Reference numberCON 3/2/7/6
TitleLease (and Draft)
Description1. John Hart Cotton, Esq. Frances Cotton, spinster. Thomas Bowdler, Esq., Rt. Hon Basil, Earl of Hapsburg., Denbigh and Desmond. 2. William Spriggs, Saltrey, farmer. 3 closes in Steeple Gidding i.e. The Little Piece, Brickiln Meadow, and The Ploughed Field (33 acres) and the Great Tythes accruing from them, with apps. For 12 years from 5 Apr. next at £23 p.a. plus £5 per acre for every acre over 10a. ploughed. £5 for every acre ploughed otherwise than 2 crops and a fallow, or for more than 10 years in any one tillage. £5 for every acre not sown with 10 lbs. of Common Clover seed, Dutch Clover seed or Trefoil seed, and for every acre mowed more than once a year and for every acre ploughed other than in its turn in a due course of husbandry. £1 for every load of hay, straw, etc. which 2. sells or removes from said premises. 1. will pay land-tax and do necessary repairs in the first year. Endorsed: Survey of premises mentioned in lease. Field-names, with acreages, value per acre and yearly value, 33 acres £23.2s. yearly value.
Date5 Dec. 1770
CreatorNameHeathcote family of Conington Castle
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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