Acts of the Parliaments of Great Britain
Part 11 (1737-1744)
1737 (11 Geo. 2).
c. 1 Naturalization of Abraham Blydesteyn.
c. 2 William Duke of Devonshire's estate: vesting manor of Goldborn (Lancashire) in him and his heirs and settling manor of Blackwall (Derby).
c. 3 Vesting lands in Kent, Sussex, Essex, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire and London entailed by Elizabeth Duchess of Bedford's will, in John Duke of Bedford and settling other estates in Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.
c. 4 Richard Earl of Burlington and Corke's estate in Ireland: vesting part in trustees to be sold for payment of debts and settling other lands and hereditaments of greater value to the same uses.
c. 5 Explaining and amending a trust and power contained in Richard Viscount Molyneux's marriage settlement, for raising, better ascertaining and more effectually securing portions for his daughters.
c. 6 Divorce of Sir William Morice from Lady Lucy Wharton, and other provisions.
c. 7 Enabling Sir Bryan Broughton to enter into marriage articles despite his infancy.
c. 8 Exchange of part of the glebe belonging to the rector of Stratford Toney (Wiltshire) for lands belonging to the lord of the manor.
c. 9 Estate late of Henry May (deceased): enabling trustees to grant building leases of messuages in St. Martin-in-the-Fields and St. Clement Danes (Middlesex).
c. 10 Estate late of Barnaby Coles (deceased): confirmation of sale of leasehold estate and vesting freehold estates in trustees to be sold for payment of debts.
c. 11 Enabling the guardians of Amy and Catherine Symes to join in making leases of lands in Somerset and Devon during their minorities.
c. 12 Confirming and establishing an agreement between William Studholm and Cuthbert Hodgson concerning Michael Studholm's will and estate.
c. 13 Estate late of Robert Packer (deceased): sale of part in Berkshire for payment of incumbrances.
c. 14 Estate of Thomas Plummer Byde (an infant): vesting mills, lands and hereditaments in Ware and Great Amwell (Hertfordshire), comprised in his grandfather's marriage settlement, in the New River Company and securing a perpetual rent-charge in lieu for the benefit of persons claiming under the said settlement.
c. 15 John Sowton's estate: enabling him to make leases of messuages, tenements and a wharf in St. Andrew Wardrobe, London.
c. 16 Dorothea Clark's estate: sale of lands in Dumfries for payment of debts and purchase and settlement of others in lieu.
c. 17 Restitution of John Nairn: enabling him to sue or maintain any action despite his attainder and to inherit any estate.
c. 18 Restitution of William Douglas: enabling him to sue or maintain any action despite his attainder and to inherit any estate which may have come to him since his late Majesty's pardon.
c. 19 Reducing the stint of the horse and beast pastures and sheep commons in Castle Donnington (Leicestershire).
c. 20 Ashenden (Buckinghamshire) inclosure and making effectual exchanges therein mentioned.
c. 21 Speen Mead or Speen Moor (Berkshire) inclosure.
c. 22 Binbrooke (Lincolnshire) inclosure.
am.- Binbrooke incl. 1804 (c. 44).
c. 23 William Meux: enabling him and his heirs male to take the surname Massingberd, pursuant to a settlement made by Sir William Massingberd.
c. 24 Thomas May: enabling him and his sons and their heirs male to take the surname Knight, pursuant to the will of Elizabeth Knight.
c. 25 Naturalization of John Bruning, Peter Untzellman, Henry Klencke and others.
c. 26 Naturalization of Philip Rigail.
c. 27 Naturalization of Herman Bernard and John Bosquain.
c. 28 Naturalization of Frederick Vander Meulen.
1738 (12 Geo. 2).
c. 1 Naturalization of Jacob Murison, Nathaniel Voogd, Samuel Cley and others.
c. 2 Naturalization of James Nadal, William Morin and Charles Delon.
c. 3 Estate of Richard Berney (deceased): sale of part for discharge of incumbrances.
c. 4 Estate late of William Townshend (deceased): vesting lands and a messuage in Twickenham in trustees to be sold pursuant to an article entered into by him, and applying proceeds for benefit of his son and heir Charles Townshend (an infant).
c. 5 Vesting in Lord Archibald Hamilton and his heirs lands, tenements and hereditaments in Berkshire, in trust, to convey them to Sir William Irby, and laying out purchase money for lands, tenements and hereditaments to be settled on certain trusts.
c. 6 John Sherwin's estate: discharging the estate in Hertfordshire from uses, trusts and covenants of marriage settlement and settling another in Nottinghamshire.
