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Indenture of [fresh] Marsh, West Tilbury, Essex

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.11

Scope and Contents

John Essex of Orsett, Essex, grants and confirms to John Fitch of Horndon-on-the-Hill, Essex, certain marsh lands in West Tilbury for a certain sum. Witnesses: J. Kinsman, Wm Blackborow, Richard Salter. On the back is a memorandum that seisin was taken 6 June 1666. Witnesses: The same.


  • 19 May 1666

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the George Arnold Museum sale, Milton Hall Gravesend, lots 780 and 781, 5 June 1912

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