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Document Number:0807014
Title:Lease for a Year
Date:17 May 1838
For Sale:45.00
Parchment : 1 sheet 52cm x 37cm cm with 1 wax seal, signature and revenue stamp
Summary of contents:
John JAMES formerly of Pauntley, Gloucestershire, now of Gloucester, Gloucestershire. Yeoman.
Robert BIRT of Pauntley, Gloucestershire. Yeoman.

This is the first part of a contract of sale by Lease and Release in which Robert Birt is buying property in the parish of Newent, Gloucester, from John James.

The property consists of a cottage called Little Newtown near to the Fordhouse Farm. It was occupied at the time by Mary James, Widow, as the tenant.
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