|Content Description||First Party: Richard Briddon, cotton manufacturer of Rocester, Staffordshire, and Mary his wife, only daughter and heir at law of Samuel Nash, deceased of Wirksworth, Derbyshire.|
Second Party: Francis Johnson, gentleman of Parwich, Derbyshire.
Copy lease [Ne 6 D 2/47/76] and release [Ne 6 D 2/47/77] by mortgage from (1) to (2) of a messuage or tenement in Whitwell, Derbyshire in the tenure of William Bowler, and a croft adjoining the messuage; also of several closes including: the Church Piece, the Little Jack Yard, the Jack Yard Close, Upper Jack Yard Close, Great Broad Meadow, Little Broad Meadow, Upper Blake Mires, Middle Blake Mires, Little Blake Mires, the Gundy Meadow, Spring Close, the Clover Meadow, the Rough Meadow, the Rough Meadow Bottom, and Oller Wood, all of which were formerly part of the messuage known as Holme Farm in the parish of Whitwell [details of acreages provided]; also of 2 closes of land in Wirksworth called the Colehills; and also 5 beastgates in Parwich on a parcel of land known as the Hill.
Includes proviso that (1) will cause the sum of £700. with interest to be paid to (2); includes covenants relating to the payment of the mortgage.
Endorsed as being a true copy of the original, examined on 30 May 1794.