© Transcription Copyright Linda Steward, August 2005.
Indenture - 1724
Relating to the Sale of Property
BETWEEN Samuel Barber of Gunton in the County of Norffolk Yeoman (eldest son and heir of James Barber late of Ffrettenham [Frettenham] in the Said County yeoman and Elizabeth his Wife both deceased) of the One Part and John Barber of Spixworth in the Said County of Norffolk Gardener one of the Sons of the Said James Barber of the other Part
WITNESSETH that the Said Samuel Barber for and in consideration of the summe of five Shillings of lawful money of great Britain to him in hand paid by the Said John Barber at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby Acknowledged He the Said Samuel Barber HATH granted bargained and Sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and Sell unto the Said John Barber ALL THAT Messuage or Tenement wherein the said James Barber and Elizabeth his Wife did dwell with the lands and pastures thereunto Adjoining lying and being in two Inclosures or Yards in Ffrettenham aforesaid Containing together by estimation three Acres be the same more or less next the yards late of Edmund Themilthorpe gent. and now of Thomas Browne on the East part and the lands late of John Harbord Esq. and now of Harbord Harbord Esq. on the West part and Abutt upon the Common pasture of Ffrettenham aforesaid towards the North and the lands of the Said Harbord Harbord towards the South
AND ALSO all that dole of Bruery ground upon the Common pasture of Ffrettenham aforesaid thereunto belonging with their and every of their Appurtenances And all other the Messuages lands Tenements hereditaments and dole of Bruery ground of him the said Samuel Barber Situate lying and being in FFrettenham aforesaid with the Appurtenances
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the Said Messuage or Tenement and other the premises herein before bargained and Sold with their and every of their Appurtenances unto the said John Barber m.... .............. and administered from the day before the day of the date of these presents for and during the Term of one whole year from ......... next ensueing and fully to be compleat and ended yeilding and paying therefore the Rent of one pepper Corn of the ffeast of St. Michael the Archangell if the Same shall be lawfully demanded
TO THE INTENT and purpose that by vertue of these presents and of the statute made for transferring of Uses unto possession the said John Barber may be in the Actual possession of the said premises and be thereby Enabled to Accept and take a grant and and release of the Reversion and Inheritance thereof to him and to his heires TO such uses Intents and purposes as are mentioned and declared in one Indenture of ..........ase intending to bear date the day next after the day of the date of these presents and to be made between the said Samuel Barber of the one part and the Said John Barber and Mary his Wife of the other part
IN WITNESS whereof we have hereunto sett our hands and seales the day and year first above written.
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