How to use Freehold in a sentence
Under the first constitution there were property qualifications for voting which amounted in the election of the governor and senators to a freehold estate worth boo ($500) and in the election of assemblymen to a freehold estate worth X20.
Thus the udal succession and mode of land tenure (or, that is, absolute freehold as distinguished from feudal tenure) still obtain to some extent, and the remaining udallers hold their lands and pass them on without written title.
Until 1905 the only grounds for an absolute divorce were 1 Under the Constitution of 1776 senators were elected by counties, one for each county, and representatives also by counties, two for each county - in addition, the towns of Edenton, Newbern, Wilmington, Salisbury, Hillsboro and Halifax each elected one representative; and a property qualification - a freehold of 50 acres held for six months before an election - was imposed on electors of senators.
He found Neckinger Mills, which was a tannery built in the 1860s, and bought the freehold.
The greater part of the district consists of state land, the cultivators being tenants of government, but there is a certain amount of hereditary freehold.Advertisement
Land held in ancient demesne is sometimes also called customary freehold.
The second constitution, however, imposed a property qualification on coloured voters amounting to a freehold estate worth $250, and this restriction was not removed until 1874.
Sixteen million acres were in 1907 already held in freehold, as against about six million acres rented from the state on permanent leasehold.
In 1894 was passed the Advances to Settlers Act, under which state money-lending to farmers on mortgage of freehold or leasehold land was at once begun.
To remedy this defect, a statute (called the Statute of Enrolments) was passed in the same year, which provided that every conveyance by bargain and sale of freehold lands should be enrolled in a court of record or with the custos rotulorum of the county within six months of its date.Advertisement
This in turn was the foundation of another mode of conveyance, namely, lease and release, which took the place of the deed of bargain and sale, so far as regards freehold.
When suffrage had thus come to be a thing really worth possessing, the proprietor, in 1670, sought to check the opposition by disfranchising all freemen who did not have a freehold of fifty acres or a visible estate of forty pounds sterling.
Amongst the Arabs, lands were either held in common by a whole tribe, under a tenure known as the arch or sabegha, or sometimes, especially in the towns, under a modified form of freehold (melk) by the family.
A law was passed in 1873, and amended in 1887, legalizing the immediate conversion of tribal and family property into private freehold.
So great is their extent that, in spite of the immigration of recent years, the Dominion government gives a freehold of 160 acres to every bona fide settler, subject to certain conditions of residence and the erection of buildings during the first three years.Advertisement
This exclusion of the European land speculator and denial of the right to buy and sell land and of freehold tenure was held by all the authorities to be essential for the moral and material welfare of the inhabitants of a land where the duty of the white man is mainly that of administration and his material advantages lie in trade.
He had a genuine regard for the welfare of the fellahin, and a land law of 1858 secured to them an acknowledgment of freehold as against the crown.
Most of the land is freehold and cultivated by the owner himself, and comparatively little land is let on lease except very large holdings and glebe farms. The independent small farmer (bonder) maintains a hereditary attachment to his ancestral holding.
An annual sum is voted by parliament out of which loans are granted to cottagers who desire to purchase small freehold plots.
The members of the town council had to be freemen, born in lawful wedlock, in the enjoyment of estates in freehold and of unstained repute.Advertisement
Originally any inhabitant holding a certain measure of land, freehold or subject to the mere nominal ground-rent abovementioned, was a full citizen independently of his calling, the clergy and the lord's retainers and servants of whatever rank, who claimed exemption from scot and lot, to use the English formula, alone excepted.
The corporation of the city of London then acquired the freehold interest of waste land belonging to the lords of the manor, and finally secured 5559b acres, magnificently timbered, to the use of the public for ever, the tract being declared open by Queen Victoria in 1882.
The franchise, though not universal, was generously bestowed; it was a very liberal freehold system.
In 1249 John Mansel granted by charter to the burgesses that each should have five roods of land to his burgage as freehold on payment of 12d.
Even the incumbent of a parish is in law a " corporation sole," his benefice a freehold; and until the establishment in 1836, by act of parliament, of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners nothing could be done to adjust the inequalities in the emoluments of the clergy resulting from the natural rise and fall of the value of property in various parts of the country.Advertisement
In 1864, under the government of Prince Cuza, a new law was promulgated, conferring on each peasant family freehold property in lots varying from 72 to 15 acres, according to the number of oxen that they owned.
