Lease, Somersham, Chatteris and Sutton, Cambridgeshire
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Lease by John Nix of Holwood House, Chatteris esq JP, to Walter Butcher of Colne, Huntingdonshire, farmer, of Holwood's Farm in Somersham, Chatteris and Sutton, Huntingdonshire and Cambridgeshire, for ten years at an annual rent of #688 10s, reserving timber, rights of way, and sporting rights, some farm buildings for another year, and the use of the wine cellar in Holwood House. The rent is to be increased by #50 for every acre in 'Old Pasture' converted to arable. A full schedule of all the fields and properties involved, which total in excess of 344 acres, is given. 3 pages, counterpart of a lease, signed and sealed by Walter Butcher, delivery witnessed by C [or L] B Margetts of Huntingdon, solicitor, duty stamp, pencilled alterations are apparently the work of a solicitor considering a renewal. Printed indenture form bears the name of Waterlow Brothers and Layton Ltd of Birchin Lane, London.
- 11 May 1891
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Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., November 1931
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