Undley manor (1580 - 1652)

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Undley Hall - much changed
(Grid Ref: TL 695 816)

Manor of Undley Hall

After the dissolution the Crown sold it to Edward North in 1540. He had licence to alien in 1542 to Simeon Steward, and the sale was effected by a fine levied in the same year. It was then passed to his son Edward Steward in 1555. In 1583 Edward Steward and Margery, his wife, had licence to alien to Francis Jermy and Thomas, his son, the latter having married Joanne, only child and heir of Edward Steward. The sale was effected by a fine levied in the same year. On Sir Thomas's death the manor vested in his son, Thomas Jermy, K.B., who died on 21st December 1652. Joane had died on 6th May 1649, aged 87. In 1796 the manor was vested in Thomas Brome Evans, and that year he died seised of it, when it passed to his son and heir, Thomas Brome Evans.

Ref: Copinger, W.A. 1911. The Manors of Suffolk. 4. 174

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