Freehold Titles (ERO D/DHwT104 seventh document Wm Harlakenden to Edm Raven New House)

8.8.1673 (Friday 8 August 1673)

document 27100005

this indenture made the 8.8.1673 between Wm Harlakenden of Earls Colne in the county of Essex esq of the one part and Edm Raven of Cressing in the county aforesaid yeoman of the other part witnesseth that the said Wm Harlakenden for and in consideration for the shilling of the lawful english money to him in hand paid by the said Edm Raven at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof the said Wm doth hereby acknowledge have bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargain and sell to the said Edm Raven all that messuage or tenement commonly called or known by name of the New House or by whatsoever name or names called or known together with all the outhouses edifices buildings barns stables dove house yards gardens orchards lands meadows pastures and feedings thereunto belonging or therewith now or heretofore used letten occupied or enjoyed or accepted reputed or taken to be as part parcel or member thereof or appertaining with the appurtenances situate lying and being in Earls Colne aforesaid in or near certain lands there called Colne Park and late in the tenure of or occupation of Hen Ennew gentleman and the reversion or reversions remainder or remainders together with the rents and profits thereof to have and to hold the said messuage lands and all other the premises with their appurtenances to the said Edm Raven his executors administrators or assigns from 24.6. last past for and during the term of six months from thence next ensuing and fully to be complete and ended yielding and paying therefore at the end of the said term the rent of one peppercorn if it be lawfully be demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and by force of the statute for transferring of uses into possession the said Edm Raven being in actual possession of the said messuage and premises and may be enabled to accept and take grant and conveyance of the reversion and inheritance thereof to him and his heirs for such use intents and purposes under such provisos and limitations as in and by one other indenture thereof to be made shall be declared limited and appointed in witness whereof the parties above named to these present indentures interchangeably have set their hands and seals the day and the year first above written Wm Harlakenden