|Content Description||First Party: Henry P.A.D. [Pelham-Clinton], 7th Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].|
Second Party: John William Scott esquire of Roslevan, Co. Clare, Ireland; and Edward William Pelham-Clinton of 81 Eccleston square, London [as mortgagees of the 7th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne].
Third Party: Rev. Robert Lay Page; Rev. Walter James Wyon; and Rev. William Black [Clerks in Holy Orders and Members and Trustees on behalf of the Society known as the Society of the Mission Priests of St John the Evangelist of Cowley St John, Oxfordshire].
Appointment and grant by (1) and (2) to (3) of firstly the advowson donative or perpetual right of patronage to the Vicarage of Worksop; subject to certain life annuities, but indemnified from mortgages dated 11 Jun. 1839 and 3 Sep. 1867 [see recitals below]; and secondly a building at Radford in the parish of Worksop called the Old Abbey or Abbey Gate House, lately used as a boys school, together with a roadway on the northern side of the premises measuring 10 feet wide, and a roadway on the western side of the premises measuring 6 feet wide; premises were purchased by Anne Adele Hope in 1877.
Property is to be held by (3) for the purposes and benefit of the Society of Mission Priests of St John the Evangelist; includes provisos re. leasing or selling off the property, and re. the appointment of new trustees.
(1) covenants to pay the aforementioned annuities in full, and to indemnify (3) when appropriate.
Recitals: (a) fact that the property firstly described and other property was conveyed by way of mortgage to the use of Richard Arkwright dated 10-11 Jun. 1839, property was then vested in trust to William Eaton Mousley; (b) fact that the aforementioned mortgage debt was transferred to Digby H.R. Wingfield, John William Scott, Edward William Pelham-Clinton, and Alexander Edward Fraser by indenture dated 3 Sep. 1867; (c) fact that Digby H.R. Wingfield died 7 Jul. 1884, and Alexander Edward Fraser died on 20 Sep. 1885; (d) fact that equity in mortgage became vested in the 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; (e) fact that the 5th Duke made a codicil to his will dated 21 Jul. 1856; (f) fact that the 5th Duke died in Oct. 1864; (g) fact that the property secondly described was purchased by Anne Adele Hope and conveyed to the uses of the will of the 5th Duke; (h) fact that the 6th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne became tenant for life of the estate devised by the will of the 5th Duke, but died in 1879; (i) recites indenture of re-settlement dated 29 Sep. 1885; (j) fact that the property is subject to a mortgage debt of £125,000 and annuities of £600; (k) fact that only £20,000 remains owing on the mortgage; (l) fact that (1) and (2) have agreed to appointment the property to (3).
Accompanied by correspondence concerning the promised conveyance of the 'old road to the west of the Priory Church' [Priorswell Road?] to the Vicar and Churchwardens [of Worksop], dated 13 Apr.-11 Nov 1899.
See also deeds appointing new trustees, dated 1912-1947 [Ne 6 D 2/48/210].