Catalogue description Conveyance (Copy)   1) Margaret Rudd, late of Biggleswade, afterwards of Ampthill AND...

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Conveyance (Copy)


1) Margaret Rudd, late of Biggleswade, afterwards of Ampthill AND now of Kempsey, Worcs, Widow of Edward Rudd, late of Biggleswade, Gent (grandson of Edward Rudd, heretofore of Biggleswade, long since deaceased)


2) Reverend Edward Miles Rudd of Kempsey, Worcs, Clerk (next brother and heir at law of Richard Edmund Rudd, late of Harcourt Buildings, Inner Temple, London, Gent deceased, who was the eldest son of Edward Rudd, the grandson.) Thomas Anderson Rudd, Major in the Bedfordshire Militia, youngest son of Edward Rudd, the grandson.


3) John Bricheno of Biggleswade, Gent (purchaser)


4) Isaac Hindley of Baldock, Herts, Gent (Trustee)


Recites Marriage Settlement


1) Edward Rudd, the Grandson (marrying party)


2) Margaret Miles of Worcester, Spinster (marrying party)


3) Matthew Duane & Richard Rudd (Marriage Trustees)


1) agrees to convey to 3) as Trustees for Sale all copyhold held of Manor of Biggleswade to secure £100pa rentcharge. 31 August 1769


Recites no Surrender made under the above Settlement


Recites Surrender by Edward Rudd, the grandson, to the uses of his will 19 & 20 October 1779


Recites Will of Edward Rudd, the grandson (died 1797)


Appoints his wife Margaret, his wife Margaret his sole executrix with power to sell allhis messuages and cottages made 12 April 1797


Rudd left his wife Margaret and Edward Miles Rudd, Thomas Anderson Rudd, Anna Maria (deceased) his children.


Recites Admission of Margaret Rudd 27 February 1801


Recites death of Richard without issue, leaving Edward, his next brother and heir at law.


Recites Contract of Margaret Rudd to sell to John Bricheno and agreed to release the property from Covenant to oproduce £100pa rental.


Piece of arable (20A) called Simons Piece with farm Yard, cottage, barns, stables, cowhouses and other buildings erected on them, situated in the Middle Field, Biggleswade, late in the occupation of Edward Rudd and now of John Bricheno. It adjoins a common pasture called New Pasture.


AND pightle, close or pasture (sic) land (8A) called Ploughed Pightle


Abs N New Pasture


S Pightle below


AND Close or pightle of pasture (2A,2R) called Pightle in Hitch Mead, late in the occupation of George Chalkley Taylor, but now of John Bricheno


Abs N Ploughed Pightle


AND two small pieces of pasture ground in Hitch Mead Pightle with a piece of land belonging to George Musgrave lying between them (late occupied by Gaeorge Chalkeley Taylor but now by John Bricheno


Abs E Brook


W Hitchmead


All above lie in Biggleswade and are held by Copy of Court Roll of the Manor of Biggleswade


AND New Pasture or the Sheep Walk (40A),Biggleswade


AND Right of Common for 120 Sheep and right of common for all other manner of cattle with or without stint, as were held either by Margaret Rudd or Edward Rudd, her late husband.


Consideration £3900 paid by 3) to 1) 8 July 1811


Prepared by Lindsell of Biggleswade papermark 1820

Date: 1769-1820
Held by: Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Immediate source of acquisition:

Acc No 3366

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