Acts of the Parliaments of Great Britain
Part 9 (1722-1726)
1722 (9 Geo. 1).
c. 1 Estates of Darcy Dawes and Sarah Roundell: enabling them to make settlements upon their intermarriage of their estates despite their minorities.
c. 2 Naturalization of Luder Mello, Benjamin Berkenhout and others.
c. 3 Naturalization of John, Antony and Henry Loubier and others.
c. 4 William Sheppard: change of surname to Hall, according to the will of
William Hall, Serjeant-at-Law, deceased.
c. 5 Timothy Watts of Burbage (Leicestershire): change of name to Saint
Nicholas, according to the will of Bazil Saint Nicholas, of Knowle
c. 6 John Smith: enabling him to take and use the surname of Dickenson, according to the will of John Dickenson.
c. 7 Vesting in Trustees for William Lounds the reversion in fee expectant upon a term
of 99 years now in being and in certain grounds and buildings in St. James's parish
(Westminster) and of and in a certain messuage near Knightsbridge, upon paying
the value into the Exchequer.
c. 8 Confirmation of exchanges, conveyances and other assurances made by John Jenyns and others, of parts of estates in his marriage settlement with Dorothy his late wife, correction of defects in the settlement and enabling him to make a settlement on a future marriage.
c. 9 Estates of George Bennet and Henry Bennet (his son): vesting in trustees estates in
Devon to be sold for certain purposes.
c. 10 Naturalization of Elizabeth Burr and others.
c. 11 Naturalization of John Berkenhout and Jacob Busk.
c. 12 Completion of the sale of the manors of Croxton alias Croxden and Great Yate and other lands, late the estate of Evelyn Duke of Kingston (Lord Privy Seal) in Staffordshire; ascertaining and augmenting the stipend of the minister of Croxton out of the said estate, and charging wholly upon the estate one annuity given to the poor of Croxton and discharging the same estate from other annuities given to the minister and poor of Tong (Salop.) by a deed and will of Gerras Lord Pierrepont and thereby charged upon his estates in Salop. and Staffordshire.
c. 13 Establishing and confirming William Duke of Manchester's marriage settlement.
c. 14 Vesting woods, lands and coppices in Staniere and Geddington (Northamptonshire) belonging to George Earl of Cardigan in John Duke of Montagu, and vesting and settling other woods, lands and coppices in Northamptonshire upon the said Earl.
c. 15 Enabling Richard Edgecombe to sell lands not exeeding 20 acres to His Majesty for the construction of a victualling office for the navy at Plymouth and to purchase other lands to be settled in lieu.
c. 16 Enabling trustees, with the consent of his wife, to execute powers in the marriage settlement of Thomas Horten (a lunatic), to raise any sum not exceeding £3000 for his daughters Elizabeth and Eleanor.
c. 17 Richard Somer's estate: vesting lands, tenements and hereditaments in Kent in trustees to be sold for payment of a debt on account of his late brothers' and sisters' portions.
c. 18 Naturalization of John Baring.
c. 19 Richard Clayton's estate in Salop.: vesting part in trustees to be sold for payment of debts.
c. 20 Sir Gervas Clifton's estate: vesting in trustees and enabling him to take an estate for life, by way of purchase, in settlements intended to be made of his estates on the marriage of his son and heir Robert Clifton.
expld.and am.- Clifton's estate 1724 (c. 19).
c. 21 Sir Richard Anderson's estate: vesting part in trustees to be sold for payment of debts.
c. 22 William Gower's estate: sale of manor of Queenhill and other lands in Worcestershire for payment of debts.
