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Document Number:0508097
Date:27 September 1830
For Sale:68.00
Good consistent with age
Parchment : 1 sheet 63cm x 70cm with 3 wax seals, 3 signatures and revenue stamps.
Summary of contents:
Mary YATES of Heywood, Lancashire. Spinster.
James ASHTON of Heywood, Lancashire. Manufacturer. His wife ANN (formerly Ann Yates)
Thomas HOWARD of Elton, Parish of Bury, Lancashire. Gentleman.
John YATES (deceased) of Gooden Lane, Township of Heap, Parish of Bury, Lancashire. Weaver.

The document begins by reciting that John Yates died in 1824 leaving his property to his two daughters Mary and Ann Yates. We are also told that in 1819 John Yates was granted a lease for 999 years at a recent of 3/10/-d per annum on a plot of land in Heap, Bury, Lancashire.

Mary Yates, James Ashton and his wife Ann are now mortgaging the property to Thomas Howard for 100. It consists of a plot of 560 square yards called the Brearley Meadow.
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