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At the Rutland Arms Inn Newmarket 13th February 1840

At the meeting of the commissioner named in and appointed by an act of parliament made and passed in the second year of the reign of her present majesty entitled "an act for enclosing lands in the parish of Moulton in the county of Suffolk held at the Rutland Arms Inn in Newmarket in the county of Cambridgeshire on Thursday the 13th day of february 1840 in pursuance of public notice given of such meeting by advertisement in the newspaper called "The Bury and Suffolk Herald" on the 22nd and 29th days of January last and the 5th and 12th days of February instant and by affixing the same on the principal outer door of the parish church of Moulton aforesaid on Sunday the 19th and 26th days of January last and on Sunday the 2nd and 9th days of February instant as requested by the said act.

Present

John Josselyn Esq, Commissioner The Rev James Barker John Turner Hales Esq, Magistrate

The commissioner and justices proceeded to hear objections to the stopping up the public roads and footpaths. No objection was made expecting to the stopping the footpaths numbers 10, 11 and 12. The order was made that footpaths numbers 10 and 11 should be discontinued and stopped up with the understanding that a new footpath will be set out over the Hall Close as shown by the commissioner on the surveyor plan to the objectors. The objection to number 12 was withdrawn on the understanding that a new footpath is to be set out over Lidgate field as shown by the commissioner on the surveyor's plan to the objectors.

The commissioner and justices then proceede to sign the order for stopping up the said roads and footpaths and duplicate thereof. The commissioner paid 100 to John Evered on further account of making the public roads. The commissioner adjourned to the following morning at 10 o'clock.

John Josselyn

At the Rutland Arms Inn Newmarket 11th February 1840

The commissioner met pursuant to adjournment and proceeded to make a calculation for a rate to meet the estimate expenses of the enclosure and the surveyor was directed to make out the proportion to be paid by each proprietor. The surveyor went over to Moulton to view the state of part of the road. The clerk was directed to get such of the public roads as were completed certified by the magistrates. The commissioner signed a check for 7.10 in favour of Benjamin Tweed for notice board and stake.

John Josselyn

At the Rutland Arms Inn Newmarket 27th April 1840

At the meeting of the commissioner named in and appropriated by an act of parliament made and passed in the 2nd year of the reign of her present majesty entitled "an act for enclosing lands in the parish of Moulton in the county of Suffolk held at the Rutland Arms Inn in Newmarket in the county of Cambridgeshire on Monday 27th day of April 1840 in pursuance of public notice given of such meeting by advertisement in the newspaper called "The Bury and Suffolk Herald" on the 15th and 22nd days of April instant and by affixing the same on the principal outer door of the parish church of Moulton aforesaid on Sunday the 19th day of April instant as required by the said act. The commissioner determined upon the agreement of reference to him by his grace The Duke of Rutland and the guardians of Edward Hammond that the said Duke do pay by way of compensation to the said guardians the sum of 225. The commissioner signed an order for a rate of 2002-12s-8d to be paid at the office of the clerk to the commissioner on or before the 2nd day of June next in the following shares and proportions:-

 

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Blinker, H. J & J 2 - 8 - 6 
Bailey, James 2 - 8 - 6
Cooper, William  34 - 4 - 8
30 compensation to Duke of Rutland 197 - 12 - 0
Davison, William 206 - 0 - 9
Greenall, Rev G H 21 - 15 - 8
Goer, William Hammond, Edward guardians of 307 - 3 - 5
Jonas, Samuel Clarke 14 - 5 - 11
Issacson, William Parr 20 - 19 - 1
Leech, Reuben 2 - 8 - 6
Skulthorpe, Mary 8 - 12 - 2
Rutland, Duke of 1359- 12 - 3
Trinity Hall, master fellow and scholars 470 - 16 - 4
Churchwardens of Moulton 14 - 4 - 11

The commissioner determined that the sum of 30 should be paid by William Cooper for the value of the land given up to him by the Duke of Rutland which is therefore added to William Cooper's proportion of the above rate.

John Josselyn

Rutland Arms Inn Newmarket, 8th October 1840

At the meeting of the commissioner named in and appointed by an act of an act of parliament made and passed in the 2nd year of the reign of her present majesty entitled "an act for enclosing lands in the parish of Moulton in the county of Suffolk held at the Rutland Arms Inn in Newmarket in the county of Cambridgeshire on Thursday the eighth day of October 1840 in pursuance of public notice given of such meeting by advertisement in the newspaper called "The Bury and Suffolk Herald" on the 16th, 23rd and 30th days of September last and by affixing the same on the principal outer door of the parish church of Moulton aforesaid on Sunday the 13th day of September last as required by the said act.

