The Arundel Estate Act 1863

Publication Date:January 01, 1863
The Arundel Estate Act 1863

(26 & 27 Vict.) c. 7

An Act for the better Management of the Estates annexed to the Earldom of Arundel, and for the Sale of certain Parts of the same Estates, and for other Purposes, the Short Title whereof is "The Arundel Estate Act, 1863."

[28th July 1863]

ANNO VICESIMO SEXTO & VICESIMO SEPTIMO #-*-##-#*### Cap. 7. An Act for the better Management of the Estates annexed to the Earldom of Arundel, and for the Sale of certain Parts of the same Estates, and for other Purposes, the Short Title whereof is a The Arundel Estate Act, 1863." [28th July 1863.] HERE AS by an Act of Parliament made and passed in the Third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King Charles the First, intituled An Act concerning the Title, 3 Car. l Name, and Dignity of Earl of Arundel, and for the annexing of the Castle, Honour, Manor, and Lordship /"Arundel in the County of Sussex, with the Titles and Dignities of the Baronies ofFitZ' Allen, Clun, and Oswaldstree and Maltravers, and with divers other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments hereafter in this Act mentioned, being now Parcel of the Possessions of Thomas Earl /"Arundel and Surrey, Earh Marshall of England, to the same Title, Name, and Dignity of Earl of Arundel, it was (amongst other things) enacted, that the Dignity of Earl of Arundel, and the said Castle, Honour, and Lordship of Arundel, and the said Baronies of Fitzallen, Clun, [ Private."] pp and 2(i & 27 VICTORLE, Cap.7. The Arundel Estate Act, 1863. and Oswaldstree and Maltravers, and the Borough and Manor of Arundel aforesaid, with the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereof, and the Rectory of Arundel in the said County of Sussex, with the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereof, and the Forest of Arundel, with the Walks of Gunworth and Ruell to the said Forest adjoining, with the Appurtenances thereof, and all those Two , Parks commonly called the Great Park and the Little Park in the said County of Sussex, with the Appurtenances thereof, to the said Castle, Honour, Manor, or Borough of Arundel, or to some or One of them, belonging or appertaining, or with them or some of them used and enjoyed, and all those Lands, Parks, Meadows, and Marshes called Badworth Park in the said County of Sussex, with the Appurtenances thereof, and all that College House there called the College of Arundel, with the Appurtenances, and all that the Almshouse there called the Almshouse of Arundel, with the Appurtenances thereof, and all that Water Mill there called the Swanburne Mill, with the Appurtenances thereof, and all those Rents and Services of the Tenants in the said Borough, and all those Lands, Meadow and Pasture, there, with the Appurtenances, called Bromehurst, and all those Lands, Meadow and Pasture, there, with the Appurtenances, r called the Down, and all those Manors or Lordships of Bury, Offham, Cudlow, Wepham, Warning Gamp, Preston, and Almadington, in the said County of Sussex, with all and singular their Rights, Members, and Appurtenances whatsoever, and all those Rectories of Rustington and Westbourne in the said County of Sussex, with the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereof whatsoever, and all those the Hundreds of Pooling, Eastbourn, Eastwith, Westwith, Avesford, and Rotherbridge, in the said County of Sussex, with their Rights, Members, and Appurtenances whatsoever, and all those Jurisdictions, Royalties, Pre-eminences, Liberties, and Franchises within divers Hundreds, Manors, and Precincts in the said County of Sussex, and in the Counties of Surrey and Southampton, commonly used, called, or known by the Name of the Earl of ArundeFs Liberties, and all that Park called Medhone Park, and the Lands called or known by the Names of Medhone Park in the said County of Sussex, with the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereof, and all that Warren of EUensdeane in the said County of Sussex, with the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereof, and all those Lands, Meadow and Pasture, and Hereditaments, called by the Name or Names of Blakehurst and Brokespeares, or either of them, in the said County of Sussex, with the Appurtenances, and all those the Park and Lands, Meadow, Pasture, and Hereditaments, called Selhurst Park in the said County of Sussex, with all the Rights, Members,, and Appurtenances thereof, and all those yearly Rents reserved upon the Sales of certain Lands in the said County of Sussex, videlicet, for and out of the Demesne Lands of Upmerden Five Shillings, for Lands in Rackton 26 & 27 VICTORIA Cap.7. -_ . ^___ - ?