This section contains documents
concerning the Manor of Hampton Poyle
(with associated property there),
Ploughley Hundred, and property at
Hampton Gay. The manor and the hundred
were purchased by the West family, and
then sold to Arthur (III), Earl of
Anglesey in 1717. Almost at once, in
1723, Arthur (III) sold it to the Tilson
family (this sudden change in mind may
be linked to the fact that, as 1D/54
shows, Arthur (III) had had to borrow a
large sum of money to buy the lands,
which he may have been unable to repay).
Meanwhile, 1719, the Tilsons had bought
extensive property at Hampton Gay.
In 1795, Arthur Annesley (X) bought back
the manor and the hundred from the
Tilsons, but also purchased the Hampton
This group also includes conveyances of
1878 and 1910 unconnected with the main
collection of deeds.
Papers concerning these properties after
their purchase by the Annesleys are at
A fuller history of the Manor of Hampton
Poyle may be found on pp.161-2 of Vol.
VI of the Victoria County History of