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CalmRefNoKHINCH/2/C/109
Reference numberHINCH 2/109
TitleCopy of will; James Ward of London, Esq.
DescriptionImmediately after the decease of his sister, Joanna Petit, to his nephew, Samuel Biscop, and his heirs male, 78 pieces of ground in Litchfield Street, Grafton Street, Rose Street, Newport Market, Market Street, Porters Street and Newport Court, (further described), with a yearly rent value of £542.15.10d., being part of his lands etc, lying in the p. of St. Ann, Westminster and St. Martin in the Fields, co. Middlesex, and commonly called Newport Ground. (If S. Biscop dies without male heirs, that part of Newport Ground to pass to another nephew, James Petit and his heirs male. If J. Petit dies without male heirs the land to pass to the daughters of S. Biscop, and if there are no daughters, then to Biscop's sister, Joanna and her heirs.) To his nephew, James Petit, and his heirs male, the remainder of the ground called Newport Ground: that is 48 pieces of ground in Litchfield Street, Porters Street, Newport Street, Newport Court, Compton Street, More Street, and Grafton Street, (further described), with a yearly rent value of £403.1.6d. (If J. Petit dies without male heirs, the land to pass to S. Biscop and his heirs male, If S. Biscop has no sons, the land to pass to the daughters of J. Petit, and if there are no daughters, then tc Petit's sisters, Dorothea and Joanna, and their heirs). Numerous legacies and annuities. 4 Codicils - 3 of them concern legacies. 2nd Codicil. 14th November, 1712. Immediately after his decease, to his nephew, Samuel Biscop, all that land which was previously to pass to him after the death of Joanna Petit, and several pieces of ground and 5 messuages in Newport Market (further described), with a yearly rent value of £28, a further part of the gound called Newport Ground.
Date26th May, 1705
CreatorNameMontagu family, Earls of Sandwich of Hinchingbrooke
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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