Catalogue description Devon Record Office

This record is held by Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)

Details of Z16/2/8/110
Reference: Z16/2/8/110
Title: Devon Record Office

Hartland, Devon: Morwenstow, Cornwall


Assignment of mortgage


(1) Edward Waddon of Moorwinstow, esq.


(2) Thomas Shearme, son and heir of John Shearme, late of Cory in Moorwinstow, gent.


(3) Richard Hutchings of Moorwinstow, gent


Dwelling house and enclosed garden with a plot of land or meadow adjoining in Eastcott late in the tenure of John Grills; another dwelling house and garden in or adjoinign a plot of land called Westhill in Eastcott late in the tenure of Charity Harris, widow, and three closes called Hollow-Stich, Hewn Park and Westhill in Eastcott, late in the tenure of John Trick; messuage and tenement in Yeolson called Jollow's Tenement with several closes (named), and the fourth part of closes called the Spurpeice and the South Moor, then in the possession of Robert Kingford; close of pasture with appurtenances called Lapthorn alias Straps Park, formerly in the possession of Nicholas Tucker, then of John Shearme; fourth part of all messuages, lands and tenements in or near Cross Town, formerly


The inheritance of John Broad, deceased, then in the possession of John Shearme; all in Moorwinstow; old house, walls, tofts, and gardens and all fields and parcels of land called Bridge Parks, 12 acres, formerly divided into three fields, with a marsh below, close called the North Ground, formerly divided into four fields, 6 acres, and the moors, 20 acres, on the south side of Meddon Green, all in the parish of Hartland, formerly in the possession of Henry Rowe. Four fifths of a tenth part of closes called North Britons in Moorwinstow


The premises were mortgaged by John Shearme to Nicholas Wolferstan late of Hartland, gent., by two indentures, and assigned to (1) by his heir, Edward Wolferstan


Term: residue of terms of 500 years


Consideration: £375 paid by (2) to (1) with the consent of (2)

Date: 6 April 1768
Held by: Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust), not available at The National Archives
Former reference in its original department: DD. 47823
Language: English

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