|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
Original (signed) document & photo
|Date:||24 June 1852|
|Condition:||Good consistent with age|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 66cm x 73cm with 3 wax seals, 3 signatures and revenue stamps|
|Summary of contents:|
William DAVIES of Hilton, Parish of Worfield, Shropshire. Labourer.
William CALLANT of Ackleton, Parish of Worfield, Shropshire. Wheelwright.
Thomas FELTON of Hilton, Worfield, Shropshire. Labourer.
Edward DAVIES of Woundwall, Parish of Claverley, Shropshire. Farmer.
Edward Davies is purchasing property in the Parish of Claverley, Shropshire for £1212/10/-d. The property is divided into 5 parcels of land, totalling 9 acres, and includes 3 dwelling houses.
We are told that this property was acquired in 1844 by the New Civil Society which met at the Wheel Inn in Wyken, Parish of Worfield. In practice, this meant that it was held by a number of trustees, of whom William Davies and William Callant are the only survivors, in trust for 3 Stewards of the Society. Thomas Fenton is the only surviving Steward.
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