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Wolverton - Norton Lindsey


Indentures of Lease and Release, the Release dated 14th January 1837 between Joseph Brookes of Wolverton victualler, nephew and heir at law of Samuel Brookes late of Upper Norton otherwise Norton Lindsey farmer deceased (who died in August 1828 unmarried and intestate) of one part and John Toy of Barford gardener of the other part whereby Joseph Brookes in £60 to him lent by John Toy mortgaged a parcel of land with a brick kiln, cottage and other buildings thereon in the occupation of Joseph Brookes, used as a brickyard and part as a garden by him containing in all 1 acre, 0 roods and 4 perches bounded on the North by the Parish of Claverdon, on the East by a garden in the occupation of John Matthews, on the South by the road from Wolverton to Warwick and on the West by a garden in the occupation of Joseph Beckett, also a plot of ground in Norton Lindsey containing 21 perches awarded to John Silvester on the inclosure of the Common Fields of Norton Lindsey then in the occupation of Joseph Brookes and more particularly described therein to the said John Toy subject to a proviso for redemption. Signed and sealed by Joseph Brookes. Witnessed by H. Power, clerk to Mr. Kitchin solicitor Barford. Endorsed upon the back with an Indenture dated 8th April 1854 between John Toy and Rhoda Spooner of Warwick spinster whereby John Toy transferred the said Mortgage to Rhoda Spooner in consideration of £60. Signed John Toy. Seal a stag with initials T. N. Witnessed by Thomas Nicks solicitor Warwick. Lease dated 13th January 1837 for one year of the same property by Joseph Brookes to John Toy. Signed, sealed and witnessed as Release.