1723 (10 Geo. 1).
c. 1 Naturalization of John Herman.
c. 2 Naturalization of William Hodgson, Francis Noguier and others.
c. 3 Naturalization of John Moller and James Horner.
c. 4 Completion of St. Martin-in-the Fields church rebuilding.
c. 5 Rebuilding of the church of St. Botolphs Bishopsgate.
c. 6 Sunningwell cum Bayworth (Berkshire) inclosure.
c. 7 Oxburgh Common (Norfolk) inclosure and drainage.
c. 8 Enabling Thomas Duke of Norfolk to make leases for 60 years of houses and ground in Arundel, Norfolk, Howard and Surrey Streets and other tenements in the parish of St. Clement Danes (Middlesex).
see: Arundel Estate 1957 (c. 1), s. 3.
c. 9 Benjamin Bathurst's estate: vesting in trustees the manors of Battlesden and Pottesgrove and lands and hereditaments in Bedfordshire to be sold in order to complete a purchase of lands in Gloucestershire which are to be settled to the same uses.
c. 10 Estate of Humphrey Whadcock (deceased): sale for discharge of a debt to the Crown and payment of other debts and settlement of the residue of his lands conformable to his will.
c. 11 Pelsant Reeves' estate: sale of leasehold lands in Suffolk settled on his marriage, and purchase of others to be settled to the same uses.
c. 12 Naturalization of Henry Voght and Sebastianus Van Weenigem de
c. 13 Adding the surname Tylney to the descendants of William Lord Craven and Anne,
his wife, sole daughter and heir of Frederick Tylney.
c. 14 Enabling His Majesty to grant inheritance of lands in or near Deptford (Kent) to trustees on trust for Sir John Evelyn and heirs, upon a full consideration to be paid for the same.
c. 15 Sir Geoffery, Robert and Thomas Palmer's estates: enabling them to convey and settle lands in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire.
c. 16 Allowing Thomas Pagett £4,000 (upon consideration) out of £14,000 vested in
trustees by an Act of Parliament for sale of his wife's estate [1720 (7 Geo. 1. St. 1)
(c. 16)] [vesting lands in Essex in trustees to be conveyed].
c. 17 Sir Henry Atkin's estate: settlement according to articles made before his marriage.
c. 18 Explaining Jacob Knight's will and charging his fee simple estates with £2000 for the portion of his youngest son Charles Knight.
c. 19 Vesting the manor of Cold Coniston (Yorkshire) and other lands and tenements in trustees to be sold for payment of the debts of Henry Coulthurst, and other provisions.
c. 20 Vesting copyhold lands in Suffolk, late the estate of Henry Appleton, in trust to be sold for payment of his children's portions.
c. 21 Estates of Walter Bagenall and his two daughters: vesting estates in Counties Dublin and Meath in trustees to be sold for payment of debts and raising portions for the daughters.
c. 22 Estate of John Howe of Stowel (Gloucestershire): enabling him to sell the manor of Ellerton-upon-Swale and all his other lands and hereditaments in Yorkshire, comprised in his marriage settlement, he having settled to the same uses other lands and hereditaments of greater value in Gloucestershire.
c. 23 Enabling Viscount Falmouth and Richard Edgcombe to take in Great
Britain the oath of office as Vice-Treasurer and Receiver General and
Paymaster General of all His Majesty's revenues in Ireland, and to
qualify themselves for the enjoyment of the said offices.
c. 24 Enabling George Dodington to take in Great Britain the oaths of office
as Writer of the Tallies and Counter-Tallies, and Clerk of the Pells in the Receipt of the Exchequer in Ireland, and to qualify himself for the
enjoyment of the said offices.
c. 25 Naturalization of John Wern.
c. 26 Naturalization of John Van Rixtell and Ludolph Schaart.
1724 (11 Geo. 1).
c. 1 Divorce of William Younge from Mary Heathcote, and other provisions.
c. 2 William Ball: enabling him and his heirs to use the surname Basil.
c. 3 Thomas Leigh alias Pennington: change of surname to Leigh, according to the settlement of Peter Leigh, deceased.
c. 4 Naturalization of John Tolet, John Horst and others.
c. 5 Croston-Finney (Lancashire) inclosure.
c. 6 Enabling John Lord Saint John to settle a jointure on a future wife and make provision for any resulting daughters or younger children of the estate devised to him by William Lord Saint John's will.
c. 7 Estates of Sir William, George and John Monson: conveying and settling manors in Lincoln, Hertfordshire and Nottinghamshire.
c. 8 Confirming and establishing an agreement between Lord Archibold Hamilton, Lord George Parker and other trustees of a charity therein mentioned for exchange of lands in Berkshire belonging to the charity for others of greater value.
