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Document Number:0507002
Title:Lease for a Year
Date:11 October 1779
SOLD - transcription available: 8.00
Condition:
Excellent
Physical description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 62cm x 42cm with 1 wax seal and signature, revenue stamp.
Summary of contents
PARTIES
John Bale late of Tompson in the County of Norfolk, and now of Chesterfield, Derbyshire. (Iron founder)
John Barker of Shropham, Derbyshire. (Esquire)

SUBJECT
This is the first part of a contract of sale by Lease and Release in which John Barker is buying property inTompson, Norfolk. It consists of:

1) Tenement with 1 acre of land
2) Nine pieces of arable land in Church Field totalling 16 acres
3) Tenement called Mouses with 2 pightles of pasture called Fishers totalling 4 acres

All had been in the posession of the late Matthew Barker and given by him in his Will to John Bale
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