The Zimapanners

 

 

 

 

                                                

 

  The 1932 Conveyance

Marshall-Thomases—Fairhurst

 

Marshall-Thomases sell Zimapan
The deed of conveyance of the house and garden known as Zimapan, shows that Charles Marshall-Thomas and Jessie Staniland Marshall-Thomas sold the house on 19 July 1932, and refers to two interested parties:

1st Part   
Vendors & Trustees
Occupation
 Charles Marshall-Thomas
Watchmaker, later retired optician; gentleman living on own means
 Jessie Staniland Marshall-Thomas
Wife
2nd Part
Purchaser
Lena Fairhurst
Lady of independent means
Purchase price
£550

The purchaser
The purchaser was the wife of William Fairhurst.1

Mortgage
The mortgage that the couple took out on Zimapan on 20 August 1930 was surrendered and discharged on 6 July 1932.2

Proceeds of the sale
In 1932, £550 would have the same spending power as £18,381 today (2009).3



Footnotes
1. Ian K. Nelson, 2009.
2. Abstract of 1930 Conveyance recited in the Abstract of Title of Mrs Daisy May Aberdeen to the freehold properly known as 'Zimapan', 1944.

3. The National Archive.