Post-Nuptial Settlement (by way of Declaration of Trust)

Scope and Content


1.a) Richard Williamson of Hampstead,

Middx., Esq.

b) Jane, Wife of 1a, daughter of Lucy

Knightly of Fawsly, Northants., Esq.

2.a) The Hon. James Lumley of Lumley

Castle, Co. Durham, Esq.

b) The Hon. Charles Leigh of lighton,

Beds., Esq.

PROPERTY: Lands in Fawlsey; the rectory

and advowson of Irchester; the manor of

Welton, with lands (specified); the

manor of Watford and Catesby Manor, with

rectory and manor house and lands

(specified) there.

COMMENTS: 1a and 1b have recently

married, but there had not been a

settlement made. Under a Chancery Decree

of 1744, 1a was ordered to make one.

Therefore now 1a conveys the above

property to 2 upon trust for the

marriage settlement.