Lease

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Lessors: Henry Wright of Mobberley esq, and William Wright of Stockport esq, trustees appointed by Peter Legh of Norbury Booths esq.

Lessee: Silas Howard of Bollington "yard-whitner".

Tenement no.: 29.

Property: a messuage and tenement in Bollington now in the possession of Howard.

Rent: £7 10s. Heriot: best beast or other best moveable good, or £3. Consideration: £18.

Surrendered lease: to John Wainwright of Bollington husbandman dec'd, dated 11 December 1723.

[The tenement was one of those purchased by George Booth (1675-1758), 2nd Earl of Warrington, from Peter Legh and his trustees in 1750: see EGR14/1/20.]

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