Sub-series P 5/3 - Sussex vouchers

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P 5/3


Sussex vouchers


  • 1775-1776 (Creation)

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3 envelopes

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James Butler died in 1775, and Martha his wife died in 1776. Charles Morgan and John Morgan of Tredegar were guardians of their daughters, Ann Jemima and Patty.

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Three original bundles relating to the estate of James Butler of Warminghurst, Sussex, esq., and the rents of Mrs Martha Butler and Misses Ann Jemima and Patty Butler, all originally enclosed in an contemporary wrapper endorsed ‘Acc’ts & vouchers from Lady Day 1775 to Lady Day 1776 inclusive & receits for ballance’. The estate includes Bowfird Farm, Broadwater Farm, Capore, Chancton Manor Farm, Chantry Farm, Clayton, Decoy Farm, Five Mile Ash, Heene Farm, Heene Windmill, Houghton Parsonage, Houghton Upper and Lower Farms, Kithurst Farm, Rowdell Farm, Idehurst, Pricklows, Rackham, Squinces, Thakeham, Washington and Waterfield, some at least of which are in the area of Storrington, Washington and Arundel, Sussex.

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Roger Clough and Ann Jemima Butler’s marriage settlement, 1781 (NLW, Tredegar P 1/47). The Butler estate records are in the Clough & Butler Archives held by the West Sussex Record Office.

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Preferred citation: P 5/3

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  • Text: P 5/3.