Minute Book
October 1660

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1904

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'Minute Book: October 1660', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1: 1660-1667 (1904), pp. 28-32. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80003 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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October 1660

Oct. 1.Petition from Col. Hie. Sankey that the tenants of certain lands called Castle Hayes, parcels of Tutbury, co. Lancaster, may quietly enjoy their bargains. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 166.]
Same from Jo. Scott and Jo. Cooper to be admitted tenants to the manor of Furness, co. Lancs. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 171.]
Same from Elizabeth Monnis, late wife of William Bringfeild deceased, on reference from the King, to be admitted tenant to Castle Hay Park, co. Stafford, and Frogmore Farm, co. Berks. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 172.]
Oct. 2.Petition from Richard Alford, on reference from [the King] 1660, Sept. 17, to be admitted tenant to the manor of Bradninch, co. Devon. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. II. p. 10.]
Same from Nathaniel James, gent., for leave to carry off a parcel of hay from part of Creslow Meads, co. Bucks. Referred: to the Officers of the Green Cloth. [Ibid. I. p. 187.]
Same from Phillip Weston (on reference from the King 1660, Sept. 19) praying to be admitted tenant to the manor of Midsomer Norton, co. Somerset. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 222.]
Oct. 3.Petition from Col. Thomas Read concerning the lands in Northstead manor, co. Yorks, and the manors of Raunds and Rushden, co. Northants, and Gillingham, co. Kent, and fishings of Alnmouth, co. Northumberland, which were conveyed as security for the pay of Col. Geo. Fenwick's regiment, in which petitioner was Lieut. Col. The King is pleased (Oct. 1) to grant him a lease of the third part of said manors. The Surveyor General to quieten this possession upon security. [Early Entry Book I. pp. 179–80.]
Petition from Sir Orlando Bridgman for a re-grant of Bowood Park, co. Wilts, granted to him by the late King, 1644 April 11, as security for 3,330l. due to him; but detained from him and wasted under the late usurped powers. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 173.]
Oct. 4.Petition from Edward Tildsley to be admitted tenant to the manors of Eckington and North Ingleby, cos. Derby and Lincoln. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 177.]
Same from Sir Vivian Molineux to be admitted tenant in reversion to a messuage called Coldstaple and Chesworth Lodge, co. Sussex. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 181.]
Same from Sir Henry Herbert concerning the lease to him dated 1641–2, Feb. 1, of the Lodge, Park End Coppice, &c., in Wyre Forest, co. Worcester, but unexecuted in respect of the disorders of the times. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 183.]
Same from Lieut. Col. Thomas Daniell for a lease of the manor of Fordington, co. Dorset. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 186.]
[?]Petition from David Eger for [delivery of] 50 pair of silk stockings. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 91.]
Oct. 5.Petition from John Bassett, Esq., for a lease of Lancaster Park, co. Sussex. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. I. p. 187.]
Oct. 6.Petition from Elizabeth Elliott for the office of Receiver of all fines upon penal statutes and recognizances, with a reservation of one moiety of said fines to the Crown. The Attorney and Solicitor General to consider of the former patent and of what concern it was to the public, and to send to Sir Robert Pye to know what was answered into the Exchequer as the King's moiety. [Ibid. p. 219.]
Oct. 8.Petition from Sir Thomas Ingram to be admitted tenant to the manor of Shippon, co. Berks. Referred: to Sir Charles Herbert [Harbord], Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 187.]
Same from Margaret Ross, widow, and Margaret wife of Humphrey Griffin for a grant of the cottages in which they live on His Majesty's waste in Lambeth parish. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 188.]
Oct. 9.Petition from Robert, Alice, Mary and Sara, children of Owen and Katherine Wallis, late tenants of the manor of Fordington, co. Dorset, to be re-admitted to the possession of the several copyhold tenements within the same purchased for them by fine. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Oct. 13.Petition from Joseph Waller for allowance of custom on certain French wines on which he paid double custom. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 92.]
Oct. 15.Petition from Richard Arundell, Esq., for a grant of the manor of Sutton Prior with Sutton Poole, &c., co. Devon. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 221.]
Same from John Newton, John Osborne, William Martin and Richard Cox, seamen, for a release of 16 sacks of Hinderlynes linen, seized by Thomas Blinkhorne, Surveyor of Customs, London. port. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 94.]
Oct. 17.Petition from Thomas Woodhall for a lease of the level of the fens, co. Lincoln, belonging to the Earl of Lindsey. Referred: to Sir Charles Harbord. [Ibid. I. p. 196.]
Same from the Governor and fellowship of Merchant Adventurers of England for the release of some ships laden with cloth and other woollen commodities stopped by warrant from the Lord Chancellor and Lord Treasurer for a duty payable to Lord Aubigny. Order for their release on the Company's giving security for the said duty if proved to be due to said Lord. [Ibid. VIII. p. 98.]
Oct. 18.Petition from Henry Viscount Moore, of Mellifont, Ireland, for a lease of the manor of Kennington, Surrey. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. I. p. 221.]
Oct. 19.Petition from William Downhall, Esq., and Henry Downhall, D.D., for a new lease of certain pasture grounds in Grafton, co. Northampton. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 216.]
