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- 11th October 1898 - Conveyance

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Deeds for Bonds Cottages, Kingsdown

With thanks to Mr and Mrs Bernard Broughton, who shared these documents with us. These four cottages have been converted in two cottages.

11th October 1898

Conveyance of four cottages (Bonds Cottages) in Kingsdown to Mrs. Sarah Fuller under terms of the Will of Martha Stevens. Transcribed by Maggie Goodwin.

1898 Deed document for Bonds Cottages and moreCover

Signed Sealed and Delivered by the within named John Strouts and Henry Payne in the presence of Frederic Johnson (signed) – Solicitor Faversham
Signed Sealed and Delivered by the within named Sarah Fuller and Samuel Fuller in the presence of Frederic Johnson (signed)
Dated 11th October 1898
The Trustees of the Will of Martha Stevens deceased
to
Mrs. Sarah Fuller

CONVEYANCE
of
Four Cottages of Kingsdown Street in the
Parishes of Lynsted and Kingsdown, Kent

 

Main Text

THIS INDENTURE made the Eleventh day of October One thousand eight hundred and ninety eight Between John Strouts formerly of Dully Farm Tonge in the County of Kent but now of Orsett House Rodmersham in the said County Farmer and Henry Payne of Sittingbourne in the said County Bank Manager of the first part Sarah Fuller the wife of Samuel Fuller of Lynsted in the said County Gentleman of the second part and the said Samuel Fuller of the third part Whereas Martha Stevens late of Bapchild in the said County Spinster deceased being then and thenceforth to the date of her death seised of the hereditaments hereinafter granted and conveyed for an estate in fee simple in possession free from incumbrances duly executed Will dated the Seventh Day of April One thousand eight hundred and ninety six and thereby after appointing the said John Strouts and Henry Payne Executors and Trustees thereof and after making certain pecuniary and specific bequests gave devised and bequeathed all her real and personal Estate of what nature and kind soever and wheresoever situate unto her said Trustees upon trust to sell and convert the same into money as soon as conveniently might be after her decease and to stand possessed of the proceeds of such sale and conversion upon trust as therein mentioned And whereas the said Martha Stevens died on the ninth day of March One thousand eight hundred and ninety eight without having revoked or altered her said Will and the same was duly proved in this Canterbury District Probate Register from the Twenty second day of April One thousand sight hundred and twenty eight by both the said Executors And whereas the said John Strouts and Henry Payne in execution of the aforesaid Trust for Sale have agreed to sell to the said Sarah Fuller the fee simple in possession of the said hereditaments free from incumbrances at the price of Four hundred and fifty pounds Now this Indenture Witnesseth that for effectualing the said sale and in consideration of the sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds this day paid by the said Sarah Fuller (out of moneys belonging to her for her separate use as the said Samuel Fuller doth hereby admit and acknowledge testified by his being a party to and executing these presents) to the said John Strouts and Henry Payne (the receipt of which said sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds the said John Strouts and Henry Payne hereby acknowledge ) They the said John Strouts and Henry Payne as Trustees Do and each of them Doth hereby grant and convey unto the said Sarah Fuller All those four messuages tenements or Cottages with the Carpenters’ shop and other outbuildings and the gardens and ground held therewith and situate at or near Kingsdown Street and partly in the Parish of Lynsted aforesaid and partly in the Parish of Kingsdown in the said County of Kent and now in the occupation of Rye Smith Champion and Smith as weekly tenants thereof and containing in the whole One rood and twenty seven perches (by the same more or less) and as the whole of the same hereditaments and premises intended to be hereby granted and conveyed are more particularly delineated and described with their dimensions abuttals and boundaries in the map or place thereof drawn in the margin of these presents and thereon distinguished by a pink colour To hold the premises unto and To the use of the said Sarah Fuller in fee simple as her separate estate and property And the said John Strouts and Henry Payne retaining possession of the Statutory Declaration of Andrew Rye dated the nineteenth day of May One thousand eight hundred and ninety eight hereby acknowledge the right of the said Sarah Fuller to production of the same Statutory Declaration and to delivery of copies thereof In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have herewith set their hands and seals the day
(signed and sealed at base of document) John Strouts - Henry Payne - Sarah Fuller - Samuel Fuller


1st September 1920

Mortgage agreement between Mr. Francis, A. Smith and Mrs. Frances Amies regarding land near Lucerne (Lewson) Street and these four cottages in Kingsdown. Transcribed by Maggie Goodwin.

