Lease

Scope and Content

(i) Thomas Eyton of Leeswood, co. Flint, esq.

(ii) Richard Griffiths of Rhanberfedd, co. Flint, carpenter.

The site of a house or building near the lower bridge in the parish of Hope, a parcel of land for a garden and a sitting, kneeling or standing place in the south aisle of Hope parish church.

Term: lives of (ii) and of Catherine, his wife, and John, their son.

Rent: 12s. and 2 days' reaping at harvest and 2 fat hens.

Consideration: building by (ii) of a substantial house on the site, to be of brick or stone, with handsome glazed windows in every room, floors ceiled with lime and hair, the roof slated, hinged and locking doors to each room, oak floor boards to the chambers and convenient chimneys and hearths, a staircase and a cellar. Also (ii) to make a pew of well-seasoned oak boards in the sitting place granted.

(NLW 407).

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