Alternative Reference numberJC/578
TitleIndenture of Lease from the Honorable Colonel John Fitzwilliam and Barbara his wife (late widow of William Cavendish, esquire, only son and heir at law of the Right Honorable James Cavendish, esquire, commonly called Lord James Cavendish then deceased) to Peter Smith of Breck in the parish of Staveley, Derbyshire, yeoman, of a messuage, farm or tenement in Middle Handley in the parish of Staveley, formerly in the tenure of Thomas Wade but then of the said Peter Smith
DescriptionDate: 7 Apr in the 31st year of George II, 1758.

Comprising the closes therein mentioned; to wit, Slade Meadow, Sweet Leys, Mire Meadow Nook, Netherfield, Ellis Land, Wind Mill Hill, Marle Field, Newfield, Calf Crew Close, containing together 55 acres; reserving to the lessors, mines and timber etc, for a term of twenty one years, at the yearly rent of £15.

The covenants by the lessee are lengthy, and in one he covenants that he will yearly and every year during the said term, do two days work with a draught, instead of all boons, etc.

Witnesses: Mark Roworth (?), Tho Wotton.
Date7 Apr 1758
Extent1 item
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