Ramsden Estate (Leasing) Act 1859

Publication Date:January 01, 1859
Ramsden Estate (Leasing) Act 1859

(22 & 23 Vict.) c. 4

An Act for authorizing Leases of Parts of the Settled Estates, in the Parishes of Huddersfield, Almondbury, and Kirkheaton, in the West Riding of the County of York, of Sir John William Ramsden Baronet, and of which the Short Title is "Ramsden's Estate (Leasing) Act, 1859."

[13th August 1859]

ANNO VICESIMO SECUNDO & VICESIMO TERTIO VICTORLE REGINiE. ************#****#****************#***************** Cap. 4. is An Act for authorizing Leases of Parts of the Settled Estates, in the Parishes of Huddersjield, Almondbury, and Kirkheaton, in the West Riding of the County of York, of Sir John William Ramsden Baronet, and of which the Short Title Ramsden\? Estate (Leasing) Act, 1859." [13th August 1859.] w HEREAS by virtue of an Indenture of Release and Settle- s^Wt ment, grounded on a Lease for a Year, and dated the Fifth of J. C. Day of April One thousand eight hundred and fourteen, Ramsden and between Sir John Ramsden Baronet of the First Part, John Charles Dunaas Ramsden the eldest Son of Sir John Ramsden of the Second Part, the dated 5th Honourable Isabella Dundas Spinster (afterwards Isabella the Wife 0f April 1814. the said John Charles Ramsden and herein-after called Isabella Ramsden) of the Third Part, Robert Oliver of the Fourth Part, John Exley of the Fifth Part, James Lane Fox the younger, of Bramham Park in the County of York, Esquire, and Edward Stourton, of the Sixth Part, Thomas Davison Bland and Charles William Wentworlh Fitzwilliam (then called Viscount Milton and afterwards and late Earl Fitzwttliam) of the Seventh Part, and Robert Pemberton Milnes and [Private.] o the 22 & 23 VICTORIA CapA. Ramsderis Estate (Leasing) Act, 1859. the Honourable Lawrence JDundas (afterwards and late Earl of Zetland) of the Eighth Part, (being the Settlement made on the Marriage then intended and shortly afterwards solemnized between John Charles Ramsden and Isabella Ramsden, and herein-after called " the Marriage Settlement,") and of a Common Recovery suffered in Easter Term in the Fifty-fourth Year of George the Third, wherein Robert Oliver was Demandant, John Exley was Tenant, and Sir John Ramsden and John Charles Ramsden were Vouchees, the Messuages, Farms, Lands, Rents, and Hereditaments described in the Schedule to the now reciting Indenture, in the Parishes of Almondbury, Kirkheaton, and Huddersfield, in the West Riding of the County of York, (and herein-after called " the Ramsden Family Estates,") were limited, after the Solemnization of the then intended Marriage, to Uses for securing to Isabella Ramsden, in case she should survive John Charles Ramsden, a yearly Rentcharge of One thousand six hundred Pounds during her Widowhood, and of Eight hundred Pounds for her Life if she should marry again, with Powers of Distress and Entry for recovering the same, and (subject thereto) to the Use of Thomas Davison Bland and the late Earl Fitswilliam, their Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, for a Term of Ninety-nine Years, upon the Trusts therein-after declared thereof, and, subject thereto, to the Use of Sir John Ramsden for his Life; with Remainder to the Use of Trustees during his Life, upon trust to preserve contingent Remainders; with Remainder to the Use of John Charles Ramsden for his Life ; with Remainder to the Use of Trustees during his Life, upon trust to preserve contingent Remainders; with Remainder to the Use of Robert Pemberton Milnes and the late Earl of Zetland, their Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, for a Term of Five hundred Years, upon the Trusts therein-after declared thereof, and, subject thereto, to the Use of the First Son of John Charles Ramsden by Isabella Ramsden in Tail Male; with divers Remainders over, and with the ultimate Remainder or Reversion, to the Use of Sir John Ramsden, his Heirs and Assigns for ever ; and the Trusts of the Term of Ninety-nine Years were declared for better securing the yearly Rentcharges of One thousand six hundred Pounds and Eight hundred Pounds, and the Trusts of the Term of Five hundred Years were declared for raising, after the Decease of the Survivor of Sir John Ramsden and John Charles Ramsden, and in the Events which happened, Ten thousand Pounds for the only Daughter of John Charles Ramsden by Isabella Ramsden; and Power for granting Building, Repairing, and Improving Leases of the Ramsden Family Estates or any Parts thereof was thereby created, to be exercised by Sir John Ramsden during his Life, and after his Decease by John Charles Ramsden during his Life, and after the Decease of the Survivor of them by James Lane Fox the younger and Edward Stourton, and the Survivor of them, and the Executors and Administrators of the Survivor during the Minority of any Issue Male of John Charles Ramsden entitled in possession, with the Consent in Writing 22 & 23 VICTORIA, Cap A. 55 Ramsden's Estate (Leasing) Act, 1859. Writing of the Guardian or Guardians of the Person so entitled : And whereas at