|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
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|Date:||16 December 1742|
|Very good for its age with only a few small spots of discolouration.|
|Paper : 2 sheets 29cm x 18cm (written on 1 side of 1 sheet only) with signatures|
|Summary of contents|
William Nicolls of Stafford, Staffordshire. Gentleman, and his wife Sarah.
John Broadhurst of Winckle, Cheshire. Yeoman.
William Nicolls and his wife Sarah are agreeing to give John Broadhurst a 99 year lease on property in Winckle, Cheshire beginning 25/03/1743.
The property consists of a messuage together with lands called Long Dale or Long Sutton and is at a rent of £13 per annum.
John Broadhurst convenants 'not to carry off any hay, straw or manure but to lay the same upon lands for the improvement thereof'. He will also keep a dog for William Nicolls when required and 'grind his grist of corn at Broadhall Mill'.
We are told that John Broadhurst also has brothers Jonathan and Joseph.
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