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 [draft] ABSTRACT Of the Title of Mr Richard Mallam and his mortgagees to Freehold property at Sutton Courtney and Milton in the Coy of Berks

15th & 16th May 1723 By Indentures of Lease and Release of these dates the Release between John Hatchaside of Sutton Courtney Com Berks yeoman Brother and Heir of James Hatchaside the younger then late of Sutton Courtney aforesaid yeoman deceased who was son and heir of James Hatchaside the elder then late of Sutton Courtney afsd yeoman deceased John Curtis the elder of Sutton aforesaid nephew and Heir apparent of said John Hatchaside of the first part Robert Wicks the elder of Drayton sd Com Berks yeoman and Richard Alnutt of Sutton Courtney afsd Malster of the 2nd part and John Curtis the your and Thos Curtis sons of sd John Curtis the elder of the 3rd part

It Was Witnessed that said John Hatchaside and John Curtis the elder in conson of the natural love and affection which they had and bore unto said John Curtis the your & Thomas Curtis sons of the said John Curtis the elder and for the Settling and establishing of the messuages or tenements arable lands meadow and Pasture ground and Commons with the appurtenances thereinafter mentd To and for the several uses intents and purposes therein limited declared and appointed and for the nominal conson therein mentioned and for other good causes &c They said John Hatchaside and John Curtis the elder did grant alien Bargain sell release and confirm unto said Robert Wicks and Richard Alnutt (in their actual posson &c) and to their heirs and assd for ever (inter alia)

All that half yard Lands with the appurts then late in the occon of said James Hatchaside the elder and then of said John Hatchaside lying and being in Sutton Courtney afsd containing by estimon nine acres and an half be the same more or less together with common of Pasture thereto belonging for one horse beast in the moor and Shidney and for twenty sheep to go depasture and feed
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at all usual times in the commons and commonable places of Sutton Courtney afsd which said half yard Lands and Commons were theretofore purchased by said James Hatchaside the elder to him and his heirs of and from John Lydall and Hercules Lydall or one of them

And also all that one acre and an half of arable land with the appurts (be the same more or less lying and being in the Common Fields of Sutton Courtney aforesaid one acre whereof lyeth behind the town in a Furlong called Docky Lands shooting East and West the Land then late of Hercules Lydall and then of sd John Hatchaside lying on the North Side thereof and Andrews Land then late in the occupon of Richard Grove and then of Susannah Katchaside Wo lying in the South and the half acre thereof lyeth in the Middle Field in Sowbrooke Furlong shootg East and West the Lands of Mr Woollacot lyg on both sides thereof and also one Horseleaze or Common for one horse to be from time to time taken in the Moores and Shidney and other Commonable Places of the upend of Sutton Courtney afsd according to the custom and usage there which said one acre and an half and commons were then late in the occupation of Thomas Trewlock and ere then in the occupation of Hatchaside the elder his undertenants or Assigns and were then lately purchased by said James Hatchaside the elder to him and his heirs of and from said Thomas Trewlock

And also all those three acres of Arable Land with the appurts, be the same more or less, lying & being dispersed in the Common Fields of Sutton Courtney aforesaid as thereinafter mentioned, that is to say, one acre thereof lyeth in a field there called Great West Field in Mere Furlong between
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the land then late of Andrew White and then of Richard Small on the South side thereof and the Land then late of Thomas Buckeridge and then of ye Wo Katchaside on the North side thereof One acre more lyeth in Highbrook Furlong in a field there called Yonder Field the land then late of Richard Bonniwell and then of Wm Bonniwell on the North side thereof and the Land then late of the Wo White and then of Francis Justice the elder on the south side thereof two roods more thereof lyeth in Sheepstall in the Down field shootg East and West whereof one of them adjoins to the Millway and lieth between the land then late of Thomas Shard and then of Mr Blandy on the South and the land then late of Thos Woollascat Gent on the north and the other of them lyeth near the mere there between the Land then late of sd Thomas Shard & then of Mr Blandy and said Thomas Woollascot and the other half acre residue of said three acres lyeth in the upfield shooting upon Little Moore ditch Furlong the Land then late of John Loder and then of Mr Cole on the West and the land then late of John Knight and then of Mr Thomas Pope on the East And also one bow Leaze thereto belonging called a Free Leaze in the Upend of Sutton Courtney afsd and in the Moores Shidney and other Commonable places in Sutton Courtney afsd which said three acres of arable land with the appurts and said Cowleaze said James Katchaside the elder theretofore purchased to him and his heirs of and from Daniel West

And also All those five acres and an half of arable land and one acre of Meadow be the same More or less, lying and being dispersed within the Fields and Precincts of Sutton Courtney afsd thereafter particularly mentioned, that is to say, one acre thereof
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lyeth in Brook Furlong the Land then late in the occupation of Richard Blake and then of Spindler on the North side thereof one other acre lyeth in the same Furlong the land then late of William Andrews and then of Thomas Whichelow on the north side thereof One half acre more thof lyeth in Little Moor Ditch in Pulpitt Furlong a path called Didcott path lying on the East side thof one half acre more thereof lyeth in Uplong Lands the land then late of John Bartlett and then of sd John Curtis on the East side and the land then late of Andrew White and then Richard Small on the West side thereof one other half acre lyeth in Uplong Lands the Land the late of John Rayer [Bayer?] and then of Richard Wilder on the East and the Land then late of Martin Titchborn and then of said John Curtis on the West side thereof One other half acre shooteth upon a Close end theretofore of Geo Whichelowe the land then late of Andrew White and then of Thomas Pope on the North and the land then late of John Bartlett and then of Thomas Justice on the South One half acre more thof lyeth in Yonder field in Woo Furlong next unto a hedge called Small Hedge there on the East side One other half acre thereof lyeth in Great West field in a Furlong called Dedlaines the half acre of Thos Justice lying next on the West side thof One half acre more thof lyeth in the Middle Furlong between the Wayes in the Upfield of Sutton Courtney afsd the Land of Francis Justice the your on the South side and of Richard Small on the North side One acre of Meadow in Down Mead the land of Katherine Collins Wo[widow?] on the West and of Richard Small on the East side thof togr with Com of Pasture for one Cow or Rother Beast to go depasture and Feed in the Moores Fields and Commonable places of the
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of the Upend of Sutton Courtney afsd which sd 5a & 1/2 of arable land one acre of Meadow & Corn[?] said James Hatchaside ye elder then lately purchased to him and his heirs of and from Edmond Martin

And also all those two acres of meadow ground lying and being in a Mead in Sutton Courtney afsd called Down Mead Mr Woollascotts five acres lying on the East side thof and one acre of Richard Small on the West side thof which said 2 acres of Meadow said James Hatchaside the elder then lately purchased to him & his heirs of & from Thomas Trewlock & Bartholomew Bags & Mary his wife & the same were then in the posson of said John Hatchaside Togr withall ways &c And the Eun[?] &c and all the Este &c

To hold unto said Robert Wicks and Richard Allnutt & their heirs To the several uses ints and purps thinr mentd & his Assigns for & during the term of his natural life without unpt of Waste To the use & behoof of sd John Curtis the elder & his Asss for & during the term of his natl life To the use and behoof of sd Thos Curtis son of said John Curtis the elder his heirs & assigns for ever Exted by said John Hatchaside & John Curtis Senr and attested

16th & 17th March 1728 By Indres of Lease and Release of these dates betn said John Curtis the elder of the 1st part and sd Robt Wicks the elder & Rd Alnutt of 2d part & sd John Curtis the your & Thos Curtis of 3rd part Reciting that said John Curtis the elder in Hilary term then last past did acknowle & levy unto sd Wicks & Allnutt & their heirs or the heirs of one of them one fine sur conuzee de droit of interalia all said abstd prems

It was witnessed and it was thereby declared that sd Fine should ensure as to said Prems To the use of said John Curtis the elder & his Afsd for life - Rems To the use of said Thomas Curtis son of sd F[?] Curtis the elder his heirs & Asss for ever
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5th August 1738 Articles of Agreement bipartite between sd Thos Curtis of the 1st part Elizth Bradgate of the City of Oxford the Relict and Extrix of Richd Bradgate of the same city vintner decd and Elizth Bradgate daughter of sd Richard & Elizth of the 2nd part & Gilbert Malther of the City of London Merchant and John Pottell of the University of Oxford Gent of the 3rd part. Reciting (inter alia) that a Marriage was intended shortly to be solemnized between said Thos Curtis and said Elizth Bradgate the daughter for the consons therein mentioned It was amongst other things covenanted by sd Thos Curtis that within 3 months after the solemnization of sd intd Marriage he would by good and sufficient conveyances and assurances in the Law Settle convey and assure All the Messuages Lands Tenements & Heredits whereof he was seized in Sutton Courtney in the County of berks which premises were then let at the yearly of 12 and were then in the posson of Mr James Curtis with the appurts. To the use of sd Thos Curtis and his Assigns for life. Rem To the use of the sd Elizth his intd Wife for her life, and after the determination of that Estate. To the use of the Heirs of the body of sd Elizth his intended Wife by said Thos Curtis lawfully to be begotten and for default of such issue. To the use of the right Heirs of sd Thos Curtis for ever. Duly executed by sd Thos Curtis Elizth Bradgate the Elder and John Pottell.

