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D/DB T1262/1
Level: Fonds MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS DEPOSITED BY THE BRITISH RECORDS ASSOCIATION
Level: Sub-Fonds DEEDS

Level: Item
Reference Code D/DB T1262/1
Dates of Creation 7 December 1797
Scope and Content Assignment in trust for children

Jane Spitty of South Benfleet, widow and administratrix of Charles Spitty late of Canvey Island, farmer deceased, to Thomas Spitty of Bowers Gifford, gentleman, and James Bailey of Gravesend (Kent), farmer

Northwick Farm on Canvey Island in Prittlewell

To Thomas Spitty and James Bailey in trust to carry on management of above farm and of Tree Farm in Canvey Island, and out of profits to pay Jane Spitty annual sum of 100 towards support of her 4 children, and to invest residue of profits. When Lease of farm expires, to sell farming stock and implements and household furniture, and invest money. Third part of trust funds to be paid to Jane Spitty for her sole use, and after her death to be divided equally between her daughters Jane and Mary Ann and her younger son, George. Remaining two thirds of trust funds in trust to be divided equally between aforesaid children and her elder son, Charles.
After death of Edward Cox of Brentwood, cabinet maker, father of Jane Spitty, one moiety of his personal estate which Jane Spitty will inherit, to Thomas Spitty and James Bailey in trust for Jane Spitty for her sole use and after her daughter to be divided equally between her 2 daughters and her younger son.

Recites: (i) Agreement for lease of aforesaid property to Charles Spitty for term of years of which 8 years are unexpired; (ii) d. of Charles Spitty, 5 April 1797; (iii) his personal estate valued at 1,050; (iv) Letters of Administration granted to widow Jane; (v) Jane Spitty will be entitled to third part of personal estate of Charles Spitty, deceased, and their children will be entitled to remaining two third parts

List of furniture, china, plate and silver in Northwick farmhouse

Signatures of both parties

Witnesses: Hannah Powley, William Wall and Mary Britten

Endorsed: 29 July 1805. Assignment by Jane Spitty to Thomas Spitty and James Bayly (name misspelt in main Indenture) of her share of the personal estate of Charles Spitty deceased; except household goods and furniture, in trust to be divided equally between her 2 daughters. Thomas Spitty and James Bayly appointed as guardians to her daughter Recites: (i) expiration of Lease of aforesaid property; (ii) d. of George Spitty during his minority; (iii) Thomas Spitty and James Bayly have paid annual sum of 100 to Jane Spitty according to trusts, and an additional sum of 50; (iv) Agreement to pay Jane Spitty 150 which together with other household furniture will be her share of personal estate of Charles Spitty, deceased

Acknowlegements to :- Essex Record Office