Lease and Release

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(i) Rev. Henry Wray of Hatfield Broadoak, co. Essex, William Brown of York surgeon & wife Lucy (nee Wray), and Ann Wray of York spinster (H.W., L.B. and A.W. being surviving children of Benjamin W. of Thorpe Arch gent. & wife Elisabeth both dec'd., who was younger son of George W. of Kelfield esq. dec'd., eldest son of George W. of Kelfield esq. dec'd.) (ii) George Kemp of Kelfield yeoman & wife Ann (nee Pool) and Thomas Pool of Cawood yeoman & wife Mary (iii) John Raper & Timothy Mortimer both of York gents. (iv) Thomas Cordley wine merchant & Stephen Brooks grocer both of YorKelfield (v) Joseph Butler of Bowthorpe gent. To settle disputes between parties as (i) and (ii) over: messuage called Auburn Hall with closes called the Croft, Near and Far Haggs, Beswick Carr, Near Hall Warms and Little Bain Leas; messuage & croft with closes called Town End Close, Stouracks, Hundells, New Close, Little & Great Hall Warms; 14 ac. meadow; 3 ac. 33p. in Great Bain Lease; allotment (58ac. 38p. in the Moor) allotted to George Wray the son; and 7 beastgates

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Related Material

Part of an original bundle, U DDPR/7/207-221