7th & 8th Jany 1738 N.B. These deeds should no doubt have been dated in 1839 PW

By Indres of Lease & Release of these dates the Release between sd Thos Curtis then of the City of Oxford in the Coy of Oxford Apothecary & sd Elizth then his wife of the 1st part sd Elizth Bradgate Wo of the 2nd part & Gilbert Malther of the City of London Merchant and John Pottell of the University of Oxford Gent of the 3rd part. It was Witnessed that in conson of a Marriage already had & solemnized between sd Thos Curtis & Elizth his wife and in pursuance and part performance of sd last Abstd Articles of Agreement and in conson of
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400 to sd T Curtis paid by sd Elizth Bradgate the mother as and for the Marriage portion of sd Elizth her daughter and in full of her share and proportion of the Estate of sd R Bradgate decd the rect being the same sum mentd to be paid to said Thos Curtis by Elizth Bradgate the mother by sd Marriage Articles and for the settling and assuring of the Messuages Lands & Tenements therein mentd to and for the several uses hust intents and purposes therein limited and declared pursuant to the Marriage Articles before mentd and for the nominal conson therein expressed sd Thos Curtis did grant bargain Sell Alien remise release & confirm unto Gilbert Malther & John Pottell in their actual possession for[?] and to their Heirs. Said Abstracted premises All which premises were then in the tenure of James Curtis Brother of the said Thos Curtis and held by sd Jas Curtis of sd Thos Curtis as the yearly rent of 12. Togr with all Houses etc[?] And the Reversion etc [?] And all the Estate etc[?] To hold unto sd Gilbert Malthew & John Pottell their Heirs and Assigns To & for the several uses husts intents & purposes following (that is to say) To the use & behoof of sd Thos Curtis & his Assigns for & during the term of his natural life. To the use & behoof of sd Elizth his wife & her Assigns during the term of her natural life. To the use & behoof of the Heirs of the body of Elizth by sd Thos begotten or to be begotten and for default of such issue. Then To the use & behoof of the right Heirs of said Thomas Curtis for ever. Covenant by sd T Curtis that he was lawfully seized had good right to convey for quiet enjoyment free from Incumbrances and for further assurance. Executed by Thos Curtis & Elizth Curtis & attest & rect indorses
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7th February 1784 Sd Thos Curtis by his will of this date duly executed in the presence of 3 witnesses ratified & confirmed the settlement made on his said Marriage and appointed Executed of his sd Will who duly proves same in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury the 3rd July 1784

41st George 3rd Award of this date under the hands & seals of George Miller, John Davis & Wm Bushnell Gent Commy named in & appointed by virtue of an Act of Parliament passed in the 41st year of the reign of his then present Majesty intitutes "An Act for tableiding Allotting & Inclosing the Open and common fields Common Meadows Common Pastures Commonable Lands & Grounds within the Parish of Sutton Courtney & the Hamlet of Sutton Wick in the same parish in the Coy of Berks" Whereby sd Comms did allott & award to Wm Curtis the Elder Son & Heir at Law of sd Thos Curtis decd by Elizth his wife also decd in lieu of his Lands Rights of Common & other rights & props thereto belonging in and over th open fields & commonable Lands by sd Act intd to be tableided & inclosed. All that Plot or Piece of Land or Ground sit in Grt West Field contg 18A 2 p4

9th & 10th May 1805 By Indres of Lease & Release of these dates the Release between the last named Wm Curtis therein described of Islington in the County of Middx Gent the Eldest son & Heir of the body of Thos Curtis then late of the University of Oxford Apothecary decd by Elizth his wife also decd & Mary the Wife of Wm Curtis of the one part & John Russ of Sutton Courtney afsd yeoman of the other part. Reciting sd Abstd Indres of Lease & Release of the 7th & 8th Jany 1738
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And also Reciting sd Abstd Will of sd Thos Curtis decd And also Reciting said Abstracted Award And also Reciting that sd Wm Curtis had contracts & agreed with sd John Russ for the absolute sale of the fee simple of & in sd Plot or for the price or sum of 800. It was Witnessed that in pursuance & performance of sd Contract & agreement and in conson of sd sum of 800 to sd Wm Curtis paid by sd John Russ the rect etc[?] he sd Wm Curtis Did Grant bargain sell Alien release & confirm unto sd John Russ (in his actual posson etc[?]) & to his heirs. All that sd plot or piece of Land or Ground situate in Great West field in Sutton Courtney aforesaid contg 18A 2r 14p bounded by the fourth allotment to Thos Curtis Lands in the Parish of Milton & by the Milton Road The fences of which allottment (if any) should be made agst the 4th Allotmt to Thos Curtis on the East & against the Milton Road. Together with all ways etc[?] And the Reversion etc[?] And all the Estate etc[?] And also all Deeds etc[?] To hold unto & To the only proper use & behoof of sd John Russ his Heirs & Asss for ever. Covenant by sd Wm Curtis for himself & Mary his wife during the then present Easter term or some other subsequent term to levy a fine Sur Conuzance etc[?] to sd John Russ & his Heirs which should ensure To the only use & behoof of sd John Russ his Heirs & Asss for ever Covenant by sd Wm Curtis that he was rightfully seized - had good right to convey - for quiet Enjoyment free from incumbrances and for further assurance. Executed by sd Wm Curtis & Mary Curtis & attested and receipt indorsed
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Easter Term 45th Geo 3rd Indres of ffine levied in pursuance of last Abstracted Indres bet sd John Russ Plt[?] & sd Wm Curtis & Mary his wife before 25 Acres of Land 5 Acres of Meadow and 3 Acres of Pasture with the Appurts in Sutton Courtney. [Deleted paragraph reads: Mr John Russ died intestate Whereupon the above premises descended to his Heir at Law Mr Henry Russ]
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30th Nov 1832 By Indre of Feoffment of this date made between the said Henry Russ of Sutton Courtney in the Coy of Berks Gentn. the only surviving brother and Heir at Law of John Russ late of Sutton Courtney afsd Gent decd and Catherine his Wife of the 1st pt John Mallam of Milton in the sd Coy of Berks Gent. of the 2nd pt and Henry Knapp of Abingdon in the sd Coy of Berks Gentn of the 3rd pt.

Reciting the sd abstracted Indres of Le & Rele of the 9 & 10 May 1805 and the Fine levied in pursuance of the Covt for that purpose in the sd Indre of Rele contd.

And reciting death of the sd J Russ on the 24 April 1825 unmarried and intestate leaving the sd H Russ his only Brother and heir at Law him surviving and Letters of Admon to the Effects of the sd J Russ were granted to the said H Russ on the 19th June 1826

And reciting that immedly upon the death of the sd J Rees the sd H Russ entered upon the premes and had ever since continued seized thereof

And reciting that the sd J Mallam had contracted and agreed with the sd H Russ for the purchase of the fee simple of the said plot or piece of land & or ground & heredits with the appurts for the summ of 1050,

It is witnessed that in execution of the sd Contract and in conson of 1050 to the sd H Russ paid by the sd J Mallam the receipt etc[?] He the sd H Russ did give grant alien enfeoff and confirm unto sd J Mallam and his hrs All that sd plot or piece of land or Ground situate in Great West Field in Sutton Courtney
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aforesaid contg 18A 2r 14p bounded by the 4th Allotment to Thomas Curtis Lands in the parish of Milton and by the Milton Road

Together with all ways etc

And the reversion etc

And all the Este etc

And all deeds etc To hold the same with the appurts unto the sd J Mallam & hus hrs To te uses intents & purposes thrinar limited expressed & declared (that is to say) To the use of such peron and persons and for such Estate or Estates Int & Ints with under and subject to such powers provisos and declons as the sd J Mallam by any deed or deeds Writing or Writings with or without power of revocation tobe by him sealed and delivered in the presence of and attested by one two or more credible witness or witnesses or by his last will and Testament in writing or any writing purporting to be his last will and Testament or any Codicil thereto to be by him signed and published in the presence of and attested by three or more Credible Witnesses shod from time to time direct limit or appoint and in default of such Apptt To the use of the sd J Mallam & his ass for and during the term of his Natural life without impeachment for waste With Remr To the use of the sd H Knapp his Exs & ads during the actual life of the sd J Mallam In trust for the sd J Mallam and his ass and to the intent that the present or any future wife of the sd J Mallam might not be entitled to dower With Remr To the use and Behoof of the sd J Mallam his hrs & ass for ever

Covenant by the sd H Russ for himself and Catherine his Wife to levy a fine Sur Conuzse etc
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unto the sd J Mallam and his hrs which shod ensure etc Covenant by the sd H Russ that he was lawfully seized - had full power to grant - for quiet enjoyment - free from incumbs and for further assurance

Executed by the sd Henry Russ Catherine Russ and John Mallam and attested Receipt for conson money endorsed signed and witnessed

Memorandum endorsed on abstracted Indre that on the day and year Pt[?] there within written that seiyin[?] had been given by the sd H Russ to the sd J Mallam
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3rd Wm 4th Indres of Fine levied in pussd of the last abrt drivre letter John Mallam Plt & H Russ & Catherine his wife Deforcts of One messe - 2 Barns - 2 Stables - 1 Orchard - 1 Garden 20 Acres of Land - 5 Acres of Meadow - 5 Acres of pasture Common of pasture with Appts in Sutton Courtney As to the same Allotment tor pfry palring under John Mallams will

We have not the Prob: or a Co: of this Will PM

Will of John Mallam

13 June 1859 We have only one attested Copy of this Deed BW

By Indre of this date made between George Smith formerly of Faringham in the Coy of Kent but then of Warlingham in the Coy of Surrey Yeoman Surviving Devisee in Trust and Executor under the Will of John Mallam deceased of the 1st pt John Phillips of Down in the Coy of Kent and Mary his wife late Mary Mallam Spinster daughter of the said John Mallam of the 2nd pt Thomas Phillips of Eynesford in the same Coy Farmer and Elizabeth his wife late Elizabeth Mallam Spinster daughter of the said John Mallam of the 3rd pt and Richard Mallam of Milton in the Coy of Berks Yeoman of the 4th pt

Reciting that John Mallam late of Milton in the Coy of Berks decd duly made his last Will and Testament in writing bearing date the 28th Feb 1825 and thereby gave and devised unto his Brother Benjamin Mallam and the said George Smith All his (the said Testator's) Freehold Messes or Tenements Cottages Farms land closes heres & estates whatsoever situate and being in Milton afsd and elsewhere in the said Coy of Berks with their & every of their appurts To hold the same unto and
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to the use of the said B Mallam and George Smith his heirs and assigns In trust nevless for his (the said Testator's) Son the said Richard Mallam his heirs and ass charged and chargeable with the payment of an Annuity or yearly sum of 80 clear of land Tax and other dedons to his (the said Testors) Wife Mary Mallam and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life which said Annuity or yearly sum the said Testator directed should be in full satisfaction of all down and thirds which have or claim in all or any of his (the said Testators) freehold heres and premises And should be paid and payable on the days in his said Will mentd And the said Testator by his said Will charged and made chargeable all his said freehold heres & premes with the payment of the further sums of 500 a piece which he gave thereout to his daughters the said Mary Mallam and Elizabeth Mallam and Elizabeth Mallam when and as the y shod arrive to their respective ages of 21 yrs or days of Marriage which should first happen with Int thron at the rate in the said Will Mentioned until payment thereof And the said Testator by his said will also charged and made chargeable all his said freehold heredits and premes with the payment of the further sum of 500 a piece which he gave thereout to his aid daughters Mary Mallam and Elizabeth Mallam respectively And the said Testator further directed that the said last mentd sums of 500 a piece which he gave to his said Daughters should not be raised or paid to them or either of them until after the decease of his sd Wife Mary Mallam but without any Interest in the meantime And the said Testator further appointed the said Benjn Mallam and George Smith Executors of his said Will

