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Lease, Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1890

Scope and Contents

In consideration of #110, John Forlow of Cambridge, common brewer and alderman, leases to Richard Wallis of Cambridge, grocer, his 'new bricked building' in Post Office Yard, Cambridge, opposite the tenement occupied by William Jardine Purchas, for 37.25 years at an annual rent of #4. Signed and sealed by Forlow, witnessed by Peter Robinson and John Butcher, duty stamps. Endorsed with receipt for consideration money, same date and signatures. Further endorsed: 'No 2', and (in pencil): 'Cambridge / 14 July 1794'.


  • Creation: 1 Feb. 1791 (21 George III)

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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