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Document Number:0510014
Title:Mortgage
Date:12 June 1888
For Sale:30.00
Condition:
Fair. A little crumpled and grubby at the edges but otherwise good and clearly legible throuhout
Description:
Parchment : 3 sheets 30cm x 47cm with 1 wax seal, signature and revenue stamp
Summary of contents:
PARTIES
John READER of New Park Road, Brixton Hill, Surrey. Lamplighter.

The South Metropolitan Gas Company's Officers and Employees Permanent Benefit Building Society

SUBJECT
We are told that John Reader holds the residue of an 80 year lease on property in Brixton which had been created in 1847. It is number 51 Sussex Road on the Lambeth Wyke Estate.

He is now mortgaging it to the South Metropolitan Gas Company's Building Society for 100.

A note added on the final page records that the mortgage had been repaid by 1893.
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