Repository: Essex Record Office
Level: Category Miscellaneous
Level: Series Deeds, etc., of properties in Copford, Birch and Stanway
Level: Sub-Series Deeds of Nevers alias Pages (later Hill Farm) in Copford, Birch and Stanway
Level: Item Prenuptial settlement (feoffment)
Reference Code: D/DU 161/478
Dates of Creation: 3 November 1652
Extent: 1 item
Title: Prenuptial settlement (feoffment)
Scope and Content: Jeremy Fitch, stapler and citizen of London to Jeremy Reeve of Dunton and John Fitch of Braintree, gentlemen

Moiety of freehold meadow (3 roods), sometime of Richard Wordeswort and formerly parcel of the possessions of St. John's Abbey, Colchester, in Stanway, abutting on lands late of Christopher Jenney, esquire on east and north and meadow late of Bartholomew Brock on south and west; moiety of messuage called Nevers alias Pages in Great Birch and all the lands (130 acres and appurtenances thereto belonging, and a moiety of all other property of the said Jeremy Fitch in Great Birch, Copford and Stanway

In trust to the use of Jeremy Fitch and Hannah Letten, his intended wife, for lives in survivorship, with remainder to their joint issue, or, in default thereof, to the right heirs of Jeremy Fitch

Recites: that a marriage has been arranged between Jeremy Fitch as above and Hannah Letten of Dunton, spinster

Witnesses: John Reeve, John Harris

Seals: (i) ?an hour glass; (ii) ?a thistle
Related Description: [For other deeds of Nevers alias Pages see D/DU 161/168-173, D/DU 161/400-405, D/DU 161/477 and D/DU 161/479-485]
Date From: 1652
Date To: 1652