Item 11 - Agreement to convey: Oakden and Lambeth

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Agreement to convey: Oakden and Lambeth


  • 1840-1842 (Creation)

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Richard Peter Lambeth was born in 1807 in Alverstoke, Hampshire, England. In 1837 he emigrated to Tasmania where in 1838 he worked as an art teacher and builder. Later in 1844 he designed the Jewish Synagogue in Launceston. Lambeth arrived in South Australia in 1846 but left several years later in 1852. He later lived in New South Wales and Victoria where he died in 1877. For more information see:

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Philip Oakden (1784-1851), merchant, banker and social worker, was the son of Philip Oakden of Stydd, Derbyshire, England, and his wife Mary, née Huerdd. He emigrated to Van Diemen's Land in the 'Forth' in November 1833, and next year was elected to the board of directors to organize the establishment of the independent Tamar Bank in Launceston. For more information see:

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Deposited by Shields, Heritage, Stackhouse & Martin, (E.G. Butler), Launceston, 1968

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Agreement to convey: Oakden and Lambeth 30 July 1840, 20 Aug. 1842
Philip Oakden of Launceston, gent, to Richard Lambeth of Launceston, builder, agreement to convey land in Launceston High St. bounded by St. George's Square, land of George Pashley formerly Joseph Heazlewood and ground of Richard Grigg, for £126 by 2 bills of exchange at 6 mths. and 2 yrs. at 100/0 interest and quit rents to H.M., in default premises to be sold. Signed, sealed and witnessed
Endorsed with agreement, 20 Aug. 1842, between John Sprunt of Launceston, timber merchant, and Philip Oakden: Richard Lambeth having been declared insolvent bills cancelled and delivered to J.S. assignee and land surrendered to P.O. (Gleadow & Henty solrs.)

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