HIGH STREET NORTH SIDE
Lease 15th October 1668 by the Master and Governors as above to Anthony Worseley of NP, for 6 yrs at forty shillings p.a.. "All that tenement in NP wherein the said Anthony now dwelleth"
Lease 10th December 1682 by John Cooke Vicar of NP and Master of the Hospital and Richard Kilpin, Roger Chapman, Richard Worrall and William Hartley, the Governors of the Hospital to William Worseley for 12 yrs at forty shillings p.a.. " All that mess. or tenement near the North Bridge known by the name of the BIRD IN HAND and now in the occ. of William Worseley
FROM RENT BOOKS
1673-85 Widow Wolseley £2 pa
1685 William Wolseley
Full rent not always paid each year and arrears carried over
1687-1722 William Wolseley £2 pa goes up to £2.10. 0 in 1706
1723 did not pay and is often in arrears
1727-40 Thomas Wolseley
1730 Paid £3.10.0
1741 Mrs Wolseley £3.10.0
1742-63 Widow Wolseley £3.10.0
1762 she is called Mary Wolseley
1767 John Odell now pays £3.10.0 for the property and there is a note "improved" in the margin
1768 John Odell now pays £4.
Near the Common Bakehouse
Charter of 1615 includes .. and all that mess, with a yard and a Close thereunto adjoining then or late in the tenure or occ of Jas Annesley, extending from the street near the Cross lying on the west part of the borough of NP toward a certain little Close called Backhouse House...
DB194/6 28th June 1808
Common Recovery of the estate of the late Jn Hamilton decd, Inrolled at Court of Common Pleas at Westminster in Trinity Term 48 Geo. III. Includes
1 Plot in the High Street with several cotts and other bldgs occ by Jn Coles, Rose Paine, Mary Paine, and Eleanor Burrel, cont 3a, 26p, the devisees obtained this by exchange in lieu of the 3rd allotment to the Master and Govs of Queen Annes Hospital.
HIGH STREET SOUTH SIDE
20th March 1640 Lease by Samuel Austin, clerk, Mathias Dormey, gent, Richard Hill, gent, Richard Perrott, of Tickford, yeoman, John Coles, haberdasher, Nicholas Marshall, James Stevenson, Henry Foxen labourers and Miller, Agnes Clethero and Joan Holmes, widows being the Master, Governors and Poor of Queen Annes Hospital to Arthur Annesley of Hatfield Herts, for 20 yrs at a Rent of £4 p.a.. Property is Three cottages in NP in the tenure of Thos Garner, Mary Kendall alias Mills and Thos Kendall alias Mills and also the plot or piece of ground with the pightle and appurtenances adjoining in NP in the tenure of John Matthew. Which said cottages adjoin the King's Highway on the south and to the west end of a mess. in the occ. of John Matthew and unto the east end of a barn sometimes part of Bareditch Coppie
MARSH END / SILVER STREET
1647 DB219/6 21st Oct. 1647
Messuage or tenement in Marsh end wherein Robert Abraham and John Dorkes now dwell containing three bays, lean to and outhouses etc.
DB220 1st April 1830
ST JOHN STREET
NPHS Deed 6c 3rd February 1783.
Release and Assignment for £80
(1) Geo. Pitt Hurst, of NP Gent., Jn Wilson of NP butcher, Jn Keates of NP dealer in Brandy, Jn Stanton of St Jn Street in St Sepulchres in Middlesex, Innholder
Deed recites Whereas by a lease of 1st June 1757 between
(1) Rbt Watson Vicar of NP and Master of Queen Ann's Hospital, Benjamin Pomfrett Gent., Wm. Davis, currier, Jn Church, Lace Merchant and Jn Purratt Yeoman all of NP and Governors of Queen Ann's Hospital.
The Master and Governors demised, leased and to farm let to Jn Haddon "All that mess or tnmnt with outhouses and appurtenances thereto belonging lying near Tickford Bridge then in occ of Jn Haddon which was formerly two mess's in occs of Samuel Sharp and Mary Cosins, widow, which messuage lies near to the N. end of the bridge and the ground belonging to it extends to the churchyard. Together with the yards, gardens, commons etc and appurtenances thereto belonging". John Haddon or his heirs and assigns to hold the messuage from the Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary last past for 40 yrs subject an annual rent of £6 payable to the Hospital
And Whereas the lease of the mess was afterwards assigned to and vested in Benjamin Wadsworth of NP, carrier for the remainder of the 40 yr lease, which has since become vested in, together with the Freehold messuage described next and intended to be herby granted, conveyed and released stand as a Security to the executors of the Will of Robert Chibnall late of NP decd, lace merchant for the sum of £100.