c. 7 Sir James Mackenzie of Royston's estate: sale of lands in Edinburgh for payment of debts and incumbrances.
c. 8 Stamp Brooksbank's settled estate in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire: vesting in him and settling manor of and lands in Helaugh (Yorkshire) in lieu.
c. 9 John Worth's estate: sale of part for payment of debts, incumbrances and portions.
c. 10 Hunmanby (Yorkshire) inclosure confirmation.
c. 11 John Mould: enabling him and his issue male to take the surname and arms of Moore, pursuant to the will of John Moore.
c. 12 John Crouch: enabling him and his heirs male to take the surname Pyke, pursuant to the will of John Pyke.
c. 13 Charles Gregory: enabling him and his issue male to use the surname Wade.
c. 14 Risley Brewer: enabling him and his heirs to use the surname and arms of Risley, pursuant to the will of Paul Risley.
c. 15 Naturalization of James Tracy, Christian Reyhlen, Zacharias Nieman and Susannah Hubert.
c. 16 Enabling Edward Duke of Norfolk to grant building leases for ninety-nine years of lands in or near Sheffield (Yorkshire).
c. 17 Confirming and establishing an exchange between Thomas Duke of Newcastle and Sir Miles Stapleton of their estates in Yorkshire.
c. 18 William Duke of Portland's estate: power to grant building leases of messuages and grounds on Soho Fields (Middlesex) for a further term than he is empowered by his marriage settlement.
c. 19 Discharging lands in Noseley (Leicestershire), purchased by Philip Earl of Chesterfield's executors, from the uses and limitations in his will, for sale and purchase of other lands with proceeds to be settled to the same uses.
c. 20 William Earl Cowper's estate in Hertfordshire: discharging part from uses and limitations of a former settlement and settling others.
expld.- Earl Cowper's estate 1740 (c.27).
c. 21 William Earl of Inchiquin's estate: sale of part for payment of debts and incumbrances and settlement of the other part according to his marriage settlement.
c. 22 Confirming, establishing and rendering effectual an agreement between Sir William Courtnay and his brother, Henry Reginald Courtnay.
c. 23 Establishing Dame Elizabeth Dashwood's jointure, and other provisions.
c. 24 Exchange of lands in Wroughton and Liddyard Treagooze (Wiltshire) between governors of Charterhouse hospital and Thomas Benet.
c. 25 Edward Warren's estate: enabling executors and testamentary guardians named in his will to sell and lease parts for payment of incumbrances and maintenance for his son, in ease of an estate directed in his will to be sold.
c. 26 Confirming articles of agreement between Edward Westall, his wife, Robert Corr and others and enabling Robert Corr to contract for sale of lands mentioned.
c. 27 Jordan Langdale's estate in Yorkshire: sale of part for payment of debts and incumbrances.
c. 28 Estate late of Sir John Lear (deceased): sale of part of the estate in Devon for payment of debts, and other provisions.
c. 29 Thomas Fownes' estate: sale of lands in Somerset and settling lands in Devon.
c. 30 Pailton (Warwickshire) inclosure.
c. 31 Odiham (Hampshire) inclosure.
c. 32 Shipton Moyne and Dovel (Gloucestershire) inclosure.
c. 33 John Bell: enabling him and his issue to take the surname Lane and the arms of James Viscount Lanesborough, deceased, pursuant to his will.
c. 34 Naturalization of Adrian Coltee Ducarel.
c. 35 Naturalization of John Deshons.
1739 (13 Geo. 2).
c. 1 Naturalization of John-George Liebenrood, Bartholomew-Christopher Lutyens and others.
c. 2 Explaining and rendering more effectual powers in William Lord Craven's will for making jointures and leases.
c. 3 Confirming and establishing an exchange agreed between the lord of the manor and the rector of Great Bircham (Norfolk) and promoting and facilitating Great Bircham (Norfolk) inclosure.
c. 4 Restitution of William Grierson: enabling him to sue or maintain any action despite his attainder, and to inherit any estate.
c. 5 Thomas Bettesworth: enabling him and his heirs male to take the surname Bilson, pursuant to the will of Leonard Bilson.
c. 6 Naturalization of Amalie Sophie de Wallmoden.
c. 7 Naturalization of Anthony Vazeille, Stephen St. Andre and others.
c. 8 Naturalization of Isaac Olier, Christian Schutte, John-Daniel Cotton and Henry Lyell.
