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Document Number:0710095
Title:Mortgage
Date:19 September 1803
For Sale:70.00
Condition:
Good consistent with age
Description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 80cm x 56cm with 1 wax seal, signature and revenue stamps
Summary of contents:
PARTIES
John LEE of the Parish of Shaldon St Nicholas, Devon. Shop Keeper.
Robert COSTER of East Teignmouth, Devon. Linen Draper.

SUBJECT
John Lee is selling property in Shaldon to Robert Coster for 250. It consists of a plot of land with a house erected by John Lee and known as Walls End.

We are told that this is part of the Manor of Ringmore and that a 9-year lease was granted to John Lee in 1790. The tenure is for three lives which are those of John Lee aged 22 and his children, William and Maria aged 15 and 10 respectively (!).
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