|Title:||Lease for a year|
|Date:||12 April 1809|
|SOLD - transcription available:||£8.00|
|Poor. The ink has faded more than is usual, but is still legible throughout. There is a small hole of about 2 mm diameter in the middle, but this does not affect legibility.|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 41cm x 62cm with 2 wax seals and escutcheoned revenue stamp.|
|Summary of contents|
James Bennett of Ferring, Sussex, Yeoman.
John Miles of Worthing, Sussex, Sawyer.
Edward Stanford of Worthing, Sussex, Taylor.
Richard Stubbs of Worthing, Sussex, Yeoman.
James Bennett and John Miles are giving a lease for a year to Edward Stanford and Richard Stubbs on a parcel of land in Worthing, Sussex. The plot is 146 ft x 70 ft bounded by Warwick Street on the North side by lands called South Town on the South, and by a passage leading from Warwick Street to the sea on the East. The rent is the usual one pepper corn.
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