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Sampson Manaton - William Hockin - John Trudgon - Robert Roraland 1770

Peter Bight or [Right] -Hender Mounstevern - William Hockin - 1773

Loveday Pett -Edward George- Lanxon Pett 1902

Loveday Pett - Edward George Lanxon Pett - 1883

John Price - Richard Lower - Edward Chapman-John Chapman  1719

JAMES REGINALD MORSHEAD GLENCROSS-THE REVEREND ALFRED BARBER-WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM FRANCIS JOHN KINGDON HULL-1906 May

J.R.M. GLENCROSS-EUCHARIS MAY SHUTTLEWORTH -HENRY JOHN GRAEME LLOYED-FRANCIS J.K. HULL July 28 1906

A.W.M. MOORSOM-F.J.K. Hull-J.R.M. Glencross-W.M. Moorsom-F.J.K. HullCONSTANTINE WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM -8 April

J.R.M. Glencross-H.J.G. LLOYD-F.J.K. HULL-SAMUEL LOWRY PORTER 8 July 1906

WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM-FRANCIS JOHN KINGON HULL-CONSTANTINE WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM-JAMES REGINALD MORSHEAD GLENCROSS 28 Sept 1920

Gyles Rickard -William Rickard-William Hosken-John Billing- Elizabeth LowerLoveday Wheeler -Cicerly Thomas 13 May

1872 Thomas Miller, Thomas Henry Marshall ,Charles Edwin Marshall,Edith Ellen Marshall,Amelia Trewyn Marshall,John Philp,William Miller,William Miller

Joseph Pope -Nicholas Pope -Thomas Pope-Matthew Pope -William Pope 14 March 1791

Dame Martha Stanen -Thomas Stanen- Thomas Hoskyng-Honor Hoskyng 20 Sept 1735

Francis Seccombe-John Hocken Seccombe-29 Sept 1857 

 Richard Bath - Henrye Bath-John Bath -Humfry Bath -Thomas Wolcombe -Grace Wolcombe -Maude(his Nurse)-Anthony Bath - 3 June1615

Henry Bath - Grace Hockin - Alse (?) Ffoott - George Ffoott -Maude Ffoott-John Ffoott- Humfrey Bath-Pascha Bath -Phillip Ffoot 30 March 1636

1875 Joel John Williams,James Hoskin,

1884 James Hoskin, Elizabeth Billing Hoskin

18 Aug 1856- John Hocken Seccombe-William Hocken Seccombe-Henry Hocken Seccombe-John Seccombe-Frances Seccombe-Edward Seccombe

Nicholas Pope -Matthew Pope - Joseph Pope - John Hocken - Thomas Rogers -Ann Rogers -24 June 1811

 

Sampson Manaton - William Hockin - John Trudgon - Robert Roraland 1770

This indenture made the eight day of October in the tenth year of our Sovereign Lord George the third by the grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the faith and so forth and in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and twenty between Sampson Manaton of Stratton in the County of Cornwall Esq. Of the one part and William Hockin son of the Parish of Lewannick-----------in the County aforesaid of the other part WITNESSETH that the said Sampson Manaton for and in consideration of the full sum of thirteen pounds and one shilling lawful money to him in hand paid by him the said William Hockin the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and every part and parcel thereof. He the said Sampson Manaton doth exonerate acquit and discharge the said William Hockin his executors administrators and assigns and every of them by these presents hath bargained granted demised leased sett lett and confirmed and in and by these presents doth bargain grant demise leave sett lett and confirm unto the said William Hockin his executors administrators and assigns all that his part and portion in one tenement or two closes of land with the out ground and commons thereunto belonging which is now the possession of William Hockin with all and singular the appurtenances situate lying and being in Carvither alias Carvithered In the parish of Symonward TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all and singular the said tenement Closes Of land and premises with all and singular their appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof unto the said William Hockin his Executors administrators and assign from the day of the date hereof for and during and to the full end and four score and nineteen years fully to be complete and ended if William Hockin aged thirty years or thereabout and John Hockin aged twenty years [sons of the above William Hockin] or either of them long happen to live yielding and paying therefore yearly every year unto the said Sampson Manaton his heirs and assign two shillings and six pence lawful money at the four most usual Feast Days for payment that is to say Christmas Lady-Day Midsummers and Michaelmas by equal portions during the said term and also ten shillings lawful money for and in the name of an Herriott or Farlive By and after the death of each or either of the said lives and also well and sufficiently repairing and maintaining all and singular his part of the hedges ditches gates and fences on the said premises at his and their own proper cost and charge during the term and at the end thereof to leave the same so well and sufficiently repaired and if it happen that the said yearly rent of two shilling and sixpence or any part thereof shall behind and unpaid by the space of half a year after any of the said days of payment. on which the same ought to be paid lawfully demanded an no suffice distress an or may be found whereby to levy the same THAT then it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Sampson Manaton his heirs and assigns into all and singular the said premises to re enter and the same to have again repossess and enjoy as in his first and former estate anything herein contained to the contrary thereof in any wise not withstanding AND the said Sampson Manaton and his heirs and all and singular the said term and every part and parcel thereof in manner and form aforesaid and under the Rents covenant and considerations aforesaid as ever against the High Chief Lord and Lord of the  fee and fees thereof and for all manner of High Rents suits and services thereof due or to be due and payable as against all other persons shall and will warrant and for ever defend by these presents in witness whereof the parties above to these presents their hands and seals interchangeably have set the day and year first above written 1770 -----------

Signed sealed and delivered after the above interlination (Sons of the above William Hockin) in presence of us ------

John Trudgon                                                  William Hockin

Robert Roraland

Peter Bight or [Right] -Hender Mounstevern - William Hockin - 1773

Common Pleas

Cornwall

To Wit

Michaelmas

Term in the Thirteenth year of the reign of King George the third

Stephen Fraud, yeoman late of the parish of Saint Bruard otherwise Symonward in the County aforesaid, was attached to answer Peter Bight (or Right) in a plea Wherefore with force And arms he entred into three messuages three Tenements, two Gardens, two orchards  Fifty Acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, Forty acres of pasture, twenty acres of Moor, and ten acres of Furze and Heath, and also  One twelfth part of one other messuage, one other garden, one other orchard, fifty acres of other land, twenty acres of other meadow, forty Acres of other pasture, twenty acres of other Moor, twenty acres of other Furze and Heath, common of pasture and Turbary

With  the appurtenances The parish of Saint Bruard otherwise Symonward in the said County, which Hender Mounstevern demised to the said peter for a term which is not yet expired and ejected him from this said farm and other wrongs to him did to the great damage of the said Peter and against the peace Of our Soverign Lord the King and whereupon the said Peter by Rowland Sickbarrow

His attorney complains that whereas The said Hender Mounsteven on the said second day of October in the twelfth year of the reign of his said Majesty at the said parish of Saint Bruard otherwise Symonward in the county of Cornwall aforesaid had demised to the said Peter the said Tenements with the appurtenances to have and to hold the said tenements With the appurtenames to the said Peter and his assigns from the twenty ninth day of September then last past to the full end and term of seven years then next following and fully to be compleat and ended.  By virtue of which said demise the said Peter entered into the said tenements

With the appurtenance and was possessed thereof and the said Peter being so possessed thereto of the said Stephen afterwards (that’s to say) on the said second day of October in the said twelfth year with force and arms that is to say with swords staves and knives entered into the said tenements with the appurtenances which the said Hender Mounsteven demised to the said Peter in manner aforesaid for the term aforesaid which is not yet expired and ejected the said Peter out of his said farm and other wrongs and so forth to the grevious damage and so forth and against the peace and so forth whereupon the said Peter says he is injured and hath damage to the value of five hundred pounds and thereupon he brings this suit and so forth

 

I am informed that you are in possession or claim title to the premises in this Declaration of ejectment mentioned or to some part thereof and I being sued in this action as a casuall Ejector and having no claim or title to the same so advise you to appear next Hilary Term in his Majesty’s Court of common bench at Westminster by some Attorney of that court and then and there by rule of the same court to rouse yourself to be made defendant in my stead otherwise I shall suffer judgment therein to be entred against me and you will be turned out of possession I am your loving friend Stephen Fraud

Dated the eighteenth day of January

One thousand seven hundred seventy three

Signed on reverse William Hocken

Loveday Pett -Edward George- Lanxon Pett 1902

 

                     IN HIS MAJESTIES HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

                             The District Probate Court at Bodmin

BE IT KNOWN THAT Loveday Pett of Keybridge in the Parish of Saint Breward in the County of Cornwall Widow who at the time of her death had a fixed place of abode within the District of the County of Cornwall died on the 11th day of December 1890 at Keybridge aforesaid.

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that the date hereunder written the last Will and Testament (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of the said deceased was proved and registered in the District Probate Registry of His Majesties High Court of Justice at Bodmin and that Administration of the Personal Estate of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to Edward George Lanxon Pett the grandson of the said deceased the sole Executor named in the said Will and it is hereby certified that an Affidavit in verification of the account of the said estate has been delivered wherein it is shown that the gross value of the said estate amounts to £60

Dated the 8th day of March 1902

W H L Shadwell

District Registrar

 

Extracted by the Executor

 

(Large pressed seal attached)

 Loveday Pett - Edward George Lanxon Pett - 1883

                                           Probate Engrossment

THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of one Loveday Pett of Keybridge in the Parish of Saint Breward and County of Cornwall Widow I direct that all my just expenses be paid by my Executor hereinafter named I give and bequeath all my Household furniture goods and chattels monies and securities for monies and everything of which I shall be possessed at the time of my decease unto my grandson Edward George Lanxon Pett as and for his own absolute use and benefit and I hereby appoint the said Edward Lanxon Pett sole Executor of this my Will. In witness whereof I the said Loveday Pett have to this my last Will and Testaments set my hand this 12th day of May 1883

Signed published and declared by the within named Testatrix as for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

William Miller Deaconstow Saint Breward

Edmund George Lanxon Pett    Senior Keybridge Saint Breward

[Transcribed by Malcolm Mc Carthy]

John Price - Richard Lower - Edward Chapman-John Chapman  1719

 

