Extract of an entry in the Stockton Halmote Court book for 1728 regarding transfer of land from Lancelot Hilton to Thomas Meeke including messuage, garden/orchard, curtilag and 2 stables; and 7 virgates

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Stamps on the reverse date it to the reign of King George IV so it is thought to have been copied from the 18th century original.

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Identifier:
RAIS/1/3/5
Transcription:
Cur[ia] Halmot Reverendi in Xpo p[at]ris Will[elm]i Epi[scopi] Dunelm[ensis] Tenta apud Stockton Tricesimo die Septembris An[n]o R[eg]ni D[omi]ni n[ost]ri Georgii S[e]c[un]di nunc magne Britanie etc. Regis Secundo Cora[m] David Hilton Ar[miger]o Sen[escal]lo

Ad hanc Cur[iam] ven[it] Thomas Meeke M[er]cat[or] Et Cepit De D[omi]no Unu[m] Mesuag[ium] un[um] Gardin[um] Sive pomar[ium] & uid Curtilage Aretro Mesuag[ium] pred[ictum] adjungen[tes] Sicut modo Dividit[ur] & Duo Stabull[a] ac etiam un[um] p[ar]cell[arum] ter[re] Contin[et] in Longitud[ine] Septem Virgat[e] ter[re] ut nunc Dividit[ur] (Anie) Dowled out nunc in Occupat[i]on[e] Thome Meeke Inquibus Lancelotus Hilton Gen[orosus] inde habens jus totu[m] jus Statu[m] titlu[m] Clam[eum] Interesse & Demand[aundem] Sua Sursum redd[ebat] & quiet Clam[avit] in Man[us] D[omi]ni ad opus & Usum p[re]d[ic]t[i] Thome Habend[um] eidem Thomas Meeke & Sequel[lis] Suis in Jure s[e]c[un]dum Consuetud[inem] Cur[ie] redd[endo] inde p[er] Annu[m] ad termi[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 admissus est inde Tenens

Ex[ce]r[ptum] p[er] Arthurum Walton}
Deput[ati] Cler[icus] Cur[ie] Halmot}
Translation

The Halmot Court of the Reverend Father in Christ William Lord Bishop of Durham held at Stockton the 30th day of September in the second Year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second now King of great Britain etc before David Hilton Esquire Steward.

To this court came Thomas Meeke Merchant and took from the Lord one messuage
one garden or orchard and its curtilage behind the aforesaid messuage situated now Divided and two stables and also a parcel of land containing in length seven virgates of land as now divided ([unrecognised word]) dowled out now in the occupation of Thomas Meeke in which Lancelot Hilton Gentleman has surrendered his whole right, estate, title, Claim interest & demand & quit Claimed into the hands of the Lord to the use & behoof of the aforesaid Thomas the same Thomas Meeke & 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.

Excerpt by Arthur Walton}
Deputy Clerk of the Halmot Court}

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