Early Deeds Referring to the Greyhound Pub 1790-1819

About three eighteenth century houses - one of which became the Greyhound

Pat Marsden

These three deeds refer to three adjacent premises which were later to become No 2 Queens Rd, No 64 High Street, and No 62 High Street (The Greyhound Pub).  The deeds mainly relate to the middle house with reference to the former occupiers of the house to the North (Susan Goodwin) and to the south (Samuel Martin Esquire). It was this latter house which became the Greyhound as referred to in the second and third deed.

Dated 12 May 1790

Release being a Conveyance in Fee …    (No 10)

Mr Martin Hopkins of Wivenhoe Gentleman and Elizabeth his wife to Mr James Dyer of Wivenhoe Mariner (Essex Record Office D/DHt T485)

This Indenture made the twelfth day of May in the thirtieth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King and Defender of the Faith of and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety

Between Martin Hopkins of Wivenhoe in the County of Essex Gentleman and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and James Dyer of Wivenhoe aforesaid Mariner of the other part

Whereas the said James Dyer hath contracted and agreed with the said Martin Hopkins for the compleat (sic) and absolute purchase of the Estate of Inheritance in fee simple in possession of and in the Messuage or Tenement and Hereditaments hereinafter mentioned to be hereby granted release and conveyed at and for the Sum of one hundred and twenty six pounds

Now This Indenture Witnesseth that in pursuance of the said Contract and Agreement and for ratifying the same into execution and also for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and twenty six pounds of lawful money of Great Britain by the said James Dyer to the said Martin Hopkins in hand well and truly paid at of immediately before these presents the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt and payments of which said sum of one hundred and twenty six pounds pounds the full consideration money for such premises contracted for aforesaid he the said Martin Hopkins doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and of and from the same and every part thereof doth acquit release and discharge the said James Dyer his heirs executors and administrators for ever by these presents

He the said Matthew Hopkins hath granted bargained sold aliened released and confirmed and by these presents

Doth grant bargain sell alien release and confirm unto the said James Dyer his actual possessions now being by virtue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made by the said Martin Hopkins in consideration of five shillings by Indenture bearing the date the day next before the date of these presents for one whole year commencing from the day next before the day of the date of the same Indenture of bargain and sale and by force of the Statute made for transferring uses into possession and to his heirs and assigns

All that freehold messuage or tenement lately repaired with all and every the Outhouses Buildings Kitchen Shop Shopyard Garden Curtilages Ways Paths Passages Waters Watercourses Easements Profits Rights Members Hereditaments and Appurtenances and whatsoever thereto belonging or appertaining or therewith written occupied or enjoyed or accepted reputed or taken as part parcel or member thereof formerly in the occupation of John Barker afterwards of Thomas Sanford with that of James Woodward and noted in the Tenure of Occupation of Thomas Norfolk his assignee or assigns and are situate lying being in Wivenhoe aforesaid (that is to say) between the Messuage or Tenement now or late of Susan Godwin Widow towards the North and a messuage or tenement formerly belonging to Samuel Martin Esquire to the South.

And the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders Rent Issues and Profits of all and singular the said granted premises

And all the Estate Rights the Interest Use possession property claims and demand whatsoever both at Law and in Equity of him the said Martin Hopkins of into or out of the same premises verges or any part thereof

And all Deeds Evidences and Writings in the hands custody or power of the said Martin Hopkins which solely relate to or concern the said hereby released premises or any part thereof together with the copies of all such other Deeds Evidenced and Writings as relate to or concern the same jointly with any other Lands Tenements or Hereditaments 

To have and to hold the said Messuage or Tenement hereditaments and all and singular other the premises hereby granted and released or intended so to be with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said James Dyer his heirs and assigns

To the only and absolute use and behoof of him the said James Dyer his heirs and assigns for ever and to and for no other use Interest or Purposes whatsoever 

And the said Martin Hopkins for himself and the said Elizabeth his wife and for his heirs Executors and Administrators