c. 9 Explaining and enlarging powers for appointing portions and settling jointures which are contained in letters patent dated 22 October  whereby yearly pensions, issuing out of the hereditary revenue of excise, stand limited to William Duke of Cleveland and Charles Duke of Grafton and their male heirs.
c. 10 George Earl of Halifax's estate: vesting in trustees for payment of debts, legacies and portions for daughters.
c. 11 Confirming, establishing and making more effectual articles of agreement between Maurice Conyers, lord of the manor of Rusthall (Kent), William Lord Abergavenny and other freehold tenants of the manor concerning buildings and inclosures made on the wastes.
see: Rusthall Manor 1863 (c. lxxi), s. 45.
ext.in pt.- Rusthall Manor 1863 (c. lxxi), s. 16.
saved - Tunbridge Wells Gas 1875 (c. cxlii), s. 35.
c. 12 Sir William Morice's estate: power to grant to the incumbent of Werington parish church (Devon) and his successors and the parishioners, ground belonging to the capital messuage of Werington.
c. 13 Confirming and establishing an agreement between William Gore, executor for Edward Gore, and Mary Gore, for herself and on behalf of Charles Gore an infant, concerning £3,000 paid by Francis Freeman to Edward Gore.
c. 14 Exchange of Thomas Inwen's lands in Wootton (Bedfordshire) for lands also in Wootton belonging to Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.
c. 15 Henry Talbot's estate: sale of part in Warwickshire and Derbyshire and settling another in Rutlandshire to the same uses.
c. 16 Bewholme (parish of Nunkeeling) (Yorkshire) inclosure and establishment of a yearly sum to the impropriators of Nunkeeling rectory in lieu of tithes.
c. 17 Confirming and establishing articles of agreement and an award concerning Charlton (parish of Andover) (Hampshire) inclosure.
c. 18 Stivichall (Warwickshire) inclosure.
c. 19 Gunnerton (Northumberland) inclosure.
1740 (14 Geo.2).
c. 1 Naturalization of John de Pesters.
c. 2 Robert Duke of Manchester's estate: power to make leases of part and a jointure, and other provisions.
c. 3 Vesting the seat and estates of Nicholas, Earl of Scarsdale (deceased) in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, comprised in his settlement and will, and his furniture, in trustees to be sold for speedier payment of debts, and preserving the surplus to be applied for the uses of his settlement and will.
c. 4 Mary Viscountess Barrington's estate: vesting in William Wildman Viscount Barrington, for life, messuages and tenements in London in accordance with the terms of their marriage settlement.
c. 5 Enabling Sir John Jennings and his son George Jennings (a minor) to convey estates in Surrey and Hertfordshire for the benefit of George Jennings and any future wife and issue.
c. 6 Vesting part of the tithes of Reigate (Surrey) in Robert Scawen and settling another estate to the uses limited of the said tithes by Sir William Scawen's will.
c. 7 Estates late of Thomas Lewis (deceased): vesting in trustees to be sold for payment of debts and legacies.
c. 8 William Huddleston's estate: vesting manors, lands and tenements in trustees to be sold for payment of debts.
c. 9 John Neale's estates: sale of an estate in Buckinghamshire and settling another in Warwickshire in lieu.
c. 10 Thomas Western's settled estate in Buckinghamshire: vesting in him and his heirs and settling another in Cambridgeshire to uses of marriage settlement and rendering more effectual a power of revocation therein contained.
c. 11 Great Driffield and Little Driffield (Yorkshire) inclosure, and settlement of yearly payments in lieu of tithes on the prebendary of Driffield for the time being, pursuant to an agreement and award for such a purpose.
c. 12 Confirming and establishing articles of agreement and an award for Chawton (Hampshire) inclosure.
c. 13 Sherston Magna (Wiltshire) inclosure.
c. 14 Brinklow (Warwickshire) inclosure.
c. 15 John Rice: enabling him and his heirs to take the surname Tutt, pursuant to the will of John Tutt, deceased.
c. 16 Edward Burnaby (an infant): enabling him and his heirs male to take the surname Greene, pursuant to the will of Thomas Greene, and other provisions.
c. 17 Francis Thistlethwaite: enabling him and his heirs male to take the surname Whithed, pursuant to the will of Richard Withed.
c. 18 Thomas Edmunds' estate: vesting part of the settled estate in trustees to be sold for payment of his and his father's debts and settling another in lieu.
c. 19 Naturalization of John Richard Brinkman.
c. 20 Naturalization of Martin Kuyck Van Mierop.
