Reference numberCON 4/2/18/1
TitleQueries re. Conington Estate (sale to Heathcote from heiresses of Sir John Cotton)
DescriptionNames of fields, with some acreages and yearly rentals. Questions and answers: examples: Who keeps the court and when? - no court held. Is there a map? - A very old one. Healthfulness of land? - never known to rot sheep. No bridges to maintain; £60 composition in lieu of tithe, Adventurers' land - grant from corporation - 50a. tithed; The engine drains only the estate; £4. timber to repair the engine in about 10 years; The landlords repair the road gates; only a few; Landlord repairs buildings - generally in good repair; Rent has not been raised; Fencing - a little post railing done by landlord; tenant repairs inside dykes; Acreages of high and low land; Rent paid half-yearly; Life estate of £10 p.a. to be sold; Condition of engines; Repairs done by landlord; lowland subject to Bedford Levell tax.
Date7 Jul. 1752
CreatorNameHeathcote family of Conington Castle
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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F/0002Heathcote; family; of Conington Castle1652-Present
P/0005Heathcote; Sir; John (1689-1759); 2nd Baronet Heathcote, MP; of Normanton Park, Rutland1689-1759
F/0003Cotton; family; of Madingley Hall and Landwade; Baronets Cotton1423-1871
P/0020Cotton; Sir; John (d.1752); 6th Baronet; of Coningtond.1752
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