Same from James Cocke, son of Jeremy Cocke (Clerk of the Council to the late King when Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall), to be admitted to contract for an estate of two lives in reversion of his own life in certain tenements called Crannowestode and Treworgie, part of the royal manor of Treworgie and Duchy of Cornwall. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. pp. 238–9.]
Same from William Spry, of Blisland, to be admitted tenant to a water corn mill, &c., called Pawley's mill, lately in possession of John Partley, &c., &c., parts of the royal manor of Tinton, in the parish of St. [T]udy, part of the Duchy of Cornwall. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 239.]
Oct. 22.Petition from Robert Child for a lease of a messuage at the Wick, in Eton, co. Bucks. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 236.]
Same from William Harrington, of Worden [?Warton], co. Lancaster, for a new lease of the common bakehouse of Macclesfield, co. Chester. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 238.]
Same from John Roberts for a tenement for three lives of the manor of Fordington, co. Dorset. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Same from Edward Falconberge, Deputy Chamberlain of the Receipt, for reparation of a large room adjoining Westminster Abbey, wherein are kept the ancient records of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas; same being much out of repair. The Surveyor General of Works is to make such repairs of the premises as are necessary. [Ibid. p. 240.]
Same from Henry Earl of Monmouth (on reference from the King, 1660, Sept. 13) for addition of another life in the castle, chase, and park of Kenilworth ("Killingworth"), and also in the manor of Rudfen. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid.]
Petition from Fitzwilliam Coningsby (on reference from the King, Sept. 28 last) for a lease of Nottingham Park, near Nottingham, for 31 years. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 240.]
Same from Richard Lord Byron (on a reference from the King of 1660, July 26) for a grant to revive the office of the silk farm, as granted about 12 Car. I. to Thomas Bushell and Thomas Carleton for reforming abuses in dyeing of silks, out of which a rent was payable into the Exchequer under the name of the silk farm; said letters patent being now expired. Referred: by the Lord Treasurer to the Attorney General to consider "how this grievance may be legally redressed, and what part therein may belong to His Majesty and what part may be fit for the consideration of the two Houses. ... the petitioner having now by my former direction gotton certificates from the silke dyers and merchants of the truth of the abuse." [Ibid. pp. 224–5.]
Same from Robert Mason for discharge of some Isingham linen seized in London port. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 103.]
Oct. 23.Petition from Capt. John Machen for a lease of certain small parcels of land of the manor of Greens-Norton, co. Northampton. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. I. p. 242.]
Same from Elizabeth Hudson, widow of Michaell Hudson, who conveyed his late sacred Majesty out of Oxford, for a lease of all those lands, parcel of the King's 10,000 acres of fen lands, which were bought of the pretended Adventurers by Major Francis Underwood. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 243.]
Same from Symon Taylor, of Lynn, merchant, for release of a parcel of coleseed seized. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 100.]
Same from John Rebow, junr., of Colchester, for discharge of spices and cloth seized at Colchester. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 109.]
Oct. 24.Petition from Robert Beverley for the discharge of goods seized at Yarmouth, viz.: broadcloth, kerseys, white bayes and calfskins, &c. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid.]
Oct. 25.Petition from "Isaac artson, Barronett" concerning a discovery of land belonging to the Crown. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands, to receive and consider &c. said discovery. [Ibid. I. p. 241.]
Same from William Prickman, merchant, for a release of cambrics seized. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 101.]
Same from Mary Lambert Russell for a release of a shute of tapestry seized in London port. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 110.]
[?]Reference to same from Treasurer Southampton, of the matter of the farm of the imposition laid upon French ships of 5s. per ton, laid on by the Navigation Act during the continuance of the similar French duty of 50 sous per ton on English shipping; all in view of the offers of 500l. and 1,000l. made for same farm. [Ibid. pp. 110–11.]
Oct. 26.Petition from Colonel Seafole Gibson, one of His Majesty's Gentlemen in Ordinary, and Francis Slingsby for a grant of the office of Receiver or Collector of fines and forfeitures upon penal lands, Edward Brawne, the present holder thereof, being willing to resign. Referred: to the former referees upon the petition of Mrs. Elliott, who are further to consider of the life in being (if any) on the former patent. [Early Entry Book I. pp. 235–6.]
Oct. 27.Petition from Edward Dobson, gent., for extension of lease of the small manor of Handbridge, in Cheshire. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. pp. 239, 241.]
Same from William Shires and Company for remission of the Custom of a parcel of corn, which was paid before the new impost was raised. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 103.]
Oct. 30.Petition from Richard Gower for a lease of two sheds adjoining the Dogg Tavern, Westminster, built upon Crown waste. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. I. p. 234.]
Same from William Garrett, citizen of London, for the addition of two lives in certain copyhold tenements in the manor of Leigh Durant, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 235.]
Same from Peter Salier, master of the ship "St. Peter," of Calais, for restitution of French wines seized as stranger's goods. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 102.]
Same from George Jasper, master of the ship "King David," of Flushing, for release of a ship seized by the officers of Barnstaple, which brought over cattle from Ireland. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 103.]