Reference numberHINCH 2/47
TitleAssignment of a Mortgage (by Lease and Release); 1. Andrew Berkeley Drummond of Spring Gardens in the Liberty of Westminster, co. Middx, Esq. 2. Mary Hartley of Richmond, co York, spinster, sole executrix of the will of George Hartley Esq., deceased. 3. Robert Drummond and Henry Drummond of the p. of St. James within the Liberty of Westminster co. Middlesex, Esqs., and the Rev, Henry Beauclerk of Greens Norton, co. Northampton, clerk, executor of the will of John Drummond late of Stanmore, co. Middlesex, Esq., deceased. 4. Rt. Hon. George Earl of Morton, grandson and heir at law of Rt. Hon. James Earl of Morton, deceased. 5. Sir John Dick, now of Harley Street, in the p. of St. Mary le Bone, co. Middlesex, Baronet. 6. Sir Thomas Dundas of Aske Hall, co. York, Baronet, only son, heir at law, devisee and sole executor of the will of Sir Lawrence Dundas, Baronet, deceased. 7. Rt. Hon. John, 4th Earl of Sandwich. 8. Culling Smith of Hadley, co. Middlesex, Esq., and William Smith of Clayhill in the p. of Beckenham, co. Kent, Esq. 9. Charles Monro of Gower Street, in the p. of St. George Bloomsbury, co. Middlesex, Esq. 10. John Forster of the Inner Temple, London, gent. 11. John Franklin the younger of Bedford Square in the p. of St. George Bloomsbury Co. Middlesex, gent.
DescriptionRecites numerous earlier deeds and also:- 1) The Manor of Eynesbury, the advowson of the parish church of Eynesbury and such lands in Eynesbury, St. Mary in Hartford, and St. Mary and St. John in Huntingdon comprized in the original mortgage as are hereinafter described and expressed to be hereby granted and released were not comprized in or conveyed or intended to pass by the Release so made by Sir Lawrence Dundas. (Hinch 2/16-17) 2) The death of Sir Lawrence Dundas and his will by which he devised most of his real estate in England and all of his personal estate to 6. 3) The death and will of George Hartley. The will was proved by 2, his sister and executrix, and such lands as were vested in him are now vested in 2 for the residue of the term of 1,000 years. 4) The death and will of John Drummond. The will was proved by 3 and the sum of £2,000 in trust vested in him is now vested in 3. 5) No conveyance of the freehold and inheritance of the lands to 5 has yet been made by 4 pursuant to the agreement made on 23rd July, 1777 (see endorsement on Hinch 2/14). 6) The principal sum of £22,000 is still due to 6 from 7 and the principal sum of £10,000 is still due to 5 from 6. 7) 6 has called for the repayment of the £22,000, and 8 have agreed to lend 7 £10,000 towards this and 6 has agreed to pay this £10,000 to 5 in discharge of the principal sum remaining due to him. Now for £10,000 for 8 to 5. 1 assigns to 9 in trust residue of the term of 500 years. 2 assigns to 10 in trust residue of the term of 1,000 years. 3 assigns to 11 in trust the sum of £2,000 "to the end and intent that so many and such of the manors, messuages etc., comprized in the aforesaid term of 500 years as are not hereinafter particularly described and expressed to be hereby granted and released may be from henceforth completely and entirely exonerated, released and discharged from the said sum of £2,000 and interest hereby assigned and that the same sum and interest shall and may from henceforth be kept on foot merely for the purpose of protecting the manors etc. hereby granted and released and no other from and against all mesne and subsequent incumbrances if any such there be." 4, 5, 6 and 7 release to 8 The manor of Eynesbury, the advowson of the parish church of Eynesbury, the Hundred of Hurstington, the site of the late Priory of Huntingdon, the manor or lordship if Hinchinbrooke, Hinchingbrooke House, the manors of Little Stukeley and Raveley, the great and small tithes of Ravely and Warboys and other the lands of 7. in Eynesbury, Hurstington, Huntingdon, Hinchinbrook, Hartford, Stukeley, Alconbury, Ravely, Warboys and Little Ravely in cos. of Huntingdon and Bedford (further described), together with the parcels of land lying on the line adjoining Bargroves Farm leading to Winteringham Corner in the parishes of St, Neots and/or Winteringham (further described), and excepting the messuage known by the sign of the Fountain Inn, a small close adjoining it and a meadow called Quails Meadow in Huntingdon. All of these lands are part of the lands conveyed by Lease and Release of 14th-15th May, 1767 to James Earl of Morton in mortgage. Endorsed: 1) Release and Assignment (by Lease and Release) 18th-19th January, 1796 1. Same as 8 above. 2. Culling Charles Smith of Devonshire Place in the p. of St, Mary le Bone, co. Middlesex, Esq. Recites: 1) The sum of £10,000 and some interest, secured by the above Lease and Release, still due to 1. 2) The £10,000 was part of the personal estate of Charles Smith, late of Wimpole Street in the p. of St. Mary le Bone, Esq., and came into the hands of 1 as executors of his will. 3) 2 is the only surviving child of the late Charles Smith, and has now reached the age of 21. 2 is now entitled to the £10,000. Now 1 assigns to 2 the principal sum of £10,000 secured by the above Lease and Release. 1 releases to 2 all the lands as above. Endorsed: 2) Lease and Release. 25th-26th October, 1799 1. Culling Charles Smith, now of Ruddington, co. Nottingham, Esq., and the Rt. Hon. Lady Anne, his wife. 2. Charles Munro, now of Ashted, co. Surrey, Esq. 3. John Forster of Lincolns Inn, co. Middlesex, gent. 4. John Franklin of Newman Street, co, Middlesex, gent. 5. Hon. and Rev. Gerald Valerian Wellesley M.A., on of his Majesty's Chaplains and Vicar of Hampton and Staines, co. Middlesex, Culling Smith the younger of Harley Street, co. Middlesex, Esq. and Francis Law of Cannon Street in the City of London, Merchant. 6. Francis Luard of Grays Inn Place, co. Middlesex, gent. 7. John Truman Villebois of Preston Gandover, co. Southampton, Esq. Recites: 1) Above Release and Assignment of 19th January, 1796. 2) The sum of £10,000 still due to Culling Charles Smith. 3) Terms and sum of money assigned to 2,3, and 4 by the Lease and Release of 19th-20th September, 1785, still vested in them. Now Culling Charles Smith assigns to 5 the principal sum of £10,000 upon such trusts as are made in an indenture of even date, being the settlement made pursuant to articles entered into on 7th August, 1799 before the marriage of 1. Culling Charles Smith also releases to 5 all the land as above. 2 assigns to 6 in trust residue of the term of 500 years. 3 assigns to 7 in trust residue of the term of 1,000 years. 4 assigns to 7 in trust the sum of £2,000.
Date19th-20th September, 1785
CreatorNameMontagu family, Earls of Sandwich of Hinchingbrooke
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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