Lincolnshire

(Latest update of this page -16/4//2017)

Ephemera

73/19 Hastings, Agnes Mary – Confirmation Card dated 1883. She attended school in Malvern, but was born in Ludford, Lincs.    £3

Property, etc.

190/29 Ashby – 1797 – Obligation Bond given by John Scarborough (Ashby, Bottesford) to David & John Hollingworth (Crosby, Frodingham).  Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2 & part pre-printed with manuscript details on 1 side, embossed & printed duty stamps. Signed by Scarborough, witnessed by Jno Reynolds & Jno Nicholson junr.  £40

105/17 Ashby – 1822 – Further Mortgage advanced by Thomas Ball (Glamford Briggs) to Edmund Robson (Yaddlethorpe, Bottesford). Details of original 1818 mortgage on security of Wind Mill & land at Ashby, names adjoining landowners, roads, occupiers incl Robert Day & John Scarborough.  Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written on 3 sides – ink & embossed duty stamps. Signed Edmd Robson, witnessed by Patterson Holgate & Thomas Spring.  [see below 53/96 Edmund Robson]  £49

63/6  Ashby – 1826 – Sale of Land  – Samuel Smith (Hambleton, Yorks.) to William Chatterton, John Hoyland (Brierly, Yorks.) John Chatterton (Froddingham) and William Brown (Owston) also party to Agreement. 3 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by S Smith, John Hoyland  and John Chatterton and witnessed by Edw Parker (Solr. Selby) James Wilson, clerk, Robt. Hoyland, W J Smith, Fanney Chapman and Anne Banks. Details of earlier Deeds establishing title back to 1754 and close of land sold.  £52

63/8  Ashby – 1827 – Assignment for 1000 years by John Nicholson (Trustee for George Skipworth) to Johnathan Spring (Trustee for William Chatterton).  [See also, 63/9 and 63/10] 3 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Nicholson,  Skipworth and Chatterton. Relates to agreement by Skipworth to sell land to Thomas Campbell, who in turn resold part to Chatterton. Refers to earlier Deeds, Inclosure Act and Will of George Skipworth’s father. Detailed description of properties sold, including occupiers and adjoining properties. Names mentioned – Calah, Campbell, Farndell, Fowler, Hill, Holland, Holton, Jackson, Jordan, Lacy, Mell, Metcalf, Middleton, Pindar, Wright.   £52

63/9  Ashby – 1827 – Release by George Skipworth at direction of Thomas Campbell to William Chatterton (part of same agreement as above Assignment.) [See also, 63/9 and 63/10] 4 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by   Skipworth, Campbell and Chatterton.  Refers to Will of Philip Skipworth with detailed description of properties sold, including occupiers and adjoining properties. Names as above.  £52

63/10  Ashby – 1827 – Assignment of Land by William Brooks (Trustee for George Skipworth) to William Ostler Nicholson (Trustee for William Chatterton) of various lands for remainder of 500 years created by Mortgage of 1728.[See also, 63/8 and 63/9] 3 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Brooks,  Skipworth and Chatterton. Refers to earlier Deeds, Inclosure Act and Will of Philip Skipworth. Detailed description of properties sold, including occupiers and adjoining properties. Names mentioned – Calah, Campbell, Farndell, Fowler, Hill, Holland, Holton, Jackson, Jordan, Lacy, Mell, Metcalf, Middleton, Pindar, Wright.   £52

63/12 Barnetby le Wold – 1844 – Mortgage £500 granted to Joseph Robinson and John West (Melton Ross) by Brian Hesleden (Barton upon Humber). 2 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by all 3  parties. Refers to acquisition of property by Robinson and West the previous day together with details of the land / property mortgaged. Other names – Havercroft, Metcalf.   £47

130/120 Barnetby le Wold – 1877 – Fire Insurance Policy with County Fire Office Brigg taken out by Barnabus Abey (Barnetby le Wold), Jabez Abey (Sheffield) & Robert Abey (Waddingham, Lincs) on 25 properties in Barnetby le Wold (Viola?). Occupiers include B. Abey, G. Fowler, J. Lingard, A. Abey, W. Good, G. Crumpton, W. Mee, H. Brumby, G. Holt, J. Peart, T. Robinson, S. Crow, W. Meanwell, T. Abey, A. Hall, W. Frow, T. Brewer, R. Bradshaw & C. Moody. The reverse is noted that in 1908 the policy was vested in Jabez Abey, Herbert Abey (both Sheffield) and John Richard Abey (Wrawby, Lincs.).  Pre-printed document with manuscript insertions.  £11

90/8 Clixby – 1827 – Arbitration Bond given by Simon Huntsman (Clixby) to Edward Hannath (Louth) & John Hannath (Caistor / Leamington, Warwicks), the sons & exors of Joseph Hannath (Caistor) in connection with Clixby Tithes due from Huntsman. Refers to dispute between parties & referral to arbitration. John Ferraby (Owmby) & John Thorpe (Owersby) were arbitrators. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written 3 sides, ink & embossed duty stamps. Split full width of fold across 1 side, plus other minor holes & splits to extremes of some folds. Signed by Huntsman.  £32

63/18 Frodingham- 1872 – Grant of Right of Way by Rev. Edward Mitford Weigall to Trent, Ancholme and Grimsby Railway. Henry Wigfield, Jarvis Harris, Jos Richards and Arthur George Harris (all Rotherham, Yorks) party to the agreement for Railway. 2 sheets parchment with small plan on sheet 2  – signed and sealed by all 5  parties. Railway to be used for transporting Ironstone and Ironore from mines on Vicarage Glebelands. Detailed restrictions relating to 40 year Lease, including annual rental and royalties. Other names – Cole, Sheffield, Trafford, Winn.  £48

