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Grantor: Beatty, James; Grantee: Templeton, Volume 172, page 581, #118470; FHL microfilm 461372

July 7, 1752. Indenture of Lease. James Beatty of Clownish, Co. Monaghan leased to Samuel Templeton of Newry, Co. Down, merchant ‘a tenement on the east side of North Street in Newry.” This tenement is now in the possession of Samuel Templeton “whereon he hath lately built a new house, to wit, twenty two feet in length in front of said tenement be the same more or less beginning at and extending from the gable end of Robert Thomason’s house & ending at John Davisons house of said Newry together with one full third part of the backsides and gardens between Archibald Lukes holding under said Beatty & John Davisons holding under John Combs meared and bounded by Robert Thomsons south by the said Street west by John Davisons holding north and by said David Gawsons Garden East…” Lease “for and during the natural life and lives of his present Majesty King George the Second and also for & during the life of his Royal Highness George now Prince of Wales and likewise for and during the natural life of his Royal Highness Prince William…” Yearly rent £2-15/-; clause of renewal with the fall of each life, fine 1 shilling. Witnesses: John Chalmers of Newry, schoolmaster and Wm. Hamilton and James Graham, both of Newry, merchants. Memorial is also witnessed by Samuel McGoough, of Newry, Merchant