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Document Number:0607020
Title:Lease for a Year
Date:23 March 1838
SOLD - transcription available: 8.00
Very good for its age
Physical description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 58cm x 70cm with 3 wax seals, 3 signatures and revenue stamps.
Summary of contents
James JOHNSTONE of Midgham House, Berkshire. Esquire.
Francis Henry MITCHELL of Upper Wimpole Street, Middlesex. Esquire.
The Rev Thomas Henry WHORWOOD of Magdalen College, Oxford.
The Rt Hon Henry VANE Earl of Darlington.
The Rt Hon Francis JACK, Earl of Kilmorey

This is the first part of a contract of sale by Lease and Release in which the Earls of Darlington and Kilmorey are buying property in Headington, Oxfordshire, from the other three parties.

The property is detailed in two schedules. One part is called Southfields Farm and contains a total of 202 acres. The other part totals 312 acres and includes a farmhouse with a park of 65 acres (but is not clearly named).