 and printed booklets and postcards commemorative of Gillingham municipal life c.1903-c.1953 (1 bundle);

records of Gillingham Arts Council comprising accounts, correspondence, minutes, news sheets, booklet entitled The Arts in the Medway Towns published by Gillingham Arts Council 1955 and correspondence pertaining, 1950-1965 (1 bundle) *;

records of Medway Arts Council (successor to Gillingham Arts Council) comprising newsletter Headway Special: The Arts in the Local Community, correspondence and minutes 1966-1969 (1 bundle) *;

[* see also Records of Rochester Arts Society (minutes) 1948-1958, Medway Theatre Guild c.1950s and Northgate Society, Rochester 1971 (DE53/2)]

printed orders of ceremony, orders of proceedings and souvenir brochures for admissions to freedom of the borough of Gillingham, recipients comprising Rev. Walter W. Blocksidge 1925, Franklin Coles Boucher 1932, HMS Pembroke 1955, Aldermen A.M. Davenport and A.W. Tapp 1936, George C. Swain 1939, Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Tovey 1945, Corps of Royal Engineers 1953 and Frederick F.A. Burden 1971, with photograph of testimonial to Tovey 1945, photographs of Burden’s freedom ceremony 1971; invitation cards 1953 and 1971 (1 bundle);

Miss Hilda Jacobs of 113 Richmond Road, Gillingham, confectioner’s bequest comprising records of career of her uncle Charles Edwin Jacobs (1858-1949) of Portsmouth, Hampshire, London, Liverpool, Lancashire, 4 Fairfield Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and 20 Camden Road, Gillingham, as sea-going dockyard craftsman based at HM Dockyard, Portsmouth, Hampshire 1879-1884 and Assistant Warder, HM Convict Prisons Service, serving firstly at HM Convict Prison, Chatham from 1884 [-1893] and then at HM Prison, Borstal [1893-] until 1899 (1 bundle/15 items), with photographs of HM Convict Prison, Chatham c.1884 (2 items), photograph of subject as able seaman in sailor’s suit and sennet hat c.1884, two photographs believed of subject at tobacconist’s shop at 4 Fairfield Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey c.1920 (2 items), head and shoulders studio photograph of subject in prison warder’s uniform c.1884, group photograph of soldiers in 1907 pattern service dress, badged Royal Engineers, possibly Volunteer Training Corps (VTC) at a location possibly in east Kent, subject believed front row, far left c.1915 x c.1918 (1 item); bills from A. Jabez Whitehead, 197-199 High Street, Chatham, general furnishing warehouseman, to Jacobs 1889 (2pp.); St. Luke’s Parish Church, Gillingham, magazine reporting burial of Jacobs May 1949 (1 item); backing board from framed photograph addressed to a Mr. Jacobs, Richmond Road, Gillingham (1 item, wood);
1878-1949 (1 box)

[See M8 for photocopies];

[Believed bequeathed to Gillingham Borough Council 1973]

watercolours, pastels and lino and wood cuts of subjects comprising still lifes, landscapes, portraits and rabbits (for Japanese New Year and Year of the Rabbit 1963), by named pupils of varying ages of Yokosuka Otsu High School, Yokosuka, Japan, endorsed with messages and inscriptions in English and Japanese, for exhibition mounted at Gillingham Library, High Street, Gillingham, attended by Mr. Tanaka, Second Secretary of the General Affairs Section, Japanese Embassy, London, with accompanying correspondence between Norman Tomlinson, Borough Librarian and Alderman Freddie Cooper, Mayor, 1963 (1 box);

printed orders of proceedings for elections of mayors and annual council meetings, Gillingham Borough Council, 1952-1972 (4 packets);
declarations and oaths of mayors and deputy mayors on acceptance of office 1903-1962 (1 bundle);
commemorative brochures for banquet celebrating Golden Jubilee of incorporation of borough of Gillingham, Central Hotel, Gillingham, 1953 (1 bundle);
order of proceedings or itinerary for beating the bounds or perambulating the boundary of the borough of Gillingham 1953;
souvenir programme for opening of Municipal Buildings, Canterbury Street, Gillingham 1937 (1 booklet);
luncheon menu on occasion of opening of Municipal Buildings 1937 (1 item);
menu and programme for mayoral banquet 1924 (1 item);
programmes for mayoral reception and dance at Woodlands School Hall, Gillingham 1932-1933 (2 items);
menu and programme for civic dinner on occasion of disbandment of Gillingham Borough Council 1998 (1 item);
invitation cards for municipal occasions 1937-1971 (4 items);
Borough of Gillingham Corporation Act 1944 (1 item);
Christmas card from councillor George Smith, mayor and councillor Mrs. Diana Smith, mayoress 1997 (3 items, duplicates);
letter from G.W. Burrans of Fareham, Hampshire to Peter Emery, Gillingham Library about Rouse family of Gillingham and Edith K. Rouse fl. 1920, 1995 (3pp.);
character reference for Edith K. Rouse from Alderman G.C. Swain, mayor of Gillingham, c.1909-c.1910 (1p.);
programme for Gillingham Borough’s final year 1997-1998 entitled Gillingham Celebrates;
leaflet advertising borough warden service c.1990 (1 item);
enamelled lapel badge bearing coat of arms of Gillingham Borough Council c.1950 (1 item)

Photocopies (except for endorsements) of the records, mainly correspondence, of the Hamlet, Vill or Limb of Grange (or Grench) in Gillingham in the Cinque Port of Hastings, Sussex, kept at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, as supplied by the Town Clerk of Hastings to Norman Tomlinson, Borough Librarian of Gillingham, originals dated 1733 (appointment of deputy mayor) and correspondence discussing Hastings Arms, formerly Duke’s Head, county rate and overseers of the poor 1826-1858 (2 bundles), facsimiled 1963, with correspondence between Town Clerk of Hastings and Borough Librarian of Gillingham pertaining 1962-1963 (1 sheaf)

[For the list of these records as compiled for the National Register of Archives by the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, see the non-deposited records finding aid in public searchroom];

[See also DE513 and the records of North Aylesford Petty Sessions (PS/NA)]

[For previous deposits of records from the Gillingham Library archives room see DE4 (P185/12/2), DE5, DE12, DE15 (N/M5 and 46S), DE16 (32E), DE510, DE511, DE512, DE513, DE514, DE515, DE640, DE828, DE1033 and DE1035]

File updated by Borough Archivist 26 January 2006


Date: [1733] 1878-1998
Quantity: As above
Result number 6 - Please quote Reference: 06a_DE_SERIES_1001_1200/DE1189 on request slip.

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MS items of varying provenance transferred from the Local Studies Unit, Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre, comprising:

 

Additional Hogg MSS: notebook compiled by P. Fitzgerald Hogg of 136 Palmerston Road, Chatham, antiquarian, containing list of Army officers and chaplains stationed in the Isle of Grain and vicinity during the Great War (1914-1918), arranged by regiment and giving rank, surname, initials and remarks as to movements, home addresses and whether killed or wounded in action, with some photographs and newscuttings; notes and newscuttings pertaining to Grain Martello Tower and other forts in and around the River Medway, the buildings of HM Dockyard, Chatham and the military and social history Sheerness and the Isle of Sheppey, with printed map of the Isle of Sheppey printed by W. Cole, Times Office, Sheerness. Compiled c.1914-c.1949, contents dated c.1874-c.1949 (1 volume)

[Formerly held at Chatham Library ref. KF/940; see also DE292, DE303, DE346 and DE1182]

Letter from W.S. Burton, Rosside House, Ulverston, Lancashire, a major in the Army Reserve, to his Aunt Laura, discussing the repair of a picture damaged at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, family proprietorships in Gillingham, history, land use and housing in the manor of West Court in Gillingham, the Royal Marines garrison in Chatham and mentioning members of Arnold, Dawes, Baker, Day and Downton families

15 May 1914

(2 items, paper)

[Formerly at Rochester Library ref GIL914]

 

Printed notice entitled By the Queen a Proclamation for the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue, and for the preventing and punishing of Vice, Profaneness, and Immorality

1 broadsheet

1837

 

Audio magnetic recording tape of speeches at opening of Rainham Library

29 March 1961

1 reel and box

[Formerly at Gillingham Library ref. MG433(LIB)]

 

School records of Needham family of Oldham, Lancashire and Gillingham, comprising Oldham School Board child’s school book (attendance and progress record) of Frederick Needham of 8 Roundthorn Road, Oldham, Lancashire 1879-1886 (1 booklet) and fortnightly and termly progress reports for Alfred Needham at Richmond Road Boys’ School, Gillingham 1918-1925 (1 bundle/20 items)

Date: 1874-1961
Quantity: As above
Result number 7 - Please quote Reference: 06_DE_SERIES_0751_1000/DE0911 on request slip.

