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Abstract of title, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1697

Scope and Contents

Abstract of title of John Stocker Freaks and Margaret Freaks to 'a Commonable Messuage in Hive End in Chatteris', manor of Chatteris Ramsey, tracing the successive tenancies from 1750 to 10 Apr 1810, when William D[unn] Gardner acknowledged satisfaction in payment of the #300 with interest owed by the Freaks to his late father-in-law John Gardner (Doc 1698). Some effort has been made to amend the record so that it forms an abstract of title for John Warth (see Doc 1696). The interest of the following in the premises at various times is recorded:1. Richard Selby (d c1750) 2. Richard Selby (jnr, son of -1) 3. Alice Selby (mother of -2) 4. William Parker of Chatteris, farmer 5. Susannah Lyon of Chatteris, spinster 6. Edward Adams of March, gent 7. John Johnson 8. John Smith of Chatteris, victualler and schoolmaster 9. Robert Grimditch, gent 10. John Stocker Freaks of Chatteris, farmer 11. Margaret Freaks (wife of -10 and daughter of -8) 12. Thomas Skeels of Chatteris, butcher 13. John Gardner of Chatteris, esq 14. William Dunn Gardner, esq


  • Creation: 1810 (Undated, endorsed '1810')

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Tied at top left with red tape; three - perhaps four - hands, with corrections and interlineations

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by E A B Barnard, FSA, November 1931

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