Queens Road Deed 1861-2

Early Deed for 22 - 30 Queens Road following the auctioning of plots from the Wivenhoe House Estate

Pat Marsden

Plan of the piece of ground abutting on Queens Road later to be divided into five plots. It can be seen that Thomas Harvey owns the land to the east and west and Philip Havens Esq. owns the land to the south of the plot. The plot itself is 64 feet wide.
Photo from the original deed

This deed relates to a plot of land being sold to John Eade, the builder for £66. This was only one of a number of building plots created when the Wivenhoe House Estate was sold to Thomas Harvey in 1859.  The financing of a tranche of these plots was secured by a firm of bankers from Colchester to the tune of £3,131.13s.4d. Five terraced houses were built on this plot which later became known as 22-30 Queens Road.

Conveyance of a piece of Ground situated in Wivenhoe Essex Dated 7th October 1862 between Mr Thos Harvey and his Mortgagees to Mr John Eade.

This Indenture made the seventh day of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty two. In pursuance of an Act to facilitate the Conveyance of Real property Between John Bawtree George Henry Errington John Bawtree the Younger and Jeremiah Haddock all of Colchester in the County of Essex Bankers and Copartners of the first part Thomas Harvey of Wivenhoe in the same County Shipbuilder of the second part John Eade of Wivenhoe aforesaid Builder of the third part and Edward Williams of Colchester aforesaid Esquire of the fourth part. Whereas by Indenture dated the twenty third day of May One thousand eight hundred and sixty one and made between the said Thomas Harvey of the one part and the said John Bawtree George Henry Errington John Bawtree the younger and Jeremiah Haddock of the other part The piece of Land hereinafter described with other hereditaments was conveyed to them and their heirs by way of Mortgage for securing the sum of Three thousand One hundred and thirty one pounds thirteen shillings and four pence and Interest And whereas the said Thomas Harvey has contracted with the said John Eade for the sale to him of the said piece of land for the sum of sixty six pounds which it has been agreed shall be paid to the parties hereto of the first part in part discharge of their said Mortgage debt but in total exoneration of the said hereditaments therefrom How this Indenture Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of sixty six pounds paid by the said John Eade to the said parties of the first part by the direction of the said Thomas Harvey testified by his execution hereof they the said John Bawtree (five words scratched out) George Henry Errington John Bawtree the younger and Jeremiah Haddock Do and each of them Doth grant release (?) and convey And the said Thomas Harvey Doth grant release Convey and Confirm unto the said John Eade and his heirs All that piece or parcel of land situate in the parish of Wivenhoe in the County of Essex abutting on the New Road there called Queens Road leading from Wivenhoe Street to Paget Street and with the dimensions and abuttals are delineated in the plan thereof draw on the Margin of presents and Coloured pink Together with the unrestricted use of the said new road his heirs and assigns paying a proportionate part of the expense of keeping the said road in repair And all appurtenances thereto To Have and to hold the said hereditaments unto the said John Eade and his heirs To such uses as he may appoint and in default thereof To the executors and administrators during the life of the said John Eade Upon trust for him and his assigns with remainder To the use of the said John Eade his heirs and assigns for ever And the said John Eade hereby declares that his Widow (if any) shall not be entitled to dower out of the said hereditaments And the said Thomas Harvey Covenants with the said John Eade that he the said Thomas Harvey has the right to convey the said land to the said John Eade notwithstanding any Act of the said Thomas Harvey And the said John Eade shall have quiet possession of the said land free from incumbrances and the said Thomas Harvey Covenants with the said John Eade that he will execute such further Assurances of the said land as may be required. And the said Thomas Harvey Covenants with the said John Eade That he will produce the Title deeds enumerated hereunder and allow copies to be made of them at the expense of the said John Eade And the said John Eade for himself his heirs and Assigns Covenants with the said Thomas Harvey his heirs and assigns that he or they will fence in the said land on the North West and South sides thereof and that any dwelling house to be erected on the said piece of land shall be two stories high at the least and no building whatever shall be erected on the said land nearer the said new road than four feet and shall be built in a line corresponding with the dotted line on the said plan and that no paling or other fence in front of any house shall be higher than four feet In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written //

The Title deeds above referred to
27th July 1859 Indenture of this date made between John Baillie Baillie and Edmund Round of the first part The said Thomas Harvey of the second part and John Bawtree the younger of the third part
13th May 1861 Indenture of this date made between James Leman of the first part Georgiana Ann Baillie Mary Elizabeth Pigget and Frances Amelia Duffield of the second part the said Thomas Harvey of the third part and the said John Bawtree the younger of the fourth part
23 May 1861 The hereinbefore mentioned Indenture of this date

[signed and sealed by] John Bawtree John Bawtree the younger Thomas Harvey
George Henry Errington Jeremiah Haddock John Eade

Received the day and year first within written of and from the within named John Eade the sum of sixty six pounds being the consideration money within expressed to [ ] paid by him to us witness George Lay, Clerk to Messrs Barnes and Neck Solrs, Colchester.

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