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Assignment of mortgage, Newnham, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1859

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In consideration of #65 paid to Mary Whippham of Cambridge, (widow and administratrix of the goods and chattels of her late husband Edward Whippham of Cambridge gent), she and Austin Reynolds of Cambridge, baker - current mortgagee and mortgagor respectively - assign to Andrew Pern MA of Peterhouse a mortgage of #60 dating from 1698 and secured by a 500-year lease at peppercorn rent of Reynolds' property in Newnham (Doc 1857). Signed and sealed by Whippham and Reynolds, witnessed by Thomas Johnson, John Wilson, Thomas Corthon, James Gull and Henry Ward, receipt for consideration money on verso, same date and witnesses, duty stamps. Deed poll dated 19 Feb 1703/4, signed and sealed by Andrew Pern, also endorsed, acknowledging that Pern is acting as a nominated trustee of John Pern esq of Cambridge and transferring the above mortgage to the latter, witnesses: Sarah Sewster and Thomas Suckesman.


  • 29 Sep. 1703 (2 Anne)

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., April 1932

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