THIS INDENTURE made the 5 and 20th day of April in the 5th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God over Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the faith BETWEEN John Price of Hundridge in the County of Cornwall of Buckinghamshire Esquire surviving Trustee named and appointed by Richard Lower Doctor of Physick deceased in and by his last will and Testament of the one part AND Edward Chapman of the Parish of St Bruard alias Symon Ward n the County of Cornwall Yeoman of the other part WITNESSETH that the said John Price for and in consideration of the surrender of an Estate in being in the premises hereinafter mentioned for a certain term of years yet to come determinable on the decease of him the said Edward Chapman AND in consideration also of the rents reservations covenants and conditions herein mentioned expressed and reserved AND for divers other good causes and considerations him the said John Price there unto especially moving HATH demised leased granted setten and farm letten AND in and by these presents doth demise lease grant sett and to farm lett unto the said Edward Chapman his Executors Administrators and Assigns all that messuage and tenement with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging situate lying and being in the Town and fields of Simon Ward within the said Parish of St Bruard alias Simonward in the said County of Cornwall which said premises are now in the tenure occupation and possession of him the said Edward Chapman his assigns or assignees Together with all houses gardens orchards meadows pastures feedings moors wastes lanes ways paths waters and watering places commons commons of pasture in and upon Roughter moors for all manner of Commonable beasts with competent sewell and turberry to be used and spent upon the premises only excepting and always reserving out of  this present grant and demise unto the said John Price his heirs and assigns all manner of mines minerals and quarries of what nature or kind forever and all timber and timber trees and saplings of oak ash and elm now growing or being or which hereafter may grow and be in and be upon the premises or any part thereof of which full liberty to dig delve and search for any mines minerals and quarries and to fell root up and to cut down any timber or timber or timber trees saplings as aforesaid with like liberty of egress and regress to carry and recarry at his and their own wills and pleasures TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all and singular the said Demised Premises with appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof (except before excepted) unto the said Edward Chapman his executors administers and assigns from the date of the day of these presents for and during and unto the full end and term of four score and nineteen years from thence next ensuing the date hereof to be fully complete and ended If the said Edward Chapman party to these presents and John Chapman of the parish of Blisland in the said County of Cornwall son of Anthony Chapman of the parish of Bradford in the county of Devon and Susanna the wife of the said John Chapman or either of them shall so long live and noe longer nor otherwise YIELDING AND PAYING therefore yearly and every year ensuing the continuation of the term thereby granted unto the said John Price his heirs and assigns the yearly rent or sum of 15/- of Lawful money of Great Britain at the four most usual feasts or days of payment of rent in the year THAT IS TO SAY at the feast of Saint John the Baptist St Michael the Archangel the Birth of Our Lord Christ and the Annunciation of our Blessed Lady Mary the Virgin by caven or equal payments to be divided to be divided and paid over and besides all manner of ratements taxes and assessments which at any time hereafter shall be rated taxed assessed or imposed on the said premises or on any part thereof except such taxes as Land Lords are by Acts of Parliament obliged to pay and allow AND also YIELDING AND PAYING unto the said John Price his heirs and assigns one Capon yearly at Christmas or five pence for the same AND also YIELDING AND PAYING unto the said John Price his heirs or assigns a Best Beast for and in the name of an Heriot or Farlief at and upon the death or decease of them the said Edward Chapman John Chapman and Susanna Chapman his wife and upon the death and decease of every and either of them PROVIDED that noe such Best Beast shall be paid at or upon the death or decease of the said John or Susanna living the said Edward nor upon the death of the said Susanna living the said John AND also doing and performing his and their suit and service at and to the Court and Courts of the said John Price his Heirs and Assigns to be holden within the Manor of Penrose Burden in the said County of Cornwall (being the lands and Lordship of the said Loveday Wheler) and pay three pence for every default AND well and truly execute the Office of Rieve within the said Manor when and as often as it shall come to his or their fuen being thereunto duly elected or chosen AND doing all other dutyes and services there said as the rest of the Tenants are accustomed  or ought to doe AND also shall and will grind his and their corn grain at the same mill or mills of the said John Price his heirs and assigns within the said Manor AND make his and their abode or dwelling in and upon the premises during the term hereby granted AND also shall and will at his and their own proper Costs Charges when and as often as needs shall require well and sufficiently repair sustain maintain and uphold and keep all and singular the said demised premises with their appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof in all needful and necessary reparations and amendations as well in houses buildings and edifices as in hedges fences and gates AND in the end and expiration of the said term or sooner determination of the said premises the same so well repaired sustained maintained upheld and kept shall and will surrender and lease and yield up into the hands of the said John Price his heirs and assigns AND if it happen that the said yearly rent of 15/- OR the said Capon or twelve pence reserved in lieu thereof OR the said sum of £60 and three guineas being the Consideration money OR the said Best Beast reserved in the name of an Herriot or farlief or any of them shall be behind or unpaid in part or in all by the space of 3 months next after any the times or days of payment where on the same ought to be paid being lawfully demanded and noe sufficient distress or distress may or can be had or found on the premises for levying thereof OR if the said Edward Chapman his Executors administrators or assigns shall wittingly or willingly comit or doe or cause to be committed or done any act or thing whatsoever which may or shall be prejudicial to the estate of inheritance THAT then and from thenceforth it may and shall be lawful unto and for him the said John Price his heirs and assigns into all and singular the said demised premises with their appurtenances or into any part thereof in the name of the whole to re-enter and the same to have again repossess and enjoy as in his or their former right Title or Estate ANY thing herein before contained to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding AND the said John Price for himself his heirs and assigns and every and either of them doth covenant promise and agree unto and with the said Edward Chapman his executors administrators and assigns by these presents that he the said Edward Chapman paying the said Consideration money yearly rent dutyes and herriots herein before reserved at the days and times above limited for payment thereof AND doing performing and keeping all and singular the Covenants Conditions Articles and Agreements in these presents mentioned or contained on his and their parts be done kept and performed in manner and form aforesaid SHALL or Lawfully may from time to time and at all times during the term hereby granted peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy possess and enjoy all and singular the said demised premises and every part and parcel thereof with appurtenances without the Lawful Lett suit trouble hindrance molestation expulsion eviction incumbrance and or disturbance of him the said John Price his heirs or assigns or by any other person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming or to claim in by from or under him them or any or either of them OR by his or their or any of their default means or procurement AND that freed and discharged or otherwise well and sufficiently saved and kept harmless against the High Chief Lord and Lords of the fee of the said premises for all high rents reliefs suits and services due issuing or payable out of 

Or for the same or any part thereof IN WITNESS whereof the parties above said to these present Indentures their hands and seals interchangeably have set the day and year first above written ANNO DOMINI 1719

John Price                                    Elizabeth Hock

Witnessed on reverse

Abigail Child

Jonas Rhoads

 

Richard Flishins Land Steward               

JAMES REGINALD MORSHEAD GLENCROSS-THE REVEREND ALFRED BARBER-WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM FRANCIS JOHN KINGDON HULL-1906 May

Transcribed by Kay Thomson from a document in the                Malcolm Mc Carthy Collection

 

ABSTRACT OF TITLE of JAMES REGINALD MORSHEAD GLENCROSS ESQ., to the premises forming part of the Lavethan Estate in the parish of Blisland in the County of Cornwall.

1906 May

                        By Indenture of this date made between JAMES REGINALD MORSHEAD GLENCROSS of Lavethan in the County of Cornwall Esq (thereinafter called the Mortgagor) of the one part and THE REVEREND ALFRED BARBER of Etchington Rectory in the County of Sussex Clerk in Holy Orders WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM of Ridge Hill House Dartmouth in the Coy of Devon Esq and FRANCIS JOHN KINGDON HULL of 64 Victoria  Street in the City of Westminster Solicitor. (thereinafter called the Mortgagees) of the other part

RECITING seisin of Mortgagtor in fee simple free from incumbrances of the Mansion House here and premises thereinafter described

AND RECITING agreement for loan by Mortgagees with Mortgagor of £2000 belonging to them on a joint acct with interest as thereinafter mentioned

            IT WAS WITNESSED that in consideration of £2000 paid etc., (the receipt &c)                                                                                                                             the Mortgagor did thereby covenant with Mortgagees to pay the Mortgagees on the 1st November then next £2000 with interest at 4% and in default to pay interest half yearly  

AND IT WAS ALSO WITNESSED that for same consideration the Mortgagor as Beneficial Owner did thereby grant unto the Mortgagees their heirs and assigns

                        ALL THAT Mansion house of Lavethan in the Parish of Blisland in the said County of Cornwall with all lands and buildings adjoining thereto and held therewith and ALL THOSE farms lands messuages woods and hereditaments situate in parishes of Blisland and St Breward in the said County of Cornwall All which premises with the acreage thereof are more particularly set out and described in the Schedule thereto and are delineated on the plan drawn thereon and thereon coloured pink Together with all common rights wastes and all easements to the same belonging and appertaining

                        TO HOLD unto and to the use of Mortgagees their heirs and assigns      subject PROVISO for redemption

                        COVENANT by Mortgagor with Mortgagees to insure

PROVISO that if Mortgagor should pay to Mortgagees on every such day, or within 21 days after same should become due, interest as therein mentioned and observe covenants therein expressed or implied then Mortgagees should not ---

Call in said sum of £2000 or any part thereof before 1st May 1911

DECLARATION that Mortgagor should be at liberty at any time after date of abstracting presents to pay off any part of abstracted mortgage money by not less than £200 at any one time and by giving 3 calendar months notice of intention so to do

THE SCHEDULE ABOVE REFERRED TO (inter alia)

No. on Ordnance Survey Map.  No. on Tithe Map   Name    Acreage – Ordnance Survey

pt. 339                                     676

                                                                        EXECUTED by the said J.R.M. Glencross

                                                                        And duly attested

                                                                                 

 J.R.M. GLENCROSS-EUCHARIS MAY SHUTTLEWORTH -HENRY JOHN GRAEME LLOYED-FRANCIS J.K. HULL July 28 1906

1906 July 28    By Indenture of this date made between J.R.M. GLENCROSS of the 1st part EUCHARIS MAY SHUTTLEWORTH of Sunnycroft South Norwood in the Coy of the Borough of Croydon Spinster of the 2nd part and HENRY JOHN GRAEME LLOYED of Itchel Manor Crondall in the Coy of Southampton late a Colonel in His Majesty’s Militia and FRANCIS J.K. HULL (thereinafter called the Transferees) of the third part

RECITING intention of solemnization of marriage then shortly between said J.R.M. Glencross and E.M. Shuttleworth

AND RECITING seisin of said J.R.M. Glencross in fee simple of Mansion house hereditaments & premises specified in 1st and 2nd part of the First Schedule thereto (subject as to premises in first part of the said Schedule to the mortgage thereinafter mentioned) and of hereditaments specified in 2nd Schedule thereto for an estate of inheritance to him and his heirs according to the custom of the manor of which the same were holden

IT WAS WITNESSED that in pursuance of an agreement made on treaty for the said marriage and in consideration of said intended marriage the said J.R.M. Glencross AS SETTLOR with an approbation of the said E.M. Shuttleworth thereby conveyed unto the Transferees

ALL THAT MANSION House situated in the parish of Blisland in the County of Cornwall and known as Lavethan and the demesnes thereof AND ALSO ALL THOSE messuages lands and hereditaments situated in the Parishes of Blisland and St Breward in the Coy of Cornwall pars whereof are contained in the 1st and 2nd parts of the said first Schedule thereto

TO HOLD unto the Transferees in fee simple but as to the said premises set out in the 1st part of the said 1st Schedule Subject to the mortgage mentioned in the third part of the same Schedule and so subject and until the said intended marriage

TO THE USE of the said J.R.M. Glencross in fee simple. And after solemnization of said intended marriage

TO THE USE that said E.M. Shuttleworth might during the joint lives of herself and said J.R.M. Glencross receive out of the premises by way of pin money for her separate use and without power of anticipation the yearly rent charge of £50 to commence from the solemnization of said intended marriage and to accrue from day to day but to be paid without any deduction by equal quarterly payments the first thereof being made at the end of 3 calendar months from solemnization of the marriage of said E.M. Shuttleworth and J.R.M. Glencross be both then living And subject to said rent charge

TO THE USE of said J.R.M. Glencross during his life without impeachment of waste with remainder as therein expressed.

