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Document Number:0501104
Fair. Some discolouration and fading of ink, but still entirely legible.
Physical description:
Parchment : 2 sheets 59cm x 68cm with plan of the property. NB. This document has duty stamps but is not signed or dated, so presumably it was never executed.
Summary of contents
William Kirkby of the Exchequer Office, Inner Temple, City of London, Esquire
Elizabeth Houghton of John Street, Berkeley Square, parish of St George, Hanover Square, Middlesex, Spinster

We are told that there was an earlier lease on the same property made in 1792 between William Kirby and Elizabeth Houghton, then of Richmond,Surrey and also Nancy Houghton of St Mary, Lambeth, Surrey.

The earlier lease is being surrendered and a new 23 year lease granted for an annual rent of 16 for the first 3 years rising to 30 thereafter.

The property is in the hamlet of Ratcliffe, parish of St. Anne, Limehouse, Middlesex. It faces Queen Street in the North and abutts onto other freehold land of Elizabeth and Nancy Houghton on the South.
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