Document ReferencePl F3/3/43
TitleAssignment of mortgage of part of the Earl and Countess of Oxford and Mortimer's Derbyshire estate by Hill et al. to the Duke of Argyll; 1 Nov. 1738. Further assignment, 20 May 1768
Date1 November 1738
20 May 1768
Extent5 membranes
Content DescriptionFirst Party: Sir Rowland Hill of Hawkestow, Salop, Baronet; Samuel Hill of Shenston Park, Staffordshire, Esq.; and Thomas Hill of the parish of St James, Westminster, Middlesex, Esq.

Second Party: William Shaw of the parish of St James, Westminster, Middlesex, Esq.

Third Party: Edward, Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer; and Henrietta Cavendish Holles, Countess of Oxford and Mortimer (his wife).

Fourth Party: Rt Hon. John Verney, Esq., Master of the Rolls; Robert Harley of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, Esq.; and James West of the Middle Temple, London, Esq.

Fifth Party: George, Duke of Argyll and Greenwich; and George Middleton of the parish of St Martin in the Fields, Middlesex, goldsmith.

Assignment by (2), at the direction of (1) (3) and (4), to Middleton of property at Brampton, Derbyshire for the residue of the term of 1000 years created in May 1720 in trust for Argyll, to secure £2400 and interest from (3) to Argyll by way of mortgage.

Recites the act of Parliament (Pl F3/2/17), proceedings in the cause of the Duke of Grafton v Robinson, in Chancery, the mortgage Pl F3/3/6 and its assignment (Pl F3/3/31-33).

Consideration: £2400 by the Duke to (1) (part of the sum of £50600 forming the consideration in Pl F3/3/44-45).

Endorsed, 20 May 1768:

Deed poll assignment of the mortgage by demise by the executors of Mary Middleton (widow and surviving executrix of George Middleton) at the request of the devisees in trust of John, Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, deceased, Caroline Townsend, Baroness of Greenwich (sole executrix of Jane, Duchess of Argyll and Greenwich, deceased, herself the sole executrix of the said duke), Margaret, Duchess Dowager of Portland, Robert Harley, James West and Stephen, Earl of Ilchester to James Powell of the parish of St James, Middlesex, Esq. in trust for the Earl of Ilchester as part of the security for £31000 from the Duchess Dowager of Portland and Messrs Harley and West to Ilchester.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA69431Coutts and Company; bankers
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA69422Hill; Rowland (-1783); 1st Baronet-1783
NA69423Hill; Samuel (fl 1730-1738); Mr; né Barbour or Barber cousin of Sir Rowland Hillfl 1730-1738
NA11541Hill; Thomas (1693-1782); Mr; of Tern Shropshire; M.P. Shrewsbury 1749-17681693-1782
NA69425Shaw; William (fl 1731-1738); Mr; of Westminsterfl 1731-1738
NA18670Campbell; John (1680-1743); 2nd Duke of Argyll; also Earl of Greenwich and Baron Chatham1680-1743
NA41874Powell; John (-1783); Mr; of the Pay Office Whitehall-1783
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
NA69432Middleton; George (fl 1738); Mr; banker and goldsmithfl 1738
NA35967Townshend; Caroline (1717-1794); Baroness Greenwich; dau. 2nd Duke of Argyll; m 1742 Earl of Dalkeith; m 2nd 1755 Charles Townshend; cr. suo jure 17671717-1794
NA1079Bentinck; Margaret Cavendish (1715-1785); Duchess of Portland; née Cavendish-Harley; dau. of 2nd Earl of Oxford; m 2nd Duke of Portland 17341715-1785
NA19116Strangways; Stephen Fox- (1704-1776); 1st Earl of Ilchester1704-1776
NA69433Warburton; Hugh (1695-1771); Lieutenant-General; devisee in trust and brother-in-law of John Duke of Argyll and Greenwich1695-1771
NA69434Earle; James Rawlinson (fl 1738-1768); Mr; devisee in trust of John Duke of Argyll and Greenwichfl 1738-1768
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