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Freehold Titles (ERO D/DHt73/24 Jn Lake etc to Jas Bullerd parcel of Gilberts etc)

4.1.1723 (Friday 4 January 1723)

document 30100005

this indenture made 4.1.1723 between Jn Lake of Rivenhall yeoman and Thos Lake of Rivenhall yeoman of the one part and Jas Bullerd of Earls Colne gardener of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of 5s etc to the said Jn Lake and Thos Lake in hand well and truly paid by the said Jas Bullerd and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof the said Jn Lake and Thos Lake do hereby acknowledge they the said Jn Lake and Thos Lake and either of them hath bar gained sold and by these presents do and either of them doth bargain and sell unto the said Jas Bullerd all those two pieces or parcels of land or pasture ground with appurtenances lying and being in Earls Colne aforesaid containing both together by estimation 1a and a half be the same 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 grounds of Thos Harrison (may be Thos Harrison) and Geo Chatterton on the one part and the lands or garden of Thos Prior on the other part and upon the land or garden formerly of Rich Rookes on the part of the north the other part thereof abutteth upon a certain way called Park Lane on the part of the west and upon the lands formerly of Rose Church and Steph Champney on the part of the east and upon the lands called Bearcrofts on the part of the south and also all that pightle or parcel of freehold ground late par cel of Gilberts containing 1a more or less in Earls Colne and abutting upon 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 of Geo Garrard in part and of Jn Orvice in part on the north the kings highway leading 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 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 toward the park there on the west one head thereof abutting upon the lands sometime of one Robt Rookes toward 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 known by the name of Wrens Park containing by estimation 1r more or less lying in Earls Colne aforesaid all which said messuage or tenement pieces or parcels of land etc were late in the tenure or occupation of Jn Sparrow and now in the tenure or occupation Jas Bullerd his assignee or assignees and also all other the freehold lands tenements and hereditaments whatsoever of the said Jn Lake and Thos Lake situate lying and being in Earls Colne and the reversion etc to have and to hold the said messuage tenement lands meadows etc herein aforementioned or intended to be hereby bargained and sold with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Jas Bullerd his executors administrators and assigns from the day next before the day of the date of these presents unto the full end and term of one whole year 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 only if demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and by force of the statute for the transferring of uses into possession the said Jas Bullerd may be in the actual possession of the said premises and may thereby be enabled to accept and take a grant of the reversion and inheritance thereof to him and his heirs to the sole and proper use and behoof of him the said Jas Bullerd his heirs and assigns forever in witness whereof the parties first above named to these present indentures have interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written Jn Lake Thos Lake witnessed Robt Jegon Jn Jegon