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  • * Victoria County History *

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    Parishes Banstead

    of such wool was greatly decayed. 4 The reputation of Banstead Downs for sheep is referred to by Pope in the Imitations of Horace, and by others. Historically Banstead Downs were the scene of sport. When Holland 's ill-contrived royalist

    Parishes Sutton

    to Epsom , which is crossed by the road which runs from London to Brighton , by way of Banstead Downs and Reigate Hill , made in 1755 . 1 This was the usual road to Brighton till 1807, when

    Parishes Cuddington

    Park by James I , who was frequently resident there for hunting and racing, which probably took place on Banstead Downs ( vide Banstead ). On 1 December 1606 the Earl of Worcester was appointed Keeper of the Great Park

    Parishes Epsom

    of the 17th century, marks 'the Race,' extending in a straight line from Banstead Downs on to Epsom Downs . In 1648 a horse-race on Banstead Downs , evidently a usual occurrence, was made the prelude to Lord Holland's rising

  • * British History Online * *

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    Entry Book, December 1672, 16-31, 01 December 1672-31 December 1672

    to perfect with all speed. Ibid , p. 212. Same to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Castleman, of Banstead Downs, co. Surrey, as officer of the Customs to look after and seize all such uncustomed goods as shall be

    General Index, B, 01 November 1667-30 September 1668

    and Chas., brothers of Bankrupts , Commissioners of, registrar of Banks , Sir John, letter of Bannister , John Banstead Downs , Surrey, game on Bantam , King of, presents to and from Banticke , Jonathan parents of Bantry , Subscribers-only content

    General Index, B, 01 January 1670-31 December 1670

    John, Bart. Sir Ralph widow of Thos. Eliz. widow of, petition of Bann , river, Ireland Bannister , Major Banstead Downs , Surrey, game on Bantam , letter dated from ship from Bantock , Hugh Baptists , see Anabaptists. Barbadoes Subscribers-only content

    General Index, B, 01 March 1677-28 February 1678

    , Andrew, deceased, late minister of the Kirk at Coldingham Banning , John, to have access to Lord Shaftesbury Banstead Downs , Surrey, licence to hunt the hare on Bantam , vessels from all English commodities at, very cheap the Subscribers-only content

    General Index, B, 01 May 1684-28 February 1685

    void by death of Bannerman , George, advocate, conjunct King's Solicitor in Scotland, warrant constituting warrant for pension for Banstead Downs , Surrey, militia mustered on Bantam , Java, business of, commissioners named to treat with England concerning Barbados , Subscribers-only content

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    steward to a gentleman named Perkins, who resides at Bletchingly, succeeded the unfortunate Mr Richardson, who was murdered on Banstead Downs in 1834, and whose murderers were never discovered. The prisoner is a labouring man, who had been in Mr Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    the year before the Derby, and that the former race was called after Lord Derby's seat, "The Oaks," near Banstead Downs, as the Derby was named after the 11th Earl of Derby? Sporting men must deem the present Earl rather Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Guildford, Blay 18, 1648, to address the two Houses of Parliament, a meeting of the Royalists was held on Banstead Downs, under the pre- tence of a horseraco, and 600 horses wero collected ard marched to Reigato." During the Commonwealth Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    £620. It was stated that the bankrupt had been ruined by a speculation upon which he entered to develop Banstead Downs, in connection with which there had been extensive litigation. An immediate discharge was granted. In connection with the annual Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    the public as open spaces for ever. The lands in question comprise Epsom Downs and Corn- mon, Mitchaam Common, Banstead Downs, Heath Park Downs, Burgh Heath, and the Hackney Marshes. A scheme has been prepared under the auspices of the Subscribers-only content

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