215/128 Great Grimsby – 1890Draft Deed of Retirement and Discharge of John Cortis Mountain (late Bamborough, then Welbourne) as Trustee of 1886 Settlement of Arthur Mountain and Hannah Moody (both of Great Grimsby). The other Trustees were Charles Bartholmew Moody (Great Grimsby) and John Henry Moody (Scarborough). Large sheet watermarked paper written 1½ sides, plus cover sheet noted “Not used”. The information provided is restricted to Names, Addresses & dates.  £8

215/129 Great Grimsby – 1897Draft Deed of Appointment of New Trustee of 1886 Marriage Settlement of Arthur Mountain and Hannah Moody (his wife, of Great Grimsby).   The original Trustees were late Charles Bartholmew Moody (Great Grimsby), John Cortis Mountain and John Henry Moody. Emma Mountain (Welbourne) was to be appointed in place of C B Moody. 3 sheets watermarked paper written 3¾ sides. The information provided is restricted to Names, Addresses & dates.  £10

63/17 Goxhill – 1868 –  Conveyance of Property by William Arnold to William Wright (Goxhill) in exchange for taking over existing Mortgage and payment of annual annuity to Arnold. George Dishman as Trustee for Arnold. [see also 63/20] 2 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Arnold and  Wright, Dishman made mark. Details of original Mortgage, detailed description of property and terms under which to be held by   Wright /  Dishman. Other names – Bell,  Dawson,  Fulston, Garniss, Lancaster, Nelson.  £47

63/20 Goxhill – 1878 – Assignment by Richard Bullock (Vicar – Barrow and Welton le Wold) and Joseph Bentley as Executors of John Hardy Deceased to  Joseph Bentley (Barrow). William Wright party to the agreement as owner of mortgaged property [see document 63/17] 2 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Bullock, Bentley and  Wright, endorsed on reverse ‘Mortgage redeemed 1897 and property reconveyed to Wright’ . Details of earlier Sales and Mortgages, Deaths and Wills of parties to these agreements. Detailed description of Land. Other names – Bell,  Dudding, Evison, Fulstow, Garniss,  Nelson.  £47

225/1 Hibaldstow – 1770 – Surrender of copyhold property to Manorial Court by Ann Lindley / Linley as security for loan she obtained from Richard Roadley. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written 1 side with ink & embossed duty stamps. ‘Mark‘ & seal of Ann Linley, witnessed by  Richard Benson (Steward of Manor). On pages 2 & 3 are two short acknowledgements of repayment – both signed by Roadley. [see below 190/40 Stocks, Richard – Will]  £48

90/7 Holton le Moor1826 – Obligation Bond given by James Green Dixon (Holton le Moor) to John Dauber (Glamford Briggs)  in connection with proposed marriage between James & Elizabeth Dauber (John’s daughter). Details circumstances in which part of Marriage portion is to be repaid to John. Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2 written 1½ sides, ink & embossed duty stamps. Signed / sealed by Dixon, witnessed by Jno Nicholson & William Moody.  £39

63/1 Messingham – 1807– Sale of Property – Thomas Gerrard Ferrand to Thomas Sowerby. William Barnard (Gainsburgh), and Thomas Hill (Scotterthorpe) were also party to agreement. 3 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Thomas G Ferrand and Thomas Hill. Witnessed by  B Codd, Jon Brundrett, Wm. Nicholson, also mark of William Allison. Refers to Ferrand’s late father, Thomas Ferrand (heretobefore, Thomas Waddington) and details title to property by reference to earlier deeds going back to 1719.   £52

63/4 Messingham – 1813 – Assignment of Mortgage by Richard Barker (as Executor of Richard Jay) – of mortgage granted to William Moor to Edward Roadley (West Halton) . 2 sheets parchment  (together with Obligation Bond signed  by Moor in favour of  Roadley) – signed and sealed by  Richard Barker and William Moor and witnessed by H Swymmey and John Stones. Gives details of property mortgaged. £52

63/11 Killingholme – 1828 – Conveyance of Land – Thomas Peart and Susannah, his wife (nee Hickson) to Richard Brocklesby. William Cross and Robert Corringham as Trustees for Peart and Thomas John Dixon as Trustee for Brocklesby. 2 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Cross, Corringham, Thomas and Susannah Peart. Witnessed by Jno Taylor, John Hawkins, William Edward Woodall, T P Newcome, William Barnard. Refers to earlier Deeds, and Terms of Settlement of which Land forms part; also description of Land. Other names – Lord Yarborough, Tate.  £47

63/2 North Killingholme – 1809 – Sale of Land – Thomas Bower to Thomas Short. 2 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Thomas Bower and William Smith Hesleden (as his trustee) and witnessed by William Hesleden and Joseph Brown. Refers to earlier agreement by which Bower acquired the land , and gives location of land by reference to adjoining roads and Landowners.  £47

63/5 North Killingholme – 1824 – Mortgage of Property by William Short to Benjamin Pearce (Wesleyan Minister, Barton upon Humber).  2 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Wm Short and Benjamin Pearce. Witnessed by Lancelot Chas. Moore and William Tummon (both of Hull). Details of Inheritance by Short from his Uncle, and cousins who also received legacies under the Will – (Thomas Parkin, Ann Pinchen/ Penwick, Elizabeth Hick). Describes Land mortgaged.  £47

