Reference numberCON 5/1/2
TitleRights of Way; Report of Owner (Cotton's) lawyer, J.O. Loftus, on dispute re rights of way.
DescriptionDispute between owner and inhabitants of Little Gidding, concerning the right to go from Little Gidding high road to Sawtry road across Little Gidding Common. Inhabitants asserting the ancient ways against the landlord's new inclosures. Chief protagonist Mr. Ferrar of Little Gidding, supported by Mr. Wallys, parsone of Little Gidding. Reporter advises landlord to agree until the old witnesses are dead, because you knowe the case to be popular and times dangerous and unsettled. (with transcript)
Dateundated (1647 - 59)
CreatorNameHeathcote family of Conington Castle
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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