Doth Covenant Promise Grant and agree to and with the said James Dyer his heirs and assigns by these presents in manner following that is to say that the said Martin Hopkins at the time of the sealing and delivering of these presents is and standeth lawfully rightfully and absolutely seized in his desmene as of fee of and in the said Messuage or Tenement hereditaments and premises hereby granted and released or intended so to be with their appurtenances of a good sure perfect lawful and absolute Estate of Inheritance in fee simple in possession without any manner of Condition Proviso Trust Limitations Power of Restoration Use or uses or other restraint matter or thing whatsoever to alter hinder in number determination before the same

And also that the said Martin Hopkins now hath in himself good right full power and lawful and absolute authority to grant bargain sell and release and confirm the same Messuage or Tenement hereditaments and premises hereby granted and released or intended so to be with their appurtenances unto and To the use of the said James Dyer his heirs and assigns in manner aforesaid according to the true intent and meaning of these presents

And further that the said James Dyer his heirs and assigns shall or lawfully May from time to time and at all times for ever hereafter peaceably and quietly enter into have hold use comply possess and enjoy the said Messuage Tenement hereditaments and premises hereby granted and released or intended so to be with their appurtenances and receive have and take the rents issues and profits thereof and every part thereof

To and for this and their own use and uses without the lawful let suit hindrance interruption denial of them the said Martin Hopkins and Elizabeth his wife neither of them of their heirs or assigns or of or by any other person or persons whomsoever

And that free and clear and freely clearly and absolutely acquitted exonerated or discharged or otherwise by the said Martin Hopkins his heirs executors and administrators well and sufficiently saved harmless and indemnified of from and against all and all manner of former and other Gifts Grants Bargains against Sales Mortgages Jointures Dowers Rights Titles of Power Uses Intails (sic) Rents arrears of Rent Statutes Recognisances Judgements in respect of the Tenure of the same only excepted

And Moreover that he the said Martin Hopkins and the said Elizabeth his Wife shall and will at the equal costs and charges of the said Martin Hopkins and James Dyer as of Hilary Term now last past or before the end of this present Easter Term or in some other subsequent Term either by themselves with other partners or other Lands and Tenements acknowledge and levy in due form of Law before his Majesty’s Justices of the Court of Common Pleas at Westminster unto the said James Dyer and his heirs one or more fine or fines Sum Cognizance de droit come ceo whereupon proclamation shall be had and made according to the Statute in that case made and provided and the usual court of fines for assurance of Lands in such cases used of

All the said Messuage Tenement hereditaments and premises hereby granted released or conveyed or meant and intended so to be and of every part and parcel thereof with their Appurtenances 

By such apt and convenient Names Quantities Qualities and other descriptions to ascertain the same as shall be whatsoever heretofore had made levied suffered or executed or hereafter to be had made levied suffered of executed of the said Messuage Tenement hereditaments and other the premises or any of them or any part thereto whereof a fine or fines is or are to be Covenanted to be levied as aforesaid by or between the said parties to these presents or any of them of whereunto they or any of them is are or shall be party or parties privy or privies shall and enure

And shall be adjudged deemed construed and taken to be and so are and were meant and intended to be and enure and are hereby declared and agreed by all and every the said parties to these presents to be [obscured]? and the said James Dyer and every other Course or Courses in the said fine or fines named or to be named and his her or their heirs shall stand and be seized of the said Messuage Tenement hereditaments in the said fines [obscured] to be comprized and of every part thereof

To and for the only and absolute use and behoof of the said James Dyer his heirs and assigns for ever and to and for no other use Intent of purpose whatsoever

And lastly that he the said Martin Hopkins and the said Elizabeth his wife and his heirs and all every other person or persons whomsoever having or lawfully claiming any Estate Rights Title Trust or Interest at Law or in Equity of into or out of the said Messuage or Tenement hereditaments and premises is hereby granted and released or intended so to be or only part thereof shall and will from time to time and at all times hereafter upon every the reasonable request and at the proper Costs and Charges in the Law of the said James Dyer his heirs and assigns make do seal deliver acknowledge levy suffer and execute or cause and promise to be made done sealed delivered acknowledged levied suffered and executed

All and every such further and other lawful and reasonable Act or Acts Declared Deeds Devises and Conveyance and assurances in the Law whatsoever for the further better more perfect and absolutely granting releasing confirming and apprizing the said Messuage or Tenement hereditaments and premises hereby granted and released or intended so to be and every part and parcel thereof with their appurtenances unto and