c. 9 Richard Fleetwood's estate: sale for payment of debts.
c. 10 Thomas Puleston's estate: sale of part for payment of debts and incumbrances.
c. 11 Sir William Banestre's estate: sale of manors of Hasilton and Turkdean for payment of debts and provision for daughters.
c. 12 Stephen Hales' and Henry Carrington's estates: sale of undivided moieties at Much Hadham (Hertfordshire) late estate of William Newce.
c. 13 Naturalization of Paul Broulhet.
c. 14 Naturalization of Jacob Wolfe and others.
c. 15 Duchess of Bolton's estate: sale for payment of debts.
c. 16 Richard Earl Rivers' estate: sale of lands in Brignall (Yorkshire) for discharge of incumbrances affecting his Cheshire estate.
c. 17 Viscount Irwyn's estate: mortgage or sale for payment of debts, legacies and portions and settlement of estates therein mentioned on Henry Ingram, his next brother, and his heirs.
c. 18 Enabling the Treasury to compound with Edmund Ashby for his part of a debt due to the Crown, on account of his having been surety to Benjamin Blundell, late Receiver General of land tax and house duties in Leicestershire.
c. 19 Explanation and amendment of an Act concerning Sir Gervas Clifton's estates (1722 (9 Geo. 1) (c. 20)).
c. 20 Sir Edward Blacket's estate: vesting part in trustees to be sold for raising
£8,000 charged thereon by his late brother's marriage settlement.
c. 21 Overswell (Gloucestershire) inclosure.
c. 22 James Bateman's estate: enabling him to sell the manor of Tooting Graveney and all other lands in Surrey and to purchase and settle the manors of Well and Alford and other lands in Lincolnshire.
c. 23 Discharge of certain lands at Eccleshall (Staffordshire) from uses and limitations contained in the marriage settlement of Thomas Boothby Skrymsher and settlement of other lands in the county of greater value in lieu.
c. 24 Sale of moiety of Stony Grange Farm in Isle of Ely to Jabez Collier and purchase and settlement of other lands with the proceeds.
c. 25 Henry Hawkins' estate: sale for benefit of widow and children.
c. 26 Enabling John Phillips and his issue to take the surname Goodwin.
c. 27 Simon Thorogood: change of name to Lord.
c. 28 Naturalization of Mary de la Croze.
c. 29 Duke of Bedford's estate: settling of his estate on his marriage to Lady Anne Egerton.
c. 30 Enabling Edmund, Duke of Buckinghamshire and Normanby to grant leases
of certain manors and lands.
c. 31 Henry Duke of Kent's estates: vesting the estates in Herefordshire, Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire in him in fee simple and settling others in Essex, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Leicestershire in lieu.
c. 32 Westhoughton (Lancashire) inclosure.
c. 33 Earl of Shrewsbury's Hospital, Sheffield: vesting property in Yorkshire and Derbyshire in trustees for the maintenance of the residents, enlarging the buildings and increasing the number of residents.
saved in pt.- Earl of Shrewsbury's Hosp., Sheffield 1770 (c. 58), s. 58.
c. 34 Estate of Sir Jonathon Trelawny (late Bishop of Winchester) (deceased): vesting property in Cornwall in trustees to be sold for discharge of mortgages, and other provisions.
c. 35 Ralph Widdrington's estate: vesting part in trustees to be sold for payment of debts.
c. 36 Enabling trustees therein named to convey lands in Thringston (Leicestershire) in pursuance of articles of agreement designed for that purpose.
c. 37 Confirmation and making effectual an agreement between Anne, widow, William and Anne Hester the younger and vesting in trustees certain messuages and tenements in St Olave's in Southwark (Surrey) to enable them to convey the same pursuant to articles of agreement for sale, and other provisions.
c. 38 Gilbert Sheldon's estate: sale of lands in Middle Ditchford, alias Freeman's Ditchford and Guys Ditchford, alias Over Ditchford (Worcestershire) for payment of debts and making provision for widow, children and grandchildren.
c. 39 Enabling James Wilkinson and trustees to make leases for one, two or three lives determinable on one, two or three lives, or a certain number of years, of the land, tenements and hereditaments in Ireland comprised in his marriage settlement.
