Lease for a year [release lacking]
Level: Category
Estate and Family records
Level: Fonds
Level: Sub-Fonds
Level: Series
Deeds of Chigwell
Scope and Content:
(i) James Crokatt of London, merchant, to (ii) William Sitwell of Foster Lane, London, ironmonger.

Rectory and parsonage of Chigwell, except as in indenture [not recited] of 26 July 1744 between Fifield Allen DD, rector of Chigwell and Prebendary of Prebend of St Pancras at St Paul's Cathedral, London, and Robert Surman of London, goldsmith.

To precede release to use of William Sitwell for the lives of Sarah Pratt formerly Sarah Eyles, wife of [blank] Pratt esquire, and Elizabeth Eyles spinster (daughters of Sir Joseph Eyles, knight, deceased) and the Hon. Henry Knight esquire.

Signed and sealed by (i).
Dates of Creation:
25 April 1753
1 membrane
Admin History:
The Hon. Henry Knight was the son of Robert Knight MP, owner of the Luxborough estate at Chigwell, who was created Baron Luxborough in 1745 and Earl of Catherlough in 1763. Henry Knight died in 1762 (Complete Peerage, volume 3 (London 1913), pp. 110-111). His father had bought the Luxborough estate from the trustees of Sir Joseph Eyles (Victoria County History of Essex, volume 4 (Oxford University Press 1956), p. 30).
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