the Time of the Date and Execution of the Marriage Settle ment there was no Person answering the Description of James Lane Fox the younger of Bramham Park in the County of York, Esquire, but it is believed that it was the Intention of Sir John Ramsden and John Charles Ramsden to name as Trustee for the Purposes for which James Lane Fox the younger*was thereby expressed to be made a Trustee George Lane Fox, then of Bramham Park, Esquire: And ?whereas, after the Date and Execution of the Marriage Settlement Edward Stourton became Sir Edward Vavasour Baronet: And whereas there was Issue of the Marriage of John Charles Ramsden and Isabella Ramsden Three Children, who died during the Lifetime of John Charles Ramsden under Twenty-one, and without having been married, (to wit,) John William Ramsden, Isabella Elizabeth Ramsden, and Frances Margaret Ramsden, and Two Children now living, (to wit,) Sir John William Ramsden Baronet and Charlotte Louisa, now the Wife of the Right Honourable Edward Horsman, and no other Child: And whereas John Charles Ramsden died in the Month of December One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six : And whereas Sir John Ramsden, by his Will of Sir last Will and Testament in Writing dated the Twenty-sixth Day of John Rams-January One thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, and duly executed 26th Jan. and attested, devised and appointed (with the Exceptions therein 1838-expressed) all his Freehold Hereditaments, herein-after called the devised Estates, unto the late Earl Fitzwilliam and Philip Davies Cooke and their Heirs, to the Use of William Thomas Spencer Wentworth, then called Viscount Milton and now Earl Fitzwilliam, and Sir Edward Vavasour, for a Term of One thousand Years, upon the Trust thereinafter declared thereof; and, subject thereto, to the Use that Isabella Ramsden and her Assigns should have for her natural Life One yearly Rentcharge of One thousand four hundred Pounds, in addition to the Jointure provided for her by the Marriage Settlement, with Powers of Distress and Entry for recovering the same; and, subject thereto, to the Use of Edward William Harvey Lord Ilawke and George Lane Fox, their Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, for a Term of Ninety-nine Years, upon the Trusts therein-after declared thereof; and, subject thereto, to the Use of the Testator's Grandson John William Ramsden (now Sir John William Ramsden) for his Life, subject to Impeachment for Waste; with Remainder to the Use of the late Earl Fitzwilliam and Philip Davies Cooke, and their Heirs, during his Life, upon trust to preserve contingent Remainders ; with Remainder to the Use of the First and every other Son of Sir John William Ramsden, severally ani successively, according to Seniority in Tail Male; with Remainder to the Use of the Testator's Second Son William Ramsden for his Life, subject to Impeachment for Waste; with Remainder to the Use of the late Earl Fitzwilliam and Philip Davies Cooke, and their Heirs, during his Life, upon trust to preserve contingent Prmainders; with Remainder 22 & 23 VICTORLE, CapA. Ramsden's Estate (Leasing) Act, 1859. Remainder to the Use of the First and every other Son of William Ramsden, severally and successively, according to Seniority in Tail Male; with Remainder to the Use of the Testator's Son Henry James Ramsden for his Life, subject to Impeachment for Waste; with Remainder to the Use of the late Earl FitzwUliam and Philip Davies Cooke and their Heirs during his Life, upon trust to preserve contingent Remainders; with Remainder to the Use of Frederick Henry Ramsden, eldest Son of Henry James Ramsden, for his Life, subject to Impeachment for Waste; with Remainder to the Use of the late Earl FitzwUliam and Philip Davies Cooke and their Heirs during his Life, upon trust to preserve contingent Remainders; with Remainder to the Use of the First and every other Son of Frederick Henry Ramsden, severally and successively, according to Seniority in Tail Male; with Remainder to the Use of John Charles Francis Ramsden, the Second Son of Henry James Ramsden, for his Life, subject to Impeachment for Waste; with Remainder to the Use of the late Earl FitzwUliam and Philip Davies Cooke, and their Heirs, during his Life, upon trust to preserve contingent Remainders; with Remainder to the Use of the First and every other Son of John Charles Francis Ramsden, severally and successively, according to Seniority in Tail Male; with Remainder to the Use of the Third and every other younger Son of Henry Jame$ Ramsden, severally and successively, according to Seniority in Tail Male; with Remainder to the Use of the Testator's Son Charles Ramsden for his Life, subject to Impeachment for Waste ; with Remainder to the Use of the late Earl FitzwUliam and Philip Davies Coolce, and their Heirs, during his Life, upon trust to preserve contingent Remainders; with Remainder to the Use of the First and every other Son of Charles Ramsden, severally and successively, according to Seniority...

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