Winchester College estate: sale of estates in the Isle of Wight, and purchase Act 1845

Publication Date:January 01, 1845
Winchester College estate: sale of estates in the Isle of Wight, and purchase Act 1845

(8 & 9 Vict.) c. 20

An Act to enable the Warden and Scholars, Clerks of Saint Mary College of Winchester near Winchester, to carry into effect a Contract entered into by them for the Sale of certain Parts of the Estates belonging to the said College in the Isle of Wight, and to invest the Purchase Money in other. Estates for the Benefit of the said College.

[8th August 1845]

ANNO OCTAVO & NONO V LE #-*-&**--*#*^ Cap. 20. An Act to enable the Warden and Scholars, Cleri of Saint Mary College of Winchester near Win c cl d a carry into efif into by them for the Sale of certain Parts of th Estates belonging: to the said College in the Isle of Wight, and to invest the Purchase Money in other Estates for the Benefit of the said College. th August 1845;] * HEREAS by Articles of Agreement bearing Date the Second Day of June One thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and made and entered into by and between the Reverend Robert Speckott Barter, Bachelor in Civil Law, the present Warden of Saint. Mary College of Winchester near Winchester, on behalf of himself as such Warden^ and the Scholars, Clerks of the same College, of the one Part, and George. Edward Anson Esquire, Treasurer and Private Secretary to His Royal Highness Prince Albert, as Agent for and on the Behalf of the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, of the other Part, after reciting therein that the said Warden and Scholars, Clerks, were seised for an absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple in. possession to. them, and their Successors m right of their said College of the Manor or Lordship of Barton, in: the; Isle of Wight in, the. County of Southampton^ with its Rights, Royalties, Members, and Appurtenances; and also reciting y [Private.] 6 Articles of Agreement for Purchase of Manor of Barton, &c. from Warden, and Scholars of Winchester College, c2d June 1845. 546 8 & 9 VICTORIA Cap.20. reciting that the Demesnes of the $aid Manor or Lordship comprised (amongst other Estates) a certain^ Wood called Barton Wood, with the Sea Shore adjacent thereto, which were respectively in the Hands of the said College, and the Particulars whereof were specified and set forth in the First Part of the Schedule subscribed or annexed to the said Articles of Agreement, and a certainrFarm and Land called or known by the Name of Barton Farm, the Particulars whereof were specified and set forth in the Second Part of the said Schedule, but that the said Barton Farm was subject to a Lease thereof granted to Philip Williarfis Esquire, since deceased, as the surviving Trustee of the Will of the late Fitzroy Blackford Esquire, by the said Warden and Scholars, Clerks, on the First Day of November One thousand eight hundred and forty-two, for a Term of Twenty Years, commencing from the Fii$t Day of November One thousand eight hundred and forty-two, at and under certain Money Rents amounting altogether to Seven Pounds Three Shillings and Ten-pence Halfpenny per Annum, and certain yearly Corn Rents in the said Lease'mentioned, which upon the Average of the last Seven Years had been of the Value of Fifty Pounds Fourteen Shillings and Eight-pence per Annum, or thereabouts, and subject to the Payment of a Sum of Thirteen Shillings and Four-pence per Annum to the Bishop of Winchester for the Time,being; and reciting that the said Demesnes also comprised the Messuage or Tenement, Lands and Hereditaments, the Particulars whereof (under the Name of "Daskwoods") are also specified in the said Second Part of the said Schedule, subject to the Lease in the same Part of the said Schedule mentioned ; and also reciting that the Copyhold Tenements situate within and held of the said Manor of Barton comprised (amongst others) a certain Copyhold Tenement commonly called or known by the Name of "Little Shamblers Farm" and Consisting in part of a Messuage or Farmhouse, Land, and Tenements, which were mentioned and specified in the Third Part of the said Schedule to the said Articles of Agreement, and were then held of the said Warden and Scholars, Clerks, as Lords of the said Manor of Barton, by the Right Honourable George Seymour commonly called Lord George Seymour, and Sir George Francis Seymour K. C. B., for the Three Lives in the same Part of the said Schedule mentioned; and also reciting that the said Barton Farm and Barton Wood adjoined to each other, and also to a certain Freehold Estate commonly called or knoAvn by the Name of u The Osborne Park Estate ;" and also reciting that the said Osborne Park Estate, and also the said Leasehold Interest under the firstly therein-before mentioned Indenture of Lease in the said Barton Farm, belonged beneficially to the Right Honourable Isabella Blackford commonly called Lady Isabella Blackford, and her Daughter Miss Isabella Eliza Blackford; and also reciting that the said George Edward Anson, as the Agent for and on