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Document Number:0503061
Title:Lease for a year
Date:29 April 1794
For Sale:46.00
Very good
Parchment : 1 sheet 82cm x 58cm 1 red wax seal and signature. Embossed stamp.
Summary of contents:
William Pym NEEDHAM of Spilsby, Lincolnshire. Gentleman.
(Great grandson and heir at law of John CAMPION the elder formerly of Nottingham Nottinghamshire, by his wife Ann. both deceased).
John WILLIAMS of Sion College Gardens, Aldermanbury, London. Gentleman.

The document begins with a long preamble telling us that William Pym Needham is

"Great Grandson and Heir at Law of John Campion the elder of Nottingham by Ann his wife, both deceased, and Grand Nephew and Heir at Law of John Campion the younger of Nottingham, Joiner, who was the ony son of the said John Campion the elder - that is to say - only Surviving Son and Heir at Law of William Needham of Wragby, Lincolnshire, Grocer, which said William Needham was the only Surviving Son and Heir of William Needham the elder of Wragby, Glazier, by Elizabeth his wife, both deceased, which said Elizabeth was the only surviving sister of the said John Campion the younger and daughter of John Campion the elder and Ann his wife".

The indenture is the first part of a contract of Lease and Release by which William Needham is selling property as follows to John Williams:

1) Messuage known as "The Spittle House" in Castle Donington, Leicestershire.
2) Two other cottages with nine acres of land on the south east side of Spittle Lane, Castle Donington.
3) Various other pieces of land totalling 26 acres in Castle Donington.
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