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Additional records of HM Customs and Excise for the Port of Rochester, deposited by Knowledge Services Unit, Library Services, HM Customs and Excise, 4th. Floor West, Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street, Salford, Lancashire, via Senior Research Archivist, Centre for Kentish Studies, Sessions House, County Hall, County Road, Maidstone, comprising:

List of names of Royal Navy mates serving as chief officers of coastguard stations (in south of England and Ireland), giving names, stations and ports and remarks, 7 July 1842 (1p.);
Facsimile site plan, elevation and plan of proposed Waterguard Office, Customs and Excise, Port of Rochester, Canal Road, Strood, prepared by Ministry of Works, Forest Road, Tunbridge Wells, 20 June 1945 (1p.);
Facsimile plan, section and elevation of Customs and Excise Office, Port of Rochester, Canal Road, Strood, as revised 23 November 1946 (1p.);
Discharge certificate issued by Melville Hospital for Seamen and Marines [alias Chatham Hospital or Royal Hospital, Chatham], Chatham [cf. Brompton] in respect of Daniel Collins, commissioned boatman of HM Coastguard, Cliffe Creek, on completion of treatment for haemoptysis, 1850 (1p.);
Statement of particulars of trade and business at port of Rochester1877-1880 with letter from P. [?] Costello [?], collector at Rochester, asking for increase in salary, annotated with refusal 1881 (2pp.);
Correspondence pertaining to claim by Richard Coveney, examining officer, for removal expenses in removing from Lowestoft, Suffolk to Rochester 1868 (9 items);
Correspondence between Comptroller of Rochester Custom House, Long Room Branch, Assistant Secretary’s Branch and Captains of HMS Cambridge (1840), HMS Wanderer (1840), HMS Horatio (1852), Customs offices at Plymouth, Devon and Portsmouth, Hampshire and Edward Winch of Rochester (1852) pertaining to duty, Drawback and supply of wine and brandy to Royal Navy at Woolwich and Sheerness 1838-1852 (14 items)

[For previous deposit see DE829]

Date: 1838-1946
Quantity: 1 bundle
Result number 8 - Please quote Reference: DRc_Dean_and_Chapter_of_Rochester_Cathedral_1541_1994/DRc_Ele_003 on request slip.

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Dean and Chapter of Rochester: estate leases, related documents and purchases of new estates 1576-1861

Aylesford Parsonage with St. Blaise Wood: Blaise Wood only

St. Blaise Wood

Licence to alienate Chapel Wood alias St. Blaise Wood (242 acres 2 roods 12 perches).

Lessee: Formerly Peter Sinclair of Bolton le Moors, Lancashire, gentleman, but premises now legally vested in William John Bankes of Kingston Hall, Dorset, Esq.

Alienees: Henry, Lord Farnham, Hon. Robert Jocelyn called Lord Viscount Jocelyn, and Hon. and Rev. Sir Francis Faurs Stapleton of Mereworth, Clerk.
Date: 8 July 1845
Quantity: 1 membrane with pendant wafer seal


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Dean and Chapter of Rochester

Estate records

The Fabric of the Cathedral 1875-1900

Papers and correspondence relating to the restoration of the cathedral 1871-1892 and the raising of funds for the operation 1891.

* Letter and papers with advertisements about the provision of a lighting conductor for the cathedral and on straightening chimneys from Joseph Ball, Chimney Restorer and Lightning Conductor Manufacturer, York Castle, Oldham, Lancashire.

Date: 23 December 1891
Quantity: 5 items (paper)
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Dean and Chapter of Rochester

Estate records

Repair and Maintenance

Property Repairs 1710-1912 (DRc/Emp 1-39)

St. Mary's Church, Chatham 1832, 1863 (DRc/Emp 13/1-13) Newspaper cutting from Maidstone & Kentish Journal, Rochester & Chatham Journal & South Eastern Advertiser of a speech by A.J.B. Beresford Hope at a Church Congress in Manchester, Lancashire on 13 October 1863 on Church Architecture in the Church of England. Also reply by John Elliott of Southampton, Hampshire.

Date: 3 November 1863
Quantity: 1 item (paper)
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Dean and Chapter of Rochester   Finance records: Treasurers' books (DRc/FTb )

 

 

Giving lists of names and signatures of recipients arranged under headings as per cathedral officers, canons, prebends, choristers, paupers [beadsmen?] and pupils of the Cathedral Grammar School.

 

Treasurer's book - Daniel Hill for John Grant.

 

Includes expenses: given to the militia soldiers, when they brought in their arms, two shillings to drink the king's health, 1 January 1701

 

Includes 1s alms given to John Joyce master of a ship, whose ship was burnt, 14 December 1700

 

Includes 6d alms given to a poor boy cast away in coming from New England [America], 8 January 1701

 

Includes 1s alms given to a poor soldier whose wife fell in labour as they were travelling home, 12 January 1701

 

Includes 1s 6d alms given to a poor soldier travelling to Manchester [Lancashire] with his wife and child, 21 January 1701

 

Includes 6d alms given to a poor Dutchman [cf. Holland/Netherlands] cast away upon the Goodwin (Godwin) Sands, 27 February 1701 Includes 1s given to one [-] Gordon and Abraham Shrimpton, seamen, 29 March 1701

 

Includes 1s alms given to a poor Dane [cf. Denmark], 2 April 1701

 

Includes 2s 6d alms given to goodwife Giles towards repairing the loss she had of 2 horses, 20 June 1701

 

Includes 1s alms given to a poor woman big with child who had her pack taken from her, and her husband pressed to sea, 21 June 1701

 

Includes 6d alms given to George Robinson, a poor disabled soldier, 21 June 1701

 

Includes 1s alms given to several persons shipwrecked, coming from the West Indies, 28 June 1701

 

Includes 1s alms given to several Guernsey seamen that were cast away, 2 October 1701

 

Includes 10s alms given by order of the chapter, to Monsieur Bontemps, a French [cf. France] refugee, cast away upon the coast of Scotland, with his wife great with child, 27 November 1701

 

Includes 5s alms given to one Mrs. Julian Fincher, wife to a merchant taken prisoner by the Sally * [cf. Algiers, Algeria, Barbary, Africa] pirates, and left with six children, 6 December 1701

 

[* Sally was a contemporary name for the port of Algiers]

 

Latin and English.

Date: 1700-1701
Quantity: 1 volume
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Dean and Chapter of Rochester   Finance records: Treasurers' books (DRc/FTb )

  Giving lists of names and signatures of recipients arranged under headings as per cathedral officers, canons, prebends, choristers, paupers [beadsmen?] and pupils of the Cathedral Grammar School.

  Treasurer's book - Daniel Hill for F. D. de Breval [cf. Brevall]

 Includes expenses: paid the ringers, by the hands of Stephen Huggins, verger, forty shillings for ringing 3 days, viz. when the Duke of Marlborough came through the town, from the campaign [in Flanders, France/Belgium]; the thanksgiving day being the 31 December; and the queen's birthday, 8 February 1707

 

Includes expenses: five guineas to Mr. Brooks, Town Clerk, to be distributed among the officers of the court, upon the Corporation's giving the dean and prebendaries their Freedom, 28 June 1707

 

Includes 3s alms given to a poor old woman of New England [cf. America], seemingly a great object of charity, December 1706

 

Includes 5s alms given to Stephen Acus of Paul's Cray, a great sufferer by fire, 3 February 1707

 

Includes given to Mr. Richard Williams, rector of Shoulden (Sholden) in Kent, a great sufferer by fire, ten shillings, 14 February 1707

 

Includes 2s alms given to 2 poor women that had been taken by a French [cf. France] privateer, and set on shore at Liverpool (Lever-pool) [Lancashire], 6 May 1707

 

Includes £2 alms given to Mr. John Stephenson, a sea chaplain, 6 May 1707

 

Includes 10s alms given to the prisoners under the Town Hall [cf. Guildhall] (by order of the chapter), 28 June 1707

 

Includes 2s 6d alms given to one John Moore of Northill (Northil) in Bedfordshire in a very necessitous condition, 2 July 1707

 

Includes 1s alms given to several seamen that had been prisoners in France and set on shore at Weymouth [Dorset], 23 July 1707

 

Includes 1s alms given to a poor scholar that pretended he was deaf and dumb, 23 September 1707

 

Includes 1s alms given to a poor man that had his tongue cut out by a French [cf. France] privateer, 26 September 1707

 

Includes 6d alms given to one Grigsby, a poor fellow of St. Margaret's Parish, 24 October 1707

 

Includes alms given to discharged, old, laim, shipwrecked and sick soldiers and seamen, passim

 

Latin and English.

