Property in Newton Lane: Abstract of title of Revd. H H L Longuet Higgins to Freehold Properties known as the Turvey Abbey Estate
A resumes of transactions regarding the Turvey Abbey Estate commencing with the will of Revd. Hugh Henry Higgins who died in 1893. The first schedule lists the particulars of the Abbey Estate (coloured pink on plan 1) with reference to properties, average and remarks relating to Land Tax and rents. The schedule also details inherited properties with the Longuet Higgins family.
The properties mention are:
Abbey Farm, Abbey Square, Baden Farm, Bakers Close, Boons Farm, Cholsoe Farm, Covington’s Yard, Grindstone Hill, Ladybridge Cottages, Laws Field, Little Gains, Mill, Priory Farm, River Great Ouse, Sharpes close and various spinneys.
The second schedule contains particulars of the encumbrances affecting the settled land created by the wills of Revd. Henry Hugh Higgins decd. This includes land sold to Frank collins, Raymond & Hillia Garlick, Frank and Charles Bailey, Bedford RDC, the sale of the Mill to Germinated Grain Products Ltd. and three cottages to George Fenson.
The cottages are rented by the tenants with the following surnames:
Brown, Cockings, Cole, Dent, Everett, Finch, Flute, Fremans, Goldsmith, Goodman, Harley, Hartwell, Hillson, Jackson, Knight, Morris, Newton, Parker, Payne, Rainbow, Reid, Rubythorn, Sargeant, Sharp, Sinfield, Skevington, Stevens, Tolly, Tongue, Tysoe, Wadsworth, Wesley, Wooding and Wright.
The surnames of other tenants of the Turvey Abbey Estates mentioned in the document are:
Allen, Bailey, Beech, Brown, Clifton, Cockings, Collins, Cotton, Dent, Edwards, Flute, French, Gardner, Gent, Goldsmith, Gore, Gough, Grocott, Harley, Hartwell, Hill, Hillson, Keech, King, Lee, Mash, Northwood, Osborne, Parker, Rubythorne, Sargeant, Savage, Shart, Sinfield, Skevington, Stapleton, Stevens, Tolley, Tyson, Wadsworth, Watts, Weed, Wesley, White and Wooding.