c. 21 Naturalization of Gideon Bourdillon, John Billon and Matthew Housman.
c. 22 Naturalization of Eve Superiori, alias Smith.
c. 23 Naturalization of Ernest Barnerd.
c. 24 Naturalization of Everand Ludewig.
c. 25 Confirming and establishing a partition agreed between Henry Duke of Beaufort and William Duke of Portland of manors and lands in Hampshire and Wiltshire where they are fiefed as tenants in common and settling their shares to same uses as before partition.
c. 26 Enabling William Earl of Stafford to settle his estate whilst about 19 years old, upon his marriage to Lady Anne Campbell.
c. 27 Explaining and making more effectual an Act concerning Earl Cowper's estate (1738 (12 Geo. 2) (c. 20)).
c. 28 Charles Earl of Arran's estate in Ireland: power to sell or mortgage part for payment of debts.
c. 29 George Viscount of Garnock's estate: power to sell lands in Dunbartonshire and Ayrshire for payment of debts and purchase of other lands to be settled in lieu.
c. 30 Vacating a 100 year term in a voluntary settlement made by Sir Hugh Clopton and creating a new term of 1000 years in lieu.
c. 31 Francis Pemberton's estate in Cambridgeshire: vesting part in trustees to be sold for discharge of incumbrances and settling another part to the uses of his marriage settlement.
c. 32 Empowering Gwyn Vaughan, his wife and sons to make leases of the manor of Kingston Seymour (Somerset) for years determinable on deaths.
c. 33 Naturalization of Francis D'Abbadie.
1741 (15 Geo. 2).
c. 1 Enabling Alexander Popham and his heirs to take the surname Luscombe, according to the will of Richard Luscombe.
c. 2 Naturalization of John Gohl, Hans Bardewieck and others.
c. 3 Confirming, establishing and rendering more effectual articles of agreement and an indenture between Francis Earl of Godolphin and the Dean and Chapter of Ely for making a partition of a heath in Cambridgeshire.
c. 4 Dissolving and disannexing from the Crown and its patrimony the Earldom of Orkney and Lordship of Zetland and vesting them irredeemably in James Earl of Morton and his heirs, discharged from any right or power of redemption in his Majesty, heirs or successors.
c. 5 Henry Lord Montfort's estate: sale of settled estate in Worcestershire and purchase of lands in either Cambridgeshire or Suffolk or both.
c. 6 Explanation of a clause contained in an Act granting an aid to His Majesty by sale of the forfeited and other estates and interests in Ireland and by a land tax in England [11 Will. 3 (c. 2)] whereby several grants made by His Majesty to Sir Thomas Prendergast, deceased, of lands, tenements and hereditaments, part of the forfeited estates and interests in Ireland, were ratified and confirmed.
c. 7 Enabling Sir Clement Cotterell and the other devisees of the real estate of James Dormer, deceased, to take the surname Dormer.
c. 8 Making the exemplification of the wills of John Pigott and his son John Pigott evidence in all British and Irish courts and enabling John Biggs to take the surname Pigott.
c. 9 Enabling John Rolle and his heirs to take the name and arms of Walter, according to the will of Sir Robert Walter.
c. 10 Enabling Buckland Bluett and his heirs to take the name Nutcombe, according to the settlement made by Richard Nutcombe, deceased.
c. 11 Naturalization of John Boucher.
c. 12 Naturalization of Isaac and Michael Duqueruy and others.
c. 13 Effectual execution of Philip Yorke's marriage settlement.
r.in pt.- Lucas and Graham Estates 1810 (c. cxcvii), s. 1.
c. 14 Enabling George Warren, heirs and assigns to make a sluice or tunnel through part of the rectorial glebe of Stockport (Cheshire) and to use the same to convey water to Stockport.
c. 15 Making articles of agreement made between Amos and Johanna Meredith (on her own behalf and behalf of her 7 children) and Thomas Asheton (on behalf of his son), concerning the partition of Robert Cholmondley's estate, obligatory on infants and rendering the partition effectual and binding.
c. 16 Confirming and establishing articles of agreement concerning Leigh (Worcestershire) tithes and glebe.
c. 17 Enabling Percy Wyndham and the other devisees of Henry Earl of Thomond and Viscount Tadcaster to take the surname Obrien.
c. 18 Enabling William Morden and his heirs male to take the name and arms of Harbord, pursuant to the desire of Harbord Harbord, deceased.
c. 19 Exemplifying and making Arthur Earl of Anglesey's will evidence in British and Irish courts.
