Deed 12: Sun, Lease for a year, Dated 11 October 1786

11th. October 1786.
Mr William Lilleford
Mr George Kennard
to Lease for a year
Mr John Abbott

This Indenture made the Eleventh Day of October 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 William Lilleford the younger of Ramsgate in the Isle of Thanet in the County of Kent Mariner and George Kennard of the same place Mariner of the one part and John Abbott of the parish of Saint Dunstan near and without the Walls of the City of Canterbury Brewer of the other part Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the Sum of Five Shillings apiece of lawful Money of Great Britain to the said William Lilleford and George Kennard in hand paid by the said John Abbott at or before the Sealing and Delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged They the said William Lilleford and George Kennard have and each of them hath granted bargained and sold And by these presents Do each of them Doth grant bargain and sell unto the said John Abbott his Executors Administrators and Assigns All that Messuage or Tenement (late heretofore built and erected now called or known by the Name of Sign of the Sun with the Outhouses Edifices Buildings yards Backsides and Ground thereunto belonging and adjoining and therewith held used and enjoyed Situate lying and being in Ramsgate aforesaid in the said Isle of Thanet and County of Kent in or near a certain Street there called the Brick Street (and now also called Effingham Place) heretofore in the Tenure or Occupation of Thomas Parkinson or his Assigns since of Hannah Witherden Widow or her Assigns and now or late in the Tenure or Occupation of Richard Wraight or his Assigns or undertenants Together with the free and common use and Benefit at all times with the Tenants or Occupies of certain other Messuages near thereunto of a certain Grass Plat or Bleaching Spot situate in or near the said Street and adjoining to a certain Messuage and Premises there late in the Occupation of Mary Gregory Widow and now of William Doughty and to a certain Messuage and premises there of John Holmans and free Way and Passage to and from the said Grass Plat or Bleaching Spot by and through a certain Gate next the said Street and at the West End of the said Messuage and Premises in Occupation of the said William Doughty And 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 Messuage or Tenement 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 Messuage or Tenement Outhouses Buildings yards Backsides Garden Ground 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 legally Stamped) interchangeably set their Hands and Seals the Day and year first above written.

William [seal] Lilleford Junr George [seal] Kennard


Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of

    Stephen Cockburn
    John Daniel

Transcribed, Gerald Tripp, Oct 2008.