Transcribed by Wendy Snarey, 2018

(11) Release of House in Tewkesbury – Mr Thomas Whithorn to Mr Richard Screen – 6th February 1800

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Lease and Release of House in Tewkesbury 5th and 6th February 1800 – Mr Thomas Whithorn to Mr Richard Screen


This Indenture made 6th February 1800 in 40th year of reign of George III between:-
  1. Thomas Whithorn of Tewkesbury hairdresser
  2. Richard Screen of the same place hosier

Witness for £200 of lawful money Great Britain paid to said Thomas Whithorn by Richard Screen (receipt acknowledged) the said Thomas Whithorn doth acquit release and discharge unto said Richard Screen

ALL THAT MESSUAGE or TENEMENT formerly in possession of Kenelm Bubb his tenant or undertenant since that of Samuel Webb and Mary Webb spinster and now in occupation of John Haslem as tenant thereof to said Thomas Whithorn situate lying in Tewkesbury in a street there called the Barton Street between

A Messuage or Tenement heretofore of John Lyes since of John Cresswell and now of [blank] Pearkes on one side and

A Messuage or Tenement heretofore in possession of John Wilkinson but now of John Warner on the other side

Together with all the ways, paths, passages, party and other walls, lights, watercourses etc etc and appurtenances whatsoever to said Messuage or Tenement hereditaments and premises belonging

To have and to hold said Messuage or Tenement unto said Richard Screen and his heirs and assigns forever

Covenant that Thomas Whithorn is lawfully seized of the property having good right and title

Covenant that he has done nothing to encumber [the rents and services henceforth to grow due to the Chief Lord or Lords of the fee or fees of the said premises in respect of his or their seigniory or seigniories only excepted and foreprized]


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