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Freehold Titles (ERO D/DHt73/19 Jn Sparrow to Jn Lake etc parcel of Gilberts etc)

6.5.1718 (Tuesday 6 May 1718)

document 29700005

this indenture made 6.5.1718 between Jn Sparrow of Earls Colne baymaker son and heir of Jn Sparrow late of Earls Colne saymaker deceased of the one part and Jn Lake of Rivenhall yeoman Thos Lake of Rivenhall of the other part witnesseth that the said Jn Sparrow party hereunto for and in consideration of the sum of 5s to him in hand paid by them the said Jn Lake and Thos Lake at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof the said Jn Sparrow party hereunto doth hereby acknowledge himself therewith fully satisfied hath bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the said Jn Lake and Thos Lake all those two pieces or parcels of land or pasture ground with appurtenances lying and being in Earls Colne aforesaid containing by estimation both together 1a and a half more or less together with a messuage or tenement and several outhouses thereupon lately erected and built one of the said parcels lieth between the garden formerly of Lance Prior and before that the ground of Thos Harrison (may be Thos Harrison) and Geo Chatterton on the one part and the land or garden formerly of Thos Prior on the other part and the land or garden formerly of Rich Rookes on the part of the north another part thereof abutteth on a certain way called Park Lane on the west and upon the lands formerly of Rose Church and Steph Champenny on the part of the east and upon the land called Bearcroft on the part of the south and also all that pightle or parcel of freehold ground lately parcel of Gilberts containing by estimation 1a in Earls Colne and abutting on the lands called Bearcrofts formerly belonging to Thos Allen and Agnes Biston widow on the part of the south also another part thereof abuts upon the gardens or orchards formerly of Geo Garrard in part and of Jn Orvis in part on the part of the north the kings highway towards the west and also all that freehold croft of land or pasture ground formerly called Bearcroft and now called or known by the name by the name of Windmill Field whereupon a windmill lately stood or by whatsoever name or names the same be called or known containing by estimation 5a more or less lying in Earls Colne aforesaid between the lands formerly of the Earl of Oxford and parcel of Bearcroft towards the east and a chase or driftway leading from Earls Colne aforesaid towards the park there on the west one head thereof abutting upon lands sometime one Robt Rookes towards the north and the other head thereof abutting upon a certain drift or chaseway leading from Bearcroft aforesaid towards the south and also one piece or parcel of marsh or meadow ground heretofore called Spriggs Marsh and now called or know by the name of Wrens Park containing by estimation 1r more or less lying in Earls Colne all which messuages tenements pieces or parcels of land meadow pasture ground and premises were late in the tenure or occupation of the said Jn Sparrow deceased and now are in the tenure or occupation of the said Jn Sparrow party hereunto his assignee or assigns and the reversions etc to have and to hold the said messuage and tenement lands meadows pastures and marsh ground and all and singular other the premises herein aforementioned or intended to be hereby bargained and sold with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Jn Lake and Thos Lake their executors administrators and assigns from the day next before the date of these presents for and until the full end and term of one whole year from thence next ensuing fully to be complete to the intent that by virtue hereof and by force of the statute made for transferring of uses into possession the said Jn Lake and Thos Lake may be in the actual possession of the said premises and may thereby be enabled to accept and take a grant and release of the reversion and inheritance thereof to them and their heirs to such uses intents and purposes as shall be declared in and by one indenture of grant and release bearing date the day next after the day of the date of these presents in witness whereof the parties first above named to these presents have interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written Jn Sparrow