Mortgagefor Bonds Cottages 1920Cover

Dated 1st September 1920

Mr. Francis A. Smith
- to -
Mrs. Frances Amies

MORTGAGE
of freehold hereditaments situate at Upper
Tickham Lynsted and Kingsdown in
the County of Kent to secure £450
and interest.

 

THIS INDENTURE made the 1st day of September One thousand nine hundred and twenty – Between Francis Albert Smith of Heathfield House Lynsted in the County of Kent Cabinet Maker (hereinafter referred to as the Borrower which expression shall be deemed his heirs executors administrators and assigns where the context so requires or admits) of the one part and Frances Amies of 44 London Road in the City of Canterbury Widow (hereinafter referred to as “the Lender” which expression shall be deemed to include her heirs executors administrators and assigns where the context is required or admits of the other part Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds upon the execution of these presents paid by the Lender to the Borrower (the receipt of which said sum the Borrower hereby acknowledges) He the Borrower doth hereby covenant with the Lender to pay to her on the Sixth day of January One thousand nine hundred and twenty one the said sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds with interest for the same in the meantime at the rate of Eight pounds per centum per annum from the date of these presents and also so long after that day as any principal money remains due under this mortgage to pay to the Lender interest thereon at the same rate by equal half yearly payments on the Sixth day of January and the Sixth day of July in every year And this Indenture also Witnesseth that for the consideration aforesaid the Borrower as Beneficial Owner hereby grants and conveys unto the Lender and her heirs First All that piece or parcel of land containing Thirty perches more or less situate at Upper Tickham in the Parish of Lynsted in the County of Kent abutting to the Road on the South West side of the said piece or parcel of land which leads from Kingsdown to Lucerne Street Together with the four cottages and premises erected thereon or on some part thereof as the same were formerly in the occupation of George Alfred Henry Smith or his undertenants And which said premises are more particularly delineated and described in the plan drawn in the margin of an Indenture of Convey and dated the Twentieth day of December One thousand nine hundred and one and made between John Coare Swaine, Cecil Edward Kingsford and George Herbert Frend of the first part Frederick Neame, William Roper Dixon of the second part and George Gardiner of the third part and thereon coloured pink And Secondly All those your messuages tenements or cottages with the Carpenters' Shop and other outbuildings and the gardens and ground held therewith and situate at or near a place called Kingsdown Street partly in the Parish of Lynsted and partly in the Parish of Kingsdown in the said County of Kent and now in the occupation of weekly tenants and containing in the whole One rood and twenty seven perches (be the same more or less) and as the whole of the same hereditaments and premises are more particularly delineated and described in the plan thereof drawn in the margin of a certain Indenture of Conveyance dated the Eleventh day of October One thousand eight hundred and ninety eight and made between John Strouts and Henry Payne of the first part Sarah Fuller of the second part and Samuel Fuller of the third part and therein distinguished by a pink colour To hold all the said premises hereinbefore first and secondly described unto and To the use of the Lender in fee simple Subject to the proviso for redemption following namely that if the Borrower shall on the Sixth day of January One thousand nine hundred and twenty one pay to the Lender the sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds and interest thereon at the rate aforesaid then the Lender will at the request and cost of the Borrower reconvey the said premises to the Borrower And (in addition to the statutory covenants implied by law) the Borrower hereby covenants with the Sender that he the Borrower will on the occasion of making any deduction of Income Tax Schedule “A” from any interest money payable under these presents produce to the Lender the receipt or other Official Voucher proving that he has paid the said Tax to the Collector of Inland Revenue And also that he will during the continuance of this security keep every messuage and building for the time being comprised in this security in good and substantial repair and condition and will not pull down injure or remove any messuage or building or other property for the time being comprised in this security so as to lessen or depreciate the value of this security And that he the Borrower will so long as any money shall remain owing on this present security keep the said messuages and buildings insured against loss or damage by fire to the full value thereof (but not less than Nine hundred pounds) in such office for insurance as the Lender shall name and will pay all premiums and sums of money necessary for such purpose on the first day on which the same respectively ought to be paid and will deposit the policies with the Lender and will on demand produce to the Lender the receipt for every such premium And it is hereby declared that the monies to be received from any such policy shall as soon as practicable be applied in rebuilding or reinstating the buildings destroyed or damaged by fire Provided always and the Lender hereby agrees that if on every half yearly day hererinbefore fixed for payment of interest while any principal money remains due under these presents or within Twenty one days next after each such day there shall continuously be paid to the Lender interest on such principal money at the rate of Seven pounds per centum per annum and there shall not be any breach of any obligation statutory or otherwise binding on the Borrower or of any of the covenants whether express or implied herein contained and on the part of the Borrower to be observed or performed (other than and besides the covenant for payment of the principal money and interest hereby incurred) then the Lender will accept interest for the principal money so for the time being due at the rate of Seven pounds per centum per annum so long as interest at that rate continues to be paid within the Seventy one days aforesaid Provided always and it is hereby further agreed and declared that the Borrower shall not without first obtaining the consent in writing of the Lender exercise any of the powers of leasing and agreeing to lease or let conferred upon a Mortgager by Section 18 of The Conveyancing and Law of Property Act 1881 or by any statutory modification thereof for the time being in force but it shall not be necessary to express such consent in any such lease or agreement And it is hereby further agreed and declared that the powers of sale and appointing a Receiver conferred by Section 19 of the last mentioned Statute shall in addition to the cases in which under the Act they may be exerciseable be exerciseable immediately on the Borrower his assigns taking or being the object of proceedings in Bankruptcy or compounding with his creditors or (in case of his assigns being a Company) winding up voluntarily or compulsorily In witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written

