Property     Residential
38 Newcomen Road (Deeds)   
DHRG No. 100037
Deeds for 38 Newcomen Road (once owned by Dr. McConaghey).

Orleans, 24 Southtown   
DHRG No. 100038
Deeds for ''Orleans'' No. 24 Southtown.

4 The Quay, a Town House   
DHRG No. 100039
A Devon town-house of 1664. A detailed document of the building which has a mixed Residential and Comercial use.

Hawarden, Summary of Deeds   
DHRG No. 100042
Summary of Deeds relating to Hawarden when in the ownership of Thomas Wilton.
See also DHRG publication No 19.

Deeds etc. deposited in the Museum by Mrs Lambert   
DHRG No. 100043
Document Held: Dartmouth Museum.
Indenture made in 10/1/1828 between Sarah Dashper & Robert & Arthur Holdsworth.
Schedule of indentures dated 1718, 1728, 1746/7, 1802 giving names of previous owners including Newton, Francis Lydston, Hicks, Newcombe, Polly Gundry, Abraham.
List of Indentures of sales from 1735 to 1880
List of documents relating to Kelly's Gift (Trust) from 1635.

Westbourne, Vicarage Hill   
DHRG No. 100045
Summary of deeds of Westbourne.

Summerland Browns Hill   
DHRG No. 100060
A collection of deeds re house and gardens called Summerland at Browns Hill 1728 to 1864.

Conveyance of property in Lower Street   
DHRG No. 100066
Document Number: TO/Ad/Pr/001
Document Held: DRO Exeter

Mr Robert Cranford to the Dartmouth Local Board of Health. £475 from Board of Health for 2 houses near churchyard on the west, a public street and premises owned by John Strike, innkeeper. On north partly by a public street and partly by public steps lately converted to a slopeway from New Quay to the church. On east by street leading to Lower Street. On south by lands of Robert Luke, previously in the possession of Pegg Maddick and Margaret Stephens or tenants and then Wm Ash Hawke, Gge Walter Bodley and Thom Lear as tenants. Premises lately taken down to improve and widen the streets.

Conveyance of House in Pillory Lane   
DHRG No. 100067
Document Number: TO/Ad/Pr/007
Document Held: DRO Exeter

£70 paid to Robert Cranford by Town Council acting as Urban Sanitary Authority.

Treasurer – Richard Webber Egg
Mentioned;- Alexander Ridgeway
Public Health Act 1875

Dwelling bounded south side of Pillory Lane on north and east by dwelling property of Trustees of the Borough, on the south side by property of Alexander Ridgeway Esq, on west side by piece of land formerly a house taken down by Council for widening highway.

Valuation of the dwelling house late Lakes   19thC
DHRG No. 100068
Document Number: TO/Ad/Pr/009
Document Held: DRO Exeter

Oaths made by;-
Henry Joseph Holdsworth Esq – Mayor,
Robert Efford – Builder and Appraiser,
William Adams – Builder.
Visited the dwelling house in possession of Messrs Harris & Co and John Jennings to survey and estimate.
Valued at £20 per annum (rent), £350 for the term of 79 years. For further information for documents in this series see 103051 Guildhall Documents 1.

Sale of Seale property to H Mair. 1864   
DHRG No. 100069
Document Held: Routley Family.
Sale of property by Henry Seale to Hugh Mair April 1864
This Indenture list many Dartmouth property’s sold by H Seale to Hugh Mair & possibly marks the ending of the Seale families affair with Dartmouth after several centuries. Also given are details of the occupants at that time. PDF File.

13 Clarence Hill   
DHRG No. 100071

Assignment of Title of 1 house at New Quay   
DHRG No. 100072
Document Number: TO/Ad/LE/026
Document Held: DRO Exeter

Mary Bastard, widow/executrix of John Bastard, to Thomas Lake pawnbroker(?), the western one of 2 houses near New Quay, including ground floor shop and office, for £177-10-0. Premises lately rebuilt.

Previous owners or adjoining owners referred to were Elizabeth Pottin, Staplehill, Adams, Roger Bidgood, Honor Hawkins dec’d.

Assignment of Lease of land at Mill Gullet   
DHRG No. 100073
Document Number: TO/Ad/LE/027
Document Held: DRO Exeter

Assignment of Lease of land at Mill Gullet for up to 4 houses, by Thomas Bartlett Codner, Master R.N., and Joseph Lidstone builder to William Gregory victualler, 29 July 1856.

Land measuring 74 ft. e-w. and between 27 ft. and 56 ft. n-s, bounded by house/garden of Charles Campion Jones, highway and millpond.

