|Content Description||First Party: John Davy, yeoman of Lindus, Nottinghamshire and one of the devisees of the will of John Renshaw, deceased; and Catherine, wife of John Davy.|
Second Party: Rev. John Wright of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire; and Mary Parsons, widow of Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, both being the surviving trustees of the will of John Thorp, deceased.
Third Party: William Davy, yeoman of Warsop, Nottinghamshire and Elizabeth his wife; and Thomas Fletcher, gentleman of Whitwell, Derbyshire and Elizabeth his wife, Davy and Fletcher being the other two devisees of the will of John Renshaw, deceased.
Fourth Party: William Morton, farmer of 'Belph Grange' in the parish of Whitwell, Derbyshire.
Lease [Ne 6 D 2/47/82] and release [Ne 6 D 2/47/83] from (1) to (2) of all the undivided third part of the property devised by the will of John Renshaw including a messuage or tenement called 'Birks' in the parish of Whitwell, and the following closes and parcels of enclosed land: Upper Reynolds, Near Reynolds, Far Reynolds, Stoney Croft, Far Wood Close, Near Wood, 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 of a dwellinghouse, outbuildings, etc at Ratcliffe in the parish of Worksop and the following parcels and closes of arable land: part of Ratcliffe Yard, Nether Flat, Upper Flat, Over Field, Near Netherfield, Far Netherfield, Ox Close, Far Carr Close, Near Carr Close, the holt or wood, and Carr Meadow; in all cases details of acreages are provided; property is to be held to various specified uses including that one moiety of the undivided third part of the property is to be released to the use of (3); includes usual covenants including a covenant to levy a fine of the property.
Further witnesses that in consideration of the sum of £400., (2) at the request of (1) have assigned to (4) the third part or share of the property above mentioned; property is to be held for the unexpired residue of the term of 1000 years in trust for (3).
Consideration: £900. (£400. of which to be paid to (2)).
Recitals: (a) fact that John Renshaw has died but made a will dated 13 Jul. 1782; (b) details of an indenture of mortgage by demise dated 29 Sep. 1786 [see Ne 6 D 2/47/81]; (c) the principal sum of £400 is still due and owing to (2) but all interest has been paid; (d) fact that (3) has agreed with (1) for the absolute purchase of his third part of the property for the sum of £900, of which £400. will be paid to (2).