Register Book of Land Leases

The following information was received from the Maine State Archives on microfilmed records. The name of the film is "W.F.W. Owen 1774-1857 Register Book and Survey Book".

If a * is located in the last column in the chart below, additional information contained in that entry will be located below in another chart below. Look for the same file number as the indicated entry.

Over time there will be over 500 entries added to these pages. I am abbreviating some words to save time and typing... yrs=years, acres=acres of land. In some cases I have added comments in ( ) such as (no location given).

COMMENT Page in Book File # Lease To... Location/Acres of Land Length of Time Dated *
Expired 1 1 Jeremiah Dunn 30 acres on Hunts Cove 30 years 19 Nov 1787  
Expired 1 2 Thomas Henderson land on Friars Head and Snug Cove with water priviledge 21 years 6 June 1789  
Expired 1 3 Hibbard Hunt House, garden, orchard & 3 acres of land on Hunt's Point Lease for Life 7 Sept 1789  
Expired 1 4 George Peck Farm on Friars Bay & Herring Cove & Woodland lying between the same 3 yrs and one half 4 Oct 1792  
Rent Book Folio 54 1 5 Robert Calder 60 acres on Hunts Neck 99 years 4 Oct 1792  
Surrendered 1 6 Hibbard Hunt farm called Hunts Farm (*no location given) 99 years 4 Oct 1792  
Rent Book Page 10 1 7 Edward Neale 61 acres at Neals Point 99 yrs 4 Oct 1792  
Surrendered 2 8 Henry Grimes 51 acres on Harbor de Lute 99 yrs 12 Nov 1792  
Expired 2 9 William Aldridge and Family 100 acres on Harbor de Lute Lease for Life 12 Nov 1792  
Rent Book Page 55 2 10 Thomas Kendrick 51 acres on Hunts Neck 99 yrs 12 Nov 1792  
Surrendered 2 11 Daniel Holmes 51 acres at Man of War Head 99 yrs 12 Nov 1792  
Surrendered 2 12 Robert McLellan 50 acres on Friars Bay 99 yrs 12 Nov 1792  
Surrendered 2 13 John Lilley 50 acres on Friars Bay 99 yrs 2 May 1793  
Expired 2 14 Jeremiah Dunn actual location not give. See notes below . 6 May 1793 *
Expired 3 15 Ruth Serles, Spinster farm called Stover's Farm on Harbor du Lute 35 yrs 6 April 1796  
Surrendered 3 16 David Tinker farm on Hunts Neck 99 yrs 4 May 1796  
Rent Book Page 52 3 17 William Mitchell farm on Hunts Neck 99 yrs 4 May 1796  
. 3 18 Hibbard Hunt Renumeration of his farm called Hunts Farm to the proprietors by Hibbard Hunt . 10 June 1797  
Surrendered by Judgement. New Lease # 45 3 19 Laurence Batson farm on Hunts Neck 99 yrs 30 June 1797  
Surrendered 3 20 Richard Parker no location given (See note below) . 30 June 1798 *
Expired 3 21 Hibbard, Lydia & John Hunt Hibbard Hunt, Lydia Hunt and John Hunt and survivors of them, of a parcel of land on Friars Bay, part of Hunts farm so called reconveyed to proprietors 10 June 1797 by Hibbard Hunt Lease for Life 5 July 1798  
Expired 4 22 Peter White 30 acres on Harbor de Lute for his natural life Lease for Life 1 August 1799  
Expired 4 23 Jerusha McLellan Life lease of a house and certain privileges to Jerusha McLellan, wife of Robert McLellan; said covenant agreed to by her said husband. Lease for Life 7 August 1799  
Expired 4 24 John Fitzgerald lot of land on Harbor de Lute Lease for Life 19 Sept 1799  
Expired 4 25 Wm & Abigail Gammas lease of a water lot on Snug Cove Lease for Life 4 Sept 1799  
Expired 4 26 William and Mary Serles lease of lot of land on Harbor de Lute Lease for Life 26 March 1800  
  4 27 John Lilley Release by John Lilley of his lease dated 2 May 1793 to the proprietors of Campobello . 13 April 1800  
  4 28 Rachael Parker Release by Rachael Parker, widow of John Parker of her husbands interest in a lease dated 12 Nov 1792 to the proprietors of Campobello. . 14 April 1800 *
Expired 4 29 Henry Young a water lot in Snug Cove, 3 acres   23 April 1800  
