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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0884
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1894-1923
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.08 linear metres
Name of creator(s): F T Jones and Sons | solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history:

A lease is a grant of property to a tenant for a specified period, usually a term of years, by the lessor to the lessee. Types of lease include life lease: lease for the life of the tenant; three-life lease: lease until the deaths have occurred of three named people (with an upper limit of 99 years); 'perpetual' lease: intended to continue indefinitely, granted for a very long period, e.g. 1,000 years; building lease: lease, generally for 99 years, including an agreement for the tenant to build a house.

From the British Records Association "Guidelines 3 - Interpreting Deeds: How To Interpret Deeds - A Simple Guide And Glossary".


Scope and content/abstract:

Leases and mortgages 1894-1923, for properties on Masons Avenue and Warrington Road, Wealdstone; Audley Road, Hendon; Glebe Road and Inderwick Road, Hornsey; The Parade, Pinner; Beaconsfield Road, Harlesden Road and Harvist Road, Willesden; Harley Road, Fortune Gate Road, Pember Road, Mortimer Road, Herbert Gardens and Ashburnham Road, Kensal Rise.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/0884/001 - ACC/0884/051.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1965.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
July to October 2009

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