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Document Number:0804021
Title:Mortgage
Date:10 April 1854
For Sale:58.00
Condition:Very good
Description:
Parchment : 2 sheets 52cm x 67cm with 2 wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamps.
Summary of contents:
PARTIES
John DAVIS of Madeley, Shropshire, Brick and Tile Manufacturer.
Joseph NEWILL of Lydbury North, Shropshire. Gentleman.

SUBJECT
John Davis is mortgaging property at the Brockholes in Madeley, Shropshire, to Joseph Newill for 200.

We are told that John Davis acquired the property in 1851 at which time it consisted of a dwellinghouse on a plot of one quarter acre. Since then, John Davis has erected a further 2 messuages on the plot.
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