Signed Sealed and Delivered by the)
Above named Francis Albert Smith in the) (Signed) F.A. Smith
Presence of )
(Signed) Arthur Smith
Solicitor
Faversham


25th September 1923

Indenture between Frances Amies and Francis Albert Smith regarding land near Lucerne (Lewson) Street and these four cottages in Kingsdown. Transcribed by Maggie Goodwin.

Dated 25th Septr. 1923
Mrs. Frances Amies and Mr Francis Albert Smith )
--------to---------- )
Mr George A.H. Smith)

____________________________

1928 Transfer of MortgageTRANSFER OF MORTGAGE
of freehold hereditaments situate at Upper Tickham Lynsted and Kingsdown
in the County of Kent to secure £550 and interest

____________________________
Dated 13th April 1937
RECEIPT
In part discharge
____________________________
Dated 17th November 1937
VACATING RECEIPT
____________________________

Smith & Payn,
Preston Street, Faversham

 

Cover - Left Panel

We the undersigned, Mildred Morton Smith of Berkeley House Lynsted in the County of Kent Spinster and Norman Morton Smith of Grove Cottage Rodmersham in the said County Farmer as the Personal Representatives of the within named George Alfred Henry Smith who died on the Seventh day of March One thousand nine hundred and twenty five and by whose Will dated the Sixth day of November One thousand nine hundred and nineteen we were appointed his Executors and which Will we duly proved in the Principal Probate Registry on the Fourth day of June One thousand nine hundred and twenty five hereby acknowledge that we have this Seventeenth day of November One thousand nine hundred and thirty seven received the sum of Four hundred pounds representing the balance remaining owing in respect of the aggregate principal moneys secured by the several documents hereinafter mentioned namely a Mortgage of the First day of September One thousand nine hundred and twenty made between the within named Francis Albert Smith of the one part and the within named Frances Amies of the other part (which Mortgage is referred to as “the Principal Indenture” in the within written deed) the within written “Transfer and Further Charge” and a Further Charge of the Twenty Fourth day of January One thousand nine hundred and twenty five made between the within named Francis Albert Smith of the one part and the within named George Alfred Henry Smith of the other part Together with all interest and costs the payment having been made by Elizabeth Smith as Personal Representative of the said Francis Albert Smith who died on the Eighteenth day of April One thousand nine hundred and thirty six leaving a Will but no Executor and Letters of Administration of whose Estate with the Will annexed being granted by the Principal Registry to the said Elizabeth Smith his Widow on the Seventeenth day of July One thousand nine hundred and thirty six.
____________________________
(signed) Mildred M. Smith
(signed) N. Morton Smith

