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Ridley, widow, on the west, extending itself from the meet called the high water-mark, to the meet called the low water-mark, on the south and north, and to whence the said water or river extends itself and runs from west to east (except the undivided moiety or half part of one key or wharf lying at the east of a key called Ridley's Key, otherwise Bowes's Key, then known by the name of the New Quay otherwise the Partnership Quay, which was formerly erected and built upon part of the above surrendered premises, and then belonging to Benjamin Hodgkin, gentleman, and also except a piece of ground lying between the high and low water-marks of the river Wear aforesaid, part of the above-mentioned surrendered premises, upon which has been erected part of a key called the Commissioners' Key and other buildings then belonging to and in the possession of Edward Hincks which was surrendered to him on or about the 29th April, 1762), premises in the first of four surrenders, of 11th Nov. 1737, except &c., To have to the said John Thornhill and his sequels in right according to the custom of the court, rendering &c. And he was thereupon admitted tenant absolute.

As to a portion for the first endowment of Saint John's Chapel, Sunderland, by Mr. John Thornhill.

On the 26th September, 1769, John Thornhill, of Sunderland, coal-fitter, surrendered to William Hugall, of the city of Durham, gentleman, one moiety (the whole in two parts to be divided) of a certain Demise, 4d. parcel of land lying in the parish of Sunderland-Tiear-the-Sea, between the meet called the hi^h water-mark and the meet called the low water mark of the river Wear, on the south side of the said river, abutting upon a tenement and wharf to the same belonging, called Bowes's Key, formerly in the tenure of Mary Ridley, widow, on the west, and a cer tain rock there called the Nab End. To have to the said William Hugall, and his sequels in right, according to the custom of the court, rendering, &c. And he was thereupon admitted tenant. Defeazanced to the use of the said W. Hugall, and his sequels in right, in trust and upon condition that he, the said W. Hugall, his heirs and sequels in right, should yearly and every year, by and out of the rents, issues, and profits of the said premises, receive and take the clear yearly sum of £10, freed and discharged from all taxes whatsoever, and pay the same by two even half-yearly payments, first payment to begin and be made at the end of six calendar months next after the date thereof, to such person or persons as should from time to time be nominated and appointed by the said John Thornhill, during the term of his natural life, to be curate of the chapel lately erected within the town and parish of Sunderland-near-the-Sea, aforesaid, or in case of the death of the said John Thornhill before the expiration of the term of 21 years next ensuing the date of the said surrender, then such person or persons as should from time to time be named and appointed by the executors or administrators of the said John Thornhill to be curate of the said chapel, for and during the remainder of the said term of 21 years, which should be to come and unexpired at the time of the death of the said John Thornhill, such person or persons to be approved from time to time by the then Lord Bishop of Durham, or his sue

cessors, and from and immediately after the death of the said John Thornhill, or the end of the said term of 21 years, which should last happen, that the said William Hugall, his heirs and sequels in right, should at the end of the first six calendar months next after every vacancy in the said curacy, and in such manner as aforesaid, pay the said sum of £10 from time to time, to such person or persons as should be named and appointed to the said cure of the said chapel by the then Lord Bishop of Durham, and his successors for the time being. And upon further trust that when and so soon as the said John Thornhill or his heirs and sequels in right should purchase and settle upon or in trust for the use and benefit of the curate of the said chapel for the time being, for ever, freehold or copyhold lands within the county of Durham, of the clear yearly value of £40, that then the said Wm. Hugall his heirs and sequels in right should re-surrender the said moiety of the said premises to the use of the said John Thornhill, his heirs, and sequels in right, or to the use of such other person or persons as he or they should direct.

On the 28th March, 1797, John Hugall, of Scarborough, in the county of York, gentleman, only surviving brother and heir of the said William Hugall, deceased, was admitted to all the premises'comprised in the surrender to Wm. Hugall, of 26th Sept. 1769, and by the same description, which the said William Hugall had in right whilst he lived. To have to the said John Hugall, and his sequels in right, according to the custom of the court, rendering, &c. And he was thereupon admitted tenant thereof.

April 3, 1797, the said John Hugall, surrendered to

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John Walton Elliot, of Gainford, in the county of Durham, Esq., all the aforesaid premises, together also with a moiety of all keys, wharfs, landings, erections, buildings, and appurtenances to the said parcel of land belonging. To have to the said John Walton Elliot, and his sequels in right, according to the custom of the court, rendering, &c. And he was thereupon admitted tenant. Defeazance. Reciting the defeazance to the said surrender to Wm. Hugall, of 2Gth Sept. 1769; also reciting that by certain articles of agreement indented, bearing date Oct. 3,1769, and made between the Honourable and Right Rev. Father in God, Richard [Trevor] then Lord Bishop of Durham, and patron of the parish church of Sunderland-near-theSea, aforesaid, and the Rev. John Coxon, then rector of the said church, of the one part, and the said John Thornhill, of the other part. After reciting that the said John Thornhill had then lately erected and fitted up within the limits of the said parish, by the subscription and benefactions of himself and others, the said chapel for the celebration of divine service, according to the Liturgy of the Church of England, and intended as and for a chapel of ease to the said mother church, and to be then shortly thereafter consecrated; and after taking notice that the said John Thornhill had endowed the said chapel with the said yearly sum of £10, charged upon and issuing out of the said before-mentioned moiety of the said copyhold or customary premises; and that the yearly interest of certain benefactions and sums of money, in the said articles mentioned, and then intended to be advanced by the said John Thornhill, and to be obtained from the governors of Queen Anne's Bounty, as therein set forth, together with the said yearly sum of £10, would amount together to the yearly sum of £40, and which was intended and thereby agreed to be settled as and for an endowment of the said chapel, and to be paid to the curate thereof for the time being: it was (amongst other things) declared and agreed between the said parties, that as soon as the said several benefactions were obtained and completed, the said John Thornhill should buy and with the said sums purchase freehold or copyhold or customary lands within the county of Durham, or in any other county adjoining, of the clear yearly value of £40, to be settled as an endowment upon the said chapel, and after the said lands should be settled for the purpose aforesaid, the said John Thornhill's moiety of the said copyhold premises at Sunderland, should be absolutely freed and discharged from the payment of the said yearly sum of £10. Also reciting that the said several benefactions and sums mentioned in the said articles were afterwards duly advanced by the said John Thornhill, and obtained from the said governors of Queen Anne's Bounty, and thereby and therewith a copyhold or customary messuage, and several fields, closes, and hereditaments with the appurtenances situate and lying in the parish of Boldon, and manor of Chester, in the said county of Durham, and of the clear yearly value of £40 and upwards, were some time since purchased, and the same last-mentioned premises were accordingly, on the 28th day of November, 1789, duly surrendered by the proper parties to the use of the Rev. John Hampson, clerk, the then curate of the said curacy, of the said chapel of Saint John, in Sunderland, aforesaid, and settled upon him, and his successors, curates of the said curacy, for the perpetual augmentation of the said curacy, whereby the several trusts so vested in the said

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