Whereas by deeds of Lease and Release and Assignment of the 10th and 11th July 1782 between
1) Benjamin Wadsworth
The above Leasehold messuage and the Freehold messuage described below were conveyed by Wadsworth to his Creditors, to be sold for the benefit of his Creditors.
Therefore George Pitt Hurst and the other Creditors have agreed to sell to Thomas Rogers the remainder of the Lease on the Leasehold premises and the Freehold of the other premises for £180 which is the best price they could get. But it was agreed that the £100 due to the executors of Robert Chibnall should remain a charge on both premises. (This means that it is included in the purchase price and will be owed by Rogers to the Executors of Chibnall).
The Properties now (1783) Sold to Thos Rogers are:
"All that freehold messuage, cottage or tenement in St John Street sometime since in the occ of Jn Haddon, decd, late of Benjamin Wadsworth and now of Thos Rogers. The house and ground of Joseph Tame on the NW; the house and premises of the Master and Governors of Queen Ann's Hospital (which is also hereby conveyed) on the SE"
Also "the leasehold premises with outhouses lying near Tickford Bridge sometime since in the occupation of John Haddon decd and formerly two messuages in the occupations of Samuel Sharp and Mary Cusins, widow which lyeth near the North end of the Bridge and the ground belonging thereto extendeth to the churchyard of NP. To have and to hold to Thos Rogers for the remainder of the 40 year lease and subject to the rent of £6 payable to Queen Annes Hospital, and also subject to and charged with the payment of £100 with interest to the executrix and executors of Rbt Chibnall decd.
Witnesses Jeremy Fish Palmer, Thos Kedman, and George Cooch.
39 St John St
CH15 E1 Deeds to Admiral Hood
CH15 E2 Deeds to Butchers Shop
Lease 1st November 1649, by William Pomfrett, George Hill, Anthony Potter the younger and Robert Perrott the Governors of Queen Ann's Hospital (for some reason the Master was not included) to Thos Bacchus of Northampton, dyer, for 21 yrs at £5 p.a.. Property described as "All that tenement or New Building in NP standing at the south end of the said hospital called Queen Ann's, consisting of one bay and an entry with the lofts and rooms over it and also the lofts over the old hospital under which the poor people have habitations and also all the backside and pightle belonging to the said hospital and containing by estimation 1 acre with all the profits and appurtenances thereunto belonging". The governors reserved to themselves the yard plot now covered out from the said backside and in the occ. of the 6 poor people belonging to the hospital, and also the hovel and the ... now standing , growing or being, or which during the continuance of the present lease shall stand, grow or be in or upon the said premises. The Governors were responsible for maintaining the property and not to carry out any activities in the lofts to the annoyance of the inhabitants below.
THE VICARAGE/MASTERS HOUSE AT JOHN ST
CH15 E4 13th August 1894
1875 Vicarage was let to Henry Cripps Rogers on 25th August 1875 for 7 years at £50 pa.
1894 let to James Croxton Walker at £40 pa from 3 months to 3 months. Either party can give 3 months notice of termination.
1897 let to William J Powell, solicitor at £40 pa from 1 year to 1 year. Either party can give 1 years notice of termination.
1954 From Bucks Standard
DB249/3 8th Sept 1770
To son John Haddon my messuages, lands and farms in fflower (Flore) Northants in the occ of Jn Hallowell, Also my mess in Redbourne, Herts in the occ of Thos Skelton, for ever.
Also to son John my mess in NP now in his occ which I hold by Lease of the Master and Governors of Queen Ann's Hospital, for the remainder of the term of my lease.
Rents Books CH15. AM1 1669-1686
In above one of the Governors collects rents each year, he is called Collecting Governor. For example 1669 Thomas Kilpin, 1670 Marke Slingesbie, 1671 Roger Chapman, 1672 William Hartley, 1674 Thomas Kilpin.
1560 Grant in Fee Simple to George Howard the King and Queens servant of lands reported by him to be concealed, this covered the whole country and included “2 tenements in NP late of a Chantry in the church there” also “The chapel of St John in NP and land assigned for a priest to celebrate there on St John the Baptist day, now or late in the tenure of John Saunderson, clerk of Milton Keynes, Cal Pat Elizabeth.
There are a lot of Queen Annes Hospital Deeds and Accounts at Aylesbury listed as CH/15. These have not been seen by D Mynard.