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Reference X 787
Covering dates 19th - 20th century
Held by Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Record Service
Extent 50 files
Source of acquisition Acc.6893
Deposit from Fladgate Fielder, Solicitors, Heron Place, 3 George Street, London, W1H 6AD, on May 1990, through the British Records Association (BRA No.2472).
Related information See also Z713



Chase Street and New Town Street, Luton  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Apparently relating to numbers 1,2,3 or 1,3,5 Chase Street, and 112 and 114, New Town Street, and 46 and 47, New Town Road, plus other property.

[no title]  X 787/1  28 September 1803

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Lease for a year [release missing].
(i) James Gutteridge, Eaton Green, Luton, gentleman, and wife Harriot (late Harriott Hay, spinster), Ann Hay, spinster.
(Harriot and Ann are the two daughters, only children and co-heirs of John Hay, late of Luton, draper, deceased, and grand-daughters named in last will of William Hay, late of Luton, gentleman, deceased).
Rebecca Hay, Luton widow of said William Hay.
(ii) Benjamin Harrison, Luton, draper. Consideration - 5s paid to each of (i) by (ii) (i) bargain and sell to (ii).
- 3 x 1/2 a arable land lying together in one piece in Bailey Field, Luton, in the bottom of the same field.
N Formerly William Rotherham, gentleman, late William Hay.
S Late William Day, now Marquis of Bute.
one end Once George Rotherham, late John Young, and now -
other end Formerly John Carter, late Samuel Chase, now John Chase
Purchased by John Hay from Francis Nash and part of premises comprised in lease and release of 28 and 29 August 1801.
a) William Hay James Richardson Thomas Laidlaw (devisees in trust under will of John Hay).
(b) James Gutteridge and wife, Harriot Ann Hay
(c) James Waller
Also comprised in fine levied in michaelmas term, 42 George III.
- 2 other pieces arable in Bailey Field (4a)
- 1 piece (2a)
N Once William Preston, gentleman, now Marquis of Bute
NE Once Sir Theophilus Napier and now of Marquis of Bute
SW Thomas Crawley, now William Cox
- residence called Printers Place (2a)
S Once Thomas Crawley then Saint Albans Cordwainer and now of -
N Once Sir Theophilus Napier, and now said Marquis
which said 3 pieces are part of real estate late of William Hay and were purchased by him of the Rev Everard Barnard, DD, and now lie together and form one piece (3a 2p 6p).
term - 1 year
rent - 1 peppercorn
to intent that (ii) may be in possession of the premises and may accept a release of the reversion and inheritance thereof, already made between:-
1) James Gutteridge and w Harriot Ann Hay
2) Rebecca Hay
3) James Waller, Luton, draper
4) Francis Coupees, the elder, Luton, straw hat manufacturer
5) John Chase, Luton, Surgeon
6)Benjamin Harrison.
sigs of (i) and (ii)
endorsed wits Leo. Hampson
John Griffiths

[no title]  X 787/2  3 July 1841

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage by appointment and demise
(i) Thomas Bigg, Luton, iron founder and blacksmith
(ii) John Gardner, Luton, gentleman
consideration - £100 paid to (i) by (ii)
(i) In pursuance of powers given by an Indenture of Appointment of 2 July 1841
(a) John Chase
(b) Thomas Bigg
(c) Frederick Chase
- piece of land hereinafter described shall remain to use of (ii) for term of 1000 years subject to proviso for redemption also (i) demises to (ii)
- piece of land (being part of a piece of land conveyed in lease and release of 28 and 29 September 1803) (19 1/4p)
NW 14 ft roadway marked out by John Chase on NW of a piece of land lately conveyed to William Lewington, 122 ft.
SE Plot of land let to Thomas Crow, 128 ft.
NE Another roadway marked out by John Chase separating NE end of said piece of arable from other land of John Chase now staked out as garden ground, 31 ft 6 inches.
SW Other part of said piece of arable now let out as gardens, 52 ft, 5 inches.
- Two cottages etc built by (i) on said piece of land term - 1000 years subject to proviso for redemption rent - one peppercorn.
To secure repayment of £100 and interest at 5% p.a.
Covenants for repayment, and provisions for default premises to be insured for £100 Sig of (i)
Endorsed receipt
Wits. Frederick Chase, sol, Luton George Bailey, his clerk

[no title]  X 787/3  8 September 1841

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Further Charge
(i) Thomas Bigg, Luton, iron founder and blacksmith
(ii) John Gardner, Luton [Hoo], gentleman, reciting above deed of appointment and that (i) has occasion for a further £50. Now in consideration of £50 paid to (i) by (ii)
(i) charges
- piece of land (19 1/4p)
NW 14 ft roadway marked out by John Chase, Esq.
SW Thomas Crow
NE Another roadway of John Chase
SW Other piece of arable now let out as gardens
- Two cottages built on said piece of land to secure repayment of said £100 and said £50 with interest at 5% p.a.
Premises to be insured in Norwich Union Insurance Office for £150
Sig of (i)
Endorsed receipt
Wits Frederick Chase George Bailey, his clerk

