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Document Number:0503078
Title:Court Copy Surrender
Date:19 October 1882
For Sale:42.00
Condition:Good consistent with age
Parchment : 1 sheet with cover 26cm x 40cm. Signed by Thomas Constable, Under Steward of the Manor of Otley. Gentleman.
Summary of contents:

George Sheer of Bingley, Yorkshire, previously wine and spirit merchant but now Innkeeper.
John Anderson late of Otley, Yorkshire. Gentleman (deceased).
Thomas Anderson of Arthington, Yorkshire. Farmer.
Henry England of Stalybridge, Cheshire. Machinist.


This is a document of the General Customary Court Baron of the Manor of Otley.

We are told that George Sheer is a trustee appointed under the will of John Anderson. Accordingly he holds copyhold property in trust for Thomas Anderson.

George Sheer is now appointing Henry England as a new trustee under this will. To effect this change, George Sheer surrenders the property to the Lord of the Manor and Henry Englnad is admitted to it. No detail is given as to the nature or location of the property.
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