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Release, Trumpington etc., Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1809

Scope and Contents

Pursuant to an agreement for ending of disputes over an inheritance, dated 2 May 1748, and in consideration of #1,000, John Dowsing of Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire, clerk, releases his farm in Trumpington, 'known by the name or names of Trumpington Huntingtons or Crouchmans', the manor of Tincotts alias Teckingcotts, and further land in Trumpington, Honney Hill in Chatteris, Willingham, Cambridgeshire, in Bardney, Lincolnshire, and in Blagdon, Somerset, to Christopher Anstey DD of Brinkley, Cambridgeshire, and Mary his wife (aunt and heir at law of John Thompson late of Trumpington, deceased). Lease: Doc 1808. 4 pages, signed and sealed by John Dowsing, witnessed by John Heaton and Philip Carteret Webb, execution acknowledged by Dowsing on same day, duty stamps. Receipt of consideration endorsed, same witnesses. Enrolled in Common Pleas.


  • Creation: 26 May 1748 (21 George III, further endorsed as entered in the Bedford Level Company register, 8 Apr 1807)

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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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