Date: 1706-1707
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Dean and Chapter of Rochester   Finance records: Treasurers' books (DRc/FTb )

 

  Giving lists of names and signatures of recipients arranged under headings as per cathedral officers, canons, prebends, choristers, paupers [beadsmen?] and pupils of the Cathedral Grammar School.

 

Treasurer's book - Edmund Barrell

 

Includes 6d alms given to a poor outlandish man, 4 January 1715

 

Includes 6d alms given to Thomas Brown and William Cannon with a pass from Kings Weston (Kings Wesen) in Gloucestershire, 13 January 1715

 

Includes 5s alms given to Monsieur le Marquis de Vignacourt Franconville and to Robert de Valois de Rouen in Normandy (Normandie) [France], 28 January 1715

 

Includes 5s alms given to James Baker vicar of Kilsby in Northamptonshire, 31 January 1715

 

Includes 6d alms given to John Old, that had been a schoolmaster at sea, 31 January 1715

 

Includes 6d alms given to Milicent Lucy, daughter of Sir Richard Lucy, Bt., 4 February 1715

 

Includes 2s alms given to one David Blank a poor Hamburger (Hamburgher) [cf. Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany] cast away on the back of the Isle of Wight [Hampshire], 8 February 1715

 

Includes 6d alms giben to one Isabella Gibson with a pass from Stockton on Tees (Stocton upon Tees) [County Durham], 16 February 1715

 

Includes 1s 6d alms given to Edward Crooms and Robert MacDonnel [cf. MacDonnell, McDonnel, McDonnell], and Richard Pembrook [cf. Pembroke] with passes from Dublin [Ireland], 19 February 1715

 

Includes alms given to James Smith and James Collins, soldiers from Port Mahon [Minorca, cf. Spain, Mediterranean], February - March 1715

 

Includes 2s alms given to Robert Evans, Samuel Dixson [cf. Dixon] and 6 other poor seamen that had been taken by pirates, and were in a very poor condition, with a pass from Wells [next the Sea] in Norfolk, 1 March 1715

 

Includes 6d alms given to John Stone with a pass from Norfolk; wherein several others are named, viz. Richard Gray [cf. Grey], Sarah Long, etc., 25 March 1715

 

Includes 5s alms given to the prisoners in Mr. Rook [cf. Rooke]'s prison, 16 April 1715

 

Includes 1s alms gven to one John Fiske [cf. Fisk] in the parish of Cratfield (Cratsfield) in the county of Suffolk, a poor tradesman, 18 April 1715

 

Includes 3s alms given to Richard Daws [cf. Dawes] of the parish of Brading (Braden) in the Isle of Wight [Hampshire] forced to abscond for debt, 30 April 1715

 

Includes 1s alms given to a poor woman that broke her arm with a fall from a cherry tree, 21 June 1715

 

Includes £1 alms given (by order of the chapter) to James Wybarn [cf. Wilbor, Wilbore, Wylbore, Wybore, Wylbor, Wybarnes, Wyrbarne, Wyborn, Wyborne, Wybor, Wybon, Wiborne, Wibarn, Wildbore], a bricklayer, who had been a long time disabled from working by a fall from a house, 20 July 1715

 

Includes 6d alms given to a poor Flandrican [cf. Fleming; Flanders, Belgium, France], 21 July 1715

 

Includes 1s alms given to Thomas and Nicholas Heathcock, cast away in their passage from New England [cf. America] and set on shore here, 13 August 1715

 

Includes 2s 6d alms given to Mary Smith and Ann Atkins of East Claydon (East Clayton) in the county of Buckinghamshire, great sufferers by fire, 16 August 1715

 

Includes 6d alms given to Simon Fisher etc. with a pass from Leghorn [cf. Livorno, Tuscany, Italy], 16 August 1715

 

Includes 2s 6d alms given to one Maurice Jones a soldier, bachelor of arts, formerly of Jesus College in Oxford [Oxfordshire], 27 August 1715

 

Includes 1s alms given to Hermannus Wisher Osnabruga-Westphalus [sic] [cf. Osnabruck, Westphalia, Germany], 18 October 1715

 

Includes 2s alms given to one John Pratt a poor broken tradesman of the parish of Boston in the county of Lincoln [cf. Lincolnshire], 10 December 1715

 

Includes 5s alms given to one Jonathan Oakhill, who had his house burnt at Preston [Lancashire] by the rebels [cf. Jacobites], 10 December 1715

 

Includes alms given to discharged, disbanded, blind, maimed, poor and sick soldiers and seamen, passim

 

Latin and English.

 

File updated by Borough Archivist 15 November 2001.

Date: 1714-1715
Quantity: 1 booklet
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Dean and Chapter of Rochester

Finance records: treasurer

Treasurers' books 1548-1913 (DRc/FTb 1-243)

Each book is as a general rule divided up as follows: salaries paid to the Dean, prebendaries, minor canons, lay readers, choirmaster, organist, choristers, King's scholars, officers, stewards, counsellor, bailiff, and other church officers; the royal subsidy and annuity; pensions to the clergy; episcopal fees (exenia); alms; reparations to the fabric of the cathedral; exhibitions for King's scholars; expenses at law: extraordinary expenses and highway repair; necessaries; wood for fuel; carriage; and other items.

Giving lists of names and signatures of recipients arranged under headings as per cathedral officers, canons, prebends, choristers, paupers [beadsmen?] and pupils of the Cathedral Grammar School.

Treasurer's book - Daniel Hill.

Includes expenses for the restoration of the cathedral (p.43)

Includes 6d alms given to William Finch, who had the ship he was in, burnt by the pirates, 22 December 1717

Includes 1s 6d alms given to Mary Nottage of Chelmsford in Essex, who (as she made oath before Mr. Recorder Barrell) was robbed of 7 guineas and four crowns in silver upon Gadshill [Higham], stripped of her clothes and carried into a wood, 5 January 1718

Includes 6d alms given to John Busard, a soldier with a pass for Switzerland (Swizzerland), 20 January 1718

Includes 1s alms given to Simon and Mary Peakard [cf. Piccard?], going to their friends at Heidelberg in the Palatinate [Germany], 23 January 1718

Includes 10s alms given to William Whitehead and John Rusdeane, great sufferers by the [Jacobite] rebels at Preston [Lancashire], 29 January 1718

Includes 2s 6d alms given to Angelus Maria Venucius, a Florentine [cf. Florence/Firenze, Tuscany, Italy], doctor of physick and a convert from the Church of Rome, 5 April 1718

Includes 1s alms given to David Bucket a poor Hamburger (Hamburgher) [cf. Hamburg, Schleswig Holstein, Germany], 10 May 1718

Includes 6d alms given to a poor flat-nosed fellow of Dr. Grant's sending, 13 May 1718

Includes 5s alms given to Samuel Mercator in a condition that rendered him a great object of charity, 20 May 1718

Includes 1s alms given to Cara Mustapha a Turk with a pass from the Honourable Joseph Addison Esq., 17 June 1718

Includes 1s alms given to another Cara Mustapha and Mahomet that had both been slaves in Spain, 20 June 1718

Includes 1s alms given to Hieronymo Bogganio and Josepho Genochio 2 Algerine [cf. Algiers, Sally, Algeria, Barbary, Africa] slaves, 2 July 1718

Includes 1s alms given to Bartholomeus Boggianus and Petrus Signaigus, 2 other Algerine slaves, 2 July 1718

Includes 2s 6d alms given to Thomas Wilks [cf. Wilkes] and Thomas Wilson of the parish of Bramfield in the county of Suffolk, sufferers by the inundation of the sea, 26 July 1718

Includes 6d alms given to Patrick Lambe a poor seaman disabled in the merchants service, 28 July 1718

Includes 1s alms given to Patrick Flanagan an Irish soldier discharged in Flanders [cf. France, Belgium] from service, that he might go to his native country [Ireland], 31 May 1718

Includes 5s alms given to [-] Weaver of Hoo St. Werburgh (How), towards repairing the loss he sustained by lightning; having his barn and corn in it, burnt and destroyed by it, 13 September 1718

Includes 1s alms given to a poor old Hungarian [cf. Hungary], 6 October 1718

Includes 5s alms given to Mr. Lewis Roff, a gentleman in a very distressed condition, 23 October 1718

Includes 1s alms given to John Yallow, a poor shipwrecked Dane [cf. Denmark], 6 November 1718

Includes 1s alms given to Alexander Rastel, a poor old man of the parish of Great Ponton in Lincolnshire, 19 November 1718

Includes 6d alms given to Anthony Finanders cast away between Middelburg [?] (Milborough) and Flushing [cf. Vlissingen; Walcheren, Holland/Netherlands]; with a pass from Deal, 21 November 1718

Includes alms given to numerous disbanded, discharged, sick, lame and poor soldiers and seamen, passim

Latin and English.

