Document ReferencePl C 1/340
TitleLetter from Jonathan Clay, Mansfield, to Oliver Marten, Temple, London; 24 Apr. 1721
Date24 April 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to 'the affair of Gleadthorpe', Mr Marten being employed by Lord Harley to find all the relevant documentation; explains that the court proceedings over whether the place was extra-parochial or in the parish of Warsop ended without resolve; writes that the business began again when some men from Warsop performed a distraint on Lord Harley's tenant William Broomhead of Gleadthorpe for non-payment of the parish poor rates; states that he has brought an action against the men in the county court; gives details of the warrants he has seen and explains why he believes them to be suspect; states what needs to be done by Lord Harley if he wishes the business to go through the courts.
Termdisputes, property
legal cases, Gleadthorpe 1721
land, extra-parochial

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38795Broomhead; William (fl 1715-1721); Mr; gamekeeper and tenant of Lord Harley at Gleadthorpefl 1715-1721
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA38773Clay; Jonathan (c.1685-1724); Mr; attorney of Mansfield; steward of the Manors of Clipstone and Mansfieldc.1685-1724
NA38713Marten; Oliver (fl 1713-1720); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1720
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