[no title]  X 787/4  17 September 1855

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
(i) Richard Henry Ambridge, St John Street, Middlesex, corn dealer
(ii) James Ellerd, Luton, plumber reciting Indenture of Appointment of 3 July 1841
(a) Thomas Bigg, Luton, blacksmith and iron founder
(b) John Gardner, Luton, gentleman Consideration - £100 paid by (b) to (a)
(a) by which assured property hereafter mentioned to (b) for term of 1000 years Rent - one peppercorn To secure repayment of £100 and interest at 5% p.a.
Reciting Indenture of Further Charge of 8 September 1841.
1) Thomas Bigg
2) John Gardner Consideration - further £50 paid to 1) by 2) and interest at 5% p.a.
Reciting also deed of 15 January 1844
A) John Gardner
B) Thomas Bigg
C) Richard Henry Ambridge
£150 is now owing on security of above two mortgages
A) required payment and C) had agreed to advance said £150 on having said mortgaged premises assigned to him for residue of said term of 1000 years
Consideration - £150 paid to A) by C)
A) at request of B) transfer to C) - £150 and interest - said property for residue of said term of 1000 years subject to equity of redemption
It is agreed between Thomas Bigg and (i) that property should be subject to like power of sale if £150 and interest remains unpaid, as combined in Indenture of mortgage and further charge contained.
On 18 January 1848 (i) gave notice to Thomas Bigg requiring payment of interest due, and on 30 May 1848 gave another notice in writing to Thomas Bigg requiring payment of £150 and interest, but said £150, interest and several other sums expended by (i) for repairs of said premises and incurred in an action of ejectment brought to recover possession of said property, is still due and owing to (i). So (i), in pursuance of powers of sale, put property up for sale by auction in Luton, but were not sold now, in consideration of £210 paid to (i) by (ii)
(i) transfers to (ii)
- piece of land as in Lease and Release of 28 and 29 September 1803 (19 1/4p)
NW 14 ft road marked out by John Chase, Esq, dec., on NW of said piece of land, from land lately conveyed to William Levington, 122 ft.
SE Land let to Thomas Crow, 128 ft.
NE Another roadway marked out by John Chase, deceased, separating NE end of said piece of arable, from other land of John Chase alloted as garden ground, 39 ft 6 ins.
SW Other land of John Chase let out as gardens, 52 ft 5 ins.
- Two cottages built by Thomas Bigg on said piece of land to hold for residue of said term of 1000 years sigs of (i) and (ii) endorsed receipt
Wits Edwd Clarke, sol, 29, Bedford Row William Hunt, sol, Luton 14 January 1853
also endorsed with:
Conveyance
I) Thomas Bigg, Luton, iron founder
II) George Bowers, Luton, builder term of 1000 years has been assigned to II) for remainder of said term, and estate and interest of I) in said property is still outstanding.
Consideration - £20 paid by II) to I).
I) releases to II)
- piece of land, cottages etc as described in mortgage of 3 July 1841 and in Further Charge of 8 September 1841 and in Deed of Assignment, and also in Assignment of 14 April 1855 [see next deed]. to hold to use of II) Sig of I) receipt Wit Richard Waring

[no title]  X 787/5  14 April 1855

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
(i) James Ellerd, Luton, plumber
(ii) George Bowers, Luton, builder now in consideration of £240 paid to (i) by (ii)
(i) assigns and transfers to (ii)
- Piece of land being part of piece of land conveyed by Lease and Release of 28 and 29 September 1803 (19 1/4p)
- Two cottages built by Thomas Bigg on said piece of land for residue of said term of 1000 years
No widow of (ii) shall be entitled to dower out of said piece of land
Sigs of both endorsed receipt
Wits Thomas Tomlinson Alfred Costin

[no title]  X 787/6  19 September 1855

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage in Fee
(i) George Bowers, Luton, carpenter
(ii) Mary Eustace, Luton, spinster consideration - £100 paid to (i) by (ii)
(i) conveys to (ii)
- piece of land at New Town, Luton
NW Bailey Field Road (14 ft wide), 47 ft 6 ins.
SE Lately Thomas Crow, 52 ft.
NE Street called New Town, 31 ft 8 ins.
SW George Bowers, 40 ft.
- Two cottages built by Thomas Bigg on part of said piece of land, in occupation of Thomas Hedges and - which said piece of land and cottages was part of certain piece of ground purchased by (i) from James Ellard by Release of 14 April 1855 and conveyance of 17 September 1855
To secure repayment of £100 and interest at 5% p.a. without any deduction except Property Tax. Provision for sale in case of default Property to be insured sig of (i) Endorsed receipt Wit Richard Waring, sol, Luton

[no title]  X 787/7  1 March 1856

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage in Fee
(i) George Bowers, Luton, builder
(ii) Sarah Hinson, Luton, spinster
Consideration - £100 paid to (i) by (ii)
i) conveys to (ii)
- piece of land at New Town, Luton
In front Way from New Town to Bailey Cottages, 35 ft 8 inches
At back Next to property of George Bailey, 37 ft.
SW Property lately conveyed by (i) to Peter Scrivener, 45 ft 7 ins.
NE (i), 40 ft.
- Two cottages now erecting thereon by (i) to hold to use of (ii) for ever
To secure repayment of said £100 and interest at 5% p.a. without any deductions except property tax.
Power of sale in case of default
Premises to be insured Sig of (i) Endorsed receipt Wit Richard Waring, solicitor, Luton

[no title]  X 787/8  1 October 1856

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Further charge [found loose inside mortgage of 1 March 1856]
(i) George Bowers, Luton, builder
(ii) Sarah Hinson, Luton, spinster
Whereas (i) has borrowed £60 from (ii) now (i) agrees with (ii) that:-
- 2 cottages at New Town, Luton
- ground whereon they stand and which were mortgaged to (ii) by (i) to secure £100 and interest
- Cottage lately erected by (i) on said piece of ground shall be security for repayment of said £100 as well as said £60 (total - £160) and interest at 5%. Premises shall not be redeemed until both sums repaid.
Power of sale as in other mortgage shall be applicable in respect of this sum Sig of (i) receipt Wit Richard Waring, solicitor, Luton

[no title]  X 787/9  25 February 1858

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Transfer of Mortgage
(i) Mary Eustace, Luton, spinster
(ii) Sarah Hinson, Luton, spinster
(iii) Sarah Ann Harris, St Margaret's Street, Westminster, widow
Reciting previous mortgages £100 still remains owing to (i) but all interest has been paid £100 and £60 still remains owing to (ii) but all interest has been paid (i) and (ii) have requested repayment which (iii) has agreed to do on having transfers made to her of the mortgages and further charge
Now in consideration of £100 paid to (i) by (iii)
(i) releases to (iii)
- piece of land, cottages etc as in deed of 19 September 1855 Subject to power of sale etc.
Also in consideration of £100 and £60 paid by (iii) to (ii)
(ii) releases to (iii)
- piece of land, cottages etc as in deed of 1 March 1856 and further charge of 1 October 1856
Subject to power of sale etc.
Sigs of (i) and (ii)
Endorsed receipts
Wits C N Alldnutt, solicitor, Luton W W Benman

[no title]  X 787/10  26 September 1862

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Particulars and Conditions of Sale of:-
- 46 and 47 New Town Road at the corner of Chase Street, Luton.
- 1,2 and 3, Chase Street, Luton.
- 51 and 52, Albert Road, Luton, with grocer's shop.
- 53 and 54 Albert Road, Luton.
- 55 and 56, Albert Road, Luton.
- 57 and 58, Albert Road, Luton.
- 'The Antelope' public house, Albert Road, Luton, with gateway entrance from street, skittle alley etc.
- 31, Albert Road, Luton.
The estate of Mr George Bower and the late Mr G Haywood. To be sold by auction at the Crown Inn, Luton.
With annotations apparently showing that Mr Joseph Higgins paid £150 and £148 for the first two blocks of property.

