|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Date:||20 February 1872|
|Good consistent with age|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 58cm x 70cm with 4 wax seals, 3 signatures and revenue stamp|
|Summary of contents:|
Henry Carpenter RAY of Bristol, Gloucestershire. Attorney.
John ARNOLD of Button Ferry, Glamorgan. Forge Manager AND Elizabeth, his wife.
Thomas WATTS of Staple Hill, Parish of Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire. Farmer.
James PATON (deceased) of Staple Hill, Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire.
Elizabeth Arnold is selling property at Staple Hill, Mangotsfield, to Thomas Watts for £400. Of this sum, £105 is paid to Henry Ray to whom a mortgage for this amount is outstanding.
The property came to Elizabeth Arnold from her father, James Paton, (who died in 1859), and consists of a Bees House called the Red Lion with 3 cottages on adjoining land, all on the South side of the turnpike road from Bristol to Mangotsfield.