[70 NJSuper Page 457] The problem before this court concerns the priorities of encumbrances upon the property situated at 311 South Clinton Street, East Orange, New Jersey. Plaintiff, Benjamin Silver, assignee of a purchase money mortgage upon the premises, instituted foreclosure proceedings upon the premises and alleged a lien of cardinal priority. The following is the sequence of events with regard to the liens on said property:
April 25, 1947 Deed to Thomas Williams, Jr.
April 25, 1947 Purchase money mortgage from Williams, Jr. to
assignor of Benjamin Silver, plaintiff.
December 6, 1954 Judgments against Williams, Jr. in favor of
Allen F. Roulhac and Elton E. Hill (R & H
judgment purchased by Standard Discount Cor-
January 25, 1956 Judgment against Thomas C. Williams, Sr. and
May 24, 1958 Deed from Thomas Williams, Jr. and Fran
Williams, his wife, to Thomas Williams, Sr.
October 8, 1958 Mortgage, Thomas Williams, Jr. to assignor of
Improvements Corporation of Maryland (pur-
chased by Standard Discount Corporation).
December 10, 1958 Mortgage to Jack Gordon.
July 14, 1960 Mortgage, Thomas Williams, ...