To the Use of the said James Dyer his heirs and assigns according to the true intent and meaning of these presents by the said James Dyer his heirs or assigns or his their or any of their Council learned in this Law shall be lawfully and reasonably devised or advised and required 

In Witness Thereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the Day and Year first above written

Martin Hopkins

Elizabeth Hopkins

James Dyer

Received the Day and the Year first within written of and from the within named James Dyer the Sum of one hundred and twenty six pounds being the considerable money within expressed to be paid by him to me (£126)

Martin Hopkins

Witness

George Daniell

Sam Daniell

Sealed and delivered (being first duly stamped)

In the presence of 

George Daniell

Sam Daniell

Elizabeth Hopkins

James Dyer

Dated 29 June 1819

Lease for a Year

Mr Stephen Kempton to Mr James Nash and his Trustee (Essex Record Office D/DHt T485)

This Indenture made the Twenty Ninth day of June in the fifty ninth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King Defender of the faith and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen

Stephen Kempton late of Fleet Street in the Parish of Saint Bride in the City of London Gentleman but now of Wivenhoe in the County of Essex Coal Merchant of the one part and James Nash of Colchester in the said County Fisherman and Alexander Fordyce Miller of the same place Woollen Draper of the other part 

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of five shillings of lawful money of Great Britain to the said Stephen Kempton in hand well and truly paid by the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby  acknowledged

He the said Stephen Kempton Hath bargained and sold and by these presents Doth bargain and sell unto the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller their executors administrators and assigns

All that freehold Messuage or Tenement with all and every the Outhouse Buildings Kitchen Yard Garden Curtilages Ways paths passages Waters Watercourses easements profits rights members hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever thereto belonging or appertaining or therewith used better occupied or enjoyed or accepted reputed or taken as part parcel or member thereof late in the occupation of James Dyer the younger and now of Robert Tomlinson his Undertenants or Assigns and are situate lying and being in Wivenhoe aforesaid between the Messuage or Tenement late of Susan Godwin Widow and now occupied by John Durrell or his assigns towards the North and a Messuage or Tenement formerly belonging to Samuel Martin Esquire and now the Greyhound Public House towards the South

And the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof

To have and to hold the said Messuage or Tenement hereditaments and all and singular other the premises hereby bargained and sold or intended so to be with their and every of their rights members and appurtenances unto the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller their executors administrators and assigns from the day next before the day of the date of these presents for and during and unto the full end and term of one whole year from thence next ensuing and fully to be compleat (sic) and ended

Yielding and paying therefore unto the said Stephen Kempton his heirs or assigns the rent of one pepper corn only on the last day of the said Term if the same shall be lawfully demanded 

To the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute made for transferring uses into possession the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller May be in the actual possession of the said Messuage or Tenement hereditaments and all and singular other the premises hereby bargained and sold or intended so to be with the Appurtenances and may thereby be enabled to accept and take a Grant and Release of the reversion and inheritance thereof to them and their heirs

To the only Use and Behoof of the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller their heirs and assigns

Nevertheless as to the estate and interest of the said Alexander Fordyce Miller his heirs and assigns in the said premises 

In trust for the said James Nash his heirs and assigns for ever

In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seal

Stephen Kempton

 in the presence of 

W. Sparling

Henry Duffy

Dated 30 June 1819

Appointment and Release of a Messuage and Premises at Wivenhoe in the County of Essex and a Surrender of Mortgage Term to merge

Mr Stephen Kempton & Mr Benjamin Candler to Mr James Nash and his Trustee (Essex Record Office D/DHt T485)

This Indenture of three parts made the Thirtieth day of June in the fifth ninth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and nineteen 

Between Stephen Kempton late of Fleet Street in the Parish of Saint Bride in the City of London Gentleman but now of Wivenhoe in the County of Essex Coal Merchant of the first part Benjamin Sadler Candler of Elmstead in the said County of Essex Officer of his Majesty’s Customs of the second and James Nash of the third part 

Whereas under and by virtue of certain Indentures of Lease and Release bearing date respectively the twenty and twenty first days of June in the year One thousand eight hundred and ten

The release being of five parts and made between James Dyer the younger and Ann his Wife of the first part the said Stephen Kempton of the second part William Sandford of the third part Peter Conway of the fourth part and Daniel Sutton the Younger of the fifth part