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We the undersigned Mildred Morton Smith of “Berkeley House” Lynsted in the County of Kent Spinster and Norman Morton Smith of “Grove Cottage” Rodmersham in the said County Farmer Trustees of the Will of the within named George Alfred Henry Smith who died on the Seventh day of March One thousand nine hundred and twenty five and whose Will was on the Fourth day of June One thousand nine hundred and twenty five duly proved in the Principal Probate Registry of His Majesty’s High Court of Justice do hereby acknowledge that we have this Thirteenth day of April One thousand nine hundred and thirty seven received the sum of Two hundred pounds from Elizabeth Smith of “Heathfield House” Lynsted aforesaid Widow Administratrix of the Estate of the within named Francis Albert Smith (who died on the Eighteenth day of April One thousand nine hundred and thirty six and Letters of Administration(with the Will annexed) of whose Estate were on the Seventeenth day of July One thousand nine hundred and thirty six granted to the said Elizabeth Smith out of the Principal Probate Registry of His Majesty’s High Court of Justice) the said sum of Two hundred pounds being in part discharge of the principal sum of Six hundred pounds being the aggregate of the within mentioned principal sum of Five hundred and fifty pounds secured by the within written Deed and of the further principal sum of Fifty pounds secured by a Further Charge dated the Twenty fourth day of January One thousand nine hundred and twenty five and made between the said Francis Albert Smith (since deceased) of the one part and the said George Alfred Henry Smith (since deceased) of the other part

____________________________
(signed) Mildred M. Smith
(signed) N. Morton Smith

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This Indenture made the twenty fifth day of September One thousand nine hundred and twenty three Between Frances Amies of 44 London Road in the City of Canterbury Widow of the first part - Francis Albert Smith of Heathfield House Lynsted in the County of Kent Cabinet Maker (hereinafter referred to as “the Borrower” which expression shall be deemed to include his heirs executors administrators and assigns where the context so requires or admits) of the second part and George Alfred Henry Smith of Berkeley House Lynsted in the County of Kent Fruit Farmer (hereinafter referred to as “the Lender” which expression shall be deemed to include his heirs executors administrators and assigns where the context so requires or admits) of the third part Supplemental to an Indenture (hereinafter referred to as “the Principal Indenture”) bearing date the First day of September One thousand nine hundred and twenty and made between the Borrower of the one part and the said Frances Amies of the other part whereby the premises specified in the Schedule hereto were granted and conveyed by the Borrower unto and to the use of the said Frances Amies in fee simple by way of Mortgage for the purpose of securing payment to the said Frances Amies by the Borrower of the sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds together with interest thereon at the rate of Eight pounds per centum per annum reducible to Seven pounds per centum per annum on punctual payment Whereas the principal sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds still remains owing by the Borrower to the said Frances Amies upon the Security of the Principal Indenture but all interest on the said sum has been paid up to the date of these presents And whereas the Lender has at the request of the Borrower agreed to pay to the said Frances Amies the said sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds and also to lend to the Borrower the further sum of One hundred pounds upon having the payment of the said principal sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds and One hundred pounds making an aggregate principal sum of Five hundred and fifty pounds with interest at the rate hereinafter mentioned secured by a transfer of the said Mortgage debt of Four hundred and fifty pounds and interest and securities for the same and otherwise in manner hereinafter appearing Now this Indenture witnesseth as follows:-

1. In pursuance of the said Agreement and in consideration of the sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds now paid to the said Frances Amies at the request of the Borrower by the Lender (the receipt whereof the said Frances Amies doth hereby acknowledge) and in consideration of the sum of One hundred pounds now paid to the Borrower by the Lender (the receipt and payment in manner aforesaid of which said sums of Four hundred and fifty pounds and One hundred pounds making an aggregate sum of Five hundred and fifty pounds the Borrower doth hereby acknowledge) the said Frances Amies as Mortgagee at the request of the Borrower and hereby assign unto the lender All that the said principal sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds now owing to the said Frances Amies upon the security of the principal Indenture and all interest henceforth to become due for

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the same and the benefit of the powers remedies and securities contained in or given by the principal Indenture for securing and recovering the said principal sum and Interest To hold the same unto the Lender absolutely To the intent and so that the Mortgage Debt of Four hundred and fifty pounds hereinbefore assigned may be kept on foot as a subsisting charge and for more effectually securing to the Lender the payment of the said sum of Five hundred and fifty pounds intended to be hereby secured and the interest thereon in accordance with the covenant in that behalf hereinafter contained.

