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Lease and release, Sutton, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1790

Scope and Contents

In consideration of an advance of #800, John Cawthorn of Chatteris, farmer, conveys to Henry Goode of Cambridge, gent, Revd Ambrose Goode of Terrington, Norfolk, and William Goode of Cambridge, painter (executors of the late Edward Goode of Cambridge, gent) his 10+ acres in Sutton Fen (Bedford Level Lot 3 No 4). This takes the form of a covenant to surrender by way of mortgage with power of sale, the #800 - with legal interest - being due for repayment on 18 June 1828. Cawthorn also undertakes to surrender conditionally certain copyhold lands held of the manor of Chatteris Nunns as further security for repayment. Release of 2 pages, both lease and release signed by John Cawthorn, witnessed by Thomas Sewell of Chatteris, attorney, and Sewell's clerk John Howell, duty stamps, receipt for #800 on verso of release, same date, signed and witnessed as before. Endorsed as entered in the Bedford Level Company Register on 15 Jan 1828.


  • 17 Dec. 1827-18 Dec. 1827

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., November 1931

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