The History of Wakefield, in the County of York; The Rectory Manor, with Biographical and Other Notices of Some of the Persons Connected Therewith

The History of Wakefield, in the County of York; The Rectory Manor, with Biographical and Other Notices of Some of the Persons Connected Therewith

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...the lane leading from Wakefield to Sandall Castle on the north east and the land of John Savile gent: on the South west in the parish of Sandal, a close called Shooter Hills containing l acre in the parish of Wakefield adjoining to the lands of the said John Savile on the north east, Cross Close containing 5 acres by the side of the highway leading to Sandall Castle on the south west in the parish of Wakefield, another Cross Close containing 2 acres on the north east of Cross Close, a close containing 2 acres near " Wakefeild Greate Bridge end, and adjoining upon the lane that leadeth to Sandall Castle, and on the river of Kelder," 2 acres in Baise Ings at WreDgate Head, a house in Butcher Row, a messuage in Westgate, 2 acres adjoining upon the Eastmoor, and another acre near thereto; hut subject to a mortgage to John Bromley of Wakefield, maltster. By Deed dated the 26th June 32nd Charles II., 1680, Elizabeth Smith, the widow of Robert Smith, released her right to dower in the property to William Lawson. Disputes arose between Benjamin Johnston and William Lawson respecting the personal estate of Edward Smith, and the freehold and copyhold property of Robert Smith, deceased, but by an Indenture made the 6th November 1682, between Benjamin Johnston and Ann his wife, Nathaniel Johnston of Pontefract, Doctor of Physic, Cudworth Johnston of the City of York, Doctor of Physic, and Margaret his wife, and John Bromley of Wakefield, gentleman, of the one part, and William Lawson of the other part, the property was equally divided between Benjamin Johnston and William Lawson. By an Indenture made the 1st August 1676, between Benjamin Johnston, and Ann his wife, on the first part, William Lawson, and Grace his wife, on the second...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236742788
  • 9781236742780