|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Title:||Lease for a year|
|Date:||03 April 1789|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 39cm x 58cm with 2 wax seals and duty stamp.|
|Summary of contents:|
John Armston of Blaby, Leicestershire. Soapboiler (but formerly a grocer of the Borough of Leicester).
John Pares of Leicester, Leicestershire. Gentleman.
John Barratt of Leicester, Leicestershire. Hosier.
John Barratt obtains a lease for a year at a rent of a peppercorn from John Armston and John Pares (who we are told is one of the sons of Thomas Pares of Leicester).
The property is a messuage or Inn known as the ' White Lyon Inn ' in the Parish of St Martin, Leicester, in Cow Lane, together with a farmyard on the North side of Cow Lane, a garden adjoining this farmyard, and 2 stables. Also, a messuage in the Saturday Market in St Martin, Leicester.