Lease for Lives

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR1/2/3/5
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 bundle 193/H2.
  • Dates of Creation
      6 Nov 1740
  • Physical Description
      Indenture.

Scope and Content

Parties: 1) Rt Hon George [Booth (1675-1758), 2nd] Earl of Warrington

2) Miles Wood of Hattersley, linen weaver

Tenement no.: 46.

Property: a cottage or tenement in Hattersley late in the possession of Tobias Wood dec'd father of (2), by virtue of a lease now surrendered, and now in the holding of Anne Wood widow and mother of (2).

Term: lives of (2), and John Wood and Miles Wood sons of (2).

Rent: 4s. Heriot: 10s.

Entry fine: £6.

Printed. Signature of (1) on turn-up.

Endorsed: i) "Hattersley No. 46"; ii) "Miles Woods Lease"; iii) "26 Mar 1748 John Oldham exchanges 1 life for 50s rent & Boones 5s 6d".