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Document Number:0501094
Title:Draft mortgage
Date:06 February 1867
For Sale:30.00
Fair. Discoloured and slightly ragged at the edges but completely legible.
2 paper documents (2 pages and 3 pages) both 42cm x 26cm.
Summary of contents:
William Nichols of Leek, Staffordshire, Provision dealer
Joshua Brough of Leek, Staffordshire, Silk Manufacturer
George Hammersley of Leek, Staffordshire, Gentleman
Charles Heaton of Leek, Staffordshire, Physician
John Ward of Leek, Staffordshire, Silk Manufacturer
(These latter 4 parties are trustees of the Leek & Moorlands Building Society)

The first document is a manuscript draft of a mortgage for 275 borrowed from the Leek and Moorlands Building Society by William Nichols. It is secured on a messuage and shop in London Road, Leek and tells us that William Nichols bought the property the same day from Charles Cumberbatch. The second is a draft of a further charge of 50 with the same society - this document is a printed standard contract with many manuscript changes.
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