House and Land in Hay Street,
Land at North Brook End/Bogs Gap
and Land in Ashwell Road/Station Road
sold in 1841
THIS IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE SALE PARTICULARS AND BELOW IS A COPY OF THE ORIGINAL DOCUMENT
Auction Sale on behalf of the Trustees of John Mabbott (died 1825)
Held by Cockett and Nash of Royston on 29 June 1841 at The Bell Public House, Steeple Morden
Lots 1 and 2 are Two Trees in Hay Street and what was then adjoining land, Lot 3 is the plot of land on the corner of North Brook End and Bogs Gap, which today accommodates Ringdale and four other houses, Lots 4 to 8 are a block of land running the entire south-side of Ashwell Road, adjoining Station Road on the east, sub-divided for purposes of sale.
Names of Purchasers and prices paid are manuscript notations on the Particulars (this is the auctioneer’s sale copy.
Mr Titchmarsh appears to have been buying as agent for William Elbourn.
Lot 1 The Homestall and Home Allotment
Consisting of a cottage residence, containing parlor, living room, front entrance, wash-place, cellar, two sleeping rooms, light closet and long store room.
A paved yard with lead pump and well of never failing spring water; detached bakehouse and brewhouse, wood-house, coal-house, and poultry house; garden, and pasture fore ground, ornamented with some fine Chestnut trees, pleasantly shading the house, and sundry fruit trees dispersed.
Two stock yards with lead pump and trough to supply the same with water, chaise-house, upper and lower granary, lofty and well-timbered three-bay barley barn, three-bay wheat barn, with thrashing planks and two-bay-case for wheat adjoining, stabling for five horses, boarded chaff-house, and boarded cutting barn, cattle sheds and piggery, wheat case with fenced rick yard and lofty three bay waggon shed with fenced yard in front of same
by admeasurement 0a 2r 37p
Also an allotment of highly productive arable land immediately adjoining the home stall
by admeasurement 6a 1r 9p
Total 7a 0r 6p
Copyhold of Rectory Manor Land-tax [blank] Quit-rent [blank]
Sold to Mr Strickland for £700
Lot 2 A Close of Pasture
Adjoining Lot 1, called Bennet’s Close, containing 1a 1r 26p
Garden Ground adjoining, planted with fruit trees 0a 1r 30p
Copyhold of Shingay Manor Land-tax [blank] Quite-rent [blank]
Sold to Mr Pain for £140
Lot 3 A Plot of Arable Land
Between Towns, containing 1a 0r 15p
Copyhold of Rectory Manor
Sold to Titchmarsh for £100
Lot 4 Part of an Allotment of Highly Valuable Arable Land
In Mill Field: bounded by the road from Morden to Ashwell, north; and the road from Morden to Odsey, East; containing, by admeasurement 4a 0r 0p
Freehold Apportioned Land-tax [blank]
Sold to Mr Cooper for £280
Lot 5 Another Plot of the Same Allotment
Bounded by the road to Ashwell, north; containing, by admeasurement 4a 0r 0p
The Purchaser is to make and maintain the fence next Lot 4
Freehold Apportioned Land-tax [blank]
Sold to Titchmarsh for £290
Lot 6 Another Plot of the Same Allotment
Containing, by admeasurement 4a 0r 0p
The Purchaser is to make and maintain the fence next Lot 5
Freehold Apportioned land-tax [blank]
Sold to Kitchiner for £250
Lot 7 Another Plot of the Same Allotment
Containing, by admeasurement 3a 2r 12p
The Purchaser to make and maintain the fence next Lot 6
Sold to Wm Pain for £200
Lot 8 A Plot of Land
Having its frontage next the Odsey Road; by admeasurement 1a 3r 39p
1a 0r 36p is Copyhold of the Rectory Manor; the remainder is Copyhold of Steeple Morden, Browis and Odsey
Land-tax [blank] Quit-rent [blank] The Purchaser is to make and maintain the fences, north and west
Sold to Christmas for £75
Conditions of Sale [Edited Excerpts as to Title]
4 The Vendor shall prepare an abstract of his title to the premises, as surviving trustee for sale under the will of the late John Mabbott, except as to Lot 2, the title of which is to be deduced from the late Joseph Dickason, deceased, and shall deduce a good title to the same.
5 The vendor shall not be required to give any evidence of the title to land received or awarded in exchange or allotted un the Steeple Morden Inclosure, or to prove or evidence the identity of any of the lands, allotments or hereditaments so given, or received, or allotted, prior to the award.
11 The vendor shall not be obliged to deduce or deliver any title to Lot 8 earlier than the surrender of William Bray Theobalds, in 1801, and the purchaser of Lot 2 shall accept the title of that lot, as deduced through the late Mr Joseph Dickason, and his Trustees; and require no other conveyance, but a surrender from the said trustees.
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Sale Particulars Executors of John Mabbott 1841
Last Updated on April 18, 2023