ID: MARG_362

TitlePurchase of Copyhold lands in Manor of East Mersea 1824
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Purchase by George Round of Copyhold lands etc., known as Millers or Milners and Nevards, in the region of 12 acres, in the Manor of East Mersea, otherwise known as East Mersea Hall for £350. The copyhold is purchased from James Coppin and his wife Beatrix née Goodwin, Susan Prentice widow née Goodwin, William Wagstaff and his wife Sara née Goodwin, and Thomas May the younger (whose mother was Elizabeth May née Goodwin). They are heirs to the estates of John Dearsly and thence Lydia Dearsly née Goodwin.

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Dated the 24th day of April 1824

The Coheirs of the late Mrs Lydia Dearsly
to
George Round Esqre.

Deed of Covenants on Absolute Surrender of a Copyhold Estate held of the Manor of East Mersea for Title ...

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1. This Indenture made the Twenty fourth day of April in the year of our Lord one hundred eight thousand and twenty four
2. Between James Coppin of West Mersea in the County of Essex farming Bailiff and Beatrix his wife (formerly Beatrix
3. Goodwin, Spinster), Susan Prentice of Great Bardfield in the said County Widow (formerly Susan Goodwin Spinster)
4. William Wagstaff of Lexden in the same county, Labourer and Sarah his wife (formerly Sarah Goodwin Spinster)
5. and Thomas May the younger of West Mersea in the said County of Essex of the other part and George Round of Lexden aforesaid Esquire Lord of the Manor
6. of East Mersea otherwise East Hall in East Mersea in the said county of Essex of the other part Whereas the said George Round hath contracted and agreed with the said James Coppin and Beatrix his wife
7. Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his wife and Thomas May for the absolute purchase of the copyhold or customary Messuage or Tenement Lands and Hereditaments hereinafter ...
8. particularly mentioned and described, holder of the aforesaid Manor of East Mersea otherwise East Mersea Hall by Copy of Court Roll at and for the price of Three hundred and fifty Pounds free from all
9. Incumbrances, except by the Tenure thereof, And in pursuance and Execution of the said Agreement and for and in consideration of the sum of Three hundred and fifty pounds of lawful British
10. Money to them the said James Coppin and Beatrix his wife, Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his wife and Thomas May, in hand well and truly paid by the said George Round
11. on the day of the date hereof according to their respective Shares and Interests in the Hereditaments hereinafter mentioned to be surrendered, the receipt whereof they the said James Coppin and
12. Beatrix his wife, Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his Wife and Thomas May and each and every of them do and doth doth hereby respectively acknowledge and that same sum
13. is the full purchase Money for the said Copyhold or customary Hereditaments and premises and thereof and of and from every part thereof they do severally and respectively acquit release
14. exonerate and discharge the said George Round his Heirs Executors Administrator and assigns and every of them for ever by these presents They the said James Coppin and Beatrix his Wife
15. Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his Wife and Thomas May (the said Beatrix Coppin and Sarah Wagstaff having been by the Steward of the said Manor first separately and
16. apart from their said Husbands examined according to the custom thereof and freely and voluntarily consenting) Have on the day of the date hereof, by Surrender out of Court by the Rod and
17. according to the custom of the said Manor and duly surrendered into the hands of the Lord of the said Manor by the hands and acceptance of Charles Round, Esquire Steward thereof All that
18. Messuage or Tenement with the Lands and Appurtenances to the same belonging called Millers otherwise called Milners and Nevards containing by Estimation Twelve Acres more or less, customary
19. and Heriotable and holden of the said Manor by coy of Court Roll, lately in the occupation of Lydia Dearsly Widow, deceased and now of Samuel Cant or his Assigns To all which said
20. Hereditaments and Premises they the said Beatrix Coppin, Susan Prentice, Sarah Wagstaff and Thomas May the younger were at a General Court Baron holden in and for the said Manor on
21. or about the Seventeenth day of September last admitted to them and their Heirs as Tenants in common as in the coheiresses and coheir of the said Lydia Dearsly deceased, who was the widow and Devisee
22. in ffee of the same premises named in and by the last Will and Testament of John Dearsly then late of East Mersea aforesaid Farmer deceased, they the said Beatrix Coppin, Susan Prentice and
23. Sarah Wagstaff being the three surviving Sisters of the said Lydia Dearsly, heretofore Lydia Goodwin Spinster, and the said Thomas May the younger, being the only son and Heir of Elizabeth
24. May deceased (formerly Elizabeth Goodwin, Spinster) heretofore the Wife of Thomas May of West Mersea Hall Esquire and the other sister of the said Lydia Dearsly who never was admitted to the
25. said Copyhold premises under her said Husband's will and although she made a will thereof, she consequently died intestate as to the same premises and the same descended to her said
26. coheiresses and coheirs as aforesaid And the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders and rent Issues and profits of the same premises And all the Estate right Title Interest etc etc
27. Inheritance property claim and demand whatsoever both at Law and in Equity of them the said James Coppin and Beatrix his wife, Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his wife
28. and Thomas May the younger, and each and every of them in to up9on or out of the same Hereditaments and premises and every or any part or parcel thereof To the only Use and Behoof
29. of the said George Round his Heirs and assign... for ever according to the custom of the said Manor And whereas the said James Coppin, Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Thomas May
30. the younger have agreed to enter into the covenants hereinafter contained for the Title of the said premises From this Indenture Witnesseth that for the consideration aforesaid and in full performance
31. of the said last mentioned agreement James Coppin doth for himself his Heirs executo0rs and administrators and for the Estate Title possession and further assurance of the undivided
