Bedfordshire

(Latest update of this page – 5/12/2017)

Property, etc

224/1  – 1808 – Assignment of mortgage to Ann Adams, widow, (lately of Broughborough Park, Ridgemont, Beds. now “Okeley”, Bucks), for full details, please see my Buckinghamshire page – Property – Steeple Claydon

224/23 – 1860 – Sale of  land in Desborough. The Executors of John Eady, [his widow Ann, sons Edmund Eady & John Cook Eady (all of Burton Latimer) & son in law James Somes of Farndish, Beds.] as mortgagee of the land party to agreement. Refers to 1851 mortgage, Will of John Eady, gives brief details of land  with Small location plan on reverse.  Signed / sealed by Ann Eady, Edmund Eady, John Cook Eady,  James Somes  – for full details, please see my Northamptonshire page – Property –  Desborough

84/1 Flitwick nr Ampthill – 1953 – Printed, coloured plan on paper, of Flitwick Manor – to be sold by Knight Frank & Rutley. Stamped ‘proof only’ in top corner. Overall approx. 16″ sq – some manuscript additions & alterations. Small colour loss at some folds.  £4

54/50 Kempston – 1905 – Further Mortgage advanced to Joseph Tucker Burton Alexander (Pavenham) by William George Jarvis (Leicester) on the security of Messuages, Cottages, Farms & Lands at Kempston. Mentions original Mortgage advanced earlier in the same year. Large parchment sheet signed & sealed by J. T. Burton Alexander with slight dusting to reverse, and writing faint in places. A small piece of paper attached to the document refers to a further Mortgage, advanced by Vivian MacKay Woodhouse  [see 54/98, below] £44

Wills, etc.

53/1 Burdit, Eleanor [Spinster] – Luton – 1900 .
Probated will – vellum – names 4 brothers, sister and sister – in – law. £20

54/99 Burton – Alexander – Grasse, Alpes – Maritime Region – 1903 – 4 documents relating to the death (and purchase of Burial Plot) of Mrs. Mary Burton – Alexander who was the widow of William Burton – Alexander. Mary was born in Woodford, Essex, England, the daughter of Joseph Tucker and his wife Maria nee Jeacock / Peacock. Her death and burial took place in Grasse and the documents, which include details of the location of the grave, were issued by the Grasse Civil Authorities to Mr Burton – Alexander.  £25

54/98 Burton – Alexander, Joseph Tucker – Pavenham – 1913. Marriage Settlement between Joseph Tucker Burton – Alexander and Marie Elisabeth Dabeau (Rieumajou, Haute Garonne, France). The Rev. Orlando St. Maur Weld Forester (St. James St, London) & Sidney Victor Green (Fenchurch Ave. London) are party to agreement as Trustees. Refers to properties subject to various mortgages [see 54/50 Kempston – 1905 above] which Burton – Alexander transferred to the Settlement to make provision for his intended wife. Includes details of a number of Mortgages covering the period 1904 – 1912, some of which have been repaid. Large parchment sheet with decorative 1st 2 words. Slight dusting and some creasing and fading of text, probably due to damp. Signed & sealed by J. T. Burton Alexander, Marie Elisabeth Dabeau, Orlando St. Maur Weld Forester & S. V. Green.   £50

171/6 Carter, Hannah  (Maulden, Beds) included in Will – for full details & price, please see my Hertfordshire page – Wills –  Greg, Thomas – Westmill – 1832

171/208 Skipper, Alfred J W – Bedford – 1945 son  of Annie Skipper (widow) –  (East Runton, Norfolk ) Letters of Administration – of her estate, note on reverse that he disposed of Annie’s property to Mabel J Hesleton. £5