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First Party: Henry Howard, esquire of Greystoke Castle, Cumberland; Edward Blount, esquire of John Street, St James's Square, Middlesex; and John Wright, banker of Covent Garden, Middlesex.
Second Party: Henry Howard, esquire of Corby Castle, Cumberland.
Third Party: Bernard Edward [Howard, 12th ] Duke of Norfolk.
Fourth Party: Henry Charles [Howard], Earl of Surrey [later 13th Duke of Norfolk] and Charlotte, Countess of Surrey his wife.
Fifth Party: Henry Granville Howard, commonly called Lord Fitzalan [later 14th Duke of Norfolk].
Sixth Party: Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham Clinton [4th]
Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].
Seventh Party: Wollatt Wilmot, esquire of Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
Lease and release from (2), (3), (4) and (5) to (6) of the following property: Worksop Manor with all rights and appurtenances; Shireoaks Manor [Nottinghamshire]; the parsonage and rectory of Worksop with all tithes of corn, grain, hay, wool and lambs; the advowson of Worksop vicarage; the perpetual right of presentation to Shireoaks Chapel; a capital messuage known as Worksop Manor House with courtyards, orchards, gardens and so on; several messuages, farms, lands and woods in Worksop and Shireoaks, Whitwell, Derbyshire and Laughton en le Morthing [Laughton-en-le-Morthen], Yorkshire; capital messuage and all other property amounts to 9185a.3r.33p. and described within the first schedule attached.
Further property includes: a close of land in Laughton measuring 2a.2r.12p.; also of all courts, franchises, rents and other privileges and fruits of seignory buildings, barns, stables, gardens, orchards, lands, mineral rights, woods, waterways and so on.
Property is to be held to various specified uses; to the use of (6) for life; to the use of (7) during (6)'s lifetime in trust for (6); also to the use of (6) and his assigns forever subject to several estates and charges including the following: (i) the estate or interest of [4th?] Duke of Portland for life in tithes arising from the property granted, marked on the plan [wanting]; (ii) the estate of [4th?] Duke of Portland for life of a small portion of land, part of a close marked on the plan; (iii) the estates of several tenants under existing leases and agreements; (iv) that Land Tax is payable, but which does not exceed the annual sum of £20.; (v) several annual sums of £70. and £20. secured on certain parts of the property granted are in Shireoaks, and the tithes are in trust for the officiating minister of Shireoaks Chapel; (vi) the annual sum of £10. is secured on property and tithes in trust for the Chapel clerk to supply surplices and bread and wine for the sacrament; (vii) the annual sum of £10. in trust for the vicar of the parish church of Worksop; (viii) the estate of George William Frederick [Osborne, 6th] Duke of Leeds, of a close of ground; contains usual covenants.
Note that the ninth to sixteenth skins contain schedules referred to by the lease and release; contains a numerical survey and particular of the Worksop Manor estate; lists tenants names, field names, acreages and the number on the corresponding plan [wanting].
Consideration: £370,000.; £44,000. to be paid to (2) at the request of (1), (4) and (5); and £326,000. to be paid to (1) at the request of (3), (4) and (5).
Recitals: (a) details of an indenture dated 26 Dec. 1814; (b) fact that Charles [Howard, 11th] Duke of Norfolk died in 1815 without any male issue; (c) details of an indenture dated 25 Mar. 1817; (d) details of a lease and release dated 21-22 Jun. 1824; (e) details of a lease and release dated 23-24 Jun. 1824; (f) details of an indenture dated 12 Aug. 1837; (g) details of an act of parliament passed in 1-2 Victoria [1837-1839] regarding the settled estates of the Dukes of Norfolk; (h) details of an indenture dated 4 Mar. 1839; (i) details of an indenture [n.d.] endorsed on (a) above; (j) details of an indenture dated 2 Mar. 1839; (k) indenture dated 23 Nov. 1838; (l) indenture of release [enrolled in Chancery] dated 31 Jul. 1838; (m) details of a lease and release dated 14-15 Feb. 1839; (n) details of an indenture of sale between (3), (4), (5) and (6) for the property comprising the Worksop Manor estate; (o) details of an appointment and release dated 13 Mar. 1839; (p) fact that the principal sum of £44,000. secured to (2) by (e) above is still due and owing, but all interest has been paid; (q) agreed that the principal sum of £44,000. will be paid to (2) from the purchase money of £370,000.; (r) all tapestries and other articles which belonged to Worksop Manor and which were not included in the contract for sale have been removed apart from those bits of furniture which have been taken and paid for by (6); and it is admitted and declared by (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) that all fixtures which remain are included in the contract.
Reverse of second skins contains a subsequent indenture of surrender dated 6 Jun. 1839:
First Party: Bernard Edward [Howard, 12] Duke of Norfolk.
Second Party: Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham Clinton [4th]
Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].
Surrender from (1) to (2) of all the hereditaments comprised in the recited indenture at (a) below for the residue of the term of 300 years.
Recitals: (a) details of an indenture dated 26 Dec. 1814 as recited at (a) above; details of an indenture dated 16 Mar. 1839; (c) in consequence of the estate and freehold of (1), the property became vested in Henry Howard of Greystoke, Edward Blount and John Wright, but did not operate as a merger of the term of 300 years surrendered, but believed that an indenture did act as an assignment for the residue of 300 years; (d) (1) agreed for the purpose of merging the residue of the term of 300 years.
Ne 6 D 2/47/142/1 is endorsed with a memorandum dated 8 Jun. 1839 detailing the conveyance of property in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire, including the manor of Shireoaks, by mortgage to James [Lindsay, 7th] Earl of Balcarres [and 24th Earl of Crawford] for securing £90,000. and interest.
Ne 6 D 2/47/142/2 is a copy of Ne 6 D 2/47/142/1; note that no memorandum is endorsed.