And reciting that the said Testator made a codicil
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to his sd Will bearing date the third day of June 1834 whereby he directed that in addition to the annuity of 80 by his said will before given to his sd wife she should receive a further sum of 20 per annum so long as she might continue his widow and the said Testor aoointed her to be Executrix of his said will with the before mentioned Executors and the said Testor by his Codicil further directed that his Son Richard Mallam should not come unto posson of any part of his before mentioned estates until he shod have attained the age of 25 years And reciting that the said Testor made a further Codicil to his sd Will dated 24 Dec 1834 and thereby gave and bequeathed to his sd Daughter Mary Mallam the further sum of 20 per annum in addition to what he had given her in his said Will to be paid yearly by his son the said Richard Mallam out of his (the sd Testor's) real estate after the decease of his (the sd Testor's) Wife should his said daughter Mary Mallam then remain single And the said Testor further directed that should the said Mary Mallam Marry then payment of the 20 should cease And the sd Testor also gave and bequeathed to his Daur the sd E Mallam the further sum of 20 per annum in addition to what he had given her in his sd Will to be paid yearly by his Son the said Richard Mallam out of his real Estate after the dece of his (the sd Testor's) said Wife shod his sd daughter Elizabeth Mallam then remain single And the sd Testor further directed that should the sd Elizabeth Mallam marry then the payment of the 20 should cease And the said Testator thereby ratified and confirmed his said will in all other particulars thereof

And reciting that the sd Testor died on the 30th June 1835 without having revoked or altered his said Will saving and excepting so far as the same
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was altered by his said Codicils And the said Will and Codicils were duly proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury by the said B Mallam G Smith and Mary Mallam on the 12th Octr 1835 And reciting that the sd B. Mallam died on the 24th Sept 1838 and was buried at Ewell in the Coy of Surrey leaving the said G Smith & M Mallam (the Widow of the Testor) him surviving

And reciting that the sd Mary Mallam (The Widow of the said Testor) died on the 23rd April 1858 having by her Will dated the 15th Aug 1857 appointed the said Richard Mallam & Henry Still her Exors who duly proved the sd Will in H M's Ct of Probate on the 7th July 1858

And reciting that all arrears of the 2 sd several Annuities so bequeathed to the said Mary Mallam the Widow of the sd Testor as afsd had been duly paid and satisfied

And reciting that the said Mary Mallam then the said Mary Phillips was married to the said J Phillips afsd on the 5th Novr 1840 and the said Elizabeth Mallam now the said Elizabeth Phillips was married to the said Thomas Phillips at Milton afsd on the 21st July 1841

And reciting that the d 2 several legacies of 500 so bequeathed as aforesaid by the said Will of the sd J Mallom to the sd Mary Mallam now Mary Phillips together with all Interest due thereon had been duly paid and discharged as each of them the said J Phillips & M Phillips did thereby acknowledge

And reciting that the like's 2 several legacies of 300 so bequeathed as afsd by the sd Will of the sd J Mallam to the sd Elizabeth Mallam now Elizabeth Phillips together with all Interest due thereon had been duly paid & discharged as each
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of them the sd J Phillips and E Phillips did thereby acknowledge

And reciting that the said R Mallam attained his age of 25 years in the year 18..

And reciting that the G. Smith as such surviving Trustee as afsd had agreed at the request of the said R. Mallam to convey to him the real estate so devised to the said B Mallam (since deceased) & G. Smith by the hrinbfe recited Will of the sd J Mallam deced In trust for the said R Mallam And the said J. Phillips & M. Phillips T. Phillips & E. Phillips had agreed to join in such Conveyance for the purpose of releasing and discharging the said real Este from the said several legacies charged thereon in and by the said Will & bequed to the sd M. Phillips & E. Phillips resply by the sd Will and from all claims & liabilities in respect of such Legacies

It is witnessed that in conson of the premes He the sd G. Smith at the Request of the sd R. Mallam and according to his Estate and Interest as such Devisee in Trust as afsd Did thereby grant and convey And they the said J. Phillips & Mary his Wife and T. Phillips & Elizabeth his Wife Did and every of them Did release and quit claim ratify & confirm unto the sd R. Mallam his hrs & ass All the freehold Messes or Tenements Cottages farms lands closes heredits & estates whatsoever situate and being in Milton aforesaid or elsewhere in the Coy of Berks which were devised by the Will of the sd J. Mallam deced to the sd B. Mallam & G. Smith In trust for the sd R. Mallam with their and every of their appurts And all the Estate

To hold the same freed and discharged from the Legacies and Annuities charged thereon in and by the sd recited Will of the sd J. Mallam deced
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and every or any part thereof unto the said R. Mallam his hrs and ass To the use of the sd R Mallam his hrs & ass for ever Covenant by the sd G. Smith John Phillips (for himself and Mary his Wife) and Thomas Phillips (for himself & Elizabeth his Wife) That they had not incumbered Executed by all the sd parties and attested [deleted paragraph on page 18: 15th February 1858 By Indre of this date made between William Dewe of Bank]

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Abstract of Title Freehold Estate in the Parish of Milton in the County of Berks

18 August 1794 We have only a plain Co: of this Probate PM

By Will of this date Josiah Lamball of Milton in the County of Berks Gentn gave & bequeathed unto his wife Sarah one Annuity of 20 for her life and did thereby declare his Estate & premises with their Appurts in Milton aforesaid which he purchased of Mr Richd Beasley charged liable & chargeable with the payment thereof And the said Testator gave devised & bequeathed unto his Grandson John Dave his Heirs Assigns (inter alia) All that Messuage or Tenement Farm House Barns Stables Potash house & Buildings with their Appurts Together with the Orchard & Meadow Ground or Close adjoining to the Homestall And also All those Arable Lands in the Common Fields of Milton afsd And also that Meadow Ground called the Lott Mead in Milton afsd And also All that other Meadow Ground called the Stert with their & every of their Appurts All which said premises the said Testator some time then since purchased of & from Mr Richd Beasley to him & his Heirs and which premises were situate & being in the Parish of Milton afsd To hold all the thereinbefore mentd premises so given unto him his (the said Testator's) Grandson John Dewe as aforesaid to him his Heirs & afsd for ever And after other devises & bequests including bequests of Annuities of 1/6 p Week to Anna Maria Faulkner & Thomas Lamball for their respective lives The said Testator gave devised & bequeathed All the rest residue & remainde if his estates & Effects whater & wheresoever as well real as personal wherein he should die possessed of interest & in or by any means entitled unto unto his said Grandson John Dewe his Heirs & Asss for ever. And appointed his Grandson John Dewe & his Father John Dewe joint Executors of his Will Executed in the prescence of & attested by 3 Witnesses.

24 August 1797 By Indre made between sd John Dewe the Grandson described as of Milton Coy Berks Gentn Grandson & a Devisee named in the last Will of Josiah Lamball then late of Milton aforesd Gentn decd of the 1st part James Roberts of Steventon Coy Berks Gentn & John Roberts of Steventon
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afsd Gentn of the 2nd part Mary Roberts of Steventon afsd Widow of the 3rd part & Thomas Nash of Abingdon Coy Berks Gent of the 4th part It is Witnessed that in conson of 500 to said John Dewe paid by said Jas Roberts & Jno Roberts the receipt etc And of 220 to sd John Dewe paid by sd Mary Roberts the receipt etc and of 5s paid to sd John Dewe by said Thos Nash the receipt of etc and for tableers other good causes etc He the sd John Dewe Did demise grant bargain & sell unto sd Thos Nash All that Messuage or Tenement with the Appurts situate standing lying in Milton in the Coy of Berks thtofore in the tenure or occupon of Joan White Widow & afterwards of Edwd Wicks & Rd Wicks their or one of their Undertenants or Assignees then late in the tenure or occupon of John Fisher Clerk his Undertenants or Assigns then since of sd Josiah Lamball & then of sd Jno Dewe Together with the Barn Stable Orchard Garden & Backside thereto belonging And also All that one Close of Pasture Ground lying & being in Milton called or known by the name of the Home Close only by estimation 4 Acres (were same more or less) to said Messuage or Tenement belonging & appertaining And also All those 31 Acres of Arable Land (were same more or less) lying & being dispersed in the Common Fields of Milton afsd to the said Messuage or Tenement also belonging or therewith then lately used occupied or or enjoyed And also 2 Acres and a half of inclosed Ground (were same more or less) lying & being in Milto afsd near sd Messe or Tenement & thereunto belonging And also one other Acre & an half by estimation of inclosed Ground (were same more or less) lying in the Steart in Milton afsd And also 3 Acres & an half of Meadow Ground lying in the Lot Mead of Milton afsd to the said Messuage or Tenement also belonging or appertaining And also All those 18 Acres of Arable Land by estimation (were same more or less) lying & being dispersed in the fields precincts & liberties of Milton aforesaid (All which said Messuage or Tenement Close Inclosed Ground Arable Land Meadow Ground Heredits Premises were
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theretofore purchased by sd Josiah Lamball to him & his Heirs of etc from Rich Basley of Abingdon afsd Gentn) And all houses etc And the Reversion etc And also all the Estate etc To hold the same unto the said Thos Nash his Exors Admons & Afsd from the date of Abstracting Indre for the term of 500 years At the yearly rent of a peppercorn if demanded. In Trust Nevless as to the Estate & Intt of sd Thos Nash his Exors Admons & Afsd of & in the same premises for sd Jas Roberts Jno Roberts & Mary Roberts & their respective Exors Admons & Asss in manner thereinto mentd that was to say As for & concerning the Sum of 500 & Interest to grow due to same Intrust for sd Jas Roberts & Jno Roberts equally & their respective Exors Admons & Asss and As for & concerning the remaining Sum of 220 & Interest to grow due for same In trust for sd Mary Roberts her Exors Admons & Asss Proviso for making void sd Abstracting Indre on payment by sd Jno Dewe His Exors or Admons unto sd Jas Roberts & Jno Roberts their Exors Admons & Asss of said 500 with Intt for same after the rate of 5 for each 100 by the Year on the 25th Febry then next and aslo unto sd Mary Roberts her Exors Admons or Asss of said 220 with Intt for same after the rate of 5 for each 100 by the year on 25th Feby then next Covenant by said John Dewe for payment of said respective sums & Intt according to said Proviso for quiet enjoyment in case of default, free from incumbrances and for further Assurance. Declon that Mlgor should enjoy until default Declon by sd Thos Nash that his name was used in trust for the said Mortgagees and that he would reconvey as they should appoint Executed by sd Jno Dewe Jas Roberts Jno Roberts M Roberts & T Nash & attested by 2 Witnesses. Receipt for 500 & 220 indorsed signed by sd J Dewe & Witned

