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Document Number:0512055
Title:Conveyance
Date:03 September 1853
For Sale:50.00
Condition:
Writing is a little feint but remains legible with perseverance. Otherwise good.
Description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 58cm x 71cm with 4 wax seals, 4 signatures and a revenue stamp
Summary of contents:
PARTIES
James BULL of Brighton Sussex, Hotel Keeper.
Thomas BARBER of Brighton, Sussex. Grocer.
Samuel GUMBRELL of Poynings, Sussex. Brewer.
Charles CHALK of Brighton, Sussex. Gentleman.

SUBJECT
The document begins by reciting an Indenture of April 1853 in which Thomas Barber mortgaged property in Poynings to James Ball for 100.

The mortgage is still owing but Thomas Barber has put the property up for public auction at the New Inn, Hurstpierpoint, where it was sold to Samuel Gumbrell for 270. This conveyance is to complete the sale, with 100 being paid direct to James Bull to discharge the mortgage.

The property consists of 4 freehold messuages in Poynings, Sussex.

Note that Charles Clark appears to act only as some sort of Trustee and plays very little real part.
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