|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Date:||14 March 1853|
|Good consistent with age|
|Parchment : 3 sheets 64cm x 80cm with 5 wax seals, 4 signatures and revenue stamps.|
|Summary of contents:|
Hugh John Smerdon of Christow, Devon. Gentleman.
Mary Smerdon of Christow, Devon. Widow.
John Hooper of Chagford, Devon. Gentleman.
Nicholas Addems of Christow, Devon. Gentleman.
John Geare of Exeter, Devon Gentleman.
This is a long and convoluted document with 18 'whereas' clauses which begin in 1803. It relates to property in the Parish of Christow, Devon, consisting of :
1. A messuage or tenement called Coombe.
2. A piece of land called Colcombe in the Common Down
3. Two other pieces of land called Newtake and Furybrake.
A complete transcription can be provided.