2. In further pursuance of the said Agreement and for the consideration aforesaid the said Frances Amies as Mortgagee at the request of the Borrower hereby grants and conveys and the Borrower as Beneficial Owner hereby grants conveys and confirms unto the Lender All the hereditaments comprised in and subject to redemption by the principal Indenture being the hereditaments specified in the Schedule hereunder written To hold the same unto and To the use of the Lender in fee simple Free from all equity of redemption under or by virtue of the principal Indenture but subject to the Proviso for redemption hereinafter contained----------------

3. Provided always that if the Borrower shall on the Sixth day of January next pay to the Lender the sum of Five hundred and fifty pounds with interest thereon in the meantime at the rate of Five pounds per centum per annum the Lender shall at any time thereafter at the request and cost of the Borrower reconvey the premises hereinbefore granted and conveyed to the use of the Borrower in fee simple------------

4. The Borrower hereby covenants with the Lender to pay to the Lender on the said Sixth day of January next the said sum of Five hundred and fifty pounds with interest thereon in the meantime at the rate of Five pounds per centum per annum from the date of these presents and further of the said principal sum shall not be so paid to pay to the Lender interest at the rate aforesaid by equal half yearly payments on the Sixth day of January and the Sixth day of July in every year in the principal moneys for the time being remaining due on this security-------------------------------------------------

5. The powers and provisions contained in the principal Indenture shall operate and take effect in like manner for securing the said sum of Five hundred and fifty pounds and interest as if such powers and provisions were herein repeated with such alterations only as would be necessary in consequence of the substitution of the Lender for the said Frances Amies and in consequence of the change of the amount of the principal moneys secured

____________________________
In witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written

____________________________
----------------The Schedule above referred to ----------------
First All that piece or parcel of land containing 30 perches more or less situate at Upper Tickham in the Parish of Lynsted in the County of Kent abutting to the road in the North West side of the said piece or parcel of land which leads from Kingsdown

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to Lucerne Street Together with the four cottages and premises erected thereon or on some part thereof as the same were formerly in the occupation of the Lender or his undertenants and are now in the occupation of Robert McDougall on his undertenants and which said premises are more particularly delineated and described in the plan drawn in the margin of an Indenture of Conveyance dated the Twentieth day of December One thousand nine hundred and one and made between John Coare Swaine Cecil Kingsford and George Herbert Frend of the first part Frederick Neame and William Roper Dixon of the second part and George Gardener of the third part and thereon coloured pink And secondly All those four messuages tenements or cottages with the Carpenter’s shop and other outbuildings and the gardens and ground held therewith and situate at or near a place called Kingsdown Street partly in the Parish of Lynsted and partly in the Parish of Kingsdown in the said County of Kent and now in the occupation of weekly tenants and containing in the whole one rood and twenty seven perches (be the same more or less) and as the whole of the same hereditaments and premises are more particularly delineated and described in the plan thereof drawn in the margin of a certain Indenture of Conveyance dated the Eleventh day of October One thousand eight hundred and ninety eight and made between John Strouts and Henry Payne of the first part Sarah Fuller of the second part and Samuel Fuller of the third part and thereon distinguished by a pink colour

____________________________
Signed Sealed and Delivered by the )
Above named Frances Amies in the ) Frances Amies – (signed)
Presence of )

A. Mounter (?) (signed)
Southdene South Canterbury
Bank Manager

Signed Sealed and Delivered by the )
Above named Francis Albert Smith in ) Francis Albert Smith (signed)
the presence of )
Edward T. Theobalds,
Clerk to Messrs Smith & Payn
Solicitors Faversham


1964 - Abstract of the Title of the Personal Representatives of Mrs Elizabeth Smith to Heathfield House and Bonds Cottages Lynsted in the County of Kent.

Transcribed by Jenny Sargent.

Note to the Reader: The use of many obscure abbreviations in the original are reproduced here.

