Rivers, Sir George

Scope and Content

Certified copy, made 30 June 1698, of an indenture of settlement of 21 April 1691 between (1) Sir George Rivers, Baronet, and Dorothy, his wife, of Chafford in the parish of Penshurst, Kent, and (2) William Freeman, of Sandown Castle, Kent, and John Seyliard, of Penshurst, of the moiety of (1)'s lands in Suffolk (Holbrook, etc), Essex (Finchingfield) and London (in the parishes of St Andrew's, Holborn, and St Bride's), with an undertaking to levy fines before the justices.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single sheet.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Given by H.A.B.Duncan in 1960.

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Collection level description

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

15" x 12"

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLp AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.