[no title]  X 787/11  1845-1861

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Abstract of the title of John Gardner and Edmund Baisley (trustees and executors of the will of John Gardner, late of Luton, deceased) to 3 cottages etc at Chase Street, New Town, Luton [marked Lot 3, Mr Joseph Higgins].
19 September 1845 Deed of appointment.
(i) Edward Chase, Luton, surgeon Frederick Chase, Luton, gentleman
(ii) George Barrett, Luton, carpenter
(iii) John Barrett, Luton, bricklayer
Reciting lease and release of 30 and 31 August 1841
1 October 1845 Mortgage
(a) John Chase
(b) Edward Chase and Frederick Chase
(c) George Rards
- piece of land limited to use of such persons or trusts as (a) or (b) appoint by deed etc.
Now in consideration of £44 paid by (ii) to (i)
(i) appoint - piece of land in Bailey Field (part of above) (20p and 10 ft)
NW Roadway laid out by John Chase, 43 ft 3 inches in width
SE pasture of Benjamin Bolton, 42 ft 3 inches in length
NE Frederick Chase, 128 ft 3 inches.
SW Henry Pinks Arnold, 126 ft 9 inches in length
To use of (ii) or (iii) in trust for (ii)
(ii) covenants to build in uniform line of frontage with owners on NE and SW, and also to build brick wall or fence of 4 ft in height on SW side of piece of land
Covenant by (i) to produce Deed of Exchange of 10 November 1840, if required and lease and release of 30 and 31 August 1841
A) George Barrett
B) Frances Chase, widow of John Chase, late of Luton, deceased Edward Chase Frederick Chase
C) Joseph Holden Turner, Montague Place, Russell Square, Middlesex, gentleman Robert Jennings Crosse, Southmolton, Devon, gentleman (trustees under will of John Chase, deceased)
Consideration - £200 paid by C) to A) at direction of B)
- Messuage, cottages or land should remain to use of C) for ever
A) also granted to C)
- piece of land as described in above deed
- Three cottages lately built by A) on said piece of land to secure repayment of said £200 and interest at 5% p.a.
With power of sale and covenants as to repayment etc.
4 December 1846 Release
I) J N Turner
R J Crosse (trustees)
II) Edward Chase
Frederick Chase
III) George Barrett
IV) John Gardner, Luton, gentleman
V) George Rands, Northampton, gentleman
Frances Chase died on 21 May 1846
Said £200 is still owing but all interest has been paid
Now in consideration of £250, i.e. £200 paid by IV) at request of III) as well of II), to I), and also of £50 paid by IV) to III)
I) at request of III) and II), release, and III) ratify, to IV)
- piece of land, cottages etc. in occupations of William Bailey, - Slough, and Charles Richardson
To hold to IV) and his heirs or to V) in trust for IV).
22 June 1853 Probate of the Will of John Gardner.
John Gardner, Wroxton, Oxon, and Edmund Baisley of Luton, appointed trustees and executors
... to John Gardner
- £15
... to Edmund Baisley
- £5
... to John Gardner and Edmund Baisley
- freehold cottages, all other freehold estates and personal estate on trusts, as with copyhold estate - i.e. for sale
14 March 1861 death of John Gardner. Burial in Luton Church Cemetery.
27 April 1861 Will proved (PPR)

[no title]  X 787/12  30 January 1863

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
(i) Sarah Ann Harris, St Margaret Street, Westminster, widow
(ii) Robert Smith, Luton, builder Charles Liddon Howard, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, merchant William Barrett, Luton, ironmonger
(iii) Joseph Higgins, Luton, inkeeper
Reciting deed of 12 November 1857
(a) George Haywood
(b) George Bowers
(c) Robert Smith
Charles Liddon Howard
William Barrett (as trustees for themselves and the rest of the creditors of George Bowers)
(d) Other creditors of George Bowers.
- cottages etc in New Town, Luton, and all other the estate of George Bowers were conveyed to use of c) in trust for sale and to convey same to the purchasers
(ii) Have lately offered for sale by public auction the pieces of land firstly and secondly described, at which iii) was highest bidder for £298
Now in consideration of £260 paid by iii) to i) with approbation of ii)
Also in consideration of £38 paid by iii) to ii) (total £298 being the purchase money for the property) (i) conveys and (ii) ratifies to (iii) Firstly - piece of land at New Town
NW Bailey Field Road or Chase Street
SE George Bailey
NE Road called New Town
SW Property secondly described
- Two cottages known as 46 and 47 New Town Road built on said piece of land, now in occupation of Thomas Hedges and Alfred Page
Secondly - piece of land at New Town adjoining above piece of land
In front Next a way now called Chase Street leading from New Town to Bailey Cottages, 35 ft 8 inches
At back George Bailey, 37 ft.
SW Late Peter Scrivener, now Walter Biddey, 45 ft 7 inches
NE first described property, 40 ft
- Three cottages, numbers 1,2,3, Chase Street, built on said piece of land
Now in occupation of Robert Farr, Hannah Murphy and David Smith
Sigs of (i) and (ii)
Endorsed receipts
Wits Robert J Pead, 50 Great George Street, Westminster, solicitor C Savill
Chas S Harrington, Clerk to Messrs Williamson and Austin, solicitor, Luton, Beds.

[no title]  X 787/13  13 June 1878

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Probate of the Will of Joseph Higgins, The Horse and Jockey Inn, Luton, deceased.
... to wife, Phoebe Higgins
- all household furniture, linen, wearing apparel, books, plate, pictures, china, glass, horses, vehicles, outhouses, sheds etc.
- sums of money in house or about his person, or due to him
- sums of money invested etc.
- all other estate and effects.
for her own use absolutely.
... to - Morley, son of Mary Morley, formerly of Harpenden, Herts.
- £50 to be paid by executrix out of residue of estate and effects if he survives wife, then
... to son-in-law Kendrick King
- whole of his property subject to debts and other outlays wife appointed sole executrix.
Will dated 24 June 1859
Probate (PPR) in which he is described as late of 2, Ebenezer Street, Luton, retired licensed victualler, who died on 18 March 1878.
Personal estate under £100

[no title]  X 787/14  29 April 1885

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Probate of Will of Phoebe Higgins, 2 Ebenezer Street, Luton, widow.
Only son and child, Kenrick King, 27 Netley Street, Hampstead Road, coach builder, appointed sole executor
... to said Kenrick King
- all furniture, household effects, money, mortgages, personal estate etc.
- Two freehold cottages etc in Ebenezer Street, Luton, in occupation of herself and Henry Martindale
- Three freehold cottages in Chapel Street, Luton, occupied by James Whitbread, Martha Dean and Richard Clarke
- Eight freehold cottages etc at Chase Street and New Town Street, occupied by John Phillpott, Edmund Powell, Harry Barton, Alfred Page, John Barton, William Nash, John Hemmington and Levi Gore
Will dated 9 September 1878
She died 10 January 1885
Probate (PPR)