DECLARATION that the Transferees and survivor of them and the executors and administrators of such survivor or other the Transferees or Transferee for the time being thereof thereinafter called the Transferees were thereby appointed to be the Transferees thereof for all the purposes of the Settled Land Acts 1882 to 1890 and also for all the purposes of Section 42 of the Conveyancing and Law of Property Act 1881 And that if and so long as there was only one Transferee thereof capital money arising under the Settled Land Acts 1882 and 1890 or under abstracting presents might notwithstanding anything in those Acts continued be paid to such one Transferee alone And further that all powers conferred on Transferees by these Acts might be exercised by one Transferee only and all the provisions of those Acts applicable to Transferees including notices should be satisfied though there might be only one Transferee for the time being in existence thereof

DECLARATION that said J.R.M. Glencross during his life should have power to appoint new Transferee or new Transferees thereof.

THE FIRST SCHEDULE ABOVE REFERRED TO (inter alia).

PART 1.

(Same as in before abstracted Indenture of 1 st May 1906).

PART 2.

(Property not the subject of this Abstract).

PART 3.

1st May 1906 Hereinbefore Abstracted Indenture of Mortgage of this date.

THE SECOND SCHEDULE ABOVE REFERRED TO.

(Property not the subject of this Abstract).

EXECUTED by the said J.R.M. Glencross E.M. Shuttleworth H.J.G. Lloyd and F.J.K. Hull and duly attested.

A.W.M. MOORSOM-F.J.K. Hull-J.R.M. Glencross-W.M. Moorsom-F.J.K. HullCONSTANTINE WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM -8 April

 

8 April 17         By Indenture of this date (endorsed on abstracted Indenture of 1st May 1906) and made between within named A.W.M. MOORSOM and F.J.K. Hull (thereinafter called the Mortgagees) of the 1st part the within named J.R.M. Glencross (thereinafter called the Mortgagor) of the 2nd part and said W.M. Moorsom and F.J.K. Hull and CONSTANTINE WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM of Ridge Hill House Dartmouth in the County of Devon Esq (thereinafter called the Transferees) of the third part

RECITING the within mentioned sum of £2000 remained owing to the Mortgagees on security of within written Indenture with current interest thon AND RECITING Transferees had become entitled in equity to said principal sum of £2000 and interest then due and thenceforth to become due for same on a joint account

AND RECITING agreement by Mortgagees with Transferees and Mortgagor to execute such transfer of said principal sum of £2000 and interest and securities for same as thereinafter contained

IT WAS WITNESSED that in pursuance of recited agreement and in consideration of premises the Mortgagees as Mortgages at request of Transferees and Mortgagor did thereby assign unto Transferees

ALL THAT the said principal sum of £2000 secured by within Indenture as aforesaid and interest then due and henceforth to become due for the same and benefit of all securities for same

TO HOLD same unto Transferees their executors administrators and assigns absolutely

IT WAS ALSO WITNESSED that for consideration aforesaid Mortgagor thereby covenanted with Transferees to pay to them on 1st May then next £2000 with interest at 4% and in default to pay interest half yearly

IT WAS ALSO WITNESSED that for consideration aforesaid the Mortgagees as Mortgagees at request of Mortgagor did thereby grand and Mortgagor as Beneficial Owner did thereby grant and confirm unto Transferees

ALL AND SINGULAR the freehold hereditaments and premises granted or assured by within written Indenture of Mortgage or which were then by any means vested in Mortgagees subject to redemption by virtue of same Indenture

TO HOLD the same unto and to the use of Transferees their heirs and assigns subject to such right or equity or redemption as same premises were then subject to by virtue of within written Indenture of Mortgage on payment to Transferees their executors administrators or assigns of said sum of £2000 and interest then due and to become due for same

PROVISO AND AGREEMENT that provisions contained in within written Indenture as to Mortgagees not calling in said sum of £2000 should continue in full force and take effect as if said clauses were repeated in abstracting presents anything therein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.

                                                EXECUTED by said A. Barber, W.M. Moorsom,

F.J.K. Hull J.R.M. Glencross and C.M.M. Moorsom and duly attested

----------------------

RECEIPT endorsed on lastly abstracted Indenture dated 2nd November 1908 that within named J.R.M. Glencross pd £200 in part discharge of within mentioned principal sum of £2000

J.R.M. Glencross-H.J.G. LLOYD-F.J.K. HULL-SAMUEL LOWRY PORTER 8 July 1906

 

1915 Dec 1      By Indenture of this date made between J.R.M. Glencross of 1st part H.J.G. LLOYD of 2nd part F.J.K. HULL of 3rd part and SAMUEL LOWRY PORTER of Fountain Court Temple in the City of London Barrister at Law of 4th part Supplemental to the hereinbefore abstracted Indenture of Settlement of 8th July 1906.

RECITING the said H.J.G. Lloyd was desirous of being discharged from the trusts of said Settlement and said J.R.M. Glencross was desirous of appointing the said S.L. Porter to be a Transferee in the place of said H.J.G. Lloyd

AND RECITING said J.R.M. Glencross had not then surrendered to use of Transferees the copyhold lands in the parish of Blisland mentioned in 2nd Schedule to Settlement in accordance with covenant on his part contained in said Settlement

AND RECITING since date of said Settlement the said E.M. Shuttleworth had not become entitled to property which under the trusts of the after acquired clause contained in said Settlement would become subject to the trust thereof

IT WAS WITNESSED that in exercise of powers given to him by said Settlement and of every or any other power enabling him in that behalf the said J.R.M. Glencross DID THEREBY APPOINT the said S.L. Porter to be a Transferee of the said Settlement in place of said H.J.G. Lloyd for all the purposes for which the said H.J.G. Lloyd was appointed a Transferee by the said Settlement

IT WAS ALSO WITNESSED that in pursuance of said appointment the said H.J.G. Lloyd and F.J.K. Hull as Transferees DID THEREBY GRANT unto the said J.J.KL. Hull and S.L. Porter

ALL AND SINGULAR the freehold Mansion House messuages lands and hereditaments by the said Settlement limited or assured unto or to the use of said H.J.G. Lloyd and F.J.K Hull and their heirs

TO HOLD the same unto and to the use of the said F.J.K. Hull and S.L. Porter and their heirs for all the estate or estates interest or interests of a freehold nature by the said Settlement limited to the use of or vested in the said H.J.G. Lloyd and F.J.K Hull and their heirs nevertheless upon the trusts and subject to the powers and provisions by and in the said Settlement declared and contained concerning the same

COVENANT by said J.R.M. Glencross with said F.J.K. Hull and S.L. Porter that he would forthwith surrender into the hands of the Lord or Lady of the Manor of Blisland according to custom thereof all those pieces or parcels of and other hereditaments situate in the parish of Blisland in County of Cornwall pars whereof are contained in 2nd Schedule to said Settlement to use of said F.J.K. Hull and S.L. Porter and their heirs according to the custom of the Manor of which same premises were parcel and at accustomed rents suits and services Upon trusts and subject to powers and provisions as nearly corresponding with uses trusts powers and provisions by the said Settlement declared concerning the freehold premises thereby settled as the different tenure will permit but not so as to increase and multiply charges or powers of charging and further that said J.R.M. Glencross and his heirs would stand possessed of same copyhold hereditaments and premises until same should have been surrendered pursuant to the covenant therein before contained Upon Trust for the surrender thereof pursuant to the covenant therein before contained upon the trusts and subject to the powers and provisions upon and subject to which the same would be held if such surrender had been made.

EXECUTED by the said J.R.M. Glencross H.J.G. Lloyd F.J.K. Hull and S.L. Porter and duly attested

 

WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM-FRANCIS JOHN KINGON HULL-CONSTANTINE WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM-JAMES REGINALD MORSHEAD GLENCROSS 28 Sept 1920

1920 Sept 28   By Indenture of this date (endorsed on abstracted Indenture of Mortgage of 1st May 1906) made between the within named WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM  FRANCIS JOHN KINGON HULL and CONSTANTINE WARREN MAUDE MOORSOM (thereinafter called the Transferees)  of the one part and the within named JAMES REGINALD MORSHEAD GLENCROSS (thereinafter called the Mortgagor) of the other part

RECITING that all principal moneys and interest which were at any time owing on the security of the within written Indenture had been fully paid off and discharged as the Transferees did thereby admit and the Mortgagor was desirous of having the administrators released and conveyed as in manner therein before expressed

                        IT WAS WITNESSED that in consideration of the premises the Transferees as Mortgagees did thereby grand and release unto the Mortgagor

ALL AND SINGULAR the hereditaments and premises comprised in and assured by the within

                                                            written Indenture of Mortgage of the 1st day of May 1906 or which were then by any means vested in the Transferees subject to redemption by virtue of the same Indenture

                                    TO HOLD the same unto and to the use of the Mortgagor his heirs and assigns discharged from the said sum of £2000 and the interest thereon and all moneys now or at any time owing on the security of and from all charges claims and demands under the same Indenture of Mortgage

                                                EXECUTED AND DULY ATTESTED

                                                -------------------------------------------------

Gyles Rickard -William Rickard-William Hosken-John Billing- Elizabeth LowerLoveday Wheeler -Cicerly Thomas 13 May