Date: 1717-1718
Quantity: 1 booklet
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Dean and Chapter of Rochester

Finance records: treasurer

Treasurers' books 1548-1913 (DRc/FTb 1-243)

Each book is as a general rule divided up as follows: salaries paid to the Dean, prebendaries, minor canons, lay readers, choirmaster, organist, choristers, King's scholars, officers, stewards, counsellor, bailiff, and other church officers; the royal subsidy and annuity; pensions to the clergy; episcopal fees (exenia); alms; reparations to the fabric of the cathedral; exhibitions for King's scholars; expenses at law: extraordinary expenses and highway repair; necessaries; wood for fuel; carriage; and other items.

Giving lists of names and signatures of recipients arranged under headings as per cathedral officers, canons, prebends, choristers, paupers [beadsmen?] and pupils of the Cathedral Grammar School.

Treasurer's book - Walter Hodges for Edmund Barrell

Includes under repairs to the cathedral fabric, 2s 6d paid to a [Rochester] Bridge workman to survey the college gate, 29 November 1740

Includes 10s 6d alms given to the widow of a late vicar of Cobham what Dr. Denne gave to John Hill in December last, 7 February 1741

Includes 2s alms given to 2 sailors from the hospital at Deal with a pass to Portsmouth [Hampshire], 1 September 1741

Includes 2s 6d alms given to John Dodd BA of Peterhouse in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], with letters of recommendation, 9 October 1741

Includes 5s alms given to Charles Neile and his wife, a trader of Liverpool [?] [Lancashire], taken by the Spaniards, 22 October 1741

Bound in part of lease, parties Dean of Rochester [?] and Robert Willis senior, Ruben Alexander, Thomas Russell senior, James Humphrys [cf. Humphreys], Thomas Benfield (Benfeild) junior, John Alexander, [Robert?] Willis junior of Strood, fisherman [and others?], in respect of estate at Stoke and oyster rights, 25 March [c.1735]

English.

Date: 1740-1741
Quantity: 1 booklet/62pp. used
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Dean and Chapter of Rochester

Finance records: treasurer

Treasurers' books 1548-1913 (DRc/FTb 1-243)

Each book is as a general rule divided up as follows: salaries paid to the Dean, prebendaries, minor canons, lay readers, choirmaster, organist, choristers, King's scholars, officers, stewards, counsellor, bailiff, and other church officers; the royal subsidy and annuity; pensions to the clergy; episcopal fees (exenia); alms; reparations to the fabric of the cathedral; exhibitions for King's scholars; expenses at law: extraordinary expenses and highway repair; necessaries; wood for fuel; carriage; and other items.

Giving lists of names and signatures of recipients arranged under headings as per cathedral officers, canons, prebends, choristers, paupers [beadsmen?] and pupils of the Cathedral Grammar School.

Treasurer's book - Walker King

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £5 10s paid Mr. Cowling, fees regarding [Robert] Whiston, 11 February 1852;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £7 16s 6d travelling and tavern expenses on 26 and 27 [March] incurred in Chapter Clerk's journey to Liverpool [Lancashire] in regard [?] appeal now pending, 27 March 1852;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £12 travelling and tavern expenses of Chapter Clerk and clerks during the hearing of Mr. Whiston's appeal at Doctors' Commons [London] on 5,6 and 7 [April] 1852;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, further payments arising from the Whiston case, passim;

Includes expenses incurred on account of Minor Canon Row and the organist and schoolmaster's houses and the porter's lodge [cf. Chertsey's Gate], Rochester (p.40);

Includes expenses incurred on account of repairs to the cathedral fabric (p.42);

Includes under alms, £10 paid to Captain Kams, donation towards the general purposes of the Chatham Ragged School, 26 December 1851;

Includes under alms, £5 paid to Thomas Whiffen late one of the choristers on leaving and being apprenticed, 24 June 1852;

Includes under alms, £5 given to Mr. Rugg, subscription to Christ Church Luton, 29 September 1852.

English.


Date: 1851-1852
Quantity: 1 volume/49pp. used
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Dean and Chapter of Rochester

Finance records: treasurer

Treasurers' books 1548-1913 (DRc/FTb 1-243)

Each book is as a general rule divided up as follows: salaries paid to the Dean, prebendaries, minor canons, lay readers, choirmaster, organist, choristers, King's scholars, officers, stewards, counsellor, bailiff, and other church officers; the royal subsidy and annuity; pensions to the clergy; episcopal fees (exenia); alms; reparations to the fabric of the cathedral; exhibitions for King's scholars; expenses at law: extraordinary expenses and highway repair; necessaries; wood for fuel; carriage; and other items.

Giving lists of names and signatures of recipients arranged under headings as per cathedral officers, canons, prebends, choristers, beadsmen and pupils of the Cathedral Grammar School.

Treasurer's book - Thomas Robinson

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £9 12s share of lessors in in expenses of Leatherhead [Surrey] Inclosure [cf. Enclosure], Rev. J. Guthrie, 7 July 1863;

Includes expenses incurred on account of Minor Canon Row, the organist, verger and schoolmaster's houses and the porter's lodge [cf. Chertsey's Gate], Rochester (p.42);

Includes expenses incurred on account of repairs to the cathedral fabric (p.44);

Includes under alms, £100 given to Messrs. Day and Co., contribution to Rochester Fund for Relief of Distress in Lancashire, etc., 9 December 1862;

Includes under alms, £35 given to Bucks and Oxon [i.e. Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire] Bank at Thame, donation to Haddenham Church Restoration Fund, 24 February 1863;

Includes under alms, £15 donation to Cuddington School [Buckinghamshire] etc., Rev. James Mansel Price, 11 July 1863.

Includes under alms, £10 given Rev. W.E. Martin, sacrist, for alms as succour to the family of Joseph Newsome (a bankrupt) one of the Lay Clerks, 30 November 1863;

Includes at rear, rental of tenements held by tenants without lease at Chatham, Rochester, Strood and Wateringbury.

English.


Date: 1862-1863
Quantity: 1 volume/49pp. used plus rental at rear
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Dean and Chapter of Rochester

Finance records: treasurer

Treasurers' books 1548-1913 (DRc/FTb 1-243)

Each book is as a general rule divided up as follows: salaries paid to the Dean, prebendaries, minor canons, lay readers, choirmaster, organist, choristers, King's scholars, officers, stewards, counsellor, bailiff, and other church officers; the royal subsidy and annuity; pensions to the clergy; episcopal fees (exenia); alms; reparations to the fabric of the cathedral; exhibitions for King's scholars; expenses at law: extraordinary expenses and highway repair; necessaries; wood for fuel; carriage; and other items.

Giving lists of names and signatures of recipients arranged under headings as per cathedral officers, canons, prebends, choristers, beadsmen and pupils of the Cathedral Grammar School.

