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Sarah BROADHEAD Lease or a Year 1768 Barnsley Yorks
Posted by: Brenda Azzaro (ID *****6039) Date: October 30, 2006 at 04:58:29
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ORIGINAL UK DOCUMENT - LEASE FOR A YEAR 16 February 1768

Parchment : 1 sheet 50cm x 68cm with 2 wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamp

Summary of contents
PARTIES
Richard FENTON of Bank Top in Worsbroughdale in the Parish of Darfield, Yorkshire. Esquire.
Thomas BECKETT of Doncaster, Yorkshire. Grocer.
Sarah BROADHEAD of Barnsley, Yorkshire. Widow.

SUBJECT
This is the first part of a contract of sale by Lease and Release in which Richard Fenton and Thomas Beckett are selling property in Barnsley to Sarah Broadhead. It consists of a dwelling house at or near The Low Bridge.

We are told that this property was formerly purchased by William Beckett of Worsbroughdale, Darfield, who devised it in his will to Ann Beckett (his widow) and Thomas Beckett. We are also told that Thomas Beckett is the younger son of John Beckett of Doncaster, Butcher.

DOES THIS ORIGINAL DOCUMENT BELONG TO YOUR FAMILY?

The original parchment document relating to the above is displayed on http://www.familychest.co.uk/default.htm PHOTO. Use surname search on FamilyChest website to locate.

Full transcription/explanation available upon request, or you can buy the original document if you belong to the family.

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