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Lease, Newnham, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1880

Scope and Contents

In consideration of 5s, Mary Anderson of Cambridge, widow of John Anderson of Cambridge, mealman, leases her farmyard in the parish of St Botolph, Newnham, Cambridge, late in the possession of John Purchas and Thomas Francis and now occupied by John Edlestone, for one year to William Tassell of Cambridge, merchant, at peppercorn rent, as first stage in process of lease and release. See also Doc 1881. Signed and sealed by Mary Anderson, witnessed by Joseph Bryant and Chs Martindale, duty stamp.


  • 3 June 1783 (23 George III)

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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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