Furtho - Catalogue of records of Arnold Charity - FXII/88-94

Original documents lodged in Northants Records Office. The original transcriber has anglicised words and modernised punctuation. They use ' to indicate uncertain spelling. There may be typing errors. A subsequent researcher has corrected in parts. [ ] are used to clarify this transcription.

March - Sept. 1849

Papers concerning tenancy of Furtho Manor Farm after death of Robert Pittam, tenant:

1) Bundle of letters of application, testimonials etc. from desiring tenants:
2) Letter expressing inability to attend Special Meeting of trustees 30 July, 1849, by Revd. G. Butler, Dean of Peterborough and tendering his resignation on grounds of ill-health 12 July, 1849.
3) Draft and duplicate notice to quit Furtho Farm, Trustees to J. and H. H. Pittam exrs. of Robert Pittam, late tenant. 17 August 1849.


10 May 1850

Lease counterpart. Trusteesto
William Warr of Furtho, farmer and grazier.

Farmhouse and 289 acres in Furtho and Cosgrove, late occupation of Robert Pittam, now occupied by William Warr
8 years at £460 per annum

Very detailed covenants for management and care of the premises. Schedule of fields etc, with names acreages, land use.

12 July 1858

Lease counterpart. Trustees to William Warr As XII/89 @ p.a. for 8 years.

13 Jan. 1868

Lease counterpart. Trustees to John Bird of Furtho, farmer and grazier.

292 acres (schedule) similar to 9 = XII/89
£566 p.a. for 8 years.

7 May 1919

Tenancy agreement. Trustees to J. P. Barr of Upper Heyford, farmer.
Manor Farm Furtho (294 acres)
7 years @ £318, £368 p.a.

11 April 1933

Agreement for surrender of tenancy of Manor Farm,
Furtho, by J, P, Barr of Manor Farm, Furtho,
farmer, to Trustees.

26 Sept. 1933

Draft tenancy agreement.
Trustees to W. J. Jones and other people of that surname.
Yearly £290 p.a.
with draft release leaving W. J. Jones sole tenant, 4 Aug 1937 with relevant correspondence.

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