Treasurer's book - Samuel Cheetham

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £1 9s 9d paid Messrs. Foord for painting greenhouse at Rev. Mr. Thorndike's, 31 March 1891;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £29 4s 6d paid Messrs. Hart Son Peard and Co. for two pendant gaseliers for cathedral as per estimate of 19 November 1890, 7 April 1891;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £16 17s 9d paid Richard Prall Esq. for loss of time to workmen through cathedral services, charged in contractor's account regarding Scott memorial, as per resolution of chapter of 25 November 1890, 2 May 1891;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, 2s 9d paid C. Leonard a bill for goods, 27 June 1891;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £50 16s 5d paid H. Littlewood for supplying and fixing fire main hose and appliances in cathedral as per estimate, 7 July 1891;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, 4s 10d paid South Eastern Railway Co. for carriage of engine for cathedral organ from Liverpool [Lancashire] after repairs, 28 August 1891;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £4 15s paid Messrs. Smalley and Co. for repairing hydraulic engine for cathedral organ as per estimate, 22 September 1891;

Includes under miscellaneous payments, £6 8s paid George Friend, fees and charges as architect on repairs to exterior of chancel of Sutton Valence Church, 24 September 1891;

Includes expenses incurred on account of Minor Canon Row, the organist, verger and schoolmaster's houses and the porter's lodge [cf. Chertsey's Gate], Rochester (p.24);

Includes expenses incurred on account of repairs to the cathedral fabric (p.26);

Includes expenses incurred on account of chorsiters' school buildings (p.27);

Includes under alms and donations, £10 donation to fund for restoration of Darenth Church, paid Rev. H.B. Stevens, 20 May 1891;

Includes under alms and donations, £10 donation to fund for restoration of Allhallows Church as per minute of chapter of 8 April 1890, 8 August 1891;

Includes under alms and donations, £25 donation to building fund for Mission Room in St. Mark's, New Brompton, per order of chapter of 8 April 1890, 6 October 1891;

Includes under alms and donations, £5 voluntary remission of portion of East Sutton rectorial tithe on account of agricultural depression and on his paying £25 arrears due 1 October 1890, 14 November 1891;

Includes index to account heading at front.

English.

[See DRc/FTb 222/2 for removed enclosure.]

Date: 1890-1891
Quantity: 1 volume/53pp. used
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Managers' minutes including: the giving of rewards in the form of clothing quarterly, 1852; and appeal for subscriptions, emphasising that since its erection in 1808 the school had educated 4,000 boys and 2,700 girls, 1852; the position of women who volunteered assistance, 1854; the decision to place the school under government inspection, 1855; and application for the building of additional accommodation 1856; the admittance of parish children only, 1857; the proposal that infant schools be erected, 1861; the collection of money for the distressed Lancashire operatives, 1862; the opening of a Night school, 1864; the establishment of a shoe club for school attenders, 1865; the duties of the newly-appointed master, 1869; a proposal to secure St. Bartholomew's school as additional accommodation, 1870; an alteration in school hours following the example of the new Brompton school allowing children to carry dinners to the Dockyard, 1871.

[The front of the volume was used to record minutes of the Inspectors for Lighting and Watching the Gibraltar Place District in Chatham, 1845 - 1849. This power was transferred to the Local Board of Health at Chatham in 1849]


Date: 1852 - 1885
Quantity: 1 volume
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Rainham parish church

Churchwardens, property records

Chancel 1931 - 1951

Photographs of cartoons for, or of executed designs of, stained glass windows by Francis H. Spear, ARCA, FRSA, “Fernbeech”, Reigate, Surrey and 47 Lansdowne Road, Stanmore, Middlesex N4, presumably used as guides to proposed restoration of Rainham church chancel.

Each measures c.8.5” x c.6” - Black & white.

Out county: design for east window, St. Paul’s Church, Astley [?] Bridge, Lancashire [?].

File updated by Borough Archivist 25 September 2001.

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Rainham parish church

Churchwardens, property records

Chancel 1931 - 1951

Photographs of cartoons for, or of executed designs of, stained glass windows by Francis H. Spear, ARCA, FRSA, “Fernbeech”, Reigate, Surrey and 47 Lansdowne Road, Stanmore, Middlesex N4, presumably used as guides to proposed restoration of Rainham church chancel.

Each measures c.8.5” x c.6” - Black & white.

Out county: actual window [?] Wigan Hospital Chapel, Wigan, Lancashire.

File updated by Borough Archivist 25 September 2001.

Date: No date
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Charities 1764-1963

Clay Bequest Fund

[This fund was bequeathed by Mrs. L.L. Clay of 30 Burritt Street, Rochester, will proved 1928. It was to be applied to the work of St. Andrews church in Delce.]

Correspondence between D.N. Goodwin of 6 York Road, Rochester, secretary and trustee of fund, H.M. Inspector of Taxes (claims), Seaforth, Liverpool, Lancashire, and others, concerning tax refund.


Date: 1960 - 1963
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Result number 23 - Please quote Reference: Rochester_upon_Medway_City_Council_1973_1998/CE_AD_134 on request slip.

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Records transferred by Principal Administration Officer, Administration Section, Chief Executive's Department, Rochester upon Medway City Council, Civic Centre, Strood, comprising files of pre and post-1974 authorities as follows:

Rochester upon Medway City Council

Administration Section

Photocopy of article entitled Stopping for a snack: mobile snackbars and the law by D.W. Williams, Liverpool Polytechnic, Liverpool, Lancashire, [Journal of Public Law (JPL)] January 1983 (1 sheaf);

Association of District Councils: report on parliamentary debate on wheel clamping on private land 1992 (1 folder) O1/20;

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982: Guidance notes and facsimiles of letters and petitions from the public pertaining to a proposal to open a sex shop at 18 High Street, Chatham, 1983 (1 folder) A2/7;

Housing Defects Act 1984: applications for grant assistance in respect of Pre Reinforced Concrete (PRC) dwellings:

135 Knights Road, Hoo St. Werburgh 1987-1989 (1 folder) HG1/55UX;
35 and 49 Knights Road, Hoo St. Werburgh 1985-1989 (1 folder) HG1/55PW;
19 Coronation Road, Grain 1986-1989 (1 folder) HG1/55TU;
32 Harrison Drive, High Halstow (1 folder) HG1/55AU;
28 Gill Avenue, Wainscott, Frindsbury Extra 1985-1988 (1 folder) HG1/55RT;
64 Fleet Road, Rochester 1983-1991 (1 sheaf);
26 Gill Avenue, Wainscott, Frindsbury Extra 1985-1987 (1 folder) HG1/55QC;

[Accession no.: MR269]

Date: 1981-1993
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Pre-registration Deeds and Documents regarding 2 (plus 10, 12 and 14 Warner Street and 107 Skinner Street) 4, 5, 10, 18, 20, 21, 32, 38, [42, 44, 46], [43, 45, 49, 79 and 81] [47 and 57]. [61, 63 and 65], [67, 69, 71 and 77] and 87 Charter Street,Chatham and 22 & 24 Holcombe Road, Chatham.
Scheme Title K356213
Deed Packet 993.

Relating to 2 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
Mrs. Susannah Hinkley.
1896

2. Conveyance.
Mrs. Susannah Hinkley and Mr. James John Nankivell.
9 September 1896

3. Conveyance.
Mr. James John Nankivell and Mr. John Hughes.
25 March 1899

4. Conveyance.
Mrs. M. S. Hughes and Mr. W. Gest.
9 April 1907

5. Abstract of Title.
Mr. George Hughes.
1907

6. Land Charges Search Number 132182/34.
13 April 1934

7. Office copy probate.
William Gest.
19 March 1934

8. Abstract of Title.
Executors of Mr. William Gest.
1934

9. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 2584.
13 April 1934

10. Conveyance.
Mr. Filmer Auger & Another and Mr. Alfred Marshall and Wife.
16 April 1934

11. Office Copy Examined Probate.
Alfred Marshall.
16 April 1964

12. Office Copy Examined Probate.
Julia Ann Marshall.
24 April 1961

13. Assent.
Personal Representitives of Alfred Marshall deceased, and Miss A. E. Daniel.
28 December 1967

Relating to 10,12 and 14 Warner Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
Messrs F. A. Stigant, C. Day and W. Cuckney.
1890

2. Mortgage with reconveyance 20-4-1906 endorsed Pratt and Stigant to Warner.
Mr. Wm. Warner (1) Mrs. Eliza Ashmole and Mr. F. H. Dinn (2)
21 August 1891

3. Mortgage with reconveyance 20-8-1891 endorsed - Messrs F. A. Stigant, C. Day and W. Cuckney to Wm. Warner.
Mr. Wm Warner (1) Messrs F. A. Stigant and others (2).
23 January 1891

4. Mortgage
Mr. Silas Alloway (1) Mr. A. F. W. Shepherd (2)
9 November 1894

5. Mortgage.
Mr. Wm Warner (1) The London and Provincial Bank Limited (2)
21 April 1906

6. Transfer of Mortgage.
London Provincial and South Western Bank Ltd by direction of Wm. Warner (1) Barclays Bank Ltd (2)
26 April 1919

