Abraham Leahair of Thorney Abbey in the Isle of Ely and County of Cambridge farmer
15 September 1787
wife Sarah Leahair, son Daniel Leahair
Abraham Fountain, Abraham Leahair
wife Sarah Leahair £40.
son Abraham Leahair £50.
Rebeccah the wife of Robert Spriggs £50.
daughter Ann the wife of Isaac Mears £50.
grandchildren Matthew and Elizabeth Leahair, the children of deceased son Isaac, £10 each.
Remainder split between wife Sarah and youngest son Daniel.
Peculiar of Thorney
Sarah and Daniel Leahair
15 September 1789
Entries in the Alteration of Tenants for Thorney:
Farmhouse etc in French Drove 146 - 156
152a 2r 1p
Abraham Leahair at £76 per annum from
1772 let to him again at £76 and Lady Day 1773 at £76 and Lady Day
1775 at £86. Mr. Lehair is to pay £15 towards repairing his buildings
The contract relating to this reads:- Abr. Lehair Farm now in his tenure from Lady Day 1779 for 7 years at £100
Abraham Lehairs Farm let to him again from Lady Day 1779 for 7 years at the advance rent of £140.
Coleseed stands for a crop 1779. Surveyed in Sept and Oct 1779. Abraham Leahair
9a 1r 28p at
£19 17s 11d.