The Grange house sales, 1790/1
La Grange, from the Notebook of Peter Mollet, MS in the Library.
Mr Josias St John Priaulx executor of Thomas Le Marchant sells to:
Pierre Lihou son of Pierre Ecuyer, Monsieur Jean Bonamy son of JeanTo Sieur Jean Lukis son of WilliamSieur Nicolas Le Retilley, viz.—
A house and adjoining land, all within the territory of the Grange; to the West of the College field, bounded by the ruette Meutrière; to the South adjoining both the new cemetery and the garden of the Dobrée heirs; to the West of and adjoining a Courtil belonging to the said heirs; to the North of the land known as the Bataille belonging to Mr Thomas Dobrée, bounded by the Chemin le Roi; the lot for 402 livres tournois ground rent.
Agreement between the buyers of the aforementioned land and their shares:
Bonamy: the eastern part, 110 feet bordering the rue Meutrière and 115 feet bordering the new cemetery and the territory of the Grange; Lihou—100 feet bordering the road and 115 feed bordering the Grange and adjoining the land of the aforementioned Bonamy; Le Retilley, 110 feet bordering the road and 109 feet bordering the Grange ['behind', added by Mollet] adjoining Lihou’s land; Lukis to have the remaining land. Bonamy will pay £135.10, Lihou, £92, Le Retilley, £90, Lukis, £84.10 = Livres 402 tournois.
Lihou had already built his house, and Lukis—a store and buildings . [Added by Mollet.]
See also the early history of the Grange including the building of houses and widening of the road, in The Grange Again, from the Library's Lukis MS, transcribed by Edith Carey.