Reference numberHINCH 2/131
TitleLease and Release; 1. Ann Gassette of Eltham, co. Kent, widow one of the children of Edmund Lewin by Johanna his wife, who was one of the sisters of James Pettit senior, deceased. 2. John Tasker of Franks, co. Kent. Esq. 3. John Latham of Dartford, co. Kent, Surgeon and Apothecary, and Thomas Smith of Dartford, gent.
DescriptionRecites: 1) Will of Thomas Pettit senior, 16th January, 1729 Devised all his lands in cos. Middlesex and Kent and elsewhere to trustees to pay his debts and legacies and then to settle any unsold lands in themselves but for the benefit of his named heirs. 2) Lease and Release of 7th-8th March, 1743. Reciting the Report of a Master of Chancery approving John Tasker senior and 2, his son, to be the new trustees of the above will. Now the 2 former trustees release to the Taskers all the lands devised to them and upon the same trusts. 3) Various deaths by which 1 and her sister, Dorothea Hall, widow, became entitled to one moiety each of the lands. 4) John Latham has contracted with 1 for the purchase of her moiety. Now for the sum of £600 by John Latham to 1 and for an annuity of £100 to be paid to 1 for her life. 2 at the request and direction of 1., releases to 3 and to the heirs John Latham. One undivided moiety and all other shares of 1., in that piece of ground, part of Newport Ground or Garden, being in various streets in the p. of St. Martin in the Fields, St. Giles in the Fields and St. Ann Westminster, co. Middlesex (further described).
Date2nd - 3rd May 1776
CreatorNameMontagu family, Earls of Sandwich of Hinchingbrooke
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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