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  Sample Late Victorian Property Conveyance

Indenture Dated 01 October 1888, Luddenden Halifax Yorkshire West Riding
Black ink on vellum; single sheet folded in two, inscribed on all sides,
   each measuring 10.5" x 15.25"; very good condition; 5 stamps intact.

               Corresponding Deed Calendar

Date: 01 October 1888

Type of Deed: Indenture
[Conveyance of hereditaments and premises situate at Luddenden in the Parish of Halifax in the County of York]

Parties:
1. Dyson Thomas of Luddenden Foot in the parish of Halifax,                        Corn Merchant & General Carrier
2. William Southwell of Luddenden Foot, Grocer
Solicitors Messrs England & Foster, Halifax
Signed in the presence of John Hirst, Solicitor, Halifax

Effect:
Dyson Thomas (as beneficial owner) conveys the property to William Southwell

Property:
All that part of the freehold tenure situate at Bridge End in Luddenden in the parish of Halifax bounded to the North by the Highway to Midgley & bridge over the Luddenden Brook, to the South by the property of [Mr] Barrett, to the East by Luddenden Brook, and to the West by the yard shown on the enclosed plan
Also 2 Shops with Dwellinghouses, one in the occupation of Edward Ingham & one unoccupied, and the Cottage to their rear in the occupation of Walter Wigglesworth
Also all interest in the yard, coal places, privies, Ashes places & Well                                                                                                                         With one moiety of the Luddenden Brook coextensive with the premises

Consideration: £480                                                                                 [Already paid by Southwell & acknowledged by Thomas]

Proviso:
To hold the use in fee simple, subject to payment of the annual rent of 2 shillings to the Chief Lord of the fee

Endorsement:
A Memorial was registered at the West Riding Registry of Deeds at Wakefield 04 October 1888 at 10am in Volume 28, Page 529, Number 271

Special Notes:
Inclusion of a hand-drawn, labelled, and multi-coloured map to identify the freehold tenure property

Map of Freehold property situate at Bridge End in Luddenden, Halifax, Yorkshire West Riding 1888



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