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1774 - Release of a piece of ground at Badsey called the Orchard, Edward Wilson to Joseph Smith


Mr Edward Wilson to Mr Joseph Smith, Release of a piece of ground at Badsey called the Orchard. The orchard, comprising about half an acre, was sold for £63; Joseph was then living in Evesham. Mentions Elizabeth Badsey and John Cotton who lived in nearby cottages. Also includes: (A) Typed transcript of deed; (B) Laminated summary of deed contents for display purposes. A full transcription is available in the article: The Mill at Badsey - Deeds.

Year created
Publication Date/Date Made
10th March 1774
Physical Characteristics (Dimensions)
88 cm x 67 cm
Physical Characteristics (Description)
1 sheet of indented parchment folded with seal of Edward Wilson and stamp saying GR (George Rex) on exterior
Supporting Information

The orchard occupied the area of land on Mill Lane, Badsey, where the present-day houses called Sunlea, Brookside House and Nevrin are situated. Elizabeth Badsey and John Cotton, referred to in the deed, lived at the present-day Vicarage Cottage and Glebe Cottage.

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Alan Tutton
Found in the attic of Malvern House
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