same date Mortgage Bond for securing sd 500 & Intt to sd Jas & Jno Roberts

same date Mortgage Bond for securing sd 220 & Intt to sd Mary Roberts

same date Memorandum (indorsed on Abstd Indre of Mortgage of even date) by which sd Jno Dewe acknowd. to have borrowed & received of sd Jas Roberts & Jno Roberts the further Sum of 30 on Security of the therein within ment premes & which he promised to pay with Intt in manner therein within mentd Signed by sd John Dewe & Witnessed
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16 June 1798 We have only an official Co: of this Will BW

By Will of this date the said John Dewe the Grandson (by the description of John Dewe of Milton Coy Berks Gentn) gave & bequeathed unto his Wife Hannah Dewe one Annuity or yearly sum of 50 for her life provided she continued his Widow But in case she married again then he gave & bequeathed unto her the yearly Sum of 20 only for her life The said Testator also gave & bequeathed unto Mary Lamball Welch the natural Daughter of his late Uncle John Lamball the Legacy of 100 to be paid within 6 Months after his decease and unto his said Wife the Sum of 50 immediately after his decease And the said Testator did thereby make all his Real & personal Estate & Effects which he should die possessed of charged liable & chargeable with the payment of all the thereinbefore mentioned Annuities & Legacies And as to all the rest residue & remainder of his real & personal Estate & Effects whatsoever either at Milton Steventon Grove or any where else within the Kingdom of England Stock of Corn Chattels & other Effects whatsoever wherein he should die possessed of interested in or entitled unto after payment of his just debts legacies funeral Expenses & the proving of his Will The said Testator gave devised & bequeathed the same & every part & parcel thereof unto his Son John Dewe his Heirs & Assigns for ever and appointed his Wife Hannah Dewe & his Father John Dewe of Longworth Berks Gentn Executrix & Executor of his Will & Guardians to his said Son Executed in the presence of & attested by 3 Witnesses.

16 Oct. 1798 The said Testator died

28 Feby 1799 The last abstracted Will was proved in the Archdeacons Court of Berks by Hannah Dewe

4 Sept 1799 Receipt for the Legacy of 100 bequeathed by last Abstracted Will to sd Mary Lamball Welch.

31 Jul 1801 By Indre made between said Thos Nash of the 1st part sd Jas Roberts (then of Tubney) sd Jno Roberts of 2nd part James Cullern of Sutton Courtney Berks Yeoman Admonr of the Goods etc of said Mary Roberts then deceased of 3rd part & William Dewe of Charney Berks Gentn of 4th part Reciting the Abstracted Indre of Demise dated 24 Augt 1797 And Reciting the Abstracted Bonds dated sd 24 Aug 1797 & that the Sums thereby received were the same as those mentd in the proviso for Redemption contd in sd Indre of Demise And Reciting the Abstracted Memorandum dated sd 24 Augt 1797 And Reciting that default was made in payment of sd 500 220 & 30 & the
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Interest for same resply And Reciting that only said Principal Sums of 500 220 & 30 then remained due all Interest having been paid to date of Abstracting Indre And Reciting that sd John Dewe then lately died And Reciting that sd Mary Roberts also then lately died intestate & admon of her Goods Chattels & Credits was on or about 14 Feby then last granted by the Archdeacons Court of Berks to sd Jas Cullern And Reciting that sd Jas Roberts & Jno Roberts had occasion for sd 500 & 30 and sd Jas Cullern had occasion for 220 and sd W Dewe had agree to pay them resply sd Sums It is Witnessed that in conson of 500 & 30 to sd Jas Roberts & Jno Roberts paid by sd W Dewe and of 220 to sd J Cullern paid by sd W Dewe the receipts etc and of 5s to sd T Nash paid by sd W Dewe the receipt etc The sd Thos Nash at the request & by the direction of sd Jas Roberts & Jno Roberts & J Cullern testified etc Did assign transfer & set over and sd Jas Roberts Jno Roberts & J Cullern & each & every of then Did assign ratify & confirm unto sd W Dewe his Exors Admons & Assigns All that & those the said Messuage or Tenement with the Barn Stable Orchard Garden & Backside thereunto belg. And the said Close of Pasture Ground called the Homes Close and said 31 Acres of Arable Land dispersed in the CommonFields aforesaid And said 2 acres & an half & one acre & an half of inclosed Ground And sd 3 acres & an half of Meadow Ground and said 18 Acres of Arable Land lying dispersed as afsd And all & singr other the premises which in & by the sd Indre of Demised were demised unto sd T Nash with their Appurts And all the Estate etc Together with the sd recited Indre To hold same unto sd W Dewe his Exors Admons & Asss from thenceforth for all the residue of said Term of 500 Years therein then to come & unexpired And for and during all such other Estate term & interest as sd T Nash Jas Roberts John Roberts & J Cullern or any or either of them had or was entitled to therein Subjt Nevless to Redemption by the Heirs Exons Admons or Asss of sd John Dewe decd by virtue of the proviso for Redemption cont in sd Indre of Demise or otherwise
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on payment to sd W Dewe his Exors Admons or Asss of sd Sums of 500 200 & 30 (making together 750) & the Interest for same from thenceforth to grow due at 5 per Cent according to the effect & meaning of said Indre Covt by said T Nash that he had not incumbered It is further Witnessed that in conson of sd 500 30 & 220 paid by sd W Dewe to sd Jas Roberts Jno Roberts & J Cullern resply as afsd They sd J Roberts J Roberts & J Cullern & each & every of them Did bargain sell assign transfer & set over unto sd Wm Dewe The said therein in part recited Bonds & the several Principal Sums of 500 30 & 220 resply secured as afsd & the Interest thenceforth to accrue & grow due for sd Sums resplyand all benefit & advantages whatsr of the several Securities thereinbefore recited And all the Estate etc To hold the same premises unto sd W Dewe his Exors Admons & Asss from thenceforth absolutely Power of Attorney to enable sd W Dewe his Exors Admons or Asss to recover receive & give effectual discharges for sd Principal Sums & Interest. Covenant by sd Jas Roberts Jno Roberts & J Cullern That they had not incumbered and for further Assurances Covenant by sd W Dewe to accept 4 per Cent Interest on punctual payment. Executed by the said Thos Nash Jas Roberts Jno Roberts Jas Cullern & W Dewe & attested by 2 Witnesses. Receipt for 530 indorsed & signed by Jas & Jn Roberts Witnessed Receipt for 220 indorsed signed by sd J Cullern & witned

23 June 1810

We have only a Plain copy extract of this Award DW
By an Award in Writing of this date under the hand & seal of John Davis of Bloxham in the Coy of Oxford Gentn the Comment named & appointed in & by virtue of an Act of Parliament made & passed in the 49th Year of His the Majesty King George the 3rd intituled "An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Milton in the Coy of Berks" The said Commissr Did set out appoint & award Unto and for the Guardians of John Dewe an Infant & on his behalf for & in lieu of his open Lands & Grounds & rights of Common & Pasturage and other rights (inter alia) One Plot or Parcel of Land or Ground situate in the South Field containing 23a 0r 5p bounded by old Inclosures in Milton by the 2nd Allotment in lieu of Lands & other
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rights to the Governors of St Thomas Hospital by the 1st Allotment in lieu of Lands & other rights to Thos Bowles & by the Milton Hill Road. The fences, if any, to be made next the Milton Hill Road

Trinity Term 50 Geo 3rd The sd Abstracted Award was inrolled in the Common Pleas at Westminster

