|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Date:||17 August 1896|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 59cm x 73cm with 2 wax seals, revenue stamp and plan of the property on the reverse|
|Summary of contents:|
John Fothergill of Colne, Lancashire. Builder.
Richard Fothergill of Colne, Lancashire. Builder.
Martha Clough of Swanfield House, Colne, Lancashire. Widow.
Martha Ann Harrison, the wife of Bernard Harrison of Colne, Lancashire. Milk Dealer.
The document recites a lease granted in February 1896 by the Earl of Derby to the Fothergills for 999 years. It is for a plot of land in Colne, Lancashire, containing the even numbered house 2 - 32 Fothergill Street, at a rent of £24/10/0d. (Twenty four pounds ten shillings and no pence).
John and Richard Fothergill are now selling a sublease on numbers 2, 10, 12 and 24 to the other parties for £870 and with a ground rent of £6/7/6d. (Six pounds seven shillings and six pence).
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