This decision created the strongest resentment among the people of the territory, as it was in distinct 1 The act enjoined that " every male native residing in the district, exclusive of natives in possession of lands under ordinary quit-rent titles, or in freehold, who, in the judgment of the resident magistrate, is fit for and capable of labour, shall pay to the public revenue a tax of ten shillings per annum unless he can show to the satisfaction of the magistrate that he has been in service beyond the borders of the district for at least three months out of the previous twelve, when he will be exempt from the tax for that year, or unless he can show that he has been employed far a total period of three years, when he will be exempt altogether."
In consequence of the Norman Conquest and of the formation of the common law the tenure was developed into the lowest form of freehold.
His father (also Isaac Newton) who farmed a small freehold property of his own, died before his son's birth, a few months after his marriage to Hannah Ayscough, a daughter of James Ayscough of Market-Overton.
In 1906 the city adopted a freehold charter, centralizing power in the mayor and providing for a referendum.
Washington, who had spent the winter at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, and had materially recruited his army, immediately marched to intercept the British, and overtook them near Monmouth Court House (now Freehold), New Jersey, on the 28th of June 1778.
This rule is explained by the conception of a freehold estate as an interest in lands held by the freeholder from some lord, the king being lord paramount.
As there are now few freehold estates traceable to any mesne or intermediate lord, escheats, when they do occur, fall to the king as lord paramount.
The necessity of finding Protestants checked subdivision for a time, but in 1793 the Roman Catholics received the franchise, and it became usual to make leases in common, so that each lessee should have a freehold interest of 40s.
Electors of the council must be natural-born or naturalized subjects of the king, twenty-one years of age, resident in Tasmania for twelve months, and possessing a freehold of the annual value of £ro or a leasehold of the annual value of 30 within the electoral district; the property qualification being waived in the case of persons with university degrees or belonging to certain professions.
Freehold with vacant possession. *Choices acquisitions are not auctioneers, we provide information/advice services.
The above premises are all freehold & have a common right over & upon all the extensive commons of Briston.
Thomas Parker acquired the freehold of about seven acres of land on which to build the works.
In cashflow terms, buying a freehold has a high initial cost.
Two years later some club members purchased the freehold of the building for club members.
Generally we do not sell the freehold of the foreshore.
For instance, bedrooms on a property that have a flying freehold will not necessarily line up with the outside walls of downstairs.
There will be a landlord who will own the freehold.
Several smaller owners have estates in the parish, mostly freehold.
Offered for sale freehold, the deeds had been mislaid.
A tenant or a small farmer might have a leasehold or a freehold worth several hundred pounds.
Appointing the Official Custodian for Charities Land holding Service to hold a leasehold or freehold property.
Back up ^^ 2 We define real estate as property, including leasehold and freehold interest, and its improvements.
The tenure of the property is declared, which will usually be either freehold, leasehold or commonhold.
A long leasehold or share of freehold interest would be offered.
We are experienced in selling all types of businesses, both large & small, leasehold & freehold.
Network Rail currently owns the freehold of the site, with English, Welsh & Scottish Railways as the head lessee.
Also 3 FREEHOLD COTTAGES Brick built and slated each containing 2 lower and 2 upper rooms with brick and tiled outhouses.
The obvious step is for the householder to buy the freehold reversion from the landlord.
As you know recently we submitted a sealed tender to acquire a freehold day center in Edgware, North London.
The villas are freehold and each villa will receive the full title deed.
Your Thai company will own the freehold land title deed for your property.
Under an act of 1724 the suffrage was restricted to adult males who possessed a freehold of the value of $134 (see History).
A - The purchase of a freehold or leasehold is almost certainly out of the question.
The freehold estate of Monk 's Risbridge and Barnardiston was sold by auction.
Despite the harsh land-laws and grinding taxation which prevent them, with all their industry and thrift, from securing the freehold of the patch of ground cultivated by each peasant family, the Asturians regard themselves as the aristocracy of Spain.
The rector, vicar or incumbent is a corporation-sole, in whom is vested the freehold of the church and churchyard, subject to the parishioners' rights of user; their rights of burial have been enlarged by various acts.