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Document Number:0501134
Title:Release
Date:25 June 1798
SOLD - transcription available: 10.00
Condition:
Fair. Damp along one fold, small cracks at two corners - but remains legible throughout.
Physical description:
Parchment : 72cm x 57cm 2 sheets wax seal signature and revenue stamp.
Summary of contents
parties
William Ebdon of Sidbury, Devon, Cordwainer
William Ebdon (deceased, father of the above) of Newton Popplewell, Devon
Thomas Burrow of Ottery Saint Mary, Devon, Yeoman

Subject
This Indenture concerns a parcel of land called Brimhill of four acres "at or adjoining Little Mill Lane not far from the villages of Coombe and Tipton within the parish of Ottery St Mary".

We are told that William Ebdon (the father) aquired this property in 1782, mortgaging it shortly afterwards to John and Elizabeth Chorley. William Ebdon (senior) died in 1789 leaving the property to his son. Earlier in 1798 the mortgage had been transferred from Elizabeth Chorley to Thomas Burrow, and William Ebdon (the son) is now selling it outright to Thomas Burrow.
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