Land, Leases, and Litigation

INTRODUCTION


This collection comes from the L.Tom Perry Special Collections at BYU. An eclectic mix of deeds, probates, and marriage settlements, it covers England between the late fifteenth century and the middle of the nineteenth century. There was virtually no centralized registration of deeds and property transfers in England until the twentieth century, and there were multiple jurisdictions that governed property. Therefore, documents about land transfers are scattered across various archives. BYU students enrolled in History 421 (English Paleography) have been systematically transcribing and analyzing these documents since 2012.


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Land Indenture
Cambridge, England
1638
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Land Indenture
Derbyshire, England 
1751
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Land Indenture
England
1749/50
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Land Indenture
Derbyshire, England
1751
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Land Indenture
Suffolk, England 
1635
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Land Indenture
London, England
1647
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Land Indenture
Gloucestershire, England
1637/8
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Land Indenture
Devonshire, England 
1660
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Land Indenture
Hampshire, England
1719
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Land Indenture
England
1710
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Land Indenture
Hampshire, England
1708
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Land Indenture
Buckinghamshire, England
1660
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Land Indenture
Middlesex, England
1671
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Land Indenture
Buckinghamshire, England 
1661
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Land Indenture
Southampton, England
1666
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Land Indenture
England
1757
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Land Indenture
Cumberland, England 
1707
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Land Indenture
Derbyshire, England
1636
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Land Indenture
England
1638
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