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Lease, Feltwell, Norfolk

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1837

Scope and Contents

Lease by William Nix of Chatteris, farmer, to Thomas Tingey of Southery, Norfolk, yeoman, and James Tingey of Feltwell, Norfolk, yeoman, of his 9 acres of fenland in Feltwell for twenty-one years from 11 Oct 1850 (1849?), at an annual rent of #9. The Tingeys are permitted to dig 7,000 turves of peat each year, but they may dig more upon payment to Nix of one guinea per 1,000 turves. Signed and sealed by William Nix and Thomas Tingey, witnessed by John N Merry? of Ely, duty stamps. Parchment supplied by Samuel Jones of Bermondsey.


  • Creation: 23 Nov. 1849

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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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