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Facsimile of the signatures of the Act of Union Act 1707. On ‘parchmentised’ paper, c 45 x 19 cms.

LEASE from the Mayor, Bailiffs and Burgesses of Southampton – 1700

Lease from the Mayor, Bailiffs and Burgesses of Southampton, Hampshire, England, of a building, formerly a bake house, in the parish of St John, Southampton (abutments given including a workhouse). Dated 29th September 1700. The wide seal tag is present, but the seal is lacking. On parchment, c 60 x 37 cms, with a [...]

MORTGAGE relating to properties in Beckside in Mannrigg, Lancaster – 1722

Indenture of mortgage dated in 1722 between William Singleton of Beckside in Manrigg, county Lancaster, and William Sawrey of Plumpton, in the same county, relating to two properties in Beckside. On paper, c 55 x 41 cms, a somewhat distressed condition with numerous tears in the folds.
PRICE: £17.50, including postage within the UK.

Rent Reciepts for Plumdon Park 1684 – 1754

A bundle of 30 rent receipts for land of the manor of Longhoughton in Northumberland, the earliest 1684, the latest 1754. Most of the earlier ones were for rent paid by Benjamin Adams, and the later ones by Elizabeth Adams, presumably his widow. They were for a farm called Plumdon Park, although the later ones [...]


A draft enfranchisement of copyhold hereditaments in the manors of Kettleburgh and Hacheston, in the county of Suffolk, dated 22nd October 1914, between William Charles Archdeckne Vanneck, a captain in his Majesty’s regiment of 13th Hussars, of the one part and the Right Honourable James William Lowther MP, speaker of the House of Commons of [...]

Farm at Newton on the Moor, Northumberland – 1802

An Abstract of the Lease of a farm at Newton on the Moor in Northumberland, dated in 1802, and made between Francis Johnson of Newcastle and George William Leeds of Morpeth. Much information is contained within this document. On 4 pages of paper, c 32 x 40 cms, slight creasing overall.
PRICE: £15.00, including packing [...]

CHELSEA: Assignment of Lease – 1858

Indenture made 30th March 1858 Between Henry John Burchett of Caledonian Terrace, Chelsea, in the county of Middlesex, Anatomical Machinist, of the one part, and Joseph Fowles of Cheyne Walk, Waterman, of the other part…. preamble mentioning an earlier lease and a number of names, for example, John Hayes, George Eastham, William Bell, [...]

28 ST JAMES PLACE, Piccadilly, London – 1928

Assignment made 23rd 1928 between The Right Hon Lorna Katherine Countess Howe of St James Place, Piccadilly, London, and Dame Gertude Agnew of Upper Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, wife of Sir Andrew Noel Agnew, Baronet… being the assignment of the lease to 28 St James Place, Piccadilly. Signed and sealed by Lorna Katherine Howe.On 4 pages [...]

ASSIGNMENT of Leasehold land known as the Red Hall Garden, in Southwark – 1922

From the trustees of the Red Cross Hall to the Major, Aldermen and Councillors of the Metropolitan of Southwark. Conveyance dated 11th December 1922. Parties to the deed are Janet Johnson of Ewhurst in Surrey, Charles Stewart Loch of Little Bookham in Surrey, Mary Lumsden of Cranleigh in Surrey, Lancelot William Bennett of Fleet Street, [...]

ABSTRACT OF TITLE: Attercliffe in Sheffield, Yorkshire – 1797-1818

On 9 pages of paper, c 32 x 41 cms, the last two pages almost torn in half. An abstract of title to premises in Attercliffe in the parish of Sheffield, in the county of Yorkshire.
The abstract commences with a title deed of 1797 made between Charles Howard, Duke of Norfolk, hereditary Earl Marshal of [...]