ORIGINAL UK DOCUMENT - 16 May 1881
Parchment : 2 sheets 47cm x 31cm with 17 wax seals and duty stamp. Includes a plan of the property.
Summary of contents
Sir Henry Paul Seale of Norton Parkes, Townstal, Devon, Baronet
Percy Hockin, Solicitor
John Jago, Painter
Robert Cranford, Printer
William Smith, Solicitor
James Porter Steele Ford, Hairdresser
William Hopkins Way, Painter
Thomas Lidstone, Diocesan Surveyor
James Reed Tolman, Retired Master Mariner
Charles Henry Jago, Painter
William Henry Hole, Silversmith
John Humphrey Hurrell, Tailor
William Ashford, Merchant
George Goodridge, Merchant
Charles Henry Cane, Baker
Langmead Casey Pillar, Builder
John Storey Burgoine, Cabinet Maker
All the above are trustees of various charities known as "The Dartmouth Public Charities". The other party to the contract is the Torbay and Dart Paint Company Ltd.
The Dartmouth Public Charities are leasing property to the Torbay and Dart Paint Company. The property consists of two dwelling houses and a shipwrights yard known as 'Shapleighs Gift' at Clarence Street in the parish of Townstal, Dartmouth, Devon. To the East the property is bounded by the River Dart. The lease is for 21 years at a rent of £50.
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