Alternative Reference numberJC/637
TitleIndenture of Bargain and Sale between Henry Bright of Whirlow, Yorkshire, gentleman and Dorothy his wife of the 1st part, Robert Ashton of Bradway, Derbyshire, esquire, and Charles Ashton clerk, trustees of the marriage settlement of the said Henry Bright and Dorothy daughter of the said Robert Ashton of the 2nd part and Robert Offley of Norton, Derbyshire, gentleman of the third part
DescriptionThe object of this deed was to settle an action brought by Robert Offley, a mortgagee of the settled estates of the Bright family, for repayment of his mortgage debt; the arrangement being that he should take a conveyance of part of the mortgaged property in final settlement of his claim. The recitals set out the facts, and the operative part transfers part of the mortgaged property to the mortgagee. In the recitals and parcels the following names of persons and places occur; namely, Cornelius Clerke then late of Norton esquire deceased, Revell Copley and Hannah his wife, Benjamin Eyre and Gartrude his wife [Hannah and Gartrude sisters of Henry Bright], Denis Nevile, Thomas Bright gentleman deceased, Henry Bright the grandfather, Henry Bright the father, Fullwood [Fulwood, Norton], Ecclesall, Sheffield, Dronfield, Ecclesall Bierley [Ecclesall Bierlow], Rose Fields, Jonathan Woolhouse, Robert Blackden, Graystones Cliffe [Greystones], Dead Lane, Mayhouse in Fullwood, Upper Field, Nether Field, Upper Spring, Nether Spring, Upper Meadow, Nether Meadow, Dovehouse and a pingle thereto in Ecclesall, John Dale, Nether House in Fullwood, Smithy Yard, Smithy Croft, Over Dove Field, Edward Dale, Heend-acre, Little Meadow, Wood Close in Fullwood, Goosegreene in Ecclesall, Lyme Lands in Fullwood, Thomas Taylor.

Date: 1 Sep in the 10th year of William III.

Notes: the deed bears no signatures, no seals, and no attestation clause, but there are two impressed stamps of sixpence each.
Date1 Sep [1698]
Extent1 item
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