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Yorkshire Registries Act 1884

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6Memorials

Except so far as may be otherwise expressly provided by this Act, or by any rules to be made under this Act, the memorials of all assurances or wills which are enrolled in the register under this Act shall be subject to the following regulations :

(1)In the case of a deed the memorial shall be under the hand and seal of some or one of the parties thereto, or of some or one of their or his heirs, executors, administrators, guardians, or trustees, and shall be attested by one or more witnesses, one of whom at least shall have been a witness to the execution of the deed, and shall contain—

(a)The date of the deed :

(b)The name and description of the residence and occupation of all the parties to the deed so far as set out therein;

(c)The names and descriptions of the residences and occupations of all the witnesses to the execution of the deed so far as appears therein:

(d)A description of all the lands affected by the deed within the riding, and the names of all the parishes wherein the same are situate, in such manner as the same are expressed or mentioned in such deed, or to the same effect.

(e)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the person on whose behalf the memorial is to be registered.

(2)In the case of a will the memorial shall be under the hand and seal of one of the trustees or executors of the said will, or of some one or more persons claiming an interest thereunder in some of the lands affected thereby within the riding, and shall be attested by one or more witnesses, and shall contain—

(a)The date of the will:

(b)The date of the death of the testator :

(c)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the testator so far as set out in the will:

(d)The names and descriptions of the residences and occupations of all the witnesses to such will so far as appears therein:

(e)A description of all the lands affected by the will within the riding, and the names of all the parishes wherein the same are situate, so far and in such manner as the same are expressed or mentioned in the will or to the same effect.

(f)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the person on whose behalf the memorial is to be registered.

(3)In the case of an order of a court or a certificate of appointment of trustee in bankruptcy the memorial shall be under the hand and seal of some party claiming to be interested in some lands affected thereby within the riding, and shall contain

(a)The date of the order or certificate;

(b)The title of the cause or matter wherein the same purports to be made;

(c)The names of the parties (if any) to such cause or matter;

(d)So much of the order or certificate itself as affects any lands within the riding or describes or defines such lands;

(e)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the person on whose behalf the memorial is to be registered.

(4)In the case of a Private Act of Parliament the memorial shall be under the hand and seal of some party claiming to be interested in some lands affected thereby within the riding, and shall contain—

(a)The date and title of the Act:

(b)So much of the Act itself as affects any lands within the riding or describes or defines such lands.

(c)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the person on whose behalf the memorial is to be registered.

(5)In the case of an award of the Land Commissioners the memorial shall be under the hand and seal of some party claiming to be interested in some lands affected thereby within the riding, and shall contain—

(a)The date of the award.

(b)The names of all the persons in whose favour the award is made.

(c)A description of all the lands affected by the award within the riding, and the names of all the parishes wherein the same are situate.

(d)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the person on whose behalf the memorial is to be registered.

(6)In the case of an order of the Land Commissioners the memorial shall be under the hand and seal of some party claiming to be interested in some lands affected thereby within the riding, and shall contain—

(a)The date of the order:

(b)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the landowner whose lands are charged thereby:

(c)The particulars of the lands charged within the riding :

(d)The amount of the rentcharge :

(e)The period during which the same is made payable.

(f)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the person on whose behalf the memorial is to be registered.

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