c. 20 Naturalization of Daniel Beaufort, John Girardot de Chancourt and John Cahuac.
c. 21 Charles Duke of Grafton's estate: sale of lands at Park Place in parish of St James (Middlesex) and settlement of others in lieu.
c. 22 Repealing a power and creating a new one in Thomas Duke of Leeds' marriage settlement.
c. 23 John Horne's estate: sale of two closes of meadow ground in West Harnam (Wiltshire) to Henry Earl of Pembroke and purchase of another estate with the proceeds.
c. 24 Henry Earl of Carlisle's estate: power to grant leases of coal mines and works in Northumberland for any term not exceeding 99 years.
c. 25 Estate late of Francis Earl of Carlingford (deceased): vesting manors, towns, lands, chiefries, fee-farm rents and other hereditaments in Louth, Meath and Sligo and elsewhere in Ireland in trustees to be sold for payment of debts.
c. 26 Montague Viscount Blundell's estate in Down (Ireland): vesting in trustees to raise £1000 for his daughter, Lady Raymond's portion.
c. 27 Enabling Lord James Cavendish to take in Great Britain the oath of office as Auditor General of His Majesty's revenues in Ireland and to qualify himself for the enjoyment of the office.
c. 28 Sir Job Brooke (a lunatic): preventing him from marrying during his lunacy.
c. 29 Confirming estates in Hertfordshire, heretofore mortgaged by Sir Charles Buck, to Fulke Greville and his trustees, discharged from the equity of redemption which Sir Charles Buck's heir now has therein and in
full satisfaction for principal and interest due thereon.
c. 30 Empowering the trustees of the will of Sir William Pole to make leases of part of his estate during the minority of his son Sir John Pole.
c. 31 Vesting part of John Walcot's settled estate and part of his late wife Mary's marriage portion in trustees for raising money to pay debts and securing an equivalent for the benefit of his male heir.
c. 32 Walter Radcliffe's estate: sale of settled estates in Devon and purchase and settlement of others in the same county in lieu.
c. 33 Valentine Knightly's estate in Northampton: sale and settlement of another there in lieu.
c. 34 Michael Harvey's estate in Leicestershire: sale for discharge of incumbrances on an estate to be settled in Surrey.
c. 35 Confirming a conveyance of an undivided sixth part of Ficket's Field (Middlesex) from trustees of John Bentley's charity to the assignees under the commission of bankruptcy awarded against William Hammond.
c. 36 Estate of James Manual (deceased): settling part in Great Driffield (Yorkshire) to uses in articles of agreement made between his widow, daughter and coheirs.
c. 37 Robert and Mary Lucas' settled estate: vesting part in trustees to be sold and applying part of the proceeds in the purchase of an estate to be settled with other lands in lieu.
c. 38 William Northey's estate: power to settle lands in Wiltshire for the benefit of himself and any future wife and issue despite his infancy.
c. 39 Wotton Underwood (Berkshire) inclosure.
c. 40 Confirming and establishing an exchange of lands in Sutton (Bedfordshire) between the rector and Sir Roger Burgoyne to promote inclosure and securing for the rector an equivalent for tithe.
c. 41 Enabling John Dashwood, William Payne, their issue and the other devisees of the estate of John King to take the surname King only.
c. 42 Aston-Cantlow (Warwickshire) inclosure.
c. 43 Estate late of James Walsingham (deceased): sale of estates in Surrey, Essex, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire for discharge of incumbrances.
c. 44 Edward Bayntun Rolt's estate: sale of part for payment of debts and portions for siblings charged thereon by settlement of their uncle John Bayntun.
see: Edward Bayntun Rolt's estate 1745 (c.11).
c. 45 Enabling John Hopkins and his descendants to take the surname Probyn, pursuant to the will of Sir Edward Probyn.
c. 46 Naturalization of Peter Holston.