The commissioner received a consent in writing made by the hand of His Grace The Duke of Rutland that the following old enclosures (viz) Barn Close number on the plan 196, Malting Close to 137, the Kentford Close to 271, Six Acres and 18 perches being part of Saint Foin Close to 147 and Holme Close to 142. One acre part of Bonfire Close to 314. One wood and thirty perches part of Hall Close No. 180, Water Lane right No 211, also the Stone Hall and French Hall enclosures and the several Heaths called the Hall Heath and Thrift Heath should be considered as allotted land.

The commissioner received consent for exchanges beteween The Duke of Rutland and Trinity Hall.

A notice under the hand of Joseph Wright was received on the commissioner objecting to the jurisdiction of the commissioner to allot the Thrift Heath and declining to offer evidence in support of his claim. Mr Cannon on behalf of the poor of Moulton served a notice on the commissioner protesting against the jurisdiction of the commissioner to allot the Thrift Heath and after producing certain evidence in support of the right of the poor, to cut furze on the Thrift Heath a portion whereof was rejected as inadmissable requested the commissioner to adjourn the meeting to enable him to produce other evidence.

The commissioner signed a check for 1120.15s in favour of John Evered, balance of account of the making of the public roads. The commissioner signed a check for 200 in favour of Mr William Parr Issacson the clerk on account. The commissioner signed a check for 100 in favour of himself as commissioner on account. The commissioner signed a check for 100 in favour of the Rev George Hutton Greenall on account of fencing the Glebe. The commissioner signed a check for 10.10 in favour of John Fletcher amount of bill for work on the roads. The commissioner signed a check for 50 in favour of Mr John Issacson the surveyor on account.

No objections were made to the setting out of the following footpaths:- 1) The Kennett and Kentford path commencing at the North East corner of Water Lane Close and proceeding in a Northward direction along the east side of Pepperage Close and over other lands allotted to the master fellows and scholars of Trinity Hall till it enters the Kennett and Kentford Road. 2) The Newmarket footpath branching out of the North West corner of a close called Melbourne Close and proceeding in a North Westward direction over a part of Market Field till it enters the Newmarket Road near the North end corner of Newmarket Six Acres in the said field. 3) The Ashley footpath commencing at the North East corner of Woodcroft Close and proceeding in a North East direction in a straight line over Market and Lidgate fields till it enters the Dalham Road.

The commissioner adjourned to the 26th of October instant at the Cock Inn Kentford at 10 0'clock in the morning.

John Josselyn

At the Cock Inn Kentford The 26th day of October 1840

The commissioner met in pursuance of the adjournment when a letter was read from Mr Cannon the agent of the paupers of Moulton, claimants of the right to cut furze from the thrift Heath stating his inability to offer further evidence in support of the claim and the commissioner adjudicated that such claim had not been established.

John Josselyn

At the Rutland Arms Inn Newmarket the 7th and 8th of December 1840

The commissioner held a private meeting these days when the draft of the award was read over and revised

John Josselyn

At the Rutland Arms Inn Newmarket 5th March 1841

At the meeting of the commissioners named in and appropriated by an Act of Parliament in the second year of the reign of her present majesty entitled " An act for enclosing lands in the parish of Moulton in the county of Suffolk" held at the Rutland Arms Inn in Newmarket All Saints in the county of Cambridge on Friday 5th day of March 1841 in pursuance of public notice given of such meeting by advertisement in the newspaper called "The Bury and Suffolk Herald" on the 17th and 24th days of February last and by affixing the same on the principal outer door of the parish church of Moulton aforesaid on Sunday the 21st day of February last as required by the said act.

The commissioner signed cheques in favour of the follwing persons:- 

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John Issacson surveyor- balance 195- 4 - 4 
W P Issacson - public expenses 36 - 5 - 0 
Printers bill and advertisement 41 - 12 - 0 
Stamps for award 39 - 18 - 8 
W P Issacson -prior to passing act 50 - 0 - 0 

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General bill 296- 18 - 10 " 
Archbishop ... 6 - 14 - 0 " 
Drawing award 123- 5 - 2 426- 18 - 0 
Rec on account 200- 0 - 0 226- 18 - 0 
Enrolling and binding award 7 - 7 - 0 
J Josselyn commissioner balance 150- 0 - 0

The award having been read over in the presence of such of the proprietor as attended, the commissioner executed the same

John Josselyn

 

see also 1839 Minutes and 1841 Minutes
 

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