 

1964

A B S T R A C T of the T I T L E
- of -
THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES of MRS
ELIZABETH SMITH to Heathfield House and
Bonds Cottages Lynsted in the County of Kent
__________________
Harris & Harris, Sittingbourne

 

 

 

 

3rd August 1906
Stamp 10/-d and Comm
of Inland Revenue
adjudged duly stamped

 

‘Original produced
and examined at
our offices this
seventh day of
July 1964
Harris & Harris
Solicitors Sittingbourne’

 

 

Agents acting
for and on behalf
of G. Howard & Co
Solicitors Ashford
Kent

A B S T R A C T of the T I T L E
- of-
THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES
Of MRS ELIZABETH SMITH to
Heathfield House and Bond Cottages
Lynsted in the County of Kent
____________

BY CONVEYANCE of this dte mde betwn Samuel Fuller of Lynsted in the Coy of Kent Gentlemen of the 1st pt George Alfred Henry Smith of Lynsted afsd Farmer of the 2nd pt and Francis Albert Smith of Lynsted afsd Cabinet Maker of the 3rd pt RECTG Sarah Fuller the late wife of the sd Samuel Fuller being the seized of (amongst or heredits) the heredits thrinar granted and released or intended so to be for an estt of inheritance in fee simple in possen free from incumbs died on 24th Oct 1905 intestate

AND RECTG the sd Sarah Fuller had two sons only children of a former marriage with Henry Smith decd vicelike the sd George Alfred Henry Smith and Francis Albert Smith who on Her death became her only co-heirs According to the custom of gavelkind
AND RECTG Letters of Administration Of the estt of the sd decd were granted by By H.M. High Court of Justice out of Ppal Pbte Regy throf to the sd Samuel Fuller on 17th Jan 1906
AND RECTG the Parties thrto being the only persons Interested in the real estt of the sd Sarah Fuller decd had entered into a mutual Arrangement respecting the sd real estt Under wh the sd Francis Albert Smith Had become and was entitled in equity as his share and intt both in possen and Reversion of an in the real estt of the sd decd to the heredits thrinar granted and released or intended so to be and to the fee simple in possen throf free from incumbs except as such per rep as afsd was liable to pay and especially free from estt by the curtesy of the sd Samuel Fuller for which ample provision had been mde to the satisfaction of the sd Samuel Fuller as he thrby admitted

IT WAS WITNED that in pence of the sd mutual arrangmt and in conson of the premes and for the ppse of vesting in the sd Francis Albert Smith the entire esttin the sd heredits as afsd. The sd Samuel Fuller as Per Rep of the sd Sarah Fuller decd and by the direction of the sd George Alfred Henry Smith thrby granted and convd and the sd Samuel Fuller to the extent of his estt by the curtesy thrin as B.O. and to the intent to release his sd estt by the curtesy thrby granted convd and released and the sd George Alfred Henry Smith according to hius share and intt in the sd heredits as B.O. thrby granted convd released and confirmed unto the sd Francis Albert Smith

ALL THOSE the lands tenemts and heredits Descbd in the schdle thrto TO HOLD the same Unto and to the use of the sd Francis Albert Smith in fee simp freed and dischged from all right of the sd Samuel Fuller to an estt by the curtesy in the sd heredits and from all rights claims and demands in respect of such estt But subjt to and chged nevertheless with all moys (if any) wh the sd Samuel Fuller as such Per Rep as afsd was liable to pay
THE SCHEDULE above referred to
(Inter Alia)

 

Plan as on
contract

 

 

 

 

 

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September 1920
Stamp 12/6d
‘Original produced
As before 7.7.64’

September 1923
Stamp 5/-d

Part V

ALL THOSE 4 messes tenemts or cotts with the Carpenters shop and or outbldgs and the gardens and ground held thrwith and site at or nr Kingsdown Street and ptly in the Parish of Lynsted afsd and ptly in the Parish of Kingsdown in the sd Coy of Kent and then or late in ther occupation of Rye Smith Champion and Smith as wkly tenants throf and contning in the whole 1 rood 27 perches (be the same more or less) and as the whole of the same heredits and premes were more parly delnted and descbd in the plan throf drawn in the margin of a certain Indre of Conveyance dted 11th Oct 1898 and mde betwn John Strouts and Henry Payne of the 1st pt Sarah Fuller of the 2nd pt and Samuel Fuller of the 3rd pt and thron distinguished by a pink colour              

