Alternative Reference numberJC/674
TitleIndenture of Lease from Revell Copley of Dronfield, Derbyshire, gentleman to John Swift of Coldaston [Coal Aston], Derbyshire, husbandman, of a messuage in Coldaston and all those 18 closes or parcels of enclosed ground, be the same arable, meadow or pasture in Coldaston, commonly called or known by the several names of Far Batesmore, Middle Batesmore, Meadow Batesmore, Broomaly, Close Underhill, Westfield, Claybutts, Crabtree Meadowe, Hen Peppers, Nar Bently, Farr Bently, Farr Coate Close, Narr Coate Close, Little Spring, Middle Spring, Springfield, Springe, Crofte, containing together 72 acres and 2 roods, then in the occupation of John Swift; from the 25 Mar then last past, for a term of twenty one years, at a yearly rent of £34 5s 0d. Lessee's covenants, as to the repair of the buildings and the cultivation of the farm.
DescriptionDate: 6 Dec in the 5th year of William and Mary, 1693.

Witnesses : Jo Dand, Ben Nevill, Jonas Calton.

Notes : this is evidently a counterpart, signed by the lessee. A memorandum endorsed, provides that the lessor and his heirs, but not his assignes, should have full ingress and egress to go and make use of a chamber over the old parlour at the east end of the messuage, during the term of the lease.
Date6 Dec 1693
Extent1 item
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