A Bound Volume of Eignteenth Century Local, Personal and Private Acts.
There are a total of twenty-four acts in total.
With a hand-written index to the front of the volume.
The volume consists of:
An Act to Enable His Majesty to grant the Inheritance of certain Lands or Grounds, situate, at or near Painshill, in the several Parishes of Cobham, Walton, and Wisley, in the County of Surrey, to George Chamberlaine, Esquire; George Bond, Esquire, One of His Majesty's Serjeants at Law; and Sir Samuel Hayes, Baronet, of the Kingdom of Ireland, upon the Trusts declared by the Will of Benjamin Bond Hopkins, Esquire, deceased, of and concerning his Estate at Painshill, aforesaid, 1795.
An Act to Dissolve the Marriage of William Bright, with Hannah Lockwood, his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again, and for other Purposes therein mentioned,
An Act to Dissolve the Marriage of Henry Farrer, Esquire, with Mary Goldsmith, his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned, 1796.
An Act to Dissolve the Marriage of Andrew Bayntun, Esquire, with Lady Maria Coventry, his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again, and for other Purposes therein-mentioned, 1783.
A Bill for Ascertaining the Composition to be paid for the Tithe of Hops planted in Fields in the Parish of Farnham in the County of Surry, 1793.
An Act for taking down the Church, Chancel, and Tower belonging to the Parish of Saint Mary Magdalen, in Bridgnorth, in the County of Salop, and for re-building the same, and for enlarging the Burial Ground of the said Parish.
An Act for Essectuating and establishing and Exchange agreed upon between Charles Duke of Norfolk, and Francis Ferrand Foljambe, Esquire, of certain Lands and other Hereditaments, in the Counties of York, Nottingham, and Derby, 1792.
An Act for Confirming an Agreement between William, Earl of Radnor, and the President and Fellows of Queen's College, Cambridge, for an Exchange of the Advowson of Seagrave, in the County of Leicester, for the Advowson of Great Chiverel, in the County of Wilts.
An Act for Establishing and Confirming an Agreement made between William Parkes, and Thomas Read and Mary his Wife; and the Right Honourable George Earl Brooke, of Warwick Castle, and Earl of Warwick; for the Exchange of certain Lands in the County of Warwick, and in the Borough of Warwick, in the said County, 1791.
An Act for Confirming, and rendering effectual, a Partition between Daniel Leo, Esquire, and Letitia his Wife, and Mary Puleston, Widow, of several Estates in the Counties of Flint, Denbigh, and Caernarvon, late the Estates of John Davies, of Llanerch, Esquire, and for other Purposes therein mentioned, 1792.
An Act for Establishing and Confirming a certain Exchange agreed upon between his Grace the Archbishop of York, and William Markham, Esquire, of certain Lands and Hereditaments of the said Archbishop, called Beckey Grange, in the Parish of Abberford, in the County of York, for certain Lands and Hereditaments of the said William Markham, situate at Langthorne and Crakehall, in the Parishes of Bedale and Hornby, or one of them, in the said County, 1791.
An Act to Empower the Right Honourable Henry Earl Fauconberg and others, to grant Building Leases of certain settled Lands, near or adjoining to the Town of Macclesfield, in the County of Chester.
An Act for Enabling the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, of Bristol, to grant a Lease of Part of the Lands of the said Dean and Chapter, in the Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel, in the City of Bristol, for the Purpose of Building thereon, 1792.
An Act for Vesting the Estates devised by the Will of the Honourable Elizabeth Byng, deceased, in the County of Somerset, in Trustees, to be sold, and for investing the Money arising by the Sale thereof in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled to the like Uses to which the Estates so to be sold are subject, 1791.
An Act for Vesting certain Messuages, Lands, and other Hereditaments, in the Counties of Berks and Bucks (being the Estates devised and settled by the Will of Catherine Edwin, Spinster, deceased), in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed to John Martindale, Esquire, and his Heirs, and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be more conveniently situate as therein-mentioned, to be settled to the same Uses as the said settled Estates now stand settled by the said Will, 1792.
An Act for Discharging divers Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, belonging to Sir Edward Bayntun Rolt, Baronet, and Andrew Bayntun Rolt, Esquire, from a certain Limitation contained in an Indenture of Release, bearing Date the Twenty-second Day of August, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-seven, 1789.
An Act for Vesting certain Parts of the settled Estates of Thomas Estcourt, Esquire, in the counties of Gloucester and Wilts, in Trustees, to be sold and exchanged; and for laying out Part of the Money arising by Sale in other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses, and for applying the Residue in Discharge of Incumbrances, 1790.
An Act for Discharging Part of the Leashehold Estates of Edward Baron de Clifford, in Spring Garden, in Middlesex, from the Pin Money, Jointure, and Younger Children's Portions secured thereon, and for making such Portions the First Charge upon the Residue of the Funds subjected thereto; and for impowering the Trustees of the said Baron de Clifford to sell the Remainder of the said Leaseholds, and apply the Produce upon the Trusts of his Marriage Settlement, and, until Sale, to grant Building and Repairing Leases, 1792.
An Act for Appointing Commissioners to sell and dispose of a certain unfinished Building at or near Taunton, in the County of Somerset, intended for a Public Hospital or Infirmary, and of a Piece of Ground belonging thereto, in case a sufficient sum of Money shall not be raised by Subscription, within a limited Time, for finishing the said Building, and paying the Money due on Account thereof, 1792.
A Bill to Enable the Earl of Egremont to make and maintain the River Rother navigable, from the Town of Midhurst, to a certain Meadow, called the Railed Pieces, or Stopham Meadow, in the Parish of Stopham, and a navigable Cut, from the said River, to the River Arun, at or near Stopham Bridge, in the County of Sussex; and for other Purposes, 1791.
A Bill for Making and Maintaining a Navigable Canal from or near the Town of Grantham, in the County of Lincoln, to the River Trent, at or near Ratcliffe, in the County of Nottingham, 1792.
An Act for Repairing or Rebuilding the Pier adjoining to the Harbour of Broadstairs, in the Isle of Thanet, in the County of Kent; and for the better preserving the said Harbour, and for removing and preventing Obstructions, Nuisances, and Annoyances, and regulating the Mooring of Ships and Vessels, within the said Harbour, 1792.
A Bill to Explain and amend an Act, made in the sixth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for erecting Piers in, "and for repairing and keeping in Repair, the "Harbour of Littlehampton, called Arundel-Port, "in the County of Sussex;" and for impowering the Commissioners acting under the said Act to improve the Navigation to the River Arun, from the said Harbour to the Town of Arundel, in the said County, 1793.
In a calf leather binding, front board is calf, rear board is a marbled paper covered board. Externally, worn. Front board is detached, but present. Internally, binding is loosening in places. Front end papers are loose. Pages are generally bright and clean with some browning and age-toning. There is a hand-written index to the front of the volume. Overall: FAIR.