Alternative Reference numberJC/479
TitleIndenture of Grant and Lease from John Parker of Norton Lees, Derbyshire, esquire to John Bullocke of Darleighe [Darley], Derbyshire, esquire of land and property in Norton
DescriptionAfter reciting an indenture dated 28 Nov 1608 between the said John Parker of the 1st part, the said John Bullocke of the 2nd part, and Edward Deane and Henry Spencer of the 3rd part, whereby John Parker granted to the said John Bullock a messuage, a cottage and divers lands, then in lease for several terms of years not then expired; subject to several rents, and an agreement that the said John Bullocke should have £20 a year until the said several leases should expire; the said John Parker granted to the said John Bullocke the reversion of all and singular the houses, lands etc in the joint or several occupations of Stephan Bamforth, Robert Barnes, John Barnes, James Wardell and Robert Eyre or which were contained in the said several leases or any of them and not being by the said recited indenture limited to the use of the said John Bullocke, after the recovery thereby agreed upon to be suffered: further the said John Parker demised and leased unto the said John Bullocke all those houses, buildings, closes and parcels of land, meadow and pasture in the parish of Norton ; namely, one tenement or house of four bayes and an outshoote theretofore used for a 'bloome smythie'; also one 'coale howse' near New Mylne ; also a parcel of ground called the Smythiehill, lying on the south side of the said house; and also a wheele, wheelehouse or tenement serving for a cutlers mylne or wheele, being near to the aforesaid tenement sometime a 'bloome smythie,' with 'all watercourses, dames, streames, dam steedes, and wheeles' [water wheels / mills] thereto belonging, or late in the occupation of Richard Cowley; the West Cliffe then in the occupation of Thomas Hudson; and the Roughe Cliffe and Carr Field then in the occupation of John Greene; and all other houses lands etc in the parish of Norton or Norton Lees [Derbyshire], then in the occupation of the said Richard Cowley and the reversion and reversions of the same, for the term of fourteen years.

Date: 12 Feb in the 6th year of James I, 1608.

Witnesses: Ro Baskafield (?), [ - ] Johnson.

Notes : it is not clear why this deed was necessary, as the recital of the original bargain and sale is incomplete, but the reference to the recovery action suggests that by oversight some property had been omitted and leases overlooked, and this deed was executed to put matters right between the parties.
Date12 Feb 1608 - 1609
Extent1 item
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