Alternative Reference numberJC/677
TitleIndenture of Lease from the Reverend Cavendish Nevile of Chevet in the parish of Royston, Yorkshire, esquire to Isaac Biggin of the parish of Norton, Derbyshire, husbandman, of a messuage or tenement wherein Joshua Calton then lately dwelt
DescriptionDate: 11 Apr in the 5th year of George II, 1732.

And also all those closes etc, called Orchard, Croft, Shepley, Briery Field, Rushy Field, Knowl, Riddings, Mare-lands, Wood Field, High Field, Hulstorth, Woolhouse Field, Great Cobner. Little Cobner, Square Cobner Closes, Park Brook Close, Pigman Croft, Great Meadow, Little Meadow, Lowage [Lowedges], a cottagehouse [sic] and croft, with the cowhouse; containing together 80 acres 1 rod 21 perches (particulars of which are given in a schedule endorsed on the lease).

For a term of twenty one years, from 2 Feb 1731/2, at a yearly rent of £50.

Witnesses: Isaac Odell, Samuel Jackson.

Notes: the lease is a printed form, filled up by hand and contains many interesting clauses as to farming and estate management.

Endorsed is a memorandum, reserving a right of road to the lessor. This appears to be a counterpart signed by the lessee.
Date11 Apr 1732
Extent1 item
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