~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~
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Document Number:0512020
Date:11 October 1849
For Sale:60.00
Condition:Very good
Parchment : 1 sheet 57cm x 70cm with 2 wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamps
Summary of contents:
Elizabeth GIBBS (formerly GRAVENER) of Canterbury, Kent. Widow.
James Liddle HUBBARD of Deal, Kent. Pilot.
Robert GRAVENER (deceased) of Deal, Kent. Pilot.

The document begins by reciting the Will of Robert GRAVENER who died in 1841 leaving his property to his wife Jane during her lifetime and then to his daughters, Sarah Phillips GRAVENER, and Elizabeth, the wife of Thomas GIBBS of Canterbury, Kent. Coachman.

Jane died in 1845 and Sarah died in May 1849. Thomas Gibbs died in 1841. Elizabeth Gibbs is now selling property in Deal to James HUBBARD for 88. It is a messuage with a plot of land of 2 perches abutting Middle Street to the East and New Street to the North. We are told that Robert Gravener purchased the property in 1808.
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