Consideration £250 plus £175 = £425.

Indenture and schedule A Ridgeway   
DHRG No. 100074
Document Number: TO/A D/L E/039
Document Held: DRO Exeter

Alexander Ridgeway of Shepherd A in the parish of Blackawton Covent with Dartmouth local Board of Health formed in 1858. Reference to several Indenture this previously made between the Board of Health and Richard Webb Egg treasurer, and A Ridgeway really arched cellars at Bearcove, land and hereditament conveyed to a A Ridgeway with that other hereditament.

Schedule:- List history of the various properties from 1835. Names mentioned:-Amos Peek, John Caddy, John Brown Smith, Joseph Wills, Joseph Love, Jane Efford, William Hockin, Robert Loney, Walter Prdeaux, Hodge, Perring, Thomas Holdsworth Brooking, Thorn, Gray, Steer, Mitchelmore, Lewis, Henry, Lamble, and others.

From 1802., Hayman Codner, New house in Higher Street and Newcomen Road. From 1845:- Codner Thompson Symonds, Earle, Neck.

15 Brown’s Hill   
DHRG No. 100078
A history of 15 Brown's Hill, otherwise known as Slippery Causeway, Dartmouth

The Manor House, Southtown   
DHRG No. 100079
A history of the Manor House, Southtown

The Keep History   
DHRG No. 100091

23 & 25 Ridge Hill   
DHRG No. 100095
Notes on the History of 23 and 25, Ridge Hill.

Seale 0032 Indenture 1724   1600-1749     Mount Boone House     Seale Family Papers 18thC
DHRG No. 100190
Mrs. Seale & son trust Deed to Captain Pipon of part of Mt. Boon etc.---------
Witnessed by:- John Seale John Pipon Jo. Russell Tho. Pering.

Seale 0033 Inventory 20 Oct. 1724   1600-1749     Mount Boone House     Seale Family Papers 18thC
DHRG No. 100191
At Norton & Mount Boon.. Livestock Deadstock. eg. Hay, Clover Hay and Clover Husbandry. Household good at Norton. At the houses at The Higher Norton. At the Lime Kiln. Household goods at Mount Boon etc. Signed by:- Elizabeth Seale John Seale Thomas Pipon Witnessed by:- John Pipon Jo Russell Tho Pering.

The Wilton Memorial to Dartmouth Men who fell in the Great War 1914-1919.   Commercial     First World War     Social History 20thC
DHRG No. 102731
Images of booklet on the history of the Wilton Memorial, endowed by Sir Thomas Wilton, Mayor of Dartmouth 1914-1919. Author not given, published 1930. Endowment covered Cromwell House, Fairfax Place, and two residential houses in Victoria Road. Details given in booklet.

Map of Brown’s Hill   
DHRG No. 102904

Bonfill-Mayne Indenture   
DHRG No. 102905

Compulsory Purchase of house in Lower Street known as Luke’s House   19thC
DHRG No. 102940
TO/Ad/Pr/011 - 1876 (for further details on documents in this series see 103051 Guildhall Documents 1). Property purchased by Dartmouth Town Council for street improvement.

Indenture,1814   19thC
DHRG No. 102941
Indenture between Arthur Bailey Harris and others, 1814, land near Milton Green, Townstal. Transcript. See Guildhall Documents 1, 103051.

17 Ridge Hill   
DHRG No. 102954
House History

Summary of indentures for 12 Townstal Crescent, Mt. Boone Estate & Townstal Farm   19thC 20thC
DHRG No. 103016
These document summaries are from the Deeds of No 12 Townstal Crescent & relate to the sale of part of the Seale Estate to the Trustees of Edward W W Raleigh in 1873. This included Mount Boone, most of Townstal north of Townstal Road & Townstal Farm, and became known as the Raleigh Estate. The land was specified as "all those the Manors or Lordships of Norton Dawnay and Bosomzeale in the County of Devon, and also all the several messuages farm lands, Steam Floating Bridge, right to take tolls and other hereditaments". Dartmouth Council bought the land forming Townstal Crescent in 1929 and 12 Townstal Crescent was sold to Charles Green, printer, in 1930.

Newcomen Lodge or Cottage Ridge Hill   
DHRG No. 103017
Summary of papers relating to conveyancing transactions for the above mentioned property between the 2nd August 1867 and 1960.The papers arrived by post (London postmark), in a large parcel, with no accompanying letter. The parcel was addressed to the archivist Dartmouth Town Council.The property is thought by some to building material salvaged from Thomas Newcomen in Lower St.

