|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
Original (signed) document & photo
|Date:||24 May 1856|
|Very good for its age. Very clean and with very little discolouration.|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 63cm x 79cm with 3 wax seals, signatures and revenue stamp.|
|Summary of contents:|
Roger Buston of Buston, Northumberland, Esquire
The Rev. Robert Green of Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
William Armstrong of Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Esquire
Robert Wardle of Warkworth, Northumberland. Butcher
Robert Wardle has bought property in Warkworth, Northumberland, at a Public Auction held at the Queens Head Inn in Warkworth for £400. It is a freehold messuage containing 6 rooms bounded on the West by Queens High Street, together with butts of land belonging to it situated in the Heatherleazes, and a scrub or fen in the New town.
The document begins by reciting that this property belonged to Alice Cramlington who died in August 1855. In her will she appointed Roger Buston, Robert Green and William Armstrong as her Executors and Trustees and instructed them to sell all her property (but we are not told what they were to do with the proceeds).
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