~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~

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Document Number:0504123
Date:29 June 1861
For Sale:53.00
Good consistent with age
Parchment : 1 sheet 75cm x 58cm, signed with 2 wax seals and revenue stamp.
Summary of contents:
Catherine Stringer of Bridgnorth, Shropshire. (Widow)
Thomas Davies of Stourbridge, Worcestershire. (Innkeeper and Butcher)
William Ward of Kingswinford, Staffordshire

The indenture relates to a plot of 700 square yards in Kingswinford, Staffs, containing 4 dwellinghouses recently built by William Wall. It fronts onto a newly laid out street called Water Street.

We are told that William Wall mortgaged this property to Catherine Stringer for 320 in 1851 but has since defaulted on the mortgage. Accordingly, Catherine Stringer has sold it by Public Auction to Thomas Davies for 144.
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