Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0197
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: WEDGEBOROWE FAMILY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Various.
A deed is any document affecting title, that is, proof of ownership, of the land in question. The land may or may not have buildings upon it. Common types of deed include conveyances, mortgages, bonds, grants of easements, wills and administrations.
Conveyances are transfers of land from one party to another, usually for money. Early forms of conveyance include feoffments, surrenders and admissions at manor courts (if the property was copyhold), final concords, common recoveries, bargains and sales and leases and releases.
Feoffment was an early form of conveyance involving a simple transfer of freehold land by deed followed by in a ceremony called livery of seisin.
Source: British Records Association Guidelines 3: How to interpret deeds (available online).
Scope and content/abstract:
Records relating to property owned by the Wedgeborowe family in Hatton, East Bedfont and Enfield; including feoffments, a mortgage and a marriage settlement. Also printed rules and regulations to be observed by members of the Uxbridge Yeomanry Calvalry, 1831; plan of property in Hillingdon and Harefield showing proposed route of Watford, Rickmansworth and Uxbridge Railway; and plan of Uxbridge showing routes of sundry railways and branch lines.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Documents arranged in chronological order.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Records deposited in December 1942.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: January to May 2011.