Lease for 1,000 years

Scope and Content

Parties: 1) William Bates, the elder of Sandford, labourer 2) Edward Clarke of Sandford, husbandman

Property: 2 bays or spaces of housing adjoining to the new dwelling house of William Bates, a quarter of a yardland of arable land, meadow & pasture, a quarter of a quarter of an acre of land in Ledwell, & one cow's common.

Consideration: £24 plus an annual rent of one penny