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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0133
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1689 - 1905
Level of description: collection
Extent: 0.05 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Durants and Gartons Manor | Enfield | Middlesex


Administrative/Biographical history:

The manor of Durants (or Durance) and the manor of Garton, Enfield were originally separate holdings which were joined together. They belonged to the Wroth family and their descendants, and included twenty houses, twenty tofts, two mills, ten gardens, three hundred acres of arable, two hundred acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, and ten acres of wood.

Sources: "A History of the County of Middlesex": Volume 7 (1982) and "The Environs of London": volume 2: County of Middlesex (1795); both available online.

Lords of the Manor:
1689 William Stringer
1706-1734 Richard Darby
1840 Woodham Connop


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Manor of Durants and Garton, Enfield, 1689-1905, including Court Baron and Special Court book with minutes.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English and Latin

System of arrangement:

1 item

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright is unknown

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in June 1939.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Added September 2013

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