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Document Number:0501131
Date:29 November 1856
For Sale:55.00
Good, consistent with age
Parchment : 1 sheet 63cm x 74cm with 2 wax seals and duty stamp.
Summary of contents:
John Millington of Sheffield, Yorkshire. Gentleman.
Joseph Wright Bishop of Sheffield, Yorkshire. Grocer.

The document begins by reciting an indenture of 1851 in which John Millington obtains an 800 year lease on a plot of land on the corner of Wilkinson Road and Porter Street, Sheffield. Then, in 1852, John Millington, mortgages the property for 700 to the Rev William Cartledge.

John Millington is now selling the residue of the lease to Joseph Bishop for 400 with the undertaking that Joseph Bishop will discharge the mortgage.

NB The houses built on the plot were known (in 1938) s Nos 33 and 35 Wilkinson Street and No 1 Filey Street.
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