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Document Number:1402025
Date:28 March 1872
For Sale:56.00
Good consistent with age
Parchment : 1 sheet 69cm x 54cm with 3 signatures and sels, plus revenue stamps
Summary of contents:
John BATE of 49 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent - Gentleman
John OSBORNE of St Austell, Cornwall - Gentleman
Esther VIPOND of 112 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent - Widow
Edward THOMAS of Sittingbourne, Kent - Nurseryman
Henry WILLIS of Sittngbourne, Kent - Tailor

The document begins by reciting that John Bate (Senior), the father of the John Bate listed above, died in 1847 leavng a Will in which his son John Bate and his friend John Osborne were appointed Executors and Trustees. His estate was to be divided between his son, John Bate and his daughter, Esther Vipon (widow of David Wesley Vipond, deceased).

John Bate, John Osborne and Esther Vipond, are now selling property in Sittingbourne to Edward Thomas and Henry Willis for 500. The property was acquired by John Bate (Senior), in 1833 and consists of:

1) a cottage in the East End of Sittingbourne fronting on the High Road from London to Canterbury

2) a parcel of land adjoining the Wesleyan Chapel with another cottage thereon
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