146/2 North Somerco(a)tes – 1778 – Fine (or Final Concord) made at Westminster in 18th year of reign of George III, recording conveyance of property including a mill by  Robert & Mary Coupland to John Melton. (Information contained in document 146/3 indicates that the properties were conveyed to Melton as Trustee for Thomas Danson who had advanced a mortgage to the Couplands on the security of the property.) 2 parchment documents (each approx 18″x 8¾”) being both Coupland’s & Melton’s copies. [see also below – Wills – Dawson, John]    £35

146/3 North Somercotes – 1784 – Sale of property including a mill by  Robert & Mary Coupland to John Campion (Ludney, Grainthorpe) – [Mary was niece of John Dawson, see ‘Wills’ below ref 146/1]. Details of loans advanced by Thomas Danson (Saltfleet), he’s party to the agreement as as part of proceeds due to him. 2 sheets parchment, each with decorative initial letter incorporating Royal Coat of Arms. Signed/sealed by all 4 parties and signed by Thomas Phillips & Edward Gray (both Louth) as Trustees and Wm Parkinson & Robt Paddison as witnesses.  £65

146/4 North Somercotes – 1814 – Obligation Bond given by Robert Robinson (N Somercotes / Holton Holgate) to John Watson (N  Somercotes) refers briefly to mortgage of same date  – bond given as security. Single page pre-printed paper with manuscript details signed by Robinson, witnessed by Wm Wilson. [see also 146/13 – 1875, below] £35

146/5 North Somercotes – 1837 – Sale of property including a windmill, granaries & butcher’s shop by William Hewitt the elder (Partney) to James Searle (N  Somercotes). Richard Caldicott (Alford) acting as Trustee for Searle. Details of acquisition by Hewitt, location by ref to adjoining landowners & roads. Large sheet parchment signed/sealed by all 3 parties, witnessed on reverse by Jackson Gunnis, Wm Brooks,  J Mountain. [see also 146/6&7& 13]  £52

146/6 North Somercotes – 1837 – Mortgage of property including a windmill, granaries & butcher’s shop by  James Searle (N  Somercotes) to  Rev Francis Pickford (Muckton). Details of acquisition by Searle, names occupiers – incl  William Hewitt jnr, Robert Short,  Richard Cook,  Thomas Dawson,  Sowden Sargeant, Thomas Lamming,  Thomas White. Large sheet parchment signed/sealed by Searle & Henry Wilson (Alford) as Trustee for Pickford, witnessed on reverse by  J Mountain. [see also 146/5&7&13]  £52

146/7 North Somercotes – 1837 – Disposal of Properties including windmill, granaries & butcher’s shop by Rev Francis Pickford (Muckton) as mortgagee of premises owned by James Searle (N  Somercotes). Henry Wilson & Joseph Young (both Alford) also party to agreement having advanced further amounts to Searle. Properties purchased by William Timm the elder (Hainton). Includes details of the loans, the location by ref to adjoining landowners & roads, names occupiers – incl  Thomas Fowler,   Richard Cook,  Thomas Dawson,  Sowden Sargeant,   William White  Samuel Parish. 2 Large sheets parchment signed/sealed by Searle & Henry Wilson,  Pickford, Young, Timm & Richard Caldicott (Alford) as trustee for Timm.  [see also 146/5&6&8&13]  £56

146/8 North Somercotes – 1858 – Transfer of Mortgage by Dickinson Lewis the elder (N Somercotes) as surviving Trustee of Joseph Shaw dec’d (Louth Park) to Frederick Chaplin (Tathwell Hall). Property mortgaged included a windmill, granaries & butcher’s shop, etc in N Somercotes, owned by James Timms (Burgh upon Bain) details of original mortgage, the location by ref to adjoining landowners & roads, names occupiers – incl  James Searle, Thomas Fowler,   Richard Cook,  Thomas Dawson,  Sowden Sargeant,  Charles Waite, William White  Samuel Parrish,  William Timm,  Susan Buffam.  Large sheet parchment with decorative initial letter incorporating Royal Coat of Arms, signed/sealed by Dickn Lewis & James Timms witnessed by Thos Mott & JS Hiley (Louth).  [see also 146/7&9&13]  £46

146/9 North Somercotes – 1867 – Further Mortgage advanced by William Allison (Louth)  to William Timm (N Somercotes) on security of   windmill, etc in N Somercotes, details of the original mortgage & assignments to Frederick Chaplin (Tathwell Hall) & William Allison, also conveyance of Mill etc from James to William Timm,  location by ref to adjoining landowners & roads, names occupiers. 2 Large sheets  parchment with decorative initial letter incorporating small Royal Coat of Arms, signed/sealed by William Timm jnr witnessed on reverse by Wm Brewer (clerk to Messrs Allison & Sons, sol. Louth).  [see also 146/8&13]  £52

146/10 North Somercotes – 1870 – Second Mortgage advanced by Frederick John Gray (Louth)  to William Drewery (North Thoresby) on security of windmill & buildings, N Somercotes. Includes details of 1st mortgage advanced by William Henry Gray (Louth) & location of mill by ref to adjoining roads &  landowners. Large sheet parchment signed/sealed by William Drewery witnessed by Porter Wilson (solr Louth) & J W Mallett (his clerk).£44

