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1 July 1840 Knights Meadow Lostwithiel

This Indenture made the First day of July in the year of Our Lord
one thousand and eight hundred and forty Between John Hamley
of the Borough of Lostwithiel in the County of Cornwall Yeoman of the
one part and Benjamin Hart Lyne of the Borough of Liskeard
in the said County Gentleman of the other part Witnesseth that in con-
sideration of the sum of five shillings of lawful money current in England to the said John Hamley in hand paid
by the said Benjamin Hart Lyne at or immediately before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is
hereby acknowledged he the said John Hamley hath bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargain and
sell unto the said Benjamin Hart Lyne his executors administrators and assigns All those two fields or closes of Land
called or commonly known by the name of Jagos or Knights Meadows situate lying and being within the Borough
of Lostwithiel in the County of Cornwall now in the occupation of the said John Hamley and others Together with
all Erections Buildings and conversions made thereon and therefrom And all and singular the ways paths passages
waters watercourses hedges ditches mounds banks inclosures wastes easements profits commodities advantages
rights members and appurtenances whatsoever to the said Closes of Land and premises mentioned and intended
to be hereby bargained and sold belonging or appertaining or to or with the same or any part thereof at any time
heretofore held used occupied or enjoyed accepted deemed taken or known as part parcel or member thereof
And the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof and of every part
thereof And all the estate right title interest and demand whatsoever both at law and in equity of him
the said John Hamley of in to or out of the said Closes of land and premises hereby mentioned or intended
to be hereby bargained and sold or any part thereof To have and to hold the said fields or closes of
Land and hereditaments and all and singular other the premises hereby bargained and sold or intended
so to be with their appurtenances unto the said Benjamin Hart Lyne his executors administrators and assigns
from the day next before the day of the date of these presents for and during and unto the full end and term
of one whole year from thence next ensuing and fully to be complete and ended yielding and paying there-
fore the yearly rent of one pepper corn on the last day of the said term if the same shall be lawfully
demanded to the intent and purpose that by virtue of these presents and by force of the Statute made
for transferring uses into possession the said Benjamin Hart Lyne may be in the actual possession
of the said fields or closes of Land hereditaments and premises with the appurtenances and may there-
by be enabled to accept and take a grant and release of the same and of the Freehold reversion
and inheritances thereof to him the said Benjamin Hart Lyne to such uses upon such trusts and to
and for such intents and purposes as are thereof declared and expressed by a certain Indenture of Grant and
Release already prepared and engrossed and bearing or intended to bear date the day next after the
day of the date of these presents and made or expressed to be made between the same persons
as are parties to these presents In witness whereof the parties aforesaid to these presents
being first duly stamped their hands and seals have hereunto set the day and year
first above written

John Hamley

 
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Transcribed by Ann Tumser from a document in the Malcolm McCarthy Collection