[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1873, between Henry Appleton Bradley, of Stowmarket, currier, and Daniel Manning, of Stowmarket, brazier: conveyance for £218 of a freehold double messuage in Stowmarket, “ … abutting upon the new Road from Stowupland Street …”.  The names of some recent occupiers of adjacent properties are given.  Reference is made to the Manor of Stowmarket and Abbotts Hall, and Barlow Farm.  Persons mentioned include Candler Bird, John George Hart, [no forename] Webb, James Gladwell, John Marriott, Martha Diggon Marriott, George Gudgeon.  Written on a single sheet of vellum, in very good condition, bearing 2 red seals and one blue revenue stamp.  £18

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1856, between Jeremiah Hayward, of Kirby, Essex, yeoman, Thomas Hayward, of Earl Stonham, yeoman, John Hayward, of Mendlesham, labourer, William Hayward, labourer, Edward Hayward, labourer,  Samuel Osborn, of Ousden, labourer, and Mary, his wife, Maria Cook, of Hadleigh, William Hart, of Hadleigh, John Brundish, of Mendlesham, farmer, and Abraham Brundish, yeoman: conveyance of freehold hereditaments at Mendlesham.  The document includes a contemporary certificate of production of the deed.  Persons mentioned include Mary Osborn, Mary Hayward, Sophia Hayward, John Pyke, Joshua Cook, William Hart, Richard Newman, Henry Herbert Gissing, William Batley, Robert Soames, Jane Thurman, W.S. Calvert, Henry Lott.  Written on 2 sheets of vellum, in good condition, bearing 11 red wax seals and 2 blue revenue stamps.  £18

 

[Manuscript]  A substantial indenture, 1850, between Edward Adams the elder, George Largent, Samuel Ringe Adams, Sarah Rebecca Adams, of Brunswick Square, Middlesex, William Norman, music master, Anna Ringe, William Barrett, of Southwark, ironmonger, and his wife, Abigail Mary Barrett, Isabella Jane Adams, Teresa Sophia Adams, and John Marriott the younger, of St. Peter’s College, Cambridge: re conveyance of the estate at Old Newton late belonging to Samuel Ringe deceased.  Reference is made to copyhold properties held in the Manor of Cotton Bresworth, the Manor of Stowmarket, the Manor of Haughley, and the Manor of Nether Hall.  Part of the document comprises a detailed schedule of properties referred to, including farm houses, enclosures, cottages, closes, etc., with a number of local place names.  Attached is a contemporary certificate of the Court of Chancery concerning production of documents.  Other persons mentioned include William Turner, Robert Marriott, Robert Hicks, John Hayward,  Thomas Cooper, George Prestwidge, George Pretyman, Robert Pevison, John Fidler, and Robert Mayhew.   Written on 5 large sheets of vellum, in good condition, with some spotting, bearing 13 red wax seals and 5 blue revenue stamps.  £35

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1855, between John Marriott, of Stowmarket, Martha Diggon Marriott, of Ipswich, Manning Prentice, and Eustace Carey Prentice: conveyance of a piece of land, malting and premises in Stowupland.  The land was on the west side of the Eastern Union Railway and its position is described.  Inset is a neat plan depicting its situation in relation to adjacent properties.  Reference is made to a number of earlier indentures, 1805-1855, which are summarised in a schedule.   Persons mentioned include Richard Thomas Beck, Philip Millard, Edward Beck (Doctor of Medicine), Rev. Robert Marriott, J. Cobbold, Richard Lubbock, Edward Lubbock, Jane Lubbock, George Durrant, Harry Williams.  Written on 3 sheets of vellum, in good condition, bearing 3 red wax seals and 3 blue revenue stamps.  £22

 

[Manuscript]  A substantial indenture, 1813, between Thomas Rout, of Stowmarket, and his wife, Mary, Edgar Rout Buchanan, and Thomas Hart, merchant:  release and covenant to levy a fine of freehold hereditaments in Stowmarket to uses.  The property includes a capital messuage called Baldries including a counting house, a malting office called the Great Malting Kilns, cisterns, cinder ovens, etc., in Stowupland Street, otherwise Bridge Street, in Stowmarket, between the common navigable river on the east and the messuage of John Boby in the occupation of John Madden towards the north, etc., etc..  A number of owners and occupiers are named.  Other persons mentioned include Edmund Jenny, Thomas Fuller, John Mays, Henry Ungless, John Lyas, Joseph Lankester, John Stevens, Cousins (widow), Elizabeth Sparke Edgar, Jacob Charles Brett, William Smart, Thomas Driver, Elizabeth Pearson, William Wright, William Balls, Elizabeth Balls, Langham Balls, Robert Everet, Elizabeth Everet, John Marriott, William Ransom.  Inns mentioned include the White Horse, Fox and Hounds, and White Lion.    Written on 5 large sheets of vellum, in good condition, with some spotting, bearing 3 red wax seals and 5 blue revenue stamps.  £40

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1828, between John Moseley, of Rushbrooke, Samuel Copeman, servant, Charles Denton Leech, of Bury St. Edmunds: appointment and release of a piece of land in Great Ashfield, situated near the road leading from Ashfield to Norton.  Reference is made to various earlier indentures including one of lease and release, dated 1780.  Persons mentioned include P. William Moseley, Rev. Richard Moseley, Sarah Moseley, Timothy Holmes, John Galway Moseley, Tinmouth Dixon, Thomas Frampton, James Oakes.  Written on a single sheet of vellum, in good condition, bearing one red  seal and one blue revenue stamp.  £20

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1870, between Robert Hammond, of Finningham, currier, James Banks, cordwainer, Thomas Jaggard, of Walsham le Willows, flour seller, and Frederic Steele, of Gislingham: conveyance of cottages, land and premises at Finningham.  An exact description is given of the position of the property in relation to adjacent properties and Allwood Street, and a number of recent occupiers are named.  Persons mentioned include William Lock, Nathan Martin, Walton Martin, John Mole, Charles Coldham, John Cary, Daniel Mullenger, Thomas Sillett, William Filby, Robert Kemp, Zachariah Frost, George Edward Frere, Robert Percy, John Blomfield, James Coldham, Samuel Langley, Widow Lambert, George Gudgeon.  Written on a single sheet of vellum, in very good condition, bearing 4 red wax seals and one blue revenue stamp.  £22

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1879, between James Beaumont, of Ipswich, accountant, and Oliver Andrews, of Stowmarket, builder: conveyance for £44 of freehold land at Lime Tree Place, Stowmarket.  Reference is made to two earlier indentures of 1857 and 1863, and to a recent auction sale held at the King’s Head Hotel. Persons mentioned include Thomas Raffe, Frederick William Smith.  Written on a single sheet of vellum, in very good condition, bearing two red wax seals and one blue revenue stamp.  £15

 

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