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Heritage Lottery Fund Estates Records Project

The King's College estates records for Sussex refer to College lands in the following manors:

Brighton, Eastbourne Nether Inn, Ewhurst, Heatherden, Hooe, Michelham, Preston and Withyham.

From this page you can view images of selected documents from the Sussex records, visit the online catalogue for each estate, provided through Janus, or download a copy of the county catalogue in Microsoft Word format.

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See account for a bailiff/rent collector in East Sussex. KCAR/6/2/077 HEA/1 Bailiff's Account, 1495-7
KCAR/6/1/0 BEC/28 Grant of Hooe manor, 1106 Grant of Hooe manor to the Abbey of Bec.
Preston court roll KCAR/6/1/0 BEC/4 Preston court roll, 1269/70
KCAR/6/2/177/6 WIT/5 Lease of Withyham manor, 1496/7 Withyham lease

Links to the JANUS online catalogue

Click here to visit the online catalogue pages for the estates in Sussex:

  • Brighton
  • Eastbourne Nether Inn
  • Ewhurst
  • Heatherden
  • Hooe
  • Michelham
  • Preston
  • Withyham

Complete catalogue for Sussex

Click on the link below to view the catalogue for the Sussex records. Please note the Microsoft Word version of the catalogue is not kept as up-to-date as the online version, available through Janus. You are advised to look at the online version if possible.
[Please note you will need Microsoft Word '97 or later in order to view the document correctly, and it may take some time to download.]

The county catalogue has been arranged alphabetically by estate, but if you are interested in a particular town or village within Sussex, you can also download Word catalogues for each estate separately. See the full list of estates here.

Related documents can also be found in the College's Abbey of Bec records. The catalogue for these can be viewed online or downloaded in MS Word format.

If you are interested in viewing any of the documents from the Sussex estate records, please Contact the Archive CentreContact Us to arrange an appointment.

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All links were current as of April 2007.