Counterpart Lease in Trust

Scope and Content

Lessees: Joseph Gaskarth of Altrincham merchant, and John Blease of Rostherne builder, devisees in trust under the will of Thomas Davenport dec'd.

Tenement no.: 74A.

Property: a messuage and tenement in Oldfield to. Dunham Massey now in the occupation of Dennis Brophy as undertenant, and fields and parcels of land thereto belonging called the Orchard, the nearer Lane Field and Garden and nearer Moss Field (laid together as 1 close), the further Lane Field and lower Moss Field (1 close), and the Barn Croft (3 a. 10 p.).

Lessees are to hold upon the trusts declared in the will of Thomas Davenport dec'd.

Rent: £3. Heriot: £2. Consideration: £165.

Clauses: Lord Stamford reserves the right to retake possession of the property at any time during the residue of the term, for the purpose of enclosing and fencing the premises, and planting with trees or plants.

Surrendered lease: to Thomas Davenport dec'd, [EGR14/2/7/382].