146/11 North Somercotes – 1871 – Sale of close of land by Thomas Johnson Mason & Henry Frederick Valentine Faulkner (both Louth) as trustees for Anne Elizabeth Lucas & Richard Alan Lucas to John Eve (North Collingham, Notts). Robert Halgarth party to agreement as purchaser of adjoining property. Details of land & adjoining landowners, also short schedule of earlier Indentures, mainly relating to Frederick R & Anne E Lucas.   Large sheet  parchment with decorative initial letter incorporating small Royal Coat of Arms, slight staining & creasing in part of folds with ink fading on several words, signed/sealed by Mason & Faulkner and ‘mark‘ of Halgarth.  £42

146/12 North Somercotes – 1875 – Mortgage  of windmill & other buildings by Thomas Turnell Cartwright (Leicester) to Elizabeth Griffen (Louth). Includes details of acquisition from  William Drewry & location by ref to adjoining roads &  landowners, also the assignment – on the reverse – in 1882 of the Mortgage to Mary Holmes Fowler (Russell Square, London).. 2 Large sheets parchment signed/sealed by Cartwright, & the assignment by Griffin. [see also 146/13&14]     £54

146/13 North Somercotes – 1875 – Abstract of Title of  William Drewery to a  windmill & premises sold to  Cartwright. Earliest reference 1801,  acquisition 1810 by Robert Robinson (Grasthorpe, Notts. / N Somercotes / Halton Holgate) from Jacob Michael (North Coats), mortgage by Robinson, disposal to William Hewitt (Partney) in 1816. Mortgage by Hewitt & disposal to James Searle in 1837. Mortgages to William Timm the elder (Hawton) in 1838, inheritance by James Timm (Burgh u Bain), mortgages then disposal by mortgage to William Drewery (N Thoresby) in 1870, mortgages & repayment by Drewery. 30  Large sheets blue watermarked paper – written 29 sides, additional notes throughout. Small tear to page 1. [see also 146/12& above]    £45

146/14 North Somercotes – 1893 – Transfer of Mortgage by Mary Holmes Fowler (Russell Square, London) to William Allison the younger (Louth)  on property owned by Thomas Turnell Cartwright. Details of original mortgage by  Elizabeth Griffen (in 1875) & assignment to Fowler in 1882. Large sheet paper watermarked 1888 – folded in 2 – written on 2 of 4 sides, signed/sealed by Fowler. [see also 146/12&15]     £26

146/15 North Somercotes – 1905 – Transfer of Mortgages on windmill & premises & lands owned by Thomas Turnell Cartwright (N Somercotes) from  William Allison & William Allison the younger to Sarah Ann Darnill (all Louth). Includes description of property & lands,  location by ref to adjoining roads &  landowners, & schedule of Indentures back to 1875 re mortgages transferred to Darnill. 6 page watermarked paper booklet – written 5 sides, signed by the Allisons & Cartwright, witnessed by W Brewer (clerk to Messrs Allison) & F H Allison (Louth) [see also 146/14&16]  £32

146/16 North Somercotes – 1910 – Transfer of Mortgages on property owned by Thomas Turnell Cartwright (N Somercotes) from  Sarah Ann Darnill to Rosamund Ann Waite (both Louth). The Indenture is supplemental to that of 1905, to which it refers, by which the Mortgage was transferred from William Allison to Darnill. Sheet  watermarked paper – folded in 2 – written on 2 of 4 sides, signed by Darnill, witnessed by W Brewer (clerk, Louth)  [see also 146/15&17]  £20

146/17 North Somercotes – 1917 – Redemption of Mortgage  by Thomas Turnell Cartwright (N Somercotes) from   Rosamund Ann Waite (Louth). Mentions  Mortgage was obtained from the William Allisons &  assignment to Sarah A Darnill then R Waite. Sheet  parchment – folded in 2 – written on 2 of 4 sides, signed/sealed by Waite, witnessed by Philip Allison (Solr, Louth)  [see also 146/16&18]  £25

146/18 North Somercotes – 1917 – Sale of Mill & Buildings  by Thomas Turnell Cartwright to Thomas Willows Drewery (Conisholme). Contains a memo re subsequent disposal of part of premises to Henry Hager ( N Somercotes) in 1922. Sheet  of parchment – folded in 2 – written on 3 of 4 sides, signed/sealed by Cartwright, witnessed by W Brewer (Sol clerk, Louth)  [see also 146/17]  £26

146/19 North Somercotes – 1922 – Abstract of Title of  Thomas Willows Drewery (amended in pencil to Joseph Arundel) to property including a  towerwind & steam mill (in N Somercotes). Covers period 1875 – 1917, details various Indentures relating to mortgages by   Thomas Turnell Cartwright, their assignment & redemption & disposal to Thomas Willows Drewery. 6 large sheets watermarked paper + cover sheet.  £16

226/11 Quadring – 1798 – Obligation Bond given by Thomas Maydens (Quadring) to Benjamin Smith (Falkingham) regarding a Mortgage.  Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 & written on 1 side, part pre-printed with manuscript details – ink  & embossed duty stamps. Signed / sealed by Thos. Maydens – witnessed by Benj. Smith jnr & Will. Worth  £45

84/253 Roughton – 1876 – Marriage Settlement between Rev Richard William Gleadowe & Miss Harriett Emily Gleadowe. Refers to Marriage Sett (1838) of Harriett’s parents – Rev Thomas Littlewood Gleadowe (Roughton) & Miss Harriett Anderson (Cambridge). For details see my Shropshire page –  Frodesley – 1876

226/10 Scawby – 1843 – Obligation Bond given by Sir John Nelthorpe (Scawby) to William Chatterton (High Risby, Roxby) regarding a loan.  Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 & written on 1 side, part pre-printed with manuscript details – ink  & embossed duty stamps. Signed by J Nelthorpe – witness Thos. Freer (sol Brigg). Reverse has memo relating to 1868 repayment  signed by Wm. Chatterton.  £40

