|Content Description||First Party: William Drury, gentleman of Oakham, Rutland (only son and heir of William Drury late of Nottingham, gentleman, by his wife Ann, both deceased).|
Second Party: Francis Gregg, gentleman of Skinners Hall, Dowgate Hill, London.
Lease for 1 year from (1) to (2) of 1 farm with homestead, croft, dovecote and appurtenances in Beeston; Longlands Close with the barn, Hassock Close, Brook Close, 12 cowgates, 8 acres of meadow ground, 31 acres of arable land dispersed in the fields of Beeston; 1 messuage with 2 crofts, Londland Close, 3 cowgates, 3 acres of meadow ground and 12 acres of arable land in Beeston; a cottage with homestead and 2 acres of pasture ground, a cottage in Chilwell with 1 croft and Town End Close, Lady Bridge Close and Marefields Close, all in Chilwell; a cottage with homestead in Beeston, Hassock Close, 1 acre of meadow ground, Combs Close, 3 cowgates, 7 acres of arable land dispersed in Church Field, Far Field, and Tuthill Bridge Field, all in Beeston; a cottage with homestead , backside and all appurtenances in Beeston; house with homestead, croft, 2 cowgates and 1 and a half acres of arable land, 1 cottage with croft and appurtenances in Beeston with 1 cowgate, 1 cottage with appurtenances, and 2 crofts, Comb Close and 1 acre of meadow ground, 1 beastgate and 2 acres of arable land in Beeston; also 5 leys of land in a close in Chilwell adjoining Thistle Close, together with all appurtenances; all premises now being in the separate tenures of Edward Rickland, John Pearson, Samuel Oldham, John Hopewell, Hugh Jackson, John Hopewell the younger, Widow [omisson] Pare, Edward Lacey, William Smith, and Anthony Pearson.
Signatures: William Drury.
Witnesses: George Lee, Jas. Foxcroft.
Document is dated 2 May, 9 George III 1769.
See also Bn 131.