~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~
Original (signed) document & photo
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Document Number:0506084
Date:30 May 1867
For Sale:63.00
Fair. Has been badly folded which makes it a little untidy for its age, but remains completely legible.
Parchment : 3 sheets 59cm x 70cm with 3 wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamps. Includes a plan of the property.
Summary of contents:
Sarah Durham of Beckley, Sussex. Widow.
Peter Evershed of Billingshurst, Sussex. Surgeon.
Henry Wells of Horsham, Sussex. Builder.

Assignment of 2 pieces of leasehold land in Billingshurst, Sussex, from Peter Evershed to Henry Wells. Sarah Durham holds a mortgage on the property.

The lease is to run for the residue of a term of 10,000 years. the recitals tell us that this original lease was granted in 1688 and also mention a record of the property in the Court Roll of the Manor of Pynckehurst in the second year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth.
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