|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Date:||01 January 1850|
|Good consistent with age|
|Parchment : 2 sheets 65cm x 79cm. The document has 9 wax seals applied and revenue stamps affixed, but is not signed or dated.|
|Summary of contents:|
Mary Ann CHAPMAN the wife of George King Chapman of the Parish of Wellington, Somerset. Gentleman.
Martha Sophia HARRIS the wife of Thomas Tanner Harris of Bristol, Gloucestershire. Soap Manufacturer.
Elizabeth ROBERTS of Clifton, Gloucestershire. Spinster.
Louisa ROBERTS of Clifton, Gloucestershire. Spinster.
Emma Matilda MARTIN (a sister of Elizabeth and Louisa Roberts)
Henry COGGAN of Ham in the Parish of Creech St Michael, Somerset. Yeoman.
George COGGAN of Curry Rivel, Somerset. Butcher.
Henry Coggan is taking a 14-year lease on a farm in Somerset at a rent of £170 per annum. The farm is called Overlands and Joyce's and contains 74 acres in the Parish of Trull. The part called Overlands is at Whitley Cross on the West side of the turnpike road from Taunton to Blagdon. The land called Joyce's is near Trull village on the North side of the road from Trull to Boxenhedge. A schedule lists 7 parcels which make up the property with their acreages, uses and identification numbers on the tithe commutation map.
George Coggan covenants to pay the rent in the event that Henry Coggan should fail to do so.
All the other parties are jointly the Lessors.
Note that this document is not signed or dated, and so the contract never took place in exactly this form, or maybe it never took place at all.