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Document Number:0502020
Title:Lease for a year
Date:25 January 1790
SOLD - transcription available: 6.00
Condition:
Good, consistent with age
Physical description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 34cm x 62cm with 3 wax seals and escutcheoned revenue stamp.
Summary of contents
PARTIES
Ann King of Nottingham, Notts, Spinster
Sarah King of Anstey, Leicestershire, Spinster
William King of Nottingham, Notts, Baker
Matthew Shole of Burton on the Woulds, parish of Prestwould, Leicestershire, Gentleman

SUBJECT
Matthew Shole obtains a lease from the other 3 parties on 3 acres of enclosed land at Burton on the Woulds, Prestwould, Leics, know and Barley Close or Puifold Close. This appears to be a standard Lease for a Year at a rent of a peppercorn, which implies that it is the first part of a contact of sale by Lease and Release.
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