32. equal fourth part of the said Beatrix his wife of or in the said copyhold Messuage or Tenement Lands and Hereditaments and no further or otherwise And the said Susan Prentice doth for herself
33. her Heirs Executors and Administrators and for the Estate Title possession and further assurance of her one undivided equal fourth part of the said copyhold Hereditaments and not further or etc etc
34. otherwise And the said William Wagstaff doth for himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators and for the Estate Title possession and further assurance of the one undivided or equal fourth part
35. of the said Sarah his wife of or in the said copyhold hereditaments and no further or otherwise And the said Thomas May, the younger, doth for himself his Heirs Executors and administrators in
36. and for the Estate Title possession and further assurance of the one undivided equal fourth part of him the said Thomas May the younger, of or in the said copyhold Hereditaments and not further
37. or otherwise, grant covenant promise and agree to and with the said George Round his Heirs and assigns by these presents in manner following, that is to say, That, for and notwithstanding any act
38. Deed Matter or Thing whatsoever by them the said James Copping and Beatrix his wife, Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his wife and Thomas May the younger , or the said John Dearsly
39. and Lydia Dearsly severally deceased or any of them respectively or any person or persons lawfully claiming from by under or in trust for them or any of them respectively made done committed executed or
40. suffered to the contrary They the said James Coppin and Beatrix his wife, Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his wife and Thomas May the younger, at the time of making the herein before
41. recited surrender, were lawfully and rightfully seized of or well entitled to the copyhold Messuage or Tenement Lands and Hereditaments so by them then and thereby surrendered aforesaid and
42. every of them in according to the custom of the aforesaid Manor of East Mersea otherwise East Hall, without any condition use trust power of revocation or other restraint cause matter or thing whatsoever
43. to alter defeat incumber revoke or make void the same And that, for and notwithstanding any such act Deed Matter or Thing as aforesaid They the said James Coppin and Beatrix his wife, Susan
44. Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his wife and Thomas May, the younger, at the Time of making the hereinbefore recited Surrender, had in themselves good right full power and lawful and
45. absolute authority to surrender the aforesaid copyhold Hereditaments and premises hereinbefore mentioned to have been surrendered, unto and to the use of the said George Round his Heirs and
46. assigns as aforesaid And that it shall and may be lawful to and for the said George Round his Heirs and assigns, at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly to enter upn have hold occupy possess
47. and enjoy the said Hereditaments and premises so surrendered as aforesaid with their appurtenances, and to receive and take the Rents Issues and profits thereof and every part thereof to and
48. for his and their own use and benefit without the lawful let suit trouble eviction claim or demand whatsoever of or by the said James Coppin and Beatrix his wife, Susan Prentice, William
49. Wagstaff and Sarah his Wife and Thomas May, the younger, or any person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim from under on in Trust for them or any of them respectively or the said John
50. Dearsly and Lydia Dearsly severally deceased or either of them respectively And that freely and clearly acquitted exonerated and for ever discharged or otherwise by the said James Coppin and Beatrix
51. his wife, Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his wife and Thomas May, the younger, their Heirs Executors or Administrators well and sufficiently saved defended kept harmless and indemnified of
52. from and against all former and other gifts grand bargains sales surrenders jointures and freebench or right and title thereto uses trusts intuits wills rents sums of money forfeitures re-entries and all other
53. estates titles troubles charges and incumbrances whatsoever had made done occasioned or suffered by the said James Coppin and Beatrix his wife, Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his wife
54. and Thomas May, the younger, or the said John Dearsly and Lydia Dearsley severally deceased or any of them respectively or any person or persons lawfully claiming from under or in trust for them or any of
55. them And Firstly that they the said James Coppin and Beatrix his wife, Susan Prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his wife and Thomas May, the younger, and their several Heirs and all and every other
56. person and persons whomsoever having or claiming, or wh shall or may have or claim any Estate Right Title or Interest at Law or in Equity in to or out of the said copyhold Messuage or Tenement
57. Lands and other Hereditaments or any of them or any part thereof from under or in trust for them the said James Coppin and Beatrix his wife, Susan prentice, William Wagstaff and Sarah his Wife and
58. Thomas May, the Younger, or the said John Dearsly and Lydia Dearsly deceased or any of them respectively shall and will from time to time and at all Times thereafter upon every reasonable request and at the
59. proper cost and charges of the said George Round and his Heirs or assigns make do and execute or cause and procure to be made done and executed all and singular such further and other lawful and in ..
60. reasonable acts Deeds Things Surrenders and Assurances in the Law whatsoever for the further better and more absolutely Surrendering and assuring or otherwise conveying the said copyhold Messuage or
61. Tenement Lands and other Hereditaments and every part thereof with their appurtenances according to the Custom of the aforesaid Manor of East Mersea otherwise East Hall, unto and to the list of the said
62. George Round his Heirs and assigns or otherwise as he or they shall order and direct as by him the said George Round his Heirs or assigns or his or their counsel in the Law shall be reasonably devised or
63. advised and required In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their Hands and Seals the Day and year first above Written.

