This listing consists of an explanation of the Indenture that was part of a batch of documents purchased by Shrivenham Heritage Society from Ebay. The Indenture, dated 11th May 1805, involved 11 parties and is written upon five sheets of parchment. It was brought about by the complications that ensued from the Will of Richard Eyloe junior who died in 1750. (More information in Listing No: N920). It inolved property in Shrivenham, Lechlade and Southrop, and the Shrivenham property included the beautiful Georgian building known today as Elm Tree House and fields south of the village that became part of the Fairthorne Estate. It is an important document in the history of Shrivenham. To read a precis of the Indenture in PDF format please go HERE
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