|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
Original (signed) document & photo
|Date:||08 May 1863|
|Fair. Has several small holes along the folds which look like rodent nibbling. Two words lost but can be easily guessed. Otherwise good.|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 55cm x 69cm with 1 wax seal, 1 signature and reveue stamp.|
|Summary of contents:|
John COVENTRY o Burgate House, Fordingbridge, Hampshire. Esquire.
James MILLAR of Burgate Cottages, Fordingbridge, Hampshire. Surveyor.
John Coventry is leasing property in Fordingbridge to James Millar for 21 years at a rent of £5 per annum.
The property consists of Burgate Cottage with about 5 roods of land, marked as plot numbers 905 and 901 on the tithe map of Fordingbridge.
We are told that James Millar has already spent £300 on repairing the cottage.
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