James Coppin
The Mark of Beatrix Coppin
The Mark of Susan Prentice
William Wagstaff
The Mark of Sarah Wagstaff
Thomas May Junr.

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Received the Day of the date of the within written ... ...
Indenture of and from the within named George ...
Round the within mentioned sum of Three Hundred
and Fifty Pounds being the full consideration Money
for the purcahse of the within mentioned to be ... ...
surrendered Copyhold Hereditaments, as witness our
hands.

Signed Sealed and Delivered by the within named parties of the
first part in the presence of us
W.W. Francis. Atty at Law Colchester
Thos. Maberly of the same place

James Coppin
The mark of Beatrix Coppin
The mark of Susan Prentice
William Wagstaff
The mark of Sarah Wagstaff
Thos May

SourceMersea Museum / Carol Wyatt
IDMARG_362
Related Images:
 1. This Indenture made the Twenty fourth day of April in the year of our Lord one hundred eight thousand and twenty four 
 2. <b>Between James Coppin</b> of West Mersea in the County of Essex farmintg Bailiff and Beatrix his wife (formerly Beatrix 
 3. Goodwin, Spinster), <b>Susan Prentice</b> of Great Bardfield in the said County Widow (formerly Susan Goodwin Spinster)
 4. <b>William Wagstaff</b> of Lexden in the same county, Labourer and <b>Sarah</b> his wife (formerly Sarah Goodwin Spinster)

 5. and <b>Thomas May</b> the younger of West Mersea in the said County of Essex of the other part and George Round of Lexden
aforesaid Esquire Lord of the Manor 

 6. of East Mersea othewise East Hall in East Mersea in the said county of Essex of the other part
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ImageID:   MARG_362_002
Title: 1. This Indenture made the Twenty fourth day of April in the year of our Lord one hundred eight thousand and twenty four
2. Between James Coppin of West Mersea in the County of Essex farmintg Bailiff and Beatrix his wife (formerly Beatrix
3. Goodwin, Spinster), Susan Prentice of Great Bardfield in the said County Widow (formerly Susan Goodwin Spinster)
4. William Wagstaff of Lexden in the same county, Labourer and Sarah his wife (formerly Sarah Goodwin Spinster)
5. and Thomas May the younger of West Mersea in the said County of Essex of the other part and George Round of Lexden aforesaid Esquire Lord of the Manor
6. of East Mersea othewise East Hall in East Mersea in the said county of Essex of the other part

See MARG_362 for a full transcription of the document.

Date:24 April 1824
Source:Mersea Museum / Carol Wyatt
 Deed of Covenants on Absolute Surrender of a Copyhold Estate held of the Manor of East Mersea ...
Coheirs of the late Mrs Lydia Dearsly to George Round Esqre.
</p><p>Title page and receipt.
</p><p>
See <a href=mmresdetails.php?col=MM&ba=cke&typ=ID&pid=MARG_362&rhit=1 ID=1>MARG_362 </a> for a full transcription of the document.
</p>  MARG_362_003
ImageID:   MARG_362_003
Title: Deed of Covenants on Absolute Surrender of a Copyhold Estate held of the Manor of East Mersea ... Coheirs of the late Mrs Lydia Dearsly to George Round Esqre.

Title page and receipt.

See MARG_362 for a full transcription of the document.

Date:24 April 1824
Source:Mersea Museum / Carol Wyatt