Giffard, FILE - Marriage licence for Sir Edward Smythe and Mary Giffard. - ref. 1514/584 - date: 21 July 1743 FILE - Abstract of the settlement made on the marriage of Sir Edward Smythe to Mary Giffard, daughter of Peter Giffard. - ref. 1514/585 - date: 22 July 1743 hit[from Scope and Content] Marriage intended between Sir Edward Smythe and Mary Giffard, whose portion was £6000, that is £4000 to which she was entitled by the settlement on the marriage of her father Peter Giffard to Barbara Throckmorton, decd, the which Samuel Mabbat had agreed to advance to the surviving trustee of the term of 200 years on having an assignment by way of mortgage of the said term to secure repayment, and on £950 the voluntary gift of Peter Giffard and of £1,050 from Mary Giffard of Long Birch her Godmother. FILE - Marriage settlement - ref. 1514/590 - date: 12 April 1766 hit[from Scope and Content] Recital indenture of 22 July 1743 (1514/585) on the marriage of Sir E.S. and Mary Giffard. She died May 1764 leaving 1 son, Edward, now 8. on 16 June 1744 Sir Edward borrowed £1000 from Peter Giffard, guardian of Walter Smythe late of Tonge Castle, now of Davenport House, Esq., and by indenture of 16 June 1744 between Sir K.S.(1) and Samuel Mabbatt jnr. of Grays Inn, stationer, since decd., Sir K.S. charged his manors and lands &c limited to him for life with payment of the £1000 and interest at 4%, and conveyed 2 farms to S. Mabbatt for 99 years or life of Sir E.S. subject to a proviso for redemption on repayment. FILE - Counterpart lease - ref. 1514/594 - date: 2 June 1774 hit[from Scope and Content] Recital of settlement on marriage if Sir Edward Smythe and Mary Giffard in 1743 (1514/585) of property in Esh, Co. Durham. FILE - Declaration of trust - ref. 1514/595 - date: 1 July 1774 hit[from Scope and Content] Recital of indenture of 2 June last (1514/594), reciting settlement previous to the marriage of Sir Edward and Mary Giffard (1514/585) settling property in Esh, Lanchester, Co. Durham, limited to the use of Sir Edward for life, with proviso that he could lease for one to three lives or not over twenty one years the said property. hit[from Scope and Content] Proviso that if Dame Mary Smythe survives Sir Edward, then the yearly rent of £15, part of the said yearly rent of £28 thereby reserved should from the death of Sir Edward be paid to her for life in respect of the property settled on her by jointure before marriage. In trust for George Walter Smythe for life. FILE - Bond - ref. 1514/597 - date: 2 April 1781 hit[from Scope and Content] Now in consideration of the great expenditure of Sir Edward Smythe in the course of one and a half years in the travels and education of Edward Smythe, amounting to £2,200, Edward Smythe agrees if he survives his father, and if his brothers-in-law, George Walter Smythe, Hugh Philip Smythe, and William Smythe be then living, that Edward Smythe within 6 months after coming into possession of the estates in the settlement of Sir Edward before his marriage to his first Lady Dame Mary Smythe, deceased, secure out of a competent part to each of the said brothers in law for the life of each brother-in-law an annuity of £100.
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