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Norton Lindsey


Indentures of Lease and Release, the Release dated 14th January 1715 between Thomas Hewett of Sherborne labourer of one part and John Wilkes of Norton Lindsey shoemaker of the other part whereby a close with appurtenances situate at the lower end of a furlong called Goseacre lying in the Common Fields of Norton Lindsey and then in the tenure of John Wilkes bounded on the East by land of Anne and Dorcas Rowley and on the West by land of John Eysell was conveyed by Thomas Hewett to John Wilkes in consideration of £7-10-0. Signed by the mark of Thomas Hewett. Red wax seal, a pelican. Witnessed by Richard Williams, Thomas Renolls and Henry Yearwood. Lease dated 13th January 1715 for one year by Thomas Hewett to John Wilkes of the same property. Signed, sealed and witnessed as before. Lot No. 205 in 1930 sale