Assignment of lease by way of mortgage. £150.
(i) Peter Trevisa, Crockaton, St. Mellion, esq.
(ii) Rich. Richmond, London, gent.
(Rec. of lease of Jn. Frances, Gilbert Staplehill, Vincent Winchester, Wm. Spurway, Jn. Martyn, Rich. Smith, Geo. Plumleigh, Thos. Plumleigh, Thos. Wandroppe, Wm. Holland, Jn. Plumleigh, jun. and Jn. Follett of borough of Clifton Dartmouth Hardnes, Devon, merchants under common seal the the said borough, 1 August 1622, (surr. of former lease to Aldred Staplehill, 67 yrs. to run. Andrew Voysey, Dartmouth, merchant, possessed of lease and had undertaken to erect some commodious buildings on the land). Also £3. Leased to him (A. Voysey) - quay and parcel of land in Dartmouth, Fosse Way on west. Quay extended from there east as far as wall of quay or palace called Howlyes Hall. For 80 yrs. Rent 13s. 4d.
Recital: Wm. Barnes, Lawrence Wheeler, Jn. Budley, Jn. Hollygrove, Walt. Jay, Gilbert Staplehill, Anthony Follett, Jn. Plumleigh, Jn. Matthew, Dartmouth, merchants and feoffees of lands belonging to the corporation of the borough, 6 August 1655 under common seal of the borough. For £25 leased to Andrew Voysey, curtilage, palace, cellar and loft at North Town, Dartmouth, at the Fosse, street called Fosse on the west, east Dartmouth harbour. Cellar and loft built on land of first recital (above). To hold from 24 June 1703 for 32 yrs. Rent 13s.
Recital: Jn. Francis, Wm. Spurway, Gilbert Staplehill and Jn. Plumleigh of Dartmouth, merchants and feoffees by lease under common seal of borough 7 August 1655. For £4. To Andrew Voysey, land at N. town Dartmouth adjg. E. side of cellar occ. by Voysey. From 24 June 1703 for 32 yrs. Rent 4d. Part of first recited lease to Andrew Voysey, merchant, father of Andrew Voysey, late husband of Rebeca Vosey. Rec. of will of Andrew Voysey, the father, 18 May 1653, excr. s. Andrew Voysey, 21 Aug. 1653. A. Voysey, jun. proved the will at Westminster ('in the then Court for probate of Wills..') and procured redr. of term of first lease. Rec. A. Voysey, jun. made his will 25 December 1680 - made wife Rebecca excx. She proved at P.C.C.
After leases a 'fair messuage' and several other edifices built and a crane and a crane house on land leased above - premises improved. Rec. of assignment by Rebecca Voysey, 14 February, 1683. For £152 to Peter Trevisa - quay, cellars, and lofts and buildings and crane and crane house for redr. of term of 80 years.)
- quay, cellars, lofts, and buildings in North Town, Dartmouth for several terms of years. (Mortgage to be repaid 14 October following at house of Samuel Hartcliffe, scrivener, in Lothbury, London).
Witd. Samuel Harcliff, scrivener; Jn. Drayton, servant.