104/9 Scawby – 1847 – Obligation Bond given by Sir John Nelthorpe in favour of Miss Charlotte Nelthorpe. Sheet of paper watermarked 1844 folded in 2 & written on 2 sides – ink & embossed duty stamps – dusting to outer – some fraying to edges & small tears in folds. Signed / sealed J Nelthorpe – witness signatures Henry Grantham,  Thos Reel (sol Brigg). A note on the reverse refers to a Marriage Settlement between Charlotte & Rev Robert Sutton & is signed by both of them. A later endorsement acknowledges receipt of payment from the Estate of Sir John.  £38

226/7 Scawby – 1853 – Obligation Bond given by Sir John Nelthorpe (Scawby) to Betsey Gregory, widow (Glamford Briggs) regarding a loan.  Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 & written on 1 side, part pre-printed with manuscript details – ink  & embossed duty stamps. Signed by J Nelthorpe – witness Thos. Freer (sol Brigg). Reverse has memo relating to 1868 repayment following Nelthorpe’s death, signed by Betsey Gregory.  £38

226/8 Scawby – 1853 – Obligation Bond given by Sir John Nelthorpe (Scawby) to John Nelson (Appleby) regarding a loan.  Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 & written on 1 side, part pre-printed with manuscript details – ink  & embossed duty stamps. Signed by J Nelthorpe – witness Thos. Freer (sol Brigg). Reverse has memo relating to 1867 repayment following Nelthorpe’s death, signed by John Nelson over penny lilac stamp.  £38

226/13 Scawby – 1854 – Obligation Bond given by Sir John Nelthorpe (Scawby) to John Dauber (Wrawby) & Thomas Marris (Ulceby Chase ) regarding a loan.  Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 & written on 1 side, part pre-printed with manuscript details – ink  & embossed duty stamps, minute holes in some folds, not affecting text. Signed by J Nelthorpe.   Reverse has memo relating to 1866 repayment.  £38

90/9 Scawby – 1855 – Obligation Bond given by Sir John Nelthorpe (Scawby) to John Skelton (Hibaldstow) regarding a loan.  Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 & written on 1 side, part pre-printed with manuscript details – printed  & embossed duty stamps – dusting to outer – slight fraying to edges. Signed by J Nelthorpe – witness John Hett (sol Brigg). On 2 other sides are 3 memos relating to repayments each signed by Sarah Sowerby Skelton,  John’sexecutrix.   £38

90/10 Scawby – 1856 – Obligation Bond given by Sir John Nelthorpe (Scawby) to John Skelton (Hibaldstowe) regarding a further loan.  Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 & written on 1 side, part pre-printed with manuscript details – printed  & embossed duty stamps – dusting, tiny holes in folds, slight fraying to edges. Signed by J Nelthorpe – witness John Hett (sol Brigg). On reverse is a  memo relating to repayment by Nelthorpe’s executors, with a number of pencil jottings, signed by Sarah Sowerby Skelton,  John’sexecutrix.   £36

226/9 Scawby – 1865 – Obligation Bond given by Sir John Nelthorpe (Scawby) to Thomas Freer (Wrawby) regarding a loan.  Sheet of watermarked paper folded in 2 & written on 1 side, part pre-printed with manuscript details – ink  & embossed duty stamps. Signed by J Nelthorpe – witness Henry Grantham. Reverse has memo relating to 1868 repayment following Nelthorpe’s death, signed by Thos Freer.  £38

63/13 Searby1847 – Appointment of Property by Abigail Ferraby (nee Everatt) wife of John Ferraby to Trustees John Taylor and Thomas Kirkby. 4 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by  Ferraby,  Taylor and Kirkby. Refers to father’s Will, mother, sister and other family history details also Marriage Settlement. Detailed description of property in  Barton upon Humber, Alkborough, Hallgarth, Spalding, West Halton, Barrow, Burnham & Bonby transferred to trustees.  £58

63/3 South Killingholme – 1812 – Sale of Land – William Morrison (Kingston upon Hull) to John Humphrey (Habrough). Matthew Rack and William Smith Hesleden also party to the agreement. 2 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Wm Morrison,  John Humphrey  Wm Hesleden and Matthew Rack. Witnessed by Thos Brown, Robert Bygott, Jno Dickinson. Refers to William Morrison’s father and grandfather, earlier Deeds and Mortgage from Matthew Rack..  £47

63/15 South Killingholme – 1865 and 1868.   1865 Advance of further Mortgage to Brady Brocklesby (Billingborough, Lincs – now Eastthorpe, Leicester) by Richard Casswell (Skirbeck) with further agreement 1868 (on reverse of sheet 2 ) transfer of Mortgage to John Donnington (Whaplede Grove) and Parkin Wigglesworth (Boston). [see also 63/16] 3 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Brocklesby, Wigglesworth, Casswell, Donnington. Refers to earlier Deeds to which Brocklesby and  Wigglesworth were party. Detailed description of Lands.  £57

63/16  South Killingholme – 1865 – Advance of second Mortgage  of £500 to Brady Brocklesby ( Eastthorpe, Leicester) by Edwin Barnes (Blackheath, Kent) on security of Lincolnshire properties. Parkin Wigglesworth as Trustee for Brocklesby . [see also 63/15] 2 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Brocklesby, Wigglesworth and Barnes.  £47

