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Lease, Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1897

Scope and Contents

John Newling esq, John Apsey, brazier, William Roberts esq, John Prentice, baker, Taylor Harwood, watchmaker, and John Smith, cabinet-maker, all of Cambridge, trustees of Mrs [Susannah] Forrester's charity estate, lease to John Forlow esq of Cambridge a dwelling house and connected properties in Post Office Yard and in an adjacent yard, opposite Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, for 40 years at an annual rent of #26. Forlow is to take out fire insurance for #300, and enters bond of #100 for further security. 3 pages, signed and sealed by Newling, Prentice, Harwood, and Smith, witnessed by John Finch and Elliot M Smith, duty stamps. Endorsed with corrected schedule to a coloured plan of the property on page 1. Further endorsed with calculations of expiry of leases, in a contemporary hand.


  • 1 Nov. 1802 (43 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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