|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Date:||29 June 1887|
|Good consistent with age|
|Parchment : 2 sheets 44cm x 29cm with 5 wax seals and revenue stamps|
|Summary of contents:|
Robert Alphonsus Harting of 24 Lincolns Inn Fields, Middlesex. Esquire
Edward Angelo Plater of The Studio, Girdlers Road, Hammersmith, Middlesex. Gentleman
James Edmund Fotheringham Harting of No. 6 Oxford and Cambridge Mansions, Middlesex. Esquire
Alexine Milne Harting of No. 2 Upper Montague Street, Middlesex, the widow of the late James Vincent Harting of Kingsbury, Middlesex. Esquire
William Benjamin Mills of Rutland Lodge, Anlaby Road, Teddington, Surrey. Gentleman
William Mills is buying property in Harting, Sussex from Robert Harting and Edward Plater for £400. It consists of a piece of meadow known as Upper Earlsfield containing 4 acres, together with a coppice of 2 roods.
The document begins by reciting a marriage settlement of 1868 in which James Vincent Harting settled property in trust in anticipation of the marriage of James Edmund Fotheringham Harting. Robert Harting and Edward Plater are now the trustees of that settlement. Alexine Harting is a party to the contract because she has to release her right to dower in the property.
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