54/48 Wainfleet – 1904 – Agreement for conveyance of properties in Oadby, Leics. between Rev. Edward Phillips Doudney (Wainfleet, Lincs.), George Richard Doudney (Thurnby, Leics.) & Edwin Angel Wallbridge (Croydon, Surrey) – the beneficiaries under the Will of William Prentice (Oadby) – died 1904. Details of William’s Will – whose estate included the Manor House, Lands & other properties in Oadby which failed to sell at Auction arranged by the Executors. It was agreed by the 3 residuary beneficiaries that the properties would be transferred to Edward Phillips Doudney & George Richard Doudney as part of their share of the estate. This Indenture includes details of the properties & Lands transferred, and a Schedule of the Title Deeds from 1880. Occupiers include Messrs Hassall, Glover, Goddard, Hames, Hurst & Burnham. 2 large parchment sheets, the second sheet being a large colour wash plan of the properties & lands, naming adjoining roads – (Leicester – London and Wigston – Oadby) & adjoining property owners – (Leicester Club & County Race Course Company, Blaby Rural District Council and Oadby Church). Signed & sealed by  E. P. Doudney, George R. Doudney,  Jonathan Clark & Edwin Angel Wallbridge, witnessed on reverse by Laura Annie Doudney (Thurnby) – Clark (of Portland Place, London) was party to the agreement as Executor & Trustee of  the Will of William Prentice with the Doudneys. Together with a second copy, on waxed linen, of the plan – upon which the names & acreages of the closes of land have been noted in pencil, possibly in connection with the 1904 Auction, or a later sale.  £63

63/14 Yaddlethorpe – 1852 –  Assignment of Mortgage – mortgage granted by Joshua Hill (Blyborough / Willoughton) to John Middleton (Yaddlesthorpe ) transferred to John and Diana Wilson (South Ferraby) who also advanced a further amount to Middleton . Bennet Brackenbury (Gainsborough), Trustee for Hill and William England Howlett (Kirton in Lindsey) Trustee for Wilsons. 2 sheets parchment – signed and sealed by Hill, Brackenbury, Middleton and Howlett. Details of original Mortgage and description of land mortgaged. Other names – Plummer, Stocks, Campbell, Sooby, Allison.  £48

Wills, etc. 

53/98 Bentley, Henry – Glamford Briggs – 1809 / 1845
Copy of will with 2 Letters of Administration. Will dated 1786 – names wife and 2 daughters. Original Letters of Administration granted to daughter, Hannah [Metcalfe, subsequently Smith] in 1809. 2nd Letters of Administration granted to grandson, Henry Bently Metcalfe in 1845. Gives dates of death of Henry and 2 daughters. £35

50/36 Brocklesby, David – South Killingholme – 1838
Copy of will – paper [see also 50/31] names wife, 5 children and sister. £25

171/245 Brown, Arthur Mogg & Fletcher, William – Lincoln – dated 1900
Original Will of  Mary Hoare– Cromer – apparently not taken for Probate – refers to infant children, un-named except son Bernard, brother Arthur Mogg Brown, brother in law William Fletcher (both Lincoln), and to Chemist business. 3 sheets watermarked paper each signed by Mary Hoare, witnessed by J K Frost & F J Littledyke (clerks, Cromer). £35

130/73 Dale, Sarah Jane – Lincoln – 1901
Beneficiaries of Will include Sarah J Dale (Lincoln) [her sons Thurston George & John William Dale], for full details / price, please see my Hampshire page – Wills –  Webb, Helena Mary – Odiham

146/1Dawson, John – North Somercotes – 1777
Near contemporary copy of Will – names wife Elizabeth, sisters Susannah Lease,  Dinah Parkinson,  Elizabeth QueensboroughMary Moor,  cousins Ann Clerk,  Eliz Foster, nephews/nieces also Cook, Blenkarn, Rainy, Coupland, Dawson,  Langton. Details of various properties – Thos Lease & Thos Nollom named as tenants – includes a windmill.  Sheet of paper watermarked 1796 folded in 2 – written on 2 of 4 sides – small splits in fold (not affecting text).  [see also above -Property – North Somercotes 146/2 etc]  £30

53/100 Dodds, Ann [widow] – Ravensthorpe, Lincs./ Shenstone, Stafford 1825
Probated copy of Will – parchment – number of children, but only William named. £27

105/33 Dodds, Ann [widow] – Ravensthorpe, Lincs./ Gainsborough Hill, Stafford died 1852
Release & Indemnity given by her children in 1853 to Henry Marr (Broughton) & Richard Johnson (Appleby) the Executors of her Will.  Watermarked paper includes details of net value & amount paid to each beneficiary, signed by 13 of Ann’s children. For full details / price, please see my Staffordshire page – Wills – Dodds, Ann

53/92 Dunn, Ann [widow] – Wrawby – 1818
Probated  copy of Will – parchment – names 3 daughters. £25

211/134 Ellis, John – Great Grimsby – dated  1868 – mentioned in cousins Will. For full details / price, please see my Yorkshire page – Wills –   Ellis, John Singleton – Bramham

50/69 Ferraby, John – Wootton Hall – 1880
Copy of Probated Will – paper – names wife’s sister, Margaretta Dickinson and one son, Frederick and daughter, Harriett, others not named. £18

50/51 Fleetwood, Rev. Charles – Somerby – 1853
Probated copy of Will and Codicils – parchment –  names brother, sisters [Underwood and Marsden], nieces and nephews. £40

98/96 Green, Augustine Spaul – Barrow on Humber – 1868 for details see Norfolk page – Wills Green, Elizabeth.

