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Mortgage: Honington


Mortgage from William Mellish of Albemarle Street in the parish of St. George, Hanover Square, and Thomas Carter of Cork Street, Burlington Gardens, London, esq. (surviving executors of the will of John Baker late of London, deceased, who survived Sir Thomas Drury, deceased) to Judith Townsend of Stanhope Street near Hyde Park, London, widow of Joseph Townsend, deceased (reciting no. ER3/2041 and that Joseph Townsend died in 1763 leaving Judith his wife, Gore Townsend his only son and heir, and Ann Townsend, now wife of John Tempest of Winyard, co. Durham, him surviving, and reciting that Joseph Townsend made no appointment concerning the sum of £12,000 charged upon his estate in Honington for portions for his younger children and reciting the death of John Gore who was survived by Sir Thomas Drury and John Baker his co-trustees of the marriage settlement) in consideration of £12,000 by Judith Townsend advanced to John Tempest on his marriage with Ann Townsend (which sum had been invested in the purchase of hereditaments at Barmston, co. Durham, and was the sum charged upon the estate of Joseph Townsend at Honington by ER3/2040-2042 to provide portions for the younger children of Joseph Townsend) of the hereditaments at Honington described in ER3/2040-2042 by assignment to her of the term of 300 years, limited by ER3/2040-2042 to the trustees of the settlement to secure the said sum of £12,000. Witnesses: Jona Price of Salters Hall and Folliott Sandford, his clerk.

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