|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
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|Fair. The document is somewhat grubby and crumpled, but is complete and legible throughout.|
|Parchment : 2 sheets 30cm x 43cm with 3 wax seals, revenue stamps, signatures and a small plan of the property on the front sheet. There is a tiny receipt for £1/15/-d for stamping the document.|
|Summary of contents|
Alfred JONES of Portslade, Sussex. Carpenter and Builder.
Henry Thomas HORSCROFT of Hove, Sussex. Builder.
Robert HISCOCK of Hove, Sussex. Builder.
Alfred Jones is selling property in Portslade by Sea, Sussex to Henry Horscroft and Robert Hiscock for £75. It consists of a plot of land 34ft x 29ft in total on which two houses known as nos. 8 and 9 East Street Place have recently been erected.
We are told that Alfred Jones mortgaged the property to William Britt for £270 in 1879 and that the mortgage is still outstanding, but (unusually?) William Britt is not a party to this contract.