|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
Original (signed) document & photo
|Date:||12 June 1888|
|Fair. A little crumpled and grubby at the edges but otherwise good and clearly legible throuhout|
|Parchment : 3 sheets 30cm x 47cm with 1 wax seal, signature and revenue stamp|
|Summary of contents:|
John READER of New Park Road, Brixton Hill, Surrey. Lamplighter.
The South Metropolitan Gas Company's Officers and Employees Permanent Benefit Building Society
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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