53/104 Howden, Arabella – Lincoln – 1871
Copy of Will and Letters of Administration – paper – names husband and refers to Will of James Marshall Broughton. £12

50/34 Humphrey, John – Haburgh – 1824
Copy of Probated Will – paper – names wife and 5 children. £20

53/94 Johnson, Thomas – Messing ham – 1820
Probated copy of Will – parchment – main beneficiaries – Mary [wife of John Jackson] and their 9 children – also 4 cousins [Hendle]. £28

215/127 Kent, James – Lincoln – 1878
Letters of Administration – wife Mary Kent. Parchment sheet with wafer seal attached. £6

50/75 Kirkland, Harriett – Messingham – 1884
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names sister Sarah. £15

50/40 Kirkland, Richard – Messingham – 1842
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and 7 children [daughter married to Richard Smith, Scotter]. £30

50/38 Kirkland, Richard – Messingham – 1842
Copy of Will – paper. Details as 50/40. £22

50/41Kirkland, Richard – Messingham – 1842
Copy of Will – paper. Details as 50/40 £24

211/30 Markham, Mary – Ingham (formerly Holme on Spalding Moor, Yorks) – 1871
Original Will & Codicil – husband George Markham, children John & Thomas Markham, Eliza (w/o John Pottage), Jane Elizabeth (w/o William Dykes), Catherine Mary Slater dec’d (her children not named).  Sheet blue watermarked paper, folded in 2 & written 3 sides. ‘Mark‘ of Mary Markham, witness signatures of Enoch Gunby (Ingham), Ann Gunby & J E W Clarke.  £37

50/76 Middleton, Charles – Yaddlethorpe – 1887
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names sister Maria and nephew James Middleton. £16

50/66 Middleton, Maria [Widow] Yaddlethorpe – 1876
Letters of Administration – parchment – names son , James. £7

50/29 Naylor, William – Immingham – 1801
Contemporary Copy of Will – paper – names brother Richard, Southcoats. Gives details of various land holdings. £18

225/12 Neale, William – Brant Broughton  – 1794
Obligation Bond given by Neale to William Boothe (Boothby nr Grantham) re sale of property by Frances & William Neale to Boothe. Robert Johnson (Saxby, Leics) party to Bond (possibly as guarantor for Neale). Sheet watermarked paper folded in 2, written 2 sides with ink & embossed duty stamps. Signed / sealed by Neale & Johnson, witnessed by G Hodgkinson jnr & Richard Robinson.  £46

53/97 Nicholson, John – Glamford Briggs – 1840
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife. £22

98/65 Pidd, John – Crowle – 1869
Copy of Will – 1 sheet watermarked paper folded double & written on 2 of the 4 sides – names children George Chapman,  John,  William,  Solomon,  Sarah A,  Mary,  Hannah E. Gives details of property & land . £12

53/96 Robson, Edmund –Yaddlethorpe – 1827
Letters of Administration – parchment – son Thomas. [see above 105/17 Ashby 1822]  £10

53/95 Rowbottom, John – Messing ham – 1825
Copy of Probated Will – paper – names wife, son and 3 daughters [Kirtland, Stocks, Wakefield]. £18

53/93 Sharpe, William – both snr. and jnr.- Messing ham – 1820’s
Extracts from Wills on paper; refers to properties owned by both and gives details of wife and son of William jnr. £10

53/99 Spilman, Mary – Marlborough – 1847
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names husband, sister [Fox] other beneficiary Martha Lewis, Welton [widow] – brother Thomas ?Hockney. £27

190/40 Stocks, Richard – Hibaldstow – dated 1751
 ORIGINAL WILL – paper – daughter Ann (w/o John Linley of Messingham). Owned cottage. ‘Mark‘ of Richard Stocks with red wax seal, witnessed by Richd BensonMartha Goodwin & John Barke. [see above 225/1 Hibaldstow – Ann Linley] £52

171/209 Stothard, William – South Kelsey – 1836
Probated copy of Will. Beneficiaries include James Stothard (North Thoresby), Thomas Stothard (Faldingworth ) & William Stothard (Marsh Chappel). Late son Thomas, late brother Thomas Benneworth [his widow Sarah, daughters Sarah Blay & Mary Benneworth]. Nephews Christopher Benneworth, George Scayman [his wife Elizabeth, daughter Sarah Bingham (Gainsborough). Nieces Jane Stephenson (Willoughton), Mary Laughton [her children Thomas Laughton & Maria Wilson]. Other beneficiaries include James Empson [his wife Elizabeth nee Bust, their daughter Elizabeth lived with William Stothard], William Bust (Kingston u Hull), William Bust (Wickenby), Martin Bust (Thornton Curtis), Jane Brewer late Bust (Owersby), Sarah late Bust (w/o Thomas S Greenwood of Owersby),  Robert Wilkinson, his shepherd.  Lands in Faldingworth, North Kelsey, North Thoresby, Caister.    5 large sheets parchment with Probate & wafer seal attached. Some pencil notes & dusting to outer.  £43

118/92  Will of William Stothart (South Kelsey) who died 1836, is referred to in Will of 1899. For details see Staffordshire page – Wills –  Owen, Elizabeth -widow – Stafford- 1899

50/46 Twigg [nee Hall], Martha – Wrawby – 1847
ORIGINAL WILL – paper – gives details of marriage settlement, names husband, husbands 3 brothers and sister, own sisters [Havercroft and Marris] and other more distant relatives. £42