c. 40 Enabling Henry St John, late Viscount Bolingbroke and his heirs male, notwithstanding his attainder, to have several manors and lands in Wiltshire, Surrey and Middlesex, according to the limitations of a quinquepartite indenture, and limiting the estates in default of issue male to the other sons of Henry Viscount St. John successively in tail male.
c. 41 Divorce of Francis Annesley from Elizabeth Sutton, and other provisions.
c. 42 Vesting the real estate of Dame Elizabeth Holford, deceased, in St Olaves, Hart Street, London in Christopher Appleby, to enable him to sell the same for the discharge of the charitable and other legacies contained in her will.
c. 43 Naturalization of Roger Harenc and Matthew de Neufville.
1725 (12 Geo. 1).
c. 1 Lord Ashburnham's estate: better enabling the trustees to sell
Brockborough and Beckerings Parks (Bedfordshire ) .
c. 2 Compton Basset (Wiltshire) inclosure.
c. 3 Bubnel or Bobenhull (Warwickshire) inclosure.
c. 4 Dischasing and disfranchising the Chase of Alrewas Hay (Staffordshire) and impowering John Turton, the owner, to inclose part of the chase,
and other provisions.
c. 5 Fangfoss cum Spittle and Scagglethorpe (Yorkshire) [East Riding] inclosures.
c. 6 Enabling His Majesty to grant the inheritance of Bowood Park (Wiltshire) to trustees upon trust for Sir Orlando Bridgeman, upon payment of full consideration.
c. 7 Enabling His Majesty to grant the inheritance of the site of Furness Abbey, in trust for Sir Thomas Lowther, upon payment of its value to Exchequer.
c. 8 Ascertaining lands in Gloucestershire purchased by Sir Grenville Verney and for effectual partition of manor of Tudrington and Itchington (Gloucestershire).
c. 9 Rectifying a mistake in George Carpenter's marriage settlement.
c. 10 Enabling Charles Loundes and those in remainder to contract for getting brick earth in and grant building leases of the house and ground called Spring Garden and the ground called Great Spittlefield and Little Spittlefield in St Martin-in-the Fields and Chelsea (Middlesex).
c. 11 Enabling the Treasury to compound with Thomas Baynton and Robert Shaw for a debt owed to the Crown on account of bonds given for tobacco duties.
c. 12 Zachary Bayly's estate: discharge of lands in Wiltshire from his marriage settlement and settlement of others in Somerset and Wiltshire in lieu.
c. 13 Thomas Trye's estate: vesting the manors of Hardwick and Haresfield and other lands in Gloucestershire in trustees to be sold for payment of debts.
c. 14 Confirming a lease made by Thomas Byde to James Fordham and enabling
him to let leases of his estate for terms not exceeding 88 years.
c. 15 Thomas Jeffery's estate: sale of manor of Warkleigh and other lands and
hereditaments in the parishes of Warkleigh, Satterley and Roborough
(Devon) towards raising provisions for his wife and children.
c. 16 Edward Ransford's estate: enabling the trustees to lease messuages, houses and plots of ground in and near Dublin.
c. 17 Naturalization of John Pontz, John Christopher, Balthazer Wagner and others.
c. 18 Naturalization of Jean Jacques Coulliette de Valicourt.
c. 19 Sale of the site of Cardigan House in Great Lincoln's Inn Fields (Middlesex) lately demolished by fire, and settlement of lands of greater value in Yorkshire to the same uses.
c. 20 James Lord Waldegrave's estate: sale of part and settlement of other lands in Somerset in lieu.
c. 21 Discharge of barton [farm or farmyard] and lands in Catch French (Cornwall) from the uses and limitations in the will of Hugh Fortescue and settlement of the barton and demesne of Townhouse and other lands in Devon of greater value in lieu.
c. 22 Repeal of an Act concerning Sir James Lumley's estate (1719 (6 Geo. 1) (c.34)),
and vesting several estates in trustees to be sold for payment of Sir James
Lumley's debts and the debts and legacies of Sir Martin Lumley, his late father.
