Lease and Counterpart Lease

Scope and Content

Lessee: John Mort sen of Altrincham mercer and draper.

Tenement no.: 16.

Property: 3 newly erected cottages with shop, outbuildings, garden and appurtenances thereto belonging in Altrincham (19 p.), now in the occupation of lessee and of John Mort jun and Elizabeth Linney as undertenants, and also another garden and stable lately erected at the back of the cottages (16 p.), now in the holding of lessee.

Rent: £2 12s 6d. Consideration: £160.

Surrendered lease: to lessee, [EGR14/2/1/124].

Endorsed on lease: i) "Surr[endere]d 25 Jany. 1853 & granted in fee farm to Mr Jn. Mort (son of lessee)"; ii) "Taken out of Bundle 90" (in pencil); on counterpart: "Now in Fee No 37".