Reference NumberSGC XV.26.44
TitleMembury, Devon. Lease of coppice.
Date29 April 1726
DescriptionLease by the Dean and Canons of Windsor to Joseph Pitman of Shardstrete, Dorset, of their coppice or wood known as Bovial Coppice or Boviall Wood, Membury, containing 16 acres or thereabouts, for a term of 21 years from Lady Day 1726, at the annual rent of 20s., payable at Lady Day in each year. Covenants by the Lessee: (i) to pay all duties, payments and charges both ordinary and extraordinary payable in respect of the demised premises; (ii) to keep and yield up in repair the house built on the demised premises and all mounds, fences and enclosures of the demised premises; and (iii) not to alienate the demised premises (except by will) without the prior consent under seal of the Lessors. Proviso that if the rent should have remained unpaid for thirty days, or if the Lessee should have alienated the demised premises (except by will) without the prior consent under seal of the Lessors, the term thereby granted should cease and be determined.
Witness to the execution of the Counterpart by the Lessee: Ben: Lamb.
Lease & Counterpart each bear Stamp Duty of 1s. 6d.
Extent2 items - Lease & Counterpart
Related MaterialReference numbers: XV.26.40; XV.26.41; XV.26.42; XV.26.43; XV.26.44
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