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Lease, Cheveley, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1421

Scope and Contents

Dame Ann Carleton of Cheveley and Sir John Cotton of Lanworth, Cambs. (i.e. Landwade) let to Thomas Salisberry of Cheveley certain property and lands in Cheveley for a term of twelve years. The lessors reserved the right to keep four hundred sheep, access to a dovehouse, and all timber. The lessee was to inhabit the premises and allow the lessors the use of half of them. None of the parties to keep more than a certain number of sheep upon the land. The lessee was to cut no timber. Witnessed by Thomas Warren and John Dawson.


  • 23 Mar. 1662 (Either 1662 or 1663?)

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Messrs. Hodgson through Messrs. Bernard Quaritch, 18 May 1929

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