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Document Number:0504042
Title:Lease of Land
Date:01 October 1902
For Sale:35.00
Good consistent with age
Parchment : 1 sheet 73cm x 57cm with signature, wax seal, and embossed stamp. Printed document with handwritten inserts. Plan of plot of land.
Summary of contents:
The Right Honorable Thomas Wodehouse Baron Newton
James Hampson of Lowton, Lancashire. Collier.

Baron Newton is granting a 999 year lease on property in Lowton, Lancashire, to James Hampson at a rent of 3/17/-d per annum.

It consists of a plot of 516 square yards on the South East side of the highway from Newton to Leigh. James Hampson undertakes that, within one year, he will build one or more "good substantial houses" with a yearly value of at least double the ground rent.
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