THE HISTORY OF EAST GRINSTEAD - Online Book

The rise and progress of the town and the history of its institutions & people.

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION.
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For a very long time the Sackville family owned the greater part of the town proper, the final portions of their property being sold on June 8th, 1882. They were not bad landlords and often dealt generously by the town. The following extracts from the Stewards' Accounts relating to East Grinstead, being payments made on behalf of Charles, Duke of Dorset, are interest­ing:—
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