[no title]  X 787/15  30 September 1893

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage
(i) Kenrick King, 25 Chase Street, Luton, retired coach builder
(ii) Fanny Ann Neve, wife of Walter Neve, Luton, gentleman now in consideration of £75 paid to (i) by (ii)
(i) covenants to repay £75 and interest at 10% p.a. reducing to £7.10s% if paid promptly. Also (i) conveys to (ii)
Firstly - land at New Town.
NW Next Chase Street, 47 ft 6 ins.
SE Late George Bailey, 52 ft.
NE New Town Street, 31 ft 8 ins.
SW Secondly described property, 40 ft.
- 2 cottages known as 112 and 114 New Town Street erected on part of said land and now in occupation of - Plater and - Philpot.
Secondly - piece of land at New Town adjoining above.
In front Next Chase Street, 35 ft 8 ins.
At back George Bailey, 37 ft.
SW Walter Bibbey 45 ft 7 ins.
NE Above property 40 ft.
- 3 cottages being 1,3 and 5 Chase Street, Luton, erected on said piece of ground and in occupations of Northwood and Green, No.1 being now empty no lease for longer period than a year shall be valid unless ii) agrees.
Sig of i)
Wit Fred N Beck, solicitor, Luton
20 November 1891
Endorsed: Reconveyance
a) Fanny Ann Neve
b) Kenrick King now in consideration of all principal and interest money having been paid a) conveys to b)
- all property as above.
Sig of a)
Wit D Lethbridge Kerr, articled Clerk

[no title]  X 787/16  Nov 1891 - Sept 1893

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Copy of above.

[no title]  X 787/17  12 July 1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Application for official search in the names of Kitty Maria Nash or Kitty Maria White of 23 Chase Street. No entries were subsisting on

[no title]  X 787/18  15 July 1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Copy of birth certificate of Kitty Eliza daughter of Mary Ann Nash, hat sewer, of 25 Chase Street, Luton, born on 23 January 1900.
Copy made 10 June 1943
Note on back refers to an annexed Statutory Declaration of Kitty Eliza White.

[no title]  X 787/19  15 July 1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Statutory declaration of Kitty Eliza White, the wife of Alfred George White, 23 Chase Street, Luton, builder and decorator, in respect of 1,3 and 5 Chase Street, Luton and a plot of land adjoining on which were formerly erected 112 and 114, New Town Street, Luton.
She was born on 23 January 1900.
She is the person named Kitty Maria Nash referred to in the will of Kenrick King, 23 Chase Street, Luton, coach builder.
Ever since she attained 21 she has been in possession or receipt of the rents of 1,3 and 5 Chase Street, and of 112 and 114 New Town Street, which have been demolished and now form an area of land on the corner of Chase Street and New Town Street, and which by contract dated 29 April 1943 she has agreed to sell to Messrs Connell and Silkstone, 9 George Street West, auctioneers and estate agents, on behalf of Laurence Harry Williams, 125 Tennyson Road, Luton, company director.
Sig of K E White
Wit Douglas Cooke, a Commissioner for Oaths.

[no title]  X 787/20  19 July 1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Copy Conveyance
(i) Kitty Eliza White, 23 Chase Street, Luton, wife of Alfred George White, builder
(ii) Lawrence Harry Williams, 125 Tennyson Road, Luton, company director
Reciting Will of Kenrick King.
(i) attained 21 on 23 January 1921 and married on 19 August 1925.
Now in consideration of £500 paid to i) by ii)
i) conveys to ii)
- piece of land on which were erected 112 and 114, New Town Street (since demolished)
- piece of land adjoining
- Cottages known as 1,3 and 5, Chase Street, Luton
Sig of i)
Wit of H A R Woods, solicitor, Luton

[no title]  X 787/21  19 August 1925

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Abstract of the title of Mrs Kitty Eliza White to numbers 1,3 and 5, Chase Street, and to plot of land adjoining upon which were formerly erected numbers 112 and 114, New Town Street, Luton.
reciting:
Will of Kenrick King, 23 Chase Street, Luton, coach builder by which John Reading, Chobham Street, Luton, house decorator, and Mary Ann Nash, 23 Chase Street, appointed executors and trustees.
... to said J Reading and M A Nash
- real and personal estate to allow illegitimate child, Kitty Maria Nash, to receive income until 21.
When she was 21, then whole of real and personal estate for her own absolute use and benefit.
Will dated 10 July 1909
Kenrick King died 4 April 1910
Probate granted (PPR) 21 April 1910
Also reciting:
Certificate of Marriage of Alfred George White and Kitty Eliza Nash [described in Will of Kenrick King as Kitty Maria Nash].

[no title]  X 787/22  12 August 1949

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Duplicated letter to Barclays Bank, Luton, regarding a claim for payment under Section 58 of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1947, in respect of Unit 1, Chase Street, Luton, in which they have an interest as mortgagee.

[no title]  X 787/23  5 February 1953

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Notice of Determination of development value, by the Central Land Board, relating to Unit 1, Chase Street, including 1,3,5, sent to Laurence Henry Williams.
Value determined as £400.
With duplicated copy of letter regarding the above sent to Barclays Bank for information.

[no title]  X 787/24  April 1953

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Plan. Messrs Williams and Howard Ltd, New Town Street, showing means of escape in case of fire. F. Oliver, Borough Engineer, Town Hall, Luton [relating to 114/124 New Town Street - the premises of Williams and Howard, paint manufacturers].

