|Content Description||First Party: Bernard Edward Howard [12th] Duke of Norfolk.|
Second Party: Henry Charles Howard, commonly called Earl of Surrey [later 13th Duke of Norfolk], and only son and heir apparent of (1).
Third Party: William Charles [Keppel, 4th] Earl of Albemarle.
Fourth Party: Bernard Edward [Howard, 12th] Duke of Norfolk.
(3) grants to (1) the uses, estates, trusts and so on vested in him by the settlement recited at (a) below concerning the advowsons of the rectories, parsonages and churches of 'Framlingham Earl poor England otherwise Polland otherwise Poland Magna Bixley' [Framingham Earl and Bixley, both in Norfolk]; in exchange for a parcel of land in King Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire [boundaries and acreages described] with all buildings, property in the Market Place including messuages and workshops, 2 further messuages with workshop in Castle Green, a parcel of land known as Scargell Knowle [acreages and bonudaries provided], a messuage with outbuildings recently converted to the public gaol for the liberty of Hallamshire; and also of parcels of lands being part of (1)'s settled estates in Yorkshire in Ecclesall and Sheffield, together with land in Fersfield [Grove], Norfolk; also of a close of land in Worksop, Nottinghamshire [boundaries described]; contains usual covenants.
Recitals: (a) details of an indenture of lease, release and appointment dated 24 and 26 Dec. 1814 [see Ne 6 D 2/47/202]; (b) fact that Charles [Howard, 11th] Duke of Norfolk has died without issue; (c) details of an indenture dated 22 Feb. 1817; (d) details of an indenture of lease and release dated 22-23 Nov. ; (e) details of a [common] recovery with treble voucher suffered in the Court of Common Pleas during the last Michaelmas term; (f) the rectories and parsonages to be conveyed and exchanged are detached from the other parts of the family estates of (1) and therefore are not desirable to be held with them; (g) the fee simple of the estates of (1) have recently been purchased by himself with private monies amounting to the sum of £4541., and that the advowsons of the rectories, parsonages or churches have been valued by the Equitable Assurance Office, London; (h) (3) at the request of (1) has agreed to convey and exchange the advowsons and hereditaments for the fee simple estates of (1).
Copy examined with the original on 8 Jun. 1839