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Document Number:0509020
Title:Deed of Freehold
Date:13 June 1780
SOLD - transcription available: 10.00
Good condition for its age except for a small stain (or scorch mark?) approximately 15mm across at the corner of two folds. About 3 words are slightly illegible but can be easily guessed.
Physical description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 66cm x 70cm with 2 wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamps
Summary of contents
Joseph BOND of Scotby, Parish of Wetheral, Cumberland. Yeoman.
Ann BOND of Scotby, Wetheral, Widow of Samuel Bond.
James READ of Little Corby, Parish of Hayton, Cumberland. Yeoman.

Joseph and Ann Bond are selling property in Hayton to James Read for 270. It consists of:

1. A plot of 7 acres called The Scawd (?)
2. An adjoining plot of 2 acres called Troutbeck
3. A parcel of 2 acres on the common
4. Some customary land of the manor of Corby

Items 1 - 3 are described as freehold land but are subject to the payment of an annual quitrent to the Earl of Carlisle.