Bailey Field Cottages etc, Luton  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  X 787/25  7 July 1863

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage
(i) John Bailey, Dunstable, clerk to a straw hat manufacturer
(ii) Benjamin Bennett
Edward Lockhart
Frederick Farr
William Marshall
Charles Lockhart
Samuel Burges
(all of Dunstable and trustees of the Dunstable Permanent Benefit Investment and Building Society)
Reciting conveyance of 26 March 1853
(a) Thomas Sibley
(b) Frederick Chase
(c) John Bailey
by which a) at request of b) released to c)
- hereinafter property.
1) Is holder of 3 3/4 shares in the Society and is entitled to an advance of £375
Said shares are numbered 57, 91, 92 and 92 3/4
Now in consideration of £375 paid to (i) by (ii).
(i) release to (ii).
Firstly - piece of ground in Bailey Fields (20p and two yards more)
NW roadway lately marked out by John Chase (since deceased).
NE Thomas Bigg
NE
(other pt) Property lately conveyed to George Barratt by Edward and Frederick Chase but now belonging to Frederick Chase
NE
(other pt) One of two pieces land secondly hereinafter described
SE Piece pasture of Benjamin Bolton
SW Remaining piece of land next described
Which was conveyed to George Barrett by deed of 25 March 1844
- 12 cottages, lately 10 cottages (two more having recently been erected), now standing on said piece of land, lately in occupations of Maria Norton, William Mardell, William Warren, William Froth, William Holland, William Hardwick, Samuel Weekley, William Sharp, Joseph Rumball, George Dawson, James Martin and William Poulton and now of Joseph Fensom, Isaac Sharp, Oliver Shee, Samuel Gardner, Charles Attwood, Elizabeth Houghton, James Cole, John Bigg, James Evans, Joseph Mann, William Smith and Susan Clegg, and called 'Bailey Field Cottages'.
Secondly - piece of land in Bailey Field (6p)
NE Elijah Edward Cooley
George Barrett
SW Above 12 cottages and land 72 ft in length.
SE pasture of Benjamin Bolton
NW Three cottages, land etc of Frederick Chase 24 ft in width.
- 14p land
NE adjoining said 12 cottages
SW Other land of Edward and Frederick Chase but now of John Gardner 127 ft 9 inches in length.
NW Roadway laid out by John Chase
SE pasture of Benjamin Bolton 30 ft in width.
Conveyed to John Barrett by deed of 24 July 1845. To be held by ii) on trust, so long as (i) pays £3.15s per month for 12 years. Provision to dispose of premises if sums due not paid. Also to claim any sums of money which may become due deducting a discount of 5% p.a. until times when payment would have become due and payable. Trustees may take possession of premises if i) becomes a bankrupt etc. Also i) agrees to become tenant to ii) at yearly rent of £50.
Sigs of both
Wit William Medland, solicitor, Dunstable
Endorsed receipt
2 May 1853
Also endorsed: declaration that money has been repaid

[no title]  X 787/26  23 February 1856

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
(i) John Bailey, Dunstable, clerk to a straw hat manufacturer
(ii) Matthias Clark, Watford, Herts, miller reciting that i) proposes to sell the property subject to mortgage
Now in consideration of £100 paid to i) by ii)
i) releases to ii)
- piece of land in Bailey Field, Luton (20p and 2 yds)
NW roadway
NE (pt) Thomas Bigg
NE (other pt) Frederick Chase
NE (remaining pt)Other land hereinafter described
SE Piece of pasture late belonging to Benjamin Potton [sic]
SW Other land hereinafter described
- 12 cottages now standing on said piece of land in occupation of Joseph Fensom, Isaac Sharp, Oliver Shee, Samuel Gordon, Charles Attwood, Elizabeth Houghton, James Cole, John Bigg, James Evans, Joseph Mann, William Smith and Susan Clegg and called Bailey Field Cottages.
- piece of land in Bailey Field (6p)
NE Elijah Edwards Cooley and George Barrett
SW Said 12 cottages, 72 ft in length.
SE adjoining pasture land of Benjamin Bolton
NW Three cottages late of Frederick Chase, 24 ft in width.
- other piece of land (14p)
NE 12 cottages
SW John Gardner, length 127 ft 9 inches
NW) John Gardner, 39 ft in width SW)
to hold to use of ii)
ii) declares that no wife shall be entitled to dower in said property
ii) covenants with i) that he will during remainder of term of 12 years pay to Trustees of the Dunstable Permanent Benefit Investment and Building Society, £3.15s on days mentioned in hereinbefore recited security, and will observe the rules of the Society.
Sigs of both
Endorsed receipt wits W Hocken, Dunstable

[no title]  X 787/27  4 June 1864

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage
i) Matthias Clark, Watford, Herts, miller.
ii) Edward Lockhart, coal merchant Samuel Burges, tailor and draper John Pickering, warehouseman (All of Dunstable and Trustees of the Dunstable Permanent Benefit Investment and Building Society)
(i) is holder of five shares numbered 386, 387, 389, 389 [sic] and 390 in Books of Society and so is entitled for advance of £500
Now in consideration of £500 paid to (i) by (ii)
(i) releases to ii)
- piece of land in Bailey Field, Luton (1r 2 yds)
NW Roadway laid out by John Chase, deceased, called - Street.
NE -
SE pasture of Benjamin Bolton, deceased
SW -
- 17 cottages, lately 12 (5 more having been lately erected) called Bailey Field Cottages, now standing on said land, 12 of which are in occupations of Fensom, Impey, Thomas, Fleckney, Custance, Welch, Spacey, Philpott, Hull, Adams, Gray and Bigg. Other five (being lately erected) are unoccupied.
(Said piece of land was conveyed to i) by deed of 23 February 1856).
On trust to pay £5 per month for 12 years various covenants including power of sale if payments 3 months in arrears
Trustees may insure premises and get reimbursement from i)
Sig of i)
Endorsed receipt wit Philip Hy Crawley
Clerk to Mr Medland, solicitor, Dunstable 9 July 1863
Receipt for repayment

[no title]  X 787/28  5 August 1868

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage
i) Matthias Clark, Watford, Herts, miller
ii) Edward Lockhart, coal merchant Samuel Burgess, tailor and draper
John Pickering, warehouseman
Joseph Gutteridge, farmer
Alfred Pitkin
(All of Dunstable and Trustees of the Dunstable Permanent Benefit Investment and Building Society)
i) is holder of 7 3/4 shares in the Society, numbered 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466 and 466 3/4 and is entitled to an advance from the funds of the Society of £775
Now in consideration of £775 paid to i) by ii)
i) releases to ii)
- piece of land in Bailey Field (1rd 2 yds)
NW Chase Street
NE -
SE pasture of Benjamin Bolton, since deceased
SW -
- 17 cottages now standing on said piece of land in occupations of Fensom, Impey, Thomas, Fleckney, Custance, Welch, Spacey, Philpot, Hull, Adams, Gray, Bigg.
- Four freehold cottges, yards, gardens etc in High Street, Dunstable, now in occupations of James Oliver, Charles Smith, George Summerfield and Alfred Lennis
N Late Richard Blackwell, dec., now William Blackwell
E High Road
To be held to use of ii) on trusts concerning repayment of £7.15s on the first Monday in every month, for 12 years, and action to be taken in case of default.
i) covenants to make the monthly payments and observe the rules of the Society.
ii) to keep cottages insured against fire, the amount concerned being reimbursed by i).
Sig of i)
Endorsed receipt wit Philip Henry Crawley, Clerk to Mr Medland, sol., Dunstable13 June 1864
Receipt for repayment

