Page 1 of indenture entitled 'Conveyance of Lands in Stockton held by Lease for three Lives under the Bishop of Durham Mr. Reeve Mr. Thomas Smith and Mr. Rutter to Mr Samuel Smith

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1776-07-11
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Leonard Raisbeck Archive

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This Indenture of ffour Parts made the eleventh ~ ~ Day of July ~ in the sixteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third by the Grace of God of Great Britain ffrance and Ireland King Defender of the ffaith and so forth and in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seventy six Between John Reeve of Stockton in the County of Durham Master Mariner and Thomas Smith of the same place Master Mariner Executors Devisees and Trustees named in the last Will and Testament of Samuel Hall late of the same place Merchant deceased of the first Part John Rutter of the same place Master Mariner of the second part Thomas Reed Ward of Over Dinsdale in the County of York Esquire and Leonard Robinson the Elder of Stockton aforesaid Merchant x x x x x x x x x x x of the third part and Samuel Smith of Stockton aforesaid Gentleman only Son and Heirs and a Devisee named in the last Will and Testament of Sarah Smith deceased late Wife of Ingeldew Smith late of Stockton aforesaid Gentleman also deceased which said Sarah Smith was the only Child and Heir of the said Samuel Hall and Devisee named in his said last Will and which said Samuel Smith is the x x Brother and Heir and administrator of the Personal Estate and Effects of Sarah Smith late of the same Place Spinster deceased who was the only Daughter of the said Sarah Smith the Mother and a Devisee also named in her last Will and Testament of the fourth Part Whereas the Right Reverend ffather in God Edward late Lord Bishop of Durham did by Indenture of Lease under the Seal of his County Palatine duly executed with Livery of Seisin and bearing Date the sixth Day of July in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and forty five demise grant and to farm lett unto the said Samuel Hall and unto Henry Brown of Stockton aforesaid Esquire their Heirs and Assigns All those Closes and Grounds Parcel of the Demesnes of Stockton aforesaid commonly called or known by the Name of Uttercourt ffield, New Closes, Bells Closes, and Halburn, lying and being within the Territories of Stockton aforesaid in the Tenure of Occupation formerly of John Basire Esquire afterwards of Margaret Butler Spinster and afterwards of Doctor William [illegible words] undertenants or Assigns and then late in the Tenure of Sir Alexander Cockburn or his Assigns and then in the Tenure or Occupation of the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown their undertenants or Assigns (Except as therein is excepted) To hold the same (Except before excepted) unto the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown their Heirs and Assigns from the making of the same Indenture for and during the natural Lives of George Wreay, James Baker and William Wilkinson therein named and the Life of the longest Liver of them at and under the yearly Rent of Twenty four Pounds thereby reserved and made payable And Whereas by Indenture of Lease and Release bearing Date respectively the twelfth and thirteenth Days of August in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and fforty five and made or expressed to be made between the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown of the one Part and John Stapylton then of Watlass in the County of York Clerk since deceased of the other Part The said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown in Consideration of Two thousand pounds to them paid by the said John Stapylton did convey and assure unto the said John Stapylton his Heirs and Assigns The said Closes and Grounds called Uttercourt ffield,New Closes, Bells Closes, and Halburn, and all other the premises demised or granted to the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown in or by the said Indenture of Lease with the Appurtenances (Except as in the same Indenture is excepted) To hold the same unto and to the use of the said John Stapylton his Heirs and Assigns for and during the natural Lives of the said George Wreay James Baker and William Wilkinson and the Life of the longest Liver of them Subject to a proviso or Agreement in the said Indenture of Release contained whereby it is declared that on Payment by the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown or either of them their or either of their Heirs Executors or Administrators to the said John Stapylton his Executors Administrators or Assigns of the Sum of Two thousand pounds and Interest at a Time therein mentioned and now past then and in such Case the said John Stapylton his Heirs should at the Request and Expence of the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown their Heirs or Assigns convey all the said Premises with the Appurtenances As to one Moiety or half part thereof unto and to the Use of the said Samuel Hall his Heirs and Assigns or as he or they should direct And As to the other Moiety or half Part thereof unto and to the Use of the said Henry Brown his Heirs or as her or they should direct for the said three Lives and the Life of the longest Liver of them And Whereas by Indenture of Lease and Release bearing Date Respectively the twentieth and Twenty first Days of September in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and fifty one the Release being tripartite and made or expressed to be made between the said Samuel Hall of the first Part the said Henry Brown of the second Part and William Sutton Esquire and William Sleigh Esquire therein named of the third Part In Consideration of the Sum of five Shillings paid by the said William Sutton and William Sleigh to the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown And for making and effecting a Partition between the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown of the said Premises comprised in the said Indenture of Lease They the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown did convey and assure unto the said William Sutton and William Sleigh their Heirs and Assigns The said Closes Grounds and premises comprised in the said Indenture of Lease with the Appurtenances To hold the same unto and To the Use of the said William Sutton and William Sleigh their Heirs and Assigns thenceforth for and during the natural Lives of the said George Wreay, James Baker and William Wilkinson and the Life of the longest Liver of them and for and during all other the Estate and Interest of the said Samuel Hall and Henry Brown therein Upon the Trusts in the said last mentioned Indenture of Release declared and hereinafter mentioned (that is to say) As to all those several Closes or Parcels of Ground with the Houses and Buildings thereupon boundering upon the Lane called Oxbridge Lane on or towards the North, upon the Lane leading to Yarm on or towards the East upon the Lane leading to Hartburne on or towards the South and upon Hartburne Beck and Joseph Jefferson's Crookes on or towards the West and containing together by Estimation one hundred and twelve Acres two Roods and thirteen perches or thereabouts With all Ways Easements and Appurtenances thereunto belonging or appertaining In Trust for the said Samuel Hall his Heirs and Assigns in Severalty Subject nevertheless to the yearly Rent or Sum of ten pounds part of the said Yearly Rent of Twenty four pounds reserved in or by the said Indenture of Lease and thenceforth to become due and payable And also under and subject to five twelfth Parts of the ffines and ffees to be paid upon the Renewal of the said Lease and of all future Lease or Leases to be granted of the Premises thereby released And Also under and subject to five twelfth Parts of all Taxes and Assessments henceforth to become due or payable to or in Respect of the said premises And of the Covenants and Agreements contained in the said Indenture of Lease on the Lessees part to be performed and thenceforth to be performed And Also subject and charged and chargeable with the Payment of the Sum of ffive hundred and fifty pounds Part of the said Sum of two thousand Pounds and Interest And As to All those several Closes or parcels of Ground with the Houses and Buildings thereupon, boundering upon the said Oxbridge Lane on or towards the South, upon the Lands then of James Raisbeck and Stephen Wheelwright on or towards the West upon the Lands then of David White on or towards the North and upon the Lands then of Robert Cockfield, John Twedell and Thomas Atkinson on or towards the East and containing together by Estimation One hundred and fourteen Acres one Rood and nineteen Perches or thereabouts And Also As to all those several

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