Alternative Reference numberJC/547
TitleIndenture of Lease from George Smyth of Nybley, Gloucester, esquire (lessee of the rectory of the parish church of Chesterfield, Derbyshire and of the glebe lands and tithes of corn and hay, to the said rectory belonging, under lease from The Right Worshipful John Green, Doctor in Divinity, late Dean of the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lincolne, to the said George Smyth, for the lives of the said George Smyth, George Smyth eldest son of the said George Smyth, and Robert Berkeley of Spetchley, Worcestershire, esquire) to The Right Honourable John Murray esquire, commonly called Lord John Murray, of Banner Cross, Sheffield, of a close or parcel of ground called Dean's Yard in Chesterfield aforesaid, then lately in the possession of John Bright esquire, but then of the said John Murray; and a little cottage adjoining, then late in the occupation of John Kirk, but then of the said John Murray; (excepting a water course running under and round part of the said close and a right of road thereto; and excepting all timber, mines etc), for a term of twenty one years, if the said George Smyth, George Smyth the son, and Robert Berkeley or any of them should so long live, at a rent of £8 5s 0d, payable quarterly.
Descriptionate: 3 Jun in the 2nd year of George III, 1762.

Witnesses: Stephen Welber (?), Wm Hardy junior.
Date3 Jun 1762
Extent1 item
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