[no title]  X 787/29  22 February 1878

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
i) Matthias Clark, Watford, Herts, miller.
ii) John Puddephatt, Regent Street, Luton, builder now in consideration of £800 paid by ii) to i)
i) conveys to ii)
- 17 cottages etc in Luton (1rd 2yds)
NW Chase Street (frontage of 74 ft 4 ins)
NE Joseph Burr Vincent, Oliver Steed, Thomas Cooley and John Langridge.
SE now Henry Taylor (next which there is a width of 102 ft)
SW formerly John Gardner, now Joseph Higgins (next which there is a length of 127 ft, with a length of 131 ft down the centre of the properties) of which five are in occupations of James Allen, George Gobey, Humphrey Gray, Amos Farr and George Butterfield, and front on Chase Street remaining 12 cottages, in a block, at the rear, are in occupations of Agnes Faulkner, William Bunyan, William Flint, George Fensom, John Day, George Smith, John Barratt, James Humphrey, William Humphrey, David Arnold, Emma Randall, and Charles Godfrey, and are known as Bailey Field Cottages.
Also in a mortgage of 25 July 1868.
a) Matthias Clarke
b) Trustees (named) of the Dunstable Permanent Building Society the property concerned includes above property and also other property of a)
So it is agreed that said mortgage shall remain in possession of i)
Now also i) covenants with ii) to produce such deed.
Sig of i)
Endorsed receipt wits George Bailey, Town Clerk, Luton
Frank Pitkin, his clerk

[no title]  X 787/30  23 February 1878

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage
i) John Puddephatt, Regent Street, Luton, builder
ii) Matthias Clark, Watford, Herts, miller now in consideration of £500.00 paid to i) by ii).
i) grants to ii)
- 17 cottages (1rd 2yds) [as before].
To secure repayment of said £500 with interest at £4.10s%.
Various powers of sale given to i) in case of default.
Property to be insured.
Sig of i)
Endorsed receipt wits George Bailey
Frank Pitkin

[no title]  X 787/31  18 August 1884

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
i) Matthias Clark, Watford, Herts, miller
ii) John Puddephatt, Salisbury Road, Luton, builder
iii) William Walker, Beaconsfield Road, Luton, victualler Henry Ringrose, Rockburn Road, Forest Hill, Surrey, tailor.
Said £500 still remains owing to i) by ii) but all interest has been paid.
Now in consideration of £500 paid by direction of ii) to i) and also £275 paid to ii) (total - £775.00 paid by iii) in equal shares)
i) as mortgagee and by direction of ii) as beneficial owner, conveys to iii)
- 17 cottages etc (1rd 2yds) to hold discharged from any claims in mortgage of 23 February 1878.
Sigs of all
Wit Richard Cooke, sol, Luton

[no title]  X 787/32  23 August 1884

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
i) William Walker, Beaconsfield Road, Luton, retired licensed victualler
ii) Henry Ringrose, Rockburn Road, Forest Hill, Surrey, tailor
i) has agreed to sell his half share in said 17 cottages etc.
Now in consideration of £417 10s paid by ii) to i)
i) as beneficial owner conveys to ii) - undivided moiety in - 17 cottages etc (1 rd 2yds).
Sigs of both
Wit Fred W Beck, articled clerk to Mr W Neve, solicitor, Luton.

[no title]  X 787/33  17 December 1898

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
i) Henry Ringrose, Harpenden, Herts, gentleman
ii) Walter Seabrook, The Fox Inn, Luton, innkeeper now in consideration of £750.00 paid to i) by ii)
i) conveys to ii)
- 17 cottages etc at Luton (1rd 2 yds)
NW Chase Street
NE Joseph Burr Vincent
SE - Pollard
SW - King
Sig of i)
Wit W Neve, solicitor, Luton

[no title]  X 787/34  19 December 1898

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage
i) Walter Seabrook, The Fox Inn, Dunstable Road, Luton, innkeeper
ii) Henry Ringrose, Harpenden, Herts, gentleman consideration - £550 lent by ii) by i)
i) covenants with ii) to repay said sum with interest at 4% p.a. also i) as beneficial owner, conveys to ii)
- 17 cottages etc in Luton (1rd 2yds).
Property to be insured in sum of £550 in Guardian Insurance Office
No lease made by i) shall have effect unless ii) consents in writing.
i) shall be at liberty, on any of the days appointed for payment, to pay to ii) any sum, not less than £50 in part payment of the principal money.
Sig of i)
Wit W Neve, solicitor, Luton

[no title]  X 787/35  1 January 1910

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Reconveyance
i) Maria Ringrose, Shakespeare Road, Harpenden, Herts, widow
ii) John William Verran, The Crown and Anchor Inn, New Bedford Road, Luton, licensed victualler
Arthur William Cain, 143 Wellington Street, Luton, auctioneer's clerk
Supplemental to deed of 19 December 1898
Walter Seabrook died on 27 July 1903. By his will dated 1 July 1903 he appointed ii) as his executors. Will proved (PPR) on 3 March 1905.
Henry Ringrose died on 15 December 1908. By his will dated 5 January 1871 he appointed i) as sole executrix.
will proved (PPR) on 8 January 1909
now in consideration of all principal and interest having been paid and satisfied
i) conveys to ii)
- all property in principal indenture discharged from all principal money and demands under the principal indenture.
Sig of i)
Wit Alban Neve, solicitor, Luton

[no title]  X 787/36  4 January 1910

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Mortgage
i) William Chamberlain, 51 Tavistock Street, Luton, ex-inspector of Police
ii) Fanny Ann Neve, Luton, the wife of Walter Neve, Luton, gentleman now in consideration of £400 paid to i) by ii) and interest at £4.10s% p.a.
i) as beneficial owner conveys to ii)
- 17 cottages etc in Luton (1rd 2 yds)
NW Chase Street, frontage of 74 ft 4 inches.
NE formerly Joseph Burr Vincent, Oliver Steed, Thomas Cooley and John Langridge.
SE pasture formerly of Benjamin Bolton, and then Henry Taylor, with width of 102 ft.
SW formerly John Gardner, and then devisees of Joseph Higgins, with length of 127 ft, with 132 ft down the centre of the property
Five of which cottages abut on Chase Street and remaining 12 are at rear and known as Bailey Field Cottages.
Buildings to be insured in sum of £400
No lease made by i) shall have effect unless ii) consents in writing.
Sig of i) wit Alban Neve, solicitor, Luton

