Item BCA - 2018.1413 - Indenture made the fourth day of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine

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BCA - 2018.1413


Indenture made the fourth day of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine


  • 1859 (Creation)

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This document, an Indenture made May 4th 1859, has been typed out by Miriam James to make reading it a little easier. She has kept faithfully to the grammar, spellings, bold type, capital letters and a complete lack of punctuation so typical of these sorts of legal documents.
"This Indenture made the fourth day of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine Between Joseph Tomlin of the parish of St Thomas in the City of Oxford and William Routley of Bampton in the County of Oxford Servant of the first part George Frederick Holloway and Charles William Holloway of Bampton aforesaid printers and Stationers of the second part The said Joseph Tomlin and Ann his Wife The said William Routley and Eliza his Wife William Tipton of Osney New Town in the said City of Oxford Shopman and Sarah his Wife and Mary Bartlett of Bampton aforesaid spinster of the third part and David Plaster Junior of Bampton aforesaid Carpenter of the fourth part Whereas Joseph Bartlett late of Bampton aforesaid Carpenter deceased being at the date of his Will and thenceforth up to and at the time of his decease seized in fee simple in possession free from incumbrances of and in the hereditaments and premises hereinafter particularly described and intended to be hereby granted duly made his last Will and Testament in writing dated the fourth February One thousand eight hundred and forty eight and thereby gave and devised All that his messuage or tenement barn stable shops sheds outbuildings yards gardens orchards and appurtenances in the occupation of himself and Thomas Baker situate at Bampton aforesaid and all other his real estate unto his Wife Elizabeth Bartlett her heirs and assigns for ever which said Will was on the eighteenth December one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine duly proved by the said Elizabeth Bartlett in the Archdeaconry Court or Oxford"
For anyone interested in such documents it makes a really interesting read and if you click on the picture you can read the whole document in a pdf file.

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