Alternative Reference numberJC/499
TitleIndenture of Settlement between Thomas Chapman of Holmehirst in the parish of Norton, Derbyshire, cutler of the one part and Richard Chapman of Heeley in the parish of Sheffield, cutler, and William Stringfellow of Wingerworth, Derbyshire, [ - ] of the other part ...
Description... whereby, after reciting that Edmund West late of Darley Abbey, Derbyshire esquire by indenture of lease dated 25 Sep in the 10th year of Elizabeth [1568], demised unto John Lee late of Woodseates [Woodseats] in the parish of Norton, carpenter, a messuage, farm, or tenement called Holmehirst in Woodsettes Dale [Woodseats Dale], then in the occupation of the said John Lee, and closes called Backehouse Feild, Kilnefeilde, Wheatcrofte, Birkenfeild, and Held, for a term of 800 years, at the annual rent of 20s 2d payable halfyearly; and that the estate and term of the said John Lee of, in, and to one barn of two bayes with an outshutt [see JC/498] adjoining to the north end thereof, one bay of housing at the south end thereof, the garden, the south part or half of the fold as it was then severed, Kilnefeilde, the west side or half of Wheatcroft as then divided, and Birkenfeild had lawfully devolved on John Allen of Woodsettes, husbandman; and that the estate and term of the said John Allen, of, in, and to, one of the said bayes of the said barn of two bayes (viz the more westwardly baye thereof), with a bay of housing, adjoining to the west or south west end of the same; the said garden; all the south part or house of the said fold (as then divided); part of the Birkenfeild, which was commonly called the Intacke; and all the west side of Wheatcrofte (saving a parcel of the east end meared out from the rest) had lawfully devolved and come unto the said Thomas Chapman, by an assignment thereof dated the 29 Jan in the 9th year of Charles I [1633/1634] from the said John Allen unto the said Thomas Chapman and Mary late wife of him the said Thomas deceased, then by the name of Mary Alien daughter of the said John ; the said Thomas Chapman in consideration of the marriage then already solemnized, between him the said Thomas Chapman and Elizabeth then his wife and daughter of James Stringfellow of Wingerworth, Derbyshire, husbandman, and for a competent dower; granted to Richard Chapman and William Stringfellow all the premises which had devolved on the said Thomas Chapman as aforesaid, to the use of Thomas Chapman and his assigns for and during the residue of the term of 800 years, if he happen to live so long (sic), and if he die before, then to his wife Elizabeth and her assigns during the term, for life; with remainder to the child or children of the marriage in tail; and in default of issue, to the use of the executors, administrators and assigns of the said Elizabeth.

Date: 23 Jan in the 13th year of Charles I, 1637.

Witnesses : George Haslehurst, Humfrey Pettie, James Stringfellow.
Date23 Jan 1637 - 1638
Extent1 item
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