1st August 1815 By Indre of this date made between Samuel Webb of Reading Coy Berks Auctioneer & Hannah his Wife (then late Hannah Dewe Widow of John Dewe theretofore of the Parish of Milton Coy Berks Gentn decd) of the one part & John Lamball Dewe then late of Piccadilly Coy Middlesex but then of Reading afsd Upholsterer of the other part Reciting that sd Jno Dewe being seized of the inhance in fee simple in posson (Subject to certain charges & Incumbrances then affecting the same) of & in part of the Messuages or Tenements Closes or parcels of Land & Heredits therein described & released and also of & in certain untableided parts or shares of & in the Commonable Fields in Grove Berks (in lieu whereof other part of sd Messuages or Tenements Closes or Parcels of Land & Hdts thereinr described & released had been awarded & allotted as thereinr mentd made & published his last Will in Writing dated on or about the 16th June 1798 executed & attested as by Law required for rendering valid devises of real Estates and reciting the bequest by the Testator of the Annuity of 50 per Ann: (reducible on Marriage to 20 per Ann:) to the sd Hannah Dewe (then the sd Hannah Webb) and reciting the devise & bequest by the Testator of all his residuary Real & persl Estate unto his Son the sd John Lanball Dewe (therein called John Dewe then an infant of the age of 6 years or thereabouts) hereinbefe Abstd And Reciting the death of sd John Dewe the Father & proof of his Will hereinbefe stated And Reciting that sometime on or about the 20th Feby 1800 the sd Hannah Dewe intermarried with sd Saml Webb whereby she forfeited all right & title in & to the sd Anny of 50 so as afsd bequeathed to her by sd recited Will of sd Jn Dewe her then late husband deceased & became entitled to the Yearly Rent Charge of 20 only during the term of her natural life And Reciting the Wantage & Grove Inclosure Award And Reciting that sd John Lamball Dewe attaines the age of 21 yrs on the 3rd October 1813 And Reciting that sd Hannah Webb or sd S Webb & Hannah his Wife in her right was or were entitled or claimed to be entitled not only to the said
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yearly Rent or Sum of 20 but also to Dower or thirds out & from such parts of the Lands Tenements & Heredits given & devised by the said Will of sd Jno Dewe decd of which sd Jno Dewe the Testator was seized in fee in possession in his lifetime but no part either of the said Dower or thirds had been assigned to sd H Webb And Reciting that sd L Dewe had contracted & agreed with sd S Webb & Hannah his Wife for the absolute purchase & extinguishe=ment of sd yearly Rent or Sum of 20 and the right & title of sd H Webb or of sd S Webb & H his Wife in her Right in & to Dower or thirds by the Common Law or by custom or otherwise out of & from all & every Freehold Lands Tenements & Heredits whereof sd Jno Dewe the Testator was seized at any time during his life for 825. It is Witned that in conson of 825 to sd S Webb & H his Wife paid by sd J L Dewe the receipt etc They sd S Webb & H his Wife & each of them Did grant remise release & for ever quit claim unto sd J L Dewe his Heirs & Asss All that the said Yearly Rent Charge or Annual Sum of 20 as afsd given & devised to sd Hannah Dewe during her natural life by said in part recited Will of sd Jno Dewe decd & thereby charged upon & made issuing & payable out of the several Messuages or Tenements Closes or parcels of Land & Heredits by the sd Will devised And also All the Dower or thirds & right and title of Dower or thirds and all other the Estate right title interest claim & demand whatsr both at Law & in Equity of her the said H Webb or sd S Webb & H his Wife in right of sd Hannah or which they or either of them their or either of their Hrs Exors or Admons could should or might at any time thereafter have claim challenge or demand of in to or out of (inter alia) All that the Farm Yard with the Potash house Barns Stables Dovecote Outhouses & other buildings thereupon erected & built and the Orchard & Close of Meadow Land therewith holden containing by estimation 6 & an half Acres (were same little more or less) And the said Plot of Land in the South Field in Milton afsd contg 23a 0r 5p And the said Close called Lot Mead contg by estimon 3a 2r 29p And the said Close called Stert contg by estimon 1a 2r 23p which sd Messuage or Tenement Fram Yard Closes or parcels
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of Arable & Meadow Land were situate & lying in the sd Parish of Milton & were then in the occupon of Mr John Mallam his Undertenants or assigns And also All those 6 Cottages & 2 Dwelling houses situate in the Parish of Milton afsd & then the occupons of Wm Broad Jno Caudwell John Huggins Wm Chanp Jno Pullen & Wm Cannon And also of in to out of & from all & every other the Messes or Tenements Lands Hdts & premes situate in the said Parish of Milton or elsewhere in England whereof sd Jno Dewe the Testator or any person or persons in trust for him was or were seized for any Estate of inheritance in possession reversion remainder or expectancy And of in to out of & from all Cottages outhouses etc So tha neither she sd H Webb alone nor sd S Webb & H his Wife in right of sd Hannah or either of them or other Hrs Exors or Admons of either of them should not nor would at any time or times thereafter have or claim or pretend to any such Yearly Rent or Annt Sum of 20 or such Dower or thirds or right or title of Dower or thirds or other right title interest claim or demand whatsr of in to or out of sd Meses or Tenements Closes or parcels of Land Hdts premes or any part or parcel thereof in any manner hower but of & from sd Yearly Rent Charge Dower or thirds & title of Dower or thirds claim & demand & all action & suits for the Recovery thereof shod be wholly debarred & excluded Covenant by sd S Webb that they sd Webb & Wife would as of last Trinity Term or before the end of Michas Term then next acknowledge & levy unto sd J L Dewe & his Heirs one or more fine or sd JL Dewe & his Heirs one or more fine or fines sur concesserunt with proclamations of sd Yearly Rent Charge or Annual Sum of 20 and also of all & every the Messes or Tenements Closes or parcels of Land & Hdts & premes thereinbefore described granted & released which should be & enur to corroborate the Grant & Release intended to be made by Abstracting Indre and to extinguish the sd Yearly Rent Charge or Annl Sum of 20 & also to release & extinguish all Dower & right & title of Dower and all other Estate right title & interest of her sd H Webb or of sd S Webb & H Webb in right of sd Hannah of in to or out of the said several thereby released Messuages or Tenements Lands Heredits & premes
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with the Appurts thereto - For quiet enjoyment, free from incumbrances and for further assurance Exted by sd S Webb & H Webb & attested by 2 Witnesses Rect for 825 indorsed signed by S Webb & H Webb & Witnessed

Trinity Term 55 Geo 3rd Indentures of Fine between John Lamball Dewe , Plaintiff, & Saml Webb & Hannah his Wife Deforets of 4 Messuages, 10 Cottages, 2 Dove houses, 6 barns, 6 Stables, 6 Gardens, 6 Orchards, 65 Acres of Land, 50 Acres of Meadow, 10 Acres of Pasture & 20 per Ann Rent with the Appurts within the Parishes of Milton & Stanford in the Vale, & Grove

9th April 1816 By Indenture bewteen the said Wm Dewe of the 1st part the sd John Samball Dewe of the 2nd part & John Hissey of Longworth Coy Berks Gentn of the 3rd part Reciting the Abstracted Indres of the 24 Aug 1797 & the 31 July 1801 And Reciting the Abstracted Will of sd John Dewe dated 16 June 1798 And Reciting the death of sd John Dewe leaving sd Jno Lamball Dewe his Son & only Child & heir at law, and the proof of sd Will before stated And Reciting that sd 750 secured to sd W Dewe by said last therein recited Indre was still due as sd JL Dewe did thereby acknowledge but all Interest had been paid to date of Abstracting Indre And Reciting that sd JL Dewe having occasion for 1000 to enable him to pay off said 750 & to answer his other occasions had applied to said John Hissey to lend him 1000 which sd J Hissey had consented to do upon having the said Messuage Lands & Heredits comprised in sd Indre of 24 Aug 1797 assigned or otherwise assured to him for the residue of sd term of 500 Years in manner thereinr expressed It is Witnessed that in conson of 750 to said W Dewe paid by sd J Hissey at the request & by the direction of sd JL Dewe testified etc in full discharge of all Money owing to said W Dewe upon or by virtue of the Security of the sd Indre of 31st July 1801 and of 250 to sd JL Dewe paid by JS Hissey the several receipts etc He the sd W Dewe at the request & by the direction of sd JL Dewe testified etc Did bargain sell assign & Transfer And sd JL Dewe Did grant bargain sell assign ratify & confirm unto sd J Hissey his Exors Admons & Asss All & singular the said Messuage or Tenement Lands
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Heredits & other premes which were comprised in & demised or otherwise assured by said Indre of 24 Augt 1797 & afterwards assigned or otherwise assured to sd W Dewe his Exors Admons & Asss by said Indre of 31 July 1801. And all Lands allotted to or in trust for said JL Dewe in lieu or in respect of any part of the said Lands & premises under or by virtue of the Act of Parliament passed in the 49th year of the Reign of His Majesty for inclosing Lands in the said Parish of Milton & with their & every of their rights members & appurts

And all the Estate etc

And all Deeds etc

To hold the same unto the said John Hissey, his Exons Admons & Asss thenceforth for all the residue then to come & unexpired of said term or time of 500 years therein

Freed & absolutely discharged of & from all benefit & right of redemption in Equity by reason of the provisos etc contained in said thereinbefore recited Indres or either of them but Nevless Subject to the proviso for redemption thereinafter expressed

Covenant by sd W Dewe that he had not incumbered Proviso for redemption & reassignment on payment by sd JL Dewe his Heirs Exors Admons or Asss to said J Hissey his Exors Admons or Asss of 1000 with Interest for same after the rate of 5 by the hundred by the year on 9th Octr then next

Covenants by sd JL Dewe for payment of Principal & Interest according to sd Proviso - That he & said W Dewe had good right to assign - For quiet enjoyment after default free from incumbrances and for further assurance Proviso for quiet enjoyment by the said John Lamball Dewe his Heirs and Assigns until default in payment of the said Principal Sum of 1000 & Interest Executed by the said W Dewe JL Dewe & J Hissey & attested bt 2 Witnesses - Receipt for 750 indorsed signed by said W Dewe & Witnessed - Receipt for 250 indorsed signed by sd JL Dewe and Witnessed
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11th & 12th August 1818 Indres of Lease & Release & Settlement the Release & Settlement made between the sd Jno Lamball Dewe of the 1st part Mary Roberts of Steventon in the sd Coy of Berks of the 2nd part & Thos Dewe of Longworth in the sd Coy Esq & Jas Roberts of Steventon aforesaid Esq of the 3rd part & Wm Stephens of Northend in the Parish of Fulham in the Coy of Middlesex Esq & Jno Dutton of Reading in the said Coy of Berks Esq of the 4th part

Reciting the hereinbefore Abstracted Will of sd Josiah Lamball & that sd Testator soon after departed this life without revoking or altering his sd Will And

Reciting the hereinbefore Abstracted Will of sd Jno Dewe the Grandson of the sd Josiah Lamball & that the Charges & Incumbrances to which the sd Estate were thereby made subject had since been removed & discharged And that the sd Testator soon after the execution of his sd Will departed this life without altering or revoking the same or any part thereof And that the same was duly proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Berks And

