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Document Number:0511001
Title:Mortgage
Date:07 January 1903
For Sale:38.00
Condition:
Good consistent with age
Description:
Parchment : 2 sheets 40cm x 26cm with 2 weax seals, 2 signtures and revenue stamps. A second indenture of 1915 has been added on the back cover.
Summary of contents:
PARTIES
John William HOPPER of Croft, Durham. Marine Engineer.
Mary Jane HOPPER of Croft, Durham (wife of John)
Matthew WATERHOUSE of Marsden, Yorkshire. Butcher.
Sarah BUCKLEY of 35 Quarmby Road, Lindley, Near Huddersfield, Yokrshire. Spinster.

(NB. This document clearly says that John and Mary Hopper are of 'Croft, near Darlington, County of Durham". Croft itself is in Yorkshire and our index lists them there for consistency.)

SUBJECT
John and Mary Hopper are mortgaging property at Croft in the North Riding of Yorkshire to Matthew Waterhouse and Sarah Buckley for 450. It is a plot of 209 square yards with a dwellinghouse on it, bounded on the South by the public road from Croft to Stapleton.

The second Indenture of 1915 is between the same people and only changes the rate of interest from 4% to 4-and-a-half %. We are told that the full 450 remains owing.
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