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(24) Lease and Release – George Hawkins to Richard Insoll – 13th June 1772

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On Cover: Lease and Release – George Hawkins to Richard Insoll – 13th June 1772


Indenture of Lease and Release dated 12th / 13th June 1772 between:

  1. George Hawkins of Tewkesbury haberdasher of hats
  2. Richard Insoll the younger of Tewkesbury yeoman eldest son and heir of Daniel insoll late of Tewkesbury baker by Mary his wife both deceased

Witness that for £10 in part towards satisfaction of sum of £90 principal money and interest now remaining due to said George Hawkins on the mortgage hereinafter mentioned and said George Hawkins has granted to said Richard Insoll by virtue of transferring uses into possession

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ALL THAT MESSUAGE situate in Tewkesbury in the High Street otherwise The Oldbury Street there on North side of said street formerly in possession of Nicholas Allen his undertenants and assigns afterwards of Richard Bubb, Sarah Granchew, John Peace and Joseph Heath but now in tenure and occupation of William Probert perukemaker as tenant thereof ---

having Messuage formerly in possession of James Kingsbury and afterwards Nutt Kedwards butcher now of Benjamin Shaw on north side and Messuage formerly in possession of Bartholomew Sweet and afterwards of William Smith butcher but now of John Kingdon on south side ---

Which said first mentioned Messuage was first mortgaged and afterwards absolutely sold and conveyed to Daniel Insoll [the late father of Richard Insoll] to the said George Hawkins together with all outbuildings etc. to have and to hold to uses of said Richard Insoll – freed and discharged from all former and other gifts etc made by said George Hawkins on Indenture tripartite dated 24th May 1759 between:- George Hawkins; Daniel Insoll; and Thomas Hughes of Tewkesbury yeoman purporting to be an Assignment by said George Hawkins of the Premises to said Thomas Hughes for remainder of 1000 years in trust for George Hawkins to attend the inheritance  of the premises and several indentures of mortgage and deed poll therein mentioned and also the rents payable to chief lord in respect of their seignory   

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