* ' The Arundel Estate Act, 1863. Rackton Five Shillings, for Lands in Northwood Six Shillings and Eightpence, for Lands in Nuttborne Five Shillings per Annum, and all that the Manor of Ashested in the said County of Surrey, with the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereof, and all that the Manor, Rectory, and Isle of Hayling in the said County of Southampton, with the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereof, and all that Capital Messuage called Arundel House in the Parish of r Saint Clement Danes in the County of Middlesex, with the Appurtenances thereof, and all Buildings, Gardens, Back Sides, Wharfs, Waj^s, and Easements thereto belonging, with their Appurtenances, and all those Messuages, Tenements, and Hereditaments in the said Parish of Saint Clement Danes unto the said Capital Messuage near, situate, or adjoining, then commonly called Arundel Rents, with all the Appurtenances thereof, should for ever, by virtue of the said Act, be and remain estated, conveyed, assured, limited, and settled to Thomas Earl of Arundel and Surrey, and the Heirs Male of his Body lawfully begotten and to be begotten, and for. default of such Issue then to the Heirs of the Body of the said Earl lawfully begotten and to be begotten, and for default of such Issue then to the Right Honourable Lord William Howard, Uncle of the said Earl, and Son of the Right Noble Prince Thomas late Duke of Norfolk, and the Heirs Male of the Body of the said Lord William Howard lawfully begotten and to be begotten, and for default of such Issue then to the Heirs of the Body of the said Lord William Howard lawfully begotten, and for default of such Issue to the said Thomas Earl 'of Arundel and Surrey and his Heirs for ever; and it was further enacted, that neither the said Thomas Earl of Arundel and Surrey, nor any the Heirs Male or other Heirs of his Body, nor any other Person or Persons, his or their Heirs Male of his or their Bodies issuing, to whom any Estate of Inheritance of or in the Premises or any Part thereof should thereafter come, descend, or accrue by force or means of the said Act, should thereafter alien, give, grant, bargain, and sell, or otherwise convey away the same or any Part thereof, or any other Thing do which should or might be to the Disherison of the Heirs inheritable by force of the said Act, but that they might make Leases of the said Premises, except of the Castle and Parks of Arundel and the said Mansion House called Arundel House, for Twenty.one Years, in such Manner as Tenants in Tail might make Leases for Twenty-one Years by the Statute made in the Thirty-second Year of the Reign of King Henry the Eighth: And whereas the Estates subject to the Entail created by the said Act of the Third of King Charles the First are hereinafter for the. sake of Distinction generally designated "the said Parliamentary Estates :" And whereas in pursuance of certain Powers contained in an Act of Parliament passed in the Session holden in the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King Charles the Second, intituled An Act for building Arundel House and Tenements thereunto belonging, and in another 26 & 27 VICTORIA, Cap.7. The Arundel Estate Act, 1863. another Act of Parliament passed in the First Year of the Reign of their late Majesties King William and Queen Mary, intituled An Act for building into Tenements the remaining Part of Arundel Ground as now inclosed, divers Messuages, Houses, and Tenements were erected upon the Site of the said Messuage called Arundel House, and of the Buildings, Gardens, Back Sides, and Easements thereunto belonging : And whereas under and by virtue of the Acts of Parliament particularised in the Ninth Schedule hereto, or some of them, divers Parts of the said Parliamentary Estates have been from Time to Time exchanged or sold, and have thus been discharged from the Limitations of the same Act, and divers other Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments have become subject to the Limitations of the said Act: And whereas the Manors, Messuages, Advowsons, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments specified in the First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Seventh Schedules to this Act now stand settled to the Uses of the said recited Act of the Third of King Charles the First, subject nevertheless, as to the Property enumerated in the Third and Seventh Schedules, to the Deductions and Explanations set forth in such Schedules respectively, and the Exchequer Bills and Cash, the Particulars whereof are specified in the Fifth Schedule to this Act, and which are in the Hands of the Accountant General of the High Court of Chancery on the Credit of -the Matter " Ex parte the Purchasers of the Settled Estates of the Duke of Norfolk at Arundel" represent Monies which have arisen from or in respect of the said Parliamentary Estates which have been exchanged or sold, and such Fund is liable to be laid - out in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments to be settled to the Uses of the said Act of the Third of King Charles the First: And. whereas by an Act of Parliament passed in the Session holden in the Ninth and Tenth Years of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to enable the Most Noble Henry Charles Duke of Norfolk, and other the Owners for the Time being of Arundel Castle, and the Estates settled therewith, to grant Leases of Parts thereof and for other the Purposes therein mentioned, and the Short Title whereof is " The Arundel...

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