DD/ALN/1 Bundle 3
This Indenture made the Second Day of June in the ninth year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God King of Great Britain ffrance and Ireland Defender of the ffaith and soforth in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven hundred and sixty nine Between Dod Jearvice now of Milton in the County of Somerset, Yeoman, but late of Burnham in the said Country of the one part and Richard Locke of Burnham aforesaid, Yeoman of the other part
Whereas the said Dod Jearvice by virtue of a certain Indenture of Lease bearing date the tenth day of January which was in the year of Our Lord One Thousand seven hundred and forty ffive of the grant of Sir Richard Warwick Bampfyeld Baronet Assignment thereof and other assurances in the Law now is and standeth Lawfully Intitlesd unto and possessed of a the Messuage or Tenement Lands and Premises hereinafter mentioned for the residue or remainder of a certain term of ffour score and nineteen years now Determinable on the several dceases of John Moss of the City of Wells in the said County Esquire and Elizabeth (late Hutson) now the wife of Joseph Sedgwick of St Mary Aldermanbury in the City of London, Merchant, under the yearly rent of nineteen shillings and sixpence and for an Herriott the best beast or Goods of the Tenant in possession of the premises or the sum of Three and fifty shillings and ffour pence in lieu thereof at the Election of the said Sir Richard Warwick Bampfylde his Heirs or Assigns and other Covenants Reservations and Agreements in the said Indenture of Lease mentioned referred and contained
And Whereas the said Richard Locke hath agreed to purchase of and from the said Dod Jearvice all his right Estate and Interest of and in the said premises [section at this point apparently overwritten to make illegible or that had been left blank for additional wording at the time of drafting and subsequently not needed] for the residue and remainder of the said term of ffourscore and nineteen years Determinable as aforesaid for the ffine of sum of One Hundred and Thirty pounds
Witness now therefore This present Indenture that the said Dod Jearvice for and in consideration of the said sum of One Hundred and Thirty pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to him in hand well and Truly paid the Receipt whereof the said Dod Jearvice doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and from every part thereof doth acquit Release and Discharge the said Richard Locke his Executors Administrators and Assigns by these presents hath Granted Bargained Sold Assigned transferred and Setover and by these presents Doth Grant Bargain Sell Assign Transfer and setover unto the said Richard Locke All that Messuage or Tenement of Old Auster situate lying and being in Gosemoore in the Parish of Burnham in the said County of Somerset and Twenty Acres of land, meadow and pasture (be it more or less) to the said Messuage belonging with all and singular the Appurtenances formerly in the tenure of John Daniel deceased whereof the house and hays contain ffour acres and half lying between the Lands sometime in the tenure of John Mower on the West part and the Lands sometime of Robert Cannington on the East part Three acres and half in Langcroft between the Lands sometime in the tenure of John Cary on the West side and the Lands sometime in the tenure of Robert Herring on the East side ffour acres in Reedy Close between the Lands sometime in the tenure of Robert Herring on the West side and the highway on the East side Two acres and half in Edymead between the Lands sometime in the tenure of Augustine Board on the South side and the Lands sometimes in the tenure of Thomas Moore on the North side One acre and a half in Newnhams? between the Lands sometime in the tenure of John Gee on the North part and the Lands sometime in the tenure of Joan Dod on the South part One acre of meadow at Manmoore between the Lands sometime in the tenure of John Gander on the Southside and the Lands in the tenure of John Dod on the Northside Two Acres in Burnham moor at Millmote between the Lands sometime in the tenure of Thomas Thorne on the Northside and a Close called Cobbs Close on the southside One acre called Birds ffurlong between the Lands soemtime in the tenure of Thomas Thorne on the West side and the Lands sometime in the tenure of Thomas Moore on the East sidewith all such and so much Common and Commons of pasture in Mark Moor otherwise Thurlemoor and also where as to the said premises with the Appurts. Did of right belong And also all the Estate Right Title Interest Term and Tenure of years Challenge Claim and Demand whatsoever of him the said Dod Jearvice of in or to the said Messuage Tenement or premises and every part and parcell thereof Together with the said …ted? Indenture of Lease and all other Deeds and writings that concern the said premes. Or any part thereof now in the hands or Power of the said Dod Jearvice or which he can come at or obtain without Suit at Law or Equity
To have and to hold the said Messuage or
And the said Dod Jearvice for himself his Extors. Admors. & Assigns Doth covenant promise and Agree to and with the said Richard Locke his Extors. Admors. & Assigns by these presents in manner and form following, that is to say, that for and notwithstanding any Act matter or thing by him the said Dod Jearvice done committed or wittingly or willingly suffered to the contrary the said Rented Indenture of Lease is a good and sufficient Demise and Lease Valid in the law of and for the said Messuage or Tenement Lands and premises mentioned or intended to be hereby Assigned not forfeited unsurrendered or otherwise void or avoidable And also that the said Dod Jearvice have at the time of the Ensealing and Delivery of these presents in himself good Right full Power and lawfull Authority to bargain sell and Assign the said Messuage Tenement Lands & premises mentioned or intended to be hereby Assigned with their Apprts. Unto the said Richard Locke his Extors. Admors. & Assigns for the residue of the said term of ffour score and nineteen years Determinable as aforesaid
And further that it shall and may be
lawful to and for the said Richard Locke his Extors. Admors.
& Assigns from time to time during the Continuance of the said Term of
ffour score and nineteen years peaceably & quietly to possess and enjoy the
And moreover that the said Dod Jearvice his Extors. Admors. and Assigns and all and every Other Person and Persons having or lawfully claiming or which shall or may have or lawfully claim any Estate Right Title or Interest either in law or equity of in to or out of the said Messuage Tenement Lands and premes. mentioned to be hereby Assigned or any part thereof shall and will from time to time & at all times hereafter during the Continuance of the said Term of ffour score and nineteen years Determinable as aforesaid upon the reasonable Request & the Cost and Charges of the sd. Richard Locke his Extors. Admors. or Assigns make do & execute or cause to be made done & executed all & every such further & other lawful & reasonable Acts Deeds & things Conveyances & Assurances in the Law Whatsoever for the further and better Assigning & Conveyancing of the said Messuage Tenement Lands & premes. mentioned to be hereby Assigned with their Appurts. unto the said Richard Locke his Extors. Admors. & Assigns for and During the said Term of ffour score and nineteen years Determinable as aforesaid as by the said Richard Locke his Extors. Admors. & Assigns or his or their Counsel learned in the Law shall be reasonable advised devised and required
In Witness to hereof the sd. partys to these presents their hands and seals Interchangably have set the day and and year first above written
The document is endorsed with a receipt for £130 from Richard Locke , signed by Dod Jearvice and witnessed by He: Lang and Thos Locke or Look.