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Freehold Titles (ERO D/Q6ACC 6029/57)

2.1.5Anne1 (Thursday 2 January 1707)

document 32900260

this indenture made the 2.1.5Anne1 between Jas Smith of West Bergholt in the county of Essex singleman only son and heir of Jas Smith late of Wormingford in the said county yeoman deceased of the one part and Jn Cressener of Earls Colne in the county aforesaid esq of the other part witnesseth that the said Jas Smith party hereunto for and in consideration of the sum of 5li10s of lawful money of England to him in hand well and truly paid by the said Jn Cressener at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof the said Jas Smith doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and of every part thereof doth acquit exonerate and discharge the said Jn Cressener his heirs executors and administrators and every of them by these presents hath granted released ratified quitclaimed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant release ratify quitclaim and confirm unto the said Jn Cressener in his actual possession now being by virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made for one year by the said Jas Smith party hereunto in and by indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents and by force of the statute for transferring of uses into possession unto his heirs and assigns forever all that his messuage or tenement (smudge) called or known by the name of Cobbs or by whatsoever other name or names the same be called or known with the yard and garden to the same belonging and adjoining with all and singular the appurtenances situate lying and being in a certain street called Holt Street in Earls Colne aforesaid and now or late in the tenure or occupation of Mary Bullock widow her assignee or assigns and all ways easements profits hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said messuage or tenement belonging or in anywise appurtaining one moiety of which said messuage or tenement and premises did descend and come unto the said Jas Smith party hereunto and his heirs as only son and heir of the said Jas Smith late of Wormingford aforesaid yeoman deceased who was eldest son of Margt Smith who was one of the two daughters and coheirs of Jn Brownson late of Earls Colne aforesaid thatcher deceased which said Jn Brownson purchased the said messuage and premises of Rich Harlakenden esq and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits of all and singular the premises and all the estate right title interest possession reversion reversions possibility property claim and demand whatsoever of him the said Jas Smith party hereunto of in or unto the same or any part or parcel thereof and of also all deeds writings evidences escripts and muniments whatsoever touching and concerning the said premises now in the custody or possession of the said Jas Smith party hereunto or of any other person or persons by his delivery or privity to have and to hold the said messuage or tenement yard and garden and all and singular the premises hereinbefore mentioned and intended to be hereby granted their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns to the only proper use and behoof of the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns absolutely and forever without any condition redemption or revocation whatsoever and the said Jas Smith party hereunto for himself his heirs executors and administrators doth covenant promise and grant to and with the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns by these presents in manner and form following that is to say that the said Jas Smith now at the time of the ensealing and delivery of these presents is and standeth lawfully seised of and in one moiety of the said messuage or tenement and premises with the appurtenances of a good sure lawful indefeasable estate of inheritance in fee simple and that he now hath in himself good right full power and lawful authority to grant convey the same unto the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns forever according to the true intent and meaning of these presents and further that it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns from time to time and at all times from henceforth forever hereafter peaceably and quietly to have hold and enjoy the said messuage or tenement yard garden and premises hereby granted or mentioned to be granted with every of their appurtenances and the rents issues and profits thereof to receive and take to his and their own use and uses forever without the lawful let suit trouble action molestation disturbance interruption of the said Jas Smith party hereunto his heirs and assigns or of any other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim from by or under him or them or from by or under the said Jas Smith his late father Mary Smith (Margt Smith) his late grandmother or Jn Brownson his late greatgrandfather or any of them and that free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted exonerated and discharged of and from all and all manner of former and other gifts grants bargains sales leases mortgages jointures dowers uses wills entails debts rents arrearages of rents states recognizances judgements extents executions and of and from all other estates titles troubles charges and encumbrances whatsoever had made committed done or suffered or to be had made committed done or suffered by the said Jas Smith party hereunto his heirs or assigns or by any other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim from by or under him or them or from by or under any of his foresaid ancestors the rents and services from henceforth to grow due and payable to the lord or lords of the fee or fees wherefore the said premises are holden for and in respect of the tenure thereof only excepted and lastly that the said Jas Smith party hereunto and his heirs and all and every other person and persons whatsoever lawfully claiming or to to claim from by or under him or them shall and will from time to time and at all times hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the costs and charges in the law of the said Jn Cressener his heirs or assigns make do acknowledge levy suffer and execute or cause and procure to be made done acknowledged levied suffered and executed all and every such further and other reasonable act and acts devises conveyances and assurances in the law whatsoever for the further better and more sure and perfect conveying and confirming of the said messuage or tenement and premises with the appurtenances to the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns forever as by the said Jn Cressener his heirs or assigns or his or their counsel learned in the law shall be reasonably devised advised or required in witness whereof the parties to these presents interchangeable have set their hands and seals the day and year first above written mark Jas Smith sealed and delivered in the presence of us being stamped with two sixpe nny stamps S Grimston Jn Everards