|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
Original (signed) document & photo
|Title:||Transfer of Mortgage|
|Date:||16 February 1850|
|Good consistent with age|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 68cm x 51cm with 3 wax seals, 3 signature and revenue stamps|
|Summary of contents:|
John PHILLIPS of Dawley Green, Dawley, Shropshire. Charter Master.
Matthew POWELL of Brand Lee, Dawley, Shropshire. Charter Master.
Thomas WILKES of Horsehay, Dawley, Shropshire. Bailiff.
The document begins by reciting that in 1839 Matthew Powell mortgaged a dwellinghouse at Brand Lee, Dawley, Shropshire, to John Phillips, for £70. Since then, Matthew Powell has paid off £20 from the mortgage, but the remaining debt of £50 is now being transferred to Thomas Wilkes.
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