||DEEDS OF SOUTH BENFLEET
||20,21 December 1786
||Conveyance (Lease and Release) for £400.
(i) Charles Spitty of Bowers Gifford, farmer (youngest son of
Thomas Spitty late of Bowers Gifford, farmer, deceased ); (ii)
Henry Brewitt of South Benfleet, grocer; (iii) Rev. Robert Powley
Tenement called Bellis, formerly in occupation of John
Chamberlaine, afterwards of Cornelius Patterson, and then of James
Matthews, abutting N. on a messuage formerly of James Burrell,
then of Nich.Elton and afterwards of John Lowry; E. and S.on
tenement formerly of Thomasine Carter and afterwards John Lowry;
W. on river called the Fleet.
Tenement (formerly two tenements called Spinners and Spicers)
formerly in occupation of Nicholas Elton, afterwards of John Lowry
sen., then of John Lowry jun., with granary built by Nicholas
Elton, and malthouse, stables, etc.
Close of land (cont.3a.) adjoining a tenement formerly in
occupation of Nicholas Elton.
Marshland called Saltings (\'bd a.) lying W. from lands of Dean
and Chapter of Westminster, abutting W. on South Benfleet creek,
S. on the Downs late of John Vaughan, N. on Wharf formerly of John
All in South Benfleet [with some details of earlier owners and