50/35 Vessey, Elizabeth [Spinster] Keelby – 1828
Letters of Administration – vellum – granted to sister, Anne Greenwood. £10

50/48 Waddingham [nee Ellis], Arabella – Legsby – 1850
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names late husband, 3 children, father and brother. £26

50/83 Wakefield, George – Messingham – 1868
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names 6 children [daughter married to Parkinson] , 3 brothers and 3 nephews. £21

50/57 Walker, George – Bigby – 1863
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and 2 sons. £18

50/32 Walker, Mary [Widow of William –see 50/31] – Glamford Briggs – 1816
Probated copy of Will – parchment. £25

50/30 Walker Thomas – Wrawby –1807
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and 6 children, daughters married to Aldworth and Banks. £28

50/71 Walker Thomas – Worlaby – 1880
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and 2 children. £20

50/31 Walker William – Glamford Briggs – 1816
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife [see 50/32] , 2 daughters [Brocklesby and Williamson] and grandchildren. £30

50/39 Ward, John – Great Grimsby – 1841
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and 2 sisters [one married to Robinson], residuary legatees – James and Eliza Atkinson. £26

50/43 Ward, John – Croxby – 1845
Letters of Administration – parchment – names uncle, George Cuthbert and aunt, Mary Hall. £8

50/67 Waterup, Mary Brigg – 1878
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names beneficiaries – Symonds, Brigg and Golland, Essex. £16

50/74 Watson, Esther [Widow] – Scotter – 1884
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names 2 sons, other children not named. £18

50/59 Watson, George – Messingham – 1866
Letters of Administration – parchment – names wife, Eliza. £7

50/81 Watson, George – Hibaldstow – 1896
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names brothers, nephew, nieces [Good, Herring, Moody, Pearson, Robinson, Smith]. £25

50/55 Watson, Rev. Thomas – Kirmington – 1858
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names niece, Hannah Capes and relative, Mary [ wife of Robert Wilson ]. £24

50/68 West, Ann [Widow] – Worlaby – 1878
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names 7 nieces [ daughters of late brother, Charles Carr] their married names – Green, Hollingsworth, Sergeant. £18

50/79 West, Rev. John Rowland – Wrawby – 1893
Probated Will – names wife and niece. £16

50/82 West, William – Barnetby Le Wold – 1898
Letters of Administration – parchment – names daughter Mary Ann Lockwood. £7

50/54 Wetherill, John – Broughton – 1854
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and daughter, Mary Wright. £26

50/80 Whaplate, William – Scotter – 1896
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife, niece and wife’s nephew, John Barnard Lee, Liverpool. £20

50/77 Wharton, Charles – Wrawby – 1888
Letters of Administration – names mother, Martha. £6

50/73 Wharton, David – Winterton – 1882
Letters of Administration – parchment – names wife and son. £7

50/84 White, George – Normanby – 1868
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and 3 daughters [Crowston, Lockwood, Wright]. £20

50/53 White, Rev. John – Barnetby Le Wold – 1857
Letters of Administration – parchment – widow, Francis Penelope. £8

50/37 White, William – Scoller – 1838
Probated copy of Will – parchment – brother, John and reputed son William Wright. £30

53/91 Whitehead, William – Redbourne – 1803/1813
Copy of Will with Letters of Administration – vellum – Will refers to wife and daughter, both Catherine. Wife died intestate leaving goods unadministered. Letters of Administration 1813. £30

50/78 Williamson, Thomas – Hibaldstow – 1894
Letters of Administration – parchment – uncle, Benjamin Welch £5

50/45 Wilson ,George – Hibaldstowe – 1846
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and brother [ ? – in-law] John Wattam. Children are not named. £25

50/72 Wilson , James – Scawby – 1881
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife, father, sister – Ann Spalding, Gorebridge, grand uncle – Capt. Edward Hutchinson. Children not named. £20

50/49 Wilson , William – Scawby – 1853
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names 7 children [daughters Andrews, Burton, Fieldstone, Harper ]. £28

50/44 Wood, William – Brumby, Frodingham. – 1846
 Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and 2 daughters, other children not named. £26

50/60 Woods, William – Glamford Briggs – 1866
Letters of Administration – wife, Emma Selina. £7

50/33 Wray, John – Waddingham – 1823
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and son William . £26

50/70 Wray, John – Waddingham – 1880
Probated copy of Will – parchment – wife Amelia. £16

50/102 Wray, Thomas Mallison – Brigg and Peckham, Surrey – 1851
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names mother, sister and 3 nephews / nieces [Slight] £28

50/62 Wray, William –Waddingham – 1871
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names son John , daughter Mary Kirby and daughter’s children by first husband Ann Atkinson and Catherine [?Neave]. £20

See also Yorkshire page for Wray Will.

50/63 Wright, Jane [Widow] – Redbourne – 1872
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names sister Charlotte [Scarborough], brothers John and Charles Fox , nephews / nieces – Fox, Hile, Maw, Robinson. £22

50/65 Wright, Penelope Amelia – Broughton – 1876
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names father Rev. Thomas Booth Wright and sisters. £16

50/64 Wright, Robert – Cadney cum Housham – 1875
Copy of Will with Letters of Administration – parchment – names wife and son. £18

50/56 Wright, Thomas –Sturton, Scawby – 1858
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names wife and son, William , daughters are not named. £22

50/47 Wright, William – Sturton, Scawby – 1847
Probated copy of Will – parchment – names 2 sons and 2 daughters [one married to Bennard]. £30

50/58 Wright, William – Redbourne – 1867
Probated copy of Will – parchment – wife Jane. £16