Alternative Reference numberJC/670
TitleIndenture of Lease from Edward Parker of Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, gentleman to Joshua Gallon of Little Norton, Derbyshire, yeoman, of a messuage with numerous outbuildings and appurtenances in Little Norton ...
Description, then in the occupation of the said Joshua Calton, with certain closes etc occupied therewith and a cottage, croft and orchard occupied by widow Parker; reserving timber, with the right to enter with horses, oxen, carts, waines, and other 'carryages'; and to 'fall, cutt down, steckup, sow, coard, coale, make sawpitts, and get turfe and soyle for coaleing; work up, take, and carry away' etc ; not hurting standing corn or mowing grass; leaving nevertheless sufficient wood and tincell for the necessary repairs of the demised premises ; for fourteen years from the 25 Mar then next, at a yearly rent of £40 10s 0d. The covenants contain (inter alia) one by the said Edward Parker, to pay 'the duty' for such part of the said premises as were held of the manor of Tickhill.

Date: 7 Jan in the 2nd year of Anne, 1703.

Witnesses : Phillip Parkier, Jasper Rhodes.

Notes : this is evidently a counterpart executed by the lessee. A memorandum endorsed, states that the lessee was to have liberty to 'gate his culture,' upon the premises, after the expiration of the term, till Mayday; and also that Mr. Edward Parker or his tenant should have liberty to 'plow [plough] and sow' before the expiration of the said term.

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