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Lease indenture, East Bergholt, Suffolk

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.117

Scope and Contents

Joseph Chaplin Hankey of East Bergholt lets to Jeremiah Bird Savage of the same certain land in East Bergholt, a certain wood and all other timber excepted, for a term of fourteen years; the lessee is not to dispose of turnips or manure; the lessee may not sublet the lands; he is to do a certain amount of fencing annually, to plant a certain amount of trees; he is not to dispose of timber; he is to report to the lessor any person hunting or snaring on the premises, the lessor then to bring an action in the name of the lessee; the lessee may have the use of the barn for a certain period after the expiration of the term. Witness: John Hall. Two seals are attached.


  • Creation: 28 Oct. 1772

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2 membrane(s) (2 membranes vellum) : vellum

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from G. David, Market Place, Cambridge, from the Hodgson Sale 23 November 1916 Lot 522/3, 24 November 1916

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