The Pitt Estate: table of leases granted by Charles Cholmondeley and/or Thomas Pitt

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F. H. W. Sheppard (General Editor)

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1966

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248-255

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'The Pitt Estate: table of leases granted by Charles Cholmondeley and/or Thomas Pitt', Survey of London: volumes 33 and 34: St Anne Soho (1966), pp. 248-255. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41106 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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LEASES GRANTED BY CHARLES CHOLMONDELEY AND/OR THOMAS PITT

Except where otherwise indicated the leases tabled below were granted by Charles Cholmondeley of Vale Royal, Cheshire, with the consent of Thomas Pitt of Boconnoc, Cornwall, son-in-law and grandson respectively of Thomas Pitt of Old Sarum.

See fig. 51 on page 208.

No. Building agreement Date of lease M.L.R. reference Term of years Ground rent Frontage Lessee Designation Address Associated builder or tradesman First occupant Period
DEAN STREET: EAST SIDE
36 15 August 1731 1732/2/182 102¾ from Michaelmas 1730 1 yr. pep-percorn: £8 18' Hannah Johnson widow of Joel Johnson, late of St. Marylebone, bricklayer William Barling 1731–7
(37, entrance to stableyard) do. 1732/2/187 do. do.: £15 do. do.
38 do. 1732/2/183 do. do.: £8 18' do. do. George Smith 1731
39 do. 1732/2/184 do. do.: do. do. do. do. James Warren or Waring 1731–41
40 do. 1732/2/185 do. do.: do. do. do. do. Francis Capes (or Keate, apothecary?) 1731 (-52?)
41 do. 1732/2/186 do. do.: do. do. do. do. Thomas Turner, cabinet-maker255 1732–51
DEAN STREET: WEST SIDE
67 20 March 1731/2 1732/5/308 102¼ from Lady Day 1731 1¼ yr. pep-percorn: £9 19' 8" John Meard esquire St. Anne's 'Ten.'Peter Chardien, esquire 1733–4 1735
68 do. 1732/5/309 do. do.: do. 20' 10" do. do. do. 'Ten.'Sir William Sanderson of Combe, Greenwich, 2nd bart. 1733–4 1735–7
Here is Meard Street: See below
69 do. 1732/5/310 do. do.:£22 36' 6" do. do. do. 'Ten.' Lady Chaplin 1732–3, 1735 1736–9
70 20 March 1731/2 1732/5/311 102¼ from Lady Day 1731 1¼ yr. peppercorn: £12 23' John Meard esquire St. Anne's Governor (? William) Matthews 1732–3
71 (fn. a) 1755, with lessee257 20 October 1756 1757/1/111 77¼ from Lady Day 1756 Peppercorn terms not known: rents totalled £42 10s.259 23'258 James Filewood carpenter St. James's Ralph Willett of Shooter's Hill, and Merly House, Dorset, esquire, book-collector 1760–95
72 (fn. a) do. do. 1757/1/110 do. (?22'7", residue of 68' 6")257 do. do. do. Thomas Yeo Paul, esquire 1760–1
73 (fn. a) do. do. 1757/1/109 do. 22' 11"260 do. do. do. Jane Stott, ?wife of John Stott of Bideford, Devon, esquire 1759–60
74 20 March 1733/4 1734/1/320 98¾ from Michaelmas 1734 1 yr. peppercorn: £21 6s. 23' 9" Thomas Richmond carpenter St. Anne's 'Ten.' Edward Conyers, esquire 1735 1736–9
75 20 February 1732/3 1732/5/775 101 from Midsummer 1732 do.: £35 2s. 39' do. do. do. John Sanger, carpenter, witness of mortgage, 1733261 Bulstrode Peachey Knight, of West Dean, Sussex, and Chawton, Hants, M.P. 1735
76 do. 1732/5/773 do. do.: £33 6s. 37' do. do. do. 7th Earl of Abercorn 1735–42
77 do. 1733/1/104 101¼ from Lady Day 1732 do.: £31 35' Elizabeth Desborough widow of John Desborough of St. Anne's, carpenter St. Anne's Thomas Richmond, carpenter, party to lease, and mortgagee, 1733:262 Francis Jackman of St. James's, timber merchant, witness of mortgage, 1733263 'Ten.' (Sir) Kenrick Clayton, of Bletchingley, Surrey, M.P., 2nd bart. 1735–6 1737–49
