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Document Number:0506103
Date:09 February 1857
For Sale:45.00
Fair. More than usually discoloured for its age.
Parchment : 1 sheet, 58cm x 75cm with 3 wax seals, revenue stamp and small plan of property.
Summary of contents:
Robinson WATSON of Stockton, County Durham. Merchant.
Ann TENNANT of Stockton, County Durham. Widow.
Thomas AIRTON of Stockton, County Durham. Gentleman.
John HIND of Stockton, County Durham. Plumber and Glazier.
Thomas Allison TENNANT of Stockton, County Durham. Merchant (died 1840).

The Indenture begins by reciting the Will of Thomas Tennant (who was the husband of Ann Tennant). He gave all his property to his Trustee, Robinson Watson, who was to sell it (but we are not told what happens to the proceeds).

Robinson Watson is now selling property in Stockton to Thomas Dalton for 26/6//8d. Ann Tennant claims to be entitled to dower out of the premises.

The property consists of 138 Square yards in Hume Street in the North End of Stockton. This appears to be part of a larger plot of 2 acres which had been owned by Thomas Tennant and is being sold off in building lots.

It isn't clear what happens to Ann Tennant's dower.

Note that Thomas Airton only receives one mention as a Trustee and appears to play little part.
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