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Woodborough’s Heritage

Commemorating the centenary of the WWI armistice on 11th day of 11th month 1918

A montage of hand knitted poppies displayed on the railings to Governors’ Field

Woodborough’s Heritage

Woodborough, an ancient Sherwood Forest Village recorded in Domesday







All which five allotments of land containing together thirty four acres and thirteen perches are hereby awarded to the Trustees of the said Elizabeth Sardison in full satisfaction of all her or their lands and common right in and upon the lands and grounds intended by the said Act of Parliament to be inclosed and also in full compensation of the following closes or parcels of inclosed land in Woodborough aforesaid heretofore the property of the Trustees of the said Elizabeth Sardison and by them given up in exchange for other lands of equal value (that is to say) all that close called Burrow Close hereby awarded to Elizabeth Bainbrigge. Also all those two closes called the Crew Closes hereby awarded to John Taylor. And also all that other close called the Hunner Butts Close hereby awarded to the said John Taylor.


And we do award and allot unto and for the Parish Vicar of the Vicarage of Southwell and his successors for the time being one piece or parcel of land in the Moor Field (numbered in the said Map 15) containing one acre and twenty two perches the tenure of which is Copyhold held of the said Manor called Woodborough Copyhold Manor and bounded on or towards the north by lands hereby awarded to Samuel Alvey on or towards the east by the public carriage road leading from Woodborough to Epperstone and by a close called Flatewell Close belonging to the said Vicar on or towards the south by the said close called Flatewell Close and by lands hereby awarded to the Prebendary of the Prebend of Woodborough and on or towards the west by the same allotment hereby awarded to the Prebendary of the said Prebend of Woodborough. And that the fences for inclosing such allotment against the said public carriage toad being now made shall be hereafter repaired by the said Vicar or by the owner or occupier thereof for the time being.



 

 




All which seven parcels of open and inclosed land containing together thirty one acres two roods and thirty seven perches (and after deducting so much land as in the judgment of the said Commissioners is equal in value to his the said Vicars proportion of the expense of the outside mounding or fencing such allotments respectively and of the charges and expenses incident to the obtaining passing and executing the said Act of Parliament) are hereby awarded to the said Parish Vicar of Southwell and his successors in full satisfaction of all his and their lands and common right in and upon the lands and grounds intended by the said Act to be inclosed and also in full compensation of the following closes or parcels of inclosed land in Woodborough aforesaid heretofore the property of the said Parish Vicar of Southwell and by him given up in exchange for other lands of equal value (that is to say):


 

 

 

 

 


And we do award and allot unto and for Samuel Thorpe one piece or parcel of land in the Grimesmoor Common (numbered in the said Map 1) containing three acres two roods and twenty nine perches (the tenure of which is free and common socage) bounded on or towards the west by the Parish of Calverton on or towards the north by the Parish of Epperstone and on or towards the south east by the public carriage road leading from Calverton to Epperstone. And that the fences for inclosing such allotment against the said public carriage road shall be made and thereafter repaired by the said Samuel Thorpe or the owner or occupier thereof for the time being.












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Enclosure of Woodborough 1795 - Page 6 of 7



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