Lease, Trumpington, Cambridgeshire
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Lease by Revd Christopher Ansty of Norton, Durham, clerk, to John Hemington esq of Denny Abbey, Cambridgeshire, of his 'mansion house' in Trumpington, together with Paternoster Piece, the Grove, Chestnut Field, and other lands in Trumpington (reserving timber and quarrying rights) for fourteen years at an annual rent of #218. The rent is to be increased by #20 for every acre of specified land converted to arable, and Hemington undertakes to operate a four-year crop rotation system in Chestnut Field, and to insure the house against fire for #3,000. Various restrictions on farming methods are to apply. 3 pages, counterpart of a lease, signed and sealed by Christopher Ansty, delivery witnessed by John Cartwright and another, duty stamps, a schedule of locks and other fittings is on the verso of page 2.
- 1 Mar. 1814 (54 George III)
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Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., November 1931
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