Reciting the hereinbefore Abstracted Award dated 29 June 1810 And Reciting that in & by the sd Act of Parliament it was enacted that all & singular the Lands & other Heredits which should respectively be allotted or exchanged under or by virtue of the sd Act should immedly from & aftersuch Allotments & Exchanges should be made be remain tenure to & for such & the same uses Estates trusts & purposes & be held under & subject to such & the same Wills Settlements limitations powers remainders charges & incumbrances as the several Messes Lands Tenements Heredits new Allotments old Inclosures in lieu or in respect whereof such Allotted Lands or exchanged premises should resply be made set out or taken wd have been subject or liable to charged with or affected by in case the sd Act had not been made And

Reciting that a Marriage was intended to be shortly had & solemnized between the sd Jno Lamball Dew & sd Mary Roberts And

Reciting that upon the treaty for the sd intended Marriage it was agreed that the sd Messuages Lands Tents Heredits & premes should be conveyed & assured by the sd Jno Lamball Dewe unto the sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts To the Uses upon the trusts & for the intents & purposes & in the manner thereinafter expressed concerning the same

It is Witnessed that in pursuance of the sd Agreement & in Conson of sd intended Marriage of the fortune of the sd Mary Roberts to which the sd Jno Lamball Dewe would be entitled on the sd Marriage And of such which might thereafter accrue to
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her for making a provision for the sd Mary Roberts in case the sd Marriage should take effect for the issue if any of the intended Marriage And Also in Conson of 10/- to the sd Jno Lamball Dewe paid by the sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts the receipt etc He the sd Jno Lamball Dewe did grant and bargain sell alien release & confirm unto the sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts in their actual possession etc & to their Heirs

All those 3 Cottages Tenements formerly one Messuage or Farm house Farm yard with the Potash House Barns Stables dovecote outhouses & other buildgs thereupon rected & built & the Orchard & Close of Meadow Land therewith holden containing by estimation 6 Acres & an 1/2 were the same little more or less together with the 3 Cottages thereon erected & built

And also all that other plot or parcel of Land or Ground situate in the South field in Milton afsd containing 23a 0r 5p bounded by old Inclosures in Milton aforesaid by the 2nd Allotment in lieu of Land & other rights to the Governors of St Thomas Hospital in London by the 1st Allotment in lieu of Lands & other rights to Thos Bowles & the Milton Hill Road And which sd Allotment was awarded to the Guardians of the sd Jno Dewe as thereinbefore mentioned

And also All that Meadow Ground called the Lotts Mead in Milton afsd contg 3a 2r 20p (were the same more or less) And also all that other Meadow Ground called the Stert in Milton afsd & contg 1a 2r 23p (were the same more or less) which Farm yard Close or parcels of Arable & Meadow Land were in the tenure or occupationof Jno Mallam & which sd Cottages or Tenements were in the several tenures or occupations of Wm Champ Jno Pullen Wm Cammon Wm Broad Jno Huggins & Jno Caudwell and the sd Potash house was in the occupation of Wm Golding

Together with all & singular Houses etc And the Reversion etc
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And all the Estate etc Together with all Deeds etc To hold the same with their & every of their rights members appendages & appurts unto the sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts their Heirs & Assigns But to the several Uses & upon the Trusts & for the several ends intents & puposes & with under & subject to the several powers provisoes limitations sectons & agreements thereinafter declared or expressed of or concerning the same Messes Tents Cottages Lands Heredits & premises resply that was to say To the Use & behoof of the sd Jno Lamball Dewe & his Heirs & Assigns until the sd intended Marriage should be had & solemnized And from & immedly after the solemnization of the sd intended Marriage To the Use of the sd & Jno Dutton their Exs Ads & Assigns for the term of 99 Years from thence next ensuing But nevertheless upon the several Trusts & to & for the several ends intents & purposes & subject to the proviso thereinafter expressed concerning the same And from & after the expiration or other sooner determons of the sd Term of 99 Years & subject thereto in the meantime To the use of the sd Jno Lamball Dewe & his Assigns during the term of his natural life sans waste And from & immedly after the determination of the sd Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in his lifetime To the Use of the sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts & their Heirs during the natural life of the sd Jno Lamball Dewe In trust to preserve the contingent uses etc In trust nevertheless to permit & suffer the sd Jno Lamball Dewe or his Assigns to receive the rents issues & profits thereof to & for his & their own use & benefit during his life Remainder To the Use of the sd Mary Roberts the intended Wife of the sd Jno Lamball Dewe & her Assigns for & during the term of her natural life sans waste as & for a jointure in lieu of all dower And from & after the determination of that Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in her lifetime then To the Use of the sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts & their Heirs for & during the natural life of the sd Mary Roberts Upon trust to support & preserve the contingent
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remainders etc In trust nevertheless to permit & suffer the sd Mary Roberts & her Assigns to receive the Rent & profits of the premises to her & their own use during her life Remainder In case there should be only one child were the same a Son or a Daughter of the body of the sd Jno Lamball Dewe on the body of the sd Mary Roberts his intended Wife lawfully begotten born in the lifetime of the sd Mr Lamball Dewe or after his decease To the Use & behoof of such only Child were the same a Son or a daughter & the Heirs of his or her body But in case there should be 2 or more Children of the body of the sd Jno Lamball Dewe on the body of the sd Mary Roberts lawfully begotten born in the lifetime of the sd Jno L Dewe or after his decease then To the Use of all & every such Children Sons or Daughters for such Estates etc as they the sd Jno Lamball Dewe & Mary Roberts or the Survivor should by any Writing or Writings direct or appoint And in default of such direction or appointment then To the Use of all & every such Children respectively Sons or Daughters or both share & share alike as Tenants in Common not as joint Tenants and of the several Heirs of the Body & Bodies of all & every such Children lawfully issuing And if there should be failure of issue of the Body of any such Children (there being more than one) Then as to the part & share parts & shares of such Child & Children whose issue should so fail To the Use of the remaining & other Child & Children & the Heirs of his her or their Bodies as Tenants in Common if more than one & if there should be a failure of all such Children but one then To the Use of such one child & the Heirs of his or her Body & for default of such issue then To the Use & behoof of the sd Jno Lamball Dewe his Heirs & Assigns forever And as for & concerning the sd Term & Estate for 99 Years thereinbefore limited in Use to the sd Wm Stephens & Jno Dutton their Exors Admons & Asss of & in the several Messes Lands Tents * Heredits thereby released Declaration & Agreement by & betn all the parties to the Abstracting presents that the sd Term & Estates so limited to them upon the several Trusts & for the several intents & purposes following (that is to say)
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Upon certain Trusts securing the rents during the joint natural lives of the sd Jno Lamball Dewe & Mary his intended Wife for the sole & separate use of the sd Mary Roberts Proviso that when & so soon as either of them the sd Jno Lamball Dewe & Mary his intended Wife should die then all the Arrears of the sd Rents & profits being paid & satisfied to the sd Mary Roberts her Exors Admons or Assigns & all the Costs & Charges which should be incurred in or about the execution of the sd Trusts being fully paid & satisfied the sd Term & Estate of 99 Years of & in the sd premes should cease determine & be void to all intents & purposes Power to Lease Power to the Trustees during the joint lives of the sd Jno Lamball Dewe & Mary Roberts his intended Wife or during the lifetime of the Survivor of them to make sale or dispose of or to convey in Exchange in lieu of other Lands & Heredits all or any part of the sd Messes Lands Tents & Heredits thereinbefore mentd to be thereby granted & released With provisions for reinvestment in Land etc of the money arising by Sales Power to appoint new Trustees & Trustees Indemnity Clauses Covenant by the sd Jno Lamball Dewe for himself his Heirs Exors and Ads with the sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts their Hrs & Asss that he was lawfully seized - had good right to convey - for quiet enjoyment - free from Incumbrances other than & except all Grants or Leases in being (if any) of all or any part of the premises - And for further Assurance Executed by the sd Jno Lamball Dewe Mary Roberts James Roberts & Thomas Dewe & attested by 3 Witnesses

3rd Sept 1834 The sd Jno Lamball Dewe died having had 4 Children vizt Jno Lamball Dewe Wm Dewe Mary Ann Dewe & Silvia Dewe 18-- The sd Sylvia Dewe died unmarried

15th June 1839 Certificate under the hands & seals of Chas Powlett Rushworth & Edwd Sawrin[?] Esq 2 of the Commrs acting in the execution of the several Acts for the redemption of the Land Tax of the Contract with the sd Jas Roberts & Thos Dewe for the redemption by them of 1 17 10 Land Tax being the Land Tax charged upon the before Abstracted premises Duly registered 9 July 1839