behalf of Her Majesty, had lately entered into a Contract with the said Lady Isabella Blackford aiid Isabella Eliza Blackford for the absolute Purchase of the said Osborne Park Estate, and of their said Leasehold Interest in the said Barton Farm, and that as the Agent for and on behalf of Her Majesty he had also entered into a Contract with the said Lord George Seymour and Sir George Francis Seymour for the absolute Purchase of their Copyhold Interest in that Part of the said Little 8 & 9 VICTORIA, CapMQ. Little Shamblers Farm which was mentioned and specified in the said Third Part of the said Schedule, and which also adjoined to the said Osborne Park Estate, and was very desirable to be held and enjoyed therewith ; and also reciting that the said Contracts had been entered into by Her Majesty's Command, with the view of using the Mansion House on the said Osborne Park Estate, and the Manor House on the said Barton Farm,, for the occasional Residence of Her Majesty and Her Royal Family, and for the Accommodation of Her Majesty's Suite and Visitors, and that it would greatly improve the said Osborne Park Estate, and would render the, Occupation^nd^^njoymMt^hereof-by -HerH\IaiestyTmiclnnOT and commodious, if Her Majesty were to acquire the absolute Ownership of the said Barton Farm and Barton Wood, with the Sea Shore adjacent thereto, and of the said Messuage or Tenement, Lands and Hereditaments comprised under the Name of Dashwoods in the said Second Part of the said Schedule to the said Articles of Agreement, and of that Part of the said Little Shamblers Farm which was mentioned and specified in the said Third Part of the said Schedule; and also reciting that the said George Edward An$ori} as the Agent for and on behalf of Her Majesty, had lately proposed to purchase of the said Warden and Scholars, Clerks, the said Wood called Barton Wood, with the Sea Shore adjacent thereto, and all their Estate and Interest, as well in the said Farm called Barton Farm, and in the said Messuage or Tenement, Lands and Hereditaments, which were respectively comprised in the said First and Second Parts of the said Schedule to the said Articles of Agreement, as also in the said Premises comprised in the said Third Part of the said Schedule, upon such Terms as the said Warden and Scholars, Clerks, having a due Regard to the present and future Interests of their said College, should deem proper and advantageous; and also reciting that the said Warden arid Scholars, Clerks, having caused their Estates and Interests in all the said Premises so proposed to be purchased from them by Her Majesty, as aforesaid to be valued by their own Land Agent and Surveyor, had consented to enter into a Contract for the absolute Sale thereof to Her Majesty upon the Terms therein-after mentioned, being satisfied upon such Valuation that the yearly and gross Sums to be secured to them and their Successors, as therein-after; provided, would be a just and adequate Compensation to their College for the said Estates and Interests; therefore the' said Warden and Scholars, Clerks, for and on the behalf of themselves and their Successors, by the- said Robert Speckott Barter, did thereby agree to sell to Her Majesty, and Her Majesty, by Her Agent the said George Edward Ansony did thereby agree to purchase all that the said Wood called Barton Wood, and the Sea Shore adjacent thereto, comprised in the said First Part of the said Schedule to the said Articles of Agreement, and also all that the said Farm called Barton Farm, comprised in, the .said Second Part of the said Schedule, and also the said Money Rent of Seven Pounds Three Shillings and Ten-pence Halfpenny per Annum, and the said several Corn Rents, which were so respectively reserved and made payable to the said Warden and Scholars, Clerks, and their Successors, by the therein-before mentioned Indenture of tease of the First Day of November One thousand eight hundred and forty-two, as aforesaid, and which from and since the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and fqrty-five, and thenceforth 8 & 9 VICTORIA, Cap.20. thenceforth during the Remainder of the said Term of Twenty Years created by the same Indenture of Lease, should become payable for or in respect of the said Barton Farm, and also all that and those the said Messuage or Tenement, Lands and Hereditaments, comprised in the said Second Part of the said Schedule to the said Articles of Agreement, and the Kent reserved by the Lease therein mentioned since the said Twenty-fifth Day of March then last, together with all and singular the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances whatsoever to the said Premises belonging or in anywise appertaining, and the Inheritance in Fee Simple- of all the said Premises, free from Land Tax (which had been redeemed) and from all other Charges and Incumbrances whatsoever (except as to the said Barton Farm the said subsisting Lease thereof of the First Day of November One thousand eight hundred and forty-two, and the said Sum of Thirteen Shillings and...

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