Part VI

ALL THAT messe or tenemt (then used as 2 dwellings) garden and outbldgs site lying and being in ther Parish of Lynsted in the Coy of Kent in or near a certain Street there called Lynsted Street orwise Ludgate Street the sd messe and premes being formerly in the tenure or occupation of Hezekiah Baker and afterwards of Frederick Hadlow and the sd two cotts and premes being then or late in the occupation of the sd Francis Albert Smith and Henry Baker abutting to the highway there leading from Lynsted Street to Rodmersham towards the South wh sd pce of land was more parly descbd in the plan throf drawn in the margin of a certain Indre dted 31st  Oct 1871 and mde between Hezekiah Baker of the one pt and Francis Hadlow of the or pt and thrin distinguished by a red colour  Except and always reserved out of the conveyance thrby mde the free use at all times thra by the heirs and assigns of the sd Hezekiah Baker (some time since deceased) and their tenants servants and others of the well being on the sd heredits (wh sd well was marked on the sd  plan) and of the bucket chain and gear to the sd well belonging Snd also the right to fetch water from the sd well across the garden and yard of the sd heredits along the road or garden path formed for that ppse the heirs and assigns of the sd Hezekiah Baker decd contributing a ppte pt of the exe of keeping in repair the sd well gear and road or path

EXED by all parties and Duly atted

BY MORTGAGE of this dte mde betwn Francis Albert Smith of Heathfield House Lynsted in the Coy of Kent Cabinet Maker (borrower) of the one pt and Francis Amies of 44 London Road in the City of Canterbury Widow (Lender) of the or pt WITNESSED that in conson of the sum of £450 upon execution of abstg presents pd by the Lender to the Borrower (recpt &c) the Borrower covnted to repay the sum as thrin mentd with intt as thrin mentd and as B.O. granted and convd unto the Lender and her heirs

    FIRST  the ppty not affecting the subjt of this abst
    SECONDLY  the ppty first above referred to

TO HOLD the sd premes in fee simple  Or usual mrtge clauses

EXED by the Borrower And duly atted

BY INDRE of this dtre mde betwn Francis Amies of 44 London Road in  the City of Canterbury Widow of the 1st pt Francis Albert Smith  Heathfield House Lynsted in the Coy of Kent Cabinet Maker (Borrower) of the 2nd pt and George Alfred Henry Smith of Berkeley House Lynsted in the Coy of Kent Fruit Farmer (Lender) of the 3rd pt

Original produced and examined as before
7.7.64

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24th January 1925
Stamp 5/-d

Original produced & examined as before 
7.7.64

 

7th June 1932
Letter of administration (with will annexed) produced and examined as before.   7.7.64

18th April 1936

17th July 1936

SUPPLEMENTAL to the bfre absted Mrtge of 1st Sept 1920 (thrinar referred to as The Ppal Indre)
RECTG £450 still owning
AND RECTG agreemt to transfer the mrtge to the Lender
And agreemt for further loan of £100

IT IS WITNED :-
1. In conson of £450 pd to the sd Frances Amies (recept &c) and in conson of £100 pd to the Borrower by the Lender (recpt &c) the sd Frances Amies as mrtgee assigned unto the Lender the ppal sum of £450 and intt as afsd and the benefit of the Ppal Indre
TO HOLD the sume unto the Lender absolty
2. The sd Frances Amies as mrtgee granted and convd and the Borrower as B.O. convd and confirmed unto the Lender
ALL the ppties specified in the schdle thrto
TO HOLD the same unto the use of the Lender in fee simple
Other usual mrtge clauses
THE SCHEDULE above referred to
The ppties mentd in the Ppal Indre

EXED by the sd Frances Amies
and Francis Albert Smith and
duly atted

BY INDRE of this dte mde betwn Francis Albert Smith of Heathfield House Lynsted in the Coy of Kent Cabinet Maker (Borrower) of the one pt and George Alfred Henry Smith of Berkeley House Lynsted afsd Fruit Farmer (Lender) of the or pt
SUPPLEMENTAL to the bfre absted Mrtge
RECTG agreemt for a further advance of £50
IT WAS WITNED that the Borrower would repay the sume on the like terms and conditions as expressed in the Ppal Indre and the Borrower as B.O. declared that the sd ppteis be chged with the further sum of £50 with intt thron

EXED by the Borrower and duly atted

BY HIS WILL of this dte Francis Albert Smith (orwise known as Frank Albert Smith) of Heathfield House Lynsted in the coy of Kent bequeathed all his estt to his wife Elizabeth Smith but did not thrin name any Exor

SIGNED by the Testator and duly witned

THE sd Testator died on this dte at The Mental Hospital Chartham Kent

LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATOR with Will annexed granted on this dte out of the Ppal Pbte Regy to Elizabeth Smith of Heathfield House widow the relict of deceased the residuary legatee and devises named in the sd Will
MEMORANDUM (endorsed) of next absted Assent

