Documents made at the court Baron concerning the land of the Luff family of Kelsale, co Suffolk.

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      GB 418 Crossley/1/121
  • Former Reference
      GB 418 E.3.5 no 11 (1-5)
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1) Tuesday, 4th May, 1658. Presentment that on 21st November, last past, John Luff, copyhold tenant of the manor surrendered to the Lord of the Manor by the hands of Gabriell Eade, copyright tenant of the manor, in the presence of John Hill, like tenant, his lands and tenements to the use of his last will and testament.

Examined by Thomas Alexander, Steward.

2) Court, Friday 12th October, 1655, held by Thomas Alexander, steward. Elizabeth Luff, coppyhold tenant of this manor, died since last court, seised of copyhold lands in manor, and John Luff, her only brother, is next heir and of full age, and comes into Court desiring to be admitted to the lands - a cottage and one acre. Admitted.

3) Court, held Wednesday, 20th October, 1647, Edward Reve and wife Sibilla surrendered to Elizabeth Luffe of Carleton, Suffolk, spinster, acre of land. Thomas Alexander, Steward.

4) Court, Friday, 13th March 1646. Thomas Alexander, Steward. William Holland and Margaret his wife, lately wife of John Reve, deceased, and William Case of Kelsale, carpenter. Cottage etc to use of Edward Reve, son of said Margaret. Edward Reve did homage in court.

5) Court held Monday, 13th January, 1644. Thoms Alexander, Steward, Edward Reve, son of John Reve, deceased, and Margaret his wife, came to obtain admission to his property in the manor.