[no title]  X 787/37  4 November 1925

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Reconveyance
i) Fanny Ann Neve, Luton, widow.
ii) Sidney William Chamberlain, Farley Hill, Luton, engineer
Ellen Annie Chamberlain, Luton, sp
Reciting will of William Chamberlain dated 6 September 1921 by which he appointed ii) as his executors. He died on 26 February 1925. Will proved (PPR) on 19 May 1925.
£400.00 is still owing but all interest has been paid now in consideration of £400 paid by ii) out of estate of William Chamberlain, deceased
i) conveys to ii)
- 17 cottages in Luton [1r and 2 yds].
NW Chase Street, 74 ft 4 inches
NE formerly Joseph Burr Vincent, Oliver Steed, Thomas Cooley, John Landgridge
SE Henry Taylor, 102 ft.
SW Devisees of Joseph Higgins, 127 ft, with length of 132 ft down the centre of the property.
Five of which cottages abut on Chase Street and remaining (in block) are called Bailey Field Cottages.
Sig of i)
Wit Alban Neve, Luton, retired solicitor

[no title]  X 787/38  8 July 1856

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Assignment by way of mortgage
i) Peter Scrivener, Luton, brickmaker
ii) Thomas Albon Carter, Luton, late Supervisor of Excise reciting Assignment of 20 October 1855
a) George Bowers, Luton, builder
b) said Peter Scrivener
c) Richard Stokes
- piece of land and premises hereinafter described were assigned to b) for the residue of a term of 1000 years created by deed of 3 July 1841.
Now in consideration of £100 paid by ii) to i)
i) directs and appoints that cottages etc shall be held to use of ii) for residue of said term.
Also i) assigns to ii)
- piece of land in field formerly called Bailey Field but now called New Town with frontage of 32 ft 6 inches next to a street leading out of another street in New Town to property formerly belonging to Edward Chase, in depth 50 ft next to ground belonging to John Bailey, and in width at rear next to ground belonging to George Bailey, 32 ft 6 in, and in depth next to other ground of George Bailey, 50 ft (in total - 6p).
- Two cottages lately built thereon by i), one of which is in occupation of himself and the other by William Muns for residue of term of 1000 years
To secure repayment of £100 and 6% interest.
Premises to be insured against fire in £100
Sig of i)
Endorsed receipt wit Thomas Sworder, sol, Luton

[no title]  X 787/39  8 October 1859

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
i) Thomas Albon Carter, Luton, late Supervisor of Excise
ii) Peter Scrivener, Luton, brickmaker
iii) George Walter Bibby, Chelmsford, Essex, licensed hawker
Reciting assignment of 20 October 1855
a) George Bowers, Luton, builder
b) said Peter Scrivener
c) Richard Stokes
- piece of land and premises were assigned to b) for residue of term of 1000 years created by deed of 3 July 1841 to use of b).
Reciting also mortgage of 8 July 1856 default has been made in payment of said £100 and interest
Now in consideration of £100 paid to i) at direction of ii) by iii) and of further sum of £50 paid by iii) to ii) for remainder of said purchase money
i) absolutely and irrevocably directs and appoints
- cottage, land etc shall be to use of iii) for residue of 1000 years also i) conveys, and ii) assigns and transfers, to iii)
- piece of land in field once called Bailey Field and now New Town in Luton [as before].
- Two cottages lately built thereon by ii), one in occupation of ii) and the other of Robert Farr to hold for residue of terms of 1000 years freed from all equity of redemption under said mortgage
Sigs of i) and ii)
Endorsed receipts wit Thomas Tomlinson, clerk to William Hunt, solicitor, Luton

7, 9, 11, Chase Street, Luton  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  X 787/40  31 January 1877

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Assignment
i) George Walter Bibby, Wenlock Street, Luton, hawker
ii) Joseph Burr Vincent, Park Street, Luton, draper now in consideration of £180 paid to i) by ii)
i) assigns to ii)
- piece of land with two cottages and gateway which now forms 3rd cottage now described as - piece of land in Chase Street, Luton
NW said street with frontage of 32 ft 4 inches
SW Matthias Clarke, extending 46 ft
SE Oliver Steed, extending 32 ft 9 inches
NE - Higgins, extending 41 ft 6 inches
- Cottages thereon being nos. 7,9 and 11 [Chase Street]. For residue of said term of 1000 years.
Sig of i)
Endorsed receipt wit W Neve, solicitor, Luton

[no title]  X 787/41  18 July 1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Assignment
i) Joseph Albert Vincent, 5 Chandos Road South, Chorlton - cum - Hardy, Manchester, Lancaster, wool salesman
Edith Gertrude Illing, wife of Edward Illing, East Court, Lyminge, Kent, gentleman William Arthur Vincent, Paulersbury Northants, gentleman
ii) Stanley Bertie Taylor, 1 Holly Street, Luton, plasterer
reciting will of Joseph Burr Vincent dated 12 August 1896 whereby he appointed his three sisters, Sarah Elizabeth Illing, Emma Henrietta Bird and Helena Vincent as excutrixes and trustees. He devised all the residue of his estate to trustees (except as to his furniture) to be sold and converted into money. The whole or such parts thereof as might be necessary during lifetime or widowhood of wife Jane Martha Vincent, to pay legacies etc and then to pay income from residue to wife for life or widowhood. Then to realise such parts of his estate as shall not consist of money and to hold them on trust. He died on 2 June 1903. Will proved (PPR) on 9 November 1903.
Sarah Elizabeth Illing died on 19 July 1923. By virtue of Law of Property Act, 1925, and Settled Land Act, 1925, the property hereby conveyed became vested in Jane Martha Vincent (widow of J B Vincent). Said Jane Martha Vincent died on 9 February 1927 at 'The Haven', Ashburnham Road, Luton. Will dated 19 August 1920.
Helena Vincent died on 9 February 1927.
Letters of Administration with will of estate of testatrix were on 4 October 1927 granted by PPR to i) the trustees as to said settled land appointed by Deed of Appointment of 23 February 1927 and made between Emma Henrietta Bird and i) limited to said settled land, the said E H Bird having renounced probate of the Will of testatrix limited to said settled land.
By Deed of Appointment of new trustees, Emma Henrietta Bird appointed i) as trustees of Will of J B Vincent.
By Vesting Assent of 17 November 1927, i) as Special Executors of settled land of J M Vincent, deceased, assented to the vesting in themselves of hereinafter described property in trust for sale.
Now in consideration of £170 paid by ii) to i)
i) assign to ii)
- piece of land in Chase Street [as before]
- cottages standing thereon being numbered 7,9 and 11,
Chase Street
to hold for residue of term of 1000 years.
i) Acknowledge right of ii) to production of documents as in schedule.
Schedule
9 November 1903 Will of J B Vincent, deceased
23 February 1927 Deed of Appointment of New Trustees
4 October 1927 Letters of Administration with Will of estate of J M Vincent, deceased, limited as to settled land.
17 November 1927 Assent
Sigs of i)
Wits Arthur E Burns, 7 Chandos Road South; Chorley C Hardy, Manchester, merchant; Frederick H Testerin, Lyminge, Kent, postmaster; H A B Wood, solicitor, Luton 18 November 1927
Endorsed:
Deed of Enlargement of Stanley Bertie Taylor, now of 67, Radford Road, Coventry, Warwicks, plasterer, by which he declares that said term of 1000 years, or residue thereof, is enlarged into a fee simple.
Sig of S B Taylor
Wit R W Hunt, 104 Spun Street, Coventry, grocer

