|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Date:||03 April 1813|
|Very good for its age|
|Parchment : 2 sheets 55cm x 73cm with 1 wax seal, signature and revenue stamps|
|Summary of contents:|
Edward Marchant of Horton Kirby, Kent. Butcher.
Elizabeth Marchant of Sevenoaks, Kent. Widow of Thomas Marchant (deceased) of Sevenoaks, Kent. Peruke Maker.
Robert Edwards of Sevenoaks, Kent. Yeoman (deceased)
The document begins by reciting the Will of Robert Edwards who died in 1788 leaving property in Edenbridge, Kent, to Thomas and Elizabeth Marchant for their lives and then to their 3 sons, Charles, James and Edward.
Thomas Marchant has now died and Edward Marchant is selling his expectation of a share of the property to his mother, Elizabeth, for £245.
the property consists of a messuage known as Sherdon with 18 acres of land in Edenbridge, together with rights to tithe of the rectory of Stangrave (?) and Edenbridge.