|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Date:||08 November 1871|
|Fair. A little brown at the edges but otherwise good for a paper document of this age|
|Paper: 4 sheets 42cm x 26cm together with plan of property 30cm x 21cm|
|Summary of contents:|
Benjamin POWELL of Aylsham, Norfolk. Gentleman.
and Ann Stewart POWELL his wife
Martha Louisa COCK of Aylsham, Norfolk. Spinster.
Benjamin Powell is selling property in Aylsham to Martha Cock for £350. It consists of a house and garden in the North side of the road from Aylsham to Banningham.
We are told that the property had originally been part of the Manor of Aylsham but had been enfranchised (ie converted into freehold property) in October 1871. Ann, the wife of Benjamin Powell, is a party to the Indenture because she is forfeiting her right to dower from the property which she would hold as a result of the custom of the manor.