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Assignment of mortgage (copy), Soham, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1491

Scope and Contents

Sir John Child and Elizabeth Howland and Sir Robert Clayton assign to Thomas Windham of London the interest in certain lands in Soham, Wicken Fen, Stretham, and Downham in trust for Sir Thomas Chicheley, lord of the manor of Soham, and his heirs for the remainder of a term of twelve hundred years, for which they had been mortgaged by Sir Thomas Chicheley to Sir Robert Clayton by indenture dated 17 June 1682 with other lands in the same district, mortgage by Sir Thomas Chicheley to Heneage Finch, who later assigned the mortgage to Thomas Windham, a part of the mortgage to Sir Robert Clayton having been assigned by him to Sir John Child and Elizabeth Howland.


  • Creation: 1694

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8 leaf/leaves (8 leaves paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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