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Document Number:0502027
Title:Reconveyance
Date:06 July 1908
SOLD - transcription available: 8.00
Condition:
Good consistent with age. The writing is a little faded but remains legible throughout.
Physical description:
Parchment : 2 sheets 40cm x 26cm with 2 wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamps
Summary of contents
PARTIES
Alice Laura TAYLOR the wife of Samuel TAYLOR of Rydd Mount, Runcorn, Cheshire. Merchant.
Ada Priscilla LAXTON the wife of Thomas Burnett LAXTON of Leicester, Leicestershire. Manufacturer.
Mary Elizabeth HAWKES the wife of Arthur HAWKES of Leicester, Leicestershire. Shop Fitter.
William Marston STEVENSON (deceased) of Leicester, Leicestershire.

SUBJECT
The document begins by reciting that in 1900 Mary Hawkes mortgaged property in Leicester to William Stevenson for 3000. William Stevenson died in 1906 having appointed his daughters Alice Taylor and Ada Laxton as his Executors. This indenture acknowledges that the mortgage has now been repaid and the property is being reconveyed to Mary Hawkes.

The property consists of a plot of 396 square yards on the East side of Charles Street, Parish of St Margaret, Leicester. It contains a messuage and various warehouses which had been erected by Peter MARSH, James SARGEANT and Thomas SARGEANT.

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