Title:
Deeds: Marriage Settlement (Lease and Release)

(i) John Shaw of Colchester, esquire; (ii) Jane Lessingham of London, widow; to (iii) Richard Backwell of London, gentleman and Allen Banckes, citizen of London, leather seller

Mansion house and land (containing 5a.) nearby, both in All Saints, Colchester; parcel of meadow (2a.) in St. James, Colchester, all belonging to John Shaw.; moiety of messuage and farm called Layer House and land (160a.) formerly in occupation of Philip Richmond, now of John Ballee in Peldon and Abberton; parcels of land (14a.) and parcels of meadow (7a.) in occupationof Roger Winke in Creeting St.Mary and Creeting St. Olaves, Suffolk; messuage in occupation of [blank] Digby, copyhold of manor of Peet Hall in Peldon and West Mersea

Recites intended marriage of John Shaw and Jane Lessingham.

Property to use of John Shaw for 99 years or life and to Richard Backwell and Allen Banckes in trust; after death of John Shaw, to Jane Lessingham and, after her death, to their heirs. Copy
Scope and Content:
Marriage Settlement (Lease and Release)

(i) John Shaw of Colchester, esquire; (ii) Jane Lessingham of London, widow; to (iii) Richard Backwell of London, gentleman and Allen Banckes, citizen of London, leather seller

Mansion house and land (containing 5a.) nearby, both in All Saints, Colchester; parcel of meadow (2a.) in St. James, Colchester, all belonging to John Shaw.; moiety of messuage and farm called Layer House and land (160a.) formerly in occupation of Philip Richmond, now of John Ballee in Peldon and Abberton; parcels of land (14a.) and parcels of meadow (7a.) in occupationof Roger Winke in Creeting St.Mary and Creeting St. Olaves, Suffolk; messuage in occupation of [blank] Digby, copyhold of manor of Peet Hall in Peldon and West Mersea

Recites intended marriage of John Shaw and Jane Lessingham.

Property to use of John Shaw for 99 years or life and to Richard Backwell and Allen Banckes in trust; after death of John Shaw, to Jane Lessingham and, after her death, to their heirs. Copyhold property to be surrendered by John Shaw to the use of himself during his life and, after his death, to Jane Lessingham and then to their heirs.
Dates of Creation:
8 - 9 June 1703 [copies, 14 December 1716]