1842 The said Mary Dewe died
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9 July 1842 By Indre made between Mary Ann Dewe of Abingdon Coy Berks Spinster of the one part & the sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts then of Milton Co Berks of the other part Reciting the hereinbefr Abstd Indres of Lease & Release of 11th & 12th Aug 1818 And Reciting that there were issue of the Marriage between sd Jno Lamball Dewe & Mary his Wife formerly Mary Roberts Spinster 3 Children only (that was to say) the sd Mary Ann Dewe Jno Dewe & Wm Dewe all of whom were still living And Reciting that the sd Jno Lamball Dewe died in the Month of 18 & the sd Mary Dewe died in the Month of 1842 witht having made any appointment to or in Favor of any of their sd Children in excercise of the power for such purpose given or reserved to them by the sd thinbefe recited Indre of Release & Settlement And Reciting that sd M. A. Dewe attained the age of 21 Years on the day of 18 & being desirous of enlarging the Estate tail to which she was entitled in possession in 1/3rd part or share of the sd Cottages or Tents Lands & Heredits described & compd in the sd thereinbefe recited Indres of Lease & Release & Settlement & all new erections thereon erected & built & of & in all other Heredits (if any) then subject to or affected by the uses or limitations of the sd Settt had agreed to convey & assure the same unto the sd Thos Dewe & J Roberts in the manner & upon the trust thereinatr expressed It is Witnessed that in pursuance of the sd desire & agreement & for the purpose of enlarging the afsd Estate tail of the sd M.A. Dewe in 1/3rd part of the sd Cottages Lands & Heredits into an absolute Estate in fee simple & for barring all remainders reversions rights titles Estates interests & powers to take effect after the determination or in defeazance of such Estate tail & for conveying & assuring the sd 3rd part or share & Heredits in the manner & upon the trust thereinafter expressed & declared & in Conson of 10s/- by sd T Dewe & J Roberts to sd M.A. Dewe paid the sect etc The sd M.A. Dewe by virtue of & pursuant to the powers & provisions given by & contained in the Act of Parliament for the abolition of Fines & Recoveries & for the substitution of more simple modes of Assurance Did by now Abstracting presents (made in pursuance of the Act of Parliament for rendering a Release as effectual for the Conveyance of Freehold Estates as a Lease & Release by the same parties & intended forthwith in compliance with the afsd Act for the abolition 0f Fines Recoveries to be inrolled in the High Court of Chancery give grant alien release & confirm unto the sd T. Dewe & J. Roberts & their Heirs All that the one equal untableided 3rd part or
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share of or belonging to sd M.A. Dewe & then vested in her for an Estate tail in possession of & in All & singr the sd Cottages or Tents Farm yard Buildings Orchard Closes or parcels of Land & other the heredits thereinbefe & in the sd therein above in part recited Indres of Lease & Release & Settlement of the 11th & 12th Augt 1818 described or mentd And all new Erections & buildings thereon erected & built And of & in All other (if any) Lands Tents & Heredits then subject to or affected by the uses or limitations of the afsd Indre of Release & Settt & which under or by virtue of any Act of Parliament or otwise had been allotted or awarded or exchanged or substituted in respect or for or in lieu of the sd Cottages or Tenements Closes or parcels of Land & Heredits thereinbefore mentd or referred to or in respect of any right of Common or other rights appendant or appurtenant thereto And of & in all & singular the rights members privileges & Appurts whatsr to sd Cottages or Tenements Lands & Heredits belonging to And the Reversion etc And all the Estate etc To hold the same with the Appurts unto & to the use of the sd Thos Dewe & J S Roberts their Heirs & Assigns for ever free & absolutely released exonerated & discharged of & from the Estate tail therein of the sd M.A. Dewe And all Estates rights titles interests & powers to take effect after the determination or in defeazance of such Estate tail In Trust Nevertheless for the said Mary Ann Dewe her Heirs and Assigns and to be conveyed and disposed of as she or they might from time to time or any time or times thereafter order direct or appoint

Executed by the said Mary Ann Dewe attested by one Witness and inrolled in Chancery 19th August 1842
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11 July 1842 By Indenture made between the sd Mary Anne Dewe of the 1st part John Knight Leake of Chelmsford in the Coy of Essex Miller of the 2nd part & the sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts of the 3rd part Reciting that a Marriage had been agreed upon between sd JK Leake and Mary Anne Dewe & that it was intended that the same should be shortly solemnized And Reciting that in contemplation of sd Marriage it had been agreed that said M.A. Dewe should convey & assure the 1/3rd part or share belonging to her in the Heredits thereinafter described unto sd T. Dewe & J. Roberts Upon & for the trusts intents & purposes thereinafter declared & expressed concerning same And that sd J.K. Leake should enter into such Covenant as also thereinafter contained with regard to any further part or share of the sd Heredits which might thereafter devolve to or come into the possession of the sd M.A. Dewe during the lifetime of sd J.K. Leake It is Witnessed that in pursuance of sd Agreement and in conson of sd intended Marriage & of 10s/ by sd T. Dewe & J. Roberts to sd M. A. Dewe paid the receipt etc The sd M.A. Dewe with the privity & consent of sd J.K. Leake (testified etc) Did by now Abstracting Indenture (made in pursuance of the Act of Parliament for rendering a Release as effectual for the Conveyance of Freehold Estates as a Lease & Release by the same parties) grant bargain sell alien & release unto sd Thos Dewe & Jas Roberts their Heirs & Assigns All that the one equal untableided 3rd part or share of or belonging to sd M.A. Dewe & then vested in her for an absolute legal or equitable estate in fee simple in possession of & in All those 3 Cottages or Tenements theretofore 1 Messuage or Farm House Farm Yard with the Pot Ash House Barns Stables Dovecote Outhouses & other buildings thereupon erected & built and the Orchard & Close of Meadow Land therewith holden contg by estimation 6 Acres & an half were the same little more or less Together with the 3 Cottages thereon erected & built All which sd Heredits were situate & being in the parish of Milton in the County of Berks And also of & in All that other Plot or parcel of Land or Ground situate in the South Field in Milton afsd contg 23 Acres & 5 perches bounded by Old Inclosures in Milton afsd - by the 2nd Allotment in lieu of Lands & other rights to the Governors of St Thomas Hospital in London - by the 1st Allotment in lieu of Lands & other rights to Thos Bowles & the Milton Hill Road And of & in All that Meadow Ground called the Lott Mead in Milton afsd contg 3a 2r 29p more or less And of & in All that other Meadow Ground called the Stert in Milton
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afsd & containing 1 2 23 more or less And of & in All Lands Tenements & Heredits which under or by virtue of any Act of Parliament or otherwise had been allotted or awarded or exchanged or substituted in respect or for or in lieu of the sd Cottages or Tenements Closes or parcels of Land & Heredits thereinbefore described or mentioned or any of them or in respect of any of them or in respect of any right of Common or other right appendant or appurtenant thereto And all new erections & buildings thereon erected & built And of & in all other, if any, Messes Lands & Heredits then vested in sd M.A. Dewe or held in trust for her situate & being in the parish of Milton afsd or elsewhere in the County of Berks And of & in All & singular the rights members privileges & appurts whatsr to the sd Cottages or Tenements Lands & Heredits - And the Reversion etc And all the Estate etc To hold the same Unto & to the use of the sd T. Dewe & J. Roberts their Heirs & Assigns for ever Nevertheless Upon the Trusts & for the intents & purposes & with & subject to the powers provisoes agreements & declarations thereinafter declared expressed & contained of or concerning same Powers to Trustees to raise by Mortgage or Charge of or upon sd Heredits Sums for advancement of Children and also to lease for any term not exceeding 21 years Proviso Agreement & Declaration that it shod be lawful for the sd Trustees or Trustee of now Abstracting presents for the time being if they in their discretion thought fit to dispose of & convey either by way of absolute Sale or in exchange for or by way of Partition in lieu of other Messuages Lands or Tenements or parts or shares of Messuages Lands or Tenements to be situate in England or Wales but not in Ireland the sd 1/3rd part or share & Heredits thereby settled And also to join or concur with the other persons interested therein in disposing of & conveying either by way of Sale or in exchange as afsd the Entirety of the sd Cottages or Tenements Lands & Heredits thereinbefore described or mentioned or any of them & the absolute legal estate & interest in the sd part or share or entirety as the case might be (freed & absolutely released & discharged from the trusts & powers thereinbefore declared and contained in relation thereto) to any person or persons for such price or prices in money or for such Equivalent or recompense in Messuages Lands or Tenements or parts of Messuages Lands or Tenements either of Freehold or Copyhold tenure & with or without receiving or paying any sum or sums of Money for Equality of exchange or partition as to the sd Trustees or Trustee for the time being shod seem expedient Declaration as to investment of monies received on Sale of sd Hereds or for Equality of Exchange or Partition And the sd J.K. Leake in pursuance of the Agreement on his part thereinbefore recited And in conson of sd intended Marriage Did thereby for himself his Heirs Exors & Admons Covenant & agree with sd T. Dewe
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& J Roberts their Heirs & Assigns That if at any time after the solemnization of sd intended Marriage & during the lifetime of sd J.K. Leake any further part or share or parts or share of the sd Cottages or Tenements Lands & Heredits thereinbefore described should be given or devised or descend to or otherwise come into the possession of sd M A Dewe or to or upon the sd J.K. Leake & MA Dewe for an Estate in fee simple or in fee entail in possession Then & in every such case the sd JK Leake would at the expense of the same part or share or parts or shares & Heredits make do & execute & join & concur with sd MA Dewe in making doing executing & perfecting all such Acts deeds Conveyances & Assurances in the Law whatsoever as the sd Trustees or Trustee of now Abstracting presents for the time being or their or his Counsel in the Law shod think proper or advise for effectually vesting in the sd Trustees or Trustee their or his Heirs & Assigns such further part or share or parts or shares of sd Cottages or Tenements Lands & Heredits as might so come into the possession of sd M.A.Dewe or sd J.K. Leake & MA Dewe in her right as thereinbefore mentioned to be held by the sd Trustees or Trustee their or his Heirs & Assigns Upon & for such & the same trusts intents and purposes and with under & subject to such & the same powers provisoes Agreements & Declarations as were thereinbefore decld expressed & contained of or concerning the sd 1/3rd part or share Heredits & premises thereby settled or as near thereto as the deaths of parties & other circumstances would then admit of Proviso Agreement & Declaration between & by the sd parties to now Abstracting presents That the receipt or receipts in Writing of the Trustees or Trustee of now Abstarcting presents for the time being for all or any Moneys payable or to be paid to them or him under or by virtue or upon or for any of the trusts or purposes of those presents should be good & sufficient as a discharge or discharges to the person or persons liable to pay the same his her or their Heirs Exors Admons & Assigns And that such person or persons shod not be obliged to see to the application or be answerable for the misapplication of the moneys therein respectively expressed to be received or any part thereof respectively Power to appoint new Trustees & Trustees Indemnity Clauses Executed by sd Mary Anne Dewe & J Knight Leake & Attested by one Witness

184- The sd John Lamball Dewe the Son died unmarried

1856 The sd Jas Roberts died & was buried at Steventon Berks
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15 February 1858 By Indenture of this date made between Willian Dewe of Bank St West Emerald Hill Melbourne Australia of the 1st part Thomas Dewe of Longworth in the Coy of Berks Esq of the 2nd part the sd John K. Leake and Mary Ann Leake his wife of the 3rd prt Richard Mallam of Milton in the sd Coy of Berks Esqr of the 4th pt and William Mallam of Milton afsd Esqr of the 5th pt

Reciting the hereinbfe abstracted Indres of Le & Rele dated resply the 11 & 12 Aug 1818

And reciting that the sd J.L.Dewe & M. Roberts were married at Steventon Berks on the 12 Aug 1818

