Copy of lease
(1) The Right Honorable Richard Charles Francis, Earl of Clanwilliam in Ireland and the Most Honorable George William Frederick, Marquis of Ailesbury (the trustees of the last will and testament of the Right Honorable Richard late Viscount Fitzwilliam in Ireland, deceased);
(2) The Right Honorable George Robert Charles, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery;
(3) John Edmond Byrne of Upper Baggot Street in the County of Dublin, grocer.
All that lot or parcel of ground with the dwelling house and offices now standing thereon situate in the east side of Gilford Road, Sandymount in the Barony of Dublin, in the County of Dublin, bounded on the north-west, west and south-west by Guilford Road and Sandymount Green, and on the north and north-east partly by the holding of James Beckett, partly by the holding of Susan and Louisa Hepenstal and partly by an unleased portion of the Estate of the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, together with all the rights, members and appurtenances to the said lot or parcel of ground belonging or in any wise appertaining
Terms and conditions:
George Robert Charles, Earl of Pembroke, the party of the second part, being under the age of twenty-one, the parties of the first part demise, set and to farm-let unto John Edmond Byrne the above property (reserving to said George Robert Charles all manner of mines, minerals and royalties), to have and to hold from 29 September 1869, for and during the term of 150 years, yielding and paying unto George Robert Charles the yearly rents of £95 and £190.0.0; the former sum to be paid during the first three years, and the latter sum to be paid during the remainder of the term. Within the first eighteen months of the said term, Byrne to build and complete in a good and workmanlike manner on the said demised premises fronting to Gilford Road five good and substantial dwelling houses, of the best materials well roofed and covered with slates and best lead not more or less than two stories high and shall enclose the said demised premises with a stone or brick wall within the first twelve months of the said term, and within the first eighteen months of said term to expend the sum of £500.0.0 at least in putting the dwelling house and offices now standing on the premises into a permanent and complete condition of repair.
Accompanied by a map of the property. Includes a consent dated 28 May 1903, stating that the lessee shall, so long as any of the instalments payable to the Intermediate Education Board on foot of a loan about to be made on the security of the premises shall remain unpaid, use that portion of the said premises now known as the Academical Institution as a boarding school. Also includes a statement of consent dated 7 May 1918 by the Right Honorable Reginald, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, that the yearly rent of one hundred and ninety pounds reserved by the lease shall from 25 March 1918 be abated or reduced by the sum of £65.0.0 per annum.