Settlement by Lease and Release, 18-19 June 1834
1. Dame Martha Rivers Gay, of Winchester, c. Southampton, Widow and relict of Sir Peter Rivers Gay, Baronet, dec'd.
2. Rev. Sir Henry Rivers, of Winchester, Baronet, eldest [surviving] son and heir of 1.
3. Sir Francis Freeling, of Bryanstone Square, c. Middlesex, Baronet, and William Green, of Salisbury Square, London, Gent.
4. Sir Benjamin Charles Stephenson, Major General and Knight Commander of the Royal Hannoverian Guelphic Order, and Robert Savage, city of Bath, Gent.
Whereas 1. mortgaged part of the estates in the city of Bath to George Brettell for £6000, and a further sum of £4000, and on 25 March 1829 mortgaged other parts of the estate in Bath to Thomas Savage and Joseph Lovell Lovell Esq. for £4000, and on 18 August 1830 joined with 2. in mortgaging other parts of the estate, and property of Sir Henry Rivers, to Thomas Savage to secure £4000.
Whereas the said sums of £6000, £4000, £4000, and £4000 were raised on account of and received by Sir Henry Rivers.
Whereas the said Dame Martha Rivers Gay continued to be seized of and entitled to the remainder of the estates in the city of Bath not so settled for the benefit of Sir Henry Rivers and his family, said estates being hereinafter released.
The advowson of the Church of Walcot, and any lands and messuages in the city of Bath, or county of Somerset, in which Dame Martha Rivers Gay is seized or entitled. From 1. to 3. in trust for 2., subject to an annual annuity of £750 to Dame Martha Rivers Gay.
Endorsed: Appointment and Conveyance by Lease and Release, 13-14 June 1836
1. Sir Francis Freeling, Baronet.
2. Sir Henry Rivers, Baronet.
3. John Clayton Freeling, of the Excise Office, London, and Henry Daubenay, city of Bath, Colonel.
4. Henry Hayman, city of Bath, Gent.
Whereas Sir Francis Freeling is desirous of being discharged from the trusteeship now solely vested in him by the death of William Green.
Whereas Sir Henry Rivers is desirous to appoint 3. as new trustees in place of Sir Francis Freeling.
3. are appointed as trustees in place of 1.
Trust estates to 4., in trust to be conveyed to 3.
Further Endorsed: Conveyance, 16-17 June 1836
1. Henry Hayman.
2. Sir Henry Rivers.
3. John Clayton Freeling and Henry Daubenay.
The advowson of the Church of Walcot, and any lands and messuages in the city of Bath, or county of Somerset, in which Dame Martha Rivers Gay was seized or entitled. From 1. to 3. in trust for 2., subject to an annual annuity of £750 to Dame Martha Rivers Gay.
Further Endorsed: Confirmation of Appointment, 22 January 1840
1. Sir Henry Rivers.
2. John Clayton Freeling and Henry Daubenay.
John Clayton Freeling and Henry Daubenay are confirmed and appointed as trustees to 1.