ID: PH01_RTY_1852 / Elaine Barker

TitlePeldon Rectory - Indenture for a mortgage from Queen Anne's Bounty to fund the re-building
AbstractIndenture, dated 7th June 1852, for a mortgage from Queen Anne's Bounty to fund the re-building of Peldon Rectory
[St. Mary's, Peldon archive]

Transcribed by Elaine Barker

This Indenture made the seventh day of June in the fifteenth year of the Reign of Her
Majesty Queen Victoria and in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty
two Between The Reverend William Spencer Harris Meadows Clerk
Rector of the Parish Church of Peldon in the County of Essex and the Diocese of the Bishop of
Rochester of the one part and The Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the
augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy of the other part Whereas the said William Spencer Harris Meadows pursuant to the directions of an Act passed in the
seventeenth year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third intituled "An Act to promote the residence of the Parochial Clergy by making provision for the
"more speedy and effectual building rebuilding repairing or purchasing houses and other necessary Buildings and Tenements for the use of their Benefices" and of another
Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the first and second years of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria intituled "An Act to amend the law for providing
fit houses for the Beneficed Clergy" hath obtained the consent of the Ordinary of the said Diocese and the Patrons of the said Church and Living to borrow and take up
at interest the sum of One thousand pounds so laid out and expended in rebuilding the Parsonage House and other necessary Offices upon the Glebe belonging to the
said Church as appears by an Instrument signed by the said Ordinary and Patrons hereunto annexed And whereas the said Governors have agreed to lend and
advance the sum of One thousand pounds upon a Mortgage of the Glebe tithes rents rent charges and other profits and emoluments of the said Living pursuant to the
direction and the true intent and meaning of the said Acts Now this Indenture Witnesseth that the said William Spencer Harris Meadows in consideration
of the sum of five shillings to him in hand paid and of the sum of One thousand pounds paid at or before the sealing and delivery hereof into the hands of John
William Egerton Green of Colchester in the said County of Essex Banker (a person nominated by the said Ordinary Patrons and Incumbent to receive the same pursuant to the
directions of the said Acts (which nomination is hereto also annexed) and which receipt of the said sum of One thousand pounds the said John William Egerton Green hath
acknowledged by an Indorsement on the back of this Deed) Hath granted bargained sold and demised and by these Presents Doth grant bargain sell and demise unto
the said Governors their Successors and assigns All the Glebe lands, tithes, rents, rent charges, moduses compositions for tithes salaries stipends fees gratuities and other
emoluments and profits whatsoever arising coming growing renewing or payable to the Rector of the said Living in respect thereof with all and every the rights privileges
and appurtenances thereunto belonging To have hold receive take and enjoy the said premises with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Governors
their Successors and assigns from henceforth for and during the term of thirty five years fully to be complete and ended in as full ample and beneficial manner and
with such remedies and powers for obtaining and recovering the same and every part thereof to all intents and purposes as the said William Spencer Harris Meadows or
his Successors Rectors of the said Church could or might or ought to have held enjoyed received taken or recovered the same if these Present had not been made
And the said William Spencer Harris Meadows for himself his heirs executors and administrators doth hereby covenant promise and agree to and with the said
Governors their Successors and assigns that he the said William Spencer Harris Meadows during the time he shall continue Rector of the said Parish and Parish Church shall
and will well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Governors their Successors or assigns interest for the said sum of One thousand pounds or so much thereof
as shall remain due at the end of every year to be computed from the day of the date of these Presents after the rate of Four pounds per centum per annum by
yearly payments the first of the said payments to begin and be made on the seventh day of June next and also shall and will from and after the expiration
of one year from the day of the date of these presents in each and every year during such time as aforesaid well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the
said Governors their Successors or assigns the equal thirtieth part of the said principal money of One thousand pounds the first of such payments to be made on
the seventh day of June One thousand eight hundred and fifty four And also shall and will continue such respective payments of the said interest and on
account of the said principal money\so long as he shall continue Rector of the said Parish and Parish Church unless all the said Principal money/ and interest for the same shall be sooner paid and discharged Provided always and these Presents are
upon this Condition
that if the said William Spencer Harris Meadows and his Successors shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto
the said Governors their successors and assigns the said principal money and interest for the same in manner and at the times aforesaid according
to the true intent and meaning of the said Acts and of these Presents and also all costs and charges which shall have been occasioned by the
nonpayment thereof these Presents and every thing herein contained shall cease and be void Provided also that it shall and may be
lawful for the said William Spencer Harris Meadows and his Successors peaceably and quietly to hold occupy possess and enjoy all and
singular the said Glebe lands tithes, rents, rent charges moduses compositions for tithe stipends fees gratuities and other emoluments and profits
whatsoever arising or to arise from or in respect of the said Living until default shall be made by him or them respectively in the payment
of the interest and principal or some part thereof at the times and in the manner aforesaid In witness whereof the said William
Spencer Harris Meadows hath hereunto set his hand and seal and the said Governors have caused their Common Seal to be hereunto affixed
interchangeably the day and year first above written.

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The Indenture

AuthorElaine Barker
Published7 June 1852
SourceMersea Museum
IDPH01_RTY_1852
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 Indenture, dated 7th June 1852, for a mortgage from Queen Anne's Bounty to fund the re-building of Peldon Rectory 
 Document held by St. Mary's, Peldon archive.  PH01_RTY_1852_001
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Title: Indenture, dated 7th June 1852, for a mortgage from Queen Anne's Bounty to fund the re-building of Peldon Rectory
Document held by St. Mary's, Peldon archive.
Date:7 June 1852
Source:Peldon History Project