DHRG No. 103018
Notes on Deeds of Above Town Manor House

Southtown Manor Indenture   
DHRG No. 103019
Letter from Ray Freeman to Mrs E. Rust10a Thorney Lane SouthRichings Park

The Keep   
DHRG No. 103020
Letter from Mrs Ray Freeman to owners Mr & Mrs Murray with a very brief summary of the history by Philip Pensabene, a previous owner.

Week Cottage   
DHRG No. 103023
Which school would the children from the cottage have gone to?

Combecote Ridge Hill   
DHRG No. 103025
The remarkable history of a Dartmouth house - Combecote, formerly Belmont.

Gunfield Bathing House & near by public Bathing Station   
DHRG No. 103029
This small chapel like building lies in a small cove on the castle side of what was once the Gunfield hotel. The building near by was built as a public bathing station & later became the residence for the Castle Estate gardener.

Old Vicarage, Southtown 2   
DHRG No. 103069
Indenture of three parts between Thomas Floud, the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Ann for the augmentation of poor clergy & Rev John Mathew Glubb curate of St Petrox. 1824

Summary   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100046
Deeds relating to No 15 Ridge Hill from 1810 to 1922.

Christopher-Gibbs   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100051

Gibbs-Banfield   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100052

Gibbs-Mayne   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100053

Kelly-Hockin   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100054

Kelly-Mayne 1861   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100055

Lidstone-Martin 1889   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100056

Teage-Lidstone R   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100057

Teage-Newman F   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100058

Tax Form   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100059

£80 Indenture   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100093

Sale Notice   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 100094

15 Ridge Hill Indenture   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 103101
Image of a Indenture dated August 1864

15 Ridge Hill Abstract of Title September 1810.doc   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 103103
Displayed in 9 images

15 Ridge Hill Deeds 1806 displayed as 9 images   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 103104

15 Ridge Hill April 1848   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 103105
Displayed as 7 images

15 Ridge Hill February 1848   15 Ridge Hill
DHRG No. 103106
Displayed as 4 images

Conveyance Morocco House 1923 Miss Stone to Mr Dunning   Morocco House
DHRG No. 100081
Miss H P Stone to Mr J R J Dunning

Morocco House Indenture 1924   Morocco House
DHRG No. 100082

Indenture 1930   Morocco House
DHRG No. 100083
Indenture between National Provincial Bank & Richard Dunning, Morocco House.

Conveyance March 1932   Morocco House
DHRG No. 100085
Conveyance R Dunning to W Peters. Morocco House. Includes legal charges.together with conveyance Peters to Knowles on the same date.

Title deeds 1934   Morocco House
DHRG No. 100086
Abstract of title deeds Morocco House. W Peters. Displayed as 8 images.

Conveyance 1935   Morocco House
DHRG No. 100087
W Peters to R Lambert, Morocco House. Deeds displayed as 3 images.

Conveyance of Morocco House 1981   Morocco House
DHRG No. 100088
Conveyance from D Emmerton to Mr & Mrs Ian Bailey

Morocco House Hanna Pitts 1911   Morocco House
DHRG No. 103070

Conveyance Summary   Mount Boone House
DHRG No. 100061
Conveyance of Mount Boone Estate, lately conveyed by Mary Harris, widow, to John Scale, 20/10/1725.
Indenture of Conveyance between 1. Mrs Elizabeth Seale, widow, mother & guardian of John Seale, an infant under 21, viz. aged 19 years, and 2. Capt. Thomas Pipon, brother of E. Seale and uncle of John Seale.

Mount Boone House Conveyance 1724 – Image of Original   1600-1749     Mount Boone House     Seale Family Papers 18thC
DHRG No. 100062
Image of document.

Mount Boone House Conveyance   Mount Boone House
DHRG No. 100063
Image of schedule of contents

Mount Boone house Conveyance   Mount Boone House
DHRG No. 100064
A History.

1906 Charity Commission Report (extract)   Commercial     Dartmouth Charities     Social History 20thC
DHRG No. 102757
Extracts from 1906 Charity Commission Report on Dartmouth Charities, schedule of Property, Tenants, Income, Terms etc. The charities are not named.

Programme for DHRG event “A History of Dartmouth in Four Houses” 2023   16thC 17thC 18thC 19thC 20thC 21stC
DHRG No. 103199
Handout to audience members for the DHRG event at the Flavel on Saturday 18 November 2023 entitled "A History of Dartmouth in Four Houses". The houses researched were: 4 The Quay; 46 South Ford Road; Coombe Villa, Coombe Terrace; and 20 Crossparks.