Expired 5 30 Peter Lyons lot of land on Harbor de Lute Lease for Life 16 May 1800  
  5 31 Henry Grimes release by desertion of Henry Grimes lease dated Nov 12 1792 to the proprietors of Campobello   13 May 1800  
Rent Book Page ?5 5 32 Mary Stafford & two children Lease to Mary Stafford & two children and the survivors of them, 50 acres of land on Harbor de Lute, being Staffords Lot so called and some woodland. Lease for Life 30 Oct 1800  
  5 33 . Boundary lines of McCurdy's Lot and of Staffords Lot in Harbor de Lute by Deputy McDonald; not dated . not dated  
Expired 5 34 Archibald Ladley of Parker's Lot 30.5 yrs 12 Nov 1800  
Expired 5 35 John Lilley for life or ten years of lot of land on Friar's Bay Lease of Life 7 Feb 1801  
Rent Book Page 48 5 36 Wm & Elizabeth MacLellan and the survivors, of a lot of land, 25 acres on Hunts Neck Lease for there Lives 16 Feb 1801  
Expired 5 37 Will Aldridge of a house and Stovers Meadow Lease for Life 25 Feb 1801  
Expired 6 38 Hibbard Flagg lot of land (no location given) Lease of Life 18 Aug 1801  
Surrendered New Lease 6 39 David Owens Morgan lot of land at Hunts Neck for the term of his natural life Lease of Life 7 Sept 1801  
  6 40 Jerusha McLellan Release of Jerusha McLellan, widow of Robert McLellan of her lease dated 4 August 1799 to the proprietors of Campobello   9 Sept 1801  
Expired 6 41 Ezra & Thankful Mitchell lot of land at Harbor de Lute for them and there survivors Lease for there lives 29 Sept 1801  
Expired 6 42 John Low Lease of Lyons Lot on Harbor de Lute to John, Martha & Elizabeth Low, or the survivor of them   3 Dec 1803  
Surrendered 6 43 John Parker lot of land on Harbor de Lute 40 years 4 May 1805  
Expired 6 44 Charles Mathews See Below for further information...   25 March 1805 *
Rent Book Page 44 7 45 Lawrence Batson lot of land on Hunt's Neck to Lawrence Batson, Anne his wife and Love Batson there daughter, and the survivors of them   31 Jan 1810 *
Expired 7 46 Archibald Hamilton of Annapolis Lease of a beach priviledge to cure fish on Casco Bay Island for 6 months. 6 months 2 May 1810 *
  7 47 Hibbard Hunt Assignment of lease by Hibbard Hunt to D. Owen on a/c monies (sic) advanced for him; but redeemable in one year 1 year 30 June 1810  
Surrendered 7 48 Hibbard Hunt Lease to Hibbard Hunt, his wife Anne and son William and others of 500 acres of land on Friars Bay (not given) 13 May 1811  
Expired 7 49 John Lilley a cottage and garden on the south side of Snug Cove Lease for life 27 Nov 1811  
  7 50 Jeremiah Dunn Release by Jeremiah Dunn of his lease of land to D Owen   31 March 1812  

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Page in Book File # Lease To... Additional Comments Dated *
2 14 Jeremiah Dunn Reciting portions of lease dated 19 Nov 1787 & leasing same premises for 5 yrs from and after the first day of May 1818 6 May 1793  
3 20 Richard Parker Assignment of a lease Richard Parker to Thomas Parker, of a lot of land leased by D. Owen 12 Nov. 1792 to sons/send ?(not sure of word) Richard and John Parker (last deceased) 30 June 1798  
4 28 Rachael Parker (The lease dated 12 November 1792 does NOT appear in this register book)... {Heather's addition.} .  
6 44 Charles Mathews Lease to Charles Mathews (if he shall survive Will Aldridge & others) of a lot of land in Harbor de Lute, for the term of his own life. 28 March 1805  
7 45   * there are NO leases recorded in the records for the period between March 1805 - December 1809 1805-1809  
7 46 Archibald Hamilton The records did not indicate where Annapolis was... I assume it was the one in Nova Scotia. 2 May 1810  

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