Deed of covenants

Scope and Content

1. William Hardwick of Burniston in parish of Scalby, co.York.yeo. eldest son and heir at law of William Hardwicks late of Colton carpenter.

2. Ellinor Pickering of Halton spinster

3. Mary Southard of the Broomhills in the parish of Leeds, widow

RECITING surrender (in consideration of £160 paid to 1. and £120 paid to 2. by 3. in satisfaction of the purchase money and principal due on a mortgage of certain copyhold premises) to the lord of the manor of Temple Newsam by Samuel Keeling steward, of the following copyhold premises:-

2 closes called the Ox Closes then in one pasture (8 a.); several parcels called the Peighill in the Ings, the two land Ends in the Little Ings and 2 a. in 6 parcels in the Nether Ings - all in Halton

surrendered to the use of 3.

Usual covenants as to title, quiet enjoyment free from incumbrances dower, and co.

Sig. and seals of 1. and 2. red wax on pink tape through fold, pict.

Endorsements: 2 receipts for £160 and £120 respectively.

Witnesses: Sam. Keeling, Sam. Smithson.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Parchment 30 x 23 indented