|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Date:||10 October 1801|
|Very grubby on the outside cover as folded, but remarkably clean and clear on the written inside.|
|Parchment : 2 sheets 60cm x 76cm with 2 wax seals (1 red 1 black), 1 signature and revenue stamps.|
|Summary of contents:|
Thomas ASTLEY of Blackburn, Lancashire. Organist and Overseer.
Henry DEWHURST formerly of Blackburn, Lancashire. Crofter - now of Hoghton, Lancashire. Weaver.
Roger HAWORTH of Blackburn, Lancashire. Yeoman.
Henry Dewhurst is mortgaging property in Blackburn to Roger Haworth for £65.
The property is all at Salford in Blackburn and consists of:
1. A cottage acquired by Henry Dewhurst in 1881.
2. A quarter share of 3 other dwellinghouses which had belonged to James Dewhurst (deceased).
We are told that the property of James Dewhurst had been divided between his 4 nephews and nieces - James Dewhurst, Henry Dewhurst, Ann Dewhurst and Elizabeth, now the wife of Roger Haworth.
Thomas Astley appears to come into it only as a trustee involved in some previous transaction.
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