And reciting that there were 4 children of the sd Marriage nameley John Lamball Dewe since deced who was thrinar to distinguish him from his Father called "J.L. Dewe the Son" the sd WilliamDewe the sd M.A. Leake and Silvia Dewe since deced

And reciting death of the sd Silvia Dewe an infant of the age of 16 years on the 3rd Sep 1840

And reciting death of the sd J.L. Dewe and of Mary his wife

And reciting that the power of Appointment by the thrinbfe recited Mare of 12 Aug 1818 reserved had not been exercised

And reciting the hrinbfe abstracted Indre of 9 July 1842

And reciting the hrinbfe abstracted of 11 July 1842

And reciting that the sd J.L. Dewe the Son died on the 27 Sep 1842 and was buried at St Johns Moulsham Essex unmarried & without having barred the entail in or in any other manner disposed of the 1/4th equal untableided part or share originally limited to him by the sd abstracted Indres of 11 & 12 Aug 1818 of & in the premes therein comprised or in the one 1/12 equal untableided
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part or share which accrued to him on the death of the sd Silvia Dewe as apd of and in the same heres & premes

And reciting that the sd J. Roberts died on the 20 June 1856 and was buried at Steventon Berks

And reciting that no Settlement in pursuance of the Coot for that purpose contd in the sd recited Indre of 11 July 1842 had yet been made of the part or share (being one sixth equal untableided part or share) of and in the sd heres & premes which accrued to the sd J.K. Leake & M.A. Leake in right of the sd Mary Ann Leake upon the death of the sd .L. Dewe the Son

And reciting that under the limitations contd in the sd recited Indre of 12 Aug 1818 and under the circumstances thrinbfe recited the said WilliamDewe was then seized of one untableided moiety or equal half part of and in the said heres & premes therein comprised for an Estate Tail in posson and the said Thomas Dewe as surviving Trustee under the said recited Indre of 11 July 1842 was seized of one third equal untableided part of & in the same heres for an estate in fee simple in posson upon the trusts nevless and with the power of Sale in the same Indre contd And the sd J.K. Leake & M.A. Leake his wife in right of the sd Mary Ann were seized of one sixth equal untableided part or share subject nevless to the trusts including the power of Sale by the said last mentioned Indres declared concerning the said one third equal untableided part or share thereby settle

And reciting that the sd William Dewe in his own right & the sd Thos Dewe as Surviving Trustee of the sd recited Indre of 11 July 1842 in pursuance of the power contained in the same
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with the privity of the said J.K. Leake & M.A. Leake testified he had contracted and agreed with the said Richard Mallam for the Sale to him for the sum of 2500 of the entirety of the sd heres & premes thereinbfe described & comprised in the sd recited Indres of 11 & 12 Aug 1818 (except a small portion thereof consisting of 2 acres of land more or less which had been sold and conveyed to the Great Western Railway Company) and the fee simple and inhanse throf with the appurts free from incumbrances except a quit rent of 2.0.0 1/2 payable to the Lord of the Manor of Milton

It is witnessed that in conson of 1250 (being one moiety of the sd sum of 2500) by the sd R. Mallam to the sd W. Dewe in hand paid the receipt etc & also in conson of 1250 (being the other moiety of the sd sum of 2500) with the consent of the sd J.K. Leake & M.A. Leake his Wife testified as afsd paid by the sd R. Mallam to the sd Thomas Dewe as such surviving Tree as afsd the receipt etc He the sd W. Dewe as to one untableided moiety or equal half or share of & in the sd heres & pres Did by abstracting presents which were to be enrolled in Her M's High Ct. of Chancery pursuant to the thrinbfe mentd Statute Ger ant and confirm and the sd T Dewe as to the other untableided moiety or equal half part of the same heres & pres as such surviving Tree as afsd and in pursuance & excercise of the power or authority contd in the sd recited Indre of the 11 July 1842 Did by abstracting presents grant And the sd J.K. Leake & M.A. Leake his Wife as to their respive beneficial estates or interest in
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in the said last mentd moiety of and in the sd last mentd heres & premes under the said recited Indre of 11 July 1842 And also as to the one sixth equal untableided part or share of or in the sd heres & premes of which the sd Mary Ann were so seized for an estate tail in posson Did and each of them Did by abstracting presents (which were intended to be not only enrolled but to be acknowledged by the sd M.A. Leake pursuant to the same Statute and executed by her with the concurrence of the sd J.K. Leake her husband testified etc grant & confirm unto the said Richard Mallam and his heirs All those and that the heres & pres thrinbfe described and comprised in and conveyed by the thrinbfe recited Indres of 11 & 12 Aug 1818 (save and except the portion thereof consisting of 2 acres more or less which had been sold and conveyed to the Great Western Railway as thrinbfe was mentioned) All which sd heres & premes thereby granted or intended so to be were then in the Tenure or occupation of the said R. Mallam as yearly Tenant thof and the parlars throf arre further contd in the Schedule thrunder written Together with all bdgs etc And all the Este

To hold the same with their appurts unto the sd R. Mallam & his heirs freed and for ever discharged from all and every the estates tail then vested in the said William Dewe and J.K. Leake & Mary Ann Leake in right of the said recited Settlement of the sd J.L. Dewe deced or otherwise and all remainders reversions estates rights Titles Interests and powers To take effect after the determination
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and in defeasance of such estates tail respectively or any of them but subject nevless to the thrinbfe mentd Just Rent of 2.0.01/2 payable to the Lord of the Manor of Milton To such uses for such estates and in such manner as the sd R. Mallam should by any deed or deeds with or without power of revocation and new appointment from time to time or at any time appoint And in default etc To the use of the sd R. Mallam & his ass during his life without unpeachment of waste Remr To the use of the sd William Mallam and his heirs during the life of the sd Richard Mallam In trust for him & his ass Remr To the use of the said R. Mallam his heirs and ass for ever Declon by the sd R. Mallam in bar of Dower Covt by the sd T. Dewe that he had not incumbered Covt by the sd W. Dewe and by the sd J.R. Leake for himself and Mary Ann Leake his Wife For good right to grant - for quiet enjoyment - free from incumbs - and for further assurance The Schedule to which the above abstracted Indenture referred Eight Cottages or Tenements now in the respive occupations of Midwinter Pullen Kent Gibbs Hutchins Pullen Bread and Caudwell two of which Cottages or Tenements were lately erected & built on the site of a House called the Potash House with the Farm Yard Barns Stable & outhouses and the Orchard and close of Meadow Land or Ground thereto adjoining containing by estimon 6 acres and 2 roods more or less situate in Milton aforesaid
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a plot or parcel of Arable Land or Ground situate in the South Field in Milton aforesaid containing by estimation 21 acres more or less A Meadow Ground called the Lott Mead in Milton aforesaid containing by estimon 3a 2r 29p more or less A Meadow Ground called the Stert in Milton aforesaid containing by estimation 1a 2r 23p more or less Executed by the sd W. Dewe T. Dewe J.K. Leake M.A. Leake & R. Mallam Receipts for 1250 & 1250 endorsed signed and witnessed This deed was acknowledged by the said M.A. Leake in the presence of Robt P Bartrop and James Bell Perpetual Commissioners etc This deed was enrolled in Her M's High Ct of Chancery 7 June 1858 pursuant to the Act of Parliament 3 & 4 William IV cap 74
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19 January 1871 By Indre of this date made between the said R. Mallam of the one part William Paley of Lombard Street in the City of London Wholesale Perfumer Richard James of the City of Oxford China and Glass Merchant and George William Harn of Richmond in the Coy of Surrey Gentleman of the other part

Reciting the seisin of the said R. Mallam And reciting that the said W Paley RJ Spiers & GW Harn had agreed to lend the said R Mallam the sum of 3163 17 0 on having the repayment of thereof with interest secured in manner hereinafter appearing It was witnessed that in conson of 3163 17 0 the said R Mallam paid by the said W Paley RJ Spiers and GW Harn (the Exctrs etc) He the said RJ Mallam Did Grant and Convey unto the said W Paley RJ Spiers and GW Harn their heirs & assigns Firstly all that plot or piece of land or ground which in Great West Field in Sutton Courtenay in the County of Berks Containing 8a 2r 19p bounded by the fourth allotment to Thomas Curtis lands in the Parish of Milton and by the Milton Road And Secondly All those five Cottages formerly eight Cottages or Tenements now or late in the respective occupations of Midwinter Pullen Kent Gibbs Hutchins Baldwin Bread and Caudwell two of which Cottages were some time since erected on the site of a house called the Potash House with the farm yard barns stable and outhouses and the orchard & Close of meadow land or ground thereto adjoining containing by estimation 6a & 2r more or less situate in Milton aforesaid A plot or parcel of arable land situate in the South Field in Milton aforesaid containing by estimation
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21a more or less

Also a meadow ground called the Lott Mead in Milton aforesaid containing by estimation 3a 2r 29p more or less

And a meadow ground called the Stert in Milton aforesaid containing by estimation 1a 2r 23p more or less Together with the appurts And all the est etc

To hold the same unto and to the use of the said W Paley RJ Spiers and GW Harn their heirs & assigns for ever subject nevertheless to the promise for redemption thereof thereinafter contained[?] Proviso for redemption on payment by the said R Mallam on the 19th June the[?] inest[?] to the said W Paley RJ Spiers and GW Harn of the sum of 3163-17 with interest for the same at the rate of 4-10 percent per annum without any deduction

Covenant by the said R Mallam with the said W Paley RJ Spiers and GW Harn To pay the same sum of 3163-17 with the interest on the 19th June then[?] inest[?] without any deduction (except property tax) To pay interest for said sum after that date at rate of 4-10 per cent per annum

Declaration by the same W Paley RJ Spiers and GW Harn that said sum of 3163-17 belonged to Cham[?] on a fond[?] account

Full Power of sale and usual Consequential clauses

Covenants by the said R Mallam with the said W Paley RJ Spiers and GW Harn For power to grant For quiet enjoyment after default For Freedom from incumbrances & For further assurances Executed by the said R Mallam and attested Receipts for conson money (3163-17) indorsed signed and witnessed

9th April 1877 The sd Wm Paley died

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