John Thorold of Lea, bart., John Thorold, esq. eldest son and heir of Sir John of the first part, Elizabeth Ayton, eldest daughter and one of 3 coheirs of Samuel Ayton late of West Herrington, co. Durham, esq., deceased, of the second part to Samuel Thorold, kt. of Ormond Street in the parish of St. George the Martyr, bart. and John Craster of Gray's Inn, esq. of the third part.
Property: the capital messuage at Sedgebrook in the occupation of Mary Turney and John her son, the farm called Annis farm in the occupation of Mr. George Annis, and spinney and Turnhill Meadow, the farm in the occupation of Thomas Cam, the farm called Alleyns Farm in the occupation of Eliz. Alleyn, the close called the Moore Close in the occupation of Edward Garton, John Lunn and John Brett, the farm called North Crookdikes in the occupation of Henry Squire, the house in the possession of Elizabeth Fountain, widow, the farm called Robert Annis' Farm, lands and cottages called Sandlands, Ten Acres, Outmeadow, Lawfield, Ash Close, Hanleys Cottage, Sewells Cottage, Grotox Homestead, in the occupation of Rhoda Mason, widow, the farm called Crookholmes and Deveys Closes in the occupation of John Robinson, the farm and lands called Lane Close, the Holme, Barrowby Meadow, Abbot Close, Great Musson Close, Machin Plot and Meadow, Coxe's Little Walk, Listers Dales and Mill Field in the occupation of Mary Waring junior, widow, the mill called Hoe Mill, part of Mill Close and Pingle in the occupation of Thomas Jessop, the close called Far Tunill in the occupation of Michael Stephenson, closes called Berry Field and Northorns Sallowong and west part of Longlands in the occupation of John Mason, the two Gossey Closes, Deweys Thorolds Close, Fountains Thorolds Close, Robinsons 12 acre plot part of Dixons farm, part of Dobbey's farm and Sheep cott Close which are in the occupation of John Hollingworth, and all lands and appurtenances in Sedgebrook, Casthorpe (in Barrowby) and Barrowby. Also Elizabeth Ayton's third part of the capital messuage in West Herrington where Samuel Ayton lived, farms etc. in the occupation of William Clarke, William Tweddle, Thomas Usher, Robert Fairbone, William Blackstone, Anthony Blackstone, Matthew Reed, Catherine Cragg, John Greenwell, Thomas Ram, Anthony Denton, John Dixon, Robert Hall, Joseph Matthew, Jacob Watson, in East, West, and Middle Herrington, co. Durham.
The messuage and farm in the occupation of Matthew Reed, John Adamson and Thomas Sharpe in East and Middle Herrington, the capital messuage with appurtenances in Great Lumley in the possession of William Greensit, and of late let with the Broomfield and North Crook, Reeds, Lowfield and the Ling, another messuage in Great Lumley in the possession of Thomas Greensit, several closes named Peal Flats, Underwoods, Blakestones, Longs, Wranghams Close, Lowfield and Easthall in the occupation of William and Thomas Greensit.
A farm called Moorhouse, closes called the Outside, Chibborns Farm and closes known as Moorehouse Closes, the White Awards, the Greens, the Intack, Chibbernes Pasture and the Garth, tithes of corn, grain, hay and others on the grounds in Harraton and Harraton Outside in the parish of Chester le Street, in the occupation of George Reay, William Wheldon and Thomas Dennison, also the capital messuage called Grindon in the parish of Bishop Wearmouth in the occupation of Clement Robinson and William Dawson, the farm known as North Moor Farm and the lands known as North Moor, the two ling closes, the west close in Silkworth in the occupation of William Cooke and Matthew Reed, the messuage in Offerton known as Haston Hill in Houghton le Spring, closes belonging thereto called the South Field in the occupation of Clement Robinson, all in co. Durham.
A third part of all mines of coal as well opened as not opened in and under the lands mentioned above, and a third part of the manor or lordship of West Harrington and a water corn mill in West Harrington and the lands let with the mill.
Lease for a year: Sir John Thorold and al' to Sir S. Thorold et al' Dat 29 die Julii 1730. 39