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Mason Family; Description of Lands


Description of the land intended to be leased by the Dule of Dorset to Nathaniel Mason for 99 years at an annual rental of 7/-. 'Piece of ground lying on the west side of Southern Lane at the north end where two tenaments stood (now burnt) in the occupation of Stephen Ricketts and Joseph Joynes abutted on the west by a cherry orchard of Nathaniel Mason and on the north by a coal yard late the land of Miller.' 'land of the east side of Southern Lane with late burnt tenaments in the occupation of John Jordan and Adam Ingram, abutted on the west and east by a lane and river and the land of Nathaniel Mason on the south and the King's highway on the north.