A VERY STRANGE LETTER ABOUT ORPINGTON AND KNOCKHOLT, 1712. SP34/19/76 FF128-129

Orpington Sept 8th 1712
Sr
Permit me thus to crave the remembrance of the great fav’r you promis’d my freind Mr Watts in searching your Records for the Vicaradge of Orpington for which the Chapelries of St Mary Cray Down & Nockholt alias Ockhold alias Oickum alias Scotch Oeekum, whereof if any thing can be found be pleased to let his Son know at All Hallows School Lombard Street, or rather fav’r us more with yr good Company here as is earnestly desir’d by
Yo’r oblig’d humble servant
Jn Crokatt
(Down the left hand margin was written:)
Mr Watts joyns in all dear respects
(The address sheet reads:)
Mr Holmes at the Record Office in the Tower
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