|Content Description||First Party: Rev. Thomas Chamberlain Bigsby Chamberlain, of North Wheatley, Nottinghamshire [as trustee for the children of Catherine Whitington as follows: Emily Chamberlain, Catherine Wright, Fanny E. Whitington, Bertha M. Whitington, and Charles E. Whitington].|
Second Party: Henry P.A.D. [Pelham-Clinton] 7th Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].
Conveyance from (1) to (2) of Merryfield Close in Tuxford, measuring 3 acres 1 rood and 21 perches [details of boudaries given, and property shown on accompanying plan]; (1) acknowledges (2)'s right to the production of the recited indenture.
Recitals: (a) fact that John Moss of Walesby, deceased, was seised of the property in question, and by his will of 9 May 1844 gave part of his personal estate to the executors of his will to sell and to invest the profits from the sale for the benefit of his wife Mary Moss during her life, then to his daughter Catherine [Whitington], and afterwards to Catharine's children; (b) fact that John Moss died 16 May 1844; (c) fact that Mary Moss died 27 Feb. 1847; (d) fact that one of the executors died 17 Feb. 1876; (e) fact that Catherine Whitington died 28 Nov. 1884; (f) fact that Catherine Whitington left issue; (g) fact that none of the property in question was previously sold or mortgaged; (h) fact that the property in question was conveyed by the executors of the will to (1) for the benefit of the children of Catherine Whitington by an indenture dated 18 Apr. 1885; (i) fact that Peter Whitington died 1885; (j) fact that (1) has agreed to sell the property to (2).
Includes a plan with the property in question situated adjacent to Merryfields Farm on the Marnham Road; the piece of land is coloured pink; drawn to a scale of 25.344 inches to 1 statute mile.
Ne 6 D 2/42/297/2 is a declaration by Mr Thorold T. Briggs concerning the title of (1) to the property in question, dated 12 Mar. 1892.
Ne 6 D 2/42/297/3 is a group of 13 marriage certificates and burial certificates for various family members and the exectors of the will [note that some are duplicated], dated 1837-1888.
Note that the wrapper for these items gives the vendor's name as 'Rev. Thomas Chane'.
Ne 6 D 2/42/298 contains a draft version of this deed of conveyance.