Lease and release, Somersham, Huntingdonshire
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In consideration of #138, William Piggott of Buckden, Huntingdonshire, innkeeper, and Lionel Green of St Ives, carpenter (1st parties, trustees and devizees under the will of their mother and mother-in-law Mary Piggott, late of St Ives, deceased) release to Thomas Sewell of Somersham, gent (3rd party), two dwellings with appurtenances in Somersham, lately occupied by John Barnes, in trust for Samuel Lyon (alias Brown) of Somersham, Huntingdonshire, husbandman (2nd party). George Maule of Huntingdon, gent (4th party) simultaneously makes over the residue of a 500-year lease (as a trustee to avoid mesne incumbrances) to John Rumbal Leeds of Somersham, gent (5th party), while Martin Wallman of Somersham, baker (6th party), agrees to produce on request certain specified, relevant deeds then in his keeping. Lease (for one year at peppercorn rent) signed and sealed by William Piggott and Green, witnessed by George Travell, Thomas Rose and James Piggott, duty stamps. Release in the form of a six-part indenture of 3 pages, signed and sealed by William Piggott, Green, Lyon (his mark), Maule, and Wallman, witnessed by Travell, Rose, James Piggott, John Longland, Joseph Harris, James B Oakins?, and Thomas Everitt, duty stamps. Release endorsed in pencil: 'Somersham'. Schedule of deeds at foot of page 3.
- 4 Apr. 1803-5 Apr. 1803 (43 George III)
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Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., November 1931
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