THIS INDENTURE made the 13th day of May in the 10th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith BETWEEN Gyles Rickard of the Parish of Symonward alias St Brewar in the County of Cornwall Yeoman and William Rickard his son of the same Parish Yeoman of the one part and William Hosken of Michaelstow in the same County Yeoman of the other part WITNESSETH that the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard for and in consideration of the sum of £17 lawfull money of great Britain to them in hand paid by the said William Hosken before the sealing and delivery hereof the receipt the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard doe and each of them doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and every part and parcel thereof doe and each of them doth exonerate acquit and forever discharge the said William Hosken his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns by these presents HAVE and each of them hath granted bargained sold aliened enfoeffed released conveyed and confirmed and by these presents they the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard doe and each of them doth grant bargain sell alien enffeofe and release convey and confirm unto the said William Hosken fully ? possession and seizing now being of the tenement lands and hereditaments hereinafter mentioned and intended to be granted by virtue of a Bargain and sale thereof unto him the said William Hosken by them the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard made for one whole year by Indenture bearing date the day next immediately before the day of the date hereof and by force of the statute for transferring uses into possession and to his Heirs and Assigns forever ALL that the sixth quarter the whole in six parts divided and in all that one tenement and land commonly called and known by the name or names of lower fornatoe situate lying and being in the parish of Symonward alias St Brewar aforesaid containing about 80 acres of land or thereabouts be the same more or less which was heretofore in the possession of one John Billing and Elizabeth Lower widow his daughter since in the possession of one Loveday Wheeler her undertenant or undertenants and which said sixth part hereby granted hath been for several years left part in the possession of the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard or now of them and which said Tenement and lands and part or parcel of the Manor of Hamatethy in the said County the sixth part hereby granted is part and parcel of the sixth part of the said Manor which the said Gyles Rickard heretofore purchased of and Cicerly Thomas widow William Thomas ? her son together with also with common of pasture for all manner of commonable chattels in and upon those moores  commons and waste lands called Rowtor and Hamatothy moores and commons of furze heath and Turbary thereunto belonging and all ways and paths waters watercourses profits privileges commodities and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging inside out appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues suits and services of the premises and all deeds writings and evidences concerning the pre4mises hereby granted only TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said sixth part divided or to be divided of and in the said tenement lands and premises and all and singular other the premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said William Hosken his heirs and assigns forever to the only use and behoofe of the said William Hosken his heirs and assigns forever AND the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard do hereby for themselves and each of them jointly and severally and for their and each of their several respective Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns covenant promise and agree unto and with the said William Hosken his heirs and assigns in manner and form following (that is to say) that they the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard at and immediately before the execution hereof had in through ? or in and of them full power good right and lawful authority to grant release and convey all and singular the premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said William Hosken his heirs and assigns forever in manner and form as aforesaid AND that they the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard and their heirs shall and will from henceforth stand continue and remain and be seized of in all and singular the premises hereby granted with appurtenances to the only use and behoofe of the said William Hosken his heirs and assigns AND that the said William Hosken his heirs and assigns may and shall from henceforth forever peaceably and quietly have hold use ? possess and enjoy all and singular the premises hereby granted with the appurtenances without the let suit trouble eviction ejection molestation interruption hindrance or denial of any person whatsoever AND that free and clear of and from all former and other gifts grants bargains sales mortgages judgements dowers titles of dower rents arrears of rent jointures titles charges and all other incumbrances whatsoever had made done suffered committed or omitted by them the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard or either of them or any other person or persons having or lawfully claiming to have any estate right tile or demand of in unto or out of the premises and hereby granted shall and will at any time or times and at all times hereafter within the space of 40 years now next ensuing at the request and by the costs and charges in the law of him the said William Hosken his heirs or assigns make do suffer acknowledge and exonerate or cause or procure to be had levied made suffered acknowledged and exonerated all and every such further and other lawful and reasonable act and acts thing or things c? and c? conveyances and assurances in the law as by him the said William Hosken his heirs and assigns or by his or their Counsel learned in the Law shall be reasonably advised devised required be it by fine or fines recovery or recoveries with single or double voucher or vouchers deed or deeds enrolled the enrolment of these pre4sents release conformation warranty or by all any or either of the ways or means aforesaid or by any other ways or means whatsoever so as for the doing thereof any person or persons hereby concerned to make further assurances of the premises be not compelled to travel above 20 miles which said fine or fines reversion or reversions so or in any other manner to be had levied or executed of the premises shall be ensure and shall be construed deemed adjudjed and taken to ensure to the only use and behoofe of the said William Hosken his heirs and assigns forever to or for any other use or intent or purpose whatsoever AND the said Gyles Rickard and his heirs William Rickard and his heirs and such of them and his several and respective heirs jointly and severally all and singular the premises hereby granted with their appurtenances unto the said William Hosken his heirs and assigns forever ? them the said Gyles Rickard and William Rickard and either of them their and either of their heirs and all other people and persons whatsoever shall and will warrant acquit and forever by these presents by these presents defend IN WITNESS whereof the parties aforesaid to these presents (engrossed on parchment stamped with the honourable duty of six pence paid) their hands and seals interchangeably have set the day and year first above written

Gyles Rickard                                                                Will Rickard

Signatures on reverse

Hermies Rickard

Gilbert England

Henry Mastry

Will Rickard  

                                   

 

Joseph Pope -Nicholas Pope -Thomas Pope-Matthew Pope -William Pope 14 March 1791

1791 14th March St Breward 

THIS INDENTURE  made the 14the day of March 1791 Between Joseph Pope of the Parish of Mickelstow in the County of Cornwall Yeoman of the one part  Nicholas Pope my son of the Parish of Lanteglos by Camelford with the county aforesaid yeoman of the other part WITNESSETH that for out in Consideration of the payments of my just and honest debts which he the said Nicholas  Pope my son now stands bound on bonds and notes for the payment of to my use, I do hereby give and by these presents Give and Grant to my son Nicholas Pope or his Heirs and Executors and Administrators or Assigns all my Right and Title and Profits in and arising from the Helsberry Park in the Parishes of Advent and Michelstow in the County aforesaid dividing all the remainder of a term determinable on the deaths of two lives. And likewise I give to my said Son Nicholas Pope his Heirs Executors and Administrators and Estate called Fernacre in the Parish of Simonward now held on three lives.

I also give likewise to my said Son Nicholas Pope his Heirs Executors and Administrators all my household goods and all moneys due to me on any bills bonds or notes or any debts whatsoever due to me on any account after my decease.

I likewise give to my son Thomas Pope after the expiration of 15 years from Michaelmas next the sum of seven pounds per year to be paid to him in equal and quarterly payments out of the profits arising from Helsberry Park in the Parishes of Advent and Michelstow dividing the remainder of the term. And I likewise give to Joseph Pope my son the sum of [pound sign 1”1”0] to be paid in the years from Michaelmas next. I likewise give to my son Joseph Pope William Pope the sum of 5/2 to be paid in the years from Michaelmas next. And I give to my Son Matthew Pope the sum of 1/3? To be paid in 20 years from Michaelmas next. And to my Daughter Dorothy the Wife of Andrew? Bray, I likewise Give the sum of  [Pound sign 2”12”6] to be paid in 12 months after my decease and I likewise give my Daughter Phillippa the Wife of {William?] May the sum of 5/3? To be paid her ???? years from Michaelmas next? And to my Daughter Mary the Wife of Mary Mitchell.

I likewise Give the sum of 5/3? To be paid in the years from Michaelmas next. All these abovesaid sums are to be paid and performed if the Right of Helsberry Shall so long happen to continue. Witness my hand the day and year above written ??

[Signed Joseph Pope]

Signed Sealed Delivered in presence of 3 witnesses.

 

Dame Martha Stanen -Thomas Stanen- Thomas Hoskyng-Honor Hoskyng 20 Sept 1735

THIS INDENTURE made the nine and twentieth day of September In the ninth year of the Reigne of our Soverigne Lord George the second by the Grace of God of  Great Brittaine France and Ireland King defender of the faith and so forthe and In the year of our Lord Christ (1735) BETWEEN Dame Martha Stanen of Carshalton In the County of Surry widow and Executix of Sir. Thomas Stanen late Knight and Alderman Of the City of London deceased of the one parte and Thomas Hoskyng of the parish of Symonward alias Brewar In the County of  Cornwall yeoman of the other parte Witnesseth that the Sayd Dame Martha Stanen for and consideration of the sum of eighteen pounds of  good And lawfull mony of Great Brittaine In hand payd or served to be payd by the sayd Thomas Hoskyng  as the sealing And delivery Hereof the receipt or Security whereof the sayd Dame Martha Stawen doth  Hereby acknowledge hath demised granted leased sett and farme lett and In and by these presents doth demise grant lease sett and to farm lett unto the Sayd Thomas Hoskyng His Executors Administrators and Assigns all that Her the sayd Dame Martha Stawens undivided part or parcell of land in and throughout a certain tenement commonly called or knowne by the name of Carwartha lying in the said parish of Symonward alias Brewar aforesaid with all and singular its appurtenances and every parte and parcell hereof all which sayd premises are now in possession of the sayd Thomas Hoskyng his assignee  or assignes TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all and singlur the before demised premises with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof togeather with all wayes waters water counres privileges or advantages whatsoever to the time belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the sayd Thomas Hoskyn his executors administrators assignes and  immediately from and after the day of the day of the date of these presents for and during the full term and tyme of four score and nineteen years from herein next enduring fully to be compleate and ended if he the said Thomas Hoskyng Honor Hoskyng his wife and Thomas Hoskyng their son or any or either shall for long for long happen to the yielding and paying threrfore yearly during the sayd term unto the sayd Dame Martha Stanen her heirs and assignes the sum of one shilling of good and lawful money Great Brittain all the four most usuall tymes. In the year (that is to say) his the birth of our Lord God, the annunsiacion of the blessed Lady Mary the Virgin the feast of St John Baptist and the feast of St Michaell the Archangel by equal and distinct portions to be devided and payd AND alsoe yielding and paying yearly during the sayd terme one capon or twelve pence at the time at the Election of the sayd Dame Martha Stanen her heirs and assignes AND also dosing suit and service to the courts of the sayd Dame Martha Stranen and her heires to the holden within the Mannor of Hamately twice Yearly during the sayd terme upon reasonable warning or else to pay three pence for every such default AND alsoe yielding and paying the sum of two shillings and six pence of good lawfull mony of Great Brittaine for and in the name of an herriott or farlieff for by or after the deathes of them the sayd Thomas Hoskyng Honor his wife and Thomas their son and everye and either of them dying successinelye or in the order sett downe in this lease AND the sayd Thomas Hoskyng doth for himself his executors. and administrators. And everye of them covenant promises and agree to and with the sayd Dame Martha Stanen her heires and assignes that the sayd Thomas Hoskyng his executors administrators. or assignes shall alt all tymes as need shalt require will and suffincently repair sustaine and maintaine all and singler his demised presmisses and every parte and parcell thereof aswell in houses Hedges gates and sufficiently repaired sustained and maintained of his and their own proper costs and charges during his sayd terme and alt his end thereof the same aforesaid yearly rent of one shilling one capon or twelve pence for the same one Harvest  Journey or six pence for the same suit to court or three pence for every default or the sum of two shillings and six pence of like lawfull mony of Great Brittain for an in the name of an Herriot or farlieff Shall be behinde or unpayd in parte or the whole by the space of twenty eight days over or after the terms or tymes aforesaid in which the same ought to be payd or done being lawfully demanded and not payd OR if the sayd Thomas Hoskyng his executors or assignes shall do any other act or acts thing or things to the prejudice of the revension or inheritance of the sayd Dame Martha Stanen her heires and assignes THAT THEN and from all tymes after shall and may be lawfull to and for the sayd Dame Martha Stanen her heirs and assignes into all and singler afore demised premises or into any parte thereof to enter and distrain? and the Distresse there for taken and had the same lawfully to had devise carry away and impound and afterwards the same to sell that for the sayd rents suite and Dues with the arrearages thereof if any be may lawfully be satisfiyed and contented And payd returning the overplus if any be to the sayd Thomas Hoskyn his executors or assignes AND if not sufficient distress can or may be found in or upon the sayd premises by the spare of fourty days resort being thereunto made six tymes at least in the sayd tyme after any of the tymes aforesaid wherby the sayd rents and dues for being behinde and unpayd may be unpayed and payd THAT THEN and from thereforth this present indenture shall cease and be voyde and it shall and may be lawfull to and for the sayd Dame Martha Stanen her heires and assignes in full and singler the afore demised premises with the appurtenantes wholly to reenter and the same to have againe repossesd and enjoy as in her and her former rights of estate the presents or any thing herein contained to the contrary. In any wise notwithstanding AND the sayd Dame Martha Stanen and her heires all and singler the afore demised premises with the afore mentioned appurtenances to the sayd Thomas Hoskyng his executors Adminstrators or assignes in manner and same aforesaid and under the rents dues suits and services before mentioned and during the terme aforesaid aswell against the high and chief Lord and Lords of the fee and fees thereof for all manner of high rents suites and services issuing and goeing out of the same as against all other persons shall and warrant acquit defend and keep Harmlessss In Witnesse to hereof the party hereunto abovesaid to these present indentures interchangeably have hereunto sett their hands and ?rates the day and year first above written.

