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Knight of Barrells


Disentailing deed being a release in fee from Charles Raleigh Knight of 36 Montague Square co. Middx. esq. late a captain in Her Majesty's 25th regiment of infantry, to William Parke of No. 63 Lincolns Inn Fields co. Middx. gent., reciting the will of Robert earl of Catherlough dated 11 February 1772 and a codicil dated 24 February 1772, and that testator died on 30 March 1772, and reciting that Robert Knight had married Frances Dormer spinster and by her had three children, and that Henry Raleigh Knight had married Juliana Bolton spinster and by her had four children, including the said Charles Raleigh Knight his only surviving son, and reciting the Act of 1808, and the death of Robert Knight on 5 January 1855, and the declaration (no. DR 225/25) dated 6 January 1855, and that he as surviving son of the said Henry Raleigh Knight was or claimed to be entitled to an estate in tail male in all the real estates subject to the will of Robert earl of Catherlough, and being desirous of having the said estates discharged from entail and vested in him absolutely, it was then witnessed that the said Charles Raleigh Knight conveyed to the said William Parke free of entail all the said manors, messuages and lands, and assigned to him all the monies and personal estate intended to be laid out in purchase of such estates under the will of 1772 or Act of 1808, in trust for the said Charles Raleigh Knight. Signed and sealed: C.R. Knight. Seal applied on green silk. Witnesses: Thos. Elms, Chas. Twort, clerks to Mr. Wm. Parke. Endorsed as having been enrolled in the High Court of Chancery, 12 January 1855.