Whitfield archive ref. :EK/U 373/T61.

Boys Marriage settlement 1626.

The following information is from a 1667 copy of a marriage settlement of 3rd   day of April in the second year of Charles I. (1626) between:

Sir Edward Boys the Elder of ffredvile ( the first party).

Sir Edward Boys the Younger of ffredvile( the second party), son and heir apparent to the above.

Nicholas Miller of Wrotham (the third party).

John Boys, Esq., eldest son  and heir of Sir Ed. Boys the Younger of ffredvile (the fourth party).

The marriage was between John Boys and Margaret, daughter of John Miller and the following is regarding the settlement of property on John Boys.


All that farm or messuage called Kettington, also Kethampton, now or late in the occ. of Ralf Adams lying in Nonyngton also Nonington 360 acres approx. 
All those peeces and parcells of lands arable and pasture called Longe Lane contayning by estimation three score acres more or less laying in Sibertswill also Shepherdswell occ. Wm. Moone.

Rowberries contayning by estimation sixteen acres more or less lying and being in Nonyngton occ. Sir Ed. Boys the Elder and one Henry Dixon and one house (and buildings ect.) and three acres of pasture more or less occ. by John Mundaie.

(Also mentioned here in the doc. are ‘ three score acres of marshe in Ashe bought from Asra Parthwithe’).

One peece of or parcell of pasture land parte of Henley Downe conteyning by estimation five acres more or less lying or beeing in Nonyngton and Womyngswould occ. Richard Epps and a parcell of pasture lands Henley Downes by est. Four acres occ, Joanne Perkden widow and add. Four acres occ. James Moyton on Henley Downs.

And one parte or parcell of pasture parte of Three Barrow Downe (Included the present Big & Little Ruberry’s Woods) contg by est. twentie acres more or less in Non. and Wym.

The manor of Elvinton with appurtenances five messuages five gardens five hundred and three score and tenne acres of land and a hundred and ffourscore and tenne acres of pasture and ffore score acres woods and of the moytie of three score acres of marshe with appurtinances in Nonyngton Siperdswill

Wymlingswold Eythorne and Ashe next Sandwich.

(Also mentioned is the manor of Elvington also Elinton bldgs. ect. three hundred and three score acres in Eythorne occ. John Gardner).

(Also mentioned twenty acres by Kittington occ. Thos. Harkett)