 

Signed Martha Stanen

Wax seal

 

Witnessed on reverse

Mary Wefield

Will Scawerly.

Francis Seccombe-John Hocken Seccombe-29 Sept 1857 

Document from the Malcolm McCarthy Collection transcribed by Susan Old.

 

Indenture made the 29th day of September in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty seven (1857) Between Francis Seccombe of the Parish of Lanteglos by Camelford in the County of Cornwall Yeoman of the one part and John Hocken Seccombe of the Parish of Michaelstow in the said County Yeoman of the other part Whereas by Indenture bearing date the nineteenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and fifty six (1856) made between the said Francis Seccombe of the one part and the said John Hockey Seccombe of the other part and witnessed that in Consideration of the sum of five Hundred and fifty pounds sterling to the said Francis Seccombe paid by the said John Hocken Seccombe and to be received on execution of the now existing Indenture and also on Consideration of the Annual sum or yearly rent charge of twenty pounds thereinafter limited to the said Francis Seccombe and to be received as thereinafter mentioned by the said Francis Seccombe did grant and convey unto the said John Hocken Seccombe his heirs and assigns first all that messuage and tenement situate lying and being in the parish of Advent in the said County of Cornwall called Garras. Secondly all the messuage and tenement situate lying and being in the Parish of St Breward in the said County called Garras Down and Thirdly all those thereto undivided fifteenth parts and shares of land in all these Messuages and Tenements situate lying and being in the Parish of St Breward in  the said County called Carwithen to hold the same unto the said  John Hocken Seccombe and his heirs to the use intent and purpose that an annuity sum or yearly rent Charge of twenty pounds to be counted from the day of the date of the now reciting Indenture should be charged and chargeable upon and be yearly issuing and payable out of all and singular the Hereditament and Premises thereintofore described and intended to be thereby assured and every part thereof respectively and should be received and taken by the said Francis Seccombe and his assigns during his life and to be computed as aforesaid and should be payable and paid to the said Francis Seccombe and his assigns by quarterly payments on the days and times and in manner therein mentioned for payment of the same with the usual powers of distress and entry for recovering and enforcing payment thereof and subject to the said annuity or rent charge of twenty pounds in the use of the said John Hocken Seccombe his heirs and assigns for ever And Whereas the said John Hocken Seccombe has constructed and agreed with the said Francis Seccombe for the absolute purchase of the said annuity or yearly rent charge of twenty pounds at or for the price or sum of five hundred and twenty pounds and it hath being therefore agreed that the said annuity or yearly rent charge should be released in manner hereinafter mentioned Now This Indenture Witnesseth  that in pursuance of the said agreement and in consideration of the sum of five hundred and twenty pounds sterling to the said Francis Seccombe in hand paid by the said John Hocken Seccombe at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt thereof the said Francis Seccombe doth hereby acknowledge and of and from the same and every part thereof doth acquit release and discharge the said John Hocken Seccombe his heirs executors and administrators and assigns and any of them forever by these presents he the said Francis Seccombe hath remised released acquitted and forever quitted them and by these present Doth remise release acquit and forever give claim unto the said John Hocken Seccombe his heirs and assigns the said annuity or yearly rent and charge of twenty pounds granted and received to the said Francis Seccombe by the said herein before in part recited Indenture of release during the natural life of the said Francis Seccombe as aforesaid and every sum and sums of money to become due and payable for and on account of the said annuity and or yearly rent charge And all the right title interest trust property possession claim and demand whatsoever both at equity in law of him the said Francis Seccombe of in to or out of the same annuity sum or yearly rent charge and premises and every part thereof together with the all evidences and power in and by the said  in part recited Indenture given or received for recovering and receiving the same To the extent that the said John Hocken Seccombe his heirs and assigns and the said messuages hereditaments and premises in and by the said hereinbefore in part recited indenture of release granted and released and charged with the payment of the said annuity or yearly rent charges of twenty pounds may be forever hereinafter released and discharged there from and of and from all powers and remedies for recovering and enforcing payments thereof and of and from all and all manner of actions and suits claims demands and pretensions whatsoever for or on account thereof or in anywise relating thereto and the said Francis Seccombe for himself his executors administrators and assigns doth hereby covenant and declare to and with the said John Hocken Seccombe his executors administrators and assigns by these presents that the said Francis Seccombe hath not at any time herein to fore made done executed committed or knowingly or willingly suffered nor shall nor will make do or suffer any act deed matter or thing whatsoever whereby or by reason or means whereof the said annuity or yearly rent charge or any part thereof hereby released or intended so to be is can or may be impeached charges incumbrance or in any wise prejudicially affected or whereby or by reason or means whence the said Francis Seccombe cannot or ought not to release the said annuity or yearly rent charge unto the said John Hocken Seccombe in manner aforesaid according to the true intent and meaning of these present And Also that he the said Francis Seccombe shall and will from time to time at the reasonable request and at the costs and charges of the said John Hocken Seccombe his executors administrators and assigns make do and execute all and every such further and other lawful and reasonable acts deeds releases and appurtenances in the law whatsoever for the further better more perfectly and absolutely releasing and opening the said annuity or yearly rent charge of twenty pounds in such manner and form as the said John Hocken Seccombe his executors administrators and assigns or his or their Counsel in the law shall be reasonably advised devised or required for consent whereof the parties to these present their hands and seals have hereunto set this day and year first above written.  Signed by both Francis and John Hocken Seccombe 

The reverse:

Signed Sealed and Delivered by the written consent of Francis Seccombe and John Hocken Seccombe in the presence of Elizabeth Hewett and ? Hadley

Received on the day and year first written within of and from the within named John Hocken Seccombe the sum of two hundred and twenty pounds being the full consideration within mentioned to be paid by him to me as witness thereof Francis Seccombe Attested by ? Hadley? And Elizabeth Hewett

 

 Richard Bath - Henrye Bath-John Bath -Humfry Bath -Thomas Wolcombe -Grace Wolcombe -Maude(his Nurse)-Anthony Bath - 3 June1615

In the name of God Amen, I Richard Bath of Bruard

being sicke in bodye but of perfect mynde and memorye

thankes be unto God doe make and ordeine this my last

will and testament. As followeth : First I commend my

soule unto Almighty God who shall rayse the same againe

at the last day and my bodye to be buried in Christian

buriall : Item ] I give and bequeath to the

poore mens and boys of the parish of Bruard iii (shillings) iiii (pence) Item ]

I give and bequeath to Henrye Bath my father my

cloake and ten shillings to buy bease (fleece?) to lyne

the same and one peece of new cloth to make him stockings

and one featherbead whereon my said father lyeth,

with all the furniture that there unto belongeth Item]

I give and bequeath unto my mother xl s to buy her a

gownde. Item] I give and bequeath unto Henery Bath my

brother xx s  Item] I give and bequeath unto Edmond

Bath my brother xx s Item] I give and bequeath unto John Bath my brother xl s Item] I give and bequeath unto Isack Bath my brother

iii d and my best sute of clothes throughout. Item]

I give to Humfry Bath my brother xx s Item] I give to

Thomas Wolcombe my brother in law xl s which said

xl s he now oweth me. Item] I give unto Grace his wife my

sister one silver spoune Item] I give to Grace Wolcombe their

daughter xl s Item]  I give to Maude my nurse x s to buy her

blanketts which blanketts after her death shall remayne to

the poore of the parish of Bruard. The rest of all my goods

Chattels and debts not before given nor bequeathed

I doe by this my will and testament give and bequeath

to Anthony Bath my brother whome I make my executor

of this my last will and testament to see my bodye buried

and my legacyes before given payed dated the third

day of June 1615

 

Henry Bath - Grace Hockin - Alse (?) Ffoott - George Ffoott -Maude Ffoott-John Ffoott- Humfrey Bath-Pascha Bath -Phillip Ffoot 30 March 1636

 

In the name of God amen. I Henry Bath of Bruard in the Countie

of Cornwall yeoma[n] ebinge weake of body butt pfect in health & memory

thanks be given to Almightie God, doe make  and ordaine this my last

will and testament in mann[er] and forme followinge, And first I doe revoake

all former will & wills by me here before made And first I bequeath

my soule to Almightie God my maker and redeemer & my bodie to

Christian buriall    / Item I give and bequeath to the poor of the parish

 of St Bruard fve shillings eight pence Itm I give unto Grace       

 Hocken my daughter xii d Itm I give to Alse (?) Ffoott the daughter

 of George Ffoott ten pounds  Itm I give to Maude Ffoott another

daughter of George Ffoott six pounds./ Itm I give to John Ffoott

 the son of george  ffore (?)  pounds. Itm I give to Grace the daughter

 of George Ffoott    ffore  Pounds Itm I give to Henry the sonne

 of George Ffoott ten pounds current English money to be

 paid att on years end after my dcease to be sett out to ?   for

 them untill they shall  accomplish the age of xxi yeares and I

 doe by this my will apppoint & desire my brother Humfrey Bath

 to sett out these portions for their good &  ?  untill they shall

 accomplish the age of xxi yeares. The rest of all my goods nott

 given nor bequeathed I give & bequeath unto  Pascha my         

 wife & Phillip Ffoot widow my daughter whom I make and

 ordaine to be my execut[rices]  of this my last will and testament

  to see my legacies paid  & funerall rites pformed And

  further my will is (that) if  either of my said executr[ices] happen to

  dye  before me then  (whosoever) be my survivor to be executr[ix]

  to the whole. In Witness  whereof I the said Henry Bath

  have hereunto  sett my hand  /  the xxx th day of March

  in the twelth yeare of the reigne of  our Sovereigne Lord

 Charles by the grace of God of England  Scotland  Ffrance

  & Ireland king defender of the faith    1636</> 

  Sealed & acknowledged in

  Presence of  ?   Billing

  Clemeuce (?) Ffoott & Humfry Gele </>

  The signe of Humfry Gele

  Clemeuce Ffoote</> 

[  Dated 30 March 1636; Proved 20 July 1636, Bodmin]