c. 23 Estate of Dame Mary Grosvenor (a lunatic): leases of lands and grounds in Middlesex during her life.
c. 24 Sir Festus Burke's estate: sale of part towards discharge of debts and incumbrances and provision for his wife.
c. 25 Vesting manors and lands in Devon in Dame Mary Tipping and manors and lands in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire in Dame Anne Tipping.
c. 26 Thomas and Mary Sidney's estate: sale of lands in Suffolk and purchasing and settling lands in Norfolk in lieu.
c. 27 Henry Gray's estate: sale of lands in Hampshire and settlement of lands of equal value in Berkshire and Wiltshire.
see: More effectual execution of an Act concerning Henry Gray's estate 1728 (c. 12).
c. 28 Richard Hampden's estate: vesting in trustees for provision for wife and children and payment of debts to Crown.
c. 29 Estate of John Burt (deceased): sale of part of the estate in Southampton.
c. 30 Caesar Colclough's estate: vesting lands and hereditaments in Ireland in trustees to be sold or mortgaged for discharge of incumbrances, and other provisions.
c. 31 Thomas Bennet's estate in Suffolk, Kent, Middlesex and London : vesting in trustees to be sold for payment of debts, and other provisions.
1726 (13 Geo. 1).
c. 1 Naturalization of Daniel Crespin.
c. 2 Naturalization of Louis Sekeyhaye, George Frederick Handel and others.
c. 3 Little Rissington (Gloucestershire) inclosure.
c. 4 Thomas Brodnax: enabling him to take the surname of May.
c. 5 Charles Nicoll alias Gounter: enabling him to take the surname Nicoll pursuant
to the deed of settlement of William Nicoll, deceased.
c. 6 John Disbrow: enabling him to take the surname Spencer.
c. 7 Naturalization of Abraham Lindberg.
c. 8 Naturalization of Louis Arbert Duplessis.
c. 9 Naturalization of Lewis Guillemau.
c. 10 Lionel Duke of Dorset and Henry Smith's estates: enabling exchanges to be made of lands near Knole Park (Kent) for a rent charge issuing out of manor of Heddington (Hundred of Bullingdon) (Oxfordshire).
c. 11 Vesting rectories, parsonages, churches and chapels of Breamore, South Charford, Hale, Rockbourn, Whitsbury and Quidesley (Hants.) in new trustees to execute powers and trusts contained in an indenture of 15th May 1683.
c. 12 Appointing Commissioners to divide lands in Scarcliffe and Palterton (Derbyshire)
among the proprietors to inclose the same.
c. 13 Hucklecott (Gloucestershire) inclosure.
c. 14 Vesting in trustees manors of Great Hallingbury, Little Hallingbury, Wallbury, Monkbury, the forest or chase in Hatfield (Essex), manor of Bluntshall (Suffolk) and manor of Winterton (Norfolk), to be sold for payment of debts to which they are subject from Sir Edward Turnour's will and purchasing and settling land with any remaining proceeds as directed by will .
c. 15 Moyle Breton's estate: vesting part in trustees to be sold to raise £3,000 charged on other part, and other provisions.
r.in pt.- Breton's estate 1729 (c. 18).
c. 16 Sale of houses and lands in Bridgnorth (Salop.) contained in the marriage settlement of John Yate and purchasing and settling others to the same uses.
c. 17 Addington Rectory (Buckinghamshire): exchange of tithes and glebe lands of and belonging to the rectory for other lands in Addington to be settled
on the rector and his successors, and other provisions.
c. 18 Estate of Elihu Yale (deceased) in Derbyshire: vesting in trustees to be sold and applying one third of the proceeds according to the will of Ursula Yale his daughter and the remainder to benefit his two other coheirs.
c. 19 Repeal of a power of revocation in Francis Goulston's marriage settlement and establishing a new power thereof.
c. 20 Confirmation of a conveyance of the manor of the rectory of Great Stoughton (Huntingdonshire) to Sir Baldwin Conyers, in exchange for an annuity granted by him to the vicar and his successors.
appl.and ext.- S.R.& O. 1933/873(L), art. 7(a), sch. 1.