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1759 - Release of a Messuage Mills Land and Premises, Miss Bridget Laugher to John Hughes


Release of a Messuage Mills Land and Premises at Badsey in the County of Worcester, Mrs Ann Smith to Mr Joseph Smith; and Assignment of a term of 1000 years in trust for Mr Joseph Smith to attend the Inheritance, Miss Bridget Laugher to Mr John Hughes. Ann Smith, now living at Evesham, transferred the Mill to her son, Joseph Smith, Miller, of Harvington. Joseph Smith redeemed the mortgage with Bridget Laugher, paying £150 with £6 interest, and he agreed to pay his mother a yearly rent charge of £12 and within six months of his mother's death, pay £120 to the executors and administrators. The mortgage was at that stage assigned back to John Hughes. Mentions Benjamin Smith, another of Ann's sons, who was the tenant. Also includes: (A) Typed transcript of deed; (B) Laminated summary of deed contents for display purposes. Transcript on the Badsey website,

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Publication Date/Date Made
10th November 1759
Physical Characteristics (Dimensions)
87.7 cm x 75.5 cm
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1 sheet of indented parchment folded with seals of Bridget Laugher, Ann Smith, Joseph Smith, John Hughes and two stamps saying GR (George Rex) on exterior
Donor or Creator of Records
Alan Tutton
Found in the attic of Malvern House
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