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Document Number:0505103
Date:03 June 1852
For Sale:39.00
Good, consistent with age. A little grubby at the edges but otherwise good.
Paper : 2 sheets 24cm x 19cm signed and with embossed revenue stamp.
Summary of contents:
Lewis Swetnam of The Green Man Inn, Parish of Croxden, Staffordshire. Farmer.
Jesse Swetnam of Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire. Gentleman.
Sarah Whitehurst of Cheadle, Staffordshire. Widow.
William Byatt of Alton Common, Parish of Alton, Staffordshire. Wheelwright.
Frances Byatt, wife of William Byatt.

All the parties listed above are beneficiaries under the will of Thomas Swetnam of The Green Man Inn, Croxden, written in 1851. Apparently, the will has been disputed but the parties have now agreed that it will be carried out as it was intended.

The main provisions are summarised as follows:

1. The goods, furniture and farming stock at The Green Man Inn goes to Lewis Swetnam.

2. The household goods and furniture of some other house goes to William Byatt.

3. One bed goes to Sarah Whitehurst.

4. All real estate to be sold with 100 going to Jesse Swetnam and the remainder divided equally between Lewis Swetnam, Sara Whitehurst and Frances Byatt.
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