Document ReferenceNe 6 D 2/13/20-21
TitleLease and release from John Legh to John Holles, 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne of the manor of Clumber, Nottinghamshire; 14-15 Oct. 1694
Date14 October 1694-15 October 1694
Extent2 membranes
Content DescriptionFirst Party: John Legh, esquire of Adlington, Cheshire.

Second Party: John [Holles, 3rd] Duke of Newcastle [upon Tyne].

Lease [Ne 6 D 2/13/20] and release [Ne 6 D 2/13/21] from (1) to (2) of the manor of Clumber, Nottinghamshire, and also of a messuage with appurtenances in Clumber, in the parish of Worksop, Nottinghamshire together with all tithes of hay, previously all part of the dissolved monastery of Worksop; also of a further messuage with appurtenances in Clumber, previously belonging to the dissolved priory of Newstead; also of closes of land in Clumber known as the Rough Close, the Common Piece; 47a lying on the south side of the River Palter [Poulter], and several woods known as Warwood and Kartagwood; contains usual covenants.

Recites that some of the deeds and writings relating to the property for the title of (1), show that the property is charged with an annuity of £50. for the provision or maintenance of an organist and six choristers in the parish church of Prestbury, Cheshire [see Ne 6 D 2/13/12]; for the indemnification (2), (1) covenants to secure (2) from any payments arising from the annuity.

Consideration: £2000.
Termestate business, conveyances, Clumber (Nottinghamshire)
manors, Clumber (Nottinghamshire)
tithes, Clumber Park (Nottinghamshire)
patronage, ecclesiastical
financial affairs, annuities
Physical DescriptionTwo applied seals - red wax

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA53332Legh; John (fl 1694); Mr; 'esquire'; of Adlington Cheshirefl 1694
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
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