Legal agreement regarding transfer of land known as Corn Close, near Saltholm from John Wells and John Benton to Thomas Rudd

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1712-01-23
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Leonard Raisbeck Archive

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On reverse a receipt for £45 paid by Thomas Rudd, witnessed by Raisbeck

Details

Extent:
1 item
Identifier:
RAIS/1/3/1
Transcription:
Stockton

[1] M[emoran]dum q[uo]d vicesimo tertio Die Januarii An[n]o R[eg]ni D[omin]e n[ost]re Anne nunc magne Britanie etc R[egi]ne decimo ven[it] Thomas Rudd Cler[icus] extra Cur[iam] apud Civitat[em] Dunelm[ensem] Cora[m] Thoma Rudd jun[ior] Cler[icus] Deput[tato] Joh[ann]is Rudd Ar[migero] sen[escal]li Et cepit de D[omi]no Duas acras terre sive plus sive minus vocat Corne Close nup[er] in poss[es]ione[m] Anth[o]nii Swainston abuttan[s] Sup[er] terr[e] nunc vel nup[er] Thome Swainston ex parte orientali terr[e] Georgii Swainston ex partibus australi et occidentali ac viam Ducen[s] ad Saltholme ex parte boreali sicut modo dividitu[m] Inquibus Joh[an]es Wells & Joh[an]es Benton inde h[ab]entes jus totum jus Stat[u]m titl[u]m Cla[meu]m Interesse & Demand[aundem] Sua Surfu[m] redd[ebat] & quiet Clam[averunt] manus D[o]m[ini] ad opus & usum p[re]dict[i] Thome Rudd sen[ior] Habend[um] eid[em] Thome Rudd sen[ior] & Sequell[i]s suis in jure s[e]c[un]d[u]m Cons[uetudinem] Cur[ie] redd[endo] inde p[er] annu[m] ad ter[m]i[n]os usua[les] ut prius redd[ere] soleb[a]t & fac[iendo] D[omi]no & vicin[is] q[ue] incumb[un]t p[er] pleg[ium] &c et sup[er]inde admiss[us] est inde Tenens


Ex[cerptu]m p[er] Jo. Mowbray jun
Cler[icus] Halm[ote]

[1] The words ‘Dimiss[io] viij d.' are written in the margin at this point in the text.
Translation

Stockton

[1] Memorandum that the 23rd Day of January in the 10th year of the reign of Anne now Queen of Great Britain etc came Thomas Rudd Clerk out of court at the City of Durham before Thomas Rudd junior Clerk deputy for John Rudd Esquire steward and took of the Lord two acres of land more or less called Corne Close now in possession of Anthony Swainston bounded on the East by land now or lately of Thomas Swainston on the South and West by land of George Swainston and on the North by the road leading to the Saltholm now divided in which John Wells & John Benton have surrendered their just right, just estate, title, Claim, Interest and demand & quit Claimed into the hands of the Lord to the use & behoof of the aforesaid Thomas Rudd senior the same Thomas Rudd senior & his sequels in right according to the custom of the court rendering from then by the year at the usual terms as first was wont to be rendered and doing to the Lord and the neighbours the services accustomed by pledge and thereupon he is admitted tenant.

[1] The words ‘Demise 8 d.' are written in the margin at this point in the text.

[Page 2]

[illegible digit(s)] Janry 10. Ann
Jno. Wells & Jno. Benton }
to )
Tho. Rudd _ _ _ _ _ }
of Corn Close
U’o 9)

[written at 180 degrees to the above]
Stockton Janry 23 1716
Recd of ye with[i]n named Thomas Rudd five & forty pounds being ye purchase money in full for ye Close with[i]n mention'd
By me John Wells:
witness
Wm Raisbeck
Wm Peacock

To Jos: Claxton & Margta ux ejus

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