The Cage Anchor Hill

Agreement for hiring 1904.

Transcribed by Frances Belsham

Wivenhoe Cage




The cage

At Wivenhoe

Mr E J Cracknell


Daniell and Sons

Breweries, Ltd


Agreement made the Fifteenth day of December

On Thousand Nine Hundred four between Daniells & Sons

Breweries, Limited hereinafter called “ The Landlords” of the one part,

and Ernest James Cracknell

of Wivenhoe in the County of Essex

hereinafter called “The Tenant” of the other part

1st The Landlords agree to let, and the daid Tenant agrees to hire all that

MESSUAGE or TENEMENT, with the appurtenances thereto belonging, known as

The Cage situate at Anchor Square Wivenhoe

In the County of Essex now or late in the occupation of


From the Twenty-fifth day of December One Thousand

Nine Hundred four for the term of one year, and so on from year to

year unless either party shall give three months notice to the other of them,

expiring at any time, of their intention to determine the tenancy hereby created at

the yearly rent of One Pound, payable

quarterly on Twenty-fifth day of December, the Twenty-fifth day of March, the

Twenty-fourth day of June, and the Twenty –ninth day of September, in each and

Every year

2nd The said Tenant for himself, his heirs, and assigns, hereby agrees with the

Landlords as follows:- To pay the said rent at the time and in manner aforesaid;

to pay all rates and taxes payable in respect of the said premises (except Land Tax

and Landlords’ Property Tax) ; to keep the inside of the premises hereby demised

in fair and tenable repair, together with all fixtures, fittings, glass and glazed

windows to the same belonging and so deliver up the same at the end of the

tenancy ( reasonable wear and tear excepted)

3rd N/A

4th N/A

5th N/A

6th N/A

7th N/A

8th  And it is agreed that if any rent shall be in arrear for Twenty-eight days after the

same shall become due, or there shall be any breach by the said tenant of the

covenants before expressed, or if the tenant shall commit any act that may be

construed to be an act of bankruptcy, the Landlords may re-enter on the premises

and expel the said tenant therefrom without giving any notice to quit

9th And the Landlords hereby agree with the said tenant that he, the said tenant

paying the said rent and observing the above conditions shall quietly hold and

enjoy the said premises without any lawful interruotion by the Landlords or any

person claiming under them and also to pay the Land Tax (if any) and the

Landlords Property Tax in respect of the said premises , and also to keep that the out-

side of the said premises in good and tenable repair


As witness the hands of the parties the day and year before written

Ernest James Cracknell


S E Butler

Castle Brewery Colchester




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