1875 Joel John Williams,James Hoskin,

THIS INDENTURE made the twenty fifth day of August, One thousand eight-hundred and seventy five BETWEEN Joel John Williams of the parish of St Breward otherwise Simonward in the County of Cornwall, Stonemason of the one part and James Hoskin of the parish of Michaelstow in the said County Farmer of the other part WHEREAS the said Joel John Williams applied to the said James Hoskin to advance and lend him the sum of Three Hundred ----- ---- pounds which the said James Hoskin has agreed to do on having the repayment thereof with interest thereon secured as herein after appeared THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that in consideration of the sum of Three Hundred -----   ------ pounds sterling this day paid to the said Joel John Williams by the said James Hoskin the receipt whereof the said Joel John Williams doth hereby acknowledge and therefrom doth hereby release and discharge the said James Hoskin his heirs executors administrators and assigns HE the said Joel John Williams DOTH hereby grant and convey unto the said James Hoskin and his heirs and assigns ALL THOSE six Fields or closes of Land situate at Penquite in the parish of Saint Breward otherwise Simonward in the said County of Cornwall and containing seventeen acres and thirty perches according to the tithe apportionment of the said parish together with the two cottages and the outbuildings and premises recently erected thereon. Together with all buildings, commons, commonable right to land, especially such rights of common over the manor of Blisland as have heretofore been attached to the said hereditaments and premises or enjoyed by the occupier thereof) hedges, ditches, ways, waters, watercourses liberties, privileges, casements, and appurtenanances whatsoever to the said hereditaments and premises belonging or appertaining  AND all the estate, right, title, interest, claim or demand whatsoever of him the said Joel John Williams in or out of the said hereditaments and premises TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said hereditaments and premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said James Hoskin his heirs and assigns to the use of the said James Hoskin his heirs and assigns forever subject to the proviso following PROVIDED ALWAYS and it is hereby declared by the parties hereto that if the said Joel John Williams his heirs executors or administrators shall pay unto the said James Hoskin his executors administrators or assigns the sum of Three Hundred --- ---- pounds with interest thereon in the meantime at the rate of Four Pounds and five shillings per centum [cant read covered by seals]

Twenty fifth day of February next without any deduction whatsoever then the said James Hoskin his heirs or assigns will upon the request and at the costs of the said Joel John Williams his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, reconvey the said hereditaments and premises hereby assured or expressed so to be unto and to the use of the said Joel John Williams his heirs and assigns or as he or they shall direct AND the said Joel John Williams doth hereby for himself his heirs executors and administrators covenant with the said James Hoskin his executors administrators and assigns that he the said Joel John Williams his heirs, executors and administrators will pay unto the said James Hoskin his executors, administrators or assigns the sum of Three Hundred --- ---- pounds with interest for the same after the rate of Four Pounds and five shillings per centum per annum computed from the day of the date of these presents on the twenty fifth day of February next AND if the said sum of Three Hundred pounds shall not be paid on the said twenty fifth day of February next then shall and will by equal half-yearly payments on the twenty fifth day of February and the twenty fifth day of August in every year pay unto the said James Hoskin his executors administrators or assigns interest after the rate aforesaid on the said sum of Three Hundred --- --- pounds or as much thereof as shall for the time being remain owing on the security of these presents until the whole shall be fully paid AND the said Joel John Williams doth hereby for himself his heirs executors and administrators covenant with the said James Hoskin his heirs and assigns that he the said Joel John Williams now hath in himself full powers and authority to grant and convey the said hereditaments and premises unto and to the use of the said James Hoskin his heirs and assigns in manner aforesaid AND that if default shall be made in payment of the said sum of Three Hundred --- -- pounds or the interest thereon or any part thereof respectively on the said twenty fifth day of February next it shall be lawful for the said James Hoskin his executors, and administrators or assigns at any time or times thereafter without and even against the consent of the said Joel John Williams his heirs or assigns and subject to such conditions, stipulations as the said James Hoskin his executors administrators or assigns shall think fit AND that the aforesaid power of sale shall and may be exercised and such deeds conveyances and either together or in parcels and either by public auction or private contract with power to buy in or rescind or vary any contract for sale or to resell without being responsible for any loss which maybe occurred thereby and to do and execute all such acts and deeds, conveyances and assurances for effecting any such sale and conveying and assuring the said hereditaments and premises to the person or persons thereof as the said James Hoskin his executors administrators or assigns shall think fit AND that the aforesaid power of sale shall and may be exercised and such deeds conveyances and assurances executed, the person or persons who for the time being shall be entitled to give a discharge for the monies which shall then be due on the security of these presents PROVIDED NEVERTHELESS that the said James Hoskin his executors administrators or assigns shall not execute the foregoing power of sale until he or they shall have given the said Joel John Williams his heirs executors administrators or assigns or left on the said premises notice in writing to pay off the monies for the time being owing on the security of these presents and default shall have been made in such payment for six calendar months after giving or having such notice or until some half yearly payment of interest or a part of some such half yearly payment shall have become or be in arrears for six calendar months PROVIDED ALWAYS and it is hereby declared that purchaser upon any sale purporting to be made in pursuance of the aforesaid power shall be bound to enquire whether notices to pay off has been given or left on hereinfore provided nor whether any money remains upon the security of these presents nor as to the propriety or regularity of such sale and notwithstanding any impropriety or irregularity whatsoever in any such way the same shall as regards the purchaser or purchasers be deemed to be within the aforesaid power and be valid accordingly AND it is hereby declared that the receipt of the said James Hoskin his executors administrators or assigns for the purchase moneys of the premises sold or any part thereof shall effectually discharge the purchaser or purchasers thereupon and from being found [cant read]pay all expenses incurred in such sale or otherwise in relation to the premises and in the next place to apply such monies in or towards satisfaction of the monies for the time being owing on the security of these presents and then to pay the surplus (if any) to the said Joel John Williams his executors or administrations PROVIDED ALWAYS that the said James Hoskin his executors administrators or assigns shall not be answerable for any involuntary losses which may happen in the exercise of the aforesaid power and trusts or any of them IN WITNESS whereof the parties aforesaid to these presents (being first duly stamped) their hands and seals have set the day and year first before written,

Signed and sealed

Joel John Williams

James Hoskin

Transcribed by Christine Parker from a document from the Malcolm McCarthy Collection

 

1884 James Hoskin, Elizabeth Billing Hoskin

THIS INDENTURE made the eighteenth day of December One thousand eight hundred and eighty four BETWEEN JAMES HOSKIN of the parish of Saint Breward in the County of Cornwall Yeoman of the one part and ELIZABETH BILLING HOSKIN of the same parish wife of the said James Hoskin of the other part and TO HEREAS the said James Hoskin is possessed of the foods, chattels, monies, securities for money and effects hereafter particularly mentioned in these presents and the schedule hereunder written and desirous to give the same respectively unto the said Elizabeth Billing Hoskin HOLD THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that in order to carry out the said desire and in consideration of the love and affection which he the said James Hoskin hath and beareth and in towards the said Elizabeth Billing Hoskin and also in consideration of the sum of five shillings paid by the said Elizabeth Billing Hosken to the said James Hoskin the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged .  He the said James Hoskin DOTH by these parcels convey and transfer unto the said Elizabeth Billing Hoskin her heirs and assigns all that messuage tenement fields or closes of land as described and expressed on a certain indenture of mortgage bearing date the twenty fifth day of August 1875 and made or expressed to be made between Joel John Williams therein described of the one part and the said James Hoskin of the other part AND DOTH hereby assign and transfer the benefit of the said mortgage and the sum of £300 thereby secured and all interest due and to accrue due thereon unto the said Elizabeth Billing Hoskin her executors administrators and assigns TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said mortgaged hereditaments and premises aforesaid and also the monies thereby secured unto the said Elizabeth Billing Hoskin her heirs executors administrators and assigns according to there respective nature and  properties thereof forever and absolutely AND for the consideration aforesaid the said James Hoskin DOTH by these presents give transfer and assign with thesaid Elizabeth Billing Hoskin ALL those several promissory notes mentioned on the schedule hereunder  together with the sum of money with interest respectively secured thereby and also the household furniture foods and chattels mentioned and aforesaid on the same schedule TO HAVE HOLD TAKE POSSESS AND ENJOY the said several promissory notes, interest thereby respectively secured food chattels and effects unto the said Elizabeth Billing Hoskin, Her executors administrators and assigns absolutely.  And the said James Hoskin doth hereby authorize and empower the said Elizabeth Billing Hoskin her executors administrators and assigns to receive due for and recover of and from the several persons liable to pay the same the said mortgage left? Aforesaid and the interest due and to accrue due thereon and also the said several items secured by the said promissory notes hereinafter mentioned on the said schedule and the interest due and to receive due thereon and for all or any of these persons to use the name of the said James Hoskin and to five proper Releases reciepts and discharges for the same respectively and to sign seal and deliver in his name and as his name and as his act and deed any conveyance or assurance relating to the aforesaid hereditaments and premises IN WITNESS whereof the parties aforesaid to these lands and seals have hereunto set the day and year first hereinbefore witness

The Schedule hereinbefore referred to

25th August 1875 indenture of the date made between William Billing of the one part and Joel John Williams of the other part--------------------------------------------------------

25th August 1875 indenture of mortgage of the date made between Joel John Williams of the one part the said James Hoskin of the other part receive £300 and interest 

 

3rd  November 1879 Promissory note of the date to receive £51 and interest signed by Zachariah Spare and Ezekias Spare Senior---------------------------------------------------

2nd November 1879 Promissory note of the date to [receive OR release] £40 and interest signed by John Wallis and William Alford------------------------------

2 November 1884 Promissory note of the date to [receive OR release] £30 and interest signed by Joseph Hosken------------------------------------------------------------------------

24th June 1883 Promissory note of the date [receive OR release] £30 and interest signed by William Samuel Hocken and Mary Hocken---------------------------------

23rd December 1878 Promissory note of the date [receive OR release] £20 and interest signed by Ezekias Spare and Joseph Spare

24th June 1872 Promissory note of the date [receive OR release] £10 and interest signed by William Samuel Hoskin and Mary Hoskin ----------------------------------------

23rd December 1878 Promissory note of the date to receive £20 and interest signed by Ezekias Spare and Joseph Spare

24th June 1872 Promissory note of the date to receive £10 and interest signed by Joseph Teague 

Household Indenture, foods chattels and effects being in and upon all that Dwelling House and premises situate at Tucking Mill in the parish of Saint Breward aforesaid and in the occupation of the said James Hoskin who on the name of the whole of the above mentioned foods chattel’s monies, securities for money and effects doth hereby deliver one chair to the said Elizabeth Billing Hoskin.

