~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~
Original (signed) document & photo
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Document Number:0510019
Date:16 October 1888
For Sale:50.00
Good consistent with age
Parchment : 6 sheets closely written 25cm x 20cm and cover with 2 red wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamps. Includes a separate paper letter 33cm x 21cm
Summary of contents:
William EDWARDS of 39 Culmore Road, Peckham, Surrey. Clerk of Works.
Eliza EDWARDS wife of William EDWARDS
The Second Saint James Cooperative Benefit Building Society.

William and Eliza Edwards are mortgaging leasehold property at 39 Culmore Road, Peckham to the St James Building Society for 400.

We are told that an 81 year lease on this property had been granted by Thomas Single in 1865 (one of the partners to that lease was an Augusta Edwards - possibly related?).

The separate piece of paper is a copy of a letter to the landlord, Thomas Single, informing him of the mortgage.
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