|Content Description||First Party: James Robert Parkin, miller of Limestone Hill in the parish of Tickhill, Yorkshire; Sarah Parkin, spinster of Worksop, Nottinghamshire; and Mary Parkin, spinster of Worksop also, all being the executors named by the will of John Parkin deceased.|
Second Party: Samuel Davy, farmer of Warsop, Nottinghamshire.
Third Party: John Fletcher, gentleman of Whitwell, Derbyshire.
Fourth Party: Henry Keyworth, gentleman of Rufford, Nottinghamshire.
Fifth Party: John Mee, gentleman of East Retford, Nottinghamshire.
Assignment from (1) at the direction of (2) and (3), to (5) of all the property specified in an indenture of lease and release bearing even date [see Ne 6 D 2/47/117]; property includes the following: two equal undivided moieties of a messuage or tenement known as Birks Hall in the parish of Whitwell together with all outbuildings and appurtenances and the following parcels and closes of land: Upper Reynolds, Near Reynolds, Far Reynolds, Stony Croft, Far Wood, Near Wood Close, Upper Daizies, Nether Daizies, Great Tenter Yard, Tenter Yard, Gospel Yard, Wood Close, Wood Nooking, Gospel Spring, the Lane, Well Yard, the Orchard, and part of Ratcliffe Yard; also 3 pews in the parish Church of Whitwell.
Also of a messuage which has been divided into 2 cottages with outbuildings, gardens and orchard at Ratcliffe in the parish of Worksop, with the following parcels of land: part of Ratcliffe Yard, Nether Flat, Upper Flat, Over Field, Near Netherfield, Far Netherfield, Far Carr Close, Near Carr Close, the holt or wood, Carr Meadow, Windmill Close or Smiths Croft, Near Flat, and part of the Pond Close; in all cases acreages are provided; also of a pew in Worksop parish church.
Property is to be held for the several unexpired residue of terms of 500 and 1000 years on trust, to secure the repayment of the sum of £4500 to (4).
Recitals: (a) details of an indenture of demise dated 25 Mar. 1788; (b) details of the will of Thomas Fletcher the elder dated 25 Jan. 1792; (c) fact that Thomas Fletcher the elder died without revoking his will, which was proved in 1797; (d) details of an indenture of demise dated 2 May 1803; (e) fact that William Davy at his death was the owner of one of the undivided moieties of the property described at (d) above, and by his will devised the same to (2); (f) fact that an enclosure act for Worksop was passed in 1803; (g) fact that John Parkin died in 1820 and that his will was subsequently proved; (h) fact that (3) has since paid off all principal monies and interest due as securities to John Parkin; (i) fact that (2) and (3) have occasion to borrow the sum of £4500. and have applied to (4) to lend them the same to which he has agreed to, using the property as security; (j) fact that (1) has agreed to assign the residue of several terms relating to the property to (5).