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Alefounder of Burnham, Essex

Notes on some of those mentioned in the Burnham pedigree.

Daniel Alefounder, ca. 1743-1829

A farmer of Burnham. An advertisement appeared on 15th December 1786, in the Chelmsford Chronicle, page 3:

ESSEX
To be Sold by PRIVATE CONTRACT.
A COPYHOLD FARM called ROMANS; consisting of a farm-house, barn, stable, and other convenient buildings, in good repair; together with THIRTY-TWO Acres, or thereabouts, of rich arable and pasture Land, to the same belonging, situate and being in the parish of BURNHAM in Essex, now in the occupation of Daniel Alefounder, at the yearly rent of 27£

The above estate is holden of Lady Mildmay's manor of BURNHAM with MANGAPP, subject to an anuual quit-rent; fine on admission at the will of the lady.

Mr. Alefounder, the tenant, will shew the premises.

...

For further particulars enquire of Mr. Edward Gepp, attorney at law, at Chelmsford.

Daniel and his wife sold copyhold land held of Burnham with Mangapp in 1798: see the Manorial Records section for details.

Maria Bishop née Bigmore, b 1850

Maria Bishop née Bigmore, b 1850.
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William Joshua Bishop, b 1880

William Joshua Bishop, b 1880.
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