|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Title:||Lease for a Year|
|Date:||13 June 1821|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 50cm x 56cm with 2 wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamp. Also a separate paper note.|
|Summary of contents:|
William HORTON of Sutton Maddock, Shropshire. Ironmaker. (Formerly of Shifnal, Shropshire).
John FORD of Coalbrookdale, Shropshire. Clerk to the Coalbrookdale Company.
John WARD of Lightmoor, Shropshire. Ironmaster.
This is the first part of a contract of sale by Lease and Release in which William Horton and John Ford are selling property in the parish of Madeley, Shropshire, to John Ward.
It consists of 5 acres of land called The Far Hoop laying on the South side of the road leading from Madeley to Lightmoor.
Note that William Horton and John Ford are acting as Trustees of William Purton (deceased).
The separate piece of paper is simply a covering note sent by John Ward's solicitors.