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Records of the Salwey Family
Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AQ
ph: 01743 255350
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I. Manorial Records
Richard’s Castle: Court Rolls 1677-1680 (bundle)
Estreat Roll 1665; 1666-1668; 1668-1669
List of Constables for the townships within the Manor
1704-1788 (3 membranes)
Silvington: Court Rolls temp. Henry VIII - temp. James I (bundle) Hill Family
II. Records of Title
Salwey Cockram Estates
1. Richard’s Castle and general estates. 1552-1874 (75 [records?]). These include grants of the manor and land known as the Park and grant by Rowland Bradshaw to his son Francis of the keeping of the deer in the manor of Richard’s Castle, formerly granted by John Bradshawe, deceased, to Richard Cornewall of Burford, and liscense, 1638, by Robert, Earl of Lyndsay and others., to William Crowther, to pull down his ruinous mansion house called Mary Knowle in Bringwood Chase, the remains of which stand upon a bleak unsheltered hill, and to build it on another site.
2. Richard’s Castle (township of Overton) 1575-1835 (45 [records?])
Includes the deeds to Overton Mill
3. Richards Castle and Wigmore. Properties concerned in the marriage of William Cockram and Katherine Salwey, 1688 (7 [records?])
4. Wigmore. Estates including the site of the dissolved monastery which formed part of what was later known as the Grange Estate 1615-1737 (43 [records?])
5. Shipton. 1624 (1 [record?])
Other Herefordshire Properties
1. Dilwyn 1750 (1 [record?])
2. Ledbury. 1620-1714 (6 [records?])
3. Leominster 1838, 1881
4. Elton. Deeds and Papers 1579-1865 (177 [records?])
5. Leintwardine. 1689 (1 [record?])
Other Counties (Salwey family interests)
1. Berkshire (Wytham) 1674-1680 (3 [records?])
2. Cambridgeshire 1649
3. Essex 1803
4. Gloucestershire - Newent and elsewhere 1613
5. Worcestershire - Kyre Wyard, Fladbury 1750 1680 (3 [records?])
6. Wiltshire 1663-1680 (4 [records?]
III. Family and miscellaneous estate papers
1. The Cockeram family of The Grange, Wigmore, Herefordshire.
The Cockrams became connected with the Salweys by the marriage in 1688 of William with Katherine Salwey, a marriage by which an interest in the Wigmore estate known as the Grange is reflected in the records.
1. Arthur Cockram of the Grange
…..2. Judeth Cockram
……..+William Bridgewater, cabinet maker
……….3. Thomas Bridgewater
…..2. William, Cockram merchant of London (cloth worker)
……….3. William Cockram
……….3. Salwey Cockram
……….3. Arthur Cockram
………….4. Salwey Cockram
…..2. Susanna Cockram b. 1662
a.) 1662-1673: reciepts for rents paid out of the Grange Estate by Arthur Cockeram to J. Booth. (20 records?])
b.) 1667-1668 Letters and Papers: Arthur Cockram to his son, William, mainly on his marriage with Katherine Salwey, daughter of Richard Salwey of the Hayes, and articles of agreement on marriage. (20 [records?])
c.) 1666-1705. Acquittances to Wm. Cockram, bonds, etc., among them a bond upon the marriage of William Bridgewater to Judeth, Cockram’s sister. (31 [records?])
d.) 1666-1687. Letters to William Cockerham, merchant, concerning affairs at estate Trippleton (in Leintwardine, Herefordshire) building at the Grange Estate. (no date). Disbursements of Jno. Smith on behalf of his master, Wm. Cockeram. Letter written to J. Salwey from Wm. Cockeram about his estate.
e.) 1687 Papers relating to Wm. Cockram’s purchase of estate in St. Hermonds, Radnor. 1697 Sale of property. (10 [records?])
f.) 1721-1726 Correspondence mainly between R. Salwey and Henry Arthur Cockram, relating to Cockram’s estate at Trippleton, to his financial affairs, complicated by his father’s bankruptcy, and plans for his career (44 [records?]) Note: a label on the packet indicates that “Brother Arthur” lost all his fortune in “the Fatal S. Sea year 1720”.
g.) Affairs of Salwey Cockram:
1.) 1733-1739 Bills a papers in legal case. (4 [records?])
2.) 1752-1759 Letters from John Collet in London to Cockram at the Grange concerning Cockram’s claim on the estate of Mrs. Martell (a relation): the sale of plate and jewelry, the investment of cash in stocks. References to and opinions on the course of the Seven Years War (30 [records?])
3.) 1754 Letters about the post of Sheriff (of Herefordshire) including a letter from Lord Oxford who applied the Lord President to have Cockram excused. (4 [records?])
4.) 1759 Letters concerning dispute about the Easter offering due from Cockram’s tennants in Leintwardine
2. Affairs handled by Thomas Bridgewater
a.) 1703-1731 Receipts to bills paid by Thomas Bridgewater, mainly for the gilding of picture frames, etc. (8 [records?])
b.) 1725 Probate will of John Munmore, pensioner of King George, appointing Thomas Bridgewater, cabinet maker, one of his executors.
c.) 1732-1733 Probate Will of Susanna Jones of the parish of S. Olava…? Southwark, making bequest to Salloway Cockram, son of her nephew, Arthur. 1732-1733 Papers relating to her affairs
d.) 1737 Probate Will of Richard Duke of the parish of S. Anne, Middlesex, cousin of Sarah Norgrave and of Thomas Bridgewater, whom he appoints executors. 1738 Executorship papers.
e.) 1743 Probate Will of Sarah Norgrave of the parish of S. Anne, Middlesex, appointing Thomas Bridgewater of Leintwardine her executor. 1740-1742 Receipts Mrs. Norgrave’s affairs, including those to bills for repairs to the house in Lancashire Court. (19 [records?]) 1743 Executorship Papers (14 [records?])
IV. Salwey Family
1.) Affairs of T.R. Salwey
a.) 1817-1818 Correspondence concerning loan of a stock by T.R Salwey to E. Wellings and T. Coleman (18 [records?])
b.) 1825-1828 Estate business papers, including correspondence about a new turnpike road through Salwey’s estate.
2.) Later papers 1866-1926. Correspondence and miscellaneous papers, .................legal and estate business. 3 boxes.
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