Signed sealed and delivered by the within named James Hoskin in the presence of

?? Dunham King

Solicitor Camelford

Thomas Weeks Camelford     signed by James Hosken

Transcribed by Christine Parker from a document from the Malcolm McCarthy Collection

1872 Thomas Miller, Thomas Henry Marshall ,Charles Edwin Marshall,Edith Ellen Marshall,Amelia Trewyn Marshall,John Philp,William Miller,William Miller

This is the Last Will and Testament of me Thomas Miller of Key Bridge in the Parish of Saint Breward in the County of Cornwall Yeoman.  I GIVE to my grandson Thomas Henry Marshall a legacy of Nineteen guineas.  I GIVE to my grandson Charles Edwin Marshall the yearly sum of five pounds until he attains the age of twenty one years or die, which first happen, the first payment to be made six months after my death.  I ALSO give the said Charles Edwin Marshall a legacy of Twenty Pounds when he attains the age of twenty one years.  I GIVE to my grand-daughter Edith Ellen Marshall the yearly sum of five pounds until she attains the age of twenty one years, or marries which shall first happen, I DECLARE and direct that my Executor may in his discretion apply the annual income of the legacy hereinbefore given to my grand-son Thomas Henry Marshall and also the said two yearly sums of five pounds herein-before given to my grandchildren Charles Edwin Marshall and Edith Ellen Marshall respectively in or towards the maintenance education or benefit of my respective grandchildren or may if he thinks fit pay the same to their Mother to be so applied without being concerned to see the actual application.  I GIVE and bequeath to my daughter Amelia Trewyn Marshall and her assigns {in side column – Amelia Trewyn Marshall died 1889) during her life an annuity of thirteen pounds to be considered as accruing from day to day but to be paid by quarterly payments and the first such payment to be made at the end of one calendar month after my death.  AND I hereby charge one half part of the said annuity on my House Lands tenement and premises situate at Key Bridge aforesaid AND the other half part thereof on my Lands Tenement and premises situate at or near Limehead in the Parish of Saint Breward aforesaid and known as Church Parks and now in the occupation of John Philp as tenant.  AND I declare that if the said half parts of the said annuity or either of them shall at any time be unpaid for twenty days after any of the time appointed for payment thereof then the said Amelia Trewyn Marshall and her assigns may enter into and distrain upon the Lands and premises out of which the unpaid part or parts, shall be payable and dispose according to law of the distress or distresses there found to the intent and that thereby or otherwise the said annuity and all costs and expenses may be fully paid and satisfied.  I GIVE and devise my freehold Messuage or Dwellinghouse Lands tenement and premises situate as aforementioned at Key Bridge, And also all my freehold farm with the dwellinghouse thereon Lands tenement and premises known as Lower Lank together with the two detached fields situate at Blaland and the two Cottages and also the land and tenement before mentioned known as Church Parks and all other if any, the lands and premises with appurtenances recently purchased by me of John Hichens Esq. And others unto my son William Miller his heirs and assigns but subject as to the portions as hereinbefore specifically mentioned to the payment of the parts of the annuity of thirteen pounds charged on such portions respectively but if the said William Miller shall die without lawful issue{in column – William Miller died 9 May 1916 without lawful issue} then I give the same Messuage or Dwellinghouse lands tenement and premise situate at Key Bridge to my said grandson Thomas Henry Marshall his heirs and assigns (but subject to the half part of the said annuity specifically charged thereon as aforesaid) the same farm with the dwellinghouse thereon and premises known as Lower Lank with the two fields at Blaland and the said two cottages and the said tenement known as Church Parks, and all other, if any, the lands so as aforesaid recently purchased of John Hichens Esquire and others to my said Grandson Charles Edwin Marshall his heirs and assigns (but subject as to the Church Parks tenement to the half part of the said annuity so as aforesaid specifically charged thereon).  I give devise and bequeath all the rest residue and remainder of my real and personal Estate Subject to the payment of my just debts and funeral and Testamentary Expenses to my son the said William Miller absolutely.  I DECLARE that my said son William Miller shall have power to demise all or any of my lands and premises at a rack rent for any term of years absolutely or determinable not exceeding twenty one years to take Effect from the date of such demise or within six calendar months from the date thereof.  And further that the said William Miller may at his discretion (but subject to any Lease which may have been granted under the powers in that behalf hereinbefore contained dispose either by way of sale or exchange for other lands All those my two detached Fields at Blalands upon such terms as he may think fit AND I declare that the said William Miller shall invest the money received on any sale or for equity of Exchange in the purchase of Freehold Land or Leaseholds of which not less than Sixty years shall be unexpired or in the Public Funds of the United Kingdom or on Mortgage and may vary such investments if he thinks fit.  AND that the rent and annual income from land so purchased and from the securities whereon any such money shall be invested shall be applied in the manner in which the rents and profits of the said Blaland Fields would be applied if not sold or exchanged AND I declare that if my said son William Miller shall die without lawful issue before my said Grandson attain 21 years of age then my said daughter Amelia Trewyn Marshall shall have the same powers as are hereby given to him to grant Leases and dispose of my said Blaland Fields by sale or exchange I DEVISE all hereiditaments vested in me as Trustee or Mortgagee unto the said WILLIAM MILLER his heirs and assigns upon the trusts and subject to the equities affecting the same I APPOINT the said William Miller EXECUTOR thereof DATED this twenty fourth day of February One thousand eight hundred and seventy two.

-------------------------------------THOMAS MILLER--------------------------------------

 

Signed by the said Thomas Miller the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request and in his presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our name as witnesses.

 

EDWARD GEORGE LANXON PETT Keybridge, St Breward.

JOHN HENRY PEARCE, Keybridge, St Breward.

 

Malcolm McCarty Collection

(Transcribed by David Stevens CFHS 13413)

 18 Aug 1856- John Hocken Seccombe-William Hocken Seccombe-Henry Hocken Seccombe-John Seccombe-Frances Seccombe-Edward Seccombe

This Indenture made the eighteenth day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty six Between John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe all of the parish of Michaelstow in the County of Cornwall yeomen and Henry Hocken Seccombe of Tavistock in the County of Devon Gentleman, providers under the last Will and Testament of John Seccombe late of the said parish of Michaelstow of the first part and Frances Seccombe of the parish of Lanteglos by Camelford in the said County of Cornwall yeoman another of the providers under the said Will of the second part the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe of the third part and the said Henry Hocken Seccombe of the fourth part the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe(sic) and Henry Hocken Seccombe of the fifth part the said William Hocken Seccombe of the sixth part the said John Hocken Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe, Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe of the seventh part and the said Edward Seccombe of the eighth part the said Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe, Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe of the ninth part and the said John Hocken Seccombe of the tenth part Whereas the said John Seccombe in and by his last Will and Testament in writing bearing date the second day of July One thousand eight hundred and fifty six and duly executed and all the after devisving to each of them the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccomb, William Hocken Seccombe, Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe hereditaments and presents hereinafter first secondly thirdly fourthly and fifthly described as intended to be hereby intended to be hereby released by which  said subject divided the several persons part and parcel became entitled to estate of inheritance in fee simple in possession in of and in the hereditaments and presents therein mentioned in and subject nevertheless to the condition that if any or either of the several persons parties hereto should happen to die indemnified  then the said Testator gave the share of his  to signify to the survivor or survivors of them Share and Share a like AND WHEREAS the said Testator departed this life on the thirteenth day of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty four without having altered or noted his said in part recited Will which was duly proved the subject  thereof in the Archdeanery Court of Cornwall AND ?? some of the said several persons parties hereto are married and some unmarried and each of them being desirous that if other of them ?? have and possess the property devised to him????hereinafter  particularly described for aabsolute and indefiezable estate of inheritance in fee simple in possession ?? absolutely discharged from all contingiency ????? to either of them the said several parties here might have or claim against the other or others of them or the said hereditaments and premises so devised to each of them ???? will it has been mutually agreedby and between the said parties thereto join in and execute these presents in manner hereinafter expressed   Now this Indenture futher witnesses that in pursuance of the said agreement and in consideration of the sum of five shillings to each of them the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe and Henry Hocken Seccombe paid by the said Frances Seccombe on or before the execution of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Then the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe and Henry Hocken Seccombe by these presents Do and each and every of them Doth by these presents release and forever gifts claims and discharges the said Frances Seccombe his heirs and assigns and every of them And also?? and  every those freehold lands and premises situate and being in the parish of Advent in the said County of Cornwall called Garras also Garras Down in the Parish of Saint Breward in the said County of Cornwall Together with all those 14 fourteen parts or shares of and with tenements lands hereditaments and premises commonly called or known by the name of Carwithen situate lying and being in the parish of Saint Breward being the same several hereditaments and premises and were devised to the said Frances Seccombe in and by the terms before in part recited Will And also all other, if any, hereditaments and premises devised to the said Frances Seccombe under the same Will of and or from all estates rights titles claims and demands whatsoever both at Law and Equity or otherwise howseover which they the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe and Henry Hocken Seccombe or each and every of them now have or which they or their heirs shall or may at any time or times hereafter have claim rights or demands by virtue of the said recited Will of the said John Seccombe deceased or any of the limitations therein contained Then this Indenture Witnesses that in further pursuance of this said agreement and in consideration of the sum of five shillings to each of them the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe be paid by the said Henry Hocken Seccombe on or immediately before the execution of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged They the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe they and each and every of them They by these presents release and for ever grant claim and discharge the said Henry Hocken Seccombe his Heirs and Assigns And also secondly Then these hereditaments and premises situate lying and being in the said parish of Michaelstow called Tregnowen Gate, Drakes Meadow, Lower Above Town, Higher above Town the …… and gardens adjoining also Higher Down, Lower Down, Middle Down, and Great Down Together with the Higher Hills Ford and the Lower Hills Ford being the same several hereditaments and premises as were devised to the said Henry Hocken Seccombe in and by the hereinbefore recited Will And also all other ? if any, hereditaments and premises devised to the said Henry Hocken Seccombe under the same Will of and or from all estates rights titles claims and demands whatsoever both at Law and Equity or  otherwise howsoever which they the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe, and Henry Hocken Seccombe or either of them now have or which they or their Heirs shall or may at any time or times hereafter have claim right or demand by virtue of the said recited Will of the said John Seccombe deceased or any Limitations therein contained And this Indenture further witnesses that in further pursuance of the said agreement and consideration of the sum of five shillings to each of these the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, Frances Seccombe and Henry Hocken Seccombe paid to the said William Hocken Seccombe on or immediately before the execution of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged THEM  the said John Hocken Seccombe Edward Seccombe Frances Seccombe and Henry Hocken Seccombe Do and each and every of them They by these presents release and for ever grant claim and discharge the said William Hocken Seccombe his Heirs and Assigns And also thirdly These hereditaments and premises situate lying and being in the parish of Davidstow in the said County of Cornwall called Treslea being the same several hereditaments and premises as were devised to the said William Hocken Seccombe in and by the terms hereinbefore in part recited Will And also all other, if any, hereditaments and premises devised to the said … Henry Hocken Seccombe under the same Will of and or from all estates rights claims and demands whatsoever both at Law and Equity or otherwise howsoever which they the said John Hocken Seccombe, Edward Seccombe, Frances Seccombe and Henry Hocken Seccombe or each and every of them now have or which  they and their Heirs shall or may at any time or times hereafter have claim right or demand by virtue of the said recited Will of the said John Seccombe deceased or any limitations therein contained And this Indenture Further Witnesses that in further pursuance of the said agreement and in consideration of the sum of five shillings to each of them the said John Hocken Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe, Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe be paid by the said Edward Seccombe on or immediately before the execution of these presents the receipy wherof is hereby acknowledged They the said John Hocken Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe, Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe they and each and every of them They by these presents release and forever grant claim and discharge the said Edward Seccombe his Heirs and Assigns And also fourthly Then these hereditaments and premises situate lying and being in the said parish of Michaelstow called Browns Ground in Trebeag? also Glanvilles Fields, Middle Ground, Great ? Higher Meadow and Lower Meadow also Pethicks house and garden with the appurtenances together with Sleeps Down Three Crosses Hillans and Prade being the same several hereditaments and premises as were devised to the said Edward Seccombe in and by the terms hereinbefore in part recited Will And also all other, if any, hereditaments and premises devised to the said Edward Seccombe under the same Will of and or from all estates rights titles claims and demands whatsoever both at Law and Equity or otherwise howsoever which they the said John Hocken Seccombe William Hocken Seccombe Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe or either of them now have or which they or their Heirs shall or may have any time or times hereafter have claim challenge or demand by virtue of the said recited Will of the said John Seccombe deceased or any limitations therein contained And this Indenture Lastly Witnesses  that  in further pursuance of the said recited agreement and in consideration of the sum of five shillings to each of them the said Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe, Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe paid by the said John Hocken Seccombe on or immediately before the execution of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged by the said Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe, Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe Do and each and every of them They by these presents release and for ever grant claim and discharge the said John Hocken Seccombe his Heirs and Assigns And also fifthly These hereditaments and premises situate lying and being in the said parish of Michaelstow called Tregas(sic) being the same several hereditaments and premises as devised to the said John Hocken Seccombe in and by the terms hereinbefore in part recited Will And also all other, if any, hereditaments and premises devised to the said John Hocken Seccombe under the same Will of and or from all estates titles claims and demands whatsoever both at Law and Equity or otherwise howsoever which they the said Edward Seccombe, William Hocken Seccombe, Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe or either of them now have or which they or their Heirs shall or may at any time or times hereafter have claim challenge or demand by virtue of the said reciled Will of the said John Seccombe deceased or any of the limitations contained To the end and intent that the said several and separate hereditaments and premises hereinbefore particularly described and referred to may henceforth be exonerated  and discharged and from all claims or demands whatsoever which the said persons parties hereto each every or either of them now have or which each other of them now have or which may do other of them those or either of their Heirs may ?? time  hereafter have claim challenge or demand against the other or others of them or  the said several hereditaments and premises aforesaid or any part thereof separately In Witness  whereof the parties for these presents their hands and seals have set the day and year first hereinbefore written

