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Document Number:0505101
Date:14 June 1821
For Sale:30.00
Fair. This document is somewhat grubby and dog-eared with small tears on the folds. It is clear and legible and none too bad for a paper document of this age.
Paper : 2 sheetS 32cm x 20cm with witnessed signatures.
Summary of contents:
Robert Hardy of Stockport, Cheshire. Yeoman.
Margaret Brown of Cheadle Bulkeley, Cheshire. Widow.
James Leech of Stockport, Cheshire. Mercer

The document is headed 'Memorandum of Agreement' in which James Leech agrees to buy property in Cheadle Bulkeley from the other two parties for 1,090. He is paying a 10% deposit now and the purchase is to be completed on 29/09/1821.

The property consists of a farm and tenement in Cheadle Bulkeley together with several closes known as the Big Meadow, the Potato Croft, the Oven Croft, the Nearer Ramiley, the Further Ramiley, and the Low Lane. The land totals about 7 acres 'of the large Cheshire measure'.
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