|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
Original (signed) document & photo
|Title:||Lease for a Year|
|Date:||26 December 1817|
|Good consistent with age|
|Parchment L 1 sheet 51cm x 70cm with 1 wax seal, signature and revenue stamp|
|Summary of contents:|
Thomas JAMES of Newent, Gloucestershire. Labourer.
John JAMES of Pauntley, Gloucester. Labourer.
This is the first part of a contract of Lease and Release in which Thomas James is buying property in Newent, Gloucestershire, from John James.
It consists of a cottage and garden known as Little Newtown and near to a farm called The Fordhouse.
Note that Thomas and John James are brothers, and there is mention of Mary, the wife of Thomas James.
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