Fonds MC 3524, 1073x5 - Mortgage title of Katherine Copeman and her successors to an estate in Bawdeswell (actually owned by John Allen of Saxthorp, later of Bawdeswell, farmer)

Identity area

Reference code

MC 3524, 1073x5

Title

Mortgage title of Katherine Copeman and her successors to an estate in Bawdeswell (actually owned by John Allen of Saxthorp, later of Bawdeswell, farmer)

Date(s)

  • 1798-1876 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

2 parchments

Context area

Name of creator

(fl 1798)

Biographical history

Spinster.

Name of creator

(fl 1817)

Biographical history

Widow.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 15 December 2020 (ACC 2020/23).

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Mortgage of two closes of land (6a) in Bawdeswell by bargain and sale for 1000-year term from John Allen of Saxthorpe, farmer, to Amy Smith, spinster of Briston to secure the loan of £160 in 1798, reciting that Allen had inherited the land from his deceased father of the same name, and who had bought it from James Leeds of North Tuddenham farmer in 1762, with endorsed memoranda of receipt of annual interest payments, 1800-1813. Also an assignment of the remainder of the 1000-year term from the executors of Amy Smith (Smith, Christmas and Hill family names) and direction of John Allen to Katherine Copeman of Aylsham widow in 1817, with endorsed memoranda of payment of annual interest, 1818-1853 and a memorandum by Robert Copeman late of Aylsham, sole executor of Katherine's will acknowledging receipt of the principal money and interest due to Katherine, 1876.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Old mould-spotting and staining, with the text of the assignment being faint (but legible) throughout

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Catalogued

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related genres

Related places