1742 (16 Geo. 2).
c. 1 Naturalization of Daniel Vialars, Peter Thomegay and others.
c. 2 Vesting lands in Sturton and Walkeringham (Nottinghamshire) entailed by the will of Evelyn late Duke of Kingston, in Evelyn now Duke of Kingston in fee simple, free from the uses, trusts and limitations of the will and settling other lands of greater value to the like uses.
c. 3 Marquis of Halifax's estate: confirming and establishing a partition made between coheirs, and other provisions.
c. 4 Empowering two of three trustees named in Lord Petre's marriage settlement to grant leases without the concurrence of the other.
c. 5 Restoration of Francis Duke of Buccleuch to the dignities and titles of Earl of Doncaster and Baron Scot of Tindal.
c. 6 Exchanging part of Nuneaton (Warwickshire) vicarage's glebe lands and hereditaments for rectorial tithes and lands also in Nuneaton belong to the impropriator.
c. 7 Charles Holder's estate: sale of manor of Bathampton for payment of incumbrances.
c. 8 Making perpetual an agreement for exchange of lands for tithes between Evelyn Chadwicke, lord of the manor of West Leake (Nottinghamshire) and Granville Wheeler, rector of the parish.
c. 9 Enabling the trustees of the settlement and will of Robert Trefusis (deceased) to lease part of his estate in Cornwall during the minority of his son Robert Cotton Trefusis.
c. 10 Thomas Fitzherbert's estate: enabling him to make jointures during lifetime of his father and grant annuities to younger sons.
c. 11 William Gore's estate: sale of lands in Middlesex and City of London for payment of debts and rendering a power in his will more effectual.
c. 12 Thomas and Joseph Gape's estates: enabling them to make jointures and leases of the estates devised by the will of their father William Gape.
c. 13 Empowering Anna Norris, mother and guardian of John Norris (an infant), to grant leases of lands in Fenchurch Street in the parish of St. Benedict Gracechurch, London.
c. 14 Great Brington (Northamptonshire) inclosure.
c. 15 Confirming and rendering more effectual articles of agreement and an award for inclosing Aston Tirrold (Berkshire).
c. 16 Dummer (Hampshire) inclosure.
c. 17 Confirming, establishing and making effectual articles of agreement for inclosing Earley (Berkshire) and exchanging several ancient inclosures therein.
c. 18 Elvington Moor (Yorkshire) inclosure.
c. 19 Making exemplification of James Earl of Anglesey's marriage settlement evidence in all courts in Britain and Ireland.
c. 20 Making exemplification of Henry Earl of Thomond and Viscount Tadcaster's will evidence in all courts in Britain and Ireland.
c. 21 Arthur Plunkett's estates: vesting the remainder in fee of lands in Ireland in trustees for sale to Protestant purchasers.
see: Plunkett's estate 1758 (c. 40); 1764 (c. 75).
c. 22 Enabling Henry Compton and his issue male and descendants to take the surname Willis, pursuant to the will of Eleanor Bave.
c. 23 Enabling Edward Rookes to take the surname of Leeds only, pursuant to the will of Robert Leeds.
c. 24 Enabling Crayle Bellamy to take the surname Crayle.
c. 25 Vesting in John Elwick the sole property of an engine for making stone pipe and enlarging the term granted by letters patent for that purpose.
c. 26 Naturalization of John Bockholt and Swain Rose.
c. 27 Naturalization of Paul Torras, John Zurhorst and others.
c. 28 Naturalization of James Serces Clerk.
c. 29 Estate of Sir William Dodwell (deceased): sale of a tenement adjoining Northumberland House in Strand [Middlesex] and purchase and settlement of other lands in lieu.
c. 30 Vesting lands in Ravensworth and Whashton (Yorkshire) in Andrew Perrot, free from uses and trusts of James Cooke's marriage settlement and settling in lieu other lands of greater value to the same uses.
c. 31 Establishing an agreement relating to settlement and disposition of the estate of Thomas Savage (deceased) between his daughters and coheirs Margarett Savage and Elizabeth Byrche.
1743 (17 Geo. 2).
c. 1 Naturalization of Andrew Lindegren and Abraham Spalding, merchants.
c. 2 Divorce of Henry Duke of Beaufort from Frances Scudamore, and other provisions.
c. 3 Enabling His Majesty to grant the inheritance of part of Shotover and Stowood forest (Oxfordshire) to trustees for Augustus Schutz and his heirs, upon payment of full consideration.
c. 4 John Carre's estate: sale of lands in Roxburgh for payment of debts and purchase of others with any surplus proceeds.
c. 5 Westonbirt (Gloucestershire) inclosure.
c. 6 Enabling Edward Clarke and James Stewart Clarke to take the surname Stewart, pursuant to the will of James Stewart.
c. 7 Enabling Randle Hopley of Overton (Cheshire) and his issue to take the surname Dod, pursuant to the will of William Dod .
c. 8 Enabling John Caswall to take the Christian and surname of Giles Whitehall,
and his sons and their heirs male to take the surname Whitehall, pursuant to the
will of Giles Whitehall.
c. 9 Naturalization of Mary Countess of Holdernesse.
