Document ReferenceNe D 4630
TitleLease from Sir Francis Holles to Robert Polson of two closes of land in Highgate, London; 10 Sep. 1679
Date10 September 1679
Extent1 membrane
Content DescriptionFirst Party: Sir Francis Holles, baronet, of Wynterbon St Martyn, Dorset.

Second Party: Robert Polson, yeoman, of Highgate, Middlesex.

Lease from (1) to (2) for 39 years or for the lives of the Polson family [specified], of two closes of land in Highgate currently occupied by Francis Blake; reserves to (1) all timber, gravel and sand, ground for making a pond, an island to be made in the middle of the pond and all fish; covenant by (2) to remove all bushes and ferns from the premises and to spread dung; (2) also covenants to construct the pond referred to above [full details provided]; also includes covenants for repairs and maintenance and for the payment of £5 per acre for any land which is ploughed.

Rent: £5 for the first four years and £10 thereafter [payable quarterly].
Termestate business, leases, Highgate (London)
estate business, rents, Highgate (London)
Physical DescriptionEvidence of one pendant seal - no longer present

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA23569Holles; Francis (1627-1692); 2nd Baron Holles of Ifield; succ. 1680; son of Denzel Holles, 1st Baron Holles; father of Denzell Holles, 3rd Baron Holles1627-1692
NA51119Polson; Robert (fl 1679); -; yeoman; leased land in Highgate Londonfl 1679
NA51120Blake; Francis (fl 1679); Mr; 'esquire'; tenant of land in Highgate Londonfl 1679
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