The Messuage or Tenement and Hereditaments hereinafter described Were conveyed and assured and now stand limited

To the use of such person or persons and for such estate or estates Upon such Trusts and for such intents and purposes and with under and subject to such conditions powers and provisions limitations clauses and declarations as he the said Stephen Kempton at any time or times during his life by any deed or deeds instrument or instruments in writing with or without power of revocation to be sealed and delivered in the presence of and attested by two or more credible witnesses or by his last Will and Testament to be signed and published as therein mentioned should direct limit or appoint with divers remainders over and with the ultimate remainder

To the use of the said Stephen Kempton his heirs and assigns for ever

And Whereas by Indenture bearing date on or about the fourteenth day of March One thousand eight hundred and seventeen made between the said Stephen Kempton of the one part and the said Benjamin Sadler Candler of the other part In consideration of the sum of One hundred pounds to the said Stephen Kempton therein expressed to be paid by the said Benjamin Sadler Candler

He the said Stephen Kempton Did grant bargain sell and demise And by virtue of all and every the powers and power authorities and authority in him vested or him thereunto in any wise enabling

He the said Stephen Kempton by the now reciting Deed or Instrument in writing by him sealed and delivered in the presence of and attested by the two credible witnesses whose names are therein indorsed (sic) Did direct limit and appoint unto the said Benjamin Sadler Candler his executors administrators and assigns

The Messuage or Tenement and Hereditaments in the said hereinbefore in part recited Indenture comprized and hereinafter particularly described 

To hold the same with the appurtenances unto the said Benjamin Sadler Candler his executors administrators and assigns from the day next before the day of the date of the now reciting Indenture for the term of one thousand years without impeachment of waste at and under the yearly rent of a pepper corn (payable if demanded)

But subject to a proviso in the said now reciting Indenture contained for making the same Indenture and the term and estate thereby granted void on payment by the said Stephen Kempton his heirs executors administrators or assigns unto the said Benjamin Sadler Candler his executors administrators or assigns of the sum of One hundred pounds with legal Interest for the same on a day therein mentioned and since paid

And whereas the said sum of One hundred pounds and Interest was not paid to the said Benjamin Sadler Candler at the time for that purpose limited by the proviso contained in the said last recited Indenture 

Whereby the estate and interest of the said Benjamin Sadler Candler in the said premises became absolute in law for the remainder of the said term of One thousand years

And whereas there now remains due and owing to the said Benjamin Sadler Candler upon the said recited security the said principal sum of One hundred pounds and no more all Interest for the same having been duly paid and satisfied to the day of the date of these presents as the same Benjamin Sadler Candler doth hereby admit and acknowledge 

And whereas the said Stephen Kempton hath contracted and agreed with the said James Nash for the absolute sale to him of the Messuage or Tenement and hereditaments in the said several recited Indentures and hereinafter particularly described and the fee simple and inheritance thereof in possession free from incumbrances at the sum of One hundred and sixty pounds out of which it hath been agreed that the said sum of One hundred pounds remaining due to the said Benjamin Sadler Candler upon the said recited Security shall be paid of and discharged 

Now this Indenture witnesseth that for an in consideration of the sum of One hundred pounds of lawful English money by the said James Nash (at the request and by the direction of the said Stephen Kempton testified by his being a party to and executing these presents) in hand well and truly paid to the said Benjamin Sadler Candler at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents as hereinafter is mentioned 

And also in consideration of the further sum of Sixty pounds of like lawful money to the said Stephen Kempton also at the same time in hand paid by the said James Nash The payment and receipt of which said several sums of One hundred pounds and Sixty pounds (making together the said purchase money or sum of One hundred and sixty pounds) he the said Stephen Kempton doth hereby admit and acknowledge and of and from the same and every part thereof doth acquit release and for ever discharge the said James Nash his heirs executors administrators and assigns by these presents and also in consideration of the sum of five shillings of lawful money aforesaid to the said Stephen Kempton at the same time paid by the said Alexander Fordyce Miller the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged 

He the said Stephen Kempton in pursuance and by virtue and in exercise of the power and authority to him limited or reserved in and by the said Indenture of Lease and Release first hereinbefore in part recited and of every other power or authority enabling him in this behalf