c. 10 Naturalization of Andrew Templeman, John Darlon, Christian Moller, John Fries and Peter de la Rive, of London, merchants.
c. 11 Naturalization of Lorentz Bastian Ritter.
c. 12 Naturalization of John Rudolph Thunn, of London, merchant.
c. 13 Settlement of a capital messuage, lands and hereditaments in East Grinstead (Sussex) for benefit of William Lord Abergavenny as an equivalent for a sum of money appointed in a former Act [1732 (c. 10)] [William Lord Abergavenny's estate: sale of the manors of Kidderminster and Kidderminster Foreign] to be laid out in purchase of lands for that purpose.
c. 14 Shipton (Buckinghamshire) inclosure.
c. 15 Bassledon Heath (Buckinghamshire) inclosure.
c. 16 Flecknoe in Wolfhampcoat (Warwickshire) inclosure.
c. 17 Confirming an exchange agreement of certain rights of common in East Langton, West Langton, Church Langton and Thorpe Langton (Leicestershire) and payment of a yearly sum to rector in lieu of tithes.
c. 18 Mareham le Fenn (Lincolnshire) inclosure.
c. 19 Estate of Joseph Bagnall (deceased): sale of the capital messuage at Roughampton and other lands in Surrey and purchase of others for uses of his will.
c. 20 Edward Bowater's estate: sale of houses and ground in Woolwich pursuant to an agreement with the Commissioners of the Navy and purchase of another to be settled to the uses of his marriage settlement.
c. 21 Edward and Katherine Powys' settled estate: vesting part in trustees to raise money to pay debts and securing an equivalent for the benefit of his wife and their issue and Thomas Powys.
c. 22 Confirming to Henry Hervey, his wife and their issue male the surname and arms of Aston, pursuant to a settlement made by Sir Thomas Aston, deceased.
c. 23 Confirmation of a jointure made on marriage of Francis Scot, Earl of Dalkeith with Lady Caroline Campbell and empowering heirs of entail succeeding to estate of Francis late Earl of Buccleuch to make jointures.
c. 24 1 Empowering guardians of Other Lewis Earl of Plymouth, an infant, to purchase the estate in Glamorganshire of Thomas Lewis, his grandfather.
c. 25 Thomas Baron of Caher's estate in Ireland: sale of part for payment of debts and incumbrances.
c. 26 Robert Sutton's estate: sale of lands in Nottinghamshire for payment of incumbrances and mortgages and purchase of others to be settled together with lands in Lincolnshire.
see:- Sir Robert Sutton's estate 1744 (c.17).
excl.in pt.- Sutton's Estate 1771 (c. 67), ss.16,22; 1778 (c. 79), s. 15.
c. 27 Extending time limited by Sir Francis Leicester's will for sale of real estate of Sir John Byrne in Ireland and enabling Sir Peter Byrne to use the surname Leicester.
c. 28 Empowering John Thornhagh to make a jointure and provision for younger children from a voluntary settlement made by his father Saint Andrew Thornhagh (deceased).
c. 29 Richard Cliffe's estate: sale for payment of debts and legacies and purchase and settling of others.
c. 30 John Ayshcombe's estate in Warwickshire: sale of part and settlement of another estate in the same county of greater value to the same uses.
c. 31 Estate late of George Downes (deceased) in Wiltshire: vesting in Edward Gale in trust to convey it to Robert Neale (pursuant to articles of agreement for sale ) for payment of incumbrances charged thereon.
c. 32 John Cullum's settled estate: vesting part in trustees to be sold for discharge of incumbrances and providing an equivalent from the other part of his estate for the uses of his marriage settlement.
c. 33 Enabling William Moore to sell an estate purchased under William Smythe's will and to purchase another for the uses of the will.
c. 34 Thomas Fownes' estate: vesting in trustees to be sold for payment of his and his father's debts and purchasing another to be settled to the uses of his marriage settlement.
c. 35 Peter Hawker's settled estate in Dorset: vesting in trustees to be sold and securing an equivalent to be settled to the same uses.
c. 36 Confirming agreements for the inclosure of North Stoneham Common (Hampshire).
c. 37 Extinguishing a right of common belonging to owners and proprietors of ancient burgages 2 and tenements in Ripon, Littlethorpe and Bondgate (Yorkshire) and settling and providing an equivalent.
see: Ripon, Littlethorpe and Bondgate (Yorks.) Common Right
1745 (c. 9).
c. 38 Naturalization of Bernhard Joachim Boetefeur.
c. 39 Naturalization of Stephen Naville.
