Deed 8: Lease for a year, Dated 7 Aug 1786

Mr James Taylor
to Lease for a year
Mr John Abbott

This Indenture made the seventh day of of August in the twenty sixth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and soforth and in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Eighty six Between James Taylor of Tower Hill London Hatter of the one part and John Abbott of the parish of Saint Dunstans near and without the walls of the City of Canterbury in the County of Kent Brewer of the other part Witnesseth that for and in Consideration of the Sum of Five Shillings of Lawful Money of Great Britain to the said James Taylor in Hand paid by the said John Abbott at or before the Sealing and Delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged He the said James Taylor hath granted bargained and sold And by by these presents Doth grant bargain and sell unto the said John Abbott his Executors Administrators and Assigns All those two Messuages or Tenements (formerly being one Messuage or Dwelling House) with the Outhouses Edifices Buildings yards Backsides Garden and Ground thereunto respectively belonging and adjoining and therewith held and enjoyed Situate lying and being in Ramsgate in the Isle of Thanet in the said County of Kent in or near a certain Street there called the Brick Street heretofore in the several Tenures or Occupations of Sarah White Widow and George Friend or their respective Assigns and now or late in the several Tenures or Occupations of Richard Blackburn and Robert Wetherden or their respective Assigns Together with the free and Common use and Benefit at all Times (with the Tenants or Occupiers of certain other Messuages near thereunto) of a certain Grass Plat or Bleaching Spot near to the said Messuages and premises which said Grass Plat or Bleaching Spot is situate at or near the Back part of a certain Messuage in Brick Street aforesaid heretofore in the Occupation of _______ Gregory Widow and now of William Doughty or his assigns And also all Ways Paths Passages Waters Water Wells Water Courses Walls Fences Inclosures Lights Easements Liberties Privileges Profits Advantages Emoluments Hereditaments and Appurtenances whatsoever to the said Messuages or Tenements Hereditaments and premises belonging or in any wise appertaining or therewith or with any part thereof usually held used occupied or enjoyed or accepted reputed taken or known as part parcel or Member thereof or of any part thereof And the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders Rents Issues and profits thereof To have and to hold the said Messuages or Tenements Outhouses Buildings yards Backsides Gardens Ground use of the said Grass Plat or Bleaching Spot and Hereditaments and all other the premises hereby or mentioned or intended to be hereby granted bargained and sold with the Appurtenances unto the said John Abbott his Executors Administrators and Assigns from the Day next before the Day of the Date of these presents for and during and unto the full End and Term of one whole year thence next ensuing and fully to be complete and Ended Yielding and paying therefore at the end of the said Term the Rent of one pepper corn if the same shall be lawfully demanded To the intent that by virtue of these presents and by Force of the Statute made for transferring uses into possession the said John Abbott may be in the actual possession of all and singular the above bargained premises and may be thereby enabled to accept and take a Grant and Release of the Reversion and Inheritance thereof to and to the use of him the said John Abbott and his Heirs In Witness whereof the said parties hereunto have to these present Indentures (written on parchment and legally Stamped) interchangeably set their Hands and Seals the day and year first above written.

James [seal] Taylor


Sealed and delivered by the within named James Taylor in the presence of us

      Jno Whishaw   Castle Street Holborn
      Thos Surry   Clerk to Mr Chas Whishaw

Transcribed, Gerald Tripp, Oct 2008.