7. Reconveyance.
Barclays Bank Ltd (1) Wm Warner (2).
22 July 1929

8. Conveyance.
Lt Col. G. B. Winch (1) Mr. A. Marshall and Wife.
1 April 1932

9. Abstract of Mortgage.
1932

10. Land Charges Search Certificate No 87476/32.
4 April 1932

11. Official Certificate of Local Search No. 1079.
4 April 1932

12. Land Charges Search Certificate No. 177927/1929.
22 July 1929

13. Examined Copy Probate.
Julia Ann Marshall.
24 April 1961

14. Examined Copy Probate.
Alfred Marshall.
16 April 1964

15. Assent.
Personal Representitives of Alfred Marshall deceased (1) Miss A.E. Daniel (2).
28 December 1967

Relating to 107 Skinner Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
Mr. Silas Alloway.
1894

2. Conveyance.
Mr. George Pepper and another (1) Mr.H. Penfield (2).
22 October 1895

3. Conveyance.
Mr. H. Penfield (1) Mr. A. Marshall (2).
8 June 1903

4. Mortgage and re-conveyance endorsed dated 18-1-1905 between. A. Booth Hearn Esq (1) Mr. A. Marshall (2).
Mr. A. Marshall (1) Mr. A. Booth Hearn (2).
9 June 1903

5. Mortgage endorsed with re-conveyance dated 21-11-1911 bt Alfred Marshall (1) Ethel Cecilia Smith (2).
Mr. A. Marshall (1) Mr. E. E. Smith (2).
17 December 1907

6. Examined Copy Probate.
Julia Ann Marshall.
24 April 1961

7. Examined Copy Probate.
Alfred Marshall.
16 April 1964

8. Assent.
Personal Representitives of Alfred Marshall deceased (1) Miss A. E. Daniel (2).
28 December 1967

Relating to 2 Charter Street, 10,12 and 14 Warner Street, and 107 Skinner Street - Chatham.
1. Examined Copy Probate.
Julia Ann Marshall.
24 April 1961

2. Examined Copy Probate.
Alfred Cyril Marshall.
22 October 1964

3. Office Copy Will.
Alfred Marshall.
6 January 1964

4. Official Certificate of Land Charges Search Number A1749599.
20 November 1973

5. Official Certificate of Land Charges Search Number B18011.
7 January 1974

6. Conveyance.
Mrs. A. E. Daniel (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
3 January 1974

7. Land Registry Schedule.
9 January 1974

Relating to 4 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
Personal Representitives of Helen Louise Acton, deceased.
1950

2. Conveyance.
Personal Representitives of Mrs H.L. Acton, deceased (1) Mr C.F. Underdown (2).
27 November 1950

3. Mortgage endorsed with receipt dated 12 November 1964.
27 November 1950

4. Copy Probate.
Charles Fredrick Underdown.
13 October 1967

5. Conveyance.
Mr A.C. Veasey (1) Medway Borough Council (2).
17 July 1975

6. Land Registry Schedule.
25 September 1975

Relating to 5 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Assent.
Mrs Phoebe Steer, deceased.
9 December 1930

2. Abstract of Title.
Mrs E.E. Robertson.
1931

3. Conveyance.
Mrs E.E. Robertson & Others (1) Mr C.T. Jarvis (2).
27 April 1931

4. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 117757/31.
2 May 1931

5. Supplemental Abstract of Title.
Mr C.T. Jarvis.
1934

6. Copy Marriage Certificate.
18 September 1934

7. Conveyance.
Mr C.T. Jarvis (1) Mr M.W. Porter (2).
21 September 1934

8. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 361074/34.
21 September 1934

9. Supplemental Abstract of Title.
The executers of Matthew William Porter.
1950

10. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 10198.
25 April 1951

11. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 358266/51.
25 June 1951

12. Insurance Policy Number 0269133.
The London and Lancashire Insurance Company (1) R. Coppin Esquire & Others (2).
4 June 1951

13. Conveyance.
The Personal representitives of Mr M.W. Porter, deceased (1) Mr & Mrs R. Coppin (2).
9 July 1951

14. Charge by way of legal mortgage endorsed with receipt dated 8 November 1955.
Mr R. & Mrs G.M. Coppin (1) Hastings and Thanet Building Society (2).
9 July 1951

15. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 458771/56
23 January 1956

16. Legal Charge endorsed with receipt dated 15 August 1967.
23 January 1956

17. Conveyance.
Mr & Mrs R. Coppin (1) Mr & Mrs F.J. Davis (2).
23 January 1956

18. Land Charges Search Certificate Number B173660.
12 February 1974

19. Conveyance.
Mr & Mrs J.F. Davis (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
25 February 1974

20. Land Registry Schedule.
1 May 1974

Relating to 10 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
Mrs G. Sharman.Mbr>1951

2. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 16484/51.
24 August 1951

3. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 10529.
31 August 1951

4. Land Charges Search Certificate 520863/51.
11 September 1951

5. Conveyance.
Mrs G. Sharman (1) Mr J. Harland (2).
13 September 1951

6. Legal Charge endorsed with receipt dated 4 September 1974

7. Abstract of Title.
John Harland.
1973

8. Replies to requisitions on Title.
Mr J. Harland (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
29 January 1973

9. Conveyance.
Mr J. Harland (1) Medway Borough Council (2).
18 June 1975

10. Land Registry Schedule.
11 August 1975

Relating to 18 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Vesting Assent.
Mr R.M. Hall (1) Miss M.E. Godden (2).
5 August 1940

2. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 5131.
12 May 1944

3. Acknowledgment.
Mrs. F.M. Hall (1) A.R. Brenchley, Esquire (2).
13 June 1944

4. Conveyance.
Personal Representitives of Mrs M.E. Godden - deceased (1) A.R. Brenchley, Esquire (2).
13 June 1944

5. Copy Probate.
A.R. Brenchley.
7 April 1956

6. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 41361/61.
8 December 1961

7. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 20377.
14 December 1961

8. Official Certificate of Land Charges Search Number A 811559.
27 December 1961

9. Conveyance.
Mrs E.M. Brenchley (1) Mr & Mrs G. Cunningham (2).
1 January 1962

10. Schedule.
12 January 1962

Relating to 20 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
Mr H.S. Bridgwater and Others.
1926

2. Conveyance.
Mr H.S. Bridgwater and Others (1) Mr C.J. Howard (2).
21 December 1926

3. Conveyance.
Mr C.J. Howard (1) Mr G. Ingram (2).
11 January 1937

4. Mortgage endorsed with discharge, dated 9 May 1927.
Mr G. Ingram (1) Miss M.M. Willows (2).
12 January 1927

5. Conveyance.
Mr G. Ingram (1) Mr W.H. Hayward (2).
10 May 1927

6. Assent.
W.H. Hayward - deceased.
7 March 1938

7. Conveyance.
Mrs N.E. Taylor (1) Medway Borough Council (2).
23 March 1976

8. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 1116638.
30 June 1976

9. Land Registry Schedule.
15 April 1976

10. Office copy Letters of administration.
William Henry Hayward - deceased.
14 February 1938

Relating to 21 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Tilte.
Personal Representitives of Henry Wooley - Deceased.
1935

2. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 3094/36.
3 January 1936

3. Conveyance.
Personal Representitives of Henry Wooley - deceased (1) Mr Henry W. Stapley (2).
4 January 1936

4. Official Certificate of Local Search Certificate Number 12092/48.
16 December 1948

5. Official Certificate of Local Search Certificate Number 8234.
31 December 1948

6. Land Charges Search Certificate number 11325/49.
7 January 1949

7. Conveyance.
Mr Henry William Stapley (1) Laurence Jack Lampkin (2).
12 January 1949

8. Mortgage endorsed with receipt, dated 13 December 1968.
Mr Laurence Jack Lampkin (1) The Halifax Building Society (2).
12 January 1949

9. Mortgage Guarantee Policy Number MG 671750.
Co-operative Insurance Society Limited (1) L.J. Lampkin & Halifax Building Society (2).
3 February 1949

10. Abstract of Title.
Mr L.J. Lampkin.
1973

11. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 1592433.
26 August 1975

11A. Land Charges Search Certificate Number A383985.
9 March 1973

12. Conveyance.
Mr L.J. Lampkin (1) The Borough Council of Medway (2).
2 September 1975

13. Land Registry Schedule.
No date given

Relating to 32 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
Mr H.S. Bridgwater.
1927

