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Document Number:0512093
Title:Mortgage
Date:27 November 1714
For Sale:65.00
Condition:
There are small tears at the corners of all the folds, of which the longest is about 3cm. The document remains completely legible and in good condition for a paper item of this age.
Description:
Paper: 1 sheet 48cm x 68cm with 1 wax seal, signature and revenue stamp.
Summary of contents:
PARTIES
Thomas BUN of Northmundham, Sussex. Husbandman.
Thomas LIMBRIS of Northmundham, Sussex. Husbandman.

We are told that Thomas BUN is the only son and heir of Elizabeth, late wife of Allan BUN, who was daughter and heir of Humphrey SELDEN (deceased) of East Angmering, Sussex. Bricklayer.

SUBJECT
The document begins by reciting an Indenture of 1676 in which Thomas BUN mortgaged property in Goring, Sussex, to Thomas LIMBRIS for 15. The following year this mortgage was increased to 26/16/6d. Thomas BUN is now borrowing a further 10 and with added interest the amount owing is now 38/17/6d.

The property consists of a messuage called Figgs with 5 acres of land and another close called Greens Croft.
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