Signed and sealed by

John Hocken (seal) Seccombe

William Hocken (seal) Seccombe

Edward (seal) Seccombe

Henry Hocken (seal) Seccombe

Frances (seal) Seccombe

 

Signed sealed and delivered by the William named - John Hocken Seccombe Edward Seccombe William Hocken Seccombe Henry Hocken Seccombe and Frances Seccombe in the presence of

Signatures of Nicholas Male and William Moyse

Transcribed by Chrisine Parker

Nicholas Pope -Matthew Pope - Joseph Pope - John Hocken - Thomas Rogers -Ann Rogers -24 June 1811

 

 THIS INDENTURE Made the twenty fourth day of June in the fifty first year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord

 George the third by the Grace of God of the united Kingdom of Great Britain and France King Defender

 of the Faith and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven BETWEEN

  Nicholas Pope late of the Parish of Stoke Damerell in the County of Devon Stone Mason but now  employed on His Majesties Service at the island of Jersey Thomas  Rogers of the Borough of Plymouth in the county of Devon Gentleman and Ann his wife /late  Ann Pope Spinster of the one part and  John Hocken of Tregown in the Parish of Michaelstow in the county of Cornwall  Gentleman of the other part WHEREAS the said Nicholas Pope, Thomas Rogers and Ann his Wife or some or one of them now are or is by virtue of a certain Indenture of Lease  the twenty fourth day of November which was in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty nine and made between John Trehawke of the Borough of Liskeard in the County of Cornwall  Esquire of the one part and Joseph Pope grandfather of the said Nicholas Pope  and Ann Rogers of the other part and also by virtue of divers mesne  Assignments wills deeds and other good and sufficient assurance in the Law lawfully and rightfully possessed of interested in and entitled unto ALL THAT one third part of the Moiety of a  tenement called Lower Fearne Acre and when the premises with the appurtenances therein   belonging situate lying and being in the Parish of Simonward in the said County of Cornwall, for all the residue of  a certain term of four score and nineteen years therein granted by the aforesaid Indenture of Lease and which is now determinable on the death of Joseph Pope of  (long blank)  blacksmith now aged about( blank) years and Mathew Pope of Helsberry In the Parish of Michaelstow aforesaid yeoman now aged about( blank) years sons of the Joseph Pope the lease Under and  Subject to such herriotts covenants conditions and agreements as are therein mentioned and  expressed AND WHEREAS THE SAID Nicholas Pope Thomas Rogers and Ann his Wife have contracted  and agreed with the said John Hocken to sell to them all those Right Title and Interest agreed to the aforesaid premises for the remainder of the said term of four score and nineteen years determinable aforesaid  at or for the price or sum of thirty pounds NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that for and in consideration of the sum of Thirty Pounds of Lawful Money of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and current in England by the said John Hocken to them the said Nicholas Pope, Thomas Rogers and Ann his Wife or some or one of them in and well and truly paid at so before the sealing and Delivery of these presents the right whereof they the said Nicholas Pope, Thomas Rogers and Ann his Wife DO and each and every of them Doth hereby acknowledged and thereof and of and from every past thing to and  each and every of them doth agree release and discharge the said John Hockin his executors administrators and assigns and every of them by these presents THEY the said Nicholas Pope Thomas Rogers and Ann his  Wife HAVE and each and every of them HATH Bargained sold assigned transferred over and by these presents DO and each and every of them DOTH according to these several and respective Estates and Interests  there unto Bargain Sell Assign Transfer and set over to unto the said John Hocken his Executors Administrators and assigns ALL THAT Part Purpart and portion being One Third Part of the Moiety of one tenement commonly  called and known by the name of the Lower Fearne Acre situate lying and being within the said parish of Simonward in the said County of Cornwall now and for several years past in the occupation of the said John  Hocken his undertenant or undertenants TOGETHER with all Lands Meadows Pastures Feedings Ways Parks Furze Heath Fuel Turbary and appurtenances whatsoever  the same belonging or in any wise appertaining AND ALL the Estate Right Title Interest property term of years rent and means of arrears of rent whatsoever of them the said Nicholas Pope Thomas Rogers and Ann his Wife or any or other of them of in and out of the said premise  hereby assigned or intended so to be or ant part or parcel thereof with the appurtenances Together with all deeds evidences and writings whatsoever touching or concerning the said Premises only now in the Custody possession or keeping of the said Nicholas Pope Thomas Rogers and Ann his Wife, or any or other of them or which they or either of them can and true copies of all such other deeds evidences and writings  touching or concerning the said premises jointly or together with any other property such copies to be made and written at the request costs and charges of the said John Hocken his Executors Administrators or Assigns TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all and singular the said third part of a Moiety of and in the said Tenement called Lower Fearne Acre and all other premises hereby assigned or transferred or intended so to be with their  and every of their Rights Members and Appurtenances unto the said John Hocken his Executors Administrators and Assigns from henceforth for and during all the rest residue and remainder of the said term of four score years and  nineteen years granted to the said Lease and therein yet to come and unexpired determinable as aforesaid AND THAT in as full ample and beneficial manner as they the said Nicholas Pope Thomas Rogers and  Ann his wife if any or either of them or any or either of their Executors or Administrators might or could have held and enjoyed the same if these presents had not been made and executed SUBJECT NEVERTHELESS to the yearly rent and to the  Covenants Conditions Provisoes and agreements in the said Indenture of Lease thereof mentioned and contained which on the part and behalf of the tenant or lesee are or ought to be paid done kept and performed AND the said Nicholas Pope doth for himself his Executors and Administrators AND the said Thomas Rogers for himself and for the said Ann his wife and for their several respective Executors and Administrators DO and each and every of them  DOTH covenant promise and agree to and with the said John Hocken his Executors Administrators and Assigns by these presents or manner following (that is to say) that for and notwithstanding any act deed matter or thing whatsoever  done committed or suffered by the said Nicholas Pope Thomas Rogers and Ann his wife or any other person or persons under whom they claim to the contrary the said Indenture of Lease is at the time of the delivery and sealing hereof  a  good and effectual lease valid in the law of and for the said premises thereby demised and hereby assigned and in nowise forfeited surrendered or otherwise become void or voidable AND THAT for and notwithstanding  any such matter act deed or thing as aforesaid the said Nicholas Pope and the said Thomas Rogers and Ann his wife or some or one of them now have or hath in himself or herself or themselves good right full power and lawful  and absolute authority to grant bargain sell assign and transfer all and singular the said premises hereby assigned and transferred or mentioned or intended so to be with the appurtenances unto the said John Hocken his Executors Administrators and Assigns in manner and form aforesaid according to the true intent and meaning of these presents AND ALSO that the said John Hocken his Executors Administrators and Assigns  shall and may from time to time and at all times hereafter and during all the use residue and remainder yet to come and unexpired of the said term of four score and nineteen years granted by the said Indenture of Lease determinable as aforesaid peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy possess and enjoy the said one third part of a moiety of and in the said Tenement and all and singular other the premises hereby assigned and transferred or  intended so to be and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances and to receive and take the Rents Issues and Profits thereof to his and their own use and benefit without Let Suit Entry Trouble Denial or Interruption  of or by them the said Nicholas Pope Thomas Rogers and Ann his wife or any or either of them or any other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof by from or under them or any or either of  them or from or under any other person or persons under whom they claim AND THAT free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted exonerated and discharged or otherwise by them the said Nicholas Pope Thomas Rogers and  Ann his wife or any or either of them or any other person or persons whomsoever  lawfully claiming or to claim by from or under them or any or either of them the rent heriots reservations suits services covenants conditions and agreements mentioned and contained in the said Indenture of Lease and which from henceforth on the part and behalf of the tenant or Lesee of the said premises are or ought to be paid done observed and  Conditions and Agreements mentioned and contained in the said Indenture of Lease and which from henceforth on the part and behalf of the tenant or Lesee of the said premises are or ought to paid done observed and  performed for and in respect thereof always foreprized and excepted AND LASTLY that they the said Nicholas Pope Thomas Rogers and Ann his wife and each and every of them their and each and every of their respective  Executors and Administrators and all and every person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the said hereby assigned by from or under them or any or either of them or from or under any of the person or persons under  whom they claim shall and will from time to time and at all times hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the proper costs and charges in the Law of the said John Hocken his Executors Administrators or Assigns make do and  execute or cause to procure to be made done and executed all and such further and other lawful and reasonable act and acts deeds assignments and other assurances in the Law whatsoever for the further better and more perfect assigning assuring and confirming the said premises hereby assigned or mentioned or intended so to be with the appurtenances unto the said John Hocken his Executors Administrators and Assigns for and during all the rest residue and remainder of the said term of four score and nineteen years determinable as aforesaid as by the said John Hocken his Executors Administrators or Assigns or his or their Cousel learned in the Law shall be reasonably devised  advised or required IN WITNESS whereof the parties aforesaid to these presents being first duly stamped their hands and seals INTERCHANGABLY have set the day and year first above written.

 

Nicholas Pope      Thomas Rogers       Ann Rogers

 

Signed on reverse

Tobias Waterfield at the Island of Jersey

Richard Spry at the Island of Jersey

J Pearse clerk to Mr Hunt Attorney Plymouth

Thomas Harvey

Nicholas Pope

Thomas Rogers

Ann Rogers