Deed of lease for one year (mortgage by conveyance) from Edward Short to Jane Selby; two tenements in Pyott Hill and land in the Townfields. 14 Dec 1739
Transfer of leasehold interest to Mrs Jane Selby, widow and executrix of the late George Selby [trustee of William Short] of two tenements in the Pyott Hill area, 5 butts of land in St.Combs and 2 ridges of land in the Broad Sheet, and all other real estate of Edward Short in Holy Island. Original doc.Ref: NRO 683/2/6a. (For the corresponding Deed of Release dated 15 December 1839 see original doc. NRO 683/2/6b. Endorsed with a discharge signed by Jane Selby on 10 Oct 1743 acknowledging that all the property within expressed has been redeemed from her by Edward Short, Robert Forster and his wife Margaret Forster; daughter of Edward Short).