Document ReferencePl F3/3/16
TitleReconveyance of the trust estate to the use of the Countess of Oxford and Mortimer and her heirs; 19-20 July 1726. Reassignment; 25 Feb. 1739/40
Date19 July 1726-20 July 1726
25 February 1740
Extent1 + 2 membranes
Content DescriptionFirst Party: Edward, Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, and Henrietta Cavendish Holles, Countess of Oxford and Mortimer, his wife (sole daughter and heir of John, late Duke of Newcastle, deceased, by his wife, Margaret, late Duchess of Newcastle, also deceased, who was the daughter of Henry, late Duke of Newcastle, also deceased).

Second Party: William, Viscount Cheyne; Peter Walter of the parish of St Margaret Westminster, Middlesex, Esq.; and John Morley of Halsted, Essex, Esq. [trustees under the 1719 Act of Parliament].

Third Party: William Thomas and Thomas Worlocke, both of London, gentlemen.

Lease and release by (2) to (3), at the request of (1), all the trust estates remaining unsold, and all rights of redemption in those trust estates that have been mortgaged; all property in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, except the house and park of Welbeck, and being upwards of £5000 yearly value, to the use of (2) for a term of 1000 years, and subject thereto, to the use of Henrietta, Countess of Oxford and Mortimer, her heirs and assigns - the term of 1000 years to be for the performance of all remaining trusts vested in them under the 1719 Act, and then to be void or to be assigned to such person as the Countess of Oxford and Mortimer or her heirs shall appoint; all other premises to the use of the Countess, her heirs and assigns.

Recites various provisions of the 1719 Act of Parliament (Pl F3/2/17), and the desire of (1) to have a conveyance from (2) (the trustees under the Act), despite not all of the trusts having been fully performed.

Endorsed 25 Feb. 1739/40.

Deed poll assignment of the term of 1000 years by Peter Walter (as the survivor of (2)), at the direction of (1), to the Rt Hon. John Verney, Esq., Master of the Rolls, Robert Harley of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, Esq., and James West, late of the Middle Temple, London and now of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., in whom the freehold is vested, to merge in the freehold.
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA12220West; James (1703-1772); Mr; Joint-Secretary of the Exchequer 1741-1762; M.P. St Albans 1741-1762 Boroughbridge 1768-17721703-1772
NA18798Harley; Robert (c.1706-1774); Mr; brother of 3rd Earl of Oxford; fought Leominster election against Capel Hanburyc.1706-1774
NA39354Verney; John (1699-1741); Mr; PC MP judge; Master of the Rolls 1738-41; trustee of Countess of Oxford's estates1699-1741
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA30173Cheyne; William (1657-1728); 2nd Viscount Newhaven; succ. 1698; also 2nd Lord Cheyne1657-1728
NA38838Morley; John (1656-1732); Mr; of Halstead; land jobber; adviser to 2nd Earl of Oxford1656-1732
NA69416Worlocke; Thomas (fl 1726); Mrfl 1726
NA1135Cavendish; Henry (1630-1691); 2nd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; succ. 1676; styled Viscount Mansfield 1659-1665; Earl of Ogle 1665-16761630-1691
NA488Holles; John (1662-1711); 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 1694, 1st Duke of second creation; also 4th Earl of Clare1662-1711
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA38810Thomas; William (fl 1715-1742); Mr; steward for the 2nd Earl of Oxford's Marylebone estatefl 1715-1742
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
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