Deed for 80 High Street 1830-1882

Abstract also citing the possession of messuages or tenements in Wivenhoe Street by the Turpin family.

Added by Pat Marsden

[Copy “S.C.G.I” 1885] Abstract of the Title of Messrs. Benjamin Turpin and Alfred Theobald Turpin to messuages and tenements situate in Wivenhoe in the County of Essex, Witton, Denton and Pawsey, Colchester

4th March 1852 Probate Recorded and examined at Mr Sparlings Office 14th February 1885 F.C.

By Will of this date Benjamin Turpin formerly of Upper Jubilee Street Milend (sic) near London Gentleman gave and devised unto his sons Benjamin Turpin the Younger George Turpin and Alfred Theobald Turpin their heirs and assigns (inter alia)
All and Singular his Copyhold or Customary messuages land tenements holden (sic) of the Manor of Wivenhoe Elmstead or any others Manor or Manors in England and the rest and residue of his real Estate whatsoever and wheresoever
Upon Trust to pay the rents and profits thereof to his wife Sophia during her life or for so long time as she might continue his widow and in case his said wife should depart this life or marry again before his youngest child should attain the age of 21 years then he directed his Executors to pay and apply the rents and profits of the said Real Estate together will all interest to be received from his residuary personal estate for and towards the maintenance education and bringing up of all his children in equal shares and portions until such youngest child should attain the age of 21 years and upon further trust that as soon as conveniently might be after his said youngest child should have attained the age of 21 years (but not until such death or second marriage of his said wife) then his said Trustees or the Survivors or Survivor of them or the heirs of such Survivor to make sale and absolutely dispose of all and singular the said freehold and copyhold hereditaments and premises by Public Auction or Private Contract and in such parcels lots as by them should be deemed best
And the said Testators declared that the receipt of his said Trustees or the Survivors or the Survivor of them or the heirs of such survivors should be valid discharges for all purchase money to be received by them and that such purchasers should not be answerable or acceptable for the loss or misapplication of such purchase moneys
And the said Testator appointed his wife Executrix and his said sons Benjamin Turpin George Turpin and Alfred Theobald Turpin Executors

1 July 1861

The said Benjamin Turpin died and the said Will with the Codicil thereto but which does not affect the property the subject of this abstract was proved by all the Executors the 12th August, 1861 in the Principal Registry of the Court of Probate.

23rd April 1861

At the General Court baron then held for the above Manor
After a recital which does not affect this purchase
After a recital on the Rolls that at a General Court Baron held for the said Manor on the 14th day of April 1830 the said Benjamin Turpin (the Testator) was admitted to all that messuage or tenement situate and being in Wivenhoe Street formerly in the occupation of John Mason afterwards of Francis Rudge since of William Moulton and then late of [blank] and also that small tenement adjoining formerly in the occupation of the said J. Mason afterwards of the said F. Rudge and since of the said Wm. Moulton and then late of [blank] Together with the yards gardens etc as the same premises were situate and being in Wivenhoe aforesaid and then in the occupation of Samuel Warren Benjamin Dyer George Rayner John Warren and James Green some or one of them their or some or one of their undertenants or assigns and holden of the said Manor by Copy of Court Roll and upon part of which last described premises the said B.Turpin (the Testator) since his admission erected and built two messuages or tenements and the same were then in the occupation of [blank] and [blank]
And a further recital that at another General Court Baron on the 6th day of April 1831 the said B. Turpin (the Testator) was admitted to all that tenement being part of a messuage with the appurtenances being theretofore in the occupation of Sarah Barrington afterwards of John Battles since of several other successive tenants and then of the Widow Marshall and holden of the said Manor by Copy of Court Roll
The homage (?) presented the death of the said B. Turpin (the Testator) and that he died seized of the premises aforesaid thereupon the said B. Turpin (the son) the said George Turpin and Alfred Theobald Turpin by the said Benjamin Turpin their attorney brought into court the Probate of the above abstracted Will of the said Benjamin Turpin deceased prayed to be and were admitted to be tenants (inter alia)
To the above described premises of which the said Benjamin Turpin their father died seized
To hold unto them the said Benjamin Turpin George Turpin and Alfred Theobald Turpin their heirs and assigns forever pursuant to the said Will of the said Benjamin Turpin (the Testator)

1st September 1868
The said George Turpin died leaving the said Benjamin Turpin the son and the said Alfred Turpin him surviving
(Certificate of Burial produced)

11th September 1882
The said Sophia Turpin died
(Certificate of Burial produced)

Transcribed by Pat Marsden September 2010

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