Land tenure -- England -- Early works to 1800
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This collection of miscellaneous documents, written between the 13th to 19th centuries, mostly relate to land and property transactions and maintenance in England. The bulk of the documents are dated from the 16th through 19th centuries. The remaining documents concern legal and official matters, family papers, probate and wills, and accounts and business. The documents pertain to many of the counties in England, as well as some matters taking place in other parts of the British Isles.
Christopher Smyth, a gentleman of Northampton, acknowledges that he has a conveyance from Thomas Breton, an apothecary of Northhampton, and Robert Lloyd Breton, his son, for an estate at Winston and Pettaugh currently being occupied by Joseph Peck. Smyth pledges to keep the deeds for the Breton family. The document is docketed.
This collection consists of estate documents, principally deeds, of the Kaye family of Woodsome in Yorkshire, England, from the 13th to 18th centuries, with the majority of documents dating from the 16th and 17th centuries. Some locations cited in these documents include Almondbury, Honley, Kirkheaton, Slaithwaite, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, etc.