2. Abstract of Title.
Mr C.J. Howard.
1927

3. Conveyance.
Mr H.S. Bridgwater & Another (1) Mr C.J. Howard (2).
20 January 1927

4. Replies to Requsitions on Title.
Mr W. Brighouse (1) The Woolwich Equitable Building Society (2).
23 January 1927

5. Conveyance.
Mr C.J. Howard (1) Mr W. Brighouse.
30 March 1937

6. Mortgage endorsed with receipt dated 31 March 1937.
Mr W Brighouse(1) The Woolwich Equitable Building Society (2).
31 March 1937

7. Examined copy letters of administration.
William Brighouse.
17 January 1938

8. Replies to Requisitions on Title.
Brighouse (1) The Borough Council of Medway (2).
2 October 1975

9. Official Certificate of result of Index Search.
2 October 1975

10. Replies to enquiries before Contract.
Brighouse (1) The Borough Council of Medway (2).
2 October 1975

11. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 1867015.
7 October 1975

12. Conveyance.
Mrs I.J. Brighouse (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
21 October 1975

13. Land Registry Schedule.
21 October 1975

14. Letter.
Land Registry to R. Nicholes Esquire.
15 January 1976

Relating to 38 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Conveyance.
Mr A.E. Kent (1) Mr J.F. Bontoft (2).
6 July 1922

2. Acknowledgment.
Mr A.E. Kent (1) Mr J.F. Bontoft (2).
2 August 1922

3. Conveyance.
Mr J.F. Bontoft (1) Mr R.S. Ansell.
7 May 1923

4. Receipted Mortgage.
Mr S. Ansell (1) Mr F.G. Chant.
18 March 1924

5. Conveyance.
Mr R.S. Ansell (1) Mr A.E. Simmons (2).
22 May 1933

6. Official certificate of Land Charges Search Number 168087/33.
26 May 1933

7. Abstract of Title.
Personal Representitives of A.E. Simmons - deceased.
1943

8. Official certificate of Land Charges Search Number 136564/43.
9 September 1943

9. Conveyance.
Personal Representitives of A.E. Simmons - deceased.
10 September 1943

10. Official certificate of Land Charges Search Number B254107.
4 March 1974

11. Conveyance.
Mr H.K. and P.K. Mason (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
14 March 1974

12. Schedule.
21 March 1974

Relating to 42,44 and 46 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
The Second Chatham Investment Building Society.
1898

2. Conveyance.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Mr Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey (1) Mr William Luick (2).
11 December 1893

3. Mortgage.
Mr William Luick (1) The Second Chatham Investment Building Society (2).
12 December 1893

4. Conveyance.
The Second Chatham Investment Building Society (1) The Reverend J. Tonkin and another (2)
21 June 1898

5. Probate of Will.
John Tonkin Esquire.
21 January 1904

6. Conveyance.
Mr Robert W. Sayer and Hannah Maria his wife (1) Mrs C.S. Treleaven (2).
2 December 1912

8. Mortgage endorsed with receipt dated 12 October 1931.
Mrs C.S. Treleaven (1) The Trustees of Court "Clyde" Number 4455 of Ancient Order of Foresters Friendly Society (2).
3 December 1912

9. Abstract of Title.
Mrs C.S. Treleaven.
1958

10. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 16557.
19 June 1958

11. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 16180.
23 December 1957

12. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 32632/57.
27 December 1957

13. Notice under section 33(1) Town and Country Planning Act 1954.
30 December 1957

14. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 49505/58.
24 January 1958

15. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 109396/58.
21 February 1958

16. Conveyance.
Mrs C.S. Treleaven (1) Mrs P.E.M. Miles (2).
22 February 1958

17. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 14783/58.
18 June 1958

18. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 18701.
22 July 1960

19. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 24900/60.
26 July 1960

20. Land Registry Search Number 1960.
3 August 1960

Relating to 43,45,49,79 and 81 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Conveyance of two pieces of land with two messuages.
Mr C. Day (1) Mrs M. Hughes (2).
5 March 1895

2. Receipted mortgage.
Mrs M. Hughes (1) The Second Chatham Investment Building Society (2).
5 March 1895

3. Receipted mortgage. Mr C.J.N. Day (1) The Second Chatham Investment Building Society (2).
28 December 1896

4. Assent.
Personal Representitives of Mrs M.A. Day (1) Mr C.J.N. Day (2).
15 December 1930

5. Official Certificate of Land Charges Search.
7 October 1954

6. Abstract of Title.
Trustees of the will of C.J.N. Day.
1955

7. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 13607.
25 April 1955

8. Official Certificate of Land Charges Search Number 287630/55.
6 May 1955

9. Conveyance.
Personal Representitives of C.J.N. Day - deceased (1) P.J.S. Hook Esquire (2).
10 May 1955

10. Abstract of Title.
The Trustees of Charles Day.
1956

11. Abstract of Title to 43,45,79 and 81 Charter Street, Chatham.
P.J.S. Hook Esquire.
1973

12. Abstract of Title to 49 Charter Street, Chatham.
P.J.S. Hook Esquire.
1973

13. Official Certificate of Land Charges Search Number B 34715.
10 January 1974

14. Official Certificate of Land Charges Search Number B 38181.
11 January 1974

15. Conveyance.
P.J.S. Hook Esquire (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
29 January 1974

16. Schedule.
30 January 1974

Relating to 47 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Official Certificate of Local Search Number M 50029/63.
29 November 1963

2. Official Certificate of H.M. Registry Search Number TW 8438.
23 December 1963

3. Copy Charge Certificate Number 82352.
7 April 1964

4. Copy Death Certificate.
31 December 1970.

Relating to 57 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Conveyancing.
Mr F.A. Stigant, C. Day and W. Cuckrey (1) Mr J.H. Harris (2).
11 November 1895.

2. Conveyance.
Mrs S.E. Salter and Mr J.L. Minshall (1) J.C.W. Edwards Esquire (2).
29 March 1972

Relating to 61,63 and 65 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Conveyance.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey (1) Mr J.H. HArris (2).
20 January 1896

2. Statutory Mortgage endorsed with receipt dated 13 February 1896.
Mr J.H. Harris (1) The Second Chatham Investment Building Society (2).
10 February 1896

3. Mortgage endorsed with receipt dated 23 March 1896.
Mr James H. Harris (1) The Trustees of the Rochester and Medway District of the Ancient Order of Foresters.
13 February 1896

4. Conveyance.
Mr James H. Harris and his mortgagees (1) Mr Alfred Wyles (2).
30 October 1897

5. Conveyance.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey (1) Mr James Herbert Harris (2).
20 December 1895

6. Mortgage.
Mr James H. Harris (1) The Trustees of the Rochester and Medway District of the Ancient Order of Foresters (2).
13 February 1896

7. Conveyance.
Mr James H. Harris and his mortgagees (1) Mr Alferd Wyles (2).
30 October 1897

8. Abstract of Title.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey.
1895

9. Abstract of Title.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey.
1895

10. Abstract of Title.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey.
1895

11. Examined copy Probate.
Alfred Wyles
20 June 1911

12. Conveyance.
Mr T.J. Wyles and Mr A. Wyles (1) Miss G. Wyles (2).
19 October 1922

13. Examined copy Probate.
Grace Wyles.
30 October 1961

14. Assent.
Mrs S.E. Salter (1) J.L. Minshall (2).
17 February 1964

15. Certificate of Result of Index Map Search.
19 February 1974

16. Contract.
S.E. Salter and J.L. Minshall (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
4 March 1974

17. Requisitions on Title.
Personal Representitive of G. Wyles - deceased to Chatham Corporation.
8 March 1974

18. Land Charges Search Certificate Number B 328069.
22 March 1974

19. Land Charges Search Certificate Number B 377611.
4 April 1974

20. Conveyance.
Shirley Elizabeth Salter and John Lester Minshall (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
27 March 1974

21. Land Registry Schedule.
10 May 1974

22. Abstract Probate.
Alfred Wyles - Deceased.
20 June 1911

23. Assent.
Mrs S.E. Salter (1) J.L. Minshall (2).
17 February 1963

24. Agreement.
Multibroadcast Ltd. (1) Miss G. Wyles (2)

Relating to 67,69,71 and 77 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey.
1895