14th January 1937
Original produced
And examined
7.7.64

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13th April 1937
Original produced
Stamp examined as
before 7.7.64

17th November 1937
Stamp 3/-d
Original produced
and examined
as before 7.7.64

BY ASSENT  of this dte by Elizabeth Smith of Heathfield House Lynsted in the Coy of Kent Widow  (Administratrix):-
RECTG:-

    1.   Will of Frank Albert Smith of 7th June 1932 as bfre absted
    2.   Death of the Testator on 18th April 1936 as bfre absted and Grant of Letters of Administration as bfre absted
    3.    The Testator was at the dte of his death entitled to the ppty descbd in the 1st schdle thrto for a legal esttr in fee simple in possen subjt as to the ppty descbd in the 2nd pt of the 1st schdle thrto to the mrtge debts and incumbs created by the sevl documts referred to in the 2nd schdle thrto
    4.     The Administratrix had duly pd and dischged all the funeral and testamentary exes of thre Testator and all death duties arising on his death and payable out of his estt and such of his debts as had come to her notice but not the sd mrtg debts and incumbs created by the sevl documts mentd in the 2nd schdle thrto

Administratrix as Per Rep of the Testator thrby assented to the in herself of All the ppty descbd in the 1st schdle for an estate in fee simple subject as to property described in the 2nd pt of the 1st schdl thrto to the mrtge debts and incumbs created by the sevl documents referred to in the 2nd schdle thrto and the terms then subsisting thrunder and the ppal sum or sums thrby secured and all intt henceforth to become payable in respect throf

THE FIRST SCHEDULE above referred to
(Inter alia) - First Part
First all the ppty secondly above abstracted
Second Part
ALL THAT the ppty first above abstracted
THE SECOND SCHEDULE above referred to
1st September 1920      Indenture of Mortgage as bfre absted
25th September 1923    Indenture of Transfer as bfre absted
24th January 1925        Indenture of Further Charge as bfre absted

SIGNED by Elizabeth Smith
and duly witned

BY RECEIPT of this dte (endorsed) on the bfr absted Transfer of Mrtge of 25th Sept 1923 Mildred Morton Smith and Norman Morton Smith the Per Reps of the sd George Alfred Henry Smith acked to have received the sum of £200 in pt discharge of the ppal sum owing under the bfre absted Mrtge Transfer of Mtge and Further Charge   

DULY SIGNED by M.M. Smith and N.M. Smith

BY RECEIPT of this dte (endorsed) on the bfr absted Transfer of Mtge of 25th Sept 1923 Mildred Morton Smith and Norman Morton Smith the Per Reps of the sd George Alfred Henry Smith ackned to have received sum of £400 in full discharge of the ppal sum owing under the bfre absted Mrtge Transfer of Mtge and Further Charge

DULY SIGNED by M.M. Smith and N.M.Smith

1st September 1947
Original produced
and examined as
before  7.7.64

13th May 1963

13th August 1963

BY HER WILL of this dte Elizabeth Smith of Stewarts Lynsted Lane Lynsted in the Coy of Kent apptd Irene Katherine Smith of Christina Sylvia Smith her daughters both of Stewarts Lynsted Lane Lynsted afsd to be the Exors throf

SIGNED and duly witned

THE sd Testatrix died on this dte at Stewarts Lynsted Lane Lynsted Kent

PROBATE of the Will of the sd Testatrix was on this dte granted out of the Ppal Pbte Regy to Irene Kathrine Smith of Stewarts Lynsted Lane Lynsted Kent and Christina Sylvia Smith of Hunters Moon Cookham Dean Berkshire spinsters daughters of deceased the Executrixes named in the sd Will

 

Copy Memo endorsed on Probate of 13th August 1963

MEMORANDUM   By Conveyance dated the 7th day July 1964 and made between the within named Irene Kathrine Smith and Christina Sylvia Smith of the one part and J & L Payne Ltd of the other part the said Irene Katherine Smith and Christina Sylvia Smith conveyed the freehold Property known as 1-4 Bonds Cottages Lynsted in the County of Kent to the Said J & L Payne Ltd. for an estate in fee simple and the right of the said J & L Payne Ltd. to production of the within written grant was therein acknowledged

               EXAMINED within required ???  ????