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Document Number:0708001
Title:Counterpart Underlease
Date:27 May 1908
For Sale:20.00
Good consistent with age
Parchment : 4 sheets and cover pages, 21cm x 28cm. Printed document with manuscript inserts. Signed by Joseph Hampson, sealed and stamped. Full page plan of the property.
Summary of contents:
Vincent SMITH of Wythburn West Park, Leeds in the County of York. Gentleman.
William Rowland BOYDELL of Leigh in the County of Lancaster. Solicitor's Clerk.
Joseph HAMPSON of Kirkhall Lane, Leigh. Operative Cotton Spinner.

We are told that William BOYDELL was granted a 999 year lease on property in Leigh, Lancashire, in 1900. It was a plot of land of 1035 square yards fronting on Hope Street to the West and bounded by Reeves Street to the North. Vincent Smith now holds a mortgage on the property.

The plot appears to have been developed as a terrace of about 7 houses now being let to Joseph Hampson at a rent of 2 per annum. This underlease is for a term of 990 years.
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