St John's Old Malden, Surrey - Tombstone Inscription
"In Memory of Mr John MESSINGHAM of St Margaret Westminster
Who departed this life the 22nd day of June 1779 age 57
Also near this place lieth John and Mary MESSINGHAM parents to the
above who died in the year 1730
Also Mary MESSINGHAM (wife of the above) who died March 5 1803 age 78 yrs"
(inscription information from Anne)
This Mary is possibly the one buried in Headley 22.Sep.1801 aged 71 [c1730].
Assuming Mary was from Headley, any one of the following recorded baptisms may be her:Mary Diggens Bpt 4.Dec.1730. John Diggens, father; Elizabeth, mother
Mary Marshall Bpt 13.Jan.1731. William Marshall, father; Anne, mother
Mary Goodyer Bpt 8.Aug.1731. Richard Goodyer, father; Mary, mother
Mary Wisdome Bpt 5.Jan.1732. John Wisdome, father; Mary, mother
Although, this burial may also refer to Mary Patrick (see following footnote).
BISHOP SUTTON MANOR.. Granted by Copy of Court Roll at the Turn of Hock on 4th April.. John Lord Bishop of Winchester...
fine ijs ivd
Richard Missingham and Mary his wife late Mary Lane widow for 14 acres of land parcel of 1 toft and 18 acres of land called Bulls in Greyshott in the Tything of Headley by the yearly rent of iiis ivd WHICH came into the hands of the Lord by the surrender of the said Richard Missingham and Mary his wife and also John Lane (she the said Mary being first solely and secretely examined) TO HOLD to the said Richard and Mary his wife for and during the term of their natural lives and from and after the decease of the survivor of them to remain to the right heirs of such survivors... according to the custom of the said Manor..
Examined by James Serle, Dep. Clerk
BISHOP SUTTON MANOR.. Granted by Copy of Court Roll at the turn of Hock 4th April.. John Lord Bishop of Winchester...
Halffine vijs ijd
Richard Missingham now the husband of Mary late Mary Lane widow formerly Mary Patrick spinster for all and singular her copyhold and customary lands tenements and hereditaments holden of this Manor.. TO HOLD according to the customs of the Manor...
Examined by James Serle, Dept. Clerk
Hampshire 1804 [also 1812]
BISHOP SUTTON MANOR... Granted by Copy of Court Roll on 20th September... [22nd September].. Brownlow Lord Bishop of Winchester...
Fine ijs ivd
Richard Lane only son and heir of Mary Missingham widow deceased who survived Richard Missingham her late husband also deceased and was at the time of her marriage with the said Richard Missingham the widow of John Lane father of the said Richard Lane for 14 acres of land (parcel of 1 toft and 18 acres of land called Bulls in Greyshott in the tithing of Heathley) by the yearly rent of iijs ivd.. WHICH came into the hands of the Lord on the death of the said Mary Missingham...
Examined by James Serle, Dept. Clerk
BISHOP SUTTON MANOR.. Granted by Copy of Court Roll on 26th September...
At this Court before the steward and in presence of the Homage Richard Cane of Headley yeoman surrendered into the hands of the Lord of the said Manor a dwelling house, barn, stables, garden and 8 inclosed pieces of land containing altogether 22 acres with the appurtenances situate in the Tything of Heathley under the yearly rent of iijs being the premisses to which the said Richard Cane was admitted at the Turn of St Martin 1812 on the surrender of Mary Missingham to the use and behoof of the Reverend Samuel Locke of Farnham, Surrey, Doctor in Divinity and his heirs according to the custom of the Manor, saving the right of Caleb Withal in the premisses by virtue of a mortgage...
Consideration money on sale: £400
Signed: Richard Cane (or Lane)
Taken before John Henry Gell
Examined by John Henry Gell, Dept. Clerk
Mary Patrick = John Cane 3 Oct 1753, Linchmere West Sussex
(John Cane bur 29 Apr 1767, Headley)
CANE, baptised Headley Hampshire
Mary 19 Jan 1754
Sarah 7 Feb 1756
Anne 3 Mar 1758
Richard 9 May 1760; Bur: 29 Aug 1830, aged 70 of Grayshot
Mary Cane = Richard Missingham 22 Jul 1768, Headley Hampshire
Last updated: July 2017