Thomas Staniforth & Co. Sickle works at Hackenthorpe.
Front of Indenture I
The Following is a Indenture at Hackenthorpe dated May 10th, 1877
Mr C H Staniforth to Messrs J W Badger and F P Rhodes
THIS INDENTURE made the tenth day of May One Thousand Eight Hundred and seventy seven between CHARLES HEATON STANIFORTH of Hackenthorpe in the County of Derby Miner of the one part and THOMAS WRIGHT BADGER Gentleman and FREDERICK PARKER RHODES Gentleman both of Rotherham in the county of York in the other part WITNESSETH that in consideration of thirty pounds (£30) sterling this day paid by the said THOMAS WRIGHT BADGER and FREDERICK PARKER RHODES to the said CHARLES HEATON STANIFORTH (the receipt whereof the said CHARLES HEATON STANIFORTH doth hereby acknowledge) he the said CHARLES HEATON STANIFORTH DOTH hereby for himself his heirs executors and administrators covenant with the said THOMAS WRIGHT BADGER and FREDERICK PARKER RHODES their executors and administrators that he the said CHARLES HEATON STANIFORTH his heirs executors and administrators will pay to the said THOMAS WRIGHT BADGER and FREDERICK PARKER RHODES or the survivor of them or the executors or administrators of such survivor or his assigns the sum of thirty pounds with interest for the same in the meantime at the rate of Five Pounds per Centum per Annum on the twenty fifth day of September next without any deduction AND THIS INDENTURE ALSO WITTNESETH that for the consideration aforesaid he the said CHARLES HEATON STANIFORTH doth hereby grant unto the said THOMAS WRIGHT BADGER and FREDERICK PARKER RHODES their heirs and assigns all those SIX tenents or dwellinghouses with the yards and conveniences thereto belonging and situate on the North in part by Marsh Land and in the other part by land belonging to EARL MANVERS on the East in part by the said land of the said EARL MANVERS and in other part by a garden and premises belonging to MRS ELIZABETH LAW on the South by tenements Buildings and premises of the said ELIZABETH LAW and on the West by BROOK LANE ROAD and which said hereditaments have been herefore described as ALL that cottage or tenement (formerly in two tenements) and garden with appurtenances situate and being in Hackenthorpe aforesaid formally in possession of THOMAS CROWTHER afterwards of WILLIAM CARTLEDGE and then of MARK RICHARDSON and also all that other cottage or tenement erected upwards of Sixty years ago adjoining the last described tenement formerly in the possession of JAMES WOODHEAD the elder and then of JAMES WOODHEAD and also all those three messuages or dwelling houses erected and build by one STEPHEN STANIFORTH upon part of the garden ground formerly occupied by the said JAMES WOODHEAD ……..continues…….......If the said sum of thirty pounds or any part thereof shall remain unpaid after the said twenty fifth day of September next the said CHARLES HEATON STANIFORTH his heirs executors administrators will so long as the same sum or any part thereof shall remain unpaid …………continues……….interest for the said sum of thirty pounds or for so much thereof as shall for the time being remain unpaid at the rate of five per centum per annum by equal half yearly payments on twenty fifth day of March (25th March) and the twenty fifth day of September (25th September) in every year without any deduction…………….continues……………….after the said twenty fifth day of September next without any notice to or further consent on the part of the said CHARLES HEATON STANIFORTH or his heirs or any other person or persons sell the said premises or any part or parts thereof together or in parcels and either by public auction or private contract with or without special conditions or stipulations relative to title or otherwise AND may make any such sale either subject to the said prior mortgage affecting the same premises or with the consent of the mortgagees discharged therefrom and in the latter case upon the terms of the mortgage moneys being discharged out of the purchase monies or upon any other terms which the said THOMAS WRIGHT BADGER and FREDERICK PARKER RHODES shall deem proper…………continues……………..IN WITNESS whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first hereinbefore written
Signed sealed and delivered by the before named CHARLES HEATON STANIFORTH in the presence of ALFRED GILBERT Clerk to Messrs BADGER & RHODES
Received of and from the within named THOMAS WRIGHT BADGER and FREDERICK PARKER RHODES the sum of thirty pounds being the consideration money within expressed to be paid by them to me C H STANIFORTH Witness Alfred Gilbert
Back of Indenture I
In 2 parts
Charles Heaton Staniforth – Miner
Thomas Wright Badger – Gentleman
Frederick Parker Rhodes – Gentleman
A mortgage for £30 to be paid back on each 25th Septemeber and 25th March of each year at 5 centum per annum (5% per year) interest. (I'm not sure what amount the repayments are set at – not sure if it says £5 plus 5% each payment date
If no payment is made on the first due date 25th September then Badger and Rhodes will take ownership of the cottage or cottages to sell to retrieve their money.
If Charles wants to sell any cottage or all cottages he needs prior agreement from Badger and Rhodes before completing the sale.