|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Title:||Lease for a Year|
|Date:||01 September 1757|
|Very good for its age|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 39cm x 54cm with 2 wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamps|
|Summary of contents:|
Thomas BELL of Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire. Merchant.
Robert HARKER of Cottingham, Yorkshire, Butcher.
John BAINTON of Hull Bank, Parish of Cottingham, Yorkshire, Yeoman.
This is the first part of a contract of sale by Lease and Release in which Thomas Bell and Robert Harker are selling property in Flaxfleet, Yorkshire, to John Bainton.
The property consists of a Capital Messuage (which usually means a manor house), called Boothby Garth, 15 acres of enclosed land, and various rights to the common land in Flaxfleet.