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Heritage Lottery Fund Estates Records Project

Bargain and Sale

Estate: Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
Category:Title deeds
Reference code: KCAR/6/2/35/3 CHS/2

Indenture of sale in clear Elizabethan script.  Text in English

Sale of land in Chesterton to Mr Thomas Johnson


1518

This indenture records the sale of 3 messuages and 64 acres of land in Chesterton Manor from King's College to Thomas Johnson of Dry Drayton, a Yeoman. Mr Johnson’s seal is attached, and the counterpart featuring the College seal would have been kept by him.


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