[no title]  X 787/42  1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Supplemental Abstract of title of Stanley Bertie Taylor to plot of land in Chase Street, Luton, site of numbers 7.9, and 11.
Reciting:
Assignment of 31 January 1877
With copy of plan

[no title]  X 787/43  nd c1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Supplemental Abstract of the title of Stanley Bertie Taylor to plot of land in Chase Street, forming site of numbers 7,9 and 11.
Reciting:
1896 12 August Will of Joseph Burr Vincent of Longton, Staffordshire, Congregational Minister.
1903 2 June Death of J B Vincent.
1903 9 November Will proved (PPR) by Sarah Elizabeth Illing (wife of John Illing), Emma Henrietta Bird, widow, and Helena Vincent, spinster.
1923 19 July Death of S E Illing.
1927 9 February Death of H Vincent.
1923 23 February Deed of Appointment relating to - 2,4,6,8,10,12,7 and 9 Chase Street, Luton.
1927 16 November Assent relating to above property.

[no title]  X 787/44  1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Abstract of the title of Stanley Bertie Taylor to leasehold premises numbered 7,9 and 11, Chase Street, Luton.
Reciting:
Assignment of 18 November 1927.

[no title]  X 787/45  12 July 1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Application for an official search relating to nos. 7,9 and 11 Chase Street, Luton, in the name of Stanley Bertie Taylor, recording no subsisting entries.

[no title]  X 787/46  9 July 1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
i) Stanley Bertie Taylor, 67 Radford Road, Coventry, Warwicks, plasterer
ii) Laurence Harry Williams, 125 Tennyson Road, Luton, company director
Now in consideration of £150 paid by ii) to i)
i) conveys to ii)
- piece of land in Chase Street on which formerly stood three cottages known as 7,9 and 11 Chase Street.
Sig of i) wit K W Hunt, 104 Spun Street, Coventry, grocer.

[no title]  X 787/47  19 July 1943

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Copy of above Conveyance.

Miscellaneous - Bailey Field, Luton  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  X 787/48  1840-1847

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Appointment to Uses
i) Edward Chase, Luton, surgeon
Frederick Chase, Luton, gentleman
ii) Samuel Taylor, Luton, carpenter
iii) George Barrett, Luton, carpenter
Reciting lease and release of 30 and 31 August 1841
a) John Chase
b) Edward and Frederick Chase
c) George Rands
- piece of land thereinafter described (and part of which to be hereby appointed) was limited to uses to bar dower of the widows of b).
Now in consideration of £63 paid by ii) to i)
i) appoints that - piece of land in Bailey Field, Luton (part of above described land) (21p 6 yds)
NE Henry Pinker Arnold
NW Roadway laid out by John Chase
SE Meadow land of Benjamin Bolton
SW Garden of Edward Chase
to be held to uses and in trust for ii)
iii)to be trustee for ii) if necessary.
ii) declares that no wife of his shall be entitled to dower out of above estate.
Any building built on land will be in uniform line of frontage with adjoining property
ii) agree to produce deeds as in schedule.
Schedule:
Exchange of 10 November 1840.
Lease and Release of 30 and 31 August 1841.
Sigs of i) and ii)
13 December 1847
Endorsed receipt
Wit George Bailey, Clerk to Frederick Chase

Miscellaneous - 35 and 37 Chase Street, Luton  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  X 787/49  20 January 1909

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Statutory Declaration of Laura Janes, wife of Frederick Janes, Chase Street, Luton, general shopkeeper:
She is 34 years old. Her grandfather, Joseph Freeman, lived at 28 Chase Street.
He died on 21 March 1901.
She knows the two cottages (nos. 35 and 37 Chase Street) devised by will of 28 August 1900 to son and grandson.
Her father, John Davis Freeman, was generally referred to as John Freeman and is so called in will.
Said two cottages were given him for life.
Her brother, Joseph Thomas Freeman. Said two cottages were devised to him by will subject to his father's life interest.
Joseph Thomas Freeman was born on 29 November 1887.
Signed by Laura Janes before John Gates, Commissioner for Oaths.

[no title]  X 787/50  15 August 1947

Source of acquisition: Acc 6893


Contents:
Conveyance
i) Percival George Mitchell, 7 and 9 Princess Street, Luton, estate agent
ii) Laurence Harry Williams, 125 Tennyson Road, company director
Reciting will of William Childs, late of 28 Bailey Street, Luton, straw hat manufacturer, dated 5 December 1891 by which he appointed his wife, Lucy Childs (afterwards Lucy Mead) and William James Barrett, executors and trustees. After disposing of his personal estate, he gave all his real estate to wife for life and then to W J Barrett in trust for sale.
Said William Childs died on 8 April 1894. Will proved (PPR) on 30 May 1895.
Lucy Mead died on 19 August 1945. Probate granted to i) by PPR on 6 June 1946.
Now in consideration of £293 10s paid by ii) to i).
i) as personal representative of Lucy Childs, deceased, conveys to ii)
- piece of land in Luton, with frontage to SE side of Chase Street of 43 ft, and uniform depth of 124 ft 10 inches (area - 19 sq p and 17 sq yds).
Said piece of land formerly formed the site of 29,31 and 33 Chase Street (as on plan on deed).
(i) acknowledges right of ii) to production of documents as in schedule.
Schedule
21 May 1908
Conveyance - Lucy Mead to Harry Isaac Sell
12 August 1937
Vesting deed - i) and Philip Raymond Barnard with Lucy Mead
6 June 1946
Will of Lucy Mead
Sig of i)
Wit H A L Wood, solicitor, Luton

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