78 16 February 1731/2 1731/5/551 102¼ from Lady Day 1731 1¼ yr. peppercorn: £8 10s. 20' Thomas Richmond carpenter St. Anne's 'Ten.' Abraham Fowler 1732 1733–7
79 do. 1731/5/552 do. do.: do. 19' do. do. do. 'Ten.' Mrs. Willmot 1732–3 1734–5
80 do. 1731/5/553 do. do.: do. do. do. do. do. 'Ten' Benjamin Massey 1732–3 1734–8
Here is Richmond Buildings: See below
80B 16 February 1731/2 1731/5/554 102¼ from Lady Day 1731 1¼ yr. peppercorn: £8 10s. 19' John Sanger carpenter St. James's (Carlisle Street in 1742)264 Thomas Richmond, carpenter, party to lease 'Ten.' Granth. Andrews, esquire 1732 1733–5
81 do. 1731/5/555 do. do.:do. 20' do. do. do. do. Elizabeth Hubert 1732–4
82 Thomas Richmond, carpenter, party do. 1731/5/556 do. do.: £8 2s. 18' do. do. do. do. 'Ten.' Rev. John Thomas, D.D. (Rector of St. Benet, Paul's Wharf, Bishop of Peterborough 1747–57) 1732 1733–41
83 20 March 1738/9 1740/2/238 do. peppercorn 23' Thomas Richmond do. St. Anne's Wife of John Sanger, carpenter, witness of mortgage, 1742264 'Ten.' Elkina Haddock, cabinet-maker265 1732, 1735 1736–41
84 do. 1740/2/239 do. 1¼14 yr. peppercorn: £1 10s. 19' 7" do. do. do. do. 'Ten.' Edward Compton, esquire 1735–6 1737–41
Slip of ground behind St. Anne's Court 21 April 1731266 do. 1740/2/240 do. peppercorn do. do. do.
MEARD STREET: SOUTH SIDE
1 20 March 1731/2 1732/5/312 102¼ from Lady Day 1731 1¼ yr. peppercorn: £7 19' 7" John Meard esquire St. Anne's 'Ten.' Mrs. Nelson 1733, 1735 1736
3 do. 1732/5/313 do. do.: do. 19' 8" do. do. do. 'Ten.' Elizabeth Lucas 1733 1734–9
5 do. 1732/5/314 do. do.: do. 19' 6" do. do. do. 'Ten.' Mrs. Marchand 1733, 1735 1736–7
7 do. 1732/5/315 do. do.: do. 20' do. do. do. 'Ten.' or John Meard Henry Sandoll 1735–6 1737–46
MEARD STREET: NORTH SIDE
2 do. 1732/5/318 do. do.: £9 do. do. do. do. 'Ten.' or John Meard Robert Scott 1735–7 1738–47
4 do. 1732/5/317 do. do.: £9 2s. 20' 6" do. do. do. 'Ten.' Doctor Sands 1733–6 1737–41
6 do. 1732/5/316 do. do.: £9 21' do. do. do. 'Ten.' or John Meard Mr. Edwards 1733–9 1740–6
West of Nos. 6 and 7 the leases for Meard Street had been granted to the same lessee, as John Meard, citizen and carpenter, in 1722–3, by John or William Pulteney (see page 238).
RICHMOND BUILDINGS: NORTH SIDE
1 Thomas Richmond, carpenter, party 19 May 1732 1732/3/87 102¼ from Lady Day 1731 1¼ yr. peppercorn: £6 10s. 19' John Sanger carpenter St. James's Thomas Richmond, carpenter, party to lease John Trean or Frean, gentleman 1735–7
2 do. 1732/3/88 do. do.: do. 18' 4" do. do. do. do. Mrs. Newdigate 1735–6
3 do. 1732/3/89 do. do.: do. do. do. do. do. do. Mrs. Carle 1735–6
4 do. 1732/3/90 do. do.: do. do. do. do. do. do. Captain (Henry?) Johnson 1735–41
5 do. 1732/3/91 do. do.: do. 18' 8" John Devall mason St. Marylebone do. Mrs. Anderson 1735
6 do. 1732/3/92 do. do.: do. 18' do. do. do. do. 'Ten.' Doctor Bailey 1735 1736–43
The premises numbered 7 and 8 in the later nineteenth century, at the west end of Richmond Buildings, were built c. 1772 onwards, not on the Pitt estate
RICHMOND BUILDINGS: SOUTH SIDE
9 19 May 1732 1732/3/94 102¼ from Lady Day 1731 1¼ yr. peppercorn: £8 18' 8" John Desborough carpenter St. Martin in the Fields Thomas Richmond, carpenter, party to lease: John Devall, mason, mortgagee, 1733: Francis Jackman, timber merchant, witness of mortgage267 'Ten.' 2nd Baron Southwell 1735 1736
10 do. 1732/3/93 do. do.: £7 18' 6" do. do. do. do. James Thibauld, gentleman 1735–47
11 do. 1732/3/188 do. do.: £6 10s. 19' Thomas Richmond do. St. Anne's Mrs. Hughes? or John Stanley 1734 1735–9
12 do. 1732/3/187 do. do.: £7 do. do. do. do. Mary Rouse 1734–5
13 do. 1732/3/186 do. do.: £6 10s. do. do. do. do. Mrs. Peto 1735–46

Footnotes

a Leases granted by Thomas Pitt and Thomas Cholmondeley, son of Charles Cholmondeley.256