Doth by this present Deed or Instrument in writing by him sealed and delivered in the presence of and attested by the two credible Witnesses whose names are or are intended to be indorsed (sic) hereon attesting his execution hereof irrevocably direct limit and appoint

That All and said singular the Messuage or Tenement Hereditaments and other the premises hereinafter described and granted and released or intended so to be with the appurtenances shall from and immediately after the execution of these presents go remain and be

To the Use of the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller their heirs and assigns for ever

Nevertheless as to the Estate and Interest of the said Alexander Fordyce Miller his heirs and assigns in the said premises

In Trust for the said James Nash his heirs and assigns 

And this Indenture further witnesseth that for the consideration aforesaid and for more effectually conveying and assuring the said Messuage or Tenement and hereditaments unto the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller their heirs and assigns 

He the said Stephen Kempton Hath granted bargained sold aliened released and confirmed And by these presents 

Doth grant bargain sell alien release and confirm unto the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller in their actual possession now being by virtue of a Bargain and Sale to them thereof made by the said Stephen Kempton in consideration of five shillings by Indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents for the term of one year commencing from the day next before the day of the date of the same Indenture of Bargain and Sale and by force of the Statute made for transferring uses into possession And to their heirs and assigns

All that freehold Messuage or Tenement with all and every the Outhouses Buildings kitchen Yard Garden Curtilages Ways paths passages Waters Watercourses Easements Profits Rights Members Hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever thereto belonging or appertaining or therewith used letten occupied or enjoyed or accepted reputed or taken as part parcel or member thereof late in the occupation of James Dyer the younger and now or late of Robert Tomlinson his Undertenants or assigns and situate lying or being in Wivenhoe aforesaid between the Messuage or Tenement late of Susan Godwin Widow and now occupied by John Durrell or his assigns towards the North and a Messuage or Tenement formerly belonging to Samuel Martin Esquire and now the Greyhound Public House towards the South

And the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders yearly and other Rents Issues and Profits thereof and of every part thereof 

And all the Estate right Title Interest Inheritance Use trust possession properly benefit Equity of Redemption claim and demand whatsoever of the said Stephen Kempton of in to or out of the same premises every or any part or parcel thereof

Together with all Deeds Evidences and writings whatsoever relating to the said premises now in the hands Custody or power of the said Stephen Kempton which he can procure without suit

To have and To hold the said Messuage or Tenement Hereditaments and all and singular other the premises hereinbefore mentioned to be hereby granted and released and every part thereof with the appurtenances unto the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller their Heirs and Assigns

To the only proper Use and Behoof of the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller their Heirs and Assigns forever

Nevertheless as to the Estate and Interest of the said Alexander Fordyce Miller his Heirs and Assigns in the said premises

In Trust for the said James Nash his Heirs and Assigns

And the said Stephen Kempton for himself his Heirs Executors Administrators doth covenant grant declare and agree with and to the said James Nash his Heirs and Assigns by their presents in manner following (that is to say) That for and notwithstanding any act Deed matter or thing whatsoever by him the said Stephen Kempton made done executed suffered or admitted to the contrary the power or authority so given or reserved to him in or by the said hereinbefore In part recited Indenture and hereby exercised or intended so to be is at the time of the Sealing and delivery of these presents in full force and effect and has not at any time heretofore been exercised revoked extinguished suspended or otherwise become void or voidable save as appears by these presents 

And further that it shall and may be lawful for the said James Nash his Heirs and Assigns from time to time and at all times for ever hereafter peaceably and quietly to enter into and upon and to have hold occupy and enjoy the same Messuage or Tenement Hereditaments and premises with the appurtenances and to receive and take the Rents Issues and profits thereof to and for his and their own use and benefit without any lawful let suit interruption claim or demand whatsoever of from or by the said Stephen Kempton or his heirs or of from by or under any other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim any Estate or Interest in the said premises or any part thereof by from or under him

And that free and clear and freely clearly and absolutely exonerated and discharged or otherwise by the said Stephen Kempton his Heirs Executors or Administrators well and sufficiently saved and kept indemnified of from and against all manner of former and other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales appointments Leases Mortgages Jointures Dowers right and Title of Dower Uses Trusts Titles Troubles charges and Incumbrances whatsoever already or hereafter to be had made or done committed or suffered by the said Stephen Kempton of his Heirs or by any other person or persons claiming as aforesaid

