Attested Copy of Marriage Settlement.

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Details of Attested Copy of Marriage Settlement.
Title: Attested Copy of Marriage Settlement.
Reference: R32/4/1
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Marriage of Coulson Fellowes of Lincolns Inn, Middlesex, Esq., eldest son and heir of late William Fellowes, on of the Masters of High Court of Chancery, Esq., and Mary, his wife, and Urania Herbert, daughter of the late Francis Herbert of Oakley Park, Salop., Esq.

 

Reciting the articles of agreement made between the late William Fellowes and his father-in-law, the late Martyn wherby each of them agree to pay £30,000 to trustees to purchase lands in England to be settled to the use of the heirs male of William and his sons, and reciting that some lands in Devon and Somerset have been purchased under this agreement.

 

Now for £4,000 to Coulson Fellowes by Arthur Herbert of Oakley Park, Esq., eldest son of the late Francis Herbert, and for the promise of payment of a further £6,000, the money devised to Miss Herbert in her father's late will.

 

Coulson Fellowes, with the consent of his mother, Mary Fellowes, to Richard, a second son of the late Francis Herbert, Esq., and John Greenley of Titley, Herefordshire, Esq., trustees;

 

Manors of Eggesford, Chawley also Chawleigh, Borrington also Burrington, Cheldon Cudlip East Worlington Witherigges also Witheridge and Drayford, the Hundred of Witherigges, the capital messuage called Eggesford in p. Eggesford and Chawley, other lands in p. of Eggesford, Wembworthy, Chawley, Borrington, Winkley Rings Ash Dowland Rose Ash Crediton, South Tawton, Great Torrington, Cholmley Cheldon Cudlip East

 

Worlington Witheridges and Drayford, parts of the Manor, borough, hundred, rights and lands of Northtawton, the Manor, borough, hundred, rights and lands of Brampton, the Manor of Hollacomb Parramore in p. of Wynkley, lands in Winkley and Winkley Town, messuages in Goldsmith Street and Keylane by Key Gate, Exeter, parts of messuages in Moreton Hamstead and Chagford and the advowsons of the churches of Eggesford, Chawley, Cheldon, and East Worlington, Devon, and the Manor of Mountsey also Mounyseaux and lands in Mounseaux and Dullverton, Somerset.

 

Coulson Fellowes agrees to pay R.Herbert and John Greenley £8,695 the sum remaining to be laid out under the agreement between his father and maternal grandfather, for the purchase of freehold estates upon trust.

 

Fellowes also agrees to pay Herbert and Greenley a futher £9,000 for the purchase of more freehold estates upon trust.

Date: 27th March 1725
Held by: Huntingdonshire Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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