Alternative Reference numberJC/568
TitleIndenture of Lease from William Duke of Devonshire to Henry Smith in the parish of Staveley, Derbyshire, yeoman, of the customary 'dutyes' and customary rights and profits of the lead mines, commonly called The Lott and Cope; and all the meerdishes, lords meeres, primgaps, oddyards, and forfeited pieces of ground, arising and coming from the lead mines within the liberties, townes, villages, places and hamlets of Ashford, Eaddington, Chelmarton [Chelmorton], Flagg, Monyash, Over Haddon, Brushfield, Mornisdale alias Little Longston [Little Longstone] in the parish of Bakewell, Derbyshire; the which, his Grace was entitled unto by demise or grant under the Crown ; also all and singular his 'tyth oar,' growing due from time to time within the said towns, villages etc ; and also two thirds of the 'tyth oar' of and within the lordship of Bakewell, to which he was entitled in his own right, for a term of two years from the 29 Sep 1699, at a yearly rent of £200 payable halfyearly. Covenants by the lessee include a covenant to pay all extraordinary taxes etc.
DescriptionDate: 15 Sep in the 11th year of William III, 1669.

Witnesses: Tho Bagshaw, Wm Grosvenor, Tho Matthew.

Notes : endorsed is a consent by the Duke, to Henry Smith assigning the premises demised, subject to the conditions of the lease.
Date15 Sep 1669
Extent1 item
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