And moreover that the said Stephen Kempton and his Heirs and all and every other person and persons having or lawfully claiming or who shall or may have or lawfully claim any Estate of Interest whatsoever either at Law or in Equity in the said Messuage or Tenement Hereditaments and premises hereby limited and appointed granted and released or intended so to be with the appurtenances or any part thereof by from through and under or in trust for him shall and will from time to time and all the times hereafter upon the request and at the proper costs and charges in the Law of the said James Nash his Heirs or Assigns make do or execute or cause to be made done and executed all and every such further acts and Deeds appointments conveyances and assurances whatsoever for more perfectly and absolutely limiting appointing granting conveying assuring and confirming the same Messuage or Tenement Hereditaments and premises and every part thereof with the appurtenances unto and

To the use of the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller their Heirs and assigns in manner and form aforesaid as by the said James Nash his Heirs or assigns or his or their Counsel in the Law shall be lawfully and reasonably devised or advised and required 

And this Indenture lastly witnesseth that for and in consideration of the said sum of One hundred pounds to the said Benjamin Sadler Candler at the request and by the direction of the said Stephen Kempton testified as aforesaid paid by the said James Nash as hereinbefore mentioned The receipt hereof and that the same is in full satisfaction of all the Principal and Interest Monies due and owing upon the said hereinbefore recited Security he the said Benjamin Sadler Candler doth hereby admit and acknowledge and of and from the same and every part thereof doth acquit release and for ever discharge the said Stephen Kempton and also the said James Nash and each of them and each of their Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns by these presents 

He the said Benjamin Sadler Candler (at the request and by the direction as well of the said Stephen Kempton as of the said James Nash testified respectively as aforesaid)

Hath assigned surrendered and yielded up And by these presents Doth assigns surrender and yield up unto the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller their Heirs and Assigns 

All and singular the said Messuage or Tenement Hereditaments and other the premises hereinbefore particularly described and granted and released and which by the said recited Indenture of the fourteenth day of March One thousand eight hundred and seventeen were mentioned to be limited and appointed granted and demised unto the said Benjamin Sadler Candler his Executors Administrators and Assigns for the said term of one thousand years with the Appurtenances And all the Estate Right Title Interest Term of Years yet to come and unexpired Trust possession property claim and demand whatsoever both at Law and in Equity of him the said Benjamin Sadler Candler of in or to the same premises every or any part thereof

To and in such manner and To the End intent and purpose that the now residue and remainder of the said Term of One thousand years and the Estate and Interest of the said Benjamin Sadler Candler in the said premises by virtue thereof shall and may from henceforth be merged and extinguished in the freehold reversion and inheritance of the same premises hereinbefore conveyed to or otherwise vested in the said James Nash and Alexander Fordyce Miller and their Heirs as aforesaid 

And the said Benjamin Sadler Candler for himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators doth covenant and declare to and with the said James Nash his Heirs and Assigns by these presents that he the said Benjamin Sadler Candler hath not at any time heretofore made done or committed or willingly or willingly suffered to be done or been party or privy to the doing of any act deed matter or thing whatsoever whereby or by reason or means whereof the said Messuage or Tenement Hereditaments and premises hereinbefore mentioned and intended to be hereby assigned and surrendered or the said Term of One thousand years therein or any part thereof respectively are is can shall or may be affected charged assigned surrendered or incumbered [insert ‘in Title Estate or otherwise now or ever]

In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their Hands and Seals the day and year first before written

Signed

Stephen Kempton 

Benjamin S. Candler 

James Nash

Received the day and year first within written of and from the within James Nash the sum of One hundred pounds being the consideration money within mentioned to be paid to me

£100

Benjamin Candler 

Witness

W Sparling

Henry Duffy

Received the day and year first within written of and from the within James Nash the sum of Sixty pounds being the consideration money within mentioned to be paid to me

Stephen Kempton 

Witness

W Sparling

Henry Duffy

[Transcribed by Pat Marsden, February 2020]

This page was added on 18/02/2020.

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