1744 (18 Geo. 2).
c. 1 Naturalization of Sir John Charles Le Blon.
c. 2 Naturalization of Christian Heineken, Dominick Lieutaud, Henry Geutjes and others.
c. 3 Confirming and establishing on John Pate and his issue male the surname Rose.
c. 4 Enabling George Marquis of Annandale to use the surname and arms of
Vanden Bempde, pursuant to the will of John Vanden Bempde.
c. 5 Enabling George Earl Cholmondeley and Pattee Viscount Torrington to take in Great Britain the oath of office as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General, and Paymaster General of His Majesty's revenues in Ireland and to qualify themselves for the enjoyment of the said offices.
c. 6 Exchange of Sir John Peachey's lands in Hampshire for Sir Thomas Knight's lands in Sussex.
c. 7 Naturalizing of Dorothy Penton and qualifying and enabling her to enjoy a
rent-charge limited to her upon her marriage in the name of her jointure.
c. 8 Confirming to William Beauchamp and his heirs the surname Proctor, according to the will of George Proctor.
c. 9 Uniting the vicarage of Fincham St. Martins to the rectory of Fincham St. Michaels (Norfolk) and settling the right of presentation to the same.
c. 10 Regulating and making more effectual Richard Churchaer's Charity for benefit of Petersfield (Hampshire).
c. 11 Naturalizing Mark Cramer, Samuel Mestrezat and others.
c. 12 Naturalizing Anthony Benjamin Morin.
c. 13 Sir Philip Boteler's settled estate: vesting in him lands and hereditaments in Bedfordshire and Kent and settling other estates in Kent and Herefordshire of greater value to the like uses in lieu.
c. 14 Sir Francis and Dame Ursula Skipwith: appropriation of £6,000, part of the portion agreed to be paid on their marriage, sale of part of his settled estate for discharge of debts and provision for his issue male.
c. 15 Raising money from an estate entailed by the will of Sir William Myddelton for the purchasing of an estate near Chirk Castle (Denbighshire) to be settled to the uses of the will.
c. 16 Estate of Sir Marmaduke Gresham (deceased): sale for payment of debts and a legacy of £3,000.
c. 17 Correction of a settlement made by Sir Robert Sutton and of an Act concerning sale of his estate in Nottinghamshire (1743 (17 Geo. 2) (c. 26)).
c. 18 Estates of William Robinson and Dame Dorothy Jeffreys: sale of lands in Denbighshire, Flintshire, Cheshire, Salop. and Anglesey for payment of debts and incumbrances.
c. 19 Worcester College, Oxford's estate: sale of leasehold estates devised by
Sarah Eaton (deceased) and purchase of fee simple estates with proceeds.
see: Worcester College Oxford estates 1775 (c. 94), s. 19.
excl.in pt.- Worcester College Oxford estates 1775 (c. 94),
ss. 23, 25.
c. 20 Anthony Keck's estate: charging, selling and applying part for raising money for the purchase of the manors of Dalby and Broughton (Leicestershire) pursuant to his grandfather's will.
r.in pt., expld. and am.- Anthony Keck's estate 1747 (c.21).
c. 21 Securing and disposing of certain effects in Nicholas Hooper's will for benefit of John Basset's children.
c. 22 William Parry's estate: sale and purchase and settlement of others to the same uses.
c. 23 Empowering Edward and William Gould to make jointures upon their marriages from the estate devised to them by Sir Edward Gould.
c. 24 Vesting a moiety of lands in Wiltshire comprised in Robert Wright's
marriage settlement in trustees to be sold for raising money to buy a farm
in Suffolk to be settled in lieu.
c. 25 Rodolph Hobbes' estate: sale of freehold and copyhold estates in Buckinghamshire for discharge of incumbrances and provision for widow and infant children.
c. 26 Richard Luscombe's estate in Devon:vesting part in trustees to be sold for payment of debts and legacies.
c. 27 Faxton in Lamport (Northamptonshire) inclosure and compensation to rector in lieu of tithes.
c. 28 Divorce of Daniel Mathew from Penelope Smith, and other provisions.
c. 29 Naturalizing Peter Julian, Thomas Sapte and Peter Sapte.
2. A freehold property in a borough, or a house or other property held by burgage tenure (a form of free tenure peculiar to boroughs whereby a tenement so held could be alienated only according to the borough custom) Oxford English Dictionary; Hemmeon, Law Quarterly Review, vol. 26, pp. 215, 216.[back]