Document ReferencePl F5/1/10
TitleRevocation of uses in the Duke of Portland's marriage settlement and conveyance of paternal estates upon trust to sell or mortgage to pay debts; 31 Jan.-1 Feb. 1777. Further revocation; 8-9 Jan. 1783. Appointment of new trustees; 11-12 Aug. 1789
Date31 January 1777-1 February 1777
8 January 1783-9 January 1783
11 August 1789-12 August 1789
Extent2 + 10 membranes
Content DescriptionFirst Party: William Henry Cavendish, Duke and Earl of Portland, Marquess of Titchfield, Viscount Woodstock and Baron of Cirencester.

Second Party: Dorothy, Duchess of Portland (wife of (1)).

Third Party: John Heaton of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, Esq.

Fourth Party: Lord George Augustus Cavendish; and Lord Frederick Cavendish.

Fifth Party: Lord Edward Charles Cavendish Bentinck.

Sixth Party: Lord John Cavendish; Robert Palmer of the parish of St George Bloomsbury, Middlesex, Esq.; and Robert Dent of Fleet Street, London, banker.

Revocation by (1) of the uses and trusts of his marriage settlement (Pl F5/1/5) relating to the paternal estates (specified) in Cumberland, Buckinghamshire and Middlesex (Soho).

Lease and release by (1) to (6) of his estates in Cumberland, Buckinghamshire and Soho upon trust to sell or mortgage them and apply the proceeds in repayment of (1)'s debts, per the schedule given in a book marked 'P' (see Pl F5/5/1), and in the meantime to use the rental income from the premises to pay the interest on the debts of (1).

Recites the marriage settlement of (1) and (2) (Pl F5/1/5) and subsequent deeds of 1771 and 1776 and the other deeds forming part of the current resettlement (Pl F5/1/8-9).

Certification of registration at the Middlesex Deeds Registry, 9 Sept. 1796: B5 Nos. 18, 20 and 22 (for the original deeds and the endorsements of 1783 and 1789 respectively).

Endorsed, lease of 8 Jan. 1783 on lease and release of 9 Jan. 1783 on release:

Further revocation of the trusts of the 1766 marriage settlement and conveyance of the paternal estates in Middlesex, Buckinghamshire and Cumberland by (1) to (6) freed from the uses and trusts of that settlement consequent to the resettling of the Marylebone estate by indentures of 7-9 Jan. 1783 etc. in view of doubts having arisen about the effectiveness of the original deeds of 1776-1777 purporting to have the same effect.

Endorsed, lease of 11 Aug. 1789 on lease and release of 12 Aug. 1789 on release:

First Party: William Henry Cavendish, Duke of Portland.

Second Party: Lord John Cavendish and Robert Dent.

Third Party: William Wentworth, Earl Fitzwilliam and John Heaton.

Appointment of (3) as new trustees, retirement of Dent from the trust and continuance of Lord John Cavendish as trustee, and lease and release to (3) of the trust estate.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA37700Heaton; John (-1818); of Burlington Street, London; agent to Duke of Portland-1818
NA1080Bentinck; Dorothy (1750-1794); Duchess of Portland; née Cavendish; dau. of 4th Duke of Devonshire; m 3rd Duke of Portland 17661750-1794
NA32429Cavendish; George A. (-1794); Lord; 2nd son of 3rd Duke of Devonshire-1794
NA11808Cavendish; John (1732-1796); Lord; son of 3rd Duke of Devonshire; Portland trustee; M.P.1732-1796
NA33253Cavendish; W. Frederick (1729-1803); Lord; son of 3rd Duke of Devonshire; Field Marshal1729-1803
NA1095Bentinck; Edward C. Cavendish (1744-1819); Lord; 2nd son of 2nd Duke of Portland1744-1819
NA59122Dent; Robert (fl 1777-1804); Mr; bankerfl 1777-1804
NA59123Palmer; Robert (-1787); Mr; agent to the Duke of Bedford-1787
NA9656Fitzwilliam; William Wentworth- (1748-1833); 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam; succ. 1756; 4th Earl Fitzwilliam in Irish Peerage; 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam of Norborough in English Peerage; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1794-17951748-1833
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