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Edmund Freeman (d1623Engl) was a Woodbroker - land info incl.
Posted by: Liz (ID *****6329) Date: June 21, 2012 at 08:20:12
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1600 Bargain and Sale SAS-B/578 20 Jul 1620 see apsley
These documents are held at West Sussex Record Office Conveyance Add Mss 40,254 14 February 1600
These documents are held at West Sussex Record Office Contents:
(a) John Morley of Halnaker (later knighted in Parliament) and William Browne of Tangmere, esqs
(b) Edmund Freeman of Pulborough, woodbroker
Millards, Pulborough, part of the demesne lands of the manor, in
occupation of Thomas Humfrey of Tote
Also copyhold properties in Pulborough, viz Pykehurst in the
occupation of Thomas Humfrey, Gooduse in the occupation of Owen
Humfrey, Brookehouse and Averyes in the occupation of Robert Brooke,
Littlecombe Lands and The Waters in the occupation of Thomas Jordan,
Fowles, in the occupation of Robert Moze, Stoners and Willetts in the
occupation of John Wepham. With all meadows, woods etc
Consideration: A "competent and convenient" sum of money


(history of this land:
Roger Gysse, plaintiff, and John Apsley, gent., and William
Dawtrey, esq., deforciants Manor of PTILBEEOWGH and tenements in
Pulberowgh, also advowson of church of PULBEEOWGH, settled on
John Apsley and heirs (Trin., 10 Eliz. [1568]).

Henry Shelley, esq., plaintiff, and George Apsley, esq., and
Ancilla his wife, deforciants Third part of manor of PULBOEOUGH
and tenements in Pulborough, also advowson of church of PUL-
BOEOUGH, quitclaimed to plaintiff and heirs (East., 41 Eliz. [1599]
1598 Coveyace of eddward Apsley Esq and Robert Shelley execs of John Apsley of Pulborough to John Morley William brown 2nd part George Apsley son and heir of John Apsley 3rd part Snape farm and Hurst wood Okehurst Goodese, Brookhouse and averies Farthinges commungers Little combeland fowles and Millards in Pulborough stoners and willets


Additional docs re Edmund Freeman d. 1623:

(i) Label for (ii), made on a fragment concerning a bill of complaint in Whitehall, dated June 1601. (i) Obligation by William Johnson of the parish of St Olaf in Southwark, Surrey, shipwright, to Edmund Freeman of Pulborough, Sussex, 'woodbroker', for 28. Signed, with seal attached. Witness: Edward Bramfeld
[Endorsed]: The condition that if Johnson pays 14 on 12 September 1601, at the house of Thomas Bywater, cooper, in the said parish of St Olaf, the obligation will be void.
Covering dates 1601 Mar 28 Held by
The National Archives, Kew

1620: Contents: Bargain and Sale SAS-B/578 20 Jul 1620
These documents are held at West Sussex Record Office
By Edmund Freeman senr. of Pulborough, yeoman, to George Coles of
Amberley, yeoman, and John Bewchamp, citizen and salter of London, -
in consideration of fatherly love toward son William Freeman and a
marriage late had between the said William and Christian his wife one
of the daughters of John Hodsoll late of London, gent. decd., - of All
those lands and tenements &c. in Pulborough called Pykhurst in the
occupation of Rhos. Humfrey and other lands in the occupation of Owen
Which premises the said Edmund Freeman late bought (inter alia) of
John Morley of Halwick and William Browne of Tangmer, esq., by deed of
14 Feb., 42 Eliz. To hold to the uses in the present deed mentioned.
Mark of Edmund Freeman senr. and seal
Witnesses:- Richd. Greene senriyener, Robt. Kitchen his servant

1630 10 May 1630 William Freeman now of Stepney Middelsex These documents are held at West Sussex Record Office (John Hodsoll's will mentions property in Ratcliffe)
William Freeman of Ratcliffe in the parish of Stepney (co. Midd'x), to John Gratwicke, gent., of Gervis in the parish of Cowfould, John Ward of Westgrinstede, yeoman, and Henry Lintott of Cowfould, mercer
A messuage called Pykhurste, and a messuage called Gooduse, both in Pullburrough, in the occupation of Randall Cooper
To the use of William Freeman

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