2. Abstract of Title.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey.
1895

3. Abstract of Title.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey.
1895

4. Conveyance.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey (1) Mr J. Harris (2).
2 May 1896

5. Conveyance.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey (1) Mr J. Harris (2).
9 May 1896

6. Conveyance.
Mr F.A. Stigant, Charles Day and Walter Cuckrey (1) Mr J. Harris (2).
21 May 1896

7. Mortgage endorsed with receipt dated 1 December 1954.
Mr. James Harris (1) Mr John Dunstall (2).
28 August 1896

8. Conveyance.
Mr James H. Harris and his mortgagee (1) Mr John Harris (2).
23 February 1897

9. Mortgage with endorsed receipt dated 30 September 1902
Mr John Harris (1) The Trustees of the South London District of the Independant Order of Odd Fellows Manchester Ninety Friendly Society.
24 February 1897

10. Conveyance.
Mr John Harris (1) Mrs S.A. Harris (2).
27 September 1902

11. Mortgage.
Mrs S.A. Harris (1) Mr John Dunstall (2).
29 September 1902

12. Transfer.
Mrs C.P. Dunstall and Mr R.C. Gilson (1) Mrs C.P. Dunstall, Mr R.C. Gilson and R.J. Carter Esquire (2).
8 November 1926

13. Transfer of Mortgage.
Mr R.C. Gilson and R.J. Carter (1) Mrs M.C. Gilson (2).
19 December 1932

14. Abstract of Title.
Barclays Bank Limited.
1954

15. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 813881/54.
22 December 1954

16. Land Charges Search Certificate Number 24625/55.
13 January 1955

17. Conveyance.
Personal Representitives of Sarah Ann Harris - deceased and James Herbert Harris - deceased (1) W.K. Banks (2).
26 January 1955

18. Abstract of Title by way of epitome.
1974

19. Certificate of result of Index Map search.
15 February 1974

20. Land Charges Search Certificate Number B 377610.
4 April 1974

21. Conveyance.
M.C. Banks and Another (1) The Borough Council of Medway (2).
11 April 1974

22. Land Registry Schedule.
10 May 1974

Relating to 87 Charter Street, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title to a piece of land at Jenkins Dale.
Mr F.A. Stigant, C. Day and W. Cuckrey.
1895

2. Conveyance and release.
Mr F.A. Stigant and C. Day (1) Mr W. Cuckrey (2).
28 December 1896

3. Receipted Mortgage.
Mr W. Cuckrey (1) The Trustees of the Rochester and Medway District of the Ancient Order of Foresters.
31 December 1896

4. Assent.
Walter Cuckrey - deceased.
4 January 1934

5. Abstract of Title.
Mrs M.E. Cuckrey.
1947

6. Official Certificate of Land Charges Search Number 80132/47.
18 February 1947

7. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 6548.
20 February 1947

8. Conveyance and typed copy.
Mrs M.E. Cuckrey (1) Mr A.H. Noding (2).
20 February 1947

9. Receipted Mortgage.
A.H. Noding (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
20 December 1947

10. Assent.
The Estate of Arthur H. Noding - deceased.
17 January 1956

11. Abstract of Title.
Mrs R. Noding.
1968

12. Agreement (Draft).
Personal Representitives of Mrs R. Noding - deceased (1) Mr N.R.T. Wright (2).
1968

13. Replies to Preliminary Enquiries.
Personal Representitives of Mrs R. Noding - deceased (1) Mr N.R.T. Wright (2).
8 April 1968

14. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 9714/68.
19 March 1968

15. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 30064.
22 March 1968

16. Official Certificate of Land Charges Search Number F 3410434.
26 April 1968

17. Replies to Requisitions on Title.
Wright to Noding.
27 April 1968

18. Conveyance.
B.R. Newborough (1) N.R.T. Wright (2).
3 May 1968

19. Schedule.
28 June 1968

20. Official Certificate of H.M. Search Number 17808.
28 February 1975.

21. Official Certificate of H.M. Search Number 989.
24 March 1975.

Relating to 22 Holcombe Road, Chatham.
1. Copy Probate.
William Henry Austin - deceased.
22 April 1901

2. Conveyance of Numbers 22 & 24 Holcombe Road.
The Trustees of the will of Mr. W.H. Austin - deceased (1) Mr E. Graham (2).
18 October 1932

3. Local Search Certificate Number 2797.
10 November 1934

4. Official Certificate of Land Registry Search Number 440108/34.
10 November 1934

5. Conveyance.
Mr E. Graham (1) Mrs R.E. Green (2).
12 November 1934

6. Abstract of Title.
Mrs R.E. Green.
1960

7. Local Search Certificate Number 1690/60.
21 January 1960

8. Local Search Certificate Number 18117.
23 January 1960

9. Official Certificate of Land Registry Search Number 252710/60.
29 March 1960

10. Conveyance.
Mrs R.E. Green (1) J.R. Wright (2).
4 April 1960

11. Local Search Certificate Number 18799.
22 August 1960

12. Local Search Certificate Number 28713/60.
25 August 1960

13. Official Certificate of Land Registry Search Number 940665/60.
15 November 1960

14. Official Certificate of Search Number 14334.
16 September 1974

Relating to 24 Holcombe Road, Chatham.
1. Abstract of Title.
Mr E. Graham.
1933

2. Abstract of Instrument of Dissolution and Declaration.
1933

Official Certificate of Land Charges Search Number 2211.
30 March 1933

4. Conveyance.
Mr E. Graham (1) Mrs R.E. Costello (2).
30 March 1933

5. Mortgage - receipted.
Mrs E. Costello (1) The Second Chatham Investment Building Society (2).
30 March 1933

6. Official Certificate of Land Registry Search Number 95919/33.
30 March 1933

7. Copy Marriage Certificate.
A.V. Kingsbrooks and R.E. Costello.
20 December 1933

8. Mortgage - receipted.
Mrs R.E. Kingsbrooks (1) The Leeds Permanent Building Society (2).
1 January 1934

9. Conveyance.
Mrs R.E. Kingsbrooks (1) Mr T.J. Bath (2).
24 February 1937

10. Official Certificate of Land Search Number 3620.
27 February 1937

11. Official Certificate of Land Registry Search Number 77660/37.
1 March 1937

12. Copy Letters of Administration.
Thomas James Bath - deceased.
20 December 1946

13. Assent.
Personal Representitives of T.J. Bath - deceased (1) Mrs L.A. Bath (2).
7 July 1947

14. Copy Probate.
Lily Ada Bath - deceased.
14 July 1950

15. Assent.
Mrs Phyllis Lily Cox.
27 September 1950

16. Abstract of Title.
C.J. Howard and Son Limited.
1952

17. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 7878/52.
1 May 1952

18. Official Certificate of Local Search Number 11070.
12 May 1952

19.Official Certificate of Land Registry Search Number 460597/52.
1 September 1952

20. Conveyance.
Mrs P.L. Cox (1) C.J. Howard and Son Limited (2).
1 September 1952

21. Official Certificate of Land Registry Search Number 687747/52.
22 December 1952

22. Local Search Certificate Number 11545.
23 December 1952

23. Conveyance.
C.J. Howard and Son Limited (1) F.H. Lovell Esquire (2)
30 December 1952

24. Legal Charge - receipted.
Mr F.H. Lovell (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
30 December 1952

25. Abstract of Title.
Mr F.H. Lovell (1) Chatham Corporation (2).
1973

26. Requisitions on Title.
25 April 1973

27. Official Certificate of Land Registry Search Number A1071723.
11 July 1973

28. Land Charges Search Number 1866643.
7 October 1975

29. Conveyance.
F.H. Lovell Esquire (1) Borough Council of Medway.
27 October 1975

30. Schedule.
28 November 1975
Date: 1890-1976
Quantity: 248 items


Result number 25 - Please quote Reference: Strood_Rural_District_Council_1897_1974/SRDC_917 on request slip.

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Strood Rural District Council, Clerk's Department

Air Raid Precautions and Civil Defence

Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS) Equipment

Home Office schedule of equipment to be supplied to Strood RDC with covering letter, questionnaire or return of equipment held by Cliffe-at-Hoo Parish Council's Fire Brigade with invoices from Raven Hose Ltd., 295 Liverpool Street, Salford, Lancashire passed for attention of Strood RDC by clerk of the parish council and schedule of firemen's uniform items ordered from Messrs. Hobsons Ltd.

Includes printed manual issued by Home Office for general purpose fire tender, June 1939.
Date: 1936-1939
Quantity: 1 folder/15 pp./items

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