Vellum Deed Indenture Inn Brewhouse Etc Bridgnorth Shropshire 1761
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Vellum Deed Indenture Inn Brewhouse Etc Bridgnorth Shropshire 1761:
Vellum Deed Indenture Inn Brewhouse etc Bridgnorth Shropshire 1761
Vellum indenture measuring approximately 29½ inches by 23 inches. Dated 22 July 1761 "in the first year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third."
The parties to the agreement are:
- 1. John Cower of Bridgnorth in the County of Salop, Innholder, Brother and Heir and also Devisee named in the last will and Testament of Edward Cower, Butcher deceased
- 2. Bernard Wilkes of Bridgnorth, Surgeon
The document relates to the transfer of what appears to be an inn, described as a "Dwelling House, Brewhouse, Tanhouse Buildings, Yard, Pits and Bankside." The premises are located in the Parish of Saint Leonard in Bridgnorth "on the south side of a certain street there called Hungary otherwise Saint Mary Street now in the tenure or holding of Ann Dickenson." The propert is described as "adjoining eastward to the Tenement of George Colley."
The agreement states that Bernard Wilkes is to pay John Cower One Hundred Pounds of lawful money for the premises. He also has to pay Five Pounds Five Shillings each year to Jane Cower, widow of the late Edward Cower "for her life only." The document is signed and sealed by John Cower. Signatures of witnesses to reverse.
Condition. Complete and free of tears. Some age darkening to vellum but nothing excessive or unusual for a document of this age. good condition overall.
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